Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00118
 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: March 6, 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
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00118
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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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S. P w* Vl5ditoT. FLORIDA MARCH 6 NEW SKRIK8.Vol. .
s JACKSONVILLE, 1897. Whole No. 1465 ". Ko. 10BestFarietiesiandithe
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Plums (over varieties Wickson Red June Hale; White Kelney,18 new.
.' i kinds).- Peaches,(Sneed Triumph,Suber over 70 varieties). Pears,Kaki Nuts,.
t- SJF" ES.1F(!) llAijF.: Grapes,Oranges, Lemons,Pomelos, Kumquats hoses etc. -

w1QW11ACESr.; ,. We. shipped more peaches from our own orchards this flyer 300,Varieties of Fruits and Ornamentals.
L j UT" t Reason'than all other, growers in. this section combined I I .
: > I1x1, f. and made big MONEY at it.

: '7 yqia:. BYrggsVfoffljUR3KRMRR: ::] w Satsuma. Trifoliata, Hardy Orange Hardy{ ,.Stock.- :. ;.' -.

t'l ,' I A handsome 65-page Catalogue for 1890-97 with over BO" engravings. Gives : .
.. WRO IRE FRUIT GROWERS adaptability Of varieties to sections, with accurate descriptions: recent eiper-" -
fence in orchard and market with varieties new and of /with full cultural inV ;'

,, <:"-.?Everything: : : :: for the South, Up formation.-To-DateHORTICULTURAL, This 4F FREE

Peach Bumiear: ',Persimmon Citrus' Fruits 'Grapes .
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k, iWtttsf: Ornamentals,.:Roses, ,Etc. Etc.,Etc. Investlgationlinto the< > ; ': f' 5 Y' { Experience and Erperimentirig: Growing Florida Fruits. -
35* Yftvtettas. A MILLION.and a half trees. Over tfOO acres. ears .. .
t{ i." :."_2f JiETTEll stock to select from None so:LABG '. Extenslvejpropagatlon oflTrees for Florida Planting :"
.ii! 'lI 'NeW-.O: ogue;wlth'.over' .Illustrations, 28 New Photographic Views, Free on
\ :/; :' '. :' .r'i s ''POMONA NURSERIES, GLEN ,ST. MARY NURSERY GO.ii.TABBE. ..

l TR GRIFFING'BROS.Co.Jxiir.: Macclenny. .-( President .. V GLEN ST. MARY FLA.,

.'r & ,.S icessors t9 W. .p..ctritlllig. _Fla. A.'H.MANVILLE, Secretary. ,. ". .


r4 .jG, ,J. Ft'DEN&. FIELD' SEEDS. +SEEDS JF }IJF :mI li .GRmml'! + '

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.. Tomato; all'varies.. .' .'per lb. $L50 Peas,"early varieties . per btu $3.00 '..: 5 _- "". /' ;<,. .. _
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; Dwarf Champion .per lb. 1.75, AnaericanWonder.perbu.. 4.00JBquaah ; t '
J.. < ',. V '. .per lb. 40'TurnIp Seed. .. . .per> lb 30 ,For. I.Best Seeds at Lowest-Prices write'formy. List for 1897 '-.-

XJucumber ,:* ,} ,. ..:. per Ib, .40 Corn, field varieties .*. per bu. 1.60 The'Largest Stock in the.State, and seed New Crop. _
!Beaha' ,Valentine,&Refugee per bu; .2.90 ," Sugar, varieties .per bu. 2.25 ... every :

9 'V. Wax, :; .,. .' !...>" -, ,. perbu. 3.25 tiT Send for.price-list.: tAll I handle onjy.the'products. of Seed Growers qfNatfonal(, Reputation, such as "- I

.* Seeds from.best growers in United States and Europe. ., .
: Henderson' Landreth, Ely, etc. "
L. CAMERON, SEEDSMAN, Jacksonville, Fla. r *, .

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V i Offers to the public this season.the. flnestcitrus,Nureery Trees grown in experience .
.: of thirteen consecutive years. The stock Is large"and,includes the following widely : :: j ,,.: .

-known, and thoroughly approved varieties, viz: Satsuma, Mandarin, Parson Brown, SATSUMA, .TANGERINES, PARSON' BROWN, ETC., ETC.'.. :
:Bo ne'.Early and Centennial Jaffa,Majorca. ,Ruby Blood,Start's or Enterprise Seed J f :!' f '.
less,Pineapple; Homosassa,and Tangerine. Tardiff and King,Duncan and Marsh'Seedless + ++ + DUDDIWOOD.' + + + + V
",. ". Grapefruit Seedless Villa Franca.Lemon (matchless). Oblong Kumquat(superior
'. ,..,the'round),' 'Budwo6dat"all tim s.. .Prices reasonable.- Prompt attention tp-cor- Trifoliata Stock, (One, two and Three.. Years,) 'Pears, Peaches, Plums,' Figs,
7 ; t. respondents i ,: Address all communications and make all remittances payable to
V,,-'* ** Camellias, Japonicas, Imported Plants, Fine Budded Rosen Etc.' ,
2 iM: iwaukee Florida :Orange Go.
) : The' Best of Stock. <' .,Proper. Treatment.. Low Prices. .
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"From the:choicest trees in Florida. Money making Early Peaches. A full line of Pears and I .'_:t'
if Plums. Delicious Celestial Figs. Mulberries that bear four months.

VV "'"BATSUHA.:AND OTHER ORANGES ON 3RIFOLIATA.Trifoliata : Th '\- '1!!;:-.
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,: '- ,, r&A ,,5 "., *:. .' THE FLORIDA rAmlER..AND FBU ; oWIR. : MARCH 6,
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f it '. .,'" ',..:::Strawberries'on. -..'-' -* .. ice.ate .. Popular Science 15 OO BUDDED TREES.

,..... : '. celebrated T. k T. Strawberry Refrigerators = 41;",

.: -are the universal favorite of Florida ,Nature,Invention, .. All the choicest ,varieties of,citrus fruit on sour or wild lemon

'growers. :Perfected after years of experiencW. NEWS Botany, Electricity, U ,roots on high loose scrub hickory and laneL'A
HEAL grown spruce ridge
... .. Give,good service for good fruit. Chemistry. ,-Medicine.,
t RUBY 6 Hygiene. o strawberry plants! of newest,varieties, and a.full line of tropical
BOSTON and semi-tropical fruit and ornamental trees and
w -f' v *: ., Starke,, F ortd Formerly flowering plants.'
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A. ENLARGED AND IMPROVED. Catalogue on application.

; Contains large number of Short, Easy,Prac-
tical,Interesting and Popular, Scientific article, JOHN B. BEACH Indian River Nurseries
that can be appreciated and enjoyed by any intelligent ,
reader even .though he knew little or ,
nothing of Science. (Established, 1886.)



Life her Elk Moose Buffalo and Bears
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Newsdealers 10 ents. $1 Year.
' The Paw fence has'revolutionized the whole Park per lC ee eeeCeE6eeEECe Eeet3)3Iatlsatlaa." '.""' 1I

.system..We have contracts,for so many new parks I "Mention this paper for a sample.
and game preserves that we shall hardly be able to < -
_supply all the animals to stock them. Any one havingone < WE WILL SEND YOU A YEAR'S
or:more of above species for sale please address Largest Circulation of any < FREE
PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian, Mich.. Scientific Paper in the World. < et W y ,.fP .I .Sf $'tyr .I V- SUBSCRIPTION TOWOfflall's.

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., SENJ. LILLARD-, New York.
i Home CompanionSEE
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Pineapple Slips < i
<( !i popular ladles' J journal, now la its twenty-fourth year, Is as readable tad

t I It attractive as the best writers and artists can make it. Daring 1897

,hands This of book all who should wish be to' in be successful the-, '. and Suckers < I II I It will be an unsurpassed treat in,periodical! literature.

In planting. It Is a safe 4 I -
':" guide to right seeds and Of the Varieties
methods. It makes you acquainted I=i

,with ROI SALE I The Woman's'' Home Companion has no equal in the excellence of Its
'ii'i' sry'S 'Sieds : ( special departments devoted to Fashions, Fancy Work, Housekeeping, Floe
I i'i iculture; Talks with Girls Mothers' Chat, Home Adornment, Chudren, eta .
the which parity are Known and reliability.of to all ABBAKA, .PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN '( \ Articles of general interest by thoughtful and experienced writers are.
( I II features of issue. Goes into a quarter of a million homes.
every over
ful planters. Gregory's Seed ... QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIPLEY catalogue Is sent free of charge
I !
t / J. II. GREGORY It BON, ( \
Marblehead,Muse.T NAMBUCO AND RED,SPANISH. i \ LILIAN BELL'S hosts of admirer will be pleased ,
a> that the most brilliant work of this
.... Apply to ... renowned author will appear In the Woman's Home
a Companion throughout the year Besides several
G. 0. MATTHAMS, stories of remarkable power, she will contribute a
T As numberof her witty articles"The New Woman"and
; Florida Pineapple. Company other timely topics.
H MRS. MARY J. HOLMES Is one America's. .
Orto. novel-writers. Her latest and best-a
HADDOCK & charming lovestoryPaul Ralston,"will appear
MATTHAMS during the year. When this story is published tn'book .
There hat crave(been a time when grow form I it alone will sell for IL60 a copy.
rnihonld guard against failure with more West Palm Beach Fla
MTO. Then has never been a time when JULIAMAORUDER.one of the most popular fiction-
\ J>riV Sttd were more eseentiaL They are rF day, has Just completed a story
>always the best. For ule by leading j which will appear during the year. Price of. this
dealer everywhere.Inaixt on hating them. PINERY. story In book form will be f 1.EO a copy.

fascinating serials to the Boys' and
\M fall of information for gardeners and Choice !- Girls' Department, which will be otherwise enriched
planters. There will never be a better time .-. .. by new and pleasing features.
I than now to send for the 1897 edition.Free. ,
O. M.Ferry &Co.,DetroltMlch.BED, "
: s A splendid program of great variety has been
prepared for the year,eluding,In addition to the
Pineapple w
j; above, the best work of such noted authors as"I

f Octave Thanet, Harriet Prescott Spofford, Cora Stuart Wheeler, :

PlantsSmooth _., Josiah Allen's Wife, Ople Read, William G.,Frost, Ph.D.,
.; "I Ella Hlffrtnson, Robert C. V.Meyers. Stanley Waterloo,

tvt --d, FOR SALE. Hezeklah Buttcrworth, Sophie Swett, Will H.Harbee,etc.,etc.

? p1 '- Each numberof the Companion l la profusely illustrated with exquisite drawings;
iPU1 in short,U has the best writers and most beautiful pictures money can buy. It
- .. Cayenne!II! Home-Grown.!! gives on an average 28 pages,cite; 11 by 10 Inches,'each issue printed on fine paper I
STYLES. and put into a handsomely illustrated cover. It Is an unrivaled high-class magazine
41 4 of general and home literature. A specimen copy sent free to any address. A
Catalogue and full treatise on.spraying trait
and vegetable crops mailed free. Address' SPECIAL 2-FOR-1 OFFER.By .

WM. 8TAHU, QUINCY, ILL. I a special arrangement we are enabled to offer one year's subscription to Ladle Horn
muitnuutKUiiuituuiimiiiuiniuiniiiniiniiiiiunumuim.From Companion absolutely free to any out who will send us TWO DOLLABS for the Farmer and
"- Fruit-Qrewer year.
P.'0. Box'449. ORLANDO, FLA. To accommodate our readers who have neither the time nor inclination to take advantageof
the above-01fer,we will accept orders for subscriptions to. Ladles Home Companion at
., the isth to the 'foth there 50 cents a year.
Address all orders.to FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, Jacksonville, Fla.
were 2,798 crates of vegetables expressed INFORMATION A 011)1)!1

from Matthews,, dock and Worth It's Weight In ftl
1,009 by fre ght. Reed's dock, one For your**"**name" and" addrees on ft poe**crud,w v i'will The following little note is from theFruitman's The car load rates from Leesburgon
tell you bow to make the beat wire fence
mile west, sent off about the same on earth,horse-high actuSi ,buli-ptrong i and ,Guide, published in New 20,000 pound is $120.00 to Au;
.Uh. && cost of wire
.amount. We were notable to get the I ktae> g-tlght man. Bros. oxB.RldaelIIe, Ind. > York: "Pineapple cultivation is to gusta. The
'<0{ exact amount from the latter dock, : be carried on on an extensive scale in If.: Y. to Augusta is $62.00, the

'but we are safe :in saying there were Southern California,experiments made distance being three times as great and

seven thousand packages sent from dI LP A MONEY MAKER for five years past proving it is possibleto all rail.-Leesburg Commercial.

Sanibel Island from the 15th to the I-and the how thrifty to make Industrious money nanJUl from poultry about her laNewPoultryCuldeorl807. grow a very superior fruit. We Only a few years since Tallahasseewas

20th. .Prices have been ,running un- I would like to know if this is meant as eighth or tenth: in the list ofFlorida -
in oolors beat plans
usually low this season*-Fort Myers 100( .P43esprlnted hOUMtl.n.rn.lDed! uA redpearc'dhH a joke or not; and if not, we would cities, but her growth the past year
; Me.If
Press. .WHS ATO9BB lent,V.,Sei rooms. UOWm. like.to'know.' on what authority such has brought her up to the fifth city in

A. B. Crow has a very fine bunchof an, announcement' is made? Pineapple the State. Her institutions are all on

hogs on his range that'. subsist_almost The,Cbleman.section will ship nearly slips have been sent from here a sound financial basis, her businessmen

entirely on the much talked' off one hundred cars of cabbage this to 'different points in Southern California are all doing well, and new set

water; ,hyacinth. He killed one,Thursday season: ,...besides,other vegetables., The i ,.but the. results of all experiments tlers are coming in every week. New

.e that dressed 132 lbs -right"out'of Bridges'Bros.:;,are the largest growers -reported us have been fail residences.and business' houses are'to

the, -woods Croys' Bluff item in shippers, but Uiere'are.others,- ures in every trial and at ,last they, be- seen:in course of construction oa*

Eustis Lake Region.., l 'sVilaoed Gazette.v .4 gave up trying,--Tropicaf'Sun., l every hand.-Tallahasseean.
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--, ............... While ,we justly condemn oranges consumption of oranges can exist in A Constant Menace 'to AmericanHorticulture. f
,Protection for Oranges. which come to us from 'European the future which cannot be suppliedby .
t Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: ports, this fruit is tenfold less injuriousto the prolific groves of our own soil. The following are extracts from an
..P .Every effort which has been made human 'health than that which is With the existence '(If such advan
essay by T. D. A. Cockerel!,entomologist
in.ofout in behalf of the markets from the for the cultivation of the
( of Congress) : dumped upon our tages orange 'of the New Mexico Agricultural
orange-growers of the United, States.. groves of Jamaica, the West India Islands crop in our own country, what, is the Experiment Station:
9 r :has been' ,treated with discourteous and other foreign American manifest duty of this government to
+ consideration-or with the contempt of countries. It is true that these orangesare insure the preservation of orange culture THE RAPID SPREAD OF ,SCALE INSECTS.In .
absolute, silence. gathered and packed when fully within the boundaries of the United these days of easy and rapid!
On every occasion, when the subject matured. But the groves from which States? The speedy enactment of transit,cold storage and wardhn cases,
of.orange'protection for the citi. this fruit is obtained are located many a law to shield the orange growersof plants are carried all over the world,
I zens pf this country has been suggested miles distant from the point of debark- our own country against the disas- and no insects are more easily carried

,t some individual, imbued with more ation, hence many days elapse beforeit trous effects of a.market drugged with upon them than the scale insects. Thusit
b philanthropy than. practical information is placed on shipboard. the half decayed and inferior fruits'of happens that while under natural
<< of the subject discussed, has interposed Alter being stored for days in the foreign nations conditions scale insects have usually
stern objections to grantingany hold of a heated ship,which,conveys it The orange industry of this countrynow rather restricted distribution, many
relief to, the orange industry with to New York and other ports of this absorbs an enormous capital. It species of them are becoming, or have
in the domain of our country. An country, its condition may be better gives healthful employment 'to thou. become, world-wide, and it looks as if
absurd and fallacious:reason has been imagined than described. sand of laborers. To the .vast armyof the end would only be reached when
.. persistently urged why the hapless The poisonous fermentation and consumptives and semi-invalids every country possessed all those kinds
fruit growers of this nation should' al- rapid decay of oranges conveyed in from the icy regions of the North and which were able to exist in its climate.
ways be compelled to combat the the manner described renders this West,it affords the means of subsistenceand The following instances will illustratethe
manifold, evils foreign 'competition. character of fruit unsafe for human a home where balmy air and above statement:
'The language employed by those consumption.. Its condition is such sunny skies inspire the hope of restoration I. Diaspis amygdali or lanatus, the
who seek.adverse legislation to curtail that when placed in the hands of the to health and years of additionallife. destructive peach scale, was described
'or destroy the commendable effort of consignees repacking and assorting from Australia in 1889., Today we
the American orange-growez to supply become_ a necesity. Venice, La. AUG. F. LEOVY. know i it from Australia, Ceylon, Hong
r ,the domestic market with fruit fresh It is usually divided into three parts f f Kong, Japan, several localities. the
from the groves of our. own country -that which is wholly worthless, that Inquiry About. Orange Sprouts. United States, Jamaica,San Domingo,

t ,has been-monotonous from its constant which is partly decayed, and finally Editor FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER: Grand Cayman,'Barbados,Martinique,
,, iteration and annoying.from its glaring that which. bears the semblance of Will kindly state whether, In Trinidad and Cape Colony.
;.z absurdity. soundness, but which conceals the you 2. Aulacaspis rosre, the common
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opinion one
L Our psuedo sanitarians are jealousin taint of incipient decomposition.The your orange it will rose scale, was described from Europe,
their,efforts tb.impress the convic- following is the disposition sprout is-left to an old stump, but is now found also in. the United
receive from the
roots radiatingfrom
tion on the public mind that as the made of the consignments to which we sap States,. Australia, New Zealand, the
the opposite side of the stump?
consumption of fruit essential for refer: Oranges which are wholly Sandwich Islands, China and Jamacia.
As I am anxious for an' answer,
f the preservation of health, no bar to worthless are, of course, thrown away; 3. Chionaspiscitri, avery destructive -
the liberty of requesting ,a -
fi its cheapness abundance should be those which are only partly consumedby will do personal scale on citrus plants,was,described
answer or no -
,,; 'Created by any legislative enactment. decay,are sold to vendors of cheap and enclose envelope des for reply from Louisiana and Cuba .in 1883;
Many intelligent members of our Con- fruit. Huge piles of this worthless, B. L. HICKMAN now,it is known from Trinidad, Anti-
gress have embraced this misleading dangerous article soon_ become a tempting gua, Demerara, Bermuda, Mexico,
statement and, have failed to give the bait for- the poor class of every Sprouts on an old stump will receive Tonga, New Zealand and Australia.

orange-subject'that full and fair investigation community. A maximum quantity little or no nourishment from roots 4." Howardia bic1avis,a troublesomescale
which the orange-growers of oranges is then transfered tor;a mini- radiating the opposite side of,the,i of citrus and other plants, was described -
this consideration. That this whole- stump. It is a tolerably well established -
country now most earnestly in- mum in 1883 from specimens on
sale fruit is detrimental botanical fact that, in exogenous in
consumption.of rotten hot-house plants Washington City;
vite.It is not true that under all circumstances to health will not be denied trees, the movement of sap, under now it is known out of doors from Trin-
the consumption of fruit is con by those'who have made sanitation a normal conditions, is straight upward, idad,Mexico,Tahiti,Sandwich Islands
ducive to health.. No uniform dietetic subject of investigation. Frequent although, in the case of a long trunk, and Ceylon.

treatment for the many ills that flesh is analysis has demonstrated the existence if all the roots are destroyed on one 5. Lecanium. the well.known
heir"to has ever been discovered. The of a poisonous fermentation in side of a tree, there will be enough sap black scale California, is found, out
laxative quality of fruit is harmful all fruit undergoing the process of de thrown over on the bereaved side by of the United States, in Jamacia, An-
'certain forms intestinal disorders the operation of endosmose and exos- 'Trinidad New Zealand
where of tigua, Europe, ,
yE exist. But to a vast majority cay.The rational demaud of the American mose laterally to prevent the deathof Australia, Sandwich Islands and Mexico. -
of the human family fruit,is promotive people is for an abundant supplyof that side of the tree. It will live .

t v of both health .and enjoyment, but in cheap, healthy fruit_ Now, in so but will not grow. These may suffice as exampleswhichcould
. '' taint of decay and poisonous fermentation the whole question of its future excel- law of growth in trees in our personal sired.

lence and.cheapness is dependent on experience. Last spring the children IT IS HARD TO PREDICT HOW A SPECIES
What are the conditions of all or- the action of Congress' in grantingthat of the editorial Tamil made ice-cream
anges imported into this, country from ample protection which will stimulate many times in the shade of a large, WILL ACT.
the shores of the Mediterranean and the orange industry of this coun- spreading pear tree, an \ they always The behavior of a species in a new
other European and'Asiatic ports? In poured out the refuse salt'nearly in country is frequently different from
M order to avert decay during the long try.Under no circumstance can this nation the same place. When the rainy sea that in its native locality. Being with .
period of transit no oranges shipped be justified in permitting the.un son came on the rains washed the salt out its natural checks,it will sometimes

from transatlantic groves,and designed checked importation of any article of down among the roots of the,tree with increase inordinately, as did the Icerya
.. for this market, are ever harvested in diet, the consumption of which may disastrous effect. The limbs directly! purchasi in California. The San Jose
a ripe condition. This fruit is gathered jeopardize the health of those who over the salt became defoliated. scale, so destructive in the United
Most ,of the fruit persisted( buf)it States, attracts so little attention wher-
weeks before it has matured, and the consume,it. ,
yellow ripe appearance of its rind,whenit The almost criminal Indifference on stopped growing ancLbecame, strongly e/er it originally came from, that we
reaches our shore,is the result of the the part of this government becomes'the impregnated with salt. ,Several of the do not to this day know with any certainty "
i intense heat incurred in the hold of the more manifest when the'fact is limbs finally died back from three to its original habitat. Species
ship during the voyage. When thsfrutt'ls demonstrated that within the borderof six feet. All the other ,leaves and closely allied to the San Jose scale,natives

,:,-1 consumed by the people of this our own country we possess an :, fruit on the tree were unharmed. The of the United States,are not near
unexcelled of fruit ripened at the time of the ly destuctive. The red scale of the
countryit presents most tempting ap orange; region by'that proper ,
pearance., Unlike, its prototype from any.citrus'section,of the world.It normal size and flavor, no trace of orange, Aspidiotus aurantii, in Jama-
.. ,the Dead Sea,'it does not turn to ashes is admitted that the orange belt saltiness in ,the juice:: The salted cia never infests citrus fruits birt' occurs -
on the lips, but is equally without,taste of the United States is confined,to a area on,the'ground corresponded exactly on lignum vitae, and palms; aow
different its habits in California!
or merit. It .is wholly: like the de contracted.area, yet the enormous, output with the injured part of the are
licious,.ripe fruit which comes to'our of combined groves of California tree overhead, showing that the sap In[ Japan there is a scale almost exactly -

market from the beautiful ,and"thrifty' ,' Louisiana and Florida has'"re ,worked on. perpendicular. .. lines. identical with the San Jose scale,


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Equivalent to Actual 6 to 8 I Sulphate of Potash .-.20 to 24 "
.. Magnesium Sulphate,Lime,Calcium Sulphate,Organic Mat- I Potash Actual 10 to 12 "
ter, ... 65 to 70 Magnesium Sulphate, Chloride, Calcium Sulphate .
Made exclusively from Nitrate of Soda Cotton Seed Meal Blood, ; etc.. .t. 55 to 6Q" "
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:!This is a'soluble,'quick acting and lasting fertilizer. The nitrogen Blood,Bone, Dissolved Bone, and r Sulphate of Potash.Manufactured .

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quick growth The potash from sulphate of potashonly.
"The Fertilizer House of Florida,"
Try;if.alongside i of the more 'expensive.brands and be convinced. JKCKSONiZILLB: : PLK.

We.: also havea: large,supply1 of the Celebrated H. J. Baker & Bro.'s Complete Vegetable and Orange Tree Manures. Also a Complete

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

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which infests citrus trees, which the mulberry pests, etc., any of which various quarantine stations as often as shall be allowed entry into the United

real San]ose scale never.does in America would be extremely undesirable' im his duties permitted, and so help to States, only at such ports of entry, and

Therefore,. in view of such factsas portations. There are many other keep them up to a proper state of be under prescribed such rules by the and regulations Secretary 'of, as'Agri may .

these,we can fairly say that we nev- i pests> in Europe, the West Indies, efficiency. The Morelos orange culture in concurrence with the Secretary

knowwhat we are in for when- we Mexico, etc., which need not now be I worm illustrates the good such a of the Treasury.

introduce a'-new scale. enumerated. traveling agent might do. It was 3. The inspection of such trees, vines,

CLIMATIC BARRIERS CANNOT ALWAYS. INJURIOUS FUNGI. only by actually visiting :Mexico thatit fruits, berries, plants, cuttings, grafts,
could be ascertained that the Morelos buds, bulbs scions, pita, roots, and seeds( ,
BE TRUSTED. At the same time, attention shouldbe shall be male by skilled experts appointed
'rapid'spread of some scale insects called to the fungi liable to be in- oranges were infested; but having the by the Department of agriculture, who
information, we were in a position to I shall have passed an examination proving
shows that they can endure great troduced from abroad. Thus there is -
fclimate.Vhile protect ourselves, had we had the competency in the work of inspection -
differences : the climatic a most injurious cane fungus
sugar the border. and all such work shall be under
.barriers to the spread of some prevalent in several of the islands of necessary machinery on the; Department of Agriculture.

species'are'real' and important, it will the West Indies ; and the West In- ....... 4. That no trees, vines, fruits, berries,

not do'to trust. too'much to them. It dian grape rust is a most perniciouspest. Fruit Quarantine. plants, cuttings, grafts, buds, bulbs, scions -

probable that the-very raid repro- The latter was once found in Editor Farmer and I+Fruit-Grower: pits, roots, or seeds, shall be imported -

duction of coccidre enables "them to this, country, many years ago, but'has You will, I trust, be interested in the into the United States from, any for-

quickly 'adapt themselves to changes not been seen here since, while it enclosed essay by ,Professor T. D. A. : eign country, or be sold or offered, or exposed -
I for sale in the United States which
climate'through the survival of [the abounds in Jamaica.WHAT Cockerell, on the danger to American contain or are affected'with any, i insect

fittest -Thus if there are a million ARE WE GOING TO DO ABOUT IT. horticulture irom the introduction of pest, scale insect, worm, larvae; fly moth,
scales in *an 'orchard which is touched injurious insects; also the bill I have weevil, or any other injurious 'Insect, or
In the of the writer the
.. by!,frost,, ifonly one gravid female survives 'opinion prepared, in Which the evil is soughtto their eggs, larvae,or pupa),or any fungus,
circumstances call for
a general system or other disease, injurious to fruit, or
it 'will suffice to eventually re be remedied so far as foreign in-
of horticultural quarantine. If fruit-trees or plants, or plant-life.
stock th /orchard'and with a sects are concerned. We believe this
compar- there had been any doubt on the sub- 5. That all trees, vines' fruits, berries,
atively frost-proof race. 'Be this as it to be a very important matter, and buds
ject, Mr. Craw's recent report should plants,cuttings,grafts, ,bulbs,scions,
may, the peach scale, Diaspis amygda- surely set it at rest. It from hope you will agree with us and will pits, roots, or seeds, imported into the
li flourishes' at D. appears all the favorable sentiment United States from foreign
equally 1VashingtoD, his list of vessels San encourage any country,
arriving at
C,and in the tropics,'and many others possible by the use of your columns. shall be examined by an inspector, duly
Francisco that about half of the
could be cited which endure great differences plants What we hope to do is to secure the qualified and appointed by the Depart
brought on them were scaly or other went of Agriculture, and working under
endorsement the National FruitGrowers'
of climate in different of by -
parts wise infested. And now that' his the provisions of this Act, i immediatelyupon
their range. scale insects have been identified it is Convention, at its forthcoming their arrival at their port of entry
THE: ORANGE WORM TRYPETA LUDENS. that meeting in Washington, March 5, into the United States. If found to be
Mr.J?. G. Havens sends me.a veryinteresting shown very many of them are of legislation drafted on broad and clean and free from any fungus or :other
article this foreign to the United States. Even ample provisions seeking to protectour disease, or any insect pests, scale insects,
on subject."ItWaswell since the I have flies moths weevils other injurious
report was printed, or -
from these
known' that the Morelos industry dangers.
insects, or their or larvae or
received from him another lot, in- eggs, ,
oranges were wormy, but in former eluding two new species of scales Thanking you in advance for your pupae, then the said inspector shall issuea
into assistance I remain certificate setting forth these facts And
years they have not been shipped ,
from Japan, and a species foreign to '
the articles in the said certificate
the United States. But owing to the I FELIX G. HAVENS, specified -
the United States from Central America '
Horticultural together with a duplicate of the
freeze in Florida, these wormy oranges these being additional to those certificate, shall be delivered to the con-

have lately been shipped in quantity, given in the'report..- It must not be Riverside, California.We signee. I

to supply our markets. It will be forgotten, also,. that when a pest has 6. That all l trees, vines, fruits, berries,
surprising if before a year is out we reached this it need not, be 'subjoin the leading sections of plants,cuttings,grafts,buds,bul os;'scions
,do not hear, of this insect in the country the proposed bill.A pits, roots, or seeds, imported into theUnited
allowed to spread unhindered. But _
States from any foreign country, _
of Florida California.
orange groves th 'question 'of inter-state regulationsis and found, upon inspection, to contain, f'
Had any .well informed person been aside from the, purpose of the pres-: To prohibit the Importation Into, and or be affected with any insect pest, scale
stationed on the border he could have Sale of Diseased or Insect-Infested larva moth
ent essay, and should receive separate insects! worm, fly, weevil or
Fruit Trees Vines Fruits Berries
these other injurious insect their larva
stopped oranges on ascertaining or eggs,
consideration . Buds
Plants, Cuttings, Grafts, Bulbs,
or other'dise&seinjurious
pupae, or any fungus, or
... they came. In addition to the. above, at least Scions, Pits, Roots and Seeds, in the to fruit or fruit-trees, or plants,
JAPANESE SPECIES. one competent, entomologist should I United States. or plant life, shall be denied entry into

Dr. L. 0. Howard has given some travel in the various countries from 1. 'No fruit trees, vines, fruits, berries, the United States, and must either be.

particulars 'concerning the injurious which:'we'receive plants, to determinethe plants,cuttings, grafts, buds, bulbs, sci- shipped back to the point or conntry'froinwhence
ons pits'roots, or seeds kind, it came or burned or des tr6y d
insects of Japan, other than scale in- presence of pests and warn us of shall be admitted into the Unite States within three days from the time of inspection -

,sects, but as he'says, our.informationis their probable advent The successof from any foreign country except under and the inspector shall have .power '

as yet'very incomplete. There are Professor Townsend's recent tripsto the provisions of this Act. to. decide upon which course_to pursue.
the'peach worm, the Japanese gypsy :Mexico for this purpose. indicates 2. Tory out the provisions of this 7. All persons or firms,or companies i "
Act, all trees,vines berries,fruits,plants, corporations importing into the United
moth a rice stalk borer a caterpillar how much thereJs to be done.The
buds 4'I
cuttings, grafts, bulbs, scions, pits, States any of the articles above enim&r-:
boring in the fruit of the pear, several same individual might inspect'the, roots, or seeds, from foreign countries, I ated must notify the officer in charge ofr



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the' inspectionof of! such .articles-' ,'at the lands.of the Eastern States compar- soft. The grower who has not tried bestnot ,to use much.stable J manure! on, "
port though1which entry is sought to be atively little pruning appears to be the; effects of regularly 'fertilizing orchards. It promotes large wood-
na.& ";.Sl hm. )tyrelve J hours after the ar-. necessary. Some growers practice 3earing.orchards will be surprised atthe.dierence growth, but it is also likely tQ.breed,
ri such merchandise in the
s r/ThAt: I.l who port.shall "shortening in" annually over the in quantity and qualityof fungous diseasesL which grow .most,
; any person persons: ,
-: 'sell: or offer, or expose for Bale any importdtrees whole top, but in general this is not the fruit which will result from vigorously in the excess of sap in trees
vines, frnltsbemes; ,plants desirable.. However, if the tree has careful fertilization. Judiciousfertilization that have too much nitrogen ancl .
gmfla\ ._buds, bulbs, scions! pits, roots; or nade an exceedingly vigorous growth will bring large, returns in the too little fertilizer. The pear especially ...
Seeds,without the certificate of an author- it. can be practiced to good advantage way of fine crops and good prices. needs to be mainly fertilized
izedTtispect r.as: provided for in this Act,
: and from the .vendor.shalli'ebe and is generally best donein Even the most barren looking yellows with mineral manures, as these last
/'gujilty ofra; misdemeanor, andnponconyiction early spring.. The. aim in prun- nds without clay subsoils can be will not cause blight, but will tend
: thereof shall be fined ing should be to, get a tree free made to produce enormous crops of rather to prevent it by promoting
-- not less,.than(fifty dollars nor more than from dead wood and full nearly to the luscious fruit year after year by proper healthy foliage.-Journal: pi Agricul..
five handred .dolla'rs.or by imprisonment main trunk of small branches capableof attention to cultivation and fertiliza- ture( _
not 1e than sixty days or more than one -
year, ortby,both such fine and ,imprisonment bearing fruit. Care should, be tion. Where it is impossible to pro- Eating Fruit for Health. .
taken in pruning to avoid cutting cure fertilizers the must depend -
for..each and.eyeryvoffense. grower Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
away bearing branches from the base on prolonged cultivation of the A number of years ago I went
Peaplj t. .':r Market_ of the limbs, for by this method long, soil and the occasional growth in the North, and on the steamer got.in com-
The orchard subsequent to planting straggling branches, having fruitbearing orchard of green crops for plowing pany with a young physician from
should be cultivated' as carefully as.a limbs .at the, top only, are often under, e. g., cowpeas, crimson clover, South' Florida. In. speaking of the
field of corn. The practice of suc- _produced. Some .growers prune the etc. Much can be done in.the way of health uf this State in summerhe was
cessju r \growers varies a good deal in trees"so that the main trunk shall be furnishing an orchard food by repeated quite of the opinion that 'very few. if
this particular. Some cultivate theorc6arCi Four, or five feet high, but in generalthis stirrings of the soil.-Western' Fruit- any, people here could have, good
from the start without crops; is notto.be,recommended. It is Grower. health in summer without;taking some
others plant corn or tomatoes betweenthe much better to make them branchlow c medicine at stated times. I.contro:
trees for the first two or three in vase form. The only advantage of Foreign Navel Oranges.The verted this, and while admitting that
years-that is, until l the orchard comes the other method is greater -ease in foreign fruit-growers are doing thereare, places here where jt is difficult -
into bearing. There is no objection cultivating close to the tree, and it has all they can'to regain the ground which to keep well, in most parts of
to this, provided the soil is strong and on the whole disadvantages which has been lost to them by the advancein the State= one could have good health
''well'f fertilized;'on the contrary, there more than counterbalance, one of the importance of California oranges. by adapting oneself to the climate.I .
appear to be some advantages. There which is the greater 'exposure of the During the last few weeks there; have have.seen no reason to change my
is.a. choice, however, ; in crops that trunk to hot suns, and another the been placed on the Philadelphia mar- views since then, and am firmly of,the
should be grown, and on no account increased danger of.injuring the bark ket a considerable quantity of foreign opinion that the judicious use. of fresh
should potatoes or wheat be cultivated of the trunk by plows and cultivators. navel oranges, which have a practically fruits, raw or cooked, ripe and per
in orchards. As soon as the trees Unless the trees are on strong landit unknown quantity. fect, avoidance of overwork, and exposure -
come into bearing,no crop of any sort will be nece'ssary.s soon as they These foreign navels have come to dampness would\ insure as,
should be grown between them, but come into bearing and yearly there- from Valencia, Spain, and are packed good health here as in more northern
each year the orchard should receivea after, to give them each spring or thirty in a box. They have all the latitudes.
shallow spring 'plowing and fre- autumn some special fertilizer. Therecan appearance of the regular navel orange, Several.men and ,women.have died
,quent cultivations until July. Most of be no objection to the use of well- save the fact of being rather smaller here since I came who wereover
the growers i in the Middle Eastern composted barnyard manure. Where than the California fruit. They are eighty years old, who might have
States:prefer( not to cultivate the soil this is not procurable, dependencemust not as good ,as the latter, however,and lived longer with better homes, better
la.tefJh.n this, but in some regions it be put on clover and commercial the fact_ that they are navels will prob-- food, .and better clothing. Twenty-. ,
is .thepractice to cultivate all the year fertilizers, taking care always that the ably not increase their sale to any. i. five years ago there was little;chance
.. round: and r ,even in Delaware very latter are obtained from reliable material extent. for a man even in comfortable.circum-
5'sfuglowers\ have followed this sources. In general the dependence The navel orange is so called froma stances. o live comfortably and health
practice, keeping the soil stirred from shoulobe on potash salts and phos- peculiar appearance of one end, resembling fully.V th the'laws of health better
early spring until late autumn. As a phates rather than on nitrogenouV I that portion of the human understood, with better,appliances for
ruler.deep plowing! should be avoided. tilizers. The peach can be injured I body from ',which it takes its name. avoiding sickness and bidding defiance,
TJiepeach tree is almost as sensitive readily by excess of nitrogen. Its Hitherto California and Florida have to the changes ot the weather,. we r
to clean cultivation cotton or tobacco effect upon the trees is to produce ah had a practical monopoly,of the navel stand a fair chance to have quite a,
and no man can expect to be excessive growth of wood and foliageat orange-a monopoly which is now de number among us who will:pas four
very successful in the cultivation of the expense of the fruit. Fifty to a stroyed. score.
thejC peach who allows his trees to hundred pounds per acre of nitrate of The foreign; navel oranges still havea Among the summer fruits that: are,,
stand in sod or fails to give them soda or its eqivalent in dried blood or considerablo distance to go before peculiarly adapted to cure biliousness
clean tillage, during at least part of i sulphate of ammonia is usually as much they are abreast with the Californias.This costiveness, and other summer
the"season. nitrogenous fertilizer as any or- may be seen from the fact that disorders I place the fig first If
Opinions differ as to the proper ,chard requires, and'many orchards do the box of thirty commands only 45 everyone in the State: could have, a '
method of pruning. When the trees not need it at all. Muriate of potash, cents, while the same quantity of Cal- pint or more of ripe figs ,to ,eat, for 11i s
planted they should be cutback kainit, or sulphate of potash maybe ifornias-would bring 85 to 90 cents; breakfast I feel sure"the ,chill tonics,
to within one or two feet of the ground, used in large quantities without injury. Philadelphia GroceryVorld.. "little liver pills" and other nostrums'
the entire branched top being re- Four to five hundred pounds per acre would-have a very limited sale here..
moved.. The remaiping buds will can do no harm, provided it.is not Potash in the Orohard. 'Tis a good thing to eat to live, 'tis i
push vigorously, and three or four of put too close to the trunks of the All fruit growers know that potashin better to eat for health, ,strength and,
these,should 1 be, selected to form the .trees. I large amounts is necessary forbearing enjoyment. The great Manager! of
new*top, care being taken that.they I The same remarks apply to dissolved fruit trees. But they are very the Universe never intended that any
come out from different sides of the rock phosphates and to bone likely to delay its application until of his machinery, whether meantfor:
stem and not too close together, but superphosphates and various bone late in spring or sometimes in midsummer moving a planet or a human, body
atji distance of several inches up andOWQ.the mixtures. They have been appliedin when the young fruit is fast should get out of order or requjre a
trunk.. When the branches large quantities, even as high as a falling from the .trees for lack of the perpetual tinkering. Let us, adapt
from: these buds ,have grown to be thousand pounds per acre, without material to form its seeds. Then it is ourselves to this climate, and pot the
,several inches in diameter they should injury; generally lesser quantities will too late for the potash to do any good climate of a country a thousand miles
support! ".a spreading or vaseshapedtop. suffice. Potash salts Und phosphates that season, as there is seldom rain nearer the north pole. Let us,.eat.less
The proper starting of the new should be put on and plowed down in enough after mid summer-to dissolvethe of fats and sweets in Bummer, and
top is a,matter of some importance, the autumn, and nitrogenous fertil- potash and carry it within reach more of ripe, luscious fruits and "give
fo;/jf. U..of;the_ branches have been izers always in the spring. Usuallythe of the tree roots. The proper time to the doctors a rest."
allowed to grow out from nearly. the effects of the latter disappear.the apply any kind of fertilizer to an orch. M. CHESEBRO.
saIlCWin\! \ the trunk, when the same season. Where the grower has ard is in the winter. Then the North Mandarin.Mr. .
tree has'matured the giving way of a the opportunity to procure unleached melting snow and spring rains carry .....
single'limb under the :weight of fruitor hardwood ashes these also may be its soluble portions into the soil. C. W. White, of Citra, visited
stress of wind is very apt to involve used, and can be applied in large There is in every direction from a vigorous the Monarch Grove Monday. The lr
all \ rest,.and split ,the trunk from quantities without injury. A good tree such a. network of roots grove.is,but two miles west of Wildwood _
pM4top to bottom., Such mishaps can be homemade fertilizer can be preparedby that there is no possibility of the fertilizer ;- and is one of the sights jf) Flor
readily avoided by starting the main composting broken or coarsely being washed away through: the ida.. Eight hundred acres of beautiful -
bra&ce, .at different. heights. ground bones with unleashed hardwood soil without being at some point taken grove in splendid condi on.-
For orchards on most of the peach ashes until the bones become up and brought into the tree._, It, is Wildwood.Gazette. .

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!" FrnerTiic1ckeii thing in fact where a quick and luxur. are economized, and the size of the 60 *

iant'growth is called for there is noth- fruit is kept up to good standard. An EXPERIENCE YEARS

.- ing superior to our new plant. It is sure additional advantage is that the well-

fcTbe'Casaabaaana-The'New' OUm- to be valued by a great many for pruned plants can beset closer, and r

... ber. one or the other of the purposes to the danger from rot is much reduced.

OTttor Farmer and Frult-Grower: which it is adapted. It is a tender Many truckers allow a second branch

t "A 1S-year subscriber" asks for annual and even in the South it is a to'grow. It will be found that the

information about the latest novelty great advantage to start the plants sucker directly under the first fruit TRADE MARKS*

in climbers, and your reply is verygood under glass. The plants bear trans- cluster is very large and vigorous., By DESIGNS,
.. ,so far,as it goes, but as'it is not planting as well as any other, ,but keeping all superfluous growth pinched Anyone sending a sketch and description&may 0.
there are frequent occasions when a back this will qulcklTaacertain, free,whether an inTention
exhaustive, I appropriate an idle ten grow nearly or quiteas probably patentable. CommunicationsSCIENTIFIC strictly
small moveable cold frame is 'desira large as the main stalk simply forcing confidentiaL Oldest agency tor securing patenta
minutes, for supplying some ;additional Patents have .
information not embodied in your own ble for giving an early start in partially a fork. These two stalks shouldbe special notice taken in the through Munn'4i Co.office.,.

'reply.Firstly. shaded locations where the soil tied to a single stake, being carefulto
remains more or less cold as late as ,
leave sufficient for the stalksto
there is to the room
,a question as beautifully 1Auatrated, largest circulation of
botanical name of the new plant Mr, March. The frame could be movedto expand. If tied with three stringsat any lUiOIx! seiento months journal Specimen.weekly,terms copies t3.oo and a IL)ear 1

Normand.has the authority of Professor such a l location and put over the intervals as the stalks grow, no fear BOOK: ON PATETCS sent free. Address< D

Bailey of New York, and Dr. seed hills and as soon as It is safe remove need be.apprehended that the cord or MUNN & CO.,
the frame and l let the taketo 361 Broadway, New York.
Moris of Kew. Gardens for calling it plant stri! g will cut the stalks. Neither is
Secana Odorifera. its support. In such places little there any danger ef causing bleedingor

bottom heat would be helpful. A injury by puHing off even
None of botanies contain very
my any
rich loam is the best soil for '
sandy large suckers.-Southern Farm. Ior'ida
such genus as Secana, and :Mr.
Thomas Meehan of Philadelphiawrites the vine, but it can be made to grow ,ands
with the aid of little
me that there is no'such genus most anywhere a All About Chufas..
leaf mold and a mulch The latter is .Orajges ( .
mentioned in "Index Kewensis
I need I. Chufas are the best crop that M
a great advantage.usualll. say
which as he states is accepted as :'
be for and ReJorts
can feeding hogs
no more as I have wntten at some grown .'aii
being correct to date. In con I
up Xultry.The nuts or tubers have
length. But the fragrance of the ripe a
sideration of alf this we must quite .
thick skin and several like ;
"banana" is delicious. Thus far the eyes a nvestments ;.:,
naturally, conclude that for the and taste like : The
only obstacle found was the "melon potato, peanut '
present the botanical name of Cassa *" nuts in size from that,of a beanto : -.
vary Developments
worm It Was worse than usual the '. :
I banana is in question. That, matters ,
season. With watchfulness and ; something like three or four times .
little, the common name Cassabananawill the size. Each tuber makes
a large
it be checkmated attractions .
energetic measures can ,
no doubt stand, and all will ad- bunch of tops, resembling coarse ,or '," u.z, '
r, mit that this is long enough, for all I SAML. stiff grass, sometimes two or three feet Address, x:,
A. COOK.lilledgeville .
G. D.
practical Voluntarily or ACKERLY, :
purposes. high, and from a pint to half a gallon :-''\
otherwise it is more than probablethat Ga., March i, 1807.m of tubers. The nuts resemble those GENERAL PASSENCCR AGENT. '-+:Q"

there, will be frequent eliminations 4 .. THETROPICALTRUNKLIUE "
of nut-grass, the dreaded plant, and ,
of an "n" and an "a" or two by rapid Tomato Growing for Profit. every person buying chufas should be JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA.

a writers, especially. :Enough of the The trucker grows his plants in.'a particular that he does not get nut-

,name! hotbed to a good, stocky size, and sets grass palmed off on him for chufas.To Scientific American

The past season I made a very them out in a field, being particularly those who have grown chufas the Agency for

thorough test of the plant, and at the careful to take up a comparativelylarge difference is apparent, and to those

same time had for a like purpose.the block of the earth with each that have never grown chufas, let me

hearty.cooperation of two very intelli-- plant, so that the growth is scarcely say that the nuts of genuine chufasare

gent lady gardeners, (Mrs. C. and !. checked. Very soon he goes throughand oblong, while those of nut grass I

Mrs. T.) pinches out all suckers or sprouts. are almost round. Nut-grass only I -

In different situations and likewise This forces ,the sap into the main stalk, makes a small bunch of topsjusta CAVEATS,
treated differently, I had eight vines and induces early fruiting. Some few sprigs-while chufas make a .xIIP' DESIGN PATENTS

attain to maturity. Owing to the unusu- suckers may come from beneath the large bunch.. Stock will not eat the COPYRIGHTS, eta.
For information and free Handbook write to
ally destructive work of melon worms, surface of the ground. Thesemust tubers or hay of nut-grass, while they MUNN & CO., 861 Dao )w.n. New YORK.

my output of matured melons or also be ,pulled off, leaving a single greedily eat that of chufas. Chufas are Every Oldest patent bureau taken for securing out by us patents Is brought In America.before,
bananas was but a small fraction,of stem. in no sense of the word a" "pest," the public by a notice given free of charge la the -

the total number of fruits set on the As soon as the planting is completed while nut-grass has a tendency to Jtitutifie 1ut i'nu

eight'vines.I a split stake five feet in length spread, and is as hard, almost, to
secured six and Largest circulation of any scientific! paper In the
only perfect ones destroy as Johnson The yieldof Splendidly illustrated. No Intelligent
is firmly set at each plant, and about grass.: men be without' It.
d excepting 'one, eaten raw, these were the time the fruit is setting, each plant chufas on good soil is from soo ;VUBUSBXBS year;$L50 six, months. Addrew Weekly,MDNJT>g3.0O& CO a.
converted wife into 361 Droadw.New York City.
by my a very is tied with common cord, which has to 1.000 bushels of nuts and two to
delicious preserve, the four or. five five tons of hay acre.
previously been wound around a bit per? THE CULTIVATOR
1831 1896
of which I would had the characteristic
jars -
of plank, and cut thirteen to fourteen 2. Plant as early after the danger of -ANDaOIINTRYJENTbEMAN-
of "the 'widow's cruise and
inches in length. Each string is then frost is over as is convenient until
oil.. But alas! all
good things must tied firmly around the stake and loosely May 15. Soak seed thirty-six hours .

finally pass away. It is quite true about the stem of,the plant, so as not before planting. The land should be
"one his cake and it THE BEST OF THE
keep eat
to interfere with its growth, being careful well prepared and well rid of grass
too. jar was tapped; also not to allow the fruit clusterto seed. Plant in rows two and a halfto
'afternoon for the of DEVOTED TO
benefit :Mrs. A.
rub the stake. The three and half feet
who while her sprouts must a apart, drop- Farm Crops and Processes,
asseverating' capacityfor be'kept constantly, pinched off.. ping two or three chufas in hills Horticulture and Fruit-Growing,
all demanded of -
good things your : Three tyings are usuallynecessaryup eighteen inches apart in the drill. Live-Stock and Dairying,
,scribe where a peck of the seeds could While it also includes all minor departments of
need much
.. to the,time when five good clustersof Chufas do not cultivation
be had? Rural interest,such as the Poultry Yard, Entomology
fruit have set. When these. aggregate '-just enough to keep clear of grass ,Bee-Keeping Greenhouse and Grapery,
Yes the Cassabanana makes Veterinary Replies Farm!Questions and Answers,
very twenty or twenty-five tomatoes, and weeds.< The grass and weeds Fireside Reading, Domestic Economy,and a summary
excellent preserve, a marmalade or the top is pinched off,'and the whole near the plants- and in. the.bunches of the News of the Week. Its Market Reports -

curry, which cannot be said of many strength ql,,the' plants is centered in should be pulled by hand, as it injuresthe is are paid unusually to the complete Prospects,and of the much Crops attention as

climbing vines. the production 'of firm, bright, smooth chufas to plow too near them, throwing light upon one of the most importantof
all questions When to Buy and When to Sell.
.,- The vine makes the most luxuriant tomatoes, of good 'and uniform size. especially in the. summer months. It is liberally illustrated,and contains more reading .

growth in a given time of any vine I I Care must be taken to leave foliage When the tubers germinate one little : price matter is$2.50 than per ever vear,before.but we offer The a subscription SPECIAL

have any knowledge of. For cover- above the top cluster for. shade. sprig makes its appearance, and then' REDUCTION in our

ing summerhouses, for concealing Pinching back the suckers will tend they come thick and fast all around CLUB HATES FOR 1896.

chimneys, or anything of an unsightly to increase the size'of the leaves, make this first one. Two Subscription,in one remittance .....$ 4
.... 10
character, such as rough or shackly ing ample shade for the.fruit. 3. Plant from a peck to half bushel l Six Ten Subscription Subtrriptlom, ,M ** ....IS

fences, for shadowing porches and The objection that pruning leaves: per acre. PTTo aU NEW subscribers for 1806,paying

verandahs in summer, and giving an the fruit too much exposed and causes I 4. To this I prepared to answer in from advance our receei now pt we of will the send the paper WEEKLY,i,

appearance of life and verdancy to sunburn is not borne"out in practice,, emphatically, noJL On the Barston Address ifotf, without charge. Specimen copies FREE.

dead or nearly dead trees, for summer By persistently,.checking superfluous i.1 i j farms, this county, chufas have_ been LUTHER TUCKER & SOY Publisher, _

adornment of gateway arches, for anyXJfcffi growth, both plant food and moisture grown for some tenor twelve years, in AJjBAXY: ]f. r.

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to chufaS: They have spread ;
; put never: --------------
} '-on' this farm, and, there has never Edited by s. S.DeLANOY.Apopka.Ra.

been one thing done to keep them from .... ............ ...- -"'"- ....- '"'- Popular Poultry Farm i':

:; :it Two years ago corn was planted on Care of Pigeons.In 0
' this plantation where chufas had been
7., keeping fancy pigeons, the nearer
grown the year before. .Some plants assimilate their
can surroundingsto
forward in the but.in cultivating you RP0PK FLp
spring, nature the better.. The loft where 11I I t
the corn the chufas were killed they are kept in confinement shouldbe -e-\ / t *
outright. By pasturing to hogs in
kept scrupulously clean, says a
the summer the chufas will be distroy- writer'in the American Poultry Jour CORNISH INDIAN GAMES

miD one summer. Chickens will destroy nal, which can be easily done with I .

chufas confident also. that chufas" IS.1 very little trouble by having the floor I\ Sharp's and Import d. The best Table Fowl known.
am covered with sand or fine gravel to the Great for Broiler
,grow anywhere in the United States or of inch in
!depth an summer, changingto
Mexico. I have letters from those who pine sawdust in the winter. This C &l.BLACK..MIN RCA .&

have grown them and some of them should be carefully raked over at least
have had better success with them Larger than Leghorns. Good layers-of Large White Eggs.
week rake
with a sufficientlyclose
than ',we have here in Mississippifrom in teeth to remove the droppings. 0 w a
Texas Arkansas. Missouri; Kansas E Eggs Still at Panic Prices-81.35 per Setting Settings: .:.00.
; The roost, as well as all woodwork on
Ohio Michigan, etc. I think this A few Sum mer-Hatched Minorca Cockerels at f 2.00 each-crossed on common
which the pigions can rest, should, by stock will increase eggsand beautify your stock.
is conclusive. of be made
means a scraper, perfectly
a suited chufas is
land best
6. The to-
land clean.A prompt the Hens not to attempt also prefer light and will l remain out-
a dry, sandy not too dry,though inches reproduction
three four and
to deep
pan side of the brooder and become chilled
they will grow on most any soil if i it size of'their species with such unfavorable -
of sufficient for the number of
is not too wet. The richer the land conditions against them. rather than go-under the cover whereit
the better. To those who have no birds kept to bathe in, should be daily When.the farmer can so keep the fowls : is warm but dark. All birds havean

rich land,:let me say to them that they filled with clean much water, as there is as to afford l. em spring conditions in instinctive dread of darkness. As

can make lots of chufas and hay by nothing they so enjoy-as a good the winter, they will lay; and it is safeto soon as the sun begins to set they
.bath. also fresh rlDkI
using commercial fertilizers or well I They require claim that shelter, with an abundance seek a safe retreat before darkness

rotted manure. ing-water daily. ot light and warmth is more po- comes, and bright and early in the

The hay from a crop of chufas will That pine sawdust is the best,ingre tent than food, though it is also necessary morning they go where ,it is light.
dient for the boxes all
filling nesting that they have food to The poultry house should have large
more than pay the cost of cultivation. if proper .
who have used it and
i It is my opinion that the farmers of agree, / duringthe enable,them-to produce eggs'regularly, windows. There are those who affirm
this country have in chufas what they breeding season tobacco stems cut and supply bodily heat for their preser- that too much glass radiates the heat,

in suitable for the constructionof
lengths that it also admits heat and ,
have been needing for these vation.Farm and Fireside. light as
many nests are used, you may feel reason- well as rendering the interior of the
viz. which
years, : something upon they .
ably sure no lice will harbor there. White Guineas.It
and As the
' and raise their house cheerful inviting.
can meat cheaply Sawdust alone is considered almost a to have a few white guineason
pays hens will be contented they will
home. Chufas need
at no harvesting
keepingperfectly the severest wintersin sure preventive against this -pest Qf! the farm. The egg is not large, but also be more thrifty, have better appe-
unclean quarters. it has a fine flavor and comes in the
tites, be less liable to disease,and will
the ground. Just give hogs a
your In feeding, where it is convenientto greatest abundance about the time your the ,winter.
produce more eggs during
chance at chef and watch the results.
do so,give the feed early each morn- prize Plymouth Rocks are molting.The --- ..-_
Chufas will lie in the ground until ing and again before dark at night but white guinea is not to be despisedas Poultry as a Specialty.Use 1 .

spring, so r-ogs can be pastured on do not give any more than is eaten up a table fowl, having a rich yellow the farm,for poultry by givingthe
them six to ight months. I would recommend -
clean at each meal. Birds kept a little skin and delicate, fine-grained flesh, flocks plenty of room, and work
'ceding a little, corn or some f
hungry'will take more exercise, keeping with a view, to making the hens pay,'
other grain to hogs while'on chufas,as
in better condition than if overfed.
the same as is done for the cows, and
they will tire of any one feed aftera best of wheat and To chickens from
Use only the peasas keep eating eggs, the results will be satisfactory. Fifty
while. I have tried every variety regular feed. Corn is recommended keep plenty of ground bone, oyster? hens on one acre could give at least a
that know of, and give my prefer- instead of peas during the cold winter shells and fine gravel before the flock clear of dollar hen
'< '' profit one a or fifty
ence to the Improved Cluster.., nights. To these may be added with all the time, that they may have it at dollars to the acre, and the ,cost for
They are a grand improvement over'the advantage occasionally millet and will. Then construct the nests some shelter will be less .than for larger
older sorts. seed with little where in a dark place under a shelf.It
canary a hempseedwhen stock. The fact that so few know howto
have tried make this letter brief '
I to in molt. is well to feed a little salt and meat. flocks for is
and at the same time explicit: Any .. keep large profit proof
They should at all times have a full
that farmers have all along neglected
further information, though, will be of of kind.A The Early Broods.
supply gravel or grit some poultry, giving the hens on the farm
cheerfully given, provided a stamp or
combination The broods of chicks shouldbe
inclosed. very satisfactory can early but little notice, yet on the poorest
stamped envelope Ranch.is -Texas be made of fine gravel, old mortar, salt kept warm; that is more essential farms poultry can be made a specialty.

Farm and I and common earth. than food. In addition to grain, such i There are good markets for eggs closeto

Potatoes for Hens. To keep the loft in nice conditionit as boiled oats, cracked corn, screen- nearly all the farms, as winter prices.

Small potatoes are worth as much should be whitewashed once a year., ings, etc., little chicks should have will show. ,

for feeding to poultry :as the large As soon as the young are able to meat The cheap portions of beef, .
tubers. The value of an article does leave the nest-box, should be refilled liver. blood or the refuse parts maybe Judgment in Feeding Corn.

not" always depend on its market with fresh sawdust, and the young will used. An excellent mess is'to boil a While corn is an essential in the

price, but on the use to which it may do better if it is cleaned occasionallywhile pound of chopped lean beef or liver winter to assist in producing heat to

applied. Hens are very partial to potatoes they occupy it. until cooked to pieces. Then thicken ward off the cold, it is not the best

and if the small ones are cooked By following these rules your birds the broth, while boiling with a mixture grain to use after the weather beginsto

and, led to them they can pick them will keep in good health, and, being of equal parts of buckwheat,corn moderate. The question, then, is,
to pieces without any other prepara- nice and clean, will be a pleasure to meal and middlings,adding salt to sea which of the grains seould be used.'

tion. As winter food for ducks small look""at. son. Let it cook until it is the consist- The difference in the several grains, so

potatoes are excellent. Separate them ency of stiff dough, and feed it warm far as the proportion of fat and starchis

\ from the larger ones and store themin Warmth and Eggs. once a.day, giving the chicks as muchas concerned, is but very little, and it

a convenient place where they can As soon as spring opens the hens they will eat at one time. becomes a matter of how to feed grain
will unanimous -I-.-4-,- rather than which how much shouldbe
be easily handled :when ,wanted for seem to be laying, or
use.-Fanner's Home. and many persons will, no doubt, attribute Light and Eggs. used. ,One point to observe is to

i the change to a greater varietyof Light influences the laying on the use more oats and buckwheat and less

Weed Them Out. food and an abundance .of green part of hens. Put'a'flock in a dimly corn and wheat, but always make it a

Weed out the flocks,dispensing with material, which, no doubt, will assist lighted poultry house, and, no matter rule to compel the fowls to work and

really old ,stock,. and the undesirable greatly, but the real stimulus to layingin how comfortable it may be, fowls will scratch.
young. A few good hens, well cared the spring is due to the warmer cluster together in some, corner out ...... r-
A fair of sand
_,for,will raise more chickens next summer weather. It is not that the cold of side and brave all the storms that may the soil amount is sufficiently is retentive an advantageif to resist f .'

than if a great flock is crowded winter cannot be endured J. by the fowls, come-in preference to remaining in a I drought and to hold the fertilizers ape f

together in unhealthy coops. but'the severe periods are trying,whichIiiii'i' dark. and cheerless "abode.- Chicks I plied. '

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:. = Dover leadsthe; market for elegant How She Cured,.Him of Shiftlessness. .: .
s luscious strawberries.this witha .- : J )
season, 1
heavy crop, That section of Hills- Of all things to despise, the chief it.. r 'I I, 3 e I s

,borough county is peculiarly the home one is, according to my notions, shift i \.' .

..",. of this delicious fruit,+ and followingthe l essness.. Some years ago,I, in.a foolish {,, Y :;;..' t

.. success made by the DeShongs moment, married Hezekiah Porter,
many people are.growing the berry to and shortely thereafter discoveredthat I FRUIT CARRIERS! Ii IiThe I Ir

their own,profit as well as pleasure. he was one of that kind of menwho.proclain

'.The'shipments this season so far have on every convenient occasion r Standard of Excellence. !

brought fancy prices, and the peopleof that a woman's place is in the
Send for and Prices from First lands)
the neighborhood .have already house, and. for a long time it was uphill Catalogue

begun to talk of enlarging their crops work for him to make enough SOUTff SIDE NFl C( PETERSBURG. :

next season.. As a, sample lot one money on the farm,,to meet the.pay- .-- ,
man received'$38 net fora fortyeightquart ments on the mortgage, as they fell --

refrigerator shipment last week. due, which was all owing to his shift-

Tribune. essness. There was waste fences
Tampa got
Prepare a syrup with one small cup in honeycomb style, or several colors
down and a lack of and.order
:Messrs. Williams & Hubbard have system of water one-half cup of sugar: One. may be used, arranged in stripes.
everywhere and as things kept
set out 2,300 camphor trees., Mr. C. ; going spoonful of lemon juice and a little of The weaver usually makes no extra
from bad to worse I decided that it
B. Hubbard has planted 2,000 trees the: grated rind. Blanch and chop charge for striping the chain. One
was high time for me to take hold in
and Mr. W. B. Clore has started
J a fine'almonds enough to make two and one.fourth pounds of rags will,
the and restore order
young grove of .J,ooo trees,all on their management, tablespoonfuls; have the same quantity if fine and even, make one yard of
Haw Creek land. They keep about out of chaos. .It was a bright day in : chopped raisins, and cut-into carpet. .Never buy any but the best
April a day never to be in
eight men employed, on'an average. bits two dozen candied cherries; add of'chain, and allow"one pound for
the annals of that startedin.
our history
Besides the large orange groves there, these to the other ingredients. Place every three yards.

"Mr. Clore has started a new one)and Hezekiah had been ploughing; as ,over the fire, and when the syrup be- Preparing .the rags for the carpet
he came by the house to his team
now there are 20,000 trees in that put comes hot draw to the back of the need not be the tedious and disagreeable -

locality; embraced in the, groves of away, I asked him to plough up a stove and cook slowly thirty minutes. task it is so often considered. In

:Messrs. Williams & Hubbard, Mr. C. garden patch next to the kitchen.I When the apples are baked take fact a basket of strips ready to sew,

B. Hubbard, Mr. Thomas H. Strykerand had procured a note-book, mean- them from the pan and' set close together !makes handy and enjoyable pickup
ing to keep track of the time Hezekiah
others. It is certainly one of the dish work for odd
on a pretty taking care moments, as It may be
wasted it intentions
being to
most'promising sections in this part of ray not to break them. Fill the center done almost mechanically, requiring
spend only as much time day in
Florida. No fertilization is used ; per and between the apples with pieces of less mental exertion than does the
he ,wasted. That
garden as note-
around the orange trees, as the land ny cooked'fruits, and pour over them the knitting of a stocking or a bit of lace.
book now'considered by me as a
thereabouts is considered rich enough lot.syrup. Serve the apples cold with If the carpet is to be hit or miss, the
sacred relic.to be handed down to our
without it. Some fertilizer is used for
whipped cream piled around theI .- material should all be cut and mixed
y vegetables to push them.-Florida posterity, shows how remiss' a man can Western Rural. before any is sewed into balls, so the "
be whose chief faults is shiftlessness.
r Philosopher. l' f ".4 colors be distributed
may > evenly and
And law sakes alive! it startles even
In. of the old About Bag Carpets. uniform The
some parts "orangebelt" throughout rags are
Hezekiah now when he looks'at.it.
from recent ,cold snaps one is During the summer months notes There are few things that add so then put in bags where they will be

lead.to question if native ,sweet seed- my much to the home-like appearance of safe from dust When sewed they
are as follows: Per dayAveragetime
lings and late ripening sorts are. safe the family sitting room'as does a well- should be wound into balls, weighing
to lighting and filling pipe
investments, or will do to depend on. 40 made rag carpet. It preferable to a about one pound each. It is but little
minutes time to '
Protecting large areas of tall trees minutes; average time to chasing loafing,after 50 hemp or ingrain, because it is more trouble when a garment is worn out,

laden with fruit is probably but of the ; average durable,and does not show the marksof to select the portions suitable for car-
cow minutes time to look-
question, even with the newest experiment ing for 15 tools left laying;average where last used muddy or dusty feet so plainly.In pet rags, leaving out all seams, hems

of icing.them"which was recently 20 minutes making a grand sum to-, rag carpets, as in other things, ;and thick places, wash and lay the

:- tried,by an orange grower at Emporia. tal of 2 hours; and ijp minutes for me there have been many improvementssince pieces away for use. It is surprising
Even if this the of how soon a large of material
were a sure protectionto days our grandmothers, amount
to spend in garden. ..
fruit it could my and of those made will accumulate how little work it
late-ripening not : house-work done many now are artistic or _
was carefully
be used in the great majority of cases and beautiful in effect So great is to prepare them.
each day and as promptly was
for lack of water and appliances. my demand for this kind of floor cover- Some housekeepers prefer striped
work As .
garden accomplished.
,Would it not be well to lessen the result the garden proved to be a suc-a ing has arisen, that it, is regularly carpets, and are always anxious to get

w anxiety and risk by budding to,'early cess from start to finish. Beside furnishing quoted in the catalogues of carpet new and pretty designs. During a

ripening .varieties? Early.ripening dealers, and in many of the large cities recent visit to a weaver, I saw some
our sixty-four
kinds ,will find as good a market as ; their manufacture has become an beautiful striped carpets and will describe .
lars' worth of sold. .
later, and it is a safe time to ship fruit, vegetables was, established industry. They.. are certainly one of them. The plain stripewas

October and November.-W.H. Has. Retrospectively now. as we glanceover economical, for they cost noth.. made of dark rags sewed hit or
the old, diary Hezekiah and I
kell, in Times-Union. declare that plan, of opening his ing but the small amount paid for the miss; the bright ,stripe was composed

A magnificent private car arrived eyes tp,his shiftlessness my proved to be chain and weaving, and will bear an of three threads of blue, two of white,

here Saturday, the 20th,via the Plant the stepping-stone to better times and Immense amount of hard wear. i two black, two yellow, four light
System, containing Governor Hoyt, fortune and that if he had worked Rich, dark colors, well mixed and green, four green, four dark green, ,
Colgate Hoyt, Leland Hoyt, Messrs." during working hours industriouslyand sewed hit or miss, warped with dark two black, three pink, four light red,
chain can fail to two dark red and four black., The
Barry and Carpenter of New. York, persistently, an additional $100 hardly produce' a ,

accompanied by L. J. P. Bishop and' could'have been deposited at the same good effect, and some of the carpetsso white rags were dyed green, red blue

H. B. Stevens of Citra, Fla. A majority time that I turned over the bag of made are beautiful, having much and pink with diamond dye and used
of these gentlemen interestedin the appearance, where the colors are for it. The four threads of .black is
silver the of
I proceeds my garden, chosen of rich Turkish the center of the fancy stripe and the
the,ownership of the Bishop, Hoyt made and worked at during ,the time judiciously ,
& Co.'s orange groves in Lake, Ma that a shiftless man had spent in idle- carpeting. Such a carpet is more preceding colors are reversed for the

non and Sumter counties, and were ness.-Grden's,Fruit Grower suitable for a bedroom than one thatis other half.

on a tour of inspection. They were | I I in constant use, font is a well-known Now if you cannot afford the new

agreeably surprised find their island Fanoy Baked Apples.A fact that a dark carpet shows dust ingrain or Brussels carpet you would

1 grove in bloom showing a prospectof delicious way.to.cook and serve and dirt more than a lighter one. like, gather up the rags in the closets

a yield of five or six hundred boxes. apples for,a company luncheon is thus: All white or very light goods should and attics and convert them into ,a

Mr. Jones was ,declared their banner Use.a medium-sized tart apple.. Peel be colored, ,and the djamohd dyes carpet You will be sure to be pleased

superintendent and complimented on and core. Place the, apples in,a bating for cotton produce beautiful colors with the result, and the expense will

the cleanly and orderly appearance of dish and pour river them half a cup that do not fade. The strips shouldnot be so small that anyone can afford

all their belonging in his charge, and of water.' Put the pan in a hot oven, i be more than a yard long to produce them-Clara Hammond.

was instructed to.push with all his and when the apples become heated the best effect and should be .v v
the rehabilitation each one cut narrow so the carpet will not Do not expect to grow healthful trees .
ability, of the entire sprinkle over sugar enough for along number of the ,
grove property.-Orange Bend. itemIn to.form a coati_ g,-and bake.them until be'coarse and heavy. The warp maybe spot of ground without years adding on some same fer

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,l t PREVENT SERIOUS CON-. mmtmrnmDIARRH&A Ribera Pecan + Grove and Pecan Nursery,

The Danger of Neglecting a "Common A Sore,Safe,Quick Core for then
Cold." Serious and Often Fatal! laaPinKl1e 1 8e6--1 897. _.

_ I'x'Maladlee' Slay,Result from .. 2 OOoo SEEDLING PECAN TREES, Two Years old from my own Pecans,15 to al inches .
.' high,and many even higher,at $IO: 00 per hundred with liberal dlseount. In lots of 1,000 and .
Carelessness.From ( over. Terms,Cash with order; ShfpmentudirecUd.. Transit charges to be paid by purchaser '
Ths News, Harritonljurg, La. ?, on receipt. No responsibility after.shipment. '
Box Bagdad, Florida.
In mostlnstances colds are the result (rnm: BITS';) -
: of imprudence a lack of forethought. l ;
Used Internally and !
,Fven, in cases wRere a sudden change in Extent!!?. FOR THE TWENTY-SECOND YEAR. > .
Two Sizes, 25c.end BOe.bottles '
the weather or an unavoidable exposureis ,
responsible for,' the first slight cold ,
fresh and more severe colds may be Are offering a Choice Lot of the Best Varieties of Orange Trees for the season of lsoo.V1. :i.'
All of our Nursery Stock is she years old with one and two year buds. All Budded low. ,
:avoided little But
by observing a : care. and from Bearing trees. -
,"a cold" is such Growing Dewberries.The .
mere a common thing '
and little inconvenience that
notwithstanding causes '.so all dewberry is of much more importance Early Selections and Early Planting will prove the most successful. 'Pricer Low. .
previous experienceswe Send postal for Descriptive,catalogue to
neglect to take thp most simple precautions to the Gulf States than it is ,
the States farther north where w. zv. HA'wrerrc &"s SONS,
in the way of wearing suitable to the Georgetown Fla
clothing, the avoidance- of draughts etc. raspberry does so well. Especially in

One should always'bear in mind the the southern part of the Gulf States New Lemon Pest.

'necessity of exercising a constant vig. the dewberry ranks next to the straw-
fiance to avoid catching cold. When the berry.* They frequently sell for 10 Reports from California this week ** $ $
temperature in the house is higher than I
'and are.to the effect that a l lemon p st,has
20 cents a quart, averaging some SHOKEWURMEAT WITH
that out of doors out withoutputting
never go been discovered by one of 'the horticultural
on an additional wrap. Neversit times as much as $300 per acre. But I 5 QUID E ,
in a cold rooin even if you do not feel this berry may be grown with profit in commissioners, which promises i nano cu soR e.EKl61l13ER>::8i30.tdlffClLFlISVP.TO f
chilly,* And it,isf better to suffer a little all the States. It is hardy, prolific ,to materially affect the '''future'ofthe
discomfort from wearing heavy underclothing ; lemon industry of California if it /
larger than the blackberry (as a rule)) D TE?
than to run the risk of a chill. is.not checked. Under a, microscopethe
.; The following letter from a lady in and of a better flavor. In most of the

; Sicily Island, La., graphically illustrates.the Central States it follows close upori pest appears one two-hundreths
of an inch in length. As many as SPA\1I\ 6'
distressing consequences that. are the; strawberry, and precedes blackberry -
liable to follow a simple cold. in.ripen 70,ooo have been seen on one leaf The

"In February 1886, I had 'a severe ng. effect of the pest is to spot the fruit ptld. Will pray; a to-acre i
cold which settled on my lungs, The vines trail along on the ground, and depreciate its market value. If per cay. 75,000 In use. S&tltfsctlon gaum.

resulting in a serious cough. My appetite and if the ground is not mulched, the California lemons, which have, promised teed Treatise or money on Spraying refunded.tree.Ill't'd Ag'ts Catalogue wanted. and Ex.,
failed, and I became so weak that I was fruit is clusive territory Rapid "-
liable to be,sandy, which is the given. sellers. Many
such factor 'in the
scarcely able to walk across the room. I to become a of our agents are making from f 10 to$15 ) day.
greatest objection to the fruit. This ,,r.C.L$WU MFG.,CO..BoifS,CaUkllfx.
weighed only ninety;four pounds, and fruit industry of this country, should },, ,. .Y.
had given up all hope:of recovery when I could be avoided by.raking the vines be injured'by this pest,;would havea 40- -WEST' -BAY STREET.- .

happened to read an article in a newspaper / together in rows and plowing out the effect the action of the .
great upon
describing, some cures effected by middles in the spring and then spread- government in regard to the tariff on 13r1 Wi. Y.' ONNRhh y, Dentist.
Dr. Williams' Pink Fills, and concluded ,
ing some old straw, hay or pine
foreign importations of lemons.Fruitman's .-
to try them. \ needles over-the ground and then (Graduate Dental Department University
,**I commenced ueing them, and.beforeI the vines back the Guide. of Maryland ) i
had taken half a box I felt like a new raking over straw, .*' .. Bridging and Crowning a Specialty and all other
etc. This cultivation will greatly in- work done under the most modern methods.
creature. ,My appetite was restored, my !. Notwithstanding that im Residence,304 West Ashley Street. '
cough grew less, and I was able to sleep crease the size, of the fruit, and the year
death in Florida of hundredsof
soundly at night, which I..had been unable mulch will help very much to conserve sees d. HEEDiER SEED ED. iWi, '
to do for months before. the moisture.A invalids who have' just come into ,

"After taking two boxes of the pills I the State with incurable maladies, the MARY T. FROTSCHER President ,
was weighed again and to my astonish- small part of the garden 'would carefully-kept health record proves Successors to

ment my weight was 113 pounds, a gain grow enough berries for family use if ,that even including these people, the Richard Frotscher's GravierStreet Branch Store,
of 10 pounds. PreVIOUS.to taking the a good variety be planted. But the Nos.518 and 520 Gravier St.,New Orleans, I.a.
pills I had suffered with cold hands and in which this valuable fruit is mortuary average in' Florida compares Importers and dealers in' Flower; Field and -
feet, but now have no trouble whatever garden most favorably with any State in the Garden Seeds. Grasses,clover, bulbs, seed potatoes i
found growing is the 'exception. and fruit trees in their season, Conducted '
from that source. Union. If the deaths of nonresidentswere bV relatives ofthe tate Richard Frotscher. Order
"I can truly say I am now in better It is an easy thing to secure a valu- eliminated from the ,records, the through Richard Frotscher's manual of 1896 or

health than I have been for years. The able variety., During harvest time showing would then prove that thehealth.giving send for one free ,
effect of'the Pink Pills is wonderful andIcanrecommend'them
vines which earliest
bear the and fin- properties of the climate
in all cases of de- : A number of the leaders in the religious -
fruit should be marked.
bility and weakness. They are unapproachable Health Bulletin.
organization known as the
*" MRS" A. L. STAFFORD. should be carefully dug up and car- "
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale Peo- ried to the garden and set'-out in the vicinity "Mount: Zion Santuary, the head.

ple are now given to the public as an fall, or in the spring in more northern The farmers of McIntosh and quarters of which are at Jersey City,.

unfailing blood builder and nerve restorer States. .1 have some vines markednow Alachua'county j are planting Irish N. C., arrived here Saturday, and wdlbegin
curing all forms of weakness. potatoes'for the northern market very active operations in the buildingup
arising 'from a watery condition of the' which are.ready to be dug. extensively.. One farmer will plant the colony at this place. The as-
The Lucretia which
blood or shattered nerves. The pills are dewberry, was barrels.
sold by all dealers, or will be sent post- found grpwing wild in West Virginia, I 125 sociation has bought a beautiful tract .
paid-on receipt of price 50 cents box of land extending across"the peninsula
a is very good if the true stock can be OHIO CUT ,
OF )
or six'boxes for$2.50(they are never soldin 88. about three miles north of the Hotel
had. I have stock LUCAS COUNTY.
purchased ;a >
bulk or by the 100)by) addressing Dr.Williams' .' poor
Ormond with a frontage of five-
Medicine Co of this variety twice, which ptoved an FRANK J. CHENEY makes oath that be ,
N. Y. Schenectady utter failure. There are two valuable is the senior partner of the firm of ,F. J. eighths of a mile on the Halifax river

dewberries which in Texas CHENEY& Co.,doing businessjn the,Cityof and three-eighths on the ocean. The
Toledo 'and State aforesaid(
is of the most.elible for build-
tract one
Late Literary News. and found wild. The .
were' growing and that said firm .will pay the sum of
and I HUNDRED DOLLARS each ing to be found at Ormond. The build
The'most intensely interesting peopleof largest most prolific dewberry ONE .
the world this moment are the have fruited is the :May, which originated and every case of Catarrh that cannot be ing'of cottages and an auditorium to

........millionsof famine and plague-stricken in Northern 'Texas, and is for cured by the use of HALL'S CATARRH seat 1,500 or 2,000 people will begin at
dia. But little is.known of this region CUBE., once.-:Ormond item in St Augustine'
by he people of the United States. Such sale by most nurserymen in this State. FRANK S. CHENEY.

reports as come to us are the things seen This berry, which is so large and fine, Sworn to before me and subscribed in News.

through British glasses. What has been is not the earliest. 'The earliest dewberry my presence, this 6th day. of December, The cotton growers' conventionheld 1 1t

the effect of British rule in India? Why I have tested is a white one; it is A. D. 1886. at Gainesville last week for the

these terrible famines? What plagues? sometimes called Wilson'sWhite., r \ purpose of asking congress to place a
Julian Hawthorne has been sent by The A. W.,GLEASON,
CosmoPolitan. Magazine to India to ob- This berry was introduced by William j SEAL | Notary Public. duty on Egyptian cotton, was not

tain answers to these questions at first Watson, Brenham, Tex. The largely attended. A resolution was .

hand and depict the situation as it appears berry is of medium size, rather-soft, Hall's Catarrh Cure .is taken. internallyand ,introduced and passed, asking con.

to an American.. flavor only fair;, but it is very early, acts directly on 'theblood and mu-' gress to place a duty of not less than

<.., prolific, and presents a pleasing appearance cons surfaces of the! system..... Send fortestimonials five cents per pound. A committee ,
The man who cannot control himself is free.
not fit to govern a horse, mule cow,dog, among a plate of. blackber- F.J. CO.,Toledo, 0.ISSold will be sent to Washington to lobby

hog or any other creature, .ries.-Texas Experiment Station, by Druggists 75c. for the desired legislation. .



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-Flirili'Fwier anl 'Fruit Grower farmer, greatly .trusted by the peopleof inhabit them. Some of our of the Blue Grass region of Kentucky;

V : his'.State.. It is an open secret,that contemporaries, with an unconscious but with their-utmost efforts they could ".

A 'Kewfpaper X published:at 16 Main Col. J. H., Brigham,.of Ohio, is to behis irony on the American char- hot'produce out of their corn.fat and

ttreet.TkcksonTille.IlA Weekly assistant-another actual farmer.It acter, declare that we ought to ham-thick! soils the silken, sea-green ;:
-* *" is-well known that the President is allow the Seminoles undisputed pos- leaf which ripens into the perfect cigar '

s 'TKBMS OIL,8UBSCRIPTIOHOtt4 himself a warm friend of agriculture, session of that great swamp because wrapper. On, the other hand, there is .
and it looks now as farmers would i it is worth for other hardly a more stolid in Christendom
r-v lot' "Y.e.r!.......i..>i...:.i.i.........<...l.MMMHIM.i. nothing any pur peasant ;:
receive somethinglike a fair amountof pose. Others'with a fine vein of utile than the Cuban tobacco grower;
Jrer .. .... ...
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recognition from the Government.The itarianism shin through the "coun but despite the atrociously bad curingprocess
b fotdjgCo.stria .......................,soor .. ,
try rock" of their philanthropy, insist I which he uses, he cannot obscure ]
.,sUb ecripti e.in all-Ca ea cash inad Paper Helps Them. that it will be a good investment (for the delicate. exture and, the delicious
race. No discount allowed on one's Florida to the Seminoles and the which
One of ,our subscribers in South preserve pf plant
in club) but to
own eabecription(except a ,
the intact of his native soil.
Everglades as a permanent *
all agents a liberal cash commission.wUl Africa writes: "We are in a country
} be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby ) attraction tourists. It is quite pos- Florida has soils and soils. In
them. Write for terms. where farmers must help themselves- sible that tea thousand acres of some- places, on. the peninsula the

To every new subscriber we will send no ,:Minister of Agriculture, no expertsin swamp, the principal product of whichis puffy sands will produce a wrapper

postpaid. ** copy of Whitner's "Gardenin fruit-growing, not even a veterinary an unblanketed savage, might be a leaf so light that when smoked in, a
in Florioa." For two new: sub- better of for Floridato it will flake and .
piece cigar
property ,
iben at |8.00 each, we will .send' surgeon. Although our rulers are all away
poetpakl own than a forest of rubber trees float in the air, lodging in the smoker's
a copy of "Orange farmers, we have no go-ahead men; the
,C Hare.** r 'or even an orange, grove, in private whiskers. In other places the dense
whole crowd are a set of ignorant hands. black soil of vegetable detritus will
Bates of
advertising application.
Boers, or .Dutchmen who farm like The time will come when the game yield tobacco of an odious rankness
Remittances should be made by check,
postal note, money order or registered their grandfathers did a hundred years will all be killed out of Florida, even which burns'like a desiccated cabbage

fetter to order ofJMJUCVX ago. Sc%I find that your paper comes the alligators except in the Ever- with a long grappling-hook that, will _.

: AND fRUIT GROWER in' useful and instructive to glades. The climate- this remark- curl half way round the finger before
Jacksonville Fla.Cbaa. very me, able State in winter is somewhat too the bitter end.is reached. But thereare

.W._ DaCotta,Bucinesa Manager.* where each farmer has to fight his,own stimulating to the tourist; it inspireshim hundreds of thousands of acres of

battles in the way ,of plagues, pests with a nervous energy which will almost perfect :tobacc6 soil in.the

and diseases. Wishing you and your not permit even a mud-hen to escape State-from the sandy loams of Jf id-

CONTENTS.GKOVK paper every success, and also thank. the ravages of his smoking shot gun. die and West Florida to the mulatto r
A jSeminole reservation of a few hun hammocks and the pine and hickory
AND OxcHAJU)-Prote&lon for Oranges ing you for your 'personal kindness dred thousand acres, with a judicious ridges with a yellow sandy subsoil like

;Inquiry About OrangeSpronts;Injurious -- and help," etc. chorus,of sanguinary yells rising out velvet to the touch in the peninsula.On .

L Foreign' Insect a Menace- to. Our St. Louis correspondent writes: of its depths occasionally at midnight, these lands,with proper fertilizing,
. American Horticulture........ ..." 147 :
'rnitQnarsable....................:...... 148 Your reply to. C, K. Harris, St. might have a moral effect in preserving culture and curing, can be grown a
Peach-Growing for Market; Foreign Navel Francis, Fla., on packing and shipping the game.It tobacco from which a cigar may be
Oranges; Potash in the Orchard;,gating has often b asserted that the smoked over my: lady's boudoir car-
.-Fruit' for Health ......,.....-................ 149 lettuce for market, the best package, Indians are the exterminators of game pet, because, after expiring sin an
E tt.uJlU'OD TKCCKEK-The Canabanaoa-- etc., is so very..-accurate and covers the and the most habitual violators of the aromatic cloud, it may be cast out of
The New CUmber Tomato-Growing for '
Profit; All About Ch1; al.........-...-.. .. 150 ground so well that we can't resist a game ;.laws. This Dr. Brecht,'who the window in a stick of clean, white
TovLtxr-Cttt of Pigeons; Potatoes for word of approval. Such packages and has been a close student of their habits ashes. '
Hens; White Guineas; Early Broods; and customs for years, asserts 'is nota Doubtless for the next few years
' packing have been coming to the
poultry a Specialty;Judgment in FeedingCoru us fact. They have he a there will ,be wh says
-. <-..............,.........,.:.......151 past two weeks and selling well-$1.75 which system growers in
State News............"................... 15* in killing game conformsto shipwreck of tobacco culture Florida -
ova Rum HOME How She Cured Him of to $2 per hamper or half barrel basket. the natural laws of increase and in ,' because of inexperience in grow-

-' ShilUeuness;Fancy Baked Apples;About P. )M. KIELY." no case; do they commit wanton slaughter ing and curing, injudicious selection

Rag Carpets..............._........... '153 --A 4... such as caused the disappearanceof of seed and soil, and, above all else,
Growing Dewberries; New T emon Pest.... 153 the buffalo from the Western prai from a neglect to make, unceasing war
KorroKUt-The Paper Helps Them; Mutual Th'e'"National bank system is ..opento ries. If deer ,and turkey are ever on the prolific insects which attack the
Insurance Companies The Evergladesand all who wish
the Seminoles Florida; Tobacco a men to put any capital unknown in the piney woods and islands plant in this climate. But that the
into and it has
Destiny ...........,:.....................:154 one, a powerful recom of fair Florida, it will not be tobacco industry in this State has before .
Markets; Convetion of the.State Tobacco- mendation in the uniformity and stability truthful to attribute the fact to the red it a prosperous future, which will

Growers Association...................., 155 of its currency. But it is,practically eventually elevate it above orange-
Bloxham on Florida:The Governor Describes useless to farmers as borrowers man.The
' extreme lower part of Florida growing as'a source of profit, devoidof
r the Advantages of the State. 156 and they should combine to establish
Succession of Sweet Corn................ 160 will probably never be ,reclaimed to the extra hazardous character which
rural credit banks is
as done with suchgreat civilization. The south coast of the attaches to that pursuit, very few well-
k advantage to the rural classes in peninsula is almost without a shore. informed men can entertain a seriousdoubL'

An odd-shaped, box of grapefruitsold Germany. Mutual insurance companies line. The dense forests pf mangrove .

at auction in Baltimore for also offer another inviting field have reached out so far into the bays .

$28.50. of investment for farmers. They have that the shoreline is merely an impenetrable Wanted 35,000,000 Americans to

The strawberry depended on. the city companies too mass of roots. The weight sign the pledge! What pledge?' The
coming crop'at long for all their financial accommo eating pledge-a pledge to eat at least
Lawtey ii estimated by the agent of of a man's body is enough to impart a
the refrigerator car at eight dations. At the recent meeting of the. swaying,motion to three or four acres three apples _raw, baked or in sauce,
company National Mutual Insurance. Associa forest. :on every day from August 15 to Julyi.
thousand bushels if frosts floating
no severe tion the secretary gave a fiat of 747 That will make 318 days and

occur. co-operative mutual insurance companies 11,130,000,000 apples. We want them
The Californians sent a car of or- doing business in nine states. Florida Tobacco a Destiny. 'all grown on American soil. That

anges'to'New'York to be sold for the Illinois headed the list-with 187 companies The editor of this paper returns means a freer circulation of money

benefit of the Armenians and it netted followed by Wisconsin 158, thanks for a cordial invitation to be .among farmers, and a freer circulationof

over'Iooo., The fruit sold at charity Iowa 153 Minnesota 89, Nebraska 41, present at the meeting of the State Tobacco blood in the veins of the apple.eat-

prices, as for instance, grapefruit $9 to Michigan, Ohio 30, Missouri 21 and Growers' Association,at Quincy' erst! Apply the remedy for the hard

$21 a box; Washington navels, $2.25to : Kansas 9. He.stated that there were March 9. Urgent duty,however,will timesand, the soft livers.-Rural New

,$7.10; budded seedlings $145 to no doubt ,.other companies in other not permit. Yorker. '

$5.00. States,but he had not been able to geta There is little credit attaching to the '

The does act of l list of them. Interest in the subjectwas farmers of Florida for the flattering rec- In the matter of profits on citrus--,
government an ape ord which tobacco culture has behindit fruits the Palmer seems to be
1 reported as increasing very fast grove
parent injustice ,to the settlers ,.
gross on
and the hopeful future which a head. From one of Mr. Palmer's
the Perrine grant by turning it over to Tne Everglades- and the Seminoles.The stretches out, before it. Nature has, grapefruit trees has been shipped this
the Perrine heirs and act of
tardy item of information generally in a manner, forced these upon the season sixteen boxes, which sold for
justice to Florida by ceding to it the
; Everglades. Gives the the published over: the country, that the i people, as some men have greatness $9 a box, $144. The Jaffa and Navel
worthless land and the people\ U. S. Government has practically thrust upon them. Geology has'done oranges have sold for $6 to $7 a box.

good land. monopoliststhe patented to the, State, of Florida the one-third climate does another third, The lemon grove supplied 158 boxes

greater partof: ,the .Everglades proper, it remains only for the grower to fin. which sold in the case pf some shipments -

Hon. James Wilson, the new Sear serves to remind. us of sundry obligations ish the task. There is not a finer people as high as $5 a box.-Braiden-

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/1 V Is Strongly Concentrated, and when The Oldest National- Bank in the State. .

s Diluted as ,Directed it makes '
I probably the Cheapest Insecticide
: ; \ i By conservative,yet liberal methods this bank has achieved the highest reputation solidity .
in the World. I strength and ability to meet legitimate demands. "

I: J I : We buy and :sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms,drawing our owe. '
drafts on all parts of the world. '
.o. aeuor own .r.d Used in' Florida for 13 Years. We invite a visit or correspondence,looking toward business relations.,assuring" you that. .yont, .
pyedaltore.ct: fons ::*tt .. : favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention "

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% %% %%%%% <4 a demand and really good stock Bradley R&yuid. Eugene B.Redjleld."ksTABLlSHED ..
MA ES.IOOO I HAMMOND'S SLUG SHOT WORKS, would probably bring about 35 to 75(;, 1871. .

FISHKILt-OK-HUOSOK, HEW YORK.flarkets. : green, poor proportionally less. Cucum- "
bers-fancy,1.50 to 2.00: common, 50 to REDFIELD& SON

75c. Beets,radishes and lettuce we would

New York Market. not advise shipping at all. Grapefruit Commission Merchants

would probably bring about 10.00 to 12.00
Oranges fancy 4.50 to 5.00: usual -AND-
box. 1.50"to .
lots, 3.60 to'4.00; Russett prime 3.50 to per Egg plant, 2.00. Ship "
? via steamer to New York thence fast Fruit
4.00; Tangerine Florida, 5.00 to 8.00; & Auctioneers
Mandarins, 3.00 to 5.00: Grape fruit 600 freight. BATTEBSON Co.Pittsburg .
JACKSONVILLE FLA. March 5. 141 Dock Street,Philadelphia Pa.
to 12.00; California navels, 2.50 to 3.75. i i ,

FRUITS AND PRODUCE. Strawberries, Florida fancy,large,bright, :Markets. We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetable,
50c to 75c; common to good, 20c to 40c. either at private sale(which has heretofore been
Corrected by Marx:Bros. Late heavy rains in Florida, followedby Strawberries, Florida, refrigerator, our custom)or by the auction.sy4tem (recently

These are average quotations Extra choice very hot weather, have made' havoc fancy, 50c. to 60c.; Ordinary,30c. to 40c. added to our business)as you may desire.
Onions, Havana, box, 2.75 to 3.00; Tomatoes
with the conditionof most of the stock
lot fetch prices above top quotations,while, poor.
Florida carriers extra
arriving. The receipts of lettuce and fancy,
lots sell lower.
.... cauliflowers,especially early in the week 3.00 to 3.50.Boxes; 2.00 to 2.50 ; Ordi-
Oranges-Florida (wanted). 4.00 to 4.50 r
California.Navels......... 4.00 were in such bad order that a large part nary, 1.00 to 1.50;Cucumbers, Florida,
Seedlings..... 3.0010350 had to be abandoned not worth : boxes, fancy, 2.50 tb,3.00: ; Ordinary, 2.00
.,.................:...bbl 2.50 to 3.00 as freight to 2.50; Beans wax, extra fancy,bu, 3.501 QUICK WORK
The salable lots of lettuce
Pines charges. went ,
(wanted) ..... crate
ti 4.00 Green 3.00 to 4 00
Lemons, Messina.... box 2.75 mainly at 1.00 to 2.00 per basket wjth ; ; Ordinary, In selling:and paying for Fruits and Vegetables -
English Peas,dried,..............bu 1.50 here and there a prime lot reaching 2.50 2.00 to 2.50; Peas, extra fancy, bu, 3.00 shipped to us is our motto. WE
Peanuts best brand...... ...... to. .05 to 4.00: Ordinary, 1.50 to 2.00: Lettuce GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
Cabbage tlori ....,.,,..,.....each no demand to 3.00; there was very little of this qual- Floridahead bbl 4.00 FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
to One-
fancy 5.00 ;
...bbl ito the of
Potatoes. 1.50 though scarcity really fancy V2S.
BUY 011) Sn :They are protected
.... barrel lots 1.40 goods made it possible to obtain pretty half bbl, 2.00 to 2,50' ;f Fancy, bu, 1.25 to by our 40 years experience without default-

". sack 1.35 full prices for such. The arrivals of cabbages 1.50; Cauliflowers,California,fancy, crate ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standing
...5 sack lots 1.30 2.50 to 3.00: Ordinary, 1.50 to 2:00: ; Flor- and financial stability which any bank or
Maine early roseseed.. 't.9o and bunched beets, have lately merchants having-mercantile reports can
Maine hebron .. 1.90 been in very bad order also, probably ida, bbl crates, 3.00 to 5.00; Egg Plants, verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR s
,Maine peerless .. _i.go from the cause and of the Florida, fancy, bbl. crates, 4.00,to 4.50; METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
Dakota reds .c.. i.qo same many Small crates, 2.50 to 3.00; Bu. hampers, your name for our quotations. Stencil and
late arrivals have been thrown
Onions tf.Y.. 3.56 up. Really cards free. Letters promptly answered.
Peas,black eye ........:.....bushel 1.50 choice sound cabbages would probably 1.25 to 1.50; Green Peppers,Florida,box,
brown-eye... 1.50 2.00 to 2.50; Okra, Florida, box, 1.00 to
clay................. ......bu 1.50 reach 1.50 per bbL, and fine fresh beets, 1.25 Beets fancy doz. bunches 65c. to FRENCH & CO.
Whippoorwill.bn 1.50 with the top fresh and green, would bring ; '
Turnip3N.Y......bbl ISO fair prices, but we see scearcly any such; 75c; Ordinary, 25c. to 50c.SOMEBS. lib Warren St., New York. *
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BBO. Co.
2.00 ,
Parsnips,......_.....bbl 2.50 The beets shipped in small crates with .. ESTABLISHED 1855. 1
Carrots. 2.50 tops off have been) in'' better condition

Eggs........- ....*.......doz .13 than the others, but they have sold slow NOTICE.

I ly and rarely: above_75c per crate. .Tomatoes
have been in liberal supply from
VEGETABLES AND POULTRY.* Key: West, but the arrivals from main- Convention- of the Florida State. The Rawls-Williams
Corrected by Davis&Robinson. land and Sanibel Island have been mod- Tobacco Growers'.Associatton. ,

.... : erate. Occasional lots of Key West stock The Florida State Tobacco Growers' ",VHOLESALE .
Yellow ....... .bush .30 to 35 .
Sweet ..30Hubbardsgnasfl showing unusual fine quality, have been Association will meet in annual conven- r
............bbl 1.50 placed at 1.50 to 2.00 per carrier, but the Gadsden
tion at Prodilcoand
Quincy, county on Commission
Lettuce, ........doz demand. great bulk of supply bas been freely of- :
Celery. Florida.- .15 to .35 Tuesday, March 9, at 9 a. m. ;
fered at 1.00 to 1.25 and dull sale. From
Hgr P1antl.... 1.50102.00 All persons interested in the cultivation -
Tomatoes, ..*.... 1.50to. 2.00 the main land and Sanibel stock has sold
Sweet Pepper,........bu 1.50 mainly in of 1,00 to 1.50 carrier promotion purchasing or handlingof PRODUCE AND POULTRY
range per
tobacco ( invited to attend
Green Beans.....crate 3.00 are respectfully COUNTRY .
Pumpkins, !. each .05 to .10 a few prime reaching 1.75 to 2.25 this convention with a view of.acquiring Specialty.
Kershaws, .... ..........each .03 to .10 and,at the close, a few extra fancy lots in the association iiDomestic and Foreign Fruits in season. 'ta'i
Parsley ...........per do*.bunches .no demand brought higher prices. String beans membership; Hay Grain, Flour and Canned Goods. .
bunches and enjoying the benefits that may be
Green onlon..pe..doz.. .15 STATE AGENT EXCELSIOR MALT.
.._... have also been of very' irregular quality
Pepper hot .bu b l .75 derived from their concerted action. Honest Returns Guaranteed of sate
Sage,,well cured....._...lb .25 and value: ; fancy lots,have been scarce The county commissioners of the several same
I Hciia.>...... ._..__.-.-.... .30 and high, occasional marks of unusually Consignments solicited. Give us a trial
.... ... ... counties are requested to ,appoint. : '
Roosters....... > .. 25 I We will be pleased to send you our Quotations
Half-grown..._.....;.-.?oto .25; fine reaching 4.50 or even 5.00 per crate. one or more delegates to represent their on application. ,
Turkeys, .....-..per pound gross .10 But most sales have been in range of respective counties at this convention, Offices and Salesroom 500 and 503 West Bay St.
Ducks.M......,............ .25 to .30 2.00 to 3.00 some poor going lower, and
Geese.' ...... -35 to .40 fraught with so much importance,to the Warehouses, P.C.&P.Yards,Jacksonville Fl*.
late sales above 4.00 that
Leeks ............perdoz bunches. .25 are so rare we state at large.As .
Radf-hes. ...........pet doz no,demand. make no higher quotations. Egg plants tobacco is cultivated on such a large
Cucumbers, ,..;. a.ooto" .qo show wide range in quality and value;
scale in Gadsden and Florida's Fast Frelgh.tThe
county, as Quincy .
Spinach, ...;.......per bushel .fa sound ,"..
Cabbage Florida. ............,. no demand fancy bright colored lots are scarce is the most important tobacco center in Florida and
Central Peninsular
Salsify. .. dozen bunches ..25CauUtlowu and command good prices while off colored the state, this point was designated by
.._..... Railroad Company in connection with
perbbl,.,. 3 00 or otherwise inferior go at low the executive committee, the for
Green peas, .,. .. crate 2.00 as place the Southern Railway and Pennsylvania
Turnips............4..........bunch no demand figures. FBENCH & Co.Is holding this annual meeting.It' Railroad have fast
inaugurated a freight
.... .. section
Florida Honey, -.pound .10 The railroad companies wilt make
to line which is known as "Florida's Fast
Pecan, .:pound .08 .09 ,
low round 1
from all
New Potatoes..barn13.50 to 4 oo Buffalo Market special trip rates Freight" This special train has been

Water-Cress.. .... ......doz._ bunches\ Buffalo,February :27..-Tomatoes-The points to this convention. arranged purposely to transport carefully

-. receipts continue liberally from: other State papers please copy and speedily the perishable products of x

GAME. markets,reconsigning and shipping here,, WILLIAM' CORRY, Florida.via all rail to the markets of the

Doves .,n..........,..... each 5Squirrels which keeps prices lower than they other- President East. The schedule as arranged will
.' .....'.. each .06 to ..08WildDucks wise would be; closely selected,well-col H. R. DuVAL, become effective when vegetables are

Wild! Turkeys..................each each .15.7S to to 1.00.25 ored move quite fairly at, mostly 2.00 to W. D. CHIPLEY, ready: for, shipment, presumbly about

Rabbits...,.....................each ..10SJFFEBERS 2.50; common,green 1.00 to 150..Peas- F. B. HOODIE, March 1st The schedule is as follows:
..... fancy green would sell well,probably 2.60 Vice-Presidents. Leave Tampa 8 p. m., Yulee 10:00: a. m.,

to 3.00;, fancy round green string beans. J.. B. JOHNSTON, Savannah 5 p. m., Columbia 5 a.. m.,

FROM' COUGHS,SORE!:Th BOAT 2.50 to 3.00 per bushel; flat green and Secretary, Charlotte 10:28: a. m., Alexandria, Va.,

etc., should be constantly supplied with wax beans fancy, 2J25 to 2.50;; common THOMAS J. LAU-DRO\VN, .6:35: a. m. Arrive Washington 7:30 a. to., '

"Brown's Bronchial. Troche*?' Avoid, string beans,'not, policy to snip, worth Assistant Secretary and Treasurer. I Baltimore 9:25: a. m., Philadelphia 1:65. ,r

,imitations. .' about 75c to 1.50?<) per crate. Strawberries .Offices Green Cove Springs,,Fla. ip. m., New:York 6 p. m. .;..<



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BLOXHAM :FLORIDA. Florida, there is room for millions average number of pupils to' each I iI

b more, and soil of,. productive capacity teacher was thirty-seven and one-half. _\ I ,:

:: The *Go*.!.'=r r Tills Out of:State the:.Adyan-) sufficient to v S1PP.Ortall.in! comfort- andprosperity The number of schools are rapidly increasing '

iv: f" '_ .J'\i'' ( "-II:' t every year, and no home

I Under date of February i, the lot That-these, ,conditions will hold in- seeker or investor need fear that his or ,Y

; lowing letter appeared, in, the Manu definitely cannot be, as ,the State isforgingahead her children will be denied either educatipnaKopportuntites -

:.: facturers' ,Record* ; over the,signature...n ,*/** : and safe: investment is or privelegesas -
".. of Governor ,"JD.'Bloxham : open to capital! \ on every hand. She it js simply ,for the parent or pupilto -- r. w ,

:, ne Florida:ofryesWday:;andtheHojida offers to skilled labor remunerative employment accept the help ,that is offered him

.:QCto-day .would scarcely, beretnizyd ;and i to.en terprise an unlimIted'field free of'cost. The educational fund

-as- the*' same community i : fi the. successful exertion of f for all school purposes is a liberal one

eyeny the rwrr closest. observer and par- her ,activities, Florida I lias ,excellent and amounts to ,a, little over $9 per

: tiopator in the wonderful,, changeswhlcJlh facilities for 'transportation, both by capita. Shortest, Quickest, Most Attractive

Pt vso gradually yet so steadily rail and water. Her ,railway mileage Florida's financial condition is most

t, taken jplacer Twenty-five ,years ago aggregates '3000; miles, and traverses admirable. She has no floating debt, :ROUTE

f fargeportlans-of her territory occupiedthetfdsition'or the\ entire.length\ and"breadth :of the and her Comptroller's warrants BETWEEN
t ; il rontier States\ ; and passas FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH
State,while her
a : P "" navigable waterwaysare current in the moneyed marketsof
\ tM reater portion< of her.wide 'arcon's1ledf no 'less than 3,000 miles. Her facilities the country as the best bank check. TH2
\ mamty trackless forests;; Florida Central and PeninsularNEW
i for handling and ,distributing
: Of her comparatively small bonded
her : miles of
59,268 square territory
foreign export .trade or coastwise traffic
contained' debt, only $357,700 is in the handsof ROUTE
: population only, 187-
are: unequalled by other State, be-
746. les than three the mile of ''any :, individuals, the remainder being New York to Jacksonville by
t "Ito, ,, causejbf: )the great'length.' of her coast, in.her educational fund and her sinking New Florida Pennsylvania K. R. to Wash
; babltabl'e.area.while
her 480 total overland of railways ; (juielsupplted\! with innumerable i J harbors fund. .. NorthernAir and I Cambia, Florida Railway Central to&
comprised suited.tp'craft all kinds. Line.Cincinnati Peninsular
Twenty- Up to 1881 Florida's financial resources to all principal
transportation.! facilities. 'T:1in" t the five ago the total value of her points Florida. '
** entire
years had been and her
r total assessed value of her entire railroad stagnant, Cincinnati to Harriman Junc
export trade, foreign, coastwise, internal improvement fund was so tion by Queen & Crescent
l'iystem, including its appurte-- Harriman Junction to Ashe-
river and overland, was less than $ ,- Ashevllle" 1 .
g fettered with debt that she had node & Ville and Columbia by Southern
r nanceswas only$,400,000; now its 000,000; today the value of her forests? velopment. Her taxable Hallway, and Florida .
'I resources at Jacksonville
assessed'valuation reaches the munifi- Central&Pensnsular-Colum
products exported to foreign and domestic that time,and for some ten years J bia to Jacksonville
f ceii'stitn'pf't8'oooooo/ nothing '
: to
: r say" ports, not counting overland prior had about Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
:; of'the improved condition of the shipments 'alone exceed that'urn. The averaged $31,000 Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga
ooo. and Southern R'y to Ever
'.. properties and increased transportation value of; her phosphates exported by Florida}ette,Florida Central & Peninsular -

.; facilities by- ,,adoption.' of,modern.busivV waterand t : transported by rail aggregates When<< her internal improvementfund Limited.- points.to all Important Florida
f ness methods their t was practically relieved of the
in management.In
in value while Kansas Fort
$5,500,000 the Scott &
f 18yQ"tfe area:of.improved 4andsnnd value of tobacco in bales and manufactured debt, in the summer of 1881, by what Kansas and City. Memphis K.to Kansas ,

L ,r ,..unimproved! ; )lands.held' undeipr-- is upwards of $17,00000; -'" was known as the Disston Sale," an Jackgo'vllleThro' Line }to to Birmingham Everette, Fla.,Southern Central R'y,&
immense and Peninsular to all Fla.
i- vate ownership was barely 2,250,000 unparalleled impetuswas points.
an aggregate! of$22,500,000 from these .
f aqeSj r I .:brily.t'about. 706,600, being i ''in sources alone. As to the two? latter given ,to her progress. In three 1St Louis Short to Line Jacksonville to Du Quoin by,
actual'cultivation : in'i8bo it was over items years her taxable resources rose from Holly Sp'gs Central to Holly Bp'gs,
Hvtd'r.fjtyh "? ? > *v. ten years ago the existence of Koute.. City,'Memphis & Birmingham -
[ 3',5 oooop: with, 1,100,000 inactual one was_ entirely unknown, and the $3iocoooo to over $70,000,000, an J to Birmingham,Sou.
.tV tjj I!. and jn' 1895. it had .t in- other I > Had no commercial increase,of 130 per cent. in thirty-six R'y to Everette and F. C.& P.
J standing.
l a Sioux City& Chicago to Jacksonville -
; creasedto near acres i months.
5,000,000 ,im-.
; 111. Cent. to Holly
f pro. -"iMi-*' 1.500,000 ft 1 f. ,in cultivation." ", In 1890 the number of.manufacturing The increase steadily continued, Holly Boute.New Sp'gl. }Sp'g K., C. M. & B. to Birmingham -
Sou. R'y to Ever
t' The population' according to our establishments i operation: in Florida and has more than reached $100.000- ette and the F. C. & P.

i. State census of '1895/ increased from ')va(80s; :'the:number. of employes ooo since that period.Notwithstanding Louis'ille & Nashllle Rive
|. < Orleans Junction. F. C. &; P. only
r 391,422 m'i820 to 464,539, and the engaged J in J heir operation;> ,was 13,927, her large donations To }route with through sleepersJackso'v111e
r. great'tide .of immigration which' has : capital invested, $7,500,000; the to educational and ,charitable institutions Jacksonville.between New Orleans and

:. ,been ,flowing to ,our; State i since thatlune amount of.wages paid was $6,5J 3,068, her tax rate for State purposes The F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track In
safely estimated at suf- and the value of the annual productwas has been' Florida running through the
( jnav,% ( l ore* a, ; proper reduced to two and Tobacco ,
> Region*
ficie 1 t'increase to make M a populatIonooay' $18,222,890; while in 1895, just ohe-half mills upon the dollar, and Stock Panning and Dairy faction,
of about '- -- five years later, the number of establishments her Peach and Strawberry Lands,
500000. stands
I treasury ready to ..meet"all Orange. Banana and Pineapple fountcy
Ofthe .great\}landed area, of the ',in operation was 1,215, the her obligations as they fall due. Her Phosphate Belt.JIat *
State lilt., over 31,500,000, ; T acres, are,tills- number,of employes was,27,541, capi-; indebetedness per capita is less than ? the Other Silver fine Spring Scenery and

I ble, and of this4vast7; *domain i *at' least t talinvejte ,>$i3(752429, ;; wages,paid, 250. Her banking facilities are the The 'Great Hunting Country. .
Reaches the Noted Fishing Ground
27oboo00 acreS are lying idle waif $$5,740,101; and the value of the annual equal of and State, in proportion to Has the best lands for tillage, greatest.variety
.ma 1%"h e tt-strong-.?., arm tt4', of,andustnous' pt.-, product was $25,953,609. This population, and the institutions are in of soils m the State and above all
fy Aim. Hi t } *A/ tlltrHt1 > magnificent increase has been gained Runs over the Central Rldcreland
and progressive labor orm '' sound, and prosperous condition. Where It Is High and Healthy.
them into thousands of contented with'in'five'years i and the interest i in Broad as may seem the claim that Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers
r "<1 homes. the such i industriesgrows with each year, Florida leads in the best freight facilities for any produce to
prosperous arm reClail3bon every State the Unionin the Northern markets. '
of,what-is now considered waste while new enterprises are springing up point of healthfulness, yet it.is true Send also for the best map of Florida (sent
lands!;there is opportunity for the in every week. For these purposes the that in this regard the climate of Florida free) and note tho A.0.towns JUCDONELL on its route.,G.P.A

vestment* *r J/of" ';)capital-'' f| beside which titPart.9 e supply of material is inexhaustible andcheapj' stands pre-eminent, and it may be Jacksonville F fa.

-. Honda,jn!&,her.comparison.ability i< -i*Jto nwr-encpurage- e every:]. article/or woods for economic the? manufacture.'purposes of is asserted refutation, ,without that she fear enjoys of successful greater The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular J), R,

and, sustain thrifty immigration,stands here In great abundance; clays for the freedom from diseases of every nature .Offers to Shippers

'mlheVcry Jront.of:.. .v'u.1.v.o.tJ.;': States. :*>* *M off...this.". ." manufacture of every species and gradeof and the causes that engender them, The Shortest and Quietest Boats*
!>y > *
tter ware and other branches of
Union.. The jroaucts.o her soil arelimitedtby p and that her death rate is the smallestof BETWEEN
rioed"rtifeorproduct, art and.useful'" purpose; phosphates to any State in the Union. The mor
'" but wit}[a' diversit "climate; owing replenish! the worlds impoverishedlands tality rate of the United States is eigh FLORIDA AND ALL;POINTS Hf

", .to.her peculiar geographical'':position fibre, sugar and tobacco growirig' teen for each 1,000 inhabitants. The With, THE Improved EAST, Ventilated,AND Cars WEST.,this company -

and topographical s uc.tufe". she pro-.- and manufacturing, all offer to the average death rate for the group ol is better equipped than ever ever to
handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops,and
daces enterprising man, whether capitalist
tat"perfection 'ili some portionot.e s or six Southern States, namely, Alabama, insure close connections and prompt despatchto
-V* i Hs rTfn .tt ; ? laborer, inducements found nowhere all Eastern and Western Markets.
eYery vegetable : Georgia, Mississippi Louisiana South
mutt -" ,
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or",!cereal I.1... _V"jknqwn'J A. &4 ,,tp,be useful t ICihe._ .. else,.aided,.as it Is,. by a cJlma.te.that. Carolina and Texas, is 13.55 f for each : Through change pars or delay.to destination: without "

support ,;of 4man. Great. stretches.ofh.erl permits active operations every day i in 1,000 of population, California 14.50: Perishable freight followed by wire and

rests., are ,still,1''tneir primeval l. the year. Labor for all these purposes and Colorado 13.25 fpr each 1,000 shippers advised and arrival time at passing destination.various Junction -
stit"and 1 have' never* -' heard i the nn I is reliable and reasonable, while strikes while Florida's death rate is less than All claims for overcharges loss prompt-

'oi the'-w kXtin 3R'.'pc.H' at.' 'ViSt1ar i ... s"ok 1 :are not (factors.i in .the question. 7.30 for each 1,000 inhabitants, or ly adjusted.'

: heT} inral\fieloiistilj!$ ,remain i unexplored Our school system is a good, one, less than three-fourths of i per cent. via See.F.that C. & P.your R. R goods. are marked-

and unsurVeyed; while the surpassing that of any other. Southern The smallest mortality rate of an yFor information call on or address the un

wealth'of n' her avers'' lakes and bays :State; and Will stand_comparison with State in the group above mentioned i is dersigned C. B. TAYLOR:' Tray A'gt.Ocala Fla. '

hive as yet Been comparativelylittle'trjouWttT in most of the advantages 11.50 peflooo. W. B. TUCKER! Gen.A'g%Orlando Fla.

![ ) 1)\) :'the* deniiijils{ or com'rncrci.and.tnide offered:: The total number of schools Florida desires and .seeks immigration O.W.}B!.,HOLDEN FULLER'Trar.Trar.. ATg' !>: ,Tampa LeeBburfoF, FlI.

rr ., Insted.o1fh-Sop: ','. in J tfre'StateJby t last t /eport#, wes 2,404, that will assist in the developmentof Or N.B. PKNNINGTON Jacksonville,Traffic Manager' ,

t ooo people who have'their' homes .m the total. eJ:1'Ollp1cnt?: was.94,728 e her resources; she invites capital, : W ,H. PLEASAtfT9 General I .Jfht Aft"I.II
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FOR SALE Two Leon county farms, 480 acres BOWKER'S ANIMAL MEAL. To Bake hen
WINTER HAVEN NURSERIES 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and grow. Our little book the
tobacco: growing, W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville, ,Egg tells all about It.9iotf E. W. AMSDEN ..
.- Fla. 8-24-tf Ormond,Fla. .

I ;Offer their. Fine: Stock, of CITRUS TREES at Reduced Prices. "
I, -" .., f NURSERY TREES-I WILL HAVE 20,000 TTTIRE:; NETTING, best goods for the least
"',. of the most popular varietiesfor Tf money. Write for latest price list. E.W.
W .,- :: delivery this fan and winter. Send in your AMSDEN, Ormond, Fla. 99tf
-'. .Parson Browns Baby,Amory, Jaflh Bloods, St.Michael, Jaffa, ,Wash. Navels, orders now,and be sure fo get what you want. .

TardiffDaacy! ,:"King. Tangerines, Villa Franca Lemon&i Prices Trimble and Braidentown particulars, Manatee on application.County Fla W.; K. LOUISIANA GRASS (PASPALUM PLA-

Tri mp1i/Marsh Seedless, Thornless Silver Cluster Pomelos.At i2-26-tf ) grass for lawns and permanent
pastures. Sets $1.50 per 1,000 by express; 35

"' '$25.per, 100, f. o. b. ; 10 per cent off on 500,lots. NO trees EQUALS on sweet IN THE stock,STATE.Hart's Late SATSUMA Dancy cents Lawtey per, Fia.WANTU hundred. ,postage paid. M.P. POWERS,

Tangerines and Parson Brown.budded low
: : All trees are budded low on rough lemon stocks about 1J inch diameter. Buds trained to sticks. Buds 4 to 7 feet high. Limited LARGE

'4} to 6 feet high, ,first class in every respect and guaranteed true to name. stock Write now.__ H. FRIEDLANDER, In- A trees QUANTITY on sour stock OF, 3 CIH.or 4
terlachen, Fla.
Address, RICHARD KLEMM, Winter Haven, Fla. 10-10-15 years old. Also, some Lemon trees on trifoliata
TREES.-cARNEY PARSON stock. State price and particulars
NURSERY Grape Fruit budded tow on 13-5' -8 Box 1294, New Orleans, La.

intelligent and.enterprising labor and, "CENT-A-WORD" DOL UMN. sour stock,at very reasonable prices..
in fact, all those who will,add, through PHOENIX Citrus Trees at bottom prices.No
their efforts and thrift FRESHLY IMPORTED JAMAICA GIN- SALE OR EXCHANGE.-A Fine Bear back numbers. Fourteen years in the business
example, ger i6c. each,or 6 for 750. Fourteen FOR Orange Grove-a south side lake fronta Send for price list before buying.
strength,and honor to the.State._ for It 50 They can be divided in planting. railroad front, and one mile from town. Also PHffiNIX NURSERIES
fine and land. Send for 12-26-12 Braidentown,Fla.
REASONER BROTHERS, vegetable strawberry
With the full knowledge thatour 3-6-3 Oneco Fla. circulars. Address Postoffice Box No. TJ,

people in the main are prosperous and i 16 12 Lakeland, Polk Co.; Fla. OR SALE.-TWO THOUSAND THRIFTYPomelo
\ happy and,that prosperity is growingwith FRESH Bitter Cassava Seed Canes, $3 103 EGGS TO HATCH.-First-class S. C. B. Leg- Seedlings. One hundred Cherry
; per Eggs (Forsyth and Amsden strain) Laurel a fine evergreen. A nearly new loo-egg
feet. Collection of fifteen kinds desirable Jamaica -
and is Incubator. A. J. ALDRICH,
Industry happiness delivered f. b.
every Vegetable Seeds and Tubers,liberal quantitiesand o. Jacksonville, atfi.ootens; $2 '12-26-8 Orlando,Fla.

r increasing through the disappearanceof extras$5. Cash with order by registeredmail per5o. Plummets M. CIIESE Duval Co.RO..Fla. .
or draft on New York f.o.b. Plant Line, EXCHANGE.-BUDDED, CITRUS
debt feel that
we sure we are just FOR
: March 11 and 27. BURNET & REID and budwood in exchange for pure
entering upon'a new career of development. 3-6-4 Ewarton,Jamaica.NEW YOU USE A FERTILIZER FOR PROFIT. blooded Plymouth Rocks and Brown Leghorn
thousands who during the last twenty fowls. P. D. WAITE, Belleyiew, Fls. 213WANTED : -!!
Floridians are investing their JERSEY SWEET POTATOES years have used THE PAINE FERTILIZER

.all and bending effort with the seed or feed. Nansemond and Jersey COMPANY'S Celebrated High-Grade Special MIx- 4,000 BUDDED ORANGE
every Cream,straight goods, f i per bushel,f.o.b. tures have proven their value. Prepared especially rape-Fruit, 1,000 Tangerines.State ..
determination that the opening of a E. A.'PECK I for Vegetables Trees and Vines Florida age and kind of stock,variety and age of
shall find Commonwealth i 3:-6-8 Orlando, Pla. soUSe Write them at Jacksonvile. Fla. i'73 6 bud,stating lowest price delivered.
new our -
century 2-13-4 $. H. MOTE, Leesburg, Fla.
prosperous in every branch of SPANISH PEANUTS FOR SEED, 81 T1OR SALE OR EXCHANGE.new 200EggIncubator
Beggarweed seed $2.50 per and Brooder. Address "D,"
human effort and with
in line every bushel; 7sc. per peck. tf Care of Farmer and Fruit Grower. JL Brahma Cockerels and Pullets, $1.00 to 2 00.
condition and improvement demandedby BENT. N. BRADT. Plymouth Rock Pullets, $t.oo each. From prize
3-6-6 Huntington.Fla. PEKIN DUCK EGGS for Hatch- Mas. GOMPERTS.
IMPERIAL winners.
a progressive civilization.VUF1.TA of 13 for$2.00;three settings for 6 mos -Lady Lake, Fla.T .

: feet. 2-6-6 Winter Haven, Fla.HART'S >EAUTIPUL PLANTS.-Nlghtblooming Queen
GEORGE W. PARNHAM. J3 California Calla
Ccrcus, 250; grown Lily
Seed. One year's. growth'In, Florida.. 3-6-3 Lake Maitland, Fla. LATE AND PARSON BROWN Bulbs warranted to bloom this season 2OC,plants
Ounce cents; pound, 832273 and Buds. Write for prices etc. Zanzavarina, Strobilanthus, Ota-
3OC; inc; 150;
C. BAILLIE Interlachen PIa.
SHIP YOUR" BERRIES, ORANGES, 123 If W. H. MANN, Mannville Fla. heite Orange. 2oc:; California Violets. loc,-2-year
and all 'Fruits and Vegetables, to olds, 2%; Lady Campbell same price;Ltntana,
TREES at Reduced Prices. SAMUEL WHITTON, Commission Merchant, CALLA LILY BULBS-California grown, "Sunrise," :sc; Pink Oleander, isc; Carnations
NURSERY to close out our surplus stock of corner City and Green, streets, Utica N.Y. Writeus. large, 20 cents, free by mail. Plants loc; Spolted-leaf Begonia, isc. Hundreds of oth-
trees,we will greatly reduce prices on leading Let us know That you have,or what you in 8-inch pots,for Easter blooming, 50 cents. ers. RUMLEY'S ROSE GARDEN
varieties. Send in your orders early. will have,and we will tell you what produce will RUMLEY'S ROSE GARDEN, Keuka, Fla. >Keuka Lake PiaF
W. K. TRIMBLE..a .- bring best prices. Car lots a specialty. Quick
-aJtf, Braidentown, Fla. returns References: Bradstreet's Mercantile
Agency,Second National Bank.

cleared, 7 in orange trees horse, implements .LANOSHANS ARE MY POULTRY THE LAKELAND NURSERIES i
etc, ready for immediate use; house andoutbuildings. BLACK 1ty. My flock is the finest in the State.
Boat and rail transportation. Eggs for hatching $1 for thirteen GOs per hundred ,
Suitable for Tobacco or any other crop. Address T. K.
B. V.BOWIE Pomona (.Putnam county), Fla. 2-27-3 Waldo, Pta.

2-13-3 C. M. MARSH: Proprietor
pANVASSERS! W ANTED.-RELIABLE in the State for less than cost of build
\J men cau !root into profitable business. Expenses lags. T. K. GODBEY .
advanced to parties who can furnish. latiafactory 2-27-3 Waldo Fla.
references. Address
1-13-4 Glen St. Mary,Fla. Setting of thirteen, Address of
ducks,two ducks and a drake f 4.
STOCK AND BUD WOOD. Winter Haven Fla.
NURSERY 2-27-4 ,
a few thousand Orange;Lemon
General Stock.
and Grape Fruit trees for sale. Prices from 15 to Nursery
as cents each. J. W. & F. D.WAITE Magnolia "GEORGIA MELON" SEED.R
Nurseries,Bellevfcw, Fla. a-13-tf

quarters for Melons; headquarters for Seed.
BRILLIANT CHANCE- BEARING Standard varieties; best quality. "How to Grow
,. ,inside the limits Of the rapidlygrowing Melons1' and Catalogue free. Also King Cotton THE LARGEST ASSORTMENT OF
town of St. Petersburg;will be sold Seed. GEORGIA MELON SEED CO.,
low,on account of owner's death. Address BOX Thomasville Ga.
524,Jacksonville, Fla. 2-27-4 Lemon LimB and Trees
SALE.-MARSH Orange GrapefrUit
Black. Langshans. Hen Pomelo; Pineapple, Parson
Brown, Tangerine, Jafia/ Hart's Tardiff, St.
Eggs ft.oo per dozen; Turkey$J.co. ,
123 5 MRS. W. H. MANN Manville, P1*. Michael, Ruby Boone's Early and King Orange; We Make, a Specialty of
Carney,August,Genoa and Villa Franca Lemon,
all on five-year-old sour orange stock. All first-
class. Sixty thousand trees. SEEDLESS CITRUS FRUIT TREES.

Planting Melons, either for market or home .
should buy their seed of I have all FOR SPRING BUDDING. .
use me. va-
riet\es.\ and to those purchasing of me I furnish _L> All leading varieties lor sale at $4 per 1,000.

full directions growing,giving each purchaserthe Centennial Homosassa, Xronpariel and Majorcaare Our intentions are to close out this immense stock of Citrus trees, if fine trees and md '
benefit of my fifteen years in Melon Growing. $5 per Duroi i.ooo. Satsuma Tangarine Parson rock prices will do it. We have twenty five varieties of Citrus trees propagated on Sour,

Monticello,FI. ,. W. M. GIRARDEAU. and Brown Pomelos are Blood$8 Amory per BIOJ1tnRUbY Blood' Grapefruit, Sweet and Rough Lemon Seedling Boots, as follows : .

Early, Pineapple and Marsh's Seedless are$1.50
TREES per loo. All buds warranted free from an insect ORANGES. LEMONS.
PLANTS and NUT TREES. pests and from bearing trees.
W. K: TRIMBLE Danoy Tangerine. Eureka(seedless) *
Por Southern Orchards Gar- 'a-20-tf Braidentown, PIa. Satsuma(seedless) .''% ', Belair Premium and Genoa.
dens and Groves. No agents. King, l 'J> .,::
-. Write for price list. T1OB SALE CHEAP-A THREEHORSEJ Mandarin. _- POMELO or_ GRAPEFRUIT.

,JENNINGS NURSERY CO., J? Automatic Acme Kerosene Engine as King Tangerine. .-. _,.', ". .
9-26-25 Thomaavllle, Ga. good as new,made by the Rochester Tool Com Kumquats (oblong and round). = ",'..., Marsh Seedless.
pany. *F. C. BUFFDM Ruby lood. ">? ,:.
a-so-3 Stanton Fla. Joppa Late,(Seedless) r<< Aurantium(sweet rind) ::
CITRUS NURSERY TREES. Pineapple. '- .",'-*,- .Halls. -;
,BLOOD MEAL.-ItJ'ou Valencia Late. .> LIMES.
All the leading varieties at Lowest Prices Car DEODORIZED enl and plenty of eggs, Parson Brown. ",r"* '.
ney Parson Brown, Sanford Medt. Sweet,Paper feed it. Send for circulars Guaranteed as rep St. Michael Blood (paper rind) ,- Tahiti (seedless)
Rind St. Michael Pierces' Ruby, Jaffa-; Pineapple resented. C.$. SMITH. State Agent Jaffa.(Sanford's). MISCELLANEOUS. _
Majorca Cunningham, Homosassa and 2-> -$ Stabl'ttZe.14'Ia' Harts Tardiff, (Sanford's). ,
Hart's Late Pernambuco, Improved, Triumph, Centennial. Japanese Peaches, Plums, Chestnuts. and
Walters Everett and Marsh's Seedless GrapeFruit FOB HATCHING LIGHT- BRA- Boone's Early.Mediterranean. Persimmon Trees.
,Satsuma Tangerine and King All fine EGGS and Plymouth Rock,bred for utility. Sweets, (Sanford's.) Strawberry and Pineapple Plants, etc.
one year old buds on four and five year old 81.00 13. Mas. GOMPERTS

bud Rough dormant Lemon on,Grape contract Fruit to any and Sour varieties stock parties Will -per ,Lady Lake, Fla. For descriptive catalogue and .price." list, apply to -

may desire. Pine Kumquat Kodwood for sale. > O. JVT. .:MAREC
Correspondence solicited. Address C. W. Pox FOB SALE.-GENUINE VINELESS OR ,
Villa Lake Nurseries, Fruitland Park Lake Yam Seed Potatoes by W. J. HUS- Lake1ftZ1c1 PIa.
Co., Fla. TON,Candler,P1a. Price f i per crate. 2-13-3



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Grande'}uehel.e..................... ... ..............................:........Tuesday, March 2
City of Angnata................"'". ..h ........_ ..........................Thursday, March 4
Kansas City.....;............ .................... ......... .......,.... .... ...Saturday, March 6 4b4k
City of Birmingham.....,........................ .. ..................... _. Tuesday, March 9
La Grande Ducheue.................... ...u ...... ...u.. ..........Thursday, March n
City of Augusta.......... ............-............. ..............;............Saturday, March 13 S s
Kansas City..u.u......... .................. .oo. ...... .. ...Tuesday, March 16 .. S o
City of Birmingham...... .... .........,.....................................Thursday, March 18 _
La Grande Ifnchesse............ .... ................ ... ... ................ Saturday, March 20 :
City<< of Augusta..... .......:........;....................................... ..Tuesday, March 23
Kansas City. .:.....10........;.................... .. ........_....Thursday. farch 25
City of Birmingham...... "...... -..... ........00.................. .......Saturday, March 27
LaGrande Ducheaae.......... .... ............ ........ .........:.Tuesday, March 30
G. M,SORRELL, Manager, New Pier No.35, North River. .



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Chattahoochee.....i.. .......... ... ............................ ..............Thursday, March n
Nacoochee .............. ..................................7; ....................Thursday, March 18 finest Cuisine
A ..Chattahoochee......... ..........j........................... ...................Thursday March 25 and Service. No Transfert Between Jacksonville and Net York.
M Nacoochee............. ............................................ ..... .........Thursday, April I
RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Lewis's Wharf The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers: '
PHILADELPHIA TO SAVANNAH. (Direct.) "Comanehe" (new) "Algonpn Iroquois "Cuerokee aSeIDiao40'NORTHBOUND.
Pier 18, foot Spruce Street-3 P.M. ,
City of Macon...... ................. .................... .....'........ ..........Monday March i s
Gate City......................... .......... -.,..:............:......................Friday, March S
City of Macon.................................................................Wednesday, March 10 .
Gate City........... ....... ...... ........ ... ... Monday, March 15
i City of Macon........................,........ ... ... .... .... .. ........Saturday, March 20 Steamers are appointed to sail according to the tide.'
Gate .............. ... .............. ....................... .........Thursday, March 25
City of Macon .. .................. ............................................Tuesday, March 30 From JACKSONVILLE, FLA!, (calling Charleston) .M.... ........Sundays Tuesdays aad Thursday*.
... M. C. HAMMOND. Agent;Pier 18, foot Spruce Street.
? Krom CHARLESTOH, S. C., ;.............-.... ............ ......... Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays.For
" hours of sailing see "Clyde Line Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers
Central ((90 Meridian) Time-as below.

'.. Kansas City.. .......Tuesday, Mar.2,6.30 p.m. City of Augusta..Thursday, Mar. IS, 630 p.m. SOUTH .,BOUND.Steamers .
City of Binn'gh'm.... Ths'day, Mar. 4, 6 00 p.m. I Kansas City.........Saturday, Mar.20v7 oo p. m.
: La Gr'de Duchesse.. Saturday Mar.-6.8.00 p. m. are appointed to sail from Pier East River. New York at m., as follows:
City of Augusta....Tuesday, Mar.911.00 a. m. City Birm'gh'm. Tuesday, Mar.23, 1000 a.m. 39 .3 p.-

1,2r .- Kansas City.......Thursday, Mar. ii, 7 00 p. m La Grande Duchesse..Thursday. Mar 25.12 noon : PorCHARLESTOIS.C,, ..!............................ Mondays,'Wednesdays and FridaysFor
City of Birm'h'm...Saturday, Mar. 13, 3.00 p. m. City of Augusta..Saturday, Mar. 27, 3 oo p. m.
La Gr'de Duchesse..Tuesday, Mar. t6, 5 o> p m. Kansas City.......Tuesday, Mar. 30, 5 oo p. m. JACKSONVillE FLA.,.(calling at Charleston) .................Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays


.. i Central ((90 Meridian) Time-as below. BOSTON AND JACKSONVILLE-Direct Line [Freight Onl,.]
Tallahassee.......Thursday, March. 4, 630 p. I Nacoochee......Thursday, March 2S, 700 p. m ,
Nacoochee .. ....Thursday, March: 11,7.00 p. m'l I I Chattahoochee.....Thursday, April i,6 00 p.mSt Calling at Charleston, S. C.,, both ways.
; Chattahoochee. .Th rsda1. March: 186.30 p. |


((90 Meridian) 1'hne-as below. Ar' appointed to sail as follows:
S Gate City...........Monday, March: t, 5 oo p. m. Gate City....... ..Saturday,March 20, 7.00 p. m. Wharf Boston
foot of From
City of Macon........ Friday, Mch. 5, 7.oo p. m City of Macon..Thursday, March 257.00 p. m. rom Hogan Street Jacksonville. Lewis'
Gate City...... Wednesday March to, 11.00 a. m. Gate City.......... Tuesday, March 30,5.00 p. m. :THURSDAYS. FRIDAYS.
City of Macon......Monday, March 15. ".00 p.m. '
Jacksonville, Florida. bE'S tIVH1
Savannah Ga .

Jacksonville, Palatka' Sanford, Enterprise, Fla., and Intermediate

WILLIAM: A. SOURS & CO., Landings. on the St. Johns River.The .

Elegant Iron Side-Wheel SteamerS_ .

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Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers CAPT. W. A. SHAW,

.T 1 Is appointed to sail ta follows: .

g, aa E.T BA"7 ST., 'J'AOK ONV ,E, FLA.. Leave Jacksonville.......,....Sundays,Tuesdays tad Thursdays 34op.m

Returning Leave Sanford 9.00 a.m.ind Enterprise 9.30 aun..Mondays, Wednesdays Friday

We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of L

Hay, Corn Oats, Flour Bran, Wheat, Grits Meal, SOUTHBOUND.I 3.30 I.......................... .Jacklonville SCHltDUI.a'............ .......... Arrive NoaTHBOUND.Read'Up..00&. a.w .
1 8-45 p. m. ........._........... ...Palatka.......................... Leave 8.oop.m.
S Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark. .. 3.00 *. m. .__........................Astor............................ s-oop.aa.
F. N '4-30 a. m. __......_............. SL Francis..............:......!... r.3e p. m.
.................... .............. ........... Beresford ............_.......... .". IJ.jO noon
Arrive 8.00 &. m. .................... .... Sanford........._.......... 9.00&.11.
8TATR AGJUm FOR PURE GROUND BONETygeriIlleu .. 9-25 &. m. : .................. .... a-terprise................... ...... y.3oA.m.

pBrtillm Co. NITRATE SODA, General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville .

Star Brand Fertilizers BPr MURIATE OF POTASH,
A.J. COLE,Cen.PlWAtUger Agent,5 Bowling Green, New York.
GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. SULPHATE POTASH M. H. CLYDE. N1.taUt Traffic Manager,5.Bow.Jn Green,New York.
s, THEO. G. EGEB, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green, New York.
,F. H. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent,204 WeltBaJ8t.JacboaYl11t.W1a.tJ .
Orange Tree and Vegetable KAINIT Etc( L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street, Tackjonvule,Fla.
J. LESLIE, Superintendent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville Fla.
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Fertflken nave toperior in the market and'*trial will n fnc w ; 'WM. 'P.: CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents
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.. ,A Succession of Sweet Corn. ties, so far as I know,in these respects. feet apart, although we usually make 833 dozen Cory, at 10 cents ;
The green;-com s as n'Vith,us. lasts .
about in order After these medium sorts;" werusually them three and a half feet apart. The per dozen......................$ 83.30 ;
ninety days, and to have '
"roasting-ears" from beginning to end rely-.wholly' on'Stowell's Evergreen plants may stand eight inches ;apartin 1,250 dozen Moore's Early ;:
: the main sweet corn season, lasting, Concord, at 8 cents.......... 100.00
and always as good as can be had, wemust the rows,, and on good soil, should
fifty days. dozen Stowell's
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plant :types sweet give us ears acre.
at 8 cents............
need green, .166.40
Thus will a day
com:-the very early; the medium;.and we 500 ears To go sure; we.might plant a slightly ..
'thlafe.v e must calculate on gettingour of Cory ;for twenty days, or 10,000 larger area, but do the planting also in a
,mall We plant this in rows Total............................$24 0.70 .
for .
supply. ,at least twenty days'fr ears smaller plots, say one-quarter acre *
the earliest sorts, of which Cory three feet apart and calculate to have every week. Finally, we come to the Without counting the value of the--

.may be called one of the Jest, if not one-plant to"every-four,or: six inches late kind. Of this, we will need 500 stalks which,.in my own case, is considerable -

the very best and most reliable. To of row., If the land is in.good.order, ears a day for fifty days, or 25,000ears r amounting to more than

fgiyeus:, a..supply'.for. the next 'thirtY we can expect to;>> get 10,000 good ears in all. We plant Stowell's Ever r$60. A few years ago I grew a lot of

'f;lays, ;we plant medium sort, and'J' fromrabput .oxie-halft acre of land... I green, or any other large, late,sort, in mammoth sugar corn. This gave me
think that the old M ore's'early.(Corj-.' would plant onequarteracre just as three and a half or four-foot rows,and ears of very:large 'sIze'and excellent

': oidtis) yet' a good? and,reliable sort,. !soon 4s the, weather seems favorable aim to have the plants afoot apart in quality, but,they were very late, and

Although our seejdsmen offer 'qui.tea :in ,early.spring,. ,ami another quarteracre : the rows. Two to two and a half iu my own locality I would risk this

Dumber,of?varieties, such.as, Stabler's ; ten days or two weeks. later, as acres of good corn land should furnish variety only on very early and warm

Early X X?Sugar and others For these_ early varieties mature quicklyand us the required ,number of e is. If soil. It might be used to furnish the 1

home ,use, I,prefer the'"Black". ,Mexican 'would soon be too old for use. we have more than are needed'for latest supply, say in pc\ober.-Rural
which, when approaching maru- Possibly.:it might' be still better to immediate sale, we can'make good use New Yorker. "=f

racy,'turns a dark blue or..purple color, .r plant only one-eighth acre at a time, of the surplus, by saving it for seed; .. .
and fO '>that reason ha$ never become at intervals of ,five,or.six.days.' or if we think this is too much trouble, There have; been some 5,000cr- *

'popular., Ears gathered in'prime condition ;Of the, .medium early: ,sorts, we for feeding. The; proceeds, from the of tomatoes already, shipped.Isawfifty : .
\ for; :use, however, are: snowy want>-5oodatlot: ,a period. of four acres of sweet corn-provided crates at this station and thirty at '. ,

white, and pf.delicious sweetness'and: thirty,ears in-all We we have a regularsale:; of 500 ears aday ,Eloise-going' out, last. eve.Haven .-Witer
,tenderness: ,. surpassing,all. other vane.t .can:"have the rows -for them. .also three, would be,about'as:follows: ;.:- ;" -. Item. ...., .-:.:;i.".-', .

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