Florida farmer & fruit grower ( September 26, 1896 )


Material Information

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.
S. Powers
Place of Publication:
Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date:
September 26, 1896
Publication Date:


Subjects / Keywords:
Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
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).
Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05

Record Information

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:

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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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to the acre May 23d or within a week TNDIAN RIVER SEEDLING STRAWBERRY
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patftnep&Ttiaeket1 FAIRVIEW PINERY. and others. For catalogue send to J B.
, of June ist We are writing August BEACH. & CO.,Melbourne, Fla. '

r 3'ist, and our notes were taken to day.
Large Blue Barred PLYMOUTH
rAmp Corn's Strongest Point. This; variety is quite distinct from all .Choice HANDSOME from prize stock
yellow legs and brake$1.00 each. MRS.
others have tried. It bears the
Perhaps the strongest recommenda- we .. GOMPERTS, Lady Lake, Fla. 9-26-3

, .ton of Kaffir corn lies in the fact that longest and broadest leaves and' the a / RANGELEMONandGRAPE FRUIT NUR-

: < it will produce a,crop oh less rain than lowest leaves are just about as greenas Pineapple \J SERY STOCK and Budwood of leading
varieties,including the famous Pineapple Hart'sTardlff
those above. The stalks
is required for corn, and that it is not average Parson Brown Orange; Lisbon and Villa
affected hot winds. three inches in diameter. The leavesare Plants Franca Lemons; March Seedless Pomelo,at the
; so disastrously by ,old reliable Magnolia Nurseries. j. W. and F.
, from four to five feet
; It,is, therefore. especially adapted to long'and D. WAITE, Proprietors,Belleview,Fla 9263i
: semi-arid about five inches wide in the widest
the West where corn succeeds -
only once in five or six years I part. The joints are, as comparedwith JLUUAAAJ STRAWBERRY PLANTS:

because of hot winds and drouth. It"is other field or silo kinds, close together Smooth Cayenne!II! Home Grown !II! Grown.CLARK in the,sun Switzerland and hardy.,Fla.Prices reasonable.C. .

owing chiefly to this quality that its so that the amount of leaves, .

it will be conjectured, per given area, "DOWKER'S ANIMAL MEAL. To make hens
culture has spread so rapidly in KanSas JL) lay and chicks grow. Our little book the
and Oklahoma. Hot winds are the is something beyond the amount borne ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY. Egg tells all about 11. E. W. AMSDEN.
by any other forage plant whatever. 9-i9-tf Ormond, Fla.t .
main cause of the failure of the corn
There is no chance of its maturing
crop in this region, and they are never TIRE NETTING, best goods for the least
more destructive than when they hap- grain in the climate of the Rural F. N. PRICE, YV money. Write for latest price list. E. W.
AMSDEN, Ormond,Fla. 9-t9-tf
Grounds, since, at this date, thereisn't ,
to come when corn tasseling.
pen P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO FLA.
a sign of either set silk or tassel. ,
" They cause the pollen to dry up, and LOUISIANA GRASS (PASPALUM PLA-
The plants do'not sucker.RuralNew ) grass for lawns and permanent
the silk is not fertilized. Even with a
Yorker. pastures. Sets, $1.50 per 1,000, by express; 35
sufficient rainfall, a few days of these HOME GROWNPineapple cents per Fla.McNEIL hundred. ,postage paid.' W.H. POWERS,
withering blasts from the southwest, Remedy for Weevil. >, --'

in tasseling time, ma/reduce the yieldof John W. Rice writes to the Live / PEAS, Orange Trees and Buds.
supply of the celebrated McNeil
corn 50 per cent. Kaffir corn i is. Oak Banner: Slips Peas. A few Tardiff and Parson Brown trees on
not affected in the same Fertilization good strong sour roots also a few thousand buds
. way. "Last winter after I had housed
for sale Will guarantee satisfaction in every
takes place more readily and my corn, I obtained a few pounds of and SuckersOf case. W. H. Mann, Mannville, Putnam county,

the whole plant is better adapted to bi-sulphide of carbon. I took a long Florida. 9-12-0

stand .dry weather: The leaves are tube and worked it into the corn to the Following Varieties BERKSHIRE BOAR PIGS from thorough

thicker and coarser than corn leaves, the bottom of the barn side stock. Entitled to reg
on SALE ister. Write us for prices. Fisher & Powers,

and do not dry out so readily; theyare and poured in one pound of the stuff, FOR! : Lawtey, F1a.URUIT .

closer together and partly protect stopped the end of the tube and
each other_and the plant is_not so tall let it remain two weeks. I then made JU Grape Fruit, Limes, &c., also, Country Pro
and therefore; not so much exposed. prices.
the same operation on the other side
,Commission Merchant, No. 25 Hogan
When corn has once been stunted by of the barn. The weevils were thickin QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE, PER- street.Jacksonville Fla. ,9-26-tf

drouth or high winds it never recovers. NAMBU, ,AND RED SPANISH.
the corn,but they soon disappeared, PLANTS. The old reli-
Not so with Kaffir corn. It may re- and I have them barnis to improved Alabama Noo-
no more. My Apply class
nans. First packing guaranteed. $1.50
main stationary and curled for days freer from weevils in August than i it per 1000 f, o. b. R. Puddy, Lawtey Fla.
and weeks but when the hot G. ,
even has been in 'March before. I must
winds and rain it will say Florida Pineapple Company FOB SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acres
cease comes revive it is a decided success. I would not I 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and

and, if not too late in the season, I be without it; though it cost me $5 'a Or to !tobacco Fla. growing.. W.B. Clarkson,Jacksonville 8-24-tf ,

will still produce a crop of grain.- pound. I have a supply for the pres- MADDOCK & MATTHAMS,
Prof.'C. B. Kansas State GROVE- ZOO acres, 10 years set
Georgeson, ent and shall each bottle ina IRRIGATED .
crop, put West Palm Beach, Fla in other fruit trees, etc.
College. box, slatted on top to prevent the For sale at a sacrihtce. Address"K,"The Palms,
Lane Park.Lake County, Fla. 4 27-901
On our own experiment grounds this breaking of the bottle, place the boxon tlCENT- -WOBD" COLUMN. .

summer Kaffir corn has done very the floor of the barn,and throw the ; I% NURSERIES. WE' OFFER THE
; finest lot of Citrus trees that have
we ever
well The
giving a satisfactory yield. corn upon it-the bottle unstopped, of "D UD WOOD-I eonardy Pomelo.Hart's Tardiff; i grown and at prices that will suit you. We sell
forage is still green though the first course. I shall use one bottle to 100 JL> Dancy Tangerines. Mandarin, Jaffa, Med. i none but the best. Send list of wants and get
of heads has been and Sweet, Malta Blood. Duroi, Navel and Round our prices. F. N. Horton, Proprietor, Rraiden-
crop gathered bushels of corn. :My stock have eaten Kumquat Satisfaction guaranteed. CYRUSW. town, Fla 8-8-w

dried, and a second crop is coming both corn and shucks treated with car- BUTTER St. Petersburg, Fla. 10-3-3 ,

along. A certain amount of Kaffir bon,and it had no injurious effects. CORN MILLS, Hand AND or power.SHELLERS Shtl'trI for 12,50.fam

corn, to produce poultry feed and late The material is worth millions to the 1U CNEIL for PEAS are the most profitable pea I Mills, $5.00. $40.00. Will mate coarse grits or
market. Price soc per quart; price per 'fine meal, oatmal, graham'flotfr. "Daisy**garden -
autumn forage for cows or other stock, South, where the corn weevil is so destructive bushel on application;quarts will plant an acre. plow, tj.oo. Address the Editor, Box 534
is a desirable addition to the Florida and annoying." T. K. GODBEY, Waldo. Fla. Jacksonville ,- .

think it will into TRIUMPH POMELO, Parson Brown' : at isc. also Golden Queen, and Abbaka Pines,
ever come generaluse John A. Bishop says he has more Pineapple and leading varieties of Or nge andLemon. etc.,a limited supply of Boone'Early budwood,
notwithstanding its superiorityover ,tangerine oranges than man in Nursery trees and budwood. Write a few hundred Orange and Grape Fruit trees
any for prices. J. }!. CHAFFER,Candler, Fla. budded last year, and the famous Free-stone
corn in some respects, because the Florida. In fact, he claims half of 10-3-3 Peen-to Peach trees. Write me for prices before

seed would have to be threshed out the crop in the State, which, he says, NURSERY TREES.-AU the leading buying. C.A. Boone,Orlando, Fla. .7-25-6

laboriously by hand or in a threshing will not exceed 500 boxes, and 'his CITRUS for fall and winter planting Fine rriLGHMAN'S CONDITION POWDERS will
machine similar that used one'year o'd buds on four and five year old rough make animal at. Will chickens
for wheat
to idea of their price is skyward. He lemon,grape fruit and sour orange stocks. A any keep mau cents.
healthy. Sample package by
and these will never be seen in Flor- professes to believe they will bring few fine oval kumquat varieties trees. Will bud dormanton I Wm. G. Tilghman,Palatka, Fla. 35 7-11-10
contract to any parties may desire.
ida to any great extent. $14 a box.-Ocala item in Times- Correspondence solicited. Address C. W. POX,
Villa Lake Nurseries, Fruitland Lake : SALE. 25 ACRE 'LE CONTE
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county, Fla. 10-3-3 Grove,trees set twelve years;right on
Mexican June Corn. 1 i the railroad. Five aces of it in the corporatelimits
As an example of the changed con of Monticello, Fla. Box 524,Jacksonville,
Here is curiosity.., Our seed was FRUIT TREES, VINES, Fla.
ditions of farmers cite the in-
sent to H. & Son. our we PLANTS and IOJT TREES.
us by J. J. Gregory stance of the Stidham brothers who GENUINE Nunan, Bessie Cherokee, Colum-
They write it up as a giantamong For Southern Orchards, Gardens Michel's, Early Stevens
have this year made about 800 bush- and Groves. No agents. and Jefferson Strawberry Plant, per 1,000,SJ.CG.JULIUS .
corn, growing from 16 to 18 feet inheight" els of corn, 350 bales of hay, have a ,:s;,. Write for price list. Ala. SCSxADELBica.Iock Box 4,Grand Bay,

They regard it as a grand JENNINGS NURSERY CO.,
large lot of hogs and cattle and
for in the South and for are 9-26-23 Thomasvllle, Ga.
variety gram therefore in position to be independent FOR SALE for cuh,time or hade,orure groves,

the silo in the North, and a grand mnOROUGHBRBD BERKSHIRE PIGS. and timber lands. It EVUIXY Keoka.Pla. ,
of the merchants.-Baitow Cour- T .
curiosity for every section. On the Price f 15 per trio, entitled to registration.T. 3-n-i6t
ier Informant. .A. t
Massachusetts sea coast it reached a River View .
F 9-19-3 ,roll."DOR v Satsuma, Parson Brown. Stark'a Seedless
height of 164 feet, and a lo-footpole' One thousand dollars was sent from Villa, Tangerine, King, Tardifi, Grape Fruit,
SALE-Simplex Incubator, 160 eggs caJU Franca Lemons and other varieties,
but reached the lowest ear. It is Coleman last week for fertilizers, and padty, nearly new. Also Mann green bone such as Nonpareil, Majorca;' St Michael,

especially leafy in its upper sections. not more than one-third of the orders cutter. It. C. KECK, Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. L.
9-19-3 Bowling Green, Fla. Duncan,Manager,Milwaukee Groves and Nur-
The writer of these notes thoughtthat have gone forward. Sixty-six-car series,Dunedin, Fla. $-7-tf

he had tried all sorts of corn, but loads of cabbage left that station dur- I NEW SOUTH HARROWS,and CULTIVATORS -
J. are the cheapest and best for putting1and TREES-I WILL HAVE}
this is, indeed, a curiosity quite start- ing the sason just past. If the seasonis in fine condition,and cultivating groves, NURSERY of the most popular varieties 20,000::,' .

lingly new. The seed was planted in good the bulk of the shipments will and gardens. You run no risk. I sell on seven for delivery this fall and winter. Send in yoorV- {
days trial. For prices on one-horse harrows orders now,and be sure to get what YOU "want!' ;
poor soil, enriched with {apes' potato be more than doubled.Tampa Tri- I tw -horse harrows cultivators,seed and fertilizer Pricts and particulars on application.: :g, -
fertilizers at the rate of 1,000 pounds bune. drills,write to' 'T.K GODB !. Trimble,Braidentown, Manatee County Fir. :.-?,'?"

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Special Brands: for Special Crops;
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Coming into the State since the freeze, and finding that the Condition of the farmers demands that manufacturers should -be content with
moderate profits, we are offering our High Grade Bone Fertilizers at Six to Seveu Dollars per Ion less than our Northern Competitors, and in every case our
guarantees of grade are higher. Our Goods are made from the purest and besl materials and cannot be sold at the prices at which some local dealers are
vending goods 'made from cheaper sources, but results considered, ours will be found cheapest in the end. Agricultural chemicals, embracing Ammoniates,
.Potash, Bone, Cotton Seed Meal, etc., supplied at market rates.
Read our Circulars. Try our Goods. See local agents or address

PfiI >I>'1 4".. DCJLkEO 'lj STATE HGHJlT,

Jacksonville, Fla.
We refer to the Commissioners of Agriculture of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, the Virginias, the Carolinas, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, etc.,
etc., ,as to the reliability of our guarantees and our general standing. "
In a number of these States we have done business for forty years.


. giving best varieties suitable for large Please let us hear from our experi-- needed to handle the Kieffer correctly, Tropical Fruits in New York. -
or small orchards, home or northern enced subscribers on this subject in and'where he does handle it correctly Persimmons from Florida are already
markets, methods of culture, fertiliz- good; time to enable anxious growersto he will reap an artist's reward.Florida quite abundant,and large,luscious specimens -
ing, etc., would be of great 'benefit to make full preparation for winter. Citizen. of a rich'golden color cost sixty .
the many-new settlers who are seeking Every winter,for the orange grower, Leonard Coates, writing in the Cal- to seventy-five cents a dozen. As
homes In this State. is no worse than its coldest dayandno ifornia Fruit Grower, says: My atten- many as forty shipments of Alligatorpears
D. D. SWARTLEY. better._ A single cold snap will do tion is called tOM item in the New have been handled by one of the
Green Cove Springs, Fla. the mischief, will undo the hard,work England Homestead that the Kieffer down town retail fruit stores since the
'WeJ;kriow of only oqe instance where and self-denial 'of years. Let every blossoms are often deficient in pollen, beginning of the season in May, when
the Elberta has been planted as far grower take out an insurance policy, especially in the northern states. It this fruit came from the United Statesof
south as Green Cove Springs, and make a deposit in his own bank (of has been found by planting some Columbia. Later,Jamaicaand Cuba
thais in Bradford county.The trees are earth). It is of overshadowing importance strong pollenizing variety like the furnished the supply, and from Augustto
growing well enough, but are too to learn how and when to do Bartlett near the Kieffer trees, they the close of the season in October
young yet to bear fruit. The testimony this: in the right way. will become more fruitful,and the fruit they are received from Turks Islands,
'of such men as the Baker county **n itself larger and better. among the Bahamas. The demand for
nurserymen mentioned by our correspondent Solid Worth of the Kieffer. There is no trouble about Kieffer this fruit is reliable,and even now near
should be conclusive with This pear is now dominant in the pollen in Florida.' the end of the season, when the speci-
him. There are enough good varieties fruit markets of Jacksonville, and its .-. mens are no larger than a good,sized
listed for"this latitude without venturing somewhat coarse and ponderous bulk Pear Wine. Bartlett pear, they readily command
on:anything uncertain. ,, is in strong contrast to the slender and Some time ago Judge Tillman of the from twenty to thirty cents each. :Man-
hectic beauty of the Bartlett from Cal- Plant System suggested that LeConte goes,which are also passing out of sea- "II
,. Banking-Wood Lice. ifornia. The occidental fruit has an pears, thousands of which have here- son,have eager buyers among persons if...
Editor Farmer and Prult. rower: external elegance which is undeniable, tofore rotted in the fields of Georgiaand familiar with this variously flavored ap.
I find in the rotten wood ot some of but in flavor it does not by any means Florida_for the want of a market, ple of the tropics. An importation re- '
the old 'stumps of my orange trees, come up to the Kieffer. The homely be made into wine and vinegar. A ceived from Cuba last :week sold on
from which the buds seem to be growing rusticity of the huge Kieffer counts number of the farmers of West Florida sight at retail at ninety cents a dozenfor
}thriftily, wood lice are at work. I against it with the uninitiated, who acted upon the suggestion and the pro- the entire lot-Garden and Forest
have knocked off the rotten stump, compare it to the large rough yams cess was so simple and inexpensivethat .
cleaned out the decayed wood as far as and the cocoanuts of Florida and yet, all who tried it were astonished.The Banking the Sprouts.
practicable,and covered them with sulphur like those characteristic products, it wine from the pear, they claim, Last week I measured a few sweet
and yet I fear this will not destroy has the real root of the matter in it, a is superior in every respect to that seedling sprouts that are from elevento
them. How would it do to use surprising lusciousness-where it has made of grapes. Some who did not fifteen feet high and from seven tb
Pans green freely? I have been been properly grown and handled. succeed in the wine making got. vinegar nine feet in circumference. I bankedthe
afraid to try it. Can you teach me howto The Kieffer pear is like the Florida and of a fine quality. One far- sprouts in the house grove from
destroy them without injury to the orange, it requires a long drawn-out mer who understands the distillationof ten to fifteen inches high, just before
growing buds? intended to bank: summer,'nearly, or quite, ten monthsof spirituous liquors, being incredu- the freeze last December, digging holes
my trees this coming'winter as a pro- the year to fill its big, ugly skin lous, improvised a little experimentalpot between every four or five rows of
tection against extreme cold, but in with the superb pulp and juices of and to his great astonishment dis- trees for the material. About 75 percent
covering the decaying stumps with which it is capable. The Kieffer is covered that he had an excellent of the sour seedlings from two to
earth would, it not the better aid this not in any hurry; it will have its full brandy. He said it was so good that six feet high were killed to the groundlast
pest in their destructive work? rounded complement_of ,time. Let it he did not see how age could improveit. December, but not over a dozen
Now,from your abundant experienceand hang on the tree until the first of October The probabilities are that there sweet seedlings; a few were killed
wisdom, let the light shine, and pluck it carefully, and lay it will be thousands of barrels of wine, down to the top of the banking.J.
teach a poor sinner how to go to work away tenderly in a dark, cool, dry brandy and vinegar produced in Flor- Wetherbee in Florida Agriculturist. "
properly.At place; then, along in December or ida and Georgia another year out of .-
what time in the fall in this lati January, take off a thin peeling and the LeConte pear. The people will A car load of fish passed through
tude'is it best to dormant bud"the or- slab off a piece from its huge cheek, learn that they are too valuable to be Gainesville yesterday from Cedar Keyen
ange? and it will be found cold, delicious, allowed to go to waste as heretofore on route to Savannah. The car was
Wishing'you a very large measureof juicy, and the grain will be as fine as account of the low prices obtained shipped by freight and the fish were
success In your calling, and truth-. silk, yet remarkably dense and heavy., when there is a full,crop. And again packed in ice in bulk. This is an experiment
fully saying, for your encouragement, No wonder that Kieffers properly rip they will take more and better care of and if it works successfully
that I receive many timely hints and ened have sold in New York at $3 a their trees.-Pensacola News. the shipper will save $75 express
valuable points from your well edited bushel, and at 75 cents to $1 dozen Blackberry wine and strawberrywine charges and the cost of barrels. Thereis
paper,' I am very truly yours. for :which figures we have the highauthority are permissible terms, but pear but little doubt that the experimentwill
-:"- < Prt .EYCLESHIMER.. of Garden and Forest. A wine is a misnomer. It is cider, more prove a success.-Gainesville
Winter'Haven, Fla. true horticulturist,"a fruit artist, is strictly perry. Sun.
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.. settler should be a success. fruit, he should let some one else take

Finally: we say that any man with the risk in marketing it. This will FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

r. proper means to get a start, who is be the outcome of using the refrig- ,!

willing to profit by the experience of erator cars. JAOKSONVILLE.The
f others, who is industrious and a judicious As far as the local solicitor is con .

j manager, can make a comfortable -: cerned I believe it was a failure. Butit Oldest National Bank in the State.

and obtain that i made the growers as a whole many
i living precious po. CHARTERED
hundreds of dollars this and .
-- session, a Florida home, with exposure ,
conservative,yet liberal methods,this bank has achieved the
highest for
that with the reputation solidity
and hardship than in any other proves refrigerator service strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands. -

j place in the United States. we cannot overstock the market. drafts We on buy all and parts sell of foreign the world.and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our' own

i t f I The writer of this shipped more berries We invite a visit or correspondence looking toward business relations,assuring you that your
If I Strawberry Shipments. in these refrigerator cars than any favors shall at aU times receive intelligent and careful attention

one grower; hence should know JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
) Was the of strawberries in
shipping whereof he speaks.-A Grower, in President. Cashier. '
1{r refrigerator cars this season a success
Chattanooga Times. Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
or failure? From the articles pub- .

lished in your paper of last Friday and

i Saturday before the impression- flarkets.JACKSONVILLE SEEDS SEEDS !. SEEDS !

vails that it failure hence this
was a
f j., ; A FULL STOCK OF:
; reply. We commenced to load in

} these cars under the most unfavorable FLA., October 2. Hew Field and Garden Seeds

: circumstances, a soft variety of berries FRUITS AND PRODUCE..
t' and water soaked and had the misfortune Corrected by Marx Bros.

t from some cause or another to These are average quotations. Extra choice ONION SZ'rS

have'some cars arrive in market in bad lots fetch prices above top quotations,while poor RED AND YELLOW, $4.00 per Bushel.

condition. These cars were shippedto I Iota ad1lower. WHITE, $4.50 cc Ie

:. markets which we could not reach I Limes 3 peck crate............;...... ISo Send for price list.
The fruit had I" ..................... 50 L.
by express. hardly Apples,bbl.......................... 2.00 to 2.50 CAMERON Seeds an,
: time to get on the streets in these Fears Kieffer. ............. ..... 2.00 Ja.olcaoxwi.lle, F'1or1<1a.
markets when dealers took the Pines crate ..... ...................... 4.50
.. large Lemons Messina. box............... 3.00103.50 ,
first train for the home of these luscious English Peas dried)bu.... ...... .... 1.50
Peanuts best brand...... ............. .0410.05 300 ACRES IN NURSERY. ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS. SSTH YEAR.
j', berries and landed in Chattan. Cabbage.New York each ........:. ?H
In less than three days we had Potatoes,N. Y. bbl .......T ........ 1.70 '
ooga. 5 barrel lots..........:...... 1.60 FRUIT TREES Specially Florida.
representatives here from Philadel- 11 Sack.....*.................. 1.50 Adapted to .
-I '. 5 sack lots................ 1.40 .
phia, Buffalo, Chicago, Pittsburg, New Onions N.Y. bbl...... ...... ....... zooBggs. Oriental Pears Japan Plums on Mariana Stocks Japan Persimmons Plants Crap
York, Louisville and many other, .........-_.........- -- ..I6VEGEtABLES Vines,etc. Rare Conilerae Broad Leaved Evergreens, Camelias, 50,000 Palms Strawberry, ,

cities. On arrival they found the AND POULTRY. .... 10,000 CAMPHOR '

fruit was manipulated principally by
Corrected by Davis&Robinson. and Cinnamon Trees,Roses. The Greenhouse Department is the largest and most complete in the
local solicitors who influenced the fruit Yellow Yams,bu.h.'New............. Southern States. We grow everything in trees and plants suited to Southern horticulture. Catalogue .
to be shipped to certain houses to be Sweet. Potatoes,New .... ..,........ .50 40 tree. Address P.. J. BERG S, Augusta, Ga. No Agents.
sold -commission which Hubbard squash, bbl..................
for 1.50
;;. on they lettuce,doi...a........"......._... .25 to .30
get 3 per cent from gross sales. Now Celery..... ............ ........- .30 to .40 Bradley RctyeM. Eugene B. Rafieid{ ,
Bgg Plants,bbl.....,................... 1.50102.00 RICHARD FROTSCHERSEED .
the fight came. Some of these men Tomatoes crates. ..._,...i'.......,.. 1.50101.75 ESTABLISHED 1871.
who came miles to seek Chat Sweet Pepper,bu ...............--.75 to'i.oo CO; (Limited.)
I 1,000 Green Beans crate.............M .... 2.00 REDFIELD & SON,
tanooga fruit, would have it and were Turnips,bunch................ ....... .03 to.06
their this Pumpkins, each..................... .OS to ..10Eerahaws Founded by Richard Frotscher, in 1865.
willing to put up money at each.... ........ ......... .03to .10 Incorporated April U,1896. Commission Merchants
end to get it. This seemed to please Parsley,per doz.bunches...... ...... .25
We beg to announce that we have succeeded -
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onions, do bunches.
Green per .25 -AJTD-
the grower, but not the local solicitor, Pepper,hot.bushel................... .75 to the FLOWER FIELD AND OAR
as there was no cent in this arrangement Sage well cured,lb....... .............. .25 DEN SEED business established by the late
3 per Hens..***9-9._........................... 30 Richard Frotecber at the old original stand, Fruit Auctioneers
Up to this lime the refrigerator Roosters..._....._....__._ ,25 521-625 Dumaine Street.
was the salvation for Chat. Half grown. 15 to .20 Messrs. J. A.Schalck member of our firm 141 Dock Street,Philadelphia,Pa.
......__ '
Turkeys, per pound,gross .08 and the old force of clerks, with Mr. Louis
tanooga fruit growers as far as these Ducks._....._.............. ........... 25 to .30 Sieber at the head,all for many years in the We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
.. ... .......... .... ....
Geese. .. .. .. .35 employ of Mr.Frotscher,are associated with either at sale which
solicitors concerned but in few private ( has heretofore been
were a New Beets per too........._ .....None.
days their business small in Water Cress,per doz. bunches .-... .None us.Our our custom)or by the auction system (recently
grew ; Cauliflower doz......................None. stock is the largest and most completein added to our business)as you may desire.
; fact so small you could hardly see it. Leeks perdoz bunches............... .25 the South:composed of the best varietiesof
.r' I. While this at the Radishes per doz.................... .25 seed, VITALITY and MERIT carefully
buying was going on Cucumbers crate..... ............... None tested.
refrigerator cars, the Cincinnati men Spinach per bushel.;................ None. to execute all BRASS BAND
... ...... .. We are prepared promptly
Instrument. ,
Cabbage. Florida scarce NOne Drams Uniforms,Equip
had to put up their good money to gel Salsify per dozen bunches........... None orders for NURSERY STOCK, GRASSES menti for Binds and Drum Corps. Low
a share of the fruit. Thus the good Plums,per bushel..................... None and FLOWERING communications BULBS Inseason.Du- 14 Mtprieeunrquoted.l'lneO&talo..,40C .
Address all 521-525
.... .. to Illustrations, Mr/ ..
Summer Squash crate.. ._ ... None /r ; ltriMBnd
work went on until the supply of fruit Lima Beans,quart! ........, ?........ .ioton# maine street, New Orleans. Mu ic"Inltruet'D8(or Amateur Buds.-
.. .......... .... LION A IIEALT
far less than the demand. Green Corn per doz. .10 to .1,5 Order from B. Frotscher, Manua.of 96. idbuM
was St.u4 Wtfcih ,
Florida Honey, pound section........... .10Mr I OiafDI.
The last day a buyer loaded a refrigerator .

car, his fruit cost him $2.25 Joe H. Humphries, of Eloise, MEDICAL DEPARTMENT.

per crate and the next day with no was in the city on Monday on busi QUICK WORK

refrigerator car it sold for$1.50 and ness. He is devoting all his time to ,
Universityof In selling and paying for
hardly any buyers. his vegetable farm. He has alreadyset : etable shipped to us is our GROWERS
f There were, sold here about 3,500 out an acre and a half of tomatoes > GIVE GOODS SENT US BY
cases in refrigerator cars at an average and will continue setting out a few at BUY OURSELVES. They are protected
of crate and fully that amount ; > by our4oyearsxperience without defaulting .
per time until the is all out. So far
a crop advantages for practical instruction, both > a dollar. Enquire as to our standing
.that went by express, and every berry as we have heard this is the first set out in ample laboratories and abundant hospital ma- >. and financial stability which any bank or
terials are unequalled. Free access is given to merchant having mercantile reports an
have been sold had there beenno
in the county, and the outcome of this the great Charity Hospital with 700 beds and 30. verify-then try us-WB BELIEVE OUR
local solicitor in the way. will be watched with interest 000 patents annually.: Special instruction is METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. SaId
early crop t the bedside of the sick. The next I for
given daily* your name our quotations. Stencil and
NOw, what brought all those buyers Nearly all vegetable growers this session begins October isth l 96. For catalogueand > cards free. Letters promptly answered
here? Was it the ? Information address
express ompany- year will plant a less acreage and will
If so, why did they not come years stake and prune.-Bartow Courier-In PROP. S. B.CHAILLE, ,M. D..Dean, : FRENCH & CO.,

ago? If it was the use of the refrig- formant. P. O.Drawer 361. New Orleans La. 116 Warren St,, New York.
erator cars why condemn them? We .

had a few cars go in bad order and S. J.'Kennedy,of Palatka, last week ESTABLISHED 1855.

sold slow. Some expressed berries shipped the largest quantity of deer When a man gets $400 for the pro-

sold for much less than the poorest in tongue or vanilla that has ever been duct of one acre he certainly ought to

refrigerator. Now,, what would the: sent from the State at one time. It was feel happy. That's what one tobacco $100 worth for 10c.

grower have,gotten if all the crop had i consigned to Baltimore and New York grower received for the crop from one Bend J.t.rtofcr mmrtrtteil bock UUiafkw

been marketed by express? ? Not; firms,and amounted to 45,000 pounds. acre at the El Provedo cigar factorythis .irhaoat fun sea a rail..*uxaiai...tIerI. Otatt.11 7"!feut7:

to -Orlando Star. week.-Floridian. CITIZZNS'LIBRARY, ... ...AH'lt,.
enough pay expenses. When a i g Jt.CI rIn. &" 't $: .r.



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who get best returns, use our who get their" truck to market first use ... :
Strawberry Special Fertilizer. "The Ideal Fertilizer."
"-'-" Price S25.OO Per
Ton. -
-- For Making Perfeot Shipping Berries. .. Price $27.OO.GUARANTEED :. :
Ammonia.........._......................... ........... 2 to 4 t.
LL .. .Phosphoric Acid .........-........................... 7 to 9 per,* cent.-** ".-:-. Moisture......'............................-..s..o.....Isnes.- ..s.. 10erto 13
Equate Bone Phosphate of Lime.....................,.18 to 18 ," Ammonia from Cotton Seed Meal,Nitrate of Soda,Blood
Sulphate of Potash ..................................... 6 to 8" ':-*J and Bone.................. ....... .................... Wto, 5tf .
Equals Actual Potash: .... ........................:... 3X to 5 ." Available Phos Acid from Acid Phosphate and Bone........ & to 5#
- Made from Nitrate of Soda, Blood,Cotton Seed Meal Bone,Acid' Sulphate Potash... .. .........,..o....................... 11 to 13
Phosphate and Potash Salts, Equivalent to Actual Potash.................... ........... 6 to 8
Made exclusively from Nitrate of Soda Cottoa Seed Meal, Blood,
: "BEST CROP IN TEN 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
I used Wilson ft Toomer's Strawberry Special Fertilizer my strawberry crop, coming from three different ingredients is especially
about 1.200 Ibs.to the acre and from two acres shipped 150 bushels. 1 had the best ber- .
ries the best plants the best yield of ten years. My pear trees. on the same land are valuable, as all three. sources are best adapted to making
makingabiggrowd.: (Signed.) SIM HOG AN. quick growth. The potash from sulphate of potash
Write for our Special Strawberry Circular, "How to Grow only.

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

also have'a large supply of the Celebrated H. J. Baker & Bro.'s Complete Vegetable and Orange Tree Manures. Also a Complete
Stock of all Agricultural Chemicals, Fine Ground Tobacco Stems C. S. Meal Blood
and Bone, Fine Ground Bone, .Potash, Etc.
Write Us for Prices before Buying. .

Insecticide and Fertilizer Lime, $t.OO per Ton. vsnxvSCXN & TOOIVCSR, Jacksonville,


Climax five-pound basket is best for "
Tobacco. curing, but not so slow as to induce forty cents for it, and that would have
the bulk of the The
crop. packing pole burn. Where the climate is variable brought him $400 to the acre.
should be careful and honest and thegrower's
name stenciled each, Pole Burn in Tobacco. as in the northern'States, the ideal Isaac Jacob, colored, contracted to
on pack- curing house must be sufficiently tightto grow a crop for Ottinger & McFarlinfor
age.Odds Pole burn is the indirect result of shut out, in'a measure, the hot and fifteen cents a pound. He clearednew
and Ends-The vineyardistis the leaves becoming moistened by an dry air that so often prevails in Augustand ground and planted two acres.
not likely to know too much of his excess of water which furnishes the September, to prevent the tobacco It is estimated that Jacob has housed
business. Beside the standard workson .necessary conditions for the germination from curing too fast; and it must also 1200 to 1500 pounds to the acre. .
the grape, he should have several of'the spores of the microscopic 1 have a provision to use artificial heatto This is the largest production to the
horticultural papers. More important, I organism or organisms that cause the produce a less humid air within the acre so far reported. The tobacco is
he should visit neighboring,. or evenaway.om I'disease. It is a decay of the leaf, re1 1 house in case of a warm and wet period said to be of a fine quality and if it
vine growers. suiting from a too prolonged exposureto at the critical stage of the curing had not been contracted for, might
If possible, get a good stand of vig the excess of water... All parts of j process.-Wis. Exp. Sta. Annual Report have brought forty cents on the mar-
orous vines the first season. Replants any given leaf rarely, if ever, reach j ket. This would have meant$500 or

are. a nuisance. the browning stage at the same time, $600 as the receipts for one acre of
Do not go into grape growing unless which explains the fact that pole burn, Sales in Gadsden County. Gadsden grown Sumatra tobacco.-
you go in with all your might.Florida in cases of slight affection, is found Below are a few tobacco sales based | Quincy New Era.Irrigation.
Letter in Southern Cultivator. distributed over the leaves in such apparent estimates which have occurred in .
.. I
-- -- irregularity. Spots of it for Tobacco.
i ap- and
.There is at Ormond a scuppernong :pear on a leaf here and there, without bordering Gadsden county tjris Like all beginners, growers have
grape arbor, which for heavy bearingand I any apparent order of distribution. met with very poor luck with their first
fine quality of fruit iswithout peeror i When the atmospheric conditions The largest crop of tobacco raisedwas experiment, owing to the drouth, but
parallel in the State. It is the i favor pole burn the parts of the leaves by.Hon. W. E. Smith, who lives now that the rainy season has begun,
property of George Sterthaus and is that are in the browning stage are just across the Florida line in Decatur the prospects have brightened mate.
the result of his own personal labor affected, while the parts that have not county, Ga. He planted eighteen to rially. They are making provisions,
assisted by nature. The arbor coversa reached this twenty acres and estimates the production
yet stage, or have passedit however, to avoid a repetition of the
parallelogram about 70 by :350 feet to a sufficient degree escape. The at 15,000 to 16,000 pounds. damage caused by the drouth, and are
and has this year and last borne cropsof wet, oily appearance of the leaf may His crop has been sold to Cohen & now busily engaged in putting in a se-
from 350 to 400 bushels. At the be regarded as the first symptom of Co., of New York, for forty cents per ries of irrigation plants. They have
beginning of the grape harvest the pole burn., Later, a characteristicodor pound with the exception of one acre purchased from one of the phosphate
editor and three of his daughters were is given off. The destruction or of Cuba tobacco. The crop is thus companies a large Dean pump with a
turned loose in it. Never have we weakening of the tissues is'not always made to yield :Mr. Smith over. $6,000or capacity of twenty thousand gallonsper
seen such a sight anywhere. The until over .$300 to the acre.
apparent some time after the oily I hour, with a sixtyhorsepowerboiler
vines trellised on wires overhead were: appearance has been assumed. In the same section the crops of to operate it.* This has been
so loaded with dark purple or golden L To prevent pole burn sufficient ventilation Miller Bros., Mr. Pierce Wood and located on the banks of the Peace
grapes that it seemed to form a solid l must be provided in the curing others, sold for forty cents, but the River and in the edge of a .sixtyacretract
canopy. When one considers that t house so that air in contact with the yield was only about 4000 pounds- of land, which will be planted in
the soil on which these vines grow is leaves does-not become so nearly sat crops being smaller. tobacco in September. If necessary,
nothing but a sand ridge to. all ap urated with moisture that it can no In the Scotland neighborhood, the pump will be operated day and
pearance containing few elements of longer take up the water given off by Messrs. E. T. and Cooper Sheftall night during the dry season. Near
fertility, the magnitude of the crop i is the leaves. Here the value of the planted eight acres, on which they the pump, on highly elevated ground,
amazing. In spite of the liberality of psychrometer appears. By having one made about 5000 pounds, selling the is a 10,000 gallon tank on a fifty-foot
the genial owner which prompted him of these instruments hanging betweenthe the same Wedles Torsag, of Chicago tower. On other places where tobaccois
to treat all of his friends to all the plants in a central part of the cur for forty-two cents per pound. to be planted, smaller tanks are to
grapes they could load up with and ing house, the grower has only to note Hon. 0. B. Hall, of Concord, be erected on towers, and connectingwater
the waste by birds and 'possums he the depression of the wet bulb to discover planted four acres in the weed and mar pipes are being laid. It is the
still managed,to gather for the marketand at once if danger from pole bum keted 3800 pounds which he sold to intention to keep these tanks full at all
the wine press nearly 400 bushels. approach, It is not safe to wait for the El Provedo Cigar Co., at Talk times; but it is so arranged that the
Mr. Sterthaus manufactures a very the moisture to appear on the surface hassee for twenty-nine cents. Eleven fields can be irrigated from either the
fine wine from these grapes, thus of the leaves nor for the characteristicodor hundred dollars off of four acres is not I tanks or from the pump by direct
demonstrating a profitable use for> of pole burn, for then the troublehas a bad crop.. pressure. Each tobacco farm will be
the scuppernong.-Daytona Commonwealth. already begun and much damagemay ; Mr. H. M. Lott, living near Con underlaid by pipes and cross pipes,
result before it can be checked. cord, planted four 'acres under contract and to these at every two hundred feet
The best quality of cured tobaccois : I for twenty-five cents per pound. will be adjusted a highly improved rotary
It is expected that a number of generally found in crops that are He made an average of 1000 poundsto sprinkler, which will spray a ra.
;;;large colonies will locate' in Florida'during more or less damaged by pole band the acre. If his crop had not been dius of 100 feet ,- :
: the next few months. the point at which to aim is urnw, contracted for, he may have gotten The company is having erected a


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follows :

Pier 35, "
Tallahassee ................-................
,. Nacochee .. ...............................,..
''ff City Angnsta ...... .... ............ .... 6 .
} Kansas City........... ......,........... .....
Tallahassee .......... ...................... do
Naeoochee.. ..,............................... ( .' sf n.1 .
City of Birmingham....................... 7 o1:.
Kansas City .............. : .
Tallahassee ............ .....................
Naeooehee ...............'..............;....
City of Birmingham.. ...... ....... .... ..
Kansas City... ., ................ .......... .
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Nacoochee....-..............................,.. .


* .- Lewis's Trantfers Between Jacksonville and New York/
.-OiOMy; ..... ...................... .........
Chattahoochee.................:............ s following New Steel Steamers: .
Gate Clt7 ..................................... i '
Chattahoochee ......,. ....h... ........ ( ) "Iroqnois "Cherokee "Seminob1:
Gate City...i.......................".......... )

; Pier 39, to tail according: to'tbe.Ude. '

[i City of STBAlfEi Macon:: ..,.......... .. 1 1j ( )...............?... ....,...Sundays and Thursday*. I :.
gity} of Macon((:freight freight only only)) ................. ..... ............,..... ............Tuesdays and Fridays. t
of Macon (freight only) .. ........... Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers


t Central ((00 ) Pier 29 East River,New York at 3 p.m., as follows: _
City of Augusta. Thursday, Oct. i, 12.30 p. : ] ......;...............................Tuesdays and Friday's .j ;;'; .
City of 'm..Sat'dayOct 3, 200 p. : ; ( )........................ ....TnesdaysandFridapi': \? ...
Tallahassee......... Tuesday Oct. 6, s.oo p. .p. ...',. ...''
Nacoochee..........Thursday,Oct. 8, 7.00 p. ,'1.,<" -
City of Augusta.... Saturday, Oct to, 7.30 p. <._'
Kansas City .... .. Tuesday Oct. u.oo ,
? J3 a.
t Tallahassee........Thursday Oct 15, i.oo p. a,4; JOHflS $IVE$ ulNa


> Central ((90 i Enterprise, Fla., and Intermediate
I Chattahoochee.... Thursday Oct x, I
12.30 p. on the St. Johns River. '
GateCity.: ......... Thursday Oct. 8, 6.30 p.
Chattahoochee ....Thursday,Oct 15, i.oop. | Iron Side-Wheel.. Steamer .

t SAVANNAH :., t',
I i. Central ((90 )
. City of Macon........Sunday, Oct 4> 3 oo a. I Tuesdays and, Saturdays at 5.00 p. m., and from-' ;- .
|J| City of Macon....Thursday Oct. 15, i.oop. | and Thursdays at 5.00 a. m. : .- .

' Read Up.
[.5 C.G ANDERSON ...]acksonrille ............. .. ...... Arrive
..... Palatka................... ...... heave 3.30am.
| .......Astor.... ........................ II 9.ooP. m.,
i W A. BOURS. ... St. Francs.......................... 4000p.m. .
' .... Beresford ............_........... a 2.30Piar.
.... Sanford.........._. ....__ It 1,3op.rn.-
.. EnttTprise................... ...... ,II 9. Oa.m
A. .So.Fla.R. R. Whart................... II 11.00&,m.

Office, 204 West Bay 8t, Jaoksonville:
Grain Garden i .
5 Bowling Green, New-York.
: ,5 Bow.iDg Jireen, New York. .
M.. with'r DA? ST., ; ,5 Bowling Green New York.
Passenger Agent,20.4 West Bay St.,Tadcaonvule Fla.
I Agent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville Fla. -
I 1(0 Handle Only the Best and Hogan Street Jacksonville Fla. _

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J Hay Corn Oats Flour
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Orange Fn'l'TT.tv.n.Tree and 'Vegetable SEEDSMAN;

These Fertilisers haw no nperior Ifl the
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1896. rim ;AND Bowd 645
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seed in seedbeds and transplant in The Influence of Growing.Plants Upon

} rows, but after trying both plans for WEST. FLORIDA COAST. Soil Moisture. "*. .

three or foutyears I prefer planting !It. BY E. DWIGHT SANDERSON, LANSING,.
the seed where I want. them to grow.. Plant System La>
The large varieties I plant four feet .. That water is the,, most essential "
apart in rows and three in the row; HOillestea 1 Knights Building, Tampa Fla.' plant nutrient is being rapidly recog

the small, three feet, and two feet FIQrid ; COillDany, Empire Building, Orlando:; Fla. nized. For' many years agricultural

apart in, the row. .. .. scientists have sp >t. their lives in
t .p < .. .. s .s.. ascertaining the chemical. constituentsof

Cabbage cannot CULTURE.be worked. tad often, .#'.''<',t"R\up.f\ bands i, cheap Homes ,in. But Jarminifa'nii? > nest Fruit 5c-c ian_;j plant growth and connected with

i plow at least four times and hoe as'often '11!:: these the value and use ofrvarious fer
s The Florida Homestead Company offers-unequafed for the ,of tilizers, But when all chemical con-
as you can. Using a good rake I find ,. opportunities ..purchase. cheap '
homes in Florida. V are
# ditions adjusted to the most ex-
better than the ordinary hoe, and if It has lands in every county? of the State and is prepared to furnish just such properties as ,
the land is not too low and hard I think may be desired. 11 treme nicety, if there be a drouth,
It has magnificent bugalns In farming. fruit,vegetable timber and stock lands. there will be while if the
that a sweep eighteen ortwenty; inches FThese lands can be bought very cheaply.-at prices ranging from SI.SO to$ro.oo an acre. no crops, _
wide is much the best cultivate FOr a few hundred dollars a comfortable home, with a farm of a hundred acres. can be bought rainfall is abundant but the mineral
plow to in the best fruit and farming section of the United Siaces. i -
h with. It is the best pulverizer of the Florida offers a comfortable living and independence to small farmers who will settle on small. matter of the land be somewhat "
places and grow fruits and vegetables for home and Northern markets. r depleted the crops: will in most cases '
soil I have ever used. This is' one Our early fruits and vegetables command high price in all markets. '
; vegetable that can be worked to great revenue.Surplus fruit and vegetables could be,canned,thus affording' an additional and. sure source of be'of a high grade. The chemical
while the The climate of Florida is aU elements for growth may all be pres- I
advantage dew is on them. delightful at seasons and it is absolutely healthful.
Two The temperature is about 45 for the winter and 8s for summer. ent, but if there be a lack of soil moisture -
plants treated ,alike in all other The situation of the State and and its wonderful resources destine it to be one. of the most
jespects, one of which is hoed, ..a.t.sunrise nourishing portions of the world in which to dissolve them they
Now is the time to come when land is cheap and when the State is entering-upon a new Will never enter the plant. .
the other at midday, will show a period of progress of prosperity. '
great difference in favor of the one For Information,.literature, price;? lists of lands. ,etc., write to "*" .If, then soil moisture plays suchan
worked at sunrise. s important part in the growth of a

When headed if they begin bursting FLORIDA HOMESTEAD COMPANY plant and the success of the farmer it
will be well be informed those
'; take a prong-hoe and break the to upon
roots on one side. They will stand in BOX 117, ORLANDO, FLORIDA. influences which tend to either dimin-

this condition some time. Ship in bar- ish or increase it. Surface cultivation,

rels or crates holding barrel. I find the plants early in the mornjng.Drop- would have been the parents of a new a good supply of humus, small soil

that during the months 'of January, ping a little ashes or lime around the race of destroyers will be caught. Thisis increase particles, and proper drainage tend to

February and March cabbage will sell stem of the plant is one of the best the most promising mode of wagingwar the supply of moisture while ;

best in Jacksonville, Macon, _Atlanta, remedies. An application of salt, ap-. on the melon-worm as well as.the continuous soil high temperature, large
Augusta, and othern southern cities, plied at the rate of ten or fifteen bush corn and bollworm and many; other in- particles, poor drainage, surface

and in the months of April l and May, els per acre, several months beforehand sects.. For filling ,the bottles a better evaporation diminishes and the growth of vegetation -
New, York, Philadelphia and Bald is said to1>e a preventive as the preparation still is a pint of water to a these different conditions To so control
more. Ship to these} cities in well ven- moths will not deposit their eggs in half-pint of molasses, the water havingas as to give
tilated barrels covered with bagging or salty soil. I find insects very hard to much cobalt dissolved in it as it will the plant a proper amount of mois-
is of vital
brown sheeting, which makes a neater contend with in this section, as our take up before mixing with the molasses. ture importance to the success .. .'

covering. A barrel will hold from winters are warm. and do not destroy Put a wineglassful to each bottle of the farm, and as the growth
of the themselves is
plants the
twenty-five to forty heads. Allowing them. and empty/once or, twice a week." drain soil greatest
moisture it will be
3,500 plants to the acre and only eighty I }hear about, and am myself troubled upon ,
barrels to the acre,, at the estimate of with what we call cabbage lice, which Mr. Downing mentions an acquaintance we well to see whether this can be
who, using the'molasses and Water regulated or utilized.
$:.00 per barrel}, you have $i60 per are very destructive to late cabbage
favorable ; only one season, caught and exterminated The amount of water required by
and under
acre circumstances I I have as.yet been unable to do much
will three bushels of insects in this different plants is something enormous,
the yield be larger than that., At with them. Various remedies are proposed '
manner and preserved his garden almostTree l. yet it is also to the formation
I ; necessary
barrel would be
.,$1.50 per $120 an among which the most, applicable
from them. Mr. Robinson, of-their fibre and tissue. The;
are dusting the leaves with quick-
acre.Cabbage o(New Haven, caugnt over a peck in formation of the carbohydrates which
to be shipped in Januaryand lime, sulphur, soot and dust impreg-
February should be planted ,the nated with the oil of turpentine; also one .night. are the largest components of the

last ofSeptemberand first of October; sprinkling or washing the plants with :Mr.Vhite published a book several vegetable formation of world requires water, the

and, planted in November and December water heated to 130 degrees. Some years ago, entitled ""Gardening for the vegetable acids and oils .

,they will be.ready for shipping in hold that it is the condition of the plant South," that should be in the hands of requires water, and the water thus

April and May. that causes the louse to attack it"; and every trucker and gardener in the brought into the leaves evaporating
causes more water to rise into the
ENEMIES. recommend frequent stirring of the South, J. 4L.
with it the
plant carrying
The cabbage is liable to be attacked soil both with plow and hoe. I have Sumter Co., Fla. mineral elements. In this necessary the
by what is known as the cabbage or.turnip much more faith in preventives than I way
ordinary cabbage uses two and
have.i in remedies ana have been one- .y
beetle which usingone
fly or feeds on the half pints of water in twelve
juice of the young plants. It is sosmall that I have great,faith in. I will The electric road to PeLand has finally and when that for field hours,
required is
give it, and hope others will it and taken definite : a I
that you can hardly see it. The i try shape and a franchise computed: it is found to be considera
delay of a single day in protecting the I report success. applied for.V regard this as ble. "

young plants from its ravages will PREVENTIVE AGAINST INSECTS.I a most important enterprise, giving The evaporation from the leaf surface -

sometimes be the destruction of all the quote from White's Southern Gar- connection between the,St. Johns riv is probably the greatest drain .< .

plants. I have no doubt but that seed dening, pages 159 and 160 : "Fires.- er and the ocean, the J., T. & K. W. upon moisture of the soil and
dealers have been abused. from this Insects also can destroyed and their R. R., and the East Coast Lines. It varied experiments have, been many

t very cause. Ashes or shell lime I find increase prevented by bonfires of brush is of far-reaching importance also to our to ascertain the exact amount performed j

when sprinkled on while the plants are just after dark, which will,attract and tourist business, and especially so to for different plants under various con- '

wet from dew or rain, to be an almost destroy immense numbers of moths those who desire' to patronize our ditions. Unger estimated that the

complete protection. The ashes or and millers. Erect' post in the center beach. Space forbids further commentat Washington elm at Cambridge Mass. ,.
lime should be applied as soon as the of the garden, on which nail a platform present.-Daytona Journal. gave off five tons every twelve hours

plants can be seen, for then'the fly is of planks thirty inches square, -.N.. Pr and this is not a large tree. It had,
most destructive. If this is washedoff which cover with sand. On this build about leaves
Now is the time to in dormantorange 7,000,000 equivalent to
by the rain sprinkle again and keep nightly a fire of fat light-wood for some put to a surface of 20,000 feet and
be -"cut out" square ,
it up for several days, when the plant weeks from the time that moths millers next .
Time should be as tree had a head of feet the
spring. allowed for 70 ,
will become too for this and butterflies
tough enemy. begin to infest the
spread of branches
them to harden before was only one-tenth
A new enemy, which is much dreaded garden. Large numbers will fly into up banking. f
the of
surface with
size a
Buds last fall and banked be- equal
by cabbage\ raisers, will begin to the fire and be consumed. of '
amount evaporation. The rate of
fore well
they were to the
make its appearance about the time the 'Traps.Hang common
up porterbottlesthough
evaporation from water is
stock rotted out.-San generally
Mateo Item.
flies quit their destruction, and that is wide-mouthed bottlesare about three times as fast as that of

the cut-worm. This worm is knownto preferable-during the insect season .. leaves, but sometimes they are almost

all cabbage growers, and needs no with a few spoonfuls of sweetened Tobacco is growing nicely and the equal. Plaff has conducted experi

description. This enemy is hard to water, or molasses and vinegar i in Cuban Tobacco Company will have ments upon this point at Erlangen,
battle,with. If the field is small these them to be renewed second
every evening -
ready to cut m about.. two Germany, and found that an oak tree
worms can be scratched from around. and hundreds of moths that weeks.-Ft. Meade Tunes. with about 700,000 leaves from May



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..... We have a limited supply of fine budded orange trees 1 year old on sourand
trifoliate stock, 3 years old (budded low). All our nursery stock having
been banked last"winter. Trees are now,in thrifty condition. is THE TIME TO ARRANGE FOR STOEKl! ". '.3

o&owing Yarie&ea:guaranteed.:trnft to name:, !
HAJOBOA, BUBY BLOOD, ST. MICHAEL, I IKED. IhYestigation into the Requirements of Florida Orchards.
SWEET.I SANFORD MED, PARSON BROW I 'I Y ears 1 1{ Experimenting in the Growth of Florida Fruits. .3
TANGERINE HOMOSASSSA -- SATSUMA, EXperience In the Production of Trees for.Florida 0 Planting.Saisuma -.
A felt Inmdred-fine' trees of the'tree Pineapple Orange. Sire of buds 3 to 4 feet. Price,50 and 75 on Trifoliata
cent each. Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock.j

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---Can furnish Bodwood of all the above named varieties for faH budding. Prices will be reduced: Over 300 Varieties of Fruits and Ornamentals :
-In all
October on some n.rlettes. For particular: *
., addressHASTINUS & WYLIE,
,. #. Interlachen, Fla.0 Peaches, Pears, Plums, Citrus Fruits, Kaki, Nuts,

.:. -' 0 .. Grapes, Roses, Etc., Etc. '

/ THE LAKE GEORGE NURSERIES pr.NO:AtJENTS. Catalogue. free. Estimates Furnished.' Correspondence BoU Iied.,

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arc ollerhig.Sat t of Buddedl4oes tor sale for season of'95 and 96,including limited supply of GLEN ST. MARY NURSERIES.

o '. ST. MARY, FLA.
'. Also Crape Fruit Tardifis Magnum Bonnm, Mediterranean Sweet, Bessie. Tangerine and j
common Orange,Sanfbrd's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca I stocks. Write for prices to'

--"., : .. Georgetown, Fla, ,
'" -c: All the choicest varieties of citrus fruit on sour or wild lemon

"if.\t.::*' bRAWrE., >D PECANS** roots,;grown on high, loose, scrub hickory and spruce ridge land.

From the choicest trees In.Florida Money making Early Peaches. A full line of Pears and Also strawberry plants of newest varieties, and a full line of tropical
*,_"' Flqms.' Dejicions Celestial Figs. Mulberries that bear four months. and semi-trgpical fruit and ornamental trees and, flowering plants. .;

SATSUMA AND OTHER ORANGES ON TRIFOLIATA. Catalogue on application. ___

Trifollata stocks one,two and three years old. All stock clean and healthy. Send for Interesting -
catalogue. JOHN B. BEACH Indian River Nurseries

J. H. GIRARDEAU. Prop., Monticello, Fla. (Established 1886.) ,


r. .- :-GENuINE E BERMUDA ONIONS. ,'". r .' -,

' +, o Our.stock of this popular variety will be ready for delivery by October ist. Beware of spurious r
/ Italian and California stock sold by northern houses at$s to (r.5o per pound.
f. are strictly in line this season with the finest stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees,Roses

:. .f .OUR\ SEED' ARE G E N'U I N.E. Shrubs etc.,we have, ever grown.. All the mosey ma1dngft.tietfesln
Both Varieties,White and Red,Packet 5 cents; 0:.15 cents; i oz; 35 cents; %lb.85 cents; ORANGES, PEACHES, PEARS, PLUMS, BUDDED ROSES,

... .. x Ib. $3.00 post paid. Camellia,etc. Jigs in large Supply" '..
Stock of Highest grade., Prices Right. Will dormant-bud Orange and Pining at very towgnres.

k." H' .>G. CASTINGS. &" .CO., SEEDSMEN; $ D. PIERSOM, ,

I ''Montlcello,Fla.
.. Catalogue free on application. } .
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Prellaent. Vice' President.
't. hI ere Assistant
CAPITAL $100,000. ,Fruits- and. Produce t and

BsaelTS: Md leD,in ear load Iota aDd myifypl&tlUe Most
< .,*U Froducu of the Orchard.' Oarteal
THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK Dairy.. ,Hannery and' arm. Complete
lead lot IV liters boot,''Sngze tlomi to Shipper**Uvkat
Beporti,8p cUl RtftrtiteM,B&e1ic11J.1t.O.e all fine. '
t ;.. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA; Inquiries and Correspondence Invited. EStablishmtnt. ,
.Jt.spestf ally'solicits your Deposits,Colleetlons end Gancfal .

'.- Banking Business.
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3Jepositoi' offered every facility:hich their balo I &crlptJreCATALOOUB,

4 anoesi" business"and responsibility warrant. It newly contains issued and everything revised: Geo. S. Hacker & Son, ,
needed by the HorUcnltnrist -
AFt. DEPOSIT BOXES TO RENT FROM $5.00 and plant-lover.. Manufacturers
PLANTS and for
PER YEAR, UP. Orchard, Window., Lawn CHARLESTON S. G.
'. or Greenhouse. Largest
1 cone tlon to xelednrom '
Purchsw our makes which we guarantee
\ 'i XREOrOae. .i. ... .in the South. gopertorto any sold South,anti thereby save
John 'i4sr1. :., Church Anderson, Chas. Marvin, .money. .
'H.T.. 5Y1._ ;. "-.*' .'"W.Drt M.H.Davidson Robinson. Judge R.. B.. Archibald, .EEASOIE8.. .. BBOTHEBS. ONECO.,FLA.. tar 111001 AID FAiCY CUSS A SPECIALTY-!
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A. N. Duncan has several trees of Imperial Japanese Morning Glory; :
Japan, ,chestnuts on,.-his grounds af I For Our Rural Home. Talking
Dunedin, Hillsborcmgh county, that. Have you) seen. in Florida the new
are loaded'with nuts. :: strain of convolvulus, called the imp' Bicycles
Capt. B. N. Mathes of Sydney was rial Japanese morning glory?
in the city yesterday He stated I should like to be the first to call .
truckers are preparing to put in-a larger your attention to these flowers, lovely I ,
acreage ot strawberries this season beyond expression of poor words of "_4..t. i
than they did last. But they are ex mme. SEE THAT OURVE.
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periencing difficulty in securing plants.
Mr. J. L. Normand, of the Hillside .: "' '
The continued rains have : _: < .
heavy pre- Nursery and Experiment Grounds of I 'fr;, : -
vented their growing, and it is thought this place, is the pioneer introducer of ">; '-. :-: r .
will be :
before the
plants not plentiful '
these bewitching flowers from far bjf -
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loth of October. Tribune. .
-Tampa '
Japan. A visit.to his grounds is more
From an authentic source the Tri than repaid by'the feast of color un
bune Is informed that a majority of folded to the eyes. There is a row of IT'S QUALITY THAT AIDS THEM .TO. ; .
the ,cigar factories in this city have vines over 300 feet long and ten feet t i
about consumed their entire amountof wide, where riot in exquisite loveli- TALK FOR THEMSELVES .
clear Havana tobacco, and owingto ness every color of the rainbow, and 4 ,
Gen.Weyler's audacious edict these every tint and shade known to the art 4;IT'S, THE SCIENCE SHOWN THAT
factories'wm be ,compelled to tempo, ist's palette. Yellow. is the only color
rarily close their establishments, thus not seen in these flowers. "' .
I 3 31bsiCci.tings49v
throwing out of employment hundredsof -
We all know the'morning glory as .' ; 1
Worthy operatives, who depend on God created it in its wild, untamed _
their daily earnings for the support of beauty-the blue, the pink, the white,
themselves and those dependent upon crimson and'soft lavender-as it clam-
them.-Tampa Tribune. .
bers the and
over corn cotton plants,
Mr. Edmund M. Ivens, of Chattanooga fences and stumps, each dainty blossom
Tenn., is now building for the forming an enchanted cup to catch 19 : ; lbs;
:Meadows Land & Improvement Co., the pearly dew; it is ever delicately ,
of Meadows, Fla.,probably the larg- beautiful. i -'.
est draining pump ever built in the The imperial Japanese strain is very .' : :. '. .
South. It is intended lift .
to water large, sometimes the corolla measuringsix J -
twelve feet high, and its capacity will inches, quite as large as,the moon .. .,- ,.'. .
be 50,000 gallons per minute. The flower. The blooms are as numerousas ":"36S- days ahead. of them.- .ala. '." _, 0.
engine and.boilers of 250 horse powerare the leaves, in places concealing the .
now being erected. A sand or foliage entirely. The flowers are some : Art Catalogue i cents In Stamps s .
muck pump will also be furnished the times of an uniform.color, others are
same company from a new design and variegated, striped or spotted; others .. .
pattern now being made.IndianRiver have the corolla of one deep color or KEATING WHEEL CO.,HOLYOKE, MA'SS.
Advocate.Mr. faint tint, the throat of ,another; in
Jasper Summerlin, president of many instances they have a border or
the Cattlemen's organization of ,this edge of white. Some are fluted, manyso .
county, has been compiling the figures folded or convoluted as to appear Pretty Underskirts. comes for 50 cents per bunch, sixteen
as ''to the extent of the cattle double; some are of a soft,velvety texture For Our Rural Home. skeins to a bunch. The work was in

business, and informs us that duringthe others are like filmy crepe. As cold weather approaches, we are ordinary, over and over stitch or in
twelve months just ending that It would seem to the excited fancy reminded to make a supply of these I the old-fashioned; term inlaid stitch.
there/have been 4,000 head of beef that some weird magician at early dawn comfortable garments.All Twelve-and-a-half cent flannelette
cattle sold in Polk County.% This tan had waved an enchanted wand over the the new patterns are with yokes, makes excellent winter underskirts for
average of $10.00 per head foots awakening birds, chanting in mystic quite narrow ones. The front is quite every day wear and it comes in.many
up the splendid sum of $40,000 per tones. scant, but the hips and back are gathered pretty stripes and checks. Some of
year from this one item. The agri "Black spirits and white, red spirits I quite full. the newest pieces show Dresden designs -
cultural reports last published for the and gray- I The best skirt should be of fine of pink, blue, red and brown
county,place the total number of stock Mingle, mingle, mingle; all you that white or very light colored flannel; figures.A .
cattle in the county at 28,000 and a mingle may." one very handsome one for a blondewas double cat-stiching or feather-
value of $i68occ. The next supplyof Some of the darkest purple almost made. of light blue French flannel stiching of Asiatic twisted embroideryto
cattle for the Tampa market will shade into black. Who has yet seena the bottom scalloped with white Asiat match the colored figure is a neat
be taken on Saturday by Mr. S. H real brown flower? Not I, save the ic whip-cord twist, and in each deep decoration for top of
Page, who will l deliver some fifty to calicanthus. But here we have lovely scallop a full blown white daisy and ... hem.ELIZABETH.. .
sixty head.-Bartow Courier. shaded brown morning glories. Hereare .4..

The commission appointed by the silver,pearl and crystal vases; here bud.Asiatic,filo floss was used for flowers To keep the varnished wood of furniture .
Secretary the Navy to test a teredo are sea shell pink and maroon), purpleand and tiny French knots of yellow looking fr hand bright !it
paint invented by Thomas J. Childer steel-gray,violet shades and helio gave the center effects. The buds should be rubbed thoroughly with oil
son, a.painter at the Pensacola navy trope. The foliage is not all green as were mostly green, only a trifle of from time to time. Only a little oil
yard, concluded its labors last Tues in the native convolvulus; it is green white showing. A briar-stitching: of should be used, and that carefully
day. On :March 16 four pieces of: and bronze,gold silver splotched; there the whip-cord was placed upon the rubbed in with a flannel until it seemsto
heart pine wood were sunk at the navy are leaves dappled with white, othersare bottom of yoke to keep the gathers have all gone; otherwise it will
. yard. One piece was unpainted and shaded green. To see this gorgeous catch the dust, and the wood will look
the others had one, two and three display of brilliant blooms is well flat.Another handsome underskirt is of worse than if it had ''been l left alone.If .
coats of the teredo proof paint respec- worth an early morning :walk to the fawn-colored all-wool flannel. A four a family can digest and afford
tively., Tuesday the. three membersof Hillside Nursery and Experiment inch hem is placed about the bottom, fresh fruit, there seems' little necessity
the commission. assembled and had Grounds of Mr. Normand-once.*seen. across this is worked a running design for providing a made dessert during r
the:four pieces of wood raised. The never to be forgotten. \; of wild roses and leaves worked in the fruit season. What mixture of
piece that was not painted was literal EVA SEWALL. GAINES. their natural pinks and greens in Caspian crusts and fruits, or what puddings can
ly honeycombed by the teredo and Marksville, La. floss: be more tempting than a dish of grapes, .
fell to pieces. The other three pieces An all-white underskirt that was cold and clean, and,garnished, if one
were not touchcd by the insects; and o When flavoring...has been forgottenin very rich and handsome was deeply has the means, with a few vines and
were perfectly dry on the interior. a pudding or cake the fault may be scalloped and decorated with a wide flowers or ferns? Peaches, apples, '
The commission considers the inven- remedied by rubbing the desired extract border of maiden-hair fern, conventionalized pears and melons are all abumknf
tion a perfect success... -Tampa Tribund over the outside of the cake as The work was done with and inexpensive just now, ;and J 'make
4 'soon as it is taken from the oven. B. & A. common flannel silt which j the most deUdous'of desserts.



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shattered nerves. They are for sale by I
Escaped From Chili. all druggists, or may be ha4 by mail from ainKillerPERRY .
Dr.Williams' Medicine Company Schen-I Aj 6f :

ectady, N. Y., for fifty cents per box, or''
THE DANGEROUS ADVENTURE six boxes for $2.50. ( DAVIS'

OF DPTEOTIVE,}!; W. M. LUGG. .. A Sure and.. Safe Remedy la )

The Kind of Man a Woman Likes.A every cuss and every kind ; -

Compelled to Cross the Mountainson of Bowel Complaint t*
woman likes a man who has cour-
Muleback Taken Sick
age-not only physical courage, but
During the Journey. the courage of his moral convictions.That aillKillerThll >

(From the Examiner, San Francisco, Cal). is, the right sort of woman

Four years ago, at the time of the trou- does. There may be women, in fact Is a truo statement and
ble between the United States and Chili Shortest Quickest Host AttracijcROUTE.
we all know there are, measure it can't bo made too strong ,
result of the of the sailors of
as a killing
of what?
their own ( ) by
the U. B. S. Baltimore, in the streets of a power power or too emphatic. .
Chilian city,many Americans were obliged the depths of imbecility to which they
to leave the country forsafety. Among find it possible to reduce a man. The It is a simple, fife and quick FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH

w them was W. M. Lugg, the private detective fact is, they but measure the man's cure for THE

and collector, whose office is.in weakness and their own folly.
the Crocker Building, San Francisco, Vanity is their measuring rod. Cramps dough, Bhenmatianj, Florida Central and Peninsular- -

Cal Show me the woman who glories in Colic, Colas, Heuralgia,, NEW THROUGH ROUTES.
When Mr. left Chili he went
Lung across Toothache.
Diarrhoea Group
the mountains into Argentine, travellingon the fact that a man neglects the most ,, New York to Jacksonville by
duties of his life becauseshe New Florida Pennsylvania II. B. to Wash-
muleback. important Two sizes, 25?. and fiOc. and ington. Southern Hallway to
Mr. Lugg says that the trip is a delightful commands him to be at her side, Northern 1 Columbia, Florida Central ft .

one in point of beautiful scenery and and you will have shown me a woman Keep It by you. Beware of Air Line. Peninsular points in Florida.to all principal

perfect weather"but many people disliketo who hasn't the true ring to hera Imitations. Buy only the Cincinnati to Harriman June-
undertake it on account of the un- Cincinnati, tion by Queen & Crescent,
Genuine! Davis'.
mistrust who
to a woman
healthful stagnant water which they are woman ; Harriman Junction to Ashe-
compelled to drink along the way. Many would be coldly selfish in all life's Bold Jfrtrytefor*. Ashevllle & mile and Columbia by Sou them

persons have been stricken down with crises; a woman who would fail you in Jacksonville Central Railway&Pensnsular, and -Florida Columbia -
disease from having drank it, and in a time of trouble; a woman who isn't : ooooooo J to Jacksonville.
numbejr of cases the attacks have proven Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
worth hour of man's life
fatal. The native Chilians drink the one any or Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga -
and ,Southern R', to Ever-
water without injury to their systems, }
Florida ette,Florida Central&Penin-
but it has A bad effect upon those who Show me the man who neglects the Good Maxims.A Limited. sular to all Important Florida

are not used'to it. most important duties of his life for well known banker says he owes points.
"I fell a victim to the injurious qualities the sake of woman's whim and the Kansas City Kansas City, Port Scott &
a you his success to observing good ad- Memphis R.R.to Kansas
of the water said Mr. It and
affected my kidneys, to' an alarming Lugg. de- will have shown me at one and the vice of an old friend, who told him to Jackgo'villeThro' 1 to to Birmingham Everette, Fla.Southern Central R'y&

gree. When I got over into; Argentine I same time a man with a lot of weak keep good company or none. Neverbe Line Peninsular to all Fla points.

thought the trouble would gradually spots in him and the woman I have idle. Cultivate your mind. Make St. Louis to Jacksonville by
Cairo Short Line to Du
leave me, but instead of that it grew more pictured. few promises. Live up to your en Holly Sp'gi Illinois Central to Holly P'gs,
aggravated and I suffered terribly from Route. }Kansas City, Memphis & Birmingham
What a fool Samson was. I am-always -. gagements. Keep your own secrets.
to ,Sou.
in the region of kidneys. I Birmingham
pains-was en route to Chicago and my I determinedto rather glad to read that they When you -speak to a person, look B'y to Everette and F. C.&P.

reach my destination before the complaint gouged his eyes out and threw him him in the face. If any ode speaks ill Sioux sonville.City 111.&Chicago Cent.-to to Holly Jack-

should grow so serious-as to-con into prison.It of you, let your life be so that no one Holly Route.Sp'gs}Sp gs K. C. M. &B. to Biz

fine me to my bed. Upon reaching Chi served him right(telling a thing i will believe him. Live within your iiamheoF C.R'y&P.Louls'ffle to. Ever-

cago I at once consulted a physician affected,who he knew he oughtn't to tell to a wo I income. Small and steady gains bringthe &*Nash11l6 to Rive
had been
told kidneys by
me my New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
kind of riches that do take
S drinking polluted water, He treated me man. not To }route with through aleepenJaeklo'vlUe
for some time for that complaint, but I Still, Delilah did nag him awfully, wings and fly away. Earn money before between New. Orleans and

grew steadily worse and new ailmentswere "so that his soul was vexed unto you spend it. Never run into Jacksonville.The
F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track in
added to my already serious condi- death," and the.man has never lived debt unless you see a sure way out of Florida running through the .
tion. I began to have neuralgic pains in : Tobacco Region*,
Samson's time since-that
or it. Never borrow if
can possibly
: you
my head, my spine was affected with Stock Farming Hairy Section,
shooting}pains and I had no control over could stand nagging. avoid it. Do not marry until you are Peach and and Strawberry Land,
Orange,Banana Pineapple Country,
the urinary organs. It was next to impossible They either give in ot get brutal. able to support.a wife. Never speak Phosphate Belt. 'I

for me to get any sleep. I lay Personally I should have had much evil of any one. Be just before you Hat th Other*Sitter Fine Spring Scenery.The and.

awake many .a night suffering the most more respect for Samson if he had are generous. Save when you are Great Hunting Country.Bfachet .
intense pains, and the physician unableto the Noted Fishing Ground.
.. beaten Delilah soundly or had come and when
relieve them.. young enjoy your savings Has the best lands for tillage,greatest Taxi ':
But relief came at last. One day one the Belasco-Leslie Carter act, and you are old.Keystone.Education ety of soils in the State,and above all a
of my friends came to my room and taken her by the hair and lammed her Runs over the Central Rldgeland -
handed me a box Williams1 Pink Pills. up and down the valley of Sorey a few Where it Is High and Healthy. >
Prosperous towns fill its route nd it offers
Of course I laughed at him for daring to miles or so. ofBODY. the best freight facilities for any produce to
think that any patent medicine could aid the Northern markets. =
me when my physician had failed. I took No, there isn't a woman alive who Send also for the best map of Florida (sent
the pills, however, to oblige my friend doesn't like to be made love to by a, free) and note the towns on its route.A.O.1UoDONBLLG.P.A.

more than for any faith I Had in them, man, but any woman with the right MIND I Jacksonville FuuThe \
and I was treated to the most joyous sur- sort of stuff in her would feel humiliated MORALS. -

prise of my life when, I realized that I at an exhibition of genuine weak Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R.
was being relieved of my pains. First FREE TUITION;
of the' who loved her
ceased on part Offers to
the peculiar pains along my spine ShippersThe
and then my neuralgic trouble began to and whom she loved. I The Shortest and Quickest Route
grow less and finally left me entirely. It. The woman with the right sort of' R

took a good while to improve the condi-: stuff in her wants to walk by the side Florida BETWEEN '
tion of my kidneys but after I had takena FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
of the man who loves her-she wantsto
uumber of boxes of the pills I knew THE EAST AND WEST.
that they had done their, work success- be his helpmeet-his friend. Agricultural With Improved Ventilated Cars,this company -
The sort of would Is better equipped than ever ever toEiandle
fully, for then I had regained control of ,right woman the Orange and Vegetable Cropland
the urinary organs and the action of my rather be the slave of a strong man College insure close connections and prompt despatchto

kidneys was strong and steady. .than master of a weak one. all Eastern and Western Markets.
"when I thought I was out of all dan- And the with the of Is supported by grants'from the National Through oars to destination with
man right sort Government. All tuition free to all students
I quit taking the pills. The relief out change or delay.
ger had afforded however stuff in him will refuse to be made a from Florida. Open to males and females. Perishable by wire and
they was permanent, Women board with families town. Men shippers advised time passing various junction
,and I have never since felt a recur- fool of. board at College Hess Hall for $10.00 per and arrival at destination.
rence of the complaints. I hardly know He may love a foolish woman, but month. A most healthy location. College claims for overcharges and loss promptly -
attends all students free of charge.
how to praise Williams' Pink Pills as he will show his love by> being strong. MilItary discipline under a graduate of West adjusted.
they should be praised. They: certainlyare Point. Four courses of instruction.-Agricultural See that your goods are markedvia
a wonderful preparation. I have recommended Margaret Kent in Century. Mechanical, Latin Scientific and F. C. & P. B. R.
> < Women's. Superior equipment in Labora For Information call on or address the undersigned -
' them to a number of jay tories. Gives degrees of B.8.and A.B. Business : ,
friends who were suffering from kidney The orange groves along the river Course giving free instruction In Penmanship C. E. TAYLOR Trav.A'gt.Oca!*,Fla. ..-
complaints, and they have all been bene- front have made a large growth the !.,BOOK Keeping,Business Law,ShortHand W. B. TUCKER Gen A'g%Orlando,Fla. '
Type Writing and Telegraphy. Fall O.){.HOLDEN,Trav. AYgt.Leesburg.Fit
fited by their use. past season and will produce several Term opens Mondays Oct.5th.1S96. For cata- W.R.FULLER,Trav.A'<<'t,Tampa, J'la.Or .
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain all logues giving information: address N.S. PENmOTON Traffic Manager
hundred boxes of fruit for market.-
the elements necessary to give new life 0. CLUTE, President, Jacksonville,Fla.
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:Farm aad Garden Notes. Seed for a crop 'for Northern ship- -I
Malaria and leifmatisni
H. G. HASTINGS.IB ment should be sown from October .

the"micbt-of the,political battles i5th to December isth, sowings to be :: ; Potashis

do not forget your fall gardening. made to insure a successive crop. The From the Journal,Wilmington,Ohio.

There is ,(considerable satisfaction in lead varieties are the only ones to be On one of the fertile farms of the rich

having a good family garden after the planted, such as the Drumhead White Ohio Valley, seven miles from Wilmington a necessary and_ important

country has gone contrary the political Cabbage,Florida Header and Big Bos- Ohio, the and county'but a short seat of distance Clinton from County the, i ingredient of. complete fer

beliefs,'of:many of our readnrs, as ton. Seed should be sown in beds at small town of Melvin, their post office, tilizers. Crops of all.-. kinds. !
it is bound to go in November the rate of one and a half pounds for in a cozy little country home, !reside
# each acre of plants to insure plenty of John Arraamith and his wife, Minnie. require a properly balanced .
plants. The soil in the seed bed shouldbe A few days since a representative of
September has generally been a very rich and moist to force rapid growth the; Journal drove out to Melvin to see
unfavorable month,for getting started them. In the course of the conversationMrs. manure.The
in fact the
quality and appearance of A. detailed the
facts of her
than usual and in instances cure:
-more so many BestFertilizers
your lettuce crop will depend largely "Last July said she, "from undue
you have to plant over on. the rapidity of growth, during its exposure in my work about the farm, I
again. You will have to be guided in entire growth. In transplanting use contracted malarial rheumatism.and suffered -

your'plantings by the latitude you are only the best and strongest plants from from the illness greatly. I could
in, and its l liability to frost. not throw it off, and although constantly
your seed bed. Plants are usually
attended by local physicians, continued(
ready for transplanting in twenty to to grow worse. tIn September I caught a \

,Let us remind you that you can nowget twenty-five days from sowing seed. severe cold, which greatly increased my contain a high percentageof
other troubles, and taking to my bed .
the_ I8.96'croP of the genuine Ber.muda # # *
Potash. .
there I lay for months.. The rheumatism
'onIon. Most of our readers A lettuce crop needs plenty of vegetable grew more aggravated,' and for eight All about Potash-the results of its use-
know by sad experience, the differ; : matter in the soil, which shouldbe long weeks prior to last Christmas, I was by actual experiment on the best farms In'
ence between the genuine and spun free from trash, as in onion cultiva. perfectly helpless, my limbs below the the United States-is told in a little book
hips being as if and which and will gladly mail free
ous Italian or California-grown offered paralyzed having no we publish
tion. Lettuce is a shallow feeder,and use of them whatever. I could not help to any farmer in America who will write
you by. Northern seedmen. generally.The there: is no necessity for'deep culture. myself in any way, and was notable even for it.. "
onion seed for market KALI WORKS,
a .crop I Fertilizer is-decidedly a good thing for to turn over in bed unless my husbandor Nassau St.,New York.
should get into the ground at as earlya lettuce. Do not try to make a crop some one else came and turned me. 93
date as possible after the new seedcomes with Medicines which the physicians left did
less than ton and
a acre one -
per no good, and nothing I could take afforded LOt
in. We suppose that all who I
and a half tons is better, i if yoir have
relief I was and 1
any discouraged
intend to plant onions for a market
the money to buy it with. feared. that never again would I be up
crop have already given their soil the # and about the house. It .was anything

necessary preparation. If you have For such varieties but. a bright prospect, for I was but
have named
not begin right now and clear your as we twenty years,old, had been married only i d&.1
: make the rows two feet apart and puta two and life before I
ground of all trash, grass and straw. years. my was me
It is almost useless to plant onion seed put a plant every ten inches in .the and to go through it a helpless cripple, a A Campaign of Education
row. When you transplant do not for burden to my friends was a fearful fate to Ii
in trashy ground, for the seed .germination think of. For ton years we have carried it on, and _
the soil around ..
get to press firmly the with wonderful success.
must necessarily be poor if our "I had read fn the Wilmington Journal first scoffed at our claim, I"
sandy, soil is made.. more porous by. roots of the'plant.. Keep your lettuce from time to time, articles telling of the thatelsttctty- s absolutely ncccsjary in a :
free from wire fence. Now they are tumbling over one
trash' patch weeds. Lettuce fer* wonderful cures which had been effectedby another to.praTe they have It. No matter If. ..

1 tilizer. should.. contain eight to. nine per. .Dr., Williams' Pink' Pills and had be- it is bunched in one panel,it's a move lathe
cent available"phosphoric acid, twelve I Iper tome impressed with. the: cases where right "
We wish to again emphasize the necessity cent potash and five to six they had caused persons,.to walk and re- PAGE' .WOVEN- WIRE FENCE CO.,,Adrian."Mich.
vi firming the.soil after planting, per dover:who had been as,helpless as.I was.Consulting ". -
cent nitrogen.
not only in onions.but every vegetableseed my husband, determined
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give a So drove into
that is planted in the open ground. Wilmington, and,going to the drug store IQr
Failure to firm the. soil is responsiblefor There was. asked the writer, some 6f George W. Brown,bought three boxes ands 9a'Oranges

more "poor stands". than all other years ago, a question which has nothing fUle.pills.: .I, began taking them immediately -
causes combined. FIRM SOIL AF- to do with the growing of Southern on his return, That was about 1

TER PLANTING should be paintedin fruit and vegetable crops,yet it hasa the first of the present year. Before the
first box was, I began to realize that
the gone
letters farm in the bearing on of marketing
large on, way '
every I was getting better, and by the time I esort?
country until the importance of it is these crops. The question was, "Whoare finished the second box the pain with

learned by planters generally. I the'actual consumers of'our'products which had been suffering for nearly six [nvestmentsdevelopments
I ?". We could not answer it at the months and the disease which had made

time, but, remembering it, while in' me helpless for eight weeks disappeared
October in Florida is an active some of the, ,- Northern marketswe entirely and I got up. I took the third .
month, and we firmly believe that great box of the pills and have never felt a
made considerable inquiry to find I .
twinge of rheumatism since and I Attractions -
much of the seeding of cabbage, cauliflower am :,
out what class of people did consume doing my daily work and feeling as wellas
beet and turnip which is donein Add,...,
the pineapples strawberries any body.
oranges ,
September could be profitably post spring vegetables etc. Commission To confirm the story Mrs. Arrasmith G. D. ACKERLY,
until the cooler weather of this ,
poned merchants retailers and other close made the following affidavit: CCMCRAL PASSCNCCR: AOCHT,
month. All of these seeds germinate "Sworn to before me and subscribed in
observers of these markets all told the THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE,
Ohio this
at Wilmington
better in a cooler temperature than my presence ,
same story,and it was to the effect that 29th day.of June, 1895. JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA.,
September usually brings to the Gulf the bulk of the shipments were con 0. Q.:HILDEBBAKT.Clerk of Court.

and South Atlantic States, and the re sumed by the working classes-the Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People

sult of September planted cabbage and mechanics who work in the large manufactories are now given to the public as an unfailing -
i cauliflower seed is a small percentageof blood builder and nerve restorer,
of those cities. They are curing all forms of weakness arising froma
and weak '
germination, sickly plants not the consumers of the $i per"quart watering condition of the blood or shat-
that do not mature as early as those
strawberries nor the$5 box tered nerves.
from October sowing. In the lasts vegetables at similar per prices,but orangesor they The pills are sold by all dealers, or will 1 -it
r years we have seen.but one Sep be sent postpaid on receipt of price 5C m
the when berries truckers and fruit,
are consumers are
get six boxes theyare your groweas
box for
cents 82.50
tember that proved an exception to a or ( "
this rule. down to twenty-five cents per quart, never sold in bulk or by the 100,) by identical. What we learned and saw

t *" and oranges $1.50 to $2.00 per box. addressing Dr. Williams' Medicine Company in these large Northern markets set us

When shipments of our products reacha Schenectady, N.Y, to thinking very hard on this question _

Next to celery there is, probablymore point that brings them down to these of consumers for our products,and we-

interest now manifested in lettuce prices this class of buyers consume been working from one to .three days kept it in mind} ever since. The readercan

in a market crop. Fabulous more than half of the shipments of fruit per week instead of full time,and they draw his own inference from it,

I- prices! were reported' for some crops of and vegetables, and thus keep the have not had the means to purchase This man told the truth. Our interests .

It.last season,and these reports,whether markets clear of the immense amountof these semi.luxuries.Vhy will you and theirs are identical, and notantagonistic

truthful or not, will lead to a large stuff that would otherwise break people of Florida and the Southeastern as many of us have been -

increase in the acreage, too much, we down the market A prominent Phila. States continue to do your best to led to believe In the past-Southern

fear, for the market to stand, hence, delphia dealer, with whom we are well overthrow the conditions that keep Ruralist.

-as a matter of precaution, pur'markegardening acquainted,said to me: "These people these men to work on full time and .- -. .. .. J

friends should not put all consume this product when they are enables them to purchase such a large Shipments of pineapple, plants from .

their: eggs-in the lettuce basket this working on full time, as they'did up to proportion of your products? These Honolulu are -being received: at Or--,

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cotton.:crop pf Texas, and it is feared more, too. i' the<< questions agitating the country. If small way many new varieties, but do
there will be a shortage one-third to t they make a mistake they see it and rectify not make the mistake pf planting largely !
one-half an average yield. ,So general is What will restore confidence? Mr. it. The interests of the whole country of an introduction of either. F 4
the shortage in the South that a good Bryaa says free trade and free silver. are one. There should no longer be Without the three elements of plant
round price may be anticipated if not Mr. McKinley: says sound money and a any North or South, or East or West food in an available state,viz.: Nitrogen,
rushed into market tob soon. protective tariff Mr. Bryan says set the There should be no legislation for Eastern phosphoric acid and pbtash in the soil, a

o mints to work coining gold and silver, goldbugs or Western silver mine own. crop need not be expected. A superabundance
Mr. McKinley says set the mills to work. ers, for farmers as a class or manufacturers of any one or two will not avail
"How shall we make the farmer prosperous Mr. Bryan says give the farmers cheap as a class irresDective. of the interestsof for the lack of the other. Experimentwith
?" asks the Texas Farm and Ranch. money and that will make high-priced the whole people. the several fertilizers in small
We answer Restore confidence, set the wheat, corn and cotton. Mr.McKinleysays sus .patches'and see what your soil lacks,
silent wheels to moving, start the idle give men employment and they will
A new cow has been introduced
We readers to both sidesin pea by
manufactories,give to labor earn good money and pay good prices for urge our study
employment farm the abundant literature that will be Mr. J. A. Blow,of Nebo,Texas,which he ;
and employed 'mechanics and laborers products. calls the J.A. Blow 1 Dove from the .
will ,* furnished. We ask them to study his- pea,
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not consume'm 1694 and 1895,besides the learned by this time that,it is not wise to history of other countries and the condition crop
of the farmer and laborer.under the Place no reliance on statements that
the corn and potatoes,and beef.and pork, array class against class. Like the human
and apples and peaches, and and body, if one member suffers all the respective systems of finance, and decide chickens bring from fifty cent to a dollara
oranges which they have been compelledto pears .members suffer. No manufactory can which gives the greater promise of pros- pound in the Chicago orny other mar
go without. Restore confidence and the !shut down without the farmer suffers just perity to the country, for as the country ket, or that duck and geese feathers are
cotton and woolen mills,the iron furnaces the amount the laborers thrown out of prospers you will prosper. worth fifty to seventy-five cents. Divide
and machine' shops will l start; the idle employ cease to consume. The manufacturer # by two, and sometimes by four, and you
stock cannot succeed unless the farmer is will meeta nearer realization of your ex
rolling on our railways will be in Florida fanners and orange growers
Demand,railway extensions and .repairs prosperous and can purchase the machinery have developed.enough energy tbis-year pectations.The
long delayed, will be .made: new houses tools or clothing manufactured. The to render themselves independent or the cotton crop.proepects hare dropped
will be built, old ones will be repaired body politic is one and if a part prospersall Northern hay and corn fields. Another several points,and should the November
and repainted, and labor will be in demand prosper to a greater. or less extent .year ought to develop enough business election restore confidence in the country
at good wages,and half starved laborers aWe ability among them to make them independent the prices will be likely to range hrght: '
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: .Florida Farmer ,and Fruit Grower South Carolina, 566, Georgia, -329, 600 pounds per acre), but the quality duels of those universities, in which
: Louisiana Texas that of Cuba the scions of
', ,, 4' 427, 415. more nearly approaches young aristocracy covet
,, ''; '":, ', A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main Florida's tobacco averaged in value than .of any grown in this country. slashes across the face as badges of
:: Street, Jacksonville.Fla. '225 cents per pound (based on actual This is undoubtedly due partly to the honor, and sometimes even pick the
Y sales), Kentucky's 6 cents, Connec climate, as it was grown in Florida, cicatrices open that they may make the

TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. ticut's 13 cents, North Carolina's 14 where the climate closely approaches scars more conspicuous for life.
., '''''Ioi... 'Por One Year .... ......u..a..er.oo cents, Virginia's 8.8 cents. This that of the West Indies. Of the seed. These things are detestable and we '
/'. .I For Six Month anu............u.............. ..... 1.00 makes Florida's product worth $77.87per leaf varieties the next highest grade merely mention them because we do
.:,' la Foreign Countries ......................3-00 shown that in Connecticut.This like American
acre,,Kentucky's $48.48, Connec- was grown not to see students
'Subscriptions in all cases cash in ticut's $182.26, North Carolina's Was upon a light sandy loam wronged by unjust comparison. The
;-- advance. No discount allowed on one'sown $52.50, Virginia's. $38.63.In heavily manured with commercial fertilizing -' recent outbreak of boorishness at Yaleis
subscription(except in a club),but to
,'. all agents a liberal cash commission will 1889 Florida had only 632 to- materials. The amount produced not to be compared with these in
be allowed on all subscriptions obtained bacco planters, South Carolina 585, in this-case the yield was 1,800 ,brutality.
by. them. Write for terms. Louisiana 120, Texas 1,861, Georgia pounds." .

To every new subscriber we will send, 2,299, Alabama 3,556, Connecticut .* 'Trucking' as a Life Business.
postpaid, a copy"of Whitner's "Garden- 2,8I5.Virginia, 24,034, North Carolina Doctoring the Land from Phials. Too large a proportion of Florida
in Florida. For two subscribers
ing new
at $2.00 each, we will send, 27,250, Kentucky, 61,641. Professor Nobbe, of Saxony, the dis- truckers are bachelors, who live in
postpaid, a copy. of Moore's "Orange The average production per acre of tinguished plant physiologist, claims comparative squalor, handling, perhaps -
Culture." the entire country was 705 pounds, that he has produced on a commercialscale ,hundreds of dollars in rude board

s- Rates of advertising on application. ranging among the seed-leaf States, pure cultures of the different baceria buts where, if a silver coin fell througha

Remittances should be made by check, producing 5,000,000 pounds or up- which are efficient in fixing the crack in the floor or rolled away intoa
postal note money order or registered ward, from 854 pounds per acre in free nitrogen of the air in a form available rat-hole, it would be almost beyond
letter to order of Ohio to 1,402 pounds per acre in Con for plant food, and has them for recovery. They stay there after a
:. FARMEB AND FRUIT GROWER necticut, and in the more important of sale in small glass bottles. We haveno fashion during the winter or busy sea-
'.---g- Jacksonville, Fla. the States in which the manufacturingand means of estimating the value of son, until the crop is harvested and

export varieties predominate, from the alleged discovery, but it has been shipped, then they often go North or
CONTENTS. 373 pounds per acre in North Carolina considered of sufficient importance to Into the mountains for the summer.

to 830 pounds per acre in Mis- be made the,subject of more than one Thus their farms are not permanently
.. GROVE AND ORCHARD-Melanose, Dormant souri. The total value.of the crop to paper read before the Royal Agricultural improved. The American Agriculturist
-"_ Budding, Banking; The Magnolia Pear the producers, estimated on a basis of Society of England. It is claimed truly says: "Truck farming in the
(illustrated) Use Minerals with Muck
-heLogan Berry.; ........................; 643 actual sales was $34,844,449, an average that the soil can be inoculated with Gulf States should be conducted on a
Dried Pears for Champagne; Pear Wine of 7.1 cents per pound or '$50.28 these organisms for the modest sum of more systematic and less intermittent

and Perry; Pineapple Culture a Success per acre. $i 25 per acre, or the seed itself may plan than heretofore. Mixed truckingis
at Citra............. .... ....... ..11..1 644 In a late bulletin entitled Types'o f be inoculated before it is sown quite the only safe; method. The trucker

-'. FARMER No. I AND.....Ta.ucxEJl-Market......,. ... ... ...Gardening........... 644 I Tobacco the North and Carolina their Analyses, issued by as'cheaply. Of course, it may be premature who stakes his entire capital on the
The Influence of Growing Plants Upon Soil Experiment Station to place much confidence in this production of only one or two favorite

Moisture .... .........,....!.. .......>... 645 and based largely upon a studyof new method of securing fertility, but it crops is liable to meet with failure
4 ";>How We Killed the Grasshoppers-.......... 646 the census, we find the following has long been considered probable that from frost, from overstocked, marketsor
:.; POULTRY-Poor Quality of American Eggs; quotable paragraphs: some means of utilizing the stores of other unanticipated causes. Early

Warmth and Cold in Egg Hatching. ; Democracy SOIL AND CLIMATE. nitrogen in the air couid be devised, marketing, neatness in packing, cheapness
in Hea Roosts........, ...,.... 647fiUteNews
.-. ,........... ........................ 648 "While certain lands are adaptedto and we may reasonably expect more of transportation rates and absolute
pro RURAL HOME-Woman's Wifely Mission certain types of tobacco, there are wonderful discoveries since so many honesty and reliability of the com-
; (Care of the Hands...... ......... 648 certain characteristic features whichare men of science are engaged in the experiment mission men to whom the perishable
The Kind of Man a Woman Likes; Good stations of the world in
.,. 'Maxims...,. ........................... 649BornHUAl essential in developing the best studying products are consigned must each and
.-Florida Tobacco in the National, qualities of any variety. Climate, un the_laws of plant life.-Garden and all be considered. The persistent busi
Census; Doctoring the Land from Phials; doubtedly, has much to do in produc Forest. ness trucker is the only one who is
.' Am.erlcanand European Students;Trucking ing the fine aromatic flavor upon likely to succeed. The intermittent
as a Life Business;A Prophecy of the which the value largely depends but American and European Students.In trucker should grow more cotton corn
Everglades.....................,......... '650 rice ,
Markets Rice with present knowledge, we are unable his recent address at the opening or cane.
.... ; Flour; Notes Regarding-
partment Publications .................. 651 to trace the relation existing be, of Stetson University, President .
LIVE 5Toc -Passing,of the Horse; Acclimation tween the various climatic influences, Forbes' remarks principally related] to A Propheoy of the Everglades.I .
Fever in Cattle; An Ingenious and the formation pf desirable qualities a comparison of the schools of Europe have now made statementofwhat
'!. .. attlc Fly Trap..............,.....,;.... 652 in the plant. It has been observed which he visited the a
past year came under observation and
TOBACCO.-Value of Tobacco Stems....... 65' my
-,-,Currency Questions....................... 6 52 however, that the production ol the the schools of this country. The what I have heard from other sources,
;S ..Nuggets Farm Wisdom................. 656 finest flavored tobaccos is usually accompanied honor, integrity and uprightness which and I will now prophecy what is coming
....Mt.. by the agencies of high he discovered were so prominent, When that country is
: .'Weather in Jacksonville.>IIf temperature and moisture. The rely forming the characteristics of the European surveyed it will be found that the Everglades

I Week Ending Oct. S. 11196. tions of soil in this connection have schools, he found lacking in i will be reduced in area, muchof
been better studied. Of first importance American colleges. One of the especial it will be found arable prairie, the
) g' "as for the development of a fine features which, he said, he hopeswould balance worthless but filled with myriads
',. Dora. ; m &!! Range. u H of. w leaf of any variety, is a welldrainedsoil be part of the future history of f of fertile islands, where the trop
._-.+,_ in good physical condition. Thesetwo the B. Stetson
John University was ical fruits, all except oranges, will be
.: Sept 29......" 86 70 i6 78 .U requirements are really of more the admiration of the students for cultivated in
Sept 30.:...... 79 s8 n 68 .o great profusion, as they
Oct.Oct. 2.I....,.. ,......... 67'a 87 81', 60 60 27 74 .0.0 importance than the chemical compositton their honor, their integrity, their uprightness are now on the Ten Thousand Islands.
Oct. 3..... .... R6 63 rj 23 74 74 .0 for a soil destitute of the prop their nobleness and purityof The progressive Yankee will pile the
r, Oct. 4..... .... 80 69 ii 74 00 er elements of plant food can have life. rock useless
Oct._ .... '19 coquina now lying over
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them supplied by a judicious application Dr. Forbes must have forgotten the and under the surface, of the country,
Mean....... ; .
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of proper fertilizing materials,but bloody fighting in "Tom Brown at into massive hotels, and swarms of
Infill.A.J. MirCHKLL Observer. good results cannot be obtained on Rugby," and the meanness of the atmosphere luxury-lovers will annually flee from

-- wet or coarse lands. The soil best which surrounded Oliver the chill winds of theuNorth to the
t suited for a fine smoking tobacco is alight Twist. He must have forgotten the genial climate of the Glades. The

"': Florida Tobacco in the National sand or sandy l loam. As a rule notorious Kneifen of the German uni i railroads, now reaching out for the

Census. the larger the percentage of sand, the versities, which is simply the students' I West Indian trade, will soon wake up
Though several years have elapsed finer and more silky is the texture of slang for beer duels, shameful contests .these solitudes with the shrill whistle
;" since the National census was taken, the leaf." in guzzling, wherein he is victorious : of the locomotive on the way to Cape
,\< it is worth while even yet to condensesome "The, soils upon which were grown who can swallow the greatest Sable. Already the picks and shovels .
a of its statements and comparisons the different-types of tobacco, the analyses number of Schoppens of beer without of King David are tearing away the
'; .' : for the encouragement of tobacco of which which is publishedin going under the table. There is a intervening obstructions. .. '
4 "t > planters in Florida. this bulletin in i code for these beer
present a variety regular duels, To the question so often asked me,
;: : The highest average production per character, treatment and value.Ve covering twenty or thirty printed "Can the waters of Okeechobee be reduced
"acre in pounds was in Connecticut, find here, the soil which produced the pages, prescribing minute rules as to I ?" I will reply by saying, a
1402 pounds ; the (lowest in Alabama, highest priced wrapper, is a light sandy how they shall be umpired, how drunkout .line of levels accurately taken will decide

.< 239: pounds. Florida yielded 395 loam without any fertilizer. Theyield to a finish, how decided, etc. Dr. that question beyond a'}>eradven
k pounds per acre, North Carolina, 375;,..I in this case was small ((500 to Forbes must have, forgotten the savor d- ture. It is a, wonderful undertakingF *

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i PainKiller.CPXULT t "
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a platter containing a small quantity .. 9
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of olive, oil that will become t f' -- "
t'-- ; so they A Sure and Safe Remedy in ererr casa
:"-. : and kind of Bowel
saturated with it. This will protect every Complaint la j .
them against dampness, and if theyare I
: Pain-Killer.
off the sole ."iN
.'.A carefully wiped on they i

I t will not grease carpets and rugs,thoughthis : This Is a true statement and It can't be + t ""-,..;,

<..' treatment is intended especially made too strong or too emphatic,. "-
f for walking shoes. : It is a simple,safe and quick cure for -

: Cramps, Cough, Rheumatism, .;)

i Colic, Colds, Neuralgia -',
Diarrhoea, Croup, Toothache. -
f_, TWO SIZES, 25e.and 50c. Shortest, Quickest, Most Attract 1

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..r QI Seersucker Clothing. NORTH t
Seersucker has long been given a
Florida Central and Peninsular
foremost place as the material for kitcken .

dresses. It washes easily and needs NEW THROUGH ROUTES. ,a aNew

scarcely any ironing. Only the hems York to Jacksonville by
New Florida Pennsylvania B. R. to Wash- -
and need with
edges a "touching up" and Railway to
I the iron, and, trimmed with a little Northern }Columbia, Florida Central &
I I If Air Line. Peninsular to all principal
linen lace around neck-and sleeves, points In Florida.Cincinnati .

I such dresses look fully_ as pretty as '\ to Harriman Jiinn-

rl f Itf, those of calico, which does not wear ClnclnnatlAshevllle tion Harriman by Queen Junction& Crescent to Asbe-,

/ 6 half so long. & I villa and Columbia by Southern
Railway, and Florida
For children's dresses and boys'everyday Jacksonville
waists it is a boon to the # J to Jacksonville. -

ever-busy mother. Children should Cincinnati Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Jacksonville to Chattanooga by-

not always be dressed in 'homely little and Southern Ry to Ever-
An Autumn Walking Gown. Florida}ette,Florida Central & Penin- .
dresses, and these may be made up Limited. sular to Important Florida
quite prettily and save considerable
36, 38, AND 40 INCHES BUST MEASURE. 'Kansas City Fort Scott &
Dark blue camelshair serge is the fabric work in the ironing. Everyday petticoats -I Kansas and City Memphis R II to Kansas City,
for the little girls made of to Birmingham, Southern B'y
light Jackgo'vllleThrp'
of this becoming and youthful gown. to Everette Fla. -Central &
The trim jacket is round in the back, striped seersucker, wear just beautiful Line Peninsular to all Fla. points. _
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and comes exaCtlY to the waist line. ly. And it may be used for simple Louis to Jacksonville by

It can be worn over a full blouse waist, A Charming Afternoon Frock.- waists for the little boys also. As it Holly Sp'gs 1St. Short Central Line to to Holly Du Quoin Sp'ge,,

t or simply with a blouse front. The little work wash and Route. City, Memphis & Birmingham -
model gown is completed with a blouse 1003-:PBIMBOSE WAIST-SIZES FOB 12 AND requires so to to Birmingham,Sou.
waist, or simply with a blouse front. The 14 YEAE3. iron clothes made of this material, the J B'y tt Everette and; F._C.&P.
model with children be clean and Sioux City& Chicago to Jack-
is completed blouseof always
Whipcord, in which the prevailing may sonville. 111. Cent. to Holly
changeable, -and the reverse and tone is olive green,with changing hues neat. Many mothers make night Route.Sp'gs}Sp'gs. K.,Q. A[. & D. to 'Birmingham
cuffs of the of Sou. B', to Ever
jacket emerald
are green dresses for the children of
velvet, finished on the edges with black of terra cotta and blue, is the fabric of cream- ette and the F. C. &P.
this simple but stylish frock. The colored seersucker and trim them with
passementerie. This is commended very Louis'ille&Nash' lle to Rive
as a waist is a simple, slightly full blouse lace. much New Orleans Junction. F. C.' & P. only
conservative gown which can be worn laving a effect. There is, of i some strong Theylook, To }route with through sleepers
becomingly by large as well as slender fitted and prettier than one would think. Jackso'ville between New Orleans and \
course, a lining, the back is Jacksonville.The .
women. The skirt is the "Khiva," whichis When making kitchen dresses it is
without trimming. The vest front is- of
described below.A F. C. & P. has zoo miles of track in
brightly plaided surah, and the folded a good idea to cut the ,sleeves short. Florida running through the
special .illustration and full directions
girdle be of the or of black Tobacco Keaiontj
same One rolls the sleeves
about the pattern will be found on up anyway Stock farming and Dairy Section,
r the envelope( in which it is enclosed.. satin or velvet. The skirt is the Doris, when working around the house, i Peach and Strawberry Land,
which is described below. Orange,Banana and Pineapple Country,
967-KHIVA SKIET-SIZES MEDIUM AND A special illustration and full directions and if they are made short they will Phosphate Belt. ...
LABGE. look much prettier. If cut off at the Hat the Silver Spring and
about the pattern will be found on the Other Fine Scenery.
This is an exceedingly graceful design, envelope in which it is enclosed. elbow, finish with a narrow ruffle. The Great'Hunting Country.

having seven gores and measuring about 893-DOBIS SKIRT-SIZES FOR 12, 14, :AND Such sleeves are very comfortable. Has Beaches the best the lands Noted for Flthlng tillage, greatest Ground variety .

five and a half yarns aroun4 the bottom.It 16YEABS. Another comfortable sleeve is the of soils in the State,and above all .

the fits fullness the figure in the trimly back at is gathered the top, ,and allowing An extremely graceful design, havingsix bishop sleeve. Turn up a two-inch Runs Where over It Is the High Central and!.Healthy.RIdgeland

it to fall in easy folds. This gored breadth, flaring widely at the hem at the bottom, stitching two rows Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers
model is used for tho skirt illustrated.The foot and fitting easily around the waist, about a quarter of an inch apart and the; beSt freight facilities for any produce to
popular finish for the bottom of the except in the back, where the fullness is be; Northern markets.
running a narrow elastic between the Send also for the best map of Florida (sent
skirt is a facing about ten Inches deep, gathered. It may be lined throughout, rows of stitching. These sleeves free) and note the towns on its route.
but should,have no interlining or facing. are .
of haircloth or canvass, and velveteen A.MACDONELL G.P.A _
binding.A Any of the popular silk, woolen,or cot easily slipped up and down and in Jacksonville.'1:&. -

special illustration and full directions ton fabrics may be chosen for this model, that way never become soiled and
and it be worn with style of The Fla. Cent. & R.'R.
about the pattern will be found on may any always have a neat appearance. The ;
the envelope in which it is enclosed. coat, basque, or waist. two-inch hem has the ofa
appearance Offers to Shippers .
A special illustration and full directions
Deafness Cannot be Cured about the pattern will be found on the narrow ruffle when .drawn .over the The Shortest and juiciest( Route ..
eo.. .. envelope in which it is enclosed elastic.-Prairie Farmer.
by local applications as they cannot reach BETWEEN
the diseased portion of the ear. Thereis FLORIDA. AND ALL POINTS.IN

only one way to cure deafness, and I THE EAST AND WEST.With .
that is by constitutional remedies. Deafness PRESERVE THIS-IT IS.WORTH FIFTY CENTS. Improved Ventilated Cars this company -
is caused by.an inflamed condition is better equipped than ever ever tohandle
of the mucous lining of the Eustachian Farmer and Fruit Grower Coupon Pattern Order. Insure close the Orange connections and Vegetable and prompt Crops despatchto and

Tube. When this tube is inflamed you all Eastern and Western Markets.
have a rumbling sound or imperfect bearing Through oars to destination with
Entitling the holder to One DEMOEEST PATTERN sent to this
if Office, '
and when it is entirely closed deaf- delay.
ness, is the result, and unless the inflammation with tix two-cent stamps, to help pay for handling, mailing, etc., priOr to December 1, out Perishable change freight or followed by wire- and

be taken out and this tube 1&96. Be sure and give your name and full address; number of pattern... wanted, and shippers advised time passing various Junction -
can choose one of the sizes that printed with each design. points and arrival at destination. .
restored to its normal condition, hearing .' All claims for overcharges and loss prompt-.
will be destroyed forever; nine cases out ,. adjusted.

often are caused by catarrhs which is NAME. .....................i. .....................:.;. .:...............r... gee that your goods are marked
nothing but an inflamed condition of the via F. C. & P. B. R.
mucous surfaces. Numberotl'I Street or P. Oil? For information call on or address the undersigned

lYe will give One Hundred Dollars for Pattern. J f ............... Cox Number f...... ...... ....."................................ C. B. TAYLOR: ,Trar.- A'gt.Ocala Fla. .

any case of deafness (caused by catarrh]) Size W. B. TUCKER,Gen.A' 't.Orlando, Fla.

that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Desired. t ............ .Town........:....:.-....;...:..;. State." .....:. .... O. M.HOLD EN,TraY. AVt,Leesbnrg. fflaW.B.FULLEILTraT.
.,. AVTampa.: Fla.
.Cure. Send for circulars, free. I ... Or N.S. PSNNINGTON,TraSc Sactger, .
F.J. CHENEY- & CO., Toledo. '. Without this coupon your patterns would cost from twenty cents to fifty cents.apiece. Jacksonville; '_

W Sold.by ail Druggists,:?5s. :., Send a two-cent stamp to Demorest Publishing' .." *Co." ,No.' 110 Fifth' "'Avenue rv ", fteicYork.* *.for a W.,H. PLEASANT8, Qtssnl J" ght .AI' _
copy of the latest fashion sheet. -

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i 1896. THE 7LOBIDA.- FARMER AND PBUI'l'-GROm.. .... -a 651"

fraught with inestimable remunerative Markets. THIS ,
results. God or evolution has blessed

that country with, climate that will FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

sell every miserable acre of it and ,JACKSONVILLE FLA., October 9. .

subjugate;> it with northern energy and FRUITS AND PRODUCE. JACKSONVL14 E .

capital, which will shape out of shad Corrected by Marx Bros. .

:ows things marvelous and stupendous These are average quotations. Extra choice The Oldest National Bank in the State. '
unless the American should sud--
eagle ota fetch prices above top quotations,while poor CHARTERED 1874.
denly reach out her claws and clinch EXTENDED,. 1894.
divert lots selllower. By conservative,yet liberal methods this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
the island of Cuba and
atten- Limes, 3 peck crate................... 1.50 strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands. .
tion there.-H. S. Duval in 1881. .. I" .1..117.. ...1..1. 50 We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms,drawing our own
-, Apples,bbL......................... 2.00 to 340 drafts on all parts of the world.
Grapes Catawba 5 Ib basket.. ..... .ao We invite a visit or correspondence looking toward business relations,assuring you that your
Rice Flour. Pines,crate ........................... 4.50 favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention
The Louisiana Planter the Lemons[ Messina box. 3.00
quotes English Peas dried,bu.... .......... 1.50 JAMES M. SCHUMACHER R. C. COOLEY ,
following from the Charleston Gazetteof Peanuts,best brand..... ............. .04 to.o S President. Cashier.
Cabbage,New York each .......... ;H
April, 1830: ; -........ ........ 1.70 Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
.Some notice of the preparation of Potatoessbarreiots................ J.65
Sack.....................:.. 1.50 .
this article for domestic purposes was *. 5 sack lots.........:........ '1.40 .

made in the daily prints a week or Onions Peas,black: N.Y.: eye bbl bushel...... ...........-.....:........ 1.50 7.75 SEEDS SEEDS SEEDS !

more since. Throqgh the polite and .& brown eye, ...... ....... 1.25 A FULL STOCK OP ,
clay ...... ...... i.io
friendly attention of Colonel Vanderhorst Turnips, N.Y. bbl................. 1.50 New Field and Garden Seeds
we have been favored not only Beets, ," ................ xs
Parsnips ..........._.... 2.50 ,
with a specimen of a very superior article Carrots, It................. 2.50 ADAPTED TO THE SOUTH.
prepared under his own direction "'.....L1--..jn.ljl 1J..JI1J.. .,,... .16 .

: but with the proper manner of mak- VEGETABLES AND- POULTRY. O ON'SE' ,S

ing use of i it. We do not know: that Corrected by Davis &Robinson. RED AND YELLOW, $4.00 per Bushel. .":' .

we can do better service to our Southern Yellow Yams,bush.. .......... -40 to .so WHITE $4.50 cc U ::
these various Sweet J>>Potatoes .......... ........... 40 .1
trade than by giving inboard squash, bbl.................. 1.50 Send for price list ,
'modes of its preparation, in order to Lettuce,dos.......................-.. .25 to .30 L. CAMERON, Seedsman,
Celery ................1' ...1.1..- .30 to ;40
overcome difficulty in the use of it Egg Plants,bbl...................... 1.50102.00 ;Jsollonvi11 1'1oride.
arising entirely from a general ignorance Tomatoes crates. ....................... 1,50to 1.75
Sweet Pepper bu. ................?.....75 to too r
of the article in its present form. Green Beanscrate.......... ....1.25101.50 300 ACRES IN NURSERY. ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS. 38TH YEAR.
readers will observe that do turnips,bunch................ ....... .03 to.o6 .' .
Our we Pumpkins, each....................... .05 to .10
not arrogate to ourselves the framingof Kershaws, each.... ........ ......... .03 to .10
these valuable prescriptions. We Parsley per dos.bunches ...... ...... .25 FRUIT TREES Specially Adapted to Florida; .
Green onions,per doz.bunches...,... .25
boiled rice in our lives thoughwe pepper.hot,bushel.....%.........._. .75
never Sage,well cured.Ib..........?....*.... .25 Oriental Pears Japan Plums on Mariana Stocks Japan Persimmons, Strawberry Plants, Grape
have some little credit for abilityfor H ens....-._-..-.-......-M-....... 30 Vines,etc. Rare Coniierae Broad Leaved Evergreens, Camelias,50,000 Palms,

encountering it in a different way. 1Ialf R.oosten.--------grown...................:.........:'.. .IS to .70.25 10,000 CAMPHORand
But'the ladies to whom we are especially Turkeys per pound,gross......r-... .08
Dacks.__.....,.......... ......... 25 to .30 Cinnamon Trees!,Roses. The Greenhouse Department is the largest and most complete in the
indebted: on more occasions Geese, .............. .35 Southern States. We grow everything in trees and plants suited to Southern horticulture Cata. .
than one have graciously informed us Leeks per doz bunches............... .25 logue tree. Address P. J. BERCKMANS, Augusta, Ga. No Agents. .
Radishes per doz..................... .25
wfcere'we have been in fault. For the i CUcumbers.crate...... .............. None
of rice bread then Spinachper bushel................. None. Bradley Rcdfldd. Eugene B.IfedjUld
making you are required RICHARD FROTSCHERSEED
Cabbage, Florida. scarce............. None
to- Salsify per dozen bunches.......,.. None ESTABLISHED I&7Z.
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Lima Beans,quart .10 to 1734
Boil a pint of rice soft ; add a pintof Florida Honey, pound section..!,.... .10 CO., (Limited.) REDFIELD & SON, .

leaven, then three quarts of flour; Founded by Richard Frotscher, in 1865.

put it to rise in a tin or earthern vessel Incorporated April 11,1896. Commission Merchants
o Notes Regarding Department Publications -
until it has risen sufficiently; divideit We beg to announce that we have succeeded .
into three then bake it as oth. to the FLOWER, FIELD AND OAR -AND-
; of the United\ States DEN SEED business established by the late
The publications
bread and will have three Frotscher at the old
er you large Department of Agriculture are of three 521-525 Richard Dumaine Street. original stand Fruit Auctioneers.

loaves.. classes: ((1)) Serial publications, ((2)) scientific -
Cake- Messrs. J. A.Schalck,a member of our firm 141 Dock Street,FhdadtlpMa, Pa.
To Make Journey or Jonny and technical reports, and! ((3)). popu- and the old force'of clerks with Mr. Louis .
' To three spoonfuls of soft boiled rice lar bulletins. Sieber at the head,all for many.years in the We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
add a small teacup of water or milk ; The first two classes are issued in lim- employ of Mr.Frotscher,are associated.with' either at private sale(which has heretofore been
ited editions and are not intended for us. our custom)or by the auction system (recently
then add six spoonfuls of the flour, Our stock is the largest and most completein
general distribution, being particularly added to our business)as you may desire.
will make a large journey cake or ,six- designed for scientific students and for of the seed South, VITALITY: composed and of MERIT the best carefully varieties ,

waffles.To libraries and institutions of learning. tested. BRASS BAND

Make Rice Cakes-Take,a pintof They are distributed free only to persons We are prepared to promptly execute all Instrument,Drama,Uniforms .
soft boiled rice, a half pint of milk co-operating with or rendering the Department orders for NURSERY STOCK, GRASSES *for Bands and Drum Oops.Eqafp.ment Lowert .
some service. Sample copies and FLOWERING BULBS insea on. prices eer quoted. Fine Cat&lo?.400
or water, to which add twelve spoonfuls will be sent if requested but miscellaneous Address all communications to 521-525 Du- lllustraUoDl,fll41ldfr,,; itglTMBand
maIne street New Orleans. Music for
Instrnct'ni Amateur Bands.
divide -it i into small
of the flour
applicants to receive the same regularly LYON Jk IIEALY,
.\ cakes and bake them in brisk oven. or occasional copies must applyto Order from K. Frotscher Manua.of'flfl. '.Mal 1&....WikMkliMMk,Qlap,1I.tI'

t To :Make Wafers-Take a pint of the Superintendent of Documents, .

warm water, a teaspoonful of salt, a Union Building Washington, D. C., to Delegates in Congress. Applications maybe
whom all publications not needed for addressed to the Secretary of Agriculture -
pint of boiling water,beat up four eggs official use, except circulars and bulletins stating both the number and title QUICK WORK;
stir: them well together, put two or printed for free distribution, are turned of the publication desired. .

three spoonfuls of fat in a pan.make it over in accordance with the following The Department has no list to whomall In selling shipped and paying to us for is Fruits our motto.and Vegetables WB 5 -

\boiling hot and drop a spoonful of the provisions of the act providing for the publications are sent; the variety of GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS .
printing and binding and distribu restricts the FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
mixture into the fat as you do in public the subjects treated naturally
tion of public documents viz: to the BUY OURSELVES. They are protected
' distribution of most of them sec without defaulting
fritters.To by our 40 years experience -
making common SEC. 67. All documents at present remaining tions of country to which they are especially a dollar. Enquire as to our standing
make Pap Pudding-To a quartof in charge of the several Executive suitable and to specialists. The and financial stability which any bank or
milk add of the flour-boil bureaus and offices of merchants having mercantile reports can
a pint Departments, Monthly List of Publications, issued the verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR
them to a pap-beat up six eggs, to the government not required for officialuse first of each month, will be mailed to all METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
which add six teaspoonfuls of Havana shall be delivered to the Superintendent who apply for for it In it the titles of your name for our quotations. Stencil and
cards free. Letters promptly answered.
of Documents public the publications are given with a note
sugar and a spoonful of butter, which, in said .
documents accumulating Departments explanatory of the character oft each,
when wen beaten together, add to the bureaus, and offices not needed thus enabling the reader to make intelligent FRENCH & CO.,

milk and flour; grease th& pan in for official use shall be annually turned application for such bulletins and 116 Warren St,. New York.
which it is to be made, grate nutmeg over to the1 Superintendent of Documents reports as are certain to be of interest to
the mixture and bake it. for distribution or sale. ESTABLISHED 1855.
Bulletins treat in
The Farmers' a prac- Department can not undertake to
\ ..After all this is done, the sooner tical manner of subjects of particular furnish complete sets of either Farmers'
they are eaten the better. interest to farmers, and are issued with a Bulletins or other publications.

!' view to the widest possible circulation. ) $100 worth for 10e.

These bulletins and circulars of information Crescent City is worKing up the ia410: au t.SW uitV rates bock Wt.ag toV
H. L. Williams has assumed editorial
"' free, two-thirds of them being a. '.tar1 I ran usjuai la 1ftT loranailbeot /
projects\>f an electric light plant and seat t.UII_..... G.1t o.1.t n
'. charge of the DeFuniak Springs: set aside under the law for distribution mTl LIBBABY' AS*%
t aids an ice factory. snHBAmui.. Jt1JI.rt.lC.f.
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The population of the -East End is Woman's Wifely Mission. Talking -

increasing in spite of the hard times. The
wifely mission of woman is of
It is thought that an addition will '
divine origin and she who comes
have to be on the school house to
put Bicycles
nearest to carrying out the object of
accommodate the coming crop of her creation and proves herself a help- :
youths and misses.-San Mateo Item. .
mate to man in the. broadest sense of .. .,. V
Beginning next week the fourth in- the term will win heavenly recognitionand .

stallment of settlers and landseekersthat confer a boon of priceless value .. "' .
the Farm, Field and Fireside is upon mankind. Faith in God, faithin : .- _::.: SEE. THAT CURVE.
Florida will combined with certain :;,\ -: -
inducing to come to ar- humanity, a :" '
rive. Already they have located about contentment of spirit which enables r \'> ,

seventy-five families, and some two her to consider home, however hum- c'r >:: : :, .?y

hundred other heads of families have ble it may be, the dearest and most r : .t:Y 7.,. '..

purchased lands and are expecting to sacred spot on earth, calling forth

occupy them within a short time, a never-ending exertions to beautify '
very large number of whom will "be improve its comforts and its hallowing 'IT'S QUALITY THAT AIDS THEM T05; .

here in October and November. The atmosphere are characteristics loved.

next excursion is expected to number by man, arousing a pride in his wife, i TALK FOR THEMSELVES ,

between 150 and 200 people.-Green increasing his love for her, and invok-- -

Cove Spring. ing a spirit of thankfulness that heaven IT'S THE SCIENCE. SHOWN. THAT ,
"" has blessed him with one of its choic- .
Maj. J., 0. Andrews recently sent
some of the wild olives which recently est, gifts in human form. AIDS THE QUALITY. :. .
The ideal of a wife is .one who be- '
made many people sick in Gainesville, .
in the faith- "-
comes so wrapt up loving
to Washington. Yesterday he received
ful discharge of her home duties, the
Y a reply from F. W. Trueexecutive cu-
interest of her husband both in
a tem- .
rator of the Smithsonian Institute,
say- -"
poral and spiritual sense, as to consider ,
ing that the specimen had been iden-

.tified by Mr Chas. L. Pollard, assist- society them or paramount the affairs to of the her claims neighbor of; 19 Ibs..Kea: 1irigs.. 19Jb:: V
ant curator of the Department of Botany ,
who would welcome her childrenas
r in the U. S. National Museum, as one :
God-sent, and strive to train themto
representing the species "Ximenia ..
become the honor and _
glory of her ,
is I
Americana, L. It not thought that <
nation and Him .
; finally return to who \
the fruit has food value. The
any i
sent them; one who in the manage- .,
shrub itself is well known in the trop -
ics.-Gainesville Sun. ment of home swayed all with the "ae days ahead, of them: all. .
; sceptre of love, who ever welcomedher ,
Did any one ever hear that green husband at her portal of the Art Catalogue cents In Stamps. :
corn fodder is a poison for cows? The shrine with smile
a glad or a loving
f: writer,has two fine blooded cows, and kiss, who was so interested in all that

11- this summer one of them has been concerned him in his daily trials and KEATING WHEEL CO.,HOLYOKE, MAS '
1;' sick. She bas had the "scourers"
to confide in
joys as her, and to feel
and run down to a mere skeleton. Wer
it. that there was at least one person in
fed our cows green corn,fodder the the world whom he .
to could ever ,
..,_ fore part of the summer, and some one for loving sympathy, advice and com- trates under the nails and it is several : you will see the difference. Hang

has stated that it was poisonous. We mendation; one who in the matter of I days before the hands look in their nails may be averted by keeping the
heard it before.
The is
r never cow household expenses contrived to live normal condition. flesh loose from the mails; a wooden

coming to her appetite! now, and will within the means of her husband and Fruit stains from squeezing jelly, toothpick or bone implement shouldbe
but l loseS
probably recover entirely; we sensibly realize that a penny saved for and potato stains are removed by the used for this. ELIZABETH.
of her. What caused the
S year's.use
him was.her gain. She should dress ....
trouble is juice of a lemon, sometimes a second -
beyond our comprehension,
within her means, striving to look application is necessary. In cold Deafness Cannot be Cured
; unless the corn fodder that we fed her
r .neat, attractive and pretty on all occa- weather one should see that the hands.
: created the disease.-Palatka Times- I by local applications as they cannot reach
sions. Her aim in :
Herald. Probably the injury waS done cookery should be 'are wiped perfectly dry before goingout the diseased portion of the ear. Thereis
to prepare wholesome and nutritious of doors the to deafness and
the of the upon many er only one way cure ,
by excreta bud-worms, the food at the least expense, taking spe- rands that housekeepers have to do. that is by constitutional remedies. Deafness
same,cause that often produces blind cial is caused bj an inflamed conditionof
pains to serve it in a palatable Hanging out clothes in winter is
staggers. the mucous lining of the Eustachian
manner to suit the tastes of her loved
sure to chap the hands. A pair of Tube. When this tube is inflamed you
The Welshton Tobacco and Cigar Ones. cheap, white cotton gloves is a help, have a rumbling sound or imperfect hearing ,
,}r Company was organized and is now in In the matter of home decorationthe and almond cream to apply immediately ,and when it is entirely closed, deaf-
practical operation, manufacturing ci average woman has far better taste after the exposure will soften the ness is the result, and unless the Inflammation

gars and prepared to purchase and than the average man, and she shouldbe skin and prevent roughness. Some restored can to its be normal taken out and this tube

., cure all pine-land grown Florida to- left largely, if not exclusively, to over careful 'mothers'will not allow will be destroyed forever condition; nine1 cases,hearing out
bacco (hammock land tobacco is not exercise it., She must live in her home their piano-playing daughters to wash of ten are caused by catarrh which is

wanted),or to cpre tobacco for growers and if its decorations are pleasing to dishes. This is all nonsense; dish wa- nothing but an inflamed condition of the

preferring to hold for speculative prof her eye no one else ought to grumble.I ter is a softener, if anything, in fact it mucous surfaces.
its. The have little with We will give One Hundred Dollars for
buildings now patience fault-finding
occupied by will cure a cut or a burned finger of deafness '
caused catarrh
case (
any by )
: ? the company are a cigar factory 25x60, wife-decrying husbands, and for their quicker than any lotion I ever tried, that cannot be cured by Hall'a Catarrh

{ and a curing-house 24x50, specially edification would state that a good, that is if you use good soap; probably Cure. Send for circulars, free.F. .
k.,, constructed; m addition to which thereis faithful, conservative husband almost one-half the trouble with rough handsis .J. CHENEY & CO.,Toledo, 0.

a curing-house 20x30, and material invariably causes a woman become, in using coarse yellow soap. Ivory EFSold by all Druggists, 75c.

on the ground for another, 30x38, af a good w Exchange. soap is white and hard, lasts a long 4.t-.
l fording for the present, at least, ample .-.-*- time and is soft to the hands, and has To thicken clear soup use pearl tap

Y facilities. As to prices, said the Captain ? Care of the Hands.For none of thebad, after effects of cheap, ioca. Let it boil clear and then add to

the company is paying ten cents Our Rural Home. coarse soap. I the soup. Sweeten butter that needsit

per pound for lots as they run, fine AU women like to have soft pretty The nails need careful attention. by placing it in a porcelain kettle

grades bringing correspondingly higher hands, and they can by proper care. Many trim them rounding? thinking to with a little water, salt and soda. Let

prices. At ten cents per pound, he When gardening, handling 'ashes, improve their shape; while it may improve it come to a boil. Turn it into a stone

said, an acre of tobacco should bring smoky wood and coal use a pair of old the nails it disfigures end finger jar, and set where it is cool. Tie i im .

._ $75, and a second crop (from the suck- loose gloves, it saves them from griminess tips, making them thick and clumsy, purities settle to the bottom, and the
ers) half as much, a total of$112.50, for the cut corners irritate the flesh butter is not too salt for cooking. It

the third and last crop being useless, J Never black a stove without covering and cause it to protrude. Cut them will form a cake at the top of the wa

except for seed.-Ocala Banner. the hands; for the.blacking-pene-i square across and before many months ter, which must be turned of:

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Grove g Orchard. get the sprouts worked over and con-I I where roots ,stretch throughout the and they are in no condition to resista
verted i into bearing trees as entire area. A crop of cowpeas or of drouth or severe cold, that would
A possible. The first growth in the Florida clover,_sown very thickly and have no effect upon trees planted ear.
Editorial Notes. spring is an exceedingly valuable one, shading the soil, will pierce it in every lier. Of all times in the year the .
MELANOSE.-After the freeze of and it is a.pity to lose it by the lack direction with roots like a thousand worst in which to transplant a tree is
1886 the orange growers of the State of suitable budding wood as most mole crickets. These roots will rot just after it has begun its first growthin
were much disturbed by "new dis always happens; whereas, the dormant and leave the soil perforated as with .i spring. All the resources of the
eases" which appeared in many sec .bud will be coming on rapidly and innumerable small drain tiles, while tree stored up while dormant are ,
tions. The volume of the Florida saving precious weeks of time. There. the...carpet of decaying herbage-flat- 'drawn upon in this effort, and to remove '
;Dispatch for 1887 abounds in descrip I is one other resource which maybe tened down with a roller.if necessarywill I it in its.first,flow of sap.is a most .
tions and conjectures on this subject. used to expedite the restoration of the protect the surface from the I severe shock; if the tree survives, it;is,
The first summer after the freeze the grove, and that is, cutting the bud- wind and sun and the impact of the almost impossible to get the root development '
great burden of complaint on the part wood in the fall and wintering it over. rain. In the spring it will be found necessary to growth before '
of the growers was the unusual mount_ This was the practice of a noted and rich and mellow as an ashheap; and another: winter..
of rust on the fruit. But the second successful nurseryman of Daytona.He the trees, with timely rain or irrigation, "While 'the earlier the better' is./
summer they were troubled by these cut his bud sticks late enough in will make an astonishing bloom and good rule for planting all trees in this
"new diseases" above mentioned. the fall to permit of their being buried growth. latitude, it is especially important with
From the descriptions given we learn without moulding or heating, then those varieties of extreme southern or
that in some instances,it was what we prepared a pit in the sand by laying The Time to Plant Trees. igin, propagation or adaptability,
now know as blight or wilt, in others down a floor of palmetto leavJ"*, pil Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: which are dormant but comparatively
dieback, in others red spider, in still ing.the sticks on them in shallow layers The time for tree planting will soon si short time. They start growing early
others the chaff scale (parlatoria per.gandii and covering all with moist sand be here. How to prune and how muchto and should be.in their new positions
). to remain until the spring. In resort- prune fruit trees at the time of plant- during their entire dormant period to
This new disease, melanose, was ing to this plan it would be necessaryto {ing are questions which are being exhaustively prepare for it. For instance, the ori-
little heard of before the freeze of the I I adopt thorough precautions againsthaving discussed in the horticultural ental pears and plums and the peachesof
winter'of 1894-5, but since that it is the pit flooded by rain; and,on press. There is another subject in the Peen-to and other classes adapt.
much in evidence. Its prevalence is the other hand, if it should becometoo this connection of even more importance ed to this region should be planted as _
. probably due largely to the disturbedand dry during the winter it ought to to successful transplanting that soon as possible; early in December
abnormal condition of the trees, be moistened by light sprinkling.FALL should not be lost sight of, namely: is better than late in December, and
owing to the .severe ,cold. Their systems CULTIVATION.-Whether to the advantages of planting early. Deciduous December is better than January..JJ
are weakened and this causes leave trash, dead grasss and weeds on and citrus trees that are set The paragraphs quoted above are
them to fall a prey to fungous and the surface or plow them under is the out early-soon after they become from an article by the writer, which
parasitic enemies to an uncommon extent problem. The fact is indisputablethat dormant-are not likely to fail to live appeared in the FARMER AND FRUIT-
just as they did after the visita trash or even a thick coating of and grow, whether pruned much or GROWER in 1894. "
tion of 1886. So far as we can green grass will attract frost. A ten- little, root or top. The writer does In this latitude the nursery: stock
learn by conversation with the best der plant growing beside or surroundedby not mean to imply that it is a matter I hardens up sufficiently to be lifted by
informed growers, the melanose i is mulching will be nipped by frost of no consequence how, or to what 11 the last of Novemberand the shipping
not particularly to be feared and is to more severely than it will be if standing extent trees for planting are "cut 11 season begins about December i. Orchard
be treated mostly by letting it alone, on the naked earth. This is,how back," but simply to emphasize the planters, who would have their
or, if by any active treatment, a sim ever, a local circumstance of very circumscribed ; immeasurably less risk there is i in trees live and grow off lustily when
ple toning-up of the tree. It is not area. That the presenceof planting early. Of the nursery trees spring opens up, should plant as soon
to be feared even as much as dieback; ? trash will, make any considerabledifference annually planted in orchard in the as possible after the shipping season
It differs,from the latter in one jrapor- in the-degree cold where lower South, it is, in my opinion, en begins. December is more favorable
tant respect at least in that it attacks the branches. an acre or more of f tirely safe to say that nine-tenths of f!J than January, January than Februaryand
the limbs promiscuously anywhere trees are several feet above the surfaceis those which fail to l live and grow are February than :March. -
along their entire length, while die- incredible, if the cold is severe. planted late in the season. A. H. MANVILLE,
back invariably proceeds from the tips When the air is barely cold enough for "After a fruit tree has finished its Sec. Glen St. :Mary Nursery Co.
downward. frost to be deposited, the trash will 1 growth for the reason and matured i its Glen St. Mary, Fla., Oct. i, 1896.
DIEBACK. -As in .1886 and 1887, make the difference between frost and wood, has 'hardened up,' as we say, .....
there is considerable complaint of this no frost; buUf the temperature should it rests until the time arrives' for it to The Elberta Peach in Florida.
disease, and it is probably attributable fall say to 22 or: 24 degrees, perhapswith begin growing again. Outside the Editor Farmer and Fralt-Grower:
chiefly to the same cause. This cause a sharp wind, the difference be tropics all trees are dormant for a pore When Judge Sharon, of Quincy,
is over-stimulation of the tree in a very i tween the mulched surface and th tion of the year; this is less pronouncedin Fla., lectured before the Colonists Cooperative
natural], if injudicious, anxiety to bare earth would be practically incon evergreens than in deciduous trees; Club here, last spring, he
hasten in every way the restoration of siderable. the farther south trees are grown and strongly advised the planting of El
the groves. This over-stimulation by SAVING FERTILITY BY GREEN CROPS. the nearer the tropics they originate, berta peaches on our light sandy land .t

plowing and fertilizing produces the A small quantity of nitrogen or am the shorter their resting time, or dormant much of which is underlaid with clay,
counterpart of dyspepsia in the human monia escapes from the rotting trash period. and in other places the subsoil is yellow -
organism. The remedy is a simple and from the soil itself-where it hasbeen "All trees can be transplanted with sand, which also seems well
one-abstention, let the trees alone. stored up through the growing the best results while 'dormant; some adapted to the peach .
Treat them like the convalescents i ia in season by the shading of the herbageand trees cannot be moved at any othertime I have been a close observer this
hospital, with a mildly helpful regi a little also leaches away in rain. without great injury, if the trees season, and I find very few of this excellent -
men. Keep them free from parasites It :would be well if this could be saved survive at all, which is true of all deciduous varietyplanted throughout this
,and fungi at all hazard, that is, scale by means of some winter growing crop, trees, as well as many ever section, which leads me to ask through
and other sucking parasites. We such as crimson clover or even rye. greens. They should be set in their your columns whether or not it is
have not seen any cause to worry i The soil would also be benefited if thistrash new places as soon as possible after adapted to this locality? I found
much about the depredations of grasshoppers could be plowed neatly under; they 'harden up;' the resting time is them grown on the farm of Mr. More-
on the leaves. In our own and excluded from the atmosphere, then devoted to adapting themselvesto men, of Switzerland, but as Mr. M.
experience the sprouts around which I but to do this would be difficult withe to their new surroundings, to healingthe was absent when I was there, I did
we have carefully cleared away th | out plowing a deep furrow which would severed roots and preparing to not get the information I desired. As
grass and weeds and cultivated we I lacerate the orange roots. Where thetrash | send out a new root system in advanceof it is a matter of great importance that
have generally succeeded in killing, is one-half Turned under with a their first growth. During the cool 1 one should be "right before he goes
while those that were let alone in the ] shallow furrow and then, perhaps 5, weather, favorable to this process, ahead," I deem it advisable to call
high grass and .weeds came along all 1 dragged out upon the surface again they become established,' and are out all the information on this point I
right, stout and thrifty, even though with a harrow, a piece of botchery is prepared to put on and to sustain a L can get before fall planting time.
their leaves were so riddled by grasshoppers perpetrated which is a waste of timeIE strong growth when spring opens up. In a recent article by Mr. Griffing,
that they resembled the ears not worse. If transplanting be deferred until this of :McClenny, I found he did not in-
of a razorback sow preyed upon ball y When the autumn application of resting time is nearly or quite over thee include it in his list. Neither do I
the dogs of the village. fertilizer is made, if any, it should b> tree is at a great disadvantage; it must; find it in Mr.\ Taber's list of peaches
DORMANT BUDDING.-This is advi worked in with a spading harrow.Plowing adjust itself to new conditions'and develop adapted to Northeast Florida. Articles
sable on the ground that it is desirable is, or ought to be, a back root and top all at once; the on this subject by successful
to use every available. opportunity too i number, especially in a bearing grovel warm spring weather is unfavorable, growers in this portion .of the State

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"Fl T rid Faraf and Emit Grower Trees willl be much certain olive have seen small grain come up well Good Advice to Immigrants!

and will usually make about twiceas where the team had packed the ground Benjamin Franklin said that good

\'f FA Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main much growth the first year if planted almost like a road m turning at the advice all goes to the'moon. The following

-" Street Jacksonville.P1a..I in the fall or early winter as they corner of the "land," while elsewhere from an authoritative source,
'; -. 'i' will if planting is deferred till late in there was a deficient stand. This is The Florida East Coast Homeseeker
of vital importance in our sandy soils. ,
L TERMS: OF! SUBSCRIPTIONfor deserves a better destiny:

One Tear ............................... s.w 1S4 If it is necessary to water the groundbefore This is a thing that should be given
For Six! Month........................ ..... IJOO Pie plant or rhubarb seems to be planting seeds, pour the water
III.Forep. ConntrlM .. .................u. 300 wholly unsuited to Florida soil and along i in the drill, strew in the seed, sparingly, especially when it is not
Subscriptions in all cases cash in climate; among other enemies the ants then cover and press down the earth. asked for. But our experience in the

4tdvance. No discount allowed on one's attack its large roots and gnaw them Seeds will come up through earth that i:matter of immigration and settlement
own subscription(except in a club),but to has in a new country, entirely new and
: hollow and they perish. But asparagus been tramped hard, when they
liberal commission
all agents a cash will the
strange to settler from northern
be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby and horse-radish can be and have will not come through a crust glazedby
them. Write for terms. been successfully grown, and may be pouring water on it. states advice, has is taught us that some kind of
considered quite within the Cut dwarf palmetto leaves with absolutely necessary, not
To every new subscriber we will send, compassof for the
postpaid,, a copy: of Whitner's "Garden- every gardener who will exercise stems six inches long and stick ,themin only of the guidance and consideration -
ing.'in Florida." For two new subIOribels patience and perseverance. the ground on the south side of settler but for our protection

: at $2.00 each, we will send, the young plants, slanting over them.It and because we wish to place ourselves -
tpald h a copy of Moore's "Orange There are cigar makers in Tampa will save them from the heat of the on record in regard to certain
(Jul who make various sums ranging all sun. matters of vital interest to the new-

Rates of advertising on application. the way from $10 up to $20 per week, -*-.. comer.
Remittances should be made by check, according to the quality of their work. Ask Questions.A So many rash and unsupported

postal note, money order or registered About two hundred of them have become correspondent in a recent .letter statements are often met with, both in
letter to order of
dissatisfied about something, of inquiry takes occasion to say, the press and general run of advertis

FABHER. AND FRUIT Jacksonville QUO!WEE, Fla., have gone on a strike and are loafing I "There are many questions arisein ing matter, that are apt to be misleading -

about the streets. Meantime, owingto my mind, ,answers to which wouldbe in fact, have misled a great many
Weyler's edict cutting off importation of general interest to newcomers people.It .

OONTENTS. of tobacco, 120 families are like myself." The mission ofTHE_ is often said that "Florida is the

-. GIOVE AND 01CH.uD-Editorlat- Notes; The thrown out of work and are reportedby FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER is \to poor man's home," and while this is

Time to Plant Trees; The Klberta Peach a relief committee as absolutely furnish information to its readers on true in one sense, people take it for

In Florida....... ......._. 627 destitute. Queer ,people. those cigar all subjects within its domain. Thatis granted that, because the climate is
Banking-Wood Lice; Solid Worth of the makers what it is for, and the best way to fine, because a man can work all the
Kiefier; Pear Wine; Tropical: Fruits in render it
useful is it with
to ply ques- year, because but little warm clothingand
New York; Bankingthe sprouts........ 628 Planting Notes.
THE VINEYARD.-The Cultivation of Grapes; tions on all relevant subjects. Nothing but little fuel is needed, a settlercan
An Immense Scuppernoag Vine....... 629 Where it is necessary to set straw- is more helpful to an editor in makinga begin on little or nothing and makea
.TOBACCO.-Pole Burn in Tobacco; Sales in berry or other plants in dry weather, paper useful to its readers than well living all right. Here is just where
Gadadcn County; Irrigation for Tobacco 630 it is well to run a light furrow with a directed questions. They indicate !people make a mistake, and where
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Tobacco: Pasco County fa. 631 hand in what the
plow and set the bottom of people want and keep him I most of the failures in Florida have
POULTUV Soured Feed Common Sense
.the Poultry- Yard;Will; it Pay the Farmer the furrow. It is easier to uncover in the current of public thought and ,:their source.

Remedy for I-fce.. -...... 631 the plants if they get sanded by the activity. The editor of this paper We say you can not gel something for
State ... 633 rainthan it is to replant if they get does not profess to know everything, nothing here more than in other parts
ova Rum HOME-Imperial Japanese' killed by the sun. but take the numerous contributorsand of the country. The country is timber
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; '- Morning Glorj; PrcltyUndenkirta. 632 Make a little basin at the root of subscribers of this paper, includ- ed. The settler must have means to
An Autumn Walking Gown A Charming
,.'::1 ;
: >. .- Afternoon Frock; Seersucker for ClothIng the plant to catch the rain or irrigating ing many who have never written a clear land,build houses buy seed,pre
633JDITOUAI16.WeekJ water you give it. Let this basinbe line for our columns, the aggregate of pare land, buy fruit trees, and enoughleft
o for 40'Cents; Planting on the north side of the plant, then combined knowledge would include to carry himself and family for ,
Notes; Ask Questions; Production' the suit can not beat in and kill the about all that has yet been learned some time before he can expect to de
Appropriation; Good Advke to Immigrants roots and bud. the various that interest
'f. upon subjects rive an income that will toward
............-. 634 go
Strawberry Shipments; Markets......... 635 .In .watering plants do not pour the Florida growers; and their knowledgeis their support It costs from $20 to$40
.Farm and Garden Notes...... .n......... 636 water down even a foot; it either washes at the command of every subscriberwho per acre to clear pine land; from $50
.PA1M' >RAND 1'2.vaEJt.-KaftirCorn'sStrong the roots naked, or washes the earth asks questions. Ask if you would to $75 to clear hammock and muck or
; .... est Point; Mexican. June Corn; Remedy over the bud, both of which are injuri know, and the answers will serve every prairie land must be thoroughly worked
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*- for Weevil : 638
Miscellaneous' ..o. _.... 640 ous. It also packs the earth around reader in like quandary with yourself. and prepared by draining and oth-
..I".. the plant and greatly hinders its I erwise, at a cost of anywhere from $12to
growth, if it does not kill it outright.Put Production and Appropriation."That $20 per acre. Vegetables can be
Weather* In Jacksonville.EndlDr'sep. the cup to the ground and let the money may be accumulated it I gathered sixty to ninety days after
.. Week 28, 1896 water flow gently over the ground, is necessary that it be taken from planting; fruit trees will begin to bear

a. a.. bI .III.. ad. then it will benefit the plant like rain. somebody by fair means or foul. If three to four years from setting. Can
.. DATZ y ..:. M II .s a If d U ..6:1.f.aiL":. :. Dip the roots oT the plant in a thin- there be a class of people in this coun- anyone do this with empty hands? Any
:--- -GO -; -:a -; nish mud made of clay two parts, cow try intent and successful in owningand reasonable person will answer no. A

Sept.22............... 77 78 91 73 IS 82 ..42Sept.23. manure one part, muck one part, mix controlling large amounts of cash, single man,purchasing'ten acres of our
Sept.,....,..... 70 62 73 68 16 80 61 67 19 9 72 70 .53.00 thoroughly with water. Thisjcoats there must be victims the process land, should not have less than $500in

Sept.25.............. 6S 7J .82 64 173 ; .0 every root with a thin pellicle of ad- much greater in numbers. As the cash, and that is little enough. After
Sept.26. 77 77 5 70 IS is .0
4 Sept. 27........ 7S 7S 8S 68 17 76 .09 hesive matter which both excludes the money accumulators produce no making first payment on land, he will
., Sept. as........ -76 -77 -8.t -14 -10 -19 -.22Mean. : air and nourishes the root. It will as- wealth, the wealth they acquire must have to manage judiciously to carry

........ 72 74 83 6S 15 76 1.19rotai sist greatly in making the plants live come from those who do produce it. him through until garden and orchardare

rainfall. in a dry time. In other words, labor produces, ..the in bearing.A man of family should
*. T. Trace A. J. MITCHELL, Observer. In a dry time punch holes in the wealth and financial ingenuity appro- have not less than $1,500 to $2,500 to

ground and fill each with a pint of priates it. Then it follows that legislation begin on.Another.
water. When this settles set that favors those who -
'e 16 Weeks for 40 Cents. away, appropriate piece of advice that may be
the 'plant and press the moist earth can not favor those who produce. of use to some one is: Do not take it
:c We are now offering THE FARMERND well around the roots. It is 'a better Hence, 1 by easy stages, we reach the for granted that, because you were con.

:' FRUIT GROWER to January i, way to water them than to pour the conclusion that their financial interestsare sidered first-class farmer in Illinois,
.;.x8(97.for only 40 cents.. We make them.after "
water on they are setSet opposed. Michigan or Vermont, that you can go
,this low rate in order to give our readers plants late in the afternoon. It The above bit of phrasing, if it right ahead in Florida on the same

an opportunity to become ac will pay to do the work with a lantern means anything, means that bankers, principles that made your success in
quainted with our paper. Make this rather than wait until the next morn merchants, the officers of great corporations the North. You find everything different

offer known to all of your friends, and ing. We have seen a difference of fifty etc., are thieves; they are ; new soil, new climate, new and
try to induce them to send 'a trial per cent in favor of late setting over simply the appropriators of the wealth strange crops, and you will have to

order. We wish every reader wouldsend I early setting the next forenoon, under created by farmers, miners, operativesand learn over again. Go slow the first

-, '. for a few sample copies and see i conditions otherwise identically the perhaps a few other classes. We year; do not attempt to plant a largearea
that they are placed in the hands of and in rows side side. it
:same by. quote from a great agricultural con- get all the advice you can from
.- those who are not taking THE FARMER In the case of all small seeds which
or temporary, ought to be above those who have been here long enoughto
.... ,'AND:. FR lT. GROWER, Please do it,- large either, press the earth down on the utterance of such unworthy, anarchical have profited by _experience; you
; :, \L .them with., an unsparing hand., We sentiments.- will find them.pleasant., neighbors; who

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number -or large curing houses, the tent sun. For general purposesforeggs Will it Pay the Farmer.;? Education ofBODV.; I

roofs of which are being covered with and for table use-the Plymouth "Will it pay the farmer to bother '

cabbage-palm fans. These,' in the Rock, white and barred, the Wyan- with chickens asks an inquirer.Will I

opinion ,of the experts, are better-than dottes, white and mottled, the Javas, it pay a farmer not to bother with MIND, -

shingles or tin.-Ft. Meade letter in black and white, and the Langshans, chickens? We would like to know. A ,_ MORALS.

Florida,Citizen. are the best. The latter breed is from What are the legitimate productions of '
..... Northern China, changed and ira the farm? I'D our notion, says the TUITION.

_In Pasco County. proved in England and America but Wisconsin Farmer, it means growing The

Col. Henry Curtis spent several they are the most active and lightest grain, growing vegetables, growing
days in our midst this week visiting feathered of the Asiatics, and suit the fruits,wool; keeping hogs for meat and Florida

} the.tobacco farms and in examiningthe Southern climate remarkably well lard; keeping bees forhoney;j'keeping .
tobacco in the barns. The results There are other breeds that do well poultry for eggs and carcasses. In Agricultural

are very satisfactory and he feels as-: here, among them all the true Games, .' fact, everything that is grown or pro I IIs
sured that if our people-will in the future Houdans and Hamburgs. The latter duced on a farm is a legitimate pro College -
this intelli are prolific of rather small eggs; the' .
prosecute industry duct.A supported by grants from the National I

gently and vigorously that it will open superb Houdans table are fowls.excellentfor, The Games eggs and how.are .. farm without poultry is like a from Government.Florida. All Open tuition to free males to and aU students females.
wonderful possibilities for the peopleof home without a mother. No one can Women board with families in town. Men
this He is ever, are the ideal fowl, for those who board at College Mess Hall for 110-00 per
section. specially pleased! appreciate either unless once deprivedof month. A most healthy location. College
with the tobacco grown by H. W. want the best at whatever cost. Thereare th'em. If farmers would conduct surgeon attends all students free of charge.
Coleman and W. H. Collins both of I no table fowls equal to Games Military discipline under a graduate of West
; their farms on the same line that the Point. Four courses of instruction Agricultural
never were and probably never will Mechanical, Latin and
whom have stored tobacco Scientific
superior -
of the
very large department stores
city are
Womtn't. Superior equipment in Labora
be. We do not allude to the stilted
quality. If this tobacco is properly run, they will have less cause to com- tories. Gives degrees of B.8.and A.B. Bus
whip-tailed show Games but the iness Course giving free instruction in Penmanship '
cured, there is no reason why it plain of the uncertainties" of agri-- !,Book Keeping,Business Law,Short
should not average $1.25 per pound, pit, or fighting Games. The farm is cultural pursuits. These stores Hand, Type Writing and Telegraph Fall
try Term Oct. ,
Monday 1896.
for cata-
the ideal place to raise Games but opens
thus giving a net profit of $Boo toi- ; every branch thoroughly, and hold on logues giving information address,
Mr. Coleman is they need considerable attention when 0. CLUTE, President,
000 per acre. very to that which is good. The enterprising -
much encouraged by the opinions of young; but when fully feathered theyare farmer does the same, and in every Lake City:Fla.

experienced tobacco men, who have as.near selfsustaining as any on case where each branch is properly
examined his tobacco and all of whom earth. :-Farm and Ranch.
tried, poultry culture is the first to be
agree that it is superfine.PascoDemocrat. Common Sense in the Poultry retained. Isn't it funny that nearly

Yard. every farmer that tells us that poultry

Mr Curtis is the Agricultural and The greatest improvement that can doesn't pay continues to keep them ? for them-

Immigration Agent of! the F. C. & P. be made in chickens is by careful selections We have seen farmers give up one 'I get them, plant
R. R. and doubt much them. They are the*
we very and breeding from those branch after another because they .
specimens Standard seeds
whether he gave any such estimates of ,which possess the qualities de found it unprofitable and declare poul-- ; sown by everywhere the-

the probable profits per acre. The sired. We hold in the interest of util- try was a losing game; yet, neverthe. largest planters in the world.'

simple, facts are good enough, how, ity that the best fowls of all are those less,they continued. to keep fowls right of ground Whether or you 60 plant acres,50 you square should feet,

ever. which possess the best table and lay- along: have Ferry'Seed Annual fort 6.

ing qualities. Next to these come As we have repeatedly said in these The most and valuable gardeners book ever for given farmers --I

Poultry. general uniformity in external appear columns, no one is better fitted for away. Mailed free. m
.. .. ance, which causes them to sell to bet- making poultry pay than the farmer. Detroit,Hldfe.
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Edited by 8.8.DeLANOY,Apopka..Fla
value of the fowl in the,hands of the grain than poultry affords. But poultryon

\, consumer. This improvement requires the farm must be commanded bet-
Soured feed kills more chicks than only common sense and care. No ter. The farmer is indifferent, and Orange County is out of debt and I

cholera, roup, pip and gapes Meal, technicaTor scientific knowledge is re the hens become lazy-lazy hens are has $8,000 on hand.-Tampa Tri- -

or scraps, are kept until fermentationtakes quired. Let the hens be carefully as unprofitable as a lazy farm hand. bune. Lake County is out of debt

place of,condition or is fed to the the chicks regardless is- watched and their laying habits care- While there is always plenty of workon and has $23,000 on hand.-Leesburg
or mess
mixed and thrown to them in quantities fully noted; from the best layers save. a farm during the winter, the income Commercial.G. .
and it breeders, male and female, rejecting is nothing else but what has C. :Matthams kindly favored the
not be-
they can consume
those that are badly lacking in coloror Sun with
foul alive with of disease been earned during the summer. man a photograph of a
comes -
contaminated with germs filth and form, even if excellent layers. Thisis Why not increase, the winter earningsby "Seven Fruited Ceylon pineapple.Mr. .

then,the people wonder at their, luck merely a consession': to buyers who building snug houses, studying up : Matthams has the honor of haying
chicks. Common pefer uniform lots. If any manifest the question of winter eggs and winter been the first man to fruit this
raising sense oughtto
teach the dullest that such food is superior table qualities note whence poultry, and devote your time to wonderful species of the pineapple on
injurious. Sound food and clean they come and watch with a view of gradually building up an industry that this continent. He has a number of

drink are _necessary to the perfect duplicating these qualities. Com- each year will enable you to gradually them growing thriftily on his plantation. -
mence always with an established Sun.
health of fowls of and drop the harder work'of farming, and Tropical
especially so to_tender any young.age, breed, but give eggs and flesh prefer- that, too, with an increased income? An orange grower sums up his experience
ence over standard points, unless you Farmers should think well over these in the Florida Agriculturist

chickens'are For the far better South,than some others.breeds We of wish to compete for prizes in a show.In things, for to them, more than to any as follows : To sum up after sixteen I

that case everything must give way one else,. it, means dollars in their years experience, I keep the trees free
can say the same t>f the far North. to a consideration of standard requkements. '
pockets. from insects, do not plow cover the .
The heavily feathered Asiatics grow. Eggs and flesh don't count.ina .. ground thick with oak or other leaves
to greater:perfection North than South. poultry show. In this
way every for Chicken and use all the fertilizer that can be af-
The colder climate the Remedy Lice.
encourages farmer can improve his fowls and forded.
production of the heavy fluff and make them more and more profitableas The Arkansas Experiment Stationhas
feathers much desired in these discovered Mr. Carnell returned from Lemon
the process continues. Every yearor a new mixture to kill
splendid breeds while the- warmer' climate two years a fresh cock of the breed lice on fowls and animals. They call City last week with a schooner full of

discourages the same, while used should be introduced to prevent it kerosene extract of pyrethrum. One fruits to be canned for market, includ.

stimulating too great a growth ofcomb. weakening by inbreeding. This ad- and a half gallons of kerosene are ing three thousand quarts of preserved .

But these are merely fancy vice will give some of the poultry wri-- soaked through two and a half pounds guava juice to be made into jelly.-

,points, and if they only were con- ters an attack of cacoethes scribendiand pyrethrum (Persian insect powder) Ormond item in Orlando. ..,Reporter..

sidered it would make but little differ- they, notwithstanding they 'know forming a yellow, oily extract. DISsolve A Monticello dispatch- a. to the Citizen
ence with those who raise fowls and that this theory of improvement is one pound of soap in one gallonof that
a good of cotton
eggs for economic purposes-to eat sound, and they apply it to the development th4 ,extract' and churn till thor- was says made in very that of crop the
and to sell. But in the South these emulsified. When mix part country,
of standard points, will denounce oughly using, and the "fleecy staple" continues to
breeds become too sluggish for best of this emulsion with four
it,misrepresent it, and becomeas one pint roll in. One hundred bales
were recently
development and performance; they mad as a sitting hen, because.it pints of water. This mixture combinesthe received at the warehouse here

get too fat for comfort and for work. does not suit their views, norpromotewhat properties of kerosene and pyre- in one day.

For eggs, there are no breeds that can they consider their interests. thrum, and is cheaper and more con- .

surpass the Mediterranean; the warm venient than,either. It is a splendid The Royal Palm hotel at Miami is .

c climate suits them perfectly,.and they Many Western people are buying. spray for either sucking or biting insects nearing completion. It is a costly

do their best work. under our persis- land in- Florida.. on plants or trees. and beautiful structure.

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11H. .',.-.""-'-." .." : ,'_. THE FLOETDA ,I'J.'RY1m. AND PBUIT GBaw1B.. r 629- :
much to leave. Where the conditions '
The Vineyard. WEST FLORIDA COAST desirable
are different from here it may be
to train to wires. The posts for
Edited l>y E. DUBOIS, Tallahassee, Fla Plant System Lands; Lake Butler Villa Lands, Disston Co.'s Lands. wires may 1>e sixteen to twentyfourfeet
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The Cultivation of Grapes. ii Knights Building, Tampa, Fla. inches
two wiresthe, lower one eighteen .
Location-To make the growing of FI OfluR H omes t liau C.ompany, Empire Building, Orlando, Fla. i from the ground, the upper one about .'
grapes for market profitable there must four feet; the vine is trained in a single
,be either a nearby local'market, or the stem as high as the upper wire, ,
vineyard must be near a station on [I_eap Iianfa 1 Uu[ flumes{ in (Jest Farming ml But Fruit Section. then branched, and one branch each :

some through line to the North and way trained along this wire. Branches .
West. So much depends on the quick The Florida Homestead Company offers unequaled opportunities for the purchase of cheap from these two are trained down and
comparatively cheap getting of the homes in Florida. tied to the lower wire. Where timber
It has lands in every county of the State and is prepared to furnish just such properties as
fruit to market that unless one or the may be desired.It and sunshine are scarce the trellis system -
other of these conditions are presentit has magnificent bargains in fanning,fruit,vegetable,Umber and stock lands. of which this is one variety is in
I These lands can be bought very cheaply,-at prices ranging from$r.o to Jio.oo an acre. .
is not worth while to undertake the For a few hundred dollars a comfortable home with a farm of a hundred acres can be boughtin vogue.
business.. the best fruit and farming section of the United Siaces. *
Florida offers a comfortable living and independence to small farmers who will settle on small Fertilizing-The vineyardist must
Soil While the be places and grow fruits and vegetables for home and Northern markets.
for himself
grape may grown Our early fruits and vegetables command high price in all markets. judge on this point, givingthe
anywhere: in this country,yet the crop Surplus fruit and vegetables could be. canned,thus affording an additional and sure source of vines all they can use. As men
involves so much labor and expense revenue.The climate of Florida is delightful at all seasons and it is absolutely healthful. tioned above, there should be nitrogen '
that.it is putting it too broadly to say The temperature is about 45 for the winter and 85 for summer. in some form the first season to make
destine it to be of the most
The situation of the State and and its wonderful resources one
that land that will grow good corn will flourishing portions of the world. rapid growth. When fruiting beginssome
the Now is the time to come when land is cheap and when the State is entering upon a new
Certainly crop'will form of and of
grow grapes. period of progress of prosperity. potash phosphoric
not be profitable on a wet fiat, nor a For information,literature,price lists of lands,etc.,write to acid should also be given, excepting
sand bed, nor anywhere that a fair on those rare soils that have these in'
crop of corn cannot be made. Jf the FLORIDA HOMESTEAD COMPANY plenty. While a peach tree of bearingsize
land would need to be fertilized for needs only potash and phosphoricacid
com it will need it for grapes. The BOX 117, ORLANDO, FLORIDA. the vine needs some nitrogen as
ideal site and soil would be a gently well.

rolling upland, with a loamy surface about like com, and cultivated as wellas plow it after the vines are planted. It Varieties-Supposing our vineyardist -
and fairlyopen clay subsoil. But therearesticcessful corn would be. should be kept clean by cultivation, has a local market, he can profitably
vineyards on very sandy using a cu1tiv tor. I have the Planet, grow a wide variety of several
land and on quite .heavy clay. It is Planting The ground being pre- Junior, or a light harrow when weeds months' ripening. For the shipping
- more in'the man than the land. pared as before mentioned,pegs shouldbe and grass are small, or in large vineyards market, ,North and West, he will best
Getting Ready-PreSuming that the placed where each vine is to set. I a two-horse cutaway or disc.har confine himself to few varieties. Delaware
proposed /ineyardist knows nothing plant in rows eight (eet apart,and vines row. The cultivation should be as brings the best price, but the
about grape culture=and this is not eight feet apart in the row. The easi-- thorough as for'corn, and should con- vines cost more, are slower of growth
written for those who do-he will be est and most correct way to lay out the tinue through the spring and summer. and more-subject to mildew. For the
quite as far ahead ,at the end of five ground is with a wire having solder l careful man who has the right location
years if he spends a year getting ready. marks every eight feet, At the two Fertilization-Here on light piney -something that cannot be told in ad-
Say this spring plant in corn, fertilizingwell ends short wooden sticks serve as woods soil at least half a peck of cot- vance-it is, perhaps, the most profit-
and plowing an inch deeper than handles. The wire-is stretched straightat tonseed meal per vine should be applied able. Niagara is a great bearer of
heretofore. Plant 'cow peas in the the head of the field, the handles at planting. While no general great bunches that sell well in market,
corn,.giving enough fertilizer to make fastened down, and then a peg set at rule can be given, there should be but to my taste is not good. However,'
rank growth. Sow crimson clover each solder mark. Then the wire is enough of nitrogen, either in the soilor the vineyardist is to please the public,
about the middle of August in the cow carried to the foot of the field and a put in, to make a rank growth the not himself, and the growing of this
peas. Turn all under,going down an- peg set at each Folder mark. Then, first year. With enough fertility, cultivation variety is profitable. Concord thrives
other inch just'before planting in the swipging the wire around to one side and rainfall it is possible to' almost everywhere, and I find but one
spring 'If the subsoil is at ,all heavy of the field, the rows of pegs at the make free-growing vines, such as Concord fault with it, the uneven way in whichit
it will be well to subsoil; running a head and foot serve as guide, lines,the .and Niagara, of bearing size and ripens. Aside from these varieties
bull-tongue in the bottom of each fur- wire is made fast, and each solder shape at the end of the first season's I'cannot advise the, shipping grower.
row will do. In ground thus deeply mark has a peg put beside it. This is growth. I do not know that this could During the past winter I have,cut off .
prepared the roots of the vines will go repeated as the wire is carried across be done on heavy soil, as my experience and grafted dozens of other varieties,
deep. the field, and if 'the work is carefully is only on light piney woods.Training among them Ives, much recommended
The Plants-Supposing our vine. done you have rows of pegs that are W-Here,with an overabundant for the South, but with me well-
yardist to be of moderate means, he straight both down and across the rainfall insummer in the grape nigh worthless. Besides these the
may grow his vines from cuttings dur- field. The roots of the vine are best harvest, I prefer to train to single vineyardist should plant, in an experimental
ing the year he is getting his groundin trimmed short, mere stubs, an inch stakes. This,too, has the merit of allowing way, :Moore's Early,Diamond,
condition. Give three joints of vine long in fact, and the top cut down so cultivation on all sides of the Green Mountain, Bnghton and War
of the past season's growth to each cutting as to leave but two buds. If the vine, so that very little hoe work is den. East of my place, about DeFu-
making the lower end of the cut- weather is,not quite damp it is,best to needed. It is well to set the stake niak Springs, Fla., the Diamond does
ting close up to the lower joint. Tie dip the roots in a thick batter of clay when the vine is planted,and then the well, and, as it is early, would doubt.
these in bunches of about twentyfivewith and water to prevent drying while be- roots are not disturbed afterward. Remember less be profitable. With me :Moore's
the butts even and pack in a box ing handled. One man or boy takesa that. the vine is to be always Early and Brighton bear but little,and
of damp, not wet, sand. The cuttingsare bunch of the vines, another a spade. much what you make it the first sea- Warden is, so far, worthless. But in
best made early in the winter, and The spade is thrust in where a peg son. As it grows tie it to the stake.If many places these are profitable. Aside
then, if the sand is kept somewhat marks a place for the vine, is leaned the growth is strong it will put out from the three standards-Delaware, ,
above the freezing point until spring, forward, the vine roots dropped in behind branches enough. If inclined grow i. Niagara and Concord-the beginnerwill
the butts, which should be placed up it,. the spade removed and the without branching pinch off the top, best not plant largely, unless the
in the box, will have calloused and be soil well firmed with the feet. I am and keep pinching until you have. varieties Have been tested in his immediate -
ready to send out roots directly after aware that the books mostly prescribea branches enough. Except for this neighborhood.
being planted at the opening of spring.If hole nearly filled in with good surface pinching to make branches let every- Spraying-The vineyardist will need
kept too warm the cuttings will waste soil, and the vine roots carefully thing grow the. first season. When a spray pump,and if the vines are num. .
. their vitality in making buds in the spread as more top soil is filled in. Butif the buds swell in the spring prune back erous this should be a force pump on
box. If too cold they will not callous. the land is well and deeply preparedthe all branches. two or three buds. If a barrel,the knapsack not being suitedto
, ., The Delaware is not reckoned an easy hole does not help, and with the pruned early in the winter the vines large work. It is not worth whileto
vine to grow from a cutting. Most of close cutting off of the roots there is sometimes die back,but when the pruning "go over" the vines with the spray.
the other common varieties root readi- no need to work soil among them. 'is late this does not occur. The pump. The spraying must be thoroughto
a; ly. But if the vineyardist prefers to This close pruning of the roots is justas second year but little fruit should be be effective.
f; buy he can, if he gets as many as neon practicable in tree planting as with allowed to grow, the object being to :Marketing-Fine grapes, to bnng
.:" get Concord, Niagara, etc., at vines. Of over one thousand peach get a strong vine. The second winter the best price,need to be sold in small
about $2 per 100, and Delaware at trees thus root-pruned, planted this prune as before,only if there are many packages. I find the common quart
" about twice that price. The cuttings spring, every one is alive. branches cut some of them out. Prac- berry box best for early and choice
,--, should be planted in early spring infertile Cultivation-If the ground has been tice alone will enable the vineyardistto grapes, increasing the size of the package -
i well.prepared ground in rows well prepared it is not worth while to judge how much to take and how as the marketgoes-lower. The

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screens. An ordinary shute leads to "
..... the tower, and beyond it is a dark A number of oar subscribers' hate pro- Tie
pounded questions to the
After all the talk about the"passing room, in which large brushes are arranged Ie question now before the us people on for currency settlement .'.

::J of the horse," over:-production, low to sweep all flies from the animals -I] with the request that they be answered and have j$

prices, etc., there have been signs this as they pass through it. On being from authoritative sources. experience already* '. -

TJr. season that the tide is turning, and swept from', the animal the flies The questions deal mostly with historical proved :the necessity of fer

-- that really good horses are not plentiful. make a bee line for the day-light of Ii facts of financial legislation and we tilizers. Low prices and sharp:

The. Breeder & Horseman tells ,the tower, and are thus entrapped,and answer United them States with'Treasury facts obtained from bas-the competition demand their intelligent t
of a Nashville, Tenn., business man gradually beat themselves to bath ed on United States statistics dating from
., who was advised to take horse-back against the wire screen of the dome, the establishment of the government. application. wY

exercise and went out to buy a saddle while the animal walks out the other We do not repeat the questions as the Successful farmers will tell '

horse. The first one that suited his way; The door admitting the animal reader can easily see in the statementsthe you that they use fertilizers .

fancy was held at $350 cash-lowest to the base of the tower opens inward 11 answer to respective questions."To .
containing a high
The second and immediately springs shut when Demonetize-To deprive of current percentageof
figure. one, a good- value to withdraw from as "
looking animal, but with a splint and the animal passes it It is a screen Webster's Dictionary; use money.

two or three wind puffs, was valued at door, protected by an outside liningof "Bimetallism The legalized use of two

$200.: After several days' search, a, stiff wire netting, and the cattle metals, as gold and silver in the currency Potash.o.o.

-. saddle horse said to be the equal of readily push it open. of a country at a fixed relative value.'Vebster's ." .

any in the State was found, but the The.inventor claims that after being Dictionary. .
: According to the definitions as given and that they secure the largestyields' z
owner would not take less than $450. driven through a few times the cattle above silver is not now nor never has

And spending two weeks in search of learn to run this trap and go throughby been demonetized in the United States. and most money for

k; a cheap but good horse, the businessman themselves when tormented by flies, Our silver money has' not been withdrawn their products by doing so. -.

found himself no nearer a trade as readily as they learn to run to a from use as money nor deprivedof We have collected in our pamphlets the
than at the beginning. He had learned thicket or brush to scrape off the flies, its current value. According to the results of long and carefully conducted experiments -
definition of bimetalism
I we now have by leading authorities, which
that no really good driving horse or as readily as a horse learns to run I bimetalism in effect although based upon send free to all farmers who apply for them.we
- could be bought for less than $200 to a burn to escape flies.-Indiana a gold standard. We now hare in GERMAN KALI WORKS, '
t while first class animals were held at Farmer. I circulation in silver or its reprentatives, P3 Nassau St.,New York. .

: from $ to $400. Only scrub farm the silver certificate, more silver than

horses and western ponies sold from Tobacco. gold.Gold coin is legal tender at its face value

4 $3 to $50Acclimation- I for all debts public and private.
v ., Value of Tobacco Stems. Standard silver dollars are legal tenderat JJfljffl [

f Fever in. Oattle.N Editor Farmer and fruit-Grower: their face value in payment for all
I Tobacco stems laid on the grass over debts public and private without regard to
Exhaustive experiments at the stations winter impart-some of theirrichness to the'amount, except where. otherwise stip-

of Texas, Alabama and Arkansas the soil and ulated in the contract.
improve the The
. have demonstrated beyond doubt grass. Subsidiary silver ((halves, quarters and FENCES AND FERTILIZERSIt
stems can be gathered again in the dimes
up ) is legal tender for amounts notexceeding
that splenetic lever, sometimes called in Is customary to spread the plant food
spring, cut short picecs with a hat- $10 in Minor
one payment.
acclimation fever any evenly over the field, then mix with the soil.
and often
r" called chet and put in potato hills or plowed coins (nickle and copper) are legal Why not bury It all In one corner of the field
Texas' fever, is communicated from. under tender to the amount of 25 cents. That's the way some people baUd "elastic"
the land intended
on fences. When shock strikes the Page, it
g: one animal to another; by means of to be sown in United States notes ,,(greenbacks) are don't have to wait while a boy "goes to the
ticks. Experiments in Texas have : in cow-peas' or planted legal tender for all debts, public. and private spring"but finds it all along the One.

proved that cattle can be' made. to I corn or vegetables. The stalks except duties on imports and inter- PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE Co:,Adrian,Hich.
s I have the manunal value of an equal est on the public debt.
F swim through a vat sunk into the amount of the best animal excrement Gold and Silver Certificates and Na-

ground and filled with water, on top A Connecticut farmer "I have tional Bank notes are not legal tender ..
of, 'which floats a stratum of oil an says, but both classes of certificates are receiv-
used the
inch thick, and that this 'treatment tobacco stalks on grass landsin able for public due except duties on im- I 'Jor 4-
the fall add found them.worth ;
more .
portS.The +
kills all ticks the
being 9 cents than a coat of manure, but I do not Treasury Department states that ;

-. per head. like the picking them off from two there is'in existence in the United States Oranges.; ,
Some of experiments have led $567,931,823 in gold coin ahd ..
I acres spring. I have also used $32,268,955 ,.Ji. .
to the belief that this fatal disease i is them for in the hill I in gold bullion uncoined. ':. -
' x not in other potatoes by cutting The number of standard silver dollars Resorts
f communicated any way them and dropping about four coined from 1792 to 1873, under free'coin
except by ticks, 'but to settle this point pieces in each hill, and have had good age'was 8,031,238. From 1878 (the date [investmentsDevelopments '

beyond all doubt the Texas station j results, as the stalks seem to rot and of the restoration of the coinage of the ..,.

cleaned a lot of cattle by the above'method furnish food fpr the tubers as fast as i it standard silver dollar), to June 30th, ,
and shipped them to the :Missouri is needed and 1896 there were coined 430790041. Except
when fully rotted the I
from 1873 to 1878 the suspension of
station which will feed them for >
ground is left loose for the potatoes to coinage of silver has been a suspensionof [Attractions
r. putting native :Missouri cattle grow in. But the best results from the it on what is known as private ac Address,
: into the same pen with them for a week l least work I have had from spreadingthem count only.

or two at a time, turning in a fresh on land that had been The commercial value of an ounce of G. D. ACKERLY, .
sown to
bunch every two weeks. If all theseescape silver in 1873 was 1.29 4-5. The present CtMERAL PASSCNCCR ACCMT.THETROPICALTRUNKLINE.
rye. One year I bought ten acres of i value is 69J cents. The amount of silver
the contagion it will be proof fold field land that had i .
been treated to> necessary to make a standard silver dollar .
positive that cattle freed of ticks may rye about every fourth year and[ in 1873 cost 2-5 of a cent more than a JACKSONVILLE. / I

V safety'cross any. quarantine lines and stocked with red-top, as clover and dollar. At present price of silver the

"mingfe j with any cattle, for someweeks timothy would not take it amount necessary to make a standardsilver I
being so
before the cattle cleaned dollar would cost 52 4-5 cents.
' : run out that it would produce only ten We cannot reconcile the statements of r
")icks and to Missouri ticks
: shipped bushels of rye per acre. I have plant Mr. Bryan when he says that free coinage
taken from their bodies were mailed two each and of silver would give ''cheap"
acres to corn sowed rye money t
.to. the :Missouri station and there put;, and stocked with clover and timothy and at the same time states that the free
upon three native cows, all of which see&and tobacco coinage of silver at the ratio of 16 to 1
spread my on. The would at once raise the-price of silver the
took the fever and died. Now if the
result is that I have
a good of world to$1.29
crop rye over per ounce as measuredby
' same cattle freed of ticks do not communicate and that the stocking is good. On the gold thus making a silver dollar worthas

the fever, a clear case w'bc ill six acres that I had thus treated I pastured much as a gold dollar without a main SEfDSPerfect

.-' .made out against the tick as thonly c two cows and one horse seventeen tenance on a parity: with gold as at present
If this latter be the the dollar sells grow
means spreading this dread 1
weeks till I turned them into perinI i-erleUM*' ,
". my would be no "cheaper" than it now is. crop .
malady; .. fall feed. I never turn my cattle onto The two statements are contradictoryand fare not grown tJ1d Ance. JCotl;
flog iserer left to cl.tua e In! grow-
new stocked land. until the clover. is one or the other must be false. :Mr. lag Fern'.f'eeda. DtoaltrllleU -
G An Ingenious. Cattle Fly-Trap. in full blossom." Bryan's stated reason for his belief he illustrated 1 them everywhere. Write for

A farmer of Madison by saying that if a purchasergoes FERRY'S
? county, Ky., I would suggest that your Florida into the market and offers a certain
claims to have completely circumvented farmers should carefully save and use price for the entire production of any article SEED ANNUAL

the hornfly and all other flies that all their tobacco stems. It might even the price will be sustained always to t for information 1S96. Brimful about, Uat of and valuable new.test '. ..".." "!
torment cattle. pay to purchase them for potatoes and the price offered by the purchaser. Thisis seeds. Free by ma.u.'J.' *
true providing that the has D. U. FERRY & CO.. .
In a convenient place in his pasturen other crops that require a considerable purchaser 'r
the to for Detroit, filch, '
the water place, he %erected a potash, and even for growing orange However ability under pay free coinage unlimited of quantity.silver as .'.....

small. tower: inclosed in wire gauze, trees.-. J. H. c., New Haven, Conn. proposed, the United States Government .t.
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.,- We have a limited supply of fine budded orange trees 1 year old on sour
-' and trifoliate stock, 3 years old (budded low). All our nursery stock having HOW ARRANGE FOR STDEKH
been banked last winter. Trees are now in thrifty condition.

ff'ollowingYariegaarantee&trUeto. name:. .
; Investigation into the Requirements of Florida Orchards.
MED. SWEET SANFORD MED, PARSON BROWN, 15' Y ears 1 { Experimenting in the Growth of Florida Fruits.

JAFFA TANGERINE, HOMO8A8S8A.HART'S LATE, .-. SATSUMA NAVEL, Eiperienoe In the Production of Trees for Florida! Planting.

cent Ate;each.!-hundred'. be trees the'trao Pineapple- Orange. Size of buds 3 to 4 feet. Price,50 and 75 I Satsuma Trifoliata -Hardy Orange Hardy Stock.

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-. Can famish Budwood of> all the above named varieties for fall budding. Prices will be reduced Over 300 Varieties of Fruits and Ornamentals .
-In October on some ftrlettes. For full particulars,address. .
:' Interlachen, Fla. Peaches, Pears, Plums, Citrus Fruits, Kaki, Nuts,

.. Grapes Roses Etc. Etc.
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THE LAKE GEORGE NURSERIES, or- 2W.1G ENTS. Catalogue. free. Estimates Furnished. Correspondence Solicited..

ire.. offering- 'a'fine.lot ofBudded'Trets lot tale for season of'95 and'96,including a limited supply of GLEN ST. MARY NURSERIES.

.... k Also 'Grape Fruit Tmrdlf Magnum Bonum, Mediterranean Sweet, Bessie. Tangerine and
common Orange,Sanford's Sicily Lemon and,Villa Franca Lemon. Grown to stakes. All on Sour
locks. Write for prices to '

'. w.'VY. HA'VVKINS? Georgetown& SONS, FlaG 15,000 BUDDED TREES

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All the choicest varieties of citrus fruit on sour or wild lemon

: *. $ AI TErD PECANS** roots,;grown on high, loose, scrub hickory and spruce ridge land.

>'" .From the choicest trees in Florida. Money making Early Peaches. A full line of Pears and Also strawberry plants of newest varieties, and a full line of tropical
F" P1tgn: s. De toiops. c Celestial Figs. Mulberries that bear four months. and semi-tropical fruit and ornamental"" trees and flowering plants.


Trifoliata stocks one,two and three years old. AU stock clean and healthy. Send for inter-
esting catalogue. JOHN B. BEACH, Indian River Nurseries

J. H. GIRARDEAlf. Prop., Monticello, Fla. (Established 1886.)



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k Our stock of thla popular variety will be ready for delivery by October 1st. Beware of spurious
e Italian and California stock sold by northern houses at$2 to$7.50 per pound.
are strictly in line this season! with the finest stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees,Roses

A. :.J? OUR\ SEED' ARE GENU I N.E. Shrubs,etc.,we have ever grown. AU the money making varieties in

Both Varieties,White and -Red,Packet 5 cents; \{ oz.15 cents; i oz; 25 cents; %Ib.85 cents; ORANGES, PEACHES, PEARS, PLUMS, BUDDED ROSES,
' i Ib. $3.00 post paid. Camellias,etc. Jigs in large Supply, .
Stock of Highest grade..'Prices Right. Will dormant-bud. Oranges and Plums at very low

:H;. G :HASTINGS, CO., SEEDSMEN '. *f1res.! : -. \::0. PIERGOH,

Catalogue free on application.JOHN .
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Cashier. Assistant Cashier. and
CAPITAh 100000. Fruits and Produce
Beoe1n and ten._In_ear toad lots and nmdler Most
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< THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK Dairy,Hennery- and farm. Com pldeEstah.
Band for our little book,"Sun rttons to Bhippen*Xaik*| .
BeporU,EpceUl Wfcrenoeg,Btendli.eta.all free.
t.,' JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, Inquiries and Correspondence Invited ).

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Depository 4 offered- every facility which their bale Send for CATALOGUE Annual Descriptive .

anoesr' business, and: responsibility warrant. -' .: It newly contains issued and everything revised Geo. S. Hacker & Son, _
needed by the Horticul-
0' a SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES TO RENT FROM $5.00 turist and plant-lover. Manufacturers of
and for
\ /PER. YEAR, UP. Orchard Greenhouse.,'Window Largest, Lawnor CHARLESTON, S. C,

I(> 1. cottectton to select from Purchaw' our mates,which we guarantee
'.1 DxHEoToaB.: ,. ... .in the South. superior any sold South,and thereby. eave
4. .John .'lMlitB, ,. Church Anderson, Chas. Marvin, ,money. _
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! about what is generally paid, and it they were so weak that they died t FAIRVIEW PINERY.
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,Poor, Quality of. American Eggs. cities offer but little inducement to the the same temperature, those upon the
', fresh in as farmer to increase his poultry business., outside being cooler than those whichlie Pineapple
Eggs are as Europe they ,
Yet he must not be misled by these inside.
-Experiment Station Rec-
are stale and bad in America. It is
prices, and be-one of a number to add ord. -
almost impossible to get a stale egg in to the already poor quality, by bring- ....... Plants .' ... \1
first-class hotel in -
any, or restaurant ing to market any and all eggs he may Democracy in Hen Roosts. -+ FOR SALE.--. :: ..
England or ,on the continent. Of gather. To the marketman an egg is A writer in an exchange says: "See- .
course there are different grades of an egg; hence price hardly enters into i ng a farmer near me building a henhouse ""
Smooth Cayenne!II! Home Grown II!!
there as there are here but I
eggs the matter at all. To the honest and I took occasion to give him a
never knew of any such to be used fort idea. He in his .
conscientious farmer, a fresh egg is new was putting roostsin
any other purpose ,than the one they the only kind he should have to offer. the old-fashioned way, one being
wcrejntended for. In France, for ex him above the other of about ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY
Let once establish a reputation for on an angle .
ample, even in the cheapest pension"one fresh forty-five degrees In this the
having strictly eggs, and he will\ way
a one) 'always can have a fresh egg, and fowls led F. N. PRICE
find he can about make his own price are to attempt to get upon ,

t, the reputation would and pride of the inferior French irrespective of any general market.It the highest roost, and as it gets full, P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO,,FLA.
people not permit, an is stated by many writers in poultry the weak ones are crowded off and fall .
i'' article to be offered. I am sorry to journals that it only costs 12 cents to the ground. They begin again to

say United this States.is not the case in. our great per dozen to produce eggs. This may climb up, only to repeat again the HOME GROWN

'. be true during summer, when hens are same performance,until it gets so dark -.0"" .
1 I WHY ARE PRICES SO LOW? given free range and are left to shift that they stop climbing, resting con-

:; If we import $5,000,000; worth of for themselves and eat what they can tent upon the .lower roost, or even Pineapple Slips .
.eggs, and'are constantly short of the find, but it costs more than this if stock upon the ground under the roosts. In -

demand, why are prices so low be properly housed, yarded and fed the morning the fowls will Tiot go .. and Suckers

; < Last spring fresh retailed in summer and winter solely for egg production down as they'went up, from one roost
Albany at roc per dozen eggs, stood at 120 thereby insuring the best to another, but fly from the roost to the Of the Following Varieties .

for some weeks, and then rose to 150 quality, and by far the greatest quan ground,and in this way,and by falling IoI SALE .
': i 7c, and continued ,so until August tity. A guaranteed quality should from the roost to the ground at night, :

IS. Last winter the average price never be sold for less than 20 cents i in heavy fowls, especially when very fat ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN
from October to March was These summer and at least 35 cents in win or very full of eggs, are often crippledin GOLDEN
prices for fresh seem 3pc.ridiculous ter. Let any who are in the businessfor the legs or otherwise injured. Many QUEEN, RIPLEY
eggs ,
$ but can be explained by the very inferior eggs try this system of properly likely hens I have seen completely QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE, PER- .

quality offered. In reality the caring for their hens, so that when. spoiled in this way. I told him I NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH..
they an they can vouch for should build all the roosts of the same
eggs were not worth much more than gather egg Apply to ,. .
these prices, as, except in the spring, its being laid that day, they will find height, and no more than two and a G. 0. MATTHAMS
they were not at all to be relied on. no difficulty getting customers will half feet from the floor, putting about ,
The different processes for preserving ing to pay the better price I mention. fifteen inches apart. Before, left I Florida Pineapple Company,

-and from -Country Gentleman. had the satisfaction of seeing him com- Otto. .
keeping eggs over spring,
when whiter mence to undo the work he had'done MADDOCK & MATTHAMS, .
they are
plenty, through
Warmth and Cold in Egg Hatching. and
build the roosts as I
and until spring again, are too numerous suggested, West Palm Beach, Fla
mention Of course this is all The reports of experiments Mme. and of bearing an old farmer who was

for the one of supplying the Dieudome upon the effect of cold upon present declare his intention of taking
demand during{purpose the season when the incubation of eggs, published by out his roosts, which were on the lad- bees deserve death? Is it not possible

'ate the scarcest! ,, .and they are in eggs as the French Minister of .Agriculture, der style, and putting in new ones, that they did the best they could? If
great demand during the cold winter are quoted at considerable le. igth. It level and lower.,, I think they will there wasn't enough honey in the flowers _

a? at any other time of the year, and was found that fowls hatch larger and save hens enough before summer bj to support them and give a surplus
naturally it seems the most rational stronger broods during the months of so doing to more than pay for the labor besides, it seems unjust to punish themso

-- thing to do to them when February, March and April than dur it will take. severely. I had a lot of bees that
they are plenty.preserve The marketmen ing the warm months of June, July and behaved the same as yours. In the

-might ask how we to change August. It was found that the eggs of yeer 1894, they not only gave no sur
this order of things.propose The fowls which were at liberty hatched Apiary. plus, but they didn't even get their
only remedy
I. better than those of fowls which and
is to improve the were own living, to get throughthe
'. confined. In tests made with an in= winter and spring I had to feed
producing eggs in winter and offering Edited by A. F. BROWN.San Mateo, Fla.
cubator it was found that eggs which them an even ton of granulated sugar.
\ them as fresh. This is not the diffi n
were repeatedly cooled and warmed The next year, 1895,although they
\; cult task it used to be. Some
years Killing a Colony of Bees.A .
hatched much better than those which their
i got own living, they gave me no
,. ago it was almost impossible, to obtain
fresh during the winter months were kept at a warm temperature all correspondent of the AmericanBee surplus. Now, if at the beginning of

-t but now eggs, with the great advance of, the time. In one experiment the eggs Journal asks how to;kill a colony the year 1896, I had'said to them that

poultry culture, the improvement i iI in were cooled by exposing them to the that: has stored no surplus for two I they were doomed to die because they .
literature and the bene- air one and a half hour daily during years. The Journal answers as follows had been a loss instead of a profit to ,
J fit denved from the poultry great journals the whole period of incubation. [This : me for two years I would have madea

throughout the country, it has become treatment retarded the.period of incu- The quickest way, perhaps, wouldbe mistake, for this year they have given
,i .a comparatively matter. .' tion for three days. The eggs became to blow up with dynamite. A lot enough surplus to pay back the ton
easy quite cold and it about of small be of and leave
required boys might got to stone sugar me several hundred
TO GET GOOD EGGS twelve hours to bring them up to 104 them. An objection to either of these dollars besides. If no other bees

all that is necessary is to care for your degrees F., the temperature of incuba plans is that the combs would be some- around you are getting surplus, then

.. hens as well as you would care for tion., In this experiment thirteen out what injured, and in the latter case, you may be pretty sure it is not the
some of your other livestock; house of sixteen eggs hatched vigorous chick while it would give the small boys unbounded fault of the bees, but next year may

them comfortably, feed them regularlyand ens. The incubator had previously delight as well as a few stings, reward jour patience. If other bees
study their habits, and the eggs been used with unsatisfactory results. it would cultivate them an undesIr- are getting honey and yours none,then

will come fast enough. A healthy From a second experiment it was able spirit of cruelty. So it may be I the best thing is to give them another
flock will lay one-third eggs in winteras inferred that the gradual heating of the i better to use the orthodox method ol queen, so as to change the breed. But

against one-half in summer. For eggs was as essential as the process of destroying them by brimstone. Dig a please don't kill the poor little creatures

example, '300 hens should lay about cooling. Twenty-five eggs which had little pit in the ground,put into it some for what they can't help. .

100 eggs per day in winter, and aver been laid on very warm days were lighted rolls of sulphur and rags, and .
age iso per day in spring and summer placed in the incubator and exposed after dark,.when the bees have enteredthe Large quantities of fresh fish are -

If the supply is not quite as large in to air as in the preceding case. The hive, set fire to the rolls and, set .being shipped from the Indian river,

winter as in summer, it will simplyma temperature was such that the eggs the hive over, putting rags around the section. -

e the prices a little higher, but the were warmed up to 104 degrees in two bottom of the hive so that no'bee may Fernandina still has under consid.'

quality can always be relied on. In or three hours. This temperature was escape its proper doom. eration the erection of an electric ;

: Europe,. 'fresh- eggs are never cheap. In maintained- until- the brood hatched. But,now, are you sure those poor light plant. '
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who get best returns, use our' who get their truck to market first, use ,

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Price $25.00 Per Ton. .. ,
For>> Making Perfect Shipping Berries. ''li.. $27.OO.GUARANTEED
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Equals Bone Phosphate of Lime 16 to 18 ., > Ammonia from COttonSeed")rea1, Nitrate of Soda,Blood
V, Sulphate of Potash ...$8 to 8 v/ *- : : an dBo ne"................ ....... .s" W to 6:#
Equals Actual .. 3X "Bone"Acid'JiL. Available Phos Acid from Acid Phosphate and Bone........ 4tf to 5#
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Messrs. Fisher 1kusedWileon Powers Lawtey, June 30th, 1896.: 7'=This is 'a soluble I quick and lasting fertilizer. The nitrogen

I & Toomer's Strawberry Special Fertilizer my strawberry crop, coming from three different ingredients is especially
about 1,2001bs.to) the acre,and from two acres shipped 150 bushels. 1 had the best
ries the beat plants, the best yield of ten years. My pear trees on the same land bervaluable, as all three sources are best adapted to mak
making a big growth. (Signed.) *6IM HOGAN. ing,quick growth. The potash from sulphate of potash

.- Write for our Special Strawberry Circular, -"How to Grow. only,

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

.We also have.a large supply of the Celebrated H. ;J. Baker & Bro.'s Complete Vegetable and Orange Tree Manures. Also a Complete F

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vinxsoiv: & TOCMVEBR: Jacksonville.
Insecticide and Fertilizer Lime, $7.00, per Ton ; ,

18, to October 24, gave off 264,000 consideration by the farmer in grow- average of 28.99 pounds for oats, How We Killed the Grasshoppers."We .
'pounds of water or 8J$ times as muchas ing his different and should bea
crops 20.46 pounds for barly and 73.50 never had a finer crop of cab.
would fall on the area of the top. guide to him as to their proper culti pounds for com bf water more in the bages," said :Mr. H. when he came in

It has been computed that i hectareof vation. field than in the barrels. Thus it from surveying the upper farm. I had

beech forest, 115 years old will Another matter of importance is would be seen that while more water time to think that I was glad something -

transpire 2.300,000 to 3,500,000 liters the amount of moisture required to was consumed in the field for every promised well this hard year,

.. of water between June i, and December j produce a pound of dry. vegetable pound of dry matter produced than in when he added, "but there are fifteen

J I. In this connection it is interesting matter in the various crops. The Wisconsin the barrels, the-amount of water used or twenty grasshoppers on every head."

to note the rate of surface Agricultural Experiment Station per square foot in the barrels was It is the habit of these pests to workon

-. evaporation for fallow ground. Mr. t has performed many valuable much greater than the measured lossesin the edges of fields, and eat everything -
Sewell of the Kansas Experiment experiments upon this subject and has the field. This leads us to believe clean as far as they go. All

Station performed several experiments secured comprehensive data upon it. that when a sufficient supply of waters through the season, a poison*of Paris
-' -- to ascertain this. He took two boxes, Barley, bats and corn were used as maintained at all times its effectiveness green and bran had been spread

filled them. with earth and weighed subjects. They were planted in bar. is increased and this is probably around the edges of the crops-alfalfa

them. He then put one in a hermet rels which were'set in flush with the the chief reason why though the yield potatoes and cabbage-and the hop.

.: ically sealed case and allowed the surface of the soil in a field of the per acre is greater, the number of pers had not damaged things very

other to be exposed to the weather. same crop. The barrels were given pounds required for a pound of dry leavily. But now we had cut our

4, This .was done on August i, and on the same cultivation as the fields and matter in the barrels has in every case alfalfa, the neighbors had cut theirs,

'September 15, upon again weighing each experiment was in duplicate.The been smaller than that indicated in and reaped their grain, and that was
: them he found that the one exposed barrels received the usual rainfall the field. why our cabbages were covered with
had lost pounds, which would be and in addition occasional
9 an water-
It was also found that it took 452 grashoppers. They ha4 been obligedto
equivalent to ift pounds of rainfall or ing, the attempt being made to keep
tons of water to. produce one ton of seek new-pastures, and unless something
189 tons of water acre. In the them
per at
a constant weight. The
which is were done at the
dry matter, equal to 4.03 once, crop
of forest trees if the shade is
case amount of water was computed from
inches rainfall, and potatoes took 422 would be a total loss, says the R.N.Y.
dense will lessen the
they probably the rainfall and weight of other water
tons or 3.73 inches rainfall. cabbages standing as as
surface evaporation by their shade, used. It was found that it required
could covered It
they ten
It is within the of this grow, acres.
not province
.' but if are scattered the soil
they con.f' 401.74 pounds water to produce one took patience and
tent of moisture will be greatly dimin pound of dry matter in straw, paper to discuss the methodsof perseveranceatrue
501.47pounds Westerner would sand-to
ished. preventing the loss of soil
mj.. for oats, and 30149 poundsfor fight those insects that
"" probably numb
moisture such cultivation
." as draining,
Various experiments haye been corn. Each of the duplicates
i- mulching and others but nevertheless bered millions. We learned that grass.
i. / '" 'performed to ascertain the depth oft f agreed quite closely with the other ,
the only value of such experiments hoppers were very fond of the oil of
t root-feeding{ in deciding to what depth a d-the experiments of two years met as have been, described is that anise. A mixture was made consist.

y + to till the soil. Clover and timothy V with the same results. But the yields they show us what is necessary to be ing of ten quarts of bran, two large
grown upon a rise of ground 28 to 30 were large and especially so in case done. If in spoonfuls of Paris green (enough to
we persist growing certain
feet above the table reduced the of corn During the
water crop. same
: year on soil lacking in.sufficient make it look green), one-half pint of
water content of sand at a depth on" f experiments of similar nature were molasses or sugar, and enough oil of
amount of moisture for them or if we
five feet to 4.92 per cent ol its dry performed with whole fields. The fail to properly cultivate and drain it anise to give it a pleasant smell. This
weight, while its normal content is content of the soil .at time of plantingwas was scattered up and down the long
we tons of fertilizers but
:. -'j 18 centTimothy determined, and again when the may ,
per the will be small. As these rows, and did its work so thoroughlythat
: ;:t; and blue grass exhaust the com was cut and .the difference with crops and well experiments the dead insects were seen all
.. surface moisture the rainfall the amount of mois prove as every one
: \ while clover and gave knows far over the ground, and were found in
some plants require more
w t-R: com are deep feeders.In ture consumed. As a result it was water than others. Hence it is that raking hay half a mile from the cabbages
comparing the exhaustion of f ascertained that .on the average it i .
r. -- moisture in land the following results requires 414 pounds of water to produce in some are valuable off in consuming lands. If water willows We have never found any poisonedbirds

were obtained: With all other condi[ J one pound of dry matter in corn draining and similar swamp and doubt whether the mixture

.:' : tions the same in fallow ground i it This was in 1890, and in 1891 it required i on the edges of trees were and planted in excessively attracts the birds. Had it been poisoned -

:' was found that there was four times only about 170 pounds, but in i moist places swamps they would do grain, the case might have been
,; as much moisture at a of the former the .
depth of
3 year amount percolation much to aid in tillable. different Now that the hoppers are
is' :}. feet as in land upon which corn is was much greater than in the latter vanquished, the worms have appeared.

; rT. growing; at 24 inches it.was i#.times In the same way, oats required 519 lbs. When the farmer learns to conserve In the fall of 1893 and 1894, the blue
4 as great, at 6 inches 3 times; it had on soil that had been fallow and 534; the soil moisture-the protoplasm oi f crow-a bird new to this section-

three times as much in blue grass and pounds on soil that had not been fallow the soil-then with proper attentionto came among us in flocks, harvested
timothy at 6 inches and i# at and the amount of mineral food, he
; 24 barley required 537 pounds on the cabbage worms in good style, and
.. inches, but r less at 34 feet, while the former and 719 pounds on the latter will have abundant crops and i if rightly spent the winter very sociably in town.

clover and peas had! twice as much at ground. Comparing these results managed, the farm will pay., In 1895, they failed to appear, muchto
.finches i at two feet and at with those of the Michigan Agricultural College.
# ifi experiments with the regret of bird lovers,who hoped

3W-feet: These. ,poins.. 'need._ _.careful. barrels, -.', 'it is seen that it required. an '-Southern.. Ruralist.. that they would be regular visitors.
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