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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 10, 1897
Frequency: weekly
regular
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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 )
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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
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System ID: UF00055765:00123
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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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wE5T ,R1lCes, We chipped more peaches from our own
E ;) season' 'than all other.'growers in this section combined' 'Our one year old trees of .SATSUMA ON TRIFOLTATA .now 1 i
MONEY at it.BiInTreB8FroiniUR8ERMEN
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"* Everything for the South.i WOOD than we need for our own use. ''Price of buds $r.oo peirfoo' ?; !JI;'

; 4 Citrus Fruits Grapes by mail, tr $8.oo per 1,000 by express 'NoT orders-accepted, for' less' J;; : .
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:'-, !New Catalogue." 'with over V 5Q_ Illustrations. 26 New- Photographic Views. Free.onapplication. !\ ST.NURSERY: COL .JI 1

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;;" -.p .'. ''-'d Pearl' or.jbal-TaU- Millet,perJb.sc..POst-patd., German MiUe.2OC.per" pound, postpaid..AmberCane'.i.5c.perp6und \'* .. x' 1

Kaf5rCorn..25<... Lowest Prices write ( List for V i 1!
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Wonderful and Black fS .
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Blood,Stark's Enterprise Seedless .
Boone's Early and,Centennial. Jaffa,Majorca,Ruby _
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Grapefruit. ScedlcssVila! Franca Lemon
'to respondents the round)'Address. Budwood all communications at all times. Prices and make reasonable.all remittances Prompt payable attention to to cor.' Trifoliata. Stock,,(One, TWo'and, Three Years) Pears Peaches, Plums: ,. Figs; !

Mili taukee-- Florida Orange Co.;, Camellias,,Japonicas, Imported Plants Fine Budded Roses Etc. ; J

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bave'tb'o SEEDS that you want for these crops,and wewant you to buy them NOW. .
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.CORN' and lied varieties at 10 cents per packet; 30 cents p SoatLGeo.S.Hacker&Son
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Enormously productive. The best for green t V PUNTS andTREKS fort BUILDING MATERIAL
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credit an'croplien systems; opposed. to the single:crop idea for the. 'average" farmer:'-,:'-It advocates. the production, of'home supplies to the greatest extent ..
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,The Hygienic Value of Soups. whites of three eggs until partly light, three hours-.and a half. The white 23d, 1897, six months and three days "

"In a family where soup begins the add them to the tomato, bring to a. and yellow' hould be served together, old from,the setting-they show fruit -

dinner, and the dishes following are, boil, and boil rapidly for fivc;/ inutes., as one assists in the digestion of the as large as teacups. It was estimated .--
{ of a concentrated :nature, the soup Strain through two thicknesses of other. Salt beef requires'four hours -

F should be light/clear and warm, .not cheesecloth. Reheat, season'with two and fifteen minutes. Beefsteak,broiled, that the five' acres would 'yield .

necessarily nutritious," writes.Mrs. S. teaspoonfuls of salt and serve in tiny three hours. Stewed oysters, three this season about 300 crates of first-

., T. Rorer, in Ladies Home Journal, cubes of toasted .bread (croutons). t hours and a 'half. Oysters require a class fruit; and many of the plants are

telling how to make various kin s'of ..>>.. longer time to digest than broiled only from six to twelve months old'
soups. "But where soup is to.form Pickling Gherkins. meat. Roast veal requires five hours from the setting.-Bay View item in

the entire dinner it must be of'a Mrs S. M Hovey, of Brentwood, for perfect digestion. Pork the same. Florida Citizen. .

nourishing charcter. As water can- ,Sal., in writing% to the Pacific Rural Suet pudding is supposed to ,take five Capt.- M.J. Miler, of the architect
not dissolve. the fiber, of beef, and the Press business before hours and a half. Kennard 'has ,
says: "My coming firm of Miller & gone to
fiber holds the larger part of the nourishment to California; in 1854, was canningand Fort"Myers td look over the ground ,
a.beef soup, clear and beautiful.though preserving in glass; therefore I can Waldorf Salad. preliminary to 'drawing plans and
it be, is not nutritious. Pare core and cut into dice four '
may ;ive.C. P. Nettleton a reliable recipe specifications for a large hotel. Thisfirm
The albumen is soluble i in water, of for[ gherkIns'sweet( pickles). Into one large tart apples, add to them a, quartof has done considerable work for

r course, but as clear soup is boiled, gallon of strong vinegar, cider preferred celery, cut into half-inch pieces. the Plant System, the casino and exposition -
this coagulates the albumen and spoilsthe put two pounds of granulatedsugar Dust over a teaspoonful of salt, a tea- building on the Tampa Bay

brilliancy; so we clarify"'and strain one teacup of salt, six ounces of spoonful of paprika and then".two ta- hotel grounds being built after their

.this out, thus robbing the liquid of mace'tied up m three separate piecesof blespoonfuls of tarragon vinegar. :Mix designs and under their personal supemsion. -. '

every 'grain'of nutriment} Ijrom a cheese cloth), two ounces each of all together, and then: .stir in.a cup! Hotel Belleview, at Belle-

hygienic standpoint, then, this is nec- whole spices-mustard seed, pepper, and a.half. of good stiff mayonnaise air was also built under their super. .
essarily served at the ,beginning of the dressing. Serve on lettuce leaves, or
cloves, cinnamon, allspice and powdered vision, and is considered a model.of
: meal, the object" being to invite into alum. Place' all on the stove, just as it is, garnished with celery elegance and comfort. The. new hotel -,

the stomach the gastric secretions before in a granite or porcelain kettle and tops. .,. at Fort Myers, is to be much larger .
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to a boiling point. pour out than the Belleview but
While the fashion of a dinner is Heavy shipments of tomatoes and
soup into a.two-gallon stone jar. When per- to be somewhat different-an im-
almost entirely, in,this country, confined cucumbers are being made daily from
fectly cold wash .and wipe dry 300 l provement on the Belleview hotel.For .
.t to the few,' the misses, if they Lemon City over the East Coast Line.
gherkins, dropping them, into your ,some months there has been a
would only stop to consider the hygiene -. spiced vinegar. Let them stand ten The growers are obtaining handsome rumor to the effect that the Plant System y
of the fashion would followquickly.1' returns The crop: this season will
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-- Bouillon. The Digestion of Staple Edibles. I that the road will be built So far as

..Put one can.or tomatoes with one Boiled rice wflF digest in one'hour; .4s evidence of this Mr. Miller! the hotel is concerned it will be put

c. and :ahalf: quarts of stock over the if boiled in milk, however, it requires I showed us the most perfect plat of under, wayat once; the road will probably -

;fire;'\add one tablespoonful of chopped i two hours; if eaten with unboiled milk : pineapple ,plants, that we. ever saw. come-later.-Tampa Tribune.
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'onion, two bay leaves, four whole two hours and fifteen minutes. Raw The plants averaged three feet high, THEOAT DsffiAiws, :Commence with a

cloves; one level teaspoonful of pep. egg will digest in about one hour and many of them in fruit now. These Cough, Cold or Bore Throat "Jfrown' .
;}' per.; Cover and cook twenty minutes a half; fried, three hours and a half; plants were set out:on the 20th of Sep- Bronchial JVoefces" give immediate a&a, :

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< quality;'Golden Chasselas_and,Spanish I lively red of various shades, _

v .. ," I Muscat,are among the'best For white and black, as these shades are alwaysin . .. ,-,
k *tThe: ) 8t.O 'forFiorida.S4tor : ., wine I would advise:the noble Semillon good'demand throughout the entire Prospects, Weather, Spider, etc. :

'.!, .. -- '' riBU'iBd','" luL ... t-"GmirerT l and for red,- 'Bo het's Hybrid, seasqn. & Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: ,
;. Witt .the opening'I. !-of the.grape vines Portugal; bleu, Gamai and inot. All 4.., The requirements as to flavor I I think we all,like to hear from,other

{;;t 'leaves,; :there' comet to.: me as. usual, of these .:have -made their. record' forcenturies demand a skin _non-astringent and parts: when we feel l good or when

sl{ jj!f omV diWerent: quarters: interesting ; in France,, and they are old non-pungent; a pulp tender, meaty or wefeel'bad. :My feelings just now,
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&t ,". 'i';, The success with "grapes in !;. 5. But.what stocks do ,they have to berry affected by white rot, as some mixture of good and bad, called by
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e ; '- ,j.*If native; grapes'do not succeed, Riparia". ...Solon, Rupestris, Vialla, yet not too tart, (Delaware is a little joy-a. mild seasonable winter, orange
&'what should be done?, Monticola, Aestivalis, Glorie de :Montpellier "tame;" Catawba is excellent just be- trees, tropical trees, gardens and

il t s .4.; ,Wh is'the' best, foreign grape ?! different hybrids, etc.; and the neath the skin, but' next,the seeds too everything fine-are 'still except thatwe
/$., 'Must they'be grafted? if so on' difference of growth,'production, etc., acid, while the Vinifera class,is gener- ne.ed.rain and that the red spideris
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"'j -diseases, ? -- ment Cynthiana and ,Norton, belonging fection);,flavors must be 'delicate, not them to just:) see what, they can do. '
-;J i' I:\'til1sumIpari1r' treat these, for :it1twould to the ,Aestivalis family are a fair musky like the Labruscas, however The budded trees as a rule are full of

t Q ,almost require a pamphlet to stock to graft on; never use the Niagarato a fairit.touch of this is permissible.There fruit; seedlings are not all full-never

.I deal:with them in their details and ,graft ( are peculiar and various very are-but here and there and once in a
.r subdivisions : As, to,how to graft, cut, your stock agreeable' flavors 'in our native Post while an old seedling grove will just .

.1 .=k..-If we have to judge from the under the crown;split in two, insert a Oak grapes, V. Linsecomii, of Texas, deluge a fellow in dollars Our'crops
:; I alacrity l ,with*'.which most' of the La.brusca two-edged scion'cut ,to( a point, tie Indian Territory and 'southwest Missouri : on these run from fifteen or twenty to

v i j holders, dug_ 'up their vines, with strong twine, and bank3 or 4 which I consider:superior to, ninety per cent. One fine grove-
:,1 there cannot be any question about inches. Grafting can be done between any other native grapes). The dead, just as fine as silk, eighteen years old *
,;r .success., Mr.' P. (dug I 'up forty acres, February. isth and March isth. I earthy taste, found in Jfe aftertasteof -has but fifteen or twenty per cent.'
** ,Mr.3fi..fifty; Mr. C. twenty Mr. L. have, had more success during that most Labrusca varieties isto: most of a crop; It is not traceable to fer .
twenty-five, .:Mr. C. ten, some of.these time'than,any other, and I have done grape connoisseurs even .more' objectionable tilizing. I can't tell heads nor heels .,
:a 1: :neighbors,of,mine. In one instance; grafting in every month of the winter. than their"""foxiness;" the of if.: One thing, the owners of these

', = oneparty: offered to jive.away_ 2,000 As the foreign grapevines grow to seeds should be soft,small, few, (one to old groves ,hold a stiff upper lip and .
." 1 f of!;hiS elect:of.;th iLabruscafamily, fruit more than to wood, they can be three), and .separating readily from feel good, alle samee.
but there was no'taker. f .. trained, to single stake; tarred or the! pulp. sprightliness and flavor Weather is very threatening and
t There isno question .abput it; this charcoaled at one end. Prune low to should remain ,in the grape a. longtime has been trying hard to rain for,over-' '
;; first comer that had been launched by three spurs of two eyes each, which The Concord becomes fiat in two'weeks.' We 'see cumulus clouds

r a:shirt,manufacturer.was so only for, a will give. ten,or twelve bunches, and the south .here in a few days after it and hear thunder even now. Several
.s -I ,short.,boom.: The boomer has gone keep limbs not higher than five feet,. turns black.'Now little showers: and drizzles' ;in last few
a ; lnd'liis vines ,are :going 'also. The, unless you need wood for grafting. days. Yours, WM. P. NEELD. .
: it is clear at once that no one
_ main defects of the 6. After having tested the foreign St. Fla.
new comer were ,Petersburg, April 2, 1897.
will be
for several I have to variety 'ever developed to supply --- ---1f---.
top much growth of wood, acidity'and grapes .years, yet
all the above requisites. The varieties Flower Industries of Southern
serious of disease them. The
'r rattlingof: the fruit, a ,bad shipper anda see a case on ,
that ripen in the heat of sum
Paris
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1 short life. But it has demonstrated They are free from mildew, rot or aq-
4 that be thracnose. mer .quickly pass away, Two weeks From December till May is the sea
one thing, grapes can grown
i in this State. As to the qualities of the fruit, it is is about'the length of time the' best son forthe flower industries: It is
luscious and with little varieties will keep their character, in only within the last fifteen that
2'. This leads us to the secondhand sweet: very years
th question, what is the,best gripe? acidity, yet melting,,and, above-all, July and August, although they last the commercial culture of flowers in
the'best I have' in this much longer in September and October France'has attained its large +.
i 'Having seen most,..of the Labruscas, shipper yet seen present
I J Hybrids, Estivalis. and Riparias tested State. Having na ax to grind, I so;that our grape season requiresat proportions. The area now devoted

z here I.have'to come but.to one conclusion have, no vines to sell, and nothing to least five successions of two week'sor to' flower-farms, where entire fields,
.. ; They are'not suited to our boom. J. B. LAMONTAGNE. more to cover our entire grape sea not beds, are cropped with the most
soil and" climate. However, 1 will Winter Park, Fla. son.The lovely and odoriferous flowers, lies in
exclude from that rule the Estivalis, '..-_ old standard varieties are all the.arel twenty by ten miles in extent
here about the first week in takes in Cannes Nice and
by which
', ,butthe fruit of that family can only ,Ideals in the gone ,
Grape.
1 be used for: the manufacture of wine, August. After that for a month the Grasse. The climate as well as the .
/' the root of that class can alsq serve asa When it comes tor the practical Rotundifolia varieties come in.. I have soil are especially suitable to the en-
1 good grafting.$tock' for foreign varieties point of combining all the desired tried to fill this gap and live partially terprise in question. Subdivisions of
characters in one variety it.is. found succeeded in the varieties named
,.- There are,' in some ,sections Fern, the area have also their peculiar floral -
there are conflicting elements to be Lanssell and Marguerite Cannes Nice and Antibesare
\" of.the,Sufte7 large quantities of Her- outputs; ,
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worked out first. To make '
my mean for their famous
Each of the five reputed roses
v. ,bemont set out, the grapes of which ripening'should ;
don't: sell;:they would be a good stock ing clear I will! mention the character* have at least one first.class red, one Grasse for its Jonquils, Violets, Tube

.L to, graft upon. desired, yet not found combinedin yellow and one black table grape, to roses, Jasmine! Mignonette; Hyres
j any'variety in existence, and which of wine thus make and Frejus, for Violets the suburbs of
1 ,4. ;;If;: the, ,native grapes from the say nothing grapes, ;
: :East :are not. suitable as a market quite probably never can be: ing at least fifteen varieties to cover Cannes, for' 'Pinks. Bulbous plants

\ grape;'what ito.be done? There is 1: Vigorous, healthy plant;resistantto the season in the south. For the north succeed everywhere.In =
1- but',one :answer to this ; try the foreign fungus diseases and phylloxera; one-half of the number would be sufficient the matter of profit, the districtsof
grapes. 'But ,some parties have hardy to withstand cold and heat By comparing the.above ideal Antibes and Cannes rank first; excellent

I J.. ,written that,they have been tried'' and north and south; prolific;' adapted to succession with the actual it will be outputs are also secured about '

\ they, ',died 'ba k. Here I, will ask: all tillable soils and aspects. quickly seen that the field is not.occupied the Golfede Juan and Beaulieu. The
Did'youtry,them'on'their own roots, 2! It_ should ripen a constant full by a great deal in die north or total .area actually cropped with flow
4I or:grafted ? If the. former; you, ,are yield, evenly in the cluster, herein the south, but better' in the north than in ers is nearly i,3oo acres, of which the

\ ;,right;'but grafted ,on resistant, stock south from June 25th (when the very the, south. coramunfe of Nice represents 500 and
l I hey tnoaie.; ,I have had them earliest known varieties begin) until Grapes which are of a green color Cannes, Antibes, Mentone and Qrasse,

side. bi side; ',200 on their own roots, November 1St, or ,to the time of kill when ripe are: .undesirable, so are pale each 250 acres. The villa residences .. ,
f; : ..sand;; 200 'grafted; the result was certainly ing.frost, dull red ones such as Perkins, and varieties commence to encroach on the flower
striking.,' ," 3.' For, appearance sake it must beara .which ripen unevenly, as the lands, but the house proprietors themselves :

1 f) ... .'But what is. the v'best of these'forsign good-sized cluster, neither too loose Concord does in the,south,,are almost grow flowers:, and that, with let-
\.\1", o : grapes for the.tableland-for'wine? nor too compact, with 'berries never worthless. The, Elvira is a green ting their villas, helps to make up the

r 'There;; re: 'several of .them. -Sire never below medium size (unless in grape, the Ppcklington a yellow grape; means of living. The very large growers
'and quality,do)notvalways? -go together.If Fine:grapes, when ,they may be smaller the first is far better in quality, but the of flowers resemble, it may be said, j

:you 'want size,' ,the',#Beau: Blanc, .persistent to the pedicel, with skin latter will outsell it ,on account of col large farmers; they sell their produceto

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they enter .into partnership with the 1 Petersburg; the parcels; even for the pieces above a blazing fire--for bou fleuristes in Paris are wealthy, like .4
intelligent laborers and divide profits. I imperial family"are too severely quets in the eyes of French people their customers, who command bou-
In the winter season the culture is bandied while passing through the mean gayety. A bunch of Parma quets and plants varying from 1:4: to., -
confined to the raising of cut and ornamental customs. Germany the best cus- violets can glide into a muff, can dec- ;620. Many of the fleuristes have
flowers. In summer the tomer of France for flowers. The orate a buttonhole ornament a their own greenhouses in the suburbs,
aimis to cultivate for the laboratoriesthat price of '''flowers depends upon the corsage, and take by contract what is most
i is, to distill for perfumery to weather and fashion. Formerly Ber- The wholesale market of Paris, with beautiful for sale by ovate growers.
prepare essences, pomades and scented lin gave the top prices, ,now all are on which the writer only deals, is held in They possess' every flower "out" of
'',waters";;;it is also the season>(or har- a level; while the cultivators have the central cross alley of the Halles season, of the very. newest variety,
vesting seeds. their own daily latest market quota- Centrales. In .summer-April to Sep with the freshest of bloom, and.dis- : -
It is-a popular error to suppose that tions published the same"'as for corn, tember-the hours are 3 to 8 a. m.; playing the brightest colors.-Edward .l'
X no skill 'or outlay is required to pro- pork or'coal. At Cannes, .roses range in winter 4 to 9; The right-hand side Conner, in The Gardener's. Chronicle. .. ':",
tduce the supplies flowers fornorthern from 2d. to 73. per dozen; pinks,"Id of the alley is reserved for the flowers -.....- -
latitudes between Christmas and to 4S.; Orchids, is. 6d. to 35.; narcissus From Southern France, as deliveredby Southern Luxuries In New York .' -. t t
May.: Flower culture exacts capitaland that sell at one time at "id each, the railway vans; the left side is Markets.
increasing care. Doubtless many can at other times be had at the same allocated to the floriculturists Paris Among"specialties in the fruit stores '
conclude that the flowers grow natur- price ptr dozen. Occasionally taste and its suburbs, who have forcing pits this week. is guava past from Vene-
ally in the open air-.this is an error; runs'in favor of white, red of -yellow greenhouses of theirown. Thereare zuela, a dry marmalade of agreeable .
some do, but the most delicate and the colors. During the General Boulanger about tm'rty-two licensed retail sellers flavor with appetizing qualities, and "

most beautiful' species are raised under craze in France, and especially who pay 4d. for their stand of'as easily l kept and handled, as it comes \ :?- J
In the of Nice Grasse in Paris red obtained hourS. There in bars in : -.'
.glass.!\ regions carnations fancy many are two sworn square wrapped paper. "
and :Mentone there are 200-acres prices, because the favorite flower of auctioneers, who give security each Packages of one pound cost twenty- 5 j
of land covered over with'glass frames, the then "hero of the day"; of late for ;6400; their fee is five per cent. five cents, and five pounds are offered J
each frame costing at least 75., so that these flowers do not sell at all. '1 The thousands of small baskets from seventy-five cents. Sapodillos, in f ,
',| much capital sunk i in the industry. Flowers for transport are generallycut i Nice, etc., of four to eleven pounds edible condition, cost sixty cents a
Other flowers are raised under canvas before sunrise; the best only are weight, are sold by the dozen; if 'pos dozen. The first mangoes of the season I
tents, and many protected by mat- chosen, and are packed with cotton, sible, the same kind of flowers are dis- have arrived in a private consignment .
\ ting. Roses and Pinks are grown under as in the case of camellias, roses and posed of simultaneously. Then thereis from .the West Indies, and this fruit ". :
,,glass, while white Lilac, Lilly-of- : such orchids as do not stand the in the distance a regiment of hawkers will soon be regularly in the trade. 1
the-val1e r, and also Pinks are forced journey, or with tissue paper, or even who come to buy from the auction Large irregular-shaped yams bring .. [t
into bloom in the space of eighteen both. Acacia & mimosa generallylines salesmen; they have a handcart,which twenty-five cents for three pounds: I
days. The lilac is white, because the baskets. they hire for 6d. a day, paying 2d. Preserved bananas, a novelty in this .
grown in darkness, but when exposed Flowers, as a rule, are not distilledat more for the liberty to trundle along market, are seen in a down town fruit I
'. to the sun it-rapidly assumes its tints, Grasse,,'etc., but the leaves, bark, the streets; these are the subaltern dis- store. They, are entire, peeled, with f !
and no fewer than 200 shades of Lilac seeds, roots etc. of odoriferous plantsare. tributers of the floral harvest.In the flavor of the fresh fruit, brown in
I have been recorded-a collection the The perfume in the other cases addition to the special ."local" color, somewhat toughened in evaporation I
*" l late,; :Monsieur Chevreul n ver could is secured by pressing the petals be- flower markets of Paris, there are 230 and are packed in layers in .'
: delineate. It is in the bloom and cold tween layers of suet or lard; when the fleuristes=there were only fortyfivein boxes, to be eaten out of hand. They .:;
or-producing efficacy of the sun that perfume has been absorbed the greaseis 1870-or flower-shops that have cost twenty cents a pound. Florida F .c ,:
f mych of the secret of flower-farming dissolved in alcohol, which in turn magnificent contents along the lead Navel oranges of large size sell for ;;
.1 resides. Violets are generally grown absorbs the essence. Nice and Grasse ing boulevards and mainthoroughfares. fifty to seventy-cents a dozen, and the .:j {
: beneath the shade'of Orange trees or work up.yearly 800 tons of fat and 500 Their windows are often mar- kind known as Jaffa Seedless, with .4
i* under the shadow of walls. The Russian of oil in the preparation of perfumery.It velous displays of floral wealth, united only occasional seeds, and also from .. i;== .=: I
f variety is classed first, then the takes twenty-five tons of rose petalsto to art. The contents of each windowconstitute Florida, bring an equal price. Grape ;?- .- ..
: Queen Victoria, which is of a deeper prepare two and a half pounds of an object lesson in the har- fruit from the same State, commands --.V: j I''
lhue. essence of roses, the latter representing mony of colors, in the arrangement of $5.00 a dozen, or fifty cents a piece y <;, f''
Flower 'culture could never have ;!ioo. In 1892 the railway stationat shades. and of volume, of flowering for large selected specimens. The"- .
succeeded were if not_for.the railway Cannes.alone.forwarded 900 tons plants (the taste is sometimes ques- quantity of Bloodoranges seen this .
L t companies facilitating the industry. of flowers, valued at 160,000. The tionable, witness the large ribbon season, is uncommonly large, this --. E;t
n They guaranteed the quickest trains profits of flower-farming fluctuate be- bows and satin streamers intermingled showey fruit comes from Messina and, .:;: 11
f from the south to the north of France, tween eight and eighteen per cent ). What wreaths, what bouquets, from California. That from the western "f ;
IB K accepting the flowers packed in special France alone consumes the moiety what painting of the lily! All is the ,coast costs fifty to sixty cents a_
t osier baskets, and limited to parcel- of the total of her flower output. Parisis work of the special lady shop assist- dozen for the best, or a third more :
If: post weights, never' exceeding eleven the great consumer, the capital ant, known as the coloriste she re- than the Italian fruit; it is more highly '
[ pounds. ,It i is thus that Nice and needs perfumes and flowers for its ceives ;!12 per month for merely colored than that from Europe has amore j
p other places!;.'supply' London, Berlin, fetes, weddings and funeral ceremon, dressing, the window and inventing pronounced fjavor, and is somewhat '

: .Stockholm., etc..' None go; to St. ies. It wishes flowers upon mantel. combinations for. bouquets. The more add than the seedlingorJ -
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"" ; grapes;; carried: : over in refrigerators, exclusion, only,that such a tax be : KILLS SCALE.

,I fdl;at.thirty: to>>:fifty cents,'and.foreign placed as will result-in preventing ournarkets .

.hot-house grapes,for.5o to $3.00 a, from-being made the dump IF8111 = "

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M **" ;;.,: Rhodeisland will quickly 'follow theimported when. own fruit is going forwar Is Strongly Concentrated, and when

. .c '. ones: _California honey, at I 1 : Diluted as Directed, it makes

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'and 'peaches, carefully prepared by UUUTIUTKM,ICAII CM OMMCI *4l Used in Florida for 13 Years.
Farms Near Jacksonville. .
,'private Establishments in this city,are pectat Directions"t. :
the wholesaledelicacies seen Just within the city limits of Jack- I
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4 ::: 'in the stock of fruiters.-Garden and sonville will be cultivated this sum- [ r 1l4. H. B. MARSH, General Agent..,
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wishes his name withheld) is a wealthy IriW.t wowrs..,.,..sun.. ,,slat......w6i. !. i I 13?"Sold by many merchants.

Pinery. Cuban who has lived many years.in MAKES 1000. HA&MOND'S SLUG SHOT WORKS,
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What the Growers Wanted. 'to the cultural ,system of his native ered with light frames over which the unusual rainfall and a temporary

The various congressmen.who promised : island, with .such slight modificationsas rolls of 'sacking could be spread on stoppage of the drain below his line
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; the executive committee of the American conditions might render frosty nights The plants have come flooded the beds, and the plants are
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Pineapple-growers' Association that necessary. up wonderfully thick; on four or five somewhat backward.His .

-they,, would use their efforts to have a SOIL. small beds the owner thinks there are chief dependence is horse ma

specific duty on pines- inserted the half a million. They have a good nure, of which he procures a large
The soil is a "blackjack ridge, in amount from the stables. It is
'Dingletschedule, arranged to give us color yet but will be'rather slender city
the parlance of Florida though it isnearly well ,rotted the winter in his
... two cents per apple. This is avery and delicate, requiring care in trans during
n reasonable and fair. amount of 'level, with,a slight inclinationto planting under ,the hot sun. Still, barnyard, and then hauled on the landat

protection, and would help developour the sufficient north leading to a swale. Of, which the tobacco plant is pretty hardy.in the rate of about eighty wagon loads
gives drainage. course
country greatly and is no more enduring!. sun heat. per acre.
sand is the element
than our'shared' We may not all, be- predominating We shall watch this experiment- His system may well be called intensive -
lieve in,the principle of protection in the subsoil being that fine, silky, yellow (though'it is not exactly an experi- tobacco culture. He raises
sand which is the of
delight or-
the abstract;, few do;' but a very small ment, as the proprietor for several practically three or four crops' from
percentage of the manufacturers and ange,growers. The planter states that years planted a small patch each year the same plants, as-hetops them when
he this'to hammock land
strongest protectionists really do; but prefers ; for amusement), and endeavor to keepour they have thrown out eight or ten

they .believe strongly. in the concrete though poor and' needing high ma- readers informed of its progress. leaves, then allows two, three or four,

form of the subject, when the principle nuring, it yields fine cigar wrapper, When asked if he did not think, when suckers to grow. This gives .a succession -
with small ribs and veins which is not
of fresh choice thin leaves
is applied at home. And now Cuba finally becomes pacified! that ,
obtainable hammock
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that the country,has embarked on four generally tobacco culture would die out in Flor- and greatly' prolongs his harvest, enabling

years.of this policy it is quite natural land. ioX he replied the negative. him to carry it on at his leisure .

..,. for,us ;all to join hi the concrete form PREPARING THE LAND.. '"You have certain advantages over with a limited amount of barn: room

... of the matter and apply for our share This is done with great thoroughness. Cuba," he said. "You have a good and few laborers. Every leaf is saved,

of the protection plums. After being plowed try* land is climate a good soil-poor, it is true, because each plant is examined every

Through some typographical or stirred with a cultivator to bring all but well adapted. to tobacco under day, and each leaf that is far ,enough

stenographical error, 'the text of the the roots to the surface and these, judicious manuring-and you have an advanced is plucked and carried to

clause read Utwo cents per pound" down to rootlets the size of a straw, unlimited market, seventy millions of the curing house. .. ,

r i instead of ':'two cents per pine," and are raked into piles by :women and people, a majority of whom are smokers We examined some of his last year's ...
!a4 the Baltimore canners appeared before children and burned. A few second and will have. good cigar if theycan crop of Zimmer; the leaves are.cer

k the ,committee, and argued that tHis growth pines are left standing; the find one. I consider the futureof tainly a little hard to beat for thin-

i; .,would be a prohibitory duty; and being proprietor said he wished he had more tobacco culture in Florida secure, ness", delicacy and strength of tissue

i 'on the spot, and in position to of them; as a partial shade makes no matter what happens in Cuba. and the smallness of the veins.

.. 4 state their side without any hearing light colored tobacco, where the full --.e.- "
sunlight falling on the plants all day ANOTHER FARM. 'Tobacco Growing In Sumatra.An .
from 'the growers, they were favored
' -f ,with a reduction to six cents per cubic imparts a dark shade. He would, We have several times referred to old planter thus writes hi the

.1 :f foot, about eighteen ,cents per crate, however, prefer some other variety of the snug little tobacco farm owned Journal of the Jamaica Agricultural

;J: which would be really'so insignificant tree than the pine. All.the surface by Mr. E. A. Lindsley. Out of six- Society: "The usual practice is onlyto

as to amount to nothing. Since then roots are dug out as deep asthe, plow- teen acres he has devoted only one to cultivate a particular plot of land

; :the executive committee have dispatched ing extended, up within about .two tobacco, bqt this year will increase his for tobacco once in six or eight years

':'l Mr. C. T. :McCarty to feet of the tree, and the tobacco plants planting to two acres, .as he begins ,to and after the crop is taken off paddy

"Washington to present our side of the will be set equally close up. feel that tobacco ground is pretty solid is frequently put in, The country is

.case, and we hope for some alteration MANURE." under his feet. Tobacco is almost chiefly,jungle and the first thing doneis
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.... r .in i 'our:.f favor. J. B. B. Before the ground was plowed there his sole money crop, and the fact that to cut a Toad through, say, 400
The land is cleared and divided
; he has one or 'two. laborers employedthe acres.
T. V. :Moore, Secretary w of the Pineapple were spread over it cut stems of pure. year round and keeps three big, into fields 300 yards long by sixtyfivefeet
Cuban tobacco at the rate of
,
Growers' Association, writes grown sleek Tennessee horses to cultivatehis wide; borders .are lormeoVby

:i ,a letter in the. Titusville Star,. from about a ton per acre, and this will be littje farm, is evidence! of his pros- ditches, four feet wide by three) feet
supplemented with cow manure pur- deep for the purpose. of drainage.Afer .
which the following is an extract : .A perity. ,
chased from the dairies
.* :conservative estimate of the Florida I neighboring After experimenting"with many varieties the bush wood has been cut
which costs $1.50 per two-horse wag. ,he has finally settled down. to down it is allowed to lie for about a
Crop for the present season, including
load delivered. The owner states
',the cays,, is 150,000 barrel crates, on- two, the Vuelta Abajo and Zimmers [ month, then it is stacked, burnt, and
that Cuban
'standard crates. The large planters nowadays use Spanish. He tried Sumatra only the ashes distributed over the land.
,
300,000
'output:is placed on the market in a chiefly cow manure on tobacco. once and abandoned it in disguSt. He The laborers then set to work to.dig
THE PLANT BEDS ETC.The the the ground with heavy hoes and. to
period of two or three months. The may have bad spurious seed, as
DaH r increase'from year to year is seed was imported from Cuba Sumatra grows satisfactorily elsewherein get out all the roots. Having pre

and was sown last "January and Feb- the State. The Zimmer was very pared the soil the next thing is to makea

mm! : ruary; in long beds, three or four feet poor the first year, but has ,steadily seed bed fourteen feet long by three

:- '" \J< _;increase will> be much_ more rapid, and wide, running east and west. Only improved Every year. 'He saves his feet wide. This has' a covering of

there will not be a'dearth] 'of. the fruitY the Vuelta Abajo variety was used, no own seed. grass mats two feet from the groundon

i g.itSsea.s; n in any-.of the:;markets other seed will be experimented with, The soil is the same as that above wooden' supports. with the sides -

'. 'of OUT country, though all foreign i fruit and fresh seed will be imported eachyear described.. The plant beds are downin open. In'-a' month; ,the tobacco plantsare
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;' _1 d-be" entirely excluded.. But the i ., .The soil in the plant-beds. was the. swale' which' ordinarily, is the ready for transplanting in rows_
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-leaves:l bigger/and" : :: PysenJery, MARY'T. ,FROTSCHER. President.
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end w Bowel l Complaints., Successors'toRfchard
,. s .t plants 4arecut'and; : Frotscter's Gravier Street Branch Store
;. ., ,,. drying sheid,where;Jh A" Sure,Safe Quick Cure. for Wos..-sib and 520 Gravier St.,New Orleans, La.
by'plecesof h mp.-rro; : ; .thes. troubles.Is Importers and dealers In Flower, Field and
Garden Seeds. Grasses,clover, bulbs, seed potatoes
and fruit trees in tht ir season, Conducted
-r--, o! by relatives of the late Richard Frotscher. Order
through Richard Frotscher's manual of 1896 or
.ffl 1.Killet send for one free.
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"Editor Farmer-''and- FrUlt. Sailor, and in.fact.all classes. t When you

_" :: :-fF Placethe- seed" coin- U 9 Used Internally or ezteroally.II : ... I' plant seeds, plant -

..to''prope( pth with. : -- "r. I
'Beware of imitations. Take--
,as thehand: can..bear. T but tne ". '
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\J ;{The, quantity ',of tar t! I 25c. and; 60c..bottles. I the best.
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VI nitely; stated, nor ,.&. .& For sale everywhere.
vided there is'a' uffi 0. M. FERRY & CO.,

,to the,corn a strong- : ; Detroit Mich.FAIRVIEW .
r ":Let the'corn Velvet Bean (DoliohosMultifiorus).

.,jiours,'then remove' Is also called ''banana field pea,"

lei.having'an open e- 'banana; stock pea." It has been cultivated -

f .,with old cloths oC. in Florida for ornamental purposes -

J': -, ionally apply 'tepid w a as trellises upon' porches, 'andas PINERY..

t ,days the com' will,be eJor''pi1eapple! patches. It

:" '. ,for' planting' :the has an enormous quantity of foliageand '
i being' about one 'vine,.and,bears late, in the season .Choice -; .-, ,
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i.Wt-- sprouts be : .ccide a large quantity of seed. It is now

injury will'follow; used in orange groves in place of cow Pineapple )i- i

0 ;start:put and the com peas, and.several growers have found :
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.. ,.' The_ corn should, it very,satisfactory. Dr. 0. Clute, ,,,,,"
;k cording to, 'the director of the Florida ;Experiment Plants.Smooth _:;;,:
0 rt'r Station had his attention called "
grain for one stalk, : to
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dropping, the corn' : this bean in, 1896, and at once pro- .. ...
; 'theJ:left hand'and the cured seed and began experimentingwith
K 'only"used, those' not' it. The land was prepared as Cayenne. I II! Home Grown !U!

t"t"r rejected. In each of for corn, in rows three feet wide, and .7 ,

Ifer :- eight } beans dropped one foot apart in drill.It ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTYY'
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r' wallymaybe was cultivated .
,. relied' sufficiently to keep

",' :ing f hills: By ; is down weeds, with plow and hoe, un F. ,N. PRICE,

.. ..and'replanting' 'can til the vines shaded"the ground. The .
.: done; atone operation. is ground finally became covered with, a P., 0; Box 449. ORLANDO. ., FLA.

,:, :Corn' soaked and dense mass of vegetation. It bloomedin

,has been'found' to be August, "producing long ,clusters '
cificagainst bud 1 or,racemes of f somewhat large purple HOME, GROW'G

calities but if the : d flowers, which were quite ornamental -"

lante&without; The-bloom was followed by plump
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}: :. '. _mg, his, ,at most,. pods of\ich, dark green, covered wjth Pineapple Slips I

@F. 'ventive. 'Why this a close'own.like velvet, whence
,':;f' 9) the of 'velvet and SuckersOf
rit" know, nor,is it probably comes name .
; v The'" .advantages : bean, At harvest, before frost in the Following Varieties .
.t November rod of the'vines
r ;$sprouting corn are a square
:; 'planted in dry: ; be and pods gave'ninety.three pounds of FOR(: SAkE:
,it je0yeredwith: :; green forage, or 16,680 pounds per ,
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acre. He estimates that it'would
ABBAKA PORTO Rico EoyrriAK
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cured into three of
have two tons
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:; ')':.It'is the,common, a hay per: acre. "All stock readily ate QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIPLEV

J, ers to throw roanures of the forage, including pods,with QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYKNNEPKBNAMBUCX : -
green
;; .'heaps and allow n ) AND RED SPANISH_ ,.
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,., they'are \hauled, ,to, Last year only five seed of this bean Apply to .. "'- ,
: x. almost: every farmer ay fore obtained by the writer. Of these
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.yieldTas: ;fresi] '''ma : enormous quantity of vines, com .If.a, fowl,has a bUiotts>ok,'with\ alternate 1..
i" ," for,tha is;, .that:when pletel obscuring the tree, and ''m'' .attacks .of:,'dysentery aDd costiveness .-

,. cl ,)lid:;one;: of '"the: : : November 'one-half bushel JC pods. it.is' rffeoog:with.liver coa.

2 ,fflj fUeate,',aambfiia; 1y The,pods are thick and leathery: .and plaint. A brckof;grit,' overfeed
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\ from three to five large,i oval;;it jump: f : .POu'Itry. aretoo.large to'make good sitters} but nntuwNUtauumm .
beans, and are,borne in,clusters'::on 'a' a'm dium-s ed Plymouth! Rock hen 8 Y ii-l \
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long stem.( : trines; grew over 1'-: -, -.- proves always satisfactory.A %
'' twenty feet .1 mj; ng&.; Left.;on; the! i ' '
field, both .leaves', lirid'pods were, I l a sitter is the size. A $small BEST and CHEAPEST. j \

',( blackened by:the 1 frost;,,but the pods I- Ordering and Setting Eggs. light hen will. stand less chance of .e and Catalogue vegetable and'cropa full mailed treatise free.,.on sprauJr Address[ /rait,&

apparently "uninjured., The: Sugar \\ \Vewould advise those who may breaking_her eggs and will raise her WM. STAHL,: QUINCY, ILL. 81lmIlHUlluUlrun
_Experiment Station 'l is'. distributing contemplate purchasing eggs f for setting chickens better than one that is .unus- IIIUIIIlIInnunnUJlUlUdllllllll"":.: ,_

'i, 'these ieed'andwell: send.to an- ppli.l 'not;to' delay orderingeggs, until rally large and heavy. ''Owing to the or __.

> : '. cant one]pod,;enough to:: obtain seed the last moment, as.i it were, and then smallness: and lightness o/ a ,bantam, _i

.r:, v for awholneighborhood; next .year., write the breeder, 9ur? hen h sitting it'is very rare that 'one breaks its eggsor

! l':}-" : .:\'','The: ;vibes':have' ;:not,been. analyzed: ,- so please .send eggs by return ex- ,kills its "chickens-' !Old hens are
:r : chemist of,theo there several better than (ones, ,and while I
: :ilr ., butProfes5prPersons f press. Perhaps may be young
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'; )= :,?i' :. .Florida:Station'has'given! ; the follow-, orders,ahead, of yours,and the breeder they do not-lay very many eggs; a ..: ::" ': "'VI> ;..'" _...."

:;" f);'" : i&g analysis! of. ,the bean,. ,air, dried : who treats his patrons honestlyahvays, few shpulof.be.kept: as sitters.-:'Amer- I- KENTUCKY HORSEMAN

'l'., :: '' :':T ;-.-Awiviaj. )' 'per cent, ; albuminoids, fills[ orders in.rotation received, unless ican Agriculturist.! _
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A good customer of''ours offered an unbelieving
, '4* ,: .'tJ ** ;2r.36-percent: : ;; fate) 7/14 per cent;; otherwise'ordered..: So it ,might .. .,. farper f 100 to. bring him bull that could through but
.t : :%: 'fibre, ',846 'per"cent; :,TcarBohdrates, happen that.your'hen might have to Selecting Eggs for Hatching! simply t&el'age.rood Bapshotsnot"taltln will. toward the manufacturers formoney.of suchaperfeetfence.

> : .i '6 0,75:Per ;cent: The :average of .the sit two'weeksorf, 'a.door knob or some Prof., G.,& Walton, of the Pennsylvania -than: nave a common Says hc"would wire fence rather given pay him our,price
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:- '.,i: cow-pea, air: dried,. js: Ash, 3.8. per: other substitute. If f your hens have State College, advances some PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian,Mich.

:ceatj;! :albuminoids,. :243; per cent; been.laying well,. they ,will generally theories which are.out of the ordinary, - ---

':::,: :: :.rteifi.ipercent.: ; : ; fibre, 5,7.per 'cent.]:.; follow:each.other,in pretty close order and which it may be well to consider INI 1
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, :tercarbohydrates: 65.5. per'cenu:, in.this desire to.incuba'te.rat; least you He says: : GO
ltt. >.4. # It-is richer,in.fat and,fibre'than the canconjecture:: that such will be the "A\serious mistake is also made in For your namo and address on a postal can w e "
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!.;:: ) '- 'cowpea: ;; :otherwise, it compares fay case and order your eggs. accordingly. selecting fowls for ,breeding purposes' on vlll tell earth you,how horse-high to mate the, best-strong wire fence andlecottof.

: f ;. ;brably with i(; No experiments have Or, .toibeQn: .the safe,, side of having and in selecting eggs for hatching. On pig-tight RitselrnanBro3.H,.aUhea.ctulA.l, ,uxD. Ridgeville. & Ind.wire..|

lr? l'., ""'!; .;'doubtless itisnotvery; different from: sitting booked"by the'breeder'subject eggs for hatching during the spring ---

l. .:, .;,::that of the cow::pea. to .demand.! This can be, done by months, when nearly all of the* fowls MONEY jAKEtihe

l' \ This bean_ is. specially adapted to prepaying amount or part there are l laying., No .matter how poor as and{ how thrifty to caaka indotttrtau hankie from poultry about her laVW

( r-.- -1c!san4yt!'f :soils, :as' has been .repeatedly of. Also take into consideration the layer a hen,may be, the chances are ewaPoultryCUIdefort8O7. money ..
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A /tested in\Florida, and'the verylimited fact that seasons here in the south are that most of the eggs'will be produced poultri houses; ;sure remedies and recipw: ..
t f i would the two months or,so in advance of during the spring and t'Ii. for diseseeL Sent for 16o.if you write now. .
:experimentsiere: :) justi! more early summer "". JOSS B 'JMHSS, ,. 'f .beUefor ,its 'adaptability 'also to our northern climates-and. govern your- months. A hen that has l laid many

# \alliivi oils. The,shade,'mulch and self accordingly in setting purchased eggs during the winter months is quite ,

:l fertilization! given;by, this bean should eggs,.especially f fromsoutherri breed- likely to produce fewer_ eggs during

I :: justify! amore: extensive of it by,, ers. If orders are delayed until June' thespring: and early summer months
1 *'* if"$ :our farmers.;, Larger 'experiments are you must take into consideration, than one'that commenced to lay on I YOUR MEAT WITH

\ ,being i : made; with" it .this 'year at all fact that fowls have 'been laying a the approach of warm weather. IQUID EXTRACTDFSMQKECIRCU

; three o[ the Louisiana! Experiment long, long time, and are more or less Springtime iynature's season for ,egg LA R.E.KRAUSERABRO.MUIDH.fe'up'EODATE", !\, ,

1 .. '; Stations. ,-LaJPlanier.: .' debilitated. from, their long season of production. All fowls that produce ,
,' .-. work, consequently eggs are. apt to be any considerable number of eggs

: ). Spading he;Yard. more or less uncertain as to hatching, during the year are likely to_ be lays.

j f I' ,:The' :yard'"shouldxbe: ; >; paded as of- owing weak germs, ,or the chicks Ing at this iime.. It is, therefore, i Imo. 8
ten"inrvtheseason: : 1 : as possible in order so hatched, .are apt to be,weakly and plain that whenever eggs are selectedin U J *>"AM, BRASS. '
$17.00 outfit for g&OOl EipreJi
t 1 t: to' turn: under the, filth, and also tohave have a poor chanceof making .a live the, springtime from a flock of rata Will spray a lO- cre orchard
} the surface clean and free from of it, owing to excessive heat, summer mixed hens .composed of some good per day. 75,000 in use.. Satisfaction gu&ttn
teed or refunded. Ill'I'd Catalogue and
money
# ., ,weeds in order that less dampness rains, insects and other causes too nu layers and some poor ones, a larger Treatise on Spraying free. Ag'ts wanted. Ex.
'"'" may rnerpus mention. In all probabilitythe per cent of eggs will be obtained from elusive territory given.' Rapid sellers. Many '
f exist winter.Vhen the
i ground is of our agents are making from 810 to$15 per day.
1 : 'frozen,over'in the winter or cooked irr eggs are so set that the heat of the the poor layers than at almost any P.C. \f18I1FGrCO..Box ii,CaUklll,N.Y.
the'ssnmmer,':the' 'droppings will accu. sun ''strikes directly upon the sitter or season of the year. A serious mistakeis

"mulate in the yard;;' but.if. they are her coop, the eggs become overheated therefore made .in breeding largely mmlorida ;
\. .carefully spaded and raked until the day.after day, literally cooked. Twen from the. unprofitable fowls." '
} r .... Lands 4&7
ty-one days go by-no chicks. -- ,
surface is ,smooth, the, cleaning can tQr
Moral.-Set in season and Health and Disease Indications.
:be eggs ,
done On soils
.f more.easily. sandy
.. '"' the.spading, of ,the yard lopsens the don't blame the breeder if you .fail, When fowls are judiciously fed, nges ( '
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4t ;top:of the:soil ;and permits the,rain 'to when conditions are unfavorable. made too take exercise, and their quarters ; ....

,, :.carry (down much of the filth that -,. S. S. D. kept clean and free ,from lice, jResortsnvestments ,
would otherwise remain \ there is comparatively no trouble with ....
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t : thorough
Sitting Hens. sickness except.in cases of contagion. [ *.i :
J cleaning: ip\late.in.the season, before ,
the cold weather sets in; and good\ A hen ,that is gentle and will allow Poultry raisers should learn the '. ,;
afforded will aid one to move her off and on the nest causes of diseases and how to prevent Developments -<:: :: "
'J .drainage generally .,
'.i in"preventing, ,.disease:in1 the flock. without showing'any sign of fright them, and-, there will 'be no need of :

'! ..;.;;... 1t. .,--;,- .. .. will usually make a good sitter, but medicines,in the poultry yards. Attraction'sAddi.ss
,hens that are. easily frightened and When the cofnbs:and wattles of the ; Jf.
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Tobacco growers: are rushing i appear to be unsettled when' on the fowls are of a bright red color, it in. G. D. ACKERLY, ,
in Gart-
f, >spring planting great shape;. nest should not be allowed to sit, for dicates a condition of health.'Vhen.ihe ..' J
.
: have about twen C ceuciuL pAsstMcen AC\:NT, ft '. \
'Dtr an Eyans now .
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they will invariably break some of the fowls are busy scratching, ..
THE TROPICAL TRUNK lIt E, .
I ty-two acres planted. The company
eggs and hatch very few chickens. the hens laying:and singing, the cocks "
:, :; F ;: ,and lrthe'other are pushing JACKSONVILLE -
FLORIDA. ;
; growers
There some' varieties of these' :of health.
crowing signs
are
s the unfavorable are games ,. ...,_._ t
J things! just!.as fast as -
c When
that resemble the Leghorns in disposition you.can enter the henhouse
l.- k weather. ;will J allow--Fort; .. Meade, and !while they cannot. .be properly after dark and, hear no wheezing ,it gestion or liver complaint, will result .i
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r: ,J Tim. -,. ".?. classed as non-sitters, they make proves-there: are not any. roupy fowlsin unless the trouble is- corrected. 1
1 s' Thedgar: manufacturers. ; of Tampawithdrew very poor sitters and should be kept the ,flock. A hospital should be a part of every 1

t 1 766 bales 'of, tobacco. from: as .la : On. the farm,. where thehens When the manure is hard 'and a poultry yard. As soon as a fowl gets .:

!< ',the\ ''bonded ,warehouses last '.wee : have unlimited range, the games portion is white, it indicates a healthy ill remove it to the hospital, and 'com

h i make'._ excellent mothers, but when condition of the digestive organs. mence doctoring it at once. The
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:J _;. Withdrawals' that has 'occurred in ""a they.are undesirable! as they will frequently wattles are' of purplish red and the wait until l the disease is in its advanced J

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; '" e-i>. go into.effect,at.oace, and .the fear of It would be hard to find 'a breed that When fowls lie _around indiffierent and when cured it is seldom of value '

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' ..,$ '- '1 1e.mosquiloes'were not killed this Children/a Dresses. :
'. ,'(f)fc :winter in; and
the.Everglades, they are For our Rural Home. Soumdde
'.';.rthere no win countless numbers and :
'unendurable by huntsmen. Spring is really here in our sunny
1'9 6" south and warm days make us thinkof
'The Manatee County'Tobacco' Co. the changes that will have to be

haveset out,.3ooooo hills of tobacco, made in our dresses., And spring FRUIT "
and fourteen individuals have secured dresses have to be made for the little. CARRIERS
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plants to set out,.218,000; !more.- We folks as well as fOr grown folks. :
y. shall make' a'detailed statement later. Usually every child has grown taller The Standard of Excellence.Send .

, ., of all the tobacco planters} in the section and the dresses' all seem to have for Catalogue and Prices from First -Hands.:
and their acreage. .-BraidentownJournal. grown shorter, and the busy motheris
SOUTH S/DfNFi Co.
.. already beginning to plan and "con PETZRSBURGM.
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The new process is one of great im- trive" at least one pretty new suit for .. -- .. '. -' '. "" '"' .--",. .. ... ---- .-' "-, ..
each child. For to have one's children -
portance in- the treatment of fish .and .
meat, imparting. a delicious\ flavor beautifully apparated is every
which is indeed very appetizing: The mother's ''ambition.. Simple material wool, flannel or cashmere; make pret. Cut glass articles require much
: ': preserving wine used in the treatment .: is always best butas a rule it should.be ty .economical dresses for children. more care during the process of washing -

is.p ocured.by a new distilling process of good quality. When they become soiled, simply than those, made of plain glass,
t from the maple from the north I When the warm cloaks are laid wash them with Ivory soap and press because the unequal thickness of

and small sugar percentage: of Indian corn-. aside and it is still too early for real while damp. If flannel is washed_ in the glass, which makes it swell and.

This fluid does not taste like wine it : light spring dresses a-verypretty effect warm water, be sure to rinse it in warm shrink irregularly.
may be obtained by making water, do not change from warm wa
only looks like:it It is self-preserving Large, round, shallow baskets, with
least dresses cold vice be careful in
at ter to or
pretty aprons or dainty versa,
r ;- ,and as harmless as maple syrup. From handles, made: of fine but strong willow
actual tests we can safely say ,that the ,worn like aprons over the plain woolen that respect, usifig good soap, and widely woven, are called salad

Chase Sardines are.far superior to theimported' dresses The dainty garments flannels. 'wilfndt. shrink. baskets. Theyare for washing the
should be without sleeves and low M. M.
in fine favor.
Experimentsare fresh green salad leaves. Cut the
being tried with mullet, 'with a necked, and may be made of China T MM leaves from their roots and drop them
silk trimmed with ruffles of Dresden A Charming Tea' Cloth. .
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view them for the northern
tocanning I into the basket Souse the basket up
ribbons of India linen finished with For Our Rural Home.
f markets, the few treated are found to' and down in a large pan of water and
hemstitching of The newest in tablecloths those
Tribune. pretty gingham orna-
be. delicious.--1ampa.: then, stand in a cool'place to drain.
mented with braid, :or of pretty lawn having colored hemstitched borders, "
On many premises .in this city Le- edged with narrow lace. about, twoinches: wide. As yet, theyare A hall seat seems to be .what is
Conte pear trees have been planted for. For the girl of twelve years,nothing not upon the market ready-made, needed in many halls, but every
ornament as well as for their fruit. is prettier than a 'plaid made with a but if they are: as popular they give housekeeper cannot afford an old oakor

Only SL- few days. since they were plain skirt, -and bolero jacket coveringa promise, will undoubtedly be ere long. mahogany settee, or even have one
beautiful with their great wealth of sleeveless mull or.silk shirt waist. As tinted art-linen does not come built of pine and stained to'match the

eiblooms; but now the effects of the terrible Now is the time for the woman of in very fine qualities, it will be' neces- woodwork in the room. A plain

' 'blight can be.seen. on every handin limited purse to watch for bargains sary to get the white linen of the same wooden bench, such as is to be foundin

.the rapidly-dying leaves, denotingthe and remnants of pretty goods of last texture. They are easily hemmed,' every house-furnishing store, stainedto
presence of little insects winch season, being sold to make room for proceeding as we used to when mak- imitate cherry or oak, makes a nice

.,. have wrought so much destruction more beautiful spring fabrics. t ing silk mufflers years ago. looking settee. Make a box cushion .
'iii pear groves all over the country. Parties With a few pretty remnants to help Have the embroidered design .to for the top, covering it with .sumptuously -
.from. Ferry Pass report that the remodel old dresses: all the little girlsin match the tinted border. One I have colored cretonne, corduroy or

foliage on, the pear trees in that sectionis the family may have new suits at in. mind is very handsome,. harmonizing some inexpensive material, tufting it
rapidly dying with the blight. Un- no.''great cost. The girl of fourteen so well with the sprays of apple by tacking d9wn. with covered but
less diseased limbs 'are at once pruned yearshas grown too tall for her pretty blossoms and leaves. tons; put a twelve-inch flounce upon
from very tree and'burned, as recom- grey dress and that can be dyed mar- For this quality of linen use Asiatic the cushion, box plaiting it on, and
mended by the horticultural experts of coon' or garnet with Diamond dyes Caspian instead of. filo floss, which is you will have a very comfortable and
-- -the government, it is feared that the and can be made to fit very nicely the a little too fine. In designing the pretty hall seat.

_ blight will spread throughout-this. sec- .. miss of twelve years, and the skirt flowers, have some full blown, profill --...-
tion.-Pensacola News. worn with a plaid waist, made of a and buds; also some scattered petals, Who does not know women and
Mr. Walter H. Preston, of the Manatee remnant\ : or with a pretty shirt waiston as if blown ahout by the wind. young girls who are continually in
1' County Lemon Co., informs the warm days, affords. change of Florida dogwood would make a tears? Who always see the dark side?
Tampa, Mmes: "We will l probably costume at anytime to suit the weath- pretty subject for teacloths, it is so Who have frequent fits of melancholy
.have the of its kind in As the without ? The.intelligent
largest ;place graceful. petals are so large, any apparent cause -
the world a few years hence. We er.Another suit can be made new forth it would be better to work them in physician will know that it is

.now'..have more trees. : set out on the fourteen year daughter, by dye half solid stitch of'very light pink and some derangement of the complicatedand
s place than there are .on any place in ing a different 'shade and the skirt white, with a touch of brown as the delicate feminine organs. The
.F1ori<4. .We h ave,30,opo trees in our made longer with a fold of velvet,or'some i tips Trumpet flower conventionalized young girl suffers, bodily and, mentally -
grove. Our tract of land comprises other becoming material, at the : ,would also be handsome.A in silence. There is undue
346 acres on the north side of the bottom of the skirt; and the waist pretty cloth in .outline may have weariness, unexpected pain, unrea-
;:Manatee river, about 300 ,acres of can be remodeled perhaps by makinga for its design clusters ,of wild jessa sonable tears and fits of temper. tyr.
.. which is now under cultivation., From jacket or bolero front of the same mine, wrought with yellow and green Pierce's Favorite Prescription exerts a
our grove this 'season?>we shipped material which trimmed.the bottom.of Asiatic twisted embroidery silk, the wonderful power over woman's deli..
about 1,300 boxes of oranges, we receiving the skirt and for warm days have the hem to be, of yellow linen. cate organism. It is an invigorating
I' $4,000 for Jhe fruit on, the ever ready mull waist to be worn in- Have you seen any oC( the magnolia tonic and is specific for the peculiar
trees. We shipped ISO boxes pt lem- stead.of the "jacket waist. doilies? weaknesses, irregularities and painful

ons which sold at $3.50 and$3.75 per With proper care dresses can:be remodeled They are drawn equally as large as derangements of woman. Careless,

.,,; box, and l last wetk there were eighteen each season with little expense the flowers, a few green .leaves peeping easy-going doctors frequently treat
,boxes of grape fruit shipped to'New: ,. But one thing is Very neces- from under the petals. The out their women patients for biliousness,
x York' which I think will bring us $15 sary-after a dress has been washed lines are', button-holed in long and' nervousness, dyspepsia, liver or kid-
per box. Our grape fruit trees are a and dyed and looks bright and new, short stich! the petals in white, the ney troubles, when the real sicknessis
'pretty'.sight; the trees are small but the same care should be taken to makeit leaves in green, and the centers havea in 'the.. organs distinctly feminine,
,they'are loaded with fruit' ,of.a most over as if the gopds were reallynew group of yellow French knots, so and .no help can come till they are
.oi. ;delicious flavor. We' have 106 acres ; -1.Je,. sure to haye good lining when completed it represents a single made perfectly strong by the use of
in truck, one .half of which,is in potatoes and pattern A new silk would be of magnolia and accompanying leaves Dr. Pierce's,Favorite Prescription.

: the other: being divided between little good if it did-not fit well and the and is as large over as. a dinnerplate.The ,Send 21.cents in one-cent stamps to
: .tomatoes.cabbage> and celery. old dress had better: be put in the rag work is done with Asiatic-Caspian. World's Dispensary Medical ..Association -

... ',' .. '. We. "expect to'get about i,200 barrels bag or mace< into rugs.if it cannot be Try this last and see how pretty it is. Buffalo,U. Y., and 'receive Dr
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IdGirl.Has} 'NerVous. Sow 'Common. Plant Oce ,':of the FOR, THE'TWENTY-SECOND YEAR--. >- '

Orchard:aad Garden.. '
: W. W. .HAWKINS, & SONSAre
'We'are"ccustOiried to, regard size as
... ,-., ; offering a Choice Lof of the Best Varieties of Orange Trees for the season of 1896'!"91.
: signifying power,yet a glance at nature All of our Nursery Stock Is six years old with one and two year buds All Budded, low
fte .:Effects: ef a Prop* will goon reveal the fact that in this we and from BearIng trees. -

Nerve Pood Ibmontrat&d.J t .. are mistaken;,and that the most minu !* VARIETIES GUARANTEED TRUE TO NAME. di di.ifi .

;1 o M r a jot d,P a forms'of creation are the most' potent; Early Belectjonsand- Early Planting will.prove the most successful. Prices Low.
Several month* -agj, Mils Cora Wat. probablyno' forms of, plants cause i aspmIlychangesn Send postal for Descriptive catalogue to ': <#

rang,, the sixteen-yevrold,.'daughterMr. of life as 'do the micr 'V'. \2V. H .:"VKINS Sb &OK8 -

1.0' ,:Watroos, a locomotive firema ; scbpical bacteria; and the largest part
of 61 Clarion Street;Bradford;Penn.,.'Yas the species of the animal kingdom is con -

h eised.with\ al:.'nervous disorder: ',whictbrqttied.to J posed: .of- insects, which ,to thereon ''which bear. 'a lance-like ovipositor ,

; ;; end >'her' tlife.The;; urst forms comparatively small!; with ichthey pierce the, skin of the =
fthe."ai1f1ens'038] of it is not surprising that a group of the
lJIi.aptoIij ? al] .. aphid and deposit an egg. After the RfGO Ys; .
insects the most &
smallest are
For come little time Miss ?Wa among. larva has attained its growth it usually] _
't"- and that the losses annuail
'>- root bad'no desire to eat and complaint structive, forms a pupa inside the aphid, and. i i in ,

,,' 'erf a 'feeling.of;extreme .lassitude. ,This: occasioned the farmer and horticulturiiby some cases ISSues and spins a qj-aLoG E
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; For]} three, weeks the young lady :was the largest of those resulting the louse. These parasitized aphids .

.nearly crazed with terrible headache and insect. depredations: may 'be readily .distinguished by the .

'.E nothing could, be procured. to' give her The aphids are,among the lowest form brown, paper-like appearance of tbeir This book should be1 In the
of' insect life forming a 'sem wingl S8 hands of all who
relief $ ': bodies when dead and should never be wish to be BUC-
? in cessful i In planting It Jtf safe
which
of the order a
r D Finally after trying numerous remedies group Hemiptera Besides these the tree
mandibles destroyed. < guide to right seeds and right
,, called and bega the maxilla and form a tub methods. It makes
phY8lcian.WaA
crickets, lace-wing flies, several diptei you ac-
treating.the patient He said the troubl through, which the bug sucks its food larvae, and the larva and adult of the quainted withGregory's. '

)! swa8: caused by) ,impoverished blood, but The winged-forms have two'pairs of thin, lady birds prey "upon plant lice. Tl Seeds

n after several weeks of his treatment the slightly nerved,traNsparent wings which, lift l history and habits of other' species
at rest form a roof above the bodland the parity and re
'condition had not; improve d) when ; success
young lady's extend somewhat beyond the abdomen are essentially that of the cabbage aphi, which are Known to all
and the parents decided to procure 'the : but they differ in generally feeding on; ful planters. Gregory's Seed
eervieesof another physician.; .In, the Plant,lice generally somewhat Plant lice are catalogue is sent free of chargeto
pear-shaped vary from one-fourth to one, some particular plants. anyone anywhere.J. .
,meantime Miss Watrous' nervousness had !
have such
that a larg .
peculiar In they J. II. GREGORY A SON,
fiftieth of inch in size according tage
in\head .had, grownmore"severeand'the an ,
the
increased,-. pains number of food plants.I, The cabbag e Alarblehcad MAM.
: sufferer's parent snd species; and have slender legs and kobl-rabi kale cauliflower -
also infests
z aphis ; J O
the 1domenare
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and almost given up hope of recovery. Atthe.tipof mustard rutabaga and radish
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two tubes what is known ai
It.was at this methat' Mr: Wacrbui excreting while the common green-fly of the greenhouse -
heard Dr'Williams' Pink Pills forPal< "honey-dew," which forms the-food 01
of ; injures not only the florists which is even more destructive when

s:3 -People.( ., .lie' ,found that. the pills were many ants,the and when left of fungi.It on the. foliage plants,but the turnip, celery and cabbage, made with whale, oil soap. The root .
growth
; 'highly recommended for nervous dispr- encourages and is said by Buckton, have over sixty; aphids are more difficult to treat. Whenon :' ,
dens and concluded !to give jhem :a trialA is the extremely rapid rate of reproduction food'plants. the roots of small trees they may be

box' of ,the pills ,was'purchased and that renders life the aphids such a Several forms,the'more important of effectually killed by water, heated to
and the history of our most
before the taken.therewasi'a" pest which are those on the apple feed on 150 to 175, and if possible new soil '
Improvement common and most destructive
; in the girl's con : probably roots. The apple root louse is small,and should be placed around the roots.
f ,dition. After a,.half dozen; boxes had form, the cabbage plant louse, ,will best
; method of of a flesh color, with a downy covering of Carbon,bi-sulphide ((0. Sz.) has been used
;been used the young lad's appetite( had illustrate. theusual development a bluish white appearance, which look by drilling holes.in the ground over the
For the the winter
most
returned,the pain in had ceased part, ,mould the and aid in the hole
".. like a white on roots, :: roots, placing an.ounce or so
; )'and hew_ stronger'than. at any timeprevious form is the egg,,though live winter the South and the in greatly in detecting them. The wound; and then filling up AS nearly air tight as
adults _
> to her illness. frequently ove inflicted upon,the roots in sucking the i possible. Mulching has been found to. ,
the North found alive*in pits of
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concluded that her they are
Miss Watrous cure deformities which render them to surface
: sap, cause soon bring more nearly ; ,
>" :was complete and left home for. a visit to stored cabbage or Jn piles of old stalks. them unable to perform their functions, when they can be more easily extermin
in the country near Dunkirk -. Early:i in the spring these eggs hatch a
'3ii relatives grape and the tree soon sickens and dies. The ated. Ka'inite is claimed be a remedy-
j : N. Y. She-stopped,taking the med- brood of females which art called viviparous apple leaves are also the subject oi and also has the advantage of being an .:
that is direct birth to their
;,ieineand by .over-exertion brought the ;; giving attack from another aphis, (aphis mali excellent fertilizer All of these remedies r
.. back ,As, soon a* the returning young without laying an egg. About "
i ailment again. Fabr.) which appears on the leaf and should be applied immediately upon
.., 'symptoms were felt; Miss Nat eight days later those) females give birthto fruit buds just as they are expanding in the appearance of an aphis, for their .,.' .-
'' secured another box of pills and the :young, which in turn soon, produce ,"
1. roua the early spring. This species is in all reproduction renders any delay hazard-
? illness was.soon ,driven away. She is others, and so the process commonly probability an importation from Europe,
= in: better physical condition than known as "budding" goes on. Part of ous.The
now : and ia also found here upon wheat andthe judicious gardener or fruit grower
'i 1 :,she has been for,)'eal'St.and declares that these viviparous females are winged and quince. will not fail to use every means to pre-
1 and it is found that the
; .; she*owes. her, e to, Dr. Williams Pink part wingless, Another, myzus cerasi, Fabr, vent the spread of these small,but never-
1 ;;: / ... wingless forms are far more fecund than grown
4 '; 7' Pills attacks the cherry, stopping the theless disagreeable :and extremely de;
f '* Mr; and ,Mrs., Watrous ,were interviewed the winged;though the spread of the pestis ''of[ the tree and withholding nourishment structive visitors.--Southern Ruralist.:

; by.a reporter at, their home on mostly due to the winged ones. This from the maturing fruit. On thepeach <

j Clarion street. Both are- loud in theiipraisee method of reproduction continues until are aphis persicae, niger Smith,, Stable manure or compost has an important
tall when females and males ,
z 3 of Pink Pills. "My daughter's viviparous which lives on the roots and also the function in absorbing and hold
the medicine said ire born,.and the winged forms deposit which commercial fertili-
life:was" saved by leaves and tender twigs ; and the common ing moisture
.:Mrs: Watrous. "Her,,condition 'was''al' heir eggs'in a safe place in which to pass leaf aphis (aphis persicae) which is zers do not possess Bat this can be supplied -

4 most hopeless when she commenced taking he; winter. With such a rapid multiplication brownish or yellowish and causes the by plowing under green crops,

i them,'but now.she is as strong and [ of generations it can easily be seen eaves[ to curl, but in other respects is chaff, etc. As to the necessity of such

.1{.1f : healthy as any one could be. I cannot ;hat in a very,short time.these may become .'similar to those of the apple and cherry. vegetable matter in the soil, theorists differ \:,
serious and this is found tobe
a pest but farmer knows that humusis
cucumeris has every
The ,melon louse, (aphis )
1893 the of '
the case.. In gardeners
1: in a been quite troublesome in Maryland, one of the.most useful means of insuring -

:.condensed form, all the elements 'necessary jong Island were more afflicted with ccnrring on the underside of cantaloupe against drouth. .

I to'give new' life and richness to the I aphids than'by: the ,cabbage caterpillar tines late in July. Some aphids cause Do you know of any county or other' : .

V V ',blood and restore shattered nerves.They (;Pieris rapa), and ,especially in growing curious malformations upon the food public officer getting less salary? Would

'1 ;are an unfailing specific for such diseases seed, since the injury to" the stalks caused plants.. Notably among these are the it not be a' good idea to- deduct from fCongressmen's
t locomotor ataxia partial paralysis, St. ;he seeds to' fail to germinate. .Many *
'" as ockscomb galls on elm'leaves, the large salaries the cost of seeds
*c 'Vitus1,dance, sciatica,neuralgia, rheumatism times the heads become fairly alive with erminal galls on the cottonwood, the they frank through the mail? How long '.
masseS lice. The matter -
nervous headache,the after effects of young surprising knobs and swellings produced by would it take, them to adopt the opin '--:

1 .'f" 'of.la'grigpe,palpitation of the heart,pale : is that they do.not do more damage, ,arge he' lettuce root louse ,and grope ions of Ex-Secretary Morton? ='
of
t c and, ,sallow complexions, all forms of for if we stop to calculate the number hylloxera.

i .1. :weakness either by male'or female. Pink ndividuals; ,produced"in a single season, ol Beware, of Ointments for Catarrh
Pills are sold by all dealers,, or will be twill soon be seen that the mortality These are onlythe more important and that Contain Mercury "
of price 50 nust/be enormous to keep vegetation this nnwelcomely numerous family,
sent paid on receipt ,
a post will surely the sense
consider that 500 and COO as destroy
acres mercury
from ntterlyconsum by th elittleliterallY"Snckers.u hen we
being
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box; six boxes for $ 50 (they
cents a or The of turnips have been destroyed by themn of smell and completely range the
'f in bulky the 100)) by progeny
'are'neier.sold
their Subjection becomesf whole system when entering it throughthe
:Dr. Williams',Medicine Com- of one egg in seven generations would one season,
) addressing surfaces. Such articles
interest to the farmer gardener,, mucous
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.V amount to the small number of 729,000- some
; .-:T.
Scheneetady
lpthIyi: ; should be used except on prescriptions
t. < )XX). Dr.. Fitch is authority for the statement and fruit grower. For'the greenhouse never the .
from physicians as
lived &ere is probably nothing better than reputable ,
that if all those of a season
In these will be found condensed'intQ will do is ten fold to tho
[ fumes damage they
ol.whole' their; allotted length of time that they tobacco dust and stems or ,-.though
substance -
whnee the derive from them.
si, latter should be handled care- good you can possibly '
cover the surfece'ofhe the very
would everything! on
to .the :
T : of information pertaining manufactured F.
umns earth and another prominent ontonologist fully. It must be remembered in treating Hall's Catarrh Cure, by '
7 ( and the;household.] \ .* recently and is taken internally, acting-
yard side by) side in straight. line the progeny and can be destroyed only by somethingthat mercury,
t "A'good beginning,makes' a'bad end- of a single,egg, if they all lived, ,kills by contact, as they do not eat directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces

::iHg" does notapply to'farm' work,, would reach past the farthest star that toeexterior portion of a plant Pyrethrum of the system. In buying naIl'sCatarrh

: .A good( way to ,water,;mflk is to give an be seen by the most powerful tele- powder used as a spray in water,, Cure be sure you get the genuine*
.:" is also the alcohol extract It is taken internally, and ,made in Tole- ,
offresb water.. M don't this just try is quite efficient as
... V the cows plenty ; pure jcope. ( you believe: '
to about 20.)) of pyrethrum when only a few do, Ohio, by F.,J. Cheney &: Co. Testimonials : ,
Farmers wlio awn their farms and plan geometrical progression up ,
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[[Ha fortunate then that there are some plants are to be sprayed. Various other nee. ,
formerly '
what two ,
to grow oa: oDe acre acres this These consist remedies have been tried, but none seem l3F"Sold by druggists; price, 75.,per, ,' ,
parasites
: .better rendition upon pest '
produced, are.in:a bottle. ,0-
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.: :' : : frosts'gluts;, 'and financial panics but juicy .blossoms ;the-well. ; '
z .TMM8. OF SUBSCRIPTION. i nourished not j rii1g.th trees if they have
....:<" .....':-" ",1I. ..0IIe- -Yell'' .. *...-...:.....:.-.'.*,.:......"............?..'2.00. this pressure is beginning .to tell:at i trees' and the. result is that the to.the'orchard* access

''=,:4yy:' -.'.. ..''IlK .....; ...'.,....;.......-;-.....i..."... ......_2.oe .lastThe; death_ of the.Ere1: >ident..and thrifty trees will: ,not,,:yield half as. Look. for borers and '''remove them

"* }.t*Psce1.Co+kati1e- ... i..S....."....._.:3'OO theallness of the have im- the
..':' ..-,:, .: .: .. .,, tj".. II -Secretary many .pears'ras iinthriftyones' with knife.and wire Borers.'r; aybeexpelled
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;: .)/.':>.f.-' .- hb' Hl" _r-I In" .all" cases.' cash in posed a double-burden- upon the new. tho g doubt less_they will be larger. by :a 'whitewash containing i

Ji ;:!" :''.".t........-'j No discount;allowed on one's] President, {r,: }eo.L Taber=himself .,e. crude carbolIc acid: and Paris green..

4: x". (!" s. WJa"b a1ibei1et( .tin a club! ), but to one, of, the busiest of men-and :Value of Pine' Stumps.An .- See that:.wormy fruits.are picked 7
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;J .f '.. .tt commission will up
"..t'' .,:..' < :to allowed age&fel on all subscriptions obtained the;K. rchequer'"'feel theVSociety>is:,beginning estimate or the;:possible profit to and destroyed. Sheep and pigs will

-' 'by them. Write for terms to the strain. One, year be.realized' utilizing pine stumps and do this cheaply. .
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,fi:. -Te- -every- ,new ii bean'berwe, will send, more will probably seethe Society, pitchy waste may ,be made, accordingto ,See that the orchard is well 'cultivated
: of Whitnefs "Garden- togetherwith our great fruit industry and kept free from
': postpaid, a copy : the Lumber World, by assumingthat weeds.
: ?. :. :: fag in Florida.". For ..two: .i new, Bub- upon wbtch t : mostly exists. safely IJ] every cord of fat pine 'will, yieldfortybushels.of ; Look to it that no grain is
crop
..} :i. r wribew;;. at:$ .QO'-eacb,.we will send, carried through and reestablished | the best quality metallic raised in any orchard kept for fruit

.' postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange a: substantial foundation. One
f ., .: upon 'charcoal,;twenty*gallons of turpentine production. ,
,. more,t long pull, strong pull and pull See that "
j** water
of sprouts" "suck
; ;;forty gallons tar,.forty gal- or
"i,., :Rates of;advertising on}application.! :. all togetherwill.poll;the State .JJor i:: Tans tar ers" are rubbed off trees
; .. ... _, '. Rein ianceeshoiiit be made by.check, '. : of oil, _and sixty gallons of as they start.
.i f cultural solid footing.
Society; over on to This will
injure' the
: 'postal "..Di ne", order 'or. registered pyroligneous -aci ,
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That effort=should' fair
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'. not to be than if
... _"ft."", .". letter to order ofXJLRMXR >>, redistillation t pyroligneous acid they are permitted to grow

:--. }.i '_ 'AND. FRUIT GROWER: forthcoming.. will yield ,one. and'one-half to two gals into large'branches and then removed.

:: .. ..- '-. JacJwonvuie,-Fla 1 The'society's yearbook,for }1896' i Ions of alcohol, with from four six Look after trees planted this'spring.

'. :,;';.:.;.f.' "'::..:..-.,' 'Ciase.W.DsCostaBuilneasManager.OONTINTS.. one of uncommon: excellence; is full gallons'.of:acetic.acid,besides a quart Loosen:the'ground about them and
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'" '= ;..', "' tity of cre )sote. Calculating) these then apply a mulch of leaves or straw.

,,,:-c.:.:.--'"'':';': I' "" .... struction. At one time we thought of first' five named,products attb"e lowest In rare cases the life of a young tree

.". /r: 'c:':,.hrtecel1LUeon" I items..v-'itfv.jt.. ..I... ....) m .epitomizing' its. contents. in our col- usual price,.the. returns. from- a cord may be saved by the timely, applica
'; -/ ?". THE VINIYASLD=Tfie Bd .Grapes for Florida;, urns, but. soon found that we.should will riet.IS.YOung_ sap wood, will tion of water. Y

''..,=:;. Ideals, In the.Gr pe'-,.;....:......,.....,..,'227 be obliged to desist, for it is'as'the yield more than uric half this :quan Look' for lice.. If they are i injuring

;c p: :,: =C OVE AI D.-aacasaD-Prospect,-Weather, French say, "an .embarrassment of tits oftproducts. A.plant"for this purpose trees spray with the kerosene emulsion
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--I *"xCarV>&- Spiders'-Etc.; The flower:{industries.off riches. To do it justice 'one'wouldhave can ,be built in the shape of',retorts which is the bestsummer application

-H/. ; Southern France;atsd Paris...... ...n..' 22.? to publish it almost entire; It i is each. of for trees. .
...'. ;;:".<':!, %Southern Luinriesin ewYOrk. iarkets..:... 228 well worth twice the .that is retort sufficient ,size for
';--" -. ,. .... money onehalf cord bPwood{ at See that soapsuds are not wasted
; iPiSBXT=:; "Whatthe Growers Wanted. ,. '. .229ToBAccoTobtcco an outside on
: asked for it, as an exhibit, of the }horticultural wash .
: ; :: days. Cannot
Yams .of
"s, > Near JacksbnvfllerTobaccoGrowinjf expense ; say $300; The time required some practicable
::.: =; :In"Sumatra............. ''226 resources of Florid And for: each :charge of brie-hal I method be devised that they may
irF'r .PAKM L 'sun TKUCKBR-To Prevent Bud when it is considered that'the purchaseof I reach
:.;1 ._ : ; cord of wood is eight,hours, each 'retort the orchard? Applied to the *
'; '. fiWorme:. : ; .;; Velvet Bean; (Dolichos. ,Multi.' f this most'interesting and valuable e trunks of
,,: /' .. .... 1 J thus handling one and one-half f trees which havebecome
'. ., jBOTUS/ .. .' ... ... *.
.. ;: :: I.": : /. **! *** f* f}'*t9j>4. : 2JO volume, at the low price of $1.00, also '
<. '! = ; cords of wood in { scaly> soapsuds will thoroughly
; |.; $*' "JO Orderingand; Setting Eggs;, pad- twenty-fpur: ?': .hours renovated
.'. ./ vl.*".v%; Jnj the'Yard;; Sitting'Aens;\ Selecting e entitles purchaser to membership resulting therefore in some '$20 profit t the same. V.

,..;;.J,. : Bus-. for_Hatching;'Health. .and Disease and to the. transportation priyiIeges'acco ] per day from a retort,costing not Look to it that.all.the- wood ashes

........'....,.............. ded members more '
". >:; : .-.- :Indkations ,..?!... 331. to thisfact'shoul; than coke : reach.the.orchard,, the best
a oven. possible
"- --' State News.' ...; .!.......4............i........ 232 elicit a hearty response in: sup'pprt ofthe for
'to: ,,,,. : .." '1.PTO RCIAL HoMB-Chfldren's. Dresses A This is'on of those wonderful 'rSlltS' e place them. Pine ashes are not of
: ;
,p '!/ .Charaing TeaCIothHiute, ; to Housekeepers .Society in its.present 'necessity which "the lightning :cal :ula.. much' value as a {eitilizer,'but they

-- '-:; .................M.i.............?. ,".., 733 1. :Remit' ito. the President, Geo.. '.I* tor" used to. evolve, for the benefit of f ] loosen the ground, and! are of benefit
'- '' Taber, Glen St: :Mary, Fla. in the.orchard.
..: l\, Some_ Common Plant I4ce of the Orchard the tenderfoot, out of orange culture f

sr 'it,' j. and Garden...................i.v...,....:..' 233' A Pest t of m i Insects. in Florida; say, profit of a thousand 11 See'th there; are no scars on your

"'- ,' ItomauAirrltNeed' Help; 'Pestof .In. dollars p r 't.acre. : Jacksonville narrowly trees, made ,by the removal of limbs.
'::3 -' sects: ; Value oPine Slumps. ;; Look in the Soft; mild winters such as the past *
or other
.' f; C,, ;: Grove and,Orchard...................... 234 one has been do not destroy the escaped .being struck by this by means, which are not

:. ,-..:, .. "-.,M&IUTS-BnsinneN. -' 'Notices.- ;; Solid Pacts broods of insects and the. woes of the pine stump lightning.. At one time covered by,paint or some protecting

...i. JAbout, ,Vegetables; When.Will. There be there was a fair prospect that the center ; substance. Care here may lengthen
hipper arising from
5"." .::.. ,ii fit. :',. .. ',. Better:rimes?-A New Spraying Mixture., moldy and and seat of the .naval stores bus i he life of a tree many years. Observe:

: .' -%:.:; .Weather.and Crops-Government. ulleti!!...' 6 slushy vegetables and fruit and poor ness, which, has migrated down the which varieties each kind, of fruit-

--s .r i .., .CottonFertilizatlon.M.. .. .............,......_ 238 returns are aggravated by the ravages
:i .... :'':,.,'k.;'t'>,.., .,....rm. Items' ...............*................._... .240v of the ,pests. In addition to the coast::successively Wilmington to are most productive on your own
.- n Charleston and from'. ground as well
< as at
: L Charleston to your: neighbor's.
.. thrips destroying the bloom of the
: Savannah ,would make and This may be of future value when
,one more
..:- 't...;vt... Weather. In. Jacksonville. strawberry and the pear, we have this I I aJflltto '
". "' ",, \0. unusual a last;remove--to Jacksonville.. But ; plant anew_ orchard. .
.. a ... '' .. :" .. the banks'of Savannah proved too peaches, pears and plums if
..' -1---. .* 't. '. wormy peaches indicated by the crystals those of the fruits hang touching each
., ,% .. strong or Jacksonville not other
t ,.. .' 6 a '.' a ; of exuding. titrack
& be 'marking e '
.
.> .". a a lit77 gum strong enough and this robust What remains will much
grow
larger
air= .. monopoly :
; a, of the.curculio.
The
""! '., .'" ,''... -.., ,. .... CD GO =- =t thrips has remained where it is. There is and finer.. -
rl; :':, $;';;-'? -:-- - shown thaHt is fond of pollen by attacking .
1.:1: ",'., April i.... .... 65 61 66 58 8 62 a possibility of a branch of it going I to .
,. .. ....... the Noonan. which is I"- .
.<.1 ;:;": ..'....c. 2..... U 66 11' 57 14 64 ,-94 a pistil Carrabelle, but there .,does not seem Many complaints reach us concern:

.w. :;t: :0.: 0.--. ., 4.3......:..!'. 68 65 74 76 66 6. .r8 70 70 .0.02 late'plantabounding l in that goldenmeal now any probability that' Jack ing the sluggish market for .strawber:,
: ;.... .. ::5...., :. 67 69 84 64 20 74 .6 (the choicest'food of bees and ries 'Growers'find it
impowible
:'. .. ...,..,.. (A 72 85 66 sonville willl be;able to secure of
; t. .19.16 any
;;; .1.' .',.. 7......,. 68 11 85 65 .20 75 ,. o. insects); and avoiding the Cloud 1, this business'Look : realize a reasonable profit after meet
j'.o': - -= which is .a staminate'plant destitute of f .. ing the excessive
"i ::..,....-. .:lleaa.......... 66 69 77 63 14 TO 2.35 express charges..
} ,:<. .' -", .'," .... .. .' pollen. It, has shown also that in the Qrove and Orchard.. West Coast Truth. *
.'-'.11=" : : ':. -'tota.. rabsCaU.. likes soft and succulent ity "
., r a food Look.after. the:buds in the orange At Port Tampa ..Saturday three Immense
: if't' -; \. A. J MITCHELL: Observer.>
; attacking most the ,
severely:) strawberry trees and see that they are not over ships were loaded with
'....? .."i}-:,." .'-. beds-growing on ,moist land and! least shaded,by sprouts., pfcoi-
phate at the lime
.
the
it, Needs: same ,at rate ofJsoo.tons
': .Help. severelythose on drier lands. Look after the peach and
trees give daily sailed 1 rhh'alash
They
; ., ,...-:!In common ;with other interests of Another'proof of this is shorn by.' them cultivation'andsomegoodpoo of

I ; :Florida..,"dependent, 'pn'the fruit andvegetable the" following circumstance Ti fertilizer cargo phosphate aggregating\ 6,SOO.
.; : ; : well worked fri and waterLacy ed tons, and their places: at the dock .
",' ;: productions, the State Horticultural small.Le.Conte pear orchards:af so that the roptsjcan appropriate it.: :Do were'filled by three ciod
more !
1 q ,, ;. ); Sociefy.has.sufirered y.; tey, of the same age, on the same sold oil> not let the Jacksonville markets be ing to.be loaded. This kind yesieU of .work:

'". : : .This"'body.of.superior? men, whose ; and pnlt stone's throw apart, have, flooded with the green,little, bitter goes on,at-Port Tampa.day ami night
'J! ,hero-presidentYof, Jackspnian mold during the.lasf four or five, which v .
years, je-i peaches come here .too often. Perhaps the .
;:%- ;. J.aJ;just'' parsed over .t tci the silent! '' ceived different treatment One. has I Look for fire blight,on: pear, and and"rapid.devel greatest secret of the immense

e :' ," ,majority is one oft:the beacon received each nt of ,this -
>' lights of : year a moderate applicaHon quince fees.Destroy: it at, once by business is .that ;Port :Tampa is the

:JJ ;Florida.: It_typefies the' refinedfife'of.the 'rural of commercial rC rliIiz r.whichhaS : I removing the limb l -u: nd burning the cheapest; port in 'the United
;; States'
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State
;( ; conspicuous con stimulated a considerable growth: same. ,- There'is

:f_. !trast(to J thefreiacdpnarysemi-barbarous s cf,,\yood.in/ 'addition to some very ,. Look.aftergrafts: : and.see..that they i thetapen.eoCtsi'i'ngiscratiwely: :no charge at ;the docks and
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f(4 t o"end action which 'crystal fine.crops.of fruit. The other orchard have a.chance to.grow.. 'Rub. :off :the a.trig:=-T---- -- -
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present prices


; .. 'Flarkets.. :;: :: .'- .... .: -' 'VEG'" 'TAlua.' '. FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF .FLORIDA'S1

t .,' -; 'BeetsFlorida_ 75cto.:1.00;; bunches, ... -- .

.x. : -.JACWSONVILLE, .,,III': > '. '-- "- r per 100 bunches; 4.00 to 5.00;; Cabbages, ;.

....; -.' ::. ;, :. : PRODUCE.: .: .;..*t f Charleston, 2.50; .Florida, 2.00 to. 2.50; The Oldest National Bank in the. State. 1
", Corrected Marx Bros ;
'a. '-: .. '. : -by : : :'" Celery, California, 50c. :to l:001'orida: ; .

i t ft e tre average taII':1tztf choice !large to extra, 1.00 to 1.12; small to medium OHARTERED,1874. CHARTER EXTENDED, .1891. '.,
} # ..hU fetch.pttoaaboTe.top quotations;;whjl poor 25c.. to "75c. Cucumbers, ,Florida, -It
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; :" ; By conservatire,yet liberal methods this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity, ,
adlfow, er.'OfatIteIaufornfa,. ,. per carrier, 2.00vto 3.00; Egg'plant$, Fla., strength and ability to meet all legitimate{ demands. "

\,,:, : Navels.' ........ .4.00Seedlings. per j bbL, ..bor 1.50 to 2.50; per bbl,, drafts We on buy all and parts sell of foreign the,world and.. domestic. exchange on the most favorable terms,drawing. .our... own .:_

"'. _" '. U. .".....'3.00_to 3Amks crate,2.oo.1918.50; ,Lettuce, Fla.'prime, invite visit :
We a or co ndence.looklng toward business
.e. :
re1&t1ons'usurlnr that
-:.rfBc4 (,wanted-_...............:..............,.,.crate.bbl 3.00 per bbl:basket, 2.50; fair to good, .1.50 favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention you youi. s

1 ;;;' .' A' a, Messina;..: ..:.......... box: 3.00 to 2.00; inferiot, 1.00 to l.25i; Charleston, JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C; COOLEY j
t:3 h Peas, dried,,........,.;..bu ,1:50 per bu. basket, 1.25 to 1.50; Lettuce, N. '
..:*,, ....best bralld....:.. ,...,... .' ,,04 to, .,05 bbl 2.05 to 4.00 Peppers Fla. President. Cashier. .!!
.. .... C.;per ;, ,
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tCHit...Florida,. each',no demand ;
;PotaioeSiBurbank..bbl... .::.:, 1:50 per carrier, 3.00 to 4.00; Peas, Florida; Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
'fJ'-ow,I ..: ...............5 band. lots '1.40 bu.,, 1.50 to 2.50; Georgia, 3.00 to 4.00; 0
r.If, ... \,,.'. %. ,.! ..-.,..!.,.' .,-..-...' sac" X',25' Charleston 3.00 to 4.00 !J iBNdltu
; ; basket, ; .
<' -.... ....... 1.20 per .
.t _. issackloU: Solid Facts About Vegetables.Few Itcdjldd. Eugene B. Redjteld.ESTABUSHBDI87X. .
,'f'' 1.50 to
beans Fla. .
.ff!! .;. Maine early rose seed. 1.75 String ,green express, '
4 Maine hebron "". ',.' 1.75 2.00; wax, 1.50 to, 2.00; freight, 1.50 to squash growers or, squash lovers "

t 1 -. ; ,- ,./i". + ,Maine peerless reds !_U''' ...'J 1.75 2.00J: bquash. Fla., per bu., 1.50 to 2.00; know to what:extent. they are indebtedto > REDFIELD & SON, .

..... Onions' N.Y.Dakot1....-..." -.bbl:' 1.75 4-50, :Tomatoes; Fla.: prime to fancy, 4.00 to the veteran Marolehead (Mass, ) seeds- -

\J';>',r'Peas.' ,black eye ....,...........bushel 1.50 5.00; common to good., 2.50 to 3.50; Key man, Mr James H. Gregory. Alwaysan Commission Merchants
'.*'' brown-eye,.,-..::...b u 1.50 enthusiast the squash Mr. .
1.50)() 3.00. on subject
to
,t' .. ... .... West, f
clay ,s. ,i' ., .....t.bn 1.60 .. -AND- .
): ; ." ,,.Whippoorwill.....,....bn 1-75 FRENch & Co, Gregory takes just pride in the fact that
:\' -t II! :TnrnipsN., .Yi. ,n.M.'., bbl !.50 4 he has introduced more- standard varieties .- Fruit Auctioneers ;
\...
II z -' ."' 0.-,, ,Strawberries.-Xur market under light than any other.seed grower. Te himis 14J Dock Street FMladtlpMa, Pa.We .
i -VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. due the introduction of 'the long famous -
I I and increasing demand has
: receipts an handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables
Corrected by Davis&. ;Robinson. Hubbard and Marblehead, the
since lastissue. receipts for
improved either
1 at sale which has heretofore been
w'Yam ,. -.....:.. ...bush to widely celebrated Butman 'white Chest- private (
r 'Y U .35 40 the at 25c. to 35c.per ,
few -
J; .Sweet Potatoes. :.....*..,. .:........', .& to35 past days selling nut Cocoanut and others. our custom) or-by the auction: system (recently
"' !*" Hubbard squash, .......\........bbl 1.50 quart; few: very choice higher, while many added to our business)as you may desire.
:Lettuce,':*.-- !''\0'..!.....,_.do .15 some defective stock had to be sold All of Mr. Gregory's enthusiasm, and
c Celery Florida...!..... ,....,--. .15 to ..35KgPlants. somewhat lower Cauliflower, choiceto energy have not been' expended on
.. ........:.....:.........bbl '3.00104.00 ; squashes, however'as of his All-
; r ,-Tomatoes, ,..-...:.-.......,;........crates !.25t0 1.75 fancy per crate or basket. 4.00 to 6.00 ; growers
I } .Sweet Pepper,., ,,.....,.......*..bn, '1.50101.75 Ordinary,1.50 to 3.00; Green peas, 1.25 Season, Deep Head and Hard Head Cabbages -
Green Beans,,.....,...........crate 2.00 to 3.00 String beans, 1.50 to 2,50 String and of his, Early Ohio and,Bur- QUICK WORK
Pumpkins,' .........;..-.......;each .0s to. .10 '; ; bank Potatoes can attest. Of late the ,
KershawB,:.... ...,.'.........each .03 to .10 beans wax, 1.50 to 2.50 ; Tomatoes, wrinkled varieties of have been the In selling and paying for Fruits and Vega
Parsley ....:..,?per dos:bunches no demand choice to fancy, ripe, 3.00 to 4.50; Soft peas etables shipped to us is our motto. WK
t ,Green onions,.....per doa. bunches .15 and ordinary, ripe, 2.00 to 350; Green object of Mr. Gregory's special and deep GIVE GOODS SENT US "BY GROWERS
Pepper.. ,hot,.;...-f....:......bushel. .75 study resulting in the introduction of FIRST PLACE BECAUSE Wn NEVER
Sajfe,well cured,................_.lb .25 1.50 to 2.50; Cucumbers, per crate, and Nott's Excelsior BUY OURSELVES.; They are protected
,HenL :.....-:.;... ..........:.....:... .". ..30 5.00 to 8.00 ; Beets, per 100 bunches, 3.00 the splendid wide grown by our 40 years experience without default*
Roodera.ti..-..""*........:.....- .* .20 to 5.00;' Squash, per orange. box, '2.60'to The zenith of pea culture has lug a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand
1 ""- t.t ....... been reached in Electric Pea. financial which bank
; } 'DJUJ. --i--- 12.s Gregory's stability any or
box 2.00 to
i Turkeys, .,.. __per pound' gross ...12M.Duw. 3.50 ; Egg plants, per orange merchants having mercantile reports can
\1. ..........__.*.-v._.....! ...\" ..25 to .30 I 3.50; per barrel, 4.00 to 7'00r\ Cabbage Remarkably early, wonderfully prolific verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR
r' Gce ...,,....'..-._u................'../- ..35 to. .40' 1.50 to 2.00 ; Peppers, per earner, 2.00 to and of such excellent quality, it must .METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
I :Leeks',...,....:....perdcz bunches. .25 1.50 to 3.00 soon entirely supersede' the hard varieties your name for our quotations. Stencil and
1. Radishes, .,, ;...... 1!...:.perdoi' demand. 3.90t; Lettuce, per basket; ; of Seed Catalogue cards free. Letters, promptly answered.
't,, ': Cucumbers...!.... ,.-..,......:...crate': ,2.00 to 3.QO Celery, choice to fancy per bunch, 75c. ; early peas. Gregory's
Spinach; ..... .....perbushel' .75 to 1.25; small and poor,' per bunch, 20c, is a practical, common-sense book FRENCH & CO.
that should be in the hands of ,
barrel 5.00 to every
to New
.demand 50c ; potatoes, per ,

4Cauhnower.: ..-.........-....-.perbbl 3.00 7.00. / planter. J. J. H. Gregory and Son, Mar- 116 Warren St., New York.
I Green peas, :.... .....?,..... crate. 2.00 BEDFIELD & SON.. blehead, Mass., mail it free to anyone
j'',::. Turnips,...... ..,..t,...... ... bunch no demand -.1. .. that requests it. ESTABLISHED 1855.
'.,.'" Florida Honey,...: ...poundsection': .10 .
., New Potatoes. ... ............barrel 3.50t04.50 Pittaburg :Markets.

..?..t.Strawberries., .::.. "........;.... quart P7 to ...10d Strawberries, Florida, refrigeratpr When Will There Be Better Times? ;

",- '4 Ne fancy, 30c. to 35c.; Ordinry, 20c. to A gentlemen by our .side answers:
\ the labor and of
; increased
;, New York Market. 25<-Cabbage; Florida, large crates, "When each one spends less than he power purchase -

I. } "" .' 1.50 to 1.75 j crates 1,25 to 1.35; Toma- 'earns." A pertinent response is: "When by our own work people; wouldwe

2tf-: ::"Strawberries-Receipts: for: week have' toes, Florida, extra fancy, 4.00 to 4.50; will I have an opportunity to earn,more not be better off without" it?-South-

{ a? ., ,been 877 crates by the ,Pennsylvania: R. boxes, 3.50 to 4.00 ; camera and boxes, than I spend? pertinent reply Ruralisf. .
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I j.. ,:R.,-74 ice .boxes.,by Savannah steamers' ordinary, 3.00 to 3.50; Cucumbers, Fla., would be: "When the country ceases to -
# ? and:. a fair supply by'express.. The boxes 2.50 to 3.00 ordinary 2.00 "
fancy ; import what the country can produce. *
7 ., market ,has been as ,irregular as the bu. A New Spraying Mixture. .
extra
to 2.50 Beans fancy
wax, ,
.' ; Is it not a fact that the country importsof
: ?. quality! of the receipts, which have shown 3.00 to 3.50; Green, 3.00 to. 3.50; Ordinary what it could produce many fold more Another very valuable discovery has

'& wide range in size, color and condition. ,2.50 to 3.00.; Peas, extra fancy bu., than all the excess of exports over im- been made by Professor R. C. KedSie of
11 1i .. On the whole the. supply of ,really fineberries 2.50 to 3.50; ordinary, 1.00 to 1.50; Let- I the Michigan Agricultural College and
i ports? And is it not's fact that every
!\i '.: has been light ,and the advance tuce. Florida Head, fancy, J bbl, 1.00 to Experiment Station. He has discovereda
: dollar of value so imported representsthat
last week has been increased but
i noted
4"I ; 1.50 Bushel,50c. to 1.00; Cauliflowers, spraying mixture more reliable as an
; much labor thrown out of -
employ-
*: .' medium i and lower qualities 'Tiavo met a : Florida, fancy large, per dozen, 2.50 ment resulting in stagnation in the labor insecticide than Paris green, and which

: .slow.,trade at comparatively! easy prices. i to 3.00; Egg plants Florida, fancy, market, and consequent inability to pur- does not burn the foliage of trees, and it
-' The, ruling prices for prime to fancy 1.50 to 2.50 barrel. is
: small crates. ; fancy, chase productions? costs less than four cents a It
our own
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: -frUithave been 525 to 35o per quart; this i bu. hampers, 1.25 to 1.50: ; extra fancy What though it is possible to buy German not patented, an here are his directionsfor

I -. : ,quality has ,not been, plenty, and occa- I bbl., 3.00 to 4.00 ; green peppers, Florida Australian and South American making it:
fcional i lots of extra large and fine have box 2.00 to-2.OO Beets fancy dor sugar,
; wool, Canadian hay potatoes and Boil two pounds .of white arsenic and
c ,been placed at-'still higher figures.defective-Mot bunches,. 40 to 50 ; Ordinary, bbl., 1.00 cabbages, French silks, English manu four pounds of sal80da for fifteen minutesin
of the Gainesville berries are
"- : to 2.00. factured cloth, Holland eggs, Italian and two gallons of water. Put into
:darkcolored, otherwise unattractive SOMERS BEO. & Co.* label and lock it When
and lemons Cuban to- and "poison
Mexican up.
and these have had ,to at the lower I oranges
go 4 t
bacco cheaper than we can produce you wish to spray slake two pounds of
On
of quotations. Friday a car
1' due ranges by Penn. R. R..failing to arrive the f Business'Notices.SAT8UIIA them, provided those importations de- lime and stir it into forty gallons of water -
American citizens of that much adding a pint of the mixture from
early morning supply was limited, to 'BUDwooD-We hope our prive ,
:,.i .,: steamer receipts, mostly Gainesvilles, readers have not failed tonote the new labor? Is the great American people ben- the lug.
Nur- efitted such purchase? Would not the The mixture in the jug will cost forty-
"t : ': which mainly at to 25 cfullrates'considering advertisement of the Glen St. Mary by
::, ,. .BOd.! their :quality.20. Later 'a sey Co., on the front page. Whoever growing and manufacturing in the*United five cents, and this is enough for 800 gal-

J ; -few e'boxes! by express brought 28 to deals with this company: can do so with States pl'arti les unnecessarily imported Ions or twenty barrels of spray. These
n: that what he give employment to every idle twenty barrels will require forty pounds '
: and refrigerator 36t the absolute certainty pur-
car
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work? What ad- lime.which will cost cents
who is to twenty more
and that man disposed ,
: : .hours 'moderate chases will be true to name, is
brought
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vantage is cheapness to a man making sixty-five
This deal in these times.
a -supply,which sold for 40 to 45c. a good '
idle and no means wherewithto twenty barrels three and a quarter.cents
y ; i- : car :eeems to fill. ,a, long: felt want; certainly CARBON BISULP IDE.-w have made buy? possesses Of,what advantage is increased per barrel *

*:. ,,:. -. : the ,service, was ,a perfection personal test of.the virtues of this drug, to the Its advantages over Paris are as
cheaper
or .currency, green
currency
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: quarts all the ad-
: >< r !, and can testify that it will do laborer out of employment? follows It is cheaper and the ingredients i-

< : leu My Thompsons, very fancy, sold vertiser promises, when properly, ban- Will 'foreign nations cease to buy can 'be found in any village drug
i. 'of ; ,: at.,75c per"at. and_a few, 'crates, of goocfHoflnan8 boon to this insect- "
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"" , t ;, \w=< 4Qc pestered land. See ad. the American it .will keep for lengthof
else
.':.;;: vale from Charleston have been mostly'ordinary anything people can kept ready; any
4 : ; because refuse to make time it uniform in strength it does
'> .f : and worthabout 20 to, 25c. On SCYTHE WRE. cn.Every man who furnish them we ; is ;
.. ;:"- :; .' ,..JBaturdiy.two, 'freight}refrigerator 'cars owns a scythe should, also own one of their country our workshop? And evenif not injure the leaves of trees or plant; it

f!'''; came in for which lv .obtained 25tO,3Fcerally these. The .ordinary scythe wrench is they did if we could consume our 10 colors the leaves white, showing how
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'.. .' ; i trees lose most of bloom. Tobacco ELDORADO.-Week has ,been dry;

). :. i %3fteejE aiding'Aprifsth, 1897. planting also delayed in many' sec- crops generally suffering fQr "rain.-J. V41 -

'.. Preci/ittiiion--Rainfall been ex- tions. Spring vegetables ,have stood R. Cunningham. .

\ : cessive qyera" large section of the deficient moisture conditions about as BARBERVILLE.-Weather all that ,-'

western and northern districts, retard- long as possible. Only a light showerin could be desired; corn looking well; ;.,

*ing farm work no little over'the for- Sumter county on the 2nd. Showers i orange trees continue to bloo'V.. .. '

1 ",: mer' Many fields adjacent to streams on the first have brightened out- H. Hill.

,..were: flooded and otherwise damaged. look over sections of Volusia county, SUMTER. this week
showers
fo' -Light
: where groves are ,said to be in superb
dryweather previously.prevailing
winpjtpthe
have but still need
)' helped crops, we a
however, ,damages so far condhjon. Oranges, lemons and ber-
rain
from
., D'" ries look well in Brevard but need general ; crops backward
have1 .
i- not .been severe. Precipitationover
drouth. W. H. HoweUFORT
rain. In Marion show- Shortest Most Attractive
: where Quickest
.the northern district largely met county, Jll ,
the ers fell, potatoes are fine cabbage MEADE. crops need rain;
needs. of crops, and while some ;
V IJ- about exhausted; oats good and corn tobacco is about planted; orange trees :ROUTB
,extreme ,northern, and western counties ;
well. Strawberries dropping much fruit on account of BETWEEN
: : i received an excess of moisture, growing poor.
.... drouth. FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH
: 'the. amount was not such as to cause Southern District. -James Thompson. THK

; -"',,:"apprehension-, and on the whole, the Continued dry weather lends a LINDEN.-Still very dry for crops; Florida Central and Peninsular

week was an ideal, one for Jrops over gloomy aspect to the situation. Veg- suffering for rain; unless it comes soon
.,
the districts mentioned.* etable production greatly reduced and our spring vegetables will be ruined; NEW THROUGH. ROUTES.
small'shower zd. W. H. Hood. '
Small on -
: The conditions were not so satisfac- rapidly failing from drouth. New York to Jacksonville by

tory over the central and southern citrus trees beginning to show ,effect 'MASCOTT.---Drouth has prevented New,and Florida Pennsylvania Ington Southern It. K. to Wash-to

districts., The more northerly counties of deficient moisture. Too dry to planting tobacco and cotton, also corn. Northern \Columbia, Florida Hallway Central &

.were.favored: 'with light'and scattered plant ,corn and peas; fortunately, some Light rain did good to all cultivated :Air Line. Peninsular points In Florida.to all principal

.showers. In but few counties were counties seeded before effects of pres- lands. Orange trees dropped fruit..- }'Cincinnati to llanlman June-

"i, the amounts sufficient to 3o material ent condition were felt, and in such D. H. Rosenberg. Cincinnati, tion Harriman by Queen Junction&; Crescent to Ashe-,

good. The greater portion of these cases the outlook is more promisingUpland ; Southern. District: Asheville & ville,and Columbia by South-
'" 'counties need rains and with- rice good. As is usual, the ern Railway and Florida
copious MYERS. Week as dry as the preceding Jacksonville Central&Pensnsular-Colum-
absence of rain portends but little J bia to Jacksonville.Cincinnati ,
out which serious damage will result. !
0 'one. Gardens will 'fail
: soon !
dew. The latter is an important fac 1 to Jacksonville by
Temperature:-There was no decid- without rain; citrus trees showing Cincinnati.. I Queen &; Crescent to Chatta-
tor with pineapples when the formeris .
Southern to Ever-
nooga It'y
ed departure frpm) the normal during effects of drouth.M. M. Gardner.
4 deficient. Dews have been light as Florida f ette,Florida Central& Penin-
the' week. It was quite uniform, owing Limited. | gular to all important. Florida
; ZOLFO.-Weather sultry and
,evidenced by present condition of very points.
to dominating cloudy conditions. pineapples. cloudy; shipping last of beans; crops Kansas City, Port Scott &
Kangas
F Western District The week op. moderately good.-J.. T. Wadsworth. and City Memphis R.11.to Kansas ,
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','enedcloudy: with almost daily showers Correspondents' Remarks. BOWLING GREEN. Too to Jackso'vllleThro': Line to to Birmingham Everette, Fla.,Southern Central R'y&

_over a large section of the-district. Western District: dry ,plant Peninsular to all Fla. points.

I In i instances the falls rain with corn or peas, but bulk of crop planted .... Lour to Jacksonville by
to '. > ;, .many were heavy AUKEENAH.-Heavy before dry weather and is.doing well 18t. Short Line to Du Quoin,
,: enough todamage fields and crops on high wind, did some damage to fruit ; Holly Sp'gs Central to Holly Sp'gg,
orange trees in fine shape; everything Route. City, Memphis &; -Birmingham
,. ,; ,''ands. Except over the higher trees; crops look fine.-J. B. Roach. ready for rain.-S. R. Wood.A. J to Birmingham,Sou.
sections of the. district work was sus- CRAWFORDVILLE.-Daily. K'y to Everette and F. C.&; P. i
J. MITCHELL Sioux City&; Chicago to Jacksonville
; upended/or several days., Corn planting benefit to all crops; corn looking; well; Section Director. Ill. Cent. to HollyTrouts.
finished fields will l Holly Sp'g8}Sp'gs K.,O. M. & B. to Birmingham -
though did-
.' many high wind Thursday night; some } Sou. R'y to Ever-
have to be replanted; seeding for cotton -, damage: to fruits.-Dr. .J. H. Hunt.. ette and the F. C. &'P.

general where soil is dry; cane, Notice: Correspondents will please] Louls'ilie & Nash'llle to Rive
rain and windon
CHAIRs.-Heavy high New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
potatoes and:vegetables doing well and ISt. Oat good corn doing mail cards 'so as to reach this office To }route with through sleepers

# oats very, good.Tobacco is being set in crop ;; NOT LATER THAN SUNDAY Of each Jackgo'villeand between New. Orleans and
a well in good condition.-J. H. Jacksonville.The
: ; crops week. Each card is factor in the
counties and a
western plants are grow- Patterson. F. C. '& P. has 700 miles of track in
i ing. In'the central counties small preparation of die Bulletin, and even Florida running through the

.., GADSDEN.-Corn all planted; oats if have but little to let the Tobacco Regions,
I/ fruits are promsing. you say, Stock Farming and Dairy Rect ion,
promising some tobacco set high Peach and Strawberry Lands,
; ; card come. We wish to hear from
Di'sfncfThe week
Northern was Orange, Banana and ;Vlneanple Country,
excellent over ,this district. While winds on the ist. \No damage re- you. Should you fail to receive the Phosphate Belt.lias .
ported.-C. W. Laing. Bulletin inform this office. the Silver Spring and
rainfall was copious the needs were please Other Fine Scenery.The .
PERRY....::::COO! first of week unfav- Great Hunting Country..
Note Postmasters please for
great, 'and the soil in such condition : post Reaches the Noted 1'lahlng Ground..
I, as to readily utilize that which, under orable; last of week warmer and plant- the benefit of the public. Has the best lands for tillage, greatest vari-
of soils in the State and above all
ing more active.-N. W. Lundy. ety
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_,; "different' circumstances, would have > i
the Central
Runs over Ridgeland
b injurious. Nearly every county ELLAVILLE.-Corn planting about In reply to yours of the lid, will Where It Is High and Healthy.

the week as being favorableto over; some planting cotton and pin- Prosperous towns nil its route and it offers
reports
there is about distilleries
eight ten
say or I the best freight facilities for any produce to
look well fine rains
: crop growth. The cloudy weather dars; gardens ; ; the Northern markets.
normal oats good.-J. H., Lammons. within one hundred miles of Send.also for the best map of Florida (sent
:.... ..andjuniform temperature were free) and note the towns on its route.
_such as to hasten all vegetable growth. ALLIANCE.-Rainy weather; corn Tampa now in operation and will be route.A.O.ELoDONELLG.PA Fla.

: Corn planting generally finished and coming Upfcotton and peanuts plant- more another season. If there were ,

1 cotton receiving attention through the ing.-W. .H, Beauchamp. naval store company in your town
The Fla.! Cent. & Peninsular R R
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cotton belt of the 'district.. Tobacco Nortliern ,
District: all stills that were nearer Tampa than
J i Vegetables an ,melons have receiveda AMELlA.-Favorable 'weather for would which Offers to ShippersThe
Savannah ship to Tampa
near }Impetus, and all show renewed planting; farmers busy putting in seed would be more than twentyfive, at a Shortest and Quickest Bode
vigor. Some fields of corn worked. :
and setting plants.-C. H. Jacques.
Melons in Putnam .county reported rough estimate. 'I would sat there will BETWEEN

Fruit ATERTowN-Planting staple crops be over ten thousand barrels of spirits ; FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
earlier than trees
; previous "
., t full bloom and the year.outlook flatter- well under'way. Cotton being put of turpentine made within one hun- THE EAST AND WEST. '
t in. little backward With Improved Ventilated Cars, this company -
Vegetables a on dred miles of Tampa this and
.,. ing. Oats very good.Central .year, is better equipped than ever ever to a
,1 account of cool'east winds; 'fruit trees thirty thousand barrels of rosin or handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops,and
District situation over. in fine Farmers E. insure close connections and prompt despatch
shape. brighter.- more, and if you could have a naval
to all Eastern and Western Markets.
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.,'this district is in marked contrast G. Burke. store company in Tampa and could ,Through cars to destination without ,

: ,: previously commented upon. The LAKE CITY.-Good progress; major get a good rate of freight it, would be change or delay.
rains is in Perishable wire
: need of refreshing urgent by and
part of corn and cotton planted; pea- hard to estimate the amount of spirits shippers advised time various June
passing
',almost every county, excepting portions tlon points and arrival .
nuts next some early com sided and rosin that would come to'
; up; your
All claims for and loss
,. t of the more northerly counties, overcharges promptly
'' -' erd season g09d.-W. B. Voight. town.-Letter in Tampa Tribune. adjusted.
wherc,badly distributed showers fell.Portions .
: that
See goods
your are marked
HUNTINGTON.-Crops much im farmers of Alachua and Marion
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t however still suffers forM generally revived.-Benjamin N. before the Interstate Commerce dersigned:
:portion, : C. B. TA twIt.Trar.A'gt,Ocala Fla.
./ moisture. Light showers were help Bradt. Commission, which will meet in Jack W. B. TUCKER, Oen.A','t,Orlando,Jla.O. .
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.", ... fulin. Brevard, Orange, Marion and SAMPSON.-Weather first of week sonville April 0th. They are.raising W.K. FULLER,Trav.AVt Tampa, .11&..

_. ; ; 'Polk counties. Drouth has delayed cool and rainy; now warmer and crops money with which to defray expenses. OrN.S.. 'PENNINGTON 1aclsonvilleYla.W ,TralEe JI aver. .

D.x.:.-. tobacco planting, caused bad stand much. revived.-H. C; Ryals. Gainesville1 Sun. H.. PLEASANTS.. Geaer Preiffet I Act"'-,

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If- : 'WINTER {HAVEN NURSERIES "CENT-., --WOBI. )" COLUMN.. LOUISIANA) GRASS grass for(P lawns Asp and LUM permanent: PLA-

" -III.. .,. iK.,.. .. pastures. Sets.$1.50per 1,000 by express; 35
centsperiundredpostagepaid.; M.P. POWERS,

!.t f- ,Offer, their.Fine; ;Stock of :XJITRUS TREES, at Reduced Prices.. one BATES.week,35 Twenty cents; three words weeks, name SO cents.and address NothIng -, I I I.awteyFla\ -

.; taken for less than 25 cents. PHOENIX Citrus NURSERIES.-A CHOICE SE'
Trees at bottom prices No
: : ,,' Brown Advertisements for this column MUSI be pre- back numbers. Fourteen years ia the business
j Parson Rdby '
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,Amory, Bloods, St. Michael, Jafla, Wash. Navels, paid. Send for price list before buying.
.I Tardiff, DancyKuigT; nge es, Villa Franca Lemons. Send no stamps larger than two cents. PHCENIX NURSERIES
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Triumph,.Marsh Seedless"Thornless Silver Cluster Pomelos. ,Initials and figures, count as one word. 12-26-12 Braidentown Fla. -

;-" ':, f'J' At '$25 '100 f. o. b. 10- off EXCHANGEE-BUDDED CITRUS
.per ; per cent on 500 lots. I)4 BUSHELS Beggar hundred I.se) a bushel FOB and budwood in exchange for pure

:-". .. .All" trees are budded low on,rough lemon stocks about 1J inch diameter. Buds I thou-and. blooded fowls. F Plymouth,p.WAITE Rocks,Belleview and Brown,Pla.. Leghorn a-ij-tf ,
t: 4 J to 6 feet high,first class,in every respect and guaranteed true to name. '

'. Address RICHARD KLEMM\ Winter Haven Fla. IRRIGATED GROVE in too other acres fruit; 10 years set etc.in TU ROUGH-BRED MAMMOTH LIGHT .
r ; 50 trees Brahma Cockerels and Pullets, $t.oo to 2 oo,' '
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: For sale at a"sacrifice. Address "F, The
Rock Pullets each.
Plymouth f 1.00 From prize
Palms Lane Park,Lake County, Fla.
winners. Mas.
4-1o-3m Is 6 mos Lady GOMPERTSz Lake, Fla.

f fTHE p LAKELAND NURSERIES: \\ ANTED-About thirty three-months old
Y Pullets, Mtnorcas or leghorns preferred. BEAUTIFUL PLANTS.-Nightblooming Queen -
.. State price. Box 524,Jacksonville Flag ; California grown Calla Lily
: Bulbs warranted to bloom this season,2oc,plants -
? .. WE MAKE A SPECIALTY SEEDLESS CITRUS'FRUIT TREES. 3oc; Zanzavarina,TSC; Strobilanthus, i5c; Ota- _.
r. .MARSH POMELO (Seedless); JOPPA LATE ORANGE (Seedless), TAHITI LIMB (Seedless); VELVET BEANSShelled heite Orange soc; California Violets ioc,2-year
olds
.t ,2c r_Lady Campbell same price; Lantana, of
SATSUMA ORANGE (Seedless).,. EUREKA.LEMON (Seedless). "Snnnse," isc; Pink Oleander, ic; Carnations, ,
,- at $1.00 per Peck. lOCi; Spotted-leaf Begonia, 150. Hundreds of oth-
,,. US. 'TUT. 'SVffSRSH. .PRORRIBTOR.. Dickson & Ives, ers. RUMLEY'S ROSE GARDEN,
4-3-5 Orlando, FlftCOR Keuka Lake, Pta
V "ORANGE. LEMON LIME AND POMELO TREES.
SALE-Large nursery. One hundredthousand FOR SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acres
t Bend for Descriptive'Catalogue. LAKEL'AND FLA.: r trees,sour stock. ,partially budded. 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and
: Will 6 11 part or whole. tobacco growing. W.B. Clarkson,Jacksonville,
'" 4-3-3 J?. D. WAITS,Belleview, Fla, Fla., 8-2.4-tf.
t{ Cotton Fertilization.
"FUMA" CARBONBISULPHIDE. ,Abbaka and Golden Queen NURSERY TREES.-cARNEY PARSON
The manuring of cotton is treated exhaustively SMAOTHCayenne from fruiting plants, for Grape Fruit budded low on
c in a recent' vemment bulle- sale In large or small quantities. Quality unsur- sour stock,at very reasonable prices. -
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.6 mos C. GOMPERTS, Lady Lake Ela.FOR .
iin;,by Pro ,H. C. White of the Georgia "The best remedy in every respect for killing passed. ORLANDO GRAPE AND FRUIT Co. ;
college of 'culture., In reviewing the grain insects is Bi-sulphide of Carbon. It is Modelo Park? Pinery,C.S.;Van Houten Treas. I SALE OR EXCHANGE.-A Fine Bear ,.
} results.of' the experiments conducted at cheap effectual and easy to apply.-Ala. Ex. 4-3-6 Orange Grove-a south side lake fronta -
i Sta. Bulletin 61. t railroad front and ode mile from town. Also
different experiment stations,and taking Send for free illustrated pamphlet. It is Interesting FRUIT BRANDIES AND WINES Fptt fine vegetable and strawberry land.: Send tort ..
into account the general experience of ,readable and will save you money. from$5 toll per gallon. Send for price- circulars. Address Postoffice Box No. 13, ',
F successful cotton growers, he arrives at EDWARD R.TAYLOR,Cleveland,Ohio list and samples to' J. B.LAMONTAGNE i 16 12 Lakeland, PolkCo., Fla.
Less than xoo-lb. lots supplied by S. G. Sear- Winter Park, Fla.GUANO ... ,
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.certain conclusions .First -
general : cot-
ing,Jacksonville, Fla. .
ton in which SALE OR EXCHANGE.-A new:200-Egg :\
a plant responds FOR
promptly, FOR TOBACCO. flUARAN- and Brooder. Address "D," V _<*
liberally and profitably to judicious fer- pure,natural article. Write us for tf Care of Fanner and Fruit Grower. 'f
.. tilization. Second, by this the maturity o 40 WEST BAY STREET. .Full formation and prices. See article on another S
of the be hastened and the page. ART'S LATE AND PARSON BROWNYTrees .
crop may period WILSON, & TOOMER Fertilizer Company, and Buds. Write for prices.eto. "
", of growth so shortened as to materially l Dr. W. V. BOMUILLY Dentist. Jacksonville, Fla. 123 tf W.H.MANN, Mannville, Fla. .
increase the climatic area within which '

cotton may be profitably grown. Again, (Graduate Dental Department University WANTED, -- SECOND-HAND boiler and engine-suitable SAW- WANTED sell choice garden lands, ': I

,. 'the .profit from manuring cotton with of Maryland ) for lo-horse power. Box 82, Winter Haven Fla. per acre. Address, -
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3-27-3 J. M. MCDONALD,Grastnfre, I la.SATSUMA
concentrated fertilizers is much enhanced Bridging and Crowning a Specialty and all other HUNDRED head Carrier,buchesa and .. '\
by previous preparation the soil. .work done under the most modern methods. ONE ,
: Runt pigeon for sale, cheap, to TREES AND BUDWOOD.
im Residence. West Ashley Street.
Renovating crops, especially the cow 304 reduce" stock. Send stamp for reply. "ad" in another column *-
furnish an efficient and economicalmethod W. S. F0NK, GLEN ST. MARY NURSERY COMPANY! t
of bringing cotton lands into '' 3-27-3 Lawtey, Fla. Glen St. Mary, !flA.
acid 501bs.,), or an approximate mean
condition to respond! most liberally to of the two, would be maximum. limitof F. Olt SALE-Small Yorkshire pigs, (thoroughbred -
)) eight to ten weeks old-best' FOR HATCHING LIGHT BRA-
concentrated'. manures. Barnyard manures profitable application. The actual breed for Mlonda. .Prices reasonable.RADCLYFFECADMAH. EGGS and Plymouth Rocks bred for utility
and similar .bulky'manures are weight of the complete fertilizer furnish- BROS. 81.00 per 13. MRS. GOMPHRT8. r
more efficient and profitable as soil renovators ing these quantities would, of course, 3-27-6 Narcoossee. Pla. Lady Lake, Ffa.OALLA .

r than as'specific fertilizer for cot-i vary with the percentage composition in FANCY POULTRY YARD, established 1875. LILY BULBS-California ,
ton. They.should be broadcast liberally nitrogen, potash and phosphoric acid' of of all varieties reduced to $t.oo per large 20 cents, free by mail. grown Plants
and used rather soil than dozen. Duck eggs 9 for fi.oo. Stock for sale. in 8-inch for
as improvers the material used to make the fertilizer. I. ALBERT FRIES poUt Easter blooming 50 cents.
as immediate fertilizers. The same is The concentrated fertilizer should be applied 3-27-3 St. Nicholas. RUMLEY'S ROSE GARDEN, Keuka, Fla.

probably true of cotton seed, except in the drill, not broadcast, at a
where the at the mills the SALE-Sufnatra' and Cuban tobacco TREES at Reduced Pricei.-
price justifies depth of not more than 3 inches, and FOR NURSERY to close
out stock.of
our surplus
exchange of.6ed for meal to be.used as well mixed with the soil. It is best in BEAK HEAD FARM,. trees,we will greatly reduce prices on all leading
a source of nitrogen in a concentrated most cases to apply all the concentrated 3-27-6 Pine Castle, Orange Co.,Fla. varieties. Send in your. orders early.

manure. If, however, only small'quan fertilizer in one application at the time DUD-WOOD FOR 8ALELEONARDYPomelo. a-20-tf W.Braldentown K. THIMBLE, Fla.NURSERY .
titles of such manures are to be had and of planting.-Southern Ruralist.Uood ll Hart's Tardiff and Parson Brown.I .
it is desirous to use them as direct fertilizers i ii want soo IDS, of .Beggarweed seed; must be STOCK AND BCD WOOD.
it is more*'profitable to comport cheap; CYRUS. ..BUTLER, a few thousand Orange,Lemon '
them with acid phosphate,. preferably Roads. 3.20-3 St. Petersburg, Pla.WRITE and Grape Fruit trees for sale. Prices from 15 to

containing a small percentage of potash, The Orlando people are agitating the TO W. G. TILG1HIAN, PA- 2< cents Nurseries each.Belleview, J. W. &, Pla.F. D. WAITE 2-Magnolia 13-tf '
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than to use alone. It is more profitable subject of building a clay road from Sanford Fla.,and learn how to cause your
to compost directly in the drill at time to Orlando,claiming that with good stock to come either sex you wish. ; 3-13-16FRESH NEW JERSEY SWEET POTATOES J

road the cost of would be i seedl or feNansemond and ,
of planting than in heaps previously. hauling but SOUR ORANUK SEED, 95 PER Jersey #
Cotton may wisely be assigned a placo one-half the transportation charges. for ; Bitter Cassava Seed Canes, $3 per Toy Cream,straight goods, ft per bushel E. A., f.PECK o.b.

in a judicious rotation system. Upon freight. *.. V feet. Collection of fifteen kinds desirable Jamaica 3-6-8 Orlando; Fla.

) lands devoted to staple- crops, a three The Bartow Courier Informant claimsa and Vegetable extras,f 5.Seeds Cash and with Tubers order,liberal by quantities registered

years' 'rotation, small grain, corn with like advantage of cost of carriage from mail or draft on New York f.o.b. Plant Line, SPANISH PEANUTS FOR SEED/ 81
Plant from March n and 27. BURNET &REID Beggarweed seed .$3.50 per .
peas,. and cotton. is j judicious. Each! City or Tampa. 3-6-4 lwartonJamaica.BUDWOOD bushel; 750.per peck. : _.
crop m the rotation ShOUld De appropriately About six miles of improved road BSNT. N. BRAD ,
fertilized. Upon the great maJority between Interlachen and Palatka would FOR SPRING BUDDING. 3-6-6. uDUugtQnJ.Pla.
of, the soils of the cotton growing checkmate the extortions of the Plant varieties for sale at 94 per 1,000.

States "it is advisable and profitable to System between these points.. A little Centennial$5 per, Homosassa I.000. Satsuma,Nonpariel Tangarine.and Majorcaare Parson FRUIT TREES, VINES, r

use as a concentrated fertilizer,a "complete I competition is necessary to lead the rail. Brown,Durol Blood Amory Blood Ruby Blood mSTS and NUT TREES

? manure," i i. e.. one containing a ways to Bee that they are. able to make and Pomelos are $3 per 1,000. King} Boone's For Southern Orchards, Gar

soluble phosphoric acid, available potash lower rates. Where competition is .not per Early too, Pineapple, AU buds and warranted Marsh's free Seedless from all are insect$1-50: dens and Groves. No agents.
: : and available nitrogen rather than a possible give the people a commission. pests and from bearing trees. Write for price list.

manure with only one ortwo of these in W. K TRIMBLE JENNINGS NURSERY CO., '
a-20--tf Braldentown, !"l8. 9-26-25 Thoraaivllie Ga.
gredients. Soluble phosphates are very
much to W preferred to those which are The live stock of the country is estimated -.

,not soluble. Of the nitrogen compounds at two billion dollars. This in CITRUS NURSERY TREES.AU THIS SCYTHE WRENCH' ;,

,; available, the organic foods, vegetable eludes the scrubs. for changing the the leading varieties at Lowest Prices, Car- (Patent )
w '- and animal, are perhaps best suited to scrubs that do hot pay their keeping ney Parson Brown, Sanford Medt. Sweet Paper -
to blooded stock th t,will pay the value Rind St.Michael Pierces' Ruby Jafla, Pineapple
-,. cotton. Majorca, Cunningham, Homosassa and
will be increased another billion. The
The amount concentrated. fertilizer Hart's Late Pernambnco, Improved. Triumph, ;
: which may.profitably be used'per acre Southern farmers have too ]large a percentage Walters, Everett and Marsh's Seedless GrapeFruit .
: of the scrubs. ,Satsuma Tangerine and King All fine s
variea.widely.i For' an soil in
average
y 'iP one year old buds, on four and five year old
fairly good condlUon,. haps the maximum I Rough Lemon Grape Fruit and Sour stoCk-Will .
amounts.indicated by Georgia (ni=; Cotton seed meal should not be fed to i bud dormant on contract to any varieties parties '

U, trogen 20 Ibs.:, potash 20 Ilk:, phosphoric non-ruminating animals -and should be : may Correspondence desire. Pine solicited.Kumquat Address Budwood C. W.for sale Fox Il

Li" 'ac id.70 11>8.,), orb South" Carolina (ni- but a small percentage of the food of an- Villa Lake Nurseries, Frrftland Park Lake .

.;p :trogen 20 Ibs., potash Ibs., phosphoric imals that chew the cud. ,I Co.,I'1& H. O. KROSCHKK Jfe&fl. Wifl. -. ': _""-

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; Proposed. 'Sailing, .;.Dates,forMarch, 1897 : ::tgg.''::- \ /rini 1 /, 1w .


V :'NEW_ 'YORK: JO .SAVANNAH." d .

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; .TallAtiatsee,..,...... "'*-,......;....;;;... ......,....,......\_ .......Thursday, April i I t4 -
.'a'..:Kansas Citf.....'...,;.../;...,' ..,.....,.,.......;; ....,..,.-........ ..,. .,.. ...Saturday: ; April 3 C. II .
Cltjrof.Birmingham....,.,.'..' ''':''''''''' ., .......... )....5..........Tuesday, April <6.La'
Grande'Duchetfte....,....;:......-.-;............,......;>... ,.......'.......Thursday, April i 8
.Tallahasteefr.......'.... ", ,...,..,;............../...'.!.. ..,.....t... ........Saturday, April 10 .
3 Kansas City..,.. ..-_...*......!........... .............,.... ... ......*......Tuesday, April 13;
City of Birmingham......, ....,.'.j..f.. ................! .,..;" ....,......!...Thursday, April IS
La Grande Vuchei8e..i),....'. .... ...........,.......: ........h......... Saturday April J7;
I Tallahas.ee"\.i..i.......,_...............; ... ......,.._......._. Tuesday April 20
., "Kansas City...'. ,> .;.....;..,....*....,............,.....*....,. .. ..............ThurSday, April x.City
,t of Birmingham..;.:.;,... .......;'!!...:.,........ ......,......!.......Saturday, April! 24
LaGrande Duchesae.--.....4... ........,.,...........v.........Tuesday, April 27;
'Tallahassee. ..'...;....:''.'.'.......:"......?.:-....................:..... ......Thursday. April 29
,'" : G.M:SORuLL,Manager;New Pier No.35, North River.


.;'#1..: t t. i..; _BOSTON.- Lewis's' TO Wharf. SAVANNAH.P. M.' SAFETY!I COMFORTJ I QUICK TIME! LOW RATES!.


i ,:Naeoochee.. ...... ......HI/-)......L H....N.HH....-..Thursday" April i 1 .
Chat ahoochee...N.U..NH1/IH.H...'.,,,a''t., -. ...*......................Thursday, April i 8 Finest Cuisine and Service. JTo Transfers Between JacksontWe and New York. .
t' :Nacoochee, ...,..,: .,,.,,. .......;......e..................................Thursday, ApTl1S!
_, ,Chattahooc ee....>...)."'......-.O'? .,.................-....:..... .:................Thursday, April; 22Nacoochee..rRICHA The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers:
,, .......'..' ..WhaiL Thursday, April agk 6
SON & BARNARD,Agents,'iiewU' .

I: V, _' 'P.. .PHILADELPHIA TO SAVANNAH.. (Direct.) 'Comanehe" (neW), ..-:\\Igonpn," ", Iroquois," Cheroke ," '. Seminole,

*. Pler18tfoot9prnce Street-3 P.,M. -

e Gate ISTEAMEE City..n.i.i.: ,. ....-;. ,.,-...." '.......?....... ...:.......:..........Monday' April .
of Macon.............I........*..........!.....;.....*. ..................M .......Saturday,April K x NORTH BOUND.Steamers .
..City Gate City..;.--.,...;.... .... ..,.. .....--.h;.._....!.....-......, ..-.... ....... ,., ...Thursday April 15CltyofMacon.
!......_.......,'.....,.!....,.,....<..r... 1""M., ...0 .... ,.............Tuesday April; 20 are appointed to sail according toHHe tide, '
..... ................. I. .............Sunday April 2Sl -
Gate CUyof City.Macon.. :.. ::.:............::.................................................Friday, Aril 30 ?torn JACKSONVILLE, FUI, (calling Charleston),..w.... ........Sundays,Tuesdays and Thursday. .

w M.. ,C. HAMMOND,Agent Pier 18, foot Spruce Street. ?rom CHARLESTON, S. C., .................. ............ ......... Mondays,Wednesdays andFrldaysFor ,

t ,' :_. SAVANNAH TO NE'W'YDRK. .hours of sailing see "Clyde Lint" Schedule oi Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers

., *_ Ceptral ((90.>Meridian)Time-asthelow; "
City of Birm.gh'm..FrldayAprU 2. 7 00 a.m. Kansas; City..Sunday, April r8, 8 oo a.m'La : SOUTHBOUND.Steamers .
Cr'de Duchesse..i. Sunday, 700 a.m City of Burm'gh'm..Tuesday,April 20, to oo a.m' -
Taliahaaaee: .......i?.Taesday,. April i 7 oop.m La Grande Duchesse..Friday April 23,l oo p.m'I are appointed to sail from. Pier 29, East River, New York at 3 p.m., as follows:
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; Apm9-00 a.m. Tallahassee..... .Sunday, April 25 10 a.tn
City Kansas of Bira'h'xn City..Friday.... Sunday April II, I oo a.m. Kansas City .....,...Tuesday,April 27, 400 p.m, ?to CHARLESTON, S. C.,.....:............ ..........:.............. ..Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays

r I $',t< .La Tallahassee.. Gr'de' Duchesse..luesday. .'......'...Friday,April 16 13,3,7:oo 0pju.ajn. City'of Birm'gh'm..Friday, April 30,.700 a.m. for JACKSONVILLE, FLA., (calling at Charleston) ...................MondaysWednesdays and Fridays


SAVANNAH JO BOSTON. BOSTON AND JACKSONVILLE-Direct Line [Freight Only.]
Central'((00 Meridian) Time-as below.Chattahoochee..Thursday ,
April i,600p.m. I Nacoochee: .........Thursday. April 22: 7 00 p.m.
,Nacoochee.........Thursday, April 8, 7 oo p.m. Chattahoochee.....Thursday, April 29.S cop.m.. Calling at Charleston, S. C..both ways,
.; Chattahoochee....Tharsday,April t5, S oo p, m. I .
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'Central (00*'Meridian} ).Tlmo-as below. '
City.ofMacon..Monday.: April 5,7 oo p. nd Gate City.. .....Tuesday. April 20, 700 p.m. rom foot,of Hogan Street, Jacksonville, From Lewis' Wharf, Boston
Gate City.-.....Saturday April *o, 12 noon City of Macon.....,.Sunday, April! 25, looa.m TJIURSDATS. FRIDAYS.SIlYDE'S .
City ol Macon......Thursday,Apiill5.53o p.nu|,Gate City.Priday, Apnl 30, 600 p.m. .
W.J. PARRELL, Sol. AgU, -
WALTER HAWKINS,.Ma.P.A., '
i ,-JacksonviUe, Florida.

W.K.ARNOLD.O.T.P.A.. ,- Savannah, Ga C., ANDBRSON,AGENT ST. Jottis{ IVE L IiE .


ESTABLISHED 1875. : J. B. BOURS. i DE BARY LINE.
W.A. BOU1tS.-.. .
M' 1 jt.: r Taclisonvillef Palatka, Sanford Enterprise, Fla., and Intermediate .

WILLIAM A, BOURS & CO., : Landing on the' St. Johns River. '

j The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamers

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Seeds andfenilizers -
11ain[ Garden l ,, CAPT. W. A. SHAW

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*>* xtuming heave Sanford 9.00! a.m.. and Enterprise 9.30 a.m..Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridtys.

:We ....CUt.oJi1r the'Best and Most. Sellable Seeds. A Oomple Stock of r w
NORTHBOUND. .
SOUTHBOUND.Read .
Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal Down. SCHEDULE. ,ReadUp.---:
Hay Corn, Oats, ;- 3 30'p. m ...........__.............Jacksonville ............ .......... Arrive '2.00 a.m.
Leers
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Meal Both Bright and Dark. 3.00 a.p.m.m. ..._.........;..,..e..........Astor...:.. ...............:....., j.oop.m..,._,10,
Cotton Seed .M 4.30 a, m. .__...._..._.......a.. St. Francis.........................i 44 140 p.a,
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F. M. .IRONMONGER, Jr., F1orl a Passenger Agent,2a4 West Bay &to,JacbonTlUe, Via,
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_S p e.penis preferable to the sword,even give, half a pint of' spirits:of ,turpentine for the producer. The reasonable priceto encing a Dakota blizzard,and those in the ,

ifitisa'pigpen. twice a.weekto say ten hogs. Put it in the consumer, he says is brought about southern.part at.the same time basking

'' &... '.correspondent of the c icago'" a half bushel of corn, and stir it well. by the cheapenedmethods:of growing under a tropical sun. a

4 .Record' says the:1895 freeze was a 'bless It will be eaten readily,and the hogs will and handling,and the cheaper transportation White varieties are richer in fat

'iris in'clisguise. in thatit led the Floridians -' keep. healthy.. while the grower.is to profit} through than yellow; and com torn grown in the south
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to diversified farmmg'It gave animpetus : is richer in than that in therth'
Oleomargarine fat
hasVdisplaced $83,000000 ,- grown
to winter potato growing in the distribution of:fruit by the,_American .
.. worth oC pure butter in the United no
Growers'
;;,:" 'covered pineapple production; to general States. Fruit Union,. .recently or % *
How much has it enhanced the ,
-,,' garden truck,4 and to the production pric&of beef,tallow, i its'chief ingredient? I ganized.. MUk cows should always have goodpure
:.S ; of' Havana;.tobacco, which;bids fair .to i water.. Impure water contaminatesthe
There is in hens and
\: 1' ,become'one of the chief industries of the Cotton seed meal at $20 to $24 a ton is money .: itsia as milk..
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Cotton seed. hulls; which.are' sold at
: value of either.' By cutting in early bloom Prepare for a short pasture.'with a soiling
a- = the oil mills for 2.50 .to $3. per. ton, seed hulls at: $4.00 per ton are
; have a.feeding value: of )$1O' to $12"per preferable for'feed to nay' at fS.OO per for fodder a new growth will produce seed crop of corn, sorghum mile mace,'

S,5A ,ton. The :manure from such feeding is tojv Four.pounds} ot cotton, seed meal and the stubble:and rootswilihave more- the! miuetfl. cowpeas and b fgarwwd.' .

's: : ,strong in potash, which southern soils with equal portions of corn"and bran to fertilizing valSe than the tops. This not advisable :to 1 ratee rate. and

'I need ; ly.-A: recent article in Farm make a ration of, eight pounds day is a The way to enrich a soil, and aState{ chickens in .the same place. 'Eats may be ,

':* ?Talks treated.the'matter fully. good general rule for milk cows. and a Nation, is to keep more stock: By destroyed .bj mixing 28 :cats wo th. .of V

1.. W.. Gr/JRobinson i in': Gainesville Sun Home factories-canning", factories, the sale of the manufactured. products in. strychnine In a quart of water: aDd soak:.
., ,, that the." housed established in theSouth stead oCth'Q raw.material nine-tenths of in'it few handfuls
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.':: .teriora, and, Florida arid in Oeorgiai9aldipeimported'Irani ,'is the best methodof, keeping the the fertilizing values are kept on the.farm. near the boles.. -*"

,< :*: '?i*' ,l 'the islands at money at home.and getting even with the '.In old New England he was considered a How about door yard? Is a gate '
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