Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00095
 Material Information
Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: September 5, 1896
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00095
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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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Interlachen. ,Fla. ., '; GLEfJ ST. MARY NURSERIES.


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

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.'Abo'Grape Fruit. Tardiffc; Magnum Bonum* Mediterranean Sweet Bessie. Tangerine and Grocers and Commission Merchants :
Grown to stakes. All on Sour
common Orange,Sanford'a Sicily lemon, and Villa. Franca Lemon.
stocks' Write for prices to
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Georgetown. Fla
Coal,. Hay,! Grain, Wines, Liquors, .

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

OTHER ORANGES ON TRIFOLIATA.TrtfoTiata ...;."'; ;. Jacksonville. : : I'lcxriclci.: _,
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stocks one,two and three years old. All stock: clean and healthy.. Send for Interesting t
MANONGAHELA RYB.,2 00 CABINET BOURBON... .............. ..16 oo+
J. H. QIRARDEAU Prop., Monticello, Fla.Hastings' ORANGE VAiUJY.................-. ...... t oo 1.MARnNRYft...... .......... nu.., 300' _'
. SPRING VALLEY......... ................. 2 so VIRGINIA GtADBS..................,tL. 4 00
BALTIMORE CORN....................... a oo OLD BOURBON.................... ..... S oo
NORTH CAROLINA CORN... ............. 2 yCUFTON > KENTUCKY SOUR MASH................ 5 00
Fall Catalogue CLUB.............. ............300 OLD BAKER........ ................. .... 500' '
MONTROSE VELVET RYE...........,,.... 600

One: gallon 250; two gaUoti, SOC; three tf&lkm,. 750 Remit by posU>ffic ,
for 1896 will be ready for distribution, August I'sth. This will money. orderreck or registered letter. We cannot chip C. O. 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.It JOHN CLARK SON & CO.

is a Catalogue of good seeds at reasonable prices. Our

hi\ ; I give satisfaction to the growers who use them. If you 'I'Hd SUMMIT NUiES

'IS' don't use them now, don't wait anotherseason.Seeds ,
for in the Southern are strictly inline this season with the finest stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees Roses
specially selected and grown use Shrubs,etc.,we have ever grown All the money making! vat ieties in
Camellias etc. Figs In large Supply -
H. G. HASTINGS & CO., SEEDSMEN, Stock of Highest grade.* Prices Right. Will dormant-bud Oranges and Plums at very low
I figures. D. L. PIERSON,
INTERLACHEN,. FLA. Monticello,Fla.

JOHN Preslaent. THOS. W. Vice President. FENCE } Largestand

HHT.WI BAYA.Cashier. v AasistAanLCashier. I8c. Per RodIs

CflPITAU 100000. the cost of wire So- 1
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janc S, and responsibility warrant. newly contains issued and everything revised.It Geo. S. Hacker & Son,

needed by the Horticulturist Manufacturers of
SAFE TO RENT FROM $5.00 and plant-lover.
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A t" I 1 ., Greenhouse. Largest Purchase our makes,which we.guarantee
'd) "4.;1.'" I ; DYRRC -R.t collection in the South.to select from .superior tq any sold South and thereby save
John LlMarVtn,'' = s Church Anderson Chas. Marvin
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FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT GRO3VER (Florida Dispatch) was establishednwenty-sevenlyllrs"rL BBB-BEl,ago for the purpose, 4m of
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promoting Florida horticulture and agriculture along modern,-scientific and practicallines.JHE .- -
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the State-two professors of the State Experiment Station and the agricultural agent of one of the"chie lines of fr-railway,:who is experienced tobacco

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the brightest body of producers in the world; the Florida orange-growers.; .
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rural.,classes of the State. Our "cheap column" is watched by more country people than any other medium.- .
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Grove Orchard. worth,of labor has been expended on i its sunshine and its water,are as abundant nia engineer operating irt Sonora, to i j ,
those trees except for gathering the as in California. They,perhaps, construct important irrigation works in ." >::_" -
fruit. As to.the crop,size and quality do not know that the l laborers of Mexico the Sonora River Valley ar Hermo- if'/
LeConte year Orchards, in Sod. of fruit, I will now let the Galveston work for one-quarter or one-half as sillo, the capital l of the State of Sonora. Referring to my friend Dr. Tolar's merchants testify. Messrs. Holt, much as Chinamen in California; thata A dam will be built to bed rock zs.
statement as to, the conduct .of )tr. Pabst & Lienbach say, "The Le box of oranges selling i in the United I.in the river and the storage system
Richardson's r>eartrees, cultivated and, Conte pears this year have been unusually States for, say $2, will pay a day's .will be s&ed. The main ditch &will
in'sod, at Alvin, the facts are so totallyat : good fruit bright and clean wages to eight :men when the seller be ninetythree mites in JengB:; extending
variance with the experience of and have kept much better than ever takes our, money over to pay his laborers C into..;the broad and fertile:, ..
nearly all our othet growers the pres.. before." Galveston ,Fruit Co, say: fifty cents per day.iu'Mexican valley Hermosillo, with Jaterals'stfmiles .'. .
ent season, that it may be useful, to "Le Conte pears sell better this year I raoney&perhaBslney* :do noT- knottliat,, l .long.jThes& will water 100,600 ,.'. : ;,' _
give some of the results of an investigation than usual. 1tla @Sr SI t Mextcan.railways: are- 'p idJor.jfreight ; acresof, ( fine pran'ge larjds. ''TKe' recently made. It is a matter up tYz us_ ? day; 7FruitJuICY,. in the money of: that country;'' is to begin aronlie.and be completed!(: :
of very serious import}if all _the brf t ieet: and, preferred to that the shipper, can with the $z he in three years as to the W Qfe. temtoj, .
1JW CalifornWBartletts by many people." gets for a-box of $4 offreight ry. Mr. Richards horrM been the
. ._ : ow"pknted in this sectionj} ave _oranges_ pay
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, mP ofcto-l kepLpenniJ x clean E. M,; Flake & Co- say: "We have charges to,the Mexican railway, general, manager( of.the Sonora Rail-
: in order uTaifef kT _It means been much surprised at the fine and the railway rates have .not been way also has'a,right to build. a road
a yearly.expendIture of t thousands quality of the Le Conte pear this year. raised either since the difference in intotbe;d strlct. .- .
dollars obtainable will reduce the profits to a before admit now that.it i is really.:an : in ,the interest o orange-
very small margin, if it does not eat excellent table, pear.*? Geo. M.: Only withintgllast.| growing in Mexico; if one line of railroad l.
tbHa, up.entirely. To settle this question Steiner&'Co. say: "The Le: Conte the Mexican qsntij.lUanway beganWfolter'tm alone hauled"Across the border
'of cultivation of:bearing'orchards, ..never. kept!its pricejii! e urJd n ustry in order to geta 900 carloads of oranges; if the Sonora
I We visited nearly all of thenxaround i heavy supply} as season. We carrying trade. line hauled 300 cars more; if the shippers -
:::Mitoheock and Lamarque and also give have -reeve dP f great many but Year before )last about four hundredcar from the far south are preparingto
il : of the cpmmisjnonfmer? cleaned-tnem up as fast as they come/' loads of Mexican oranges were ship trainloads quickly to the mar-
; : sold the fruits }Vhile These firms handled'Hit hcock, La hauled in by the Mexican Central. ket, do not California growers see
/thR orchard bjUlbne'at the :Marque and Clear Creek pears almost Last year in Mexico a representativeof what is in store for their orchards if
i sgrass,I found exclusively, and'every one of the orchards the road told me the annual ship- they shut their eyes to the danger of
that the that had been.mowed is in sod except the Linden. electing a free trade administration01Safety
only one ments over the line would amount to .
burg, which did not yield over a hundred ''if ..
at all was }Mr Aiken's, and his hadbeen 900 car loads. ,These shipments came
,cut but once and fertilized.. bushels. The actual cost of from,: the interior. I have reason to of Orange Culture.
growing the present crop of pears has The Jennings, La., Times publishesan
The others had been fertilized butnot : believe that from 200 to 300 car lords .
mowed and J could amounted practically to nothing i in excellent account of the proceedings ,
: really see no were shipped from the State of Sonora
difference in the size.of the; fruit. Considering Galveston.county except the fertilizing via Nogales, which is nearer the East- of a farmers' institute held there,
,' the extraordinary spring nor will any future expense be re- ern markets than is California. This from which we take the following:
drouth it 'was all of .good size and quired, except an occasional mowing,, railway man stated that the orange- Dr E. .I. Hall opened this subjectin
excellent quality. That is the remark- which was generally neglected :this growers of the interior ,had sent rep- a paper which will appear in anearly
able point about the present crop. It season. It is very doubtful whether. resentatives to California to study numberof the Times. He be-
is the first time the orchards. have been with the nearness to the surface of the methods.' of handling and shippingthe lieves oranges are as safe as the ordinary -
put to'grass, and the result has been water level, even that will be necessary fruit, and now plant improved i average of fruits, citing the few
.to win many friends to the Le Conteas for the dead grass will mulch varieties, though little attention has failures in sixty years, with only one
eating well and smother new growth until late in destructive freeze; and recommendingsatsuma
a good. as as shipping been.paid to the industry until lower
pe ,r. The only cultivated orchard is spring. There is no theory about all tariff-rates and the assistance of the on trifoliata stock. S. A.
the Lindenburg, which has been kept this, as any one can prove by examin- ,railway made'sbipment profitable.This Wrightmentioned a small satsuma with
more continuously clean than any ing the Hitchcock orchards. But for year the railway people expectto fourteen oranges on. Dr. Hall thinksit
other, and has borne far less fruit,and'no"t the interior, where the water level is handle a muchlarger output. The no trouble to grow satsuma hereas, it
rger than Mr. Aiken's, alongside, much deeper, this treatment wouldnot Sonora newspapers speak of the ar- fruits two or three years after planting.
in grass and mowed only once.. be advisable for trees that have rival of crop buyers and predict large W. E. Gillett tried grafting eight or-
The trees look fresh and'green been planted with long roots, as all the shipments.In anges and five, grafts lived. B. Watkins ,
bore orchards have been there. Such must budded satsumas on trifoliata in
everywhere,though many heavilyand a recent number of the Kansas
all have made an excellent be cultivated, for the trees are all surface City Star it is stated that Enrique August when buds were mature and ,
growth, averaging two to three feet rooted only, as was the Sherman Ramirez, representing a syndicate of nearly every bud lived, and safely
this season. There seems to be no apple orchard, blown down by the Mexican fruit growers, is in that city weathered the hard freeze "in the .
doubt that the surface roots not-only cyclone, and described by Mr. Kirk arranging with' fruit dealers to handle spring of 1895. One now bears four
hive an influence on the productiveness patrick. But all close root pruned carload and trainload lots of Mexican oranges. Buds near the ground. Professor
if.not disturbed, but also improve trees planted everywhere hereafter, ,bananas, oranges, pineapples and Lee said satsumas on trifoliataare
the,quality of the fruit. All of if set in small,holes on a firm bottom, lejnons. Heretofore they have made growing at Monroe, Calhoun and
the trees: 'alluded to were planted with will strike root so deeply that they small shipments .by steamer to New Shreveport Dr. Hall said drainage
less, but can laugh at the small evaporationfrom tends to harden wood in fall and this
more .or. long roots, owing to Orleans and then by rail But owingto
the nearness of water to the surface in a closely mowed sod, just as all the lower tariffs 'opening the mar- can also be done by planting oats or
this section, pear trees do not suffer fruit and forest 'seedlings do every kets, they,are going to shp in larger other crops to absorb moisture. Sap
fromthat cause as they would in the where, though never mowed or ferti- quantities, and Senor Ramirez thinks can not be started in winter on trifoli
closer lized at all.-H. M. Stringfellow in ata stock. Mulching in winter will
interior. The .0 1y"two really that all-rail transit from the place of
ot pruned bearing pear trees in Texas Farm and Ranch. growth would put the fruit in American keep tree from starting. early.
South Texas stand on .Mr. Martin .. markets, with Kansas City as a
Yolk's grounds. I grew them and California vs.Mexican Oranges., distributing center, in quicker time The Jones grove on Lake Eustis,
small and all the roots cut In a recent communication to the and in better condition than if it came one mile north of Tavares,is in a most -
off dose to;the stems in digging,I gave Los Angeles Times J. M. Hawkinssays by gulf and rail. excellent condition. The trees are
them',to MrVolk when he got through' : "There is danger of competitionin In the Two Republics, published in large and bushy, and average about
helping me plant my first trees, thirteen the orange industry if the present .the City of .Mexico, I find evidencethat fifteen feet in height. It is estimatedthat
tears ago. He set them eight low tariff continues., some Californians see an advant there will be between 250 and 300
feet apart,and they now present the This competition is not one of the age in the low tariff, and will take boxes of fruit on this grove this year.
appearance'of one tree, the tops having things afar off.. It already exists and their money across the border, whereits Tavares Herald _
grown.togetherr. They were cultivated to such an extent as to affect the demand purchasing power will be doubledas Lake City is soon to have a $gooo
for three years and since then, for California fruit This com to buying land and hiring labor, jail and a$6,000 public school build
have been in sod and have been bearingcrops petition comes from Mexico, but is as and will proceed to "do up" the bus- ing. This will make a debt of$ISooo ,
every year. The present season yet slight compared with, what it will iness of Southern California as longas that the tax payers of Lake City and
about eight bushels of pears were blown be later on if the United States per low tariffs prevail. One Mexican Columbia county must meet .
off when half'grown, leaving twenty- mits itYour paper announced that last week Press A Cuban Tobacco Growers' Association -
two bushels,, which the Galveston I' orange growers all know Mexico ident Diaz signed a contract which with eighteen members has
Fruit- -Co.- sold'.for. .,,!2. Not one cent's is an orange country; that its land, authorizes H. T. Richards, a Califor-'been organized Bartow.

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t The Kind of Pecan to Graft From. : planting alfalfa among them. And va: a tree as the pecan, I would recom- Editor FarmtF&od i"ruit Oove1
}: In selecting a tree to bud from don't :rious other kinds of crops have injured mend the "triangle method." The Please read I
f, let the ,size of the nut alone govern them to such an extent that he now square method will give us twenty- from the New York Tribune. Seems
} 'your judgment, as is often the case; confines the ground between the treesto seven. trees per acre when forty feet to me you ought to publish it in your
: This is very deceiving, but first' be hoed crops,such as cotton and corn. apart each way; ditto ."triangle meth-- paper with some comments on it, for
sure that the tree is a constant bearer. He says this is the only safe crop till od," thirty-one tree, Or "square you see that all we, the people, need is
Among the hundreds of thousands of he seeds back to grassland this I method," thirty-five feet apart, thirty- to demand the right laws mad which
;., trees to select from we can always find would recommend; the sooner the bet five trees per acre; ditto "triangle will be when enough of the eopte in
-; some in most any locality whose pis ter.We method," forty trees. Or'"square the whole country'See: point:
tillate and staminate flowers are bothin have every evidence that culti method," thirty feet apart, forty-eight Huntington, Fla-:; "
bloom at the same time. "We think vating the pecan after fruiting com- trees per acre; ditto "triangle method i I C W. BROWN.
.it... this is the secret of a regular crop of mences is a failure if not in the imme- ," fifty-five trees. By the "equilateral Los Angeles, Cal( Aug. .12. -Judge
nuts. Combine this with the size and diate influence of water.. ;The-first few method" our trees are in alleys Welborn, of the United States Circuit
well-filled kernels and we have the years it stimulates fruiting, but soon and rows every way. We get more Court, yesterday handed down a de
principle merits of a profitable nut for we see the reaction. The ends of the trees per acre, and our orchard has a cision of great moment,. involvingsome
: market. But if we want to go a' step limbs commence dying every year,until greater attraction, and is really more entirely new and original questions
1 further to get fancy prices we will have the failure is complete; but where valuable. If particular to carry out touching the right of Congressto
: ,to raise.the paper shell varieties. Asa our trees are subject to frequent over- the plan here laid down, there will be regulate the rates chargeable by
)" :;* rule the thinner the shell the better flows it then makes no difference no need to call in a surveyor to layoff railroads' of the country in the conduct -
J J ." the flavor and the better filled. We whether we cultivate-them or not. your land. If forty feet apart, get of interstate commerce. business
want them filled like an egg, all meat. In such locations a healthy growthwill three twenty.feet strips one by three The amount involved is; as large as
i:. SEEDLING PECAN ORCHARDS. continue; hence the value, of over and use, one to splice the other two that of the income t&, and principleslaid
.; Although there is no certainty about flowed land for this branch of horti (nail them). This gives us one continuous down by the court''are is important -
what we will get from planting the culture. In speaking of putting our piece forty feet long. Make three in New York and Massachusetts.
seed, by all means plant the best. It pecan orchard back to grass I know such pieces; lay them side by side and as in California.
is not long before the survival of the of nothing better or safer than blue with a square make a mark at each The issues settled by this decisionare
fittest will show itself. 'There will be grass. The two combined will makea end. In the center of these lines borea those arising between the Govern
some that will grow ahead of others; sod that will be of benefit to the three quarter or one-inch hole; makea ment of the United States and (land.
all that show this marked feature ol trees. It is just right for winter and lot of pegs that will fit these holes grant railroads as to the rate of compensation *
superiority let stand. I would wait: summer, and is second only to the loosely. Next, stretch a line across that the roads should tee
till all such fruited before working i celebrated blue grass of Kentucky. ? this land, and be quite sure it is ceive from the government fof transportation .
them over, because of the chances of i LOCATION OF PECAN ORCHARD. straight; now lay the strips down to of troops, mails and, other
getting something better than was i The question has often been discussed the line, adjust the holes to form the effects. The roads claimed: they had
planted, and furnishing material righton which is the most-profitable,. a triangle; this gives the exact spot a right to charge the government the
the spot to bud or graft over the inferior -i choice location far from market, or a where each tree is to stand. In stretch same rates as individual shippers or
: ones with. Then if this Indus poor location near market. ing the first line take advantage of the travelers, while Congress has frequently
by.-spreads, as it should, there will be i For choice nuts, the market is always lay of the river, or if there is a bad l provided that? ',the cOmpens&Tbn: '
sale of the scions. : near, and the success in raising I place or wash see that it is betweenthe should, not exceed half of the;regularrate
From actual experience 11 say go them depends on location; hence the : rows of the trees, or before they the exact figures to be fixed by
slow about planting nuts raised',in the value' of overflowed lands and water are well established a big rain might the Secretary of War. Under these'
humid asmosphere of the coast coun courses to produce profitable crops. wipe out an entire row.. As to the acts'of Congress only half rates have
try.Louisiana The pecan flourishes in a rich, com best distance to plant apart, several been paid by the government,and the
nuts that I have buddedon pact soil, whether it be black or,red, things are to be considered. The pee roads, desiring the matter .settled for
my place from scions sent from providing,it is underlaid with a gravel can is a strong feeder. In bottom all time, brought a test case under
there five years ago are still making formation. in permanent water, and lands where there is always an abundance the Court of Claims act, the Atlanticand
good growth, but have not even tasseled where the tap root can find it in less of alluvial soil I think forty feet Pacific road being the plaintiff,to
or, i in other; words, shown any than twenty feet. Young pecan trees rather close for strong growing varieties recover full fare for the transportationof
.,' signs of fruiting.Mr. ,can be started and made to grow off with a spreading habit;, yet this is a trooper one Philip Barrett, from
.Swinden,of Brownwood,is cred- fine for a. few years: most anywhere, a safe distance for the average. If our Albuquerque, N.M., Prescott Junction
ited with having the largest seedling but when the time' comes to make trees are all budded or grafted,as they Ariz., a distance of 428 mile
pecan orchard known,some 400'acres, large, long-lived,, fruitful trees, the should be,the tendency will be to make The regular fare for the round trip is
and comprising about 16,000 trees. right foundation to build upon must fruit instead of wood. For such I $25.70. The government offered
He is giving the Louisiana nuts a fair be there, or some one will be disap- would recommend thirty-five feet, according -'$13.23. The railroad refused to accept
trial, besides the best native ones. In pointed. to the habit of the tree budded that sum and brought suit for the
conversation with him he told me that 1 LAYING. OFF PECAN. *ORCHARD. i from.-Texas Farm and Ranche. full amount. The Atlantic and PacttIlt

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fic was represented by. Judge Sterry, WEST the costly nitroge i
its chief attorney, assisted by Mr. FLORIDA COAST 9 further cost-Adelal! .,ustra-
Herring 0f the Southern Pacific. lia) Garden and Field.
The.decision of Judge Welborn is a Plant System Lands, Lake Butler Villa Lands, Disston Co.'s:' Lands. .

complete victory for the government. Some Fruits to Tee Let Alone.
The importance of this decision Flori 1 Homestea I- 'ii Knight's Banding, .Tampa Fla. Editor Farmer and J'rDit-Grower: '

may be understood when it is stated a Company. Empire.Building, Qrlando: Fist, ,};There are lour.kinds of fruit trees I .. ;,
that the Atlantic and Pacific alone .-{-."V can afford to let alone. These are loquats '
would receive $730,000 a more .... fe&Japan plums and persimmons
for the transportation of troops year and n lIp _hands, I n rap Hones in But Farming ad But. .Fttlit-; 5l. eitian. .-v-"REX*,cut down mostof

that when the charges for carrying the r my Japan plums this summer, and expect .
mails are added, th? difference on this The Florida Homestea Oom u offers equaled opportunities for the purchase of cheap to use .up{ tbe rest'in a year or -. a.
road favor of the homes in Florida.. # I '- .. two. The best-p&gpfe plum is the \n(1.....
one in \ .
government it hoe t1..ex! jfcoanty ihe.State and ITpfepared to famish just such properties as .
reaches J) $1,500,000 ant ally. As the JU It = t.sand plunk thatiapens in yIt': : !-;. :. :- .
haI'munificent bargains ill farming fruit vegetable. Umber m hd rock Jands. :
'e&miesv .
I land-grant roads include alftie} has few in ( 1 -am sureemalt's .
one .0'.1These lands can be bought; very chuply.-at prices ranging from SI.SO to$iooo: an acre. ,
: mileage of railroads tiie country For a few hundred dollars a comfortable home..with a farm of a hundred acres can be bought t4'})''l'glad'to hear from
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in the best fruit and farming section of the United Siaces.' .
tlie"aasoaf'involved.. | gg!a.gates from Florida offers a comfortable living and independence to small farmers who will settle.on Imal( b1{r:,Grasalit blhersj who'have expeilence'as
--=*- "*' ** ** J- places and fruits for home and '* '
grow andyegetables Northern markets. .- to thee, peculiarities of the'b
$40,000,000 to $50,000,000; a '. '
year. Our early fruits and vegetables command high price inall markets: *'- !
Besidesi the,Santa -fe' and Southern It4tnSurplus fruit and vegetables could be canned,thus 1f'ording-an. additional. and' sure source of t kinds:of peach s. What kinds are '
:Pacific there I 'the Northern ."vV'---'v'. .,- the best for market in'ljune: July and...
systems, are The dimate of FlorJda. delightful at all seasons sndttfe absblutelyheaitliftL. ;!; ?' /. .
Pacific the Texas and Kansas The leer' peratare is about 45 for the winter' and 85 ftr.summer >..:.'M Aug-ust I supppse. Powers' Septemher
The situation of the State and and iU '
wogdecful'resources destine mostourhhing
it tb--bejone'erthe
roads, the Rock Island and the,numerous $ portions of the world. ; ',':',/. -" -J-. V"", -< -'' J P1 is the\ best. ,late peach. Any peach
Now is the time to come when landjLr- .'the.; State. Centering a newForTBlonnatbn'iiterature than .
roads in Missouri, Wisconsin, periodorprogressorprosptrltj. .' ...::. upon. .ripening later it does would .not
Iowa and Nebraska ,price lists: b?lands,eta write toHOMESTEAD desirable. Who of your subscribers -

The, (decisionJ owever, is .not applicable has had any success with dewberries
to the l Iauid-grants alonebuapplii ; ..PWiUDA COMPANY ? If the ..;\ ill do well here they
to all the railrbjidsim the ought to.J aYj they riPen so.ear1 I .
country and !is not confined td government BOX J17, ORLANDO, FLORIDA., rather. think it would pay to cultivate .
$FJusiness.Jut? *involves the r y blue berries; they always sell 'w l1. '
nght of' Congress A **w* y to fix the corp pen. are grown in the rotation, helped by acid. Using a two per cent. solutionof One LeConte and one Kieffer pear 4..
satipn for all charges by the railroadsfor application of small quantities of nitro- sulphate'of-copper and lime for the tree, is enough when they come into ". .
interstate commerce. The railway genous manures, you may expect threeto seed potatoes will also protect against bearing for an ordinary family. If one
attorney says the case will not be four. cwt. more of grain, and thirtyto potato rotund repeated sprayings.with plants more pear trees they should l..
appealed. l forty cwt. of potatoes. it are a good remedy. Dr. Edler, of plant enough more so as to make some ;
'Of all crops potatoes are most benefited Gottingen, in his essay on "The Cultivation thing of a business of shipping or evaporating 't.
California's Orange Crop. by potash manuring, but it should of Potatoes,"after recommending the fruit. ,.. {:>

Judging from reports from the various not be used at the time of planting a change of potatoes for newer M. CHESEBRO. .{;
.orange belts in this county, there them. By dispensing with potash ma kinds raised from seed, which, if from ----4 b ,:;.,.
will be a crop equal, if not larger, nuring the cultivation of potatoes be- approved sorts for a number of years, To Kill Peach Borers.
than last year's production. In some comes much more expensive. Messrs. are certain to give better crops than For this purpose tell your readersto
Albert, Chemical Works. London those for time cultivated dig basin around '
sections a great many oranges, especially a long says, a your peach tree .
\ Sweets, have dropped from the say: "In order to obtain potatoes rich as regards manuring, the following: that will, hold one gallon of water; "'
trees. on account of.Ihe excessive heat ofetarch contents, the manuring with "The small number of roots of the potato then take a bucketful of boiling water '
following cold spells, while in other concentrated salts is always be preferred requires large quantities of soluble and pour around your tree and see' A
sections, there,is a larger crop, with to that of kaiuit as the latter I plant food. A large quantity of farm- them crawl out. I tried it in the .;:':
but little loss so:far reported. In all has a disadvantageous; effect upon the yard manure makes them: grow vigor- spring of '94 on six trees; then again,
events, the orange season will be a development of starch in potatoes, es- ously, but at the expense of quality. spring of '95 on fifty trees, and sljall} .' .
'lively one... =Silver Advocate.Can't pecially the same -is not applied to (Sulphate; or carbonate of.potash have scald fifty to seventy-five trees this (: \
the first crop as an autumn manure. but very little or no effect on the qual week. It does no harm to the tree,
imagine such our contemporary IIi case the farmers are less interestedin ity, or diminish the percentage of but is death to the peach borer. If
dug up any information. the contents of starch than in the starch.-CH. Ag. Bureau.) To ma- you are afraid of it, try it on one or j
seedlings Our advices about give an half average of crop Mediterranean of general quantity of the crop, kainit nure with potash,.that with kainit, if two trees and experiment for yourself,
,Sweets a crop of navelson may be used without hesitation; of given to a previous crop, or a few and you will find I am right.-G. A.
,. alight crop course, however, only in the autumn months previous to the planting, is very DeBaum in Rural World. '
old trees South and no California crop at all on and never in the spring. But in this good, as the potato requires much pot .. .>> .
young trees. may we would also sooner ash and little acid
respect recom- only phosphoric ,unless -
have 6000 but doubt i it A correspondent of the Chicago
cars, we huge-
mend the concentrated salts
for the soil is'naturally of it.
' very poor
Redlands. Field Farm and Fireside of'the
ly.- Citrograph. says
toes. Nitrogen in the form of nitrate of soda
Experiments by Dr. Liebscher, of should be given in part before the honey industry inVest Florida:
"More intelligent bee culture is to be
Potash and Phosphoric' AcidManuring. carried for ten and of it the
Gottingen, on years planting, most at time of
seen in West Florida than in other
with different kinds'of potatoes showed hoeing.For .
section of the that has but
Professor Maercker, of Halle, states that phosphoric acid alone gave no in oranges,under all circumstances, small area suitable country for it. In this a
that the following quantities of Last I tried basic mixtures
potashare crease. ( year slag are recommended which con- section bordering the
demanded per acre: Rye, 37 Ibs; alone and had a very poor cropCH.Ag. tain at least twelve to thirteen per cent. the, great and swampson the
oats, 56 Ibs; potatoes, 100 Ibs.; lupinesor Bureau.) Phosphoric acid and a of potash,and this would be most suit. Dead Lakes Apalachicola river six thousand
vetches, with farmyard manure, 57 nitrogenous manure gave an increaseof ably supplied the form of sulphateof colonies of bees, are in over Langstroth hives
lbs. If we assume that the potatoes twelve per cent.; nitrogen alone potash. It depends upon the kindof one firm alone having colonies.",
hadeight tons of farmyard in seventeen cent. and soil whether 1,400
: manure gave per ; potash you can apply kainitto The one firm referred to in the foregoing -,
,addition there would be supplied in phosphoric acid gave twenty per cent; advantage. Potash salts are most is Messrs. Alderman & Robertsof
this amount 70 lbs. ,of'potash. About potash alone twenty.four per cent.; nitrogen important factors of fertility, and the Wewahitchka who have
two-thirdsorthe fertilizer will probably potash and phosphoric acid indirect actions are a consideration not hives. These are, the gentlemen 1,900 who
be;'absorbed by the plant An excess forty-seven per cent., and potash and to be undervalued. The chloride of made such a fine show in the
of potash, as that furnished by the' nitrogen forty-nine per cent. Potash magnesium in potash manures, and to .West Florida exhibit honey at Atlanta.Pen-
farmyard; manure, will give the best salts should be applied to a previouscrop a certain extent the common salt,'are sacola News. v
result Tbuswe find 350 lbs of potash not direct to potatoes, as they of value (the former for a certainty to ------. .
pej acres required for sandy soil otherwise diminish the percentage of leguminous plants), whether they act To the surprise of every one unacquainted -
very (our years, or 62 lbs. yearly, starch and impart a taste to the pota as direct plant food, or in dissolving with the fertility of Florida
:which is contained in about three cwt to. Lime and marl were not also to fertilizing ingredients in the soil. As I soil,(he orange trees which were almost
of kainit Even tfie poorest soils thus be applied to potatoes direct, but Pro- regards the use of potash salts,it shouldbe .given up as dead the winter before last
treated map yield large harvests.Heavy fessor Frank believes that the scab on remembered that, if you do not use are nearly i in as good condition as they
soil? contain more potash, and therefore potatoes does not follow such applications .. potash salts for leguminous crops, you were before the freeze. There will bea
require less, say one cwt of muri but is the result of animalcules, deprive them not only of the potash, scanty crop of oranges this season,
ate or sulphate of potash. When, in which attack the tubers. The scab it has also an important effect on the and by next, if ,nothing unexpected
addition to !manuring with kainit an.d can be much reduced by impregnating nitrogen: of"the soil. The additionalcost happens, they will be as plentiful as
phosphates: nitrogen i collecting crops the soil; with _pretroleum or carbolic? of the potash supplies you with eVer.-Tampa Tribune.


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RY 83WWERS .r: ? .. ,.VEGETABLE ..GROWERS. ::1s ot
: who get.beat. returns,.use, our '" } who get their truck. to..Ii market first, uBEt'_ .... .>, ';:" ...
Strawberry- Special fertilizer. "The Ideal/Fertilizer.. "
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.. Price $25,00 Per Ton.. '. ; Price $27.00. :
Making-Perfect Shipping Berries.,.. '
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Ammonia..........,... .................................. 2 to 4 per cent. ,,-,, .: Per Cent
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Ph ....,.....-...... .-..'..."................ 7to. g.+ w ; -0- ,- Moisture. 10 to' ,13 .
JshOriC.AOld. hate or Lime .. .................18 to.18 ". : Ammonia-from Cotton Seed Meal,Nitrate of Soda,Blood
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Sulphate of Potaaa .. ...... .........-.... .... 6 to II and Done <- 4# to. M,
; ... Eq1ialsActuatPotash..... ....I./-... ........*,........... 3to" 8" .i ;* *"-" Available.Ph08 Sulphate of Potash Acid..from. Acid...Phosphate...and,..Bone............. 11 WJn*h>-13-"
Made.and from Potash Nitrate Salts oft,'Soda, Blood,Cotton Seed Meal,Bone,Acid. Eqq.halenttoActual Potash..................... 6 to'.8. ,
Phosphate Made exclusively from Nitrate of Soda Cotton Seed Meal. Blood.
! .<. "BEST. CROP IN TEN YEARS.:" e Phosphate and Sulphate of Potash.

.' P Lawteyune : "ibis is sore Dick ting and lasting fertilizer The nitrogen -
Fisher Powers:. mp' !O_ .ac :
... I used"Wilson*;Tbomer'a' Strawberry Special Fertilizer oft my strawberry crop, Commgfontthreetdifferentingredientsisespecially:
,> :.a. about I,2001bs.to the acre and from two acres shipped 150 bushels. 1 bad the best-ber- : valuablef. all IHree s6urce-St are best adapted to making -
...'-, riea the best pUnts the best yie'ldof tea years. My pear trees on the same land'are ?
makingabiggrowti. |i- ':?*Slgned.) SIMMessrs. HOGAN.k: quick growth. The potasUffirpn. ul.phatejf'. otashr
Write for our Special Strawberry" Circular, "Eow to. :Grow' only r' .r: '

Berries For Profit. w r- ;. : Try it alongside of the more expensive brands arid be convnced.Weaho .
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; have a large supply of the Celebrated,!!:: J. Baker JBro/s.Complete Vegetable and Orange Tree Manures. Also a,Complete

; Stock of all Agricultural Chemicals, Fine roimdr.TobaccojSterns[ s9.. S. Meal, Blood and Bone, Fine Ground Bone, Potash,Etc.

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"' Ttt.t1Bke11 kept wet for two or three days., Remove like trash, are hardly worth the attention by the use l7 w\jjeelt\; ,,c iferandby|
the moss as soon as the first of laboring people, especially in putting: on above the moldboard a

: signs of germination appear, but keep these hard times, and even peas, ac steel wing about three inches wide
1- THE FALL GARDEN up. a light sprinkling. Boston Market cording to our experience. seldom pay and reaching out about two inches
S .. % and Golden Self blanching are for the outlay. But fresh, crisp'cabbage beyond the end of the mold board on

'\ Preparing, Planting and Cultivating recommended varieties. onions, potatoes, string beans, the right, or, better still, with a sulky
r ;. : Onions-Sow only the seed-of the cauliflower, pumpkins, parsnips and plow of the CaSsidy or some similar
.A Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: Bermuda, white or red. The genuinecan perhaps some others can be grown in pattern.
;'i}: A list of when and what seeds to seldom be obtained before Octoberi. the fall and the edge of winter' if not After more than forty years' expe
plant here in Florida would be quite Meantime let the land be plowed, all through, and are well worth the rience as a farmer and' gardener the
interesting and timely now. We harrowed and rolled into a perfect con cost. A well managed "boiled din writer attaches so much importance to

should think something more complete dition, smooth, free from-sticks and ner" of cabbage and potatoes with a that thorough plowing of a sod whichcan

.', 'f than the Ruralist had perhaps about a I straw, and plow in with a hand plowa square .of "clear side" to give the be done only with a two-horse
:' year ago. J. C. GEITZ. liberal strewing of some special whole a" salty relish and backing, is plow that he would say, if you cannot

...k_ Apopka, Fla.VARIETIES. onion or potato fertilizer or a fine'compost very satisfactory along in October and afford to keep two horses, hire one
_, directly under where the row of November. An old fashioned Irish ; from your neighbor for the few. hours
Beans-may be planted in South onions is to be.PeasBliss'. stew of potatoes, onions and slices of that may be necessary. -
Florida with a fair prospect of a crop, Ever-bearing is advisable pork, or, with the addition of red pep HARROWING. "

especially in protected places. The fo: fall planting; also Hastings' pers, a' Spanish stew (called "slum- A crabgrass sod plowed ,with one
; New,Union White Valentine is a very Home Delight, which is said to be the gullion" by Western miners) done horse, haggled and botched, is one
quick grower,being fit to pick in forty hardiest against frost.. The McNeilpea down dry, is both substantial1 and ap of the most exasperating things on the
days from germination. The Early is very prolific and a great favoritein petizing. In fact, there is hardly any farm to attempt to handle. Plowed
:., Mohawk will stand more frost than North Florida; it i is not sold much end to the savory combinations or
properly with two horses ten inches
any other variety. until November. Plant peas four to plain dishes which the skillful house !
deep, furrow slice lapped down
be six inches and hill well wife from the of every
Kale-ought to more extensively deep up wfyen can prepare products
tight on the one below it is thoroughly
planted than it is.for home use. It is growing. The first sowings may be the garden. satisfactory to plant, and cultivate.
decidedly more tender (to eat) than made now. PLOWING.
First the fends
over lengthwiseonly
cabbage, and yet hardier-against cold.It Potatoes-Plant only homegrownseed I No good garden can be made on with the disk harrow, and cut
is said that of cold above of last First land hence there is
no degree spring's crop. expose new ordinarily
the sod so completely that it will settle
will affect it render it it sunshine undera to be done but to break apiece
zero except to to a partial as nothing up and fill air hole. Then hitchto
'more crisp and tender. Plant any tree, until the tubers turn green and of cowpea or crab grass sod; and the plank up every-drag, which is made by
time in rich soil. Green Curled Scotch the sprouts start Then it can be told this cannot be doqe satisfactorily with laying plank six feet long, three inches
is a good kind. Set the plants a foot what potatoes will grow and no time anything less than a two-horse team thick and ten inches wide, lappingone
wider than cabbage. See full account will be lost in planting infertile tubers. and a plow to correspond. Very few on the other weatherboard fashion
next week. Use whole small potatoes for seed- growers would care to hitch up a two- and them
I spiking to'a cross piece
Cabbage-Begin sowing seed in Early Ohio or First Laurel. horse team siraply'to plow for a garden :- at each end. Get on it and ride,
moderately rich, mellow beds about Sweet PotatoeS-Pieces of vines and the best plan is to make the standing this will give it weight, and
September 20, and continue to sow.at may now.be planted in the usual'way, garden a part of the field culture, in each plank will push in front x>f it a

,intervals of a week until December, in_ ridges. for. the stand-over... crop. long lands, with the garden occupyingthe little loose earth, filling up every crevice -
t'thus securing an abundance of plants Cover the ridges With a light mulchbefore _ends closest to the house. This even the horse tracks, and leave
for renewal in case of a frost. Has frosts begin to falL will prevent unnecessary turning witha the earth as smooth as a plasteredwall.
.' tings recommends the Centennial Flat Turnips The White Egg is our favorite heavy team, and when the cultivation .
,Dutch as the hardiest against cold. not large but of a very fine of the'crop comes on, when a one-
Cauliflower-Is too tender to be flavor. Use new land, if possible, or horse plow will probably be employed, It may test the reader's credulity
risked in North Florida, but may be give a liberal dressing with ashes or ,the turning can be done on a strip left somewhat when we say that ,we have
f planted further south. This is the sulphate of potash. Sow only a small! ;unplanted for this purpose. It is prepared land this way smooth enoughto

patrician of the cabbage tribe, as much bed nowmore later,as they are strongwhen I taken for granted that the garden will receive onion seed without any
-' superior to cabbage as pompano is to : grown in hot weather Protect require finer and more frequent work- hand-work; and there are few thin'gsthat

catfish. Culture as for cabbage, only the young plants with tobacco dust! ing than the.field crops. And, of require finer preparatory .work
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_......m..W.*9V.*. .----.... ...---...... some that the gizzard removes the anywhere, This has been fully BC 0"

Edited by 8.8.D LAK07, Apopk, Flft objectionable features of such feed is demonstrated in these latter years by MIND I ,

N correct, but our experience teaches us the Southern raised birds at our exhibitions MORALS.

3 Boeezlnff and Swelled Head. the flavor, color and quality of eggs and often judges have been FREE"-TUITIO.The .

Both these are symptoms of roup, are affected by feed. This being the surprised at the superior productions

bur not roup in themselves. Sneezingmore case it does not seem reasonable that aid have. over :andover again commented .

properly belongs'#>distemper, or' all impurities are removed from food through the poultry press upon '

a cold in the head,and in itself is onlya by being passed through a hen's giz this subject. : Florida

slight ailment, and common among zard.Experience '- Broiler raising is sure to become a '
young chickens when, exposed to sudden also teaches that fowlshave great industry: Prices are somewhat Agricultural ,

changes of the atmosphere. In sickened and died when no cause lower here than in Northern markets, ; ... = ;

quite young chicks the trouble is best but improper food"could( be found. It but they are advancing year by. year.A College .;. ,

treated by putting four drops of tincture is safer not to take chances anyway, few years ago $3.00 per dozen was Is[ supported byygrants from the National w
of aconite in a half pint of drink; JtdjiLJs much pleasanter say thelfastto : as much as could be obtained. Recently Government. All tuition free to all students
i the homeopathic ac? t and occasion ,: from Florida. Open to males and females.
A ing water. Use eat eggs poultry not pro. we had to try the markets Women board with families in town. Men
omte. For older chickens,tie a pieceof duce'd from offal, carrion or rotten with a friend of ours interested in the board at College Mess Hall for 11000 per
'. I asafoetida in' of muslin.and Field.and Farm. broiler busidess far from At month. A most healthy location. College
a piece grain!; .- not very surgeon attends aU students free of charge.
fatten it in the drinking fountain. or .'. --.a.--- lanta. The prices we were quoted Military discipline under a graduate of Welt
fr in the South. Point. Four courses of instruction. ri
7: vesseL User a piece about the size,of Poultry ranged from $4.90 to $6.00 per doz cultural, Mechanical Latin Scientific and
: The Southern Fancier is constantly Women's. Superior equipment in Labora..
With the smaller cost of
", en. produc. tories Gives degrees of B.S.and A..B. Bus-
Swelled head very often comes froma receiving letters, from parties in the tion these prices compare favorablywith iness Course giving free instruction in Pen
North and West asking about the advantages manship.Book Keeping,Business Law, Short
draft at night while'the birds are some of the Northern markets. Hand, Type Writing and Telegraphy. Fall
roosting, such as a crack in the wall. and disadvantages poultry Every branch of the poultry businesscan Term opens Monday Oct.Bth, 1896. For cata
logues giving full information address t"v;
It also accompanies roup when.in treating raising in the South. The cold cli .. be made to pay in the South if .. 0. CLUTE, President,
i the disease, the face and head is mate, short seasons, and extra expense properly and systematically managed Lake City, -.,

not daily washed with: warm water and and labor connected with'poultry raising and in the future we look for a great -

castile soap suds, so as to remove the in northern latitudes cause many. development in._ this industry, com MASTER'S SALE
matter. When neglected the virus l>f poultrymen and those who contemplate mensurate with the glorious progressthe Notice is hereby given that under and br virtue
in of a final decree or Ate made and entered by the
the business to turn
the matter poisons the face, causing starting South is making in every line of Honorable M. Call Judge of the Fourth Judicial .
southward. It is plain from the ques- material Southern Circuit of Florida, in and for Duval
lumps. development. County, in Chancery,sitting on the first day of
tions asked that knowledge
Bathe the head and face with strong only- a meagre Fancier. Tune, A. D. 1896!! ,in a certain cause therein pend-
is possessed of the many advantages H-4 ing wherein C. B. is complainant and
castile soap suds. After wiping dry Thomas L. Allen, Ida Allen and
Jane E. Porter
bathe with a lotion made of one part afforded in the South for the The Curse of the Pigeon.If are defendants I shall offer for sale and sell to
conduct of this business. wishes and the highest bidder for cash, at public ou'cry. in
a man to keep pigeons
spirits! of turpentine to six parts of glycerine front of the Court House door of said Duval
and well rubbed the head It is true that the poultry businessis confines them in wire-covered yards County, in the .city of Jacksonville therein, on

and face., Also take a tablesponful upon of in its infancy in this section of our they will pay,but to have a lot of pigeons the the 7th first day Monday of said in month September and,a the legal same sales being day
but it is because the advantages the between the legal hours of sale the described
each of country, only flying over whole neighborhood property
clean l lard,half a tablespoonful in said final decree as follows:
ginger and mustard.' are unknown. Bro. Purvis, is a curse to every farmer and Lot one(i) in Block thirty-two ((32)). Riverside,
cayenne pepper visited this section in the city of Jacksonville Duval County,Florida.
who has
recently poultryman as they not only eat food
nd then flour
Mix well together, add August 6th, 1896. STEPHEN Br FOSTER .
till the whole has the consistency of says the man who goes South and en that other. persons than the owner of Special Master.

dough. Roll into slug\ about the sizeo ters the poultry business will die rich the pigeons must pay for, but they WALKER Solicitors&for STRIPLDJO Complainants
and in spite of himself. He further states bring and carry disease from one flockto
;the top joint of the little finger,
one down the bird's throat. Repeat that we do not "toot our own horn" another, says an exchange. Chol--

the dose in twelve or twenty-four enough.. We admit that our modesty era, roup and lice are spread _by pigeons. NOTICE OF INCORPORATION.

hours, as the case may require.Pouf.try has caused a dereliction of duty in thismatter Every community should rebel l f' .. ..
and we hope to make amendsin against the man who turns a flock of Notice is hereby given that the under signed

Monthly. i the future. pigeons loose to fly where they desire. .by will law, upon for the advertising expiration the of notice the time and prescribed charter

Variety Feeding, There is no place on earth more Owls, hawks and minks are blessings apply to the Governor of the State of Florida for

.One advantage the poultrykeeperhas i suitably adapted to poultry culture compared with pigeons where poultry letters accordance patent with for the the Charter Johnson as Law published Compin below:yIn, .

over the keeper of animals for profitis than this southland of our Union. As is kept.-Farmers' Review. I CHAS. A. TREMERB.
fowls are omnivorous-eat every.. we said before, where there is so much M.HIt T.C. S.B.HAUUATT IJVXMGSTON.,

thing excelling swine in this. This waste land, unoccupied land, as thereis is a good plan to select eggs for A. F. PERRY.F .
fact should teach every one that a con- all over the South, it is easy to see sitting from the best hens and save I Jacksonville, Fla.,Aug. 24,1896 )Jt
stant feeding$ of one grain or vegetableor that this is the place to raise poultry the chicks for: next year's breeding

one substance*will not produce the with really no cost at all, and it is stock. the undersigned associate _
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best results. Yet there are scores and what would be called "cheap" land up If there are pullets cockerels in together for the purpose of forming a corporation ..
in some of the broods that much under the laws of the State of Florida, ".
and abounds
hundreds of farmers who throw out North East, for it grow as prescribed under Sec 2123 of Revised Stautes.
corn; and corn alone,:to their fowls grass, and insects, and stuff to feedon faster than the rest, mark them to be to be known as "The Johnson taw Company

from December to April and then de- ; but.the cost i is as little as the barren saved, not to be' sold. This method the with purpose place of of business buying at selling Jacksonville renting, Fla.or,exchanging for-

clare that "hens eat their heads off sandy lands along the New Jer- will build up the stamina of your repairing electric electrical machinery, mechanical and other and other supplies In,

every winter." This omnivorous quality sey coast. If our friends up Noah flock. strnments and machines, wiring building for
of fowls gives the poultrykeeperthe see the wisdom and profit of raising It will require seven pounds of skim doing electric a general lights, bells merchandise etc., and business.for the purpose of

opportunity of making up a ration poultry on suchhard land, why can't med milk to equal one pound of lean The capital stock of the Company shall be
Three Thousand Dollars, divided into Thinlyshares
of foods at his command that will pro, the South see the profit on such land beef for flesh-forming purposes. of One Hundred Dollars each,ten per
duce the result sought. as we have in abundance would be Eggs, intended for hatching shouldnot cent of which shall be paid into the treasury upon
the organization of the Company, and the ball
The far-back parents of our domestic (four-fold, if we would take the same be..kept over four weeks. They ance as the Directors may determine. .

'fowls mixed_their meat and vegetables trouble and expend the same energy. must be turned every day or two. commence The corporate on the'date existence of the of the filinzof Company te Articles shall

as gathered on the range; the successful Poultry can be raised.. cheaper in the of Incorporation with the Secretary of State and
the Clerk of the Circuit Court and terminate
poultry keeper of today must South than anywhere else in this coun F. N. Price whose home is on the ninety-nine years thereafter.The .
his fowls reach the The natural banks of Lake Rowena between Orlando business of the Company shall be conducted
mix them for to try. advantages are by a Board of Directors consisting of five
end sought at the least cost. super-abundant. We are just waking I and Winter Park, is utilizingthe members to be elected of each year at the regular
Variety is the "spice" in a fowl's up to the fact that cotton goods can water hyacinths. He takes from annual ever that meeting the following stockholders named incorporators provided now,to.*

food. selecting and mixing the "va be manufactured cheaper in the South the lake three loads of water hyacinths wit: Chas. A. Tremere, C. 8. Hammatt.T. B.
Livingston P. Perry and JL Bishop, shall '
riety" we are governed more by our ,than anywhere in the world, and that per day for his poultry. The constitute the Board of Directors until the first

surroundings than choice. The farmer iron ore can be worked cheaper than birds eat with avidity the leaves and annual The highest meeting.amount iedebtebness or liability -

of the West will continue to use all the any where in this country. So, too, stalks of the plant. When the plantsare to which the Company shall at any time sub
corn be can consistency with a good it will be patent to everybody in a taken from the water thousandsof ject lars.itself shall not exceed Two Thousand Pol

radon, while the New Englander near short while that the poultry businesscan little catfish, crawfish, and small August Witness A.our D. 18g6.bands and seals this 24th day of

the seaboard will feed all the fish con- be macie to pay better here than shellfish are attached to the fibrous CHAS. A.TREMERE, (Seal)

.sistent with good results. either North or East, where it is sucha roots. These fish are greedily devoured C.. S.B.HAMUATT LTVIKGSTOS, (
Whatever the ration,wholesomenessmust tremendous business.We and they furnish all of the A. F,PERRY, (Sean

be kept in mind. Moldy corn, are often asked if this breed or animal food that the fowls require.- aU of Jacksonville,F.Duval L. BISHOP County,,Florida(Seal) '

rotten potatoes and putrid flesh are not that breed can be raised here. With Orlando letter in Florida Citizen Jacksonville, Fla.Aug 34th, 1896.
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lews. Our. Rural'Home..

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'. The unpsaaiiy large 'crop, of long Her Name.is Legion. Talking
staple cotton growing now will add r
She said she hadn't time to keep '"
very materially'the circulating medium house hygienically, nor to care for her -
in Lake,county next year. But. Bicycles
children as all the dictates of mod iJi i
little hired labor will be used i in mak-j ,
science demand that they shall .be .
,ing the crop and the,amount received '..
i cared for.: She said she hadn't timeto .- _
for it will beV nearly all gain. Nearly -
air.the house in the mornings,, to .
needed for home
'everything: change the air in the living rooms 4 -
is also made, SEE THAT CURVE
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consumption several times during the day, and to .. .
Leesburg Commercial, with fresh
flood the bedrooms again
: tobacco is about > .. ,- .
county's her <
air just before retiring. It put ..... .
all housed and within the next' few work back for the entire day to take !
= weeks it will be ready for the market.. .
all the bed clothing apart piece by ...
The,crop is a large one, the amount piece, and let the beds lie unmade by -
produced being near a million pounds, open windows in the sweet, purifying
and the quality ranks with the best breezes for two or three hours. Let 'IT'S :QUALITY'THAT.MAIDS THEM :TO .. .
ever produced in the county.. The the scientists prate of the germs that p. .
demand for the weed is great and imprisoned in foul air if they.want <: TALK FOR THEMSELVES V '
growing, in many instances the crop to. She, for one, was willing to take c' V .. 'C'"
being,bought up while still hanging the risk in preference to going to so 'IT'STHE: SCIENCE SHOWN THAT;. ..
iri the barns. This state,of affairs was much bother. .- : .-.

never experienced here but once before She said that to wash matting on, x AIDS THE QUALITY. -
and the indications now point to bedroom floors. once; a week with saltwater .,
a realization of the prices of that year was; nonsense, and, moreover, ;
.; when the tobacco sold readilyat ,
1891, that it because the -
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35 40 matting would wear put sooner thanif '. ..
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it were left dry and dusty. She
selling for $1000, and with such sales; was economical
an person.
continued, the outlook for a prosperous She said dusting the walls was unheard (19 lbs.--K: e atirigs.-19 .lbs.

business season seems unprece- of in her mother's day, and she
dented.-Quincy New Era. ,guessed her mother knew more about

We very much enjoyed a recent visitto i it than the upstart "new women" of .
the Modelo Park pineries of the this day and age. She said she didn't

Orlando Grape and Fruit Company, believe in airing the kitchen in winter, .
which are about two' miles northwestof nor, indeed, any of the house,because 'ua days ahead of them: ut,, .' < ,
town., Mr. C. VanHouten, the giving hostage to blast! necessitatedextra "
manager,and one of the company, has consumption of coal. Art Catalogue, 4 cents in Stamps.
ctiarge: of the property and kindly She didn't believe in bathing her '
showed us over his big pineapple shed children every day-it was a waste of
where he has about 35,000 growing time and 'effort-and she thought it KEATING WHEEL CO..HOLYOKE, MASS.

plants, most of them fruiting. He, probably wearied them unnecssarily.Once I
keeps over: one hundred head of cattle, a week was often enough to
which run on the adjoining range and change underclothing; it was folly to
are fenced every night in the pinery think of changing it two or three ishing day need not come oftener\ than save a great amount of strength. Try
sHed by means of movable fencing. times, and a ridiculous proceeding ,to five or six weeks if one is careful dur- it, sisters. ELIZABETH.Warm .
By this means excellent fertilizing is have it made so simple that its laundering ing the interval, and there need be no .f. J
procured which is thoroughly mixed wasn't a serious matter. For tarnished silver about either. My
with the soil and combined with other her part she believed in the refine- method is so simple and easy that I FeetYou
..materials. Besides the pinert which ments of life. Her mother had alwayssat want all the Rural Home sisters to will never be in good health
offers a splendid prospect for good financial at the sewing machine and stitched know about it. and never do your best work if your
results, there is a large orchard tucks and embroideries into the undergarments -i It is really a preventive, as it keepsthe feet are constantly cold. Grave dis
1 of peach trees with other farm prod by the hour that her girls discolorations from appearing, so eases of the throat ,and lungs are
uce. The :Modelo Park fruit farm is might be dressed like ladies at home that I never polish my silver oftener caused by cold feet alone, and these
well worth a visit.-Orlando Star.I and abroad. She fancied her mother than once in eight weeks, and it looks .roubles are always aggravated by a
have received a letter from a fruit- knew something about the science of nice and bright, although I would ad- frigid condition of the lower extrem-
grower in this county relating his experience living. The new domestic theorieswere vise one who burns soft coal or woodto ities. If proper footwear does not
which ,deserves the largest an impertinence. She believedin have the regular silver cleaning day give relief, consult a physician, for the
publicity, He writes in substance cleaning the house once a year. once in five or six weeks, as I said before chances are the system is "run down,"
that to protect 'this premises from the The weakly upheavals of to-day made but we use coal for fuel so no and radical measures are necessary.In .
depredation of hogs he constructed a I her groan. She wondered in whose smoke penetrates the house; _nine cases out of ten, however, the
wire fence round his place at an expense mad brain that scheme originated.She Twice a week,after the dinner dishesare foot covering is to blatne, either because
of $350.06, and considers it a believed in allowing children to washed, I take every silver pieceto of its shape or its material. Savein
lawful fence. At the time of its con- eat just what their elders ate, and at the kitchen, then shave one-eighth warm weather and for low-cut shoes,
struction there were'no hogs runningat the same hour, as any other plan .of a' cake of Ivory soap into my dishpan leather, as ordinarily prepared, has
large in his neighborhood;; but a made too much trouble and fuss If and pour boiling water over it, serious objections. It lacks two prime
few days ago a hog raiser:that lives on her children were ill or frail, it was stirring until it dissolves and makes a qualities-porosity and capacity for
the opposite fide of the river from because they were destined to be so. strong, foamy suds. absorption-being in!_ this respect too
this man and has an unlimited range Anything in the way of care she Next I add sufficient cold water to much like rubber. No foot can remain
for his stock,. came to this place and looked on as coddling. People wor- just bear my hands into it and pro- either comfortable or healthy it kept ina
notified him that he had brought overa ried too much over trifles. ceed to wash the silver, using a soft perpetual bath of its own emanations -
stock of hogs and turned them loose Do you know her? Hers name is I wash cloth and an old worn bristle and excretions. Leather, especially
near his place, and if he molested legion.-Catherine Gray, in Jenness brush for the filigree. I wash but one that of the more porous varieties,
them, even if they got into his enclos Miller Monthly. piece at a time, or half a dozen spoons may be tolerated for the outside, but
ure, he would kill him I This fruit- and forks, then wipe them while they i for cold weather it should always be
has been here about two years, Oare of Silverware. are hot, without rinsing in clear water. lined with woolen cloth, or, better,
is grower a new comer and says he has made For Our Rural Home. This, with the aid of soft towels, gives; with wool.felt. In fact, for all cold
his will and notified the sheriff of this The day for polishing the silver is a fine polish, equal to any producedby climates, and for winter wear in all
county ,as to the above facts so that regarded with almost as much dread as chamois and patent pastes. 01 climates where there is any winter, a
his>JBurder can be traced in case of "blue" Monday, especially where the course it will not remove stains, onlya foot gear made from all-wool felt ap
his assassination.Palatka Times- family supply includes a whole.service. little polish will do that, but if one proaches theY ideaL ,According to
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A Minister's Wife.
M) Jrritating cause far removed from the No mother need have undue anxiety -

> seat of the.trouble. Just how this is for the success of a son who steps z
always be out into the business world The Frank Statement of the Pastor -
' cannot clearly explained, so longas of Bethel Church, '
butthat such, connection: does sometimes he bears in mind a few essential

exist is beyond dispute. In the points: He must be honest above all From the Advertiser Elmira, New York.

mattes under.discussion i if the nervesof things, and allow nothing to convincehim Da. WU.T.TA.ys-Dear Sir My wife has
the whole :irritated that there is been a sufferer from rheumatism or
body are J>y a a compromise between
more 1ban three suffering at times ICE
tight shoe, or the extreme coldness of honesty and dishonesty. He with terrible pains in her limbs, and oth-

the extremities makes extra demand must be an out-and-out believer jn the er times with a severe "crick" in her.

upon the blood supply, there is neither homely but forcible saying that a man back which causes her great agony, She

nerve force nor blood enough left for cannot drink whiskey abd be in busi spent much for physicians and medicine,

other functions.V oca1is ness. He must decide between Being but secured only temporary relief; final-
ly she concluded to try Pink Pills. She Shortest Quietest Most Attractive
". This will be pertinent next winter, if a society and'a business man;; he has taken eight boxes and I can say from ;

not,in the heated term. cannot be both. He must make his life the first one she has improved until now '.OUTE "

.t .- ,, Outside the' office the same as in it, she is almost entirely free from pain, and BETWEEN
and'not be with the has grown much stronger and feels confident -
,Hard-wood Floors for Halle.Since l idea that his employer has no lhat, by the blessing of God, they TIm
effect a permanent cure. We take
utility .is the, foundation oftrue business: to question his movements great pleasure in recommending them to Florida Central and Peninsular
beauty, the floor of a vestibule or otitside'of; office hours. An employerhas our friends. .

entrance hall should be hardwood or every right to expect his employesto (Signed) REV. J. H. BUCKNEE, NEW, THROUGH ROUTES.

tiling,and of the main hall ,hardwoodor ; be respectable at all times, in the Pastor Bethel A. M. E. Church, Elmira, New York to Jacksonville by
From botha office of it. New York. New Florida Pennsylvania B. R. to-Washington -
parquetry. or out and Southern Hallway toColumbia
practical and artistic point( view .-..... Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain, in a NorthernAir } Florida Central &;
condensed form all the elements Line. Peninsula to all principal
THE blanks of of necessary
hard wood floors are more desirable inquiry one our : points in Florida.
to give new life and richness to the
than all-over carpets, and little,if any, leading credit agencies starts out with blood and restore shattered nerves. Theyare ,. Cincinnati to Harriman Crescent JunoCincinnati : -,
more expensive. They are not injured this query: "What do you know of the an unfailing specific for such diseasesas HarrimanJunction to Ashe-

by contact with muddy boots or wet moral standing and financial responsi- locomotor ataxia; partial paralysis, St. Asheville 1& I villeand ern Railway Columbia, and by Florida South

umbrellas, are easily cleaned,and, with bility of John Brown, a lumber dealerin Vitus' dance, sciatica, neuralgia rheumatism Jacksonville Central&Pensnsular-Columbia
nervous headache, the alter effect J to Jacksonville.Cincinnati .
one Or handsome laid city? etc. Will the reader
more over your
of la grippe, palpitation of the heart, to Jacksonville by
the center, are almost certain to im kindly note that the question of the pale and sallow complexions, all,forms of Cincinnati, Queen k Crescent to Chattanooga. -

part'that' air of pleasing formality a moral standing of the applicant tor weakness, either in male or female. and Florida}ette,Florida. Cent&to Peninsular Ever-

hall,,-Katherine Johnson in August credit takes precedence Over that of( Pink.Pills are sold by all dealers, or will Limited. to all importantFloridapoints.

Ladies Home Companion financial responsibility in the order of be sent postpaid on receipt pi price, 50
and cents a box, or six boxes for $2.00 (theyare Kansas City Kansas City Fort Scott &;
of the whether Memphis B.B.to Kansas ,
arrangement query
sffl never sold in bulk or by the 100,) by and to Birmingham,Southern B'y
$100 Reward, $100. designedly so or not, it is not right and addressing Dr. Williams' Medicine Com- Jaekno'vllleThro' Line to Everette, Fla. Central &
proper? In approaching the questionof pany, Schenectady, N. Y. Peninsular to all Fla. points.
The readerscf will be pleasedto firm's worth credit risk Louis to Jacksonville by
paper a as we are Short Line to Du Quoin,
)learn that.there is at least one dreaded inclined, first of all,to mass the assests Holly Sp'gs 18t. Central to Holly Bp'gs,
disease that science bas been able to cure THE warm weather-of course, it is lloute. City, Memphis & Birmingham
in all its stages and that is Catarrh. and liabilities in separate groups, com warm but then it is always warm J to Birmingham,Sou.
to Everette and F. C,&P.
the former with the latter and if
Hall's Catarrh Cure is the only pare ,
positive about this time of the We noticeit
year. Sioux City&.Chicago to Jacksonville
cure now known to the medical fraternity. there is,a material excess of the assets now and fume about it but and Ill. Cent. to Holly
., Catarrh being a constitutional disease over liabilities the moral'char cter of you Holly Route.Sp'ga}Sp'gs K.,C. M. &B. to Birming&am -
constitutional treatment. I both remember when we never Sou. U'v to Erer
requires a the seeker of credit is looked upon as ette and the F.C. &P.
the heat sniffled the
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, grumbled at or at
irrevelant. In most cases this will be Louls'ille &Nashllle to Eire
acting directly upon the> blood and mucus cold. When the snow was on the New Orleans Junction. F. C.{& P. only
surfaces of the ,system, thereby destroying regarded as sound reasoning. On the ground we hunted the festive rabbit To }route with through sleepersJackso'ville

the foundation of the disease, other hand, the moral standing of the and wore the soles of our brass-toed Jacksonville.The between New. Orleans and

and giving the patient strength by building debtor is too frequently overlooked, boots out on the ice-covered barnyard F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track in
up the constitution and assisting nature for where the slightest question existsas Florida running through the
in doing its work. The proprietors pond, and when the dog days came we Tobacco Region*,
to his financial standing it is of vast 8toek Farming and Dairy ReeUfnl,
have so much faith in its curative powers, Found delight in the old swimminghole Peach and Strawberry Land,
that they offer One Hundred Dollars for importance that we have a fair knowl-
down behind the blue grass pas- Orange,Banana and Pineapple CountrytPhosphate
any case that it fails to cure. Send for edge of the character of the debtor, his Belt. %
ture. That was when we were .
JIat th* Silver Spring and
list of Testimonials. life in and of business his '
daily out The noblest work of God is not man Other'fine Scenery, v

Address, F. J. CHENEY& CO., habits and the ratio of average expenses or woman, but after girls it is boys. The Great Beaches Hunting the Noted Country.fit/king/ Orowmft.l>

Toledo 0.BTSbld to average income. If the See the with Has the best lands for tillage, greatest Tan*
one-gallused youngster,
,and above all
ety of soils in the State f
stand the losses
by all Druggists, 75c. debtor would flowing his unbleached shirt and hickory pants, Runs over the Central Ridgeland

from his folly and extravagance,cause as, he dances in bare, feet through the Where It Is High and--Healthy/
for complaint would be lessened, but horse lot and makes for lark Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers
Who'says the orange business is a this class of debtors invariably employ away a the best freight facilities for'any produce to
in the field. Who ever heard him the Northern markets.
failure? It don't look much like it to known for the best of Florida sent
twist and turn to the law Send also map (
every of weather Heat
the hot ?
complain towns its route.
seethe fine trees that Free) and note the on
young orange to avo payment of every dollar pos AO.HAODONELLG.P.4.J
nor cold does not disturb him. He
from Beach .and .
are being shipped sible. Jacksonville,E1&
Arnold's nurseries, selling for $1.00 a .. is a philosopher,this two-headed chap, -

piece. This is a remarkably fine nursery WHAT the merchants- need for hard and he makes the, most of whatsoever The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R,

about times several large doses of condition he finds. If the mercury
of trees, containing good, Offers to ShippersThe
and in fine condition "faith and while the dances a can-can, he hies himself
33,000 trees, are cure; cure Shortest and Quickest Route
' having been thoroughy worked, fertil- mayor may not amount to much in away to the cool shade or chases but. BETWEEN

ized, and irrigated all the year,and now the healing of diseased humanity, it terflies in the meadow. If( the winds, FLORIDA AND ALL, POINTS IN
laden with ice, pipe a dirge across the
All of will of the ills incident
are putting out new groves. cure many to THE EAST AND WEST.
bleak hill and beat a tattoo on the
the old groves are looking splendid. business which are too often imaginary. I With Improved Ventilated Cars this company -
They have been budded and tho- Have faith in your town and : frost covered pane, he takes himself is better equipped than ever ever toandle
'to the old fireplace in the big kitchen the Orange and Vegetable Cropland
j roughly cultivated and now have a your neighbors and cease to be a pes- insure close connections and prompt despatchto .
and there parches corn while Aunt all Eastern and Western Markets.
fruit instead of
simist and fu
fine growth on; some have on ; predicting
to destination with.
Through oars
Sally sees no good in the weather further
will have ills and trouble look the
them and next'year we a ture at out change or delay.
fair of oranges again. Insteadof bright side of life and will be surprisedat than that it jould be a great day Perishable freight followed by wire and
crop for hog killing and "rendering" lard.- shippers advised time passing various junction
being discouraged the owners areanticipating the result. If people think you are and arrival at destination.
great things for the future: prosperous they will do all they canto Jacksonville Journal of Commerce.Mr. claims for overcharges and loss promptly -

and several new groves are to be :put make you more so; and if they See adjusted.that your goods are marked'

r out soon.-Malabar item in TitusvilleStar. think you are going down hill they E. H. Mote has planted a 25- via F. C. & P. $. B.

will take delight in giving you an extra acre orange grove at Orange Bend and For Information call on or address the undersigned -

i i Shove. It. is simply human nature will probably increase the acreage to C. E. TAYLOR: Tray.A'gt.Ocala,Fla.

Pears are selling in the surrounding and we all had our experience. A 100 acres. Mr. Mote's faith in the W..M.B.HOLDEN TUCKER,Trar.Gen.A'A,It.%Orlando LeeabW'l'.t.Fla, Fla.G. .

country at 15 to. .30 cents a- bushel cheerful. face and a good nature is a orange business is strong, as demon W.B. FULLBB Trar.A'r.'t,Tampa_ Fla.
in business and well strated by his recent investments and I Or N.S.FZN1rNGTOJacksonville nj er,
help sense
This is as cheap as sweet, potatoes.- great a. ,$!a.
Tangerine.item in, Orlando-Reporter. worthy cultivation. work.-Leesburg Commercial. W ,H. FLEASANTS' General Freight Aft

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place"-with you are_ more satisfactorythan We jdo, not need, fortunately, to strip Is Silver Conducive to Prosperity ;

::4a pit- Grower any of: the others Your paper the whole face of,the land of its aboriginal Following is the silver letter mentioned

must circulate from. 'Canada to Honduras forest, and It is better to pre in our issue of last Week. It was written ; ..l
."-'. A,Weekly: Newspaper' published' *at .16. Main from ,orders. serve a liberal share of it to protect by Mr. Geo. D, Boulton, of the First Na-
,a eeof4eCkionlle,F1ri. judging my tional Bank of Chicago, to an intimate
-,. ,. J, K.: GlRARDEAU.! the groves and truck plats from chilling friend, Mr. C. Morgan, Postmaster

-- '.'- '" Mbnticello, Fla.I winds; and ten acres of well-kept Berrie, N.D., in response to an inquiry
VBSlfS 07: 8UBS BIPTIONI before orchard may ,justify the retention for some enlightenment on the subject:
1 O.. Year'... ...,........... ., an..t' .oo intended to stop the journal in stock I
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IMot JiIotItIIII. ;.......-.t..M.:... 1.00 ,tbe beginning of this term but I do ninety acres trees as a range .One of the most urgent motive of the ,
*' !...,. ..:.;-.hn! ... :3.00 not feel the degree of provocation and wood lot. The face' of the landis silver party is that they want cheap

.;r8ub i ri.puns.tt all'cages.cash in towards as I do some other Florida mostly flat and the grading and money. By that. I suppose they mean
allowed one's of under the money they can borrow cheaply or earn '
.adV&DO .r'lC'o discount on bridging roadways, even
own aabeenp&m(exCept a club),but. to papers. You have always impressedme cheaply. Now the cheapest money in.
best not greatly impressthe
in the world is in the ,
ail agent* a liberal cash commission will as trying to be honest your rep strongest sold conn- .
he.allowed:on all subscriptions'obtained. resentations; you do not suppress such beholder. try-viz,, England. The dearest money
bY hem. Write for terms.. I critics: and liar haters as our friend, What then have we left as a visible in the world is in the silver countries.For .
i and proof( of material example, money in London today is
guarantee pros-
", To every new"subscriber we will send? your correspondent, Mr. Campbell, ; visitors 21 per cent per annum while money in
$; of Whitner's' "Garden- and occasional other contributor.You perity for the"'benefit of our
postpaid copy an Mexico, China, Spain, India and in fact
tag In Florida.!* For two new sub seem to have good, sound.ideas and prospective investors, if wedonot; !alPsilver count/ie! of the world, com'

serfeers, at 2.00 each W.8 will send, of political economy and the courageto keep our buildings well painted and mands a loaning value of from 12 percent :

postpaid", a copy of 'Moore's "Orange ventilate them for the benefit of sightly? A well-kept, compact orange upwards. In the other gold countries '
Oal and does of Europe, while money is not so "
grove is a thing of beauty
your readers. In the field you occupy low in the varies from .
Bates of advertising on application. not fail to attract the old Floridian as' England, rate
your action is conspicuous and : ; 3 to 5 per cent. to the borrower
Remiatancesshould be made by check but it, Into the universal
influence valuable. I feel therefore merges green
your I may cite as a good example of the
postal note money'order- ,or registered of the landscape, lost in the woods,
that you should be sustained andI : two curfencies two States adjoining one
letter:to order of I
hope that succed furtherin and does not greatly impress a new. another in South America-one British
you may
,FARXEB JJTD BRUIT.: OBOWES.jj line of work and that comer who is used to vast stretches of Guiana, a gold country, with money at

Jacksonville Fla.COQ. your pros.perity cleared fields, :stacks of grain, cotton- 4 to 6 per cent. per annum; the other
follow Beet
may soon or you
Venezuela, with like soil and climatic
/ 1<' and all the good people of Florida. gins and cattle Houses should be conditions, a silver country, where interest

**: New York. E. H. large and roomy in this climate any. rules at 10 to 12 per cent..per annum.

.,p; ."' -l.0 how; and if they are kept painted with I I CTBCULATIOJr WOULD BE DECBKASED.
Gtovs AND Oaer LeConte Pear Or-1 hued dwel-
bright colors (the somber-
Florida Well Advertised. Should from basis
we depart a gold
..chards in Sod;California Mexican Oranges -
;Safety of Oraige CU1ture......... 563 In addition to the immense con. lings of dusty California are out: of Europe would undoubtedly send in all
place here),,with well tended gardensand the currency securities-that is.securities
Culture of Pecans, No. 2;Won By the Government _
........ .... ...... ...... ... ..".. 564 tract for advertising Middle Florida, shrubberY' to match, they form a that may be paid in anything but gold-
California's Orange Crop f Potash and Phosphoric given by the Clark Syndicate to cer. picture whose effect will not be lost to US, requiring an export of either goldor .
its equivalent in trade. If it takes
Acid Manuring:Some Fruits to be tain great Northern agricultural papers even the retina of the most
Let AloneTo; Kin Peach Borers.......... 565 we now have another scheme of of upon real-estate seekers. prosate gold it takes that much of our money
circulation. If jt tales merchandise it"
The November
Varieties,Wowing,Planting etc .. ..... 566PGBZ.TKY large proportions. We are confidential in the last ten takes that at a largely reduced value.
,number of "Looking Southward, a The would be that
there has been shrinkage
-Sneezing and Swelled Head; Va- years a great improvement consequence
riety la Feeding; Poultry in the South; monthly published in CincinnatiOhio, ; in Florida in this respect. Along in-money iq circulation would run into

The Curse of the Pigeon.................. 567 will be devoted entirely to Florida the main railroads of the peninsulathere very large figures,while we would not put

State News ................................... 568Ora and will consist, so it is advertised, out silver, or certificates sufficient to take
rural and villages
are towns their for months
places or
many many years,
RVKAZ. HOME-Her Name is Legion;
Care of Silverware;Warm Fed........4 568 of 500,000 copies, each copy con in which very few of the prom so that during the next three or four
'HardwoodPloonforIIallsMiecenaneoua.; 569KDITOXIAL taining not less than forty pages nearly inent buildings are not well paintedand years, instead of the circulation increasing -

What Our Patrons Say; Florida twice as large as those of THE FRUIT neatly kept There is a good as silverites hope, it would materially .

Well Advertised;A Campaign of Painting GROWER. Captain John H. Welsh, time coming 'soon when we look for decrease. After a lapse of time, no
doubt, by puttrng.their printing
;The Lesson of History Is Silver Condadre ofWelshton Fla. will presses
; personally superintend -
: Prosperity.......,. ... ...... 570 the collection of materialfor paint to flow freely again; but even in and mints to work, they could largely inflate

MirkeU.- ,..;.!................................"571 these hard times whitewash and vari I our currency with new issues.
Weather and,Crops ......... .r .......i.... 572 this issue, also the mailing of it. ous cheap but ,serviceable paints mightbe Currency depletion means low pricesfor

The Financial Question .... ............... 574 It is said that a copy will be placed in used to the great improvement of labor and everything else. Currency

Silver The Honest Money;Notes..;...... 576 the hands of every member. of the the views for the thousands of f newcomers at a fair rate per capita means prosperity.
Currency inflation means danger again.
i i < Grand of the'Republic in the
who will visit us this season. Going back into history: we find Europe
Weather in Jacksonville. United States. This is claimed not using largely silver and gold together.

Y Week Ending dug 24t 18g6 to be a scheme in the interest of any The Lesson of History. With the expansion of trade one country
.. of those "colonies," of which Florida Last week after another found by sad experiencetheir
quoted a
'.; we passage inability to keep the two values
BCO a has suffered the opprobrium of so from Alison's of on
t H be 2 IsiPossibly ,History Europe, a parity. England was the first to depart
DITi.Ang. I 0, a 1- 3 many without any fault of her own, comparing the effects of inflation and from this J custom, h Germany. ,

0 but_ for_ the____ benefit_ ____n_ of__ the_n_ State___._ as_ a_ contraction of the currency. This 'then France, Holland, Belgium, Italy,
,AUf. z.....".. 19 80 .83 72 94 95 15 71 .20 23 85 82 2.36.07 whole. week we quote further from Vol. II., Austria, and last of all, Chile. It was
,Aug 27.:...... 7' 76 93 71 22 82 .0 i from no prejudice on their part, but from
Aug. lS.;...... 76 77 91 72 18 81 .13 p. 405. the requirements of trade that this
A.g. 29.....,. 17 74 82 68 14 7S OS Campaign Fainting.. "No doubt* however, can remain course was taken.

Aug.30.. al;.....,........ 71/0 7J 77 82 86 64 64 18 22 73 1S &..oAugg .0Mean. Florida greatly needs a revival of that the suspension of cash payments We can only have one standard, be it

- the and increase the of gold silver, or else and the
........ art practice of painting. Under contributed essentially to anything ,
7S 76 89 69 JO 79 .2.6i of
experience the world has been that
: the peculiar conditions that available resources of Great Britainfor
.Tot&I niafillT the the best where the
gold was Again
,Trace in the rural regions of this State carrying on the war. An extension country is most sound on its

A.J, MITCSELL. Obsener. neat painted dwellings are one of thefew of the' circulating medium, question you will find the highest currency civili

,evidences of thrift which are especially if accompanied by a great zation. Where money is debased, or is

our esteemed West Florida available to the citizens. Broad, enclosed and increasing' present expenditure, other than the recognized standard of the

f correspondent's difficulty keepinghis fields of waving crops and never fails to have this effect. It is world, civilization is on a much lower
plane. We can find at the. timeno
money when he makes it arises stacks of grain and hay are lackingand when the subsequent stoppage or contraction silver country in the world present, I think I

from bad financial habits acquired will never be much of a featurein takes place that the perilous might say without exception, that is in

while he was handling the inflated our landscapes, whatever degree of nature of the experiment becomes a prosperous condition, whose govern

Confederate and, greenback currency prosperity we may enjoy. Such fieldsare manifest. Gr immediate_ prosperityto ment securities command respect and full

little needed, in fact, for underour all around him is often produced by prices in the markets of the world. .
To this statement our friends from the
What Our Patrons Bay. system of culture the produce of the prodigality of the spendthrift; West will probably take exception, and
five or ten acres require but if he trenches deep amid this silver
mat more cite as an example of a country
I have sold worth of
over $too cars to transport it and be of higher beneficent profusion, on the resources being prosperous! and in good Condition
plants since I inserted my little ad'your in the of Mexico but will find it
case they
commercial value than the staple cropsof of future years, the day of accounting ;
paper. WM. THEDE. difficult to support their assertions. The
fifty or a hundred acres in the gram wilt inevitably come alike to himself
_Fla. : writer had occasion last month to buy in
Lawtey' and cotton States. barns stables and his *
Huge dependants. the City of Mexico $50,000 of bonds issued
Please take out my ad; I have sold and cotton-gins and imposing herds of A prominent place must be assignedto by the Mexican government These .

all my strawberry plants. thoroughbred cattle and horses will the alterations on the currency, as bonds were bought at the rate of forty-

Lawtey, F1a.V.. H. KEMP.I never cut much figure in our country productive of present strength as they eight cents on the dollar in silver, the

have tried a great many mediumsof life. The thin wild pastures of the were conducive to future weakness." net cost to purchaser being 134,170 in
Mexican silver. As the to for
advertising during the last ten years, piney woods will- not support vast In other words, inflation and con these bonds came from money this. pay

and> find that my returns from what- .I flocks, .of sheep, five or six to the acre. traction are alike to be deprecated. the amount of American funds used

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"the purchase of $50,000 Mexican government No silver,country has{ ita government .

: ., ,securities was $15,012.11,or. about securities at par. .
.,. -i twenty-six, cents on the dollar. Nit No silver country has good public, FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA
facilities." California Fruit
V; V gleams impossible for any country'be school -

tin'.a, .sound and prosperous condition Grower. ... ; ,

'e whose gecuritiesare so heavily, discounted. ..' ... .. JAc I sONWLh: ]: .
the above '
in case.
as ( .riarkets. The Oldest National Bank in the State.
FROM TUB nrretLECTUAI VIEW. -. -.; -'
Looking at' the matter from an intel: !". 'r. ; 1894.
'Jeciual standpoint, we find arrayed on ,
V V- the gold side. the high intelligence 87 conservative,yet liberal methods this bank has achieved the biggest reputation for solidity..'
Italy, Holt JACKSONVILLE, FLA., September 4.V strength and ability to meet an legitimate demands. .,' J- *-* ;..
England r
.' cet..German1t We,buy and ell foreign and domestic exchange on tits most favorable terms,drawin!our own
.land Belgium, Norway, Sweden and FRUITS AND PBODCCE.! .,, : drafts on all parts of the world. .J'It' *-; ,. .
..Canada. On .too ,other side we find an We invite a visit or correspondence.1ooking toward buslnessfetations,.assuring, you that ;your
inferior grade of..intelligence, absence > Corrected by Mari Bros. > -- favors shall at all times receive inteJUgentand careful V attention .. ...' .

:'of public schools, and .a lower plane of ,, These are average. quotations.. Extra choice. JAMES M. SCHUMACHERffcC. ,OqLEX..'

morality, as in Spain Pprtugaf South .iota fetch prices above topquotations;while poor President. Cashier.
American States Mexico, China etc/ : t '
Ren t
:lots selllower. Safe Deposl.t'Boxes For .

,.,!;-, '. On which side shat]} we'array it ourselves is not the?.I Limes.1rate............ :......:.:. tso'' _' ',--.',('
"$ Of course you understand; Apples,bbU.: ......................... 2.SO
''''.K intention the party in power, or the cars, Kieffer.... ............. ..... .1.30 iff
'.: ...ir gold party, to disturb the present silver Pioescrate; ............0- .,5.00 SEEDS SEEDS SEEDS r rA !
: ; is Demons, Messina.box................ 5.50
circulation of the country, which now English Peas,dried,bn.... .......... 1.50 FULL .STOCK OP J .'
". There is no 'desire to,de- .. ..... .
: 500000000. Peanuts best brand.- ... .. .. .0410,05
tr. 'mon tiz that Cabbage.New York each. .......... : .08 New Field and Garden Slleds
w > the whole 'contention Potatoes,N. y., bbl ........ ........ V V ,185
On the other hand, V ." Sack._<*................... 1.63
is that all our circulation shall be 14 S bwrnllots................ 1,75 ADAPTED TO' THE SOUTH:' 1,
kept on parity with the gold standard, Onions,,N.Y.bbl- 2.00. ,, ;
.and ,that this 1500,000,000. instead of be- Eggs........--.........- ._- -, 15 .. : '. ONION SETS: -'c" VV

ing reduced in value, will remain equal VEGETABLES AND'POULTRY."{ V I : VV: RED ,AND YELLOW, $4.00 per:'BusheI.,

to. Borrowers gold anywhere.throughout the country will Corrected by Davis& Robinson. .'* WHITE, '. $4.50. -- r
have to recognize the fact that undoubtedly : fellow'Yams,bu&h.'New..........:. .60 Send for price list. ..' : .
they will have to pay more for Sweet Potatoes,New, ,... ........... 50 to .60 .. L. CAMERON. ,'Seedsman,,
loans with silver ruling than they donoR Hubbard squash,bbl................. ISO: '' .
Lettucedo. ......... ..4............. .25 to .30 Jao1csitonville. F'1orlda.. :: -IDAvIDS'ON .
with gold. Celery .. .. .. ......... ........--. .3010.40 .
Again, if gold remains the stapdard, EggPtaata.bbt....................... I.SO to2.0o I ITomatoes. J! I -- .
arid give our endorsement-tf the crates...........?*....,... rso & co.; ..
we I Sweet Pepper,bu. .. ,... ............. .75
principle) that we believe it the only Green Beanscrate............... .... V 2.00
standard for us, the money markets of Turraips,bunch................ ....... '.0310.06 COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
world will be to us and insteadof >nmpklns, each..05 to .10
the open Kershaws, each.... ........ ......... .ojto .10 ..
having to pay a high rate for money Parsley,per dos,bunches ...... ;..... .25 FOR FLORIDA FRUITS i;
borrow;the chances are we will have Green onions per den.bunches...,... .25
to a much reduced rate-less. Pepper hot.bushel,..........,,....... .75 V of all Kinds.
pay very Sage,well cured.lb.........,_....... .25 Oranges, Lemons, Pineapples, Eerly Vegetables ,
than. that which even now prevails. ..........V--..-M......--...... 30 West Front Str et, CINCINNATI OHIO.
It is estimated that London alone has Boosters.,.*..............._..._. ..' .25 No. 20
millions of idle money in its banks Half grown...................... ..... 1510.20
...-.'...... .08
pound,gross. ;
settled Turkeys per
awaiting for this matter to be tacks........_............. ........... .25. to .30 RICHARD FROTSCHER Bradley Rcdflcld.: Eugene B.Bed>leld.
which will undoubtedly be released and Geese. ..... ................... .,..... .35
used to a large extent on this side, if we New Beets,per 100.........-:,. ..;..None. SEED CO., (Limited.) ESTABLISHED iS?!.
the Water Cress doz. bunches ... .None. SON
to per REDFIELD"
commit ourselves unequivocally Cauliflower doz.....................None... Founded by Richard Frotscher in 1865. ,
recognized standard of European nations. Leeks perdoz bunches..............., -.25 Incorporated April H,1896.
The course of events will be, if we make Radii-be.,per dOl.......,..........'... .10 to,20 We beg to announce that we have succeed Commission Merchants r
in accordance with the platform cumbers,crate..... ............... None ed to the FLOWER, FIELD AND GAR ,.
change Spinach.per bushel ................. None. DEN SEED business established by the late -AMD'
of..the silver people,that in November -. Cabbage. Florida scarce.,........... None Richard Frotscher at the old original stand,
as soon as the silver president is Salsify per dozen bunches.......... None 531-525 Dumaine Street. Fruit Auctioneers
be doubt at all but Plums,per bushel...._...... ...-.. None Messrs. J. A.Schalcka member of our firm ,
elected, there can no Summer Squash crate..-............... 1.50 and the old force of clerks with Mr. Louis
Europe will return our securities in large Cantaloupes bbl..............I... 2.00to300 Sieber at tha,; head all for many years in the 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
amounts. For these we have to pay'gold Lima Bans,quart.......... ...... .IOtOJ2 j employ of Mr:Frotscher are associated with %'
or its equivalent. Green Corn per doz... ,...."V.. .... .Io.to .15 We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
: us.Our stock is the largest and most completein either at private sale(which has heretofore been
V: S GOLD WILL ADVANCE. the South composed of the best varieties our custom)or by the auction system (recently
This. will entail a large export of gold How's This? of seed VITALITY and MERIT carefully added to our business)as you may. desire. '

we now hold or of commodities. Gold We offer One Hundred Dollars rewardfor tested.We are prepared to promptly execute all

I will at once advance to a substantial pre- any case of Catarrh that cannot be orders for NURSERY STOCK GRASSES !

mium. No legislation can probably be .cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. and FLOWERING communications BULBS to 521-525 ia season Du-. SOMERS, BROTHER & CO.
made by Congress until well along in I F.J. CHENRY &; Co., Toledo, O. maine Address street, New Orleans. PITTSBURGH, PA. -
the summer of 1897, during which periodour We,the undersigned, have known F.J. Order from K. Frotscher Manua. of '96.

circulation will be very largely 'depleted Chenoy for the last 15 years, and believe Fruits and Produce

by export and hoarding. The return him perfectly honorable in all business Baoelve and sell.in ear load tots and mHerqujiotltiea.
of our securities has got to be very transactions made by their firm. MEDICAL DEPARTMENT. .all frodoeu of Uu Orchard.OardcaiDairy.

much below the present valuation ruling' .WEST & TBUAX, Wholesale Druggists, I I .Hennery and 'arm.
stock exchange, probably 15 percent Send for oar ttttle book."BaztegOora to kiss artolInquiries
on our Toledo 0.WALDINO. 1 Keporto,Special Reference,Btendl,
.. to 25 or 5Q per cent ,KJNJTAN & MARViN,Wholesale Tulane Universityof and Correspondence Invited .
If we can avoid serious pat ic during Druggists, Toledo, 0.
such a crisis we may regard ourselves as. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, Louisiana.Its .

_f V fortunate. acting directly upon the blood and mu- advantages for practical instruction, both yVNA**.......VWWrVWVWWVWI
Under the most favorable circumstances cous surfaces of the system. Testimonials *;n ample laboratories and abundant hospital materialS -
we must look for great disturbancesin sent free. Price, 75c. per bottle. Sold are unequalled. Free access is given to QUICK WORK i
beds and -
value' ,to all classes, a .disorganization by all Druggists the great Charity Hospital Special with 700 instruction 30 is ,

of labor and a. hardening of money and a .. .. 000 given patents daily t annually.the bedside of the_sick._ The next In selling and paYing for Fruits and Vegetables
shipped to us is our motto. WE
financial trouble which will be session October 15th, 1S1h.l"or! catalogueand
begins !
general Tampa is in a better financial condition GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
felt l lIy all classes, whether the farmer, than she was this time information address FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
the laborer, the mechanic or capitalist. today PROF. S. H. CHAIW.B,M. I).,Dean, BUY OURSELVES. They are protected
Capital can always take care of itself last year in spite of Weylers tobacco P.O.Drawer,361. New Orleans 1.&., by our 40:years experience to without default.
: dollar. as our standingand
ing a Enquire
and; will feel the trouble. the least as it order. Tampa has enough clear Havana financial stability which any bank or

can largely unload its burden onto others leaf to run her one year all merchants having mercantile reports can
: the us-WB BEUEVB OUR
I At a meeting Tuesday evening TerUy-then try
round, and some of the factories have METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
} legislation in favor of sitter,when Building and Loan Association for Stencil and
Jf ow; to last them two Their' Tampa your name our quotations.
.itjT comes, must be at least from nine enough years. loaned 5000. That is an indication cards free. Letters piomptly answered.
off and at the best it output shows they are working good
months to a year ,
and their they have confidence in the city's prosperity FRENCH a CO.
cannot do anything which will speedilyrestore forces straight along, shipments their ,
to its normal ,and are willing to back up *
our and orders are keeping up
amount per capita, aa it takes time to ,' splendidly Tribune. judgment by cool cash. For the five 116 Warren St, New'York.

coin. silver the capacity of our mints at years of the existence of this associa- ESTABLISHED( 185$. .

present being only about $5,000,000 amonth The large saw mills at Millview Es- tion they have never closed a mart

or $60,000,000 a year. The following damagedby which is a fine showing for their
l can almost be taken axioms: cambia county, so seriously gage,

OTo: silver country is prosperous. the storm of July 7th, are being re good business judgment in making limbs trunks \will heal
has stable and firm loans and the permanent growth and Barked or
fNo silver country a "paired, and one will begin operation with

government. .. .. September ist These mills cut each prosperity of Tampa. Tampa Trib-. more ickly'if bound loosely: a

; well InT'co'silref:paid. country, is general V labor 100,000 feet of lumber per day. une. r soft rag. ,

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QROPB. frequentrains giving renewed vigor to plant same; all l. growing crop doing .

:.._. cane, peas, potatoes and rice. Over .well; corn a little short; orange trees .. Timeand

i 1 ter w# 1i-'nR' Ault. ?1st. sorae-of the;uplands, sops never fully -I putting on :a good summer: growth,
recovered from the dry weather, but not as good as expected.-W.
,Prue''oar. although a marked change resulted Stiuson. experience have already

The i4e>r-opened with Co. Nimbus i .' from the shower: / and partly cloudy Eustis-Not much weather forgathering proved the necessity of fer

I and stratus dpupls !beppmrog .showery conditions of the past ten days. Good hay. That crop is decidedly} tilizers. Low prices janrd sharp ?
,over the greater. portion of the-State. rains-were..quite general in Orange short. Truckers preparing for fall 1 $ I
demand their in
Exosssi/e rainfall.'was, rare, the only county"and fall gardens are receiving planting. AH hands busy and will competition .
V reports i indicating i heavy falls being. attention. In Hillsborough there has!, be for some weeks. Buds of trees telligent application.Successful .

from Baker and Duvall.counties The been transplanting of vegetables,,and making fine.growth; rains nearly. everyday farmers will, tell:
distribution of rain was fairly uniform work in this Jine is very much ad .-H. W 0. Margary. that" they use fertilizers
; however, there are limited sec vanced. All crops are reported as Lake City:- This been a favorable- you

tions where. precipitation. was partial doing well, although corn is a little l -week- for cotton picking, yet seasonable ....- containing a high percentage. _,'
Some of the southern counties, particularly short. Orange trees have put on a for cane, potatoes, etc.-W. U.f

Bade, need rain. Some of good, summer growth.In Knight. :ofPbtthhthat
'the;-weekly totals In inches follow: Lake\ county there were daily Frostproof :Drouth seems to.be .1

McClenny, 4.20 inches; Orlando, 2.29 showers, and truckers are all actively broken; standover potatoes being
inches; Clermont' ,' 1.2$ inches; Lake preparing for fall crops. The hay planted and seed beds planted*for" ,
City, '1.83 inches; Pensacola, 2.83 crop around Eustis decidedly short. winter crops.-Fred. W, Porter. and they secure the largest

inches; Eustis,141 inches; Ocala, 1.18' Columbia -eports a favorable week Orlando-Plenty] of rain now; pin yields and most money for f:

:inches; Plant City,2.01, inches; Frost for cotton picking and likewise for dars and peas l looking well Jj; guava their products by dojng 36. .

proof, 3.03 inches;; Emporia, 3.23 cane and potatoes. In vicinity of Orlando crop better than expected; orange We have Collected J in our pamphlets theresults
inches; Avon Park, r.pi inches, and"Myers pindars and peas look well; trees,have, made fine growth.. Rich of long and carefully conducted experiments
0.35 of an inch, a little more guava crop better than expected and ards. i by leading authorities which, we
than Jupiter, were only oog of an orange trees .very promising. The. Buda-Plenty rain;orange trees put- send free to all GERMAN farmers KALI who apply WORKS for, them

inch tell These data! give a clear in rains. !in Volusia county show good results -' tin( n fine growth; considerable electric 93'Nusau St.,New York.

sight into the' distribution: of rain I in improved. condition: of minor '.display Wednesday and Thurs- :, I. .
throughout the various counties. CThe crops. day.. -Proctor. i,

light and scattered showers over the; The rainfall! over the Southern district Emerson-Cotton failing fast; picking .
Western District during the preceding commenced and complain'
/vas light and not well distributed pickers
week were succeeded by more copious ;-. Little or none fell in Manatee county; that it is only'partly open; it is bad in

falls. I less than a tenth of an inch in Dade color and,lots of rotten seed; peas and .

,Although l rain can do but. little with Lee and DeSoto counties show pindars doing well.-W.. J. Clarke. . ,.
good to cotton, ; it will cause a marked ing no,marked increase. The drouth '. Orange City-Rains the past. ten
: changed in all minor}: crops. In in DeSoto prevented farmers from I days have put a fresh appearance on' PAGE FENCE HOLDS BEARS I
Manatee county, where'the rainfall of sweet and all vegetation looking fine and "Halnt eot any bears don't want any so
planting largely potatoes, ;;groves what do I care? Simply this: It's another
was excessive as stated in last report, corn is below the average.CORRESPONDENTS' promise some fruit next season; small proof of the benefit of elasticity. Owing to
no,rain (fell during the'current week fodder fair and his weight strength persistency and abilityto
REMARKS. crop; ; pears grapesabundant.S. climb bruin can discount: all the bulls tin
which enabled farmers to save hay. M. Morse. creation! hold wire" fence, and none put
: Bead particulars in
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-' ..CONDITION OF CRQPS. Western District: Sutherland-Good rains with hail July "Hustler."

There is an improvement in the Waukeenah-Picking cotton is the shower Friday night hay being cut PAGE WOVEN WIRE. FENCE. CO., ,Adrian Mich.jands -.

general condition of all crops,save.cotton order of the day; crop will be short analj..sand.over: sweet potatoes being .
the condition of which is such as owing to heavy rains and hot sun; the 'planted;considerable fall gardens 1 being > .

to be 1. beyond any material change. fodder crop short about one-half, and planted; egg plants being set out. .. ta
The staple !Js opening very rapidly, fear corn will be equally short Cane, Hartley. loridanyestments

and np, time is lost in gathering it. potatoes,and pindars fine; hogs doing Southern District:

The crop: ,is decidedly short of the well-J. B. Roach. .Estero-Rains l light. for the season; V
amqunLexpected from the .acreage. DeFuniak Springs The week has sweet potatoes and other crops doing. Oranges ( V ..
The fiiSf of October will find the staple I. been! showery, bad for :haying but well-0. F. L'Amoreaux.

'"very' generally; picked. Minor good for growing crops.-J.T.tubbs.. Myers, Veek. threatening but not Rorts.

crops*are in very: ,satisfactory condition Northern District: V much rain. The warmest; day of the 4

Corn will be below the average McAlpin-Cotton still failing fast, year yesterday, the 26th, 93 degrees; [ .

teethe State. There is much activity opening rapidly; having plenty rain; oranges cracking some; guavas are. Developments
jnojanting fall crppsj 'turnip,,cabbageand cane,'pindars and peas doing well.- ripening, but there are not many ;
otljer} feed arc J being_planted over W. B. Black. I Iacclenny crops planted!: at this season are doing I
the 3ygtt rp District. Some,qqrn isi { -There has been an ex- well.-M. M. Gardner. AttractionsAddrtil

being! ''housed. Showers have. helped cess of rain this week which will be Jupiter-Rain is i needed; newly setout .
'.cape; : in.Si Johns county. Crops in unfavorable for open cotton, makingit pineapple slips and suckers are G. D. ACKERLY,
Nassau county were greatly improved hard to pick. Weather now cool wilting and dying for want of rain.J. .- 'CCNCIUL PAOtMCCM ACCNT,
'btt tfie .rams of the week, but the reporter W. Cronk. LINE,
and it is thought rains will prove beneficial THE TROPICAL TRUijK
adds.that weather did much
Avon Park-Moderate amount of
and assist such FLORIDA.
In sections of Baker rainswere.quite crops as cane, JACKSONviat ... .
damage. potatoes, rice and peas. There can rain; the dry weather and heat during
heavy, and tended to retard farmersnot
month retarded, growth
be no to the cotton crop ;
farm work also making it bad recovery crop.- $100 worth for 10c.IISBAIT .
H. L. Reed. planting I largely of.sweet potatoes;
for picking cotton; cane, potatoes, rice fair.-O. R Thacher. sear to w a w teuad d rat tam
corn only _
ItIrt J'&U is ynr wainyflhatt0011t1tblRltsbtli I
Switzerland-Not much in II. .
doing ... .
and! peas aye reported as doing well, !. Gtt fel
farm work housed. <<
some com being
and that.cotton i is beyondr very. ; .,.arMS.&.tIIIUt TIItLL
At this point very little rain this week Section Director. I
In Suwannee cotton is still failing
but crops are looking very well. .......
and fast. There plenty
opening was
Heavy showers helped cane where E. &,
The cotton gin of
of rain with for cane
a good ,
pindarS and Fall are reported growth had been stopped by dry wea Co. will soon be ready for work.
peas. crops
then W. C. Steel
They have nearly all machineryin
as good in Liberty county,
the weather.favorable. The week was Amelia-Fine rain this week has place. The above item from Citra, 1 well begun:Is half done, l3ega'
-showery in Walton, which was bad for helped crops very much, but dry wea- the great orange center, in the Ocala \L well Don't by let getting chance Ferrj'i determine s

.haying, but the, conditions were satisfactory -. ther has done much damage.-C. H. Banner, has an unwonted sound, but i..Seeds.your crop Known, but plant and Ferry's sold
In Jacques. speaks well. everywhere.
for growing crops. Jefferson I Before yon plant,get
county cotton picking was the leading Central District: The people of Micanopy, Evinstonand Ferry's Ssad Inapt t tfor

field work. The cotton crop for Oviedo-Good rains ..have fallen McIntosh are purchasing immense i 1880. Contains more prae
that county is short,also corn ;and fodder here nearly every day. Preparations quantities of seed and will plant extensively tlcal information for farmer
and garde&era high-
but cane,.sweet potatoes and pin. being made for fall gard .-Birch. this fall Lettuce and cab priced text books. Mailed many free.
dars.are good.Advices Plant City-Good growing weather bage will be the principal crops. Celery L A.a.mrr a rn. osrf tan,

from the. Central section, of with frequent showers dampness will be experimented with l largely

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-- oT' !the membership of the latter than I CITRUS TREES. Choice budded ,nursery
FAIR EPINERYY: Hart's Late,Indian River Jaffa,Majorca -
fm, did in the action of either. The free- ,Med. Sweet t Centennial Parson Brown,
h *' Malta Oval, Tangerine, Grape Fruit and Iem-
; rather the <
m.of1't r silver: convention was" made. up of on Trees in variety. Also limited number
-.-fiaaackl que n'one., < thai I .dp professional and business. men-a Kingand, Pineapple Orange, Marsh's Seedless
.Choice Budwood of the
and,Pear shaped Grape Fruit
t .aot/ believe;your journal should have very:small per cent,of political jjant- ... abort A. L. Hatch,City Point. Indian River,

'. :" anything to.'do with,.because itj iravpolidcal ers... There,was between i,000 and Fla. 8.29-2

questioi:) and political questions rioo members of whom between Pineapple L STRAWBERRY PLANTS. Improved N()()-

'have no place.in.an agricultural paper 700 and 800 were Republicans who ;, ., -. Switzerland Fla.ANYTHING. prices. C. L. Clark

or. an agricultural society. Still in had never voted any other ticket. -

these'dull times even .to thresh over They were mostly Western men, middle Plants ., ': .FOR of Strawberry YOU Plants NEED.Nursery: IN Trees:THE,

the J old political straws'for amusement aged or old, doctors, lawyers ,......".. '.< ...... Budwoo$tte.;please* dms j. W. McGregor.
:: Prop., Oak-Lawn Nursery,.Palatfca, Fla. 8-22-3
anD hope of finding .a little good j merchants. They were ready to -+ FOR 8A. E. ., ,

: grain will interest if it does noUnstsuet -: nominate and pledge themselves to I ../': QMOOTIL CAYENNE SUCKERS a special-
.' ,,- .' io J'ly. Also fine Abbaka and Golden Queen
vote for the Democratic nominee Suckers and Abbaka Slips. C. S. VanHouten: 1
,H -'I think that, most,people? 'who':favor within five minutes after they came Smooth Cayenne!! Home. Grown" !11! Modelo Park Pinery,Orlando, Fla.WANTED. .

free,coinage are afraid argue from together. There has been very little -
white for farm work.
A man
.the true stand point, 'which is, 'CHEAP said in the newspaper about that onveniont ., P. O.Box,10, Pomona,Fla.

MONEY' \ :but I I consider it a most remarkable ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY.,',> 3-15-tf
I' f3.vor! 1co1Dage for twp reasons. 'body. In fact the most remarkable -+---- ', FOR SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acres <
One is it isth e- 'and '.' 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and <
ors only question convention f
political ever tobacco growing. W.B. ,Jacksonville, -
we have found that would unite the held in this country and one whose : '. F.._ N. PRICE' ,, Fla.. 8-24-tf .Jrl'-J."

Western and Southern ters.. We action will be felt in the legislation of ,FEA.'
P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO, ; IRRIGATED GROW. 100 acres to years set..
tried, "Greenbacks"we tried the the country for many years to come. So in other fruit trees eic.
the Alliance in For we at a sacrifice. Address"It," Palmst
Grange j: we tried we .I made an effort to engage conversation Lane Park Lake County,Fla. 4 27-901
tried the People's Party. All failedto many of the older men who HOMEGROWN' .

catch the mass of voters in the were Republicans. I found in every PHOENIX lot NURSERIES.of Citrus trees WE that OFFER we have THB ever

South and West The Southern Dem- case that it was the poverty of their grown,and at prices that will suit you. We sell
SIIPS-- none but the best. Send list of wants and get
ocrat and the Western Republicanwere people that had driven. them to this. ,to : our prices. F. N. Horton. Proprietor, Kraiden-

:,each dominated. and controlled them new and,regretable move. One town Fla 8-8-12

by their party leaders of the Eastern old gentleman, an M. D. from Western and Sucker'sOf STRAWBERRY PLANTS defy competi-

States. The result has beer- legisla Nebraska, shed tears when he told first-class Noonan plants,
well matured,long roots able to bear transplanting. i
the Varieties
tion that has enabled the Eastern me he felt forced by the interests of Following '. I Write me for" terms, Wm.These Lawtey,

States to accumulate wealth out of all this people, to vote for a Democrat.He ,,' Fla. 8.2-5
proportion to the accumulations of the ;told me that he felt satisfied there Plait :. GRASS (PASPALUM PLA-

great producing sections-the South was not capita in in LOUISIANA) grass for lawns and permanent
SOC money
per ABBAKA PORTO Rico EGYPTIAN pastures. Sets.$1.50 per 1,000 by express; 35
and West For the facts as to this circulation in his county-and his cents per hundred postage paid. W.H. POWERS,

assertion see Government report. county was one of the rich land counties QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIPLEY Lawtey Fla. .

I am anxiousfTto see general prosperity of the West. That the crops this QUEEN, SMOOTH'CAYENNE, PER- T HAW FOR SALE SMOOTH CAYENNE

(din all _the country. I do not year were good, but they'would not NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH. etc.* at,a isc.limited also supply Golden of Queen Boone'sEarly and Abbaka budwood Pines,

believe that possible under legislative in a few hundred Orange and Grape Fruit trees
produce$2.00 acre on
per money
Apply to budded last year and the famous Free-stone
control'by the, Eastern States. It is an average over the county. I said to Peen-to Peach trees. Write me for prices be-
not that I doubt the honesty and integrity him, then "what you are here for" is G. 0. MATTHAMS, fore buying. C.A. Boone Orlando, Fla. 75-6

: of the people of the Eastern not what Flanigan wanted-the offices. Florida Pineapple Company CONDITION POWDERS will
States, but forraany reasons the Eastern You want a higher price for your pro- Or to __. healthy.. any Sample package eat. Will by keep mail 35 chickens cents.

have"accumulated. the money ducts-in other words, cheaper money. MADDOCK & MATTHAMS, Wm.G. Tilgbman,Palatka,Fla. 7-11-10

-the" wealth of the country, and "That isit-that: is it" he said. "But West Palm Beach, Fla .

the people are dominated by that- cheap money sounds queer-but at FOB SALE. 25 ACRE LE CONTE
Grove,trees set twelve years;right on
which is the:''most selfish of all known. least, that is what we wantt" "Our the railroad. Five acres of It in the corporate
limits of Monticello;Fla. Box 524,Jacksonville,
things. Eastern and English friends who Fla. ,

Tne: South and the West being want our products have so legislatedas e

largely agricultural their interests are dear TUNCY AND COMMON PINEAPPLE
make and
to money products f plants Forty acres to select from. Also
largely the:same. I am satisfied that cheap. We want to reverse that, or pineapple and lemon land on R. R.with beautiful -
river front. lames Holmes, Jensen, Fla.5303m.
legislation controlled( by the producing "
; at least equalize it. BAND
classes will be much fairer and more BRASS
And this brings me to my second Inrtrumente Drams,Uniform.,Equipment .
just to .11.than asat] present,when con- great reason for being in favor of (free 41 prices!for ever Buds quoted.and Drum Fine Corps.Cataloe,44X Lowest BUDWOOD. 'I Tardib,Mediterranean Sweet*,

trolled by the money or wealth inter- coinage. I think it will heapeD Illost rations,mnfdfr. ..;it giws Band Old Vint Magnum Bonum,Maltese Blood,Washington
this view Music A InBtrnct'ns for Amateur Bands. Navel,Majorca. Nonpareil. Maltese Oval
With I
ests. j", have }long de money. I am, and always have been, LYON Jts MEALY, Ribbed DuRois.Orange Lake and Eureka, Genoa -
sired to see the voters of the South and .Nan BC u4 Wcbtik Arm*.CUctc ,O. ,Lamb and Sicily Lemons at$5.00 per 1,000,
favor of and-
in CHEAP MONEY high or 750 per 100. DuRoi Blood Amory ,
West work together ancHargely dom- price for products. I have, always Pierce's Ruby Parson Brown, Dancy Tangerine
mate the legislation of the country. OENT- -JYORD" COLUMN.RATES. Mandarin and Royal, Improved, and Seedling
beens an active man-a resourceful Pomelos and Mammoth Shaddock,are f i oo per
Party fealty has long prevented a un- tan and made money, but I'did not too I1ra,&ht. W. K. Trimble, Braidentown

ion of the voters of the two sections. keep it. In forty of businesslife .-Twenty words. name and address, Manatee County? Fla. 7-18-U'
my years
one week,25 cents; three weeks SO cents Noth-
Free silver the that
seems question
I have been up and down several GENUINE Nnnan Bessie Cherokee Colum-
has destroyed the iron of the ingtakenforlesaUwl2SCeDts. Michel's Early. Stevens
grasp times. I was a Confederate, and the Advertisements for this column MUST be pre- and Jefferson Strawberry Plants, per 1,000, }. .oo.
Eastern money power. I would favor _. --- -. paid. JULIUS SCRAADELBACB.I.or k Box 4,Grand Bay,.
free silver, i if there was no other reason -"'". v- Seed no stamps larger than two cents. Ala. A
Initials and figures count as one word.
because it will bring the Western .STRAWBERRYPLANTS PLANTS.--NOW'V1s

Republican voter and the Southern ard Varieties$1.2S per STRAWBERRY good runners. I have iooooo ;.
1000. Pure, vigorous, ORANGE BUDS. $ .oo per Alabama Newmans and "5 coo Clouds .
Democratic voter together. Out of well-rooted; packed to SATSUMA G. T.Townsend Glen St. Mary, cheap for cash. G, W. JBWHINGS, Lawtey, .
carry fresh across con- Fla. 9-5-3 Florida. -7-
3 4VORSAtBforcash.Umeortiade.orangegroves
this new alignment will come an im- tinent. RaisedsredaUy ,

proved legislation that will in the end 0 for PracticaltreatisVon Florida planting. BERKSHIRE BOAR PIGS t..nn thorough : ,
Berry -
stock. Entitled to reg- 1: fruit and timber lands. B.&u ojnrKenka,
be a great .improvement for all, and culture free to buyers, Ist r. Write us for prices.: Fisher & Powers, Fla. 3-Ir-161
Catalogue free to all.ioo .
favorable Lawtey Fla.
not so to a class or section. | in prizes for largest

It does not matter whether Mr. berry. O. W.Blacknall FRUIT Oranges Limes Grape CITRUS NURSERY, Parson TREES Brown.AND Stark's BUDWOOD Seedless,
Kittrell,N. C. 7.25-6
McKinley Mr. Bryan is elected Pars Sappadilios and other Jaffa, Tangerine King, Tardiff, Grape Fruit
tropical semi-tropical frui1s. Write for pri- Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties,
this fall. The new alignment of the STRAWBERRY PLANTS.improved Alabama The old relit-Noo- ces. R. C. Rains, Fruit Dealer, Jacksonville, such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St Michael,
Fla. 8-29-310 Malta Blood and Centennial Address, A. L.
country's political forces has class
come- nans. First packing guaranteed. 11.25per
,and come'to, stay 'for many years. looo ft o. b. R. Puddy, La*tey, Fla. FOR SALE. Very cheap. A'pure bred,very Duncan,Dunedin, Manager., Fla.Milwaukee Groves and 817tfWANTED Nurseries

BLACK Doniniques. I have some fine Set' your own price if not below$8.00. : To exchange genuine Pineap
to the masses. stock of these: breeds for sale. Also ground it Address J. C.Geiiz,Apopka Fla. buds for rough Lemon trees.
I.attended the People National meat and bone for poultry. Write C. H.Jacques, Write for particulars. Twelve thousand buds for
Party Fernandina Fla.( 8 22-3 NURSERY TREES-I WILL HAVE 20,000 sale. L.W.Lipsey,Citra,Fla. 8-29-2
Convention at St. Louis last ,of the most popular varietiesfor
month. At the time there BARGAIN. One pair thorough-bred:pure delivery this fall and winter. Send in ycsr CUBAN TOBACCO SEED FOR SALE. .
same wasa A white, English Bull Terrier Pups. eleven orders now,and be sure to get what you want. quality Vuelta Abajo-just imported. -
free silver convention .in ,session months old very handsome eligible to registry. Pric land particulars on application. W. K. Three dollars per pound,twenty cents an OUJlcepostpaid.
Also thorough-bred Poland China Boar Pigs. Triable.,Briidentown,Manatee County. Fla. Address, Carlos Nunez, Saint' Leo, ..
there. I became more. .interested in Address R B. Bull,Bradfordville,Leon Co.,Fla. 7.114f'- Pasco: county,Fla. 8-29-3 .
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!\,. ;- llahaatee .__.............. ....iy..u..1.f:1./.,.*.....,..,.*....ThursdaySept 3
'1 .! of Augusta "..... .............,.:> ....:...........,.,..............::.u.........Tuesday,Sept''
r of Birmingham ... ..........:.. .,.:............,.... ...-'. ..*,..........Thursday,Sept 10lahassee
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p .as City,... '''?,?.............;.............>>....:..-...,...:;;.. ...,. Tuesday,Sept 15 A
Augusta ..........t...... ...;..........._. .. .,.........' .-.:':..,,.,. ... Thursday,Sept 17 o4niCOMFORT
of Birmingham ...... ...............:.... .........:....... ........ ....Saturday Sept. 19ak..e .
........... .......,.n1ui. .,........:..i..u..!,....... ... Tuesday,sept. 22
tai City ....... ........................... ........ Thursday Sept.ii'of
Augusta... ....,...........,.,...*....:...........Saturday,Stpt26
ty of Birmingham........ ....... ...............o..... ...!1.!.... .......Tuesday,Sept.*) .' .
G.M.'BORRELL,Manager, New Pier No.35, North Rlrer. RATES1.!

"; LewU'i Wharf-3 P. M. Finest Cutaine and Service. Ho Trantfers Betteeen Jaektonvillt find Ness T rk,

Gate City: .,. .,,..... ?.,........,.?........Thursday, Sept. 3Naeooehe. New Steel Steamers:
..............................-Thursday,Sept.:o The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome
Oat City................................. .;... .... .. ...........Thursday,Sept 17Naeooehe
...:.RICHARDSON..... ,......... &...BAKNAKD..,..........,.Agents.... ..,.Uwiaf....,Wharf... Thursday, Sept.24 "Coianclie" (new), iillgoagai fl,>t It I ogaol'str,, Cherokee "Seiiaole1!

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

City ETKAICX&of Macon: (freight.only).................. ..........,............Tuesday,Sept 8 ......_..... Tueadayafti" "*
of (freight only .. ................../....Saturday, Sept 19 From JACKSOIYILLEFLA.. (calling at Charleston), Sundays ) ,
City CIt10r..eODlreihtoD Maeon ( y) ,..............Tuesday,Sept 39 Broht CHABLESTOI, S. C.,............>........... ..................MondaysWednesdaylandPridays,,
M. C. HAMMOND,Agent, 13 South Third Street. For hours of sailing see"Clyde Une Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily paper*


Central (90( Meridian) Time-ac below. Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29,East River New York at 3 p.M..as follows:' ;

.Kansas City ........Tuesday, Sept. I,, 12.00 noon Tallahassee Kansas City............Saturday Thursday,,Sept Sept. 17, 2.30 p.m.m. PorCHARlESTM, S. C.,.............................. ............Mondays Wednesdays and Frdayii.
City of Augusta :Thursday Sept. 3 2.00 p.m. 19. 4M p. :
City of Birm'gh'm.. Sat'day Sept 5, "00 p.m. City of Augusta. Tuesday,Sept,22, 630 p.m, For JACKSOIYIILE. ,FLA., (calling at Charleston)...:....... .......Mondayi. Wednesdays and Fr day
Tallahassee........ Tuesday Sept. 8, 630 p. m. City of Birm'gh'm.Thursday,Sept 21, '.00 p.m. -
Kansas City ..Thursday Sept 10, 7.30 p.m' Tal1ahapee.........5a1urdar.Sept.so, 8.00 p. m. >
City of Augusta..Saturday,Sept. is, 9.oo p.m Kansas City .,.....Tuesday Sept.29 9.00 p.m.. .
i- City of Birm'gh'm...Tuesday Stpt ISo ia.oo noo n CJn bF $ ST. JOHfiS{ nIVEn )8iJ E. "'

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Central ((90 Meridian) Time:- below.
.Nacoochee..Pr dar. Sept. 4, *4o* m. I Nacoocheer........: Friday,Sept. 18,3,00a.m. ;Jacksonville Sanford, Enterprise, Fla.,and IntewneState/
GatetCity.. .... .......Friday Sept n, 8.00..m. t|Gate City .,... .....Friday,.Sept,as 740 a. m.. : Landings on the St. Johns River.i. ffe/I f,

SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA. The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer <.

Central (90 Meridian) Time-as below. 9 '
City of Macon... Thursday Sept. 3, 2.OOp m.1 I City of Macon..Thursday SePt 24, 6 oo P.m. <. "EVERGLADE,va -4 ; .
? City of Maoon.......SundaySept 13 9 oo&. | la appointed to sail from Jacksonville, Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5.00 p. 'm., and fro!!?,

W.B.ARNOU. ,O.T.P.. A., WALTER HAWKINS Kea P.A.. .W..J. FARXBIX,Sol. Agt.. Sanford on Mondays and Thursdays at 5.00 a. m. ,l
Jacksonville, Florida.
Savannah,Ga. Pier 45 North. River,few York. SOUTHBOUND.Read Down. SCHEDULE Read Up. (

.........................Jacksonville............ ...... Arrive 3-30&.111.
... ,Leave 3 30 P.m ................. .... Palatka.................... ..n.. Leave 9OOpm. "
z .... BOUZS. '. ESTABLISHED 1875 J. B. BODRS. i MSp m.m. ....................... ... Astor .. ........................ X 4.oop.m -
W,, 3.00 a. _...._..........u.. St FranCIS........................ :.3o p.m.
,1c< .........440.. ..a...m..... ........................ Beresford ............_... ..... .". 1.30P.m.Arrive .
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"' WILLIAM A. SOURS & COQ ., 8.3oa.m. m. .................... .... Enterprise................... ...... tl 9.30&.m.
,. ......i..9.251... .... ......................So. Fla._. K.Wharf................... f. rt.00aj;m.

} Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers General- Passenger and Ticket Office,204 West Bay St., Jaoksonville 1

A.J. COLE Past nger Agent, 5 Bowling Green New York. .
,s ..c.TDAY: .T., .JAOXaONVD.tLB: PLA. M. H. CLYDE.Awistant Traffic Manager BowBngOreen,5 Bo.teg Green,New York.New York.
THEO. G. EGE, Traffic:Ilana
F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr.. Florida Passenger Agent,204 West Bay St.JackspnTule. Pla. ",
JOHN L. HOWABD Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street,Jacksoavflte,Pla.
} If a Ha&dte O&ly the Best and Host Reliable Seeds. A Oomple Stock ofHay J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent,foot Hogan Street Ja JonTl11e.Pla. .

WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,

Corn OafS Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal 5 Bowling Green,.New York
IS 8.uth Delaware Avenue,Philadelphia.

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Stir Inn Fertilizers, MURIATE OF POTASH. 8'"Farmers and Truckers are requested to send for my price-list of Field acid Garden Seed.

1,000 bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oatsi5! cents per bushel; Alfalfa or Lucerne, 23 cents per
GTJARANT&BD ANALYSIS. SULPHATE POTASH pound}Rescue Grass,30 cents per pound.

'I Oraaga" Tree 1'EI.'f1T.wq.and VelBlable KAINIT Etc. P. F. WilSON, SEEDS MAN, .

The FerUUitit hut BO taperter I fa the market.and *trial will eoariaet.
9 dforCatakfM tree.I .. GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA.

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BRme out of.the j'only- the changer r who needs or '
money ,",
( Gold was away 1 iish f benefited by. gear!money* Thepresent I "
: out 'o, IghLSttU,*: when I: time is a pKmieJor.the money I ": E 1" PLOWI
t Mon omery( Ala, In Au. Shark. But the people, where are Iq. "
hatrals of gold was going i they? :Money has never inr my time .
d' greenbacks by the cart been so dear prices so low, and de* .y .. t

were away uPoU, pressiorijof! : the masses so gen Lar.-: : .-.... -, ,..... .,.... .. .
or'over, .lumber $4.o -to $6o Cheapen money,and prosperity will-
,mulsjio i per keg, flour, follow at once.. S. S. HARVEY. An .Implement That Every Gardener and Strawberry: :
and? EN Jtf DEMAND-; f' ; Grower Should Have. -
Quintetf \'a. : '>'J' :
I jurivedgifc.Montgomery:I '- .-*. : .*...... i. ,.. "; ..
.Iz ies .than.a.o. i I 4 '. -
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.Silver.the Honest Money.: :.
large mill under sap# "
good Y kF ;!
top years I made $40,000.; .- ,Editor.., i7::rmef and Frult-Grower; r... .
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at a; premium; of,course it Witt your intimate! :knowledge of ".,""

F and products high, all men the conditionof, majority of the '.....'
Fwpundedd. money, ,business of all farmers; I am- :surprised to see you ? .. ". ':,
l tnlS: 1Dg. The man with take the side of the gold bugs. You E ;

*was the only one who ougjht.ta know the really honest money :"1,'
getting fat. Doctors, lawyers, is the money that varies the least ,,.'T.
in its The bullion "
,mechanics and laborers all purchasing; power. 'r
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y. :Honey was like water, price of silver haS kept nearly on a par k ." v
,_ and, everybody was with the other principal products of ..., -
Mechanics ari
,on their: floors, their chil estly to yourself, which is most likely,
well dressed and people' that all the principal products of the

I would'like to see the I. country have depreciated or that gold "' "
l laborer or fruit'raiser that ,has increased in value? I .think an i : : '

4 buy a, new carpet now. unbiased judgment would answer ghatgold f sThe '
t have:>seed but one better had risen in value.PHILLIP: BURNS.' 5' .; 'Tffn" ..

an active! man to make money, uO.
was during the war. I was Gulf Hammock, Fla. t

in Virginia and came backto ,best Tool for intensive culture the
; saves expenses of a 1 horse,
Alabama on: crutches. I had -a Mr. H. Coppinger has in charge a
wad Confederate money and beganto fifteen-acre grove south of the city does o the work just how and where you!want it done. ; t-'

buy andjsell any and everything. .that for progress since the feeeze is .
Money fellall l over you. I purchasedan hard to excel. He has forty trees that Thousands of acres of Truck and Strawberries are cultivated entirely by hand.
engmjpind line of shafting one are fruiting this season and on one This, 'little plow has been perfected with'special reference to Florida use and.
Friday in the country, shipped it to tree there will be enough to make a with the assistance and suggestions of Florida growers. -- -. .

Mobile, sold it the following Wednes- box of fruit. He has taken good care .
dap at a profit of over six thousand of the trees since the freeze and they
dollars. jSo; it was with everything. have made a correspondingly good Four Points and a Wrench Go With ,Each Plow..":;

Money: cheap, and everybOdy had growth. He says he has been Orange I _____ ___ _________ .

stacks.of jt. "But it was no account", county fourteen years and no amount Given with.this paper to our subscribers: one year for $5.00 f. o.,b.:at our
you say. I could have turned it into of money would induce him to ,ex .
gold and had twenty times what I can change this for any other State or Storeroom.FARMER: and FRUIT GROWER* .

make'jnolr.: What if boots ,were",$xoo .county in the Union,-Orlando. YHA 0
per pair; when one could make$1,000 porter. : t Box 634. J"ACIISONVILLE: E'LA. .
let back to
so.eas1..AJut us go 65-68,
when;greenbacks were so plenty and We hear gratifying reports about the N. B. Special low rates given for Pony,,Clipper and Hammock Plows in con. ;-..
nectibn with the Write
everybody prosperous. Gold at a fine prospect for Stetson University the ., paper.' us for terms., : ,
prem.i m. In fact history records no coming year. It is said that the in .
pentad; in the life of man when all quiries indicate that the attendancewill '" .

were, so prosperous as the. people pCtlie be good from the opening. That : WHY ?
United States were from '67 to '70. there will be a falling off in the number i. .

,What changed it? The money manip- of State students for a few yearsis Go on ClNigg ng," the Corn off the Cob, Blistering 'Hands and
:'ylatojs l of the Eastern States and Eu- no more than could be expected but your
Wearing the Skin off?
rope found their profits as "money the institution j is not dependent en- Buy a

/changers" very small-money: was too tirely on Florida as many students en. CYCLONE CORN SHELLER
cheap. They induced the Government ter from otherStates.. Notwithstanding ,
'to commence a system of fund.. the dread of approaching hard i SEVERAL REASONS t WHY YOU,
ing into interest-bearing bonds. They times that has made many people ner- SHOULD HAVE ONE
took out of circulation millions of our vous and ecomical, the managementof
prosp 'rity-making greenbacks. By'70 the institution has sacrificed none .
the business of the country,which was of its features on the excuse of hard _4 i *" It Is folly warranted against breaking or ret .
ting out of order fair
enormous in all branches, found money times. The school will keep up its It takes less power by any usage.same &
growing scarce,and credit was resortedto. reputation regardless of expenses.- work made.than any r rmachiine of its. aiaeeoetr.tr

By '72 and '73 the business was DeLand Supplement. Jr There Is no time !2t after post areahroufh
.being carried on on 92 or 93 per cent. S4 o shelling by picking the cobs out of the sasBed
corn,as the machine takes the corn an off
of credit-money was scarce and The laboring man demands some cob,drops the com in the box or basket lakes.:
dear. One or two extra failures in kind of amusement and recreation, the cob on around and throws It off! at the back!
the credit shock .confidence By a little practice with it yon can.casHy shell
f 73 gave a and if his demands are not satisfied --_- g one bushel on ia about 4 minutes ;or less.
j in the credit was lost and we had home he will go elsewhere. Appreciating r Theshellerissmallbatit will do the work of
many larger machine
a panic. this fact, the business men of The spring can be adjusted to any tension required -
Had greenbacks been left in circulation Ganesville have'organized themselvesinto aTotd1uruychauceofU.gfrior and can be loosened when not in use. ;thus ".

.so the business of the country a body, the purpose of which is A sheller wrench accompanies out._ machine.
:, could'have been carried on on.a reasonable .to offer attractions and amusementsthat J
amount of credit,'there would will draw crowds to this place. personally The manufacturer known to the of I ditoTtobearespon this machine Is rated.ible in man.the Commercial The Agendes at. im.ooo. and fa
not have been a panic. The first of these gala days will be
Suppose gold was at a premium, held Wednesday and Thursday of I CYCLONE CORN, SHELLER
what'did it amount to, so long as the this week. Excursions will be run Is not'a worthless claptrap affair,but has genuine merit. ,-',
i. Retail price$ .oo. Given with thepaper one for$ .oo or .
of the people were into Gainesville on line i year { as premium Jot tiree
mass prosperous. every touchingthe subscribers' at fa.oo each. Address all orders to new
The premium on gold never did and I city, and an immense crowd ir expected. r "",
never will injure the people. It is .-:Gainesville Sun. FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, "
Box: 524.r la.okuonv1u.e'F1a.

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