Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 27, 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: UF00055765:00121
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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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Chas W.DaCoita Business Manager ,
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UR The Largest Fruit Growers FRUIT TREES FOR FLORIDA.

HiGHEST; Know the Best Varieties and the
Plums (over SfL varieties Wickson, Red June, Hale, White Kelney, 18 new
QUMJJY kinds). Peaches,(Sneed,Triumph,Suber,over 70 varieties). Pears, Kaki Nuts, ..
: ., BEST T :{EES TO'PIdUp. Grapes,Oranges, Lemons,Pomelos, Kumquats,Roses eta

JoWEr.pfICES. We shipped more peaches from/our own orchards tPREIVl1s Over,300. Varieties of Fruits and Ornamentals.
season than all other growers in this section combine ,
and made big MONEY at it.

: P/iEPAlD. Btfy Trees Prom ]flIR8RRMKH Satsuma on Trifoliata Hardy Orange on HardyStock.,' '

J 0 : Ml FRUIT GROWERS A handsome,65-page Catalogue for 1896-97,with over 50 engravings. Gives
WHO ,, adaptability varieties sections, with accurate descriptions; recent experience
in orchard and market with varieties new and old,with lull cultural in-
Everything for the South. formation. ThisUpToDate -

_f Peach, Plum, Pear, Persimmon, Citrus Fruits, Grapes,

Nuts, Ornamentals, Roses, Etc., Etc., Etc. Investigattonjinto the Requirements of Florida Orchards. -,
350 Varieties. A MILLION and''a half trees. Over 300 acres.. 15 Y ears { Experience and ExperimentingJn; Growing Florida Fruits.
No BETTER stock to select from. None so LARGE.New Extensivejpropagation of(Trees for Florida Planting.
Catalogue with over 50 Illustrations, 26 New. Photographic Views, Free on ."
application. GLEN '.: ST. ,

;THE GAFFING BROS. Co. Inc. Macclenny. G.TABER, President. GLEN ST. MARY, FLA.

Successors to W. D. Griffing. Fla. A.H.MANVILLE, Secretary. ;

'; :, :! SEED',. FOR SUMMER C CTearl CROPS., + SEEDS TIlT WILL GRam +" ..:

or Cat-Ta[ Millet,per S>,'250,poit-paid. German Millet.......aoc.per pound, post-paid.. .. ,
''Ji: Amber,Cane ..........2Sc:.per pound, Kaffir Corn............2Sc:. ." '
t,. JB farweed ..........400. Sunflower _..........aoc.per quart, For Best Seeds at Lowest Prices write for my List for 1897.. X:

f :Cq. '.Peas:Whippoorwill,Clay,Red,Ladyfinger,Wonderful,and Black. |2r Send for prices. The Largest Stock in the State, and every seed New Crop:,

j L. CAMERON: : Seedsman: I hap die only the products .of Seed Growers of National Reputation., such as
125 E. Bay Street, JACKSONVILLE, FLA.Otfancje. Henderson, Landreth, Ely, etc. ,'.
'Tie lW&ukee Flot1i'd' Co. BURTON Kf BARRS, JACKSONVILLE, FLA "

Offers to the public this season the finest Citrus Nursery Trees grown in an experience :
..: known and thoroughly approved varieties, viz: Satsuma, Mandarin, Parson Brown, '
'Boone's Early and Centennial. Jaffa,Majorca,Ruby Blood,Stark's or Enterprise Seedless SATSUMA, TANGERINES, PARSON BROWN, ETC., ETC. _.
,Pineapple, Homosasda,and Tangerine. Tardiff and King,Duncan and Marsh Seed- '
: ; less Grapefruit. Seedless'Villa Franca Lemon (matchless). Oblong Kumquat(superior + + + + BUDDING WOOD + r ftTrifoliata -
s' to the round). Budwood at all times. Prices reasonable. Prompt attention to cor-
'respondents. Address all,communications and make all remittances payable to Stock, (One, Two and Theo Years,), Pears, Peaches, Plums, Figs. "
F ,Ui1'WaukeeFlorida, Orange Co., .Camellias, Japonicas, Imported Plants, Fine Budded Roses, Etc.. .7

The Best of Stock. Proper T_ reath ent. Low
Prices. :
DUNEDIN, FL'A. .. ,:
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,From the choicest trees in Florida. Money making Early Peaches A full line of Pears and I I'J ,
''-* Plums... Delicious, celestial, Figs.. Mulberries that bear four months. '. ...
stocks one,two and three. years old. All stockjclean: and healthy. Send for interesting The
catalogue. VEGETABLES Largest' -
J. H. G1RARDEAU, Prop., Montlcello, Fla' PRODUCE ; and >
_ We receive and Mil,in car loads or smaller lots :
all jlrodueU>> of the GARDEN,ORCHARD,DA1- lost <
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;; : iRA'GEAND HAY CROPS. No.References 611_Liberty,eta,free Street upon PITTSBURGH ppUctloa. Address Penn's, :- Ci lpW(. :', ,.'

I SOMERS, BROTHER & Co. Ka'Al. ,< '
Were of Them -
It is' Time You Thinking .
We have the SEEDS that you'want for these crops,and we want you to buy them, NOW. 1 sh tIt .: "
Practically drought-proof crop for forage and grain. We have
CORN I both the White and Red varieties,at 10 cents per packet: 30 cents
KIFiII! .. per pound;.four pounds,$1,postpaid; ten pounds not prepaid SI 60. Send for Annual Dc.scrlptive SN&: :::,
per acre. R' CATALOGUE,
., m RSALEI+d CORN Similar to Kaffir Corn,but has large white grains. Same. newly iscned and revised. f
price as Kaffir Corn. G.eo. S. Hacker & Son k
f hum' (Y l1o"M11ofaIze),3Qc per pound; four pounds -' It contains everything ; ..
needed by the Horticulturist
0r 81.00.postpaid. 1 ** .
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I CAT, HCTI T PT Enormously productive The best for greenforage. t T 3 plant-lover. .s,'
:- L ,MILLCl Pound,35c.;four pounds, $1.25 post .9I Orchard PI.ANTSaadTlUUtSfor Window, lawnor BUILDING MATERIAL:, ,' '.' = r

... teu not EED prepaid.. Clean seed 400. .per pound;four pounds,tl.50,.post-paid. ; 86c.R .: collection Greenhouse.to select Largest from CHARLESTON.. '- s.-C,.. _. ,' o' $:: .- r't,c- ._ ,
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....;;';'"., THE FLORIDA" FARMER AND: FRUIT-GROWER. .' has, on its. working. staff some' of.,the. most, 'distinguished agronomic authorities of

: the. State-.two professors of,' the State Experiment, Station and the agricultural 'agent of one, of the chief lines of railway who is an experienced tobacco
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: .'.:the brightest, body of producers in the world, the Florida orange-growers. : \ .
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: ,% THE 'FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER stands as the champion of,.conservative American soil-culture, 'opposed to the

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i'i't credit and' chop lien systems; opposed 'to single-crop idea for the average farmer. It .advocates the production of home supplies to the greatest extent '

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','compatible, ,with,that prime object of all good farming-the creation of a solid bank account. ,

k THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER devotes itself -to the horticulture' agriculture of Florida, ;which has, unique

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:;needs and, requirements and for which Northern farm teachings are generally inapplicable and misleading. ,. '
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:'".State reaches. ,so many farmers who conduct their business on successful. plans; who make money by it, and have money to pay for what they want.
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'. .t rural 4. classes of the State. Our "cheap column", is watched by more country people than any other medium. I {'

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The Berkshire Above AIL feed than any other breed I have tried. first, perhaps, a little heaviness in the :Mr. Wm. Lyle has recently put put
9. 'They are hardy. I have never stomach a little sourness, windy belch- about twenty or twnty'five acres in
.1 will give reason ,for keep-
x ri you my Berkshire from and heartburn headaches and bil his wherehe
Berkshires : ost a any cause. They ings ; : orange trees on Plyant grove
ing resist cholera the best of any known iousness and a foul l taste in the mouthin already has one of Jhe finest bear-
",i. .Early maturity. My pigs are breed. the morning. Chronic<<: constipationis ing groves in the county. The orange

r .: hogs,< in the sense of ham, shoulder, lo., They are short-legged, long-: almost inevitable, and means that the business is here to stay in this portionof

s- ," .. and loin development, from the time: bodied, active-moving, strong-limbed body is holding poisonous impure matter the State.-Bartow C.-I.
!they are farrowed till they are,full hogs. Now there is a difference in that should be gotten rid of. The Last Sunday our enterprising fel

..3 grown.' Berkshires, but I believe that, by care- poison is being reabsorbed into the low-townsman, J. Brutal Bully, Esq.,
2. They are sellers. My butcher ful for breeders and blood and the'whole
% selection by body. Impurityin was out hunting again, and old man
tells me ,that pork is more desirable
my and the blood lead almost
avoiding inbreeding by giving may to any Hardup lost'a turkey. The old man
than ,that,of'any other breed because -
r care man can have disease. Constipation is the start of it
proper any saw him shoot the turkey, but, by the
of the large development of the Berkshire hogs that will,.be a pride all. Dr.Pierce's Pleasant Pellets cure laws of Florida, he can't convict him,
w .' ,parts demanded in his trade viz, and a source of profit to the owner.- constipation, cure it so it stays cured. because he can't swear he saw him
hams shoulders, etc., 'while the, small Rural New Yorker. No other remedy in the world will do pull the trigger.-Brooksville Star. '
; ')" bone;'head ,etc.,. give the minimum of that. -
waste._ Denim of golden tan or old red Send 21 cents in one-cent stamps to The orange crop for the present yearis
3. Meat;texture,and quality are un shade makes a very effective- and inexpensive World's Dispensary :Medical Associa- estimated all the way from a quarterof

surpassed.: My best advertisement is portiere for a'library! or dining- tion, Buffalo, N. Y., and receive Dr. a million to 700,000boxes. A quar-
: to get"a prospective customer to eat of room. Make leaves fleurs de Us or Pierce's oo8-page COMMON SENSE. MEDICAL ter of a million will come nearer it,but'

t. ; the meat.,, .some conventional design, cut from ,ADVISER, illustrated. these quarter of a million boxes will
:: f '4. Theyare; quiet,never squealing black velveteen, and fasten them to -- ..MM.. bring as much clear money as twice
!II f :,.> around the trough. My neighbor the doth by pasting them, on with The demaed for nursery stock to set that amount did before the freeze. It
-owns' Chester Whites and they let boiled starch; outline these figures out new groves this year has been is simply wonderful how fast the grovesare

every: one, within'a radius'of a mile with a heavy yellow silk floss and you greater than the supply. The nursery getting back into bearing.-De-
" .' 4 :. -,; know;they:are, hungry by their inces will have a veryhandsome looking here had a call lately for 60,000 bud Land l Record.:

: a-t1 :. 4sBt squealing. material for hanging. The figures ded orange trees, to be delivered next As an evidence of the value of the
,:-; ; a' :' ;5, ,They are docile. Among,all the may be placed at regular distancesover fall, and: could not furnish them all tobacco grown in this county it may
: t :Berkshire*;I have ,ever owned,, there the denim or arranged as a border All these were for one man, to be put be noticed that the Cuban Growers'

?,,;," ._ has not: been,,one ,that. was breathy, : about eighteen inches from the out at one place -Malabar item in Company at Fort Meade has made settlement
rt.,: croe ; or"addicted to' eating chickens. top. Titusville Advocate.Mr. with sevaral parties who i instituted
\ 'F < : -' .mothers. Not ._ ...... S. Thistlewood who
'i : 1r' :6.Theyare good .,George suit against the coratt&y. It
-r. : ". -, :;\'paeoCmybrood J.sows has ever, eaten_ When! they put a man in jail he can lives on the south end of Sand,Lake, seems that a !lot of the: g prs ha

-':"-r ..*.. her:pigs; or'lain.on them .unless they not follow his natural inclinations. He I says that his orange 'grove, consistingof contracts to give the Cuban company,.
'. ...'.{ \. were:chilled to.inactivity.. cannot eat what he wants to; he is limited three, hundred trees in bearing, the option of purchasing tfceir: crops,
'z 1 ::7 -They.\.aregood: breeders:, My to'a very frugal diet Is it not produced the last year sufficient oranges and becoming tired of wftipg' begun

_., .;sows'averagcfro 9:to:12 even-sized equally true,of dyspeptic? For all of: to pay his living expenses and suit to compel them to' torporcancel
perlitter.. the real he out of life' the of the for the ;
; -pigs enjoyment gets expense grove year the option contract C<|nprot: i es s
,, t< '. Sir Theyare: .easy keepersLknow: : : he might as well be iifjail.,He cannot This fact islof-itself, very' encouragingand w made, by which ie- -
4 I,fioii put;erjiiefice that my-Berk- eat what he likes,nor enough. He,suffers shows that there is life in the or alized fifty tests a po '...

s 'will,keif) i,(good'order, ojless:! .much, gets little sympathy:.., At ange business,.. yet-. rlando'.Reporter cured crop.-Bartow-C&L, ; '
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:\ Grove; -Ml 'Orchard. interest in the affair _and said he specimens, fresh from the tree, came I. bout all the good varieties of guavas,
; would direct his subordinates to take through the mail from Mr. L. H. but if'this is found not to be the case
J' good care of ,the plants when they Gurney, of Merritt, ,Brevard county, they will remedy the defect as soon as
< rJiHFROM.: WASHINGTON. came. Florida. They had been picked while pssible.<<; Cattley guavas (Psidium
4" I', ,..y iJI'J(, '."'1. .. The men who held the purse stringsfor yet. green, packed in excelsior in a lucidum) are propagated in the de
I. ',,Florida- 'Pineapples and Guavas, the committee, however, said thatso small box and arrived id perfect con- partment's greenhouses by thousands,
'the..Nation's Capital.ditorParmerandPinitGrower. much money had already been dition. The box was marked : "Live and 'as the trees are ornamental and
'$, spent for decorating'that they dioVt fruit, don't delay." The aggressiveodor will fruit in the house, they' are be-
t That the.''majority of people knowa have another dollar to spare. "If this of the imprisoned guavas was coming popular among Washingtonians -
good:thing when they taste it, has matter 'had been mentioned to us noticed by the postal clerk, who lookedas as parlor plants.
been well demonstrated by"the grow. three weeks earlier," the chief, decor- though he thought the fruit was The specimens of guava jelly sent
: '' ing popularity of everything eatable ator said, "we would probably have anything but "live." At the pension by :Mr. Gurney to the White House
that comes from Flor da. Our cringes ordered the plants.'' Thus it was that office where the sample was received, and the Agricultural Department have
.a:4 have long been ,known as the: the inaugural ball-room missed a several clerks were treated,to a taste. been tested by experts,and pronouncedto
best in the world; vegetables com strikingly beautiful feature of its ,dec. All of the ladies who tasted the fruit be'first-class. Assistant Pomologist
mand the topmost prices, and now oration, and Florida lost an opportunity declared it was most delicious, and Taylor says : "The Gurney productis
, comes the Florida pineapple into, the of getting lots of good advertising. most of the men liked it, although one remarkable for its scrupulous cleanness -*
J.. same class,bidding fair to hold its own They'll be there, next time, for their of them was heard to say that it as well as for its fine flavor, andis
' against all comers. Possibly bigger highly ornamental appearance has al- "smelled like a menagerie." (Why is much superior to the Cuban jelly,
and sweeter pines than the Abbakas ready: caught the eye of more than it that women, almost without excep- which too often contains small specksof
and Cayennes of Orlando are growing )Washington floral decorator. tion, are so fond of this fruit, which is impurities Mr. Gurney writes
.somewhere the sunny islands of the The specimen pineapple plant so distasteful to some men?) One that he never uses fruit which has
# tropics, but, if so, they haven't yet sent by Mr. Russell attracted much man asked the name of it, and when fallen off or lain on the ground, as
.u been seen here.. attention when it was unpacked and he was told that it was a Florida that might impart an earthy taste to
-: Florida pineapples have:been in the put on exhibition at Fererro's estab- guava, and got a whiff of it- "Wow, the jelly, and nothing but fresh, perfect
retail market here for some time, but, lishment. :Many retail fruit dealers wow f 1" was all he could say. fruit, picked from the tree and
.w a few months ago[Mr. George I. Russ who had handled pines for years had All things considered, however, the cooked in agate ware vessels, is em
sell, the pioneer grower of this,fruit at not the slightest idea as to how the fruit made an excellent impression ployed by him. His dealers here
1I .,Orlando, sent a shipment ,to a commission fruit grew, and they formed an inter- Mr. McCarthy, manager of 'a fruit know this, and they take pride in im-
A merchant of 'this city, Mr. ested group: around the plant. A store, who has dealt largely in guava pressing this fact upon their customers,
Joseph Fererro, to be sold at whole shipment of fine fruit arrived at the jelly, but never before ate the fruit which should also .be noted by other
sale. ,At first, the best price that same time. Fererro took ,advantageof pronounced it equal in flavor to a good Florida jelly-makers, so that the justly
k could be: obtained by auctioning off the opportunity, and with a :rush strawberry. ,Replaced some of the high reputation of this product may be
fi 'the fruit, was forty cents apiece. he ran up the price until the pines specimens in his window, with a placard ,maintained. ,
Subsequent shipments brought a somewhat brought' seventy cents each by the announcing to the crowds on the A few years ,ago Mr. McCarthy re-
.higher figure, but many retailers crate. Subsequently, the same sort streets: that this was the fruit from ceived a consignment of fine Peen-to
,still'protested when asked to pay for of pines which had,at first sold at for which the celebrated. Florida ,guava peaches grown at St. Cloud, near Kis-
i hal pineapple a price that would buy ty cents were auctioned off at eighty- jelly was made. Among the many simmee, and as they were the first-of
; f a barrel of Baldwin apples. five cents apiece. This was during whose attention was attracted by the the kind to be seen in this city, they '
,Early in February the suggestion inauguration week, however, and can novelty, was Mrs. U. S. Grant, the attracted much attention. Mr. Mc-
was made to the committee having in not be taken as standard of Washing widow of the famous general and Carthy sent samples of them to the
charge the decoration of the inaugural ton's market. A plentiful supply will president. Mr. McCarthy presentedher various legations and to other partiesof
}'' ball-room,.*that a fine decorative undoubtedly> bring down 'the price to with the first one of the guavas, wealth and eminence, together with
feature could.be secured for this occa- less than forty cents by wholesale, but and instructed her just'how to prepareit printed cards 'giving full information
sion by using full grown pineapple the Florida fruit will certainly outsell for eating. about the fruit He was thus success-
r c plants from:Florida with the fruit on. any other, and perhaps will bring Mr. McCarthy is sure that ,there ful in introducing: Peen-to into
t The plan was approved by several profitable returns for all time, as it is will be good demand for the fruit here Washington, for it has been in good
members Of the committee, and cor- not only better, but it also keeps when it becomes known. Cut into demand ever since. He contemplates
i-'- *>_. respondence was had with Mr. Rus- longer than any other, according to thin slices and served with cream and introducing guavas in the same way,
sell of Orlando, as.to. his terms for the statements of reliable retail dealers. sugar, the guava loses much of its and has ordered a consignment of .
furnishing hundred choice fruit A stall-keeper in the big center peculiar odor, and is equal in flavor to choice specimens from Mr. Gurney ,
lUh ing plants with apples in various stages market bought the specimen plant fora the finest peach or strawberry. If a for that purpose. If they grow in popularity .
from blossom to ripe fruit. good round sum,,after it had beenon seedless guava can be found, as Mr. as the grape-fruit has done, the
A A :Mr. Russell,,in response, quoted a exhibition at the Pension Office Gurney suggests, the popularity o industry will become a thriving one.
*.i very reasonable figure, and sent a fine for some days. At that office it attracted the fruit,will be greatly enhanced. It The: largest specimens of grapefruitare
moth Cayenne plant with an apple as much attention as a baby is well l known that the continued propagation now retailing in Washington at
) A on it of about six pounds weight, just elephant, and, although a placard in of orange trees by means of forty cents apiece in limited numbers ,
Ifer5 ,beginning to ripen. It had-been tak- big letters had been attached explain- budding and grafting tends to deprivethe of course. ,
en, up with the roots, but without ing what it was and where it .came .fruit of seed, and an experimentof In conclusion, the writer desires to
I'I ; r i '' 'earth,. and arrived in perfect condition from, the' man 'who had the temerityto this kind might be worth trying lay a humble wreath of tribute upon
I having been wrapped in damp take charge of the show, had more with guavas. At Mr., Gurney's request the bier of Dudley W. Adams, whom
Ifl i iF moss, and carefully packed in a' long than he bargained for in answering the Department of Agricultureis he intimately knew for nearly twenty <
box, so as to avoid bruisipg. Thoseof questions. Many of the pension office communicating with the directors of years. Peaceful be his rest, beneaththe
the inaugural committee who saw it clerks declared they always botanical gardens at Rio de Janeiro, orange trees which he loved so
l I? ". Were surprised.and delighted with its thought the fruit .grew on trees, and Brazil, and other South American well, remembered and honored by the .
ly? superb appearance, and 'were agreed big trees, too. cities, with a view to securing, if possible State to which he rendered so many
i. ;? hat.It. would be an effective and "Well ,'live and learn' they say," some hardier and better varie- invaluable ,services. "The loss of
a '- i unique feature.in decorating the immense piped on'e little old fellow as he gazedat ties of guavas than are now grown in Dudley. W. Adams," said Assistant .
t ,ballroom the slender, drooping leaves;; "I'm Florida. There is, for instance, one Pomologist Taylor, "is-a worse blow
: 'Superintendent Myers, of the seventy years old, and I never knew variety (Psidium rufura).described by to Florida than another freeze." "I
1.1 Southern Express Company, (at the before that pineapples grew on grass." Baron Friedrich Mueller, the noted knew him well," said the veteran -
,.,;;: i' .".request pi;President H., B. :Plant who A number of other fruiting pIneap-- authority on South American flora, William Saunders,, founder_ ( the famous .
,:4 1 J ncommunicated'with 1 on the ple plants were sent here by Mr. Rus- as growing on the sub-alpine ,heightsof Grange, ,of which''' Mr. Adams
.I,> "t f ,sa iee' generously offered to trans- sell, and were auctioned off by .Mr the province of :Minas Geraes, was at one time master; "he as'a
';: .J t ../ : .: e :plants from Orlando 't? Fererro at from $2 to $3 apiece. Brazil, :which, he claims, is the hard man of the most incorruptible honesty,
) 1'''z W tonat,large.discount on the Later, these plants were to be seen in iest of all the species producing palat- and! of.true.moral courage." _
4' : :regu1lLr 'icf,and: ,instruct his agents brilliantly lighted restaurants and able fruit Another variety, Psidium L,8. PERKINS.:: ",. '
t'.>> f .te' _j[special.care: in handling the club rooms, and were everywhere. ad- grandifolium, growing in tire provinceof Washington, D. :C. _f :'.
.. o" .' ariO, ,Its/-i :way through; Superinincock :.: miredand, talked about.** Sao Paulo, Brazil, (a climate like < ..Ie.... :',' .;: ,
=-." .t- 1 ":of? the,-Pension q Some months ago the writer suggested that of South Queensland, Australia) Travel northward- liC t ;
1iWl, ,,bromefoT: of e.tlJ:1stnQ s through: your: columns l that is described as .being,very good Thepomological that,the Presidential iM..ai l ia::r.
.-a r .. .. .-.t);: a'!former .resident of fresh'guayas:be'sent to.this market as authorities: here believe i over, ,and tke.sates at th ,: ,- ,: -, '
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-. v ,.,Mr. DriscblTs_ 5quib. real cause which lies very near the Orange Culture time and get the.. money, .and many
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: surface. Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower times if funds are supplied by the
The squib fired'at the East Coast
Manatee in Orange growers know that the degree It is only in recent years that orange owners of the groves for fertilizers, a
your correspondent your of cold is not alone the measure culture in Florida has been made a part only is invested as the owner in-
issue ,of February 13, page. 98, gives of tended, and, frequently a large
injury. In December and of and ina part
1894 study even now many go on
mean without
opportunity obtrusive
being finds its into the of the
the here way pocket,
February, 1895, temperature haphazard way without knowingnor
to discuss the cause ot the
: care-taker. This is
was.the same, viz. 22. considering the nature and wants one great reason
injury of our trees in ,
greater orange
Florida culture has
the freeze of February 1895 than The first did not injure the trees at of the tree or its fruit. In selection of why orange paid
better. It has been
the lower gulf coast. Writers in that all, even the terminal buds were not soils there are but two kinds to choose no not generally

region ,easily find the, cause in what!hurt, but the same degree of cold a from, that which is known as pine land carried much on upon business has been principles.Too made for.
little than month later killed and hammock or half hammock. The expense
, call their' more a
they ( water
too small returns. Of the
course severe -
.. lion, and upon,this topic the changes I many of them to the ground. pine lands are sandy and require more freeze of 1894 ,and 1895 caused
have been) ,rung in both high and low In.this case it was the condition of plant-food, but can be cleared and pre the best suffer losses

keys for the last two years. But the the trees rather than the degree of pared for the trees at a much less ex yet it.was growers'to very noticeable heavy that those,

water protection of the two regions is cold that measured the extent of in pense. The majority of the groves in groves which had been fertilized and

___,constant factor, and -constant factors jury. Our disaster had its real cause the State are on such lands. The cared for best came out in the best conj:
hammock lands have dark rick soil
results. in the extra warmth of rather a ,
usually produce constant January dition, From analysis it has been
in this case the results are ,very di- than i in the cold of February. Just but are more expensive to bring under shown that the following elements enter '

verse. the reverse of this was true on the cultivation, and require less plantfoodand into the of the
In the freeze of December, 1894, lower gulf coa'st. January'with them produce' a superior fruit Most of tree, and are represented by the follow-orange
the known Indian River
their three cold. The of oranges as
temperature was degrees was unusually average ing figures :,
lower, than ours, 19 to 22, and in February their lowest temperature for every day fruit are grown upon hammocks. Theyare

,+e 1895, ,it was but one degree in the month was 8J{ degreee lower however, more, liable to go The_above. shows that potash and

higher, being 23' and 22 respectively. thanours. This kept their trees compar- through transportation in bad condi- bone should be abundantly supplied,
The bulletins of ,the State weather atively more dormant than ours. This tion on account of their very tender I and in the best forms. 'We think it is

and crop service give' a continuous %% degrees of,cold for every morning skin.Vhat' v r the location selected, at present conceded by the best grow..

:record :of the two stations, Manatee in the month of January was their it is desirable to have protection to ers, and those who have made a studyof

and 'Menitt' Island,which is our "Is- salvation when the blizzard of February ward off cold and heavy winds: On it for fifteen to twenty years, that '
/' pine lands it is well to have a belt of the best formula for a fertilizer for
land, Home," from January, 1893. came, while here this 8" extra, an
Taking the five cold months of each degrees of warmth laid the foundationfor timber on all sides, especially! on the average grove is one containing about

; have March disaster. The is in north and west. The temperature in three to four per cent of ammonia,five
t year we up to 1St, 1897, our same true '
',the record of t\{ent -four cold months other parts of the State, the' temperature time of frost rarely falls as low in pinewoods to seven available phosphoric acid;and

and for twenty-three of these months of January, particularly its mean as in exposed,locations outside.If ten to twelve actual potash; the ammo-

S their' lowest. temperature was below minimum, was largely the measure of a hammock should be selected, care nia derived from sulphate of ammonia,

'ours and for"the one month February, the destruction wrought in February.Mr should be taken that it be not too the phosphoric acid from bone, and
moist as it is not good for the the potash from high-grade of
orange sulphate
: 1895, it was but, one degree higher Driscoll says : "The East
:< than.ours.< During seven of the cold Coast hotels" are sending Manatee tree roots to be wet for any length of potash, and that it is desirable to apply -
waves that have in time. Very few growers have madea it in December or January, usingten
.. visited our State for oranges. He probably i intendedto
4r., a that time their, temperature' has been say"some of the East Coast hotels," study of the constituent elements to twelve pounds per tree. Some
into the of the it in
from,ten',to. seventeen degrees below etc. As it was printed the statementis entering composition prefer using two applications,
The' : orange tree and its fruit, and therefore making the second in May or June.
flr-. ours.. past winter is a fair sam not true. None of the hotels in
have made many and serious mistakesin Some of the finest and most profitable
,ple.l this region are sending there or
f. anywhere '
their This is in the
fertilizing grroves. accounted groves been treated
November;' and 64 December else for as they havean
: 49 ; oranges
: i .:37!and:4S: j January, 26 and 29 ; February abundant supply just at hand of for largely by the fact thaws' with the foregoing formula applied
} ,;-3 and '44. what the market-that great arbiter great majority of the orange groves in twice m the year, in June and December.
-_- : vt the State of Florida are owned by Many for fruit
bearing treesprefer
... January31r,, 1894 the difference wasseventeen of values-says are the best oranges
who visit them in
northern men, only to use high-grade fertilizers
,degrees ,being .32 and 49 in the world.
:i tiVdy.z From the above it is The crop in this region has been, :once in the year, 'and leave tnem to be October or November, and clalfe good

- { :tp tt clear that the, difference in into variously ,estimated at from two to cared for by disinterested parties, who results. The high-grade sulphate of; -

t .,'. r ; .; :\}orange: trees, .there and here ,four thousand boxes. The local mar.I I care'little for anything but to kill the potash produces fine-appearing ,fruit, 1:..- '

;must be_sought in;;some ,other direction ,ket has:been well'supplied and probably :

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:eflce itra freak; 'of;;the weather. We I other markets, possibly some of them !Soda in rootMagnesia 4496! a.m 10.66 M 11.1'tj 0.98 _
in root -',,' 6.91 6M 6.75 8.00 8.1"t :, :
3..j., r often'sees F- chi' freaks. .but this ,is' not- 'Manatee.. Oxide of Iron in root 1.02 It OfiT :;' 0.Ae" 0.46< ".e.1Utt-.".
'.. wore of th*m. _'So far as'I have known, JAS. H.. WHITE.: BuU Acid in root 6.78, "M U4 It" 4.43 u 3.'ZL "' ;;.
8iUc1aAcldlnrootU.1o, 1.:12: ,(% if e.H< _
BO sere)&s.1r has' eY1'hinted at r the Island Home, Brevard,Co.. Flar ., Phos.Addinroot 1247. 11.G8"" 3.27 .11.O7" ::'oki1.16.e.., ...:"
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and leathery skin, which causes it to facturers. 3j KILLS SCALE.mmJUic"

,stand transportation well,and the pulp "Aside from the uses made for V

Is.juicy and good flavored. Any fertilizer insulating 'material, there are over I I

: containing chlorine should be thirty million dollars invested in the THRIP JUICE '

;; .avoided in the orange grove as it bicycle tires in the United States

: seems to be injurious to both tree and alone. Great quantities are requiredon jii ; Is Strongly Concentrated, and when

fruit. If the ammonia is derived from the railroads where air-brakes are Ii I fl Diluted as Directed, it makes '5Ii

fish-scrap, tankage, or anything of that used. CI V probably the Cheapest Insecticide .

nature, it is liable to produce a coarse, "There are 130583; miles of submarine JI'; in the 'World.rnunowtc .

rough and tender skip,frequently scabby cables, operated by incorporated I

and discolored in spots,and a pulpof companies, representing a capitalof uorowiu urwr Used in Florida for 13 Years. 1
inferior flavor. We think it an erroneous $182,372,620. Besides, there are .
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> practice, though extensively 15,252 miles of sub-marine cable operated : =W:::':'::..._. --'I1t':=-'r" ::.., ,- I I .

II* followed, to plow in fertilizers. We : by different'govf rnments. Thus 116' t.:\c: c."d.:..FA..:::: :tI,.:,. ;"lt 5.;... : H. B. MARSH, General Agent, ,
prefer to plow shallow first, then apply rubber girdles the earth.'* : i : "'::::: I .

1 the fertilizer and work it ,in with an Great quantities are made into ..... ;; :S ...wwaBESSStfgS .:.t.uS .. Ees"HAMMOHOS I I Okahumka (Lake Co.), Fla.

Acme or Cutaway harrow. Many of clothing, boots and shoes, and "the *l"T SUM SHOT 7 "wCRl.. T-r_. : I "SoId by,many merchants.
the best growers are at present follow use of rubber in the arts is constantly MAKES 1000 ; HAMMOND'S SLUG SHOT WORKS,

ing that plan,.believing. ..that. the...plantfood increasing." FISHKItt-ON-BUDSON, HEW YORK.
trom sOluble fertIlIzers wIll findits We do-not need to note further ref.
way down to the roots. ,If plowed erences to give an idea of the pecu-

under, much of it, especially in time of niary possibilities arising from the Tobacco.To developed in three days after being

frequent rains, will find its day below introduction of so important an indus- soaked in camphor water, and cucum-

the roots and be useless: Some of the try as that of rubber culture in South ""' - -.... ber seeds that would not come up at-

most thoughtful are awaking to the idea Florida. Disinfect Cigars. all in good soil, germinated soon, and

that it is'the part of economy to furn- The rubber tree thrives best in rich, the without a single failure, after their
Col. Edward Manrara, pioneer
ish what ammonia is needed in some swampy soil, where frost is seldomseen camphor bath; and what is more remarkable -
cigar manufacturer of Tampa and the
be in and and it seeks where still, the seed so germinated
green crop to plowed areusing a place roots
best posted man in the country on the
with results. 'In be rock manifests a continued effect of the
cowpeas good can firmly planted on or
business has and
cigar an original
i some cases crabgrass.and beggarweedhave heavy loam, and its roots wet a portionof the in- camphor when transferred'to good
of that
novel killing
,been used to advantage. It is the year. The peculiar irregular way has germs garden soil, in the vigor of growth' .
fest the tobacco after it been man- .
also thought that pokeweed can be em- growth of the roots at the surface and is and freshness of the plants. This fact,
into It scientific
ufactured cigars. a
ployed for the same purpose; in short, the long, straight trunks thrown downward project but it works like a charm and it is suggested, might be of special
,anything which will supply ammoniaand from overhanging limbs,and the value in cases of expensive seeds that
the results are highly satisfactory. The
humus. The latter'is greatly lack- 'I serial roots which often encircle and germinate with difficulty.-Quincy'
plan is simple, cheap, convenient and .
ing in pine lands, but not to so greatan enclose large forest trees, render the works like this : A cellar is made air Herald.

extent in the hammock. We think rubber tree both peculiar and attractive.The installed -....--
tight and a refrigerating plant ,
the outlook for orange culture in Flor- tree in this Iqcality attains an the tobacco frozen for ten days, which The Florida Crops Gathered Up.

ida is better now than before the freezeof immense size, and,bears a small 'sweet completely annihilates all germs. Prof. F. B.' Moodie. of the State '

two years ago, because many of the fruit; known as the "Indian fig:" The station ''
The projecf is one of the best that Agricultural Experiment was
poorer groves have been abandoned, tree will grow rapidly on poor, rocky, has ever been discovered and will be in Tampa last week and gave the fol- ,

and the better ones are likely to be worthless land, and could be planted worth millions of dollars to the big lowing interesting information to the

carried on with more economy and on with profit on our waste lands of the Times :
cigarmanufacturersas the germ damage .:

business principles; grant. estobacco considerably, which causes a, "I am here on a special mission of :
J. M. WHITE. Among the different trees given to
great loss to the manufacturer and impairs selling Florida grown cigar leaf in or
Orange City, Fla. our settlers for experiment were several ,
the superiority of the product.- der to the talk
__ .Sr' rubber trees to each from the stop or a great many)
I Tampa Tribune. croakers in the State who point at' V
Rubber Tree Culture. i
Fruitland. Nurseries of Augusta Ga.
I unsold of tobacco in order to
About one year ago much was being These have been set on both high dry crops'
Camphor Writer on Plants and discourage others from embarking in
said about the proposed introductionof Vine and moist edge of prairie:land.
the cultivation of the leaf. I
Brazilian rubber into this Seeds. am now
the tree Some of the trees have done wonder-
Mr. W. M. of the Owl making special effort to clean all .
Corry Cigar up
State, and a company was formed fully well, and others have' grown
Company, and president of the Florida the 'trash' in the State in order to re-
with headquarters at Orlando for the some; none have died. Those in
of the seed State Tobacco Growers' Associa- move that which these croakers takeso
purpose, procuring and moist clay loam and hammock have *
infallible much delight in pointing at. I have _
tion, gives us the following
starting a large nursery somewhere in made the best growth, while those
remedy for reviving the vitatlity of succeeded in getting all,out of the way
this vicinity. which were set in pine woods, but fer
seeds and wilted cuttings, and whichis with the exception of perhaps a few
of the scheme
The promoter madea tilized With trip to :Madeira to 'examine the soil well as the best. especially good for those of the tobacco hundred pounds! which I expect to .'
plant. To revive wilted cut- reach during the coming week. .I have "
id that locality, and later interviewedthe :
We ,are informed that ex Consul their in solution of advertised for parties holding unsold :
writer about the quality of the tings, soak stems a ,
Kerby is now in Brazil gathering seed inform of the fact in -
of of tobacco to
three or, four drops spirits camphor me -
lands of Biscayne and southwest
west Bay
; of the best of rubber the
variety : of and order that I might make the
' of Cutler. to an ounce water, keep proper ..
The result of his research was to report "Heva Braziliensis, to be used in the stems in this fluid for half a dayor effort to dispose of such crops. If I .
nurseries of the Rubber Cul-
that there are thousands of starting more in a dark place, until they knew where a thousand pounds was i
many ture Company. We wish him every would hundreds of i
unsold I
have entirely recovered their fresh- now go
acres south'of Lake Okeechobeeand
lying ;
success in the undertaking, and hopeto ness. miles to handle it. The'main reason ,
thence to the East Coast, which
see a large and profitable business these small have been
will seeds why crops 1
will ,rubber trees to perfection Camphor water also.cause
grow ; of
made from the beginning this
up sold is attributable to the fact that
r but as.it takes from twelve to twenty soaked in it to, germinate more quickly -
new industry.-Biscayne Bay Monthly.Mr.
tobacco buyers find it too expensive to
and in, seeds that have :
years tor bring a plantation to a pointto some-cases,
there such small
pay any returns, it is hardly proba- lost their vitality by long keeping, are visit pla.ces.where are :
Ballard, has sold the Higgin- this method. A of holdings. ;
'ble that many of us will live to see restored by senes
large areas under cultivation that are botham grove, adjoining the Turner experiments undertaken by Prof. "I do not believe that .there is an .1 J

,paying big dividends.We property south of town. Mr. McCormick Vogel of :Munich, to substantiate the unsold marketable crop in the State, -j..

give below an abstract of a> of McCormick & Hubbs, New fact that camphor water promotes the with the exception above named. The

pamphlet published by the Florida York, is the purchaser. He has pure growth, and prevents the wilting of ,Cuban Tobacco growers of Fort:Meade

Rubb ?Culture Company., chased about fifty acres of grove prop. tulips, etc., led to the discovery that have had bids for their crop but they

The book, first states that over one erty here since the disastrous"reeze of old seeds, which have almost lost prefer to hold.it. I have disposed of

hundred million dollars worth of rubber two years ago.-Florida Philosopher.How their power of germination, not only 5,000 pounds of Florida tobacco in ,

,are gathered annually from trees is this for strawberries? One recover it when treated in this way, this city today-all of this.is tobacco ,

.5 that indigenous; to that soil upon day last week there were shipped from but even germinate in larger numbers that I have accumulated from. different !

: which'the government of Brazil exacts San Antonio, Pasco County, two hun- and more rapidly than fresh seeds .growers." S ".

:Tan'.export duty of over 21 per cent; or dred and fifty bushels or eight thousand under ordinary conditions. ,"I sold a crop of tobacco:about a fj

:Wore than one-fifth.of1ts value. One- ,quarts'of strawberries.-Orlando Thus, beans, which ordinarily require month ago, to a large Tampa; c manufacturer -

..half.. ,,j iprobaBly>1 : wothirdsof, this rub i Sentinel.. eight to ten days to germinate composed" of :various .types:' "

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which have,been.grown asexperimen'taicrops -

i' .for,the :'station. ,A .tobacco More Potashin oin-Killer Strawberries on Ice:. .

,expert. in Tampacame to see it and The celebrated T. &T. Strawberry Refrigerators -

he ,iest'edevery: variety of it and.pronounced (PERRY DAVIS1. are the universal favorite of Florida
Sumatra growers. Perfected after years of experi
..4' tbeJflorida, grown the best the fertilizers appliedon A Sure and Safe Remedy In ence. Give good service for good fruit.
filleras; well l as the 'wrapper
submitted to him. This every case And every kind TRUBY & THOMAS
of all,the types the farm r Starke Florida.
is important on account of the general means of Bowel Complaint" .

: i, 'impression less '( cigar that purposes Sumatra; filler,This'is is worth true I larger: and better yieldsof oinKillerT '((1.5TEEKIER; 'SEED ED.! Limited,

in iegard to the i imported leaf but is MARY ,T. FROTSCHER, President
of the Florida "grown':leaf.'' crops, permanent.
not true ![ ,J Successors to
1s is true statement and
of the Richard Frotscher's GravierStreet Branch Store
improvement It can't be made too strong Nos.518 and 520 Gravier St.,New Orleans La.
p&tftne.'ii'ii 1uekett, too Importers and dealers in Flower Field and
or emphatic.
soil andMore Garden.Seeds. Grasses,clover, bulbs, seed potatoes -
and fruit trees in their season, Conducted
: and by relatives ofthe tate Richard Frotscher. Order
is safe
It a simple, quick through Richard Frotscher's manual of 1896 or 4
Teoslnte. cure forCough send for one free.

r ; Editor Parmerand FrnU-Grower: Moneyin

-. The question of feed (for. stock is OranvpSj EtemnatiEini F,
Colic, Oolda, Neuralgia,
one of great importance to the citizens
the farmer's Diarrhoea, Croup, Toothache
pf( this.'country. We have tried many pocket.

of the plants recommended for this AO about Potash-the results of Its use by actual we.perimeat Two sizes, 25c. and 50e. """
,regidn.but with meager results, if you on the best farms in the United( States-is' Tbcra-j has never been*i a time when grow.Kj
told In a little book which we publish and will gladly Keep It by Beware of ITS should guard against failure with more
: leave out Para grass, kaffir corn, pearl maD free to any farmer in America who will write for it. you. cam. There has never been time when
millet and especially teosinte. Six of GERMAN KALI WORKS, Imitations. Buy only the ,always Ferry'Seeds the were best.wore For essentiaL sale by They leading are

E the flinty kernels of. this marvelous 93 Nassau St.,New York. OenulnPerry: Davis'. ( dealers everywhere. Insist on having them.FERRY'S .

grain were planted by us, last spring Bold Zar ywliere.oooo SEED ANNUAL
on-sandy land that was tolerably low, bag s from Florida is from ,$Io5: to is full-of information for gardeners andpl"ntrrL '
oOooo< There will never be a better time
but three of which With. $1.20[> per barrel crate. There are \than now to send forthe 1897 .Free.
,dry, grew.nine ten from 175 to 200 crates in a car, w ich D., M. Ferry&Co.,Detroit.Mich. '
out fertilizing or
they grew
means from $200 to $250 which that
,v feet-high, each plant sending upc several will have be. and the warehouses on these model
to bring
car cabbages
2 stalks. As they were designed to
tobacco farms are now filled with
fore the
freight are paid. Very
seed the plan was not to cut
This will'beheld
plenty of excellent leaf.
often the market for Southern cabbages -
them down until maturity, but horses
< in has been in until it is perfectly matured beforeit
;, getting at them ate two of them down. 'such a condition' that the carload is put on,,the market, for then it will

They i immediately sprouted, again FAIRVIEW PINERY.
would nowhere this command better prices. Another crops
bring near figure.
sending up a greatly increased numberof The usual procedure in such a case [ now being planted. The day that I .
shoots, in the case of one, I should
there they planted 80,000
,is for. the receiver, who knows, of young .Choice
withno .
judge, fifty or' more. Meeting I the condition of the market tobacco plants on one of their farms, .
course, ,
further mishaps, all of them grew'to'maturity receive and they intend to put in 130 acres for
to refuse to the. cabbages,
ful ripening .a fine crop sold this ,spring's crop. Their farms ate Pineapple
L of.seed. J.Sleekier; of New Orleans, whereupon they are by represen-' irrigated by a system which should be c
tatives of the railroads and the .
in his garden manual, that seed .
does says not'ripen in that locality, but has ceeds applied to the payment of the widely copied. t-o-t Plants. L1\ : :
If several roads have
helped '
to imported., 'A few plants grown freight. A few years ago Mr. J. J. Vinzant i
the -0 FOR SALE. t- ;
for:'green feed and, cut down as often Jo-bring cabbage to Philadelphia a planted a quarter of an acre at his
rata division is made. Howeverthis
as they,reached four feet high would pro place southwest of town m blackberries -
produce large amount of very choice may be, the shipper not only gets getting' the plants from West I 4 Smooth Cayenne 1 H! Home Grown !II!
for his carload of
nothing cabbages, --.--+--
feed for animals, and where permitted Florida. From this quartet of an

'to'' ripen seed,. would produce what but is often pestered to.pay the dif acre he expects to get 1,000 quarts ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY.

excellent for ference"between what his car broughtand .. _ _
must'prove to, be grain the it. this season. He had quite a crop last

chickens or animals) possibly for men. : Take freight the charged of upon watermelons.The year. They sell readily at ten 'Cents F. IM. PRICE,

As,the area in this country where these case per quart, and a more healthful fruit

will mature is not large, growing average freight charges from you can not eat.-DeLand Record. ,P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO FLA.
this .fr
points to city are m
seed localities, where it will,
supply In searching for a solution of the
$80 to $uS per car of rooo to 1,200
not mature, may'prove to be a profitable melons This means that it has cost water hyacinth problem, in Professor HOME .GROWNPineapple .

business-for. that limited area. Webber's opinion, we should attempt : l
cents to
: approximately: 10 bring every
to find a. parasite or other
one of those melons from the South to enemy
,Lee Co., Fla.Florida.Produce. Philadelphia; while there are times which will kill or greatly. damage the Slips. -,,,
-*- plant. An illustration of this methodwas r
when melons will not bring over half
Freights: given in Europe some and SuckersOf
f that sum, or even less. years ago. .

,, _In Jacksonville, Fla.; on April 9th, A comparison between Florida and A plant known as elodea, similar to I the Following Varieties

.the'Interstate Commerce Commission California freights would seem to jus- the hyacinth, infested European

will-take evidence from Florida shippcrs tify the conclusion that either the California streams and canals to such an extentas SALE
; ROR :
t .of fruit and produce as to whether: charges are absurdly low or_ the to greatly obstruct navigation. .

,should not lower rates to'Philadelphia Florida The Eventually, however, an avenger was
y they pay rates are absurdly, high. .AB AKA, PORTO Rico EGYPTIAN
: and"other, Northern between and California found in an enemy to the elodea and
; freight Philadelphia GOLDEN
>:. points than they. have been charged ., which is a distance nearly_. four! the latter has not caused serious trouble ,
-'--- '- -- SMOOTH CAYENNE
:I since.-Sanford Chronicle. QUEEN, ,)?.ER-
in'the'past.i As stated in a recent times as great as between Florida and

:r issue;;; ''of the Grocery World, Florida Philadelphia,is only one-fou th greater Major Boynton has secured the NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH. -

;' : >: K .shippers.!have' combined to'push,their than the latter.-Philadelphia Grocery whole interest here and has assumed ,Apply to .. -:r:.,

<. "V"a ;claim'of undueJdiscrimination against World. control, assisted by H. C. Percival l,' 0. 0. MATTHAMS, .j f.:
... claim thefreightrates e .. real dealer of (
/ttic'Jat1r a .s. They that I an experienced estate : .
present : .which the.'roads A'writer in the Savannah News says Port''Huron, Michigan, and are goingto Florida Pineapple. -,- )::, ,,,

._ >k ,:dvarge,for Northern markets make it of the Cuban' colony's tobacco farm push things lively. A large and I Or toMADDOCK'dc -_-" : y\. ; :

'aln&ost:impossible. sell their products at Ft Meade, Fla, This colony have commodipjis hotel will be built in MATTHAMS,_:,:

: ''profitably' in Philadelphia and put in much diligent and intelligent Boynton proper,while Major Boyntorrand West Palm Beacjii-Fla

'. :;Now,York especially labor; and they have gathered two others will build cottages on _- ,v:;.- ..

.,' ,-l a : Set-'::Every ,season. for Floridaproducein crops;' one in ,the' spring and anotherin Beach Ridge jn the Andrews cocoanut : .
'0. Philadelphia.brings instances where the fall. At first their acreage was grove, which has been trimmed, It is, said that the strawberry crop

:I :carloads, 'of.fruit or.. vegetables received small, ,but the success was so great cleaned up and put'in shape; also the I of Pasco County promises to bring

}, .m this:qty fa l1:to sell .for.sufficfeot that in planting the fall crop they put main avenue has been greatly:improved 'twice as much.this'season, as the-en:

"."c ': ,to bring the freight charges For sixty-five acres in ,two .plan tations. in looks, the past week, and tire, orange;?crop>-of J countyeer! :

< "exampk, the:average,charge: '.on cab--: Both,of these. 'crops have been gathered other improvements: to 'ro ow.-. Sun.V brought. _n-iiLj-.g? j ,. _:
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Eggs and Broilers Pay Best.. non-sitting varieties are kept particu-
. :', : :_ .Poultry.f I have had numerous inquiries recently larly the Andalusians, Minorcas, Leg
. IJ'f fi'f _, "
. .'..'C.--.--..- --------------------------- from new recruits, i in regard to horns Hamburgs, etc., are the leadersas
f -)lam by s. ..'D0LJLNOY- Apopka, Fla.Inbreeding. selecting a breed of fowls best .adapt layers, and are varieties I should ,' P8
v- ed.for the branch or branches of the recommend.Now g/BTYLt8.
: business which have decided to
they then-raising poultry for market Catalogue and fall treatise spraylnf( fnit.
..So:much has been said in regard to embark in. It prompts me to writeon at from eight to ten cents per aDd vegetable croPi mailed free. Addrw
r. the :evils' of i inbreeding by poultry the subject, that it may be of interest pound, is not very profitable consider- nun niuiutnnnuauiiiiiiiiiuiiiuiiiiiittuniuiiun WM. STAHL, QUINCY, ILL. &.
writers,, that 'some people imagine it I to others. ing cost of grain. Still the farmer
w ,would,be the height of folly to..even First let me call your 'attention. to gets more for his grain perhaps than
,breed a male and female from the the profit side of the marketing busi- he would if it was sold at market.
'same'setting .of, eggs if they should ness for table purposes. On the other hand; if he is raisingthe .
purchase: a ':setting of eggs from a Raising broilers is profitable, whereone smaller, non-sitting breeds thereis
breeder; There 'is no doubt that in- is located close to a good market never a time that eggs ,.have not
breeding injudiciously practiced i is and the operator is an expert in hatch sold for eight cents a dozen, the aver-
highly objectionable. Why? Simply ing and rearing artificially. The best 'age price is from twelve to twenty-
because the laws ',of nature are not breeds for this purpose are the Wyandpttes five cents, and it is a neat, pleasant, Unruly Stock at a PremiumWe
Rocks and Indian handled'business.Take want anImals to show off our fence,persistent
followed out to the letter by the'care- Plymouth fighters for"liberty," whose war cry shall be"up and
t less/armer, or the breeder for fancy Game. The former bred pure are the "Egg-raising-vs. Broilers"in at -'em" again. We bought a Jersey bull"highly
points only. The fancier who looks quick to grow and feather quite rap: winter. The latter must have bed recommended"him and for neither the position dogs or, but red two rags rounds could induce satis
only at shape and feathers would idly-the Indian Game crossed on warm houses and ,brooder arrange- him to give the Page Fence another trial.
select the best bird in those respects, either produce the best broilers- ment for artificial warmth, the best PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian,Mich.
while possibly it might be the weak Chicks (from either of these varieties experts lose more or less of the
est bird in his flock, but: then you see should be in good size and conditionto chicks, before they are a, month old. INFORMATION 1! I
he has the feathers and in order to turn off every ten or twelve weeks. How discouraging this would be to a Worth It's Weight In Q.LJJl;
win at the poultry shows, the feathers But, as a general thing the price for novice, particularlywhen it begins to For'ourname and addree
must be there'and free from any broilers, in the middle and western dawn upon him that the season for w11tel1yoabowtomatehebeat on earth,horse- ,bull-strong wire fence and
.' objectionable colors or the bird would States does not hold out ,very induc broiler raising is nearly over ,and that pig-tight Klteelman,*Bron.'tho actual BOXB.wholesale Ridgevllie C08',I Ind.wire.
r be disqualified. Knowing that "like ing after th .first of :March or April. he has hardly got started generally be-
beget like he ,chooses the feathers So' to ,realize the high prices, one fore the time'rolls round to again begin 2
s, that come nearest the standard, and must begin their hatching operations the hatching for broilers, he has
rejects the male that i is* cock of the early in the, fall and get their, broilerson changed his mind and undertakensome A MONEY MAKERthe
the market before the holidays and other venture. tbZI.tJsadnatrfOUinJ11aboutb r
walk and whips everything else out of [and how to mate money from poultry la
sight, possibly because one of his toe keep rushing them in as last as they On the other hand, place these New PoultrYCuldefor I 7.
nails is off color and his progeny grow .them until the demand lets up. same warm houses, without the expense 100 poultry page nouM;printed*;ion In remedial colon beet and>plan recipes for
would be apt to show the same defects. But ev.erobody cannot raise broilers of artificial heating, at the disposal for JOSH diMaMt 8A7SCSX3 Bent for.10o.Box if 31 JOG,Import write now.,>CL
Of course this breeding for feathers and make a succes of it, the eggs will of a nice flock of Minorcas,
I is all l right and necessary in keepingthe hatch and the chicks may die; or. the Leghorns, or any of the pure bred
breed up to the standard,but more eggs won't hatch; its like raising non-sitting varieties. See that they
care should be used in obtaining onions, one season you strike it, the have care, food and. all the exerciseyou
vigorous standard birds than some next you don't. It's a trade, it has can compel them to take in a nat- SMOKE YD UK MEAT'WITH
breeders display The majority of got to be learned, and while at the ural way, and the eggs will shell out K U U1D r" s -
breeders,use care in mating to obtain artificial rearing, it must be attendedto to your satisfaction. Daily your crop IRGU LAR.E.KRAISERl8i1I6Ufll1Llll64UP0ATO!
the'strongest fowls to be obtained, all the time, until the crop is readyfor is "harvested" and ready for market.
because they have learned in the market and sold. Care and exercise go hand in hand in ;
school: of experience that it does ,not So to the masses, who cannot afford the management of fowls. But it
1 pay to do otherwise if they wish to the necessary outfit for the broiler does not.require near as much to care !
bring a majority of those ,hatched to business and time to learn the trade, .I for a fine lot of matured fowls as it !!IIDC
maturing. A weak constitution is I will say that raising eggs for market does in rearing a lot of baby chickens. ALL Q
handed down and in a large numberof pays better than any other branch of The most important to impress paid.11100)outAUorlS.WW spray a 10cre J. Express& -
cases greatly aggravated; "like the business with less capital invested. upon the mind of the novice is to keep F day. .000 in use. Satisfaction r u., ..
='of ms er refunded. Ill't'd tad
begets like," i in disease as well as There IS'' always a market for eggs pure bred fowls, start with the best atlse on Spraying free. 'tcaj mot delusive ]&.
feathers. every week in the year and the pricewas obtainable,and keep them so. It will territory given. RapId tellers. Manyof
our agents are making from f 10 to f 15 per day.
Now, on the other side, supposingwe never so low but that there was a cost more'to start, but is cheaper by P.Co LEWIS MTQ. ()O..Bul",OMekIll.1(.Y.
should follow the laws of matingas profit for the producer. Eggs can be far in the end. Better buy one less

practiced by the wild fowls and produced per dozen for less cost than incubator and put the price into a f ,-.L-Dili7
I birds of our country. Can anyone can a pound of poultry and at the dozen or less, extra nice pure bred -=- lorida \
prove thet the wild turkey, quail, etc., present time, they sell for twice as fowls of some variety you fancy. 1.ands
decreasing in size and other constitutional much. I From these, a season should give onea
.i } qualities? Why is it that The millions.of dozens of eggs soldat start. And. beginner is on "both Oranges :
1 breeders of market turkeys are seeking market are nearly all raised, by feet" in the business with} as good an .
r. i :wild blood to introduce 'in their farmers, they never raise broilers for average flock of thorough breds.as
w flocks to build ,up the vigorous and market, there is no local market' for I older breeders. Make the breed a Rorts < .
1 quick maturing bird,demanded by the them. The surplus chickens raised study, it does not take long fOr one to investments z
. ,I f trade 1. They have learned that the are generally kept through the season become familiar with selecting the ;;
j :wild bud has been bred to a better in view of growing them as large as choicest specimens one competent to Developments :;.-; -
i standard than our fanciers have possible, and then after carrying them cater to all the branches of the trade. ,
f yet devised, that of vigor before all over bntil fall, more than twothirdsof Go to the poultry shows, exhibit the )ttractions :
:e1 e. The weaker,bird must give way the total raised rarely average over stock, advertise' the business, and .. .
to the stronger; i if he disputes the thirty to thirty-five cents a head, and fancy trade will soon become an im- Addrm,
'question he is soon whipped into submission if the larger Plymouths, Shanghies, portant item, if a .point is made to G. D. ACKER, +
and either killed or driven off etc., are raised, they bring fifty or have it that way. t CCMCIUL PASSCNCCft AUNT .7 .
L -to bachelorhood the remainder of his sixty cents apiece (by weight) ; thoughI Do not try to handle too many varieties THE.T OPICAL TRUNK LINE, ,
days,. know of Brahma cockerels that at ,first, one must, creep before JACKSONVILLE. /I.CRIM. '.,.'. -
No, friends do not fear that brought $1.02 ahead at 84 cents a they walk in any business. This
my ..
you/will ruin ,your:' flocks by using pound. ,But all are not ,raising-these, poultry:trade is a business, too. '-..' ,--... .'. .
ate' and ,female' birds from the beside, the age was about twelve Keeping non-sitting varieties, Twenty-five hens is enough to ..run' .
and do'well when confined- :
:s :ice pen a second year'or more;. pro- months. It costs as much to raise a one cannot well get along without an together ,
vktiag,you,will always follow the laws pound of Brahma as it does a poundof incubator, and which is really a nec- -American Poultry. Advocate. ...
.r. :.of;> nature and select ,the strongest. Leghorn., From experience I know essary equipment if very extensively .
.(- :There! is not a', standard bird of that poultry,costs in grain, to grow to engaged In the enterprise.In Borland and tells, the orange kingsof
-: fowk I ,J tattle: hogs or horses that has maturity, .from six to eight cents per conclusion-don't try' to raise Orange river, ,shipped sixty boxesof
tjMt; M !: inbred'in all probability! ,for( 'pound and: eggs can, be raised per|I and handle too many fowls running grapefruit last week. The ,market "_ -
'f,of yearsto fix:certain: points dozen at'trie. present time for about- together. Colonize, them in small quotations show grapefruit to be selling'! .t,,:

!.Y s tw Ilperetc, '. S. S. D.l ; ." five, cents per dozen. Providing" the. flocks. -- ., for.. $12'perjbox? ,, ,_-'' ..':."< ":' :', <....'f:?(.., ,
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The latest addition to the machinery Chemicals Instead of Ice. "
on the plantations of the Owl Editor Farmer and Prnit-Grower. Y

Cigar Company is a cotton seed Having received much help from l
crusher with a capacity of crushing t the pages of your valued paper, I
f one busheloC cotton seed per minute. venture to come in the question line .
,A portable engine operates the'crusher. ]hoping for an answer soon in the
The crushed cotton seed is to be usedas cqlurans of the same. FRUIT'CARRIERS
a tobacco fertilizer. Heretofore i. What chemicals and how com- .
' the] company have used the seeds ]bined, in what way, and at what cost The Standard of Excellence.Send .
whole, and the change was made witha i to make ice cream without ice? Andif .
view of getting better results. ice cream cream can be made without for Catalogue and Prices from First +tands'SOUTO :

Quincy New Era. ice so very cheap why cannot the 5/Df NFl; Ca :

Owing to continued dry weather the same be applied to lower the temperature PEffR5BUR4J1.i
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shipment of strawberries from Plant 1 in .cream and milk ? I am"so .
City for the past few days has fallen off situated remote from railroads and II''
fully one-half of what it would have towns that ice is an impossibility.But correspondent contemplates using the The breast and wings are considered %

been' under more favorable conditions.The to make, good butter during at cooling mixture, it is hardly probable the most delicate part of the fowl; the
business for the latter part of last least six months of the year you must that a chemical mixture can be found back, as the least desirable, is generally -
week and the first of this week, however have some kind of cooling process. that would provide an economical left on the dish. A turkey is carvedin
was quite brisk. On Saturday Will you give this matter your atten- process. the same manner as a fowl, except
about 5,400 quarts of strawberries were tion and tell ,us in your paper. I A number of mixtures might be that the legs and wings, being larger,
shipped Northern. markets, while on I know many a house keeper will thank mentioned which would accomplishthe are separated at the lower joint. The '--
:Monday night the shipment from Plant you if they could get coolness without purpose of freezing..- Prominent lower part of the leg, or arumstick, as
City'was in the neighborhood of 7,000 ice, at a,,sonable rate. among them might be mentioned hy it 'is called, being hard, tough and
quarts.. Considering the quantities of 'MRS. C. E. FELTER drochloric acid and sulphate of soda, stringy, is usually allowed to remain in*
berries going out of the State the prices Clermont, Florida. in the proportions already given. Sulphate 'the' dish. First cut off the wing, leg, .
have..held up remarkably well, ranging [Reply by Professor A. A. Persons.] ,of soda and diluted nitric acid, and breast from one side, then turn the
from twenty to thirty cents per.quart. Editor Farmer and Frult-Grower: three pounds'of the former to two of turkey round and :ut them off from the'
-Plant City Courier. I have your.favor of recent date, the latter. Sulphate of soda, nitrate other side. To carve goose,separate
The.trees have put out a wonderfully with inclosure, and in reply to same of ammonia and dilute nitric acid, six, the leg from the body by putting the
vigorous growth, not of the spasmodic will say that the character of freezing five and four pounds of each respec- fork into the small end of the limb,
kind, but of a general char- mixtures to which your correspondentrefers tively. Phosphate of soda and dilute pressing i it close to the body, and'then
acter. But better than this is the great are frequently used in chemistry nitric acid, nine pounds of the former passing the knife under, and turningthe
profusion of bloom that has covered physics and domestic economy. and four of the latter may also be em- leg back as you cut through the
these trees. Jim has some trick by Of course they are all based upon the ployed. joint. To take off the wing, put your
which he manages to bring the bloom well-known principle of the absorptionof -The following table, taken from a fork into the small end of the pinion,
on the trees, 'for every grove that he heat in the passageof bodies from leading authority, will be found more and press it closely to ,the body, then
has worked.has put on a heavy bloom. the solid to the liquid state (i. e., of convenient and more directly applicable slip the knife under and separate the
The prospects now are that the Tra- the chemicals constituting the freezing in the case of your correspondent. ,joint. Next cut under the merrythoughtand
vers' grog will have double the crop mixture.) It is well known that the mere mixingof take it off, and cut slices from the
this season that it has ever before This depression of temperature is certain chemical salts with water breast. Then turn the goose, and dis-
45 .})orn The three large grapefruit effected by mixing together bodies causes a wonderful depression in temperature member the other side. Take off the
, -" trees are ,a sight to behold. These which have an affinity for one another and results in the productionof two upper side-bones that are next to
,trees are as'fine specimens .as can be ; and of which one, at least, is solid, freezing mixtures. The table be- the wings, and then the two side-bones.
found in the State to-day, and measure such, for example, as water and a salt; low is constructed on this principle, The breast and legs of a goose afford
fully twenty inches through the an acid and a salt, or ice and a salt. and is self-explanatory: the finest pieces. If a goose is old,
# trunks. They-'are:' covered from the Chemical affinity accelerates' the 'i4 there is no fowl so tough; and if diffi-
tops to the l lower branches with a fusion-the portion which melts-de- How to' Carve Poultry.To cult to carve, it willjbe still more difficult -

mass of young fruit, and if the trees prives the rest of the mixture of a carve a fowl, begin by sticking to eat. Partridges,* pheasants,
are not affected by drouth or storms large quantity of sensible heat, which your fork in the pinion, and draw it grouse, etc., are carved in the same
they will pan out a quantity of the thus assumes the form of what is towards the leg; and then, passing manner as fowls. Quails, woodcocks
yellow fruit that will astonish the natives termed latent heat. In numerous in- your knife underneath, take off the and snipes are merely split down the
and, materially swell\ ,the bank stances' a considerable 'lowering of wing at the joint. Next slip your back, so also are pigeons,giving a half.'
account of Mr. Travers.-Ft. Myers temperature results. knife between the leg and the body, to each person. 1 .-. '
Press.' One form of portable i ice-making to cut through the joint; and with the Virtues of Jamaica Sorrel
The first place visited was the machines which have come into use fork turn the leg back, and the joint Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
famous Jackson-grove, owned by 'W. in recent years isdescribed in Atkin- will give way. Then take off the other I am able to say now what I could
J, Jackson of Anderson, Ind. This son's edition of Ganot's Physics as wing and leg. If the fowl has .been not say before of this plant. One of
has been: for many years one of the follows: .consists of a cylindrical trussed with the liver and gizzard, as my near neighbors has three plants of
show orange ,groves of this section,' metallic vessel divided into four con- it ought to be, help the liver with one :it which so escaped the cold,that he,
'* and the owner, could he see it now, centric compartments. In the centralone wing and the gizzard with the other. by cutting it back to stems of two feet
would be delighted at his prospects for is placed the water (or substanceto The liver wing is considered the best. :in length saved the, plants, and they
r. fruit this fall, followed by a big crop be frozen); in the next is placed the After the limbs are taken off, enter ,are now leafing out beautifully. So,
the"next year. There are about thirteen freezing mixture, which usually con- your knife into the top of the breast, :in two or three months at most, it will
.acres in this property, and in two sists of sulphate of soda (Glauber'ssalt and,cut under the merrythought, so as I be fruiting. Another one of my neighbors
years time, Mr. Jackson will have a ) and hydrochloric (muriatic) acid. to loosen it, lifting it with your fork. said to me the other day: "It far
veritable'gold mine on his hands. A Six pounds of the former and five of Afterwards cut slices from both sides surpasses the cranberry in several re
S short distance beyond this place lies the latter will make five or six poundsof of the breast. Next take off the,collarbones spects. And he is well able to judge
f the.Adams grove, owned by Hon. ice in an hour. The third compart- which lie on each side of the I of this, as he is well acquainted with
:Frank Adams,of Akron, 0., but who ment also contains water,and the outside merrythought (says Table), and then the virtues of the cranberry.S. .
S has'a home also at Mount Dora. This one contains some badly conduct. separate the side bones from the back. W. CARSON.

F is one',of the :largest groves in this ing substance, such as cotjon, to cut -
section and the influence of ,the external tem- -
r- r contains. twenty acres. off FREEZING MIXTURES. ,
The,trees now show no effects of the perature. The best results are ob- "
.freeze and are preparing to put out a tained when pretty large quantitiestwo SUBSTANCE. PAR'l'8. fIXED WITH.' PARTS; ALL TEKP..If
:.vigorous crop-of bloom. 'Mr. Adams ( or three pounds) of the mixtureare Ammonium nitrate.............................................. 00 water 100 210.26-
will have plenty of oranges for his used and when the ingredients are Ammonium chloride.................... .. ............... .... 00 water 100 180.
is Sodium acetate...........................10.. ...................... 85 water 144 .A'
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f friends .the.:coming winter, and in 1898acrop intimately mixed. It Sodium hfPOsulphJte...;... .... ..-...... .... ....... ........ 110 water 100 18'.7
' .- ',that, will pay a handsome to use the machines for a succession .
"} F "dividend:, upon the, investment. : of operations. On the limited A. A.,' PERSON, :7: ,
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I sary to give new life and richness to the FOR THE TWENTY-SECOND YEAR"->-, I
blood and restore shattered nerves. Theyare
also'a specific for troubles peculiar to W. W. HAWKINS & SONS

THE TWENTY, females, such as suppressions, irregularities Are offering a Choice Lot of the Best Varieties of Orange Trees for the season of ISOC-W. _" j
OF- A and all forms of weakness. In men All of our Nursery Stock Is six years* old with one and two year buds All Budded low :' I
they effect a radical cure in all cases aris- and from Bearing trees. 3 I
ing from' mental worry. Pink Pills are *- VARIETIES GUARANTEED TRUE'TO NAME. * :J i
k Physicians sold in boxes (never in loose bulk) at 50 Early Selections and Early Planting will prove the most successful. Prices Low. .-1 5 1
Away,Interested cents a box or six boxes for $2.50, and Send postal Descriptive catalogue to '|
.Doctor' may be had at all druggists, or direct bymail "W "W. J3AWK.USC&. : & OOP?. -5i;.I
=- Georgetown, Fla
from Dr. Williams' Medicine Company 1I
aged-Relief Schenentady; N. Y.
,Last in Dr. He laid much stress on pure water and I field soon'covered with manure and you .,
Pink Portable Separators. < plenty of it with green food to the pointof will> find that you have less and less need 1 .
From Ito Press L. W. Beard, the veteran fattening for market. In regard to for the purchase of fertilizers, and, while ; I
man of Decorah, la., has made a discovery this he said : Wheat is the best grain I it will pay to put some potash and acid ,:J l i
Mr. Herman *that revolutionize the ever fed. Equal parts of shorts and cornmeal phosphate on the peas, that is the only I
New York, business.may He has constructed creamery comes next ; oats and corn is good.I place where a business-like farmer shoulduse '
monial to.add to the which he has arranged a complete a wagonon don't think much of bran. With hogs, : fertilizers. It will pay you better to "i
of the country as to separating outfit, which can be moved as with all stock, the best feed, as a rule, exchange the cotton seed for meal, as the /
Williams': Pink Pills from patron to patron skimming the is the greatest variety. Like our best oil is not a fertilizer and the meal will ,;
troubles of long cream in the door yard, and, going merrilyon farmers, they believe in a, diversity. give you ;all the nitrogen needed to make
is indeed a most like the old-fashioned cream There is nothing gained by crushing the corn, or, if you chose, you can use it
interesting from This machine is now in successful wagon. wheat for pigs and small shoats, but with on the cotton. But do not waste time
one. He said'to,a So the Creamery,Journal operation. larger hogs it is a waste to feed otherwise and labor in mixing up a lot of stuff and '
"My name is says than crushed. Corn should be then! dosing it out in the furrow merely l
J 43 years. I am a bl Hauling cream is a good deal cheaper crushed for pigs under four months old ; to squeeze a little more cotton out of the ,i
and my residence and than hauling milk. It saves the farmer'stime beyond this age it will seldom pay for the land, but get all your land into a condition % -,
ie'l and the time of his team in hauling of shelling and In hot to
ridgewater, New expense grinding. grow a big crop of anything you i
20 years I was one of the milk three, five or ten miles, and the weather hogs should .be given the heav- may plant ,
who: never knew skim milk home again. Another saving iest feed at night. A full stomach in the "The proposed rotation will be a three
from that most a to the dairy farmer. He needs it. morning will make trouble during the year one. Corn, followed by oats and '.
rheumatism. This A writer in Home and Farm recom- heat of the day. The greatest gains and peas, and then cotton, and then corn
effects of a cold when mends getting ready for good times, cheapest pounds can be made from the again, with a clover sod to plow under _
and I was laid up in which are surelv coming, he thinks, by middle of March to the middle of Junein till' the land gets so good that it will pay' 1
Then I was able to increasing the dairy. He says it takes this climate. Spring seems to be the better to cut.the clover for hay."
little on crutches, 'two years to make a heifer calf into a best season for the rapid growth of all a .
again, and this state I cow, and there is less probability of an animal and vegetable life. FREE SEED DISTRIBUTION.The .
for I several months over-production I of good dairy products ..II.. -
warm weather I got than anything else the farmer can pro- How A Professor Would Farm. free seed distribution has cost the
and do a little work, I duce. He might have added that the In.answer to Ki inquiry, Prof.. :Massey government, including mailing about
think I.was getting I dairy farmer is constantly increasing the in Home and Farm gives the following 1250,000 and a good deal has reached <:
come again and be :productiveness of his farm, while the advice. It is the keynote to, successful customers that have no use for them. 1
for another.spell. I :farmer who sells the raw products must farming in the South, and is worthy of The Secretary of Agriculture considers .1
tor who lives fertilize heavily with commercial fertil- being read and re-read until it is ,fixedin the whole thing a humbug. But Con- .
miles of me,>but they._ __ 1 izers, or lose ,in its productive capacity. the mind and adopted in practice. In gress forces the distribution upon him. .
goodThey: and j. : Points in Buying cows.-If you -are portions the South where growing of He recommends the abolition- of the
was better, but buying a cow, look for a long udder red and crimson clover is not practicable, thing and says:
would come with lengthwise of her body, ,very elastic, for cowpeas and Florida clover (beggarweed) "The everlasting desire of patriotic :'
would get discouraged that means milk; a soft skin,large,roomy can substituted : statesmen to be generous at public ex- *
another doctor. barrel with broad ribs,wide apart. Prominentmilk "Get out during.the winter all the ma- pense and to have the honor of making
"This thingwent veins; prominence is of more nurial matters you can, manure from the presents to their constituents out of the
until about four years importance than actual size. Firm muscles yard, and trash from the woods, and try public pocket seems to be legally irre- ."
Brown, who is now in f'I in the abdomen mean good constitu to cover your cornfield, all over with pres sible. That generosity which costs
Pennsylvania and tion. Rather long, lean neck, clear cut something. Then in the cultivation of 'one no self denial is easily gratified, andit
worse than I was with face and prominent byes.Feeding the corn crop plant peas in it. Ripen seems to be a great satisfaction to giveaway 2
to see me. To my & only as much corn as you want to feed .things that belong to other people. "
not 'a sign of ripe, and build a silo and cut all the rest "If the promiscuous and gratnitious ,
sickness about him. Swine. into it for ensilage to feed to cattle and distribution of seeds is to be continued
ple he had become At a meeting of the'Swine Breeders' milch cows. Follow the corn with fall there should also be an appropriation for
of course I asked him Association in Texas some valuable sug- oats, for which the broadcast manuringwill the gratuitous distribution', garden v
change. He told me gestions were furnished on the feeding o/ leave you an abundance of food. implements and fertilizers. The parent
Pink Pills had done swine both for growth and for fattening As soon as the oats are harvested, break who will bestow upon his landless child
went into such for market, which were printed in Farm the land and apply to it 300 to 400 poundsper seeds to plant; ought to also furnish implements
tues, that I was and Ranch. Mr. Aaron Coffee was im- acre of a mixture of kainit and acid and utensils with which to .
them in my case. I Dressed with the great necessity of green phosphate and harrow in well, and a plant Practical paternalism in govern
once, and went to food for growing hogs and recommendedpeas week later sow the land broadcast in ment has already furnished the land in
to directions., I began goobers and artichokes both in agreen peas. The fertilizer will give you a great many cases, now furnishes the seeds,
.mediate"relief. The and mature state. He said: Choosing growth of peas. and, logically, it ought to furnish likewise -
began to subside, first of September as the starting "Cut them for hay, and see that you the plows and the barrows, the mowers
work normally, and I point of my plan or scheme-would ad- have plenty of stock to eat all the hay and and reapers and threshing machines.
fom that grievous vise the sowing of.an oat or barley patch, the corn ensilages and all other forage, --e.Potash'phosphoric....-.
marked_the whole' with one in wheat or rye in Octoher, insuring for there is as much profit in feeding acid and ammoniaare
,The coating left my thereby ample pasturage to carry cattle for beef and milk in the South as all the ingredients in fertilizers sold .,
came clean. I had no the pigs through the winter. An alfalfa there is in anything else. The next win- by the fertilizer factories of any practical '
'in'the region of the pasture would be equally valuable ,if ter bed the stubble land for cotton and value. ;
one year I was in planted on 'a soil suited to its growth. depend upon what the peas and the 1 ;
health and continued Experiments have been made by Prof.! dressing applied to them have done for '
until this spring, Cornell, at College Station, demonstrating it, and upon my word for it you will get ;STATE OF OHIO, CITY op TOLEDO -
,9 toms of the old that small pits'can be built at a as much or more cotton as you would LUCAS COUNTY. ) 'sa. "
no time in laying in nominal cost, for the storing of any from an application of a complete fertilizer FRANK J. CHENEY makes oath that he -' ,
Pink Pills, and began amount of silage for winter; and whenour to the crop direct. At the last Is the senior partner of the firm of F. J. '
Before.I had finished farmers learn its value as green food working of the cotton sow seed of crim- CHENEY& Co.,doing business in the City -
rheumatism left me for hogs, they will find it will aid largely son clover all among the cotton and workit of Toledo, County' and State aforesaid< '
ever and,work in the raising of pork at lowest possible in with the last working. If you get a and(hat said firm will pay the sum of ;
am now, in as good cost Pumpkins, pie melons, beets, man. good catch you will have the best possible ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each
;be.;and never have golds, rutabaga turnips, can all be raised preparation for the corn crop. Now, and every case of Catarrh that cannot be
old torment I make and put up in pens and banks, giving an begin again, and during the winter get cured by the use of HALL'S CATABKH ,
it abundance,of the richest kind of food for out your manure, and spread it allover CUBE. 1
'everybody lieving my who duty has so swine throughout the entire winter. In this field for corn the following year and FRANK 8. CHENEY. '
take Williams' the spring when the danger line of frosts in the spring plow under clover and ma- Sworn to before me and subscribed in
Heel certain that has passed, a patch of sorghum, of sufficient nure for the corn. Do not be tempted by my presence-this day of December, "
they size should be sown broadcast. A the fine crop of cotton to put that land in A. D. 1886. "
"I certtfythe: above I Bermuda pasture is decidedly the best cotton again but look to the future of t.
particular, and I am !' general spring and summer pasture. It the land, and keep up the rotation, and 7";:7x;: A.W.GLEASON. -
,to make affidavit to grows so luxuriantly, all over the South, in a few years, instead of a few acres of { | Notary pyjk|, '
ten. The facts and swine love to graze upon it so well]), your land making a bale per acre, you w. -
known in the ,nei that no" pork raiser can substitute anything will begin to think that a bale per acre is Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally "
,.side, and many of my else for it Mr. Slaughter! on feed', a small crop. and acts directly on the blood and mucous
roborate what,have ing'hogs for.market, said green food was "By increasing your stock and feeding surfaces of the system.. Bead for -
f r. __ ((61gned. ) essential the year around. On the blacklands well, you will soon have manure enoughto testimonials, free. ".- '_'
.1...<:. Dr.. illiama'Pimk: of Texas he had learned how to produce cover an entire field, and in the course F.J. CHENEY & CO.,Toledo, 0. v<,:"...:
cendeased, form;all pork at 2i -T: '( '
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106 at all, but sub-rented from a respectable the contrast of its color with the pale- to account for the effect, as these

lamer; and FrainGrower r ."firm. doing, business there. ness usually presented by that berry.In winds have prevailed very little,hardlyat

*.- They did.riot even work the old trickof Bradford county this spring, the all, and the strawberry is hardy. A
at 16 Main
Street A Weekly, :onvflle.Fla..Newspaper] published baiting shippers with prompt returns Lady Thompson has been, with many ] careful examination revealed that the

'for ope or two consignments at growers, a failure on account. of its i blossoms were swarming with the

TKBMB OV SUBSCRIPTION' :the outset; they made no returns at lack of color. .It would interest us to thrips (thrips tritici), a lively little

for One.Tear ...............................,s.oo all-pocketed everything from first to know what treatment correspondent worm,one-twenty-fifth of an inch long,
4 For Sir Montis..............//.1.11..'. -1111. 1.00 last. We are informed that one mem- gave,to' secure this rich, shading.The of a clear honey yellow and with rudi
'Ift PoreJia'Countries .....................<...3.00 ber of the "firm" was finally sent to a Lady Thompson is a very desire' mentary wings. These eat the: sta-

--O.ar"Sub c iption in all" cases cash in penitentiary for the larceny of a able market variety when it can DC. mens, the petals and apparentlythe

advance. No discount allowed on one's bicycle.Mr. made to color properly. pips of the little berry.

.subscription(except in a club),but to J. C. DeVeboise has had a With the Phenomenal we are not' Some are apparently sucked dry;
all agents a liberal cash commission will familiar hope to become more so. though they remain in the in-
zee .be allowed on all subscriptions obtained fatal experience with his hogs of late. ; green
by them. Write for terms. He lives just north of town, and out side they are almost as dry.,and hardas
Strawberries and Pears .
To every new subscriber we will send, of 55 fine,hogs which he has raisedon wood, do not expand any, become
postpaid. copy of Whitner's "Garden his place, but ten of,them are now: and Gluts. black on the outside and finally die.
: big in Florida. For two new sub- alive of them having died of The strawberry industry is experi-- Others escape with apart of their pips
\scribers at $2.00 each, we will send, cholera within the past five weeks. encing a period of temporary depression eaten off, and they grow out disfigured,
x- _lture.M paid, a copy of Moore's "Orange He-attributes; the prevalence of the -the legitimate result of that pips scattered here and there with

disease among his hogs to the rich spasmodic over-production which spaces of naked core between. The
Bates of advertising on application. food which he has been giving them. every Florida crop seems doomed to growers who have Clouds state that

Eemittances'should. ,be made by check i He has been in the habit of taking encounter occasionally. For years it they are less liable to the attacks of
postal note money order or registered moved along in its limits, witha the than the Noonans.
fruits proper thrips are
letter to order of the. refuse meats, pastry, etc.,
5 f rjLRMEB AND FRUIT GROWER from,the hotels and feeding the hogs healthy, natural gain, yielding a sat- PEARS.

Jacksonville Fla. with, this rich mixture. Orlando isfactory profit. Then the freeze cut The thrips has also laid waste the
'Chas.W.DaCosta,Business Manager. down the orange groves, and many
bloom least of the Le'Conte
in pear at. ,
Star.The 'South Florida set straw-
Florida hotels the few Offers
proprietors of though on our grounds
CONTENTS., berry plants the next fall as a resource
"- should not feed their guests on northern until their trees should again come have escaped ana set a full crop. The

The Berkshire Above AU...........,,.........194. canned meats, beans and pastry, into bearing. Their profits were Le Conte blooms with such a prodi. '
which is rich it will kill gen that the rain of
GROVE AND OaCUASD-Letter from Washington; so' a erally large, last fall they increased gious excess blighted
Florida Pineapples and Guavas in the Nation" razorback. They should purchasemore their blossoms has scared many growers.
Capitol.............,...............195 of the fresh and wholesome produce acreage, and many others joined We made a careful examination clearto
their ranks who had suffered from'the
Mr. Driacon'e Squtb;Orange C 1tureh.......196 of Florida. The facts probablyare the tops of several of our trees, and
of last
Rubber: Tree Culture;.., ..................;...197 that this feed had become fermented over production vegetables find.that there is still half or twothirdsof
year. These two causes swelled the
""ou.tCO-To: Disinfect Cigars;Camphor Water and partly decomposed. number of strawberry planters to an a crop left, and one prominent;
on Plants and Seeds; The Florida Crops I > '- with whom we talked, his
t1 Gathered Up........ ,....................197FARMER. A Few Recent Pointers.A excess. Where last year tens of crates grower trees have all the pears they ought says to
were produced at stations in
., DD.1'1ucm-Teosinte; Florida Produce many Let take.a
fertilizer dealer of Jacksonville, carry to maturity. a man
Freights..198 South and Central Florida this
j. I : in the first fifteen of March sold year limb the size of his thumb, pull it out '
POULTK.--Inbreedlng ; Eggs and Broilers Pay days there are scores, often hundreds, or

Best........ ...,......,......................199OUR.RURAL more fertilizer than he_had ever sold in carloads of them. The January frost clear from the tree and count the
pears set on it, and he will make the
HOME Chemicals Instead of Ice set the whole back then whenit
; any entire month before the freeze or output agreeable discovery that when they
Howto'Carve Poultry r{ Virtues of Jamaica came on again, there was not the are
r :Sorrel ........"..........,............,....200 after;, and collected over $12,000, his normal interval between Plant City grown it will be about all the limb

Portable Separators; Feeding Swine ; How A sales always being for. cash. These and Lawtey, for instance. The 'ex.treme should hold. .
Professor Would Farm;. Free Seed Distribution sales .
...-................to..to..............20 were ly to orange northern and southern points
growers. After extensive travel in the overlapped one another; an avalancheof Some Railroad Commission His .
JtD TOJ.UII-Items.A: pew Recent Pointers; '
% l &Strawberries Fears-Thrips and Gluts ; State he predicts a crop of a million berries began to run out, and the tory.
Some Railroad, Commission History....;..202 bottom was knocked but of prices. The Leesburg Commercial recites .
'" boxes next fall, but this is probably too the facts and conclusions
Mt1XETS;Ramie Culture; Celery; Pineapples The growers of the West Coast are following : ,

at Avon Park............................,.203 high a figure. not wise jn'their generation like thoseof "In the fall of 1888 the rate allowedby
*'",Weather and Crops-Government Bulletin ;Florida .From his advertisement in the the East Coast; there is no head, the commission on a box of oranges -'

State Horticultural Socl ty'.Approaching FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER,we have no one central bureau, no partitionjof! from Leesburg to the basing points, {
Meeting...................................204 with Florida pineapple the markets. Last Saturday, March Gainesville, Waycross and Jacksonville '
just placed a
,Trembles. of the Trucker. ;' Quality vs. Quantity.. 20, for instance, Dover, Sydney, was seven cents a box. The
206 order from South Africa for
grower an railroads in October arbitrarily
Gainesville Starke and each 1888-9
X Gets, Disgusted. ..............,.:.................208 of for Lawtey ,
-"".". $245 worth plants one man. shipped a carload to New York, besides and in defiance of the commission, r-:.
Mr.Richard .Klemm,a On March 17 the Cuban Tobacco hundreds of refrigerator, boxes raised. the rate to thirty cents a box .

'T, 'of Winter Haven, has be n.shippingqua nurseryman a Growers' Association,of Fort Meade, and open crates (from other stations. a difference of thirteen cents a box.
the end of the The. rate was raised in the same
Lawtey, being at upper pro-
titY'of nursery trees to Jamaica Fla. sold their cured of tobacco
crop line and watching the whole territory portion all along the lines of the F.

lately. for .$45,000, or about $1.50 pound. below her, hedged by shipping her C. & P. and the Florida Southern rail. 1

VVe are'able.to state that, the forthcoming This was their first or experimentalcrop second car to Boston and her third to roads. About the loth of January, ..

-, message of Governor Blox- and was sold,. after a thorough Philadelphia. But even this caused 1889, the'roads were compelled to restore -
ham'to the will contain
; legislature a the commission The result
bitter wrangling at the depot, becausethe
recommendation in personal inspection, to a cigar manu
favor of
some agents of the New York commis- has been a saving to the fruit growersof
'elective'system' horticultural inspection facturer of TampaStrawberries- sion men wanted to steer everything an average of about twelve cents ,a

\ :and. quarantine, for the.protection into the great metropolis. Matters box from January, 1891, to the time of .,
: : 'of .our important fruit, in Received. the freeze of six Putting
\ might have been worse, but men will 1895, say years. r
due y. Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: hardly come to blows over telegraphic the number of oranges shipped at ,,"

Wen the.growers of Florida. shall send you today by express (prepaid -reports of fifteen to, twenty cents a one and a half million boxes for six :, .

,.' 'reach(the point where;they can,ship a' ) a sample of the Phenomenal and quart. years is 9,000,00.0,and multiplying'by : 'ii.
'" 'greater".money value Ina.. cigar box Lady Thompson strawberries. The To add to the trouble-though it twelve cents, the amount saved to the:' ': 1

_. tltttta they .do. :in ,a 'barrel cabbage Phenomenal is very prolific. These may prove to have been a benefit in shippers is $1,080,000. If the fight. d.

> crat; ,then _the, transportation comp berries were grown by common field the end-the drouth and the thrips had not been successfully made before '0f4iff. ,

,M8.will have to study their rate- culture, and the berries picked as stepped in to curtail the output A the commission, the usefulness of c:; :s 4.
-shcetahard.s :;:-- -. they came. We are picking from one mysterious shadow crept over the which the Tribune now seeks to be '.I.: ? ,

j .'J'SC'of_ ; :x>uf" subscribers. requested to two hundred quarts a day.C. bloom; the plants are unusually fine little, this amount would have bees>'- r ii; ,

J '.e-' 'w .to:cbUectlt:-bill of verY' consider H. WARD. this spring, free from'rust, large,vigorous lost to the shippers." ..: J"t ,

.. ;able proportions' ;from, a commissson Winter Park, Fla. of high color and glossy; yet the The.date! 180,1, above given, is evidently i -. '!

7.-"bowc doing business: at No.'106. ,Main Both varieties were very large and millions of blossoms were observed to misprint for 1889. -Ff; J

,4 -. ft et;>Jw .sohYilleiFku. ; ,0n inquiry, highly colored berries. They would fade away: like candles slowly going -MMIndications ., >I.!.--.F'.''-<. "'.f r
': wc'.u.' ".,1 '.. :: .. ..1..that"th";:: "firm'..' h"who have commanded the top prices of ouL Most 'growers thought it 'was.a are that the ncrop i 1,>/, :_ '. i

':alt: i.,an oiegaBtkUer: :: head of a. si;.. the .market.! .The Lady Thompsonwas "blight"'caused by'cold, :dry winds, of .DeSoto County.will be t Fr If

'. ; .=-AeYer: : ;" rented. No.2W,7 ,especially npticable by reason of but this cause.was t inadequate as the 1896 crop of the whole ,StoK.;,. 1 't .t
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: Markets. and at the close the \market is lower. THE ,:_ '

1 ...,. Florida lettuce has sold slowly all the

week, and prices have ruled, weaker; we :
I have seen an occasional of fancy stock FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDAt t

',JACKSONVILLE, FLA., March. 26 placed as high as 3.00 per hal-bbl.basket, ,

FRUITS'AND PRODUCE. but the price is so extreme as to be hardly JACKSONVIL "

!. Corrected by Marx Broa. quotable. Average best lots are freely ,B.

'These are average',quotation. Extra choice offered.at 2.00 to 2.50 and under grades The Oldest National Bank in the State. '

tots fetcK'prices above top quotations,while poor lower as to quality; a few lots of fair 4s. I i

,lots selllower.w grade from Charleston have lately sold at CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED 1894. :
about 1.00_ to 125 bushel basket; I
'Orange=Caliiornla Navels......... 4.00 per By conservative,yet liberal methods,this bank has achieved the highest reputation'for solidity : "
North Carolina receipts are light as yet, I
Seedlings..... 3.0010350 strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands ..
i Apples; .;............,..bbl 3.00 but selling at lower prices. Florida green We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange:: on the most favorable terms,drawing our own ", !j
Fines (wanted................crate peas have been a little more plenty of drafts on all parts of the world. -
+ _. lemons, Messina.............<... box 3.00 late few #choice are sellingat We invite a visit or correspondence,looking toward business relations,assuring you that yon I
English Peas,dried,.....'..ba 1.50 ; a o quality favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention
Peanuts,best brand;....... ... ,04 2.00 to 2.50 per bushel crate, but JAMES M. SCHUMACHER : I.
Cabbage.}Florida..:.eaclj DO demand many of the receipts have been old .and R. C. COOLEY '
Potatoes,Burbank........':...;...bbl 1,50 yellow, and offered at low prices. String President. Cashier. 0\ ,
........5 barrel lots 1.40
". '.......... sack 1,25 beans have also, been somewhat more Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent. ':'
'* ...............5 sack lot* 1.20' plenty, and are showing some decline in 11
*' Maine I early rose,seed.. Si
11. 1.75 prices; it'is possible that strictly fancy q
Maine It.
,. Maine peerless ., 1.75M5 lot of young and tender white Refugee ers, California,fancy,crate, 3.50 to 4.00; Brodfcy Rtdjldd. Eugene B.Rec tdd. -
Dakota reds ...' .. 1.75 might bring a slight premium above quo- per'doz; 2.50 to 3.00; egg plants, Florida, ESTABLISHED iSjI. "
Onions, N.yH......i...... .;- ..bbl i. 4-5 tation, but for the stock generally offering fancy, small crates. 2.00 to 2.50; bu. ham- REOFIELD .
Peas black .,......bushel ,
eye 1.50 :
brown-eye,....'....;......,..bu i.50 our figures are full High. Florida pers, 1.25 to 1.50; fancy, bbl., 4.00 to 5.00; ; .
U'eta.:..... ..b U 1.60 tomatoes have been more plenty, and favoring green peppers, Florida, box 2.00 to 2.50; Commission Merchants ,
41, Whippoorwill..bn 1.75 the the stock okra Florida box 1.00 to 1.50 beets
buyer; arriving is ; ,
Turnips I*;Y..,............bbl. i SO
Eggs.--- ....... ....._doz -e9 of very irregular quality, and prices show fancy, doz. bunches,, 40 to' 50; ordinary, -DD"J
wide range. Two cases of Mexican stock 25 to 35. Fruit
arrived SOMEES: BBO. & Co.Buffalo Auctioneers
VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. during the week; the goods were ; ,

Corrected by Davis& Robinson. of fair quality,but over ripe and soft, re- a & 141 Dock Street,Philadelphia,Pa. 1
=Yellow Yams, .,..............,...bush; .35- to 40 quiring immediate sale;, they have not Market. '
Sweet Potatoes ..,*...... .......... 30 to .35 all been placed as yet, and the sales reported I Tomatoes have advanced to 3.50 to 4.00 We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables, -.'
Hubbard ................bbl 1.50 have been in of 1.00 I either at private sale(which has heretofore been \
Lettuce .........................doz .15 range to 2.50 for strictly fancy well .colored; other our customer) by the auction j
Celery. Florida.......... ......- .,s to .35 per carrier; receipts from Key West were grades from 00 ro 1.00 per carrier ; few system (recently
Egg Plants......................bbl 3.00104.00 moderate, and of very: irregular quality, green peas 2.00 to 2.50, but not choice; added to our business)as you may desire.
Tomatoes, ... ......:......crates 1.25101.75 Beets Florida bush
0- new, strawberries 30c ,
per ; 75c; per fancy 25 to ; poor etc.,
Sweet Pepper ..............._.btt 1.50 to 1.75 .;.c
Green Beans,....'.....i........ crate 2.00 bbl crate 1.00 to 2.00; Cabbages> Florida, 15 to 20c; cukes, fancy crates 1.50 to 3.00; .'
1 Pumpkins, ..........-.........each .0510 .to l.QO to 1.25j;' Celery, flat bunches, per as to quality. Would not advise ship-
.... ..... ........ QUICK WORK _F;
Kershaws, 7 each:: .03 to .10 dozen 1.00 to 1.50; California, per dozen ping beets, radishes or turnips
; eggplants ,
Parsley, .............per doz.bunches no demand .
Green onions.per doz. bunches .15 stalks 40c to 1.12; Florida, large, per wanted at 2.50 to 3.00 today. In selling and paying for Fruits and Vega- ; "y 3
Pepper,hot...................bushel -J75 dozen stalks 75cjo 1.25; small to medium20c BATTEESON & Co. etables snipped to us is our motto. WE .
Sage;/well cured..................Jb .25 to 60c; Egg plants, Florida, per half .. GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS J
Hens...._.-...M..y.1 ..... .30 bbL box 1.50 to 2.50 bbl FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
crate RAfllE CULTURE.
Roosters..-.-.....--.-' I .20 ; per or BUY OURSELVES. They are protected
Half-grown.._.MTurkeya.perpound_.... .25 bbl. 3.00.to. 5.00; Lettuce, .Florida,prime, The Farmer and Fruit Grower is in by our 40 years experience without default <
,gross ..12)4Ducki. per half bbl. basket 2.00 to 2.50; fair to possession of information, satisfactory to ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standing :
............. to and financial stability which bank
''''' ''-'t' .25 .30 1.50 to 1.75 inferior any or
Geese.' ._....'...... -35 to .40 good : 75c to 1.00; itself,-of the establishment just outsideof merchants having mercantile reports can ]
,,Leeks ...,.,.......perdoz bunches. .25 Charleston, per bushel 75c'to 1.25; N. 0.. London,of a successful ramie decorti- verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR :
Radishes; ... doz demand.. per' barrel 3.00 to 4.00; Peas, Florida, cating machine. METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send .:,

Cucumbers Spinach, ...,...............perbushel.crate a.ootos.v.75 per crate or carrier' 1.00 to 2.50; String The successful decorticating of the your cards name free.for Letters our quotations.promptly Stencil answered.and
Cabbage Florida no demand beans, Florida, express 2.00 to 3.50; ramie fiber has long been anxiously looked 'i

.Salsify. .........per dozen bunches .25 freight 2.00 to 3.00; Tomatoes, Florida, for-euch machine finish as is accom- FRENCH & CO.
Cauliflower..................perbbl 3 oo ,
prime to 2.00 to 3.00 .to
Green ....,.... crate 2.00 fancy ; poor good plished by the Chinese by hand. The
Turnips.peas.....................bunch no demand 1.00 to 1.75; Key West, fancy 1.75 to 2.25; plant is more easily grown throughoutthe 116 Warren. St., New York. $ .|
Florida Honey,.... ...pound section .10 poor to good 75 to 2.25. South than cotton, flax and jute and ,

New Strawberries ..quart 3.50104.50.,07 to .10 1 the finer grades will be a substitute for ESTABLISHED 1855. -iJ

Philadelphia Markets. silk, and will bid fair to supplant these
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iroducts. .
New York Market. Strawberries.-The first refrigerator car We would like to be advised of those .:
arriyed today, and while the condition who have ramie plants for sale, for if the Q. A. Stevenson has about eleven f

Strawberries-We 'have had a large was fair it showed more or less mould, above information is correct:and the successful acres, and Martin Larsen two or f
supply of Florida bbrries this week, and I and this, with bad weather, will not in-:
decortication of the
three of
plant by ma- acres as celery as can be ;
prices have made ,a sharp! decline. The sure very good results,, Sales ranging chinery is accomplished the demand will |
'goods ,have been coming chiefly in ice mostly 15 to 20c per quart, open crates become quite general both for .the grown anywhere. They are begin- '\]"

boxes and by refrigerator freight; several -,,, by express selling from 10 to 25c, as to duction of ramie and the establishmentof pro ning to ship their product this week \

cars of the latter have arrived, of quality and condition, while those in decorticating establishments near and will be able to continue throughout :\

which the condition has been very:irregular small refrigerators by express are sellingat where it is grown. Southern Ruralist. the spring.! In all other places J
many lots coming out in bad order.The from 18 to SOc. as to condition and -...
the, season is over and Florida has \
demand has been generally quiet, quality. Cauliflower, choice to fancy ;
In the presentation of the fanners'interests '*
and the large receipt has forced receiversto per crate, 3.50 to 5.00; ordinary, 1.00 to before the Ways and Means Com control of the celery market at this

name low rates. Of late most sales' ;of 2.50. Green peas, crate or basket, 1.25 to mittee by the. editor of the American season, which insures a fancy price f

ice boxes have been at 15c. to 18o., strict 3.50. String beans green; 2.50 to 5.00; Agriculturist, hA 'said: "Our Congresswas for all the celery that can be grown in J

ly prime going at 20c., and only an occa- wax,2.50'to 4.50.' Tomatoes, 2.50 to 3.50; not elected to legislate either for Florida. There will be a consider- 1

sional box of extra bringing a shade more. ordinary stock, 1.50 to 2.00. Cucumbers, trusts or foreign nations-r-America: for able number who will plant larger .
The refrigerator car receipts have lately per crate, 10.00 to 12.00. Beets, per 100 Americans I And Congressmen must j
sold'in range of 10c. to 2Oc.:s to condi- bunches, 2.00 to 4.00. Squash,per orange work for the interests of American farm- area in celery next year now that its i

tion, but recent sales above 16c. to 18& box, 2.25 to 3.00. Egg plants, per orange :ers and producers, or they will go hometo culture here has been reduced to a s

very exceptional. : box, 2.50 to 3.50; per }barrel, 6.00 to 8.50. stay. We have, no use 'for-and will certainty.: -Kissimmee Valley. ]
Receipts of Florida cabbages have been Cabbage.-(Receipts light, demand and never re-e1ect-men who work againstour More than will be. I
I : quite large, and of Very irregular qualityand price improving, and we now advise mod interests, or neglect to work for 25,000 pineapples
condition; an occasion lot of very erate shipments of choice stock), per bar- them." This has the true ring and will shipped from Avon Park this summer, *

choice has been placed up to 1.50 per bbl. rel or box, 1.25 to 2.00.' Peppers, per be endorsed by the farmers of the land. Among the large growers are R. {P. -" J

', crate, but sales above 1.00 to 1.25 have crate,2.00 to 3.00. Lettuce,choice to fan Indications are that in the new tariff Davidson, 10,000; Hunun ton&Gon. ;!

been very exceptional, and there are still cy, per basket,2.00 to 3.00; ordinary, 75c schedule prepared for the incoming zales, 10,000; W. N. Hall,8,000; Val. i ientine
.. ,some lots arriving which are unsalable to 1.50. Celery, choice to fancy, 75c to I Congress the farmers' interests have not
9 for.freight charges, one car arriving today I I 1.25; small and poor, 20 to 50c. New potatoes been neglected. Taylor, 6,000; J. J. Conden, 3

,which was refused; a few Charleston -,I 4.50 to 7.60. 6,000; A. E. Bester, 4,000; William J

cabbages have appeared for which KEDFIELD & SON. King, 3,000; Maj. Robert Clarke, .4,. '
The in
results of
3 z ceivers have been. able to reach 1.25 to re-I I Florida the past season tobacco have growing stimulated 000; Nelson Cunningham, 4,000; |
bbl. crate. Florida celery hasbeen, in
per moderate and of irregular Pittsburg Markets. a more general planting the present sea- Wright Shaw, 2,000; Adaline Guild, 1

to quality?: and supply value,; the best very lots, showing Strawberries, Florida, refrigerator, son. There is great disparity of opinionin 2,500; J. T. Hendricks, 2,000. Many :

large size and perfect condition, have fancy, 12 to 15; ordinary, 10 to 12 ; cabbage regard to the relative value of the otherS will have from 1,000 down to |

been placed at 1.00 toy 1.25'per dozen; ;Florida, large crates 1.00 to 1.25; home grown and imported Sumatra seed, a few hundred. J
much the is however of smaller bbls. 00 to 1,00 tomatoes Florida extra and it will probably require further ex-
pf supply ; In the southern counties the annual
k>.4 f .size or imperfect condition, and Jot such fancy, 3.25 to 3.50 ; boxes, 2.00; to 2.50; periment to settle the question. The J
values are lower and iiregular. 'Receipts'from cucumbers, Florida, fancy, 2.50 to 3.00; quality of the Vuelta Abajo Florida cattle drive from the interior towards ;

:' California have been light, and ordinary 2.00 to 2.50 ; beans Wax, extra grown leaf is conceded to be veary nearly the coast is now in progress, and ':i
'jmeeting fair demand at well'sustained bu. 4.00 'to 4.50 4.00 to if not quite equal to the Cuban article.
: fancy, ; green ... thousands of cattle.are moving. They ::
price;' A.few,' choice Florida eggplants 4.50 ; peas,, extra fancy, bu., 3.00 to 4.00 ; are in much better condition than
.- 'gokLoa-Wednesday: at extreme price I ordinary,, 1.50 to 2.00; lettuce, Florida Corn and oats, cowpeas and barley, all
% '. x=7.00 to &04 per bbl..crate: -but weahaveagood I I Head fancy, bbl.,..4.00-to 5.00bbL; chopped! together, make good fodder anda they were last yeast the' time "of ,tbe'dri '" |}

., ;aince'had 'many from ,Jamaica, :2.00 to 2.50; bu., 1.00 >to:,1.25. ;-Cauliflow-, complete ve. I

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7' 204',:'" TH!- PLOSIDA JA'Rvn.m: ) .Pauz.. -enow> a. MARCH 27,: g

WEA.rIER AND CROPS. county, are very satisfactory! regarding layed during February over western

F. condition of crops. portions of the State, owing to excessive -

Week Ending March 22, 1897. Portions of Lake county suffering rains. Thus far, during current

Winter and spring, so f far, have been, for moisture. Too dry to plant com, month, work over same section has

as a,,whole, reasonably favorable for though orange trees withstanding progressed satisfactorily and crop con-

seeding and growing crops. The only drouth remarkably well. Light showers dition good; greater portion of corn

cold weather fraught with danger to the through the county on ipth and planted and some cotton being seed.

vegetable and fruit interests occurredon 20th. Dry weather in Columbia ed. ,Excessive temperature and deficiency is -

January 28th and 29th, when the county retarding from work, and but in precipitation have operated

r temperature fell to eighteen or twenty little ,planting being done Englishpeas disadvantageously to favorable crop ,

degrees over northern portions of the and other vegetables being shipped progress through the north, central .

State, with light freezes and frosts as ; everything needing rain Some :and southern sections; m,fact very

far south as the South Central Section corn planted in Putnam county; but largely over the,State, except western Shortest, Quickest, Most Attractive

While the past has afforded many opportunities germination slow,; light rain on the counties. The central counties have .

of testing the endurance of 20th .did much toward invigorating about finished corn planting, and attention :ROUTE:

old orange groves, the period alluded vegetation. Only light showers in is being given vegetables and BETWEEN .

to shows exactly what damage a twen- Duval county, and crops suffering. Fruit interests. As the Bulletin closes FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTHTHE

ty-degree cold wave has upon young Near Clermont pike: county, not for the week, indications favor showers
orange trees With slowly rising temperature more than 0.40 inches rain i in a six over northern portions. Florida Central and PeninsularNEW'THROUGH

and overcast skies-better stillif weeks; corn planting delayed ; many NOTICE. Correspondents will ROUTES.

gentle rains should fall-the damageeven in bloom tomatoes I '
orange groves ; please mail cards so as to reach this
to tender sprouts is insignificant.There short crop. Office NOT LATER THAN SUNDAY of New Florida Pennsylvania New York to Jacksonville R. R. to Washington by-

is an important factor, however; Over section of the Northern district each week. Each card is a factor in Northern and 1 Columbia Southern, Florida Hallway Central to&

which must not be overlooked in con- conditions are not uniform. Por- the preparation of the Bulletin, and Air Line. Peninsular to all principal
sidering the probable effect 5f a twenty- tions of Bradford points in Florida.
county report crops even if you have but little to say, let
degree freeze, and that is the weather quite satifactory; the correspondent at the card come. 'We wish to hear Cincinnati tion by Queen to Harriman& Crescent JunoCincinnati -,

preceding its occurrence and the date Zif however,reports farm work back Harriman Junction to Ashe
(From you. Should you fail to receive, Ashevllle & 1 ville and Columbia by Southern -
of occurrence. If the 'weather ante- ward and state of crops bad; weatherwas the Bulletin, please inform this office.A. Railway, and FloridaJacksonville '

,dating the cold wave has been'generally too wet in February with drouth MITCHELL J bia Central to Jacksonville.&Pensnsular-Colum- .

warm, with resulting growth of in current month. In Gadsden Section J. Director., Cincinnati to Jacksonville by

groves, the vitality greater, hence Washington and .Leon, the week has ; Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga -
and Southern R'y'to Ever-
there is damage. .On the contrary, a been favorable. Farmers pushing Postmasters post for benefit of pub Florida}ette,Florida Central &Penin.
he. Limited. sular to all important Florida
cold winter, with groves partially dor work. -;...>._ points.
mant, brings very little unfavorable results The rains of February retarded the Florida. State Horticultural Society. Kansas City Kansas City, Fort Scott &
should a cold wave reach us dur- preparation of the soil, but absence of and Memphis RoB.to Kansas City,
APPROACHINt} ANNUAL MEETING. to Dtnn1ngbam.southem. By
ing the latter part of January. rains thus far in current month en- Jackao'villeThro' Line to Everette, Fia. Central &
The Tenth Annual Meeting of the State Peninsular to all Fla. points.
With particular reference to the abled partial recovery: In some of
Horticultural Society announced con- Louis to Jacksonville by
western portion of the State, February Western counties, corn planting about vene at Orlando,ton Tuesday, May 4th, 1St. Short Line to Du Quoin
Holly Sp'gsRoute. Central to $ ,
was not an ideal month It was completed and seeding for cotton continuing until noon of the Friday f ol. City, Memphis HOl1Y&p'gs Birmingham -
characterized by almost continuous begun ; oat crop good in Gadsden lowing. The society is one of the largestand J I to Birmingham,Sou.
most influential bodies of the kind R'y to Everette and F. C.&P.
cloudiness and rains-in county, and vegetables looking well.
frequent in this country, and its meetingsare occasions Sioux City& Chicago to Jacksonville -
sufficiently heavy to cause A good rain on the ipth. Ill. Cent. to Holly
I of interest. A Holly Sp'gsRoute.
many exceptional very Sp'gs, K.,C. M. & B. to Birmingham -
-damage to,lands prepared for seeding.The Favorable week in Kscambia: for low transportation rate, of one cent'per t Sou._R', to Ever-
mile actual l travel is expected from the j ette ana the r. u. &P.Louls'ille .
t, month was more propitious over transplanting and general farm work; ,
I & Nash'ille to Rive
other sections of the State. Over the corn and cane planted; some of the Associated Railroads. Reduced hotel New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only I
rates, and. other arrangements for the To }route with through sleepers
and central former and
southern portions corn up looking well, pear blighthas comfort and pleasure of members, are Jackso'vllle between New Orleans and
planting was carried actively forward, appeared in Escambia'county,and being looked after by a very efficient local Jacksonville.The .
r and vegetables .showed marked improvement some orchards will soon be bare of committee. No ruralist, who desires to F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track In
Florida running through the
in recovering from the cold leaves. Condition of soil in Calhoun post himself on the latest phase of fruit Tobacco Jtegiont, ..
rowing and gardening, to meet his co- Stock .Farming and Dairy Section,
weather of January. The first decadeof county good and farmers at work
; laborers in 'the horticultural field or to Peacn and Strawberry Lands,
March; brought better weather con- heavy rain and wind of the 19th did join kindred spirits in a royal good time, Orange.Phosphate,Banana Belt.and Pineapple Countryt ......
ditions over 'western districts, and some damage to farms. The week was should miss the approaching meeting.To Hat the Silver Spring and '

farming operations showed corres- warm in Walton county, but too much all members, old or new; whose The Great Other Fine Scenery.. _;
Hunting Country
ponding advancement. cloudiness. Peaches and pears doing membership fee for 1897 is received in Beaches the Noted Fishing Grounds.Has .
time credentials will be issued the best lands for ,
making tillage greatest variety t
well. Favorable in
The second decade of March and the week Santa Rosa. available the low rates of transportationand of soils in the State,and above all "

week ending the 22d, finds a general Warm and moist conditions hasteningseed other courtesies extended in connec- Runs over the Central Rldgeland t'

need of rain. Some sections complain germination. 'Considerable corn tion with the meeting. The only requi- Where'it Is High and Healthy.

that there is not sufficient moisture to i planted in Jackson county, but little site of membership> is a fee of$1.00, which the Prosperous best freight towns facilities fill its for route any and produce It offers to .
cotton as The week favorable can be sent direct to the President, G. L. the Northern markets. .
seed and is yet. was .
germinate crop progress Taber, Glen St. Mary.Fla. Send also for the best map! Florida (sent
retarded as .a consequence. This deficiency free) and note the towns on its route.
of moisture is marked Advices from Hernando ,
more county Jacksonville,Fta.The .
: The Society's Annual for. 1896, just received -
through the north central and central state that corn up and growing ; oats from the printer, is an invaluable {

sections. look well; Irish potatoes growing fast; hand-book, It contains a full report? of Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R. .

n A large portion of early vegetables strawberries abundant; all vegetables the last annual meeting; a tabular list of *
the fruits of Florida owing the rela- Offers to ShippersThe
"have been shipped.from the central and doing well; cabbage about marketed ; of,the different varieties
tive adaptability Shortest and Quickest Route{
tobacco in beds looks
southern counties. Through'some-ter- planted remarkably to the several sections of the State,

Mttory, mellon are reported as doing well, and considerable with full description and account of each, BETWEEN '

well, though needing rain. Orange quantity will be planted; beans and including over 100 varieties of citrus FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN '1
in market fruits over 100 varieties of deciduous THE EAST AND WEST.
>' sprouts look. very well, and many green peas ; orange trees .
have made fine fruits, and over 50 varieties of tropical With Improved Ventilated Cars,this com-
groves show'bloom.In growth. Altogether, fruits: It is a compendium of latest prac- pan Is better equipped than ever ever to .j
the report from this county is good. handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops,and
Sumter county, conditions not tice and best methods for practical growers insure close connections and prompt despatch. Ito
favorable. Corn has not come In Volusia, considerable corn plant. and information for prospective all Eastern and Western Markets. ..'
; up,
owingto; lack.of rain and cucumbers ed ; some up and a foot high ; much planters, as well as a readable.outline of: Through oars to destination with ::
more to be planted; gardens doing our horticultural progress. It will be sent out change or:delay.
,and tomatoes suffering. The light Perishable freight followed by wire and :
free to any one remitting $1.00, as mem- =
,rain on !the 20th enabled many to setout fairly well; strawberries plentiful and bership for 1896. Said fee can be sent shippers points advised and arrival time at passing destination.various junction J..

:tobacco plants in Marion county very fine;;groves look well and have direct to .the President, G. L. Taber, All claims for overcharges and low prompt ..'..;

L The:drouth, however, being seriously grown rapidly during past two Glen St Mary, Fla., ly adjusted. '
"' months ; good showers on soth. See that your goods are marked".i
.felt. The early planted corn in The cattle plague, a relic of the Italian- via F. C. & P. R. R. '
!: ., Volusia. county is up and l looking Over southern district rain has been Abyssinian war, has swept over ths Con- For Information call on or address the un
l. is badly distributed. Advices from tinent of Africa destroying the domestic dersigned: .
fairly .we Rye ready to cut j C. E. TAYLOR,Tray.A< "v orange trees doing finely and putting irevard county report rain on aoth, cattle and frequently making sad inroads W, R TUCKER Gen.A'e't*: ,Orlando.Fla.
!! 'bloom. In low-lands and as,greatly reviving cops of beans among the wild beasts. The antelope* O.KrHOLDENTravv A It.Leesburg.
prr: vegetable and African buffalo are among the suf- W. R. F LLEll OTONa, J'1.. .,
.good< ; 'toQ dry o *pme, lands and tomatoes. Or N.9. r,.
; ., Very ? : ferers. It is one ofthe greatest calamities Jacksonville,?!*.
'\Advices.. }., from .Zeuwpod. : ,. Orange I Recapitulation :' Farm work degip. -.that ever- befell the Continent. W ,H.PLEASANT8, General Freight Aft
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SALE Vuelta Abajo tobacco plants from- LOUISIANA GRASS (P ASP ALW PLA-
FOR = ) grass for lawns and permanent
Price Address
WINTER HAVEN NURSERIESOffer seed. $1.50 per m.
r it ALFRED ROBINSON pastures. Sets, $1.50 per 1,000, by express; 35
Green Cove Springs, Fla. cents per hundred,postage paid. M.F. POWERS,
Lawtcy, Fla.DIIOENIX. ,
their Fine Stock of, CITRUS TREES at Reduced Prices.
.... -To sell choice garden lands, NUI5SERIES.-A CHOICE SE-
WANTED dollars per acre. Address Citrus Trees at bottom prices, No
.- : r 3-27-3 J. M. MCDONALD, Grasmere, }'la. lack numbers. Fourteen years in the business
.:-r: Parson Brown Ruby, Arnory, Jaffa Bloods, St. Michael, Jaffa, Wash. Navels, y Send for price list before buying. .

:.' .Tardiff' DancyKIng Tangerines, Villa Franca Lemons. WANTED blacksmith., Apply to M. 12-26-12 PHCENIX Braidentown NURSERIES Fta.,

Triumph, Marsh Seedless, Thornless Silver Cluster Pomelos. Mandarin. ;Fla.

At $25 per 100, f. o. b. ,; 10 per cent. off on 500 lots. HUNDRED head Carrier, Duchess'and L trees Plymouth and budwood Rocks in and exchange Brown for Leghorn pureblooded
Buds Runt pigeons for sale,.cheap, to fowls. F. D. WAITE, Belleview Fla. a-13-tf
All trees are budded low on rough lemon stocks about 1} inch diameter. reduce stock. Send stamp for reply.

41 to 6 feet high, first class in'every respect and guaranteed true to name. W. S. FUNK: IIOROU H-BRED MAMMOTH LIGHT

Address, RICHARD KLEMM, Winter Haven, Fla. 3-27-3 Lawtey., Fla. T Brahma Cockerels and Pullets, |t.co to 2 oo.
Plymouth Rock Pullets, f i.oo each. From prize:
SALE-Small Yorkshire pigs, (thor- winners. Mas. GOMPERTS
: FOR ) eight to ten weeks old-best 6 mos Lady Lake, Fla.
breed for Florida. Prices reasonable.RADCLYFFECADMAN.
3-27-6 'Narcoossee, Fla. ; California grown Calla Lily
Bulbs warranted to bloom this season, zoc plants
300; 'Zanzavarina, 150; Strobilanthns, 150; Ota-
FANCY POULTRY YARD, established 1875. heite Orange. soc:; California Violets toe2yearolds
of all varieties reduced to $t.oo
25c; Lady Campbell same price; Lantana,
: MARSH. POMELO (Seedless),.JOPPA LATE ORANGE (Seedless), TAHITI LIMB ((Seedless), dozen. Duck. eggs 9 for $1.00. Stock for sale. "Sunrise." 15c; Pink Oleander, isc; Carnations,

r SATSUMA ORANGE (Seedless), EUREKA LEflON (Seedless). 3-27-3 ALBERT St. Nicholas.FOR FRIES, "S.ice; Spotted-leaf RUMLEY'S Begonia, Ise.ROSE Hundreds GARDEN of oth-

C. TO. 7H05RSH= PROPRieTOR. Keuka Lake Fla
SALE-Sumatra and Cuban tobacco
;; ORANGE LEMON LIME AND POMELO TREES. FOE SALE Two Leon county farms, 480 acres
BEAR HEAD FARM 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and

I ''', Send for Descriptive Catalogue. LAKELAND, FLA. 3- 7-6 Pine Castle, Orange Co., Fla. tobacco' growing. W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville,
Fla., 8-24-tf
"Ye little know the cafes. BUD-WOOD NO
The the labor and the skill. "PUMA" CARBON Tardiff and Parson Brown.I on sweet stock, Hart's Late Dancy
That vigilance day and night are exercised and hang want 500 lbs. of Beggarweed seed must be Tangerines and Parson Brown, budded low.trained
CYRUS W. BUTLER to stieks. Buds to feet high. Limitedstock.
cheap. 4 7
Upon the ticklish balance of suspense, BISULPHIDE."The .
I 3-20-3 St. Petersburg, Fla. Write now. H. FRIEDLANDER In-
That ye may garnish your profuse regales
With summer fruits brought forth by wintrysuns. best remedy in 'every respect for killing terlachen, Fla. 10-10-15,.
f grain insects is Bi-sulphide of Carbon. It fi TO W. TILGIIMAN, PA-
Ten thousand dangers lie in- wait to thwart cheap: effectual and easy to apply.. -Ala. Ex. WRITE Fla., and learn how to cause your NURSERY TREES.-CARNEY Fruit budded, PARSON
The :process. Heat and cold and wind and Sta. Bulletin 61. stock to come either sex you wish. 3-13-16 Grape low on
storm, Send for free illustrated pamphlet. It is interesting sour stock,at very reasonable prices.
.Moisture and draught, mice worms and ,readable and will save you money. SALE.BERKSHIRE PIGS;PEA- 6 mos C. GOMPERTS, Lady Lake,Eta.

swarming flies. EDWARD TAYLOR,Cleveland, Ohio. FOR in full plumage single or in pairs, at Fine
Minute dust,and numberless oft work Less than loo-lb. lots supplied by S. G. Sear- farmers' prices.VM.. B. CAMPBRLL: FOR SALE Orange Grove-a south side lake fronta -
Dire disappointment,that admits no lure, ing,Jacksonville, Fla. '
Winter Haven, Fla.
'3 13 3 railroad front, and one mile from town. Also
'And which no care can obviate. It were lonjr- .
Too long to tell the expedients and the shifts, fine vegetable and strawberry land. Send for
i Which he that fights a season so severe T,10R SALE.-M AMMO: : Til BRONZE circulars. Address Postoffice Box No.M,
Devises while he guards his tender trust, 40 WEST BAY STREET.DrJ.F.GONNHLLY L. Turkey-Eggs, nine for one dollar.W. i 16 12 Lakeland, Polk Co., Fla.
And oft at last in vain. B CAMPBELL
3-13-3 Winter Haven Fla. FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE.-A new 200-Egg
Dentist and Brooder. Address "D,"
Quality vs. Quantity. FRUIT BRANDIES AND WINES FOR tf' Care of Fanner and Fruit Grower. .

"The common wild Lose has a perfectly (Graduate Dental Department Universityof from $5 to $i per gallon. Send for PEKIN DUCK EGGS for natch-

developed seed1vessel, but the double Maryland ) price-list' and samples j.to B. LAMONTAGNE' IMPERIAL of. 13 for Jz.oo;three settings for
and and all other Address MRS. MARY K ,;
rose, the triumph of floriculture, has Bridging Crowning a Specialty 3-13-5 Winter Park Fla" $5.00. EMMJ
work done under the most modern methods. \ 3-6-6 Winter Haven, Fla.:
none the ovaries being absorbed by cuttivatlon im Residence,304 West Ashley Street. -
beauty of the blossom is at the expense of ; Bitter Cassava Seed Canes $3 per JQJ HART'S and Buds. Write for prices. etc. "\
of the seed vessel." feet. Collection of fifteen kinds desirable Jamaica 123 tf W.II. MANN, Mannville Fla. g
the fertility new strawberries, peaches, pears, apples Vegetable Seeds and Tubers liberal quantitiesand ..
This fact in regard to the rose runs Cash with order registered #'
and other fruits and vegetables. extras.$5. by BLOOD ;
all nature animal and vegetablequality mail or draft on New York f. o. b. Plant Line, DEODORIZED
It is by cross-breeding and training and March and BURNET & REID. fend plenty of eggs, I
at the expense of quantity.The development that the wild horse has attained 3-6 J-4 27. Ewarton,Jamaica. feed it. Send for circulars Guaranteed as rep- '
resented. C. E. SMITH. State ,
,Navel orange, the most exquisiteof a speed of a mile in a fractionover 2-20-6 Seabreeze Agent, Fla.
citrus fruits, is a shy'' bearer, and almost two minutes, or to move a load of NEW JERSEY SWEET POTATOES -
r seedless.V* The Catawba seed or feed. Nansemond and Jersey
grape several tons: and the cow evolved from a !
Cream straight goods $i per bushel f. o. b.
holding the same place in the vineyardthat scrub to a producer of six hundred pounds I E. A. PECK EGGS and Plymouth Rocks bred for utility. ,
the Navel does in the and bred Orlando Fla. 81.00 13. Mas. GOMPERTS, ,
orange grove, of butter a year the razor-back : 3-6-8 per '. '
is'so shy a bearerthat at the'frult standsit up to the Berkshire! or Poland-China, and Lady Lake Fla.

commands nearly four times the price the sheep to produce a fleece of twelveto SPANISH PEANUTS FOR SEED, 81 LILY nUL S-Californfa

of, the Concord. fifteen pounds, and the common dung- bushel Beggarweed seed, 12.50 per' CALLA large, 20 cents, free by mail grown Plants, -
The China hog, the most'symmetrical hill fowl to the Plymouth Rock and In- ; 750. per peck. BENJ. N. BRAD?, in 8-inch pots, for Easter blooming, 50 cents. ;

and easily fattened of any,of the porcinerace dian games. 3-6-6 Huntington,Fla. RUMLEY'S. ROSE GARDEN, Keuka, Fla.

can reproduce itself only in 80 liID-: The.higher type of the human race

ited numbers as to make the raising of comes from heredity, environment, education YOUR BERRIES, ORANGES, NURSERY TREES at Reduced Pr-Ieel.- *
to close out our surplus stock of j
The the and aU Fruits and Vegetables to
them higher
impracticable. and self-culture.
Thackeray says:, trees we will greatly reduce prices on aU leading *
WHITTON Commission Merchant
strain In blood the fewer the progeny in "Sow a thought and reap an act sow corner City and Green streets Utica,N.Y. Writeus. ,. varieties. Send in your orders early. 3

horses and cattle, and the more' subject an act and reap a habit; sow a habit and Let us know what you have, or what you tf W. K. TRIMBIB. c 1
to disease and dissolution.So character sow character and will have and we will tell you what produce will 2-20- Braidentown, Fla. 5
; reap
reap biing best prices. Car lots a specialty. Quick
in the human race. That portion of destiny."' The want of the world is men returns References: Bradstreet's. Mercantile NURSERY STOCK AND BUD WOOD.

it nearest the animal and little removed of thought, action, character, and nowhere Agency,Second National Bank. left a few thousand Orange Lemon '"'1
from barbarism, have a fecundity nearly is there a greater opportunity than and Grape Fruit trees for sale. Prices from 15 to

equal to the rodents, and will endure in the farm, in the grove and orchard, IMPERIAL PEKIN DUCK EGGS'FOR 2$ cents Nurseries each.,Belleview J. W. &, Fla.F. D. WAITE 2-13-tf, Magnolia .i

hardships and, dissipations, unendurable and In"the'garden. As Webster said, Setting: of:.thirteen, $r.5o; set of i lBRILLIANT :

," by those of higher birth, while the families "There is still plenty of room up higher." ducks, two ducks and MRS.a drake.MARIE$4. KLEMM Address, CHANCE--A BEARINQ q

of the highly civilized and enlight- Southern Ruralist. 2-27-4 Winter Haven, Fla inside the limits of the rap.< 4
en '.ened smaller until they become idly-growmg town of St. Petersburg, will be sold
low}on account of owner's death. Address:BOX 'If
-nearly extinct, many of them with no FOR SPRING BUDDING. 584, Jacksonville, Fla.FRUIT. +
Duty on Oranges.We *"
heir to transmit name or talents.
varieties for sale at $4 per 1,000 '1
'- Without cultivation and effort to en- heartily endorse what the Farmer Centennial, Homosassa, Nonpariel and Majorcaare x, TREES, VINES,
.' courage' the higher, the tendency is to and Fruit-Grower to Congress : -$5 per i.ooo.,, Satsuma, Tangerine Parson
says Brown,Duroi Blood Amory Blood Ruby Blood PLANTS and NUT TREES.For .
revert to'the lower and original type.. In "Put on to the pauper-grown and sour and Pomelos-are $8 per 1000. King Boone's F :.
the vegetable world: superiority is retained Italian orange and the wormy Mexicanall Early,Pineapple and Marsh's Seedless are$1.50 dens and Southern Groves.Orchards No Gar- '

,; '., by budding. and grafting. It 18 attained the tariff the citrus traffic will bear ; per pests too.and All from buds bearing warranted trees.free from all insect Write for price list agents. .

: by: cross fertilization,' and in and then-if you want the American W. K TRIMBLE JENNINGS NURSERY' CO., :,

.., : planting; the seed of the parent stocks people to be able to enjoy the "fancy" 2-20-tC. Braidentown, Fla. 9-26-25 Thoma.vllle, Ga. .

and .the selection from the myriads of hammock oranges of Florida, steampacked ,. :*-. .'

= ;trials those productions superior to existing and tissue wrapped, 176.to thebox CITRUS NURSERY( TREES. THIS SCYTHE WRENCH :: :i :

; i.- .. ,varieties.lt with skins like velvet and a bouquetlike All the leading varieties at Lowest Prices Car (Patent applied for.) IS EVER LOST. :';
is ;said, that the originator of, the old Amontillado-put on a little bit ney Parson Brown, Sanford Medt.Sweet Paper .-, ., \
'. Delaware grape, now an octogenarian,. more. Dakota will vote for this on ac-. Rind St. Michael,Pierces' Ruby Jaffa "Pineap .
L .. .. hasspen: most pf his maturer years in count of that blizzard she sent us." ple Majorca, Cunningham Homosassa anIlart's < ..'-\ ,-si- '
Late Peraatnbuco
r .: Improved Triumph '
his efforts to produce a grape that shall PSI Walters, Everett and Marshes: Seedless Grapl .: !;
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E .; ,equal,,that "bunch of sweetness," the Next'to cotton and linseed meal thereis Fruit, Satsuma, Tangerine: and King All fine '
...._, :Delaware,'and au'proUdcas the Concord, no more condensed food than buck- one year old buds, on four and five year old I WANT AN AGEIn every *'>:1l i
Rough Lemon, Grape Fruit and Sour stock Will county to sell this WRENCH to ;r
.:Aftor thousands of:>valueless efforts: ; hethinks wheat middlings. They are said to be bud dormant on contract to any varieties parties 11i Farmers. It fitSs ,U Scythes. To ,":';0: :: 0,1;
r{ '+ i ,he. hits' ,succeeded. If so, he is worth nine-tenths as much and- can be may desire. Pine Kumquat Budwood for sale. to 1 i how it is to seUtt.,:.Sample ; ;;

<*. >- :.certeinly, 'a benefactor; his race. His frequently bought at local mills for one- Correspondence solicited. Address C. W. Fox, by mail 20 centf-Iix for' wrenchJt t
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Park. Lake : i
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Grande Dnchesse........................ ...........,.'........._...........Tuesday, March 2
.City of Augusta.........................'0'....,...............................Thursday, March
.Kansas City.................. .s.................. ......... ..I.......... .... ...Saturday; March 6 4
City of Birmingham......................!,......., .-. .....,............... .. Tuesday, March 9 \ Q 4Y t
La Grande Dnchesie..........i.......... ....;. .,............. .... .........Thursday, March n \
City of Augusta........................................................... .......Saturday, March 13 do 1
Kansas City.... ......................... ................ ... ........... ...Tuesday, March 16 sf .
City of Birmingham......;............ ........................................Thursday, March 18 io ,
La Grande Duchesse:........... .... ........ ........ ... .-............ ...... Saturday, March 20 fo
City Of Augusta.....................................................-........... ..Tuesday, March 23 L 1D
Kansaa CltJ'... '_. :........................................ ....- .. ........ ......Thursday.March 2S e' j
City Birmingham...,.. '''.,.'''''...........................................Saturday, March 27
LaGrande uehe..e............ .... ,........... .... .........Tuesday,-March 30
G.M.80RRBXL,Manager, New Pier No.35, NOrtIi River. .



.Naeooebee.u.................... ...Thursday Mar. 4
'Chattahooehee........ ........ ." .. ......................................!..Thutada,., march nNaeooehee
'..................,....................... .t..................\.....\.TharadayMarch 18
Chattahoochee...;........... .....;.........................,.................Thursday: March 25 Finest Cuisine and Service No Transfer Between Jacksonville and New York.
Naeooehee........................................................ ..... ..........Thursday April i
RICHARDSON a BARNARD.Agents,Lewis' Wharf. I The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers:

(new) "ilgonpn Iroquois "Cherokee
Pier 18, foot Spruce*Street-3 1>>. M., ,
City of ..con...... .. .............. .................... ............. ..........Monday March i \
Gat City..-....... ............ i.. .......... .... ...,...... ........................Frida Y,-March S .
'Clt7 of Macon......................,................. .....,.................Wednesday,March 10 BOUND. ..
City.;.................................:................. ... ... Monday March :jCityofMacoi
...........,......!.................. ....... .... .... ........,..Saturday, March J Steamers are appointed to sail according tot 1e tide.
.Gate City....,................... .............. ......... .............. ..........Thursday, March 25
,CltyofMaeonGate ,. .. ....;:.f......... .s4...............................,..Tuesday, March 30 I from JACKSONVILLE,, (calling Charleston....... ...... ..Sundays;Tuesdays and Thursday*.
M. C. HAMMOND Agent, Pier iS, foot Spruce Street.
or Crom CHARLESTOI, 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 CityCtty .. ........Tuesday. Mar.2,6.Jo p.m. City of Augusta....:Thursday, Mar. IS,6 30 p.m. I ',SOUTH BOUND.
of Birm' h'm....Ths'day,Mar. 4t 6 oo p.m. Kansas City.......Saturday, Mar.20, 7 oo p. m.
La Gr'deDuchcsse. Saturday Mar. 6.8.00p.m. of Birm Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier East River, New York"at as follows:
City of Augusta......Tuesday, Mar. 9, IIM a.m. City g' h'm..Tuesday,.Mar.z3,1000 a.m. 29 3 p.m.

City Kansas of BinnTi'm.City..........Thursday Saturday,Mar.Mar;13 xi., 3.00 700 p.p. m m. La City Grande of Augusta Duches.cJ...Saturday..Thursd Mar.y, Mar.27 25.'3 00 J2 p.noon m, ForCHARLESTOI, S. C.. .................. .....,....................Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday.

7 a Gr'de Duchesse..Tuesday,Mar>,S oj pm.' Kansas City ........Tuesday, Mar. 30,S oo p. m. For JACKSONVILLE, (calling; Charleston) .................Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays


S Central (90( Meridian) Time-as below. BOSTON.AND JACKSONVILLE-Direet Line [Freight; Only]
Tallahassee......Thursday.' March.4,630 p. INacoochee........Thursday, March 2S, 700 p.m
N ee..hThunday. March u,7.ooP: m'l I Chattahoochee......Thursday,April i,6 oo p. m. Calling at Charleston S. C., both ways.
Chattahoochee..Thnrsday. ,March t8,64o p. | .

Central ((90* Meridian) Time-as below. Are appointed to sail as follows: '
Gate Clty..Konday.lI.rch z,5 oo p. Gate City ...... ..Saturday;March 20,7.00p. m.
City or Maeos......... Rids Mch.SuJ.oop-. City of Macon..Thursday, March :S, 7.00 p. m. rom foot of Hogan Street Jacksonville From Lewis' Wharf., Boston '
Gate dry..... Wednesday, March xo, u.o a. m.1 Gate City...-. ..t... Tuesday March 305.00 p. m. THURSDAYS. FRIDAYS.CliVDE'S
; City of Macon: ...Monday, March 15,4.00 p.
IT$RHAWKIN8lFla.P..A., Florida.W.. J. FARRELL,Sol. Agt, "II'"
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Jacksonville. Palatka, Sanford, Enterprise, Fla., and Intermediate... .'. ,,

WILLIAM A. BOURS .& CO., v Landings on the St. Johns Iliveri -

,, The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer .., '


:f.Grain, Garden Seeds and Fertilizers i : CAPT. W. A. SHAW. "'

Is appointed to sail as follows; /
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'c '1... wEMT fA7 .T..1AOK.ONVXLLBtPLA. Leave Jacksonville.....,......... Sundays,Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3.30 p,m
,,- 'iI' A Returning Leave Sanford 9.00 a.m., and Enterprise 9.30 a.m..Monda)., Wednesdays and Fridays.

_: ....., We Kindle Only the Best- and Most Beli&Ue, Seeds. A Oomple Stock of i -

:: Hay Corn Oats, Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal :Leave SOUTHBOUND.Read 330 Down.p. m ...... ...................Jacksonville.SCHEDULE!............ ...;...... Arrive NORTHBOUND.Read 2.ooa.Up." ..
** 845 m. ........:.............. ....Palatka.................... ....... Leave 8.00 p._.
Cotton Seed Heal Both Bright and Dark. 3.00arm.p. .__......................,.Astor.... ...........u.....r..N, ** 3.09P.A.
;: s .. a. m. _...._.... ......... St Francis........................ u 140>>p.m,
++.....t ...... ...4.30........... ....... ......i............Beresford' ............._......... ". 12x0 noon
:: \ '" Arrive 8.ooa.m. .................... .... Sanford..,........_....._- 9.00.m.
-; : t! WAT* AOBNT8 FOR PURE GROUND BONE 9025" m. ......'.............. .... Enterprise...,.............. ...... 9-301...

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n i?* A. J. COLE Gen.Pas?anger Agent 5 Bowling Green New York.
,.-.JtV Y&I .' SULPHATE POTASH M. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bow ing Green,New York. ,-'
:f ,r THEO. G. EOER, Traffic Manager 5 BowlIng Green,New York. ,-
F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent 204 West Bay 6t, Jam: ,lla.
< :. -\f! i :T ru., ;J8Ililbll,, KAINIT, Etc. JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonvffle- ,Fla. '. .
p LESLIE Superintendent, foot Hogan Street,Jacksonvffle..Fla. J
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: : Oets Disgusted. cent of the raw material in the manufactured for the raw material, and what we use that thought, into action. Because they .

<, '\ ,General! Claiborne, gets disgusted and product, paying! annually enough that is made of wood is a clear loss.: cannot raise as successfully corn and timothy '
difference to establish mills to manufacture hay is no reason why they should
"speaks right out in meeting" at thq<<) way "Agriculturehorticultureand flora havea
.things work in, the'South., He says in the goods. native home within our border; the soil not raise what is. better-cowpeas, beg-
lamb and 'Ranch:1 "For one hundred "She produces more raw meat material generally responds to the touch of the garweed crab'and Bermuda grass- and .

t years'; the South has been. "sot" in her than ten millions of people can consume] husbandman, and annually there goes? keep that sixty or seventy per cent at
; ways; and despises and ridicules a sem and yet buys meat from Kansas and abroad thousands of dollars for articles home.
'blance of a change. Missouri. that we can and do produce in the most "For a hundred years sot in her way"

ri: ="If we as a people in the" South have no "We raise more oats,com land wheat' remarkable abundance. There is no section growing cotton and cane and oranges,
1 creation, why not have imitation? If we than our population can consume yet we of the world where more Irish and and raising scrub cattle and razorback

',have no:experience, why not profit by buy each in the.raw and manufactured; sweet potatoes,, ean be produced, yet hogs, and protecting them by legwfction,
to the of immigration of
i <..,:._ bI&"ation? products. Texas has more iron ore than large sums of money are expended an- discouragement
':In*,answer to the .statement iliattheSoUth Alabama and Pennsylvania combined nually for these and their products. To- men of enterprise and capital, and keep-
.' matoes onions,and all vegetables and ing up the'erop lien at a cost of one hun-
4 could not make good fabrics, heBays ( iron ore),yet we buy iron from
: "We, have water equal, to any Holland and steel from England. We hay are and can be produced in a prodigal dred and twenty of: million,dollars a year'sThe
editors the Southern Uuralist
oewatry; we: have',fuel; we nave tannin, produce more fruit than Maryland or abundance and of many two crops a '
; 'aid. we have:lime and,the raw 'material New Jersey and California, yet we buy year can be had,yet,we send away and are rejoiced to see Southern men wakingup '
'aft.'as cheap as: any; country has it, and from them carload after carloadof I buy each tear to the extent of millions to their Interests-to the comprehension .
t. ,that ia all_we need., The entire trouble is,' their' fruits in a manufactured of dollars that theGulf, States are great ease,. ;-
in themselves. The :
Istj,the.want of a move 'among: our own shape. We produce more pelts and hides What the general says of Texas is to a pirq theintermiug.like their
stock i
4 {people;;, cheaper'money;'' :; 3rd: .the than any State in the Union-ship them greater or less extent true of other partsof ling of N Northern a grading ckt np with by their habile, -
'wi&drftwal,demagogical politician of awayand the shoes cost us more than the South and the Southern Ruralistin :
Ii 'antagonism:r..to money: in,,'aggregated we get for the raw material, and what we the past three years has been pressing of Industry, frugality providence, fore.
: 'feme;:4&,,;l+Uior> at the same prices and consume of all other articles,made from home these truths upon the, Southern thought, enterprise, adaptation of m aa*' ,
hoera <*.kbor given in the East the winter to ends< ,:utilizing, by-mining and mat
: ;5th hides and pelts is a clean loss to the farmer. During the we see pass
'fettering<*iaf.the State, while in,embryo State and a gain to the manufacturer. ing our office baled hay bags of oats and facturing, the'resources, :within her borders ,

,. ..I at ittatl Ab;the-same rate of freight, We have the largest body of standing I corn, grown in Maine or Illinois, while -, Southern Ruralist. J .'-
;: << ,in, she:$ tO,and oat, as js now charged i iI' commercial timber in the United States; better food for stock can be grown on Potash is the h ;,,'

c feristentete, :;shipments.V"Testtkaiiitiiewofklin: we make more lumber than any other lands now lying fallow. All that is necessary soils need., It is an ingridieiit wig xa .

: the growth State? .yet the household and kitchen is for the South"to."get a move onher" ture cannot to any extent reeew, ,Is i1e-. -:.,
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