Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00116
 Material Information
Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: February 20, 1897
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
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00116
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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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4, ,8. Powers.:Editor, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, FEBRUARY 20, 1897. --Wllo1 No. uri Vol'NEW JAt.-.* SKKIKS.ho. S.
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I R The Largest Fruit Growers FRUIT TREES FOR FLORIDA.) :

smHlCHESTOWUTY Know the Best Varieties and the Plums,(over 30 varieties, Wickson, Red June, Hale, White Kelsey, 18 new
kinds). Peaches,(Sneed Triumph,Suber,over 70 varieties). Pears, Kaki. Nuts,
: BEST! !TIES TO! phA rfi.10WE5T Grapes,Oranges, Lemons,Pomelos Kumquats, Hoses,etc.

PRICES. We shipped more peaches from our own orchards this Over 300 Varieties of Fruits and Ornamentals.
season than all other growers in this. section combined
FREIGHTPREPAID' and made big MONEY at it.

Bilij! Trees From 1IUR8KRMEK Satsuma on Trifoliata Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock.

A handsome,65-pago Catalogue for 18H!',-97.with over SO engravings.: Gives
mI WHO>> ]IRK FRUIT GROWERS adaptability varieties to sections, with accurate descriptions; went experience )
in orchard and market with varieties new and old,with full cultural in-

for the South. formation. TbisUpToDate

Peach, Plum"Pear, Persimmon, Citrus Fruits, Grapes,
\i r Invcstiuationjinto! ; the Requirements of Florida Orchards.
Nuts, Ornamentals, Roses, Etc., Etc., Etc. '
15 { Experience and Experiracnting.in Growing Florida Fruits.
t 350 Varieties. A MILLION and a half trees. Over 300 acres. i ears 1 Extensivt-Jpropagation: oftTrees for Florida Planting. ...
No BETTER stock to select from. None so LA11GE.
Now Catalogue with over 50 Illustrations, 26 New Photographic Views, Free on
THE GRIPPING BROS. Co. Inc. Macclenny. G.L.TABER, President.
A.H.MANVILLE, Secretary.

Successors to W. D. Griffing._Fla. .

-THE---: + SEEDS TMJ3-T: ; GROW + s

.''S 1lTI: : =SIDE FRUFF: .BARRIERS .. .

Pineapples, Strawberries>> ,
readies! Grapes, For Best Seeds at Lowest Prices write for my List for 1897.

Tomatoes, Beans, Etc. The Largest Stock. in the State, and every seed ew Crop.

t Send for Illustrated Catalogue! and prices.
I handle only the products of Seed Growers of National Reputation, such as
Henderson, Landreth, Ely, etc. .


flMlmaakeeFlowda Orange Co.. _dv.
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Offers to the public this season the finest Citrus Nursery Trees grown In an experienceof
thirteen consecutive years.The stock is largo and includes the following widely SATSUMA, TANGERINES, PARSON BROWN, ETC., ETC.
1 i known and thoroughly approved varieties, viz: Satsuma, :Mandarin, Parson'Brown, '
Boone's Early and Centennial. Jaffa,Majorca,Ruby Blood,Stark's or Enterprise Seed- .f---t. BUDDING WOOD. .+- *
less,Pineapple. Homosassa,and Tangerine. Tardiff and King,Duncan and Marsh Seod-
less Grapefruit. Seedless Villa Franca Lemon (matchless). Oblong Kumquat(superiorto Trifoliata Stock, (One, Two and Three Years,) Pears, Peaches;!Plums, Figs.
the round). Budwood nt.ali-times. Prices reasonable. Prompt attention to cor
respondents. Address all communications and make all remittances payable to_ Camellias, Japonicas, Imported Plants, Fine Budded Roses, Etc.

Milwaukee Florida Orange Co., The Best of Stock. Proper Treatment. Low Prices. 1

Monticello, FJa.

**GRAFTED: : PECANS** ... ,.

From the choicest trees In Florida. Money making Early Peaches. A full line of Pears and
Plums., Delicious Celestial Figs. Mulberries that bear four months.

Trifoliata stocks oho,two and three years old. All stockclean and. healthy. Send for interesting FRUITS. PRODUCE tk, ; and '. .
.catalogue. Wt.receive and sell in car loads or smaller lot,,
J r J. H. GIRARDEAU, Prop., Monticello. Fla' .'HENNERY and FARM. Market Reports, a YY .
References,etc.,free upon application. Address Complete
o:8i1:! Liberty-Street,-PITTSBURGH Fenn'a.SOMERS .

i : :ueltaAbaj j o Tobacco Seed BROTHER & Co. Establishmeot... .

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Geo. S. Hacker
This Season's Importation from Cuba. Picket, 15 cents, half i contains .everything ,
TED SEED ounce,55 cents; ounce,$I.ooiquarter; pound,$3.00;one pound$10.00. t I Heeded by the Horticulturist -
Manufacturers of
I l and.plant-lover.
One Year's Growth in Flo'rlda from Imported Seed. + or Orchard Greenhouse.Window Largest., Lawn CHARLESTON S. C, -,
SEED. Packet, 10 cents;balk ounce;,30 cents;ounce 50 cents; o "
coU &ion to select from Purchase,our makes 1: ,whic
quarter pound,$1.50; pound,$5.00. in the South. superior to sold Sout
f' H. G. HASTINGS'* CO. ant

alogne. 4hiterlachen.. Florida I REASOIER- BROTHERS. '. ,- ,.ON;.CO, FLA., money.wirooLANO FAiCYi '

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"Strawberries on Ice. laballoo information raised by the and antivivisectionists.The experience gainedin NOW READY FOR FALL PLANTING.We .

this is undoubtedly worth all it
celebrated-To way
The & T. Strawberry Refrigerators -
costs. But of course the converse of the have a limited supply of fine budded orange trees 1 year old on sour
are the universal favorite of Florida
growers. Perfected after years of experi- proposition is true that experimenting as and trifoliate stock, 3 years old (budded low). All our nursery stock having
to the lower limit of practicable freight been banked last winter. Trees are now in thrifty condition.
enco. Give good service for good fruit.
will also be worth all it costs
charges Following varieties guaranteed true to name:
TRUBY & THOMAS, and more, and it is the duty of the State MAJORCA, RUBY 1ILOOD, ST.l\IICHAEL.

Starke, Florida. through a proper commission to experi- MRII.\ SWEET, r SANFORD MED, PARSON BROWN,
'$"-- ment thoroughly in this direction withor JAFFA, HART'S LATENAVEL,
FnENc CnAn, without commercial anaesthetics (if TANGERINE, IIOMOSASSSA; SATSUMA,
12 Seeds d and GRAPE FRUIT.
000 Apple in one pound. such there be) to drown the squeals of
The, quality of our seed being best, and the corporations affected. A few hundred fine trees. of the true Pineapple Orange. Size otbuds'3 to 4 feet. Price,50 and Scents
Bother conditions favorable, a big supply of each. -
stocks may be had for a few dollars. Send for Probably a reduction of the freight BUDWOOD.
full price list of IMPORTED and Native Fruit rates to one-third of the charges -
Stocks and Seeds, Manetti Hose and Kaffia present Can furnish Budwopd of all the above named varieties for fall budding. Prices will be reducedin
for budding and grafting. where there is no competition, would be October on some varieties. For full particulars,
THOMAS MEEHAN & SONS, about as unjust to the railroads as the addressHASTINGS & WYLIE,

a Box P. Germantown, Pennsylvania.A i present charges are to the settlers; aftera Interlachen, Fla.
proportion of the more poorly man

aged railroads had torn up their tracks

b t 1, and relinquished their right of.way, corresponding -
to the proportion of fruit

growers who have been obliged to 15,000 BUDDED TREESAll
abandon their groves and orchards by

the; present freights, it would be com
....... ". .....-,1"" ........ ."""' "'T.l.ii# iII.'Ji paratively easy to find a happy mediumof the choicest varieties of citrus fruit on sour or wild lemon

Fatherless charges that would be fair to both roots, grown on high, loose, scrub hickory and spruce ridge land.

Country. parties. Also'strawberry plants of newest varieties\ and a full line of tropicaland
i Washington declared Agriculture to be the "most Until this out of
healthful, most useful and most noble employmentof weeding ill-managed semitropical fruit and ornamental trees and flowering plants:
man." He was loath to leave his farm although railways as well as injudicious orchard- Catalogue on application.
clumsy"Virginia: rail" fences were the best to be had. ists has been fairly begun in this manner -
With neat Page fences on all sides he would. have it is to make
impossible anything
"stuck tothtfann.:' JOHN B.
BEACH Indian River Nurseries
PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian, Mich. but the merest guess as to what the ,. ,
freight should be.
(Established 1886.)
As to the railroads that succumb
.. 7- may
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lorida to this vivisection experiment there is WEST PALM BEACH, FLA.

.d' this; to be said: it costs much less in proportion

'to build a railway than to bring

an orchard into bearing and takes infin-

Oranges itely less time. Moreover, the grading, t&Ee EeEeEeeeeEEeEeeEeeEe eeE ) 9) 9 ))
etc., will remain, and in time when rates
had been settled they would be replaced YEAR'S'
"e orts I
I b y other roads or at least by trolleys and FREE
4 tram roads, and the defunct roads would ., ., ., ,4 ., ., ., ,9 ., SUBSCRIPTION TOWoman's
[nvestmentsDevelopments- have the consolation of knowing that i'i

they had done more good to the people

and the remaining corporations by their I ISEE
death than they had ever done to any i Home Companion I Ii

[Attractions I body in their lifetime.A .

curious commentary on the value-

Address, .. lessness of the adjoining lands under i OUR OFFER BELOW.This i

G. D. ACKERLY, present freight and passenger tariffs is

GENERAL PASSENGER ACCNT, ( the indifference to any expert.inspection popular ladies' journal, now in its twenty.fourth year, is as readable and m
displayed by the Railway Land Office m attractive as the best writers and artists can make it. During 1897
-, THE TROPICAL TRmlK LINE, People, tthich has just come to my m it will be an unsurpassed treat in periodical literature.

An eminent professor of horticulturein toto FULL.OF BEAUTIFUL PICTURES. js, MANY EXCELLENT STORIES. m
one of the foremost universities, who. In' =
ir* also has charge of the horticultural department i toto The Woman's Homo Companion has no equal in the excellence of its
of one of the most important m special departments: devoted! to Fashions, Fancy Work, Housekeeping, Floriculture
Experiment Stations in the North, came m Talks with Girls, Mothers' Chat, Home Adornment, Children, etc. i
Leading dealers 4 Articles! of general: interest by thoughtful: and experienced writers aro
to Florida, not for pleasure nor for commercial -
toto features of every issue. goes into over a quarter of a million homes.
purposes but solely to gather in-
sell a;
everywhere formation to answer the innumerable in- toto ABLY EDITED BY NOTED WRITERS .
: quiries from students; and others as to toto ... Al
: I iii RRV3S SEEDS the horticultural opportunities of Flor- toto LILIAN BELL'S hosts of admirers will be pleased!

ida. He made a thorough examinationof m to #.bhfk1t renowned author that will the appear most brilliant in the Woman's work of Home this

; l on't risk the loss of time,labor and ground the East Coast, taking innumerable n\ < Companion throughout the year Besides! several
79v byptntingaeedsofunknown qnality. ii t. stories of remarkable she will contribute a
Thn market ia fall of cheap, photographs for reference and explanation i w a power
.. unnliablem'ftlfl.arealwm the best PERSY'S;do not accept SEEDS of his notes, but when he got to the I toto ; { 1 and nuiiilMTof oilier timely her wlttyartlcleson"TheNewWoman"M topics.

ail substitute.Seed Annual Free. Plant System the officials were willingand t gMRS. MARY J. HOLMES Is one of America's
D. M. FERRY & CO., glad to give him all the rose-colored toft t i & greatest novel-writer Her latest and best a ttt
i: 1 Detroit, Mich. land boom literature that he could carry ftto ; charming lovestoryPaul Ralston," will appear
during the When this story is published in
and told him that he could see the lands toto book form it year.alone will sell for 81.60 a copy. I

for four cents a mile each way and not a toto JULIAMAORUDERoneofthemost popular fiction-
fraction less. lIe would havo been gladto toto { a story
pay three cents a mile, but rightly toto\ which will appear during the year. Price of this '
in hook form will he f Lfea
; f'"III"i lIIp iim.llluulIIl concluded that his inquirers would toto ,,. story FREDERICK R. BURTON and W.copy.O. STODDARD i
nothing they avoided lands on which toto fascinating' aerials to the Boys' and
there was such a prohibitory inspectiontax toft Girls' Department, which will be otherwise enriched

, .. 21 STYLES. and so returned whence he came. ftft ftft by new and pleasing features. 4)

v BEST and CHEAPEST. It is instructive to compare this with ftft A splendid program of great variety has been =
5 Catalogue and fall treatise on spraying bait is the way passes and free mileage- books ftft prepared for the year,including,In addition to the
s and vegetable crops mailed free. AddressWM. were rained down like autumn leaves in ftft ftft \ above, the best work of such noted authors as I

r STAHL, QUINCY, ILL. E this vicinity by the Plant people, before ftft
8lllllllllllllllllllHUlllllIIIHIIlfllIlllll1llllllllllllll IIIIIn l; 0ctave Thanet, Harriet Prescott Spofford Cora Stuart Wheeler,
the freeze, to anybody having oranges
m Joslah Allen's Wife, Opie Read, William G. Frost, Ph.D.,
:- who would allow himself to be thus
Ella Hlgglnson, Robert C. V. Stanley Waterloo,
The Transportation Question What rn Meyers.
bribed not to patronize the rival F. C.
!h Hezeklah Butterworth, Sophie Swett, Will N. "arben,etc.,etc.
the.Traffic will Bear. &P.
The indifference of the railroads to rn Each number of the Companion Is profusely Illustrated with exquisite drawings: I
Mr. Dudley Adams' experience with immigration is all the more curious since m in short, It has the best writers and most beautiful pictures money pan buy. It
his persimmons (Kaki) was worse than : under,the present regime they are able gives on an average 28 pages, size 11 by 16 Incbes;each Issue, printed on fine paper :
and put Into a handsomely illustrated cover. It Is an unrivaled high-class magif.
mine. Knowing the freight rate in advance :at leisure to pick the financial bones of azine of general and home literature. A specimen copy sent free to any address.
I left my crop to be gathered by almost every agricultural and horticultural -
the birds and 'possums' this year, and settler they can trap away from
sated .
my money. competitive points. ,
a speeialarrangementwe are enabled to offer one year's subscript n
Animosity to the railroads is wholly Let us have a commission and then tee Companion absolutely free to any one who- will send us TWO DOLLAI
out of place-they cannot "learn what also can find out by experiment"-'the Fruit-G rower one year.
readers who have neither the time inc
To accommodate nor
ivill bear",without experimentper only wayto learn-just "what the traffic of the above offer, we will accept orders for subscriptions to Laj
limU of charges, ands will bear.- THEODORE L. MEAD, in So. .50 cents year.. .
1 s as (foolish as the hul-. Ruralist. : I Addressall'orders to FARMER AND FRUIT-CROWI
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C .. Grove iff4 Orchard. of preparing and shipping this I all, clerks and housekeepers and up in crab grass to furnish hay for
extensive order. Most of the trees the elder Griffing live together, mak- their stock. About a pound of com-

had been previously taken up and ing a patriarchal and merry colony mercial fertilizer per tree will be ap ,
A FLqRIDA NURSERY., heeled out on the grounds, and as the conducting the business within plied when the peaches are about as

,- '. packing-house was full to ove flowing I themselves in commodious quarters, large as small marbles a little more
A Bold"B dder for Business From with boxes already packed, operations with an office well supplied with mod- than this if the trees set a heavy

Texas to New Jersey. were being carried on outdoors, where ern appliances, including a telephone crop. Then when the fruit is off about
The'Pomona Nursery, of Macclenny there were about four acres of trees reaching to Macclenny. After dinnerat 200 pounds per acre of blood and bone

shows'what a :young man has ac- heeled in. The trees'are first cut un this hospitable board, we went out will be sown on broadcast and worked
complished in, Florida by intelligentand der with a tree-digger shaped like the for a walk over the grounds.A in with a smoothing-harrow; this last

persistent labor., It was established capital letter U, hauled by four horses, PEACH ORCHARD. application entirely for the benefit of
in 1889 by W. D. Griffing, who two on each side,tandem, running deep the grass, as they do not wish this to
was then only twenty-one, and 'had under the tree-row, cutting off the The numerous fields stretching off rob the trees.
and the in in different directions until lost in the
practically no capital; as his resources roots leaving trees standing PEARS. .
consisted of I less than ..$zoo and a their places, from which they are easi-- piney woods, aie mostly grouped The have not -
yet attempted
small'stock of trees and peach seed ly pulled out by hand. Experiencedmen along a ridge parallel with a branch of to company (fruit) much for com-
with of before the St. :Mary's river, admirably adap- grow pears
His first, working outfit was an old large piles trees mercial purposes; they have only one _
woods and them assorted them according to size ted for nursery purposes on accountof
piney ox cart, a plow or ; orchard of ten acres of a goodbearingsize
others them in machine its 'loose friable soil and perfect
two, harrow, etc.PRESENT. placed a baling the Le Conte variety and this
which compressed them into a shapely drainage. :Most of the fields are now ;
CONDITIONS. they keep cut down so hard for the
bundle that could be tied. bare and brown as the
so they company i
The older brother has taken supply of cuttings that the fruiting is
now .
Others carried the boxes into the have had an excellent run of business
into partnership his four brothers, un- shade, lined them on the bottom and disposing of a large part of their stock, somewhat checked. About one half
der the title The Griffing Brothers'Company of last year's wood was clipped off all
it heeled -
sides with long sheets of heavy-weight or having out awaitingship
W. D. over the trees and planted about a
; Griffing, president; building paper sprinkled this with ment. We visited first a fifteen-acre
C.M. Griffing,secretary and treasurer; dampened sphagnum moss obtained I orchard of peaches, mostly Oviedos, month ago;this gives the trees a somewhat -
W. C. Griffing, vice-president and'general stubby appearance, but has one
manager; A. M. Griffing, superin- compensation at least, that it entirely

tendent of propagation, and a younger : w excludes the blight. Mr. Griffing has
brother., At the time of our visit, Feb- not cared to grow pears extensively,
ruary 17; 1897, we found about sixty- yet he says that, if not so intensely occupied -
five men and boys, exclusive of the office with his nursery work proper,
force at work about the grounds, he should not hesitate to engage initon ,
I grading and packing trees, marking account of any fears of blight. The

boxes, hauling to Macclenny and .?+Tr'.ff...r a,. TS.'a.'c: Ltr'ti({t.t r S4.f?1 .-'tilt ice,r.iy .- f. ::. k. blight has reached Macclenny but has
packing in the"cars. The little lot of ''! i,1-j iyrfj. 1 r f frJJ i : w .}Y Z" '.YC n.I never given him any trouble. His
rented land has expanded to over 800 policy would be simply to keep the
acresownedwithadealonhandwhich'a l as ..i s r ira: 1 t: ,;..ii.Y +.} *tr tree opened up in the middle, to take

will probably add 600 more; 300 14 rjyi{ fn+,,: ti. c 7 C, {,'(p1 11 off every small twig or fruit spur attached -
acres under the plow ,150 of it in nursery .'4 Y j to the trunk or larger limbs,
Seventeen: horses and mules : by means of which the blight could be.

are employed to do the work, and communicated to them. The policy
these are fed from grain and forage in fighting blight is to hold it of! at

raised on the place. Among the large arm's length, to keep it confined to
shipments of stock made this winter the periphery-of the tree, on the outer

may be,mentioned a carload to. Hous- and especially the upper small twigs,

ton, Texas, 29,000 trees to Kissimmee, not allowing it at any time to attack
14,000 to Orlando, and from 4,000 to the citadel of life in the main: large ,

6,000 to Sanford, Dade City, Waldo, wood. -
Lady Lake and a number of other PLUMS. '

cities. Nearly all of-these were peach The Griffing Bros. Company do

trees, which shows how strongly South not attempt to grow plums (fruit) on '
Florida is going into peach culture. any commercial scale. There is sucha

A LARGE NORTHERN CONTRACT.At large and growing demand for the
.. trees in the North that they find suffi- .
Macclenny there were about I Bidwell's Late Peach. cient profit in supplying the nursery

three carloads of trees already packed, stock. For this section they do not '

_and the company expected to pack five from ,the neighboring swamps, packedthe three years old, and from which two esteem the Kelsey, and would discard ;
more that week, making a train of bundles in solid, nailed up and secured paying crops of fruit have been taken. it pretty much from any commercial

eight cars, which were to go forwardto the boxes with baling iron to The trees are planted 7}4x30 feet, but plantings. It is subject to rot and is
Jacksonville, there to be shippedby ensure them against the hard knocksof this form was adopted for conveniencein otherwise objectionable. But the

: the Clyde Line to Philadelphia.These transportation.These growing nursery stock between the Abundance, the Botan, the Chabot
trees had been about one-half For commercial and the Burbank
beautiful of rows. a permanent are highly recom-
placed already, with nursery firms in Florida trees'are trees-smooth samples, tall, orchard, :Mr. W. D. Griffing would mended by them, not only for ship ,

New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and other straight as grown arrows-free from blemish plant 8 x 16 on high pine land, per- ping purposes, but also for family use
States, acting as retailers ; and'about both in root and stem. The admir- haps a little wider on the stronger soils in cooking and to eat out of hand.jV
half of them were still to be placed
of the flatwoods. These trees wereas thoroughly rips Burbank or an
by the senior member of the firm who able adaptation of the Baker county soil
uniform of Abundance is
as a regiment grena- excellent eating directly
is shown the
for in
nursery purposes
1 expected to accompany the shipmentto finely developed tap roots and the diers;; the stems about three, inches,at from the tree. It Is useless to con.
Philadelphia. These trees con- the butt, the tops about ten feel high, tend that the Japan plums are exempt
abundant development of feedingroots.
sisted mostly of Japan plums of sev- difficult the stems and branches clean,smooth, from the curculio; for a few years in
It would be to imag-
eral varieties Kieffer and a few
pears and abundant bloom- isolated
healthy bearing neighborhoods they be
ine healthier, more vigorous looking may
peaches. It has been found by Northem'nurserymen'that buds There has but
knot already swelling. measurably so, after a time this
trees-no root ,no
trees in Florida gum. been no pruning whatever done except pest will surely find its prey and claimit.
alee: in our long growing_season, The boxes are all made of three-
here and there a lower twig or two Mr. Griffing pointed out to us
lot quite as much growth in eighths inch lumber which is sawed especially which bent down too low with fruit anold native plum which had been

they will in the North. for the company by a portable and tempted the appetite of geese or allowed to stand in the ,edge of the
and that,it pays them.tt> saw mill that visits the localit fowls Mr. Griffing does'not believein Oviedo peach orchard for a shade for
antities of their stock seasonable times. T the at all. The the in
pruning peach teams summer; yet from this
00 ground .Between- the rows is smooth old and badly in. wA
and will be kept well cultivated untila curculio has spr

week or two before time to pick the the peach trees

peaches, ,when it will be, left to grow I cut it down.I -



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by using

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PEACHES IN THE FLAT>VOODS. American market for Jamaica fruit is ply wanted to let the people know that are as firm and nice now as the
Perhaps the most instructive featureis looked upon with more equanimity what a good thing the Jamaica sorrelis. day before the cold snap. Singular
a five acre peach orchard on a low, than at first, for the prospects are I did not know at the time that as.it may appear, the tenderest part of
wet piece of land, the characteristic bright .for the building up of trade we had more seeds than we woulduse the bud escaped while the larger leaves
flatwoods of Florida. It has been -set with the mother country, and the con- as the red-birds are great loversof were damaged.
eight years, has borne a crop, generally tinent of Europe as well. This, once them and we had neglected, to that S. W. CARSON.
: a good crop, every year since it developed will be a boon to fruit growers time, to gather ours. Fortunately, Frost Proof, Fla.
began, the trees are as healthy and here. however, I found a half-pint or more .
vigorous as those on the lighter soils. Oranges are still going forward, and left and collected them after sending Why California Wants Protection.A .
The Angel and Bidwell's Late, so are of first-rate quality, bringing $5.00 off the two articles. Yes, fortunately, San Dieogo orange grower writesto
well suited to South Florida, were not to $5.50 per barrel,and some lots even for since the articles appeared, two the New York Fruitman's Guide along
found to be adapted here, but the more; prices that make shippers smile. persons have applied for seeds and we I letter in reply to one previously
Waldo is evidently at home and has ,, It is early to speak of prospects for are able to furnish a few, so that may ., published arguing that 'California or-
borne well. The ground is not culti- the coming crop, as it largely dependson be in shape another year to realize the anges do not need protection. The
vated and has not been for three the spring rains; but some trees are truth of what we said of this noble following paragraphs are of interest :
years; it is kept mulched with pine showing considerable bloqm.already, plant, the use of which, once under. What's the need of protection, eh?
straw, wiregrass, etc. The land is and, as the last crop was short, a heav- stood, will, I doubt not, give the full Let Mr. Zucca tell us how many
ridged up into beds fifteen or eighteen ier yield is looked for this season. est satisfaction and better supplyingthe times in the last four years he has reported -
inches high and the trees planted Owners of large estates, as well as place of the cranberry than any- navels as selling at $4.00 per
along the crest. The.dead furrowsare "small settlers," are caring for their thing else in existence.As box. Let him tell your readers thatit
plowed out every spring to keep orange trees as never before, cutting there will be more or less in- costs us 90C a box freight to send
\ the drainage good. away surrounding and overhangingtrees quiry about the planting and cultivation our fruit to New York City, 300 per
p and getting out the air plants of this plant. I will say, as box to handle and pack it, and 150 a ,
Letter from Jamaica. and other parasites that have made a before, that it will grow almost withas box to have it sold. True, that still
-Editor Farmer"and Fruit-Grower: home, hitherto unmolested, on their little attention as careless weeds. I leaves a good profit to the grower, if
The damage done to orange sprouts ; branches; and some have actually cul would advise, however,as it is a plantof i the selling price is $3.50 to $4.00, and
in Florida by recent cold waves is.. tivated their trees;though in a crude powerful growth, much like the we glory in Washington navel, the
quite a topic for discussion by planters fashion. And, in addition, there are cotton-stalk, or the tall okra which best orange in the world. We are not
and shippers here at present.As those who are budding sour trees,that bears the long green pods or fruit- surprised that the trade and consumerare
is but natural, they look upon it are everywhere present, and importing growing tall and spreading wide,% it willing-to pay well for it,especially
'J as a dispensation of Providence in their budded trees from Florida nurseries. .should be planted in well fertilizedsoil for the fancy brands. But we do not
favor, ,and they are discussing the Just now times are quiet. In one : not closer than four feet in check have a monopoly on the navel. Already .
prospects for better prices the coming portion of the island considerable des- -five feet none too wide-and fairly it has been introduced into
season, and hoping they may be able, titution prevailsowing to a long drouth, well cultivated if you would realize its nearly every other orange growing
to recoup the losses that were almost the location being such that a range of better capabilities. You can plant country and we will, from this timeon
universal among them last year. But mountains cuts off most of the moist- any time in the spring or early sum- have to compete with imported
that is a matter that does not dependon ure from passing clouds. The Gov- mer. Ours, so far, has not made navels..
the size or quality of the crop, so ernment is taking steps to alleviate and active growth until the summer rains And, as Mr. Zucca hasn't done it,
much as the way the crop is handled, obviate these conditions by proposed set in, fruiting in the fall; but I see no we must tell your readers that not all
a fact that many realize; and consequently artesian wells and irrigation.H reason why early plantings with .irrigation navels are fancy The larger numberare
the papers are filled with various G. BURNET. should not fruit in the sum. only choice, and many go to the
schemes, governmental and EwartonJamaica. mer.. i standard grade. Not a few are so
otherwise, to bring about the desifed ---_.-..*.--- My daughter, :Mary, speaks of send-: large that when Mr. Zucca and his
end. Some propose registered trade. Jamaica Sorrel Again. ing your readers a recipe in !these col- colleagues buy them they discount
marks for individual packs, others Editor Fanner and Fruit-G rower: umns for making pies of it, as she has every box Soc. Find the average
government inspectors, to watch packers At the time I sent you the artitleon succeeded fairly well with it, giving, price of fancy navels for a number of
the .number of packing houses this remarkable plant which ap- satisfaction at home. seasons, discount for choice, discount
being limited, etc. All of which couldbe peared in last week's copy, I sent one The cold weather the last of Jan- again for standards,deduct all exile ,"
evaded by dishonest shippers. of the same to another agriculturalsheet uary, made ice a quarter of an inch and see what is left. :Many a
Good ripe fruit, properly handled. but for some cause it never saw thick on water in exposed tubs, etc., navels does not bring th
will bring top prices, and some day light, or if so I have not seen it. but did no damage worth mentioning, .whole dollar. And stil]
shippers here will awake to this fact. Possibly the editor thought I w "intending t tropical papaw was unhurt on chard that produces
It-is. a wonder their experience of the to impose on him, and if so,' -nrl on others only slight- YAM thing =rh
has not already im- I beg to relieve his mind, for when I
nnd.jy made up my mind to write and send
increased tariff out the two articles, I never once
shutting off the thought of selling the seeds; but sim-


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reports our navels as selling for $3.50 place, in this section, that the peach this way is the fact that, though the a high-priced jelly, takes an imported
and $4.00 he and do North for like the of the do French Bar-leduc made of
says our seedlings apple up most trees are seedlings, they. jelly- -
broughtr.5o. $1.75 per box. Let peach, it can be peeled, cut up and not always come true to seed. Another currants and containing the fruit. It
him deduct from these figures goc. for eaten with cream and sugar, or it. way to grow them is from cuttings, is".in small packages containing not
freight, then take off the other necessary can be made into sweet pickles, these starting fairly well if set in moist much more than a tablespoonful, but
expenses and see what is left. If either peeled or unpeeled, whole or and fairly rich ground, and I have selling for an extremely high price.
he,still thinks our growers have sucha cut in half and again, like the peach, heard that they could be budded or :Many people do not like guava jelly,
bonanza of it, let him come to Cal- it can be dried or it can be made into grafted, but I will let the nurserymen and most of them that do, buy a
ifornia and we will show him a fine preserves or canned ; then ,like the who raise these trees tell you if brand that is made in Cuba, comes in
orchard'that he can buy at twothirdsthe : apple, it can be used for jelly, catsup, this is so or not. They are tender wooden boxes and is much cheaper.I .
cost. And after he has'owned it : sauce, cider or vinegar. It works up trees being easily hurt by frost, but showed the sample to a wholesale
a year, we will guarantee he will be: very acceptably into pies, and is not also as easily recovering from the dealer in canned goodS: He said that .
.as strong an advocate of protection as to be despised in the shape even of effects. he formerly handled guava jelly, but
any of us.Actual short cake, and if you should ask My trees were frozen to the groundat there was so little sale for it that it
any of our good housewives on the the time of the freeze, but sprouted wasn't worth while and he dropped it.
Profits From the Pecan. lake about it they could probably tell right up, and are bearing again nicely.I Another showed a very good qualityof
Dr. I. M. Cline, local forecast offi- you a dozen or more ways of usingit have not mentioned the Cattley apple jelly that he said suited most
cial of the United States Departmentof that I have not mentioned here. guava, which is a smaller fruit, some people and could be sold for a fractionof
Agriculture, published the follow- The greatest objection to this fruit red and some yellow in color, seldom the price of guava jelly. The
ing in the,Galveston News: "In 1878 seems to. be the numerous small; getting to be over an inch in diameter, sample received was submitted to an
Mr. Stewart planted his first pecans, hard seeds that it contains, but the lackingVthe peculiar; guava odor and expert who pronounced it very fine,
and in a few years he had seventythreetrees guavas raised now seem to have flavor of the larger fruit, and growingon having the flavor peculiar to guava
or a little more than three acres. much fewer seeds and more meat a shrub instead of a tree. This jelly.-Rural New Yorker.
In 1888.his gross receipts amountedto than those formerly raised and to be little fruit can be put to nearly or quiteall
$305, or $100 per acre. In 1890 of better size. It is probable that of the uses of the larger fruit, andis
his receipts were between $700 and our nurserymen will soon be able to preferred by most people for eating Fatmer&TiiacketiPermanent
$800, or about $250 per acre. This give iis guavas, seedless or nearly so, c put; of the hand. The shrub is very
year ((1891)) he says that his receiptswill and of solid meat clear through. At prolific, and does well anywhere here,
be between $1,500 and $2,000, or present we have the fruit of all sizes and stands cold weather 'much better Pasture Grasses.
nearly $600 per acre. The above is from an inch up to three or more than the larger kinds. Editor Fanner arid Fruit-Grower:
the only instance, so far as I can ascertain inches in diameter, some consisting On the whole, I think the guava is Something over a year ago I saw an
where the cultivated pecan virtually of but little except skin the best fruit for general use that can article ((join your paper on the best
has come into bearing and is referredto and seeds, while the best ones have be raised in this section, and that in grasses to grow in"the pine woods of
.in order to give an idea of what is comparatively few seeds and plenty time it will be one of our most profit. Florida. If you have an extra number -
possible in this direction. Texas is of jood solid meat between the skin able ones, for there is bound to be a you will favor me greatly by
better adapted, both as to climate and and seeds. big and increasing home demand for mailing it to me; if not, can you state
soil, for the pecan than the Mississippi In using the fruit I find the best it; and either a way will be found for the best, how and where to obtain the
which may be learned from a close way is to peel, cut in half, scrape put safely transporting,, to Northern mar- same, by letter.I .
study of the habits of the; tree. In my the seeds and use the empty halves kets,or our nurserymen will soon giveus have wondered if Bermuda grass,
previous report stated that an objectionable for preserves, pickling, canning or a kind that will stand transportingbetter set in flat woods after clearing it of
feature in the cultivation of drying and then use the skins and than any we now have,althoughsome grubs and palmeto, would do well;
the pecan was the time required before seed for making jelly and the seed of the best we have stand hand or if soja beans planted and allowedto .
the first paying harvest, but from the pulp for jam or marmalade, by rub. ling fairly well even now, and have nearly mature before stock is turn-
above_ it is observed 'that other prod- bing through a sieve to take out the been shipped to a few of our Northern ed on, would produce well. I also
ucts are successfully cultivated while seeds. The juice that is saved jelly- markets. read that Panicum pygmreum will
.' the tree is growing, and that the time making can be used to make cider or :My advice to all who already own make a soft, thick carpet like verdurein
required for it to bear becomes a small vinegar instead and the pulp, if not or intend to get land here is to set out forest shade.East Australia. .
item,particularly when the profit,when !, wanted for marmalade, can be made guavas, and lots of them, sweet and I also have a drained Swamp, not
once bearing, is considered. It is into catsup. sour, large kinds and Cattleys. Go quite hard enough to cultivate, andI
claimed that a tree when fifteen years The fruit is also a little different in to a good nurseryman and get the best would like to know how to treat and
old will bear ten bushels, which is 270 shape in different.varieties, some being kinds you can from him, and have him plant it-permanent pasture grassesfor
bushels per acre. At 6IZ cents per round, some more or less oblong and instruct you how to set them out and the wettest part preferable-to get
pound, the minimum price for pecans, some' pear shaped. In flavor some take care of them; and then take them the best results for pasture. I read of
about $4 per bushel, gives us a profit are nearly insipid, while others have a home and set them out and care for Guinea grass, Para grass, Johnson
, of more than $1,000 per acre._ The very strong guava taste, as we call it, them. In three years from now the grass, Panicum repens and Ber-
pecan tree will bear annually for hun- and then again some .are sweet, while only fault you will be apt to find is muda as suitable, but having no experience -
dreds of years, and the yield increases others are sour and while the color of that you did not set out half as manyas do not know what is best.
with age. This cannot be said of any the skin seems to vary but little either you ought to have done when you An early answer either by letter or
other nut tree which' comes into bear- green or ripe, the meat inside is of were setting them,out. in the FRUIT GRoweR will greatly
ing so.young; the English walnut will different colors from white to cream, GEO. S. ROWLEY. oblige a subscriber.
not stand comparison with it in this yellow, reddish-yellow and up to West Palm Beach. O. W. SADLER.. ;
respect, and is nothing like so remun- nearly a blood red. The sourest ones _..*1>* :Mont Dora, Fla.
erative the pecan grove promises to seem to be of the lightest colors, Market for Guava Jelly.A Soja beans sown in drills or broad-
become. The olive tree, which livesso while the darker colored ones are the correspondent of Florida sent a cast for forage would give a very large
many years, and is noted for the sweetest. They are all good to use sample jar of very fine guava jelly. yield out, but it would be only a temporary -
value of its products throughout the in about the same ways, only the He said that he had been experimenting supply. It would prepare the
world, is far below-the pecan tree as jelly.makers prefer the sour kinds, as for many years with the object of land for seeding to permanent grass,
to'age and value of products." they make a lighter colored jelly and making the best. Now that he has but we cannot state whether they
Many of these pecans were sold for the juice jells easier. Sometimes in sncceeded, he finds that retailers are would perform this office better' than
high prices for seed purposes, and the using the sweeter kinds the syrup will anxious to buy that which they can cowpeas or not.
soil of Colonel Stewart's grove was not jell properly, so instead of bother- retail the cheapest without regard{ to As to Paniqum; pygraaeum and
richer than than the average of Flor- ing further with it, it is put in jars or quality, and he concludes that the con Panicum repens we know nothing
ida; still the figures are of value! as jugs and set one side to use as syrup) sumers will be forced to take the latter except theoretically. For the drained
showing a considerable yield in ten on flapjacks, so even in this shape it whether they will or not. The source of swamp Para grass would be excellentas
years from.planting. is far from wasted. this demand for cheap goods opens a a hay crop, but not so good, we
,..... Guava trees of any and all kinds wide field for argument, for which we think, for pasture, as it is'inclined to
The Uuava. grow rapidly in this county and do l have* no room. I showed this samplejar grow coarse unless very thick 'on the
giving any scientific namesy well. If any kind of soil is prefer to one of the largest fancy grocery ground. A good authority on Para
scientific discussionfruit able I should say it would be muck. firms in the city. They had something grass, from actual experience, is :Mr.
I would like to. land for the tree seems- to lik very similar to it, put up in C. A. Bacon, Ormond, Fla. Johnson
ipstly in favo oil a little better t a Florida, in fancy glass jars, but the grass is a powerful and persIstent.
sale of it is very limited., Beinginlass grower and yields a I lj
jars, makes the transportation feed. The great i "
J charges heavy, and the price high. the land is likely
The firm say that the trade that buys future time for I hoe l..






,never lie eradicated. If your drained that the crop of 1897 will not be ma- del your Potatoes to Market Early by using
swamp is so well isolated that there is terially lessened by the work of the
- no danger that the Johnson grass disease in weakening the plants in 1896. IDEAL POTATO MANURE
would .ever spread from it into ad- As to whether there will be any difference MANUFACTURED BY ,
cultivated fields in the of the fruit I cannot
joining you might tryit. quality ,
& 4X
Still, we'should hesitate a good say, for there seems to be no dataon WILSON >OA E>R9
deal about introducing this into any this point. It would be natural to "The Fertilize douse of Florida. u

property we owned, for if it should suppose, however, that the healthierthe J
once get into, lands wanted for agri- plant the better fruit it will pro. PRICE, $30.00 PER TON
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cultural purposes, they might about as duce.It .
well be withdrawn from' the plow at may be stated that experimentersin GUARANTEED ANALYSIS :

once and finally.! Very much the different parts of the country have Ammonia .. .. ...... .... .... ..*. .... .... .... .... ..:. ...... 4 to 5 per cent.
same statements apply to Bermuda proved that this leaf blight fungus can Available Phosphoric Acid.. . .... ...... .... .... .... .... .. .. 6 to 8 "
Hoed can be ona be subdued by the application of insoluble Phosphoric Acid............... .... . .. .. ... ..... 1 to 2 ""
grass. crops grown Sulphate of Potash... .... .... .... .... .... .... ........... .. .. .16 to 18 '1
Bermuda sod, but'at a greatly in- fungicides. Prof: Bailey recordedsome Potash Actual.... .... .... .... .... ...... .... .... . .... .... .. 8 to 10 u "
creased expense for cultivation and experiments in this line in Bulletin :Made from Nitrate of Soda, Sulphate of Ammonia, Blood, Bone, Dissolved
with much vexation to the cultivator.In 79 of the Cornell Experiment Bone, Sulphate and Muriate of Potash. .
our experience and observation, Station. :Mr. Lodeman says: "Spray
there is nothing better for the situa ing the plants with the Bordeaux A Selected Lot of Fine: Seed Potatoes.
tion you describe, for permanent pas- Mixture will check the disease. Ap-- Improved Eearly Rose No. 4, Carmen No. 1, Rural New Yorker 'No. 2, and
ture, than the Louisiana grass. plication should be begun as soon as other leading varieties. .
woods lands Guinea in the T For Melons use IDEAL FERTILIZER. Correspondence solicited. A large
On piney growth starts spring, an non
your stock of Potash, Blood and Bone, Cotton Seed Meal, and Agricultural Chemicals.
grass would be very good for pasture, bearing plants may be treated Get our prices before buying. '
but this does best under a system of throughout the summer, the treat-
V rilson. & Boomer- Fertilizer
semi-cultivation. That is, sow it in ments being made at intervals of three : : Co.' ,
drills or'in hills, so that it can be cultivated or four weeks. Bearing plantations "The Fertilizer House of Florida." .
both ways; then, with the will derive benefit from a treatment Jacksonville Florida.

necessary fertilizing, it will yield a made when growth starts in the spring, ---.- t
of excellent feed. But and from another made when the first
large amount A peck of seed will plant an acre, duction,to secure twenty cents a poundfor
for permanent, pasture, in the"proper blossoms open. After harvesting the and half a bushel will broadcast an the cotton, which will about pay
sense of the word, either L tu siana'or fruit, it is a good plan to mow off the acre, and it is claimed that on chufas the cost of raising it.
Bermuda would be better. They are old foliage then to remove and destroy -
first-class be at a
pork can produced A significant fact in the demand of
/ nearly of equal value, in this respect, it. Burning the strawberry cent and a half per pound. Certainly, the producers of long staple and Sea
but the Louisiana has the advantage patch over is frequently followed by
in our Gulf States it will be a prolific ; Island cotton for protection is that until -
iii this that if the land should be wanted bad results. The new growth should I crop, and worthy of careful experi-- recently they were" almost without
for other purposes, the sod can be then be sprayed at intervals of threeor mentation farmers
by our prudent exception free traders and
destroyed by one plowing, while Ber- four weeks until two or three applications who are determined to make both of,a protective tariff.strong The com-op-
muda is ineradicable.If have been made." : ponents
practically Manyof
ends meat.-The Southern Farmer. petition of the "fellaheen" of
Egypt a
decide either of the those who have tried ,
you so try Fungiroid Chufas are kept for sale by at least downtroddenagricultural.race whose
above named varieties and desire in- that it is not effectualin ,
deport nearly so two of the seedsmen advertising in condition is practically that of slavery
structions to the method of diseases is the ,
as propa- checking fungous as columns. Florida farmers find
our has convinced them that there
are occasions -
it we will endeavor to furnish Bordeaux Mixture. None of the
gating them to for swine
profitable grow when protection is necessary to
them. _._ ._.. d powder fungicides seems to give as but on our* pine lands they do not defend American industries from un-
Strawberry Rust.A good results as them sprays.RuralNew grow large enough to make the plants favorable competition.-N. 0. Times-
Yorker. much of an object for forage. Democrat.
undrained soil favors .
wet, greatly .A. .
-'"-- ...
the of the However Chufas.
growth fungus. ,
The Protection of Long: Staple
a season either prevailingly\ dry or with The chufa is said to be about the Cotton. The Casabanana.
abundant moisture throughout,is quite size of the kernel of the peanut, withno Editor Fanner and Fruit-Grower:
unfavorable to its development. When hull and the skin very thin and Some weeks ago the Cotton Exchanges Can you tell us of the casabanana
the disease was studied here at the ex- close like the bran of wheat. In colorit of Vicksburg, Yazoo City and which was boomed last year? (seeds
periment station in 1888, there was an is a light bitown on the outside, and other Southern towns adopted resolu. $1.00 for twenty j less than $1.00
enormous amount of the fungus in the flesh is of a creamy color, rich and tions which called attention to the in- worth not sold). ?
many strawberry fields,and, therefore, oily when dry, and in taste somewhat jury inflicted on the long staple cotton A friend' sent me three seeds. I
an abundant supply in the fall of the like the walnut. The nuts grow just raised along the Mississippi and in the couldn't coax them to grow.I .
"roots" and "seeds," both of which under the surface of the ground,usual- Yazoo Delta by the competition of the see it is looming up in Californiaand ...
developed vigorously in the old leavesin ly in one layer, but sometimes in two Egyptian product,and asked Congressto Georgia. The Rural New Yorker -
the spring of 1889. But the new or more. Children are very fond of place a duty of three cents a poundon says it tastes some like a banana.
leaves remained conspicuously free the nuts when dried. the African stapleas a protectionto Some say like a pumpkin.- It didn't
from the disease during that year. This The chufa hay is nutritious and highly -! American labor against the cheap fruit in New York.
was due to the fact that there was an relished by cattle. The foliage is a "fellah" of Egypt. Did you try it ? Have you seeds?

abundant,rainfall, no drought, and a medium fine, long-bladed grass, thick- The cotton planters of the Georgiaand If so, what is the price?
comparatively even temperature, all ly covering the ground and averaging South Carolina coast, who grow A FIFTEEN YEARS' SUBSCRIBER.The .

of which..favored.the normal growth_ about two feet high._ Sea Island cotton,a still longer staple, casabanana was tried in the
of the foliage. As a consequence the The chufa should be planted as soonas have also taken up the question of the I Farmer and Fruit Grower gardenlast
fungus failed to obtain as strong a foot- they are out of the way of frost,and Egyptian competition, and will join. summer with seed taken froma
hold as usual. Anything promoting will mature in about five months. The hands with their Mississippi river breth- sample of the fruit which was sent
health in the strawberry plant and seeds should be soaked for two or ren and go before Congress asking pro- us from Louisiana, The fruit was
normal conditions about it, is prettysure three days before planting, and will tection. To that end a convention of about a foot long and four inches
to fortify it against its enemy. It then come up soon and be less liableto the growers of Sea Island ,cotton has through, shaped like a bologna sau-
may be said ,that, unless the diseasewas be choked out by weeds and grass. been called to meet in Blackshear, Ga., sage and of a rich, dark reddish pur-
so serious as to ,kill the plants, i The nuts can be strewn broadcast or February n, to consider what action ple color. It emitted a delicious fra-
they will winter all right; but they planted about eight inches apart, in should be taken. The planters of the grance. It was kept as a curiosity for
will come out in a much weakened rows' thirty inches apart, and worked Sea Islands have been badly hurt by three or four months, but about mid-
condition in the spring. There can once. The ground should be loose, the Egyptian cotton. Not only has winter it was noticed that it was rot-
be no question that any disease'which and the richer the better,but no strongor the price of their product been reduced, ting, and was too much affected to be
checks the growth of the, plant after coarse fertilizer should be directly but there has been a great decrease in suitable for cooking. Enough r -
the fruil is off, will so weaken it thatit applied. the demand for it; and the manufac mained, however, to show thj
cannot produce as many berries the After cutting the hay and gathering turers who formerly bid for it now sub- flavor, 'even of the raw fruit
next season. Although the disease the few chufas desired for seed and stitute Egyptian cotton. The market and satisfactory. The s
was very prevalent in the fall of 1896, for chewing, the hogs should be ; Bas been so unfavorably affected finely and the vines cV
the conditions may be such,that it will turned on the remainder to do their rs have concluded.to cut as a support was. Curnh118 '
age in 1897 if the own harvesting. The hogs enjoy the fi
,want to eat andis work, and any.other kind of harvest-
hardly possible ing would be tedious and expensive.




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been some element of fertility lacking which are to be their permanent quar- to prove that great good would result I
which was needed to produce fruit. ters early in October. From that time from following the recommendation.' More Potashin

It is a very interesting fruit; it would they_are fed for eggs. We feed three Had he gone further and asserted that .
w afford an elegant adornment of a gar times a day the year round, feeding a the value of the table scraps, eaten in 1 I

den or a summer arbor, giving a cooked mash in the morning, barley I one year by each dog, estimated at .
splendid. tropical effect; and we be- or oats at noon., and wheat at night, I $10.40, would purchase a fleck ( f the fertilizers applied

lieve that the fruits could be made feeding corn very sparingly, one or poultry which would supply a family farm
into very rich conserves. But,it would two nights in the week ,only during with a dozen eggs a week, it would on the means

probably'take years to develop it into cold weather. Wheat is the best have been necessary only to show and better
a,commercial value. grain food we have, and barley the that the flock would contain a dozen larger yieldsof
next best. Oats is a,good food, but hens, and that each hen could be depended -
I somewhat fattening; hence should be on to lay an average of one J crops, permanent

Poultry. fed sparingly to fowls that are well egg.a week. Why, then, did he, after of the
fed. A fowl needs a variety of foodto explicitly stating, "It is not my aim to improvement
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supply her various physical wants to mislead anyone if I can help it,"
Edited by S. S. DeLANOY Apopka Fla. soil andMore
.......... and give her a surplus out "f whichto attempt to show that it costs the dog
make eggs. Cabbage is the best owner $21 per annum to feed his dog!'I
Money in Poultry.A green food, but anything in the vege- scraps valued at $10.40? Why does
most important Tactor in steady table line is good and greatly relished he attempt to show that the dog is to Moneyin
growth is sweet, wholesome food. Feed Of equal importance with the food blame for the family appetite for eggs, I I I
often, and feed but a little at a lime,is ration is the housing of stock. Elbow and that therefore, "it may be fairlyestimated'fhat
the rule with young chicks. Everytwo room is the most important considera it costs $2 I, or more, to the farmer's pocket.

hours between daylight and darkis tion. I believe in eight to ten square keep him?" Wouldn't it be just as'I'I All about Potash-the results of its use by actual ezperiment .
none too often, and see that no foodis feet of floor space for each fowl kept. sensible to charge the dog with the on the best farms in the United States-is
told in a little book which we publish and will gladly
left standing in the sun to sour. Remove Having a grass run the fowls can help meator grocery bill, or with the cost mail free to any farmer in America who will write for it.
all of the food that remains uneaten themselves to all the green food they of the family clothing? It is not shown, GERMAN KALI WORKS,
I Nassau St.,New York.
ten fifteen minutes after feed 93
or desire, and if this is not obtainable, and there is no argument to show, ----- -
ing.; Nothing causes more bowel loose- spade up or plow up the ground in that," it costs $10.40 over and above I
less and dysentery in little chicks than the yard two or three times each sum- the table scraps, to keep the dog." IRFORMAT1OR GO L D t!

sour food. mer, and sow it with rye or oats, the As it would be cruel to suppose that Worth It's Weight and address in a!postal card,we
For namo
The chief foods for the first six weeks spading or plowing turning under the the temptation to mislead was so will tell your you how to make tho best wire fence|,
earth,horse-high,bull-strong and"
are'coarse oat meal, slightly moistened droppings and disinfecting the ground.A strong that the writer couldn't help it, on t pig-tight at the actual wholesaleeo.tuf, Ind.wire" I

with sweet milk, if we have it, and scratching shed should be all open I am forced to believe that he unwit- -,Kitselman_"::--- ., .-Bros.-,- ,- -" BoxB-Ridgevllle'----- -- _. -" -."--.q-- .,-
waste bread front hotels and restaur- front to the south, provided with tingly placed before us a dish of un -- --- -- --- -- -- -
ants, which i is thoroughly dried and waterproof curtains attached to frames digested thought or fanciful imagin-
ground to coarse crumbs in a bone hinged at the top, so that they can be ings. What the readers of THE A MONEY MAKER
mill. Fresh water and grit must be swung up to the roof where a hook FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER want is h f ,;. -the and how thrifty to make industrious money hen from.All poultry about her in

provided. When six weeks old the and staple secures them. Six or instruction-information based upon NewPoultryCuldeforl897.for
best plans
100 pages;printed:in colors;
chickens are separated from their moth- eight inches of straw or coarse hay or figures that tell the truth. poultry hOUb8".Seentfor15c.ityouwritenow.;"ure remedies and recipesebr ,
ers.and put out on the grass fields; we leaves is to be thrown upon the floor A. Z. ARMOUR. ? .' for JOSH dieeiibes.IAUS! :lln.'r.,BOX 31,import,111.
usually feed them but four times a day, of this shed, and all.the grain feeds Panasoffkee, Fla., Feb. 8th.
giving them instead of the bread thrown into the scratching litter, so i I ..m. the much talked of green bones with
.crumbs in the morning, a feed of,mixed that the birds are constantly exercising Blood Meal for Hens. fresh ground meal in comparison with

.* meal, which is equal parts of corn *in the open air,.but sheltered from Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: the dried blood meal, and I find the
meal, ground oats, shorts, fancy mid- the northwest winds of winter. We I recently noticed an article in one meal superior in every way at les s
dlings (or red dog as it is called income have found it comparatively easy, by of your papers advocating the use of expense and much less labor. It
localities). To this we add about ten raising early-laying pullets and keep- dried blood meal for poultry, and I keeps my hens laying well in Novem-
cent (or one scoopful in ten) of them wish to heartily endorse all the writer,
per ing laying, to get ISO to 175 ber and December when eggs are
meat meal,. or beef This mix- within of said of it as an egg producer and food
scraps. eggs apiece a year laying ma- scarce and high in price. It and
ture is moistened with sweet milk or turity;, then turn the birds off to the for fowls. We are apt to feed too clover hay fed in the way I have recommended -
water, care being taken that it is onlyso butcher and put other early-laying much whole grain here in Florida with
are complete produc-
much moistened that it will be in their If out sufficient meal and grit; and then
pullets places. we get our ing foods, and will be sure to give
crumbly not a soft mush. The second and them we wonder why it is our hens are so
pullets to laying early keep satisfaction, and what a source of sat-
feed, just after the middle of the fore- laying, we have got the cream of our fat and we get no eggs. I keep on an isfaction it is to have a well filled egg
noon, is the coarse oatnfeal mentioned egg yield within a year of laying ma- average about two hundred chickens, basket and plenty of fat chickens for
above; early in the afternoon, a light turity; hence, the advantage of selling young and old, and for the past three the table. These and a good family
feed of cracked wheat is given them, them before they moult, and replacing years have made a study of the busi- garden will go a long way' towards
and towards night a feed of whole them with the next generationof ness for profit. I have experimentedwith of railroad ,
making us independent extortions -
all kinds of Teed and different .
wheat or cracked corn, one on one There
early 'laying pullets. are commission men and frozen
day, the other next. Twice a week many other arguments in favor of methods of feeding as recommendedby
have fresh meat (butchers' trimmings) raising a yearly stock of pullets for the best works on the subject, and orange groves. C. E. SMITH.

cooked and chopped fine, which is layers, such as that of the old fowls have settled on dried blood meal and Daytona, Fla. .
mixed with the coarse oatmeal for the being too fat to lay, and being much clover hay mixed with ground.grain ...---
second feeding. We have also a bone more susceptible to disease. We all as the best feed for the morning mash Mr. J. P. Felt is extensively en-
cutter, and on two days in the week know that if we find a bird dead under and wheat and oats mixed at night. gaged in the flouring business at Emporium

the chicks have a good time wrestlingand the roost_ it is an old hen. A poultry One pound of blood.meal, two Pa., interested in a large
tumbling over each other in their farm properly managed gives an all- pounds of corn meal and two poundsof plant. For many years, however, he .
eagerness to get the fresh-cut bone, the the-year round profit. A farmer keep bran mixed up dry, and then scald- has had his winter home in Florida, ,' ,
cut bone taking the place of one of the ing,.a thousand head of laying stock ed and thoroughly mixed again makean and before the freeze had magnificent'' "

regular feeds. Our coops have no can easily have a gross income of $4- excellent ration for .fifty hens fed grove property around Emporia, all : -' '.
floors, which we think-is the best planif 000 a'year,and a net profit of$2,500 to every other morning, and on alternate of which he is now giving every 'attention -
the ground is dry. Our floorless $3,000 a year. It is only a questionof mornings take about four or five quartsof the trees need; and is' rapidly
coops are easily cleaned by removingthem good:housing, good care and good cut clover hay and steam it well bringing back into fruitage{ all his
to a fresh bit of ground every feeding.-A. F. Hunter, editor of over the fire in a pail, then take two groves. He has great faith in the
other day. We separate the cockerels Farm Poultry. quarts of bran and one-half pound of orange industry, and this week boughttwo
rom the pullets as soon as we can tell > i blood meal and mix well, and then other groves in the vicinity _of
t, shut the cockerels up ins Dogs and Poultry. sprinkle it over the hay and thoroughlymix Emporia. He considers now is the
) and send them off toe Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower and you will have another excel- time to buy groves, for in a few years
earliest possible moot The leading article in this depart lent ration for fifty hens, which fed on they will be so valuable that fabulous
s' pullets are scat ment of THE FARMER AND FRU alternate mornings in connection with prices will be asked.DeLand Rec:
ass fields, directly GROWER of January 23 contai eed No. i will keep them healthy and ord.
en a ying-well. At night feed.one and Mr. Felt is the man who tried the

ne.balf quarts of wheat and one quart experiment of sprayin
oats mixed. water as:la protect] "" = .
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There is quite an extensive tub and A Florida Pillow.For '

bucket Windsor Lake Our Rural Home.
factory on
This is for Sid.eIf.
pillow designed piazzause
o I
Newnan, ten miles east of Gainesville.It .
made of material ;
being coarse as
is provided with the most approved
huck-a buck Russian crash denim
machinery,is operated by skilled work- .
men, and the buckets and tubs madeat cotton canvas. f. '
In the center draw out a corner of FRUIT'CARRIERS
this factory are equal to the best
manufactured in the country. the old San Marco fort, and clustering .
about it branches of sweet-bay buds
:Mr. L. F. Tilden, one of the lead- and blossoms. The Standard of Excellence.Send .

ing citizens of Oakland, was in the Work it all in outline in shades of for Catalogue and Prices from First "Hands}

city Friday. He shipped to New golden brown Asiatic rope silk. 50UTII..51Df; Ca PETERSBURGV :
York recently 254 boxes of oranges The colors look especially well upon .
__ __ _
from his grove, and the first returns linen-colored fabrics, and resemble ,_ .' c-- ,-- --- -
averaged $4.50 per box, which, for etching on sepia work.
the whole lot, will net him $1,143. Hemstich ruffle of the material
a Ways of Serving Potatoes. toes and lay in a baking dish, then
He expects, however, to get better leaving few threads pulled, and run cover with grated cheese, and sprinkle
returns than that sum very materially. through this in block-fashion an in- There was once a book written giving with butter. Season. Continue it in
-Orlando Reporter. of brown ribbon. three hundred ways of cooking
serting narrow this way until the dish is full. The
Last Sunday while we were stoppingat This can be drawn out when the potatoes. This is rather a larger number last layer should be of cheese. Cover

the Plaza, at Rockledge, we were cushion, which should be made adjustable than the average family needsbut, the dish while baking, but remove the
there is between this and the
is washed. Care should be a mean
carried through the orange grove ofMr. cover to brown the cheese before
boil bake and that form the
G. S. HarJee, and the success he always taken when laundering embroidery fry menu serving. A variation of this called,
has met with in the restoration of his silks, either coarse or fine, too often. at the cooking school, Delmonico

grove is, really a revelation. In the never using: coarse soap, or washing Potatoes may be made to form potatoes, makes use of one pint*of
older portion of his grove the trees them upon a dull or rainy day.I almost a meal of themselves, served as cold boiled potatoes cut into dice, and

have made such growth that it is use Ivory soap, which does not soup, scalloped with egg or cheese, seasoned with salt and pepper. Lay
hardly possible to believe that they hurt the silks even when it is rubbed stuffed with sausage or forcemeat, sal- these in a buttered baking-dish and

were killed back and had to be bud directly upon them, as it has to be in ad, and as pie, pudding or cake. It pour over them a large cupful of white

ded just two years ago. :Mr. Hardee order to remove the stamped design may be the staple from which bread is sauce. Sprinkle with grated cheese,
has a large number of trees that will directly underneath.Do made and makes a loaf lighter than cover with buttered crumbs, and cook

bear from one to four boxes of or- not wring them by hand, but bread without it. until they are brown-ten or twelve
anges this year, the growth of wood fold smoothly and pass through the Potato soup is a white soup and de minutes in a quick oven.

being ample to sustain that product.We wringer, having the screws very tight. licious. For it put into a stewpan Cheese is more nutritious than

.must say he has as fine a restored Hang in a shady place where thereis three spoonfuls of butter, one head of meat, and is not indigestible when
grove as is to be seen anywhere.- a good breeze, and iron while the celery cut in bits, one-half pound veal, properly cooked. It must not havea
Titusville Star: article is still a trifle damp. one onion. Simmer gently twenty hard brown shell.

The adjustable pillows should be first minutes in a pint ofwater. Add two Potatoes in surprise, is a good wayto
Lake County furnishes an encouraging ironed the side pounds of thinly sliced the
upon wrong to bringout potatoes, use up bits of meat or fish. Mince
examaple of public spirit in the the design, then turned and fin- grated rind of a lemon, one blade of the bits fine and season. Cut a slice

work of education. The present school ished upon the right, not allowing the mace one quart of milk. Simmer from the top of large raw potatoes.

year opened with $8,500 in the school iron to come in contact with the silk two hours, rub through a sieve, return Scoop out a square in the raw potato,
fund before any of the tax of 1896 this side. to the fire add gill of
upon one cream, fill the space with the meat or fish,
had been collected. All of the pub- Spanish moss makes the coolest let it boil up once and serve. put the slice on for a cover and bake.

lic schools will run six months, and stuffing for pillows, and as it is freeas Potato chowder is too heavy to be Any kind of meat may be used.

some of them, the county funds being the air one may have an abundanceof regarded as first course, but it is a good Another potato surprise is made by
supplemented by town funds, will con- them. It is but little work to gather base for a family lunch or even dinner. forming a paste of mashed potatoes,
tinue months. In Lake
eight Countythe and prepare it. ELIZABETH. Three large potatoes, one-half an on- flour and egg with seasoning, using
school board assistance in
gives ion, one pint of milk, one-half table. only enough flour to bind the paste.
building, repairing and furnishing Cooking Jamaica Sorrel. spoonful butter, one inch cube of salt Boil out, cut in squares, place on each
school houses. All school For Our Rural Home.
pork form the ingredients. Cut pork square a spoonful of minced meat or
of those who read
Perhaps some
is borrowedand
paid after at the par, no money of the father's articles about Jamaica sorrel my into bits and fry out. Add onion and fish, fold like a turnover, :and fry in
expenses present like to know how make potato sliced thinly, cover with boil- smoking hot fat. One minute will
shall be may to pies:
paid some $8,000 or
year will remain in the and puddings of it in,case they don'tknow ing water and cook until soft. Add give time enough for them. Use a

$9,000 with which to open the schools treasury next already. Boil the sorrel in milk hot, season with celery, salt and frying basket for this if possible. Thisis .
pepper; thicken with a teaspoonful of very good.
water for a few minutes. It is
year.One tender and cooks quickly. Strain very the' flour rubbed smooth in a little cold "Oak Hill Potatoes" are made thus :'
of the productions of Florida is Serve hot with crack-
water. crisped Put alternate layers of cold boiled
out. be used for
It is the leaf of the pulp may making
quite unique. palm
would make potatoes and hard boiled eggs cut in
pies just as one any.otherfruit ers.Cellerole
used extensively by the Catholic churchas of the of potatoes is a pretty dish slices, in a buttered baking-dish. Sea-
pie, or some juice left in
a decoration for Palm Sunday. In and sweeeened and cooked enough for made by boiling and mashing two son each layer with salt and pepper. .
1877 Dr. R. B. Garnett commenced pounds of While mashingit Pour over'the white
sauce. Set one quart of the juice on potatoes. top a sauce, ,_
shipping palm leaves to the North.His' the stove in a good-sized stewpan, work into it, beating to make very sprinkle with bread crumbs, and bake
first shipment was one barrel, light salt butter cream and until brown. .
sweeten to taste, and when it comes to pepper, "
o. which, so far as he knows, was the the boiling point, stir in enough corn yelk of an egg. Let it stand over the For "potato puffs," beatthree teaspoonfuls -
first ever sent from the State. The starch, mixed smooth in water to makeit fire a few minutes to dry, then work of mashed potatoes with
trade.grew rapidly, each year: his ship- as thick as desired. Then in into a mound with hollow in center. three yelks of eggs previously beaten
ments increased, and, though it has in four well-beaten and one put table Glaze'the sides with egg and fill the light, tEFee tablespoonfuls of softened

the past seemed like a small business, spoonful of butter.eggs When cooked a hollow with mince meat, fish or oystersin butter, one-half cupful of sweet milk,
it has now grown to important dimensions minute in a thick cream. a teaspoonful of sugar and one-half
or two, turn an earthen dishto
and this year the doctor will cool, or put in moulds. This mixture To prepare potatoes in. Italian teaspoonful of salt. Last of all beatin
' ship ninety cases, holding from four to be used for fashion beat them while hot to a foam the stiff whites of the ,eggs. Drop
may as a filling pies,
ten barrels each, and ninety bales as and is almost as good as lemon. with two tablespoonfuls of cream, the from the spoon on a well-buttered th
well. The doctor has a trade th :MARY CARSON. same amount of grated cheese, one and bake in a quick oven. C

becoming valuable, and he distributesno Frost Proof, Fla. large spoonful of melted butter, and beating arid quick bakin
little cash throughout the county to the. beaten yelks 'of two eggs ; then lightness depends. Gary
those who gather the palm leaves. In The vegetable shipping season 'is' b e stiffly beaten! whites of the tuce and sliced eggs.

addition to the shipments of Dr, Gar- opening up on the Ianatee -river. matter, grate cheese ota to buns are a
ne b r Q eral other.large ship The steamer Margaret brought up 500 c

jd no inconsideris crates last night, and within a short
realized from time she will be bringing up two -to

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: currants, and one'gill of warm milk in

which a yeast cake has been dissolved.\ i PainKiller.PERBT SEEDLING PECAN TREES.Ribera .

Stir of milk into .
one gill half a poundof
: ( DAVIS'.
mixed and mix this with the )
I A Bare and Safe
Remedy every
other i ingredients. Beat up an egg witha : and every kind of Bowel Complaint case la = Pecan Grove wand Pecan Nursery,

little salt, and stir into the dough. 1 1 ON BLACKWATEK BAY, SANTA ROSH COUNTY, VLOlllDA.
Cover it with a cloth and leave in a Pain-Killer.

warm place for an hour to rise. Then I 1896--1897. .
This Is a true statement and it can't be \EEDLING PECAN TREES, Two Years Old. from my own Pecans.IS to 24 inches
make into round buns using no more made too strong or too emphatic. 2 high and many even higher,at $to. oo per hundred.with liberal discount in lots of 1,000 and
flour than is- needed to make it possi- II It Is a simple,safe and quick cure for over.receipt.Terms No, Cash responsibility with order.after Shipment shipment.as directed. Transit charges to be paid by purchaseron

ble to handle the dough. Place themon Cramps, Cough, Rheumatism, Box 4,Bagdad Florida. ARTHUR BROWN.

buttered tips and just before taking Colic, Colds, Neuralgia, ,

from the oven glaze with the yelk of Diarrhoea, Croup, Toothache. FOR THE TWENTY-SECOND YEAR >-
: TWO SIZES, 23c.and SOc.
an. egg. W. W. HAWKINS & SONS
No cook
lazy can make potato cake,
I' Aro offering a Choice Lot of the Best Varieties of Orange Trees for the season of 18-1)7.)
which is a German dainty, and dependfor ,. All of our Nursery Stock is six ;years old with one and two year buds. All Budded low
its lightness on much beating. brush. Rinse again, letting the water and from Bearing trees.

Nothing less than one-half hour's beat- through and through to make perfectly * VARIETIES GUARANTEED TRUE TO NAME. # # #

ing will do it German cooks free from the soap. Shake and Early Selections and Early Planting will prove the most successful. Prices Low.
any out the water, but do not wring. Send postal for Descriptive catalogue toW. .
their hearts into the making of .
Pull into and in
out the I
shape hang
Georgetown, Fla
these festival cakes,but there is no rea-
and wind where it will
sun dry quickly. -
cooks in this
son why country may not
You will find that bones
do the same. To make it,beat togetherthe no are Leaf mould is needed for potted
broken and that the corset is in much
yelks of twelve eggs and three- better ,condition .than if it had plants, and a good method for supply- 4411i 4U I
fourths of a pound of sugar. Add the gone ing the earth with it is to save the
grated peel of one lemon and the juiceof into the laundry with a mass of other withered leaves and make use of them. SMOKE YOUR MEAT WITH: '
The Examiner.
two. Mix with this one and a half clothing.-- Whenever a leaf or seed pod is re KMUSERS SEND FOR LIQUID EXTRACTDFSMDKEC

pounds o( finely grated potato cookedthe Hints to Housekeepers quired to be removed from a plant, IRCU LAR.EKRAUSER&BRQNIQO1tPA.

day before. Beat in the stiff whites. instead of throwing it away make it 4J

Bake an hour and a half in a moderateoven. The French have a way of mak- of use. Press these savings well into f

This is a sort of angel cake, ing even an inferior quality of table the soil containing the plant from UP.TDATE''?

with some taste to it. To make a richer linen look well without the aid of which they have been removed. PU

cake add one-fourth of a pound of sweet starch. When the napkins are washed Leaves are nature's fertilizers; they QDBIY S

'almonds and twelve bitter almonds and_ dried and ready to be ironed, absorb the elements from the soil and IIRASS.
they are dipped into boiling water and S17.00 outfit for$6.00. Express
blanched and grated. Unless properly atmosphere which are essential to the 'paid. Will spray 10-acre orchard
made and beaten thoroughly this partially wrung out between cloths. sustenance of their parent's life.- per day. 75,000 in use. Satisfaction guaranteed
then ironed with or money refunded. ill't'd Catalogue and
cake will be flat; but if care is taken, They are rapidly as American Cultivator. Treatise on Spraying free. Ag'ts wanted. Exclusive *
hot a flatiron as possible without burn territory given. Rapid sellers.' Manyof
.and directions followed, it will be as ...t...
our agents from$10 to 815
are making per day.
them. Treated in this
light as sponge and delicious.-Home ing manner, P.C.LEWIS MFU. CO.,Uoxftf: ,CiitaUU,N.Y.
they become beautifully glossy and Fault at Breakfast.
:Monthly. --------
"The hygienic extremist is never
>- H stiff.Few 40 WEST BAY STREET.
Home Economics.In persons are aware that flowers tired of expatiating on the advantagesof

d recent lecture Mrs. Parloa will keep fresh much longer if the fruit as a breakfast dish," said an Dr WI P. BONHflLLY, Dentist,
stems set in dish of sand. Put "and there be
are a old doctor, may per-
made the following suggestion : Buy
the flowers into usual then benefited the of (Graduate Dental Department Universityof
a vase as sons are by use
bunches of wooden skewers to use in Maryland )
cleaning kitchen utensils-these carefully sift into the vase by means fruit early in the day; but I know from Bridging and Crowning a Specially and all other
pene- of a 'funnel sufficient sand to fill it careful observation that it is positively work done under the most modern methods.
trate corners and do not scratch ; to im Residence,304 West Ashley Street.
nearly to the top, shaking it so that injurious to a great number of per
use whiting to clean paint, washing it
the sand will settle down the Robust with
among sons. people, great
off carefully and wiping dry
very add until it d. STEHKIER SEED CO. IWui.
with a clean flannel cloth to use stems. Gradually water vitality and strong digestion, often ,
; stands little above the of in conditionby
a very top find themselves improved '
paraffine oil and turpentine in the pro- MARY T. FROTSCHERi President,
the sand, and replenish the water as the use of fruits of all sorts; but
portions of one-third turpentine to Successors to
two-thirds paraffine, in wiping off often as needed. thin, pale, cold-blooded women and Richard Frotscher's GravierStreet Branch Store,
Vegetables that have been a little men rarely keep their health through Nos.518 and 520 Crawler St., New Orleans La.
doors and surfaces exposed to the:
touched by the frost may frequency! p. long course of fruit eating early in Importers and dealers in I"lower.tield and
weather; to use boiled linseed oil and Garden Seeds. Grasses,clover, bulbs seed potatoes
turpentine (one-third turpentine) in be restored by soaking them for a time the day. and fruit trees in their season Conductedby
in cold relatives of the late Richard Frotscher. Order
,oiling wood floors, this for the occasional water. "Just consider t for a moment the through Richard Frotscher's manual of 1896 or
oiling; for every washing or i To remove a grease spot from absurdity of beginning the day withan send for one free.
woolen silk the
wiping over put one tablespoonful of or thoroughly saturate orange or two, then some cereal
place with turpentine and place a soft with or milk. The acid of the
sweet or paraffine oil to two gallonsof I cream
decided irritant. One
beneath and another many persons a
blotting paper on fruit curdles the milk and often
water keep oiling cloths in some ,
; eat fresh at timeof
of and hard. lady can apples any
top the'spot, press very and the most acute
metal or stone receptacle not use
; with benefit but
The fat is dissolved then absorbed day or night great ,
pain. I believe that fruit and cereals
old cotton and linen cloths for clean-
when made into apple sauce they
the and removed from -
ing-they are not to be recommended paper entirely and milk should never be taken one
indigestion almost as soon
the cloth. cause
after the other. If it is
for such purpose, but are invaluableto agreea- they are eaten. Oranges disagreewith
ble to the to take the fruit omit
the nearest hospital, and should be palate
$100 Reward $100. many, especially they are
the other take the cereal with
religiously saved for that use the best or a
; of before meals and two of V
The readers of this will be partaken ,
paper pleasedto little butter and As there are
cloths made of the sugar.
cheap -
cleaning are
have had such violent
learn that there is at least one dreaded my patients
coarse honeycomb material sold at the disease that science has been able to cure so many people who depend largelyon paroxysms of pain after eating them

shops for a few cents a yard. in all its stages, and that is Catarrh. oatmeal and_other farinaceous food that their use has been abandoned
Hall's'Catarrh Cure is the only positivecure for their morning meal, it would be

How to Wash Corsets. known to the medical fraternity. found an excellent plan to take fruit altogether.

Instead of putting them into the Catarrh being a constitutional disease, much later in the day. Indeed, I very "Rhubard is another article about

it is better requires a constitutional treatment. of taking fruit be- which there are opinions. It is
laundry or general wash to Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken interaliy, decidedly approve many
make special opportunity of cleansing acting directly upsn the blood and mu- tween meals when one is the most almost like a poison to certain temper-

m. Take out the lacings which if cus surfaces of the system, thereby des- likely to crave it. I knowthat manyof aments, and seems to agree with others.

ay be washed, then lay the troying the foundation of the disease, my patients have declared that. I have often remarked, however, that

oard or table, and with a and giving the patient strength by building they ate fruit at breakfast simply be- dishes of which peple are very fond

Blather_it with good soap. tu@up in doing tha constitution its work. and The assisting proprietorshave na- cause they had gotten into the habit are likely to be the last things that

water to which a few so much faith in its en of it, and because everybody said it they will admit as disagreeing with

UTjonfa h ve. that they offer.. 0 e was the proper thing to do. I have them. It is always something else or

----- r been obliged to forbid fruits of many they are bilious, or -haxetaken cold, 1

sorts to scores of my patients. Fresh or they invent s

apples are almost always allowable, excuse for theh. _

but when they are cooked they are to York Ledger.



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To his enemies he was the "old man amount of tax annually levied and collected cultivation in Florida, and while I

Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower. terrible,"but to his friends he was ever for the public school system la agree with you to some extent in your

true warmhearted and impulsive.The this equable to the citizen as affording strictures the
him upon Japan persimmon,
at i6-Main the means to make profitable the
A Weekly Newspaper published
Street Jacksonville. Fla. orange growers of Florida owe educational measures provided? Yet with nevertheless, I do believe that it wouldbe

him an inextinguishable debt of gratitude this meagre appropriation is heard a com- greatly to the advantage of your

for the splendid courage with plaint from some persons, who do not people to increase the variety of fruits
TERMS OF! 8UBSC1CIPTIOJTFor take the trouble themselves
which he faced the disaster that to which admirable climate
_One :year.................................12.00 nearly that the State is indulging in a luxury grown
For 8iz Month....................... ..... i.oo swept the orange indnstry out o1 ex which it cannot well afford, by continu- would enable you so easily to do.
istence. Before the leaves were iug the State Board of Health. As if "Respectfully yours,
In Foreign! Countries ....................... 300jySubscriptions sap- I nurturing "
the health of the fondling "WM. H. S. 'V
less on his trees he rode to the station people was OOD.

in all cases cash in and telegraphed to California for bud- a luxury. To be well, and keep well, -
advance. No discount allowed on one's wood with which to rebuild the is generally considered by intelligent Northern and Southern Corn.
in club) but to groves, persons to be the Eureka of hap-
subscription(except a The Ralston health club of Washington -
that old he could
all agents a liberal cash commission will as an man, hardly piness and prosperity. If Florida'seducational
be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby hope ever to see in full fruitage again. system: does not teach this, recently published some comparative -
them. Write for terms. Yet in the short space of two years he and the people have not in the many past analyses of Northern and

To every new subscriber we will send, reared up trees-really trees and not years learned therefrom, then the sys- Southern corn, which are rather sur

postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Garden- bushes-from the level of the ground, tem observes sadly with needs remodeling. The Notes prising. In yellow corn grown in the
ing in Florida." For two new sub- deep regret the circulationof North the carbonaceous nutrientswere
of which ,
were thickly sprinkledwith
many misleading statements in regard to the
scribers, at $2.00 each, we will send,
of Moore's fruit; and before he ,went hencehe amount sxpended the State Board of nearly double those in white corn
postpaid Culture.", a copy "Orange could say that his groves, in whichhe Health since its organization in 1889!), and grown in the South, while the nitro-

took so much pride, were far alongon by a long array of figureswhich makesit genous nutrients of the Southern white
.. Rates of advertising on application. the road to restoration. appear that the money expended by corn were nearly three times those of
Remittances should be made by check, the board, in the cause of public health,
postal note money order or registered I Year after year, through the whole has been a total waste of two hundred the; Northern yellow, and the phosphorus -
letter to order of course of its existence, he was elected and fifteen thousand dollars-the cost in the white was four times as

FARMER AND JfRUIT GROWER. President of the State Horticultural during eight years-without returns or much as that of the yellow corn. As
and benefit. If the motive was pure in try- the nitrogenous elements have a much
Society nearly always by a vote
Jacksonville Fla. ,
ing to furnish evidence against the
value than the carbonaceous
Cha .W.DaCosta,iuiuc.-s M uiager.M which was practically unanimous. board as a spendthrift, it would certainly higher ,
be honest, to at least give the this places the white corn of the South

Florida's Health Interests. information, that of that two hun- high above the yellow corn of the
CONTENTS. dred and fifteen thousand dollars, quiteone North in nutrient value. Many analyses -
There is a modest publication issued
hundred thousand
has expendedin made at the Mississippi experiment -
The Transportation Pro1.l1enjWhat the
Traffic will Bear............ ,.......,....114 monthly by the State Board of Health, erecting and equipping the several station a few years ago showed '
called Florida Health Notes, which is steam disinfecting stations located on the
GROVE AND ORCHARD Florida Nursery; A coast the purchase of the the same superiority of white corn
not known and appreciated as it de quarantine
Bold Bidder for Business From Texas to steamer Germ (which has each and over yellow, and of Southern corn
New Jersey. (Illustrated.)...........'....115 serves. It is edited by Dr. JosephY. ill this year for difference
past year particularly, paid over Northern, but the was
IetterProm Jamaica;Jamaica Sorrel again; Porter, State health officer, assistedby herself in service done in the health in-
Why California wants t Protection.....,,,116 his chief clerk, Mr. F. B. Matthews terest) and in other similar outlays,which not so great as that.given.. above.
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Actual Profits from the Pecan; The Guava; in the nature of investments from
of discretion whois are
Market for Guava Jelly............ ......117 a young man which the State derives both Vanilla culture is attracting marked
much trusted his chief in his a revenue,
FARMER AND TRUCKER Permanent Pasture by financial and otherwise. attention of people in some sections of

Grasses........ '......... .................117 necessarily prolonged absences. It is "The.beneficial result of sanitation and the State. It thrives well in this cli-
Strawberry Rust;Chufas;Protection of Long devoted to the dissemination of cor- health education cannot, unfortunately, mate and the plant bears in three
Staple Cotton; The Casabauana..... ...118 information
rect on matters of sanita- be demonstrated by arithmetical compu- years. Vanilla pods are worth $12
POULTRY-Money in Poultry; Dogs and tion and public hygiene, and a promi-- tation in dollars and cents, and must, per pound. The Citizen states that a
Poultry; Blood Meal for Irens.9 therefore be the of minds
State News........................... ........120 nent feature is the monthly reports on who delight, always to find fault with prey and to crit- large acreage to plants are being set'outat
OUR RURAL HOME-A Florida Pillow; CookIng the health of the counties by the icise that in which they are too indifferent Biscayne Bay; and are growing nice-

Jamaica Sorrel; Ways of Preparing officers of the same. The January to be instructed, and value nothing ly. Florida may soon become a for-
Potatoes'.............................,..' 120 number valuable in this that which has -
was especially except: an eagle stamped midable rival of Mexico and South
Home Economics How to Wash Corsets "
# Hints to Housekeepers; ; Fruit at Breakfast -; respect, as the reports covered nearly upon it. America in its vanilla product.Orlando -

................ ................ ....... .Izr half the counties of the State, and en- More Diversity in Fruit Culture. Reporter. '"
EDITORIAL-Death of Dudley W. Adams; tered into details as to climatic influ- In our paper of February C we made Several Chicago parties will put in

Florida's Health Interest; More Diversityin ences and local outcroppings of dis some remarks on The American Fruit extensive pineapple fields the coming
Fruit"Culturej i Northern and Southern ease. We find that honest physiciansdo season.Y.e have excellent land
Corn......... ..I..1.. ..... ,. ..I2tMarkers Culturist, by John J. Thomas, of which as
; Our St. Louis Letter.............123 not deny that an occasional spor- the twentieth edition has just been issued is evidenced by the growth of the new
LIVE STocK-The Land of lola; Got His adic case of diphtheria and perhapsalso revised and.enlarged by W. H. fields of the Boston company and A.

Back up; Clover and Cow Peas; Why Fer- of scarlet fever, (though there is S. Wood. :Mr. Wood writes W. Robert's plantations.-Boynton

tilizers Nail................ .... .........".. 124 I some dispute about the latter, the diagnosis us a per item in Tropical Sun.
.Items.............. ....... ....,.. .... ... ..126 I still sonaf letter of some length in whichhe
Muck-Its Value; Natural Plant Food..123 being unsettled), may occur takes exceptions to our gradationof The truck growers of the Manatee
in Florida but the
few that have
.6 ; very : the book as being next in value to River section enjoy a new advantage,
Death of Dudley W. Adams. arisen were of so mild a type as to fall
the works of and He of
Downing Barry. at some expense; course, but it is
The announcement of the death of hardly within the lines of those ail-
thinks that for practical use as well as an expense which pays good dividends.
:Mr. Dudley W. Adams will ments, which are so severe in more
come to for the completeness of its lists and Hereafter a daily refrigerater car service -

his many friends as a painful surprise, austere climates. We advise our descriptions of fruits, Thomas' book will be run out from Tampa over

for, though he had crossed over the readers to send and procure a copy of has never been equaled by any. He the F. C. & P. R. R. Each day,
border line of old he this January number, if, indeed, they
age, was regardedas then adds: eight hours before the steamer arrivesin
a man of exceptional vigor, his frame do not find it worth while to subscribefor I must take issue with you on your Tampa, the ice boxes in these cars

had been well-knitted and toughenedby the periodical (fifty cents a year, to criticism that Mr. Hart's contributiondoes will be filled with ice, and the interiorof

the struggles of his early life in the cover the expenses of publication). not devote more space to citrus the car cooled down to 55 degrees.On .

rigorous climate of New England.The This little paper is doing excellent fruits. I am well acquainted with the route, at Waldo, Fla., Columbia -

immediate cause of his death was missionary work for the State. Some Florida, having been through it north, S. C., and AlexandriaVa., the ice
if Florida is the healthiest
heart failure. may argue, south, east and west a number of times, boxes will be refilled by agents of the

Mr. Adams was a man of sterling State in the Union, why spend so much having, in fact, just returned from company, and the temperature kept

F honesty of character; original,' and money to protect that which seems to there about a month ago; and I can down to 55 degrees from Tampa to
take of itself? But the
sometimes eccentric in his methods care dangeris
; not help feeling that Floridians makea the market. Each car, requires 15,000
always ready to defend his theory and not so much inside of Florida as it is mistake in pinning practically all to 18,000 pounds of ice on the route.

practice with strong arguments,and a outside, though there are thousands in their hopes upon their orange groves. The cars are loaded at Tampa by an
the State who show lamentable
trenchant pen, for he sought the inner- a ignorance The disastrous frost of three years ago expert. For this service the shipper
of the laws of life and much
kernel of fact in cause
every case, strippingoff most conclusively showed the dangerof i pays 20 cents a crate additional to t'

the husks of conventionality and unnecessary suffering to themselvesand having all one's eggs in one basket.It freight, ,regardless of the nunjj
their children this
illusion. His reasonings were notalways through ignor- was pitiful to me, as I went about, crates. This service is super'express

correct nor his conclusions sound, ance. We quote from an article the,/ taseeumb.er"of. small, deserted or* service, because f

and his caustic repartee sometimes February-number the following : ang "'1tterf4 over the northern kept in good condition_ :rRf
deeply wounded his antagonists, but '*Thirty thousand dollars is the ,maximum m mm. : '

e the incorrupti amount ever expended bv the State tion
through the State Board of Health for the
id his
earnest public health protection of her citizens on
id the weak. in anyone year, one-twentieth of the i wh

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:flarkets. occasional lots of superlative quality have TUB .
exceeded $2.00 slightly, but as a
rule that price has been top with
under grades dragging at all prices downto FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

$1.00 ; some'of the Key West lots go ,
JACKSONVILLE, FLA., February 19. lower. Rather more bunch beets arriv- .

4" FRUITS AND-PKODUCE. ing and most of them show some defects; J"ACI:SONV"ILLE.The .

Corrected by Marx Bros. e prices lower. Eggplants were weaker on Oldest National Bank in the State.
:Monday and are still lower at the close
These are average quotation Extra choice with limited demand. Cauliflowershave
lots fetch prices above top quotation,while poorotueUlower. been plenty including a consider- EXTENDED, 194.By .

able quantity turned this way from conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved. the highest reputation for solidity,
strength and ability to meet all demands.
.... ....... legitimate
Florida Oranges .wanted. 3.00 to 3.50 of which of in-
Apples, ....:.....................bbl 2.00 to 2.50 Philadelphia, some was drafts We buy all and sell of foreign the world.and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own
Pines (wanted)................. crate 4.00 ferior quality ; prices have weakened and We on invite parts visit
Lemons Messina............... box '3.25 there is an over supply of all grades ex- favors shall at a aU times or correspondence receive intelligent, looking and careful toward attention business relations, assuring you that. youi-
English Peas, dried,.............bu 1.50 the finest possibly an extra
Peanuts best brand..... ........ 04 to. .05? cept very ; JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY "
Cabbage. Florida........each .07}$ fancy lot might exceed .quotation. Let-
Potatoes,Burbank....... .......bbl I.7SII tuce has sold at very irregular prices ; President. Cashier.
.............5 barrel lots 1.65 of the receipts have been com- Safe
..................,. sack 1.40 some very Deposit Boxes For Rent.
4-. ...............5 sack lots. 1.35 mon and unsalable except at very low
II N.Y. Early Rose, seed.. 1.85 figures-$1.00 and less; much of the sup-
II Maine early rose .. 2.00 ply has l been quiet at $1.25 to $1.75,prime
Maine Maine peerless hebron .. 2.25 2.00 lots have held at$2.00 to $2.50 and really GARDEN & FIELD SEEDSAt

I II Dakota reds "' .. 2.00 fancy still reach $3.00 or in some cases,
Onions N.Y............... .......bbl 3.50 $3.50. Bermuda onions steady. Havana
Peas, black eye ..............bushel 1.50 Prices to Suit the Times.;
brown-eye,.................bu 1.25 lots rarely exceed $1.50Philadelphia
...... .. ......bu .
clay........ I I 1.25
whippoorwill...............bn 1.50 Tomato, all.varieties . per lb. 1.50 I Peas, early varieties per bu. $3.00
I Turnips,N.Y....................bbl 1-5 Market. Dwarf Champion per lb. 1.75 "Ame1'il'anVonder. per 1m. 4.00
Beets.............................bbl 2.00 Squash lb. 40
.. ...... PHILADELPHIA February 11.-Note per Turnip per Ib. 30
Parsnips............ . .bbl 2.50 ;
Carrots, .......................... bbl 2.50 carefully changes in this issue of our Cucumber . . per lb. 40 Corn, field varieties per bu. 1.60
Eggs.......-- .............-.doz .13 colored card quotations. Weather clear Beans,Valentine & Refugee per bu. 2.90) Sugar, varieties per bu. 2.25

and cold. Strawberries in light receipt Wax . per bu. 3.25:> 2T Send for pricelist.All .

VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. and good demand, selling to-day from 50 Seeds from best growers in United States and Europe.L. .

to 1. XJc per quart; Cauliflower, per box,
Corrected by Davis & Robinson. CAMERON, SEEDSMAN Jacksonville Fla.
1.50 to 1.75; green peas, per crate or ,
Yellow Yams, .,..........__....bush .3010 .35 bas 2.50 to 3.50 string beans
t ; green, --- --
Sweet Potatoes .......... ... ..... .25to3"
Hubbard squash, ......i.........bbl: 1.50 pel crate or bas 2.50 to 3.50; cucumbers, bright future-in the belief that the : Uradley lledjuld. Eugene B. Reiljldd.
Lettuce ...................doz demand. per crate or bas, 5.00 to 8.00; tomatoes, Florida trees have been .
Celery. Flrida ......... ......-.... .15 to .35 choice to fancy ripe carrier 2.00 to orange again ESTABLISHED 1871.
Egg Plants......................bbl 1.50102.00 per seriously damaged, should go slow+ All
i Tomatoes, ....................crates 1.5010 2.00 2.50; green, 1.00 to 1.25; squash, per the reports so far published by the trade REDFIELD & SON,
Sweet Pepper,.. .......;...... ...bu 1.50 orange box, 2.00 to 2.50; egg plants, 3.00 journals of the Golden State mislead-
' Beans ...:.............. crate 2.00 are
Green to 4.00 bbl. 5.00 to 8.50 cabbage Commission
Pumpkins, '....................each .05 to .10 ; per ; ing, because not in possession of the factsas MerchantsAND
Kershaws, .... ..... ........:;.each .03 to .10 1.50. to 1.75; peppers, carrier or box, they exist. The big freeze South a .
} Parsley, ......._..per.doz.bunches .20 2.00 to 2.50; lettuce, per bas., 1.00 to 2.00; month ago gave a new !hope to the Cali- -
Green onions,.....per doz. bunches .15 celery, bunch, 50 to 65c new potatoes -
Pepper,hot.................bushel .75 per ; fornia cultivators and an impetus to Fruit Auctioneers
Sage well cured........_.......-..lb .25 4.00 to 5.00. orange growing. It would be safe to
Hens........_.............--.... .30 REDFIED & Sox. that the State has already all the 141 Dock Street, l'hiladeli, Pa.
Roosters...-.--........-.....-.*. .25 say
IIalC.growu.---.... ..- ....... .20 to .25 orange groves needed, or as many as will We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
Turkeys, ....... ,per pound,gross' .10 Buffalo Market. prove remunerative later on.. It may be either at private sale (which has heretofore been
Ducks._.... ._ .........--....... .25 to .30 Buffalo February 12.-Tomatoes: Re- set down certain that Florida will have
. Geese. ......_a..................... .35 to .40 our custom) or by the auction system (recently
Leeks...........per doz bunches. i .25 ceipts have'somewhat increased by re- this year at least double last year's or- I added to bur business)as you may desire.
f Radishes .....'.............per doz no demand. shipments from other markets, and some- ange yield, or over 1,500 cars, and the
Cucumbers,....................crate 2.00 to 3.00 what weakeniag values here. A very following considerably over 2,000
Spinach .................per bushel .75 year
Cabbage. Florida........ .02 to .04 good demand for strictly fancy, well- cars. The most reliable and conservative -
Salsify .........perdozen bunches none. ripened tomatoes at 2.50 to 2.75; fair to men in the State make this prediction -
i Cauliflower ......._._-.......per bbl 3 oo good, 1.50 to 2.00. Fancy round string and the Calfornians should paste it
..... ...........
Green peas crate 2.00 Fan- QUICK WORK
, Turnips...... ...............bunch no demand beads, 2.50 to 3.00; .1latJ 1.50. to 2.00. in their hats for future reference. ,
Florida Honey,.... ...pound section .10 cy cukes, 75c to 1.00per. dozen; poor, The cabbage market is going againstthe In selling and for Fruits and
..'...... ...... .08 to paying Vegetables -
Florida. Strawberries No
Pecans .pound .09 short 70c dozen. :
per been hard to is
It has shipped us our motto. WK
New Potatoes.................barrel 3.00 to 3 50 would boys right along. GIVE GOODS SENT
mention US BY
arrivals to fancy proba- GROWERS
Water-Cress.... ......doz bunches .:5 ; on investors of late. Several cars came FIRST!! PLACK BECAUSE
bly bring 65 to 75c per quart if well- from California during the past week, BUY OURSUI/VKS. They are WU protectedby NEVER

ripened; poor, proportionately lower. disclosing losses to the receivers of $50 our 40 years experience without default.
GAME : Lettuce, fancy, in hampers, 2.25 to 2.75. to $75 So abundant are the offer- ing dollar. Enquire to our standing .
'Quail...... ..............-....... each .10 extras, 3.00; fair to good, 1.50 to 2.25; a the decline. and financial stability which any bank or
Doves ......_.........5.,..S .... <*ch .05 do not at ings that it's moving slow at merchants having mercantile reports can
Squirrels............... ....u..each .06 to .08 Radishes, beets, turnips, ship The market has been declining instead of verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE? OUR
Wild Ducks,.................... each .15 to .25 all. Peas, green, 2.50 to 3.00 per bushel; advancing. The situation is discouraging METHOD WII.L SATISFY YOU. Send
Wild Turkeys....;............. each .75 to 1.00 1.00 to 2.00 per bushel. It is not Florida your name for our quotations. Stencil and
Rabbits........,.. .............,each .10 poor, here but strictly just now for the shippers. card free. Letters piomptly answered.
policy to ship.anything However, the situation may be reversed
.... merchantable stuff.. Ship via steamer -
fancy within a week, although little relief. can FRENCH & CO.,
1 New York Market. to'New York, thence fast freight. be expected so soon.
\ BATTERSON & Co. 116 Warren St. New York.
Oranges-Light arrivals of Florida There is an abundance of dilapidated >
have sold readily when of good quality; s4 cauliflower scattered along the street y ESTABLISHED 1855.

slight occasional premium lots in of a extra small way.fancy Tangerines bring a. Oranges St.-Mexican Louis ,Market.2.50 to 3.00; California looks crated good California enough stock-which for freight; charges.It hardly. ... ..............v............ ...................................................................... .

and mandarins quiet. Grape fruit. ":"'navels, 3.00 to 3.75; seedlings, is a rather delicate article and can't
j scarce and wanted. 2.00 to 2.50. Cabbage-New Californiain endure much delay or other mishaps in

r Strawberries-Sc\'eraI" have arrived fair supply.and easy, at 1.25 per 100 transit. The Rawls-Williams Company,
from Florida the week Uw._ in Crates. New Florida dull at 1.75 P. M.\ KIELY.
during --
; .
crate.: Celery-Florida, 65c to 75c
they have been of very irregular quality; per
who has been
A Mr. Smyth engagedin
i a few fancy large and finely colored have per dozen for fancy; California, 30c per
bunch for small to 50c for medium and shipping Mexican oranges to the Produce and Commission.
sold from roc to 75c per qt. but we hear Cauliflower-California United States, states that there is positively e
70c for large.
of no late sales above 65c. Many of them
to be made as the
1 selling quietly at 1.50 2.25 per crate; no comparison ,
have been dull colored and defective and : in this
Florida fruit is so superior
Florida 1.25 to 2.00 crate (contain-
such are neglected at comparatively per of ritOUUCK AND POULTRY
to the possibility
respect as preclude COUNTRY
j prices. doz.) String Beans-Scarce, a Specialty. .
infdemand and firm, with light sales; anyone choosing a Mexican orange in .cJr Domestic and Foreign Fruits in season. '"iia

Vegetables had two Savannah choice Florida round green, 3,75 per bu. preference to the Florida. Hajj Grain, Flourand Canned Goods.
steamers Monday with 1,578 pkga. Flor- box. Green Peas-Light sales choice :Mr. Smyth also stated that in one point STATE AGENT EXCELSIOR MALT.

ida vegetables and none other until Friday California, 1.00 to 155 per 20 pound box. in Mexico, and only one point: the fruit Honest Returns Guaranteed same day of sale.

when 1,334 pkga. came in. Scatter- No Florida offering-quotable at 2.50 per' is affected by worms, and some of this Consignments solicited. Give us a trial

'- small lots have arrived by rail and we bu. Lettuce-In good demand and inad- fruit_has been shipped and sold as Flori- We will be pleased to send you our Quotation'son

aaa" fair supply of lettuce, beans equate offering. Sales of .choice Floridaat da fruit. This, he said, could only affect application.

veers by express All kinds 1.50 to 1.75 per half bbl. hamper (but !the Florida product temporarily, how* Offices and. Salesroom, 500 and 502 West Bay St.

cry Irregular quality and some damaged refused for the express ever, as it is not likely that any more oitte Warehouses, F:C.& P.Yards,Jacksonville Fla.

ancy beans brought $4.00 charges); choice Louisiana brought fruit from this point will be shippedat .-
k.. but the market hast -1 least to the States.
the close sales e per. bbl. Tomatoes s ji--__Movin_ji: For fattening hogs, cattle or chickens,
sl I There is nitrogen in snow, but 'as the the sweet potato is worth about one- F

SouthemYarmer gets: little snow, he will fourth more than the. I ". t or

I depend for that fertilizer largely upon muscle making it

I leguminous crops. sixth less..


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"The Land of lola. '_ Got His Back Up.
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: Major Campbell occasionally gets his

In "the land of Iola,"' did the dog I back up at somebody's foolishness and .
"speaks right out in meetin' or rather .
bite the hog, or did the hog bite the in the Farmer and Fruit Grower. Hear .

dog? Here, the same dog that makes him: I want to note a statement in one

the air loud with his protestations of the United States bulletins which was Pineapple
against the threatened visitation of that whilst certain feeds would increasethe
will skulk flow of milk there was none that I LTN 1 P
Mr. Deadlybore and family
would increase the richness.I .
away and hide when shown a razor- just want to say here that the official Plants _.. ;

back in the cabbage patch, and told to who wrote that bulletin never had the .
"sick 'em!" He remembers too well experience of feeding sweet potatoes, -<3> FOR lALL.OSmooth -

that gash across his throat adminis- iiulars and pea vines. Neither my .

tered by Mr. Goldenrule's male, whenwe sight nor my taste deceive me in this, Cayenne!! Home Grown !II! Shortest, Quickest, Most Attractive
and barley which makes fine winter pas-
tried to force him from-the melon ure in Florida will do this same. .
---- -- :R O U O> E>
field. Neither has he how
forgotten Land don't wear out by cropping anymore

his mashed head hurt when we objected than a note wears out by the inter- ABBAKA PLANTS A; SPECIALTY. FLORIDA POINTS BETWEEN AND THE NORTHTHE
to another hog's dinner of est being paid on it every sixty days, or +

spring chicken, and her owner came the banker becomes poor by collecting F. N. PRICE, Florida Central and PeninsularNEW

along and caught us trying to curtail it.It is the manner of cropping that wears P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO FLA.
the privileges of his hog. out land. It may be worked and not THROUGH ROUTES.

Again, in the land of lola, did the cropped all and be made poor. One New York to Jacksonville
cottagers eat the stock owners' hogs, man by his manipulation and continuous HOME GROWN New Florida Pennsylvania K. It. to Washington by-
cropping, will improve his land and Southern Railway to
as:a refuge against starvation, or did --- NorthernAir 1
whilst another will, with half the cropping Columbia, Florida Central &
thC stock owners eat the cottagers' Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all principal
; make it unyielding.Land points in Florida.Cincinnati '
hogs We tried the plan of a writerin don't wear out. There is plant Pineapple Slips 1 to Haniman Junction -

THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, food both below and above and it re- by Queen & Crescent,
ceives as much from one source as the liurrimauJunction to Ashe-
who stated that he had beaten his and SuckersOf
other. Abbeville & I"i11e and Columbia by Southern -
neighbors in their own by turn- Hallway, and Florida
game The Major thus graphically describesthe the Following Varieties. Jacksonville Central l't.'usnsular-Colum-
ing loose so many hogs upon them trucker's dream: "He goos to bed, J bia to Jacksonville.
that they were compelled to move out and after turning over in his mind what Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
FOR SALE Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga -
of the neighborhood. We turned out kind of commercial fertilizer he had bet- : and Southern K'y to Ever-
ter buy, he goes to sleep. Florida}ctto, Florida Central & Peninsular -
about Was it ? No
forty. a success
Alter iv; while a nightmare gets hold of ABBAKA, POIITO Rico, EGYPTIAN Limited. to all important Florida
indeed! They simply stole everyone him an" ho all the points. *
sees long-horned, QUEEN: GOLDEN QUEEN RIPLEY
Kansas ,
of them. A crippled old wom- Kaunas City Fort Scott &
cat-hammed slab-sided
wire-wrass City
poor, Memphis U.K.to Kansas ,
an,who,works almost day and nightto of the neighborhood breaking through QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE,.PEH- andJacksonville 1 to Birmingham, Southern It'y

keep soul 'and body from parting, his brush fence and destroying his vege- NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH. 'I,hro' Line to Peninsular Everette to, Fla.all Fla.Central points.St. &.
tables and trees, and an old razor-back ,
had a fat hog in a pen. While she Apply to Louis to Jacksonville by
with bristles six inches and
sow, long a
Cairo Short Line to Du Quoin,
was called from home to the bedsideof snout like an alligator, rooting a hole in G. C. MATTHAMS, Holly Sp'gg}J Ilinois Central to Holly Sp'gs,
a sick daughter, this hog was stolen the side of his prize pumpkin, crawling Koute.llolly Kansas City, Memphis & Birmingham -

from the pen. About the only way I in and delivering herself of. a litter of Florida Pineapple Company, J ll'y to Uveretto to Birmingham and F.! C.,Sou.& }'.

can imagine that, people might gain pigs'-Soutbern Iluralist. Or to .- .. Sioux City & Chicago to Jack-

anything from hogs running at large Clover and 4.t.Cow-Peas.. :MADDOCK & MATTHAMS, Koute.New Sp'gs. }sonville.Sp'gs, K.,111.C. }Cent.I. & B.to to Holly Birmingham -

would be to appropriate,,every hog Sou. K'y to Ever-
"Clover and benefit the soil West Palm Beach, Fla etto and the F. C. & P.Louis'ille .
find back of the cow-peas
they so as to
get part
& Nash'ille to Kivo
by shading it, thus preventing the
nitrogen by evaporation; they reach ance to the growth of the roots and they To }route with through sleepersJackso'vllle
the fact that keep down into the and :
many persons deep ground bring up can neither absorb nor retain moisture between NeW' Orleans and
hogs as a cloak under which to make useful elements which have been washed to Jacksonville.The .
from near the surface too deep down for necessary plant growth and quite naf.urally F. C. .& P. has 700 miles of track In
with other that I
people's hogs
way cannot show their desired Florida running through the.
never see a fellow rampant in the jour- most crops to reach them; they furnish effect. Tobacco Ittffions, .
humus: they help the mechanical condi- Stock Funning and Dairy Section,
nal about his legal l right to the State of tion of the soil, and last, but perhaps Pr bably more failures occur through Peach and Strawberry Lands,

Florida for a hog ranch, without wondering most important of all, they catch nitrogen late other application cause. If fertilizers of fertilizers are applied than any at Orange Phosphate, Banana Kelt.and Plneajtitle Country,

whether he follows hog steal. from the atmosphere and charge the planting time and a dry season follows Hall the Silver Spring and.

ing. How many murders are commit- soil therewith. Let us, then, give the the chances are 16 to 1 that a failure will The Great IltmtfnCountry.Other Fine Scenery.. '
ted on account of the free range of legumes more attention. If the soil is result. A plant needs a good start and XotedfitMng Ground
too thin to grow clover at the start, begin Has the best lands for.tillage, greatest variety
order this
in to the fertilizer to be
hogs? I recall two in one county with. ought
tho ,
the work with cow-peas, seeding heavy, of soils m State and above all
well disseminated throughout tho soil
in.a short time. If the Florida law from bushel the Central
say a to a bushel and a halfan Runs over RIdgeland
makers had passed the hog laws for acre; either let them mature and de- and available in such to a the condition as to be Numerous readily I Where It Is High and Healthy.
young crop. Prosperous towns till its route and it offers
the surface else turn
the purpose of demoralizing the people cay on or them instances occur where fertilizers were : the best freight facilities for any produce to
*, they could not have been more under when pretty well advanced in drilled in at planting time and at tho the Northern markets.
growth. Follow this up two or three Send also for tho best map of Florida (sent
successful.. years, and undoubtedly the ground will harvest condition.A they remained in the soil in a free) and note the towns on its route.A.O.MACDONELLQ.P.A.
dry ,
We have planted no crop, except a have so improved as to make clo'er"bounce" ,good plan is to broadcast the phosphoric Jacksonville,Fla.
garden, for two or three years, simply when sown. Feed the soil, acid and potash some weeks be- -

because it costs so much to fence and should it mako will feed it a the study owner.how this Each one fore planting and work them into the The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R.

against hogs, and then plant crops to best and most handily be done. No may one soil, then the nitrogen can be put on as
be destroyed by them, that it leaves need ever fear overdoing this. Insteadof top dressing later on. There is no danger Offers to Shippers
of injury to tho seed by this plan and Shortest and Quickest Route
nothing with which to pay damagesfor getting too muchplantfood into the at the same time the fertilizers have a The
attempting to drive them out. soil-or even enough where nature has chance to pass into that liquid state whichis BETWEEN

In other States if a man turned out not been bountiful-not enough will necessary before they can be absorbedby FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
be the
such a hideous caricature of famine to always Fireside. difficulty.-Farm and the growing\ crop..-. So. Ruralist. THE EAST AND WEST. 0

live by stealing and starving, he .- With Improved Ventilated Cars,this com-
la better equipped than
ever to
woujd be arrested for cruelty to ani- Why Fertilizers Fail. Land deeply plowed and subsoiled is pany handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops ever and
mals: Miss B. in good condition to withstand summer insure close connections and prompt despatchto
J. M. Field, in Farm, Field and Fireside drouth or excessive rains. all Eastern and Western Markets.
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says common are: First -
o ,Mr. Flagler has moved the point of A poor.physical condition of the soil. Mr. Nesbitt says that if cotton is allowed change or delay.
departure of his Nassau Steamship Second. Applying fertilizers which to encroach upon other crops it Perishable freight followed by wire and

line from Palm Beach to :Miami.\ Af- not properly balanced in plant food are in- will bring the fanner to grief. Again he tion shippers points advised and arrival time at passing destination.various Junc-

' ter going to great expense building an gredients. Third. Applying fertilizerstoo says the argument that if cotton brings a All claims for overcharges and loss pi(
late. good price the, farmer can better afford to ly adjusted.
ocean pier at PalmHeach, it was found purchase than grow his food supplies
Every farmer ought to know that a See that your goods ar'
the steamer had great ,difficulty in crop will only do its best when the plan! has .brought many a farmer to despair via F. C. & P. R. R.
landing there. Miami is bound to be food'ingredientsare presented to it un er Cltlvency. For information call on or/

the"chief.'town of Southeast Florida,, the most favorable circumstances. Fertilizers -, .. p n hA crown. in all 1 dereigned c. R. TAYLOR: ,Trav.A'g ;
and has the.most. tropical climate of put into the soil must pasS into a pa. .,_.eP fc f9
mainland of thea liquid condition before they cari be ab-- e
Times-Her- sorded by the plants; if however by neglect f
[ of cultivation the soil is in poor con-
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F FOR SALE Two Leon county farms 480 acres "OOWKER'S ANIMAL MEAL. To wake hens
WINTER .HAVEN NURSERIES 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and _L) lay and chicks grow. Our little book the
tobacco growing. W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville Egg tells all about It. E. W. AMSDEN,
Fla. 8-u-tf 9-i9-tf Ormond, Fla.
Offer their Fine Stock of CITRUS TREES at Reduced Prices.

N IIRSERY TREES-I WILL HAVE 20,000 '1XTIRn NETTING, best goods for the least
budded trees of the most popular varieties f f money. Write for latest price list.E. W.
Parson for delivery this fall and winter. Send in your AMSDEN, Ormond, Fla. 9-io-tf
Brown> Ruby, Amory, Jaffa Bloods, St. Michael, Jaffa, Wash Navels, orders now,and be sure to get what you want.
Tardtff, Dancy, king Tangerines, Villa Franca Lemons. Pricts and particulars application. W. K.
Trimble, Braidentown, Manatee County, Fla GRASS (PASPALUM PLA-
Triumph, Marsh Seedless, Thornless Silver Cluster Pomelos. i2-2tf-tf LOUISIANA) grass for lawns and permanent

pastures. Sets, $1.50 per 1,000, by express; 35
At $25 per 100, f. o. b. ; 10 per cent..off on 500 lots. NO EQUALS IN THE STATE. SATSUMAtrees cents per hundred,postage paid. AI.F. POWERS,
on sweet stock, Hart's Late. Dancy Lawtey Fla.WANTED.
All trees are budded( low on rough lemon stocks about U inch diameter. Buds Tangerines and Parson Brown budded low, .

4} to 6 feet high. first class in every respect and guaranteed true'to name. stock.trained to Write sticks.now.Buds H.4 to FRIEDLANDER 7 feet high. Limited In- A LARGE QUANTITY OF CHI-
trees on sour stock, 3 or 4
Address, RICHARD KLEMM, Winter Haven, Fla. terlachen, Fla. 10-10-15 years old. Alsot some Lemon trees on trifoliata .1
stock. State price and particulars.
NURSERY TREES.-CARNEY. PARSON 12-5.8 Box 1294, New Orleans, La.PHOENIX ;
Captain J. R. Wills and Mr. J. H. "CENT-A-TTORD" COLUMN. Grape Fruit budded low on .
sour stock,at very reasonable prices. NURSERIES.-A CHOICE SElection -
Randolph planted five or more acres; 6 mos C. GOMPERTS, Lady Lake,Ela. _L of Citrus Trees at bottom prices, No
of tobacco at Hill last RATES.-Twenty words, name and address business
Bay year, and back numbers. Fourteen years in the
one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents. Nothing FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE.-A Fine Bear Send for price list before buying.
have just sold the crop twenty-five taken for less than 25 cents. Orange Grove A south side lake fronta PHCENIX NURSERIES, 5.-
railroad front, aud one mile from town. Also
12-26-12 Braidentown Fla.
cents which ,
per pound, brought them Advertisements for this column MUST. be pre fine vegetable and strawberry land. Send for
out clear of debt at least. They paid. ,circulars. Address Postomce Box No. 13,
i 16 12 Lakeland Polk Co. Fla. -
Send no stamps larger than two cents.
through their lack of knowledge or experience Initials and J. Seedlings. One hundred Cherry
figures count as!one word.
lost about ? I HAVE THEM I All the best kinds. Laurel-a fine evergreen. A nearly new loo-egg
1,000 pounds of FIGS Cassava. Write for prices. Incubator. A. J. ALDRICH,

tobacco in the.field, and failed to properly U1SET.Y TREKS at Reduced Prices.In .- M. CHESEBRO, Plnmmers, Fla 12-26-8 Orlando, Fla.

cure the product which accountsfor A! order t a close out our surplus stock of PLUMS & OTHER FRUITS;
trees,we will greatly reduce prices on all leading EGGS TO HATCH.-First-class S. C. B. Leg. PEACHES etc. Low prices, to close
the low price obtained. They now varieties. Send in your orders early.W. Eggs, (Forsyth and Amsden strain) season. SUMMIT NURSERIES,
know more about tobacco culture than K. TIUMBLE delivered f.o. b.Jacksonville, at $r.oo per 13; $2 2-13-3 Monticello Fla.
I 2-20-tf Braidentown, Fla. per 50. M. CHESE[ RO.
they ever knew before, and, being san Plummers, Duval Co., Fla. 4,000 BUDDED ORANGE
guine of better results in the future will I(UDWOOD FOR SPRING BUDDING WANTED I Grape-Fruit, 1.000. Tangerines.State .
All leading varieties for sale at $4 per 1,000. YOU USE A FERTILIZER FOR PROFIT. age and kind of stock, variety and age of
'plant double the acreage this year. :Mr. Centennial, Homosassa, Nonpariel and Majorcaare thousands who during the last twenty bud,stating lowest price delivered.
$; Satsuma, Tangarine Parson have'used TIlE PAINE FERTILIZER II. Fla.milOROUGHBRED .
$ per 1,000. years 2-13-4 1E. MOTE, Leesburg,
Randolph says they are not discouraged Brown, Duroi Blood, Amory Blood, Ruby Blood COMPANY'S Celebrated High-Grade Special Mix l .
but feel sure of success. Captain and Pomelos are $8 per 1,000. King. Boone's tures have proven their value. Prepared especially MAMMOTH LIGHT
Early, Pineapple and Marsh's Seedless are$1.50 for Vegetables Trees and Vines Flonda _L Brahma Cockerels and Pullets, $1.00,to 2.oo,
Wills is the of the farm All buds warranted soils. Write them vile.
manager per loo. free from all insect at Jackson Fla. I 23 6 Plymouth Rock Pullets, fi.oo each. From prize
pests and from bearing trees.
and is enthusiastic over the work.- winners. MRS. GOMPERTS,
Lee W. K. TRIMBLE, FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE.-A new 200-Egg I 6 mos Lady Lake, Fla.
burg Commercial. 2-20-tf Braidentown, Fla. and Brooder. Address "D," .
..-. tf Care of Farmer and Fruit Grower. I BEAUTIFUL PLANTS.-Nightbloominsr Queen
The Southern POR SALE CHEAP THREEHORSEpower ; California grown Calla Lily
Lumber and Supply I Automatic Acme Kerosf Engine as IMPERIAL PEKIN DUCK EGGS for Hatch- Bulbs warranted to bloom this season,zoc, plants
Company is loading a lighter with good as new, made by the Rochester Tool Com of 13 for|2.oo;three settings for: 3OC; Zanzavarina, isc; Strobilanthns, isc; Ota-
pany. F. C. BUFFUM, $S'oo. Address MRS. MARY KLEMM, heite Orange. 2oc; California Violets, ioc-year
70,000 (feet of lumber for parties on 2-20-3 Stanton Fla.DEODORIZED 2-6-6 Winter Haven, FlaHART'S olds, 2sc; Lady Campbell same price; Lantana,
""Terra Ceia Island comprising materialfor "Sunnse," 15C; Pink Oleander, isc; Carnations,
BLOOD MEAL.-If you LATE AND PARSCN BROWN ioc; Spotted-leaf Begonia, isc. Hundreds of oth-, '
four houses, and wide plank to be and plenty of eggs, and Buds. Wi ite for prices
used in bleaching celery. As soon as feed resented.it. Send for C.circulars E. SMITH.Guaranteed State Agent as rep. I 23 tf W. H. MANN, Mannville, Fla. I Keuka Lake. Fla

the lighter is loaded it will be towed 2-20-6 Seabreeze, Fla.

down by the steamer Carrie Ward. FOR HATCHING LIGHT HRA-

.:Manager Blum reports that he has EGGS and Plymouth Rocks, bred for utility. THE LAKELAND NURSERIES
done $1.00 per 13. MRS. GOMPERTS,
exceptionally good business Lady Lake, Fla. ,

since the first of the year, and muchof '

it has been with the Manatee River EGGS FOR,HATCHING one dollar for fifteen Silver; Rose Spangled Comb C. ML. MARSH: : ,Proprietor.Wholesale .

and Terra Ceia fruit and truck grow- White Leghorns, one dollar for fifteen. Thoroughbred ,.
stock. J. W. MASSEY,
ers.-Tampa Times. 2-13-3 Mount Dora, Fla.

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Middle Florida soil has been 110R] SALE.-GENUINE VINELESS OR and Retail Dealer InGeneral
proven : Bunch Yam Seed Potatoes, by W. J. HUS-
especially adapted to ramie culture, TON, Candler, Fla. Price, >Jr per crate. 2133SATSUllA .

and the Tallahasseean suggests that TREES ON SWEET STOCK,

our farmers secure a few roots, put the least by the last freeze, with l Stock.

.them out this season and be ready to thermometer as low as twenty.. FRIEDLANDER AddressII. Nursery .

plant a large crop when the demand 2-13-.3 Interlachen, Fla.

reaches the proper stageprobablynot WHITE KAFFIR: CORN. QUART 25 THE LARGEST ASSORTMENT OFOrangE
more than a year ofT.Ve: expectto by mail. Cassava seed.. White and
be in position in few di Barred Plymouth Rock Eggs, $1.00 for 12; $1 50
a to
days '
A. }.
z4 STYLES, Phillips, Fla. '

... rect farmers where to get ramie roots 2-13-3 e Lemon Lime and Grapefruit TrEEs.
planting-Tallahasseean. BAUGAIN.t7CnES OF LAND, 10 ,
horse, implements
- .,. etc., ready for immediate use; house and
out-buildings. Boat and rail transportation. We Make a Specialty of
+THOSE.WHO CONTEMPLATE* Suitable for Tobacco or any other crop. Address
E V.BOWIE, Pomona (Putnam county), Fla.
Planting. Melons, either for market or homeu 2-13-2 SEEDLESS CITRUS FRUIT TREES.
should buy their seed of me. I have all varietles
\ ,and to those purchasing of me I furnish CANVASSERS WANTED.-RELIABLE
full directions for growing,giving each purchaser profitable business. Expenses ;
the benefit of my fifteen years in Melon Growing. advanced to parties who can furnish sat SEE OUR LIST I3I ]LO'Y.

Monticello,Fla. W. M. GIRARDEAU. isfactory references. Address Our intentions arc to close out this immense stock of Citrus trees, if fine trees and bed-
THE FARM ORCHARD NURSERIES rock prices will do it. We have twenty five varieties of Citrus trees propagated on Sour,
.2-13-4 Glen St. Mary, Fla. Grapefruit, Sweet and Rough Lemon Seedling Hoots, as follows :

PLANTS and NUT TREES. left a few thousand Orange Lemon ORANGES. .- LEMONS. .
and Grape Fruit trees for sale. Prices from 15 to <.
.For Southern Orchards, Garden 25 cents each. J, W. &F. D. WAITE, MagnolIa Dancy Tangerine, Eureka (seedless) :
and Groves. No agents Nurseries,Belleview, Fla. 2-13-tf Satsuma (seedless) Be lair Premium and Genoa.
#l' Write for price list. King, _. -
NURSERY CO., FOR King Tangerine. ,
o? and budwood in
9-26-25 Thomasvllle. Ga. exchange for pure Marsh Seedless.
Kumquats (oblong and round). _:; '. "
blooded '
Plymouth Rocks and Brown Leghorn _;; .;- Excelsior.
fowls. F. WAITE, Belleview, Fla. 2-13-tf Ruby Blood + 'i. Aurantium (sweet rind
CITRUS NURSERY TREES. Joppa Pineapple Caw: (Seedless) Halls.

All the leading varieties at lowest Prices, Car BRILLIANT CHANCE-A inside BEARING Valencia Late. .
the limits
of the J LIMES.
ney Parson Brown, Sanford Medt. rap Parson
Sweet Paper: Brown
Rind'St. Michael,Pierces' Ruby, Jaffa, Pinea p low idly-growing,on account town of owner's of St.Petersburg death. Address,will be BOX sold St. Michael Blood,(paper rind) Tahiti (seedless)
pIe Majorca, Cunningham, Homosassa and 534,Jacksonville Fla. Jaffa (Sanford's).
Hart's ,Late Pernambuco, Improved, Triumph, Hart's Tardiff, (Sanford's). MISCELLANEJapanese :
Walters, Everett'and 'Marsh's Seedless tpnnial..
Grape Peaches, Plu
Fruit Satsuma, Tangerine and King All fine MAMMOTH BRONZE TURKEYS, 6RNISIi"1 I S. plv. Persimmon Trees.
one year old buds, on' four and fire year old Games Lang Q-- .- L"q fnrtl's.) P*",.wberry and Pjnea
Eggs$[ per dozen; Turkey 12.tO'j j I
Rough Lemon, Grape Fruit and Sour stock, Will .oo ;
bud do tract to any varieties parties 123 5 MRS. W. IL MANN M tnville. Fla. I'
quat Kudwood for
fc Address C. W. CALLA LILY BUtBS-California grown
iitland Park, Fox large, 20 cents, free by mail. Plan
in 8-inch pots for Easter blooming cents.



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Proposed Sailing Dates for March, 1897 :

Pier 34, North IUver--5 P.1\1-
1 La Grande Diichegfte....... ................. .....................................Tuesday, March 2
City of Augusta.................... ,.. ..... . ........ ..................Thursday, btarch4
I Kansas City.................. .. ............,... .. ......... ........... .... ...Saturday,March 6 ,.
City of Birmingham..... ........................ .. ..................... .. Tuesday March 9
La Grande lluchesse.'' ,.......... .......... .................... ... :........Thursday, March II
City of Augusta........... ...........' ............. ..........................Saturday March 13
I Kansas City....., ... ...... ............... ... .............. ... ........... ....Tuesday, March 16 n
: City of liirinlngliam..'...'. ,.. .. ....................................... .........ThursdayarchiS
; La Grande Jiuchaase............. .... ................ ... ... .... .......... Saturday.1\farch:1o:: >Qiii'1SAFETY
City of Augusta.............................................................. .J..Tuesday March 23
Kansas City... ............ .,................. ........ .... ........ .,14.Thursdapiarch25"
City of lUrmingliam..... ..... ...... .... .... ....:.. ... ............. .......Saturday, March 2jLaUraixle
JMicheme........... ....* ..... ....... ........ ...........TuesdayMarch30
G. M. SORREW. Manager, New Pier No.35 North River.

t I i r BOSTON. Lewis's. TO"'harf-SAY-3 P7M.Nacoorhee NNAH.. COMFOHT! QUICK{ TIME! LOW\ HATES!

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.. .., u...... ... .. .. .. :.. ... .. .... ........Thursday biar.4
j' Chattahoocliee...... .. .... ..... ... .............. .........................;.Thursday, March n J.'im'st Cuisine and Service. lib Transfers Between Jacksonville and Nell York.
Nacoochee e. March iSChattahoochee
: ............................ ......... .......... .......... ...... ...Thursday, March 25 The Fleet is composed of the Handsome New Steel Steamers
Naroorhre......... ... .... .................... .................... ..... ......,...Thursday April r following :

1 RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents Lewis's Wharf. .'Comanche" (new) "Algonpn\ Iroquois "Cherokee "Semi80181NORTH


t, Pier 18, foot Spruce Street-3 P. M. b -
1 City of l\lacon.\.. .......... ....... ... ...n........... ............ ..........Monday, March i BOUND.Steamers .
Gate City.......... ..... .........r',:........ ._. ...... ...... ........ .........Friday, 1\larch5
City of Macon........................ ..............,.. ....z..................Wednesday, March roGate are appointed to sail according toHhe tide. .
th y....., .......i.... .... ........ ............. ....... ..... ..... ... ...ltlonday, March 15 .. ...
City of?(neon............ ...... .... ......... .. .... .... .. ....Saturday, March 20 From JACKSONVILLE, FLA., (calling.at Charleston). ....... ... .Sundays Tuesdays and Thursday
Gate City...... ........... !:. ... .......... .... ._..................... ......Thursday, March 25 Erom.CHARLESTON, S. C., Jloudays.'ednesdays. and Fridays.For .
City. or Macon .. ......,.. ...... .. ............. ... ...... ............ ........7.Tuesday, March 30 hours of sailing see "Clyde Line" Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers
M. C. HAMMOND Agent, Pier iS, foot Spruce Street.


: Central ((90 Meridian) Time-as elow. Steamers arc appointed to sail from Pier 29, Fast River, New York at 3 p.m., as follows:

.' Kansas City. ., ......Tuesday Mar.i, 6.30 p.m. City of Augusta.....Thursday, Mar.' 630 p.m. CHARLESTON S. C. and
of nirm'gh'm.... Ths'day, Mar. ,6 oo I Wednesdays FridaysFor
La City Gr'de Duchesse.."S'llurday.l\tar. 6 4,d.oo p.p.m.m. Kansas City..Saturday, Mar. 20,"7 oo p.m. JACKSONVILLE FLA., (calling at Charleston) .. ....... .. ... ..Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
City of Augusta .....Tuesday, Mar.9, it.oo a. m. City 0 f. 'g h'm.. .Tuesday, Mar. 23, tooo a.m. -..
,. Kansas City........Thursday, Mar. it, 700 p. m I La Grande Duchesse..Thursday, Mar.250 I2 noon
City of Binn'h'ni... Saturday Mar. 13. 3.00 p. City of Augusta! .....Saturday, Mar. 27 3 oo p. m. BOSTON AND JACKSONVILLE-Direct Line, [Freight Only.]
La Gr'de >l1chesse..Tuesday, Mar. 16,5 oj p m'l I Kansas City .........Tuesday, Mar. 30. 5 oo p. m.
Calling at Charleston S. C., both ways.

Central ((90 Meridian) Time-an below.
sail follows
Tallahassee .......Thursday, March.4. 630 p. m. Nacoochee... ....Thursday, March 25, 7 oo p. m [Art appointed to as :
Nacoochee ....Thursday, March li. 7.oo p. m. Chattahoochee......Thursday,April i, 600 p.. m.. rom foot of Hcgan Street Jacksonville, From Lewis' Wharf Boston,
Chattahoochee... Thursday, March 18,6.30p. m. THURSDAYS. FRIDAYS.


((90- Meridian) Time-as below. Ch bE'S ST. JofT'ts{ RIVER tiltta

Gate City...........Monday. March 1.500 p. m. Gate City....... ..Saturday,March 20, y.oop. m.
City of Macon....... Friday, Mch. 5, 7.00 p. ni City of Macon..Thursday, March 257.00 p. m. DE GARY LINE. .
Gate City...... Wednesday, March 10,11.00 a. m. Gate City.......... Tuesday .March 30,5.00 p. m.
City of Macou..1\Ionday.1\Iarch 154.00 p.m. Jacksonville),. 1'atufka, San ford, Enterprise, "lu.and IntermediateLandings
WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. P. A., W. J. FARRELL, Sol. Agt., on the St. Johns JHcet:
Jacksonville Florida.
W. E. ARNOLD, G. T. P. A., C. G. ANDERSON AGENT. The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer
Savannah Gt '
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; Is appointed to sail as follows:

WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO. Leave Jacksonville! ................................. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3.30 p. m
Returning Leave Sanford 9.00 a.m., and Enterprise 9.30 a.m...Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays.

i Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers Leave SOUTHBOUND Read 3.30p.m.Down I I.I. ..... ,SCfiliiUl Jacksollvllle............ .......... Arrive NORTHBOUND.Read 2.ooa.m.Up.- ,

.. 8.45 p. m. ..................... .. Palatka...... .............. ...... Leave'' 8.00 p. m.
&I 3.00 a. m..4.... .,. .Astor..". .. ..,.................. 3.00 P. m.
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: ST. 4.30 a. n1. ........ .. ....... St. Francis . 1.30 m
oo VVE'T BA'7 JACKSONVILLE. FLA. ...... ............... ................... .. ... Beresford ............_...... ..... 12.00 noon
Arrive 8.00 a. m. .............. ,.... .... SanSanford.........._.........._ ?.... .. 9.ooa. m.
i l' We Handle Only the Best and'Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of .. 9.25 a. ni. ........... .....an. .... Enterprise........ ........... ...... 9,30 a. m.

Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour, Bran, Wheat, Grits, Meal, Generalpassenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville-

t Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark. A. J. COLE Gen.Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green New York.M. .
II. CLYDK, A&.5stantTrafficManager.;5 Bowing Green, New York.
-.TH IO. G. MBE1C. Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green, New York.
STAT AGENTS FOR rJ'JUJH.: IKOlW )NGEK, Jr., FIorda! Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay ,
PURE GROUND BONE I W*& ?N L. HOWARD,;Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street, St.Jaehonville.11a,
i >!. LESLIE, Superintendent foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville. Ma.W'M. .

TYBrl-I11BD Fertilizer CO. NITRAT LS.QDAi\6'0 O / P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,

Bran Fertilizers, MURIA U 1 1n ro 1.P n th Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia.' 5 Bowline, Green, New York.
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._ i SEED l'OTATOES.-F.artiest and !
and '11ege ::-, .I N'f. 'Thmost'i 'productive kind for the South; {GiT:1itrf: .WE:. J ACHYi; ,'

: at\ ; New Queen. Tihortmrn, Early Hebron, iJ"P. 't9 1: A1R't.lF''r.S: ii" .
1 I Early Norther ,Burpee's Extra Early. ') -.
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Prices low. Free pamphlet. & ___Ievr

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BEIT The cheapest brand for the quality in the & .. S

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Chemicals, Solphoretc.

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superceded. It is death to the Rust Mite, Red Spider,and the 1 ; I i tb -,
fungus growth.

AnimalF Acertain destrudtiontotheAleyrodescitriWhite( Plyf, of er I
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Spider, and other insets afet tang Pineapples and Vegetables. .
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1\luck-lts Value. POUNDS IN THE TON. these substances more than the manure have cautioned its readers against this
does. If wood ashes are to be obtained imposition. The best safeguard against
What is muck? Or rather, what is Water.Nitrogen. Phos.Acid. Potash. ,
swamp muck? Bayhead muck? And Muck 1,240 16 2 0 use all you can afford-you can't use too imposition in commercial fertilizers is to
what is its value? How does it differ Av Manure 1,500 10 5 13 much-and mix them thoroughly with purchase of manufacturers or dealers of

from stable manuro? And what are their This analysis would make the value of the muck. The lime in the ashes will known integrity.

relative values? the muck about 2.64 per ton and the stable answer for "sweetening" the muck. .f -..e .

Both are derived from decayed .vegetable manure about $1.80 per ton. This I you cannot obtain ashes use the limo When prosperity returns, says the
matter. Neither has more plant nutrition would be a low average of Florida muck, alone, and as the pile is made up,use two Mirror and Fanner, it will come to the
than the materials from of which Florida parts of fine ground bone and one part
original samples at the Experiment farmer as soon as to the city and village}:
which they were derived. Stable manure Station run as high as$3.50 to $;j.OO muriate of potash so that about40 poundsof } people, for the intJUjpsts of town aTid '
is what is voided from hay, straw, ton. The value of the muck is chiefly the mixture will be added to each ton country are interwovWi so many ways _
grain and vegetables by the animal after in its which is not available of muck. If this be well mixed and
nitrogen, that both will be. reached at the same
being broken and crushed,and receivingthe in its raw.or sour state. worked over, you will certainly have a time.
action of the acids of the animal's 'fo make muck as available for plant pile of compost of better quality, ton for
stomach, and farther decay in tho manure food as stable manure the muck shouldbe ton-than good stable manure.-Southern In making a compost heap, add a little

heap. composted with quick lime, say an Ruralist. phosphoric acid and potash. The latter ..
Muck is likewise decayed vegetable inch of lime to every foot of muck, of will prevent the escape of ammonia and 5

matter, not having served the purpose otl what is better, good hard wood ashes, in NATURAL- PLANT FOOD. the former will supply needed elementsnot
nutrition, washed down by rains into place of lime.Vith _mate muck and sufficient in muck or stable manure.
heads or ponds accompaniedby ashes make the The sale of a material known as "Nat
swamps, pile as high as r you may
Karlen & Co. Monticello Wis. have
soil Dn its passage and where_ it hast find it convenient. During the winter ural Plant Food" has been vigorously a
*v :: lain for years, perhaps many centuries the pile should be forked over. A small pushed. The New York Experiment IIolstein-Friesian cow that gives fifty-six
station has collected'samples of this ma- quarts of milk,in a day, and 150 pouD,1or .
.with its plant food safely stored until sprinkling of land plaster! over the top
butter in month. What do
$drainage shall have made it into tillable will prevent the escape of the ammonia. terial and analysed them. The materialis a '
ri Jand'or It shall have been carted out to But as the Rnral New Yorker suggests, a mixture of sy Florida phosphateand of scrub cows think of tha
;+c. receive stable droppings or applied to why not make the muck better than the green sandfl&ail&containing- very'
'!3, lands. needing humus.: manure while you are about it? Yp little available. ... f:!! .' aking and savin
:Muck differs very\widely in its compo manure would be much better if''yc" Lo L-q'l e ,'lid,

: atioo but, th following average of 21, could mix 100 pounds of bone and .30 Orm ,

) -, ampler ma jsidered lair as coin'manure pounds of muriate of potash with$ every -
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There is Money in Peaches !

You Can Make It !


The above orchard: was planted early in the year IS!)} with medium size one-year-nldtrees.

XurppiT: stock was raised !between the orchard row? in 1 1WI! and 1 Mr;>. The above(

photo was taken in eptemis-r,1Rui! or about tt'n'cl'k after a lame: crop of fruit had: b,"cn
taken from the trees. There is fifteen acres in the oichnrd, and\ in is!)!, < i iglitcen| montlii

from planting, over 'live hundred dollars was: realized from fruit shipped.' In

A 18)0!) 81,2i0! was received for the fruit, above all e.euses.| ::. The cost of the ordlmlollt-

side of the 1 land< and clearing, has: not been ;(lo. Two crops of tries have been raided IKV

tween the rows ((the same could be done with vegetables:: or cotton), besides the heavy crop

of hay, which appears in the above photograph.


ItPlY' Get Price!' on Trees! fir )'011. Orchard at once !

How Florida-Crown Fruit Looks When Ready to Ship.

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TAMPA FLA.,July 15, IS5.!! c: .
Dear Sir: It has been a rainy, bad day. Your peaches not ...>>\.r. .
quite sold. Are getting J 23 per carrier JJig receipts of Georgia : ;t :
Elbertas today, selling at ,2. Your peaches are very popular -
with the better class of people, and bring extreme prices.
Very truly yours,

ATLANTA, GA., July, 1$11ti.
Dear Sir: In reply) will state that your peaches are tar SUllO-|
rior in flavor and every particular to any peach we have ever
handled, The same day we received your last shipment we received -
a fine shipment of Elberta peaches from Fort Valley
., whieh we had to sell for 5c.and $1 per crateand yours for
Jl.25toSl.50. So you can see how they compare with
icbes. Yours truly,

CHARLESTON,S.C., July 7.1$tJIi. : err
s of th" 15th received. and noted We are
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Irf must be sold( at once. Our season hero is unusually late, ;
J hence stock is in a very dormant condition, and as the recent ,

heavy rains ]have put thc ground in a good condition for

planting, there could be no better time than now for setting out ii

your Orchard

Our stock is quite complete, but very limited in many varieties.In l

peaches we have about as follows in the various grades : ,

800 Angel, 2,000 Alexander, 400 Amelia, 500 Belle of Georgia,

2,200 Bidwell's Early, 800 Bidwell's Late, 80 Cabler's Indian, 700 E' ; A

Chinese Cling, 400 Chinese Free, 2,800 Climax, 180 Colon, 390 f w J 3'
Countess, 200 Crawford's Early, 1,100 Crawford's Late, 1,800 Dwarf f "I ( -- 1 t

Japan Blood. 330 Early Cream, 400 Early Rivers, 4,000 Elberta, : t ,
2,100 General Lee, 350 Gibbons' October, 700 Greensboro, 1,400 si;a 1 e 9., ,, t z I

Honey, 575 Imperial, 210 Jewell, 800 Mount Rose, 700 Maggie, 200

Lulu, 360 Onderdonk, 2,050 Oviedo, 900 Peento, 1,410 Pallas, 190 [,r

Powers' September, 280 Reeves' Mammoth, 360 Red Ceylon, 305 ._. .. ;.... Q 4 1 ;
Sangmel, 450 Stanley, 100 Suber, 210 Taber, 390 Victoria, 300 .. -' ,.'

Triumph, 700 Yum Yum, 4,200 Waldo.

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Fitzwater, 160 Garber, 190 Jefferson,

2,250 Kieffer, 78 Mikado, 77 Wilder, 12 I

Lawson, 310 Smith, and 4,000 LeConte,
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We have a J few mulberries .and( figs

$ :: that are very t fine, saved; expressly for the

retail trade.In \\VfrA1
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265 Agawams, 235 Brighton, 101
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t Champion, 200 Clinton, 988 Concord,

1.. 575 Martha, 85 Lady, 290 Hartford, :
95 Empire State, 101 Eaton, 66 Dia-

mond, 158 Delaware, 56 Moore's Early,
:.T:1: t'7 r. 220 Wyoming Red, 1,400 Niagara, 266

citrus we have: a very fine stockof
L _w Is Villa Franca and Genoa Lemons, about
{a: : __ 3 1,500( of both varieties, and about 080 Peach Tree One Year from Planting.
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I Satsuma Orange on Trifo1 ata.
Besides the above, we still f
4t h'lsG7, have in stock a few of different !
varieties too numerous to men


figr Send us your list

t1R of wants for prices, This I,

y ,t a stock must,be moved ".it It- I
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quality of our sf()( I I'C .

Rn{ fadJKmctfSheet ( _54' .,,_, will not let prices stand in

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. $!@= Send for our new Illustrated. Catalogue which has no equal in the South, Same Tree Thirty Months from Planting, with Fully
Three Bushels of Fruit Qn.
sent free on application.

Send a list of what you want and( get our prices. Itanicmlicr, WE PAY TIlE FKEIGHT. Our trees are vr' YM

and there is plenty of time to plant. Address( --