Florida farmer & fruit grower
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 Material Information
Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: September 19, 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: UF00055765:00097
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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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of fine b1'orange trees 1 year old n.spur
,tad 'Mfoifcteitoek.Syeanofr last, w 1t&r. Trees are(budded now in low thrifty). All conditi our n.v'BrrWetiM nursery. ,ttocKJiinngbeeVfewked NOW' IS' TEE' TIMETo' ARR'AE FOR' .STOR-I I1

? :tnt ,to; ; Investigation Intd the Requirements of Florida Orchards. '
JlUO.cA_BU. SWOT, SANFORD MED, PARSON BROWN, 1 Y ears { Experimenting in the Grovrth of Florida Fruits. :
JAFFA.A '. HART'8 LATE, NAVEL, Experienced'the Production of Trees for Florid" *Planting

X..A Ir1ai. 1M Meel jf flit-tni.and"'-' rr1"tr.,. Size of bads 3"to 4 f>>fc. Price,50 and 75 'Satsumaf) Triftjliata-Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock.,.

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ta October 0II1OEe. rle u. For full partia1ta1'I.address '
: .' HASTfNOS & WYLIE, Peaches Pears Plums Citrus Fruits Kaki : Nuts
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: THE LAKE GEORGE NURSERIES, 't -iAGENTS. Catalogde free. Eathnatei Fnmiahedi Gorpcspoadeno*Solicited,

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Alto, Orate Fruit Tardi&s Magnum Bonum, Mediterranean Sweet, Bessie. Tangerine andO ,
COMBOS De.Sanford'o Sidly Lemon and Villa Franca Imon. Grown to stakes. AU on Sour"
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\.V. XV. AA 'KINS a3 pO1 T(5t. 1.5,000: BUD.a'ED TREES .
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All the choicest varieties of citrus fruit on sour or wild lemon

**GHAD'J1'BD. :PECANS** .- roots, grown on high, l loose, scrub hickory ands':spruce,ridge land/
Also strawberry plants of newest varieties, and a full line ,of tropical
making Early Peaches. A full line of Pears and
Frcm the choicest:Pt ft trees DalicteasCelestialFiga-!in Florida Money Mulberries that bear four months.8ATSUMJL ,. and/semi-tropical fruit\ ,and ornamental trees,,and flowering plants.

AKD OTHER ORANGES ON TRIFOLIATA; Catalogue on application. .

Trif eelln ollaU; stocks one,two and three yean old.< All stock'clean and healthy. Send for inter- "JOHN B; BEACH, Indian River Nurseries,

(Established 1886.)
J. H. G1RARDEAU, Prop., Montlcello, Fla.BERMUDA .
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Oar rtdck of this popular variety will be ready for delivery by October ist. Beware of spurious ,
Italian and California stock sold by northern houses at$2 to $-.so per pound. 1 are,strictly in line this season with the finest stock of' Fruit and Ornamental Trees,Roses

GENUINE. Shrubs,etc.,we have ever grown. All themoney making.varieties in
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Both Varieties,White and Red,Packet 5 cents; H oz.'5 cents; x oz; 25 cents; %lb.85 cents; .
.-4 lIb. $3.00 post paid.; i Camellias,etc. Pigs in large Supply, .
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C. hter. i Assistant Cashier. Fruits and Produce
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Road for oar mu boor"Bu ttrtlana to Eblppen,*lOrtetSeportt
,Special KetenoM,BUadl,,...,all tree. .
JAOK80NVILLE, FLORIDA, Inquiries and Corro.pondencelnvlted. ))

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

credit and crop-lien systems;. opposed to the single-crop idea for the average farmer. It advocates-the production" of home supplies to the'greatest' .- extent

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

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as much for the protection of these Grove $ Orchard. of April, I think. My son, J.W. Carson
Pinery.. exposed locations, in proportion with i had one given him that measuredseven
its cost, as an overhead covering. and a quarter inches around.
Edited by j. B.Beaclx West Palm Beachlla. Now, the question comes, are there Peaches and Pines in South Florida Now, when I see the red clay subsoilso
further compensating advantageswhich Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. highly recommended by all peach
Covering for Pines. with the amount insurance I have for the few past years been growers all over :Middle and South
furnished will make the of for fruit in Georgia, and in all localities in Flor
The practice of covering pineapples expense carefully watching a crop
with a shading screen as a protec covering an economy? Some of the South Florida on which we can most ida where tested for peaches, I must
tion from frost and light is one which oldest users covering are of the safely-depend for a livelihood at the take courage at the prospect for success -
has many advocates and many antag- opinion that it does the plant and fruit most reasonable cost of labor and in all this sand hill region for the
onists. There is much to be said upon actually more harm than good and are means. And on my own experiencefor peach at least, if not for the pear also,
both sides, and under similar conditions abandoning it on that account alone, ( nearly forty years in the State,and though not yet tested. Almost every
opinions are so evenly divided though really admitting the frost protection from much valuable information gath foot of it has natural drainage, and so
that it would be hard at present to finda and, in my opinion, often over ered from your instructive columns,as large an amount of fine surface soil,
'majority verdict for or against estimating its value in this direction. well as from other agricultural sheets, I barely second to any pine lands in the
Viewed merely as an insurance against It.is certain that in the spring, when i. I have firmly settled down on the opine State. "
frost, of course, much depends as to the fruit is filling, we are usually rather ion that peaches and pineapples will "But what about the pineapples?
whether the frequency of frosts and I short of rain and often favored with fill the bill as money crops. you ask. I say that the experimental
the cost of material make it worth heavy dews. In such weather the As to notes in the peach line, I saw stage is past,'and success is certain on
while. In some localities I have no plant in an open field catches and absorbs enough in 1865, and even_ still back of any of our elevated lands,either in the
doubt but that this is certainly true, all this dew, while under the that as far as 1858, to convince me, open air or under sheds. The latterare
if it will pay at all to raise pines! in covering it is all deposited'on the top aside from other evidence publishedfrom thought to be by some an expensive -
such exposed locations; but in lower and very little drops through where the experiences of others,that the luxury after all, and really unnec
Brevard and Dade counties I do not the plants can get it. As dew is usually business is safe on almost any kind of essary here in these sand hills,thoughsome
consider that even the most economical charged with nitrogen this is a well drained soil in' the counties of are trying them. Nor need any
covering is worth its cost as a -greater loss than merely- the water. Polk, Hillsborough, Hernando and one man ask more than from three to .
mere' insurance policy. In fifteen Then, too, if there is a one-half Sumter. And, of course, reasons for five acres of land to do a paying busi
years ,only one crop has been lost by shade there is a tendency to make the success in the adjoining counties must ness,or to make a home,if he will com
tender and spindline and the hold well., bine peaches and pineapples on the
freeze; and in 86 and other less cold plants good as
but frosty winters crops in this region' enemies of it claim that it makes the One or two,things, I think, may be same land. This may safely be done,
'have merely been shortened a slight fruits .slower to mature, and while said how, by way of encouragement, I or he may separate them, i if preferred.I .
percentage in fields which were properly more tender, and hence poorer ,ship. ate peaches away back even in 1858in believe that peaches can be put on
it renders them less rich in flavor of the above mentioned the market from this section at least
located. Of course, in some still! pers, some counties -
freezes, where low spots or "sinks" and saccharine matter than those matured which compared well in size, looks six weeks earlier than from West FlorIda -
were planted(which never should be), under the full force of tHe great and flavor with those of North Mississippi and South Georgia.S. .
frost has done considerable damage sugar maker overhead. and North Alabama. And, as to W CARSON.
coming late after the apples had ap- Then, too, the stalks grow more freedom from worms, they were much Frostproof. .
peared. But it would pay better to tender and spindling under the shade, superior to any had. ever seen. Indeed, New Orleans Fruit Trade-Oranges,
leave these places vacant and plant and while covering does not expose the I was surprised on eating,my first on Pines and Pecans.
only high land rather than cover them, fruit to sunburn, as outside, the crowns the place of :Mr. Matthew Jones, of
In my opinion. Aside from this, the grow crooked and they have to be tied Fort Dade, in Hernando county, Fla., From a recent Orleans review of the fruit
trade of New in the
loss from the past fifteen years' up, which would protect them as effectually ,.in 1858, to find no worms at all in his Picayunewe
cold snaps, except.in '95, would not from either if done outside. fruit, and the same in Hillsborough extract the following: .
average one year's crop, I am certain. Each side claims that the fruit is county, in 1865, on the head waters of ORANGES.
The freeze of '86 meant half a crop larger when grown in the way they Turkey creek. Nor did I hear of any The orange crop in Louisiana this
included in this, and a good cover advocate, and while there are many trouble from curculio in ,the trees. year will be about 20,000 boxes-a
might have saved this, but we had no who claim much advantage still for As to soil, notwithstanding, as al-- slight increase over that of last season,
covered fields then to determine. But the cover, I question whether with the ready stated, that any well drainedsoil but only about one-seventh of that
the '95 freeze, similar but much colder weight of authority and experience of ordinary fertility will produce prior to the freeze of the winter of
destroyed the crop under the pro- quite equally balanced as it is pro and peaches anywhere in South Florida, 1894-95, which will be remembered as
tections; just as much as in the open, con, it can be deemed advisable by yet the, weight of evidence, gathered having caused such widespread dam
,and plants thus protected did not bear the beginner to go to this heavy out wherever it has been tested,-is in favorof age in this state. The Florida crop
more than one-third more fruit this lay for such a very over-expensive insurance a clay subsoil, and the red variety of this season will, in all likelihood,
season, than those which were not covered policy and such questionableside is considered the superior. Polk county amount to about 150,000 boxes. There
but received equal care since the advantages. So far as I can ascertain in this particular, is favored, and the crop, prior to the freeze that the
freeze. ,Now, the life of our old-style, the weight of authonty is at especially in the lake and sand hill re Floridians had that same winter was
of covering has been but eight to ten least evenly balanced as to whether gion on the east, and stretching south 5,000,000 boxes. The incalculable
I years, and the cost is at a low average there is any side advantage at all, so ward from about Auburndale and losses caused the Florida growers by
$500 per acre, or $750 for the fifteen the beginner must only calculate on Haines City for thirty or more miles, that freeze tended to impoverish a majority ,-
years, to save at best one year's crop. his frost insurance, and this is not in terminating a little north of Lake Livingston of them; hence, for their want
This makes it seem very doubtful as this section worth nearly what it costs, and about three miles southof of funds, the orange culture there is
. toils probable economy as an insurance -judging from the past fifteen years.J. Frostproof. This strip of .country not receiving the attention that it
policy. Now, by the use of cypress B. B. averages about three miles wide, andis should. A great many of their orange
posts and cypress'z-2 or 3-8 inch > i variable in elevation, some of the groves, which in the early part of 1894
lath some economy can be made upon Mr. F. E. Bond of the Volusia hills towering up into young moun would have brought fabulous prices,
this, but I doubt if it can be done for county bank is working like a Turk for tains. The surface. rests on a subsoilof were sold during the past season for
tas than $400 per acre, or the life of the electric road from DeLand to the red clay at variable depths, even very low prices. With the influx of
,the cover extended over ten years. beach, opposite Daytona, with every cropping out at the surface in places, new capital, however, Florida will
.People who are accustomed to the chance of success. Mr. Stetson takes and giving a redish cast to the soil eventually recover her position as a
application: covering and who havea $25,000 worth of stock in the scheme, visible a mile away in some places. factor in the orange market, but this
practical knowledge of the average it is said, while two gentlemen, winter Much of this clay is hard enough to will require at least six years to ac
Bet proceeds per annum can see at residents of Daytona, take 35000. make brick, and especially around complish. California played quite a
**> ogee from this that as a mere frost pro- It will be a grand thing for.both towns. Crooked Lake,a locality where all the prominent part in the orange market
"teciJQa It,is hardly an economy, .unless DeLand News. semi-tropical and many of the tropical last season,until her freeze in January,
&e party obtains good land in an .. fruits are bound to succeed, as well as which damaged a great portion of the
exposed situation, at a very low fig Will M. Knox, the well-known anywhere in the State, and 'especiallythe crop..
= .tie,-and finds some very great com- salesman, is now. buying Florida or- pineapple. But even at Avon In consequence of the great scarcityof
titian'otherwise.to induce him to anges for F. W. Stanton & Co., of Park, where scarcely a trace of clay is oranges last season, and the almost
pit on unusually 'frosty exposures. Philadelphia. He was in town Wednes found to the depth of fifty feet,and the total absence of Florida fruit, whencethe
:Jiigli. ridges are practically) exempt day and says'he has bargained for 10,- soil is largely mired with coarse white bulk of the supply for the early
.*< still frosts, and in buzzards a 000 boxes so far. Price $2 to $2.50a sand, they have made fine peaches, winter and holiday trade was drawn,
-; ..vi&d-break fence,will do twice box x>n the. tree.-Ocala Banner.. some of which ripened in the first week the California'people packed and ship

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Coming'tn&' theSfott sihct the frctui,. and finding* that! the Condition of' the Farmers demands that manufacturers should .j>content *with
'tfiodirdtt profit we are offering 'oiir Higb\ :Grade.Bone- 'tiliters: SbafaSevtu: Dollars:per 7o ..'kssThan our'Northern Ci w/dil ,sj and.ineveryease, ourg7rarantterf
grade ast'higTur; Our Goodt: are!made.1 from the jurld;and: esl m&enalsand' cannot' be1 sold at* the prices: .atrwhich.someS local dealers are

vending. goods.made from cheaper sources but results considered;. mwill:be found-
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We-: refer to the, Commissioner' of Agriculture of Pennsylvania; Ohio.Maryland;,the Virginias,the. Carolinas; Georgia,.Alabama; Tennesseef etc.. 1
,etc.asto the.rehabi'hty of. our guarantees and our general standing. '

Ih.afflumber.-qi! these State.we;have dbtie business for forty-years: -
-peditbek' fruit earlier than, was warranted season. The Florida crop,_ which ? A reporter of the.Fruit-Trade.Journal -'York and throughout.tlie.c: untr Yr

,'and, as. a ccnsecjuence; there reallyis.the.best.fruithaa not yet recovered ,visited the dock; during: the: past the purpose; of supplying. they trade
was:great'' quantity of immature oranges -i from the freeze.but they :week and found! about twenty Floridians with sound repack-andgood.: stoc&J

'in the market prior to: Christ1 made-about,half crop this year. The :at work putting:;up ten orange- -Fruit Trade.Journal

mas. The1 only.section in California results,.of course, have.' not been sat suing machines which were'manufactured If these oranges are put up and.labeled
whence.shipment could'be made with f isfactory account of the heavy,; im- by A4 Wi \Voodward.of Rockford in the broad publicity, of, New

.satisfaction prior to the holidays was portations from Cuba.. ,,III These machines berun. .York City, we do not see, anyproba-
Porterville.- The! shipment. from all i PECANS by-electricity-and.are.capable,of turn- bility that they will be palmed? c &as
of the other in.California:' i 'out boxes As the
points priorto ing 4,000 :per day. Florida oranges, as is likely/ tQ be
.the. 1 while the obtained The pecan crop in Texas l last year sized be takento .
holidays) prices : oranges are theywill done in many instances this faitPlant
were very high, inconsequence' was a very 1 large one, and prices were the packers and put up in boxes. ,
of the enormous 'd tnand, resulted ininjuring' Very low in consequence thereof. The firm have arranged to employone Treea and Shrubs ia September -
While the Texas nut dbes not com-
the California fruit their .
as hundred'experienced packers from -
season does not Begin until the middle pare,with Louisiana, having a harder Florida, eighty of whom are expectedby Every one accustomed! to :garden
shell'and kernel still all
or thelatter part January In ad- tougher of steamer today These men will work knows what little, time there is in
ditionto the January freeze-in' California -the'markets look to Texas' for size, pack and box the fruit. Along spring to set-trees and shrubs Even

which did very material damagein supplies, as the culture of the, pecan side of: the dock is a water space'sufficient though garden work do, not press
does not'receive.sufficient attention in
certain portions of' the state, the this for unloading steamer's cargo. closely, the nurseryman is often. una-
.state. Here the crop alternates.
general results were not. satisfactory, ; The steamer will land alongside of the ble to ship stock-at the proper time If
even,to those growers who: .were fortunate One year we practically have no pe- dock and the barreled'' fruit will be it.were but.known howentirelyjucces- _
enough. to escape the .freeze: ; cans, and the next we should have ai. taken from same and immediately put ful early fall planting is,many-a farmer
This misfortune can be ascribed to full crop.means The full crop for Louisiana in,charge of the men for repacking in would be enjoying beautiful;tree&and

their! anxiety to, get the ,fruit, on a at the outside 3,000 bar- boxes. Messrs. Gleason & Waitt ex- shrubs who now has none. It.wouldbe
high,market without, regardto'its- fitness rels, while in Texas,last year, the full pect to handle about 10,000 barrels of a revelation to many to visit some
for consumption.This crop amounted to 500,000 sacks of Jamaica oranges per week during the large nursery in the fall and see the
bout 100 pounds each. The'reports
market and desirous of building great lot of stock being transplanted.
was very wellsuppliedlast season, they are -
from Texas that in
with say consequence for honest The old plan was to wait.till the leaves
: season Jamaica oranges. up a reputation pack-
of the drought which has done somuch
which compare very favorably with ing and shipping. After the fruit has fell before planting, but it is now well .
damage to the cotton the
our own product. This season there crop, -been repacked, it will be lined up in understood that it is better not to-wait
have been injured also and
!ill. e large !importations' from both! pecans will lots and disposed of at auction. The. so long.. Just as soon as the wood: is
that the shipments not be over
Jamaica and Mexico; the former will fifty carloads or about sacks.I first cargo to arrive is expected on well. ripened the.. functions.- of thefol-- -
be used.for the local trade and the As Louisiana had no 15,000 last Tuesday September 5th, by the cage are practically, over, and, the '
'markets immediately:adjacent,to this, should crop year. steamship Jason, and, if it is possible, I leaves may be stripped from-tbettrees
there be about or 000
2,500 3, have the fruit in time for with no harm whatever.In .
'while :Mexican fruit" will be 'ex- to packed
this and will
barrels as this not
ported direct:'from Mexico to;all of'the amount to year much, it can be ex sale on Friday next, September' iSth, these parts, -toward die end!of
markets throughout the Unitted pected'that very prices will rule much it will take place on that day. If'not, Augustand through September an
very the'first sale will be held excellent time( r.the
States The prospects for the orange higher here. on Monday, planting of nearly
season are promising, and owing to t.. September 2ist Due-notice will be all evergreens and a month later?for
.the scarcity of( the fruit prices! will New'Jamaica-Fruit'House given>ta: the buyers when same' will. deciduous trees. It has.often occurred:
rule high. I takeplacev that I have had to remove trees? in
The. prices now being asked for! A general invitation has been ex Messrs Gleason: &., Waitt hope to September, and sometimesjhesfctrtes;
what oranges' there are In Florida,. tended to the fruit merchants of the have a large attendance of buyers at have been disturbed.agailta.month. :or
range from$2.25-10-$3.00per box on country by Messrs. Gleason & WaiU, the sale. They. also informed the so later; invariably I found that'quantities

the trees:in the:groves. To this must who have located at,Columbia Dock Journal reporter that they believed of roots had formed in that time.
be added the costof'picking and packing Pier 22, Brooklyn, alongside of what that i it; would be to the: interest of The explanation is,a simple-one;: The;

amounting to-about'3S .cents per, isknoVnas the Atlantic Avenue Ferry. brokers and jobbers. generally, to at. soil has:been,made very warm by-tfee
'box. Then add the freight charges These-gentlemenptopos} to.importand tend their'sales as in repacking of summer heat It is often'warmerttlian

-and'an!approximateidea-of1 the prpb pack Jamaica:! oranges; and grape this fruit there can be no possibilityoflines the air. This condition.. of tkiaga

able prices of oranges'for.*he-coming fruit They.have leased an immense being purchased not up to sample, brings out fibrous,roots>:atxince: ; .mil
season can be formed. dock which coveredon: four sides because the entireline. will' be of the the transplanted: tree>' is: safes The

PINEAPPLES.Notwithstanding '., nd1s43rfeet in length and 75 feet same-grade, and, all the fruit: packedat leaves are cut off,.of course*,,butras e
wide{ ; with steam. pipes fitted round the name time the sample was; growth is over- and wtsod' ripened, it
!:the: Cuban revolution the;entire enclosure as to enable the Messrs Gleasorrte.Waitt have taken makes: no difference. If; a few stems
,the pineapple crop there has been paCkersto have heat when the; tern* hold of this-Jamaica* business with of leaves: arc; left on the t l igsp
,aa iniraense-one. Consequently. low perature isibeiowrwhatis: required: for much energy and they solicit:the will 'drop oat' clear m81ewtt:; js1U

,prices haverprevaed:.throughout the: keeping tHe;fruitin i goodcondition.. hearty x;operatlon.of bnyers{of New touched,.wh'chrprocki2isth> yzec&s



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of the work. If they do not drop off," favor in any opinion is 1he fact, that
but wither up on the stem, .the:tree is WEST FLORIDA COAST it,will >yield a crop of good hay after
of 'something else is taken off
not goipg.t .:live. fButI: ? am sure that a-crop
few cases of the latter kind will occur.' Plant System Lands Lake Bailer Yilh lands,"felon Co.'s tanas.'Florma the.land. A good crop of hay is sure
Let those who wish to set fruit or ornamental =: to"be had off the corn ,land or potato
trees proceed with the work Homestea Knight's Building, 'Tampa,Tla. land or any land in fact that the spring

without hesitation ,when September is Company,} EmpireLBnilding, Orlando, .Fla.V .: sown crop comes off anytime: before
on the wane, resting assured.thatthey; the end of ;l.u1y'in'this latitude. .
But hay like all other' -delights
will have .than'at crops
other time.t more-What success a.;tree needs-to.any as-: -neap_ Jjufo: R leip| 'Jomes in Best Farming ind Best full.Se: tiDn. in [getting ;plenty. of potash in its fertilizer -

sist.it in forming.new:ro<5ts is-heat and: and if we -want 'a satisfactory
moisture.in the soil. The heat--nature The Florida Homestead Company offers unequaled opportunities for'purchase of-cheap yield of it weihave.got to give it whatit
homes in Florida. wants in this line. Now supposingwe
places there,ibut not always 1 the moisture. -, 'It has lands in every county of the State and is prepared to furnish just such, properties as .succeed
Asa.matter of-fact, :1 prefer that may be desired. aimto.getacrop of hay to
has. bargains farming, fruit vegetable.Umber and stock lands.Tbege .
It magnifieent corn, at the last plowing by scatteringbroad
the.soil-be-rather dry,'as\it-enables'me lands can be bought very cbeaply-at pricca ranging from$loSOto$zo;oo aa acr ,
to ram it in firmly about ..the roots. For a fp hundred dollars a comfortable home. with a farm or a hundred acts- can be bought cast from,two to four hundred
: in the-best frahnd firming section of the United Siaces. of kainit and hundred
After cutting off the foliage, the tree Florida offers a comfortable Urine and independence smaU faraerewho settle' on small. pounds one
places and grow fruits and vegetables for home and Northern markets. pounds of cotton seed ,meal per acre
is set in its.hole,and the earth filled in, Oar early fruits and vegetables command high price in ail markets.
and rammed in tightly about the roots' 'Surplus Truit and vegetables could be ''canned,thus affording. an additional and sure source of and harrowing it in and'smoothing'theland
revenue. ,making it is level as possible, we
until .the hole ,is three-fourths filled.Thenempty .' The climate of Florida is delightful at aU seasons and it is absolutely,healthful. :
buckets oi The temperature is about winter and 85 for summer. are'sure to get.agood account of it in
two or three 'The situation of the.state and audits wonderful resources destine it :to be.one:of:the most the in the winter. The
water in the hole, filling in the re-- flourishing portions of the world. .1 hay mow
when land is and when the 5t&teiJ: entering upon a new: be said other
Now is the time to come cheap same 'can regarding
mainder of the soil some hours later,; period of progress of prosperity.For .
without ramming it,and the w<4rk is, information,literature,price lists of lands,etc.,write to crops, such as Irish potatoes, garden
truck, etc., by plowing'the land after
don Joseph Meehan, in Rural New ,
Yorker.n FLORIDA HOMESTEAD COMPANY these crops come off -andapplying
wouldbe kainit and cotton seed meal at the
$ F1oriayrobabiy'October
'better than; September. BOX 117, ORHNDO, FLORIDA, time'and then harrowing and smoothing .

.. \' ---,- i the: land properly and putting: .it
in good shape for the mower (or even
in 'States whose niveau of soil '
Orafeges fend Bananas in Samoa..: spect. The plants are of great size, grown
reaching height of* from sixteen to" fertility averages much above that of the scythe) we can be sure of being
r Tie Jnited States consular report twenty or ''twenty-five feet, I should Florida.; It will,'if it has.such qualities well rewarded for our trouble and expense.
for August contains along, well written'd '
judge. Inthe: native usage, the leaves -universal Staple, as
cxeedingly interesting account oi,. In preparing for hay succeedingcorn
-and are 'univer: profitable the latitude of Charlestonand
f Samoa.A perusal: of it serves to dispel -: serve many purposes, in that of whenever the ear of corn,begins
sally adapted to, the various uses thatplates 'Shrevep rt''as Jackson.
many of the'timehonoredJllusions'as and dishes.are ;civilized .yUle..It: would not pay Florida farm- glazing it should be cut close to the
toth?tropical paradise of the South ers at all'to raise 'cotton if *they had ground: as,to avoid ,stubbs tocheck
Sea islands We have room for only people. \ to raise short cotton. We have to -fertilize .. the mower's sickle bar. The corn
a$tief extract: too much to competein the great should be,put in shocks and after it,is

There are wild oranges used< as a sub- Fairrnep&T11c1cke ; farm staples, with the rich river :bottoms cut;a few weeks, hauled off ,the field .
.tute.1br soap, but edible oranges of :of Alabama, !'Mississippi, Louisiana so.as to be out of the way of the hay,
different varieties seem all to have'been: .. r and Texas. Florida's !one great' when it is ready, and this brings me to

introduced. When fully .ripe, as 'in'' Ramie' advantage is in her climate, her ,adap. say that the old system of hilling up
mosttropical' countries, they are of a Editor Faraerand Frait-Grower: tation 10 the growth of early delicaciesand every ,crop in the cultivation is very
rich,'flark.green color and 'deteriorate' -I ,enclose.you a small specimen of: ,luxuries, \who'e:market value will ruinous to the soil. Level cultivationis
\hey'become yellowish. They are ramie, before and after being de-, justify heavy outlays for fertilizer..; what is wanted and is what alwaysdoes .
sweet enough and of good flavor, Taut gummed. It came from a factory just Whatever fabulous prices ramie may' best, for the smoother the soil is
are quality'not equal to the average!! started in Guilford, Conn. It has: command now, it is :not a luxury, or the less it :is liable to wash out in
of California\and'Tlorida, being much most :extravagant claims. The manager : at.least it will not be very long 'after heavy rains or dry up in dry weather,
more largely:composed of pulp. of the factory'or mill says that it the imposing roll of ;river :bottoms and the ,harrow ,as cultivator is far

Bananas'are:of-many varieties, and will take the place of cotton, flax,, from the Savannah to the :Colorado,' .top much; neglected on the southern
aTe 'to 'be 'had, of the finest quality,' wool and largely of.silk; ;and as to its get,hold of it and begin cultivate: ;it, farm.
throughout greater part of the year,' profit in manufactured articles, the by the tens of thousands !of acres on Last year ,I had a spare piece! of
selling ordinarily scents a bunch;; cites: that one mill in Germany re-. :soil which needs no bracing up with land that was left unplowed until along
but from'about the middle of 'May to! turned 183,000 from 180 tons. It: fertilizer.. :'Florida's mission .is not to' in July\ by that time-it *as,growing.
thelatter: part 'of June they become' is a very profitable crop; the manager. compete 'with the great grain, textile all over with'different kinds of weeds.
quite scarce, as do all the other fruits says that in the;South it can be cut. :and stock-growing regions which feed: These were wellplowed under by put
nmedat certain periods of the year, ; from three to six times ,a year, thus' and;clothe:the millions, but to produce ting a chain on the plow in front of
for all'have their :seasons of ripening giving the farmers a. constant income.] those-finer:things which,appeal to:the, the wing dragging the weeds under
i in the-order-of nature, though most of One company from Germany is pre:,:taste and fancy of the best classes .oi the furrow. At the time of plowingI
the fruits bear more than .one crop' paring to plant 4,000acres; : in Arizona. mankind. ,scattered about; one hundred Ibs,of
diaing the year. It has been said by: andabout goo :farmers in the South, > < .! I. kainit per acre. I had not enoughof
a distinguished' authority that the 'banana ,have promised :to :try ,it in a small;,,The Importance of the ,Hay Crop kainit to cover the whole plat but
produces greaterweight of fruit, way. i iJ !i 'to the.Southern Farmer. there was s sufficient cotton seed meal,
, per-acre than any;plant of the vegetable wish you would, Mr. Editor, investigate .;I Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: so that a small portion of the land
Tdngdpm. In Samoa,-as inmost' this,,matter, and let ,us farmers -, Sometime ago,I had the pleasure got ,no kainit The land was well
of the South Sea.islands, it is more a know whether it isthe: thing to.try.: saying something regarding the in- harrowed and made as smooth as pos.
staple article of diet.'thanafruit, as it Keuka, Fla RURAL. ; creasing of the hay crop on the southern sible, and the crab grass began to

is regarded among the white ,people.' The degummed sample is of,a very farm,since then I have had a great grow right away, but from the very
It'probably furnishes 25 :per cent of fine fiber, sheeny as :silk and incredi-. many inquiries ,on the subject which start one could easily detect the pan
the total native 'food, being eaten bly strong. A single fiber, appearing prompts me, to return to it and give.a that lacked potash, and when came
roasted and boiled when in the green to:the naked eye scarcely larger thana few more Acts based,.on personal .experience to cutting for hay the difference was
,state. Ordinarily, to white persons, spider wed, is.so smooth and strong and observation. Now there very marked, and the quality still
wken so,prepared, it is tasteless and that it cannot ,be broken by pulling is,nothing more certain than a crop of more so. This year, I left part of
e. with the dry thumb and finger. They crabgrass bay on all the 'older. lands my orchard unplowed till along in

The:banana is .an exhausting cropwherever have to be wetted or a turn of the fiber' of the southern ,farm, ,for wheneverthe July ,and ,at plowing I sowed some
: grown, and it is here so taken around the finger to break it. soil gets to be,two or three years crab grass seed when fertilizing and
f8 d,to be from .experience, the us. We have on previous occasions in in continuous cultivation from the the results are truly ;astonishing.
-practice.being not to ,grOW' it ontfee vestigated ramie somewhat,and always time it is cleared,the crab grass makes Every farmer has had the experienceof
ground longer than three came away from these investigationswith its appearance and stays there for.all having bare spots in his fields, but
,e-,asd frequently not more than the belief that ramie culture future years, as long .as the soil\ is this can can ,be entirely,avoided by
.. Bat,this varies, as withcropsm would.not pay Florida farmers excepton being kept in cultivation, yieldingyearly saving seed from the hay mow and
.... coaatri, muchdepending 'on very strong.deep soil. Of course, its self-sowed crop of the very sowing it at last working of the land.
j thciftilityof: the particular localities, lilt.has such; .possibilities as are hinted best .quality[, hay if cut and cured In this way bare .spots are avoided,
for ali,4tf *fee,where, vary in .this re- at by tOur correspondent, :it will be properly; and the. best point /in its and a more uniform stand is got:!>y


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who get their truck to market first, use
Strawberry. Special Pert'iJiZ' er:. <,. "The Ideal Fertilizer."
Price $25.00 Per Ton. '
For-Making Perfect, Shipping Berries( Price $27.0O.'GUABANTEED '
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Ammonia. ..................... 2 to 4 ,
Phosphoric Acid........ ...s............................... percent.. "., ..... Per Cent..
Equals Bone Phosphate of--Lime .................... "to' 9. Moisture ................................................'..'10 to 13/
Sulphate t of Potash .................".............. ... ....16 to .18" '...........;.; .Ammonia from Cotton Seed Meal,Nitrate of Soda,Blood -.
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Made from Nitrate of Soda Blood,Cotton Seed Meal, t :s .*.- ... ... -.....Phosphate...... and Bone. 4* to 5#) '
Bone;Acid. : Sulphate of Potash .Potash. .......:................. 11 to 13
Phosphate. and Potash Salts, ................ .
... Equivalent to Actual ... ...,....?.. 6 to 8
: "BEST Made exclusively from Nitrate of Soda.Cotton Seed
CROP- IN TEN Meal, Blood
YEARS. Bone,Acid Phosphate Sulphate of Potash.

Messrs. Fisher &Powers: Lawtey, June 30th, 1896 This. is a soluble' quick acting and lasting fertilizer. The nitrogen -
T used Wilson a Toomer's Strawberry Special Fertilizer : !
about 1,200 Ibs.to the acre,and from two acres shipped, 150 bushels. my 1 had strawberry the best crop,- coming from three different ingredients is especially
ries making the B best big growth.plants the best yield of(Signed.ten years.) My pear, trees- on the same land are valuable as all three sources are best adapted to mak- "

Write for our Special Strawberry Circular, "How SIM to.HOGAN.Grow ,mgq only.ui c k''L.growth. The potash from sulphate of potash

Berries For Profit." .
Try it alongside of the more expensive brands and be convinced.

We also have a large supply 9fthe Celebrated fl. J. Baker & Bro.'s
Complete Vegetable and Orange:: Tree Manures. Also
Stock of all Agricultural Chemicals Fine a Complete
Tobacco Stems C. S. Meal
and Bone, Fine Ground Bone, Potash, Etc.
Write Us for Prices before Buying. SOLICIT CORRESPONDENCE.. N .

Insecticide. and., Fertilizer Lime. $7.00 per Ton : WTIOIV. : & 'rooj&TOR, Jacksonville, ,,

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seed. I cannot be too since the tissues tend to ,
urgent on my brother farmers to.make. color from year ta year: ,deepen the older in younger roots: In nature the old At Peoria, III, plantings made, in 1892 ,
all the,hay possible this ,year,,as fod, portions of the root, consisting of the roots seem to serve as a safeguard were< still alive in 1895 and similar '
der is scarce and the price of hay will {inner heart and outside layer of bark against l affected extermination, being less easily results are: noted Washington, D. J
rule very high all through the winter.C. usually much by conditions. C., and Garden' City, Kansas. The -j
possess ; more coloring also
They seem to be concerned in
K. new root development however is
matter. Oftentimes ,
gradations of the work of seed
production, since it stated in a number of ,
Springs, Fla. color in successive cases to be insignificant
rings growthare appears, other things equal that
good under such conditions.
.- so sharply mixed that the ]
age of a seed stalks are associated with
The Latest Knowledge about' .CanTO is roughly shown by its cross sec old roots. Seedling roots do not strong prom As to locality, canaigre is found
tion. commonly in sandy washes
seed their first
during of
Prof. Robert H. Forbes, chemist of The brittle, heavy bark, often a growth. year where; water is more abundant With

the Arizona Experiment, Station, has quarter of an inch m thickness, is The seeds especially in arid situa- irrigation it will make a good growth
just issued a bulletin about this in any fertile, tillable ground, but the
plant, externally quite- smooth in young tions, are 'largely infertile. In this ;influence
which he regards an important; crop roots, with occasional scars marking section wild seedlings have not been soil conditions on actual
for arid regions. Certain peculiarities the point of attachment of smaller observed, though said to be common production has been little studied. -
he says, seem favorable to. its rootlets during, the period of growth. in certain moist localities of New The tanning materials in canaigre
agricultural future. It grows in win The old roots are rougher, often shag Mexico and California. In one, trial remain pretty constant throughout the
ter, when water is, more abundant gy and deeply cracked, as the. result of mixed wild and cultivated seed, two growing season, with however,a small
throughout the arid region. The of rapid growth. The growing buds years old, sown in drills half an inch but distinct increase after the plant
fact may render possible he reclamation are at the crown of the root and ;are deep, '9 per*cent came up. In nature becomes< established in vigorous
'of l large tracts of .land for wHch : sometimes also borne on the fleshy canaigre is spread by occasional ger growth. The earlier. favorable opinions -
there is not ''sufficient irrigation in' base of the stems, which occasionally mination and by accidental scattering i of tanning chemists have been

summer. In case of extreme. drouth, do not die but persist, seemingly in of roots, but is maintained in place excellently supported by the experi
the crop is not, lost, but the plant. order to bring the buds nearer to the ,by its peculiar'root system. ence of the trade. From various
simply stops growth and.waits for better 'I surface when the roots have been too The best conditions for the growth sources it is learned that canaigre .
conditions; harvesting may occurat deeply buried. In young roots the ,of canaigre are a cool.but not freezing chips and extracts have been success
.any time, the. mature :crop remaining buds are conspicuous and prompt to ,climate, moderate moisture, sandy fully employed, either alone or in
in the ground indefinitely withoutinjury grow, but small and sluggish in old fertile soil, and probably also a sunny connection with other tanning materi
and even with a certain im and arid atmosphere. This seems to als, for the production of a remarka- y

provement ones.The roots, usually erect in position, limit canaigre the southwest, for I I ble variety of leathers, including both
As to the value of the product, i it appear normally at less than one footbelow > nowhere else, except probably in some heavier and lighter grades. Accord.to .

appears tht under existing conditionsthe the surface. The root clusters, southern States, ,is there so long a period the statements of different tanners,
objective point is a crop that can containing tubers of every size and of mild weather. It has been it is employed in the production of
be sold.at from $5 to $7 a tcn.Canaigrfr age, vary much in arrangement. grown experimentally in Florida with patent and enameled leather; carriage
is chiefly remarkable [for> Roughly speaking, the new roots sur- some success, but in the northern covers and dashboard leathers; upper,
its tuberous roots, varying under di fround the mother tubers, making a States the interval between the severe grain and similar light leather; East
ferent conditions of growth from almost cluster i in which the old growth is cold of winter and the extreme heat India kips finished as waxed leather;

globular to long and slenderCormi centrally placed. Oftentimes theie of summer is too short to allow of yellow for mittens, horse hides, butts,
Outside of the tubers th I;new roots happen to form on one sideof much root development. The sprouting t- kangaroo, glazed kid and other fine
root system is not extensive, being the mother and continuing in that I of the roots in August under then shoe leathers, and the heaviest sole
distinctly smaller than that of beets or direction, make a chain of roots co influence of rain suggests that in the and harness leather, and the lightest
potatoes. In weight the roots rangefrom necked at their crowns and in whichthe : culture of canaigre one or two sum calf and sheep, with best results for
a fraction of an ounce to two old growth is at one end and the mer irrigations would prepare the all kinds.-Country Gentleman..

pounds.. Externally, the young rootsare new at the other. Increasing in this plant to grow more promptly on thIn e 4*>..- ,
light in color changing to brown, I manner, the number of living roots advent of cool weather. The Florida East Coast Railway is

reddish brown or almost black withage. a single colony is sometimes very The growing plant will stand a good about to haul the second crop of pine*
They live several years, usually large. A thrifty hill dug in a sand deal of cold. When frosted the leaves apples. It is said it will almost equal -
jive or more, but show'very little new; wash near Tucson recently yielded pi lie prostrate upon the ground, but i immediately the crop just marketed, which amounted -
growth after about. the third season.TTie roots, weighing about 8 pounds, whileicr regain position when thawediy to about twenty carloads daily for
root increases after the mann a cultivated hill three years old from> out by the sun. The root will also six weeks. This road carried many .i

of all exogenous stems by adding a Phoenix, gave 87 roots weighing<<; ry,5 endure freezing. It has been left in carloads gathered on the keys between
layer of new tissues to the'lean from pounds. the ground all winter 60 miles northof Miami and Key West, which have
without and to the bark from within.At As they grow older, the roots become New York City subjected to a I heretofore gone via Key West to North
the end of this growing: season more and more dormant, show"- temperature low as ISo below I
tin?,, white zone. df new ing less tendency to,throw up shoots without injury. At Lincoln, Neb plants-3. I

growth n always be found in living of their.own, but maintaining a feeble ka the roots stood a very severe winithlter Worth never looked more promising
roots between bark and heart, and' vitality through their connection.wI I 'without any damage whatever. than this s Tltusville Star. |
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nil with them. After that on lions of the Education of
liberty pounds, taking country '" .> *
Poultry.: pleasant days when the dew is off the over It would more than double the

.. _. _._ ... grass the hens and broods may be total of pounds for consumption of BODY
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r DtLAHOY given their liberty: ; they should be food. Where a million pounds of poultry MIND, .
J.1te4 by 8.8. Apoplca.Fla.
kept shut up on damp,and rainy days.If are now raised, two million pounds MORALS.
the damp weather continues the would be marketed, and thus double
The Poultry Business. FREE TUITION.
coops should be moved into the barnor the income of the farmer or grower
Here are the views of Mr. Isaac some'other places where it is dry (From this product alone. The estimateis The

vclch, the best posted poultry man in and the young turks can run about. based on the growing of scrub stock, .

I this or any other country: Have dry earth or sand on the floor.If :which is a waste of time and feed. Florida .

"Six hundred million dollars is a the business is carried on to any But this scrub stock can be improved -

low estimate of the annual poultry busi- great extent it would pay to have a and doubled in size by the in- Agricultural

ness of the United States. You can turkey shed; this is best made with a troduction of a few pure bred females .
figure it out for yourself. I demonstrate roof and three College
shingled or tar papered and a good male or two, depending on, :
' :.not'long' ago that the average I closed sides, the front facing south the size of the flock. Besides, more

price of eggs in my Massachusettshome and consisting of large folding doors eggs would be produced,and of better Is Government supported by All: grants tuition from free to the all National students -, .

for the past eight years has been with windows in them, so that when quality, and these would add to the. from Florida. Open to males and females.
Women board with families in town. Men
30 cents per dozen. But we'll putit the sun shines the whole may be farmer's profits. Let farmers every. board at College Mess Hall for $10.00 per
lower,than that. We'll say 25 cents.It but there be plenty of month. A mest healthy location. College .-
open, yet may where improve their fowls. There is attends all students free of charge. .
is a conservative estimate to say light when it rains; the floor should be good money in it-Western Plowman. Miry discipline under a graduate of West ,

that the average family consumes two' of sand. Here the coops can be .-_. .. Point. ,Four Ifwhantcal courses, of Latin instruction Setentwc, :Agricultural and'-' .

dozen eggs a week, say 100 dozen a placed and the poultry have their lib- Women's. Superior equipment in Labora
Poultry Deformities. tories. Gives degrees of B.;8.and A.B. Bus-
year. This means $25. It is putting erty. iness Course giving free instruction in Penmanship -
it: low to say the average family con If turkeys are not kept out of the A writer in the Homestead says: Hand, Type,Book Writing Keeping and,Business Telegraphy.Law,Short Fall

sumes $20 worth of poultry each year. damp and still be able to run about, Why is it that the fanciers today will Term opens Monday t Oct.5th 1838. For cata- .

This gives $45'a year for each family, the majority will be most certain to continue to crowd out that once noble logues giving Information 0. CLUTE President address, .
or for 15,000,000 families, $675,000- die, for turkeys must be kept.dry and breed, the Black Spanish, by breedingthem Lake City,Fla.
oeo. must have exercise. This is why somany to an outlandish white face?

"But this is not all. The encyclo- fail to raise turkeys-they do Why is it that they will continue to I

pedia says that in 1862 the hotels and not keep them dry during the early crush the Palish by.hoMing fast to a NOTICE OF INCORPORATION. .-

restaurants consumed $62,000,000 weeks of their lives. Of course where ? -
blinding crest ,
Notice fc hereby given that the nnderslnedV
worth of poultry and eggs. Owing to one has a dozen or more broods to is'\it that will each will,upon the expiration of the time prescribed .
the increase of population it cannot Why they year by law for advertising the notice and charter,
look after it would be job to
a big get make Cochins more of a bag of feathers apply to the Governor of the State of Florida for V
be less than $rooooooooayear now. them all to shelter if a sudden shower letters patent for the Johnson Iw Company in
than else?
There are used in the manufacture of should come while the poults are anything accordance: with the Charter as published below.,, .
up will diminish the size of CHAS.A.T&EUE&JS.
fine leather not less than $100,000- in the field; but one must, as they can Why they C.S.HAKJ T1'.
000 worth of eggs, and there are also stand but little wetting, either of dewor the Leghorn so that it is not more than T.A.B.P.LIVJ1OSTOlf.PBKKY.P. .

used vast quantities of eggs in other rain, until pretty well feathered, that of a Bantam? .I,. BISHOP. .

manufactures, such as the making of and some of them would be drowned, Why are the Plymouth Rocks and Jacksonville, Fla.,Aug. 24'i896. "

ether, etc."The or .chilled beyond hope. 'So where Silver Wyandottes so bred that they ,-

reason that this is not more I. are raised it is advisable to keep become easy prey to vertigo? We the undersigned. hereby associate our-
many Minorcas continued in selves together for the purpose of forming a cor'
generally undestood is because so lit. the mother confined to the coop and Why are the poration under the laws of the State of Florida,
into the such gigantic combs? as prescribed under Sec of: Stautes.
tIe of this comes commerceof run until the little ones are about six 2123 Law :
to be known as"The Johnson,
Rock bred
the country. The producers con weeks old, moving the coops and Why is the Plymouth so place of business it Jacksonville,Fla.,for
sume their products at home. City that it has become a delicate fowl,one the purpose of buying, selling renting or exchanging .
pens often enough to keep everythingclean. electric machinery and other supplies, ."
people often forget to what an extent This shed can be used as a readily over-fattened a subject to apo repairing electrical, mechanical and other instruments -
into the food plexy and kindred diseases? and machines, wiring buildings for
'ggs and poultry enter roosting place in winter. and for con. electric lights,bells etc.,and for the purpose of
ipply of ,the people on the farm. fining the birds at other time.- All this is no fault of the breed, but doing a general merchandise business. '
any The capital stock of the shall
I before the State the breeder,or rather the fancier, is an- Company
"In 1869 went Farm, Field and Fireside. Three Thousand Dollars, divided into Thirty
Board of Agriculture of Massachu5tts nually giving the utility cause a blow shares of One Hundred Dollars each,ten percent *
be into
paid the treasury upon
'< and. estimated the industry at Scrub Fowls. by his persistent ill-breeding. The farmer the organisation of the Company,and the.Bal'

500000000.. They thought my fig The farmers of America lose millions wants thoroughbreds, but he wants ante The as corporate the Directors existence may: of determine.the Company shall

ures were exaggerated,.and a week of dollars in the, aggregate by them hardy and prolific. If a cruel commence on the date of the filing of the Articles
Incorporation with the of State and
later one of the members piled on keeping scrub fowls. This is a propo standard is to cripple the birds bred the Clerk of the Circuit Secretary Court and terminate

me and'said that he owed mean apol- sition that cannot be controverted.And up.to.it, then it is high time that we ninety-nine business years of the thereafter.The Company. shall be conducted

ogy. He said that when I gave my many of them lose money by have two familes of thoroughbreds- by a Board of Directors consisting of five
statement he had*set me down as.the keeping no fowls at all for market pur- one for the fancier showroom, and annual members meeting to be elected of stockholders each year at provided the regular how

monumental liar of this country, but poses or fowls for revenue. There is the other for the fancier or market. ever that the following-named incorporators, to.
wit: Chas. A. Tremere, C. 8. Hammatt T. B.
after investigation he had become convinced a great difference between a mongrelor Give us the latter every time. Livingston, A, P. Perry and P,I, Bishop, shall .
I within the constitute the Board of Directors until the first ,
that was quite scrub fowl. The mongrel may bea annual meeting. -
bounds of fact large, composite fowl of pure blood, South Florida will raise celery this The highest amount of indebtebness or liability -.
to which the shall at time aub-
"No farmer should .have less than that is, may be made by a cross of winter to ship in quantity. The grow'- jest itself shall not Company exceed Two Thouand any Dol

100 chickens. Give them shelter and pure bloods, or a cross of pure bloods er ought to understand that only the lane Witness our hands and seals this z th day of
a place to rest and they will take care upon common stock. In either case choicest commands good prices, and August A.D. 1896.

of themselves. A bushel of wheat it is removed from a scrub, which is a that always does.. The quality of our CHAS. A.TuifE&. (Seal)
will keep a hen a year, and with ordinary measly little common fowl, without a winter-grown Florida celery is the best T. B. LrviwGSTOir, !Seal

care she will produce ten dozen trace of good.blood in its composition.Such in the world. Do not make the mistake A.P. I P.,. PEXKY BlSHOF,, Seal.Seal)

eggs a year, and hatch and rear a fowls, even at maturity, do not of planting too much. A singleacre all of Jacksonville,Duval County,Florida.

brood of chickens. My Brahma hens dress more than from one to two well fertilized and cared for will Jacksonville Fla.Aug ijtb, 1896. '

in flocks of 175 have averaged 160 pounds, and it is a good specimen that net from $2,000 upwards. Lettuce, .

eggs a year, and hatched and reareda will dress the latter weight. A few too, will be planted. and is a compar-i. Our prediction last spribg that tobacco

brooijl -Germantown Telegraph. days, ago a year-old hen was dressedat tively safe crop. But be sure you plant would be the money crop this

the editor's home which weighedfive the right variety. Last winter many year has been verified. The farmers

ns(first few days after hatchingthe the pot And it was a mongrel hen, and made complete failures entirelyon selling their crops, some of which areas

hr should be confined_ in large too,a cross of Brown Leghorn cock on that account. If we have a safe large as 10,000 pounds, at 40 cents

rooay coops with dry floors; have lit' Plymouth Rock hens. The hen was crop-one that on proper land you per pound. The indications are that

tie yards attached to keep the poults fat, but we could have put a pound can safely count on a safe incomeitis for the next few years at least,tobacco

.from running away, Then for another and*a half more fat on, making the cabbage. We advise the planting of will rise in price. The Cuban war

week or so keep the mother confined bird weigh seven pounds. the late varieties. The early demandat has been the means of placing Gads-

,but on pleasant days after the Now, suppose every grower of poul fair prices never holds up lang. The den county tobacco more extensivelyon

dew is Q1f'let the poults go in and out try-all breeders of fowls-was to put late cabbage, if good, always brings the market, and it is now filling the

of the pen at wilL They will l not two or more additional pounds of meal good prices. All our cabbage men position formerly occupied by the i imported -

wander far'enough ,to tire them out, on the body of each fowl he raises, know this, but few act on. it-Florida I Cuban tobacco.-Quincy. Her-%

as they might if the hen were given would not make a difference of mil-. Topics. aid. .

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Y ....616 : : THB 'FLOKIDA 'PASMEB ';AND'}BBdTIT 18owsi3. SEPTEMBEB-326;
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; Home. if she ''can look into 'the eyes of +'the
State News. Our Rural
Accusing Angel and truthful/! 'plead SLEEPLESSNESS.

..... - in 'extenuation of her ignorance and -

mental that she "lived'so fur! THE STORY) ,OF A MAN :
'. Theacreage --of .vegetables in the "So Fur f from the Big Road. poverty ; WHO

vicinity elf'Cbleman l It is claimed will, John probably knows if he is half, from the big"road and John'never told COULD' NOT SLEEPS
her nothin' 'there will certainly
be increasedifrom! 75:to fioo.per cent.i; as much a man as he ought to be, that -
over that of last year. Beets and cabbage "loving and cherishing" mean some- great'allowance made for her. But I Suffered for Ten Years,With a Complicatlon -
wouldn't like'to stand in John's shoesat ) 'of Diseases-Re&
will be the One
leading crops. thing more than a hasty kiss night and fit Last
such moment. Womankind. ';
I trucker has ordered ,125 pounds of morning; but I doubt if it has ,ever a
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beet seed
occurred to him that "protecting"means I
'"Many-will'try lettuce also but vastly: more :than providing her, Apple Sauce Any one "who has bvdr tfcssell'Onesteeplesanight

mainly as an experiment.OrlandoStar. with 'a house possessing reason' Apples intended for sauce should be; can,appreciate' slight
every degree ., able security against burglars and pared> cored and put into'cold water through weary nights ana" days vainjy

Those delicious Florida olives men- accompanying her'when,she goes 'anywhere until they are placed over the fire, 'to, seeks to'close ,his eyes in elumbft, until

tioned in the Sun recently} :cost'several'' : at night. I would like to tell keep them from discoloration. Poura at last 1 life Itself becomes almost a' wak

families doctor. 'bills :and much suffer-I him that it means warding off from, very little water over them in the:' ing nightmare. To toss tipon one's
couch j night gaiter llilgnt for 'weeks With
ing. ,Sever l1ook'samples ol the"fruit,:I her the deterioration of mind and soul saucepan and allow them to cook'gent.ly. tired brain and nerves, 'longing dtbdut

ate them,and in a:few.hours were con:I that menaces every'loving woman who ., They should be tightly covered avail,for'.rest; .to'coant the hours-as they

I. fined to their:beds'from .poison. :Mr., takes upon herself the burdens of and frequently looked at to see if they drag wearily 'by the strajned senses .

.. 'arid Mrs. Will Dupree, Mr. and Mrs. housekeeping and child bearing. In need more water. ,When the applesare startled'by every,slight: sonny;!, fa 'to experierice -

Robert Dupree A. ,'D. Cannon, a: spite of all the poetry'that has been quite soft stir and mash them; add one' 'of the "greatest feflHctidtisthat
life'ean'diddg. Suohwas the
daughter :J. M. Endel, :and several, written about'the "kingdom; home" a little butter,pass them through a colander. : 'of ''Mr. A."'F.:WUcox *of 'Baldwin experience ,

i others. The Teporter of 'the Sun Wamong :: and:the "queenly (estate wifehood If the sauce is to be used with Iowa, who :makes e .following stats-

the number and was dangerously -i: and motherhood," the hard fact remains meat sweeten moderately before setting, ment; '

ill fpr"tirfre.. iHs not :at"all'prob-'! that the kingdom is a very me- away to cool, otherwise a liberal use of JA: :T. :Wilcox of, 'said: ,_county and

ablest any others i1l.taste the fruit. i nial'one and the "queenly estate" is sugar ,is more agreeable. A generous; State.depose and say, that on or.about

A. P. Canova, an old citizen of Flor- : little else but weary drudgery. It is a prinkling of cinnamon or :a dash'of June 1st\f894.1 purchalcl'Dr.'VHliam/ -
Pink Pills for Pale and
I People beg
ida, says that the fruit is 'only a hog i very imaginative person indeed, who nutmeg, according 'to, taste, may rbej! I taking'them according to"dire ti na.ind flI

plum, and is 'dangerously poison. can see the""royalty" and the "queen-, added.' Another method 'of making at once'felt better '>nd In..ten days-felt a
Gainesville Sun. liness" that lie in washing dishes,and apple sauce is the following: Make a decided' change for.the better. J continued -

sweeping floors, and dusting furniture,' yrup,and when'it thoroughly boiled' to''ta'ke'these'p' i1ls. until. about "Noy.'
cultivation The ,success of ,the That 'has attended since the the and bathing and dressing and nursing dr p'the peeled and quartered applesn 1st, When I had to quit for Arrant of mon

pineapple fretful ':babies, and scrubbing little i it They should boil until soft and: ey.I
freeze'at'Orlando and, ;on 'the'coast at', ,I scan 'sayth&t this .medjcinegave} 'tae
hands and 'faces and hen be well mashed. This makes a ,
Eden and J.akcVorth' has induced dirty makingover I immediate ,silo(. 80 ,much so I could
r., :old clothes. These are merely richer. "sauce than when't the apples and do my chores which before was very.djtficiilt. -
several embark in the cultivation
parties: hard, stern duties that every true,woman ; sugar 'are boiled,together, or when the with'eaSe' i and felt 'better than I
of pineapple in this county. will face and discharge as bravely latter is added after the fruit is taken had tor'the last ten years ,pa t.
.; Mr. A. E. "Burnett! 'Ocala's popularand r My'disease was'&leeplesnecsld feet
from the fire.Hints .
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:: she and while
faithfully j as can, .
and constipation of the bowels und liter
successful, !]jeweler, is, having four '. ,
she is in the l ;
engaged unequal struggle troubles together with kidney troubles. 'I
acres of land cleared near his residence
John must, protect,her from the 'possible .: to Housekeepers. want to say that before I began 'to -takethe.pilla
east of:town. PL George Willis,who : 1 had 'in'n'h ir
loss of all her mental graces. Horse radish ,root put into a jar of to'sittip ttfsjeep
t has'spent er years'in the pineao-'' pickles will keep vinegar from losing but in'aTew'daya't began to feel better
pile.district'on.the'eastcoast and and': were those/of: erfdct
my > test
isthoroughly'up l
The women writers for 'home its and .
our strength :prevent mould from
t Rest-which
} : ,in ,the cultivation' ne.ieelt'that' eefromre-
magazines are telling wives ''toabstainfrom forming. t
turnipg health rested 'well and my
.. same,'will secure :the plants, "which worrying their husbands with sleep was Bound. -
One cupful of butter
wiDbe of'the :most mproved varieties i ,: firmly I began at'once to' "welltod
recitals of the haps and mishaps of sleep 'slept
and -"-will l 'overlook the planting ''of' life and certain class of IS a pound. Four cupfuls of flour make well as long as I 'used( the: iillb.I '
a preachers
them. Editor Mellon will also go into one, pound. Two cupfuls of granulated can.y for'all whoarasritTeriiigymsli
fond '
the business 'Dr. Willis bas also secured are telling these same women sugar are of the same weight. any of the'above complaints thit itgareme
that if would learn let
they anything relief and I feel it a duly to
Stained borders of floors will
ten acres of land on Lake Worth require
them ask their
husbands. Both are meqd It'to all.feeHng sure Wat It (does fell
amfproposes Io form a stock-company radically and absolutely I doing over once a year if worn places that. 'is claimed'for it
to'set out :a pineapple 'orchard. He John's wife can't talk about her domes fare not to become noticeable. The (Signed). -A. T. WftC&X,

says-the,profits are enormous,and'that: tic.affairs with her husband stain,and varnish may be bought and Subscribed in my presence and swornto
almost : own pray applied mixed before me this, 8th day of Jane 1805.
separately or
every pineapple ,grower on:the 'together
That can she talk about? since in A. C. BULIB
east coast has made money this season. and applied :at once. The latter .is,
nine:out of ten cases these domestic [SEAL] Koto Public.
They will grow here, if, sheltered, ,as' affairs of John's wife ought to be of of course,the readiest method, but the Baldwin, Jakkson'Cdoiity.'Iowa;: '

well. a* anywhere in"the State.Baiiner. .-=:Ocala:, as much importance to John as the (former is perhaps the more lasting. An'analysis} of,Dr. Willial a' Pink l11i
shows that they'contain in 6 'condensedform
When polishing mirrors windowsor ,
Mr. Carlisle'sfinancial
matter .or : all the lemente
Writing of one:of the Moultrie:vineyards ., scheme. 'picture glass with whitening the new life and richness to tha salJ'.t.Q.blood give and

the ,St. Augustine 'News 'says: best way to use it is to have it in muslin restore'shattered. Serves. 'The 'ete: fcn

Most of the'crop has ''been harvested,;: On"theotherhand.f: } it is a woman's I bags. Dampen the glass lightly,' unfailing specific for such ''dfeseaas

but enough remains to astonish anyone duty :to ask her husband, ,it follows then jub with the bag and polish'o ff locomotor Vitus' 'dance'ataxia sciatica, partial fparalysbfit.. 'r .
with neuralgia,, heuomati@m
As one expressed it "there are, logically that it Is a husband's, duty to crumpled newspaper. nervous headache, the'after effect

more grapes'thanleaves." And it wasa tell his wife regularly and systematically The best remedy against ants .is: ofla gri. ,.palpitation of the"heart,

fact, where 'not gathered the vines everything that would interest t cayenne pepper. Spread it ,on the pale 'and sallow comttleadona, 'all fdrms
were fairly loaded with luscious fruit her and aid in her mental growth and shelves of the store closet under thee feakness'eftber In'rnaleor'f! m1 a arid

.' .Three*fourths of the crop has been bar* development. When: we have th paper that covers them. all mora'diseases in 'the TesuHlng'ffoin blood. Vitiated ha-

vested in -this'way Large sacks, or: :;: "Woman's Bible" I believe' the, rendering 4..... Pink Pills are sold bjr all dealers,or wHl l
sacking, a dozen,feet square are hung of that,text will be, "Husbands,' be sent postpaid on receipt of price 50
: under a vine, which is then shaken, talk,to your wives,",not "Women,ask How's This? 1: cents a bodr'six! xesfort2OO; :X(tIiey

and.the grapes tumble into it and,are your husbandsand with such a trans Woffer One Hundred Dollars reward are never Bold in bulk or by the 100,} J
'for any +case 'of Catarrh that cannot bo addressing Dr. Williams' II diihm _
at 'carried ;'the mill lation we shall have sermons
once to four :men' more : ,
'cured Hall's ,
by Catarrh Care.P. PaSchenectady, Ii.-Y-
gathering ,seventy-five bushels and addressed to men and fewer to women, .J. CHENBY & Co., Toledo O. l II '. r" _

grinding them ready for use per diem. which will be a great advantage :al We,the undersigned, have known F.J.: ,And now comes, woK who fins

., When the juice is drawn off:and placed around. What John needs is a more Cheney for the last 15 years, and ooUeve'; long resided ,in the tropics a$_ mis

in barrels the refuse is pat back on the sympathetic interest in domestic affairs him perfectly honorable in all business.. sionary's wife, to,tell us, accor ta
l, vineyard for fertilizer,which, with half and what John's wife needs is more. WEST & TEUAI made,by Wholesale their firm.Druggists..: the Philadelphk Record 1ow.toea -
a ion of the commercial article to the knowledge of affairs not domestic rand banana
,, ; ;, Toledo 0. : digcs'li\>ll. When you b v .
acre, is all that is used. This :costs thus will resut that beautiful comrade' WALDINO KIHXAN & MABVIN,Wholesale -,; stripped off! the willing rind, Just-scraps "-

about ten dollars laid down. 'Mr. Middletoa 1.J ship which constitutes a true marriage. Druggists, Toledo! 0.Hall's off Jhe stringy#n
t, will make'only about fifty barely r* Catarrh Cure is taken internally,.' beneath the rind, and
of wine this He has'facil i. A woman is bound to cultivate her: acting directly upon the blood and mo you tmayyour eat.
,. '<_ ." year. eons surfaces of the system. Testimonials banana witnou\ lasting ft,All the
.' &{making: twice as much,but the mental. gifts. Marriage does not absolve 1 .,. sent free. Price 75c. per bottle.Sold( rest of 4ht% 'his.wordaioad b

t market is yet untried. :, her from this obligation. Bu: by.all Druggists.t passed abcrat x .widely. ''.
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I Very Lame Explanations.After months from each of the two points
rit named to Bartow, we will answer the I
waiting nearly a month after the question. We will also explain the rate

. ,, issue of the July Ruralist giving "Facts of 86 cents on peas from Punta Gorda to .x,
4'* :fs and Figures" as to railroad rates the New York, cited in comparison with the

Citizen deigns to give a decidedly lame rate of 95 cents on peas from Interlachento ;. .
apology. It did not dare publish the article Punta Gorda, as soon as the Ruralist

...: referred to in its entirety and if shall furnish us with a similar statementof 1
they will print that article, without the total shipments of peas from In- .
change, at any time before October 1st, terlachen to Punta Gorda for twelve ,
we agree to pay them their regular advertising months." ,

rates for the space so occupied.The The Citizen here attempts to show a
first answer to our charges is that We have
basis of charges.
we desire and are working for the reelection supposed until recently that rail-
of Senator Call. This is falsehood
A road charges were based on the weight of
number for the fact that have MostBETWEEN A1frath
1 one, we Shortest Quickest :
+ the goods and the distance they were car- ,
always opposed Senator Call, believing ried. Such seems not to be the case, if
,i him to be entirely unfit for the I the citation of the Citizen is"'to be be- :ROUTB

office he now holds. \Ve wish to see the lieved. We have contended that it was --.... .
office of United States Senator filled bya an injustice for the people of Arcadia to ''FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NOIITH.TIm .
ho would'be creditJo the State
man.. first-class
62 cents 100 for carrying
and Call does and Bag filled the pay per
never miles while Punta
freight forty-eight : '
:" I 1 bill. Now for the Citizen's explanation(?) Gorda people would ship the same goods Florida Central 'sad: PeIrins1 r

They say j.; the same railroad seventy-four miles '
This champion of hatred to corpora- '
for 30 cents per 100 and somehow we can
tions alleges that the railroad 'charge not get-it out of our heads that it .is an York to Jacksoni illerfcy:
much in for New Florida Pennsylvania B. R. to Washington
more proportion hauling
veg- Citizen would '
injustice yet.. But the
and Southern
,. eta le shipments from the local point to .. } '
have us believe that the rate from a pointis Northern Florida'Central &
. the basing point in Florida: than from to be determined by the amount of Air Line. Peninsular to aU principal
the basing point to the destination,' and freight originating at that point and not points in Florida.Cincinnati .
refers to the rates. The accuser omits to to Harriman JunoCincinnati
be subject to distance. If Punta Gorda tion 'by Queen & recent
mention the fact that the portion of the ships more first-class freights to Bartow Harriman Junction to As e-

.__ A Cooking Apron. rate from the local point to the basing than Arcadia, therefore their rate shouldbe Asheville & vine and Columbia by Southern
and Florida
point is the rate Railway,
imply a partof through the
as much lower in proportion as
Jacksonville Central&nmsular-Cohrm.
093. -DORCAS APRO.N-HW'IUH SIZE. from the local point to the destination,
weight of 'their shipments are larger. J IDa to Jacksonville.
t This -practical :pattern is as simple as and that as Euch its office is purely and This is new doctrine to us and we believe Cincinnati to Jacksonville: by
such! a, thing can,be made, and has not a simply to afford a basis for the distribution to our readers and we do not think Cincinnati Queen &'Crescent to Chattanooga

single band Dutton to get out of order. among the several lines that it is true. The truth is that Punta and Florida}ette,Florida, Southern Central Ry to;peninsular Ever--
'k Checked and corded lawns make the engaged in effecting the entire transportation << Gorda has water transportation to Tam- Limited. to all Important Floridapoints.
', most servictable 'white aprons, and all of the totalsum received at the pa and to meet this competition the Plant .
; kinds of ginghams are suitable. Blue destination for the carriage of the goodsfor system has made a low rate. Arcadia does Kansas City 'Kansas City, Fort :;Scott
denim has been adopted by art students, the entire distance. But mark this: not, however, enjoy this advantage .and to Memphis Birmingham R.TL to KansaaOftr.m ; 'I,
and has the recommendation of'bearing Instead .of giving the proportion of the therefore,its people have to pay twice as Jackao'vllleThro'>> to Bverette Fla. Central '''
.. the hardest usage. There are but' two through rate, agreed upon by all of the much as the Punta Gorda shipper.If : Line Peninsular to all Fla. points.
seams in the pattern, and the pockets lines involved, as belonging to the first New York ships more fifthclassfreight St. Louis to Jacksonville>
should be stitched on ''the side breadths carrier, the accuser cites the local rate ( and beans) to Punta Gorda Cairo Short Line to Dtf Quoin, .
peas Holly Sp'gsRoute Illinois Central to Holly Sp'gs,
before ,the seams are sewed. An inch from the local.point to the basing point, than to Interlachen therefore the rate }Kansas City, Memphis 4, Btrmiogham -
.; WidQ bias band mates the neatest finish and assumes that the first carrier receives from New York should be 86 cents to Birmingham,Sou. .
that amount as its proportion of the It'yto Everetteand F.'C:&P.
.for the edges and should be carried for 1,300'miles against '95 cents for
., 'around the entice apron.A through rate." the 250 miles from Interlachen. Thisis Sioux sonville.City 111.ft Chicago. .Cent. to to HollySp'gfL Jack;

: 'special illustration and full directions The lluralist did nothing of the kind. the Citizen's reasoning. :Somehow Holly 'Sp'gsKoute.. } s: C. U. &D> to Bir
:' ''about the pattern will be found on There are two sets of local rates in use we are so ignorant and thickheadedthat minglam'sou. Tly to. Everette -
the'envelope "welch it is enclosed. by Florida railroads, covering the general we cannot see the logic of this kind ,and the-P.iash'fIle'to 0. 4 P.Louis'ille'ac 'HIve

N. B. Kindly send 'marked copy of classes of freight, and another special of reasoning nor do we believe that pur New Orleans Junction. F. C. '& P. only
paper containing fashion cuts to Pattern set of rates for vegetable and fruit readers can. To '}route with through-aleepers

Department. ,,110 Fifth. Aye.,N!Y. shipments to Northern markets. In our We make no war on the railroads for' Jack 'yIUe between Jacksonville.New Orleans 'and .

calculations all statements as to vegetable the sake of making war. We do not hate : fiD
; the The F. C. & T. has 700 Wiles of tra0k
basis of
made the
shipments were on do the
: corporations. When they an Florida running through
vegetable sheet,and not on the local l tariffOf'the our readers we make it known. If the Tobacco 'Iltyiont, -
.' general freight, as the Citizen readers at Stock Farming and Dairy8eettoie, .
railroads will do justice to our Peach and H rawberry.laidtiOrangie
i 4l would desire its readers to believe. all times and in all places, the Citizen ,Banana and 'P'htGpjf'tY,
%. Y "The Ruralist's collection of citations will not be able to praise them in. Photphate'Belt.JIat .
., ,, Silver Spring and.
and deductions, of which the foregoingis the
stronger terms than we will. jfine .
Other Scenery
a sample might be passed by without 'I' .
The Great IIunttngCountr"y.-
Florida have
The railroads of as yet,
further comment, but for the fact that it Beathet the NoW Fi Ling Ground
Arcadians shown no disposition to be just in their lands for tillage greatest variety
challenges the Citizen to tell it 'why Has the best
ought to twice as much for treatinent of their patrons, and until such of soils In the State and above all

i tiSt '. shipping goods 'forty-eight pay miles as the time as they do we shall feel it a duty to Runs over the Central Rrait land
y' S S'4 for use our best endeavors to obtain a rail- Where It Is High and Healthy.
of Punta Gorda have to
shippers pay road commission in Florida that will' Prosperous towns fill its route and itofferj
shipping them over the same railroad have executive similar to the the best freight facilities for any produce
seventy-four miles.. This question powers the Northern markets. '
Georgia Commission and at the same Send also for the \
loses force when the fact is learned from
the'context that the RuraliSt has cited time'establish rates that will be just to free) and note A.O MoDONELLoU.P.A, ; '

I'I the local first-class rates from the two both shipper and railroad.-Southern Jacksonville Eft.The .

points named to Bartow, the'rate from Ruralist.

fiT fiTi Punta Gorda being 30 cents per 100 .. Fla. Cent. IPfiniiisularfl.TIi; I;
pounds, while that from Arcadia is 62 GRASS (TASPALUM PLA-
cents. If the Ruralists will supply us LOUISIANA) grass for lawns and permanent Offers to Shippers

\ with a statement of the ,total shipmentsof pastures.entsperhundredyostagepaId.Sets, 1.50 per 1,000, by W.express II. POWERS; 35, The Shortest and Quickest Kent .

.local first-class freight for twelve Uwtey, Fla.WORTH T5ETWEEN


' With Improved Ventilated Cars,this COBJ-

l-f-: : 14 1ND,16. TEAKS. Farmer and Fruit Growe r Coupon Pattern Order. insure panr.18 close the better Orange connections equipped and Vegetable and than prompt ever'eyer'Ohandle Crops"and despatchto ,

' This model is especially i designed for a all Eastern and Western Marks .

i young girl's dressy house waist, but is Entitling the holder to One DEJ.Jwill [QUEST PATTERN if tent to this Office, Through oars to destination with
J also suitable for street wear, and'can be ,six two-cent stamps, to help pay for Itan cling, mailing,* etc., prior to December 1, out'change or delay '
! made to complete a gown. The simple I 1800. Be sure and give your name and /ttt address, number of pattfrn wanted, andh shippers Perishable advised freight time followed passing, various by ;wire;Jauc and

full'-blouse! with gigot sleeves, is of fancy I choose one of the sizes that is printed with ecu: design. tion points and arrival destination..., .&"*
taffeta, and ,the ,jacket of velvet or fine All claims for overcharges and loss promptly -
.shoulder collar is in l adjusted.
: the cloth.:back The and it may.match the square jacket or NAME....................... ...#'................................... 'Sea that your goods are m&rk&d

be made of silk or lawn and trimmed via F. C. & P. R. B. --
.umber of I I Street or P. (( For Information call on or address the nn-
with 'lace, or it may be of silk like the Pattern j r .............. Box Numbe r}:..... ...... .........-..:..:. ...................: derglrned iC. f
waist This Jacket may be made detachable B. TAYLOR,Tray.A'';Ocala,Fla. ,-
so that it maybe worn with variQus Size I l ., W. B. TUCKS en.A' ,Orlando.T1L
waists or blouses. Desired. f............. Tot rn.......n.n..........:....: State.. ....... .... O.H.HOLDENTTrar. AVtf Leesbnrr. f la
W.R. FULLER Tray.A t,Tampa. Fla.
:A special illustration; and full directions I OrN.8. PBNNINGTONj o.X&n&J'r,
about the pattern will be found on the Withcut this coupon your patterns would cost,from twenty cents to fifty cents a lece. 'acuauttUera.'
Send a two cent stamp Demorest PubUshin gCo.,No.110 Fifth Avenue, New York for a
envelope in which. .enclosed* copy of the latest fasbJon'sheet. ? W ,H. I'LEA8ANT84eiiersl Trefti*;j&t

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':: 818" ...;_ .. .i TH3 7LOBID1 FABMEB 1HD TBTOT-OBOWSB. SEPTEMBER 26, 7It

Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower berry and other plants in some sectionsof ware who says that he finds no troubleif baskets, making a total equal to 227 .
> the State in the past month. It is a the clover\ is dampened several hours 500 one-fifth bushel baskets. In addition -

A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main curious fact that, contrary to the accepted before feeding; the formation of the to this, a careful estimate places
Street Jacksonville.Fla. ; canons of good farming, it was balls is thereby entirely prevented.Two the amount carried unsold from Thurs-
advisable not to destroy the weeds and very evident obstacles here arise; day at 50,000: baskets, or a grand total

TEBM8 OF SUBSCRIPTION grass close to the plants for the time one is that if the clover must be thus of 270,000 packages ,as Friday's sup
shaded the and carefully dampened it is trouble
jOr One Year ........................*.....f2.oo being; they ground more ply.By
for Six Month/.u.. z.oo kept it cool. If they were hoed away than it is worth, and the second is this rail 'only there were received
la Foreign Coastries ....................... 3.00v it was a good plan to throw them back -horses: and cows are,. too valuable- to eight cars of grapes, containing 24,000
SJISubecriptions in all cases cash in around the plant as a mulch. run the risk. eight-pound baskets, and it was esti
advance. No discount allowed on one'sowneubecriptionexcept ,Another point; where cutworms are i "Crimson clover is by far too valu- mated that 26,000 baskets were carried _
in )
all agents a liberal( cash cominlealon a club but'will to present it is a good plan to leave a able a farm product to be neglected by over from Thursday, making a 1

.be allowed on .subscriptions obtained strip of grass and weeds between the our intelligent and progressive .workers total of 50,000 packages of grapes'on '
b)" them. Write for terms. rows for .the cutworms to work on. -but to be forewarned is to be fore- the market. k

To every new subscriber we will send, While the plants are small they do not armed. Prevention is better than cure Chicago, Ill. -"--... -
postpaid. copy of Whitner's "Garden- require the use of the middles and the : is an old adage, but in the case of the In the article on Kale Culture we 1
lag in : ori" For two new subscribers retention of this trash for a few weeks crimson clover trouble, .prevention is should have stated that we did not

postpaid,,,at a $2.00 of each, we will send, may save many.plants. They can be the only cue. advocate it with a view to shipment
Oultare.** copy "Orange cleaned out when the plants begin to "One word more in reference to the against the ,enormous output of Nor-

Sates of need the ground. loss of farm animals by sickness and folk, but only as a home supply. .
advertising on application. Small bunches of dead grass and death. Farmers need more curiosity .
Remittances should be made by check, weeds laid near plants will serve as a than many seem to manifest. It takes Florida Tobacco Prices -
postal money order or registered
letter to order of refuge for cutworms during the day but slight trouble to'make host mortem The Tallahassee papers reports that 1

PARKER AND FRUIT GROWER, time, and by lifting these up the worms examination of all creatures dying the proprietor of the El Provedo factory

Jacksonville. Fla. can easily. be found and killed. from unknown causes, and often rich has bought up a number of .crops
results arise from it. Doubtless hun- aggregating 125,000 pounds for $35,-
CONTENTS. Holding the Plow Ltnesr dreds of creatures die from such causesas 000. This is at the rate of twenty-
4 Superintendent Sheats has evidently these crimson clover balls whose
eight cents a pound, and it must be
I Pltltay-ComingforPines..4 ........... 611 J
GROVE' AND ORCHARD-Peaches and Pines had some experience as a farmer. Ina l loss can be prevented by a careful/ost remembered that tobacco culture has '
in'South Florida; New Orleans Fruit late speech he said : "1 had some mortem examination of every fatal case not passed the experimental stage in .

.. Trade; Oranges,l' 1e 'and Pecans..... 6xi niggers working down in my field on the farm." Leon county except with a very few '
e' New Jamaica Fruit House r Plant Trees and plowing. One of them had been Crimson clover is so much better as From the American
Shrubs in September ............. ...... 612 working for neighbor Judge Cessna. soil enricher than which is growers Culti
my rye ( a vator of September 16 we extract the. ;,
Oranges and Bananas in Samoa............ 613 ,
FARMER. AND 1'JlUCDJI.-'RamJ ; Importance Now, you know those Yankeesdon't depleter) that it seems worth while for following as to tobacco sales: Among
of the Hay Crop to the Southern Farmer 613 I plow like we do; instead of cutting Florida farmers to give it a trial at the sales were: 115 cases of '93, Wisconsin
-The Latest.Knowledge, About Canaigre.... 614 the lines and putting each hand least. Havana Bs at 9@ioc, 75 cases "
POULTRY-The poultry Business; To Raise through a loop, they put the lines over '92 Ohio seed at I2C, no cases Zim.men's .
Turkeys, Scrub Fowls Poultry Deformities Let Florida Work for
; their neck. Well these niggers thinka "Top.
.' ....j.--. ...,.-........ ...... 615 Yankee knows more, Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: Spanish iz*c, 75 cases at '94
state.News............................ 6x6 than all the rest Read Pennsylvania Havana at roc, 140 cases
6 of and when I him again page 581 and see about
people '
OUR RURAL HOMS-"So Fur from the Big put plowing 94 Pennsylvania Havana Bs at nc,
". Road';;Apple Sauce;Hints to Housekeepera behind a mule he don't cut the kale. Suppose you can raise a succession 200 cases seed leaf -
'. ........................................ 6x6 lines but puts them over his neck. of crops, can you sell to compete 92 Pennsylvania
,A Cooking Apron; A Becoming Jacket Well he found the lines rather long with fertile Northern fields? You at 150, 125 cases. 93 Pennsyvania .
Waist .... .j............ ......_.......... 617 hat should advocate intensive farming seed leaf at I2C, 285 cases '95 Pennsylvania -
Very Lame Explanations.............!... 617 P way, so instead of tying a loop i in with either seed leaf at 8j c, no cases
EDuoarazr16 Weeks for.40cents; Dfbntli them he makes a turn around his head. high manuring, commercial Concecticut Havana
95 running ,
Conditions; Holding the Plow Lines; Pretty soon i it came-old Kate's time to or home-made fertilizer, but don't 23C .
Crimson Clover Let Florida 200 cases 95 Connecticut Havana
; Work for ,
"Top"; Florida Tobacco Prices....,,.,... 6x8 run away, and run she did, draggingthe mislead your readers.I running Connecticut ..
2o@22,110 cases'94
...The Sugar Cane Crop; Markets ... ...... 6x9 nigger after her all around th I enclose you a notice,just received, ;
Weather and Crops Making and Havana at i6c cases Connecticut .
Manure ...........;t......'....",..Saving....... 620 field." of Italian-grown Florida oranges. .seed leaf 90 95
In all
State Clover Legislation..........;...Danger..........of.. ,Crimson..... ... 623 Lines which are cut in two and one Looks as though Italy is entering then cases." at 250. 1965
JtIJ1toad.trcachlng and Practice624 held in each hand are well enough fo field. Florida will need protection, ..
Weather In> .Jacksonville.i straight plowing, but in turning the and will no doubt have to look to "theenemy" Immediately after the freeze Henry _

corners they are not so convenient as (the Republican party) to Coppinger, who lives just this side of :
Week Egg Sep. 21. 18g6
a whole line the neck get Lake his fruit
looped over or it.We Conway,gathered grape
a a tal Ii.= ....9. ; over one shoulder.(; Then, too, the have enormous crops up this from the ground, extracted the seed
DAT_. d -ct = .e c" w average nigger seldom has a check rein way this year. A brief statement of F and planted them. It was claimed by
aD aD -::!! i I -:a on his horse or mule, but allows himto the great peach glut of September 11 r others that the seeds of the frozen fruit

Sept.131.i. 3 7a 16 80 .00 browse an occasional tempting tuft and 12 will serve to show your readers would not grow. He thought it worth :
Sept.pt.17.i&.r......<.. 7S 77 81 87 93 96 72 73 23 21 B4 82 .8.0 of grass or weeds as he goes along in how the main staples of this sectionare a trial, and acted upon his own judg ;
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Sept.lot 80 83 94 77 17 86 .7. overdone low level and how
on a
Sept t9..i....j 79 8x 94 .75' 19' .0 the alleged,act of plowing. Now, unless ment. They came up freely,and he now .
Sept w....:.... 79 81 '227S 17 84 .T he has the line over his neck,howis important it is for Florida growers' f Co has many thousand young trees. From t
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Sept.21. ... -76 So"sT -tsg -75 II, -82.lean. ..TM he going to prevent the mule from steer clear of average results and work the seed rows he has taken put and :-

........ 47 92'74 18 83 .07 eating grass all ,the time, we should only for what market men laconicallycall transplanted in nursery about twelve "
ToUl rainfall. like to know? We have seen a hard-. "top. thousand, which are now from two to

T. Trace A.MITCHELL. Observer. mouthed mule and a stiff-necked niger Of all the disastrous days of the three feet high, with stocky trunks. 'r
... in peach season, the last two have been I These of size
engage a very amusing contest, are now a to bud or to. '1
16 Weeks for 40 Cents. the nigger's head being jerked forward the worst, from a shipper's and re plant out in glove, and while they rep -

v We are now offering! THE FARMER and the mule's head backward in alternation ceiver's point of view. The receiptshave resent only a limited amount of labor,

AND FRUIT GROWER to January i, the mule prevailing when the broken the record. Prices are they are worth many hundreds of dol )f

::1897, for only 40 cents. We makethis grass was good and yielding when it the lowest ever known, for the qualityof lars. It is his purpose to bud many
low rate in order to give our readers was not so good. goods, .and the deep disgust of the of them to the finest varieties of or-

an opportunity{ ? to become acquainted By the way, we beg to inform Superintendent receivers will l only be equaled by the anges obtainable.-Orlando Star.
.with our paper.. :Make this Sheats that it is not chagrin and disappointment of the ,. i j

.offer known ,to all of f your friends, and purely a Yankee practice to put the shippers when they receive their Julius Hirschberg, proprietor oft e .
.try to induce them to send a tr'orc4er. lal plow-line over the neck. It is the meagre returns. El Provedo cigar factory, has bought I
We wish every reader would"send practice also in Virginia.: By water transportation there werreceived e about 125,000 pounds of this year's '

for a few sample copies and see 4 It..... 1I5, oo baskets, one-fifth tobacco crop, for which he has paid;
,feait:they-are placed in the hands of' Crimson Clover. bushel each; 1 Iooo half bushel baskets in round numbers,$35,000, In addi-

those who are not taking THE FARMER Our correspondent,on another page, and 3,000' bushel baskets. Byrail to these sales, buyers have been going
AND fourf GROWER. Please do i it, i says he shall not sow crimson clover, (arriving at the city about noon, through the country buying large

friends.y. on account of its tendency to pOOucballs. but not being ready for delivery until quantities of the weed. All seem
Drouth. Conditions.. ,in the stomachs of animals and about one o'clock) there were receivedtwentyfive anxious to buy. One planter, who
: i kill them. Professor F. D. Kelsey carloads, ,estimated to conbun had a ten-acre patch of tobacco,closed
''It has'been.the unusual 'heat morel says in the Ohio Farmer "The government 40,000 one-fifth bushels, 4,000 out 4,000 pounds at 30 cents, making

tbaa" the drouth which has killed'straw-. :, 'bulletin,reports' ,a man in Del half-bushels. and 4,000 .one-bushel an aggregate of,$rzoo4lotidinasr .
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1898.J.. -' .' THE oBTAVicP: !.'.. .. AND- PRUIT-GRowi 619.'. .

The.Sugar'Cane: Crop.I Tiarkets. Tk P

see recently a good deal. ,said on
the subject of sugar cane culture, pro

duction and,yield of crops in Florida, JACKSONVILLE, FLA., September 25. ,

and elsewhere and will venture the FRUITS AND PRODUCE. JACJCSONVIII4.

assertion: '. from long'observa Corrected by Marx Bros. The Oldest National Bank in the State. <
tion this line well liberal
on as as These are avenge quotations. Extra choice

culture myself and production of sugar lots fetch prices above top quotations,while,poor CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED, 1894.By .

and syrup in Florida for nearly lots sell lower. conservative,yet liberal methods,this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
that strength and ability to meet aU legitimate demands. '
forty years, no crop guaran. Limes,3 peck crate... ..:..:...n..:.. 1.50 We buy and seU foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms,drawing our ova
tee'a more justifiable yield on investment u 1. It .......u. ......... drafts on all parts of the world. .
Apples bbl........................... X2.ooto z.o.. We invite visit or correspondence,looking toward business relations,assuring you that your .
of money and labor,.. and do it Pears, Kieffer... ............. ..... 2.00 favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention
sooner.and with greater certainty than Pines,crate .................,........ 4.50
lemons, Messina. box.........:...... 3.00103.50 JAMES M. CHUMACHER_ R..C. COOLEY
this crop.. Multitudes of times have English Peas,dried,bu... .......... Iso President
I heard the small Peanuts best brand................... .04 to.()S Cashier.,
sugar producersof Cabbage.New York, each............ ?H Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
Florida say (and.a very large majority PotatoesN. Y.. bbl ......... ......... 1.70
S barrel lots................ 1.60
'of them are small) "my sugar .. Sadr.......................: S 2.50
2 crop pays me better than any crop I '. 5 sack lots.................", 1.40 i SEEDS SEEDS !!! SEEDS !
Onions, N.Y.bbl....:'...... ....... 2.00 i
raise. And I do not doubt this when Egg*......,..,-..........- .16 A FULL STOCK OP. .
I,look back at my past experience in "
its production. A farmer and stock New Field and Garden Seeds _

raiser who lives near Lake Buflfum on Corrected by Davis&Robinson.. .'

the roomed with the other Yellow Yams,bush.//New .......... .50 ADAPTED TO THE SOUTH.
east, me Sweet Potatoes,New,..... ........... 40
day and questioned him especially Hubbard squash, bbl.................. 1.50) ONION SE'rS .
i I Lettuce,doz.......-.................--. .25 to ..30Celery _
for reliable information on his cane ..... ............ .............. .3o to ..4aigg '. : RED AND YELLOW, $4.00 per Bushel.
production 'Well said he 'tI have ,Plant*,bbl..............!......,.. 1.50 to 2.00 ;
Tomatoes, crates ,__...............1.50101.75 WHITE, $4.50" "
kept no account of anything except Sweet Pepper,bu .....,?......*..._..75 .to i.oo Send for price list. -
the Green Beans,crate................ .... 2.00
the sale from of of
syrup one cut Turnipsbunch................ ....... .03 to.06 ., ]L. CAMEROtf, Seedsman,
last year's crop which was producedfrom Pumpkins, each....................... .05 to ,io 11 'lorllda.
Kershaws, each.... :....... .:....... .03 to .10 Jciolc&orwille*
a plot of a small fraction over Parsley,per do*.bunches ...... ..,... .25
half an acre and I sold $120 worth Green onions per doz.bunches....... .25
Pepper hot bushel,....,............:. .75 300 ACRES IN NURSERY. ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS. 38TH YEAR.
cash. Hie also stated that he sold Sage wen cured,Ib........._......... .25
_......_...... 30
some at fifty cents per gallon and Roostersens.--.>.__. -_......_........... .25 FRUIT TREES FiE,

none below forty ,cents. And about RaU'-grown.....Z:....._................ 15 to .20 Specially Adapted to
' Turkeys, per pound,gross......_... .08
eighfmiles southwest of where I live Ducks...._.....__.....__. ........ .25 to .30
on Lake Clinch in the margin of the Geese, ......--.............t..\........, .35 Vines Oriental etc. Rare Pears Conderae, Japan Plums, Broad on Leaved Mariana Stocks,Japan Persimmons, Strawberry Plants, Grape '
Evergreens, Camelias
New Beets per 100............__ .....None. 50,000 ,
flat woods, Athens settlement,another Watercress,per doz. bunches..... None, .
small farmer made. of. Cauliflower doz.............,........None. 10,000 CAMPHOR -- .J
1000 pounds sugar ...... .
Leeks perdoz bunches.... .. .. .25.
from but a very small fractionover Radishes,per doz....:................ .25 and Cinnamon Trees,Roses. The Greenhouse Department is the largest and most complete in the
Southern States. We in trees and
!Cucumberscrate...... ............:.. None grow everything plants suited to Southern horticulture. Cata .
a of an acre and groundup logue tree. Address P.. J. BEBCKMANS, Augusta, Ga.. No Agents. .
quarter ,. Spinach per bushel..............f... None.
the with a small scrub. Cabbage. Florida, scarce..........:.' None
crop pony Salsify,per dozen bunches........... None
at that. .This man ground his cane Plums, per bushel.............;.?..... None FROTSCHERSEED Bradley Redfldd. Eugene B. Bed W.
Summer Squash, crate........._.... None
small roller mill
on a two just such Lima Beans,quart......... ...-..,- .ioton% ESTABLISHED 1871.
mills and teams were: used by these Green Corn per doz... ,.....n.. .... .10 to .15 CO., (Limited.)
:Florida Honey, pound section............. ..JOI REDFIELD & SON,
farmers as are used largely all over I Founded by Richard Frotscher; in 1865.IncorIOratedApri1ltl800..

Florida, and just such outfits (though ? Commission Merchants.

said to be the torment of every such (uplands I guess) richer in saccharine We beg to announce that we have succeeded ,

cane producer, if once made' sensibleof matter by 15 per' cent than that DEN to SEED the FLOWER business,established FIELD AND by the GAR late -AND-

his loss in each crop) are capable grown in the hammocks and I did Kichard 521-525 Dumaine Frotscber Street.at the old original stand Fruit Auctioneers

-only a fraction over two- not know that any.cane in Louisianaor .
Messrs. Jl. A.Schalck,a member of our firm
thirds (never over three-fonrthspfthe) scarcely anywhere else analyzedmore and the old force of clerks,with Mr. Louis 141 Dock Street,Philadelphia,Pa.
contents of the and .in the than on an Sleber at the head,all for many years in the We handle all kinds of
sugar syrup 14 per pent sugar employ of Mr.Frotschor,are associated withus. Fruits and Vegetable,
canes. Tell them this and many of average. I may need correction.I either at private sale(which has heretofore been

them will laugh at you for a fool, never remember to have seen a few Our stock is the largest and most completein our custom)or by the auction system (recently
the :oompdsed of the best varietiesof added to our business)as you may desire
once imagining that they play the years ago that in both Louisiana and seed, VITALITY and MERIT carefully

fool in so doing nor supposing for a Florida that high sandy soil canes tested.

moment that you know that they are surpassed that of muck lands about 5 We are prepared to promptly execute all BRASS BAND
fools either willfully or ignorantly.But per cent on careful analyzation. ButI and FLOWERING BULBS in season. menu for Bsnds and Drum Corp. Low
of such haveno Address all communications to 521-525 Du +' .. fst price net quoted. FiMCttmlor.400
as a large majority furthermore that writer the
see a on maine street, New Orleans. Illustrations,na/fai/rc*; it Cl..Band
available means to secure themselves big cane enterprise over on a certain Order from'R. Frotscher Manna of '96. Music 4In truet.'n.or A.rnaieurBandl.

against such distressing wastesin ridge in :Middle or West Florida, '.f........81.l.YOVjfellKALY aid W..f..,e.",,,twtam.QUICK .

their hard earned cane crops, "1g. claims*the most superior cane localityin

norance is bliss," or saves them from the State. Such an assertion is MEDICAL. DEPARTMENT.Tulane .

the burden of distress that a loss of a very natural: and quite easy made WORK

little! over one-fourth of every crop but the question is whether the writer Universityof ,

ever ground up and manufactured by himself believes what he said. I won In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables .
shipped to us is our motto. WE
them would be calculated to inflict der how much of the cane grown in Louisiana.Its GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS

Could all such be induced to write to all the other counties of the State he FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
John Dymond, Editor of the Louisiana has seen and. had or known analyzed.I in ample advantages laboratories for and practical abundant instruction hospital, both materials our 40 years experience without defaulting ,

Planter, New Orleans La., for the have seen cane. grown all 'up and are unequalled. Free access is given to and a financial dollar. stability Enquire which as to any our standing bank or

result of mill extraction, by test of down the country during the last forty 000 the great patents Charity: annually Hospital. Special with 700 instruction beds and 30-is merchants having mercantile reports canyeruVthen
both animal and steam leaning given daily it the bedside of the tick The next try us-WE BELIEVE OUllMIttHOD
power, years from the southern counties of session,begins October ijth, 1896. For catalogueand WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
i aside the.diffusion which your name for our quotations Stencil and
information address
? process ( South Georgia to Ft. Myers in South cards free. Letters piomptly answered.

only can extract the whole) some of Florida, and it all grew fine looked PROF. S."E. CHAILLE,M. 1>., Dean,

them at least, might realize the truth, I fine, and every locality bragged on its FRENCH & CO.,
P. O.Drawer 261. New Orleans,La.
if nothing more, and might be quali. fine cane and had a right to, as many 116 Warren St,, Hew York.

Ified to help save the succeding gen.. men with the wooden rollers and one

erations from their deplorable fatality pony, horse, one mule, or a yoke of on both high and low lands all over ESTABLISHED 1855.

from,like results I, scrub oxen would get upwards off South, Florida would get from,4000 to

But I see in the August number 2000 pounds to the acre, and at the 5000 pounds per acre if he had goad

L the Ruralist, an article headed "Up- prices always paid them over $100 per mill power or the diffusion'process.. $100 worth for 10c.

fc land Sugarcane," an item of which Imdo acre and often $150 per acre. St. No man knows who has the best sugar Bead. 1*ntt ffiutntei took Uftsc to*
&ate start ft ran USaiST 1y.v Imlivl(2M $
not ,understand. It makes sugar Cloud, three years ago, made 6,000 lands in Florida. More at anoth. i'Mt. to tte Baton.JU.urirra bet it4s411t

Buie in''Louisiana on the iandylands pounds on_one acre, and many a man I 1 lef time. S. W. CARSON (.JITI d8'J.mnUIT!*..., .1".1'AM'J,


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WEATHER AND OROPa severe late will be ... ft
on picking; cotton 0 ,
short 1
--- -crop. MOl Potash
F9f the Week fRndfng ,Sept 21st., Alafia, Hilisbo!!>ugh county, reports -: Cramps, .\ .1 Croup, .1 ,

Prettitaion.The. the first rain this month on the :.1 i\ 1 ,Coughs, .
15th, with frequent showers daily up tt I ColicColds, Tooth* in the ,fertilizers ;applied
.week has been warm,with scat-: to date. Strawberries are said to be :

tered showers over alimited section,', doing badly,owing,to the two extreme t \ ,ache, oil 'the farm means
largely ,confined to a Jew lower coun-: conditions-wet and .dry. Corn .has

ties the Central and Southern 'Dis- been nearly.all gathered. t 'Dlarrh a, : ]larger and better yields
tricts.: The demand for rain has increased Sutherland rains.
reports copious
and many sections of the Grape crop is in its prime ; orange t Dysentery, I of, crops 'permanent
, Northern\ and Western Districts report trees putting'on new growth. tt and aU Bowel Complaints. ,
more or less distress resulting'from the Frost Proof reports satisfactory t improvement :of the

absence of necessary rains. Some cor- weather; gardens and seedbeds doing A Sure,Safe, Quick euro for :
these troubles is soil and
respondents only a light slower
report finely; strawberries will soon be
thusjarforiheturrentmontb/and; that: planted. ; ..

man,..beast and all vegetable growth are Lake"City Too hot and dry for f
suffering. 'The-f ollowing reports\twill anything but cotton picking.the-great in-1fjllei: More Money
{show how light -precipitation ;has
; er portion of which will be housed ,
been: Pensacola, trace of rain? 'IfrpstpipoT -: early in October; corn gathered with a It is the trusted friend of the f fj

.:$. f an inch; Orange,City, little or.no surplus.ClermontWeather. j iffi MechanIC: ,"Farmer, Planter, I in the "farmer's :pocket
o.6o; Lake'City, o88! ; 'Clermont,0.70 ;
; conditions favorable a Sailor, and in fact ,all rclasses.
Orlando, 0.02; Ocala.o 7o; Plant City,! in t. All about potashthenfdts use
making housing hay; Used internallyarexternilly. ., bY'adualexperimeuttin the best farms in
0.24. These falls were overthe terrrito- trees I the'United JStates-Js told in
orange :growing nicely; guavas a little book
ry from the extreme.western section to quite abundant.OrlandoLarge. Beware of imitations. Take which we.publish and will,gladly rmail free
the peninsular'the south. 'The counties patches of pines J none; but the genuine'PSRRY 1 ; to forit.;any former. America who .Drill, wxite

receiving the greatest amount of f being set out; cotton 'bei gathered, 2 DAVIS." Sold everywhere.. I 'GERMAN'In'Ll WORKS,

rain were Orange, polk; Dade, Lee, and good amount of canaigre planted; .| 25o. and.COc.,bottles. t : X99 N..u.iiLNcwVodI.
Hillsborough and Lake; in fact,northof new sweet potatoes in market. The .
parallel of latitude 29, and. west of generous rains of past week haye revived .&o.[+. +etSO CG o43 e& '

longitude 82 degrees but little rain has: orange trees.Plant'Gity .

faUleiuluring;.the:past fortnight There: -Warm week with
atmospheric phenomena,, severe:storm
have.beenJocal-CQDvectionalshpwers, rains-first and last ,part, with fine; hay or other event of a meteorological nature .
butDO ..general ,and \well '.distributed
ing weather during the of the
1. occur during the lapse .of Jthe -- )o.
showers,-have occurred. week. All growing sops booming,' ]Bulletin, correspondents will please'I I IT'S I UNCERTAINTY THAT ,HOBTS1

CONDITION. : 'CROPS. : :Buda Some., local showers the the cards. ,
.during report same:.on crop I -That's;:what the business ;m claim, and
The week has been excellent/or past week: ; weather warmer why not consider that feature when -fiftrriiii?
; orange.
'A. J. MITCHELL, on the -tence problem. With an 'nsprsvfcd:
vesting purposes, but very unsatisfa c- trees doing well; some hay 'being. device,you are'never .sure that yonr stock
tqryfpr row ngcrops or those,recent: saved. I Section Director. and cropsare safe. TVe.are selling 'Papto
men who hare tested alt tea
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ly:planted. Thousands,of strawberry: .. .. They're not experimentIng yeais.
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plantshave-died some of the north Potatoes about to .1 only crop not yet matured
eastern.countiesand a prolongation of i '
; crop will not be{large. !Fan -
drouth will soon .prove a serious question r I I _How important that the 'soil tiller
with I' pineapples .are still being marketed, : POUR TO ONE !
early truck growers. Rapid and young! orange""trees making, good I should save and make:as well as ,purchase ;: OUr wonderful [success with+ the leading
headway has been made picking cottony : growth. every poundof fertilizing material -i railroads, has led some people to think our
fmn1ta4o'had taken second place. Th&ls
#$the staple has been gathered j he can! :13y the system of: a mistake, aspoz books show that .for te vUJ
uf a superior condition.Th'e qualitof Mclntosh-Weather.warm,and dry,. intensive.culture, :five acres,in Florida' JOOfrmilea sold railroads 4000 mllesliave.,goDs
lint is good, though light. The week but daily showers in.sight. will.support'family, leaving the other: beau farmers.. suits gd j lAminsrmer

could have-been ;no better.forgathering Eustis-Showers all .around .and. fifty or. a lhundred .of .a patrimony to PA EEf; OPEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian,

com 'and hay. Throughout the haying ,checked._ Land being ,pr> :-' serve as manure makers. Even sand i _
western,northern and north central regions pared for :gardens; ;weather good i for ridge 'will make :blackjack leaves,: r 1
Jthe need of rain evident. Cane' that. '
leaves*wilLmake bed ing, and bedding' Jy Jordda
is not: .doing well in many counties, : Bristol-Weather continues hot and will save theiJ'valuable liquid manure ;. ; ,rands

while potato vines: are:turning yellow; I dry;; 'unless_ ,it rains sopn the cane and Around every dwelling and stable;:a'

seed planted have not come up, andaltogether : potato..crops will be very short. Prospects : yearly waste of fertilizing matter occurs .Oranges ,

the outlook is not satisfactory : for fall gardens were never which, in view of the hungry,: -
for early vegetables and strawberries. poorer. 'Reviewing the .conditions soil of''Florida, is little less than,alm-' worts

Walton county the dry weather under which crops have matured, we' inal. Tens of thousands of dolla.rs'worth'

has caused a suspension in garden find that the heat has been excessive,: of .priceless nitrogen in the 1 [nvestraents

ing. In Madison cotton picking continues xainfall.decidedly ,short, especial- rains is lost; ,for lack of humus in ,the

active; the crop is very short yl,over western and northern districts.. soil to strain it out and ,hold it. Now: ;,Developments

Cane, -potatoesand gardens need rain' Extreme conditions in some sections is the time'of year when ,the (farmer

iu Alachua county. Everything issoffering.in alternated. Too much rain fol can do little work, and.he should look. ,factions

Nassau, and cane ,and: lowed by drouth,resulting in injury to after his manure supply.-Florida.: Add,..,.,
potatoes will be a short crop without all Citizen. .
The ,
crops. com be
crop considerable G. O. ACKERLY, "
Hot and '
early in
rains. dry Suwan-
less than of previous Humus humus .
nee. Some sections of the yearsand .a little more humus 'OCNCIUL PAmNetN ACCNT,
*' county: below the general average; cotton is the demand of the lands
hive:had no rain within three weeks. sandy THE lROPfCAL TRUNK liNE,
will proye, short nearly one half of:average of Florida. They abound in .silica, .
Cotton old land is JACKAONVOLC.PLO .
on nearly dead and *10*
crop, while the outlook for minor I only, and need humus to make available
A will soon be all open. The crop is : crops, at this writing is not flatter i commercial fertilizers and hold -a-
below .the average for both corn and ing. The rainfall
deficiency since moisture. Muck stable
c tton. Cane, peas, ,pindars and: March first over sections of the vines manure, pea!
Jforth-, beggar weed are all l accessibleto } PLANTINIJ
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.. potatoes suffering. i ern and Western Districts is quite ten: the Southern farmer, and ;are the

: Very dry in St. Johns county i ((10)) inches. ,,and as the drouth is still basis of all successful :agriculture:and begun la half done. !
1 Sweet potato vines turning yello w.' unbroken, ,the early vegetable and i horticulture. Gather humus. k well 4>y fitting FefI'J" S&gin* U.
Cane ,;suffering very much; crop will[strawberry\ grower is no little con,' r 1 Doa't your crop let ,chance bat plant .1 be light; too dry to set .straw berry cerned. Seeds Known and eold
Mrs. Huntington and Dr. Walker .
'' everywhere.Before
j plants or make-fall gardens. j NOTE': This issue closes the \V eek-' have over ?oo orange, grapefruit and you plant> et

Conditions exceedingly! dry in Baker iy} Bulletin for the season of 1896, lemon trees bearing fruit. -Certainly, Fsrry's Seed Aul" '

... ". :county, where no rain is reported and the Section Director wishes to the number of boxes will not be great,.j 4tcal for 1800.information Contains more JllW-
as having,fallen during current month.I thank all correspondents for promptness but it shows that the trees are alive4: and .rdeDerathan many fencer JiJgfe- <

Cane and potato crops suffering; excellent ;- and interest in the work. Please and that Mr. Anderson, whontil has; .priced...rau text stn bookt., Jt+m.Malted s,JUOI.free. >_ _

feather for saving the cotton continue mailing.cards however, ti charge of them, is quite alive, too._J J

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> State Legislation.- domestic and national politics virtuallyasseparate.as BOWKER'S ANIMAL MEAL To make hens
.. *" Iwould" church FAIRVIEW PINERY. "grow. Our little book the
': Dear Sir-Not knowing when my nave -* Egg tells all about 11. E.- W. A.MSDJt9"Icrtt
and.state diStinct. Fia.
.. Ormond,
subscription to the RITUALIST expires, .
send you now to renew I do not want We are now on the eve of an elec- Cho ce
. W" NETTING, best goods for the least
it discontinued so long as I can save tion of more vital import to our 'State money. Write for latest price list. E. W.

the paltry 35 cents from the infernal than any question of ,party lines and Fla. 9-ij-tf

; razorbacks to pay for it. I say"paltry" party politics, whether the issues be Pineapple : Ormond TO SELL FLORIDA
of finance tariff relations. : or annual payments, or
because the is far from or foreign
quarter beinga exchange it for city or' farm property In the
"quid pro quo'1 for the value received In jour last issue (just received) Plants : North? ,I have parties who will wry or exchange
prices are right. Address giving description,
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in your little "multum in par- your article, "Don't Practice Decep : price,desirable features, etc.,Otis Jones, rat,
VO"j and :I use the strong word "in tion," is sound doctrine. You might FOR'SALE._ : Street. ,Chicago or Satsuma, Fla.

fernal" because it best preach from the same text .
expresses my presenting
cNEIL PEAS, Orange Trees and Bods.
appreciation of'the subject I employ the subject in a dozen different phases, Smooth Cayenne II Home Grown I II! M limited supply of the celebrated McNeil
it all Peas. A few Tardltf and Parson Brown trees on
to tending to the inferences
qualify. same -- good strong soar roots also a few thousand buds,
As one of hundreds i in our county conclusions, to-wit Influence upon !, for sale Will guarantee satisfaction in every ,
I case. W.He Mann, Mannville, Putnam county,
who would be horticulturists if we immigration. The "land sharks" and ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY. Florida. 9-IH

could, but are unable to protect ourselves "bogus town .site companies" cannot = .
against.this porcine nightmare, do more harm than the knowledge, --+-- T O>ERKSniKE bred and acclimated BOAR stock.PIGS Entitled from thorough to reg

and the Plant octopus you so truly del: too. l late revealed .to those who come F. N. PRICE, ister. Write us for prices. Fisher & Powers

lineated in the.cartoonI. cannot refrain and invest their last dollar, that outlaws Lawtey, Fla.
P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO FLA.
for tendering you my individual: do not protect him,.nor allow URUIT AND PRODUCE WANTED-Oranges.

:thanks for the noble efforts you..are him to protect himself, and save the Grape Fruit, Limes, &c., also,Country Pro
duce of aU kinds. Write for prices. WILLIAM
making for the well-being'of a class of crops he has labored,so hard, so faith- HOME GROWN HUBER, Commission Merchant, No. 25 Hogan

citizens upon whom, more than any fully, and so hopefully, to produce. It -"". street.Jacksonville Fla. cow

'other, if not more than all others, the must all go to fatten (?) his neighbor's STRAWBERRY PLANTS. The old relit-

prosperity and eventual advancement razor-backs! if he does not happen to Pineapple Slips nans. First das packing improved guaranteed.Alabama Noo-$I.SO

of our State must depend. have the means ,to build a "lawful"(?) per 1000 f, o. b. .R. Paddy, Lawtey,Fla.

You have engaged in a most com fence around his little farm, which and SuckersOf A BARGAIN. One pair thoroughbred, pure
mendable work and have contracted would cost him more than the original J JL white English Bull Terrier Pups, elevenmonths

for a job, the size of which, if you hav price'of the land-added to the value the Following Varieties Also thorough-bred old,very handsome Poland China, eligible Boar to Pigs registry.

duly estimated it, will heavily both of the razor-backs such a fence would Address R B. Bull, Bradfordville,Leon Co.,Fla.FOR .

your courage and perseverance accomplish .. keep out, especially if he had a nice I Rn(!) : SALE: SALE Two Leon county farms 480 acre*

f single-handed. sweet potato or melon patch within 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and
ABBAKA tobacco growing. W.B. Clarkson, ,
Can it be that our public press is so the enclosure. Fla. 8-2.t-tf'

subsidized in the interests of monopo. Your paling fence cartoon might QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIPLEY

lies that\ are wringing the very lifeblood present its "object-lesson" just as | QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE, PER- IRRIGATED* in Orange trees GROVE.l in xoo other acres fruit, to trees yean, etc.set

out of the "bone and sinew" of f truthfully substituting the standard L '; NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH. Lane For sale Park at a Lake sacri County>stt. Address, Pla. "'K,"The 4 Palms 27"9D1,

our country that it refuses to join you t barbed-wire fence. Apply to .
in the crusade against extortion > If there is any motive in what I PIKEN1X NURSERIES. WE OFFER THE
lot of Citrus trees that have
we ever
and robbery? The question as relates 1 have scribbled, impulsively not involuntarily G. 0. MATTHAMS, grown,and at prices that will suit you. We sell
i to ,our legislators would have to be it is that Florida Pineapple none but the best. Send list of wants and get
I may assure myself f Company our prices. F. N. Horton, Proprietor, Braider
modified somewhat '* |of hearty sympathy with the cause' Or town, Fla. 8-8-ia

The.press is supposed to represenintelligence t j you have espoused, and to express the toHADDOCK & MATTHAMS, MILLS AND SHELLERS for fam-

of the highest order, and 1 belief that my own sentiments on the West Palm Beach CORN Hand or power. Shelters $ajo.

invariably professes to labor for the subject are a reflex of scores of m FlaY fine Mills meal, $5.00,,oatmal 4000. graham Will make flour.coarse Address grits the or

greatest good to the greatest number. I fellow-citizens who are powerless to Editor,Box 54,Jacksonville, Fla.

As to our Legislature, the query re contend against greed and selfishness..
solves itself into a veritable cone -Southern Ruralist I HAVE FOR SALE SMOOTH CAYENNE,
at isc. also Golden Queen, and Abbaka Pines
drum. Do we owe the creation and .'" etc.,a limited supply of Boone's Early budwood,
a few hundred Orange and'Grape Fruit trees
promulgation of some of-the iniquitous Danger of Crimson Clover. budded last year, and the famous Free-stone
and unjust laws on our Statute booksor Peen-to Peach trees. Write me for prices be-
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower
: "CENT-A-WORD" fore buying. C.A. Boone,Orlando Fla. 7-35-6
( the failure to enact wise and whole Seeing the enclosed article in the .

some ones for the protection and general Agricultural Department of the New m rriLGHMAN'9 A CONDITION POWDERS will
make any animal eat. Will keep chickens
"weal 6f our commonwealth) to York Tribune,and not knowing whether INDIAN RIVER. For SEEDLING catalogue.STRAWBERRY Bead to healthy. Sample package by mau 35 cents.
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ignorance and stupidity, or,to corruption 1? you have seen it or not, I thought i it BEACH & CO., Melbourne\ Fla. Wm. Tilghman, Palatka Fla. -U-JO

and venality? Which? Or is it might be of value to some who are Inclined Large Blue Barred FOR SALE. 25 ACRE LE CONTE
both? crimson HANDSOME .. PLYMOUTH Grove,trees set twelve years;right on
to try clover. I sendit ; ; from prize stock, the railroad. Five acaes of it in the
,I confess myself most astonished. to you that you may judge for yourself orange GOMPBRT8 yellow, Lady legs and Lake beak, Fla., f i.oo each.9-26-3 MRS. limits Fla. of Monticello Fla. Box 534,.Jacksonville corporate,

the attitude of the press on the subject if you have not seen it before. I r,LTMONand GRAPE FRUIT NUR-
; I do not undervalue its pow.erof was going to try crimson clover, but STOCK, and Budwood of leading' TJUDWOOD-JAFFA. HOMOSASSA CBND -
varieties including the famous Pineapple,Bart teaniaTHartsTardi9,14fedittrraneanSweet
accomplishment when exerted i in ,
shall not now. T. SIMMS. Tardiff, Parson Brown
Orange; Lisbon and Villa Old vial Magnum Bonum Maltese Blood,Wash
concert in any good cause. But I Altamonte Springs, Fla. Franca Lemons; March Seedless Pomelo, at the ington Navel,Majorca. Nonpareil Maltese Oval,
old reliable Magnolia Nurseries J- W. and F. Ribbed DuRois Orange Lake and Eureka, Genoa
must call in question its philanthrophy The article clipped from the N. Y. D. WAITE. Proprietors, Bellevlew,Fla 9263NOONAN: ,Lamb,and Sicily Lesions,at $5.00 per lo OO,
:-nay, even its patriotism, when, in Tribune gives an account of'threehorses : 100 000 IMPROVED or Fierce's 75C per Ruby.xoo.Parson DuRoi Blood, Amory Blood,
Brown Dancy Tangerine,
this era of our State's experience the" owned by different men which STRAWBERRY PLANTS: Mandarin and Royal, Improved and Seedling
Grown in the sun and hardy. Prices reasonable.
very inception, so to speak,'of her died mysteriously, and .in whose stomachs C. L. CLARK Switzerland Fla. 100 Pomelos straightW.,and Mammoth. K. Trimble 6&addock., Braideotowti are ft oo per,

commercial and' industrial regeneration after death were found balls almost 1- FRUIT TREES VINES Manatee County, Fla. 7-18-tf
it holds itself aloof from lending ) ,
exactly spherical and from threeto
xt PLANTS ana NUT TREES. ;NU1NE Nunan, Bessie. Cherokee, Columbia
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a helping hand to boost along the four and a half inches in diameter, For Southern Orchards Alabama Michel's Early Stevens
wheels of progress and reform! which were supposed to have caused M and Groves. No agents, Gardens and Jefferson Strawberry Plants,per.1,000, $3,00.
%" Write for list. JULIUS SCHNADELBACH,Lock:Box 4,,Grand Bay,
Of what insignificant moment to our the death of the animals. These ballsare price Ala. .

State is, the subject of National politics minutely described, also the structure 9-26-25 JENNINGS Thomaaville NURSERY, Ga.CO.,

,party names or party issues, when of the filaments or hairs of'matureheads milOROUGHBRHD BERKSHIRE PIGS T70R8ALEforcahtimeortiadeorangefrove. Bn Ruraxr,Keuka rro"ffl,,
compared with the more immediateand of the crimson clover. The conclusion J. Price f 15 per trio,entitled to registration Fit. 3-IM6t

vital interests of,our own people? of.the article is as below: 9-19-3 T.River A.VINCENT View, Fit., CITRUS NURSERY, Parson TREES AND BUDWOOD

I, for one, am of those who would "If overripe crimson clover is fedto Ida, Tangerine, King Brown., TardiS 8tark'ti&tditss, Grape Fruit,,
disassociate' local and National questions horses the bristly hairs will accumulate FOR SALE-Simplex Incubator, 160 eggs ca Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties,
nearly Also
new. Mann
green bone such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St. Michael,
and have them wholly independent in the stomach or intestines in.. cutter. B. C. KEC .. Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. L.
9-13-3 Bowling Green,Fla. Duncan,Manager,Milwaukee Groves and Nttr-
of each other. Of what balls which increased in
significance spherical are series,Dnnedin, Fla. 8-i7-tf
to us is the question of "gold] size by repeated additions of thetariff" samematter TUg NEW SOUTH HARROWSnd cuLT 1- -
... 'standard" or "free silver" to their surfaces the wholemass are the cheapest and best for put NURSERY TREES-I WILt HAW m,
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z 6 .' ting land in fine condition and cultivating groves, of the most popular: vari ig9seven
as relates to the treasurer who holds tending to become more compact and gardens. You run no risk. I sell on for delivery this alt and winter fiend la your
our county funds or.the commissionerswhelevy because most of the hairs days trial. For prices, on one-horse harrows, orders now,and be sure to get what yea want. ,
: upwardly two-horse harrowa, cultivators: ,scand fertil- Pries and particulars oc application. W. K.J '
our taxes? I would have barbed, are constantly pushing toward izer drills,write to T.K. Waldo GODBE7., 1'1&. Trimble-,Braidestown,Manatet County 7-1", FU.

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Kasha City....... ...................................................... ..... .Saturday,Sept. 5
6 City; of Augusta ...... ................ .........................................Tuesday, Sept. 8
City of Birmingham ...................................... ..: .............ThursdaySept, 10 ej'lQii
Tallahassee *.......... .....................*............... ... ....H..H..11..Saturday,Sept. 12 ,
I Kansas City... ................................................................... Tuesday Sept. 15
City; Augusta ..........-.........:.............. .. ..................... ......Thursday, Sept 17 r ( '
City of Birmingham ...... .................... ................. .............Saturday, Sept. 19 :
Tafkbhassee............. .................................:........?.............. Tuesday, Sept. 22 ,.:l....
i Xacoochee ....... .................................. .. ........................ Thursdar, Sept. 24 :
i City of Angusta.... ............................................ .................Saturday,Sept 26 .
01&I1)t Birmingham................ .......t................. :.. ................Tucidar APL 29 ."-
G.M.SORRY,Manager, New Pier No.35, North River.


: Lewis's Wharf-3 P. M. Finest Cuitine and<< Service. No Transfer Between Jacksonville and Jfeur York
Gate City ...' ..'.............................._............ .....................Thursday, Sect 3 << ?
Nacoochee. .......................................................................Thursday, Sept zo The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers: '
Gate City .............................,..................../............Thursday,Sept.17
Chattahooehee......-......... .. ............................................ Thursday, Sept 24 "Comanclie" nf1 t
(new) GAlgon Iroquois Cherokee "Sejsinob i !
;i RICHARDSON & BARNARD,Agents,'Uwls's Wharf. qui .. :iF' \

i Pier 39, Delaware Ayenue. .

of Macon: (freight only] ...,. ............................................... Tuesday,Sept 8 : Steamers are appointed to sail according: tofthe tide.From.JACksQIYILLEFULcallingat :',,.
city.of Macon (freight only .. ..................... .............................Satnrda Sept'i ( Charleston).............._... .......Sunday*and Thursday.
City.of Macon(freight only) ................................ .. ... .............:Tuesday Sept. 29 Erom CHAR> LEST 01, S. C.,.......................'............i..... .............Tuesdays 1d Fridays. .
M. C. HAMMOND,Agent 13 South Third Street. For hours of sailing see "Clyde Lme" Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers

I Central ((90 Meridian) Time-as below. .
Kansas City ........Tuesday, Sept. i,120 noon Tallahassee......Thursday, Sept. if, 240 p.m. Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29, East.River,New York at 3 p.m.,M follows:
City of Augusta ..Thursday, Sept. 3, 2.00 p.m. Nacoochee.........Saturday,Sept.19 4.00 p.m. PorCHAaLESTOIS.C., ..............................,..........................Tuesdays and Fridays
City of Birm'gh'm.......... Sat'day,Sept. 5, i oo p.m. City of Augusta.... Tuesday, Sept,22, 630 p.m, For JACKSONVILLE,FLA., (calling at Charleston)................................ Tuesdays and FridayscJfbE'S
Tauahassee TuesdaySept 8, 6.30p.m. City:of Birm'gh'm.Thursday Sept. 21, 7.00 p.m. -
Kansas City......Thursday,Sept 10, 7.30 p.nr Taltahaasee..Saturday,Sept.20, 8.00 p. m.
City of Augusta..Saturday,Sept 12, 9.00 p.m Nacoochee: ....... Tuesday, Sept.29, 9.00 p.m.
City of Birm'gh'm..Tuesday, Sept 15 u.oo noonSAVANNAH .
Central (00 Meridian) Time-as below. DE VARY LINE. ..- "'. .
Nacoochee.: ..........Friday, Sept. 4, 2.30a. I Chattahoochee....... FridaySept, 3,00"m. Jacksonville
.. Ctt city..... ...'....Friday Sept. ti, 8.00 a.m.1,| Gate City.!." .....Friday, Sept, 25, 7-30 a. tt. Landings Sanford, Enterprise, Fla., and, Intermediate." .
r ,. : on the St. Johns RIver.
The Iron Side-Wheel
Elegant Steamer
( -)' Central ((90 Meridian) Time-as below.
.C&yof Macon.... Thursday Sept. 3. 240 p I City of Macon....Thursday,Sept. 24, 6.00 p. m. ss RQLADErs .
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;City of Macon.......Sunday,Sept 13.STXAUS& .9 oo.. :j
1 Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville, Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5.00 p. m., and from
W.K.ARNOLD, G.T.P.A., 'WAITER HAWKINS, Fla. P.A., W. J. PAR &&,Sol. Agt, Sanford on Mondays, and Thursdays at 5.00 a *m. .
Jacksonville, Florida. ;
*, 7',, Savannah, Ca. Pier 35, North River,New York.f.'mo'w SOUTHBOUND. SCHEDULE.NORTHBOUND..
'i Read Down. Read Up.
.;,' :, Ideate 3 30 p. m. .........................Jacksonville ............. .... ...... Arrive 303oa.m. '
: !! 8045 p. m. ....Palatka........,.......... ...... I .
; A. BOUB.3. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOUR8. 3.00 a. m.n...... .............. ....Astor ........................ II ve900p.m.4x0 p.ci,
,,'. 4-30 a. m. _...._..... ......... St. Prancis.......... ,............ M 2.30 m,
'. .................... .......................;.. Beresford ...........t.._......... III r.3op.m.p.
.r WILLIAM A. BOURS & GO Arrive 8.30 a. m.. .................... .... Sanford.........._. ....._ *.. 9.00 a. m
: 902sa.m. a................. .... Enterprise................ ...... ."
........... ....... ....I.................So.Fla.R. R. Whari.................. ff'' r1.ooai.9-3Qa.m.

j :: Grain, Garden Seeds and Fertilizers, General Passenger_ and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., Jaokspnvillo-. .' .

A.J. COLE Gen.PaaMuger Agent,5 Bowling Green,New York. .,.,i'
9ta wtiar BAY afar., A.OK.ONVXLLE PLA. M. H. CLYDE Attistant Traffic Manager,5 Bow.ing Green,New York. *."
TUEO. G. EOER, Traffic Manager. Bowling Green.New York. ,
1'. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent,204 West Bay St,Jacksonville,Fli .
JOHN L. HOWARD Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street: TacksonTilie,Fla. .
.. 'We Hasdle Only' the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Oemple Stock of I J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville. Fla.

Hay\ Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal WM. P. CLYDE fo CO., Genl Agents,
IS South Delaware Avenue Philadelphia 5 Bowling, Green, New York

f Cotton Seed Meal, Both Bright and Dark. ;

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'Siif Irml Firlztfs,. MURIATE OF POTASH 4?-Farmers and Trackers are requested to send for mj price-list of Field and'Garden Seed

euAUH'l'Q.uw. 1,000 bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oata.75 cents per bushel; Alfalfa or lucerne,23 cents per
.. SULPHATE POTASH, pound;Rescne Grass,30 cents per pound '

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cater! ,base foremost. When a ball son clover raised and thrashed as a seed whether it goes to a go*d or a poor mar- Arcadia 48 62 cent,?

,li!' t Reached a. sufficient,,size, ; (whether crop, By guarding against improper ket, whether it.is consigned to an honest Nocatee "I..U" 53 66 cents
factor and whether it is
or a rogue, pre Ft. Ogden 59 34 cent
era, fed.days or several weeks we methods of feeding there is no reason "
pared for shipment}! carefully or neglectfully Punta Gorda 74 80 cents
./five no means'of knowing), it acts asa why crimson clover should not continue Notwithstanding all the clamor If self interest &them,
plug in the intestine,interfering with to maintain its well merited reputa- that:is made against the transportationlines age the extension of* industries t9AencotF., uptl1 0

the vital functions, and finally, after a tion and increase in use as a forage the presumption cannot be denied which they are dependent!*b&inels,
few hours of intense suffering,the horse plant and .green manure.-Frederick that they regulate their charges accord the only reasonable inference&commonsense -
ing to the actual cost of performing the view,can take is that the extension
dies from peritonitis or some related V. Coville, Botanist, United States Agricultural service. Self-interest them -
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of and fruit
trucking growing away from
difficulty. It is wholly improbablethat Department. the extension of Industries
basing points is not tQ the interests of
a ball, unless of enormous'size,remaining We do not think our correspondent, which they depend for business."-FlorIda railway companies, or some of them at

inn the stomach and not pass or anybody else, need fear.to try crimson Citizen. least, and that it costs from two,to.tn

ing in. the intestine would: seriously. clover in Florida. We have tried jt RAILWAY FACTS COPIED- FROM THE RATE times as much. over some miles,oftr&ld

afe5tthe.iiealth.of.a horse. When the two.winters,and,were well pleased withit SHEETS OF. THE FLORIDA. '* SOUTHERN that road.it does other miles of the same

balls have.ouce. developed to such a. as.a cow pasture and as an enricherof a
size that they*cannot pass'through the the soil.Ve do not think it would RAILWAY COMPANY. If the Citizen will copy the statements : Y
The Charlotte Harbor Division the of the SOUTHERN BUBALZST it readers
intestine-no. practical remedy can be I pay any one to.raise it in Florida for Florida Southern, from Bartow to Punta could better judge whether its commenter

& :But,the prevention of the hay, and the only danger from it :as Gorda, shows up about as interesting a are arguments! or mere sophistry; Yacta :
diulty is in mp$>cases easy The I pasture is when it is overripe;. so itit? lot of figures in the way of discrimination and figures from the railway coina fs

.hairs of crimson clover do not become easy to avoid all risk in connectionwith against towns that can not help own documents indicate that oar ? r. ..
stiff until the plant has. the flow it. themselves through competition as we tion Btands.that the unfortunate lmr
have heard of. Remember that the is charged about ail his goods will m d
F eriag}stage.and begun.to ripen. It Preaching figures following are all on a single line and that Florida (is. in grea*nee&of a
should be made a rule,'therefore, nevWjlo Railroad and Practice. of road We take rate- on first-class State Railway Commission,andthaUhera

fe crimson.clover after the crop freight: is little hope, of.perraan.<< pry!
ailfloweniig,, and, especially The expense, of transporting a given Miles Rate until she has: it Her great need
follow the Quantity of fruit or vegetables marketis 100 Ibs. "tariff reform1' transportation and
never to pernicious practiceof precisely the same to the carrier whetherthe Ft. Meade to Bartow,> ..11 41 cents "local option" caSls andiho feeding.stockwiththestwafaim. produce is'Of high or low quality Zolfo Springs h 28 53 cents Roralist A

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