Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00092
 Material Information
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 15, 1896
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00092
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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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Orange and other Citrus trees are extensively(and successfully)planted' ..

NOW READY FOR JUNE PLANTING.We w t .,:-.. .during the "rainy season"ofsummer. .

have a limited supply of fine budded orange,trees tt year old on? sour I ORANGE TREES: FOR SUMMER PLANTING *;
old budded low). jOl our nuVry stock hayingbeen .
and trifoliate. tock, 3 years ( [ -: *- il '" .
banked last winter. Trees are now in thrifty condition. ? ;; Satsuma oranre.trees,on Trifoliata stocks. Duds, -years,branched stocks{ ,

,Following varieties guaranteed true to name: ;4-years; X.to H J Joshes caljper.. (Also Satsumas on Sweet orange stock,same age
. KED. SWEET, SANFORD LATE lED, NAVEL, The foregoing are a fine lot(as fine as any we ever grew),and we are offering
JAYF" UOMOSASS8A.SATSUMA DART'S them,for summer planting only,at! very Jow prices. 1 I''

.-A limited? number of,the famous Pineapple orange at$1.00 each. ,> I THIS IS THiONE; ; OPPORTUNITY OF gptf YEAR TO GET v .

Can furnish Budwood of all the above named varieties except Pineapple employed ertne ate!.75-.
cents I .oo 1000 prepaid. Order now and save lime No agents : .
per ; $ per Write for prices, stating .
Write for paces etc. Address, : ;
Interlachen, Fla.i. .

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.offering; a fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for season of'95 and'!including a limited supplyjol. rr. .. "


s Mediterranean Sweet Bessie.Tangerine; lnel
Bonnm CQmmis.sion\1ey.chants
Also Fruit Tardifls Magnum
Grape to stakes. AU on SOur'stocks. Grocers
common Orange Sanford'Sicily Lemon" and Vil1a Franca. Lemon"* Crown an :
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Pineapples Eerly Vegetables of all Kinds. I" ( '" :
Oranges, Lemons, PRICE-LISTAFWHISK'i 3. : ..f"i'
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No. 20 West Front Street' MANONGAHKLA RYB........ ...........$200 CABINET BOU' ':i1 ;.,........_. ..3OQ .:.e-
ORANGE VAU.BY.-, .i; ;. ....... a oo J.MARTINRYE ..... .............. .. oo .t .,
< SPRING VAUKY....."..".."..".....'f..;....... 250 VIRGINIA GLAD' ....,..'f.................... 4 3.bQ .'....'r'
Cataloguf BALTIMORE CORN..............,.......... 200 OLDBOURB N." .;............ ..... .5Ji Y. '
: CLIFTON. CLUB....:......... ..*:.....,.. 300 50 OLD BABR....: ................*.t:. 500 .
MONTROSE VltL KYa........;__-.. 600
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for 1896 will be ready for distribution August isth. This will 1: money order,check or registered letter., : We'cannot ship C t). D. Remit:v with order. ; ,-' -

be sent to all of our.customers or to any one who may apply,. f: A complete price-list...ofGroccrlet tlF}, ,-*-w. ndWJtie. .. List,sent(CLARKS lion :JfiZ. '
\JOHN SON. & CO. .
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Seeds specially selected and grbwn for use in the .S uth- .." are strictly in line this season with the finest stock of PJU&' and Onjamcntal- Trees Roses& 3. i'&
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Camellias etc. Flg in large Supply '"' : '.;
H. G. HASTINGS & CO., SEEDSMEN, Stock of Highest grade. Prices Right': Will dormant-bud Orang. nd Plupis; .at very low

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CAPITAL 100000. Is the cost of wire50in. _
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THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL. BANK, f 50 oar rods automatic per.day with ma r Comp p1t;

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Collcctlotio end General. .
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ances, business and responsibility warrant.. i hr 4 i newly It contains issued and everything revised Geo. s. Hacker &"Son,

SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES TO RENT FROM! $5.00 t t j. needed and by the plant-lover.Horticulturist Manufacturer*of

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Greenhouse, Largest Purchase our maW 'bicb we, guarantee*.
n,, collection toeele&fcom ,a"nd save
DIREO'X'Oa ft superior to any sold{Sputh .thereof
John Anderson ... Chas. Marvin i in the Scmth.BEASCIE8 money. -. : ,.. .
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.. .- ,:.s::. 'f'. THE FLORIDA TFARIMER AND .FRUIT:GROWER (Florida,Dispatch) was established twenty-seven.'yeats ago for the purpose of
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., 'who live on' the farm and practice what they preach. '

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,' THE FLO'RIDAFARMERAND.: FRUIT GROWER has,a trained corps of regular and occasional correspondents, chiefly representingt'
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the'brightest body of producers in the world, the.Florida orange-growers. _
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,, ., --I-, THE FLORIDA'. FARMER r AND FRUIT-GROWER, stands as the champion.. of conservative. American soil-culture. ,. opposed to the

credit- and crop-lien. systems; opposed- to the single-crop idea for the average f rmer. 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 ..

J V 4 THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER, while not an "organ" for anyone except. its readers and its.owners, is JBe stead-

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

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

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

IT PAYS TO SUBSCRIBE to the.Florida Farmer and Fruit-Grower. Every attentive reader will gain by some. one hint in the course of
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a..year many times the cost subscription. / '. V ..3 ., '*--- ,
a IT PAYS TO ADVERTISE in the Florida Farmer and Fruit-Grower.: No. man who desires to do business..withBe; successful soil tillers

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Grove Orchard.The Besides producing leaves wood and I lie has at once a young tree on hand, and in quality it combines juicinesswith

. .' ruit, a fruit tree has io resist, as stated I and by his own growth, of a kind he a sprightly sub-acid flavor and a

..J. before, sudden changes of weather; its !. knows to be good, and the fruit of delightful aroma. However mature a

Clean Culture I Delusion. more sensitive to its influence than which is always salable in hisr market, Kieffer pear may be, it is never good

brest trees, and it seems that the rav- to plant in the vacant space; and these when first picked from the tree.

Leaves and branches during the dry ages of all kinds of insects are much I young trees, while still standing in I
The weight of the Kieffer is
and hot the soil under pear
season kept should have all
more severe on them-and these pests nursery rows, by
from 12 to zoounceswhen it receives'
them in a porous, moist and refreshing increase from good supply of the best
apparently year to yearn means; a very proper cultivation, but when allowedto
condition. Sudden changes of the numbers and varieties. A fruit tree, stable manure. They never should be
become overloaded starved the
weather, from ,cold to hot and from but assisted make or ,
on. account of weakness by reason of stunted to a good .
tree produces small hard fruit of
hot 'cold could have much effect poor
to not overproduction of fruit or the severe growth of wood and branches-The -
flavor. A family can have fresh
on the trees, for we noticed in going pears
pruning especially if large and in full Telegraph.
for four months by picking the ripest
from the orchard into the woods a
bearing, is subject to attacks of fungus.
about first
sudden change-a pretty good breezewas In Praise of the Kieffer Pear. specimens September ,
certain will
The tree, to a extent, resist -
keeping them.in a warm room,
blowing and the tops of the trees all these ailments or, repair sus- The Kieffer pear, a seedling of' the.. they will be ready for use in a weekor
swayed gently, moved by the wind. tained damages much quick and easierif China Sand pear, supposed to have Continue
ten days. to pick some
In addition to that uniform tempera. in a well fed condition than if suffering been crossed with the Bartlett) is rap- week until the middle of Octo
the every
I ture and moist and refreshing condition for want; of nourishment. It is, idly becoming the most popular pear, ber. The last picking should be put
of the top of the soil, it was. for i
," in a cool room, where the pears !l
more than a foot deep composed of ." :' .. 7'
nothing but a black earthscientistscall keep until Christmas and later.-'Vil-. -

it humus-consisting entirely of j "p" liam, F. Higgins in Horticulture.' .

and : i -. ;: "' :. -T.!:""' tL: 'f"Pf.Ci,7J1I, .
matters particles
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of soil which the winds had carried \ .
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there and This ; "' '"-Ol1j11'.1 i. 1
dropped. "
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ble matter or humus is that large quantity J : Yo:"' .!'';>J -. .
of leaves and branches which the .o. j ?'"'4t :_t.' {,c;:. ."--'" tF- .. !'iJ...://J. The agricultural editor of the Mobile

trees let fall every autumn, and those .. :(.It'-! : "r'r;1"{,.i"l';. ."-1-jt.:...Ii'T".r.- ....._ r"I'.!.. ,,-.' ;Jii Register paid a brief visit to the'
under the tree had <'" <- ii:<: -c .. Mr.\ Pierce. The walk
remaining directly ,.,'..,,.,...., ':;o' 1'I' -'. ( home ot Jud
gone to decay and made that new soil. ...,'""1( ".)< '1' ,.r...:., ,:.'::''}?:,."'.'rtJ.oto ri .: ,,.m'" r' !" !:i' seems to have wearied him and he
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any, ,..., )..}....'!c.?,"., ..":',. 'i". '. ..I.". = \ Y : only a scanty report
i drive them away. They stayed and :: ";>.1a.:.. ': .u.( 1 j'i(["d. 'j; r..{ \' ".:.,'Y L, ; saw. The following items are of some
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rotted there and returned to \' \ l' r-. ,01: -.w. .' "F---000-"" "< /K. ; -l!" interest :
the soil again which the tree would 17f,J .. '. \ \' s ;;
v ti } Mr. Pierce is from that goodly
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need the coming year to manufacturea j I, "I '. fI ifA '
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new growth of wood and leaves- //I % 1..! I' 111. 1\. '\.\. :1i1i1. Reserve and came to Mobile five
more than leaves a large'pile of dry IIjI'r I i II \ (\ After mature examinationhe
branches had dropped off the trees; )t"L? .. T'' I'' \ \ years ago.
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thirty acres right
these also were rotting there, and the r,!... .. .... ,@ 'I<:1 ....' .... l.-;1t:
: ._ & / J-ft. 'lit pine woods, of which the hill sur-
elements contained in them would :: .t
go f- .
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in the soil and the trees could .. ft t'':. :t .? ; i1J: I
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and shrubs the result of
are long-con ,
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tinued culture and'science. The ma- fJ; ,,"" :; A l\:\; i" grapes
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1' .j r.Jrff-i' dot the slope to the north and north
oak the chestnut have VDr 'A'tt [' l '::: :
ple, or even i ;
;-,: rd east. He has shipped a large quantityof
little edible matter surroundingthe 11 f J k'
II; 1 peaches, mainly the Elberta one of
seed while al f Ji d
germinating proper, = r ( ,t
the Louisville
fruit has a large amount of matter independent ...... .N / Ii' ::1- .'"; .' ', !!11'i1. ;f.'," "\.111'' ,10..: J} ,
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of the seed surrounding it. l T "
p ( 1 that which attends the
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To what enormous size a well grown 1.' ,r:) 'f ,5t.j.t r '. -. sale of good fruit put on the market in

Alexander apple may be brought and I 11! ,VJ: I ..,/t fI .. an attractive shape.
how few and small seeds it contains. !J \!k& ""'"" '' i
, The apple trees in an orchard are most- :l. .r. ;.l .. M. The soil is that fine yellow sand,

ly thirty feet apart. Little protection !' 1",..1t: -- .-- .<,.1 .' similar in every way to the famous

could one receive from the other, and ,,'ri'l'It, 1 ''tT'ffiPJI' peach orchards of Georgia, only not -

each is fully exposed to the burningrays I :., I. possessing that dark color which

of the sun in summer and the sud-- "' :..... arises-from long cultivation. _

den cold winds and changes in winter. ""'-- We found Mr. Pierce a straightforward

The soil under it was not covered by The Grower's Friend. unpretending man, used to _

leaves, the wind had driven them intoa hard work and knowing what he does

fence corner to give nourishment to therefore, the first duty of a fruit grower ever grown in the Southern States. by experience that most faithful of -

'weeds and briars-it had formed a to see that his trees receive their Every year furnishes additional evidence teachers. He is a contributor to

crust and was as hard as stone. The proper share of rations. of its great value for the Southern several horticultural publications,,and

rain in summer instead of penetratingthe Looking at the small pile of stable States, and its real merits are only he writes just as he talks, tersely '' !rd

soil, the surface of which slopingto manure which had been made duringthe beginning to be understood by the to the point. He has promised to

the northwest, would quickly runoff last six months, I perceived the general public. contribute to this department. ...
and make the ground still harder, impossibility to put any of it in the The quality of the fruit has been

if it were possible so that dew would orchard under bearing trees. A fruit greatly underestimated by many. Asa After partaking of as many luscious

evaporate and the melting snow van- growerexcept branches out into dai- fall pear, there is no variety as yet grapes as seemed good, and which

ish without giving the roots of the tree rying, if near a city or creamery wherehe disseminated which has given such were peculiarly refreshing after the

any benefit wh tever. No dead branches can dispose of his milk, can keep profitable returns and as a market long, hot walk, we took our leave,

were on the tree; all those not per- but little stock beside a cow or two for fruit it commands good prices always thinking as we resumed our sandy

fectly sound, not needed, or not in his family use, and the working horses, when shipped in proper condition. march to. the cars that good, solid

symmetry with others had been removed andmoreover, ,almost every fruit grower When handled as most people handle hard work and the pmey woods soil

by saw and knife, and had all has a small nursery of apple, pearor pears, it is not fit for eating raw, but were a great fruit growing ,combina- .

been picked up and. put on the wood cherry seedlings to be grafted or when allowed to hang on the tree tion. When we have more practical

pile, so that no rubbish would remain budded at leisure time with scions from until fully matured, then picked ;and men who are willing to work this

under the tree. Also from that source the best tree in the orchard, so that if ripened slowly in a cool, dark room. combination, then will this be a model

the tree could get nothing to feed upon.., I by some cause he should lose. some trees there are few pears more attractive,. fruit raising section.

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Coming into the Stale since the freeze, and finding that the Condition of the Farmers demands that manufacturers should be content with
moderate profits, we are offering ,our High Grade Bone Fertilizers at Six to Seveu Dollars per Jon less than our Northern Competitors, and in every:.case our
guarantees of grade ate higher. Our Goods are made from the purest and best materials and cannot be sold at the prices.at which some local dealers .are
vending goods made from cheaper sources, but results considered, ours will be found cheapest in the end. Agricultural chemicals,embracing Ammoniates,
Potash, Bone, Cotton Seed Meal, etc.,. supplied at market rates.
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Jacksonville, Fla.
;: We refer to. the Commissioners of Agriculture of Pennsylvania;Ohio,; Maryland, the Virginias, the Carolinas,.Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, etc.",
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Pinery.Edited that he upholds the Abbaka pineapple must send to New.York for these simple .
in all its magnificence. AlthoughI things. Is it our merchants' faultor
by J. B. Beach,West PalmBeach.Fla. have always made a specialty of the. the fruit growers', or the middle Sumatra. Tobacco Moodie.-- Reply. to Mr.
Smooth Cayenne and prefer it to any men's, or is this such a poor and uncertain Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
other I know the Abbaka be firm market that it does .
The Egyptian Queen. to a not pay to
It with regret I find myself com
,This year's experience with the fan- fruit and it is well worth cultivating, ship pines, etc., here? I am used to pelled to reply to Mr. Moodie who _
the low of the the New York markets and it "riles"me ,
pines confirms me in estimate especially ,
) cy my in a letter on the.above subject which
;:'" of the desirability of the old favorite, .plants.I to be,told by the dealers here that appeared in your issue of August ist,
\., the Egyptian Queen. When the,new notice also that :Mr. Price has not the season is over for pines, etc., has pretended to reply to a letter from
sorts, Cayennes, Abbakkas, Ripleys, forgotten his experience with foreign when I can get carloads of them at myself published in your issue-of July ,
etc., came into notice many went wild plants although it was several years New York.I 4th.
.."' over them and l lost their faith in the ago. As I' imported largely at- the know positively that amongst the I will here first observe that Mr.
: good qualities of this old (friend It time with very unsatisfactory results I places mentioned about 150 to 225 M. required three weeks to compose
... is true that it has several disadvantageswhich can readily agree with, him that I pines a day could be sold at from 30C his brilliant effort.of the first instant
prevent it from being consideredan would rather pay twice as much for a to 45c per pine. Would not this pay? j just enough time to allow your busy
ideal pine, yet so have all in.culti- home grown plant. My experiencehas Trusting to hear from you in regardto readers to mislay the 4th of July issue.
;. vation. It has'a tendency to producea been that if the foreign plant lives this matter, I am. my dear sir, I notice this particularly for his: fee-
great many suckers, which are so at all it requires twice the time to Yours truly, ble response. of August first is not
high and tender that they often fall fruit that a home grown plant does.C. very 4'broken.English: ," but simply a series
over and ruin their fruit, and this has S. VAN HOUTEN, C. A. BRANT, of garbled, quotations. Perhaps a
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so disgusted.some with them that they Mbdelo: Park Pinery. stronger description would be more
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have discarded them entirely. Then --
Orlando, Fla. appropriate.I .
too, they are not as large, as some of ...- Pineapple slips and suckers are a should have imagined a man of
the other sorts, and this fact is also More Pines.Wanted. little later than usual this season ow. Mr. {.supposed standing and,repu-
against them. But they have certain ing to the lateness of the crop, the tion would have felt it incumbent on '
and Fruit-Grower
Editor Farmer
qualities which make them a profitable : best growing time for the slip being him to have retained a shred at
pine; the most prominent one they Will you kindly inform me by return after the fruit is gathered. But theyare least of his character for veracity, even
share with the Porto Rico; they are mail, if possible, why there are in an unusually fine condition if his prestige (built-up on ,what 1)) as
always among the first to ripen; theyare no pineapples to be had in this market owing to the absence of the red a Florida tobacco "specialist" is so
really earlier in their main crop at present: nor has there been any'. spider, of which there are only a few fast fading.away.
'; than the common red, and their beautiful for the last two weeks. I am quite indications since the freeze. Growers I do not like taking up your valuable -
..' appearance always sells them positive that there are plenty yet in think with care and vigilance the space by freely quoting whole
.. readily,and prevents them frorn\being your part of the world, but when I pest can hereafter be_ easily subdued. paragraphs from Air. M.'s long and
confounded by the consumer with the ask any of the dealers here for pines I' -Ankona item in Florida Star. rather tedious effusion, but as a matter *
common sort, as is the case with so am told that the season is over. ----...- of justice to myself and I may addas
many ol the fancy varieties. In most I Now, as you may know, this is a! Fruit has never been so plentiful as a convenience too to those of your
;1 markets it is necessary (for a Cayenne city of nearly 300,000 people, and yet it is this season. Plums,.peaches and numerous,readers who take an inter-
or Abbakka to be quite large, or they we are told by your agents here,that pears have been and are rotting on the est,, in the Florida tobacco outlook
will be taken for the sort and there are not pines to be had in
common : any ground. The growers have been ex- (the dimensions of which no man can
'- no notice taken of their superior excel- all Florida. Now we.have at least six perimenting in shipping them,North, predict) I may just suggest, Mr. Editor
lence in selling on the open market. hotels that I know have tried every but, as they are only working for the that you wil: kindly republish.the
The Queen is unsupassed for prolific way to get pines, and about one hundred railroads and commission men, they two letters side by side.
and certain fruiting,and if the suckersdo and fifty saloons. At this clubI ceased gathering them. Captain Mc- I say again that Mr. Moodie has
fall over it will pay to stake the ap- use about eight a day in our bar, David, of. Fellowship, who has hundreds for his own ends deliberately falsified
ples, and to replant the fallen suckers. and I can use at least twice as many. of, bushels them has erectedan what I wrote on the 4th, and I leave
This year they brought from fifteen to Of course the hotels use a great many old-fashioned South Carolina cider' your readers to judge the correctness
thirty cents each in the early market, more than I do. press and is. making cider of them, of.this assertion. I will briefly say
;_ and nearly all the crop was sold while Now we have to send either to which he will allow to ferment and that the full statements ascribed to me
these prices held. New York or Chicago in order to get turn into vinegar. Marion county, by Mr. M. are not mine but his, viz:
JOHN B. BEACH. any. It is the same way with limes. with its surplus of fruit, should not I. That "a buyer for a large leaf
-{ I Not a dealer keeps lime, and all the buy a quart !of f vinegar except what is house must be a far better expert than
',. Some.Valuable Experience. hotels and the best bars, as well as made of fruit at home. Captain Mc- Mr. Moodie's new fad."
Kdttor Farmer and Fruit! -Grower: the clubs have to send to New. York David has a pear tree that bore fifty 2. That "he means by my 'new
:1 was much interested, a..letter for limes also.Ijrustyou. bushels. The cider made from. pearsis tad that the genuine Sumatra seed has .
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since '?I, and that to perfectionin COAST pine torches I heard sundry 'notes of
the massive rotten lime stone of preparation It was a rare chance
Florida, as he says :samples of Sumatra that brought a guest to that lonely
shown in your office were not L Plant System Lands, Lake Bailer Villa Lands, Disston Co.'s Lank dwelling and its kind inmates were' '

'censured' by the chief of experts, Stf- intent on making us comfortable.
nor Piloto, a Cuban, who of course is Flo 'J H t C Knight's Bonding, Tampa, Fla. Lulled by the cheerful signs of savory
; supposed to 'know it all,' simply be. fluR omes e eaU I ompany[ Empire Building, Orlando Fla. odors, I cast myself in an armchairand
cause he hails from Cuba." dozed until at length a gentle

and Now your, Mr.readers Editor to, say I appeal whether,to sucha you .R-_|eap-J1 its, E(Hup flumes j IB But Firmiiig. and Jest Fruit\ eetion.The the hand table.and musical,- voice invited me'to

distortion of what I did write in your "The repast was abundant, excel

issue of July 4th, is not simply -contemptible Florida Homestead'Company offers unequaled opportunities for the purchase of cheap lent and scrupulously neat. But'
homes, in Florida. '- dish in
every was composed part of
and considering its full intent 4t hag lands in every county of the State and is prepared to furnish just such properties as
potatoes: fried potatoes and baked
may be desired. po-
we might well a stronger
It magnificent bargains in farming fruit vegetable,timber and stock lands. tatoes boiled bacon and potatoes
term. These lands can be bought very cheaply,-at prices ranging from$I.SO to Jio.oo an acre. ; ;
For a few hundred dollars a comfortable home,with a farm of a hundred acres can be bought roast beef and potatoes; wild turkey
If my letter was too 'difficult for in the best-fruit and farming section of the United Staces. hash and minced fowl
Prof. Hoodie little Florida offers a comfortable living and independence to small farmers who will settle on small potatoes; a
to understand
any places and grow fruits and vegetables for home and Northern markets. stuffed with potatoes; potato forced
Lake City school boy could have Tendered Our early fruit vegetables command high price in all markets. '
fruit additional and of meat in balls, and potato biscuit as
Surplus and vegetables could be canned,thus affording an sure source
it for him'Briefly. .
revenue. The coffee which
9 light as
:- i. My letter of the 4th The climate of Florida is delightful at all seasons and it is absolutely healthful.The sponge. '
ten-petalure is about 45 for the winter and 85 for summer was strong and well flavored was
ult., did not say or lead one to infer The situation of the State and and its wonderful resources destine it to be one of the most made of toasted and of
flourishing portions of the world. ; potatoes, one .
that any Sumatra was ever sent to Now is the Hire to come when land is cheap and when the State is entering upon' a new the girls drew from the cupboard in
your office by me. 2. It does not men- period of progress of prosperity.For .
information, literature, price lists of lands, etc. write to the corner a rich potato pie. In about
tion Senor Piloto's name even in con- an hour afterwards a charming little

nection with Sumatra tobacco. FLORIDA HOMESTEAD COMPANY girl brought me a pitcher Qf sparkling
As regards Mr. Moodie's courteous
beer, and rather archly intimated that:-.
sneer at Cuban methods (of which he BOX 117, ORLANDO, FLORIDA. there was some fine potatoes roastingin .
apparently knows absolutely nothing), the ashes, if I felt like eating one. =
would gently remind him that even .
At ii o'clock, having told all the
if occasionally out-of-date are appropriateness or the reverse, as applied Ttttteketf
ways fai1tnep& news of the last six months, I "turnedin.
,seen in certain parts of the island, so to a renovator or fertilizer of a -

too will he have observed in Florida soil intended to grow a plant which "The little chamber was the perfec -

equally ancient practices, e., g., the must have lime. The Useful Sweet Potato. tion of neatness. The floor was sprin

cane mill as usually set up in the His remarks upon the advantages of By your permission I would like to kled with white sand. A small mir
South. Possibly Mr. Moodie is unaware "purely silicious (sandy) soil"
may present to your readers one of a series ror hung on the wall under which was
that some' of the finest machinery also be referred to the same article for letters, written by Col. ]. 'F..H. suspended a sort of napkin worked all
in the-world has of recent years been an answer when geologically consid- Claiborne, one of Mississippi's dis- over and tastily fringed. Above it

sent to Cuba, some of the importers ered.From tinguished sons,to the New Orleans was a rosary of bird eggs of every
being Cubans up to the times. the tobacco point of view particularly Picayune, in July, 1849: color, and over the windows and
There are-Cubans and Cubans, just as regards that "gloss" Mr. "After my rencontre with the pinned along the white curtains of
'as many types come under the United Moodie is so fond of, I would advise wolves and arrival at the farm house, the bed were wreaths of flowers, now

States grand old flag, and the eagle him to take a "few points" from his in answer to an eager shout" a female withered, but retaining their variegated
does not need to be made to screechfor predecessor at the college, Mr.-Somme voice bade me 'lightI walked in, hues. An old oaken chest, .
the protection of a man who has a 1an. whom Mr. Moodie himself drenched and dripping, and found highly polished and waxed, stood in '

weak case. once described to me as a "very fine myself at the homestead of a widow the corner, and over it a range of
But whether antiquated or not, the expert, one of the finest in Florida. with four daughters and three sons; shelves with quilts, comforts and cov

average U. S. citizen will not fail to The conclusion of Mr. Moodie's delightful had lived there many years, their near erlids of many colors, the work of the-
grasp another of the facts Mr.Moodieso essay is worthy of its com- est neighbor being twelve miles off. industrious household. The pillowcases I

carefully avoids, viz: that these mencement. All I can say is, he She owned a large stock of cattle, were bordered with network,
same Cubans and their methods have makes an abominable charge, doubt- and the three boys (as the mother and the sheets white as the untrod

for many long years quite distancedall less utterly ..untrue, but if true why called her sons, who were tall enoughfor s oBut the bed itself, though .
rivals in the production of a per- did :Mr. M. leave Florida folks to buy Prussian grenadiers)), were, then elastic and pleasant, was made of po
fect cigar. United States Tobacco Journal seed ? absent with a drove. Finding myself tato vines !
Sumatra tobacco leaf is only. fit for L. Q. KERMODE. welcome I stripped my horse and led Either from fatigue or my late supper -

wrappers and therefore it cannot be Gulf Hammock. him to a stable near by. I rested badly. The nightmare
placed on the same level, as by itself "The trough was filled with pota- brooded over me. I dreamed,that I
it' is worthless for cigar purposes. Both of our esteemed correspondents toes and the rack of hay made of the had turned into a big potato, and

Where, may I ask, in the world's are :rapidly departing from the vines cut when green, and dried. My somebody was digging me up! I felt
of 'Sumatra tobacco
markets, would Mr. Moodie's praise subject to engagein horse eat them with great relish. On them scraping the dirt from my skin,
sell a cigar? This being so surely the a personal, controversy, which we this farm, as most of the others in the plunge me into cold water, and then
I American eagle may be allowed to will not permit in our columns.W. same district, a few acres are cow- the sensation of roasting and peeling.

rest until in this particular field at .1 penned, and planted in corn for Perspiring, struggling, I clutched the
least it can take a stronger flight and D."Wilson, city tax collector, had bread; an acre or two in rice; but the bed, and finally leaped up, gasping
command more able professors.In his tax sale on Monday. He sold only main crop is sweet potatoes. Some for breath, with an armful of the potato
this connection I feel it only two pieces of property, on which the nations boast of their palm tree which. vines, on which I had been sleep

proper to mention that the very slight taxes were only$7.10. Where is therea supplies food, oil, light, fuel, shelter ing twisted around me.
acquaintance I can boast with Senor city with, an assessed valuation of and clothing, but it will be seen that "In the morning, owing to the
Piloto and his friends showed themto over eight hundred thousand dollars we have in the potato a staple articlenot drenching of the previous day, I had
be courteous, self-contained men. that can make a better showing as regards inferior to it. It thrives on soils fever and sore throat The kind old
Not one word of censure upon so-call the collection of taxes?-Floridlan. too thin to produce anything else and lady insisted on my remaining in bed,

ed Florida tobacco methods was uti with little culture; it fertilizes the spot and she immediately bound aroundmy
tered by them and Mr. Moodie's name -_ St where it grows. For forage it is excellent neck a mashed potato hot from .
lever even passed our lips, nor has it There were probably-eight hundredor Mulch cows and hogs eat it the ashes, moistened with vinegar,

since been mentioned to them by me more people in Plant City last Monday greedily, the,butter and lard thus produced and gave me a fowl of tea made of

in writing or otherwise.As and in all that crowd not an arrest being richer arid more solid dried potato vines. These applications
regards the picturesque description was made, a drunken man to be than from any other food. An acre acted like a charm, and with a
of the North Carolina, Kentuckyand found or a fight indulged in. It wasa will yield from 300 to 500 bushels. few simples from the woods, are all

Virginia geological formations, a good-natured, orderly crowd, drink- Whiskey, syrup, vinegar, starch and the medicinal agents used in that part
lineCrom Prof. Coxe, of Albion, as to ing soda water and pure, cool pump yeast are extracted from the potato; it of the country. They have no con .
its correctness would be acceptable. A water when dry, and liberally patron- supplies some of the most delicious ception of a physician such as we sc e
short while back in the Jacksonville izing the ice cream stand kept by the dishes for the dessert, and its farinaceous here, riding day and night, keeping
Citizen, Prof Coxe used up in fine ladies of the Baptist Church. Where properties make almost equal to half a dozen horses, following the
style Mr., M.'s other fad, the title ,of could you find a more moral town than bread. Supper was somewhat slow, pestilence to enrich science with its

his fertilizer, "Intense Humus," and its Plant City-Courier.: but in an adjoining house lit up by spoils, attending the poor from chats __


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"'. ,i ity, accumulating fortune from the turbance in the circulation; this is accompanied of Florida. The increment of fertil CUT WORMS.

.. infirmities of the human family, and by the missing heart ity that the humble clover brings in
not unfrequently dying in the effort. beat and sighing respiration etc. i its trail is anchored down in the soil, methods for Their Destruction.

_ The mistress of the cottage had never i Further, "The heart is compelled by and cannot be removed, or else it is According to Dr. Riley one of the
,'_known a fever, old as she was. Her its irregular action to do more than its transformed into better stock, horses, best ways to destroy cut worms. is to .
blooming daughters looked incredu- normal work." "The natural result is cows, swine and sheep, and becomesa place poisoned cabbage or other.leaves
lous when I described the ravagesof that( like in exercise of other muscles, part of the endowment of the farm. around over the field a week or ten

disease in other places, and certain it enlarges and we have hypertrophy. The orange draws on all elements, days before planting. The leaves are

it is, none of them had ever before ; ("The enlargement of a part of the water, air, and bought fertilizer, and poisoned by dipping them in a water
seen any one the worse for riding six body from excess of nourishment. transmutes them into the golden fruit, : solution of Paris green or London

,.,.hours in_ wet clothes. When I took Webster.) This stage is accompaniedwith the finest in the world, we must admit purple. They should be renewed
'l leave of the hospitable family, it was the forceful heartthrob, often ; but the fruit is nevertheless ship every three or four days. These poisoned .
.in vain that I offered them compensa-' audible to the subject himself. Thereis ped away, and nothing is left but a leaves serve as a bait to the larvae ,
tion. They welcomed me to every. irregularity-loss of an occasional depleted soil.The clover asks no and many are thus killed. The
> thing and I set out with my pockets heartbeat, and sometimes pronounced bought fertilizer. It has that mysterious use of these baits may be continued
filled with biscuit, jerked beef and palpitation with occasional shortness of I power given by nature to the leg- after the crop has been planted by .
>': potato chips, steeped in boiling syrup breath." But there are in this article' ume family to draw fertility from the i placing them between the rows. In

and then dried in the sun, delicious as others every way as striking as the air lock it up. in its roots and foliage, the use of these. baits care should be
the finest crystalized fruits of France. above. and, by the processes of decay, impart 1 taken that they are not eaten -by.stock.-

In my saddle bags I found two bottlesof But, Mr. Editor, this leads to the it to the soil, making it richer Another good form of bait is made

that sparkling beer, far more like inquiry, How about the fruit of the than it was before. The orange tree by mixing bran and Paris green in the .
genuine champagne than much that. I egg plant? Of the two, contrastingstems does nothing but take away. Beggar proportion of one quart of bran to
is sold with flash brands and labels at leaves and fruit, I should pro- weed needs nothing but a chance to one teaspoonful of Paris green. This
certain places not a thousand miles nounce the egg plant and its fruit live and grow. It repays the favor can be distributed promiscuously
r:off.-Texas Farm and Ranch. much more likely of the two to show not only with a direct donation of valuable throughout the field. .
o a up poison. And I am now excited forage, but with an indirect do-
Another effective of
Poison of the Tomato. enough on this subject to ask our Experiment nation, none the less valuable, of a way reducing
their number is make vertical hole
to a
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. Station at Lake City,or some permanent improvement of the landon
in the the about
: I have read and reread. an article other capable chemist, to publish for which it is permitted to grow. ground near plants afoot
the of
under the caption, "Tomato Heart," the instruction of your readers the We are not so ungrateful to the or- 'I broom deep stick.by The use a sharpened the

,,' in the copy of August ist, with no qualities of the egg plant. I have always ange as to kick it simply because it is of worms upon to
approach light crawling
little interest. believed that it was poison. Will
down-for the time- being. The or- hide will enter these pits and be unable -
.. Whether the symptoms were guessed you please encourage a response. I ange is the imperial product of Flori to crawl out again. Boards mightbe
at (which} is not supposable) which are Weather driest for more than twenty ida, the fruit that has made Florida placed around in the field betweenthe
given in this article as the result of summers in my experience,and a littlein famous all over the world ; but the rows of vegetables and frequently

-,/, poisoning to some tomato users, a excess of heat. S. W. CARSON. l lowly< beggarweed, we fully believe, is examined. The worms hiding be..
,< goodly number were so characteristic Frostproof, Fla., Aug. 10, 1896. destined, nevertheless to become the neath these should be killed. Birds
..R- .of my own that I called the attention sheet anchor of successful Florida soil and barnyard fowls destroy great

., of my wife and a nuumber of othersto Florida Clover the Soil Bullder-.Can culture. We have more than once numbers of these cutworms in the

the article, and it was read again Be Sown Up to August 15th. this season given practical directions early morning search for food and
;- ;'. and commented on by quite a number for sowing the seed and harvesting the should be encouraged. Some speciesof

-:, ',, ,.being entirely new to most of the A plant that will not only furnish a crop. Suffice! to say here that. seed cutworms are known to even climb
liberal l of forage but also at the
yield week -
r "' .: Fifty years ago I had not tasted a I same time, enrich the soil, may justly in August will not be.. too late.Florida tender buds.-Bulletin 34, March,
., .' tomato, being then sixteen years old. be regarded as one of the greatest Citizen 1896, Florida Ex. Station. -
far boons that nature could bestow. Sucha
Half a century ago everybody, as Let Florida farmer who is
I know Them plant is the Florida clover (desde- every
'f as ,regarded as poisonousand APPLYING TOBACCO) DUST.
assured of of
not a plentiful supply
not fit for anything to eat. I monium molle), which goes under the
of fodder make provision by still sowing Tobacco dust is a most excellent ,
know this in in mean popular designation beggar-
was so our locality
'North :Mississippi. weed. We regard this humble plantas this invaluable fodder and fertilizer I insecticide, and, as 'often stated, we

:, Well, in this article, the writer hit capable of being made worth more crop.-Southern Ruralist. _use it freely and with most satisfactoryeffect
,% it Florida than all of the for many of our insect enemies.For .
," on so many of the symptoms that to orange crop
'excited my curiosity on the effects of ever was pr will be again. The orangeis Some of the farmers have already some of these, for instance, the

poisoning by the use of the tomato. an insatiable feeder on purchased commenced to gather.hay. The crop yellow cucumber beetle, it proves .,
: For instance, he says: ,"Rapidly following fertilizer. It is the most greedy of all this year will be an enormous one. fully effective only when used in
these phenomena pertaining to fruit trees. The money that it earns Many farmers will put the hayup in large doses. A mere sprinkling may -

the digestive tract, there, follows dis-. for.its owner is very often spent ,put bales and sell it -Gainesville. Sun. help to keep bugs off when they are .

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good many of them, and only a the state of nature. -From a wild bird motion on the opposite side carried 80DYMIND .

few cucumber hills, we have to weighing three pounds has been bred away the feathers on that wing. -

almost hide the plants from view by the lordly Light Brahma, weighingten The chicken was then laid on Gur- ,.

covering them with the dust, in orderto pounds or more. From the primitive ner's right leg,and Gurner,both hands MORALS.

put them on an absolute safe foot jungle hen, which laid thirty eggs moving like piano keys operated by a FREE TUITION. -

ing. Usually a good handful in a year,has descended the Leghorn, rapid player, literally struck off the

thrown among the plants.in a hill, so not much larger, but with a capacityto feathers on the upper side. It was immediately The

that .the ground will be well covered, produce two hundred eegs in a tossed over to the left leg

proves efficient in keeping'the plants year, under circumstances favorableto and similar treatment followed on its Florida .

from harm. Softer-bodied enemies the largest possible production. other side. The chicken was then

such as caterpillars and some maggots, i In the case of the Brahma the improvement placed between the operator's legs anda Agricultural

are very sensitive to the tobacco dust is most marked in the increase clawing movement of the hands fol-

treatment, and by a mere sprinklingor in weight, and in the case of lowed. When this ceased the chickenwas College

dusting we can clear bushes and the Leghorn the! improvement is in absolutely picked clean.-Texas Is supported by grants from'the National
Neither of Government. All tuition free to all students
the production of Farm and Ranch.
short eggs.
from them within a
plants very from Florida. Open to males and females.
time in fact, "while we wait"-T. \these varieties of fowls will eat very Women board with families In town. Men
much than the original but Selecting Eggs for Hatching. board at College Mess Hall for |1000 per
Greiner in Farm and Fireside. ? more type, month. A most healthy location. College
the returns in meat or eggs are in- A serious mistake is also made in surgeon attends all students free of charge.
Military under
discipline a graduate of Welt
creased enormously.The selecting fowls for breeding purposes Point. Four courses of instruction-vlort-. !
cultural, Mechanical, Latin and
difference between the common Scientific
Poultry.Edited and in selecting eggs for hatching. On Womtn'a. Superior equipment in Labora
bard-yard fowls that are found all over farms the custom is to select tories. GIvea 1egrees of B.S.and A. B. Bus-
--------r.--- .._------"--------------------- and the best of many iness Course giving free instruction in Pen-
Fla. the country types eggs for hatching during the spring manship, Book Keeping,Business Law,Short
by 8. S.DeLANOT. Apopto. those of pure breeds may not be quiteso months when all of the fowlsare Hand, Type Writing and Telegraphy. Fall
Term ,Oct.
opens Monday 5th.1896. For catalogues
Vigor in Molting.here marked as in the cases I have cited, laying. No matter how poor a I giving full Information address' .
but the difference in favor of the pure 0. CLUTE, President,
time in the layer a hen may be, the chances are Lake City, Fla.
is perhaps, no
breeds is to makeit
quite large enough
that most of the eggs will be produced
of the fowl that indicates
an object to breed the best that cane the and MASTER'S SALE
during spring early summer
so well as the molting period.
} found, and let the old unprofitable months. A hen that has laid Notice is hereby given that under and by virtue
Fowls that molt in a short time and dwindle until many of a final decree of sale made and entered by the
this mongrels away no more eggs during the winter months is quite Honorable R. M. Call,Judge of the Fourth Judicial -
hardly stop laying during period, of them can be found about the poul fewer Circuit of Florida in and for Duval
as a rule, have strong, vigorous constitution and of the likely to produce eggs duringthe County,in Chancery,sitting on the first day of
try yards homes country. spring and early summer months June,A. D.1896,in certain cause therein pending
and if properly fed give a National Stockman and Farmer. wherein C. E. Hovle is complainant
large yearly record. On the other than one that commenced to lay on Thomas L. Allen, Ida Allen and Jane J?. Porterare
t the of weather. Sprmgtime defendants,I shall offer for sale and sell to
hand, those that are a long time molt- Champion Fowl Picker. approach warm the highest bidder for cash, at public outcry in
and is nature's season for egg production. front of the Court House door of said Duval
ing have not the vigor strengthto Here is account of the feats of
an County, in the city of Jacksonville therein, on
digest and assimilate food enoughto Frank VV. Gurner of Eastport L. I. All fowls that produce any con- the first Monday in September, the same being
,. siderable number of during the the nth day of said month and a legal sales day,
number of eggs
produce the requisite who claims the title of "champion between the legal hours of sale,the property de-
If it is to select fowls year are likely to be laying at this scribed in said final decree as follows:
of the world. He is
necessary chicken
eggs. picker time. It is therefore plain that when- Lot one(1)( )in Block thirty-two ((32)), Riverside,
sometime during the year other than willing to bet $5,000 that he has a in the city of Jacksonville,Duval County Florida.
indicationof ever eggs are selected in .the spring August 6th,1856. STEPHEN B. FOSTER,
the molting period, some right to the title, and his record is one Special Master
time from flock of mixed hens composed
their is shown a WALKER & STRIPLING
egg-producing power chicken picked clean in five seconds.
of some good layers and some Solicitors for Complainants.
their conformation. In
in general This extraordinary performance Gur-
f selecting a hen for egg production her ner has, repeatedly accomplished, and poor ones, a larger per cent of eggs
will be obtained from the layers
form will give some indication of in all the contests in which he has poor

value. A long, deep-bodied fowl is taken part has distanced his competitors than at almost any other season'of the 1kiiwelibegunIsbafrdone.
A serious mistake is therefore
to be chosen rather than one with a to such an extent that it was almost -] year.
short whose underline is not made in breeding largely from the
body, painful to witness their puny ef .
fowls. Whenever it is Begin
unlike a half circle. A strong, hearty, forts. unprofitable well by getting Ferrj's Seeds.
fowl has possible, fowls that are known for the Don't let chance determine
vigorous usually a long body, Some time ago Gurner thought he I your but plant Ferry'sSeeds.
a deep chest, with a long and quite I had a rival worthy of his metal in John great I number of eggs they have pro- crop. Known and sold
duced during the should be selected evervw here.
straight underline. Other things of Fire Island who had year
Daly, a great Before you plant,get
While it
for the
being, equal, the larger bodied fowls ;reputation as an expert in this line. A : breeding pen Ferry's Seed Annual .
will be almost impossible and cer-
of the breeds are to be preferred.It C for 1890.
egg friendly I contest was proposed. Daly Contains more practical
in the of
is a rule that fowls bred for egg :in an evil moment accepted. tainly impracticable, majority information for farmers
I and gardeners than many high
individual records of
production are larger bodied thanI The chickens were produced and I cases to keep priced text books. Mailed free. _

those bred for fancy points. When- Daly went to work. Gurner did not egg production, yet a selection may be D.14 F1RIiT: fU., DITftOlT,Witt. ,>; yr -
made that will enable the breeder to
constitution form .
ever vigor and an hand but watched his
move a opponent
his flock greatly-U. S.
important pan in the selection of fowls .
the size of the fowlsis Farmers' Bulletin, No. 41.
for breeding, When his opponent was half through
.. .
invariably increased.-U. S. Farm Gurner doused his fowl in scalding water -
G. Jibbs( who lives
ers' Bulletin. tossed it in the air, rubbed it after George one
mile north of Tallahassee this season
i ,
method and before
his own peculiar .
Pure Bred Fowls.It 'the astounded Daly knew what had shipped two hundred barrels of pears e
and his net returns were $1.
it is rather late the chicken handed to SO per
would seem that happened was
barrel. Mr. Gibbs that those BRASS BAND .
ask bure bred the judges without as much as a pin- i says -
in the day to why poul who get their pears to market in proper Instrument,Drum.Unfformsgqnip.
is better than "ordinary chickens," feather on it. menu for B&nduDd Drum Corp.toWed a
try condition are never heard to com- prices net quoted. Fine Catalo,,400
but that is just the sort of a questionthat The Greenport champion fared even about returns.Tallahasseean Inatract'nsforAmatanrBanda.
plain Music A
comes to me. worse, and after a ridiculously one- LYON *MEALY,
The only excuse for a question of sided match Gurner offered to pick Mr. A. B. Prevatt, of Seville, has .Aduu BC u4 WibMk Amu,CUof*>I3.

this sort is that the. one who asks it four chickens to the Greenporter's one, just finished shipment of about 150 -

has just had his attention attracted to but even with this handicap the offer barrels of LeConte pears. They were The South Florida Foundry and

the poultry business, and is beginningto was refused.In sent to New York, Philadelphia, Boston Machine Company have nearly completed -

think that he may possibly give the presence of a New York and Baltimore. He also shipped twelve of J. Doig's patent cot

some time to it if he can be convinced World reporter Gurner equaled his record about 200 crates of Niagara grapes to ton gins and have commenced on the

that it is 'a good thing, and in the time of five seconds, and then offered different points. Prices on both pears second dozen. We were also shownan

vernacular of the day, needs "pushing to pick one 'slowly"! in twelve and grapes have been satisfactory.- order of iron work that was readyfor

along." Pure bred poultry is better seconds to show how it was done. Florida Philosopher. shipment for the Braidentown.

than mongrels for the very reason thata This is what happened: Gurner Geo. Giles, who is interested in-establishing opera house-pillars, balcony railing

Shorthorn cow or Hereford bullockor plunged the fowl into scalding water, the ginnery at Marti City,, and brackets-equal to any manufactured

Berkshire hog is better than scrub seized it and threw it into the air, has returned from a business trip I in larger cities. This company

stock. It has been carefully bred for caught it as it came down with one North, meeting with much encouragement is equal to any emergency in their line,

the purpose of making it more profit hand around each W1n With light- in his venture.' He also has in and the people of southern Floridaare

able, by giving it a capacity to return ning.like rapidity the right hand then cultivation 102 acres of cotton, which patronizing them.-Orlando Re-

more for,the food and care given it shot out carrying away all the feathers promises well-Ocala Banner. porter.Li .







Y State News. Our Rural Home.

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'..- -'l The shipments of vegetables from A Trip on the Banana River. Talking ,

: the little station of Winter Garden,near For Our Rural Home.

Oakland, for the present season aggregate On July 8th, the Spartan started
; about ten thousand crates from, Eau Gallie on her regular tri Bicycles
r- and netted to the shippers living thereabouts weekly schedule at 7 a. m. up the Banana
about $10,000 in cash. Pretty River with the six mail bags for

good? for hard'times.-Orlando Star. the different post offices on the route. "':, ,,-p;;,':. .' .
The Tallahasseean mentions .a The first post-office called at is Tropic, : .
Leon county grower who was so served on the Banana river side of : ;
pleased with the money returns froma tf errits Island ,on :Monday, Wednesday ., ,- :
few peach trees only sixteen months and Friday. There is no dock ; :,... _." 1- '
from the bud, that be has budded. here yet but as there is good water to .: r. -x 4 -- : : : :
2,200 trees to be planted. within 100 feet of the shore it is not ", ."'- .: .. :! '. 'f3ter '. ,
so bad. .The post-master and children '..' '" ,
:Mr. Goldsmith H. Williams with meet the row boat that takes their :. < '

nine orange packers left for Jamaicalast pouch in and give one in return. IT'S QUALITY THAT AIDS THEM>TO __
Saturday August i. They went Here the shore is rocky and nearly ,
.. via Baltimore, sailing from that port covered with verdure and dotted with TALK FOR THEMSELVES
for the West Indies. The? will pack many fine bunches of Spanish bayonet .
and ship the oranges from -Messrs. in full bloom. On we go to the IT'S, THE SCIENCE SHOWN THAT
: Hubbard &. Williams' leased ,grove I next post office landing, which is Atlantic 'r .
and Mr* Williams does not expect to on the peninsula. Here the *':r :, *, AIDS THE QUALITY. .
return until January or later.-Crescent mail carrier is waiting on the bulkheadas i' j js
g .
City Philosopher.Mr. .
pre-arranged, as the post-office:; is
Henry Curtis has spent several about one mile from the landing.
.. 'days in our midst this week looking This bulkhead is ahead of some othersas
;after the tobacco interests. He is much it has a full grown sign board. In
pleased with the success which has at- about a half hour's run'we are at Oce.

tended the efforts of our people to growi anus P. 0. dock, when good water. s, ,
j i!- He informs us that the tobacco Today Mr. Ebersold kindly brings his .,. ,
grown by H. \V. Coleman and W. H. mail bag out a few yards to meet the '.: '. .
Collins in is to '. 4 -, >
particular, equal any boat. An extension of dock and a : : 1'
he has seen growing this year. He be- storehouse is talked of being added ---L',.. ,', .
'lieves that the experimental stage is soon. Here is Cocoa Beach-the P. ;t '
.. .- now past, and that with the results and 0. is Oceanus-one of the finest on "3615_ days ahead of them a1I." .

experience of this year our people can the coast and the last of that hard, .
"- make this one of the most reliable and smooth sand like Daytona and Or-. Art Catalogue i cents in Stamps.
profitable of our industries. The pole mond. Here are about twenty cotta-
tobacco, both of the Dade City Tobacco ges, mostly owned by members of the
Company and H. W. Coleman, is Cocoa Beach Association. They have KEATING WHEEL HOLYOKE, MASS.

extra fine and of excellent quality,and been well filled this summer. by differ.
it will bring good prices. The yield ent members of the Association and ,
has.been! above the average, the gradeis friends. The writer has been told .

of a high character, and the outlook there is a lot reserved for a hotel, the postmaster, we made a pleasantvisit after a pleasant trip which we hope to
f is promising. Pres. Duval made no signs of which are small at present, as there are so many interesting repeat In the near
mistake in selecting :Mr. Curtis for the but board can be obtained from some things to be seen. Among them are future.J.. NESBITT -
responsible. position he now fills.- of the residents. This beach is the pigeons, ring doves, German hare and > 4 '
Pasco County Democrat. most accessible now for the Rockledgeand (fruits and flowers too numerous to For Mothers.For .

After some delay the South Florida Titusville parties as a portage mention.At Our Rural Home.
foundry has succeeded in turning outa across the Island at Lotus where the the Burnham House we found The long Floridian summer is very
first class gin superior to anythingin steamer meets them and lands them Mr. and Mrs. Burns and family en. trying to the babies who suffer much
the market or in use. Mr. Sperry and lands at Cocoa Beach about 9 a. joying the best of 'health, while their from chafing, teething rashes, baby
: the energetic secretary and treasurerof m. tri-weekly, giving them until 4:30p. stock down to the cats are prospering. eczema, etc. Watch their bibs and
the company, informs us that theyare m. for bathing, etc. Accommodation here can be had for napkins, changing: them as soon as
unable to keep up with their Or- Up the broad river we speed along eight persons wishing to make the trip they are wet to avoid harsh rubbing
ders for this gin. It is Finding great I pear the island shore for ten miles to over to Canaveral light house. against their tender skin.
favor wherever it goes... On yesterdaysix I Artesia, P. 0. Here the water is very : Don't overburden them with cloth
'of these gins were shipped and orders shoal so have to send tnail into officein I A day or so can be very pleasantly ing; after the first few weeks they do
in the off the
are far ahead of the ability to fill small boat. The making of a dockis spent vicinity. Fishing not need any more than you.
is of the favorite
them. This Doig gin is arranged so here talked of. This is the resi-- ocean pier one pas- A comfortable baby is a good baby,
times then walk of mile
that either long or short staple cotton dence of Col. Hogan a pensioner of a a or so up unless he is ill.
the beach the site of the old light
can be ginned with it. It is of the the American army. He has a fine to It is fortunate for the wee folks that
,; kind known as a "roller" gin as dis orange grove that escaped the freeze house can be enjoyed by shell and sea- tight binds and bindings have gone. .
weed collectors. A climb to the ..
tinguished from a saw: gin. It will and from which be supplied the Hotel top out of fashion, for they never would ...,
not do as much work in the same Indian River at Rocklege the season of the tower repays one for the excur- keep in place, but were generally foundin -
sion the view of the and
time as "saw" but it will do much of the freeze. Many colonies of bees by country a mass of wrinkles under the arm- -=
better work so that the cotton from are to be seen here from which he ocean; then the light itself is very in pits, making great red welts-in the -
the Doig gin 'sells for a higher price. ships barrels of strained honey. teresting. The ocean dock or pier tender flesh.
built for the of
And the cost of this gin is about $120as Owing to shoal water we have to was purpose landing The baby reform dress has every-
material for the it being
compared with about $400 for the take a circuitous course into Canaveral iron. present tower, thing to recommend it, comfort, sim-
saw gin, so that by using, say, two of ) dock four miles ,away and had a of plicity, and what the little one likes
these gins at a less cost than one of rough sea and squall. Went into the The light house inspector, Capt. best, quick dressing.
the saw gins, as much or more cotton city dock all 0. K. and took on a Ackly, made his first visit on; the 9th, Only the purest soap should be used
can be ginned and a much better couple of passengers for Melbourne.Left and found everything in good order as upon little babies. Packer's tar soap

quality secured bringing a better the writer and went on to Nathan usual. is finding high favor among mothersfor
price. Strange to say this country de. P. 0., running into such a squall loth. The steamer is on schedule its hygienic, cleansing and healing.
pends chiefly on England for its long had to steer by compass; exchangedand time when we embark for home. The qualities. It is especially nice for the'
staple cotton ,gins. The McCarthy sorted mail there then turned return trip is made without incident, .scalp.
gin made at Oldham, England is the south, passing Canaveral, owing to only calling most of the offices likeon Many babies are troubled'with scurf
principal long staple gin used in heavy weather, where the writer was the up trip. We arrived at Eau upon the head; some mothers do not
America.-Orlando Star. left until next trip. At Capt. Wilson s Gallie, our destination about 7 p. m., trouble i it, as it grows directly over the




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'so-called "soft spot." It should be some one wishes to know how to keep Not only will the hams keep, but will

removed; rub on a little olive oil or hams. Up to four or five years ago I have no insects or skippers. Ours al-

vaseline at night, and ,in the morning had about made up my mind there ways keep."

apply a hot lather of the tar soap, was no use to raise hogs for by the .

which will take off the accumulation, first of August every year the meat Stuffed Eggs.

unless it has been allowed to remain a would be eaten up by worms and p

long time, when the process may be black, hairy bugs. About that time, Take hail boiled eggs; shell them ;LiLTN

repeated the next night with entire I. thanks to Home and Farm, I saw and cut in half; take out the yolks and

effect.It that applying pulverized borax would mix with bread crumbs soaked in

is a habit among many to dry prevent such.. I tried it, and have milk, adding chopped and minced .

wetted napkins and use them over never been troubled since. I can sardines, a little oil, vinegar, pepper

again. Don't do it, especially in hot now keep them two years. After and salt; fill the whites with the mix-

L weather, they are liable to chafe the smoking put on borax and hang up." ture. .
Shortest Quickest Most Attractive
baby. Wash them out at once, hang Another correspondent : "If ,

them in the sun, and unless they are the subscriber who asked how says to save WHAT others think of us is a less ROU.I'E:
otherwise soiled will need boil
they hams will sprinkle a small amount of important matter than what others BETWEEN

-ing but once a week.Fuller's is borax and saltpetre on (dip the hamsin ought to think of 'us. It is better to FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH
earth for
excellent chafing. .
boiling water first and put on borax
be in disfavor with others because we
I. while'damp) then hang up and smoke, Florida Central and PeninsularNEW
Borax to Keep Hams. he will have no trouble keeping them, are misunderstood than to be in favor

.,,A correspondent of Home and even in summer. Use about an because we are supposed to deserve THROUGH ROUTES.

',-. says: "I see in your paper ounce, half and half, to six hams. better than we do. ? New Florida Pennsylvania New York to Jacksonville R. R. to Wash by,
and ington. Southern Railway to
NorthernAir }Columbia, Florida Central &
Line. Peninsular to all principal
points in Florida.
;y Cincinnati to HarJ I man JunoClneinnatl -
tion by Queen & Crescent
Uarriman Junction to Asheville
( Asheville & 1 and Columbia by South-
y 3'-r- H era Railway, and Florida
I =- Jacksonville Central&Pensnsular-Columbia -
J to Jacksonville.
I j Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
; __--- Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga
t I; -- = = -_ and } Southern R'y to Ever-
-- Florida ette,Florida Central & Peninsular
_ I ,- : L -- Limited. points.to all important Florida

Kansas City Fort Scott &
Kansas and City Memphis R.lL to Kansas .,
Jackso'ville to Birmingham Southern RThro' '
Ito Everette, Fla. Central &
__ i : ; Line Peninsular to all Fla. points.
Louis to Jacksonville by
_- 1St. Short Line toDu Quoin,
Holly Sp'gs Central to Holly Sp'fs,
",. Route. City, Memphis & Birmingham
w \ '' to Birmingham,Sou.
--r--' ._ J ll'y to Everette and F. 0.&P.
1 r
-l' 'll Sioux City& Chicago to Jacksonville -
111. Cent. to Holly
Holly Sp'gsRoute.. }Sp'gs, K.,C. M. & B. to Birmingham
: Sou. R'y to Ever-
ette and the F. G, & P.
Loula'ille & Nash'ille to Rive
New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
'Tt 3 ,. To }route with through sleepers
Jacksonville between New Orleans and
Jacksonville.The _
F. 0. & P. has 700 miles of track in -
Florida running through the -
a -- Tobacco RagwnStock ,
Farming and Dairy 8tmont
Peach and 8t"a"'berrrLaI&t *,
,- Orange Banana and Pineapple Countryt
Phosphate Belt. t
Hat the Silver Spring and '
f-' Other fine Scenery
-= --_-__ ---=--- The treat Hunting Country. -
Reaches the Ground
Has the beat lands for tillage, greatest variety
of soils in the State and above all
\ r Runs over the Central Rldceland
I; Where It Is High and Healthy.
Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers
., .... the best freight facilities for any produce to
r the Northern markets.
a Send also for the best map of Florida (sent
free) and note the towns on Its route. ,
The Austin Current Motor. it through ditches by means of gravity. through the water in such a way they do Jacksonville,Fla,-
The name "Current Motor" is applied I Under such conditions the land is now not detract from the efficiency of the '
to a mechanism that utilizes the powerof generally not irrigated, particularly in machiery, but on the contrary rather add The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R:

the stream or current of a river in the arid regions, except to a limited extent to it. To the wheels put in motion by Offers to Shippers ,
> such a way that it can be applied to in those localities were vegetablesand these cables is attached, an elevator car-
operate machinery. Several crude at- fruit are raised, where the value of rying large buckets, which, when enter- The Shortest and Quickest Route
tempts have been made in the past to the crop compensates in a measure for ing the water to fill themselves,add to thegeneration BETWEEN
accomplish this, but it remained for the the expense of pumping water by steamor of power, and are so arranged;
_. F. 0. Austin Manufacturing Companyof gasoline engine, both of which require that when they reach the top of the elevator FLORIDA AND ATJTJPOIN'lSINTHE
Chicago, Illinois,to be the pioneers of fuel and an engineer. The capacity of they discharge their contents with EAST AND WEST.With .
a practical Current Motor. the windmill is too limited to admit of the least possible friction into a trough Improved Ventilated Cars this company
Rivers have been utilized to run ma- its general use for irrigation on a large there to be conveyed to the shore, wherea is the better Orange equipped and Vegetable than ever Crops ever and tohandle
scale. To such localities the Austin Cur- reservoir has been constructed to collect

chinery by damming them and using a > insure close connections and prompt despatchto
water wheel), but this necessitated the rent Motor will prove a boon. the water and distribute it through all Eastern and Western Markets.
expense of the construction and maintenance This motor has been experimentedwith canals and lateral ditches over the land. Through cars to destination with

of the dam, and was only available and tested thoroughly,and its practicability The first outlay for a current motor of out change freight or delay.followed by wire and
t where the conditions were favorable, practically demonstrated. The this description is, comparatively speak- shippers Perishable advised time passing various Junction -
i which necessarily very much limited only limits to the power and consequently ing, not large, particularly when the points and arrival at destination.
their use. The current motor, however, to the amount of water that can be enormous enhancement of the value of All claims for overcharges and loss prompt
can be used without a dam for generating pumped by the Austin Current Motorare the land is considered, and the cost of ly adjusted. ,
I electricity for electric lighting purposes, the dimensions of the paddles, the running it is nominal. It works inces- See that your goods are markedvia
and for various machines used on a farm number of them and the force of the santly day and night without an attendant F. C. & P. R.call R. address the nit- .
on or
now run by steam, but its chief use will current. and if the capacity of the reservoiris derei For ned:
be in connection with irrigation and The machine, which is anchored in the sufficient a large volume of water is C. E. TAYLOR Trav.A'gt Ocala.Pla.
mining.There. river consists of a pontoon carrying two accumulated to be used at the proper W. B. TUCKS, Gen.A' 't,Orlando J'1a.
{.HOLDEN Trav. .A ,
G.) IMsburlt 1'1.
are many localities in the West, endless chains, to which are pivotally at- season. W. **. FULLE{,Trav.A'g fit t,Tampa JK'*&.
and in fact all over the country, where. tached at suitable distances' reversible For full particulars write the manufacturers Or N.S. F2NNINGTON Traffic Manager.
the land adjacent to the river is too highto i paddles having floats at their upper ends the F. C. Austin Mf'g Co., Chicago Jacksonville,FSu -
admit of the water being conveyed to I that buoy them up in their course Illinois, U. S. A. W ,H. FLEASANT8, General Freight Aft


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I limate. There is nothing which will this amendment was added in the
become intertwined, tangled and,r : ,
t. Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower paratively useless to the plant. 1:J' with most people, so thoroughly do Senate, and when it came back to the

is a just medium in all things. \-.&.. away with the necessity for taking House, Thaddeus Stevens denouncedit
A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Mainz and other in strong terms as legislation against s _
fertilizer, when applied near the hill or quinine[ calomel nauseous
? street Jacksoaville.Fla. doses sour wine the poor in favor of the rich. It : Y=
in the drill,should be thoroughly fined nti-biliary as pure ,
and stirred into the soil. To express itall straight lemon or lime juice in water, ranks next to the demonetization of

TERMS 0V: SUBSCRIPTION in a word,feed the crop and not the etc. We say most people, for thereare silver as the most infamous legislation

: for,One Year .............,*..............'2.00 soil. It is one of the greatest advan- some whose blood is naturallyacid in our history, and has cost the peopleof
x ?or Six Months........................ ..n. 1.00 to require this classof this country losses to the extent of
In_Foreign Countries ....................... 3.00 tages of commercial fertilizers that they enough not of millions. .
can be placed just where they are wanted alteratives. But the-great majorityof hundreds
arSubscriptiona in all cases cash in and not be wasted in growing weeds. Floridians need pure fruit acid of I don't see that Mr. Driscoll an

advance. No discount allowed on one'sown ; some kind to preserve health and swers my statements about bonds being
subscription( in a club),butt
except A contributor to the Florida Agri-- the based faith in the Government
all agents a liberal cash commission will vigor during summer. Amongour !entirely on
be allowed on all subscriptions obtained culturist raises the point that ordina- personal acquaintances we know but he makes it worse by saying

by them. Write for terms. rily young orange trees ought to be several who have been enabled by that the owners not only have faith

To every. new subscriber we will send, pinched back in order to make them their use to bid enduring farewell that they will be paid, but that they fwill ,

postpaid, a copy of Whitners "Garden hold themselves up; but that under to quinine, calomel and all the rest of be paid in coin. This proyisipffUgthat

ing "in Florida. For two new subscribers present exceptional circumstances the the odious category., they shall be paid in coin is anfljp,

postpaid, at $2.00 of each Moore's, we will"Orange send, shoots grow so rank and soft that they other of the outrageous aggressions, ofT

Culture." copy cannot be forced to stand alone, but Silver and Fiatism. the money interests against the people; _

must be tied to stakes. Editor Farmer and Pruit-Grower: and is one of the infamies that the peo
Rates of advertising on application. If Mr. Driscoll will the last "
t get pIe have set out to right, as you ; p
Remittances should be made by check number the "Arena he will find
{ This journal is devoted to rural topics see by the election returns this ,d- -
a postal note money order or registeredletter therein an article on bimetalism by A. ;< .
and financial discussions are not They intend to cleanse the temple -
to order of exactly suited to our columns. But J.[ Uttley, and he will find that it this Republic of robbing and swik.. -
farm work is slack just now, and we proves the statement I made in your ling money changers,and compel thi.

Jacksonville, Fla. imagine our readers will not object to issue of July 11 beyond cavil or per- to get out and keep out of the Govet\

a little silver argument until the fall adventure. It is one of the most ment business in future-you may do

CONTENTS. work begins. We publish some of lucid, logical and incontrovertible pend upon that. :.-'

,GROVE AID ORCHARD-::'" The Clean Culture these articles because the writers say statements I have ever read upon any I have been wondering what'-:1H: \ .
and above all is "calm
Delusion;In Praise of the Kiefler Pear; they are so full they cannot hold, and subject; as f' FRUIT GROWER means when it spews \

The Grower's Friend, (illustrated); A r that if we will print these then they and thorough" as even friend D. can of "fiat in a silver dollar." Did,oily-: -
: ..... i possibly wish. I recommend
Fruit Grower in the Piney Woods. 515 will practical .matter strongly
give us some on ever a dollar of kind, gold,
see any
.PINERY-The Egyptian Queen; Some Valua- him to obtain a copy oi that magazineand one
fruit culture "
... etc. silver or that was not "fiat? I'
ble Experience;More Pines Wanted. 516 read that article particularly if paper,
TOBACCO-Sumatra Tobacco-Reply to Mr. HK4- don't mean part fiat, but all fiat.

Moodie ........... ............ ......... 516 The remarkable cohesion of the he intends to make public argumentson Money is solely a creation of law, andis
FARMER AND TRUCKER-The Useful Sweet Indian River and Lake Worth pine- the money question.Mr. substance concrete

]Potato......................... .... ...... 517 apple growers, and the admirable results : D. asks: "What will he say but not is a fiat or or decree and thing,
solely ,
Poison of the Tom.toi;Florida Clover,The following from their concert of.I when I tell him those first $60,000- anyone
Soil Builder Can be Sown .p to August not legal tender and did not writing about "fiat" as being peculiar
sale and were
15th;CUt Worms........................ 518 action in speedy remunera ooo to some kinds of money, and -
live prices for their fruit, should be fall below par because they were
POULTRY-Vigor in Molting; Pure Bred not applying to all kinds, is sure to
Fowls;Champion Fowl Picker; Selecting an object lesson to all other producersof promptly redeemed by the United mislead who not familiar
Eggs for Hatching...?................... 519 the State. The geographical form' States in coin?" some are
.State.News................................... 530 of Florida is well adapted to promotethe I simply say that he is mistaken, with the subject. I don't like to think
OUR RURAL; HoME-A Trip on the Banana and I call him for the of
River; For Mothers ............ ....... goo operation of these associations.Let upon proof tionally mislead any one on this or any '
each of the his assertion. My authorities they
Borax to Keep Hams; The Austin Current the growers on say other subject. And, by the way, Mr.., .
Motor(illustrated); Stuffed Eggs .... .. 521 great parallel trunk railroads whichrun were full legal tender and that the act Editor it to have speak .
EDITORIAL-Silver and Fiatlsm.............. 523 down through the peninsula get creating them made. them so. They grieves me you
Market!....................................... 523 and to have their were not promptly redeemed by the i' of facts and arguments that have convinced
Weather and Crops ........ .... ............ 524Celery together arrange United States in coin for the United the judgments of millions of
Culture................ ............... 536 stuff bunched and routed at the upper your fellow-citizens as "odious twad .
station of their fruit belt and the States had suspended specie
:Farm Talks;The Kola and Cocoanut in Flor- payment dIe." Denunciation seems to be about
ida .........,............................. 528 thing is done. along with the banks before they were
all the those
III ...,.. issued, and did not "resume"for.over argument favoring goldhave
to offer in this campaign, but
Weather l In Ja.oksonv1l1e. The subject of the mechanical effectof seventeen years. Upwards of a year that won't "go" this season. Abra

Week Ending dug 10, 1896Daa the dense atmosphere of Florida on after they were issued Mr. John Sher ham Lincoln said "you can't fool all
live stock brought down from higher man from his place in the Senate said:
... the people all the time, and this is
a a w t tie sa == altitudes has never been touched upon "The notes are now held and hoarded. }
of the when can't fool
.. ct i .!! : : in our columns. Acclimation has The first $60,000,coo were issued one years you
=- = them. for facts and
= t asking
GO CIO S They are
= with the right of being converted into
------ - always been treated as a in-
'" ....... ,80 process arguments founded on the truth, and -
AUi. 4. 96 71 25 84 1.21
six bonds and
.. Ang. 5........ 78 92 72 20 82 .oAug volving only chemical or physiological per cent twenty year neither denunciation rid-
6........ 80 82 90 76 14 83 ..o11ng. the effect of malaria with the privilege of being paid for sneers, jeers, ,
,........ 80 82 92 75 17 84 ..05Aug. processes, icule or any such substitutes for facts
8........ 81 83 92 76 16 8( ..oAug. the fever tick etc., while it is very duties in customs. They are now far will this time the
,' 9........ 80 84 9S 78 J7 86 .0 I above and hoarded." pass as. party now
evident that the sudden congestion of par
Aug. to........ 80 8.t 95 78 17 86 ..oA resorting to this style of argument will-
In Schuker's Life of Salmon P.
-- blood the viscera caused by
MeaD ........ 80 82 93 75 18 841.26 upon Chase the author "The discover in due season.
Total rainfall. the increased atmospheric pressure p. 225, says: VV C. GREEN.
A.J. MITCHELL, Observer. forcing it in from the extremities, demand notes; being receivable for Orlando Fla.

must have in many instances a dis- customs the same as coin, kept pace ,
In a State where such immense turbing effect upon the vital economy. with the advance in the price of coin." Our correspondent says all kinds of .

quantities of fertilizer are used the This matter ought to be investigated, In regard to the greenbacks depre- money are-"fiat or decree" and" not-a

mode of application is of vital impor- .and we invite our readers to give their ciating on account of the government's "substance or concrete thing. Then _

tance. Some growers contend for i experience and observations in this suspension of,specie payments I deny why does he desire the further coin-

broadcast application. Others for application direction. it in toto. age of silver at a ratio of sixteen to

in the drill or around the t 4 The depreciation of greenbackswas one? If it is "all fiat" it is just as

.. hill ,For winter-growing crops, like The preservation of the rich fruits brought about entirely by the so competent to declare silver equal in

cele y; cabbage, strawberries, etc., the of Florida of which so large a propor. called "exception clause" printed on value to gold, ounce for ounce, as to

-broadcast application is, perhaps, ad- tion is now wasted, is a matter of each bill, by which their legal tender declare it worth only a sixteenth as

.visable. because there are few weeds great importance. One of the best quality was made not to extend to the much? If our correspondent wants

growing that might appropriate it. But ways for keeping a certain proportionof payment of duties on imports or in only fiat money he should let gold

at a,time when weeds and grass are ac- them is in the shape of sour wine, terest on the public debt.Mr. and silver entirely alone. The only

tive it is best to keep the costly stuff a that is, wine treated with just enough Sherman expressly stated that,, consistent fiat advocate is he who demands -

little restricted, where the cultivated sugar to keep it from the acetic fer this clause was inserted to depreciate I i a money system consisting. only

plants can monopolize it. Under. no mentation. The abundant fruits of and discredit the money, ai d at the of paper. _

circumstances_ -should it be applied in this State are a kindly provision of behest of the bondholders. The original How did the ratio of sixteen to one

.-lumps? or in handfulsleft undistributed, nature, when assisted by man, as I bill as it passed the House made originate? ,Before the Christian .era,

.,' as trine cause. the roots to ball up top against the bilious tendencies of the the greenback, full legal tender'and as far as can be ascertained from andTnnL013IDA -
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ant records, the ratio varied from fourteen bread and meat. The great law of ':t.H "

to one, i in Greece about 340 B. meum ft tuum, mine and thine, is the

C., to 8.93.to one in Rome about 50 mightiest law of mankind. Money FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

B. C. During the Christian era it represents brains and musclemoneyis .

has varied from 10..5o.to one to 16.25to power. "Force rules the world still, JAOKSON'VJLL] -

one. Governments and Kings has ruled it, will rule It." .

have changed this ratio many times:-- To the old barbarian who cast his The Oldest National Bank in the State.

sometimes arbitrarily (fiat), sometimesIn sword into the balance to increase thecity's
an.honesrattempt to recognize ransom, money representedblood.
By conservative yet liberal methods', achieved the highest reputation. for solidity,
actual values of the two metals To the farmer it representshis strength and ability to meet aU 1e SSS&H"

A as determined by business men,by the hard toil and sweat, and he demands We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own
drafts all of the world
on parts ,
markets of the world. in return for these somethingthat We invite a visit or correspondence,looking toward business relations assuring you that your
Now,what was the use of all this stands for the toil and sweat of favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attentiop

botheration and constant reminting of the miner down in the ground, where JAMES.M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY

coins in a.vain attempt to keep them the internal heat of the earth is so President. Cashier.

level with each other, if money is not a great that they can labor ,only in one Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.

""concrete thing?" Stamp them at hour shifts, and that stark naked.

V sixteen to one, or at one to one and Disembodied spirits may live on fiat .

be done with exasperating juggle: money, but .not the producers of grain The Potash Question

and seesaw for all time to .come! and meat.'I

""'* difference does it make ? It is

paxj anyhow. the better the use of Potash is' understood, the better ,

.v""lI j-ise a government without a flarkets. -

dollarof coin or a pound of bullion in the results of farming. Crop failures can be prevented by

its vaults prints{ a shinplaster for $500, fertilizers
using containing a large percentage of Potash
and our-correspondent accepts that in I JACKSONVILLE, FLA., August 14. ;

payment for.his legal opinion.Can j FRUITS AND PRODUCE. no plant can grow without Potash.We .
he force the farmer to accept it .

for his bread and meat? Will thefarmer Corrected by Marx Bros.' have a little book on the subject of Potash, written by authorities,that we would,
These are average quotation Extra choice like to send to farmer free of cost if he will write and
take it? It is "legal tender, every, only ask. for it.

does he care for that ? His lots fetch prices above top quotations while poor GERT1AN KALI WORKS, 93 Nassau St., New York.

brad and meat represent toil and lotsseUlower.

sweat but this thing-what does it Limes, .50
: Apples,bbl.................:........ 2.50 50 pound.
stand for? another twist of the cts a
Only Plums,Kelsey,Crate..... .......... 1.50 Genuine .Paper-ShellPecarls
fficial wrist, another turn of the Plums, Kelsey,orange box....:...., 2.00

crank of the printing pass.: But "the Pears,I.e Conte,bbl. ......;.......... 1.00 .
Peaches,carrier......... ............ 1.25101.50.
Government is it. PEHS
backing Supposehe Grapes,crate........................ 1.00 COW ,
takes it .to Washington, what will Pines crate .............*.........450105.00
........ ..... market
Lemons Messina box : 350 All varieties at lowest prices.
the Government give him for it? It English Peas dried,bu... .......;;.. 1.50
will give him another one like it-it Peanuts best brand..... ............. .04 to.05
Cabbage.New York, each .......... .08 Clean a5c.a package.
has nothing else to give. Potatoes, Western bbl .............. 1.40 1 II imbc I f S. NIlh lO alDB INTERNATIONAL, TOCK.F aD boas'
\barrel. 1.30 stock healthy and SaTes feed,5cc per
But what does he need of anythingelse ... ? .
Onions Egyptian 2 2bushel sack. 1.50
? The bankers and the merchantsmeet II, N.Y. ...... ....... 2.00 L. CAMERON, Seedsman,
in their ggga........ -...../...-...... .-w' .12 .
elegant clearinghouse, .Jaok on.V'1.11e. X 'iorIc1 .
adjust their accounts and settle all bal. VEGETABLES AND POULTRY.

ances with checks. The farmer bringshis and BradUy Re4/leld. Eugene B. RedJUM./
Corrected by Davis&Robinson. lett; choice clean lots of good ,size
poultry and vegetables to market color in full sized barrels, ESTABLISHED 1871.
.. ............. clear packed
and wants and shoes. He Yellow Yams,bush. .40
clothing Sweet Potatoes, ...................... .JS to 40 have sold at $4.00,but defects in color, REDFIELD & SON,
can accept a check for the one and New,bu............... ..75 size or package reduce value consider-
Hubbard squash, bbl.................. 1.50 : and lots have had to go at
What is the ably Merchants
exchange it for the other. tettuee.dO&o.......... ............,?.. .z5 to .30 many lower at the Commission
need for money at all ? Celery .... ............ ...u...- .30 to .40' $33.00 to 3.50, with some ;
Egg Plants,bbl....................... I.z5 to 1.50 close sales above $3.50 to 3.75 are quite -AMD- .
If everybody was honest and solvent Tomatoes crates. ..................... 50 to .75 exceptional. Clapp's Favorite brought
if there were no horse jockeysor Sweet Pepper,btt .. .................. .75 in the week but have Fruit Auctioneers
$3.50to 3.75 early -
Green Beans.crate................ .... 1.00
swindlers and everybody had implicit Turnips,bunch................ ....... .03 to..06Pumpkins since declined$3.00()()to 3.25, only small Pa.
in his and each.........:.'..........., .05 to .10 lots of extra occasionally going a shade 141 Dock Street Philadelphia
confidence neighbor Kenhaws, each.... ........ ......... .03 to .10 in kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
pears'are all
...... .. higher. Common cooking We handle
would "paper" at Parsley dot.bunches .15
accept par, per and firm. Kieffer southern either at private sale(which has heretofore been
...... light supply
dos.bunches. to
Green onions 15 .25
there would be no need of any "con Pepper hot.bushel,................... .75 to 1.00 1.50 to 2.25; Lo Conte, southern, fancy, our added custom)or business by the) auction system desire.(recently
to as YOU may
in One Sage well cured,Ib...................... .25 to fair 1.50 to 2.00,
our ,
crete thing" money. ...........-....,_......,....,..... 30 2.50 to 3.00; common ,
universal, angelic system of trust and Roosters...N.............._... .. .25 Bartlett!,prime, clean,3.50 to3.75cloudy.and ;
confidence would prevail all over the Half grown...................... ..... .IS to'.2o common, 2.50 to 3.00; per keg, 1.50; f SOMERS, BROTHER & CO.
pound, ........ ; .10 1.00 to 1.25
gross. ?
Turkeys per ..... ..... Did\ and Del., per crate, ; per PITTSBURGH, PA.
earth. Ducks.......__......... .25 to .30
Geese ............. .35 basket 50 to 60c; Clapp's Favorite, 3.00"to '
But A quarrels with B. about something I New Beets per ioo......_......... ....None. 355; per keg, 1.25 to 1.50; Scooter,2.00to Fruits and Produce
B's wife said and demands payment I Water Cress per dox. bunches. ... .None. 2.50 near-by,common cooking, 2.00 to Itooetvt'and sen,to car lo4 lots and sma11n1&CYoltUOrcl1&rd.
I Cauliflower dos.....................None. atd.
A of his old account, in money, in"concrete" Leeks per doz bunches..............fc .25 2.25. =t eti .
Radishes perdoz..................... .10 to .20 H money-either gold or Cucumbers,crate...... ................ .75101.00 Peaches-Receipts since :Monday by for nr lltu book" Sid.Shipjxsw," tsiInquiries
silver issued by the county New Potatoesper barrel... .... 1.50102.50Spinach have been _,SpceUI etc.all trw.
or paper Penna.R. R. at Jersey City .
bushel ............None. I andCcrrespendonctlnviitdtQUICK
we will say. But A happens to live Cabbage per Florida scarce.... ......... .0310.06 195,065 pkgs. On( the whole we have L .
in another county\ and scrip Salsify per dozen bunches........... 35 to .30
.- so county Plums,perbushel.............. ....... .60 to i.oo had a very unsatisfactory market The
will not do, it must be State scrip.. Summer Squash crate....,.__.._ 1.00 Maryland and Delaware crop has been
,bbl................... 2.00103.00 and has shown a
Cantaloupes forward freely
"blarsted ,
But we will suppose B .is Lima Beans,quart.......... ........ .10 coming WORK
Englishman" and has no confidencein Green Corn per do:... ......... .... .7 to .10 very disappointing quality on the average ,
: We"have had a few fancy: peaches and for Fruits and
Vegetables <
.. In selling paying -
the State Government; then must from western Maryland! and a few have shipped to us is our motto. WE
pay in paper issued by'the General New York Markets. been found in the receipts from other GIVE GOODS PLACE SENT BECAUSE OS BY WE GROWERSFIRST NEVER

Government So we come up to in- P ears-In general the mark t has been sections but as a rule the fruit has BUY OURSELVES. They are protectedby

_ ternational transactions, and here ; lightly supplied, and very fair prices lacked size and style, and the conditionhas our 40 years experience without default "'
The market big a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand
a even the Government's'paper will not have been realized for desirable stock. often been financial stability which any bank or
Far southern La Conte are running out i fell into bad shape Wednesday, and merchants having mercantile: report can
be accepted. So the Governmentmust both in quantity and quality, and while became still worse on Thursday when terify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR
keep a stock of something .Jse- values thoroughly demoral- :METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Seed
choice sound Iota were salable at steady were pretty your name for our quotations. Stencil and
some "concrete" money. prices up to Wednesday's arrivals the ized. On Friday trade was a little better cards free. Letters promptly answered.
When the millennial! period is fully market is closing dull and lower. Southern and stock cleaned up a little closer and

established throughout the earth, a Kieffer met a fair demand when today (Saturday) the early arrivals FRENCH & GO.,
sound and good, and a few sand pears cleaned up very well at firmer prices. A
universal system of checks and fiat have sold at satisfactory prices until Friday few extra fancy Reeves Favorite and 116 Warren St. New York.

money may prevail, but not until when the demand became so dull Crawford from western Md. in carriers ESTABLISHED 185 .
then. ,"Concrete" money is barba that values had to be reduced. A mod- have sold from $1.50 downward, some

,.rum; we .do not deny it. But so are erate supply of near-by and State Bart- common down to 50c.

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j; ". ,', WUATEBR-AND OROPa i" ,EVE f'1 TIJVIE figs ITS SO OWS r

-:..: .:For. >the. -Week Ending Aug. 10th.c: And the.. 'PATRICIAN, CRACKAJACO' :ladiea favoriteHeine '( sands -lorida

.' The following ,from weather "'I'RIEDTIME'f9TEMPEW'
: reports
More than aU the rest. '.
bureau correspondents' throughout the Oranges

State showthe condition of crops and
.:_ the progress made in farming operations -,, Resorts -
the' week '
during past :
; [investmentsDevelopments
; Alafia-The past week has been '"
one of interrupted dry weather.f Corn :

is drying fast; likewise peas. Ground i Attractions

peas.are.maturing fast-J. H. Frier. Addrm

A'cheOrange sprouts have made
I a remarkable growth. Fodder mostly
gathered and in good condition.
'! Sweet potato crop .promising. GoUton

;- : .. opening. and promising a good JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA. .
Wm. C. Andruss.
: Avon Park-The .hottest weatherever .
recorded since station opened. worth for 10c.
II for inrnitntcd boot telling new
,Too dry (for crops.-0. R. Thacher. _; ._ x 11$100 I4UUKT yra tocHXf
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: .t to UM member Gej It qalek
'Bradfordville-Good rains. All It is built? on a gold basis,-and is one pf the Everlasting kind for"in union there is !.'.LIBRARY... RMT ASS....%,| r.
crops doing fairly well in most of the strength:"also beauty of design and perfection of markmanship.There ,
county. :Fodder pulling} about over are a tew.ot.her.mak ll.goQ.4I; ;but None Better, they can't be made.
'-Cotton opening fast and many farm Ride a Crackaj: ack II t

picking. John(Bradford.. And pedal through life easy,it's the next thing to flying so join the Bird Gang.

Bristol-Very hot during ;week. -J. W., INGRAM, Agent, Jacksonville.
Some local .showers. Good deal;.of "
k 5
fodder saved. Crops doing well at '"

present. Cotton picking begun.-), ing up the remnants of farm work. it did little damage, however. Sweet BUFFALO HUHTIHO. ,
Crops of candidates are thick, clamo- have in market
D. AcAlily. potatoes appeared Everybody can now Indulge In this pastime(
Buda-Weather still warm though rous and enthusiastic; the people pa- The worms are devouring the crab Here are a few hints: Bay excursion ticket

tempered by east breezes. Only light .tient and enduring.-W. B. Knight. grass.-: Thos. McMillan. to along.your State'1 he"kids"Fair can Take watch the the whole deer family1 and
.' local showers have fallen Rain Cotton is beginning to fawns while you keep your eye on the big
Plant City-This has been a hot game. Once inside the lay low
needed (for sweet field little in localities. Cane and watch the crowd frounds. our
potatoes, peas rust a some week but.not so sultry as last with
exhibit then charge on it with&wild whoop.
etc.-Proctor. peas, potatoes and pindars doing very shortage on sunshine. Good growing Bend for pictures.
_ Clermont-Corn on bay land did' well. Fodder is about all saved and weather, with frequent showers bad PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian Mich.

well this season. Sweet potatoes' has been saved in a better condition_ lor baying Gathering corn is in or-

growing nicely. Plowing for fall than it has for the last two years. Sew der; it is not turning out satisfactorilymore Tallahassee received her first bale

crops of tomatoes going rapidly for-' eral showers during week.-W. B.' shucks than .corn. All grow- of new cotton yesterday. It was

ward. Guavas ripening up. It has Black. ing crops doing well. Big rice crop. brought to town by Mack Gardner,
been too dry for' crab grass and the :McClenny-The crops are now -Wiley Stinson.SwitzerlandNo.
outlook for that kind of hay' is not doing very well. For a short time rain colored, and weighed 515 pounds.
except one Bros were the purchasers at
favorable. Taking i it all in all themeteorological now this will be a season of compara Levy'
shower. Back three 1
light. two
or d.Tallahasseean.The
very cents .
conditions have been tive rest for farmers as fodder pullingis 7 s per poun
miles from the river there were some
entirely satisfactory during past week. about over, crops all laid by, very heavy rains. Weather hot. "grass" worms are playing

=John B. Rosenberg, M. D. little hay to ,save, and cotton just be- Not very much doing on.farms Some very fodder havoc with the young crops of hay in
ginning to .op n. All fruit about and around the city. In one six acre
Emerson-Fodder about all pulled. still being, gathered and hay
gone.-H. L. &eed.Mclntosh field just outside the city limits the
Corn not'much overa, half crop. Cot- being cut. Sweet potatoes need rain.
-Weather excessively hot worms have eaten up the grass, whichwas
ton is'not growing, and some reportis -W. C.'Steele.Tarpon .
Potatoes and with occasional rain. Health good.- about eight inches high, as cleanas
stopped fruiting. John H. Bass.Molino'LeConte. Springs-Everything pro could be, and everything in their
all-hay crops are doing well.-W.: J. pears are being gressing favorably, but as the groundhas path is destroyed.-Gainesville Sun.
Clarke. not this
been'thoroughly wet sea-
to market and netting fair has
shipped Tampa some hustling contractors.
hot last weekbut son we are liable to suffer from drought
Emporia-Not as as
Land being for turnips tobacco housein
prices. ploughed They put a big
when the summer rains cease.-C. D.
very dry. Crops are beginning and fall crops. A very hot week Ybor City in forty-nine hours actual -
tasuller for-want of-rain. Fodder all Webster.
with one or two thunder showers'W.H. working time. -
in. Potatoes all planted. Orange Trimmer. Wildwood:The past_week has been

sprouts being budded.-Charles L. Myers-The week has not been un- very warm, and for the most part --.-- -
__ Beers. dry. We had some rain but need Once a good start of, fruits is
pleasant for this of the ,
: season year. I
hot and rather more. Such as cotton and corn secured it is easy to grow an abund.
Eustis-Generally Tuesday the 4th was the warmest of' crops '
sultry. There 'was a heavy electric the year, the temperature reaching 92. very good. The farmers are begin ant supply.

storm accompanied by unusually heavy We surely are favored in this section ning to cut hay, of which a good crop Mineralmanures are necessary in

rain on the 6th. A fairly good week over some others of Uncle Sam's do- can be gathered. Orange sprouts i the grove or orchard to perfect good

_ ___ for work, crops and trees.-H. W. 0 main. Preparation for fall gardening growing nicely.]. H. Davis.P. i. fruit

Margary. has begun. Mangoes about all gone. J. CAHILL, The Farm and Fireside truthfully

_ Georgians Rain .is. greatly Guavas beginning to ripen. Citrus Observer. ; "The farmer who will do some
says '
needed.-James L. White.HuntingtonRain trees all doing well. Nothing has suffered ....... thinking in the matter of breeding his
for lack of rain in the
unevenly yet tree music and'who will
very The of the hammer and saw poultry, set out to accomplish -
distributed in this section this week. line; cannot say as much for surface is heard all through our town. Build an object, should have better

Some localities have had a bare sprin- root pl ts.-M. M. Gardner. ings-are on the way to completion or results then one who allows the flockto

kle, some one or two light showers, Orlando-Nothing of interest to report contemplated on nearly all our streets. increase without his supervision.A .

_ and some heavy showers. Some this time, except that cotton is We are having a steady growth anda farmer who will give his attentionwill

patches of tobacco have been much doing finely. Weeds ditto.Richards. notable feature is the quality of the also derive 1 better results from

injured by drought Early planted Oviedo-Generally dry. One good buildings being erected They are them,' and will be induced to improve -

... cotton fruiting well generally; picking rain in last seven days. Orange trees large, substantial tasteful structures, ; and if he is not willing to look

'will commence in some,- fields next are very well Crops are about all well built, well finished, and costing after scrubs, he will not succeed with

,week.-Benj.. N. Bradt. made. Low hay is being harvested. much money. It is estimated that pure breeds, for no matter what kind

_ i J Jupiter Rather dry. Vegetationa -J. J. Birch. $120,000 will be expended here in ''of fowls he may have, he must depend

little wilted.-J. W. Cronk. ,Pensacola heavy thunderstorm I i building this season.-Halifax JournaL -I upon himself for success.-Farm and..

'Lake City-Good week (or,clean-'" i Wednesday evening with .high wind;' I[Fireside.

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Celery Culture. If it is in pine woods land that is "CENT-A-WORD"" COLUMN.
to be put ,into condition the land must FAIRVIEW PINERY. ,

;There Is a widespread interest at be cleared of all woody matter. The ,RATES.-Twenty words name and address

present in celery culture in the South rows are then laid off and a double one week 25 cents; three weeks SO cents Noth

and.at the of of .Choice ing taken for less than 25 cents.
> request many our furrow plowed out deeply, as deep as
Advertisements for this column MUST be pre
=X readers information on.this subjectwe possible with a two horse plow. Scat paid.Send.

reprint from Bulletin 31 of the ter in this furrow thoroughly decomposed :, '. Pineapple( '' 'no stamps larger than two cents.
Initials and figures count as one word.
'Florida Station of
Experiment a part compost'of muck and stable

the ,chapter on 'celery growing. We manure, at the rate of about a two- -ITTANTED. A white man for farm work.

: .. .would.state however, in this connection horse load to a hundred feet of fur- Plants: : .,. ,,IVAddress', P. O.Box,10, Pomona. Fla. ,

.i;: -that seed can be sown as late as row, Mix the soil an4 compost <. .. 3-IS.tt.

November jst with good results. the furr (/GUARANTEED KING ORANGE. -
: thoroughly gradually filling
., -$ FOR 'SAI EJ. A VX Buds in fine condition now Price reducedto
S ').. '' :"? SOIL. '- row in doing so. It is true that celery <.t. -y- ,.*. -, $1.50 per too. Mrs. C. F. A, Bielby DeLand
look- .- Fla. 8-15-3 ,
will grow and produce good '- -

': Our:State has enough excellent cel ing specimens without any vegetable Smooth Cayenne!II! Home Grown II SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acres

ery land to supply the market of the matter being added, but it is of such .5 FOR 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and
tobacco W. B. Ckrkson,Jacksonville,
:,, __ <_,United States. In choosing a plot quality as'would not compete with Fla. 8-24-tf

:- two points must be kept in mind. the northe ,grown article. ABBAKA PLANTS SPECIALTY.,

-; *, First, and the most important, the IRRIGATED GROVE xoo acres 10 years set.
SEED SOWING. .i 50 in other fruit treesetc.For
soil must be rich, not in humus alone, sale at a sacrifice. Address"V," The Palms,

:: S F ,but in phosphoric acid ,and potash The seed is sown in July or August, F.- R. PRICE, Lane Park Lake County,Fla. 4 27-901

also. Second, the soil must be moist, preferably in a cold-framd or in a PHCENIX NURSERIES. WE OFFER THE

,.:', but well drained. :Much of our plant-bed, where the young plants can P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO, FLA. grown,and lot at of prices Citrus that trees wiU that suit we you.have We ever sell

.. drained muck land has failed to pro be watered easily and protected from none but the best. Send list of wants and get
,\ the hot sun. If the plant-bed or cold- our prices. F. N. Horton' Proprietor, Rraiden-
duce because it
celery was too dry. town, Fla. 8-S-M
,Again some have failed because the frame has been used before new fer HOME GROWN

bal. tilizer must be added before the seed --" PLANTS-I defy competi
;'" essential elements were not well STRAWBERRY first-class Noonan plants,
,anceoV and hence the soil was not are sown. If a new plant-bed has to well matured,long roots able to bear transplanting. -
Write for terms, Wm. Thede, Lawtey,
be made follow the directions givenfor Pineapple Slips me
:..,_ really: fertile. Again, some muck Fla. 8-z-5
\lands and caused the the preparation of these on a for- '
: were too new, TREE IMPORTING CO., Kobe
.crop to "rust" and decay. Celery mer page. Put considerable emphasis and SuckersOf JAPANESE Oonshiu(Satsuma)and other or-
trees, etc., guaranteeing arrival in good
on the use of plenty of fertilizer.Do i. ange
raiing'pays, because it. takes more condition. H. E. Amoore, Manager.
not the bed near trees to secure the Following Varieties
., brains, to raise it than many other put
shade from them they will exhaust T GRASS (PASPALUU PLA-
crops do. ; JU tycanle),best grass for lawns and permanent
the_ soil before the plants are Fll! SALE: pastures. Sets, 11.50 per 1,000, by express; 35
cents per hundred,postage paid.
to be .
,: ready transplanted.When Lawtey, Fla. .
When celery raising is carried on ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN
the bed is level and smoothuse
for the market, as near New York and a six or eight inch board to mark QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIPLEY I at I5C. also Golden Queen and \bbaba Pin(,
Kalamazoo, it is planted as a second etc.,a limited supply of Boone's Early budwood,
off the the board down QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE PER. and Fruit trees
rows. Lay a few huudrtd e Grape
crop. A crop of early vegetables is budded last and the famous Free-stone
with dibber RED SPANISH. year
and mark side NAMBUCO AND
taken from the land and then the along one a Peen-to Peach trees. Write me for prices be-
make the drill, about half an inch to fore buying. C.A. Boone,Orlando Fla. ,-35.6
celery planted. The land, having received Apply
and the seed in it turn the
deep sow ,
a heavy treatment of manureS G. Q. MATTHAMS, PLANTS FOR SALS' 100,000
board over and make a second drill STRAWBERRY i.25 a thousand. A liberal discount -
before the Florida
early vegetables are planted Pineapple Company
,, and sow this, and so on until the bed for large orders W. H. Kemp, Lawtey
- is not fertilized again unless some Fla. 7-25-3
is sown. The seed should be scatter- Or to .

thoroughly rotted compost can be ap- i ed thinly, about two to the inch. The HADDOCK & MATTHAMS, ILGHMAN'S CONDITION POWDERS will
plied. :Fresh or undecomposed manure make any animal eat. Will keep chickens
of the .I plants should be thinned to about an West Palm :Beach, Fla healthy. ,Sample package by mail 35 cents.
rusting vegetablethat
causes a
-N inch apart when the leaves begin to Wm. G. Tilghman, Palatka, Fla. 7-11-10
unfits it for market The old
form. Care should be exercised to
way of growing celery was to prepare If one has to buy plants from a distance -! FOB SALE. 25 ACRE LE CONTE
the weeds
keep out by cultivating Grove trees set twelve years;right on
the land, well, and deeply,and then_ the land must be entirely readyto the railroad. Five acres of it in the corporate

make trenches six to eight inches receive, the plants-when they arrive.If limits of Monticello, Fla. Box 524, Jacksonville

,deep and set the plants in these A celery bed should be cultivated it Fla.
happens to be a dry spell the
trenches. This method is not followed at' least every week and while the plants must be put into a bed where T1ANCY AND CO MSI ON PINEAPPLE
weeds still in the seed-leaves J? plants. Forty acres to select from. Also
are they
: : now by the best celery grower they can be, shaded and water in pineapple and lemon land on R. R. with beautiful -

S .. should be weeded out. If the plants abundance be supplied.. A quantityof river front. James Holmes, Jensen,Fla.

Let us suppose that we have con- tend to become spindly shear the tops ,the plants can then be set out from 5-3o--3m

trol of a field of drained 'muck land. off and the leaves will grow stocky. time to time as one is able to take BUDWOOD-TAFFA, HOMOSASSA, CEN-
_ The leaves that sheared off ,Mediterranean Sweet,
The way to proceed will be first, to outer were care of them. The setting. out must Old Vini.Magnum Bonum,Maltese Blood,Washington *

make the soil sweet and then plant the would have been lost anyway. Crowd- not be delayed, for the plants will Navel,Majorca. Nonpareil Maltese Oval,
Ribbed DuRois,Orange Lake and Eureka, Genoa
S crop. Muck land will not be fit to ing the plants in the row makes them soon form roots from the reserve ma- ,Lamb,and Sicily Lemons,at$5.00 perl.ooo,
send out a strong down-growing root, or 75C per 100. DuRol Blood, Amonrs. Blood,
plant the crop on for two or three years terial within themselves, and if this Pierce's Ruby. Parson Brown Dancy Tangerine,
after it has been reclaimed. One of that might be called a tap-root. If has to be done the second time it will Mandarin and Royal, Improved, and gpomeloll
the are not crowded the roots and Mammoth ,are ft oo per
_ the best crops to prepare the muck plants be a severe draft on the plant. Hone ghi. W. K. Trimble, Braidentown,
spread out on the surface, and are Manatee County, Fla. N8-tf
this is has raised his he
land for vegetables is corn; own plants may

quite exhaustive but the roots penetrate constantly subject to slight droughts.In delay transplanting for weeks, await TREES-L W1L HAVE ao.ooo
the case of a strong central root rain. If the land is in NURSERY of the most popular varieties
the soil well, and corn is able to ing a perfect
system the plant is nourished from for delivery this fall and winter. Send is your
stand more sourness than many other readiness, as soon as the plants are orders now,and be sure to get what you want. .
the portion of the soil that is con- Pric t and particulars on application. W. K.
which will
and oats the large enough be in October
= crops. Rye prepare up- ,
moist Another decided ad Trimble, Bratdentown, Manatee County, Fla.
per stratum well, but their roots do or November,they can be set out 7-iS-tf
not deeply as that of vantage is that the .plants may be at the time.Continued. \
_ penetrate so proper Nnnan Be siet Cherokee,' Colum-
with less to the GENUINE
transplanted injury '
corn. When the soil has become perfectly Michel's: Early. Steven
root system. next week. and Jefferson Strawberry Plants, per 1,000,$x.oo.JOX.ITJS .
homogenous; and the vegetable BCIUcADELBAcsLock Box: 4,Grand Bay,
Ala. ..
matter thoroughly incorporated, we STRAWBERRYPLANTS

may feel quite sure that iris in good Fine plants for transplanting are IA aril Varieties$1025 STRAWBERRY PLANTS.! -NOW IS
% per
condition for celery. It is advisable offered for sale- every year at such a 1000. Pure, vigorous( Alabama Newmans good runners.and. 3 coo I have Clouds 100ooo ,-

to test the field by planting out a short low price that it is difficult to see well-rooted carry fresh;across packed continent to- cheap for cash. G. W. JEHSINCS Lawtey, ,

row of celery, the year before, on a where the profit to the plantgrowercomes Raised specially. Florida.1QR -3-1-4

typical portion; the .growth of this front. However cheap the for Florida *planting.Practicaltreati ?on Berry SALE for cash.time or tiade,orange groves,

will tell with a certainty whether the, plants may be in the market, it is Catalogue culture free free to to buyers.all Fla.: fruit and timber lands. B. &UHLBY, J-IM61,Xettka

soil is in good condition. Plow the land safer and preferable to grow your own 1 iioo in prizes for largest
harrow seeds. It however berry. O.W.BlacknalL CITRUS NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOOD
and and
_" deeply, thoroughly remove plants your own Kittral.N. C. 7-J5-6 Parson Brown. Start's Seedless,
the rubblish. Before plowing, happens sometimes, through neg- Villa, Tangerine, King, Tardif, Grape Fruit,
and other
Franca Lemons
all cornstalks, large weeds, sticks, and lect or carelessness of the employees, SMOOTH CAYENNE SUCKERS a ape W- such as Nonpareil, Majorca St Michael,
anything else that may interfere with that celery plants must 1>e- bought or fine Abbaka and Golden Queen Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. ,J...
Backers and Abbaka Slips. C. 8. Van Honten, Duncan,Manager,Milwaukee'Grovel and Nar-

: cultivation, ; should be removed. the crop abandoned\ for that year. Modelo Park Pinery Orlando,Fla aeries,DunedlnFla.... giytfit ,

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City of Augusta .... ................ ..................... .......... ..... Saturday. Aug. i .
City of Birmingham.. ...... ...... .... . .........., ..!...........,.f.... ... Tuesday Aug 4 oJLI .'
Tallahassee ..:. ...... ...... .................................... .fan....:....Thursday,Aug. 6 '
Kansas City........................ ...........:..............:.........:..*..;;. .Saturday, Aue. 8 \ _- 4k C, -I P, 1 .. ""
City of Augusta ...... .... ........... .... .ti..1,.... ............: ........ Tuesday Aug. II _
City of Birmingham ... .............. ... ..,.............. ... ...........,. Thursday Aug, 13 .. .
Tallahassee .......... .u...... ............... ........... .... .......... ...:... Saturday,Aug. 15 f
Kansas City.... ...... ...................................... .......-..,. .....i Tuesday, Aug. 18! ? .
City of Augusta .........................t.....:.. .......,., ...... .. Thursday, Aug 20 D ( 9fi4IFZF3* .. .
City of Birmingham ...... .. .................,................. ........ ....Saturday, Aug. 22 : ((k .
Tallahassee........... .....................................*.:....... ............ Tuesday Aug. 25 L -
Kantas City ,... ...... ..... ..............I....... .........s.............fO Thursday, Aug. 27 .
City or Augusta..... .................................... ........ ................Saturday, Aug. 29 r ..
G.M. SORRBLL, Manager New Pier No.35, North River. t<


< Lewis's Wharf P>. M. Fine Cuisine and Service* No< Tran.fer Between Jacksonville and New, Yo y

Gate City ... ....................... ..... ...._............ ...,......... ........ Thursday, Aug.6 s .
Nacoochee............... ........, ............................................_....Thursday, Aug. U Tie Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New'Steel Steamers.: : '. *
Gate City ....:....................................... ... ...... .... .. .. ..........Thur day. Aug.20 > .
t __ Nacoochee.. .............. ......... .. ............*....... ...... ........,... ....ThursdayAug.s7 Comanche" Cherokee 'Semi ole'
1- (new) 'AlgonquiD Iroquois .
RICHARDSON & BARNARD,Agents, Lewis's Wharf. ,.. .. .. .
Pier 39, Delaware Avenue. .r
STEAMER Steamers are appointed to sail according toUhe tide. -
City of Macon (freight only) .........e.............. ........... ................. Saturday, Aug. 8 ..
City of Macon ((freight only) ................................ ... ..............Tuesday,Aug. 18 From JACKSOHYILLE, (calling at Charleston), .. :.....-..,..'Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursday**
City.' of Macon (freight only)). .. ..'.................... ..0"......................Saturday, Aug. 29 Erom CHARLESTON, S. C..,...........t...... ..... .:.... ".... .....Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays. S
V e M. C. HAMMOND Agent, 13 South Third Street. For hours of sailing'see "Clyde Line" Schedule of Jacksonville and CharlestondaUy gaper*

Central ((90 Meridian) Time-as below. 4. .
Tallahassee,...... Saturday Aug. i, 9.ooP. m. City ofBirm'gh'm..Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2.00 m.Tallahassee..ThursdayAug.20 I' Steamers are appointed to sal1 from Pier 29, East River.New York; at 3 p.m., as follows:( -
Kansas City ... ...Tuesday Aug. 4, 2.00 p. m. 4.00p.m.p For CHARLESTONS. C.,...... ..'.............:...............:. ...Mondays,Wednesdays.Fr.days-
City of Augusta .. Thursday, Aug. 6-9 3.00 p. 11'. Kansas City...... Saturday, Aug 22, 6.30 p.m. For JACKSONVILLE, (calling at Charleston)...... ............Mondays. Wednesdays and Vr days, '
CityofBirm'gh'm..SafdayAug. 8, 6.30p.m. City of Augusta.... Tuesday, Ang 25, 7 co p. m, = '"' .
Tallahassee.. ... .Tuesday, Aug. it, 7.00 p. m. City of Binu'gh'm.Thursday Aug. 27, 8.00 p.m.- .. .. ; a "
,. Kansas City. .. ..Thursday, Aug. 13, 8.30 p. m. Tallahassee... ...Saturday. ,Aug. 29, 9.00p.m. '
City of Augusta.... Saturday,Aug. 15, 9.00 p.mSAVANNAH ClkYOE'S 51:. tJottf4s IllE .,.= itlEr

i Central (90 Meridian) Time-as below. DE BARY LINE. .<

Nacoochee.FrldayAug. 6, 5.00a.m. I Nacoochee........... FridayAug., 5.30a.m. Jacksonville Palatka Sanford Enterprise Fla., and Intermed jatb' ;
GatcgCity.... .......Friday, Aug. 14, 9.3oa. m. | Gate City ..... ......Friday, Aug..28,8.30 a. tC.: on the St. ;Johns River. *
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Central ((90 Meridian) Time-as below. .'
,'. City of Maconl.' ... Thursday Aug. 13 8.00& m.j I City of Macon..Thursday,Sept. 3, 2.00 p. m. o uEVERGLADE, 0 .
Cityof Macon.. .. Sunday AUf.23. 530 a. I ....
to sail from Jacksonville, Tuesdays,and Saturdays 5.00 p 'm.," and from .
", W. 8.ARNOLD, G.T. P. A., WALTER HAWKINS, FlA. P. A., W. J. PARRELL, Sol. AgU, Is appointed .
.' Jacksonville, FloridaC. Sanford on Mondays, and Thursdays at.ro a.-m. .
ANDERSON, Aom T. J. P. BSCKWITH, G. P. & P. AGENT, / :4 .

.. Savannah, Gt. Pier 35, Norjh River, New York. SOUTHBOUND. SCH2DUL1t.. NORTHBOUND. #.
Read Down. Read Up. .

eai m ...:.. ... ....'..........Jacksonville. ._......... ...... Arrive 3.30a.m.
Leave 330 p. : .. .................... ......
8.45 m. ......... ............ ;Palatka l ave 9.00 p.m. t..
i W. A..HOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS. &p. m. .............?...r......'.;.. ... Astor............................ ,' "440 pm
3.00 a m. ........B....;...... StI: Frauds...........,.............. ". .3.30 p. m. .
.........4.30.. ........ !*.*:..*... ...........1...... Beresford ............_......... rr 1.30Pm. .
Arrive 8.30 a. m. ......:;.....-... 0.* .. ,-.:.. Sanrol1.........- "4- -- '* 9-00 a,m, .
WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO. a. m. ........... ..... .... Enterprise.................. ....... 9.Jq..m.- .-
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Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., JacksonvilleM .... .

;* A. J. COLE,Pastnger Agent 5 Bowling Green, New York. ., '
r. r H. CLYDE Awiatant Traffic Manager 5 Bow ing Green, New York. '4
sa wEIT jAX2K&oarvxcrxc, PLA.'tt' '
Traffic Bowling Green, New York.
THEO. G. EOEK! Manager 5
n.4. > F.M. IRONMONGEB, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent,zoo,_West Bay se, 8tUtck53vfll Fla.. ..
JOHN L. HOWABD, F1oridaFrdghtAgentrootlogaDS ,Jacksonvme,Fla. .
*2 '. We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Oomple Stock of J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street,Jackionvflle.Fla. ,

:, \ :<* a* Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal WM. P. CLYDE & CO.. ,* Qenl Agents- ,. I _

18 South Delaware Avenge,Philadelphia. 6 Bowline Green, New York.-

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tl f Star Brand .Fertilizers MURIATE OF POTASH, .;. 'J,.. '__'-a. ,

'. <* GUARANTEED eNA>.YSIs. 43 Farmers and Truckers are requested to send for my price-list of Field and Garden, Seed .
; .. ,. '1,000 bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oats,.73 cents per bushel Alfalfa or Lucerne 25 cents per
Rescue Grass, cents pound. .i
Orange TIee'and, Vegetable KAINIT, Etc pound; 30 per .

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Y,' ;. : .' qZO J W;HASTINGS*. .. but one monarch sand-there must be ,

.V = ri9'casion for a divided house. ,
:A } : Jones ltive been wanting, for
V ,. Smithto'resume** / jfohes- ,'subject is a \ery interesting -
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''- ''t '::*.our farm lifts.;* Every month brings one, aid'a.little knowledge of I...-.

R v-: some qPrpvery! ? "* subject in' farm'v2 life i It t ought to make every farmer desirous -

*',''' ,, '. thalan; esTchangepf f bpinion orinowl- pf a'Jew colonies, not, for the .

". ; edge might fge elpful.! profit ,alone. I think he should 'surround
'r' .. An Implement That Every Gardener and Strawberry
*j! aiu .himself and family with all the
.' Smith; <- rUev-neighbor! :: I -" '
f. ,' ," .>... *.i tad jroiuliave4: found time to/ renewSifrtalks ; luxuries.possible arid thus make the : Grower Should

'.*. ", ''.-- whifck have'cbeel1, I trust, tip. farm; more attractive. ,,. -

.''f'-' ..1'.. our mutnll'benefit: .. Smith+If there was less humdrum Have.'v

v,V 4k ,' : '\' Jones-In; the :Restoration', our.< and dr dgety.in the farmer's family .

., ; .orange'groyes; we finJl.1great dispar- and more.attention- to the science oj ', : '-.',:.:' /.::,', ..

w :;" ,- .ityot opinion as to the best rnetfiods. ,. fanning fe#:callipgs" would be more ", w" 'V.-.. "' .. : '
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: : knowledge-4tKat"'will. ... ). ., ... .
: "\gainingcitrus. ;.Jones; ;The evening is well nighspent '' '
r..,. t*. '.enable\ ps Q-a Vjpid "many. of the, mis- : and I'have; fnuch I would talk _'''.V I < ,

:'k.1;.. t. :".;' --takea'df! foe past,'and tfiatthe Florida i about.: I find in various parts of the ;..' .

: ., !. :orange froin.. the .r stoted. orange'' country farmers': institutes are being :''L', .'..,- .
.__.., .J. ",f groves'.will.. be,.more in demand than. organized,for the interchange of information .. ,, :
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*. ;'. : '-a" .' Smith-tjn! oubtedly;' both from .on. scientific farming, aided by ,

.* if. r. t1t&lac "'that the consumers appreciate the State legislatures: ''?"!II.. '- P,.

; Y'', ,..,'.' '' ffe.ios haying found none to take its ,- ( '.1. ;O' ,
.Sin t1i-The South has been quite "":
: ,f : .'" pjjEice) ;|*nd from the"furthef fact that j.
: backward ma. movement of this kind

:i'i:"' .f. *f, <.to experience|e1eet'only< has'tKe led best.thfe-orange varieties; 'grower in're?1 'but our farm: t talks l map be a nucleus fora '

.' 'uddingttie: restored'groves. farmers' institute i in, our neighbor-" Q ee/ :
hdpdSouthern; Ruralist., fl .
i *'* ; \ iSoue- TJiere is one fact brought.out .. r .

_ ** '* In4he.expfijimentso>of Prgf.. Webber, j".'. _
: .i ip-.:regard' 'to the Washington} Navels .
:The. Kola and Cocoanut. in Florida. .,.. 9-
*_'" vjiich) :'was. i xery interesting to me *' The best Tool for intensive culture ; saves theexpenses of a horse,
'. A Mr Graham the Kola
-i- '. that.polienationwas, necessary to > punctures #
t1IL'i;, does the work just how and where you want it done.
f.... -. the fertilization of that fruit .;- .: nut industry and at the same time

** .''j-Smithr-I noticedthere that of the cocoanut
: 'had-always ?t .
... t .wastjle.pollen on the bloom of the As -to- the .possibility of Florida Thousands of acres of Track andStrawberries are cultivated entirely by hand.'

"t :*'* :.'Washington Navel .orange, but.supposed -" rivaling :.frica'in- producing the kola l This little plow has been perfected with special reference to Florida use'and .
with the assistance and suggestions of Florida growers. .
it'was f fertiljzed.''by i insects from nut we" will say that we have looked '

*: '. *., ; btheV.free's; like- hei1: P rect. plants into the subject exhaustively, and it is

: : ':a, rf ".;. '.ia* many vanities.of, fruit out" of the question.;. The kola tree Four Points and a Wrench Go With Each Plow. "

JonesSO had IL but Prof. Web. and
,: '",, : wilj only thrive! produce good

.. c '.? ber e/ictbsed several,. blossoms of that nuts.in.a truly tropical climate, where ... .

15.1 *. :: "" 'orange-in' ';a. 'gauze covering ,that the; .atmosphere is always hot and Given with this paper to our subscribers for one year for $5.00 f. o.: b. at our -

.: ..' wpuld} aidant ,of.' no insect bringing: steamy.., .in Jamaica, where the conditions .
-, 4. .pollen froji another*tree, and yet the are' far more favorable than and. FRUIT. : GROWER,
.. fruit grew' add matured to all :; .
,; ; appear- Florida where haye >
end experiments
_ FLA.
: ;.'' ?antesveqttal.ta the exposed< bloom! been made_oh 'a large scale, both by

-,4 .. .. *"*.- 'Smith-Since you hive ,called my the government 'and* by private individuals N, B. Special 1.1 low, rates given for Pony, Clipper and' ,Hammock Plows. in con.
r alten\ n! the; subject) recollect a ,* "" :* .
f ; the tree will, grow, but the section with the paper. Write us forterms. '. V ,
C report pf'the experiment, and also reHrember !
.. fruit.is {ilk :appearance a poor apologyfor
_ ,.." Q. ; Prof. : "Webber's statements the_ .African nuts and is lacking in .. ..-
f fhat:the fruit so, produced was .seed '
1 T the virtues. which' make it' so valua ,
I t WHY ?
f ess' ** ble.l ; :
: Jbnes-Then ;tVe must infer fertiU- 9 .

s *>. Mien ended with that generatiop andtiat"fnrit :.Cqcoanut' trees exist in Florida; Go on "Niggeritig the Com 'off the Cob, Blistering your Hands and "_.. 1
} like the'mule 'had, they :are ornamental, and the fruit is '
np power Wearing the Skin off? Buya' $
!' V :. ; to reproduce: itsejf. I had supposed excellent for'culinary purposes and ;

a .. .. V niece was po such thing are roduction hprrle. consumption! ; but the climate! "CYCLONE" CORN SHELLER.. .

.-: '.-;' in.the higher brders of the vegetable\ or does not produce' a. 'cocoanut: rich in '

.. .. aijimal i world without the fertilization oil, and; they cannot. be used commercially SEVERAL REASONS WHY YOU .
n of for.)making the oil The Jamaicakola .-
; /. -the.ovaries'by the male. SHOULD HAVE ONE. ,
: 4V4 : \SmithT-There are'same exceptions cuts are being rejected by.the tIt ',"
best manufacturers of kola -' "
.. The queen bee will,without imprenafiojvby prepara : r
'- the'ipale her tions and the FJoritfa climate is Is folly warranted against breaking or get '4 ; V'1:
;' deposit eggsin too 1 ling out of order by any fair usage. ; '. '
:'! *? the cells.which will .germinate* but the well suited as a comfortable home for takes less power to do the same amount of ",t.-F sIt -
% wilnJe male bees melt to be. "what the kola tree must ?,, work than any other machine of its size ever 1> :
*.*V.Pr8enJ; 6nly or, made. .. -
*' drones nd with .but rin the have in order tp flourish atmos- "-
; one se : ; our There is no time lost after you are through ? 0,
.. t "thejcolonybecomes extinct. pl\\ fc : corn, as the machine takes the corn all off the* .
: too low to develop a first- cob, the in the box basket ,' '''' *
: i ilones-I-have.heard queen lieg t drops corn or take "j- .
kola The \V IT the cob on around and throws it off At the back .3 V :
; ,* Becomes fertilised. the air and that class nut. tree can be "
= By a little practice with it can easily shelf. 'i
:LS *". sheVnever leaves the hive but once. grown for ornamental purposes god -- f one bosh of ears In about you minutes: or 'tes&* ':'" ,i- .
*,,*m told sufficient _- ,_ The sheller is small brt it wiU do the worker t > '-,_ '_
t"\l % Smith-So- we are and that nuts be" ,produced for home many larger machine. g >.- rV

!;. a" ; .bne jm regnation fertilizes the thousands consumption, but it can*,never compete -- V y- The spring can be'adjnsted to any tension V ." ; : ,
_ % & 'Z, ))1 eggs she ''lays in the cells apd. in the markets of the.world with t quired and can be loosened whets not in usf*tht .. .. ;; .
avoiding any chance Cit.giving, ,out.
: j J.
bith produce'Worker bees, the JUrican'nu't. ;
Vw: : ..,- tIt I ,. :A speller wrench accompanies every mat: a ,
.*.." :* ]:jones-I[ .h veJteard that if byac- '. is well to grow few varieties and o/ : "

.- :. ; ddent ;aljueen is killed* the colony giye such"care as is-necessary to grow The mant&cturer of this machine is rated in the Commercial. ; 1 Agec3 at $125.000' F :. o
; personally knowd to the Editor bea_ responsible man. '\, '. "
V...t *. Will} make a qua but of a worker, in them well. :, -. "
** \ fe lanted rchards ; CORN SHLLER: ; : i # .: .o : ,: .
\: ;he. emiryo state by building Up .Newly should l bas / ;w" ,:' t-. 'i .

_ ?around]it a queen: cell and feeding it thoroughly cultivated r as 'corn or is not-irorthlessc1apttap affair,but has genuine merit. -, ; V i ,,<.. : '"
'. Retail price $30. Given with the paper one year for $4.,00 ? jor ihrrkstr ..: : ..
rpyal food. .+ ., f ., potatoes... ., ': '. I11biUibtrtat'2.eqeadl. Address all t'derlto t.Mf'3ilum"' ; .( :,. ... .. '
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,. ',:; ,are produced in. one,colony. and. tHen creasestheir fibrous rootS, .. \ : .. !!.O..c.ER '.. '\III' ::"Ji .J ...
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