Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 29, 1896
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
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Preceded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by: Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen

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B. Pow:.,Editor, FLORIDA, AUGUST; 29,' 1896. whole No. 1438 goN1EQ IINo SERIES 35. .
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., Orange and other Citrus trees are extensively (and successfully)planted

: NOW ,READY FOR FALL PLANTING. during} .the-, "rainy season"of summer.

. We have a.United" supply of fine budded orange. trees 1 year old on sour ORANGE TREES .FOR SUMMER PLANTING. ; !' .

and trifoliate stoek, 3 years.old (budded low)* All our nursery stock having .
ISLiff_ bgen banked last winter. Trees are now in thrifty condition. Satsuma orange.trees,on Trifoliata stocks. Buds,2-years,branched;;stocks, -

Following varieties guaranteed true to name:' *. ,. and<-years< size.,X) to ft inches caliper. (Also Sats'>mas on Sweet orange stock same. age .

MEOT SWEET. SANFORD! MED, PARSON BROWN, The foregoing are a fine lot(as fine as any we ever grew),and we are offering -
JAFFA, HART'S LATE, NAVEL,' them,for summer planting only,at very low prices. S
:... A few hundred fine trees of the true Pineapple Orange Size of buds j to 4 feet.* Price,50 and. 7S
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-' :Can furnish% Budwood of all the above named varieties for fall'budding. Prices will be reduced Write for prices stating. number wanted. ,
w in October on some varieties. For full particulars,address .


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


Also Grape Fruit, TardiffiC Magnum Bonnm,'Mediterranean Sweet,. Bessie.l Tangerine- and Grocers and Commission Merchants
common Orange,Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca Lemon. Grown to stakes. All on Sour.
.' stock Write for prices to
4 Georgetown Fla .'
Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors, .

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From the choicest trees in Florida Money making.Early Peaches. A full line of Pears and Cigars, Tobacco, Etc. *
Plums. Delicious Celestial Figs. Mulberries that bear four months. .

.' SATSUMA. AND OTHER ORANGES ON TRIFOLIATA.! ":....- 55- Jacksonville..,. : I'1orida.: 5
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Trifoliata stocks one,two and three years old. All stock clean and healthy. Send for Inter. _. t.
jesting catalogue. PRICE-LIST OF WHISKIES: '
.-. Monticello, Fla.Hastings' MANONGAHELA RY$.....................tj oo CABINET BOURBON.... ...,.......... ..16 boT.
ifr" ; J. H. GIRARDEAU, Prop., ORANGE VALLKY..........f....... S.....200 MARTIN RYE...........,....MM.1,.... 300
.ter...t SPRING VALI.EY......... ................. fy VIRGINIA GLADES....................__ 4 00
BALTIMORE CORN....................... 200 OLD BOURBON................... .....500.
NORTH CAROLINA CORN.. .............. 2 so KENTUCKY SOUR MASH. ................ 500
Fall Catalogue CLIFTON CLUB............... ............. 300 OLD BARER.-S 00
MONTROSE VELVET RYE..,......_.. 600

JUGS EXTRA: One gallon. zee; two gallon, soc; three gallon 750. Remit by p06t.offiCfmoney
for 1896 will be ready for distribution August isth. This will order check or registered letter. We cannot ship C (). D. Remit with order.A .
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. S
,:: '. It is a Catalogue of good seeds at reasonable.prices. Our ,

seeds give satisfaction to the growers, who use them. If you .
don'Puse them now, don't wait another season. .

Seeds specially selected and for use in the South- strictly in line this season with the finest stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees Roses
grown '
-, Shrubs,etc.,we have ever grown All the money making val ieties in

Camellias,etc. Pigs in large Supply,
H.: G. HASTINGS CO., SEEDSMEN, ;j Stock of Highest grade. Prices Right.. Will dormant-bud Oranges and Plums at very low

fifures. D. L. PIERSON,
', INTERLACHEN, FLA. Montlcello: Fla.TFENCE .
President '". ? Vice President. TheLargest
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H. T..BAYA: Cashier., Assistant Cashier. I8c.{ Per Rod and .-

.. CAPITAI1 $100,000. Is the cost of wire 50- ..
in.high. Can make Host
THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK So rods per day with ,
oar automatic ma Complete =t,
chine.Circulars free.

.peetful1y.olelta]JACKSONVILLE your DepoaitaCoUeetionscnd? FLORIDA, General UKOUO FENCE MACHINE" CO'r Kokomo ted Eslab-

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

needed by the Horticulturist Manufacturers of
SAFE and j>1ant-1over.
; Orchard, Window, Lawn CHARLESTON. S. C, w.
..' or Greenhouse. Largest Purchase our makes,which we guarantee
,. S .. ;DIRBCTOR S collection to select from. superior to any sold South,and-thereby save
John L."Marvin, Church Anderson Chas. Marvin, _. in the South. money. fc
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.= THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT- GROWER (Florida Dispatch) -was'' .established- twenty-seven years. '-'ago for..the: 'purpose. of

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promoting Florida. horticulture agriculture along modern. scientific and practical lines. .
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: 7 THE FLORIDA FARMER AND. FRUIT GROWER" is edited and conducted, exclusively. by actual' and. experienced tillers;!i. of the soil,
who live on the farm and practice what they preach. ,
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.' ...: -' .THE FLORIDA,FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER has on its working staff some of the most distinguished agronomic, authorities. of

'-'I the State-two professors of the State Experiment Station and the agricultural agent of; one of the chief lines of railway who is an experienced. *tobacco
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THE FLORIDA FARMER'AND FRUIT GROWER has a trained corps of regular and occasional correspondents, chieflgrepresenting
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; "the.brightest body of producers in the world, the Florida orange-growers. -
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. ,, .

THE FLORIDA FARMER. AND FRUIT-GROWER. while not an "organ"- for anyone' except its readers and its owners,.is the steadfast -

.f ,upholder of the Florida Fruit Exchange. ; the most cohesive. and enduring organization of producers ever established in the United St tes.,
THE FLORIDA FARMER: AND FRUIT-GROWER itself to the horticulture and agriculture of Florida, which -has unique
'needs and requirements, and for which Northern farm teachings are generally inapplicable and misleading. .

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

*'State reaches so many farmers who conduct their business on successful plans; who make money by it, and,have money to pay for what they want

', ,THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER; for these reasons, is the best advertising medium in which to reach the successful( l lr
rural'classes of the State. Our "cheap column" is watched by more country people than any other medium.

', < IT PAYS TO, SUBSCRIBE to the Florida ,Farmer: "* and Ftuit-Grower. Every attentive readerwill, gain by some one.hintln' the course ofa
year many: times the cost of subscription. .' "_ -
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Wrapping pines is becoming generaland son's experiences. The shipping bills, the result would have been smaller
this to my mind is sufficient! I crates, packing, wrapping, etc., all fruit, but solid and good. With a
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hope I shall another share his attention and his
never see applepacked judgmentand properly balanced fertilizer, the nitro; _
Edited by J.B. Beaefc.West Palm Beachna. in excelsior. Gowers will inevitably his originality,his aptness and his gen being backed with enough of the
Jose by it. studious attention to the interests of other elements to supply the needs of
A.SUCCESSFUL CROP. Another cause of the poor priceswas the association he represents, cause the larger apple which it forced, the
that pines were improperly gath him to'be relied upon implicitly. Mr. plant to produce, the results would
How Careful Handling and Proper ered. Some of these were torn off the Porcher says that while he does not have been satisfactory. .
Packing Brought Good Returns. stalk, leaving a hole in the fruit. By wish to be premature he feels sure that Cotton seed meal is an excellent
The-_office of the Indian River and I the time these reached Jacksonville the the shipping point another year will manure, and it makes -a splendid, ,.
'Lake Worth Pineapple Association I odor told of rotting fruit. Other good- be south of Jacksonville, in that the plant growth, but in my opinion the ..' (
has'been.moved from Jacksonville to looking, properly gathered fruit un- fruit may be placed in through refrigerator proper time'to make the plant growthis (' \,
Cocoa, Indian River, on the, Florida. doubtedly reached market in poor con- cars as soon as possible after the summer and early fall, then do. '
,East.Coast Railway, -at which place' dition. At first I could not under- being cut. He thinks Cocoa a desir- not force the growth any more, but -
General Agent E. P. Porcher and his. stand this, but later I concluded, after able point, though he does not state let the plant rest and mature, and
.assistants, J. T. and T. F. Mitchell, : investigation, and still entertain the positively that it will be selected ,by supply it with fruiting elements, a __
now have 'their headquarters. Their opinion,that this is due to the character the Association. The pineapple fields fertilizer containing too little nitrogen '
office.is located on the Florida East I. of the soil and fertilizer used, of the East Coast lie south of Cocoa, being far better than one with too
Railway wharf,. and from here Mr. These things all count, and the grower hence its convenience.-West Palm much. It is a safer plan to follow
Porcher is conducting the' remaining must be very particular about the Beach Cor. in Jacksonville Citizen. even for persons who have the very
shipments of pineapples. The cause 1 kind of f ground in which he plants his best and strongest soil. It is just the
. for this 'change is that by reason of pineapples, as well as about ufoat kind In the above interview :Mr. Porcher same as with a man having a strong
the heat and the advanced stage of of fertilizer is used. Altogether, how. refers to the causes which are responsible constitution. He may drink enough _
ripeness at which the late apples are ever, the results are wonderfully good. for the decaying of pines in whiskey to kill an ordinary man, may -40
gathered, during the latter part of the, The fruit itself has been of unusually transit. There is still another cause abuse himself with over work and un-
summer, they must be placed in refrigerator fine flavor. The size has been remark- which has come to my knowledge this wholesome food, and still remain well
: cars a_s soon as possible after able good, considering the cold. I season. A grower showed me some and strong, yet it, is poor policy and .
:being picked. They reach Cocoa I I am satisfied that these conditions, cou- pines which he bad purchased from a will tell upon him in the long run. ,.
several hours quicker than they can pled with quick transit and proper neighbor, delivered to him all crated l. B.B.
arrive at Jacksonville, and are repacked packing, are what have given us ouch and ready for shipment: The fruit gas .
and rebilled to Northern, good returns. had been packed in the crates as An Adverse Opinion on Protection.The .
I Eastern and Western markets. The "East Coast fruit this year,has gone oranges are, so that when filled they a sheds built for the protection of
bulk of-the fruit crop !has been shipped farther West than ever before. We little more than filled the crate level pineapples some years ago are not being
but regular shipments in small quantities have made large shipments to Denver; full. This may be done to a certain rebuilt or repaired, as they prove
will continue to be made for amonth in fact., this has been the best market. extent with oranges, owing 'to their themselves to be most anything excepta
or more. The Citizen representative From there our pines have gone elasticity, and tough rind, and they protection. A pine needs all the.airand
recently called on Mr. Por- through to Salt Lake City, reaching will carry the better for such firm dew and rain and sunshine that it '
cher at his new office at ,Cocoa. With there in perfect condition, and bring- packing, as they are too snug to shake can get, nature having provided the .
,reference to the general results,of the ing excellent prices. I have no idea about in the box But the result crown and slips to gather and retain -
,- pineapple business,this year he said: but what next,year we shall send di- upon these pines was to slightly crush the moisture,and also to shade the(fruit
"The season, has been profitable in rectly through to San Francisco, especially the rind of certain apples where the from the sun as much as they usually
,the extreme, and satisfactory beyondour if we adopt other methods of pressure came most direct, and when need, the bulk of the harvest being
vainest hopes. We are all under packing and use smaller crates. I favor examined the juice was running out of over before the hottest weather begins.
impression that this success has been the half; crates, which is the size of several in each crate. Of course it is The soil under a shed becomes very ....
mainly due,to the improved shipping the orange crate, and which may be evident to all that before they could dry and makes an excellent harbor for .-
and packing facilities adopted by the used with it interchangeably. I have reach New York these damaged pines insects. During the freeze the shed
Association. The apples were shipped found where of would be in advanced of fermentation
a quantity pines were an state was no protection, as fruit and other
to me In Jacksonville. From subagents already on the market in large crates, and that their juices would plants froze inside the houses.
I knew exactly where to place, that if a new supply came in in half have communicated the trouble to I It is said that the Abbaka pineapple
,and the state of the market to whichI crates the latter invariably went out before more than half the fruits which were !}has given very satisfactory returns so ...
sent them. The returns, hence, the large crates, Many consumers sound on starting. This may have far this year. Taking into consideration -
have generally been all that we ex and dealers will bUyin small quan been done by parties who had been the advanced season when this ,,

pected. Very- seldom has the old, tities what they would not buy in large accustomed to packing oranges, or by fruit is shipped,the heat and humidity :
discouraging 'received in ,bad order,' quantities. I shall do all I can next careless ignorant negroes, but it is a of the Northern cities, the Abbaka develops t--:
been heard. Commission men could season to have the half crates used. mistake which I feel sure has been good shipping qualities. Re. .
not. ,under our present regulations, They may'be used' for other fruits and made more than once. cent returns prove that early shipments '
work that scheme any' longer. I vegetables also,and, perhaps,most important 1 think that the cause of well packed are not necessary to secure the. best .
knew the condition of the apples of all, they may be used with sound fruit rotting is very often due money, and also that the pineapple is
when they left me; and knowing,also, more economy of space i in shipping.A to the use of too much nitrogenous able to compete successfully with
the length of time required to reach car load of crates of large size clones fertilizers, or rather using fertilizersnot Northern fruits at this season of:the-.
their destination, it could easily be the ventilating holes,in a car and stops properly balanced late in the'season year.-Ankpna item in Florida Star. .
calculated whether their condition was the circulation of air. The smaller C. S. meal is an excellent fertilizers ..tI.. .
good or bad."Some crates may be arranged in a car so that and can be used with safetyon Grape Graft on Native Stook.
fruit-did,undoubtedly, reach the draught shafts are all open for the good strong land at times when if Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
the-market. in bad order. This I at. free circulation of pure air." applied on poorer land or an old ex- Last I in
spring put a graft ofa
tribute mainly to the use of excelsioror :Mr. Porcher mentioned many prob-- hausted field it would force a growthof variety said to be the "Mohawk grape
,( packing which I cannot condemntoo able improvements in the managementof fruit which would not stand ship Blackhawk"in the root t of native"Fox" ,
harshly, and desire to advise, to the pineapple business for another ping. In a strong, fertile soil whereall which has made the
urge, every pineapple grower on this year. He feels confident that the in- the elements are present, stimulat- grape growth of about two hundred aggregate feet. _" --
coast never to use it again as a protection dustry has reached a great impetus. ing with nitrogen after the fruit is set The vine has six laterals trained three -
to his pines. After the pine is "The growers," said he, "who were will increase the size of the apples, on a side on a wire fence and will
wrapped in some; other material a too discouraged after the freeze to do and the soil will supply the other upwards of thirty feet each.
small wad of the excelsior under the anything at all to build up their plan needed elements so that sound fruit The average I
variety am not familiar .
stem\ end of the apples to prevent tations, have taken heart from their may be the result, but when the plantis with, but think it a good very prolific wine
bruising will answer that purpose, but neighbors' success this year, and have forced to plan a larger apple,than for this section of Indian river.H. .
,even th' t I would not advise, be gone,to work with a will. An increased there is material present in the soil to grape .
cause the excelsior is such a powerfulheat acreage next year will be a great feature properly mature, we have an incom- ..
conductor that it invariably injures ,and I believe the prospects of the plete apple deficient in shipping quali.i i A. D. Starbird has been rushing the
the fruit On the other hand, industry were never so good as now" i ties. On the same soil with no fertilizer mill for some weeks getting out an order
it is a preserver of moisture. If the The shipping arrangements seem al-!i at all the plant would have only of 200,000 box heads for ship- =
excelsior becomes wet it remains so, most perfect,but Mr.Porcher has many planned an apple of the size it could,j I|nient to Mexico.Lake Brantley item
and the fruit consequently rots rapidly. ideas for next year, born of this sea- find material on hand to mature, and in Orlando Reporter; =
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Coming into 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 Seveu 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 -


Jacksonville Fla.

4' We refer to the Commissioners of Agriculture of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, the Virginias, the Carolinas., Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee' .etc.,
4 .' 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. '


Grove $ Orchard. cept vegetables or some other quick! teen months. after the trees were fifteen-acre orchard less than three

crop requiring heavy fertilizing and planted. years old. The orchard is now made,

J' high cultivation.A :Most of my fruit was shipped in the and, aside from an increased portionof

-.. .. PBAOHES FOR FLORIDA little less than one pound of a common six-basket carriers, and the fertilizer, the expense of keeping it
high grade fertilizer was used to the following are a few of ,the returns: up from now on will not be any heavier
,A Profitable Orohard. tree the first season, ; being applied June 11th, six carriers to the Southern than in the past. I fully expect to

_Editor Farmer and FruitGrower.So ,in two applications, one about Fruit Company, Charleston, S. C., net net, above all expenses, at least $100
times writers overdraw returns $13.05 June 15th nine car- per acre each year from this orchard
many the time the trees began to leaf'out in ; ,
their subjects, while they do not in : the spring and the other, about the loth riers to the same parties, net returns, hereafter.

tend to exaggerate or mislead in anyway of July. The second year there was $21.60; June 17th,te carriers, net returns What I have done here can be donein

r it is so easy for thtm in present- one ton of a high-grade sulphate of $24.00. ,On the same date ten almost any part of Florida; in fact,

ing the subject to give it a coloringthat potash used, and in April of this yearI carriers to H.A.Pryor, St. Augustine, I believe that some other portions of

is misleading in effect if not in applied a ton and a half of a strong net returns,2000. I could give a full : the State have advantages over this
intention.In potash fertilizer. itemized statement of this season, butit section, on account of the late spring
would be interesting reading frosts here. The mid-winter cold does
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presenting the matter of profits Now,,as.to the cost of getting the
will and would occupy too much space. not hurt the peach, and, in my judg--
in Florida peaches I endeavor not orchard as it now stands. The cost
My first shipment was made on June ment, the southern part of the State
to exaggerate in any particular of the land, and getting it in proper
9th, and netted $i,6o.per carrier; the has great advantage over us on that
wish to state that this article is based condition for planting is the same as
last shipments were made during the account; besides, they can market the
on actual results realized by myself, it would cost,to get the same land in
of the Georgia Elberta season, portion of their before
height greater crop
and the conditions are only similar to condition for a crop of cotton or corn,
and netted carrier. The ours comes in if the right varieties.are
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those existing in the greater portion and it is hardly necessary to discuss
best returns were during the middle of planted,and can always have their en-
of our State. that point here as the cost would vary
the season, just before the Georgia tire crop off before the Georgia peachescome
in different l Idealities. My land was
in the of
Early year 1894, planted
in in which do.
crop began to move large quanti we cannot
cleared of which is not'an absolute -
fifteen acres to WaldoClimax, Oviedo, stumps, ties.
to but of These statements are from actual results -
Imperial and Florida Gem peaches. necessity success, -
t The site selected was ordinary well- course, is a great convenience in getting Some few shipments did not bring ,And are not mere guess work,nor

4 drained pine land, freshly cleared of around among the trees now. satisfactory returns, but the average written for the purpose of getting up
.. the forest. This is quite an important The entire cost of getting the land through the entire season was perfectly an excitement. I would be glad to

requisite; the land must be well and putting it in its clear state, how. satisfactory. The entire net returns discuss the qualities of our peaches,
drained and for the best results new. ever, did not exceed $300. The for the seas n's business foot up $i, and quote what some of the commis-
This added to the returns sion of them but this article
The trees planted were not large, trees estimated at seven cents each 244.90. say
from last year's gives me $i-, is' already becoming lengthy and I
only medium-sized trees from June and 193 to the acre would be 2,895 crop ,
buds on native seedling stocks. The trees costing $202.75. For[ this num- 744.00 net returns above express and cannot do so now.

.. ground was well broken and pulver ber of trees, they can be laid down in commissions. The cost, of carriers, W. D. GRfFFlNO.

ized the fall before planting and the any Florida.orchard, for that price and picking and packing the crop will not :Macclenny, Baker County, Fla.

trees planted in rows thirty feet apart the planting of them can be done at exceed $300 for the two years, which, ...
and in the cost not to exceed $50. added to the previous cost of makingthe
and seven a half feet row.I a Budding and Grafting the Pecan.
orchard, gives a total outlay of!
find it better to plant in this way We now have a cost of $552.75 and $1,197.75, leaving me a net profit in No nut shows such variations as

with the rows running north and southas have our orchard planted and the landin cash'returns of $547.15 after payingfor does the pecan. In noticing the hab--

the trees are close enough in the good condition. Nearly everyone the land, clearing and all expenseof its of the tree we see some growingerect

row to protect each other from the hot of the trees lived and I did not find it making the orchard, and within almost like the Lombard poplar,

sun during the summer. This plan necessary to replant the second year. thirty-one months from the time the while others incline to' the habits of

gives 193 trees to the acre. The cost of fertilizing, including trees were planted or three years from the weeping willow. I know of two
the first
The cultivation during two putting the fertilizer down into the time f first began clearing and trees, standing side by side, the fruit

years of was clean stock, there being between seven the orchard and distributing it has breaking the land,besides having used of one i is three-meated, while the other

rows nursery grown first and not exceed $65 per year, and the cost the land for nursery purposes and to is four-meated. In foliage we see
orchard the
the rows year of cultivating has not exceeded $50 make hay from in the meantime.My every shade of green, matured leaves
,, five the second year ; this summer per year. We now have a total cost I orchard is just arriving at its (from six to eighteen inches in length.
about half of the orchard I
am using ':i up to date of $897.75.I best bearing age. My land is in a The nuts also show extreme variations.
with three
for nursery purposes, rows of cultivation and is worth Paper shell, soft shell hard shell and
-' between the orchard and on the have not the itemized data at hand high state ,
) rows,
twice what it has cost and has weighing from thirty-two to forty-eight
other half have a good of crab for returns received during the season me,
and crow-foot about crop half of 1895 but 'I gathered and shipped paid me a cash dividend above every i pounds to the bushel, the colors ranging -
hay grown,
: ofa and cost of making it over from almost black to almost white
kIt- which has come since I stopped cultivating peaches enough to bring net returns outlay ,
ist. I would not advise little more than $500. Let it be remembered $500. but the color proper gives every shadeof
planting other crops in the orchard ex- that this was within eigh-. I think that is good enough for a brown, inclining to red and yellow.


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Those that show the yellow cast are FLORIDA COAST union is complete and new roots arc' I

seldom disappointing in quality.On WEST forming, plant separately in pots, and
remove them in a week or so to a

can see the'same trees the piece nuts of of ground which will we Plant System Lands, Lake Butler Villa Lands, Dissioa Co.'s Lands. shady place. Water freely. This

furnishes nice little grafted trees for
vary in the time of ripening .two 'J ,Knight's Bnildirjgr, Tampa, Fla.
mail the first
months, commencing the middle of Fl Do st shipping by year.Texas.-
September, and again we see them 0 Oil luR OmeS e IOfIllhDY, Empire Building, Orlando, Fla. Farm and Ranch.Fertilizing .

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immensely prolific, while others are

barren. I have described the pecanas E_tip Lenh, [lijcap Halltu{ ill But Farming and But Filth 5utiDn. for Fruit Flavors.
we see the ,trees rowing here wild. :Man has improved the fruits of the .

What a wide and, interesting field is earth very greatly.from the time when
before the horticulturist, and yet our homes The in Florida.Florida Homestead Company offers unequaled opportunities the purchase of cheap he first plucked and ate the austere

= nurserymen have overlooked this valu It has land in every county of the State and is prepared to furnish just such properties as wild crabapple and the throat-cutting

able commodity, to the extent'of having maybe It desired.has magnificent bargains in fanning' fruit, vegetable timber and stock lands. pineapple. Cultivation does more to
nothing to offer but seedling trees. These lands can be bought very cheaply-at prices ranging from$I.so to$10.00 an acre. improve the size and the physical
For a few hundred dollars a comfortable home, with a farm of a hundred acres can be boughtin
the best fruit aad farming section of the United Siaces. characteristics than it does the juice
BUDDING THE PECAN. Florida offers a comfortable living and independence to small farmers who will settle on small characteristics. and
places and grow fruits and vegetables for home and Northern markets. budding
This means to redeem our large and Our early fruits and vegetables command high price in all markets. simply transfer and fix a quality
could be canned,thus affording an additional and sure source of
Surplus fruit and vegetables
small hard shell
unproductive -
pecan revenue. which has been discovered, not' invented
trees into profitable ones, that will The climate of Florida is delightful at all seasons and it is absolutely healthful. or created. Man can regulatethe
The temperature is about 45 for the winter and 85 for summer
bear select fruit every year. The accompanying The situation of the State and and its wonderful resources destine it to be one of the most size and texture of the fruit, but
illustration will better flourishing portions of the world. "
the soil and the sunshine control the
Now is the time to come,when land is cheap and when the State is entering upon a new
show the value of stocks. I am frequently ; period of progress of prosperity. flavor. In the word soil is here in-
For information,literature,price lists of lands, etc.. write to
asked "will
budding pecans cluded whatever. is,added to it to in-
pa)?" I have always contended it hance its productiveness, namely,
Would (I fairly ached to try it). And I FLORIDA HOMESTEAD COMPANY, manure and fertilizers of all descrip

what have we' now demonstrated? tions. ,
That instead of waiting 7 to 10 years, The soil of Florida is so largely

in favored locations, we get fruit in composed of silica-that is, the great.
think there will be several of to the strength of the material. Cover
than days
two and better the original.I've .
years, er part of it, the piney woods soils, especially -
: weather. I find dews all but the bud if there is place
had buds, which were set in June, dry heavy even in the peninsula properthatit
to grow fully two feet and make offshoots : objectionable. The scions, to be bud enough between the bud proper and is practically lacking in almost everything -
during the same season'of budding : ded from, should be as near as possi- the dormant ones just below it, make else. The rainwater of the
ble the size the stock budto. one just between them. In less
the next blossom and same as wrap
; year grow State seems to bring down from the
of the shoot to be than two weeks we can tell the condi
five to seven feet, and the followingyear Every part atmosphere more nitrogen than it doesin
bear from a handful to a half. budded is not fit to receive the ring of tion of tHe buds by a slight touch of the more northern States, and it is
bark all the buds the the leaf-stem (if uot already dropped i
gallon of nuts. ; neither are on certain that the powerful sunshine of
scion, suitable to be budded. Not off). Under favorable conditionssome \
think that the Florida almost with
Some people transforming : alternating daily
than of these are I will have started to As
two grow.
more one or
by grafting and budding of a found at the base of the scion. It is the taking off -of so large a ring of a shower" during the summer rainy
large pecan tree into another kind is season, causesja greater amount of nitrification -
take them bark weakens the stock.so', budded,
most important that you
a difficult operation but such'is not than can take place in higher
from where the wood is smooth, nor we must not leave much of the stalk
the case, if we go at systematically. latitudes. But there is a great deficiency -
with rings, as is the case with the up- above the wound. In a year's time
of the mineral elements which
I have transformed
Although pecan of the scion and this is finish cutting away all the stock above
portion ,
trees over four feet in diameter, I. per impart high flavor to the fruit. These
suitable buds I the new hud. If the conditions are
why are scarce. generally
would not recommend it. Lasting have to be largely supplied by the
pair them off by holding the all favorable to a free flow of.sap into
good does not come from trees over grower and it is in my opinion, for
scion, and stock together. The eye the new buds, some will make a pro
two feet in diameter. this very reason that the fruit of Florida -
will soon get trained to see two alike. digious growth. Tie such to some
The topping of pecan trees should We now mark with a sharp knife, kind of a support, or sad losses occur deciduous as well as citrusthatis
.be done in the spring, just as the sap longitudinally above and below the if this is neglected in time of storms. the fruit produced by skilled grow
begins to rise. When the buds begin will ers-justly takes such high rank with
bud on the scion and between the Later'on another strong shoot be .
bursting through the thick bark of old buds of the stock. (If the shoot is likely to start from the stock. I call connoisseurs.

trees_ that have been topped, I take a slightly bent, so much the better By these robbers, because they draw the Perhaps some of your readers may

hatchet and hack around them. In placing the bud on the bowing side, sap away from the new growth. Keep smile at this: praise of Florida's porno-

some cases a carpenter's chisel and there is less danger to be an air space these cut off, but not enough to expose logical productions, for there is no
mallet is better; by assisting the new where the bud touches the stock). the grafts too much to the high doubt that a great deal of poor fruit

growth in this way, we get big returns Now finish cutting the bark on the winds. In performing this work keepin leaves this State, and more's the pity. .

for the ''amount of'labor performed.Now stock and sCion-clean around them, mind that the sap has an upward But it is the natural fruit that gives

when the June sap rises we will down the back opposite the bud, and tendency to utilize it in a way that this bad reputation to the section, not

have a nice lot of green sprouts. with the spatula or end of the budding will keep the new growth which we that shipped by good horticulturists.A .

These are what we want, and the mid- knife, loosen the bark on each wish to preserve,always vigorous. seedling "cow-penned" orange is

dle of June is generally the best timeto side nearly half way round; then witha no better than the meanest Italian.
begin utilizing them. I prefer little twist with thumb and finger at The famous Indian River orange is no .

these about the size of a lead pencil. the same time pressing gently on the The letters I have in my possession, better than yielded by hundreds of.

Our next tool is a budding knife, bark, the whole ring is made to come from parties in Florida, furnish me the best groves of the interior from .

and some pieces of old domestic t or off the other should be loose. It is ample proof that pecan grafting there which cattle are excluded; and it is

calico (such as will tear easily,into but the work of a few moments to is a success. They succeed with the perhaps not an unmixed evil that the

narrow strings) to tie the buds with.I make the transfer, the delicate tissueon common cleft graft, and on a hickoryat mosquitoes of that storied river (for a

prefer this material to be enough the inside of the bark must not be that, plan that fails entirely here. few months of the year) make the life #

rotten so that it will "give way to the exposed many seconds to the atmosphere The humid atmosphere is evidentlythe of the cow such a burden.that she

groVth'of these young tender shoots.In as it would then become worth secret. One party writes me is generally excused from the duty of

this way we have two advantages, less. In fact, the operation is some- that from scions I sent him he got a fertilizing the grove, which so many.

viz: it keeps us from binding the buds what like taking a ,photograph, the growth of seven feet the first year. In farmer growers elsewhere' assign her.

too tight, and if from some cause we stronger the light, the quicker the this dry atmosphere we can by the aid Before my trees were cut down by "

are not.on hand to slacken the bandages photograph, and the 'dryer atmos- of damp cellar, with the temperature ; the freeze, I had a row of Satsumas

at the proper time, 'we have no phere, the quicker we must make the near fifty succeed in grafting on one side of my grove which I was:

fear of the bandage ruining our work. transfer. Should the ring of bark be seedling trees of the first year's feeding for growth simply, as they

Plate budding,as it is practiced with too small to run clear around the growth, by tongue grafting. Both were too young to be allowed to bear.It .

most all kinds of fruit trees, fails en. stock a strip of bark should be left on root and scion must be.exactly the was convenient to give them cow

tirely with the pecan. We sometimes the latter to fill it out. If, on the same size to make these little trees. chips, according to the custom of the

succeed with shield budding, but our contrary, it is too wide, a strip shouldbe We need but six or eight inches of the native farmers hereabout, and I had

success depends upon the skillful operation taken out, so that it will fit, the root; neither use any wax in tying. I not then had an object lesson of the

of annular ring budding.Here budding is now wrapped with a strip .bury these in layers of river sand, undesirable results of this application.The .

the height of the season for of the material mentioned, one, and : where they can get strong light (no last year of their lives they blossomed -

r doing. "this, .work; is the middle- of. June,' sometimes two. wrappings"' according l sun.) After we are quite sure the as the Satsuma is a precocious

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sometimes earlier. Select a time when good for almost or quite two months. production of the untreated black soil sachusetts, I am told, they used to .

variety, and I allowed each tree to -Florida Letter in Country Gentleman. would not exceed four bushels of mar- raise corn and fertilize with superphos-

retain a few specimens. These fruits ketable corn per acre. The difference phate. It was found that it paid bet-

were almost. uneatable-wholly so to between corn from the treated plats ter to raise a crop of fifty bushels of

me, and I consigned them to the boys and from untreated. soil is shown by shelled corn to the acre than a larger .
and the pigs-coarse, thickskinnedand Fat1tnep&Ttttt ta ket1 the illustration given herewith, taken or a smaller crop. It would be best

vapid to a degree. Other Satsu- from actual sample cars of the two for us to find out what sized crop of

mas growing near by/'on older trees Success with Corn on Muck Lands. grades grown in this experiment. The sweet potatoes pays best, what kinds
which had received mineral fertilizers, : picture is a very fair mark of what the and quantities of fertilizers will most
were of a quality which sustained the The occurrence of muck, or unproductive land is worth without treatment, and surely bring such a crop, what kindsof
.black soils is
high reputation of that variety. Of frequently one what it will produce with a little in- potatoes pay best to ship, etc. It
of the of
signs good land and
course, some allowance must be made corn telligent attention. An important feature seems to me that sweet potatoes are
for the fact that the.fruit of the young the black soil itself may very easily be is the fact that the after effect 'one of our surest money crops, and

trees was their first offering, but it was made to produce abundant crops of showed an improvement on the cropsof corn one of the poorest. Northwestern -
Professor H. A. Huston chemist
enough to convince me that I want no i corn. the first year. The soil was treated farmers have most of last year's
of the Indiana
more fruit raised on cow chips. ment Station gives Agricultural m Bulletin Experi No. but once, in 1892; the crops of 1893, :large crop of corn on hand, and a still
The people of New York and other 57 the results of several years' studyof 1894 and 1895 showed each year a larger crop coming, and we are very

large cities are becoming familiar with the proper treatment of muck soils. : gain over 1892.Is certain of very cheap corn for a yearor $

..... the flat Chinese peach, the Peento, He .not only suggests a method of this plan of temporary improvement two at least.
which is shipped from this State before but gives an profitable? Without treatmentthe Major Campbell says his orange
permanent cute, easy
any other peaches from the continent and cheap method of temporary improvement 'soil produces practically nothing; grove is gone. So is mine, but I havea

reach the markets. Many of them showing from actual field with an application of one ton of very vigorous orange thicket, and
doubtless not kainit the gain in marketable corn for there are no scales or white flies to
are favorably impressedwith work that good crops of corn may be
the fruit. When the the four amounts to 216 bushels bother them. Neighbor B has a few
grown on grown without a loss of a single season's years ,
unassisted sands, or with no other application work, or any considerable ex worth about $75. The kainit will cost oranges now, and both of us feel sure

than cow chips or cottonseed pense-results perhaps more profitablethan at the farm from $16 to $20 a ton,and of a number of buds next year. At
rate if we are to have no more or-
the cosf, of applying is practically any ,
meal it is inferior fruit his of
a very small plan permanent cure.
here Florida will be like Daniel
nothing. The straw also be used anges
and tinctured with the bitter. may
noyau or Peat muck which is
or land naturally
Webster said of New Hampshire "a
though not giving so large ,
this But profitably,
to variety.
ness peculiar richer in ammonia and phosphoricacid good place to emigrate from."
when fed mineral fertilizers l. a profit as the kainit. Lime appearsto
liberally on than it is in potash was treated
have trifling results and when
it becomes magnificent fruit, with straw, lime and kainit. Kainit is, given Plummers
free from the of used with kainit seems to have lessened Fla."i
slightest tinge noyau, a potash fertilizer much used in the:
juicy, melting, the peel of a brilliant East and South, and in Europe. The, the good effect of the kainit Tomato Blight .

waxy-yellow tinted with pink. straw was applied as a layer three Professor Huston's plan of working A writer living in South Alabama
muck soils will be found equally suc-
Nothing could be finer than a well. inches deep over the whole plot de says in the Horticultural Gleaner"of
cessful all muck soils
: on as they are
grown Peento. voted to the-straw test; the kainit was I all marked by the same general char- !Austin, Texas: The tomato by nature
The LeConte is the main and almost applied broadcast at the rate of one acteristics.-S. Peacock in Western stands heat and drouth. In Mexico

the only summer pear which is grown ton per acre; and the lime at the rate Rural. they stand these conditions and bear .

in this State, and.as it is raised by the of five tons per acre. A trial was 1-4 fruit a much longer season than here.

, majority of farmers, either on cow made with kainit and lime together, Notes on Back Numbers. I have one patch planted on a sand
chips or a little cotton seed meal, or in the same quantity as when applied Editor Fanner and Fruit-Grower: hill, two feet to the clay that has not
more frequently without any applica singly. The materials were plowed We are all glad to hear from :Major been sprayed and shows no signs of

tion at all, it is a tolerably poor fruit. under. There were two sets of experiment Campbell,but when he says that many blight. Another patch, twenty yards
. Most Northern lpe.ople accustomed to plots, one of which was sub- people do not get over fifty bushels of distant with clay soil, eight inches to
pears would pronounce it not worth soiled, the other plowed in the ordinary sweet potatoes to the acre I feel sure : subsoil, the blight has taken seven-

eating. But when fed on bone and manner., they do not "work it right." There is ty-five per cent of the plants with

potash at the rate of five or six poundsto The results were remarkable; from : not much for labor or the use of land. spraying. The varieties, age of plants, -

a tree producing, say, two or three land which without treatment barely Better put all the fertilizer and most fertilizer, etc., were the same. The
barrels, it becomes wonderfully im produced from two to three bushels of of the labor on half the land and get blight in my opinion, has its origin in
The is marketable hundred bushels Andin the circulation of the plant. I have
proved. tendency to core-rot I. com per acre, goop crops one or more.
almost entirely removed, the flesh be- were obtained the first season. Sub- making a potato crop,in this sectionat not been able to discover any trace of

comes dense, cheesy, rich, juicy, fully soiling seems to have been of slight least; it does not pay to buy any- the root being first affected. To sat-

as good as the Bartlett-in fact, it aver- benefit.' The results from the ages better. Instead of a season of kainit were most favorable, the yield I farmer will seldom need buy anything plants struck with blight, cuttings tak

two or three weeks, as when fed on per acre being at the rate of 55.8 else. I believe a certain quantity will en before the wilt reached them. They

1- organic nitrogenous fertilizers, it is bushels of sound corn. The ,average pay better than more or less. In Mas rooted..freely in the same soil as parQO' -

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ent plants, started a growth and at like extreme cold. They cannot and wood ashes, five pounds of sulphurand Education of .

different stages began blighting. With should not be expected to lay to any one pound of insect powder (pyrethrum : ,
them the blight came from the ground. great extent while overheated the ). About once a week I mix with BODY.MIND .:, -: :.1;f;.:"..

Washing showed healthy roots, but greater part of the time.It this a few quarts of corn, and then its >; :", ;;;

above the root the bark was black and takes a pleasant temperature, fun to see the hens get in and scratch. MORALS. -

decayed. Above the surface of the either natural or artificial, to obtain No kind of vermin that infests fowls .
ground the wilt showed, while the the best result in eggs.-H. B. Geer can survive this treatment Scabby TUITION. ,

bark seemed in normal condition. in Western Rural. legs, produced by a very minute in- The .

My conclusions are, plant early as is I sect, are also prevented by it-Poultry _

safe and only where there is the best Water for Fowls.In Keeper. Florida }

drainage. Fertilize heavily in the hill, \this warm climate, and especially Send only strictly clean eggs to mar '

stir the ground shallow and often, and in the summer time, there should cel. This is as necessary as having Agricultural ;. }

, you will stand a chance of being rid always be plenty of fresh water handyfor them fresh. People often judge by "'"<.."

of the blight If you succeed you the fowls. Like the human fami appearances. A dirty egg looks dis College

will be paid for extra labor, as many ly, the fowls require ,more water during I tasteful. Give each egg a washing in Is supported by. grants from the National ,

growers are discouraged, and the warm weather than cold, and it is warm water, and if that does not remove Government. All tuition free to all students
from Florida. to males and females.
market will be in better condition. essential for their well-being that it is the stains, a little home-made Women board with families in town. Men

as fresh and cool as it is possible to cider vinegar will. If the eggs are board month.at A College most Mess healthy Hall location.for 41000 College per

Trapping; Outworms. have it. The egg contains a large fresh, clean and of the color most desired surgeon attends aU students free of charge.

Editor Fanner and Fruit-Grower: amount of water, consequently if thereis by buyers of your section, there : :Point.Military Four discipline courses under of a instruction.graduate of-Agri-West

In regard to cutworms. One year any lack of water there must also bea will be no trouble to find a good sale. I I cultural,. Mechanical Superior,equipment Latin Scientific in 'labora-andWomen's.

IVY garden was destroyed by them, lack of eggs. To gain a reputation in supplying fresh tories. Gives degrees of BJ3.and A.B. Bus-

the ,next year I used an iron rod The best way of watering, if it can eggs and choice poultry means to se- iness manship Course, Book giving Keeping free,instruction Business Law in,Short Pen- .

about as large as the broom handle I be arranged, is to have hydrants in the cure the cream of the retail trade. Hand, Type Writing and Telegraphy. Fall
Term Oct.
you mention, about four feet long yard, and under each hydrant an earthenware Cleanliness and attention to food opens giving Monday full information 5th.1896.address For Catalogues -

with the tip bent around for a handle dish. Let the water run just and water will keep the cholera away O. CLUTE,Lake President City,,:Fla. '. .,

the other end ,sharpened. I can enough to keep the dish full. Twiceor from any place. When once it has

make one hundred holes two feet deep three times a week these dishes fixed itself upon the victim there is no :MAST1 R'S SAUJ. --

in five minutes. I have had no cut. should be washed out thoroughly. remedy but to kill the fowl and burnor

woVms since. In using poison you Where the water has to be carried to deeply bury it. Let the house be of Notice a final is'hereby decree or given sale made that under and entered and by by virtue the ;

are liable to do harm. the yards the drinking dishes shouldbe sprinkled with a solution of corrosive Honorable R. M. Call Judge of the Fourth Judi-
cial Circuit of Florida, in and for Duval
0. B. SMITH. earthenware, and so arranged that sublimate, or, which is safer, a solu- County, in Chancery,sitting on the first day of
June, A. D. 1896,in certain cause therein pending
St. Augustine Fla. the fowls cannot into'them with
get tion of sulphate of copper. wherein C. E. Hoyle is complainant and
their feet. There are a number of Thomas L. Allen, Ida Allen and Jane B. Porterare
Indigestion is a frequent cause of defendants I shall offer for sale and sell to
patent chicken "watering troughs"which disease with fowls and this comes from the highest bidder I for cash, at public'oncry, in
Poultry. have their merits but the worst front of the Court House door of said Duval
.2 evereating. It can, in a great meas- County, in the city of Jacksonville therein, on
.. _... ._ .. _. objection is the inability to wash them the first Monday in September, the same being
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prop.or the 7th day of said month and a legal sales day,
Edited by 8.8. DeLANOY. Apopto. P1*. out thoroughly, and consequently they variety of food, and by compelling between the legal hours of sale,the property described
foul and in said final decree follows
soon get may a source as :
exercise in procuring it. Do not shut : Lot one ((1))in Block thirty-two ((32)), Riverside,
Feeding in Hot Weather.Of of danger to the poultry. Everyone them from a supply of gritty material in the city of Jacksonville,Duval County,Florida. .
knows that even a water pitcher, if not away August 6th, 1896. STEPHEN E. FOSTER, '
all the hot weather we ever experienced ,for this helps them to grind their Special Master :>'
washed regularly will soon get in bad WALKER & STRIPLING,
the last ten days of"July shape and will contaminate water thatis food properly and prevents cloying. Solicitors for Complainants.
and the first few days of August beat "
sweltered": allowed to stand in it any length of Ducks must never be without a plentiful -

anything we ever through. time. Avoid using wood utensils for supply of water. They seem neverto
Nashville like an oven day and NOTICE OF INCORPORATION
was drinking dishes if possible, but what- sleep, but will go! to the drinking ;

night. There was no respite. It just ever have it washed out thoroughly vessel many times during the night. -
kept it up. Not only was it hot in you use Notice is hereby given that the undersignedwill
and often. Milk, sweet or sour, is as good for ,upon the expiration of the time prescribed
Nashville, but hot likewise every. 4- young ducks as chickens.) by law for advertising the notice and charter,
apply to the Governor of the State of Florida for
where else we could hear of. It wasa
Bantams and Boys.A .
letters patent for the Johnson Law Company in
general heated spell that was wide Do not take young ducks from the accordance with the Charter as published below,
spread. It affected the fowls as wellas writer in the Country Gentlemanwell nest until they are twenty-four hours CHAS.A. TREMERB.

the people, and made the question says : "Let the boys have,Bantams old. They may then be put in flocksof T.C. S.B.HAUMATT LIVINGSTON.

if there is any inclination to undertake twenty to thirty in a low on a A. F. PEARY.
of feed an important, one. To have pen, F.I,. BISHOP.
fed corn, green cut bone and the like, their care and management grassy spot, made movable from placeto Jacksonville, Fla.,Aug. 2., 1896.
in such weather would have resultedin Bantams will do more toward keep- place, for it will soon become filthy.

disaster. We put our chickens on ing the boys on the farm than a dozen Their roosting place must be tight and .
fair There is We, the undersigned hereby associate our-
a light diet, and held them to it We agricultural speeches. well covered. : together for the purpose of forming I a cor-
profit enough in keeping Bantams to porationselves under the laws of the State of Florida,
fed wheat bran, oats and new potatoescut City poulterers have the advantageof as prescribed under Sec 2123 ofRnised 8taute,
inspire industry and zeal and nothing Law
to be known as "The Johnson Company"with
up; no meat, grease or bone, or being convenient to a constant f'or
leads quicker to independence and sup. place of business at Jacksonville, Fla.,
corn in any form. In their water we ply of green bone in the shops. In the purpose of buying, selling renting or exchanging
manly than the sense of pro. electric machinery and other supplies,
put a fmall amount of sulphate of cop small yards a great secret is in giving repairing electrical, mechanical and other In.
other day the object beingto prietorship. Many a boy on a lonely struments and machines, wiring buildings for
per eyery farm (or a lonely boy on any kind of a plenty of grit and water, and in keeping electric lights, bells, etc., and for the purpose of
prevent Dysentery disease that the hens at work. If necessary, doing a general merchandise business.
with the hot weather. The farm), has been turned. from indifference The capital stock of the Company shall be
comes to cheerful activity by cominginto starve them to it. No work, no eggs; Three Thousand Dollars, divided into Thirty
bluestone acts as as an astringent, and but plenty of exercise makes hearty shares of One Hundred Dollar each,ten per
I possession of something 'all his cent of which shall be paid into the treasury upon
heals inflammation. At the same timeit fowls and a full basket the organization of the Company, and the Balance
is a purifier and kills all organic own. Bantams are distinctively as the Directors may determine.The .
great .
ooys' cocks and hens-beautiful, in- corporate existence of the Company shall
matter in the water. This fact commence on the date of the filing of the Articles
of disinfectant teresting and profitable on a farm The Leslie and Gano Crate factory, Incorporation with the Secretary of State and
makes sulphate copper a good where they run and forage for a part of Clermont, is running again with a the Clerk of the' Circuit Court. and terminate
when in solution that will ninety-nine years thereafter.The
of their board, indeed, profitable any full force of hands, filling an order for business of the Company shall be conducted -
purify the waters in low places, sinks boxes. by a Board of Directors consisting of five
and the like. where under proper care and con tions. A boy known to the writer has annual meeting of stockholders provided however .
Lime inJhe poultry yard is another that the following named incorporators, to.
for hot weather. Get a six varieties of Bantams, every one a wit: Chas. A. Tremere, C. 8. Hammatt T. B.
good thing Premiums at the fairs Livingston, A. F. Perry and P,L Bishop, shall
lump of unslaked lime, lay it on the high scorer. constitute the Board of Directors until the first
bnng money, and eggs and chicks annual meeting.The .
ground and pour water on it. It will highest amount of indebtebness or liability
soon crumble and furnish a nice bring more. to which the Company shall at any time sub
up ject itself shall not, exceed Two Thomsand Dollars.
supply of granulated lime for the s71 .

chickens. A pile of sand,and gravel For the use of thirty fowls runningat BRASS BAND August Witness A.our D. 1896.hands and seals this 24th day of -

close by it is another good thing for large I have in my hen-house a box rnetraments Drama Uniforms EgnfpmantafcrBsndssndDramCorps. CHAS. A.TRBMERE, (Seal
the.fowls. They need every assistantof about three feet square and eighteen LowestpriaeseveraQoted.FineCatalo C. 8. HAMMATT, (Seal!
T. B. '
,400niaitntio& LIVINGSTON, (SealA.
the kind to help them over the inches deep, open at the top. ,In thisI >,Mftaf/'re.;gives Bind F. PERKY, (Seal)
in a pailful of sand or road dirt, a Music A instrrusct'nsforAm&tearBsnds. P. l.,. BISHO, (Seal) .
heated spells put
good shape.
LYON HEALY, all of Jacksonville,Puval County,Florida.
Extreme of pailful of air-slaked lime a pailful of S iduu 14.M4 ffkkvh ATWM,CUMfB..
heat acts on the hens ... Jacksonville Fla.AUf a th, 1896.r .


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G. D. Ackerly, ,general passenger Delft Splasher. Talking
agent of the J., T. &. & W. system For Our Rural Home.

and one of the most popular railroad. A very pretty splasher for a blue
: men in Florida, is trying to have the room is made of pure white butchers' Bicycles
railroads of Florida establish commis-
linen, with a one-inch faggoted hem.
sion houses at the most important Mark out circle in the centre, usinga
markets the United States for the tea plate for size, then from the sidesof
protection of the shippers. This is a this draw scrolls, graduating them .
move in the right direction, and.there ;- SEE THAT CURVE.
to the edges of the splasher; a little .
is no reason why the railroads could practice on a sheet of paper will soon -. ",* .. '
not conduct such agencies at a profitto ''''1> "
enable one to do it artistically, with ; tf
themselves as well as tothe interestsof the help of a cup and salt shaker for ;: ,'Pi: -
r -
the growers. -Tavares Herald. the smaller scrolls. /,/ /.
How thankful we should be to Outline the circle and scrolls in &
know while other cities are suffering chain stitch using No. Asiatic
2753 .
such'great loss in life and in horses twisted embroidery: silk, and inside the IT'S QUALITY THAT AIDS THEM T0? -

that Jacksonville escapes almost en- circle outline (plain stitch) a pretty
tirely. We have no appalling daily TALK FOR THEMSELVES -
Delft design, using Nos. 2750, 2751
list of deaths from heat here as are and 2752 of Asiatic etching! silk. The .
recorded: ,elsewhere, and even no effect will be very pleasing if the design IT'S. THE SCIENCE SHOWN THAT
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In fact is
prostrations. Jacksonville be not too ambitious-a bit of
proving itself quite a pleasant summer sea.level, a lighthouse, boulders in the '_: '" \ AIDS THE QUALITY. -
resort in these blistering days, and foreground and a few sea birds hovering -
while other cities are suffering the ELIZABETH.
near. ,
most extreme tortures of a fierce.mid .
summer heat, and withering under an
atmosphere blazing hot, carrying off Dlnlng-Table
their citizens the dozen in For Our Rural Home.
by we
'Florida", are getting along nicely and Many dislike mosquito netting over 19Ibs.Keatint19Ibs.4: : : !
comfortably, with the soothing aid oft their dining table, thinking it looks .
the cooling waives of atmosphere that too much like a restaurant. "

J ..,roll upon us from the Atlantic to the An excellent substitute is white ?, ; .." { .' ,. x.E, -
Marion cheese-cloth seamed in the middle to -
Gulf.- Times. r ".
The office of the Indian River and make sufficient width. : : ::4'" "
Lake Worth Pineapple Growers' As- Baste a hem i54 inches wide, and c% days ahead of them. a11."
sociation has been, moved from Jack briar or catstitch it down with colored .
sonville to Cocoa at which place Asiatic twisted embroidery silk,, any Art Catalogue cents In Stamps.
General Agent E. P. Porcher and his color that harmonizes with the furnish. .
assistants and Thos. Mitchell ings of the dining room.
Jas. ,
now have their headquarters. Their Delft blue is very popular just now, KEATING WHEEL CO., HOLYOKE;MASS.
office is located on the Florida East and is especially cool looking for the
Coast Railway wharf, aud from there hot months.
Draperies for the windows of this ._ ,
Mr. Porcher is conducting the remain ---- -
ing shipments of pineapples. The material and finish are very tastefulfor Not only were the grapes firm, full and safer than lemon juice. A small \
cause for this change is that by reason a low-priced,affair. entirely free from mould,but the bloom quantity of the juice diluted with warm
of the heat and the advanced stage of Tied,back, with ribbons to match upon them was found to be as fresh as water,immediately-after eating or just
ripeness at which the late apples are the colored embroidery silks; they area though the bunch had just been taken before retiring, will greatly aid diges
gathered during the l latter part of the dainty addition to any dining-room. from the vine. The chamber was tion. For coughs and colds the dose
summer, they must be placed in refrigerator ELIZABETH. closed for another month, and at the should be increased and taken hot.
cars as soon as possible after end of that period everything was stillas The addition of cayenne pepper will
being packed. They, reach Cocoa New Preserving Method.. fresh as formerly, and the freshnesswas often be found advantageous.
several hours than evident equally as much in the Lemonade is
quicker they can Details of a new process for keepingfruit positively .injurious to
arrive at Jacksonville,. and are repacked in a fresh condition have recently taste as in the appearance. These experiments most people, the same authority'says,
and rebilled to Northern, East- been received from France. A scien- have certainly added to our yet few are willing to admit it becauseit
ern and Western markets.FloridaStar. tist noted that pears and apples kept methods of fruit preserving a process tastes good. The large quantity of
for several months in an atmosphere which is not only inexpensive, but exceedingly sugar it contains is converted into acidin
The guava jelly factory at the saturated with vapors of water and al- useful.-Home Builder,Bar- the stomach, and the effect is pre.
Grove is operating on its season's sup- cohol, and he resolved to carry the experiment babos, W. I.Uses. ., .. cisely the opposite of what it wouldbe
ply of fruit. Captain Simmons, one.. further, with a view to learn -- if taken without sugar. Lemon
of the owners, offers the suggestionthat ing the possibility of reducing the of Lemon Juice. juice, if properly and persistently used
guavas can be made one of the. scheme to the requirements of every The lemon, as a remedy for nearly will be found equal, if not superior,
most paying crops that a person can day needs and methods. With this diseases arising from impurity of to the many blood and liver remedieson
raise. They grow upon any kind of object in view the operator placed a the blood and torpidity of the liver, is the market. As a substitute for
soil, the thicker the better, with but variety of fruit, including grapes, to- daily becoming more popular, but un vinegar, it has no equal, or rather, I
little care or fertilization. They suc- gether with a bottle containing sixtyone fortunately its use is often abused, might say, it is superior to vinegar.If .
ceed well on muck land which is too cubic inches of alcohol at ninetysix says a prominent physician. The the rind is removed, the juice
low for anything else, even such landas degrees in a brick receptacle from office of the lemon juice, besides being pressed out and strained through a
is sometimes overflowed with the which the light and air were excludedby something of a tonic, is to dissolvethe cloth, it will have no taste of rind .
high tides. They can be marketed at a common wooden door. In,two mucus in the stomach and thus The ways in which the lemon can be
home, thus saving freight and loss by similar receptacles, the door of one be- aid digestion, and when its use is con- used in cookery are now almost innu
dishonest commission men as well as ing 'left open and that of the other tinued for several days to dissolve the merable.The Fruit World.Hygiene .
the loss occasioned by rotting. If the losed, but the alcohol being absent albumen in the blood and restore to .
'crop is grown plentifully there will be rom'botb, other fruit was placed, and healthy action the liver and the diges- .
factories to take care of it. Captain they were placed in a deep cellar, the tive organs. ,Inactivity of the liver, Summer hygiene should commandthe
Simmons states that there is fully a atmosphere of which registered about and the clogging of the blood vessels, interested attention. of all intelli.
thousand bushels of available guavason fifty degrees. Twenty days later the the result of overeating, the use of gent people. Nearly ever individual
the bay this year, where some four contents of the two last named chambers improper food and undue exposure to has one or more favorite specificsfor
years ago there was not fifty bushels. were found to be absolutely worth- extremes of temperature are the causes preserving the comfort or the
He also states that guavas make a less, but the receptacle in which the of colds, congestion and many other! health during the heated term, but
very fine .article of wine.-Miami bottle of alcohol had also been placed diseases. Nature's remedy is' fruit most residents in this latitude agree .
Metropolis. presented a very different spectacle. acid, and,none is more available and. upon a few well-known principles. {



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Among these are, the free Use of ripe, I ing that depends simply on muscle is I Cochins imported by John Giles, of

seasonable fruits, and of lemons and not the kind that makes a competency -! Putnam, Conn. Second cross was by

limes; the abundant use of cool water; for the agriculturist To be.a. me, progeny of first cross bred to a

the drinking of a small quantity of successful farmer under present con- Gray Chittagong male, which was

r. good.coffee before going out in the ditions requires headwork. It requires hatched from eggs purchased by G. ,Y

f morning; the use of clothing of light careful study the same as any P. Burnham, of Boston, birds imported -

weight and porous texture; the con other business, and farming is a by him, which he called Gray .

sumption of the smallest possible business that a great part of the peopie Chittagong, or Brahmapootra, very -cl-N E

quantity of meat and starchproducingfood of the United States are engagedin. large, handsome, smoothlegged fowls.

consistent with the maintenanceof The progeny of this cross were bred

strength; practically total abstinence Every one has brains. Some use in and in by me, until, I showed the

from alcoholic drinks; and the them and succeed, and; at the same first three pairs of what I named Ply-

utmost care in providing for comfort- time by their study of the business of mouth Rocks, as above stated. Thisis Shortest Most Attractivo-

able, uninterrupted sleep during the farming in all its details, increase their a true statement of the breeding, ; Quickest, .

hours devoted to that absolutely necessary i brain power and capacity for success naming and first exhibiting of the :ROUTE

recuperation. 'J ful work on the farm. Those who modern Plymouth Rocks of today." BETWEEN

._____.... have brains and do not use them are FLORIDA POINTS AND THE! NORTH

x Don't Practice Deception "muscle farmers" who continue to No Science but Eggs. THE

I I grow crops through main strength. A correspondent of the Rural New Florida Central and Peninsular
One of the most damaging things
This latter class is usually in debt to
that can happen to the south is deceiving -i the merchant and Yorker says that an old Scotchmanhad NEW THROUGH ROUTES.
country stays so
immigrants by painting i about 100 hens of any or no New York Jacksonville .
every from one end to the other. He to by
thing in glowing colors to them. year's breed. A few seemed to have a little New Florida Pennsylvania R. E. to Washington -
follows certain methods because his and Southern Railway to
When the immigrant finds out that father did. He will asjie of, the old English Dorking-plump Northern I Columbia, Florida.Central l &
so long Air Line. Peninsular to alf principal
short He
legged. always
things are not all as represented he continues in that way, remain poor got points in Florida.
becomes disgusted, leaves and never and he is. plenty of eggs; all the year 'round 1t Cincinnati to Harriman JunoCincinnati

ends his history of woe and disappointment The grow crop crops of as"farm poor brains"as needs some. during the heavy laying season tion Harriman by Queen Junction& Crescent to Ashe-,
often as as forty dozen week. Asheville &
many per v111e and Columbia by Southern -
lots of cultivation and fertilization
by Railway, and Florida
Most of these hens had no shelter at
Tell the truth; that is sufficient to agricultural papers and books.-So. Jacksonville Central&Pensnsular-Columbia -
induce people here. There is no Ruralist. night, beyond that a bare apple tree J to Jacksonville.
and were fully exposed to west- Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
danger of having the real advantages -4 S. gave, Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga -
Bees and Fruit. ern and northern blasts, winter and and Southern K'y to Ever-
of a home in the south overcome by }
Now for the feed. Corn Florida ette,Florida Central & Peninsular -
other sections, and only the truth The Bee Keepers' Journal says:, summer. Limited. to all important Florida
meal and what called here, brown points.
need to be told. Give an honest, The Creator did not place the dropof Kansas City Fort Scott &
staff half and half mixed
fair statement of the situation and nectar in the flower because it is by measure, Kansas and City Memphis R.It to Kansas .
with boiling water dry and ale 1 to Birmingham Southern R'y
i very
there will be no cause for complaint.To needed to perfect either the flower or 'Jackgo'TilleThro' to Everette, Fla. Central &
lowed cool twice muchas Line
to a day, as.
Peninsular to all Fla. points.;
deceive strangers is just like be- the fruit, but for no other purpose
they could eat clean. No bones, Louis to Jacksonville by
ing deceived yourself, and anyone I than to tempt the bee to brush its Short Line to Du Quoin,
knows how that is. The deceived are I hairy legs against the anthers and no meat, plenty of oyster shells, and Holly Sp'gi 1St. Central to Holly p'gs,
the milk, perhaps a gallon after skimming Route. City, Memphis & Birmingham -
bitter enemies of people and countryever carry the pollen dust from one flowerto to Birmingham,Sou.
when the cow was in milk. J R'ytp Everette and F. C.& P.
afterwards, and their influence is another. So the horticulturist cannot
Sometimes in cold weather; a Sioux City& Chicago to JackHoll7' -
I very
used to keep others away who might but look upon the bee as his sonville. 111. Cent. to Holly
come and good and appreciated friend and the horticulturistis little corn was given at night when Route.Sp'gs}Sp'gs, K.,C. M. &B. to Birmingham -
prove certainly
the means would allow. I tried to Sou. B'y to Ever-.
citizens.A a friend to the bee and beekeeper.What ette and the F. C. & P. .
him of
few days six Polish families is hinder these get. to keep an account the Louis'ille & Nash'ille to Rive
ago then to two vocations -
eggs so as to judge the number from New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
passed through Savannah en route .to going hand in hand, since To }route with through sleepersJacklo'ville
each hen but could not do One
so. between New Orleans and
New York and Brazil from Helena the other?
each helpful to They Jacksonville.The .
thing I do know, he would be getting
Ga. They were very much dissatisfied should at least be on the very best of F. C. & P. has 700 miles of tracked
when of had
eggs none neighbors Florida running through the
with their situation at Helena terms as each furnishes inducementsfor
and always topped me though I Tobacco BegionSfStock
after arriving there and finding out the other to live and profit there- any, Farming and Dairy faction,
(Fed more muscle-making foods, includ-- Peach and Strawberry Land,
that affairs Jiad been misrepresented to
# by. ing meat and bone. I should the Orange,Banana and Pineapple Country,
them and they were the victims of -e41 Phosphate Belt.
hens were very active' and great foragers iras the Silver Spring and
land sharks. The result is that the $100 Reward, $100. Other fine Scenery
whole south has been damaged and -having unlimited range over a The Great Hunting Country.
The readers of this paper will be pleasedto good thick sod containing a good Beaches the Noted Fishing Ground
enemies made of those who might learn that there is at least one dreaded ; Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety
friends had the truth been many wild leguminous plants. of soils in the State and above all
have been disease that science has been able to cure

told. So incensed were these Poles in all its stages and that is Catarrh. Runs Where over It is the High Central and Healthy.Rfdgeland

that they were not willing to look fur- Hall's Catarrh Cure is the only positivecure Lice on Young Chickens. Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers
now known to the medical fraternity. the best freight facilities for any produce to
ther in'the south for homes but want-
Catarrh being a constitutional disease the Northern markets.
ed to leave, carrying with them the requires a constitutional treatment. When small chickens droop withoutany Send also for the best map of Florida (sent

worst .feeling, not alone for Helena, Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, i apparent cause, lice may alwaysbe free) and note the A.O.MACDONELL.G.P.A towns on Its route.

_ but the entire south. There are acting directly upon the blood and mu- suspected and you should give Jacksonville,Fla.

advantages and possibilitiesin. cus surfaces of the system, thereby destroying relief at once by applying a solutionof -
enough south convince sensible the foundation of the disease, Scotch snuff and a few drops of The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R.,
the to
and giving the patient strength by build-
carbolic acid moistened with a little Offers
its for home to Shippers
pIe of desirability a ing up the constitution and assisting nature -
without buildingfairy tales. Land in doing its work. The proprietorshave grease, and taking up every chickenin The Shortest and Quickest Route ,

sharks, bogus town site companies and : so much faith in its curative powers, turn, put some with the tip of the BETWEEN

speculators have done Florida and that they offer One Hundred Dollars for finger on the poll, back of the neck, FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN .
case that it fails to cure. Send for and here and there
any under the wings
other States infinite damage since the list of Testimonials. THE EAST AND WEST. .
'war, and made thousands of enemiesof about the body. Treat the mother With Improved Ventilated Cars,this company -
who friends. Florida Address, F. J. CHENEY & CO., hen in the same manner, but using it is better equipped than ever ever to
those were handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops,andInsure
has never fully recovered from the Toledo, 0.EPTSold more freely with her. The cooping close connections and prompt despatch
Druggists 75c. and box should also to all Eastern and Western Markets.
by sleeping
and like frauds ,ground
Bellmore City perpetrated .. Through, oars to destination with.
be well sprinkled with carbolic disin- .
years ago.-Jacksonville Metropolis. out change or delay.
I Origin of the Plymouth Rock. fecting powder and there will be little Perishable freight followed by wire and

... further trouble. I would also shippers advised time passing !various junction .
Mr. Upham of Connecticut, originator I recommend points and arrival at destination.
Brains. of the Plymouth Rock fowl says: I for chicks that are lousy the following All claims for overcharges and loss promptly -

.The time has long since passed "I originated, named and first exhibited :". :Mix a few drops of carbolic See adjusted.that your goods are markedvia

when a man who has made a failurein the Barred Plymouth Rock acid with powdered sulphur, mixingor F. C. & P. B. B.

other lines of work through lack'of fowl of today, and first exhibited themat rubbing well together and no more For Information call on or address the nndersigued *

.brains can turn to farming as a last re Worcester, Mass., in March, 1867. of the acid than will mix up dry with a E. TAYLOR: ,Tray.A'gt,Ocala.Fla.

sort and succeed.To They were produced by a first cross the sulphur. Give them a few dust- W.O.M.B,HOLDEN TUCKER,Trav.Gen.A'c'A fit Orlando,Leesburg., Fla.Fla

be successful farmer, gardener of an old-fashioned, hawk-colored, ings with this and you will not see anymore W.R. FULLER Trav. A' Tampa, Fla.

or fruit grower today, one needs barn-yard, single comb cock, on an for some time, while the chicks Or N.8. PENNINGTON Jacksonville Traffic Manager,Fla. ,

brains and needs to use them. Farm Asiatic Black Cochin hen, progeny of ,recover as if by magic. W ,H. PLEASANT3, General Freight Altf



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entered For instancewe, find in "Horticulture"for I coinage of silver will give great i relief,
A Floridian a great
Florida Farmer, and Fruit. Grower, Northern young college, applied himself diligently August an account of the remark. 'but I regard it as only a panacea and .

and with high honors. able success of Mr. Beaver of Ohio, not a remedy. '
A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main fotl'our
Fla.' He said if life was long enough and I who "uses no commercial fertilizers The true and'permanent remedy :
Street. Jacksonville.
he had money enough he would return save a small amount of muriate of ills, In my judgment is direct leg-

and complete every course of study potash and only a moderate ,amountof lation. This will bring back our gov-

.One TERMS Year:..OF.,...SUBSCRIPTIONFor. ...................r rr r ii 2.00 offered by the college. As far as entering manure." His berries are describedas ment to the hands of the people, and
For Six KO1th1..H. ..... i.co independent business remarkably fine-flavored and large, is the only real cure for our troubles.I .
In Foreign Countries ............,........... 3x0 upon any but he never ships so we have in
7 career is concerned, he is about as any', note your arguments and sneersat
."Subscriptions in all cases cash in this 'case no test of their carrying
effective as a notch on a ,stick. The "fiat money," but I shall be glad at
advance. No discount allowed on one's
subscription(except in a club],but to Florida State College is not in line with qualities. some future time to show you that it
all agents a liberal cash commission will such aspirations; it does not ministerto is the only scientific and stable money
be allowed on all subscriptions obtained a mummy-like scholasticism or a Meaning of "Fiat. that can be made, that it would give

by them. Write for terms. cast-iron militarism, but seeks to equip Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: permanent prosperity and entirely dispense .

To every new subscriber we will send, young men and women with a practical Whatever power is over the cur with bondholders' periodical
postpaid, a.copy of Whitner's "Garden- outfit for engaging in the struggleof rency is vested in Congress. If the panics, and I will back u say
(ing in Florida." For two new sub- livelihood. A railroad what is is authorities
earning a power to declare money not by such unimpeachable as:
scribers, at $2.00 each, we will send,
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange and several other prominent business in i Congress, it is annihilated. We Ricardo, Mill, and all the greatest
,Culture." institutions have their eyes on its lists repeat, money is not a substance but economists. A great English authoritysays

Rates of advertising on application. of graduates for available timber with an impression of legal authority, a I of the present senseless system
which to fill their important positions. printed legal decree." U. S. Supreme (redemption in specie): "It is a theoretical ,_
should be made check
postal note money order or registered by .. -- .. Court (12 Wallace, p. 5 I 9.) monstrosity against which com-

letter to older of It that the melon Government! can give to its stamp mon sense revolts-a burlesque of '
appears growers leather the value if reason which even the present generation -.
on same as
have been dealt more
year other material." will live to laugh at. I think
Jacksonville. Fla. upon gold or any
hardly than usual. Not only have the I
he is and I it if
Tiffany Constitutional Law. right can prove given
freight rates been excessive-which is ,
OONTENTS.PityA "It is the legal tender function that space to do so. -
... usual-but they have been grossly
swindled by the receivers. A great constitutes money. It is the power : But mind you, I am not speakingof
Successful An
Opinion on Protection Crop...;................ 547 many cars were sold at the station and which the law imparts to any materialto bank notes, State or county scripor
-* Grape Grafton Native Stock .............. 547 paid for in checks, and when the cars pay debts and liquidate obligations.It any of the devices that you set up
\- for Florida, for be doubted and laugh at as money. None of these-
GROVE AND ORCHARD-Peaches arrived the checks were, on some pretense cannot a moment
II; Budding and Crafting the Pecan...... 548 without that the money function, being con- are money. None but the sovereign
.. ........ .... or other, or any pre
x Fertilizing for Fruit Flavors : 549 can create and it is
ferred the is money,
by authority power
FARMER AND TJl.ucuJI.-Succeas with Corn tense at all, turned down and no re- supreme ,
the all sufficient of the money I am speaking about when I
on Muck Lands;Notes onBack Numbers; turns whatever made for the melons.It guarantee
Tomato Blight....................,....... 550 "must be possible to devise some : money value. There is no necessityfor speak of "fiat money" as the best and
POULTRY Feeding in Hot Weather;Water method by which this delicious and reinforcing that value with inferior most stable possible to devise.I .
for Fowls;Bantams and Boys; Notes.551 the value that attach to the materialon shall be glad to show that
-J Trapping Cutworms........................ 551 popular fruit can be made to yield may you
State News.........,........................ 552 growers a profit. The weakness of which the money stamp is placed. there is no use for "this botheration"about
OUR: RURAL HOME-Delft Splasher; Dining. melon industry is that the crop is an The money function is immeasurably ratio; that is a device of* the

Table Protector;New Preserving Method; I annual one and does not require much the most important that can be con- money lordsbacked by Satan, to rob,

Uses of Lemon Juice..... ... .......... 552 pf an investment, as a grove or an orchard fered by society upon any material, and plunder, and that it is high time
Don't Practice Deception;Brains.Bees; and does. Planters can and do and it is absurd to urge that that that we took an advance in the science -

Sdence Fruit;Origin but Eggs of the;Lice Plymouth on Young Rock Chickens ;No- take it up.and drop it at pleasure, function is not of itself sufficient for of money; that it is no more

....:....................-.......... 553 hence they do:not make a permanent the maintenance of the value of mon sensible to maintain the very ancient
EDITORIAL- State College;Inquiries provision of organization and that ey. All the value that money 'can and barbarous metal basis system
and Replies;Melon Growers;Meaning of knowledge shipping methods possibly have-the totality of value i than it would be to continue the use
"Fiat" ..............-_................. 554 thorough that can exist-in the shape of of the ancient and venerable wooden
Markets...................".................... 555 and of the individual receivers at moneyin
Weather,and Crops ........ ................. 556 the other end, which the man does any country-will attach to any- plow.
Crimson Clover.. ......................,...,. 55$ who expects to remain in the orchard thing upon which the sovereign, authority That it is high time we shook off
/. LIVE STOCK-Mating Fork on Forage....... 560 business for life.Inquiries. stamps it whether the material the altogether vicious superstitionabout

. upon which the stamp is placed be gold and silver as the only

Weather. In Jacksonville.Week and Beplles. gold, silver, paper or anything else." money, and advanced to, the sensible
Ending-Aug... 34,1896DATS. -:Senator Jones' speech in U. S. Sen and reasonable scheme of legal ten

- ti. ... BORERS IN MAPLE TREE H.B.G., ate, May 12, 1890.- der paper money as advocated by the.
: a A ill E Duval County. i. The tree has been Do not the above quotations settle best economists and statesmen.

_ toSo e m Q i.s .s.x 2 91 | H' w weakened by removal, shown by its the question that money is not a sub- \V. C. GREEN.
---- - yellow leaves the flow of is weakened .
; sap but "fiat" ol. the Orlando
Aug. 18........ 85 96 77 19 86 .0 stance, a sovereign Aug. 19, 1896.
Aug. 19........ 81 75 93 74 19 84 1.15 the wood has become dry and ,i power ? If you will examine my article .
," Aug. 30.Aug. ........ 78 85 7J 12 79 .24 attractive to the borers, almost as in a '
in nth number Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower;
at........ 18 7 86 71 79 .0 your July you
'Aug. si........ 78 8g 73 S 81 .0 dead tree. You can not affect the will see that I am a "fiat" man pure May I 1 state in your columns that one
....... 80 84 T
\\r. Aug.Aug.23.14.Mean. ........ 78 'l9 84 92 9S 7 76 17 19 86 .0 borers by any kind of a spray; they and simple. I hope to see both gold only needs lo read Mr. Green's article
- safe against it,unless it is injectedinto
...,.... 79 80 91 74 17 83 .1.35 I and silver demonetized .and U. S. on,"Silver and Fiatism' to be con-
',-ToUl rainfall. their galleries. Thrust in a sharp Treasury notes, good for all debts,I vinced .that :Mr. Driscoll is probably;
T. Trace wire and kill them or draw them out public and private, the sole'money of correct in all his statements in a previous ..
A.J. MITCHELL, Observer. *
Feed the tree well, water and mulchit
At!! this Nation. But in the mean time, ISsue.
The Florid who to cause a free movement of sap; as we need at once a large increase in A man who can say: Did anyoneever
orange growers
have for the time being turned cotton this will repel the borers. our currency to raise prices and place see a dollar of any kind, gold,

and tobacco planters, are bringing to 2. The worms on your pecan trees the country on a prosperous basis, andas silver or paper that was not fiat?" can

their new line of business that intelligence will have to be burned off with a wispof the people are aroused to examinethe hardly expect any sane reader to give &

and system which helped them shavings or of waste, ignited and money question but are not sufficiently the rest of his financial utterances any

in the old. The Marion county farmers held'up on top of a long pole. If it well posted to take the advanced credit whatever. '

are notified that a firm .of growersin is done quickly the tree will be very position I take, and as I be- Among all the argumentless asser-
Ocala have made arrangements to little injured by the blaze. You might lieve this struggle is a struggle between tions and utterances o( an Overexcited

,have buyers from Savannah to visit spray them with a strong infusion of the great money lords that have political party, which has no time for

them every ten days to purchase cot- tobacco, but we cannot assure you of always at all times in the history quiet reasoning, the few first principlesof l

ton., A firm of tobacco packers at any valuable results. the race used their power to rob and the functions of a money metal ,

Dade City inform the growers that MURIATE or POTASH ON STRAW- debase the people, together with the seem to be lost sight-of. .

every one who has a crop of over one BERRIES-J. S., Bradford County.We corporations, trusts, monopolies and 1, The universal medium of ex-
hundred pounds can send them samples have never heard o? muriate of combines that are today oppressingand change should contain the greatest

which will be forwarded at their potash being used on strawberries in plundering them, and all of them value in the smallest bulk .

(the firm's) expense; to New York, for Florida, and would not recommendit menacing the Republic and our liber; 2. It should be as stable as possiblein

inspection. But this arrangement is when the effects of sulphate. of ties; I favor the silver men and shall value, its production keeping ce,

.. not so promising as that in! relation'to potash are so beneficial. It is used do what I can to secure Bryan's election t with the amount of commerce 'to be
the cotton. occasionally by Northern growers. I to the presidency. I think free ,transacted thaough its medium ,

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: and pure, and therefore not

L '"obnoxious to handle. FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORID

Gold, through centuries has been ,

found to meet the various require-. .5. 5
., ments of a medium of exchange more .

nearly than any other metaLI / The Oldest National Bank in the State;

believe most to understand ,
"fiat" money to mean that money "t-
decree By conservatlve,yet liberal methods this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity
which has
J merely a Government strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands ,
*to back it without a substantial Government We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on' the most favorable terms,drawing our own
drafts on all parts cf the world. ,
reserve of wealth to guarantee We invite a visit or correspondence,looking toward business relations. ,assuring you that your '
it when in real value is favors shall at aU times receive intelligent and careful attention
payment ,
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c required. Money is a medium of ex 4 JAMES M. SCHUMACHER,. % R. C. COOLEY
change to facilitate commerce by doing :-.,' President. Cashier.

awaywith the old system of bar- Safe Deposit-Boxes. For Rent.: .

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JAc88oNv1LLlt FLAM August 28.. '
',' PJIODUCE. \ ,.. .
..." ... : .; -' RED AND YELLOW, $4.00 per Bushel.

.. ., Corrected by Marx Bros. :' WHITE, $4.50 Cl "
These are average quotations. Extra choice .
-. '.: ,Send for price list.
lots fetch prices abort top quotations,while poor L. CAMERON, Seedsman. .

J lots selllower. Ja.ok oo.'V.11e. 1orlCla... > ,

Limes crate........... -........... 1.50 ., : .....
Apples,bbl............'........;:..... 130 ....
Pears Kiefier... ....e........ ..... 1.50 ,DAVIDSON
Pines,crate ........................... 5.00 Sys CO., .
Lemons? Messina box............... 5.50
English Peas, dried,bu ....... 1,50 : COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
Peanutl.best brand...,;.... ........: -0.4 to.os *
Cabbage.JNew each ....,..... .08
Potatoes,N. Yorki ,.....,. ........ 1.85
Sack..,...............n.... 1.65 -2: HEADQUARTERS FOR FLORIDA FRUITS. if-
5 barrel lots................, 1,75
Onions, N.Y.bbl..... ...... ....... 2.00 Oranges, Lemons, Pineapples Eerly Vegetables of all Kinds.
$ggs.........-........- -' .15
a I No, 20 West Front Street CINCINNATI, OHIO. a

Bradley Rtdfldd. Eugene B. Rtdfldd.
Corrected by Davis &Robinson. RICHARD ..
pipe from the surface; this cylinder Limited. ESTABLISHED 1871.: .
Yellow Yams,bush.,!New....... '. .60 contains two plunger valves, the upper CO., ( )
Sweet Potatoes,New .- 50 to .60 hollow Founded by Ri.hard Frotscher, in 1865. REDFIELD & SON,
valve is operated by a galvanizediron
Hubbard squash, .. 1.50 Incorporated April II, 1896.
"Lettuce doz.. .-.. .25 to .30 rod with right hand couplings and We beg to announce that we have succeed. Commission Merchants
Celery ....... ..-... .30 to .40 is attached to the lower crosshead of the ed to the FLOWER, FIELD AND GAR
Egg Planta,bb1....................... 1,50102.00 engine. The lower plunger valve is operated DEN SEED business established by the late -. .AUD- ,-,
... ...
Tomatoes, crates. 150 Richard Frotscher at the old original stand,
Sweet Pepper bu ....,.......... ';.75 by a solid galvanized iron rod, 521-325 Dumaine Street.
Green Beans,crate..... .... 2.00 with left hand couplings which work Messrs.J.A.Schakk,a member of our firm Fruit Auctioneers,
Turnips bunch.. .0310.06* through the hollow plunger rod operat- and the old force of clerks,with Mr. Louis
Pumpkins, each......0510 .10 Sieber at the head all for In the
Kenhaws, each.... ......... .03 to .10 ing the upper plunger, and is attached to employ of Mr. Frotscher,are many associated years with 141 Dock Street,Philadelphia,Pa. /
..... ,. crosshead of these rods
Parsleyperdoz.bunchea. .25 the engine;
upper all kinds of Fruits and
We handle ,
onions, doz.bunches....... us.Our is the and most Vegetables
Green per .25 are balanced and cannot unscrew in the stock largest completein either at private sale(which has heretofore been
:i Pepper hot,bushel. .75 is relieved of the the South;composed of the best varieties our custom)or by the auction: (recently:
well cured, ._... .25 well, thus:the engine of seed VITALITY and MERIT carefullyt system
Sage f ffUl-."-. .._*.*."****.......:........ 30 load of rods and, is enabled to do addi- !ted. added to our business)as you may desire.
Roosters.......--......S.-...*.- ..s5Half tional service. I operation of the We are prepared to prom.ptl.execute all
grown.......-................. .IS to .20 n one orders for NURSERY STOCK, GRASSES .
Turkeys, per pound,gross......._- .08 plungers is continually on the upstroke, and FLOWERING BULBS in season.
Dncks.-, -.-......... .25 to .30 and as with two plungers the number of Address all communications to 521-S5 Du SOWERS, BROTHER & CO.
Geee ...... .35 maine street New Orleans.
New Beets,per--loo.........*_.. ....None. strokes can be doubled necessarily Order from R. Frotscher Manua.of'96. PITTSBURGH, PA.
11 WaterCress,per dot:bunches ..... .None. follows that twice the quantity of water
Cauliflower doz......,......None. can be raised. Fruits and Produce
.. ....... ...
Leeks perdoz bunches .25 Bcoelve and Mil,in or load loU and lm&DeI'
Radbhes,per doz.......,. .10 to .20 This company also build and instal MEDICAL DEPARTMENT.Tulane qunxUUeg.aH ProduoU of th Orchard,Garden
CUcumbers.crate......... None steam or belted air compressor pumping Dairy,H an er'/and ear
Spinach per bushel......... None. and would be to make
plants pleased Bend for oar laic book"BaggeeUon to Shippers,*itsrkei
Cabbage. Florida: scarce... ...... None Universityof
Salsify,per dozen bunches........... None estimates to interested parties on any of Reports,Special Reference BUwlU,tie.,all trt*.
Plums per bushel..........,. None the various styles of pumping plants they Louisiana.Its I Inquiries and Correspondence Invited.
Summer Squash crate.............._ 1.50- manufacture. .
4 bbl....... 2.00103.00) !
Cantaloupes Lima Beans,quart......... ........ ioton# .... N.' advantages laboratories for practical and abundant instruction, both
!In ample hospital materials
Green Corn. perdoz.. io.to.is Free is to
= Students of medicine will be interestedin are unequalled. access given
the great Charity Hospital with 700 beds and 30. WORK
of the Medical Department
the announcement -
000 patents, annually.: Special instruction is ,
( :& An Improved Pump. of the Tulane University of given daily at the bedside of the sick. The next
_ -: In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables
October For catalogue
Louisiana, in thi8issue. This well-known session begins isth 896. to is
shipped us our motto. WE
-" method for address
.' An up-to-date obtaining and Information
Medical college was founded in 1834 and GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
increased < -
It sized artesian or tubular Dwells, without medicine and 269 in pharmacy. The P.OfcDrawer,26i. New Orleans,,I*. BUY OURSELVES. They are protectedby
our 40 years experience without default. :
increase in
incuring a corresponding operating great Charity Hospital with 700 beds and lag a dollar Enquire as to our standingand
expenses. This engraving is offers financial stability which any bank or
annually great prac-
made from.a photograph of an improved 30,000pabents Write for The Georgia peach crop is estimated at merchants having mercantile reports can ,
two-stroke vertical steam pumping engine tical advantages. catalogue. 500 carloads, each containing 550 three- Yerify-then try us-WE BEUEVK OUR
fourths bushel crates. One-fourth of METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
and water cylinder, manufacturedby your name for our quotations. Stencil and .
the American ,Yell Works of Aurora, It now costs the Florida and Georgia this output is expected to come from cards: free<< Letters piomptly answered.

'Ilia., (branch houses at Chicago Ills.) growers from$120 to $150 per car load to the Hale orchard at Fort Valley, which s -

... Dallas Tex.) Made in any sizes required place their melons in the market, and has 100,000 trees in One solid block, and > .FRENCH & CO.,
F for doubling the output of water from there have been instances in whicn the seventeen miles of drives through the >
deep or shallow artesian can be cost was much higher. It certainly is a straight rows of well kept trees, and its > 116 Warren Stf New York.

S used with economy by wellsl', la es, or cause for regret that some agreement can- railroad direct to the packing sheds in >> ESTABLISHED 1855.
F corporations, requiring the additional not be reached between the growers and the center of the orchard. It is the

ti services without a corresponding increasein the carriers by which this popular and largest peach enterprise in the world.

operating expenses. healthy fruit could be brought here at .ire

The general description qf the operation rates of transportation sufficiently low to
is as follows: The brass water cylinder enable it to be sold at prices cheap The secretary of agriculture says thereis in every other business because there is -

is suspended under,the water sur- enought to place it easily within the depression in agriculture because thereis depression in agriculture. There can be

......,:. face, inside of the pipe casing the hole, reach of all classes of consumers-N. Y. depression in every other business. no general prosperity in this f011owed.G country. : .
The is true. There is depression when farming unprofitably
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For Prta the i/alion.Week Finding Au{. 24th. And. PATRICIAN CRACKAJACK II andhisglster theladies favorite. 4

The rainfall during the past week More than all the rest. Is a necessary and important
.. was decidedly in excess of that duringthe
ingredient of complete fer-
previous week, and the distribu
;' lien was more uniform. The fall was tilizers. Crops of all kinds

.excessive over section of the Southern require a properly balanced
'. District to the extent of retardingfarm I
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work. This was particularly the manure.

case .in sections of :Manatee county,

whence comes such complaint. Precipi- The BestFertilizers

tation was light and scattered over a

large section of the Western District,

becoming more frequent and copious
throughout the Northern and Central 1; V

,: Districts. The amount,however, over
the Western' and Northern Districts
was below the normal. ,Advices from contain a high percentageof

Lake, Hillsborough, Marion, Colum- Y Potash.
bia Orange counties show an excess All about Potash-the results of its use
of moisture. Th se rains were in by actual experiment on the best farms in
the United States-is told in a little book
much demand and the benefits there-
which we publish and will gladly mail free
-- _, 'from to all crops and groves were great. It is built on a gold basis and is one of the Everlasting kind, for"in union there is to any farmer in America who will write
Lake City reported 1.90 inches; Ocala, strength also beauty of design and perfection of markmanship. for it. '
inches Plant inches There are a few other makes as good,but None Better, they can't be made. .GERMAN KALI ,
1.45 ; City, 1.92 ; 93 Nassau St.,New York.
-,, Clermont, 1.17 inches; ,Orlando, 1.90 Ride a OiraolcaL ack: II .
inches; Macdenny, 2.07 inches;; Es- And pedal through life easy!it's the next thing to flying,so join the Bird Gang.

;:rte; 1.58 inches; Archer, 3.35 inches; J. W. INGRAM, Agent, -' Jacksonville, Fla. I PRACTICAL TEST..

Tampa, 5.25 inches; Emerson, 1.42 At Adrian we have a park enclosed with
over a mile of Page fence, on posts four rods
inches; Tarpon Springs, 4.15 inches, apart. Inside are eight Buffalo seventeenElk
and Lake Butler 1.20 inches. have stimulated orange trees to rapid 'j Bristol-Situation not much changed and thirty three! Deer and Fawns.- -. with nnhlte
roads on sides, there are thousands of
growth, sweet potatoes are doing finely heat less still hundreds ,
CONDITION OF CROPS. except oppressive; dry, visitors accompanied by of dogs.
and guavas, of which there will be a fall rain Here is the record for over two years: no
needing cotton -
The scattered and light showersover crops ; opening animal has gotten through over or under
large crop, are ripening; truck farming very fast.-J. D. McAliley. In or out,and not a cent for repairs.
the western district did but little going forward rapidly. In Marion PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian,Mich.jLJJJflJJkAt.
good toward alleviating the unsatis- is harvested. Tarpon Springs-Everything lovely;
county some tobacco being
;we are now having our long deferred .
factory condition of cotton. The staple
Cotton marketed and late
... rather deteriorated, and com- .I tobacco being transplanted., some Condi-- ':summer_ rains.-C. D. Webster.

< plaints of its dying are common. The ,tions in Columbia county are more ; .McIntosh-Having good rains;

weather was fine over the above dis favorable; cotton 'is opening rapidlyand weather moderated somewhat; truckers ii

.trict for picking, the necessity for picking is progressing. The latter -' have begun operations; sowing ,

which was hastened by the previous part of the week brought rain to lettuce and cabbage.-John H. Bass.

.. dry and hot weather. In Jackson the Orlando section of Orange county Gebrgiana-:'The' light rains have

county one half of-the crop has been leaving the soil sufficiently moist for 'revived and refreshed the face of ; /

gathered, work in that line being two seeding and planting the last potato nature, but much more is needed.- lorida

'weeks-earlier than usual. Cane and crop. Grapes plentiful.CORRESPONDENTS' Re,. J as. H. White. ,ands
potatoes are needing rain in some por-
: tions of the western district but REMARKS. Clermont Recent rains have started OrangesjResorts
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reported as doing well in Jefferson i Western District: 'the.orange trees growing; sweet pota- I
and Leon counties. Timely rains toes_ doing nicely; guavas ripening and
Haywoods-Dry and hot all will l be 'truck
; crops large crop; farming ope
would be of some good to cotton,
par- suffering for rain cotton short and rations on.-Dr Rosen-
; going J. B. [nvestments
the the
ticularly although
top crop, corn medium potatoes and peanuts
; berg. .
condition of the is .
staple beyond any
doing fairly well.-D. L. Burke.
great improvement. Plant City-This week has set us Developments -'
Waukeenah-Rain and hot sun ahead rain inches but : !.
on ((3.92 ), not "
So far as rainfall is concerned, 'conditions I I _
made cotton die badly; corn short; before we needed it;. all growing Attractions =
were more satisfactory, as ,
showers the cane and sweet potatoes fine; hogs do- i crops booming; farmers planting extensively Addritf, ..
were quite frequent over w ,
ing well, and more of them than since -"
of all of vegetables ,, .
greater portion of the northern district ; G. D. ACKERLY, .: ... 1
the war-J. B. Roach. plants well advanced.V.S. Stin-
The heat was less oppressive; GENERAL PA1SENCER AGENT.
:Mananna Hot and getting dry; son.
in fact, the temperature was pleasant THETROPICALTRUNKLIIJE.JACKSONVILLE. .
cotton.picking in full blast about half
; Ocala-Rains plentiful some of
the latter of the week
during part of crop out is two weeks earlier than which FLORIDA.a .
making,farm work less irksome and ; the tobacco was planted earlyis
usual cane and potatoes suffering in
; marketed
In St. being ; cotton coming ;
disagreeable. Johns county,
W. Watson.Bradfprdville .
J. late tobacco being transplanted.-W.
there were showers nearly every day $100 worth for 10c..
which beneficial to and -Hot until Thursday; L. Jewett Bend 10...<.for l lltartratod book tolling bow
were cane
cooler since; good rain over most of e'It.a ft VEIL UBRlRtin you totalitywtUiwitoortMUumtrebon.
Southern District Gd It qwkk II!
interests. the :
grove Nearly ,same con-
county cotton dying some, but doing CITIZEN8 LIBRARY A8ST
ditions obtained in Putnam county, fairly well; opening rapidly; picking Myers-Week threatening( showers; i..onnuifMM, >.",...1:1.:

improving late cotton and orange general.John Bradford. oranges are cracking some; the citrus

trees. Good rains improved crops in Northern District: family growing and advancing to ma- rfRRYS

Baker county, but cotton is.irreparably -. turity rapidly,preparations for fall _
damaged and the crop will be decidedly 'IcAlpin-Cotton opening a little; gardens continue.-M.: M. Gardner. SEEDS
some before it matures; it is failing i. Perfect tents
short Manatee-Week of excessive rainfall grow
o fast; some dead; crop not near as good 'paring cro}& Krfevtsw
Advices from the Central District work .
'I ; practically suspended;dryer /are not grown by ciiuuce Notb-\:
are more favorable than those of sections as last year; cane and pindars doing weather needed.-A. J. Pettigrew.A. flng(ever Mt to chance In grow
well; peas not so well.-'V. B. Black. /Ing Fen-sede. INalerllleU ,
previously discussed. Rains 1 Write fur
J. MITCHELL, them everywtere.
were almost of daily occurrence in Emerson-Cotton opening and a' Section Director. FERRY'S

Hillsborough county, and farmers are conservative estimate is that it is decidedly ..II.. SEED ANNUAL

planting extensively of all kinds of short; corn short; peas and The knife used for peeling a pineapple for 1896. Brimful of valu&We. ,
vegetables. Eggplants are growing pindars doing well; too much rain for should not be used for slicing L Information about beat crud newest .
ceedi. Free by maU.D.
nicely, and other vegetables are start- sweet potatoes.-W. J. Clarke. .I it, as the rind contains an acid whichis M. FERRY & CO.,

ing off under favorable conditions. Archer-All crops greatly benefitedby liable to cause a swollen mouth and ..Detroit (Uich. e;

Some complain, however, of bad rain; cotton rusting on old land; sore lips. The Cubans use salt as an .....'. .
stands. In Lake county the rains better on new land.-W. C. Andruss. I antidote for the ill-effects.. of the'peel
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Crimson Clover. acre before beginning the plowing. FAIRVIEW CITRUS TREES.Hart's Late Choice,Indian budded River,Jafla nursery Ma-

.; '. rFlrmerandPruit-Growu. This should be scattered on in the PINERY. jorca, Med., Sweet, Centennial, Parson Brown
Now that the time is.on us againfor Malta Oval, Tangerine Grape Fruit and Lemon -
,.. early morning before the dew is off, Trees in variety. Also a limited number of
sowing Crimson Clover; it is advisable and never more scattered at one time King and Pineapple Orange, Marsh's Seedless
Choice and Pear shaped Grape Fruit Budwood of the
{ for those. who contemplate
than can be plowed under the same above, A. L. Hatch, City Point Indian River
ftmaking a crop of it to prepare for it day. This sweetens the soil and 0 Fla. 8-29-5

in time, so as, to insure a satisfactoryreturn helps to make the crop better. After PLANTS. Improved Noo-
time and invested C. L. Clark
for spent, money the
land is plowed, more kainit shouldbe Switzerland Fla.
"' in fertilizing. added ahd about two hundred
Now that it has been demonstrated Plants ANYTHING YOU NEED IN THE
pounds of acid phosphate per acre. ,. _"", FOB of Strawberry Plants, Nursery Trees '
beyond any doubt whatever, of Crim This should be worked into the soil ..' f Budwood etc.;please address J. W. McGregor,
son Clover's adaptability to all sec- Prop.,Oak::Lawn Nursery, Palatka, Fla. 8-22-3
by running five tooth cultivator :
a or -0 FOR CAI E. t---"" .
tions.of, the South as well as the :Middle :
spring tooth harrow the cross way of SMOOTH CAYENNE SUCKERS a special. .
Eastern and Western States fine Abbaka and Golden Queen
any the plowing, and in a few days sow Suckers and Abbaka Slips. C. S. VanHouten,
farmer who neglects to have a patch the seed. The seed bed must be dryto Smooth Cayenne!! Home Grown!! Modelo Park Pinery,Orlando,Fla.WANTED. .

of.it, however small, is letting a good get the best results; if possible it --,.-- -
A white man for farm work.
him. Even far North
thing go past as should be sowed before rain. I .
a P. O. Box, 10, Pomona,Fla.
as Michigan it, passed through last would like to emphasize the necessityof ABBAKA. PLANTS A" SPECIALTY. 3-15-tf.

winter very satisfactorily, and taking using kainit freely on this crop because -----I-- I KING ORANGE
it altogether it is today one,of the kainit is I GUARANTEED now Price reducedto
such a help to pre- !I i $1.50 perIoo. Mrs. C. P. A,Bielby DeLand,
most universally popular of all the serve moisture in the soil during dry F. N. PRICE, Fla. 8-15-3

Clover family,and more particularly, ,
weather. Last spring when had
those who have tried it most. Its we P.. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO, FLA. COB SALE Two Leon county farms 480 acres
by I such a drought through the Southern and 390 acres. ]Excellent for stock raising and
} x value as a fertilizer or reclaimer of. tobacco growing. W.B. Clarkson,Jacksonville,
States the soil that had kainit in it
.. Fla. 8-24-tf .
I spent-lands is, the chief subject of showed its effects every time, in the HOME GROWN

thought among the Northern State healthier looks of the IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres, TO years set
greener crops *ln Orange trees.i 50 in other fruit trees etc.
: farmers, but with us.-in' the South growing thereon; in fact, it was a very For sale at a sacrifice. Address"}#," The Palms,

.. while we recognize its great value as effective object lesson wherever one Pineapple Slips Lane Park.Lake County Fla. 4 27-9111.

'. : .-' a soil renovator we look to its having went. No doubt the salt in the PH(ENI% NURSERIES. WE OFFER THE

R qualities' and its utility as green feed kainit has a good deal to do with this, and SuckersOf grown finest and lot at of prices Citrus that trees will that suit we you.have We ever sell

.1 for winter principally. ,Being a native the none but the best. Send list of wants and get
but in its best work in
potash gets
the Following Varieties our prices. F. N. Horton Proprietor, Kraiden-
>": of Southern Europe and particularly a soil that is kept moist in this way town Fla. 8-8-12

i., of Southern Italy, where it is grown and the in f
shows it
crop every case. P'I\(!) SALE competi
: PLANTS-I defy
., .. in.great! abundance it is not. .as. new.. to As.I have already said, one has to be STRAWBERRY first-class Noonan plants
this believe well matured,long roots, able to bear transplanting. -
'. country as some people ,
guided a good deal by the nature and ABBAKA PORTO Rico EGYPTIAN Write me for terms Wm. Thede, Lawtey
but it is only lately that its great value the condition of the soil in fertilizingfor Fla. 8-2-5

.has become universally recognized by the for other QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN,HIPLEY
., crop as every crop, SMOOTH CAYENNE PER- GRASS (P ASP ALUU PLA-
the farmers of Farmers 1 QUEEN LOUISIANA
our country.
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but a liberal use.of potash gives a good ) grass for lawns and permanent
.' as a rule are a very conservatiae class NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH. pastures, Sets, $1.50 per 1,000 by express; 35
itself in
account of the harvest field
cents per hundred postage paid w.H. POWERS
and are slow in taking a hold of _
any time. Lawtey Fla. .
every Apply to .
new thing, and that explains the reason Stock must not be turned on Crim- G. 0. MATTHAMS, I HAVE FOR SALE SMOOTH CAYENNE,
of Crimson Clover being "com Clover and in at isc.' also Golden Queen and A ,
son too soon, never Florida Pineapple Company, etc., a limited supply of Boone's Early budwood,
hold back
pelled to seat so long.. wet or rainy weather, but after it gets a few hundred Orange and Grape Fruit.trees
in its Orto. budded last and the famous Free-stone
One great point favor is its year,
a good hold on the soil, a stock graze Peen-to Peach trees. Write me for prices before -
adapatability to all soils. It grows ing on it will rather help it to stool buying. C.A. Boone,Orlando Fla. 7-25-6

equally well North and South and is better. By the beginning of April it West Palm Beach, Fla

far more productive.than the old Red STRAWBERRY PLANTS FOR SALE 100,000
will in this latitude .
.- begin blossoming a thousand. A liberal discount
Clover; It is of a beautiful dark green and if intended for, hay it should be There were'several acres pf Kaffir for large orders W. H. Kemp, Lawtey,

color in its foliage and is a set off to cut before the blossoms are fully out, corn planted in this neighborhood, Fla.rPILGHMAN'S. 7-25-3

any landscape where its planted, remaining most of which has done well.
for if left to get too ripe, horses cannot very CONDITION POWDERS will
.- green all through the winter, digest the hay well. If wantedfor On poor land it does better than corn A make any animal eat. Will keep chickens

and in early April blossoming to pro- turning under green, plow it justat -but the rice birds are very fond ,of Wm.healthy.G. Tilghman Sample,Palatka package, Fla.by mall 35,-11-10 cents.

., fusion with a most beautiful dark the beginning of the first blossom- the grain.-Orlando Reporter.

crimson flower.I SALE. 25 ACRE LE CONTE
ing stage, and be sure and use kainiton FOR r Grove,trees set twelve years;right on
find that to get a. good stand of it and you will have as rich a soilas 1I0ENT- -WOBD" COLUMN. the railroad. Five acaes of it in the corporate
it here in the South we have to sow for limits of Monticello' Fla. Box 524,Jacksonville,
you want almost any crop. Fla.
the seed about the middle of September One word more-Crimson clover is RATES.-Twenty words, name and address s

and as we have generably very one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents. Noth- TIAJJCY; : AND COMMON PINEAPPLE
one of the farmer's best friends. It
D select from. Also
plants. Forty acres
for less than
taken cents.
dry weather at that time, and hot sun is here to stay. It dearly loves potash ing 25 pineapple and lemon land on R. R. with beautiful -
for this
Advertisements column MUST be
pre river front. lames Holmes, Jensen Fla.
during the day we to sow
hale got
and particularly in the shape of kainitto paid. s3o3mBUDWOOD1AFFA
some other seed along with it to help do its best and if want Send no stamps larger than two cents.
we a good
Initials and figures count: as one word. HOMOSASSA, CEN-
shade the ground and protect the
crop of it we must give it what it ,Mediterranean Sweet,
young clover plant in its first start, as wants. C, K'. McQuARRiE. Old Vini,Magnum Bonum Maltese Blood,Wash
it is small and tender and FRUIT WANTED. Oranges, times Grape ington Navel Majorca Nonpareil, Maltese Oval
very very DeFuniak Springs, Fla. Alligator PeArs,Sappadillos,and other Ribbed DuRois Orange Lake and Eureka, Ge-
apt to dry up. For this purpose I ... tropical and semi-tropical fruits. Write for pri- noa,Lamb,and Sicily Lemons at $5.00 per:: 1,000,
have ces. R. C. Rains, Fruit Denier, Jacksonville; or 75C per 100. DuRoi Blood, Amos Blood, !
found tothe
not anything equal Fla. 8-29"3ID Pierce1 Ruby. Parson Brown, -
common cow pea. If it is scattered STRAWBERRY so Mandarin and Royal, Improved and Seedling
# ard Varieties SALE. Very cheap. A pure bred,very Pomelos, and Mammoth Shaddoclr are*i oo per
thinly and harrowed in at the same 1000. Pure vigorous$1.5 per FOR Black Berkshire Boar, about 14 monthsold. 100 straight. W. K.. Trimble, Braidentown,
timeas the clover it comes up quicklyand O well-rooted; packed to Set your own price If not below$8.00. Manatee County, Fla. 7-18-tfrjHNUINE
fresh it Address, J. C.Geitz,Apopka Fla. x
carry across con-
makes shade and the first
a good
tinent. Raisedf1)eCfaUy
Nunan, Basic, Cherokee, ColomW -
frost puts it out of the way of the for Fractlcaltreatiseon Florida planting. 'XT r A.NTED.Orange To buds exchange for rough genuine Lemon Pineapple trees.- bia. Alabama, Michel's Early. Stevens .
Berry and Jefferson Strawberry Plants, per 1,000,s.oo.
Clover. Write for particulars. Twelve thousand buds for
cuttule free to buyers
sale. L.W.l4pseyCitraFla.
'o, Now, as to the best kind of f fertilizer i $100 catalogue in prizes free for to all.largest 8-29-2 Ala. .

for this We have to berry O.W.Blacknall ELBA STRAWBERRY PLANTS FOR
crop. got
Kittfe11,N, C. 7-15-6 A beautiful grower,producing fine QTBAWBEBBF PLANTS.-NOW IS
know exactly the condition of our soil. berries in abundance. New. Flower perfect. O the time to set for good runners. I have coo,- .
PLANTS. The old relia- 50 cents per doz.,postpaid. Wader H. Garrison, ooo Alabama Newman and 5000 Clouds
If soil
the is and defici-
a poor sandy STRAWBERRY improved Alabama Noo- SlideULa. it cheap for cash G. W. JEXXXKGS' ,Lawtey,
ent in humus} and decayed matter we nans. First class packing guaranteed. $1.25 Florida. 3-7-4TORSALEforcashtimeortiadeoraugegroves.
1000 f,o. b. R; Puddy, Lawtey, Fla. TOBACCO SEED FOR SALE.
have be per CUBAN
got to more liberal with our quality Vuelta Abajo just imported. ,

fertilizers than if it was the other way. BLACK MINOBCAS! Brown"Leghorns and Three dollars. per pound,twenty cents an ouncepostpaid. j fruit and Umber lands. E. RCXLKY, Keuka.Fla. ,
Dominiques. I have some fine Address, Carlos Nunes, Saint Leo, 3-11-16t
Generally, in the'fall of the year,when stock of these breeds for sale. Also ground Pasco county,Fla. (-29-3 ". .
= we are preparing for this there meat and bone for poultry. Write CoIL Jacques, CITRUS NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOOD
crop Fernandina,Fla. 8 22-3 TREES-I WILL HAVE 20ooo''; Parson Brown. Stark's Seedless
is always some vegetation on the landat NURSERY of the most popular varieties' Villa, Tangerine, King, Tardifi, Grape Fruit,
plowing time. To the A BARGAIN.. One pair thorough-bred, pure for delivery this fall and winter. Send in your Franca Lemons and other varieties,
get most out Jt\. white, English Boll Terrier Pups eleven orders now,aud be sure to get what you 'want. such as Nonpareil, Majorca st. Michael,
of this we should broadcast kainit, not months old very handsome, eligible to registry. Prices and particulars on application. W. K. Malta Blood and CentenniaL Address, A. ?#,
Also thorough-bred Poland China Boar Pigs. Trimble, Braidentown, Manatee County,Fla. Duncan Manager,Milwaukee Groves and Nor
less than four hundred pounds perM Address R B. Bull, Bradfordviile,Leon Co.,Fla. 7-it-tf series,Dunedin, Fla 8-i7-tf




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W ftgrThe magificent Steamships of this line are appointed to sail as

follows : 4,

-' Pier 35, North Blrer-5 P. M. y
City of Augusta .... ................ ...a................. ... ........... .....Saturday Aug. i ;;
City of Birmingham. ...... ....... ..................... ......,............ ... Tuesday,Aug 4 \ i'Q
Tallahassee ........... ...._.................................... ...............Thursday,Aug. 6 : t c
Kansas City .............................".................................. ..... .Saturday, An?. 8 \
City of Augusta ...... ................ ....a.......... .... ...................... Tuesday Aug. n frt .
City or Birmingham...............a........i......i ... ............. Thursday.Aug, 13 10
... ........i....... Saturday Aug. i oily' I
Kansas City.... ..................._........................* ........... .. ......Tuesday,Aug. 15 18 $ -
City of Augusta .................................. .. .......... .......,. .... Thursday Aug. 20 4
City: of Birmingham ...... .................... ..,.............. ........ ...Saturday, Aug. 22 .
Tallahassee ............ .......ua.uu.n..au.u.................. ............ Tuesday Aug. 25
KaDtas City ............. ........................... ....................?... Thursday, Aug.27
-- City of Augusta... .........'..............a................ ... ................Saturday,Aug. 29
G.M.SORRELL. Manager, New Pier No.35, North River.

Lewis's Wharf P. M. finett Cvltine and Service No Transfers Between Jacktonvllle and New York
Gate-Clty.: ...................... ........._....a..............z.."..... ........ Thursday, Aug.6
Nacoochee.,............. ........ ..................................,.............Thursday,Ang.13 The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers:
f Gate City ...j.........;.............oo............... .............................Thursday, Aug.20
.Nacoochee............... ......... .. .................... ......................Thursday,Aag 21 "Comanete" Cherokee Sedinole'r
< RICHARDSON & BARNARD,Agents,Lewis's Wharf. (new), "ilgonpV Iroquois, ,
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t. '<. Pier 39, Delaware Avenue. BOUND.Steamers .

City- STEAMBR of Macon: (freight only) ....................................................Saturday,Aug. 8 are appointed to sail according toUhe tide. .
City or Baeon ((freight owy) ................................. ... .......,.......Tuesday Aug. 18 Prom! JACKSOXVILLE, (calling at Charleston), ........_......Sundays,Tuesdays and Thursday*
_ s City Macon ((freight only)). ,. ...................... ..........................Saturday, Aug. 29 Erom CHARLESTON, S. C.,.........................................Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays. .
M. C. HAMMOND,Agent, 13 South Third Street. Pot:hours of sailing see"Clyde Line" Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily paper
Central ((90* Meridian) Time-as below. .
Tallahassee........ Saturday, Aug. I, 9.OOP.m. City of Birm' Aug. 18, 2.00 Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29, East River, New York at 3 ra.,as follows:
Kansas City .......Tuesday,Aug. 4, ,2000p.m. Tallahassee......,Thursday,Aug.20, 4-oop.m.p.m. PorCHABLESTOiS.C.,....,......................................Mondays,Wednesdays and Fr.days
City of Augusta... Thursday,Aug. 6, 3.oop.m. Kansas City ....... Saturday,Aug 22. 6,30 p.m. For JACKSOXV1LLE FLA., (calling at Charleston).................Mondays. Wednesdays and Fr daysCliVDE'S
City of Birm'gh'm.. Sat'day,Aug. 8, 6.30 p.m. City of Augusta.... Tuesday,Aug,25 7oop.m,
Tallahassee........Tuesday,Aug. 11, 7.00 p.m. City of Birm'gh'm.Thursday,Aug. 27, 8.00 p.m. l .
Kansas, City....Thursday,Aug. 13, 8.30 p. m. Tallahassee........Saturday,Aug.. 29, 9.00 p. m. f
City of Augusta.... Saturday,Aug. is 9.00 p.mSAVANNAH

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

Nacoochee............Friday, Ang. 6, 5.00a. I Nacoochee.......*.... FridayAug., 540a.m.GatefCity. Jacksonville Palatka Sanford Enterprise Fla. and Intermediate
..... .......Friday, Aug. 14, 9.30 a.m'l I| Gate City..... ......Friday, Aug. 28,8.30'a. n:. Landings, on the, St. Johns., River.; .

The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer
Central ((90 Meridian) Time-a*,below. ...

City 01 Macon...... Thursday, Aug. 13, 8.00 a m.1 I I City of Macon....Thur.day. Sept. 3, 2.oo p. m. aaEVERGLAIEas'Is
City of Macon.....,Sunday,Aug.23, 530 a. |
to sail from Jacksonville Tuesday and Saturdays at 5.00( and from
,-w.K.ARNOLD,G.T.P.A., WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. P.A., W.J. FARRSLL,Sol. Agt., appointed p.
.*;>.-<.&;''* Jacksonville, Florida. Sanford\on Mondays and Thursdays at 5.00 a. m.
_ -". Savannah Ga. Pier 35, North River,New York. SOUTHBOUND. SCI DULK. NOIlTllBOUND.'
Read Down. Read Up.

: .M Leave 33op.m. ...... ...................JackaonvWe........... .., ...... Arrive J.30a.m.
8-45 m.. .......,.............. ....Palatka................... ...... Leave .g.oop.m.
.... 'W.'A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. j. B. BOURSe .. a.p. m. .__........................Astor............................ ., 4-00 Po InIf
i30.. m. _......._..........a... St Frauds......................... :: 2.30p.m.
'"> .....,......,....... .......................... Beresford ............_......... 1.30P.m.
- Arrive 8-30 a. m. .................... .....5aDford..........._....__ .: 9.00 a.m.
: WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO u 925&. m. Enterprise..............'\.... ...... 9-30&.m,
........... .... .. ......................So.Pia.R.R.Whart..a..0... .. 1I.oo.m. ,

General and Ticket 204 West Bay St. Jacksonville.
Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers Passenger .'

A.J. COLE Paw oger Agent, 5 Bowling Green New York.
M. H. CLyiu!;, Afc&tant Traffic Manager,Bowing: Green,New York.
,New York. "
THEO. O. EOER, Traffic! Manage 5 BowliDgGtem .
F. M. IRONMONGER Jr., Florida Passenger Agent,sat West Bay St.TacksonYflle,Fla..
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight: Agent,foot Hogan Street,JacksoaTiile,Fla. .
We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Oomple'Stock of J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville Fla.

Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Qenl Agents, .

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

Cotton Seed Heal Both Bright 'and Dark.

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Star Brand Fertilizers, Pr MURIATE OF POTASH -- .

GUARANTY ANALYSIS. flK| SULPHATE 'POTASH *?-Farmers and Truckers are requested to send for ay price-list of Field and Garden Seed

1,000 bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oats.75; cents per bushel; Alfalfa or Lucerne, 95 cents per
: Orange Tree and Vegetable r K INIT. Etc. pound; Rescue Grass,30 cents per pound.P. .


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; Live Stocks taken off the peanuts to avoid frequent "

: freezes which would have preventedthem

from getting nuts regularly as THE"DAISY"PLOWI
dakinPorkon: Forage/, was required by the experiment. They

1 The ArkansasExperiment"Sfation were at this date put on shelled corn

*undertook au experiment to determine soaked in water and given all they -

whether the South, cannot grow its would eat. Corn was fed until January _

own"pork and grow it mostly on green 3, at which date the pigs were _
\ feed, .thus making: it less expensive slaughtered. It was intended that An Implement. That Every Gardener Strawberry ,

than when'made mostly on corn. A Have.
corn should be used only about two V Grower Should .-
} sow and pigs of grade Poland China, weeks to harden the hogs off from pea-
and Berkshire blood were used. The nuts for slaughtering, and this could be ." 'V '

soil was a worn, sandy loam, deficientin carried out in farm practice as the pigs .. h "

vegetable matter and would produce could remain on peanuts longer than .
about 25 bushels of corn to the and them ,
in the experiment corn given ',--. :- .<
in All foods ex- ,:- .,
acre a good season when the ground was frozen. -
the werethe ed by the '-'., : ,.:, l
cept com, ,: ... ;" .: .
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V ALFALFA. The growth of a small .. +
small confined
pigs from areas bymovable ,, ,
of alfalfa that was in its third -
fence hiV5 often"as the cropswerecloselygrazed area JIt
off the pigs ,were year was.observed to see how it would r 1i
supplant clover for early spring and f .
moved to amSw: area.. Small confinedareas
summer grazing. As alfalfa is well
were used so as determine, the
total]area used 'ot( each crop. Close known to be relished by hogs and to ., -<. ".-., .' >

grazing of each .area acted to some be an excellent food, a: feed trial of it -,_'..:-... -.,

extent againsttherpigs attaining greater was thought to be unnecessary.flTJe '. :- :

weight:! notes on alfalfa are reported subse- ,

RYE.-Rye was sown in,the fall to quently. "

J be grazed in the spring.by:the sow and i OATS.-Oats were sown in the,,fall '

pigs. Orj March. 24, ..t the spw and pigs to be grazed by the sow apd pigs In ;

were turned on the rye and at that the spring and to compare their value 4r TIm

date it was 6 inches high. The -sow with rye, but the rye was the largest

refused to eat but very little, and and as clover was ready for use as OT ,

therefore was kept .on it only one early as the rye the oats were not used; TP-'
week. Her grain feed was slightly and moreover oats in east and south The best Tool for intensive culture ; saves the expenses of horse. ,,

reduced as an inducement; to eat rye Arkansas cannot be relied on to make does the work just how'and where you want it done. :

but, the effort was unsuccessful grain on thin soil because ,they are ...

RED CLOVER.-The clover was in subject to rust.COWPEAs.The. Thousands of acres of Track and Strawberries are cultivated entirely by hand.

its second year after planting. It was cowpea is a most This little plow has been perfected with special reference to Florida use and .

4 inches high March 30, and the sow excellent food for hogs, and when with the assistance and suggestions of Florida growers.

and pigs were taken from the rye and planted early would be ready for Use

put on it, where they remained until. by the ist of July, but early planted
Four Points and Wrench Go With Each Plow.Given
July 26. The spring drouth shortened peas cannot be relied on lor grain and .

the clover's growth. Its,greatest
>-* more l land would be required than
/ height where not grazed was 18 inches. -
sorghum. For late feeding for pigs, with this'paper to our subscribers for one year for $5.00 f. o. b. at our
The pigs grazed the clover twice.
cowpeas can be,sown in corn to great _
; SoRGHUMfEarly: Amber sorghum advantage. After gathering the' Prn Storeroom.FARMER and FRUIT GROWER3Box >
was'.planted/AprilVplten. ; ,days later, the pigs can be turned in to gather the

perhaps, than it could have been safely peas: The vines would aid in counteracting 534.: ;JACKSONVILLE

planted. July 26 the sorghum was the effects of the com crop upon
headed out and an bloom. August 10 the soil. The black is the best N. B. Special low rates given for Pony Clipper and Hammock Plows in connection .
with'the Write us for terms. V :
the sorghum seed bad reached the paper.
pea for this purpose as it does not rot
milk stage and the pigs.showed\\a'' pref-- while exposed to the weather. t .

erence for the heads by eating them *
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first. August 15- the hard parts of the WHy.? .

stalks were being refused by the pigs The scribe was over to Orlando ,

continued on the and while there talked with
though they were Tuesday "
Go the Corn off the Cob Hands and
on "Niggering Blistering your
sorghum till September 21,a period of some of the citizens about the pine-
were then A deal ofac. Wearing the Skin off? Buy a"CYCLONE"
fifty-four days. They put apple industry. great
on peanuts and sweet potatoes which i tivity is being displayed in preparingthe

were ready two weeks or more before land for planting out the pines, CORN SHELLER.

this date. and a great many will be put out. SEVERAL REASONS WHY YOU
SWEET The of is about
POTATOES.-September 21, cost preparation
..IIi! two pigs were confined on sweet potatoes $500 per acre; but the second year, .,
-;.' and during a period of twelve with good treatment, as much as --';: .

days they did not take readily to this $1,200 to $1,500 is realized to the It Is out fully of order warranted against fair breaking or getting .
food, and did not look so well nor acre.-Leesburg Commercial.The by any usage.
It takes less power to do the same amount",of
gain in flesh as did the three pigs on work than any other machine of iu size ever
about Buena Vista and
people '
peanuts. In view of this the sweet made.
Lemon City neighborhoods are very There is no time lost after you are through
potatoes were abandoned. and the two anxious that the next shall G shelling by picking the cobs out of the shelled
and at Legislature corn, as the machine takes the corn all off the
pigs were put on peanuts they pass a no fence law. Great injury is VV ,, cob,drops the corn in the box or basket, takes
once began a rapid improvement. the cob on around and throws it off at the back.
done the beatiful improved
SPANISH PEANUTS.These were By a little practice with it you can easily shell
places in those neighborhoods by a .i. f V oue bushel o fears in about minutes or less.
y planted April icj',wjthout fertilizers. few almost worthless cattle.Ve The shelter is small but it do the work of
larger machine.
September 21, three pigs were put on V many a
trust Captain E. N. Dimick and Hon. The spring can be adjusted to any tension re-
the peanuts ,and the other two ,were R. A. Hardee and :Messrs. Sutton quired and can be loosened when nt Iu use thus
fl ii with them after being i on the sweet I avoiding any chance of Ha giving;out. _
for Dc- Shone, Cabot, Morse and Bravo, or A aheller wrench accompanies: every machine
potatoes : twelve days During r
I Tallahassee
whoever to from
may go
4 tober and to November 15, the weather this will work for the The manufacturer: of this machine is rated in the Commercial Agencies at >f 123,000 and is
-' :!" was very dry and) dusty, making county law looking, to the protection passageof of personally known to the Editor to be a responsible man. The "' _
_;- feeding on peanuts rather unpleasant. CYCLONE CORN SHELLER '
__. improved farms from the ravages of
The pigs grew: very rapidly, however,
cattle. Miami Metropolis.The worthless affair,but has genuine merit.
V \. Is not a claptrap
while on the nuts.v; They remained on Retail price ',1.00. Given with thepapeJ one year for 1.4.00 or as 'premium for three new
them till the first freeze which occurred First National Bank I at!.Key subscribers at'UIO each. Address aU orders to

December 2. J West will soon have. a new_ buirdiagcosting FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER,

.CoRN.-December ; the pigs were '$25,000. 1 Box 1)2)!(. .,;Jaolssoazvill, F1a.


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