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UFPKY NEH LSTA SLAF



Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00124
 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 17, 1897
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
 Notes
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00124
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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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"i :Boo /""' i:_.-Jaffa;Majorca;Ruby Blood, Stark's or Ent rpAso Seed- '. ; .

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creditjand" crop-lien systems; opposed to.the single+ -crop idea. for the average farmer. It advocates" the production" i"' of omesuP !;. lotht: greatestrextent I _] x
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u Those who have tried to grow celery setting the plants one foot,apart, as crowded close together, blanching' improvement over the one of setting .
Y 'for the market by the method had been my custom I set two rows was completed in a very few.days the celery so close together that .it ."

known,as the "new celery culture" i six or seven inches apart, leaving an Every one who saw it said i if was.the will' blanch by itjwn i shade, for it'. -

} ,, ? have probably found it difficult to eighteen-inch space between, the double finest field of celery they had .ever blanches! the celery perfectly. It i is "

1 -0 .... blanch 1 it perfectly. Boards cannot rows. My plan was to board two seen.I also an improvement over the plan of "
L: 1. be easily used for blanching it when rows together blanching the celery, began to ship.it to the. dealers in blanching it with boards in single >

-'.. ,the rows are so close together. They and to leave_ a space wide enough to near-by villages, and. to summer resorts wide; rows, for in boarding double)
: have also found that unless large walk in when placing the boards. The along our railroad. After they rows one half of-tlie.boards. are,saved;.

: 'quantities ,of fertilizers and water are.supplied most of the cultivating was done had learned about the quality of the The mulch Between' the rows retains"the III

1 the bunches arc too. small to with a wheel hoe until the plants celery the demand was so great that I moisture, ana\ less water is required ,

/ marketable, and that:frequent'irrigation were eight or ten inches high, when was unable to supply it, and the field in ,irrigating% the celery.. IJo

is required because >T the rapid blanching boards were, set up and of celery was marketed| in a very one can be successful in
} 'escape ,of. moisture during the long held in position by crosspieces notched I short time. The celery grew so rap.. by this method: without making,:
I hot days of summer., I think 1 have and set over,the top of the boards. It idly that it was very tender, and there the soirvery rich, and, there musttbe:;

; .. developed some methods byf: which is very important. that the boards be 1 were nohollow stalks. I have often water available >for .irrigatidn. With1:...4,*
( ,these difficulties are largely overcome. kept well apart until the celery has : been troubled with celery going to the.conditions all right there is money a-

d My experiments were ,not_ very satis- nearly reached its growth, for the seed when planted so early; but on. in it.-Farm and Fireside.. ,

Tfactory j with the "new celery culture" leaves must be kept exposed to the air this, market ry, which was so'near .". ... ,- -

'- until )last' year, when I grew'very fine and sunlight Near the celery fieldis ly all in August, hardly a to continued
..' distance : brook. Water from this single stalk went to seed. Celery I Owing dryweather$e.
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celery in rows at an average ,a was ,of Plant .
L '" l'' .* of'one foot apart., Some""of this celery elevated into a large. tank. and used grown in this way is very easily pre- shipment for the strawberries:few} days has from fallen off "
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marketed at a fancy price to some for irrigating ,purposes. Iron_ pipes pared for the market I take down one-half of what .it. would have '
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of the summer resorts' u.triy village were laid from this tank over the,celery the boards, and with a sharp knife cut been under favorable conditions.

paid me at the, rate ,of five. thousand field, with hose attachments every the'plants off a little below the iur- business mpre.for the latter of last
few rods. In this tank I placed some face of the ground l leaving the roots The part
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plot Of .early celery, I realized at the. loosely made. gs filled with poultry in the ground, which, with the celery brisk. On Sat rd

_.rate of between two thousand andthree manure. After the water had,,been trimmings., ,.add" something'.. to. its fertility. ever aboat5,4oo,, was quite quarts of strawberries y;,
allowed stand two it ilast as the .
thousand ,dollars per'acre I to ;a day or was plants were *P -
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the .eighteen-inch between There is a 'large saving of l labor quarts. : quantities ,
1 The plot on which the celery :was baking, space berries going out of the State the prices'*
I f grown had received a heavy coating: the.boards was mulched- with with this method ,as ,compared with have

1 .I 'of stable manure for several"successive manure ,and, other material. 'One the.old one of wide rows and banking from.beld'npremarkably: w ranging. '_''
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ly harrowed: 'and smoothed with alight dark space, between, they ,soon commenced plants with a :.spade; ,and no Judge j;'!J. ti'' tfisBvWili .build: a ; '

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. : :' eliminating'from; the .air ,'and.dis? culties jn the realization of the:;best Grove : Orchard:-, ;

; :; ; .?41'..;...,. charging'from! : the car:the exhalations possible results. These defects exist '.- ;;r: 1k.
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; 7'. :.: .t.-- ""' ;. TGD A,;nR- of, ,the/"fruil The water.of condensa. 1 1tipn however and wish to call attentionto .. .
we \
."'.'-.<.;,.t:.>' '.,...J.. { .. -...... ....;_..t... ._,,>-- ""-.. Successful Orange Culture : .
'.'...-;,.-" ,:' ."'I: -.r. .r'"::''I-"" IO& ':< i: <'"C >; funning down the face of thebunker them in the hope that a realizationof .
.{:..';''.<....:.;:':..... rr..,".;' 4'F'F. f :to is.caught in a and conveyed their' lead Bditor Farmer and hrnit- er. :;-
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;.:.<....t.....,. ..:V.:. .''JIY'.'DM.l.." ...ft4. :.."..",d...... ... :of' .',.Slipping,, ; out.through a.trap-by the_ same rection. They 'are principally con- CLEFT GRAFTING. :fIn h
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, 04 ,.- !-Ijirl- it",-:ruldV@Batablea.. pipe which delivers the waters of ected i with the delivery of the produtt : ,
the FARMER :
y.... ', ... : x, ....; ."'... AND FRUIT GROWER--
'-6. "I'< y !:-- liquefaction. ./ In the market.
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'; t.", / '.1IIk-1- lthstwtey l for its of October joth, last, I advised cleft ,
; April
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:CAPACITY: OF THE CAR. the
: .- -i New York grafting large orange sprouts near
: to : ; ,: an j
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ersefrigera As he does not seek ket for green vegetables is in the early in and in Feb-
i 4. ; iti. or car which .seems particularly acirculation ground January early .. -
.ab-: -5 1*ip t ,.i&'fo promised?'betterr ..results ,than of air; but,simply'a pervasive morning there is 'usually'a marked ruary I sincerely hope many have -
difference in the obtainable for
r>2*" kind and penetrating coldt he providesvery.lhinair'space's prices acted upon that advice, or their
: ,iBg'elsef;' Lt the we have upon .
;. : early deliveries and those which
. come
between the tiers own knowledge of the merits of that ,_

: ex'press*; ;: : f,. ( tts springs! and running 'crates. The-tloor<: of? .each'compaztment'willreceive tater in the day. Also it is naturally process, and that the results areas ..
unfavorable
: to
have goods unevenly -
, '? -", ':;p eager time;* ::s9tthat: the fruit : 68 strawberry crates; very satisfactory with them as the work :

( ::,_ .. Di do not''have to be'slatted up .t wo tiers'high would' give 136,' or 272 distributed through the week, or, done in that line has been with me. _' f
: have the of them .
especially, to bulk
I'for the .whole carIt is not-deSirable
A.I' ; : ffeigh 't refrigerator" car. It' is WJNTER BVDDING. .
J delivered on days when demand is '.
.g ; .r.=;di I- to.thre;.'compartments, one I to- put in all-the car will hold. A cutting the wedge on .
third tier be,added in least, and.the least of ,them when de* my orange 't1't1.In
iiid : f i feet may an emergency -
refrigeratipn .
;J t i scions
; f mand is Now the Savannah One bud was necessarily cut:
greatest.
r d'-: ':b6).inc ies:longby; 5'feet 6,inches wide, ,. which would give about 375 line which has been away from each. These buds I inserted t
; steamship bringing -
abates. ,This should be >
i- aiid one: the'cent-rofthe'car (or dry regarded as *"'.
: {\ as winter-buds, by the
n, c : !- the maximum not to be exceeded the largest part of) the Florida process
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-l.shipmedt The leading! into the
. under consideration. produce, has a steamer which deliverson discovered at the Texas Experiment.
,.:\ '?< refrigerator compartments have a peculiar any Monday morning; this is all right; Station, with fair'success, as to"results, _
i-f--; f I expansfoirrini faced, with rubber,- PERFORMANCE OF THE CAR. of thenjnow having fine
also another which delivers on Friday many sprouts .:
.). )r.,.S;; which seals' them: up as absolutely, aIrif" On the first trip.the car was iced up morning; this is also desirable though : growing from them. .' -<:

! ; 4,tightas; ivglasfifruitjar.ICE'BTPKERS.] : ., and left Gainesville I .
at
3 ." .; empty i p. m. occasionally much trouble is caused MURDERING ORANGE TREES. --
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.""f t-.t$ : ': l' .tf'.c. ":\t" 'j-. *V';' .. At every stationalong" the road dozens by the late arrival of the steamer, How plainly many of the orange "" .
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;:i"r': 'these t J there.are.eight;'.each_ holdgTone'4tonjofIcje of people were admitted to seethe But their third steamer is.as uncertainas groves throughout the State are now :

. _.:v;-t: ;} !; ;; 'They.are "placedjalong interior, which, of course, kept'up the hairs on a man's head. Lately showing the folly of cutting away I

'''' '! :the'si3eof.the car:instead of the the temperature. It arrived.at Law- it has been coming on Tuesday much of the foliage to force the '"

fiend as .ia/the ordinary; refrigerator.The ( tey about 3 p. m., and a hundred in the sometimes
; sometimes
/ ; : : morning, growth into one, two or three sprouts.This '
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:' :Q ...,,: : outer face ;slopes mward and crates were put aboard in twelve minutes in the afternoon, and great loss is is one of the cases where expe- ':3".

:" ,: d ownwardji;-so/ihalt;: they resemble! it was .then sealed up and sent often, occasioned by the unfavorable rience is a most expensive teacher, :

;; rj'shape andpoi! ; the upper berths_ of along.. At Jacksonville, 8 p. m., the delivery. In the first place no one since many groves have been absolutely -

: : a ,a Pullman :Sleeper .:when ,closed 'up. temperature above the fruit (it would can ever tell. when this ship will unload murdered by the process as our sad ,

-gl?:. ...t, 'They.ark of i' galvanized.iron' nd pr ofloor be about, .two degrees lower on the and usually only a few buyers at- ly lamented late. friend Dudley \V :

';F.f f-/ ,tecttted t .frolnthelmpact: : : of the' crates ), was 50 .degrees. At Columbia, tend the sale. of her ,cargo. :More Adams so often 'predicted would be -7:

} \ .' ... 'iS outwiremesh.! : ""The- arechargeY d 7,_a/m., ,if was. 45 degrees; at Charlotte over Tuesday is a bad day to dispose done and most earnestly cautioned all. ;.J j

&t-i ;.. ,":.'_;:!f! ice from,the.dec ,, fhe car, ,as l ; ii a. m., 48 degrees at Washington of this cargo because buyers are mostly of its danger. In this neighborhoodalone ::.1
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.. usual 1 'ir ii p. m... 4254 degrees; at from ;
.; : .+. supplied Monday's purchases.The results can be shown that should ,.r:t
4 ::-- -"'- Philadelphia, 5 a. m.,- degrees; aNeW t result is to break the ,'
PROCESS.OF, ;fREFRIGERATIONi' prices to a forever'satisfy any "doubting Thoms ,. .
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., c; 'The i theory; of the.inventor,.AtJ :A* degrees.York Fifteen(Jersey'City'.crates had), g been a. m.39 taken point of forced sale and produce losand as" beoond possibility of question as .

:J:::McArthur. ,,isthat'. "thejrueaim of at the exasperating annoyance all around to the, policy of preserving every inch -- '
put Philadelphia rest
_.i 'i frig "r "' nisfe.melttheice! : ''as-fasaipossibleat t ; wersold e when, if the goods came x>n Wednes s of leaf surface possible upon our trees, '

; '-f 'iI'. i Jeastuntirthel6ad:: has I It promptly' Jersey. City at 40 to day-midway between the other; two whether ,swept or sour, until it has, .

,'- .. become; thoroughly;cooled? /of :He 4S ten cents"per'.centi. above quart the, which market.was fully The cargoes-they would find the trade in served: its purpose-and nature is ready k .

': 'also; Sew .to p.ess'"into service 'thefdtiporico 1 ? much better condition to take hold. to throw it off provided those. leaves .: -'
berries declared tube in
:-water; ?which 'i inahe.ord'iAary were perfect -We would respectfully but very' positively are working for the upbuilding of-the ;..:'.
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,; condition, glossy d plump as when
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urge Steamship tree. Where. they are on limbs that
.refrigeratojj'isVcbnveyed;
: away as : into the :
they were brought packing
to arrange'their schedule so that deliveries are mere robbers the
taking !1t
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Vpoftsible
; :aa: therebycausing house. the interior
; that
Sodry: was should be made on Monday of the tree and giving back .
nothing
"the.cooling
a losofnosmahpartof> .
.. ; i;; one could strike a match on basket .:
: ea ipacil ;of- the !Ce. '* wall any Wednesday Friday. If 'they re the sooner these Jimbs are taken away, ,
;: or tie}
b ; -To :iecfmplish'r d the;;'f&st ,purposeaboye .9n fuse we should consider it best for and.others started from the roots that >' .' "
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:T -} J dhe: j insulated_each bunkei, NOTES shippers to forward by rail freight. will be of service, the better. Some,"; i

,. f ..,:surrattSaig itcoBjpletely'with: ;:air;.,asjfS ;--At the time bfjqur inspection of the even at the difference in,cost. fine trees have been ruined by groping : .

.,; je$uiteli from.the:wall:of-thcTcar'ayspacebfiialfi'an caTatXawteyj; stood empty; the Another defect of similar character large tops of this kind only to fail : #. --F;

';Ri: ; ; inch' The:waoT --. thermometer,rharked.42..degrees. is. in the express deliveries. The.increased after the vitality of the roots Was completely : .. : ;
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> -1. The inventer- cost of this service is often exhausted. -
ter hopes to"bey-able' to
:* ,-f:: liquefaction is. conveyed
I. ( away I
: induce the. Southern wasted by bad service here.. There is Where be done let -
ft b Yf: a .sixteen-foot coil;of y galvanized Express Company pruning must it.
; ,to take, this and no telling when the goods'will jeach be done just ahead of the '
t 'iron pipe I leleyen'pipesiigh.; ;' .. .The up patent put a ; big summer : L4
; ; l large number, in service us. Sometimes a shipment will be not. after
: : t water Tbtt3e melting ice drops lirectlA i .cars next growth,' a growth is com :

i. ;fro the'bifnkerto_ : the.lowest ',,pipe.of season. delivered,in' sections-.a1 few crates- i in pleted. As far as possible force but _

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c:' .ii.J1 then 1hethnd; ,:and so:on up i ,. .for this season, .is ten centsperquarL the afternoon.. Unless these express s the sprouts so..as to make that wood .

ftJ '; )to"theeleventb,::fi9jn'( which(it escapes :: : shipments can' be delivered Qn'timeand which is to be encouraged the highest : .
-" The: will ''be stet early in'the day the advantage of the treewhile still "the.* "
,,' .-- fto, .tbe..gro.ood;: When: ,the water car ; te later-with on retaining ; :

,:' .: ., :,J e a ves the ice it is'at.a temperature-of vegetables.- the serviee..is entirely lost and ordinary lung power" necessary to preserve the3 _

:r;-:..-'- ::32 degrees when j it finally escapes it is ..'.. !'f: .- :aa ( : freight 'shipments; by rail are pre roots and keep them vigorous.. :
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,t3oathern' ferable.The N. Yi Price
Producers'
: Green Vegetables. STRENGTHENING THE ORANGE = "
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., 'at.b9.u sixty degt: ,:' epe.dmg.on SPROUTS 4-'

.' ..--' a i Inarching; as a means of stayingsprouts < '
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-.' _;y :: _-the:coil is'a'stopcock i by;:which; it view, 'of tfie" generally unfavorable The plum crop will be small,"f the e that have not a firm, enough .

: -c. .. a.be'dischargedin!: : ew, mmutes,:if 'conditions which have 'attendedthe peach crop will .be half and the pear hold upon the old trunk and also forgiving r

:. .-, t .;: $ked.;' This coa6&te' about'r t:';thirty trade in'southern! .green vegetablesfthe less, but thejr will all be I large Jn size; added vigor by bringing' -
"'' : iw hich/amount'of i water In inlculty! in' so-the sopp.will after all be so-so, .
; gallons ice.. ; securing remunera; tached roots once more in useful contact -,; -- --,,'. f
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j : CiratI' tion materially;, ist ;the.- : coolln I- tive' price)?. under; 'ordinarily liberal Many of our people:are fertgizing.an d with the tree,.is largely} practiced. : : :

<1:..,' ,effect of J.1i bunkers:: production,'and the various ]losses to working their trees. A.l number of the throughput die "orange belt" with r:,': i

:: >,;: ." ,Mo."a1 tlipers' at first sight would"l which, .'shippenThave; been! subjectby: groves bl6omed full, .and some treesare promise of very good' results. Asa :: -J:

'". ;;bunkers. ,. .tjiil.draw'dampB : unfortunate,weather.conditions, etc- holding.fruit'well. '.W, _shall live means of greatlysimplifying the:process :. .' L
< 1 ; ';. ,the :car ;'. ''-' itseems too: 'defectsinUie agaihon: our, Kekua item in 1 and r / _
"" .we t. : ''tU. badjthaftavpidable groves I assisting in that work I de:-. ..:' .-.i ; _

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;.,'ir' :.!.;:' .'j244'.f'" .. THE >FLOBIDA tfAMEB ND-nurl-. noW1m.n'' .. :'" .- ..<'-. .. :-n'... .t;...... '.-,:-.... J1 L'l" : ?, -

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.:n "1.--3PUSH" ;" ", YOUR ORANOB. 1. r.R iA'ia S When Fertilizing for Fait, use ? '. '- ;t i

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by using

*_ .'".. ; .."' ;., The Ideal Fertilizer." ; ,fie, Ideal .Fruit and V neM} : lIlU e;s:. 0" }I'
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-: ;-< -..-:: '- -, :., Price $27.00.GUABANTEED 0 PRICE $30.00 PER :
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= Ammonia from Cotton Seed Meal,Nitrate of Soda, mood. -:, .': .
,-. '>-,..' and Bono.,..;...............,.......... .:,................. 4tf to 6)( Ammonia....:..._*...*...*...4<*..<>...*.......*_..>.. 2/(to 4 per centsrte'' '---' <"' f
; : Available Phos Acid from Acid Phosphate and Bone....... 4# to 6# Available Phosphoric Acid......._......,. 6 > to 8 *. *-(.-* :, t
.. Sulphate of Potash................!.............................. 11 to 13 Insoluble Phosphoric Acid.. ,.. 1 to 3" *. .- >. .- ; .,.,eo .,;"f
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... : :Equivalent to Actual. Potash. 8 to 8 Sulphate of Potash.;.................. SO to24 :r r. \' .hI I
Magnesium Sulphate,Lime,Calcium Sulphate Organic Mat- Actual K2<).....f... 10. to 12: *.*
i.; :<:. teretc.-................... ............ 65 to rot Magnesium Potash. Sulphate Chloride, Calcium Sulphate .' i' .::. I\
r Made exclusively from Nitrate of Soda Cotton Seed Meal Blood etc.....'..,....55: to 60 '', "
'" ,.,: Bone,Acid Phosphate and Sulphate of Potash. (No coloring matter used). Made exclusively from Snlphate of Ammonia, Nitrate of Soda, ,:"il;i

.':':'. .' ',This is a'soluble, quick acting and lasting fertilizer. The nitro Blood Bone,. Dissolved Bone,. and Sulphate of Potash. ; :.t

IINir gen coming from three different ingredients is especially .J Manufactured by x V5-' ,'c'J.14

_;,' t :; valuable, as all three sources are best adapted to :making vII4s0N & rooMER, "' i-"

:'"<.; : quick growth. The potash from sulphate of potash _i. .' '
". 0 "The FertIl1z r.nouse of Florida," :
only. _
r : Try.it alongside of the more expensive brands and be convinced. JKCKSON3ZILLE, FL ,::.s J.

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j I:. 3 We also have-a large supply of the Celebrated H. J. Baker & Bro.'s Complete,Vegetable and Orange Tree Manures. Also a Complete '

t.' p Stock of Agricultural Chemicals, Fine Ground Tobacco Stems, C. S. ,Meal, Blood and Bone, Fine Ground Bone, Potash, Etc. .':

.- WE SEEK THE GROWERS DIRECT AND SOLICIT CORRESPONDENCE.. '..

F ',: Write Us for Prices before Buying. .' .

..-.:._ %nnc:, sog: *: & TOOMJSR 'E RXiXvifi R, CO. "Jacksonville. ,
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t :';-- Insecticide and Fertilizer Lime, 7.00 per Ton. .

THE-FERTIL1ZER. HOUSE. ) OF I.ORIDA. '

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.. hit' upon some time ago. and have I gether will not soon produce more Lemons, 7,256 acres. Salt for Scale Insects. ;'>

been putting into very successful practice grapefruit than can be consumed. Bearing es . . 167,663 Editor FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER ; .1

for the past year. It is simply the Granting that the consumption' of : Nonbearing '. .. 598,784 Seeing your account in the F. F ,


use. of slim wire nails from $ to one fruit has been largely inereased Value '. .. $988,099.92 :
grape & F. G. regarding the application of 1:
inch long, made for bee hive work, wtthin a Jew years, and that the taste, Pomelo, 89.Ioo.acres.. #.

: and sold by The A. I. Root Company, once established, is an abiding one, Beanng trees . ..v. '. 3,279 salt to one of your pear trees, put me .

; .Medina, Ohiq., I.trim the sprout to that the recommendation of physicians Non-bearing . '. 12,867 in mind to write ,you about applying. .1.1salt
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,be marched and prepare the stock to has largely increased the num- Value '. . . $27,216 to orange trees to kill out the. ;

receive it, then bring it to place and ber of persons who use grape fruit As Florida's acreage of oranges,in scale insect..' An old resident in

:: p fasten it there by driving a nail every morning in the spring months, 1890 was computed at 144,769 acres Florida '
has told me he had scale in .1
through at its lowest point of contact. and that its use by the sick is a very there is evidently a very wide margin, 3.

.It'can then be wrapped or not as it large factor in the demand; still, for the increase of grape fruit, if only his grove; some years ago, and that he ,

k -may-require. The nail fastens it firm. grape fruit hag never been a staple article ten per cent. of the. 'trees killed back killed it put with applications of salt '

; )lyj; while tying would also strengthen of consumption among the masses by the freeze, have been budded to to the trees. The problem, of course sis

the sprout at once and prevent working like and lemons and it is fruit. ,
oranges grape ,. how much salt to. put to kill the j
or pulling loose_ when the wind doubtful if it ever will be.
a sways the sprout When the'need of I, It seems therefore desirable to as scale withoutju ng the trees; the

strengthening the' sprouts' at once is People in moderate circumstancesdo certain to what extent the present age and size of. the ,trees must be considered
A not eat grape fruit. There are today to bud to fruit has
f Apparent, long, slim stove bolts putt tendency grape ,in deciding, this point;.it appears
boxes of consumedto
500 oranges been carried, and to sound the alarm
that about
through from one to another, are : a pound to a pound
one box of grape fruit. before it is too late if it is found thata
; fence and a half of salt of is
round
f effective, ,or g vanized per year 'age,
It is how small the
surprising acre is beiollowed
scarcity to by
present
vwire run through the sproutsnot round about the right quantity, for instancea
'1' age of grape fruit was before the freeze an enormous overproduction.. Those
t
: them, and twisted at the ends, so that tree ib years old would want between
-not one acre of grape fruit to 1,000 who are now budding grapefruit when '
t the twist will grow into the wood, 12 and 15 pounds of salt. Your:
acres of oranges. the price is $i 2 box.in New York
per statement that the
and less
may be equally as good ex- pears were strongly
According to the census of 1890 five wish that their
in trees
may years
Where than impregnated with salt to
two
:- pensive. more goer prove-
t .
I sprouts need support the wire run there were only 45 acres of bearing were bearing oranges again. that it must have been carried to themin

4-; '. 'through their centers and twisted together pomelo (grape fruit) trees in all Flori Can anybody take the annexed cen the sap, and from this we may fair-

:.. ,. at the end, close up to one of da. The crop was reported at 224 smr report, by counties, of the grape-: ly conclude. /t "at salt} applied to orange
barrels in all
barrels
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acre
10,080 '
a them, will strengthen, them greatly for per fruit acreage of 1890, and set down trees would cause the:sap.to be-
valued
.. many years,:but, if put around outside, at $2 7,216. the present acreage and number of rome impregnated with\,if which
f The price is quoted at $2.70
:- ',will cause them to flatten and in per non-bearing trees ? seems reasonable to might be f)
barrel which shows that
become weaker than even at a be valuable the fatal to the scale insect that lives
{ ,growing over low price there was little It would a guide to by
j r.; : with no, support. very demand for the fruit. very orchardist, who is now budding his sucking the sap. I would like to

W. S. HART. This in trees with a view ,to a steady income.A. know if any of your readers have destroyed -
was 1890. iy
't We corroborate scale by application salt.
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'There the time
were ,at same
r excellent advice on the subject of 113 I Acreage and number of bearing If the salt;: remedy is efficacious the
acres of nonbearing trees and if we
k{ -' ,strengthening orange sprouts by our assume that they all came, .into bear- I and non-bearing trees, pomelo. Census orange growers: ; of .Florida need not

f. -, own experience in bolting disabled ing before'the freeze and yielded of 1890; Florida, February nth, worry about the scale pest as

'r I apple: trees together, and also, ,to a barrels to the acre, the largest possible 224 1892: the cure is cheap and easily" ape I I
'
.:limited extent trees.-ED. plied. Spraying IS always unsatisfactory ,
orange raised could have
crop ever not exceeded .
.. 4 barrels boxes. t r. r. 0 ..: altboughthe work
.;: '.. Grapo, Fruit. Statistics. Wanted. It 35,000 was probably,.much say 70,000 less. COunty., m 1 A: o.9 w m f nC : 5'S may be done carefully and thor '
t. t; Editor Fanner and Fruit-Grower. t Z f< t-t oughly as 'possible, some of the
',' This is a mere. bagatelle as compared '.' .p R E 4Alachua.
'. The present, high price for grape with the orange scale are sure to be where they can-
; fruit and the persistency of the de- crop, or even -- notrbe reached. I would like to hear
;.', / with the lemon as will be ........... -2 44 00 :0 i40Bradford.
". ::, "mand in spite of the 'enormous. prices crop, seen 4 at 246.... 280 if of subscribers'hav had
i. any ;
your
; -, by the following extract from BulletinNo. Dade...... ...... .'15 20 33.... 53
t' -.asked,at retailKquoted: even as high 161 ."Horticulture Do.Soto..".:...... 4. 49 231 .... 280Hernando. success with Hammond's Thrip Juice.I .
'as/ifty cents for a single fruit has led on -Tropic 6 :33 387.... 420H11lsborougb. had just started. use. it when the
,
..... ... :
and .Semi Tropic Fruits published 5 t 80 ,:to. 350
it '. ,,JLO extensive. planting, and to the budding ; Lake.....;....... 18 324 ''I/SI/ .... 1260 freeze came. It.did what it was stated
February n 1892* giving the fqllow- ...... ....... .
'' : Lee : 11 19 691 .. 770Levy.
; of old Flor- do off
the
:.:- .,., groves throughout ing figures -for the whole United .............. ,3 '.5 J65 ...: :10 to bring diseased leaves
ida.; Some growers are reported to Manatee ... ...... 9 118 512 .... t9) and kill the scale on them but to
States .... ...... ...
: Marion. :n 593 l501. 2100
=- have rebudded their entire groves to Orange......._. 28 'ZOO 1251 ,... 1000 those on the bark, it was not so fatal.I .
7-: ,grape fruit, others have devoted 50 Oranges, 184,003 acres. Pasco.....,...... 3 210.... 210 did not consider the Thrip Juke
k.. Putnam........ ... 9'' 288 34d .... aoSt.Johns.
f ;. .. :: 'per cent., some. 25 'per cent to thefruit Bearing trees. ., . ._ 3,885,890 .......".:. 9 300u 380 .... GOO quite success in ray few, trial*.

.. ", and.it 4s interesting question Non-bearing. > ...<.,?. '..9,7 S,246 volusla..11 -270 710.... 90!! s: "-.- ',''- ; CHAS. MAURICE.KflbrneyFku .. :.:.

whether Florida and. California too Value..;. .?.': ". ; ,'$6,602,099,06. Total.....;..... 1'l ; em 10903t : ; ,. ''j3 1::,;..;'..
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fi:::ii....- -. 74'., _. :'?" : _: :' 'THB LOBIDJL PABMEB '_ -.Cr. : '. ;

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r .. ""small i dealer tells ,me that lastyear he.sold
: or Larg&'Pabkagea-A: : Novel ,
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GSON KILLS SCALE.
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. ." : ';View. in the city of New-York one million"skin" .
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u ;But some.one says the small: crate complains, the dealer throws all the ? MONlrsNR1PI4uic= .
t::., -; ':brings asjmuchjas; thejarge one. It
lame I on the grower and gets the i THRIP JUICE
i contrary 'to, common. sense and *
.. ; profit, !see no.reason why a reput-
/trade rule'for:.aless; .quantity bring able dealer- _should sell a short quartof Strongly Concentrated, and r lien :

r, ''a$,mirth as a greater. If it does, it is berries than a short of ,
more
.. : quart I U \\L Diluted as Directed, it makes aya
:'because mostof the crates in the market -,
molasses nor 12 oz for a pound of Ii 4 I -
; LI 'i i probably the Cheapest Insecticidc E
a
; far: small:ones, supply} the trade, than for
grapes, more 12 oz a poundof II in the World. :
and: ring'the, few .1 large ones down to
i ;? sugar. Yet he will do the one and .
"their! :-leveL :Buyers' take the small not the other .because'the producerput rnunoKuuoroEwECt ; Used in ;,
Florida
in .......,nw ;: I for 13 Yearsi S
.ones at such a!Iittle ffere1ce price,
: down the first rail, and now the peclal1)i'eclOf.pt'L:_... _. ..":.:. I .. 3 ., .,
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,to compete with theirneighbors.: dealer-las let down all the bars. The =.=.. =....,... '7&:"I'tf::.:rn.: "n::::- 'I ". ,

producerjtands: alf.the extra expense, standard of justice in'trade-16 oz to 1I' :'- :'I.';:::r..r:1:i= .. I: II. B. MAESII, General Agent, ,. 1
and.the middleman the. profits ; :
: gets ; ItSMiaHfflfKfeisSg I
the bushel- I
the,pound and 32 qts. to '&xys: *; ,, I i Okahiimka (Lake Co.), Fla. I
basket
retail .
if hecan costing
;for fa S ils52
folds'in' everything we buy or sell, ex- g\-i :2= .C I; .'
'and make 'as much profit as .on J["HAMMOMOrS SUM SHOT W ca ML I .
.7c, in the fruit trade. I could hold IS"Sold by many merchants. F
i; cept % % >'>i*' V i
.,one, costing twice as much, why .upjt basket of grapes, and not a man MAKES 1000 HAMMOND'S SLUG SHOT WORKS,
it? It has : :
should he not
}.4 encourage could within 8 oz of '
present guess fISHKItt-ON. -HUOSON, NEW YORK. _
:'not'cost'him anymore) but has cost what it contained. You well know I

'you' ;twice.. ; as much.. Again, with that'two'packers, working side by side I

34 '2S0, Oo.crates'less, with 8 baskets' to from the:same. fruit, will put more or zling rain, which covered the branches : Tobacco. I

r & the:crate, we.should require two million less into the same sized baskets. We and young fruit with a coating of ,

customers to consume the and obtain ice a sixteenth .of an inch thick.Ve -- t
must to the Legislature .
go
.<:Crop:, I'don't believe any. grower or laws compelling every producer and, supposed the entirefruit crop was de Tobacco Importations- into Florida.. t!

__ 'dealer/can he has sold.one more stroyed. What was our surprise to
F say dealer to give pound for pound, The following facts stated by Repa I
41 basket of because the find when the ice fell off that the
or crate grapes ,
whether of fruit and to resentative
sugar or 321bs Evans of Kentucky, in a i
package was smaller, but decrease. fruit and young foliage were practically
fruit
the bushel, whether grain or ; speech printed in the Congressional

ofone-half: in,the number of packages and make the fine so heavy, and enforce uninjured. The principle of pro- Record, seem to show that Weyler's '- I
must difference in the tection-the arrest of and
evaporation
;makea. pricesk ;
.
; the law so promptly that no one edict was not an unmitigated .misfortune J
: Should !this'difference i be 20C per crate will dare to offer fruit' by any other consequent retention of heat generatedby to this country; after all. Certainly I
,- -and'l.hmk.t; would be more-it the vital forces of the tree-is the
.
._ :; standard. I would also have a law it will not prove to be'sojf it is
would amount; to with the same as that taken advantage of by I
':, '$50,000 prohibiting manufacturers of crates the means of establishing tobacco culture ,
in ,about in shippers of perishable products likepotatoes
avFng crates $100,000 ,
'
and baskets from making or selling permanently in this State. i I
'
; '
s--.,.. ';: ilk, < crates or baskets, other than of stan apples, etc., in shippingthem .'The :McKinley law provided that -r I

,; Everyiamily,;. boarding,house andhotel dard sizes.-Country Gentleman. in iced or refrigerator, and if in any bale there was any quantity } t tI

.! !_has a rule for.buying fruit. One which effectually protects them against of tobacco suitable for wrappers it .
< OJ' I
,
I
.
injury from frost. The evolution of
!
;>f -<- ,daY'It will ,be,pears, another peaches, Force-Feedinpr of Fruit Tfeee. should all pay the wrapper duty of $2*

r .another; grapes. Today it is, grapes; a this method of protection against per pound instead of the filler jiuty of J,

basket is ordered:and the dealer sends Befere one,of the recent: meetings of frost, indicated by the successful experiment cents pound. Under some i
ft* 35 per ,
the Western New York Horticultural of :Mr. Felt .revolution.
,
may
and all
the smallest
q-- possible,' charges curious influence, particularly the I
:.' If Society, Dr G. Caldwell, of Cornell ize' fruit growing in temperate and
r I he can;, there.are not enough shrewd arguments of the Florida .importers !
E the the ,bunches :University, Chairman of the Com subtropical regions, not only of oranges <;
'r<: grapes, :family CUtUp the General Appraisers con >

:and'/. make them, do. They would mittee on. Chemistry, in a report gave lemons, .etc., but of deciduous strued this to mean that if there was w.f "

ri., J Have taken a-db'basket just as quicklypaid i the number of pounds of plant food' fruits as well. Upon this idea, Bro. an "appreciable" proportion of the ; t

'the,difference and'been better required to supply the wants of a tree Stringfellow may resume the growingof contents of the bale suitable for :: '

man' the covering thirty feet square. If barnyard oranges, providing against damage wrap
t; :satisjSeoV: A. going to pers the wrapper duty should be assessed .. ,
w: train will ,take a .sib.! .basket j just as manure were applied, the quan- from frost by a timely coating of ice otherwise not, and thereupon '"

!' readily:as a 2% Ib. one,.and pay.the tity required td supply the potash whenever the temperature was. low proceeded to hold that less than 15 .
> would too much nitrogen. It ice and thus .
: ,difference. The give enough to produce, endanger
} average consumer cent. was not an appreciable i
per quan. :
: "
be better to- stable the lives of his trees.
would apply enough -
will 'Concord orange
eat.ripe grapes as long tity. This was a most astonishing. f
<
,, the and .
to
nitrogen
= in and: with theIR manure supply -
they sight
as are ,,, ruling. From Cuba in the fiscal year
then make the deficiency in potash Hon. Forest Lake of Sanford -
quantity now grown itbehooves.us to up 1896 there was imported 26,749,911 ; .

7' keep them in front:of him all l the time. and phosphoric acid by applying a purchased of Mr. Lyle, the' Dudley pounds of tobacco, of which only 22- I

.>> ,, .if Is itnota_ fact;/that' ever since packages superphosphate.A house and grove near the Military 406 pounds, or less than one twelfth
cut down to hold as German; letter gave an account of Institute, the consideration being
:hayebeen of i per cent., was rated at the custom

i' .. little:aspossible; urJnarkefhas been fertilizing trees by.boring a small, hole something like $5,000. Mr. Lake house as'suitable for wrappers and assessed
.,
three fourths of inch in diameter will onthe at
time when an put a man place once in
: droppingcomparedto with wrapper duty. Yet Florida :i.
into treeabout two, inches above and bring it out as rapidly as possible.
;:. the.solb'package, l of 6 baskets sold by alone the cigar manufacturers used s
;; .the.pound? .1tlS against all business the,ground at an angle, of forty five This is an elegant property and Mr. Cuban wrappers 0,000,000 cigars r
degrees with the horizon filling it witha Lake will doubtless make it still more
increase the decrease ,
R; rrules to .supply'd made there, and the rest of the country .
concentrated fertilizer tubeand.cementing valuabie. -:Mr. G. M. D. Bowers of
through a
-
.
I the consumption; this '
,:, man used Cuban wrappers on 6oooO- : _
so's11all and up the entrance to the Ripley, Tenn. after having passed the ". "
i ner.. :The priceis now : 000 more. All of the wrappers thus
: The hole extended about winter here left last week home
: hole. two- for ,
,, expensesjo,large' that the grower gets used, except the 22,406 pounds, escaped :. '
.nothing, thc 'Consumer not; enough thirds through' the tree. The tree but just before going bought the Geo. the wrapper duty 'of $2 per .

luxuriantly. The doctor knew Tye about a mile and a half *
.. 1 and Ihe.crate maker and retailer rea'. grew grove .
no botanical or chemical law which southwest of Bartow. Mr. Bowerswas pound.Vas -
all-the .benefit, there, Mr. Chairman, ever so
the would violate,California greatly pleased and benefited
process
: reform be
tHow' :can a brought fraud the '
palpable a perpetrated on .
Fruit Grower. here thiswinter; : and expects to returnin .
.
said about *
about? As Lincoln: suppressing revenues of the United States? It is
October when he will
improve'hisplace
the :rebellion; "We have a demonstrated by the figures, which -='
Ice Protection From Frost- and probably also build a residence -
An
just( and.Iexpecttoconquer by
J ;cause, show that 180,000,000 cigars were '
-pegging away.'" A few'years ago the Dr. Ragland, in Texas Farm and in the city. Mr. Bowers is a wrapped with 22,406 pounds of Cuban -, f

butter; industry of 'the .country was Ranch, cites a most interesting expe! man of considerable wealth and influence wrappers. It is .estimated that by this i''

.' imperiled>y,a concoction pf lard oil l rience coming within }his observation and.'will doubtless be of much fraud alone the Government Jost millions <'

j z' '.aritfbeef.'fat..: The. butter producerand years ago benefit to this county.-Bartow C. I. of dollars, and that the Key ,-:

t honorable..dealer, combined, ap.pealed "The writer recalls a memory of a The destruction of birds is'so great West, and other'sea coast manufacturers ,:', -; ?

: .for: tat ;:Stateandnationalaid: late spring storm many years ago- that the Smithsonian Institute sends got the benefit of it all." .

p r ''wL ":drove' ..out, the, fraud. .Only a .'few what is called here a 'wet'norther'- out a pamphlet calling attention to ...:.

years'ago Sr itwai.almost impossible 'togetpureTmilk the temperature dropping ten or the rarity of the birds that a few years Tobacco Worms. '-:-i

:; ; ; 1: in(cities; millions gal- twelve 'degrees below freezing point ago were common, and to the com, :!.',:

VJottpfr.water l : 'were sold with milks by Fruit trees Were so far advanced that plete extermination of many species. .Tobacco growers are combatting -

t ;UB5cruptosdealers.. ,All this';' 'has the young peach and plums were, of Hunters and fashion are held to be worms by using a spray of one pound f .'

r' io, bein;banished by proper 'legislation considerable.size.: With a rapid fall responsible for this serious dangerof of Paris green to 160 gallons of wa, >1

y. ,,"S ,and' 'enforcement. of laws,. 'A. ,basket of ftemperature.eame.a1so a fine, driz- extermination. ,ter., Use a knapsack sprayer, with ;
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.; ; to use' 'Paris 'green. on the II Painkiller. E Strawberries on Ice.The .

: .,the that the ,
plants, moth, lays egg celebrated T. &T. Strawberry Refrigerators
E ". :_;may be destroyed by taking the bloom (PZUST runs'.) xperience. are,the universal favorite of Florida

n. of ,the jimson weed, place them along I A Bore and Bate Remedy every case growers. Perfected after years of eiperi
that
and every, kind of Bowel has. conclusively
ComplamtIs'PainKiller.
'
proven .
ence. Give
good service
tobacco rows in tor good fruit
: ... the an upright position .
R ,';a inject;; into each bloom,. with ; '' better grapes and peaches, -':: TBUBY & THOMAS,.

'. :: .a small, clean can, .some of the following i and more of them,are: producedwhen Starke, Florida.

:-' :: .:mixture:,;:One pint water, one- : This Is a true statement and'It can't be
; "**. .-AP ,made too strong or too emphatic. Potash is, liberally ap .
.,' ; (fourth pint honey! one ounce cobalt.. : d.-T E KbER SEED ED. bil1titd.
.
c 4 r,. .,,. : It Is a simple,safe and quick cure forCranipi plied. To insure a, full crop of
'
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',:T -. 7Cold Soils. : Cough, Rheumatism, .' MARY T. FROTSCHER President
w ... choicest quality use a fertilizer
I Colic Cold, Neuralgia, Successors to '
02 What .is usually called "cold soil" I Diarrhoea, Croup, Toothache. containing not less than 10% Richard FroUcher's ravier Street Branch Store,
': is due of I Nos.518 and Gravier St.,New Orleans, L .
.: mostly to, excess water, TWO SIZES 25<:.and SOc. 520 #
.' which finds no outlet sinking into WWWWWVWWTWWyyy Importers and dealers In. Flower, piel'd and
.y. Actual Potash.Orchards Garden Seedsi' Grasses, clover, bulbs, seed potatoes -
.;; : 'it, and is forced to evaporate from and fruit trees in th it season, Conductedby
relatives ofthe late Richard Frotscher..Order i
: the surface. This takes ,so jnuch A tobacco farm,of twenty acres is to through Richard Frptscher'a manual of.1896. or

r ,heat from,the soil that vegetation will be planted at Highland, Clay county; and vineyards treat. send for one free

j not grow readily in it. Hence the the plants are now being set. It" is _ed with Potash are comparatively

F .' cold s'oiI.is often very thin .as well; understood that :Mr. George Cook is free from insects and

coming quickly to the clay upon whichit backing the enterprise.Fawner ER

rests. If this ,clay js undeidrained, plant disease.

air and frost will pulverize it, enabling All about Potash-the results ef its Unite t actual ex. There bag sever been a time when growmghonld '
rdoted the periment'on the best farms in the States is A'uarilalfaine\failure with more
t deep- plants to penetrate 'i& TrackerThe told in a little book which we publish and will gladly care. There haa never been a time when <
soil and enrich it. So long as soil is mail free to any farmer in America who wjll write for it. always flrirvV iStrrf Ibe were beat more JJr essential.vale by They leading: are j
'""' ""' ---""' GERMAN KALI WORKS, I' dealers everywheretaneist ,
: filled with,stagnant water, it will only on bating them.FERRY'S
M Nassau St.,New York.
support ferns and mosses, whose roots The Sugar'Crop For Florida. II. SEED, AIIUILIs .

{ run near the surface. Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: full of Information for gardeners aDd
planters. There will nerer be a better time
", t An experience and observation of article of pine land when well cow. than now to end for the' 1S97! edition.Free. '-
i. "f : Mr.. !Max Oeslreicher is a manufacturer D. M. Ferry Co.,Detroit,Mich.
'' nearly forty years in Florida's productions penned. And, it was the seldomest
: c ; of Gadsden tobacco who
.. countY' will, .I,think, jl..lstify'me in saying thing in the world to hear of a sorry
;- -' made for his fine
has
,a reputation
& that cane as a continuous crop, crop, much less a failure, while it was E t
make of that extends from
/ cigars seldom failing, is the surest paying remarkable every man was satified
His Al !
La de
ocean to ocean. Tampa crop in the State if not in any of the with his profits on his sugar, and C
:
the of all who
Resagos are delight
Southern States which produce. it. syrup., _
smoke them, and in this opinion were Louisiana, admitting all her disasters, But, we know that this loss ,which :

r borne out by all who have tried has proven this, and *all things f con is beginning to be realized, has a'' FAIRVIEW PINERY.

them, not the least among whom is'a sidered isiy odds Florida's inferior in remedy in the lastest and best im I

L party from London, England, who suitability. My reasons, however, for proved machinery and a, better system .Choice .'
a latelysent over handsome, order. He ,,
could be in of the latter of which
saying so, not given one : labor; I ..
the while he "'- ," .
took at I
a puff cigars -
article herein. must come and coming-must evidently <

.. -. was lin, .Florida, some months Retracing steps to 1858, my first -if we ever realize the benefitsof ', ',,.Pineapple >-h\. ,
and his
since, senses were so pleased year in Florida, I get back even to the our labor and attain to.a creditable

that he is now willing to pay import days of the wooden two-roller mill, development of the sugar capabilitiesof : Plants-J :

} dutyto get more of them.Quincy .
.
which I have seen operated very satisfactorily our' State, for never can small. -
,
New Era. an dused some myself..They farmers do anything creditable on -G FOR AX4E. .r r

s were however, soon superceded by their own hook to obviate the trouble.
is -
The.J.. T. & K. W. Ry. company ,
two roller iron mills-some times But enough mills of the of
; giving away, free, tobacco plants to pattern Smooth Cayenne I II! Home Grown 1 n!
the line of the three-and almost without exception that at the St. Cloud farm near Kis-
living along -
: anyone ---
" railroad. Mr. W T. Wood, general evaporation in open forty and sixty simmee, operated after the plan of
,. : kettles skimmed with old tin beet in California ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY.
farming
y' freight agent of the road, has had a gallon sugar : .
a considerable quantity of plants pans punched,with a nail and ham where they have enough beets raised '
young mill with horseor their mills and F. N. PRICE
tobacco mer, the operated one convenient to sold by .
by an p.xpert, grower -
l' grown mule-sometimes two, or a yoke of the farmers at so much per ton, wouldas
' :. and the plants will\! be distributed ,
r FLA.
ORLANDO
: !: young oxen.Vhat I P..0. Box 449.. ,
small waste order effectually
: a can now soon asjn working
farmers who wish for ..
:' .among
\ them. Several dilferent.kinds of seeds see, and how I deplore our ignorancein rectify this matter. -
it the farmers think'of it. Over
notwithstanding Just $100,000,000
have been planted including Sumatra
{ said that it them well. The to for- HOME GROWN
Vuelta Abajo, Persian or Turkish, Sumatra paid going; out anuually, stay out _
": : and other yirieties.Titusville proverb was: "My little cane crop ever, for foreign sugars. How deplorable <, :
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better than I raise." to think of this : -
", Advocate. pays me : any crop enormoussum
N !"What do you fertilize with?" I wouldat in silver' and gold .every year Pineapple Slips

The Tampa and Havana Cigar first enquire. "I cow pen." "What leaving the United States for sugar

:4: company has bought a tract of land kind of land?" "Oh, piney woods when even Florida's ,unoccupied soil .' and SuckersOf

j '. from the Plant System, three miles land, high or.low." "How much do is capable of itself.if put to_ a creditable -. the Varieties
Following
.: west of West :Tampa, for the.'purpose you'get,per acre?" "Well about ten use, to prevent the-whole outlay,

-':.:; of establishing. 'farm.v They barrels of sugar, and ,the drippingsfrom and byso doing would confer,a 'bless R'li SALE:

have cleared forty acres. already, taking it, all amounting to fourteen. ing onl,herself in the line of large additional :

out all the roots and stumps,- mak.. fifteen{ barrels; and if I make all syrup, population, adding much _to ABBAKA, PORTO' RICO, EOrM' N

ing it entirely l free from any hindrance about the same or a little upwards." her prosperity and happiness. But QUEEN/GOLDEN QUEEN HtrtEY

r .' to proper cultivation. Houses for labOrers "Doesjyour: mill: take out the juice i California is, today, threatening with '

,,4 ": '-. and curing, packing,, storing clean?" ."Oh yes; see 'how dry this no, small degree of assurance to QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE; PER-

and the like are being built, and by mash is," (squeezing it in his fingers). capture "at no, distant day,. that one NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH.. ''i '
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seed, tune everything is expected to be "Don't you think my mill is ,doing hundred millions in gold' and silver Apply to _>-."'<<;<-'-.

'.' -' ready ,for putting! out the beds.- 'Tampa fine?" "Oh, yes, I see." Well I knew for her own pocket.. Just think of 0. 0. 'MATTHAMS M- :; '

: ': Times. just as.much :about it as they did ana it, $100,000,000 in hard cash l leavingour .-"," "
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"., '..-J: ; neither: of us knew anything .as to country, Ina: decade for sugar, J. .Florida, Pineapple-Ce&ay""' ,, .

? :.: Cuban tobacco is coming into Tam facts, but thought we ,knew -all about while Florida herself is able throughthe Or to -. >ir .,

i /' .;,: pa very,freely now from other .PQ ts- it. And,had,a stranger come by and cultivation. her now idle soil, HADDOCK & KATTHAJCS,,

;- .: ,ofthe; country. Some of it comes by told us that we were wasting the juice, to secure it for herself. This is no idle West;Palm,Bneeh' Fla
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'._. :" :' rail and some by steamer, mostly from shamefully and given -us the ,facts, he dream, though it seems so'improbable I

St.-. ''N' York., It comes under bond and would hardly have closed the gate before as a near approaching idealization. "

'. ..' ',-,: is placed in the bonded warehouse ,he would have been put down.as Mr. Editor, can you ,not 'come to chemists. And: as another encour

;'i! :: .. 'f.; here, subject to withdrawal the same a humbug or a fool .' the front and reproduce that 6,014pounds cement, you',might,Say that,the sand'

r : :-. ._. as if-imported. directly ,from -Cuba.- Sometimes hammock was planted per] acre'reported at the St. hill variety of.:,cane k two per iced,

:.'-T. pa'.Heiald.. .. but'did.no better than .the .poorest. Cloud' mills three years ago by'.the. .. better in_ quantity. _of sugar= cold lt
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.: : it ;ever4I' onwithout__eaxcit'ement4and'I$j !; the time.the hot dry weather comes, by S. S. DeLANOY. Apopka..Fla._ _

:t..,* i ..:praposexhat c )we:get. ups i one.:;on"sugar. theywill; shade the ground.completely, WWW g 8 BEST y21STYLES.and CHEAPEST. !

.; ;r i -- 'r-r--rodttctwn: J'thilik!! we!ought tO put and:in that case you may.rest assured Improving"the Flock. s Catalogue and full treatise spraying fruit ss -
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rt )'..k.'d: x .ttig&intaT: 'all ouftalk"'about .Florida.swef ; of a'good crop, as the roots grow and vegetable crops mailed free Ad arena' s

:$ ; : t; get'upNan! =excitement that best.when the ground is shaded from There improving'are a number a flock of of different chickens,waysof and iiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiuiiuidiuniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii| WM. STAHL, QWHCY ILL.iiiiiiilin''I

;:. r. :t .,,;' ,..i will result in doing sonfethihg.d i the'sun. The chufa does not like awet. causing them to yield their keeper a larger ,

._. *:' ':; *i* t:'# $i- '"S. ,'.W. "CARSON.. .bed, and low flat lands should be profit'than they ordinarily would, and 1
} \ : '\ ayoided for 'the one of the most simple and inexpensive
t: pFroatprdot:, April 3: crop. Light sandy
.. '!' ..4..i" !,{<,"" '..:....- .... .. .-'..... loam is its ideal, and to make a good ways is that of selection, yet it is prac-
1. '. J "' '\ -... / : ticed but very little among the majorityof
;"' L-i'f" .Ohufa.Culture. crop it must have this.Chufas.are'excellent. those in .
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,, '.... < :.Editor. Farmer. .and:Frult-Growef hogs a flock of fowls ordinarily kept, xJp-o ..L ,
and all kinds'of Turn flock
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poultry.
a about half of them hardly for their
y' ,,, '. .,1 :The;; cnufa 1 ', .crop, :i in (the Southern: of turkeys into a chufa field and .it is feed, not to say anything of pay the care and 850 Rods-5 Years-No Repairs

t t :States Dould! bemade, a very}important! difficult to realize how quickly they other expenses( from the other half one That Is the Page fence experience of a prominent
,- h vI1 'if the farmers would must look for the to balance land owner In Michigan, and it's the real secret of
,;. one, only recog- will fatten. Stock oi all kinds are money accounts oursucce&s with all classes. When an Individual or
,. .. ..nizelts value:and"realtze''how easily and obtain the profit if there is a Company adopt the i'age, it fettles the fence
fond and fed milk
of
very it, to cows, Had those Question with them for at least one generation.
individuals
that I II
the crop is i any. are not ; Why J1ot.1 I nvestlgate? Send for evidence.
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it improves the quality and_ increasesthe
business been culled
doing a paying out
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-.4. ;t;venture to'predict i that inline. near quantity of milk to a wonderful I and sent to market, it is plain to be seen I ,Mich.

,, t ... v future'the:chufa will be as extensively degree and it gives 'to butter made the net profit would have' been greater, -- -

'I ,cultivated the peanut, .for.''they are made from this.milk a rich nutty flavor if nothing but their feed and care were A MONEY MAKER
taken into consideration. However the -the thrift jr industrious henill about her
,. nearly allied, being:both} .of them ex that is well liked by connoisseurs. I extra which the best birds would, and how to make money from poultry in
room, New .
,.. cellent stock food, ;and.if; anything, find the best way to feed tomilchcows obtain from taking out the poor ones, PoultryCuldafor1H97.iDO ; )

r i "thc-chuCa'' is:the better of the two., is to pull up the whole plant, would have enabled them to.have done for poultrl di ease houses.Bent! ;sure for remedies 15c.if you and write recipes now.

In. California" chufas, are called. and after it is shaken clean of dirt, or even better than they were doing in filling e JOSH BAUSCHES, Y,Box 31,Keeps*,HL
:"earth-almonds"! because their 'flavor the egg basket-especially would this
washed, run,through a feed cutter set
'somewhat resembles the almond of to cut a quarter of an inch; in this prove when true biddia in is the confined cold months much of the indoors.year

i ', ,commerce.. Its only..drawback is its way the tops, roots and everythingare One of the difficult things so to learn in 4 443K

% .'.iougrpskln, but for hog or poultry f eedthatis'nonobjection. cut up fine, and mixing. this with poultry culture is, that it is not the num- SMOKE YOUR MEAT WITH

.. r ,of ": ; .. In. fact it may bran and cotton seed meal, one has ber, but the kind of individual hens or A USERS aUID E
BTRACTC SMDKCIRCU
'be.remembered that not pullets which are kept that makes the EIIn FOR >
# so'many years an ideal feed for a milch ,.cow.I LAR.LKRAUSERkURD.N1tTON.PA
difference in the balance to their creditat
agq the: peahut.itself was .objected ,toonthfs'.yery think I have said enough about the end of the year. Probably there

7:: point of.its skin being inc the chufa to prove its utility to the are a great many who keep chickens that i'UP.TO.DATEt'S'
6':furious j to digestion l" but now every Southern farmer, and i should urge do not realize the vast difference in the

<'one' .acknowedges the fact thai the all who can to try and make a crop of individual hens in a flock. We can assure PU

.,.;peanut i is,the most healthful of foods, them, however small the patch. It is them if they'willbut take the painsto lS!
watch their fowls in
this
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and Have no doubt that the chufa '
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: '.being? :so much more' sweet to the Some object to the trouble in harvest- than double the number of eggs some of Wll spray a -

r > *y t tastewill,; 'time become the favorite' ing, but, if you will pull up the ;whole ; the others are, and besides there being a per teed day.or moner 75,000 refunded.In use. Satisfaction lil't'd Catalogue g aaran.and

\ :.... The manufacture of: ,nut se itself has plant just as it. shows signs of being marked, difference in the size of the eggs. Treatise on Spraying free. Ag'ts wanted. Ex.
\\r A very grave mistake among a great elusive\ territory given. Rapid sellers Many
the
given peanut a.tremendous irapevitus and it for with the *
ripe, cure hay is that of all the old hensover of our agenta are making from 810 to?15 per day.
and: many keeping I'().LEW 18 Ml'O. CUM Box f tt,CaUUlLN.. Y.
: to chu
'_ : ,, when they begin use tubers attached, some time in Febru- for laying stock, and housing them I
.fas the same.way 'it' wiirhave the same_ ary you,will find it very useful. Whatis and the laying stock together. The result h *- _. j-, --

t .effect.s l left in the ground the hogs and generally is few if any eggs, as' the lorida "

A chufa,crop should always follow: turkeys will take,care of, and give a old hens naturally domineer over the 'Lands 7 ,
pullets and obtain the majority of the
.fi -a grain crop- such, _as rice, corn or: good account'of when brought to the feed, thus becoming fat internally, which .

; .oats.. One, of !the.best crops": .of? chufas table.I will hinder if not entirely stop them laying Qr gesRSorts

t .I ever saw was,made 'to follow oats, ; would like to say something on ; while the pullets, which need the % .

and.was planted! until the latter part of the different varieties to plant, but this most food-Jo develop them and bring

$layv ;This7made, the crop somewhat is so wide.a i subject that will leaveit them up to egg production, liave to do
with the little they can get after the hens v
.. late, as itt,takes.one hundred: .and forty for another time. But one word in have been satisfied, and consequently [vestments '

daystomakea crop.of chufas, but in conclusion.. The chufa crop to be few pullets in the flock will begin laying \

any of ,our Southern :States May is successful must have the properly until well along towards spring. By DevelopmentsAttractions .

tip1e.enough..to"niak :_chufa; crop before balanced ration to feed it whilst grow selecting the. choicest of the hens for
breeders for the following season and giving -
frost:
This
ing. ration in the shape of

; ."v Land for chufas 'should be thor- plant food.must be high in potash, of all them others a pen and by depending themselves alone, disposing on the Address,

oughly prepared.before planting, and otherwise 'your crop will be small in early pullets for the winter eggs, the re- G. D. ACKERLY,

,putinthe;_ ;; best; tilth possibly! by re- quantity and'poor in'qu litys See to.. sult would.be quite different.In e GENERAL PASSEhCCR: ACCNT. (:'

4 peated.harro\y\ { gs or, workings with I it therefore 'that the ration is right, I selecting the pullets with an eye to y

the.cultivator, the crop.when grow- and.then you need have no fear of a bountiful egg supply in the winter THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE, ..
disturbed pays to keep well in mind the amount of "AC ONVILU:. FLORIDA.
should much
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jng not''be the results, if no accidents happen. ,
room available, and regulate the number .
except "' to-keep. clean of ,grass .and C. K. M'QUARRIE. to be kept accordingly. It is a quite : '

weeds., At the }last<< harrowing or De,Fu1iak.Springs. Fla. common thing to see a poultry house with It does not pay, to use ,inferior ,Qut" :. ,r- .-

workings ,before planting, fertilizer floor space'aboutlOxl2 feet occupied by date tools. :
: 'should be broadcasted 'at. the rate of from thirty to forty chickens; and sometimes : Good roads to the station. cut down the
The Florida Extract Company, more, while the owner is kicking cost of marketing. .
abouf eighf hundred pounds acre .
; per;
r. because the hens don't lay in the winter.
'oii:'ordina t sandy loam such as we located at ,this place, hasbeen making i It is from such a source as this that we Many farmers are discovering that they
"'have ''in the South. This fertilizer extensive additions to its works for :hear the cry "chickens don't pay." If can produce cotton for:3; cents per> pound.-

should.te thoroughly? ,mixed with the some" weeks past, enlarging the plant in a case of this kind half the flock was It is easier to push your work than haveit
soil and should analyze as follows: culled out, leaving only the best of the drag. Plan your work and keep ahead
a I '
..cent to double its former capacity. Another early pullets,the supply of eggs would be of it. f
en'per cent potash, eight per carload of the tannin extract was ship- increased very much, while the expense Cowpeas and beggarweed are goodsub-
.. phosphoric acid, and 'about three percent of feeding would be .only half,. causingthe soilers in the South, as clover is in the
,.nitrogen.: Muriate potash is ped north l last week, and it is probablethat owner as well as the hens to sing a North. '

,r s thebest_ -source.of potash., The.coin'' consignments will be made to different song. Even distribution of seed is* necessaryto
mpnacid: 'phosphate for' 'phosphoric England Germany and other European By keeping only the largest and best obtain good; stand. Get hand, broad,

f .. ,acid, and'part of nitrogen should countries as soon as the product laying hens over the second year for cast seeders for small.fields, '. ,
breeders and the
:: ....,Abe' supplied by cotton seed me l. gets a little better known.-Titusvllle plenty of"room giving and .good care early, the pullets eggs Bi-sulphide of carbon is the remedy for

':"""Jhe;: :chufa plant is a very slow, Advocate. are pretty sure to come when the pricesare 'the destruction of insects in stored grain.It .

-. .,r T j grower""at firstand some nitrate of soda ...- high, and that means profitable should,not cost over 10 cents, a poundin .-"".
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tip' applied after, the: first spike appears FOR COUGHS, ASTHMA AND THROAT .Victor:?). Caneday, in Poultry pound cans. co
the
Herall The advantage of a small farm is
"i '. it through: ',the :ground. willforce/ it to DISORDERS "JBrowtfs Bronchial 4..._ j advantage of looking after it himself witbI<-

,s<".'" .iake>.-good growth in:a short :time Troche?*are'an eIre tual.remedy.. Sold' When manure is well rotted it is besi out depending upon hired help, which .-..

,"f; ? _:", tChufas_can'be plantexi quite closelyj by.aUdruggistsV; -- ..: .;: ''. '.;-'",';'.\.'->. .;;- applied as a_ top 4ressing.f. '- 'M4 I adds,4 to the burden of the women, folka.011 .
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hr.' Montclair,reports that garden truck \'
: Butter Without Ice.
and fruit trees are suffering from the ; I
long cont.muectdry 'weather. Peach Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower; South Idcs

and pear trees that were- loaded with In reply to Mrs. Fetter's enquiry, j
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I wish to that we are making but-
41. bloom, and gave promise. of a,, large say, 'fFRUIT'
crop, have dropped nearly.all of their ter successfully without'icei, by using

young fruit. Strawberries have almost nitrate 6"f soda, and practically at no CARR'I'E'R'Si

.disappeared, although there will be a cost for cooling as the nitrate after

': later crop, should there be good rains being used to cool the .cream, is usedas The Standard of Excellence. ,
shortly.-Leesburg Commercial.' a fertilizer, for which purpose the .

Tte lettuce' crop is !nearly all l disposed cooling process does not injure it in Send for Catalogue and Prices from FTrst i'Hands) '. ')
the least. We make butter in small
? of.. A'few more shipments will, SOUTH s//Jr NFl; CO. POfHS/JU/GI'A: y yf
quantities for home use, principally, :
.wind up the crop. String beans are .. __ ,' ., . .', ,.!
inconvenient and
beginning to go'forward now and in a and found quite expensive .. .. .. ._ ., :,f
to use ice, as we had to sendto j
few weeks there will ,be pack-
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many
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least four times "'
town at a week or
of this kind of truck for .
: ward.ages It is estimated, that going there areA buy the ice' in large quantities, and beautifier also. This is quickly accomplished the suggestion has reached the limit, 'J.

the production of butter did not justi-- by wringing a towel out most laundresses seem unable to de-
acres, of beans in the Micanopy
300 fy either. We had concluded to aban- of cold water and going over the bodyas termine. f

"'- section Evinston and section.as large Some an.acreage in the of don the business in hot weather, when rapidly as possible. Then rub with To make fine, clear starch, first wet J|

packages by accident we discovered that we a dry towel until the flesh is'all jn a, the starch with cold water, and work 4
fr beans are being shipped from Rocky
Point.-Gainesville Sun. could obtain a temperature low enoughfor glow. until smooth; then pour boiling water rover =

churning by the use of the ordinary Eat plain, wholesome food, avoid it in the proportion of one quart .{;<

Never before have the pineapple nitrate, that we use for fertilizing pur- ing pastry or cake, fat meat, and rich to every tablespoonfuls of starch; +

w- growers of this section known such poses, and can be obtained in Jack- preserves. A brisk walk every day is set it on the stove and stir till it boils Y j

a large percentage of young plants sonville of the fertilizer dealers at a necessary for those'whose duties keep clear.. A little sperm candle stirred 1

setting' fruit Several responsible growers moderate price in any quantity de them closely confined the remainderof in it will prevent the irons from sticking |

report upwards of ninety per cent. sired. We use an ordinary lard or the time. Wash the face morningand and some add butter or lard.-: -

of fruit on beds and fields of plants but.er tub to hold the cooling mixture.To night with good soap and hot Western Plowman. J

that are putting on their, first crop this three ((3)) quarts of water, we add water. Ivory soap is better for this i t

year. This is as encouraging as it is two and half (2l/2)) pounds of nitrate, purpose than the highly perfumedtoilet Know the "Small Graces" of Life. j
uncommon; and many of them attribute in warm weather three because it is and its
\\t 1 or very pounds; soaps, pure :
Young men should not get the idea _
it to.'tlie intensive cultivation the :
., the in tin and immerse it within the' reach of
put cream a pail, price places '
that to know the "small graces" of '
f: plants have received during the past in the cooling mixture, the mix every one. When thoroughly clean
life is useless or frivolous. What wecall
I. year.-Tropical Sun. ture must be stirred occasionally to rinse in clear water and dry with a soft .
the "social valuable
v : We are gratified by seeing some of dissolve the nitrate, .and the cream towel. At night apply a mixture con- to a man.graces": That are is very the great '

.our property-holders are engaged} ought to be stirred frequetly to bringit sisting of equal parts of glycerine apd trouble with young fellows who are
:: removing moss from trees in their 'into contact with the cold tin. In a rose water, rubbing it well into the ,young
earnest they are too earnest, and
l:". street.parkage. We cannot urge the short time.the cream will be reducedto skin. If ''the face is tanned from ex- ; upon
occasions.
all have
They
can a
101, importance of this matter too frequent- a temperature of 58 or 60 degrees, posure to the wind,a little lemon juice high aim in life a >lofty and
,
'L t ly or strongly. The health, life and provided the cooling is done early in added to this lotion will whiten it, andis yet not close themselves purpose to all social ;
up
(:: beauty of our grand forest trees depend the morning. We churn every morn perfectly harmless. pleasures or amenities. Girls feel

"" upon this work. It is a matter ing about six o'clock, and make with Cultivate a cheerful disposition.Nothing uncomfortable and
pardonably so,
i! of some 'expense, but will repay the the above mixture two pounds of but- is so destructive of good looks' when other
to concert
they a or
{,,' ; outlay a hundred times, and we earnestly ter..After the cream is taken out of the as constant worrying, and while, ner- form of entertainment go i with any

t:,'. urge non-residents to attend'to cold bath, the water for washing the vous women cannot entirely control ,who constantly makes mistakesin a.youngman

3 r*.'* this matter before'returning North. butter, also in a tin or iron pail, is set this habit, it cannot be denied that small things. The small rules and

,. Halifax Journal. into the bath'and reduced to 'a tem- many of them indulge in gloomy fan-
laws which must .be observed on all
.
Mrs. A. E. Waterman, one of the perature of about 66 degrees. Of course cies more than the circumstanceswould social occasions-are not to be frowned a

best farmers near Ocala, has found a care must 'be used not to get any of warrant-Western Housekeep down. They 'are important, and a

remedy for the cabbage worm, which the mixture in either the cream or er. fellow. makes a great mistake

f recently made its appearance in that water. After the cooling is done the young when he considers them beneath himor

section, and which she says is a sure'' mixture is applied to the ofange Laundry Hints. unworthy of his attention.

preventive. Her recipe is one ounce trees, or other'plants as .needed, or-if .

:y; tf) saltpeter to three or four gallons of no immediate use can be made of it, Much of' the shrinking and discol--

water, well dissolved, and spray well it is stored in kerosene barrels until oration of flannels is caused by hot The"new woman" is simply a pass
the while needed. *X.Orange ing fashion, to be considered along
on plants they are young. water, hot irons, and the applicationto
While:nearly all of the cabbage patches -* County,..Fla., April 3, 1897. 'the wet flannels. The garments with balloon sleeves and Eiffel tower
hats and other daring montrosities of
her destroyed
near are completely
should be looked over, and soiled
{T- by the worm, hers are as perfect as For the Complexion. spots rubbed with soap before.wetting. feminine fancy., Woman will be wife

one would care to look at, which.she Ladies who wish to retain the clear Make warm suds, and add a table. mother, sweetheart while the earth
attributes to the use ot the above recipe remaineth., And she will be'a woman
complexion and roseleaf color of their spoonful of ammonia to a gallon of wa-
: girlhood should be willing to use a lit. ftr. Squeeze the garments with the -loving, lovely and beloved; willful,

':The canning, factory at Jensen is tie time and' thought necessary'to that hands, and rinse in water of the same but clinging;,perverse','but dependent tj
fountain of miseries and for-
j going to be a ,consumer of pines, end. Many of the cosmetics so highly temperature, as the first until clean.If a However much she a joy loveto

where, when,prices get too low, we recommended are not only useless, colored, add white vinegar to the ever. what she would may do if she

can turn them in, even if we. get low but harmful, the strong drugs used in water, to set the,color. After wring- imagine .know that the
figures, which will be better than their their preparation often injuring the ing, shake well,land draw into shape. were a man, we moment
the stirs her foot will l backto
going to Kansas City and all profits complexion permanently. The best Dry as quickly as possible. The,gar baby go
the rocker and the cradle will
eaten up by express'and; percentage methods of enhancing the charms.nature ments.should be pressed white still song
back her Let her
to
'on gross sales.-The 'recent rains, bestowed are so simple and inexpensive damp, with a warm iron,'until per come lips. play
'for awhile-the
y have been very beneficial to our pines. that any one 'may employ fectly dry. Under this treatment old at being a man' first
bonnet the first.new
There is a decided determination to them. We cannot always look like flannels will keep as'soft as new ones. new or baby will
,
sell at home, as there are some kinks the gjrls of sixteen or ,eighteen sum- As time passes there_is less starch drive all that nonsense out of her

'in past methods that prevent many) mers, but there are many matrons of used in the laundry. Some of the old- pretty head.-Journal.. .of Commerce.

T growers from putting their fruit thirty-five who look fully ten years time starched garments,were about as 4. .

? .. through too many hands. The, asso- older because they have not taken the comfortable and -comely as'a coat of R. P. ,Davidson, of DeSoto county,

ciation expects to do business also.- proper care of themselves.A mail. Skirts of course, must have will l have 15,ooo pineapples to.sell.

c.. ,Severalneat commodious, packing morning bath in ,water cool some starch though they never shouldbe There is.no question that the .average

,houses are going up in our section enough to be invigorating, but not cold so stiff as,to rattleand table linen weight of each will be at least three--

+ and growers are very well satisfied.. J enough to chill the body, is not only irons much letter if it has just a sug- pounds, or; 45,000 pounds of delicious

.Edenitems: in Titusville Star. necessary for cleanliness, but is a great gestion of starch; though just when pineapples. .. -;- *:'<

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-Mr. / >, ', TEE FLORIDA PABMEB AND FBUIT-GBOWEB 249- !

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r :Little "Less Than; '.a t 1 Mirracle, About the,.Water Hyacinth.Editor .. FOR THE TWENTY-SECOND YEAR-- I

'---- Farmer and Frnit-Grower: W. W. HAWKINS & 'SONS '
,After the grave perplexity caused by
'Mr. 8.E. Hauler's lUeoyery' ,From Sclaiiq the Are offering a Choice Lot of the Best Varieties of Orange Trees for the season of IKXMIXr; .
the?Late WarHaving: ; Served'In 'of the, water hyacinth with the and from Bearing trees. _
':Company K., ".Ninety-fourth, various.devices'for its destructionallof tit VARIETIES GUARANTEED TRUE TO NAME. "* : ,

New York Volunteers. which seem to be more or less im Early Selections and Early Planting will prove the most successful. Prices Low.
: Send postal for Descriptive catalogue to
,From{the Palladium, Oswego;N. Y. practical-it would be odd if the w. w. HAWI INS & SONS "

.Mr:'S. R. Hunter is blacksmith, and question should settle itself. In some ; Georgetown, Fla : :

for six yearshas resided South Scriba, of creeks. along the St. Johnsriver ,- ". ..
'N.-Yi;'Jefferson:-He.was born in ,Henderson Village which are well nigh choked no time to haggle over theories; if .. -1,
N. Y.
ago,,and'when; County President, Lincoln,sixty called years with'the pestilent interloper, a minute protection.> in our markets against foreign $I

,for volunreenrto.suppreea the rebellion, insect or spider is spinning its web importations helps the American (.! '
he quit' the forge and was one of the first over the leaves and possibly feeding citizen in one line of industry, it does : "'1
men in Northern New'York to enlist as aI.private upon the sap. Aftera while growthis in another. If it builds up manufactures -:

: in Company K, Ninety-fourth checked, the foliage turns br.ownand it will build up agriculture and .
New York Volunteers: Returning at the
closer of the war he.took!:up his early: occupation the plant languishes. Nature bring prosperity to the farmer. ;

but the hardships of camp-life, always contrives a way to keep up her Our Senators should be advised by book should be in the R .;
had left him almost a physical wreck. balance, so that when a plant or insect the farmers of Florida that it is their hands of all who wish to be successful ..< '

Sciatic rheumatism developed, and for bids fair to overstep all bounds{ a imperative duty to support this bill. guide to in right planting.seeds It and is a right safe :t
years he doctored and, spent hundreds of stern edict goes forth : "Thus far Ve cannot afford to run the risk of ,methods. it makes you acquainted '
dollars without obtaining relief. Three withGregory's
shalt thou and no further." But for amendments. They :
years ago, his limbs became paralyzedand go changes or can-
he was unable, to walk. Physiciansgave this wise provision, the human race, not possibly make it better, and may Seedsthe '
him no relief and he.was unable to might be crowded out instead o=- fulfilling make it worse. It will be necessary which purity and reliability of

get-,about- except by dragging himself its destiny to "possess the earth for some Democrats to support it, or ful planters.are known Gregory's to all success-Seed
from place to place *for his arms. He and subdue i1." nits present form and favorable features catalogue is sent free of charge .
to .
says it was 'rio' trick him to run a anyone anywhere.J.
common darning needle into the muscles The hyacinth is not an unmitigatedevil to Florida, it must fail. Will J.Marblehead II. GREGORY, SOW, '
i of his limbs without feeling the slightest but is useful in various ways. Asa our Senators take the responsibility of MAM.
sensation, and he believed that he would fertilizer or mulch it is of consider- causing its failure? We sincerely -j' .... -o

.*. never be anything but a hopeless invalid. able value, also as pasture for cattle hope not. ,
The remaindercl the story of this re and food for poultry. It 'affords T. B.,HICKENLOO ER. Faithful In Little-Ruler Over Much. :
markable case is best as told in his own .
language: to a reporter of the Oswego., N.i i shelter for the fish and prevents their ...4I THE settlers from the northwest who .

Y.,> Daily Palladium:' wholesale capture by outside parties, A Great Book Free. are wanted in the south are thoso who ':-- ...,
"A copy of your paper was handed me who had depleted our waters to such an When Dr. R. V. Pierce, of Buffalo will come prepared to purchase or rent' _
in the fall of 1895, by a neighbor. Therein land and establish themselves on a farm '
extent with their seines that this
spontaneous N. Y. published the first edition -
'
I read an account of a case in which dairy, chicken range, truck garden, or .
Dr.'Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People food supply of our own people of his great work, The People's something of the kind. Such settlers

had effected cure that was in many was becoming seriously dimin! Common Sense Medical Adviser, he will find they can make a living here ,
respects like my own. I had very little ished. Now that this.game bas been announced that after 680,000 copies under more favorable conditions than at '
,money with which to buy medicine, andI partially blocked, the fish are multiplying lad been sold at the regular price, the north and northwest, and they will
'
talked the matter over with wife. meet a cordial welcome.-Metropolis.
my .
again. The long fine black the which
,
$1.50 profit on
per copy,
The result was that I purchased a box of It bas been our experience that few
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and before they roots are an excellent substitute for would repay him for the great amountof men of this class, who have a reasonable .

were half gone I noticed a marked improvement sphagnum moss in packing plants. labor. and money expended in pro- amount of brains,backed by energy,'who '
1 in my physical condition. I Balls of them squeezed out and left ducing it, he would distribute the next are willing and capable of work, but
have taken nine boxes in all and can now in ajjasket in my packing-house were half million free. As the number of have made their way in the south. They

walk three miles without exe ion. With' still'moist at the end of ten days.E. copies has already been sold, Me is soon find their niche, they fit it whether .' '" 1 I
the condition I have described I am they are working for themselves or for
troubled with kidney complaint, and Dr. H. HART. now giving away absolutely.free 500-! somebody else. The young man or
Williams' Pink Pills is the only'medicine Federal ,Point, April 10. 000 copies of this most complete, interesting young woman who is afraid of doing too
that has ever given me relief from that a and valuable common sense much-that have the feeling that their .-
ailment. I have the utmost confidencein Florida's Opportunity.Editor medical work ever published-the recipient employer wishes to get a lot of work out ;
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale Pea Farmer and Fruit-Grower: mail of them for a little pay, who aim to do as
pIe, appreciating fully what they have only being required to to little work as possible and get their
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Our trees in all of the
done for me. It is proper to state, too, orange parts him, at above address, twenty-one (21)) wages, will find that as soon as their
that my rhnmatism pains have not State have come through the winterin one-cent stamps, to cover cost of mail- places can be supplied by some one who
troubled mo since last winter." fine condition, many have bloomed ing only, and the book will' be sent aims to make themselves indispensableto
Dr. Williams Pink Pills contain, in a and all those that have received proper post-paid. It is a veritable medical their employers, it will be done.
condensed form,all the elements necessary attention look well. We have had I in volume. Con- We-once had a boy in our employ who
library complete one
to give new life and richness to the by faithfulness rose from newspaper earner -
blood and restore shattered nerves. Theyare seasonable rains .so far and farm cropsare tains 1008 pages, profusely illustrated.The to bookkeeper. In this capacity he
an unfailing specific for such diseases coming forward.. The new industry Free Edition is precisely the sameas came to us and said: "Mr. H., if there
aa-locomotor ataxia, partial paralysis, tobacco culture has come to stay.It that sold at $1.50 except only that is any employment in which lean better
rheumatism nervous headache, the after is no longer "on probation"-but the books are in strong manilla serve the company, I want' it." This
effect oLJa grippe, palpitation of the admitted in,to "full connection" with paper employe rose from carrier boy in a few
instead of cloth. Send
heart*paid and sallow complexions, all covers now years to superintendent, and finally to
forms of weakness either in male or other profitable crops. Strawberry before all are given away. president of a largo corporation, and is
female. ,Pink Pills are sold by all deal- growers report on the average fairly -I..- now, at less than forty years of age, the
-1 ers, or :will be sent post-paid receiptrof paying returns. So, all things con- Irving Keck, a former noted Flor- head of a large sugar mill, manufacturing -
price, 50 cents a box, or six boxes for$2.50theyare sidered, the outlook for the future is idian, writing from California to the millions of pounds of sugar annually.
never sold in bulk or by he Years of faithfulness in little things has..
bright. Bartow Courier wants to
the 100)) by addressing Dr. Williams' says disciplined him for great service. The
But one thing that will materially come back to this State. He of
Medicine Company; Schenectady, N. Y. says South! is full of opportunities.
.. -- .. help us must not be neglected-to the California orange growers: They --U--

Hog manure on cabbbage ground produces i stand'together for higher duties on have learned something about puttingup Beware of Ointments for Catarrh

,club root. foreign oranges, lemons, tobacco, cab- their oranges that it seems to me .. that Contain Mercury,

Cottonseed oil and stearine the prin- bage, potatoes, etc. The revenue billas would be profitable to us Florida as mercury will surely destroy the sense
ciple ingredients of cottolene or manufac- passed by the House is all that crackers. Instead ,of hooping their of smell and completely: derange the

tured lard, costs about.one half the priceof could be desired by citizens of Florida. boxes when they nail they top on, they whole system when entering it through

genuine lard., But it may not pass the Senate, as,it tack on a couple of thin strips about a the mucous surfaces. Such articles
,The present price of wholesale lard is should never be used except on prescrip-
is divided between the half inch thick the
evenly so to
very an as keep
the same as tho price of the! hog on foot. tions from reputable physicians, as the
The wise farmer no longer raises pork parties. So we think it becomes our boxes from 'stacking close together, damage they will do is ten fold to the

. ... for the lard nor keeps the hog till, it is duty to urge upon our Senators the and to allow of ventilation. And then ood you can possibly derive from them.
,over a'year old. necessity of supporting the House billas around the center of the box, insteadof I Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F.'

? An acre of watermelons, if>you. have a it stands. It is Florida's supreme a hoop, they put,a piece'of bailing J. Cheney, and& Co.is,taken Toledo, 0., contains no
internally
.-r.,_"-local. ,market. should bring good returns.: moment and opportunity-if the fruit twine that is strung up tight, and in mercury directly upon the blood and mucous, acting surfaces -
'l Ranting a peach orchard choose a and tobacco_ schedules ;are changedand case of the nails giving, this rope of the system. In buying Hall's

s"Hor'westem. exposure. ,Rich soil lowered, it will be a long time holds the box perfectly solid, and .it. Catarrh Cure be sure you get the genuine.;

< .. f' i sitird.! before another chance will occur to, is so much more easily done, and It is taken internally, and made in Tole-
....- ;<;.s 4XAr l ll;cEdsthat will germinate will, not increase them. Partisanship shouldgive do, Ohio, by F. J; Cheney & Co. Testimonials '
rodoco good crops. Be sure of buying free. .
of dealers who will way in a time like this to ex1 i I&r Sold
pull take care to film- by druggists; price, 75c. per
sh you-o \,fresh seeds :. of:the most practical importance. It'' I ,. bottle. .
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.:- T .\, :;Florida Farmer "and Trait Grower. of $i for 1896 does so entitle him. tires,- and an index. of ,subjects ,alphabetically arguments, goes. to show how deepwas

..,..: 9"t. '.:., .-..,"...'..,... '....' Our readers will not fail to note. the arranged, .which makes the the impression created by the

:-" .. ., ,:){l;. Ar Weekly Newspaper published at *6 Main differences .. reference to any subject.easy. few complaints presented by the
.
:s,,"':. ., -, .- ',', .Street T Ti11e.F1a. !> An.act of Congress limiting the department homespun and simple-hearted farmers.
.
. :-> ,." : : > Where' the thrips has prevailed this publications of over 100 The ingenuity of the railroad advocates

>' :';;,0'rKBHB. OF SUBSCRIPTION spring Jne pear blight has been pages'to an edition .of iobo copies, is worthy of all commendation.We .
-
\- .f'Y.or',; One Year'/.Inuin...........-........ 2.00 checked. It would seem that the and providing for,the."sale by the Superintendent quote from the testimony of ;Mr

'Jt..: s. ".::." forte Month..1.1.. x.11..1.1..1,1 ..... 1.00 presence of the thrips in the 'blossoms of Public' Documents'of James Menzies, Assistant General

': : -_In Jtereign Coantrlea .i/1.1.nvu///uu.. .3.00subScriptions was offensive ,to the bacteria'which bulletins not required for .official use, Freight Agent of the Plant System.

- ..- in all cases cash in produced blight. leaves but, a few copies of this bulletintor "One point that has caused great

; .'. advance. No discount allowed on one/s the general public, but there are dissatisfaction among vegetable ship-

K all own agents subscription a liberal(except cash commission in a club), but will to The, changed conditions the far some for sale 'at 35 cents each. To pers is the difference in freight on a

.. be allowed on all subscriptions'obtained southern.county of Dade are indica- all who are- interested in-the forest barrel of cabbage from New York to

'::.r by them. Write for terms. cated by the fact that the TropicalSun resources of Florida and the South Jacksonville as compared with the

r : .. :To every.subscriber, new or old, remitting advocates the placing of hitching generally, this. isan extremely valuable rate on a barrel of cabbage from Jacksonville .
.. us $3.00, we will send the paper one posts in front of the stores. Formerly -- work.. to New York. :Mr. Menzieswas

-' 'year and a copy of Rolfs' VegetableGrowing all that was needed was good docks questioned in regard to this and
1 the South for Northern
Markets postid.In For two new 'sub and piling. .Trusts.-" stated that the rate on cabbage from

scribers, at $3.00. each, we will send, 4. How many men and how many dollars New York to Jacksonville is 18 cents

.-' ,postpaid", a ,copy of Moore's "Orange Mr. E. P. Porcher, General 'Manager constitute'a.trust? What sufficesto per hundred pounds, and the rate on

Culture. of the I. R. and L. W.. Pineapple determine that,there is a "restraintof cabbage from Jacksonville to New
.Bates advertising on application. York is 60 cents per barrel. He explained
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Growers' Association, writes us that. trade? If two men.in a villageare ,
be made check this difference in the rate
Remittances should by by
he will establish his headquarters in running two stores-the. only two
note, order or registered that southbound
stating
on
postal
money shipments
Jacksonville for the summer about in the village-and they secretly and
letter to.order, of steamship lines and railroads had
the first of He corruptly to combine the two
.JMBJKE1E JJTD FRUIT GfBOTTEB, May anticipates a agree to with .sailing vessels that
compete
: Jacksonville. Fla. good seaspn. into one'and destroy the former ruin-
came south to load lumber (for the
return -
W. Uuslness Manager. is
Cha DaCosta; oustompetition, that nora"restraintof
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These vessels will
Moore' Orange Cnture....... 81 00 !. trade?" Are they not amenable to trip. bring
.. Rolfs' Vegetable Growing In the It is reassuring to read in the Report the Anti-Trust law ? If(not, why not? potatoes, salt etc., for a very low rate
South for Northern :Markets.... 1 "5 on the Fisheries of Indin River, by as otherwise they would have to come
is
Sugar not a of life.
J. J. Brice, U S. Commissioner ofFish The ancients; without necessary a particle of down in ballast. The vessels having

CONTENTS. and Fisheries, that trout, mullet, already been chartered their north-
sweetening except wild honey in
.. New Celery Culture Improved...,..... 2421'a&NFO&TATIONAn sheepshead and bass are holding their very bound cargoes did not enter into competition -
irregular quantities Jived as long as
,
Express Refrigerator But to learn that the with the
own. we regret regular transportation
we do if not longer and
equally
Car;Southern green vegetables-unsatisfac incomparable pompano has suffered: as lines and hence the difference in.
tory .deliveries...:. 248 losses. healthy lives. But probably not one rates/1
P great i in a thousand would with in
GaovlCANDOSCUARD-PointsonOrange Cult gee us
4 ... Now the lumber traffic is shown
C" ture..., .....-.-........',.. 243 this view..: and ..sugar wilfr always be to
7 'Grape Fruit Statistics Wanted;; Salt for Scale There is much complaint in Central classified as a necessary. Now, when be a positive detriment.. the growers,

js "- Insects...,............,...;.,244 and South Florida of the droppingof the two men in the village start a.com- since it forces the transportation com
y Small or Large Packa2'eS-A. Novel View.. ;; panies to bring down groceries hay
deciduous fruits and bination the
to to price of'sugar in
some put
4 extent up
Porce-Peeding of Fruit Trees;Ice Protection and low
at
vegetables rate
; so a to
.. Prom Frost....... ....-.....- 245 of oranges; this is generally attributed 'that village, they are as much amenable -! with lumber schooners ,sailing
-- TOBACCO bacco Importations.Into Flori-- to the drouth. No doubt the tothfcAnti.Trust law as the Have- compete

ida; Tobacco Worms.................. 245"." lack of potash is equally responsible for meyer combination'with their hundreds ,south in ballast, that to recoup
FARMER AND TaucKBa-The Sugar Crc p for thes losses. The earliest of millions. The difference is themselves, they have to impose high
Florida;........*. .......t.._...-246 dropping, rates on Florida produce which they
Chufa Culture.................. 247 while the fruto_were of the size of peasor the village grocers control a few bar- north. .

I'otJLTRv-Improving'the Stock.............. 247 !less, was caused by the thrips; but rels, while the Havemeyers control transport We from the
+. OCR RURAL. HOME-Making Butter Without the,subsequent fall is due to the two eighty-five per cent of the amount refined quote testimony'ofMr.
: L: S. of Reddick behalf
: '." Ice;For the- Complexion; Laundry Hints; causes above mentioned, and fully as in America and leave the Light, on
Know the Small Graces Of Life;; The New of the growers: "He admittedthat
often in 'combination in
the
our opinion to lack of Spreckles control of
Woman... .... ....i,....... 248 I ; the price of vegetables in theNorthern
M important mineral elements in the the other fifteen cent:
Hyadeth per
Florida's
About the Water ; Opportunity markets had declined since
M .............'11..11.11.1-.1..1111.1... 249 I soil as to the lack of water. The proper y to render trusts 1888 least
EDITORIAL--Dropping of Fruit; Our Wealth .. ... harmless lies through Government ,at 50 percent. Where
', trainloads from
In Timber. Pines; Trusts; Investigating regulation of the prices 'of certain,indispensable are sent now a single
I Grewers' Complaints.....,.....-250 Our Wealth in Timber Pines. necessaries station,' carloads were sent then, and
of life is
Markets; State Horticultural Society-Program We lately had an interview with an as were much scarcer. *

:i __ Meeting ..... .......... 351 inventor who has devised a box to be done in Germany with bread and He admitted, however, that prices
.j Weather and Bulletin.... nailed onto for the beer, for instance, and even with the.
Crops-Government 252 a turpentine tree, had gone 1o"p: in the North on Florida -
1 ', The Velvet Bean; Former Waste Products of ater tickets. That Svould\ amount to
of the instead
reception of the
Cotton..... gum products within the past ten years
254 something. But the American
In Part.True; Restored Groves; Covering the trough which is chopped into the tree people probably because the amount of production

Tops of Orange Trees....... 256. itself. He is very ,sanguine that it would not tolerate any such pater- had been increased- fully a
,.,. nal despotism. The American people
I will result in a saving of millions to thousand per cent." t I

,: !' Weather in JaoksonvUle.. the South, by preserving. the treeswhich insist on sending their representatives Now, this undoubted decline in
; to Congress to-be
;'. Week Ending April '13,'1897 are now destroyed" by the ruth monopolies and trusts."greased", The American by. the poises of Florida products 'in the
less process of "boxing. In conversation North in late is
quoted by
years
.F: Ii. people mix their own doseequalparts
"'- ... ? tt.. with a turpentine maker of the
." a a' a .IS!.-..:. many transportation people as an ex
M
"DATa. .. a &lIS 0 lIS lIS experience however he statedto trust, anti.trust.and humbuggeryand
years of
;. : : ; ")1 =: planation the reduced profits "or
they must swallow it.
us that this kind of a box had been
---- - outright losses of the But
April, ,........ 68. 71 8s 6S 20 tested and to.be _I 4 growers.
... 8....m. 69 74 86, 6& 20 7o years'ago proved 'a Growers why should not these falling prices
.: g.......s 64 72 74 62 12. 00 1.75 failure. Investigating Complalnte.. serve,also as a reason for .asking lower
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56 55 63 56. J7 .II
;-- .. II........ ,8 ,60 6g 44 25 .56 .08 These.remarks are especially pertinent The sessions of the Interstate Com transportation charges?
.. 12........ 57 63 71 51 2061 at this time The Timber Pines merce Commission, in. Jacksonville Granted that the service is better,
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-.o. 67 58 66
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of the Southern United States by April and loth and thanit
--- 9th demonstrated, swifter, more frequent prompt
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Kean. 61 66 75 57 17 67 144 Charles Mohr Ph.D.
together with other
that
among things, the transpor 'was ten years agorthat a greater:
:. -Total ralnfaU. A 'Discussion,of the Structure of their tation managers and their attorneys! number of receiving stations is'maintained -

A. J.'MITCllELL, Obsorver. .Wood, by Filibert ;Both (Bulletin No. are better talkers_ than .the .growers. along the lines in the produc-

13, Division of .Forestry,. U. S. Department And it would seem to- an impartial ing districts; granted all this-and it.

.. : ;.' See our premium offer of valuable of Agriculture), has been reader of the daily papers, that the probably true-is it not also: true

Florida.books., prepared and published "to aid in securing Commission allowed their, testimonyto that improvements in modern railroad
'.. a. true conception of the extent enabled better .
occupy a disproportionate share of: appliances'have a se"
'f-! k condition, and value of this resource,j their time,-judging by the the spaceit vice to be given for the Barr --

'. ,: The, payment ,of the membership with the.hope of inducing rational I covers in the journals. The' growers It is a distinctly recoil ,, .!

,fee, of $i to the State .Horticultural forestry .methods their use and.pro. are more conversant with plow pie of freighttkriffs, the :-. .; :./.. .

'r. society for 1897, does not entitle the duction.. handles and fertilizers than they are avowed by the construe ',. _....... {

::< .new'member! a copy of the Sod. The bulletin contains 160 pages, with tbe arts of pleading; but the very tariffs, that t: the charges;;;' '' ', .

__. =.,. > ety's. Annual for 1896;. but.a payment twenty-seven plates ,and eighteen fig- voluminousness of. the, transportation tioned somewhat_ to t.ljei"f ..,
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t -....., .......1>1897.. .... ..: ..' -. c THB" FLORIDA FARMEB AND FRUIT-GROWER.' 251"t .
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: ;:..W' .beiustificd! by transportation* peoti'if st'rawb mes. ;Receipt since Monday -

pJ Ieon J the" ound that the:.article. of by Penn. :: R. R.: refrigerator feight, 1,416, FIRST: NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA
Savannah steamers, 70 ice
crates
1 ; ?y .
;greater"valueis\ lost'pr' destroyed by
boxes; by B. & 0..R. R.; 03 ice boxes. f
; thetheyareobliged;: /to'pay'a greatejrlndemnity Te'have also had 'a 'fair supply by express JACKSO T 14:43.: :.

:1 : ; ;'- Well. ,, 'suppose we ac- mostly in ice boxes, but including
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) a ,.cepUhisprinciple.; ; Tlien,:if it'is ad. one refrigerator carload. The general The Oldest National Bank in the State. .

..T.f.f. f ')mUted_! That ,Florida produce, j is not tendency has been toward lower "
: 1-1- worth'as.much' in 'Northern markets prices; ,and the quality and condition of CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED, 1894.' ;: ...
the receipts have been very irregularand By conservative yet liberal methods this bank has achieved I the highest. reputation for solidity,
t:, asf; forraerlyi) ;_ why should no'1' the largely below prime. Charlestonice strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands. ...
f thee be< sold in of We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own
t : ''f *> .freight.:chargeson: same reF boxes have mainly a range drafts on all parts of the world.' "
\"- .. ...\dueed ?:' 25c. to 35c., but of late very few have We invite a visit or correspondence looking toward business relations. assuring you that your .
.. claim that there exceeded SOc. and some ordinary lots favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention' .
s.: 'Thejailrdad/people -
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I have gone down to 20c. per qt. Recent JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
'i is.. altlarge"amount: of( inferior stuffY arrivals from Florida heve been largely "* .

>.* : ;. 'shipped nor h;;, and if they reduced the defective--either small and darkcoloredor President. Cashier.

i> ,.... charges there/w uld be still more of soft-and prices have made a considerably I Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.

it>: This' is ,painfully true, and about lower average.. Late sales of stock __u__ '
received by: refrigerator freight have
the only'unanswerable statement they .i been mainly in range of 15c. to 23., but case (somewhat sandy)and at 3.00()() to 5.50 Bradley ntd cZ4. Eugene B. RedJUld

'advanceThey are.common. ,carriers, the I latter price is extreme and some of per 5-gallon case. Florida refrigeratorcase ESTABLISHED 1871. .

'" ;and are' bound' to' transport ,every. the arrivals have been so soft and pooras berries brought 25 to SOc per quart- REDF1ELD & SON, .

thing'that; is offered, and hence isinsincere to find no outlet except to the cheapest very few offered however, the season be- '
,, ing practically over in that section. Cabbage MerchantsAND
Commission
o that if they did class of trade at very low figures.Ice .
to plead Florida 1.50 to 1.55 per crate; Cal- ..
boxes have also been of irregular -
> ;noV hold "the charges up, the North quality and value, and most very sales at ifornia (winningstadt) at 2.35 to 2.75 per ;

w6uld.be flooded with trash. It is crate no Texas offering. .
: %: about 15c. to 20c., 'some very soft and ; Fruit Auctioneers
: "no=part of their: mission to i inquire going lower, and only an occasional lot of ,. Tomatoes-ReceiptA. from Florida were
entirely too to sell hence neglected 141 Dock Street Philadelphia, Pa.
:as to'the-quality: of the vegetables! the really fine reaching 22c. to 23c. The refrigerator green .
received by express this ; choice ripe scarce and worth 3.00 to We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
'Northern. served with. car
people are
week Thursday was a different car from 3.50 V crate; Mexican stock selling either at private sale(which has heretofore been
a, 'One point was not brought out in the one noted last, ,week as being so successful slowly at 2.00 to 2.50 V 7-basket crate; our.custom) or by the auction system (recently

..' published! testimony, and that was l; the berries in it were in rather Green Peas-in limited supply and fair added to our business)as you may desire.

-'- the'explanation 'of the fact "that carload"rates'are poor.order and while a few of them were demand; sales of choice Mississippi and
.
{". Alabama at 2.00 V bu. box Florida salable ... ,
;
l cheaper to CincinnatiandChicago placed up at..2Oc" to 22c., many were so ...
.at 1.75a2.00 V bu. box and 75c to 1.50p
r than they are for equal soft prices as and to 14c.compel to 18cl sales: covered at much most'of.lower bu. hamperbu.; boxes at 1.00 and QUICK WORK

distances ;.to''tbe East. The .roads the bu. boxes at 1.50; String Beans, lower, ,
the business. Saturday) re- I
Today
( In selling and for Fruits and Veg
north fomIobile and New under more liberal offerings and quiet paying
leading. in
/ -vii& rrigerator freight berries were mostly etables shipped to us is our motto. WU
worth. demand; Florida round green at 2.00 GIVE GOODS SENT,US BY GROWERS
Orleans .give .lower freight rates very bad order;; some were almost
slow at l-.75a2.00, flat wax (not FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
wax
:' than dp the railroads leading out of less; fair to prime sold from 15c. to 23c. wanted) at 1.50; Egg Plant, Florida at BUY OURSELVES. They are protectedby

Florida, Therefore; the l latter have YEa ETADLES. 5.00a6.00 !>" large crate. ing our a dollar.40 years Enquire experience as to without our standingand default.

: 'to .meet .these in their'Western shipments Beets, Florida, 75c. to 1.00; bunches, P. M. KIELY. financial stability which any bank or

while in their shipments .to per.bbL crate; 2.00 to 4.00; Charleston, merchants having mercantile reports can
; ,
5 verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR
[ .New York and Boston they, have per 100 bunches, 5.00 to 8.00; Cabbages, FLORIDA STATE HORTIOUL- METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
r- Charleston] 1.25 to 1.751 Fla.,1.25 to LEA: ; TORAL SOCIETY.The your'name for our quotations. Stencil and
\1\ practically.l no competition. Celery, California, 50c/ to. 1.00; Florida 't cards free. Letters promptly answered

"""* .. large to extra, 1.00 to 1.25; small to medium forthcoming meeting of the State
.... ." .T: 40c. to- 75&;, Cucumbers, Florida, Horticultural Society promises to be FRENCH. & CO.,.

"t = i.. ..Markets.- per carrier,-3.00 to4.00; Egg plants, Fla., l lardy attended and of unusual 'interest, 116 Warren St. New York.
per \ bhL box, 1.50 to 2.50;, per bbl, one interested in horticultural ,
crate, 2.00 to 3.50; Lettuce, Fla. prime, pursuits can afford to-misa it. ESTABLISHED 1855.

t .. .' 'JACKSONVILLE:. FLA.,' April t6, 1897. per J bbL basket, 2.00; fair to good, 1.50 It.will be held in the Opera House at ;'\ ..................... ..................................................... .".
Charleston
S. FRUITS AND'.PBODUOE. to 1.75; inferior, 1.00 to 1.25; Orlando, commencing at 7:30 p. m..on .v.

Corrected by Marx Bros. per bu. basket, 1.25 to 1J50; Peppers,Fla., Tuesday, May 4th, and will continue.
4. ;Theae'ate average quotations. Extra choice carrier, 2.50 to 3.50; Key West, 2.00 to 2.50; until noon on Friday, :May 7th. Hubbard, Federal Point; A. L. Duncan, .
lots fetch prices,above top quotations_ while poor. String beans, Fla., green express, 1.25 to Reports from the different Committeeswill Dunedin; W. D. Griffing, Macclennv..

,p' ,. .lots Apples selllower....;...........,..........;.bbl. 3.00 1.75; wax, 1.50 to 2.00; freight, 1.00 to DO followed by discussions .on the Committee on Fertilizers. Clute,
,., _. ,;. Pines ( l) ,.....,,.-....!. crate 1.50; rouud wax, 2.25 to 2.50t; wax, same topics, and these free discussions, Lake City; John W.'Cannon, DeLand; C.
_:' '.Lemons, Mt................box 3.00 1.50 to 2.00; Squash Fla. bu. crate 1.25; in which all the members are invited to : W. Fox, Fruitland Park.

'"'1"-'-.''{ _. f Peanuts English Peasdried.bu belt brand..... ......... .04 to.1,50.05 Tomatoes, Fla., prime to fancy 4.00 to takejpart! form one of the most interesting Committee on Vegetables-Mahlon''
.i-: Cabbage Florida,,;.........-....each no demand 4.50; common to good, 2.50 to 3.50; Key and valuable features of the Society's Gore, Orlando; E. G. Miller, Francis;
Potatoes Burbankir.i.x-.bbl. 1.50 West 1.50 to 3.00. Thos. Hastings St. Augustine.
w -".- ...............sbarrellots1.40"I FBENCH & Co, proceedings.Following are the Special and Standing Committee on Entomology-P. H.
... 1.20 .
i..n.i .
f.' 7 : I. ....r..........5aackl- 1.10 Committees: Rolfs, Lake City; Clarence H. Ashmead, 11
'::> a 'OnIonsi-N.Y............., ...;. crate :2.00: to 2.50j Pittsbure, April 9th, 1807.SrawberriesRefrigerators125 Committee on Catalogue-A. -H.- Man- Jacksonville; J. T. Stubbs, DeFuniak. .

-tr" .Peas.blackeye..bushd u. ................. 1.50 I50 ;i and 35. vine, Glen St. Mary S. S. Harvey, Quin. Committee on Irrigation-J. B. Stet
? It.. ,.{..,........:.:.?..... ....;.bu J.50 crates 25and 35' ; Cucumbers, southern, tette; G. L. Taber, Glen St..Mary; E. N. son, Stetson; T. L. Mead., Oviedo; John[
1' -" Whlppoor n a.\...//1111...bu 1.15'i. per bushel $2 to $3; / Tomatoes, extra Reasoner, Onepjo; H. G. Hastings!:!, Inter- Fabyan, Conant.
'r ;1 :c.'. Red RJp rs......,_ .....,bu 1.50 fancy$6 to ,$6.50, extra choice, $5 to lachen. Committee on Diseases and Insects of

:;: :rurni....I.Jl..: ..Y.-.. ,.
I I.' 40 to 5Oc; Beans; wax: extra fancy. bu, i Knox, Ormond; Chas. W. White, Citra; H. J. Webber, Eustis; Jos.. C. Merritt,

t t\ \<. "VEGETABLES'AND. POULTRY. $2.50 to$3.50, green, $2 to $2.50, green A. H. Brown, Manatee. Orlando.
,i- Corrected br Davis& Robinson. and wax, ordinary, $1 to $2; Cauliflowers Committee on Grapes-0. A. Bacon, Committee on Marketing-Jamoa A.
-Yellow Yams,.,...."...-...._.....bush .35 to.40 extra fancy, doz heads,$2 to $3, ordinary Ormond 0. R.-Thacher, Avon Park; W. Harris, Panasoffkee; E. G. Hill, Lawtey;
"Sweet Potatoes.',......... ,:...:.... .so'to .35 Plants extra fancy ; .
-'Hubbard.lCl h, '...............,,bbl. 1.56 I ,'$1' to $1.50; Egg A. Emmons, St.,Andrews Bav. .E. H. Mote, Leesburg.
.. .,:lettuce ..;........'.........._ .doz .15' doz, $1.50to'$1.75, ordinary, $1 to $2; Committee on Peaches and Plums-J. Committee on TransportationE.Bean .
: Y Celery.Worida,... ..... ....'........ .15to.25 Cabbage, best Florida,large crates, $2.25 Duke Geo. W.' Johnston Jacksonville; C. L. Delano Glen-
.'.. M. Bryant, ; ,
.......-........ -, .bbl s.ooto3oo ;
,aU P1&ntl. small crates $2 to.$2.25 Potatoes Green Orlando.
to'$2.50 ; wood W. C.
Tomatoes._.. ....!. ....crates: 1.95 to 1.50btt Chipley; Walter Cooper,.Sorrento.Committee ; -
Sweet Pepper.v ...!.........._-- 1.50 to 1.75 Bermuda, Chili, $10 to $10.50, Rose on Pears and Apples-S. S. Committee on Legislation Against Fruit
ii.- + Green.Beans,.,..?........r.... crate ** to 1.00 ,$7 to $8.50,, Southern, white, $5 to $7. Harvey,*Quintette; G. V. Ott, Lawtey; Pests-P. H. Rolfs, Lake City L. Montgomery
.._..... .. each .
.;-..... .o5to..lo.o3to..10 SOMEBS BROTHER & Co. H. J.1Velber Eus-
Pumpkins
< Kersnaws.......... ....... ..each ., O. .G. Adams, Sorrento.. .. Micanopy.; ,
Parsley;: .....per dot.bunches no demand >- Committee on Figs-:Harrison Reed, tis. 9_
,Green onions.i.per doz. bunches ,..15Pepperhot.7..wi..i. St.Louis Market. South Jacksonville; A. V. Cliibbs, Pen- The Orlando Board of Trade has appointed
-........bushel .75 Committee of five
.'Sage well cured.......,..._..lb ..25.Henl. 'Strawberriss: -Choice berries very sacola; Chas. Pngsley, Mannville. a who actingin
.. -'I.1.' ... ..-.... 2S.to 30 wanted and salable at strong Committee on Tropical Fniita-Geo. conjunction with Committee of three
,.. ll00stera.a.y.1.....++"++mm...-...-._. .20 scarce the demand quite argent and I. Russell, Orlando; 0. M. Crosby, Avon appointed by this Society, are making
;llalf.grown.---: .:............. -'S prices; Grove. for the comfort and enter-
arrangements
: ,. satisfied. Most of the Park F. B. Obenchain, Cocoanut
j Turkeys ._ pound,grow MDucks. >' didn't begin to be ;
; per
; ..;U.r_... .-..u_:....... .25 to .30 offerings of Texas berries were of stock __Committee on Kaki-Frank H. Lytle, tainment pf the Society while at the
:*.'ft. ', :.Gees-. ......__,.....;....:......u.. ,.35 to .40 delayed in transit and nearly all soft; Stanton; Mrs. L. Montgomery,Micanopy; meeting which arrangements include
s. ,,.Leelcs :....;....,...p rdo.z.bunches.'S materially reduced hotel rates. A
-. !It<( IIUahes. ........,...,;........perdo r demand. moldy,. leaky and worthless-this poor Chas. F. Schneider, Meadow. very
_, .. .......,._. r Strawberries and Miscellaneous low transportation rate of one cent per '
..' "I -'!.',' ....... ....-.'.crate V stock sold between 40c and 2.00 per 6-gal- Committee on
-- ::. ...,.......'. bushel 7S the little that merchantable Fruits-:B. H. Alden, Zell-, mile has also been accorded us by the
". :'" tifQrtir ""S rlda. ..........n...... no demand Ion. ease; while- was Trimble" Southern States Passenger Association.The .
.:... : :.per dozen bunches: .25 (this morning's arrivals) wood; W. K. JBraidentown;: .
D "'
$; _.......'f' ,>> t4l"-./,......-!'.;.. ........per bbl 3.00crate. brought 3.50 to 5.00 per case. Louisiana Oliver P. Steves, St Augustine. only requisite of membership is a
: writ# tA..' ..... '. .,;.......- 75 to 1.00 also less soft and Committee on Ornamentals--E. N, fee of $1.00 which can' be sent to the
,. 'r: ...........:..bunch.no demand berries, were more or
President.
-IT'rr. ..'ty;:..... -.poundsection" *IO Sold. frgrn 1.50 to 2.00 per 24-pint case- Reasoner, Oneco;;. :Miss Alice Mendell;,, '
a :f'x l"ueI......_......,.:.. ,barre1:3.5O to 4.00 some fancy brought 2.00. Mississippi! Hawks ParkCommittee G: L TADER, President. .
"-Y-r -f. ,...fries"ii..>." ....,,,,,,,.quart vU4ragu8.'i..v.i.,1.bunch to :.I0 berries sold lightly at 2.00 per 3-gallon. 'on :Nomenclature. S,,. Glen St. Mary, Fla. -

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.: ,.... AND CROPS. growth. Generally speaking, all crops tinuous heavy rains have delayed cot --...i'L

"" .....'., p need sunshine: and a higher tempera-on planting, but crop' is nearly all ..

::;:.'i _Week Ending..April 12th; 1897. ture. The week was fairly satisfactoryover planted.-John,S. Winthrop. ".,. --

:'" *' the uplands .of Suwannee and Lake Hall-Ten inches of rain fell ,: :

.- Precipitation: :-Generally excessive Alachua counties, where a consider- in about fourteen hours; corn and

.and washing rains, with continued able acreage of cotton was planted.- cotton planting at stand still; be'some ,

.", 'cloudy',weather and abnormally cool Corn planting finished, stand not very days before- ploughing can be done;;

conditions dominated. the northern good; oats quite satisfactory. Alachua blight destroyed the pear crop,-W. V w r. -F ,',:. .

z and western districts Instances are county: Stand of corn said to be B. Radford. .. ,
'
u numerous where the rainfall was so good; cotton coming up. Melons
Northern District
heavy'that fields of planted corn, cotton coming up, and a good outlook for :

) vegetables and tobacco were pears. No little quantity of cotton Huntington.-Corn hasimprovedthe

ruined. Lands contiguous to streams and corn yet to germinate;'early peach last week; heavy rain of Friday Shortest Quickest Most AttractiveROUTE t

: ,were overflowed and crops \lost or seriously crop good in Baker county; the native morning favorable for setting out po- !,

damaged. Farm work suspended Florida's plmost a failure. Corn and tatoes.. -Benjamin N. Bradt. )

I ,over ft large section pt the above districts I cotton about all planted in Columbia Micanopy.-Crorjs have been suffering BETWEEN

: and one correspondent reports county. ; but recent heavy rains, did much FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTHTim '

more water than has been seen for 40 Central District: Comparatively good; corn planting about done con- -

years. Only in over detached sections speaking] the week over this district sidering well dry weather. everything look- Florida Central and Peninsular
ing -M. C. A. .
was precipitation such, as.t cause has.been an ideal one., Owing to the NEW
damage over the central district, and previous deficiency moisture, where Archer.-Heavy rain and high THROUGH ROUTES. .

the southern district reports the situation excessive rains occurred, no ill effects winds on 9th; crops generally needing New York to Jacksonville by
sunshine. New Florida Pennsylvania K. R. to Wash-
as being qnite satisfactory. resulted. The 7th, 8th 9th and loth Very good stand of corn; andNorthern I ington. Southern Railway to
cotton coming J up.-W.C. Andrus. Columbia, Florida Central & r
Temperature: Except over the gave copious showers to heavy rains Air Line.Cincinnati' Peninsular to all principal
Fine
'southern'district the was over the greater portion of the dis McAlpin.- rain n9thj; good points in Florida .
.
,temperature trict hence condition of deal of cotton planted during week; Cincinnati to Harriman Junc
a satisfactory ;
tion by Queen & Crescent
excessive the soil, and renewed vigor for corn, finished planting} corn; not very good }Harriman Junction to Asho-
stand; oats good.-W. B. Black. Asheville & vile and Columbia by Southern -
:: vegetables, tobacco and cane. Or '
satisfactory crop growth. This condi-- : Railway, and Florida
McClenny.Veek. unfavorable Jacksonville Central
I ange, lime and lemon trees are now &Pensnsular-COlum.
tion the
was particularly applicable to '
ground soaked; cotton and! com yet J bia to Jacksonville.
western and northern districts. showing conspicuous growth. in feared will Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
The preceding dry weather did serious ground; not come up; Cincinnati Queen &; Crescent to Chattanooga a
Western District The week has early peach crop good; Florida's al and } Southern K'y to Ever-
, damage to oats; heavy shipmentsof Florida ette Florida Central& Penin-
been unsatisfactory in every respect. vegetables being made from various most a fai1ure-H. L. Reed. Limited. mar to all important Florida
',Continued cloudy weather, low tem.peratures sections tobacco Lake Butler.-Watermelons com- points.Kansas.

arid 'excessive rains, have active over Marion; setting, Polk, Pasco plants, and img up nicely;; young orange trees doing Kansas and City Memphis City R..u.: to Fort Kansas Scott &,

\ damaged cotton, corn, tobacco, vegetables'and limited sections of other counties. well; good outlook\ 'for pears.-1-. Jackso'villeThro' Line }to to Birmingham Everetio Fla.Southern Central ltTy&;

fruits. It will be necessary Corn about all planted large ; John A. King.Idlewild.Too. Peninsular to all Fla. points.
in many counties to replant cotton and and *orked.; acreageup much rain, doing a Louis to Jacksonville by
some The
acreagein Short Line to Du Quoin,
some corn. The cool weather and cotton over the. district has been little damage to truckers; all pro Holly Sp'gs 1St. Central to Holly Sp'gs,

soggy condition of the field -contri. increased.i ducts'growing nicely, so G far..- "Abner. Route.. City to,Birmingham Memphis &;,Sou.Birmingham

f :bute to retard germination,, making it Rain. J R',to Everette and F.C.& P,.

I 2 incumbent. to replant. In. many instances Southern District: Central Disircct Sioux City& Chicago to Jack
sonvllle. Ill. Cent. to Holly
seed is scarce, which is anoth- Crops growing finely over the dis. Tarpon Holly Route Sp'gs}Sp ge K.,C. M. & B. to Birmingham -
Springs.Vegetationpushn -
other hardship that befalls the farmer. trict. Ground in excellent conditiofor > Sou. ivy to Ever-
rag ahead rapidly; under the influenceof ette and the F. C. &P.
Eliminating the delay caused by the plants, and some tobacco being two. little showers, but we need Lou a'ille &Nash'ille to)Rive
rains and doing Condition of fruit New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
cotton out. trees
heavy
put
com are ery much rain.-C. D Webster. To }route with through sleepers
,; very well Some counties have satisfactory, and a gratifying change! Boardman.-High. and Jaek o'vnle. between New Orleans and
planted the portion of cotton has taken place in pineapples. Theweek Jacksonville.
greater heavy'rains latter part of week, but no The F. C. &; P. has 700 miles of track in
and early corn and cane were doing brought goodly rains, well distributed outlook Florida running through the
great damage to,crops; good
Tobacco Regions,
nicely. Blight has seriously damaged and ,timely. Local storms
for everything; orange trees growing Stock Farming and Dairy Section
* the 'pear. crop;, peaches and plums with some hail did little damage to orange full bloom this sp'ring.-J. W. Tife.; Orange,Banana Peach and and Strawberry Pineapple Country Lands, ,. ..

will be short. The heavy rains of trees. As a whole, the. week Wildwood.-Considerable rain first Phosphate Belt.
.c 8th and 9th were accompanied by high was very favorable.CORRESPONDENTS'. in sometime ; Mas the Silver Spring and
; crops looking very well; Other fine Scenery
wind and hail, and on the loth, light The Great HuntingCountry..
REMARKS. corn planted early; growing nicely
; Reaches the Noted fishing Grounds
rains first occurred over the eastern late planted, slow coming up; melons Has the best lands for,tillage,greatest variety c
t interior counties. No damage result- Western District, : fine. of soils in the State,and above all
very good; orange sprouts -J.
ed however from the latter ,but Runs over the Central Rldcreland
many Chipola.-Heavy rains; week too H. Davis.. Where It Is High and Healthy.

fields were rendered almost impassable wet for work: farmers behind-Z. T. Plant' City.-Good rainon, the 9th; Prosperous towns fill its route and i it offers
by fallen trees. The more eleva the best freight facilities for any produce to
Messer. com backward; stand not.good; setting the Northern markets. ..
ted counties of the district suffer less Pensacola.-Heavy rains and wind out tobacco, all the go.-\V. Send also for the best map of Florida (sent
free). and note the towns on Its route.
from excessive moisture .
and with
but
injured vegetation; fruit prospects not Stinson. A.O.M.l.oDONELL.O.P.A
1' little time lost from work. Over Jacksonville fa.
favorable; Irish potatoes and corn d Eden.-Seasonable weater; plentysunshine -
these counties a few days' dry weather ing well vegetables in market.Thos. and sufficient rain
; yet ; gardens
will put the soil in proper conditionfor McMillan. 'about over; pine apples lookingwell ; The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R:

work. In"Leon county stands of Bradfordville.-Heavy rains 8th ; growing fast.-T. E. Richards Offers to Shippers

corn are reported as good, with outlook and 9th with wind; farm work, retarded Orlando-Crop condition greatly '
The Shortest and (Juiciest
., for, Fruit Route
cotton satisfactory.
; corn stands good; prospect for improved' by rains. Orange treesmaking

-. prospects (not very favorable. Mark' cotton also good; pears blighting.. rapid growth, and,will have BETWEEN
ets well supplied with vegetables. John Bradford. some fruit.-J. M. Rice FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN.

Northern .Distni/-The conditions Wetumpka.-Heavy rains damaged Jupiter.--,-Copious rainfall,was timely With THE EAST AND WEST.
Improved Ventilated Cars,this :
ruling over this district are somewhat crops, especially young plants of to and will much improve pineapplesand is better equipped than ever over company to

...similar to those of the western. Too bacco.Fannie Blount. vegetables. W. 'Cronk. insure handle close the Orange connections and Vegetable and prompt Crops despatch and

frequent and heavy rains, with l low Edwards.-Heavy wind and rain Notice: Correspondents will pleasemail to all Eastern and Western Markets. .

temperature, gave an unfavorable night of 8th. Oats look fine andpromise cards so as to reach this office Through cars to destination without ;

week for corn,cotton, cane and tobacco good crop; corn beginning to NOT LATER THAN SUNDAY of each: Perishable change freight or delay.followed by,' wire and

while the high winds prostrated grow; some cotton planted; corn coming week. Each card is a factor! in th shippers advised time passing various Junc

fences, and. injured vines and fruit up; gardens look well; ,setting tobacco preparation of the ,Bulletin,. and eve lem I tion All points claims and for arrival overcharges at destination.and loss promptly ;' -

'to trees.% Excepting the first few daysof plants; pears blighting-W. N. if you have but little to say, let the adjusted.

l' the week, farm work has been at a L Edwards." card come. We wish to hear from See that your goods are marked

stand still. The unfavorable condition i- White Springs.-Crop suffered from you. Should ,you fail to receive the via For F.information C. & P. R.call B.on or .addresJ,the.un
over this district not rains and work Bulletin inform dersigned: '
were so extensive heavy suspended please this office.- C. E. TAYLUR.Tray.A'gt.OcaaFla _
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as over the western section. Storm did some damage Thursday. Note: Postmasters please post for W. TUCKER,Gen.A'g't,Orlando; ?;

"C Some counties report the week as favorable night; light frost; no damage.-S. L. : the ,benefit of the public. 'W.'O.1 R.HOLDEN FULLER Tray.Tray.A Agt'g\Tampa LeeaburfcJ"! T& {:

.'- so far as moisture is Pritchard.. .A: J.,MITCHELL. Or N.S.PENNINQTON, ,Traffic Han eru": ,

: ,' ." 'cerned but.the cool weather .retards Tallahassee.-Corn doing well; con Section Director: W .H. PLEA8ANT3, General Jacksonville Freight' Fla.Agt, .,


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e t: r COLUMN. T.OUISIANA GRASS (P ASP A .m 'PLAJLJ -
WINTERHlVEN NURSERIES 'CENT-A-WORD" tycaule)>best grass for lawns and permanent
pastures. Sets,$r.5o per 1,000 by express I"35
P .T. cents per hundred postage paid.; M.F. POWERS,.
RATES.-Twenty words.name and address, Lawtey.Fla.. .
c 1fer.theIr : CITRUS _
Tine Stock of TREES at Reduced Prices.
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one week,25 cents; three, weeks 50 cents. Noth
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"" 25 of Citrus Trees at bottom prices, No
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Advertisements for this column JIT/ST be pre back numbers. Fourteen years in the business
,: Parson:BroWn1 Ruby, Amory.J Jaffa Bloods, St. Michael, Jafia Wash Navels, paid. Send for price list before, buying. -

.. : Tardiff Daricy Tangerines Villa Franca Lemons. PHCENIX NURSERIES,
; ,King Send no stamps larger than two cents.
? Initials and figures count as one word.Fort IJ-S6-I2 Braidentown,Fla."
Marsh
Seedless Thornless
4. ,",, Triumph, SilverCluster Pomelos. (

,. At '$25 per 100;'f. 0. b. ; 10 per cent. off on 500 lots. SAtE.. T. ALLEN-Smooth,' Pine Cayenne Castle Pineapple, Florida.plants 4-17-3 FOR; EXCHANGEE-BUDDED and, budwood exchange CITRUS for pureblooded

Rocks and Brown
r. .* All trees budded low on rough lemon stocks about inch diameter. Buds Plymouth Leghorn
.. ,, are 1J Your Opportunity. fowls. F. D.JVAITEBelleviewFla. a-ij-tf-
'. 4 J'to 6 feet.higb,1lr8t. class in every respect and guaranteed true to name.
Mammoth Bronze for hatchIng -
Turkey Eggs
Address, ,RICHARD KLEMM; Winter Haven, Fla. only 50 cents a Betting of nine. THOROUGH-BRED MAMMOTH Pullets, $1.00 LIGHT to t oo.

CASSAVA Seed Cane, 50 cents per 100 feet. Plymouth Rock Pullets, $1.00 each. From prize
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H. ERWIN.
winners. MRs. GOMPERTS.
-17.-3.. Pomona Fla. 6 mos Lady Lake, 1<'18.

0 < :THE LAKELAND NURSERIES. 1
t'BUSHELS Beggar .Weed $1.50 a bushel. PLANTS.-Nightblooming Queen
Cassava Cane 25 cents a hundred, 12.00'a thou- BEAUTIFUL ; California grown Calla Lily
sand. SERJEAN r, Fruitland Park. Bulbs warranted to bloom this season,aoc,plants

WE MAKE"A.SPECIALTY OF SEEDLESS CITRUS FRUIT :TREES. 3oc; Zanzavarina,isc; Strobilanthns, ..i5Cf Otabette --
IRRIGATED GROVE, 100 acres 10 years set in Orange. soc California Violets, .
'... .MARSH' POMELO (Seedless- ),.JOPPA LATE ORANGE (Seedless), TAHITI LIMB (Seedless),I Orange ; 50 in other fruit trees", etc. olds, 25C; Lady Campbell; same price rocayear; Lantana,

: I ;'. SATSUMA ORANGe (Seedless), EUREKA- LEflON (Seedless). For sale at a sacrifice. Address "F, The "Sunrise," isc; Pink Oleander, 150; Carnations,
Palms Lane Park,.Lake County, Fla.
.. lOCi; Spotted-leaf Begonia, 150. Hundreds of others
w C. 7K. 2UCKRSH. PROPRIOTOR.:: ,-4-10-301. ,. RUMLEY'S ROSE- GARDEN

-.f :: .ORANGE LEMON LIME AND POMELO TREES. WANTED-About, thirty or leghorns three-months preferred.old I. Keuka- Lake, Fla
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o State price. Box 524, Jacksonville, Fla.VELVET .' FOR SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acres'
.-' 390 acre .Excellent for stock raising and
t ; Send for Descriptive Catalogue. LAKELAND_ ,. FLA. tobacco growing. W. B. 1arksonJac.ksonvil1e,

\ BEANSShelled Fla.. 8-24-tf .
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The Velvet Bean. e
I1ls*- 4 I "FUMA" CARBON NURSERY TKEES.-CARNEY PARSON
at $1.00 per Peck. Grape Fruit budded low on
", Mr. Schnadelbach\ speaks of the velvet BISULPHIDE."The Dickson & Ives, sour stock,at very reasonable prices. _
bean as having black pods.-..If he will 4-3-5 Orlando, Fla. 6 mos C. GOMPERTS, Lady Lake Ela.

S look more, closely he will find the pod best remedy in every respect for killing
grain insects is Bi-sulphide of Carbon. It is SMOOTH Cayenne,Abbaka and Golden Queen SALE OR EXcI ANGn.-A Fine Bear
itself of beautiful The
a green. tiny cheap, effectual and easy to apply.-Ala. Ex. suckers, from fruiting plants, for FOR Orange Grove-a south side lake front-
short plush like hairs(; that. cover it, andwhic&giveJt Sta. Bulletin 61. sale in large or small quantities. Quality unsur a railroad front, and one mile from town. Also
: the common name,"velvet"bean Send for free illustrated pamphlet. It is interesting passed. fine vegetable and strawberry land. Send for j
,readable'and will save you money. ORLANDO GRAPE AND FRUIT Co. circulars. Address Postoffice Box No. 13,
the
being so very dark as to make ,EDWARD R.TAYLOR, Cleveland, Ohio. Modelo Park Pinery,C. S. Van Houten, Treas.' 116 12' Lakeland, Polk Co., Fla.
entire surface appear black. It is of a Less than loo-lb. lots supplied by S. G. SearIng 4-3-6 ,

'. "' hue that years ago, was known as "in.visible ,Jacksonville, Fla. FRUIT BRANDIES AND WINES FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE. new 200-F.

T' green." ,However, difference of SOUR ORANGE'SEED, 85 PER ; from$5 to 51 per gallon. Send for price- FOR and Brooder. Address "D," ,
.. soil may produce difference in color. FRESH; Bitter Cassava Seed Canes, $3 per 103feet. list and samples to J. B.LAMONTAGNE, tf Care of Farmer and Fruit G rower.I
Winter Park Fla.
The ,b"ean.itself. is round and prettily Collection of fifteen kinds desirable Jamaica "
LATE AND PARSON BROWN
Vegetable Seeds and Tubers,liberal HART'S .
speckled. It'certainly is quite an acquisition extras,$5.' Cash with order by quantitiesand registeredmail GUANO FOR TOBACCO. GUARAN- and Buds. 'Write for prices, eto.I .
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,natural article. Write us for 23 tf W. IL MANN, Mannville, Fla. '
where a rapid growing climber Is or draft>n 'New York, f. o. b. Plant Line, pure
full information and 'See article
wanted for shade. It mounts to the March I and 27. BURNET & REID. prices. on another
= Ewarton,Jamaica.In page. sell choice garden lands,
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ridge-pole of a building in a short time WILSON & TOOMER Fertilizer Company WANTED per acre. Address. t

if there js anything to climb upon. I Jacksonville, Fla. 3-27-3 J. M. MCDONALD, Grasmere,.}'la. .

.did not, procure seeds until June (not 1866'there were just 7 mills for erasing WANTED -. SECOND-HAND SAW- .

having saved any myself,) yet in six cotton seed in all the United States "boiler. 8 and engine-suitable S .TSUn.l\ TREES AND BUDWOOD.
for Io-horse Box Winter Haven, Fla.
weeks had dense shade along the north power. *, See our large"ad" in another column.
In[ 1870 there were 45 mills. In 1880,55.But .
y side of a veranda-had soaked the beans the English and French had all.this FOR SALESmall'Yorkshire pigs, (thor- GLEN ST. .MARY NURSERY Glen St.COMPANY Mary, Fla, .
a few hours a few small holes )) eight to ten weeks old-best
dug time been busy and had better mills and breed for Florida. Prices reasonable.RADCLYFFECADMAN; -.
dropped them in, and paid no more., made a better product.: In 1880 the out- BROS. FOR HATCHING LIGHT BRA-

attention to them except to start the put of all American mills was less than 3-27-6 Narcoossee. Fla.FANCY EGGS and Plymouth Rocks bred for" tility"

vines in their upward way, by means_of : 000OQO worth, while ten .years later POULTRY YARD, established 1875. 81.00 per 13. MRS. GOMPERTS
nail and string. ,The ground was not the; American Cotton Oil of all varieties reduced to $1.00 per Lady Lake, Fla.

softened, and it had been tramped as employed 5,000 men and sold 20,000,000 dozen. Duck eggs 9 for $1.00.ALBERT Stock FRIES for sale., CALLA LILY T.ULBS-California grown,

a brick pavement. The foliage is fresh, worth of oil, hulls and cake. 3-27-3 St. Nicholas. large 20 cents, free by mail. Plants
'even now (middle trf November.) But When we.consider that the weight of in S-inch; pots, for Easter blooming,50 cents.
SALE-Sumatra and Cuban tobacco RUMLEY'S ROSE GARDEN Keuka Fla.
the leaves which grow in threes, are not the seed from an'acre of cotton is equalin FOR ,

the chief beauty, norare the big fat pods weight to the product of fiber, and BEAR HEAD FARM,

r .(that are said to be edible] ;) It is the that the seed finds ready 'sale at $7 per 3-27-6 Pine Castle, Orange Co.,Fla. NURSERY to TREES close out at our ReducedPrlcen.surplus stock of

ft' long heavy cluster of rich blpspoms ton'we can realize what a boon the cot- FOR SALE-LEONARDY trees we will greatly reduce prices on all leading

purple t'ndwhite, that look as if'lnouldedof tonseed oil business is to the cotton BUD-WOOD '.Tardiff.;and Parson Brown.I varieties Send in your orders early.W. .

wax. Under favorable conditions I planter. In 1894 with a cotton of want 500 Ibs. of Beggarweed seed; must be' K. TRIMBLE -
crop a-ao-tf Braidenlown
cheap CYRUS W. BUTLER, Flar
: have seen these bunches considerably 8,000,000 bales, there were 1,500,000 tons 3-20-3 St.. Petersburg, Fla.WRITE .

over a foot in length; they droop very of seed crushed, which gave to plantersover N URSERY STOCK AND BUD WOOD.:
gracefully among the foliage. Rich soil 10000000. From this amount of TO W. G. TltGIIMAN, PA- We have left a few thousand Orange,Lemon
Fla., and learn how to cause and Grape Fruit trees for sale Prices from
1 your 15 to
the blossom and the
probably: !improves seed were made 60,000,000 gallons of oil stock to come.either sex you wish. 3-13-16 K cents each. & F. WAITE, Magna
". bean pOdS; but under any circumstances and 500,000 tons of cake and meal. lia Nurseries,Belleview, Fla. 2-13-tf

",' ,-' it is a good vine for back porches,'to The oil cake for export sells now at T>UDWOOD FOR SPRING BUDDING.
fences and buildings and J All leading varieties for sale at $4 per 1,000. JERSEY SWEET POTATO
: unsightly
: cover New Orleans for $18.25 to$18.50 per long Centennial Homosassa, Nonpariel and Majorcaare NEW
seed feed.
houses, and cattle are very fond of the !. ton, and the crude oil from 16 to 18 centsa $5 per.If 000. Satsuma Tangerine, Parson Cream, straight or goods, f Nansemond i per bushel,and f.o. b.Jersey
v entire plant. I lately heard one of our gallon. Cotton seed..hullsare delivered Brown, Blood, Amory Blood R\1uy.Bl00d E.. A. PECK,
King.
.' neighbors bad planted a field of the there for feed for 11J to 15 cents per hun- and Pomelos, Pineapple are and$8 Marsh's per 1,000.Seedless are Boone'sEarly $r.5o 3-6-8 Orlando,.F1a.'

velvet. beans for stock food. dred. per zoo. All buds warranted.free from all insect '
I have never been able to discover its pests and from bearing, trees. SPANISH, EANUTSFon SEED, 91
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These idea of the
figures give some .
Beggarweed seed
W. :K TRIMBLE $ltS' per
botanical name, and would take it as a value that has come to the South in 2-20-tf Braidentown, Fla. bushel, 750. per peck;;
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ti favor if some one would give it. Nor utilizing the waste product of the cotton BENT. N' BRADT
have I yet given it a fair test as viable 40 WEST BAY STREET. j-6-6 Huntington;

dish so'cannot speak upon this point- crop. '

.. several persons have written to me inquiring 111!. W. y,. CONNALLY,1011181Graduate FRUIT TREES, VINES,

r as to its value for human food. 'Sighing for Florida. PLANTS and NUT tEES.For ; ., r

There is another ornamental 'climber OUR old contributor, Mrs: Mills, is ( Dental Department'Unlversity Southern Orchards Gar

here, known as the,"horse bean," this is again with:us in a contribution 'on the of Maryland ) ,. dens and_ Groves. No ,agents. ,
: entirely different, but is rapid growingvine velvet bean. She says : "I came .north Bridging and Crowning Specialty and all other Write for price list, --, '
done under the modern methods.
work most
and makes good shade. last spring, but oh, I long for Florida, im Residence 304 West Ashley Street. 9-26-25 JENNINGS NURSERY 'CO.,"
ThomasTllle
r 'M1N IIR G. MILLS, Southern_ Ruralist. and hope. to return in. the near future. ClLI

: 4''' Have been snowbound and waterbound.It .
CITRUS NURSERY TREES. THIS SCYTHE WRENCH
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j Former Waste .Products of Cotton. is disgusting weather to put it mildly. I "
I Sickness, sickness every where have AU the leading varieties at Lowest: Prices, Car (Patent applied for l IS NEVER LMT..

-:. In.1800 David A.'Wells,in his work on barely escaped pneumonia. Small be ney Parson Brown, Sanford Medt. Sweet Paper ..- ,

..,,'; "Recent economic changes," considered. better satisfied with Florida in the Rind Majorca St. Michael,' Cunningham,Pierces* Ruby, Homosassa Jaffa, Pineapple and ; '
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:-- that what was once a waste product of future. -. Hart's Late Pernambuco, Improved, Triumph .

': Y the cotton industry had already displaced 4 .. Walters Everett-and Marsh's Seedless GrapeFruit KaESmOKB (t

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fW' this valuable export in the markets than half,the.exports from all other ports, bud dormant on contract to any varieties parties Farmers' It fits all Scythes..ToshowftiatoseUit.'Samplewrench.

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Kansas Clty.;................. .........;..;........ ......... ....,..# .... .... '.;..Saturday, April
City of Birmingham,...,. ....:....)............,-, ... .......... ,,.;,...... :....Tuesday, April 6
Xa Grande Duch9iiae j! .,,......,.............................'OO' .......;.......Thursday, April 8TalJaha. 1'10
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City of Birmingham;;;...'; ..,................:..........................,.;....Thursday, April 15 .
l.a Grande Dachesse.7v.; .... ,1.: ...........,.....,. ................... Saturday, April 17 Q'-
Tallahassee ..*'.,.,;,.,....tM.t.t....M.M ; .,.. .;......*,.....,.......*. Tuesday April 20 [l l ; .
Kansas City.... ,.. .............H...............'...:.!...,.'.,,.... ........ ..?.Thursday, April 22 ... .
&City oflllrmlngham...... ..... .........:;;::.-.';,.....'.... ....................Saturday, April 24 ,
iLaGrande,Dachesse.:................. ...'., .................... ..;,.......Tuesday, April 27
.TatJaba$aee......;....... .oo. ..... :..- ..............-...... ..........:..:. ..;Thursday, April 29 (
G.M.SORRE,Manager,New Pier No.35, North River. .' .
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Na oochee......................!...............?...........,.............,......Thursday,. April i
'Chattahoochee.. .,....,.. .... ..... ",.. ...:....,.............,...........:......!,Thursday,;Ap il 8 Finest Cuisine and Service. Xo .
Nacoochee ..;,.'.,,?.............,., ...'...................:.!......... ...........:Thursday, April 115 Transfers. r.etireen Jncksonrille and JTewTorfc.The .
Chattahoochee.: ......".............,.............. .......... ........... ..... 0"Thursday April 22
Nacoochee.: ...............,.................. .................... ..... ....:.,.Thursday, April 29 Fleet composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers:
,. .RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Lewis's Wharf.PHILADELPHIA .

TO SAVANNAH. (Direct.) Comanche (new), lgonqwn," Iroquois," Cherokee," -" Seminole .,

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Gate City...........,........;......;.......,.............v.....:.............. ... ..Thursday, April 15
:City of Macon. ....,........'''',......!........... .....,...,;.. .... ............Tuesday April 20GateCity. Steamers are appointed to sail according toHhe tide. '-
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'City. of Macon u ...........:...... ....,...;........h.:.............................Friday, Aril 30 From JACKSOHYlllE, fU., (calling Charleston),.._h.. ,.......Sundays/TutSdays and Thursday, .
M C. HAMMOND Agent, Pier 18, foot Spruce Street .
nroin CH RLESTON. S. C., ...........-..?.-.;.../....i... ......... Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays.
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For hours. of sailing see "Clyde. Line Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers ._ t
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.City of Birm'gh'm..Friday, April 2, 7 oo a.m. 'Kansas Citp......i..Sunday, April i8,8 00 a.m' SOUTH BOUND. "
La Gr'deDuchesse..Suuday, April4,700am City Burm'gh'm..Tuesday April 20, loooa.m
.Tallahassee..........Tuesday,. Aril 6, 7 oo p.m La Grande Duchesse..FridayApril23,1oop.m' Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29 East River, New York at 3 p.m., as follows:
:Kansas City. .....:..Friday, 11 oo turn. Tallahassee...........Sunday April25 10 a.m' .
,City of Birm'h'm....Sunday April 11. i oo a.m. Kansas City ...;...Tuesday, April 27, 400 p.m For" C H ABLESTO N, S. C., .-...... .........................Mondays: Wednesdays and FridaysFor .
La Gr'de Duchesse.. Tuesday,April 13,3:30 p.m. City of Birm'gh'm.. ...Friday, April 30 700. a.m.SAVANNAH .
Tallahassee.....,,*!.. Friday,April 16; 700 a.m. JACKSONVILLE FLA., (calling Charleston) ...:.-...:_..-....MondaysWednesdays and Fridays

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Central ((00 Meridian) Time-as below. BOSTON AND JACKSONVILLE-Direct Line, [Freight Only.] ;:
,Ch tta1 ooch e.. .....Thursdvyf April i,600 p.m. I Nacoochee, .... ....Thursday, April 22, 7 00 p.m. i
Nacoochee...S..Thursday, April 8700pm. I I Chattahoochee....Thursday', April 29,500p.m. Calling at Charleston, S. C., both ways. .
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;dty'of Macon..Monday, April 5, 7 oo p.m. Gate City.... ....Tuesday April 20, 7 60 P.m. foo t of IIcgan Street,Jacksonville, From Lewis' Wharf, Boston,
Gate City..SaturdaY. April 10, noon City of Macon. ..., ..S nday. April 25. 100 a.m THURSDAYS. .
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}Returning leave Sanford 9.00: a.m., and Enterprise 9.30 a.m..Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays. .
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Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal SOUTHBOUND.Read Down. ;scmtDULU. NORTHBOUND.Read Up. .

Hay Leave 3 30 p. m. .........................Jacksonville. ..........,t t....."... Arrive 2.00 a.m,. .
M 8.45 p m. .................:..... ....ralatka.................... ......,: Leave 8.00 p. m. .
Cotton Seed Meal 'Both Bright and Dark. 3.00 a. m. ._"................ ... Astor.....;..................._, 3.p. In.
.+30 a. m. .__...._................ S1. Francis..............,........, 1.30 p. m,
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8TAT8 AGENTS FOR Arrive 8.00 a. m. .............. .,.... .... Sanford.........._...:..._ a. 9-f a. m. -, .
PURE GROUND BONE 9.25 a. m. .................... .... Enterprise.................... ...."I _. 9.30&.m. :

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A.J. COLE Gcn.Pasnger: Agent S Bowling Green, New York. :
i 'o11AWiTEED-ANALYSIB. SULPHATE,POTASH 1[. II.- CLYDE Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bowing Green New York.
TUEO. O. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green New York. ,
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In Part True. pursuit of happiness 'and the protection the Northern and Western immigration I fruitage on seedlings, gives 'new courage

Henry W. Grady said at Augusta (Ga.) of property is curtailed' by oppressivehog by removing the obstacles complained of I to the orange grower, assuring him that
? ti: .: Exposition ten years : "Every'dollar and cattle laws',and the proper shareof in order that we may keep what we'get 'the time is not so long when he may
of Northern money ago invested in the his earnings are withheld by.transportation The tide is again turning Southward,not hope, not only to eat the fruit, but to

South gives us a new friend in that sec- companies, and .in some States it so great as in 80 and '82 and not with market a crop.Bearing .
;: : tion. Every settler us'raises is from the want of proper legislation.We such wild ieas| of $500 an acre profits in groves are the greatest attraction

': new ,witnesses to, our among fairness sincerityand up would that we could indorse' in full orange growing, nor fabulous profits in to the Northern visitor, and tourist.
loyalty. We shall secure ,from the the words of the lamented Grady.. Every track gardening, but with an idea of travel will return when hey can again a

,North more friendliness and sympathy, year they;are becoming more and more making homes in the most delightful see the golden globes, and enjoy the
more champions and friends through the true. The unprecedented progress of climate in the world. privilege of picking them with their own

--, .- influence ,of our industrial growth, than the South in wealth and population in Let our railway corporatians turn their hands. ""
,; through political aspiration 'or' achievement the last twenty years,and in all that goesto attention for awhile from palace hotels, f. *
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: Few men can comprehend how make a great empire, has been'accomplished and catering to the class that stay but fora Covering the Tops.of Orange Trees.
.,', vast, has been tye. development how under great difficulties. Impov- night, to the real producers of wealth, I .
V swift'the growth, and how deep and, en erished by the war, resting under the and who give character to a common A good many the past winter,to doubly

)is laid the, basis of even greatergrown incubus of the 40 per,cent crop lien,high wealth. Thpit.millions are needed to protect their*trees, covered the tOpsWIth
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in the future.-- Companies of rates of transportation: and the pioneer develop in as our
sent down from;> the work of restoring a land "scattered and manufactures, to hasten" the day of the information, this treatment.him proved
immigrants sturdy
settlers of the North will solve the'southern peeled," with crude and extravagant entire South's prosperity and greatness ; damaging,killing, the-bud back to the
,"" problem and bring: this? section into methods, with want of economy anjl such a future as the most sanguine,lover ground in many 'instances! e ]know
:; .1-- full and ,harmonious relations with the adaption of means to ends that no other of the South has not yet even dreamed not the philosophy of these results, but

,;. '' 1' V ,North'quicker than all.the battalions that part of the country could have survived, of.Southern Ruralist the experience has been sufficient to sat

... V could be armed and marshalled could do. the Southern people have lived and prospered ..,. isfy those who have practiced it that'it
;", ",:; There is little loft of the unpleasant ,and now furnish more than one- was a mistake. We shall be glad to bear

< ," ness" of 1860-64.. With the abolition of third of all.the exports to foreign\ coun- Restored Groves. if the experience; is general' where. the
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:'::"" V fear: of negro domination; and yet"thenorthern If such has been the experience thepast the orange trees budded since the freeze, unprotected trees beside the protected
: ._ .' settler is not satisfied! that an twenty years, with all the obstaclesin and the prominence of bloom on sprouts ones did not even lose,their leaves,

.': 'election in the Gulf States is just as fair ,the way of its progress, what will the from seedling trees, verify- the theory i .

.i. :: -. as i it is.in Ohio) ,Illinois or England.. future be? It devolves upon the* peopleof that it is from the maturity of the root Orange growers in Florida are all pro

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