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: May 30, 1896
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00081
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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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w Before buying your Nursenr Stock investigate and know what you ale getting. Know' iat,,t.
on TRIFOLIATA you are buying of a Grower and not a second or third hand dealer '
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:'" :' -, A Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock. THE POMONA NURSERIESare

\ the most Extensive in the State and offer aU Home Grown Stock. Peaches. Plums, Pears,
g ',', .-tdver; j 300 Varieties of 4. Japan Persimmons, Grapes,Figs,Mulberries,Apricots Almonds,Satsuma and other Oranges and
I Lemons on both '
? Ornamentals.
:::, .."Fruits_ and ,
,'j' "TA."v 'J' peaches,Pears, Plums, Persimmons, Nuts, Grapes, Boses, 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. ., '
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It will pay those intending to plant Orchards to visit my Nursery and Experimental Grounde.Write .
:St. MARY NURSERIES; for Catalogue and any information wanted.
': ,; W. D. GRIFFiNO I ,PROP., ,

'.-., GLEN. ST. MARY FLA. Macclenny I'la.
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f' Order your supply now and make sure of it.. PRICES: One pound by mail,40 cents; 4 pounds, "'n 4s9 ff Snn Clean aSc.a package.
.- cents pound in quantities of less than 200 pounds;; :: uIi Deiih INTERNATIONAL STfKK.h00D Yeipa
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..:... in 200 pound lots and above 20 cents per pound.SeedrreeCromstemsteavesandtrash. Bymafl.postBEGGARWEED. stock healthy aDd saves feed,see.per )%.

paid.**cents Pound pounds,95eents.! By s:; L. CAMERON Seedsman '
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: e: :,F ',::. CAPITAL $100,000. : Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors',

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.: : ';. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, Ja.okson.ville, Florida. I

,.:.epeetfu11y solicits you Deposits,Collections it General ., ..
'" -.' -, R.Yt.$2 CABINET BOURBON.... .............. ..|6o9T.
: offered facility: which their balances ORANGE YALLI Y............?.... ...... 200 00 .MARTIN RYE..................,J.,...... 300
Depositors. every 3PRINCYALIY..r. .................2 so VIRGINIAGI ADES...................._ 400.
business and responsibility warrant. BALTIMORE CORN....................... 2 oo OLD BOURBON.................... ......500KENTUCKYSOUk '
} 'f.-: NORTH CAROLINA CORN... .............2 HASH................. 5 00
iAFE RENT FROM ,$5.OO CLIFTON CLUB............................ 3 so oo OLD BAKER........ ......................500
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-.,. _. ., .' JUGS EXTRAt: One fallen 350; two gallon, see; three ration, 750. Remit by postofficemoney
.J':: ', _'- "';" ;. ,y order,check or registered letter.; We cannot ship C. O.D. Remit with order. ..
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J: .' : .. Dr. Tate Powell and his brother, ing_their rose bushes with tobacco

Mr. J. H. Powell, have invented anew stems. Mrs. Green says the stems are "

k strawberry refrigerator and have not only a good, clean mulch, such as
applied-for a patent on their inven is needed during our long hot summers THE"DAISY"PLOW I IAn

tion. When asked for the essential but that they soon become incorporated I

.r-i- ..ppintsin which the new refrigerator with the earth and forman

differs, from those now in use Dr. excellent fertilizer. This is a valuable _

:Powell said: "The advantages suggestion 'for our growers of;

f M- claimed for our refrigerator over any oses.-Halifax Journal I Implement That Every Gardener and Strawberry
others follows First the .
;jf. areas : : By Mr. Stephen Jennings is making a I : Grower Should Have
peculiar construction of the ice box '
good thing of it on Hutchinson's Is- .
the hot air from the berries is '
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land. He is burning the mangrove ;? ? t .
veyedjnto the ice chest and chilled .
trees and making ashes which he is .
'. instead of and -'-. > < .
condensing forming
selling for fertilizing These
moisture the bottom of the ice purposes. .,
on ashes have been used here with marked 2 T#, ? ;t-

box as most of them do, thereby injuring I success.-Florida Star. >.. .. ., ,. --.--.. .,.. <
the top layer of berries. Sec- 16 ';" -
: The famous Randle tract on Estero '; :: ,- .
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fastening has been sold ,
Bay to a Chicago syndi- '"

provement' in the cover by which it ate; who will plant about one hundred \. : ., .
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4, .fits air tight, and lastly, the greater. acres of choice orange trees. .. '
ice capacity of the chest, enabling it This tract comprises 320 acres, and isone

to carry to the most distant points, of the best tracts in the highlandsof ,

ik with a quantity of ice still left in the that renowned locality. This sale .
effected Frank
pan. Starke Telegraph. was through Hendry.

Y -Tropical News. 't- .. .
,/ Cheesemaking is being experi- :" : "

mented with by many of them with In the TVacahoota and Arredondo .-
% very satisfactory results. Mr. R. F. region there are '300 acres, and hear H -

"\ Bradford is among those who have Alachua about 200 acres of melons.In .: 0S 'TIm 1

t < gone into the cheesemaking business. the latter district the farmers have ,j" '

He says that he can manufacture and not had to contend with the drouth to : ..

wholesale at IS cents per pound a such an extent as the farmers in other -
full cheese. He manufactures of the and the melon
cream parts county, .
The best Tool for intensive culture
them to convenient sizes, so that a crop there looks exceedingly well. The ; saves the expenses of a horse;:
half or a whole cheese will be used prospect for prices is favorable. doe-the work just how and where you.want it done. .

by one family in a few days, and if Gainesville Sun. ... .

r he does not make a hit with his pro. Thousands of acres of Truck and Strawberries are eultivated entirely by hand. -
'. duct it will be because the public is This little plow has been perfected with special reference to Florida use and -'
z slowto recognize true merit ih this The lumber shipments for the monthof with the assistance and suggestions of Florida growers. _
April from the port of Fern .1idina, r
line. A small manufactured
one by
,were satisfactory to .
very -
I variety him, known, was as left the at"Young this office America"Saturday 'over 4,144,000 feet. The first entire Four Points and a Wrench Go With Each Plow. ja
of ever taken from the
cargo cypress
and has been satisfactorily tested.
was shipped during the month -
.. It has flavor and is lacking port on
the schooner Robert A. Snyder for Given with this paper to new subscribers for one year for $5.00. o. b.-at our a
in all unpleasant odor.-Floridian. Store-room.. .
Patchogue, N. Y., and consisted of
That there will be oranges, grown feet. FARMER and FRUIT .
I S 257,000 GROWER z
t' .:.in Alachua county theN present season ,
there is no doubt. Ex-Sheriff Hill The following is the record of phos ;rACKSONVIL z
cry sent to this office yesterday specie phate shipments through the port of
mens of taken from his Punta Gorda for the month of April : N. B. Special low rates given for Pony, Clipper and Hammock Plows 'in connection .
oranges grove
with the Write for terms..
Steamship Carolina Calzado Gothen paper. us }
on Lochloosa lake, twenty miles ,
f southeast of this city. The orange) burg, 2,020 tons; steamship Oakdale, .
now on the trees range in size from Whiteman; Memel, 1,500 tons; : .

3 .. that of a marble up to a hen's schooner Lizzie M. Eelle, Dover, Mod : WHY ?

The trees are loaded with fruit an bile, 144 tons; steamship Renfr w /

bloom and it is estimated that the Smith, Stettin, 2,760 tons; steamship .
Go on "Niggering the Corn off the Cob, Blistering Hands and
Kate Fawcett Tornebohn &
1, grove will produce this year at lastfive Wearing the Skin off? Buy a
Drogheda, 1,850 tons steamship >
hundred boxes. The trees are in .-
fine condition and growing rapidly. Serra, Fuzarrago, Nantes, 2,282 tons; CYCLONE
1; Gainesville Sun. total, 10,556; total for 1896, 17,723. CORN SHELLER.

t .. Mr. W. A. Marsh, superintendent The mammoth mills of the Wilson SEVERAL REASONS WRY YOU

of the Experiment Station of this Cypress Co., are again running on SHOULD HAVE ONE. .

place, is demonstrating that pine double time-night and day. Many ..
thousand feet of beautiful .
apples can be successfully and It Is
? fully warranted against breaking Of ret*
profitably grown in Lee county, are being manufactured and ting out of order by any fair usage. .
and in view of his success it t shipped to Northern markets by the y It takes less power to do the same amount of
T 4 vessel load. Palatka Advertiser. work than any other machine of its size ever
is strange that some of our fruit growers '' made.
\ do not engage in the business. It is reported that a saw mill of f! o--, 4-- There is no time lost after you are through
shelling by picking the cobs out of the shelled
Mr. Marsh has one-tenth of an acre large capacity Will be erected during I corn,as the machine takes the corn all off the '

under shed ,upon which he has 880 the summer near Apalachicolaand thai __ .sz.d the cob,cob drops on around the corn and in the throws box it or off basket at the back.takes- p

plants growing. Out of these an un the parties interested in the same i intend -- -,. -- ti By:a Uttle practice with it yon can easily shen" .
doing an business in rime cue bushel of ears in about 4 minutes or less.
usually large percentage are fruitingthis export
The shells is small but it will do the work of
year, no less than 800 of th ber and lumber, principally with many a larger machine. _
plants, having apples maturing now. Europe and the West Indies. It i is -. The spring can be adjusted to any tension re- '
t qujred and can be loosened when in
not thus
They are all of choice varieties, and also said that this enterprise is backed ,, avoiding any chance of its giving out. 'use -
the fruit will average several pounds by $200,000 of English capital A shdler wrench accompanies every machine..
in weight, which will command ten The outlook for an improvement i in ThpeTsonaUy e manufacturer of this machine is rated in the Commercial Agencies at $125,000 and is ., :
cents per pound in the home market the phosphate" trade is encouraging known to the Editor to be a responsible man. The '.

The fertilizer used cost ic per plant More rock has been shipped during CYCLONE CORN SHELLER: -: : a

per year.-Tropical. News. the past several months than in the is not a worthless claptrap affair,but has genuine merit. .. '
Passing by Mr. E. W. Green's Retail price f 3000. Given with the paper one year for{{.00 or as a:premium for three new .
yesterday history of the industry. The dumps subscribers at $t.oo each. Address all orders to .'
morning we found Mr. and are being cleared to make room for l

trs., Green busily engaged in mulcho continued mining.-Gainesville Sun. -- FARMER AND' FRUIT GROWER, .,' .,
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KAFFIR OOBN-L in the North. At the Kansas 'station We cannot always do the best withit Lemons and Lemon Orchards In '. ,
the seed is usually put in the ground as it needs to be cut just in the nick Messina. .
Soils 'and Climate Adapted to It about the middle of May. There is of time, and that is frequently pre In answer to a series of interrogatories '. -:.
Like all other crops, Kaffir corn, nothing gained by seeding before the vented,as it comes in the rainy season.I propounded by California fruit *'
yields best on rich land. It respondswell soil is warm. A good rule to followis think it pays to sow quite thick, growers, I have prepared the following .
to generous treatment. Its cul. to seed as soon as corn planting is so the stems will be small. report upon lemons, lemon orch -.
ture, however, is not,limited to soils of finished. A. J. AOrlando ards and lemon curing. I have numbered .., : :
certain classes and qualities. It maybe METHOD OF SEEDING. Fla. my answers to harmonize with .s. '
grown; on stiff clays and on light sand, ; Kaffir corn can be grown either in Judging from our experience with. the series of interrogatories propounded -
in river bottoms and on poor uplands, i hills or in drills, but ihe latter is considered clover, which requires about the same by the inquirers above mentioned.
an.d.it will yield profitable returns on I preferable. The rows'could be treatment, we believe our correspondent I. Pruning.-The lemon trees are
foil too poor for com. from-2.5 feef to 3.5 feet apart. The is correct as to the proper stage of pruned every three years,but the dead
Perhaps the strongest recommendation stalks will vary in height from 4 feet ripeness for cutting.. branches are cut off every June and .
of Kaffir corn lies in the fact thatit to 6.S feet, according to richness of .a October. -
will produce a crop on less rain than soil and thickness of stand, the richer Protection for Orange Trees. 2. Irrigation.The land under lem- ,
is required.for corn, and that it is not soil producing the heavier growth and Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: on orchards is irrigated. '
affected so disastrously: by hot winds.It therefore requiring the wider rows. It Drouth still continues except a few 3. Cost of land.-Uncultivated, but
is, therefore, especially adapted to may be seeded with a corn planter fit- light showers. The last good rain was i irrigable, land costs from 2,300 lire to
the semiarid West, where corn succeeds ted with sorghum or broom-corn plates.At the 15th of March. Should there be 7200* lire per hectare (the lira is equal .
only once in five or six years, the Kansas station a shoe grain no rain until the loth of June, the to 19.3 cents, and the hectare is equal
because of hot winds and drought. It drill with press wheels and force feedis usual date for the rainy season to to 2.472 acres). A full-bearing orch
is owing chiefly to this quality that its generally used. The shoes are 8 commence, all crops will be badly ard would cost 23,000 lire ($4,439)
culture has spread so rapidly in Kan- inches apart; therefore by leaving the damaged. The Hessian fly is now in per hectare ((2.471 acres). The total "
sas and Oklahoma. Hot winds are first and fourth feeds open and cover- its gloryjno rainand they are covering annual expense of cultivating and ma;
the main cause of the failure of the ing up all the others; the lows are cucumbers and watermelon vines and nuring each tree is calculated at ten,
com crop in this region, and they are sown 32 inches apart. It requires no insecticide appears to stop them. cents for orchards having running wa y
never more destructive than when they about six pounds to seed an acre. A To hunt the vines and pull ,off the ter-that is,. water from streams. .
happen come when the corn is tas little practice on bare, hard ground leaves and bury them when they appear 4. The trees begin to bear in. the ';
seling. They cause the pollen to dry where the seed can be seen will soon has proven to be the most effective third year. Orchards in this neighbor'J
up, and the silk is not fertili ed. Even show how the feed bar should be set remedy. hood are now about years
with a sufficient rainfall, a few days of to discharge the right amount. It is The area in vegetables.of all kindsis old, and each tree averages 1,000 lem- .
these withering blasts from the south- better that the stand should be a little not as large as last year; many have ons. Old trees used to bear 3,000 to j"
west, in tasseling time, may reduce the too thick than not thick enough. Fora turned their attention to somethingelse 3,500 lemons. :
yield of corn 50 per cent. Kaffir cornis maximum crop .of grain on soil of as with unfavorable seasons and 5. Preparation for market -Lemons '
'not affected in the same way. Fer- moderate fertility, -the plants! should excessive freight rates, they could not for boxing are selected, with regard to. ,
tilization takes place more readily and stand from 4 to 6 inches apart in the succeed. Freight rates will not be size and quality, in the orchard. In 1
the whole plant is better adapted to row; and on rich,soil 9 inches. If a I any better until we have a competingline November and December lemons j
stand dry weather. The leaves arethicker i maximum crop,of fodder is wanted in of railroad. The people thoughtby weighing about too grams each (i .
and coarser than corn leaves, addition to a good yield of grain, put not planting it would bring the gram=i5.442 grains) and in January ,i
and do not dry out so readily; they are in ten to twelve pounds of seed to, the "railroad company to terms. They of about 92 grams are selected, wrap- 1
closer together and partly protect each find out it is all bosh as these corpor- ped in paper,and packed in the boxes. j
other,and the plant is not so tall and, acre.Kaffir corn is sometimes sown for ations have plenty of money and no 6. Curing There is really no cur- .,
therefore, not so much exposed. When hay, that is, it is sown thick, either charity. ing process. The boxes are simply
corn has once been stunted by drought with a drill, or broadcast, and the crop The orange crop will be light stored on the ground floor of ware-
or hot winds, It never recovers. Notso when: 1 headed, cut with mower and though the big freeze did not damagethe houses built of stone,because on wooden 4
with Kaffir corn. It may remain treated as a hay crop. If cut early, it trees, badly but the young growth floors the lemons on the top and
.; stationary and curled for days and.' may produce two crops. Some va- has no oranges, only the growth that bottom layers in each box shrink.
even weeks, but when the hot winds riety of sweet sorghum, however, is escaped the freeze. No one here is Curing and packing are done by the
cease and rain comes it,will revive and, better suited for hay. In the middle discouraged, for one crate now is dealears, who purchase the yield of
if not too late in the season, will still West the Kansas Orange is a good va- worth more than six before the freeze. the orchard. from the growers. The
produce a crop of grain. riety, and in the North the Early Protection is a great thing and all or- lemons, while being cured for market, a
, While it can be grown to perfec Amber.-U. S. Farmers' Bulletin No. ange growers should be protectionists.But are kept in boxes. The lemons cut in
tion in southern and middle latitudes, 37. this has reference to National November and December are kept as -t. y
the northern limit of its successful cul Curing Begsarweed| g | Hay. protection, for if Florida sand does late as April and May; the other cuts
f': .' ture is as yet not well defined. In tests Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: not need protection nothing else does. are not kept longer than a month. All
*' at the Ontario Agricultural College, I see by the papers that many do But this is a home protection that all curing houses are built of stone,
the season appeared to be too short for not have satisfactory success in curing orange growers can apply and tnat is 7. Picking.-In October,Novemberand
kr' .4 the grain to mature. Henry.does not t beggarweed for hay, as the leaves almost this. I have in the north-west corner December lemons are cut green
consider it suited to Wisconsin. The all fall off. I have had little trouble a live oak that has spreading limbs and stored, as before stated, but in the
Michigan station regards it as inferiorto in the loss of leaves in favorable weath-- twenty-one yards from one sideto other months the fruit is well .matured 5
com for forage, Possibly further er. Most people let it stand too long the other. South of the tree in the before it is gathered.
trials may cause a revision of these before cutting, I think, for most all shape of a V, the trees came through 8. Labor.-Pickers are paid thirty
s. opinions, but it will, nevertheless, be speak of cutting when in full bloom. I damaged but little and last season I cents per day, and packing house em
wisest for the farmers in the northerntier always mean to cut mine-when it first had a fair crop of oranges and this ployes twenty-one cents per day of ten
k r of States to grow it at first only on begins to show bloom, weather permit- year the crop will be double. WereI hours.o. .
a small scale. ting; I cut it in the morning, and ever to,plant another orange grove Weight.-The poss weight of a
PREPARATION OF THE SOIL. house it before night if it has been a I would plant two rows of live oakson box of lemons, repacked, is 42 to 44
The soil should be prepared as for good day.If you'have room to pitchit the west and north sides at the kilograms ((9234 to 98 pounds).
corn. Plow and harrow to bring the over once after it has been housed time I planted the grove. Nearly 10. Price. fereen lemons are bought
soil to a fine tilth. If it has been sub two or three days,.to give it an airing, every one that comes to my place here at from ten to eighteen lire ($1.93
) soiled the previous fall, all the better. it pays to do it. It should not be put asks me why I did not deaden that to $3.47)) per 1,000.
If the surface is rough, it should bi more drying if the barn is oak. It has netted me five hundred I I. Culls.-Oversized lemons arc
i:. worked with a pulverizer till reduced.An every tight, and not in large quanti-- dollars and itstill stands living and packed in boxes or salted for confec-
even, mellow surface facilitates ties, as it may heat and mold. I do will unless the place changes owner- tion purposes; the small and refuse '
t* cultivation. The young plants are feeble not like a tight floor under it, as that ship. This is to any one planting agrove fruit are used for essential oil or cog
I and of slow growth during! the first stops all chance for the air getting to a valuable suggestion and no centrated juice.-U. S. Consular Re-
4: six weeks, and a rough uneven sur the bottom.If hoax. ports.
face can not be worked without covering in doubt about it not being dry Everything here is dry and dull '
.them up.Seeding I enough to put In the day of cutting, monotony would reign if it was not Thefe ar .438 cigar factories IQ this
:' takes place, according to put it in good sized tumbles,and open for.politics. State, 450 retail and malt dealers, 100
i the latitude, from the middle March I a little ,next day, but do not spread it -,-F. C. M. .BOGGESS. oleomargerine dealers and 12 smokingand ..
in the'South to the beginning of. June :out, and put it in early. Fort ,Ogden, Fla._ .; granulated tobacco factories,
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guarantees of grade are higher. Our Goods are made from the purest and best materials and every case our
be sold
cannot at the prices at which local
some dealers
vending made from
goods are
cheaper sources, but results considered will
ours be found cheapest in the end.
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r The Preserving Season. r--
Fruit for preserving should be tendency of the syrup to caramelize rich and.sweet. The French method canaigre (Rumex hymenosepalus) Is
partially at the bottom
the is
to make a clear syrup first, which is a winter
gathered in dry weather. It should syrup is densest. To avoid this boil done growing plant of the same
: be free,from dust; jellies are best made the juice before by melting two pounds of the order as the dock and sorrel. The
any sugar is added, replacing best sugar with a pint of water in
latter is
from such fruit, and to be clear must loss from a well known to our orange
: .be made on a clear day. 'That\is a erably, distilled evaporation water. The by, pref. white porcelain kettle; then add the growers all over the State for in the

-. little secret of jelly-making worth will be found better syrup slightly beaten white of one egg before spring all groves not cultivated are'red'1

knowing. Some fruits require but I Never use tin .in which every way. the syrup becomes hot; let it boil, and with the seed stalks. It is one
little cans, always, skim until no more scum rises. Then of' the from
sugar; hence boil the fruits well yield a metallic poison the plants which oxalic acids
; before contents, put in carefully selected fruit, a few at obtained.
F adding the sugar, and you will known as stannous Belonging to such a
hydrate. This time
be better able a being careful they do not hardy family and
to judge of the quantity poison in doses of about. containing such
! required. r 0.17. gram removing one at a time as valuable properties-tannic acid which
per kilogram of body weight caused soon as they become soft. Put in
: S glass is
Copper or brass kettles advancing every in value
sre bad for death to a year owing
guinea-pig as a subject of jars and the
f pour syrup over them. to the decreased
preserving unless : production of oak
kept experiment. Of course, at this rate Most fruits
their flavor better
y. scrupulously clean and bright. Better seeing that of and hemlock bark, we cannot but
analyses canned fruits if
t use the porcelain-lined kettle. Keep have shown steamed instead of being stewed, as eel that there must be a future fort
s in only 1.9 grains to 14.3 they are less broken up by that meth- is as a of
jams a dry, cool place. Made, :grains staple crop our State.
pound the
mean quantity To four
r. pounds of fruit'use
right will one while not
they need only of bringing
a piece being 5.2'grains, a man would haveto of any
1 white laid pound_ granulated sugar. Fill the great; return, will well the farmer
paper quite close, and an eat at a meal about pay
_t ten pounds of jars within two inches of the with for his time
other tied the top use of land and
paper over top. Made the fruit to incur energy
deadly results. But the
' fruit
f on- a dry day, I believe that the inclination the main idea is that the eating of water and; melt.turn the it boiling sugar in hot very unon little the and for capital market.invested in its cultivation .

I .., _. to mold. .. is_ less. _Should. small ouantities. of the! .noison. in repeated fruit; place the jars in a of(
'- --- -- boiling
i mOla appear, boll them agaiu. To doses is bad for the health. water and let them steam pan about Canaigre was first introduced into

prevent preserves from spoiling,apply Preserves, jams and jellies minutes ten Florida about two years ago, through
are until
apt or the fruit the
the white of an to thickness by expulsion Mr. R. J. Kerr of
egg a of to keep better if- the pots into which 'of the cold air has been forced Hockley, Texas,
r- white paper, with which cover the they are sealed who for years has been an extensive
put are up while hot, to the of the
top jar the
jars, lapping over an inch It ; put cover on shipper of the wild root 'i
or so. because if exposed to the air until at with as grown in
once, cloth
so as not to bum
will need no tying, becoming when cold little Arizona and ,New Mexico. The
fungus germs will fall on hands and results
your screw it down tightly
dry hermetically tight and strong. them from, the air and grow there. while'in the of his experiments were such
.. Experiments have boiling waterset; the jarson that: he felt
been made in These warranted in putting out
are at once if the a
germs destroyed table
to cool and if
preserving fruit of various kinds in the'fruit is sealed hot. The in any large field, which he did near Orlando.
up them
glass jars, by merely filling them,with fine sealing method should be em- i and appear boil again ,until takeoff the the fruit cowers is :I Being in that city last week we thought
hot fruit and at once covering them ployed. Either it a good time to see for ourselves what
lay a lump of paraf forced upwards. Run knife around
with a piece of cotton batting tied : fine on the top of the hot,fruit,to melt the inside of the jar, and a work air was really being done. Through the

over the mouth of the jars. Some over it, or melt it and over. out that in any courtesy of Mr. A. G. Branham we
pour bubbles. Fruit
have filled jars with uncooked berries This may appear saw a forty-acre field that
paraffine cake
can easily be re canned in this will for
and cold water, and by sealing with moved by slipping a knife under it. and retain its flavor way keep years late as January i5th, to 25th. It
cotton batting, or otherwise have was perfectly evident that the
When putting fruit in ,Gentleman. canaigre
up jars
.found the fruit in good condition af simply set the jars on a towel doubled . had not had a fair show, for besides

-- terwards. The main thing is to fill several times and dipped in hot being planted in the middle of its

r-; the jars full, and then to keep atmospheric water. Keep the jars from Oonaiffre at Orlando. growing season, it had maiden cane to

t" fungus germs from getting at drafts of air while filling.away In eight The editor of the Agriculturist contend with, and being planted on a

t the fruit. A half-inch of cotton-bat years we have had but one break visited the canaigre field of Messrs. ridge had suffered from drouth. We

f-t ting is found to make a wall that mold I while filling in this way. jar Gore & Branham at Orlando and do not know of anything that should

spores cannot penetrate. As : writes as follows: be planted on a ridge in the high pine
f A German pharmacist states,that for to canning fruit, scientists say Among other subjects stirred up at land of Florida.
t. some years he had used, with excel ing fruit cane is sugar, when added to boil the Horticultural meeting was that of f If canaigre will make a fair growth
converted'by the heat intogrape
f lent results, solid paraffine for stopping which canaigre; its growth, possibilities and with all these disadvantages it certainly
sugar, less
} vessels containing substances which sweet. probabilities. Mr. Mahlon 'Gore l
Housekeepers ought to do well when it has more
t change easily In the air. The vessels advisedto mayor of Orlando, and one who has "congenial!urroundings,''and a whole
not their
fruits when
i should be they had charge of the
filled nearly to the brim, are canned but when canaigre expert season to grow in. We were informedthat
and paraffine they are broughton ment at that place, recited the
being poured on the table. But cuisine expert- a-patch which was grown on land
; wjll form an airtight seal oft cooling. a authority ence of the trials that had been made much freer of weeds had produced
f The says, per contra, that in canning fruit He also had
paraffine may be used over andover it is wise on exhibition samples o f better and more roots, thus showing
use a good deal of '
again. sugar, roets that had been
E. grown since that the
as plain canned fruit is plant, although growing wild
apt turn and
L,L T In preparing. fruit syrups, there is a|does not retain its flavor as when made, January a chance, shbwing it- had that do.newell.with only hal i in Arizona and Mexico\ is very sensitive -

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i- not be surprised if. the yield was so much attention in Arizona and field. A good plan is to lay the leaveson as to keep it'soft and pliable for hand r ,

trebled if planted in August and/September California, has been grown here two the arm as gathered, depositing ling. When the stem is fully cured 1
and kept free from weeds. years, but with unsatisfactory results. from time to time in some shady place. the tobacco should be taken down _

While it will grow amid weeds and The root is used in tanning leather, Great care must be taken to avoid and put into hands or bundles, for -
; neglect, it stands to reason that i it I and the plant is much like the ordinary bruising the tobacco, bearing in mind i "Cuba" tobacco from 15 to 20 leaves, a
would do better if encouraged by have "Yellow Dock" in its appearance, that the most perfect leaves make the and "Sumatra" 25 to 30 leaves, to the
q ing the whole field to itself. We have being nearly ,related to it botanically.It most desirable wrappers. If the barnis bundle, being careful not to mix the
not much faith in a "lazy man's" crop, is a native of the arid regions of some distance from the field keep two varieties in the bundle. Of .
that is one that will suit him, for it.is the Southwest, where it makes its best, the tobacco covered while in transit. course for cut tobacco, where leaves
sure to reveal him in the results. Whatis growth during the'cool and occasion-I BARN HANDLING. have been cured on the stalk they .

worth having is'worth working for, ally' damp weather of winter, remain- First of all have the boards to place must be stripped off before they can
:. and canaigre can not prove an excep ing dormant through the summer. In the tobacco on as received in the barn. be put in the bundle. As soon as
tion. this region the winter rainfall is so tied into hands bulk it down. Do
Don't make the piles too thick there
} Owing to the high freight rates from I.heavy that the plants suffer from the i is danger of heating if allowed to this by lapping the leaves, leaving the .
remain -
Texas the cost of.seed is high, much excessive moisture, their growth is long before handling. For stem end outward; keep the bulk covered .
more so than it will be in a year or weakened, and the roots contain a hanging cut tobacco use laths about with blankets or burlap to prevent -
,two, when the State will produce much smaller percentage of tannin drying out. While making the
feet 4. inches long and i Ij by
enough to supply the demand. In than when grown in the drier and-hot 4 inches thick f I bundles a partial selection of two or

saving the seed practically nothing is ter climate of which they are native. each end then, slightly with the sharpened assistance of at three grades may be made. Should
I lost, as it is only the stem end that is -Experiment Station Bulletin.Tobacco iron there be a long rainy season during
an spear on one end of the lath,
required while the balance of the root the curing period, the barn must be
and the other end placed in an
can be dried. The plant producesseed hole, bored at an angle of about 45 kept closed ; if signs of mold appearon
but it requires two years to raise the leaf near the stem, open the
degrees; in a post or tree, place the
; marketable roots, while from the root space between laths on the tier poles
r stalks on.the laths at a distance of 4 ; '
5- cuttings they are grown the same year inches a little fire may be necessary at this
passthe throughthe
Florida apart,
Toba.oco.1n -TJ. spear
i it is time for
planted.The drying out the humidity.
stalk from the end to prevent
preparation of'the green root HARVESTING. splitting out. As each lath is filled Charcoal heaters made out of sheet .
: for market is simply to cut in slices When yellow blotches or spots appear remove the spear and place the lathson iron are the best to use for this purpose ..
r and dry In the sun or an evaporator.It on the surface of the,leaf, tobacco the lower tier of the barn about 6 but small fires made from dry
requires 3$ pounds' of green root to is ripe and ready to harvest. With or 8 inches apart. The next day it sap pine or some other wood that will
give one..of dry. With this crop it snot "Cuba" tobacco Lam aware that. the can be raised on the higher tiers to not impart its odor to the tobacco will

r necessary to market at any one usual plan is to cut the entire stalk,but ,make room for the freshly gathered.If do. All that can be said_' in_n rnnnw.__nn__
Kt time, as the root will keep indefinitely.Even to my hind it has been fully demonstrated the field is some distance from the tion with barn handling must be taken -
; : the seed roots if dried up so that .that much green tobaccois barn the spearing may be done near as general advice, subject to change
-' there is no appearance of life, will taken into'barns by this process. I the field, and tobacco brought in on a under certain circumstances or con-

start out when planted in moist soil. therefore advise priming off as they rack, instead of'a regular wagon body. ditions. So use your best judgment I
It is hoped that enough will be ripen, a sufficient number of leaves Primed leaves can be hung on stout coupled with good common sense
r : raised in the State the build- in mind The
to warrant from the bottom, so as to allow at wires, sharpened at the end to pass bearing these facts.
ing of an extracting establishment, least two-thirds of the entire stalk to easily through the stem of the leaf, or early-or..yellowing process must not
..' which Ought, to make the root more: ripen before cutting, then cut the the laths may be used with a cord, :I be too rapid.. In more advanced j

t valuable. Mr. Kerr is very sanguine .stalk down with a strong, sharp knifeto and needle to string on, the lath* only curing give ventilation in good weather.
t. as to the results in Florida and we understand avoid'splitting. Be careful not to serving as a support. The length of When cured give humidity sufficient '

f he is ready to make a three- cut while there.is dew. or- rain dropson lath given will hold about 32 leaves, a to soften.. % <

!; years-contract-to take all that is raised the leaves, as water frill produce distance of less than an inch apart between .- MODERN BARN. ,
t-.!' at a stipulated price per ton f. o. b. dark "Sumatra" tobacco must the the
spots, stems; put leaves backto A barn of the following dimensions -
t, cars. The question then is, can the be harvested entirely by priming or back. During the early stages of will furnish ample room to house 5
f farmer offered it at a profit at the stripping,process. Take off all l the curing and until the tobacco begins to acres of tobacco: Width, 28 feet 8
price ? We should give it a leaves as they ripen, from bottom to yellow, keep barn ventilators closed inches; length 64 feet; height 18 feet -

.ii trial top. Be careful not to allow tobaccoto during the day, and opened at night from top of sill to plate, or 20 feet
: [Messrs. Gore and Branham offer remain in the sun long after it is during clear bright weather. After from ground to plate; tier poles,4 feet
it_ the seed for sale at Orlando, at $40 a gathered for sunburn will occur in the has in each for
a yellowing process fully set apart way cut tobacco, and 4
ton in car lots, or $2.50 per too very short time. Do not lay tobaccoon reverse this order,open in the day and feet wide by 2 feet hig for primed
f.. pounds in small lots., ] the ground without some protection close at.night When tobacco is sufficiently tobacco; double doors on the side opposite .
." from sand and dirt. Leaves may cured to take down and bulkit each other, wide enough to ad
i. OaBaIgreIn.1d'IRAtsaippLt be gathered in a long flat basket, if may be again necessary to close mit a wagon and about nine feet high;

Canaigre, which is now attracting care is taken in passing through the during the day and open at night, so :windows on sides and ends about 4I

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f feet wide and 7 feet high, 4 or 5 feet by dear experience, that too large a J

apart; stationary ventilators in* gable crop generally yields dividends of the Castor Castor beans Beans in Mississippi. Live Stock 'j
were ;
ends. All doors and windows to be grown 1892
;. -. hung so as to open horizontally. This strictly Irish persuasion. and 1893. In 1892' two fields were, ""'-"- ----"" --- ........ -...-...-..-...-........ -- )

'barn will cost from $350 to $400 if a 4 planted, one being a stiff thin clay Angora Goats. '
Hay Growing in soil which
built of first class material., In. the had not been in cultivation I Editor Fanner and FruIt-Grower <
t; southern part of the State where tobacco The eighth report of the Mississippi for a number of years, while the other : '

t' is grown experimentally this Experiment Station says : was in a rich Sad somewhat sandy Can you give me any information

:, -: I do not advise building "In 1888 the station commenced a creek bottom which had been in red concerning the mohair goat or the
J barns. With some changes expensive orange series of experiments with grasses and clover in 1889 and 1890 and in corn breed of goats from which the famous
..: houses or sheds Can be safely forage plants with a view to determ in 1891, and was in excellent condi- mohair is clipped, if they have ever -
p" used. H. CURTIS ining: tion. In March both fields were been tried in Florida, and with what

Agricultural and Immigration, "i. What plants will restore.fertility plowed and subsoiled, and the seed success, and who tried them ? This

r< -- Agent. to the soil most rapidly, and at the was planted four feet apart in rows breed is very profitable in California '

i same time give fair returns in hay or' five feet apart, on April i, every and from descriptions of the pasturage
f' i seventh being made there I judge they ought to be raised
.. Over Production of Strawberries. pasture.; space eight feetto ,
The "Fruit Growers' Journal" of "2. What plants will make the l leave room for a'wagon in harvest in this State successfully:! The climate

t Illinois "The most permanent meadows. ing. A full stand was secured on may be too hot or too damp. The .
: feverhas *
says strawberry
r' "' both fields but the mohair sells from thirty to sixty
largely subsided east of Mississippi 3. What plants will' make the growth of the cents ,
pie best plants oil the heavy clay was a pound and the yield is from three to
river in the States of Illinois, Ken pastures, especially very
tucky and Tennessee. Men in those for winter grazing. small, few of the stalks reaching more five pounds a year while the increase

States no longer think that success in "4. What hay-producing plants are than four feet i in, height and the crop is very rapid. The'goats thrive out -

, this life and a happy transit to the next best for temporary use. being practically a failure: On the west .in the Vast cactus plains and I .
better soil the plants well until 1 see no reason why they will not do
if their "Since the grew
depends oCthe
upon having ten or twen- commencement -
;r I.. tyacresofstrawberries. Theeastwinds work, five hundred and eightysixspecies about the first of August when theleaves .equally well on the poor wire grass

(, however, have wafted the strawberry have been grown, many of Vere attacked by a blight whicdied hone's lands of Florida. If you have ,no _
experience mind
b malaria across the river, and the feveris ,them on soils widely different in char- them rapidly and caused the m kindly inquire -

at present raging in Arkansas and[ acter. Sowings have been made at to drop from the stalks within a few i through your columns and .
" days, leaving pnlybare stalks and greatly oblige. .
different .
Missouri When they have to use thr and under different
econditions half matured clusters of seeds. Under KLINE 0. V ARN. .
cathode seeds of the
rays to the profit the fe ; more promis Venice Fla.
such '
conditions ,
verWIll subside. It may be that 'Un ing sorts have been' distributed to it was impossible for '

cle Sam is rich enough to give us all a planters in different parts of the,State, the seed to mature well, and but few The only instanced this State of -;

r farm,' but he is not able to make all}1 I ,and special attention has been givento ripened after September i. The which we have personal knowledge is
those farms profitable when they are the fertilizing and winter grazing yield of this field was about fourbushels that of Mr. J. A. Daniel, of Glen St. _

k'' ,. :. alf set to strawberries. The fever in values. of each species. per acre, and the crop was "Mary. For ten or twelve years he has .
Illinois now is the Ben Davis apple "When this work sold i in:St Louis for $1.44 per bushel, had a flock of Angora goats, for which
; was commenced
which, after paying freight and commissions he procured the breeding animals in
but the time is not far distant when almost no hay was in the State :
the fever will end up with a congestive. except what was used by planters for, left the net receipts only 97 Kentucky. They are healthy and do ,
cents bushel. well in
per but
every respect, they
chill. home are a
consumption, and thousands of f
In 1893 another field in rich neighborhood and
The a precari
growers tons were shipped into the State
!- Florida have ann u- creek bottom which had been'in alfalfa 1. ous life. The only function of a fence
passed safely through the ally. The
census for
t, transition period above mentioned by the yield of hay report in 1880gives f for three years was plowed, sub- which they recognize is to be crawled
soiled and
planted with castor beans.; through or under or leaped over
the Illinois papef, and have learned as being ;
only .83 tons
per acre, The
blight appeared again in July and hence the farmers occasionally make
that with fields of ten a
or acresthe against of
twenty an yield
average 1.14 toner s soon left the stalks so bare of leaves raid on them and shoot lot of them.
profits diminish about in a geometrical p acre for the whole United States.In ,
that .there'seemed
no possibility of Razorback sows, where they survive ,.
ratio with the size of tire plan ta L- 1893 the, yield of hay for this State
success, and the field then the cholera and
.? tions. But our friends of South Florida had doubled, being then 1.66 tons was plowedfor some fresh meat, -
fresh in the and per f other crops.-:Miss. Experiment run down a kid and devour it. They ,
industry eager to acre against an of
average tons
1,32 Station. lie in wait for the kids be '
even to born
fill the -
aching void left by the van for the whole country. In 1895 the .. :
them the
appropriate on
ished spot.
oranges, are making diligent average yield in Mississippi had ii :Many mowing machines will -
be sold Still tbat.
they are so hardy they
preparations to bring down upon their creased to 1.95 tons, against an aver1 1 by the hardware'merchants of Gainesville have survived these disasters and.
heads the coa-
is l
ei over production next: of 1.06 for the whole <
age the
year. Several have been tinue the
;. season. The sold! to yield owner some excellent
favorable season was uncommonly] United States, or .84 per cent. above already, and another carload of the eating. We have personally eaten
to them
': them virtual this year, giii rig the average, and 114 per cent. above Champion mowers_ are expected in a of Angora kid's flesh and drunk Angora
a monopoly of the the
markets average yield in the"northern andcentral i few weeks. This indicates
that in
milk California
for weeks their many goof and can
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of the
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: do well in Florida wherever they could Little Chicks." laid in the botton of the nest is a good Lands a
for. .
get moderately dry footing in the rainy! There is great mortality among lit protection against vermin. Of course ,

season. But the farmers of Florida tle chicks, caused by different things, new ones must be used when resetting \

prefer razorback hair and skin to the says a writer. to the Homestead. Many hens, zs they will finally lose Lemons .
finest mohair; hence we could not recommend of these causes can be avoided when their strength. Sometimes they are ,

any one to try Angora.goats one knows what they are, but that is taken when very dry and pounded up
anywhere except in some vast wilderness where the trouble often lies,in not being fine, which makes it convenient for Grape Fruit

where the razorback has never able to find out what the cause is. use. A handful is then sprinkledinto

penetrated there is any such place. Much trouble is caused by ignoranceon the straw as we make the nest. and -

The soil of Florida is too valuable the part of the attendants, and still The egg tester is quite a convenience,' Pineapples IN ,

to be wasted in the growing of mohair; more through carelessness. And then I find. For example, you set four
we require'the use of it for the cultivation there are those who lose much of hens at one time: When they have A Dade

of tusks and bristles.Poultry.. their flock by being too careful, or, in passed the'eighth day test the eggs, rear c Counties; ..
other words, they keep their chickstoo and quite frequently all the fertile

closely cooped.. I know of some eggs,"can be put under three hens and FLORIDA. '.
farmers who are so afraid of their In order to induce the culture :
the fourth receive fresh
..... eggs.
-------------------------------- --------- of Citrus fruits in
chicks getting the that the ..
:. gapes they Those tested out not fertile be
Edited by S. S.DeLANOY, Apopka, Fla. as can counties named the
keep them in coops or on the barn cooked and fed to the little chicks, ,

White Feathers. floor until they get leg weakness and mixed with bread crumbs. We are FLORIDA EAST COAST J
of lousy, and die off by the dozen before not confident .
Have you' purchased ,a setting we are telling anythingnew RAILWAY COMPANY (
eggs-:of some of the numerous black they can ,tell what the matter is. to many of the readers, but if we
varieties,and, because the little chicks' Others go to the other extreme and put some on the right road, who have will for the next nine months '

flight feathers and,perhaps,other parts let their chicks run at liberty at all : not had the experience others have make a reduction of TWENTY- <

." of their baby suit show white, become times, and as a consequence lose 'had, and cause-others to wake knowledge FIVE per cent on price of its .

convinced that the breeder from whom many, if not all,they hatch, from the that is within them, twe shall be. lands in above counties, or ,.. .
gapes.... A kind of golden medium is | until Dec. 1896. > J
you bought the eggs is a fraud and a well paid. i IS, ,
cheat for sending out eggs that hatch I 1 what r would advise. Have good, I For terms and prices apply to

Impure chicks? Be not alarmed; wait roomy coops for chicks; : and hens: : and Poultry Pointers.Be D C. Sutton or W. B. Moses, West Palm .*a
night close'the front of the Beach Fla.; W.C.Valentine, Ft. Lauderdale
until fall, when the mature furnishingand every coop sure to have suitable gutters Fla.; F. S. Morse Miami, Fla.. or to j
feathers have become and keep them in for an hour or two J. E. Ingraham, Land Commissioner. i
permanent around the side of
upper coops St. Augustine, Fla. 1:
in the morning until the dew is off .
established then will ,
I ; probably you that will prevent all possibility of water .
when I would let the smallest chicksout )
find that the oft"colored feathers have
in the .
running during'heavy sudden
all fallen out and been replaced by and keep the mother in until the showers. coops ; West Coast of Florida. .
black. All black chicks chicks are at least a week old; those
spotless are
more or less off color' the first few older let out, mother and all, and try It is a good>plan to drive stakes
deep in the ground on the ,two ends of
to encourage them to hunt for their
months. Even the color of'the
? legsis the and have them 20,000 ACRES FRUIT LAND.
when hatchedbut darker living as much as possible.: If you coop snug up .
light grows
with have a yard with very little grass on against the sides. Fasten a strip across -

,On.age looking over your bl ck fowls it, you can let your chicks: out much these stakes so it will touch 'the peakof The most picturesque part of Florida lies around '_
the roof of the This will hold
earlier in the morning than coop.
when feathered will : you can In
fully, you.,. probably. great plots. Nothing will give the coop securely in place in case a Tarpon Springs and Lake Butleron
grass I
find a pat of hem With white In the ,
the chicks the quicker than to severe windstorm should ome. the line of
flight feathers of the wing; that does gapes tie
not denote impurity, as it will show in promenade in ,the deep, cold, wet Remember to grow bone, muscle, PL-KMT SYSTEM.
stock raised from eggs from the finest grass trying to keep up with the hen, leathers and flesh, a varied diet is nec- \ .
stock in existence, and is one of the who seems to be bent on giving thema essary, and the food must be of the and only 26 miles northwest from the great city of 1

faults of all black breeds. It is said good airing. With this early morn- very best, whatever is used. T AMp: : A. '. .

I that in the course of a few years a pure ing run and a plentiful supply of Feed chicks frequently, but only .
sloppy com meal, raw and scatteredover what they will partake of with keen Special offers to settlers on the best fruit and.:
white be bred from
variety can spot- agricultural lands at$S to Ito per acre. <
less black fowls by simply selecting foul and tainted ground, they relish. Never surfeit them unless at For maps and information apply to .

those that show the most white year will, as a rule, just naturally gape out the last feed in the evening, then they

after year. Other breeds have the same before you know it. Another sourceof may be allowed to have about-all they LAKE. BUTLER. VILLA LAND CO./

faults. For instance, those who have much trouble is in crowding too want.

.. bred Brown Leghorns have noticedthe many into one coop" with one hen. Fine, strong, hearty chickens are TARPON SPRINGS, FLA.

same fault in the wings of cockerels Twenty-five or thirty are often thuscrowded'together not the result of carelessness of slipshod J .
and cause sickness methods. The greatest success is
which is a disqualification if the ,
sometimes in one form, and sometimes made by those who make a sTudy of THE JUPROYED
whole or the greater part of the feath- { VI GI.OR
., ers is white The American Poultry another. Often, if everything hap-, one breed. :
Association, recognizing these facts, pens to go all right,they pass through Whitewash the coops,outside and in. ;
without trouble, but it does not pay to Frequently turn them up so the sun INCUBATOR
have made in the Standard
provision .. .
.. Hatches
ucii ..... -:i Chickens by8ttam.
'of Perfection that some white is allowed run the risk. Many a brooder is a shine. can get in its sanitary work. Absolutely ftelf.re.aatnf.

l ; but two or more feathers tipped great death trap,causing diarrhea,and Regularity in feedingbrings uni-- t ta. and The cheapest simplest first-class most Hatchet reliable,
t when this in it be in results. To the best Iogne In the markeL Circulars free,
)' sets cannot stopped formity get
white than 4 ceata GEO.
L with or showing more half ERTEL 4 CO..Qalnoy..zu.
inch feather until the -last chick is dead. I be. results, best methods must be adopted.
an on one disqualify a '
bird from being scored as a premium lieve that fifty is enough to put in any Don't wait for the sun to shine in BRASS BAND

fowl. Consequently breeders are brooder, no matter how large, and your face before getting up to feed life Instruments Drunu.Uniforms,Equip.

very careful that birds are 0. K. in twenty the limit for the hen. I usuallytry chicks. Feed early, as soon as sunrise ments price.for ever Bands quoted and Dram Fine Corps.Catalojr.Low.est 400.
to set two hens at once and if the By doing this will save Illustrations, wtt
that if not anyway. you why they simply
respect ,
t ; II 1 Music. Instrnct'ns for Amateur Bands.
hatch is eight or ten, which is aboutan some chicks from being trampled to
}: make them SQ, they happen to be 1'
restless hens.If .aduu B&.tad Hate*ittnae,CUoc I21.
the best birds in other respects that average, I put them all with one death by "
hen and either break the other hen scrub chicks '
f they have. I don't mean to say that or are good, pure-breds
reset her. As a precaution, againstlice are much better, and the uniform color
;\ they all practice this deception, but 1 / s
i there are some who do. Of course, if on the little chick\ grease the and appearance is often I quite a factor I
mother with fresh lard on the keel in selling. .
that breeder
kl-' it can be proved a was
$l guilty of the act his birds would be bone and under the wings, but do not If the hens are lousy when they are for them-

* : denied a place, and the breeder would mix coal oil, with it. Jt-is unneces- given a brood of chicks the lice will 'I get them, plant

probabably be expelled as a fraud. sary, and sometimes injures the eyes, leave the hens and infest the chicks. 1 them. They are the
standard seeds
A party asks what the Standard as sulphur will also. Use no grease Keep the coops and yards sweet by where; sown by every-the

!, means by stating that any artificial colt of any kind on the hen while sitting. freely using air-slacked lime. largest planters in the world.
Use ,sulphur, or, what is better, get a See that the coops are securely Whether you plant CO square feet
. > oring dyeing of burning feathers, etc.disqualifies-such The above hits as dime's worth of insect powder of your closed at night, so that rats or other of have ground Ferry's or Seed fA acres Annual, yon for should*90, ,
druggist and make a sifter by takingan prowling vermin cannot enter. The roost valuable book for farmers
the nail. S. S. D. and gardenws ever given .
i i empty baking powder can and It is important to have feeding pensor away. Mailed free.

Keep the drinking water in the punching the lid full of holes. Sift coops when there are broods of various D. M. FERRY & COMj, .
L shade and have the dishes arranged so I the nest well and the hen in feathers ages running together. They can Detroit,Midit -

i:t';,; .. the chicks cannot.'get into them... r of' the back. and fluff. Tobacco. stems. easily be made of laths. .

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i : 344 ; THE.PZOBIDA. P!IDlim AND FBOrr-OROWs$. MAY 30,

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State News. Our Rural Home.' :t.. .

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:Miami is ahead in the. method of Work That Worries Once a Year. Talking- .

felling large pile trees. The use of For Our Rural Home. i

\ dynamite has been introduced. A This is the season of the year when "

couple of ,sticks, the fuse lighted, a the housekeeper in the North,no matter Bicycles
puff of smoke, a shower of bark and how much assistance may be at

A ; roots, and the mighty pine is laid low. her disposal, is generally down at the ,.

Tropical Sun. mouth, down at the heel, up to her

M. S. Moremen Switzerland is elbows in soap-suds, and a forlorn ex- ;. "- ... ,
F .; at Apopka, superintending the interest pression takes possession of tjie brightest SEE THAT CURVE. .

'S S of a loan company. He says that his countenance. When the paterfamilias :-e -
:: company has 6,000 acres in orange must eat cold lunches, or take -' *

Is: trees in Apopka, Florida, but that it his meals down town; when even, the -- -- -.. r

will only cultivate z,500 acres.-Or- cat and dog find no rest for the sole ;f:,)) : < .
lando Reporter.For of the foot, until the turmoil is over. : .E'-
Then is ,
everything and
many weeks we have enjoyed span, /,= .
strawberries and expect to for many clean, sweet and shining, every picture ; .JT'SQUALITY THAT AIDS THEM, ; TO '"
weeks to come. Mr. J. A. Fletcher's proper position, curtains ar- \ :
ranged, and portieres hung, all ready TALK FOR
large patch which he is raising under : THEMSELVES S ; -
glass is just coming into bearing withan to gather in the microbes during an: S I .

extensive season ahead.-Braiden- other year.. : .; IT'S THE SCIENCE SHOWN THAT :.,.
How much more easily we manage 'I' .
town Journal. f V* .
this work :;XKV: '
here. Cleaning a room .
Reports from the Florida keys are when the ;: AIDS THE QUALITY. ;**
to the effect that the pineapple crop process becomes necessary ;-v->" .
will be exceedingly large, possibly be it winter! or summer; then in spring, ,

numbering 30,000 boxes. It can be instead of .the general going over, a f ..
few hours or two or three mornings '.'.
safely said that three.quarters of this '
may be taken to brush windows, put J
will .
crop go by way of the Florid :.
East Coast Line.-Indian River Ad up fresh blinds, .(or take them away ;
vocate. altogether if the vines have made 19 1bs--IeitItig1O: : :: ,

good growth), give a freshening up to : .
The best price received. for pineapples -
the house and furniture generally .
so'far is $1.25 apiece. This price t
and the affair is completed.
has been received for quite a numberof I .r.
always considered this the .
wrong -
crates of apples shipped from the L66a6 -
time for such indoor labor, when all .
Palm Beach Pinery, so a Sun reporteris . .
nature us out into the air-and -
informed by Mr. Haddock. The sunshine; when mocking birds are days ahead of, them. dll.. _
varieties which brought such an excel .
and the children '
singing want to roll
lent price were Smooth Cayenne and Art Catalogue 4 cegts in Stamps. ;"
on the green grass or play "make garden -
Porto Rico.
-Tropical Sun. 'J
f; ;" when We want to be put planting *:

l The Manatee brought up Saturday flower seeds and weeding the KEATING WHEEL CO HOLYOKE MASS. ,
t. of ;
night 2,500 crates tomatoes, the beds ourselves. .
heaviest ship l load of the ,season. It "Spring fever" is no imaginary ail )

i": was divided into five car load shipments ment, when forced to stay indoors on ,.
and several l smaller ones. Onecar bright spring days-the thoughts of I -
f' went to Kansas City, one to house-cleaning give me a headache; ments that have not been recently : Domestio Science

b Chicago, two to Cincinnati and one and it is then I wish I could simply set worn, shake well and hang them in For Our Rural Home.
r: all rail to New York. Tampa Times. up another wigwam and live like then the air and sunshine. If trunks, etc., The
are not left packed too long,it will not sugar pineappleswhich
All the phosphate mines are now i Indian. Glad I have an of
f easy way reach here the last of
be May or
necessary to give,them exact attention -
r full operation and the mining townsf dismissing the business;even though in early spring. first of June are the best pineapples

.. are experiencing good times. .At. the it does not meet with the approbation The cracks in wooden for canning or preserving. In -
l mines around Newberry it is said that of"'ladies who cling to the old time where clothing .often hangs partitions month af, them a silver knife and fork preparing should

r S $8,000 is paid employes each wont h. methods,-that our venerated grandmothers ter month,'are favorite breeding placesfor always be used, as the corrosive acid
i This has had the effect to greatly wore threadbare. which the contain
moths. These and pineapples acts
partitions all upon
i stimulate trade at that place and all the
steel and
I the walls should be imparts an unpleasant flavorto .
merchants report good sales.-Gainesville But, though the Florida housewifemay thoroughly the .
f brushed down several times duringthe pineapple. It is the same cor-
; Sun. do her "spring cleaning" in win- rosive that makes
the crevices examined and property pineapplejuice
Mr. Holmes Erwin, a large grower ter, or put it off'until the rainy season, if moths or other }insects are found, a valuable remedy for diphthentic <.
and wine manufacturer of Pomona (when much of it is more easily accomplished mucus when
should be treated to a strong wash of .nothing else is able to
S Putnam county, spent a day or two in ), there are matters that re- hot soap and water-lye added is ben dislodge it. .
town last week on business. Mr. Er- quire her supervision; and should be
eficial-but should not be used on An interesting fact relative to the
: win says that the vintage for this sea- attended to in time-March or April nicely painted wood work. The plain, pineapple is that it is a species air
son is very promising. He has aban being proper season. unpainted partitions in the majority of f plant, its nearest relative botanically

doned the cultivation of orange trees MOTHS, ROACHES, ETC. our Florida homes, need this heroic considered, being the Tillandsia or

since the freeze, and is cultivating the; A correspondent writes to know i iI if treatment not unfrequently, particularly long gray moss that veils most of the

land formerly occupied by 'orange can give any information upon the if the housewife does not under forests of the South from Florida to
trees in general field crops with great vexed question-how to clear a houseof stand something of the "nature of the the Dismal Swamp of Virginia. ,
success.CeLand Supplement.R. insect pests-the "silver moth" being beasts, or if she has been absent from A very pretty way to serve pine- > .
L. Brownfield and Son of Astor mentioned in particular. ThoughI home several months. apple is to cut the fruit into cubes or

have erected large sheds and put in have had no more trouble with these If ordinary precautions are taken to slices, always removing the core which

machinery* for a tannery costing.$12- enemies than in Ohio or Kentucky, i it prevent insects gaining a foothold on is both hard and indigestible, and -

i 000. They have eleven large tanks, is not because they are not here, but the premises, this dry brushing ol sprinkle with a half cup of oranges I'
large enough to tan all the hides in the (I believe), owing to the simple fact walls (that are not soiled. and for thi juice or sherry. Set on the ice until f _
State, and will be ready to begin operations that here I am obliged to look after all reason need a scrubbing), will usually thorougly chilled. Then sift over it

p in a few days. They will also these things myself. I learned someyears be sufficient; but this sweeping should four tablespoonfuls sugar, pile in a. .

r- put in a sawmill, palmetto factory and ago that "eternal vigilance is the resolutely be given several times a glass dish and serve. .

other plants, so that tfiey will be able price of liberty." year. M. G. M. Frozen pineapple is a simple but "

.to keep their men 07 busy all the year One need not, however, be always I [To be continued.] appetizing sweet. Dissolve one pint. "',:' -

round. The tanning will be done upsetting things, on the lookout for .. of sugar in a quart of water.. Freeze. .
with the tannic acid secured from the bugS and moths; but when good op Hopson-& Co., are going to operate When partly frozen add one half pint .i :: '

roots of saw palmetto, which is plen portunity offers, turn out the contentsof a turpentine farm at Bowling cream whipped to a froth and.;small. :'
tiful in that section.-DeLand News. bags, boxes and drawers take Green Polk : '
gar- .county. pineapple shredded or cut in cubes.y."J' ? '

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More sugar may be required, depend After a recent talk given by a cook- j

\ : ing upon the sweetness of the fruit ing school teacher to a large numberof The Pace That Kills.

f "East Side" mothers on household +

A home without a "cooky jar," especially hygiene, the most nutritious foods and -

where there are children, is a how to prepare them, economical buy- Fast Score Work and Fast Eating Make Three
": Years and Ten a Ripe Old
cold, forbidding place where no child ing, simple menus (for children, nutri-- Age These Days.

delights to dwell. tious soups,and how to make the most From the Cincinnati Enquirer

Force of circumstances has brought of everything an opportunity givento .-
t' was The American people live too fast, eat r :
them there, and the same force keeps the mothers to ask any questions too; fast and drink too fast. This hid\ LItJE

\' them there-until old enough to setup along these economic and hygienic brought upon many of us a train of nerv-

i: a habitation with a. cooky jar of lines that they might wish. After a ous and stomach disorders that are very .

#tt their own-but there is no pleasure in short) silence, one of the mothers rose difficult to manage. Investigation and

l r it. Every well appointed child, with and modestly asked the "best way of chemical pounds as analysis will help to those discover suffering such com-from I .

i t normal digestion, comes home from stuffing a turkey with oysters?" such ills has resulted. the discovery of Shortest, Quickest, Most AttractiveROUTE

rschool with a void that only a good, Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People

t,.. plump, wholesome molasses cooky can which has taken very high rank'as a :
Nearly all of the new mattings are specific remedy. .
properly fill. It is infinitely better BETWEEN '
) so finely woven and carefully joinedas H. P. Owens, a traveling man thirty FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTHTHE .
f hygienically and financially, to keep a to be almost as smooth and brighton years of age, who is well-known in this
, : cooky jar "on tap," than a pocketbook community and generally liked becausehe
side the other. This
one as on
enables Florida Central and Peninsular
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: whose pennies and pickles wa ste is a bright, energetic young fellow, _
t the house keeper to turn the resides with his mother at 335 Central
away with surprising rapidity and disastrous -
# matting from year to year. The new- avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio. He has beena
0., results, to the consumer,on the New York to Jacksonville by
show improvement victim of which took the
\ est importations constant dyspepsia. New Florida Pennsylvania R. R. to Wash-
: corner candy"stand where terra alba
form of continuous constipation and and
in design and coloring. in n Southern Railway: to
t-:: WI poisonous flavorings, brandy drops Beside the .solid colors-blue red strangely enough, his mother sff'erecifrom Northern Air Columbia, Florida Central &
Line. Peninsular
to all
1 and bacteria run rampant. A child'scraving the same trouble. Mr. Owens testified points in Florida.
green and olive-there are varieties to the merits of Pink Pills in most
for sweets should be respected, a Cincinnati to Harriman JuneCincinnati -
f. but the wise mother will to it that combining the various colors in stripes, enthusiastic way, and said to the En- tion by Queen & Crescent
checks and geometric patterns. A quirer reporter: Harriman Junction to Ashe-
: instead of cheap candies rich cakes Ashevllle & vile and Columbia by:South- .
Japanese matting with plain groundwork "I am glad to say anything I can for v era Railway and Florida
: or greasy doughnuts, plenty of ripe and odd in Williams' Pink Pills, because they JacksonvilleCincinnati, Central&Pensnsular -Columj -
\: fruit, maple sugar, home-made mo- J Japanese figures various 1 did me great good and other people oughtto j bia to Jacksonville.
:: lasses cookies shall be colors is popular and seasonable.A know of their virtues as a medicinein Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
candy or on Queen& Crescent to Chattanooga
thick is laid stomach -
lining now usually troubles. It was sometime
? hand to supply the need. Delicious) and Southern R'y to Ever-
down under the matting, which-gives ago when I felt a heavy .feeling in my Florida ette,Florida Central & Peninsular -
? old-fashioned molasses cookies are the goods a soft feeling under the feet stomach and I grew very constipated.;; I Limited. to all Important Florida '
I these-an ornament to any cooky jar: did not consult a doctor, hut hearingof points.

(Jl Melt one scant cup of shortening (suet and. renders it more durable. the Pink Pills I bought a box of them. Kansas City Memphis Kansas City R.R., to Fort Kansas Scott &

| or suet and butter, or lard and butter) Matting jrugs"are a new feature of la two or three days the heavy feeling in andJackbo'ville 1 to Birmingham, Southern RTy '
this year's importation. They come my stomach disappeared and my bowels Thro Line to EvereUe/Fla. Central &
back of Add it
jf on to two PeninssEErito all Fla:
range. cups I did points.
not have to
in varying sizes and of artistic pat- use more
I* of molasses. Dissolve St. Louis to Jacksonville by ..
teaspoon- than box of them before I well.
; a was
Cairo Line
Short to Du
terns, including always a center and Quoin, .
[J fuls soda in two Since that time I have only occasionally
tablespoonfuls boiling Solly Sp'gg. Illinois Central to Holly Sp'gs, .
| water, and beat into the molasses and handsome border.Medicinally been troubled with constipation and I Route. Kansas City, Memphis & Birmingham -

|: shortening until it foams. Add a half never get worried because I know just J R'y to Everette to Birmingham and F. C.,Sou.&P.
what to do. Mother also troubled
considered the onion was Sioux City& Chicago to Jack-
teaspoonful salt, a teaspoonful ginger, with indigestion and the Pink Pills did sonville. Ill. Cent. to Holly
a half teaspoonful cinnamon,one well possesses unrivaled properties for the same for her they did for mecuredher Holly Roilte.Sp'gs, }Sp'gs, K., C. M. & B. to'Bir- p
beaten and flour roll stimulating digestion the didn't mother?" mingbam,Sou. R'y to Ever- !
egg, to very soft purifying they ette and the F. C. & P. I !
: Roll out rather thick, cut carefully) blood and for aiding nature in her When appealed to Mrs. Owens an- Louis'ille & Nash'ille to River
disorders swered: "That is right. I found that it New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
l look against
that dropsical
not struggle
they cut
as though
may ,
, was a great medicine, so easy to take andso To }route with through sleepers
with a buzz saw, and bake a rich asthmas and agues, while provingi quick and lasting in its results." Jackso'vllle between New Orleans. and S

' golden brown, in rather hot oven. especially beneficial to brain workers Mr. Owens continued: "I believe Jacksonville.
The F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track in
Lc,; Spread them out as they come from and the victims of nerves. There is that; these pills are also good for nervous- Florida running through the .
'Fl l ness. When I had stomach trouble Tobacco Jteffiont,
the oven on clean brown paper, or no other vegetable that will so quickly my and
Stock Farming Dairy Section.
1.[ also and that
bread cloth, and when cold pack in relieveand, tone up a worn out sys- was quite nervous disap- Peach and Strawberry Lands, \
peared with the dyspepsia. The Pink Orange,Banana and Pineapple Co\ntryt ,
the cooky jar. They are quickly made tem. Eaten every other day they are Pills were all that is claimed for them. Phosphate Belt. t :',
of their claimed to have a clearing and whiten- You make this Hat the Silver Spring and
i-; on account generous proportions can any use of. testimonial} Other fine Scenery. .
; ing effect on the complexion. They that you see fit." The Great Hunting
. are also efficacious in all cases of colds H. P.Owens has occupied several positions Readies the.Noted Fishing Ground..
Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety
of trust in He for
t Salt codfish, just picked up, and coughs, earache, insomnia, hypo. time an employe of the city.CommercialGazette. was a- of soils in the State, and above all

k scorched quickly over hot coals is chondria, scurvy and consumption. Runs over the Central Rldgeland
} He will go on the road in few Where It Is High and Healthy. "
!r sometimes retained on the stomach days for a prominent. business house Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers

t t.: when nothing else is. onion here. Mrs.\ Owens is quite as enthusiastic the; best freight facilities for any produce to
The should be and
.. a frequent as her son about the Pink Pills and her the Northern markets.
welcome adjunct to the weekly bill"of Send also for the best map of Florida (sent
host of l lady friends can verify her good its
free) and note the towns on route.
Fish is considered indispensable at fare all the year around, but even opinion of this wonderful remedy if they A.O.MJ..ODONBLL.O.P.A/a

r all dinners when fashion reigns. If more especially during the spring and Feel disposed to do so at any time. Where .

both hot and cold fish are served, the when .the the testimony is so general and unani-
summer wavers
(riot should come first. The cold will mous as to the excellences of Pink Pills The Fla. Cent. Peninsular R.;
and the system seems generally "run the has found it to be thereis
as Enquirer Offers to ShippersThe .
r i take the place of game. Dark fish are down."
to believe all the
certainly good reason -
i better tailed than white, as the oil is good things said-about the safe and Shortest and Quickest Route I

scattered throughout the body. In How's This! simple remedy.Dr. BETWEEN

light fish the oil is all in the liver, and Williams' Pink Jills.for Pale Pea FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
We offer One Hundred Dollars Rewardfor
ple contain all the elements to
is In fish add necessary
: the flesh dry. boiling ,
any case of Catarrh that cannot be jive new life and richness to the blood THE EAST AND WEST.
Y. to the water a bay leaf, bit of carrot, cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. and restore shattered nerves. They With Improved Ventilated Cars,this company -
whole pepper corns and allspice. F. J. CHENEY & CO., Props., be had of all drnggis-ts, or direct: by mail handle IB the better Orange equipped and Vegetable than ever Cropland ever to

1 ,Striped bass and mackerel cooked in Toledo, 0. from the Dr. Williams' Medicine, Co., Insure close connections and prompt despatchto

this way are very popular at men's We the undersigned have known F.'J.: Schenectady, N. Y., at 50 cents a box, or Through all Eastern and oars Western to destination Markets. with-

r, clubs.Mother's. Cheney for the last fifteen years, and be- six boxes for $ .50. out change or delay. '

.. lieve him perfectly honorable in all busi- a.- Perishable freight followed by wire and
ness transactions and financially able to Captain T. H. Richardson who is shippers advised time passing; various Junction ..
meetings are a new and out obligation made their points and arrival at destination. '
valuable addendum to some of ,the carry firm. any farming at Rocky Point, has six acres All claims for overcharges and loss promptly -

: more progressive public schools where WEST & TRUAX, of as'fine tobacco as was ever grownin I See adjusted.that your goods are markedvia

manual training has been introduced. Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, 0. the State. Two acres are now F. C. & p. R.11. -

Their object is to form a bond between W AWING KINNAN & MARVIN, ready to cut and shed preparatory to For Information call on or address the undersigned :
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, 0. The is of his :
teachers and mothers, and to interest curing. captain proud C. E. TAYLOR.Trav.A'gt. Ocala F1a.
the latter in the school life of the children Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, success, having again demonstratedthe W. B. TUCKER Gen.A'g't,Orlando,Fit.O. .
directly the blood and mu- .M.HOLDEN,Trav. A*gt Leesburg., FU
so that the school training may acting upon fact that as fine tobacco as can be W. R. FULLER,Trav.AVt, ,
of the Price 75c.
cous surfaces system. Or N.S. PENNINGTON.Traffic Manager
found in the world be ,
can successfully
in the
home instead
be supplemented per bottle. Sold by all druggists.. Test -... Jacksonville,Fla-
of counteracted, as it so often is. monials. free. produced in Alachua county. W, H. PLEASANTS, General Freight Ajt

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I. 346 .,, .V THB FLOBIDA' FABMEB AIm pRUIT4 owe MAY 30, .

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In spite of the drouth, thetransportation worms class passenger train and a freight I ton, tobacco and rice. Of course,they :
J" .. Florida Farmer and Frail Grower and the blight, the has train I have been materially injured by the

; been so good and the prices so well up Mr. H. B. Plant received one gold long.drouth.This _
A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main
that the tomato-growers Polk countyare i medal and the Plant System receivedtwo season for the first time there
f Street, Jacksonville.ly generally satisfied. Around gold medals, one-silver medal and have been witnessed two daily trains,

Haines City, for instance, the talk is one bronze medal. The various ex- composed exclusively of express cars, ,
-,. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. of doubling the acreage another year. hibitors received five gold medals, running up through the State on parallel ,

For.One "ear ......:......".-.,................$2.00 seven silver medals,eight bronze med- lines, for the benefit of the vegetable J'
For Six Months....................4.>. ......1.00 $[The Palmetto News says that the als and seven honorable mentions. growers. One of these run to
In Foreign Countries .........i............. 3.00 vegetables leaving that wharf for the ..... Chicago, thus widening our market.

1 ::"Sabscriptions in all cases cash in week ending May 7, averaged about The Strength of Florida. .. Thejnelon area is already so greatly
advance. No discount allowed on one's carloads Last winter the .State had a freeze that it is estimated
1,333 crates or .$ft per day; ; enlarged to have reduced -
own subscription( in a club) bat to
all agents liberal except cash commission will and from the six wharfs of that sec this winter and spring a drouth; yet it the melon acreage of South
; be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby lion there would be about 33 carloads is steadily getting on. Georgia fifty per cent., This is the estimate
them. Write for terms. going out every' day throughout May, One way of measuring the output of of the railroad officers themselves

. : To every new subscriber we will send, or about 990 carloads for the entire a, country's productions is by taking who have facilities for collecting .
.. postpaid/-a copy of Whitner's "Garden- month. For the year it figures 372- account of the transportation facilities accurate information. .
o ing in Florida." For two new subscribers 250 crates or about 1485 carloads of p rovided.i We have_ information froma t
, S at $3.00 each, we will. send, vegetables. Adding Braidentown, high source, the Atlanta agent of Grossing the Everglades
postpaid Culture.", a copy of Moore's "Orange Manatee and other landings, the News the company, that the American Refrigerator The last l issue of the Fort Myers

SIN estimates 500,000 crates of vegetables Transit Company, with head Tropical News contained the following -
Rates,of advertising on application., shipped from the Manatee river alonein quarters at St. Louis, will construct item : "It is reported that a

Remittances. should be made by check, a year, or 2,000 carloads. Much five hundred additional refrigeratorcars corps of surveyors were met in the
S postal note money- order or registered the largest item is tomatoes. for next season's service in the Everglades a short time ,ago from the .
letter to order of _
... .. South, of which at least 125 will be for Flagler road on their way to this
sr4- .7.A.BJfBB AXJ FRUIT GROWER, Kaffir Seed Corn._ fhe. pecial benefit ofFlorida., This in place. They ran out of provisionsand

{ Jacksonville, ,Fla. For the benefit of our subscriberswho the face of a strong competition from had to turn back, but will pro -

: may wish to try Kaffir corn, in the C. F. T. Company, with headquar bably make another. attempt to reach

t 0 CONTENTS: case the supply in the State is ex- ters in Chicago, which this year di- here."
\ l h'austed, we will state that they can vided some lines of products, for in- It is .doubtless the destiny of the ,
f' procure it from F. Barteldes & Co.,, stance, beans, about, equally with its Everglades to be bridged very soon '

I State. News ............n............:....... 338 Lawrence, Kan. This firm is recommended -% competitor.The now. It is required for the perfect
': "- Kaffir Corn;Curing Beggarweed Hay; Protection by the Kansas Experiment position of Florida as the pro. rounding-out of a trip in Florida that
for Orange Trees; lemons and Station. ducer of the earliest fruits and vegetables the tourist shall be able to say he has
Lemon Orchards Messina...,........:.- 339 _... Abe
4 >- of the season can never successfully crossed the Everglades. If not this
The Preserving Season; Canalgre at Orlando
; v .. ......*_............,. 340 Stetson University Graduates. assailed. In the course of a year, it will soon be done. Then
t' Canaigre in Mississippi ...................... 341 The essays arid orations,. of the long article the "Rural New Yorker" drainage will follow, cultivation will
Tobaccoin: Florida- ..,........................ 341 graduating class, are published full lately stated : "In one way, the hot- spring islands of farms and
t- Overproduction of Strawberries; Hay Grow. in the DeLand Supplement, and we house business at the present time, especially groves will arise just as oases of verdure -

t,._ ing in Mississippi. ............;.Castor 4.......Beans.........in..Mississippi .....-. 342 have read all of them through exceptone the growing of Vegetables, is dotted the route of the Central
S.-: LIVE STOCK-Angora Goats................. 342 that on Victor'Emanuel, which a sort of lottery. Before the adventof Pacific Railroad across the great
r'" PouLTRV-White Feathers; Little Chicks; did not seem likely to be interesting. so large a supply of vegetables from deserts of Utah and Nevada.
t' ., Poultry Pointers .........'...........*...:.. 343 They are all creditable productions, our Southern States, the West Indies .
r. _Ou& RURAL Hosts Work That Worries being couched in plain, straightforward and Bermuda, not to mention more Turbulence in South Florida.
k. Once a'Year Domestic Science .,........ 344 English without of that
EDITORIAL-Kaffir Cora Seed;Stetson University any distant points, the market was a pretty Manatee: and Lee counties are pay-
t' f', Graduates;Plant System Exhibit; assumption of the ultimate wisdom of certain one. Now so many of these ing the penalty of greatness. Their
1 T '. The Strength of,Florida; Crossing the' the sophomore.which often characterizes products are placed in our winter markets comparative immunity(rom'the effects
. ,. .. Everglades Turbulence in South Florida 'these youthful efforts. We like
; 346 in such prime condition and at of the cold caused
Markets........-.............................. 347 best "The Great Modern 'Myth snch reasonable a year ago prop-
& prices,that they lessen erty in those counties to double or
Weather and ..
{... Thin-Skinned, Oranges; How a Baby Report.Saved 348 which treats of the "new woman" as the demand for, and lower the priceof treble in value, which brought an in-

i j Spaing Fruit Full of I+ever.....-..;........ 350 she is. The author is evidently a' the hothouse stuff.:" The "'NewYorker" flux of eager investors and speculators,
Real :Estate,..........................i....... 352 "new woman" in the best.and highest concluded, from a general review with a camp following of tramps and
f' --4 4. meaning of that much abused bit of of the subject, that, for the reasons bummers and a number of respectable
phrasing; and yet, she remains the above given, the hothouse pro- laboring men. It was inevitable that
J. .. Weather In Jacksonville. same charming "old girl" whom mil.
duction of garden vegetables is no there should be some clashing and
(:- Week Ending. May 35 1896OATS. lions of men have liked and gladly longer profitable, only 'in exceptionaland' there has been some, but the daily
t 0t worked for and whom millions of
'' fortuitous instances. of and
papers Tampa, Jacksonville
t 8 i t .. ..'"d= will. continue to like while the present Last week we printed extracts from Savannah have, it appears, grossly exaggerated
!. LiI jj constitution of human nature remains. the "Gardener's Chronicle,"' of London the facts. The Manatee
10{: --..... 17 showing that, whereas the. hot- River Journal indignantly repels the ,
May 78 16 81
S. May 13..,..... 78 91 73 70 21 80.I 00.00' Plant System Exhibit. house production of pineapples on aspersions fastened upon that section.It .
May I4....'... 88 18 4Ir D. H. Elliott .
May ......'? 77 87 70 79 .00 ; general land land worth thousands of dollars per, says:
15. 77 17 78
'lO .00
May 16.....,.. 77 88 b7 21 I? .00 agent, Sanford, Fla., has published a acre was formerly profitable, it is so "We open the Times-Union and
I r May May. I7-18Mean ...HU'...... 7791702280 79 92 7Q 22 .6.00 very handsomely illustrated souvenir no longer, on account of the competition learn to our surprise that 'bands of
2! .. volume giving a condensed history of of the Azores and other Southern
4 ........ white-caps are going about the country
16 78 89 7 19 80 .6 3
the above exhibit
at Atlanta countries.
t Expo- firing on the negroes and driving them
1. Total rainfall. ,. sition. It was made in hollow pyra The cabbage crop was short this out,' and the Tampa Tribune fairly
"<5!* A. J. ifitCHELL Observer. '. mid, a hundred feet square and.sixty year, but yielded good profits,and has takes our breath away with the assertion

r .. feet high, covered on three sides with probably brought a million dollars into that twelve negroes were killedat
t. Florida phosphate and on the fourth the State. Before the shipments are Palmetto last Saturday night, when
The editor'of the Green *fcove= with South Carolina phosphate. It completed the tomato crop will probably we know as an undisputed 'fact that

r Spring presented: to Mr. P. C. Fisher, contained 590 distinct exhibits, about do, equally as well, if not better. there has been no one killed, andno
j. .a prominent attorney, the questionwhether ninety per cent of them from singled e The strawberry crop doubtless netted respectable working man of any race
"' or not a newspaper is entitl individuals, a few from counties and the growers $250,000 (one point or nation ,is in danger of loss of life or
to payment for printing tax sales, if, companies of people (one of 56 varieties alone claiming $50,000 as its share). i property in the county of Manatee."
i after they have, been handed in but of fruits and vegetables prepareand d I After a long struggle with many obstacles The Journal then goes on to recite

before they have been actually printed, preserved by 59 ladies of Polk this crop is now placed upon the occurrences as actually, hap
i. the delinquent taxes are paid. He county, Fla.). There was an exhibitof the safe and enduring basis of the refrigerator pened, showing that the entire upshotof
. .' replied i in the affirmative, saying; "In seventeen herbariums the the
by pupils car system. .Practically the the fracas was wounding of two
J '> contemplation !of f law the publication of Summerlin Institute of Bartow; same is true of such tender vegetablesas white men, one of them in the arm,
t .. of the list begins with the delivery of also a whatnot carved by two of the celery, cauliflower, etc., and the cul requiring amputation, and thc'passing
: the list to the publisher, and any other Institute boys, containing 102 pieces tivation of these will now shot through the clothes of a
f-: .theory would be unjust and harsh to- and representing 62 species of Florida expand. ythird..
r. Awards the man who had contracted to trees. An annex contained various It is too early to hazard.any conjecture Neither has there been any threatening
r -- do the work other exhibits, among them a high as to the staples, sea island cot, demonstration by a band of cow.
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boys against a gang of desperate cattle Vegetables THE

thieves,.as reported, in De Soto county.. Imports for the ..week-Bermuda, 31,.
There has been for 624 crates of onions and 523 crates of various -
years a systematic FIRST NATIONAL
and ; Liverpool,. 4,916 bags Egyptian BANK OF FLORIDAJACI
stealing rebranding of cattle, but onions; Havana, 38 pkgs; Nassau, 93

: the owners, like sensible American pkgb. ,

citizens,held a convention and pledged Receipts Southern vegetables ,for the SONV I.e.:

*themselves to put this down by peace- week include the following: Pennsylvania The Oldest National Bank in the State. .
Railroad 12,958 pkgs"cabfiage, 22.058 pkgs
able means, if possible, by organization i
and beans, 2,525 pkgs peas, 9,290 pkgs cucum- CHARTERED: 1874. CHARTER
vigilance bers, 2;781 pkgs tomatoes, and 1,612 pkgs EXTENDED, 1894.By .
various Old Dominion line, llSO.pkgs conservative,yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
strength and ability to meet legitimate demands.
: : : cabbage and 8,850 pkgs peas; Savannah We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our \
11.ark ts. line, 29,000 packages; total by these lines, drafts on all parts of the world. own '
100,874 pkgs' against 80,385 pkgs last We invite a visit or correspondence, toward business relations, assuring you that your
WWw\ week. favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention

JACKSONVILLE FLA. :May 29. Beets, Florida, per crate, 50c to 1.00; JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C; COOLEY
Charleston, per 100 bunches 3.00 to 6.00; \ President. Cashier. '
FRUITS AND PRODUCE. Norfolk, 3.00 to 4.50; ; Carrots, Southern, ,

Corrected by Marx Bros. new, per 100 bunches, 2.00 to 4.00. Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent. ,.,
These are avenge quotations. Extra choice Cucumbers Charleston per basket, 1.25 0"
lots fetch: prices above top quotations, while poor to 2.25 Florida, 1.00 "
crate to 1.75.
lots sell lower. ; per .
fT Pines,crate ................_u........3.25 to 4-00 Cabbage, Florida, 75c to 1.25; Savan- THE LAKE GEORGE NURSERIES -
Strawberries,per quart............... .0'/ to .o8 nah 1.00 to 1.50; Ch'n, large, 1.50 to .
............. '
Lemons, Messina box 3.25103.50 \ ,0.
English Peas dried,bu... .......... 1.50 1.75; Wakefield, 1.25 to 1.50; N. C. 1.00 are offering a fine lot of Budded. Trees for sale for season of'95 and '96, including a limited supply of'
Peas, Clay,bushel........... ......... ,85 to 1.50; N Norfolk .75 to 1.50. Cauliflower, 0
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Whippoorwill 1.00 Florida, basket 1.00 to 3.00. Egg GENUINE '
Lady........_................. 1.25 TREES AND BUDS
41 Blackeye...... .................. 1.50 plants, Florida, per bbl, 2.00 to 4.00. /
11 Browneye...... ................ 1.00 String beans; N. C., per 1-3 crate.75c. to Also Grape Fruit. Tardiffs. Magnum Bonum Mediterranean Sweet Bessie. Tangerine and-'
Cocoanuts.: ...0.......... ............... 3.50 1.00; Ch'n, wax, per basket, 25c to 75c; common Orange' Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca I Peanuts best brand..... ............. .os to .06 stocks. Write for prices to .
Cabbage.Florida, bbl ......II'.;:... i.oo to 1.50 green, 40c to 75c; Sav., per basket 25c w. 'v. HA'VIIINS: SS SOIVS
Potatoes,New York,bbl.............. 1.25 to 75c. Squash, Fla., marrow, per bbl. I I,
II sacks ...................,... 1.00 crate, 2.00 to 2.50; yellow crook neck Georgetown; Fla

Onions", New Egyptian Bermuda, 2 bushel, bushel sack.crate... 1.50 2.50 basket> 50 to 75c. Tomatoes,-Fla., primeto DAVID SON & CO .

L Eggs........................... .....:, .10 fancy, per carrier, 2.25 to 2.75; poor .
to good 1.00 to 2.00. .
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Yellow Yams,bosh................... 35 to .40 Pineapples.New f
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Sweet Potatoes, *
II."' II II. .35 Oranges Pineapples Eerly
t Hubbard squash, bbl.......:.I1...... 1.50 York-Total receipts from the Vegetables of all Kinds. _
Lettuce,doz......................__... .ioto .15 Bahamas last week,540 crates; from Ha- No. 20 West Front Street, CINCINNATI 01110. .- _'". .
Celery ..... ............ ........_ .3oto .35 Browne -
Egg Plants, bbl..............;........3.00104.00 vana, 16,286 barrels. Seccomb I .
Tomatoes, crates. ._ tOI.'SO sold, May 18, 27 bbls Jamaica pines at SOMERS BROTHER '
> Sweet Pepper,bu ...-\.I.I......!..... ..;L.. 1.50 6 to 6Jc! ; 44 crates Bahamas, at 4j to 6c.| HOME GROWNPineapple & CO.
t Green Beanscrate............... .... .50 sold 21 ... .. PITTSBURGH, PA.
E. L. Goodsell
; Pena,crate.................... .75 to I.SO Company ,- May : -
.03t0.06 1,600 Florida pines at 8c.| Fruits and Produce

Kershaws, each.... ........ ......... 05 to .10 Buffalo-Pines in excellent demand. 'Slips. Receive and sell in car toad Iota and analler
Parsley per doz. bunches ............ 05 to .10 2s and 3s selling at $7 to $8 per hundred uant1tie .all Product of the Orchard.Garden, ;
,Green onions,per doz. bunches.....,. .15 to.25 with No. Is reaching $10 to $11, and extras Dary.HenneryandFarm. .. .
Pepper,hotrbush,...................None. and SuckersOf Bead for our little book"SafftsOaza to Shipper*Ifwtet .:'
}> Sage well cuted.lb...,................... .25 $14 $16. Report,SpectalReferenceaSiencuietc.anfree.. ,/
Hens..-...... .-....n......<"-. -...... 30tO.35 Boston-Pineapples are in large receipt Inquiries and Correspondence Invited i
Roosters*..-*..*_...1._.._ ...' 25 the Following Varieties
Half-grown.._..._............... .15 and selling easy at low prices, ranging -
Bradley RedJUld.
; Turkeys, per pound gross......... .10 to .12 from 10 to 15 cents each. There is a very Eugene B. Redfield. .
F Ducks._.._........_*.. ........... 30 to .35 largo of this fruit and it is likely tobe FOI SALE: ESTABLISHED 1871. a.
...... _.... .. .. crop .
Geese. ..... .. .. .3.5 to.40 little later in the
at per 100..II..y......__ ..... .40 to .75 quite low a season.- REDFIELO & SON,
Water Cress, doz. bunches ..... .. .25 to,40 American Cultivator. ABBAKA PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN
'.Cauliflower doz......................None. 0 GOLDEN
Xeeks per doz bunches 1 II............. .25 -.a. QUEEN, QUEEN, RIPLEY Commission MerchantsAND ;
; Radishes per.doz..................... .to to .20 The first Peento peaches from Florida QUEEN SMOOTH CAYENNE PER- :__
Cucumbers,crate...... ............... 1.00 : --
:-' New Potatoes,per barrel ............ 1.50102.00Spinach reached New York last Saturday and are ,NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH.
y _; ,per bushel.................None. selling at retail at $1.50 per! dozen, the Fruit Auctioneers
;w Cabbage. Florida .... ................ ,o2 to .06 priceasked also for Bidwell peaches. to .'. ,
Salsify per dozen bunches...,...,,. .25 to .30 Apply .
i.- Plums, per bushol..................... 1.00 Cucumbers from glass houses near Savannah G. MATTHAMS 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa. '. .
t. Summer Squash. crate.............- .75 and Charleston, are offered with field ,
.' Cantaloupesbbl............... ..... 3.00to5,00 grown from Florida.-Garden and. Forest Florida.Pineapple Company, We handle aU kinds of Fruits and Vegetable!,
'<' either at private sale(which has hereto ore been .
r \ i .. x Or to .0 o. our custom)or by the auction system (recently
added to our business)as desire. _
fe.rr .. you may
*:-* 0 New York Markets. MADDOCK & ?MATTHAMS,

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West Palm Beach Fla
' j Potatoes. ,
;:' .:4'>.>>- Southern new have arrived much more CLYDE'S ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE. } QUICK RK'r

'> 0 this week and market has ruled JACKSONVILLE PLA. 15 1896.
'T ,freely May Mr. E. P. Wilbur wishes us to state
dull and weather has been In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables
; Commencing Tuesday 19th theserviceon
that the bananas of his be .
raising can shipped to us is our motto. WU
warm most of the week and a large proportion the St. John's River Line will bo per- GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
found in all the
; of the receipts has been prickedand formed by theSteamer nub grocery stores. FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
in poor order, and such stock has re- "EVERGLAJWB ;/ They are small this year owing to in. BUY OURSELVES. They are protected

quired immediate sales irrespective of clement weather, but are of excep- by ing our a dollar.40 years Enquire experience as to without our standing default.

; _. price. Most of the stock has been appointed to sail as follows: tional sweetness and flavor. Thayer and financial stability which any bank or
poorly culled the primes no better than Schedule May 19th to May 31. merchants having mercantile reports can
.1*, seconds, and seconds mere culls. The Leave Jacksonville Tuesdays and Fri & Sauls wrote that they preferred to verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR .
. lack of rain South is mainly the cause off das,5p.m. handle these at double the price of foreign your name for our quotations. Stencil and

the small size of the potatoes, and from Leave Sanford, Thursdays and Sun fruit on account of quality. o Mr. .cards free. Letters promptly answered.

some sections primes are no better than days.5 a. m. % Thomson, of Chicago, states that he
,some shippers' culls were*last year. Stock Schedule commencing June 1st.Leave never liked bananas until he tested ,
is arriving from all points between North Jacksonville, Tuesdays and Sat-
t and Florida these.-Florida Star. .116 Warren St,, New York. ,
Carolina though shipping urdays, 5 p. m.
has not become,general from points north! Leave Sanford, Mondays and Thursdays The pineapple crop will be about ESTABLISHED 1855. -.

of Charleston. First of the week some ,5 a.m. two weeks later this season than

f';mcy stock sold higher,but market soon F. IRONMONGER, JR. usual. The heavy shipping will be .
tok settled to 3.00 to 4.00, and toward the A. J. COLE, Fla. Pass. Agt. -
: close latter figure has only been reached Gen'l Pass. AgtFLORIDA on about the middle of June. That Since our refreshing rains of two

':_ for finest marks, average prime selling fine variety, the Queen, has made a weeks ago crops have advanced

from 2.75 to 3.50, and very good marks Up-to-date Horticul- big growth of fruit the past two rapid! Some tobacco> has been set

2.25 to 2.50, with common.to fair grades, tural hand book. the weeks. The fruit will be large and out but where people have preparedto
1.00 and present of ,
to 2.00. The Bermuda receipts were
held at 5.00 to 6.00 first of the week but 400 fruit leading industry. Experience Latest practice and opinion and best of fine this season as will also the Porto go into it on a good scale there
holders had to come down to 4.00 to 5.00 methods of culture. Most recent experiencein Rico. Mr. Hamor picked one on has not been rain enough to set- oqt

; to effect sales and at the close 4.50 is full. orchard and market with varieties new and Saturday weighing ten pounds. The plants safely. Experts claim it will

7 Via. Havana in small supply but very poor and old.tural Authoritative Society. Send 11 work for by last State"Annual Horticul-" toBROWHB crop of that variety in this vicinity do well to set out plants several weeks
{, n lect.ed. New Orleans have arrived ,, will from thirteen
run eight pounds Welaia
'" quite freely and with a light demand; Secretary G 1 e n1I. VRUlf \ I from now.- item in Palatka
each.Ankona item in Florida Star.
sales have been generally from 3.00 down Bt. Diary, Fla. I Times.

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WEATHER AND CROPS. first since April 27; oats failure; other HillsborougH, Plant City-A few

For the Week -Ending May 26th. crops doing very' well.-S. E. Dennis. local showers; corn silking is suffering;.

Precipitation- Crawfordville,Wakulla-Eight long,\young corn still*growing; but few Experien ce

While there have been no general dry weeks terminated on 2ist by fine I potatoes planted yet; stock water

rains throughout the State, on the rain; corn is smaller than has been I I scarce, oranges growing, as they haveno
h whole.the week has been more lavor- since 1841,but looks well, yet in 1841we fruit to support; vegetable shipments has proven conclusively that

able for the showers were heavier and made a heavy corn crop; we are suspended.-W. Stinson. better grapes and peaches

more numerous, covering a larger sec not discouraged; other crops bid to be Lake, Clermont-The long drought ,
and of them
usual. W. T. Duval. more are produced
as good as
ended 21st ,all
tion of the State. There are many I on ; growing vegetationiLuking
j counties portions of which have been McAlpin, Suwannee-Good rain on \ j, better; central orange leaves when Potash is liberally applied

: visited by copious rain, while large 21st, 'but was not general; first 'sweet!i are straightened; grape crop nearly To insure a full crop of

!- sections of the same divisions still potato plants being set out, rain_has ruined by dry weather; crabgrass not choicest quality use a fertilizercontalnl..ng

: suffer for moisture. As a rule, the put new life in everything; oat crop yet growing.-Dr. ].B. Rosenberg. not less than
: rainfall has been dis- being harvested; it is very light-W.
irregular, badly B. Black. I, Orange, Buda-Few Slight showersin
tributed and light. On the 21st, sec- I some sections; orange trees only -
tions of Lake county, vicinity of Cler- Molino, Escambia-Week of sunshine thing doing well on high land.- 'Actual Potash.Orchards .
with local showers 22d. Corn
on ,
rain of
mont, received the first any Proctor.
rice, potatoes, cane and vegetables I treat-
within two months, and
consequence V Volusia of all
Orange City- -Crops
very'well; early peaches scarce; ; :
a marked improvement in vegetation ed with Potash
promising.-W. H. Trimmer. kinds thirsty for more rain; corn looking are compara-
noted. Light showers favored por- pears Milton Santa Rosa-Crops fairly well; one little shower has tively free from insects and
grow- .
t tions of Volusia Or-
Columbia DeSoto Dade, Manatee ing nicely; some sections need rain; started grass in groves.-S. ,M. Morse plant disease.

ange, Jackson Suwannee, Jeffersonand good stands of corn and cotton,worms I I Sumter, 'V.ildwood-No rain; early Our pamphlets are cot advertising circulars booming .
special fertilizers,but are practical 'works,contain
If have ceased their -G. W. ''corn will be cut short, also melon
Escambia from the 20th to the ravages crop Ing latest researches on the subject of fertilization,and
g 21St. An exceptionally heavy rainis Curtis. if dry weather continues;ponds so low are really .helpful to farmerS. They are sent free for
reported from Emerson Suwannee Chaires, Leon-Some good rains that stock have to go long distance for the asking. GERMAN KALI WORKS,

county, on the 2istthe amount!. being passed through this county,-but none water; suffering in places.]. H. 02 Nassau St.New York.

i 3.20 inches, and on the 22d 0.26 of of any consequence here; crops in Davis.
: an inch fell. Yet in ,other portions of pretty fair condition, doing as well as Columbia, Lake City-Good show. Right in Sight

the county rain is,much needed. This could expect.-J. H. Patterson. ers in some localities; others but little; I Sure ShownWe'll

instance fairly represents the conditions DeFuniak Springs, Walton-Some southern part ,of county 'none for six Saving
over the State. light showers; planting sweet potatoeshas weeks; crops good in all but last send you our'General Catalogue .
= been very much retarded by lack named section.-W. B. Knight. and Buyers Guide, if yot
i Temperature send in Tha .
us 15 cents stamps.
F Sunshine during the week has been of rain; peaches have dropped until Orange, Orlando-:-Conditions of pays part postage or expressage, an<
above the normal the the crop will, be quite short; some last week made worse; few showersin keeps off idlers. a
sky being
par- shipping.-J. T. Stubbs some sections, but little here con- It's a Dictionary of Honest Values
tially obscured about noon or soon ; .
Full of information .
Waukenah Jefferson-Had lignt siderabla important ni
area be planted in canai-
thereafter well defined cumulus
by matter where buy. Pages
you 700
showers first since :March to wet the
; root setting tobacco
gre plants at
and cumulo, stratus clouds, disappearing 12,000 illustrations: tells of 40,00
as evening advanced. The week ground; too late to save oat crop;,other standstill account lack of moisture. articles and right price of each.. On
with little moisturein crops will come out; gardens can be Rice. profit only between maker and uses
was warm very replanted peaches plums and Get it.MONrOOliERY.
; pears
the air and but little Hillsborough, Sutherland Heavy
failure and well.J. WARD & CO.
; cotton corn looking rains with local showers ,
dew, Thursday .111-116 Michigan\ Ave., Chicagc
B. Roach.Northern .
these rains will
daily; ,save the corn
I DiStri'tSuwanne /: crop.Hartley.Lake ..
.. Improvement in crops? has been lo. Emerson First of week
*cal, due to badly distributed rains. hot and dry, corn and cotton suffered; Mascotte Dry spell cut the

Crops are, decidedly better in low- on 21st heavy rain, 3/29 inches; fine corn, melon and potato crop short in
lands, the effects of lack of rainfallnot time for'setting oat potato slips; some places; wet and damp lands have fine

being so acute. Extreme western planting cotton since the rain.-W. crops; early planted cotton and to- ..... to ..,... "'. .
; counties, near the Gulf were favored J. Clarke. bacco good.-D. H. Rosenberg. ALEXANDER WEPT '
with showers during 'the latter part of Alachua, Archer-Corn and cotton Southern District:

; the week. Wherever rain has fallen, growing finely; too dry for vegetables; Lee, Myers:-Fine growing weather; changed For other his worlds name,la got conquer.a new tin Alex sword should and taken have

o it has been too late to benefit, to any local showers; some sections still\ suffering Irish potatoes are dug; it is getting too another way some whack fence at men this dor same but the old PACK world That's conquestsCAuse the
great extent, the vegetable interests, seriously for rain.-W. C. An- late for much garden interests in this no weeping on either side and a "return en
but corn and cotton will show great druss.. t section.M. M. Gardner. gagement"always.welcome.
PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.Adrian,Blcb.l7orida.
improvement. As a rule, the oat crop Baker, McClenny-Some rain in .
has suffered severely with peaches Manatee, anatte.-Rain: in most
portions of other sections
county; none
places Thursday and Friday but some
.. and unsatisfactory. ,
pears all
at ; some cotton worked second and
In sections the of third time spots still dry; crops much damagedby '
many planting ; some just up, not yet the long drought fruit trees not ands
sweet.potatoes has been resumed, and chopped and others not up at all; un- much hurt.-A. J. Pettigrew.; .
; peach shipments are quite general. less heavy rains fall in a few days, : Oranges
Corn and cotton more favorable in corn crop will be very poor; light Dade, J Jupiter Vegetables continue

l: Santa Rosa county. In sections of f crop oats; potatoes, cane,-nee, peas, plentiful; light rains of this week were orts
Jefferson county small fruits are a fail pindars, backward; gardens about beneficial '4o pineapples; more is

ure. The need of rain in sections of ruined;nursery stock, suffering;peaches needed.-}. W. Cronk [nvestments

Wakulla county was relieved on the shedded badly-H. L. Reed. DeSoto, Avon Park-Late plantedcorn s y.
.2ist,by a copious fall; it was heavy at Central District: which has been retarded will Developments

Crawfordville and did much good.-On :Pasco, Earnestville-Rain very useful make rapid growth; orange trees and ,

f the following day there was rain over ; corn. looking well, having a very pineapples are doing,well; pineapplesnot [jttractiensAddrJu ,
[ portions of Jackson county, and while good color and growing fast.-]. B. fruiting much'in the field ; those .
t. too late to benefit oats; it will addmuch Dobell. under shelter fruiting well; suffering' -

vigor,to cotton and corn. The ,Marion, Mclntosh-Drought still from drought and need much: more G. D. ACKERLY, .. ;
f condition of all crops varies' with the on; effects ruin to Irish potatoes, rain.-0. R. Thacher. CCWIRAL PASSENCCft AUNT, f '
-amount and distribution of rainfall 4" ... THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE,
f' i beans and cucumbers; tomatoes burn-
and the latter has been I During his visit here last week Mr.
as irregular ing up, corn stands it well so far.- JACK3CNVJU.g.FLORIDA.I .
Linton stated to the "Sun"
and distributed there is correspondent
t- badly a corresponding John H. Bass.
lack of uniformity in the 0 that many improvements will be
L condition of the of theState. Lake, Eustis-Hot and dry, excepta made in Linton this summer. One It has been demonstrated here that
The week closes products however with limited local rain on 21St, when .68 hundred thousand pineapple slips will rye called 'Florida rye" does remarkably
a more I
favorable outlook for corn and cotton. of an inch fell in forty minutes; track I issued to settlers,to be paid for in 5,000 well on this common pineland_
It CORRESPONDENTS' REMARKS. seemed to be just over Eustis; two miles t lots. First payment to begin in two Dr. Mead is now harvesting a large
east there was none; atmosphere full -Tropical Sun. field.-DeLand Supplement.
i (District.County,Station. Correspondent.) of electricity all of week; rain madethings I l I j.- .

f Western District: st start up, but it is still dry not j]'I I Milton is to have a new three-story The White Sulphur Springs Hotelwas

t Jefferson,Lloyds Fine rain on 22d I, far.away.-H.. 0. Margary. 'Hotel destroyed by firejecently.J' .

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and confronted by fierce Anarchistsand "CENT-A-WQItJ COLUMN. GRANADILLAt ADAPTED TO SOUTH
vine and
good fruit.
Red Republicans, ready to fly at i, Strong plants, two for 25 cents; doz. $i.oo, post.
1 I j the throats of the soldiers and subvert RATES.-Twenty words name and-address I paid. Reasoner Bros., Oneco, Fla. 5* J 3

the monarchy. The Queen Regentwas one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents Noth DUD WOOD CARNEY .P ARSONBrown.

unpopular a blue-stocking Austrian ing taken for less than 25 cents. / Carney Lemon Walter's Pomelo,
'l Monarch Pomelo,Marsh Seedless Pomelo,Homo-
t Advertisements for this column MUST be
princess, with two little daughters. paid. pre- sassa, Mediterranean Sweet Sanford Mediterranean -
tI People sighed and said "If warranted to name and budded from
t Send no stamps larger than two cents. Florida tees,also razor steel budding knives 30
Spain only had a strong, king !1" Thenit Initials and figures count as one word. cents each, two for 50 cents, prepaid by mail.
s Write for references and prices. J. M. Chaffer,
was whispered around that the Candler, Fla. 5-3**

Queen expected a third child, and all
: > the turbulent factions agreed to put by CHOICE Drake Point Grove. Or- millRTY THOUSAND TREES FOR
PAINKILLER ders being booked for June delivery. Price JL Sale. Seedling and budded grape fruit
their swords for tfre present and waitto "5.00 per xeoo. 75C per 100. F. O. B. here. Ad- Valencia and Hart's Late Eureka Lemons
see whether it would be a boy or dress Drake Point Grove, Yalaha Lake Co., Fla. Dancy Tangerine and Pineapple buds All'
fruit stock four and half
buds on grape one
f : a girl. It was a boy 1 It had a won- S-3o-sm years old. write us before buying. Bowyer

derful effect.in quieting the kingdomand FANCY AND COMMON PINEAPPLE & Stephens Lakeland Fla. '
Forty acres to select from. Also
THE GREAT in keeping) down Anarchy for pineapple and lemon land on R. R. with beauti. BUDWOOD-JAFFA, HOMOSASSA, CBN-
these ten Despite her ful river front. James Holmes Jensen, Fla. Tardiff,Mediterranean Sweet
Family Medicine of-the years Unpopularity 5-30-3m Old Vini Magnum Bonum,Maltese Blood Washington
Age.j] it known that the Maltese Oval
was Queenwas Navel,Majorca, Nonpareil ,

I Taken Internally, It, Cures, a good woman, a faithful mother, WANTED-ONE THOUSAND SOUR Ribbed, Lamb DuRois., and Orange Sicily lemons Lake,and at $5.00 Eureka per,i.coo Genoa

Diarrhoea, Cram and Pain in the and the people said, "Give her a of stock, age of bud and lowest budded.cash State price size de or 750 per loo. DuRol Blood, Amonrs Blood.fierce's ,

Coughs Stomach&c.Sore&c.Throat, Sudden Cold; chance with the boy; she will makea livered. E. H. Mote, Leesburg, Fla. 5-30-4 Mandarin Ruby.and Parson Royal Brown Improved,Dancy and Tangerine Seedling,

Pomelos and Mammoth Shaddock,are$1 oo per
man of him and Spain will havea
Used Externally It Cures TO FIFTY POUNDS 100 straight. W. K, Trimble, Braidentown,
good king once more. camphor seeds. Also Manatee County, Fla. 5-9-tf
Cuts, Bruises Burns, Scalds, Spialus. The is almost ten pounds citrus trifoliate! seeds. Parties having
Toothache Pain in the Face Neu, story as fascinating l same} state quantity and price. ,,C. W. Pox. NURSERY TREES-I WILL HAVE 20,000
ralgia, Rheumatism, Frosted Feet as Bret Harte's "Luck of Roaring Fruitland Park, Lake Co., Fla. 5-30---3 of the most popular varietiesfor
i delivery this fell and winter. Send in your
Camp.", Demorest's Monthly is a orders and be to what want.
ITo article mr attained to such OUDWOOD-FIFTY THOUSAND FINE now, sure get you
popularity.-& J,m Ob,,",,,. unbound high class magazine well written and *-* well matured Riverside Navel buds from Pric s and particulars on application. W. K.
f < lr An* 4r.(1.artelt of gmt merit and TlitarTm --.Cia.1't bearing trees. C. W. Fox Fruitland Park, Lake Trimble, Braidentown Manatee County, Fla. .
!! I well illustrated. Co. 5- -tt.EGGS -
tall bear testimony .0 the ffleaey of the 5303FOR
Pein- We hare Been its magic effect into < FOR H4TCI/JffG-FOR THE
good lOothiDr artlcle.-CiJldu4tl the severest pain Diepateli.and know It b* a SALE-4 horse power gasoline engine, of the season, from best strains, Barred
AI speedy cure for pain-no family ahou14 be Fruit Full of Fever.uThe class working order As I am getting Plymouth Rock,,only 60 cents per sitting Mrs.C. .
:-r.; without it.-Jl fttrtal'ra"'f'I'L larger power will take $250. E.V Hall, Geor- Gompcrts, Lady Lake, Fit. 5-9-3
4' .: Nothinr has yet Burpaifled the Paln-KUler.. writer could name a number of pDa, Fla. 5-30-3 :
in which i 111"2'-it the most Orga value,.. le family medicine now Southern' farmers who scarcely know FOR SALE. FORTY ACRE FARM,
miles from railroad
It baa real SPANISH PINEAPPLE SLIPS splendid Straw-
merit as a of
no medicine has acquired; means.a reputation removing pain that fruit can be cooked and served on RED Sale-Four hundred thousand ready berry land, Carp pond, etc. Beautiful new
Perry D Tia' Ptln-Kule .-Jftii-porl (Jty.JT.Daty the table for July and AuguStrplanting. Book dwelling, 2 stories and attie,f rooms,good stable.
Iii as an important part of the orders now. Caiambaa Canning Co., Marco, Cheap. Owner leaves State. Address B. Jaeger,
really a valuable tteddae-H! tied b, bill St. Joseph, Pasco county Florida.
ttaay Pb jalcians.-Boito* !'radl".. fare. Lee Co. Fla. 5-23-5

II1&d.Beware of"PUB1'imitations Davis, fan'* only,So1, the genuine Fruit eaten out of hand, or if cookedat GENUINE Nunan, Bessie Cherokee, Colum-
large ob1 ,3i sad t0a eretyrhary. all baked into BUDWOOD, IIOMOSASSA OLD VINI, Michel's Early Steven
y drr preserved, or pies, onum. None Better, 50c 100, $4 and Jefferson Strawberry Plants, per 1,000 $.oo.
is all the use they know of it. If one 1,000. Budding done by contract, only $2 per JULIUS SCHNADELBACH: ,Lock Box 4,Grand Bay,
Thin Skinned Oranges.Mr. I day. 15 years experience. Robert 0. Bid- Ala.
of the children gets sick within a weekor I well, Orlando, Fla. 5-23-2

-:_ Wm. Saunders, the well-known two after having eaten a little fruit LOUISIANA (PASPALUM PLA-
for lawns and
.. writer on pomological topics from his of any kind, the fruit is blamed for pastures. Sets) $1.50 grass per 1,000, by express permanent; 35

position in charge of the Government "being full of fever," and the whole cents Lawtey per, Fla.hundred,postage paid. W.H. Powx&s,

-_grounds Washington, writes toMeehan's family is forbidden to partake of it.

monthly': The question of How the Southern people came to get CARNEY, PARSON, BROWN DUDWOOD.-GRAPEFRUIT SON BROWN, 75c. per hundred and; 85 PARlJ per-

thick or thin-skin oranges, depends hold of such erroneous ideas is hard to GENUINE We can now fill orders for thousand. Also young orange trees. H. HAR*

much on the climate in which they are tell. Certainly they have no medical' the genuine. Parson Brown budwood (the Car- R.1SON. Dade City Fla. 4-4-3
ney tree) We owned for several years the famous -
grown. Any variety of oranges grown authority for fruit of any kind being Parson Brown tree and budded our groves ALE--IMPERIAL! DWARF
with budwood from this old tree. Our budwood FOR Suckers, 85 100,840 1000,
:4n California will have a thicker skin full of fever. The facts are, no people this spring is good. We guarantee per per
very every f. o. b cash with order. H. H. WILKINSON,
than fruit of the same variety grown in are so healthy those who con bud we send out to be the genuine Carney Parson Rockledge, Fla. 3- -310.QTHAWBERRr .
Brown. Address
Co. Weir
Florida-at least, ,such is my observation sume large quantities of fruit as a part 5164BUDWOODHart's Carney. Iake Fla. PLANTS.-NOW IS

over a long series of years. of their diet.Fruits O the time to set for good runners. I have 100-
000 Alabama Newmans and Clouds
The average orange in Jamaica is not only add to the physical r- for cash.. G. W. JENNINGS 5,000 Lawtey,

thinner-skinned than the Florida. The health of the consumer, but they tone Flora. 3 -4

orange requires a long.continued up and enliven his intellectual forces.f FOR SALB for cash,time or bade,orange gron't

warm season to perfect its fruit., The there is anything in the world that Tardifr, Dancy Tan- Fla. and timber lands. B. RUMLBY,Keuka M6t ,

'. warmest climate oranges are also the I the Southern farm needs, it is more Sweet, Malta Blood and 3-1

.",' sw etest. Oranges are greatly influenced i fruits. The whole South should be No Leonardy white fly Pomelo or red, scale from in nine this year locality.old trees.Cy .L1 TOIL 1 Plants SALE,Livingston's, 100,000 Beauty CHOICE mostly TOMATO,at $i.oo

r- ,. by conditions of growth. Indian almost a paradise of choice fruits, but rus W. Butler, St. Petersburg,Fla. 6-16-3. per thousand,f.o. b. Plants six:to twelve inches

f river oranges, when at their: best, are we find instead that many farms are SMOOTH CAYENNE PINEAPPLE AND high.VEGETABLE Cash with Co.order., Winter THE Haven ELOISB Fla.: FRUIT tf

t soft and velvety, bright and clear, almost devoid of fruit trees, and what from large fruiting plants now .
growing at our Modelo Park pill Ready for CLEANED
juicy and well flavored. They reach, trees we find in cultivation are in too deliveiy in July by the zoo, 1,000 or 10,000. Also EXTRA .-Sow from six to ten pounds peracre.
this condition when rown in sheltered many instances left to shift for them fiDe Abbaka and Golden Queen suckers..Write for Forty cents per pound postpaid; ten pounds or
Orlando and Fruit
prices. Grape Company CoS. over,f. o. b.,twenty-five cents per pound. Write
groves well shaded with palms and selves. Suppose the farmer plants cot .Van Hculten Treas., Orlando,Fla. 5-2- for prices on large quantities to RXCELBIOK SEED
native No and it FARM Edgar, Putnam County,Fla. :a-8-tf
other vegetation. matter ton never gives any attention FROM EIOHTY-SIX SORTS

t .' in what part of Florida, oranges grown afterward, will his cotton thrive? W. BUDS $. True to name; Ready after middleof FOR SALE 390 acres.Two Excellent Leon county for stock farms raising,480 acres and

under these favorable influences are D. Griffing, of Macclenny, Fla;, in Bros.May., Oneco Send, Fla.for list and prices. Reasoner 5-2- tobacco Fla. growing. W. B. CIarboDtJacklODTUtet

equally good, and may be classed Southern Farmer. 824tfCITRUS

i with the best from Indian river. On -.54 FOX HOUND PUPS FOR SALE, FIRST NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOOD
English strain of blood from Imported Parson Brown. SUrk's SeedIest,
the ,other hand, oranges grown on The land in the vicinity of Pom- Stock suitable for deer hunting. Price. $g each. Jaffa, Tangerine, King, Tardiff Grape Fruit
'" cleared lands within. hundred Apply H.J. Tiffin, Courtenay Brevard county, Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties,
a 'pano is of excellent quality for truck- Fla, 5-2-3 such as Nonpareil Majorca, St Michael:

{ yards of sheltered groves, will be !ing. The Sun man has recieved some Duncan Malta Blood, Manager and,Centennial.Milwaukee Groves Address and, A.Nurseries L.*

I ',- rough-skinned and more or less blackt I
fine samples of celery grown by Wil- wIJet SendforAnnual Dunedin Fla. S-iy-tf
'. t Descriptive
ened by rust. One will rarely, if ever, lard Smith, whose first year this is in v h' Z' Q CATALOGUE, ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cat la
find rusty in shady sheltered lIf l- / 8 newly issued and revised. We pay freight. Write for our late
any oranges ,
the new town. Mr. Smith he is I r
k. f says C i It price-list. E. W Amsden,Ormond,]Fla. 7-i-tft.
groves. so much encouraged that he intends S a needed by
turist and plant-lover., IRRIGATED GROVE. zoo aces, 10 act
... making a larger venture in the cultureof PLANTS and TREES for in Orange trees 50 in other fruit trees, etc.
How a Baby Saved Spain. celery next season. In one tract Orchard, Window, Lawn For sale at a sacrt ce. Address"F," The Palm,
or Greenhouse. Largestcollection ;Lane Park.Lake County, Fla. 4 27-901
,i- The June number of Demorest'sMonthly are six acres of celery, of almost marvelous ,, el' to select from
1 Magazine has for its leading growth. The Sun was reliably REASQIEB BROTHERS. -in the-South.ONECO FLA. 1'1"0-BowKerM MAKE HENS Animal LAY-TbuelsnothlDgUke Meat 40 tons sold in Floe

i: article a brief but exceedingly interest informed this week that this celery ida last year. Hundreds of testimonials. Per s
particulars,write E.W.Amsden, Ormond
,? ing story of the Queen of Spain and has attained a growth of fully four and 10-IJ-tf Fla..

:> her baby, Alphonso XIII. Before a half feet, the market price for which Brahma Barred Plymouth Rock asd

his birth the-kingdom was in a very has been most satisfactory TropicalSun. F LIGHT Turkey Egg for hatching,$iwog per

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., Nacoochee ..-...._ .....J:.............?_..................................Tuesday, Jane 2 .
+ Kansas City,.... .....,...................;...........,.......... .................Thursday,Juue 4
City of Augusta .... .... ....................................................%....Saturday, une 6 'p1; -tip 4 Oj
City of Birmingham.. ...... ..................................... ............. ..Tuesday, une 9 S
."Tfacooehea ...... ............ ...._.................. .. S...................... Thursday, une .
Kansas City........................................:....!X.............. ..... .. Saturday,June tj % 4/4 oj
City of AugusU ....... ....-............'.................... ..'.........,.......... Tuesday, June J6 V :: M
City of Birmingham.....,.,................;............ ... ..:...... ...:.. Thursday,June J8 ( : .
,;facoochee ....u.... .....................,,.......... ... ... ...........;...... Saturday,June 20 cr 9/4 ;
Kansas City........................................:........................ ...... Tuesday,June 23 i: V 3- ", JJI
City of Augusta................................. .. .................... ...... Thursday, une 25une
City: of Birmingham ...... ...?............... .....i................,....... Saturday, 27 .
: Nacoochee ............. ... ..................................c.-:..................Tuesday,June 30
G.M.SORREL:: Manager, New Pier No.35, North River.. .


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:' Uhattahoochee(Calling Philadelphia).........................................Thursday, June 4 Finest Cuisine and Service No Transfers Between Jacksonville and 2few York .
}.-._ Gate City (calllneat: Philadelphia) ........ ....._.............................. Thursday: ,June n x
'::.- Chattahoochee falling at Philadelphia) ................................ ...'.....Thursday,June 18 The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers:' :.
::::'.. :Gate City(calling at Philadelphia) .................. ..............................Thursday,June 25 4
RICHARDSON & BARNARD,Agents,Uwii'flWharf. U I -( Cherokeen "
new), "Algomuin,1" Iroquois, "Stninold1 '

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Gate City (passenger and freight).......................................:Saturday, May 3o, 6 p.m. Steamers are appointed to sail according to'the tide.
City of Macon (freight only)......... ............................,.......Tuesday, June 2,3p.
Chattahoochee (passengers and freight)........... .................... Saturday,June 6, 6 p. m.' From JACKSONVILLE,FLA., (calling at Charleston), .,......M......Sundays,i'uesdapaandThursdays '
Gate City (passenger and freight)......................... ................ Saturday,June J3, 6 p.m. Erom CHARLESTON, S. C.,......................... ..................Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays.
City of Macon(freight only) ......................... ...................Tuesday,June 10,3 p.m.
Chattahoochee (passenger and freight) 1 t. ...................... Saturday, June zo, 6 m. For hours of sailing see "Clyde Line" Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers
Gate City(passengers and freight) ..... ................................Saturday,JosTe 27,6 p.p.m. ';-
City of Macon (freight only). .. ......... ................................Tuesday: June 30.3 p. m SOUTH BOUND-. "

M. C. HAMMOND Agent, 13 South Third Street. Steamers are appointed' to sail from Pier 29, East River, New York at 3 p.m., follows: ,

SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. ForCHARLESTON, S. C., ..........,................................Mondays,Wednesdays and Prdays.
: Central ((90 Meridian) Time-as below. For JACKSOHVILLE,FLA., (calling Charleston).................Mondays. Wednesdays and Fr daysCllYfcE'S '.4

City- of Augusta...Tuesday; 2, 900: p.m. Kansas City.. ...Thursday, June 18, 9.00p.m. ;, .
v Cy of Birm'gh'm. Thursday,June 4, xo.oop.m. City of Augusta.,.. Saturday: ,June zo, JO.OO p.m* ; ,. 4
Nac oochee.........Saturday, 6,10.00p.m. City of -
Birm'gh'm..Tuesday June ,
Kansas City: ......Tuesday, June 9, 4.30p.m. Nacoochee: .......Thursday, June 23 25 4.cop 6.oop.m.m. ST. JOflfiS tIVEt J.I N.J; .
City of Augusta .. Thursday June H, 7.00p.m. Kansas City ........Saturday, 27, 9.00p.m. .
City of Birm'gh'm.. Sat'day;June 13, 9.00 p.m. .City of Augusta....Tuesday, Jane 30, 9.00 p.m, DE GARY LINE. ._
Nacoochee..........Tuesday, ID, 9.oop.m. 4- ..' "
SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. Jacksonville, Palatka, Sanford, Enterprise, Fla., and Intermediate. 'i! : .
Landings on the St. Johns River. ; -
1- Central ((00 Meridian) Time-as below. .
4 Gate City..Thursday 4, i.oo p. I Gate City..........Thursday, 18, 12.00 noon The legant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer : t I
Chattahoochee. ....Thursday,June n, 5.30p,m'l(| Chattahoochee ....Thursday.June 25, 6.00p.m. :.r Cltv of Jacksonville," .

Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays at 3.30 p. m., and
((90 Meridian) Time-as below. 7 from Sanford on Mondays Wednesdays and Saturdays 12.50 p. m. .
a :City,of Kacon., Wednesday,June 8, 3.30 p. m.1 I City! Macon..... Monday, July 6, zoo p. m. .
City of Macon..Tuesday. 43, 400 p. | .. SOUTHBOUND. ....
Jacksonville, Florida. .................. ...... ,
C.O,ANDERSON,AGENT J. P. BECKWITH. I. ave 3'30 p, m. .... Jacksonville .. ... ...... Arrive 3-30a.m. .
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Sarannah, Oa. P. AGENT, 8-45 p. m. ........................ .... .. ...... Leave .
PierS, North River, New York. II '3.00 a. m. .___..................n...Astor..................... '....., .f 4.00 pmm .. I
I. a m. ..._....._........:....... St. Fraads.................=....... u
W. A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BODRS, ........:.4.3o.......... .......................... Beresford ...........n..un.u.. 4.3og.m.1.30p.m. '
Arrive 8.30'. m. .................:... .... Sanford.........._........_ ...... g.ooa. m.
1L u 9.25 a. m. .................... .... Enterprise................... ...... II
WILLIAM A. SOURS & CO.; ...... ..... .... .... ......................So.N1a.R. R.Whart.................. If 1J.oo 934a.mt a, m. '",< .

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A.J. COLE,Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green, New York. '
M. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager,5 Bowing Green New York. '" .
THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green, New York. 4< '
... wEoT SAY T., fACAfaIONVILLE: FLAwe J!'. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville.PU, ;
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville,Fla. .
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent,fool Hogan Street Jacksonville Fit.WM. .

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t4 4-' : ;\.. M :; tgoffer< special inducements to Western of the most charming spots in Florida, the owner has been offered $3 a box to the daily "Citizen'! Trom tftci? "

':-if ,"; : farmers'who! are seeking? homes! to remove and it is his intention to buy considerable at. the grove. The following crops Tampa correspondent tc): :the sew'.

<. .-", "" Jtf.Florida.-Gainesville Sun. more property before returning toSanforQ. have recently been sold at the groves: Board of Trade building : f The'--rtf'.'

f t ... ., ; A..M. McGregor of New York, one Lake Worth News. F. M. Campbell's, at $2.25 per box; of Trade held a very important tacctingat -

F i.- Ii< i ,'{':- of% the.-Stand!rd Oil magnates, has R. A. Henderson purchased. the J. Whittle's, at $3 per box, and W. i the City Hall last nffltt. 'Vice. -.
<:< -::: ; i" ',,. : :purchased. 6,089 acres of land near half interest in the Frierson and Trav- Cobb's from a small 'grove for the time ago the board determ *Jlio.erclt,J

'.'.. '- Eprt Myers for $16,600.. The land ers orange grove near Orange river,:of round sum of $625. a magnificent six-story bui&tmg on its .

."." t.' .. ', will be.cleared and set out in orange Taylor Frierson, consisting of about Still another large addition is being Franklin street lot, and $35,000 worth

..," ... < .;, .trees ,, eighty acres of land, including the made to the Plant System HospitalNo. of 'second mortgage bonds were to be .
;S ,- '.'. i f --A", dispatch from Arcadia to the Williams place of about sixty acres. i at Sanford, being an extension floated for this purpose This was -.;
I.v' Citizen Many large deals Consideration $17,300. This is thought to be as much as could be d-s -
Daily says; one of the negro section, and the kitchen
: 4-f" are being made here in the sale of orange of the largest and finest groves in Lee department, of the main building. I posed of at the present time,. bat so
.1i :'-i.- -;; ( '1 groves. Purchasers of the fruit have County. This grove some six or President Plant has not only added a i rapidly were the bonds taken up that

.t'- ": ..," 'already! canvassed the county and seven years ago sold for the meagersum library building and a green-house, : last night the erection of a'more costly &i
.- '-,bought'everything in sight. Oranges of $4,500. Today a half interest but the front grounds have been highly building was decided on, and :the
K were sold the for sells for amount is to be raised.,15'$50,
'.: .."e on trees from $1.50 $17,300, which makes the ornamented with the same beautiful .1
to $2.50 box. One bought valued at $34,600.Florida real The bonds will be dishy
per party grove : designs so conspicuous at the Tampa 1'-. _
$ 1$, a grove January)last for $rooo and estate is all 0 K.-Fort Myers Press. Bay Hotel, and the Seminole at Winter rapidly. -

.sold the incoming! fruit for $375. The Avon Park Idea Dotes a num- Park. When the present improve- Wilson Cypress Co.'s _r 1

-.. '_' 01 .' Col. .D. H. Elliott. General Land i ber 'of, recent transactions. in orange ments are completed this hospital will bare IS about complete,

... .; :'. '" Agent of the Associated Railway Land grove property in its vicinity, among rank as one of the finest of its kind in be occupied. For cots.SOIIi:
.. .- "w .:. :,,: Department of Florida, is now on the them the sale of A. M. McQuinn's the country. Dr. Frank H. Caldwell,
4'} ., V .:: ,'. ': ; East feast looking after some valuable eight-acre grove, with twelve acres of the chief surgeon of the Plant System, general utility no firm i3e" ..! .h'I:

:- / '..& :it f'4 t property purchased on Biscayne Bay other land attached, for 5000. The proposes to make it as. near perfect as a better or more imposi ",,,, ,h

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