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Florida farmer & fruit grower
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 Material Information
Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: April 3, 1897
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
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 )
 Notes
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
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System ID: UF00055765:00122
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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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1JR Largest SATSUMA ORANGE TREES ,

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M } <. 'f BEST TPJEES fO PI 1QJF. I. :, e and BUDWOOD.' z

.. ?ff'TCES, We shipped more peaches from our own orchards this .
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', I lI' and made big MONEY:at it.JlfUD Our one year old trees of SATSUMA ON TRIFOLIATA now, .

From U-R8KRMKN (March 25th) in full bloom -in 'the Nursery Rows, are very handsome; ,. ',
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3=o: ;:. ;Everything, for the South. I WOOD than we need for our'own use. Price of buds fi.'ao'per'ioo _._ .

:" :Peachy Plum, Year, Persimmon, Citrus Fruits, Grapes, by mail J, or $8.00 per ,ooo by express. No orders; accepted for less',
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Nuts,Ornamentals, Roses, Etc.,.Etc., Etc. '- -". ,
38* Varieties. A MILLION and half trees. Over 300
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,. -j.. 2fo'BETTER stock to select from. None so.-LARGE. Full descriptive and illustrated Catalogue free on application.' ,
New"Catalogue with over 60 Illustrations, 28 New Photographic Views, Free on
', pution. NuRSERIES GLEN ST. MARY NURSERY CO..
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,THE. .GRIFFINS'BROS.Co. Inc. Macclenny. O.L. TABER' President. ..

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,"} SEED, OUUMMER CROPS. :+ $EPS TIJIT 1 U5ILL! GROUi! +:ji :' .'


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,Pearl or'Cat-TaU Millet*.0'per- Ib,,250.,post-paid., ?German Millet;......2OC..per pound, post-paid. .
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,Amber Cal e, ...... 250.pe. [pound, Corn. ; ; 2sc. *
.J. 'f. ;" ;Bs' .t.rwecd# ....'>-..-.;....'.-..t."...;oc.') t'' 'It., -* .*' S'un fl.ower.zoc.perqua'-- : rt, 4Cos : For Best Seeds at Lowest Prices write for my List for 1897 %

:." .Peas,Whlppoorvdll"Clay. ;;: Ladyfinger. ,Wonderful, and-Black. | r Send for prices ... The Largest Stock in the State, and every seed New'Crop. '*, .
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l'f ".Ih Iii i :N, SeedsD1: I handle only the products of Seed Growers of National Reputation, sucfilasHenderson .

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...'. '. Offers-,. to the public this season the finest Citrus Nursery Trees grown in an experience TREES. 4' :
of'thliteen oonseoutivepears., ,Tho:,stock is large and includes the following widely -
:1/k ()wnvaMihbroughlrapproYe>d. varieties,viz: Satsuma, Mandarin PJIA-SOU Brown) s
: 'Boooe'a Barly and eent nntar., Jaffa Majorca Ruby Blood,"Btark's or Enterprise Seed- SATSUMA, TANGERINES, PARSON BROWN, ETC., ETO;.
..- 'lees,Pineapple, Bomosassa,and Tangerine. Tardlff tfnd'King,Duncan and Marsh Seed- .,
f<'i lesrf, Grapefruit,. Seedless Villa Franca Lemon (matchless). Oblong Kumquat(superior + -;' + -.'. BUDDING WOOD. + + + + .
"*: to the. 'round); Budwood tit all times.. Prices reasonable Prompt attention to cor
.mpondenta.' .-"Addressjall'all communications' and make'all remittances payable to Trifoliata Stock, (one Two and Three Years,) Pears: Peaches, Plums, Figs; ,

Xilhattkee. -, Florida Orange Co, Camellias, Japonicas, Imported Plants, Fine Budded ROBes_ Etc.. ',.: ,

: f. DUNEDIN, FLA. / The Best. of Stock. Proper Treatment. Low Prices.t, ":

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.. .stocks one,'two and three-years old. .All stock:clean and healthy.. Send for inter- The '
........ eatalorue.. VEGETABLES ; '
: "-LL .... ;. i: *..OLD :EEMABLB ARCADIA NURSERIES, ; L&rg t 'windfl1Iet.
.., "... "c 2). .H.QIRARDEAU. Prop..Montlcello,'Fia.fGftAflE4NDHAY PRODUCEWe '
receive and tell,in car loads or smaller lots,
all Producta of the OARPEJf.,ORCHARD: .DAI-_ ,
E 8ROPS. BY_,:1 HENUEBT and TABM. Market Reports, ,' :
'References'eta,free upon appilcaUon. Address 'cbipkto -
: No. 611 Liberty Street, PITT8BUBGH.:: Penn'a.

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'': We hare the SEEDS that yon want for these crops,'and we want you to buy them NOW. Ii..t .
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v""BFFIft' CORN .boththe.Whiteandxedvarietiesat10cents! per packet; 30 cents I saz.
.' _. per pound;four pounds,$1,postpaid; ten-pounds not prepaid, 1160.four '''Ja, Send for Annual De- SeitGeo.
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: :_"" .udCrOTir' -Similar -to Kaffir Corn,btifhas:* large white grains. 'Same'price 4, Acrlptlve CATALOGUE:, '
:< lUU' IdS.. as Ka>ir Corn.; 1 It newlytssaedandrevtsed.contains 8. Hacker &:Son ., ,
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r hum (Yellow Mllo Maize), per pound; four pounds, netted by the Horticulturist ,
i7U1 ,81.00,postpaid. ,Manufacturers of
x ': DL HP': A T T ATI1f Enormously productive. The best for green 1 and plant-lover.
i> ILLET PLANTS and TRElS for
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: -: The, ,Tennessee; Centennial. to produce an incomparable effect. The The United States Government'has what it is..At the same time it is a
: artist engaged at this work performed its stationed Welaka sad commentary upon the street loafing .
r: .:' : :M r*. Herman Justi, Chief of ;.the similar service at Chicago and at Atlanta. ag near ,on a
., Bureau of.Promotion and Publicity commodious government steamer engaged black element. But, then, every
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:#. of the Tennessee Centennial and that must be strongly emphasized, ; in hatching shad The spawn: is town has its quota of these.-Quincj '.

?= "* .International Exposition, makes thefollowing and that is, the display of fruits and vegetables hatched out by the,millions, the young New Era. ;

"- ;' ) surprising statement, which; must be made as they ripen and fry being retained until,they can take ...
haVe time become fit for use.' No collection of these care of themselves, when they are The Express Refrigerator Company -
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products made last and it is impossible
was year is corporation at Gainesville
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its waters.-DeLand Record. patent
"When'ii is considered that there are c: exhibit, with day and date, cane '
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Y within night's ride of Nashville than fit for use. Such as "Strawberries,golden The farmers of West Florida are delighted equip and construct cars for'the,transportation ..
1" 'live within i a night's ride of Chicago, it is heart, grown J by A. B., Mission Ridge, with Colonel Chipley's offer of of fruits and vegetables. The '
r easy to e'"where the attendance will Hamilton County, picked June 12.. seed corn, and the corn exhibit at capital stock is $50,000. '
from and furthermore; when it is Visitors'from other States will then be L
come ; Pensacola in be M M MMM to te M MMM
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to, '*born in mind that in only' in a few unimportant -' able to make comparison, bearing in Braideatown
features' id the World's Fair : mind that 100 acres,is not a very, 'large success. :More than 800 farmers have i From his grove, near ,
; surpass the Tennessee Centennial i it' .is' berry patch In' Tennessee, and that 200' applied for seed. J Colonel Chipley is Mr. Palmer has this season shipped
: .f ;safe to predict that ,the attcndahcelwil acres of tomatoes is common under the having the packages made up and sent sixteen boxes of grape fruit which_sold

.be. considerably over 2,000,000.* brow of the beautiful Signal :Mountain out as rapidly as possible. The YoungMen's for'$9 a box, and ISO boxes of lefnoiw

4 ", ...We note further: In other implements parts.pf the,Exposition made in the the, State agricultural *, : Business league is working which sold in some shipments as high }

"The Agricultural Building, in which are exhibited, and many of them have zealously for an agricultural and horti- as $5 a box His grove bas Bad systematic '

'. will,displayed: the products of the already gained an enviable reputation." cultural fair, to be held at 'ensacola fertilizing and care inj&yrjr_ ;
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field, is'considered by 'manyto be the .. on July 28, the date of Colonel Chip.ley's particular.
"IDosi ornate structure Qf.ilie Exposition!
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,, groups. Jt is in Renaissance style of The cylindrical method of baling cotton corn ,. The Fort Myers Press.says that Lee:
,architecture, 500 feet'long by 200 feet is fast being adopted. .- .- _
has shipped over boxes
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To meet prevailing priceson .
Mr. Edward Atkinson in treatise of and boxes of .
this building to the State were recently a' Co. oranges 3,000 grapefruit
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executed and Commissioner of, Agriculture upon "The Cotton Fibre and Its Improve cabbage Steamship besides about 200,000 crates:of
Allison is leaving nothing undone to ment," has, said: "The man who: ,first announce that a special rate has been vegetables, mostly tomatoes. Erti-.

f __ ,mate: the display the best that has ever conceived a cylinder bale, made dap by made on, cabbage by car lots from bas- mating the at $2 per box,.
: been made on the continent. Thedecor- lap, with the air excluded, has done more ing points (Gainesville, ,Yulee, Jack oranges
G aUons in the,Ulterior -are beautiful beyond -' to modify and improve.the treatment of sonville or Sante Fe Junction), of which is very low, this year's.;crop:
comparison, and are bucolic in the cotton throughout its course from would amount $50,000. Tk grapefruit
every feature, The first thing that the field to the fabric, than any man who fifty-f our cents a barrel crate to New. netted at least '$I8, oo, aa&:it is

> strikes theeyoo of the visitor is the ,has existed since Whitney invented' the I York or Philadelphia; sixtythreecents 'a very low estimate to say the vegetable ,
'; r- .artistic grouping, and festooning of the cotton gin." 'to Boston, Providence or Fall so far has sold for $300,000.',,
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the dome is decorated,with pictures of have brought in at least $260,000.
bales of cotton at last has been broughtto
rural life,a wheat field,horses at pasture,' such .practical perfection that its almost The Owl C'gar' Company are adver- ..'".
if ;;cows in the stream, etc.; the colors' being .immediate. general use may be set tising for and importing! negro hands The new Gardner block has ,advanced .
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: made'up of seeds, moss, grain ando down as a foregone conclusion." fortheir s v raf plantations. If this is far enough to skow'tfeftt it-,will
rosettes and border decorations
,y 'bark and of,sections the of corncobs shucks,etc;, Butchers claim that pork fattened on not a healthy-sign for an increase oi .be,the finest building'ew: wed m '

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6, writing from Campbell, Santa 'Clara .' that the time required to weigh this

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:4 f j ....*>,. '-:{the.9range-worm in your.editorial of worse this winter than ever before. The Pineapple Tariff. der it entirely impracticable to have a
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duty by weight imposed
.' ='; <. ,March ioth.. On the Pacific slope of Some ot the trees are badly eaten. I The following appeared in the Fruit ; upon

!r 'r ,Mexico Ae district about, Yautepec h.\vethe: trees all well cleaned out and Trade Journal of March 27: "\Ve would, therefore, respectfully!

'I ;and Cuautla, in the State of :Morelos, I left the holes open expecting to apPly "Through the courtesy of :Mr.John submit' that the clause in schedule

+ : .' is very badly ,infested.. The chances some wash. Was I right or wrong :McCormick of McCormick, Hubbs & 'G, naming two cents; per pound on

;; : p :are against finding a sound" orange in so doing? Would it not be a good Co., we present to bur readers a copy pineapples be stricken out, and that

.,. "coming from th district, and in the idea to put the ashes from brush in the of a statement presented. by himself there be inserted in its stead 'Pine-

:city: of Mexico one has to be on his holes caused by digging: the soil away i and ex-Senator lt erptt of A. G..Hutch- apples imported. in bulk .$5.00 per

guard against wormy fruit. The prevalence from the trees, say two or three shov eson & Co., to members of Congress 1,000, and pineapples imported in

of the pest is, doubtless, elfuls, according to the size of'the tree? while Washington, this week, as a barrels and other packages 5 cents per

largely'due to negligence on the part The reason I think it would is because Committee representing the pineapple cubic foot. wilt

of orange growers. It is said that the last year I tried the plan pn a few trees interests of New York, and inCident- "We feel that such a duty give

-J Cordova district, on the Gulf slope, is and this winter they had but very few ally such houses beside their own asP home growers all the protection they

'also infested. I have, however,eaten worms and the bark 'on the roots, was Ruhlman& Co., Phillips &Sons,'W. need and at the same time furnish the

'- '... ':many:excellent oranges from that'district firm and clean. This might have beena H. Brown &Co., John Nix & Co,and Government a larger revenue than is

1. ,,and fruit'gr wers there are. said coincidence but it looks like a result. Others. derived from this article with the duty

:. .' -'... to be more careful in their methodsthan' Do you know what time and where the "The now in force. There is much more
i : fairness and force,of the
: '\ argu- that -should like add but knowing
laid from which hatch we to
in the Morelos are they ?
.f-fr .:valley! /Two eggs ments presented ,"won the day" and that have but little
Congressmen
.t; ,A. }* s. districts which are not infested are J If all ranchmen knew the value of the Committee was successful. It had
time read documents .
: to lengthy ,
.we
j that Lake the line oft
near ChaDala, on chickens in the orchard they would the able assistance of Baltimore's immense have made brief.
.. the;Guadalajara division of the Mexican put the fence around the garden and interests. The statement isif| our that statement will very withus
1'1' Central and' the ITert. "Hoping you agree
Railway, ,, -
fruit patch instead of the chicken follows : .
and that the bill be
} ,mosillo district the State of Sonora may amendedas
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house. Mine all over' the
run freely "The undersigned a Committee desire and that underno
ap we you-may
>_ both of which now send larpe quantities and the value it is I
1" this place of beyond es- pointed by the pineapple importers of circumstances think of having 'any'duty
.t of superb to
oranges countryby timate. As far out a's they roam I ,
New York submit
respecfully beg to
,imposed according to weight, we
+ .rail. I am told that the Rio Verde
found almost borers. I have
no some their the of
reasons why proposed duty
are,
near the line of the MexicanCentral's
oranges, fowls follow the in their
\. taught to men two cents pound on pineapples .
... per Very respectfully,
Tampico division art also
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,i. work, of digging. Training poultry in: should not be imposed."i. JOHN MCCORMICK: ,
/0' ',_ .sound. this is easily done. I screens } Committee. -
f way put On every barrel of pineapples ALBERT M3RRITT, j
::i : It :would be a' calamity to have'this on the trees last year to prevent: the imported from Cuba, this would meana

k ".. :V. pest,introduced into the United States. cankerworm and repeated it this'year. duty of $3.50, as against the present It would seem that the duty of two

..Since. the I failqre.of' the Florida crop, Last year I found but very few worms duty of 26 cents per barrel. Importa- cents a pound was rather too high,
and the rebound from that has had its
.;,.. ':,. orange buyers'from this country have on my place and what there were the tions of pineapples.from Cuba during
.been.buying aU the .available chickens found natural effect of leaving the, tariff too
up crops ate. They soon. out the last five years have not averaged
;'i i id Mexico. 'There is dan- low. Six cents per cubicfoot' on an
particular what, I wanted of them and would $3.50 per barrel], gross sales. *
.. geritKat-:/ scarcity, of oranges' in jump as.high'as they could to get themas "2. A duty of two cents per poundon ordinary barrel would make This a is tariff of

"f Florida ,fruit from'these districts may they hung down from the web..' pineapples imported in bulk wouldbe only thirty-two-cepts. only
six cents of an advance over the for
: betaken there as Well to New Or
,' ? as ANSWER There is no serious harmin equal to $35 per 1000, or about 140 mer tariff .(twenty-six 'cents.) It
:,' Galveston and other Gulf
:! ::.'; Jeans' : find ports, leaving the collar or base of the per cent ad valorem, as against the ought to be fifty cents on a barrel;
where'.the'worms'might at once a trees exposed for a few weeks if the present duty.of 20 percent ad valorem. and even that would be only about

val.r water does not collect about: them. The average selling price of bulk pine- the same as it is proposed to levy on

< ..:. Afttaking out the borers it is advisable apples has not exceeded $45 per Iooo a box of oranges. We hope Florida
i> fasted milar the
.. ,:,i'g O.iame spcie" If introduced worm, possibly this, \\o leave the stem exposed, for: if during the last five years. \ will learn some day to take care of
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any borers have been missed the workof 3Fourfifthsof all the, pineapples erself. California raises. and
,
: country, the orange-worm might, perhaps imported brought here in American oranges
those remaining will show and they are she looked out for a substantial tariff
.\_ .2', take a liking to other fruit as be cutout before the lime and sul- vessels, packed in American shooks
.,.. can
'..... -\::",",.--... :.we11.' : on them, which will help this State
"\ )o!!-2! : phur mixture is applied. The. appli and paid for intAmerican produce. It equally; but California does not raise .
) r '<<: '. --Iti: would-be unfair to impose a pro. cation of wood ashes if not used in excess will be readily seen that the proposed pines, hence Florida was'left to fight

;? : ; ,!,"":'" hibitory tariff onoranges from Mexico ,' rather- beneficial than otherwise duty of two cents per pound would her own battles on that score.

: ,as 'a;, whole, for the Hermosillo and but more especially in ahe case prove prohibitive,entailing serious loss t 4

r 'J:;: "Lake.Chapala districts supply the of apple trees infested with wooly aphis: to all interests concerned, the importers Possibilities of Pineapple Onlture.Mr .

"-. .' 'X'a:western''sections of this country with on the roots. The peach moth flies of the fruit, shipping interests, mer- George I. Russell recentlyread

-wfruit; : at seasons when they do not come in the day time and the quick eyes detect chants and the farmers of this country / an before the Board of
.. essay
: into with, who furnish with which
(\ competition the California hem. Thatls probably the reason supplies these Trade.
.) at Orlando, Fla., on the "Possi
: oranges, and.the.Hermosillo! crop at you find fewer borers where the< goods are paid for. bilities of Pineapple Culture whichhe
least is before the FlorIda The UnitedStates would be ,
available
: long chickens run. The peach moth deposits 4. a considers the most promise
< ";r.. ..: oranges are" fit to eat. But it is its eggs a few days after it reaches heavy loser, as few or no pineapples ing of the industries among of that State.
!
)8; 'the' imperative duty of our government the winged state,' the eggs hatchingin would be imported: and little" or no There is always a demand for the

c<:; to ascertain the infested districts 6 fr from four to six days' time. The duty paid. finest fruit. A twelve-inch home-

.cMexico. ; and strictly forbid the. importation eggs are deposited on.the bark at the There were imported info New grown sucker, will come into bearing
t
0 ..e..:.. .':of fruit from those.parts. base- of such'trees as are suitable for York last year about 275,000 pack- in a little more than a year, and the

.'- ...r ;The .Mexican government shoul( the young. The peach is preferred, ages of pineapples on which a duty of I structure for properly shading an acre

;' ::also. take rigorous measures against next the almond, and to a less extent $70,000 was paid; There were also of land need_ not cost more than $450.

-" r. ,the'pest. andHhus; avert serious danger the plum, apricot and cherry.California imported into :New York last year Varieties like the Smooth Cayenne,

-V. ?to"an: important'and growing.industry Fruit .Grower.Mr. about.twcnty.five..cargoes; of an aver Golden Queen and others of prime

t' '*-*: hf as been suggested ..... age of about 6,000 dozens each. quality attain a size of ,from six to

.. \.:<" iialI.thewormy.: fruit! that.is now L.. A, Ballard had about 2,500 "To impose a duty on pineaples by twelve pounds each, and ought to

t:" :' '.d l ft to decay. on the grounds in the trees in his, orange grove budded a weight would entail serious loss on command at retail in Northern markets

{ward'were; promptly destroyed,. i it year ago; and this spring about 350 account of delay. Receipts of pine- at least a dollar. One great

,. .k 1'"t*:woald' certainly: reduce the 'damage .have bloomed. Their growth has been apples at New York have been as trouble has heretofore been that the a

," ,, ,' jrow fee*' "pest? very materially. rapid; and some are fifteen 'feet high. high as 30,000 barrels, in' a single tender fruits are, injured in -transportation -

'. -'--' '' '! 'Garden. .andForest.. Orange groves are looking well here- week; making an average of 5,000 but a kind of crate has
,:.<, "f:5. *-.-. abouts, and if there are no unforeseen barrels to be weighed each day. In been. devised which will hold a

-.' ::: }. .l\Ge eral'Schofield. U. 'S. A., hasdtcided.to drawbacks considerable fruit will be addition to this ,the receipts of bulk dozen fruits of the first size, packed in

.:.x 'j } (, havA 'a, winter residence shipped from here.next season.Florida pineapples have bee five or six cargoes excelsior, so as to prevent their bruis

,' ',,': --i: .. tredtd in',St..Augustine.4 Philosopher. I during the same period, making mg, and they will keep in this way a
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.:. Price' $2T.OO.GUARANTEED PRICE $30.00 PER TON. -
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ANALYSIS. '
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Meal,Nitrate of Soda Blood
r :, .fc' ., Ammonia* and Bone.from;...Cotton.Seed*. ,4# to 5tf Ammonia................M_. 2to 4 per cet. ,
I *.. ,:Available Phos Acid from Acid Phosphate and Bone....... iX to 5X Available Phosphoric Acid.........-. 6 to 8.' M '
Sulphate of Potash... ......,'.?_ 11 to.13 -#, Insoluble Phosphoric ." 1 to '3'" "
-- .'. Equivalent to Actual Potash.......*......... 6. to 8 '.; ".' Sulphate of Potash.. 20 to24' ,*J
.4 Magnesium Sulphate,Lime,Calcium Sulphate..Organic Matter iPotash Actual .?..... 10 to U" | |.
,etc... 65 to 70 Magnesium, Sulphate, Chloride, Calcium Sulphate, -. -
..Made exclusively from Nitrate of Soda Cotton Seed Meal Blood, .../55 to 60 II.* "-
; Bone,Acid Phosphate and Sulphate of Potash. (No coloring matter used). Made exclusively from Sulphate of Ammonia, Nitrate of Soda,
Blood,Bone, Dissolved Bone, and Sulphate of Potash. '
-.,, : ,-This'iS a soluble, quick acting and lasting fertilizer.. The nitro- '
.' ';. gen coming from three different ingredients is especiallyvaluable1 Manufactured by ._' ,' ':

as all three sources are best adapted to making WILSON & TOOMER, .' -. j.
i.' The potash from sulphate of potash
quick growth. t "The Fertilizer House Florida," .-
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Tfy it alongside of the more expensive'brands'and be convinced. tCKS0N3ZILLE.= .FL1t.

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;/ We also have a large supply-of the Celebrated H. J. Baker & Bro.'s Complete Vegetable and Orange Tree Manures. Also a Complete

I_ Mock of Agricultural Chemicals, Fine' Ground Tobacco Stems, C. S. Meal, Blood and .Bone, Fine Ground Bone, Potash, Etc. _

:i -f. ,. .WE SEEK.THE GROWERS DIRECT AND SOLICIT CORRESPONDENCE.' .

Write Us for Prices-before
: ,.,. '._ Buying.WESSON: & 'TOOMJSR' E' RTIIJ. R CO., Jacksonville' ,
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Insecticide and Fertilizer Lime, $7.00 per Ton. ... :
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least a fortnight, which will afford Tobacco. where these boulders do not occur so City syndicate planted twelve acres.

ample time transportation,'even to abundantly on the surface, and where So satisfied are the' people now with

; foreign lkefs.-Gaiden and Forest. """- -- there.is'a light application of prepared the result of these experiments that a
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A Mr. E. P. Pocher the general agentof Tobacco_is fastidious ano< rather tobacco food, carrying ten per cent large acreage'will be' planted this sea.
and L. W. Pineapple of 'actual potash, no such symptoms\ son. H. W.Coleman will plant eleven
; the L R. weakly and yet greedy plant-especially .
? Growers' Association, states that the : greedy of water. If grown on occurred. So I am convinced that acres, W. N. Ferguson seven acres,

production last year was 1 i 1ooo, low, moist, heaVy land it willhave there are some lands in Florida witha McKlichael and Carter ten acres, and

packages, -and he estimates that of this leaves with heavy ribs and veins, a'' :too abundant supply of phosphate Collins, Ware & Co. twenty-five acres.

,." pear at 250,000.. "But this will not,, coarse texture, rank flavor and dark for tobacco. ,On February 19 last one of the,

as we understand it, represent, a, leathery burn when fired. On the. F. B. HOODIE.: growers _commenced burning seedbeds -,

'" doubling of the". output, as the new? other hand,if grown on too thin sands Lake City, Fla.' and on the 22d sowed two

pineapple crate "lately adopted ,is it is light and flaky, flies away ,in ounces each of Cuba and Sumatra

smaller. than the;old one. ; white,ashes and scales like tissue pa. I Seed Beds In Gadsden County.A seed. Today, the'27th of March,,the

t -- ; per when it is burned. Though greedyit Fort :Meade delegate to the plants are-six to eight inches high, and

*.Baltimore. 'pineapple! : Oanners Pro- is"a ,weak grower; its food must be I Quincy convention, underline guid- waiting to be'set out. LasUyear the'Collins \

',. ',' ,tdB well distributed through the soil, mod- ance of General :Manager Corry, visited crop matured in less than sixty

that erately close to the plant, and kept the Santa Clara plantation; one I days, the Coleman crop in a little over
u : .It) is said Baltimore produces cans of well dissolved in ,water, for its short of the number owned by the Owl sixty:days, and they were the wonder '.
from 10,000,000 to 12,000,000 will travel far in and admiration of all who saw them
of which shows the and feeble roots not Cigar Company, and thus writes in the.
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pineapple extensiveness per of year the, industry. The search of it, and seize,it almost out of Times: }while growing.. ** _
the dust as the powerful roots of the We first visited the seed beds hich j
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A Canned Goods Exchange of Baltimoremet The firm ,of Collins, JVare & Co.

last week, adopted strong resolutions watermelon will. .. .. are located in a swamp, andfound, commenced last month {clear seven-
of disapproval, and sent a delegation them ditched on all sides with cross teen acres of hammock land. At this
Advises Against All :Mineral Ma ditches through the flat at intervals of
to Washington labor personally writing it is cleared and plowed, bothways
; ,with 1 the Ways and'Means Com nures. about forty feet. The ground having and enclosed by a neat picket
mittee. The Baltimore canners claim Editor Farmer andTrult-Grower > been cleared by cutting all trees and fence. Everything about the place
.. Nitrate of soda of soda and sulphateof and leaving l it promiscuously }
',that,they are forced: to ,depend for theSi undergrowth shows evidence of industry and thrift.
raw material upon the imported fruit, ammonia have both been discarded upon the ground to be burnedas This fjrm will plant twenty-five acres;

r the Florida pineapple crop not yet by tobacco experts for several reasons. it lay, then the ground was prepared their plants ate ready for set ng.- .
having reached a sufficient volume tcr They are treacherous as well as in- and divided, into beds of about Correspondence Times-Union.

supply the demand. They claim thatif jurious .and an excess would prove six feet each and ready for receivingthe PSI .5-
price ruinous. I advise to beware of nitrateof ,tiny seeds. From the seed beds
they are forced to pay a higher The following! item from the Ft.
it will} force soda and sulphate of ammonia as we went to the barns,of which the Owl
for their green pineapples Meade Times indicates activity in the
.being possibly a little less dangerous.I Company have about 136. These
of the
i 1; hem to advance; the price market for'tobacco lands: Within the
'which will give the i do not vise'the use, of any mineral barns are thirty-six feet wide by nine
of
packed product, last few days the following transfers
British who have factories in salts for potash or nitrogen-both ty-six feet long, all substantially built,
canners real have been made: Captain
estate
,
inside similar the
should be from vegetable sources. and constructed to
the Bahama Islands, a chance to.slip Whitehead to T. H. Johnson six acres -
Palmetto and tobacco stems for nitrate barns at Fort Meade.
undersell the "
and
into this, country here. and potash, and cotton seed and castor The harvesting is done by strippingthe for ,.$500; W. Hurst to H. Rumofer F
canned pineapple packed for Whiteheadto
$260 Captain
ten acres ;
bean for nitrogen.I leaves as they mature from the
A Northern capitalists un pomace half acres for
'and
year ago Schmidt one a
now discard all mineral salts and stalk, and conveying them to the barns .
dertook floating
to operate a canneryin
the Bahamas. This'was a vessej also also all slaughter house products, and placing them on long tables,where $300. \

containing a complete canning outfit, fish scraps, etc. these are strung upon a cord,then each The Times also gives a fist of tweaty*
end of the cord is fastened to a stick whose tobacco plates
which went from island to island of AN EXCESS PHOSPHORIC ACID.I one growers
similar to a plastering,lath, when it is! will aggregate 235 acres, and eleven
r the West Indies,secured the fruit there have noted more than once on I
and packed it on board the vessel. certain fields where' soft and soluble placed upon a frame for curing., others whose areas had not bees'seeer-
.. tained.
Should the new tariff duty go into phosphate boulders and pebbles cover. .
seeThe -
.. ,effect it,is thought:more of'these floating the surface, that tobacco attains a i In Pasco County.A .
canneries will be the ,result-: most rapid growth. As soon as thistob3.cco' little over a year ago Colonel Southern Tobacco Journal says

Philadelphia Grocery World.At is topped the rootlets seem to Henry Curtis, of Quincy, visited this that a tobacco grower from Connecticut -

-, extend rapidly outward,:and the re section and explained to the people came to Florida four years ago
!' desirabilityof planting tobacco. with a total cash' capital of $300. Jleengaged
Lakeland, Monday night before maining leaves come to quick matur- the !
last, there were twenty-nine hands at ity.Then,often, in a few days the, The farmers were slow to take hold.A in tobacco culture; and' fe-bffl

.t work:until :30 o'clock packing and whole plant "fires" from top to bottom few energetic fellows planted small three crops made an average profit

loading: strawberries'? ,into refrigerator ,:so that it could easily be ignitedon crops. Dr. Corrigan, of St. Leo, of $1,750, and is now in-tiaay eke' ,

'the hill. Just across small stream planted extensively, and the Bade stances. c ,. .
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'Fa tnepjf! T.tfuekc'ti ruin, the crop in open culture, partic I '
ularly if the cold Occurs when the crop 4A, KILLS SCALE.

is nearly ready for market. This can

s Lettuce Growing in Florida. be prevented if the fields are covered '

I ., BY 'S. H.; RECORD A. with cotton canvas.. Nearly all the 'nuupnbieiiLLUSTIUTION THRIP JUICE
successful have attained their
growers
Within the pastfewyears the busi--
ness of-cultf\ vating lettuce in winter for success by,(providing such protection.But i Is Strongly Concentrated, and when
the expense for covering and lumber J ; I Diluted Directed it makes
shipment northern ,markets has I as ,
for the frames is considerablesome
i- sprung up, in.Florida, and until this i ii I j probably tIle Cheapest Insecticide .
and the cloth
( $500 per acre), .
it I" in the "T orld.
year, proved quite profitable, at rots out in two or three seasons, sotbat' !
least to few who had rich and moist 1
a
:.; hammock land, and who also had apractical'knowledge"of some who previously had covered: ,KALI Otl OMKCC- vM fc Used in Florida for 13 Years.- :
several acres.were last fall,inclined to .
pecial1)i'ecUons" ML.w
how to grow risk their in culture and I.:_::_::_:,.-:.:.... --.W't:; .;:: 'r._._. __ .
this kind of a crop open as N.... _>., ..:_ ;;;t2t o Z .
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crop. a consequence, the freeze of January : :7:': .' 1 H. B. MARSH, General Agent
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The winter ": : .... .
; of 1895-6 was, on the 'if." '\s". .::=t-Si;r: ,;.r .
destroyed the unprotected lettuce, i : :r..:'I:.'$ gj'a.. > I
whole a favorable winter for its cul ;u Okahumka Lake Co. Fla.
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; which !: 'tr.
was nearly ready Jor market. ;;;a ?
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ture and remunerative for -;' -- i
prices .
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,, were .
i ..tL merchants.iu..n.
But if one thinks to the nMaKEs : I Soid by. many
the best quality of stock, and then for escape perilof ;:
some that'was grown without canvas cold, and at the same time the expense HAMMOND'S SLUG SHOT WORKS,

covering, and did not happen to get .of canvas covering, by locatingo FISHKILL-ON-HUDSOH, NEW YORK.
,severely injured by frost Of course : far southa-not,to need the covering L .,
he will encpunter the opposite
: the plants'protected by canvas covering should attain the age of a full grow tion companies for nothing,and boarding
; peril, too great heat, which is almostas
made the finest lettuce and it
j was seedling orange tree, they could neve themselves, as most oi the lettuce
certain ruin
to the lettuce, if it occurs -
the lettuce in frames that estab.
grown have been this winter
form a marketable sized head of le growers doing ,
'when the is
for
lished, the reputation of Florida grown crop nearly ready and has often the
been before
tuce, to say nothing about the nece. as case ,
market, as is the frost. When nearly
stock i in the northern I.
markets. But
times other kinds of
sary crisp and tender characteristicthat at on crops ship
headed, and the owner thinks he will
greatly exaggerated reports of the give this plant its deliciousnessa : ped to Northern markets. At the great
have a fine to ship to market his
t. profits, which only a few of the best crop result of rapid growth. No plant in distance Florida is from the markets
., > hopes are often blasted l by a few daysof
I Ilzed
: iR growers, having the best of soil, real- warm weather which sends the long list vegetables grown by whatever the vegetables grown and
.' ; were circulated over the State his very the market gardener requires a richer shipped, it is only those of the best
lettuce
all to seed or renders
>r and country, andreiterated: with con- up soil than the lettuce plant. The rich quality, and put 'up in the best manner
the heads loose and
so soft as to ,be
stantly increasing figures,: until the unmarketable. The weather in South est acre of land that' can be found in that will, pay the heavy transportation -

;, ,Florida farmers went wild over it. Asa Florida in February and March* and Florida or any other State, needs to. charges and leave any profit to
result thousands of the farmers heavily fertililzed each and every the grower. If there is no l local mar-
not infrequently in is hot
planted lettuce this season, and most January, if ket where be realizedfor
!> year f it is to produce a good crop of something can
enough to ruin the if happeningat
of th m.on.land that was totally unfit crop marketable lettuce. The writer has second rate quality of stock, it had
,this critical of
state the plant. In
to grow,this"crop, and who were themselves land as strong and as fertile, naturallyas better be thrown away instead of being
fact, the heat was great enough this
utterly! ignorant.of,the.first conditions t& increase
any acre of the best hammock land shipped, freight chargesand
winter in"all
parts of Florida at times,
for its successfulcultivation.
necessary both in December and to that he ever walked ovef in Florida. diminish the aggregate receipts,
January, This land, particularly that on whichhe the sole result of shipping inferior
nearly or quite ruin lettuce that was
E weather in Florida the
fall
The -past grows lettuce has been fertilized stock.-Fort Myers Press.
was too,warm in all parts of the.Statefor just at. that stage of growth where with from $100 to $140 Worth of good .-.-( .
.. lettuce to make solid heads until cool weather was absolutely essentialto Distant Markets for California Veg"
stable manure, on a single acre, in a
it hard
about Christmas time, but by that time give marketable heads. single year and this repeated annually etables.. .

". most of .the early sown lettuce had The writer has been a" practical let- for the past twenty years. According to a report recently made

t gone to seed, or, at best, made but soft tuce grower in open culture, and under At Arlington, near Boston, where by the secretary of the board of trade

unsalable,heads. The market forget glass, at the.north, for more than most of the lettuce is grown that sup there has been a large falling off in the

F ? tuce, 'limited even for good stock, was twenty years. He has also grown let. plies the cities of Boston, New York shipment of California vegetables to

crowded with poor lettuce, and prices tuce in Florida, as far south as latitude and Philadelphia, the soil has been eastern markets during three years. In
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'dropped below transportation charges, 28, ten years ago,and knows whereofhe manured after that style for the past 1893 there was a shipment of 7000

,: :except for the very '''best quality, and affirms. Last winter, 1895-96, he 150 years. It would astonish an ordinary ::/ carloads of vegetables, while three

ti the best but little more than paid forth spent the entire winter in Florida, and Florida farmer to go there and I years later the shipment of vegetableshad

baskets',in which it was shipped. visited every lettuce field that he see what crops that soil produces, and fallen to 1617 car lQads.

Hundred' of acres went to seed without could'hear of in the State. So also how rapidly they grow. Two and three A San Francisco( contemporary un

making heads and became a total again, the past fall and'present winter: crops of vegetables are grown in a sin del-takes'to account for this loss by the

Moss, unless the owner had a large flock he spent four months and a half in gle season of open culture in New En- operation of the Wilson tariff. That

of hens, or some other stock,to which Florida, traveling more than a thous- land climate, and. .five' crops under measure had but..a slight influence, if

he could feed .a part of it So the and miles inside the State, visiting the glass, in the year. A single crop of any, on the shipment of California vegetables

7 losses this year,on the Florida lettuce vegetable growing sections, carefully, lettuce under glass on our highly enriched / The year of the greatest shIp-

,, crop are probably greater, in the aggregate observing the lettuce growing partic- soil will fill just three times asmany ment was a better business year than

,than all the profits made last ularly, as he did one year.ago, watching baskets as the best of, Florida any of the succeeding ones. That

.. year,'and perhaps in ,all the previous it through heat and cold, throughwet lettuce-growers get on the same area would account for some part of the

., ;.......:.; ;years. ... and dry, and on all kinds of soil under canvas, we growing it closer to difference. Another reason is to be

It is only;on the richest soil, and and under all the varying methods of gether. And'ours in open culture ((12X found in the'large shipments from Flora

this heavily ,fertilized, that lettuce culture.To 12 inches apart) yields twice as many ida. When the orange crop failed in

'., .,growing can be made profitable. The an expert much that he saw baskets as they claim for their best that State, the people sought to mitigate -
R :1 ,lettuce plant also requires a great deal\ would have been ludicrous, did it not crops in Florida. But in some partsof the disaster by turning their atten-

i .. of water, as much or more than celery, border so closely on the pitiable ; to Florida there are limited acres of tion to the production of vegetableson

: ,and yet tbe.soil-must'be well drained. see the scores and hundreds of in- land that produces very fine lettuce.If a far greater scale' than had ever

'Therefore,to.make lettuce growing a stances where the lettuce-infatuated those located on the best of' these been known there. Many averted

'uniform success in Florida an imga- farmer had rushed into its culture, l lands will furnish themselves with all bankruptcy in that way. They could

r ting plant is an,absolute, !necessity, for when there did not exist the faintest needed facilities (canvas covering and tide over the years when no oranges

:3 ,even the richest and moist hammock shadow or even one condition, of the irrigating plants), and then apply the could be sent to market.

t. :lands, 'where lettuce'gr
yt 'liable,to suffer by lack of moisture growth. No matter how poor the have ever deemed it necessary, it is the advantage of nearer markets. They

tl :* 'f sone time.during the lettuce growingseason. soil (but the poorer the land the more possible that these few may find the could place their products in the

Another serious drawback to theyseemed bent on starting into this culture of lettuce fairly remunerativein New York market and in all the other

:complete succeSs with this crop there, new enterprise), wherever he crossed the future, provided, however, that great cities of the Atlantic seaboard in

iJ' w :w the_cold, :for-,the winters in Florida the field he was sure to find lettuce the .lettuce infatuated farmers, who two days or less from the time they

.;. '-\H only time when:lettuce will head plants set out, from a few rows to an have no suitable soil for lettuce, shall were taken from the fields. The Bermuda

Pl and the only'time when it can be acre'or two, struggling in the hot and subside, as to this crop, and leave the men made only a small impression

< ;shipped the northern markets-are dry sarM for an existence. Were it field to those who have. Otherwisethe on the early markets. They

,, k z'a moet,,,certain to be swept by cold possible that those plants could be, Florida farmers will find that theyare could send*peas and potatoes to New

.: i-- >."*Ate, tat greatly ;injure, or wholly. kept alive where. they were, until theya simply workingforthe.transpprta-, York in the last days January. But
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?-,, ;: ;Idte' Florida men'really had. the call. Strawberries :

:: While, the l loss of the orange crop in arrrpr0rrEi- Oranges on Ice. ...i .

.:_ that State was of,considerable advantage Co1tq, cor The celebrated T. &T. Strawberry Refrigerators -

to citrus: growers of.California, I \ she, are the universal favorite of Florida '
growers.. Perfected after years of ?: : '
experience -
in remarkable difference
.it resulted a .
r DIA are heavy feeders of Potash; I Give good service for good fruit I
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on'tie other side the BOWZ Z co r4n'r .
to
: : vegetable grow. and tJJ $. Potash exerts a marked influence TP.UBY &: THOMAS.
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e here. The Florida men hunted A Sore,Safe,Quick Cow for theao Starke, Florida. .

'.markets everywhere. They could get WOUb1eIfa on the..quality,and quantity -

; their! produce,into the markets' less of the fruit Florida soils

'cost for freight(and they ,had some advantage sin iei being largely deficient in Pot- J. STEEK1ER SEED ED., iWtii.d .

in an earlier season,. ,The tar. MARY -T.' FROTSCHER, PresIdent .
J did, not'make an appreciable'differ ,(nounr bins'.) ash, a heavy application of a Successors to .

:ence.. Uaqd Internally Externally.\ fertilizer containing not less Richard Frotscher's GravlerStreet Branch Store!
!1 Two Sizes,.23c.and COc.bottles. than ofActual Nos.518 and 520 Gravier St..New Orleans,La.
T, Some of the garden men here are, ....J...]. "J.O. 12% Importers and dealers in Flower, Field and
"still on the towards small fortunes Garden Seeds. Grasses,clover, bulbs, seed po
c way tatoes and fruit trees in their season, Conducted
E in,the shipment, of rhubarb; asparagusand Potash by relatives of the late Richard Frotscher. Order
, overthe where they will not grow, both as fodder through Richard Frotscher's manual of 1896 or
other early products
for stock and renovation of the soil send for one free.beading.

,mountains. But the Atlantic markets Afa a hay plant, green forage and land should be ,made. The best,

in the will
step into them four days in advance grown. It often grows to a height of ten proves state bear

pi the California grower. But for two feet, but a heavy stand dwarfs the height testimony to these facts..

l: :-years past'Florida.men have sent to and makes better hay. Horses, cows, All about Potash-the results of its use by actual est. f dealers
mules and sheep will eat nothing else so
periment on the best farms in the United Statesistold
i this State. for, oranges by the ,carload, long as they can obtain it. Horses and in a little book which we publish and will gladly! I
while they ve made the principal difference mules,leave corn arid'oath untouched until Bail free to any farmer in America who will write for it. i everywhere
.
: .noted by the board'of trade in the last bit of beggarweed hay has disappeared :- GERMAN KALI WORKS
the'shipments vegetables.-Oakland from_ the manger.. It will! 93 Nassau Sc.NtW York, ; FERRY'S'De SEEDS
,. fatten stock quicker- than all the grain ,
! Tribune.- they can eat. As the darkies of Middle orange groves from ten to twelve feet 't risk the loss of time,labor and ironed
I' high >. 3B2fete. b1plantiDlf8eed.otunknowD paal
Florida "De old broken down hoss
say it1. The market 18 full of cheap,
! dat won't fatten on beggarweed is past Desmodium Molle is an annual and unreliablUeedL nRIY'IIUH .
.Desmodium Molle-Florida .Clover- area)wan the brt '-
; prayin foh t' It can be sown broadcast there need.be no fears of any ,difficulty I if aabetitate.Seed:do Annoal not accept Fm..M. .
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Beggar Weed. 10 the cornfields at time of last working, in eradicating it, unlike Johnson grass, D. FERRY A CO., .
H. 0. HASTINGS., -- and give a crop of hay; far more nutritious should there be a desire to abandon its DetroitFAIRVIEW M.. h.
I than the best timothy hay from tfce cultivation. If planted in the field at the

As the time approaches for sowing, North, or can be sown as soon as warm laying bv of corn, it will not overruh and
this Southern farmer's substitute for the weather begins and cut twice. The clean twine about the corn as will the. "
red clover of the North, and which ranks seed will germinate at any time in the while it makes a better fodder, antsroots

E next to the cow pea, if it is not. its equal spring or summer, but the rough seed and stubble are an equal renovatorof .
as a forage crop and soil renewer, we does not germinate before June if sown the soil. It is not so liable to the root PINERY'Choice .- :
} ,given illustration, of the plant as it is early.: knot should there be any' fear of it., .. ." .
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seen growing in the field and a full deg .
,- The 'editor of the Florida Farmer and With beggarweed and the cow pea, -1Pineapple '
ti :Bcrintionof it for the information tof our, the Southern farmer who cannot raise ;
,Fruit Grower 'on-receipt of a sample of . .
.readers who have not before seen it. ; atfalfa
the seed, thus describes it: red or crimson clover or has all
i the of the Northern farmer
-- "It is seed reminding advantages
a very pretty one .-
for fodder and soil renovation and he is
great deal of red clover seed in size and -
not.wise if he does not avail himself of
L color; plump aril, heavy in the 'hand,
with the gloss of freshness and sound- them.-Southern" Ruralist. S :
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ness With a home-made seedsower in Plants.O :;
F 'Is Culture of Cow Peas. ;
front of him, we see no reason why the ...
JARED G. SMITH U. S. : AX/I3.:.--- .0, :
Florida farmer should not sow this as a Dept. Agr .. ..
staple crop no less regularly than the The bunch varieties are the ones which >

Kentucky farmer does his clover. It is, i are best adapted to growing for hay or .
Smooth Cayenne!II! Home Grown!Ui :
in fact s the clover of Florida even .u\ore i ensilage, while the runners and trailersare
than the cow pea. We saw only the Other valuable for soiling purposes or for t ;' ,

'y day in Alachua county a mow full of this turning under as green manure. The ABBAKA PLANTS A !SPECIALTY.ter

bti4 Florida clover cured as bright, green:and length of season required for maturity also 4r
appetizing to a cow as any clover we-ever vanes greatly, ;the bunch varieties, as a
saw in the North.)' rule, requiring only a very short' season. F. N. PRICE, :.'.

It requires six to eight pounds of the The feeding value of cow peas, either
wti P. 0. Box 449. OfeLANDO FLA. :/
clean seed to sow an, acre and sixteen green fed as ,hay, or preserved as ensilage .
ti- I. pounds of the seed in the hull. An early <<), is; very high?, being considerably? .... .
sowing of the.clean seed will produce a above that of red clover. Cow peas require -

tir crop of fodder sufficiently early, if cut a deep, rich, sandy loam, although HOME GROWN/ /

about blooming time, for a heavy crop because of their strong root system, theyare w '. '
of the seed clover to grow from the stubble adapted to grow upon almost any -

r! ( r to,reseed the ground and furnish fer- : soil which is not too wet. The ground Pineapple Slips \ \
tilizer.for a potato or corn crop the following should be well prepared and the seed ; ._, .
:"! year. should not be sown until the soil is thor- "

:For'many year the demand for seed I .An application of phosphoric acid and oughly the warmed."tubercles Cow the peas roots by the meansof ; and Suckers:: 1;

=has been much greater than the supply, potash will greatlyincrease the growthof on gather ', .. .
,indicating that its cultivation has -been plant and< production of seed,but it largo" amounts of nitrogen from the air, Ottho Following Varieties \ ..
,extending and that it js worthy of trial in has the ability to draw the nitrogen it and also pump up large amounts of valuable j'
fertilizers from the
; all parts of the South where red and needs from the air, and as often as grown mineral is subsoil. Fort( SALE: :
crimson clover 'and alfalfa cannot be will deposit a surplus in the soil. When the stubble plowed under after _.
the crop has been removed, these valu- & .
grown. It is by the use of just such a crop that able fertilizing elements-potash, nitrogen ABBAKA, PORTO RICO, EGYPTIAN K i" t

: The:experience of the farmers where it the poor or the :worn out farms of the and phosphoric acid-are left in the QUEEN GOLDEN QUEEN RIPLEY -: ;,, -"
has been introduced indicates that it is South can be brought up to a producing surface soil for the use of succeedingcrops. {*
r destined to be to the*Southern farmer of capacity that will pay the farmer for his At the Rhode Island Experiment QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE, PERj j f._ '
;, more.value than red clover to the Northern work. There is nothing that will cut "*"
;' Station the total crop .of green vines per NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH. ', .' :K. "
agriculturist, from the fact that it down fertilizer bills.-like this. acre' was 35,000 pounds, containing 157 wSsg" -

analyzes more protein (muscle and flesh The most successful germination is ob- pounds of oitrogen,1O9}pounds of potash Apply to .' i-:

formers) than the red clover in food for tained when both soil and-air are hot aud 31.2 pounds of phosphoric acid, andthe G. 0. MATTHAMS. -'' _:_fi ' ; ,stock,that it produces greater tonnage to and moist. Seed should be sown broad- additional quantity estimated to be -,,,,, ,' }'::
the acre than red clover and that as a cast and harrowed in. It is cheaper to contained in the roots was 17$ pounds of Florida.Pineapple Company ;.fi.. ;,..
legume it ,possesses all the capacity of usethe-clean seed while with the 10 .of and 15.5 ,. .'.. -' "';...-, ,
rough nitrogen, pounds potash, Or to .* .. "....:0'....., ...'
clover 'cowpeasKand' other legumes for "" .l;
it and not acid.
you'may get good you may pounds of phosphoric MADDOCK "
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drawing nitrogen from the atmosphere; Anyone paying! over 40 cents a. peck for The pea may bo planted as soon as the ; -, ."-,* ,R ff :
p 'and in vine and root'8ecuring that' costly the average rough. seed offered gets a poorbargain. ground is thoroughly warm., and a crop West Palm Beach FlyBard "
fertilizer, 17$ cents per pound in of fodder taken about plowing time, and J.
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.the soil In reply to inquiries as to "Giant Beggarweed from the stubble will grow a crop for seed -";,
It is adapted to thin soils and a hot ," we would state that we have and for fertilizing the soil. It may also wood unleached ashes are always:S-

climate'.growing where alfalfa, crimson made considerable inquiry, and fail to be planted in the corn field at the last valuable and profitable if they caB be, *

clover, and ,red .clover: have practically find any difference. Any beggarweed Slowing, and the crop grown without purchased at less than $10.00 a ton. :--

.foiled, and"haa proved substitute for .grown on the stronger soils makes to the com,.thus getting three Are you utilizing the brook tbM rye ....'
'any one of these valuable products in all ("giant" beggarweed. We have seen crops' from the same field in-the same through your farm? __" ,
of the Golf and Southern seaboard States plenty of it this in landS Mares to :- .
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) *"Si. ,; : C; : I- take no stock in talk of persons who of starvation, and are unfit 'for the wnwuuuulpUtlt rlNitnnl -. r' .'

,, -:. :''\:. .of .Poultry, recommend feeding this or'that to prevent gridiron. ,One chick that has been ,, '

.. 'i.Ji! ...;.. '_' ... 4. -- :-:..., lice. ,Let me caution you in ,one attended. properly and fedfor some e.O' Y PUll ,

_' ;IMt$by 8. 8.hLUGY.-ApoPka.l'la.. thing: Never put grease of any kind particular object will pay the owner 2t STYLES.

:, .. : ',;: ,.: -- on a sitting hen or one about to sit- more than four that have-been..allowedto BEST and CHEAPEST. U ,

.,_. .'Sterility, of. .Incubator. :Fowls. and why?, Crease will prevent eggs go as they please. E and Catalogue and,full treatise on iprarinv fruit
vegetable crops mailed free. Adores
:a
'i' 0: from hatching. Sitting hens are.treated A lazy man will! make lazy chicken :
:Notlong'qo I heard a curious theorelative I WM. STAHL; QUINCY, ILL. I'
differently, tobacco leaves or stems and a lazy hen will not lay and will LuIuuIUU UUUU saipsuuuuunnunurUnuunam1JMAKE
the
t -" :ry: to ,breeding of poultry, .
:
P 'which, may be' of 'interest: readers placed in the nest and the hen dusted break up the business. One has to

with insect powder safe to use. This devote all the and tact to the M
} ,_ 'of, .this:column: It was. this.. That : energy
:,r' fowlf which are hatched artificially by has'been fully described in an extract poultry business to make it. pay tha'the

= 'i incubators' are useless, to'breed from, from my circular published in TheSouthern would to any other business, and alack

Farmer on February 20. of care means sure failure. Study
tsy fr-prbgeny are invariably, crip-'
the essentials of the .
(*. malformation. Having'now succeeded in getting'rid fowls and satisfy
pteg'or: suffer from-some,
this of lice, and if you do what I say their wants. Give them the care you '
1 The' gentleman.Who put[forward
idea advice he in this article you certainly will, your would like to receive i if{ you were in IT UNANIMOUS.
:was no, as rears annually -
: : Teaago a Michigan Farmer
:_about'' a ;thousand ,chickens by next step will be to look to your own the same situation become interestedin rage fence,ana"afterwards took an commenced agency, lie using now
.I i chickens and lice them and attend to them. and boasts that he can travel over 35 adjoining farms
terests Raising Try
:. "...01'ncub tors'Vh n ,first' he without going off Page Territory." He hopes to
time is therefore make them for kind- furnish two more,thus"nllinjc traps"and making 43
,started he.was:told of- this peculiarity at the same, unprofitable; repay you your consecutive farms using Pager Yon will find par
put one of those big names on ness to them, which you can do if you ticulars in March"Hustler."
of iincubator-hatched but
poultry t ; PAGE
? WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian.(Mich.INFORMATIONS .
:, laughed at.the very'thoughtbfiuch a everyone of them and smother t) em. do it in the right way and you will

... '.,thing;f.britafter a.couple 'of'!' years of First'get a shallow box, 3x4 feet and not only feel happy and contented for
; ;
,'I .ezpeiiencehecame: .to the conclusion about eight or nine inches deep and the fowl will repay fourfold and shell RLRf

that;,his;friend. :was quite'/right, and fill it with dry road ,dust or coal ashes. out eggs as a reward, whereas if youattempt Worth It's Weight in |j| |j a Us,
and address on a postal cam we
'BOW all,'the_birds he uses,as breeders Be sure to use no wood ashes, or,else to run a poultry business with- wutJiyonhow: to make the best wire fenceon
< birds will have feet, Put out the business earth,horse-high bull-strong and
} are hatched under' their natural moth. your sore : understanding your pig-tight attheaetual w oleBalecoetu wire.I
Co tn.- .' this'box.in a sunny corner under the hens will soon mope and droop and Ritselman Bros I3oII.Ridgevllle, Ind.

: -1 should l ke'to hear(from those who shed and the hens will keep them discourage the owner to ,such a degree -

", tine:incubators as to their opinion of the selves free from lice.. A pound of sul- that he will withdraw and nev- MONEY' MAKER

J theory. Personally}(;Lara rather phur,added to the,contents of the box er attempt to raise hens any more.- '
scepticalat will,make it dead sure. Use the Charles W. McQueen, Richmond thrUtjlndostrlous ban-ill' about her fD
'any rate; all the incubator-_ grease VA how to mate mono} from poultry
!and kerosene mixture, on the rooSt County, Ga.Shelter. Guldeforl887.
hatched that have bred from
for
; poultry : >age ;printed in co ors'best plane!
every"two weeks and .kerosene: > 4 house remedies and recipes
plain *;sere
'Dai _ :t ,'any deformed chickens., The':principal = otenas, you isb'oras may be neces Sitting Hens. aevgoazs'r.. .,Ex 31,rrceport,&].
.1 i 5. sary., Those who dropping-boards Put the sitting hens in an open shedor

.cause in' incubators,of Crippled is the'chicksihatchingotiirvt of under their roosts will find that air ahy other sheltered, location. Use
the
'in transit after, jarring have been slacked,lime will be sufficient to keep soap. ffor nests, open atone end, W, t '
or they,
eggs so that the hens must walk in the
house and-hens free from lice, if some on
the machine. variation YOUR MEAT
placed h\ ) -
thrown this board. I the Make a yard of lath four feet wirer.
,on use eggs. pusESS
:. in temperature during the hatch long two,feet high and two feet wide !IUUID EXTRACTS
fine lime. It is.thrown '
pulverized on Fog
,
is the malformed chick. CIRCU
J also of
cause utg.E.KRAUSEa&BRQU1UCliM.
:;; enclose the box the end of which
the board with a trowel, making a ,
Garden Australia?
Oen and
;n. ,Field. clean sweep of the Aboard, and not should be open so as to permit the hen
< "UP-TO-DATE; *
;,, '- JandProfltiD: My Poultry. Yard.tf more than two shovelfuls, required.As to come off or on: at. will. Provide

the hens fly up on the roost the' food water,and a dust bath for each

-" =Are there lice in your houses and lime dust is, ,raised.and then settles hen, with a cigar box -in which oyster a
SP'PR
"- .ar-e'your..hens'alive.with them? You shells bone and charcoal ,
down on them. Of course, when thereis ground ground -

'did not follow the advice given on 'a season of wet weather-J I do not use mixed are placed. The dust paid. WiU spray a 104ure( & '

this subject a year :ago; that is the the.lime. bath is important. Simply scoop out per day. 73,000 In use. Satisfaction,are.

I< long:and_ short of it. Let us therefore place the floor and fill it teed or moner refunded. lll' 'd Catalogue and .
a on ground
Treatise to wanted. Ex- r
on Spraying
Lime is also when there is
good a
: go to work, at. once to get rid of with fine coal ashes sifted. With this elusive territory given. 'Rapid sellers. Many' :;.
tendency to colds in the head. It of from$10 to 815 .
them our agents are making per day. -
and arrangement: the hens do not.disturb P.O.LEWIS UFU. CO..li ull.CatAJdll.11.Y. "
; *Clean up first Get.all.the; filth,out cuts phlegm cures a cold quicker each other and,but little! care and attention
than anything else. I have discovered
houses. whitewash
of.your Prepare .
The hens
are required. can
toVhichyou} add ,handful of salt this on myself when applying the
: one dust and exercise, and they cannot loridaOranges ,
lime. after this and
treatment
If
and ono of crude carbolic acid
.ounce, leave their nests When the, chicksare .- .
:= .removing the droppings daily Lands .
"" and stir 'well. Then start to.white. your hatched these lath runs be .
d{ : h; !henhouse inside and from the dropping board it does not may
wa out
outside the chicksa
5 to
:your placed ,so_as give ( I
house free from lice
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keep
;o : Work;it-well into the crevices. Don't your you chance to forage and grow. :

be saving but just slap it on. Do the have succeeded in raising a breed as ..- '
.L-' ; which ...... Boii :
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i; #< :.saineto.the nest boxes. Dig Olt'the! During the winter season do not forget ./ : t
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4 oi1j ;your poultry, about ing on steel rails-literally honey- the poultry r quire'green, food of [nvestnients ,
inches : in fresh
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vowhens. of Care For the ,Poultry. younger, are Theyare Address,
Prepare a mixture one-
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i '. half keroseneoil: and warm it Catch alLothers as destroys all lice and lucerne, ) twice a week.green There(chopped i is noth GENERAL PAtSCNCCR ACENT3THETROPICALTRUtII 1}

:' your hens ,and, grease ,each one under renders the chicks free from these like for rich (LINE,
ing putting
and rub into.. feathers deadly My chicks are all in green grass a .
] : ; "wings:, some the pests. ; color into the plumage of your birds. ""JACKSOMVILU. FLORIDA. .'

;,;s on top: .of. the heads. Take a two- healthy condition, and are apparentlyfree It.beats all the spices and condimentsand

',: 1 '. iseh brush, and apply this mixture from lice. r 'am feeding them
-:, : keeps the poultry in splendid JACK IT ILL TRUES. .
; called emulsion the bread crumbs milk plenty of
,: ( ; by some) to roost ,. green health. "A farmer should be able to construct everything
; ,=-,," oo all ides, Repeat, within a week, food, cracked wheat, gravel and let -1w Deeded the arm"(?) If he wants a wagon buy a few _

:: ,::.:/ and ifr there are further .signs of lice, them have free access to cold ashes The great quantity of fish being tools time Is spokes nothing nubs-"he eUoes.can't.afford etc.and to help make support It. His big a

'.repeat again! ;'..:One, application would and sun; also supply them ,with cool taken from the lakes in and adjacentto factories. The average'farmer' will advise you to
"tell that to the mschtes: but of them listen to
;- : =C.: fe* Hrfkwat,;but there are eggs which fresh water at all.times. Taking into Orlando is incredible. Many fami-- Just such arguments. .on, the many fence question. Ar.

:; r:'lfSft batch at:dijf elf! periods; and asbalIu consideration the thrifty condition of lies use no ,other, meat, and the mar- they wise? _' -

.' l-s:1 JOB*,, yetdiscovered just how the chicks, I do not .think judicious met men 'note a difference in their PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,term,'".

:-. t;. bmg I t' takes to" hatch ,;:a,'louse egg feeding .an expense ;nd would' much sales., Besides a pecuniary saving .

rrnllcontinue_ 'to" hatch until l all rather see-a well and highly fedlot of the fishing furnishes a vast deal ,of Up to two weeks of age chicks can

(':= _,-< mod;;;aad- .'therefore, .it.''will lie chickens than a lot of chicks that sport to those who have the time to stand confinement indoors; after: that

; \: : "" m\to\ 'repeat; the'dose ono! or:i hav -been deprived of their necessary spend in that diversion.-Orlando Re- they must be left out during nice '

f, _.twkM. ft.,dfect..the demed're&ults.. : I food,and allowed to undergo periods porter. weather. _
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:. ': Five'years.ago there.were & few l little That Bread.Box.. r ':"",&..i'
hamlets the Indian river with For Our Rural Home.
along ,
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here and there an :occasional l orange .Aj% tin bread box keeps the bread I .,....!..

.of grove. Today there is a ]line of cities and;cake much nicer than an earthen .'".", ;S

s, all the,way to;Miami, connected with jar, but by all means do not make one ---4

,... one of the best equipped and best managed box do all the work. Have a smallerone .

f f: railroads in the Union,and a good for cake, else the bread will smell FRUIT' CARRIERS' ,.,-e-'."''.

steamer-line extending on down to Key of the"latter, and even become tainted ,- ...
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c West: "In many of these cities may be with'the sweet, making it quite unpal-- The Standard of Excellence. I

= found hotels the best in the I atable. .
f! rivaling Send for and Prices from First -Htinds7 .
whole world, and all this the work.of These boxes should be thoroughly Catalogue < ;

one man.--St. Augustine News. cleansed on baking days. Throw,ina SOUTH SwrMfc Co. PmRSBUROVA\\ ;;;:>;i---
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handful of pearline,-pour over it :f;
There is one species of the finny ". ". .' ." .n .."
dissolve then '- -' -- j
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b boiling water to enough :
tribe in :these waters, the value of 'N.
which is. not .realized,by the average cold to make it bearable for the hands, :'1

L citiienand that.is the genuine sardinefor ,then wash it,out. soon as they do to swear, and are school 4n the city, and in many of,the :' ,::
After the suds is turned
which we pay $25 per hundred out pour equally Addicted to both vices. Thereis schools in the cities and towns' .' :'.
boxes 'from French factories. in a good quantity of clear, boiling '
imported no dispute concerning the injurious throughout- Country. The same 1
k "Prof. Chase is an, authority on fish, water, and shut the lid ,tightly to effects of tobacco upon the growing plan! is being developed in England, ."'B. ,|

and, ,after a thorough investigation, allow the steam, to penetrate .every child, and the only difference of opin- with every prospect of success. _'-;J

pronounces the species found here superior corner.. ion is as to<; the best means of repress. Everyone appreciates the-power of' 1-.

to those imported. He further After wiping dry, set the open' box ing the cigarette evil. In various association in keeping a boy or aman >-.J
of doors and air. Never
laYs the waters .are swarming alive out- to sun States legislative enactments have been true to his ideals. It is far more ? :-1
bread cake into tin while it is
with inexhaustible quantities of them. put or tned, some of the laws merely forbidding potent than restrictive legislation, -/J;
still also do wait until it
r not
tTampa Tribune. warm; the sale of tobacco or cigarettesto which has often even an opposite tendency ;"Jfi
dries it if left until .
"' Mr.J.M. Pitts, one of Orange coun- up, as for might cookies and ;even minors, others prohibiting entirely among the weak or the obst.- "

,ty's boys.was.inthe: city,Monday from ing. the Jars careful attention doughnutsneed each the manufactvre and sale of cigarettes nate. The establishment of these > i

Palmetto on.his way to Oviedo, where time they same This We question! however, !the practical leagues promises well l for the physique .t.i If

T he will spend a few days,before going but little are emptied.time and process'takes working of laws of this kind, and believe of future generations,.and they should ...:|
to visit his relatives at Vardosta, Ga. by following that much surer results can be be encouraged: by all who have the--H

J .t He gives a glowing account of Palmetto it one need never MRS. ha mouldy. WHEELER.food. ,obtained "by working through 'persuasion mental and physical l well-being of the |

y+ where he.has spent the entire sea J.V and example upon,the boys them- young at heart-The :Medical Rec %,_
-', son.. He says the place has doubledin PSI S. selves. In a number of cities anti ord. .,:.,' 3'
Anti-Cigarette'Leagues. have been organized > .< ,. "' :.
population during the winter, and cigarette leagues ;;11.
that.it is impossible to rent a )house Much has been written for and among the boys in the public and par. The old story of Prometheus _j

there;'consequently those who gd there against the cigarette, but it is really in ish schools, and, according to the testimony a parable. Prometheus was on terms ':4j

must purchase a lot and build in order itself an innocuous little cylinder, of both parents and teachers, of intimacy with the gods. From J

3 to have.some.where to live.-Orlando admitting that any form of smoking they have already been the means of them he stole fire, and gave it to men. '1
For this sin he bound the
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incalculable
.. Reporter.One tobacco is harmless.It has often accomplishing an amount
of Mount Caucassus and A
vultures
been asserted that the tobacco used in of good.A 1
of the evidences
strongest yet were set upon him. They only ate .., |
cigarettes is adulterated with opium well.informed writer in one of the
tobacco time stated that !his liver. This grew again as fast,as ',:s*
and other noxious drugs, but this is daily papers some ago
it was pecked away. Are his sufferings .".... the of the habit
' Meade crop last week -for $1.50 per very improbable as regards the cheapersorts spread cigarette among
pound.. The amount of f the Cop'sold for obvious reasons. It has boys had been so distinctly arrested by to be imagined? r
Take moderen of'
was about 30,000 pounds, and the Fort been said that the smoke of the burn- means of these leagues that there was : a interpretation
the There is
ing'paper is injurious to the mucous every reason to hope continued effort parable. no cooking -4]
Meade realized
1.25 a pound "
parties *:
fire. In and
without cooking eating ||
membrane and the air but would eventually succeed in stampingout -
netwhileihebrokers
; .sold to the.manufacturers passages the mischief lies. The stomach is I
't professional and not a the vice altogether. "In many of
for $1.50 per pound The many singers I
the bowels become
the schools he said "the overtasked, =
Cuban Tobacco Growers' Company few laryngologists smcke cigarettes entire at- "
clogged, they cannot dispose of the 1
without mosphere has definitely improved.
habitually experiencing
started as an organization in November any food that is them. The -I
deleterious effects. The truth of the Boys are more attentive to work, are given impuri-
with *
1895, a very.small capital
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ties back on the liver. Then come
up
and practically they have already matter is that a. given amount of tobacco in better health and are fighting fora
the vultures-the torments-the
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smoked in better and rugged, raan-
earned money'enough to them a cigarette probably young
repay ments oC a diseased liver. Dr. Pier e's 1
for all expenditures the con. works no more harm than does the hood.
,including is.more
s -- struction of curing houses, irrigating same amount in a pipe or cigar. "Organization among themselveswith Golden Medical'Discovery ,* J I
than equal to the vultures of dyspepsia
plants and many other valuable im The evil of the cigarette is that it a definite purpose in view has and its kindred diseases. There is'no I
Courier-Inform affords short smoke and it is often doveloped .an educational value.
provements.-Bartow a I
need of from
more, suffering dyspepsiathan
Within the leagues athletic and literary :
ant. lighted and wholly or partly consumedat there is of hanging one's self. tl
circles have been formed and
With twenty-five cents as a ruling odd and frequent moments when a Sold by all medicine dealers the world I
price for strawberries in. New York, there would not be time to smoke a great force in elementary education II
n Boston and In this it offers I availed of-the drawing forth of the over. ... *
cigar.
Philadelphia, Chicago way a temptation -- --- |
such like points, shipped by the refrigerator and the opportunity for immoderate -I best that there is in the boys throughone We learn from our growers'that a I

4 ,. boxes,this is exactly the way indulgence in tobacco. If its use common impulse, by means of a number of groves near ,Daytona-and I

the:matter pans out in plain figures: were confined to adults there wouldbe sentiment created and maintained by Port Orange promise from one hun- 1

Transportation, twelve cents; commission no necessity for any crusade againstit the boys themselves." dred to five hundred boxes of fruit '.t.1

,two and a half cents; picking ber- and our, duty as physicians wouldbe The members of the league wear Mr. James Carnell of Ormond informsus J

ries, two cents; packing berries, one; fulfilled in warning against ,overindulgence badges, which remain the property of that there will be several thousand I

cups, with ,losses, half,a, cent; total, in tobacco as well as in the particular school league issuing boxes of the golden fruit to ship.fro J

1 eighteen cent Left to the grower for alcohol or ice cream or any other them until each member leaves schoolin that,point, he estimating the crop o( I

berries and'his labor, seven cents per substance which may be injurious to good standing, when, having earn- one grove at five thousand boxes..- I
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_' quart:. Of course, where all the work the mass when taken in excess or to ed it, he retains his badge as his own Halifax Journal. _]

of picking and packing is done in the certain individuals when taken at all, property. If be proves recreant to Messrs. E. J. Reel and A. G. Jackson -, I

family, he'..realizes. three. cents more and in emphasizing the fact that cigar- the cause, his decoration is stripped have an abiding faith ia,,the I

profit. Now,'when the berries sell for ette smoking'often l leads to such over from him, and must.be won back by future of orange groves, and they ate. I

.h twenty!cents per quart the expenses are indulgence.The consistent observance of its obligation. showing their faith by their werk*. I

Just the same,minus one-half cent commission evil lies, however, in the abuse i These badges are. prized as a Just outside the city limits Beat 'HK 1

: ,the grower clears only two and (for here all is abuse) of the cigaretteby Frenchman prizes the Legion of Honor home of Mr. W. E. Hudson they are I

a half cents per quart,and under twen- boys. In the ante-cigarette days it and the possession of one is a very setting out a ten acre grove .R'iDiib I

,ty centshe gets absolutely nothing. A was'rare to see a juvenile smoker under .- strong force in keeping the boy true matter there is every. reason to elkverthey .

.... ,glorious prospect this,with a large crop sixteen or eighteen; years, but.now to his promise. The leagues-are now are acting. wi&ely'-OIi.tiot I
on han .-Plant City Courier. the veriest mites learn to smoke asS established in nearly all the grammar, Reporter. 1
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... 1L.p $100.:/;/The;milk, butter;and meat raised -

., 1_(' '7'- ._' from it worth $100 more-$200. Now W. WI.WK1NW& SONS ',.
'.:{.41u ot" Flesh.. ; and the. Reason. add the products of the, little farm $200 Are offering a Choice lit of the, Beet Varieties of Orange Trees for the season of 1806-1)7.) '
'"J < .t. more for cotton crop (([corn used on the AU of our Nursery Stock Is it* years. old:with one and two year buds. AU Budded low
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%picture of health i is Mrs.'Ferdinand in the South has killed thousands. Consumption Selections and Early Planting will prove the most successful. Prices Low. :: f

....Jd.w.ho''resides;,: in..one" of the has depopulated us.. by thousands Send postal for Descriptive"cataloguo to : >:. '. j
spaibnen in the Hamill B ock,/at Ogtofifettrg -' ; and 'mean whiskey by the thou- ,R.'VST.;HA 4KI11tlR & SONS :. ."
Georgetown Fla <
< + N..1. ;Yet for years eho.:'has sand; the three together, have reduced <-: .!' I
VxmaimoetaninTalld. .,_ ,*' '! the population more .than,all the wars. .' ..'-'\ .... .-.. 1 -- .,...-...;.; '. ,
'_*I,aura; to_Offdensbnrg from Montreal, I ,Now what is the remedy.? ,Life in ;Mexico. t; makes it even worse, our only excuse', *'. ','

P,.Q., four years'ag ."-':said".Bhe to a ,report It is this, reverse the engine, tear up Mexican being that everybody -
r.*> :Previous to coming here I wasteryskkaad the track and save,the freight. Drink no home life is unique. It :' goes.
z' my life wasdespaired/ of. more whiskey,fry no1 more hoguand with differs very! ,essentially } from thedomestic What the game of golf is to the "

:r I,wcia.first taken with: ,',what was thought milk and butter and vegetable, a plenty life of the Anglo-Saxon; race, Welsh;,football and horse racing to

to:have,been,dyspepsia;: Then my.k d- the year round start life anew. If that for it is founded on respect' r J>atei1ts.: the..English ; the curling game'to the
'. $'rflsye! ll.V8v1I18 great,trouble, and ,oh', Igoffered life could ony be lived, in the.South to sweetness Scotch; la crosse to the Canadian andbaseball w'
untold.misery, the third generation there would be no There is a and a.charm, the States

r, ,:'r;.hH' tell yduwhat: was the matter more consumption no more drunkards, about a .well ordered. ,Hexicap.. .home, or cocking-raains to,
.with:,me: but I.know tbatfor eight! years no more short lived people but the aggregate which ,IS'a revelation 'I suffered from tortures almost indescrib- of human'life 'would by the fourth people who.have "inbibed a false idea) where, "In a strange inclosure, wide ;
'able.;= 'I Waii confined to bed. several be Braised to hundredyears. with side
my: generation one seats arranged on every 1
of.f here. The
matters wbmeji pf< the
month, and'everi'after.:I was able to be where thousands can a, view obtain of
drwedd.and to ,bearound the. !, .house' I If our acre garden were planted in cotton best Mexican families are naturally ofa objects on the inner plain where
ooeH do nothing.; it would make three bales worth $90 gentle disposition, !but 'they command ,
:; ;uthad, severepains! and adragging; 'or $100, but it would deprive us of our obedience, and rarely) spoil their matadores with weapons keen and ..

down feeling in my back and..hlps.: I living, which is worth intrinsically more sons whom they idolize.: Th'ere'al scarletcloak, to plague or blind the 'f
would get up in the morning feeling muchrarettred thane. the cotton, for it gives us but monarch.of.the cattle kind, engage in ,,
> than when went' to bed, had' health, it i ;gives us pleasure. Our doctor exceptions, they are not enough1 th told: cruel game that some say is 1

mua appetite; ;Wan:extremely: nervous, so bill does not amount to a dollar a year. to. break "down the general l social** .the nation's shame. The bull fights 'ij
so, that;I- involuntanly,'jumped at Whiskey, the frying: pan and taking discipline.As i .
every.no18e.cou1d'do:: nothing and ..wasMdfv.diecOuraged into the human stomach such food as seem cruel, barbarous and bloody, .,?
: ; Then' : 'grippe took would not digest in a flint rock pile, is for tbe girls, ,noreputable Mexican i- but everyone goes and so .will you. :
bold of me j doing and constantly doing its work of father or mother would allow for To say that you have "done" Mexico .- .

"Sev physicians treated'me at different = death. I have not the means of knowing moment the thought permittinga \ and yet not attended that country's \ .. .:
times, but they didn't seem to help when a reform will set in but hope it girl of any age to. be on the streets' national! will but :'
sport argue yourself
me as",1 only grew worse. :'Finally the willbegin this year in every family; if so, after dark unless accompanied 'by'an; -
.hit'doctor in attendance told me he could then the writer will be well, paid.-So.Ruralist. ah indifferent sight eer. After .the :;
'do'npliiing'for me.as mine was a hope-: .. 4 older person, a U"usted'ervant or crowd has assembled and the arena '

law; .ewe_and I could not live long. -A '" elder brother. .So, even among girls'of :sprinkled' with, water thrown from ..

". ,."About that time my mother wrote me Beware, pf Ointments for Catarrh the humbler classthere 1, is no street 'pans, the court gates are opened, the .

that she had read of a very similar case I that Contain Mercury strolling in the evening. They may, band. march in, generally playing a
ito mine th had bedi cured Dr. Williams' :
by in weather to the alame da
'fink'Pills for Pale People, and asa as mercury'will surely destroy the sense warm go national air, followed by four men on
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;* last resort I resolved to,try them. of smell and completely derange "the or public park when there is 'a'band horseback. behind which in gorgeous .
.-Two boxes were taken before I began whole system when entering it throughthe concert, but always under escort. costume proudly walk the matadores.
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to feel I any real benefit. I continued taking should mucous never be surfaces.used except on prescriptions They may go to a tertulia, or evening After 'saluting the dignitaries, judges .
them,until I had used ten boxes. Inewdo party but with 'some ? per '
the competent then takegfi'their
from they
reputable physicians, as an d'audience, present
work eat and sleep well
Bet nervous my own'suffer;'no pain in word, damage they will do is ten fold to thegood son. They may dance, mildly} flirt, : gold embroidered silk wrap :
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can possibly derive from them.Hall's such occasions but they are always .
'.- lam well. you on ,ancI toss it to some chosen fair one in
ax .,*'Before: I was taken sick I weighed Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F. under the. watchful 'eye"of a.relative. : tie} audience,to keep until they shall '
& Co. Toledo contains '
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J. Cheney no
190 peunds and was quite, strong but as There is of 'freedom for '
mercury, and is taken internally, acting plenty proper ..have;finished the,fight.TheEbulls .
my strength left my weight fell to barely .girls and larger l liberty i the '
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the blood and young ? let.in side '
directly upon mucous surfaces are through a :'
100 but today it is 141 pounds
pounds; of the In Hall's cities than'formerly :but :tjiey are not
andl'feel better than I have at timelor system. buying door and the instant of entrance .isdrnamented
s fifteen years past any Catarrh Cure be sure you get the genuine.It allowed to run about,without escort,= :. by having barbed arrows

'H;Tee,;I think ink Pills are an excel- is Ohio taken internally F. J. and made& Co.in Testimonials Toledo and a very careful: ,eye. is ;kept upon ';stuck., 'in his'shoulders to which are

Je8t'J'6IIi' dr.. ,They have done much for free., by Cheney, them'by parents and>relatives, ,even to I'fastened gay rosettes with waving
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:: <._;;'Md I :have recommended them to distant male cousins. Such a thing as
ay friends,'some of them have used. them W Sold by druggists;price, 75a per .streamers.: These only serve to infur-
with beneficial results." bottle."BRowN's. 1 a'young'girl,or young woman of any ate the' .bulls 'and cause them to display
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Df.WiHiams Pink Pills for> Pale People character or family".being uponftJ; more visciousness.
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we''nota; s patent medicine in the sense 'relieve.BRONCHIAL Bronchitis TBOCHES"Asthma will street at night, alone and:unattended, :Jf a horse is disemboweled or crippled .
quickly ,
thfttname implies. They'were first compounded is unknown. Your daughter to '
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Catarrh and Throat Diseases. Sold only goes by the bulls and several bulls .
L as a prescription Used as visit friend iri the afternoon and
In boxes. a kiljed in a dextrous manner by the- :
such in' eminent i
general practice by an .
.m.. stays to,'tea. Then the gentleman and matadors the is pronounced
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physician. So great was their efficacy sport
tat it'was deemed wise to 'place them Rural Mail Delivery. lady of the house; the .gentlemanalone I good. Ladies unaccustomed to the'

y. : within'the'roach of all. 'They are now INSTEAD of spending a quarter million or any old servant brings her, I sight often faint at the hair breadth -,

manu& etured by the Williams'; Medi- of dollars of the people's money to'get a home.' escapes of the matadores and the blood ..
dat Oowpany, .Schenectady, N. Y., and reputation for great g5Herosity--hpw( '
for who insult the animals.
And it from
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as young as spurts
loose
Mid In in
we boxes (never. form by generous oui Congressmen. are with "'
4; the doaeu'or hundred: and thejpublic are other people's money-and) millions and girls and women, ,the remedy is usually .' 'Tis a sight which one cares to see ,

ttttttoaed against numerous imitations millions of dollars on ostensible "river a sudden and fatal one. In milder only once, ordinarily.

told:in this shape) at.50 cents a box, or and harbor improvements" to improve cases the newspapers give minute When_ in Rome, do as Rome does,

lk boxes for$2.50, and' may be bad of all small rivers and creeks in which the descriptions, of the 'satyr" who has and though you may leave at the first' .

drtitfiftts'grMed.Cto..WhWe or direct. by mail from Dr Wil-' : would common they people not better have give little more interest atten-, insulted a lady, and the public is asked blood spilled yet ,it is a sight' all..

.' _. tion to the subject of rural mail deliv- to.take warning.The should'witness at least once.. .
-F Pan ? the The meat of the bulls killed in these J ,
i I !. and ,Frying vs. Health ery etiquette regarding protec
,- Campbell's Soil Culture remarks: Thisis tion of women from molestationandinsultis fights is given.to the soldiers, and in
end '
_ : Prosperity. no special f vor.. The farmer has justas the This "
divided
such as prevails in/the Southern places among poor. >.
-of introduction I mail the
?By way to you, am an much right to his daily as
'= old Confederate,twice wounded, and left dweller in cities. The dollars and cents States of 'the American Union; is one reason for the perpetuation of

> ODefegat Gettysburg: and returned home argument is not to be considered in this There is no fooling\ on the streets,:in the"custom.. '

.." ', to my'wife on,one, leg. We.have raised matter Our mail system is not a money the theaters and public places with English is taught in many of the :.
r three J healthy'children since and given making scheme. The object is to accommodate respectable women. There is some- great public.and private schools and
two of them a collegiate education. the whole people, and surely the
l left here of the old Spanish idea in all families where private tutors are
thing
"' .:" : .iYea might ask how could we do that farmer is not to be forgotten. In Demanding -
--,. :' .,; tdn support free rural delivery the agricbl- of the sacredness pi 'womanhoodandthe charged 'with the education of the- ,,

'0'-- ., '. The mower' is.,ready. In addition to turist is only asking to be given his line is sharply drawn between children. Many parents wHo know no

'- '-" tin Jferafwe have kept milk cows'enough share ; there is no special. privilege in honest women and.the other kind. English insist on its being thoroughly .
,:' to furnish)milk: and butter, enough for such a request.. In speaking about the amusements taught to their children, considering it
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4. fwrtly! and meat butter- .
>:: ': L udL $142,7dbOQO have been paid during the of the people our readers ;will naturally essential' of modern education.x

:':;.".::' : /_ .2ttt( 1f8v- "a rich one acre garden, past.12 years for imported cigar leaf tobacco expect ,a description r. a Mexican time is thirty-six minutes

.,. :=, at with. .table manure ,every People are beginning to think bull fight, and we are'ashamed.to 'say slower; than :-pur time, and the people

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iJ 1 Frier aal :.FruitA. :Grower cents. The lettuce'shipped bptkhouses! I the orange .andi. lemon-growing sec DAMARALAND GUANO.. .t w>\ '

,, .' ;.-" ,." = -; -3J was exactly. the.same.and arrived,and tions, and our fruit growers along, the .- ''\ -""" ":

;, "' .Weekly 'Ne>W spaper:published at '16 Mainsheet sold in:New York the' same day1: East Coast should inquire into the An Important Discovery. ,,

'. Jacksonville This'goes to snow the importance merits of this invention. -Indian One of the most important items an.."..->

i using great: care.in selecting a commission River. ,Advocate. bounced for many years in connection.
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'..,. .For One Ycftr.....--......... ,.<(....!..v;!. house which oflered to aell'strawber- as,the new patent process for crops and the like, is the discovery: -
0 ,: .Wor Six Month.................. ..II/,1.00 ries fora commission of.five per cent, making money-in-New York. An "in of a new deposit of natural As '
; ..., Xs 1' CoQutriei ........... .<..... ...'3.00 and we found"that he was'a five'cent vestment trust' announces to the readers must be aware, since guano..the-days our

man in'all and satisfied I I:rural world "We do care when the Peruvian deposits ,
: arSubfleiiptions in all cases cash.in respects, were not whether were wholly
"t ''advance... No discount allowed on one's .to ship the rest of our strawberries_ to!, the stockmarket' advances or whether been or] in a manufactured great part exhausted, guano has

own subscription(except in a club),but ''a. ten-cent man, who. got prices ac. I it declines; we make money for you in chemists who have artificially devoted their by clever'time, ,
liberal commission will
all cash
agents cordingly. either ..case.It This will talent
and to
; patent raise energy produce the nearest
all obtained
be allowed
on subscriptions _
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orangeswhether or scorches. chemistry allowed of.
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Write for terms.
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It has been shown that human and Yet, as:; with rubies, emeralds and other _
To every new subscriber we.will send, bovine tuberculosis precious stones, though almost.undetectably .
consumption -
( arecaused
: ) A Senatorial
,. dt.! copy of Whitner's "Garden- View of Free....Seed.. alike that which ]has been turned ?
by. the same ,.'and a number -
: .. big m JflOrida. For two new sub- germ *
Hon. S. Pasco out of man's
United laboratoryjbas
- f.s.'j scribers, at $3.00 each, we will send of instances are given of, cases of States Sena: the production of never: equaled
nature.. to
,r postpaid, a .copy. ,of Moore's "Orange tuberculosis in .which the cause of infection tor"from Florida, writes us as follows: matter in a more familiar form Or, take put,the for_ .
1 have received
Culture." could be traced., .. your: letter ask- instance,, an artificial food for infant life -

a Rates of advertising on application.. 4ProkRoberts'of ingme: to vote against the continued of all'classes as compared with healthy

Remittances should be made by check, distribution seed at the expense ofthe'Government. mothers milk,or note the chemist's skill
; 4- : the New York'' stat in being able to imitate a corn of wheat
postal.note, money order or registered
letter to order ofJTASMSJt tion cites many experiments that(go to "This to thousandth part of a grain, so thatno
distribution has
been
..!: AND show that in ninety-nine cases out of goingon microscope or aIialysls'can detect it -
FRUIT Jacksonville GROWER, Fla. one hundred the failure of plants or for a great many-years, and up to from the real thing. There is something
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',Chaa.ThDaCostaBusinessManager. trees to give a maximum is due the present time the objections to it lacking in each of them that nature alone
yield
have can impart .On the artificial food infant
.. come mainly from the large<< seed
to a want of sufficient rather f
moisture l life not
p houses that does thrive so well as upon na-:""
claiming it interfered
"\t OONTENTS."i than of sufficient plant food in the their business., with ture's sustenance; whilst, as'for the corn
.. soil. This is There is much to commend of wheat, however close the imitation it
e ......:. a strong point in favor ?
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,' of in in the purpose of this distribution simply will not germinate. And just this
irrigation even humid climates.,
: :.--4 The Tennessee Centennial: .... .....310 which, as I understand it, is to all-important difference most, and,always

/ ,GKOVB ANDPeach o&cseiiO.n...nge. Fruit Worm; encourage the experimenting in the will lie between chemically: prepared -

Borer Treatment...,...............,211. St. Augustine has the promise off a improvement of seed and the produc. fools for plant life and the fertiliz

I'IIfDY-The Pineapple Tariff; Possibilities o busy and prosperous summer. According -I j t tion of the very/b st of era that come from natural sources.
Piueapple.Culture.....'.. ..............;...3ii to the News there will be quality vegetables Hence the vast importance of this discov- ,
and some .good results have ery of new and extensive beds of'natural
Baltimore Pineapple Canners Protest.......212 $65,000 spent on the city water-works, I! followed, although it has failed to accomplish guano (which we have surely no need to

TOBACCO-Advises Against AU Mineral Manures; $20,0,00.in cashing city warrants, -all that was hoped by those remind any one is the accumulated droppillgsofseabirdsspreadthroagliout'some .
S ed'Beds in. Gadsden. County; In. ,Pasco the'Cordova is to be entirely remod .
.. ..*.... ... .... who established it. The practice commenced '
.Countyr..... ... .. .. 313FARMER eled for an house General thousands of years), at gape Croas.Da- -
T AW bvCDJt-Lettuce Growing In apartment : long before I came t6 Con- maraland, West Coast of Africa, to all interested '-
; f Florida;Distant Markets for California Vegetables Schofield is to. have a large winter gress, and.I have found it to be very in agriculture,the news of which'

a ...'... ...........1......_........_...213 house erected, a number of cottages acceptable to the gardeners and vegetable has been received with utmost satisfaction '
Ii. are to be built near the station by all honds.
etc glowers of our and < ,
?t1 .Florida Clover or Beggarweed.; Culture of Cow... State you :
.peas.. .................................'\.;..214' .. are the first, person representing the The special feature of the new deposit ,.
A winter resident of is the fact that it con tains ammonia phosphates -
POULTRY-Sterility Incubator Fowls;Play anProfit Daytona, who('farmers{ and fruit growers who has and in well '
potash balanced
In My Poultry Yard; care ,for the seems to be familiar with the oysters i ( Poultry ;,Shelter for Sitting:Hens........4t business on the Connecticut coast II I j its ,
,, to continuance. I am not at chemists it has been found that the greater -*,
{;; Ora, RURAL.HOMEThat Bread Box; Anti-Clg-: outlines in the Gazette-News- a schemeor s. j present disposed favor part of the phosphates and ammonia

t % arette Leagues.........;.................4I s raising i immense quantities. of this;J]I in this practice, but hope any the change subject: are soluble in water? and as it contains

: WhIsker, and Fryingpan Health .and:Prosperity important bivalve by cutting canal I will be" discussed those who 8.67 per cent ammonia, 36 per cent phosphates
Rural Mall Life in Mexico among I and 3.64 cent potash it
; Delivery; the per will
across peninsula to the Hali-
2Ii'lCDITOJU&LOyatus'n give are interested in agricultural pursuits, be seen at once that we have here one of

the Halifax;A Senatorial! i fax.two'outlets to the ocean instead orone. and if it is their opinion that the pres.. the best guanos everintroducedt and one' "

'.. View of Free Seeds;Damaraland Guano..318MAJLKKTS | thereby i increasing the percentage ent system is objectionable and shouldbe which reminds us of the early days of '

..; "; Hopeless Cabbage Slump; Forage of salt in the water.._ He.shows by 1 \ discontinued; I shall be inclined to raw Peruvian. Some of the principal agriculturists -

K Subjects;Sugar Beets ... ..,...............4I 9 an array of facts and figures that the respect their wishes." call it an ideal in England fertilizer, in of speaking the highest of it,

Weather and Crops--Government Bulletiq.:.::32o natural advantages of the Halifax in i "Yours very truly, kind and it undoubtedly should prove
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'. A:Texas Calf Story; Root Knot in teltUce....222 this direction.decidedly superior to "S PAsco" specially valuable for early potatoes and .

..Interesting'Facts About Ramie.....;....... ..324: those of.,the Connecticut coast. United States Senate, general garden cultivation. And this, '
L. amongst others, for two very substantial-:
1.1 Washington D. C.
reasons which mast commend themselves
} Weather, in Jacksonville.' There are few,cities in the country March,23. to all intelligent minds ',
that This letter shows the necessity of ((1)) Its great solubility
boast
yt:. :' Week finding March 31,1897. can the possession of so ) as exemplified,
L': ". -' public-spirited a mayor Daytona is plying our Congressmen with personal for instance' in the fact that whilst con- :

.' -,;':'-;- N d a .lit; S.9 I a' likely to have. At a recent caucus letters, giving the true rural view of{ taming over one-third phosphates, these .
'"t.. CATS.fMch. .- 9 .s ,, Mr. C. G. this matter. phosphates are nearly one-half freely disc,
,:,,, ,.-' OCt OCt :Ii :It 0 I =- h Burgoyne was nominated to solvable in water, owing to their being AC-
,,' - -. that office by acclamation. Mr. Bur -* in the natural order of things, in exactly -:
; .35v....... to 62 6i"49 IS. 88 the form for
right the most desirable
jJf .oo6 goyne, thinking little could be H. 'F. Dutton & Co. and :;
are
J h' ,3O......." 58. 66 'SI IS 58. ; 6 accomplished shippingall
6- ..... ...'/.1.pp 34 72 51 .28 63 .0 with an empty, treasury, made the cotton they have on hand to valuable purpose; the nitrogenous matter! ,' -
y ,s...!.... 54 bt 51 21 62 .0 too, contained in them to so large a de
4. ..,' 39....... II 66 7r 53 18 63 Tu' his acceptance conditional $1,000being 'Holyoke, :Mass.; Moosup, Conn., and I gree is nearly] all soluble in water,and the -
,. 30........ 68 70 77 65 ,12 71 T.
subscribed for Fall River Mass. The
u .' 31..;......, 67 '11 8r 67. .14 74 improvementof shipment em remainder in such form as to become ,
the streets if braces worth of readily soluble in the soil. '
-- offering, this wasraised $20,000 cotton. Theyare
Metn......... 59 65 12 55 18 64 '. o5! ((2)) Being so soluble, this natural
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." 'to supplement it with a gift of importing a lot of improved seed guaao k
-- Total irtlnfalL $500 for the;same purpose. Six hundred direct from the sea islands.-Gaines. is readily assimilated by plants of whatever -
kind and whilst the whole
; : A. J.. Mncu u. Observer.i dollars or' $700 have been subscribed ville Sun. combiwt- '
tion
forms "a strong, active and well balance ,.
i and Mr. Burgoyne has accepted The young peach trees in Messrs. .manure,".to put the matter in 00IIi'

We find the following in a' Stateexchange .the nomination in faith that McCormick & Hub s' forty-acre orange mon parlance a little of it goes 'a long. .;.: .

:. ."P.; S.. .M rgani who,hasa the required balance will be forthcom. grove are bearing this and I way,thus accounting atone and the.... : '_, :,;
year, time
for the quickness of its action ad; -
-.truck .farm near Alachua lake, recently ing. give promise of a considerable crop i in perhaps} above all, for the relative: sV&ftH-, :;L'-
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shipped lettuce: to two firms,in May, June and July, as there are four nesa of its cost "Y*,::;, ... -
New York One. of them T. P.: 1 Mr. C. Stuart The Lawea' Chemical -" .
was Bailey, a well-known kinds of trees, the fruit on some ripening Manure Cottf*; .:.jiI-
Wallace, of.187 Reade streetwho_ s91theaettuce d 1 inventor of St. Augustine informs us earlier than that on the ,others. ny, Limited, are the sale'rnTicibflBloiialf "f'-.1: '

: ;for: an advance ,of 75 cents' that he is about to patent an invention There is scarcely a tree on the place Islands for the United and the Kingdom of"the rhmnil f
guano be I
"' :: :7 per'basket over the: other firm. Tliencouraged i s that /Will prevent freezing of without some fruit. The can hmpootedat .::.
w orangeand'JemoI trees, from .the depots: of Mc,T. W,Le BUtoea-er .
Mr. ,Morgan. ,l and he sent trees, no matter how fiercethe the Glen St. Mary Nurseries, Vere Mr. P;Bailhache at any time. The cargo 10

another.shipment, a few (days'ago, di i: ,wind may blow.> If this,proves to planted December before last, and are 'j just discharged in Jersey from.theborqoe_ ',

:,yiding _formerly.. Again T.; P. be.the success claimed l for it by M r. bearing in little over one'' year-Flor "ALERT" 18 in fine, dry,powdery co M-. .

i Wallace; .sold for an advance of 75 Bailey,.j it ,will revolutionize things ins 1 Philosopher..' that tion,if and it has confident a'fair.trial hopes during are {jxprsssed&e eom7 -,':. '

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maid for it ia the future.- medium 20c to -60c;;'Cucumbers, Florida , i

Cantata Tbomw,,of' the'". LERT,".it ,'per,carrier,'2.00 to. 2.50; Egg plants,

BMQMM 'added ,;'personally saw,the cargo Florida; per half, bbL..box 1.00 to 2.50; FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA ..

dog oat frOrii.th ':bird hills"! .in'Damara'Und per bbL crate or bbL 2.00 to 4.00; Lettuce,. ,

swdbrodghtdirect: : from thence to Florida, prime,'per half-bbL basket'1.50: : .,1,

that us:{pauinenesft. can be as- to 2.00fair; to good 1.00 toJ.25: inferior JAcxCsoNvII4LI. ;.j

a"80 .the'cost of transport is thus 50 to 75c; .Charleston, per bush. .bask., The Oldest National Bank in the State. ,

blf=!lessened; 'andwe: 'have fall 750 tol.25; N. C., per barrel 1.50 !3.00; .,;

authority i.Lawes' CbemicalManure: Peas, Florida, per crate'W. carrier 1.00 CHARTERED, 1874.: OHARTER EXTENDED; '1894. :z
Company Limited,for saying that all future to 2.50; Georgia,per crate, 3.00 to 4.00;, ,
By conservative, liberal this bank baa ,
coafflgnmente will be unadulterated String beans, Florida 2.00 to: yet methodJ1 achieved the highest reputation for solidity ;
pure; express 3,00; strength and ability to meet an e demands. ;
and;unblended' with. anv'manufact.ared .- freight 2.00 "to 2.75; Tomatoes, Florida, We bay and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own :F
nb taDee.' per carrier, 2.50 to 3.50; poor to good, 1.50 drafts on all part oCthe world. I.
There evidently! a'great future before to 2.00;Key West; fancy 1.75 to2.25; poor favors We shall invite at a all visit times or correspondence receive intelligent looking and careful toward attention business relations, assuring you that youi _-

this natural, fertilizer; and in no' place. to good 7Q to 1.25: .
ehonld.its valuable'properties be more "-w. wPhiladelphia JAMES. M. SCHUMACHER R. C. COOLEY .

iated.than"in .oar':own:Island! 'of Markets. President. Cashier. __. f

feney.Jereey:,Press.:. Strawberries.. "15c. to 25c. per quart,as Safe. Deposit Boxes For Rent.S_ ',- <
The importance of the above information to quality and condition; some defective

becomes manifest'id consideration ofMite sock Belling lower ; Cauliflower, choice t .
Act:that the, Cubans' use:almost ejchshely ; t xj;-fancy per crate or basket. 4.00 to 6.00 ; the cabbage in other parts of the country, Bradley Redfcta Eugene B. Rtffltld. 5. ;11

guano asa manure forvtheirtc. Ordinary, 1.50 to 3.00; Green peas, 1.25 but their efforts have been a failure, as ESTABLISHED iSjI..

'bacoo,: aod fare the'moSt successful tobac-: to 300:. ; String beans, 2.50 to 4,00; String the markets everywhere were almost as REDFIELD & SON,

.p".Jn the world. The Wilson and beans,' wax, 2.50 to 4.50 ; Tomatoes, ripe, badly crowded as' Philadelphia. Large
'Tooroer Fertilizer Company, who:"are always 3.00 to 4.00; ,Soft and ordinary, ripe, 2.00 shipments of Florida cabbage, for exam- Commission Merchants '
.;' on tie:alert for the"latest and best to 250; Green, 1.50 to, 2.50; Cucumbers, ple, went to Norfolk. Va., but found no
c ; cfifoovwiee ,in:,their, department, have 5.00 to 8.00; Beets, per 100 bunches;3.00 sale for the reason that cabbage from the -AlfD- -

-':: wcured a J Jot'of thia guano and offer it to So 4.00; Squash, per orange box, 2.60 to North can be shipped there to sell at a Fruit Auctioneers
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: the tobaoco planters of Florida. See their {.50 ; Egg plants, per'orange box, 2.00 to much lower' price. A carload of the Florida ,

Y cord in,the "cheap. column." 3.50;'per barrel, 4.00 to'7.00; Cabbage, stock came to Philadelphia last week 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa
:: 1.00 to 1.50 'Peppers carrier 2.00 to and was able to bring only 75 cents a hun- -
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.; ,Ii. L dred as against the freight of$1 a hundred. We!handle all kinds of Pruitl and Vegetables, '
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""' 3.00; Lettuce, per basket, 75c. to 2.00;
There is also considerable German cab- either at pritate sale(which has heretofore been
4 Celery choice to fancy bunch 75c.
] Markets.v per ,
to 1.25; small and poor, 'per bunch,'20a bage Philadelphia. A whole shiploadof our custom) or by the auction system (recently
L' a. to50c New potatoes barrel 5.00 to this arrived last week. Most of it this added to our business)as you may desire. .
; 'per ,
_ ,:!..:.. .,.1''. 7.00. year has come in very bad order which

;'f ".''f' .. r;jAOKflONTILLE. .. .. PApril, .,'1897., BEDFIELD& SON. baa greatly injured its sale. The German -
: is in favor for of cold
} ...FBUIT AND PRODUCE. .. : cabbage making; .
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QUICK WORK
Markets, slaw pepper sauce and such dishes,being
.. .Corrected by Marx Bros., .. Pittsburg 1 ,
hard and firm. It has, however
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<" ThWM\iut.svmft\ quotations. Extra chokeUteMeli -Strawberries,., 25c. to% 800'L; Ordinary, very little flavor this it In selling and paying for Fruits and Veg a
t.: price*..boYe'op quotations while 150.to 16c. CabbageFI rida large crates notwithstanding etables shipped to us is our motto. Wl;
.' poor sells in the open market at 25 to 40 percent GIVB GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
;'s;:IoNalltl6wltt., 1.25 to 1.35; crates, 90c. to 1.15; 'Toma- more than the'domestic product.It FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER

1'"onaiei-alilornla' NaTels.......... 4.00 toes, Florida; extra' fancy, ;3.75 to 4.00; is expected: that two weeks will see by BUY our OURS2I 40 years,VESt experience They are protected .
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.""> '. ." Seedlings...... 3.00 to'3, SO boxes, 3.50 to 4.00; Cucumbers, Florida, the cleaning of all the old-crop' cab- ing a dollar. Enquire to our standing
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; ; bbl 3.00 boxes, fancy, 2.50) to 3.00 ; ordinary, 2.00 and financial stability which bank
(......)....,.,.,........crate bage, whichwIH_ give the Florida stock a merchants mercantile any or
to 2.50 Beans extra bu. having
J 11--,............... box 3.00 ; wax, fancy, chance. It will have to reach here in Terify-then try us-WE BELIEVE reports OUR can ,..
.'....... .. 3.50 to4.00 Green, 3.50 to 4.00'Ordi- :
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:R (- .t .b 1.50tost ; ; better order; however or there will be no METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
brand.'..... .....,.. .04 to. .05 nary, 2.50 to 3.00); Peas, extra fancy, bu., sale for it-Philadelpiia: Grocery World. your name for our quotations. Stencil and
: ze .Plerida.,:..;.........each no demand 2.00 to 3.50: ordinary 1.00 to 1.50 Lettuce cards: free. letters piomptly answered. -
.Burbank.. ....... ........bbl' I.SO ; .
N &ai.........5 barrel lots 1.0 Florida Head,fancy, } bbl., LOO to .
? r ... .. sack 1.50 Bushel 50c. to 1.00 Flor- FRENCH & CO. .
i..a..u.f. > > : 1.25 ; ; egg plants, uBBowN' BRONCHIAL TROCHES": give ,
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5..ctlota. 1.20 ida small crates.1.50 to 2.50 fancy '
= .'Y [Maine erly roaeIetd.. fancy, ; relief in all Bronchial Affections: A 116 Warren St. New York
..--r. .. "' :Miaehcbron '.. 1.75 1.75 bu. hampers; 1.25 to.l.50 ; extra fan- simple and safe remedy. Avoid imita .
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:#Q- ..ua J-e----.I I'75 cy, bbL, 3.00 to 4.00 ; green peppers, Florida tions. ESTABLISHED 1835.
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.,.,....,...;,...buahel 1.50 bunches, 40 to 50 ; Ordinary, bbl, 1.00 In some previous numbers considerable
,;.. ....... .,.........!....... .I. to 2.00. baa been
""L:"* N ..4.' .'.>..........:. .....bn I.CO SoURS Bno. & Co., prominence given to The sugar beet has come to stay..
:c-, N ......... i..bu 1.75 forage crops. In the extreme South the
..:.-..-..!.............bbl 'I.S0 t. cowpea and beggarweed are essential Henceforward it will be in the line with

_.....Y:...'." ....:. ui.' .._ ._.........,.. oa \C9 ,Buffalo ,Market. factors in the feed of stock, and at.the sugar the cane universal in producing yankee the nation.sweeteningof It is

-. ,- Buffalo, N. Y;, March 27.Tomatoes same time in making the farm more pro- probable the legislation at Washington Tor '
TM TABLES POULTRY. be
AND, ductive. should with
are almost impossible to obtain, and sell They grown or the next few years wilt be in favor of the
,_,:.. ,Oarwcted.., by Dub do Robinson. precede a cereal crop. They can be sownas
4.00 for six home of
"' at 3.50 beets and
occasionally production
,;j M YaiU. ., ,......_.-....tUJh .35 to 40 readily ; late as July: and mature a crop. Do sugar cane
i.a.: L .!..'....*... ..!....... .JO .to 3S basket carrier, while green; etc., 1.00 to not fail to read the articles these sub until the hundred millions paid for foreign
_: -r .'.'_.'.'''.'*..:....bbl 1.50 1.75. Do not advise shipment of the.lat-: en sugars will be spent in. encouraging
:7(:;- ...:. ....!..........__ .JS ter. Strawberries have also become in this number, and if you are a labor on our farms. Even if it does not
;"' ;........, ........'- >is to .35 verypoor buyer of Northern hay quit it. The different
';:' ..?.. ..... ............bbl 3.oot04oDO indeed, and but few fancy berries considered the March and reduce the price it will increase the earn-
.. ...:;.;............. ..crates 1.205 to 1.75 arrive, bringing ,30c to 35c; poor, eUx, crops ing capacity of the people and its -consuming
;:-'i-. ...;.:,...;........;.._ I.SO to 1.75 from 20c to lOc. Cannot advise April numbers are good substitutes and capacity of other It is not
't-3 JNiBS....-.-........ ...... crate'a.oo' ranging can be grown more abundantly in the crops.
-'.:} """"" "..i...." ."....... .each .os to"' ..10jV the shipment of open'crates at all. Fancy. South than the feed have paid so always wise to purchase foreign productions .
., .f :..... .....r.each .03to .10 berries are much wanted, and advise you because they are cheaper; certainlynot
:;"; itui1 ,7 :,:,.ptt dot.bunches no demandz' shipment in refrigerators. Cabbage,very heavily for. # % J if it destroys the capacity to earn andconsume
bunches
:. -.,.: ,_. ;"..;.;.:.::,!..peTdox......a..bushel .75.15 fancy, sells fairly well at 1.00 to 1.25 per at home.. ..
,.:: ..!.....:.......,. ..'P. .. ..25i crate. Peas do not sell well unless'extremely Agriculture is every 'year ,becomingmore *
:. '.'E.--....--- .:'- ...--.... ,.30 : fancy, at 2.00 to 2.50. per bushel. of a science. You cannot farm..as I
:;' ...... .... .20 beans round your fathers did and keep with the There seems less partisan feeling in the .
",-.N:........;;;.. ....6.....:.. .2$ String very fancy, green, up and particularly in the
times. knowledge country South
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'/" -......., .u to30. any other,kind. Shipments of.anything should be the watchwords of the farmer. towards the new administration, than we
: .It.per.............. .35,to .40 that is fancy that can be got herein Agriculture needs brains and it is the have ever before seen. With the cx-

.:'..r.,:--s...:: .....bunches.*DMT dos no QttOftllQ.25;. prime order will result'as well as any province of the young people on the farmto perience of the past hardy \ the feeling

_.......;.,,.;...-...;.crate a.ooto3.00 market. BATTEESON & Co. supply them. Read and experiment seems to. be that any changecan
l'i;:...V.i.;...'..per bushel .73 Get.wisdom from failures as well as suc be for the. worse, and if prosperity
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c of selling his corn at 18 cents a bushel half of the seventy millions who have,
old Northern cabbage the of which
.r"-> ',..:.. ..pound section .10 crop '
..................batte1 3.50104.50 has'been the largest ever known. While fed it to stock and it netted him 53 J cents been sufferers.
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: -At ..N.. New York and the West have had an enormous lien. Get a good sire for your stock in From two to three million dozen eggs

=..4'i., .o ,New... yield. A good? deal ofthis' still remains the drove.In the.sty., i tithe poultry yard. are annually imported to this country
a .. York
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.. : and there is really enough of it and still the farmer complains of hard
.ff.-$.at WberriesFloridaiceboxesaver8to available to supply:the demand without Texas Farm and Ranch says : "We times. A well kept poultry yard, :with

iFtC ; ::20q common 'to good, stock from either the South or: Germany. grant the new President honesty of purpose improved breeds, would,take off slice of

$01deopen; : crates; fancy, 20c to The crop'of Florida cabbage is large ,considerable ability, and abundant hard times. Eggs are always excbang- '.

_./; >grime,'16o to 18c; poor:to this year,and very'much of the stock coming patriotism, and.if material things go half able at the stores for groceries or other

", #4c.Beets; Florida,'riewi'per to this city,has reached herein bad or way right underh1s administration- we merchandise, saving$.! the expenditure !of .
', ; per:bbl crate 1.00 :to.:: 3.00.; der.: The weather in Florida has been will not fail to give him full credit for the that much cash. Good chickens are in '

.: boaohee, 3,00_to 4.00; Cabbages, exceedingly warm and the cabbage rotted ability to see further into the political demand while they are the cheapest meat .

__._, LeO & L5eCelery: California, in the fields. '.The", Florida growers have millstone than we have been able to do a farmer'can eat. On the farm the hen 1

par taw t rtate: 75o ,to 1.00.; Florida, attempted this year to markets, fort oflate.... will forage for.a good.deal of its living s ,

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ri : WEATHERAND: CROPS ': vigorous growth; some tobacco plantsset Aurantia-Dry weather; two light

,, ,'. '. out and early corn satisfactory. A showers during; week; corn planted

-. :: Week' Bndinff. 'March. 29th- 1897., general; light: 'and continuous rain and making good showing; vegeta- .
''ai fredptiaiioni Wb.*' week opened would enhance the condition tomatoes bles look well.-Mrs..E. J.Quinby

with cloudiness and copious rains over squash, beans, peas and other Peoria-Rain on 23d; great benefitto

,F- a large section of the western and vegetables. This is particularly true crops; ground in. better conditionfor

northern districts. At many stationsthe of the more southerly tier of counties. plowing and,seeding-Charles D. Ff

rainfall, exceeded an inch, and Southern District :Miller. .

caused a temporary suspension of The fruit interests of the district Auburndale Light rains on 23d

farm work. Except light' and scattered need copious rains. The character of I and 24th; frost on 27th; no damage;

showers,I the ,absence of the soil over this section is such as to orange'trees putting on good growth;

.e. rains .ruled over the greater portion of demand! more moisture than other por good stands of corn crop; berries need F

.. the central and southern districts. tions of the State. Rapid absorptionand rain; some tobacco set out; beans and Shortest, Quickest,. Most Attractive .

.' Light showers favored the central pen stimulated evaporation are the tomatoes: being shipped.. -A. H. ;
'. insular section on the 25th. Except- characteristics. Already vegetableshave Zachry. .i o UTE ,

r :': ..... ing extreme northern: Florida, and the suffered for moisture, and pine Zellwood-Local rains-for first tour BETWEEN
FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH
coast district the western division, apples show its 'immediate necessity. days of week; crops much benefitted.J. THE

precipitation for the week was decidedly Light showers favored a section of the A. 'Villiamson.Linden .

' ". .' ,b low the normal,\ peninsula, but were badly'distributed. -Still very dry; two small Florida Genhal'and Peninsular

Tem -Thetemperature averaged Western District showers on 23d; corn all planted; NEW THROUGH ROUTE.

;' for the week about normal. .CORRESPONDENTS'REMARKS.. vegetables looking fairly well; light New York to Jacksonville by

; A cool wave was experienced during frost on 27th and slight damage to .New Florida Pennsylvania R. R. to Washington -

t the early part of the week for several Pensacola-Some vegetation injured cucumbers.-W. H. Hood. I Northern and }Columbia, Southern,'Florida Railway Central to&:

[. days, reducing the temperature below by cold wave and dry winds. Williston*-Two light showers' during Air Line. Peninsular to. all principal

r the normal, particularly over the Pear blight is visible in many orchards the week; not sufficient moistureto points Cincinnati in Florida.to Harriman JunoCincinnati -
and northern Over Bloom was heavy, but Le- is tion &
t western portions. germinate seed. There complaintas by Queen Crescent,
have lost all. Same Harriman Junction to Asheville .
conts nearly regarding -
I '. the former! light frost was reported. to stands of late corn and early. cotton Ash vUle & and Columbia by South

T "No serious damage,however, resulted. Millan. peach and plum.. Thos. Mc- .-J. B. Epperson.BoardmanCrops. Jacksonville- ern Central Railway&Pensnsular and Florida Columbia -

'- Western District. in fine condition; J to Jacksonville.

Heavy rains and high waters delayed Northern District. everything favorable;, showers. this Cincinnati to Jacksonville by '
Cincinnati & Crescent
: Queen : to Chattanooga -
! '. farm work in lowlands. Over more !McClenny Week favorable for week helped crops greatly.John W. and } Southern By to Ever-
and seed but Florida ette,Florida Central& Peninsular
planting germination,
: and soils Fife:
! i1 elevated sandy operations Limited to all Important Florida.
were prosecuted more successfully. bulk of crop is' yet to be planted. Grand Island-Weather favorablefor points. .

,; The greater portion of corn has been Everything now in good condition; growing' crops;, sufficient to bring Kansas andJackgo'vllle,City Memphis Kansas City B.,B., to Fort Kansas'Scott City&
i; planted and some sea island is being fruit prospect fine; trees full.--'H. L. corn up; drouth damaged .beans. to Birmingham Southern li'y
to Everette Fla. Central &
seeded Oats looking well; Irish.potatoes Reed. Ben Dowd. Thro' Line Peninsular to all Fla. points
good; early planted corn Archer-Farmers still planting corn Watertown. showers Louis to Jacksonville by
very
Cloudy good
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and preparing for cotton oats in good ; Short Line to Du ,
'10 doing finely, and vegetables invigo-. ; on 23d, which crops needed, but Holly Sp'gs 1St. Central to yin,
ratedby timely rains. Frost over some condition; too cold and dry for vege- backward *Boute. City, Memphis & Birmingham
I planting staple though
tables.-W. C. Andruss. crops to Birmingham Sou
I of the'western. counties on 25th did some corn planted; truck looking well J B'ylo Everette and F.! C.&P.
: little damage to corn and tender vege- Sanderson-Week gave hard, beat -E., G. Burke.: Sioux City 4 Chicago to Jack-
ing rains and cold winds, which retarded aonville.IlI. Cent. to Holly
Holly Sp'gs.Route.
: tables. Farmers working energetically. :Southern District. }8p'ga K.,O. M. & B. to Birmingcam
planting of j cotton and other Sou R'y to Ever
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.: 'Northern District crops; too wet for plowing.-H, E.. Eden-: Very dry; no rain, anti: no ette and the F.C. &P.Louis'ille .
&Nashllle to Rive
indications of,
this dis Thomas: any; pineapples lookinga New Orleans Junction. F. 0. & P. only
t Seeding was delayed over .
Payne Farm work progressing little bad for moisture; very little To 1 route with through sleepersJackao'ville
trice by continued dry weather, which, between New Orleans and
showers slowly; farmers behind in planting ]; dew for some time; :beans and 'tomatoes Jacksonville.
broken
however was by timely
some have part of crop planted]; drying'up; gardening'about "done TheF. C. & P. has 700 miles of track, In
'during week. The major portionof Florida running through the
for the T. E. Richards.
and weather has been dry, but nice shower. season. Tobacco.Regions,
corn planted; some up looking this week.R. L.'Thompson. i Bowling Green-Rain needed; corn Stock Farming and Dairy Section,
well. As yet, but little cotton has Peach and Strawberry Lands, a
In counties rain McAIpiri:-Farmers behind with in good condition; heavy Jihipments of Orange,Banana and Pineapple. Country,
been planted. some .
Jseans. S. R. Woods. Phosphate Bstt.Jlas
.. on the 23d was sufficient today! work. planting; good deal of corn plantedthis the Silver Spring and
\ week; will be very little fruit; Lemon week for Other Fine Scenery
Many the counties are yet embar- 'City-Favorable The Great Hunting Country. _
rassed by the results of the cyclone good rain; cool, but no frost.-W. B., ; vegetables and pineapples. Rain dur- Beaches the Noted fishing Grovnfo
... Block. Has the best lands for tillage, greatest vari
.. during last ,September, which pros I ing previous ,week and ,cool weather. ety of soils,In the State,and above all
trated trees in fields and now makingit Idlewild-Week.ended with showers. with light winds,beneficial to tomatoes, Runs over the Central RIdgeland
.to expend an. unusual .* Crops looking nicely ; strawberries eggplants and pineapples.-E.L 'Where it Is High and Healthy.
necessary Prosperous towns nil its route and it offers
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amount of-labor and money. As a ripe; lettuce corn and other Jupiter-Rain being needed; pine- the best freight facilities for any produce to

whole, the week was favorable, thoughthe products looking well.-Postmaster.1 apples putting on profuse amount of the Send Northern also for markets.the best map of Florida (sent
moderate cool wave of 25th and .Hildreth-Nice on 23rd.. fruit. Planters say every thing in free) and note the A..O.HAoDONELL.G.P.A towns on its route.

r ; 26th giving light frosts in ,some secons'retarded'growth started corn to come up; planting shape ot pineapple plant bearing; ba- i Jacksonville,7&u J
: :' of-early:planted about ended; pinders and cotton being nanas enough'for home market].'W.; -

? corn and vegetables. "Blight" among planted.}. .C. Pinkham. Crook.. The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. r...

..' pear orchards is very 'noticeable, and Central District. A. J. MITCHELL, I
.. the-e 'ect is damaging., Brooksville-Rain needed; planting i:Section Director. Offers to ShippersThe

... Central District 11 delayed by dry weather; early com Notice: .Correspondents will please Shortest'and dniekwt Itte.

.'.': -.. growing rapidly; onions, cucumbersand BETWEEN
mail cards this ,
so as to reach office
Rainfall during the week was not
,.. >" distributed the 'northern tomatoes suffering. Tobacco plants NOT LATER THAN SUNDAY of each! FLORIDA, AND ALL POINTS HT.
uniformally -
of the district being.favored and Irish potatoes growing fast. Other wee Each'card is'a factor in the preparation THE EAST AND WEST
_: portion? products doing well as could be expected ; With Improved Ventilated Can.tfai com-
of the Bulletin.and
".. with the heavier falls, Showers were. F. even if you IllI better equipped than ever ever. to
.1' L. Robertson. have but little'to say, let the card ban Orange and Vegetable Crops,aid
: fairly copious over portions of clay, .
Ernestville Ground retains insure close connections and prompt cI .,..
Volusia; ;Lake, :Marion, Levy and some come. We wish to hear .from you. to all Eastern and Western Dia ket& .

: Orange, and less effective in Hills- moisture from rains of February; tobacco Should you fail to receive the Bulletin, Through, oars to destination'without ,.,
being planted; some corn" .- please inform;-thisjpffice. change or delay.: ,
borough, Polk, Pasco :and Sumter Perishable freight followed by wire and
counties. Where the moisture was I. B. DobelL All reports are published in rotationso shippers advised time passing varioy h&--.
tion points and arrival at deetl atloll.
.sufficient, decided improvement is Mascotte-Getting too dry for crops each section will receive proper. at AIr claima for overcharges aad teetpfoflwt*

,. noted over the various counties. The planted ; all vegetabtes burning; seed tention. I ly adjusted. '

"'". : ',cool and drying winds succeeding the m the ground cannot come up; farm ---+. -See that your goods are/markl
via :F. C. & P. R. R.
.*;:: showers had a tendency to minimize ers waiting for rain.-D. H. Rosen The total imports of Florida' phos For information call on or address .tfceaa-
t'he'benefits from the already deficient berg phate rock into the United Kingdom dereignTA ;
YLOR.Trav.A'1t.Get1&,y!*. ;
.. ,,' rains Strawberries: ch improved; Longwood-Since last report had and ,continent of Europe daring the W. B. TUCKII .Oen.A'i't.Orlando, I'J&.

WI,* -; '. corn'planting completed in many counties fine rain with wind, slightly injuring year 1896 amounted to 315,305 tons O.W.M.B..HOLDEN PULLBR,Trav.TraT. ATgt.' :' -LetebuI'LIJ'

.. though the drouth 'retardecgermination. orange trees in 'places; crops looking of hard rock and 83,615'tons of peb 'Or. N.S.'P NNKQTON.ra4e1tMttmf> ;
d.. d JackJoDYi le,Fla;
.1 'Orange trees making fairly well-John M. Seancy. ble. "'<
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..-..f !, ; per.cent. on 600 lot?: -.- P. D. WAITS Bellevtew, Fla, and budwood in exchange for pure

:, i'< r '' ; :.All'trees are budded low on rough lemon stocks about 1} 'inch diameter. Buds SMOOTH Cayenne Abbaka and Golden Queen blooded fowla.. F.Plymouth D.WAITS Rocks Belleview and Brown P1a. Leghorn a-i3-tf

,. u1 -: t;.; 4'to 6 feet high;first class in every.respect and guaranteed true to name. puckers fin fruiting plants for
'. :.. ':,:" sale In large or small quantities. Quality unsurpassed.
'!; ; Address, RICHARD KLEMM, Winter Haven Fla. rpHOROUGH-BRED MAMMOTH LIGHT
ORLANDO' GRAPE AND- FRUIT Co. J. Brahma Cockerels and Pullets, $i.oo to 2 oo.
Modelo Park C. Plymouth Rock Pullets, $1.00 each. From prize
Pinery, S. Van Houten, Treas. winners.

; 436JAMAICA ,. 6 mos Mas.Lady GOMPERTS.Lake, Pis.T ".

: THE LAKELAND NURSERIES. SORRELL Plants six 3oc;;dozen
>EAUTIP.UL
tl sac; postpaid. Equals cranberries for jelly PI.ANTs.-Nlghtbtoomgftpueen
"'! '., ...... '" sauce. and pies. Easily grown. JD Cereus
'Y.1.. Bulbs warranted to bloom this ,
S. S. season 2oc plants
-' <-..*:, ,; WE MAKB A SPECIALTY OF SEEDLESS CITRUS FRUIT TREES. it Magdalene, Hillsborough Co.sra.FRUIT loc;t Zanzavarina,isc: Strobilanthns, wr;
Belte Orange afic; California! Violets, ice
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's ; ': -,. MARSH POMELO, .(Seedless I, );JOPPA. ,LATE ORANQE '(Seedless). TAHITI LIME (Seedless), BRANDIES AND WINES FO R. olds,ace; Lady Campbell same price; Lantana,
,. .'' .- from to Si "Sunrise" ijc; Pink Ole&lderl isc; Carnations
t'..: ,.. SATSUMA ORANGE (Seedless), EUREKA LEHON (Seedless). $5 per gallon. Send for price- ioc
< ., lilt and samples to J.B.LAMONTAGNE, ; Spotted"leafnegonfat"l5CHuudreda of others.
'f\ : : : '. C. RSH. PROPRIETOR. Winter Park, Fla. IlU Y'it: ROSS Keuka GARDEN Lake Ida f

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t.C.OR t ; "GE LEMON LIME FOR TOBACCO. GUABAN .
., AND POMELO TREES. GUANO ,natural article. Write us for tMR: SALE Two Leon coanty farms,480"acres
.e: k. f Send for Descriptive fall information and prices. See article on another : and 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and
."'.:. :,,. Catalogue.. LAKELAND, FLA., '" page. '1 tobacco growing W.B. Clarkson',Jacksonville,
Jo. '' WILSON & TOOMER FertillzerCompany, Fla. 8-24-tf '
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). !f Jacksonville, Fla.
A Texas Oalf
Story.
TKEES.-CARNEY. PARSON
NURSERY
'"' ,,' "F iN A" CARB'ONBIS TREES AND BUDWOOD. Grape Fruit budded low on
: .: A singular: calf story started in See our large"ad" in another column. sour stock,at very reasonable prices. "

: ; : Texas,'and':has been going the rounds LPHIDE. GLEN STMARY, NURSERY COM PAN!. 6 mos. 0. GOMPERTS, Lady Lake,"

fl : :' .of',the press It is said that a man "The best remedy in every respect for killing Glen St Mary, Fla. FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE.-A Fine B *r
t!', .5: Galveston sold grain insects is El-sulphide of l tbon.; It u WANTED SECOND-HAND SA W'- Orange Grove south aide lake froat-
:+ living near some cattle cheap, effectual and easy .to apply.-Ala. Ex. boiler and enginlSulta.bleor a railroad front,and one mile from town. Also>>
4 r, for $476, and received his pay in bills ,Sta. Bulletin 61. ( io-horse power. Box 82, Winter Haven, Fla. fine vegetable and strawberry land. Bead for.
; Send for free illustrated pamphlet. It is in circulars. Address. PostoflBce Bo*No. 13, .
: -one5 $IoO, and,$50, and 16 $20 bills. teresting,readable and will save you money. WANTED' seU choice garden lands, x 16 12 Lakeland, Polk Co., Pla.2c .,
: Y i This ; AWARD R.TAYLOK,Cleveland Ohio. per acre. Addreu. ,
: money was put,in his,coat so that 'J.eu than loo-lb. lots supplied by S.. G. Sear 3-27-3 J. M.\. MCDONALD, Grasmere, Fla. FOR SALE 01lltXCHANG .- .:new o-"
'. ,2:' t it showed from, his pocket A yearl-1 ing Jacksonville,Fla. and Brooder. Address "D,"
: blacksmith. Apply to M tf Care of Farmer and Fruit Grower.HART'S .
WANTED-A ,
Fng came up and, seeing the bills in | th Mandarin Fla.ONE ,

'.. .,:; j:., the coat,':bit at. them and proceeded LATE AND PARSON BROWN
HUNDRED head
40 WEST BAY STREET.' Carrier, Duchess and and Buds. Write for prices,etc.
'.... t!' ?: to chew thenuip. The man' caught Runt pigeons for sale, cheap, to 123 tf W II. MANN, Manavffle, Fla.

: ;;T '- the yearling the act of chewing the 1J1i' W.'P. CONNBLLY' Dentist reduce stock. Send* ,stamp for reply.,W S. FUWK,
BLOOD
!his and 3-27-3 Fla. DEODORIZED MEAL.-Ifyoa
< : "- money, succeeded !in getting Lawtey CBS and plenty of eggs,
"i. -1-- .. 13 of'the $20 bills out of; its mouth. (GraduateDental Department University F OR SALE-SmaU Yorkshire pigs, (thoroughbred feed it. Send for* circulars Guaranteed as rep.
Maryland ) ) eight to, ten weeks o.d-: best resent C. E. I$MITH. State Ag at
:.4 The yearling was killed, and from its Bridging and Crowning Specialty and all other breed for Florida, Prices reasonable.RADCLYFFECADMAN. Seabreeze, Fa.

: 's t: stomach was'taken a"'wad or mass of work done under the most modern methods. BROS. "-.
: im Residence 304 West Ashley Street. 3-27-6. Narcoossee. Fla. 77IGGS FOR HATCHING
: 1 : which LIGHTBRAMARS -,
green paper represented $
'; zio. FANOY POULTRY YARD, ,established I87 JlJ and Plymouth Rocks: bred for ratty
'. f This; mass was sent, to Washington f of all varieties reduced to fi.oo per *1.00 per 13. MRS. GOMFBRTS, ..
- The, New Cabinet. ,dorm Duck for $ Stock for sal -Lady Pte.
.c4 j t.: with, a sworn statement of the facts, eggs 9 1.00.ALBERT PRIES, e Lake ..

:'s =.,' and after investigation, $210 The following is the., cabinet ofofticialadvisers i I 3-27-3* St Nicholas. CALLA LILY BULBS-Califbrnia grewa,

',':< : -.. in bills of President McKinley: Secre- -I' large, 20 cents, free by matt Plants
:
< : crisp new were sent in place of tary of State John Sherman of Ohio; FOB BALE-Sumatra and Cuban' tobacco in 8-inch pots, for Easter blooming, 50 cents

: :; the yearling's lunch. This story may Secretary of the Nary, John D. Long lanta. BEAR HEAD PARK RUM Y'S ROSE GARDEN, Xeuka,P1&.

h- f.-: be true. ,Uncle Sam would lose'noth of :Massachusetts; Secretary Wai, 3-27-6 Pine Castle, Orange Co., Fla; TREES at Reduced Prices.'

i '" = ing by: such an.operation. The yearling !- Russell A. Alger, of Michigan; Secretary BUD-WOOD FOR 8ALE-LEONARDY NURSERY to dose out our surplus stock:of
> the suffer of Treasury, Lyman J. Gage, of Illinois; ',Tar/iff and Parson Brown.I trees we.will greatly reduce prices on all leading
1: .. was only one to for its varieties. Send in
orders
of
Secretary of Interior Cornelius want gOO Ibs. Beggarweed seed; must be your early.
_' > :mistake.., Good, merchantable grain N. Bliss, cheap. CYRUS- .-BUTLER. W. K. TBIHBLK.
of New York; Postmaster General a-20-tf
(
,' 3-20-3 B Petersburg. Fla. Braidentowflj;,Fku
." >: and hay represent crisp new bills. Jomes'A. Gary of Maryland; Secretary

:: ( Suppose feed it to scrubs. of Agriculture James WRITE TO W. TILGHITIAN, PA- STOCK AND BUD WOOD.
.i' you They Wilson of Iowa; Fla.,and learn how to cause your NURSERY
left
; : .. swallow it'and Attorney-General Joseph McKenna of stock to come either sex wish. a few thousand Orange Lemon
: never say, thank you! you 3I3I6FRESH and Grape Fruit trees for sale. Prices from 15 to -

:, r >' At the end 9!( the year you figure up California. SOUR ORANGE SEED, 85 PER Ha 2; cents each. T. W. & P. D, WAITS,Msgno-
The Nurseries,Bellevlew
r new Cabinet gives Fla. *
general if not 2-ij-tf
,
{ ,4 and,findthat'.ybur -has ; Bitter Cassava Seed Canes, $3 per io>
money gone as universal!satisfaction. Secretary Sherman feet. Collection of fifteen kinds desirable Jamaica .9
; surely, s.though the cattle had pulled assures the country that the. rights of Vegetable Seeds and Tubers liberal quantitiesand RILLIANT CHANCE--A BEAKIM8
extras$5. Cash with order by registered O Orange Grove,inside the limits of the .
rap
'I ; it put of your pocket and chewed it American citizens snail be respected not mail or draft on New York, f. o. b. Plant I.intl t idly-growing town of St. Petersburg,will be sold

'n\ ". ;;T' up. ,But neither;Uncle Sam nor any only in Cuba but-in all parts of the world. March nand 27. .% BURNET f&; REID. low 824,on account of owner's death. Address BOX'
3-6-4 Ewarton, Jacksonville, Fla.
have
We a farmer secretary in Mr. Wil Jamaica.
one, else will pay it back to you. Thepleasure
.< son. The South is recognized in Postmaster YOUR BERRIES ORANGES, -EW* JERSEY SWEET POTATOES
;; ':: of the scrub's society That General James A. Gary of Mary SHIP and all Fruits and Vegetables. to -Li for seed or feed. Nansemond and ,Jersey
r- ::' ", is all you will get out of it I-Rural land, and Attorney-General McKenna is SAMUEL WHITTON Commission Merc hand Cream straight goods $t per bushel, f...o. b.
corner City and Green streets, Utica,N.Y. 2. A. PacK.
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-t I -,. '" New'Yorker. a Catholic. President McKinley is ,a us. Let us know what you have, or what you 3-6-8. OriaBddPUuSPANISH
ef-. edvout Methodist; but a broad minded will have and we win tell you what produce will '

,, :; ) 'Root knot" of lettuce the result of man and indicates in his inaugural a de- bring returns.best ReferencesBradstreet's prices. Car lots a specialty. Quick PEANUTS FOR SEED; 91
Mercantile .
sire to be President whole Beggarweed seed ia.*> pK *
of the -
a :
country Agency,Second National Bank. bushel
minute worms
nematode
; is causing and the ; 75c.Per. peckrg : -
I removal of all geographical ,
.
BEN N. BSABT.Hnntiogto0Ptft.
,. < { loss toJettuce growers in Florida, the I lines of separation. Those who have BUDWOOD' FOR SPRING BUDDING. -6-6 .

k w' effected plants "bolting" instead of f feared that he was a weak man, "clay in Centennial Homosassa varieties, Nonpariel for sale at and$4 per Majorcaare 1,000.

f' ; r: heading up. Professor Halstead recommends the hands of the potter. ex-Senator I $5 per I 000. Satsuma Tangarine PaBrownDaroi FRUIT TREvt; ,
Ingalls claims will find that "President I Blood Amory Blood Ruby Blood PLANTSaed1
r NUT TREKS.
: for this trouble the free use and Pomelos are |3 per 1,000.r Kingr&Oone's ,

-r /': of,lime, both in the soil :and as lime McKinley" is in the pottery business himliaIf i Early, Pineapple and Marsh's Seedless are$r.50 For Southern .Orchards, -Gar -
self.
per 100. All buds warranted free from all insect: dens and Groves. No agevts.,
water added,to the surface.. :A situ' we may judge'from the tone of the pests, and from bearing trees. Write for price list. '

'_; : nematode, commonly called, cutworm, 1 press of the country, regardless of party 2-20-tf 'W.Braidentown K! 7RIMBL, Fla. JENNINGS NURSERY CO.,. y
.
i-- ::j :,,,, -... ,causes much..damage to forcing roses i affiliations, there is strong hope, founded '- 9-26-35 TboaasTiUkl, &*. -

'.r. Ai-j :' .,'V under glass." :--Rural New Yorker. i on try reasonable has entered expectations upon an era, that of good the coun feel-:' CITRUS .NURSERY TREES. THIS SCYTHE WRENCH _

% -y B | f ing and of prosperity possibly gradual i All the leading varieties at Lowest Prices; Car (Patent applied for.) 18 NEVER. lT.

; .:' : 'Captain, E. T. Rose of Riviera, one in its coming-which the of ney Parson Brown, Sanford Medt. Sweet; Paper ...
experience Rind St.Michael,Pierces' Ruby Jafia, Pineap
H
of the most successful pineapple: ,grow the past four years will enable the people ple'Majorca, Cunningham Homosassa and _

'3 !'{'" ,ers on the lake, paid this city a short I to)appreciate. Hart's late Pernambaco, Improved,Triumph, ..
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Walters Everett and' Marsh's Seedless -
/" i-: If everybody will work to that end i it GrapeFruit
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: < ,Wednesday. morning. ,He reports Satsuma Tangerine and King' All fine
*, ';; will surely: come. one year old buds, on four-and five.year old I WANT AN AGENT fa ewft
}, k pineapples looking exceedingly well, t Rough Lemon, Grape Fruit and Spur stock, Wfl county to sell this WRKUCS te
f' .. considering the, dry weather and :all !bud dormant on contract to any varieties parties Farmers It fits all Scy&M. To
,
w The full value of corn- is 12} cents a may desire. Fine Kumquat Budwood for sale.Correspondence Ihowitlltoleltft.II":
*.*". indications pointing to a big crop,- bushel where coal costs $6.65 a ton as it solicited. Address C. W. Fox, : by mafl,:ceats; .faioJl i itkukrsfree. ..... .
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City of Augusta: .......111111...N"..:...-.NL- ..,."..111111 11.11.1.1...........Thursday, .
r ': Kansas Cityl.....,....... ...; .......i.-I."........:Ii '......... .11.1/.... ,a/. !.Saturday, Mare .. ,
-.,'.;- dtr fBlnnngham..t.i..M............ '... ............:........ ......Tuesday, Jlarc.h 9 ) i 'I
': ;." : :La Grande Duchesse.,.H.Ug11UH.1.Ht1111.H1M.- HIH.' .. ....,./:;.......Thuraday, March xx
"=T! ., City .r .. ......... ....:..:. ......... ...........Saturday, March '
Ksmsas C1i1..u....a.i.: ...iu........ ....u.,............ .*..Tuesday,March' 16 :4 'Q.
> : City Birmingham.....,...;.,to..*..;..............,....,......"...'.............Thursday March 18XiftGraade
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z...I.W City..... '....;..........*.;..../.1a:..../.1.....i........V*.......A4AU1OIMIJ: ,A14aik A *J 5 .
.1' CUar o'Birmingham..;.;...,.-.'......,..,....,-.......,.............t.: .,.,,. .......Saturday,March 27X4NH --,
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,.y._ eo. ..;;...T.i..v.- ..,.,...,....u-.....i..u.lu..lul.1. ..........Thursday, March 18CkaMahoochea. PIne Cuisine and Service. No Transfers Between JatksonrWe and JITeta"x York, .
...,..i.;..."11.. ,...... .....t...1n............ uu..u...n...Thursdlr: ,March 2S ,*
." ",;, ;;".,. ,)HM ochee...,:.i:11..1.:1ii.u..1.:. .....t........,. ..... .........Thursday,April I The Fleet is composed of the following llandsom&New Steel Steamers: .
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r__: :,. _.,. "". ..of Macon ,.f.<......!... ..... .*:'i.i.: ............:...........;...........::..Tuesday. March 30r From JACKSONYILLE; FLA., (ca1l1nr.at Charlestontl..SundapsTnesdaysaadrburadays.)

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.._'. ....ICity.:v./...v,.Tuesday, Mar.t,6.30P.m.' City of Augusta..<..:Thursday,Mar.. S,63OP'm. -. BOUND.

.;7.,...'..,.;:...,. City of..Blrm'gh'm.... Ths'diy.Mar.4,6 oo p.m, Kansas City........Saturday,Mate 20, 7 oo p.m. -, .
.,.".:'.; '"t'- lA(#&'QC- Duchesse..Satnrday, ,.Mar,.. .u.00 p..m.. City of B i rm'h'-...Tuesday, Mar.23,1000' a.in.IA .: Steamers. are appointed to sail from Pier 29;East River;New. York at 3 p.m., as follows- : :-.
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b'of.airm'h'm;:,Saturday,-Mar. 13,'3.00 p.m. City of Augusta ....Saturday, Mar.27'3 oo p. m.
: :" t.a Duchesse..Tuesday' .. -- : ,Mar. -16,500 p tntSAVANNAH, Kansas city .........Tuesday, Mar.30,5 oo p.. m. ,FLA.,. (.calling at Charleston) ...?..............Mondays,'Wednesdays and Fridays "
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,a.'. .r....Thursday March.4,6 30 p.m. I Nacoochee.......Thursday, March 25,700 p.m tI .
i r: ee ..,......Thnrad39;March II, 7.00pvxn. I Chattahoochee......Thursday: ,April I,6 00_p.m. Calling at Charleston.. S..C., both ways. .
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?: "; :.-:.';. CIty of Macon..,.....;Fridav.Mch. 5, 7/)0 p: r& City of Macon....Thursday, March 25,7.00 p.m. THURSDAYS + FRIDAYS;
-, :,"1"" : <'_ .. e :City...... Wednesday, ;March xo, 11.00 a. m. I Gate City..;,,..... Tuesday, March 30r S./O p. m. :'-,.
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.:, '..r': : .'dW.. : goods 1md',1 laces, ,wlIFalbR ;: are making not only to provide In regard to .decbrticators, France nettle, .and of the semitropicalmerianivea :

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'yam-." -therruse q"underwearrnaatr thi1f. rw' .. ?:.Gtrmany;:Austria, Belgium:and the other progressivejcountries. and Japanese hemp, is ''herewith tewkwd. 4
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t: "s? -8 "J;'::when; the1rri dd.Jam :John of, the 1 bark 6f th -:Yaiuable 1 textile, in stand i in the back'ground Tq.anyone Bakersfield, Where at,.the same: ;

w\:, *.- ;;.MaraUoCLeefelEikffld', .. ". ',eI wbkh'the.ine fibrifles: are embedded interested raj. h 'deyelopment :of? the;of ortunky is, offered bC:." .

.y ,-;-':' his wofid-riul coltoioa! ;: of-M'Ue'l8D"' : ... r-.mod.together; by g1 1tin. those promisingagricultural[ ,'c&emkal l ing a'd L < rtfcaUDgmchiaeicw > or f iJt.
y 'tics at';the' fiat',London u'bb isse'dpadosA.,the textile and technical l :*.industnespf! [;':earnestljr: 'invention, 3glticf'hb"may' .. .

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r :in.ramie has.'never ItM.l least degree ui'' t of/.I.. focjnfus of* the Gulf States?; I by The'ra.re'" is" rolltn sad_.so:- < :"

abated,'but ti.on the.:contrary,.it has..i ......; life into..thk industry Professor S..Waterhouse: .of., Wa g-; earthly powr wil ever check ttooaanjiFelk <; ,. i! :

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