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 8, 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
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System ID: UF00055765:00091
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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 FLORIDA AUGUST 1896. whole w_. 1435 IfJSW. 9ERIR9Yol. .
B. Powers,Editor. ,III, No 3R

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READY FOR JUNE PLANTING. Orange and other Citrus trees are extensively- successfully) planted
.@ .; NOW during the "rainy-season"of summefc
: : of fine budded trees 1 year old on'sour .
We have orange
and trifoliate stock a 3yearaoif< (budded low). All our nursery stock having ORANGE TREES FOR SUMMER PLANTING. .

been. banked last winter.. Trees are now,in thrifty condition.
'Following varieties guaranteed true to name: Satsuma orange trees,on Trifoliata stocks. DUds,2-years,branched j stocks,.

MAJORCA, RUBY BLOOD ST. MICHAEL, 4-years, X to Ji inches caliper., (Also Satsumas on Sweet orange stock,same age

-"JAFFA, HART'S LATE, SATSUMA NAVEL, The foregoing are a fine lot(as fine as any we ever grew),and we are offering +
'TA1'GERINE, and GRAPE FRUIT. them,for summer planting only,at very low prices. .
,, A limited number of the famous Pineapple orange at$1.00 each'
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named varieties excepl Pineapple*' at 75 FIRST-CLASS SATSUMAS CHEAP. '
,- Can furnish B wood of all the above employee
? 1 Order and save time ,No agents .
". cents per 100;$. oo per 1000 prepaid. now \
Write for etc Address, .
:r prices
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are offering a fine lot Budded Trees for sale for season of'95 and'96,including a limited supply of G. L. TABER, GLEN ST. MARY< FLA. c ;

Also Grape Fruit, Tardiffs. Magnum Bon m, Mediterranean Sweet, Bessie. Tangerine and ". '
common Orange,Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca. Lemon., Grown. to stakes. All on Sour \
sto eks. Write for prices to *
W. XV. M VWKIKS as ,sONS. Grocers and Commission MerchantsIN -
Georgetown 1 j,.. Fla
DAVIDSON & CO., .0 f __ .
MERCHANTS. '< J Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors:. .
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FRUITS >:.: -__ Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.. .

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Oranges, Lemons, Pineapples, -Eerly Vegetables of all Kinds. Jacksonville,
OHIO.Hastings' ,.< .... .
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( MANONGAIrEI.A RYE$2' 00 CABINET BOURBON.... ............. ..16 00 .
Fall Catalogue ORANGE VALLEy.................. ...... :a 00 J.MARTIN RyE....,. ........, _...... 300
i } SPRING VALLEy......... ................. z: 50 VIRGINIA GLADES............ .,....._ 400
BALTIMORE COR.'I{......................... 2: 00 OLD BOURBON..................... ..... 500 =
NORTH CAROLINA CORN.. ............. :250 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH..........,...... 500 '
CLIFTON CLUB.............. ............. 300 OLD BAKER.......0 ..........:. .. ...: 500 _
t for 1896 will be ready for distribution August isth. This will -
i be sent to all of our customers or to any one who may apply. jyGS EXTRA: One gallon, :250; two gallon, soc; three gallon, 750. Remit by.. postofficeI .,
I money order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C O. D. Remit with order. -
s It is a Catalogue.of good seeds at reasonable prices. Our .' A complete price-list of Groceries and Wine List,sent free on application. .

seeds give satisfaction to the growers who use them.' < If you' *..... JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.
i rr don't use them now, don't' wait another season. "

selected and for use in the South-
Seeds specially grown
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: 'H.' G..H STINGS''CO: ., SEEDSMEN, tpl c.l.sb.r........>4 try, and clothM U.tTBCtl etc...Choice.for lumping lpbkbel wilhoot for onuMBtafwMk ptlnl, fvritr fog,.*,r mot troobU..ail artta Krrr. ,
$11e1...sod....nIM,sea$2\to value u Mid at itorn,w4.!ll.seat PBEX to-wery OB* wbe .. lb.fur '"
a_lb.trial wbrrtptto.to our moq"-HI. Ill..trewt..ru>. INTERLACHEN- IMILl ad faDe.work cltpar1meAu. &Unu,,1'Ul'tL: JJ05TIILT-) 199""nal **&., EO!ToN, lA9a
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.JOHN L. MARVIN JUDGE R: B. ARCHIBALD, :The Summit Nurseriesare r# The
<_: : President.H. Vice President. I .
< T. BAYA. THOS. W. CONRAD .trictly in line this season with the finest Largest .
Cashier. Assistant Cashier. stOOk of Fruit and Ornamental Trees,Roses,
i'. CAPITAL $100,000. Shrubs;etc .we have ever grown. 1 and
All the money making varieties in Oranges, ..
Peaches Pears, Plums. f i Most ,
Budded Roses Camellias,etc.
T THE MERCHANTS' Stock Figs in large of the supply.Highest Grade.. Compk) te-

JACKSONVILLE"',,,>. FLORIDA, Prioes Rtiir1"11:.. Esleblis6miat
Reap.tfuUy.solicits yoat'P ,osita1Colleetlotaaand: >General.. Will dormant-bud Oranges. and Plums at
1DkiDgifUsltseas. very Jew figures. -
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: Depositors' 9iteeae'temfac:: | : ;which|ithe r ;b8.1..iances' "t Send for' Annual Descriptive : South '

bu s'iness' fespoiisibility warrant. i 4f,.. newly issued CATALOGUE and revised., Geo. S. Hacker & Son, .

SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES TO RENT FROM $5.00 It needed contain by the everything Horticulturist Manufacturers,of

PER YEAR UP. 1 and plant-lover. BUILDING MATERIAL, <
." .. Orchard,Window, Lawn
1 Purchase cur makes,which tae guarantee;
Marvtn; I 5 t i *t DIIOTO&S s yA5 or collection Greenhouse..to wed Largest from superior. to any sold South,tan.thereby. save
John U ,> .; Church Anderson, Chas. Marvin, in the South. money.prWIIDOtf
H. T. Baya; W. M. Davidson Judge R. Archibald. BEASOUB BROTHERS -, ONECO: FLA. AIQFAISyUSS! A1nCIALTJ.-a
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'THE, FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUITGROWERFlorida,( "Dispatch. ) was established...'. w nty-seven.years, ,ago for. the purpose of t
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promoting- Florida, horticulture and agriculture along- modern, scientific and practical lines. -

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f .who live on the farm and practice what they.preach. .,' .
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THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER.. has a trained corps.. .of regular, and occasional correspondents, chiefly representing .

the brightest t of the world the Florida '
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credit.. and crdr>lien 'systems; opposed to the single-crop idea for the average farmer. 'It'advocates the production of home supplies to,the. 'greatest.extent

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compatible.with' that. prime object of all good farming-the creation of'a'solid bank account., -

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V 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 fanner's paper. No other agricultural paper in the
I : 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; .

.. THE FLORIDA FARMER AND .FRUIT GROWER, for these reasons, is the best advertising medium which to reach the successful
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fear anything from that source. We better write again and discuss the mat These lands, with the very best cul

Grove _. Orchard. have practically an open field into ter more at length. The different sections tivation, will not produce over twenty-

which no,competition can enter. We of the State require different five bushels of corn per acre, 1400
Peaches for Florida. can easily get first class peaches into varieties, and it is very important to lbs. Planted in sugar cane the record

: the market from two to 'three weeks .know what to plant. The peach business ..has been an average of 4000 lbs
Editor Farmer and.Pndt-Grorrer:
ahead of any other section of the of Florida is not an untried experiment sugar.,

Those who once thought that Florida i i country. I am speaking now of Middle ; practical results have been The same land planted in corn, in '"

.1z was good for nothing but orangesare and North Florida. The southern already attained, and now while the :Missouri, will average, without extra

rapidly finding out their mistake. portion of the State can-do much bet- orange growers are recruiting their resources cultivation; seventy bushels per acre, .,

Like all the other one crop men they ter than this. The entire State can it is time to plant peaches. 3920$ Ibs, equaling the weight of sugar

do not seem to be able to understand have almost a clear market for her If the editor will allow me space I from the same land in Florida. In .

Anything that js not beaten into them peach crop, provided proper varieties will in the near future give a detailed! sugar it would produce, nothing. -

by costly experience. All thinkingmen and acclimated trees are planted. report, showing the cost of raising and There is much of our upland hammocks

have realized from the beginningof These are two very important points full account of sales,for fruit sold froma producing a very similar growth .

the recent disaster to the orange industry : and success or failure may entirely two-year-old, fifteen acre peach or- to; the elm and hackberry lands of .

that the experience resulting depend upon good judgment being chard of mine at this place. l'am Missouri, and almost identical in char

therefrom, though paralyzing almost here used. Home grown acclimatedtrees also in correspondence with many acter, and strange to say,although not ;

beyond endurance, would result finallyin grown on native seedlings are by peach growers in different,sections of so strong land as the shell hammock )

opening up new industries equallyas far,the best trees that can be planted.The the State with a view of getting facts before named, it will make as much,

remunerative. The orange trees of planter who would accept north- relatiye to the advantages possessedby corn per acre, but. not half so large a' .
the State will in a few years recover, ern-grown trees as a gift would have a the various localities of the State stalk.

and the damage which they .have .received dear investment. Trees grown in for peach-growing. Either of these lands planted in rice

will at most_be only temporary.In some Southern State will do much bet. We cannot afford to drift back into will make all the way from twenty-five
the meantime the people will have
to thirty-five bushels of rough rice to
learned the lesson of diversified
the acre, the shell hammocks often
which is worth more to them than it .
giving as high as fifty bushels Sown
be dear
Experience a
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;n wheat or barley they make nothing: _
school but the lessons so learned are
The character of lands in :Missoursown
the that of much real
only ones are .
in wheat or barley will return
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value. If Florida people have really .I -
about the same number-of bushels as
learned to diversify their crops, they =- -
a rice crop in Florida. In ,rice they
need ,not their lossesof .
regret apparent :-= -
will make nothing. .
recent .
years rice has not been in
Why a success
The purpose of this article is to
Mr. DeLanoy's neighborhood I have -- }
offer few for
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of It does not
no means knowing.
Florida. After of active '
many years &
take rich land to fair op'J
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experience I have no hesitancy in
of rice.. Good pine land will make
3' expressing the opinion that, not even jNPw.
; : fifteen to twenty bushels of rough rice '
the-orange business in its_ palmiest
: Its being a "craze" .
per acre prob.
days excelled the possibilities of the'Florida "' ,
peach. The Georgia peachis ably
There is a great deal of rice raisedin x
famous and is eagerly looked for
our and the wouldbe
county acreage
each the Northern markets.
year upon
large if there mills to
very were
It sells readily and favorably in
compe- it and clean it for market. -
buy ,
tition with California fruit, and is one
This influence of climate is shownto
of the best resources of the Stale. But .
marked in fruit'trees.
a very degree
Ueorgit has not near the advantagesas '
Previous to the freeze I had two
a producer of early peaches that
-. mulberry trees, which were given to
own State has. The advantagethat ,
the Georgia peach has is in a me by a friend who had them planted. .. '
out for several without their doing
large degree due to its .earliness; they years -
fruited the -
any good. They same
into the'Northern market ahead of
I transplanted them and for
eason ,
all others the few .
except now shipped :
from Florida. = several years afterward, but yielded -
: c indifferent fruit small and '
.. The'first Georgia peach to ripen is very sour,
and half For
never got ripe. two
the Alexander. This peach has only

two good points in its favor; first, it is seasons previous to the freeze they
bore fruit and
as large as my fingers as
second it is quite but
early; ,
luscious mulberries I eat. .
as .
any ever.
the whole it is a peach.It .
on very poor =Y -
both killed the freeze
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is not large, ripens unevenly and is
one outright and the other to the .
of quality. The flesh is ofa
very poor
which is .
ground sprouting again.I
sickly, greenish-looking shade, and The Old Fort Harley Orange Tree Two Feet Through.ter .
usually adheres closely to the pit have a similar experience with a Fe

which is large. This peach is largely I peach tree. Twelve years ago I

planted throughout Georgia and corresponding ,but even then there is a questionas [the old one-crop ideas, we must not bought from a tree agent, from Rochester ,

latitudes, because of its to their value, though they may be :go backward. Thousands of people: N. Y., some peach trees which
earliness and attractive outside ap- grown no further north than Georgia. I throughout the State realize that the were well cared for for a number of

pearance. Another danger in getting Georgiatrees Florida peach will in the future be years, but never bore fruit, although ,

The first'good peach to ripen in is that some of_ its nurseries are nearly or quite as important for a blossoming every year. Supposingthey

that section is the Elberta. This reported to be infested with the pernicious money crop as the orange. would never bear, they were neg--

variety comes as near being an ideal i or San Jose scale. No wise \V. D. GRIFFIN lected, and'all became destroyed but .5'. .

peach as is often seen in any market planter will buy trees from.any source Macclenny\ Baker County, Fla. one, which last year fruited with ra-
and has done more tc make Georgia without a guarantee as to their health- -...=- ther small, bitter fruit, which did not '

peaches famous than all other varieties fulness. Letter From Major Campbell. mature. This year, to my utter -surprise -

combined. This peach ripens in Now, as to varieties;I fully intendedto Editor Farmerand Fruit-Grower: and joy, it bore a good crop of 1 .

July, too late for a profitable early discuss that important point when I That climatic influences have more as fine peaches as I have ever eaten. .

peach. Indeed, the Elberta cannotbe commenced, but am afraid that my I to do with growing stuff in Florida Everyone pronounces it a No. i -_

classed with the earliest market article will get too long. There area i than commercial fertilizers is very evident peach. It is a freestone, creamy flesh

peaches.Georgia.' number of varieties that are really excellent -; to an observing man. tinted with pink, just vinous enoughto

peaches are the only ones peaches and can be got into The river hammocks on the Ockla- give it body and as handsomely _

which approach competition with the the Northern market ahead of the waha river and Silver Spring Run are marked as a Maiden's Blush, possibly =

Florida product;,and owing to! the ,Georgia crop, but I cannot do justice almost identical with the rich gumbo. a little deeper, and above medium

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4 '.moderate.: profits, we are offering our High Grade Bone Fertilizers at Six to Seveu Dollars per Ion less than our Northern Competitors, and in every case our
guarantees of grade arc higher pur 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,
:" Potash, Bone, Cotton Seed.Meal, etc., supplied at market rates.
Read our Circulars. Try .out Goods. See local agents or address

PE 1RNtl OeIiEOf4-, STflTH AGBfiT, /

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We referto' the Commissioners of Agriculture of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland; the Virginias, the Carolinas, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, etc.,
) etc., as to the reliability of out guarantees and our general standing '
In a number of these States we have done business for forty years. ,
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Now, how do you account for this? It is certainly a strange thing that produced from the mixture of the two weather. The pines you see are in-
\Vas this tree all of twelve years get such an empire of virgin, fertile land, species-the Assamese and Chinese tended to give shelter to the young
"-' -. ting acclimated? should remain unoccupied. variety." plants in the winter and early spring.In .
'. How about 1.lariana'plums1 Have Why is it that men will endure and "How many kinds of tea plants the uplands af Ceylon and India,
they ever borne in Florida? Are they have their families endure the floods, have.you growing, doctor?" I asked. and even at an elevation of 4,000 to
of any account when they do bear? I drouths, mud, hurricanes: cyclones, "Practically but three. The Assam 7,000 feet on the sides of the Hima.
have a number of fine healthy trees, heat, i ice and snow of the Northwestto variety, the China and then the hybrids layas, some very fine teas are grown,
ten years old, that bloom every year obtain lands that are not nearly as or mixed variety," and he point.. but these are not reckoned to any very
: but do not fruit. good and can only be cultivated at' ed out the different bushes, rangingfrom great extent among the commercialteas
t.. Cherry trees do not grow here on_ most 120 days in the year. ? 2 to 5 feet in height. of the world.11
= i ? their own roots. I. have tried them It is "phunny.' "tIow.. uch tea per year do these We have arrived at the curing house.
repeatedly without success. Wild CHAS. .W. CAMPBELL, JR. plants produce?" Once inside the interior presents a
cherries grow all over the country and Campobello Plantation, Marion Co. "Two ounces for each bush," said scrupulously clean appearance.The .
bear fruit,why will not budded cherries P. S. I said in my last I was done the doctor; that is, two.,ounces of. the first floor is devoted to the
do so? Has any one experience with "fads." Since the foregoing was cured article." packing. and shipping of the cured ar
enough to know 'whether, grafted on written I have read Mr D.'s last ar The trees presented a display of ticle, the second to the process of cur-
either wild stocks or Mariana plums, ticle. I want to say in this connectionthat bright young leaves so different from ing itself. .
they will grow and fruit? what I said about the nutritive the older leaves that one would read. "Explain to me,please,your methodof

I would be glad to have the practical qualities of milk as compared with ily recognize they were not of the curing. -
I experience of some one In this eggs, was a reference to the bulletin same growth. "Well," said the doctor, "the first _
matter,\for no one,is prepared to say compiled by an eminent chemist and "These/ said the doctor, Fare step is i the withering of the fresh leaf.
.what they can and what they can not issued by authority of the U. S. Gov- what are called'flushes.' The flushes This is done by thinly spreading out -
.. do in Florida until they try.a .- ernment, which any one interested in are produced by the planter strippingthe (the leaf on floors or!: trays so that
In the absence of cherries we have this matter can get by writing to the tree of the greater part of its every pound shall cover about ten
more than a substitute in, the Chickasaw Agricultural Department at Washington. foliage, which is-usually done in the square feet. Each pound of finished
t I plum. Seven years since I pro. I did not eive: myself as authority.. cold season. With the advent of tea represents four and one-fifth
.cured from a neighbor a few trees and but am prepared to prove at any time warm weather nature throws out from pounds of fresh leaf, so you will see
;,, planted them along my lane fence. that a man fed on beef and milk'will every branch a vast number of tender that sufficient floor space to do the x
r Have never given them any particular maul out more rails in a given time shoots and leaves. These are plucked withering on would be ip itself an expensive
attention, but. always get plenty of than one fed on chickens and eggs. while young, and are the very choicest item.
fruit of good quality, particularly for In this matter I do not propose to pickings and make the finest tea when "We make up for lack of that by
preserves. From the seeds scatteredby trespass on your good nature and spacein nred." using these trays you see suspendedfrom
these trees quite a grove has grown an unprofitable controversy, leaving The colored children from the the ceiling. Withering requiresa
f with trees ripening fruit all the way Ip every practical farmer-the imprac- school, which the doctor generously light, airy room, haying the direct
_ from the first of June to the last of tical I leave out-to decide how much supports are taught to do the picking, sunlight cxc1ud d. Now as to the
: ,.July. For two months I have ripe time he can profitably spare to other and care is taken that the unexpanded rolling, in this process, the oily cellsin
11 plums, and some of them as sweet and things which to be profitable must bespecialtiesj.and leaf buds at the end of the shoot the leaf are broken up and the juice ..
_ 'as fine flavored as the old honey plum ; to those who are in specialties which come with the early flushes expressed on the surface of the leaf :
I remember as growing in old Virginia to decide what time they can only are nipped. where it becomes foamy from the action :a
when I was a boy.. The tiouble, how spare for farming, with the the advice "What is the object of taking this of the air and the continued roll -
ever, with these plums is they will that the sooner they make the one the undeveloped leaf bud?" I asked. ing.
split if left on the trees to ripen. adjunct of the other the better they "This makes the much-valued "Then oxidation b egtns.t1'. .
I am bothered to know how it is will be off, both in money and mind.c. "Pekoe tip,' replied the doctor, i "What do you mean, by oxidation
that pears can be ripe and are being w. c. "which all of the better grades of ?" I interrupted."Oxidation .
.. shipped ISO mlles north of here when ........ black teas possess." was formerly, but erro
_ mine are as hard as bullets and unfitto Tea Culture In The Piney Woods. I then asked to see the curing house, neously, called fermentation, and by
eat. Are they shipped before eat.: "Thus far we have established at and while on our way there I made it is developed the strength arid, in
able? Pinehurst very fair tea gardens from inquiries regarding the climate neces part, the flavor of the tea. Additional
I am very much persuaded that if I choice imported Chinese and Japaneseseed. sary to the proper growth of the tea flavor and fragrance is added by the
;.+ correspondents in various parts of the I From them we have producedboth plant final 'firing' or drying." The doctor
State will give their personal experience the green and black teas. Thereare "Our. climate here is malarial,"saidthe then explained to me how the "Little
end observation and not that of also a number of 'gardens raised doctor, "and that condition exists Giant" rolling machine does its work.
", somebody else, through your columns, from hybrids, introduced many years in a large measure in every tea-pro- In rolling the leaf, a capable man can
y it will be the means of enlightening ago by the Government, of which I ducing district in the East Tea requires -I handle thirty pounds a day. The
_ many persons who are ,desirous of have previously spoken. The hybrid a damp, hot climate,a plentifulrain ji "Little Giant" does as much in hall.

coming to Florida. explained the doctor, "is. r the plant .. supply and. no extremely cold an hour "


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a "As the future of tea growing upona I About forty workmen were employedat ence can rarely be detected by the nary garden plum growing side by

paying basis in this country dependsa the vineyard during the shippingseason. odor. Ozone is a modified form of side. Every plum on the latter rotted _

great deal onour ability to compete'with oxygen; it is an active disinfectingagent from the puncture of the plum weeviL

the Asiatic laborer, it must, for Clay road-making{ between Winter having the power of neutralizing Many of the Japan plums were

the present at'least, be considered out Park.and Orlando is progressing sat- rapidly and effectually offensive gases marked by the curculio, but no worms

of the question to try to produce the isfactorily. The road west of the rail- arising from decaying-animal and veg- followed the puncture, and thus none
** of the rotted.
cheaper grades, but we are now pro- road is nearly completed, and workon etable matter. This plums has been had before
ducing an article of merit among the the eastern one is making good .. experience
with other marked
higher grades that is the admiration of progress We anticipate lively bicycle Notes from Meehans Monthly. species or varieties -
of but after while the
plums, a
experts the country over. riding during the coming season. 'CH TNUTS. in the
"Do you think the United States The rattling of vehicles and the thud eggs are fully deposited, as
The American chestnut has the other .
species.Vhy they puncture
will ever be able to grow tea on a pay- of horses' feet on these roads, sounds
ing basis?" heretofore unheard in these parts, are sweetest kernels, but are smaller, and the fruit, without depositing any egg
: oT the trees must be some fifteen or more in these earlier instances, is somewhat
"That depends. We must becoming quite familiar, and remindone
years from the seed before they bear. puzzling. Can it be that they know
,all determine what varieties are best of travel on a Northern turn- ,
The European or Spanish chestnut. Irom the touch of the ovipositor thatit
suited climate and
to our cure only
., pike.The has nuts nearly double the size of the is not the kind they have had former
the better grades,
*j Rollins College buildings ,are I with and that know
American, but are tamer in flavor. experience they
"Can gardens be said to be on :
your being put in good condition for nextyear's the kind is somewhere
But the trees lear at about ten they prefer
a paying basis 1" I timidly inquired. .
This the best work., They are being thoroughly years from the seed. The dwarf chin- near? and further, after they really
"Well, not exactly. at
repaired and repainted. Thereare quepin chestnut will often bear the find that there are no other preferable
D, has been only an experiment, but I six large buildings in all, taste second or third year from seed, but kinds about, 'fall back on the _
feel that getting around on the
we are beautiful
fully distributed around a the small that others sort of second choice?
has been nuts are so they are as a
sale side. years'yield
campus overlooking Lake Virginia, not in general use. The Japan chestnut }: This is conceding large amount of
I,sop pounds and ,I have already one of the finest of our long chain of and "
is _
a comparative dwarf though a judgment, consequently reason
placed it all and could have sold three i
lakes. The is doing good
college i the lower orders of
than the American to
stronger grower powers
times that.amount if I had had it.
work and is of extended
I was then shown a sample of a fine deserving chinquepin, but the nuts are as largeas creation; but the more we study them ,
patronage.Yesterday's. the European chestnut, with about the more we are inclined to concede
black_ (Pekoe tipped), and was sur-

thunderstorm *
was accompanied -
of their endowments.
the Like the
same taste. chinquepin, judgmentas one
and its evident
prised at the style
i by an unusual development they bear early. But all the kinds ---... = :
fection in the qualities.
cup of which was readily
ozone bear early when grafted from bearingtrees. Fruits Should Be Packed When
"Doctor said I, "I have heard recognized by its odor. It has the ; .Cool.I
many merchants express a want of odor of weak chlorine (the gas given
i confidence in American tea, but they off from bleaching powder when exposed THE CUR uLIO AND THE JAPAN PLUM. 'have had some inquiries while

must do it through ignorance." to the air) and although it is A Phildelphia correspondent says here as to the best methods of picking,
That article said he "finds a and packing fruit for Eastern ship
generally present in the atmosphereits that'he saw, last season, a variety of a
ready sale in the retail market at $i quantity is so small that its pres- Japan plum and a variety of the ordi- ment. :experience has been that
a pound and upward, and those who one of the most essential things in

have used it think it good enough'touse handling fruit destined for a long jour-

regularly." ney in an iced car is to see that it is

"Do you think the time will ever picked and packed when cool. In

come when sufficient tea can be these very hot days the pickers should

grown here to supply our own market 1 be at work before sunrise, and they

?" I should cease work at about 9:30: or 10

"Not for many years to come at o'clock in the morning. By pursuingthis -.

any rate. At the present rate of pro- method ,fruit may be allowed to

duction of this plantation, and this i.11iII- // become nearly fully ripe before being

being about the only one in,the country in packed. Picked and packed cool, ,

you will at once see that such a r A then placed in an iced car, true refrigeration
thought with us is at psesentout of the is the_ result. When opened '

question. Our first aim is to produce up in the East it is in fine condition ;

a tea in competition with the 'very r I a Jr 'r and will bring a good price. .

best grade grown, and for the. present Now, look ot the reverse of this
let the cheaper grades run their own i? r A. M sl IE method. Some shippers pick and pack

course.-South Carolina Letter in throughout the day. Some of the ,. II

Philadelphia Grocery World. fruit is'thoroughly heated; it is wrapped

... in paper and boxed up and never gets .

'Notes From Winter, Park. -rP _, a chance to cool off properly. Evenif
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: it is hard and green when packed' ,
it will soften before it cools and
up ,
Until yesterday, when we had a PRESERVING- GAME. to the park commissioners of New York, instead of being refrigerated it is
heavy shower,-no rain had fallen in I a number of bison from his Blue Mountain .
shocked the of the iced
the Winter Park region for about_ two Commendable Instances of Private herd, with the condition that none by temperature
but Page fencing should enclose them. car, and before reaching its destinationgoes
weeks, and on account, of this breakin Enterprise.
Stimulated by Mr. Corbin's example,
to pieces. #
the rainy season we had felt the : Adrian,Michigan Jane 30.-The recent the Page people nave instituted a zoo of
heat_ severely;and the ground had become death of Austin Corbin,the New England their own. A range of 37 acres has been The best returns I have seen for a
quite dry. During the early multi-millionaire, at his villa, near Newport enclosed, and in this the company has lot of fruit was in the case of a ship

part of the rainy season the fall of ,N. II., elicits special interest here. placed a number of deer and elk with ment of 500 boxes of early peaches.
rain was excessive here, the Orlando Mr. Corbin has tha mqpt extensive private nine bison. These were obtained after They were nearly soft-in fact, some
preserve for large game that probably considerable'trouble and expense,so rare
of them
nearly ripe they
observer reporting a fall of more than exists, covering 25JOOO; acres in the are full-blooded specimens of the Amer- were ;
20 inches from the 1St of June to the Blue Mountain Forest. On this magnificent ican bison becoming. Nero, a superb were picked in the early dawn, packedup
i5th of July. range much of the Page Woven i animal weighing 2,000 pounds, died recently cool and put in a refrigerator before
Wire Fence hrs been used the works for from injuries sustained in its the heat had a chance at them.
The marketing of the grapes of the the manufacture of which exist in this transportation to the Adrian Park, and They carried in splendid shape, and

Niagara vineyard situated between city.The has been mounted together with a beautiful when opened in one of the big
Winter Park and Orlando was completed great financier had adopted the elk and donated to the museum of up
last week. Although the crop I Adrian product in preference to all others Adrian college. Eastern cities they were in perfect con .

was damaged considerably by a hailstorm He had given much attention to Having succeeded so well in corralingthe dition and netted the grower $600.
from extinction the American Just imagine what the result would
that visited this section several preserving brawny bison the Page people are
buffalo; and one of the stipulations now preparing a fence to enclose the elephants have been if the fruit had been picked
weeks ago, the output was very good. submitted for enclosing his]New and
Hampshire in Lincoln park, Chicago relieve and packed on a hot afternoon.-California -
f The grapes were shipped to Washing. domain was that the fence should the animals from the chains which Letter in American Cultivator. .
ton, New York, Philadelphia, Boston, be proof against attempts to leap it, orbreak t keep them in subjection the expense
Baltimore and other Northern markets through, on the part of these powerful of their tempers and physical condition. .-*

also,to various places South. The and agile animals. The company has also made a tenderto Wflford Porter has sold his entire
Unlike barb wire and analogous devi- the government to enclose a range at of cents
pines some 16,000.at
hundred crop 5 _
vineyard contains one acres, ces the Page product is a protection instead Yellowstone Park, and save from depre- ofthe.Red
the Lake. These
each here
and is under the of Mr. and buffalo that I on are
management of a menace to animals within its dation loss the few re- -
E. Ashley Smith of. Lockport, N. Y. enclosure. A short time ago he donated main. Spanish variety. '





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-' a A Question of Self-Preservation.. &Tt1uekett North has ..very few rains; conse ious pests that prey upon your crops
Approximately it costs $1.1 cents Fat quently they set very full of tubers, and animals. If you scatter tobacco
per box (which includes the present T and they are all set at one time. dust by hand or with bellows, over
4 duty of 8 cents per cubic foot and 3oper Seed Potatoes. After once set,'rains add to fair size your rows of peas, just at nightfall,
.cent ad valorem) from the Mediterra-: As sure as turnips,.rye, barley, etc., instead of setting new tubers, if the you can kill the slugs that are SQ often
neap, 95 cents per box from Florida, sown on the return of the dewy nights plants are not stinted in growth or eating all the lower foliage off and
and $.32 cents per box from California of August and September will come, checked in some way. This is why greatly damage the crop. Or if you .
to to land a box of oranges in theN so will the potato, if we have preparedour this crop beats all others for marketable dust it in the same way over your
ew York, Boston, or Philadelphia seed right and got our land rich potatoes;. 98 times in 100 the po-, currant and gooseberry bushes, when
.' markets, not allowing the grower anything and in proper condition. A writer in tato that does the. best in the North infested with worms, you will quicklysee
for his product. Thus the foreign the Southern Cultivator sums it all up will prove a failure in the.South. The the worms disappear.In .
grower under the present tariff in a nutsell. He says: South can and must grow her own the same\ way you can quicklykill
has an advantage on the cost of picking Get the earlier ,potato, dig before seed potatoes.-N. 0. Times Demo- all the leaf-eating worms and

; r ,. packing, transportation, and commissions the vines die, place them where they crat. ... slugs on your trees and bushes every
of about 20 cents per box will get light and'air, but where no Tobacco'-Dust- -4.The' Pure and the where. The tent caterpillar and the
over the California producer. In ad. water will stand about them or the fall webworm, and all other caterpillars -
dition to'this must be added the dif direct rays of the midday sun will Leached. on trees: and plants, give up the
fetence in price of labor in producinga strike them, such a place as under A reader,asks me whether tobacco ghost within a few minutes after com
crop abroad and in California, outhouses where dry, light and airy, dust should be applied to vines when ing in contact with tobacco dust. And
which. compared to the priceof or under shade trees or canvas. In they are wet with dew or when theyare besides all this tobacco dust is worth
labor here cannot be less from six to eight weeks they will look dry. This moves me to say that about what it costs as a fertilizer. We
than 25 cents per box. In other rusty and greenish and the eyes will the tobacco dust, or the bone meal, can also control), in a measure, at least
words, the growers of the Mediterrar show green sprouts starting. Soonas or the mixture of both, is not intended the most unmanageable pests of our
nean can enter.our markets with their cool nights and showers come and as. a coating for the leaves, which gardens, namely, the flea beetle and
oranges at a cost of not less than 50 your land is ready, cut just as we do would make them. poisonous or unpalatable the cabbage maggot. But in orderto
cents per box below ours. Our disadvantage for spring planting. I have all quartered but.as a covering for the make thorough work, in riddingthe
t )0' of long distances from our splitting from bloom to stem soil, that will make the atmospherevery plants) of these pests, we have to
markets cannot be overcome, as it end. uncomfortable for all insects and be very liberal in the use of the tobacco -
constitutes a physical l barrier entailinga Why is this fall crop seed better than worms. I like to have the material dust. For: instance, if we throw a
haul by rail. of_ 2,000 miles over Northern seed? Just for the same remain dry and dusty as long-as poSsi- good., big handful into the heart of
desert and mountain. at great expense;; reason that the farther north our seed ble. In that case it has a more thor- the cabbage plant or cauliflower
hence there is but one remedy, and potatoes are grown the earlier they. ough effect on bugs and beetles that plant, or on a choice seedling potato,
that is an import, duty equal to this will come if only spring crop seed is have hard shells. we may be quite. sure that the flea
difference.. The same relative condi- grown, because, as above stated the The wet tobacco, or tobacco tea, or beetles will leave, for a time at least,
farther north the shorter the time be- the. fumes of wet tobacco and if the
tions govern in the case of lemons even are we apply same quantity to
and other fruits, both fresh and cured. tween planting time and growing very unwholesome to the soft.bodied the stem of a cabbage oj- Cauliflower
Self preservation is nature's first weather. If we plant with return of insects, worms, etc. I find that cucumber -. plant, we may be sure the maggotswill
law, and growers of orchard and field cool, dewy nights, we plant in grow- beetles do not like to work in not flourish there for a while,-
crops will only be consulting their ing weather, and if our seed are well dust, and least of all in tobacco dust. Practical Farmer. .
own welfare in carefully consideringthe cured and greened, they will come up When I put this latter an inch deep There can be no question that tobacco
political.and economic bearing of quicker and grow faster than any I around melon or cucumber plants, dust is occasionally sold in
the tariff question as it affects their spring crop. To illustrate,if we plant ,the yellow-striped beetle promptly Florida which has been leached
business interests, and govern themselves the i4th of February, our crop will takes its departure and will.stay awayas (boiled) to procure one of the mater-
accordingly. Under the pres- be matured about 130 days. If we long as the tobacco remains dustyor ials of sheep dip. The taste of the
ent tariff the duty on oranges is about plant the isH>f April, our crop will as long as it gives off a strong tobacco article upon the tongue is the surest
: 16 cents per box, with 30 per cent advalorem. mature in about ninety days. If we smell. test The color is no certain guide.
.-Rural Californian. plant with the return of cool nights in Let me repeat, too, that this same The heart of the stem is lighter colored -
-4," August (or September farther south]) waste material is one of our best and than the outside, and the finer
,The surface of the sea is estimatedat in rich, well prepared land, they will cheapest general insecticides. We the stems are ground the lighter will
... 150,000,000 square miles, takingS mature in sixty to seventy days. This can use it both under glass and in be the color of the powder. The out-
S whole surface of the globe at 197,- of course, is the secret of this earli-- open air. By all means keep a good side of the stems is sometimes colored
000,000, and its greatest depth is supposed ness, and not their immature state, so supply of it on hand. Possibly you with licorice, molasses and other sau-
to be equal to that of the high often alleged.; can get sweepings from a near cigar ces ; hence the lightness of the whole
s est mountain, or four miles. The! Why is it they are all marketable' factory, or you may buy the materialby stem when ground up must not be
:Pacific covers 18)000,000) square miles, while the spring grown seed bring so. the barrel at about $2.50 to $3. It contrasted with the powder as a test
.* the Atlantic 25,000,000, the Mediterranean many small tubers? ,Because this fall will last you for years and help you purity. After all, the personal integrity
1,000,000. growing, like the late potato in the to keep the premises clear of the var- of the firm offering the tobaci -

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': ,guarantee. THE WHITE LEGHORNS
The Seminole brand of ground tobacco Plant Lands Lab Butler Villa Lands Disston Co.'s' Lands.Knight's
stems, well known throughout System have followed the Browns in popularity -

Florida, is furnished under specific though at present not so univer-
guarantee of a Kentucky firm that FI Ofl'd a H mes t ea d COlD pany Building, Tampa FIa. sally bred. We find them in single' .
the dust is the product of pure tobacco Empire Building, Orlando, Fla. and rose combs, and they are the.

stems, unbleached and unadulter- ,equal of the Browns in hardiness and

!_ atedr (a'ca[( yens, giip( HOU l\II\ in nest firming irf But }nit eetiu. prolificness and more desirable in one
t bps respect as they lay a larger egg and
"- .. produce very few culls. The first
Future of Sugar Cane., The Florida Homestead Company offers unequaled opportunities for the purchase: of cheap importation of which we have any

Dr W.-.H. Seaman, Washington, homes In has Florida.It lands.in every county of the State and is prepared to furnish just such properties u record was about 1858 and were
D. C., writes in Medians' Monthly : may be desired.It known as tbe'"Lord" importation.
has mapificeat bargains In CarmbJ ,fruit,vegetable,timber and stock lands.
"1 regret much to see grave scientific These lands can be bought very cheaply-at prices ranging from $loSO to$10.00 an acre. Those birds had white legs and were
in a journal holding the position For a few hundred dollars a comfortable home, with a farm of a hundred acres, can be boughtin much like standard
errors not
the best fruit and farming section of the United Staces. our present
of Medians' Monthly, but suchis Florida offers a comfortable tiring and independence to small farmers who will settle on small birds. The Stetson birds imported in
places and fruit and vegetables for home and Northern markets. '
the statement on page 113, by the Our early grow fruits and vegetables command high price in all markets. 1863 were much better,'having clean
editors that the 'chemist cannot make Surplus fruit and vegetables could be canned,thus affording an additional and sure,source of yellow legs and beaks, with pure

sugar! On the shelf of our office revenue.The climate of Florida is delightful at aU seasons and it is absolutely healthful. white,plumage and good combs. _
stands sample of sugar syrup swornto The tens perature is about 45 for the winter and 85 for summer.
j The situation of the State and and its wonderful resources destine it to be one of the most THE BLACK
as made by a certain chemical process .flourishing portions of the world. LEGHORNS _
if it Now is the time to come when land is cheap and when the State is entering upon a ,new bred in combs
; but even was not already period of progress of prosperity. are single only. -
made, there is no possible compound For information,literature,price lists of lands,etc, write to ,Though a firstclass fowl they have not
_'. that may not be made by the chemist. '10 .i been bred as extensively as they shouldbe.
Only structure baffles him. FLORIDA HOMESTEAD COMPANY They were first imported by Reed
"To the'chemist, sugar is the name Watson of East Windsor, Ct., in July,
of,a class of bodies, distinguished by) BOX 117, ORLANDO, FLORIDA. 1876, but did not come up to the ex-
having six atoms of carbon or a mule pectations of the importer. A secondlot

tiple thereof combined with hydrogenand one. end entirely open, to fit the gave better satisfaction and proved
oxygen in the proportions to form Poultry. shake nest box in weather- their right to rank with the Browns
... ..... .. coop; put
There kinds and Whites. Their is rich
water. are many some ------- ------- ---- ------------------ tight coop. When the hen is settleda plumage a
of which were made years ago from Edited by S. S.DeLAHOT Apopka, Fit. day or two, open slide door. She greenish, glossy black throughout;
acetylene gas, while all our glucoseor :- will come out for feed and water, symmetry and general characteristicssame
table syrup is made from starch by A Practical Woman's Way.In and return to nest when satisfied; as other varieties of this family.Of .
a. chemical process at the present writing on the subject of poultryfor close slide at night. When eggs are late years there have quite a few
time. Until recently, we 'did not profit, and as an addition to the hatched, remove box see that coopis fanciers taken them up and they are-:
know how to make cane sugar by yearly income on the farm, the three clean, keep hen ana chicks in open now met in most show rooms.

synthesis, but that was lately discovered great essentials to success are cleanliness coop in good weather, and tight coopat s BUFF LEGHORNS .
', and the syrup of which I spoke proper food and shelter, which night. When the hen is let out in are now occupying the public atten I
was a solution of cane need not be expensive, but can be .
sugar. ten or twelve days, chicks will returnto tion. They were first brought to no
It does not. ..follow that a. chemical. available even on a rented farm. Witha open coop during the day, and tice by a Danish fancier at the Copenhagen .
process perfectly successful in making : little forethought and work, much will Seed tb'emselvesgoing between show about twelve
years ago.
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a substance necessarily into I can be done under difficulties to make -
best nave these
the; lathS. it is to They were first called Chamois or
practice; that depends entirely on poultry raising a very profitable item hatching coops in a yard by them Yellow Italians and did not bear
relative cost. Alizarin from tar of income. It is of the first importance -
gas selves, setting a number of hens together much resemblance to the B ft'of to-
has compelled the abandonment of to get a good supply of eggs in ; then if any do not mean busi day. After they passed Into American .
the cultivation of madder;-Bayer, winter and early spring, when the bad mothers
ness, or are one can and English hands the aim was
.after ten years of unintermitted labor, price is highest, and after nearly thirty divide the chickens with the rest, or for a lemon color, and finally a pure
found out how to make indigo, but years of experience, I can say that substitute, and no eggs will be spoiledor buff prev i1ed. Perhaps there is no
not so cheap as the Hindoos canS selling off in fall all but the pullets, is chicks lost. As this article is (orthe' breed of fowls that have taken such a -
grow it; but other dyes will make the not a means to that end. In the first large class who must>study ways hold on fanciers on both sides of the'

indigo color, and its cultivation will ,place the eggs are undersized and will and means rather than breed, markings :ocean in so short a time as the Buff
be abandoned because of cheaper sub. not bring so much in market. The I
the fowls
etc., common (Qf Leghorns. They are beautiful fowls,
stitute's. This will ultimately be the older hens (up to three years) lay more} healthy) crossed with white or brownLegh'orns and as layers do not lessen the repu

fate of sugar cane. If we could make continuously, are better mothers, and -rose-combed for severe, tation of the Leghorn family as egg
the starch grain, we could dispense eggs hatch better chicks. For winter and single.combed for mild.climates machines. They are bred ,in single
with the former entirely, as an unnecessary and spring feed wheat in the morning, are best. Have found the same and rose combs.
luxury." aha corn on the cob chopped i in pieces, rules to apply equally in Illinois and
so that the fowls have some work to California and have always made OTHERS.
How Poor the Soil "Is. warm them up, with two or three timesa poultry a source of profit by studying The Red Pyle, Dominique and

A field is as poor as its most deficient week shorts or bran seasoned with the habits of each variety, and Silver Dorking Leghorns, but they
red and scalded meat .and are so little bred that we are not
fertilizing principle. A plant, pepper conforming as nearly as possible.
familiar with their various .
added and grit shells alwaysat qualities.It
like an animal, demands a balanced scraps Turkeys require more range, and are
ration. In order to secure the most hand, will keep fowls vigorous. much better if they have access to is very certain that those early .
economic method of fertilizing, the Three meals are better than a surfeit alfalfa or clover pasture. Fed grain importations were little more than
peculiarities of each field must be twice daily, and clean water or skimmed morning and evening regularly they mongrels, or at least what we would

carefully studied and its particular deficiency milk to drink. Vermin or mites will not interfere with crops,or do any call mongrels today, as in most vile
in plant food determined. In will not trouble fowls if care is taken; damage. Geese and ducks are both lages of Italy they can be seenBrown,
the case under ,consideration it may: wood ashes in the nest boxes under profitable, if room is plenty and water White, Black, Buff and Dominique
happen that a field may have an the straw, on the .floor, under the handy. Above all, it is essential to Leghorns running together and inter-
abundant supply of potash and phos- roosts, and plenty of lime, are as goodas send poultry to market in merchant breeding at will. In that country
phorus and be deficient only in nitro anything I have found. If used able condition (whether live or their aim is for eggs, fancy points be-

In such a case its pristine fertility once a\week in the warm months, dressed) looking clean, fresh and I ing entirely ignored. It had been
gen.will be restored by the applicationof the mites will never ,get the start. tempting. Eggs should also be clean,' left for American breeders to separate
nitrogen alone, provided the other Small houses on runners can be easily and packed with sweet material; other. them into families and bring out the
conditions in the 'composition of the moved in summer with a team, and wise they will acquire a musty, bad present fine specimens we meet in the
soil are favorable to the developmentand fastened in winter and banked up flavor. We find by attending strictlyto show rooms today.-Poultry News. ;

activity of the ferments which oxidize will be found more healthy 'than these rules, our returns satisfactory,
nitrogen.-Prof. H. W. Wiley, crowding so many in one place. For and over the market quotations.Mrs.E. BRASS BAND .
U. S. Department of Agriculture. hatching, make coops to turn water S. Denner in Poultry Farmer loctmaent.Drams Uniform,Equip
of shakes. The length of shake mtattf or Bud And Dram Corp Low
It is said the St. Cloud sugar crop makes good-sized coop, slide door in ass Illutratlons.pteea eregaoted.waofl.dfru Kn; I'C,t.Ulor,400HuieAIiutract'iuforAzuteuBftadi...Baud

will be immense. Since the rains-begun front and open coop of same size, Dr. R. L. Harris has been appointed 11 LYOlf' ..A IIZALY, .
the cane has grown considerable., of lath, two or three inches apart, health officer for Orange county .u..11&.......,......Qb ,JI. .

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:Mr. Frank Matthews, secretary of Talking :
0 Our Rural Home. 1
the State Board of Health, says of
The hay colored fabrics are the latest -
t small at West. There has
pox Key
fashion for warm weather pillows Bicycles
been no as some -
"epidemic" papers
and coarse linen crash is much used .
persist in reporting, ,only an "out.I "f' --
for pillows and cushions for day
break "some thirty odd cases confinedto
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t less than third of that number ofF use piazza.
a ,
of the : ''ofIlj.
One that is highly suggestive I
and isolated\ _
well guarded thoroughly- woods is quickly and easily made.It 'V *il f'_ .'*': SEE THAT CURVE.

premises. is made oblong, but not nearlyas ':J 3 v&,':-&.,<5 Tvt 'c -
It is and inexpensive to large as a bed pillqw. '- "*,'*. -' .
very easy <
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which will cattle out and if hogs end the :. ..." .
k keep upon one so cover can .. ,
are too much of a nuisance, adopt the be washed when soiled. ;

plan carried out here. All owners of Stuff the inside case with moss, and I

hogs keep them fenced on their prem. decorate the front of outer cover witha IT'S QUALITY THAT ADDS; THEM ,TO

ises. In that way we have good spray of pine needles and cones. ,'- i .
breeds and do not overstock ourselves Use three shades of green Asiatic rope -:- TALK FOR THEMSELVES y
ra and I venture to say have more of our silk for the needles, the lightest shadeat r ,

own pork than some who have hogs the extreme ends, in, outline stitch IT'S 'THE SCIENCE SHOWN THAT S
r On the range. This method, is by and for the tones and stems use three <<

common consent among us, and works shades of brown Roman floss, doing ; I i H / AIDS TJim'QU r.rrY.. .

3 well. Should any hogs' from other} the work solidly.The effect will be very ,

neighborhoods wander. among us we natural. Other 'woodsy designs may' ".c. -_ _'. *w-:*-*'F--* ,_.-.. ..',J1fftflfl-_'_""" '. ,'. -
notify them, and, if necessary assistin be used insteadas dog-wood, jasmine; i

catching- -them. with. their. owners. .; or a: single magnolia and leaves. '! .
stock of no kind is abused, and cattlemen ,. ELIZABETH._ : <
this in search of lost ,
coming way
stock get reliable information, and Original Recipes. 19 l sea iftgs'-.J9d iof s;
Rural Home.
tknow their cattle not filled with For Our
are ... .
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Tomato Omelet.-One of the nicest "
I shot.-Welaka item in Palatka Times- I
/ Herald. dishes for summer is made as follows: "It
J Take four medium sized ripe tomatoes .
On another page will be found the scald and peel l them;slice in three -
ad. of( the New Selden Cypress Door I
four and them into
or pieces put ,a I
,. Co., of Palatka, which will commence frying pan which has a tablespoonful' "S 3a, -,; days' ahead', ',, them' c "al1."
business about October ist. It is .
Of butter of salt
a teaspoonful sugar, ,
A, quite a large concern, supported by and pepper to taste. Cook a few' Art Catalogue. I cents in Stamps. ', .,
northern capitalists, and a slight description
minutes until tender, then have six \
a. of it at this time will not be .
in dish and
out of place. An Advocate representative ,
\. Slip them in the tomato, stir and break
at the invitation of Mr. Geo: B. the yolks and cook a few minutes,
Selden, viewed the building where the
then serve on hot platter. It is nice
work will be turned out yesterday and
hot or cold, morn, noon or night.
{ noted that some of its dimensions and Water Custard.-A nice way to ,smooth with butter size of nutmeg, edies of this _silent realm are rendered

t : capacity and power of machinery were cook eggs, by way of variety is as kiT one .level teaspoonful of mustard, :harmless in a body of perfect health.

as follows : Frontage of'building, 466 .lows: For each egg wanted use two pepper ,and salt to taste and about a The fateful germ.can only enter whenits

feet; depth, 228 feet; boiler capacity, i tablespoonfuls of cold water, salt and level teaspoonful of sugar. When, defences are destroyed. Antiseptics .

300 H. P.;; engine capacity, 250 H. pepper to taste and about a level tea- quite smooth add two tablespoonfulsof may kill the germs or stop their
P. The mill will be capable of turning spoonful of butter. Beat well.together vinegar and three of cream, either propagation, but the main thing after
out doors pairs of sash fresh canned Cut all is to sustain the vital forces. -
500 250 and stir all the time on stove until cream or cream. ,
W 150 blinds, and other productions in done soft, then pour over a couple of up the potato i into small pieces and The old idea of battling with both
like proportion per day, and will em shredded whole wheat biscuit that has have about >a tablespoonful of( finely nature and disease is exploded. He Q

ploy-when in full operation-from been scalded with milk. About 3 chopped ,onion. :Mix all together, who depresses the system to get rid of
to 200 hands. It will certainlybe reserving the whites cut into rings for
140 eggs to 2 of biscuit is a good proportion ; pathological conditions is behind the
a big thing for Palatka.Titusville ., The eggs are also nice put on the too dressing w with a few sprigs{ .of time.Germs

Advocate. toasted bread like poached eggs. I parsley.A are always with us, but they

Colonel L. Y. Jenness,.of St. Peters am with Aunt Elizabeth for the shred. Kitchen Table.-Any ordinary can do no harm unless through some
burg, while in the city yesterday in ded whole wheat biscuit. Would liketo sized table covered with oil-cloth breach they enter the sanctuary. Even

conversation with a reporter for the see it'sold as commonly as the soda. neatly tacked on, then have a sheet of then they are often rendered harmless
fifteen of tin about 18x24 inches, tacked on se- it be some organism whose defensive
Times on the manufacture of palmetto There are over ways using except -
curely where the dish pan usually mechanism is rendered weak
fibre said that the Florida Palmetto them.
Fibre Works, of which he is, the manager Silver Cleaner.-A cheap safe and stands. It will be found very nice in i I through excesses or disease. Germs

'and one of the owners, is progressing sure way to clean silver is to take saving the oil cloth and for setting may produce disease, but health'never

finely. The buildings at St about half a cup of whiting and mixto hot pans on, also for cutting bread, produces germs. Deadly germs must ,

Petersburg, consisting of the principal thin paste with water and stir'uutil cake, etc. Costs about 18 cents, will live only in a pabulum homogeneousto
then in wide mouth last for years and is easily kept clean. their character hence so long
structure, 24x50 feet, and drying sheds smooth, put a ; as
and engine house, have been com bottle with good cork and add two Some have whole tables covered with the strength of vital force is maintained
of household ammonia. nothing else for kitchen use.JULIA they are insignificant creatures.
pleted. The engine and other machinery teaspoonfuls ,
have been placed, and withinten Keep handy and when wanted shake' NESBITT. Sustain the vital forces. In health
days or two weeks the manufactureof well and use on soft cotton cloth, this means to keep in health. It

"Royal Fibre" will be begun. The rubbing on.t. e silver, etc. The Sustain the Vital Forces. means good air, thorough cleanliness,

plant will have a capacity of using above is sold in bottles for same pur. Sustain the vital forces. After all good food, no excesses, labor in mod

from 10,000 to 12,000 pounds of scrub pose for twenty-five cents. this is the key to life. It is the guideto eration, no mental worry.In .

.palmetto leaves per day and will give Salad Dressing.-For potato salad the restoration of health. It is the sickness it means more. The -

... employment in, the factory to fifteen boil four or five medium sized Irish primary principle in the successfultreatment flagging energies must be revived/:* .
or twenty men. This, however, is potatoes and two eggs together until of disease. Talk as you stimulated, toned. Air, cleanliness, T
only a small part of the people who the potatoes are ..cooked. Put the will about the invasion of the human food must be by special selection.

will be employed, as it will require a eggs into a quart or more of cold Water body by bacteria. Sustain the vital Drugs can only do good when they

large number of men and boys to until cold, then take shell off, cut forces, if you will render them pow. rid the system of morbific matter
gather leaves and haul them ,to.thefactory. in two and remove yolks to one dish erless. Bacteria cannot thrive in the restore the functions of organs We S

.-Tampa Times.- and whites another.. Rub the yolks physiological field. The unseen,rem-I aid in tissue building when we sustain = .:4

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the vital forces. We, restore function observation many. years ago illustratesthe car through the center inside, is a -

by .sustaining the vital forces. We point. ventilating pipe to carry off'the moisture

drive out bacteria and render them A little four-year-old was wishingmore that arises from the fruit: The

harmless by so doing. The whole watermelon. than .his mother air that comes into.the car comes from

medical world is coming to this old thought for his \gdod- and restrainedhim. the air pump on the engine which

tenet, which formed at the beginningof But not willing to comply with draws the train, and is supposed to be

our reformation the keystone and the restraint he raised the argumentthat thoroughly sterilized by heating. It l s,..

head of the corner The American the R- children (his neighboring passes through a coiled pipe in one LINL:

Medical Journal. playmates) ate much larger end of the car, which may be surrounded -

.. .. quantities without harm.HOb," by ice or brine, thus coolingit

Gleaning Pots and Pans., carelessly replied the mother, "the again,before, it enters the car. A
I Rchildren have india rubber small pump in one end of the car con-
"When we empty our cooking yes stomachs.'' necting with the ventilating pipe before

sels," writes a correspondent in The It was not long after that one of the mentioned, partially exhausts the Shortest, Quickest, Most AttractiveROUTE

:Home Queen, "We should wash them R- family told -the mother that air from the car, and this rareficationof : ) : '

immediately, or at least put a little her little son had repeated what his the air cools it. This is the principle

water in them at once, so -that time mother had said. Happily for the so far as the writer could gatherit : FLORIDA POINTS BETWEEN AND THE NORTH

and labor may be saved cleaning .mother the Rfamily was not a from an attendant who was either I THIS

them. When we get In the' habit of sensitive one and the careless remarkwas unwilling or unable to explain the de Florida Central and PeninsularNEW

taking this simple precaution we will taken as such and did not becomea tails in full.

save ourselves much trouble, and the bar to the 'good fellowship that had Was this shipment a success? THROUGH ROUTES. .
cleaning process will be more thor- existed and still exists Between the New York to Jacksonville by
Hardly. To follow ,their original New Florida Pennsylvania R. R. to Wash.
ough. families. the of fruit should have been and ington. Southern Railway Jto
plan, car Northern Columbia, Florida Central &
There are many who do not follow We find a similar incident recordedin i thoroughly cooled after being packedand Air Line Peninsular to all principal

this excellent plan ; then, in cleaningup the excellent article, "Mothers in sealed up; this was not done. points in Florida.
Harriman JunoCincinnati
after a meal, they find so much Council," in the Boston Congrega- Some other details also were not car- Cincinnati tion by Queen to & Crescent,
in scraping off the dried tionalist.A Harriman Junction to Ashe-
ried fully out. The car was delayed Asheville & 1 ville and Columbia by Southern -
food, and cleaning the sticky, hardened small boy once heard his mother somewhat in transit,. but the peachescame Railway, and FlorJda
.that leave their dish .. friend that her next-door Jacksonville Central&Pensnsular-Columbia -
particles, they say to a out in fairly good condition, I J tp Jacksonville.
water in these vessels to allow them neighbor had,such a homely carpet it probably not much different from. Cincinnati to Jacksonville by -
'soak have to ill look it. Soon after Cincinnati: Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga -.-
Jo consequently made her to at those in refrigerator cars handled under and Southern R'y to Ever- '
clean them before beginning another he went to the neighbor's door, rang the same conditions. The receiverof Florida}ette,Florida Central & Penin- -.

,meal k.which is doing things back.ward the bell and asked to; step into the these peaches said that he believed ; Limited. sular points.to all Important Florida. -' ...

Besides, vessels so neglected parlor. The maid let him in and that they would have come through : Kansas City Fort Scott & .
Kansas City ..
r have not had the necessary airing and thinking he had some message for her in nearly as good condition in an ordinary and Memphis to Birmingham R.R.to Southern Kansas City R'y, .:'

drying to mike them wholesome for mistress sent the lady down. She ventilated car. He said that Jackao'TilleThro' Line to Peninsular Everette to, Fla.all Fla.Central points.& ..:, '.,

cooking in again, to say nothing of found the boy looking intently about, it was claimed that the fruit could be : Louis to Jacksonville by ::
the uncleanliness of the habit of"putting and on asking him what he had come left in the car for a'number of days after 1St. Short Line to Du Quoin, -v- ='

; them by with dish water standing for was considerably taken aback by arrival without harm ; but that as Holly Route Sp'gs Central City, Memphis to Holly&Bp'rs Birmingham ,

t in. them, which in warm weather will hearing him 'say, "0, nothing; -only soon as it arrived, he was nbtified to j R'y to Everette to Birmingham and F. C.,Sou.&P.

soon sour" my mother said your carpet made her unload at once. It should have beenin Sioux City& Chicago to Jacksonville -
I sick to her stomack, and I wanted to about midnight Friday or 111. Cent. to Holly
very Holly Sp'gsRoute. }Sp'gs. K.,O. M. &B. to Birmingham -
Soft Pillows. see just howjiomely it wasl"These early on Saturday morning. Instead, ,Sou. R'y to Ever-
little incidents of actual oc- it arrived about o'clock after the ette and the F. C. i P.
One of the latest styles in sofa pil- 7 Louis'ille & Nashllle to Rive
low covers differs from those which curence but emphasize the necessity market was practically over, and it New Orleans I Junction. F* C. & P. only \

have prevailed for some time ,in the of "setting a watch before the mouth was necessary to unload the fruit and i Jackto'Tllle To. }{\between route with New through Orleans sleepers and

absence of thetill rufije. The upper and keeping the door of the lips'1 in put it into cold storage to save it. Of I Jacksonville. ,
of children that it could be sold until The F. C. & P. has TOO miles of track: in .
side of the cover of one lately seen is the presence a careless course, not Florida running through the

a square of embroidered linen edged word may not bring confusion to Monday, and it was then in such condition .Tobacco and faction,
with a narrow- hemstitched hem. the parent when in the presence of her that it did not bring nearly so Stock Peach farming and Strawberry Dairy Land,
inches neighbor who has heard from"the artless high prices as it would have done early Orange,Banana and Pineapple Country,
This is six or eight > Phosphate Belt
than the pillow the extra lips of her child,the unconsideredword. Saturday morning.. It was claimed, Hat the Silver Spring and '
larger ,
Southern Ruralist. however that of the fruit was Other Fine Scenery
the some .
width being allowed overlap The Great Hunting Country.Reache
. overripe when put into the car. The *the Noted Fishing Ground.
under part on all four sides equally, Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety
and taking the place of the ruffle. Shipping Fruit in Sterilized Air. writer saw a number of the carriers of soils in the State,and above all
opened as they were taken from the the Centra! Rldgeland .
I doubtless noticedccas'Wnal Runs over
Another new design is made of the Our readers have They comprised a number of Where It Is High and Healthy.
car. .
increasing popular denim in two ) references to this system Elberta Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers
California in the hope of different varietIes-Crosby, the; best freight facilities for any produce to
colors, the denim being cut in stripsof as tried Belle of Georgia and others the Northern markets.
the burden Stump, for the best of Florida (sent
sufficient width to allow folding. escaping from very onerous Send also map
most jof them seemed in good condi free) and note the towns to route.A.O.1l10DONELLG.P.A.
When folded, the strips are about two of carrying so much Ice as is required but -
tion. Some were badly decayed, Fla.fheFla.Cent. .
These in in' a refrigerator car. The Jacksonville, .
inches in width. strips are this has been favorable to -
season very
terwoven in such a manner as to form principle is simply to kill by heat the Peninsular R. B
decay. ,
in the air surrounding j
of rot .
like checkerboard.Still .
squares germs r .- .- -- ----
Offers to ShippersThe
h. another- was somewhat,similar,' the fruit. A car of peacneswas: lately
New York in Ellenton is off the move. Contractslet Shortest and (detestBETWEEN Route _
except that the top was divided dia- shipped from Georgia to for the celebrated _
gonally, one half forming a triangle in one of these cars, and the Rural New to clear ISO acres for
AtwOod 20 acres
plain color, and the other half beingstriangle : Yorker thus writes of it: Captain grapefruit Scott Walker grove,, the famous FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN

made of the two colors woven The car was built especially for the railroad builder and several smaller THE EAST AND WEST.
in These two last were fin- the aim being to make it as With Improved Ventilated Cars, this com
squares. also
,purpose tracts. Five or six houses are I* better equipped than ever ever to
ished with a full ruffle. The .Home nearly air-tight and non-conducting as this winter them the handle the Orange and Vegetable Cropland
is built of wood and paper going up among insure close connections and prompt despatch -
Queen. possible. It Mr. Fuller.:. Man Markets. -
residence of C. P. to all Eastern and Western .
4- with several dead air spaces, and atee River Journal.The Through, cars to destination with =
.'Set a Watch Before My rtouth." one live air space, the latter being out change or delay. s
Indian River State Bank of Perishable freight followed by wire and
of the
the bottom car ,
To none is this injunction more ap- open shippers advised time passing varloua Junction -
than to mothers in their conversation allowing the outside air to circulate. this place, just recently surprised its points and arrival at destination.
plicable and loss promptly
All claims for overcharges
with stockholders by declaring: a dividendof --"
dead are packed
before or with their children.A The adjusted.
thoughtless expression is frequently I tule, a kind of bull-rush that grows in five per cent. If most state bankscan See that. your goods are markedvia

taken by childrenand California, and which is itself made keep running along under present F. C. & P. B. R.
literally =
young of air cells. The floor of financial stringency and not run over For information call on or. address the un-
is far reaching in its influence up largely orsiflmou! :
and results and offtimes brings con. the car is covered with a wooden the profits made, it is about as good as 0. B. TAYLOR,Tray.A' .Ocala,F1a.
Orlando, Fla.
B. TUCKER,Gen.A''t.
fusion to the parent as her careless grating,which keeps the packages from can be expected, so the payment O.M.HOLDEN Tray A fit,Leesburg,Ell -- .
floor and leaves a for the dividend at this time speaks well for. W.B. FULLER Trav.AVt:: ,Tampa Yla.Or .
expression comes back to her throughthe the space N.S. PENNINGTON.Traffio Manager, T
channel of the little hearer. A air to circulate, under the fruit Run- the solid banking institution of our t Jacksonville,Fla.

little incident that ,.came under our ning lengthwise along the top of, the river.-Florida Star. W ,H. PLEASANTS General Freight Af .

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506, -' mB FLORIDA 1111.VR1JJtD 11'BUITBOWElt.Y AUGUST $,

time the higher English and tions are subject to the
five to eight hundred pounds at an same prevailing
Florida, Farmer and Fruit Grower. application} they are- now putting on Latin are looked after. money troubles and financial break

',.: fifteen hundred. There is question The catalogue says: "The subject downs unlike the "Labor Exchange."
A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main as to the advantage obtained as by the of analytical chemistry, with especial The,Labor Exchange plan is destined

Street, Jacksonville.Pia.v heavier applications small plants are reference to agriculture, will be prosecuted to become national judging from

forced into bearing that would require by students in the senior class, its rapid growth during the last two

TERMS: : OV: SUBSCRIPTION another year to get sufficient who are pursuing the agriculturalcourse years; over a hundred branches have

For One Year #. ...........<..........".,.....12.00 size to more than pay for the differ throughout the entire session. already been established. It solvesat
For Six Month............,..;....... ..... IM in besides making the This work will include the analysis of once all the burning political
la Foreign Countries ....................... 30 ence quantity, ques-
field more uniform in appearance and. phosphates, fertilizers, soils, mineral tions and achieves by practical self.
subscriptions in all cases cash in generally improving and keeping the waters, feed-stuffs, dairy products, help in a legal, peaceful way what
advance.subscription No discount allowed on one'soWll to plants in more vigorous condition.Figuring sugars, etc., and, in fact, of all ma- government is unable or at least far

all agents a liberal(except cash commission] will 100 crates to the acre, which terials, a: knowledge of which wouldbe too slow to give us.
be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby however, is more than an average beneficial to the scientific agricul- Producers, laborers and merchantsare
them. Write for terms. yield, we take 16,000 pounds from turist. urged to make themselves acquainted -
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To every new subscriber we will send, the grounds beside the large quantityof Labor Checks with the system and keep
postpaid, &' copy of Whitner's Garden slips. Pineapple ground is generally as Money. posted as to how the plan works in
-in Florida." For two new subscribers Editor Fanner and Fruit-Grower: where established
ing poor and it l looks unreasonable to places already .
at $2.00 each, we will send, that take such Your correspondent on'"Demone which they can do by addressing the
we can an
of Moore's
postpaid Culture.", a,. copy "Orange amount from the ground without making tization of Iron" says silver is not Central office of the Labor Exchange,

a liberal return. Counting in the enough remedy and proposes pig- G. B. DeBernardi, president, Independence
Rates of'advertising. on application. slips we would take off 0,000 pounds.To iron. Then, why not complete the Mo. It is the only planto

Remittances should be made by check, keep this up for several years requires remedy and print our* money upon lift the rich resources of our Stateto
letter postal note money order or registered more than a sprinkling of fiveor paper? The less we have to expendfor our own good; it is the restorationof
to order of
six hundred pounds to the acre the material of our mediums of ex. the divine order so sadly overthrownat
FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER,. three times a year. One cannot lose change the less wealth is wasted. present, that those who create the
Jacksonville, Fla. by heavy fertilizing and cannot make What should we think of an orange wealth shall be the owners of it.

anything out of the business by light" grower who used golden buckets for JOHN A. BOETIUS.

.' CONTENTS. watering his trees instead of the Georgiana, Fla.P. .
cheaper wooden or tin buckets? The S. The above named
gentleman -
It is a hopeful indication when the
GROVE AND' ORCHARD-Peaches for Florida; people even of small rural villages, use of such costly and yet worthless De Bernardi, will be pleased to .
Old Fort Harley Orange Tree(illustrated); stones as gold and silver for money is send Labor Exchange books and :;
'. letter From Major Campbell .......... 499 treat themselves to the luxury of a about the worthless far you
same folly ( so for .t
Tea Culture in the Piney( Woods..... ...... soo concert or a literary entertainment in pamphlets reviewing,on requesto
.. Notes From-Winter; Notes Front Mee- the dead of the summer. We have as they- are useless for the chief :=-
han'.Monthly Fruit Should Be Packed necessities of life.) The Financial Question.Editor .
; noted several such in our State exchanges -
.When Cool............ .......,............ 501 them A paper dollar redeemable not in Farmer and Fruit-Grower, III
lately, one at
A Question of Self Preservation; Seed Potatoes among gold or silver but in actual wealth i i. e. It is said by some that the present
; Tobacco Dust.,....., .,.,............ Sol Huntmgton, described by the Philos of labor services etc. issue is not but I 1
products a political one, ,
Future of Sugar Cane; How Poor the Soil Is, 503 .. opher. It was attended by several
handled and circulated like a check maintain that it is. Of what is man'spolitics
Pom.TY Practical: Woman's Way-,.ig. hundred people, who came in large
horns II ......I..... ................... 503 parties from the surrounding villages, and as it is now used by the socalled made? How is it built?
State News................................"..i. 504 Como Welaka Fruitland Denver Labor Exchange Association, such a Self-interest Self-interest always
Ova RUSJU.HOHB-Hammock Pillow, ; Original dollar i ig an ".honest" dollar, whereaswe moves. one section to action against
with from Crescent
Recipes; Sustain the Vital Forces.... 504 over fifty City. dollar borrowit another. Look at the of
_ can earn a gold or history our .
The instrumental music is describedof
Cleaning Pots and Pans; Soft l"I11owJet: a
Watch Before My Mouth.. .............. Sos being of a high order. or find it, or steal it; it will buy all own country. Open the book and
Shipping Fruit in Sterilized Air......... .... 503 the _same_ from_ the_ very man_____ from read. The slavery question agitatedthe
EDnoltUL-OuUook for Pines; State Agri -- -- whom we have stolen it. But a paper North and South. And why?
i cultural College: Labor Checks&I Money; It is a good plan to go over the dollar or "labor check" socalled, Self-interest To-day another questionof

The PiDandal Questicn ........ ......... so6 young orange sprouts once a week everyone of them backed by its equiva- great magnitude agitates the American
Markets; Strayberrles-A Big Thing On Ice, Sol and pinch back those that are runningup
Weather and Crops ......., .... ............ Sob tall and slender. This will lent of actual wealth, redeemable in people. The people of the South
:. Slate Itetn. ,., ............................ 510 too products of any kind that have been and West, the producing element of
NuggetaoCFarm WiJdom..I.,.....:. 3raS make them grow more stocky and deposited by the producer at the Asso the great republic,irrespective of party,
_ branch out more. It is much betterto ciation of branch of same tjiat under. stand firmly on the Democratic plat
compel the young sprout to hold takes the exchange: or'sale of the pro- : form adopted at Chicago and why?
Wea.th9r in JaoksonvtUe.
_ itself up than to tie it up and allow it ducts, such a dollar is good only in I Because they see with bimetalism, thatis
Week Ending Au&3. 18g6 to grow as high and spindling as it the hands of those who earned it. with more money, the manufac
-, be inclined. If it has to be
l a a' a:' ... may This Association still in its infancy turers can run their factories on full
tie as
DLTL ? d = .!! R u N 1111" pinched back several times, so much working silently,establishing branches time, pay their employes full time, sell
': ;; :a =:I =t 1' the better; it will be forced to put out all over the United States, especially the products of the factories at better=
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38........ 80 B4 98 78 88 .0 branches and thicken up the head, in the West, only with the help of prices and this would enable the producer
-. July! 30.29.--....... 81 81 87 79 zoo 97 78r9 72 28 88 86 .34.0 becoming symmetrical, well rounded private means, membership fees and of the soil to sell all his products -
31"'....... t6 too 72 28 86, e23Y and self supporting. :business proceeds,has already achieved to the non producing class, be.
Aug. I. .. H 83 94 71 23 '82 .0 .
Aug. 2........ 87 96 77 19 86 .08 I more towards solving the money problem cause every one could get work and
.. Aug.4 3........ -_8o -90 -95 -77 -18 86 -..34Mean. State Agricultural eo eRe. I than' all the millions spent in have money with which to buy. We

\ .:...... 80 &t 11 75 22 86.65 The catalogue of this institution for the way of politics. The supply of the truckers of Florida then could

total raiDCd A.J. Mncniiu Observer.The 1895-6 is laid on our table. It is a gold and silver is in the hands of onlya sell our entire products at a small
bulky document of it>6 pages, well few who can corner the same, but margin above the railroad's high tariff.
illustrated and printed, showing a*total the supply'of money in the form of These are some of the reasons'why I

"' Eden correspondent of Titus. enrollment of 205 and a faculty "labor checks" based on the pro- stand on the Chicago platform.
ville Star is an observing man. ''In proper of seventeen members, be- ducts of our own labor is in our own Were I a salaried man or a banker,
stead of filling his weekly letter with sides assistants of various officers. hands, hence cannot be corneted andis who had loaned money to the pro

the frivolous nothings of seashore From the Federal and State government never lacking when needed. ducers of the South and West, I no
: rambles and turtleback rides and the appropriations the college re Here lies the secret why the labor doubt would let self-interest come in

abominable snake stories with which ceives a revenue of about $20,000 a exchange system, young as it is (the and shape my politics for the gold

too many writers cumber their paragraphs year. The. library, apparatus and national clearing house not yet being standard, and why? Simply my inter-

he pays some attention.to the cabinets of collections are, of course, established) has already proven to be est would demand it. Being a salariedman

material development of the country. comparatively small yet, but there is a the only successful plan of co. pera- I could take half the salary and buy
Writing of the pineapple industry, he good selection in each deparment fora tion. The reason why other co opera what I had to eat and wear, with the

says: "Every one seems to be quite beginning. The department of tive associations have not been up to other half I could buy up the fore

busy fertilizing, working and settingout biology, for instance, has a special expectations is, they are not truly co closed mortgages which the poor fel-
pineapples. There never has liberary of about five hundred volumes. operative but competitive, they can low could not pay on account of high
been such interest shown by growersin The training is practical; it resembles not succeed unless they gam controlof money and cheap products. And as
the business and as a result fieldsare that of the German Gcwcrb Schulen the market. Further, some of the a banker I could do similar things

looking unusually well In some (trade or mechanical schools) which stockholders are tempted to buy up I only on a larger scale, that i ls} make

instances far better than ever before impart the Butttrbrodwisstnschafltn shares and obtain the sole control of I I one dollar buy two.dollars ,wOrth-of. --
Where growers, .have. heretofore applied (bread and butter sciences); at the the business, and, lastly, such associa products and on this'basli I- c4tid" ---Or 4




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.. ::'...,:.":;-:'1896... THB FLORIDA PABMEB" ,-FBUIT-GBOWEB. 507

4 ..cumulate wealth by grinding the poor New York,Markets. -

But I would have my good things in Peaches-Receipts from the far south NATID"NAL

o this life, whether I ever got into have about ceased. Early inplaced the week a FIRST BANK- OF FLORIDA
few fresh arrivals were in
Abraham's bosom or not. Yes, sir; l I rangeof ,
$2.00@$2.50, with a few fancy selections -
would for I would want '
whoop gold, a shade higher. No further receipts JAcAsoNwI4e: : .
high money and low products.The are looked for this season. From ,
gold standard suits about one Maryland and Delaware we have had a The Oldest National Bank in the State.

million out of the seventy millions of large supply of early sorts chiefly: Troth
t the American people, while bimetal- St. John and Mountain Rose, with a few CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED, 1894.By .

and silver-would benefit Crawford arriving toward the close; the conservative yet liberal methods this bank has achieved. the highest reputation for solidity,
ism-gold stock has been generally of poor quality strength and ability to meet aU legitimate demands.
.....,the other sixty-nine millions. Now and very: largely bad condition, and drafts We on buy all and parts sell of foreign the world.and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms,drawing our own

"I am listening for pop guns. receivers have had to keep prices very We invite a visit or correspondence,looking toward business relations,assuring you that your
J. D. CRUMP. low on the great bulk of the offerings. favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention
There is now a fair demand for large and
Bayhill, Fla., July 2Jth'g6.To clear colored fruit in perfect order; such

show bow baseless is our corre commands fair prices, and more could be President. Cashier.

spondent's argument that the present sold to advantage than is now arriving Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.EXCHANGE. .
but the bulk of the has
great supply
low for farm due to
= prices produce are
been selling in range of 30@50c per bask-
the scarcity of money we will give et, with jnore at 30@40c than higher and
some statistics taken from reports of some small trash at 2025c. FLORIDA FRUIT E EAn

the Secretary of the Treasury and PEAKS; -Southern Le Conte pears have .
been in lighter supply this week. Some
published in the Washington Post of the have been in Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
receipts decidedly .
best advantage.AUTHORIZED CAPITAL, X300>000.
if almanac _
: !;>ad order-sunken nearly half way downin BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
Circulation the barrels-and for such any reason order. Write for price list and terms.
: Money per :
"J Years. Capita per Capita. able bids have been accepted. We Jiave -;OFFICERS ;- .
seen few recent receipts good enough to OEO. R.FAIRBANKS, President. C. F. A.B1ELBY Vice-President. -
1oW .......... ............ '14.06. '13.85 sales have been in ALBERT M. IV S Oen'l Mgr.and Treas. M. P. TURNER Secretary.
.1861.//.)............ 14.09 13.98 exceed $3; most. rangeof DIRECTORS-Geo. R..Fairbanks,Alachua Co.; E.G. Hill Bradford; Dr. E. E. Pratt.
: I$62..a..u...... 10.96 10'.23 150250. A few southern Kieffer Hillsboro Co.; John Fabyan Lake Co.Hy Crutcher,Orange Co.;Dr.D.O. Davies Nassau Co.; .
1863................. ...... 22023 17.S! have appeared and sold generally at J. D. Mead, Duval Co.; A. Brady Brevard Co.; F.. G. Sampson, Marion Co.; d V. Hillyer.
.1864 ..O.................. 20 72 19.67 Marion Co.; John M. Bryan, Osceola Co.; Holmes Erwin. Putnam Co.; M. 8.Moreman 8t.
1865................ ..... r..16 2O.S7 250300.& Nearby pears have been in Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, volusia Co.;J. C. Pelot, Manatee Co.
1866... ...........;.. ... ....27 18.99 moderate supply and quite firm. A few Address all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville,Fla. Steocilf,
1867/............. :::?i.:; ;20.U' J8.28 Jersey Bartlett of good size and reasonably with full packing and snipping instructions furnished on application _
1868..........."....... .. 18.39
color been to
.. JX.38 clear have placed
1869 1.:....4.: .."...... .f'.... 17.60 up
1870.... .....,............ 188.45 17.SO 3253.75 in round hoop barrels, but
.1871.-.1......... 18.75 18.JO we see some of small and 0
187tr.:::...............; 18.70 18.i9 fruit which holders very are glad to Genuine Pap r-Shell Pecans 50 cts a pound.
IR?J.........r....... .... IM.58 18.04 cloudy
'lb74...;.........!..1...: 18.83 18.13 sell at any reasonable bid. Clapp's Fav-
s 1875 ............:........ 18.16 17.16I8r6 orite are scarce and firm. Good lots of
j ; .,.:..............:... J7.52 16 12I877 Hathaime' and and other early
..... Bloodgood cow PEA: S
..... ......... : 16..6 Is.58J878. ,. ,
..................... 16.62 15.32 sorts n:;:3t; a fair demand as quoted,and
.' ..18'79\.................. 2J.S2 16:75 common.toOking pears are fairly salableat All varieties at lowest market prices.
1S0 24.04 19.41
1881................ .... 27.41 21.71 moderate prices.StrawberriesA.
' 1882 ,...................0. 28.20 22.37' .
1883...:.................. 30.60 32.91 Im-b.'s. Deilh willkeepChickenlC1eau,25c.apackage.
1884 .h............ .... 31.06 22.65 Big Thing on Ice. 1.1. INrRATIONAI. STOCK FOOD k< 1885.;:.. .................. 32.37 23.02 stock healthy and saves feed, Set:. per box. .
y1&6. ...................... 3L..50. 21.12 Under this heading the fertilizer firm
3 .... ................. 32.39 22.45 of Wilson & Toomer issue a leaflet which L. CAMERON, Seedsman, .
x'1888 ...................... 34.39 228S and seasonable advice
1889 ...................... 33' 22.52 contains some good Jaolzisozwille, F'lorlda.
,18co..................... 34 2.4 22.8J --
i8g. ....................1.. 34.31 23.41 1. The man who makes a barrel of I
, 18g2. ................... 36.21 I 24.44 out of strawberries gives close phoric acid which it supplies. Use no Bradley ficdjteld.. Eugene B. BW eld.
1893..u............. 34.70 23.85 money
1894.-...... 35.39 ,..28 personal attention, to details. Any hireling barnyard, cottonseed or other organic nitrogen ESTABLISHED 1871.
will cultivate the middle of the bed; manures unless they have been *
These figures represent the total cir the wise owner looks sharply after the well rotted a year, without "fire-ianging; REDFIELD & SON,

culating medium gold, silver and pa outside rows and corner plants.. Never so as to expel the surplus ammonia (ni- Commission MerchantsFruit .
and show that there is today rest satisfied as long as there a single va- trogen.) If you do you will recei ve from -
per cant bill in the field; find a plant some- your commission merchant the unwelcome -ABD-
nearly twice as much money per where and set it out. report "Received ip bad. order; soft
capita in circulation as there was at 2. Noonan Improved loud. Hoffmanand and dripping." Auctioneers

the beginning of the war. Lady Thompson are the lest van e- 7. Cultivate deeply and often when the ,

.In the total of silver eties in the order named.: The Thompson plants are small;more shallow and less 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa
1878 *supply is too soft for late shipments and too frequently aa they grow older. When

(coin and bullion) in the United States light colored suit some markets, but it the first blossoms, appear cover with either We handle at private all kinds sale(which of Fruits has and heretofore Vegetable been!,

was only 41.1 per cent of the gold, in ill[ a great yielder, and a thoroughly care- mulch of wire-grass hay and pull the our custom)or by the auction system' (recently
i 1896 it is 103.1 per cent. In 1878 Ful shipper! who strikes the right marketin plant through. added to our business)as you may desire.

the total amount of silver (coin and the nick of time will make big mon- 8. Apply fertilizer at least twice; bet- I '
ter four times. The last quarter of a ton
t silver certificates) in circulation was ey.3. Low damp; heavy soil, as flatwoods pays better than the first three quarters. SOWERS, BROTHER & 00.

only 60 per cent of the gold in 1896it or well drained hammock suits straw 9. Use "Strawberry Special"becausea. PITTSBURGH, PA.

was 90.3 per cent. Here again is berries best. They need a clay subsoil afoot It is made specially for this crop.b. Fruits and Produce
' a large increase. or two below the .surface, to retain It is made on a formula furnishedby
them successful Florida of tenyears' e1v..its. sen,to ear load loU andlm&Un
and ,
the waters of precipitation give a grower
idle of silver : quantiUea, U Product of the orcl1.a1'd.G.rdetu
It is to speak as being .
back during the spnngdrouth. A gentle experience.c. Dairy,Hennery and farm.'
."demonetized" when today silver dollars slope is desirable then the water tnckles All its ingredients are quickly soluble Bead for CM UtUa boot''Sunrwttons to Shlppm"lOrke
o are a legal tender to an unlimited slowly down along the clay bottom and ;they feed the strawberry in the win- Deport,8p ciU BcfcreBces,8&eaci1J,11O.,*U fr**.

6 amount; halves, quarters and dimes, rises to the surface by capillary attractionto ter and spring and not the crab grass the I nqulries and CoreIPondlnCllnvlted.: l
refresh and fructify the plants. Bed following summer.d. .
in sums ot $10; half-dimes and three up heavy land;. cultivate light land on a ..It gives the l best results.
cents, in sums of$5. The mints have level. The guaranteed analysis of the Straw-

simply ceased coining silver dollars for 4. The rows may be from eighteen totwentyf berry Special above mentioned is as follows i QUICK WORK

the present, that. is all the "demoneti. ur inches apart and the plants : Ammonia 2 to 4 per cent; phosphoric ,
zation" there is. from aft to sixteen inches in a TOW, acid, 7 to 9 per cent; equals bone In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables < '
according to the strength of the soil and phosphate of lime, 16 to 18 per cent;;sulphate shipped to us is our motto* Wi{ <
editor of this is also a GIVE GOODS SENT US BY *
The paper consequent size of plants. of potash 6 to 8 per cent; equals GROWERS <
producer and is interested in getting 5. Every plant should stand alone, so actual potash, 3J to 6 per cent. BUY OURS2[,vaS. They are protected C -.- ; ..
the best possible prices for his crops that the sun may: shine on all sides of it. Made from blood cotton seed meal, by our 40 years experience without defaultIng : : :

i but he does not favor the coining of The sun is low down in the winter and bone acid phosphate and potash salts. and a financial dollar. stability Enquire which. to our any standing bank or -- .'-:_=.- :.

silver dollars at least for early spring and it is the sun that heightens > 4 merchants having mercantile: reports sun_S .: ::-: -,, :
any more the color.] A brilliant, 'glossy red The Kokomo Fence Machine Co.;of verily-then try ns-WE BELIEVE OUIt- ',> -' V
some time to come. He would be berry is worth two dull, lightcoloredones. Kokomo, Ind., whose advertisement appears METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send -
name our quotations. Stencil ad
glad to accept silver dollars for his in this paper, makes a machine your cards free. Letters promptly acswtred.. -=-:' '_ _

' crops,if he could not get-checks from 6. An eminent grower has said,."Pot that is a wonder in its way, for makinga "-..'.
good commission houses, but he is ash paints the peach." The same is true Woven Wire Fence; it being automatic FRENCH & 00. .:
of the strawberry Potash gives the does away with the shifting lever -/
quite unable to see how the minting ruddy tint the sun touches it with that which. is so unhandy with other ma- 116 Warren St,, New York.

of any more of them at present would inimitable gloss; therefore use a fertilizer chines; and as they guarantee the ma- ESTABLISHED 1855.
t ." help him any unless he had better with a generous content of potash. Boneis chine in every respect, a farmer runs ho

crops and more of them. also important on account of the pb risk in buying one.




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WEATHER AND CROPS..I Clermont-The meteorological con Education ,,ofBODY
-- ditions during the week have finally
For the Week Ending Aug. 4th.Precipitation resulted favorably to vegetation, as a Crops

drouth of threes weeks duration terminated i, MIND I ,

j on:the 31St.-The heat has been 'MORA'LS.FREE
that characterized -
of rainfall
The excess remarkable for July in Florida.-Dr. like wheat and
rye, barley
a portion of ,the State last TUITION.
John B. Rosenberg.
week has been followed by an absence The oats, require a well balanced
DeFuniak Springs-No rain-for two :
of precipitation generally throughout -
very weeks. Extremely hot for past week. fertilizer and a well balanced
.-," the State, and as a consequencethere Florida -
Thermometer in the shade.J. -
98 to 100 -
is some complaint of drouth.
T. Stubbs. fertilizer is always rich in -
The week has been an exceptional Agricultural
one for haying and housing fodder. Ellaville-Crops not as good as

The only.rainfall over the State was common. Two thirds of a cotton College
scattered thunder showers which did crop, and about three-fourths of a Potash.Soils

corn Peas pindars sweet Is supported grants from the National .
great good in many places. The correspondent crop. po Government. All
tuition free to all students
.' at Eustis states that the tatoes and cane all good. Plenty of from Florida. Open to males and females.

rain there on the 31St ult., was worth fodder saved.-J. H. Lammons. board Women at board College with Hess families Hall in for town.$1000 Men per deficient in Potash

thousands of dollars'to that section, Eustis-Until Friday, 31St, yery month. A most healthy location. College
surgeon attends all .
= and like appreciative reports come hot and dry. Suffocating at times.A Military discipline under a graduate free of of charge.Welt cannot produce large crops of,

< "- from other sources. In Columbia great deal of extra good hay has cultural Point. ,Four Mechanical courses, of Latin instruction.Scientific-Agri and these cereals.

county on 3oth and 31St of July there been housed during the month, but Women's. Superior equipment in Labora ,

were falls of more than an inch. General the stand is light on account of dry iness tories..Course Gives giving degrees free of instruction B.8.and A.B.in Pen Bus All about fertilizers-how and when to k

: rains the current week would add weather. The rain of the 31st was Keeping,Business Law,Short apply them, and how much potash they
Hand,opens Writing and Telegrap y. Fall should contain-is told in our illustrated
- much vigor to growing crops. worth thousands)of dollars to this sec Term logues giving Monday Information,Oct.5th.1896.address For, cata- pamphlets. We will gladly send them free

CONDITION OF CROPS. tion.-H. W. OJ Margary. % 0. CLUTE, President, of cost to all farmers who will write for them.

II The heat during the week has been Frostproof Excellent weather for Lake City, Fla. GERMAN KALI WORKS, .

decidedly above the normal and in saving hay. 'Hottest so far this sea: MASTER'S SALE. 93 Nassau St.,New York.lorida. /

some instances has been injurious. son.-Fred. W. Porter. ,,, .
Notice is hereby given that under and by virtueof -
No rain for the week
!' This may be partially compensated for Huntinjjton- a final decree or sale made and entered by the
by the excellent conditions.which except a light shower on Friday.' Honorable R. M. Can,Judge of the Fourth Judicial -i .(
permitted Circuit of Florida in and for Doval '
_t. the saving of a large quantityof Crops not suffering.-Benj. N. Bradt. County, in Chancery,sitting on the first day of t ands -.. '
1' Jupiter-Good growing weather. Tune,A. D. 1896,tn certain cause therein pending -'" .
hay and fodder. Over the Southern wherein C. B. Hoyle is complainant and ""v.. .
section rice, peas and sugar cane Pineapple slips and suckers have a Thomas L. Allen, Ida Allen and Jane K. Porter Oranges ,..
are defendants I shall offer for sale and sell to
fair ,W. Cronk. J
are reported as doing well. In some start.-.J. the highest bidder for cash, at public ou'cry in '. .
of the western counties the hot sun Lake,City- This has been anothergood front pf the Court House door of said Laval orts .
County, in the of ,
city Jacksonville therein,on .
proved injurious to cotton, cane and week for saving fodder and the the first Monday in September, the same being
\has been saved in best conditionfor the 7th day of said month and a legal sales day nvestments
late corn-and copious rains would be crop between the legal hours of sal,the property described
timely. Pineapples and trees years. Farm work is about over In said final decree as follows:
orange : Lot one(i)in Block thirty-two ((32)), Riverside, .
are reported as doing nicely in Orange except potatoes.-W. B. Knight. in the city of Jacksonville,Dtml County.Florida. Developments
county portions of which received co Marianna-Very hot all the week. August 6th, 1896. STEPHEN E. POSTER,

pious showers. In Putnam county no Everyone pulling fodder. Wind and WALKER & STRIPLING Special Master. |Attractions

rain fell and crops are reported as suffering hail m the western partof the county Solicitors for Complainants. Addr tf,

damaged cane and cotton and late
Excepting the coast counties ;
where scattered showers fell, the corn very much.W. J. Watson. ffRRVS ,
weather was hot and dry over the McAlpin-Exceedingly hot during
week. Some wind and rain Good SEEDS' THE TROPICAL TRUNK.lINE,
j western' section of the State. Over '
deal of fodder saved. Cotton JACKSONVILLE.. FLORIDA.
district pin
\ this the shipment of pears has Perfect sells' grog .
about ceased with cotton opening and dars, peas and cane doing very well payb gcnlp8. ivriect+rlstareuotgrutattbytu.uie !
>tllh-( > worth for 10c.
some picking being done. Madison at present. Peaches nearly all gone; l8@vt'left \ i-
; log fo cluiiuIng reports the _cotton.crop as below they rotted badly.-W. B. Black. Pen-?'*Sped'*. laalrt'!'.-il 11$100 LIBRARY Tear J loea'it7
county.. them evwywhure.! Write t l-r to the memhen. get It"lIlck Ii
with McClenny-Excessively hot. Very 'LIBRARY A587
the average, corn not satis ., KwTrki.T.
FERRY'S !Af **
factory. Peas, pindars, sweet 'potatoes heavy rain in portions of the county
and cane are reported) as good. it is.feared will be unfavorable to cot. SEED ANNUAL .
for 1S9Q.' Brttnfo,! of valuabl
In Baker county, cotton is sheddingas ton. The crop in this vicinity is L information about ld'al"l.ot'W.! A .
the result of heavy rains during shedding badly as a result of heavy ebt..cmla. Free !>y wail. ..
D, M.FERRY & CO., yfj
rains a. short time since. Fodder
weeks. Cotton improved crop
"- previous Detroit, Ifl,h.
Suwannee also mostly saved. Potatoes; pindars.and
In cane
county, peas, .
well. ...
and potatoes. The peach crop was -peas doing -H. L. Reed. '-""

short: Myers":'The cry will soon be more counter fractions

The general crop conditions mat rain. Never had so little at this sea- Some farmers claim that State Fairs have

be summarized follows Cotton is son of year before. Nothing suffering IJIGH.TNING WELL degenerated into mere "Agricultural boss
as : AIR L trots," with attendant demoralizing Influ
late and below the average. While yet. Citrus family progressing ,vAO: INE MAGb1'YPtJMPS. ences. The P. W. W. F. Co. comes to the .

there are sections; where corn is poor nicely. :Mangoes ripe. Guavas be \ 1f .:.R.I CA_ ., E ._ _. rescue animals with, such a free as exhibition Deer, Elk\of Buffalo native wild etc.,

the general condition of the crop ismore !gin coming in. Vegetables all doing securely Send for enclosed particulars.with the only park fence.

satisfactory than cotton.\ Orange "ell.-Miss M. M. Gardner. PAGE.WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian,Kidu
proves have made a fine growth Ocala Rain of 31St was very acceptable it haying. Too hot to work. This ,

o. and pineapples have entirely recovered but more is wanted; the hot has been the most oppressive weather

from' the freeze of 1895.CORRESPONDENTS' sun absorbs a small quantity about as I ever saw in Florida; no breeze. All FENCE l I.

REMARKS. fast as it falls W. ll Jewett crops growing finely.W. Stiusoo I8c Per Rod d =

Orlando-Plenty of rain. Favorable Switzerland Very little rain and Is the cost of wire 50- '
Amelia-Past week has been hot weather. in. high. Can make
growing Pineapples intensely hot weather. Lots of fodder
and close. Potatoes and peas looking :50 rods per day with
doing finely. Orange trees ,
puttingon cured
some hay put up. a our automatic machine -
well C. H.
fine growth; 96 in the shade on Orange trees coming on very fast.- Circulars free

t Bradfordville-Hot and dry. Ther 30th.-Richards. W. C. Steele. KOrOYO FENCE MACHINE COs. K omo.l I d. ,_

mometer higher yesterday than I ever Pensacola-Very hot and dry until A. J. MITCHELL, 1TT

saw before., Showers passing every Saturday when we had a heavy thunder Observer. At the present rate of growth it will -

day, but much of the country too dry. shower. We are getting tomatoes, not be long before the orange trees in

About through shipping pears. Cot- cucumbers, apples and Irish potatoes this section will assume the size they
Capt. Rose of Riviera is
ton opening, and a few hands pick shipped from the north for home reportedas
having on exhibition some fine were when the freeze cut them back.
ing.-John market now. Figs are about gone.- ; There will not be of them to
Porto Rico pines last week, twenty of f so many ,
Bristol-Past week has been Thos. McMillan.
re- which weighed pounds. be sure, but that means a much high
markably hot and generally dry. Plant City-The rain dropped off a 209 er price for fruit, which will be far

Rain much needed in. places.-J. D. little with good proportion of sun this Fine crops have been made in.the: short of f the demand for years to come.

Alily. week; the farmers made good use of eastern portion of Alachua county..; j Orlando Reporter.

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And' RATES.-Twenty words, name and 'addrtss.
the. ladies- favorite one week,25 cents; three weeks SO cents Noth zing

Have TRTE&I3 T.tl\IE'S'TEMPER": : .Choice taken for less than 25 cenjs.
(' i ? F ...... More. than all the. rest. f!-{'- "v-' Advertisements for this,column MUST be pre
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{ If'f v" ; ?o'..) : : ''' Send no stamps larger than two cents. i-,
:. Pineapple Initials and figures count as one word.

,'? F Plants PH03NTX lot of Citrus trees that we have ever
'"', ;f ,-. -.- grown,and at prices that will suit you. We sell
:, I ,;! -:, list of wants and
"( '. "' '"' none but the )best. Send get '
: :i our prices. F. N. Horton, Proprietor, rafdenwn -
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TRAWBERRY PLANTS-I defy competi-

/ % Smooth Cayenne !II! Home Grown !n! well S matured tlon. 100,long ooo roots first-class, able to Noonan bear transplanting. plants,-

'. : Fla.. Write me for: terms Wm.Thede- 8-2-5 Lawtey.

Oonshin(Satsuma)and other orange -
trees, etc., guaranteeing arrival in good
*- condition. H. E. Amoore, Manager.

LOUISIANA) grass for lawns and permanent
P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO,. FLA. pastures. Sets, 1.50 per 1,000 by express; 35
cents per hundred,postage paid. W.H. POWERS,
Lawtey Fla.

It 13 built on a gold basis and is one of the Everlasting kind for"in union there is HOME GROWN OTRAWBERRY PLANTS-STANDARD VARieties "
i lobo. Pure, well-
$1.25 per
strength, also beauty of design and perfection of markmanship. -
j --- rooted; packed to carry fresh across continent.
There are a few other makes aa good,but None Better, they can't be made.. Raised; specially for Florida planting. Practical '
Ride a Oraolnajaolk: HAnd treatise on Berry Culture free to buyers. Cata
Pineapple Slips __. logue free to all. $:oo in prizes for largest berry.
pedal through life easy,it's the next thing to flying, so join the Bird Gang. O. W.Blacknall,Kittrell, N.C. 7-25-6

J. W.; INGRAM Agent Jacksonville Fla. and SuckersOf .
at isc. also Golden Queen,and Abbaka Pines,
the Following Varieties etc.,a limited supply of Boone's Early budwood.
a few hundred Orange and Grape Fruit trees
Midway reports that tobacco is ted about Rockledge and vicinity, budded last year, and the famous Free-stone

being housed at a rapid rate, and the and forms those beautiful evergreen IoI(!)Iit: SALE: fore Peen buying.-to Peach C.trees.A. Boone Write,Orlando me for, Fla.prices 7-25-6 be-

-crop is an unusually fine one, althougha hotel lawns. This grass may be obtained

few'crops of the early planting have by addressing J. Scofield at Co, ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN STRAWBERRY PLANTS. thousand.FOR SALE.A liberal 106,000 discount -

been totally destroyed by hail. The coa.-Halifax Journal: .' QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIPLEY for large orders a W. H. Kemp, Lawtey,

Owl Cigar Company is finding it Fla. 7-25-3
# Judge Syd L. Carter has purchased.the
troublesome to get hands sufficientto
haul the crop. They said that they Leybourne plantation,' three miles NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH. i IS THE TIME TO PLANT. CATLEYGuava .
old, cents each.
plants, two years 10
had only force enough to handle. one- west of Gainesville, and will establisha Apply to Tea plants,two years old, 10 cents each. Cam-
first class stock, farm. At first he 0. 0. phor trees, two years old,50 cents each. New-
half of the crop by working late into nan and Wilson strawberry plants $t.oo per
2= the night. will place twenty-five thorough bred Florida.Pineapple Company, thousand. T. K. Godbey. Waldo, Fla. 7-18-3
Jersey cows on the place which will .
Extensive Orto. .
preparations are being be divided byfence into small TWJHMAN'S CONDITION POWDERS wiU
made for handling the cotton crop of pasturesand HADDOCK & MATTHAMS, 1 make any animal eat. WiU keep chickens
planted with grain alternate
healthy. Sample package by mail 35 cents.
Marion county the first crop of any grazing. In this way the ground will West Palm Beach, flaKing Wm. G. Tilghman, Palatka, Fla. 7-11-10
'- in number of .
consequence a years. be well prepared for farming. H. E. .
Three will be erected and
gins operated SALE. 25 ACRE LE CONTE ,
Watts of Levyville will have of
charge John knows a man who has FOB
by different parties, and a number .- a Grove,trees set twelve years;right on
the farm. bushel of children, yet he does not the railroad. Five acaes of it in the corporate
from Savannah and elsewhere'
buyers limits of Monticello, Fla. Box 524 Jacksonville
take a single paper. What does be Fla.
will have representatives: In a letter to Home and Farm,
know? Nothing. What does ,his children
Ocala. The cotton crop of Marion Judge 0. T.. Stanford, of Arcadia, AND 'COUMON PINEAPPLE

county for-1896 is estimated at 3,000 writes: knowNothing.. He don't FANCY forty acres to select from. _Also
know when to pay his tax nor who to pineapple and lemon land on R. R. with beautiful -
bales, having a value of $150,000 to river front. James Holmes, Jensen, Fla.5303m.
"lam no land agent and have none pay it to. He will walk into townto
$:zoo )oo. '
to,sell. I own a grove that cost me pay 65 cents taxes, and knows no
:' What Captain Welsh's plans are for which I have BU.Q 0 0 D-lAFPA. HOMOSASSA, CEN-;
$8,000, been offered other way of doing it. He don't know ,Hart Tardiff,Mediterranean Sweet,

can only be conjectured. It is cer- $20,000 cash, but it is not for sale, for when to ship his plums, nor to whom. Old Vini Magnum Bonum,Maltese Blood Washington .
Navel, Nonpareil Maltese Oval
tain that every building here is being in three years the fruit on it will pay He usually gets them there in the Ribbed DuRois,Orange Lake and Eureka, Ge

overhauled and put in apple pie order.It 30 per cent on $20,000 and continueto glut, and the way he picks and packs Or noa 750,Lamb per and 100.Sicily DuRoi Lemons Blood,at Amonrs$s.oo per Blood 1,000,,

is strongly conjectured however increase for a l long time. I have them they would be a glut at any Pierce's Ruby. Parson Brown Dancy Tangerine,
that he is for the influx of Mandarin and Royal, Improved and Seedling-
been half
preparing living on the vegeta- time.-Palatka Times-Herald. Pomelos,and Mammoth Shaddock, are tt.00 per
settlers growing out of the special !. bles listed in the catalogues, be- too straight. W. K. Trimble, Braidentown,
Several large colonies will come Manatee County, Fla 7-18-tfNURSERY
Florida edition of Back-
"Looking sides peaches, watermelons, cante-

wards," 500,000 copies, for which the. loups, muskmelons, etc., for several here this fall Their agents have al. TREES-I WILL HAVE *>,eoo.

State ,is indebted to Captain Welsh. weeks. ready selected 12,000 acres of land to of the most popular varieties
be put under pineapple, lemon and for delivery this fall and winter. Send in your
One copy of'this issue, 40 pages, 4 orders now,and be sure to get what you want.
the Advocate from Coufte- vegetable cultivation. In addition to Prices and
columns, "half-tone" paper, will be Writing particulars on application. W. K.
Trimble,Braidentown, Manatee County, Fla
# '. 'mailed singly to every-member of the nay, our correspondent. says: Major this the real estate transfers in the 7-ll-tf:

*'Grand Army of the Republic.. Capt. -H.- J.- iimn's ostriches- -have an increase towns of the county have not been in-
HENUINE Nnnan, Built Cherokee, ColnmU -
Welsh will superintend the mailing. in the family, three young ones considerable, inasmuch as the sum- bia. Alabama, Michel's Early Stevens

It will ,require twenty people twenty having made their appearance at the mer season is generally not the and JULIUS Jefferson ScaneDatsecnLockBox4GrandBay Strawberry Plants, per 1,000, $t.oo.,

days to direct .and mail the edition, ostrich farm. The parents were so moneyed season.' As a matter of fact Ala.

fond of their baby birds that triedto Dade county lands are going, and at
which will be out October i, and i is:; PLANTS...'NOW IS
estimated,to cost 25000.Welshton eat them. They had to be sepa- good prices. These will all be in STRAWBERRY good runners. I have zoo,.
rated in of the cultivation by winter and the popula- 000 Alabama Newmans and 5000 Clouds
item in Marion Times. consequence attempted cheap for cash. G. W. JEXHINGS, Lawtey,
cannibalism of the old birds. Theyare tion will have !increased by at least five Florida. 3---4
The *St;; Lucie grass that is,being ,
hundred families.
little -Tropical Sun.
bright, cunning and
planted about this city is a native T:'ORSALEforcash.tlmeortiade.oraBgegroves,
grass growing along the banks of the are covered with" down.-Titusville. *: fruit and Umber lands E. &UVLKY, Keuka,
Flan : -16t
.. St. Lucre and upper St Johns rivers. Advocate. FOR SALE Two Leon county farms 480 acres 3-ii '
acres. Excellent for stock and
It resembles the Bermuda, but unlike Of the 3,000 Porto Rico pines shipped tobacco 390 growing. W.B. Clarksoa,Jacksonville.raising !I CITRUS NURSERY, TREES AND BUDWOOD
that it remains and G. C.Matthams for Fli. 8-24-tf Parson Brown. Stark' Seedless
grass green succu- by which he Jaffa, Tangerine King, Tardifi Grape Fruit
lent throughout the year, affording has received returns, the price received Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties,
IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres to yean set such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St. Michael,
excellent forage for horses, cattle and will net an average of 80 cents or more :50 in other fruit trees, etc. Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. J...
owls It is being extensively cultiva i apple.-Tropical Sun For sale at a sacrifice. Address"'K,"The Palms Duncan: ,Manager Milwaukee Groves and Nur
:per Lane Park,Lake County Fla. 4,27-910 series,Dunedin Fla. 8IHrJ


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$.-..The.- magiflcent Steamships of. this line are appointed to sail as
follows :

Pier 35, North IUver--5 P. M.
Kansas City..... ................................................ ................Thursday, uly 2
City of Augusta .... .... .................;.....,............. .....;.........Saturday, uly 4 o1 k
City of Birmingham.. ...... ....... .........:........... .............,..,;.. ... Tuesday, uly 7
Tallahassee, ........... .....- ............:.............:,...............,..........Thursday, nly 9 .
Kansas City.,........................................................ ..... .. Saturday uly iiuty -\ 4Co
City of Augusta ....4. ................. ..........:..., .... ....................... Tuesday u1YI4
City of Birmingham................ ..............:...... ... ....... .....Thursday, 16 .
Tallahassee .......... ............................e....... ... ................. Saturday July 18 .1
Kansas CIty.... ..........................:......-.........,:.....:.....! ...... ...... Tuesday,July 21 1 ,
City of Augusta ..................................? .. .............;.;:..,., ...... Thursday,July aj a-
City of Birmingham ...... .................... ;....... .... Saturday JulY2S .
Tallahassee ........:...' ..................................................n...:...Tuesday: uly 39
KantasCity ......*,...... .....i..................;.. ..........................Thursday July 30
G.M.SORRBI.L, Manager, New Pier No.35 North: River. -J

Lewis's, Wharf P. M. Finttt Cuisine'qnd Service No Transfer Between Jacksonville and ]fell} York.
Uhattahoochee.__.....'............ ...,...................... .......i... ....Thursday, 2
Gate City.. ...................... ........._................................... Thursday, JulY 9 The Fleet is composed. the following Handsome New Steel Steamers:
Chattahoechee.................. ................................................Thursday 16
Gate City..............................,.......................... ..............Thursday,July 23 "Comanclie" Propels "Cherokee Seminole -
Chattahoochee............... ..... ..................... ...... ................ThnrsdayJu1l30 (new), "Algonquin, ,
TI RICHARDSON'S& BARNARD Agents,Lewis's Wharf; .


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

City STEAMER of Macon: (freight only)......,................................................. Monday July 6 From JACKSOIYIILE, (calling at Charleston), ........M.....Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursday
City of Macon((freight only) ;............................... ...... .........Wednesday,July 15 Erom CHARLESTON S. C.,......................-....,.............Mondays,Wednesdays and Friday
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City of Macon: (freight only .. s.. Saturday July 25 For hours of sailing see"Clyde Line" Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily paperS
M. C. HAMMOND,Agent, 13 South Third Street.


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

c..yoC BirD1.gh.m..Tburlday, a, 9.ooP.m. City of Augusta.... Saturday,July i8, JO.oop.m For CBARLESjOM, S. C., ..........................-.................Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays
Tallahassee....... Saturday,] 4io.ajp.in. City of Birm'gh'm.. Tuesday, tiiyai, 3.00 p m. For JACKSOXVILLE FLA., (calling at Charleston)......:..........Mondays. Wednesdays and Fr days
Kansas City ....... Tuesday JUlY-7, 3.oop.m. Tallahassee........(Thursday, uly) a3, 6.oo: p.m. .
City of Augusta. Thursday, 9, 6.00p.m. Kansas City...... Saturday ttlyas 7.oo p.m.
City of Birm'gh'm.. Bat'day uly n, 6oop.m. City of Augusta.! .... Tuesday, uly 20, 6.00 p. m,
.- Tallahassee..."".... Tuesday,. nly 14, 8.00 p. m City of Bum'gh'm.Thursday,. u1y 30. 8.oop.m. CLYDE'S tJottf'ts tIVgt ltIf'tI;
Kansas City....... Thursday, nly 16, 9.oop.m. ST.


1 Central ((90 3Ierldtym) TJme-as below. Fla. and Intermediate
Jacksonville Palatka Sanford Enterprise ,
Gate City..... ......Friday July 3, 10.00 a. I Chattahoochee .......Friday,July 24, 6,00a.m. Landings the, St. Johns, River. ,
Chattahoochee .......Friday, July 10, 6.00 a.m.1 I Gate City... .. ...Friday,July 31,10.00.m. on
Gate City .............Friday, July 17, 10.00 a. | The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer: .

Central ((90 Meridian! ) Time. -as below.
City of Macon....... Friday,Jul 10, s.oop. CIty of Maconf. .... Thursday July 30, 9.30 a. m. It appointed to sail from Jacksonville, Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5.00 p.. ml,, and from. ,
City of Macon......Monday,July 20, 2 30 p.m.1 I) Sanford on Mondays, and Thursdays at 6.00 a. m.
Jacksonville,Florida SOUTHBOUND. NOR.THBOUND.
C.G.ANDERSON,AosiiT. J. P. BBCKWITH. G. P. &P. AGENT i. Read DennI. I 11 SCHEDULE Read Up.

Savannah,Ga. Pier 35, North River, New York. I.eave .........................JackIonvi11e............ ... ...... Arrive 3.3da.m. .
.. 3-3OP.m.B..45 m. ...................... .... palatka.,.................. ...... Leave 9.00p.m.
If p. m. .__................... .....Astor..,.......................... :: .oop.m
w 3.OQa.a m. __...._............. SL Franda......................... 2.30 p.m. .
W. A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS.' .........4030...... .. ................r......... Beresford ..........._.......... :e 1.30 p.an1.
Arrive 8.30 a..r.m. .............. ..... .... Sanford.........._........._ 9.ooa. m.
.. 9.251. m. .....,......,....... .... Enterprise................,. ...... ee 9oJOa.m,
WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO. ........... ..'.. .. ......................So.F1a.R.R. ....... i .oo a, m.

General Passenger and Tioket OfRoe, 204 West Bay Slt Jacksonville.

Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers A.J. COLE,Pas nger Agent, Bowling Green,New York. .
,New York. "
M. H. CLYDE Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bo'ingGreaa -
THEO. G. EGEK, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green,New York. .
Jr., Florida Passenger Agent,204 West Bay St.,i&c aanvilk. Fla.
.A V KfilT BAY .TM JA CKaOrVZrXXGWeHandl :. PLA..
> 'JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street,JackaoaTflle- ,Fla. -
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent,foot Hogan Street Jacksonville ITa

; Only the Best and Most Sellable Seeds.. A Oomplo Stock of WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen Agents, __. _

Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour Bran', Wheat, Grits, Meal, It South Delaware Avenue Phl elph1a. Bowline Green, New York.. .

Cotton Seed Meal, Both Bright and Dark. HEADQUARTERS FOR HIGH GRADE


Ii Tyged-Allen Co. NITRATE SODA, -

.1 Star Brand Fertilizers, MURIATE OF POTASH, .Q-Farmers and Truckers are requested to send for my price-list of Field sad Garden Seed

1,000 bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oats.75: cents per bushel; Alfalfa or Lucerne, 23 cents per
GUARANTIED ANALYSIS. SULPHATE POTASH pound; Rescue Grass,y cents per pound.

) Orange FEETILISEB Tree and Vegetable,. KAINIT- -Eio P. F. WILSON SEEDSMAN,

These Fertilizers hart no nrBertot Ia the market. ud I trial wW, ec: .nce.0ea4 .
for C&t&1 pt fret. .

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.: ,Cattle may be dishorned by ,the use The farmer of these closing years of '

} of caustic potash 'applied \to the first the 19th century, must be acquainted
: appearance of horns when'the calffisa.jfewweeks with books and newspapers or he gets THE 1'DAISY" .PLOW

; old, the horn and?skiriaround.it left. knowledge of soils, fertilizers,

... first being made perfectly. breeds of cattle, and swine and poul .1
r clean, or the horns removed by ,clippers try, the state of the market; etc are
when 2 to 2* inches long. essential to success. .

Oxide of iron paint mixed with .pure. There has been an evolution in the '
;: linseed'oil, makes the cheapest and demand of the markets for beef, pork An Implement That Every Gardener and Strawberry
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for barns. Should Have '
paint Grower
and ,
and poultry. Bigness age are no =
': Slips of tomato vines placed in the "'
more in demand but small, quickly;; .(!-' .:
haunts of ants will cause a rapid retreat :' 1 ,:
: beeves vand and 'quickly
hogs '
Renew the slips before getting grown matured'poultry are in .demand. The; .-.- ,::-"

dry until 1 tjie pests all cease to come.ThVciirculio large.. short born cattle breeds are : 1%:' '
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: was. more destructivethan -; "'" "
frosts stiHjiifFayqr; but a two-year old partly :
to the Georgia peach crop the ,,4; .1. .'
grornTsteeras preferable, and so '1fJ. .. s.
\,this. ,year. large.oIan4' China when half grownis -. .
One and a }half pounds of Paris considered the better pork and SI A : -
green !mixed with Ioo pounds oft :the
costs farmer much less per pound. ;-
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wheat bran and sufficiently dampened
II. E. Weed in Farm and Ranch '",-
'- to make dry mash and sown in '
fields infested' h cut worms is an' claims that a correspondent is 'wrong .'
.. effectual\ remedy, The above amount! itt. -jiffs statement that the .brooding .,. .-.,''-' .

4 2 t will cover |wo"'acres, and three or four season of the weevil is in the roasting : w

I applications l less in. a season should ear: alone, ,but that it has brooding "
= be made if the.wo 'ms'.return. seasons during the year. If the pa- : i '
The Year; Book..fdr 1895' should be rents are killed' by bisulphide of car- .

f. in the,hands, of 'every. (3.IJ1er" Sendto' bon the generation is cut off. Otherwise -
V -I.i."J'" : yojir; Senator, (pr: the: Agricultural l; the children and ,grandchildrento j.Jj;
't :;(', ,' ''Department Washington for It.'J' thesixth generation; devour -J-: tJ J@I

\: 'i' ,'.:German carp,considered a few years the grain. \ < ,
': ,', ago sucb an accession to.our l lakes Circumvent drouth by earth u1ch- .,:: ,

I and risers: have a flesh of so poor ing. It is possible to grow a crop of
qualityvttiat! ourstreamswould be bet corn with no rain from the time it is ,The best Tool for intensive culture ; saves the expenses of a horse,

.". ter;,without them. They destroy more; above the ground, by light, shallow 'lf fit does the work j just how and where you want it done.

f' valuable fish.f stirring .of the, soil. ( '. :'i: ,:-: : ''. ., .." ,'.$
E ,Painting, the hen roosts with grease f ;The kicking propensities of the I Thousands of acrps'of Track and Strawberries are cultivated entirely by hard.

.'. *, ns said tof be the most effective remedy ;nt depend much, upon the disposition This !little plow has been perfected with special reference to Florida use Ladd.
w "''f or::chicken lice' or other: i insect vermin of its dam. _. with th assistance and suggestions of Florida growers. : 0" '.'

'i,'". ,, 'jfre: painting should, be done ,"Living at home," mother words
in the day time as the hen ,i is practically -
growing what you eat and ,what your Four PointSHand Wrench ,
free from vermin when' :she )a : Go WithEacti Plow.
stock.eats is becoming more,the rule;
;4, comes''to the roost, and they cannotreactf I of.the Southern farmer. .' *; ., .
her t hough\ the grease. :' .
If you have'not made provision for : Drouth has prevailed during the: Given with this paper to our subscribers. for one year for $5.00 f.. o. b. at our
Store-room. '. ,
most-of the growing season in ;
abundant fodder is : crop
an crop it not yet
too]late'to secure one:; 1 by sowing;. cow Texas this year. Hence the necessitybf FARMER and FRUIT GROWER,

Fens of D ggarwe d. TKe'( NorQief growing\ (odder\xops,'that cant' yet ,., .. 1.' : : ,,fJ"AOKSONVILLE"FLA... ,
States are beginning to* learn their be.sown. Corn, sorghum, millet, peas .o J. Gu." rrK. Asr'. ? !' '

val te. -;", .. ', ., I' and beggar weed. In,six weeks they B., SpeciaUow' rates given for Pony, Clipper and Hammock Plows in con.
,will.. mature a fodder crop nectiontrth, he paper. Write for terms.
An English chemist j points but the --- ------- ------ us

fact that, m every 10 gallons of urine, When the temperature falls sud .. .... s
there will be found as much, nitrogen denly there a storm forming southof .At"4t'f-.l'UA..h ; '<1 .I ( : J'n -1 Z -

as is contained in seven pounds nitrate you. When the temperature rises ,
of soda, 34 pounds of bone meal, ,or suddenly there is a storm north of -1- ?

of white turnips. This you. The wind always blows from a
712 pounds Goon "Nigge itfg"' the;:Corn off the Cob Blistering Hands and
puts'm;comprehensive way the loss region of fair weather toward.a region your
that-occurs. when liquid manure. is per where a storm is forming. Wearing the Skin off? Buy a"CYCLONE"

mitted drain or soak away. Have In hard times a well managed farmaffords ,
the stable well supplied with muck or the best opportunity for a person CORN, SHELLER..
other absorbent to retain this most of limited means to provide '
costly of all,fertilizers. t comfortable home for a family. ,
Don't be caught by paying your Nitrate of soda and cotton-seed 4 fJ J t c

good money f any patented processes mealwill give the deSired combination -

preserving fruit, milk, meat, etc. of mineral and organic nitrogenat .. ..'\ 11 b i'?,It Is fully warranted against breaking or" getting
-f. .
Keep in mind that the great need least cost. r "'," a p-otororderb7an1fairusare. i 4- -
J %/it takes less to do the
same amount bf
power >
of Southern farms is humus. The Insects attack weaker firSt.
a plants work than any other machine of its she ever
muck, stable manure, vegetable products A good cow earns more than. ) poor e made..
s There is DO time lost after you are through
of all kinds in the soil are de- horse. R -- shelling by picking the cobs out of the shelled
posits that ) i interest. linseed meal and corn, as the machine takes the com all off the
.pay large: :: Cotton; or sweet.
cob,drops the corn in the box or basket, takes
To put money in circulation do not skim-milk: is good calf feed. the cob on around and throws it off at the; back.
keep it in your pocket if it is owing to Oats cut green and properly curedare By a little practice with it you can easily shell
one bushel of ears In about minutes or less
your neighbor. A payment of a debt more valuable than timothy hay.A The shelter is small but it RJn t do the work of
may liquidate a dozen other debts and party in New York city wishes to many larger machine.

the money get back to you before the exchange a recipe for keeping eggs The spring and can can be be loosened adjusted when to any net in teatlcn use,that required
close of the;week. that shall./not cost more than a cent a avoiding: any chance of sgivtngOat. "
superb hog feed for .and A sheller wrench accompanies. every mad e.
any age dozen for 4 cases or 120 dozens oi r -

almost any condition, is corn, wheat egg. JU is surmised that if -you: The manufacturer of this machine is ratedin the Commercial Agencies at $125,009 gad U
and oats of equal parts, coarsely chopped signed the agreement he would tell personally known to the Editor to\>e a responsible nan.. The _

and fed any way the hogs like it you to put them in, strong brine and CYCLONE: CORN SHELLERis
cooked or raw, soaked or dry; but you would simply lose a year's' workof
not a worthless claptrap affair,but has genuine merit.
better drf. fifteen or twenty hens. Think Retail price$3-oo. Gfren with the paper one year for f4.oa or as a premium lor:three new
pTielength of the pedigree does not twice before you pay money :for any subscribers at fi.oo each. Address all orders to -

matter much as lets qUality. AND FRUIT GROWER
-. great, .secre .Southern Ruralist. FARMER ,
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