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: August 1, 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: UF00055765:00090
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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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JACKSONVILLE J FLORIDA, AUGUST i, 1896. Whole No. 1434: Vol. pIII No. 31
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Orange and other Citrus trees are extensively (and successfully)planted
during.the"rainy seaSon"of summer.

have a limited supply of fine budded orange All trees 1 year stock old on having sour ()IRANGE. TREES FOR SUMMER PLANTING. ,
and trifoliate stock, 3 years old (budded low). our nursery
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been last winter. Trees are now in thrifty
banked to Satsuma orange trees,on Trifoliate stocks. Buds,2-years,branched;stocks,
true name: sand
Following varieties guaranteed BLOOD, 'MICHAEL, 4-years,X to K inches caliper., (Also Satsumas on Sweet orange stock,same age
MED.JAFFA SWEET,' HART'S LATE, 8ATSUMA NAVEL The foregoing are a fine lot(as fine as any we ever grew),and we are offering .

TANGERINE* *. and UOMOSASSSA GRAPE FRUIT., them,for summer planting only,at very low prices.
limited number of the famous Pineapple orange at;l.oo each OPPORTUNITY OF THE YEAR TO GETFIRSTGLASS
i. A"..."*" .' '. '} .: 'HIS-' IS THE, ONE '
and Tangerine at 75 SATSUMAS CHEAP.
varieties except Pineapple
Can furnish Budwood of aU the above .
time No agents employWrite
and save '
Order now
cents per too;Is. 00 per 1000 prepaid.
forprices,etc. Aduess' HASTINGS & WYLIE,
Write for prices stating number wanted.
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limited of L. TABER, GLEN ST. MARY, FLA.
of' and 96,including:a supply
T are offering a fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for season 95

tTardifts. Bonum, Mediterranean Sweet, Bessie. Tangerine and ,
Also Gr8.pe. Magnum All Sour
Franca Lemon. Grown to stakes. on.
and Villa
commonstocks. Orange,Sanford Iemon ,
Write for prices to'

DAVIDSON: <& co.,

Coal Hay, -Grain, Wines, Liquors,
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Eerly Vegetables of all Kinds.No. Jacksonville,. .
Oranges, Lemons, Pineapples,
20'W.lt.. Front Street -

lANONGAHF. RYE.....................$i 00 CABINET BOURBON... ........,..... ..$6 oo
ORANGE( VALLEY.................. ...... 2 00 T. MARTIN RYE.-: ., 300
Hastings'll Catalogue FRING VALLEY........ ................. 350IALTIMORB VIRGINIA GLADES.:.............. 4 Wjcor.
CORN....:.................. a oo OLD BOURBON.................... .....
fORTH CAROLINA CORN.. ....:\....... 350 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH. ............'... 500'oo
:CLIFTON CLUB.3. 00 OLD BAKER......... .*>.......... ,... 5 -

for 1896 will be ready for distribution August 15th. This will I MONTROSE I.V2TRyR.-- ca

or to one who may apply. : JUGS EXTRA: One gallon she; two gallon, soc; three gallon 750. Remit by post-offic
of customers any
be sent to all our money order;check or registered letter. We cannot ship C O. D. Remit with order.A -

It is a Catalogue of good seeds at reasonable prices. Our complete price-list of Groceries and Wine List sent free on application. ,

the who use them. If you .. 1 /
satisfaction to CO.2z
_.' seeds give growers : JOHN CLARK SON '& .

don't use them now, don't wait another season. "

/ selected and grown for use in the South .
S eds specially 75 PATTERNS
ern States. FREE N.R sat u.uURfc,q.ry
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SEEDSMEN ipluhtri,trty elotht,tie. Cbole. alphabet for oratm.nUI DarkEnf,*.** cakCoapM.d .ruk1
; H.-G. HASTINGS & CO. ; tot UitraettaM fur,mping wlthont wUnl,powder,n',"bit. Ernytiktof -
:. ...uJ de.nblet Net|i la\ TIM u told at iloret_tad.'*!!.kit ttS.1t U "try... .wla.utt 1ie.'far
I-.aLII.trW bcriptioB to our...64-cvU III.Mr U4 M"ti ,eeeUi.log.torWt 4 UM brirbteet how.fold ;
INTERLACHEN, FLA. Uncy-work deparUnenU. Address fUflUU OSTI1LT, lOgFuJfrsI ML, BOSTOS, 71 $ : ,


JOHN UH.'T. MARVIN, .. JUDGE R. B. ARCHIBALD, The Summit Nurseriesare The
Vice President
t Preslaent. with the Quest r Largestand .
THOS. W. CONRAD strictly line this season
BAYA Cashier. ,Assistant Cashier stock of fruit and Ornamental Trees,Hoses, r
CAPITA 100000. Shrubs,etc ,we have ever grown.
All the money making varieties in Oranges Most
Peaches Pears, Plums. r
Budded Roses,Camellias etc. .
THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL Figs In large supply. Grade. Complete

Stock of the Highest

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, Prloe R3&ht.:; { Establishmeat-

Respectfully,solicits".#oan' )epositSt qoJle t .:.ons. riled Genera* : '\ Will dormant-bud- Orangesand" Plnmsat J:

r: ; :, : **.bklng; 1;Business., ..J t: : very. low figures. D. L. PlERSON.fMocticello-
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D_ Depositors o offered!:every;facility which their i /balances I! Jrt .. Send for Annual Descriptive I

t "Business and responslbili-warrant. ...t 'Q." .t newly ued CATALOGUE and revised., Geo. S. Hacker & Son, .

I It contains everything I Manufacturers of
SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES TO RENT FROM S5.0C needed by the Horticulturist MATERIAL
t and plant-lover. BUILDING ,
_- '. I. orchard Window, Lawnor Purchase our makes which we guars:
,. t e7 Greenhouse. Largest superior to any sold South,and thereby
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'144 ,:- collection to select fromin
; y;.hntE 1Y1n. Church Anderson Chas. MarvIn the South. ... -
"'' : Judge R. B.Archlbald AID FAiCY CLASS A SPECIALTY.- 4:
_' ;rj h itya;.. W. M. Davidson. EEAS01ER BROTHERS. ONECO, FLA. erwuoow
JJ Dr.H.Robinson.

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THE FLORIDA.,FARMER AND FRUIT. GROWER (Florida Dispatch):was established twenty-s yet:1: yeais: -ago. for the purpose of
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promoting. ,Florida horticulture and agriculture along.modern, scientific. and practical lines. I

\ I' THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GRO is,edited and conducted exclusively by: actual and experienced tillers of the soil,

who live on the farm; and practice what they preach. -. >',
THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER has on.. its working staff %some of the* most distinguished agronomic authorities of .

the .State i -'two professors of the State Experiment Station and the agricultural agent of one: of the chief lines> of railway who is an experienced- tobacco'

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the brightest body of producers in the world, the Florida orange-growers. '

e THE. FLORIDA. FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER stands as the champion of conservative American. 'soil-culture- opposed. to the
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credit and crop-lien systems;; opposed to the single crop idea for the average farmef.: It advocates the production of home supplies to the greatest extent


compatible. with that prime object of all good farming-the creation of a.solid bank account ..
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THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, while not an "organ" for'anyone except its readers and its owners, is the steadfast -

upholder of the Florida Fruit Exchange, the most cohesive and enduring organization. of producers ever established in the.United States. ,
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THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER devotes itself to the horticulture and agriculture of Florida,'.which has unique

needs- and requirements., and for which Northern farm teachings are generally inapplicable and misleading. > .

THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER is emphatically the business farmer's paper. ..No other agricultural paper in the

** .' f. ,"-.-: '.j_ t State reaches so many farmers who conduct their business on successful plans; who make money by it, and have money to pay for what they;want;):

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THE FLORIDA FARMER. AND FRUIT-GROWER, for these reasons, is the best advertising' medium in which to reach the successful i {

rural. classes of. the State. Our "cheap column". is watched' by more country people than any other medium.

,>,_ .,' IT PAYS TO SUBSCRIBE.,_ to the Florida. ....Farmer." and-:Fruit-Grower. Every attentive reader will, gain by some one hint" in the course of .

times the cost of subscription. '' ,.
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IT PAYS TO ADVERTISE in the Florida. Farmer and Fruit-Grower.. No man who desires to do business with the,successful soil tillers
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Late- frosts" sometimes catch it full of., on either returned no profit or Boston and New York, Philadelphiaseldom w

l J Grove Orchard. bloom and blast countless numbers of; J brought the shippers into debt. giving the best results with =-

.... .- s 6 a them, but the very multitude of'themis THE CURRENT CROP. pears. He then has a shipping book _
AN ALL-ROUND' GOOD- FRUIT.- a protection, like abundant) foliage Beginning at about $5 a barrel, the prepared, containing bills of lading in .= -

F and some' will survive the severest ,price has dropped down to* $2 and triplicate, each in a different color. a
-\* frost and mature fruit. *Where trees for 'Vithevery shipment the book is pre-
What the Lo Conte Has Already $1.50 at the close of the season,
Become are nourished and fortified with mine- 'ordinary lots, leaving the grower a sented to the local agent and the =2.: =
I ral'fertilizers the is almost as cer- charge per package and the total
crop ranging from $i to $4 a barrel.
'Things far fetched and dearly profit
in each bill of
tain as sweet potatoes. There maybe hard and charges are entered
Times apparently as
bought are fit for ladies"is an old'adage It is only half the usual setting of fruit,' the market are as much depressed as last lading. One of these is forwarded to
which*frequently proves true. I the and if
but the will larger and will consignee, an overcharge
pears grow but last the LeConte was
illustrated in Florida at the year, year
certainly happens to be made and the consigneeis sn
measurably.sustain the profits. belated and ran against local fruits
time where one can see on
present fruit known whichis behind their so careless as to pay it, that mer-
the fruit stands of Jacksonville California There is no to us usually several weeks chant receives no more fruit. His
Bartlett right along so susceptible to the amelioratingeffects Southern competitors. .
pears fertilizers. The I consignees are instructed, no matter
side the homegrown Le Conte sell. of mineral A NOTABLE EXCEPTION. what the charges 'are, to ,tender the

ing for a higher price when they are writer has two rows of tenyearoldtrees fall six Mr. J. Crawshaw, Jr., of Lawtey, amount named in the bill of lading
which receive
5'S no better and not even as good as the I every brand has been a large shipper of pears for and demand the fruit In this way
Le Conte is when properly treated. eight pounds apiece a good ten years. He has several times visited do delay or bickering about an over-
of fertilizer and are mulched, never
The amount of ignorance prevailingin the Northern markets in time to charge can occur.
Florida respecting this is cultivated" in any way except when results and
pear witness the of his own
the fertilizer is raked in with His fruit is shipped steadily to one
There does not is he
astonishing. result
really others' The
shipments. firm in each and is sometimes sold
from these ,
hoe Fruit is gathered .1.1 ;
farmer in .
be a ,.
seem to one now,Destows the same elaborate painstaking -
before it arrives the the
for postmark on
in condition
trees fairly gocd
who knows how to ripen it properlyfor on his LeConte that the
cooking (after being ripened in the] letter containing the check anticipating -
handle it for
home use, or how to best of did. He
months type orange by a day or so the date of the
dark) for six weeks to two ,
to northern markets to secure with sacks
shipment does not furnish the pickers ,
arrival of the steamer.
the usual LeConte
profitable returns. :The orange though pear season as these permit the fruit to be jammed
is month. The largest .. .
has overshadowed and dwarfed almost hardly a against the ladder; they use basketsor

,4 I every other fruit and now that outside fruits are picked earliest and buckets; the sorting tables are covered Sweet Potatoes, Cassava, Pear

the king of fruits is gone we are left thus a succession is secured, the with canyas, and the pears are CIder.

in a condition of pitiable ignoranceand whole crop is enlarged and almost all" never poured down so as to drop even Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
of them are developed into "firsts. I like read Bros. Adams' and
helplessness. !an inch, but are so rolled out that to
THE, FRUIT ITSELF.It The other day the writer picked about every pear remains in contact with its Campbell's communinations as they

cannot be pretended' even by its three,bushels out of the tops of two fellows. contain a large per cent of good common

most" ardent ,advocates that, the Le trees which had been left to the last. Early in the season they are sorted sense, but I would say to Bro.

Conte at its best is* really high- Many of them were slightly red- into three sizes, the firsts and secondsare Campbell that I never knew sweet potatoes -

class fruit.pear,It is not in,deciduous fruits cheeked, and fully a half bushel papered and shipped in carriers, to give a horse the scours and

what the Florida orange is in citrus would weigh from fourteen to sixteen and the third sized ones are shipped in have fed them a good deal. As he

fruits. 'Grown on cottonseed meal or ounces apiece. After being ripenedin barrels. Later on when the price stated, I think cassava is rather hardon

lot manure or, oftener, without any the dark for a few days these magnificent drops, only two sizes are made, and land but with ,my experience withit

application at all, and handled as it fruits will be a little.beyond! finally all are shipped in barrels. I found it to yield very well under

usually is, it is about as.inferior a pearas I their prime-a: trifle too. mealy to eat The barrels are filled so that the reasonable treatment. Several years
out of the "ground. But out of hand-but still rich and satis head has tosink.about an inch and a ago I planted a short row in new

grows and handled it is actually factory. When sliced ,and cooked in half to enter the groove. They are ground with a moderate application of
; properly grown a with a good allowance of flourto home made and weighed the ,
better both for cooking,and to pie placed in a screw press and subjectedto compost
absorb their juice or when baked from the best hill which
eat out of hand, than the Bartletts of a pressure of hundreds of pounds; product gave
; the North or even those of California and allowed to become cold and eaten the uppermost pears often have flattened over forty pounds of roots, which beats

as they reach here,whatever they maybe < in a bowl of cold Jersey milk, theyare spots as large as silver dollars. the report of yield in a recent bulletinof
hard to beat.IN like this the Florida Experiment Station by
I when matured and tested on the The merchants to see upper
S Pacific coast. This is demonstratedby THE MARKETS, tier flattened, it is a guarantee that the more than double, or rather the yieldwas

the fact that the Le Conte almost barrel of fruit was so pressed that more than double.In .
Bart growers generally there has been no, rattling andno to the inquiry how to
W invariably outsells the Northern answer
___ lett! in its own home,for it is a curious supreme ness when test shipped.of a fruit is Here its profitable., the Le bruising. make pear cider would say the

__ fact that the Northern people who areS Conte has well! sustained itself PRICES RECEIVED. best that I ever saw or tasted was

acquainted with our Florida pear valueit under pear adverse conditions. Probably Mr. Crawshaw finds that for half or over twenty one years old and by_

more highly than we, do ourselves.. very more of the season, shipment by car- good judges it was pronounced equal .
there bodyof
k There is a reason for this which will fruit which never has was been any abusedin riers decidedly pays. A barrel holds to the best champagne, or better, It
!**S,* below. five carriers. A barrel. would sell for was made in an old fashioned stone .
appear gathering: and shipping than the '
to or A earner wouldsell mill barreled allowed to set.
$3 $4.50 $5. was up,
But while not a high-class pear tinder of South Georgia and North
circumstances, the Le Conte pears Florida. Knocked off the trees with for $1.60 or $1.50, netting $r, or tie and clear, was then racked off into
barrel at his station. Seldom another barrel being careful
own not
$5 a good; ,
E has such admirable carrying qualitiesand into barrels with sand
poles, poured
at any time in the season has his to disturb the grounds. A good planis
of usefulness in the
such a range and leaves intermixed, not pressed or
fruit sold as low as $2.50 a barrel. to put a few pounds of raisins in
k cookery of millions of people, that we that they arrive in the
even shaken so
it fruit. To The general market has been from $sup after it is rebarreled, and the more the
: really a great market rattling about and-disfigured-
the extreme South it is already and this is about the usual history. When to $3.50, average about $2.50 to better, of course.
$3 for the bulk of the season; his, GEO. WILLICOMBE.
will increasingly become as the years freshly picked it is as unyielding as a : '
- : go by what the Ben Davis apple is to potato and it requires a severe bruiseto about $3 to $3.50. DeLeon Springs., Fla..

the West and the Middle West. To bruise will BARRELS PREFERRED.Mr. *
make it rot,but a slight Le Conte have borne heavilyas
us of Florida it is both pear and ap cause the injured skin to turn black in Crawshaw's preference is riot far south pears as Plant City. The .

1- pIe. It has often been remarked by : a few days thereby seriously .detracting the Warnell fruit barrel, introducedthis Courier describes- the trees of T. J. .
A people born and bred in the North from its appearance. Yet with all year but the lime barrel, so-called Parker loaded with fruit
{l that they find nothing in the South this wanton abuse the Southern Le because made of the lime barrel size as The, some Le
a pound apiece.
- which so much reminds them of their Conte has for years traveled a thousand and shape. It is made like a common Conte seems to be slowly becoming

w I -sumraer apples as does the Le Conte miles and nine times put of ten barrel, in having only outside hoopsthe acclimated pretty well ,south. ,
pear,r especially when cooked into outsold the Northern. Bartlett side by ( inside hoops of the Warnell bar

-1 pies. rel chafe the fruit). It is ventilated Mr. C. J. K. Jones, in the DeLand ,

I AS IT SHOULD BE. side.Last year for the first time in fifteen !. with long, narrow diamondshapedcuts Record, describes what he calls the .

Under all circumstances, whether years, there was.a general break- three of them between each two quintuple corn,from the fact that every

well or ill fed, the mature LeConte down in the demand for LeConte staves. seed throws up just five stalks and :

tree is a profuse bloomer, throwing pears, in common with nearly all SHIPPING SYSTEM. generally two ears to the stalk. It is .

.4 out myriads of blossoms from five to other fruits. Many hundreds of ship. Before the shipping begins he obtains -Ion' the farm of S. Hodges and the seed

fen times 'more than :it,can 'support. ments toward the end of the sea. from the local agent the rates to.came from South America.
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Coming into the State since the freeze, and finding that the Condition .of the Farmers demands that manufacturers should be content with

moderate profits we are offering our High Grade Bone Fertilizers at Six to Seveu Dollars per Ton less than our Northern Competitors, and in every case our -
guarantees of graduate JiigJier. Our Goods are made from the purest and best materials and cannot ,be sold at the prices at which some local dealers are" '
vending goods made from cheaper sources, but results considered, ours will be found cheapest in the end. Agricultural chemicals,'embracing Ammoniates. _
.r. Potash, Bone, Cotton Seed Meal, etc., supplied at market rates.
Read our Circul xs. "'Try our: Goods. See local agents or address .
PERtrE DelkEOtf
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We refer to the Commissioners of Agriculture of Pennsylvania, Ohio. Maryland, the Virginias, the Carolinas, Georgia,'Alabama, Tennessee,.-etc.,
etc., as to the reliability,of our guarantees and our general standing. -
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Pinery. Tobacco.
much that needs to be learned by packing and careful handling, and it i -
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:Edited'. .' ,by.J. B. Beach.WetPalmBeacIiFli First as to 'the handsome fruit so thoroughlywell Genuine Sumatra in Florida.. '-
PEARS. put up. The growers deserve a Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: "

Home, Grown vs.. Imported Plants Most 'of the LeContes that come good season and I trust they have it. In your issue of July 4,1 noticed
-the Abbaka. PETER NEVINS.
from upper Florida and Georgia arrive J. some attempted strictures and caustic
Editor Farmer and Prnit-Grower: here from New York City.
by steamer Savannah. criticism on the tobacco bulletin No.
I have noticed, in your valuable About 20 per cent are packed properly ..... 30 issued by the.experiment station at

paper opinions and advice given bygentlenien ,'40 per cent fairly to poorly and the Would Like to Join. Lake City, written by myself, from the
regarding the growth, care, remaining percent shockingly bad. Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: fiery pen of one Mr. Kermode Gulf
and shipping qualities of the different i And-the selling prices correspond to Your recent articles in the FRUIT Hammock, Levy County. I confess
varieties of pineapples, and have the the condition. Growers talk of "heaton GROWER, on the marketing of pine that Mr. K.'s "broken" English puts
curiosity to know if these are' given the steamer," "delay," etc., but in apples, and all details as to how to me in doubt as to the true meaning,
,by those having personal experience. nine cases in ten it is very apparentto ship, etc., are something I've been as some"of his slashes are too ambiguous -
Especially would I ask our esteemed a fruit grower here*who knows his trying to find out for sometime past, for my feeble power of compre
friend, Mr. Wright, if he has had long business that the cause of decay is .ignorance as from Frost Proof, Polk Co., I will hension. For instance he says :
experience in shipping Ab'baka> apples, or carelessness of the ship- have quite a crop next season. Am "A buyer for a large leaf house must
that be makes the assertion they are per. It is surprising to see the quan having the plants, some 18,000 shed- be a far better expert than Mr,
not good shippers? tity of this fruit, that evidently is: ded and Mr. Hampton writes, the Moodie's new (ad." It appears to
I have a small pinery under half clubbed .from the trees and then I plants are A No./'I and their condi. me, "through glass darkly' that he
shade, consisting of four acres of shoveled into slackly-filled barrels and tion could not be improved on, theyare means by my "new fad" that the
Smooth Cayenne, Abbaka and Golden sent here to arrive more or less rot so thrifty and vigorous. We have genuine Sumatra seed has been grownin
Queen plants, the three varieties ten. It is more surprising yet to find found out how to grow pines, but Florida, by Mr. K. at least, since '
which, in my judgment, based on experience that the shippers of this sort of fruit were yet in the dark as to ways and 91, and that to perfection in the mas
I consider the three best wonder why their prices are so low- 'means of marketing. sive rotten lime stone of Florida, as
that can be grown.I they'are the ones who find the cause Could 'we of the interior, marketour he says samples of Sumatra shown at
have shipped apples to Boston in in the transportation lines or the dishonest fruit through Mr. Porcher at Jacksonville :your office were not'"censured" by
the east and as far west as southern commission merchants, never and also become members of the chief of experts, Senor Photo a,.
Kansas, and have found the Abbaka!, in themselves his association and thus broaden its Cuban who of course is supposed to

if properly packed, to go as well, Mr. G. L. Taber's,* of Glen St. scope and make it a Florida Pine "know it all," simply because he hails
bnng as much money, and give as :Mary, never comes in bad order. I Growers' Association in truth for all from Cuba. My experience has
good satisfaction as any.I mention him because he 'is well Florida ? been that the Cuban as a rule is valu

have no faith in imported plants known to all of your readers. Thereare H. WURDEMAN.. able in the barn or curing room, but not
,- for profit; would rather pay twice as others, less well known, whose Missouri. in the field in Florida as their methodsare
much for a good home-grown one. I fruit always comes in good order. All quite antiquated. Some of them
speak from sad experience,and 1 think of it should come so. It costs very With rates of transportation on using the same pattern of plow, and ,
those gentlemen that have imported little more in care and labor and no the fruits and vegetables raised by the that drawn by a cow, that was used by .
plants and have pineries will upholdme more in money to put it up so that it people of this State, Florida would ina Elijah, the prophet. "
in this, also those that have pur will. few years be the most prosperous On page 137 Bulletin No. 30, note
chased such plants that have come I write this in all kindness for the State in the Union. Keep an eye on 3,1 took the liberty to caution Cuban
the who the
men want to to Legislature
from either the Azores or Honolulu. benefit of those whose fruit is go experts in selecting tobacco lands inFlorida.
really and if they will not favor
beware of the
wickedly wasted by their own want ot railroad commission law let them peculiarlime
Fairview Pinery, Orlando_ July 27, care and to their own detriment. home. It is stayat stone rock 'of Florida, i. e. of
an important matter.-
1896. most of Florida.north of the Manatee
PIN.E PPLES. Leesburg Commercial
possibly of the Caloosahatchee-
Florida Pears and Pineapples.Editor For an object lesson in packing, Holbrooke & Co., have erected for in Dade county the same Oolite.
Farmer and Fruit-Grower. care ,in selection andthe thorough attention buildings-and machinery for grindingand lime stone is found that characterizesTen
Instead of enjoying the cool breezes to ,details, necessary to. have extracting the fluid of the pal Thousand Islands, Key West and'
0 of Indian River or yachting alongthe fruit carry in good Older, the pineapples metto toot for tanning purposes.- Cuba and which is Andean, while the
shores of the Florida east coast as now coming from the east Barberville item in DeLand News. fossils found in the western synclinalof

has been my custom some years back coast offer a marked contrast to the The covering of fancy varieties of the uplifted peninsula of Florida
this summer finds me hard at work at pears.In. pines is'becoming the rule. At Hobe shows relation to the Apalachlan
my old business in New York. As _spite of every precaution this Sound three acres are being put under chain. In short this is the note which :=
this brings me into immediate contact fruit may.and: sometimes does carry cover and more will be covered. later. Mr. K. attempt to criticise found on
with the shipments of produce from 1 badly> but nearly all I have seen here Tropical Sun. page 137, Bulletin No. 30: ''!'he

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effect of different lime stones (not carbonate the gloss of satin provided always this But several thousand acres have culture. 100 bushels of cotton seedor
or sulphate of lime) on tobacco sandy soil is amply impregnated witha been planted this season from the half a ton of cottonseed meal or' .
soils should be better understood. complete well balanced aliment of seed secured by the persistent effortsof 250 pounds nitrate of soda or 25 good .
Between the Lower Silurian and the potash, nitrogen, phosphoric acid and President Duval\ two years ago. loads of stable manure; and 300
Upper Subcarbomferous strata there magnesia, and is also under proper On my plantation it made a growthof pounds dissolved bone or acid phos-
are many different lime stones which climatic conditions and environment. seven to ten feet specked from bot- phate, and 250 pounds sulphate of
differentiate the soils by their disinte- For it has been abundantly demonstrated tom to top and we are not afraid to potash or 100 bushels of unleached
gration. I see that some experts are that only tropical or semitropical compare samples with the best $2.00to wood ashes per acre thoroughly
:: looking for calcareous surface rocks as islands or peninsulas with a humid $4.00 imports from the island. plowed and harrowed in, make: splendid
I indication of soil that will promotecombustivityP atmosphere can produce the best cigar Let us not be "scared of" taking the crops of them on almost any soil.
( ) They will find, per. leaf, for a perfect cigar tobacco is as stand of "America for Americans"or Ripening so early and being so firm
: haps too late, that the Andean Oolite tropical as bananas. that "America will always be and highly colored they commandvery
_, lime stone of Cuba afi'ecfsthe soilr Now,.if Mr.: Kermode feels aggrievedthat ahead." F. B., MOODIE. high prices.
quite differently from the massive rot- these scientific facts have been Lake City, July 24, 'g6. 0. W. BLACKNALL.
ten lime stone of Florida. In a future officialy published in a State bulletin Kittrell, N. C. \
bulletin this relation of geology to or if he still questions their correct So much nitrogeneous manure as
botany.will be more fully discussed. neSs let him confer with all the old: Fat1tnep&Tt1 eketr above recommended would not be
During the last fifty years, Mr. Editor and experienced tobacco growers of i safe in Florida.
T I have grown tobacco of different Gadsden, Leon and Wakulla and see How to Succeed with Early Strawberries .
types) both plug and cigar leaf in Virginia if one of them would waste his time and Letter From Major Campbell.Editor .
North Carolina, Tennessee, labor to try to raise merchantable Editor Fanner and:iTnU-Grower: Farmer and Fruit-Growcr: .
Kentucky and Florida. have more_ cigar leaf on the "rotten** unstratifiedor The very early strawberry fighting "No man can serve two masters." ..
than once demonstrated that entirely massive lime stone land of Florida.As for life amid the quickly alternating i This is a Bible truth, verified by the"
different types can be grown from the to Mr. K.'s having the strain of extremes of heat and cold of early experience of every practical man.
same seed in different lime stone soilse. Sumatran seed since '90-he could spring is apt to be generally inferiorto You can no more do it than TOUcan
g. from Henderson, Ky. to Hop- have saved Pies. Duval of the F. C.& varieties ripening later and under make two standards of value; it is
kinsville in the Green River Valley, P. Railroad the,great expense of send. more favorable conditions. Laboring as impossible as to make two stan-
and from Canton to Clarksville in the ing a man to Sumatra, on the other under so many disadvantages from dards of weights or measures. You
Cumberland only the dark side of the. globe, only to secure at weather it must have all the advanta. might just as well try to reconcile the
heavy navy plug type can be grown on great pains taking and cost two poundsof ges that soil can give to attain any degree platform and doings of the Chicago
those rich alluvial soils stiffened by the finest type grown by the Amsterdam of excellence. With all these convention with Democratic usages
the disintegration of such limestonesas : syndicate.In advantages many' more early strawberries and principles. You could no .
the St. Louis, Princeton, Trenton, this connection I will state that prove failures than. any other more do this, than the two heads. of a
r etc.; while passing over the-anticlinalaxis I.was urged last March by Prof. Whitney kind. After many years experienceand family could wear the same pair of
of the State, Muldrough's Hill .of the Department of Agricultureto the testing of many hundreds of breeches in peace.The _#
(made historic as a strategic point in try some Sumatra seed obtained varieties I find that the Murray and above is an affirmation.of my
4 the late war) we come on to the through the U. S. Consul at Singapore.The the Improved Westbrook are the best. experience of twelve years' work and
Devonian lime stones, then toward result is that from a half ounce \ have tested them fully. Both ripen the expenditure of a great deal of
Lexington and Cincinnati the Lower of seed I obtained only thirteen plantsof their fruit before Crescent or such varieties money in Florida. It will apply to
{ Silurian, honey combed, lime stone about seven or eight distinct types. usually ,called early begin to. other places as well, and is very forcibly
appears on the surface, the great glaciers Of course it is all Sumatra seed but not ripen at all. As experienced growers presented to me this morning bya
having carried away the superimposed of their most popular type of which know this is very early indeed. visit to my barnyard, and the ob-
; strata-and here it is, in thisBlueGrass they are very jealous. Both are very prolific, of the most servation of the number of hens. I
region only that the White I see the U. S.Tobacco Journal also perfect and bnlliant red, and about have there with one chicken, scratch..
Burley grows to perfection.That variety advertises "genuine Sumatra seed" at the finest and best shippers I ever saw. ing and spluttering and making more
refuses to put on the pearly white $2.00 per ounce. I would not riskor : Their size is good, averaging, with fuss than Mrs. Lease at a Populistconvention. -.
elsewhere. If grown ;on other lime advise Florida growers to risk that I Crescent. Being pistillates they .
stones in South Kentucky, it develops seed as the editor of that importers' :should have Meek's Early-an extremely When I wrote my first article criti-
another heavier and darker type. Andso journal is a most vindictive and unscrupulous i early staminate,planted ev cizing the article copied from the
if seed of the fine silky cigar leaf enemy of Florida tobacco and ery fourth row as pollenizers. EleanorI Poultry Journal, "Hens vs.Cows," I
types of the Cuban or Sumatra strains would not hesitate to do anything in his have not yet fully tested, but experi- did not dodo with the intention of detracting .
is planted in stiff, calcareous ferruginous -,power to injure the character of Florida enced and reliable growers pronounceit from the merits of chicken \
or argillaceous soils,a rank, coarse,I tobacco and no doubt would be glad topublish the earliest and most valuable berry raising or calling in question the legitimate
strong weed will result, whereas the I to his readers'that Sumatra tobacco ,known. profits arising rom any spec-
same seed in a purely siliceous(sandy) in Florida is a failure. (Italics But like all very early varieties the ial business, but to call attention to
soil'will develop a leaf of silk with mine.) above must have rich soil and clean the tendency pi magnifying and ex1898. -

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; This thing has a tendency to injure Now this "fad" to which I wantto what were once many _waste CONCLUSIONS OF LAW.

\. Florida beyond measure; it induces call your attention is the "fad" of ;.spots. Vast improvements have been First-The defendant is not entitled -
credulous people to come to Florida all "fads" and that is the advertisingof effected within but a year, and these
, and invest their little means and fail certain seeds as novelties. Bewareof are to ,be noted by those familiar" with to any credit or allowance as compensation -
and then leave the State with disgustand novelties embellished with highly the country in even a hasty glance Second-The, defendant or profits.is
their anathemas behind. colored and from railroad train. not en-
pictures stating enormous a swiftly moving
titled to credit or allowance for
Florida is undoubtedly an .agricultural yields; out of all character with anything In the vicinity o( Chipley Orange the $60 paid any out for cold
and ,stock raising State. Any any farmer has ever known. Hill and DeFuniak Springs, particu- storage.
Third-Plaintiff is entitled to
land that can be growing some necessary There is no use diguising the fact larly, there is a marked improvement.It recover -
of defendant the
of life and have a seed time that we farmers, as ,.a class, are the is thereabouts that the Indiana with interest sum ::ii875.14 ,--

and harvest the year round can't be most credulous and most easily duped : Farmer colony is being located, and ,
0/> otherwise. And this is Florida. of all people. I am not afraid to say the plan of colonization is said to be MEMORANDUM.This .

Now I don't mean by this to convey I this, for it is true and nobody knowsit on a scale more extensive than that is one of the cases, when it
the idea to any one either in or : better than a certain class of seed- governing the Fitzgerald colony in has seemed to me proper to make
- out of the State that if they desire to men, and men who want office. Georgia. The facts are- gratifying.The : findings, not only of ultimate facts,

engage in agriculture and stock rais I can exemplify this by giving youa conditions tends to the further but of evidentiary facts upon which

ing they must eliminate poultry, bees, little of my experience short metropolization of Pensacola, for they such ultimate facts are predicated for
fruits, vegetables and the dairy. time,ago I had a pamphlet most gor- promise the city a relief from dependence the purpose of fully and clearly understanding
Far from it. To be what yoU oughtto geously gotten up, with pictures describing mainly on the single industry .of :the relations of the parties.It .
be and to live as you ought to live the beauties of certain climb lumber and 6timber manufacture and is the case of a principal calling

.. I you want to have these things as adjuncts ing vines, among which was.a certain shipment. A populous, prosperousback upon his agent for an accounting, andas 4
and to live as becomes a farmer Japanese morning glory. As shown country is essential to the wel--! to a considerable part of the trans-

and as old fashioned'farmers usedto climbing up the veranda, it was a fare of almost any city, and Pensacolawill actions, the arrangement has many of

live, being able to kill a shoat, beauty, sure, and what added to the in a few years, have such a bless- the features of a partnership.One .
lamb, calf, chickens, ducks, turkeysor beauty was a young lady neatly dress- ing in. a form much magnified over of the questions for determination
a beef, if occasion required itwhen ed standing on a stool plucking the present conditions.-Pensacola News. is whether the agent was entitledto

"wanted. leaves.: It stated that you could get compensation for services found to
But if you let either one of these, all this for 25 cents. Well, I concluded One Commission Man Punished. have been rendered. Ordinarily thisis
by the stated profits that can be made I would have it. When the allowed as of course, but the extra
A issue of the St. Paul
out of either, allure you from attention seeds came tnere were twentysevenseeds recent ordinary conditions of things here
I at proper time to your crops you in the package; that was one (Minn.) Dispatch contains a long de found to exist take the. out of the
cision rendered Otis in the
will just as certainly be short of grain cent a seed and two for good count. by Judge ordinary rule. From start to finish,
of Trevor Moore of New York
and forage next winter, when you Out of them seven sprouted and case commission, in these business transactions, the
most need them, as the Southern del. brought forth the most "ornary" and against a Minneapolis conduct of this defendant has been
egates to the Chicago convention were insignificant morning glory I ever saw.I merchant, J. A. Shea, doing businessas flagrantly dishonest, deceitful and
A. Shea & Co. The case is of
stampeded, captured "and carried can get anywhere in the fields and J. interest Floridians because fraudulent, as clearly appears from
away by being fed on "taffy" and I find growing wild, morning gloriesten some Shea the to of the detailed findings I have made, all
the soul-stirring strains of Dixie by times as large and handsome. was Minneapolis agent of which are supported, not only by
Fruit hand-
Florida and
the,band.I Now, my belief in this matter is Exchange the great preponderance of evidence,
tried this thing for twelve years,' that a man. who will falsely represent led a large amount than of other oranges house, probably in but almost beyond a reasonable

growing citrus trees in connectionwith seeds, is as bad as a man who will I I larger any doubt.
that city and one case at least is remembered -
farming and I found, as I know doctor, whisky, and he is a man who ; We may well believe that defendant -
others have, that whenever my farm will knowingly sell you stuff*, that will where he reported a consignment entered into this deal with the pre-
received in bad order about
matters required my best attention my cause you to do all things mean. of which conceived purpose of plundering the
orange trees needed it, and whenever Thst's a pretty bad kind of a man. the correctness report a plaintiff of his property. After so obtaining
good deal of doubt was expressed at
.my orange trees required my best at- CHAS. W. CAMPBELL. possession of plaintiff's property
the time.
tention my farm needed it. I know Campobello Plantation, Marion Co. he ignored the arrangement he
what I am talking about, for I live in ... Shea received three carloads of I had entered into concerning the same
-" a community that is marked with the grapes from Moore of New York,and, met plaintiff's appeals for an account
results of this combination, as gravestones Growing West Florida. as it appears, deliberately set out to ing and settlement with falsehood and
in a church yard. The next census will show a growth swindle him out of the entire pro evasion, and finally with silence, and

Now just want to call attention to for West Florida little dreamed of by ceeds. Judge Otis gave a long his- not until brought into court did he
one other "fad" and in my next will those who have been but casually tory of the case, including all of make any proffer of an accounting, or
,give a reason why I said in a former noting the progress which the sectionis Shea's tergiversations, and pronoun- tender any restitution of his ill-gotten
letter that climatic influences had. making. Colonization is going on ed the following punishment, which gains. And even then the restitution

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fraudulent statements which he brazenly :

\''of.account: 'attempted altered to support and defaced with to books suit Flint System lands, Lake Butler Villa Lands, Disston 'CO.'8 Lands. -:

f his purpose, and with papers and Knight's Building Tampa, Fla.

... documents manufactured, so that palpably his own forged attorneywas and ]L lori a Homestea Comvany* Empire Building, Orlando, Fla. BRASS BAND

dumb when called by the court to '. menu for Bands and Drum OorpTl.x>w- u"set

make an explanation.Even E_tip Lull, (n[(lIp HOIHH in ECU pinning aad But Full lutiDD, ,' nin Moaio price trrtlon&Inttracfoi ever,matt quoted.. ;after trial, certain of these iLW'ct LYON IIEALT, >
'f: incriminating papers after they had iAuu 8t,sal Vtbuk Ann.CUcu .O.B .

come to the hands of defendant, or 1 tomes The in Florida.Florida Homestead Company offers unequaled opportunities for the purchase- of cheap

Iris agents, for the purpose of prepar It has landa in every county of the State and is prepared to furnish just such properties as
be desired. "
ing for argument, mysteriously disap nay It has magnificent bargains in fanning:,fruit,vegetable,timber and stock lands. -
compellin the court, omits own These lands can be bought very cheaply-at prices ranging from$1.50 to$10.00 an acre.
pear, For a few hundred dollars a comfortable home with a farm of a hundred acres can be bought
motion, to institute proceedings for j n the best fruit and farming section of the United Siaces.
which have Florida offers a comfortable living and independence to small farmers who will settle on smallplaces for them- --
their recovery, as yet and grow fruits and vegetables for home and Northern markets. J get them, plant
been futile. Under these circumstances Our early fruits and vegetables command high price in all markets. are the
Surplus fruit and vegetables could be canned,thus affording an additional and sure source oCrnenue. /them. They
I can find, no authority for standard seeds every- ,
allowing the defendant any compensa The climate of Florida is delightful at all seasons and it !is absolutely healthful.The where; sown by the ,
is about for the winter and 85 for summer
temperature 45 world.
tion for services, and, if there is no The situation of the State and and its wonderful resources destine it to be one of the'most largest planters in.the feet

precedent for such course, it is time nourishing Now is portions the tine" of to the come world.when land is cheap and when the State entering upon a new of ground Wbeitier or you 60 plan acres,W you square should'
that one be made. period of progress of prosperity. have Ferry'*Seed Annual tor 96.
,, For information,literature price lists of lands, etc. write to __ The mers most and valuable gardeners book ever for given
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Digestibility of Beef and Eggs. section. For this reason one may What Kills Chicks. Large shipments of LeConte pearsare
look over a fowl that is lousy and not being made from here still.Ve
1 :, The Sage of Campobello, in one of find one just because they "didn't Lice. are not informed just what the fruit is

his articles, referring to food values. know where to look." Gapes. bringing now, but early in the season
says "that nutrition depends in persons No. grit. the prices were good and the returns
it is is
The head louse, as called;
how one be '_
altogether upon. may Neglect.Sour .. The is
the neck and in the fine quite prompt. pear crop a
in other always on ,
food. feed.

able to digest ,
'. bringer at a time of year when
the comb. money.
words, I take it for granted he means I short feathers near Inbreeding.Getting there is but little going out to supply

that beef and milk are far more digestible Then we have the small gray louse. wet. funds to the farmers, and the crop

than chicken and eggs. We These when present, are easy to find, Leaky brooders. # will no doubt grow in public esteem/
have shown in some of our former articles or in other words, if they are numer- Too sloppy food. -Green Cove Spring.A .
how wild he is in some of his ous you don't have to look long- Exposure to cold. .

conclusions, and we shall try to provein they'll find you. These are the pests Too many in brooder. lady in Cleveland writes that she

this that a person who can digest t spread over the building, nests, No variety in feeding. can not find a furnished house in

beef and milk and derive nourishment roosts, and everything in reach, but Hens out of condition. Daytona. All, she says, have been

therefrom, can perform the same operation are easy to kill, though hard to exterminate Keeping eggs too long. secured for next winter. One hundred
with chicken and eggs: on account of their spreading Too much confinement. more could be rented Volusia

Dr. Beaumont's table of the digesti and scattering about. I Overheating in brooder. County Record.
\. the time Another louse that we do not see much time.
bility of foods gives requiredto Feeding too at a About three carloads of sand per
digest as..follows: much written about, is a large, yel- Overheating during incubation. week from the East Side to Miamifor
Raw eggs, 2 hours; raw 'milk, 2 lowish colored specimen. These locate ..Removing from incubator before the plaster of the Hotel Royal

hours' 15 minutes; rare roasted beef, on the thick, fluffy-feathers of dry. Palm. In a few -days the blasting at

2 hours; soft boiled eggs, 3 hours; the thighs and back, and, are only < tbe rear of the hotel Royal Poincianawill
,'t boiled milk, 2 hours; fried eggs, 3 discovered by quickly parting these remainderof
A contributor to Farm and Fireside, be completed and the ,
hours 30 minutes; fried beef, 4 hours; feathers, when if present, they will
speaking of sheep-raising in Florida, the rock to be used for the pier
old salt beef, 4 hours 15 minutes; be discovered scurrying down the
says: "They are on the range the year will be bronght from a point this side
full fricasseed) 2 shaft to cover. These "feather" lice,
chicken, grown, ( ,
round, and never get any dry feed, of Arch Creek-Tropical Sun.
termed difficultto
hours 45 minutes. as !they are are most
Summing up the whole table I exterminate; yet there is one rem- either hay,fat.fodder Some, or owners grain,do yet not theyare see The Abbaka pineapples are being

can't see such a great difference in edy that will effectually exterminate their always for months and still they shipped this week. This excellent
1.: favor of meat and milk. Probably he them and all others, except the red sheep variety comes into market late and
do not far. not obligedto
They are
will say that doctors, like chemists, mites, and that is a box of coal ashes. stray about closes the season's shipments.
for find to eat
don't know it all and that he knows Have the box six or eight inches deep they enough diseases every, Growers have already taken the first
where. No sheep
many.that can't tie"a hame-string, :as and not less than twenty inches in the South or anywhere else. steps toward next season's crop by
if that had anything to do with square; place it in a sunny corner of prevail where the animals can have access to I purchasing fertilizers and filling in

science.I the pen or shed and keep it well filled browse. Pine is death to all I the imperfect beds with new and vig
1 see the Major is still losing sleep with coal ashes. If the coarse "clink pine A profitable. orous slips.-Ankona item in Florida
4 over those speculative figures of mine ers" are riddled out the fowls will internal sheep parasites. ; Star:
business could be done in Florida in
1 ,. Cows. Is it like them better to dust in.
regarding Hens vs. any lambs for the numerous Mr. D. B. Campbell told a Commercial
growing young
\ more reasonable, to expect one could Next are the red mites. These winter resorts. This branch of ] man in a conversation several

keep on multiplying the number, at congregate on the underside of the I I business is now almost wholly neg days .ago that he was satisfied that
1 the sameratio of profit, than could the perches and prey upon the fowls af lected. Hotel keepers cannot get Lake county would next year produce

I party 4ie mentioned who made $1000 night-a wise provision of nature, such lambs,for their.tables." 10,000 boxes of oranges, and from
\ an acre on oranges? It's possible to we suppose, to keep the birds from then on would rapidly increase its
t make $1000 an acre on oranges, but becoming too fat if the other kinds of production. Mr. Campbell is not a

when you come to twenty-five, fifty or i lice should fail to do their duty I! On Monday, Mr. H. F. Hafer concluded visionary man in any .sense of tbe
out. There is Soaking the roosts with coal oil will with Mr o. A.
xoo acres it don't pan a contract i word, and his opinions on matters of
.1 a limit to all men's aspirations. The remove and keep them at a distance. Budington covering a term of ten this kind are" worth something.-

i man is not jet born that. can corner "Scaly leg," is produced by an- years, for a lease of ground upon Leesburg Commercial.
the hen business.) other form of minute lice. These can which the canning factory is to be .
S. S. D. be removed by rubbing on a mixtureof erected. The site selected is the

.t j lard and coal oil-Fancy Poultry. same as formerly used for the Blaine!. It is estimated that twenty thousand -

) Mr. Louse and Relatives. carworks and the work of erecting boxes of oranges will be shipped

.- There are lice and lice. Each kind The weather man is turning out a the buildings will go on as rapidly as from Hillsborough county groves next

I ':have a particular'part of the hen's an. very superior brand of hot stuff these possible, good workmanship being. I fall Offers of $3 per box are already
made for the fruit.
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.. eve\ beg to inform the editor of the A Fancy Scarf. Talking:

Farmer and Fruit. Grower that the os- For Our Rural Home ,
trich eggs did not hatch in the incubator A, fancy scarf for the corner of a

at Courtenay; but we understand small table or mantel is made of alter- Bicycles

Major Tiffin is now getting; the ostriches nate stripes of five inch pink satin ,
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to take turns-night and dayon ribbon and the same width of '- .'

another set of eggs.-Titusville .hairpin. crochet 'made of Barbour's J -

linen. A of the linen is -
Advocate.H. spool fringe .. <
.B. Plant? and others of Tam paare I tied, into the ends of the crochet A-; SEE THAT CURVE. ;;:

boulevardfrom stripes and the ends of the ribbon are ; --
constructing a magnificent .. :
that city to old Tampa Bay. raveled to form a fringe of the same .' ,.'.If..EtII<: l.--1' 2-
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This,road will be four miles long and length. $- ,h't"f -
eigHty feet wide, ten feet on each side Sprays of sweet peas and ferns, em V ;. ,. i- : : 1
broidered with Asiatic filo, are sca : ;
for sidewalks and twenty feet In the -
center for trees and bicycle path. It tered along the ribbon stripes. ;
is now in order for our Lake people to ring two inches in diameter is covere IT'S QUALITY THAT AIDS THEM/TO_ 1

i organize for something of this kind. with Asiatic crochet silk and finished .

,JusUhink of a boulevard like that on with a half-inch shell edge of the same. TALK FOR THEMSELVES. .

the*,east side, from Capt. Dimick's to The ring is slipped over one end of r

'theinlet.-Lake Worth. News. the scarf, nearly to the middle, and IT'S THE SCIENCE SHOWN THAT
holds the fulness in place. Two
Parties continue to apply to the ;
"Department of Agriculture for stripes of crochet and three of ribbonor ':: :' '..ir l..| / .j'" ;: AiDs. THE QUALITY.Ir } J ; ;,,";'.,1'-
other ,".
arrangement may ,
tobacco seed, but Colonel Wombwelllong ,, .: '
used. .
notice that his fourth '
since gave ..
decorated with --
consignment of imported Cuba was Blue spraysof .
of the white daisies 11bsLeitirigs19.
valley or
facts lily
exhausted. In view of these ,
looks well with white linen. .
and the improbability of getting seed
from Cuba for next season's planting, .. : I s. ;

.. Floridians who this year planted im The Oil Stove. '
ported Vuelta Abajo tobacco ,seed '

would do well to save the seed for For Our Rural Home. ,:_....._.,# ... .'_.' .'. .". ij. ,,';
their own planting next spring.-Tal", Kee the oil stove clean if you wish .,:: ;j.,::{;. .:. / .r "

lahasseean.S. to have satisfactory results.A ;-.r ': ,;;, ::
smoky, ill-smelling stove is a .. ';:
Whitman :
C. Smith and A. !\ : .
bane in but an "36ls; dQ ys .ahead them a1.1." ,:..:
.; bT Philadelphia have purchased ten summer, unnecessary ,",., .;, ., < .;'
of valuable pineapple and fruit' -
acres the' one.Many housekeepers think the care Art Catalogue I cents In Stamps. ,.
land lying between the pineries \
and of of an oil stove consist merely in ..
Florida Pineapple Company '
keeping it trimmed and filled. To
the Palm Beach Pinery, the property the contrary, however, it is but a KEATING WHEEL 00.;HOLYOKE, MASS.
"" Lainhart tract and
of the ,
being part
small of the labor. They shouldbe
of between three .
having a frontage thoroughly cleaned few .
and four hundred feet on Lake Worth.. every .
weeks, both inside and out.
chosen ideal location
have an
They side First empty the oil-tank, then washit the natural order of solanaceae, from mach and digestive tract, shown by ::
and flanked either by a coupleof
the most on pineries in the out with hot suds, wipe and air it in whence. come our most dangerous uneasiness, burning, water brash and "

they can prosperous rest assured that they the sun. The upper portions should Vegetable poisons, including opium, heart burn. These are succeeded by .

.have State the right kind of land. For be "boiled out" as lamp burners are belladonna, stramonium, etc. It originally sour and gaseous eructations and
treated. Put them into the wash belonged. to South America sometimes vomiting. The contents :,
their ;
conveniences location
could shipping not have been better. Two} boiler with sufficient cold water to and was brought to this country in of the intestines take on a fermenta- "

of fancy varieties will be planted cover them. ,Stir into the water one- the sixteenth centnry as an ornamental tive action, causing distention that occasionally -

acres the land can be third bar of Ivory soap shaved fine natural curiosity and on account of interferes with breathing. ,
out as soon as
just and least and one teaspoonful ammonia. Let its beauty it was taken afterwards to When these symptoms arise there is a .
cleared and prepared at one '
this, them boil.fifteen or twenty minutes, Europe. Just -before the civil war craving for drink, which is the resultof ? .
will be covered sea-
,' acre Sun. The present price paidis then take out, rinse, wipe dry and set began it came to be used as an edible irritation of the mucous; surface of li .
son.-Tropical in the sun. Use sand soap or Bon the stomach. The excretions are acid '.;-
not'stated, but at the time of our Amis or stained spots. fruit.No the and the sweat is of odor. :: .
last visit this land was held at $300 upon any rusty other country,up to present, a sour
uncleared.A Do not fill the stove too full; be employs, it as a food. Because of it Rapidly ,following these phenomena -
an acre sure the wicks are absolutely dryj low nutritive value it should not be pertaining the digestive tract = s

Reporter representative visited when you put them in the burners, regarded as substantial aliment, as'it there follows disturbance In the circulation ;

the property of the Orlando Pineapple otherwise they will sputter. consists of over 85 per cent water. ; this is accompanied by the L -

Company between the city and fair Keep the stove out of draughts, and Writers on dietetics regard it as a dil- missing heart beat and sighing respiration i-

grounds Friday. This company is you will not smoke your ceiling. uent. The doctor also claims that no ; t h. a very uncomfortable 2"

composed of Messrs.: Jerome Palmer, Keep i it out of the reach of small analysis can be found of f the tomatoin surprise in the mind of the -

H. L. Beeman and R. N. Menefee, children and never refill it when it is the literature upon foods, but adds subject and are regarded>with as much s? ,"

and was organized last fall, but it was lighted. It is a dangerous thing to that by a special analysis has been earnestness by the i individual as if he -

several months before all the arrangements do.. ELIZABETH. enabled to identify an acid which he were receiving the herald of impending -

.' :L. were perfected and active oper +-<*. names acidum lycopersicum and in death. At each return the..rrita.ti01 :

-' ations begun. The company has a The Tomato Heart this acid resides,the evil. He further \ seems to find more sensation and -

forty-acre tract of excellent land all and assumes that notwithstanding the gen- prompter response. So it appearsthat
eats tomatoes
and shedding Nearly everybody
: .cleared and,except grubbing will be in.terested eral indulgence in this fruit, there is a one cannot overcome the influence .
ready for the plants. Thus far therefore nearly everybody
certain proportion to whom it acts as by custom.If .
which has
six'acres under shed which in a new theory
have. .
they This assertion is based the palpitation reaches its typical
feet of lumber to been advanced and is being insisted poison. upon

required 200,000 Dr. W. T. who is observations conducted over fifteen point, the distress and anxiety ap
three by English,
construct, and some two or acres upon
best known in years. At least one-half: of those who proach the terrors of true angina pec
finest varieties of one of the physicians
the plants
set to .
use them suffer more or less without tons. The fluttering of the heart and '
this Many: people can remember -
the Smooth city.
among which are Cayenne, .
themselves being conscious of the its irregular action continue for &m& '"
j their
and and Abbakas, being told by grandmothersof
variegated .
plain ,
i exact cause, while one-fourth are obviously time and are associated with headache
time tomatoes were con-
This shed a
which are rapidly. ,
., growing and it turnout injured. Only a small number and a sense of general weariness. In
which is one of if not the largest in sidered poison may yet
exhibit the evidence of acute poi extreme cases there is disturbed vision

.. the State! will be constantly added to, that the grandmothers were right
.' untilihe whole is to when they thought so. soning.- floating objects in the visual field,
forty set pine'. .
_. apples.-Orlando Reporter. I I.I.The doctor... states that it belongs to The first effects are upon the sto beating and singing. in the ears, gid188 i if

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diaess and mental apparitions, numbness } and treatment, the doctor draws the best fellows in the world are afflicted

and general perversions:of the following conclusions= ; That the use with narrowness. They cannot bearto i l'

senses. Speech sometimes difficult,, of tomatoes as :an article of diet dur- hear a man's name mentioned unless

articulation is almost impossible. ing the, period of heart development, they have reasons for liking that man.

There is occasional incoherence of especially that marking the rapid in And so fickle are they that they are ._*p ,

thought and several ideas seem to, crease in growth between the adoles never long of one mind; the man they

seek expression \at the same time. cence and,maturity, should be avoid. praise today they may censure to .t" .

The most marked cases may present ed as likely to precipitate evil. Women morrow.A ..LINEShortest

a complete panorama of these should not use tomatoes when thereis .

symptoms within two hours after in*- a pre-existing nervous irritability, dispatch from Crandall dated July : ,
into the stomach from two and under cerfain other conditions
troducing 10 says that Jack Davis of Hilliard
their would be All
to three of tomato fruit. use foolhardy.
ounces has taken the contract to clear the

The most serious and permanent trou- disease who suffer functional from rheumatism, heart of right of-way for the new railroad con- Quickest !Most AitraciycROUTE

ble is in the direction of the circulatory or derangement necting this place with the South ,
the heart and circulation should
apparatus. The more or less constant care- Bound, and has put a large force at : -
avoid He further
fully tomatoes. con-
use of the tomato causes the bodily work. Another gang is getting out BETWEEN '
cludes that those in of hos-
fluids to become aciduous from the charge crossties. At night the place is en FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH. .

tomato acid and its ferments, and this pitals, almshouses and other public livened by the many hahds'coming in THB
institutions should them from
in turn reduces the normal 'alkales expunge from the woods'to camp. A schooner Florida Central and Peninsular -
the lists of Leader.
cence of the blood. Blood that is not foods.-Pittsburg will discharge 270 tons of railroad NEW THROUGH ROUTES.
purely alkalescent acts as an irritantto 1 -- iron here next week. New York to Jacksonville'by
the circulatory especiallyto ,The Bicycle Industry. New Florida Pennsylvania R. R. to Wash
organs, The new railroad, now under con- and ington. Southern Railway to.
the sensitive nervous structure of WATCHING the cyclists as they struction by H. F. Dutton & Co., from Northern .}Columbia, Florida Central &

the heart. The ganglia-three to speed by, one is apt to think only of Wade to Trenton, is being pushed Air Line.Cincinnati Peninsular points in Florida to all principal' a_

four hundred in number-lose their the skill or pleasure manifested. Butback rapidly to the Suwannee river by a Cincinnati to Harriman Junction -
control of.the heart and if persisted in of this lies a serious fact, and The west ," by Queen & Crescent,
force of fifty men. extreme Harriman Junction to Ashe-
for months and years cannot easilybe that is the new industry which the demand end of Alachua county, which has Asheville villa and Columbia by Southern __
and Florida
corrected. The heart is compelled for the wheel has opened up in never known what railroad facilitieswere Jacksonville Central Railway&Pensnsular-Columbia -

byits irregular action to do more than this and other countries. Leaving will have three railroads to Jacksonville.
soon ,
its normal work. The natural resultis4hat Europe and Japan out of consideration Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
the Atlantic, Suwannee River and Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga -
like in exercise of other muscles let us see what this enterprise Dotton's road and the Fort and } Southern R'y to Ever'
.,. Florida ette,Florida Central & Penin-
it et)rges and we have hyper- has done for our, own country White and Western. All these roads Limited. sular to important Florida "

tropy. This stage is accompaniedwith It is estimated that we have at-least will be complete to the river in a few points.Kansas City Fort Scott & .

the forceful heart-throb, often 250 large factories, besides number- months, and all of them will touch a: Han and City Memphis R.B.to Kansas City, -
.,audible to the subject himself. Thefe less smaller ones, with a combined few miles in to Birmingham, R"Jackl'dl1e
point only a area. Ito Everet e, Fla. Central &
is irregularity, loss of an occasional capital somewhere near $40,000-I Thro' Line Peninsular to all Fla. points.
heart beat and sometimes pronounced 000. .One of these large factories Work on the new railroad dock in Louis to Jacksonville by -

palpitation with accompaning short- employs 1,40.0 and another 2,700 Punta Gorda has begun in earnest. Dolly Sp'gsRoute. 1St. Short Central Line to to Holly Du Quoin Sp'gs.,

ness of breath. The next stage is men all the year round, with a proportionate The steamer Tarpon brought over the City, Memphis & Birmingham
to Birmingham,Sou.
that of thinning of the wall with dila- number for the smallerones. pile-driver and other: necessary,machinery J R'y to Everette and F. C.&P,' -

tation and pulling apart of the valvesso Thus we see'how many laborers and implements last Sunday from Sioux City &Chicago to Jack- .

that they cannot close the open. find employment in. this new in- Tampa, and this week about thirty Holly Sp'gs}sonville.Sp'gs, K.,111.O. M.Cent& D.to to Holly Birmingham

ings. This constitutes one form of dustry. It is estimated tha!> 70,000 men have been at work. Mr.John E. Route. ette and the Sou.F. C.R'y& P.to Ever-

valve disease. men are required to make 1,000,000' Simms is in charge of the constructionof Louis'ille & Nash'illo to Rive
the dock. It will project from the Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
Medical bicycles' and that addi-- New
Prof. fiartholow of Jefferson proper, 50,000
To }route with through BloopersJacklo'"ll1e
College Philadelphia, in a lecturein tional men labor on the tires, tubes foot of King street, to the channel, a between New Orleans and
distance ,of fifteen hundred feet Jacksonville.The .
1880 assumed that the poison of the and other accessories. Should not a ,
hundred feet the F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track in
tomato resided in the seeds. This nation welcome an enterprise which about two beyond Florida running through the
hands ? l hotel wharf. Three tiers of piling will Tobacco Region*, .
gives to
of the employment
Dr. English denies, as the use many Stock farming and Dairy Section,
tomato divested of its seeds, as in cat- Something like $70,000,000 are be'driven, which will permit of two Peach and Strawberry Land,
feet in Banana and Pineapple tfY,
tracks. Hard pine piling Orange
for for 45
sup, produces the same effect. One spent annually bicycles; on. Phosphate Belt. "
remarkable case is reported in which them is now expended what formerlywent length, will be used. They will be Hal the Other Silver fine Spring Scenery.and

the patient was a constant tomato con- to the florist, the jeweler and painted with carbolineum and en The Great Hunting Country.
the theater. From this vast closed in an 18inch terra-cotta pipe Beaches the Noted fishing Ground
of fresh fruit patron-
sumer during the season Has the best lands for tillage,greatest vari
and in the winter slave to catsup, of age we may judge what inroads into and filled in with cement, thus makinga ety of soils in the State,and above all

which he used at each meal an aver other industries the wheel is making. ,foundation for the dock that will Runs over the Central Rid eland
Is High and Healthy.
It would that with such immense l last for many years. It is thoughtthat Where It
.. age of one ounce and a half to two seem an Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers
ounces. This was"persisted in, notwithstanding demand the price might de 60 to 90 days will be required to the best freight facilities for any produce to

irregular action of the crease. The people should have complete- the work. and. in the- meantime the Send Northern also for markets.the best of Florida (sent
,it is authoritatively stated,a new free) and note the towns map route.
heart and other symptoms enumerated, j cheaper wheels;; but there is no indi A.0.MACDONBLL O.P.A..
'during the growth of the heart. The cation that this will come about in passenger depot and freight house will Jacksonville.

bad habit of irregularity of action the near future. It is even hinted be erected across the street from -
Hotel Panta Gorda and near the The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R
continued and forced the heart to unnecessary that "wheel trusts" may be institutedto ,

action, causing enlargement maintain the price; but this may be- beach.Herald.On Offers to ShippersThe

and,, ultimate thinning of the heart but a'"carecrow put out by the anx- July 11 and 12 the Florida Shortest and Quickest Route

walls with dilatation. The patient is ious dealers. At any rate the wheelis Southern Railway, belonging to the BETWEEN

now suffering from irreparable heart here to remain, and the -economists Plant System, between Palatka and FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN

disease. The valves do not close be of the country welcome the new in- Brooksville, a distance of 145 miles, THE EAST AND WEST.

cause the distended heart walls have .dustry as cordially as the rider does together with all the branches, was With Improved Ventilated Cars,this company

pulled them apart and will not permit .the,wheel. -Jacksonville Journal of changed from narrow to standard is the better Orange equipped and Vegetable than ever Crops ever and tohandle

them to reach the point of complete Commerce.OF guage. The Plant System will make insure close connections and_ prompt despatchto
connections without change from all Eastern and Western Markets. "
closure. .I'
There are references made to their 'all bothersome and trying mortals .Palatka to all points along the line of Through change oars or delay.to destination without

is the i its road. Perishable freight followed by wire and
use in the hospitals, almhouses, etc., the narrow.minded man shippers advised time passing various junction
and the bad results upon those in worst. He is more numero'us than The merchants of this place and points and arrival at destination.

health, as well as those who were ill, one would suppose. You can meet Tallahassee are delighted with the I' All adjusted.claims for overcharges and loss promptly ,
and all hours. The that the steamer Alpha is making
were commented upon. him everywhere at time See that your ,goods are markedvia
"it is also assumed that it is not in easiest way to discover him is by between Carrabelle and Mobile. Each F. C. & P. R. H.

the badly ripened and immature fruit praising your friends one after another.He trip by this boat the trade increases in For information call on or address the undersigned
the harm lurks, but the best developed may remain silent while you say volume, and we think soon it will demand C. E. TAYLOR,Trar.A'gt.Ocala Fla.
fellow but another boat of equal capacityto W. B. TUCKER Gen.A' 't.Orlando, Fit
freshly'gatheredfrom the vines are friend Jones a capital G.M.HOLDEN,Trav. A'gt,Leelbur .FJs .
the most active. Cooking does not when you mention Smith or Brown or run with this one, leaving here the W.R. FULLER Trar.AVt Tamr-ft; Fa.
have any influence. anyone else, the narrow man scowls day the Alpha leaves Mobile.-Carra- Or Jacksonville _

After suggestions as to diagnosis and frowns and fumes. Some of the belle (Fla.) Times. W, H. PLBASANT8 General lrellht.trtT


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4 490 ,. ;,_THB FLOBUXi .71BHS3 AHD: YRUIFO: ,rte. AUGUST 1,
Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower fore their .tft'comes along that the tIre G. L, Taber of Glen St. Mary, K>sal of railways for fixed charges and

.. Northern growers can not get anything I and in giving you their names Satsuma dividends is the aggregate of income k

A Weekly Newspaper published at t$ Main but a routine price for a routine I Blood rightly assumes the positiondue from operation and income from other
I to a star.I think will sources. This amount for
.Street,Ta k onvilleJ1a. crop. you agree 1895 was
with the writer that it is a noble plum 482083180. Fixed charges for the
Unsolicited Mention. and lament with him that it is so fara year amounted to $425,966,921. In
From two letters received this weekwe rather shy bearer. It is just possible 1894 they were $3,041,389 greater.
For One Year ....,...................f 2.00 however that and judicious The deduction of fixed leaves
For Six ..... 1.00 clip the following sentences, whichare age charges
In Foreign Countries.................. 3.00 pruning may minimize this evil The 56,116,259 as net.income from whichto
wholly voluntary.I Burbank far the reliable dividends.The
in seems so most pay .
all cash in
arsubscriptions cases
;" advance. No discount allowed on one's wish to say in this connection that market plum, but when the Kelsey's amount of dividends, including -

own subscription(except in a club),but to from a very small beginning six years peculiarities become understood I $673,957 other payments from net

all agents a liberal cash commission will ago my business has.grown to pleasing trust it, too, will receive the homage income, was $85,961,500, from whicht
be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby such a superb plum deserves. i that the railways of the
them. Write for terms. proportions, due largely to your advertising appears
These were all fine samples of their United States closed the year with a
To every new subscriber we will send, columns, also to the fact that I respective, varieties, and we return deficit from the year's operations of
postpaid, a of Whitner's "Garden-
'-. Ing in Florida.copy:" For two new subscribers attend to my own business giving per-I thanks to our courteous correspondent $29,845,241, which was met by a decrease

at $3.00 each, we will send, I lonal attention to all the details from for the favor. We may as well,how- in accumulated surplus, or by

postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange planting to shipping. ever,"take this occasion to say what the creation of current liabilities. The

11 Culture., ." D. L. EIERSON. we have long thought respecting all corresponding\ deficit for the year end

Bates: of advertising application. Summit Nurseries, Monticello, Fla. Japan plums, that, while excellent for ing'June 30, '1894, was $45,85 ,?94.
Remittances should be made by check, the stew-pan, they are very unsatisfac- .
postal note, money order or registered We had an answer to our: advertisement tory to eat of out hand. They are so Editors and Free Passes.
letter to order of
1/ABMBB.AND FRUIT GROWER in THE FARMER AND FRUIT tough and unyielding, even up to the Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:

Jacksonville Fla. GROWER from the South African Re. last hour before rotting. that, thoughone I have read your criticism of Mr. D.

public this week. -- should masticate them, as Mr. W. Adams' article wherein he inti-
', CONTENTS. Gladstone he does all his food
says mates that editors are influenced in
H. G. HASTINGS & Co. thirty-two times the stomach would I
.. ,>. their writing on railroad questions by
GROVE AND ORCHARD-An All Round Good Interlachen, Fla. still ingest nothing but an aggregationof I being allowed free passes. Any. one

Fruit;The LeConte Pear;Sweet Potatoes, ..... subdivided lumps. Yet this very who carefully reads the Farmer and

Cassavo, Pear Cider..................... 483 Among other items of toughness renders the Japan plums. Fruit Grower knows the charge does
PINERV-Home-Grown vs. Imported Plants progress may
-The Abbaka Florida Pines and be mentioned the rose and flower very valuable for shipping purposes, not apply to its editor. But I am prepared -
; Pears; gar
WouldIikc to Join........................ 484 dens which are now being planted or and this class of fruit is the great desideratum to say that as a rule :Mr. Adams'
TOBACCO Genuine Sumatra in Florida .... 484 will be planted this fall and winter. in Florida. charge is just. I have known so ma-
PARKER AND TRUCYE&- How to Succeed I 2. Yellow clingstone peaches and editors and who
II I There may be others, but the following ny were at
with Early Strawberries; letter From hog plums, from Mrs T, B. Haynes leased[ silenced from
Major Campbell..........,............... 485 came to our notice during the Oriole Fla. The : any criticism of
peaches: are of a railroad extortions because free
Growing ,West Florida; One Commission past week : A commercial flower i passes
Man Punished............................ 486 garden by W. H. Hopkins, of Ocala ; class highly esteemed by most house- had been granted, that I feel entirelysafe
? POULTRY-Digtstibility! af Beef and Eggs;Mr. a large rose garden, by Ed. Rumley, wives for culinary purposes, especially in charging that the practice con-
Louse and Relatives; What Kills Chicks. 487 of Keuka preserves'but would not be very valu stitutes the rule rather than the excep
Grate News................................... 488 ; a twenty-acre rose and able as a market.fruit except in Florida tion where
flower garden in the southwestern suburbs passes are granted at
00* RURAL HOME-A Fancy Scarf The
Oil Store;The Tomato Heart:I......;.....: 488 of Jacksonville, which has been and other Southern towns. The No doubt Mr. Adams could have been
:, The Bicycle Industry; Mrs. Cleveland's Banquet partly planted aud a house built on it. hog plums'if cultivated, would proba far more specific in his indictment of

o ......................... ...;.........489 This one is owned by a lady. ble develop' into a useful article for publishers who are bribed by free
_EDITORIAL Uniolidted Mention; Fruit Received domestic consumption. passes. And cases too where no such
; Railroad Statistics; Editors and !The LeConte pear industry is badly 9 m t .
clear business methods obtained
-. Prce Passes;The Lesson History....... 490 in need of organization and better Railroad Statistics. as you
1 .. How to Grow a Second Crop of Potatoes;;In An The Eighth Statistical Report of say you presume other publishers have
' dia's Cotton Trade....................... 491 management. enterprising man the Interstate Commerce with the roads, of so much transportation -
Markets.... .......... .................. .... 491 who would establish packeries in sev Commission, for so much advertising
'. -Weather and Crops......, ..-.. ............. 491 eral of the more important centers o f prepared by its statistician, being the That is not the trouble at all as I space.have
The Chicago Convention...................... 494 East Florida, or even as far west as complete report for the above named
Items. ,.............. ........................ 496 Tallahassee, buy the pears on the period, for which a preliminary in observed it. The passes were appliedfor
and granted, and all went well as
trees and have them picked and packed come account, was issued in Decem
Weather In Jacksonville. carefully by trained assistants ber, 1895, has just been submitted. long as no adverse criticism of the

Week Ending July 27. 18g6 could fail The gross earnings of the railwaysof roads appeared in the papers, but were
hardly to,reap a profit of f: withdrawn and it
well understood
; f.. $1.00 to $1.50 a barrel. There is a the United States for the year ending -
a s a would be whenever the
= !qDATE. ; they ,
.; ct = H w;: vast number of little orchards and the June 30, 1895, were $1,075,371- circulated paper
GO GO :s =- i ;$ fruit is carelessly handled or not ship 462, an increase of $2,009,665 for the anything displeasing to the ..
- of the roads. I much
21..u, 798t 90 74 16 82 .r s ped at all, but left to rot, because the year being thus shown. Passenger managers pre
june 22....... 94 74 20 B4 .0 : fer to keep quiet while men of( Mr.
23........ 79 91 75 17 B4 T growers have never worked up this revenue was $252, 246,180, showing
24....... 7S. 84 94 7S 19 8.4 .0 fruit industry enough to have confi a decrease of $33,103,378, or n.6 Adam's ability are showing up corporation

.. juty 2..::::::: 79 so 8S so 91 95 76 76 21 20 8S 86 .0.0 dence in it. per cent for the year. Freight revenue extortions, yet it does not hurt, .
27........ 79 82 96 74 21 SSAMean. .24MMM increased $30,502,549, or 4.36 I think, to give him a little support.
The lime seems to be gaining It is
generally understood that the
........ 82 .. cent being $729,993,462 for
rainfall.79 94 75 19 84 39ToUl ground in Florida. In the most eke per Florida Citizen was established by corporation

.- A. J. MITCHELL,,Observer. gant and fashionable establishmen t The of money to champion corpora
operation for the
.. for soda and other' mild drinks on expenses tion interests. That is manly in com
Bay street, Jacksonville, a lemonad same period were $725,720,415, whichwere parisori with free in
A strawberry and truck growerof $5,693,907 less than for h accepting a pass
Bradford county, who had learned is never seen nowadays; limeade has The important unit in railway statistics 94. pay for keeping quiet about certain

his business in the gardens about New taken its place. In fact the Philadelphia designated as the coefficient oi-f buses while pretending to be the guar

L York, became dissatisfied this spring: Grocery World says that lemons operating expenses, that is the dian and champion of the people's interests -
and are not nearly so much in demand as percentage W. E. DRISCOLL.
went up to the great metropolis'to of operating expenses to operating .
( they were a few years ago, there ares Manatee Fla.
spy out the situation. After look for ,
income,- 1895, was 6? 4& Percent
substitutes used
as beveragesand
ing over the ground thorouhly for a for I
in ; 1890, 65.80 per cent. "'Theincome
month, he returned and said he was. cooking. from operation, $349,651,047. The Lesson of History.
> .
.'. satisfied to stay in Florida, and he though $7,703,572, greater than it win Sir Archibald Alison, in his historyof

has gone quietly to work to raise i Fruit Received. 1894, was yet less than for any Europe, says: -

another crop. He expects a relative I i. From "Glen Mona," Gulf Hammock other year since 1890. The income "The suspension of specie pay.
.- down who is a Long Island trucker : Levy :Mr. L. Ker- railroads from
county, Q. accruing to investmentsand ments by the Bank of England in 1797
and who will probably purchase here ; mode writes: I am venturing to send sources other than operation, led to the use of an enormous amount.

Among other things he says the free you by express service (prepaid) from amounted to $132,432,133. These of irredeemable paper money. "

? lunch system has been abolished i in Otter Creek to-morrow, a few plums, figures, compared with correspondingones The result was magical. .

.. : '.* New York, which has ruined the market Kelsey, Burbank and Satsuma. Blood. for the previous year, show a de "It terminated in a blaze of glory
,for radishes. Southern truck has They are the of '
) product trees crease of 10384672. and a Hood of prosperity which has
: so taken off the edge of appetite be bought by me a few from The of
; years ago amount money at the dis never before, since the beginning of

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1896.. .. THE -FLORIDA-.. =FA RUm AND" JPBUIT-GROWEB. .. .
the world nation.. .-.> India's Cotton Trade. '
descended upon any. .

"Prosperity/universal and! unheard rUpon this subject there is a very
of, pervaded' every department of the nteresting.article in the Dry Goods ,,

empire. Economist .of May 23, giving "Facts --
"Agriculture, manufactures and and Figures regarding Mills, Laborers JACK SON c ILZF .

commerce'increased. in unparalleledratio and Distribution." Tile correspondent The Oldest National Bank in the State.

: resident of Bombay, states that!

"The landed proprietor were in the development, once rapid, is falling CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED 1894. .

affluence..; off, that plenty of "cheap labor't is By conservative,yet liberal methods,this bank has achieved the highest. reputation for solidity

"'Ve lth to an unheard of extent about most of which is dear labor. strength We buy and and ability sell to foreign meet and all legitimate domestic exchange demands.: on the most favorable terms,drawing our" own .

was created among the farmers. The article also gives an outlook for drafts on an parts of the world. -
toward business relations,assuring that
We invite a visit or correspondence,looking you your
"Our exports, imports and tonnage :the future. The writer says : "At the favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention

more than doubled, and the condition end of l last year there were in the JAMES M. SCHUMACHER R. C. COOLEY -

of the people:was one. of extraordinary whole of India 144 cotton mills, containing President.. Cashier.

prosperity."From 34,146 looms and 3,712,293 .
Boxes For Rent.
1797 to 1819 no financial spindles giving regular employment to Safe Deposit

embarrassments of any: moment were: close upon 140,000 people. The L

experienced, and in vain Napoleon nominal capital embarked in these .

waited (for the stoppage. of England's concerns is estimated at 123,000,000 FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGEI sil

financial resources. rupees, but.another 10,000,000 rupees .
"But the resumption of specie pay-I must be added on account of private An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the

ments in 1819-the change of the proprietary.UO t of thegrand total BOX MATERIAL best advantage.-AUTHOBIZED-The Exchange ii fully prepared CAPITAL to supply$300,000.: boxes aad paper on

financial. system from legaltenderpaper of 144 mills just 100 are located in the order. Write for price list and terms.

to metal ruinous to which is the -:OFFICERS?- -
money-was Bombay Presidency (
C.F. A. B1ELBY,Vice-President.
GEO. B. FAIRBANK81wresident.
all. the industries of England. The great home of the cotton manufacture ALBERT M.IVES,Gen'l Mgr and Treaa. M. P. TURNER' i Secretary.
insufferable and in DIRECTORS-Geo.R.Fairbanks,Alachua Co.; E.G.Hill,Bradford Co.; Dr. B. E.Pratt
distress became to India, just as Calcutta is the princi- Hillsboro Co.; John Fabyan Lake Co.Hy Crutcher, Orange Co.;Dr.D.O. Davies,Nassau Co.;
Manchester 60,000; men, women and pal centre of the jute industry), andas J. D. Mead, Duval Co.: A. Brady, Brevard Co.; F. G.8am'Q80n. Marion Co.; C. V.Hillyer,
Marion Co. John M. Bryan. Osceola Co.; Holmes Erwin. Putnam Co.; M. Moreman St.
children assembled, demanding blood many as 67 are in the town and Johns Co.;;C.F. A. Bielby, Volu&ia Co.;J. C. Pelot, Manatee Co.
or bread, and many of the people were island of Bombay. The increase last Address all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville Fla Stencils
furnished on application.
with full packing and snipping
killed and many were wounded by. yeas as compared with 1893-4 in the

British troops." number of mills was seven, five of

How. to Grow' A-'Ns Second. Crop, of Po which dency."were in the Bombay f Presi-, Genuine Paper-Shell Pecans 50 cts a pound.COM .


Dig Spring crop as soon as the vines .. .
e : PE S
the vines ,
show yellow and :before. Harkets.
die. ".* "- All varietiesat lowest market prices. ,

in a shady -..-
Soon-as dug place .

airy, light place to. dry the sap out, I JACKSONVILLE, FLA., July!. Lithbp1's' 'O-ltb'1a f bioe will.INTERNATIONAl keep Chickens r Clean STOCK, .ap FOOD: keeps

such as in or under-our houses or AND PRODUCE. stock healthy and sans feed, set per box.
treeswhere the rain .
under shade
L. CAMERON Seedsman
water will not stand about'them. Corrected by Marx Bros. ,

"The,'seed should have six weeks. These are avenge quotations. Extra choice JaolzuBorwille: F'lorlds3.. -

lots fetch prices above top quotations,while poor:
to dry .
B. ,
Bradley Redfldd. Eugene Redieid
otsselllower. New York Markets. .
the land the same as for (
:prepare. Limes, ............ .50 ESTABLISHED 1871. .
turnips (but put no"manure in the Apples bbl.."....................;.... 3 oo Domestic Fruits. REDFIELD & SON
ii. drill) and the time for planting same, Plums,gelsey crate ....... :;........ ,.oo Receipts from Southerly points eince .
which is. the return of cool nights, Plume Kelsey,orange box....!....-. 1.25 to 1.50 !Monday; By Pena K. R. at pier 29-18- Commission Merchants r

after mid summer heat. These cool fears,Le conte,bb1. t';"............ .SO to.75 320 pkgs. peaches, 4,288 pkgs. grapes, 1-,
Peaches,carrier........ ......h.... 1.25101.50Grapes muskmelons 475 pkgs. LID -
nights come in the northern part of ,crate,........................ 1.00 714 pkgs. and 114cars I
of and crate .....................2.00102.50Lemons 318 pkgs. pines, 36 pkgs.various ..
the cotton belt the last July Pines Messina* box................ 3.50 of watermelons;at Jersey City, 60- Fruit Auctioneers, '
first of August, further South later, in English Peas,dried bu.... .......... 1.50 492 pkgs. peaches, 650 pkgs. apples, 5-,
best brand..... ............. ."#to.5K
the extreme South, the. middle or last Cabbage Peanuts New.York, each .... .... .08 755 pkgs. muskmelons and 509 pkgs. var. 141 Dork Strut Philadelphia, Pa.
Potatoes, Western bbl ............. 130 ious. By old Dominion line, 13,983 all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables
of September. ........... 21 We handle
t& sbarrellots.... 1.29Onions pkgs. muskmelons, 1,227 pkgs.-grapes, either at private sale(which has heretofore been

Cultivate- shallow the same as in Egyptian bbl;.... ,..2.bushel. ...... .sack.....-..... a-50 1.50!' pkgs. pears and 2 cars watermelons. By our custom)or by the auction: system desire.(recently:
the spring crop. Eggs........ -.!.......-- .-- M Savannah steamer, 1,517 boxes and 6- added to our business)as you may
bbls. fruit and 30 cars watermelons.By 71
tuber 446 .
every regardlessof
cut -
Always AND POULTRY. line 2 watermelons. By
VEGETABLES Clyde cars &
size; Iquarter! from bloom to stem B. & 0. R. R. 21 cars peaches and 1 car GOFERS, BROTHER CO.
ends. This.divides the excess of eyes Corrected by Darts&Robinson. watermelons !. PITTSBURGH PA.

in the bloom end and requires no yellow Yams bush........ .......... .40 PEAKS-Southern.LeConte have been Fruits and Produce .
the ....................... o3S to 40 in liberal supply and irregular quality .
double Potatoes
skill, consequently potatoes Sweet M New,bu............... .75 wken arrivals BgeelT_ *and sef.in ear load lot: and BaaCMquantitlea. -
can be cut as when the eyes must be Hubbard squash, bbl................. 1.50 and.condition until Friday .all 'mduct.of lh.orthrd.G-ard"
Lettuce.doz........... ..... ......... .25 to .30 were lighter. At the close some of the Dairy,Hennery and farm..
looked for. Celery :.........v.-. 3010.40 finest lots l sell as high as $3.50, but there fiend for..r litu book''8a eetioDa to BUppen,*XsztrtKeperU
bbl..:: 1.25101.50 sales ,BpecUl KtfeKMW.glearfli,ese.,*U rr...
Plant the same as in the spring crop Tomatoes Eggplants crates, ...-.....,./........ .soto.75 have been few of this grade, most Inquiries' and Corre.pondencelnwlted.
_ plant lower and press the dirt Sweet Pepper, ....... .75 being at 2003.00 with very common
except ... .... There is
I Green Beans,crate.. 1.00 down to 150175.
on the seed with a log or plank, dragsor Turnipsbunch... .. .0310.06 ranging fair of near-by early varieties,
.......... to a supply
roller if dry. If season is in the ,, each. .03.OS to .10.10 for which the demand is light at the range

land,. leave in Tidges so no water will P rleyrperdos.bnncbes..1.e., .J5 quoted. QUICK WORK
stand'around them. Stagnant wateror Green onions,per doz..bunches... to.25 I Le Conte,southern fancy, 3.00 to 3.50, ,
Pepper hot.bushel, .75101.00SagCwell common to fair, 1.50 to 2.50, ordinary, In selling andpayIng for Fruits and Vegetables -
is to rot them. 25
soil cured.lb.-
soggy sure Hens.......:.-.-.....-...... 30 1.50 to 2.00, Manning's Eliz.,2.25 to 2.50, GIVE GOODS shipped SENT to us US is our BY motto.GROWERS WK
If wanted for table use, leave in the llOOStert.------- .25 Bloodgood, 2.00 to 2.25, Scooter, 1.75 to FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
....... ... to .20 .
ground\ until just before freezing Turkeys Halfgrown., ,per pound-,gross.._... .10 2.00, Bell, near-by, 1.50 to 2.25, flear-by. BUY rr.OURSELVES.experience They: without are protected defaulting ,
without .... ... to .30 cooking, L25 to 1.50. by a
_ weather then dig and pit up Ducks: -- .25 common dollar. Enquire as to our standingand
.....__.. .35 lb.
Geese Grapes-Delaware, S. C., 25 case, > financial stability which any bank or
the same as sweet potatoes. .... .....None. I
drying, New Beets,per zoo 1.00 to 1.50 Niagara, North Carolina, per merchants having mercantile reports can
But if for seed for fall or spring crop Water Cress, doz. bunches.None. North Car b Terifr-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR
Cauliflower doc............None. carrier, 75 to 1.00, Delaware, > METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
always dig' before vines die or are Leeks per doz bunches......... .25 olina, per carrier, 1.00 to 1.50. Black : : your name for our quotations. Stencil and
killed by frost,' and dry out as muchas Cucumbers Radishes per ... ..7Sto.ooNew toto .20 kinds, N. C. prime per carrier,75 to 1.- ; cards free. Letters promptly answered.

The Potatoes : barrel .... 1.50102.50 00, com.per carrier, 25 to 60. :
before <
possible planting. Spinach,per bushel per .................N one. FBENCH& Co. H FRENCH & CO.. ,,
_ dryer the quicker they will come Cabbage. Florida scarce............ ..03 to .06 -
.up and less liable. to rot. These instructions .. Salsify,per bushel.dozen bunches._.......... .60.25 to to,.30.oo It is estimated that the railroads will 116 Warren Stf New York.

adhered to insure success. Plums Summer,per Squash, crate......__.._. ? ,.00 haul out of Florida this summer 72,000- ESTABLISHED 1855.
WELBORN Cantaloupes bbl ....:.. 2.0010300 000 pounds of watermelons or 3,200,000
,' Liroa :Beans,quart .10 melons.
kerns, Lonoke Co., Ark. Green Corn per .710.10 ,
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492 : _, 'TUB t r, FLORIDA i t :-,,PU1MEB<.-. s f AKD, FBUIT-GEOWKK; AUGUST 1,

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w &THER"A1gD CROPS. t \ "

L-For the. WeekEndlmt. ... -. July. .B7th.Frtciptlakion .' o.1 CUT PRICES ON PUMPS
3 it" "" Everythlosr the fanner Mils Is low. Wit
i, _,I selfr low to him? We hare repeatedly refused
/ = and experience have already I to join, and,therefore, defeated windmill cosiM-
nations,and have,since"89,reduced the cost of
Rainfall has not been.so heavy during proved the necessity of fer- I "1 wind power to one-sixth what it was.
the past week) ; i in fact,, the only n I We believe in low price,high grades
tilizers. Low and and sales. No knows
prices sharp tt largo one the
section complaining of too frequent best pomp or prices until he knows
(. rains is'a portioivot; |the Southern district competition demand l their in- r r i I ours. We stroke make short hand best and seam long .

along the Gulf.. Occasional telligent application. power less brass tube cyder, lower than J
GO Iron ones- 2K:r6 inch at Ku. Tell,
showers Jell over detached sections ofthe Successful farmers will tell 1%, yoor dealer. Bay none other. Aermotor prices S 4
West and North districts. Some foods are always best. Through gratitude,and
you that they use fertilizers because we are price makers, and are safest to
/ of the western counties, particularlythose deal with,the world has given os more than hall
bordering on the Gulf, are,still containing a high percentage its windmill business. We have aobranch houses.
one near 'ou. Writ to bw. 2 fr 1alttdret.d slrwkr1k ,
suffering from the excessive rains of

the previous week, and what crops ofPotash
were, left by the storm of the 7th can .-. '

do nothing. .nu,,
Copious showers over some ,of the lorida!
northern counties would add much to and that they secure the largest jjjjCall ,,ands ,

the vigor of the crops, although nothing yields and most money for ( r Oranges
..... .
Sectionsof "" : ,
is reported as suffering. their products by doing so. .* : l

Putnamcounty have had no rain We have collected in our pamphlets the Next Witness!III!! eSQrtS
for ten days. Only one rain is re- results of long and carefully conducted ex- I! Name.J.W.Dewey, residence Cambridge.Mfch
ported from St. Johns county. The periments by leading authorities, which we occupation farmer. Bought 40 rods of Page m 1880 :
send free to all farmers who apply for them. -gave note payable to one year, if perfee&lJ'uUlfte4.PaU [nvestments
northeast portion of the North district GERMAN KALI WORKS note before due. May:21.'96,writes
_. .received less .rain than any other 93 Nassau,St.,New York. his 10 stock years,had today no since repairs put and up has first now Page.500"rods Holds in use.all Developments;
section of the State, and as a result, See copy of his note and letter in the"Hustler."

there has been good progress in farm ing fodder; crops generally doing PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian,Mich. Attraction
"work.o well; orange trees that are cared for ..
C. Steele. ... Address,
CONDITION OF CROPS. growing rapidly.'v Manatee-Heavy rains Monday
The week has been a' decided improvement :Clenny-Good week for saving and Tuesday; we are having a rainy G. D, ACKERLY,
over the previous fodder and most is now.save'dj; cotton season, and the water has done some 'CCNCRAL PASSCNCCR ACCNT,

.. Great activity has prevailed and large one will improve with prevailing condi damage on undrained lands; orange THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE

quantities: of fodder have been saved. tions; {pear shipments about over; out- ,trees growing finely.-A. J. Petti- JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA
The correspondent from Columbia look:good .for pindars and sugar cane, grew.
-H. L. Reed.AmeliaShowers. : $100 worth for=10c.
Jupiter Favorable.
I J county remarks that fodder will be -- growing weather -
saved in a better condition than 'for 4his. week hivehelped.crops for 'pineapple plants and young a>Send ta start IV ft*rut iU for.llfrttrtied UBBlKIia boofWnfhrir r<*r kwalltr
years. The hot sun has rapidly dried very much; pears finest fruit trees; quite a lull in farm work.J. wHhoBteorttoth LIUBAK1 member GelUqvtekltCITIZENS' A8S' .
crop ever known.-C. H Jacques. i..ei Firm!.*.... *.*.YM*.ir.
fields, ,and did much ?ood to cotton W. Cr nk.
which is taking on fruit more satisfac Central District: -"- A. J. MITCHELL, I
sections the is Sutherland Weather fine V. G. Shearer, will soon build a
torily. In some staple. ; peach Observer. |
opening and advices come that some crop nearly gone; plum crop over; two-story residence at the corner of
is being picked in Lake county. Advices grapes will be large and'fine;; oranges Tampa's building and'loan associa- Fourth, and Cedar streets, Springfield.
from Suwannee county, heretofore growing well;some fruit; fodder nearly tion has received during the past six The building will have eight rooms

unfavorable, are more satisfac- ;all l saved-Hartley. months $90, 0049 and 'expended and will cost about $1,400. ,

tory and cotton is reported as improv "Piersonrops better than ex- $93,842.03; assets, 272921.56; and Letters patent have been issued for

. ing. pected; lots of rain,badly distributed; liabilities, $272,921.56.: the incorporation of the Florida Souvenir

..Pears are becoming arce.in some busy, pulling fodder and cutting pea S. S. Leonard of Pensacola has se- Company. The principal office
. of the western counties, and other vines; orange trees growing nicely; cured the contract for the erection of will be at Miami, and the general

fruits are insignificant. Cane, peas, yesterday very hot-102 at noon.C.G. the new armory Jacksonville. The business will be the designing, manu
and potatoes are doing well, and Jones. contract was awarded at a meeting of facturing, and selling of souvenirs.
r the building committee. of the The stockholders are Frank E. Heath,
orange trees, where properly nurtured Eustis-Hot and dry; 22 and 23 County
show excellent growth. seemed like earthquake weather; rain Commissioners held July 16. The of New York, Walter S. Graham, of
contract price is $23,650. Fourteen Miami, George M. Robbins, of Titus-
There is unusual\ activity in DeSoto needed for grass; would also benefit
county among those interested in tobacco : the trees; passing showers daily, but bids was submitted in all, several of ville, and Lesther Birdsall, of New
'culture.. The success thus far none come near us.-H. W. 0. Mar- them being from the same persons for York. The new company. begins witha
different kinds of material. capital of$5,000.
attained with the crop .this, year is gary The
provoking no little interest throughout Columbia-This is an extra good building is to be 'erected at the corner The approximate valuation of prop .
the* ountr', week for saving fodder and will of Adams and Market streets, and the erty in Alachua county is as follows,
foundations have already been laid. according to an estimate by Tax-Assessor
CORRESPONDENTS' REMARKS. be saved.in better.condition generallythan
for years.-'VeB. Knight. so that there will be no need for delayof Bell; Real, $2,350,000; per-
Western District: kind. The work is sonal railroads and
any to begin at $700,000; tele-
Bradfordville-Heavy rain Sunday; Hillsborough-Still raining; big once. graph, $tIOOOOO, making a total of
crops doing as well as,'could expect; rains passing each day; good growing A number of new houses are being $4,150,000. The rate of taxation for
fodder pulling commenced; cotton weather; orange trees pulling on a fine erected in Springfield. the State this year will be 3/ mills,
opening; pears too ripe to ship.-Jno. growth.-W. Stinson. apd for the county it will be about the
Many new buildings are being
Mascotte But little rain
Bradford. ; good erected at St. same as last year, or 10 mills, a levyof
Augustine. -
Molino-Very little work done; time to save fodder; corn will be a taxes amounting to $5706850. tW
ground heavy and wet; a hot week; good crop; potatoes growing fine;peanuts )Vork on the new brewery at Tampais Gainesville Sun. j

grass in plenty; one or two showers.. and cow peas extra; tobacco not progressing, $150,000, will be spentin The DeLand Record advocates t=rte

W. H. Trimmer. doing so well; cotton fine; a little be- .the plant. culture as one of the principal
Bristol-Rain but rice and millet An house is be built in peach II
plentiful, not excessive ing picked; not comingup opera to industries of Florida. It : "To -o
conditions to pectation.D.. H. Rosen this summer. The says :>
; crop favorable; Tampa ground a peach orchard is little
fodder almost saved D. floor will be with grow very
-J. McAliley. berg. occupied stores.A I"
trouble and small expense, and by the
Northern. District: Southern District: new school house of neat.appear- fourth year from planting you are :

,1.lcAlpin-Cotton still doing very Avon Park-Weather favorableto ance, ample room and modern con- shipping a full crop. At at averageof
well; good deal of fodder being saved; all growing crops; the marked cenience will be erected in South $i per bushel, each tree will bring
cane doing very well-W. B. Black. success of the ,experiments with Jacks.oville. you from $6 to $8, and as the trees
.Huntington-No: rain since i8th; tobacco at Ft. Meade has stimulated Contractor Boden has completed are planted much closer together than

crops not suffering seriously as yet.- the interest in tobacco plans for a two-story, seven room cot orange trees, the peach industry is far
Benj. N. Bradt. growing, and places 20 to 25 miles tage, which he will build for H. C. preferable to the orange industry!
}Switzerland-Excepting one shower southeast are. joining the army ,of Hare in Springfield. The dwellingwill You can ship every other crop of

a.hot?tan4 dry.:week:, ; good for cur.!! ._ growers.:-0. R. Thacher. cost $rSoo. peaches and still make more money."




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: .ElEfi TIE 'tAS- ITS SO fl01At5.he. FAIRVIEW PINERY.: ., JAPANESE trees,etc.TREE,Oonshitt guaranteeing IMPORTING(Satsuma arrival)and CO.other in, Kobe ggoodcondition. orange

And' :,- <,.!''* S Jf;; :*' '- H. E. Amoore, Manager.
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'-: ,Ha.ve UT EJ, 'rlNiv TEMPER" _,. Choice LOUISIANA: ) grass for lawns and permanent

"." ', !" :' ': ........){ore than.all, the""...rest.I .. ,, = "! j JtIl ".." ". pastures. Sets, $ 1jO per 1,000 by express; 35
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> "J' ,ilia' i ,. cents per hundred,postage paid. W.H.POWERS,
i.... .: Lawtey.: Fla.QTRAWBERRY.
1 Pineapple ( ; :
** ieties $1.25 per 1000. Pure, vigorous, well-
rooted; packed to carry fresh across continent.
Plants Raised specially for Florida planting. Practical
Culture free to Cata-
> treatise on Berry buyers.
$ ):; ". ," ; :...- logue free to all. $oo in prizes for largest berry.
!J!'f ,.' FOR 8 E. .- O:W. Blacknall Kittrell, N. C. 7.Z5--6
.; \: :Queen, and Abbifea Pines, a limited supplyof

\ Smooth Cayenne 1 11! Home Grown !If l Boone's and Grape Early budwood Fruit trees a budded few hundred last year Orange -

and the famous Free-stone Peen-to Peach trees
--+-- Write me for prices before buying. C.A. Boone,
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." 4F PLANTS FOR SALE 100,000
i.35 a thousand. A liberal din-"
count for large orders W. H. Kemp Lawtey *
Fla. ?-n-3
,plants, two years old, 10 cents each.Tea .
: plants two years old, 10 cents each. Camphor .
trees two years old SO cents each New-
and Wilson strawberry plants $I.oo
nan per
It 1 U built on a gold basis,and Is one of the Everlasting kind for"in union there Is HOME GROWN thousand. T. K. Godbey. Waldo, Fla. 7-.8-j: ,

strength;" also beauty of design and perfection of markmanshjp. i ,

_, There are a few other makes as good but None Better,they can't be made.. BY MAIL.. TACKSON St PERKINS

.. Ride a Or-a.olraLjack: II ( of Newark New York, wrote us: "The, tin
Pineapple Slips can of dons reached us in fine condition-fresh
And pedal through lite easy it's the next thing to flying so Join the Bird Gang. and bright as if just cut." Japanese Tree Importing -

J. W. INGRAM,.Agent, Jacksonville, Fla,, '. and Suckers I Company Kobe, Japan. -7-I&-3.

,. '- Tn : 01 the Following Varieties make any animal eat. "WiM keep chickens
J The Chtargo Convention; I every reader to make them carefulstudy healthy. Sample package by mail 35 *nls.
Wm. G. Tilghman Patetka Fla. 7-11-10
from all of and SALE
points view 1OR :
\Ve last month published the plat-
L weigh well the and SALTS-Parson Brown buis from
form of.the St. Louis Convention arid arguments pro FOB budded for us in 1876, by Capt. Car-
the of standard bearers of I con. ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN ;ney,guaranteed by him to be from the parenttree.
pictures I Said trees are quite full of fruit, many of ,
:- the Republican party and this month The standard bearers of the two QUEEN GOLDEN QUEEN,RIPLEY I them showing little damage from the freeze.
,. Price five dollars thousand July 1st. Address -
.t the platform and standard bearers of parties are in their personal lives men QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE, PER-I per Capt. P. H, Lytle,

;: the Chicago (it can hardly be called above reproach. The campaign will "NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH. B. ].Lytle...
7-4-4 Stanton on Lake Weir,Fla.
',' Democratic) convention. Nearly one be one of education and we believe
Apply to .
third of the delegates to the convention the sober, sound sense of the people SALE. 25 ACRE LE CONTE
took in its proceedingsbut of the country may be relied upon to G. 0. MATTHAMS, FOR Grove,trees set twelve years;right on
part the railroad. Five acaes of it in the corporate
protest against its action as un- decide in a manner for the best interest Florida Pineapple Company, limits of Monticello, Fla. Box 524,Jacksonville. ,

.... Democratic; and immediately on the of the nation.-So. Ruralist. Or to, Fla. .

announcement pf its platform and MADDOCK & MATTHAMS, T1ANCY AND COMMON PINEAPPLE

candidates, nearly all the leading The latest estimate of damage done West Palm Beach, Fla pineapple JD plants.and Forty lemon acres land to on select R. R. with from.beautit Also 1

Democatic daily papers of the country by the.great storm in the Pensacola fill river front James Holmes Jensen, ma.53o3m.

repudiated both, and many declaring section, including shipping, city losses Three-and one half tons of steel

the platform anarchistic and one of and losses of timber, fruit and farm rails have been purchased from Will BUDWOOD-JAFPA HQMOSASSA, CEN-

repudiation, and recommending the products in the county is horn $600- H. Sanders for Windella Plantation. Old Vinl,Magnum, Bonum&,Mediterranean Maltese Blood,Sweet Washington ,-

sinkingof: partisan feelings and votingfor 000 $800ooo. The fruit andL farm These rails will be used in the con Navel,Majorca Nonpareil, Maltese Oval,
Ribbed DuRois.Orange Lake and Eureka, Genoa
Win :McKinley. products in the county are a total loss struction of a tram road through the ,Lamb,and Sicily Lemons at $S.ooper i.coo,
and it is estimated that cent, of fruit beds of the pineapple plantation. or 75C per xoo. DuRol Blood, Amoryrs Blood,
Since 1860 there has been no such 30 per Pierce1 Ruby. Parson Brown Dancy Tangerine,
% breaking of party lines this time the best timber in the county is -Tropical Sun. Mandarin and Royal, Improved, and Seedling
up ,
." the Pomelos and Mammoth Shaddock,are il oo per
Dr. noted botanist'ofApalachicola
<, the South and West arrayed against down. Chapman, 100 Straight W. K. Trimble, Braldentown,

the North and East As, the Spring- At the regular semi-annual l meetingof arrived here Tuesday Manatee County, Fla. 7-18-tfNURSERY

field Sun particularly says : "The the directors of the Dade County for a two weeks visit and while here TREES WILL HAVE
spectacle of Democrats, and Democratic State Bank a dividend of five percent expects to examine our flora.-Chip- of the most popular varietiesfor
delivery this fill and winter. Send in
ley Banner. your
papers of recognized standingand on the capital stock was declared orders now, and be sure to get what you want. -
influence supporting William Jc.'Kmley today; $150 was placed to surplus I Since the Reporter's notice of Sat- Pric-8 and particulars on application. W. K, rTrimble
Braidentown,.Manatee County<1a.,
urday in to Mr. Howes having
President of the United and regarn
for account $180 was carried to un- ,-18 f
lemon blooms and fruit his '
States is enough to cause voters to' divided profit account. The financial on trees at -
nENUINB Nun n, Bessie, Cherokee ColansVI -
pause and study the question which is condition of the bank was found to be Fairview, a number ol residents of Or- bia. Alabama, Michel's Early. Stevens -
lando announce that they have trees and Jefferson Strawberry Plants, per 1,000,$3.00.JULIUS .
at this time of paramount interest in Ax.-West Palm Beach Sun, 2d. SCHNXDELBACH,Lock Box 4,Grand.Bay,
full lemons The mis-
the campaign, viz: the money question. The entire Orlando telephone sys- ',, .,. '
take made in
they was not telling a
Here is a man whose fame as a protectionist tem was sold last :Monday under fore- QTItAWBERRl' PLANTS.-NOW'XS
of the most rabid species closure to the Phoenix Telephone representative of this paper. Among O the time to set tor good runners. I have too,-
those who report a good lemon ooo Alabama Newmans and :5000 Clouds
,known over the civilized world. Company, of New York. This is the crop cheap for cash. G. W. JESKINGS, Lawtey,
are Messrs. J. M. Cheney S. Y. Way Florida.
is that that
conclusion then furnished the
"The-logical company phones, and John Leu. On a Central avenue

the money,question surpasses in importance wires, etc. It is generally understood lot is a citron tree with half l oRSALEforashtlmeortradeorangegroves,

the question of free trade or that they will not operate it them- fruit-Orlando Reporter. grown .fruit and timber lands. E. Rcvur,-KettkV.FU. niiPTOR

a tariff, the question of state rights selves, but that they well sell to some

and other questions which have been other party.-orlando Sentinel.A SALE Two Leon county farms 480 acres

the rallying cry,of the followers of the change in one of our mercantile CENT-A-JYOBD" COL JlMN. tobacco* and 390 growing.acres. Excellent W. B. Clarkson for stock,Jacksonville raising and,

4 two parties for generations. The establishmeuts has taken effect this Fla. 8-34-tf
RATES.-Twenty. words, name and address,
i is indeed necessitat- week Mr.1T.T. sold
money question Edgerton having one week,35 cents;;three weeks SO cents Nothing NURSERY TREES AND EUDWOQDSatsuma -
ing the 'recasting of party lines, at his interests to Mr. Thomas J. Laud-: taken for less than 35 cents. f Parson Brown. SUrk's Seedless, .

: least during the present campaign." Brown, the notice stating that the sale Advertisements for this column MUST be pre- Jaffa Villa, Tangerine Franca Lemons, King, Tardifi and other, Grape varieties Fruit,,

The Ruralist is not a political pa. was affected on the 1St instant :Mr. paid. such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St Michael
1 Send no stamps larger than two cents. Malta Blood and Centennial Address, A. T*
per and does not wish to open its Edgerton will continue as a resident Initials and figures count as one word. Duncan,Manager Milwaukee Groves and Nor
columns to the discussion of national I Iof Green Cove. Mr. Laud-Brown series,Dunedin, Fla. 8.JHf

politics but the gravity of the ques-, will no doubt do a pushing business STRAWBERRYTLANTS-I defy competi ,...
pUnts, IRRIGATED GROVE too acres, to years set
tions agitating the .people of the nation and we hope for him abundant suc- well matured,long roots,able to bear transplant in Orange trees: in other fruit trees,ate.
Write me for terms, Wm.Thede, Lawtey, For sale at a sacrifice. Address F *rhepalms,
leads its conductors to urge cess.-Green Cove in
: Spring, July nth &. 8-3-6 Lane Park.Lake County Fla. 43.9m

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Pier 35, North Elver-5 P. M.
Kansas City..... ..............,................................., .................Thursday nly 2
City of Augusta .... .... ................................,, ...,...... .....Saturday,, uly 4 *
Citr.of Birmingham.. ...... ....... .... ... ........... ................... ..Tuesday, sly 7
Tallahassee ... ...... ..... ....:. ..........................f;...................Thursday, uly 9 -
Kama City....................................;.......;,....,:.......... ..... .. Saturday,, nly ii p1
City of Augusta ...... .... ........... .............. ................T:.... Tuesday! uly iinty ,
......... ....... .................... ... ....... ....Thursday,] 16 d t
_____i Tallahassee .......... ......... ............................ ...',..........(.u... Saturday.julYIS I
Kansas City... ............................................ ............ ... ...... Tuesday July 21
City of Augusta ..................................... .................... .....:. Thursday,uly 23 4
City of Birmingham..... .................... ................. ........ .... Saturday Julys '
Tallahassee................................................ .. ....Tuesday,July 28
Kantas-Clty ............. ............................ .......;...........t......Thursday]July 30
_ G.M.SORR8LL;Manager New Pier No.35 North River.


_ Wharf..3 P. M. <( Finest Cuisine and Service. No Transfer Between Jacksonville and New York

t'hattahoochee.?.................. .. ........................... ........ .Thursday, 1 a
4 Gate City '. ...................... !........._.................................. Thursday The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers: .
Chattahoochee................... ...............................................Thursday,JulY,1
Gate City.:.................:...................................... ......__.......Thursday. 23 u C maneh e" ( Cherokee "Se i ieole'
: Chattahoochee.............. ..... .................... ......................Thursday 30 new), "Algonquin, "hopis, !
; RICHARDSON & BARNARD,Agents, Lewis's Wharf. ,, ,


Pier 39.Delaware Avenue. Steamers are appointed to sail according to'the tide. .

City STBAUEK of Macon: (freight only)""....................... ........................... Monday July 6 From JACKSOIVILLE,(calling:at Charleston), ........M.....Sundays, Tuesdays andThursdaj*
City of Macon (((freight only) .................................. .......i........Wednesday,July 15 Erom CMARLESTOI,S. C.................... ..... ............ .....Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays..
CUr or Macon (freight only) .. .,.................... ... ...................Saturday, July a5. For hours of sailing see"Clyde Line Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily paper'' .
M C. HAMMOND,Agent, 13 South Third Street. .


Central ((90 Meridian) Time-as-below. are appointed local from Pier 29,Hast River New York at 3 p.m.,as follows: .

C'yor Binn'gh'm..Thursday,July 2, 9.oop.m. City of Augusta.... Saturday 18, io.oo p.m KorCHABLESTOI' S. C., ...........................................Mondays,Wednesdays and Pr.days
Tallahassee........ Saturday July 4,10.00 p. m. dry of Birm'gh'm.. Tuesday! 31, 3.00 p m. For JACKSONVILLE FLA., (calling at Charleston)...................Mondays. Wednesdays and Fr days
Kansas City ...... Tuesday 7, *.oop.m. Tallahassee........(Thursday,\ 28, 6.oo p.m. ; .
City of Augusta. Thursday July 9, 6.00p.m. Kansas City...... Saturday julY as. 7.oop.m. .
City of Birm'gh'm..lSat'aay,, ulyn, 6.00) p.In, City of Augusta.....Tuesday as, 6.00 p.m, .
TauahaiKansas ssee........i Tuesday uly ii, 8.00 p.m City of Birm'gh'm.Thursday, 30. 8.00p.m.SAVANNAH CliVDE'S ST. JOHfiS tIVHt bINS .
City.-, ...... Thursday)\uly 16, 9.00p.m. .

Central ((90 Meridian) Time-as below.
Gate City.....'......Friday July 3, 1o.oo a. I Chattahoochee .......Friday July 24. -&ooa.m. Jacksonville., Palatka, Sanford, Enterprise, Fla.,and Intermediate -
'.Cbattah ocbee......Friday, July io. 6.00a.m.1 I Gate City.... ....Friday July 3110.00 a.m. Landings on the St. Johns River. .
;Gate City .............Friday July 17 10.00 a. | / The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer .

Central (00( Meridian) Time-ax below. .
XSty of Macon: ....._ Friday,July 10, 5'oo p. m. I I City of Macbnl.,..r Thursday, July 30, 9.30 a m. II appointed to Bail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays at. 5.00 p. m., and from
City of Macon....i ..Monday,July 20, 2 30 p.m. | Sanford on Mondays, and Thursdays at 6.00 a. m.
w.a..ARNOLD. G.T. P.A., WALTER HAWKINS Fla. P.A., W. J. FARRELL,Sol. Alto, .
:- -:\ *. Jacksonville Florida. SOUTHBOUND. NOR.THBOUND.

.s; ', ;":', Savannah, Gs. Pier 35, North River New York. ..... ...................Jacksonville............ .. ...... Arrive, .1.301.m.
,, Leave 3.3op.m B.4S m. .....!................. .... Palatka.................... ...... .Ieaye. 9.00P.-m.
.. .. p m _...:.................... .Astor........................,... II ,"cop.m'II.
". : '. 3-ooa.a m. _...._.............. 5L Francis.............,......:.... a.3O p.m.
W. !. BOUR8. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS. .........4-30........... .......................... Beresford ............_............ .If. 1.30 p.mO'
Arrive $ m. .............. ..... ...Sanford.........._ .......- 9.00 a. m.
.30a. m. .................... .... Rnterprbe................... ...... If 9.3Oa.m.
WILLIAM A. BOURS ,& CO. ...... ..902S'.. -....' ......................SO. Fla.R. R. Wharf................... If 11.00..m..

General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay Si. Jacksonville: -

Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers s A.J. COLE PasMnger Agent, owllnjf Green New York. .
M. H. CLiDE, Awutant Traffic Manager,s Bow ing Green,New York. I,
THEO. O. EGEK, Traffic Manage S Bowling Green,New York.
"'-" '. 1 Jr., Florida ,30.4 i West Bay SUUcksonvSle, Fla.
P. M. IRONMONGER Passenger Agent
ids wEST BAY T., J'AOX.ONVILLB, F IA., JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street JackaonTfile,Fla..
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent,foot Hogan Street JacksonTffle Fla.
We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Oomple Stock of WM. P. CLYDE CO., Genl "Agents, --- .

IS South Delaware Avenue Philadelphia. A Bowline Green, New York.
:Hay; Corn, Oats, Flour, Bran, Wheat, Grits, Meal,

Cotton Seed Heal Both Bright and Dark. HEADQUARTERS FOR HIGH GRADE


;, Tggert-Allea Fertilizer Go. NITRATE SODA, --

Stir Brand Fertilizers, HP MURIATE OF POTASH Jt3"Farmers and Truckers are requested to send for raj price-list of Field and Garden seed

0 1,000 bushels Tens Red Rnrt-proof Oatsi75; cents per bushel; Alfalfa or Lucerne 95 cents .per
GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. SULPHATE POTASH, pound;Rescue Grass,30 cents per pound.

:j -:Orange Tree and Vegetable KAINIT, Etc P. F. WILSON SEEDSMAN

These Fertilizers hare no supetiot 'In.the market,and i trial will ooavincs.i .
.tend fox Catatogwfitt. ., GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA.

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.ton. are now assured. -. -- -*' "i--f ,thejfirst 'six:.months of the year are
.. The Tampa Tribune says\thatlthe! 13,669 tons domestic, and 23,703 tons THE'"DAISY"PLOL .,

new soap.factory is a. success. j;[. .t foreign? ; Following are the vessels '
.>; J. Y,- .Miller' :has bought" the machinery ,that cleared:,with the rock: Barken- .

for equipping his extract fac. tine. Harriet S. Jackson, Davis, for .. _
Mobile Ala. schooner Lizzie M.
tory at Titusville. ;

The Florida Medical Company has Eells,. for Mobile, Ala.; steamship PT
been formed by several business and Leonora,: Bustinza, for :Kings Lynn; An Implement.That Every- Gardener and Strawberry

professional men in West Palm Beach; schooner Talofa, Flether, for Balti-, > Grower. Should Have.

more, Md.; barkentine Etmiranda. '. .
purpose is to utilize the native .., .. z
medical plants. Duncan, for Wilmington, N. C\ u. -,. "". ,,' .

The Builders' Supply Co., of St. The Juliet Female College will be :' :: "f .
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.Augu tine, Fla., which owns the shin : opened Fort White in Septemberunder fI' I .4 "'-t"'.'J._ 'h'.-t .. ,;/
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gle mills at,Woodlawn, Fla., turns. out' the management of Prof. A. t; '.--- """':. !.;, iii.i t.,,} .. '
; at present 60ooo'shingl a day. The Lee Humphreys and a corps of.teachers .. "J..; '
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>. company Chas orders'for all the shingles ,from South Carolina. This is the- -,"-'''tiA l'- "' .

ana-lumber: it can produce.At only female college in the State and : l'1

-* Fla. the will be a blessing to Fort White. ." .
Green 'Cove'Springs, ; ": ,
saw mill plant of '0. A Buddington From information gathered from the ..1':; :: .1' T-...''- __ r
f is running;en full time. shipment leading towns of the State we are con- '-1. 4 .. .._ ','

'.': oL45ooo'feet of cypress lumber was vinced that there is more building : ,- ', '.''" ,

'= made on.the 3d inst.,to the Michigan going on in Florida this summer than .'"<0

{ "Lumt> r.& Manufacturing Co., 'at during the summer of 1895. ..... ,

.. Jacksonville, Fla.From The contract for all the outside .,: :;> "
Fernarfdma for the month of ,. .
furnishings of the Bellview Hotel, at. "
June the shipments ,of 'lumber Clear. Water, has been awarded. to -

", Amounted to 5,248apo/eet, : t and: I2,9OQ Morse & Cole;> of Tampa. This?' includes <- J ;

",,j "crossties. Phosphate shipments all the door and window "

amounted to 5,650 tons, valued at$56,5oo frames and work in, that class.
: for six months tons .
89,202 ,
Plans are }being drawn .for a__two-
valued. $892,020.' story residence for Mrs. R. J. Slagerto The best Tool for. intensive culture ; saves the expenses of a horse;

The Consumers' Street Car Company be erected qn Main street, near does the work just how and where you want it done.

at Tampa has just finished con- Third, Springfield. The building will ., ,i '
structing a car in that-citr. It is an >
be renaissance in style and cost$4,000.
open car, well finished and as durable The foundations are now being laid. Thousands of acres of Track and Strawberries are cultivated entirely by hand.
,as sent.out by the manufacturing This little plow: has been perfected with special reference to Florida*use :,and
with the assistance and suggestions of Florida '
concerns of the North and,East And i The contract for the new Columbia growers. .

it has been built for l less money than county' jail has been awarded bjrthe,

'. the company has'had to pay'for' other County Commissioners to the Jasper : Four Points:and a WrenchGo With' ;Each Plow.Given
Construction of
cars of equal size and grade Company, Jasper; .
Ala., and the contract calls for the
Tampa does quite a fish shipping of the Decem
completion building by
business, ,and from September until with this paper to our subscribers for one year for $5.00 f f.; o. b. at our
ber st .
April about 500 men are engaged in i "

th el work,' but during the summer only Word comes from Key-West jthat Storeroom.FARMER and FRUIT GROWER, .
Miilfei Ground will be broken in -a' iWda"ysfor ,/
about! 150 are1 employed. is ., -
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the principal fish caught and shipped; the foundations ,of the new Bank c. -
,Building of the First National Bank.
but there' are some bass; bluefish, and 'N. B., Special low rates given for Pony, Clipper and Hammock Plows in con-
>> The plans are complete MajorV. .
trout, Spanish mackerel and pompano. nection with the paper. Write us for terms. ':_.
\ R. Kerr has the contract. The
; The fishermen' make from .
$30 to $35 .. ... ':
: a per month, and there are about 300 building will be one of the most beautiful .:.. :- -.J .--, .J. '-. 0 _' ::2.- _

fishing. boats of all kinds. structures, _. in -South' Florida-. It l
will be'located the corner of Duvaland W H"Y ?
The lumber industry at the port of Front streets.H. .

-' ., -closed'.Fernandina with,during a satisfactory the month'volume of June of .- B. Plant has completed all .;arrangements Go on "Niggering the Corn off the Cob, Blistering your Hands. and.

business A steady growth of this for the building of a mammoth Wearing the Skin off? Buy a"CYCLONE" -

in isnow 400,room, hotel at Clear Water
industry nearly every avenue
the West Coast. A tract of CORN SHELLER
assured, and at all milling cen on 400 _
,tres adjacent to the city mills are well acres of land has been purchased.The .
grounds are to be beautifully
supplied with orders. During the or- '
namented. The hotel will be five :. SHOULD. HAVE ONE.
month of June 5,248,000 feet of lumber "
:., was shipped, distributed as fol. stories high, fronting on the Gulf, and ,..''! -

lows: New York, 1,470,000 feet; will be opened for guests next winter.. : i 'Ij'ls fully warranted against breaking:or get.
-Gainesville Sun. : tf JPUt of order by any&ir usage. -* -
i rtares
'Boston feet Philadelphia *""
820,006 ,
; It less power to do the same amount of
.734,000 feet; Baltimore, 335,000 feet; Work on the Royal Palm Hotel at I work than r- any other machine of its size; 'ever '
Fall River, 407,000 feet; Portland, .: Miami goes merily on, says The Me J made.There is no time lost after yon are through
303,000 feet; Pawtucket, 240,000 tropolis. Almost all the frame workis ,shelling by picking the cobs out of the shelled
and Perth feet corn as the machine takes the corn alf'off the
feet is in sectionsof
Amboyoooo up. It being handled cob,drops the com in the box or basket taker'
The foreign shipments for the month about one-third each. The east third: -. the cob on around and throws it off aLthe back,
feet. The total shipments t. By a little practice with it you can easily shell
were 419,000 being all that part east of the rotunda. one bushel clears in about 4 minutes or tens :
of crossties were 12,000. The This part was undertaken first. The The shener Is am aU but It will do the work of ,---=
prospective shipments of lumber for full five stories of this section are com many a larger machine. Y
The spring can be adjusted to any tension required
July will be as follows: Yellow Pine.. and can be loosened when not In use,thus
covered avoiding! 1.D1chaDce of its giving out. .
Coy, oooo ties;_jGeorge F7 Drew and _
Drew Lumbejr Co., 1,500,000 feet; cornice is also finished and this_section A sheHer wrench accompanies every-m .ehine.

Thos. A. Ganse: for Harold Wreston is all ready for plastering. The : The manufacturer of this machine rated ia the Commercial Agencies at ;$125,000 and Js -=' : --
and others, 3,800,000 feet; Gooney, central portion, which embraces the I personally known to the2ditoftobe.nspO"',-,,'l-..man.'.' The .- ._. -

.. Eckstein & Co., 1,000,000 feet; total rotunda is about 175 feet long, and is CYCLONE' CORN., SHELLER '" v'=
for month 6,300,000 feet and total under roof and about ready for plastering :' .. merit." .
is not a worthless claptrap affair,but has genuine '
'crosstics130,000. ; ; : Unless some' unfopeen! or .serious x- Retail price 13000.. Given with the paper one year for $4.00 or as 'premium lor three". "i iW- -
subscribers at fa.oo: each. Address all orders to .; .-
r-Trie shipments'of phosphate rock obstacles arise to interfere with ': '

made from,Punta Gorda.,during June the work the- Building will be finishedby FARMER.. AND FRUIT GROWER,. .
amounted 3,398 tondomBfic{ /tand January i S1- Ja.olcaoci.vii.le, XMea.


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