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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 22, 1896
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
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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
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JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, AUGUST 22, 1896. Whole No. 1437 f i oi.-a VIIIf No. 34 .

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po- Orange and other Citrus trees are extensively (and successfully)planted
during the"rainy season"of summer.
NOW READY FOR. FALL PLANTING.We .

ORANGE TREES FOR SUMMER PLANTING. .
limited of fine budded orange trees 1 year old on sour "-
have a supply
and trifoliate stock, 3 years old (budded low). All our nursery stock having Satsuma orange trees,on Trifollata stocks. Buds,2-years,branched;stocks .,';:

been banked last winter. Trees are now in thrifty condition. 4-years, % to%inches caliper. (Also Satsumas on Sweet orange stock,same age '_. ".._'.
Following varieties guaranteed true to name: and size.)
MAJORCA RUBY BLOOD, ST. MICHAEL BROWN, The foregoing are a fine lot(as fine as any we ever grew),and we are offering .
PARSON .
MED. SWEET HART'S SANFORD LATE MED, NAVEL, them,for summer planting only,at very low prices. .>
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JAFFA
SATSUMA,
TANGERINE and IIOMOSASSSA.GRAPE FRUIT. THIS IS THE ONE OPPORTUNITY OF THE YEAR TO GET
Size of buds to 4 feet. Price,50 and 75
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A few hundred fine trees of the true Pineapple Orange. FIRST-CLASS SATSUMAS CHEAP.
cents each.
BUDWOOD.
Write for prices, stating number wanted.
". Can furnish Budwood of aU the above named varieties for fall budding. Prices will be reducedin
October on some varieties. For full particulars,addressHASTINGS & WYLIE, WE CAN ALSO FURNISH SATSUMA BUDWOOD.

1. Interlachen, Fla. GLEN ST. MARY NURSERIES.


G. L. TABER, GLEN ST. MARY, FLA. .
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THE LAKE GEORGE NURSERIES ,


M are offering a fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for season of'95 and'96,including a limited supply of JOHN CLARK, SON & CO., .

GENUINE BOONE'S EARLY TREES AND BUDS

Bessie. Tangerine and Grocers Commission MerchantsDEALERS
Also Grape Fruit, Tardifls.Magnum Bonum, Mediterranean Lemon. Sweet Grown to stakes. All on Sour -
common Orange San ford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca .
stocks. Write for prices
to"W.. HAWKINS & SONS.
FlaDAVIDSON
Georgetown Coal; Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,


& co., Tobacco Etc. T-.
Cigars, i' ;;>_

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of all Kinds.No. PRICE-LISTOFWHISKIES. : 4MANONGAlIF.I.A *.
Lemons, Pineapples Eerly Vegetables .
., Oranges, 01110.Hastings' RYF.$2 00 CABINET BOURBON... .......',...... ..|6 oo
20 West Front Strret, CINCINNATI ORANGE ...... 2 00 J.MARTIN Ryg..................--...... 3 oo
SPRING VALLEY........ ................. 2 SO VIRGINIA GUIDES...............f... :. .4 00
BALTIMORE CORN....................... 200 OLD BOURBON................>... .;... 500
NORTII CAROLINA CORN.. ............. 250 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH.........,...... 500
Fall Cataloguefor CLIFTON CLUB.............. ............300 OLD BAKER........ ..................,...500
MONTROSE VELVET RYE..........._.. 6 oo .

JUGS EXTRA: One gallon, 250; two gallon, SOt; three gallon 750. Remit by post-ofiec
will be ready (for distribution August isth. This will money order check or registered letter. We cannot ship C O. D. Remit with order.A .
1896 complete price-list of Groceries,And Wine List,sent free on application.
be sent to all of our customers or to any one who may apply. JOHN CLARK SON & CO.

o' It is a Catalogue of good seeds at reasonable prices. Our

satisfaction to the who use them. If you '
seeds growers
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don't use them now, don't wait another season.
... :' are strictly line this season with the finest stock of Pruit and Ornamental Treei Roses
Seeds specially selected and grown for use in the South- Shrubs,etc.,we have ever grown All the money making val ieties in

ern States. ORANGES, PEACHES, PEARS; PLUMS, BUDDED ROSES,

Camellia,etc. Figs in large Supply, ,,

H. G. HASTINGS & CO., SEEDSMEN, figures.Stock Highest grade Prices Right. Will dormant-bud Oranges D.and L. PIERSON Plums at very, .low, .


,. INTERI- CHEN, FLA.. I Monticello,FJat r" .

TheLargest
JUDGE R. B. ARCHIBALD
,. JOHN L. MARVIN Preslaent. W. CONRAD Vice President. FENCE !
THOS.
'". H. T. BAYA Cashier.. Assistant Cashier. S252SD IRc Per Rod and

CAPITAL $100,000. S Is the cost of wire so-
in higb. Can make I Most

NATIONAL BANK So rods per day withyour
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.'. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, and General Mm FENCE MACHINE.CO., Kokomo,lad Estab.lishment.
Respectfully solicits your DepbsitsColleetions
Banking Business.
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their balances Send for Annual Descriptive z
which -
Depositors 'offered every facility: CATALOGUE, '

business and responsibility warrant. br newly It contains issued and everything revised. Geo. S. Hacker & Son,:

t needed by the Horticulturist Manufacturers of .
SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES TO RENT FROM $5.00 b PLANTS and andTREES plant-lover. BUILDING MATERIAL,'.

.' .PER YEAR, UP.DIREO'rOR3 v Orchard,Window, Lawn CHARLESTON. S. C,
or Greenhouse. Largest Purchase our makes,which we guarantee
: collection to Deleft from superior to any sold South and thereersave
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Chas. Marvin money. ; .,:. _
.' John L. Marvin, W.Church M. Davidson Anderson, Judge R. Archibald, BEASOXER SMOTHERS ONF.CO, FLA. f& WIDOW-AID f FAICY CUSS A SPEC 1T.-U
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THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER is edited and conducted exclusively by actual and experienced tillers of the soil,, :

wholive on the farm and practice what they preach.
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THE FLORIDA FARMER 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 farmer. It advocates the production of home supplies to the greatest extent :-..

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


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Tobacco.Tobacco I farmers in the Pinar del.-Rio procure vera, or spring; el gordo, "the ,fat;" Tttt1akett
,their, seedlings from the Partidos dis- the large ant, the grasshopper and the fatttnel1&
district, because' there is always a snail, all of them aggressive and per- ,
In Peninsular Florida. large proportion of light leaf in that sistent, and many of them small and Strawberry Culture.
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: type of tobacco. Where there are no agile.When Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
Acknowledging that I am your railroads the farmers load their seed the plant is one and a half There is no other crop planted thatis
debtor and begging that you will ex- lings on pack mules and transport feet high the soil is hoed and drawn more profitable than the strawberrywhen
cuse my seeming neglect to write you them thus to their homes. The ten- around it, great care being taken not the labor and expense is consid--
the condition of the experimental tobacco der young plants are apt to become to injure its root, stalk or lower leaves. ered and the quick return therefor.It .
crops of South Florida as promised heated, and so,.in order to avoid los- I "Topping" takes place when the plant is no wonder that there is a grow-
I now do so,hoping that you may ing thejn thus, the mules are halted at has developed from twelve to sixteen ing interest in its culture. Articlesfor
apply the old adage: "Better late than some wayside "tienda," or country leaves. This is the process of pinch- the horticultural press naturallyare
never." store, the plants are taken down and ing the flower from the plant,which is mostly a repetition of what has
I am pleased to say that the questionof spread in the shade, where they are done with the thumb and forefinger, been said before, but new recruits are
successfully growing fine tobaccoon suffered to remain until they have and is needful, in order to give the entering the field and they want and
the light.lands of the peninsula is cooled off. leaves a chance to develop in lengthand are eager to have us say it again.
no longer a theory, but an actual dem The .transplanting season begins width and to attract the sap, which Now is the time to set out a patch
onstrated fact, the experimental stage: usually in October and is concludedsome gives color and fragrance, but which and clean out the old. There is
being now past. I can say that when time,in December. would otherwise go to the flower. nothing like getting the ground in
the proper attention has been given the Arriving at his home with his load Suckers" now make their appear- good shape, and if sandy and light
plants, the tobacco will compare favor- of thousands of seedlings, the farmer ance, and the farmer must get rid of most of the grass, roots and other
ably with any grown.in the State. loses no time in planting them. Withan them with all promptitude, else they rough material should be got out as it
Three varieties have been tried, viz: armful of them he starts forth, followed would appropriate the life of the plant, keeps the soil too louse and it will,
Cuba, Sumatra and Old Florida. The by one or more assistants, after which would dwindle away. One therefore, suffer from a dry spell.
leaves of each of these varieties,grownon whom trail the women and the child "sucker" is always left upon each There is nothing to compare to well
the hammock lands, have without ren. The duty of the assistants is to plant. It is this "sucker" which later rotted stable manure for strawberries.This .
exception, so far as I have seen, scatter a pinch of Peruvian guano in matures into a new plant upon the is not always to be had and fora
specked beautifully. Where the rav- the furrows and to heap the ground parent stalk to make the second crop. large acreage it is not practical and
ages of the worm have been properly loosely about the plant. The women After the second harvest, two, three fertilizers have to be used. The mix-
kept in check, there is a good percentage and children pat each tiny heap and and five "suckers" are suffered to re ture I use is cotton seed meal 1,000
of wrappers. speculate volubly about the chancesof main, which later yield a third, and pounds, kainit 600 pounds, phosphate
But for the unusual dry season, com- each plant's becoming a"prisoner," after that sometimes a fourth and evena 400 pounds, and then I vary accord.
ing on as it did just at the transplanting i. e., taking root. fifth crop.It ing to time of planting. If the plant-
period, the acreage would have The work of setting the plants be. is the first and second harvests ing can be done in August and September -
been quite up to my expectation. gins generally about 4 o'clock in the which yield the large leaves so valua- I increase the kainit and reduce
However, we can push forward the afternoon; but on cloudy days, whenno ble to the cigar manufacturing indus- the meal, but if later I increase the
coming season, feeling that many of rain falls, it may begin earlier. try for wrappers. From the third and meal of the above mixture. 1,500
the uncertainties have been removed Plants are set at a distance of two subsequent harvests are procured the pounds per acre is applied in the
from our pathway and a harvest of de feet or two feet two inches from one filler varieties and the "tail ends," drill, and no amount of after manur
sirable results can be gathered, if we another. A deft hand can plant from which are useful to manufacturers of ing will make up for the neglect of
will but do our duty. 1,000 to 1,500 plants in six hours. cigarettes.The having the manure in before plantingso
Quincy, Fla. H. CURTIS, From the moment the plants are in entire growing season lasts from that the plant can begin right away
the ground until the crop is gathered i 100 to 120 days, every moment of I to store food for the coming crop. .
Agricultural and Immigration watched with I which has been full of toil and
they are unceasing vigi- anxiety Some are very particular about the
Agent, F. C. & P. R. R. Co. lance. Eight days after the first for the farmer. plants-want lots of roots and wont
planting, those which have wilted or The crop gathered, it is hung in the begin to have a plant with a few black
Tobacco Culture in Cuba. died are pulled up and cast aside, to drying sheds. On most Cuban farms roots-no, they are carried away with
Tobacco is a crop which requires be replaced by others. After the this is a rame structure with a thatched the picture they see in the cataloguesof
unremitting attention during the pe- plants have grown to the height of the roof. It faces north and south, with fine plants with a big bunch of
riod of its growth, and the tobacco hills forming the furrows, the groundis plenty of openings,that the leaves may roots. This big bunch of roots I
farmer of Cuba is as hardworking an hoed carefully and grass and weedsare be properly ventilated.The have found to be anything but de-
agriculturist as any of his brothersin removed.It dried leaves of the tobacco sirable in planting a large patch and
New England or Sumatra or where is at this period that the battle plant are as brittle as spun glass and more will die out it a dry spell sets in.
you will. between the farmer and his insect as'sensitive. They are greedy of moisture In fact it is better to have this fine
The soil of Cuba is so generous enemies begins. It is a war of.ex- and, during the rainy season at! lot of roots made after they have been
that-one is inclined to think it yields termination, and it means work of the the beginning of June, they absorb planted. After twenty five years of
tobacco as* it does bananas, in simple hardest, most back-breaking description. enough of it to become pliable, fit for experience the plant cuts but little
gratitude to the hand that sows the handling. It is then put in great heaps, figure with me, all I ask is that it come
seed, but such is not the fact. The The cachazudo, or sloth, is the in- called "pilones," to receive its first fer from a fruit producing stock and thisI
prodigality of the Cuban soil manifests sect which attacks the growing plant mentation., Then the assorting takes have found to be of more importancethan
itself in three and sometimes four and first. The cachazudo is a worm about place. Leaves are assorted as to their the size of the plant and its roots. .
five crops of leaves from the parent two inches long, of an ashen.gray strength, fineness of texture and color. And it is impossible to grow such
stalks, but every step of the develop- color, with yellow stripes, a hard black This latter having been concluded, the plantswhere plants are only grown for
ment of each of these crops must be head and two formidable teeth. The farmer is in position to estimate the plants. Every grower should grow
watched with such care, such intelli- cachazudo makes his approach toward money value of his crop. some plants for his own use, carefully _
gent zeal, as is demanded by no other the plant under ground. If he feeds All the tobacco grown in the Pinar going over and weeding out every
product. upon the roots the plant becomes del Rio is assorted and packed on the non hearing plant, while fruiting;
Some farmers in the Vuelta Abajoare languid and fades away. At night farms. It is then sent to some little and after the first few pickings this
well to-do, but most of them lead a the insect ventures above ground and central town of the district, whence it plant patch should get a good work- .
hand-to-mouth existence, and live in feeds upon the leaves. is shipped to the great warehouses in ing and cleaning out, so that they will
most primitive and frugal manner. The cogollero, or heart eater, pro- Havana.-George Anthony in U. S stop fruiting and start to make run
Very many of the tobacco farms of created by a white butterfly, which Tobacco Journal. ners. Do this every year and you
the Pinar del Rio are located on the nests in the heart of the plant, is -*... will have no running out of varieties.
banks of streams, where the soil is another destructive insect, green in George W. Lainhart returned ;Monday It it is desirable to clean out the
sandy and loose and of a grayish mu- color and of the size of a Morrisania from the Dimick & Lainhart old patch the sooner this is done the
latto color. The sowing of the seed mosquito. It bores holes in the grove up the Jupiter river,.where he better. )Jar off on both sides and
takes place in the months of August leaves. The farmer goes from plantto has been since Friday of last week. thin and clean out all weeds and ap-
September and October. There are plant in his search for the cogollero. :Mr. ainhart informs us that they now ply the manure or fertilizer. After .
large seed farms in many sections of That means a thousand inspections a have ten or twelve acres planted to mineral fertilizers have been used fora
the ,Pinar del Rio. Of late years, day.Other choice varieties ot grape fruit and or- number of years or a large amount :
during the prevalence of the fashion of thecommoner insect ene- ange trees.-West Palm Beach Tropical of green vegetable matter has been '
for light-colored wrapper leaf, many mies of the tobacco plant are the prima- Sun. plowed under the soil seems lifelessYEAR"
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Special Brands for Special Crops.

ORANGE, TREE, FRUIT AND VINE, VEGETABLE, PINEAPPLE, COTTON,

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Coming info the State since the freeze, and finding that the Condition of the Fanners demands that manufacturers should be content with
moderate profits, we are offering our High Grade Bone Fertilizers at Six to Scveu Dollars per Ion 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.
Read our Circulars. Try our Goods. See local agents or address

PERRY |W.' DeliEOfi, STATE AGB 1T,

Jacksonville, Fla.

We refer to the Commissioners of Agriculture of Pennsylvania, Ohio, :Maryland, the Virginias, the Carolinas, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, etc.,
etc., as to the reliability of our guarantees and our general standing.In .
a number of these States we have done business for forty years.
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Under such circumstances I would should cease cultivating strawber- this patch was literally covered with donged and sledge-hammered until
advise the use of cotton seed meal ries by the first of September, or, as shepherd's purse, some of it in bloom.A : they are thread bare and flattened out.
alone. There is nothing that will some even assert, by the forepart of good cultivation in the latter part of It is the same old tale of assertion over
restore the soil so quick in my ex August. It is true that raspberries, November no doubt would have killed and over again, without any proof to
perience.Of grapes and even some trees,by continual the greater part of this shepherd's purse. sustain it. Even Mr. Bryan himself,
course the labor and expense and cultivation, may produce a late Shepherd's: purse and wild lettuce are in his manuscript speech, 'which took
judgment, will be all in vain if a good growth and be therefore too tender for two of the most troublesome weeds for him an hour and forty minutes to deliver -
variety is not selected, such as will the rigor of our Northern winter. The strawberry growers in our community.There did not present anything new, it
do well in the lower south or Gulf strawberry is, however, quite different is no doubt that December cultivation was just a repetition and compilation of
region. Around Grand Bay and from the raspberry in this respect. We largely checks their growth. what he has been saying for four years
along the coast Bessie is the favorite should not expect the wheat or rye to While I advocate fall culture, I of back.
kind. Alabama comes next and is my cease growing a month or two before course mean shallow cultivation. Use Now, sir, I am a 16 to i man "up
choice if only one kind is to be winter. The strawberry is, no doubt, some tool that will thoroughly pulverize to the hub," and am not afraid to say
planted. But the Nunan, when the like the wheat-every week of fall the soil, but not deeper than two so, because I propose to give you a
soil suits it, cannot be surpassed by growth gathers material for the devel- inches. It is a good plan to cultivateif reason for it. Perhaps, from the sev-
the first mentioned or any other sort ment of the coming crop. possible immediately before mulching eral compliments I have had from your
for a prolific and profitable market The argument produced in favor of correspondents, one calling me long
berry. Cherokee, Van Deman -and no fall culture is the surface-root theo Whether to mulch or not dependson headed, another ascribing to me a
Stevens are new kinds and are pre- ry. Some say that about the first of the nature of the soil, the climate, good measure of common sense, and
fered above all other kinds, all are September the strawberry plant sends the object in view and the varieties. another as being a sage, and you call-
firm and productive. Michel's: Earlyis out numerous roots near the surface. There are four chief reasons for mulch- ing me junior, you may think I am a
another which if handled right and They maintain that these roots shouldnot ing: To carry the plants over winterin little swell-headed. Not a bit of it;
the plants are not too close, will be be disturbed, but should have the a better condition; to keep the fruit havn't had to loosen my hat band a
found profitable. For home use and free and unlimited possession of the clean; to retain moisture during the .
near by market Edgar Queen is surface soil. This is a very plausibleidea ripening period; and last but by no bit.I never before appreciated how good
splendid. As a rule those kinds recommended but practical experience finds means least, to make it comfortable for I. cowpeas were. It is certainly strange
by Northern growers are a several serious objections.Do the pickers.-Country Gentleman.This that man will live so long in this world,
failure in the South. To the new be- these surface roots-in the first advice is correct for Florida surrounded by the good things provided .
ginner I say, try the Nunan and if it : two inches of the soil-procure some latitudes. While we do not advocatethe for him, in total ignorance of their
don't succeed then some other kind, plant and fruit material that it is impossible extreme to which some Gaines. merits.
and if it does, you don't want any to obtain at a depth below two ville growers go, in cultivating all On account of the season,which has
other JULIUS SCHNADELBACH. inches? Will not the weeds and the through the picking season, we believeit been most unfavorable, I have failed,
Grand Bay, Ala., Aug. 15, 1896. baking of the soil do more injury than is advisable to continue the culture, for the first time since being in Flor-
I the disturbing of the so-called surface except in cold weather, nearly downto ida, to make a good corn crop, and to
Late Cultivation of Strawberries.Some roots by cultivation? the picking of the first berries. One make sure of not being short of feed
years ago a veteran strawberry Perhaps where the soil is very shal- of the best crops we ever gathered was next winter I have been turning my
grower said to me: "Man you must low, free of weeds and of a loose texture from plants which received their last attention to pindars and peas.I .
quit cultivating those strawberries." I ,fall cultivation might be dispensedwith. fertilizing and working in January, broke up my oats stubble with a
asked him why. Don't! you see how Perhaps with some varieties of when the plow broke up a crust of two-horse plow, turning everythingunder
thrifty they look?" he replied; "and if strawbei ries it is not so practical. Some frozen earth half an inch thick. harrowed it well, laid off rows
you keep on cultivating them they will kinds of strawberries root near the sur- ..I... four feet, and planted two feet in the
all bloom yet this fall." With due respect face, while others strike deeper roots. Letter from Major Campbell. rows, the 20th, of June, later than
to the experience of this aged I am positive that late fall cultivationwith Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. usual-so late some said they would
strawberry grower, I could not make the Crescent and Wilson has paidme Your readers will doubtless appre- not make.
myself believe that I was justified in well. If the soil is in proper con. ciate your motive in opening your columns -I Notwithstrnding the dry weather
ceasing cultivation. I kept on until dition in December, it pays to go to a limited extent to the discus- when planting and the extreme heat
winter appeared in dead earnest. They through between the rows with the sion of the money question, which and drouth of the last two weeks, I
did not bloom during the warm daysof cultivator. seems to be the only one of national never saw pindars fresher and doingso
November. Neither were they so There are many weeds that germinate importance now before the people. well. What makes them grow I
tender that winter killed them. Neither in November and December, and Whilst we need to be informed upon don't know unless it has been clean
did they prematurely bloom the com- make a rapid growth in the spring. and educated in the workings of this and thorough cultivation, for the
ing spring. The final result was a very Shepherd's purse is one of this class. important question, we pray you to drouth and heat of the last two weeks
heavy yield of splendid Wilson ber- Some years ago when frost came in the run your blue pencil through the por- beat the record. I feel very sure how
ries.It early part of October, our potato patch tions of all manuscripts that do not ever of making 16 to i.
has always been a mystery to me appeared to be perfectly clean of weeds. present something new. The ground wss in the very best
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possible condition, and plenty of room remedies. There is one thing sure, if
for a crop of cow peas in the centre WEST FLORIDA COAST, it does not cure it cannot kill.

between rows, which I have just It makes a very handsome orna-
planted about 16 to i foot in the rows.I Plant System Lands, Lake Butler Villa Lands, Disston Co.'s Lands. mental plant in pots. Grown under

wouldn't thank any one to insure mea glass, the leaves are shining and very
return of 16 to i from that planting, FI H Homestead t C Company Knight's Building, Tampa, Fla. tropical looking. The young growthhas
and not another lick of work will be Orlua Empire Building, Orlando, Fla. a purplish cast that is very pleas-
done them for there will be no need ing, and I should think that if plantswere
of brought well along during the
it.Now, Mr. Editor,there is where you Limp_ dub, d_tip Homes in (Jest Farming and But Fruit Section. summer in large boxes or tubs, that it

make three crops in Florida in one would fruit in the greenhouse. It is
year. Oats followed by pindars and The Florida Homestead Company offers unequaled opportunities for the purchase of cheap a very interesting plant to grow under
homes in Florid
cowpeas when the pindars are laid by, It hag lands in every county of the State and is prepared to furnish just such properties as any circumstances, but one who has
be desired. once seen it in fruit would hardly be
then fed down will may ,
by hogs, they It has magnificent birgains in farming fruit vegetable, timber and stock lands.
leave.your land in the very best pos- These Finds can be bought very cheaply-at prices ranging from$I.SO to$10.00 an acre. satisfied to grow it and miss seeing it at
few hundred dollars comfortable home with farm of hundred be
For a a a a acres can boughtin that beautiful stage.
sible condition for corn next spring; the best fruit and farming section of the United Siaces.
this to be planted to between Florida offers a comfortable living and independence to small farmers who will settle on small As to the temperature in which it
cowpeas
places and grow fruits and vegetables for home and Northern markets.
,the rows when laid by, which will give Our early fruit and vegetables command high price in all markets. I may be grown with us, where it grows
you the very best possible fall pastureill revenue.Surplus fruit and vegetables could be canned,thus affording an additional and sure source of i outside, the thermometer sometimesgoes

frost, thereby giving you six cropsin The climate of Florida is delightful at all seasons and it is absolutely healthful. as low as 29, though rarely be-
'The I en-pera'ure is about 45!' for the winter and 85 for summer
two ye us, for I consider a good fall The situation of the State and and its wonderful resources destine it to be one of the most low 32 This point, however, is peculiarly -
pasture equal to a flourishing portions of the world. favored. Its close proximityto
crop. Now is the time to come. when land is cheap and when the State is entering upon a new
Whilst we cannot produce as much period of progress of prosperity.For the sea, with the foothills directly
information, literature, price lists of lands,eta write to back, gives a very unusual climate.
the Northwest
corn per acre as you
The occasional frost and ice do
not
see by a rotation of we
proper crops
can surpass it. FLORIDA HOMESTEAD COMPANY, greatly injure plants, as it does further
back. Coleus, though they do not
Now, I feel like urging upon every- BOX 117, ORLANDO, FLORIDA. grow outside in the winter, will live
body to at once procure good, stock .
and come up finely in the spring.
pea and a good table pea-there is a der what anybody lives "up North"for. with dressing, or eaten with sugar .
wonderful difference between them-
CHAS. W. CAMPBELL, Sr. and cream. It makes a fine jelly or Crimson Clover.
and plant all the land you can. The Campobello Plantation, Marion Co. jam, with the flavor of apricots, but Editor Farmer and Fruit.Grower:
fall is the time to make both and
peas
more delicate. The ripe fruit does
forage. Do this and before frost you The value of crimson clover for the
not bruise easily because of the thick
The Tree Tomato. ,
will have something to exchange for purpose of a fertilizer crop is the chief
outer rind and can be shipped long
the 16 to i silver dollar. The following account of a rare i distances.It subject of thought at this time by farmers -
We have been following politicianswho and interesting South American fruit : in many States. Farm reports
know no politics and financierswho we find in American Gardening, writ comes into bearing near Christmas from all parts of Michigan show that
have never made anything for ten by Mrs. Theodosia B. Shepherd, I and the handsome clusters of crimson clover passed the winter well
of Ventura California. fruit sent East at that time would be and of and seed
themselves, long enough. Let's quitit a large crop hay was
for will fool Many letters of inquiry come to me very taking. Children are very fond : secured. Crimson clover is a nativeof
they us just as badly as
of it, especially boys; so much so thatan and other of southern
they did in the Farmers' .Alliance concerning Solanum bctactum, called Italy parts
business. "The Brazilian Melon Fruit. It English mastiff, or other big dogon Europe. It is not new to this countrybut

Let's follow the plow and when a would probably be of interest to your the premises, is of very great as- only recently begun to attract at-
fellow comes around, spouting finance readers to learn something of the nature -i sistance in growing it. tention. Crimson clover is an annual
and shouting 16 to i just put him between of this interesting and valuable The seeds resemble those of the ordinary I and most be sown in the proper sea-
the plow 'handles and tell himto plant from one acquainted with it. tomato. They germinate in son. This extends from the first of

work it out, and there ,wont be so It is a native of South America, has about four weeks, and the plants August until the last of October. It
many people complaining they can't been grown in Southern California for come into bearing the second season.A seems to succeed in all soils and is
get work. That's the biggest fraud in several years, but is still rare. Cali small plant put out in early spring hardier than the common red clover
America. There isn't anybody .out of. fornia people are slow to take up new will bear in December. It grows to and yields double the quantity of hay-
work, who wants to work. Women fruits or flowers; it is, "Follow my the height of( ten or twelve feet. The and seed to the acre. It makes a
always find something to do; why neighbor," to a great extent. Whether leaves are large, broad, cordate, and good fall and winter pasture but its
can't men ? this is from a lack of independence, sometimes a foot in length. The greatest value lies in its ability to store

The way I came to be a 16 to i i or whether my neighbor is supposedto flesh colored flowers are inconspicuous up plant food and at the same time
I do know but very fragrant.The send its deep feeding roots far down
man was; I was out hunting for a good be making money, not ,
stock pea and found some at my I but the fact is, very few strike out in great beauty of the tree is in deep in the subsoil to gather and
neighbor's. While discussing the mer- new directions, without being first encouraged its fruit, which hangs in long, droop- bring to the surface elements of fertil-
its of this pea I mentioned that I had i by others, who take the lead.I ing clusters, plainly visible below the ity that would be otherwise lost. It
had it once and while it was a fine felt sure that Cyphomandra or Sol foliage, in rich contrast to the dark makes a good bee pasture. The hon-
stock pea it was not fit for the table. anum bctaceum, would some day be green leaves. The fruit is at first a ey is very white and of excellent qual
"No," said he "but I have got one 'one of our valuable fruits for shipping, dull green, changing to a purplish ity. Early in :May the flower appearsand
that is," and invited me to stay to and have urged different persons to green, and gradually assuming a warm the field changes from a deep
dinner and prove it; I did so, and grow it in quantity, but they did not reddish color in some plants, and oth-- green to a brilliant crimson, making a
must say I have never eaten anything i have confidence to take the risk. It ers, a pure, rich salmon. It is the sight to behold and to remember. If
in the way of dried beans or peas to has been among the ornamental plants size and shape of a large egg, with the any of the readers of the Farmer and
equal them. Plant them about 16 to in my garden for three or four years. large end up. The flavor is sub acid, Fruit Grower would like to test crim-
i foot in the row. I One day a Scotchman who had spent slightly resembling a tomato, but still son clover seed I will send a sample

Now, if we want to get any of this many years in Ceylon came into the very different. The outer rind is package by mail for a couple of
silver when it is coined, let us initiateour garden when the tree was full of fruit, tough and about a quarter of an inch stamps for postage.
northern and western people into and exclaimed with delight, "Oh, the thick. There is a pulpy center, sur- L. STAPLES.
the merits of good table cowpeas Tree Tomato! I have not seen it sinceI rounded by seeds, and a firm pulp Box 503, Grand Rapids, Mich.
-and we have several kinds-and left Ceylon, where it is called 'the next to the rind.It .
they will take to them like ducks to poor man's fruit.; There it is eaten, bears through December and Jan- A Stump Burner.

water. And then when we teach cooked and uncooked, in various ways.It uary, beginning near the first of De- The English and French are now
them to mix rice with the peas to is very highly prized and very delicious cemb;r. A large tree, well cared for, using a method simple, effective and
make "hoppin'-John'ahe demand will ." I knew already that I liked will give from a half bushel to a bushel cheap. The only appliances necessary -

be so great we,will ship rice and cow- the fruit very much, as it was picked of fruit. Aside from its value as an are a shovel, a little dry kindlingand
_ peas by train loads, as Dakota ships from the tree. Since then I have ornamental tree, and as a fruit, it is a sheet iron cylinder large enoughto
wheat. Why shouldn't we? This is a tested it in numerous ways and have said to have valuable medicinal quali- slip down over the larger stumps,
a better country than Dakota and we come to the conclusion that it is good ties having a very beneficial effect on the top cone shaped and terminating
can make more of either per acre than enough to be the rich man's fruit. the liver. It would certainly be a in a collar in which one or more lengthsof
they can of wheat. When fully ripe it is delicious. very pleasant medicine to those af- 6 or Seight inch common stovepipemay
When I think of the addition of 'When the outer rind is taken off, and : flicted with liver complaint, and much be fitted. A hole is dug betweenthe .

sweet potatoes and pindars, I won it is sliced! it can be served as a salad, less expensive than the generality of roots on one side of the stump and








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about 1,200lbs0: .to the acre,and from two acres shipped 150 bushels. 1 bad the best bervaluable, as all three sources are best adapted to making -
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partially under it, large enough to ter removing all but one row of con vice for this is an eight or ten-inch seems clear that the war will go on a
start a fire with the kindlings. After cave teeth. The grain will come out board placed obliquely over the row. good while yet. All these things
the fire is once fairly started the iron ; as clean as wheat, and the fodder is The board is secured by stakes, whichare seem to indicate that the Louisiana

cylinder is slipped ,over the stump, the shredded.-J. W. Coleman, Oklahoma driven on the south side of the row sugar men will soon be in clover even
stovepipe is added, and the whole arrangement in American Agriculturist. and slanting toward the north; by without the bounty. This is also thereat
acts as a stove, burning the > leaning a board against these the > chance for Florida, if we could
stump out completely.It Oelery Culture. plant will stand in the shade duringthe invite sugar planters' It has been es-
is said that if the stumps are old I! Continued from Last Week. hotter portion of the day, and be tablished that we grow larger cane,
and anyway dry and the weather is The distance to plant the rows is exposed to the sun in the evening and sweeter cane, and have longer time to
dry they will burn easily without the three or four feet, according to the the morning.-Southern Ruralist. grow; it in. We have thousands of

cone shaped top and stovepipe. It is variety, putting the plants five or six ....... acres of rich land yet unopened, and
also claimed that where the stumpsare inches apart in the row. Have the Upland Sugar Cane. cheap water transportation to all seaport -
green, a half-gallon of kerosene or soil mellow and deep.; stretch a line > cities. We were famous for sugar ,
crude petroleum poured over the and use a dibber for planting. The In a conversation a few days since plantations when the State was an

stump an hour or so before lighting surface of the land should be even with the superintendent of a sugar unbroken forest, and in its prosperitywe
mill in Louisiana he advised
": the fire will facilitate matters greatly, and level. Cut off the tips of the us have none. The Cuban sugar
f. but in this case the top 'and pipe do roots; if they are quite long one-third that the cane grown on the richer sandy in crop cannot recover in years."
i vastly more, making, as they will, a of them can be cut off to advantage! lands was some 15 per cent
saccharine than that in "-
strong draught that will burn well Cut the leaves back about the same matter grown Rot in Eg -Plant.
hammocks and he contended that
the
down into the roots. It is claimed proportion. Place the plant into the I Some years ago I made a series of
much smaller
while the
that one man with three or four cylin hole made by the dibber, and press product was experiments to stay the ravages of rot
the the decreased cost of
ders, large and medium, to fit over the ground about it firmly. Mr. T. cultivation on upland would, offset the increasedcost in the fruit of egg.plants. They

different size stumps, can do more and Greiner says: "If you want to knowif of In reduced labor covered a period of several years; were
< better work in a day than a dozen your work is done quite right, takea and fertilizing. of thorough and precise tn every par-
men with axes alone.-Southern Cul- good hold of one of the leaves and greater percentage sweetness, ticular, made under most favorable
the farmer of the had
upland cane
tivator. pull. If the plant comes out of the circumstances with the plants other-
ground, it was not set firmly enough; very little disadvantage in comparisonwith wise healthy, entirely free from insects
the lowland who
Harvesting Kaffir Corn. if the leaf breaks without looseningthe grower, required and the soil chemically highly
much labor and
As soon as the seed begins to glaze, plant, all is right." more losses.capitaland adapted to egg plant culture. The
begin to cut and shock. Make the In our sandy loam we have to be a was subject to greater rot appeared when the fruit was one
shocks 16 rows wide and the same little more moderate but the soil must While considering the transitionof half to two-thirds' mature. A spot
distance in length. Balance it well, be pressed firmly to the plant. Insetting the Cuban tobacco crop into Flor hardly perceptible at first; then increased
for the seed is so j heavy that it will go out put the bud even with the ida, would it not be well also to con- to the dimensions of a silver

down easily. I like very large shocks surface of the ground. The work of :sider the transfer of the sugar indus- dollar, even then scarcely more than

and have had no difficulty in getting setting out can be facilitated by cut- try? shin deep, soon increased in depth,
them to cure well. Unlike Indian ting the roots and leaves to the proper There are millions of acres of land and in a few days the conquest of the
corn it does not dry up and shed its I size before taking to the field. A in the State especially adapted to the destroyer wa complete. The chemical

VV blades in a few days, but will stay in strong boy may be employed to hand growing of sugarcane, and in view of I applications which I made! were
; good condition for cutting from fourto the plants out in good shape to the the disturbances in Cuba the planters many, and with one exception utterly
six weeks. One man can do his one doing the setting out. should be easily induced to give their unsatisfactory. The successful remedyis
.. chores, keep his farm going aud single After setting the plants must be attention to this country. On this simple and highly commendable.As .
handed cut and shock all the kaffir watered, unless the setting out is done subject the Manatee River Journalsays soon as the rot is observed, dust
corn he can plant and cultivate. After. immediately after a rain. After watering : "From best accounts it is now the spot with air slaked lime, and in'
it is well cured, stack it and house it as soon as the water has soak- estimated that there will only be 100- a day or two the rot will have dried

as you would ordinary corn fodder, or ed into the ground, rake a thin layerof 000 tons of sugar available for export up; the spot disappears, and the fruit
let it stand in the field until wantedfor soil over the moist earth. If it is i in Cuba, a shrinkage of 850,000 tons will moture in good condition. I

use. Prepare a rack in the feed after a rain, work the ground lightlyto compared with last year. There is made this known to a gentleman who

lot and feed it as hay. It is not nec- give some loose soil on top. These said to be already an apparent short cultivates eggplants as a specialty for
essary to thresh it. Feed stalks and directions, if followed out, will do age in the supply of sugar on the the Baltimore market, he having already -
seed letting the hogs and chickens much to conserve the moisture of the American market. Tne rainy season lost two entire crops in previous

follow the cattle. It is as' near an soil.A will soon set in on the island, puttinga years. He writes me that as a
ideal feed as can be found in any one few days before transplanting stop to grinding cane and the man- result of this treatment, he was en-
." plant, and it is quite desirable in that the plants should be hardened off to ufacture of sugar. abled to save fast year's crop entirely.G .
.. one man can raise the entire crop lessen the shock of transplanting.After "There seems to be no incentive to C. A., in Country Gentleman.
:, himself. If it is desirable to separate having set the plants out they cultivate the fields, and all in all, the .
the seed from the fodder, run the should be shaded to accustom them prospect is far from bright for any improvement Subscribe to the Farmer & Fruit-
stalks through a threshing machine af, to the field gradually. The best de of things next year, as it Grower.







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in' of them hate diarrhoea, I boil with blood red combs. Have also Edueation of
1 Poultry- the milk, the bread is soaked in it, been setting hens and hatching chicks

_______________________.... ..__________________ and also give it to them to drink. Old since January. The June and July BODYM ,
; Edited by S. S.DeLANOY Apopkl, i1L.o plastering, ot lime' that has been chicks are just as healthy and growing I N D,
slacked a long time, is very useful, as fast as the earlier ones. MORALS.
'1'h Turkey and they will leave their food to peckat Another thing I never had occur FREE TUITION.
Regarding die raising of Turkeys, a it if a few lumps are thrown into before. I had six turkeys hatched
farmer's wife gives the following ds their pen. In about four or five the 16th of January. The hawks took The
the secret of her success: weeks the young turkeys have their all but one-a pullet, and she com-
"I believe the secret of my success wing feathers, and we think they are menced to lay thi s month, before Florida
lies in this-that I feed and care for able to help make their own living, so being seven months old. I paint
them so constantly while small, take we turn them out of their pens and my roosts with L. L. K. frequently, Agricultural
ing care that their feeding place and start them all together to pasture. It so that I ascribe this earliness to free-
drinking vessel are clean, that they may be necessary to go after them a dom from fleas and vermin. I feed CollegeIs
ale sheltered! when a rain comes up few times in the evening, but I always well and use plenty of grit.A. supported by grants from the National
and look out for lice oft the head and feed them; and they will soon learn to M, G. from Government.Florida. All Open tuition to free males to and all students females.
under the wings. If I see a turkey come for that. They must be well L. L. K. Liquid lice killer, owes Women board with families in town. Men
that looks droopy, it is almost sure to fed and kept growing until ready for I its death dealing properties to carbon- board month.at A College most Mess healthy Hall location.for $1000 College per

be lousy. If so, I grease it with pure market. Last summer I raised 82 bisulphide combined with other well. surgeon Military discipline attends all under students a graduate free of of charge.West
lard, this will soon exterminate the lice turkeys, 57 of them being early ones, known insecticides, disinfectants and Point. Four courses of instruction,-Agricultural -
think sell in Thanksgiving germicides. It not only kills insects Mechanical, Latin Scientific and
and will not hurt the turkey. I and large enough to Women's. Superior equipment in Labora
that pure bred stock pays better every market, the gobblers average but also neutralizes or kills disease tories. Gives degrees of B.8.and A.B. Bus-
iness Course giving free instruction in Pen.
time, and I prefer the Bronze to any ing 24 and the hens 18 pounds. Sisters germs that are floating about. Have manship. Book Keeping,Business Law,Short
breed 1 have tried. I had the White those of you who do not raise never used it but imagine it to be the Term Hand,opens Type Monday Writing, Oct.and 5th Telegraphy.,1896. For catalogues Fall-
Holland for one year, as a near neigh- turkeys now, try it next year and see simplest remedy out. They that have giving full information address,
bor had the Bronze, and we had how nicely you can replenish your dusted a lot of fowls with insect pow- CLUTE.,Lake President City,,Fla.
trouble with our turkeys mixing, butI pocketbook, besides furnishing roast der know what an everlasting job it
sold them all off at the end of the turkey for your own Thanksgiving and seems to be and it calls for night workat MASTER'S SALE.
year, as they were so much smaller Christmas dinner." that. How much easier to simply Notice is hereby given that under and by virtueof
a final decree or sale made and entered by the
. walls and
when matured than the Bronze and paint roosts dropping
; ----.its--- Honorable R. M. Call.Judge of the Fourth JudI-
d less hardy. But 1 do think them excellent boards just before the fowls! retire and cial Circuit of Florida, in and for Duval
Conquered.Editor County in Chancery,sitting on the first day of
layers. Five years ago I.sent then go to bed yourself, when the June, A. D. 1896,in a certain cause therein pending
trio of Bronze and Farmer and Fruit-Grower: time arrives, knowing that the deadly wherein C B. Hoyle is complainant and
for
a pure turkeys Thomas L. Allen, Ida Allen and Jane B. Porter
; have kept the same stock in part ever Perhaps some of your readers would fumes are doing the work that it are defendants I shall offer for sale and sell to
like to know how I rid my yards of would have taken half the nightto the highest bidder for cash, at public ou'cry. in
you
since, buying either gobbler or hens front of the Court House door of said Uuval
each from some one who raises purebred chicken fleas. I had a dreadful time accomplish by thoroughly dusting County, in the city of Jacksonville therein, on
turkeys. I usually keep about with them last year, lots of my fowls with insect powder twenty to thirty the the 7th first day Monday of said in month September and,a the legal same sales being day,
and almost not attaining their full size and weight, hens. S. S. D. between the legal hours of sale,the property described -
six hens they always lay
in said final decree fallows:
close to home, but sometimes a hen owing to the torment they underwent.I Jot one(i)in Block thirty-two ((32)), Riverside,
off'a and steals her tried everything I ever heard of,kerosene Cost and Value of Eggs as Food.It in the city of Jacksonville,Duval County Florida.
strays good ways August 6th, 1896. STEPHEN K. FOSTER
nest. I shut her up until toward emulsion,carbolic acid, sulphuricacid is estimated that if meat is worth i WALKER & STRIPLING. Special Master.
evening.% She commences to call insecticide lime, unslacked lime. 20 cents a pound, a dozen eggs will Solicitors for Complainants.
when I let her out, and she will go Every week I thoroughly dusted in the have a nutritive value of 30 cents, or
straight to her nest, and it is an easy coops; after they were cleaned the be equivalent to 154 pounds of meat.
matter to follow her and find it. fowls were frequently caught, greased, This food is in a state to be both very -
"I lay the eggs very carefully in insect powder dusted in their feathers.No palatable and easily digested, consid
some cool place in a vessel or box good; only in new yards I had erations not to be forgotten in estima-
with cotton, or old soft cloths under none where my breeding pens were, ting the real value of eggs as food. It BRASS BAND
them, until I have all the eggs from and in these I raised my January and is further estimated that it takes 5'2 Instrument.Drams,Uniform,Equip
the first laying, when I set two or February chicks. pounds of corn to produce a pound of went for Band and Dram Corps.Lowest .
priceaevergaoted. Fine Catalog,400
three of the turkey hens, giving each Just about this time there was a pork, and but 3 i-io pounds of corn Illustration,maf ledfrte;it fives Band
one 15 to 17 eggs, and put the balanceof menace to the orange buds in these to produce a pound of eggs. If the Music Initruct'ns LYON IIEALY for Amateur, Band
eggs under chicken hens. Nine yards, the fowls picking the wax off estimate be correct then there would .adami 81 art Vakaik iituc,CUcafOL.

eggs make a sitting for them. I aim and, of course, destroying the bud; so be a greater profit in feeding corn to
to set all of the eggs as near one timeas it was decided to tear down the old hens than to pigs, to say nothing of Mrs. Mann of Mannville has made
possible, so they will all hatch at yards, thoroughly plow and build new the greater healthfulness of eggs as more than 100 gallons of pear butter,
. once. The remainder of my turkey yards of wire netting, with two-feet food.We the most of which she shipped North.
hens I break from sitting and they will base board, 25x100 movable coops are not among those who consider William Orange of the same place,
lay a second laying. When the little 2*x8, shingled top, wood floor, sides the flesh of swine unfit for food, has been operating a large evaporatorof
turkeys hatch I take what the chicken and ends of wire netting, raised from but we are satisfied that its digestion the elevator kind, running it on
hens hatch and give to turkey hens the ground two feet. This admittedof makes a greater demand upon the pears and plums, for about a month.
and put in coops, with slats far free circulation, besides affording stomach than does the digestion of We are trying to beat the railroadsout
enough apart to allow little turkeys to shade and place for nest boxes. I eggs, and that therefore eggs are the of a part of the freight by con
get through. I also make a yard have palma christi for shade also, be- preferable food. When we take into centrating the material.-Times-
about eight to ten feet square around sides plum trees, umbrella, persimmonand account the palatableness of eggs, Union.
each coop of any scraps of boards that asparagus. Before the yards were their easy digestibility, and the cheap- As an evidence of i the steady improvement -
happen to be handy, just high enoughto finished some one told me-who was ness.of their production, we need not of the agricultural classesin
prevent little turkeys straying from troubled in the same way-that where be surprised at their great consumption Leon county, the records in the
the mother hens. It is best to put they had put down fine ground tobacco nor need we fear that their consumption court house show that less than one
them in some sunny, grassy spot, and for peach trees the fleas had all dis- will decrease. On the contrary hundred crop mortgages have been
when the grass gets soiled and tram- appeared; so I immediately investedin as the facts become better recorded this year, whereas eight and
pled down to move the yard to a clean a 200.pound sack. All the extra i known, we may reasonably expect nine hundred was the rule only a few
place. I feed the little downy thingsfor bad spots were sprinkled. Sure enough, I that the demand for eggs will be great- years ago.-Tallahasseean.
the first two or three weeks on for some unknown reason, Mr. Flea ly increased.-H. S. Babcock in Reliable -
light bread crumbs soaked in sweet had gone. I won't say I have not a Poultry Journal. Two bales of new cotton were received -
milk always adding a little black pepper flea on the place, because I still havea at Shine's warehouse one day
and, sometimes onion tops choppedfine Collie dog and a cat, but in my Who would have believed when the : last week. They were grown by Mack
which they eat very greedily. chicken yards there is not one. railroad reached the town on the 15th I Gardner,an enterprising negro planter,
About, once a day I give them hard How the chicks have grown and of May last that on the 28th of the and weighed 500 and 515 pounds respectively -
boiled chopped fine. After theyare thrived The Rocks laid at five following July, in spite of the prevailing Both were classed as mid.
two eggs or three weeks old I give them months and the Brahmas at six; business depression, we would dling, and were bought by Levy Bros.,
curd Dutch cheese, as some these have never before laid under have a city with over four hundred at 7 5-8 cents cer pound. Gardnerhas
milk
or
call it peppering, it well, but I never eight and ten months. I would I registered voters and a population of brought in the first bale for four
had but and the thousand such is the case.- in succession Tallahassee correspondence -
give them corn bread or raw meal wet rather they not they two yet years .
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If every one in the city of Palatka 1i i, Fancy Scarfs. Talking
should go into the chicken business For Our Rural Home.
and feed them on hyacinths they There is such a variety of scarfs

would get enough hyacinths along among the decorations of to-day, that Bicycles
their wharves to last all the chicks for everyone who loves fancy work or
twenty years and still have plenty left. wants her rooms to look dainty with a
-San Mateo Item. small outlay of time or money, may
be as well suited as my lady who has
Parties here this week are making .
to make her selections and order
only
pretty close estimates of the numberof : SEE THAT CURVE.
the articles sent home, without a
boxes of on the north side
oranges
of the work to make
thought required
of the river, embracing a territory of
those same dainty trifles. .
about twelve miles square, or reachingfrom .
the river to Oak Hill, Gillett's, For the purpose of assisting busy .
housewives to select both fabric and
Creek and Terra Ceia Island.
Frog
decoration for scarfs several kinds
The estimates made from these sec ,
will be described. Not only is therea
tions give the neat little footing of wide difference in decorations, but IT'S QUALITY THAT AIDS THEM TO -
boxes and no doubt enough
32,000 ,
the materials used vary from the finest
small groves were overlooked in the silk and lace to the thick felts so long : TALK FOR THEMSELVESIT'S
count to increase this numberto
general
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used and still so well liked by many
40,000 boxes. housekeepers.We THE SCIENCE SHOWN THAT
Our fellow townsman, Mr. C. E. will first consider the thin fab.. .. .
Howard, has just returned from a photographing rics which are so well suited to summer AIDS THE QUALITY. .
tour for the Bradley Fer furnishings.

tilizer Company, and reports the con i I Among the daintiest are those made

dition of the groves of that companyin I of silk bolting cloth,and hand painted. .. l f
the vicinity of Forest City, Alta- One end is finished with a two-inch

monte Springs, Maitland, Apopka, hem while the other has a frill of wide ""
Plymouth and Zellwood as being first silk lace.
class and giving promise of considerable Another airy scarf, which, like the 19 1 s"--Keatings--191" : s.

fruit, many trees actually lookingas first, is used for the corner of the
well as before the freeze. The mantle is
or to drape over a picture,
groves throughout the section visitedare made of very sheer linen or lawn.
uniformly well kept and are correspondingly The edge is finished with a two-inch

flourishing.OrlandoReporter. hem, above which is a fine open-work
border. Diagonally across one endis 66 3G days ahead of them a11"
I do not think you can find a singletree a spray of wild pink roses, embroidered I"
in the 3500 acres of orange grovein with Asiatic filo, while on the Art Catalogue cents In Stamps.
and about Interlachen that is not
I other end are scattered a few roses,
sprouted from the stump, and from : buds and loose petals.A .
two to ten feet high, and there are scarf that is much admired, is of KEATING WHEEL CO., HOLYOKE, MASS.
others as good, or. better, in the neigh Japanese silk. The sides are finished
borhood. I have one grove of 6 with half inch hems and the ends have .
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acres not budded and the sprouts are narrow rolled hems. One end is
invariably from the stump (as are all trimmed with wide silk lace and the be finished with lace or silk fringe.A Roman floss and Asiatic twisted embroidery
others in this section) and they stand other with fringe made by drawing sky blue scarf of this material witha silk in decorating these fab
about seven feet high on an average, several threads of Asiatic filo through design of apple blossoms or trailing rics. No. i Vienna embroidery che-
and. there. .. is. little difference- in their. them at intervals of one-half inch, arbutus is lovely. Tne design, whichis nille and arrasene are also used and
size. All the trees here are growing ,and tying them as our grandmothersused embroidered with Asiatic twisted are exquisite when properly treated.
rank and vigorous and healthy. Some to tie towel fringe. Cream, pale embroidery silk and Asiatic filo, showsa Floral designs are best liked for these
have oranges on now and we look for pink and pea green are the favorite I cluster of the flowers on one end of scarfs. The ends should be finished
quite a few oranges next year, and in shades for these scarfs. For a cream the scarf and a few scattered blossomsand with a rolled hem or a facing of con
three or four years more, at the most, scarf, violets or forget-me-nots are used petals on the other.A trasting color or material. In either
to be shipping from twenty-five to for the decoration. For the pale pink, salmon or pink scarf with decoration case a fringe of velvet balls or other
thirty thousand boxes, as we were in ferns are the daintiest, while on the of ferns is also very pretty. : ornaments should be used.
1894 and 1895.-Letter in Halifax pea-green, trailing arbutus or lily of Sateen, which costs from ten to I R. E. MERRYMAN.
Journal. the valley looks well. The designsare fifteen cents per yard, is much used .
Warrock & Co., of Jacksonville, embroidered with Asiatic filo. for scarfs. A small table scarf of Value of Individual Effort.It .
have contracted for 2,000 bushels of A very dainty scarf for draping aI I wine color sateen has a conventional seems a hard matter to keep Vil-
guavas, and more attention is going to picture or mirror is made of bobbinet.A design embroidered on each end with lage Improvement societies together,
be given them in the future. It has two-inch hem finishes the sides and Asiatic filo. The ends are fringed as among the masses there is a lack of
been unprecedented in the past for the ends are trimmed with wide lace with wine color and white drapery interest in the work. It seems hard .
anyone to plant, fertilize or cultivate corresponding with the net. A design fringe. The sateen comes in all colors for many people to see that the value
guava trees, yet they grow almost as of golden rod on one end and a any of which with suitable deco- of all property is greatly enhanced if
persistently as the palmetto scrub. few butterflies on the other is darned ration will make attractive scarfs. all the surroundings are kept in a neat
Here and there persons grow guavas, into the net with Roman floss.A Felt scarfs are well liked by some tidy manner.A .
or more exactly they grow themselves, very airy scarf for a picture for tables and mantels in halls and few years ago a society was
on individual trees which have but drape is crocheted in knot stitch, usingB. libraries. They may be bought ready started here; quite a sum of moneywas
few seeds growing close to the center, & A. crochet silk. It is bordered made or the material, which comes in raised and many improvementswere
the fruit being also larger and firmer : with an edge of daisy lace, which is a all colors, may be decorated to suit made. Many shade trees were
than the ordinary fruit. As these combination of roll and knot stitches, individual taste. The edges are usually -I' planted, wire tree guards were pro-
become common and are planted and and is fully described in "Art Needle cut in small scallops with a pink ; vided to protect the trees from dam
fertilized,.we shall have guavas as much work" published by Brainerd and ing iron but may be finished with a age, small plats were graded and
superior to the present sorts as the Armstrong, New London, Conn. fringe if desired. The designs, which flowers and shrubs set out and much
fancy orange of to-day is superior to Among other things described in the may be either floral or conventional, work of a similar nature was per-
the wild orange, and with none of the same book, are lovely scarf wheels, are embroidered with Asiatic twisted formed, but public interest and support
tedious cultivation of the orange., which alone, are well worth the ten embroidery silk and Roman floss. soon failed and the society became
Then guava preserves (without seeds) cents charged for the book.A Very handsome scarfs are made of a thing of the past. Every town
will arise to that reputation which belongs very rich looking scarf for man velvet, velveteen and plush. The should have such a society, but fail
to them and take a prominentpart tel or small table is made of colored heavier silk'threads, such as Asiatic ing in this every individual should be-
in the world's food.-Manatee satin which can be bought for twenty- rope silk, Boston art silk and Medieval come an Improvement Society, and
River Journal. five cents per yard. The ends may silk, are used in connection with see.to it that his own property, with

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1896. THE FLORIDA FARMER. AND FBUIT-GROWEK. 537



the side of highway bordering on his Baneful Effects of Beer.It required to perform the greatest feats' .

land, be kept clean and free from any is doubtful if any more perni-- of corporeal exertion in battle, sport, 1LiN

unsightly objects. His fences (whereit cious compound was ever put into explorations, etc., the baneful effectof

is necessary to have them) should be the human stomach as a beveragethan alcohol is most strikingly shown.In .

4 .kept up; let the old broken down beer. It was stated not long spite of the marvelous advan-

board fence give way to the neat and ago that the Emperor of Germany expressed tages of our present age a great retro-

tidy wire fence. Keep all buildingsand great anxiety as to what Ger- gression in an ethical sense is unde-

fences well painted. Keep the many is to do for soldiers if the pres- niable, the chief cause of which 'is E: r

lawn and yard clean and well trimmed.If ent drinking habit of his countrymen principally due to the increase of

a man is a farmer let him keep cannot be restrained. We quote froma drunkenness because the beer saloon

his buildings and fences in good re recent number of The Voice the has become the centre and focus of

pair. I! following testimony of some of Ger- social life."

. 'v Clean up the old hedges; cart off many's most distinguished scientistsas Shortest, Quickest, Most Attractive r

the stone heaps that have been plowed to what beer and other intoxicatingdrinks Chicken Salad.
are doing for Germans in Ger :ROUTE
around for so many years. There is Measure the meat, from which BETWEEN

no excuse for that untidy and shiftless many. every bone has been picked. (If FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTHTHE

look about buildings: There are times Two more important utterances on I "short" of chicken, piece out with

when this cleaning up can be attendedto the subject, one in Germany and one lean fresh pork, boiled until very ten- Florida Central and PeninsularNEW

without interfering with other work, in France, have just come to our no- der.) Add double the quantity of

and such work will always pay "an tice. One is a notice in the Deutsche cabbage, celery, and lettuce, equal THROUGH ROUTES.

hundred fold." Versicherungs Zeitung of Berlin, an parts. Mix thoroughly, over all turn New York to Jacksonville by
New Florid Pennsylvania R. R. to Washington -
There-are some people who seem insurance journal, a lecture delivered the liquor, or so much of it as needed, and Southern Railway to
March 28th by Dr. Brendel before Northern Columbia, Florida Central l &
to enjoy filth, but they are very in which the chicken was cooked.
Air Line. Peninsular to all principal
scarce, especially in the rural districts. the Anthropological Society of Mun Chop in coarse pieces two hard-boiled points Florida.Cincinnati .

One such a case I have in mind: A ich. The lecturer opened his discourse -. eggs for each quart of "the mixture. 1 to Hariiman JunoCincinnati
I tion by Queen & Crescent,
family owning a small place adjoining' by discribing the present era Salt to taste. Set away in a cool Harriman Junction to Asho-
as "the alcoholic period of man," because Asheville & I villeand Columbia by Southern -
until
inhabitants in earthenware
a village of some 5,000 place ( or glass) Hallway, and Florida
on a much traveled road. The man drunkenness has never at any ten or fifteen minutes before wanted. Jacksonville Central&:Pensnsular-Colum-

built his house at the edge of quite a previous age been so prevalent 'as Mix thoroughly with the following : j.bia Cincinnati to Jacksonville.to Jacksonville by

ravine, and wishing to fill this ravine, now.He For each quart of salad allow two Cincinnati Queen &: Crescent to Chattanooga -
went on to speak as follows : and Southern R'y to Ever-
and somewhat inclined to well beaten a tablespoon of }
being penu- eggs, ; Florida ette,:Florida Central &: Penin-
( riousness, he went to the "village "Alcohol, which apparently brings so melted butter (salad oil if preferred), Limited. sular to all important Florida '

fathers," and asked them to use this much pleasure to its partaker, acts as a teaspoon of mustard, and a cup of points.Kansas City, Fort Scott &:

place as a "publie dump," which they poison, if even consumed in small vinegar. Stir the mustard smooth, Kansas and City Memphis R.R.to Kansas City,

were very glad to do, and for the past doses daily, by means of its cumulative with a little of the vinegar; add the JacksonvilleThro' to to Birmingham Everette, Fla., Southern Central R'y&

1' year or more this place, which is action as strikingly shown herein rest, and the eggs with a pinch of salt Line Peninsular to all Fla. points.

within twenty feet of his house, has Munich, the centre of beer con- and the butter. Cook slowly, so as Louis Short to Line Jacksonville to Du Quoin by,

been used to dump all the garbage sumption, by the frequent sudden not to curdle. Use it cold. Dolly Sp'gs 1St. Central to Holly Sp'gs,
Route. City, Memphis &: Birmingham -
from this village of 5,000 people. cases of death of apparently healthymen. .... to Birmingham,Sou.
This includes decayed vegetables, Fatty, enfeebled hearts, shriv- -- : J R'y to Everette and F. C.&: P.
elled kidneys fatty or hardened livers We enjoyed the pleasure recently of Sioux City &: Chicago to Jacksonville -
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spoiled meats and salt fish, cabbages, 111. Cent to Holly
onions, etc., old bedding full of ver- changes in the texture of blood-vessels inspecting the pineapple shed of Mr. Holly lloute.New Sp'gs. }SJ'ge, K., O. M. &: B. to Birmingham -
Sou. R'y to Ever-
min, and everything else that is filthy! which cause paralytic strokes Geo. I. Russell, east of Orange avenue.It ette and the F. C. &: P.

I hear some one exclaim, but what and softenings of the brain by burst- is a fine sight to see six acres enclosed Louis'ille &: Nash'ille to Rive
in the brain chronic catarrahs of in one shed most of which en- Orleans Junction. F. C. &: P. only
be who will ing ,
kind of people can they To 1 route with through sleepersJacksonvllle
live over this filthy mess? I have the stomach and bronchial tubes, etc., closure is set in plants. Here we see Jacksonville.The between New. Orleans and .
trembling of the limbs aberrationsand about fruiting plants and soon
been asked by strangers if they were 27,000 F. C. &: p. has 700 miles of track in
diseases of the mental faculties will be about double that
Americans. Yes they are Americansand there num- Florida running through the
,
consider themselves very respectable delirium tremens,etc.-these are some ber of plants set and growing in this Tobacco Stock Regions Warming and Dairy Section,
able of the consequences of an immoderate one shed. We regret that we are Peach and Strawberry Land.,
to
Americans too. They are
Banana and Pineapple Country,
Orange
for the carting of soil to fill this drinking of alcoholic stimulants. forbidden to give the public some of Phosphate Belt.
pay Professor Dr. Bellinger of! this city the information regarding the profit of Has the Silver Spring and
place, but they seem to prefer livingover Other Fine Scenery.
this "death [Munich] has in the same manner this business which we gathered from The Great Hunting Country.
trap.
proved the prevalence of various diseases Mr. Russell. But all the glory and Reaches the Noted Fishing Ground
this is extreme case Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety
Of
an
course of a definite nature of the inter- glamour of oranges in their palmiest of soils in the State,and above all
and it is be that there is not
to hoped nal organs caused by the universal days cannot compare with the entrancing Runs over the Central Rldgeland
other in the Where it Is High and Healthy.
even one person country
for sucha drinking of beer. A normal heart or stories of what can be done Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers
tolerate moment
would
who a kidney is the exception only here in with pineapples here about Orlando. the best freight facilities for any produce to

place. If every man will see to it Munich. This state of affairs also in- And what magnificent fruit Eight, the Send Northern also for markets.the best map! Florida (sent
well
that his own surroundings are in of free) and note the towns on its route.A.O.MACDONELL.G.P.A.
how much beautiful would jures the progeny a most serious ten, twelve pound apples! some ,
more
kent I manner. Dr. Demme found that of which would pretty well fill a water Jacksonville Fla.
be this world ours.-A.. Hallady, of non-drinkers bucket Orlando Star. -
the I children 82 -
per
in American Gardening. I cent were sound, while of those of The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R.

....... drinkers only 17 per cent were sound. $100 Reward $100. Offers to ShippersThe

Crochet Needle.Book.For Although large quantities of beverageswere Shortest and Quickest Route

Our Rural Home. drunk formerly, still only in the The readers of this paper will be pleasedto BETWEEN
last and more especially only learn that there is at least one dreaded
A pretty needle-book is made century, FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
very disease that science bas been able to cure
Crotchet circular in the last decades, in which the THE EAST AND WEST.
A as follows: two in all its stages and that is Catarrh.
covers in shell or other fancy stitch, brewer's art was perfected, has drink. Hall's Catarrh Cure is the only positivecure With Improved Ventilated Cars this com-
ing become universal. It has spread I known to the medical fraternity. pany is better equipped than ever ever to
using gold color Victoria crochet silk. now handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops and
Cut three circular pieces of white or everywhere and increased to a frightful Catarrh being a constitutional disease insure close connections and prompt despatchto
all Eastern and Western Markets.
requires a constitutional treatment
light blue cashmere, making a little most alarming extent. It has Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, Through oars to destination with

difference in the sizes so that, when been introduced even into country acting directly upon the blood and mu- out change or delay.
of all will communities, and the only inevitable surfaces of the destroying 'I Perishable freight followed by wire and
placed together, the edges cus system, thereby shippers advised time passing various Junc-
show. Buttonhole stitch the edges consequence will be the thorough degeneration the foundation of the disease, tion points and arrival at destination.All .

with the crochet silk or with Asiatic of the human race, if the and giving the patient strength by build- adjusted.claims for overcharges and loss promptly -
evil is not checked before it is too ing up the constitution and assisting na-
twisted silk in gold color. that goods are markedvia
embroidery ture in doing its work. The proprietorshave See your
Place the three leaves together, put a late. so much faith in its curative powers, F. C. & P. R. R.
crochet cover on each side and fastenat Although it is contended that beer that they offer One Hundred Dollars for For information: call on or address the undersigned -

one side with a few stitches. Fas- contains less alcohol than either wineor any case that it fails to cure. Send for C. B. TAYLOR Trav.A'gt,Ocala,Fla.
list of Testimonials. W. B. TUCKER, Gen.A'g't,Orlando, Fla.
ten a bow of gold color baby ribbon whisky, it is nevertheless as injurious O.M.HOLDEN,Trav. A gt, Leesburtr, Fla
over the stitches. Fill the leaves with as either of them, while its vaunt Address, F. J. CHENEY & CO., W.R. FULLER.Trav.AVt: ,Tampa Fla.
Or N.S. PENNINGTON,Traffic Manager,
needles and this dainty trifle is complete ed nutritive value stands in no pro Toledo, 0. Jacksonville,Fla.

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farmer borrowed $too to gold-ot bn tomatoes this fall t have an acre
Duty on Oranges.
Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower and Prult-C r just as good-he should pay in of pepper growing; It is pretty. I 'i.
Editor Farmer rower:
gold or just as good. made some rood money on vegetableslast
The article from the paper
A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main page 502, winter
Street. Jacksonville.Pla. Rural Californian says the duty on Free coinage of silver Would destroyour ., -
oranges is 16 cents per box and 30 industries for i many yeafs bet l1e ;;. ;

. per cent ad valorem. it would destroy confidence in our in- Circulation per Capita.
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION This is incorrect. tegrity. This would destroy the Editor Farmerand Fruit-Grower:

For One Tear .,.|s.oo cubic farmer's home market and this he D.Crump' .
Touching sharp to
For Six Months............. 1.00In The duty is S cents per foot, your reply J.
Foreign Countries ................ 3JD equal to 16 cents per box, and 30 percent don't want. The farmer wants a article on The Financial
:"Subscriptions in all cases cash in on valuation of the package or standard financial system, and the experience Question, in your issue of August 3.
advance. No discount allowed on one's say about 6 cents additional. of the world through all time you ought to know the per capita table

subscription( in a club), butts Sixteen cents plus 30 per cent. ad proves gold to be the standard you publish is a falsehood gotten
all agents a liberal cash commission will valorem-about 50 cents per box-is 0. & SMITH.) up by the Secretary of the treasurypUrpbseljr

be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby what we want, and what we could ask 3ti AugustineSUVeP !-. to deceive. You know\ and
them. Write for terms.
for from the next Congress with a fait -*$$$! every other reading man knows that
To every new subscriber we will" send, chance of getting It, did not Florida and Popguns. while our population has more than
of Whitner's
GardenIng
postpaid, a -
in Florida.copy" For two new sub- stick to the idea she is Democratic) Sditor# Farmer and Fruit-Grower; doubled since 1860 over a thousand
without considering her interests. million dollars of our circulating medium
scribers at $2.00 each we will send, I of article The
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "OrangeCulture. CHAS. tt. ROBINSON. see a part my on have been retired and destroyed.
Financial Question in the F. & F. G.
St. Paul Minn. in his before
A.
loaded John Logan speech
of August 8, with a popgun
Rates of advertising on application. by yourself from an almanat. 'this Is the Senate :March if, 1874, gave the

Remittances should be made by check, To Fight the Weevil Just as t expected) a b&rt t bf It slip. circulation. in ifc6s as $1,758,24ojoj.

letter postal to note order money of order or registered Editor Farmer and Frult-Orowtr : pressed, ana ahsWereu from an array The Chicago Inter Ocean taole of

I shall begin to gather my peas next ot figures from an almanac.We 1878 gives the circulation each year
FARMER AND fRUIT GROWER week and want to know: how to exterminate all know, from actual experience from u6$ to 1887 inclusive. This

Jacksonville. Fla. and keep out the weevil until that we can produce thousandsof table gives for 1865, $1,6 1,282,373 ;

next spring. Am thinking of shellingout cars of melons, tomatoes, cucum- 1866, $1,803,702,726 which by 1877

CONTENTS. putting in barrels and pour bi-sulphide bers, beans, guavas pears and peaches had been reduced to 686443394.
of carbon over them. I supposethe that cannot market. The Over eleven: ; hundred million dollars
we commission -
stuff would not kill the weevil had been 'funded'' into bonds.It .
TOBAcco-Tobacco in Peninsular Florida; then say "because of the
Tobacco Culture in Cuba... .............. 531 poured on while in the shell scarcity of money with the common is notorious that even those
FARMER AND TRDCKKR-Strawberry Culture 531 M. A. ROBINSON. people of the North." Now with statements were untrue, purposely
bate Cultivation of Strawberries; letter Lakeland, Fla. leaving out 142 millions of State bank
from Major Campbell. '............... 531 i Do your gold standard views you wish to in circulation and million .
not the notes 198
pour bi-sulphide over yet
is
The Tree Tomato; Crimson Clover; A show by implication, that all that
Stump Burner ............ '..... ....... .? 533 the peas, but place it in a saucer on needed is "better crops and more of dollars of gold and silver. The
Harvesting Kaffir Corn;Celery Culture;Up- the peas and close the barrel with two them" while every evidence is against actual circulation was over two thous-

land Sugar Cane; Rot in Egg Plants..... 534 or three thicknesses of old Sacking you. Just as soon as the Wealthy in and million dollars: in 1865, or $67.26per
PoULTRY-The Turkey; Conquered ; Cost This substance rapidly vaporites on capita on the census of 1860-34-
and Value of Eggs as Food............. 535 the North are; supplied the market inVariably
State News ................................... 531 exposure to the atmosphere; the Vaporis goes to pieces, simply from 728,068.
OUR RURAL HOME-Fancy Scarfs; Value of heavier than air and settles, and it the fact that the coratttoh people l have John J. knot, Comptroller of the

Individual Effort.......?........ ........ 536 is the vapor that kills the weevil Be not the teffity to buy. Yet your almanac Currency, in a speech delivered before
Crochet Needle Book; Baneful Effect of careful to carry no lighted lamp or can gives us a larger circulationper the American Bankers' Association,

EDITORIAL Beer; Chicken-Duty .on Oranges; To Fight 537 die about; the vapor is explosive.To capita now than in thirty odd Oct. 12 13, 1877, see pages 20-21- ,

Weevil;What"Fiat"Is; Silver and Pop- make doubly sure, after a few years. This figuring on paper is like i said: "In August, 1865, there were

.. guns;Circulat'on per Capita....... ..... 538 days pour the peas from one barrel making money on paper, trucking in $1,540,000,000 of treasury notes in
Markets...................................... 539 into another, thus bringing the bottom Florida it won't out circulation, of which more than $i-,
Weather and Crops ........ ... ............ 5-40 ones on top, and repeat the operationwith I i Verbum, sat. pan 360,000,660 were d legal tender
The Next Legislature Hardships Under
the Stock Law......;..................... 5 42 the bi-sulphide.. J. t). CRUMP. Now add to this your gold and silver
The Ratio of 16 to i ... .....00..... .... '" 544 Bayhill Fla. State bank and National bank circulation -
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What "Fiat" Is.
We suppressed nothing. We sim and you find $2,000,000,000about
Editor Farmer and :Ituit'Grower: the amount of circulation.All .
Weather in Jacksonville. ply used the editorial function and your
In last issue
your you apologize for these are sound Republican author
Week Ending Aug 17. I8g6N a financial discussion. You do not omitted a paragraph-only one- ities, with whom I voted every time,
need to do : readers which was irrelevant to the subject
of
; so. Many your and we reduced this (see InterOceantable
a eoi aq.DATE. = valuable and weakened the whole effect of the
paper might never see the ) to $686,443.394 in eleven
.; d oS e o w contribution We the years;
GO GO ::a = :a truth if you should do otherwise. now print most of it was destroyed in four years.

Aug. 11........ 79 -82 -96 -76 -20 -86 -.0Aug Your Mr. Green should read his dic- omitted paragraph and leave our The U. S. Government issued in the
12........ 81 83 93 76 :7 84 .0 tionary in regard to fiat He readers to judge for themselves as to '
money. last half of and 69
Aug I3........ 80 81 76 18 i865-66-67-68
94 8S .0 action in the
....... all is our matter:
Aug 14. 80 83 95 71 24 83 .82 says money "fiat. Webster $1,114,352,587 of bonds. This was
Aug. 15........ 80 82 9J 74 19 84 T "Fiat ,"I have been asked views. I
Aug. 16.... .... 80 81 92 75 17 84 T says: money; irredeemable pa. my after the war closed and was in placeof
Aug. 17........ 80 83 93 76 17 84 .0 per currency not resting on a specie have read and studied both sides of canceled circulation.

Mean ........ -80 -8J -94 -75 -19 -84 -.8z basis, but deriving its purchasing power the question, and I am still in the pre- Abraham Lincoln said: "If a gov
Total rainfall. from the fiat of the government." dicament of the young lady before ernment enacted a debt with certain
T. Trace Now gold is not fiat the school board in an oral examination -
A. J. MITCHELL, Observer. simply money, amount of money in circulation and
because it has intrinsic value for all when asked to tell them of the then contracted the volume of money

it represents. Silver is not, for it is Vowels and consonant sounds, replied before the debt was paid it was the
An item in the American Agriculturist now worth gold, but had we free silver 'that is one of the few things I don't most henious crime a government

is as follows : "The cost of refrigerating coinage it soon would be, to the know anything about.' Therefore I could commit against the people."

perishable fruit in transit is extent of 50 cents on the dollar, fiat console myself I stand with a large It was the making of such open

one of the burdens which cuts seri-- money, being intrinsically worth only majority." speeches which no doubt led to Lin

ously into profits of growers and ship i that amount in the markets of the Our correspondent says "trucking coln's untimely death, which was con

pers. In testimony before the Inter- world. in Florida does not pan out," because veniently saddled upon the South.

state Commerce{ Commission it was Mr. Green seems to be dreadfully: the poorer classes of the North haveno Just one more.

brought out that against an actual opposed to sneers, and wants arguments money to purchase with. From a R. M. Widney, President of the

charge for this service on strawberriesfrom and facts. Why, sir, the argu personal letter received yesterday University Bank, Los Angeles, Cal.,,
Charleston to New York of 2c ment is all on the side of those who from a reader in Haines City, we before the Commercial Congress

real cost of ice, exclusive of handlingwas favor honest money, and the man who quote a few paragraphs: "You statedin i Kansas City in 1891, said: "The;

only a shade more than #c. And does not know the ordinary meaningof your letter about some good com owners of money do not want the
. at $3 per ton for ice, the advertised the word "fiat" is mission
hardly qualifiedto house. I will find a ready volume increased. While it is limited'
price in Charleston, the cost of ice teach his neighbors on the money sale at home for my guavas. The they can control the rate of interest

per quart of berries would be aboutc. question. Now here are a few facts: rain made them shed off badly, so and the value of all labor and prop
/ \ It is not strange that the commission The American people want just as gooda there will not be a half a crop of them erty. *
ordered a reduction of 25 dollar as the best in the world. *
percent Well, the farming for a fall A corner on money is a corner on
from the old charge." They want an honest dollar if the I is will all other
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1896. THE'FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER. 539

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i control the social and political as,well issued 447300203. Under the act 'I'HE

as the producing labor and property of March 3, 1863, there was also

interests of the natipn." How is that? issued $477,575,44oof interestbearinglegal FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

Honest, aint he? To corner gold tenders (time, from one to three ,

f is much easier than to corner gold years; interest, five to six per cent); JAcIsoNvIIIEe

and silver, ain't it ? See ? but these also were soon retired by _

the holders who kept them for an in The Oldest National Bank in the State.
You have cut short the wind of every
vestment. They have to be countedas
man who has dared to lift his CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED, 1894.By .

voice in behalf of the people's rights. in circulation in yet they were trunks mostly and conservative,yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
Thank God the time has come when locked up the people's strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands.We .
were practically not in circulation.We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own
the issue has to be squarely met, and drafts on all parts of the world. '
this shape infernal which has forages ( find then a total of legal tenders We invite a visit or correspondence,looking toward business relations, assuring you that your
and tenders issued favors shall at aU times receive intelligent and careful attention
deceived the world will be throt- non legal duringthe
war amounting to $1,160,269,843. JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
,
tled. Prostitute courts, illegal fran
will But all this time the Governmentwas President. Cashier.
chises and charters
brigand not
making one hand wash the other.A Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
much longer be sold for the coin of
the murdered large part of the latter issues were
the realm. The spirit of !
Nazarene lead the people to'' made to replace the earlier ones, so -flllUJlUlJUII_ *T
may
from the that in 1865, according to the official and if ti
,- drive the money changers Government statistics there was only Addren. IF SILVER WINS labor SBGSw: ?
temple of our liberties. Jew Shylockswho AERUOTORCOMPANY. double in price, then metals must also double in price, &
$745,129,755 in paper money in the as they are 95*labor. If labor doubles in cost and the prod
hired him murdered, as they no uct of the mine doubles in cost Aermotors Pumps. Spiral t.
doubt did our sainted Lincoln, may country, most of which was nominallyin ., Chicago,Cl.;Ft.San Worth Franei -, Pipe Fittings, Cylinders Tanks and Substructures, being the o>>
circulation as the Government then ; product of the mine and labor, must also double in cost andeolnNeb.Ywa
not much longer dictate our financial Ban lntontoTett.in price; therefore, your fi now will buy as much asZ! of the
shame to the American was so nearly bankrupt after the tremendous a l. I Citj,Saint Louu, same dollars if silver wins, or if people think it will win.
policy-and that it had in the treas- f;; | lloe o.; SioaiCity.Duboque.Dftven. IT 1C 0 TO I in favor of buying now. The
war 10 I advance come in a month
-. citizen who will aid and abet them. $ -_ L may
ury, in coin, bullion and paper, all [ port,Del Homely i t'IJTT in a week. Aermotor prices will not advance unless
Such men are reeking. with treason. E:O:! I la.;Minneapolis, compelled by an advance in labor and material. Our
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told, only the pitiful sum of $55,426 X0 a,,4 5 Minn.Toledo,0..;., prices on Brass Cylinders are 40*: below anything ever quoted
R. PRESTON. w
ti. J. L Milwaukee., DetroitvKich.BaffaloMT.; __and our other goods are as low as they can be produced,
.Peoria!!!
Crescent City Fla. Aug. 10 1896. 760.In a 1 ; (even with our splendid facilities. A general rush to cover >
1866, according to the wild statistics m e..i e. Hew York CityjBoston.Mass. ; \future needs,while ft buys so much,may quickly exhaust our S
Our correspondent has evidentlybeen teM .; immense stock and compel the advance. Great saving can J I.
of the Inter-Ocean .J
,as quoted by Baltimore, be assured and
led. astray by a mass of thor- our correspondent, there was $1,803,' XI. advance avoIded IF YOU BUY NOW j

oughly juggled and falsified figures.We 702,726 in the country. The true

have no knowledge where he figures as given by the report of the

could have obtained these figures ex- Secretary of the Treasury, including Genuine
Paper..ShellPecans5O cts a pound.
cept from the source quoted by him, United States notes of all sorts, National

but it is a rather singular proceedingto and State bank notes and gold

array partisan newspapers, soldiers, and silver, were $754,327,254. A
cow PEKS
etc., as a higher authority on national wide variation from the figures of the ,

finances than the financial officers of( Inter.Ocean. The Secretary of the All varieties at lowest market prices.

the Government themselves. The Treasury 1866 could not foresee the
in columns two l.... will keep Chickens dean, 2.x" :.a package.M3ITIDBP1 .
figures quoted our financial controversy of today, and S DB31n; ID II inn INTERNATIONAL STOCK FOOD ketps
weeks ago were taken from the annual therefore had no motive to falsify his stock healthy and saves feed, 51 c. per box.

reports of the secretaries of the treasury ;report. Yet. we are asked to believe: L. CAMERON, Seedsman,

and the comptrollers for all the 1 that he too, like all the rest, Democrat .
mentioned. Were all those Jciolcsorwille* F'lorlda.
years and Republican, was a liar.
officers liars? To assert this wouldbe
If the axiomatic dictum of Mr.Wid- Hubbard squash, bbl.................. 1.50 Dradl RedJUld.. Eugene B. RcdJUld
to declare our Government as cor- of Los is true and our Lettuce, doz. ... .. .... .. ...........-.. .25 to .30
and as infamous as that of Tur- ney, Angeles, Celery .. .......... ........- .3010.40 ESTABLISHED 1871.
rupt correspondent's charges are true thata Egg Plants bbl...................... 1.25101.50
key or any other of the basest governments conspiracy on the part of the banksof Tomatoes, crates ...................:. .50 to .75 REDFIELD & SON,
Sweet Pepper,bu.-.. .75
of the world. this country has been carried out Green Beanscrate...... ......... .... 1.00 Commission MerchantsAND
We have not at hand the of Turnips,bunch..... .......... ,...... .03 to .06
report to contract the currency, then they Pumpkins, each....................... 0510 .10 -
the American Bankers' Associationfor have been all these in Kershaws, each.... ...... ......... 03 to .10
engaged years Parsleyperd bunches ...... ...... .15
the year referred to ((1877)); but the cutting off their own noses. The aver- Green onions per doz. bunches...... 15 to.25 Fruit Auctioneers,

alleged quotation from its pages, attributing Pepper,hot,bushel,................... .75 to 1.00
age bank earnings have (fallen off from i Sage,well cured,lb...................... .25 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
a certain statement to ex- cent in 1879 to 6.8 cent. Hens........ .-?..?.-,.....- ......... 30
'f Knox is inaccurate to 10.5 per per Roosters._......,.........--.-.... .25 We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
Comptroller in 1894. Half grown............................. .15 to -2<> either at private sale (which has heretofore been
say the least. There were no treasury Turkeys, poundgross......_..... .10 our custom)or by the auction system (recently
There Ducks..........-............ ........... .25 to .30 added to our business)as you may desire.
notes in August, 1865. Geese ..... ............................ .35 .
were millions of( the United States flarkets. New Beets, per 100..............._ .....None. -- ---------

notes then in existence, but treasury Cauliflower Watercress, per doz doz......bunches...................None.None. SOMERS, BROTHER & CO.

... ...........
issued until --- Leeks per doz bunches. .25 PA.
notes were not a quarter Radishes, per doz.................... .io to .20 PITTSBURGH,
; of a century later under the Shermanact JACKSONVILLE FLA., August 21. Cucumbers,crate..... ............... .75101.00 Fruits and Produce
New Potatoes,per barrel... ... 1.50102.50
of 1890. FRUITS AND PRODUCE. Spinach per bushel ............None. I I Receive and eel.In car load loU and mailer
Now, as to the issue of paper money. Cabbage, Florida scarce... ......... 03 to .06 quant lUea.all Product*of the Orchard.,Garden;
t-v- .......... to and '
Corrected by Marx Bros. Salsify per dozen bunches. 25 .30: Dairy;Hennery arm.
The old demand notes, amounting to Plums, per bushel............. .... .60 to I 00
in and These are avenge quotations. Extra choice Summer Squash crate................ 1.00 Send for our llttto,Special book.Reference"Sureertknu,BtenetU to,ShippersMarkel eM.,all free.
gold Reports
,. $60,030,000, were payable Cantaloupes ................... 2.0010300
receivable for all dues, hence they did lots fetch prices- above top quotations, while poor Lima Peans,quart... ...... ...... .10 Inquiries and Correspondence Invited.
.. ......... .... to .
the other issues did lots sell lower. Green Corn per doz .7 zo ----- --- ---
not depreciate as ,
} but the was speedily Limes, crate............ ............ -5 .- .- .-

as government Apples,bbl.......................... 2.50 Notwithstanding the peculiar posi--
forced to suspend specie payments, Plums, Kelsey,crate ...... ......... 1.50 now in QUICK WORK
tion occupied by Tampa just ,
these demand notes had to be retired Plums Kelsey, orange box........., 2.00Pears
and replaced with time notes. Under Le Conte,bbl ......:.......... i.oo regard to the tobacco business, the In selling shipped and paying to for is Fruits motto.and Vegetables WE-
our
there Peaches,carrier......... ............ 1.25101.50Grapes custom house figures are very interest GIVE GOODS SENT us US BY GROWERS
the act of March 2, 1861, was ,crate,........................ i.oo FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
- issued $35,364,450, under the act of Pines,crate ......................4-5 to5. > ing. With General Weyler/s tobacco BUY OURSELVES. They are protectedby
Lemons, Messina box..u..... 35 order staring the manufacturers in the without default.
1866 $139,999,750, commonly .... ...... .... our 40 years experience
July 17, English Peas,dried,bu 1.50 dollar. to
....... ..... face it is remarkable that the figures ing a Enquire as our standingand
"seven-thirties but Peanuts best brand.... 04 to.05 financial stability which bank or
called
Cabbage. New York, each .......... ..08 should show > any
loans ........ for July, just passed, an merchants having mercantile reports can
these were merely temporary Potatoes, Western bbl ...... 140 I 1 WE BELIEVE OUR
> verify-then try us-
_ bearing interest at from six to 7.30 5 barrel lots................... 1.30 increase over July of last year. But > METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send

per cent, and were retired by the Onions" Egyptian N.Y. bbl..bushel.... .....sack.. ....... 2.00 i.o they do. And in the item of tobaccothe your cards name free.for Letters our quotations.promptly Stencil answered.and

holders of them as investments. The BW.--- .-- .12 greatest increase is shown, it being

amount of United States notes issued, VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. about $IOOCO., FRENCH & CO.,

commonly called "greenbacks" or A competent carpenter estimates the 116 Warren St., New York.
Davis&Robinson.
Corrected by
tenders Under cost of new buildings at $175,000.Four .
legal was as follows :
........... of them will ESTABLISHED 1855.
the acts of Yellow Yams,bush ...... .40 cost $5o,000.-Day-
February 25,1862, July 11, Sweet Potatoes .................... .35 to 40< I
1862, and March 3, 1863, there was M New,bu.............. .75 tona item in DeLand News.







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540 THE FLORIDA FJLBMKB AND FBUIT-GBOWKR. AUGUST 22,



WEATHER-AND CROPS. EVEN TIME HflS ITS SO1 OWS More. Potashin

the PATRICIAN CRACKAJACK II : : s
For the Week Ending Aug. 17th. ladles i favorite

Rainfall.The Hare "TRIED TIAIK'S' : 'rEl'\JPER"' :
...... More than all the real.Hs3 the fertilizers appliedon
only section where rain fell suf--

ficiently to influence conditions was the farm means

over some of the connties borderingon
the gulf. Sections of Escambia larger and better yieldsof

county received showers so frequentlyas

to retard farm work, and probably crops, permanent

damaged some hay ; elsewhere over
of
the State there is a general demandfor I improvement the

rain which is for all
maturing, crops. More necessary moisture is (4 41'4 A'A\\\ I I/A soil andMore

needed for pea,potatoes and caneandeven \' \
cotton would be materially bene-

fitted by timely showers. Complaint Moneyin

of drouth is quite general over the c: : '- )
greater portion of the western, northern
and central districts. Portions ol the farmer's pocket.

the southern district, while needing _
All about Potash-the results of its use
rain, are not suffering. Rainfall has
by actual experiment on the best farms in
been badly distributed. In Manatee !attlS 35 the United States-is told in a little book
which we publish and will gladly mail freeto
county there are portions where the It is built on a gold basis,and is one of the Everlasting kind, for"in union there is any farmer in America who will write
demand for rain is not urgent, while strength also beauty of design and perfection of markmanship. for it.
adjoining communities would be great There are a few other makes as good,but None Better, they can't be made. GERMAN KALI WORKS,
Nassau St., New York.
ly benefitted by copious falls. Polk Ride a Oraeka acl II 93 t

county reports everything at a stand- And pedal through life easy,it's the next thing to flying, so join the Bird Gang.

still, owing to dry weather. J. W. INGRAM, Agent. Jacksonville, Fla.

CONDITION OF CROPS. '.. Lands loridaOranges
The week fair
opened generally
with continued cloudless skies and open and some picked; 300 pounds Manatee-Another week of regular
have been brought here ground being
; sunshine and rain
high temperatures, which have retard. summer ; a large crop
prepared for strawberry crop.-J. A. of hay nearly ready to cui all
ed all crop growth and injured maturing / ,'. ; summer
King. -
crops. The excessive heat has crops doing well.-A. J. Pettigrew. Resorts
Huntington-No rain drouth tell
hastened the opening of cotton and, ; Frostproof: Very dry; everythingat
all
ing severely on cotton [nvestments
crops; grow-
in many sections, turned the leaves a standstill for want ot rain.-Fred
ing and opening[slowly potatoes and
;
W. Porter.
The in Baker
yellow. correspondent
peanuts suffering for rain.-B. N. jeve1opments
county reports the week unfavorable( Bradt.Iacclenny'Veek. Jupiter-Rain much needed; poli-

for all crops-the extreme heat tend- unfavorable for tics have stopped farm work entirely.J. Infractions
check all and W. Cronk.
ing to crop growth,
all extreme heat tended to check
crops;
)
adds that there is much .. Address,
complaint NOTE. All -
correspondents are
crop growth cotton turning yellow and
about rust or blight, which will decrease opening fast;; much complaint of rust urged to render their reports regularly; G. D. ACKERLY,

the yield. The drouth is reported and blight-H. L. Reed. as crops mature there are some who C CCNtftAL PASStNCCR ACCNT.THETROP1CALTRUNKLINE.

as severe in Putnam county.It discontinue reports. Please continuethe .
Central District
is not, however, so much the drouthas >) : regular reports until the Bulletinis JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA.
the.continued heat, the latter being Buda-Situation unchanged, except suspended for the season. Each
sufficient to wither and curl orange heat is less oppressive; still dry; orange report is an important factor in deter

# leaves.In trees needing rain.-Proctor. mining crop conditions.A. $100 worth for 10c.
Pierson-Week warm and dry; good Bead 10 ttmit for Illustrated book tellioc how
Bradford county gardens are being J. MITCHELL, a.to turt a riUEK LIBK1RT in your localitywlthout
for weather for saving hay, but too dry for cert to the member Get it quick I 11
fall
prepared planting early ,
Section Director. QITIZE i5'LIBRARY AM8'X
. crops; in fact, preparations in this line potatoes and late peas; orange trees sr..a.w, IfcCI WTU AwiMi MWT.rkLT
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are active throughout the State. doing fairly well.-C. G. Jones.

In Volusia county the hot, dry Eustis-Hot and dry; chief work is Captain C. G. Davis, who pulls the

weather has damaged. all crops and haying and preparing for fall and win cord on the Florida Southern railroad

there are fears that the hay crop will ter crops.-Margary. between here and Punta Gorda, is
Ocala-Had several of threat a pineapple of note. At his
be seriously reduced, as grass, cow- days grower .
peas and beggar weed are dying. Or ening weather, but rain is like the currency pretty home in Punta Gorda, he has w '" rr j

ange trees would be greatly invigorated -hard to get.- ewett. three-fourths of an acre of ground. The Cream, Please! Thanks!

by a steady'and copious rain. Orlando-Crops doing fairly well; This year he has raised 6,000 pines, We sell fence for the best railways In the
In rain netting twenty-five cents each. Last country hundreds of miles each in many
Orange are doing needed pineapples being
county plantedby
crops ;
of cases. Sell the National, State and City
he sold worth
fairly well, though rains; are greatly several parties; cotton crop not year $1,700 slips and Governments for parks, etc. Have also a
suckers, and will sell fully that amountof long list of millionaire customers with game
needed. in this
Pineapples are being plantednear large vicinity, but promising; preserves and country residences yet more
Orlando, and the corn crop is not corn will not be up to last year.- them this year. This gives him the than two thirds of our immense output
of and shows goes to practical every day farmers. Through
sum $3,200
up to the average. Orange trees have Richards. snug very no fault of ours they are of the more intelligent .
made plainly what can be done in South and successful class. Write for evidence.
a very satisfactory growth during Lake have been
this City-Rains badly Florida.-Lakeland Sun PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian,Mich,
summer. distributed, occurring nearly every day
CORRESPONDENTS' REMARKS. in sight of station; cotton opening.W. .- The White-Niagara vineyards appear
B. to be in a flourishing conditionand
Western District: KnightEmporia
. another year large returns are ex
Molino-Hot week; almost daily -Dry and hot; all crops pected. Some are in better state of

" showers, which interfere( with dryingof suffering; fears of a hay famine, as cultivation than others. This grape
grass and fruit but little work being grass, cow peas and beggarweeds are i for them-
;
seems to require careful attention, and *
them
| i get plant
done.-W. H. Trimmer. dying; orange leaves are curling from|
drouth.-C. L. Beers. shows neglect very quickly, as any fthem. They arc the
Northern District: delicate organization is likely to do. standard seeds everywhere -
Archer-Very hot and dry; nothing Oviedo-No rain this week; unless The returns from the vines this year ; sown by the

suffering more than man and beast for rain falls soon hay crop will be short; were quite satisfactory, for the most Whether largest you planters plant in SO square the world.-feet]

rain; preparing fall gardens.-W. C. corn crop is being harvested.-J. J. part, but would have been greater had of have ground Ferry'or Seed 50 acres Annual, you for should*9A.

'. Andruss. Birch. the winery been in operat .-Moul* The mo,t valuable book for far

Amelia-Weather hot and dry; show. Southern District: trie item in Augustine News.H. mers and away.gardeners Mailed ever free.gives

** ers to the west everyday; grapes plenty Estero-Much heat and but little' B. Todd of Avon P.nk, has D. M. FERRY A CO.,,

;":. and good.-C. H. Jacques. rain; crops doing fairly well-0. F.I, erected a canning factory aud is now Detroit,Mich.
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THE NEXT LEGISLATURE.The voter must remember that his personal FOR ANYTIIING YOU NEED IN THE
of Strawberry Plants, Trees,
FAIRVIEW PINERY. Nursery
interest and the protection of his Bud wood, etc.;please address J. W. McGregor, t
Razorback and Scrub Cow. property is of f more importance to him Prop., Oak Lawn Nursery, Palatka, Fla. 8-22-3 ,

Of more interest, and of vastly than the success of his party, espec .Choice TREES WANTED Tahiti and
more in dollars and ially when this success amounts onlyto TIME State price, age of bad.and what
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consequence'
stock they are budded on. N. P. Richardson,
cents to the people of Floridathanthe ; the election of a State senator or an Ocoee, Orange County,Florida. it

question of who shall be Presidentof assemblyman, who misrepresents the Pineapple j.
interests of his constituents. If thisis CAYENNE SUCKERS a special-
SMOOTH
the United States is the subject of fine Abbaka and Golden Queen
stock and transportation. looked at in the proper light it will Suckers and Abbaka Slips. C. S. Vanllouten,
be admitted, in which case it will be Plants Modelo Park Pinery,Orlando, Fla.
It is not probable that the vote of -
Florida ,will decide the question necessary, and no crime either, to 1'T ANTED. A white man for farm work.

whether a Republican, Democratic or break the party chains and vote for -0 FOR 9AI.E. 0- 'I'f. Address P. O. Box, 10, Pomona, Fla.3-IS-tr

the man who, i in the State legislature,
Populist administration shall govern .
will interests and KING ORANGE.
the country, but the vote of Florida protect your Ruralist. your Smooth Cayenne !II! Home Grown !II! GUARANTEED now Price reducedto
will decide whether a legislature shall property.-Southern $1.50 per loo. Mrs. C. F. A, Bielby, DtLand,

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be chosen who will or will not remove

from the Florida statutes the iniqUitous Hardships Uuder the Stock Law.I FOB SALE Two Leon county farms.480 acres
ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY. 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and
stock laws that discourage Flor was born south of :Mason and DixOJl' tobacco growing. W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville,

ida's principal industries and! shall line,. and) came here to make an Fla. 8-24-tf

give us a railway commission that orange grove, and had no idea the law F. N. PRICE IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres, to years set
shall do away with the discrimina would permit me to be "harrassed and ; in other fruit trees, etc.
For sale at a sacrihice. Address 1"," The Palms,
tions and exactions of at least some bedeviled" as I have been. I own P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO, FLA. Lane Park. Lake County, Fla. 4 sym

of that stock and believe in reasonable
our railway companies are a and PII making our orchards and truck gar- intelligent stock law. I do not be. HOME GROWN finest lot of Citrus trees that we have ever
grown, and at prices that will suit you. We sell
dens barren fields and driving various lieve in the indiscriminate running of -,.. none but the best. Send list of wants and get

industrial enterprises from our State. hogs, nor that one man with one hog our prices. F. N. Horton, Proprietor, Braiden-
town, Fla. 8-8-12
We copy and emphasize a recent edi- should be able, under the law, to cause Pineapple Slips

torial in the Florida Agriculturist.Let his neighbor spend a thousand dol. STRAWBERRY PLANTS-I defy competi
first-class Noonan plants,
partisan politics go, and vote for lars to fence against that one hog; sucha and SuckersOf well matured, long roots, able to bear transplant
the future interests of the State on law is an unjust one. ing.Fla. Write me for terms, Wm. Thede, 8-a-5 Lawtey,

these vital questions: Now for the facts, as to this neigh- the Following VarietiesRoR

It has been claimed and the claim borhood.twenty-five years ago: It was SALE. LOUISIANA) GRASS grass for(PASPALUM lawns and permanent PLA-

certainly appears to be a wellgrounded decided that no one would own hogsto { : pastures.centsperhundredf-Ostagepaid.Sets, $1.50 per 1,000, by W.II.express POWERS; 35,

one, that the State legislature is run at large, so no one put up a Lawtey, Fla.

dominated by the cattle interest; that hog fence, except the writer, being on ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN
T HAVE FOR SALE SMOOTH CAYENNE,
the assemblymen and senators electedare the outskirts,as it were,over two miles QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIPLEY 1 at 150. also Golden Queen, and Abbaka Pin A,

afraid of losing the votes of the from the Point, had to. Soon after QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE, PER- a etc.few, a hundred limited supply Orange of Boone's and Grape Early Fruit budwood trees,

owners of live stock, if they vote for that agreement a Georgian came here NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH. budded tact year, and the famous Free-stone
Peen-to Peach trees. Write me for prices be-
the passage of a law that restricts their and said he would keep hogs and show fore buying. C.A. Boone,Orlando Fla. ;-25-6
to .
"rights" or the liberties of their predatory the people here that they had to fix Apply

chattels in any way. We say, their fences. He brought his hogs 0. 0. MATTHAMS, STRAWBERRY PLANTS FOR SALE. 100,000
a thousand. A liberal discount -
judging from the non-action of the over; they eat up his potatoes, about Florida Pineapple Company, for large orders W. H. Kemp, Lawtey,

legislature on this very important mat- one hundred dollars' worth, and then Or to Fla. 7253rriLGHMAN'S

ter, that the claim appears to be went to other patches. When they ; HADDOCK & MATTHAMS, CONDITION POWDERS will

founded on fact, and the more's the got to mine they ripped the pickets off I West Palm Beach, Fla make any animal eat. Will keep chickens
like straws. I nailed and healthy. Sample package by mail 35 cents.
pity.We on strips Wm. G..Tilghman, Palatka, Fla. 7-11-10
have never asked, on the partof they broke the pickets below them. I twenty-five hogs not worth $100; and

our constituents, for a wholesale put up a barbed wire six inches high any law that would compel such an FOR SALE. 25 ACRE LE CONTE
Grove,trees set twelve right on
years;
no-fence law. We admit that such a six inches from the fence. They rooted outlay for nothing, for they may takea the railroad. Five acaes of it in the corporate

law might work injustice to a majorityof under and broke off a cypress board I notion to move them to-morrow, is limits Fla.. of Monticello, Fla. Box 524, Jacksonville

the people in certain sections or nailed on, one inch thick and eight an outrageous one.I .

counties of the State where the cattle inches wide, and went under. That could mention many other cases FANCY .AND COMMON select PINEAPPLE
Forty acres to from. Also
interest predominates. We think, ended it with me. I sent for the owner where hundreds of dollars have to be pineapple and lemon land on R. R. with beautiful

however, that a law can be framed and told him what I proposed to do. spent keeping up fences because some river front. James Holmes, Jensen 5-3,
after the general plan of our now After talking shotguns for a while, and I citizens of Florida want to keep two or

. existing local option law. A law of finding out that I was going to law, he three hogs.Palatka Times-Herald. BUDWOOD-JAFFA, HOMOSASSA, C ,N-
this kind would give the people of the took them He told after- ,Mediterranean Sweet,
away. me Old Vini, Magnum Bonum,Maltese Blood,Washington
several counties an opportunity of wards that he lost over three-fourths II CENT-A-WORD COL UMN. Navel,Majorca Nonpareil, Maltese Oval,
voting on the question of fences or no of them. We had no further trouble Ribbed DuRois,Orang. Lake and Eureka, Genoa
Lamb, and Sicily Lemons,at $S.oo per icoo, ,
fences, and of course the minority from hogs until last year, when parties RATES.-Twenty words, name and address, or 750 per 100. DuRoi Blood. Amory'a Blood,
Pierce's
Ruby. Parson Brown, Dancy Tangerine,
would have to submit to the will of toled their hogs, one four miles from one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents Noth Mandarin and Royal, Improved, and Seedling
the majority. We candidly think thata his home fence ing taken for less than 25 cents. Pomelos, and Mammoth Shaddock, are 31.oo per
to throwing the
my too straight. W. K. Trimble, Braidentown,
Advertisements for this column MUST be
law of this kind would work for the corn outside and inside the fence, and paid. pre- Manatee County, Fla. 7.I8-tf

greatest good of the greatest number, then hiding in thepalmettoes to see whatI Send no stamps larger than two cents.
and that this kind of law will Initials and figures count as one word. NURSERY TREES-I WILL HAVE 20,000
only a ,
would do. I wonder if Hobo thinks of the most popular varietiesfor
The people of the State have an op. I that was right. Another party living delivery this fall and winter. Send in your
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orders and be
STRAWBERRYPLANTS now, sure to get what you want.
portunity at the forthcoming election five miles the other way, fed his hogs Pric s and particulars on application. W. K.
the of such ard Varieties$I.25 per Trimble, Braidentown, Manatee County, Fla.
procuring passage a 200 yards from the fence; said he was 1000. Pure, vigorous, 7-I i8-tf
law-providing of course a majority going to show me I had to fix AYW well-rooted: ; packed to
up my fresh
carry across con- Nunan, Bessie Cherokee, Colum-
favors it. The idea should be electto GENUINE
to fence again. I suppose in the two tinent. Raised specially Michel's Early Stevens
the legislature men who will pledge herds there were some twenty-five to for Florida planting.Practicaltreatiseon and Jefferson Strawberry Plants, per 1,000, Jt.oo.
Ber- Lock Box Grand
JULIUS SCHNADELBACII 4, Bay,
themselves prior to the election to thirty hogs. Of course, I had to fix ry cultute free to buyers. Ala.
Catalogue free to all.
vote for the law. up my fence, which cost me over one 'I 2100 in prizes..Blacknalll TKAWBERRF 'LJlNTS.--NOW IS

These pledges should be demandedas hundred dollars; and now I have a per. berry Kittrell,O.N. C. 7.254 S the time to set for good runners. I have 100-

a matter of right and should be fectly hog proof fence. :My seed potatoes 000 cheap Alabama for cash.Newmans G. W. and JENNINCS 5000, Lawtey Clouds,

given in a positive and unequivocalmanner. eaten up and over one hundred STRAWBERRY PLANTS.improved Alabama The old relia-Noo- Florida. 3-7-4PORSALEforcashtimeortiadeorangegroves

If the people who favor dollars gone for fencing, all becausethe nans. First class packing guaranteed. '1.25
1000 f o. b. R. Puddy, Lawtey, Fla. ,
such legislation-and we believe that law permitted those parties to call per fruit and timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka,

they constitute a majority of the their hogs four or five miles from hometo BLACK MINORCAS!, Brown Leghorns and !.-Pla. ., 3-II-16t
Doainiques.: I have some fine
"" voters of the State-will work together my fence, when they could have stock of these breeds for sale. Also ground CITRUS NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOOD
meat and bone for poultry. Write C. II. Parson Brown Stark's Seedless,
for this end, we think it can be ac gone in another direction, not so far, Pern andina, Fla. Jacques 8 22-3 fafla, Tangerine, King, Tardifl, Grape Fruit,
complished.Much and not troubled any one. it will cost Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties,
such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St Michael,
[ can be done in the party primaries the people of Federal Point some $2- QTRAWBERRY.PLANTS. Improved Noo- Malta Blood and Centennial Address, A. L.
J nans. Reasonable prices. C. I,. Clark, Duncan,Manager, Milwaukee Groves and Nurseries -
to accomplish this end, but the 500 or $3,000 to fence against those Switzerland, Fla. Dunedin, Fla. 8-i7-tf

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! City of Birmingham. ...... ....... .... .... ........... ...... .......n.... ... Tuesday Aug 4 1 odt'
' Tallahassee ... ...... ...... ............................. ....... ...............Thursday,Aug. 6 1
Kansas City............................................................. ..... .Saturday, Aur. 8 S ri
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City of Birmingham ................. ............ ....... ... ............. Thursday Aug, 13 4 ,
1 Tallahassee .......... ......... ............................ ... ................. Saturday Aug. 15 .__ 141 ,
. Kansas City.... ...... ...................................... ............ .. ...Tuesday,Aug. 18 l lof
i City of Augusta .................................. .......... ...... ,.. Thursday, Aug 20 )
' City of Birmingham ...... .. .................. ................. ........ ...Saturday, Aug. 22 f< ,', Tallahassee ............ .............................................. ............ Tuesday Aug. 25 \
Kantas City ... ...... .... ...................... ........................ Thursday.Aug. 27
City of Augusta... ............................................ ................Saturday,Aug. 29

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! Lewis's Wharf-3 P. M. finest Cuisine and Service. No Transfers Between Jacksonville and New York.
| Gate City.. ...................... ..... .................................. ........ Thursday Aug. 6
i Nacoochee............... ........ ........................ .......................Thursday,Aug. 13 The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers:
Gate City........................................... ... ...... ... .. .........Thursday, Aug.20
\ Nacoochee............... ......... .. .................... ...... ............ ....Thursday,Aug. 27 "Comanehe" Cherokee Seminole ,
(new) "Algonquin"; Iroquois
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STEAMER: to sail toHhe tide.
i of Macon (freight only ........................ ............... ............. Saturday Aug. 8 Steamers are appointed according ..,
City of Macon ((freight only))?................ .............. ... .............Tuesday,Aug..18 From JACKSOHVIllE FLA., (calling at Charleston). ......m.....Sundays, Tuesdays Thursdays '
t City of Macon (freight only)). .. ...................... .........................Saturday, Aug. 29 Erom CHARLESTON, S. C.................... ..... ............ .....Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays.
i, M. C. HAMMOND Agent, 13 South Third Street. For hours of sailing see"Clyde Line" Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers

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Central ((90- Meridian) Time-as below.
....... of are appointed to sail from Pier 29, East River New York at 3 p.m., as follows:
Tallahassee. Saturday Aug. i, 9.00 p.m. City Birm'gb'm..Tuesday, Aug. 18, m. .
Kansas City ,.....Tuesday. Aug. 4. 2.oop. m. Tallahassee........Thursday,Aug.20, 2.cop 4-oop.m. CHARLESTON1, S. C.. ...........................................Mondays,Wednesdays Pr days
+ City of Augusta. Thursday, Aug. 6, 3.00 p.m. Kansas City...... Saturday Aug n. 6.30 p.m. For JACKSONVILLE,FLA., (calling at Charleston)........... ......Mondays. Wednesdays and Fr days
City of Binn'gh'm.. Sat'day, Aug. 8, 6.30 p.m. City of Auguhta.... Tuesday Aug;25, 700 p. m,
> Tallahassee... ....Tuesday Aug. n, 7.00 p.m. \City of Binn'gh'm.Thursday,Aug. 27 8.00 p.m.
Kansas City... ...Thursday.Aug. 13, 8.30 p. m. Tallahassee.......Saturday Aug. 29, 9.00 p.m.
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GatclCity. Friday, Aug. 14 9-30 a |Gate City Friday, Aug: 28,!30 a. m. Landings on the St. Johns Itiver. .

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The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer"EVERGLADE.
(00( Meridian) Time-as below.

City of Maconl.' ... Thursday, Aug. 13 8.00 a m'l I( City of Macon..Thursday,Sept. 3, 200 p. m. ; ." '
City of Macon.. .. .. Sunday Aug. 23, 5 30 a. |
sail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5.00 p. m., and from
W.E.ARNOID, G.T. P.At, WALTER HAWKINS.; Fla. P. A.. W. J. FARRELL, Sol. Agt., Is appointed to
Jacksonville, Florida Sanford on Mondays. and Thursdays at 5.00 a. m.
C.ANDERSON AGENT. J. P. BBCKWITH G. F. & p. AGENT,
Savannah Ga. Pier 35, North River, New York. SOUTHBOUND. SCUnDULH. NORTIIBOUND.
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Leave" 330 p. .. .... Palatta.................... ...... Leave 9.00 p. m.
W. A. HOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOORS a 8-45 a.P m. ........................... .Astor............................ 4.00P. m
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WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO. Arrive It 8.30 a.I. m........................ .... F.nterpnse................... ...... '.. 930 a.m.
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A.J. COLE, Pas..uier Agent.Bowling Green New York.
WEST BAY ST. M. H. CLYDE. AMistant Traffic Manager.5 Bo*" ing Green New York.
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M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street Jacksonville,Fla.
yo' We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Oomple Stock of J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent foot Hogan Street Jacksonville Fla.

"t'Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,

IS South Delaware Avenue Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Green, New York.

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Star Brand Fertilizers, MURIATE OF POTASH,

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. SULPHATE POTASH 43-Farmers and Truckers are requested to send for my price-list of Field and Garden Seed

i.ooo bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oats, 75 cents per bushel; Alfalfa or Lucerne 25 cents per
Orange Tree and VegetableFERTILIZER. KAINIT Etc. pound; Rescue Grass,30 cents per pound.


P. F. WilSON SEEDSMAN
These Fertilizers have no superior ta.the market and a trial will convince. .
Btnd Catalogue free. .

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The Ratio of 16 to L to see the facility with which men "

The essential plank of the Chicago who cannot manage successfully a

platform is a demand for .the free small manufacturing or mercantile THE "DAISY" PLOWI

coinage of silver on the basis of a business are able .to solve alk its pro

ratio of 16 to i. What is implied iu blems. I

this demand? It is that 16 ounces of In connection with this question

silver by the government's stamp shall we wish to contradict the statement

be the equivalent .in value of one, that silver was demonetized r'on the and
An Implement That Every Gardener Strawberry
ounce in gold.. That silver mine I sly" and that it was rushed.through
owners'and all others possessed of Congress without consideratidn. This Grower Should Have.

silver bullion, or silver plate or silver claim is utterly false, as the fallowing

spoons, shall have the privilege of compilation from the records of Con

bringing it to the U. S. mints and gressional action show: F

having it coined into money with an The procedure in congress.in 1870, 't': } -

affixed value by the government. The 1871, 1872 and 1873 on this bill was
value of silver bullion is
present ap. as follows: ..
!?It, proximately 70 cents an ounce. .;-
PROCEDURE SENATE HOUSE .
At 70 cents an ounce sixteen troy Submitted by Secretary ,
of silver would be worth of the Treasury.........Apl 25, '70..
ounces .
Referred to Senate Finance
$11.20. Committee......Apl 27,TO :
...... TO
500 copies printed May 2 .
One ounce of pure gold anywherein Submitted to House...... June 25, '70 ( ',
worth This Reported amended aid "'
the world is 2067.
ordered printed......,,Dec 19, TO .
.. is found by dividing 480, the numberof Debated .. ...............Jan. 9To: :.
Passed vote of 36 to UJ an.10, '71
in by
grains an ounce by .
troy 23.22, Senate bill ordered print
the number of grains in a gold dollar. ed............ .......... Jan 1371
The quotient is 20.67. Now the silver Bill reported and committed with substitute Feb f 25, ''71

mine and the advocates Original bill reintroducJfc
owners wealthy ed and printed......... : |Mar. 9,'71
of free coinage, everywhere Reported and debated. : .; an. 9, '72 c
demand the privilege of 'taking 16 Recommitted........ .. 'Jan. 10, '7"2 !'11m
Reported back, amended tJ
troy ounces of silver, worth $11.20 and printed ...."".. *Feb. 13. '7'2
Debated.. .............. Apl. 972 .
to the mint and receiving in return Amended and passed by "
for it silver dollars of the face valueof a vote of 110 to 13 ...... May 27, '72
Printed in Senate..1ay29, 72
$20.67. In other words, they pro Reported, amended and : The best Tool for intensive culture ; saves the expenses of a horse,
printed................Dec 1672
pose by the act of the government, to Reported, amended and OT does the work just how and where you want it done.
lift the present bullion value of printed.................Jan. 7,*73
up Passed Senate............Jan. 1773
silver Irom $11.20 to $20.67. They Printed with amend
think to restore the value of a mineralto ments conference com- Thousands of acres of Truck and Strawberries are cultivated entirely by hand.
mittee appointed ...... Jan.21, '73 This little plow has been perfected with special reference to. Florida use and
a price which once obtained for it Became a law Feb. 12, 18'13. with the assistance and suggestions of Florida growers.
when the demand for it was great and
We have no desire to cause the
the supply small. Ruralist take sides in the discus-
to
For of more silver than has twenty years declined the' sion of this question and our columnsare Four Points and a Wrench Go With Each Plow.Given .
price constantly I
i not open to its discussion by cor-
because of act of demonetization
not any -
respondents. We will however as a
but by the fact that science has with this paper to our subscribers for one year for $5.00 f. o. b. at our .
matter of protection to our readers
discovered ways of mining this metal Store-room..
falsehood of either side
which has cheapened its'value. There expose any FARMER and FRUIT GROWER,
which is calculated to mislead
: any
; are mines that have been worked in
man in casting his vote this fall. This Box 524. JAOKSOIVTIIWI5, FLA.
Colorado in which silver
was pro- alleged "Crime of 1873" is the first
duced at cost of eleven cents
a an falsehood to come under this head.- N. B. Special low rates given for Pony, Clipper and Hammock Plows in con.
ounce. The difference between eleven Southern Ruralist. nection with the paper. Write us for terms.WHY.

cents and 70 cents represents the pro- .
fits to the mine owner. But these'

enormous profits do not satisfy him. Of course a trip to :Moultrie with.

He demands free coinage so that he out seeing the vineyard of William ?

can realize the stupendous advantagesthat Middleton, spoken of in the News a

have just been named. few days ago, would be incomplete.The Go on "Niggering the Corn off the Cob, Blistering your Hands and

The above statement is copied from doctor drove home that way, and Wearing the Skin off? Buy a

the Cincinnati Times.Star, and is a the sight well paid for the extra distance -

# fair presentation of the 16 to 1 traveled. The Scuppernonggrape "CYCLONE" CORN SHELLER.SEVERAL

theory. usually grows in clusters rather .

When fully understood the question than in bunches, but here properly cultivated REASONS WHY YOU

arises, what possible benefit can any large bunches are seen every SHOULD HAVE ONE.

one derive from it but the silver mine where, and the fruit, too, is very large, -

owners? Every man who casts a tender .and luscious, and white or E -
It is warranted
against breaking
fully or -
vote this year, should, before castingit black,,all the vines bear equally well.It 1 F; out of order by any fair usage. getting
thoroughly and impartially investigate is far the ]largest crop the vines ever It takes less power to do the same amount of
u work than other machine of its size
any ever
the subject and cast his ballot in. produced, and proves conclusivelywhat + made.

telligently. may be doue in the way of raise / y There is no time lost after you are through
II G -. shelling by picking the cobs out of the shelled
There are, it is claimed, fifty timesas ing grapes for wine. Here is doubtless corn,as the machine takes the corn all off the
many silver dollars in the. countryas $1,000 worth of fruit on two acres of cob,drops the corn in the box or basket, takes
the cob on around and throws it off at the back.
when silver was demonetized in land, with the minimum of expense for By a little practice with it you an easily shell
1873, and if increased fifty timesas cultivation. As the vines cover the one bushel of ears in about 4 minutes or less.
much it is a question whether' it ground all over there is little hoeingto many The shelter a larger is small machine.but it will do the work of

would make times any easier or do, and the framework supportingthe { The spring can be adjusted to any tension required

money: any more plenty among the vines is constructed of an occasional t avoiding and any can chance be loosened of its giving when out.not in use thus f

laboring classes, without a restorationof post with long poles stretchingfrom A sheller wrench accompanies every machine.

confidence by which capital was one to the other. Of course
The manufacturer of this machine is rated in the Commercial Agencies at $
125.000 and is
into cir wires could be used but the first cost
employed and the money got personally known to the Editor to be a responsible man. The
culation. might be greater. Mr. Middleton is

The question of a nation's finances putting up a goodly building for a' CYCLONE CORN SHELLER

has perplexed the minds of the greatest winery, and will turn all his, grapes is not a worthless claptrap affair,but has genuine merit.
Retail price$3. 0. Given with the paper one year for f4.00 or as 'premium lor three new
.' 1 statesmen in this and other coun- into wine,,his efforts in that line heretofore -, subscribers at (z.0o each. Address all orders to

:' tries, statesmen who have made it. a ( having produced excellent 're FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER

: life-long study and it is quite amusing sults.-SL Augustine News. ,
Box 624. Jaol=lIov11Iet Fla.
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