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: December 26, 1896
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
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Preceded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by: Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen

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Largest Fruit Growers !

:' HIGHEST ; 'Know the Best Varieties'and the, Kelsey:18 new .{ .
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_. We shipped more beaches from,our own orchards thIS r .
UT' season than all other growers in this section combined :
/G'III. and made big MONEY at it. .1

: 'fPAlD Bity'Trees From.flURSERMEH. ) ,S f l n Ha.rdrtg9k$ .

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: WIlD>> IRE FRUIT GROWHR8 ad ; full: culture ,. .
Everything for the South. ,
Up' \,
'. PeachtfPlum[ Pear Persimmon Citrus Fruits Grapes .
Nuts Ornamentals Roses Etc. Etc. Etc. I Orchards. .'
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350 Varieties. A'MILLION and a half trees. Over 300 acres.. 'I { l Florida Fruity \.
No BETTER stock tofldeetfrrim. None so LAHGE. ; Planting.i : : .r
New Catalogue with over 50 Illustrations, 28'New Photographic Views Free on
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THE GRIPPING BROS.'Co. Inc. cclenny. a.L. MARY F FLA, -. "!_ 1A. .
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FOR THE- 'TWENT r SECOND'YNAR.P-' I ;; '_ .. ...' i=, t'i) ( PR1CEL1

W. W. HAWKINS. SONS '. : We well-knoWnM <'

Are offering a Choice Lot of the Best Varieties of Orange Trees for these asoD'of 1896-97. ; ,*etc* ,J'i
All of our Nursery Stock is six years old with ono and two year buds. All Budded low, : I' <.',
and from Bearing trees. t. 'ft.- '11'<<' 25 .w.50!!: 9Uo tl.1t.OO"iau .. -' ;)v.l.

y # VARIETIES GUARANTEED TRUE TO NAME., 'l4'* l4.* Onl6n-- 5 5 m'20) "4(1'( ." LOO'.iO.\
Early Selections and Early Planting will prove the most successful. Prices Low. 'Ppmato; ; 5 20' WIIL.j
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Georgetown, Fla Write ,. .-...tj.,f--':;. '
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The miltQatJkee-f OttidQ Ofange Co.
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DUNEDIN HILLSBORO CO., FLA. : < ;.. 'jt.-.. 4 j _

,; Offers tft the public this season*the finest Citrus Nursery Trees'grown in'an experienceof : } ,.,> ,
thirteen consecutive years.. The stock is large and Includes the following widely ETC. < --
known and thoroughly approved varieties, viz: Satsuma, Mandarin, Parson Brown f"r _
and Centennial, Jaffa, Blood tark'l
Doon Early Majorca Ruby or Enterprise Seedless ; W .
(P : ,Pineapple, ;Homosassa,and Tangerine. Tardiff and King,Duncan and Marsh Seed + T_R L
. less Grapefruit.. Seedless Villa Franca Lemon. (matchless). Oblong Kumquat(superior PlumSFs
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s to the round). Budwood ;at all times. Prices reasonable.Prompt attention to cor '' : ( ,, !, _:' ,. .
t. respondents. dreS8 all communications and make all remittances payable to 'Eoses) Etc. .i 'tJ\

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Pluma. Delicious Celestial Figs.. Mulberries that bear fo. months? ., 'r8DM : The E -='

!Trifoliata stocks on two'and4hree years old. AU stock:clean and"healthy. Send'for inter- : and -' f :< .
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Does it not stand to reason'that a Southern firm 'that gives their th. v '
entire attention to rrowingland selling seeds for use m the&outh is in I:
a better position to supply fOur wants in the way of good seeds for Lit -'':&\
.- Southern planting than the Northern seed hou3e8. :Our'bustness is entirely : & S ;W:
in the South.. We want to sell you some of our seeds this year k ; r 'n' ..
for your garden. Send us your name'and address on ft postal card and <"
'. will send you our Catalogue and Price-list of seeds free Send now. 1 $ of '. ',
Catalogue for 1897 ready December, .t.5th., .. 4 j MARTERIAL '.. -'" '.:::"
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.S Peaches and Plums. i CARRIAGES BUGGIES HARNESSDirect

Referring the varieties peachesand ,
most in favor with orchard- from Factory Wholesale Prices SO percent.saved.
JEJE1OJJJ plums Write at for
Illustrated 200
.'. ; Guaranteed two years. once new beautifully
fists in this part of the country for this page Catalogue snowing latest styles In large variety,from a$10 can to
season's A. H. Manville of the the most stylish carriage. Prices In plain figures. Testimonials from
planting, '.a.-..... ,t every state. Highest awards at Worlds Fair and Atlanta Exposition. "A-1/P
Glen St. Mary (Fla.) Nursery Company, to-day. Oatloji rr... ALLIANCE CABKXAQE CO., ISS I.i, costs Street, CiaeiasttI,Olio.i .
writes the Southern Ruralist as follows:

"\u.r Till Insured ? nt THE LOWER SOUTH

Throughout the Lower South (except-
a man will. Insure his buildings Eastern and Peninsular Florida NOW READY FOR FALL PLANTING.
.. against fire whlcto come so seldom ing ),
and yet take chances on destruction of crops and there is more demand for Elberta
,--i'otherloues arisln<<-trom inefficient fences. the than for other of We have limited of fine budded. trees 1 old
'3 fence is a permanent Investment and any variety peaches. a supply orange year on sou
..flntereaton for tbat is the cost for absolute safety.- As this:variety has been on trial now for and trifoliate stock, 3 years old (budded low). All our nursery stock having
Write proofs.
.dozen or more years this demand is been banked last winter. Trees are now in thrifty condition. :
olAG good evidence that growers find it very Following varieties guaranteed true to name:
orofitable, although it is not an early
ripener. The success of the Elberta has I MED. SWEET, SANFORD MED, ,<. PARSON BROW>
:) loridaj given rise to the present enormous :peach I JAFFA, HART'S LATE, NAVEL,
production in Lower Central Georgia.In I and GRAPE FRUIT.' -
,andS the region of the Elberta (and' .
A few hundred fine trees of the true Pineapple. Orange. Size of buds 3 to 4 feet. Price,50 and
: C throughout the country as well) two cents each. ,

Oranges (. new, early-ripening sortaTriumph and BUDWOOD..
1 ft. Sneed-are being extensively planted.
Until these two introduced ;' Can furnish Budwood of all the above named varieties for fall budding. Prices will be reduce',
/ j esortsnvesttnents new peaches were in October on some varieties. For full particulars,
the addressHASTINGS
,T.. only early-ripening peaches we & WYLIE,
had were Alexander, a clingstone of
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rather poor> quality, and one or two sorts Interlachen, Fla.
practically identical with Alexander

.' ;Developments Triumph is a yellow freestone, of good -

: quality[ ripening with Alexander. It has.
4 Attractions fruited in orchard this year for the first 15,000 BUDDED- TREES

/_ ; time, and perhaps I cannot better give
... Address ,:- the merits of this variety than
quoting All the choicest varieties of citrus fruit on sour or wild lemon
G. D. ACKERLY from a letter from Mr.J. S. Crooks,president -
loose scrub and land.
of the Greenmanville Company, of roots, grown on high, hickory spruce ridge
ctNtAAL PASSENGER AGENT g Mystic, Conn., whohas a Triumph orch- Also strawberry plants of newest varieties, and a full line of tropicaland

THE TRoPtCAL TRUNK LINE, ard at Tifton, Ga., bearing date of July semitropical fruit and ornamental trees and flowering plants.

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 11, 1896, as follows: Catalogue on application.
"I fruited Triumph this year. It is a

Jl peach, free from rot, and a vigorous JOHN B. BEACH Indian River Nurserier
ea 11 w T NI N(? WE U* MA HYe grower. The fruit colors all over red, ,
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? and is good size, larger than Rivers. (Established 1886.) .
\ 0. ;: LINE E. tte s When full ripe, it is free, but the beautyof
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., it is its shipping qualities. I sent some ,
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;; to Mystic, Conn., four days in a refrigerator .

and two days in a hot express car, .
> and not a peach was specked or spotted. -
? Sneed is a cling; of good size and qual- President.H. CONRAD ,.
ity, and the earliest of all peaches to T. BAYA Cashier., THOS. W. Assistant;
ripen, coming in ahead.of Alexander and r Cashier.
i $100,000.
: Triumph. While Sneed has been recently
_' introduced and, under the head of
for them- comes '
get them, plant "new" varieties; it has been grown for THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK
theni. Thea are the' market for some years in certain localities -

r ,: standard seeds every- and its merits as a money.makerarewell JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, -
where the established.In .
; sown by Respect!ally solicits soar Deposits, Collections and General
world.Whetheryouplantwsquare .
in the
largest planters the region referred to above (the .
feet Lower South, excluding East and South :Banking Business.
of ground or 50 acres, you should
; iave Ferry's Seed Annual for'96. Florida),a long list of varieties of peaches -
.f The most valuable book for farmers succeed and are profitable, but the three Depositors offered every facility: which their bl-a
and gardeners ever given varieties named, Sneed and
D.away.31. PERRY Mailed&free.CO, Elberta, are the present favorites for ances, business and responsibility warrant

Detroit,Rich., commercial planting. SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES TO RENT FROM $5."
I r,. Since their.comparatively recent intro- '.
--f" duction, the Japanese plums have revo- PER YEAR, UP.
lutionized plum culture' in this country.
Many of the varieties of Japanese plumsare DIRECTORS'John
J' PI CuifUI'I : well adapted to this >same lower L. Marvin, Church Anderson'Chas.- Marvin,
i lq south region. Burbank,Botan and Abundance H. T. Baya, W.Dr.M.H. Davidson Robinson., Judge R. Archibald

continue to be most extensively'

,. ThiComingMoney Crop. planted.' Red Nagate, a later introduction -

rs : than the foregoing, is much in demand Peen-toe, like Bidwell's Early, Maggie, If you have any kind of stock on 1 1it J-"jjr
and Willard
** another new early Yum-Yum and Suber (the latter new, that will not improve in value by fee

J.': ';.We have OOOOOvery choice Trees of the-, New sort, is varieties attracting Japanese considerable plums attention.are con- and"', offered for the first time this year). all winter better sell it, and if you cannot

3 i ;: tinually forward. In Throughout East and South Florida, get your own price take the othe' <*
: _. TEXAS THIN SHELL, list of over being thirty brought this eighteen our are in locations suited to the peach, this low's. If feed is very cheap it requires
"i year
r fruit well While her and there labor to throw it
we stock.If .
away upon
/ poor
-',The largest, best quality and earliest new. Some of these new varieties must find successful orchards

bearers known. From five-years-old trees be tried before they can be recommended in bearing for some a considerable you think it Best to plow any of1".
r'. t 4 -we gathered nuts averaging 35 to pound. as they are offered under the de- quantity of peaches years being annually land this fall intended for spring c a,
'J -* They require no attention after transplanting, scriptions which came with them from shipped from Peninsular Florida, in let the work be done as late asposibI0 l
" j,1 and can be grown in fields with cultivated crops, Japan. Other new varieties,like Wick- sections before freezing, and let the surface be
the of
_: in old worn.out lands that will soon be worth Red June many possibilities peach
- for son, Hale, before being rough and uneven so as to wash.
culture but discovered.I .
... 4T. hundreds of dollars per acre. sent out fruited in this are just
. were
country by
White other nurseries charge 75 cents to$i each ing.
;._ / -- we will send the choicest trees prepaid as follows well known pomologists J, and can be depended have reached the space limit, and will
III" :10, $2.00; 27-for acre, 40x40-Jj-oo. ; 100, $8; upon for good results wherever desist with bare mention of the Excel-
7 and 500 or more at 5 cents each. they prove well adapted. Wickson and sior, a plum which has given remarkable
'f Order now,or send for descriptive circulars telling Our Fair Exhibits
\:. .' '' all about Pecans. We also have the choicest Hale, for sizer beauty and quality of results in South Florida, and has a more
variety of English Walnut trees at 25 cents each. fruit, Red June for earliness, and all southern range than other varieties of With fife car loads of wtt4 animals. w- have
gt ten tree lbo"l at the .
leading State and I 1.met
AU who order at once will be given an English
. A t Walnut tree for every dollar's worth of Pecans three for vigor and proliflcness, are remarkable this fruit. It is a cross between Kelsey Fairs. We thus furnish ingtraction & Several: !
r' fruits introduced for and of the Wild applications ikafhSpaire u the be"
ordered. Remit -registered! letter or money among a a variety Goose type. are next year's exhibit
; order. We refer to any firm here. Address generation.IN .

; *' .':' Mountain View Nurseries,Winston,N.C. EAST AND SOUTH FLORIDA. The Land department of the Plant ..-

.. "' Foremost among varieties of peaches System has just consummated a sale BRASS BAND

1--- ,;- :.. < ,$100 wortlifor 10c. which ray as a market cropJn Eastern to a party of :Michigan people of 14,. InstamentDrnmsUnlforinsF.qnip.mentsforBandsandDrum
North Florida are Waldo and improved Corpt Lowest
,, Send 10 cete IDutntd book teUUshav like ooo Seres: of cypress timber ,lands in prices wr'rtot d. Fine Cite,o!,an
'' tUrt a rttl LIBKAKT JaUtyCITIZENS' Honeys, Imperial, Oviedo '
ti eta jw IUttstrstI 'JI&411l4frm; Itglr Bind
,-- .. ", tithoat oat N elllelllberi. GeU&Ip1cUt and Colon. In South Florida the list is the extreme part of South Florida.- 'Mtule, t:Inrtroct'oi for Amateur Bad

'."-.;;....._..00--'":, ,".mow ....- rlnlu..s UEKABY... J..Yeseit%..to t varied to Waldo, Angel and improved San ,-ChrOnicle. i;;_ .' .taaAestanlra 1.YIIBALY IIUm aeQ, > .'ttJ sa=



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Grove & Orchard. good opportunity to see the country, 1!the Gulf coast country. On the mar have a. translucent appearance are of

and it is a surprise to meet groves ket at the same time, it is more than a the best .quality. Some fruit on a

..... which have not been injured by cold I match for the famous Elberta. It is good tree always has a muddy, mealy

A Frost-Proof 'Orange. in the least, and on all sides are I I absolutely free from rot, and will not look and is very objectionable in qua!

Editor Earner and Prult-G rower. young groves being set out. Most ': split or crack. This we cannot say of ity. ,"Once in a great while a tree will
1 others of the be found that has seedless fruit or to
In looking a lot of trifoliate groves are small until we reach the any Honey seedlings
I orange seedlings over the other day I found celebrated Orange Farm, planted and ripening as late as it .does and duringthe be:more exact, a part of the fruit will

..,in a block, of three-year stocks a tree for many ,years owned by the late rainy season. Size large to very be seedless, and part partially seed-
whose larger leaves ,and the markings Bradish Johnson and associates. It large, often measuring nine inches or less while the balance will have the '

.on whose body clearly indicated, that is still, owned by the family and the more circumference; pit very small; full quota of seeds. This freak variesas

r it was an accidental cross between the same parties, but will soon be soldto quality best, having a rich, vinous fla- I have observed on the same trees

trifoliate ana some edible effect a partition of interests. Orange :- vor that suits_ the taste equally as wellas from year tto year. The fruits whichare

orange. Farm was injured by last year's any Northern peach; flesh light, free from seeds "are always smaller

The fact suggested possibility of' freeze more than many others, because streaked with red, and very firm, rip- than that with seeds and have a more

following up this line until an orange the grove had become old and ening evenly from skin to pit, and on corrugated appearance. As to quality I

was produced which,. while having the tha trees were on the decline. In conse- both sides;; freestone. Blooms with fail to find any superiority in either the

1 cold-resisting property of the trifoliate, quence, a great many of the 10,000 native peaches, is a sure and abundant seedless or those with seed Some

might combine with it the production trees have been cut down, but it is bearer.- Ripe early in July, at a sea- trees always.have those muddy, mealy,

of a choice edible orange. astonishing to see what a growth the son when peaches are most wanted in astringent fruit, and, by the way, they
The Satsuma being the hardiest market it after the bear the most abundant and the
sprouts have made, and they will be being just early crops
edible orange, would seem the best bearing again in two years, promis- ones are gone and before the native most regularly. I know of one tree
with which to cross it. in.Mr. in particular which if it has not been
ing to 'make a better grove than be- crop comes ,
With this end in view I shall plant fore. Orange Farm crops sold annu- T. K. Godbey, of Waldo, Fla., cut down lately, of that kind which I

this cross near a Satsuma tree and ally to local buyers, who gatheredthe who has originated.several of the best believe would-have annually a crop of

plant all of the ,seed produced after fruit, at ,the fabulous price of! peaches now in cultivation in this State, ten to fifteen bushels. The best pe "
they begin to bloom.
$30,000fto $40,000 per crop. says of it: "I consider it the finest simmons I ever came across, grew iIt-
In this I shall have chanceto
way a Next below Orange Farm comes peach in the State." Our attentionwas Kansas. The trees there all appearedto
all of these that show
note seedlings the Nairn settlement, formerly the called to this peach by Mr.Godbey, be young, smooth-barked, upright,
still further from the
a departure
type Grant and Hynson sugar plantation, and its large size, handsome.appear- branching habit, and most profuse
of the trifoliate and of this
continuing but ten years ago sold off in tracts ance and fine quality induced us to in- bearers of large, luscious fruit, which

a process until the result desired shall for orange grov s. It was .there that vestigate its merits, and we found it to ripened without the aid'of many frosts,
be reached its is
or impracticability the writer .had' the good fortune to be better suited for extensive plantingin which, to me, seems to be the only

demonstrated. secure his tract, and, when the freeze :Florida than any peach we know of. rational mode of preserving the quali

It would seem that the most likely came, the next mile front was one -From Griffing Bros. Catalogue.The ty. Of these Kansas, persimmons I
result of such crossings would be to had but all
unbroken series of May seedling, perished
orange groves
Florida and Cuba Produce Com-
render the of the trfoliate
progeny or- first winter at a'size of about foot
now being restored although one
tender i in the manyof pany, of Tampa, report that they sold
ange more proportion as in height and three sixteenth diam-
the trees are not seriously hurf n
fruit became more edible but it could Oviedos at $2.25 a crate, and Georgia
ter. I led believe tEtt it
and this have a fine of or- am to was
year crop Elbertas at Waters & Co. of
lose much of its hardiness and still remain $2.00. ,
far removal but .
At that particular point the a possibly a se
'I anges.
much hardier than the Satsuma. Atlanta, report that they sold Oviedosat
land is higher and has a greater depth vere winter on young seedlings was the
to and Fort EI-
$1.25 $1.50, Valley
seems certainly a possibility I b mistaken
than any other place below New Or- cause. Possibly, may ,
bertas the at to $1.00.
same day
that be obtained which 75c
a cross might
but I think Ohio is far north
,1 leans, in the orange belt. to
would combine the hardiness of
one The American Persimmon. plant persimmons for profit, unless it
For the next five miles there are
with the edible fruit of the
parent be an acclimated variety of ,superior
other.. many very pretty orange groves, including This is a quite widely distributedtree
quality and size combined with
the McDoriough Farm and but south of latitude very
Such an orange would be a boon to 39 degreeswill
early ripening. They must ripen with-
the Louisa arm also owned by the the
the orange growers in the northern be found vast majority of trees.
out else the
Bradish Johnson estate, which are located how far North it any freezing or
g limit of the orange belt, and seems at Just naturally growsor cell walls are torn and -
in l Bend section gathering
least worth attempting Tropical can be acclimated I have a meagre
and the exudation will make
was near there that Mrs Green shipping
knowledge. In locality, latitude
J. H. GIRARDEAU. the earner so that they will
Metcalf an Alabamian located and mussy
; and i
') Monticello Fla. 39 longitude -, only reasonably
not present an inviting appearance on
.. built up two large Loves which near plentiful, partially because
the market stand.
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ly equalled'the Orange Farm in .its they are not thought a great deal of :
Groves in Louisiana. I was told by a Kansas
Orange best nurseryman -
Mr. there
days. John Bowers as fruit except by a small minority, i I
As ,we run a few miles further down also planted a large and fine grove, also because when a woodland'is clear- that a man began planting persimmons

..-Gt nicely cultivated grounds and some and Mr. Henry Kamlah, who has ed everything i is cut out. What trees on an extensive scale and altogether

,a pretty orange groves show the possibilities charge of the two lower Johnson that are now to be seen are quite old planted eighty'acres, i itfspite: of

of the country. Crossing So- places, also has a nice young grove, and some of them are very large. I the comments by neighbors that he
\, 'lliL where and have scores of others whomwe had gone crazy, and in a few years,
cola canal, a Jock system per. so know of several trees that have assumed -
N, when his orchard bore its and he
\ mits steamers and other craft to pass have no space to name here. what might he called'an um- crop

"l 1 through to Grand Isle and the sea, we The Buras neighborhood which in- brella form that are probably forty had $5,000 net profit they had no further
remarks to make. I have read of
ft enter upon a country practically free cludes the Clinton orange grove, has feet high and twenty.five feet in di-
from all overflow. As we proceed the suffered so severely from storms and ameter with a trunk a foot or more in several persons who, in a limited way,

protection levees become smaller, and water,. that section is not prospering. diameter. :Most generally they are marketed first-class persimmons and

... I ,at places they need not be over two or -Sugar Planters' Journal.The an upright growing tree twenty-five to were well doubt repaid, and I have not the
but that in Missouri
lit .three feet in height, so fast does the 4 forty-five feet high and not more. than slightest ,
f Kansas Arkansas and contiguous
water there pass out to the ocean. Finest Peach in Florida. twelve to sixteen feet across. Occasionally
'r where long warm with
season a max.
Inthe, Happy Jack neighborhood The Oviedo is, beyond'! all doubt, a tree that is quite small can imum of sunshine they could be profit-

-co we come to the Felix Williams orange the largest and best peach that thrivesin be found that bears fruit but I am of ably raised. If pawpaws command

grove, and the beautiful trees left evenS this latitude; it has also been .a per- the opinion, it, as a rule, requires: a tree such a ready sale,,which I know to be ,

after the great freeze of February, 1895, fect success. as far south as Leesburg, of twenty.five years of age to be of a fact (and I know almost every h

show how well that section is project\ and we have good reports from it at any size or to fruit. I saw a notable of thousandsjof: bushels of the choicestones year A

ed against the cold. Those trees Tampa and below. With the Waldo exception though this year of a tree rotting under the bushes within

which were killed are rapidly being for first ripening, Florida Gem for second that was not larger than 'a first-class twelve to fifteen hours of an

J replaced, and when we state that and Oviedo for third, we ship two-year: apple tree that was in bearing market), why should not the persimmon eager

trees cut to the ground by cold can from the first of June until the middleof and I was told by the owner that it ?-W.R. L. Dwyer, New Petersburg -

;again be brought into bearing in three July, and our books show that any had been bearing regularly for several ; Ohio, in Green's Fruit Grower.

years, even such disasters cannot one paid as well as another of these years. It had to be transplanted from : .

t greatly detract from the value of that three-our favorites. '_ .J a clearing-a mere switch. Of quality The Chattanooga News says that

,,section, especially as a like freeze 'What the Oviedo lacks i in earliness of fruit there is much in variety. three hundred people en route to

M was never before known there. i it more than makeup' in size and Scarcely two alike in time of ripening Florida passed through that city a few

; As the train moves forward, making quality.Vhat the. bemis.to Georgia and very, very few that is worth eat-: days ago, most of whom were on-the

frequent stops, the traveler hast the Oviedo isj|, > Florida and! al. ing. Only those that ripen early and homeseekers excursion from Chicago

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Preserving. Bud-wood.' .- greater than the consumption, are-, yet in its infancy, it is destined toplay
:Pinery. nosmallpartin the- f-tmr
Editor Fernier and Frnt-Grower: motepossibility.'PINEAPPLE upbuilding
f\ \j \ jjf j\j\j j-\ryj r ** "FIBRE. waste p1a.ces.andilaaten tbe. ay.. hen
Will you, or some of your many '
Edited by 1.111..Beach.;;west Palntfeadi.Ha. fail'Florida will-be the most' prosper-
intelligent correspondents inform us The fibre from 1he' leaves df the ous-State-inthe Union.,
how we can best preserve our bud-! pineapple,plant is destined become
wood from now till spring. THB PINEAPPLE H. one of the greatest 'and most profit
Since .,above
reading .tbe cleto
iI J. L. DERI UX. able products ,in the State. It 'is,
PINEAPPLE AS MEDICINE. the Board of Trade, .1. have ,-been asked -
lakeland, Fla. claimed for pineapple 'fibre 'that constant
Pineapple 'juice inll cure malaria in 'water'does"not'inthe to add how t many plants can be e
Mr. Marcus L. Smith, of Daytona ,
and-is valuable to the acre. I will ,say) 'that : oo
a skillful used to dyspepsia, a antiseptic, least injur 'it, and 'the natives-ol Jp'
nurseryman pre. plants be set to the ,allowing
Dare.Its will may acre,
says'Shirley juice re-
it in : the East Indies increase this propertY'
his bud-wood by burying
serve : roomfor. each :develop
ample to,

moth' axeman's face
the sand. He selected a place, suchas move patches on by tanning it. :In tests 'of strength! and'fruit The cost o.au.acre.
; and'cure' Iris
unsfghtlyskins. a -
vegetable .tena:
pmeapple'fibre.exHibits superior
'a'ridge or other spot where the
would be
i 'food andstrengthening planted abouT3ooo.hrs;
pepsin, -digesting i
such that there was. )
drainage was po includes( land 'fertilizer
the city.At coyer, plants
danger;{in case of ,a heavy rainfall, digestive powers a recent "British .exhibitionthe: and'labor for-one'year.

that the water would percolate downin marvdously.PINEAPPLEIN pineapple fibre.from Singapore(India) :'Gxo. 'RUSSELL..

excessive amounts and sour the DIPHTHERIA. bore a strain .of 350 .pounds.against, ,
wood. Here he:,dug a pit of sufficient For three.or four years I have been 260 pounds forNew Zealand.flax. 'lhe I! .

dimensions. ,deep enough to secure :hearing of the use of the pineapple last:named has been demonstrated by Tobacco.

the bud-wood permanent moisture'and, juice :for the :cure of diphtheria, but experiment to.superior to. thebest: .....,.
complete seclusion from atmospheric thought little ,of it. Recently\ ?however English hemp. "

cbac es. On the bottom of this pith it has :taken -better.shape in the In the Journal Jb'f the :Agricultural l Tobaooo Culture.-No.
,laid down a floor of palmetto leaves report of a case where the'child was Society of India (vol. HI, ;page 182)) Editor Farmer and-Fruit-Grower:

and,on this floor he placed his',bud- given up by the doctor, and a, friend there is a record ora.rope-.of pineapplefiber In' my' last letter I mentioned"the
wood in single layers.' If he wished coming in remarked 'that he had 3 i4 inches in circumference of
necessity getting as many) plantsset
rflay down several layers he placed '1 known children "relieved 'by the pine: standing.a-Strain of 5,7po,pounds before out at'the same 'time as .possible,

between each two.a dividing floor,of apple. The ,physician. in attendance breaking.The so as to have ,an even stand. Jn
palmetto leaves. Lastly, he covered :said : '"'Get inland tryit, it' can do no leaves I exhibit'here I decorticated taking'the plants from the ,seedbed, '

the whole with palmetto leaves, then ,harm." A;ripe pineapple was*gotten .by hand to show you.thequan- be sure. and-leave a Yew 'hundred of l>

shoveled on the ,sand taking care toput and'the' expressed and given in tity.and the texture of the fiber con- the best,plants to fill 'up blanks where
back first the sand still retaining :teaspoonful doses 'slowly. +It seemedto tained in .each leaf. "Florida 'fiber, plants'l ail
to grow 'at 'first.1 planting.
moisture, 'so:as to prevent the dry- clear 'the throat, :swallowing was when simply plunged in cold water fora Three:days.' tter'the plants'have"beenset

:; ing-out'of the budwood.It easier, .and in a few hours the 'child few minutes after'coming from a decorticating out, the'field 'should be gone over

would be best to select spot ,was sleeping. Recovery followed machine and dried in the and all places.where the plants have ,

where ,there there is no clay, sub-soil; The pineapple was used in a num- sun comes out almost white, with a, failed,to grow filled up with'these:

f then,there will be no accumulation of ber of cases subsequently, with success t fineness and softness unequalled by thrifty ,;plants, 'and in another three

N- water about the buried bud-wood. ,in'the me neighborhood, and any.other leaf fiber known. days"this should'be. repeated. Then .

_i. "'It th people-think'it 'better than medi In the Phillip ne Islands beautiful: it is supposed one has got 'a ;good

'Oranges:in Madeira. cine.='Georgia-Electric Journal. fabric,.known as ,pina :cloth, is made. stand to begin with) and from that

PINEAPPL'E JUICE DIGESTS ALBUMEN. from.the fiber. time .eternal: vigilance must -be the
The botanical classification of this
fruit is Citrus Aurantium of the Ru- ',It.is notgenerally known that the, The leaves of the,pineapple are of motto Of the grower. Now there.,is
values the after the fruit,is
no to plant -
contains that 1
juice-pf-the pineapple a.pro*: one .very particular.point wantto
tacae.Orange%growing in Madeira has teid digesting .'ferment; its .action is removed, and using} them for,fiber i is make right here,,and:that $"thi"that ,
weak itisrtrue simply utilizing a waste, product to a f have
caused great disappointment to many forthreepuncesriigest years t> experience proved
who have made repeated attempts to only ten to fifteen grains of coagulated valuable purpose. 'Machines are now' that "flavor- ,. -"color. "' "luster/' and
I albumen constructed specially for c1eaning"thleaves last but least "burn" of tobacco
but it acts equally as not
the of the island
improve quality grown' .of the pineapple'plant.in large: with1 the 'attentionand
fruit but without success I well in alkali media, and best in neutral considerably
any permanent
the best quality of fluid. The juice also has a milk quantities,and they can be produced, care, as well as the systems tf.
as although ,
nominal These,decor cat-
at cost.
ferment. When of1 cultivation and'fertilization and in no
have been i and curdjing we speak ,
trees imported, every 'as'the
attention-has beeu, paid to.the cultiva- any enzyme being weak it does not:I ors are'built on the same" principle variety of tobacco is'this more certain .-
in the of few follow that the dose of it must be proportioned automatic machines for cleaningthe than "in .-.theHavana.. If the
tion, yet course a years Sisalana and Sansevieria,
the quality of the fruit seems to degenerate to its:strength; for it.is pro,' Agave use of fertilizers containing nitrogen
,and the trees become liable to bable that a.small,dose will act as weIr, plants, the:cleaning' waits>being made .derived from what maybe called tin-

disease the crop being uncertain, and as a large one, by setting up the pro smaller and finer adjusted, to act on suita.bl&sources .aicoarse,ia.t e
the much smaller leaves 'of the pine .
the explanation cess of the. digestion in a fresh line leaf, theuse.of t ) chlorides ,causestbad
unsatisfactory; only with it when the digestive function;of the sto-" apple. It is claimed for this decorti..' ,burning,Qualities,and sheep.and. ycn
that\seems weight
being that the carry soil is any unsuitable. Probably mach is impaired. Then ,the peptic.secretion cator that it will clean 200,000' pine some .barn-yard manures ,give :bad ,

the want of calcareous matter in follows the lead. On that ba: apple leaves in a day, which. would: :flavor. ,In,the same.way the .use .pf f

the soil of Madeira has something to do sis a,slice or two of pineapple at dinner amount about' ten tons of leaves, , ,is bad and with a yield of about 600 pounds. i
with this loss of quality, but although not a thing.-Chemist : ingredients inproves.thequalitiesiathe.same ;

lime has'been added'from time to timeto Druggist., v fiber.THE :'! way.and; ;tothe ,end".;that.
the individual trees,.I must acknowledge It will be seen from this that the CANNING OF PINEAPPLES.I hetgrower'gets Jhe.best crop.possible, -

that the results have not been so. medicinal properties of the pineapple] exhibit here-a tin can. 3 4 inches ihe has, got to,study all these !points!

satisfactory as one could have wished, are yet to figure largely in the medical in diameter-and 4 j/:Inches long, --con. very minutely. The;State..of, flor&a;
although an improvement was notice world. By placing a piece of meat ina taining a common Red.Spanish,pine is preeminently the:home .of *the;tobacco

able in the'quality of the fruit and in small jar.of juice you.practically apple, can and fruit weighing i# ,:plant, .because its location,,soil,

,theappearance: of the trees. demonstrate for yourselves the digest pounds, costing! tat .wholesale nine and climate peculiar to itself; ,and

,,....r-..... --- live properties of the pineapple. cents and;freight (from Baltimore.) the culture of tobacco in "Floridais '
I have now almost completed arrangements You see, at ,once that one of our somewhat idifferent'from,say, Virginia
At the "farmers' meeting: held at with ra well known medical pineapples would:fill from four to six orConnecticut In those jjtaterthey

Huntington on Saturday last, says the concern to erect .factory here to such cans, and would l>e vastly superior don't.attempt:.the.culture on) the same .

Crescent, City, Philosopher, the presidents extract the juice from the pineapple ,to it in_ quality so that our fancy lines as they do in Florida front these '

Mr. Bradt, delivered an excel (leaving waste'whatever) who by a :pineapples if canned and, sold at the. very causes and as the ,demandfor;

lent ;address on "Frost and Frost the process .known to-themselves only, ,same ratio -as the r common variety,' Florida tobacco is yearly on the increase -

Protection,11 showing particularly c extract; the:juice in.such a manner ,would bring 'from.,360 to.54C each, according it is becoming one Hof"the!

scientific-aspect, with hints as to howto as to retain.all.the,medical propertiesof ,to. size. There no,doubt in staple,products, so that the production

carry: out-iour work intelligently. a freshly cut -ripe fruit. AU this my mind as to the .practicability or of very,fine article hasjpt;Jo'be

Mrs:E.''D. Mann.'of'!.lannVille,',bas will come .as soonas we ,can grow ,profit from .such an
sold one thousand dozen eggs from sufficient fruit .to warrant the.under guarantees for all time-a,good market mentioned: the quantity and;.quality ,

her poultry yard. :She is said to have taking. :for.ooi.fancy fruitfit,opens. to justan of fertilizers recommended, but"I
the finest flock ;of mammoth bronze There-are several varieties wine r;immense market for. the hug oTfruits, should like to emphasize the necessityof

turkeys in the s 'uth. She has also made frorapineapples: a hundred "not.only sa this
sold I,:00.pounds of butter from her sources.where the .demand .for fruit I best markets of,the.world.AItjjhjPeaPPljjjjh. sources from which the variousin-

Jerseys, all during this year. can go if the supply ever became I l gradients are derived. More particu820 -

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t larly so, if he buys a- compound fee. recommend all who ran-to make as well, if not better, than growing; orange twice Td.plow, them agate would
tilizer. The manufacturers gen- Let it be eversoJittle,and be sure and trees on it damage the corn. By this tune early}
erallyq\ute willing, to- explain these use the proper fertilizer for it, as it is It was.a.good. piece of;sod which planted corn may be stripped of its
sources;but-it the:: grower buys the there the whole secret lies. had been turned upside down some blades, and if the pindars have not-
various materials and does his: 'own C. 1C: McQuARRiE. time previous,. with a, two-horse plowto met in the row a bull-tongue may be
mixing, he knows then exactl what DeFuniab Springs, Fla. rot. It was well rotted, and then ,run through the middles in. a weekor
he is using What is called ninety harrowed thoroughly and sown with,,i ten days and planted in. peas again
percent sulphate is,. the sourceof two bushels Texas, rust-proof oats without detriment to the corn .'or
potash I would recommend' most F en&T aeke.J" to the acre, and plowed in with a pindars. '
strongly, ,as it is positively pure, and twister and harrowed.again,which gave The first of November, turn..in your
is really ihe" cheapjest'in: -end. Ginger Again. me good pasture for my calves all win- hogs and milch cows; by thei, middleof F-
r But to come back to the cultivation J Editor Fanner and Frult-G rower: ter and_part of the time,for:two horses.A December you have not only had
.orthfr.crop. Theo cultivator-and hoe A recent enquiry about ginger portion of the land yielded me plenty of milk and butter but, you
h v -{Otto.be"keptbusy> during;the moves the to. offer my experience.The twenty-five bushels, to the acre, and a hive a lot of fat hogs and your groundis
growingrj>erfod and 'be sure to runt green: roots, for culinary uses, smaller portion, which had been pastured again in fine condition_to sow-".oats
.' e' cultivator through the, entire ,are;kept i in;sand by;grocers and druggists ,a little too close, not quite so toharvest or to grow oats, wheat,:rye
aftereverteavy ;rain. r. The first cultivation from whom they maybe had in much. or barley for winter and spring,,>--pasture
should be somewhat:deep.and .,and quantity and.at reasonable prices I will take occasion to say here, in f
close-upto the plant, so alto give a Being full of eyes like potatoes, i if cut pasturing oats do so with light stock, Non then, don't it beat the world?
mellow: bed for theroots to spread to} into bits'the size* of marbles ,or less such as calves.and colts, and not with All this can be done in Florida' If
the second cultivation more in the and planted i in checks 12,or 15 inches heavy stock, and_that not continuously. there is another country that can
middlef d the further cultivation ;apart they will mostly grow and are Better: have two pieces and change do it and you know or learn ol{f it, I
done principally. .with a much better than the potted plants from one to the other. The oats were want you to let me know I,
harrows cultivator.. It is very essential offered by nurserymen, which often cut the middle of May. I had fine pasture Some will say, that is pretty heavy
1 to,a good crop-to be.kept.quite decay nearthe bulb and perish utterly. for my milch cows and horsesfor cropping and the fellow will wear out
clear?}by repeated hoeings. After. the ,Some.twenty years ago I tried the two weeks and the stubble was his land. Not so. Land don't wear
buttoir for the rtower appears and gets, plants.in. open ground with the re. then turned lip side down with a two- out by cropping any more than a note
welldeveloped, top it, and at this pe- suits above stated, losing most of them. horse plow, well harrowed, laid off in wears out by the interest being paidon
riod.'aUcultivitioa: ; should cease until Then some green roots were procured four-foot rowsand planted in peanuts it every sixty days, Qr the bankerbecomes
the.first'crop is out;, after} the topping j cut and planted under half two'feet apart and two kernels to the poor by collecting it, .', .
4 takes?place suckers will develop rapidly shade like a; pineapple shelter. and' hill, and sweet potatoes, vines stuck It is the manner of cropping that
) at the axils of each leaf. These nothing further done except to keep ten or twelve inches apart. When the wears out land. It may be worked
should be promptly?removed by pinching them from being' smothered by grass pindars were laid by cowpeas were. and,not cropped at, all and be made
a them off'with the finger and thumb,' and weeds. The bed is there still, planted between the.rows. I poor. One man by his manipulation
and the crop should be gone entirelyover and whenever little ginger is wanted I never saw such a crop of cowpeas, and continuous cropping, will improvehis
few-days to suckers and sweet Be. land whilst another will with half
every prevent it easily had, being moreover a delightful pindars potatoes grow. ,
getting toolarge, for on, this dependsthe addition to any kind of cooked fore pulling the pindars-which I did the cropping make it unyielding.Land
success of the crop. If there should fruit or preserves, and eminently Tcr. forage, and they make the best-: I don't wear out. There is
w be some leaves very much damaged by wholesomeand appetizing withal. The dug a number of hills. and they ,averaged plant food both below and above andit
worms or otherwise,sucker'might be roots increase till they attain the size a full quart to the hill. receives as such from one sourcQ
allowed. grow- and! the leaf runoff, of one's outspread hand, almost filling I haven't yet dug the sweet potatoes, as the other.It .
but>thi* is not specially recommended, the-'ground1 and seem to be always in only enough for daily use, but enough : is like wheat; one miller grinds
Milt will notripea: in time for the:cub season. So there appears to be no to know that if the balance turn out as it so as to make the very besb bread;
tingoftbcrbalancc of the'crop. The reason why every family possessingany well they will make two hundred bushels another may grind it so close as to
two.leaves.nearest the ground are generally garden ground at all should not, to the acre. take the life out of it, and the same .
worthless, as they, get spattered have its perennial ginger bed, nor After pulling the pindars milch baker using the same elements can't
with sand and dirt during heavy rains;;: why' the growing of it on a large scale cows and horses were turned my in to get ,make good bread out of it. .-
buf,do,not remove them as tr ey serve for commercial purppses should not the benefit of the sweet potato and pea I have not used any fertilizer on
as protection to the others A,well developed be. easy Under the, conditions men- vines, and a benefit it has been. My this land and don't propose to, except
thrifty plant ought to give" Boned it simply- makes itself with no horses are only fed grain i in the middleof what I make on the place.It .
fro l!eighteen to twenty good leaves labor or trouble worth mentioning, as the day when at work;. the milch is wonderful how.'( much
at a-cutting. :Florida.soil and climate seem to agree cows get nothing more, and their flow fertilizer material there is in
; When the leaves begin to,turn.of alight ;with it admirably. E. H. HART. of milk has increased one-third, and Florida; there are many weeds here
yellowish shade it is time to cut : Federal Point, ipth Dec., 1896. the cream-well, I never had such before that are the very best fertilizers, whichI
the first crop It is, not necessary to .. .. and am well prepared to that will name in another article. e,,
give details of the mode of doing this, i say, I have. another small crop grown
sweet potatoes and vines in the fall
Letter fronj Major Campbell. pea
has his I after of fodder and
as. every grower own way of of the make a greater flow of richer a crop roasting
doing itr After the plant is cut'a few Editor Farmer and Frtdt-Grovrer: milk year than other pasture, ',crop-a second Irish potato, crop
stickers will start at the first joint. ; Well, it just beats the world! What clover and blue any green not excepted, They were not planted after the trench
These should all,be rubbed off but one, ; just beats; the world ? Why Florida. and firmer butter is grass not made from the system or any other new angled idea
this one.will develop. a new stalk and What does Florida beat the world for? best dry feed.I of planting Irish potatoes; the groundwas
should be treated the same as the first Why, not only for climate and free- simply put in good order, furrows
one was,, and at, this, time a few .hundred dom from,disease, but for almost all say in the fall of the year, becausewe opened with a large shovel plow, barn-
pounds per acre of fertilizer' 'thing= that make life pleasant 'and have but little rain, and the vines yard manure and ashes put in the bot-
should be,added and worked into the agreeable,: and. for' continuous grow being in full growth get all the benefitof tom and lightly covered with a hoe,
soil,, and cultivation and treatment ing of more stuff on a given piece of the sunand notbeing so watery as in medium sized potatoes.were quarteredand
given the very same as for the first ground than any other place in Amer the, rainy season, from the middle of rolled in slack lime to keep them
crop. In our Southern soils crabgrassis ica, with less,hard labor, and for her June until the, middle of August, are from bleeding, dropped from eight to
very apt to interfere with our cultivation people.failing to appreciate the blessings stronger and better twelve inches (too close) apart and
of the second crop,and prevents bestowed upon them by a kind Some won't believe this,but any one covered with two light furrows. Plant
making a third crop a success, as with Providence in casting their lot in sucha who has made a business of grazing ed about the loth of September-
the necessary cultivation ta( keep down blessed land. In what way will stock will tell you that one inch of should have been planted earlier, I .
the grass after topping the tobacco, it Florida produce more continuous grass grown in the sun is worth. two think, about the 2oth of August. T(he
would make the leaves tough and leathery growth of stuff on a given piece of grown in the shade. 1St of September is generally a dry
On new land, where there no ground than any other place? I will, as soon as the stock eat all time, was so much so this season they
crab-grass, the third crop is sometimesas Well, I will tell you, for I am pre- the vines, sow this'land, except that in did not come through for a month and
.good as the second one,but the sec. pared to back up what Isay. sweet potatoes, in. oats again for win- then I believe every piece came. They
ond and third crops can.only be got, I have in front of my residence a ter pasturage,will break it up and plantit have not had the attention ehey oughtto
even here in Florida,if the plants were piece of land of about four acres, that in corn by the icth of March, and, have; had--only one plo"ing-but
set out early in April and.a good stand was an orange grove. Since the loss before laying by the corn, will plant the results are very satisfactory, not(
"lecared then. 'I thick I have said of the orange trees by the memorable pindars between the corn hills one two or three hundred bushels to the
enough on this subject to prove that freeze, it has been used as a pasture, way, the corn being planted in checks acre, but enough to do me and have
My'one that tries can grow tobacco and just one year ago I concluded I four feet each way, so as to give the Irish potatoes every meal ajl irinjer
successfully and when I say it_ is a would a little intensive farming on pindars one plowing when the C01'I\'is\ till they come again;some) to spare?

ch crop, aad.a payifig one, I would it'and.. see,,. if I could- :.iCot, .make it pay laid- by and' I,':,will. .l ,then;, hoe' them. "r and some. .for seed, and this ft pm,a


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haif.bacrel.of.f medium potatoes planted discern any difference between such I have just been reading the various mem rance of. The half-dozen Glen
aver- ,fearnyard manure, the use of nearly. like varieties as Wheeler's 'ways in which our northern brother :Mar4 received some time ago are also
hick some very intelligent people Imperial and Early Rainham. It .. protects his strawberry bushes from bloot ng. One of my neighbors re-
call "idle but' harmless amusement* should not be forgotton that a very heaving out of the ground and losingthe ceiy.I'a few Staples about one month ,
I am '. > often asked how great difference in flavor can be im- I whole bush.' I am going to relate ago which are now blooming. Thissee
best to keep Irish and sweet potatoes.I parted to all or any of them by the the great story how we keep the frost like a queer freak of nature for
leave mine in the ground,_ after cut- kind of manure used, especially if from our blooms. It may' be advantageous the!. to be blooming so early.
ting of{ the vines till along in Febru strong liquid manures are applied.In to our northern brother in a t >
ary or' the ist of March; they will my locality some market cultiva- small degree. We don't generally J Winter Potatoes.-
not sprout unless it 'is an unusuallywarm tors who dress their*land heavily with have any colder weather than a real If 'possible; and without any very
.spell or you stir the ground. nightsoil and sewage have great dif white frost. We can usually tell whenit great trouble, to grow Irish potatoeshere
Irish potatoes will, soon sprout in FlorIda fiuclty .in selling,their cabbage and is cold enough for frost. in this region during the winter
even ln winter if kept in bulk. I other green crops as the buyers say We have the strawberries already months so as to have new potatoes by
have,lost a good many sweet potatoesin that although they look so fine, they mulched. The evening before the the latter part of February or the first ,.
the same way; never lost any by can tell where they were grown frost comes, we take a long-tooth rake .. of March. We have witnessed the
leaving them in the ground till wanted. by the odor omitted in cooking as ana-lift the pine-straw mulch that is in experiment and watched it until there
'Whilst on this potato and pmdar .well as by the. .disagreeable flavor. the rows and land it right on top of the was complete success accomplished.:

question; I,want to note-a statement in .Celery, too, js very much affected by strawberry plants. But care is taken A few years ago a gentleman in Lake .
one of the United States bulletins the manure employed, for, being a not to stick the rake into the ground Charles planted one bucketful of Irish
which was, that whilst certain feeds : gross feeding crop; nothing is supposed for when the rake is lifted out the soil potatoes jon the 29th day of December.He .
would increase the flow of milk there !. to be too rank for it. The consequence sifts down through the straw into the planted them in five rows, each
was none that would increase the richness is that the fine-looking heads plant and buries the bloom and sands twenty-five feet long. The furrows
have,but little good edible material the ripe fruit. were made and filled nearly full with

I just want to here that the I in.them, being coarse and stringy and In a day or two. the frost will be fresh, rough manure from the stable.
official,who wrote, that say bulletin never the flavor not at all resembling the I gone; then the mulch is raked off, and The manure was covered about one ;
had.the of feeding sweet nutty taste that celery has when grownon lo! there are your plants blooming and or two inches deep with dirt. The;
experience and vines. less rank food. Turnips are'familI -' berries ripeninVhen frost kills the potatoes were planted on this and
potatoes Neither pinders taste pea deceiveme I iar: samples of the effects$ of the excessive fruit and bloom they will turn dark lightly covered with dirt, and the
sight nor
in this my,and barley which makes : use of manure. ", Anyone whd' and,drop off. .Sometinfes it,is not sufficiently ridges were then covered about six -,
fine winter, in Florida will do :. has tasted _what 'are called stubble cold, to kill the whole berry, inches deep with straw. In ,three- .-
this same. pasture When I commenced thisI turnips, or those grown on land after and only one side will grow and ripen. weeks from planting the potatoes were,
intended to what the people of corn without any fresh manure,knows The side the frost strikes will be hard up and growing 'thriftily. Three
Florida beat say the woorld for besides 'that they are sweeter than the finest and dried. Berries of this nature are time during January and February
the lack of but I examples of garden turnips.-Hints, small-and sour. there were sharp freezes for this coun-
'coldn't;appreciation print it all in one article.guess in Cottage Gardening.. It takes three or four weeks for berries try ; each time the young potato vines
you to mature or ripen after the bloom were killed down to the straw, but
The truth of the possibilities of{ has been killed. When strawberriesare were not injured in the straw. Each
Florida is so and interesting, Strawberry Culture at Plant City. .
great time the
set in hammock land there is less as soon as weather: turned
when I get started I believe I could The following observations are taken danger of frost injuring them than out warm, the vines put forth with in-
made as*long; a.talk and never tire as from a Florida letter in the Strawberry on open fields as the observer will no- creased vigor. The repeated freezingof
Wm. J. Bryan can on silver and thatis Culturist. The views of f the growersin tice the fog that floats in the air about the tops of the vines instead of injuring
saying" good deal for "Florida Bradford county are gradually work- swamps or lowland. It seems to be a seemed rather to stimulate the

Cracker." ing around to the point of neglect- plant protector, as there is more green plants to form tubers. The result .
GHAS. W. CAMPBELL, SR. .I ing all precautions against frost ex. vegetation about a .swamp in winter was that by the first of March the

/Carapbbello. Plantation. Marion, cept the one of having l large, strong than anywhere else. We also notice ground under the straw was litterly
,,; County. plants, able to cover and protect their where there are strawberryfields arounda filled with the very finest of potatoes.
.' fruit; and manyof the best and most swamp that it is the first place to The gentleman dug from the five'rows
...r 2 The Flavor "of Vegetables.We experienced growers think that the have ripe berries. Some of our grow. in which he planted one bucket of

-often find new varieties of vege- covering with mulching (with the uncovering ers buy cloth and spread over their potatoes, between four and five bar
tables vaunted.as of superior flavor, but to be added) knocks the pol patches, but that is very expensive. I rels of very fine potatoes.
disappointment frequentlyresults when len out of the blooms, prevents its The strawberries,at the present writing -j Now we are confident that the same
..., they are grown side,by side with other spread by the wind and by bees, and, are blooming in everybody's: t thing could be done on a large scale,
varieties: It would",not, of course, be especially if left on more than twenty- patch. Some have berries as large as and the production of winter potatoesbe -
fair to compare the great coarse four hours, weakens the plant so that a man's thumb; the leaves are larger made immensely profitable. Per:
,Drumhead cabbage with the small the total outcome of covering is a loss, and the darkest green 'they have ever haps such a winter as we had in -
l hearted garden cabbages, but it,'will not,counterbalanced by the saving of a been. --They e blooming the earliest -1894-95 would interfere with ,the'bast: -

require;a very keen.sense 'of .tastetd Jew.berries. already formed.' this year thatAe, writer-. ,> has,any re-. ness. ; but then we have never had but
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one such winter in the memory of hundred and twenty eggs each in ayear. d'Albertson, now in charge of the ir'

the oldest inhabitant and are'not Among their descendants are queen's room at the kennels, being 1: toes M
liable to have another in the lifetimeof some which lay one hundred and fif supervisor. A man named Hammondhas YOta

any of us who are now on the stageof ty eggs per year, and these are selected now succeeded her. He knows 3
action. for breeding. From these some all about chickens, their: value and

AH anyone needs, in order to.try are produced which lay one hundred their artful ways. Tomatoes, l1e1onsbb- g _

the experiment of growing winter and seventy-five eggs per year, and Many breeds are kept in the aviary .! Turnips Lettuce eas Beets -
potatoes, isa plot of ground, fresh from- these, perhaps, the two-hun- -Gold and Silver Spangled Ham- ,\ ,-
stable manure, plenty of straw'prairie dred egg per-year is produced.The burgs, Gold and Silver Penciled and Onions, and all Vegetables,.remove

hay will .do very wellandseed problem is not quite as simple Black ones besides. Black, White large quantities of Potash
potatoes.If with fowl as with corn, for it is necessary and Speckled Dorkings strut aboutin *
from the
soil. Supply.PotasI. -
this,business could be carried on to breed the mmales. as well as company with proud American '* w
successfully here, it would add immensely the females, year after year, from Plymouth Rocks, Black Minorcas,
to the.. profits of the market prolific layers, in order to succeed.If White Leghorns, Andalusians, White -

gardener. ., It is,worth the trial of our one looks after the breeding of Rocks and Houdans. American Ply- .
farmers 1so'.-Lake Charles Ameri-- the females only, he may introduceon mouth Rocks are, by theway, among .
can. the male side blood which is lack- the queen's favorites. f in liberal quantities by the use, ; .

ing in prolificacy, and thus check The'bantams, as usual, are the prideof of fertilizers containing not: '
every attempt at progress. It becomes the roost One named Toby is as I
less than actual Pot-
Poultry. necessary, therefore, to breed the tame as a kitten. He is Hammond's 1[ 10%

". .... males from hens which are varyingin toy. When the keeper claps his hands ash. Better and more profitable
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Edited by S. S.DeLANOY Apopka.. F1& the desired direction, and which the midget runs to him, jumps upon r yields are sure to follow. -
show a cumulated variability in that his hands and then chanticleers to his AH about Potash-the results of its use by actual ex.periment .
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direction. It is just as essential that heart's delight. tm the best farms in the United States is
told in a little book which we publish and will
Patronize Home Breeders.A the male should] be from a hen which The chickens are let out daily in aWl free to any farmer in America who will write gladly for.it.

few words, please, in regard to laid one hundred and sventy-five eggs batches of the same breed for an hour'srun GERMAN 93 Nassau KALI WORKS St.,New,York.' '
purchasing stock and eggs. -If you and whose mother laid one hundred on the grass. For breakfast they
can find what you want'm Florida inbreeds and fifty eggs, if the two hundred- get soft food and for the evening meal

and varieties, why not patronize egg bird' is to be produced. Improvers they get an abundance of wheat. Thereis FAIRVIEW PINERY.'

State poultrymen or women? Is,U of laying fowls are too apt to forget no hospital at the royal aviary. As ,
because you think there is nothing this and i introduce males with soon as one of the birds appears to be I .

within, the .borders of the peninsulathat little regard to their breeding, and ailing it is put to death and afterwards .Choice .
would suit your wants? If so, then wonder why the prolificacy of cremated. v.

how do you know you cannot. do the flock does not increase.-Reliable Ths most formidable creatures in the : .
as well for less money and save expressage Poultry Journal. lot are wild turkeys imported from ,
? I have reasons to believe Canada, but now thoroughly natural. -
that you could seek further and fare I! Peacocks. ized. Two beautiful golden eaglesare Plants--; ,-

worse. From the prices some advertisers George Vanderbilt has turned his among the ,curiosities of the col.
mention in our advertising col- .. attention\ the raising of a breed of lection. One was captured thirty -..I'OR SAL! $-

umns it seems to me they have reached peacocks curiously called "Japanned. years ago in Windsor forest Thereare \

bed rock,.in fact they are selling you Their feathers have a metallic, lac Aylesbury ducks, but not many. Smooth Cayenne!II!I Home Grown t !II'!

their time and coop and throwing the quer-like glittering. At Warwick There are also golden pheasants and .

bird in., Castle in England the peacock appears pigeons of various kigds.London.

That fine (fowls which are able to in all his glory. The handsomest Feathered World. ABBAKA PLANTS. A SPECIALTY,

compete with the choice of the land, are white. They require very .

can be and have been raised in Tlorida little management, but,must be care An orchard makes an ideal feeding F. N. PRICE, ,
the month has beyond fully fed. If not in confinement they for there
., present proven ground poultry, as are more
P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO FLA.
pick up a pretty substantial living for ,
a doubt. December i-5 a insects to be found there than almost
great poultry ,show was held at St.Louis themselves. It.must be seen that anywhere else. Thus the orchard

Mo; would you believe it, a they have plenty of water and grain may be made to serve the double purpose HOME GROWN
,cock bred and raised in Florida won and occasionally fresh vegetables. In of fruit production and a poultry --
the first The : that winter they must have a sheltered and it is which
prize. poultryman range, not easy to say .
bred and sold him has finer birds in the home. In summer they avail themselves will pay the better.Cleanliness : Pineapple Slips -
that the rich soil of the sheltered trees and in
today-birds of
yard and good feeding will
the middle Yest has failed some secluded nook the nest is made. and SuckersOf
to equal, go a long way towards preventing con .
The hen should be left to her
if the above for own
experience counts any tagious disease among fowls, but if the Following Varieties '
meditations and not interfered with : ;:
thing. Eggs were sold the past sea- these should get a footing it is betterto .
while she i is on the nest hatching '
son for $1.50 a setting from a breedingpen kill all the fowls as soon as attacked FOIl SRhE *
headed by the above winner-yet eggs. for it does not pay to fool- :
A peafowl allowed to make her
many: Floridians probably sent twice own with a sick chicken, often. Then disinfect ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN
nest in a hedge always brings out a
the amount,to breeders the north of the'premises thoroughly.It GOLDEN
stronger and better brood than one ,
and received from stock infe-
nor eggs that has a nest in the house. When maybe possible that your fowls QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE, PER- '

Moral-see if can't find what hatched the young brood should not are not doing well because too closely NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH.
you be removed until the next, day feeding confined. The food which chickens ,

want home .and thus
you nearer encourage Apply to
for themselves and the
the home breeders in their ef- not being required. The first pick up exer- .
forts to furnish their the food should be egg and milk, equal cise which they get while procuring G. MATTHAMS,
patrons best
blood obtainable-at prices within the parts beaten together, and heated un- it, will l undoubtedly keep them in Florida Pineapple Company,

teach of the average mortal. When til it gets into a soft mass. This is better health than any possible systemof Or to ,. -

you get ready to buy look through the given with a little millet or wheat. feeding wholly in their coops. HADDOCK & MATTHAMS,
advertising columns of the FARMER. 0 When they stand over feed and .
AND FRUIT GROWER and see if there The Queen's Poultry. chirp as if there was an aching void, West Palm Beach, Fla rINFORMATION
is in Florida There are plenty of proofs that the a bit of meat will often set them to ,
not some one that has (
what seek.Apopka.Fla.. tastes of Queen Victoria are decidedly scrambling in a way that shows that .IU ,
you S. S. D.Producing1 domesticbut none seems more convinc flesh is what they want. Fresh saus- Worth It's Weight In ft IlL Us !
ing than that she is an enthusiastic age is good and saves the trouble of For your name and addrew oa cmrd,we I
wWteil you bow to make the best wire tencon I
chicken raiser. The royal aviary, or, chopping meat. If they can get earth,horse-high, I-etrong and.
pig-tight,aUheactu&! w o wire.Kitseiman8ros.
Layers. as! the good New England housewife worms so much the better.In BoB, Ridgerlile, .Ind.. ,
have been made would call it the -, ,- --. --. ," --.,- ",, -', --
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Experiments to queen's hencoop, feeding cornmeal to chicks, it -- --- - --
see if the number of rows of corn on is a very elaborate affair.. should never be made into dough.
a cob could not be increased with The queen has her head "chickenman Feed the meal either dry, or only\ &N.WMAMMOTHPoultryCuidefor

success. The same method which ," who is aided by a large corps slightly moistened. For this purpose, 1897.tJome.
was pursued with corn is applicableto of experienced assistants. For forty milk is better than water. Dry gritsis gains thing lithograph entirely nwalm plate; of Fowl tlflpgi in Baton}con.

poultry-breeding. For, example, years the royal poultry pens were an excellent food for chicks after W and colon recipes pUn:\ for for all poultry diseases bouaea;tcrw,raoedifl to make.

one starts with fowls which lay_:one under female su.. -Sibn. Mrs. they are One week old.. ; Poultry Bauscherl'If and: Gardenia Box payjonly 81 Prwpcrt: ldesnts.dotia ,mI


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Faulty Nutrition and Bad Teeth. direction is always followed by mildewed
\tj&ws:* : Our Rural Home. ; roses.-Rural New Yorker. '

.'-.-. -. -.. -" .- -... .-...-...-.-.-....-.".....,..,..--.......... ....... -7- ""'"'- ........... of In Western, many New of, the York farming, and perhapsejse.wiere districts .

About 75 per cent of the tobaccomatrf Influence of Beauty Upon Men !} the majority o f the people Demorest for January.
l11.JG. have bid teeth. There we find plenty This splendid magazine in this issue
l a1 dsdencAiotry.is; ; ofth-eiSik j i A French lady once; remarked to. : .
: werl1dqe.! crop wiR.q t 4 J. another: lady within the hearing of of mere children, -boys and girls excels itself. The leading"article,
year araounjt'tp over,$ ootooo.fy .the writer: '"You do not care so twelve to fourteen years of age-who "The National Horse Show, might
have dentist made sets in their mouths. :puzzle our lady readers to account for
K.Thipt has shedding looks dear
been some about
{ much now your my ,
of his.pines The sheds.ve.only.been are married." Areally: good natural set of teeth is aat'e. its pertinency in a ladies' magazine;
.you exception in these districts. It and, as a matter of fact, it is much
about mflnJbs\ ,'aIf..the,plat\ -
two '
up : There something incongruous
was: very .gill not do to put the blame on God more the handsome men who ride or
them have in
are under no wise
that in this remark coming; from drive the animals and the
Almighty.; He never does a bad job, lovely
been treatedLqtji than the. rest of the the of al l of France since all
lips lady ,
or anything by halves. He to ribbons on their tails which make up
field but those sledded slow, the effects gave
French. women. as a rule, bear up the race good teeth at the beginning. the body of the matter than the fine
already,:being much greener and their: reputation for skill and tact in of the themselves.
There must be local causes for theearly points high-steppers
richer;.lookinin every. resDect.r-Troty-: reserving their personal seductiveness decay of people's teeth in a whole "The First Snow" is an exquisite bit of
ica Sun.
fasicinations and charm even section, and these causes are not-hardto poetry, anent the "new soft silence in
-Work on the vegetable farm on the unto old\ ages thus. showing: their very find. What constitutes the regular the air," which many a Floridian by
Atwoo grove ptOgr s Sirapi.clly; \\ ..and: great good sense and, one might say, daily bill of' fare of these people ? adoption will recall as a happy mem-

in cflnnecjtio&} with\ the\ great volume\: .absolute* wisdom. Potatoes, fat pork, the, whitest kind of f ory of her childhood.
of .work necessary to prepare,t{ .land The very time when a woman does wheat bread, sometimes corn bread or "Chinatown in New York" gives
for cultivation.! Manager Randall need to; care about her good looks l is "johnny cake," and pies, cakes and interesting glimpses of Oriental woman
formj .us.ttan.I"Y i6ooacauliflower i t \ \ after she has won the heart of the one other pastry made chiefly of white hood and babyhood in the metropolis."Is .
OOQ cabbage olants, 'jpanin i the WQrl4! she cared about flour sugar and lard, cream or butter. Chivalry Dead?" is a series of

r z,S6o lettucSiaQdAaQiisj! .sing prepared winning. With almost fiendish ingenuity every answers. by prominent women who
for a big-tomato crop.-Manatee For, her own sake and.her husband'sshe bit of bpne-forming substance is left have succeeded in business, in com-

River Journal. should\ care. out of, or eliminated, from the daily petition with men, and to whpra this
All\the vast oyster beds in the Lox No man wants his wife to seem rations. I myself followed this'senseless question was addressed. They all
' hatchee were killed by the accumula. lacking in charm. And once he loses fashion for a number of years show that, whatever may have been

tionvof the.fresh water, caused by the his pride in her, he Very fast loses his earlier in life, and during that period the successes and honors achieved by
inlet being dosed, and it will\ be two business women they remain essenti--
respect for her, and where there is no my teeth, naturally a spendid set, had
years before there is any oysters of any respect, talk as you will, there can be to.. suffer. Like others around us, we ally women at heart, and men remain
account here. Jftnce\ triplet) ; has been genuine, high-souled love. starved our farm animals by making American, gentlemen.to whom gallantry
opened there has been large quantities no and chivalry are instinctive. They
make the most of them subsist all winter long on a one-
offish working backward and forwardin A. woman. should She, sined ration, and we likewise starvedour show that, after all, women in business -
in husband's
the river. The river is literally alive herself her the eyes.fairest children and ourselves in the are realy exiles from their sphere,

.with mullet'of the largest kind.Tropical daintiest should; endeavor and the to noblest appear of, same way. Myself and family have that they are, in most cases, driven
Sun. by necessity to with men ina
her sex. In word and deed; in herevery reformed in this direction, and so we compete
'Mr.: M. L. Payne informs us that mannerism well as in have no more trouble with our teeth. character to which, by the unchangeable -
in 1865 his aunt, Mrs. E, D, Payne, (; she as should per her But for the unfortunate ones all over decrees of nature,they are
then living on the Chambers place in sonal uttermost appearance inspire, her husband try with the country who yet live on the exclusively foreign. It i is the most suggestive .

this county, planted four acres in to- for, her and.to keep aqd hold fattening diet, as already men- article in a most excellent number
respect ,
bacco. She took great pains in gath him enchanted and enthralled by tioned, I think it is high time for the There is the usual copious supply
.ring and curing it. She had it boxed of those heart and mind qualities appearance of some Dr. Smead who. of engravings, fashion gossip, society
and'housed and kept it until after the means.and. personal seductions that first will preach the gospel of "balanced fads, health notes, etc. .

close, "oj the war. She then shipped him. ration'1 for human beings, as well as Catarrh Cannot
won be Cured
it to St. Augustine and had it made for farm stock The tendency to ear-
makers A woman who is.wise in this way with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as they
into cigars by two expert cigar ly decay of thek teeth can be- outbred
for cannot reach the seat of the disease. Ca-
fear of cause jeal-
-Tri y and Seegar. The cigars need have; no (or rather, outfed). To do it in the tarrh is a blood or constitutional disease,
yielded her $10,000 in U, S. currency, .pus}. children, the parents will have to be- and in order to.cure it you must take internal
.-Ocala Banner. Jealousy, by the way, my dear sisters gin by a thorough reform in their food remedies. Hall's Catarrh Cure is
On Thursdy morning last a shipment is nothing in the' world but a selection; in other words, by "balan taken internally, and acts directly on the
blood and surface. Hall's Catarrh
of. eight boxes of oranges was personal acknowledgment that you cing the ration" for themselves, as Cure mucous is not a quack medicine. It
made.from what is known as the Lane regard yourself beneath some other well as for the future generations. was prescribed by one of the best physicians

grove at Remington Park, just across woman. or women in some respect.It I .III.,.. in this country for years, and is a
the river from Green Cove Springs. is a tacit confession of your own inferiority regular prescription. It is composed of
did think of Perfect Hoses Are Grown UnderCover. the best tonics known combined with
!- you ever ,
Thjs is the premium i winner of$25 of. i *> i i
the best blood purifiers, acting directly on
that? .
fered Captain C. E. Garner of the .
by : the mucous surfaces. The perfect comb,
Independent$ Line steamers,plying bet The woman who is i,,confident of her When reading of the profusion of nation of the two ingredients is hat pro-
twjeeq\ Gr9vq Springs and Jacksonville, own worth j is never: bothered. by even flowers the year 'round on the Pacific duces such wonderful results in curing

for the first. box of merchantable 1 oranges .the slightest twinge of jealousy, Coast, one ,must remember that really Catarrh. Send for testimonials, free.F. .
J. CHENEY &CO.,Props., ,0.
shipped from this run followingthe Another thing: To b? jealous j is toacknowledge choice roses for the San Francisco Sold by druggists, pric 700.

great freeze of two winters ago.- your husband's' un- trade are all grown under glass, and -...._..- -
Green. Cove Spring.; 'w ortlf in.ess. No gentleman ever gives the} same is true of carnations. Half A citizen remarked the other even-

While in the neighborhood 'of Lin- hid wjfe.cause; for:unfaith iq him_ l let an acre of outdoor roses, presenting, ing that the Germans will not settle in

:ton and,Boynton, Mr. Linton gathered her.be; what.she will. If she 1e} such to the eye a gorgeous picture, may not Florida because there_ is no law compelling
data showing the progress made by that he cannot live, with\ her, then he contain a dozen perfect blooms that i stock to be kept fenced in.
.the colonists: there during the past must; leave her, but no man with adrop would pass muster with critical buy They are used to no fence laws in
twelve'"monthsMr..Linton that of good blood in his veins insults ers. San Francisco is a good mar. Europe, and are accustomed to raise
Ihe.may have missed some, but so far the woman to whomjhe, has pledgedhis ket for high-class flowers, especially crops without having to go to the expense -

Jas.be: could I learn the fifty or morefanlies sacred:t marriage vows, whether American :Beauty roses. and there is a of making fences. It does seem
at Linton have in culture at ever suspected of such cowardice or rapidly increasing i greenhouse area that the proportion of. German peoplein

.1 pffftent 170 ac'tes of l land. This acreage not.It deyoted \to ttiera. In former years, Florida is very small.-Florida

.r 'is in, vegetables exclusively. Nearly i is a mistake to regard marriageas large quantities\ of roses.were shippedto Philosopher. .
every settler has planted out 'a, detrimental to a,woman's welfare the coat, during the winter, from Many of our people are planting
., small.acreage in citrus trees and pine from any point of view, as sometimesit St. Paul or Denver. Similar conditions peach trees. The fact that Mr. R C.

.apples..' The same healthy conditionof seems tqb$ regarded, judging from exist at Ne v Orleans ; duringthe Hall gathered 46 bushels of peaches
affairs@ exist at Bovnton, another such rernarks. as Quoted, pn; the eontrary winter, the choicest roses entering last spring from six-6-year-oId trees: for
young settlement\ in ;"Da4e' county. it broadens.instead i oC( narrowingwoman's that market are shipped from( Chicago. which he got over $50, opened a good

"-H fe there are about forty families. ,sphere, as when, sh.e marries One of greatest drawbacks to the : many people's eyes that something Besides .
sad .they have 130 acres planted\ 13wjtfc hear; real life only Begins. Then, anthem San Francisco grower is the high oranges can be grown on our .
..",...' .p)" % large amouuj oj .only does the "supremelorifi! .I price of coal.; in i spite of the mild lands. These peaches, too, were as

'A a .>.". ikygt,4 Po.fnut-cul 4.... r.. .. r I1! .:.& Tt.9n? cation of her sea for* J her* .begin*. *. todawnColumbian. { ,climate, a c&ain?**' amount*** of( fire heat* fine as you would. 'care to eat---D". 7Z .
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,In the way of home production of the CPZ&RY Dim'.) t an* Enormous Bearer and! Perfectly! hardy Throughput theWilci ,. ,
A Sure tad Safe fiemedrln ever, case PJuro Belt. X'
needs of the
Southern farmer there is and every kind of Bowel Complaint IsM
nothing more important than a good It ripens its fruit, even in Florida, in July'and August after the cherries in the
large family vegetable garden and thereis 'j in.Kilier. North are gone. They are'? perfect freestone and for a combination for all cookingpurposes

nothing connected with the Southern : such as pies} tarts, jellies, jam, weet pickles, preserves,* evaporated, etc., '
farm that is more neglected. We knowit : This Is a true statement and it can't be they are superior to any northern cherry They are so solid I have shipped themto
is early to 1 begin; to talk about the i made too strong or too emphatic. Boston, where they remained over a week before cooking, and were. pronouncedfully

spring garden mind but we want that to impress, it : It Is a simple safe And gulch core forCramps :' equal to the best cherries sold in that' noted market. '*
your now BO can
for it before the preparation you for prepare the : Cough, Hhentnatlsm, "It IS Fruit a puzzle Grower.to everybody-half! .plum, and f half cherry. You have a real treasure.' "-Farmer*_,' 5<'and,,' .
farm 'in i Colic, Colds, :N. r Jgta, J: .-
general the months
crops "
"Your Cherry-Plum is a valuable acquisition to our lists of fruits. -Florida. Agriculturist, ,
drives from your ,mind or at the best : Diarrhoea, Croup, Toothache. The sauce has a richer color and flavor than the: cherry,and free'from the acridity'of the plum."-.
leaves you no time for making it. : TWO SIZES 25e.end SOe. Halifax Jouinal. y '. :r' **". s" *..''

Begin the year 1897 with this resolu- ,---- '-- -:- t, -"!' My trees are mostly budded on seedlings from the parent tree. Fine twt.-year-old buds,well-.
ti WILL HAVE A GOOD FAMILY TEOB- branched 4 to 6 feet 40 cents: $4 per dozen-2 to*.feet 30 cents; ft per dozen r.1-:IT !
Mannrille, Florida. '0 WM.. L. ORANGR.
,and keep your resolution 1' JV'- r
'to, t1i .best of your ability. By a garden gia is the old standby, but the new WhiteHead "
we don't mean a'few turnips, rutabagas, is of better quality. BUFra .
collards and l loose leaved,cabbages but: a CuCUMBERTheVhite Spine varieties ISeeds. to. ,. .
garden that contains a full line of all and Improved Long Green are good gar- ,il''. > .

vegetables that you or'your family like, den,varieties. For pickling age the Chi- roRAEEBIOD

peas, beans, cabbage) beets, le tucev rad. cago Pickle. We are much pleased} with 0? SISTEEXTEARS, an e t h. S tg\f eA d'S
ifihegj squash, pumpkins: potatoes, melons the Japanese Cllmbling which is of good I THR PURCHASERS 0:? 1-4 .I:' ,.
and all the other good things. Then. quality and can be trained) on frames or _I ,or '}t ; ,

you dill! have a supply of good whole- fences. 'I i have been protected by our Dated Papers and our BURNING SYSTEM,which gives your
some food -that will go a long ways towards EGGPLANT-We have fJnnd the Improved I Local Merchant the Privilege of Burning Stock Left Over at the end of the season, thus
I assuring to his customers Fresh Seeds Every Year. D. Landreth&Sons are not Seed Merchants
sustaining yourself and family,and Large Purple Thornless to be sUperior
r depending upon others for their supplies,but'are Seed Farmers and Grow their Own
keep you all in, better health than you to all other varieti 8. ,In section Stocks from the:Most Perfect Types and under the experienced eye and direction of mem-
have ever been before. Plenty of good north of Florida it is nQt advisable to, bers of the Firm. This work has been going on since 1784,and the business Is now conductedby
regetables will reduce your medicine or sow eggplant much before April lEt, uu- the Third and Fourth'Generations,' This in itself 1&8'Guaranteet'aat Seeds-srrta
doctor's bill many times the amount of less you have a hot bed. The seed does good as seeds can be made..; Ask your local Merchant for LANDRETH Observe the Date
send Postal for CATALOGUE
on each Packet,and If he does not keep Landreths on sale, us a our
what your seeds cost. not germinate freely in a temperaturelower which contains Truthful Descriptions Sound Practical Information and we will
Now that you have the time go out and than 650.LETI'UcEDmmhead. fill your order direct from Headquarters Mention this paper. f: ,

select; a plot of suitable ground from a White Cabbage, Address, DAVID LANDRETH & SONS, Seed Farmers, Philadelphia, e nna.
quarter<< acre upwards according to the Florida Header and Big Boston are the ,
size"of your family, and spread broadcast best All of them resist heat well and
on it all the manure that you can are slow running to seed.
spate .and get your garden plot in good. MUSE MELON-The Mixon and Cannon- SEEDLING PE-AN: TREES'Rtbera f
condition, free from lumps and trash as ball are both Southern varieties and are .

soon as seeding time comes. Buy your well adapted to the South. Montreal .r'I "\
supply of seeds early so that you can put : Marketis the finest in quality but sun- Pecan Grave end Pecan 'Nursery

them in as early as possible. Don't buy scalds easily and is subject. to attacks of I r. '.-" : "", -:-<' 1ft 51,1;
the trashy seeds placed in boxes in country -: insects. ON BLACKWATER BAY, SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLOBIDA.
stores to be sold on ,commission,and ; WATER MELON-For home use there are fi

depend on them for'a good garden for you no better varieties than the Tinker, Jones, -- 1896--1897." R'
won't get it. Those seeds are generally Seminole, Florida Favorite and Augusta PECAN TREES Two Years Old. from myy own Pecans..15 to 24 inches
the''P.orest quality: to be had and manyof Rattlesnake. For shipping the Black 20,000-SEEDLING higher, at f to. 60 per hundred with liberal discount in low of z.ooo'abd

the packets could tell an interesting Diamond, Lagonda and Duke Jones are over.on receipt Terms No Cash responsibility with order.after Shipment shipment.as directed.' Transit-charges be paid by, purchaser-* ry"... ?

story or travels around the United States all to be preferred,to Dixie and Kolb Box 4, Bagdad.Florida. ARTHUR BROWN.
waiting year after year to be sold. Send (-;pm--. -
to some reliable seedsman who does a ONION-We would especially urge upon their
don't they get implements -
business through the mails and get fresh everY reader in the States Qutside of job Why under shelter before the hot sun
seed from headquarters that will Florida to the genuine Bermuda
grow. grow: and rains and twist the wood out of
Order your seeds some little time before onion either white or red. By this we and warp the iron and steel with a

you are ready to plant and then you will do not mean the Italian onion generallysold shape thick coating cover of rust? Why don' they S S LIUU1D O i; p
be sure of your supply in time to take by Northern seed houses under the cut their corn before the stalks become as eau U R.EI4I JER36RLtdfl1l t81.
advantage of favorable seasons. name of Bermuda, but the genuine '
wood and unfit for feed? Why they
Onions, beets, lettuce, radish and turnips Bermuda that is so largely grown in Flor- do things in the nick of time, instead of

be planted will stand early considerable, but cucumbers cold,and squash can ida.OKRA-Perkins' Mammoth... and putting then them blaming off until the Government the last minute be-, The Rawls-Yilliams! Company,

eggplant, melons and tomatoes shouldnot PEAs-For dwarf early, John L.; for '
be planted until danger from frost ispast medium crop, Home Delight or Eyerbearing cause So spoke they are a farmer poor?who has accumulated HOLESA.l4E' ':

e ; for late, Southern Queen. I sufficient to 'make himself independent.
Cabbage and tomato plants can be RADISH-Long varieties-New Glass : Some farmers have a "strong weakness'f Produce and! Coffimissloll.COUNTRY l
started in boxes early in the season and and Early ;Long Scarlet; Turnip Shaped' for being a little behindhand Nwith all of .
set in the open ground as soon as the or half-long, Scarlet Button and French such
their work, and I never yet saw one .
weather is suitable.It Breakfast.
that successful If have: much AND POULTRY
was you o PRODUCE
is not possible in an article like this Bosh varieties-White Bush
SQITASH- work hand that can't keep withit fe Specially.S3 .
to give time of planting for the different Golden Custard and Giant Crookceck hire on you don't undertakemore ,*Domertic/and Foreign Fruits in season. -p
help or
j vegetables that would apply to all read- running:( varieties, Mammoth Chili and than more can, accomplish on time, Hay Grain, Flour and Canned GS'J.'ATE *.
ers for the reason that the Kuralist readers Early Marrow. and without you forever rushed to AGENT EXCELSIOR MA T.
range from below the frost line in TOMATO-Redfield Beauty for early death.,. being Honest Returns Guaranteed same day of safe.
extreme Southern Florida to the' mountains :cro ; Longkee for a late summer crop. Consignments solicited. Givcusattfel

bf Northern Georgia, North Carolina TOJBNIPS-Early Red, White Egg and A resident of Lake County advises the We will be pleased to send you our Quotations
'and Arkansas.We ) of the the ,. ,- ."
Purple Top Globe; rutabages, out of peach orchards. He says: i on application. *
have been asked to give a list of Improved American is the best. "The railroads have agreed to cooperatewith Offices and Salesroom. soo and Sol West Bay St.

the best varieties, which we do: Any of the varieties, named in this list us, and the peach movement prom- j Warehouses, P.C.&. Yards, ,Jacksonville'-. ,, Fit.-
ASPARAGUS-The Palmetto. It is are suitable for a/family garden in any of ises to be a profitable investment. The I -.. ."
preferable to plant the 2-jear-old roots. the Gulf South Atlantic States and if you, trees will commence to bear eighteen :, bitant transportation rates, as in moat
BUSH. Bi &i Excelsior, Refugee and plant all of the' ones enumerated you months from the setting, and in short other States is the only safeguard,for
Valentine for green podded varieties; ,will have a first-class garden and that is time they will produce a carload of four Florida soil tillers, and the sooner our
WwdwelTs Kidney wax and Grennell'sRustproof what you intend to have this coming year hundred crates to the acre. Expenseswill law-makers are convinced of it,tEe sooner
wax of the wax varieties; Lazy we know. Begin the new year right by be about $30 an acre for the first two prosperity win. come to the State. I ,
Wife pole bean is! a good green podded having the best garden in your neighbor- "-Citiz n. ...
pole variety- hat is very prolific. i hood and you will never regret it. So. years.. If peach can have the assure *
BXBTS: -Eclipse, Improved Blood Turnip i Ruralist. of growers their into theN Seven hundred thousand barrels of,apples
and Lentz Extra Early are all good. ance having reaches put from this to
ew York, Cincinnati or Louisville market were shipped country..
,OAVLIFLomm-Thorbum's Gilt Edge. Time Is Worth More Than Tea Per at 50 cents per crate, by express, the Europe in a-single month this fait, t.u.: '
and '
,PASSAGE-Sure Crop Long Island Cent on the Farm.A peach business of the South will become t' ? '
.\ Wakefield are the best early varieties '
Surehead for medium early: and Centennial ; writer in the Farm and Fireside thus phenomenal From past xp'enence'how- The advance in wheat has added many

/ Flat Dutch and Florida Drumhead soliloquizes: ever, they will need something more than : millions of dollars, 'td the"* f armeri, ,..,! t'Ibe*

for late. The Florida Drumhead will be "If I were to farm as some men do, I verbal assurance made, Jest'after would their have investments the- country., *.r
found especially valuable because of its should get tired and seek a cave in some were they
heat resisting qualities. vast wilderness! Why will men put off experience of the orange growers and< The corn and cotton crops are short in;
truckers, that as the business was increased owing to the' prolonged 4 "outh.
CARBO -- hante lay and St. Valery their work until the last minute? Why Texas '
are of' the best quality and are both vigorous don't they cut down the weeds before the up went the rates. A burnedchild Let the fariner prepare for a"fat year to .
dreads the fire, and legislative protection folloWtheleah, by thbrotfgh soil repa t
growers. seed is ripe? Why dqrtft they trim their against hogsandbltt1e andreior- '::1n.1.'f..t _t1; ;, .:' .., "
'CbLiJLBD=-TheTraeBoutheraorGeor- hedges before it be Qt.bone.killin': D- 'awOWw.u.:5';: & "
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Florida Fajffier! and d: -Fruit Grower. : to make Mr. ,F1 nda Pine, Mr. Florida Each season brings with it modifications ram-shackle old wagon, their apology

Grape Fruit and Mr. :Florida and new features which tend for a horse, with his harness of straps

A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main Shaddock voje unanimously for the to improve the effectiveness of this and strings. Not a house is passed

Street Jacksonville.Fla. following resolution: service. It is found necessary, for unnoticed, they are everywhere, and

r Resolved, To use proper influence in instance, to discriminate between the sell the fruit at a margin so close that,

TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION: Washington, in case of any change in the strawberry section and the vegetable as I have said, their profits are exceedingly -

For One Year .....,.........-.................ta.oou. traits present on Custom the free Honse list on tariff account, to have of the all section-, so far as they can be segre- $mall. I honor them, for

Vot &Ix Konth.'h...i...n..tti... ... 1.00 great benefit fruit is to the general healthof gated. The strawberry does not require they are engaged in an honest calling;
In Foreign-Countries ....,.................. 3.00 the people. 'protection when beans and tomatoes I respect them, for they bring to the

;subscriptions in all cases cash in Mr. J. W. White of this city, bringsout do. Too frequent warnings very poor i in! the poorest sections of
advance. No discount allowed on one's his Journal of Commerce with bring.about indifference on the part of the city a taste, at least, of the richest .

all own agents subscription a liberal(except cash commission in a club], but will to forty-two pages and forty cuts, nearlyall the growers, and may induce neglectof and best offering of the country to the

be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby of them first-class illustrations, necessary precautions'when the city ; and we use them freely in our
them. Write for terms. accompanied by descriptive and ex threatened cold is likely to be severe. business and treat them rough imcputh -

To every new subscriber we will send, planatory text, and all this solid ham Perhaps die time will come when the ; ragged and ignorant though

poatpaidt!.COPY'"of Whitner's "Garden- and bread spiced'with the mustard of engineer on the locomotive\ will be they may be, as men, and avail ourselves -
ing -in Florida. For two new subscribers machiavellian wit and humor able, )by the number of times the of their assistance.
"'at $2.00 each, we will send, ,
a I postpaid, a copy of Moore's ,"Orange for which this paper is noted. It contains whistle is repeated, to give growers ,
also much useful information. some approximate idea of the degreeof

Bates of advertising on application. the approaching cold. At present Markets.JACKSONVILLE .
The Grifflng Brothers'; Catalogue. neither the engineers nor the farmers
Remittances should be made by check,
have been' trained ,
sufficiently to undertake -
postal note money order or registered The surprisingly rapid growth of
letter to order of this junior nursery of Baker county a system of graduated warn- FLA., December 26.

,VJLBMEB AND FEUIT GROWER, is one of the phenomena of Florida. ings. FRUITS AND PRODUCE.
Jacksonville, Fla. That an institution devoted almost ex. The effect of covering on; plants is Corrected by Marx Bros.
as yet imperfectly understood.. A
J clusively to the growth and sale of These are average quotations. Extra choice
deciduous fruit trees in the very homeof furrow slice plowed on to hardy plants lots fetch prices above top quotations.'while poor
the orange and in the hardest of like potatoes, completely covering lots selllower. '
w them and then raked off within Florida Oranges .......... .......... 3,50
eachesIna Plum. ,...................... 818 hard times, should advance in a few up, Apples. ...........................bbll.7S to" 2,25
without twenty-four or thirty-six hours, un- Pines, .................... crate.. 4.,00
GiOVB'AND OJlCH.umAFrost.proof'Orange years from a humble beginning affords beneficial Lemons Messina............... box .' 3.75
; Orange Groves in Louisiana ; The capital to its present ample pro- doubtedly a protec English Peas, dried,..............bu 1.50
Finest Peach in Florida ; The American tion. But it is imperative that the Peanuts best brand...... ........ 04 to. .05
Persimmon ................ ............. 819 portions and large volume of business, earth should be removed as soon Cabbage. New York,............each .0754 ?
I is certainly proof ,of business ability.It as Potatoes,N. Y.. ........ ........bbl 1,50
yj Preserving Bud-wood ; Oranges in Made. there is relaxation of the weather '. ......:......5 barrel lots 1.40
ira..I...* .... .........-?... ....... 820 is an object lesson of industry, ener- any ,. .. .....................sack 1.35
or else the plants will be injured.For '. .,............. sack lots
i s rirfBRY The Pineapple No.2. .*........., 820 and perseverance which is of the 5 i.oo
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\\f TOBACCO TobaccoCulture,No. 2.............. 820 small plants a double plow, Early Rose seed. -1,85
: highest value to the young man con. Onions N.Y............... ... bbl 2.50
FARMER AN&TaucKER-rGinger Again; Let throwing two furrow slices together, Peas,black! eye. .... ..........bushel 1.50
ter from Jlajor Campbell................. 821 templating a career in Florida. Send brown-eye,..... .............bu 1.25
would be better than
and a of their catalogue probably a single clay. ............... ......bu i.io
The IFlavor of Vegetables; Strawberry get copy plow as the two slices would hold Turnips;N.Y..........;.....;...bbl 150
4 Culture Plant City; Winter Potatoes.- (Macclenny, Baker county, Fla.), it Beets...................... ......bbl 2.00
'* Patronize Breeders the'plant up while a single slice bendsit Parsnips................. .._.....bbl 2.50
POTJI.TRY- Home Pjx>- for itself its illustrations in ?
; speaks and break it. Carrots ..........................bbl 2.50
during Prolific layers ; Peacocks ; The themselves are a whole volume of over may Eggs....... ......._..-._.doz: .22
Queen's Poultry; Items................... 823 The security of a strawberry plant -
State News ,.........,.................... 824 growtji. and progress.. depends more on the intrinsic condi-- VEGETABLES ANIJ POULTRY.
OUR RURAL HOME-Influence of Beauty upon
Men;t' Faulty Nutrition and Bad Teeth ; Rural Press of the United States. tion of the plant itself than on any .Corrected by Davis & Robinson.

Demorest for January .................... 824 The editor of Gleanings in Bee Culture external covering that may be applied, Yellow Yams, ............_.....bush .3Oto .35
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in the of freeze like Sweet Potatoes, .25 to
The Family Garden ; Time Worth more, who is a very devout man, has except case a killing Hnbbardsquash, ................bbl .30
than Ten per cent.on the Farm.......... 825 this to, "No who reads that of February, 1895, and in; such a ...............dot nodemand.Celery .
EDITORIAL-Christmas Editions ; The Graf say: one our .... .. .... ..,...--. .30 to .40
it takes T..v.
inches of solid
+Brothers1 Weather agricultural papers can help admiringand one several Egg Plants........................-bbl 1.50
finj (Catalogue; Signals mulching to save the tenderest Tomatoes, ....................crates 1.5oto 2.00
-:Effects Protection ; The Peddlers 826 respecting the high moral standard Sweet Pepper,.. .... ...... ..... bu r.oo to1.50
Markets ............................. ....... 826 of at least the greater part of blooms. A deep-grown, powerful Green Beans.................crate .75 to i.oo
Our St.IouisLetter Market Notes...... plant lose fourth or even a half Pumpkins. .each .0510 .10
; 827 them in fact if may
; our religious papers Kershaws .... ..... .........each .03 to .10
LIVESTOCK;-Southern Cattle Fever........ 828 half particular in of its berries and blossoms, and yet it Parsley ...........per doz.bunches .20to '.2S'
Truck Growers .......................;.... 830 were as regard to will forward the Green onions,.....per doz. bunches .15
Hoer t keep Sweet Potaloel ,r..i:...... the .character of the advertisements push remaining ones Pepper hot...................bushel .75
'. ,.' 832v and so accelerate their ripening and Sage well cured............. ...lb '.25
would thank -
'.1. .1, i they-accept .I God again Hens........ -_..__..,.._.... .30
Weather in Jacksonville.Week and, again .from the bottom., of my increase their size:tHat it will furnish Roosters.__.....-.....__.M-. .25
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nearly a full crop o'ter all. Of course Half-grown..MM- .IS to .20"
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Dec. Turkeys, .per-pound,polS' o?
Ending 21 18g6 t 4 if this is repeated too aften the plant Ducks....... ........0...._........... .25 to .30' ?
cannot replace all its losses and the Geese .......j.....................:. 35 to .40 '
a a. tie 5dDA Weather Signals-Effects of Pro Leeks ............perdoz bunches.,2S
i A = 9 ga* tection. yield will be seriously curtailed. Radishes...................per doz no demand.
oo es2 ::iI I :: Cucumbers,...... .............crate 1.00101.25
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-- - The excellent example set by the Spinach per bushel .50
Dec. W........ 57 59 64 54 10 59 .00 Cabbage :Florida .................. .94 to .06
Dec..16 .... .... 46 51 8 44 U 51 .00 officials of the F. C. & P Railroad last The Peddlers.It Salsify ..........per dozen bunches none.
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Dec. 17 41 54 62 39 23 50 .00 elicited favorable Lima Beans, *;- .quart .iotoi2j4,
Dec. ..>... 52 473 4" 25 DO .00 season comment is really refreshing to hear a good Green peas ..... .... .... .crate I.ooto 1.23
Dec. 19.......* 5052 6j 48 15 56 .00 from several of our exchanges, coupled word spoken for that much abused Turnips,.....................bunch no demand
Dec 20 ........ 4& 52 57 48 9 52 .00 Florida Honey.... ...pound section .10
Dec. 21 .i...... 46 51 57 45 I2,5J .14 with, exhortations to. their local railroads class, the peddlers. George W. Bar-

Mean ..... ... -49 -55 fal47-; -15 -54 -* .14 to follow suit. It is to be hoped nett, one of Chicago's leading com -
that the same or a similar system may mission merchants, has this to say of GAME '
Total rainfall. be adopted the State. Mr. Quail............ ...............each .10
A, J. MITCHELL, Obsenrer. throughout them in the last issue of the Michigan Doves ............. .......each .05
E. P. Porcher, the general manager of Tradesman: Squirrels..........,i".l...........each .06 to .08
Wild Ducks ... ..............each .15 to .25
the East Coast associations of pineap- Taking their purchases into their Wild Turkeys................... each .75 to i.oo
Christmas Editions. ple and vegetable growers, is makingan wagons they at once start for their Rabbits.................,.......each .10

The New York :Fruit Trade Journal effort to have the East,Coast Rail. routes and cry their wares. Therecan --

presents.us.a massive, elegant issue of road put in operation something likeit be no fixed margin. They get New York Market,,

sixty-six pages, full of all the' fruit and for the benefit of' his constituents, what they can, take a margin or sell Oranges-Florida fancy, 4.00 to 4.50;

vegetable gossip under the sun, which and the well-known liberality and pro at cost, live on the refuse and probably usual lots, 3.00 to 3.50; Russet, prime,

, we willingly accept instead of prosy gressiveness of that system leaves lit they have only a dollar a day on 3.00 to 3.50; Tangerines, Florida fancy,

market reports in this Merry Christ. tle doubt that this action will betaken which',to support a family. While 10.00 to 12.00; Mandarins 5.00 to 7.00;
Grape Fruit, Florida, per 8.00 to10.-
mas time. "The Fruit Meeting," Mr. their transactions on the whole are 00; California, Navels, 3.50 to 4.25i

Sicily Lemon, President, and Mr.Jamaica THE FARMER AND FRUIT.GROWER enormous, their profits are very small, Beets, lorida new, per crate 75c to

lime, Secretary, treats FlorIda takes to itself a modest share of creditor and with long hours, penetratingevery 1.00. Cucumbers Fla. fancy, per crate

very fairly except, in the matterof ( the introduction of this signal code I. street and lane of the city, they 1.75 to 2.00. Egg plants Florida, per half,
her oranges which are ,slurred as by way of suggestions and assistanceas earn what they .can get. There is barrel box, 1.00 to 1.75. Garlic' per 100

being all from Nassau, brought'hither an intermediary in bringing the I not a .lane, street or avenue of the bunches half,barrel 5.00 to basket 5.50. 1.00 Lettuce to 2.00., Florida Peas

by boat and' repacked. as- Floridas. railroad managers and. the weather! city where their Jrbice: is not heard: per Florida, per basket, 2.00 to 2.50. Peppers,,

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Florida, per crate or carrier, 79c to 1.50 The tomatoes are- smooth, large in ap TFC ,
Squash Florida white, per crate 60 to 75. pearance and very fine flavor. They have

String beans, Florida, express, basket or retailed at from ,5e to $1.00 per crate of FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF
crate. 1.25 to 1.75. Tomatoes southern -four baskets each. FLOR1DkjVJA.CKSOI .

Florida, per carrier, 1.00 to 2.50. Boston, December 15.-Jamaica or-

anges, boxes, 2.25 to 3.25; barrels, 3.25 to VII4I4E ..
5.00. Jamaica grape fruit, boxes, 2.75 to _
Philadelx&ia Markets.
4.00; barrels, too ex Ss. Brookline. California !- The Oldest National Bank in the State. ,;
December 21.-Oranges,
Navel oranges, 3.87 to 4.12.
Florida, choice to fancy, 3.00 to 4.50. Atlanta December 21.All Florida is
Grape fruit, 5.00 ,to 1 00. Tangerines, at.work bringing oranges by the car here, I: _
10.00 to 15.00. String beans, green-or Ii i By conservative,yet liberal methods this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity
but some of those who thought we would strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands. ....
wax, per box or basket, 1,00 to 2.00. get none but these have already taken We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms,drawiaz our own
Greenf peas. 1.25 to 200. Cucumbers, three car loads, selling from 4.00 to 425. drafts on all parts of the world. V '
2.00 to 8.00. Egg plants. per orange box, We invite a visit or correspondence,looking toward business relations, assuring yon that pout
favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention _
1.00 :to 1.50; per barrel, 2.00 to 3.00.). *. ,
Squash, white, per orange box, 1.25 to Our 8t Louis Letter. JAMES M. SCHUMACHER R. C. COOLEY .. '

t3 1.50. Peppers, per carrier, 1.50 to 2.00. Editor Farmer and Frolt-Grower: President., Cashier. -

Tomatpes 1.50 to 3.00Lettuce ripe, per ,carrier( baskets; 1.00 to), The receipts of Florida products are Safe. Deposit Boxes For Rent.
small at this time.
2.00 North Carolina barrel, 2.00 to
; :: per
Peas and beans scarce
5.00; New Orleans, 3.00to.4.50.BEPFIELD & SON. now when wanted for Christmas.especially{ Tomatoes SEEDS SEEDS SEEDS : V

are at last beginning to advance, and -- .' -
should do fairly after this. .

Pittstmfgr Markets. The commission houses and wholesale New :Field and Garden Sheds V

Orange, Florida, fancy, bright,4.50 tb poultry firms miss very much a good! order ,

5.00; Russet, 4.25 to 4.75; ordinary, 3.75 trade, especially around the holidays -,.ADAPTED TO THE SOUTH. .
,to 4.001; grape fruit, fancy, 5.00 to 6.00; they used, to have in former years from : ,
tangerines, fancy, 5.00 to 6.00; mandarins many Southern cities. Memphis, Little : 'ONION SBTS V c r
4.00 to 4.50 Jamaica Rock and many of the smaller towns were REDANDY.E
fancy, ; oranges ;_ WJ ?4.oo per Bushel- _
bbla 5.00 to 6.00 boxes, 3.00, to good customers: -New Orleans orders a I .
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: WHITE-: .... 150 II c.
little but fraction. of $
4.00; Oranges, California navels, 4.00 to occasionally, only a .
4.25; seedlings, 3.00 to 3.50; pineapples, its big trade of years ago. A greater di- Send for price list.
Florida half crates, 3.00 to 4.00; crates, versity of crops has altered the situationin L. CAMERON, Seedsman;

6.00 to 7.50; lettuce, K. 0. head, per sugar the South. Even Mississippi is ship- laolixonviix. F'lorlda. .
bbl, 4.00 to 5.00; flour bbl,1.00 to 1.50, ping turkeys and chickens to St. Louis. -
curley, per half bu basket, 80c to 40c; The.Southern cities are now supplied by OUR GRADES OF STOCKS GIVE SATISFACTION. I
beans fancy wax, per, bu, 2.50 to 3.00; the farmers in their respective States with Myrobolan Plum-Mahaleb Cherry-Mazzard Cherry-Manetti R.oae-AP1>le-Pe&r-Qu1nce x
all the spring chickens and Raise your own Seedlings.you have ground to spare it is cheaper and yon can raise enough -
green, per bn, 2.00 to 3.00; peas, fresh, poultry, eggs, to supply other growers. We can supply you with Fresh French, Japan and American. Sees,
per,bu, 2.50 to 8.00;, cauliflower, fancy, turkeys required throughout the year,and and Raffia for budding and grafting. Samples and prices from '. "*%;:_.
large, per doz, 2.00 to 2.25; small, 1.25o all the money so expended is now kept at THOMAS MEEHA1T& SONS GEMAKTOWWf PA. -

1.60; cucumbers, Florida, per box, 2.00 home., 't w ..
to 2.50; egg plants, fancy, large Florida, A gentleman just in from Florida, who .duce quarters Friday. It was a ship Bradley IMfldd. EugeMB.Ri d'.. '
per box,3.00 3.50; per doz, 1.50 to 2.00: interested in the orange crop, informsme ment of, vegetable pears from Louisianato ESTABLISHED 1871. <<'fJ: r
green peppers, Florida, per box, 1.00 to that the output in the State>this year P. M Kiely & Co., of this city. At *
1.50. SOIIEBS BRO. &; Co. will be nearly 200,000 boxes or about 650 first! glance the new product seemed to ?_

carloads. He says New York has drawn be a green egg plant. A closer inspection Commission Merchants-

Buffalo Market heaviest on the crop, Boston next, and suggested }large Kieffer pear. The ,
either Baltimore or Cincinnati next Several surface, however, was not smooth -AJCD- ff .'
Oranges-Hanily enough California or cars of the Florida orange have already enough for either a pear or egg plant, .
Florida oranges have come forward as come to this city, and the prices being somewhat furrowed and irregular.It Fruit Auctioneers :
yet to establish values. Jamaicas. and for this fruit will be high everywhere this was nearly as solid and heavy as the
Messinas in fair supply and moderate de- season on account of its excellence. and pear and had a seed in the center like a 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa. tr V. V:

mand. A fairly good trade looked for reputation.The butter bean. After all, it tastes like a We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables

this week and next to' supply the holiday market is now in fair to good shapefor cucumber, or more like it than either of either at private sale(which has heretofore Seen _
demands the reception and sale of Florida and the foregoing. the grower said it should our custom)or by the auction system (recently
Oranges, Jamaicas per box,3.50 to 4.00;; other Southern products, which became be'cooked and treated like an eggplant. added to our business)as von may desire:

repacked per bbl.4.50 6.00 to 6.25; originl! very'cheap and abundant from one to Being unknown to everybody, it was -
packages, sound; to 5.00; Mexicansper two weeks ago. This applies especially rather neglected.
box, 3.50 to 400. Grape fruit per to string> beans, cucumbers P. M. KIELY.Business .
box 6.50 to 7.00; cauliflower per bbl., 2.00 gumbo green, peas plants. Tomatoes, are stillcheap t 4b".... V QUICK WORK
to 2.50; celery,Michigan, per bunch, lOc but in a few days the remnants of Notices,
State iSo to35 Hot In selling and paying for Fruit and Yeg
to 25c; ; house cucumbers -
the old will disappear, after which the advertisement in
crop new etables shipped to us la oar motto. WE
doz. 1.25 to 1.50 hot house
remunerative prices may oe expected.The our columns of the Mountain View Nurseries
lettuce per doz., loo to 35. FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
approach of the holiday season will Winston, N. 0. They make a BUY
BATTBBSON & Co. OURSELVES. They are protectedby
> largely increase the demand for these specialty of pecan culture, and the north- oar 40 yean experience: without default
goods. ern situation of their nurseries will have ing a dollar. Enquire to our standing
Market Notes. There _came to the city a few days ago a tendency to give a valuable earliness >and merchants financial having stability mercantile which any reports bank canverifythen or

i Sgobel &Day say: The Jamaica fruitis something of.a surprise: shipment of and hardiness to their stock. > :> try us-WE BELIEVE OUItKIrtHOD

drawing to a close as far as heavy receipts mandarins,all the way> from Japan, oy FLoRIDA PECJLNB-Do not fail to note WILL for SATISFY YOU.Stencil Sendyour and
name our quotations.
are concerned. If nearly sound it way of San Francisco. To the average also the new advertisement of Judge cards free. Letters promptly answered. -
'is worth 4.25 to 4.75 per barrel, and it is fruit consumer.mandarin is a small, Brown, the old reliable Ribera Pecan
sweet fruit in the market. Receipts from flat orange, but to traverse the 8,000 Nursery, which is really the original FRENCH. & CO.,
Florida are light,but it is.holding its own miles between St. Louis and the grove in fountain-head of the pecan in Florida.
among the consumers,3.OOto 4.00 per box, Japan the fruit must be picked green and The proprietor is a gentleman of the old 116 Warren St., New York.

awarding to quality and condition, some permitted to mature enroute. The demand -. schoolof) scrupulous honor and integrity. ESTABLISHED 1855.I .
is not extensive for this
trifling decay to be seen in some marks. 'yet very ,
Valenciaa are in strong demand, and are fruit and up to a year ago was suppliedby BROW1'S BRONCHIAL TBocH&' are ""' J- #.A
worth 5.25 to 5.50 on 714% and 4.25 to Florida. The destruction of the unequaled for clearing the voice. Public VV
Florida has started the Japanesefruit
420'8.Goodsell crop '" ""
4.50 on speakers and singers the world over
this It little too acid to
& Co.'s sales, Jamaica fruit, way. was a
December: Grape fruit,barrels. 5.121 meet the views of buyers. use them., GREGORY'ScHR

to 3.73; boxes, 4.25 to 3.50. 792 boxes One of the best informed- wholesalefruit WHEN the army worm appeared last
dealers South-Water street Chicago
Sorrento fruits, ex Ss. Fulda; oranges, on ,
summer the Rural New-Yorker readers
limes lemons 2.00 to says as close as he can figure it the 'i. SEEDS
-1.75 2.371
2.75 to ; ; were promptly told about it, and they
men in the trade there have 500,000 bar-
Mandarines halves 5.10 to 8.37t.
1.37fc; ,_ saved their by knowing how to
boxes Jamaica repacked rels of apples stored. As the earrent re- crops I are known the country over to be exceptionally
4.990 oranges: fight them want to know howto of
ceipts are more than ample to supply all ; you may reliable. They care aa reputation
prices 2.90 to 2.00. fight some other pest next year. It I, forty yean back of tarn. They an K&
Receipts of Havana pineapples this wants, and there is no immediate prospect t [ under three warrants. It would not be
will tell We can send it and THE
of any favorable change in the situation you. ;, wise to. plant without consult-
week, per various steamers, gave a the outlook i is of the most dismal FABMEB AND FRUIT GROW R, both oneyear I tngOregorysVegetabiesndFowerseed .
53 barrels. character. Nobodycould well place the fur $2.50, and your money back in I cataiogueforttdescrlbawltheagrav; '. .'
A car of fancy Japanese Tangerines J.
three months for The Rural if' wantit.
losses in eight now on this investment at you Ings several new .
were offered at auction this week. They Address The Rural New-YorkEr,New tables of great' "nierit''
less than '$250,000. It is clear that the
i were in good condition,and realized from York for free sample to be found la naother. ;$!
2-50 to 2.75 losses to the dealers in every city will be .copy. j Catalogue' : .

The State of Texas will, no doubt,.be a enormous in the aggregate, and that the sent where.JJ.H.GREGCHT,tree to. aoyo&flay ",VV/ t .
considerable 'factor in shipments of late apple season of 1896-97 will never be forgotten In planting bunch yams or other sweet r

vegetables, particularly tomatoes. Dur by the ,principal operators in the potatoes, see that the. ridges in which "& SOft, -

ing'the past week three car loads[ tomatoes trade. they are planted are well ,settled by the UARBLCNtAAe -'
,packed in the same style as Southern I Something really new, a genuine e: rain before planting. Keep this in mind' MAS. ,_

tomatoes, have reached' New York.,! novelty. appeared.in the J Trait and. p sofor, t' next, season o' >.
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... Live Stock.SduMrn just as likely to die of Texas fever profitable investment' in h&'prbgenyi; .. f .

"' as are5 ,northern cattle t if exposed iif even though ,he might not survive ,
the same : it is uncommon himself. Calves ticks --
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f Cattle Fever. ihint for ad adult native to"contact abound stand fair show when ship- 1

the fever from'being! exposed to tick- ped during;the' winter'' months' Personally -
The Rural New Yorker sent oufqueries ] Infested pasture after having been kept ; I have' never lost, ah animal

,on this subject> to several authorities free*from*ticks1 tip to' the time of such with which'these J precautions, were I

s.ncL'J'eceived answers from .exposure. I taken; although it'is more than can f; _

which weselecthhe'two' following Ticks are 'almost everywhere economically do to keep the ticks constantly -

J KILLING' OFF" :' THE TICKS. \ throughout: the South. As a matterof froM their skins.

fact, our cattle, probably, take the Summing, up, then, my advice in 4
has been
/It' pretty conclusively disease in mild form while calves; get.ting general would be never to ship mature
shown that the .southern cattle tick few ticks in the cattle into Shortest Most AttractiteROUTE .
a very on them counties where the cattle Quickest,
(Boophilus bovis), is the "carrier" of early spring, and thereafter are "im-i tick is known to abound. Calves '

the germ'that causes this disease. Dr. :i mufaeV" TOte:fact amounts to practicaTImmuhtty should be shipped' only after cold

Cooper Curtice, of th4Bt rea 'of Am. front the disease*. In'the i' weather' sets* iri: Even with these AND '
mal Industry, has made most, extensive FLORIDA POINTS THE'NORTH'T1I
L matter of ridding a- pasture of ticks, there is a risk to run, but the possible
investigations of the disease and we find no difficulty at all. It is onlynecessary" profits i induced me years ago to take
Florida.Central and Peninsular
isnow engaged in locating the "quar carefully to-pick off the ticks the,chances and-1 have never regretted :
ai tine"line south of which the cout .
front: the J herd of cattle, say once or having done stiis regards the NEW THROUGH ROUTES.

try is, found to be infested with the j twice i a:week,.tnTdughout and season, counties where,the?ticks do not exist, ..
etd New York to Jacksonville by
ticks The Secretary of Agriculture
; not permitting any females to reach and where native murrain' is no more ,New :Florida Pennsylvania R. & to Wash

has inaugurated :a' system The of rigid maturity, and the job is accomplish to be dreaded than in Pennsylvania, I Northern and' ington.Columbia Southern, Florida Railway Central'to ft
and Stateof
inspection quarantine. We have-done this on the Station farm, can see no valid objection to introducing Air.Line Peninsular to all principal
Virginia has enacted a !quarantine I and also on an adjoining farm (above healthy:cattle at anytime when points in Florida.
: Cincinnati to Harriman Junction
law. The general conclusions that referred f to).' the authorities: of those counties will Cincinnati, by Queen & Crescent
have been reached are: Cattlebrought: IIarrinianJunction to AsheAahevilie -
The danger in moving cattle from permit it Tile thirig for'the intending & 1 vile and Columbia by Southern -
to the south of the quarantine line at
and Florida
do Hallway
relates shipper to is first to ascertain
not to
Virginia to Pennsylvania
any time between March i arid Nb=- Jacksonville Central&Pensnsular Columbia
the cattle so removed, but to the cattle whether a given locality is safe as regards J to Jacksonville.Cincinnati .
vernber liable become infested
i,are to that be associated"or herded murrain, arid next,,when he will to Jacksonville by
with the ticks and to contract the may Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga
I with, the newcomers. In such case, be1 at liberty to-,ship iff case' there are and Southern Ry to Ever- j
fever. If brought south after November it is thesouthern" any restrictions. J. C. SfeNGEk. Florida}ette,Florida Central&Peninsular
orilYnecessary10 quarantine
Limited. to important Florida-
t, and before March i,.the cattle
immigrant cow for a Week or Virginia. points.
will! probably, have a mild; attack of v. Kansas'CUr Fort Scott' & _
until tick has developed 1
the disease in April or May from two or every Kanlal.City Memphis R._n i It-tn ITiinRftarMfrir. '.
Many people have recently visited ana '
t d view and been removed and destroyed Southern B
which they will generally recover.Thiyjecovery JackBb'vllleThro' l---r-- Fia. I
R. J. REDDING. the Cuban colony's tobacco /farm at Line to all Fla.npoiat5..
especially Ft. Meade them the noted
Ex Statibn. among experts
Georgia : Louis to Jacksonville by
young cattle. The theory of this is Prof: F. B. :Moodie and Mr. H.Curtis. 1St. Short Line to Du Quoin,
that"such cattle, brought south in the TICKS IN VIRGINIA. You have many advantagesover Holly Itoute.!Sp'gs Central City, Memphis to Holly&Sp'gs Birmingham ,

winter, will get a few ticks on them Years ago,- I stated that the cattle us said Col. Curtis, "In the J to Birmingham,Sou.
the sufficient 16 : ticks''abound in States B'y to Everette and F. 0.&P.
eartyin season, produce ,only some only first place you can raise'two crops in Sioux City&Chicago to Jacksonville -
"a mild type of the fever,but not in some sections of those States, and a year while'we can only raise one." Ill. Cent. to Holly
usually fatal. The ticks do not survive more so in'some localities of those sec- Her also said the average yield was Holly Route.Sp'gs}Sp'gs, K.,,0.Sou.M.R'y& B.to to Ever-Birmingham -

,the winter, but a few of their eggs tions than in others; All,that I said Goo( lbs. of the Cuban variety andBoo : ette and the F. 0. i P.
do survive. then add since about the so-called Loula'ille&Nashllle to Rive
lbs. of the Sumatran
variety per New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
This station received, on August 27 Texas''fever has been more thin corroborated acre* Col.! Curtis said he had been Td }route with through sleeperJaek.o'viUe

1895,-two adult cows from northern by 1 recent protracted trip. reading;the newspaper reports of the between Jacksonville.The New. Orleans and

Maryland. These cows had never In those sections where the cattle ticks tobacco industry at Ft. Meade, and F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track. in

been exposed to ticks, never had the abound, cattle are less numerous and he supposed it was exaggerated as Florida f'Ob4C running Be gi Ons through, the

Texas fever, therefore, were not "im- their appearance would indicate that usual and he expected to find about Btoeh F arming and Dairy Section,

mune." On the day of arrival, the they dcf not receive- proper attention. forty acres in cultivation, but was sur Orange,Banana Peach and and Strawberry Pineapple Co Lands"h,I,

'animals,were placed in a pasture from But the truth is that, they really re I prised to find over too acres in plants.Ft. .Phosphate Has the Belt.Silver Spring and
which the ticks had been carefully destroyed ceive more care, and are a greater ex. i Meade Times; Other Fine Scenery*

; but in constant association pense to their owners than the cattlein .. The Great Beaches Hunting the Noted Country.Fiihinff Ground

with dative cattle running in the same sections naturally more favorable to Mr; J. B. Roberts, of East Palatka, Has the best lands for tillage, greatest vari
"pasture. The ,result.has been that theif aref-beitig; The home of the was in town on Saturday and gave an ety of soils in the State and above all

neither has had any disease whatever tick is a poor' home for the cattle" Advertiser man some important facts Runs Where over It Is the High Central and Healthy.RIdgeland

,although.they have passed fwd summers sometimes.a large stream marks the concerning the water hyacinth as a I Prosperous towns fill its route and'it offers
in the Thereforewe difference between successful cattle the best freight facilities for any produce to
same pasture fertilizer. He has experimented with the Northern markets.
conclude that'trie raising and the A strict Send also for the beat of Florida (sent
safely .only precaution : reverse. quarantine it for two years in raising vegetables. free) and note the towns on map its route. .
necessary in moving cattle is maintained i by some counties Ite scatters the plant fresh from the A.o.H.A.oDONELL.G.P.A

from the north to the south, at anytime separated from others only by a river. river around growing beans, peaS, Jacksonville,Fit' .

is to prevent ticks getting oil Up in fiotetourt county, for example, cabbage, Irish potatoes and other
The Fla Cent & Peninsular R. R.
them. I saw some of the finest cattle I ever truck and gets yields of almost double

The Bureau has made some "elaborate laid eyes on. This was not the exception that of the natural land and equal if Offers to Shipped

experiments in inoculation, with =a- but the rule., Into such sec-, not greater than from the best gradeof The Shortest and Quickest Route

view to discover whether the disease tionsI would not hesitate to ship fertilizer. Mr. Roberts has had BETWEEN

may" riot be prevented, or_ attacksgreatly s:. cattle from non-tick-infested regions u at, the hyacinth analyzed, and it is found
modified in seventy, tit irioctf- almost any time, but the safer plan to contain all the essentials to the FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN

latirig subjects with attenuated virus would be to ship between December land growth of other vegetables. Gardeners i with THE Improved EAST Ventilated AND Can WEST.this company -

Cultures, etc. :March i. he says will find more benefit from is better equipped than ever ever to
handle the Orange and Vegetable Cropland
,t.I am satisfied that there te nothing There is no such thing as a preventive its use fresh from the water, than they insure close connections and prompt despatchto

an' the climate, the water or: the pastures for murrain, or tick fever, with can get from a dressing of cottonseed Through all Eastern and oars Western to destination Markets. with

| of the south excepting the cattle: the possible exception of keeping the meal-Palatka Advertiser. out change or delay.

)ticks, that is calculated to( reduce: cattle from ticks in such sections I The hyacinth grows on wafer, the Perishable freight followed by wire and

J sickness in cattle brought'here frtfrfi where the disease abounds. Even this I cottonseed on land. According to the shippers points advised and arrival time at passing destination.various Junction

the north, at any season whatever, exception, will, in practice, be found to I. above the water in Florida isricher All claims for overcharges and loss prompt
The Texas fever is the only dis&sS to be an impossibility. To such sections than the land. adjusted. .
See that your goods are marked
which such; cattle become subject and mature cattle should never be shipped I via F. C. & P. R. R.
this may be prevented or modified'.ihseventy unless one has plenty of money to afford The Cypress Lumber Company at For information call on or address the un"-

aS I have! Suggested Attu the risk. A cow, in ninetyninecases Apalachicola, resumed work last week dersigned C. B.TAYLOR: Trav.A'gt Ocala,$IL

an animal has once had the disease out of one hundred, would provea giving employmentto 150 men. Rue W. B. StSK&n'.A.V't.Orlando, Fla,
O.M. ,
'. even in very mild form, it is ever after dead loss. A good bull at a moderate Bros. Canning Company will resume W.B.FULLER Trav.AVt Leesbursr.Tampa Ma Maf'i
-"immune." Even fur nil ti W ,cattle price and used at once with a num- work on Jan. 2, and will employ more Or N.S. PBKNINOTOH.Trafflo Manager i'
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:: fV 'Tnwk @fiwtt*.: f SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acres ANIMAL MEAL. To make hens
.The Drake brothers have shipped 390 acres. Excellent sot stock raising and grow. Our little,book the

-ft The Allowing} ;: suggestions*,from the his- year 600 boxes of oranges from! tobacco growing., W.B. Clarkson,Jacksonville, Egg tells all'about 11. E. W.Ormond AMSDEN., Fla.
Fla. 8-24-tC 9-i9-tf
: LoeiMftim Experiment, Station are to the he celebrated Drake on Drake .

;;point i fatthe farmer, tracker, or one who ,Point, Lake Hams, grove and Mr. Z. T: IRRIGATED[ GROVB. 100 acres, 10 years set TTITJRB NETTING, best goods for the least
plate a family garden: :50 in other fruit trees, etc. -TT' money. Write for latest price list. B. W.
.iamiing means intensive high Alsobrook of Lisbon, has sold and For sale at a sacrifice. Address"K," Palms, AMSDEN,Ormond, Fla. 9-ioHf

ferming.. Lands dedicated to track must shipped, something over 400 boxes Lane_Park Lake County, Fla. 4GORN 2-gm

-*" heavily fertilized, not with commer- from his grove which netted him$2.75 T OUI8IANA GRASS (P ASP ALUM PLA-
eel fertilizers only, but with such homeQ box. Commercial. MILLS AND SHELLERS for J.D1- IJ tycaule),best grass for lawns and permanent
do Will insure per -Leesburg Hand or power Shelterl.b.so. pastures. Sets $1.50 per 1,000, by express; 35
manures as large
cents hundred,postage paid. W.H. POWERS,
Mills, $5.00.$40.00. Will make ccarse grits or per
of organic: tter. The,frequent incorporation fine meal, oatmal, graham \>ur. "Daisy"gar- Lawtey Fla.
of vegetable matter by the 40 WEST BAY STREET.DfJ.F.CONMLLY.Dentist. den plow, Sj.oo. Address tie Editor. Box 524,
k ;growing and turning under'of'some legu- Jacksonville[ Fla. TREES AND BUD WOOD.

\fldoonB. crop-preferably? 'cow pea-sup-: NURSERY, Parson Brown Boone,Pineapple
: -':plemented"'Dy mineral manures, will in a NURSERY TBEES-I WILL HAVE tt.ooo King, Ruby and Tardiff Marsh Seedless and
of the most varietiesfor
'' popular Triumph Grape Fruit. Villa Franca Lemon.
flew render these voile well (Graduate Dental Department University
years adapted. delivery this fait and winter. Send in'your Geo. E. Snow. Eastlake, Fla.. 10-319
*Jo truck growing, Maryland) orders now,and be sure to get what you want.
Bridging and Crowning a Specialty and all other Pric s and particulars on application W. K.
.? "1f stlbla be used should "A1cNRIL Trees and Buds.
manures ,they work done under the most modem methods. Trimble,Braidentown-Manatee County, Fla.
,< first be thoroughly composted and several na Residence. ,304 West Ashley Street. i2-26-tf ill Peas. Limited A few TarduT supply and of the Parson celebrated Brown trees McNeil on

', times piled and cut down in order good ctt ong sour roots, also a few thousand buds
:to bring them into a most available condition ......................se.. NO EQUALS IN THE STATE. SATSUMAtrees for sale. Will guarantee satisfaction in every
on sweet stock, Hart's Late. Dan y case W.H. Mann, Manville, Putnam county.
as plant food. A compost of stable WOVEN &FENOE( Tangerines and Parson Brown, budded low Florida.: 9-a-o.
manure, cotton seed, acid phosphate and trained to sticks. Buds 4 to 7 fret high. LlmitJs'ock.
kainit mixed in such proportions as will UUTittYiTiTiTiTli B rt *a XrU. HmeUgh, B.n. Write now. H. PRIEOLANDBR, In-
PlraadCkkba.ulI& With terlachen Fla. TRUCKERS IN THE FROSTLESS REGION
/uit the crop to be grown, will be: found a our perm AOToaificlUUTATiTiUTiTiYi >tvvvvvYvv .lQbatr -io-to compete with Cubans in supplying -
: effective fertilizer matte I Northern cities with Okra in the early
very perhaps superior on rods- day for
spring. Plant from to the first of March.
'to.any other mixture. 2 to 20 C&'l. a Rod. NURSERY TREES.-CARNEY.. PARSrN now on
I her 0 itjiM. &fugueKITSELMAN Free. Grape Fruit budded low on lid my Early Smooth Green Pod Seed from the
t When the supply: of home manures is BROS., I sour stock,at verv reasonable prices. Steckler profitable t8 Gravier St.,New Orleans.

E LJ iaadaquate for the demands of your crop .... .......Res. _17.._.Jtjdgeyl......,..Ind... '6, mos GOMPERTS,Lady Lake,Eta. The Reddick only Buras,La variety for shipping. 11-14-6 W.ST
;these may be supplemented by cotton -
seed meal, acid'' phosphate and )kainit, WINTER HAY NURSERIES.-Ioooo
Silver Cluster Grapefruit, almost WANTED
'>nixed: suit the kind of vegetable grown. CENT-A-WORD" COLUMN. seedless; Marsh's Seedless;Triumph; 20.000 trees on sour stock, 3 or 4
"Proper rotation must be observed in Orange trees of all the l leading varieties; King years old. Also some Lemon trees on tnfoliata
,truck growing as in general farming, if RATES. -Twenty words, name and address, and Dancy Tangerine Pierce, Amory and Jaffa stock. State price and particulars.
12-5-8 Box New Orleans,La.
'tSgiirtUity of the'soill DO maintained and one week 25 ce-ts; three weeks 50 cents Noth Blood,budded on rough lemon and sour stock. 1394
j Send for prices.. RICHARD KLEMM Winter
:..JiiiUm results desired. A slight ; ing taken for less than?5 cents. Haven,Fla< 12 12" BLACK
<.kBowledge of botany, yea even of the' Advertisements for this column MUST*be pre. WANTED.THOROUGHBRED Leg-
paid. Black and Pekin Ducks for
: horns Langshans
eb&racter of vegetables grown,will greatly Send no larger than two cents. THE FINEST AND HEALTHIlest sale EXCHANGE.. Eggs in Season,
assist the farmer in determining; the stamps lot of Peach and Pear Trees in the Stateat LYMAN BROS., Melbourne, Fla.
rotation Initials and figures: count as one word.PHOENIX lowest priceS I give free my remedy for Root
to be adopted. Melons, cucumbers
Knot to every one purchasing 100 trees.
amt squashes belong to one family NURSERIES CHOICE SE- M u 4 T. K. GODBEY,Waldo, Fla. SEED POTATOES. AT WHOLESALE PRICES.
Early Rose NO.4, Carmen No. 2,
and should not succeed each other. Egg Citrus Trees at bottom prices, No Rural New-Yorker. No. I. WILSON TOOMBK.*
plants, tomatoes and Irish potatoes form lack numbers. Rourteen years in the business. FOR RENT.-AT STANTON, FLA.,A MOD The Fertilizer House of Florida,
for list before
another and beans and peas another. Send price PH02NIX buying.NURSERIES, ..well-bunt House of Ten Rooms,whichis Jacksonville, Fla.FOR .

'"Always follow a crop by another of a, 12-36-12 Braidentown,Fla.. well plumbed, containing bathroom, closet
and all modern conveniences which I desire to SALE-Full-blooded Brown Leghorn
different family. Expressed in a simpler let tor the season, at$25 per month. Price,$1.00 each.
manner, roots should not follow roots. A FOR SALE.-TWO THOUSAND THRIFTY P. C. BUFFUM Westerly L I I I Lawtey, PIa. PUDDY..
Seedlings One Cherry
taproot will follow well a flbrous- Laurel-a fine evergreen. A nearly new loo-egg _____ __________ _________________ __ n _
rooted one. After a heavy manuring, Incubator. A. J. ALDRICH,
.cabbages, onions, Irish potatoes and egg 12-25-8 Orlando, Fla.

plants should be planted, since these require THE LAKELAND NURSERIES
excessive for best results. SALE-THREE
p. fertility Geese; also best strain Light Brahma ,
Followtbese crops with tomatoes;squash, Chickens. Sold at a sacrifiae. Write for prices.
eta;and these in turn by beans,peas,etc. Jrrnitland: Park,Fla. 12-26-3 J. M. ROOKS.

A farmer will soon have a suitable rotation C..M. ',MARgH Proprietor. .
of both crops and fertilizers. OLD ,
I have still os hand unsold about ,
-----4-.- --- ten thousand extra-fine trees consisting of Wale .. I
ten' Grape Fruit ParsonBrown, Tangerine and
We took a trip'on the steamer Gray other varieties, In order to close out will offer .
> snme at very low price for next 30 days. Address Wholesale and Retail Dealer In
Eagle a'few/lays ago to the bearing Tampa..Fla. 12-26-4, M. E- G TT.

orange grove of Mr. Ed. L Wartmann

.Orange; river. Mr. Wartmann pur CITRUS NURSERY TREES. '

: .chased this grove a little over a year All the leading varieties at Lowest Prices, Car Genera!: Nursery Stock0
ney Parson Brown, Sanford Medt. Sweet,Paper
arid the methods
.r:,: ago, improved adopted Rind.St. Michael,Pierces' Ruby Jaffa, Pineapple :
T- in ,caring for' the grove since then Majorca, Cunningham, Homosassa and
Hart's Late Pernambuco, Improved Triumph '
has created a transformation in the Walters, Everett and Marsh's Seedless; Grape TH'E LARGEST ASSORTMENT OF

proPerty: A part'of the grove had already Fruit, Satsuma buds Tangerine and King All fine
one year old on four and five year old
been picked when we saw it this Rough Lemon, Grapefruit and Sour stock, Will '
bud dormant on contract to any varieties parties Lemon hi and .Trees
week, but that portion of the grove may desire. Pine Kumquat Budwood for sale. Orange lfe 8 GrapefrUit : ,

where the fruit had not yet been gath- Correspondence solicited. Address C. W. For, ,
Villa Lake Nurseries, Fruitland Park Lake
eredjpresented; a beautiful sight-one Co.,
We Make a Specialty of
'that would warm the hearts of the Pia.ANTEDTO

frozen-out growers up the State could WANTED. fora EXCHANGE good Breech-CHOICE Loading SEEDLESS CITRUS FRUIT TREES.

-they see it. The fruit was, of a fine Shot pun. Address with description of gun, '
u 19 3 J.H. GIRARDEAU Monticello,Fla.
/ quality, bright and of good sizes, running -

| mostly to 1505 and 176, and T'BOROUGBDBED MAMMOTH LIGHT SEE OUR. LIST BELVOXV., .
of the trees having all they could Brahma Cockerels aid Pullets, $z.oo to 2.00. Our intentions are to close out thin Immense stock of Citrus trees, if fine trees and bed-
many Plymouth Rock Pallets, f 1.00 each. From prize '
rock prices will do it. We have twenty five varieties of Citrus trees propagated on Sour.
7 bear: The oldest trees have been out winners. Mas. GOMPERT3, Grapefruit Sweet and Bough Lemon Seedling-Boots,as follows:
mos Lady Lake, Fla.;
: __ only eleven years in the grove, but

j many of them contain over ten boxesto i. mmu SEED EO. Limited, ORANGES.) t LEMONS.
the tree. The best acre of this Dancy Tangerine, Eureka(seedless)
_ _J ; Satsuma (seedless) Belalr Premium and Genoa.
young grove will net the fortunate MARY T. FROTSCHER, President, King.

.l owner about $xooo in cash this season Successors to Mandarin. ., Richard Frottcher's Gravier.Street Branch Store, King Tangerine.
: The.crop on the grove will reach Nos.518 and.520 Gravier St.,New Orleans, La. Ruby Kumnuata Blood(oblong and round). M Excelsior.Aurantium.rah Seedless.. .

,* over 1500 boxes.-Tropical News. Imnorters and dealers in Flower, Field and Joppa Late,(Seedless) ., (sweet rind) .
Garden Seeds. Grasses clover bulbs, seed potatoes Pineapple. '- Halls.. .
and fruit trees in their:season Conductedby Valencia Late '' .

-; -. :., "Lettude is selling from $1 z to $2.50 relatives of the late Richard Protscher. Order Parson.Brown.. i .. LIMES.-
through Richard Frotscher'a manual of 1896 or St.Michael Blood,(paper rind) ::. Tahiti (seedless)
{".: per basket, according to quality. But I' send for one free. Ja1f (Sanford's). .: MISCELLANEOUS.
: little stock been Hart'Tardiff,($anford:s). '
.:, .* good as, shjpoed. FRUIT TREES, VINES, Centennial. Japanese Peaches, Plums,' Chestnut and
:. An extensive lettuce grower said yesterday Bgpne's Early.Mediterranean. "Persimmon Trees.

that it seemed next to impossible PLAiTS: ana NUT TREES.For Sweets: ,:tSanford's.t, ).g : .'s. >Strawberry and Pineapple Plants,etc.

'.. to make lettuce head properly this L dens and Southern Groves Orchards No agents., Gar- For descriptive catalogue and price-list,:apply to ,

y ";- : ,:year on account, of the warm weather. Write for price list. .,

_ : Gainesville Sun. o 96-25 JENNINGS Thomasvllle NURSERY,Ca.CO.', 4 lYX.1OrtAxsH a.JJe1 :aa3, Fla:, I



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} : 4 Jtir The magificent Steamships of this line are appointed to sail as

follows : ..- +6K'W.

PIer 35, North River--5 P.H.
City of Augusta uh.O- .... .......................... ........,...................Tuesday Nov. 3 c Ci I
-. Kansas City.................,........... ..:................. .... ............ThursdayNov, 5
Tallahassee .......... ..... .;:...............:.........:;... ... .................SaturdayNov., 7 .p.4OSf
City of Birmingham .....................;........ .. ,........;'.......... ...... Tuesday,Nov io
City of Augusta ..............................:..............:.............,.. ...:Thursday Nov. u r
Kansas City e.....,........... ...................-..h.L;....... ........ Saturday Nov. 14 O
Tallahassee ............ ...............-.,.,......................................... .Tuesday,Nov. 17
City of BirmIngham.. ...... 0...... .... .....1......60..................... ...Thursday, Nov. 19
City of Augusta....... 0",;' ....,..;..............................._........... ..Saturday,Nov.21
/ Kansas City..., .. .....................,......,.....................................TnesdayNov. 24
Tallahassee ....',...... ...S...........................................Thursday,Nov 26
City ofBirmingham...:.. ..........i.....?-................................Saturday Nov. 28
G.M.SORRELL,)Manager} New Pier No.35, North River.


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Nacoochee ; ... .. .... ... ..,.. .. Tuesday,Nov..3 :Finest Cuisine and Service. No Between Jacksonville and New Yen:
Chattahoochee ......, .......... ... ..'.......................................,..... Friday, Nov. 6 Transfers
Gate City ......................!,......................................................Tuesday, Nov.loNaCOOChee..n.n..un The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Ste"Comanche" teamers:
>.............i..u.............u ...............Saturday,Nov. 14
r Chattahoochee...... ................a.............................,.. ......Wednesday Nov. 18 !" t{ -
Gate City..... ..,.......,........... ........._...................,............ Saturday, Nov. 21 (new), "Algonquin, Iroquois, Cherokee.i1ScmiaokafNORTH ,
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Nacooehee .: ... .. ... ..'. -........,,.. .. ...Thu dap, Nov. 26 A
RICHARDSON & BARNARD,Agents,Lewis's Wharf.

\ to sail toUhe tide.' .
Pier 39, Delaware Avenue. are: appointed according

STEAMER: Prom JACKSONVILLE,FLA., (calling at Charleston),..,.....,. ........SttodaysTuesda a [Thursday*,
City of Macon (freight only) ....................... .......... .. ... .............TuesdayNov. io .... '
City of Macon (freight only) ........................ .,....... ..............i......Friday, Nov.20 Brom CHABLESTOM, S. C., ......,. Mondays,WedneBdaysand.Friday..
S City of, Macon (freight only) .. ........ ,............ ........ .............Monday Nov.30 For hours of sailing see"Clyde Une Schedule ol-Jacksonville and Charleston" daily papers.
M. C. HAMMOND Agent, 13 South Third Street. J'--

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

Tallahassee... ....TuesdayNov. 3, 4.00p.m. City of Augusta.....Tuesday,Nov. 17, 3'3op.m. S. C..-..........Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
City of Birm'gh'm..Ths,Nov, S, S 30 p.m. Kansas City......Thursday,Nov. 19, 4 30 p. m.
For FLA. calling Charleston) .....-,.. ... .. .. and
JACKSONVILLE ( .Mondays, Wednesdays Fridays
... Tallahassee.. ..
City,of Augusta. |Saturday, Nov 7, 7.00 p.m. Saturday,Nov. 21, 5.30 p. m. ; ;
Kansas City .......Tuesday,Nov. 10, 8.00 p. m. City Birm'gh'm.. Tuesday, Nov.24, 9.00 a.m. "
Tallahassee.......Thursday, Nov. 12, n.oo a.m. City of Augusta ...Tursday,Nov 26, 8 oo p.m,
City of Brrm'h'm.. Saturday No,. if, i.cop.m. Kansas City... ....Saturday; .28,11.00 a. m. q YST. JOtift5 .IllE --ifiIftE; :

((90 Meridian) Time-as helotr. "

Gate City....... Wednesday, Nov. 4: i.oop.m. Nacoochee..... ....Friday Nov. 20, 5.00 p. m. Jacksonville, PalatJca.Sanford, Enterprise, Fla., and IntermediateLandings
Nacoochee .......... Monday, Nov.9, o.oo p.m. Chattahoochee.....:Tuesday,No,. 24' 7too p.m. on the St. Johns Btt'e -
Chattahoochee.... Thursday, Nov. 12, 11.00 a. m. I Gate City.............Friday, Nov. 27 B.OO. p.m. .
Gate City.... ...... Monday, Nov 16, 3.00 p. n*. ( The Elegant iron Side-Wheel. Steamer 1>:.-


Central ((90 Meridian) Time-as below. CAPT. W. A. SHAW .. .. .

City Of Macon.... Thursday Nov. 5, S.20 p. m.1 I City.of Macon..,Wednesday, Novas,'8.30. a..m. Is appointed to.sail as follows: wpkTLeave itf* "' _
City of Macon....../Sunday, Nov. 15, 100 a. | Jacksonville ..................................... Sundays Tuesdays aoaPnday at 3.30 p. m.
Returning Leave Sanford.............:........Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9 oo a. m.
W.. B.ARNOLD. G.T. P.A., W.\LTHRHAWXINS. Fta.P.A., W. J. PARRELL, Sol. Agt.,
r C.G.ANDERSON,AGENT Savannah Gao Read Down. ?Read Up.

Leave 3 30 p. m .........................Jacksonville........... ... ..,...[JArnve 3.30a. m.
.. 845 p. m. ...................... ....Palatka.-...;.... vc g.oop.m.
ESTABLISHED 1875. .. 3.00 a. m. ._.........;................Astor........................... ,:" 4-00p. m,
.W, A. BOURS. J. B. BOURS. 4.30 a. m. _......._.::............ St. Prands..r':' 2.30 p. m, .
.................... ...................... ... Beresford .......,.....--......... '--) 1.30p.m.
Arrive 8.30a.m. .............. ..... ....Sanford........._ ......._ _. 9.00a.m
WILLIAM A. BOURS. & CO. 9.238. m. ........... ........ .... Enterprise................... ....... --Af 9.30 a. m. <
: ;.......... .... ...........::..:.......So. Fla.R. R. Wharf.................. _"" ,y JI.ooam.

General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West BayS:S [aoksonvill

Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers s ..

: A.J. COLE Gen.Pas? nger Agent 5 Bowling Green, New.Y k. .,
M. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager s Bow.ing Green.New York. '
aQ.-wEi3'r BA'r 6'r., JAOKSONVILLE, FLA.I THE O. O. EGEK, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green, New York. 11'"
F. M. IRONMONGER Jr., Florida Passenger Agent 204 West Bay 8t,Jacksonville,FU.
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville,Fla.
? We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Oomple Stock of J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville Fla.

j Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,
19 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Green, New York.

Cotton Seed Meal, Both Bright and Dark. HEADQUARTERS FOR HIGH GRADE. t




Star Brand Fertilizers, MURIATE OF POTASH, Xf Farmers and Truckers are requested to send for my price-list of Field and Garden Seed

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. 1,000 bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oatsl75 cents per bushel Alfalfa'or lucerne, 25 cents per
SULPHATE POTASH, pound;Rescue Grass,30 cents per pound.
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These Fertfiicen haft no superior ia the market,and.i trial: ath1c .

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., 4'J" *" ;T Itp.eP a sv.eet: Potatoes.Aittar "In conclusion,I will state that to keep acid in "floats" turnips, rutabagas and; usual number of freight cars are idle."'

.f to the Rural World- says. :: sweets by my plan you must have potev- peas were greatly advantaged. There The vacated gardens and orchards, the
**Tl tftiaMpoWhow.to sweets toes four.or five feet deep, with perpen- was no experiment with the cow pea, constant testimony of our correspondents,
c"J\Ba t. T -kj>-8* tbe aIa ?Pta'fiJJ them two as keep easis as deep as the center. This plan will also stations will teat, for if the cow pea will facts and figures from the freight tariffs, .
ly*_< pk.!To keep sweets you years most have keep apples or Irish potatoes until May draw its nitrogen from the air and feed which nothing will induce the Citizento
-a-otfiir that will stay at 45 or 50 degrees in-any country where it ideS down to 30 on "floats" for its phosphoric acid, another publish, are a good deal more forcible
above-.e':: when closed. When digging degrees of zero from November to March." advance step in the cheap fertilizing evidence than the Citizen's denial. The
of thin soils will be made.A aim of THE KUBAUST is
:call tfae potatoes and,handle as such --' ---- our to secure a condition -
: eggs
.. P in- the.cellar fast.aa'you dig, put-. "Floats.'Floats" ." method of making available "floats"for of things that shall keep the Immi-
ti_ : 'b1D6furto five feet deep, ana as plant food without the 'expensive grant when we get him. In this it is a
: are phosphate rock ground to of dissolving them in acids will better friend to the State than the Citizen.
wid.> the cellar will admit. The han- .
the fineness of flour, and the question of
a discovery worth millions to the :
'w rjifey litton one side or in the"center.
their value as a fertilizer has been disputed -
Southern planter, for it not only is essential -
e Put three : .fourfloors above each other, and advocated through the columnsof Intensive is about the
: to the stem or skeleton of the plant .
if-th6 cellar are high: enough. Leave many of our: agricultural journals. but enters into the seeds pf fruits andinto : kind of farming that pays now, and for '
.'four to six inches .between the/top of Some plants area strong feeders and j ignore grains generally. It will also open 1 satisfactory results the land must be in a
tliepoUto.e and the floor above. My cellar the usual method of their ;
taking of cultivation. Land
up a more extensive use of Florida phOSphates -' high state that: la
;hea four floors on eachside,with walls food in solution even drinking in silica. rich
and add to the revenues of the enough to produce crops pri the In r
:ihiHeon Met hign.. ,' Buckwheat is one of these strong feeders State. So. Ruralist. tensive" plan does not need any rests; buta
*I ''After the potatoes 'are' in the cellar and will take in and assimilate 'floats" .. judicious rotation must be kept up with
;..r and,when putting in, give all the ventilaLion.poeibis. preparing the plant food in them when clover mixed in somewhere. _

.Ventilate atnight, unlessthe'thermometer decomposed, for: the sustenance of other The Florida Citizen says our representation 4..... )
runt below: degrees. plants, more fastidious in what manner of the effect of Florida's cattle
'ofaaro.:Clofe titt\Uydttriigtheday.. You they take their food, in the same manner: laws and transportation ratesis over- Some men will do twice as much work ..
auuwt'drive saowtore: out pf a cool place as the cow will eat coarse clover hay;en- drawn and likely to do harm. The fence as others at most any kind of work they
by l Wtin -sir in that la W&1Der. but your turnips or pumpkins! ,food entirely laws of Florida,'while capable of improvement go at on the farms and all the while they
m. ofetere out.oILa J>y unfit for the young calf,and.convert them are like those of many other States, don't seem to be in any particular hurrv
'j "' MT' bi..hatiti ee'If.fWas; to into'proper ,food for her offspring. At and the habits of anim is the same here either. It is important that we should

eai)"iiL's 1ceU&r wIth-A atom to th} Maine ..Experiment Station the test as elsewhere. The r&e* of transportation think about what we are doing, and always
diMsr ." iIt1 quit)shoot him shoed tHat'while corn would assimilate are as low in Florida as in other take advantage of our work. False

i :ii M.8"er. ..j __ ; ., : but. a. email.percentage.. of the phosphate; States-of-- siinilarpopul oa, and no un- I steps and motions! wear some people out.
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