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: November 14, 1896
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
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System ID: UF00055765:00102
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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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JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER 14, 1896. Whole No. 1449 'V NEW I 8ERIK8( No. 46
8. Power., Editor, .

R' I tThe Largest Fruit Growers THE |$96-'9] PLANTING SEASON IS AT HAND !!

the Best Varieties and the<
sow is THE TIME TO

Investigation into the Requirements of Florida Orchards.
/ ACES We shipped more peaches from our own orchards this
season than all other growers in this section combine 15 Y ears ( Experimenting in the Growth of Florida Fruits.
FRFlGI and made big MONEY at it. Experience in the Production of Trees for Florida Planting.

BUy Satsuma on Trifoliata Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock.
a N WHO>>

Everything for the South. I Over 300 Varieties of Fruits and Ornamentals

Peach, Plum, Pear, Persimmon, Citrus Fruits, Grapes,, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Citrus Fruits, Kaki, Nuts,

Nuts, Ornamentals, Roses, Etc., Etc., Etc.
350 Varieties. A MILLION and a half trees. Over aoo acres Grapes, Roses, Etc., Etc.

No BETTER stock to select from.New None Photographic so LA11GE.Views, Free en W NO AGENTS. Catalogue free. Estimates Furnished. Correspondence Solicited.
New Catalogue with over. 60 Illustrations 26



Successors to W. D. Griffing. Fla


W. W. HAWKINS & SONS We handle no Commission Seed but receive direct from such well-known*: Seed

Arc offering a Choice Lot of the Best Varieties of Orange Trees for the season of 1800-97.) low Growers as Ely, Landreth, Buist, Henderson, Livingston, etc.
All of our Nursery Stock is six years old with one and two year buds. All Pkg. Oz. X lb. lb.
and from Bearing trees. CabbaJe-Buist.sFloridalleader.......................... .. .........5 .20 00' %.00
Cauliflower Henderson's Snowball ................ ........ 25 $250 '6.00 2000
* VARIETIES GUARANTEED TRUE TO NAME. * ()nlou- crmuda- lied.......................................... ....... 5 I 20 40 1.00
will the most successful. Prices Low. Onlon-Uermuda White...... .............................. .. I 5 20 flO 1.M
Early Send postal Selections for Descriptive and Early Planting catalogue toW. prove Tomato-Livingstons. Any variety... .............. .......... I 5 20 50 1.75
Georgetown Fh Write for price list. BURTON K. RAKRS.
Jacksonville, Fla.

The milmaukeeFlomda Orange Co.,, .-

Offers to the public this season the finest Citrus Nursery Trees grown in an experienceof
thirteen consecutive years. The stock is largo and includes the following widely ,
Mandarin, Parson Brown,
viz Satsuma
known and thoroughly approved varieties :
lioono's Early and Centennial. Jatfa, Majorca Ruby Blood,Stark's or Enterprise Seedless f -+. + .+. BUDDING WOOD. *.*
l ,Pineapple Homosassa and Tangerine. .Tardiff and King Duncan and Marsh Seedless -
Grapefruit. Seedless Villa Franca Lemon (matchless). Oblong Kumquat(superiorto Trifoliata Stock, (One, Two and Three Years,) Pears, Peaches, Plums: Figs. !

the round). Budwood at all times. Prices reasonable. Prompt attention to cor Camellias, Japonicas, Imported Plants, Fine Budded Roses, Etc.
respondents. Address all communications and make all remittances)payable toMilwaukee
The Best of Stock. Proper Treatment. Low Prices.

Florida Orange Co.,, SUMMIT NUR9IdiI tIIC 3.

DUNEDIN, FLA. Monticello,Fla.
in Florida. Money making Early Peaches. A full Hue of Pears and
From the choicest trees SOMERS BROTHER & CO.
four months. ,
Plums. Delicious Celestial Figs. Mulberries that bear --s Largestand
Fruits and' Produce
Trifoliata stocks one two and throe years old. All stock clean and healthy. Send for interesting Most
Receive and Bell in car toad Jots and amaller 1
catalogue. OLD RELIABLE ARCADIA NURSERIES, quantity,all Producu. of the Orchard.Garden
Jairy.Hennery and arm. "
J. H. GIRARDEAU, Prop., Monticello, Fla Send for oar little book."SaggeBdons to Shipper."fillet Complete
BeporU,Special References,gteoelli,etc.,all free. '
Inquiries and Correspondence Invited. Establishment-


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Our stock of this popular variety will be ready for delivery by October 1St. Beware of spurious --- South.
Italian and California stock sold by northern houses at>f 2 to $2.50 per pound. R' Send for CATALOGUE Annual Descriptive .

4; newly issued and revised. Geo. S. Hacker & Son
OUR SEED ARE GENUINE.Both .. It contains everything ,
5 needed by the Horticulturist Manufacturers of
Varieties,White and Red Packet scents; J$ oz.15 cents; i oz; 25 cents; %lb.85 cents; c" f PLANTS and and plant-lover.TREES for BUILDING MATERIAL,

i Ib. '3.00 post paid. Orchard,Window, Lawn CHARLESTON. S. C,
j J' or Greenhouse. Largest
o' collection to select from Purchase our makes which we guarantee .
H.- G. HASTINGS: ,& CO., SEEDSMEN, in the South. superior money. to any' sold South,and thereby save

Catalogue fre 'on Application.t .


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L Direct from Factory at Wholesale Prices. 30 per cent.saved.
MIND I _1 Guaranteed two years. Write at once for new beautifully Illustrated
Notice is hereby given of the intention of 7 page Catalogue snowing latest styles in large variety.from a$10 to E
the undersigned to to his "1"flr.de. X' the most stylish carriage. Prices In plain figures. Testimonials from J7.
f MORALS. apply Excellency, $!! every state. Highest awards at Worlds Fair and Atlanta Exposition. x)10
i Henry L. Mitchell, Governor of the State of Write to-day. CftUlogi [ne. ALLIANCE CAKBIAQE CO., MS But Coirt Strut, Ciici&iatl,0110.
Florida for Letters Patent on the following
FREE TUITION. proposed Articles of Incorporation of the
COMPANY Jacksonville, Florida in pursuance -
The of Section 2125 of the Revised Statutesof
thereto.the State of Florida and the amendments NOW READY FOR FALL PLANTING.We .

Dated at Jacksonville, Fla., this. the third
Florida day of November A. D 1696.HAROLD have a limited supply of fine budded orange trees 1 year old on sour

WESTON and trifoliate stock, 3 years old (budded low). All our nursery stock having

. Agricultural ERNEST H.G.ZARING.PHINNEY.JOHN been banked last winter. Trees are now in thrifty condition.

Following varieties guaranteed true to name:

: Is supported by grants from the National OF IPRPORJTION TANGERINE, IIOMOSASSSA. SATSUMA\ ,
Government. All tuition free to all students and GRAPE FRUIT.

I from Women Florida.board with Open families to males in and town.females.Men OF THE cents A few each.hundred fine trees of the true Pineapple Orange. Size of buds 3 to 4 feet. Price,SO and 75

'; board at College Mess Hall for $10.00 per ATLANTIC COAST & EXPORT LUMBER
;- month. A most healthy location. College BUDWOOD.
E ; surgeon attends all students free of charge. COMPANY.
:; Military discipline under a graduate of West Can furnish Budwood of all the above named varieties for fall budding. Prices will be reduced
< t Point. Four courses of instruction,-Agricultural in October on some varieties. For full particulars,
Mechanical, Latin Scientific and The undersigned do hereby propose to associate addressHASTINGS & WYLIE,
Women's. Superior equipment in Labora themselves together for the purpose of
$' tories. Gives degrees of B.8.and A. B. Busmess being incorporated under and by virtue of Interlachen, Fla.15,00D .
Course giving free instruction in Pen the laws of Florida,and adopt the followingas
F manshi Book Keeping,Business Law, Short the proposed charter.
i : Hand, Type Writing and Telegraphy. Fall
{, Term opens Monday,Oct.5th.1896. For cata- ARTICLE I.
logues giving full information address, The name of this corporation shall be the BUDDED
and principal place of business -
t: Lake City, Fla. shall be in the City of Jacksonville in the
State of Florida. All the choicest varieties of citrus fruit on sour or wild lemon

I', ARTICLE II. roots, grown on high, loose, scrub hickory and spruce ridge land.
it The business to be conducted by this cor- Also strawberry plants of newest varieties and full line of
poration shall be the buying, selling and a tropicaland
shipping of lumber and timber of all kinds. semitropical fruit and ornamental trees and flowering plants.

ARTICLE III. Catalogue on application.
The amount of Capital Stock of this corpor-
.. ation shall be Fifty Thousand Dollars, to be
tR'Iff.r divided into five hundred shares of one hun- JOHN B. BEACH Indian River Nurseries
Election What ? dred dollars each, twenty-five thousand dol- ,
lars of which shall be paid upon the issuance (Established 1886.)
Why look after your fences,of coarse and prepare of Letters Patent by the transfer to said corporation
for the good times coming. There will yet be time of the lumber business now owned WEST PALM
to erect a string of Page and watch itRiveond take and conducted by the firm of 11. Weston & FLA.
through the winter. Co., including machinery, lumber, crossties -
PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,AdrianMichands ,contracts,accounts notes and all other -
assets of every kind and description belong
ing to said firm or appertaining to said buss
ness. The remainder of said capital stock to JOHN L. MARVIN, JUDGE R. B. ARCHIBALD,
) be issued at such time as may be determined President. Vice President.
loridapypPB by the Board of Directors and paid for in i H. T. BAYA, THOS. W. CONRAD
'v cash at its par value. Cashier. Assistant Cashier.

The term of this corporation shall begin i
Orangesorts with the issuance of the Letters Patent and '
(.9 continue for twenty-five years.ARTICLE V. THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK,

The business of this corporation shall be JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA
conducted by a President,a Treasurer and a
Secretary and a Board of three Directors. Respectfully solicits your Deposits,Colleetiol1s; and General
investments The Stockholders shall meet on the first Business.
Monday in January,A. D. 1897 and annually) Banking
thereafter,at their General ollice in the Cityof -
:Developments Jacksonville] and State of Florida,and elect
a Hoard President of three, a Treasurer Directors., a Secretary and a Depositors offered every facility: which their balances -

I Attractions Until the first annual election tho businessof business and responsibility warrant.
1. the corporation shall be conducted by Harold -
cs AddreSS Weston as President, Ernest G. Phinney
C as Treasurerand John H. Zaring as Secretary, RENT FROM $5.00
G. D. ACKERLY, and by said Harold Weston Ernest G. Phin PER YEAR UP.
ney and John H. Zaring as Directors. ,
.: CCUCRAL -- -

j T'n TROICAl Tfm JNX:J( LYE! : The highest amount of indebtedness to DIRECTORS.
:t) <:q which this corporation may at any time sub John L. Marvin, Church Anderson, Chas. Marvin,
UN* J." "' ." .4 ject itself, shall be fifty thousand dollars. H. T. Baya W. M. Davidson, Judge R. B.Archibald'
ARTICLE VII. Dr. H. Robinson.

MAGH** The name and residences of the corporatorswho .-,
AIR are subscribers hereto,are as follows:

A SO LINE HAROLD WESTON, Waltham, Mass.ERNESTG.PIIINNEYJacksonvilieFla.. A writer who has observed ducks

AURORA .iu.\ CHICAGO--JAttAS4tKXiXa: : JOHN II. ZARING,Jacksonville, Fla. QUICK WORK states that when they first begin to lay

early in the winter, they lay perhapsone
State of Florida J .,. In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables
fs rss County of Duval. j shipped to us is our motto. WK egg per week, and those eggs are

Personally appeared before me, a Notary GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS almost wholly infertile. As the season
I for said County and State, Har-
old Weston, Ernest G. Phinney and John II. BUY OURSELVES. They are protectedby advances the egg tide increases,
Zaring, who,each for himself,acknowledged our 40 years experience without defaulting and the fertility also until
1k that he is a subscriber to the capital stock of a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand they are
for thlni- the ATLANTIC COAST &; EXPORT LUMBER financial stability which any bank or producing very nearly an egg a day
.4 Iget them, plant COMPANY and that he subscribed his name to merchants having mercantile reports can
I Jtheni. the the foregoing proposed articles of incorporation verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR apiece, and those eggs will run as
S standard They seeds are of said company.IN METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send many as 90 per cent fertile. This high
for Stencil and
every- your name our quotations.
WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereuntoset tide lasts but short time and then
where; sown by the my hand and affixed my official seal cards free. Letters promptly answered. a ,

largest planters in the world. at Jacksonville, Fla., this the Third begins to fall again, the eggs gradu
WheMier you plant 50 square feet day of November,A. D.,1896. : FRENCH & CO., ally growing fewer and the
of ground or 50 acres, you should, [Seal] HENRY C. GOODELL, percentageof
have Ferry'n Seed Annual for 1)6. Notary Public. 116 Warren St., New York. fertile eggs fewer, until July or
The most valuable book for farmers
August when it will have practically
and gardeners ever given ESTABLISHED 1855. ,
away. Mailed free. ceased.-Poultry Keeper.
D. M. FERRY A CO, H. F. Dutton & Co. have 800 balesof

Detroit,Mlclu, cotton piled up near their gins --__ =...-

awaiting shipment. In addition to this R. F. Rigdon, of Peniel, one of the

there is a large amount of seed cottonto BRASS BAND largest strawberry growers near Palat-
The Plant System has raised be Instrument,Drams,Uniforms,Equip.menteforBsndeandihnmcorpa. .
the ginned. Mr. Robinson
reports I Low. ka, completed today an order for 256
": rates on oranges from the :Manatee that cotton is coming in freely and I ert prices ever quoted. Fine C ttlojr,400 This
r__\1 Illustrations,wai'M/rw; it girt Bind 000 strawberry plants. the
river to Jacksonville from 25 up to 34 that what is coming now is of good Music A Inst ruct'DS for Amateur B nds. argest order that has been filled here
cents, an increase of 9 cents. quality.-Gainesville Sun. :.r.idjuu 8t8.u

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Grove $4 Orchard.BANKING ness. I have had no trouble from wood to 1,100 a day. December 1st is We usually bank our trees latter
lice. Early dormant budding this year early enough to bank in this county, part of November, and where sproutsare
has been unsatisfactory, owing to the except in low land, then November tender or dormant buds, it is betterto
ORANGE SPROUTS. hot weather. E. S. HUBBARD. 10 to 15. Have had no trouble with have soil that comes directly in contact
Federal Point, Fla. wood lice. Stumps were cut off with sprouts or buds to be dry,
Valuable Experience in an Impor- My experience in banking is very smoothly at ground and a paste of and find that it will keep so, thus preventing .
tant Matter.A limited, not having done it until last cow dung and sifted clay was appliedto the same from souring, but
few days ago we sent out a num- winter. By it we lost a number of fine stump. A little lime and some with large sprouts this makes no material
ber of postal card inquiries to some of grafts (that would now be bearing) from carbolic acid was added to the paste.C. difference, but prefer dry time
our subscribers in the more exposed wood lice. Banking also seemed to W. Fox. for banking. When you have a large
- districts of the orange belt, asking for aggravate a gum disease, and it required Fruitland Park, Fla., Nov. 5, '96. number of trees to bank" the work
their experience in banking orange nearly the entire summer for When a cold wave is advertisedto maybe partially accomplished by mak-
sprouts,preventing wood lice, dormant the trees to recover. Coal oil (kerosene appear bank six inches or a foot ing a basin about the base, so that a
budding, etc. We give the replies received ) is used now to good advantage, above the buds, and if an exceptionally few shovels full of earth will completethe
up to date: 1 am told, but I have not tried it. We cold locality, bank all plants, but work in case of emergency. Would
will protect many of our trees with after the cold wave has passed force the defer dormant budding as late as pos J
Early in December, last winter, all mulch raked up in the grove, over earth away from the tree or plant sible, that is where trees are thrifty,
my orange sprouts were banked a footor which a mower has been run, hoping just an inch or two, to avoid all fungi to prevent them from starting out."
more above the base. The flat- wood lice will not be so bad as bank and wood lice. If another cold is J. M. CHAFFER,
woods soil here being heavy does not ing. Our experience in dormant budding threatened it is but little labor to press Candler, Fla.I .
slip away like loose sand, and an ad- has not been satisfactory since the the earth back against the plant. A have always banked young trees
mixture of sods or trash assists in keep. freeze, and shall not do much, prefer- good smart man, in a grove where and sprouts December loth to i5th.
ing it in place. When uncovered, ring to wait until next spring. the soil is clean and mellow can bank Have covered the stumps with coal
about the middle of March, the sprouts EDWARD WINTER. up from 500 to 800 trees in a day the tar. Only lost one tree and that was
came out in good condition, except a Stetson, Fla.I first time. Put in dormant buds any near a manure heap. A small grovewas
very few, which were scalded down to know of nothing better than banking time after October i. Sprouts two banked before the great freeze,
an inch or so above the starting point. with earth. We bank in dry weather inches saw off and put in scions.C. and the man had buds to sell in April.
These, of course, had to make a fresh high enough to be sure of bud woodto A. BACON. Dormant buds should be set by
start, and the scalding may have come sprout in case of the severest freeze, "Number Nine," Fla. .December 1st, and when set late in
from close contact with wet and do it and take The with earth is
soggy as late away as ear- banking certainlya the fall the bud will callus but not
soil. :My foreman thought they looked ly as we can, and in that way have protection. I banked a few inches start until spring.If .
best where a little trash was first laid had protection, and no trouble from above the dormant bud last fall. The
around before the earth wa sshoveledup. wood lice. Buds to remain dormant, wood lice did damage, but not ser- the buds are large and the sprouts
For I had been in the habitof thrifty I cut out a piece in the sprout
years where trees are banked, should have ious. makes a great deal of hard
protecting young, low set buds by been in already. It takes longer for work to thoroughly clean away the that may be indicated by two paren-
drawing up loose grass about them, bud to heal in at this time of year,and bank again in the spring. Where thesus thus (Q), cover with wax cloth,
and where the exposed ends were killed the more thoroughly united before the there is a number of sprouts with small and bank above the bud. We have
by frost,the portion below,even though banking the better. trees it would do better. I shall pro. some of the finest fruit trees in this
lightly covered, remained green and F. G. SAMPSON. tect with grass or pine straw this win- section of the State. Method of caringfor
fresh until the freeze of December 29, Boardman, Fla.I ter; think it will answer as well and them. etc., later on it you desire.
1894, which struck through and killed have but little experience in bank- be less danger froom wood lice, Whatever ED. RUM LEV,
everything to the surface of the ground. ing sprouts,but think from what I have is done should be done by December Keuka, Fla.
Most of my stocks, being sour, have seen that the dirt should be dry that is i. A decoction of carbolic In this section sprouts should be
been little troubled by wood lice. put around them. Have not had any acid and water, about a tablespoonfulto banked about November i5th. Have
Any time after the weather turns trouble with wood lice at all, thoughwe eight or ten quarts of water, appliedon always been careful to have no chips or
cooler in September is'suitable for dor- banked a number of trees last sea- the dead wood is a preventive.My trash in bank, and have had very little
mant budding, but buds set in the fall son. We have practiced dormant bud- plan for dormant buds is the trouble with wood lice, except where
do not generally catch as well as those ding for a number of years, and have shield bud set as close to the groundas dirt was left too late in spring. Have
inserted in spring. Last spring the usually begun about the middle of Sep convenient during October, that always considered the money well invested
sprouts were in the best condition for tember and continued until the sap gives them time to heal well, which is when banking young trees or
receiving buds in all my experience.Up went down. Have put buds in the important. GEO. WILLICOMBE. sprout Have very little experiencewith
to July even ihe most tender buds, I first of January and had them do well, DeLeon Springs, Fla. dormant buds, as I prefer bud-
often not more than ten days old, but it was a warm spell.H. Never did any banking except Feb. ding in February and March.A. .
caught on as well as any. After the B. STEVENS. i, 1896, on dormant buds inserted F. WYMAN,
middle of July and in August nearlyall Citra, Fla.Banking October, 1895. This to_ hold them! Archer, Fla.
buds failed. E. H. HART. orange sprouts should be back from starting in spring. Bank- In reply will say that banking or-
Federal Point, November 5. done by December ist,with clean earth ed with earth. Results satisfactory. ange trees was not satisfactory. The
In the winter of 1894-5 I had some taken from just under the first strata of CHAS. W. WHITE. soil is moist, heavy, and it seems to
tender buds protected by mulch,whichwas soil,if there is any. The mineral con- Citra, Fla.I injure the sprouts and roots even of
piled about the trunk,and a bunchwas stituents of earth from deep under the don't think banking orange large trees. In dry lands-it might have
wrapped and tied about the foliageto soil will kill the sprouts if banked sprouts advisable, when it can be i done better. Some parties tied up
shield it from the sun frosty morn around them. The bank should haveas avoided, and would prefer wrappingsof sprouts with cornstalks, holding dry
ings. Although some of these buds small a base as possible to maintainthe hay or straw or moss. Sand or grass well up around sprouts. This
were growing at the tips at the time of height of cone desired; which earth is apt to give trouble from wood seemed to do well. Not troubled
the December freeze, and were nipped should be at least half a dozen leaves lice, and to cause rot in many cases.A with lice, etc. Many dormant buds
somewhat, I lost none. The February above the bud. A small base neither collar of paper, then a banking of killed by the earth heaping.
freezehoweverkilled all to the ground. obstructs air nor moisture to the roots, good clean grass will answer every October has generally been best for
Last winter I and while the least possible is sufficient dormant buds with But like
protected my sprouts : care purpose, unless we had a freeze like us. very
buds by cutting sods about 12 or 15 by against the severest cold. Am 189495.Ve had no cold here to .. early spring budding-as soon as sap
18 inches and banking with the grass not authority on dormant budding.L. test our banking last winter, and hence will allow.'V.
side to the sprouts. I am able to get MONTGOMERY. our work was thrown away, and in B. SHI,
sods from the fact that I do not culti-- Micanopy, Fla. some cases worse than thrown away Hawthorne, Fla,
vate during the summer, and on my I banked 400 bearing trees December for it resulted in injury. I am now No experience in banking.Best .
low pine land get a heavy growth of i with ten shovelfuls of dry earth. speaking of banking with sand, as way I have found to prevent
crab and maiden cane also in some Trees were budded low. All but one clear sand as could be gotten hold of. wood lice is to leave no deadwood on
places. This winter I shall protect of the buds were saved. Stock was It seems to me that any section of the or about trees. When old stumps are
sprouts by piling a mixture of mulch, rough lemon. Seven thousand other State that would call for such heavy cut off cut into the live wood and care-
dirt and sods about 18 inches high, grove trees were killed to the ground, banking as I have seen advocated, fully waxed over with a good grafting.
which is sufficient for any but a Feb- eight per cent on sweet and some would be a dangerous section in whichto wax, this will heal over quicker and
ruary, '95, freeze. Another like it in stocks were killed outright. By all put money in an orange grove.E. better than paint, or coal tar.
the next five years would leave very means I would recommend banking.Two P. PORCHER, Gen'l.! Agt. Do our dormant budding as late as
few men in the orange growing busi men with shovels can bank 1,000 Cocoa, Fla., Nov. 5, '96. possible, some not done yet; in prac.r -



tically the same way as summer bud- vocated the theory of crossfertilization of chemistry in that direction, went apparent that, with this variety and
ding, but do not lop trees until buds or hybridizing, for the improving into the grape-fruit wine business- this stock, orange culture is entirely
start in spring. I I I of new varieties of fruit. This may generally making an article of wine feasible much farther north, and in
C. IRVING PAGE, seem adverse to the former theory, that was far from being a complimentto colder locations, than with other varieties .
Auburndale, Fla. but it does not differ materially,as the the superior wine-making qualities and other stocks.A. .
Your postal card of recent date ret blossoms have to be fertilized, either of the grapefruit.In H. MANVILLE.The .
ceived, replying to same will say that !by nature or bees or by artificial Tarpon Springs, however, for Satsuma thrives equally as well
while I have had some experience in means-hybridizing. Professor Lind- several years past, there has grown an on trifoliata (the native Japan) and the
banking orange sprouts, also dormant ley says: "If the pistils of one speciesbe increasing demand for Prof. Smeltz's sweet orange stock; also on the rough
budding I do not feel as though I am fertilized by the pollen of another grape-fruit wine, the Northern tourists lemon, but it is not so hardy as the
well enough posted to give an intelli-- species, which may take place in the at our hotels not only using it while other two. It is one of the most pop-
gent opinion. same genus, or if two distinct varietiesof here, but taking it with!) them on their ular early oranges, ripening in Octoberand
x E. H. :MOTE, the same species be in like manner return North. Prof. Smeltz, althougha November, and always brings
Leesburg, Fla. % intermixed, the seed which results native German, and thoroughly informed good prices.
I am greatly pleased with the plan from the operation will be intermediate in all the methods of grape The trees may be set more closelysay -
y that I mentioned last fall in the Farmer between its parents, partaking of wine-making in his own country, began twenty feet apart-as they do not
4 and Fruit Grower, of budding the qualities of both." ten years ago in our infant townto grow as large as most varieties.On .
ti sprouts from the opposite sides of the The selecting of seed has undoubt- : experiment as to the best methodsof trifoliata stock it may be grownin
stump, as the bud not only grows edly proved the better in producing making a first-class grape-fruit wine.For a latitude where other oranges
much more rapidly but it is so firmly larger fruit and bringing it into bear- several years the result of his would be a failure.
braced that I have not lost a single ing sooner, but cross-breeding givesone experiments was such that not a gal- 4-
bud with the storms, while some that the privilege of producing fruit to lon of the wine was put on the market, The sale of cotton seed in this coun-
were not budded in but were staked his own ideal, which was practiced by although his friends who drank it pro- try has taken a boom this year never
and tied were snapped off stake and Professor Knight to quite a degree of nounced it very good, and thought he attained before. This i is due to the
: all. success. was wasting a good deal of valuable fact that the farmers are holding all
Another thing-shall we bank our The Bartlett pear, a seedling froman time and a lot of good material. they have and are trying to get all
buds?* I lost a great many last sea- unknown variety, originated in The professor says that the grape- they can preparatory to planting next
son that were banked, while some the year 1770. It was brought to fruit contains many different qualitiesin year's tobacco crop, as the seed are
sprouts and buds that were not banked Massachusetts and cultivated by its various parts-rind, pulp, seeds, recognized to be invaluable as a fertilizer -
came through all right. Many that Enoch Bartlett; hence its name. juice, etc., and with the intelligentwine for the weed. As we have
were banked were killed at the top of The Kieffer is a seedling from Sha chemist the line of success lies stated before, Gadsden's output prom-
the bank, and the frozen sap seemedto Lea (Chinese sand pear), supposed to in selecting and proportioning these ises to be larger than ever next year,
go down turning the bark black and have been fertilized by the Bartlett. various parts of the grapefruit, rather and for some time past the Owl CigarCo.
slimy, while the top from the bank The original tree is in the yard of Pe- than in any special method of fermen ., has been buying seed from the
up remained green all winter with ter Kieffer, Philadelphia, and was tation. A press he never uses. His large cotton districts in the vicinityof
good plump eyes and in the spring I planted in the year 1868. Garber's wines are all handmade, and this is :Madison and Taylor Counties.-
used some for bud wood. Some of Hybrid is also a seedling from the possibly one of the secrets of the won- Quincy Herald.
my larger buds, although not killed, Chinese sand pear. derful brilliancy of his wine. Mr. Francis Trueblood, in a recent
were split several inches up at the top The LeConte is a seedling from For several years past, Prof. Smeltz article appearing in the Gainesville
of the bank and the growth greatly Suet Lea (Chinese snow-pear), sup- has been the manufacturing chemist Sun, writes as follows of the industriesand
checked. So, shall we bank? If so, posed to have been fertilized with and general manager of the Maiepa advantages of Braidentown: "We
would it be better to tear the bank some cultivated variety of Georgia.The Wine company of Tarpon Springs, find here a very busy, stirring town of
down in mild weather several times Duchess, or Duchesse d'An- Fla., who made an exhibit of grape- about 400 people. It is headquartersfor
during the winter for a day or two ? gouleme, was found as a seedling in a fruit wine at the Atlanta and Interna- this country. There are two or
hedge in France near Angers. tional exposition, 1895, with the following -
If we can save our trees through the three other towns inside of two milesof
The Ott is a seedling of the Seckel.It results:
winter the court house. There is
we can begin to ship oranges a big
comes in earlier and faster Soon after all the wine exhihits
next season from these parts. grows trade here, one firm handling over
I have not seen any scale since the but its fruit is nearly the same. were in place, and sampling in order, $100,000 worth of goods per year;
freeze, except a few of the slimy kind, The original Minkler apple tree is a the Maiepa Wine company received another $75,000. There are immense
that never seem to do much harm, seedling which still stands upon the order after order for "your splendid quantities of sweet potatoes handled
and buds and trees look very well for farm of the late Smith G. Minkler, in grape-fruit wine," at ten dollars per here. There were twenty five two-
the care they have had. Nearly every Kendall county, Illinois. dozen (quarts), until not a dozen remained horse wagon loads brought in one day
The original Concord is a for sale at the close of the
one has put up an abundance of hay, recently. They are very fine. A
fodder, etc., to do them for a year. seedling from a wild grape of one of position. Besides this, the professor man with a load the other day told me
WM. L. ORANGE. the eastern states. showed us at that time a letter from they grew on cow pen land, were
Mannville, Fla.Improving. We have learned that by plantingthe Col. D. H. Elliott, Plant System com- planted last October, and he got 450
-..*- seed from the nicest and best fruitwe missioner, in which he quoted the lan- bushels per acre. They are about the
Fruit. may get a much better fruit, and guage of the German wine commis- size of small pumpkins.A .
by cross breeding, which may be accomplished sioners, who said of Maiepa's grape-
Improving fruit has been a theme by growing two trees of fruit wine: "As to purity and general new industry has been started at
for centuries. The theory of Dr. Van I the same species close together, so high qualities, we have not sampled its Winter Haven that has very bright
Mons, of Belgium, is the reproduction that they may fertilize one another, equal." prospects. G. H. Steely and E. V.
of seedlings from seedlings in succession I we may grow fruit of any size, shape, But this is not all. During the past Workman have formed the South Florida
selecting each time those which color or flavor we may desire. Does week Prof. Smeltz received from the Broom Company. The brush and
prove best in the fruit. We have this not suggest to the readers of the directors of the exposition a handsome handles come from St. Louis, which is
learned from experience that seedlings Farm and Fireside that it is their dutyas diploma and a beautiful medal in testimony a great saving in freight over having
always have a tendency to improve, citizens, to do all they can toward of the superior qualities of brooms made up there and shipped to
but they also have another and stronger further improving our fruit, by care- Maiepa company's grape-fruit wine; this place. Some broom-corn seed was
tendency to return to the original, fully selecting seed or hybridizing ? If and the very fact-so unusual at In: planted last winter and again in June.
or wild, state. At the eighth genera- you should not live to enjoy the production ternational expositions-that this is The experiments were very satisfactory. -
tion, in growing from the seed pear, of your labor, remember that "the only medal of this class made The company has finer brush of
Professor Von Mons' seedlings pro. your children, neighbor's children or and given during this exposition"makes its own growing than any it can buy '
duced fruit at four years old, while at''\I:. friends will enjoy that which stands it all the more valuable.-West from the North. The handles, too,
the it 'I can be obtained from Florida forests.
commencement required twelve as a living monument in memory of Coast Truth.
to fifteen years. Therefore, he regarded -|your labors.-S. C. Vaughn in Farm -*.*- -Orlando Star.
this method as the correct one .and Fireside. The Satsuma Orange. An Orange Bend letter in the Eustis
to pursue in the amelioration of varie-I I That the Satsuma is the hardiest or- Lake Region describes a visit to the
ties. He was the originator of the Grape-Fruit Wine. ange known-that the Satsuma will farm of Mr. P. B. Alsobrook, on Es-
Frederic of Wurtemburg, a pear that With the great demand for grape- stand more cold on trifoliata than on meralda island. He found the owner
produces its fruit often in the nurseryat fruit wine, owing to its medicinal and any other stock-is clearly shown by lassoing big hogs out of his herd to be
two years from the bud, while it required -! other delightful qualities, has come the experience of the past ten years.In penned and fed a few weeks on corn,
twelve to fifteen years for the also a great demand for grapefruitwine. the Gulf region the Satsuma stood of which he has 800 or 1,000 bushels.He .
Dix.Thomas :Many persons all over the the freeze of 1895 as well, or better, dispenses an old time, lavish hos-
Andrew Knight, a distinguished I State, with no experience in wine- than other oranges in the orange region pitality for which he has abundantmeans.
horticulturist of England, ad. making, and a very limited knowledge of the Florida peninsula, and it is .

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Entomology.SOME vided into several branches, by group- two sided, with the dorsal blood tube and its respective classes. First, it
ing together animals having a general and ventral nervous cord. Beyondthe should be noted that all animals hav-
............. ...........
- - """"- resemblace to each other. The ar characters just mentioned, the ing a segmented body, bearing jointed
ESSENTIAL FACTS rangement of these branches, as wellas Mollusca do not bear much resem appendages, are members of this exceedingly -
ABOUT INSECTS.I.BY other subdivisions, is made with blance to the Arthropoda. In some large group, which embracesmore
reference to the similarity and dissim- worms, however, we find the body than three-fourths of the animal
ilarity, or in other words, to their segmented into rings as in insects; this kingdom. The first class of the branchis
A. L. QUAINTANCE, M. S. blood relationship. The following with other characters suggests that theyare the Crustacea, represented by the
Florida Agricultural College and Ex scheme will illustrate the arrangementof of somewhat nearer affinity than craw-fish, lobster and crab. These
periment Station, Lake City, Fla. the branches of the animal king- the Mollusca. In fact the difference animals differ quite widely from in-
dom: between a segmented worm and an sects. They breathe by means of
The science of entomology has of From this outline it will be observed arthropod may be said to consist true gills, have two pairs of antennae,
late years become of such importance, that the branch Arthropoda, to which mainly in the absence of jointed legs and there is no distinction betweenthe
both from an economical and scien- insects belong, is the highest of the anti l antennae or feelers in the former. head and thorax. The next classof
tific standpoint that no apology is branches of Invertebrates. Closely While these are great differences froma animals of this branch is the Ara-
necessary in presenting to the readersof associated with the Arthropoda are the zoologist's point of view, yet we chnida. This class is represented by
the FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT branches Mollusca and Vermes, may conclude that the branch Vermesis scorpions, spiders and mites.
GROWER this paper on some of the branches represented by clams and the most nearly related of all These are air-breathing animals,
essentials of entomology. There is a worms respectively; for these animals, branches of the Arthropoda.Let having no antennae, and the head and
marked interest felt in entomological like insects have the body equally us now take up the Arthropoda, the thorax are still indistinguishable.They .
subjects throughout the country gener are provided with four pairs of
.ally. This has doubtless arisen from
VIIIVERTEBRATA.Fishes legs. Members of this class are usu-
the fact of the increasing difficultythat found
,Snakes,Mammals and Man. ally wherever insects abound
is experienced in saving crops and are frequently mistaken for them;
and products from the ravages of in however, there should be no troublein
sects. The clearing up of forests, the distinguishing them, from the fact
destruction oi the food plants of in- that insects have but three pairs of
sects by cultivation, and our improved legs while these animals are providedwith
facilities in transportation, are some of four. But there are some
the factors that have contributed to few exceptions to this last state-
the present state of things. But aside ment. Some small gallmites anda
from this interest in the economicalside VH-ARTHROPODA. -, few others have, duringsome
of entomology, there has been a Crabs, Spiders and Insects. part of their lives, but three
marked increase in the number of pairs. But the absence of antennae
students in purely scientific entomol would serve to separate them in such
ogy. This is doubtless due to the cases as these. The next group of the
fact that the science is becoming much ... arthroped branch is the class ItI yria-
better organized than previously, and VI-MOLL USDA. poda. This class includes the centipedes
the appearance of text books and elementary and millipedes, which are fre-
Clams, Snails, Etc.
treatises has become possi-- quently known as "thousand legged
ble. The science of entomology is worms." These are air-breathing animals
now taught in most of the leading with distinct head, one pair of
universities and colleges throughoutthe antennae and with a body composedof
land. Many high schools are tak many similar segments. There are
ing up the subject, and with great suc- many pairs of legs. Concerning this
cess. Young students find the study group many erroneous ideas prevail as
most fascinating, and the mind train- V-VERMES. to their extent and venom. The mil
ing derived thereby is exceedingly Tape Earth Worms Worms, etc., lipedes are harmless and may be han-
valuable. In no field of nature is dled with impunity. Among the cen
there found better opportunity to be- tipedes there is a number of speciesthat
come acquainted with her interestingand are venomous. The poison glands
wonderful ways. And when we open through the claws of the first
reflect upon the vast loss that is an- pair of legs, which are so bent for-
nually sustained from insect depreda ward that they may function as jaws.In .
tions, the necessity for a more general this State there are some species
knowledge of the habits of insects and whose bite might produce harmful re
remedies against them seems very im I IV-ECHINODER3IA INVER- sults. In the West Indies and South

perative.In Star Fish, Etc. TEBRA! America they become of large size,
these articles the author will at- and their bite has frequently been reported -
tempt to bring out some of the more TES. as fatal.
essential facts concerning insects. The next group is the class Insectaor
Beginning with a brief survey of the I insects. The word insecta comes
animal kingdom, to learn the affinitiesof S from the Latin insectum, which meansto
insects, animals that are frequently III-CELENTERATA cut into pieces. This word ex-
. mistaken for insects will be considered.The Corals,Jelly Fish,Etc presses an important characteristic of
characters of the class will be this class of animals, that is, their seg-
given so that any one may at once II-PORIFERA. mentation. The class Insecta is usually -
recognize an insect from any other Sponges. understood to embrace all those
animal. The more important features segmented animals in which the body
ot the external and internal anatomy, is divided into three distinct regions,
the life stages and classification to orders the head, the thorax and abdomen.The .
will be given.Naturalists head bears the mouth parts and
for their conveniencehave the antennae; the thorax bears three
instituted a system of classifies I pairs of legs and usually two pairs of
tion. This system serves a double wings. The abdomen, except in some
purpose; it affords the means wherebya I low forms, is destitute of appendages.
certain species may be located They breathe by means of trachea, or
among thousands of others, and it also METAZOA. air tubes, which ramify throughout
indicates the affinity of the organismin Wanycelled Animals. the body.
question. As to the former use of (To be continued.)
the system we will refer later. .
To illustrate the latter, and to take (Adapted from Packard). I $100 worth for 10c.
Send 10 waU tor inmitnted book UUiBbvttto "
up the subject definitely, let us note a lUrt FUSS LUEiET. row localityvUfcmtmtUthiMntMn.
class Insecta. The Branch I-PROTOZOA. G t It quick 1 11
the affinities of the CITIZENS LIlWABYA887r,
entire animal kingdom has been di- Single Celled Animals. --. J..culnuJ.....a '''''''',,1.I .

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Fall Treatment of Strawberries.Editor to the use of stable manure do not tleman in drawing a pen picture of a very poor and hard run ; but he is
Farmer and Fruit-Grower: apply in Florida. We also prefer sulphate careless farmer, extends his picture not; he has some means, makes a fair

As the strawberry plant grows,or at of potash to muriate. into the house, and portrays the care living, etc. But he is such a don't-
least increases its root growth even in less farmer's family likewise. We care sort of a farmer His horses and

cold weather, when the ground is not I Fighting the White Cricket hardly think it photographs any of the cows look like the rear end of hard
frozen, and also ripens its fruit early in i Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: families into which the Southern times. During the exceedingly dry

the spring, a large part of the manure By common agreement of the readers Ruralist enters; we certainly hopeit season, which has recently been

used should be applied in the fall. Of of THE FARMER AND PRUIT GROW.ER does not, but it undoubtedly sug- broken by a splendid rain, he drove

all times this is the best to apply stable you are a recognized authority on gests to some farmers and their fami-- his stock to the river for water. He

manure. Used then as a top-dressing strawberry growing ; therefore, I trust lies where an improvement can be had not prepared for dry weather pre.
its value is doubled, for when thus applied you will parden me for asking you if made: vious to its arrival; consequently he

its fertilizing powers are not only there is any practical way of destroy had no water in his ponds. I passed
First I must tell how his householdis
most effective, but also act as a mulchto ing white crickets where they infest a his house not long since, and glancingover
His wife
the from cold and strawberry patch in numbers and managed. a slouchy,
protect plants ; great the fence I saw him on the corn
and five
most important still,to lessen the freezing I digging them out is laborious and ex- slovenly women, young girls, crib showering down corn to the
his attend his house-
and thawing of the ground, so damaging pensive ; and digging down to the daughters, to swine. He was bareheaded, one shoe
work such
to their roots. turn in the hole, inserting a funnel as carrying out slop, unbuckled, shirt opened in front and
in cook
wood the
For the very best results, the straw- and pouring in from a pint to a quartof bringing from his kitchen, window feeding and sleeves unbuttoned. Some of the hogs

berry should be repeatedly and liberally boiling water is the only other way pigs the were in the road, some in another

manured before planting, while I know of, and it takes about as much scrubbing hands floor.to do We all the see house-thereare man's field and some in his own yard.

growing, and before making its fruit. work. A neighbor who has tested work enough but I have been there when The old adage, "Save at the spigot
But even a neglected field can be transformed Paris green for the purpose says if the beds, made the dishes and lose at the bung," is applicable to
into the most valuable spot on one uses enough to kill the crickets it this fellow. He makes some
from dinner had not been washed the money,
the place by the following fall treat- will kill the plants also. Would Persian of course, but he would not if he were
ment: Kill all weeds by shallow scrap- Insect Powder do the work satis- baby was not dressed, ,the floor was in debt. So much for the slouchy

ing with hoes; in matted rows thin the factorily ? I judge that there are at covered with pieces of paper, etc. farmer. Now for a remedial system.
seemed work hard
plants to stand from five to six inches least a thousand crickets to the acre, They to enough, The farmers in these parts are satisfied
all of them, but did not take hold at
apart. Mix well and apply evenlyover now, and a good many grasshoppers ; with the old methods and customs
the end of the that is
the beds, plants and all, at the and they are rapidly multiplying and same rope; ; they are backward about tryingnew
rate or 100 pounds muriate of potash eating great numbers of plants downto some pulled one way some another machinery, and I don't know how
the oth
and 200 pounds dissolved bone per the bare stems and killing them. thereby counteracting many other foolish ideas they have.
ers' work, even if that had been done
acre. Over this scatter evenly over If you can give me a practical remedyyou Fortunately, however, there are a few
the whole field ten to twenty two-horse will very greatly oblige.A. properly.I in our midst who keep up with the

loads of stable manure per acre. Z. ARMOUR, believe to call the man of whomI times. These are the men who makea

Where the application of stable ma- Panasoffkee, Fla. speak a "slouch" would not do him showing, no matter how hard the

nure is very heavy it is best to defer The Lawtey growers have never an injustice. Right outside his door, times may be. But our rear army of

putting it on until the ground beginsto found anything better than boiling kitchen door, to the left, is a pig pen, cowardly (I call them cowards because

freeze hard; part of it should also water ; they pour it into the burrow in which there are several of the un. they are afraid of a good thing) farmers
be drawn off before the plants start without a funnel. You cannot fight clean brutes ; to the right is a chicken won't follow the good examples set

growth in the spring and left in mid the white cricket in masses ; it is a coop, and a few yards from this dooris by the more enlightened class. The

dies. But at least ten large loads, i if solitary hermit in its burrow, and you a cistern, around which are several day has come when the farmer must

not lumpy, can be safely used after can destroy only one at a time, or two mud puddles and duck and goose har- be educated and fully "onto his job;"

October 1st, provided it is evenly dis at the most. Hence boiling water is bors. His screen doors and windowsare be cannot grow thirty bushels of wheat

tributed.As as rapid and effective as the most left open half the time. The flies per acre one year after another unlesshe

the litter in the manure mulches deadly insecticide. Do not be discouraged swarm in, of course, and ruin the ceil-- applies plant food, and he cannot

your plants,and keeps the berries cleanof in your warfare. Our observation ing and furniture; he blames the chil- grow corn on any kind of land unless

grit when they come,your crop will is that the white cricket pre dren and passes on, when at the same he cultivates it properly.We .

now give you no further trouble till vails chiefly in new and trashy land, time he has done the same thing thous- have more enemies (in the way

picking begins,unless weedsappear. If like the cutworm, and that if it is ands of times. The screens are patchedup of insects) with which to battle than
they do they must be pulled or scrapedout diligently scalded out it will disappearin with pieces of mosquito net, which our forefathers had. Therefore we

or they will, at the most critical two or three years. imparts to them a lovely appearance, must be constantly devising ways to
time, appropriate the moisture and -...- you know. Into the weather board exterminate our foes. We must mingle .
plant food which your crop must haveto Will our readers in the far south ing here and there are driven huge sound judgment with our works,

succeed. 0. W. BLAGKNALL. advise us what success they have with wire nails on which are hung dish thereby affording us the opportunityto

Kittrell, N. C. the Elberta peach? rags, oil rags, etc. Such a mess! look upon our victory as the result.

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good, common sense-the sense the a yard eight or ten feet square, with a thing in reach. I have seen them
farmer must have if he would attain tight coop for them to stay in nights; kick a thick board fence and leave

prominence in the science of agricul- and the coop and yard are made portable dents that you would swear must Oranges

ture.The so that they can be moved when have been made by a man with a
remedy is partially given. A the grass is killed. They remain here heavy hammer."

farmers' library Is most desirable in 'until they are four or five weeks old, An ostrich fight is always a lively are heavy feeders of Potash

every town. So is a farmers' insti and are beginning to feather. We then encounter. The birds fight as naturally Potash exerts a marked influ
tute. But some farmers are too scattered transfer them to grass lots ten rods and about often
as they just as ence on the quality and
for these beneficent institutions, long, by half as wide, and put from for there is always a row when quantity
and the farmer must fall back on the 75 to ioo in a lot. It costs but littleto they are fed. They rush at each other of the fruit. Florida soils

agricultural paper and every farmer feed tnem for four or five weeks, with blind fury, kicking straight out being largely deficient in Pot-

who is too poor to take an agricul- especially if you have a full supply of in front with their wicked claws dis- ash, a heavy application of a 't_

tural paper will be likely to possess lettuce; and to make the greatest profit tended. Sometimes their legs are fertilizer containing not less
some of the traits above described. from them they should be fed all they broken and sometimes they come out

Southern Ruralist. will eat, and marketed at ten weeks of LIe fray with no other damage thana than 12% ofActual

old.All hole torn in their breasts.

the great duck raising establish- TV employees on an ostrich farm Potashshould
Poultry.Edited ments depend on incubators exclusively -
venture in among the birds only whenit
for hatching, and brooders for rear- be made. The best
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by S. S. DeLANOY Apopka Fla. ing the young, and while chickens they go armed with long poles, on the groves in the state will bear
would require artificial heat for at least
ends of which crooks. When
are a these facts.All
Experience With Ducks. six weeks, my experience with ducks bird charges, they catch his neck in testimony to .
about Potash-the results of its use by actual ex.
leads to the conclusion that
All my ducks were hatched under me they this crook and force him to his knees. periment on the best farms in the United Statesistold
require it less than half as long. in a little book which we publish and will gladly
Once does the foolish
hens for with six ducksit not always satisfy
only mail free to any farmer in America who will write for it.
would take too long to accumulate Lice and gapes kill a large percentage bird, and they will sometimes GERMAN KALI WORKS
enough eggs to fill our incubator, and of all chickens hatched, but ducksare charge half a dozen times before they 93 Nassau St.,New York,

not once during the entire summer exempt from both, and ducks: nev- get it through their noddles that theyare

did a duck want to sit. I think in my er pile up and smother each other, as getting the worst of it. When

previous article I stated that my ducks chickens are liable to in wet, chilly plucking time comes aroundwhichis FAIRVIEW PINERY.

stopped laying about the 1st of August weather. I lost thirty in this way in once in seven months-the birdsare

and as we supposed that they one rain last summer. Ducks will run one at a time into a narrow .Choice
weigh as much at two months old as enclosure where .
were done for the season, I had them : they have not room
picked; but to my surprise early in chickens at four or five, and they bring to kick. A bag is put over their heads

October-as soon as they were feath- more per pound when ready for mar- and then they become as docile as Pineapple

ered-they began laying again, and I ket; and so far I have found for them lambs.

now think that if they nad not been ready sale at higher prices than chickens The most valuable feathers are Plants

picked they would have been laying bring. I think that there are fewer those taken from the underside of the .

after two or three weeks' rest. Mr. uncertainties connected with duck- wings of the male birds. These are --0 FOR 7ALI;. t- .

Rankin, the great authority on ducks raising than with any other kind of long plumes of pure white, and are f-

writes me that I may expect my young poultry, and a much larger profit.As very valuable, selling as high as $50
Smooth Cayenne!11! Home Grovn !!
to what incubator is best I have
ducks to begin laying in December, each sometimes. There are few of
and as I have kept forty of the best not sufficient experience to give a valuable these, however and each bird yieldsat --+--

ones I hope to have quite an income opinion, and so cannot answer a plucking on an average of $100
from high-priced eggs during the win- the question. Each manufacturer worth of feathers. A pair of good ostriches .
claims to make the best. I am only is worth about $1,000. So you

ter.Ducks can be hatched just as well familiar with two-the Invincible and see it requires considerable capital to i I F. N. PRICE,
in incubator chickens and the Olantangy. Both have given good
an stock an ostrich farm. ORLANDO FLA.
P. 0. Box 449. ,
satisfaction in .
much more easily with an artificial my neighborhood.WALDO --.. .*
mother. In fact, from the middle of F. BROWN in Country Gentleman. Corn and Corn Meal.

:May on I think they could be raised HOME GROWNPineapple
.. Corn and cornmeal the
.0Ostrich are staple I
just as well without either hens or --
foods of fowls and chicks the farm
Farming.; on ,
artificial heat as with, by having a dry,
and disease and loss
warm coop for the nights. To show The Sugar Planter's Journal quotes they cause more Slips
than other foods that such
how hardy they are, I will state that from some California paper the experience any ; not
food is of itself but becauseit
in taking a hen from the nest one of some farmer who has triedit injurious and SuckersOf
is fed
too exclusively, tending to
night I accidentally dropped a duck :
just hatched. I found it in the morning "I had to quit ostrich farming my- make the birds fat, yet not supplyingthe the Following Varieties
needed elements of and I
quite chilled, but in an hour it was as self," said Mr. Lawson, "because I eggs
well as ever. The way I raised mine was actually afraid to be about the growth. Where the hens have a IZOR SALE:

this year was to set four hens at once birds as much as the work demanded.The range, they balance the food by secur-
and insects which ABBAKA PORTO Rico EGYPTIAN
ing grass accountsfor ,
and put all the ducklings to one- craziest, meanest mule that ever
usually forty or more-but they would existed is a complacent, good natured the good results obtained from QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIPLEY
corn; but if the flock is kept on a QUEEN SMOOTH CAYENNE PER-'
not stay with her more than ten daysor beast when compared with a mean ,
two weeks, and after that would ostrich. I have had my leg broken small area, the hens have no oppor- NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH.
the food and the
shift for themselves; and although we once and have been black and blue tunity to vary con- to .
is that often refuse it Apply
had a very wet summer and very heavy and so sore that I could not get out of sequence they ,
because them that
storms, we did not lose a dozen all bed for weeks at a time as the resultof nature prompts G. C. MATTHAMS
told aside from accident. Two, for the work of plucking an ostrich corn alone is injurious. Corn may be Florida Pineapple Company,
fed in winter but the hens
some reason, proved dwarfs and diedat hen. In one season two of my especially Or to .
should have other food well
as so as
six weeks old,and two or three were strongest, most agile men had bones MADDOCK & MATTHAMS,
killed by bees or poisonous insects broken by unruly ostriches. The to a variety.-Poultry Keeper.

which they caught; but there was not birds can kick in every direction, and 04... -- -West- Palm Beach, Fla
one sick or that missed a feed all sum there is no dodging their blows. The Best Fattening Ration.In .

"As for taming the birds or making those sections where sweet potatoes iMATIONeRI' L D!
times, when I had from 100 pets of them, it can't be done. I usedto are grown easily, the use of small Worth,It's Weight tnjj

to 150, ranging from ten days to six think it could be, but I gave it up potatoes for poultry will make an excellent will For tell your you name bow and to make address the on best a postal wire card fenceon ,we I

weeks old, I have gone out in a drench after nearly having my life kickedout. ration for fattening poultry in- pcr.tight| earth,horse-high at the actual wholesale,bull-strong cot-t of wire.and|
ing rain, with the water coming downin The hens haven't brains enoughto tended for market. Cooked potatoes, Kitselman Bros. i ux B.Ridgevllle, Ind.
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sheets and the lot looking like a recognize a man from one day to thickened with corn meal, will put --

pond, to find every duck from under another, Even those that are brought more flesh on a hen in the shortest

shelter, and all of them apparently enjoying up around the house as chickens grow I time than any other food known. In potatoes for that purpose. Such food,

the water as much as boys in wild as they grow older. When the fact, any kind of food rich in sugar however, is not suitable for laying

swimming.I hens are sitting, the males are the will fatten stock or poultry quickly, hens, as with them fat is detrimentalto

keep. my young ducks confined in wickedest, and they will kick at any- and there is nothing superior to sweet I laying.-Poultry Keeper.


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State News. Our Rural Home. the broidered; owner,the and initial line it or with monogram the lining of; STRUCK INTHE BACK.The .

..- hemming it down neatly just inside _
""'- - -
'" the edge. Beginning with the straightend Curious Accident which Befellan
in- Christmas Suggestions.
Pineapple shipments are daily
of the piece, sew the sides two. Aged Lady.
creasing.; Mr> ,Portlier informs us NUMBER TWO.
thirds of the around the circular
way From the Press, mica,N. Y.
that during.the.week ending October For Our Rural Home.
ends. This will leave an opening for Mrs. the
Lappeus widow
Nancy of the
17th his shipments averaged nearly 50 Again I come with a review of my late Mr. John
spool. Sew a piece of ribbon to Lappeus, of Eden, Erie
packages)perday. This fruit has been papers hoping that others of the the point to tie 'around the case when County, New York, and now residing

,. sent.to New-York. Philadelphia, Bos- "Rural Home" family will find the closed. Sew a thread of golden Asi- with her son, Rev. Daniel P. Lappeus,
ton and Savannah, while quite an suggestions helpful. atic t the pastor of the Baptist Church of Brookfield -
couching silk around the ends and
." amount has been, consumed by the First comes the Agricultural Epito- New York, is an old lady nearly
point of the case. The is seventy-seven of well
monogram years age
Jacksonville home market. The prices mist, which tells of fancy covers for in the where she
embroidered with golden Asiatic filo. i locality now resides,
are 'entirely satisfactory to the grower. books in cheap bindings. These are The crochet thread is drawn througha i and in Erie County, her husband having

Rockledge News. made from silk sheeting, linen, or small hole in the center of one end. been one of the "forty-niners," or California -
other suitable material lined with pioneers. Several years she
The Association of
Tobacco Arca-
accidentally received
laced with an injury to her
sheet and baby
dia met in the court house on Wednesday wadding Melrose, Fla. spine which resulted in creeping paralysis
night with a large attendance.The ribbon over the covers of the book.A -... or palsy of both hands from

matter.of;allowing,growers of Ft. square piece cut from each corner Importance of Fruit. which she has been cured. Her case be-
before the outside and lining are sewed ing remarkable one, on account of her
Green.and the.northern portion of the An authority on the subject of fruit
great age, :Mrs. Lappeus' statmentof
will make it fold smoothlyover own
county to join with the Arcadia asso- together stated recently that the sick will be her cure is given:
ciation and be under the superintendence the cover of the book. The dec- well and the well will be beautiful BROOKFIELD. NEW

of Mr. Thorne in raising to- oration consists of the name of the when the fruit season is properly un- July 21,1896.YORK,

bacco was' discussed. It was thought book and a spray of flowers or other derstood. Fruit should be eaten last; "My name is Nancy Lappeus} I am near-

advisable for,that part of the countyto suitable design, embroidered with Asi- sent down the canal on top of the ly seventy-seven years old, and the widow

organize and plant independently, atic filo and Asiatic etching silk. freight to hasten its distribution. If, of John Lappeus, deceased, who died

k hiring another man to superintend, as "Word and Works" mentions a however, it has been the habit to eat some three years ago at Eden, New York
since which time I have resided with
the field is too large for one man to splasher with patch pockets sewed on fruit first, that habit cannot be son, Rev. Daniel P. Lappeus,a clergymanof my

successfully oversee. About eighty- to hold brushes, combs, curling iron, changed without mischief. Let well the Baptist Church and living now at
; five acres have been planted in and etc. It can be made from coarse I enough alone. One wise woman in this place.

about Arcadia, and it is believed that linen and decorated with a cross stitch i, Chicago pins her faith, both for her- "About five years ago I was overtaken

100 acres will be cultivated in this border around splasher and pockets, self and her daughter, to a "Gardenof by curious accident through some boys

vicinity.-DeSoto County Champion. or, if a nicer article is desired, fine Eden" breakfast during the sumi who were playing on the street with boxing -
i gloves at Eden New York.
By some
linen decorated with vine border of
a The idea
i mer. original was to eat
. This county is to have a town means, while going into the postoffice, I
) wholly laid out on the ocean beach. Asiatic twisted embroidery silk will be nothing but fruit, but she found this was struck in the back by one of the boys

This has been brought about by the very effective. The pockets may havea diet insufficient, so she added a cereal, the blow resulting so seriously that for
vine border or a spray of flowers. and perhaps a graham cracker or two, months I was unable to lie down, but
said of the town site of Pompano, had to take rest in chair and
suffered -
a ,
"The Farm Journal" gives a description to the breakfast menu. This fare, to- my
owned by Franklyn Sheen, to the great pain from injury to the spine.
of whisk broom holder
Messrs. W. S. Linton and W. W. a gether with lemonade, orangeade, I[ was gradually affected by creeping palsy
Blackmer. These gentlemen have also made of four circular pieces of pasteboard fruit juices, or root beer to drink, ren- in both hands, which would become dead-

secured two of which are covered with dered that family the envy of all their ly l white,beginning at the finger ends, the
land from
enough adjoining suitable material for the outside and acquaintances. nails being blue, and the sense of touchor
the F. C. L. 0. & T. Co. to make
a in the
feeling affectedpartssuspended."The : .
the other two for the lining. Over During the winter months figs,
solid tract of This landis when these
1,200 acres. physicians, attacks
hand the outside pieces to the linings dates, prunes, stewed currants and
about twenty-five miles south of this appeared, would order me to immerse my
and fasten the two parts thus madetogether dried be made doe hands
even apples can to in hot water, and this generally
town. A tram-road is to be constructed
from the canal westward to the at the sides, covering th duty for this purpose, and it is surprising gave temporary relief but the attacks became
stitches with bows of ribbon from what an amount of nourishment more frequent, and I knew if they
railroad. Sheet & Butler are layingthe were not stayed, I should entirely lose
which extends a piece of ribbon one- and be
working strength can ex-
body of the tract off into two anda the use of my hands if not my arms. The
half yard long for hanging the case on tracted from fruit diet.
a Apples, doctors said
half acre lots, the property to be col they could do no more for
onized by the Rev. Pohle of Philadel the wall. A case of this shape, cove oranges, bananas and canned or dried me but I determined not to l leave any
ered with white or cream silk and fruit, of course, are excellent for stone unturned that could afford me pos-
phia, a gentleman deeply interested i iFlorida's in
decorated with a Delft design embroidered spring, but the cheaper dried fruits are sible relief.
East Coast development. with Asiatic filo in the Delft by no means to be despised. In England "At this time I learned through the
News. some of the
Tropical newspapers extraordinarycures
blue shades, and tied with blue ribbon this regimen, with the addition that had been effected in all man-
Of the 167 acres of land belongingto matching the embroidery, would of brown bread and butter or cream, ner of diseases by Dr. Williams' Pink

Mr. Atwood, there has been up to be lovely.In is followed all the year round with the Pills, and with my husband's full consent,

this date, So acres cleared and plowed The Household Realm". I find children of the upper-class families, I began to take them. Imrovement began

and the work is still progressing.Mr. some very pretty crochet mats. Theyare and the Scotch choose oatmeal for a and in in my a few condition months almost all immediately of the,
Louis C. Randal of Philadelphia, made in fancy stitch with open similar use. In many places on the palsy left me and have never returned

a young man of complete business spaces in which are run ribbons ending Continent black bread and a piece of since. I am a firm believer in the efficacyof

education, having been engaged in with cute little bows in the borderof watermelon, cucumber or an onion is Pink Pills and always shall be so.

responsible positions in the city name the mat. the standard breakfast-oftentimes the "NANCY LAPPEUS."

ed, has been placed in charge of this "The American Agriculturist" dinner and supper too-of the average Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain, in a

enterprise by Mr. Atwood as resident suggests socks and sacques for the workingman. condensed form, all the elements necessary -
to give new life and richness to the
manager, and 'from him we learn that baby's Christmas gift. They are to be All phosphates are good as beverages blood and restore shattered nerves. Theyare

the intention is to plant the entire crocheted from whipcord crochet silk wheat or rye coffee is the reverse an unfailing specific for such diseases

tract of land in budded pomelo or Saxony yarn and trimmed with nar of harmful, and nothing can be as locomotor ataxia, partial paralysis, St-

grapefruit-as soon as the land has row ribbons run into the open tops better than a glass of water flavored Vitus' dance, sciatica, neuralgia, rheumatism -
been To the and tied in bows.A nervous headache, the after effect
fully prepared. prepare with unfermented grape juice. If f of la grippe, palpitation of the heart, pale
land a system of drainage, and a system very acceptable gift for the friend something hot to drink is necessary and sallow complexions, all forms of

of irrigation by artesian wells are who crochets is a case to hold the there is hot milk, well salted, or malt- weakness either in male or female. Pink

in contemplation, and all expected to spool of crochet thread. To make it, ed milk. At one of the famous sanitariums Pills are sold by all dealers, or will be

be completed during the present winter cut four circular pieces of pasteboarda in America hot milk several pent post paid on receipt of price,50 centsa

and when the next rainy season trifle larger than the end of a large times a day, sipped slowly and taken never box,sold or six in bulk boxes or by for the$2.50 100)()they, by addressing are-

comes, say next June, about 12,000 spool. Cover two of the pieces with as near boiling as possible, is insisted Dr. Williams' Medicine Company

grapefruit trees will be planted in blue silk and the other two with lining. upon with all the weak or nervous Schenectady, N. Y.

grove. During the present winter Overhand the outside and lining pieces patients. It is famous for producing

season, however, :Mr. Randal has together for the two ends of the case. healthy flesh, and is an innocent and hominy or yellow corn meal should be

commenced work for planting 75 Cut an oblong piece of cardboard a never-failing stimulant when one i is substituted for breakfast. The more

acres in tomatoes, 35 acres in cabbage, little wider than the length of the exhausted at any time of the year. of these dishes served with fruit and

three acres in cauliflower and the re- spool used for a measure, and one Beef tea is good, too. Western children cream you can eat throughout the day,

mainder of the land in smaller cropsof inch longer than the circumference of are proof of what good flesh and the sooner you will have forgotten

one or two acres each of onions, the ends. Cut the corners of one end bone can be built on a steady diet of that you have ever been ill

beans, Irish potatoes and experimentalcrops. off to form a point. Cover the piece corn meal. Oatmeal is a little too i Farina and many of the preparations

.-Manatee County Advocate. with blue silk, on which has been em- heavy, and rice, cracked or whole, I of wheat, also glutena, a new



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preparation, are less heating cereals and extra space only tempts one to be
for the summer use than oatmeal. careless with flour and trimmings.

These are more tempting for any hot Keep plenty of scouring materials at

morning or luncheon if turned into individual hand all the way from whiting for the

moulds to cool, and served spots on the silver to the harsh mineral -

very cold with cream. For a change soap for things that have faredill

whipped cream may occasionally be about the stove.A .

served with the cereals.-Happy new bread pan which makes a m N-E- t'

Thought. round loaf with pretty crimped crust -i
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all over is being shown at fairs and j ni
What I Have In My Kitchen. at kitchen furnishing stores. The \i ,

The editor of Women's Interests in price is forty cents, and few house- \d{

Our Grange Homes thus writes: keepers can afford a new set at that Shortest Quickest Most Attractive

The kitchen floor is hard pine, the price, but I find a very good sub ,

doors, window casings, etc., are of stitute in a round tin with a cover. I :ROU"TE

hard wood varnished, and the walls happen to have some the size of an or BETWEEN
are painted. The sink and tubs are dinary loaf and can make a perfectly ll FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH

of soap-stone, while a No. 8 range round cylindrical loaf by filling the # z'r TUB .

heats the water for the sink, tubs and can one-half, and after it has risen Florida Central and PeninsularNEW !

bathroom up stairs. Electric lights nearly to the top putting on the cover THROUGH ROUTES.
make lamp cleaning unnecessary, but and baking the bread in the usual
kerosene is used in an oil stove which way. ..r.rI New Florida New York to Jacksonville. by
1 Pennsylvania 11. K to Wash-
stands on a box covered with white It is not always necessary to buy ua and I ington Southern Railway to

enamel cloth; it has two burners with molds for jellies, puddings and Blancmange "fr Northern Air Line. Columbia Peninsular Florida to all Central principal&

large round wicks and-a movable Look over the dishes and r I points in Florida.
Its for will be found r A 1 Cincinnati to Harriman JunoCincinnati -
oven. capacity getting a meal something to give better I4 tion by Queen & Crescent
in a hurry, or with little trouble,would variety than the stereotyped ear ofcornor : 3- llarriman Junction to Asbe-
surprise one who only knows the use pineapple mold. Desserts are I i. Ishevilie & I vine and Railway Columbia, and by Florida Southern -

of an old-fashioned stove with straight better when molded in individual Jacksonville Central&'cnsnsular-Colum.-
j bia to Jacksonville.Cincinnati
wicks. It is a handy adjunct to the shapes than in one large form whichis to Jacksonville by
slower coal range. I have but one unsightly when cut, and remnants 'L'1A Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga -
and Southern K'y to Ever-
iron utensil, a large iron pot, which I of which are liable to be wasted. Little Florida}ctte,Florida Central & Penin-
keep merely as a reminder of how we after dinner coffee cups are useful for Limited. sular points.to all important Florida

used to cook. Agate or granite ware molds, also earthern muffin cups. A Smart Tailor Gown. I Kansas Kansas City Fort Scott &
and tin are heavy enough to lift, and They are not injured by this double 1019-Yates Basque. Sizes for 34, 36. and City Memphis R.R.to Kansas City
mill 1 to Birmingham,Southern RTy
far more pleasant to keep clean. duty. A brick shape tin pan is neededfor tailor 40 iuches bust measure. A smart Jackgo'villeThro* Line to Evcrette, Fla. Central &
gown, the "Yates" and
basque Peninsular to all Fla. points.
Among my must-haves is a Peerless molding corn meal mush which iso "Carroll" skirt combined. The basque is Louis to Jacksonville by .J-;
steamer. To make the best use of it be fried, as after it is turned out it very short, simply flaring over the hips, 1St. Short Line to Du Quoin
requires some thought; for enough will cut into perfect shaped slices. and pointed in the back as well as in the Holly Koute.Sp'gs Central City, Memphis to Sp'gs& Birmingham -,
dishes to fill it should be planned be- Two tin measuring cups divided into front, or else cut with a short postilion. J to Birmingham,Sou.
There is a great variety in the arrange- U'y to Everette and F. C.& P.
fore it is put on to the stove and these quarters are needed, and it isn'twise
ment of the fronts, which may open to Sioux City & Chicago to Jack
do not always come to mind readily.A to scrimp on yellow mixing disclose a waistcoat, and chemisette and Holly Hp'gs so'ville 111.. Cent. to Holly
} K.C M. & n to
Sp Birmingham
series of menus or of articles that bowls. In short, it is economy of the tie, or be finished high in the neck to Koute.New gs Sou. R'y to Ever-
could be cooked at one time to advantage best kind to have enough to do the wear the favorite stock collar. Braiding ette and the F. C. & P.
work is the favorite trimming for these Louis'ille & Nash'llle to Rive
cooks' gowns.
would be a great help to most handily; many Our model is of Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
gown plum-colored mel-
cupboards are cluttered with cheap To }route with through sleepers
owners of a steamer. My favorite ton
egg cloth. The waistcoat is of lavender Jackso'ville between New Orleans and
beater is a sort of wire spoon that does tins, heavy iron ware, and-in the faced cloth, fastened with small pearl Jacksonville.The .
the work quickly and is washed by a case of many old housekeepersutensils buttons. Smoked i pearl buttons and loopsof F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track In
shake or two in cold water. Little wire that are too large for their needs. black cord finish the fronts of the Florida Tobacco running Regions through, the
strainers that have each side Grandmother, from force of habit basque, and the revers are trimmed with Stock Farming and Dairy Section,
a loop at
a cord. The high puffed sleeve is beeo'raiujr Peaen and Strawberry Land.,
to slip over the edges of small bowls cooks three or four potatoes in the : and of conservative size, a style Orange, Banana and Pineapple Co\>ntry,
are indispensable in making good kettle that came with a number 8 which is to be the favorite this season.A Phosphate Hat the Belt.Silver Spring and

sauces or gravies. A ricer for vegetables stove, when she and grandfather have special illustration and full directions Other fine Scenery
is also a necessity. Two or three been left alone under the roof tree, about the pattern will be found on The Great Beaches Hunting the Noted Country.fishing Ground
vegetable cutters will be found and a two quart dish would often hold the; envelope in which it is enclosed. Has the best lands for tillage, greatest varl-
handy .... sty of soils in the State and above all
and an ivy leaf, a little over an inch their; whole dinner.. 999-Carroll Skirt. Runs over the Central Rldgeland :
across, may be used for ornamenting Sizes-medim and large. A popular Where It Is High and Healthy. 1

pastry. Roll out the trimmings of design, five breadths, and is of conserva- the Prosperous best freight towns facilities nil its for route any and produce It offers to
paste, cut a dozen leaves and lay round .r tive widthmeasuring four and ahalf yards the Northern markets.
around the bottom. The favorite finish Send also for the best map of Florida (sent
the edge of a chicken, veal or beef free) and note the towns on its route.
for the bottom of the skirt is facing
a deep -
A. o. MecDONELL,a.P.AJacksonville
steak pie. A dish of cold boiled 1.
veg of haircloth or canvass and velveteen ,Fla.The .
etables may be dressed up with little binding. Silk, cotton, or woolen fabrics -
trouble. Slice the beets and cut some; may be chosen for this model,and it may Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R
IK worn with style of coat basque
fancy shapes with a vegetable cutter. any ,
Use the trimmings with potato,a bit of I r or waist.A Offers to ShippersThe
special illustration and full direc-
onion and a boiled or French dressing tions about the pattern will be found on Shortest and Quickest Route

in making a salad which may be garnished the envelope in which it is enclosed. BETWEEN
with the red leaves. Beet and ._*-, FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
carrot make A Cashmere Dress. EAST AND
shapes a pretty garnish '
1017-Francine Frock-Sizes for 8 ando WithHlm Ventilated WEST.s company -
for plain vegetable hash Instead of
; years.-The little frock illustrated isM i is better equipped than ever ever to
slicing beets for pickling, cut them into j h/111/ +1 cadet-blue cashmere trimmed with handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops,and

shape, drop in a pint: or quart jar of rows of narrow, black velvet ribbon. The to insure all Eastern close connections and Western and Markets.prompt despatch

vinegar and serve the odd pieces 1 straight, full skirt is finished at the foot Through oars to destination without
chopped and heated in a little butter 1 with deep hem and banded with rows change or delay.
of the velvet. It gathered to the waist, Perishable freight followed by wire and
sauce. and on each side of the front several shippers advised time passing various Junction
and arrival at destination.
Steel frying-pans with long handles hicks, headed by rows of velvet, are rundown All points claims for overcharges and loss prompt-
that do not become heated have supplanted '- LL! five or six inches, the velvet bands ly adjusted.
the iron in ending i in loops. The lower, close-fitting See that your goods are marked
frying-pan every pa'rts' of the sleeves are trimmed to i via F. C. & P. R. R.
kitchen, I hope. A large bread boardis match, and so is the square bertha. The For information call on or address the undersigned -
heavy and inconvenient to lift about; waist' is the regulation full "baby" style, :
C. E. TAYLOR Tray.A'gt.Ocala,Fla.
it is much better to have two small held' in place by a fitted lining, and the W. B. TUCKER, Gen.A'g't ,Orlando. Fla.
ones in its place. The best cook u yoke is of Irish point lace; velvet or O.M.HOLDEN,Trav. A gt Leesburg Fla
fancy silk can be used for this, if e- W. R. FULLER Trar.A'g't,Tampa Ra.
needs pr
no more room on the board thanis Or N.S. PENNINGTON.Traffic Manager
fenred. woolens be
Fancy or plain
may Jacksonville,J'Ia.
taken by her loaf or roll of pastry, _. r useu for this model. W ,H. PLEA8ANT8, General Freight AftI.


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are about twenty-five acres devoted to industries of peninsular Florida. Or- worms. The Florida light sands are
Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower that fruit, the product of which will ange culture is Florida's manifest des- about the worst in the world to breed

be shipped from this point.W. tiny. Vegetables are as unstable as worms, and the first year 01 two after
A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main P. M. GILBERT, water. We entertain high hopes of :you break up the sod you will proba-

Street Jacksonville.Fla. Secretary T. A. of Hastings. peaches, fine cigar tobacco, pineapples, bly have cutworms, crickets and other
.. long-staple cotton and perhaps cane insects until you cannot rest. And
From J. F. LoweAnona Fla. we re The residentswill this if stable
TERMS: OF! SUBSCRIPTIONf sugar. all-year-round especially you use ma-
ceived by mail a sample the these in time believe manure.Consequently .
f One Year ...............................2.00 orange develop we nure or cow
last week in October, which proved to into a solid success. the first or two
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For Six Month.. .. ... i.oo
be of good quality and very well ripened ought not to plant anything whicha
In Foreign Countries ....................... 3.00 that time As But one of the greatest of Florida's you
for of year. we functions is as a National sanitarium; worm will be likely to cut in two.
;"Subscriptions in all cases cash in received no letter with it we are un- and as generation after generationcomes Plant sweet potatoes, sow rice (let us
advance. No discount allowed on one's able to state anything further concern- and the will never hear you speak of "plantingrice"
goes, orange con
own subscription(except in a club), but to
all agents a liberal cash commission will ing it.The. tinue to appeal to the cultured invalidin ), sow cowpeas. Sow two seeds
be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby > m his exile-temporary or perpetual for the worms and one for yourself.
Florida Orange Redivivus.At .
them. Write for terms. and to the jaded business man in his Plant citrus trees, pineapples, if the

To every new subscriber we will send, the rooms of the Orange Growers' winter vacation, as the most genteel : locality warrants it, and peach trees;
postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Garden- Union, in this city, there were on exhibition and at the same time the most profitable in the case of the latter the rule as to
ing in Florida.." For two new sub- several boxes of oranges grown under good management, of all vermin is reversed, for it is old land
scribers, at $2.00 each, we will send, by Mr. James Armstrong, Center Hill, sources of a livelihood. The vaga- that breeds the anguillula or root-knot
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange Fla. Armstrong's embraced which on the peach roots. Puta
Culture." grove ries of the tariff are ineffectual againstit preys
80 acres and contained some old and ; the total destruction of the treetopby handful of good commercial fertilizer
Rates of advertising on application. In the freeze of around each after it is and
very large seedlings. cold is only an incident in a ]life of tree set
$ Remittances should be made by check, February, 1895 it was killed to the five hundred years. The root liveson rake it in, but not in contact with any

letter postal to note order money of order or registered groundand: trie sprouts that have grownup and will replace the top, whetherman roots. .
since have come literally from the assists or not. After you have subdued the vermin
;FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER earth up. The oranges are very scat- The American people demand the by eighteen months or two years cultivation -
Jacksonville. Fla. tering on the I trees Mr. Arm- in the
young ; Florida orange and the American peo- hardy pioneer crops
strong thinks ne will gather about fifty ple will raise that orange. The West above mentionedyou may plant Cuban

CONTENTS.GROVE boxes from the eighty acres. Indies-they are Africa and Spain, and cigar tobacco. This you may manure
Two boxes of the fruit grade 126 Alexander Dumas says Africa beginsat with good horse stable manure well
AND ORCHARD-Banking Orange and ISO in size and choice in quality.Of the Pyrennees. Africa also begins I rotted,manure which has been wheeledout
A Amount of Valuable Experience -
Sprouts; Large
...............'................... 723 course the peel is tolerably coarse, at Cape Sable. We do not say anything or pitched out every day and thrown
Improving Fruit; Crape Fruit Wine; The showing that me trees which producedthe against the Jamaica orange; it is sweet into water to prevent it frem "firefang.ing .
Satsuma Orange ........ ............ .... 724 oranges ar; in a condition of very and satisfactory to dull tropical idlers; ," or else rooted about by the pigs,
ENTOMOLOGY' -Some Essential Facts About rank growth. A rather large percentage but scratched around by the fowls and sat-
the of culture-a
Insects I; Diagram ...... ................ 725 of the fruit is culls which acme orange
are urated with rain the
ML. TRUCKER Fall Treatment of fruit with a rich and rare bouquet, to accomplish
Strawberries;Fighting the White Cricket; marked with trje deformities of eccen- nourishing to the finest intellectswillbe same purpose. By the way, among
The Careless Farmer........ .............. 726 tric and rampant growth, though attained only under AngloSaxoncontrol the first things you should do is to ex.
POULTRY-Experience with Ducks; Ostrich doubtless caused partly by the winds, in a region pushed up chuck- cavate a broad, shallow basin with
Farming;Corn and Corn Meal; The Best reminding one somewhat of oranges a-block the frost line. sloping sides and floor it with the best
Fattening Ration .......... ...... .. ...... 727 dieback trees-brown against .
on or ... of well hammered
State News.................................... 728 grown .i quality water proof clay,
OUR RURAL HOME-Christmas Suggestions; black dots, splashes and long sunken Farming in the Sandhills. down, as a receptacle for the

Importance of Fruit.... ... .......... .... 728 stripes, scaly and cleft indurations, depressions Editor Farmer and Frult-Grower: barnyard manure of all kinds, to pre-
What I Have in My Kitchen; Patterns, (illustrated smoo h as if seared and devoid I read your answer to "Polk vent waste from leaching. Firmly as
. ).................."........... .... 729 of oil-cell The peel of the first County," about farming in the flat- we believe in commercial fertilizers for
EDITORIAL Good News From the East sample examined was a quarter of an woods, with great interest. I am a Florida, we would not allow to waste
Coast Farming; The in the Florida Sandhills Orange; Crops Redivivus for Muck; inch thick; of tbe second, a trifle over young man, in charge of a place for a any manure accumulating on the farm

Land ... ........................"....... 730 an eighth. Not an abnormal numberof Northern party, and would like just from animals kept for strictly farm pur-
Markets; Our St. Louis Letter.... ... 731 seeds but commonly large and such information as above, but appliedto poses.
Slump in Jamaicas;Smoking Meat Withouta plump. A var ation in the amount of farming on the sandhills. Now, if Get a herd of selected native cows
Fire; Influence of Climate on the Com- about as usual with would do so I for would be bull. The bullis
"rag, averagi you one, and purchase a Jersey
position of Plants ............ .... .... ... 732
Florida seedlin S. greatly pleased. Suppose considerthe half the herd and will
Cottonseed Meal as a Feed for Butter..... 734 you justify a gen-
Bees;Bee Trees-How to Secure a Colony; For the first eek in November the same questions asked, and answer erous outlay. Let them run in the
What Bee-Keeping Requires............ 736 flavor was good ; to our personal lik- them as applicable to; high, sandy, flatwoods and come home at night fora
.. -- .. ing it was satisfactory, though not so pine land, forty feet to water !level, and lick of salt and meal.
Good News From the East Coast.In sweet as most Americans wish their in the so-called frost-free region. "List up" the sod with heavy hoes

a brief interview with Mr. E. P. oranges to be. There was a faint residual DESOTO.If into ridges, plow a little between the
Porcher, general agent of the Indian suspicion of vapidity, not perceptible you had means to purchase fertilizers ridges to furnish earth to cover the
River and Lake Worth Pineapple I at the utset, but suggestingitself and lived near towns where trash and rot it, and set it in sweet
Growers'Associationthis morning(November when the pulp was pressed too you could throw your stuff into a potatoes next summer about the be-
13)). he stated that the growersare long or too close y. But this may have strong market and get good prices, or ginning of the rainy season. Punch a
now shipping pines by the carload, been partly du to the ammoniated even fairly remunerative prices, we hole midway between each two plants
about three cars per week at present. fertilizers used to stimulate the sprouts.Of would say to you: Plant anything you and drop in a tablespoonful of double
They are going to the West, chiefly, course, the fruit grown on this soft like and use fertilizer in almost unlim- manure salt.
and are bringing most encouraging and rank young wood does not come ited quantities. But you are handi-- Plant about the same fruits you
prices; go through in first class shape. up to the standard in aroma, either externally capped by lack of a market, and you would in the flatwoods, but omit
Just think of pines by the carload in or internally. must "go slow." strawberries and pears and add melons
November! There were some other boxes, Indian You need not worry about humus, pineapples and such semi-tropical
River oran es, grading fancy- if you have fertilizer. One of the varieties as your situation will war
Hastings Truckers. and worthy oft e assignment exceptfor writer's immediate neighbors has now rant.
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: a slight coars ness of peel-which cultivated strawberries twelve years in p. 4
The Truckers' Association of Hast- proved to be fair y well ripened, aromatic succession on the same plat of light, Crops for Muck Land.
ings is the name of an organization sub-acid in their flavor, and thin sand; and in all that time he has Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
completed at this place November 10. which served very well to. recall the used nothing but commercial fertil- We have some lake shore muck

Its object is the promotion of the interests old, traditional plendors of the incomparable izers, no cowpeas, no stable manure, land, well drained two years ago ;
of fruit and vegetable growers Ind an River oranges. no beggarweed, and today he has the elevation four feet above water; never
and shippers. Mr. Jackson McCul-- Age of the trees )n which they were finest showing of plants around Law- cultivated. Will you kindly adviseat

lough, one of the oldest and largest grown not stated. tey. He is a man who asks no ques- once what crops can be planted to
strawberry growers in this county, is Of course the citrus industry will tions about the amount of fertilizer he best profit thereon this winter season.P. .
president; Dr. F. L. Brown, a thrifty revive and be ome rehabilitated; should apply; he holds the fertilizer G. P.
and successful trucker, was chosen never again, perhaps, in its former sack up by the bottom end and lets it Auburndale, Fla.
vice-president. monopolistic proportions-this is not run out. And what do the men have Whatever you plant on such land
The present outlook for a straw to be desired-but in sufficient volume who use cottonseed meal and stable you are tolerably likely to wish that
berry crop is very promising. There to assert itself as the primate of the manure? They have work, worry and you had planted something else. If

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it was in the spring you could sow S barrel lots................ 1.60
rice Sack........................ 1.40 TaE
on it with a fair prospect of suc- '. 5 sack lots........ .......... 1.35
cess but for winter Early Rose,seed ............ 2.00
crops we hardly Onions, N.Y. bbl..... ...... ....... 2.00 FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF
know what to advise you. The sour- Peas black eye bushel. ............ 1.50 FLORIDA
ness of land brown-eye, ............. 1.25
long submerged and com U clay ...... ...... 1.10 ,
posed almost entirely of vegetable Turnips, N. Y. bbl........ ........ 1.50 JAGISONvILLE.The .
Beets, ................ 2.00
detritus which the superincumbentwater Parsnips ......_..._..... 2.25 Oldest National Bank in the
has from Carrots, ............... 2.25 State.
prevented becoming "s.........--........._.... ._..... 16 .
properly oxidized-and therefore CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED 1894.

sweetened-is a very great obstacle to VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. By conservative,yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation, for '
strength and ability to meet aU
be Corrected by Davis & Robinson. legitimate demands
overcome. It will take time and
We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most
tillage to accomplish it. Salt water Yellow Yams,bush.. .................... .40 drafts on all parts of the world. favorable terms,drawing our own .
Sweet Potatoes, ......... ... ........ .30 to .40 We invite a visit or correspondence,looking toward business relations
muck will yield more readily to Hubbard squash, bbl................. 1.50 favors shall at aU times receive intelligent and careful attention assuring you that YOUI
Lettuce doz. ..... .... ................ .15 to
ameliorating treatment and will give Celery .. .. .......... ........__- .30 to .25.40 JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
better results under cropping than Egg Plants, bbl...................... 1.50102.00 President.
Tomatoes, crates. .-................... 1.50102.00 Cashier.
fresh water muck. For the same Sweet Pepper bu .. ............---....50 to .75 Safe Deposit Boxes For
reason lime slacked with brine is Green BeaDs.crate..............(r.... no demand Rent.
Green pear,crate ..... .. ....... ..... .5. to .75
a good application to make to raw Turnips,bunch..... .......... ....... .03 to.06
muck before it Pumpkins each...................... .OS to .10 SEEDS SEEDS !II!
planting to any crop. Kershaws, each.... ....... ......... .03 to .10 SEEDS !
.......... .
Strawberries will make a Parsley,per doz. bunches < .20 to .25 A FULL STOCK OF
pretty Green onions per doz.bunches...... .25
strong fight against the sourness of the Pepper,hot bushel................... .75 New Field .
Sage well cured lb...................... .25 and Garden Seeds
peat, especially if you assist them with Hens....... -_.._..........._....... 3<>
liberal applications of potash and lime Roosters............................ .25 ADAPTED
Half grown....................... ..... .IS to .20 TO THE SOUTH.
before the plants are set. Onions and Turkeys per pouDd.gross........._. .08
celery be made do Ducks....................... ........... 25 to .30 ONION SETS
might to something, Geese ... .. .......................... -35
possibly also cabbage. For the two Leeks perdoz bunches..... ......... -25 RED AND YELLOW, $4.00 per Bushel.
......... .. ....
Radishes per doz .. .. .No demand WHITE .
latter you should apply salt freely, as Cucumbers,crate..... .............. .1.25101.50 $4.50" "
well as lime and potash. Spinach per bushel................ .75101.00 Send for price list.
Cabbage Florida scarce.... ......... None L.
You cannot count on any satisfactory Salsify per dozen bunches....,..... None CAMERON, Seedsman,
Lima Beans quart......... ........ .10 to 12)6)! JaolC80n.vlI1e. 11'lorld.a.
results at all unless you use the Florida Honey, pound section........... .10

above mentioned mineral matters witha .....
generous hand. Gas lime has been 300 ACRES IN NURSERY. ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS 38TH YEAR.

New York Market.
known to produce results on raw muck

quite beyond the money value of the Pineapple FRUIT TREES Specially Adapted to Florida.

expenditure, for this is a very cheap Pines arc in lighter receipt, and the

substance, costing only a few cents a market is easy; the range is from 4.00 to Oriental Pears, Japan Plums on Mariana Stocks,Japan Persimmons
Plants Grape
Strawberry ,
9.00 for Ilavanas; 9.00 to 16.00 for Flor- Vines, etc. Rare Coiuferae Broad Leaved Evergreens, Camelias, 50,000 Palms
bushel in Baltimore. But this is impregnated idas smooth Jfr
; Cayennes 20.00 to 50.00. -
with sulphur compoundswhich 10,000 CAlUPHOR .
are injurious to vegetation andit and Cinnamon Trees Roses. The Greenhouse Department is
cucumbers have arrived freely, and Southern the largestand most complete in the
States. We
I everything in trees and
plants suited
should be allowed to weather before show wide range of quality and value; logue free. Address P. J. BERCKMANS, Augusta. Ga. No Agents.to Southern horticultuie. Cata

being applied to crops. So also of demand very light for anything below --

lime and ashes, if you employ the latter fancy. A few lots of fancy fresh and rels, 2.00; boxes, 2.75 to 3.00; 2,860 boxes

form ot potash. By lime we mean closely selected stock sold up to 1.75 and ; oranges, repacked. 1.55 to 2.10. Bradley Rcdfltld. Eugene B. RcdJUld.

rarely 2.00 per crate, but most sales have I Half boxes Rodi, 3.50. ESTABLISHED 1871.
quicklime; stone lime freshly been at 1.00 to 1.50, and toward the close ......
burned and recently slacked. Air- prices have fallen to 1.50 for the finest, St. Louis Market. REDFIELD" SON,

slacked lime has not nearly so greatan with a large part of the supply going at ORANGES-Unchanged. Quote: Mexican Commission MerchantsAND
50c to 1.00. Florida
effect muck egg plants are quite
on raw as qiucklime. 3.25 to 3.50 per box; Jamaica, 5.00
plenty and moving slowly; very choice to 6 00 -
< barrel. String beans
As said above per quiet,
we you must pre large, bright and sound sometimes reach
yourself to be less disappointed 1.25 half barrel box but Southern pole (express), 1.00 per box;
pare more or per few sales are round Fruit Auctioneers
( (freight) 75 to 85c; flat and wax
whatever you plant. Better above 75c to 1.00, and spotted and soft not quotable. Cucumbers scarce, choice

try a limited area, treat it thoroughlywith lots go at almost any bid. Southern Florida, 1.50 per bushel box; hothouse 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
have arrived in
the minerals recommended and green peas some quantity 75c per dozen. Gumbo, choice Florida, We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
from Virginia; they sold well at 1.25 to 2.00 to 2.25 (6-basket) crate. Tomatoes either at private sale which has
let it receive at least one good rain be 1.75 half barrel basket to Thurs- per ( heretofore been
per up Florida slow sale our custom) the auction
offerings at 1.00 or by system (
fore it is planted. Do not be discouraged day, but since then 1.50 has been about 6-basket
per crate; fancy homegrown, to our business)as yon may desire.
; plow the land repeatedly; let i rit top, and late receipts have been often too 1.00 per bushel on orders. Egg plant, --- -

weather out sweet; it will be goodproperty poor to exceed 1.00 to 1.25. String beans choice Southern, 1.50 per orange box;
in liberal
have been and
after a while. Professor D. supply favoring 4.00 per barrel. e-i eI
buyers; stock is arriving from Florida to .*. .
C. Sutton believes that fresh water; Virginia but mostly from Charleston.
F. C. & P. B. R. 1 ? SMOKE
muck becomes sourer each year it is Quality from all points is irregular, and I ffl M1 MEAT WITH

cultivated, at least under cane culture, much of the stock is overgrown and FUSERS scan or UQUID txTRAcrliSMQKE
Resumption of the Through Sleeper +
coarse. Late receipts from Norfolk have ISRCU
but we are hardly prepared to R.E.KlWJSER&BRD.MJ1JDltm.: \
acceptthis contained very few lots of good quality Line Between Jacksonville and -
opinion. At least, it does not Kansas Oity.
and most sales have been at low figures. and of which afford little
year, or
agree with our observation of rice culture Georgia and Florida receipts have also The Florida Central & Peninsular and no margin to shippers because it's entirely -

on muck, and you can sow that been generally below prime, and drag- its connections have arranged to resume too early-following too closely the

cereal next spring with considerableconfidence. ging at low prices; Charleston lots are of I the through sleeper line between Jacksonville disappearance of the old crops Cucum-

the best average quality, but these are and Kansas City. The first car bcrs, string beans, egg plants, gumbo,
also very irregular and show wide range will start from Kansas City Sunday squash, etc., are among the offerings.

in price. Green sold at about 50 to 75c morning 15th inst., at 10:50: a. m., arriving Tomatoes and other products that usual-

up to today when the market fell to 40 in Jacksonville Tuesday morning, ly mark the advent of spring will appear

Harkets. to 50c for about the best, with many 17th mat at 9 a. m. The first car west- here from the State very soon.

poor lots offering down to 25 to 35c. ward will leave Jacksonville Tuesday aaa

ORANGES.-P. Ruhlman & Co. say: Ja- evening at 6:45: p. m. The route is over The of the is
pecan crop country surprisingly -
JACKSONVILLE FLA., November. 13. mgica oranges are arriving in poor condi- the Florida Central & Peninsular Rail- small this year and a big advance .

FRUITS AND PRODUCE. tion, hence give very little satisfaction to road, Southern Railway, Kansas City, in prices is already manifest. This
the trade. Californias will be here earlier Memphis & Birmingham and Kansas shortage follows the largest
Corrected by Marx Bros. City, Fort Scott & Memphis Railroad via crop ever
than usual; we expect several cars of grown in the United States, which last

These are average quotations. Extra choiceloti Mexicans on the way, and will have agoer Everett, 'Macon, Atlanta Birmingham, year's yield proved to be. Those parties

fetch prices above top quotations,while string of them on the way up to Christ- Fort Holly Scott.Springs, Memphis,Springfield without and who invested last season and carried over
Through sleeper
lots sell lower. mas.The change. This is the only through sleep- part of last year's crop are being well rewarded
Goodsell Fruit sold for their
Florida Oranges ................ .....2.7S to 3 Company ing car line between Jacksonville and enterprise and good
Lillie, 3 peck crate.. ................ 1.50 Nox. 2,2,464 boxes repacked Jamaica oranges Kansas City. judgment.
i, i .......... ........ 50: 1.55 to 2.20; Nov. 4, 2,150 boxesrepacked *
Apples bbl...........V"i.V....... t.15to 1.50 1.50 to 2.25; 25 packages grapefruit Notwithstanding the
... enormous potato
Grapes Catawba 5lb basket. .18 Our St. Louis Letter.
Pines crate ........-...... 4.00 ; barrels 2.25 to 7.74; boxes, 2.62J to yield of last year, which sent prices down
Lemons Messina.bOx................ 3.00 3.50; Nov. 5, 1003 barrels Jamaica oranges Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: in all the leading markets to
English Peas, dried,bu... .......... I I 2.10 to 3.65; Nov. 6,1,518 packagesJamaica I Florida is shipping here at present unprecedented
Peanuts best brand..... ............. .04 to.Q4X I figurers, the crop for 1896 is one
Cabbage New York each .......... fruit; oranges, barrels, 2.50 to quite liberally a variety of products not of the largest on record. The prices of
Potatoes,N. Y., bbl ........ ........ ..4 4.00. boxes, 1.3.5 to 2.25; grape fruit, barISO usually looked for at this season of the the spuds in many of the big trade cen

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ters,as well as rural districts, went down I island is with the United States and a Influence of Climate on the Compo- NOTICE

to ten cents a bushel last spring-at this .sound money man is wanted.H. sition of Plants. OF INTENTIONTO

season of the year when usually highest, G. Buai r.
and it was generally conceded that such Ewarton, Jamaica. Great stress is placed upon the cli- APPLY FOR LETTERS

discouraging results would lead to a largely .. mate as affecting the value of certain

reduced acreage this year. However, A Money-Maker in Hard Times.I locations for the growth of special
the visible is large and high
supply very PATENT.
fruits. On this Prof. Crozier
prices are not entertained by the most have for the past five years had a pret- point

sanguine *or any part of the crop before ty hard struggle to make a living but says : "Has climate an influence on -

the growth of 1897 appears. It is believed about three months ago I began selling the composition of plants? Certain Notice is hereby given on the tenth
by many that there will be some for- Self-Heating Flatirons and have made localities are noted for the productionof of December, A. D. 1800,the undersigned will

eign demand soon. Germany, it is said, from $4 to $5 every day, which I think is essential oils and other active prin- ters apply patent to Governor on the following Henry L.Proposed Mitchell Charter for let-
will have to import. pretty good for an inexperienced woman. for THE EAST MEXICO IMPROVEMENT
The of Arabia the Cox-
My brother is now selling irons and makes ciples. perfumes PANY.

The demand for cold storage for apples more money than I do, but he has sold tea of China, the tobacco of warm cli- L. R. BENJAMIN, Jacksonville, Fla.J. .

has been so great that it is difficult to other things and is more experienced.The mates are not of equal quality in all O. GREELEY, "

get good cold storage at any price, and iron is self-heating, so it is the proper other localities where these plants may W. H. HArtWICK, &I

incident/! the big apple crop has proveda heat all the time; and you can iron in grow. Aromatic plants, says Wallace, -
do and have
half the time commonly
all the cold stor- you
bonanza for
characteristic of deserts the world
East West. the clothes much nicer. You can iron out are Articles of Incorporation.
houses in the country, or
The age buyers and speculators here under a tree or in any cool place,and one over. They also seem more abundant -

have apple drawn heavily on Eastern cold stor- cent's worth of benzine will do an ordi- in warm climates. The produc- -
ironing, so save the price of the KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that
plants to carry apples till towards nary you tion of their characteristic products to ,the
age we undersigned
addressing citizens of the State of
iron in fuel in few weeks.
spring, but at a cost not exceeding half a By the full extent does not necessarilyfollow Florida hereby associate ourselves together
what they would have to pay here for W. H. Baird & Co., 140 South High- and form a body politic and corporate under
the land Avenue. Station A, Pittsburgh, Pa., a healthful growth, for in other and by virtue of the laws of the State of

same space. you can get full particulars, and I know climates a full development may be attained Florida porations now,and in publish force governing and declare general the following cor-
any one can do splendidly anywhere. We and seed perfected without objects and powers of said company, to-
The big grape crop is still in evidencein sell at nearly every house, and every woman them. The rhubarb of Turkey loses Wit:
the various markets of the country, that irons once with a Self Heating First. The name of said corporation shall
and three-fourths of the its medicinal quality when grown in be "The East Mexico Improvement Com
although over Iron will have one, as it saves so much "
crop is marketed or consumed, what remains labor and does so much better work. I England. Hemp fails to produce in company pany. The shall general oe located or in home the city of Jack

is offered at the very low prices MRS. :M. B. England the resinous matter largely I sonville Duval county, Florida U. 8. A., at
ruling during the season. The figures used in India which office the general affairs of the company -
as an intoxicating drug. I shall be
received for the to date have been said company
crop The hemlock is said shall have power through its Board of Directors
the lowest in the history of the trade, Smoking Meats Without a Fire.It poison not to pro- hereinafter provided for to open-

and the growers everywhere, as a rule, I is possible to give to cured meats a duce conicine when grown in the other offices in such places in the United
I north of Scotland. Aconite also loses States, Mexico or other countries as it may
in mood the outcome.
are an ugly over delicious, smoky flavor without a smoke- deem necessary for the transaction of the said
The many who largely depended upon house or a fire. Krauser's Liquid Extractof its poisonous character when in cold company's business.

the crop for a livlihood are especially ina Smoke, obtained from the smoke of countries. Sassafras when in Second. The object and business of tho
bad way financially, and will not in the hickory wood, is strongly recommendedby grown company shall be to acquire by purchase oroth..rwisc
Europe loses its peculiar aromatic real estate in said
confidence in the county or State
future place so those who have used it as a practical and other States of tho United States as wellas
. vineyard. article for effectually, conveniently and odor. The myrtle, according to Pliny, in Mexico and such other countries as may
economically preserving all kinds of was more fragrant when grown in be deemed best by tho Board of Directors of
J tho ,and to
improve and
The markets are crowded to death cured meats. It makes the meat solid, Egypt, than when grown in Italy. same as well as to sell, mortgage develop, lease the or
with Never were keeps it moist and free from insects, otherwise dispose of it.
everywhere they so cheap and apples.abundant in all the skippers and mould, and gives it a much With regard to the quality of fruitsit To buy, sell and exchange all classes of

large cities. The New York crop alone better flavor than can be obtained by is sometimes said that the highly stocks, bonds, notes and mortgages.To .
smoking the old Besides saving colored fruits of northern latitudes borrow and loan money such security,
was sufficient to supply every market in way. are terms and conditions as the company shall
the country at low prices. Hundreds of, time and bother it obviates all danger also better flavored. This seems but deem best. .

car loads of bulk apples came here from from fire and the risk of having the meats partly true as a considerable amountof Third The amount of capital stock shall
New York and Michigan tho past four stolen, as they can be kept in a secure be Three Million ((13,000.0)0)<() ) dollars, divided
place instead of a detached smoke house. heat seems necessary with most into Three Hundred Thousand ((300,000): )) sharesof
weeks and the depots and tracks became
Ten(f 10,00)) each, to be paid up as by-laws
big wholesale markets where they were Every one who cures meats, no matter fruits for complete ripening and the may direct.

sold by the barrel measure at 50 centsto how much or how little, should give highest flavor. The uniform climatesof Fourth. The term of existence shall be
Extract of Smoke a trial. It is perfectly perpetual from date of issuing Letters
$1 to all classers of buyers. Nearly California and England do not pro- Patent.
half the entire receipts were thus disposed healthful and wholesome. The manu- duce flavored fruits those F.fth. The amount of indebtedness of said
of without the barrels, which are facturers, E. Krauser & Bro., Milton, Pa as finely as corporation shall at no time exceed fifty ((50))
quite an expense considering the marketat will send circulars and particulars to any with greater extremes of temperature. per cent of the par value of the stock issued.

present. However, after this time one who writes for them. Everyone knows how insipid are not Sixth.less than A Board three of directors nor more, composed than eleven of

most of the offerings will come barreled. -- -a-- peaches and melons which ripen late stockholders, shall manage and control its af
The prices $1 to $1.25 do not discourage in the Locations fairs and have general supervision of its bus-
No doubt you want a good farm paper. season. near large iness interests Said board shall be elected
shipment. P. M. KIELY. I We would like your opinion of THE RURAL bodies of water are generally consid- annually at the time and in the manner provided
NEW Y ORKElt. For ourselves we by the by laws of said corporation; first
reliable fruit
more for growing, election of said board shall take place on the
Slump inJamaictts. never saw anything to compare with it. but it is seldom claimed that the fruitis second Wednesday in December, A. D. 1897,
Send to THE RURAL NEW YORKER, New and until which time the said board shall be
Editor Farmer and Fruit-G rower. York, and get a free sample copy. If either quite as highly colored or as composed of the undersigned incorporators,
in the business caused who shall continue in office until their successors a
The depression you want it-and you will-we will sendit well flavored as that produced in the are duly elected and qualified.

by rushing green and poorly packed fruit and TilE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER hotter and drier climate of the interior.If Seventh. The officers of said corporationshall
onto an overstocked market, still continues. both one year for $2.50. be a President, Vice President, Secre-
Here, as in Florida, it is impossible .. .. we add to the modifying influ- tary and Treasurer (one person may hold two
to form a combination to regulate the or more offices),who shall be elected annually
of climate the influence of soil
ence by the Board of
Tho Board above
each has been
output, so shipper S8 selected to serve until the first annual
we shall be better able to account for meet-
doing his best to ship all the fruit he can LUCAS COUNTY. J ing shall choose said officers to servo until the
lay hands on. The result is one familiarto FRANK J. CHENEY makes oath that he some of the results above noted. In first annual election and until their successors -

Florida orange growers in the past. is the senior partner of the firm of F. J. fact there are at least four determin. are elected and qualified.
Eighth. Said
Money has been lost by nearly every ship- CHENEY &Co., doing business in the Cityof i ing factors that fix the quality of our laws consistent with corporation the laws shall cf the adopt State by of

per in the island. In fact I only knowof Toledo, County and State aforesaid, cultivated fruits. They are, first, lati- Florida and with these articles of incorporation :? -
one shipper that can show a balanceon and that said firm will ply the sumo of for the mana men of its ; ..

the right side to date, and that is Mr. ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each tude including altitude or elevation of first all adopted the shares shall of be stock adopted then by issued a majority; they

C. B. Hubbard, whose business is man- and every case of CATARRH that cannotbe above a sea level; second, locationjin- may bo amended or repealed in the manner
aged by Mr. Goldsmith II. Williams of cuued by the use of HALL'S CATARRII cluding proximity to water influence; provided by said by-laws.

Crescent City Fla. Mr. Hubbard packsin CURE. third, soil, as clay, loam, gravel or fixed In witness whereof we have hereunto af
hands and
our seals this seventh day of
Florida style exclusively, employing FRANK CHENEY. sand ; and fourth, cultivation, including November, A. D. 1806.
Florida packers to do the work, and as it Sworn to before me and subscribed in L. R.
and air [Seal.]
is sold on its merits as choice Jamaica- my presence, this 6th day of December pruning, training expos J, C. GKBBLKY. [Seal.]
not Florida fruit, it has sold better than A. D. 1886. ure.-Fruit.W. W. II. HARWICH, [Seal 1ss.

the regular Jamaica pack in barrels, I -. A. W. GLEASON, --+w-- STATE or FLORIDA,

which is put up in very poor shape.To {SEAL } Notary Public.Hall's I J. Morris and Alf. Robinson are County of Duval. } .
date '
about 125,000 barrels of '
oranges -v- On this day personally appeared before me,
and grapefruit have been shipped, prob- Catarrh Cure is taken internallyand engaging in barrel culture of straw L. R. BenJamin, W. H. Harwick, and J. C.

ably a little over half the crop, which acts directly on the blood and mu- berries. The plants are doing well G reeley,to me well known as the persons who

promises to be about the same as last cous surfaces of the system. Send for and will soon be quite ornamental.- and signed acknowledged the foregoing that articles they of incorporation executed the

year, or about 200,000 barrels, equivalentto testimonials free.F Green Cove Spring. same for the purposes thereto exprcssed-
400,000 boxes. Prices for whereupon it is that the same be
oranges[ J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, 0. prayed may
recorded.In .
have ruled low far but
so are expectedto
JSSTSold; by Druggists, 75c. witness whereof I have hereunto set my
look up for the next two months. .. A State paper publishes an item hand
... and seal, this Seventh day of Novem-
Prices have ranged from $2.00 to $4.00 from a London, England, paper stating ber, A. D. 1896.
per barrel and $1.50)() to $2.37 per box; THE MOST SIMPLE AND SAFE REMEDYfor ALLEY GBXELET.:
that the first of Florida
grapefruit 2.50 to $4.00 per box. a Cough or Throat Trouble is "Brmcn's ( Notary Public,
The result of the election is looked Bronchial Troches." They possess real i oranges had arrived and sold at $6.10 ?}SEAL} State of Florida.

for anxiously as the main business of the merit to $6.85 per box. \ v732 -' at Large.j .

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., Cotton Seed Meal as a Feed for and one-half pounds, and measures STRAWBERRY PLANTS. The old relia- INDIAN RIVER SEEDLING STRAWBERRY
Butter. improved Alabama Noo- For catalogue send to J. B,
twelve inches in and inchesin
length ten BEACH & CO., Melbourne, Fla.BOWKER'S .
nans. First class packing guaranteed. $1.50
It has been the of
prevailing opinion circumference. This corn was per looo f, o. b. R. Puddy, Law tey, Fla.
dairymen and especially amongst the ANIMAL MEAL. To crake hens
grown on pine land, without fertilizing -
Our little book the
SALE Two Leon county farms 480 acres grow.
dairy authorities, that the feeding of and is not a clear cut giant by itself FOR 390 acres. Excellent fo stock raising and Egg tells all about It. E. W. AMSDEN

cotton seed meal in quantity has a tendency but is simply a sample of ten tobacco Fla. growing. W. B. Clarkson Jacksonville, o-i9-tf Ormond Fla.WIRE .

1:. to spoil the butter product by acres." Probably the cob is about 24-tf NETTING, best goods for the least

injuriously affecting the flavor and three-fourths of the entire weight.CENTAWORD" IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres to years set Write for latest price list E. W.
Orange in other fruit trees, etc.
;50 AMSDEN, Ormond, Fla. 9-t9-tf
making the same tallowy and hard. I For sale at a sacrifice. Address"}I." The Palms,
Recent experiments conducted at the Lane Park.Lake County, Fla 4 27-910:
Iowa Experiment Station would seem COLUMN.RATES. LOUISIANA) grass fir lawns and permanent
CORN MILLS AND SHKLLERS for fam pastures. Sets $1.50 per 1,000 by express; 35
to contradict this. Hand or power. Shel'ers $2.50.; cents per hundred postage paid. W.H. POWERS,
The experiment was conducted with .-Twenty words, name and address Mills, 15.00, $40.00. Will make coarse grits or Lawtey, Fla.IERKSlIIR.
one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents Noth- fine meal oatmal graham flour. "Daisy" gar-
fine grade Shorthorns. Butter was ing taken for less than 25 cents. den plow, $3.00. Address the Editor, Box 524, } BOAR PIGS from thorough
made from their milk before the cot Advertisements for this column MUST be pre- Jacksonville, Fla. stock. Entitled to reg-
paid. ister. Write us for prices. Fisher & Powers,
ton seed meal was fed to make a SALE. 25 ACRE LE CONTE I Lawtey Fla.MAMMOTH.
Send no stamps larger than two cents. FOR Grove,trees set twelve
standard to test by. The first change years; right on
Initials and figures count as one word. the railroad. Five acres of it in the corporate BRONZE TURKEY GOBBLERS
was made by removing two pounds of limits of Monticello, Fla. Box 524, Jacksonville $1.25. Limited number. P.

bran from the ration and substituting SPLENDID OPENING AT MANATEE.We Fla. Rock Pullets and hens,reasonable prices. MRS.
A are offering our Grocery and General GOMPERTS Lady Lake Fla. 10-24-3
f' two pounds of cotton seed meal. This Merchandise business for sale for cash in orderto GENUINE Nunan Bessie: Cherokee, Colum-
meal was increased by "periods" with close up an estate. This is a rare opportunity Michel's Early. Stevens
YES, want spendid five-year-old,or
and you
Jefferson Strawberry Plants $
in this thriving section. Write at once to R. H. per 1,000 .oo. OH
one pound more of meal and one Johnson Manatee, Fla. it JULIUS Ala. SCHNADELBACH Lock Box 4,Grand Bay budded seed trees-Grapefruit bed Grape Fruit or Seedlings Orange-write choice for

pound of bran removed, and so on, prices. V. B. WEBSTER, Seminole Nursery,
A GREAT BARGAIN. Large Buds in
until six pounds of cotton seed meal AT Large Stock. Will bear in a few years. Va- NURSERY TREES WILL HAVE 20,000 Fort Meade. Fla. 10-24 4
rieties true to name. J. L. Derieuz Lakeland of the most popular varietiesfor
was fed. The butter was scored at Fla. "- delivery this fall and winter. Send in your 1-j OR SALE. Half million Golden Selfblanching -
the and by commission orders now, and be sure to get what you want. i Celery plants. Ten thousand fifteen
creamery SUMMER ORANGE TREES. Tan- Pric s and particulars on application. W. K. dollars. Also covered pirery of choice Cayennesand
merchants in Chicago, with the following grafts on two to four inch rough Trimble, Braidentown, Manatee County Fla. Abbakas. Bear Head Farms,Pine Castle,
results: Lemon stock; also sour seedlings % to i inch i08-tf Fla. 10-31-3
stock. J.D, Franklin lit. Dora, Fla. 11-14-4
FIFTY THOUSAND IMPROVED Pineapple Plants. All grown from Parson Drown.Boone Pineapple,
flavor 41. In period four, 41.5, where 50,flflfl Newnan Strawberry Plants for fruiting plants at our Modelo Park Pinery. OR- King;, Ruby and Tardiff. Marsh Seedless and
the cows were having four pounds of sale at $1.50 per 1000 by T. E. Blackshear,Thom- LANDO GRAPE AND FRUIT CO., C. S. Van Triumph Grape Fruit. Villa Franca Lemon.
asville Ga. Houten,Orlando, F a. 10-10-6 Geo. E. Snow. Eastlake, Fla. 10-319
the meal, and dropped to 40 U when 4-3

fed five or six pounds of the meal TRUCKERS IN THE FROSTLESS REGION Three Months old. Cross thoroughbred PEAS Orange Trees and Buds.
can profitably compete with Cubans in supplying Berkshire and Poland China. Heifer MCNEIL supply of the celebrated McNeil
which shows an exceedingly slight Northern cities with Okra in the early Calf, part Jersey, eight months old cheap Peas. A few Tardiff and Parson Brown trees on
evil effect upon the flavor when feed spring. Plant from now on to the first of March. Parker & Cable go.d strong sour roots, also a few thousand buds
Get my Early Smooth Green Pod Seed from the 11-7-3 Drayton Island Fla. for sale. Will guarantee satisfaction in every
ing an excess of meal, as we have al- Steckler Seed Co.,518 Gravier St., New Orleans. case. W. H. Mann, Manville, Putnam county,
ways considered feeding five and six The Reddick only BurasLa.profitable variety for shipping. W. S.- NO EQUALS IN TIIR STATE. SATSUMA Florida. 926
trees on sweet stock Hart's Late Dan-y
. pounds. The churning was done at CAMPHOR Tangerines ft- d Parson Brown, budded low ANTED. 3000 Orange Buds on Sour Stock.
\ 52 degrees, instead of the usual high trees 4 to 5 feet SEED, 50 cents f i per each.quar'T.Cam K. trained to t-tkks. Buds 4 to 7 fret high Liuiitfd 'XT I State age, size;; and variety of buds, also
Godbey Waldo, Fla stock. Write now. H. FRIEDLANDKR, In- age and size of sour stock. E. H. Mote. Lees-
.temperature, which sometimes reaches IM4-3 terlachen Fla. 10-10-10 burg, Fla. iJ-7-3

. 70 degrees. This result favors the SOUTHERN SEED COMPANY, Glencoe Ala-

? t great cheap meal feed of the South, logue Free.. Seed and Fancy Poultry.11-14-3 Cata-

and let us hope it is true,-Southern

Judge Syd L. Carter has just be- Successors to

come the owner of the celebrated] Jersey Richard Nos. 518 Froticher's and 520 Gravier Gravier St.,Street New Branch Orleans Store La., C. M. MALI SIT:, Proprietor.:

bull, Hamburg. This bull was Importers and dealers in Flower Field and
sired by "Irish Exile" out of a pure Garden Seeds. Grasses clover bulbs, seed potatoes
and fruit trees in thtir season, Conductedby
St. Helier, Nobless cow, and was im- relatives! of the late Richard Frotscher. Order

ported by the Hamburg company from send through for one Richard(reeWANTED. Frotscher's' manual of 1896 or Wholesale and Retail Dealer in !

the Isle of Jersey at a cost of $600 in

1893 among a lot of Jersey cows that One car load of Sphagnum Moss
20th. Address, M. E, Gillett General
were brought over to the World'sFair. Tampa, Fla. 10 313 Nursery

The company became financially -

embarrassed and Judge Carter L'RESII SUED, CITRUS TRIFOLIATA, 15

became the owner of the bull through proof a Cents hedge.per Fresh Hundred.Camphor Makes tree the seed best 35 cents hog- THE LARGEST ASSORTMENT OF

legal proceedings in South Florida. per hundred postpaid. Edward II, Robie Mt. I
Dora, Fla. ,
We are glad to note any well directed

tion.-Gainesville effort to improve the Sun.stock in this sec Orange, Lemon, Lime and Grapefrt t Trees

Our Canaveral correspondent says : We Make a Specialty of

J. P. Turner of Ponce Park, is making -

extensive preparations for gathering GET THE PURE PARSON BROWN BUD. SEEDLESS CITRUS FRUIT TREES.
have reduced prices for our budwood
and drying the palmetto berry very low. We have no agents here. Persons
crop hereabouts. We are glad to see wanting bud wood guaranteed pure Parson Brown
(Carney: tree) should order direct from us. Now
that someone has enterprise enough to and is the time for fall budding-wood well matured Our intentions are to close out this immense stock of Citrus trees, if fine trees and bed-
secure at least a portion of the large CARNEY prces very CO. low. Address us Lake Weir Fla. rock prices will do It. We have twenty fire varieties of Citrus trees propagated on Sour,
or John L. Carney. 10-10-6
Grapefruit, Sweet and Rough Lemon Seedling Roots as follows :
crop here. We understand that :Mr.

Turner has orders for 5,000 bushels of ORANGES.
dried berries, and that is only a small Dancy Tangerine, Eureka (seedless)
part of the amount of berries which Satsuma (seedless) Belalr Premium and Genoa.

could be gathered in this vicinity. Mandarin.King POMELO or GRAPEFRUIT.

This would be a good place for a man- King Tangerine.
Qfl nnn Kumquats(oblong and round).
ufacturing druggist to erect a small ) including seedling Grape Fruit Uuby Blood. Excelsior.
Hart's and Valencia late. Pineapple. Tangerines ... Aurantium (sweet rind
Dancy Joppa Late, (Seedless) )
laboratory, and use the berries fresh Budded Grape Fruit. Eureka Lemons Pineapple. ? Halls.
'instead of dried, as it is believed that Seedless Grape Fruit;all buds on 4% year old Valencia Late. *f
Grape Fruit stock. Very fine,prices reasonable Parson Brown LIMES.
half of the good qualities of the berryare BOWYER& STEPHENS, Lakeland, Fla. 10-10-8 St. Michael Blood (paper rind) Tahiti (seedless)

lost in drying.-Indian River Ad- Jaffa, (Sanford's).
Hart's Tardiff, (Sanford's).
vocate.A FRUIT TREES, VINES, Centennial. -' =. Japanese Peaches, Plums, Chestnuts and
i Boone's Early.Mediterranean. Persimmon Trees.
sample of Georgia "gourdseed"corn PLANTS and NUT TREES. Sweets, (Sanford's.) Strawberry and Pineapple Plants, etc.

produced by a grower in Her- dens For and Southern Groves.Orchard No agents., Gar For descriptive) catalogue] and price-list, apply) to
nando Write for
county, is thus described by the : price list.

Brooksville Star: "The ear weighs two JENNINGS NURSERY CO., C. M. MA1 SH,
9-26-25 Thomasville, Ga.
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35, North Klver-5 P. M. 'jc4
City of Augusta ...... .... .......................... ...........................Tuesday, Nov. 3
Kaunas City............................ ............ ........ ... .............Thursday.Nov. 5 t. tT;;;
Tallahassee .......... ..... .... ........................... ... ................Saturday,Nov. 7
City of Birmingham ...... ........................ .. ...... .... .. ...... .. Tuesday, Nov. 10 ,
City of Augusta .......... .......... ... ..... .... .......................... ....Thursday, Nov. 12
Kansas City .................. .................. ................. ........ ... Saturday Nov 14 naA
Tallahassee ............ ... ..u....................................... .... ........ Tuesday, Nov. 17 to o
City of Birmingham. ...... ....... .... ................. ................. ...Thursday, Nov. 19
City or Augusta..... .. ... ............................................. .Saturday, Nov. 21
Kansas City.... ................' ........................ ... .......... .....Tuesday Nov. 24 c Tallahassee .. ...... ... ....... ............... .......................... ....ThursdayNov., 20
City of Birmingham..... ........ .......................... ............ ...Saturday, Nov. 28
G.M. SORRKLL. Manager, New Pier No.35, North River.


Nacoochee. .......... ............... ....................... ...................... Tuesday,Nov. '3
Chattahoochee ....... ......... ... .. .................:. ...... ................... Friday, Nov. 6 Finest Cuisine and Service. No Transfers Between Jacksonville and New Fork.
Gate City ....................... .................... ... .... ......... .............Tuesday, Nov. 10 The Fleet is composed of the Handsome Steel
New Steamers
Nacoochee.................................... .................... .................Saturday,Nov. 14 following :
Chattahoochee...... ................................................... ...... Wednesday, Nov.
.... .................. .. .... ...... .... Comanehe" "
Gate City. ... .. ...... .. ... .. .... .... .... Saturday, Nov. 21 (new) "Algonquin Iroquois Cherokee "jSeminolo'
Nacoochee ......... ...... ... .... .................. .. ........ ................:Thursday, Nov. 26 ,
RICHARDSON & BARNARD.Agents lewis's Wharf. -

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

City of STEAMER Macon: (freight only) .................. .... ..... .... .. ... ... ..........TuesdayNov.lo From JACKSONVILLE, FLA., (calling at Charleston).......... .......Sundays Tuesdays and Thursday. '"
City of Macon (freight )) ........ ............. ........ ......... ............. Friday, Nov. 20 Erom CHARLESTON, S. C., .................. ..... ...... ......... Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays.
City of Macon (freight only). . ..... ............ ........ ... ........Monday Nov. 30 For hours of sailing see "Clyde Line" Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers
M. C. HAMMOND. Agent, 13 South Third Street.


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

Tallahassee.. .....Tuesday, Nov. 3, 4 oo p. m. City of Augusta.........Tuesday, Nov. 17, 3.30 p.m. For CHARLESTON, S. C., ............ ...... ........................ Mondays, Wednesdays and FridaysFor
City of Birm'gh'm..Ths'day, Nov, 5, 5.30 p. m. Kansas City. .Thursday, Nov. 19 4 30 p. m.CityofAugusta..lSaturdayNov .
( 7, 7.oop.m. Tallahassee..Saturday, Nov. :21, 5.30p.m. JACKSONVILLE,FLA., (calling at Charleston) .. .......... .. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Kansas City ..... .Tuesday. Nov 10, 8xo p. m. City of Birm'gh'm.. Tuesday, Nov. 24, 9.00 a.m.
Tallahassee..Thursday, Nov 12, n.ooa. m. City of Augusta ...Tursday, Nov, 26, 8 oo p. m,
City of Birm'h'm.. Saturday, Nov. 14 t.-o p. m. Kansas City... ...Saturday, Nov.28, ii.ooa.m. CLYDE'S ST. JOtffiS 1iVE lkIN.E


Central ((90 Meridian<< ) 'l'lmalll below. DE GARY LINE. r

Gate City....... Wednesday Nov 4, 4.00 p. Nacoochee... .....Friday, Nov. 20, S.oop. m. Jacksonville, Palatka, San fora, Enterprise, Phi, and Intermediate
...... ....
Nacoochee Nov. 8.00
Monday 9 p.m'l Chattahoochee..Tuesday: Nov. 24 7,00 m.
Chattahoochee.... Thursday Nov. 12, n.ooa Gate City...........Friday, Nov. 27, 800 p.p.m. Landings on the St. Johns JHver.
Gate City.... ...... Monday, Nov 16, 3.00 p. JJ.I The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer


i Central ((90 Meridian) Time-an below. CAPT. W A. SHAW,
City of Macon.... Thursday, N..v. 5, 5.20 p. I City of Macon..Wednesday Nov.25, 830. a. m. Is appointed to sail as follows: .
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City of Macon....... Sunday, Nov. 15 i.oo a. | .
Leave Jacksonville Sundays Tuesdays and Friday at m.
Returning Leave Sanford.................. ......Mondays. Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9 3.30 co p.a. m.
Jacksonville, Florida.C. SOUTHBOUND. NORTHBOUND
.G.ANDERSON,AGENT, Savannah, Ga Read Down SCHEDULE. Read Up.

Leave 3 30 p. m. .........................Jacksonville ............ ...... Arrive 3.30 a.m.
M 8.45p ...... ....Palatka.................... ...... Leave m.
W. A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. it 3.00 a. m. ... ................... ... .Astor............................ itit 9.00 4.00 p. m.
J. B. BOURSe itArrive 4.30 a m. .................... ......... St. Francis......................... p. ,
...... ... ........ .......................... Beresford ........................... u. a.3op.m 1.30 p.to.
8.30 a. m. .............. .... .... Sanford............... ........._ ...... to 9.00 a. m
WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO. 9.25a.m....................... .... Enterprise................... ...... 9.3Oa.m.
...... ..... .... I......................So.. Fla._k. R. Whart.... ............... u 11.00 a, m.

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A.J. COLE Gen.Pasunger Agent 5 Bowling Green, New York.
M. H. CLYDE Assistant Traffic Manager,5 Bow ing Green New York.
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J'ACK80NVIXotXotE, FIA. THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green, New York.
F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St.,Jacksonville PU.
JOHN L. HOW AM, Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville,Fla.
We Handle
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Gomple Stock of J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville.Fla.

Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour Bran, Wheat, Grits, Meal, WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents

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,- BEES. What Bee-Keeping Requires. After the hives come a few simple to cause some inconvenience to say

Bee frees-How to Secure a Colony. The essential thing in caring for and inexpensive tools, which facilitatethe the least.

Make a l large brush heap and fell bees is the right kind of hive. Not that I handling of bees. Chief among There are other tools, such as an

the tree: if possible, so that it will fall the bees will gather more honeyin these is what is known as a smoker. extractor, a drone trap, swarming
on the brush heap and not breach or any The fact was recognized long ago that box, a bee escape, etc., which will be
one hive than another. This is a when bees Disturbed alarmed' found those who
burst open where. the bees are located. are or necessary by carryon
When it falls have a good smoke ready fake of the patent hive vender, but they at once fill themselves with honey. certain phases of bee keeping, or

and smoke the bees thoroughly, so as some hives are more convenient than When filled with honey they seldom conduct it on a large scale, but the

to make them behave. Saw out the others, and enable the bee keeper to sting, unless hurt in some way. They farmers can manipulate a few colonies
section of the tree containing the so manipulate them that he can get dislike smoke of any kind very much, without any of them.-So. Ruralist.

combs and stand it on end, coveringthe his honey in marketable shape. Someof so that when a stream of it is thrown .

top end with a board.I the essentials of a good hive are ease into the hire they at once fill their
would"then'leave it alone so that of access, every part movable and interchangeable honey sacs. After this they may be
the beeS'may.all settle and go into the freeness from all super- driven from one place to another sim- Cramps, C r PL

gum. At night remove it to where fluous traps, drawers, etc., and a surplus ply by blowing a current of smoke Colic Colds, .
wanted to remain. arrangement holding boxes which upon them. The smoker is an implement ache,

Unless,I was very anxious ,to have may be taken out one at a time. Thereis for generating smoke, so con- DIARRHOEA, DYSENTERY,
them transferred to a movable frame no patent on anything of value in structed that the current may be di- and all BOW# COJIPUIN'l'S.If
hive immediately I would leave themin the construction of a bee hive and any rected to any point the operator A Sure Safe troub1elllinn.er,Quick Cure for thew It.

the gum until next spring when one can make a modern hive if he wishes. A very fair smoker may be

fruit blooms, which is usually the best wishes to do so. Competition, however had for fifty cents. The timid, and ) \
time to transfer. When you can proceed has so beaten down prices in those who have a number of coloniesto

according to directions given these goods that in most cases they manipulate, and want to work rap- (Pits urns'.) 4ff
( under transferring. You will find can be bought in the (flat, cut ready to idly, will find it convenient to have a Used Intcraalljr and%3ctetnaHy.

transferring treated upon in back numbers nail, for'about what the lumber would bee veil to protect the face, as a sting 'bro Sizes, o.and Me.botttaa ..

of this paper. cost in small quantities. about the head or near the eyes is apt ,J.+r+].ot