Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: October 17, 1896
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
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System ID: UF00055765:00099
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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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$. towers r ,:Editor. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA OCTOBER 17, .1896. Whole No. 1445 J:t SCtr sEBIEs, No.4a \ .

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"We'have a limited supply of fine budded orange trees 1 year old on sour. w
and trifoliate stock, Spears old (budded low). All our nursery. stock haying 140w is,,.THE TIME TO ARRANgE FOR STDEKH
in condition.
.been banked last winter. Trees are now

Following varieties guaranteed true to name: \ I Investigation into the Requirements of Florida Orchards...

!, MED"SWEET.. BURY SANFORD BLOOD MED, -'V*%'PAKSON ST MICHAEL BROWN, ...'-:1."5 Y ears { Experimenting In the Growth of Florida Fruits.
JAFFA,_ HART'S LATE:, NAVEL, I. Experience In the Production of Trees for Florida Planting:;

K A:far hundred fine trees of the.true and Pineapple GRAPE Orange FRUIT.Size of buds 3 to 4 Cect.. Price,50 and 75 Satsuma on Trifoliata Hardy Orange oIl Hardy=Stock.

cent each. .

8 BUDWOOD.Can .. Over 300 Varieties of Fruits and
furnish Budwood of all the above named varieties for fall budding.. Prices. will be reduced Ornamentals
4 In October on. some ftrletlca. For Cult particu1a.rs.. ddress -

1.. -''.. -; HASTINGS' Interlachen& WYLIE, Fla., Peaches, Pears, Plums, Citrus Fruits, Kaki, Nuts, ,

Y ... Grapes, Roses, Etc., Etc.

;THE LAKE GEORGE NURSERIES pr,NO AGENTS. Catalogue free. Estimates Furnished. Correspondence Bollclted.

are offering a'fine Jot of Budded Trees tor sale for season of'95 and 96,including limited supply of ..
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Also Grape,.Fruit, Tardifls.Magnum Bonum, Mediterranean Sweet, Bessie.Tangerine and 15,000
eontmon.Orange,Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa,Franca Lemon. Grown to stakes. All on Sour BUDDED TREES!
stocks. Write for prices to, -
.. % r. -W. HAWKINS, & SONS
Georgetown All the choicest varieties of citrus fruit on sour or wild lemon

d I. ,.. I roots, grown on high, loose, scrub hickory and spruce ridge land.
(} Also strawberry plants of newest varieties, and a full,line of tropicaland
** AFT D PECANS** semitropical fruit and ornamental trees and flowering plants.

From the choicest trees in Florida. Money making Early Peaches. A full line of Pears and Catalogue on application.
Plums. Delicious Celestial Figs. Mulberries that-bear four months. -i


Trifoliata stocks one,two and three yean old. All stock clean and healthy. Send for Interesting (Established 1886.) .
catalogue.. '
: J. H. GIRARDEAU. Prop...Monticello, Fla.
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Our stock of U U popular variety will be ready for delivery by October 1st. Beware" of spurious SATSUMA, TANGERINES, 'PARSON BROWN, ETC..;'ETC.BUDDING .
Italian and California stock sold by northern houses at veto $=.3o per pound. .
+ + + + WOOD. + + +
: .. >- .. Trifoliata Stock,.(One, Two and Three'TearsPears'; Peaches, Plums, Figs.
Both Varieties' ,White and Red,Packet 5 cents; MOZ.IS cents; i oz; 25 cents; *Ib;'8S cents. ; __ .Japonicas: Imported Plants, Fine Budded Roses,Etc.
I Ib. &oo post paid. : .
The Best of Stock. .. Proper Treatment.. Low-Prices.

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H.. .T. BAYA. THOS. W. CONRAD ., PA. .
Cashier.CflPITflli $100,000.i' Assistant Cashier. Fruits and Produce and

B sdv and sen,fa ear load tote ad smaller y iIost
: qua t1Ue4wprodna.c \he. 0I'0l&rd.G&r THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK tad I'arm.
;i' Com Q1etoEstab
Sod for c.r HtU book"Socgntkau to Shipper. !. XIIW
Beport.Speci.lrren w,8t BelU.e ,all re.
/ : V' JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, Inquiries and Correspondence Invited ..

'.Ho. j tJUt01iy. soligits you.Deposits,Collections. and General i lishment
,'i Banking Business .

offered -facility which their bal- va Send for CATALOGUE Annual Descriptive South .
Beppeitors every e4
newly issued and revised.. Geo. S. Hacker & Son
aaic. business l and responsibility warrant. 9 It contains everything .i
needed the Horticulturist
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3 AFI,DtPOWT BOXES TO RENT FROM $5.00 l t and plant-lover. Manufacturers of ..6
PER YEAR, UP. or Orchard Greenhouse., Window Largest, Lawnor CHARLESTON. S. C, _: .,,
c %? 'select from Purchase our make,which we juar& tee '' -2-F
: DIP C'X'OR.i .p400% in the South superior to any sold South and thereby_sc __ j-
Johia Marvin,' Church Anderson. Chas..Marvin. money. _-4. -.' .A> ;
II.".'1',,kya,.;':.z. ;< .':'.W.M.Davidson. .Judge. R.-B.Atchlbald.. BEASOIEB BROTHERS. ONECO, FLA. &WIIOOW AID FUST 6LASS A 1i1Cw'U.: '
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What is called the "rse of the sap" around the plants up to the top of the; compensation for all charges by the

--.;; Cou in spring is simply the separation of stalks. Be careful in doing this not railroads for interstate commerce. The

,;'. the layer of bark cells from the wood to let the soil get into the heart of the railway attorney says the case will not
.'-:i at.8e, cells of the past 'year-the period plants, or they will rust. Hold Bach be appealed.The .

: 11IAMBZA. DY8X2'TZRZ; when the boys make whistle pipes. plant> tightly together with one hand amount involved is said to age

M4 aU $on. COMPLAINTS.A There is no '"rise in the sap"in the while bringing the earth close aroundit gregate some forty or fifty millions of
) fere 8f ,Quick Car for tttfso
.; ttouhlM fa popular- sense of the word, but the with the other. dollars a year in favor of the government .

plant's juices increase in abundance at \

r P1nXLfletOut) \ the time when there is to be a heavy Tomato Leaves Worms.for Cabbage More Than They a. Can Stand.

draught on the supply. The "second
ZUTZS'.) run" of the sap :is the activity shown The cabbage worm seems to be A disgusted watermelon shipper.

J Mood InferuallrandZxternaIlr. during the few weeks after midsummer averse to the strong odor of the tomato down at Uraatilla, Fla., writes: "The

Tw mzes; Be.and iOc.bottles when the new layer of wood is plant. Naturally insects, we may transportation companies have taken

being formed. Sprouts from freshlycut reasonably believe, are guided by everything this year. Our community,
posts or fallen trunks are fed by scent in their search for food plants. without exception, lost money, and I,

Education r of -:. the food surplus stored after the cells The odor of a tomato plant is very with others, will be compelled to go
forming the annual layer of wood much stronger than that of the cabbage out of the business. There is some-

BO DAY, have been fully supplied. With no and it has been discovered that thing between the lines for the railroad
when cabbages and tomatoes are companies to consider. The writer of
MIND I roots to furnish moisture and necessary -
food elements, the growth can- grown in alternate rows the butterfly the foregoing gave the facts. A few cars

MORALS. not be continued after the previous does not alight on the cabbages so of melons came here from that district.

I FREE TUITION. year's stores have been exhausted.Mr. grown; but passes them by. If this One car sold at $135, but the railroads
< should be the result in all plantations, took of this, as their share, $121. Another +
C. H. Stein of Camden N.
The it will be a very simple solution of car sold for $114, and the rail- i

-. inquires whether branches which are the present difficulty under which the road company took $96. No wonder
Florida now too'low for convenience will get has these people are going out of the busi
patient> cabbage grower labored so
higher in time when the trunk of the The
J long.It. ness. rates are prohibitory.NewYork
tree lengthens. It is a general impression -
Fruit Trade
has been found Journal.
Agricultural farailliar a cheap protgc-
those not with
among tion to use a common mosquito netting And we are assured that the car
botanical that the trunks'of
first steeped in a decoction of rates on fruits and vegetables from
CollegeIs trees lengthen but this is not the case
; oak-bark to make it weather proof, Florida, ranging from $100 to $500
the trunk of a tree being once formed -
supported by grants from the National spread on hoops over the rows of and $700 per carload, are adjusted to
Government. All tuition free to all students does not lengthen a fraction, no the lowest the
cabbages in the garden one row left possible figures compa-
.from Florida. Open to males and females. matter if it lives to a hundred ;
Women board with families in town. Men years.A unprotected is well sprinkled with nies can stand. But to save the water
board at College Hess Hall for $10.00 per branch from a trunk that is now, pars
melon will
This in all the butterflies growers they transport their ;
month. A most healthy location. College green. gathers -
six feet from the will have .
Burgeon, attends all students free of charge. .say ground, and the hateful is thus seeds free.
Military discipline under graduate of West i the center of that branch still six feet progeny ... ..
Point. Four courses of instruction.! :Ayrtr cut off, thus tending to exterminate
cultural Mechanical, Latin Scientific and from the ground, no matter how many How it Works.
Women' Superior equipment in Labora- the race.-New York Times.
If branches therefore
torles. ,Gives degrees of B.S.and A.B. Bus- years elapse. are, The Savannah Morning News says
tness Course giving free instruction In Pen. now too low, they had better be
of the results of the local nofencelaw
manahi Keeping,Business Law,Short Velvet Beans.
Hand, Type Writing and Telegraphy. Fall cut off at once. Again it is worth re- in force in the vincmity that
Term opens Monday,Oct.5th.1696 For catalogues membering in cutting off branches, Mr.James DeLaney has his grove set
giving full information address city: "Many acres that have not been!
O. CLUTE, President, that they should be cut close to the with velvet beans that were planted in under cultivation for are now

Lake City,Fla. trunk or to any main branch, so that March on the newly plowed Bermuda planted, and similar years additions are
the: wound may heal over. If the sod. They stood through the drouth
f. made to the farming lands all over the
branch is"very large, so that the and have,with being plowed and hoed, county, as the result of the no-fence

wound is likely to take several years made a complete covering of the law." And it quotes the following

to heal over, it is better to paint it, in groundjrom two to three feet deep. testimony from one one of the most

order to keep the water from rottingthe They are now blooming and the young successful and progressive farmers in
wood until'it is healed. in the '
properly beans forming greatest profusion. the county: "Farming without fences
More good trees are spoiled through The Bermuda is about chokedto gives us more land and clearer farm
leaving an inch or two of stump to a death and the beans have the mas
STANDARD In the places in which the
S1K6LE ing.
cut off branch than people have any tery. Mr. DeLaney keeps the vines fences used stand
to numerous
However opinions may differ on the financial grew '
question there has been no demand for a idea of. off the orange trees, but lets them weeds which scattered seed and caused
change In the fence standard. "Just asi goodas Sir. C. D. Phelps, of Franklin, Pa., grow.
the Page" is current everywhere. If you extra work and expense in getting
can safely rely on the promise wing re- says: "I note in the July issue the The,orange trees are doing well and rid of them.
deemed. After all,it Is better to get the gen- paragraph regarding lightning strikingthe from the
uine stuff and take no chances. write present appearance one In these places now are growing
PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian,Kich.nvestments highest objects. I do not think it would think cultivation in the usual paying crops. Chatham County will
will.deviate a particle in its course for way unnecessary. These vines forming '
never have a fence law again. Even
any object. I have in mind two cases, so dense a covering through the if the issue could come again
of them and hot weather the of the up ,
one being so near myself protect roots
even to the old darkey who
lorida horse that we were stunned. The orange trees, destroy all hurtful vege-
rents his half-acre of 'tater and rice'
sand fire-if so I may call it-came directto tation and make the soil better. Those land, would be against fences."

the ground between large shade who have tried the beans speak of The
iniquitous fence legislation of
Oranges f trees and a house in a space of not them in the highest praise. It would the State of Florida is delaying its

more than fifteen feet. The other pay grove owners to investigate this settlement
by an intelligent and industrious
orts case in which a small tree was struck, subject, for the bean is not only goodas class cf citizens. They

r..'.-,4w4.. a large house with rod protectors being a mulch, but yields immense quan. will locate where it will not cost them '
on one side and large trees on tities of beans that are excellent food for
more protection against razor-
both sides. One of our neighborswas for stock.-Orlanda Reporter. back and cattle than the entire

;Developments killed in the yard near the house. .. profits of range their production.. Until l
.. These may be exceptions, but they A Railway Decision. proper legislation is had for protec-

.,attractions t will carry out my idea.Meehan'sMonthly. : Judge Welborn,of the United States tion in the growth of products and

Add....., ... ... Circuit Court, has handed down a de- fair transportation rates the increase of

.... G. D. ACKERLY, N cision of great moment,involving some population will be largely confined

'CENEKAL PASSCNCC I AGENT, The Celery Crop. entirely newand original questions tobacco manufacturers and hotel

T ,_ THE TROPICAL'TRUNK LINE.. \ Do not be in too great a hurry to touching the right of Congress to regu builders, and freight cars will continueidle

t"'JACKSONVILLE.$ ftOHlOA earth up the celery in order to blanchit late the rates chargeable by railroadsof in the yards and on the side tracksof
It should be allowed to make the country in the conduct of inter our railroads.-So. Ruralist. F

nearly its full growth before being state commerce business. I

.... :- "1 t NG'W( .. 'MA.CR'i earthed. A little soil may be drawnto The decision is not applicable to the If you keep but one cow keep a gOOdone.

1p. .- 4. I R ; i. the plants so as to keep them com- land grants alone,but applies to all thee If you keep a, dozen all the more
L I N E. E N !'Ii E So and until th railroads in the and is important that they ahou.1d be good ones,
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Grove Orchard. Analysis of Florida Camphor.I Growing Camphor in Florida.Mr. on, we have a peach growers' union <'

-. have completed the examination S. P. Watsoncalls attention to organized, and there will be one of
: of {the Florida grown camphor with results the fact, stated ih several medical journals two hundred acres set in peach trees
as appear below. I was 'fortunate that the camphor tree flourishesas this winter. The railroads have prom-

The Camphor Tree.. in obtaining the trimmings from vigorously in some portions of Flor. ised to operate with us and the

4 This tree _is hardy where the orange several eight year old camphor trees ida as the orange tree itself. NotablyMr. peach movement promises to be a

thrives. It is valuable as an ornamental grown on the-place northeast of town : Beach and son, of Putnam coun- profitable investment. The trees com 0.'

11 evergreen shade tree, and is of and formerly owned by Dr. DePuy. ty, are reported to be cultivating some mence to bear eighteen months from ::
rapid growth. A tree planted in New These trimmings had been cut several very healthy camphor trees. If the the setting and it will be but a short _

Orleans ten years ago has'now reacheda days but the leaves still retained their growing of camphor in large quantities time before they will bear a carload of -I

deight of 30 feet. Few trees are fresh, green appearance and presumably -. can be added to Florida's other (four hundred crates to the acre. Expenses ,-

more desirable for street planting. But were nearly*in the same conditionas resources, her revenues will be increased will be about thirty dollars an .

its greatest value is for the productionof when freshly cut. many fold, since camphor is a acre' for the first two years, and, if
valuable product.-Popular Sci- fortunate,.we will get one-half of that
the commercial valueof very
gum The results obtained were as follows: from the first in months.I .
which is advancing rapidly, owingto ence News. crop eighteen
Moisture Camphorper shall set out eight acres this year,
the exhastion of the camphor tree cent, per cent.LesYeS
and in short time there will be five .
forests of the island of Formosa, ..................39,20..... ......1.60 Peaches Instead of Oranges. a -
whence the world's [>aTK........:... ........36.40...........tf .61 hundred acres set. Land is cheap,
supply came heretofore S Small Twigs ..... .....34.60.. ......... .63 Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. and
The tree is hardy in lower iV 0 place peaches
Georgia,it has stood at Augusta(where The "wood" was taken from a limb Florida to the Pawtucket Rhode Is- New York in
May at fifty centsa
partly sheltered by surrounding pines) two and one-half inches in diameterand land Chronicle: believe that the people crate Somewhat different
a cold of ISo above zero, and when 1 the "bark" from the same. The of the North do not have a full fifteen express.
years ago, when I paid three
cut by cold has sprouted up
dollars and sold
again with great vigor. The leaves peaches for express
b Some would rather -
charges. they
and small branches are distilled and o
recent experiments made in Florida 1 .. have a peach orchard than an orange
grove as there is- no danger of the
show that there was obtained i 42cooper
a f former being killed by cold.J. .
cent. of refined camphor from the ,
leaves, or one pound of dry camphor a .. i.
to 77 pounds of leaves; this shows _
ft 1' Our
.L j Orange Groves.
very nearly twice as'much camphor in
t the leaves of Florida trees as has been The past'summer has not been as' -,
h favorable for the advancement in
obtained in India by the British Gov- t
ernment of Madras, and is but little i growth of orange and other citrus fruit j

less than the amount of camphor ot>- r r trees as was the previous summer; the
tained in Japan from the wood of trees ..,a reason for this being the comparatively -

coo years old. The wood of old trees .. small amount of rainfall during the
has always been known to contain r / regular rainy season. We are now '

more than the leaves. The experi It: .. speaking of the area lying within a 4
ments show very clearly that camphortrees w mile and a half from the center of our ,

in Florida are richer in.that.precious town. "

gum than trees in any other part \ .E 4, is r Tarpon Springs is peculiarly located 1
of the world. The price of crude 4__ and while two or three miles east and
camphor is now quotecfat $1.10 per south of us any amount of rain may

pound, and the camphor oil was lately ,- fall, the gulf breeze seems to drive
worth about $10 per pound. back the rain clouds that are inclinedto

Two cuttings can be made annually > ,.. come this way so that as a result,

'from mature trees, one-half of the ;t M many days during the past summer
leaves and small branches 'being har iw rain could be seen falling within a mile .

vested at onetime without injury. But or two from town; but not a drop

if planted at 15 feet apart end allowed would come here
to grow in bush form the yield is computed However, notwithstanding these

f to be from$zoo to$300 worth oft Y.ri prevailing conditions, the growth of .
vegetation during the summer has
gum per acre annually after the thin
year.. ., ... ,,':.-" been marked, and has really been a
I surprise to many. The orange trees,
Since the disastrous freeze which ..
have made
particular, a splendid
has so seriously injured a large number 0 .-...,.sfcSS5 :...-....... 4 showing; and,to the writer, who vis .
of there has '
orange groves, beguna "
demand for 15-Year-Old Camphor Tree at New Orleans."twigs" many groves around here a little
great camphor plants
more than a year ago, the.jadvam ej .
because of perfect adaptability of I
I ment made by groves in many cases .
this tree to Florida and,to moderately were the small branches from realization of the resources of Florida seems phenomenal. \ '

rich soils as well as the practical results one-eighth inch down with. the barkon. or the loss we sustained in the "freeze"of The on Tarpon :
young groves avenue
already.obtained from the production In addition to the camphor, thew6od 1894. The orange sections had an especially the one east of the

t of gum. twigs, bark and leaves yieldeda income of about three million dollars Presbyterian church, have come out
The camphor is hardy even in North small amount of camphor oil which, each year cut off in one night, with an well; and the latter, if properly fertilized

; Florida. The writer's home is atLaw- though only estimated, was apparently extra expense put on of budding ought to net the owner next sea- s

f tey, Bradford county, where he had the same in amount as the camphor sprouts and training shoots, but we son at least five hundred dollars; but

g about thirty trees growing. They itself. shall get a few oranges and lemons this is one of the many groves in this ...
never suffered any serious set-back, One important fact which this investigation next year and be shipping some in '98 neighborhood which will require a

even,an frosts which killed orange discloses is the need of having lived without an income fromour !considerable amount of fertilizer to insure

limbs as large as one's arm, until the rapid working in the treatment of all fruit for four years, or a shortageof a heavy crop of fruit. But it will
freeze of i894-'s. This killed all o f parts of the tree for camphor. twelve million dollars, and then the pay. .

them to the ground except one, but I find especially in the case of the returns.will be greatly reduced from The Parsons grove, on Boyer street,

they"all sprouted up with great vigor I leaves, bark and young twigs, that what they were.' has done remarkably well, and with

and are already as large as they were there is a rapid diminution of product, I live in the healthiest location' i in the attention Mr. Parsons used to give

"4 before the freeze, some of them larger. if these become withered, and dry. I the State. We have a Baptist and it, would be ahead of anything around

The well-known nurseryman, P. J. Whether this is due to the evaporationof Methodist church, and a school A here; and it would be a valuable

Berckmans, of Augusta, Georgia, is camphor or to i its change into other number of war veterans have settled piece of property. The Seymour

mating a specialty of the camphor and bodies I am unable to say. Possibly about us, and their pensions spent withus Thornton grove, which Mr. Meres has
has an immense number of trees for both causes ,are operative.-Prof. N. help to tide us over "between hayand charge of, is looking exceptionally
sale. See advertisement th i'bimon in Florida Agriculturist. grass." Some building is going I well, and if properly fertilized willr


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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 frqftts, we are offering our High Grade Bone Fertilizers at Six to.Sevett Dollars per Ion less than our Northern Competitors, and in every case our
guarantees of grade ate higher. Our Goods are made from the purest and best materials and cannot be sold at the prices at which some local dealers are
'vending,goods made from cheaper sources,'but results considered,ours will be found cheapest in the end. Agricultural chemicals, embracing Ammoniates,
Potash, Bone, Cotton Seed Meal,'etc., supplied at market rates.N '
Read'our Circulars; Try our Goods. See local agents or address .
PERRY fJI.| DelkE014! STATE AGe; 1T, '

; JacksonvilleFla.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. _

:next season bear agood crop of fruit much dry weather followed by a not as large as they grow on the strong late in the fall,or early in the winter- '': :,I
The Russell grove is doing fairly well. heavy rain, which sent up a big tlo'. soils of Louisiana and around Charleston brings them to regular annual bearing, ,
This is another grove that can stand'good a of sap and, the rind of the fruit being and it would have been difficultto indicates that they were stinted in
application of fertilizer, and hard, the result was it cracked open. crowd on to plants of their size any I their supply of that element. That. l 3
which would no doubt pay. The In Mr. Merritt Clark's yard are some more berries than they carried. such has often been the case with trees j
Zufelt grove, which wasp almost en- fine looking,trees and fruit. Mr. ",
some One year the writer' had charge ofa that were nearly or quite barren every
tirely rebudded is growing very well, Richey and' Mr. Griffin will have strawberry field for an absentee who other year has been demonstrated by 2
: and another season will no doubt some fruit this winter. The seedling furnished him for the earliest application several well-known growers. '
make a goobfshowing.The trees in Mrs. Gertrude Riedinger's lot nothing but cotton seed meal.It The bridging of "off years" in apple '
!.z Griggs grove, across the bayou, are a deep, dark green in color of foliage was applied under protest and with orchards in this country and En.
looking fine, and with $75 of fertilizer which indicates_ thriftness, and misgivings, but I must admit that fora gland, by a free use potash in the
t this fall, would pay big interest some fruit is to be seen on them. Mr. time I was agreeably disappointed. form of ashes or of sulphate of pot ,
if on the investment. We have not -Rushing's young buds are doing well The plants made a beautiful rich dark ash, is a matter of frequent record,
:,.. been able to get around t o inspectMr. and next season ought to make good growth, but it was not long before showing that even soils containing a
W. H. Biglow's and Mr. 0. Cad- sized trees. The same maybe said of they were attacked by the fatal "white- much higher percentage of potash
! wallader's places across the bayou, the grove surrounding Mayor H. B. bud" or dieback. The new leaves than that of Florida require an appli .
but from all reports these two groves 'Vebst r's residence. Capt. Webster came out very slowly and small, wrin- cation of this element.
lead anything around this part of the and Capt. Kendall both have some kled and pinched. Hundreds of them The growers of corn and cotton N
county; if any young grove is aheadof trees which are coming out well, witha were no larger than one's finger nail. have the same experience in Floridaas
these it is perhaps Mr. Fowler's few oranges now in sight. And last, Even the old leaves formed while the the fruit growers. They have found
His are young budded trees and ,they but we:do,not think by any means the pittance of potash lasted, seemed to that the "white-bud" and often the
'nave now a fine crop of .fruit on. leastthe editor's trees are a proof that shrink and grow smaller. rust in these plants can be cured or
, Capt. Patten's trees on the Parkhurst our idea of trimming out the;dead wood What was the cause of this? It prevented only by -an' application of
(sinking fund) property, are not much i immediately after the freeze was the was not depletion of the soil. It was kainit. The only element in kainit "
behind the best recuperated stocks proper thing to do, If any ,other new land. This was only its second worth mentioning as a soil feeder is ,
any where around here. It is.time trees in this neighborhood have surpassed crop; it had been copiously en- potash, and we cannot avoid the conclusion 1
, now that all of'the dead wood should ours in growth or fruiting we riched the preceding with raw that this was the missing food f i
be taken out, which would add muchto have failed to find them. Our trees ground bone., It seems year to me I am that the plants needed. Whitebudis
the appearance. are much larger today than they were fairly entitled to the conclusion ,that simply poverty, it is a paleness and :
Right here in town,the orange trees before the freeze and are all budded the trouble was the lack of potash.It yellowness of the growth, amounting .,
around the various home places are stocks including two'grape fruits, One is a common expression among sometimes almost to whiteness and
so far recovered from the freeze thatit tree of which has on it now nine as strawberry growers that "cotton seed accompanied by a very stunted .con
would be difficult to detect any fine pomelos as you wish to see. The meal will do to make plant-growth but dition. / '
# signs of f the cold waves. Mr. Knapp's growth all of the trees in the groveswe that potash must be applied to make I may be told that there are'varieties
I trees are doing splendidly; also those have mentioned demonstrates the fruit." I believe even this use of of trees like the Baldwin apple,
in Mr. Geo. N. Clemson's yard. Mr. great recuperative power of our Flori-- cotton seed 'meal is dangerous unlessit the Kieffer pear and the bitter sweet "
Sweetser's looking fine and contain ida climate. People who wish to see is well ,supplemented with potash. orange that will bear every year whether -
considerable fruit, and 'those in thrifty groves and plenty of fruit Plants require potash and phosphoric manured or not. These deciduous
Rev. Pierce's A should come to this section the com- fruits do for a number of
yard are very thrifty. acid in order to make a full and healthy may yearsin
couple of large seedlings in Judge ing winter West Coast Truth. growth, no less than the fruit. No succession in soils better' balanced
... Murphy's front yard are beyond all 441ae doubt mast of my readers have seen than the Florida soils, then break
L traces of the freeze and are bearing The Vital Defects of the Southern the engravings representing a numberof down and become barren or perish. i
i some fruit this year. :Most all his Sandy Soils. pot plants grown at Rothamstead But in the Florida soil which is prac *
is young trees are rebudded and another Editor Farmer and FruIt-G rower. in soils containing different fertilizer tically destitute of potash, even that
: year's growth will make quite a difference One year the writer applied about constituents, some with potash omit- inveterate bearer, the bittersweet
* in the looks of his place. In the two tons of fertilizer per acre worth ted, some soda, some lime, some phos- orange will not yield fruit but a'.few .
u hotel yard the trees have improvedvery $80.10 and shipped 332 bushels bf phoric acid, etc. The soil containingno years before it must receive potash in
much this summer, and the strawberries from a little less than potash produced plants not a fourthas some form or it will cease bearing.
; 'young lemon sprouts should be bud- three acres. Probably thirty or forty large as that composed of all,the This the writer has demonstrated{m
:. ded without delay. Back of the Otis bushels more per acre could have been elements of plant food, blended in his own experience. G.'J. ?P.
i- cottage, now occupied by Mr. and picked if the shipping season had proper proportions. .
Mrs. Weller, the trees are looking continued. Of that twp tons about The fact that many orange" trees, The owners of bearing grovel are }
:_ well and have on more fruit than any 12 per cent-880 pounds-was potash, especially seedlings, fruit once in two reaping a'harvest of dollars this fall
others in town. Some of the fruit has worth six cents per pound," $28.80. years and on alternate years little or Oranges are selling on the tree for
,fallen, however, this being caused by That was the amount of potash that none; and that an application of a $2.50 per box, and in some cases as
+:. ';tl"eil splitting., from, the effect of toot went...on an acre. The plants were fertilizer strong in sulphate of potash, high as $2.90.-Gainesville Sun. -
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pense and a loss in weight--whicrf will .1
Wide Planting of Trees. WEST FLORIDA COAST amount to fully one-fourth. Arriving :
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: ,
at this stage the question as to what, he .'!
Mr. William Saunders the
superintendent: of the grounds; veteran of the Plant System Lands, lake& Butler Yilla Luis, felon Co.'s Lands.Flori is to get for his tobacco is still an unsolved !
problem. True there are many I
United States of
Department Agriculture '1 Knight's Building, Tampa, Fla. instances where a bale or two of fancy,
at Washington, advises the following H st Com (
k plan of setting frnit trees, which Iua orne eau pany. Empire Building Orlando, Fla. : wrappers go off anywhere from one to .... '
for the
a buyer
I two dollars, get
would be equally applicable to the 01 .
whole lot and what will the grower be
ange. He that says the; "It is a common of olservajion R up !tads, "P HBCl\! 1 in But Farming nt Best Fruit' lttiDD.'Tbe offered? Rarely as much as fifty
: outer rows tree -
cents in an exceptional year like the
in established orchards are finer and
more productive than the trees in the Florida Homestead Company offers unequaled opportunities for the purchase of cheap present. Therefore the conclusion
homes in Florida. which naturally follows, and it has
interior of the plantation. This superiority < It has lands in every. county of the State and is prepared to furnish just such properties as been the experience of Gadsdetfs farm
is all the' more conspicuous i if maybe desired. in farming fruit vegetable v timber and stock lands. .
It has magnificent bargains is to sell to the first buyer who
the orchard is bordered by cultivated These lands can be bought very cheaply,-at prices ranging from$r.so to$io.oo an acre; ers,
For a few hundred dollars a comfortable home with a farm of a hundred acres, can be boughtin will offer a fairly good price. The
fields; and'it is fair to presume that the best fruit and farming section of the United Siaces. New Era will here that the .
the extra luxuriance is owing to the Florida offers a comfortable living and independence to small farmers who will settle on small say right
places and grow fruits and vegetables for home and Northern markets. farmers of Gadsden, who raise and
trees having a greater extent of unoc Our early fruits and vegetables command high price in all markets. .
cupied soil for ramification of their! Surplus fruit and vegetables could be canned,thus affording an additional and sure source of sell more tobacco than the balance
revenue. the State combined are perfectly sat:
roots Something is also undoubtedly The climate of Florida is delightful at all seasons and it is absolutely healthful. ,
The temperature is about 45 for the winter and 85 for summer. isfied with thirty cents per pound, as
due to the greater space available for The situation of the State and and its wonderful resources destine it to. be one of the most handled by them at the barns, and it
the and of the flourishing portions of the world. .
expansion spread Now is the time to come,when land is cheap and when the State is entering upon a new is our prediction that with sales con-
branches ; but it is in accordance with period of progress of prosperity. the often
all experience in cultivation of plants For information literature price lists of lands,etc.. write to tinued at this price for space
Gadsden will far outstripany
t that a rotation of crops is absolutely; years,
COMPANY agricultural country in the State
essential toward the best
a re- in the race for riche Quincy New
suits of"fertility in the soil. '
"Keeping these facts in view it is .BOX ..-: t i .
suggested that an improvement qpoi .. ...
the present method of planting or lean coast very fine lime trees near the sharp steel plow as shallow as possible Polk County. .

E chards.would be gained by: planting salt,water and the salt spray. A little to avoid cutting the roots. H. W. C. The operations of the Cuban tobacco

two rows of trees from eighteen to< farther back the oranges flourished. It Marion) Co. company in Polk county are always -

twenty-five or more feet apart, depending might be Well to bud'some choice interesting. The last issue of
upon the nature of the tree, and oranges on lime stocks; also experiment the Ft. Meade Times says: "The tobacco
I alternating the plants in the rows. with other stocks in the mean Grower's Company has had,
Then allow a space varying in extent time. I do not think it would be wellto many difficulties to contend 'frith. In

from 300 feet to any greater distance, set out many at a risk where the In Pasco County.Col. the first place they were not prepared ;

before planting another series of rows, situation is a bleak and windy one. I Henry Curtis spent several: daysin to irrigate and the hot, dry weather in

and so increase the plantation as far Even then a lime, lemon and an orange our midst this week visiting the tobacco the spring prevented the tobacco from ,
as may be desired. could be set out so as to be protected farms and examining the tobacco doing as well as it should have done.

"The intervening spaces between by buildings, for home use,or in the ,barns. The results are very] Then they had trouble in getting hands -
these double rows of trees would be by some bamboos or other growth, satisfactory and he feels assured that i if from Cuba, owing to the prevalenceof

available the cultivation of the ordinary cutting the trees well back to make our people will in the future prosecutethis yellow fever.and the strict quarantine -
crops of the farm. The roots them branch out low for self protec industry intelligently and vigor laws. In spite of these difficul-

of the trees would not only participatein tion. If any one is trying citrus fruits ously that it will open wonderful pos- ties the company raised about 6000 v
the benefits of cultivation, but with marked success on the islands let sibilities for the people of this section pounds from less than eight acres.
would also have practically unlimitedroom us hear from them ; also from those He is specially pleased with the tobacco About one half pf this is good wrap-

a for extension before meeting who failed and why they did so. grown by by H. W. Coleman and pers that will sell for about two dollarsper

' with other roots of their kind. Imme- As there is room for many more new- W. H. Collins, both of whom have pound; about one-fourth will sell

diately under the trees and for a dis comers, let us aid them by our experience. stored tobacco of a very superior qual-- for! 50 cents per pound, and the re. ,

tance on each side of the rows, as the Without quick transportation it ity. If this tobacco is properly cured maining one-fourth for about 35 cents

branches spread, the surface could be would not pay to raise limes for mar- there is no reason why it should not I per pound. The gross receipts of last
left in grass. If not sown down im ket. The best offer for lime and lemon average $1.25 per pound, thus givinga spring's crop will be about$7,000. Mr. :

; mediately after planting, which might juice was from Powers & Whitman, net profit of $800 to$i,cooper acre Fleitas, representing two of the largest
; not be desirable in all cases,it should be Philadelphia. In large casks, the juiceto Mr.: Coleman is very much encouraged factories in Florida, was here last
q f done ifter the trees attain a fruit-bear- be boiled down 7 into x, demon by the opinions of experienced tobacco week and was anxious to buy the crop.

i'S ing size, or from five to seven years 50 cts., lime 3scts per. gallon.-T. T. ,men, who have examined his to- The company, we are informed, intend -

after setting out. The shelter which Eyre in Tropical News. : bacco, and all of whom agree that it to manufacture it themselves.
t will be afforded to other crops by these is superfine.-Pasco Democrat. They are well pleased with the spring

orchard belts will be found valuableas Superiority of Florida Oranges. I! Mr.: Curtis is the Agricultural and crop: and are preparing for the fall

protection from winds as well as in Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower; 'Immigration Agent of the F. C. & P. crop on much larger scale. About two

forwarding early crops." We have to accept frost as a necessary -' R. R., and we doubt very much hundred acres will be planted by the
FRIEND OF FLORIDA. evil; it tempers our oranges to a delicious : whether he gave any such estimates of company and private individuals. An
\ Washington, D. C. quality not found in the tropics.To 'the probable profits per acre. The irrigation plant has been established ,

i JThis.reminds us somewhat of the escape the frost, if it comes, avoid simple facts are good enough, howev- whIch will avert many of the difficulties -
\ characteristic ''triple culture" of North late culture and fertilizing of the trees. er.-Florida Farmer and Fruit Grow- experienced last spring. The cultivation -

L Italy, which consIsts of rows of mul When the tree is ready to stop and er. of tobacco at Fort" Meade is

berry trees on which grapevines are take its winter's rest, let it do so. It The Farmer and Fruit Grower is 10 longer an experiment.

:v trained, with wide spaces between on is the perpetual demand upon the sap onect It is more than doubtful if .
L., which wheat is cultivated. The almost and the root functions which makes any crop of tobacco ever raised inFlorida If any man has ever had any doubt

:.- .- universal prevalence of this sys the orange of the tropics so poor. a sold for anything like $1.25 about the growing of lemons in Flona -
{ 0 tem in North Italy seems to prove that. thing.In per pound in round lots. Thirty cents that are equal to the imported.fruit

, it is the most advantageous and economical the States of Illinois, Iowa and for a crop as prepared and boxed by le can have that doubt removed by
; method of culture which could Western New York the tendency of the farmer at the barn is considered visiting the Kirkhuff& Crouter groven

.be'devised the apple and peach orchards to de above the average price. Forty centsis the Manatee river. Philips &

, velop growth at wrong seasons, under an unusual pnce and the farmer 'ullerhad a small shipment from their
r Citrus Fruits in Lee County. the stimulation of a few mild weeks, who gets it is lucky indeed. All this ;rove yesterday and found ready sale

t I see no reason why many of our has been much studied. The remedy talk about $1.00 and upwards a poundis for them among our dealers at $4 per
v neighbors on the inside and some of there is the sowing of a clop of oats,to the merest moonshine. For a farm- )ox. The fruit is smooth, well shaped;

,- tfie outer islands of Lee County should take up the moisture and check the .er: to get that, he must have his tobacco thin rind and juicy. It is pronouncedy -

t riot raise oranges, lemons and limes. tender: succulent growth of the trees. : carried through the packing house, ) experts to be equal to the best, and

& for home use, and in some places to.. Sowing oats in our groves in October which means that it must be properly the several hundred boxes yet tote
for the Thenin sweated sorted and baled for placed on the market will find ready
'? ship, as well as they do vegetables. I will do the same orange. carefully
; sasv.on the Mexican and Central Amer. I February turn them under with a ,the market. This would entail an ex- tie.-Tampa Tribune;

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= "The Ideal Fertilizer. ,
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Price $25.00 Per Ton. -
For Making Perfect Shipping Berries. Price I $27.00., .
Ammonia.................................................. ell to 4 "' Per Cent.
PhosphorioAcid.........--........................... 7,to 9 percent." Moisture ............................ ............................. 10 to 13
Equals Bone Phosphate of .Lime ......................16 to 18 ". Ammonia from Cotton Seed.Meal Nitrate of Soda Blood -
Sulphate of Potash .-.. ........ ...............,......... 6 to 8 an dBo'J'V. ... to 5#
Equals Actual Potash..... .....:-..................... 3X to 5 Available Phoa Acid from Acid Phosphate Bone........ itf to 5#
Made from Nitrate of Soda, Blood,Cotton Seed Meal Bone Acid Sulphate I of Potash... ... ................................... U to 13
Phosphate and Potash Salts, "i Equivalent to Actual Potash.................... ........... 8 to 8 *
Made exclusively from Nitrate of Soda Cotton Seed Meal Blood
"BEST, CROP IN TEN YEARS." Bone,Acid Phosphate SUlpbate of Potash.

f Messrs.. Fisher & Powers: Lawtey., June 30th", 1806, ,.' This. is a soluble, quick acting and lasting fertilizer.: The nitrogen .
: I used Wllsoff*; Toomer's Strawberry Special Fertilizer mlstrawbeuY"crop, coming from"three different ingredients is especially
about 1,300: 11>1.to the acre,and from two acres shipped 150 bushels I had the best ber-
Ties the best plants, the.best yield of ten years. My pear trees on the same land are valuable, as all three sources are best ada ted to. making
making a big growth. (Signed.) SIM HOGAN quick gro wth. 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 ti

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

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Insecticide and Fertilizer Lime, $7.00 per Ton._
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1='atrtriep&T ttt kett cacy of the cotton seed cake meal, be inaugurated which. would preventthe and droupe-shaped. We have had in
as returned from the oil factories. And fearful waste of lands that has our country four varieties from Armenia .

considering the increased convenienceof almost desolated so many of the fairi fourteen from Persia and six from ,
Great Value of Cotton Seed. its application in that form, I do est: and originally fertile regions of the Turkey in Asia. Five have not been !
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower not know but the exchange for fresh South. And as Soon as the overflows of tried yet. .f
\ seed at the rate of three to- one is a the rivers are prevented even the bottom The cassabah (accent on the bah)
Some. years ago Prof. E. W. Hil- pretty fair one both ways. Unfortu. lands will follow on the same i is not a Persian melon, as nearly all of if
gard, formerly a resident of :Missis- nately, few farmers ever get the meal ruinous track, unless a sounder systemof t the seedsmen have it in their annuals, \\l
sippi, now of the University of corresponding to the ,seed they sell culture is generally inaugurated. 1 but originated in a town of the same /
California, wrote a letter to a friendin
back to their fields. Were the factories
"Very respectfully, i name northeast of Smyrna. In some
Mississippi, giving some points on located in each agricultural district of the English it is kas-.
"EUG. W. HlLGARD. maps spelled
cotton seed and cotton seed meal], so that transportation would be -... .._.._-. saba, but my.spelling came from a
which deserves to ,be .
inexpensive,.the farmers might profita Asiatic Cantaloupes. native of Smyrna, where the fruit is
essential part of it is as follows: bly let them have the seed for
nothingon We have a large extent of country sold. This melon came to our country
"Assuming that op an average, condition that the cake be inte- where this fruit can be cultivated,and more than twenty years ago, and is
(. ? 1350 pounds of seed cotton make a grally j returned. The latter being less some of our soils and climates are better still grown, though it has degeneratedin
400 pound bale of lint, the analysis Bulky] and more easily kept and applied adapted to their growth than others. most places. It she. parent on
show that the 950 pounds of seed than the seed and always available as This year has been almost a fatal one one side of many hybrids, conspicuous
contain ten times as!\ much soil ingre-i feed for cattle, whose manure will do in much of New Jersey by reason of among which was the Bayview, which I
dients as does the lint. So he who as well on the fields as the cake mealor the drouth and insects. Delaware has appears to have run out. The original
wastes or sells for a trifle his cotton the seed itself. Nothing is lost to done better, .and Maryland has urn. melon was grown in 1896 in Cape
seed thereby deprives himself of the the soil in the oil.. ished a {fair crop. Degeneration of a May County, New Jersey, and three
'chance of raising ten crops of lint. "But so long as the seed once soldto variety takes place in some localities fruits weighed together more than
This is literally and strictly true; and it the oil factory, rarely finds its way much sooner than in others, and all thirty!seven pounds. In Turkey it
has been shown by actual experiment back to the fields where it grew I think imported seeds become smaller and ofa grows fifteen inches long and weighsas
that, when all the cotton seed has been. the interests of the farmers would be light yellow. Some oriental seedsare many or more pounds. It is densely :
returned to the soil from the first the better served by declining to sell at all dark-colorcd and quite large, particularly netted, is generally flattened by its '
soil improves instead of being deteri-- and giving it exchange for a corresponding of the large varieties; but theyat weight in growing and is pointed at ;.
orated by cotton culture; whereas, if : amount of cake. Just as in once become yellow and smaller, the stem end. The flesh is green, the
this is not done, cotton is by far the Europe, no one who rents land is and in a few years are of the size obtained fibre rather coarse and flavor very -l
most,exhaustive crop that we raise at allowed to sell any of the manure from our smaller melons, so good. A new hybrid has appeared J"
.the South, for the stalks of corn, the made on it, so no cotton planter can that; they cannot be told apart. All in :Maryland that is a very showy -_
straw of wheat, the vines of the,sweet really afford, to sell his ,seed at any- Turkish and Russian cantaloupeseedsare melon-the handsomest large melon I -1|
potato, if removed from the soil, deprive thing like the prices paid at present. large; some are gray, others are a i have cut in twenty years-weight eight 1-
it of the equivalent of only one If he does, he will soon have to buy very dark yellow, and others, again, pounds; dimensions, nine inches" by -
crop, and that only a little over half of commercial fertilizers to keep up his bright yellow. Turkish seeds degenerate seven and three-quarters and seven -1-
the amount of soil ingredients con land, paying for the-same ingredients in size in Turkey, but not as they and a quarter; densely netted all over
tained in a crop of seed ,cotton. I which he sold in his cotton seed just do here even in a single season. Our I (it was grown on the endjreesfleshea) :
know of no other crop that admits of about twice the price he obtained for seeds are nearly all light yellow. I and well flavored. Like all large

maintaining the soil's fertility with so them, at the rates mentioned by you. ; have once seen a bright yellow seed, melons, it had a conspicuous fibre. ;
little outlay, and in whose cultivationthe By returning his seed or the meal cord and once a brown seed; but the latter The way to grow the.ca.mbah.is ta. d
omission to do so is so promptly: responding to it (the hull is not of so when planted here became light yel keep some of the seeds of thefi
fatal to the soil's profitable culture. much consequence) he saves all th came from Louisiana, and year until the variety degenerates .or J
"As to the best method of apply freight charges back and forth, cos eproduced t an Acme. runs out, and then to plant some of. % <
ing cotton seed. as a manure, I have of manufacture of fertilizers, pack Oriental cantaloupes are generally the seeds to start the variety a second: J
ascertained that if the seed is killed by ages and no 'end of commissions, etc. green-fleshed, well netted, and grow time. To save the seeds of a good j
heating in a pile or buried so deep as "It seems to me still as I have free readily here, except those of Russia, cantaloupe precipitate them in water, f
to prevent its sprouting, more than quentlv insisted heretofore, that cooperative from Odessa, where they are said t to pour out all the membrane and light
three-quarters of its ingredients remain oil factories in large cotton- be abundant, cheap and fine. Jape seeds, rub the heavy seeds in a napkinand
inert during the first year, the hard raising districts should pay admirably,, nese melons are a failure here, and dry in the house. Preserve the
hull preventing the access of the rootsto the oil paying interest on investmen have very tiny seeds and no betting seeds in a bottle and label carefully. :
the kernel. Again, it loses important in building and machinery, while the In size the best oriental melons vary Such seeds will germinate after a number
ingredients when fermenting in a seed cake would go back to the field very much; some weigh a pound, of years. A good melon will yield ;
,pile. It will, therefore, be most profitable in a most efficacious condition, whether others twenty-five pounds. The best 500 to 600 assorted seeds that ought j
when applied fresh and either applied directly or through the come from Armenia, Persia and Turkey all to grow. .
crushed or so as to allow it to sproutinnthen d manure of cattle fed with it. Thus in Asia. They are round, oval The Taylor cantaloupe of Persia

.- turn under. Hence.' the, great effi- a system of returns to the soil would very long'(fifteen to twenty-five inches) was called after a Mr. Taylor who


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? was many years in the State Department 'Pou1ry. Sore heads; on chicks may be cured '- ','
.at Washington; He distributed ; by ah ointment made of lard and vase- FAIRVIEW PINERY. :

the seed and the variety was grown ________________________.________________r._ ... line, with enough sulphur added to ... .

for the market for more than thirty Edited by S. S.DeLa1 OY.Apopka,Fla. make a paste. Apply to the affected Choice : :

years. It was a large cylindrical ....,., parts from one to three times, say two .

melon, densely netted, golden when A clearing with an abundance of days apart. It will work a cure. '

ripe, green-fleshed, (sometimes butter- stumps can scarcely be surpassed for It is not what we know about raising Pineapple ,

colored), good flavored, and weighedup a run for poultry of all kinds, partic- poultry that determines the measure '.- J 1
to twenty-five pounds. obtained stock. The of our success but rather the care 'Plants =. =,
ularly young growing ... ; ,
the seed of one that was nineteen base of the stumps furnish abundant with which we practice little things, .
i inches long and weighed nineteen attractive scratching places for the which everbody is supposed to know, -+ FOR, e AI4I o- :.;

pounds. The variety had then, been young and the old birds, and usually but which many of us often overlook --
some twenty-five It *, farm where Smooth Cayenne!! Home Grown I II! ,
grown : .years. they can find an abundance of bugs There is no place on a
appears to have quite run out;,or to have and worms about them. Should they cleanliness pays a better profit than in ---+-,-

degenerated materially. When of large be scarce it is an easy matter to cultivate the poultry yard. Filth and diseasego .
size it was a conspicuous object on a millions of worms and insects by hand in hand to rob the chicken 'ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY. -

dinner table. The soil of Washingtonseems the following method. Pour fresh roost. --.S

to }have been particularly adapted' blood on a vessel full of bran, stir it Because binding the legs of chickens F. N. PRICE, .

to its propagation. It soon degenerated well and while fresh distribute it about and cats, carrying them with their
it \ P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO FLA.
in New where was ,
Jersey the base of the stumps, cover with heads down does not kill them out

grown.I straw or leaves to the depth of threeor right, it does not follow at all that it .
have stated that this was a con- four inches and the flies will do the does not cause much suffering.A .
,spicuously poor year for cantaloupes, rest. In the spring it is also well to small ,
Western farmer made a test '
and yet I had sent me the l la/gest-: 4 ..i
of sunflower seed in
plant a row a in December of what his
seeded. d finest hybrid melon I have twenty-eight .
circle about each stump, say three barred Plymouth Rocks were doing, Pineapple Slips
ever seen-the handsomest large feet from it. By the time the warm charging them with cent's worthof
melon and the beau ideal of a green- weather is hand will furnish every
at they food and ten cents an hour for the and SuckersOf
fleshed melon. I have'never seen as .
excellent shade for fowls, and in the '
time taken in looking after them. At
half .
fine flesh in a melon six and a
fall will yield quite a harvest for feed- the end of the month the margin of the Following Varieties
have in fruitsof
inches long, although ing to the moulting hens, or they may
profit was $3.37 ,
half a pound in weight. This can
be broken down and the young stock FOI SALE:.
Corn is used more than anything else
and ,
taloupe was -shaped densely
egg allowed to pick out the seed. In pur-
netted all over (it also grew on its end). chasing the seed for planting be par in feeding poultry, because it is the ABBAKA, PORTO RICO, EGYPTIAN

It was ripe,to the rind, which was ticular to obtain the Mammoth Russian handiest 'feed, but if we will lay in a QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN RIPIEiQUEEN
t in color and had a won- good supply of other things where
grass-green this is the and
f variety as largest SMOOTH CAYENNE PER-,
derfully fine smell and taste. Such a most sort. California they will be equally handy, we will ,
productive in the habit of them NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH.'
growth would be a great acquisitionto Fruit-Grower. soon get using ,

the horticulturist, provided the to our advantage and profit. Apply to ,. _

seed could be ,depended on to pro-, A fresh egg has a lime-like surfaceto The young chickens just hatched by 0. 0. MATTHAMS,
duce its kind. Uufortunately, the hy its shell. artificial heat will run after and seize
brid, which weighed seven and a half the spider, though it has been out of Florida Pineapple Company,
pounds.and was one and three-quarter Boiled eggs which adhere to the the shell but ten minutes. So a young Or MADDOCK-

inches 'thick in flesh, had: a very large shell are fresh.It duck hatched under a hen,will hasten & MATTHAMS,
unfertilized seeds and is not essential to keep growing
share of was to the water instinctively.If West Palm Beach Fla
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alone in its growth. The seed that chickens fat. you have hatched chicks which '

produced it was from a Louisiana Clean the nests regularly to keep you wish to save and cannot tell .

Acme, which yielded several hybrids.An them free from vermin.If handily from those you do not care to seeds thereof, constitute the perfect. :

attempt will be made by several the hens lay soft-shelled eggs give keep, punch a hold in the web of the diet for fowls. :

growers to reproduce this distinctive them plenty of gravel. foot, it will never grow up and you Guinea eggs are as good'as any for, .

round hybrid, which has stellate mark To make most profitable fowls,they have a sure way of keeping track of house use,although not so salable because :
ings in its coarse netting. It is parsticularly should be fattened rapidly. your good birds. of their small size; but they cost -

conspicuous in its thick flesh The food must always be varied Leghorns of the various colors, are so little. They keep up the spirits of

all around, except at its stem end and enough to keep the chickens with a the common fowl of Italy. Of coursewe the inhabitants; and are as good as a '
Garden and
its very small cavity.. good appetite. have improved them until ours are watch dog when strangers are about.

Forest.. while theirs We can well afford to tolerate their
... thoroughbreds, are mere
Brooder chickens often not because
Peas to' Plant. ,they need more food cry, but be- dunghills with Leghorn proclivities.These clamor, for the hawk is frightenedaway

Editor Farmer and Prait-t rower: .I cause they need a change. are thejreat egg producers of before he comes into plain sight.

I will be much pleased if you would Overfeeding is expensive. It not the.world. No lice,will remain if a pound of

give me some information' about peasas only costs more for the feed, but the A duck is no epicure,and will readily sulphur is burned in the poultry house,
I have no experience in growing hens too fat and lay no devour anything which comes within as the gas evolved will destroy all Insect
get eggs.
them whatever. As our marketplaceis reach and make havoc '
are likely to life. After 'stopping up all the ,
New York would need one of good Too much soft feed is not good the flowers the
among or vegetables, cracks closely, place a hot pan upon
shipping quality. Which do you thinkis for fowls. They need some employ- but a two-foot fence will confine even two bricks, pour the sulphur on the
the best and what time to plant? ment for the gizzard.See and it is disadvantage
grown ducks, surely no pan, get away as quickly as possible,
NELS D. HANSON. that all the holes and ditches that they have appetites for and shut the door, leave it shut for at

White City, Fla. about the 'p ultry' runs are filled up such a wide range of food. least an hour and both lice and dis

Probably the best variety for your pr cleaned out, so that filthy water Although so fond and so well suitedto ease germs will be destroyed.

': purpose is the McNeil pea. You can cannot stand for the chickens to drink the water, until they are featheredout fowl deserves better
Theguinea a
advertisers when the rains set in.
them from some of the
procure ducks
X young are very susceptibleto reputation than it has ever had except .,
in our columns. In your Yellow corn is the best grain to put ill effects of dampness, and shouldnot with a few who have been initiated.
latitude you may plant them at once. the turkeys in first-class market con- only be kept out of the dew and When one of these birds'becomes old

In North Florida they are frequently dition. Feed liberally for two to four rain, but should not be allowed to gq and ossified it would baffle an ore

sown at two different times, the first weeks before shipping.Let to the stream northe pond for a swim. crusher to deform its carcass. But at
about Christmas; the second, in the The chief disease them is
and girls the among old to fowl
boys equal
first week in Landreth'sExtra your grow a year they are any ,
January. chickens. It will teach them self-de I cramps, from dampness. duck always excepted. The flesh is
Early is also good variety.
a and the to be practical.I dark but what is the difference?" The
Sow in broad flat drills, at least six pendence way The feeding of fowls op farms shouldbe ,
inches wide, so that when the plants They may earn a college education in confined to supplementing the results taste is gamey, nutty and meaty, and
that way. of foraging. Fowls with open first rate, and one can never realize
come up they will form a sort of hedge ,
.and thus support each other in a wind. All scraps from the table can be I range will scurry round and find nearlyall this fact until he has been there and

.......- used to,advantage by giving them to the food they need, except during eaten a proper guinea properly cooked.
Planting strawberries and egg plants the chickens. Even potato parings winter. A good feed of corn or wheatat A fat young prairie chicken is=con

lithe order of the day, .in the Plant boiled are relished by fowls, and are night is all outdoor'chickens re sidered good food A fat young guineais
City section. .;:- one of the best foods for them. quire. Bugs, worms: grass and the better. '

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State News.Through Rural Home.
g only fruit and nuts. It is "natural, IncorporationNotice.

"""- ...r --'" '" food" as they term it. It is the doing _

Fruit-Eating and Sleep.In away of all farinaceous food which is
the efforts of Mr. W., R. "VTOTICB is hereby given that the subscribers
Fuller Jr. a new line of transportation an excellent item entitled "How liable j to ferment in the stomach that 1.1 hereto intend to apply to the Governor of
at his
they desire to office in the capitol,in Tallahas
to Tampa }has-been established,of Fruit Should be Eaten,"' taken from accomplish. see, at IQ o'clock a. In. ifth day of November,
Some of them are snow advocating 1896, for letters patent upon the proposed char-
Messrs. Pjiillips & Fuller are the Practical Farmer and repubjishedon ter herewith published
fewer meals This
agents. The first schooner of this direct page 9 of Green's Fruit Grower for a day. looks reasonable WILEY G. TOOMBR,

,line between Baltimore and Tampa August, five rules are given : for aged people. The infant LORENZO A. WILSON,
commences hy taking nourishment BALDWIN.
arrived'at the. port' last Thursday I. Fruit should be eaten ripe ev-
raw, ery two hours. The time breween tak ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
with a cargo of 11,009 packages. We fresh and perfect. That is right and food is OF TUB
ing gradually lengthened.
notice among the consignees of this be .
improved. When childhood is reached it takes its WILSON & TOOMER FERTILIZER
Messrs. Fuller & Horton and S.
2. "It should be eaten in modera three
meals the table
a day at with
S. Lamb Mana River CQMPANY
e Journal.W. "- ,
tion; That is as correct as that every bread and butter between times. The

E. Hobbs bought a cow the 5th kind of food and drink should be taken custom is that when three meals a day The become undersigned incorporated hereby under associate and by ourselvesand virtue of -

of last April and she gave milk up to in moderation. But does the expres with nothing between meals is reached organization the laws of Florida and management regulating the of creation,or

October ist, and during that, time Mr. sion mean anything ? In answer to a that the frequency of meals remains at for profit and we do hereby accept corporations such tawalour

Hobbs sold $45.36 worth of milk be question, a beer-drinking German said ; that point. Up to and for a time beyond as our organic articles law of"incorporation and we do adopt: the following

sides using one quart of milk per day; that he "didn't believe in a man mak middle1 life people are physicallymore ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION v

in his own family. All but one quart ing a hog of hi'self, but fifty or sixty active than afterwards. During the AND CHARTERof

'per day was sold for 7 and 8 cents; glasses of beer a day was all right." most of this time the system is being WILSON A TOOMER FERTILIZER COMPANY.

that quart was sold at 10 cents. The After making ,one meal a day, whenever built up and seems to require nourishment ARTICLE I.

cow received from 6 to 7 cents worth practicable, entirely of fresh fruit oftener and more of it than when

of grain per day in addition to the and finding it a corrective of stomach the decline of life is reached. Then SECTION NAME I.-The AND name PLACE of OF this BUSINESS.corporation is\

feed she got, i in his-pasture.. The milMr. k troubles, and that it worked portico- it is well to omit one of the threes "Wilson&Toomer Fertilizer Company."

Hobbs used at home would pay 1 larly well in every way, the writer i is. occasionally or to take fewer meals place SECTION of business?.-The of general this corporation offices and shall principal be in

for'all the outlay, and still some say 1does t a much in the dark as before as to regularly.-Pomagadel, California in the city of Jacksonville, Florida, but such
branch offices,agencies and other places of business
'not pay to keep milch cows.-Pa- what is meant by "moderation." Green's Fruit Grower. may be established as the Board of Directors
latka Times Herald. 3.'f It should be eaten no later than may from time to time determine upon.

The Titusyille Extract Co. made four o'clock in the afternoon." Why In making a salad of fish, if you adda ARTICLE II
not? The wisdom of that rule fails to little cucumber pickle chopped very SECTION i.-The general nature of the business
their first shipment-a: car load-of r to be transacted by this Company shall be the
palmetto extract last Friday via the impress me. Should no food be taken fine to the dish before the drssing is buying, transporting and selling of Fertilizers of
after four poured will all kinds. Chemicals and Fertilizer Chemical*,
o'clock? It is over
greatly improveit.
an explodedidea .
J., T. & K. W. R'y, to Chicago. We and Fertilizer Materials, manufacturing Fertilizers -
understand that food should not be taken just and the doing of such other manufacturing -
that this is the first
palmetto and commercial business
as be determinedupon
root extract used outside the Statesof before retiring. All animals do it, and In blanching nut meats pour over 1 by the Board of Directors may and the doing ofall ;

Florida and Georgia for making the rule is just as good and works as them boiling water and let it stand a Directors such acts and deemed things as may, be by the Boardof
necessary proper or expedient
$ leather, and that it is the richest tanning well for the ,human animal as for oth few moments. Throw over them cold to be done in the conducting and carrying -
fluid ever made in the United I ers. The infant takes its nourishment water and rub them between the fin- advantage on of such of its business properties.and the utilizing to best

States.. This speaks well for Titus- and sleeps, and the mother who would1Jndertake gers, and the skins will readily come SECTION a.-This corporation shall have use
and enjoy all the rights powers and privileges
villa, and we trust the, factory will i to put her baby to sleep off. granted to corporations for profit, under the laws
when it was hungry would be considered of Florida, and the corporation shall have the
have a continued run of business. A Flat irons that have become rough right to purchase, acquire, hold, use, mortgageor
number of our townspeople have been no less than crazy. Food should from rust or starch should be rubbed otherwise encumber, sell and convey any real
not be'taken in immoderate estate or personal property deemed< by the _
f ,visiting the extensive works of the Extract quantitiesat with yellow beeswax. Have a cake of Board of Directors, necessary adantageou'
any time, but eating just before bedtime the tied in of to be purchased, required, held used mortgage
Company during the past week a. piece coarse cheese or otherwise encumbered: sold or conveyed by
orso;and,found the inspection of the if the stomach is not overloadedis cloth. Heat the iron until it is very the corporation.

4 plant for the manufacture" of the extract not injurious. I have never sleptbetter warm, but not hot, rub the iron brisk ARTICLE .

as well as the process of making in my life than just after eatingone ly with the beeswax, and then quicklyrub SECTION shall r.be-The Fifteen Capital Thousand Stock of Dollars this corporation -
.. .it very interesting, Mr.J. Y.: Miller or two good apples. Try it yourself with a clean, coarse cloth until the 0(0)) divided into One Hundred and Fifty
who i charge if you are hungry, and see if i it surface is smooth. shares,each share of the par value of One Hun
isJn being very accommodating dred Dollars(f 100)).
in explaining and, showing not work well. Let a person go Use the graceful wild as well 1 SECTION 2.-Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000))in
to bed on an empty stomach and what grasses value or one hundred shares of the capital stock
the various things in connection with the cultivated of this shall
as ones for table decors corporation be paid up in full upon
the manufacture is the result? Discomfort( restlessnessand the organization of this Company, and shall be
of the
extract.-Indian failure tions as long as they can be had. These paid for in the property and assets of every kind
to Let '
River Advocate. sleep. a person go grasses come in variety and and nature of the firm of Wilson & Toomer,
great are
to bed in the afternoon with a sick a co-partnership Lorenzo A. Wilson

The Ocala Evening Star says: "Last I headache and wake up in the night whipped cream is wanted quickly, the Wiley city.of Toomer Jacksonville heretofore Florida.doing The business incorpo-in

week, in company with :Mr. H. B.St e- free from it., It is. only after eating and there is no whip-churn available, rators of the Wilson & Toomer Fertilizer Com

vensof, Citrawe enjoyed a ride through that they can sleep again. have the cream very/cold, and put i it pany having the entire fixed property the valuation:, business of and and goodwill purchased -

the magnificent pineapple plantationsin 4. |"No water or fluid of any description in a glass fruit jar with an airtightcover. such of liabilities the firm of of said Wilson firm & Toomer(subject to
as are now outstand
the vicinity of Orlando., We were should be swallowed withinan Half fill the jar with the cream, ing) at the sum'of Ten Thousand Dollars, and

surprised to find pineapple culture so hour after eating fruit. Before fasten the cover tightly and shake the the conveying Wilson the&Toomer same subject Fertilizer to such Company liabilities upon to

far advanced in this section. Mr. G. accepting that I would like to have then jar vigorously. the valuation of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10 coo)
so fixed, to be used as ao much of the capitate
I. Russell is the original investor i reasons stated. I have tried the plan Iced tea is refreshing certainly, but this corporation.SECTION -

this business,and,he has already grown of not drinking at or soon after meals ids not considered entirely wholesome Dollars(f5ooo E.-The of capital remaining stock shall Five be Thousand paid as

rich from it., He has about five acres! and have also drank when I was thirs- for the regular use of any one,notably may be required by the Board of Directors.'
of bearing pines, and we should judge and I could children. A to make it insure SECTION 4.-No certificate of stock shall be issued
; tyj as never detect any way to until paid for in full,and aU stock issued
that his annual income is at least $5- reason for not doing so, I am not inclined a minimum of tannic acid is partly to *shall be non-assessable.

ooo. In addition to the fruit, the suckers to give it so much, weight as I fill a goblet with cracked ice; make ARTICLE IV.

and crownlets find a ready sale at once did. the tea somewhat stronger than usual;' TERU OF EXISTENCE.

twenty-five cents each. Mr. Russell 5./liTo have its full beneficial effect then pour it, boiling hot, over the ice. shall The commence corporate attheisaaaaceof existence of this Letters corporation

r .is a reliable and clever gentleman,and nothing else should be eaten at the A slice of lemon and a little sugar may and shall terminate ninety-nine years thereafter Fastest,,

seems to thoroughly understand the time fruit is taken.; That is correct: be added. ARTICLE V.

business. Brother Stevens has two and very important. If fruit is takenas When Hubbard squashes are watery SECTION i.-The business of this corporation
acres of pines which will bear shall be conducted and managed by a President,
next a corrective the mild acids in''the they are best cooked by steaming or Board Of Three Directors,a Secretary and Treas
year, and he is arranging to plant anjuices of the fruit will have better opportunity baking. If they are to be baked, cut urer and such other officers and agents as i thecorporation -

other acre. He is one of the most to act upon the stomach than in large pieces and put in a pan with be chosen may annually authorize.at the The annual Directors meeting shall of

successful orange growers in the State, when taken with other food. I have the rind side up. If you have a stockholders which shall be in the Company's
very 3 o'clock p.m. held,the second
and we are sure he will succeed in eaten breakfasts entirely of fresh fruit hot oven cover the pan. When ten- Thursday of May each year.
pineapple culture. He thinks SECTION 2.-The manner of choice and the da-
continuously for a or two der mash fine and
year except season plenty ties of the President and Secretary and such other
do is the ideal place for growing pines. when away from home, and found thatit of butter, salt and pepper. Some very officers scribed **may be provided for, shall be pre
by the By-Laws.
plantations; are all inclosed to pre worked particularly well. That can good cooks use a teaspoonful of sugarfor SECTION t.-The time, place and

Y''vent damage by frost. It is the most> be done in California even if it cannotbe every half squash, and press the calling and Directors and holding meetings when of the stockholders
except regulated by lAw
lucrative business we know of, and done at all other places. pulp through a colander. Cutaway by the Charter]shaU be fixed la the By-LaV or'tach'

large'sums are being invested in it"- There is a small, but growing,school all the stringy part of the vegetable The stockholder:election to of be Directors entitled shaU to be one by vote ballot for, each

:Witness., in England and with some followers in before cooking. ]share of stock owned by him.
*I SECTION 4.-The Officers who areto conduct the

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business until those elected at the first election, J.
&haI1be-: ,
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, WILEY G. TOOMER, A Terrible .Ride.
x .
LORENZO Secretary A.and WILSON Treasurer., (From the Evening Times Buffalo, N.Y.) I

FRED G. BALDWIN Along one of the dismal roads in Western -
t .
And-the said Wiley G.Toomer,Lorenzo Director.A. Wil !\ ( New York, a man and wife were -

; son end Fred. G.Baldwin shall act as a Board of driving[ as rapidly as the darkness and j
Directors until their successors are elected. inclement weather would permit.
SECTION-The Board of Directors shall pro- The rain beat down the rubber L
vide for the election or appointment of such other upon .
officers or agents as they deenr necessary or ad- covering and found its way into every \t./p
visable and shall make rules and regulation!, crack and opening.The .
and take such action: not inconsistent with the : :;
of the .
occupants buggy were Dean
Charter -
and '
By-Laws the corporation,as they
may deem advisable to regulate and carry on the Jones and his wife, of Springville, N. Y. 7'hortest ':1

business of the corporation. Everybody is familiar with the name.: .. ., ..

He is,the well-known --, .
ARTICLE VI. starting judge, who -T : ;

LIMIT"OP INDEBTEbNESS. I has become famous for his impartial and. S Quickest, IM st Altrad<< live :
1v fair treatment of jockeys at the
This at post -
corporation &hall no time incur an in
debtedness or liability of over Twenty Thousand l It was about ten years ago when Mr. :ROUTE = "

Dollars: (20000.00. [GGG.S and :Mrs. Jones took that fateful' ride that BETWEEN -_

ARTICLE VII.CDRPOIIATION t came near costing her her life. FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH -- =

SEAL: / R Mrs. Jones' clothes were thoroughly TEE '' -
soaked before town reached. There '
The corporation seal of this shall was -
Florida Central and Peninsular- -
be an Impress stamp, circular in form bearing dir waS no fire in their hotel room and she

the words"Wilson and Toomer Fertilizer Co.. became chilled to the bone before the
Seal, Jacksonville, Florida." NEW THROUGH ROUTES.
.' little blaze,,the attendant started, warm-

ARTICLE VID.BY ed the atmosphere: New York to Jacksonville by ,

-UWS. From that time on Mrs. Jones was an New Florida Pennsylvania K. It. to Wash .
and ington. Southern Railway to
SECTION I.-The stockholders of this corpora- = m woman. Northern }Columbia, Florida Central-&
tion shall adopt by-laws not inconsistent with Her troubled-well, it was about everything Air Line. Peninsular to all principal
the charter of this corporation and laws of the with which human flesh can be af- points In Florida.
State of Florida,for the of its affairs
Those first adopted shall government be adopted by the vote t3, f fI Hcted. She had a strange, queer feelingn Cincinnati to Harriman JunoCincinnati
of a majority of all the shares'of the capital I her headthat felt as if several shot were tion by Queen & Crescent _
stock of the corporation at that time subscribed: rolling around loose on her brain. Pen Asheville & 1 Harriman Junction to Ashe- .
vile and Columbia by South-
and may: be amended in the manner provides Girl's Autumn Suit.
for in said by-laws. cannot describe the torture she suffered. ern Railway, and Florida
The foregoing Articles of Incorporation are 1007-Alda -Jacket-Sizes for 10, 12, Local doctors told her she had water on Jacksonville Central&Pensnsular-Colum-

approved, adopted and signed on the proposed and 14 years.-This is one of the conve the brain. J bia to Jacksonville.
a corporation this day at a meeting nient blazer-like jackets which children I A'Times Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
held for that purpose in the Office of Wilson & reporter called upon Mrs. Cincinnati Queen & Crescent: tcrChatta-
Toomer, in the city of Jacksonville,Florida.In and young girls take such thorough comfort Jones, who raid: and nooga Southern R'y to Ever-
witness whereof we hereunto subscribe our in. It has the new sacque back, and "Ever since that terrible wetting I re-' Florida}ette Florida Central & Peninsular -

names this, the nth day of October, A- D. 1896.. the; fronts fit easily, eo they can be) but- eived; up to a year ago, I was an invalid. Limited. points.to all important Florida ...

Names. Address. toned for greater warmth or left open.A I[ had terrible in the head '
neuralgia pains
Signed] LORENZO A. WILSON,Jacksonville Fla. Kansas 1 Kansas City Port Scott &
Signed] l 5 ED. G.,BALDWIN, Forest City, Fla. neat tailor collar and revers finish the which often went to my feet and limbs. and City Memphis R.R.to KansasCity.
Signed] WILEY G. TOOMER,Jacksonville I neck and fronts. Plain cloths in warm I! was often in such a terrible state that I Jackgo'vllleThro Ito Birmingham R'y
State of drab, chestnut brown and dark blue are Line Peninsular Fla. Central &
Florida DualPersonally 1M had to use a crutch to get around or else to all Fla. points. ,
County of / the usual choice for these but
wraps, slide a ctyur> before me to move aboutha
appeared before me, Wiley G. Louis to Jacksonville by
Toomer, Lorenzo A.Wilson and Fred G.Baldwin, occasionally dark red ones are chosen, ; house. I was very ill for five years, 1St. Short Line to Du Quoin,
three of the above named subscribers: ,to me well especially for very little ones. Any styleof in spells, and never expected to get well. Holly Sp'gs Central to Holly Bp'gs,
r known,and acknowledged that they signed the fancy or blouse waist may be worn It[ blood Route City Memphis & Birmingham
was a disease I One of
foregoing charter in good faith,for the g ess. to Birmingham Sou.
purpose "
expressed in the same. describe jacket The skirt is the Doris, the; doctors I consulted said I had clotted / J R'y to Everette and F. 0.&P.

Witness my hand and official seal at Jacksonville below.A blood in my head, and perhaps I did. Sioux City &Chicago,to Jacksonville -
Florida, this uth day of October:, A. D. special illustration and ,full directions He could not cure me, neither could Ill. Cent. to BollyRoute
several Holly Sp'gs
1 96. K.,O. M. & B. to Bir-
about the pattern will be found .
'., J. M. BARRS. on other doctors I tried. I also used SP'g.b Sou. R'y to Ever-

:* .'. Notary-nAn :-- Public the envelope in which it is enclosed. many patent medicines, but they did me ette and the F. O. &P.

-----...N.893.Doris.---- no good Louls'ille&Nash't11e to Rive
"My complexion white New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P, only
was a perfect
Skirt ,
To 1 route with through IleepenJac.luo'vll1e
and my ears were eo transparent yocould u between New Orleans ndr-
Sizes for 12, 14, and 16 years.-An extremely look through,them. My blood was Jacksonville.The .

... graceful design, having six gored turning, to water. F. 0. & P. baa 700 miles of track In

Breadths, flaring widely at the foot and 'Look at me now, do I look sick?" Florida running through the .
fitting easily around the'waist, except in Tobacco Bemcnt,
the; back, where the fullness is gathered The reporter was forced to admit that Stock Panning and Dairy fieetlon, .
he had seldom seen a more perfect embodiment Peach and Strawberry Land,
4 It[ may be lined throughout, but should of health. Orange Banana and Pineapple Country,
have no interlining -facing.. Any of Phosphate Belt. '
the popular silk woolen cotton fab With pardonable pride Mrs.Jones said, Mat the Silver Spring and
'Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People Other fine Scenery
rics may be chosen for this model, and it i did it. The Great Hunting Count.

may be worn with any style of coat, Reaches the Ground If .
i' '' i or waist.A. "I can go anywhere now, while before Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety
Basque I[ commenced using Dr Williams' reme- of soils in the State and above all
special illustration and full directions (
i \\ dy I could not out of the house.
% \ about the pattern will be found move Runs over the Central Ridgeland
on L "For three would believeit Where It Is High and Healthy.
years, you
WA4 I IS the envelope in which'it is enclosed.
I did not even go to church. I was Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers. f

.......- not always confined to my bed, but could the the best Northern freight markets facilities for any produce to

Deafness Cannot be Cured not leave the house. Send also for the best map of Florida (sent .

'Wherever I go people say, 'Why, free) and note the towns on its route.
by local applications as they cannot reach
Mrs. Jones, how well you are looking, .O.1UODONBLL.G.PA..,
the diseased portion of the There Jacksonville,M1a.
ear. .How[ did it happen?" and I always tell ....:
is only one way :O cure deafness, and I
them 'Pink Pills did it'"I
that is by constitutional remedies. Deaf have not had the slightest touch of The.Fla. Cent. & Peninsular H.Ri, r
ness iscaused! by an inflamed conditionof
old illness for the last six months and
the mucous lining of the Eustachian Offers to -
S Shippers
feel as if I never had been ill in life."
Tube. When "this tube 1 fa inflamed my .
you The Shortest and
Mr. Quickest Route
Jones said, "You can readily im
have a rumbling or imperfect hearing
I and when it is Closed deafness agine how highly we regard the remedy BETWEEN --
entirely _

in this house where have had wife
is the result, and unless the inflam POINTS IN
and mother restored to health.
Autumn Wrap. mation can be taken out and this tube perfect THE EAST AND WEST. .
.. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills sold all
restored to its normal condition are by With Improved Ventilated Cars,this
hearingwill com
993-Berkshire Cape. Sizes -Medium be destroyed forever nine cases out dealers, or will be sent post paid on receipt p any -is better equipped than ever over toandle
and Large. The ; of price cents box six boxes h the Orange and Vegetable
ever popular caoe never a or Crops and
of caused
loses its ten are by catarrh, which i is for Insure close connections and prompt despatch)
; as long as designers -they are never sold in bulk, '
nothing but an inflamed condition of the to all Eastern and Western Markets.
'II succeed in imparting such a stylishair mucous!! surfaces. or by the 100)) by addressing Dr. Wil Through oars to destination without

and make them so becoming, Our liams' Medicine Company Schenectady, .
We will give One Hundred Dollars for change or Alas,
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pattern, the "Berkshire, is designed for any case of deafness (caused by catarrh]) N. Y. Perishable freight followed by wire and
traveling and street wear and as illustrated advised time various '
that cannot be cured by Halls Catarrh i ... shippers passing Junc
is made of tan-colored box cloth and arrival at dea nat1on. '," --
,, for ** beautiful and decorative. also Alipclatms
and Cure. Send circulars, free. Foliage for overcharges and loss prompt
trimmed with of the
finished with of straps snd same, F.J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.WSold maybe used to great advantage at this adjusted. .,
rows stitching ornamented
with pearl buttons. It is lined by all Druggists, 75c. season, and flowers are to be had all 1 See that your goods are markedvia ] .
F. C. & B. R.
throughout with Dresden taffeta and the .IIS.! ... the
year. For information call on or address the no.
high collar can be faced with the clothor Anything with a meringue over it If a bunch of grape leaves are put i in ficrsf gTied: ,
.,with velvet The pattern can be used i C. E. TA YLOR,Tray.A'1t.0caIa.1'la. '
also for dressier should be put in a cool oven and al. the brine in which cucumbers are to W. B. TUCREB Gen.A t't.Orlando.J1a.; -

velvet wraps of silk, satin or lowed to brown slowly if you wish to be soaked for pickling it will help to G.H.HOLDEN,Trav. A gt.Leesbur .1'1&
trimmed with overlapping frills w.R. FULLER,TWIT.A'g't,Tasopt, Fla. '
of gauze or la.ce.aud surround the should have it light A strong heat toughens keep the cucumbers sound and firm, Or N.8. PBNNINGTON.Traffic> lldans*er.

era with a masa of billqwy fluffiness. meringues. and of a good color. J Jacksonville FlaW .
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Florida Farmer i and Emit Grower. unthinking pubjicas genuine Floridas. alone, saying nothing of the rion-min- means of a tariff there is a probabilitythat

The simple fact is Florida box material the eyes of sthe women dictators

A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 MaInS is about all that is now availablein eral.Ramie demands a rich soil, and by could be so sharpened or educated as
which in Florida to perceive the hidden beauties of Sea
Tacksonyille. any great quantities. For very this we mean one
obvious reasons the celebrated factories would produce thirty\ or forty bushelsof Island cotton fabrics more distinctlythan

J of Bangor boxes are not now putting com per_ acre, or in :Missouri fiftyor they now do..
TZBMS SUBSCRIPTION any on the markets, at least in sixty. The report above referredto A writer in the San Mateo Item

WOT Cue Year ....a..................a.....$too standard Florida box size, though states that, as a resultant average of says: .
70r BaX Months........................ ..... I.00la
Foreign Countries ......*.**...,.........3.00 they may be supplying Mediterranean all the investigations conducted by the "Since the total loss, caused of income the from our
bearing by
orange groves unprecedented -
growers with some in the sizes required Department in the United States, it cold of 1895. the question has been)
;TSubacriptionB in all cases cash in what should we do to obtain an income until
by them. The freezes in 1894- costs $60.88 per acre to establish a ramie -
advance. No discount allowed on one's they: were restored? An annual crop that
subscription(except in club) but to 5 left an immense amount of box.ma- plantation. In France it 'costs would sell for cash must necessarily be the

all agents a liberal cash commission will terial on hand in this State, and, see- $43.04, but this greater cheapnessthere answer., others Some in have the sought planting to of find Sea it Island in tobacco

be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby ing no probability of being able to use arises from the fact that the grower cotton. Tobacco requires a suitable soil,considerable -
them. Write for terms., capital for labor and buildings and
it for several years, many growers are raised his own plants, which are the expert Judgment in growing and curing the
To every new subscriber we will send unloadingsome of their stock as a heaviest item of the expense. In France crop. is adapted to almost any soil,
requires but little experience and no capital
postpaid copy of Whitner's "Gardening partial relief for their losses, and the cost of cultivation of an acre is except the slight amount for seed and the labor -
in Florida. For two new subscribers ,which the grower must render
at. $2.00 each, we will send, this may go to Jamaica or Mexico $31.20 per year. to make any profit at all. h1mselflinorder
a copy of Moore's "Orange with no fraudulent intent on the part The estimates based on large fieldsin conditions that govern the profitable produc-
pOStpaid" tion of Sea Island cotton to-day? In this section
re. of the purchasers. Nevertheless we Louisiana and France show that of Putnam county,formerly an exclusive

Bates of advertising on application. believe thoroughly in the desirableness the first year there will be a productof orange-producing were; planted which..one are several now being hundred harvested.acres j-;

Remittances should be made by check, of a National law requiring for- about 167 pounds of degummedfiber With less than an average crop,owing to an

postal note, money order or registered eign fruits imported into the United the second year 334, the third scarcely unfavorable pay season for!-cost the of price production.fa so low There as to ,

. letter to order of States to be distinctly branded with year 501, the fourth year and thereafter are two reasons for this. First,the present
political excitement with the possibility of adebased ..
the of the where At the French valuation
FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, name country grown. 700. currency and consequent business ;
We take pleasure in francs these paralysis has caused the stoppage of mills 1',
((175 per100 kilograms),
... Jacksonville. Fla. and a diminished demand; second the increasing -
Following letter from Brooklyn, N. yields would be worth respectively competition with Egyptian cotton. This
Y. the Courier cotton takes the place of medium grades of f.
to Bartow Informant and
: $26.72, $53.45 $80.16 $115.78per our long staple cotton. An amount equiva-
CONTENTS. acre. lent to 75,000 bales was Imported into the i
In recent issue of
a your paper under the United States 1895. ".;
title of'Catch the Thieves' in an editorial What the new decorticating and de- "At this time representatives of Egyptian __j
you charge that a scheme is on foot to injure
Interesting: Forestry Notes; The Celery Florida by selling inferior foreign oranges as gumming processes and machines may to cotton place growers 125,000) are bales in of New the York present endeavoring crop at ,
Crop;Tomato leaves for Cabbage Worms; the concerns Florida are product. to That Jamaica the New York be able to do, of course, we can ex prices that wlU make a sale and displace that
preparing put orangeson
Velvet Beans A Decision More amount of our own cotton, and lower the
; Railway ; the market packed and branded as Florida press no opinion. We end by quoting of total
Than They an Stand; How it Works... 658 fruit. As one of the packers from Florida I price our crop.1A
GROVE AND ORCHARD-The Camphor Tree; want to say to you and the public at large, Agent Dodge on the situation as it ,-",
and in justice to the firm by whom I am employed 1
was when he wrote his Taxpayer's Troubles.
Analysis of Florida Camphor Peaches report:
; that there is not a single iota of truth .
Instead of Oranges; Our Orange Groves 659 in the charges. and that you have been incor- "The fiber of ramie inclosed as it is in a Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: ,
rectly informed so far as relates to the New woody stalk and hidden under
Defects of Southern Sandy Soils..... 660 coarse layerof "
York firm They have received three cargoes outer bark tenaciously holds Its own until The writeupttof the taxpayer'stroubles
Wide Planting of Trees; Citrus Fruits of from 1,300: to 6,000>barrels per cargo branded the entire mass has been broken beaten,and from the Southern Ruralist ,
Lee County; Superiority of Florida 'Or-. Jamaica oranges,by ships that cleared and scraped by a series of rapidly revolving me- ,
i angel.-..............f.................... 661 entered Jamaica as the custom house records chanisms. The gummy matters which hold does not adequately describe my expe- ;
will show. I have been and am still engaged the filaments together in the bark often harden
TOBACCO.-In Pasco County; In Polk County 661 ; in personally assisting in the unpacking, sizing upon these mechanisms, particularly rience. In my case the taxes were
FARMER AND TRUCKER-Great Value of Cotton ,classing and repacking of this fruit, and when of small diameter,the fiber adhering paid promptly, but the land was sold .'
fe.. Seed; Asiatic Cantaloupes. ......... 662 there has not been a single box or boxes and wrapping about them necessitating repeated -
for the and in
branded with the word Florida' gone from stoppages. Or, sometimes the stalks taxes bought by the
POULTRY-Natural Feed; Notes.............. 663 the packing house since the arrival of the first choke the feed rolls,bringing the machine toa State. This it discoveredthat
. State New................:................... 66.4 cargo This fruit has been sold in the open sudden standstill or a few stalks stick in spring was
OuR RURAL HOME-Fruit gating and Sleep 664 market,as Jamaica oranges. Trusting that their places,while the others are moving on, the State held the tax title and

Patterns(Illustrated)........... ............ 665 the you< Florida will see packers the Injustice and the you New have York done firm.both" fiber hopelessly is only entangling partially cleaned the fiber., pieces Again of wood the failing to find certain tax receipts, I
EDITORIAL-Foreign Oranges Masquerading.as ... coming out attached to the strands of fiber,or redeemed the land from the State andon
Florida Ramie for Florida-Go Slow Ramie for Florida Go Slow. an Inch or more of the end of the stalks are
; ; the collector's
not cleaned at all. Then,In other machinesthe finding receipts, I
Tariff on Egyptian Cotton; Taxpayer's beating is so harsh that the fiber is cut
,Troubles..........,..... .... ......0s. 666 Several of our State contemporariesare and broken and its value greatly impaired. then turned to him to be righted finally ,
Markets;Winter Pineapples;The Farmers1 publishing rather rose-colored arti- After considering the many difficulties and enclosing him the evidence under reg.

Troubles............' ........,............. 667 cles on ramie, advising Florida farm. hindrances the failure to the produce effort to any turn fiber out In good paying fiber ister. But he will not answer any let-

DAIRY Cheese Making in Florida.......... 668 ers to undertake its cultivation. We quantity has proved the greatest obstacle of ters from me, neither will he offer any / ).
Celery Culture.....,-............ ............ 668 I wish all to that success for" which invention has restitution of the
we could enter,into their enthusiasm been striving so long. or righting matter.
Wanted-A Commission ................... 670 j
t. Orange;Protection; To Kill Peach Borers.. 671 on this subject and give like en. ." He absolutely and resignedly "saws f

...,., couragement to our readers, but we Tariff on Egyptian Cotton. wood and says nothing .
cannot. Emersqn said he never reada It appears that Egyptian cotton, on Now what am I to do in the premises ;

Weather in Jacksonville.Week new book until it was at least a year account of its natural brown tint and ? What can I do? .

Ending Oct. 12, 1896 old; so the writer would, as a practical its fine,silky luster,has certain specific H. F. DAVIS. ,

farmer, not undertake to plant a uses which are not so well met by the St. Louis, Mo. '
"" .. R" '" U.be :1DATa. -sI: =. crop of a new staple until it had been Sea Island staple, even though the latter Send us the address of this obdurate

J : II .a i 9 2 .! tried in the State at least three years. is longer, finer and in all essential official and we will publish it consp c- *:.
----- - First, we advise every reader who particulars better. There is no accounting uously. Any man who so evidently

Oct.Oct. 6.7..*.............. 6a 63 7'1. b 58 00 24*4 '70 73 .0.0 is interested in the subject to writeto for the caprices of feminine desires to 'own a piece of Florida land )\

Oct. 4.... ..... 68 67 ,0 E6' 10 71' .04 Special Agent Charles Richard fashion,and just now the Egyptian ar- under the present adverse circum- .
Oct;, o.... ..... 'II 60 60 66
73 13 .92
Oct. 10.... .... 60 6.4 64 57 7So 61 "soOct.n. Dodge, Fiber Investigations, U. S. ticle seems to have the upper hand in stances certainly ought to be allowedto
.....'.... 67 65 56 66 0 of
Department Agriculture its limited domainin do
Washington1) own though so.
1' OCt 12.... .... 64 12 3 57' 26 .07 proper, ,
- 21 C., and ask him for a copy,of our American manufactures. The .-,.-*-
Mean,....... 64 68 11 S9 18 68 $ 1.53 the Report on the Cultivation of Ra- New England view is that, even if a If the young merchant fails, men
.... Total rainfall. ,;, mie in the United States, issued in tolerably stiff tariff was levied on Egyptian say that he is ruined. If the finest

._ A.J. MITCHELL, Observer. 1895. Read it through and ponder it cotton, it would not have the effect genius studies at one of our colleges,

., well, then, if you are so disposed: ,send to exclude. it to any great extent, and is not installed within one year

and get a few roots of ramie and plant because our women want that particular afterward in an office in the cities or

Foreign Oranges ,Masquerading as them on the richest land you have. article to meet certain supposed suburbs of New York or Boston, it

I Floridas. Ramie is a plant which rapidly ex- subtle shades of taste and fancy in fab- seems to his friends and himself that '

THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER hausts the soil; and which requires a rics and threads, and they will haveno he is right in being disheartened and

. has not been particularly disturbed strong reserve of native fertility\ or the other so long as the goods made of in complaining the rest of his life.

about this matter. It has been stated supplying of an artificial one by means the Egyptian article can be procuredat A sturdy lad from New Hampshire or

with considerable noisy demonstration of applied fertilizers. An acre of ramie a price which does not cause a masculine Vermont who, in turn, tries all the

that dealers in Jamaica and Mexican oranges i in an average crop, say fourteentons rebellion. Yet we believe thata professions, who teams it, farms it,ped-

have been ordering material for ,removes from the soil 658 poundsof little judicious pressure in the,shapeof dles, keeps a school), preaches edits &

tens of thousands of boxes from Florida lime, 369 ,pounds of nitrogen, 251 tariff legislation would have a good newspaper, goes to congress, bays a

,and from this fact the conclusion pounds of potash, 168 pounds of magnesia effect, for the goddess of fashion is not township etc., in successive years, and

was reached at a single leap that fraud 155 pounds of phosphoric acid, wholly insensible to considerations of always, like a cat, falls on .his feet is- -

was intended,that all'these oranges soboxed.were 706 pounds of silica, etc., amountingto economy and if the Egyptian fabrics worth a hundred of these city dolls.. '....;_; ,
to be palmed off upon an 2,143 pounds of mineral ingredients were made to cost a little more by Emerson -'-_ '*"

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. "Ye little know the-cares, FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA .

The vigilance, the labor and the skill, JACKSONVILLE:, FLA., October 16.

That day and night are exercised, and FRUITS AND PRODUCE.: .-' ,
hang JAcKsoNvIII4E.
Upon the ticklish balance of suspense, Corrected by Marx Bros.
That ye may garnish your profuse regales! These are average quotations. Extra choice The Oldest National Bank in the State.

With summer fruits brought forth by wintry loti fetch prices above top quotation,while poor CHARTERED 1874.
guns. tots..dllowu.I. CHARTER EXTENDED; 1894.
Ten. thousand dangers lie in wait to By conservative,yet liberal methods,this bank has achieved the highest
reputation for BOudtty.
................. and
li.es, 3 peck crate. : ISo strength ability:to meet all legitimate demands.. "
thwart .. I" -.......... ........., We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms _
The process. Heat and cold and .wind Apples bbl........................... 2.00 to 240 drafts on aU parts of the world. drawing our own .
And storm. Grapes,Catawba,5 Ib basket.. ..... .m We invite visit or correspondence,looking toward business relations,
and Pines,crate.-., ..........,.....,....... ..so favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention assuring- you Tour, '
Moisture and drought, mice, wonns, Lemons, Messina box................ 3.00 <
swarming flies, English Teas,.dried,bu.... .......... 1.50 JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY *'
' Minute as oust,numberless: ,oft work Peanuts,best brand.................. .o4 to.o5 President.
Cabbage New : each .. 71$ Cashier. .
Dire disappointment that admits no cure, PotatoesN. York ........ ....,... 1.70 Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
And which no care can obviate.. It were II sbarrellotj............. ... 1.65
longToo Sack....................... 1.50 J
and the '. S sack: lots............;....
long, to tell the expedients Onions, N.Y.bbl...... ...... ...,.... 1.40 1.75 SEEDS SEEDS SEEDS '
shifts, Peas,black eye. bushel............_ 1.50 -j
Which he that fights a season so severe It. brown eye, ............. 1.25 A FULL
,..... .. STOCK OPNew : _
- Devises while he guards his tender,trust, clay 1.10 I
N.Y. bbl.- ... .
Turnips, ;
I And oft at last in vain." Beets .........;...... 1.50 150 Field and Garden SeedsVADAPTED .
I COWPEB. Parsnips, ... .......:........... 3.50 ,.
Carrots, ............... 2. 0 -
Eggs.......;...............PI I .-.--. .16 TO THE SOUTH. -


A large fall and winter crop of fancy Corrected by Davis- &Robinson.. RED AND YELLOW, $4.00 per Bushel: .

pineapples is nearly ready for early Yellow Yamsbush., ............ .4010.50 WHITE $4.50 ." .
' shipments. The fruit is of fine Sweet Potatoes, .......... ........... .49 ,
very Hubbard squash, bbl.................. 1.50 Send for price list. '
quality and of the choicest varieties.A Lettuce,doz.......,..,............-.. .25 to .30 Ii. CAMERON Seedsman
demand has existed here since Celery ..... ............. ........_ .3010.40 ,
ever Egg Plants bbl.........,............. i.sotoj.oo J'aOkDODVil1, 1orlda.. .
this section.became popular as a win- Tomatoes, crates ...-............... 1.50101.75 '
Sweet Pepper,bu. ..'...................75 to t.oo
; ter resort for a pineapple crop that Green Beanscrate............... ....1.25 to IN .
1.50 300 ACRES
would in time/or winter visitors. Turnips,bunch................ ....... .03 to.06 NURSERY. ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS. tIc 38TH fEAR.
ripen Pumpkins, each....................... 05 to .10
Progressive planters have introducedthis Kershaws, each.... ........ ......... .ojto .10
kind and the result is profit Parsley',per dox.bunches...,. ...... .25 FRUIT TREES Specially Adapted to Florida.
very Green onions,perdoz.bunches....... ..25
able. Nearly all winter visitors to this Pepper,hot,bushel,................... .75
Sagewellcuredlb..M..2.-...... .25 Oriental Pears, Japan Plums on Mariana Stocks Japan Persimmons Strawberry Plants, Crape
section can feast on the choicest pines Hens....*,.. ,.-.--..,..--...... 30 Vines,etc. Rare Conuerae, Broad Leaved Evergreens, Camellas,50,000 Palms
ripened in the air. The Roosters..._.__..._.........-. .25
open growers Half grown...._..._................. .15 to .20 10,000 CAMPHOR, -
, find ready sale for them at the hotels. Turkeys, per pound,gross......__. .08
Some of the finest Porto Ricos and Ducka...-...._......-_........... .25 to .30 and cinnamon Trees",Roses. The Greenhouse Department is the largest and most complete in the
Geese, ....<.-....:................... .35 Southern States. We grow everything:in trees and plants suited to Southern horticulture. Catalogue .
Trinidads ever produced in this section Leeks perdoz bunches......'......... .25 tree. Address P. J. BEBCZMANS, Augusta Ga. No Agents. #
Radi'hes,per doz.................... .25
were exhibited by G' C. Matthams at Cucumbers,crate..... ............... None
the Hotel Royal Poinciana last win- Spinach,per bushel................ None. Bradley Bed M. Eugene B. 4d.
Cabbage. Florida scarce.... ......... None RICHARD FROTSCHER
ter. These apples sell for 85 cents Salsify per dozen bunches........... None ESTABUSH2Q.I87I.
and W. S. Clow raiseson Lima Beans,quart......... .<...... .10 to 12 $ ,
$1.50 apiece. Florida Honey, pound section............ -;Io _SEED CO., (Limited.) REDFIELD & SON,
the Windella plantation several Varieties T Founded by RicharOrotsctier, in 1865.

which sell for $2.50 to $3 per Incorporated April 14,1896. Commission Merchants

apple. During the current year the Business Notices. We beg to announce that we have succeed.
pineapple acreage has been greatly in- THE LAKELAND Nu srIs.It gives ed to the FLOWER.FIELD AND OAR -AJfD-'
DEN SEED business established by the late
creased. Thousands of new plants as pleasure to call attention to the new Richard Frotscher at the old original stand
advertisement of C. M. Marsh, proprietor 521-525 Dumaine Street. Fruit Auctioneers .
have been set out, and next year's
of Lakeland Nurseries. His
specialty Messrs. J. A.Schalck a member of firm
crop bids fair to be immense. The is the seedless character of his fruits, and the old force of clerks, with Mr. Louis 141 Dock Strut,Philadelphia,Pa.

Pineapple.Growers' Association is extending which marks the acme of attainment in Sieber at the head all for many years in the We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables, 4 .

its territory, and before next the physical amelioration of citrus fruits. employ of Mr.Frotscher are associated with either at private sale(which has heretofore been .

summer's crop shall be on the market The generous proportions of his card in- us.Our stock is the largest and most completein our custom)or by the auction system (recently I
will likely be made that dicate the vigor of the recuperation of the South composed of the best varietiesof added to our business)as TOO may desire
arrangements our great industry. It is through the en- seed, VITALITY! and MERIT carefully
will place the entire east coast crop terprise of such men that the Orange busi- tested.

from Indian River to the Florida Keysin ness will be restored to a better estate We are prepared to promptly execute all BRASS BAND

the hands of the association. The than it ever occupied before. .. orders and tor FLOWERING NURSERY STOCK BULBS, GRASSES in season.- \ --meatiforB&DdA&ndDnmOo Instrument Drams Uniforms Equip Lowest .J f I

association handled about 80 per cent Address all communications to 521-525 Du- prices eyer quoted. Fine CUo! , ,,
lllultratloDI,aallt4fr ;ttfftrsaBtnd
maine street, New Orleans. :
of this year's crop.-Florida Citizen. Churning Done in Two Minutes. Mualc&1Datrtlct'DIod..mateurBan41. _-_
Order from B. Frotscher Manua.of'98.PLSNTIN LYOJf: 11KALY, ':
-J.- I have tried the Lightning Churn you .Uau Si.end Wb.a Arm,CUai%!:. -I

described in ana it .
recently your paper,
The Pest pf Ants;
-, is certainly wonder I can ,churn in '
Editor Parmerand Frult-Grower: less than two minutes, and the butter is

Will.YOU be so kind as to advise me elegant, and. you get considerable more l lwell QUICK WORK,
butter than when you use a common
what will effectually remove and keep chum. LJook the agency for'the churn In selling and paying for Fruits and vegetables I
ants from around newlyset butter-maker that begun is half done..Begin snipped i to us is our motto. WE
away here and every sees it GIVE GOO S SENT US BY GROWERS ,
trees. E. H. MOTE. buys one. I have sold three dozen and well Don't by let getting chance Ferry's determine Seeds. | FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER <
Fla. they give the best of satisfaction. I knowI your crop, but plant Ferry'. BUY OURSELVES They are protectedby
Leesburg, in this Seeds. Known and sold our 40 years experience without default
can sell 100 township,as they eo lug a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand
Ants are the salamanders among in quickly, make so much more butter than everywhere.%fore you plant, getFerry's financial stability which any bank or
,sects. They pay little attention to common churns and are so cheap. Some merchants having mercantile reports cen
Seed Annual verify-then try us-WE BEUEVB OUR _
4. tobacco dust, sulphur gas lime, or one in every township can make $200 or for 1896. Contains l METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Bead '
$300 selling these churns. By :writing to tical more prae your name for our quotations. Stencil and ,
other of the information
insecticides for farmers!
any ordinary cards free. Letters promptly answered= :
W. H. Baird & Co. 140 8. HighlandAve. and gardeners than many high-; j tt
but carry on their work over and under ., Station A, PittsburghPa.,you can priced text books. Mailed free.Eastern .
them with undiminished activity.A get circulars and full information, so you Do L J'Dat Ai tn. DITB01T, FRENCH' a Cue, ,_I

teaspoonful of bi-sulphide of carbon can make big money right at home. I rj 116 Warren St,, New York. E
poured into a burrow will do the bus. have made $30 in the past two weeks andI _
never sold anything before in my life. ESTABLISHED J SS-
mess for them in short order; so will .AJAn&Es.There .11

,boiling water. The latter is our principal 'I farmers are using dissolved .

dependence. 'Trace them up are some ten million acres of phosphate; rock for wheat, but are depending ,---

dilligentlv to their several burrows in land in the South suitable for homes.i largely on stable manure, or $100 worth for 10c ';

Farmers may suffer from hard times,but ,clover or peas for. their supply of nitro ..... kdb..ktcW -' J
the vicinity and scald them again and 8 al Mtne.tr g Mr cc "
seldom go without three, good, square gen. The Southern farmer may get from & b.w.ft sass UHUaYiiJLMtMcttatkBembar ). IIIAiUT ',,:.
.again., They cannot stand this very meals a day, or for clothing to keep them the cow pea and beggar weed all the ni- CTTIZ2SS'; LIBSABT.. GK x1sa U..'....n -

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I ..-"-.',:'. if.. .I'r' '"., ;- .. < ,-.. f.t .i .. ThePotash: Question. are,put into a square frame and tied,
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Cheese-Making in Florida. ,. ,The better the of Potash is understood the
'J > ..; use better or in the Middle States. The East
Mr. Donk's rule is, five rennets will ern or New England market calls for a ::
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make a quart of extract.. A brine is farming; Crop failures can be prevented by little different kind of bunches. For

made strong enough. barely to ,float an, using fertilizers containing a large percentage of Potash ; this the plant must be trimmed to ex
egg, and'the itnnets are soaked in this pose the heart to view. From three

ten"days or two weeks. A teacupful no plant.. .can .grow without Potash. \ to five of such plants are then fastened
of-strong'vinegar is then added to keep --- together by driving a long nail throughthe
it. A teaspoonful this will curdle We have a little hook'on the subject of Potash,written by authorities, that we would roots, or they may be tied together. -
three of milk. To show like to send to every farmer, free of cost, if he will only write and ask for it.
gallons Most of the root is left on the
the process nine quarts of milk were ,; OERT1AN KAU WORKS,'93 Nasttu SL, New York plant, making the nailing possible.The .

set; the extract was thoroughly stirredin .. size of the plants governs the

and in ten minutes the milk had above blood heat I before. the rennet extract % Celery Culture. number to be used in making a bunch.
curdled. Then Mrs. Donk, with her is stirred in. Concluded.MARKETING.. The bunches are then packed in long,
hand thrust to the bottom carefully .
narrow crates, so the whole can be in.
and slowly brokethe curd into small Mr. Donk says he has sold readilyall from the outside. The New
.pieces, occupying several minutes so the cheese he has 'made at 20 cents There is a rapidly growing demand spected Maryland and Virginia markets
pound and be intended to for in-our home market and ,
afrnot-to.make the whey run oR white. prepare celery celery packed
better.appliances and enter into the from the it the accept
1IIe crud is to be broken, but not I I judging price brings to in boxes or barrels. For the
i mashed. After it stood a few minutes making of it systematically. He had retail dealers in our State, there must .. local tightly markets it is not to use
longer the curd settled to the bottom, up to that time only been testing the be a large profit somewhere, or some- form of necessary
and the whey was poured off. feasibility of making cheese in)lorida, where a large waste. The many rich .: any where particular one intends to establish a business yet
.- The Dutch cheese-hoop is turned and he was well pleased with the re people who visit our State during the form of
some regular package or
solid out of some light wood like willow sult. winter consume large quantities. These crate should be adopted,as that makesa

with a perforated, rounded bottom Three quarts of milk in Florida, six people want the very finest and are trade mark; the crate should be light
and very small, the largest only quarts in Holland, make a pound 'of willing to pay a good price for a fine and tasty. For long shipping a good
making a ten-pound cheese. In their cheese that sells, to private customersat article, while an inferior article will remain -: crate can be made by making a ,solid
small cheeses the Dutch were in 'advance least, for 20' cents. It takes nine on the market,and usually would bottom of half or three-fourths inch
df us, and I read only today quarts of milk to make a pound of but better remain in the field. stuff; a rim around this about four
that the cheese-makers of New York ter that.sells for 30 cents. More,than With the increased facilities for inches high; this portion of the crate
will.come down from the extreme of that, the removal of the casein from transportation we can put the article should be water-tight; put a one-inch:
enormous size to the other extreme of milk does not remove all the butter fat into the hands of our home consumersin in each twelve
square post corner,
K- half pound cheeses. Into this small by any means. Whey that has stood two or three days less time tkan the .inches high; nail a strip across each
hoop the curd is crammed with much over night yields a cream that will New York or Kalamazoo market can, end, and several strips nailed to hold
patting and squeezing in the hand; the make a fair article of butter as to taste, and this means a preference, even at the plants from being removed. Crates:
Dutch cheese maker seems to attach but it is pale, and sells for 15 ents a an advanced price. Consumers want of this kind, about two feet square, .
the highest importance to the hand as pound for cooking tter. this vegetable crisp, fresh and free from have been used, but the size may be
plastic implement in this art, makingthe The wastes of butter making will C'strin gs." varied to suit the occasion. In these

curd cohere and reducing it to the feed more hogs than the wastes ..of PREPARING FOR MARKET. crates the plants are shipped without
greatest solidity. Certainly this deft cheese-making, and make a little more trimming their roots.
little woman, in"a half hour from the pork. Mr. Donk had about thirty Celery is not grown so generally in To prepare celery for the market
time the milk was set, had a remarka- swine old and which living our State that the local markets are
? young, were two tubs of water are taken to the field,
bly firm ball of curd. A follower was and thriving on buttermilk and supplied. There are only a few places and as soon as the plants are dug theyare
placed on it and two iron pound- whey, with a little corn." They were that produce it at all, and these do so plunged into one tub, washed off

weights set on top. Every few minutes razorbacks, simon-pure, but he easily in quantity. ,It may seem like a small well,and then into the second to rinse,
it was taken out and reversed to makes them and slow business to train people up
weigh 200 pounds, which. aft di:: the green and partially, dried
make both its sides 'equally rounded.In is heavy enough for this climate.They to like any vegetable, but a taste for leaves have been picked off.. If theyare
than hours the cheese this vegetable is easily cultivated. It
less two was were very respectable-looking animalsfor intended for a near market the
made, and it weighed. little over Florida razorbacks.-Letter in has been only a few years since gardening roots are cut to suit the trade. For
three,pounds. Gentleman. for local sales has been profit-
Country long distance shipping the roots are
But it had to be cured yet, and for able' in many sections of our State,and left on and the crate sprinkled after it
this purpose it was placed in a brine in some it is not meeting with success has been
Goat. packed.
The. Angora
strong enough to hold an egg with a even yet. The fault is as much that .. .
spot as large a nickel out of the brine. Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: of the producers as of the buyers.

In this it floats about a day for every The most valuable wool-bearing animal There are a great many reasons why The following shipments of phosphate
pound of its weight, or twelve days fora known is the pure-bred Angora home markets should be cultivated were made from Port Tampa
ten-pound cheese", It is often turned goat, as shown by the elaborate statis rather than look to New York or other during the month of September last :
..over and a !little salt is kept, piled tical table of Bowes Brothers, of Liverpool Northern markets, where our celery September 3-Estate of Wm. L.Bradley .
on the nipper side. After being taken ,the largest wool buyers in Eng- has to compete with the product from 2,438 tons pebble for Stettin.Sep..
out, it spreads and flattens out a little, land. The fleece has for more than fertileland and cheap fertilizer. Jacksonville tember ii-J, Buttgenbach & Q ",
but? never.cracks open and needs no forty years averaged twice the price of is not a good market (or1$, 2,205 tons of rock for Ghent. Sep
cloth bandage. the best combing wools in the market as we have to compete with the cheap tember 13-Palmetto Phosphate com

j!I tasted one that was made in the per pound. Properly fed and (when ocean transportation from New York. pany, 1,220 tons pebble for Baltimore/
Hottest weather of August. It was firma slain) dressed, its flesh is in no way We should rather look to some of our September 30 Anglo Continental

d heavy in the hand, the air spaces inferior to the best Southdown mutton. inland cities and towns. It is not un f Phosphate company, 1,757 tons lor
i in it very small, and it was altogether Theresas in the flock of Mr. Watts, common to see an inferior grade of 1.I Venice. From Punta Gorda: Sep.
abound and well-made cheese, which of South. Carolina, a ewe that often, celery selling for ten and often centsa i tember I-Peace River Phosphate

would doubtless have kept a year. It the season through, gave four quarts bunch at the local markets, and on I company, 1,200 tons pebble for Fal-
had a stronger tang than would be per day of as good milk as"any Jerseycow inquiring it has been found that this mouth. September 7-Same shippers,
agreeable to children and many daintypeople on his farm. An Angora would has been shipped from a distance.In I 969 tons pebble for Alexandria. Sep

but old cheese-eaters would thrive where a cow would starve, and the matter of preparation for market tember 15-Same company, 123 tons
pronounce.it a high-grade article. six goats will subsist luxuriously whereone there seems to be very little choicein for Mobile.-Bartow Courier-Inform

.:lit should have been stated above cow would find needed subsist Florida. The main point is to get ant. .
that before the rennet extract was stir- ence. L. P. MARVIN. it on sale in a crisp form, and to haveit '.
rid into the milk, enough hot water Fulton. County, Ga. sightly; both points are often overlooked Orange trees in Pasco county arc
has poured into the latter to bring it ---'S.. howeyer. In the Northern growing rapidly, and are putting on a

up.to 105 or, no degrees. The hotter The demand for houses and roomsat markets there are two distinct ways for luxuriant growth."
the- weather, the hotter the milk must Daytona is unprecedented and will preparing this vegetable for market. | 4 ,
be made before it is set; this preventsthe be far in excess of supply. By the The Jalamazoo shippers make a large The guava trees in Lake 'county,

cheese from becoming 'huffy" or first of November we do not believe a bunch of twelve plants,the outer leavesare killed! by the cold last year, have resumed -
corky. But whatever the temperatureof house in town will not, be engaged.- stripped off nicely,and the root cut business, and will. produce goodyieldsthis
the air, the milk must be heated .Daytona Journal. very short and. square across. These fall.

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-w''. Wasted-A Commission.s ,- "CENT-A-WORD" COLUMN. i PLANTS. The old relia- INDIAN RIVER SEEDLING
:- STRAWBERRY send to J. B.
., _.t' Improved Alabama NooI' ers. For catalogue
}.r '- I have been reading the articles in nans. First claso packing guaranteed. ;,50 I'BEACH & CO., Melbourne, Fla
RATES.-Twenty words, name and address per 1000 f o. b. R.PnddyJ..ley, Fla. I.
:'.TheRuralist regarding trans. Barred PLYMOUTH
lately Blue
one week,25 cents; three weeks SO cents Noth- HANDSOME stock
; :Donation charges and freight rates in SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acres RELS from prize '
ing taken for less than 25 cents. .FOR I orange yellow legs and b ak $i.ro each. MRS.
fb and
acres. Excellent stock raising
this State. In,the January number D. Advertisements for this column MUST be pre- tobacco 390 growing. W.B. Clarkson,Jacksonville, GOMPBRT8, Lady. Lake, Fla. 9-2S-3

.' W. Adams hits the nail just on the paid. Fla. 8-24-ti I' ,.EMONandGRAPE FRUIT NUR-
Send no stamps larger than two cents.
',head in his letter on these points. Initials and word. ORANGE STOCK, and Budwood- leading
figures count as one IRRIGATED GROVE- 100 acres TO years set vat'etiet including the famous Pineapple,Hart's
.:,:. There is deal of talk j just .i 50 in other fruit trees, etc. Tardiff, Parson Brown Orange Lisbon and Villa
a great For sale at a sacrifice. Address")!,"The Palms, Marsh Seedless Pomelo,at the
about tide of IMMEDUTELY-Five barrels Lane Park.Lake County, Fla 4 2>om Franca Lemons;
now a immigration-- 'WANTED Lemons or one half bushel of fresh old reliable Magnol-a Nurseries I. W. and F. ,
ting;in..Flo'ridawards.Ve shall all be i seeds. Also,5,000 one or two-year-old 1(.L.wed- mx NURSERIES. WE OFFER THE D. WATTE. Proprietors. Belleview, Pla 9-26-3
.ling State prices. Address G. B. EVERETT PH finest lot of Citrus trees that have
: chooses to we ever
glad to see as many as I fffIMPROVED NOONAN
Fruitland Park,Fla. 10-17-3
grown and at prices that will suit you. We sell JLUU UUU PLANTS
come our way, and each and everyone none but the best. Send list of wants and get Prices reasonable. .
POULTRY YARD, established 1875. our prices. F. N. Horton, Proprietor, Bra'den- Grown in the sun hardy.
will be made welcome and mores FANCY Switzerland,Fla. -
and eggs for sale. State agent for town, Fla 8-8-12 C. L. CLARK
if he has plenty of grit and common Lee's Lice Killer. Circulars free. Local agents
wanted. ALBERT FRIES, St. Nicholas,Fla. MILLS AND SIIELLERSforfamily ANIMAL MEAL.,. To IT ake hens
sense in his make: p. We are 10-.17-3' use, Hand or power. Shears $2.50. BOWKER'S grow. Oar little book the l
always ready and willing to impart to Mills, $5.00.$40.00.Will make coarse grits or Egg tells all about U. E. W. AMSDSN,
S fine meal, oatmal, graham flour. "Daisy" gar- 9.19-tf Oraond Fla.ITTIRE -
--: any newcomer our past experiencesof den plow. $3.00. Address the Editor, Box S24t -

both failures and successes, and. you Jacksonville, Fla. ; NETTING, best goods for the least
YV Write for latest price list R. W.
may rest assured a chapter -of those FOR SALE. 85 ACRE LE CONTE AMSDEN money.Ormond, Fla. 9IfOUISIANAGRASSPASPALITh
experiences will be devoted to exces Grove' ,trees set twelve years;right on
the railroad. Five acres of it in the corporate
siqe charges of transportation by both GET THE _PURE PARSON BROWN BUD. limits of Monticello, Fla. Box Jacksonville, T PLAIJ -
have reduced prices for our budwood Fla. tycaule),best grass for lawns and permanent
freight and express. We are favoredI very low. We have no agents here. Persons pastures. Sets, '1.50 per 1,000, by express; 3S
( was going to ny cursed), here in wanfng bud wood guaranteed pure Parson Brown Nunan, Bessie. Cherokee, Colom cents per hundred postage paid. W.H. POWE&S,
(Carney tree)thould order direct from us. Now GENUINE Lawtey Fla.
: West Florida by having a one-horse is the time for fan budding-wood well matured Michel's Early. Stevens y "
and Jefferson Strawberry Plants,per 1,000,f.oo.
: ', railroad that between Pensacolaand and prces very low. Address us Lake Weir,Fla. PEAS, Orange Trees and Buda.itl .
runs CARNEY CO. L. xo-io-6 JULIUS SCHWADELBACH,Lock Box 4,Grand Bay., ))1oNEIL
or John Carney. Ala. Limited supply of the celebrated McNeil
River Junction and it just charges Peas. A few Tardiff and Parson Brown trees oa

... anything it has a mind to. I suppose NURSERY TREES WILL HAVE 20,000 good strong sour roots,also a few thousand buds
of the most popular varietiesfor for sale :Will guarantee; satisfaction in every
because there is no opposition, and I I delivery this fall and winter. Send in your case. W. H. Mann>> Mannvffle, Putnam county,
can.assure it-knows how to pile orders now,and be sure to get what Jt' >u want. Florida. 9.134
you up
r Pric s and particulars on application. W. K.
charges every time.) If we want a bar Trimble,Braidentown, Manatee County, Fla T>ERKSHIRE BOAR PIGS from thoroughbred

rel of f lime we can buy it in Pensacola 80 fifin FOR SALE. lo-l-tf JD and acclimated stock. Entitled to reg
; i'cuaingkseedlRingg Grape Fruit, ister. Write us for prices. Fisher & Powers,
'. for 80 cents, but the freight for the Hart's and Valenda late.Pineapple Dancy Tangerines O OH U fiflfl CELERY PLANTS FOR SALE, Lawtey,Fla.FRUIT .
Giant Pascal Golden Self blanch.
Budded Grape Fruit Eureka Lemon,
eighty-sk miles costs 62 cents. Howis Seedless Grape Fruit;an buds on 4% year old ing and Henderson's New Pink Plume. Good AND PRODUCE WANTED-Oranges,
that for extortion? Some time Grape Fruit stock. Very fine,prices reasonable. plants from the feed beds at {3 per i ooo; trans Fruit Limes &c., also, Country Produce
BOWYER&STEPHENS,Lakeland,Fla. 10-10-8 planted $4 50 i.ooo. W. S. SANDS,care: Ron- of all kinds. Write for prices. WILLIAM
I ordered a one-horse cultivator from noc: Grove, New Smyrna, Fla. 1-1003BUDWOODt HUBER, Commission Merchant, No. 35 City

., York, Pa., and knowing the propen- NO EQUALS IN THE STATE. SATSUMA Market. Jacksonville, Fla. 9-26-tf
eonardy Pomelo.Hart'sTardiff,
trees on sweet stock, Hart's Late. Dancy
sity of this road for heavy charges, I Tangerines ad Parson Brown, budded low. Mandarin Jaffa, Med. BRONZE TURKEYS (breeders) too good to
sent them to the freight trained to sticks. Buds 4 to 7 fret high. Limited sweet, Malta BlOc d Duroi, Navel and Round gobbler $2; four hens, not
money prepay stock. Write now. H. FRIEDLANDBR In- Kumquat Satisfaction guaranteed. CYRUSW. akin. $1.50 each MRS. T. B. HAYNES,Ori
on it. They wrote me saying they terlachen, Fla. 10-10-6 BUTLER, St. Petersburg, Fla. 10.33 ole Fla. 10-10-2

could not bill it beyond River r function .

and sent me a receipt for 86 BLACK MINORCAS for hatching AND,from BROWN choice stock LEGHORN$i for

cents for the freight prepaid to that 15. Boiled beef and bone for poultry, $2.25 per THE LAKELAND NURSERIES H
point- On calling at this depot I was Jaques)Fernandina Fla. 10-10-3

presented with a bill for 82 cents for ,

the freight from River Junction to L QMOOTH CAYENNE Pineapple,Plants.ABBAKAand All GOLDEN from
.. .. here. From York to River Junction QUEEN u at our Modelo Park Pinery., ORLANDO C. M. MARSH, :Proprietor.
ii in the neighborhood of eight hun- Honten,Orlando,,Fla. xo-io-6

dred miles; case freight 86 cents; J ._ .
here MCNEIL PlUS Ire the most profitable pea I
from River Junction to is eighty
.LJ1 for market. Price soc per quart; price per Wholesale and Retail Dealer in =-
two miles cost of freight on the same bushel on application, :quarts will plan an acre. :. .- ,
T. K. GODBEY, Waldo. Fla.MARSH .
article 82 cents. How is that for Y

TRIUMPH POMELO. Parson Brown General 'Stock
Last summer the Hon. W. D. Chip- Pineapple and leading varieties of Or are andLemon. Nursery

scurried around the farmers Nursery trees and budwood. Write
among for prices. J.M. CHAFFER,Candler,Fla.
Western Florida to get them to send io-3-3

specimens of, their products to the Atlanta NURSERY TREES.-All the leading THE LARGEST ASSORTMENT OF

exposition. This was done and CITRUS .for fell and winter planting Fine

he got a gold medal for his exhibit one lemon year grape o'd buds fruit on and four sour and five orange year stocks.old rough A

there of the farm productions Western few contract fine oval to kumquat any varieties trees.parties Will bud may dormanton desire. OranqB, Lemon, Lime and GrapeWlt a Trees

Florida: It was no doubt very fine Correspondence'solicited. Address C.W. FOX
: Villa take Nurseries, Fruitland Park Lake
T and'demonstrated beyond a doubt that county, Fla. 10-3-3 We Make a Specialty of

our soil, backed up by our climate, ,

can produce crops that will duplicate FRUIT TREES, VINES, SEEDLESS CITRUS FRUIT TREES.OUR .

: any portion of Uncle Sam'lI wide do PLANTS and NUT TREES.

main. But the Hon. W. D.. C. did h For Southern Orchards, Gar OUR LIST BELOW.

not tell prospective settlers on the land dens and Groves. No agents. J
Write for price list. Our intentions are to close out this immense stock of Citrus trees If fine trees and bed-
he'was so anxious to sell what it cost JENNINGS NURSERY CO., rock prices will do It. We hare twenty varieties of Citrus trees propagated on Sour,

to send these products to market; or 9-26-25 Thomasvllle. ., Ga. Grapefruit,Sweet and Bough, Lemon, Seedling.Hoots,as follows. : .

that it took about 75 percent of the HR NEW SOUTH HARROWS,and CULTI- ORANGES. .

returns to pay the freight on this little T VATORS are the cheapest and best for puttingland LEMONS.
in fine condition,and cultivating groves, Dancy Tangerine Eureka(seedless)
road of His.I Oh, no; that was not in and gardens. Yon run no risk. I sell on seven Satsuma(seedless' Belair Premium and Genoa.

the at.all. Let the settlers come days trial. Por prices on one-horse harrows, King.Mandarin..
game two-horse harrows, cultivators, seed and fertilizer POMELO or GRAPEFRUIT.
: -and then we, will discuss freight and drills write to T.B:. GODBEY, King Tangerine. Marsh Seedless. .
Waldo Fla. Kumquats(oblong and round).
_, passenger rates, so. says he. When Ruby Excelsior.
,. the railroad commission some eight CITRUS NURSERY TREES AND BUD WOOD Joppa Blood.Seedless; ), Aurantium Halls. (sweet rind) .
; Parson Brown Stark's Seedless, Pineapple. .%
> years ago fixed the passenger rate at Jaffa, Tangerine, King, Tardifx Grape Fruit Valencia Late. LIMES '-' ::;.,
-d maximum mile the Franca Lemons
three cents
( per such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St Michael, St Michael Blood,(paper rind) Tahiti (seedless) -
P. & A. positively refused to reduce Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. L. Jaffa,aTardiff'inford's( ) MISCELLANEOUS -
Duncan,Manager,Milwaukee Groves and Nur Hart' ). '. .. : _
,. them lower than four cents, and the .series Dunedin. Fla. 8>t7-tf Centennial. Japanese Peaches, Plums Chestnut and

: .. :_ station agent at Pensacola told a friendof Boone's Early.Mediterranean. Persimmon Trees. "-
FLORIDA PUBLISHERS.-A news- Sweets (Sanford's.) Strawberry and Pineapple Plants; etc; -
: mine, when he remonstrated at the TO paper man.* fint-clas,all-around printer .
> y that would lift the rails and competent in any position,sober and reli- For and priceafst to '.
; .>-i-. ::_ high rate, they ; ble.wants permanent employment a thriving descriptive catalogue -' 0' ,

',.' first before they would run trains for Florida town Object a permanent home. Ad. f : C. Itl. l.r.ARSHC .-

;rti,..: three. cents a mile. Arbitrary conduct' dress Glower PRINTER,Jacksonville: care of, Fla.editor' Farmer.. and'Fruit' .. '; ,- ..- :,..,. .-C, ... ,.
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I Tallahassee...............-.............................,...... ................Thursday,
Naeochee .. ..............................................:................ .h.. ..Saturday ,a
i City-of Augusta ...... .... ............ .,........................................ Tuesday
\ Kansas City............................ .................... ... _........... Thursday,011
; TallahasseeNacoochee .......:.. ......... .................:......... ... ................. Saturday, 44son
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: City of Birmingham ,............:................. -.. ..............., ......Thursday Oct. 15 S ,
Kansas City .................. .................... ....,.J..:.......... ........ ....Saturday Oct 17 9itk
} Tallahassee '............ ......................................n.............,... Tuesday Oct. 20 1
Nacoochee ....5 .. .... ............................ .. .............e.......... Thursday. Oct. 1z .
i City of Birmingham.. ...... .......*.... ................................... ... Saturday Oct. 24 S. .. '
!J Kansas City... ................ ............ ...................................Tuesday,Oct.rj ...
Tallahassee ........... ... ...... ....,..........................................Thursday Oct.29 ..
Nacoochee........................................................ ................Saturday,Oct 31
G.M.SORRBIL,Manager, New Pier No.35, North River. SAFETY! COMFORT! TI1E .

finest Cuisine and Service. No Transfers Between Jacksonville and New York
Wharf-3 P. M.
Gate City.... ...................... .............................................. Thursday, Oct. iChattahoochee. The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers: ;
....... .......:....................................................Thursday, Oct. 8 .
', Gate City ....................................................................,.....Thursday, Oct. 16 u .
. Chattahoochee ....... ......... ... ..................n. .....................,Thursday, Oct aJ Coianche" ((9cw), "llgonpi, Iroquois, Cherokee, "Seminob1CLYDE'S
Gate ........................... ....................-..........Thursday. 29 .
,, RICHARDSON & BARNARD,Agents Lewis's Wharf y "

Steamers are appointed to sail according to'the tide.
s Pier 39, Delaware Avenue. 1
STXAICK&: Prom JACKSONYILLEFR.calling( at Charleston),.. .... .......Sunday,Tuesdays and Thursday*. '
City of Macon (freight only) ......*........................ ,. ... ............ Saturday,Oct. 10 Erom CHARLESTOII S. C. .,.M and Friday.
City of Maconfreight( onl..1. ............................. Tuesday Oct. 20 Mondays Wednesdays
City Macon (freight only) .. ...................... ..........................Saturday Oct 31 For hours of tailing see"Clyde Line" Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers 1
i M. C. HAMMOND,Agent, 13 South Third Street.
Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 39,East River New York at 3 p.m.. as follows: ''':
Central ((90Jlerldlan) Time-as below. '
4 s City!Augusta. *>huraday, Oct. 1,12.30 p.m Nacoochee........Saturday Oct. 17 2.30p.m. tor UHAfi I ESTO I. S. ....Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays
City of Binn'gh'm... Sat'day,Oct. 2 oo m. City of Bina'gh'm...Tuesday,Oct.so,' m.
3 p. 4.30 p.
For JACKSOIf ILLE,FLA., (calling at Charleston) ..Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays
Tallahassee... ...... .
i Tuesday Oct. 6, 5.00 p.m Kansas City..Thursday, Oct.22, 5 30 p. m. f .
Naeoochee..Thursay. : Oct. 8, 7.00 p.m. Tallahassee..."....saturday.Oct.24, 7.00p.m.
City of Augusta.... Saturday, Oct. 10, 7.3OP.m. Nacoochee ........ Tuesday Oct.27, 7-3op.m.
Kansas City....... Tuesday, Oct. 13,11.00 a.m. City of Augusta.... Tursday,Oct,29,11.00 a.m, ST. JOtif'ts LIVER If'tE
Tallahassee.......Thursday Oct. 15 j.oo p.m. Kansas City....,.Saturday, Oct.31, 1.00 p.m.'


Central ((90 Meridian) Time-as below. Jacksonville, Falat\a, Sanford, Enterprise, Fla.) and Intermediate
Chattahoochee.... Thursday Oct. i, 12.30 p m.1 Gate City... .....Thursday,Oct 22, So3O p. DA. Landings on the St. Johns River.;. .
) Gate City..........Thursday, Oct. 8, 6.30 P.m. I Chattahochee...... Thursday,Oct.29.11.00 a.m.
vChattahoochee ....Thursday,Oct.15 ioop.m. | The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer


Central ((00 Meridian) Time-as below. appointed to sail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5.00 p.. m., and from
.. .City of Macon.. .. ..Sunday,Oct.4, 3 oo a.m. I I City of Macon .... ,-.Sunday, Oct.23, 7.00.'a.: m. Banford on Mondays, and Thursdays at 5.oo'a. m, -
r.. ,. City of Macon..Thursda",Oct. 15, I.oo p. m. |

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. C.G.ANDERSON,Ao ziT,Savannah, Ga Leave 330 p. m. ...........-.........,....Jacksonville ............ ...... Arrive 3-3oa-m.-
.. 8..t5 p m.. ...................... ....l'atatka.................... .....Leave 9.00P.m.
.,. '. II 3-ooa. m. ._........................ .Astor........................,... .1 4-COPoJD.
w 4-30 a m..n._............. St. Prancis........................ 2.30P.m,
W. A. BOUR3. ESTABLISHED 1870. J. B. BOURS.. ........... ........ .......................... Beresford ............_... ..... Ie r40 p.m.
f Arrive 8-30.. m. .............. ..... .... 5aI1ford.........._. .......-. __ .. g.00a.m
{; 9-25 $. m. ...................,... Enterprise.................. ...... II 9-3Oa.m.
I WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO., ........... .... ...................:..50. Fla.R. R.Wharf................... II n.ooam.

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J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville.Fla.
We Handle Only the Best and Most Eeliabh Seeds. A Oomple.Stock of
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:like that has its own reward and can our fair State will never amount to much as Chinamen in California. A the Mexican grower. Florida glowers i

be'seen today in the few new settlers anything, as present settlers cannot box of oranges selling in the United be they democrat, populist ox:...re- .
coming among us, and it will never be recommend any one to come as longas States for, say'$2, will pay a day's publican, will not kick at such a duty
any other way until matters are adJusted these exhorbitant freight rates and wages to eight men when the seller being put on the citrus fruits. Ok.
on,a more satisfactory basis regarding passenger fares are in existence; and takes our money over to pay his laborers : c'.
freight charges as well as pas the best recommendation a newcomer i fifty cents a day in Mexican mon. To Kill Peach Borers. : '/

senger rates. ? i can get Is the recommendation the ey. The Mexican railways are paid For this purpose tell your readers. to
We-have also a hydra-headed octopus settler who has tested and tried the for freight in the money of that coun- dig a basin around your peach tree i -

among us in the shape of the country and knows what he is talking try. The shipper can, with the $2 he that will hold one gallon of water; ,then
Southern Express Ca:,that also knows about. Under present circumstancesnew gets for a box of' oranges, pay $4 of take a bucketful of boiling water and =
how to pile up the.- chlrges. Last settlers are scarce in this part of freight charges'! .to the Mexican rail- pour around your tree and see them -
summer we had a magntfcent.cropt, of the State and but little prospects of way, and the railway rates have not crawl out. I tried it in the spring of
peaches here and yet we had to let the being any better and the railroads are been raised either'since the difference 1894 on six trees;] then ,again in the '

express company have at least two- I to blame for it all. in the value of money has been cre- spring of 1895 n fifty trees, and shall

R thirds. ,of. our returns and the.commission :Meantime I remain yours trulyc. ,. ated.Extensive scald fifty to seventy-five trees this
men got nearly all of,what was K. McQuARRiE, in So..Ruralist. orange groves are being week. It does no' harm to die tree,
left : H.H t' planted and irrigating ditches constructed but is death to the peach borer. If you

Now, the of.Florida could remedy this to a great The California horticultural papersare faciJities are equal to those on the trees and experiment$ for yourself\Lid
extent if they were uniting and de. becoming alarmed at the prospective California* side of the line. you will find that I am right.-G. A.
manding fair and honest rates, and by competition of the Mexican or. The Los Angeles Times sees no salvation DeBaum in Rural World. t
sending men to the legislature pledged ange. They say that Mexico is an *'for the orange industry in the d. .

eta;get these matters looked into and orange country that its land, its sun* United States but in a prohibitoryduty The pineapple crop of Orange _
._ corrected, for it is really time a halt shine and its water are as abundant as or at least, one that shall equalize county has increased:!to such an extent -- r
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There is no question but that the with one of our largest growers for the' I II Interesting Experiments in Curing naces for heating. The harvesting of:
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flavor is not equal ,in general to that export of fruit to French and English Tobacco. the one-fourth acre set apart for this

of the Abbakka, and I have eaten markets, and are trying to effect a part AIR CURING. process began August 27; the ripest or

Porto Ricos which were as fine as the nership deal with him with the i intention This trial was conducted in old- bottom leaves from each stalk,not ex-

finest Cayenne I have seen, and have of extending his already large fashioned tobacco shed by 60 an ft. to ceeding five or six, were removed,
eaten some choice with marketin 30 in baskets and carried to the' .
very specimens, pineries to compete any the plate. ,It was ventilated by vertical placed
but Porto Ricos vary so much that it the world. barn. The laths, when filled, were
shutters on two sides
would be very hard to compare them Geo. I. Russell is the busiest man doors at each end, and by, by the large placed ten and a half inches apart.

fairly. In comparing the Cayennewith in town. Early and late the sound of ings between the shrunken siding.open- Heat was supplied artificially and regulated -
the Abbakka the hammers be heard his to ,the outside tem-
only advantage may on two The floor of this shed was according
which the latter has over the formeris pineries, while cartloads of plants are cleared of all of tobacco carefully and perature and the condition of the curing
its in flavor but this is dif- scraps leaves. Tabulated data
superiority continuously being shipped to limed. August 28, when the middle are :
really a doubtful advantage in the ferent parts of the State. He has leaves were mature, one-fourth of "The average of five days' observa-
market, great as it would seem at first found it necessary to erect a large plat- tobacco, harvested on the stalk and tions at 4 p.m.,taken in the front,mid

.sight In time this may become a form on his Fair Oaks pinery to facili- slightly wilted, was hung in the shedon die and rear of the barn, lower: tier,
feature with buyers, but at present tate the packing of fruits and plants four-foot laths 18 to inches and in the second tier back, give the

pines are bought by size not by quality and is also about to lay a railroad'track apart, seven stalks to a lath.24 The following temperature averages: Front,
; and variety. I should say size and in that pinery to carry fruit to his pack laths were placed in three horizontaltiers 104.2; middle, 101.4; back, 106.6;

1 appearance, as the external appear-- ing house. There as no better section which were a little over a foot second tier, 103. The tobacco over -
ance figures largely, of course, in the than Orange county in the whole State *apart. the ovens'and over the drum received,
r market value of the fruit. The therefore the of heat11The
Cay- for the culture of this splendid fruit.- At the same time the ripened lower greatest amount

enne dries Inot produce as much in- Orlando Reporter. and middle leaves from another fourth- time required for the first yel .
crease in plants as the Abbakka, but lowing was hours for the
I acre were broken from the stalks, ;
it is a question whether this_is. in its first browning, twenty-four hours for
brought to the shed, and strung upon ;
favor or not. It will be an advantagefor Tobacco. the Snow lath. During the whole the development of tobacco odor, sixty "

some years, but the fact that manyof period daily observations of the temperature hours; for the complete curing of leaf
the slips grow on the fruit itself in tissue, eighteen hours for'me complete '
and humidity were made ;
j Burning Quality of Tobacco. on .
the latter variety, thereby disfiguringthe drying of rib, thirty-four hours
the east and west sides and .on the ;
The States
is in favor of the former. Experiment Sta-
apple all hours six and four
in 158 or days
tion Record from German floor of the shed, and a continuous ,
The summer of the Abbakka is quotes a
crop teen hours. .
record of the the
not much earlier than that of the publication the result of over 3300 tests leaves temperature among "The curing having been completed, -,
curing was kept by a selfrecording
while the winter of the which were made in determining the
Cayenne, the fires
crop thermometer. The meteorologicaland were allowed to go out; twen-
F latter is l larger and to add to this the burning .quality of tobacco. The ty hours afterwards the temperature
other data are tabulated. In the
absence of thorns makes the smooth method adopted for determining the
was like that outside, and water was
shed the temperature ranged from
much easier for the burning quality was to cut the tobacco 44
plant grower to sprinkled over the basement floor. The
leaf in two crosswise in the middle to 88 F. and the humidity from 56 to \ _.
I handle. ,
next day the leaves were ready to handle "-
and the time of after zoo the humidity as a rule being
If we want quality, with size, the note the whole burning of below that outside. were taken down,sorted and made 4'*

Abbakka is the apple. If we want size lighting half in cut edge one- "The leaf began to yellow in 60 up info hands.

?. and winter fruit, the Cayenne meets a gas the jet.duration By means of the of a hours after the curing was begun "The total curing operation,include

Y our reqirements, but if we, want to refer chronograph determined. The influ glowwas beginning at'the tips and borders and ing the filling of the.barn and the removal -
the matter to the decision of the exactly gradually working toward the mid and sorting of the leaf, occupied -
of the of tobacco up
ledger, why doesn't .t the old Porttf ence variety only nine days. -
climate;weather, and soil, and of the rib and base of the leaf. By the time
Rico stand a pretty good chance of different and combi-- the body of the leaf had attained the MODIFIED SN.OW PROCESS.In .
sorts qualities
taking the premium? Plants sold at nations of manures on the burning yellow color, the tips and borders had this process the temperature was

less than half the prices charged for quality of tobacco are discussed in begun to turn brown, ; this browningwas not allowed to go above 100 F., the

x Cayennes, and a larger fruit which connection with the tabulated data accompanied by a curling and beginning of the rise was gradual and
- may be grown of equal quality, and given. drying of the tip and edges. During the draft through the barn greatly increased -

is always in market at the highest The author concludes in part as follows this stage of the process, while the i By accident smoke escaped "

spring prices, some weeks ahead of : Nessler's assertion that tobacco leaf was sweating, the temperature I into the building, and the fires were
two.large rivals. To add to this it is which contains more than ranged from 70 to 75, and the rela- drawn for eighteen hours. By this

my opinion, backed by that of the per cent of chlorin and at the same 0.4 tive humidity increased fram 70 to 88 time the leaf was completely cured.
largest growers, who have succeeded cent. The browning of the web This
time less than 2.5 per cent of potash per process required forty-two hoursto
with the Porto Rico that it be
can of{ the leaf progressed slowly and the
does not burn well is not proven, nor was appearance of yellow spots; to
made to bear as regularly ,and early
that the burning quality depends pri- not completed until the twentythirdday the appearance of brown color,twenty-
,as any.other if properly cared for. "
marily on the ,contents of chlorin or of the curing. four hours; to the tnd'of sweating,
f .. .J. B. B.Orlando's potash. The burning quality varies The whole process of curing- required seventy-two hours, and to the completion

with the position of the leaf on the forty days. Similar observations of curing, 216 hours; in all, 382
Pineapple Industry. tobacco stalk, the leaves growing in were also made' at Lititz and hours, of fifteen days and twentytwohours.

About a, year ago E. F. Sperry the center of the stem usually burn Rocky Spring. Among the l leaves har- .

bought a large quantity of pineapplestools ing .best. The variety also has con. vested separately "the first yellowing CUBAN PROCESS. _
and suckers from Honolulu and appeared after forty-two hours. The '
siderable influence. A moist climate
Two trenches (
covered in with slats his pinery.A and moist weather the borders and tips of the leaves were yellow two eet deep, were
warm promote dug in dry ground, filled with hickory
: A / to the pinery today shows burning quality while drought hindersit. in sixty-six hours. The first trace wood, and this set on fire at noon,
that the plants have made wonderful The physical properties of the soil of brown appeared after ninety hours. and drawn at
3 3:30 p.
The web of the leaf cured in six-
and Mr. Sperry will have have i influence was
progress, no primarily an important The ashes. and embers were removed "
cause to regret entering the pineapple moist fertile soil teen days, and the rib of the leaves
a warm, producingthe and the trenches lined pith a layer of
best tobacco under other- first introduced into the curing shed
industry burning They were then filled
green grass.
A visit to the many pineries in and wise equal conditions. Barnyard man- twenty days later, making the total period with Havana leaf-the ripened top

around Orlando will surprise not only ure applied in the spring is not as in- required" for the cure thirty-six leaves on the quarter-acre devoted to ,.

visitors from the north, but native Flo- jurious to the burning quality of tobacco days. the Snow process being used,togetherwith
ridia s. The two has showna and The loss of weight was 77.55 per
past years as many assert, generally some ripe seed leaf. The leaves
tremendous increase in the culture has little influence. With a one-sided cent with the whole stalk, and 84.51 were placeed- smoothly and closely.

t of this luscious fruit, and every cultivator i- application of nitrogen, sulphate of with the leaves cured separately The filling was completed at 5 p. m.

has been more or less successful. ammonia injures the burning quality; THE SNOW PROCESS. Over the top was placed a layer of -

,. Common varieties of pineapples are which nitrate of soda does pot. Phosphoric The unpatented lath invented by ripe meadow grass, building paper,
bringing from 60 to 75 cents in New acid is generally not injuriousto Mr. Snow, and which gave the name .and six to eight inches of earth. The

York markets today, while Envilles, Ute burning quality of tobacco, and to the process, consists of a stick fourto temperature: in the trench, as shown

Abbakas and Smooth Cayennes are potash manures have by no means the four and a half feet long,with a rec- .by a garden thermometer,rose to over
selling for $i apiece. favorable effect that is generally believed tangular cross section and with wires 1200 F., and between 5 p. m. September -

Acclimated plants give better results ; they are without effect in clay projecting on opposite sides,each long 3 and 4 p. m. September 5 ranged
,than imported ones,however,and while soils, and of greater advantage in enough to hold about five leaves, seventy from 93 to 104 F. When the leaves

the market is not glutted they can still sandy soils. In-soils poor in lime lime 1 I I leaves to the lath. The shed were removed September 5, 4 p. m.,
be bought in and around Orlando. ing is especially advantageous for the should DC tight, with ventilators that they emitted an odor' like decayed tomato

A French corporation is negotiating burning quality of tobacco. I I I I may be opened -at will, and with! fur( vines, and gave off considerable

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Phosphoric Acid ............-............................ 7 to 9 per" H. Moisture ......................... ....................;.......... 10 to 13
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Sulphate of Potash .. ...............-............-..,..... 6 to '" and Bono.................. ......, .................... 4# to 6#
Equals Actual Potash.... ....... ...................., 3K to I .. A\8ilablePhos Acid from Acid Phosphate and Bone....... 1% to 5#
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I used Wilson & Toomer's Strawberry Special Fertilizer my st strawberry crop, coming from three different ingredients is especially
about 1,200 Ibs.to the acre,and from two acrea shipped! 150 bushels. I had'the, best ber-
ries the best plants,the best yieldot ten years. My pear trees on the same land Are valuable, as all three sources are best adapted to making -
magingablggrowth.; (Signed.) BIM HOGAN. quick growth. The'potash from sulphate of potash
Write for our Special Strawberry Circular, "How to Grow only. .

Berries For Profit." Try it alongside qf 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

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Insecticide. and Fertilizer Lime, $7.00 per Ton.

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" ammonia. Both faces of the leaves tarry, and the effect on all'who testedit rieties will undoubtedly flourish. The Eliot, of the Florida Department of

: were'Very wet. The sap appeared to was nauseating.-Pennsylvania Experiment berries will do fairly well in partial Agriculture, affirms that "the soil of
: be emoved from the leaf tissue but Station. -
although of course, a sunny Wakulla and adjoining counties can
not from the rib. The leaf tissue was place is preferable. Since no runners and do produce more cane to the acre

dark, translucent and tough. The will grow, the strength of the plant of better quality and for less money '
leaves were dried in an ordinary shed, Fattmep&Ttrr.ickeiiStrawberry goes more directly to the fruit, and than any other section the world."
when they assumed a'purplish, black clean berries are secured without any (See article on "The Hill Country of
, tint. The l loss in weight in drying by trouble of cultivation or weeding.The Florida," in Southern States, September -
this process was 90 4 per cent., Culture in Barrels. strawberry barrel is highly ornamentalat 1896.) Such statements as the

COMPARISON OF THE SEVERAL CURING A correspondent of the Country any season, and particularly so above are an obvious display of ignor-
PROCESSES. Gentleman explains how any one who when the plants are in bloom and in ance, to say the least of it. .;
lives'in a village or city where a sunny fruit. We have never seen this tried, Now, all the conditions south of the
; The first examination was made by space three feet square is available can although we have often heard of it, 28th or 29th parallel on the peninsula
k: experienced tobacco packers at the have fresh strawberries of first-rate and should like.to have the result of which might in comparison fall below
curing barn in October, at which tiJie quality in their season. The outsideof some one's experience. It is said that those even the most favorable north oft ,:;I=
"only the product of the two Snow a strongly bound barrel is marked some 'nurserymen have been selling can be supplied at a trilling.cost,
process cures and some air-cured leaf into four-inch squares, an inch hole is barrels furnished with plants for six or while that which is deficient in conditions 4
from an entirely different experimentwere bored in the centre of every alternate eight years, and more than one thousand i north or west of this line can
- p ",,'._w in condition for careful examina square corresponding to the black of them have been sold in New never be supplied. That there may
tion. The tobacco was found to be squares in a checkerboard. Wen'enriched York state, many of them in Brook- be no mistake in the allusion here I
well cured and of excellent color, but garden soil is placed in the barrel lyn. will mention, at least, the required .
fine. e'Theleaves thick and'greasy,1 .
not were to ,the level of the first row of time for the growth and maturity of
not thin, elastic and silky as" holes, and then strawberry plants are South Florida Superior for Sugar the canes necessary to the greatest 11
is required in high grade wrappers. inserted through the holes, with the Cane. quantity ot sugar. Anywhere southof
The tobacco:> cured by the usual process roots rather higher than the stems to r
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: the above mentioned line, but espe-
s was better than the other; but no com- allow for settling when soil is
After an observation and experience cially for many miles out from the gulf
parison was made of any single sample, put in and firmly packed. This layeris almost forty years in Florida,. the coast, the length of time required for
from the and cured both
same plat by
I then sprinkled with water and the most of which has been spent in the large growth and full maturity of cane/
processes.. !. process is continued until the barrelis southern part, I feel perfectly safe in as before stated, will compare favor-
u, Samples were also.submitted to tobacco filled with 'soil and is yin
a plant set saying that no crop, as a continuousone ably with that of Cuba, at least so
:) experts in New York; one con' each hole. Au ordinary linseed oil will ever excel sugar cane. Butas nearly so that no uneasiness as to damage .
: sidered the air cured sample the best, barrel will contain about 135 plants. to the caption under which I write, by frost need be seriously enter
two the Snow cured,. and one thought The barrel should be set on a box, or I.do not urge it as an argument againstits tained, as we well know it is in both
each, best for particular<<; uses. something'to lift it above the ground, profitable production in other partsof West and Middle Florida.

As ,to curing leaf alone vs. curingthe so that the foliage can be sprinkled the state, .for notwithstanding thereis Eight years ago we planted a small
leaf on the stalk,the authors found occasionally and insects'kept from the in the main a lack of one or more crop of cane between lakes Lochapopka -
a that on the average 72.70 per cent of berries. The barret is covered to pre- cardinal constituents, in- bringing the and Itsopogayoxee, (Clinch and
the whole weight of the plant was leaf; vent the escape of moisture and in cane up to its best proportions northof Reedy), which gave the fullest satis-
and that the cured leaf constituted 15.8 i watering the plants a few holes are 28th or 29th parallel or degree, in faction for four successive years with'
percent of the weight of the originalleaf made through the soil with a stick and both quality and quantity, yet there out replanting. Some of it threw out

with the stalk-cured tobacco, and water or liquid-manure is poured in as .are redeeming features every way sufficient -beautiful blooms, indicating,according -
c 144 per cent with the leaf cured; like- the plants need it. They can be set to encourage therein the largest to Mr. Spreckels' decision, based on
' wise the leaf tissue was 114 per cent in spring, or if this is done as late as investments in money and labor. long experience, full maturity of sugar '
in the former and 10.3 per cent in the! August a fair crop will be borne the Compared with the success of the crop contents, and we had no uneasiness as l

latter case. next year, and this will be repeatedfour in Louisiana, which (although.freezes to damage from frost, as we found that
The authors conclude that "there is or five years without renewal. occur too often (comfort) is by no'means for all these years, and four more in IfI
little difference in the losses of sub.. Three or four bushels to barrel is
a an discouraging, what has any locality addition, the seeds of the cassava matured .
stance during the curing by the two average crop of berries, and five bushels even inVest Florida, to fear? which seeds much resemble! the
methods" is the maximum, although the Were' I to affirm that we of the castor bean.

As to air, curing vs. artificial heat, yield depends on the variety and man South are on a fair footing, even with As to wealth of virgin soil we may
{i ,the authors say that the final thickness agement. In winter in localities where Cuba in climatic conditions, and especially be surpassed in quantity, yet much of
of the leaf seems to be dependent upon there is a low temperature a light cov- as to allowable length of time our soil is as rich as any in the State. "
prior conditions? of growth rather than ering of straw should be thrown over for cane developing into its best proportions In Hernando county, especially, thereare
:: ,upon the methods of curing.. the barrel. Sharpless and Crescent- of sugar contents, I do large bodies of the richest hammock
Tobacco: : cured by the "Cuban" that is, a combination of pistillate and not think that I would so deviate from in the .State, while large areas .
process .gave off no tobacco aroma bisexual plants-do well, and-.so do common sense as does one "Mr. Phe- also are found on the gulfccasV with "
when smoked; the taste was sharp and 'Bubach and Marshall, and other va nis" when he, in connection with Mr. many smaller! ones Hotted throughout

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the whole region. Our: muck lands a rich_spot underneath and soon cov- ish peanuts,where they remained until -
too,.now being reclaimed by drainage, ered the ground with large plants,and the first freeze on December 2lmaking More- Potash
in bodies of thousands of acres,'are the result was a good crop was raised, very rapid gains. They were then fed -
destined to add millions' to our farm and -the family had a large supply for shelled corn soaked in water until January -
ing,interests as much of this land will themselves and sold two dollars' worth 3, when they were slaughtered. in the fertilizers appliedon
yield three tons per acre of sugar, to their neighbors, for a little labor Former experience had demonstratedthat
Crooked Lake marsh has more than and.one small horse cart load of ma-. oats,-alfalfa and cow all the farm means
peas are
1,000 acres of such land which is '
now nure.
quite ready for the plow and awaitinga Now, my friends, do not be discouraged fine for grazing pigs. ]larger and better yields: .
The conclusion
that red clover ;
purchaser.Up il you have only a few feet
the peninsula only a little way, of ground,for you can be made happy sorghum and peanuts form the most of crops, permanentimprovement
zt and across from east to the with little satisfactory succession of crops to be
west, cane a very labor and money by --
grazed by hogs. The fact that clover of., the .
producers are much like the orange raising all you can use of this delicious ,
dread the cold its and peanuts are legumes or soil im
growers-they every berry during season The Strawberry soil andMore
fall and winter. But not so here in an Culturist. provers makes this a most desirable ro
area of several counties on thegulf tation. The pigs were In perfect healthon
coast. And when the all of them. Crimson clover is excellent
cane growers Live Stock. for late fall, winter and Money ,
learn to plant their crops the first or very
middle of October, then the last ves- t early spring grazing, and alfalfa-is fine .
tige of dread is removed-the canes Economical Pork_Production. in summer.
having ample time for full maturityand Bulletins No. 40 of Utah Station These pigs were fed six and one-half in the farmer's pocket. ,,"

manufacture into sugar before the and No. 41 of Arkansas Station are bushels of corn each, averaged 243 All about Potish-the results of its .
frost; 'period arrives. And as_ to our devoted to the very seasonable subjectof pounds at killing time (lamonths old), by actual experiment on the best farms use in
pine lands, either, high or low, they by economical pork production. and the cost of producing them was 'i the United States.,;..is Hold in a little book _
fertilization will The Utah bulletin cents pound. Had they been left which we publish and will gladly mail free :,'
p pay at least $100 per gives results of per to any farmer in America who will write _
acre, while the cost of the fertilizers four years experimenting to test the oft the peanuts longer, and fed corn for it.
will always be less than the cost of value of pasturing, exercise and sunshine only when the ground was frozen too GERMAN 91 KALI Nassau WORKS St.,New,Yak
clearing hammock which also will i for hogs. Following are the hard for them to get nuts, the cost
soon need fertilizing. conclusions: Pigs running on eighteen would have been less. Two weeks on
.S. W. CARSON. acres of good pasture and fed all the corn would have been sufficient to FAIRVIEW PINERY.

Frost Proof, Polk Co., Fla. grain they would eat made more rapid harden them. .
gains, at less cost per pound, and Mineral food was kept before these .
Strawberries for the Family.I yielded a better quality of pork than pigs in boxes throughout the experi .'.Choice
think more atttention should be pigs confined, or those in movable ment. They ate abundantly of it and
paid to growing this most useful and pens in pasture, though those in mov- kept in perfect health, though hogs Pineapple -
delicious berry. It finds' its way into able pens did belter than those in stationary were dying on farms all around them. ,..
every family wherever it i is raised or t pens. Pastured pigs fed on The mineral food consisted of one anda -
can be carried, and wherever it has 1 half a grain ration made satisfactory half bushels of charcoal,four pounds PlantsSmooth ;
been once i it*is sure, to go again. It i iso is {gains. Pigs on pasture without grain of salt, four pounds of slacked lime -. FOR SAI.I .,
prolific that a few feet of ground j gained over a third of a pound per day and ten pounds of hard wood ashes. .
will be sufficient to grow enough for a large family with but very little labor. ]pen proved to be of little value. The pieces and the other substances mixed >
As I was traveling through a town one day I had occasion to stop,over calculated, increased the gaits 22 percent der shelter to keep it dry. ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY. :
night.at a house where they had a Pigs in pens fed on grass alone The best pigs for pork are"but of a .
small back yard of thirty feet square, 1 lost a quarter of a pound per day. sow whose mother was a good scrub
and two-thirds of this was used for The Arkansas bulletin treats of tests and sire a thoroughbred Poland-China, F. N. PRICE,

hanging out clothes, leaving unused of various combinations of crops maturing and got by a thoroughbred Essex or P. 0.,Box 449. ORLANDO, FLA. ., ,. ---
only.about ten feet square. I proposed 1 in succession to be harvested Berkshire boar of the smaller strain. .
to them to set it out to strawberries. .1 by the hogs themselves. It is stated Such pigs will be one-fourth Poland 4
"Oh, no," was their reply, "you see that though Arkansas, having a great China and one-half Berkshire or Essex. HOME 'GROWN
it is all grass, and under is nothing variety of food products,a mild climateand ,Th ey have the hardy habits of the scrub, -'
but gravel with a very little poor loam." fertile soil, is especially fitted for the eating capacity of the Poland China i .
But I said "would you like to grow the profitable raising and fattening of and the fine bone and flesh-forming Pineapple Slips
enough for your own use?" Why sure- swine, yet the pork production of the 'qualities of the small breeds.
ly we would," was their reply. "Well, State is not sufficient to supply the Push the pigs from the start. Con and SuckersOf
now let me tell you what to do, and 1 home markets, the hog products must fining them in small pens and feeding the Following Varieties
you will have no trouble whatever i in 1 be shipped in to feed the people. on corn alone is wasteful. Confiningthem
raising all you want for your own use." The pigs experimented on were froma in filthy pens is dangerous to Ill SALE
I had them, spade up the grass and grade Poland-China sow by a Berk their health. The pig i is a cleanly :

shake out the roots, ,and sure enoughthe shire boar, and were farrowed March treature if given a chance to be so. ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN 11'
soil was mostly gravel with a little :3'. The soil on which the crops were He has a certain place to deposit both QUEEN GOLDEN QUEEN RIPLEY
loam with it. Then I had them remove grown was a worn sandy loam, deficient dung and urine, and will not wallow .
about four inches of the.top of in vegetable matter, and would I in either if he can avoid it. QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE, PER-
the loam nearby and put on one horse make about twenty-five bushels of corn The large, heavy hog no longer sells NAMBUCO* AND RED SPANISH. .

load of stable manure at the cost of per acre. All crops, except corn, were well. The small, young, tender hog Apply to .
one dollar. After leveling it off I replaced gathered by the pigs, which were confined now tops all markets. If home made G. a. MATTHAMS, .
the loam on top and raked i it to a small area at a time by movable : bacon nicely trimmed upwell smoked _
level, so it looked quite nice, taking fences. and carefully handled and cured it will l Florida Pineapple Company, ;
away the small stones. But the soil 1 On :March 23, when the pigs were bring good prices in the home markets. Or to -
looked as poor as ever, the manure twenty days old, they were turned on :I HADDOCK & MATTHAMS. ,
being all covered up about four inches.I rye six Inches high, with the sow, and I While all its neighboring towns sank I West Palm Beach, Fla
then had them set out the strawberry I were fed a little corn. They did not i into the sere and yellow leaf, Orlando, -
plants about eighteen inches apart I like the rye. and could not be starved after a year or two 9f depression: ,sprang Mr. W. C. Hargrove, proprietor of
each way. They did not show as if into grazing it by withholding corn into new life and grew and grew, and the Folley Nursery, on Palatka
they could ever make very much progress The sow also.,refused to eat the re. is now a,city of which all South Florida Heights, shipped this week to a party -- -'-.
I will admit. But after awhile On March 30 they were turned on red is proud. It was Orlando's clay in southern France, what is supposedto
they began to grow some. All the.while clover four inches high and ate it readily roads=only this and nothing more- be the first lot of orange trees ever _
the roots were working their way until July 26, when they were which enabled her to live while the shipped from Florida to that country. -
down into the manure,and they beganto turned on sorghum just beginning to other towns died. Clay roads will do This shipment indicates the extensive
grow. But very little labor was required head, and were shifted from sorghumto equally as much for a county as they popularity of the Florida orange, and
to keep the ground loose and sweet potatoes on September 21, will for a town. Lake should be the particularly the varieties ordered for
*free from weeds, for the sand was all They did not seem to relish-sweet potatoes Orlando-like county of all the sandhilldistricts l warded. They were Jaffa, Hart's I
pn the surface, where nothing would I and made little gain, so, after of Florida-Eustis Lake Re Tardiff and Riverside Navels.-Pa-
grow. But by and by the plants found twelve days they were shifted Span gion. / .. latka Times.Hera1d.


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.T.:.. State News. likely to be moist and clammy in .the Incorporation
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.. :*S, H. Melton has,been laying in a True Btrong-Mindedness. golden all the way through. NOTICE is hereby given that the subscribers
winter stock of.Florida gophers, or I felt like clapping my hands when Brown bread is preferable for toast, intend to apply to the Governor of
Florida,at his office in the capitol in Tallahassee
91d( folks," as ,the U crackers call we read the replies the Kid and C. as it is richer, but it takes longer and at-10 o'clock a. m. i6th day;of November,

them. Yesterday afternoon he received Dc to the letter of J. B. of Kansas,who requires a little more care than white. ter 1896 herewith, for letters published.patent upon the proposed char.' ,.. ,

a large ,number of them'froth regards common politeness as "silly", Cut from stale bread slices not more WILEY G. TOOVER,

points up the St. Johns River, and and rejoices that in Kansas, at least, than a quarter of an inch thick. Place : .PHED.IaENzo t).A.BALDWIN.WILSON, _

> now has about two hundred on hand. the custom of man'sdoffing .his hat them on the grate in a hot oven until i

is fast I inclined they are nicely browned and are crisp ARTICLES, OF INCORPORATION. Y7
-The gophers are kept in a quantity of to'woman dying out. am -
-, dusty hay, and cause many a darkey's to think that J. B. must be very and brittle. Watch and turn, that OFT '

mouth to water as he thinks of the de. young and influenced, and. now, they do not burn, but brown evenly. WILSON & TOOMER FERTILIZER- ,

licious stews they,are to be converted perhaps,'considers it a mark of strong. When they are quite cold, if placed ina COMPANY, _.,.

into.-Metropolis.One. mindedness hold in contempt the tin box, they will keep crisp several The undersigned hereby associate ourselves'
r. old-established customs that act as a days. ,We have now the foundationfor and become; incorporated under and by virtue of
thing demonstrated by the the laws of Florida regulating the creation,or
.;., in safeguard to society. If so, by the a variety of appetizing dishes. organization and management of corporationsfor
recent hurricane.that buildings To be perfect dry toast must be profit and we do hereby accept such law as
Florida are not strong enough. It is time she is out of her teens she will our organic law and we do adopt the followingas
have seen' her mistake and be thankful served hot from the oven, wrapped our articles of incorporation:

.appalling? tQ see how many and twO"sto called y indeed, that the custom which she lightly in a napkin. It is very nice ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION. AND.CHARTER
boxes are set. on posts
up now considers silly has not died out. broken in bits and eaten with hot of the .
3. houses. The.wonder is they dont go
V One of the distinguishing traits of civilization cream. Bread cut into square bits WILSON & TOOMER FERTILIZER COMPANY.
down before the that
squalls accompany -
tC the thunder shower ofthe.rainy is man's respectful treatmentof and toasted is called croutons, and is ARTICLE;< I.

average Of hurricane woman. It is a well-known fact that served with soups. NAME AND PLACE 0? BUSINESS. f.= _
season. course a
only woman WATER TOAST.-Dip slices into i.- .
may be ol( such a degree of vio Wilson &Toomer Fertilizer Company."
-Tv lences to,be resistless by any struc- accorded any respect, and the higher slightly salted boiling water; remove SECTION 2.-The general offices and principal
.4 the state of Christianity and civiliza- immediately place a platter sea- place of business ofthis corporation shall,be in
ture, but so many houses are standing ; upon ; the city of Jacksonville, Florida, but such
V in the path of the recent one that it is tion the more marked is the respectful son with a little salt and plenty of sweet I branch offices,agencies and other places of business
be established the Board of Directors
.. perfectly plain that nine-tenths of the treatment accorded her. It is not the cream; then lay slice upon slice. Serveat I may may from time to time as determine upon.

,.A destruction' was due to the lightness social position of a person, their cloth. once, or cover and keep hot in the ARTICLE ii -

...' and weakness of buildings. This fact ing or wealth, that marks a lady or oven. SECTION i.-The general nature of the business
gentleman but their behavior. True : to be transacted by this Company shall be the
CREAM the toasted
? should be lost of. It TOAST.-Dip
(- not sight costs .
buying, transporting and selling of Fertilizers of ;
: ..: 4-- but a trifle more to make house com politeness consist not in form, yet it is slices into hot milk, and place them in I all kinds. Chemicals and Feituizer Chemkal, I
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i-, pact and strong. A little more weightto the form that gives the outward expression a deep dish. Serve a slice i in a saucer .and Fertilizer and the doing Materials of such, manufacturing other Fertilizers ,

to the-timbers a few more nails, _a of the kindliness, the respect with a dressing of half milk and half I and commercial business may be determine .
i by the Board of Directors, and the dolnrof' )
and will in the heart of upon
broader base in proportion to its height, good a lady or cream, seasoned with salt and butter, :all such acts and things as may be by the Board '

'.. 'y and it is done.-Tampa Times. gentleman, and while forms of politeness and heated to scalding. This, is nicer ,.of dient Directors to be-done deemed in necessary the conducting, proper and or carrY.expe -,

may and do become such a habitas than a thickened dressing. : Ing on of such business and the utilizing to best .
> I have lived in this .
county twenty- to be unconsciously followed theyare advantage of its properties. '
V : five years or more, and for twenty With Poached Eggs*-Prepare the SECTION' a.-nils corporation shall hare,use ..
nevertheless the expressions of and all the rights, and '
enjoy powers privileges
,-IIP' years of tjjis time a man. could catch a and good'feeling. What would toast as above and lay on each slice a granted to corporations for profit,under the laws
V *hundred fish with his respect before adding the dress of Florida, and the corporation shall bare the
: r r or more, cast net poached egg
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' J.[ B. think of her men friends if they .,right to purchase acquire hold, tse, mortgageor .
, ;., ft .,+ where now he has to work all day to fail.to speak to her? But what is the ing. otherwise encumber,cell and convey any real ,
estate deemed the
or personal property by '
It. ; ".-..'*,*.*catch a mess. This goes to prove that expression" "How do do?'* or SAUSAGE TOAST.-Parboil the sausage Board of Directors necessary or advantageous,
\: something is wrong, and that our fish. "Good morning?" It is merely an a few minutes, fry a light brown, to or be otherwise purchased encumbered, required= ,,held sold used or conveyed mortgaged :

JPCSsarebeing: : ruined by some practices old-established: form.or custom voicing chop fine and spread over slices of the corporation. 'I

._ that prevent the return of the the interest of one human in another crisp, dry toast. If preferred soft,dip ARTICLE m. _
; fish to ourcoasts, rivers and inlets inV the slices in boiling water. SECTION i.-The Capital Stock of this corporation : ,
Would it
\ have
we want to pass away shall be Fifteen Thousand Dollars (.$15- ?: i
;ftheir natural breeding season. I will End meetS our friends in silence? STRAWBERRY T OAST.-Alternate the ooo) divided into One Hundred and Fifty :;
the for the offish shares,each share of the par value of One Hun-
give reason scarcity
$'-" .- Hardly, Every thoughtful, womanly slices with layers of sweet, canned dred Dollars($100)). .r.,
t now. I have .seen fishermen throw woman' who has arrived at maturity strawberries: Place in the oven until SECTION a.-Ten Thousand Dollars($10,000)in "
value or one hundred shares of the capital stock
overboard their boats in ;
':i:. from one day no matter how strong-minded she maybe the fruit V is heated, then serve with of this corporation shall be paid np in full upon
'-3 from 10,000 to 20,000 fish; I have fresh canned fruit the organization of this Company, and shall be:
how devoted cream. Any or can
"new woman"rejoices
ii: >< or: a paid for in the property and assets of every kindand
: known fishermen to run one to two in the marks of respect shown be used in this way,and makes a pleas; nature of the firm of Wilson & Tcomef, ra r
. miles of nets along the shores at night co-partnership A, Wilson "
: her by gentlemen, and will teach her ing'variety.CODFISH. Wiley G.Toomer, heretofore doing business in ,
when the tide is high, to remain until it and her thy of Jacksonville, Florida. The incorporators i
to codfish
sons daughters TOAST.-Soak
perpetuate -
sev- of the Wilson & Toomer Fertilizer Cos-
the tide is low and then what .
pick up to: appreciate it Only the ,thought. eral hours or over night in cold water, pany having fixed the valuation of and purchased : --
fish for the entire business and
want thousands property goodwill
4 Y they leaving less will ever decry it. It is the careless shred fine and cook it in half milk and of the firm of Wilson & Toomer(subject to i
: the buzzards,-and to rot and foul the such liabilities of said firm as are now outstanding
unstudied.expression of such sen- half water thicken with little-corn-
the of Ten Thousand Dollars and
waters of and inlets. Manatee ) at sum ,
'c':;' our bays timents as J. B. offers that have caused starch, .season with butter and white conveying the same subject to such liabilities to
Advocate.A the Wilson&Toomer Fertilizer Company upon
"" the term "strong minded" as appliedto pepper, and pour over the bread. the valuation of Ten Thousand Dollars (Jio coo),
L' a;: : + ,meeting of the directors of the Indian women, to be held in reproach. FRENCH TOAST-Is good for dry so this fixed corporation., to be used as so much of the capital of
River and Lake Worth
Pineapple The 'true 'strongminded woman and SECTION The Five Thousand '
bread. To a well beaten egg add a 5.- remaining
Growers' Association held at Dollars($5,000)of capital stock shall be paid as
was Jen-
the genuine new woman are all thatis
little salt and half a pint of sweet milk. may be required by the Board of Directors.
". ,.sen-last week, for the purpose of hear.. bright, intelligent and thoughtful each slice in this when soft but SEC'flONNo certificate of stock shall be issued -
I! ing the of General Agent Pori Dip until paid for in full,and all stock Issued
> report -
1. seeking not notoriety or a tearing
not so as to break; fry on a well but- i.shall be non-assessable. t,
; cher of the season's business. The attendance
down of but real
society a upliftingand
tered griddle until brown on each side. ARTICLE IV.TEB.U .
I. was large. Mr.Porcher made a betterment of home and social
with and .
Sprinkle sugar serve. OF EXISTENCE.The
an-,elaborate and interesting statement life, and rejoice ever in mark of ,
every corporate existence of this corporation
of the methods adopted to insure the respect shown Jhem, and regret when LIVER TOAST.-Chop cold, fried liv- shall commence at the issuance of Letters Patent,

_. ':best results in the, marketing of the careless or thoughtless action of would.be er, heat in a little water, season with and shall terminate ninety-nine years thereafter.

n,,_ : '.- rop. The report showed that through followers not understanding the salt, pepper and butter, and spreadover ARTICLE V.

I' the Association 80 cent of the hot, dry toastMERINGUED SECTION IThe business of this corporationshall '
entire -
per true underlying principles which gov- be conducted and managed by a President,
.' '. handled that with the TOAST.-Prepare the Board of Three Directors and Treasurer
crop was ; ern their actions, causes them to be ,a Secretary 1

systematic methods used a crop many brought into disrepute, or these cus meringue by dissolving a teaspoonfulof corporation and such may other authorize.officers The and Directors agents as shall the .

times the size of the past one could be toms to be discontinued-Am. Agriculturist butter in half a teacupful of boiling be stockholders chosen annually which shall at the be annual ia the meeting Company's of

placed in the various markets at prices milk, stir in the well beaten white of I general offices; ,at 3 o'clock p, m. held,the second:

t .. most profitable to the grower. The reVV -----rf.--- an egg,pour over the slices,previously: Thursday SECTION of a.-May The each manner year.of choice and the duties

; : : bate fro .commissions on sales,besides All Sorts of Toast dipped m salted water,. then brown in of the President and Secretary! and such other

: paying the general agent and his assist- The object in toasting bread is not the oven. officersjas by may the fir-Law be provided for shall be prescribed V

7,ants. ,and other current expenses of the only to make it more appetizing,but to SNOWi'LAKE TOAST.To a quart of SECTION s,-The time, place of the and manner of '
callinr and holding meeting stockholders
_. i ', Association puts a handsome balance change the starch it contains into dex.. milk add half a teacupful of thick, and Directors(except when rmd&tedby: law orb

.,. '.. '. into the treasury. The fall and winter trin, which ii more easily digestedj sweet cream;.when it boils, thicken the election Charter of)Directors shall be fixed shall la be,by lb&BT&wThe balis,e cS< ..

: '** ,crop of pines, soon to be shipped,will hence its value for Invalids. Bread, with a paste of a tablespoonful of flour stockholder to be entitled to one vie t>r'escfe: -. __
... tor' be laige.r. toasted with a fork or a toaster before: and water, cook a few minutes, then share
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1896: .::. = : TEE FLORIDA FJLBMER AND PBUTIM3EOWEE. -. ,:, '681
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business shall bcw':until thOle'elected, ,.. ",,' at.the first election., thing "''just'as good" as she had specified e&1oQ Y

'. he l has been in the habit of 1 '
,,\;..,' "WIL. "v G.'T, lI or k4fM
.'LORENZtA en t.> sending to her. As a result something l' '
"! WILSON 1 1 Croup"
i ..., -i Secretary and Treasurer. usually goes wrong. It is uphill -: /
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.1 Y 7 .RED X' >. BALDWIN. Coughs
: ,, Director. ; work and a great expense to introduce ,
And the said Wiley G*'Toomer;Lorenzo A. Wilson anything new to eat, drink or ,t 1rKtl1Colds. -
and Fred;-G. Baldwin jtball set a*a Board of
Directors until their successors are elected. I take as medicine, on account, par
SECTION,. The Board or Directors shall ; jftje,
provide tially of a conservatism which wants w
for.tLe election or appointment such other 4 ENE' p
officers agents as they deem necessary or advisable to accept new ideas conditionally, a
and shall make rules and regulation*, of wine into old bot- t Diarrhoea, ,
d and take such action not inconsistent with the sort putting new

V'" Charter and By-Laws of the&rporatlon,as they tles that does not, work any better in : Dysentery
may diem advisable regulate and carry on the ,
r 1 ._'business of the corporation housekeeping than anywhere else. ; Bowel :
,, .<'' ARTICLE \ .I have used a certain kind of baking I Complaints
t t Shortest Quickest Most AttraefiYe
tlMJT OF INDEB'rBpBESS. ,powder for a long time with un s ,Safe, Quick Cure for ,

This corporation shall at no time incur an in- varying success. One day I found too these trembles Is :ROUIJ.'E':
sdebtedneu or liability of over Twenty Thousand '
late that the had delivered '
''Dollars (f 20.000Ml). &. grocer a BETWEEN

ARTICLE. VH.COaPOHATION > new jcind, the oven was ready for the FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH

cake, and there' was no one to send lllet THB
.,. The corporation: seal oi this,corporationshall for the old favorite; so the new pow- Florida Central and Peninsular
be. an imprest stamp circular'In form bearing der found its opportunity. Instead of
the words"Wilson and Toomer Fertiliser.Co. ifrtfae touted fren4of! the
'' Seal,'Jacksonville, Florida.- heeding the directions, which said,

.. ARTICLE 'V&/ "Use one-tl ird'less than of other bake ; : ,, Farmer, Planter New York to Jacksonville by
and in fact. all classes New Florida R. R to Wash-
's BT tg1WS.V .*lib ', ing powders," I followed the old for- and,' Ington Pennsylvania Southern Hallway; to

: S cTIOne'; stockholders of this corpora- mula, and the result was that the Internally or externally. Northern }Columbia, Florida Central &
tion not 4 acoasisteat with Air Line. Peninsular to all principal
adopt bylaws. ;
the charter this corporation- laws of the loaves were of such extreme lightnessthat of imitations.l Take point In Florida.

State of Florida,for the government of its aflklrs, they broke apart when taken from ; but the genuine Pam f Cincinnati to Harriman JunoCincinnati
Those first adopted shall be adapted by the vote tion by Queen & Crescent,
of.aTn jorUr0of; all the shares of the capital the paus, and ,their coarse porousnesswas ." Sold everywhere. Harriman Junction to Asbe-
stock ojflht corporation at that1 time subscribed. quite unlike the fine velvety texture A.hevillo.tillo and Columbia by South-
nd'y amended in the manner' provideq and: 50c. bottles. f em- Hallway, and Florida
lid :spiel by-:1aWS.: .of the cake as usually made. I Jacksonville Central&Jensnsular: -Columbia
he fortgoing Articles of Incorporation are to Jacksonville. *
,,- approved"adopted and signed on the proposed deserved the partial defeat because I (;", e ..a. J Cincinnati to Jacksonville by .

chart er of a corporation IhU day at a meeting did not bear in mind that the manufacturer Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga ;
held for that in the office of Wilson&
"Toomer,In the purpose city of Jacksonville,Florida. knows just how his product to Housekeepers. and Florida}ette,Florida,Southern Central H'y &to Penin-Ever-

names.In witness this,the whereof lath day we of hereunto October subscribe A. D:1896.our should be used; whether it be a bak kerosene oil is excellent for Limited. sular to&important Florida

Names. Address. ing powder or a sewing machine. Ad ,a zinc bath tub. Rub the oil points.Kansas Fort Scott &

Signed!LOIENZO A. WILSOK Jacksonville. Fla. verse judgment should not be given a woolen cloth, then wash it Kansas'and City Memphis City R..n.to Kansas City
[Signed] PIED. G. BALDWIN, Fotest City Fla.
Signed] WILEY G.TOOMER,Jacksonville, Fla. upon any innovation unless one has hot water and polish with pow Jackgo'vllleThro' }to to Birmingham Everette, Fla.Southern Central Il'y&

State ofPlorida'County DuvalPersonally }IS read and followed directions to the brick. The result is very Line Peninsular to all Fla. points.
of appeared before me, Wiley G. letter.-Our Grange Homes. l Louis Short to Line Jacksonville to Du Quoin by
Toomer,Lorenzo A.Wilson and Fred G.Baldwin. 1St '
three o(the above named subscribers,to me well t 9 ; the whites of eggs are used,. Holly Sp'gs. Central City, Memphis toHolly& Birmingham gs.Boute. ,
known,and' acknowledged that they: signed the As to labor-saving machines', I can yelks are- not required at the 1 to Birmingham,ben.J .
foregoing charter In good faith,for the purpose. All dish F. C.
not endorse them. washers R'yto Eve ette and & P.
in the the into small
expressed same. drop yelks a .
.IV hand and official seal 1 labor ; Sioux City&:Chicago to Jack
Witness my at Jackson-* take more time and'as much as .
l villeFlorida, this izth day of October, Ai D. .;, cover the, surface WIth.a Sp'gs so ville. 111., Cent. to Holly
the old Washing machines .K.C.M. &.B. to Bir
y. i-1896. way. and in cool }Sp'g
water Route.
keep a
v. mingham Sou. to Ever-
: J..W. BARRS discard
and tubs
prefer .
.. women
'-' ':V Notary Public. many ; ette anj the\ F. C. i P. *s
and their own hands .as cleansers. Of in ket Louia'ffle&:Nashllle to Rive
"- a granite saucepan or Orleans F. C. & P.
course pacers seeders and New: Junction. only'To
V: V lightly stir in the beaten whites of two wringers be'mended by using a copper }route with through sloop&1'IJacklo'yUle'
are available. But,housework is daily 5'f between New Orleans and
eggjj. cook half a minute: or l long rivets, which come in Jacksonville.The .
make the 'best of it. Dareto
enough to coagulate the eggs. Dip drudgery, eliminate sizes, may usually! be bought F, C. &: P. has 700 miles of) track in
and be
milk simplify economical harness maker. The rivet is Florida running through the
the \djrv.hot pack the slices and.be Kate Sanborn.AppleEating i Tobacco JttatonitBtetk

together to i moisten them through' ,then. happy I-..-.----.., hole, and over the end of it PsoeA Farming and and Strawberry Dairy Section Lands, ,

.pour over the mixture. for the Complexion. copper washer which is a part Orange,JJanana and Pineapple Country,

r of }hard boiled said and the kettle is good Other fine Scenery''
S ;;.. eggs through coarse a well known physician recently, The Treat Hunting Country.Jieaehes .
'colander, and scatter the threads over "is a bad digestion, and we generallytrace for many.days. When the the Noted Fishing Grounds
chipped from a small spot in Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety .
.' : Il water toast. that to a bad liver. One of the of soils in the State,and above all
of the the weak
: CHEESE TOAST.-Soften "in half a. best remedies for a sluggish liver is saucepan Runs over the Central Rid eland
is the be reinforced' the same Where it Is High and Healthy.
pint of hot milk a teacupful grated cheap and pleasant. Dieting se. ,
5 Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers
cheese, season with salt, pepper and cret of the cure. The best liver regu .. the best freight facilities for any produce to

' and in beaten lator for of sedentary habits- the Northern markets.
butter stir two persons
eggs. be
Cannot Cured Send also for the best map!Florida (sent
Stir constantly' few minutes as it and those are*the ones whose complexions free) an d note the towns on its route.A.Q.1UoDONELL.G.P.A.
as they cannot reach .
cooks, and use as a dressing for dry are muddy-is to be found in apples portion of the ear. There Jacksonville,Fla.

toast. .Serve on a hot platter. eaten baked if they are not well way to cure deafness, and -

EGG TOAST-Is an excellent break. digested when eaten raw.I attendedthe constitutional remedies. Deaf- The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R.

? pupils at a well known boarding- by an inflamed condition
fast dish. Simmer eggs in gently boil
lining of the Eustachian Offers to Shippers
school and them
among was .a coun-
ing water until the yelks are half ;
this tube is inflamed
you Tho Shortest and Quickest Route
try girl whose complexion was the envy
cooked,lay each on a slice of buttered sound or imperfect hear- I

L toast, previously dipped in hot salted of all her associates. I found that she when it is entirely closed, deaf BETWEEN -

::, water. Chili sauce should be served was a light eater at her meals,but she I result\ and unless the inflame FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS OT _

- this had a peculiar custom of taking a plateof be taken ,out and this tube THE EAST AND WEST.
1 toast. her and eat to its normal condition, hearing With Improved Ventilated Cart this com
apples to room at night
is better equipped than ever ever to
, TOAST-Is forever nine out
LEMON an appetizing ; cases handle
ing them slowly as she studied her les the Orange and Vegetable Crops and
,', supper dish. Into three teacupfuls off' caused by catarrhs which is Insure close connections and prompt despatchto
SOUSe This was her regular practice. Western Markets.
an inflamed condition of the all Eastern
milk stir the yelks of six eggs; dip Some of the other girls in the institution Through oars to destinat without 0

t slices of toasted bread in this, and fry or delay. .
took it up,and I know,as a resultof give One Hundred Dollars for
t brown in butter. Beat the whites of of deafness (caused by catarrh) Perishable freight followed by wire and
that the
> flY personal investigation, Shippers advised time passing various Junction
, : the eggs, add a teacupful of white,' had the best be cured by Hall's Catarrh points and arrival at destination.
apple- girls com
% of eating for circulars, free. AIr claima for; overcharges and loss promptly -
two teacupfuls boiling water, .
gar, plexions of in the school.Lifeand adjusted. .
any CHENEY & CO. Toledo 0.
of lemons and ,
1: the juice two a very Health. See that your goods are markedvia

: little of the grated rind. Pour, this by all Druggists, 75c.() F. C. & P. R.&

T over.the bread.-Country Gentleman. If corned beef,tongue or ham is left ...... For information call on or address. the un-

. to cool in the water in which it is boiled the phosphate plants injured I. denigned C. B. TAYLOR: ;Trav.A'gt Ocalajla.:

." Follow Directions.. the meat will be much better and more by the storm are being re W. B. TUCKER Gen.A'g%Orlando, Fla.
HOLDEN Trav. ,
Agt Lcesborg.
.. Every housekeeper occasionally be- moist. Kll boiled meats should be I repaired. The damage was w.MB. FULLER Trar.AVt: '

, comes'the victim of the grocer or other cooked slowly, and never be. allowed as was at'first reported.- Or N.8. PENMHGTON, Jacksonville,Traffic Mangier*

.i dealer.who. fills her order with some- to boil rapidly.. Sun. W JL PLSASAHTB, General Freight Ad
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682 SH3 :rr.onm.f'J.'RV'R'R' AND
D1mXmO i8B. OCTOBER 24, .

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Florida Farmer and Frnit Grower only ten cents a month. We make worth while to plant with certainty of dozen mulberries, chiefly Hicks' Ever-

success for home orchard? b jearing blackberries the
his very liberal offer because we believe ; GeorgiaImproved

A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main that when once the progressive,' Fifth. What commercial field crop variety, and dewberries, if

Street Jacksonville.. Pla. would be best suited to bring in a little you like. The kaki or Japan persim
liberal farmers and fruit of
growers cash,until the fruit begins to pay? mon does well in the flatwoods, and
this State become accustomed to reading the Tanne-nashi or seedless variety is
TERMS 0V SUBSCKIPTION I expect to have fifteen acres or so '
our they will not willingly in unsurpassed in richness, but this tree
For One Year ........,..................'...Iroo paper open field and an orchard or grove ,.
For Six. Months......:................ ..... j.oo give it up. of three to four acres. Land, gray is apt to be disappointing on accountof
In Foreign Countries *....:....*...*.......... 3.00 slate colored its susceptibility to frost. Wasteno
'We offer a liberal commission to all topsoil, lighter gray
JJTSubscriptions in all cases cash in and others who further down, getting more clay like time with English walnuts, chestnuts -
postmasters can give
advance. No discount allowed on one's to a depth of seven feet, when true olives, apricots or prunes. Seta
own subscription(except in a club) but to satisfactory references to act as our clay begins. Water runs"about seven few Kelsey and Botan plums. The
all agents a liberal cash commission will
., Kieffer and LeConte will
be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby agents. to eight feet below the surface. Neigh pears grow \
them. Write for terms. Farmers who wish to secure their bors, "on like soil, raise good rice, well enough, but may no: fruit very l

To every new subscriber we will send, own copy free can do so by getting upa cane, com, etc., without fertilizer, as often. Find out what'varieties of figs,
postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Garden- they claim. POLK COUNTY. if any do well in that section, and
ing in Florida. For two new subscribers club; these clubs need not be con plant a few. As to the tropical fruits,
I.Ve infer that land is
at $2.00 each, we will send, fined to any one postoffice. Write us your new, your location must determine you. Do
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange and therefore'more or less sour. In :
for terms. not bother with the common horse
Culture. this .case first should be
your crops
banana, but plant the improved varieties
Anyone desiring any of the great sweet rice
Rates of advertising on application. potatoes, cowpeas, upland Cavendish Hart's Choice etc

Remittances should be made by check 1 political dailies or literary magazines and perhaps cane. We do not knowof 5., Probably, sea island cotton, ; it

postal note, money order or registered should write us for clubbing rates; also, any definite, standard rotation of fruits well in the,.flat woods if treated'
letter to order of suited to the flatwoods whichis
crops, ,
agricultural implements at low club with kainit as a preventive of rust.
better than the native farmers
Tobacco is not advisable. Cane does
rates to our subscribers.
employ in the cultureand
Jacksonville Fla. I 4 except perhaps well, and you should by all means
of the
Politics ,In an Agricultural Paper. manuring crops. plant it for home use; but it is not

CONTENTS.. Some of our esteemed subscribershave cane, rice, corn, sweet potatoes and easy to realize cash for the sugar and
some forage crops, as millet, oats or
taken us to task for the publication syrup unless there is a good sized town
must be As
your.staples. to
rye a
Cheap Bread; Barnyard Manure Reinforced of the anti-silver circular of Dr. rotation the main facts near you The same of rice and
' underlying
,. ,. Charles Ballard issued sweet
674J3ROVB as a supplement potatoes.
should bear in mind that
you are
corn ,
AND ORCHARD-Banking Sprouts; to our paper of October 3. They f
Wood Lice; Letter from Palm Springs; correctly contend that and rice with beggarweed as a suc- Florida's Great Interests.
very an agricultural
Winter Budding; Pruning Trees; Graft- cessor each season, may be grown indefinitely COL. F. B. HOODIE Lake City
) should be strictly Jlor--
In ... paper nonpartisan
? 675 on the same field without
A Vail In The Roof of Planted Trees; Pear and should not admit into its ida, President Florida Tobacco
detriment to its fertility, while cane, Growers' A'ss'n President National .
Blight; Peach Tree Borers; Questions in columns any communication favoring ,
r Drainage.....'....:;:;.. 676PINERY any of the political parties/ This cotton and sweet potatoes should be Cigar Leaf Ass'n, Agent Southern
-Demand for Large Fruits.. .. .... 676 supplement shifted at least once in two'or three Immigration Bureau etc.
k advertisement ,
:,: Orlando's Pineapple Industry.......... 677TOBACCO. was an pure years, because of their exhauting ten NEW YORK
and and for Oct. 17, 1896.
E. simple, was paid by Dr.
-Burning of Tobacco In-
;. dency and the difficulty of keeping
up DEAR SIR views
Ballard ;-My are requested
k teresting Experiments Curing Tobacco 677! at our regular advertising rates. the with
fertility them after-
1 FARMER AND TRUCKER: -Strawberry Culture Anyone of the political parties.can by concerning the interests of Florida agriculture -

r in Barrels; South Florida Superiorfor have access to our columns by complying growing, green-manuring crop like in the pending campaign, for

...,.,....... beggarweed.
Is, Sugar Cane. ,; 678 with the the reason as stated that I "am thor-
Strawberries for The Fatally............ same termsstrictlycash
679 Make and all the
in advance. This of save manure oughly conversant with agriculture in
LIVE S'rocY-conom iclil Pork Production course, on
State .................".. ........ .... 680 679 the understanding that any advertise you can, under cover if possible, from Florida, America and the world at
' Gcx RtJRAi HOME-True Stroag-Mindedness; ment so offered to us shall be couchedin what stock you find it advisable to large." In reply, permit me to say thatI

1 All Sorts of Toast.... .......*. .....?,.. 680 respectable phraseology, and shall 1 keep for farm purposes. It does not believe Florida is on the eve of great

Follow Directions; Apple-Eating for The not be contrary" to public morals. Ac pay anywhere to keep ,and feed any industrial development and prosperity.With .
Complexion; Hints to Housekeepers.... 681 : class of stock to manufacture
the simply protection against the $5,000-
cording to finding of the courts
EDITORIAL Freel Free; Pol tic in. an Agri- ,
f cultural Paper; Farming in.The"Flat- as we understand it, we are not at lib manure/ but it will doubtless pay you 000 worth of tobacco now imported

fF woods; Florida1 Great Interests...' 682 erty to decline any such advertisementwhen to start a herd of cattle on the range, from the coolie-grown product of Sumatra

Markets;Advantage of Seedless Varieties the money to pay for it is ten to be used in "cowpenning" your there is no reason why Florida

I In Citrus Fruits; The I* &N'a Fruit Busi- dered therewith. fields when desirable. But you should should not net several millions of dollars '
ness; V. C. & 1'. Short Line...., .683 -
\SI" animal
never forget no amount of 1 for this new and profitable crop. '
Non-Consumption The Sough's Relative
Gain in. the Last;Census ...\.... 684 I Fanning in the Flat woods. manure will make a complete fertil I.am satisfied that your State can grow a i
Southern Fruits in. itaw York;. Carriage izer on Florida soils or produce the cigar wrappers that will compare favorably :
I Catalogue .. ,. 686 Editor Farmer and rower. best paying yields of which they are with the most famous marks :

Florida Orange Growers. in. Jamaica... ..... 688 Noticing your invitation to ask capable under good management. No of Cuban and Sumatran leaf, but ittakes

hr ....... rt. questions in.a late, number of your esteemed scheme of farming in this State i is time and money to develop the ,

.: Weather In Jacksonville. *, :.- paper encourages me to hand sound which does not make judicious, industry. d!

r .Week. Ending Oct. 191 18g6 in a few to which I hope you will give regular applications of mineral fertil This country is now paying out s

B a. S 61 s -a.': your kindly consideration, and answer izers. Whatever crops you grow for $100,000,000 a year for imported sun .
f DATS.Oct. & !! w to the best of knowledge i in utilize them the full
d qa w H :! your green manure, to I gar. Experiments on the 2,000,000 <;
-co 3M aVBI -i an early number. est extent for forage, leaving only the i acre plantations of the Disston Land. :,

.Jj.... ..... :-61 6,5 59 n 66 .0 I expect.to'sell out here soon ,and roots and stubble to plow under. Co. shows that southern Florida
,: Oct. 14.... ..... 64 62 can .
70 .o
< 53 17 1
;: ()ct-.Is.... .... 6S 16 51 64 .0 move toga more agricultural locationin 3. This question is difficult to answer produce an almost unlimited quantity .
:' .Oct.16..., ..... 56s 69 S 65 Polk .
52 .0Oct. and would wish
.1 7*-...*..... 72 il 63 18 T ..0.Oct.I county to ; much depends on your nearness.to of cane sugar, provided the American 4!
::,'. -.....--" : ..... 10 81 57 25 TO6a 0 have all the advice from practical a railroad and 'to a market. In market is preserved for it. I see no ''
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Oct.19' 52 64 75 SO 25 .0 farmers
WPV -- possible. Certainly the na North Florida strawberries and pearspay reason why, under such a national 'i
Uein........ 57 67 77 55 23 66 o tives know a dood deal and are quite best on the flatwoods soil, but policy, Florida should not produce

ToUl rainfall.A.J. MITCHELL Observer. willing to give information, but, you pears might not bear well so far south. many millions of dollars' worth of sugar '

8 J see, starting on a new farm, I Peaches do well in the flatwoods if the each year.Protected .

Free I Free! I want to know the improved ways, land is ridged up Into sloping beds tobacco and sugar are I

To any one subscribing for ourjpa- in the knowledge of which the eighteen inches or two feet high, in i certainly a far better proposition for '

""t per now for one year, at $2.00 per natives are rather deficient ,the middle, above the bottom of the Florida than is free silver. The latter :

year,:we will send iflthe remainder of First What rotation of crops do you water furrows between them. Soifte is a the&ry, the chief argument for -
., think most advisable to pursue? varieties of oranges do well in the wKtcB 1 is utterly knocked out by the

z the year 1896 free of charge, dating Second. What kind of fertilizer flatwoods, but 'we advise against. the fact. that prices for farm produce have s iso

his subscription January i, 1897. would be most adapted to this soil to planting of seedlings. advanced during the past ,six It j

To any one remitting us forty cents keep up its fertility from the beginning 4. Partly answered above. Plant months (while silver has been declining -

{ we will send the paper to the end o f ? by all means a generous arbor of scuppernong ),that American farmers will receive

the year 1896, adding enough back Third.' What fruit_would you advise grapes or its seedlings, as almost $250,000,000 more for this .

numbers, if desired to make the'subscription as a money crop in this region ancon the Thomas, Tender-pulp, etc. Il f year's crops than last year. Cotton is .. k
;- this soil? you are willing to wait for them, set a 50 per cent.above last year's,1 low point, 'J
.cover four 'months. This Is Fourth. What:::fruit do you think few grafted or budded Set tobacco :'x '
'- ;. .,"'. ,',' -, .- "- ':'':1:". pecans.. a 25..per cent higher,-wheat up
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: 1896. A. ..:... .-: .THE FLORIDA FJLBHEB AND FBUTT-GBOWEB. -. 683'. ,

more than 33 per cent. in two mpnths, THE L. & N'B FRUIT BUSINESS.A Tm'

hides advance more than 15 pet ent., -

and so.on all down the line. Worthy Example for Other FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

It is possible for us to produce with- Railroads.The ,

in our own limits nearly $259,000,000; Louisville and Nashville Railroad

worth of sugar, wool, hides, and other has just thrown open to the fruit dealersof JAcKSONvILLE

farm produce now imported annually. St. Louis its fruit and produce dealers' The Oldest National Bank in the State. :

This with ent'lmproyement in exchange building on Broadway,between
Dickson street and Cass This ,
avenue. CHARTERED 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED 1894. :
.valuesJwould'putsomething: ; like$500- will be one of the road's largest interestsin ,

000,000 of increased profits into the St Louis, the buildings having been strength By conservative and ability,to jet meet liberal alHegitimate methods,this demands.bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity, .

pockets of American farmers yearly, erected at a cost of 475000. In speak. We buy and sell foreign ana domestic exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own
fng of the formal opening of the buildings drafts[ on all parts of the world.
or about a hundred dollars- extra for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat We invite a visit or correspondence,looking toward business relations,assuring you that your
, : _each farm in the country: says: favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention -
The St. Louis Fruit and Produce '-
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Yours very truly, COOLEY
. buildings, on the east side of
HERBERT; :MYRICK, Broadway, between Dickson street and President. Cashier.

Editor American Agriculturist, Cass avenue, erected'by the Louisville Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.

President Orange Judd Company. and Nashville Railroad Company, were .
inspected yesterday afternoon a large
I number of business men. Invitations by had SEEDS SEEDS SEEDS y- .

beep extended by the company's superntendent -
Tiarkets.JACKSONVILLE in thkcity, Colonel W. S. Mc- A FULL STOCK OIP -

I Chesney, and there was a very general New Field and Garden Seeds
response in spite of the counter attrac-

FLA'.. October 23. tions down town on the Hotu carnival '.
FRUITS AND PRODUCE. da). The Louisville and Nashville Railroad .

Corrected by Marx Bros. Company has expended $475,000 in ONION SETS -
this enterprise, which provides St. Louis
These are average quotations. Extra choice with a fruit(and produce center of new RED AND YELLOW, $4.00 per Bushel.

iota fetch prices above top quotations,while poor warehouses and stores, which for capacity WHITE, $4.50" .

lot iclllower. and convenience and business faoili- Send for price list. '

Lllf&es,3 peck crate... ................ I.SO ties, front- and rear, excels anything of L. CAMERON, Seedsman,
.. I". .......... ..r..... 50 .he kind in the United States. The object -
Apples bbl..............,.......,... 2.00 to 2.50 is to enable the fruit and produce interests faolceonvIllo, F'1orlC1.a. .
Grapes Catawba,51b basket.. ..... .20 of this business
Pines,crate ...................... ...50 city to do at a -"
Lemons, Messina,box.............o.. 3.00 minimum cost, dispensing with drayage 300 ACRES IN NURSERY. ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS. 38TH YEAR. \
English Peas,dried bu.... ........., 1reaDUU. and transfer charges, and concentrating
,beat brand.................. 04 to.04*' those interests hi'a new solid block of '
' ? Cabbage.New York, each .-......... 7H
t fotatoeJ.N. Y. bbl ........ ...t.... 165 stores extending 400 feet along the Broad- FRUIT TREES Specially Adapted to Florida ;
5 barrei lots.......;........ *, 1.60 way front and 100 feet to the rear platform :!
.' Sack..........,............ 1.50 which is located in the St. Louis '
; Oriental Pears Japan Plums on Mariana Stocks Japan Persimmons, Strawberry Plants GrapeVines .,
. '* 15 sack lots.............,.... i.4 N.Y,bbl...... ...... ....... 2.00 !terminal yards of Louisville and Nashville ,etc. Rare Coniierae, Broad Leaved Evergreens, Camelias,50,000 Palms
Peas,black eye bushel............. 1.50 and alongside which the fruit cars = -
brown eye, ._......:..... 1.25 are loaded and unloaded. I 10,000 CAMPHOR
.' .... ...... I
Turnips dar N..Y. bbl .,..:............ 1.10 1.50 The Broadway front of brick and stone and Cinnamon Trees,Roses. The Greenhouse Department is the largest and most complete in the .
Beets ................ :2.00 three stories high, presents a very imposing Southern States. We grow everything in trees and ptant.suited. to Southern horticulture. Catalogue .
tree. Address P. J. BERC! S. Augusta.. Ga. No Agents.
Parsnips ....,...._.... 2.25 There are eighteen
Carrot, .. ............... :2.25 I appearance. ;
Bggs..........i.m..........;.... .-_..f .16 stores or warehouses,each twenty feet in 3 1
width, and along the entire frontage extends FROTSCHERSEED Bradley RedJUld. Eugene B. &d tld. ,J

VEGETABLES-AND POULTRY. a twenty foot covered way of glass RICHARD ESTABLISHED 1871. J....
and iron with chutes to cellars -
Corrected Davis&/Robinson.
Yellow Yams bush.by, .......,.,?.....:... .40 under each store. Platforms in the rear CO., (Limited.) REDFIELD. & SON, ._
Sweet ..:......; ........... .30 to .40 extend ten feet to the cars, and there are Founded by Richard Frotscher,in 1865. -
Potatoes, bbl.................. 1.50 likewise chutes from the rear platform to Incorporated April U,1896. Commission MerchantsAND ;
Lettuce,doz........... ................ .15 to .25 _
Celery ................ ........-- .soto .40 the basement. Each store is providedwith We beg to announce that we have succeeded "yFruit
EggPlants,bbl....................... 1.50102.00 an electric elevator, with safety to the FLOWER, FIELD AND GARDEN -
Tomatoes, crates .__.................lo5oto2.oo gates working automatically on each SEED business established by the late
Sweet Pepper bu ..-.............._..75 to i.oo floor. and facilitiesare Richard Frotscher at the old original stand Auctioneers :t
Green Beans,crate.............- .... .75 to 2.00 Telegraph telephone 521-635 Dumaine Street.
Green peas,crate ..... ............... 1.50 likewise provided, and each store is
Turnipsbunch....".......... ....... .0310.06, fitted with every modern convenience.It :Messrs. J. A.Schalck,a member of our firm 141 Dock Strtet, Philadelphia,Pa. .
each................ ...... and the old force of'clerks., with Mr. Louis
: to
Pumpkins, .05 .10
Kersnaws, each... ......... ......... .03 to .10 will be a pleasure to the fruit and pro- Sleber at the bead all for many years in the We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetable, A
Parsley per do*.bunches......?_. .20 to .25 duce men to do business with such surroundings -: employ of Mr.Frotscher,are associated with either at private sale(which baa heretofore been .
Green onions,per doz.bunches....... .25 and the facilities now offered, our custom)or by the auction system (recently
Pepper hot.bushel,.................... ,7'. it is will advancethe us.Our stock is the largest and most completein .-J
expected, materially added to our business)as you may desire.
well cured lb--
Sage : .25 the Bouts composed of the best varieties
.....--.--.....-...... 30 fruit and produce interests ofthsgreat of seed, VITALITY and MERIT carefully
Roosters...***.*.* ......__.w..* .25 market. tested. .
Half grown,..._...._................ .15 to .20 The buildings are now ready for'occu- BRASS BAND
Turkeys per pound,gross....'......- ..08Ducka. We are prepared to promptly execute all
...._.__.......... ........... ..25 to .30 and it is understood that the Louisville orders for NURSERY STOCK.. GRASSES Instrument,Dram,Uniform,Equipment .
Geese ..................v.....u.u.. .35 and Nashville Company's real estate and FLOWERING BULBS in season. *for B adi and Dram Corp Low :;:
Leeks per des bunches............... .2S Mr.Bradford beseiged with Address all communications to 521-525 Du f'l'tpriceunfquot F'DeCat&lor.O' >
Radishes,per doz.....................No demand agent, maine street, New Orleans. Illustration..iatr.dfree Music&Instrnct'nB for Amateur; ft gin's Bind nlD'i. :1
Cucumberscrate................q..... 2.00 applications from Third Street. merchantswho I.YO IIP.ALT, :!
Spinach, bushel ................. None. desire to move in. Order from R. Frotscher, Mamia.of 96. [.....1....M.a a4 WiHttk AT -,Ws.*,& /
Cabbage Florida scarce.-.'-..'...... None
Salsify per dozen bunches.......... None .
Beans,quart.......... ........ .I0 t0 124 i-""
Florida Honey pound section........... .10, F. O. & P. SHORT LINE.

......- QUICK WORK t tID
Resumption of the Elegant Vesti- ,

The Advantage of Seedless Varieties buled Train, the Cincinnati selling and paying for Fruits and Veg'
in Citrus Fruits.. for them5.1 etables shipped to us is our motto. W8 ---i
p and Florida Limited,witha I them, plant GIVE GOODS BENT US BY GROWERS i
It is a well known fact that the absence Sched- get FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
Quicker them. They are the BUY OURSELVES. They are protected '
of seeds reduces the amount of
standard seeds by our 40 years experience without default
ule Than Ever every-
"rag" the interior of the skin becomes the ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standing
thinner the juiciness increases,the flavor On the 8th of November, the Florida ? where; sown in the by world., and financial stability which any bank or
improves,the fruit retains all of it's good Central& Peninsular K.R.,in connection largest planters 60 feet merchants having mercantile: reports can
Whether you plant square verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR
qualities in an enlarged degree. It requires with the Southern Railway, and the T of ground or W acres, you should METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
less than one-half the fertilizer to Queen & Crescent, intend to resume the have Ferry's Seed Annual for'96. : your name for our quotations. Stencil and
I grow the fruit that does not sustain the Cincinnati and Floriua Limited the train The men most and valuable gardeners book ever for given far cards free. letters promptly answered.

seeds. The fruit can remain longer upon .cgaSistSsg of baggage, mail and express, away. Mailed free. FRENCH & CO
the tree, or in storage, when they have passenger coaches and sleepers all vesti- D. H. FERRY A CO.. ,

no seeds to germinate. buled. It is.a very elegant train and absolutely Detroit,Mich.f .. 116 Warren St,, New York.
Take into consideration: before plantingthat the quickest train that runs to
the Marsh Pomelo Jopoa Late Orange Florida. This season it is proposed to ESTABtlSHBD 1855. '
the time to 24 hours and 20 min
Sal uma orange; Tahiti lime and shorten :
Eureka lemon are seedless* and have utes from Cincinnati to Jacksonville, and f NFORATION I

passed beyond the range of experiment. to 24-hours and 10 minutes from Jacksonville Worth It's Weight In GO L O!
(X M. Harsh to Cincinnati. The train will leave .
The Lakeland Kureenes. For,.our name and addreIa on a postal card .e1rnlteU.o1lhoW' worth for 10c.
proprietor Lakeland,Fla. have trees and Cincinnati at 8:30 a. m. and reach Jack- to lDakethe best wire fence ,
buTiVatrona t.lot WutraW-k tam. w.
sonville at 8:50 next It will leave onfeartru Kira a$100 UF&IBT U le2ltrIt
bud:wood in any quantity for sale. Send a. m. gtightaUheactual wholesale cort ol .. _
berI. iJd IJ
for description prices, as per advertisement Jacksonville at 7]\,m.,and arrive at Cincinnati R tse man, .Bros., B RidgevHIe. .Ind.._ A6 '!,'
the '- -__. >_ t&fta", J..h'LL
in another column. at 7:10 next p. m. H _

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Non-Consumption. to i will restore confidence and make cade of extension of railways and;I II

:. .. For the past two or three years the bu. mess hum. If we thought so we building of palace hotels and the discovery -I' An Echo From Sliiloh. '.

,mass of the families of the United would urge'our readers to vote for free of phosphate, and the plantingof ;

States have been seeking to reduce silver coinage even though it gave the orange groves by eastern capitalists County Treasurer Utterback Recalls .

expenses-to see on how little they silver producers a hundred per cent; which enormously increased the taxable His Experience on.the '

could live. With some it was compulsory profit more than they now get. We property of the State without any!, Battlefield '

are.neither. partizans nor financiers.Our general distribution thereof its I .
with of '
. some a pru- among
, ; (From the Nonpareir;,Council Bluffs, la.)
dence, and witrrsome a desire to accumulate -i observation has been that prosperity people, or an indication of increase of
in a nation Depends upon a population, and future 'progress will County Treasurer A. Utterback, of
money. i i Glenwood, la., has long been one of the
confidence that comes from stability be at a standstill without! due encour.
This non-use of or consumption leading citizens of Hills County, and. ;
of what the farmer and trucker and in its currency, and its political economy agement of immigrants and capital to since the days of his service for the Union :

..horticulturist have has made and that as a general rule there occupy the land. Those who ,have cause has labored industriously at his

hard times for the farmers.grown On theother can be no prosperity for the mechanic, come and spent their money and labor home in Rawls township, with the result
the farmer, the laborer in the United have left by thousands because that he has not only surrounded himselfwith
hand the non-use by the farmer and perse- almost all the comforts heart could 1
States, without the prosperity of the cuted by the owners of,razorback nags
laborer of what the manufacturer has wish, but has grown into the esteem of
wrought has shut dawn the factory, manufacturer, and that the greater and range cattle, backed up by a short. his fellow men. His popularity and stand ,:

thrown the operative or mechanic out the consumption, and the means of sighted legislature which} made crimi-- ing, therefore made his election to the i

.. 'of employ and destroyed his abilityto consumption the greater the prosperity nals of settlers who would protect Dounty.Treasurerabip. easy. His work) as "
of all classes and conditions. Letus their proper by municipal ordinancesand County Treasurer, however, was confin 4
purchase and hence to consume. ing. Coming as he did from aid active _
There are in the United States some look before we leap. Investigate declarations that property own- outdoor l life on the farm to the close. and :
before we vote.-Southern Ruralist. ers had no rights that cattle and hog confining duties of the treasurer's office !r
fifteen million of families of five
persons .
owners need respect. he quickly began.to run down in health
each. Let us suppose, what is in The South's Relative Gain In the Last Those who made for to visibly fail in strength and energy. .
% all probability a fact, that on an aver Decade. crops export The DeputyTreasurer Mr. Lon Sawyer, ..-
} age each of these families have reduced under these adverse. circumstanceshave is great believer in the efficacy of Dr.
. their family for food The increase in population in the come in contact with the octopusof Wilfiams' Pink Pills His constant advice

and clothing ten cents expenses a day or seventy South, says the New York Sun, in the excessive transportation' exaction: to his employer, Mr. Utterback was .
decade of 1880-90 was large, but the and in many cases of fraudulent com to the effect that he should use these
cents week or $36.50 a
a year. increase in wealth still pills. Finally Mr. Utterback consented,
aggregate was mission agencies the 1 has
Some families have not reduced, their and result and now after using several boxes he is :;
larger, so that'the per capita increase been the abandonment of thousands of
expenses that much and some have able to make the following statement to :<
reduced them many times that sum, so was remarkably large in proportion to acres once covered with flourishing or your correspondent: ;

,._ that we may consider that reduction the showing by the census of 1870. chards and gardens. "$ave I used Pink Pills? .Yes, sir, andI 1

minimum average. :Meanwhile the great and wealthystates It is in the power of the incoming shall continue to use them just so long ;
as they benefit me as they do now. It is ?
of the
east though they gained
legislature to correct two of these
Now let us see how this reduction pros rarely that I use proprietary medicines, \
enormously in wealth, increased also perity destroying features and if it is F
.'Of> expenses works A reduced ex but my deputy was so enthusiastic over %
penditure of ten cents a day by each very rapidly in population, so that done the way will be open for a grand this particular medicine that I consentedto

family takes that much out of their percentage of gain per capita was forward movement along all lines of try it, and I can assure you the benefit
money often less than that in and less has been great '
poorer progress Until then it will be only
circulation and in week
; a seventy '''I was a member of Company F 15th
states of theSouth.. Massachusetts
cents. What, if it does? you ask. partial and sectional. -So" Ruralist. Iowa Infantry, and saw my first day's.
has for decadesled
Wnat difference does that make? Let ,which some r .fa. service in the battle of Shiloh. The cam
us see. In.a It Is $36.50, and in the Union in per capita wealth Mr. John Gilman has secured a paign before Corinth and later. the Siege
{S fifteen million year families five hundred gained only about 8j U per cen: 'duroing license from. the,State to plant oystersin of Vicksburg were important events in .
the last decade, while Mississippi front of his home, at Blake. He the service as seen by our company, and "
and million five hundred
a fifty seven as can readily imagine, we were ',
gained about cent ,Georgia, has 700 bushels planted at the you .
thousand dollars that would. otherwise 23 per ; 35 present greatly exposed and at times but poorly !
have circulated per cent; Tennessee more than 45 and time, and will extend the bed until cared for during'those awful days. In ,j

Y i Florida over 104 per cent. Even he has,nine acres planted Mr.' Gill- 'my case, army diarrhoea. was the result. .
,Hold I Do you say?. 'That is 'no North Carolina gained nearly x63 man was brought up,in the oyster business It has been the burden of my life for -

fair statement of the case. The rily' per cent in per capita wealth, and and can relate their history from j over thirty years, but at last have found '

money withheld is the .one, week's expenses South Carolina,nearly 32 per cent. spawning to the full grown oyster something to conquer i it. The Pink Pills
cents which would be are a success in my case, as I have no
= ten million seventy five hundred thousand dol New York, meanwhile, gained less Daytona. Gazette-News. doubt they will be with all who will use
than 12 per cent in per capita wealth; them.
+ -- lars. Does it make difference
any New Hampshire less than 18 per cent, Tlie fruits ripe and growing to perk The reporter afterwards called upon
whether* it was the money last weejc} Pennsylvania less than cent fection here are' the guava and alligator \V m. Skillicorn,the popular druggist,and
i. 'used and that has served its 29 per from him gained the information that
purposeor The former'wnich is a small]'
and Rhode Island less than i per cent, pear. Dr.Villiaws' Pink Pills have reached
a new cents a week or ten
seventy bush in the counties of the State
while New Jersey showed an actual ? upper most surprising sale in this community."But .
million five hundred thousand dollars
per capita loss of nearly one-half of i here becomes a tree more than twenty of all the cures," said the pharmacist
: drawn from the bank To make cent. The only Southern state to feet high bearing bushels of fruit "that of Treasurer Utterback is the
f- plenty it has to be used and most remarkable and at the time
money show loss of wealth There.is a factory at Cocoanut Grove same ,
the products it, buys have to be consumed a per capita was for making preserves and jellies from the most gratifying.."
Maryland.Parts Dr. William/ Pink Pills for Palo People

and renewal of demandfor
a a the a full description of whichwe
of the middle West increased guava, to The
are now given public as an unfailing
for products and money to buy it with. little in per capita wealth., Iowa, for hope to give our readers at some. blood builder and nerve restorer,
It makes little difference whether there example gained only { cent future time.-Biscayne Bay :Monthly. i curing all forms of weakness arising froma
lOt ,
{ is $24 per capita or: $24,000 unless *.'"' i watery condition of the blood or shattered
but this than the of
there is a demand 'for it-unless it is was more gain I have seen in! the News at various nerves. The pills are sold by all
Massachusetts. Ohio gained a small dealers, or will be sent post paid on receipt
kept in circulation.; Ten dollars per times mention of it would to
crops pay
fraction over i per cent, and,Illinois ofj>rice, 50 cents a box or six boxes
capita if kept in circulation by employment produce on Florida soil. Let here
lost nearly 40 per cent, so that her per me for $ .50 (they are never sold in bulk orbr
of l labor will make money a 'I capita wealth was less than in 1860 make a statement in such connection.Our the 100)), by addressing Dr. Williams'Medicine

t good deal more plenty than $24 per Wisconsin and Missouri farm is located about nine miles Company>> Scheneetady, N. Y.

capita, in bank vaults or hid,away in showed substantial, Michigan gains, as did Arkansas northwest of Pensacola, three miles .. .

old_stockings. and Tennessee. west of Olive. It is all sand. It had Is there any reason why official salaries
A restored confidence that employ Kentucky been an oak thicket. On one-third of and taxes should not be reduced to the
Rapidly as population grew in the two-thirds basis of farm and all other -
labor at sets the wheels of it
good okra
wages, an acre we planted and it
far Wtst it seldom outstripped the in. products?
in our shops and manufactories netted The is .
going us $150. vegetable
crease in wealth so far as to reduce lEvery mechanic employed in a new
an increase of ten, twenty or even of cultivation, needing' but two plow-'
i the per capita wealth of any state. manufactory, or an idle one started up
fifty cents more a day for consump- Washington gained nearly no ings; the grass anoV weeds to be kept makes from one to five consumers of the .

tion,giving circulation to the hundreds' cent in capita wealth Colorado per: down by a hoe.-Pensacola Nefrs. tOne farmer's products. Legislation that will ,
of f millions of money now hid away in' per ; M *. restore confidence will start up the man
gained 4034 per cent, Oregon, 76 percent ufactories. .
secret places or bank vaults is what thousand trees of different varieties :
California, 35 4 cent, and
we want for distribution among the If you have never had a strawberry
'.- Our readers should consider well Utah over 190 per cent. homesteaders on the Perrine grant patch in pouf garden arrange to plant one .

'the-causes of f this loss of confidence, The above is a very creditable shbw- were shipped to Cutler last week. The this fall, and enjoy the luxury of ripe

and-what will restore it. Four years ing for the. South, and a remarkableone varieties consist of camphor, vanilla, strawberries in but the spring. They are not
only a luxury, a necessity to health.
for Florida and it is unfortunatethat
ago we were told that a change from colanut, cinchona and cinnamon. The -
protection to tariff reform was what the State has not kept pace in trees were sent for distribution! by the In December, this year, set out a taw
shade trees about the 110U80. The
the nation needed. Now, that a population with her: per capita wealth.The land department of. the Florida EastCoast oak grows quickly, and will rejoice w y*ui.r

change Co free coinage of silver at 16 decade of 1880-90 was the de. Railway. .. self. and your ch. ren's children
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