Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: September 12, 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: UF00055765:00096
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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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ire ft:;limited supply of fine budded orange trees 1 year old on sour tOW; is THE. TIME TO ARRANgE FOR STOEKH
and tritoli afeock;3 years old (budded low). All our nursery stock haying Y.
been bad. last. winter.. Trees. are now in thrifty condition : Investigation into the Requirements of Florida Orchards. > .
15 Y { Experimenting in the Growth of Florida Fruits. .
.,Jflll. $B< in the Production
Experience Trees for Florida Planting.
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J-TJjrtlltllTr.HOMOSASSSA.5r HART'S LATE., SATSUMA NAVEL Satsuma on Trifoliata Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock. #

,Af W SSs4 fetti&td: fifle.v trees of the true: and Pineapple GRAPE Orange.FRUIT.Size of buda, 3 to_4 fee. Price,50 and i5cents Over 300 Varieties of Fruits and Ornamentals \ ..'

"'iP BUDWOOD.s Peaches, tears, Plums, Citrus Fruits, Kaki, Nuts,

J'''' f&ulsh i Budwood of all the above named varleUes for fall budding. Prices will be reduced .,
Roses Etc. Etc. : '
M etober on some varletieL For full particulars,addreaaHASTINCIS Crapes, :
6c WYLIE. 1ST NO AGENTS. Catalogue free. Estimates Furnished "Correspondence Solicited. *

..#...&. y Interlachen, Fla. GLEN: : ST. MARY NURSERIES. .. '. .



are offerlDr a fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for season of'95 and 96,including limited supply.oi ,
.5 : Grocers Commission MerchantsDEALERS
ji: _; AAlao Grape Fruit, Tardlfs Magnum'Bonum, Mediterranean Sweet, Bessie. Tangerine; and
;:J. .,_common Orange,Sanford Sicily Iemon'and. Villa Franca Lemon. Grown to stakes.. All oa Sour,
.-.:.,;::- stocks Write for prices to IN I
-' Jf -W. W.-HAWKINS & I90IV,
5 Georgetown, Fla i Coal(; !,. Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,

**GRAFTED: :PECANS**., [ Cigars, Tobacco, Etc. ._'

From the choicest trees in Florida. Money making Early Peaches. A full line of Pears and Jaol .oil rHle, ]31or1da.PRICELISTOFWHISKIES .
Plums. Delicious Celestial'.lgs. Mulberries that bear four months. ,, '


MANONGAIIELA RYE../z oo CABINET BOURBON... ........ .. ..|6ooT. .
Trlfoliata stocks one. ,two and three years old. All-stock clean and healthy. Send for interesting ORANGE VALLEY................. ...... a oo MARTIN RYR...................:-L.?..... 3 00 .
catalogue.. SPRING VALLEY......... ...........,..... 350 VIRGINIA GLADES..v,...... ..... 4 00
OLD RELIABLE ARCADIA NURSERIES, ..... ........ .. ... .. ..
BALTIMORE CORN ..., ... 2 00 OLD BOURBON ... ....p. ..... 500
*. "' NORTH CAROLINA,CORN... .,........... 250 KENTUCKY MASH................
., J. H. GIRARDEAU. Prop., Montlcello. Fla. CLIFTON CLUB........................... 300 OLD BAKER........ ......................500 500:
MONTROSE VELVET RYE........--'.. 600'

GENITllSrE BERMUDA ONIONS.Our JUGS' EXTRA: One gallon, 250; two gallon, soc; three gallon, 750. Remit by post-office
money order,check or registered. letter. We cannot ship. C. O. D. Remit with order. *
A complete price-list of Groceries and Wine List,sent free on application. __ ,.

,. stock of this popular TatidywUl.be ready for delivery by October ist. Beware of spurious JOHN, CLARK, SON & "GO. .

Italian.and" California stock sold, by northern houses at$z to $a.5o per pound. rare


Both. Varieties,White and Red,Packet 5 cents; H oz.15 cents; I oz; 25 cents; Hlh.85 cents; strictly in line this season with the finest stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees,Roses
.. i lb. $3.00 post paid.... Shrubs,etc.,we have ever grown. All the money making vat ieties in .

U G HASTINGS & CO. SEEDSMEN, Camellias etc Figs in large Supply,
>: Stock'of H1'ghest. -grade. Prices.Right.. Will dormant-bud; Oranges. and Plums at very low
Catalogue free on application. }Montlcello Fla.

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JOHN .L. Present. Vice. President.H. OOMERB, BROTHER & CO. Largest e '
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BAYCa shler. Assistant Cashier. PITTSBURGH PA. ;
CAPITflli .$100,000. Fruits and Produce .

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THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL I BANK quytUttea,>U Prodaeg;of ta eD Orchard.OutlaidDtiry ;
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JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, BeorU.8yeeW Stfertnon,StenctU ew.&11 tree. stablisbment. .- '
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t DEPM1T BOXES TO RENT FROM $5.00 needed and'by the plant-lover.Ilorticulturist .- Manufacturers' of "-*:..
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THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER is edited and conducted exclusively by.actual and experience tiller\ >.of the soil,

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.- THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER has on its working staff some of the most distinguished agronomj a n honti 'of

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THE' FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER stands, r as the champion- of conservative American soil-culture, opposed to .the. _

credit .and, crop-lien systems; opposed to the single crop,,idea for the average I t farmer.v It advocates the production of home supplies to the greatest extent tfe .

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compatible with that prime object. of all good farming.-the creation.of a solid bank account. ;
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THE FLORIDA FARMER AND'FRUIT-GROWER, while not an'"organ" for_anyone except its readers and its owners, is the steadfast ,

upholder i of the Florida Fruit: Exchange, the most cohesive and enduring>organisation of*' u rs'eyer established in-tbe.Unit.ed States : \

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THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER devotes itself to the horticulture and agriculture of Florida; which has! unique

? needs .and requirements, and for 'Yliich'Northern farm.teachings are generally napplicaQle and misleading. '

: : -* THE; FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT. GROWER is emphatically the. business /arraer's. paper.. No other f agricultural paperjn.-, the ;'

State,reaches so many farmers who conduct their business'on successful plans; who make money by it, and haveTnoney. to pay. for whatthey want.. ,
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Grove' Orchard, "good crop this year." I have a few lIt not hold its flavor like the Kieffer, ,Orchard Culture.:

.' -t ::.tV. '. trees that have oranges Qn-trees that being, like the Le Conte, a summer An interesting bulletin has just been '
-A -K.: :.. .:'"", --., putout sprouts above where they were (late) pear, while the Kieffer is prob-- issued by the Rhode Island Experiment
Rapid RestoNbttea' of Oitnw a 'ree&The budded, after the freeze. I have several ably, on account of its long-keeping) Station On Apple Culture,which .
accwajninyiBg: Y! illustration- ((or thousand trees that will bear next qualities, the nearestapproach we shall has received a new impetus in that
which we,are indebted to the courtesy year if we have a mild winter. ever have to a winter pear. State since the; spray pump has been
of the American .Agriculturist) en- JNO. J. BARR. -.*..- used as a means of warfare against
graved from a photograph :taken by Mfcanopy, Fla. Grapes For the South. pests,so that neglected orchards in that .

Mr.,E. Winter manager for Mr. J. B. S ,. .. Professor V. Manson\ the well- region are now being pruned and fertilized
Stetson, the millionaire'hat manufac- The Garber Pear: known authority on viticulture, con- until they have become productive
turer of Philadelphia, demonstrates Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: tributes an article on. varieties to the and valuable. A great many pointsin
the remarkably vigorous'growth of I mail you herewith sample of the I -Galveston News, from which we take it apply equally well to the orange.
young citrus trees. and the wonderful Garber pear. It was picked several the following: Apple trees have come to be regardedas -
revival of the:citrus'industry of Flori- days ago and I forgot to send it off, Green Mountain-Accidental variety cultivated plants which must be regularly .
da. Mr. Stetson makes his winter supplied with food and since the '
hence I fear you will find it over ripe. found in Vermont. Introducedby ,
home in Volusia county, where his Please test it and report your opinion Ellwager & Barry as Winchell, and roots extend wide, as well as deep,it is
orange grove of. 650 acres is located. Of it. J. H. GIRAiw u. Hoyt Bros. -as Green Mountain. found necessary to apply fertilizers over
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Before:the.fm&e of last'year, he made MonticelloFla.. the entire space where they spread.Apple r
Greenish earlier than Niagarasome
the stat. ._., t.that after he had owned yellow; trees need much moisture, and
Owing to our absence from the city ten days, and of much better
his'grovsifloBfc:enough to get them when this is lacking the fruit falls unripe .
the was not received for week rather under medium
a quality berry
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into good condition,under his system, and the winter varieties decay prema,
they were the best-paying property he turely. Mulching is essential,and if the
ownedr tops of the trees are allowed to shade
After the freeze he promply ,set to the ground and prevent the free move ;
j. work tq more: his groves to a bearingcaution R ment of air currents over the roots during ,
: As fast as practicable he a drought the value 6f the mulch is
| V had-the dead trees cut down close totne' greatly increased. The form of the
ground and bar;-grafted. .Small ; s i tops jn different varieties naturally differs .
twigs were sharpened on one side and rx but all need a large leaf area ex't '
shoved down between the bark and the posed to the light if good crops are ex-
wood of the stump-on living wood, pected. Strong light promotes the formation '
of course-then covered up snugly!. of the fruit buds, and the interlacing
with a mound of moist earth,so that of the branches of adjacenttrees
only,.one or two bud projected above is unfavorable to their formation,'
ground. Most of these] grafts "took" a fact which' is graphically illustrated: r
and grew rapidly, some of them reaching by pictures of twigs grown in the sunlight
J a height of ten or fifteen feet in and in the shade. Directions for _
one season. The photograph of the combating the various fungi and insectsare
tree presented herewith was taken full and complete, and it is sug .
May 4, 1896, and shows a pomelo .r gested that poultry can be used to goqd.
(grape fruit) tree which grew from the advantage.Mr. .
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been inserted on the stump February : L. E. Thompson of Pensacola,
23,1895. The tree bears seventy fruits,' while in Tampa recently succeeded in
every one perfect and in good condi.' making one of the largest real estate
t tion. Readers familiar with the po 4 deals that has been consummated for .,
melo are aware that seventy of these some time. He purchased eight square "
large fruits will fill an orange box, and r xy miles of timber land on St. Andrew's
income cases they would fill two box bay, paying therefor $1.50 per acre -
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tree-one tear.old, surely the Florida 'S'.;
orange growers have reason to be encouraged Mr. F. H. Davis, the real estate
: Results equally remarkable agent of Apopka has recently made '
have been achieved with orange three sales of improved lands in that
trees grafted the same way by other neighborhood also he has sold some
growers different parts of the State. J1F wild lands about Winter Garden at a
rate of about; $zo per acre for pine .
A Large Alaohua County Grove. r and $60 for hammock lands.Orlando

Several. our State exchanges pub- Star. n.. .. _.
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Bananas for
Barr, of Alachua County, has an orange Cow Feed. ,
One-Year-Old Pomelo Tree. Editor Farmer and 1I'n
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grove 500 acres, expectsto
harvest a good crop this year. We S To me not the least among the lessons
sent this item to Mr. Barr and of the freeze is.the discovery of
re- after it was picked; it was consequently cluster medium to large I
; very pro the value of the banana for
him how much it plant cow
quested to state any, over-ripe though perfectly sound.Of ductive and
equally as valuable as
feed. On the
margin of a mine
truth there is in it. He kindly replied swamp
the flavor had become
course, Niagara; a better sblpper.Ioore's I
were very large. After the freeze
as below; somewhat weakened. the my _
Diamond- Large cluster cows ate the cured leaves freely till
,..Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: Garber resembles the Kieffer, thoughit and berry, greenish yellow; earlier and they dried up and then attacked the
Yours calling my attention to a news- is more nearly round", having a deep better than Niagara; vigorous and pro : stalks. I helped them, taking off the
per clipping, and asking how muchh and wide cavity at each end and a ductive. outer shields, and when they ate them
"" ,. if ant, there is in the same, is I dense, fine-textured flesh. In this Niagara-Very productive,greenish down they gnawed into the great roots
d.I- will state that it is not all! !respect, however, it is not equal to yellow,large cluster and berry,medium a basin that would hold a bucket oft
have worked] : up about four the Kieffer, which is remarkable for early; succeeds generally; vine no water. I then dug them up and fed _
acres in orange ''trees, and I the density of its flesh. This samplewas very vigorous or long-lived; will not three cows through the winter, using -
11sted in one-tundred acres wholly free from the objectionable endure long shipment, but locally and very little other feed,. and their milk i
..sprouts are looking fine- hard grains which sometimes occur within 100 to 300 miles, a good mar was increased by it and was -of the
on a remarkably fine in the Kieffer near the core. The ket grape. best quality. The roots of old stalks
year have great faith core and seeds were nearly a minus Norfolk-Large cluster and berry, that have ripened their fruit are good
bog trees in a 'few years I quantity,,.so that the pear was practic very early, red with bloom over sur For convenience in feeding that, as
|.:be more profitable than they ally.all eatable. Of medium size anda face -
good quality; very productive; well as other.feed, I got strong meat
fore the freeze I have, no' rich golden yellow. It will evident. drops from cluster in long- shipment .boxes from the stores. The tops be


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Coming into the State since the freeze, and finding that the Condition of the Farmers demands that manufacturers should be content with
moderate profits, we are offering our High Grade Bone Fertilizers at Six to Seven Dollars per Ion less than our Northern Competitors, and in every case our
guarantees.grade are higher. Our Goods are made from the/ures/ and best materials and cannot be sold ;at the price at which some \local dealers are
vending goods made from cheaper sources, but results considered, ours, will be found cheapest in the end Agricultural chemicals, embracing Ammoniates
Potash, Bone, Cotton Seed Meal, etc., supplied at market rates. '';;' -}
Read our Circulars. Try our Goods. See local agents or address .
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: We refer to the Commissioners of Agriculture of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, the Virginias, the Carolinas, Georgia, A1aba *ai"TeriitiSseej etc.,
etc, as to the reliability of our guarantees and our general standing. 0
In a number of these States we have done business for forty years. ,

ing cut off I nail stout .strips of boardon writer visited the scene and watchedthe be a very poor return and would not and wont several hundred people pay
side in V then About and Now there is Our fees to the ? .
one shape, saw operations. thirty men pay. it. again. gate see game
out enough to allow the cow to put mules were employed in hauling and friend wants too much, expects too Now, I don't mean for you to thinkI
her head in. I set the boxes on scattering the muck.. It was thoughtthat much from Florida land. I have never am opposed to people enjoying
blocks high enough to prevent her the dressing of muck helped the seen the time I could not get fifty themselves and having fun, for I be-
from getting her head,out of the box I trees considerable,but we doubt if the cents a bushel for good sweet potatoes; lieve in fun ; have had all the fun I
: without stepping back, and that will operation will ever be repeated. We I can market any quantity now for could get ail my life; have it now,
prevent her from wasting the feed,espe- would say of muck as The American that price. Until recently they have and expect to have more whether thereis
cially when flies are bad. Set the box Fertilizer says of barnyard manure: brought seventy and eighty cents. If free coinage or not But I do mean
against a tree or post and nail it fast. "It is as well perhaps, to repeat here Florida, for not making more than to say that if a small portion of the
o Nail a narrow board across one end, that farmyard manure is a valuable fifty bushels per acre, would be a good time, money and energy spent in.ball
on which to lay your banana stump material, but that it is an expensive country to move away from, where playing and cycle riding was properly
while you slice it off with a sharp thing to buy or to intake when its production would you go to better it? What crop applied it would make fencing to turn
hatchet,and you will have a nice thing entails the (feeding of more pays better than fifty'bushels at fifty everY' razorback and breachy cow _
for- all sorts of feed. Having rich, stock than the tillage of the soil re cents? brute in Florida.
moist soil one can afford to raise bananas quires. It never pays to make ma- It does not pay to sell corn in the Now, I want to say to Brother
for the stock feed theyafiord. nure for itself alone." West as a general thing, but when fed, Chesebro to quit bothering about
A. H. POLK.- and it realizes fifty cents, and the potash. Beggar weed, cow peas and
'- Lakeland, Fla.. .. average is only thirty bushels, farmers pindars will furnish all the humus you
Fatrmer&Ttr1eke1i need, and a proper use of them will
Dried Muck for Orange (Groves. get rich.' But they raise fields of corn
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower; and we raise patches of potatoes. One improve your land from year to year.A .
Before the, freeze of 1894 you advertised too often in Florida hears of com field well seeded in beggarweedand
in THE FARMER AND FRUIT Letter from Major Campbell. patch, sweet potato patch, pindar turned under every fall with a
GROWER "an article of humus for sale Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: patch and cotton patch. Let's quit two.horse plow will produce a good
to apply} in orange groves." Have you I I am afraid our Brother Chesebro patching and get our ideas broadened crop of corn continuously and im-
the same article for sale now? What I did not read my article on sweet po. into fields instead of patches; ,and then prove. A field alternated with pindarsor
is the material,and what is the cost per tatoes understandingly. Whilst I said, the silver question will be settled, so cowpeas and fed down will do the
barrel or ton? Some dried muck is not as ordinarily cultivated, there 0 are far as we are concerned, for a wagon same. CHARLES W. CAMPBELL.
4 worth putting on a grove, and, in fact, more crops that come under fifty load of either will bring any day and Campobello Plantation, Marion
is injurious. Kindly post me on just bushels than went over it, I also said, every day silver, gold or paper dollars County. .. ...
what you have, and, if possible, give with proper 'cultiva onj, you might whichever you want
-; references or names of those using it lay off an acre or more with four foot Do you really believe there is sucha Intensive Celery Culture..
:in my vicinity,Lake Como or Satsuma rows, fifty-two rows to the acre, and great scarcity of money after all ? I :Mr. W. H. Jenkins writes' to the
Heights. VV. P. STANTON. maketwo and a half bushels to the think it is a delusion. Just take a Country Gentleman that he lately sent
Cleveland, Ohio. row, mating one hundred and thirty load of any of Florida's products to some some fine bunches of celery to a
Nothing of the kind you mention is bushels to the acre-and more-than market, from dry hides up to cotton fashionable summer hotel and received
> now advertised in the State; all that I this could be done by planting, on and tobacco, and see if money is not $30, for the product of a square rod.
has been consigned to the great waste- cow-penned or highly fertilized land; forthcoming at a remunerative price. The plants were set at an average distance -
pile of exploded theories and mistaken I but that quantity would be made at Advertise a cheap Sunday railroadexcursion of a foot apart-that is, in two
practices in orange culture in Florida. the expense of quality, for they wouldbe from Tampa to St: Augustine rows six or seven inches apartthenan
There is no muck found in the State I coarse and cracked.In graduating the price from $i to eighteen-inch space, and then
which will pay for the drying or pressing -i not making more than fifty bush $2, and see how qujck three or tour another double row. Wide boards
and shipping by rail or otherwise. els he says he feels sure they do not thousand people will crowd them. were set on both sides the double rows
even ten miles. There are deposits of, work it right Neither do I think it selves into all .the passenger coaches when the plants were half grown, the
muck which it will pay the grower at right to use potash or other mineral both the F. C. & P. and the Plant space between was mulched with ma }
his leisure intervals, to dig put and fertilizer to make sweet potatoes, "not System can produce, as was the'casea nure and other material that wo
spread in his grove when he can do in this section, at'least," for there is few Sundays since, and that means' hold moisture, water was turn
the work himself with his own horse no need in this section to use any fertilizer $8,000 to $10,000 for one day's questionable from a neighboring brook .
and wagon. Several years ago the 1 other than that which you makeat enjoymentLet ground was kept thoroughly r.. _
", great groves around Citra were treated' home, and not always that Planton a fellow want a bicycle pretty could almost seethe celery
to an application of muck from Orange second year's new land, and not bad, and see if he don't soon scare up when the plants were z. '
Lake, dredged up with a powerful too strong land, either, and you will enough money to get one. Let your the boards were crowds 4
dredge and hauled on shore with mules find enough vegetable fertilizer to baseball club take a notion tcrmake a gether, and in mid-August .-
over a pontoon bridge and up through to make over one hundred bushels to railroad excursion to a neighboringtown large growth of well-blanchel
the groves on a tram-way which 'was the acre. to play match game. Do they Of course, this.methdd will N -
moved for every row; of trees The Mr.. 0. thinks r fifty bushels:woUld find any difficulty in. getting the money ceed:: except on the richest so M
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when the rows are close irrigation is these cows, will be to feed fine bone ,:

indispensable. Three times as much WEST FLORIDA COAST, meal There is a lack of phosphatesin

celery can be grown on the land as by the food, and the bone meal will
the old method of setting in rows wide Plant System Lands, Lab Buller Villa Lands, Disston Co.'s Lands. supply it. Some of the fertilizer deal-

apart, while in double rows only halfas ers are making a specially fine bone

many boards are needed. There FIorI'Ja Homesteaj Knight's Building, Tampa, Fla. flour for cattle feeding. :Mix the
no earthing up to ,make expense and e I Empire Building, Orlando, Fla. bone meal, half and half, with salt

soil the stalks, while the mulch keeps and feed a large handful each day.

down weeds and retains the moisture 1'Elp The craving will soon disappear.
so that less water is needed... E -bands, gjeap) (HolItES{ in Best taming[ and Best fruit.> Section. Rural New Yorker. .
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(- Securing Desired Sex a Fallacy.
What Moles Eat. The Florida Homestead Company offers unequaled opportunities for the purchase of cheap
homes in Florida, '- H. R., FAIRMOUNT, Ky.-Recent
The Kentucky Experiment Station It has lands in every county of the State and prepared to furnish just such properties as
issues of The R. N. 'Y. contain articles -
makes a on this subject "The maybe '
report :
It has magnificent birgains in fanning fruit vegetable Umber and stock lands.. on the production of the desiredsex
stomachs of fourteen moles were ex These lands can be bought very cheaply,-at prices ranging from$1.50 to$ro.oo an acre.
amined 'and the food For a few hundred dollars a comfortable home, with a farm of a hundred acres can be bought by breeding for it. Various in-
contents are in the best fruit and farming section of the United Siaces. -
noted for ,each individual. Animal Florida offers a comfortable living and independence to small farmers who will settle on small structions as to how to proceed are,
places and grow fruits and vegetables for home and Northern markets. given, and to sustain theories ad- ,
food was found in all of the fourteen Our early fruits and vegetables command high price in aU markets. '
stomachs;and in seven stomachs traces Surplus fruit and vegetables could be canned,thus affording an additional and sure source of vanced, examples are offered, rang
revenue.. from to humans. This
ing pollywogs
of vegetable tissue were also found. The climate of Florida is delightful at aU seasons and it is absolutely healthful. '
The The temperature is about 45 for the winter and 85 for summer may be an interesting subject, and
vegetable matter, however, was The situation of the State and and its wonderful resources destine it to be one of the most '
thought to consist entirely of dead flourishing portions of the world. probably, will be an endless one, as
Now is the time to come when land is cheap and when the State is entering upon a new ocular evidence to sustain, or disprove -
fibrous incidentalto '
roots, probably eaten period of progress of prosperity.
the animal matter taken, and not in For information,literature,price lists of lands,etc.. write to theories cannot be had. In
their eagerness to write, the authors
tentionally eaten. Two-thirds of the
food consisted of earthworms, and the FLORIDA HOMESTEAD COMPANY overlook the axioms that dominate
in the of animal
remaining portion of insects, chiefly production
white grubs and beetles. In the opin _BOX_117, ORLANDO, FLORIDA. life. Nature i is not influenced by

ion .of the author the mole feeds en- mercenary: motives in the productionof

tirely upon animal matter." Live Stock. that,notwithstanding the loss (generally sex. Nature produces sex solelyas
offa about cent of the the means to the reproduction of
But he manages to upset and cut averaging 10 per
great many valuable plants while en- cattle turned into stalk fields), it paysto species. Nature has fitted the male -

gaged in the capture of his prey. Cornstalk Pasture Causes Disease. pasture these fields rather than let organs of generation to give, the
them to waste. Hence the following female to receive. Nature creates in
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There is fatal disease which often
_No Fancy Syrups from Beet Sugar. ; a precautions are given as likely to the male, the animalcule which, en.
attacks cattle that are being pasturedin
The enforced refinersof loss tering the female, develop into the
use by sugar prevent :
late fall and early winter in stalk
beet' is decided Never 'cattle into stalk complete animal. Naturecreates
raw- sugar having a turn hungry a
fields from which the corn has been
effect upon the syrup market in mak I field. First give them a full feed of the these animalcule, male and female,
gathered. Farmers call the malady I and has not given to man control of
ing ration have been used to and
fancy sugar syrup very scarce. "cornstalk disease." It entails more they they
Since June last the sugar refiners have. will not then gorge themselves with her processes of reproduction:
loss on the farmers of Kansas Nebraska -
used ,beet sugar almost exclusively.Syru.p stalks. Keep salt and water where no feeding or fussing, praying or
is- and probably other States than any to them at will. Occasional cussing, on the part of the female, or
a byproductand necessarily they-can go
other live stock malady hog
retains much of the characteristics of except salting in large doses does more anyone else, can make them other

the:sugar from which it is made. The cholera. harm than good. Start the cattle into i than they are. _
beet tains a much One farmer thought the disease the fields them in but The theory that the weaker or the
sugar:con larger percentage gradually,leaving
be caused and
might by mouldy
of salts than the cane, and wormyears half an hour the first day, an hour the stronger, the younger or the older
of left here and there in the
corn animal imparts the sex or that it is con
the distinct taste second and half hour ,
gives to syrup a salty increasing an a
field at gathering time. He sent some
by-reason of which the trade will not day till they have had time to gradu trolled by the age of the moon, or the
of these to the station and these -
ears duration of the uterine fervor is
take it. of used to the diet oth- common
Fancy grades sugar syrup ally grow feeding
ground husk cob worm dust'and
were but such is flexibte
a theory too
cannot be made from beet for food will not ;
sugar er plentifully so they get
all and their substance extracted with
for a law of nature. Nature's laws are
this while thus
reas Philadelphia Grocery hungry becoming accustomed -
alcohol and two guinea pigs were given -
World. 'to the stalks. If can have. not like twigs that can be twisted to
_____ doses of this extract and both died
desired shape, neither has Nature
a laxative food during this time it will any
Jacksonville and Tampa, noting within twenty-four hours. A bacteri millet alfalfa made a creator of man by giving to
help-such as ensilageor
,what was said i in the Morning News ological examination of this extract and him the power to change or establishthe

the other day about the destruction of of the blood of the dead guinea pigs The roots.above- is condensed from a bul sex of her creatures. The student -

mocking birds here, slopped businessfor failed to disclose the presence of. any letin of the Kansas Experiment Sta- of natural history who says that

an instant and listened to see if organisms. tion. fWe have never heard of this he nursed a brood of tadpoles that by

theycould hear the melodious warblingof All indications point to wormy comas disease in Florida. The Florida cattleare high feeding developed more bull

the birds in their own trees; but nota the cause of cerebritis, or blind accustomed to and frogs thaw females, can learn that the
so eating digesting
note fell upon their eager ears. Their staggers in horses, but it is doubtful if wire grass that their stomachs are little wiggles are hatched male and

birds have gOIe) the way Savannah's there is any connection between the probably equal to the task of digesting Female, and that swapping their soon

went. Trappers have caught and sold horse disease and this cattle disease. com husks without any trouble. useless tails for.a quartet of legs, does

them. There are a few left In the There is no authentic case where ... not transmogrify..their sexual organs.
country, as'is the case about here, but\ wormy corn has injured cattle.: -Southern- Ruralist.-
The indications all Cows That Chew Bones and Sticks. .
tfoe trappers are going to the woods af- point to indigestions .

lerth4m,and unless'something is doneat aggravated by the presence of All the spring, my cows chewed all From a letter received from Mr, G.

once, will, in all likelihood, soon some toxic poison, possibly saltpeter, the old sticks they could ,find and H. Williams, dated Ewarton, Jamai-

:have them exterminated.-Floridian. as the cause of this disease. A sudden even pulled slivers off the hemlock ca, August, 24, we copy the following

,. .- .. change of feed is likely to cause indigestion fence, and chewed them as they do interesting item: "I arrived with my

The question may be asked if cellars and this disease always occurs bones sometimes. They have not party August,, 10, after a pleasant voy--
are built in Florida. On a recent trip when cattle are first turned into the done as well as usual and are thin in age from Baltimore:and am busy getting -

the colonists we learned that itonly stalk fields. Nothing is"more calcu- flesh. They have had salt to go to ready for the shipment of oranges.We .

possible, but a success lated to cause indigestion than these when they wished, and had about the shall make our first shipment for. ,,

tv dug about six feet square, hard,dry,weather-beaten,leached corn same fodder winter and spring, that the season about September 4, I think.

it up,has a trap-door for com- stalks. Indigestion would cause a reflex they usually have had. They have Here in the bills at an elevation of

tiOD to it, and also ventilators, action of the nerves which would had lowland pasture most of the summer 1,000 feet, the temperature is very

t which air can circulate. Wille partially paralyze the heart, and that but are in clover and timothy pleasant. Since August 10 "the highest -

shelves around the sides for would cause the congestion. always now, and I see no difference. They temperature at midday was 87, and ..
uit,-etc. Butter and other bund. have clean spring water from the same the lowest at night 65. This is some-

tiles keep beautifully in this. The disease will be further studied, trough all the time. For fodder last what like Florida in Oc tober. We are

her man Intends to use brick in I and it is hoped that future, investigations winter they had corn stalks, clover also quite free from mosquitO and

the sides and bottom. This,no i will definitely decide the cause and red-top hay 1Vh: t is 'the flies in this place. In spite of all this

__ will even better.GreeapTropic of the trouble doubt. trouble? ,. attachment for
___ _-g prove beyond ,, my Florida is not

; *, r In the meantime the. farmers. say'- Ans.-The quickest" -' -, -way to cure' shaken.-Palatka Times-Herald.

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who get beat returns, use our who get their truck to market first, use

Strawberry Special F rtillier. The Tde a tilizer."

Price S25.OO Per Ton. ''< '
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? Price $27OO..GUARANTEED ,_ .
For Making Perfect Shipping, Berrles.r .: '
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Ammonia... 2 to 4 percent. ?
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Phosphoric Acid ,........ -.......,............. ...... T.to 9 -. .L Moisture a r'lQ to 12
...............:...... *i ; -- Ammonia from Cotton! Seed !Meal Nitrate of Soda, Blood
Sulphate Equate Bone of Potash Phosphate... .of....Lime.......-............. ........16 6 to to 18 8 .* and Bone...............,... ....... ..................... 45< to &X! _
..... .. ..... ... .. u.. Available Phos Acid from Acid Phosphate and Bone........ 4# to &X"
Equals Actual Potash.... .. .... 3to" 5 := Sulphate 1 of ... ... .. ........ ..............:\k. -iwAjl to 13 > .'.
Made from Nitrate of Soda, Blood,Cotton Seed Meal Bone, Acid PActu. :
Ph hateandPotashSalts.. t Equivalent Potash ............ ...ilr6 to".
osp Made exclusively from Nitrate of Soda Cotton Seed. Meal, Blood. ,
:- "BEST CROP IN TEN YEARS." "- ; ; Bone,Acid Phosphate and Sulphate of Potash. .

Messrs. Fisher & Powers: Lawtey, June 30th; 1896, This is a soluble, quick acting and lasting! fertilizer' : The nitrogen

I used Wilson & Toomer's Strawberry Special Fertilizer my strawberry crop, coming from three different ingredients especially
1,3001be.to the acre,and from two acres shipped 150 bushels'.- I had the best betvaluable, as* all three sources are best adapted to making -
ries the best plants the best yield of ten years. My pear. trees on the same land are
making big growth. (Signed.) SIM HOGAN. quick i growth. The potash from sulphate of potash

'. Write for our Special Strawberry Circular, "How to Grow only.
Berries. For Profit." Try it alongside of the more expensive brands and be, convinced.We .
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also have a large supply of the Celebrated H. J. Baker & Bro.'s Complete Vegetable and Orange Tree Manures. AlsoaCompleteg

Stock of all Agricultural Chemicals, Fine Ground Tobacco Stems, C. S. Meal, Blood and Bone, Fine Ground Bone, Potash, Etc.


Write. Us for Prices before Buying. '

WILSON: & TOCXMOSR: Jacksonville, ;,?
:- Insecticide and Fertilizer Lime, $7.00 per Ton ::


Farm Wisdom. We believe that every orange tree root kinds aw bottling them under the name .
that is in a good healthy condition and of "nitrogin.v applied to the soil they Poultry.
r sending up fine sprouts will be worth I make available the plant food suitable to
Be kind to horse and cow. So treat in five time than if there had I the plant to which they are adapted. _._ ...
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them that they will greet you with a been no freeze.-Florida Agriculturist. I, Northwest Texas in the stockman's Edited by S..8.DeLANOY, Apopka, Fla.
neigh or a moo. They are much more f It is claimed that an ounce of sulphur paradise. Plenty of grass and little
easily coaxed than driven, and if so given to cows twice a week will cure drouth. f .

:treated conform only to them.need'to know your desires to them of the habit of eating sand. If the filtHy,.close hog pen must exist ...: Our Illustration. .

To prevent foot-rot, see that no water let it be a good distance from the house.
The plant that adds goodly quantities stands around the trunk of your fruit More than 200 species of bacteria have
built matter to the soil is helping to trees. been found in the mud of the Hog pen. a
and give effectiveness to other
fertilizers.up Root knot is largely the result of soil See that all cellars are well aired and .
and climate, and few peach nurseries or free from decaying vegetable matter. A
The common barrel, pulverized salt is orchards uHhis country. are entirely'fre e wet or even damp cellar accounts for
better for cows than rock salt. from it. many diseases that afflict the human race.
The characteristic traits are said to be In orchard site it is advisable
selecting an -
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tendency purchase
transmitted from mother to son and from i
to take the and most
highest exposed
countries what in this
we can produce
father to daughter. Therefore ascertain
location available. Killing frosts do not
has somewhat to da with the depiession
whether the mother of the sire in breedIng -
strike there the low
so heavily as on
in this What be
for good milker country. can producedon
a dairy was a grounds.The .
the southern! farm should not be purchased -
Adding commercial fertilizers to muck cotton does
Japanese long staple from the north.
and stable manure is like adding
coffee, salt'to meat or vegetables-the sugarto not prove a success in this country Now is the time to kill Johnson grass, !
t coarse manure will hold the moisture, $380,000,000 are lost to the soil tillersof when it is matured.

and the commercial fertilizers will make the country annually by the ravagesof ; Buy your seeds for fall and winter t i3 a.
available the humus. They will be more insects. The army worm has been planting of seedsmen of reputation.See T r'
most destructive in some parts of the '
valuable together- than separate.- north this that your cotton is well baled, well
It is now claimed that bone"meal is not year. covered and uniform size of bales. It
available unless treated with sulphuric If feed is scarce sell off part of the eat will pay all the extra cost.
acid. It hardly accords with the experience ers. There is no economy in keepingmore Range cattle make poor beef. Corn The above cut is a faithful likeness
of its users. It is available but the stock than feed. It costs less to meal and cotton seed meal make beef of a pair of those truly excellent fowls,
process is slow. See at least that it is keep an animal in good condition thanto more rapidly for two months than any the White Crested Black Polish. It is

finely ground.A put in good condition. It is a saving other grain feed.A doubtful, indeed, if a more beautiful,
\ farm is the worst place in the worldto of teed to keep stock in a thrifty condi
starve at. Good digestion follows 'a tion. cow that will make 300 to 400 poundsof hardy or profitable fowl. is bred in this
good appetite and good rest'follows good The new farmer is the one who.knows butter a year is more valuable than a country today than the breed named
digestion, ana good healthand more what to raise, how to raise it, and howto horse. She will not make it on the above. They are among the most
than enough contentment follow all the sell it. It requires wider knowledgethan range. persistent of our egg producers,and at
rest.The any other science. We want the results of experiments inStringfellow's the same time are noted for the great

aim of the farmer should be to Improved farmers are the only kind methods of root pruning. I size of their eggs. The above pair are
produce the largest and best. returns at Destructive insects to fruit, vegetables,
that can make even the best stock pay. representatives from the pens of our
the least possible expense. etc., may be destroyed by killing the in
Allow us to urge again, if you have a One of the advantages of our Southern sect before it reaches the pupa state by old advertiser, Mr John Bauscher,Jr.,
spring or stream of water higher than the climate is that when,.regular spring crops placing lights made of cheap coal oil upon Freeport, Ill., and may convey some
house or other portions of the farm, to from any cause fail, there is enough of the under limbs of the trees at night or idea of the ability of the breeder and
conduct the water to the house, barn or the year left before frost to recoup the patches of vegetables. The light attracts the general excellence of his stock.

field. Carrying! a crop through a drouth loss.l the.insect and they forget to lay the eggs. This gentleman breeds thirty-one varieties
by a well directed water supply makes The Elberta peach is suited to all parts Economy is a household god not to be of imported and domestic fowls
all the difference between success. and of the country. Over a million of trees despised.
failure sometimes. and has eees: for hatching. purposes on
have been planted. Question the readers of the Southern -- -
The great need of the country is the : It is generally admitted that stock of Ruralist as to. what they think of it. hand and for sale at all times. Th

multiplication of small farms. It is to kinds do better when they have free access Heavy fertilizing, it is claimed, is a i of our readers who are interested _
fI small farms that France owes her greatest to water, so that they can drink at remedy for the root knot in peach trees improving their poultry,or in th
prosperity.The any time needed. The effect is, of course in Florida. chase of improved poultry,will f3
black, waxy lands of Texas require most apparent with milch cows, thoughit i Now is the time for the final pruningand to correspond with Mr. Bauscl
.' no manuring for cotton, and produce is apparent with horses and other cultivation ,of the orange sprouts.Do is thoroughly competent to a
about one-third of that staple grown in stock. The numerous fresh water lakes I not prune too much.-Southern Ru-
the United States, and more than all other in Florida are always accessible.to tock.'I ralist. them. Send fifteen cents an(

countries in. the world. Texas is a Agricultural scientists have secured a .. catalogue of this Sunflower
great State. bacterium labeled "No.41"and put it up- A solution of vinegar and salt is the Farm, which, in addition to ili ;

Grow everything on'the farm you consume on the market, which mixed with the best thing to clean polished iron, as handsome cuts,illustrations ape
S. that can be grown profitably. cream.insures good butter. well as copper. Heat' the salt and of the various breeds, contains
See that all the tools used on tlie.farm A Dr. :Nobbe, of Germany, has discov- vinegar in the frying pan or other dish. hat Is valuable'on the general
when not in use are properly housed. ered seventeen different kinds of bacteria Rub off the stains, then wash it off and duct of,the poultry business and
These last two items may prove to 1 be the. helpful to the growth of plants, and has
profits of your farm. .., begun the work of breeding the severalI scour it with sand soap. 1 table- garctenV

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An Object Lesson. will, in a very short time, more than I be necessary Jo scrub them every day Education ofBODV.

That it is vastly more profitable to pay for thee outlay. Speed the day If this is neglected and the ,ducks r

keep pure breeds =than mongrels.has when the mongrel will be banished drink from their filthy troughs it will ,
,forever from in the taint their flesh. MIND I
often been brought to our notice and every spot coun- ,

proven. 0 Never was it more forcibly try.-The American-Poultryman. Perfect cleanliness must be kept up, MORALS.

illustrated than in the following in- J if not their filthiness will almost ex- FREE TUITION. '

stance: How to Fatten Ducks. ceed that of the hog. If their pen .

One autumn, a few years ago, a farmer :- "In order to obtain good prices for cannot be kept clean any other way The

who often passed our place, came dressed ducks they must be fat and use straw. Do not let them paddle in Florida '.

to us and said he .wished to get a appear plump and round. The skin mud unless you want to flavor them .

cockerel. He stated he did not wish must be one color throughout," so saysa with it. Ducks will lay on fat very Agricultural

to pay a fancy price, but simply writer in American poultry Journal. rapidly and often get so fat that they .

wanted one to introduce new bloodin "For illustration dress a duck which will drop dead from a sudden fright.Do College

his Hock, but was particular to state has had free range of all green stuff not be afraid to give them a large

he wished; large bird. )Ve pointedout while fattening; also dress one which yard as the exercise they take will in- Is supported by grants from the National

a large Plymouth Rock cockerel has only a large yard for a range witha crease their fat. It is a mistaken ideato 1' from Government.Florida. All Open tuition to free males to and students females.
limited of pen any kind of fowls in small Women board with families In town. Men
which in with others supply
greens, comparethe
was a yard some ,
... board at College Mess Hall for 11000 per
but which>was "off" in some respects two after dressing, each receivingthe yards.to keep them from running the month. A most healthy location. College
fat off. Such "an idea is contrary to attends all students free of charge.
amount.of and the
for show purposes, and told him he same care Military discipline under a graduate of Welt
could have that one for $1.50. difference. The one which had un- natural science. In physiology we are Point. Four courses of instruction.--4prt-
cultural Mechanical, Latin Scientific and
"What he exclaimed in evident astonishment limited range will have a green spot taught to exercise in order to assimilateour Women1 Superior equipment in Labora-
surrounding the vent the size of a food and the greater the assimilat- tories. Gives degrees of B.8.and A. B. Bus- '
probably thinking we were
iness Course
giving free instruction In Pen-
trying to fleece him, "a dollar and a man's hand, while the other will appear ing power the greater amount of flesh manship, Book Keeping,Business Law,Short
laid on. Give them a large yard and Hand, Type Writing and Telegraphy. Fall
half. Why, I never paid more than one color throughout. We will Term opens Monday, Oct. 5th 1896. For catalogues -
fifty cents for a rooster. No, young go a little farther. Place both of themon never allow anybody or anything to giving full information address
sale side by side and there will be frighten them. It is the undue exer- O. CLUTE, President,
man, you can't get me to pay fancy Lake City, Fla.
prices," and he started away. Glad at I least 2 cents per pound differencein cise that exhausts the flesh and not the

of an opportunity to convince him price. Some 'would not purchasethe exercise they take for their own pleas: MASTER'S SALE.

that he in called him .duck at price. We ure. As I have stated, keep them
was error we green any Notice is hereby given that under and by virtueof
back, and asked if he had sold must cater to the wants and opinionsof quite hungry for five days, then in- a final decree of sale made and entered by the
any Honorable R. M. Call, of the Fourth -
Judge Judicial
chickens in the market recently, and the people. If the appearance is crease their feed, being very carefulnot Circuit of Florida, in and for Duval
'if.so what price he received. He informed all right the stock will sell; while on to overfeed them, and you will be County, in Chancery,sitting on the first day of
June, A. D. 1896,in certain cause therein pending -
us he had sold a dozen cock- the other hand, even if stock may be surprised at the amount of fat they wherein C. E. Hoyle is complainant and
swill The time required to Thomas I,. Allen, Ida Allen and Jane E. Porter
lay on.
erels that day at 12 cents per pound as fine and fat as is possible to get are defendants, I shall offer for sale and sell to
live weight. The twelve had netted them, they will not sell unless properly fatten a duck-should not exceed four the highest bidder for cash, at public outcry in
front of the Court House door of said Duval
him $547 or about 45 cents each. dressed and packed. Never think for teen days. As soon as they get fat County, in the city of Jacksonville therein, on
that stock .will they will commence shedding their the first Monday in September, the same being
he added "I moment
"You see am willingto one your
the?th day of said month and a legal sales day,
give you fifty cents for that bird look too nice, and never let it enter feathers. Then pick out the fattest between the legal hours of sale,the property described -

right here, which is more than I got your head that you will not get paid and dress them, as they .will get Lot one in((1)said)in final Block decree thirty-two as follows(fo4): Riverside,
for mine delivered to the market. for the extra trouble it takes to put full of pinfeathers in three days.If in the city of Jacksonville,Duval County,Florida.
II' August 6th, 1896. STEPHEN E. +OSTEA.
dressed time
Going into the yard we caught the your poultry in proper shape. It is at right pedal Master.
dealer will make the feathers will pun out very WALKE & STRIPLING,
cockerel we had ,offered him and bidding true the more on.
him follow us to the cook room your stuff when you put it in pro.pershape easily. If picked too soon they will Solicitors for Complainants.
than he will be very tight and likely fetch the skin
where we had scales, we weighed the on mixed-up, hap
bird which just tipped the scales at hazard suff, and although he may not along while if too late the pin feathers NOTICE OF INCORPORATION
much he the ad- will be very numerous. They
nine pounds. Turning to him we said: pay you as as might

"There, by your own statement of the ditional price you realize will pay you must be shaved. A shoemaker'sknife Notice is hereby given-that the undersigned
prices you received today in the market for your trouble. Stick to the motto : with a quite narrow blade is the will, upon the expiration of the time prescribedby
best. Grind it thin half law for advertising the notice and charter: ,
the bird would bring $1.08, and don't Strict observance, of the requirementin very way to apply to the Governor of the State of Florida for
think it worth ,the cents extrato whatever city it be. We must give the back, then use a razor strop and letters patent for the Johnson Law Compiny in .
you accordance with the Charter as below
keep it sharp enough to shave with.If published
help compensate me for the expenseI the people what' they want if Cuss A. TB.EMEKB.:
we compensation. Competition the pin feathers are cut close to C. HAMMATT,
have been to, to the parent expect
stock?" The farmer procure had evidently not is too sharp and with the fast the skin they will not injure the sale T..B.P.LrmcsTox.A. PBBJIY. .
trains be in the least. I have reference to dry F.L. BISHOP.
produce brought
looked at it in light, but still was express can
miles and picking. Of course the pin. featherscan Jacksonville, Fla.,Aug. 14, J8g6.
obdurate, and after offering $i for the 1,000 carried to your very
bird and it being refused him, went door as cheaply as you can sell it. be pulled out when they are

away. Two days after he again visitedus "In regard to fattening ducks: As I scalded, though it will pay to always selves We together the Undersigned for the purpose hereby of associate forminr a our-cor-
and said his wife thought he better stated in my last article if the trade dry pick as you cannot hold scalded poration under the laws of the'State of Florida,
stock, while dry picked stock will as prescribed under 2123 OC.RCTiJcd. -,
get the bird anyway. call for yellow skin use yellow corn; to be known as 'The Johnson Law Company'
keep indefinitely, which means a: with place of business at ackson\'i11e. Fla.,1'or
The next season we were on the if a white skin is more saleable use deal when the market is the purpose of baying, selling, renting or exchanging -
lookout forthat man. We accosted white corn. A very good feed is com- great overstocked electric machinery and other supplies.,
; and will sell for enough more repairing electrical, mechanical and other instruments
him on one occasion when he was posed of one-third corn meal, one- and machines, wiring buildings for
at any time to pay for the extra trouble. electric lights, bells etc aod for the purpose of
homeward bound, as we knew he had third middlings, one-third bran. A merchandise business. -
doing a general
taken some chickens to market that feed composed of the above will make The capital stock of the Company shall bd

day, and asked him how much his more muscle and require more time to O6l. Tiffin's Young Ostriches. Three shares Thousand of One Hundred Dollars, Dollars divided each into, ten Thirty percent

birds were netting him. Well," he fatten than when more corn meal is I notice in the Cocoa and Rock- of which shall be paid into the treasury upon
the organization of the Company, and the bal
replied with a smile/'those sired by the used. If the demand is for fat, whichis ledge News of the 3d inst., in the local -" ance as the Directors may determine. .
bird I bought of about the in New York market then the The corporate existence of the Company shall
YOU average 65 case news, following: "The last : commence on the date of the filing of ins Articlesof
cents each, while those of my own use one-third corn meal, one-fourth ostrich chick of Col Tiffin dies. We Incorporation with the Secretary of State and
the Clerk of the Circuit Court and terminate
stock, the same age, bring about 50 middlings and one-fourth bran and had hoped the young, birds would ninety-nine years thereafter.The .

cents each. And, by the way, young about one-eighth beef scraps. Do not grow, and\ that the Colonel might be ted by business a Board of of the Directors Company consisting shall be conduc of five

man, save me two good roosters this use much green: stuff while fattening; the founder of a new and paying in- members to elected each year at the regular

rear." not more than one-eighth part, as the dustry on the island." annual that meeting the following stockholders named incorporators, provided however ,to*

The, above $efves to illustrate the skin will be affected by the color of Now from this, one would infer wit: Chas. A. Tremere, C. 8. Hammatt T. B.
F- and F,
Livingston Z
v tied"irioroughbred stock. If only the feed When ducks are put up for that no more ostriches would grow constitute the Board Perry of Directors until Bishop the first

L good_ are used, a flock of com fattening, feed light for the first five that were to be hatched) just as no annual The highest meeting.amount of indebtebness or liability

mo* fowls may be graded up, if a per- days, then commence to increase their more chickens would live from a to which the Company shall at any time subject
soa cannot go to the expense of procuring feed a little each time. You will find batch of eggs. I wish to contradictthis lars.itself shall not exceed Two Thousand Dol

'-, all thoroughbreds. But there that they will eat until they will be impression, as the young ostriches August Witness A.our D. 1896.hands and seals this 24th day of

breeders of good stock in unable to swallow the last mouthful died of often '
.._.are many a complaint that they are CHAS.TRKMEEB, (Seal)
fery;-section of the country and an yet they will run to the water with subject to at such an early age, ,.C. S.HAMMATT, (Seal)
.of but a few dollars will beifficent that mouthful and mix it with the such chickens and T; B. X4VIKCSTOH 'Seal)
itky wa- as any young turkeys :A.. P.Pm; Seal)
to give !anyone a start, while !ter and,try' to drink it This is the are liable to.-Courtenay letterin all of- Jacksonville c ,P.Duval L. BHHO County?,,Florida.(Seal)

profit! 'derived' from:such a flock cause of filthy. water". "'''..troughs.'' It will ,Indian I't River, Advocate.: ,' Jackson ville,Fla,Aur Y ',-j tlt, 1896. _


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have .heard of 'one'farmer who i In Canning

sold his tpbaccp(or$s; oo. He raised Using a reliable make
fourteen or fifteen thousand pounds. and testing the airtight

How is that f for tobacco'-farming?- by pouring little water ,

I Quincy New Era. ing it upside down.Thoroughly I

Lake 'has 'electric plant cleansing ,- ,
City a new '
have been used
with all recent improvements: and the by i .. ,
in warm water then, .
light is of a very Superior quality- SEE THAT CURVE.QUALITY .
scalding hot water to
bright, steady and strong. This plant q., w
ammonia or washing ...}. 1
gives the street twenty-three arc lightsof .
candle and thirty four added, and allowing .J: 1'LH'" ;.","'...<.r...... .-=- ,
1200 power, least two hours before_ ;t
incandescent lights of thirty two candle ; --"i-'
each. Up' to date there Rejecting all old. J' : ,
power -
are stretched out., .; "
and .buildings -
into '
have been put stores I !
least hardened.
some 200 incandescent lights. Using firm'large fruit* THAT AIDS THEM TO i
Embowered in her magnificent oaks, --
rieties and having it
with their umbrageous branches all TALK FOR THEMSELVES t ,I
overripe rejecting all .
draped with Spanish moss,Lake City'sstreets overripe stunted and

by night present a most beautiful fully preparing, the rest. : THE, SCIENCE... SHOWN THAT ,
While our old town, I "
the and ..
rants on stems
long asleep, but now quite astir, expe- .
fore they are hulled. AIDS THE QUALITY. ,
riences no boom, still quite a numberof .
all small fruits
Washing )
buildings, some very handsome,are
going The' demand for homes to pouring water on the .
let is greater than the supply. Thereis drain, allowing the pits of .
and the seeds of -:
not a vacant house of any importancein peaches ... .
main in the fruit; or if

A the dealer town.in hides at Tampa shipped pits tionable through, distribute each quart five l s: :e a ing19: : .l.lbsi s ;

to a firm in New York five cow hides, small white net or thin :

which, when tanned,make ten sides of taming handful of

leather. This dealer got $7.50 net for seed in each similar sized .
his five cow hides. About the same .
with t '
Paring peaches a I -, ".:,..
time a well known shoemaker orderedten S." : ;
sharp knife instead of I .
sides of leather from the same firm lye; not removing the days ahead of *diem: 'a11.'" '

in New'York,for which he paid 5750. but piercing each one ', .::;..: ., .
Saying npthing about the freight on the times with a fork to Art. Catalogue i cents in Stamps.. :.- '
hides to New York, or on the leather from breaking badly "'.

back to Tampa, there was a profit of. using only sugar either :.. : .'- '

$50 on five hides that this tanner in. loaf,and only enough to WHEEL CO., HOLYOKE, MASS
New York made which Kim 1)'i
v cost per ant, palatable taste.
haps!entyve cents per hide to tan. Cooking the fruit in -1..
Here is lesson. Some time I '"
an object it is not broken by .

ago Orlando barely missed having a vor lost in the escaping such goods. And yet, has a stomach, often a capricious one' ,

tannery established here. The projectdid this, place the fruit in reaSon, the ma as well as a palate. The cook:", of. superficial -
not receive the necessary support, is prepared, cover with fail to appreciate acquirements desires i that food
,and the business went elsewhere.: Herewe .
neck of the then the method
jar, put com- may taste well; the one well qualified,
have the material with which to
but not the rubber band. and are content to not only seeks to please the palate) ;; but 1
tan, either the palmetto root or canai- or other'suitable vessel fourth-rate article- consults .Twentieth. Century -
gre root. We have at our door hun- the furnace or heating jam-if only it Cookery.

dreds of thousands of hides to tan. the jars of fruit inside, c n Vinegar Maker. .
Why do we not do something in this enough together to touch .t How's This? *

line?-Orlando Star. sel,with hot water until ( Guess Work. We offer One Hundred Dollars reward

Three years ago the hyacinth was within an inch of f the error thot a cook is for any case of Catarrh that cannot .be
considered a curiosity on this part of draw it to the front of the could be more cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
the St. Johns river; a stray plant was. closely and bring to a. considered F. J. CHENBY &Co., Toledo, 0.
We the
undersigned have known F J.
once in a while seen going by; how is boiling ten minutes ( mixed with some Cheney for the last 15 years, and believe
it now? Al1'e dead rivers, lagoons firm fruits), or until the not belong to it, him perfectly honorable in all business
and creeks are stopped up tight; all I easily pierced with a a laundress, is light, transactions made by their firm.
# places in? the main river where there is draw the vessel to the ghly respectable. A WEST &: TRUAX, Wholesale Druggists,

an overhanging tree there is a large area nace. with its scrupu Toledo, 0.

of;them; on most of the points and in Takeout a jar, set it Its 'burnished tin sale WainiaoKUJxdx&M&nvuWhole.Druggists,Toledo 0.
the coves there is a patch. The river towel, fill it to and its glowing Halls Catarrh Cure is taken internally o. ,
rises a few inches or falls a few, or the ing water, wipe off the being a dingy or unin- acting directly: upon the blood and mucous
wind changes with a sudden blow and rubber and cover,and J is, indeed, if well surfaces of the system. Testuilohials
storm, and an acre or so is turned loose I tightly. Treat each jar interesting place in by all sent Druggists free. Price, 75c. per bottle Sold

and floats down stream, maybe full of ner, and as they cool kitchen is the very ---,,....------._
logs, tree trunks and roots.., A steamerIs tighten the covers about To quote a Scrip-
liable to be hit at night and be damaged When nearly cold invert .of it are the issues An excellent substitute for potatoesat

or sunk. On the river, south of a final test that they are a dinner is rice, cooked in milk and/
Volusia tar there is sufficient well salted, put i inio a dish and
current Wrap each jar in and honest cook is
browned in the alaktra hot
to keep the hyacinth floating, but from paper bag over it from of health,but ove
there north to Palatka the tide and plainly On the outside, is the one who if i igno lemon sauce and pour it over'the rice
when it is taken from the
winds collect it in oven
large areas, and in cool, dry place. is a minister
just before the dish is sent to the table
places completely! covering the river, The flavor of canned. ,when properly un
causing the steamers, and especiallythe improved by opening! it a great deal more
Everglade,to stop once or more on hours before it is of food to please u-eaa44L
a trip to clean out her suction:pipes the oxygen* be a good cook is to

and rudders Below Palatka they are This is ndither, a' new at least, in a practical sMOK }DIRM T.W
not -quite so bad, there being more method of canning fruit i of life, from which y.incuus.'Irlt F
.-Florida .Facts. tually the same'ai' that :: 1 of the fact that man &Iit1



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Valuable Out Paper Patterns Free -

to"Every'Reader of the'Farmer Erom tM Democrat,Atlanta, Texas.

f 'and Fruit (Grower. Home wC LINDEN, TEXAS, March 21, 1896.

'., Dressmaking Made Easy. \ This is to certify that my wife and son

t_ suffered from dropsy-my wife afflicted 4h
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We have made arrangements with for six years and my son for two years. ..? M4E r
t During that time I resorted to every rem-
an" !old and reliable pattern house, : 1w edy known,to the medical profession in

whose styles are universally adoptedby this section of the country. In my great
1 anxiety and desire to alleviate their
well-dressed people everywhere, by suffering I consulted two eminent doc-

which we are offering to the readers of tors in New York, and after several Atlrae6v8ROU'J

the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER the .: e : ; I months treatment I could discover no Shortest, Quickest, Most
visible improvement, not saying anythingfor '
Demorest Cut Paper Patterns. When their recovery. :

purchased in the regular way, patternscost While in Jefferson, Texas, some ,two BETWEEN <.i *.
from twenty cents to fifty cents years since I happened to mention the FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH
L I 'condition of wife and to lead-
i my son a THR
apiece, consequently our offer makes ing physician and druggist He advised
? Florida Central and Peninsula
every copy of this paper: worth that iS' me to try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Li

amount extra. You do not need to j Pale People. After considerable persua-
write a letter; simply cut out the Pat- / 'A ., sion I reluctantly consented to do so. t:V
York to Jacksonville .
At first I two and by
bought packages:
Order below and mail it accord
tern Y, New Florida Pennsylvania R. R. to Wash\
the time one package had been ,taken I and' ington. Southern RailWay tos
ing to the directions on it, and you iu saw a marked change for the better, I Northern I Columb1a.. Florida Central it

will receive by return mail the pattern continued the use of them until,twenty Air Line. Peninsular in Florida.to all principal

in(the size chosen packages or boxes had been taken whento points
Cincinnati to HarrimanjunoCincinnati
.1' my surprise and great joy my wife and tlon by Queen &; Crescent,
son had fully recovered and are today in Harriman Junction to Ashe-
fine health. Ashevllle & ville and Columbia by South-._

t.. I Too much cannot be said in commen- i Jacksonville ern Central Railway APensnsular and -Florida Columbia -'
.. ; fil dation of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. They J to Jacksonville.
rt are certainly a great boon to Buffering Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
i humanity, and I ,take great pleasure in Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga
and Southern B'y to Ever-
offering this testimonial. In connection Florida}ette,Florida Central& Penin-
FOR HOME AND SOH00L.908Nina with this I will state that two of our Limited. sular to all important Florida

leading physicians treated my wife and points.
Apron. Kansas City Fort Scott i*
Kansas City Memphis R.R.to Kansas
\ SIZES FOR 6, 8 AND 10 YEARS. (Signed) JOHN, MJLLEB.x and to Birmingham" 7Thro'
; State of Texas, to Everette Central &
Nainsooks, fine lawns and cambricare County of Casso }ss.- Line Peninsular to all Fla. points.

John Miller, the subscriber to the fore- Louis to Jacksonville by
used for these little ,
pretty aprons, Short Line to Du Quoin,
and the preferred trimmings are fine- going, being duly sworn on his oath, says Holly Sp'gs 1St. Central to Holly Bpjgs,
the statement he makes concerning Dr. Route. City, Memphis & Birmingham -
patterned embroideries. Pure white Williams' Pink Pills is just and true.C. J to Birmingham,Sou.
alone is used, the fancy for color not A. EAST, Justice of the Peace. R'y to Everette an. J' C.&P..
Sioux City &; Chicago to Jack.'
having extended to these garments. Dr. Williams'Pink Pills for Pale' Peopleare sonville, 111. Cent., to Holly
Holly Sp'gsRoute. }SP BS. K., 0. M. & B. to Birmingham -
They protect the little gowns perfectly considered an unfailing specific for Sou BT to Ever
nothing more than the hem of the such diseases as locomotor ataxia, partial ette and the F. C. 4 P.
skirt below and not paralysis, St. Vitus' dance, sciatica, neuralgia Louisville &; Nashllie to Eire
showing always' rheumatism, nervous headache, New Orleans Junction. F. C. &,,P._*oniy,
i that. The neck is finished by a circular the after effect of la grippe; palpitation of To 1 route with through sleeperrJackso'vIUe
//I' between New Orleans and
bertha of double lawn trimmedon the heart pale and'sallow ,complexions, Jacksonville.

x fyf the edge with a uffle of embroidery. that tired feeling resulting from nervous The F. C. & P... has 700 miles of track'ft.Florida .

Long string tie in the back, but prostration; all :diseases resulting from running through. the
Vitiated humors in the blood, such as Tobacco Regions,
that is a matter of choice, not of ne- scrofula Stock farming and Dairy Section,
chronic etc.
} erysipelas, Theyare Peach and Strawberry lands,
I Ir cessity.A also a specific for troubles peculiar to Orange,Banana and Pineapple Country,

k special illustration and full direc- females,such as suppressions, irregularities Photphate Hat' the Belt.Silver Spring and -
tions about the pattern'will be foundon and all.forms of weakness. In men Other Fine Scenery.The .
!they effect a,radical cure in all cases arising Great Hunting Country. ,
A GRACEFUL HOUSE GOWN. the, envelope in which it is en- from mental Worry, overwork or ex- Beaches the Noted Fi Mng Ground..
--.to closed. of whatever nature. Dr. Williams' Has the best lands tot tillage greatest variety
cesses of soils in the State and above all ,,
003-Bristol House Dress. e, Pink Pills are sold by all dealers, or will
the Central Rldgeland
sizes FOR 34, 36, 38 AND 40 INCHES Stains on the fingers from handling be sent postpaid on receipt of price, 50 Runs Where over It Is High and Healthy.',
I cents a box, or sir boxes for $2.00 (theyare Prosperous towns fill its route and It offer<
BUST MEASURE. potatoes or trimming vegetables or never sold in bulk or by the 100, ) by the best freight facilities for any produce to

This graceful and becoming room fruits, may be readily removed by addressing Dr. Williams' Medicine Company i the Northern markets. "
I Send also for the best map of Florida twatfree
and morning gown is of ,heliotrope thoroughly rubbing with an overripe I Schenectady, N. y"I ) and note the towns on its route.

crepon, trimmed with Bruges lace and tomato; if a little rotten it acts quicker.A i A.O.MAODONELL.O.P.XV Jacksonville Flt.The .

black velvet ribbons. The is stem of rhubarb or pie plant is The best dress to wear in the kitchen i' .1

J In,princess sh pen the back pattern, and the.. equally effectual, and may be had in hot weather is a 'comfortableloosebelted Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R;
from early spring un late in the fall. gown of cotton turned
fullness of the front is held in place by
Offers to Shippars
Either will prove better than soap or back at the throat, ,and made with
fitted The broad collar.
a ,lining.
oxalic sleeves that reach short distance The Shortest and Qli lest acute "
especially becoming, and the neck is anything else, and cheaper than only a
below the elbow and need not be BETWEEN ,
finished with one of the popular Stock acid or a rubber brush.-American ,
collars. Any of the popular silk; ,
woolen or cotton fabrics may be Improved Ventilated Can this company
chosen for this model, with any preferred PRESERVE THIS-IT IS WORTH FIFTY CENTS. Is better equipped than ever ever to.
handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops,ind'
style, of trimming. By the Farmer and Fruit Grower Coupon Pattern Order. insure close connections and prompt despatch
\ mission of the large collar the,modelbecomes to all Eastern and Western Markets.
Through oars to destination with
one of the. simplest designsfor Entitling the holder to One DEMOREST PATTERN if tent to this Office, out change or delay.

a.hoiise.dress. with six two-cent stamps, to help pay for handling, mailing, etc., prior to December 1, Perishable freight followed by tare and .
A special illustration and full directions 1896. Be sure and ,give your name and full address, number of pattern wanted, and shippers advised time passing various' Juno'-.
will be choose one of the sizes that is printed with each design.NAME. tion points and arrival at destination. >
about the pattern foundon AIr claims for overcharges and loss prompt
in which it is ly adjusted.
the envelope enclosed ,

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via F. C. & P. B. R.
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!inmberofl .STr etorP.O.l 1 information. call on or address the undersigned

The best wayjtOfdean a Brussels Pattern j f .............. Box Number. f.,...... ...... ..................................... : ..
0. E. TAYLOR,TraY.A.It;OeaU,?*.
et is to lay it face'down on then Size l. : ". W. B. TUCKER, (]en.A''t.Orlarido..F1&.
beat it lies there then n Desired. f..........:. Town:............................ Stale. ....... .... G.HOLDBN,TraY. A It. Leeaburr..J'la
_. and as .1 ; ; '. 3*.. < .- s i. W.R. >>.uLLR .TraY.A'<<'t,Tam .
ne cornea.drag-lt over'dean grass:. .Without this'coupon your patterns would cost from twenty cents toM,; tr cents apiece., Or x.8. PSNNtNOTOlf,Traffic r.
Send a two-cent stamp to Demorest Publishing Co.:,NorilO Fifth Avenue. New York for a Jacksonville,]
off the loose dust. copy of the latest fashion. sheet. W ,H..PLSASANTS, General Freight s

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to"miss this opportunity of becoming and, therefore, a great deal better form soil produced forty-seven and one-half
Ma, Farmer and- r Fruit Grower, ; a trial subscriber at such a. low price. of exercise than madcap spurts on the ounces, the one mixed to half its depth
3A. > Think of it!-sixteen copies for only field and water. There are few or nb fifty-two ounces, and the one mixed to
Weekly Newspaper published ,at 16 :Main
tmt.JacbonYiUe.; forty cents, if you send at once, or we better institutions in the South for the one-fourth its depth produced sixty
will send back numbers to make good acquisition of a sound, practical edu- ounces. The conclusions drawn are,
the count. cation. that the productiveness of a soil Depends
TERMS Or SUBSCRIPTION We wish, our readers would kindly \m\ quite as much on the concentra-
Jror One Year ...... .......s.e......12.00 Forage Plants For Florida.
.1. their friends food the
known tion of the
For Six MontbaN.o.............. ...r. t.oo make this offer to plant as upon quan-
la Foreign Countries ....... .. 3.00 and solicit their subscriptions. By so Professor A. A. Persops, of the tity present, and that where only a
..'Subscriptions in all cases cash in doing you will confer.a favor on them, Florida Experiment Station, is preparing small 'quantity of manure is availableit
advance. No discount allowed on one's yourselves! and us. We will gladly to issue a bulletin on this subject, is best to concentrate it near the surface -
subscription liberal(except cash commission in a club), but will toall mail sample copies in any quantity to and he will be under great obligationsto in the_ 'drill or hill, and that deep

he allowed agents a on all subscriptions obtained those who will order and distribute any Florida farmers who will furnish culture without increased manuringwill
by them.. Write for terms. them. We.are offering extra induce- him concise, practical information reduce the yield. Of course, deep

To every new subscriber we"will send, ments to agents to push this short term embracing theirexperience and obser -tilling is best,if the soil is rich throughout
postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Garden- offer.Ve claim the FARMER AND vation on the best forage plants for in depth.Oleomargarine.
ing -in Florida." For two new subscribers FRUIT GROWER to be dearly the leader this State, and the methods of culti- .
at |3.00 each, we will send, of the Agricultural Press of Florida, vating the same. and Wasting Dis
postpaid, a copy. of Moore's "Orange and if take
Culture." you an agricultural paper ----...---- eases. .. '
you should have the best.. White City. I The problem of nourishment in
Bates.of advertising on application. .. diseases is In
The name ,of this little city, on the wasting perennial. most
Tiemittandes should be made by check, How To Get a Year's SubscriptionFree. St. Lucie, has always appealed strongly instances the balance between waste

letter( O t&lnote'to order, money of order or registered' to our partiality because it corre and repair: is greatly to the credit
We will add one year free to the sponds with the fact, the inhabitants account of the former, despite all the
ZAEKKB AND BRUIT GROWER, present ,date of any subscriber who being mostly sturdy blondes of Scandinavian resources of the medical art. .
Jacksonville. Fla. will send us eight trial subscribers at origin. Like many another With the first introduction of cod-

CONTENTS. 40 cents'each; paper to run from date Florida colony,its inception was handicapped liver oil it was,believed that the probe

.GKOVB AND OJt.CB.uD-1t.apld Restoration order is received to January i,. 1897. by fraud; the notorious Myers lem of nourishment in wasting diseasewas
.of Citrus Trees ( Garber); large' Any of our readers who think they left a malodorous trail behind him. solved. But there is nothing
Alachua Grapes for County the South Grove;;Orchard The Culture Pear,, will not be able to pay for their own But the colony has sailed out from .a magical about this oil. Save- as an
Bananas for Cow Feed ..to............. 595 subscription owing'to hard times, had easily digested fat, it'is valueless. .
of troubles about titles etc. into
Dried Muck for Orange GAres ...... .596FAKMEK sea ,
aND TKUCKBK-letter from Major better take advantage of this offer smooth waters. In denunciation of an In every day life butter is very essential -
What Campbell Moles; Eat Intensive; No Fancy Celery Syrup Culture.from... 596 now. They can use their own paper' unjust aspersion a number of the lead ) Its free use'by sufferers from

Beet Sugar ......:....................Disease .... 59714va for a sample, which is a good one on ing citizens write a letter to the West. wasting diseases is to be encouragedto
Smcx-Corgatalk Pasture Causes -
;Cows that Chew Bones and Sticks; account of having their label on, Palm Beach Tropical Sun, in which the utmost in so far as it can be
Farm Securing Wudom Desired: .SexaFallacy........................ 597 598 i showing they are subscribers. Or we they say: "There is not a cloud as bigas borne. All this seems very simple,
I'ouLny-Qur Illustration ................. 598 will be glad to send,a lot of samplesfor a man's hand resting on any portion : but unfortunately an excess of butter
Cot Sh Object Tiffin's Lesson Young;How Turkejrs.to Fatten......Ducks.......; 599 any ,one whQ will order them. of White City land." diet, even in a healthy organism, is .
State News.................................... 600 START NOW to raise a club. The We quote this interesting letter fur- apt to give rise to butyric dyspepsia,
ova RVKAL HOUE-In Canning Frnit;Cook
ing Is not Guess Work.................. 600 sooner you begin the more of an in- then "Besides being one of the coolest and butyric fermentation is set up

,Our Gown Great; for Pattern Home and Offer school; Graceful.......House...,.. 601 ducement you have to offer. White City is absolutely the healthiest largely through the presence of a fer
EDITORIAL- Only 40 cents Now; How to Get spot in East Florida. In two years ment-a residuum left by the butter-
':; a Yean1 Subscription: Free; Florida
Crop Figures: State Agricultural College; Florida Crop Figures. one old gentlemanwho came here worn
Forage Deep and Plants Shallow for Fertilizing Florida; White;Oleomargarine City; Recent reports to the State Depart out by disease, and a young man, who milk.Considering the foregoing, it seems
and Wasting Diseases........... t02 of from all the shot the only that oleomargarine has not
accidentally were
ment Agriculture was strange
Markets ..; ................................. 603 ,
Weather and.Crops; Flame Tree........... 6o. counties in Florida, published in the deaths in that time among about two been thought of as a palatable and
.Pre enring E .A New Butter Package; suitable article of diet for those suffer-
gs; Monthly Bulletin the following hundred people.
The Odor Fertilizer ...... ........ 606 give
The Depredating Hen; Lawful Fences and general of condition and "The land around White City is 'always ing from wasting diseases. It is'free
Tares .,...4-............:......... ..... 608 averages rain from all the idle
fruits all
.. prospective yield of field crops, wet-after a ,and catches objections, despite
etc. the water that falls upon it. But the and malicious tales industriously

'." .' .Weather' in Jacksonv Condition-Upland cotton, 79; Sea forty or fifty farms are raising 100,000 spread by parties interested in securing
'. '-Ie:. : Week Ending Aug 24.. 18g6 Island cotton, 85; corn, 87; sugar pineapples, rice in perfection grapes, high prices for inferior and unwholesome

'" :?' cane, 94; field peas, 96; rice, 95; strawberries, bananas,oranges,lemons, products. Were the truth
., auTL. 8; a' d !- n g s w 3.9 01.. $';".;, sweet potatoes, 96; peanuts, 95; hay, and, in fact, most of the subtropical fully realized by all classes, bad butter
00 : :S 3IMH! &! a! 95; eggplants, 91; tobacco, 94; bananas -: fruits.' We shipped 50,100 crates of would find no market, but unfortu-

Sept. 8........ -78 -78 -87 72 H -' -so -.09 i 98; pineapples, 100; grapes, 95 ; ,vegetables this last_season,besides what nately the majority of the people have ,
.6pt. 9...,.... 76 17 86 s 3S 78 .0 orange trees, 126;; lemon trees, 119; melons and other truck that were sold no comprehensive idea as to what oleo,
Sept.so........ 71 80 91 25 78 .0
8ept.rt........ 71 79 90 10 20 80 .0 lime trees, 112; grape fruit trees, 135; near home."Besides. margarine practically is. .
Sept.SI$,13-12............... 14 76 74 79 8.4 87 6g 73 It 18 '18 78 .IoSept .0 horses and mules, 101; cattle, 106; all this, we have reason to The resulting product, as a matterof

..14.... .... 77 79 87 74 13 So .02 hogs, 100; sheep, 97; guavas, 94. expect a large addition to our numbersthe fact, is a better and purer butter
X.D........ MHM 75 -79 '87 -71 -' 17 -z772-..atTetal Prospective yield-Upland cotton, coming fall We expect this more than nine-tenths of the dairy productthat

.., ntisf U. 79; Sea Island cotton, 88, corn, 90; confidently as no agent has been sent is marketed, and one that is far
T.- Trace' sugar cane, 100; field peas, 96 ; rice, here to drive them away." more easily preserved. .
.: A..J. MITCHELL. Observer. 103;sweet potatoes, loij; peanuts, 95; + There are .a large number also who

hay, 96 ; eggplants, 92; tobacco, 125; Deep and Shallow Fertilizing.At imagine oleomargarine is made from
: L. R.' Only. 40. Cents. Now. bannas,- 118; pineapples, 177; guavas, one of the German experiment any'old scraps of grease, regardless of
We this week offer to furnish the 218; grapes, 99 ; pounds of hay, 519- stations a number of galvanized iron age or: cleanliness, which is quite the
FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER the remainder 000; pounds of wool, 253,200. boxes sixteen inches deep, and all of reverse of fact; indeed a good"oleo."
of the year-from date subscription > 0 4 the same size, were sunk into the soil can only be had by employing tl every
is .received Jo January i, The State Agricultural College. and filled with a poor sandy soil. To best and freshest of fat. This

'1897-for the low price of forty At many of our: great colleges, especially one of these boxes was added a certain "artificial butter" is as purely wholesome
ce&ts. We make this low-rate campaign in the North, the young men quantity of fertilizer which was thor- (and perhaps even better as food)
offer that pur readers everywhere do harder work with bat and oar than oughly mixed with all the soil. To as the best dairy or creamery. pi

may present to their friends an they do with brain and crayon, and another the same quantity was added, duct. '
,opportunity of becoming acquainted their social standing and wealth enable but it was mixed with the top half of Recently Jollies and Winkler, who
with our paper for a small investment. .them- to "skin and fizzle through," the soil only. To another the same are the official chemists for the Aus

'Wta& we once secure this acquaint- as the old song says. At the Florida quantity was mixed with the top fourthof trian Government, after a very thor

Met the merit, of the. FARMER AND State Agricultural College there is ex- the soil only, and some boxes had ough investigationannounced through!
BRUITGROWER as an agricultural tremely little fooliShness-no baseballor no fertilizer added at all. All of them tHe columns of the Zeitschrift 1-

J. 1 enables us to retain a largea rowing, so far as we are aware. were planted in oats of the same kindat giene, that the only germs ever present __
e' -regular subscribers, as The superfluous animal spirits of the the same time and all treated just in "oleo. are the varieties common to = _
intelligent farmer will do without young men are worked off with a little alike. The unfertilized box producedten air and water. Although carefully,

the;ptper hG.e. once realkes pits2thcal vigorous drilling in military companies ounces of oats, the box in which sought for, tubercular bacilli and oth< _

; worth.. No one can afford whichjs. under strict regulation, I the fertilizer was. mixed with all.the obnoxious bacilli:were conspicuor _

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absent They also' found 'tfiat* the Markets TUE .'. '

dairy product is especially liable Co be .
contaminated, inasmuch! as the best fiRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

process of manufacture failed to eliminate ,
all the lactic acid ferment the
: 'W JAOKSO :r.., .
action of which even salt cannot neutralize FRUITS AND PRODUCE.
I Mark The Oldest National Bank in the State.
save for a very brief period. Corrected by Bros. .
These are average quotations. Extra choice
Products which of rank character CHARTERED 1874. CHARTER : 1894.
are lot fetch prices above top quotations,while poor EXTENDED,
do not emanate from reputable lots leUtowcr By conservative liberal methods,this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
factories are strength and ability to meet legitimate demands. :
(which invariably connected Uffies,3peck'crate.: .. ..., 1.50 We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms,drawing our-own
with beef packing houses),, but ;" i- ........ SO drafts on all parts of the world. *-'
Apples,bbl......:..: 2.25 to 2.50 We invite a visit or correspondence: ,looking toward business relations,assuring yon thai'your
from petty manufacturers, who accept Pears, Kiefler..... .......%...', 2.00 I favors shall at all times receive: intelligent and careful attention : .
fats of all kinds that are rejected by Pines,crate .:.... $.00 I
Lemons, Messina box.....;-....;. 3.50
the regular oleomargarine makers. It English Peas, dried bu... .......... '1.50Feanuts. President. Cashier.
of fat thata ..be8t brand........ .0410.05
surprising the amount Cabbage.New.York, each .......... '...08 Safe Deposit Boxes FOP Rent.
consumptive finds it possible to con.. Potatoes,N. Y.. bbl .....;.. 1.75 *
barre1lota.:;... 1.65
when "oleo. instead

sume of,butter.-employing Scientific American Supplement Onions It" N.Y.5 sack.bbl.lots...*.. .....f., 2.00 1.40 1.50 SEEDS SEEDS! SEEDS !II! !tA

,'July, 1895. Eggs..................... :..-:-. ..16 FULL STOCK OP

Coming from so high a source the. VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. 'New Field and Garden Seeds

above demands careful con
utterance Corrected by Davis&Robinson. > r>"

' sideration. Admitting the value of Yellow Yams,bush.,"New........ .60 ADAPTED TO THE SOUTH. .> ,
in certain Sweet Potatoes,New ..... .50 .
some easily digested .
Hubbard squash, ... 1.50 .
wasting diseases, especially consump- Lettuce,doz..............._. .25 to .30 .. ONION, SETS t { -' _

: tion, we do not concede the necessity Celery Egg Plants... .- 1.50102.00.$to .40 RED AND> YELLOW, $4.00 per Bushel.

t of butter diet" in Tomatoes crates ....-. 150 t '7 ..
for "an excess any $4.50" .
Sweet Pepper .,.,..!"'....-..75 to i.oo .
healthy person, or even in an invalid, Green:Beans,crate.....? .... 2.00 Send for price list. I. .
......... :. ..
Turnips,bunch. : .03 to.06 L.. CAMERON Seedsman
for that matter. Hence there is no Pumpkins, each................... .OS to,,.10 -. ",.
necessity for "butyric dyspepsia" in Kershaws, each.... ,. ...<..... .03 to .10 J'a.ok.oD.' 11et F'1orlda.. .
Parsley per doz.bunches ....... .25 '
any one. First-class oleo may be,and Green onions per doz.bunches........, .25 -t' '
butter and Pepper,hot.bushel, .75
probably is, as healthy as 300 ACRES IN NURSERY. QNE ACRE UNDER QLASQ. 38TH YEAR.FRUIT .
Sage weU cured,Ib............... .25
more.healthy than second or third-rate Hens......,-".._....... _...... .30
Roosters..._..__.....__._.:.. .25
butter. People in robust health can Halfgrown..0w........... to .20 : TREES Specially Adapted to Florida.
consume either one without any) par Turkeys,per pound,gross........_ .08 f.
Ducks................_ .. to .30 .
ticular detriment. The great consid ;i Geese ......_..*............... .3$ Oriental Fears, Japan Plums on Mariana Stocks,Japan Persimmons, Strawberry Plants,GrapeVines -
eration with most people is cheapness.This New Beets per too.........__ .....None. ,etc. Rare Conif erae, Broad leaved Evergreens, Camelias 50,000 Palms, '
WaterCress,per doz..bunches .-... .None. .
is met by oleo. But there is an Cauliflower doz......................None. 1OOOOand CAMPHOR ,
Leeks per doz bunches............., .25
aroma and a high flavor in the best Radishes per doz............. .10 to .25 Cinnamon Trees,Roses. The Greenhouse Department is the largest and most complete in the
butter which oleo cannot imitate. CUcumbentcrate.: ..... .;:.. None Southern States. We grow everything in trees and plants suited to Southern horticulture. Cata.loguetree. ..
Spinach per None. Address P. J. BERCXMANS Augusta. Ga. No Agents.
People of delicate organization and Cabbage. Florida scarce............ None
fastidious relish the butter Salsify per dozen bunches...... None T -- ---;--
appetite can Plums per bushel..__.....*. None Bradley Bedfidd. Eugene B. &4"Cad.
when they wpuld reject the oleo. Summer Squash crate.: .....__.._ 1.50 RICHARD FROTSCHERSEED
Cantaloupes,bbl ........... '2.0010300 ESTABLISHED 1871.
First class oleo is doubtless enoughas Lima Beans,quart.....;...., .iotoi2# CO., (Limited.)
human food but what shall we say Green Corn .per doz.. V ... .... .to to .15 REOFIELD & SON,
Florida Honey, pound section............ .10 Founded byRichard 1865.
of a second or a third-rate article ? FrotBcher1in n 14,1896,
Commission MerchantsAKD r
writer of this contribution admits
NEWS. We beg to announce that we have succeeded ,- 1
that it is made of substances which are to the FLOWER, FIELD AND GARDEN ,
SEED business established 1 by the late
vile to begin with,. while the worst Advertisements are becoming moraand Richard Frotscher at the old original stand,
article of butter is made of a substance more business news. The advertisementsin 531-525 Dumaine Street. Fruit Auctioneers

which is wholesome to begin with to- our columns are items of business news Messrs. J. A.Schalck,a member of our firm
given forthe interest of intending parr and the old force of clerks with Mr. Louis 141 Dock Street,Philadelphia,Pa.
>wit cow's milk. Therefore we can. Sieber at the head all for many years In the
chasers. IC.you intend to buy goods of Mr.Frotscher are associated with We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
not.see how a low grade of oleo shouldbe any kind that you nee/1, the first thing either at private sale(which has heretofore been

preferred to a low grade of butter! you should do is to consult the many and us.Our stock is the largest and most completein .our custom)or by the auction system (recently

,except possibly on the score of cheap. varied announcements of those who have the seed South, VITALITY:composed and of MERIT the best carefully varietiesof !! added to our business)as YOU may desire. -
sell. These
And of refined taste such goods to announce- tested.
ness. to people I
made the advertising
ments are through BRASS BAND
and who are able to pay for what they of the Well We are prepared to promptly execute all
columns gotten
papers. orders for NURSERY STOCK GRASSES Instrument.Drum,Uniform,Equip.ntnterorBandasndDrumoorpa
want, we do not see how firstclassoleo advertisements should be of as much in- and FLOWERING BULBS in season. Lowe -
should be preferable to first-class! terest to the reader as the columns of Address all communications to 521-535 Du- t price ever quoted. Fine Cataot,4aO
Iilutratlonimatt d/ra; i'jives Band
malne street, New Orleans.
Read the advertisements .
reading matter. Mngie Initract'ni for Antteor Btndft.LYO
butter Order from R. Frotscher Manua.of'96. & IIRALT,
.. and you_will be able l to save yourself I .u...81.w4..**AtwM,CUo,..O.
many a dollar in the course of a
;This week brings to OUT, exchange year. '

table two new visitors, the Green Cove 1Business. < MEDICAL.. DEPARTMENT.Tulane .

Sub-Tropic and the Biscayne Bay, a Notices. QUICK WORK

monthly .published at Cutler,' Dade GLEN ST. MAp NURSERI .-The approach Universityof ,
? of the planting season is heraldedby In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables
Both of them well
Fla. are
county, snipped our motto. WlJ
'the advertlementof this long and SEN1'US
fil1 d.with' interesting original matter. Louisiana.Its GIVE GOODS BY GROWERS
well-known establishment At Glen St. FIRST FLACK BECAUSE WE NEVER
Both represent new colonies, to whom Mary both the growing of trees and the instruction, bothin BUY OURS LVJtS. They are protected

Florida is full of surprises and pleas- phrasing:of an ad. have been; reduced to ample advantages laboratories for and practical abundant hospital materials 1 by lug our a dollar.40 years Enquire experience as: to without our standing default.

which they chronicle with a zest a fine art. are unequalled. Free access is given to and financial stability which any bank or
_ures, the great Charity Hospital with TOO beds and 30.- merchants having mercantile reports can f"mIythm
that can never be expected of an old I FBUJT GROWERS' SUPPLIES.-We feel 000 patents annually.: Special instruction is try us-WB BEUEVg OUR
how thoroughly he :sure that our readers will welcome the given daily a t the bedside of the sick The next METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Bead
citizen, no matter of the ad. of Mr. E. Beanin session begins October isth, 1896For catalogueand your name for our quotations. Stencil tad
may be satisfied with the State of his reappearance all its generous proportions. Mr Bean information address cards free Letters promptly Answered.FRENCH .

\ ',adoption. Such publications as these will find trade whenever there is any in PROF. S. E.CHAILLS,M. D..Dean, a OOH

: are'to those left behind like a personal,.I Florida, and he will give his customers ,P. O.Drawer 261. .New Orleans La. .

letter from a far country, and they will I satisfaction.. T 116 Warren St,, New York.
to that particular *.*- -

bring center.immigrants The Sub-Tropic gives a partial A Danish experimenter finds that Some politician having started the ESTABZJ5HED 1855.

list of recent purchasers, numbering magnesia, as well as phosphoric acid, story that the East Coast Railroad .
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with the State from which is proportion to the productivenessof would not obey the stock law, Vice-
124, that soils contain rela- President Parrott telegraphed that the H. F. Dutton & Co.will,commence
soils poor
each one hails. 1' the law posting to gin cotton today. They will commence
more water than fertile soils, company are obeying ,
Osceola and that subsoils have a greater absorptive notices of the killing of cattle and with only a half force. They
The Gazette says county than engaged '$IO received a car load of seed cotton from
will raise enough sweet potatoesthis capacity nitrogen. top being now building! '
of their line yesterday.-GainesvilIe
worth fence
ear to almost furnish.the world. soils. ; ooo along

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.' ETHER. .,,;', -AND- OROPa- The Potash Question.
J'tr)1r amd Croap
Per -;Eiiding Sept 14th. ;

'Prtti- ilation.,- The better the use of Potash is understood, the better \! \ ache, ,

Rainfall is less than for the previous DIARRHOEA, DYSENTERY
week and,baQJY.9is i1ted.\ In some: the results, of farming. Crop failures can be prevented by and all BOWEL COMPLAINTS..*, -
A Sure,Sat,Quick Cure for these
of the western counties there was not using fertilizers ,containing;; a large percentage' of Potash ; j jpi1liet
a trice of-precipitation, and the ill ef.'

felts of'a fall drouth is apprehended.The no plant can grownvithout Potash. '

section of the greatest rainfall is' t
limited of the We have a little book on the subject of Potash, written by authorities,that we would
confined to a like. to send to every farmer, free of cost, if he will only write and ask for.it. (RUT &1TX8'.)
the ..
Southern District, we might say to Used Internally and Externally.
Coast District The following are QERJTAN. KALI WORKS,'pj Nus fSt. New York.
Two Size, 25c.: and Me.) bottles.JtJ. ljt
some of the weekly falls. Pensacola, w .">> *otJ.oGFOUR -">'O><}>'0o i

clinches;,Jupiter\ 2.02; Myers,2.99i Friday; no growing 'crop doing well; I crops; cabbage plants set out at Lis .

Frostproof, 3.04; Lake City, 0.30; Orlando pastures drying up; streams very low. i bon.-H. W. 0. Margary.
p4o; Plant City, 1.36; -Jno. Bradford, Southern District ,
: _
passing showers, as stated, prevailedover
a limited territory they caused no Northern District: Myers-Pleasant week; not as much

.serious Jday in housing.corn and hay Switzerland-Some showers early rain as last week;; have all we need;
part of week; not enough to do much citrus fruits doing well some splitting
..... "
The drouth has about w -
good. some not bad to taste now
oranges ;
The is too far to
of sweet potato crop and damaged; the garden preparations going on.-M.M. TO ONE !
benefit even the top '
possibly crop
cane. A wet fall may help the cane; Gardner. Our wonderful success with the leading
cotton,,and:were it not, the past week trees doing well.-W.C. Steele. railroads has led some people to think our
has been such as to preclude the pos orange J Jupiter Excellent growing weather; farm trade bad taken second place. This is
Archer-Good week for picking and suckers still a mistake, as our books show that for every
sibility of any favorable change; pineapple slips are 1000 miles sold railroads, 4000 miles have gone
Throughout the cotton, belt of the cotton and gathering corn; cane look being planted; cocoanut trees being to the farmers. Railroad men buy Page fence

State the week was almost perfect for ing well;_ orange sprouts and buds imported from the keys to set out for because It suits adjoining farmers.Adrian Mich.
have made fine W. C.
harvesting; the rainfall was light,skies a growth. ornamentation.-J. W.' Cronk. '

partly overcast, with, slightly warmer Andruss. showers Monday Avon Park-Recent rains are doing
conditions; all tended to active farmowork.especiallythat and Tuesday; no rain since;good much good to groves, pineapples and I ; loridanvestments
of cotton
picking ,
weather for cotton picking.-B. N. sweet potatoes; corn, a fair crop this s ands
CB$8g.corn: and haying. Some coun Bradt. year; not up to last year; rice did fairly

ties report that nearly all the cotton }Macclenny Week favorable forgathering well; some oranges here, and manyon Oranges (
bas been gathered which indicatesthat
old groves throughout the county.0. '
corn and picking cotton; :
the bulk of the crop will be picked 'eSOriS .'
R. Thacher.
bulk of saved in fine, condi
by the-s5th instant. The need of rain crop now

'0 Over some, of the northern. and western tion;.rain needed for gardens, potatoesand A. J. :MITCHELL, 4

counties is becoming a serious ques- cane No cotton being ginned' Section Director. ..

tion.; Streams are reported very low, 'vet.-H. I*.Reed. .'1'.. :Developments .

.and -pasture drying. These condi Central District- : The Flame Tree.

tions are unfavorable for forward fall Pierson-Great deal of hay saved Pasadena has a novel and beautiful I Attractions

products,-particularly vegetables. In past week; most too dry for potatoes; sight in the fornt of an .Australian

Baker county gathering corn and pick- very little gardening y .- -C. G.,, Flame tree, which the Times of June Addrtii '

,Tg5.cotton were earned on actively, Jones. 25 says "looms up with its wealth of G. D. ACKER,
and lint.cotton is reported to 'be in Orange City-Groves continue to flame-colored blossoms like an illumination CCMtRAL: PASSENGER. AGENT"' '

excellent condition. -Rain is much improve in growth; more rain is needed thirty feet high," the ordinary THE TROPICAL TRUNK UllE,

needed. for potatoes and cane Leon this month; some garden seed is growth of the tree.. Another singular JAtKSONVIlLt ri*m'''.

county reports a dry week, and that being,put in.-S. M. Morse. thing about this tree is that "it sheds
$100 worth for 10c.
growing crops are not doing well; water Frostproof Very pleasant weather, its leaves before the blossoms come '
Bead 10 Mat*fcr Ithutntod book tenia.bo*
in streams very'low. Good show- with plenty rain; fall gardens being. out,and thus it is perhaps the only tree Ito wbIloa'Mart cod ft ran to SIll UI&UI"member. Oft your Itgutct locality I II l

rs1e11'ovel"'portions of Putnam coun. planted.-Fred W. Porter. in the world that'has nothing but bloom ... CITIZENS'LIBRARY.. slwT.b.LT A88'N:
ooarJ..UFUtdAeu. ;
ty, and the weather reported: good 'Iascotte-Corn the best ever for foliage, and where flowers are en. ,

fcr cotton picking The week: ,was favorable gathered in this crop precinct; potatoes tirely unobscured by leaves."-California .
,for gathering cotton and l corn Fruit Grower.
promise fine; cotton not good, mostly AFRRY'Sk5ED5
in Alachua; cane looking well; orange picked fine and plenty most .
; grapes ;
and buds have made fine :
sprouts a The about here are
of the old seedling haye orange groves
orange groves
growth. In St. Johns county there. some fruit this year; Japan persimmons -I looking extremely well. The Dyer Perfect seals crow
but few showers almost fttrfectwfar 'der
were insignificant owned by Lieutenant Dyer has PayIng ClOII8.
fine and plentiful; largest hay grove, *not grown ty clujiice.flvg l\otfl;
effect. The drouth is reported ever gathered here.-Dr. D. H.I trees heavily fruited in proportion to lever left to chain In grow. '
crop '
ash vc about ruined the sweet log Ferry's Seedu. Dealers aeU
potato Rosenberg.Lake their size, and it is estimated that the 'tbrai erery where. Write furFERRY'S
crop, with cane! seriously damaged; for'cot. crop from this grove will yield five
City-Splendid week
orange ton picking too dry for gardens.W. year. SEED ANNUAL
;Showers were quite frequent over sec'tioea ; them have attained the height of fully
of Tftlaab
B. Knight. for 1S90. Brimful
of Polk county and fall gardens twenty feet since the freeze. Around .Information about best and new j
ate receiving attention; The vicinity Orlando-Guava and pear crops excellent Lake Maitland the groves are all look eat seed Free by mail.

:Wascotte, Lake county, is'the onlysctioB this year. Farmers have gath- ing well A large per cent. of the D. M.Detroit FERRY Mich.A CO.,

:: reporting the best corn crop ered the hay and pea crops-enough fruit of this county will come.from that

;ever gathered The same section reports for winter use-and .are now puttingin section.-Orlando Sentinel _

'J potatoes promising,but cotton i is winter gardens; rice looking well; .

.xet' good picked. Some oranges Japan persimmons and pineapples get-
Richards. An article in the New York'Fruit Mr. O. K. Wood's plantation is.on
in that ting plentiful-
_ section. Thecorrespondtai Trade Journal says of the Indian the St. Lucie river opposite Waveland, i
al.fit i Gity;reports: the'week as Clermont-About all the hay housed
River and Lake Worth PineappleGrowers' and he has twenty-seven acres in pines
food; crops all growing. The week this year will be made from sand-spur;
(. Association: This, association and is increasing his acreage this year.
:'WU' satisfactory' in Lee county, with grass,cow peas and beggar weed; crab
is becoming a very powerful one, His returns have never been so goodas
'-towers al&ott daily, and the fruit in- did not, get a start this summer
grass ; as it has in its ranks most all the large this year and as a sample! of his
_ '''f.,.! (condition. Thecondi corn crop is light; new sweet potatoes growers of Florida. Those outsidethe returns and the divers shipping pointshis
1Nfe"orable' m' Dade county; coming ins Dr. J. B. Rosenberg.
membership have realized their latest returns were from New Or.

.....ptwiBi wel thet'. Plant City-No complaint to make; mistake this season,and Mr. Porcher's leans, Boston and Denver, to which -

eORRBSPONDENTS1 REMARKS. crops all growing off;; three good hay- efforts to have all pineapple growersin points he shipped four crates each,

:m&V District: ing days, and all happy.-Stinson.Eustis Florida as members will be a com- netting him$r4.8o, $1+00 and$z i.,5,

:3aH to.\l viil--No rain yet, except -Pleasant, but dry; haying in paratively'easy task to accomplish before ., over $40.00 for a dozen/crates.Ccy =

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t Preserving Eggs. We believe the tendency among the FAIRVIEW PINERY. Do YOU,WISH for Cash TO or: annual SELL payments FLORIDA, or.: .

Many farmers, observes the Culti- best fertilizer manufacturers now,is to exchange it for city or farm property in the
North? ,I have parties who will buy or exchange
vator, keep eggs jn the: cellar duringthe use nothing merely to impart a "loud prices: are right. Address,giving description

summer, that being the coolest smell". to their goods.above what nat Choice price,,desirable Chicago or features Satsuma, etc., Fla.1KcNEIL ,Otis. Jones, 131,SJdStreet
place theyr,can think. of. They are urally belongs to them. _

often surprised;to find that such eggs PEAS, Orange Trees and Buds.
often addle.more quickly than those J.J.L Limited supply of the celebrated McNeil -
The melon of Florida-this sea Pineapple Peas. A few Tardiff and Parson Brown trees on
kept in reasonably cool rooms up crop good strong sour roots also a few thousand buds
son is estimated at 72,000,000 poundsor for sale. Will guarantee satisfaction in every
stairs. the heat does
not approachthat case. W..H. Mann, Mannville, Putnam county,
of.the sitting hen,; or,.98 degrees, about 3,000,000 melons. PlantsSmooth '" Florida. '* 9-u-A

the gerrajof.the ;.egg 'will not waken From all directions. the gratifying : ';,4. ORANGE BUDS. $7.00 per

intoj; IjJei, .The keeping of eggs is news of a marvelous growth __ -. FOR }SALE. 0-. :. SATSUMA' G, T.Townsend Glen St. Mary,

More a matter of preserving them from being jut on by orange trees, and Fla. 9-5-3

foul odors than it is of heat and cold. another summer as this will bring ok.i' BOAR FIGS from thorough
The cellar is often damp and full of hundreds of groves into bearing. Cayenne !II! Home Grown !II! BERKSHIRE stock. Entitled to reg
ister. Write us for prices. Fisher & Powers,
odors of decaying vegetables. The' 'Lake county will in the near future Lawtey,F1a.FRUIT .

egg shell, being porous, aDsorbs these be famous for her splendid peach 'I WANTED. Oranges, Limes Crape
and the result is the .
odors that egg Alligator Pears,SappadiUos.and other
rots. National Stockman. crops. A decade ago a home-grown tropical: and semi-tropical fruits. Write for pri .
peach was the greatest rarety, and ces. R. C. Rains, Fruit Dealer, Jacksonville,
now this is of the standard fruits. Fla. 8-294
A New Butter Package.A one F. N. PRICE,

description is given, taken from 'There is scarcely an" STRAWBERRY PLANTS.improved Alabama The old rdia-Noo-
orange grove 1?. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO, FLA.
the Australasian of whichIs nans. First class packing guaranteed. $1.25
a package
but will bear a few this
oranges year, per looo f, o. b. R. Paddy, Lawtey,Fla-
said to do away with the necessityfor just to encourage the grower, to give

cold storage of butter. The butteris the home folks a treat; but there will HOME GROWN A BARGAIN. One pair thorough-bred eleven, pure
white.iEnglish Bull Terrier Pups,
first packed i in a box made of ordin- not be many to ship. The groves are -"" months old,very handsome eligible to registry.
glass the corners being fastened Also thorough-bred Poland China Boar Pigs.
ary fine. has been
looking Rapid growth Address R. B..Bull, Bradfordville,Leon Co..Fla.
with gummed paper. A layer of plas- made since the recent rains.Cocoaitem Pineapple Slips "

ter of Paris about one inch thick is in Florida Star. COR SALE 'Twoteoncountyfanns,4Boacruand :
for stock and
placed over the glass box, and the and SuckersOf tobacco 390 growing.acres. Excellent W.: B. Clarkson,Jacksonville raising ,
brick is then wrapped in a paper Truck farmers in this section are receiving Fla. 8-24-tf .

specially! prepared for the purpose. As letters from as far south as Or- the Following Varieties
GROVE. 100 acres, 10 years set
lando for information about let- IRRIGATED
the gypsum is a non-conductor of asking .:50 in other fruit trees, etc.
tuce culture. There will be a large ( SALE For sale at a sacrifice. Address,"The Palms,
heat; iti is claimed that the butter so '. (9lt : Lane Park.Lake County, Fla. 4 27-901
packedis! not injured by any changesof crop o' lettuce all over the State this

temperature. Butter packed in this winter, judging from present indica ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN PHOENIX lot NURSERIES.of Citrus trees WE that OFFER we have THE ever

manner, in Melbourne, was sent to tions.-Gainesville Sun. QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN RIPLEY grown,and at prices that will suit you. We sell
none but the best. Send list of wants and get
SoutKAfrica, about 700 miles, and From a four acre lot, in a part of-a QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE, PER- our prices. F. N. Horton, Proprietor, Braiden-

arrived'in' the same condition as when day's mowing, Mr. G. G. Gibbs stored NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH. town, Fla 8-8-12

shipped. The cost of this method of twelve tons of good hay. Leon PLANTS-I defy competi

packing is said not to exceed two countians, iu old times, bought all of Apply 'to STRAWBERRY first-class Noonan plants,
well matured,long roots,able to bear transplant
centS per pound of butter. The but- their hay from the West, but\ for the 0. C. MATTHAMS, ing. Write me for terms, Wm. Thede,.Lawtey,

ter is sent as common freight, which last several years have been shipping Florida Pineapple Company, Fla. 8-2-5

resuks in a great saving of expense. it abroad Tallahasseean. GRASS (PASPALUM PLA-
Boxes of 200 pounds capacity are ) grass for lawns and permanent
One of the interesting features of the :MADDOCK & MATTHAMS, pastures. Sets, $1.50 per 1,000, by express; 35
made f large creameries... cents per hundred,postage paid. W.H. POWEJLS,
in the of
..- e, country vicinity. West Palm Beach, Fla Lawtey, Fla.
L the Odor of Fertilizers.It Grove is a guava tree which measures
sixty-s vetl inches in circumference J HAVE FOR SALE SMOOTH CAYENNE,
Estrange that with all the evi- at at I5C. also Golden Queen, and abbaka Pines, =
the butt and fully thirty.five feet in diameter etc.,a limited supply of Boone's Early budwood, :
dence before them farmers continue to few Fruit trees
a hundred Orange and Grape
through the top. It is esti- budded last year, and the famous Free-stone
I much the
lay so on importanceof mated that there are ten bushels of fruiton Peenito Peach trees. Write me for prices be-'
having much humus in their soil, o fore buying. C.A. Boone,Orlando, Fit. 1'256fNIGHMAN'S
it this year.-Biscayne Monthly
Bay -
and organic compounds that are loud.
smelling-the fouler the smell the better A make any animal eat. WiU keep chickens

I it Js liked. Humus, it is true, aids A carload of pineapple plants from CENT-A-WORD COLUMN. Wm.healthy.G. Tilghman Sample, Palatka package Fla.by mail 35 7-11-10 cents.

in maintaining. 'goodly quantity of Honolulu for Mr. George I. Russell 1

carbonic acid around the roots of, was received in Orlando Tuesday, RATES.-Twenty words, name and address, FOR SALE. 25 ACRE LE CONTE
1* Grove,trees set twelve right on
plants[and possibly collects some nitrogen coming over the F. C. & P. The time one week,25 cents; three weeks SO cents. Noth- the railroad. Five acaes of it in years the ;corporate
ing taken for less than 25 cents. limits of Monticello, Fla. Box ,
from the atmosphere' in from San Francisco here was only Advertisements for this column MUST be pre Fla. /

this itis.not more effective than ,clay. twelve days; this was certainly good paid.
The-odor in has time. The freight and advance chargeson Send no stamps larger than two cents. JAFFA. HOMOSASSA, CENtennial -
a manure nothing .
Initials and figures count as one.word., ,Mediterranean Sweet, .
do with its fertilization, but it servesto the car were $705.Orlando Sen Old Vini!,Magnum Bonnet,Maltese Blood,Wash ;
Navel,Majorca. Nonpareil Maltese Oval,
breed and attract all manner of in- tinel. f MILLS AND 8HELLERS for fam Ribbed DuRois.Orange Lake ana Eureka, Genoa
sects to and destroy CORN ,- Hand or power. Shelters $2.50. ,Lamb,and Sicily Lemons at IS.OO per 1,000,
prey upon George I. Russell has received a Mills. ,Is-oo.$40.00. Will make coarse grits or or 750 per 100. DuRol Blood, Amory1* Blood,
tion. There can be no question but carload of Smooth Cayenne pineapple fine meal, oatmal, graham flour. Address the Pierce's Ruby. Parson Brown,Dancy Tangerine,
Editor, Box 524 Jacksonville, Fla. Mandarin and Royal, Improved and Seedling
the.:multiplication of insect life is due Shaddock;;
plants from the Sandwich Islands. Pomelos and Mammoth ,are f i oo per
to Me'extensive. use of organic fer too straight W. K. Trimble, Braldeatown,
This is the second carload
shippedfrom THOROUGHBRED BERKSHIRE PIGS- Manatee County, Fla. 7.I8-tf
tilizers. those islands to Orlando to meet entitled to registration.

The general class of the tillers of the demand for plants. The pineries. 9-19-3_ T.River A.VINCENT.View, 1t.. U AamaMIcb'ue.tevensand ,
the soil be with bia.
seem to always pleased
now growing do not produce young Jefferson Strawberry Plants per icoo, 'uo.
teaching that pretends to show T7KR BALE Simplex Incubator, 160 eggs ca- JULIUS SCUXAnt any fast enough to this de- J Also
plants supply. ; padty,nearly new. Mann green bone Ala.
that perfect fertility and large crops mand.-Orlando Star. cutter. E. C. KECK
be secured without the of 9-19-3 Bowling Green, Fla.
may use 1 T70R SALE forcuhtlmeortIadeorureJ1'OTU,
JT fruit and timber lands. H, RUXLXT,Keuka,
manures outside of what is obtained : When one driveS'or walks about "DOWSER'S ANIMAL MEAL. To make bens Fla. s-JMfit

from a scanty supply of the : DeLand and thinks of the contrast D by and chicks Jm>W. Oar little book the
b rnyard i. It.ap .a. difficult between our beautiful shell roads and i9-tf Ormond Fla.TTTIRE Parson Srown. Stark' Seedless, .I
matter forthem* to realize the, sidewalks, the admiration of everystranger Jaffa, Tangerine lemons King Tardifl, Grape Fruit ,
Villa Franca and other varieties/
fact that they can carry in a basket on I who comes here, and the NETTING, best goods for the least such as Nonpareil; Majorca, St. Michael,
YY money. Write for latest price list. 8.W. Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. ,L.
their arm and spread on their land' deep sand we waded through only a AMSDEN, Ormond Fla. 9-i9-tf Duncan,Manager Milwaukee Groves' aDd Nor

mineral manures which will'supply all few years ago, they can realize the series,Donedin, Fla 8r-tf

the plant food that can be obtained I importance the spirit of public T HE NEW SOUTH HARROWS,and CULTI-
VATORS are the cheapest and best for putting TBEES-X WILL HAVE a0oos r =
from..one and a half tons of barnyard i improvement, and how much more land in fine condition,and cultmtin NURSERY of the most popular varieties
.: I and gardens. Yon run no risk. I sell on seven for delivery this fall and winter. Send ia year
it is for
and which than
manure, will produce important a community days trial. For prices on one-horse harrows, order coir,and be sure to get what you want. ::
equally as luxuriant growth and.yield the triumph of any political party or tw-hofse.harrows, cultivators, seed and fertilizer Prices and particulars on application.: W. X.
drills,write to T. K. GODBEY.Waldo Trimble,Braidentowc,Manatee. ComIty;Fla.
of grain.-American Fertilizer. faction Fla. ,-.%

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of Birmingham.. ...... ....... ,. ..-1'uesdayStpt i 1 -
Tallahassee.City ..... ......_........................................!..!.........Thursday Sept. j 'b '
Kansas City......,111.. ...................................................... -..... ..Saturday Sept. _
City of Augusta ...... ................ .........................................Tuesday, Sept 8 c sf ,"Y .
City of Birmingham .................:... ; .............. ... .............Thursday,Sept to -4 ; o .
I Tallahassee/. .. ...............;.............;....... ... .................Saturday Sept.is r
Kansas City.... ...............................;............ ............ .. ......Tuesday,Sept. 15
City of Augusta ...........................:......'.. ....'.......-......'...-.....Thursday, Sept. 17 1t .
City of Birmingham ...... ..................,. ................. ............. Sept. 19 /b'es
t Tallahassee....... ....'..............u.u...n..u....auu..n..u..Saturday,Sept.M
Naoooehee ....... ....., ...........................: ... ........................ thursday,Sept.'24
City of Augusta./...............................'...... .................Saturday,Sept 26
City of Birmingham...............'*..............*...... ... ...............Tuesday,Sept.29 :


Lewla's Wharf-3 P. M. Finttt Ctilrtne and Service. No Transfers Between Jacksonville and hew Fork. '.

Gate City .._ ..... ........._..... .......... ...............Thursday Sept. 3Nacoochee Handsome New Steel Steamers: .
..........111..1....... ..................... ....,.............................,Thursday, Septic The Fleet is composed of the following
1 Gate City.......................................'..................................Thursday Sept.17 a t
Cbat ahooehee...-....A....... .. ..................... ................... .'... Thursday Sept. 24 Com ehe" (new), "Algonquin," Iroquois," "Cherokee, SE !llflo 9 _

RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents,Uwis's Wharf. ", .'

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City STBJUCBX of Macon: (freight only) ........................ ............................. Tuesday Sept. 8 .............._... ........Sundays and Thunda ...
.. ............. ...... .........................Saturday, Sept. 19 From JACKSOIYILLE.FLA.; (calling Charleston).
City Maeoa (freight only .i. .. .. .. .... .. .... ...... .................. .............Tuesdays'and+ Fridays.
"City of Macon(freight only) ........,1...................... ... ... .? .TueJday.,Sept. 29 Itrom CHARLESTO', S.c., ...:. i :
: M. C. HAMMOND.Agent 13 South'Third Street. I For hours of sailing see"Clyde Line" Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily papertL .


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

: Kansas City......Tuesday, Sept.. I,12.00> noon I Tallahassee..ThursdaySept Nacoochee....;.....Saturday, 17 240p.m..()() m. ForCHABlESTOsS.C.t... ...................................:...................Tuesdays and Fridays
City City of Birm'gh'm.Augusta.ITbursday. Sat'day Sept.Sept 3 Si, 4 2.00 oo p.p.m.m. City of Augusta.... Tuesday,Sept.Sept,19.22, 4 6 30 p.p.m, For JACKSOIYILIE,FLA., (calling.at Charleston)................................ Tuesdays and FridaysClYbE
e Tallahassee..v... Tuesday Sept. 8, 630 p.m. City of Birm'gh'm.Thursday,Septa7.00 p.d.Tallahassee. T .
Kansas City../.Thursday,Sept 10, 7.30 p.nn ........Saturday.Sept.26. 8.00p.m.
City of Augusta....Saturday,Sept. 12, 9.00 p..m Nacoochee........ Tuesday,Sept. 29, 9.oo P. m.
T City of Binn'gh'nu.Tuesday,Sept IS 12.00 noonSAVANNAH 'S ST. tJottf4s tIVEt IaIE

Central ((00 Meridian) Time:-as below. -

: Nacoochee............Friday, Sept. 4, 230a m. I Chattahoochee..:.... FridaySept, 18,3,00a/m. Jacksonville, Falatka Sanford, Enterprise, Fla.,and Intermediate..
GatelCity.... ,.....Friday, Sept it, 8.oosm. I| Gate City -..... ......_Friday, Sept,2$,1-30' a. ic.. Landings on the St. Johns River. 't

.r SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA. ;-. The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer .'
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City of.Macon.....,.Sunday,Sept 13, 900 a. | .10 Is appointed.to sail from Jacksonville, Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5.00 p. m., and. from

W.B.ARNOLD,G.T.P.A., WAI/TBR HAWKINS Fit. P. A., W. J. FARRHI.I.,Sol. Agt, Sanford on Mondays, and Thursday at 6.00 a. m. 4
Jacksonville, Florida r
Savannah,Ga. Pier 35, North River,New York. SOUTHBOUND.Read Down. SCHHDUL Read Up.

.........................Ja nTi11e............ ... ...... Arrive J.3Oa.1D.
w .Leave" 3 30 p.m. ...................... ...Palatka.................... ...... Leave 9xop.a.
845p.m. .... ........................... .
A. BOURS.ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOUR3. II aa-m. ..._.,................. Aftor 4-OOp.m.
W. W s _.:.._.............. St.Francis..........",............. U '-30P.m.
X .........4.30am............ .......................... Beresford ........'...._......... .". 1030 p... .
Arrive 8.- .. m .............. ..... .... Sanford............. .,..- 9-wa.m' -. .
WILLIAM A. BOURS & GO r .. .................... .... Enterprise' ................... ...... 9.30a.m.f *
.........9.25a.m... .... .. ................r....So.Fla.R.R.Whan.................. a. ,:.::. :" ,

Grain- Garden Seeds and Fertilizers, GeneralPassenger and Ticket Office,204 West Bay st., Jacksonville- .

A.J. COLE,Gen.Faa* a. WEER SAY XM AOK.ONVXLLB, PLA. M.H. CLYDE. Auiatant Traffic Manager*Bow.iag Green,New York '. -
THEO. G. EGEB, Traffic Managers Bowling Green,New York.F. .
M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent 304 West Bay St,J& IoDtfUta Fbu .
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street,Tackfonvme,Fla.
'Wa.Haadl. Only the Beat and Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of j. A.. LESLIE, Superintendent foot Hogan Street jackaonvf1e.WM. ..Fla. ,

P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents, ":
Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal
Hay; IS South Delaware Avenue Philadelphia. 5 Bowline Green, Not York. -
Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark. I
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1,000 bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oats,ITS cents per bushel;Alfalfa or I.u GUARAKTSKD ANALYSIS.Ortip SULPHATE POTASH pound;Rescue Grass,30 cents per pound.

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": The Depredating Hen. I bear l1er fizz and crackle no more shell hardship upon those who depend upon. payers begins in earnest. In addition
scratch and cackle,
Of w all' sons the of thibgs men, lir nature that' afflict, the Or..make: my summer garden look.like somehyena's stock-raising- for a livelihood. to the lawful tax assessed against his

Thete la nothing that I know of beats the depredating She far too long den.has bossed me, she far too Loc l*option is a costly humbug,. property, the following remarkable

If jyou* see a wildeyedwoman ben; firing,brick I'll eat much at Idncheon-time has cost me, today a hundred- which can be,dispensed with by send metamorphosis takes place. Suppose
,'. bats from the shed dusted dollar hen. ing the best men as legislators from you own forty acres of wild l land,-the
You can bet a hen has her little ;
up The Khan.
-flower-bed, every4 county in the Sfate, instructed, tai upon which is sixty-eight centst pri i
She' plunders and she hatchet and she, scratches, she cackles Lawful Fences and Taxes. if necessary, but with brains enoughof a valuation of fifty dollars, the funny-

And forty thousand cowboys couldn't. keep their own to decide what would be work would show up thus: .
her in a pen. A fatal! error is made by the
She was., sent on earth to fret us, to excoriate pro best for the people who delegated them Tax lawfully due. $0.68
r the lettuce: moters of the "no-fence" idea by not *
Public officers
to act. are public .
She's a thoro'-going nuisance, is the depre power i Advertising not less than .- 40
their If law-
making meaning plain. i
dating hen. servants,who should diligently look Collector's certificate of sale .
I threwabrjclc and missed W,as she hustled ful fence could be defined by statuteto afterthe interests of their constituents, Collector's 25
gut beans 5 per cent on amount
my embrace not less than three wires
But'Julius Caesarsmithereens statue was. smashed t4 formulating laws that will bear as even
;' boards, slats or poles, there would ly as be citizen alike of tax ; . . .OJ.
I saw her digging, rifle pits where I'd put my may upon every Clerk's certificate of
be voice raised in redemption,
pansiesm; scarcely. opposition letting "kickers" vacate if they cannot
1 fired on a the ROOd.sIzed'rock'hlt shin. my hired man Farmers and stockmen in this stand the racket. Local'option is the feeior owner's affidavit, .20

She busts all bounds and shackles, she gigs portion of Orange county would not ruse of truckling politicians to escape
s gles and she cackles, '
She -_keEl me jsajr,some arnestthh gs' I object to such a law, coupled with the responsibility they are expected to as Making a. total of . $s.o6/ '
*haven*t time to pen penalty of making the owners of stock
I 'used had sume. Then,if the does not"walk tiup
never language,but now. I'm filled taxpayer
liable for all
Alas!withanguage.I've broke the record,thro'that depredating stock. damages done.to crops'bytheir Our revenue l laws are about as rickety to the Captain's office and settle'c

hen. .as the fence question. Revenue on the above basis, a twenty:five per
But now pleasant thro'out smell.my cabinet there floats a "No fence" is construed to give collectors are elected for full terms,of cent penalty commences to'run at once

And.tne reason" for' -that.. perfume. Unt-hard to farmers full license for planting crops two years; The lawcompels then'to for the benefit of "tax title speculators. .r

IfiJ1eD''Iiose, this morning,. sawmyxab, out of doors so to speak. To farm'in keep open house for only five months ." This plan of a '4hold- p" by --'
? that a wreck, this way\vould require the enactment each year from the date of opening the law) is not equalled_by the "protective"
caught deprecating tea and
wrungher: neck; ',4 ;-1; G._fiercely t: ,.i.;.of a 4r'herd- .'-*law*,*'*,*which would entail a tax- books. Then trouble, for the tax- tariff of I8go.-Southern 311St.U .

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