Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: April 24, 1897
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
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System ID: UF00055765:00125
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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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F {glovers: Editor. JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA APRIL 24 ieNo.1472 NEW' SERIFS '
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} t UR The Largest Fruit Growers SATSUMA ORANGE, TREES: ?5and' ..

HIGHEST. .ij Know the,Best Varieties and the .


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shipped more 'peaChes from' our own orchards this .
.,. season than all other growers in this section combined < :
1 QEIGMT; and made big.HONEY at It. :fOur: one year old trees of SATSUMA ON TRIFOLIATA now ;

., Pg5PA/d! Biltj freesfrom NURSERMEM '(March' 25th).in full bloom in the Nursery Rows, are very handsome; K .
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n ; \WHO>> ARK :FRUIT GROWERS ,some? "on Sweet Stock ,

.'A e *, For the- first:time in two years we have more SATSUMA BUDWOOD '
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'. than we need for our own use. Price of buds $1.00 per 100 .

:Peach, Plum, Pear, Persimmon Citrus:Fruits, Grapes,: by mail, or $8.oo per 1,000 by express. No orders accepted for. I less ; '
than one dollar's worth'of buds.Full' ,
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Nuts Ornamentals Roses Etc. Etc. Etc. ,
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Ii' 1 No BETTER stock to select from. None so LARGE. descriptive and illustrated Catalogue, free on application.. .. .
\\i'K New Catalogue with over 60 Illustrations, 28 New Photographic .Views; Free ont :' 7'.
:t application. GLEN< ST. MARY NURSERY' CO.A. .;
: ,I NURSERIES ... .

t t> ,..THE GRIFFINGr: BROS. Co..*Inc. :Macclenny. .0.L. TABER, President. ... GLEN S'T. MARY, FLA. / .

.to "W.,D. Pla.SEEa .. -::
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t.+ FOR .SUMMER. CROPS.Pearl fSEE"- STMJlm wm eiouu! +;; ,

;>> or 7 Cat Tall Millet,pe\;B>, 250.,post-pald. German Millet.....'...aoc.Per pound,'post.pald.1 .','.. .
Amb'::'" ", KaffirCorn... *" .
fine..i..15c.per pound, 250. ; .
s; 1<. :Beggarweedj..4oc.- *' Sunflower.sbC- ;,-perquart: If' For Best Seeds at Lowest Prices write for my List for 189.7. .
Cow';Peas,Whippoorwill,Clay,Red,Ladyfinger, Wonderful and Black. ,|!"Send for prices. The Largest Stock in the State, and every seed frew Crop. : '3 '"

za C .A.l\E( 1 O.N, Seeclsman. I handle only the products of Seed Growers_ of-National Reputation, suclnas

a & s 125 E' Bay: Street, JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Henderson, Landreth, Ely, etc. .. ',i'-J!"

The CQilotaakeeHplowda Orange Co. BURTON, K. BARRS, JACKSONVILLEF4;
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thirteen consecutive years. The stock is large and includes the following widely -- ...
known thoroughly varieties, Satsuma, Mandarin .
: and approved viz: Parson Brown,
.... Doone's Early and Centennial. Jaffa, Majorca,Ruby Blood,Stark's or Enterprise Seedless -* SATSUMA, TANGERINES, PARSON BROWN; ETC.:, ETC..: .* .
,'Pineapple, Homosassa,and Tangerine. Tardiff_ and King,Duncan and Marsh Seedless I-
Orapefrult...Scedles8 Villa Franca Lemon (matchless). Oblong Kumquat(superior ftf -f BUDDING WOOD. + +'+'+ ,
to the round). liudwood at all times. Prices reasonable.<; Prompt attention to correspondents. "

: Address all communications and make aii!remittances payable to Trifoliata Stock, (One, Two and Three Years,) Pears, Peaches, Plums- Figs. ,'_
Milwaukee; Florida Orange Co., Camellias, Japonicas, Imported. Fine Budded Roses, Etc. -'

The Best of Stock. Treatment. '. t'DUMMIT
Proper Prices.
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**GRAFT: :b :PEcANs** .... NURS2RIICS.D. L. PIERSON, !. .

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.From.the choicest tre.esln Florida. Money making Early Peaches. A full line of Pears and o.." Monticello, Fla.: -
Plums. Delicious Celestial. Figs. Mulberries that bear four months. I -- ....' <. .-" '" 5 .


Trifoliate stock one,,two and three years old. All,etockjclean and healthy. Send for Interesting The'


: !Ii t -J.-'H. G1RARDEAU, Prop., Monticello, Fla., PRODUCE and .

We receive and cell la car toads or smaller lotL': =
_ all froducta of the QA11DEN7 OBCHAED.-DAHYTHEirareHY I. lliLst : .
; FORASEkNU; : HAY CROPSa f; and FARM Market BgporU. u
References,eto.,tree upon applicaUon._AddresaNo._ Com! pleef ( -
No. ell Liberty Street. PITrSBURQH' Penn'iu .

It 'is Time You Were Thinking of Them Y SOMERS, BROTHER & Co. Jatab.Usbiett..

: :We'1 bahii she SEEDS that you want for these crops,and we want you to buy them N WKAFFIRCORNh.Practlcallya : .'
drought-proof crop for forage and grain. We have
and Red varieties,at 10 cents per packet; 30 cents U "t.
.', pounds,$1,postpaid; ten pounds not prepaid II60.lulre -t R4 Sendfor'Annnal0aGeripflue .S SMtle t .
'! *four >O ands per acre. -. CATALOGUE,
ti ;J1S11 S pniJTj: Similar to Kaffir Corn,but has large white grains. Same v 4.. newly issued and revised .
.,H: .lAJIUv price as Kaffir Cora.YBraTnehin ..- i. Geo; Hacker &on'Manufacturers .
a jilt everything
Sorg hum.81.00(Yellow,postpaid.Milo Maize),30c.per pound; four pounds, L f., bycontainsthe Horticulturist .
S and plant-lover. of
{'. 1 OR;: ..ATTALIfil1IT Enormously productive. The Jbest for green jPLANTS and T $ES for
'- ,'PEARL t :> ,=not' forage. Pound,S3c.{four pounds, $L25,post- f ,Orchard, Window Lawn BUILDING'MATER A1.:', ;

gi aR and Piaid ,ts.Clean ge400.() .'per-pounj.( four pounds 11.50, post-paid; 25c. S..; .> collection or Greenhouse.to soles Largest from CHARLESTON. S. C,
not Purchase,our make*,which
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... .. H.- G.; HASTINGS &!CO., eedsmen.Jr' superior to anyiold South,and thereby.vo .

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't ; THE: FLORIDA. FARMER. AND FRUIT-GROWER. has on its workingstaff; some of the most distinguished agronomic authorities\ of
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: the-State. two professors .. ., agent ... of railway. an experienced,
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the brightest body of producers,in the world, the Honda orange-growers. N
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< :/ /'; ; THE :FLORIDA FARMER, AND FRUIT-GROWER, stands as the champion of conservative"* American soil.culture'opposed.,,to' 'the
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.... credit and crop-lien systems; opposed to the'single-crop idea for'the average farmer. It advocates the production of home supplies to. the, greatest extent
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'' '.' THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRlflT-GROWER* devotes itself to, the horticulture\ and agriculture of Florida, which has unique -
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,.rstatejeaches so many farmers who conduct' their"business,. on successful plans; who make money by it, and have money to pay for what they want.
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4 : ::. .' THE: FLORIDA FARMED AND FRUIT-GROWER, for these reasons, is the best advertising medium in which to reach the successful, .
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f. .::rural. 'classes.... of J the State. .Our, "cheap'column"., is::watched' by more country, people...than. any other medium. .- '. ",
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;., CASSAVA PRODUCTS. '. heating with diluted sulphuric acid, The juice, fermented with molasses, are several commercial varieties.

which first converts into dextrine and :makes an intoxicating beverage. called The pith can only be utilized when

: Cassava is a large, thick root, twofeeflong then into glucose or grape sugar. ouycon. the tree is old enough to be ripe whichis

; and is extensively cultivatedin The comptie plant grows wild in Tapioca is made from,arrowroot by ib ffj, 15 years. In the East'Indies

,South and Central America, where Alachua county, and south, to' Cape heating on hot plates and stirring withan it attains a height of 40 to 60 feet. It

ti;: .a it takes ,the place of potatoes, ,and Sable. iron rod until the starch grains is doubtful if it would flourish throughthe

: .. t. where I found it in common. use. It thrives in light, poor sandy soil, burst, and then form irregular shaped cotd of a winter in this latitude. It

L- *... About 3,000 plants are set out to and for many years before the war, up nodules. is referred ,to only as an experiment ,

. the acre, and one root often weighs* as to the present time, has been manufactured Commercially there are two kindsof Great Britain alone consumes 8,000

much as' sixty pounds, the yield per into starch by rude mills and starch; those used for food called tons of sago annually

acre reaching sometimes to forty tons. hand-labor on the shores of Biscayne arrow .root, and those used in the arts INDIGO AND ITS MANUFACTURE.The .

The roots yield: Syrup or glucose 30 Bay.Both and manufactures,called starch,which cultivation of indigo was intro-

per cent; starch, 40 per cent; tapioca, comptie. and cassava shouldbe latter are chiefly made from wheat,riceor duced by Turnbull, with his Minorcan li

10 per cent. planted in the pine lands of South potatoes, also from. the sago palm, colony, in 1767. In 1772 they exported

'land that will raise Florida, and mills for their manufacture horse chestnut, etc. $20.0,000 worth of indigo. After the
.. ,It grows,on any erected which would colony was broken nothing more
certainly up
y almetto, and the produce is six The following vegetables yield the
done in this but th
times a paying enterprise. was industry, e
that of wheat. This plant, is prove percentages of starch noted: ..
plants wild there. It
are now growing
called manioc in Africa and Brazil,and The cassava roots boiled take the
Used. for making can be raised without difficulty 'b ut
yucca in some parts of South America. place of Irish potatoes, and also make ,
since the
dextrine. introduction of 'analine dyes

4 There are two kinds, the sweet and excellent pudding.The Potatoes. .. 12 to 27 per cent. the industry has languished. Wholesale 3
r bitter The latter is poisonous ( of the is a
the sour juice cassava
very Peas. ... .. 33" price, r 6c. to $I.12 per pound.-
in a raw state, but is perfectly! remedy for stings and bites of poisonous "
Beans .34 to 36 Jacksonville Journal! of Commerce.A .
wholesome when boiled or roasted. I serpents and insects, applied ex Used for medic- .

bought large quantities 'of this excel ternally. inal I party( 7 families of immigrants,

lent root to feed t large force of work Cassava tubers bring the same. ,priceas flour. to purposes." I 35 or 40 people, arrived at Chipley a
Wheat\ 72
the Nicaragua sweet few days since.
; ,< men employed by me on potatoes. Oatmeal. ". ;
Canal in Central America. Grated, Starch, wholesale, four cents per "; 59 The Inwood Land Company has
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dried and powdered it forms aflour or pound.Dextrine. Rye meaL 1 TV;: been incorporated at Pensacola..with.,a

meal'very nutritious, and is the principal wholesale, seven to eight Barley ; Used 67 for food.. capital stock of $5,000.Z. .

j article of food in Africa and South cents per pound.. B. Starr, of GloversviUe,N V.,
Indian Corn. 81"
.:America where it is called farina,'and Glucose, wholesale, eight cents per Used for has purchased the brick* block now
made into bread. pound. occupied by Curtis, & O'Neal in
Rice \ 83 to 85
: Starch; ;is made from cassava and Arrow root, wholesale, six to thirty- Ocala.

f from. comptie or arrow r'ootbp grating five cents per: pound. Sago starch is obtained from the pith Much timber has'been stolen from

the roots and,washing'with water, and The boiled juice makes an excellent of the Sago Palm, which is seen grow- lands in Hillsborough county. The

..: drying.Dextrine., .. sauce called casarup, which is mixed ing in,nearly all the ornamented gardens Tampa Times says thatin many sec

,-a gum much used by photographers with several aromatics, and greatly es- of Florida. The pith is a floury tions of,the county thousands of acres

obtained from starch. .by teemed in South America- It is a substance, is washed and the water run have been denuded-'of the best.timber

beating to 400, ,. powerful antiseptic, and will preserve. off, the residual flour ,dried. .A.fullgrow9 and the,kind is now practically :wortl

*Glucose is: obtained fiom s c,1fby meat fresh for a long time. tree will produce so Ibs. There l lese to is.ot ers. ,

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J "Grove; ,_ ,Orchard. and all, with .ear.h.: We.- have been darker than that of the Italian article, nearly $2,000, compared with prolific :

"_j7ki ;;;" t'.6.- .._, told ,by an old resident of Florida, which is doubtless owing,to the'use of varieties of equal vigor. '*.
.I'.. "y, -t ?;:,. that bananas treated this way, even home-made sugar. Indeed,. one of E. s: HUBBARD. I=:

; ,': "Editorial .Notee.VOLUNTEER when the,fruit is only just well out of the experts to whom we showed it at Federal Point, Fla.Horseleg. ,:;-..
4 n ,', '" t theblossom, will mature the fruit and once surmised that .it was preservedwith ..... ':!"":;>[Ii.
; : ORANGE GROVES.- ripen it into a very good quality. unrefined sugar. The Leghorn IrrIgation. .
z:.i,- T :;0n th 'north n border of orange production STRAWBERRY RUST.-In the Garden I citron is,almost as clear as honey, but Our friend, J. L. Brown, of Nebraska .

S J J" :: lies Bradford county,which and Forest a brief note'is given of.the in texture and flavor it is inferior to tells of a man who bought ari"_* .

.' :.has,never been considered much plan successful use of borax, lye as a spray the Florida citron. It will break irrigation pump and outfit costing ,;. .
.' J'- ',orange, district Yet while there ,are for preventing strawberry rust. One apart almost'like the flesh of.' a cocoa- $300, and turned the water upon a : ';'. -

'r '.. ... few;. .if any; large groves annually can of the lye was used in forty: gallons nut, but, like the cocoanut, no matter fine orchard of apple and plum trees. ..:' _
f :;>.many! thousand boxes of oranges were of water. The ,sprayed plants; how long it is chewed, it still con- He overdid the thing and nearly' ;
f.' shipped. The:.trees were principally kept bearing for ten days after the sists of a great number of minutely drowned the trees, so that he secureda :
seedlings which near the farmhouses growth of but little over two inches.
& grew unsprayed ones had ceased. This subdivided lumps. The. Lee county "
: and barns, and were fertilizedby citron the -dissolves in Another man, unable to buy such an
rust is not in any sense a sap disease, on. ,contrary, *
,the waste of the premises. With but is caused by minute parasites set! the mouth, with a very rich, .satisfact-- expensive outfit, paid $4 for a good ,

K t i 'litttle expense to the owner, oranges ling on the laaves; It may be cured ory flavor, decidedly superior to that cultivator and kept the"surface soil -
'J were produced? adding a satisfacistory by-picking off all the affected leaves of the Italian. The latter is-not only "everlastingly stirred up. He secur- "

x 'sum to 'his income. Nearly all.of. and burning them. It may be'necessary -lacking in flavor, but has more resid-i ed a growth of two to three feet on

b, these trees'were killed to the ground, to repeat the process once or ual bitterness of the rind than the his trees. "Irrigation with a horsts

:" but have sprouted well upon the roots, twice as a few the Florida citron. .' kgl" That is entirely practicable, anda
: J ". and 'promiSe, with normal winters, in first time., When spaces plants may have escape been The grocers to whom we showed a cheap cultivator in the hands of a .

f f't e, a few'years to be:yielding their usual cleansed in this way*there is no dan- sample, with the conservative narrow- bright man may beat a fine engine and" -

4 J } crop. So the 'acreage of this section ger in propagating runners from them ness of their class, could see nothing. pump in the.hands of a dull man. In

.: r ,- will De restored." for another crop of plants.Florida but the dark color; this obscured all most parts of the country, the rainfallis
; i: \ Thus wrote Mr. M. S. Moremen in itssuperior qualities. They stated sufficient to grow ample crops. The
:' Bulletin No. '33 of the State Experiment ----------r -_ that they could not sell such an articleto point is to hold the water in the soil, .
Station bulletin which has that the utilize it when
'a : Citron. their customers, or to the ladies at so plants. can
been very widely read. The author Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: least. The leading' confectioner. of .most in need of it. Water is lost by ; .
e has often been. chaffed for the assertion drainage and evaporation. In heavy
the liberal. While
f I mail of the citron of was more I
in the last sentence, but he is sub- you that a I sample raised here and remarking bn its dark,color,he readily soils, we do not care to prevent drain-

; stantially correct. A professional bud- commerce cessed ,with in this, pro- admitted its rich flavor and melting age-in fact, we like to facilitate it.
der has been employed at Lawtey overa sugar made county.I In light, open soils, i supply of
wish to notice it test it texture, and said he,would as lief purchase vegetable
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week, mostly on seedling matter will hold water enoughfor
: oranges. with other kinds and'take into account it for his own use as the Leg:
i He candidly advises l His patrons not to horn citron.If ordinary purposes. To prevent
it is in
that made and fruit
f hvae'buds_ 'inserted on sprouts which pitcher our contributor can by practiceand evaporation, we must work on the surface -. .' ,#
Fp spring directly from the stump jar, as I 'am'not fixed up to work on a .the refined this of the soil and break it up so that
I do use sugar give I
scale the
4' large so not get ,
or from the main laterals close to the the fermentation and conserve the clearness of the Italian the passages through which the water,

'h ,stump, as such sprouts are likely to be of proper in temperatureas citron and at the same" time 'preservethe would naturally; escape are closed or
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spalted off i in' a high wind. But if large l quantities.I number of delicious ,qualities of' these samples clogged.! When we keep the surface
,three or four of ,these sprouts around am raising large trees he stirred up and fined,,we make what is
from safe from we can see no reason why .
fsM t the ;stumps are ,budded and small cuttings, as they.are: should not achieve commercial success. known as a "dust mulch." The soil '* ,
cold that which bud-
: # twigs from, each carried,up'slanting any ded trees are,not may come Of all, the kinds I We would suggest,to him, in a.friendly water rises to the stirred surface and -
'and marched or budded into one or there stops-much as it does under a
spirit that when he ready to ,
have fruited and tested have settled gets
i ;. two of the others, thus interlacing the offer this citron for sale It will be mulch of leaves or straw."Horse- ..
down to two'kinds (from Corsica : ,
t ,inside of the,cluster, a 'stout tree maybe the other from Corfu., more important to make it light colored irrigation" does not add water to '
produced. It would be only a It has been and than.to,impart{ to it a rich flavor. the soil, but it arrests it. It is like

:cylinder for some years, but will 'eventually experiment but a I long have it down expensive fine ... .. soldering up a hole in the milk ,can Y.
5' solid. and thus milk while irrigation
grow:up now. Double Imperial Navel. saying pump ;
is like pouring more in at the
g' Even if this cylinder should hold a I shall set out a large grove in the Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: New Yorker.
*ti' bucket-ful or two of rainwater, Tit near future, or sell land and trees to Have you any record of such an -;.
,would not, hurt the tree. In l large some one who will. This is.going orange (as known*to me) as the Dou- The Casabanana.Editor .

0. seedlings we have seen pockets containing to grow into a large industry. We ble Imperial Navel? I have twelve Farmer and Fruit-Grower: .

'a quart or'more of water, and have the true citron-now, the land and trees seven or, eight years old from the The casabanana to me is a delusion .

.i in our: early experience, we used to go the climate with a duty of 30 percent bud, budded, on grape fruit stock and a snare. Out of forty-three seeds,
to'much trouble to clean out these in our favor, and ,as cheap sugar as which have never bloomed with the last April and this, after following directions "

,' .pockets and fill them with putty or Leghorn and,we can process cheaper exception of one, and it .had only planting out doors in open ,
',clay, ,enable the tree to close them and cleaner than they. We can pro- three' blooms and one of them set a ground, in rich and poor soil, in boxes

: ,up. ,But! we found this to be unnec- cess with less labor and not. so,, 'much fruit, which split later. My trees are with bottom heat, without, carefully'
r essary. The pockets would.eventual. andling of the product capable of carrying from four to six watering, etc., not even the tiniest

ly become filled _with rotten leaves, We have an American market for boxes per tree. The question arises, speck of green appeared above "the

q. insects etc., and; the tree, even where over two million pounds.I is this Imperial, any good at its best, surface to intimate that germination "
S the pocket was several feet jabovi' lost all my budded citron in the and is there any other stock which had taken place. When the article in'

Lam. '''_ ound! would:throw out minute; roots. two blizzards, so what little fruit ]!_had would impart fruiting quality? As I the.FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER appeared -

into this rotted mass and feed on it, last year and this, was raised on trees am satisfied that nothing better; thanan about the effect camphor had .

lS Jr.V and.finally the pocket would be filled from cuttings. Some .lost all and ax could be used to destroy such, .on apparently worthless seeds, having

',up y/the process*of growth and dis- some part,of their tops, but came on buds on the' -above mentioned' stock. six left, I tried the camphor bath with

appear... all right in due time as though nothing JAMES K. WILSON confidence unlimited, to find at the

2 c RIPENING BANANAS. Last fall had happened, to them. The Seven-Oaks, Fla. end of ten days nothing. So I have

:we had' about thirty fine plants of the freeze was a God send in,the long run --- come to the conclusion that seeds to' ,,-

a -.,.* _Hart's'Choice variety, which we preserved It has settled the question of the,best, Replying to inquiry of Jas. K. Wilson germinate must come from! the ripe

) ,by putting headless barrels: stocks. T: T. EYRE. would say, the_ Double Imperial melon, and be planted without allowing .

: S S around,':them and filling these with, Near. Myers, Lee County, Fla. Navel-is an orangepf the finest quality i to dry.! .A friend who is very suc ,
.J :: :'enrth:? They came out this,spring in -' ripening midseason but probablythe cessful makmgthmgs in this line :

\ : -.:good condition" as high.up as the earth The samples were received and we poorest bearer listed in the Florida come up and grow, failed, with it.

E ;rached'and'are.now from.six to.-eight procured some Leghorn citron and State Horticultural Society's cata Her remark was, "perhaps they takea
+ ,4 :t*. {feet high; We expect fruit from them, made :a careful comparison. The logue. It is a vigorous grower and month to come up.". A. M. G. ,_
'-;I ."" ," but if some of "them should bloom so Florida article was made from a citron there are instances where trees have .

;(, "; *lttea: ._;tcrbe: ";likely"to be caught. by rather: below medium in size,and borne good crops, but Mr. E., H. A fertilizer dealer of Jacksonville, 5-
;::frost,'we shall dig:up each plant with in thickness'of flesh; we saw, before Hart ,estimated that a block of nearlyan returning from South and Central

a liberal>allowance of roots; lay it the,freeze, home groom...fruits considerable acre which he budded over just Florida, reports a very encouraging,
aAdgeovetit: :: 'completely, fruit larger than these; _The color U before the* freeze*. netted him a loss of. situation in the tobacco fields .
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Bamboos InFlorida.: was killed to the ground during the and a fine tree of the common date when the mercury fell as low as nineteen -

The most striking and interesting great freeze on February 7th, 1895. palm surround it, this Bamboo is at degrees, Fahrenheit, on February7th

features in many Florida gardens are At present it is as beautiful as ever. least sixty or seventy feet high, the and 8th, 1895.It is said to be

the' immense clumps of Bamboos.; There are several smaller specimenson immense culms' gracefully archingover one of the mightiest bamboos in ex-

Planted with',the charming evergreen ,the same ground, which in a few covering at least a space of one istence, reaching a height of over one

Magnolia, the striking Camphor Tree, .years will have attained the same pro hundred feet in diameter. This clump hundred feet in its native country,

and such Palms as the massive Phoenix portions. Several plants of the Bam stands on low ground and near a hydrant -; India. It has not been grown long

Canariensis of Cocos Australis,' busa argentea (probably B. verticillata) where it is frequently watered enough in Florida to say with any cer-

*;. they' always command attention by do not l look so promising, and B. vul-- during dry weather. The abundant, tainty what size it will acquire.'' '

their striking appearance. garis is not at home so ,far north. large, velvety foliage of this specieshas The most common bamboo in the
a slight trace pf yellow in its gardens of Florida Bambusa argen- '.
-While on a visit to Florida last November The most beautiful as well as the
Bamboos in the green color, which gives it a distinct tea and Its variety, B. argentea striata
and December paid special<<= were seen gar-
individual quality. It forms (probably this is B. verticillata). I.
attention to the* different species of dens of Orlando, over one, hundred never
these giant found in cultiva miles further south. The speciescommonly suckers at any distance from its root- have found many magnificent sped
grasses' met, with is the stock like most of the species' of Phyl-- mens even in the gardens of the back-
; tion. The tourist gets the first glimpse large unarmed
which become nuisance woods., The leaves of the are ofa
Bamboo of Bambusa lostachys, a type
of them while crossing the southern Bengal,
parts of Alabama and Georgia. On vulgaris, usually called the Giant when not constantly' watched and kept rich 'green, with a glaucous under
Bamboo. in the charm within bounds. side, while in the variety they are
boOth'sides of the railroad track there Everywhere" ,
are to' be seen iu moist ground "almost ing subtropical'gardens in the town it Bambusa arundinaria, the Thorny prettily variegated with creamy white.

impenetrable masses of our native forms'masses of noble-aspects. When Bamboo of India, is almost as,beautiful Specimens twenty feet high are frequently -

Arundinaria macrosperma. In the well established, heavily fertilized and as'B. vulgaris, and it grows muchin met with, and the root-stock -
,of such is estimated to weigh several
lower Mississippi valley, as far as frequently watered,. it grows at such a the same manner. As its stems are ,
southern Illinois and Indiana, immense rapid rate that at the end of five or stronger they stand more erect and tons. All the canes are crowded to'
"' ,stretches of the low ground are six years immense clumps thirty to do not arch to all sides. At a distance gether,arching over on the sides'nearthe *
covered with these "canebrakes." The sixty feet high, and as- much in diameter a small specimen looks much ground. In the center they alF'stand
first specimens of the more ornamental are formed. Several specimensare like a' gigantic Tree Fern. It is not upright The tops of the stems
are not covered with like the
.Asiatic species I found in the. St. known whose stems have reached yet common species in the gardens, foliage
James,Park in Jacksonville, Florida. I their full height of over seventy feet and there are"-only a few specimens foregoing species; in fact, in the up-

frequently occupied a bench under in sixty days. The first growth of planted-a few years ago that have at- per half the foliage is rather scant, _-
neath some broad-spreading hollies, canes ]isnisually made by the middleof tained a height of twenty-five feet. density of the plant being lower

Ilex apoca, about twenty feet in July. All the buds that start after There is a pretty specimen on my down. less It is a plant of great beauty, '
though ornamental and refined ,
the of the middle of September perish, and high pine land that is
height, to enjoy beauty a magnificent place on very than the foregoing It '
clump of Arundinaria Japonica no more growth is made until the following promising! The prospects are that ina grows'well
Bambusa metake )uly. few this species willrival in on high, dry, pine land, but
; scarcely seven years there its leaves are of a rather'yellow= *
yards away. This plant is about The culms in their first season stand beauty and size the Bambusa vulgaris. ish hue.

twelve feet and feet in 'with few branches and with
high twenty erect only Dendrocalamus strictus is Thamnocalamus
an exquisite Falconer! (Bambu ,
diameter, forming a semi-globular terminal leavesThe second season specimen of gigantic proportions.Of sa falcata), from the Himalaya'region;-

mass of the densest and richest green they feather out'and become heavy late years i it; has been* distributedover I have only seen on my own place in '
imaginable. The stems, which are with foliage, curving over gracefullyto
many parts of the State with Orange county. It is a small butt
highest and strongest in the center, all sides. ,During the disastrous Bambusa arundinacea, by the wide- exceedingly beautiful plant,' rarely

;, are not crowded n a mass:around the freeze of February 8th, 1895.all!! the awake firm of Reasoner Brothers, growing more than ten or twelve feet.
foot stock, but they stand from one to specimens of this Bamboo were killedto '
of Oneco, Florida. As it flourishesto high and as much through. Its'slen-
two: feet apart. Every stena... stands the ground, but they pushed up ,perfection on high and dry pine dea stems are densely clothed with

1 upright and is furnished,two-thirds of new shoots in July, and at present no land it is of particular value. The small'fern-like foliage ,of a beautiful .
its length with broad evergreen foli trace of the freeze is visible. Clumps is difficult
to and umieVside
species propagate, light velvety geeen color; the
age. All the culms clustering around forty to sixty, and seventy, feet
exen therefore will only become more abundant of the foliage has a'glaucous hue:
the plant are smaller and'shorten than high, and as much in diameter, are i in the course of time. All the In my garden I have also the following

those more in the ,center. Mocking very picturesque. All the stemware specimens I have seen were young species: .
birds and many of our winter sojourners crowded together aroundjhe root- but in few will
plants, a years they Phyllostachys violascens, P. NigrP dl-
..' like juncos, white-throated and stock, the exterior ones especially have grown into gigantic clumps. The aurea, P. viridi-glaucescens, P..Cas- .
white-crowned sparrows, catbirds, arching over to all directions on account strong culms are crowded together tillanis and. Arundinaria Simoni alt

etc., find exceedingly congenial, andsafe of the 'dense mass of foliage.In around the rootstock, and they are desirable species. 'Though planted
retreats among this mass_of one of the gardens where grand
green. '
the sides.
scarcely arching over on several years ago, they have not made
This'particujar specimen is so beautiful'lhat masses of Bananas, a great clump of
Like the this
+ two forgoing, speciesis large clumps as yet, but some of{them ., -
it is'.wbrtlra, journey to see it. Alpinia 'nutans, about ten feet high, 1 have ,
strictlytropic young unprotected sent suckers to all directions
'. Having been planted fiye ago it immense specimens of Pampas Grass, '
years plants having, been 1 killed,. outright that my man t bas difficulty to
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them within bounds? ...Like most Japanese Figs are successful at all three stations
plants tt they appear to be per 'and that would be a highly KILLS SCALE.

,;-fectly at 'home 'in FJonda, ,and they profitable crop if the borer could' be ., .. _.
,..would.have! ,fO1D.ed.strong,, specimenswere gotten rid of. The only remedy now $:HA"1\I1\ ONUSHRIP = ". _
they planted in moist rich. soil is to cut out the affected part of the .JU1C THRIPJUIOE ,:,
:'Phyllostachys: ', :Nigra has jet-black i tree and burn it. Celeste is the lead-

Stems, and Arundinaria Simoni, which ing variety. Brown Turkey, Green 'S (1 V' Is Strongly Concentrated, and when

-'., ,grow.thirty Let: high, distinguished Ischia, White Adriatic; White :Mar. 1 u Diluted as Directed, it makes .....
by its. many fine branches :and dense seilles and Lemon also do well. In 1i.. ; M i I ; probably the Cheapest. In- .,*-
',masses of small variegated leaves. 'Apart Louisiana the crop is generally pre- I! k1 1 sccticide in the World. ..
s of my grounds .near the beautiful served, the climate not being favora- "II. .

Lake Audubon, ,where the soil is ble for drying. u IST1IATIOKAIC> HA.M ON OMUKC-...._.* MuM'i-' tflij Used in Florida for 13 Years..' "-
deep and moist, has been set aside The great freeze of 18:>5-96 killed $peciAI1)"ectlonS.. .... ... :.fl" ,.I. I ...-. ,
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,out already flourish admirably. station except the Satsuma on Trifoliata ;# t 1f:61-s. ,:: I II. B. MARSH: General Agent, ,
': ,Thereare quite; number of other stocks. It taught the worth of !h.s-B; 1ifff: ;. =S91 15: I I: Oknliuiuka (Lake Co.), Fla.I -

beautiful tropical .bamboos which this combination, which is a most f.M I "k M.:'atu+SHOT! I I
> : / l "SoId by many merchants.
should be, introduced by our enterprising valuable lesson.Champion I .
nurserymen. To do their best, Fuller and Angiers MAKES 1000 HAMMOND'S SLUG SHOT WORKS,

bamboos need'much water da very quinces are successfully grown at 1 FISHKItt. -Oti-NODSOKMEW YORK:

deep{, rich soil. They need heavy (fertilizing Baton Rouge.Of ,-
{ : and should be mulched each
small fruits Manatee and Aus- agitators for lower duties,on fruit and that the varieties ranged down to four _
with thick of stable
a layer ma- '
year .
tin's Improved dewberries and from the returns seconds.
nure.-Garden aid ForestHorticultural give great vegetables, _
satisfaction, as ,to Dallas and Kittat- sent me far fruit, when compared with It is generally believed that it is the
Notes. tinny blackberries, Raspberries are returns from the Florida Fruit Exchange nicotine which gives tobacco its relish '
only successful at' Calhoun, Royal shipped at the same time and to the smoker, but this belief is erro-
Bulletin 32 of the Louisiana stations Church, Kansas, Palmer's :Musking- of as good if not better\ quality and neous. '
;:! '. gives results of horticultural experiments umand, Turner, are failures. Caro- cpunt, I-have reasons to believe, that The best flavored cigar tobaccos
.:{. .at the three stations of' that line Marlboro and Shaffers have done I did /not get full value received. generally have a low percentage of '
State in 1895. Lying at the lower well and American Black Cap, tJuth- Now I will tell you what my individual nicotine, and :these are found to be
? end of. (the Mississippi valley, with bert and Ohio are promising i remedy shall be, never to patron. produced most frequently by sandy

;.- cheaply constructed railroads over level: The Japanese wineberry does fairly ize 'a commission merchant_ fruit soils. The percentage found in the \
'! valley lands to Chicago, St. Louis, dealer who makes it his business to'
i well at all three stations. Strawberries whole leaf of tobacco grown in "different -
Louisville ; Cincinnati' and Indianapolis are successful at Baton.Rouge and oppose Americans in their own'mar ''>arts of f the United States ranges
f whose rates.are 'held down by highly so at Calhoun. They have not kets. If every grower in the, United (from 1.96 to 5.53, that of Florida being -
river Louisiana is favorably
"- competition, been tried at New Orleans. Goumi States would follow the same plan you 3.04. This variation is due in
J situated for supplying winter and or Eleagmis* Longipes, is a remarkable would never hear of any of the parishes some measure to ditTerent"varieties, _
:' early spring fruits and vegetables to fruit, the size of a cherry, borne on appearing publicly before Con but whatever variety is grown} or what

'r those cities. Jfjc a shrub, fine for jelly, highly 'orna gress asking them.to give foreigners {the other conditions prevail, it is.almost
; ,. Of thirteen varieties of watermelons! mental, does well in Louisiana and,is same privileges that we the people always noticed that those influences '
M } tested.Florida Favorite was finest in destined to ,become;. popular. who: support the American govern-: which tend to produce a coarse, rank
Duality and was very successful. Duke K < ment should enjoy.. Boycott them, growth containing a large percentage
Jones was of good quality,and highly ,':'Boycott Ttiem. ,.. ,' right from the start.' It's my belief I or albuminoids, also produces a comparatively -
t successful at all three. staf(ions: Lone Editor Farmer and Pruit-Grortcr: that they will rob you., if you give large amount of nicotine.!

* : Star,,and Jumbo were a good qualityand Now that the prospects are very them the_ opportunity. The climate, nature of soil and fertil
,' fairly successful. Kolb Gem, flattering for a good protective tariffon S. S. DEL.ANOY. izers, treatment of crop, etc., all have
Mammoth,. Ironclad and Pride of all foreign..importations that com- Apopka. Fla. their influence. tf all these condi--
:; Georgia are good- shippers and were pete with Florida products, we have tions, that of soil and fertilizers seemsto
moderately successful. traitors in our camp; men who live on be the most important. A rich

6 Most,kinds of pears blight badly in the fat of the land at our expense,but Tobacco.Tobacco heavy soil fertilized with a strong nitrogenous .
,t Louisiana, LeConte and Kieffer doS yet would stab us in the back at every manure is very favorable to."
I well in south Louisiana, but even opportunity, by going as i individuals the production of a high percentage of_

:'these are.destroyed by blight.in ,north. or representatives of a clique before according a decisionof nicotine, while the reverse is true of a
Louisana. the 'and ,means committee and light soil little
i ways one of the New York courts, is a containing organic -
Owing. ,to the winter blooming, advocating a reduction of the protective necessity and not a luxury, The judge matter. -
; :caused by warm spells, peaches are duties on foreign fruits nd { ..r not very successful '. tables knowing:when they do,so that, loch, in a report as secretary of the a low percentage, has in addition ,
'Y if their views were accepted, it would to soil, the benefit of a warm
.Of grapes, Dracutt's Amber, Champion treasury, in which he said'of tobacco: very
Diamond, Clinton, Herbemont, mean competition at a ruinous rate "An article which is so generally used, moist atmosphere. For this reason, -
,. Concord, Herbert, Jacques and Ives, for the American producers and especially and which adds so much to the com some have- attributed the reverse' con,
are most successful at Baton Rouge, on Florida products whichare fort of the large numbers of our popu- ditions as favorable to the production \
I while Miles, Maxatawney/Pearl mostly perishable and taxed to a lation who earn their living by manual of nicotine. From the results of the
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rates, than the import duty on the United States, we.can find no groundfor
July and Niagara, give best results at luxury.
at under the this assertion. Tobacco of the
;14 ,Calhoun. foreign products, : least .
present rate.. Yet these men who ask seed leaf variety. grown in Connecticut
- The Japan persimmon does well atNew us to-ship them our products to han- Superiority of ,Florida Tobacco. on a rich loam gave over four percent

Orleans and Baton Rouge, bears dle.on commission have the audacity, Tobacco is a social weed, and a ci: of nicotine, while that grown onasandy
abundantly and early, is handsome, or to use'a slang expression-"gall," gar which will burn a long time when soil contained only.about one
; ': iv: ships ,well and sells well. The mocking if you please to appear before the not being puffed, thus enabling the per cent. There we have different
:ji ," bird, is its worst enemy, as ,he American Congress and ask for. a reduction smoker to chat without constantly re- conditions of soil in the same climate;

r easily punctures it with his, sharp bill, in import duties on fruits and lightng his cigar, is .a popular one. and other instances of a similar char. .
7' ':and, will even tear ,away paper" bags vegetables grown by foreign countries In a series, experiments made by acter might be cited. cAs nicotine is
k .to get t."at: it in order that they may enjoy the North Carolina experiment station, the active principle tobacco upon
"t_ Japan plums are grown extensively greater opportunities of swelling their strips of the leaf were thoroughlydried which \he stimulating effect l largely .
rl :afj all three stations.. Burbank, bund- own purse,at the expense of the importer and then ignited; the number of depends, it would naturally appear
w once and True jJweet.Botan are most as well as the home producer. seconds they continued to burn deno- that its development to a high degree _

,successful. Satsuma, and Kelsey rot The.;more produce they handle, the ted their combustibility; The Florida- would be desirable, but such is not
f ... .,badly fruit_is !likely to be tilled by frost. Of amount of the proceeds of the sale the end of the strip, an average of I 17 best qualities, almost always contain a -

'native. plums Wild Goose, Caddo will stick ,to their own fingers in the seconds. Pensylvania seed leaf burned; small percentage, while a large per
Chief, ,'arianna, CumberlandRobin.: shape of commission.. 175 seconds-the only variety ,that centage usually indicates coarseness;,'
;, Missouri, Apricot and Pool's. I.have done'business with.some' of t exceeded it. White Burley.from West While, as,stated, certain conditions are '

recommended. these parties who, are.prominent as Virginia. burned 52 seconds.! From. .. conducive the,Development:of.nic.}.: -

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:" :otine, .i it'undoubtedly true that the great adversary to the tobacco cropis Strawberries on Ice. j'
some influence cobalt dissolved in
subsequent treatment has honey or syrup,
on.:the amount present in the fin. diluted, putting a few drops into some aiu"Killer The celebrated T. &T. Strawberry Refrigerators

<, ished product. The different fermentative jimson (Jamestown or stramonium, ) growers.are Perfected the universal after favorite of of Florida

'c> Y processes ,required to develop blossoms placed around the border f (PERRY DAVIS'JA enco. Give good service for years good fruit experi,
the.field about sunset on small piecesof Sure and safe Remedy la
proper flavor and color necessarily TRUBY & THOMAS.
r. ,..' .0 decompose to a greater "or'less extent board with ,a few, holes, nailed on every cue tad every kind Starke Florida.

> ; the'different compounds present in the sticks three and a half feet high. One of Bowel Complaint
.... moth "tobacco destroyed thus
.,. deaf. fly,
d. SEED ED. yin itid;
a, ..' would deposit some 450 to 500.eggs, ,

Florida Leaf Appreciated. which ,hatch in about seventytwo aill"Kilier MARY T. FROTSCHER, President, s
.i .. Tampa manufacturers of cigars have hours. It requires twenty-one clays Successors to
t: ;- imported their supplies of for the horned worm to mature, whenit This If'a true ,statement and Richard' Frotcher's Gravier Street Branch Store,
Nos, and Gravier
Sib 520 St.,New Orleans La.
leaf mainly from Havana, at the filler into the ground to come forth
; goes It can't betnado too strong Importers and dealers in Flower, Field and
r duty of. 35c per lb. They were preju again in twenty-one days (in summer) or too emphatic Garden Seeds. Grasses, clover, bulbs, seed po-
tatoes and fruit trees in their season, Conductedby
diced against Florida grown leaf. Now another moth Jo\ perpetuate her pos relatives ofthe late Richard Frot her. Order

sy' the Spanish manufacturers in Tampa terity.=.Fla. Ex. Sta. Bulletin. \ It is a simple, safe .and qaidi through send for one Richard free.Leading, Frotscher's manual of 1896 or
'have joined j with the tobacco dealets core for
' of Havana'in sending a committee to --

j ask, General: Weyler to remove the Pinery. Cramp, 00ug1J, RheumAtism. i

edict against the exportation\ of leaf Oolio, Colas,, Kenxslgis .

from Cuba, on the ground that its Dkrrliffia) Coup, Toothache dealers
c ** will Florida to *. Edited by JVB.Beach,'West Palm Beach.
continuance encourage ....-- .... .... -- Two dies, 2 eb .'and 50c. everywhere sellFERRY'S
grow its own tobacco, so that even if

"" Spain'wins in the island, the American Movement of Grate Material.On Keep It by yow Beware of I '
market for Cuban leaf will have the 21st of April there left Imitations. Bay only the SEEDS

been more than half lost. This is the Jacksonville, over the Florida East Genuine-Perry Davis'" Won't risk the low.of time,labor and ground

strongest possible indorsement of the Coast Railroadr special train of 6014 ...r..1&tN.. ran* ,bj planting. The market seed of is unknown full of cheap analitr _
quality Florida. grown Havana to- thirty cars loaded l with crate materialfor r 1 unreliable seed*. f tRRY'S UCOI
oooo are always the best:do not accept
bacco.. Some. cigar manufacturers at the pineapple growers .$f Indian ? ill substitute.Beet Annullnl.D. .
I; Worth. This 4 M. FERRY CO.,
Tampa, privately admit the possibility River and Lake was Detroit, Mich.

._ '. of Florida.exporting tobacco to Havana dispatched by Mr. E. Bean, one of ric acid This apparently .arrested
: should the continue. advertisers who took this methodof
war our ,
the disease ,or restored the plants to
In middle and northern Florida accommodating his customers who
about 2,500 acres of cigar leaf grown do not have sidings.: This train will and health fruited., as they Whether put out they green will leaves per- -

last year was sold before election at. stop and deliver material anywhere.In '
the fruit,remains to be This
30 to 700< per Ib. through, sec ectiobs addition to this, Mr. Bean has contracted
was, before I ran across ltlagrudcr'sarticle.
higher.. These crops have since been to deliver forty cars more by -/
carefully sweated and are being sold ordinary freight, making senty-five be Choice ;
in One of Any information'you may pos- .
manufacturers double aud treble carloads ,all. car ,crate material '
.. sessed of on the subject. will be wel. .*
these prices. The Sumatran seedleaf ,represents' five cars. of pine ... .*'
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grown in Florida in 96, the third gen apples; or obont 375 cars. This :will come.. '. VERNON. .H RRIS. ,' I. Pineapple .
eration from the imported seed, is not include all the'crop either, ..asother ', "
'remarkable: tobacco. The finest selections I dealers have made small[ ship- Micco. Fla. \ Plants

: unite the ,texture,. grain and ments of material 4a In reply"! would say,that it is an '

.. ? aroma of Havana wrappers with the acknowledged fact among all fruit -0 FPn1 ALE. "--:-
lightness weight, thinness and light Boot Knot In Pines. growers who have had enough experience : 9

in Sumatran. Beach Editor "The< 'itl1 -to, know .something about the
colors [ '
,so popular wrap. ,John B: ] : Smooth Cayenne!U! Home Grown U l!
., pers. Dt t., F F. & F. G. subject, ,that we' know less about the .

I am satisfied that there is to be a Knowledge once acquired is sometimes diseases of whatever fruit or vegetablewehave ;-S z

: large development in tobacco culture lost and rediscovered. I won '''made a specialty of for ABBAKA PLANTS SPECIALTY

# in Florida, that must be taken into der if that has not _happened in the years, than the novice does, who has ,

",-. account,by planters in New England, matter of one Qf the diseases of the. studied all existing treatises on the F. N.. PRICE. -

New York Pennsylvania, Ohio and pineapple.Professor. subject While most of the._work of f':
P.O. Box 449.
Wisconsin. The subject is treated in Webber in his address the government specialists is exact wF

.." much detail in my new book: -Tobacco before our Horticultural Society last and practical, because they do not I .

Leaf, its Culture and Cure, Marketingand meeting called it ."wilt," others speakof publish any conclusions until they are .' '
Manufacture.-Herbert Myrick it as "blight" ProCessor Webber proven, the, vast majority of the arti HOME

in; American Agriculturist: assigns the root ,knot insects as the cles :written by private specialists are ,

.. -*-.-. cause,.but claims that he has_not yet dreadfully one-sided, and. their: con- .
Worming. clusions areNfcased experiments Pineapple Slips .
: found a.cure or preventive. upon ,
.' .'. :" The cut-worm will appear soon after If you will turn to file of the FLOR which are biased by pet theories, and
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,:: transplanting, sometimes the,next IDA FARMER,, AND ,FRUIT GEOWER of are made 'to' prove the theory. In and Suckers
,:. .day: The most effectual remedy is Oct., 27, 1892, you will find an article general, I think all experienced horticulturists .... -

':. Paris green. Mix one tablespoonful by the late Charles Magruder on and agriculturists agree, that Of the. Following Varieties .

with a gallon of coin meal or flour, "Root I Knot in_ Pines," .in which he whatever the, 'nature of any disease, -
: and! spnnkle the plants, using a perfo- describes the disease very accurately, the first and foremost among'success 1 (!)R SAkE;*: :

rated tin can as a pepper box.' Mix claims to have discovered and identified sul modes of treatment, is tainvigorate '. .. (

the Paris green and meal: twenty-four the insect with the aid of a micro- the plant and give it strength to ABBAKA, Ponro Rico, EGYPTIAN '

hours before using. The budwormappears scopeand to have cured,diseased.plants combat its peculiar fungoid or parasitein QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIPLEY

:' -' next Use Paris green in the with Bean's Insecticide. nature's own way. So with this QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE PERTfAMBUCO '.

: .same way. There is no other known Have you forgotten or have you tried disease, the best treatment is to keep AND BED Sp ANisu.

; e = way of destroying the most pestilent this cure unsuccessfully? If you the plants_ vigorous so that it shall

.,;; enemy, and he. must be anticipated, haven't a file I will gladly send you gain.no start in the tissue, but once Apply to .lPlorida.Pfneapple" .
;:'; for. _a.hole the,size of a pinheadVfllgrow the number. If you ,know, ,nothing started, to push with water and fertilized 0. 0. MA.TTHAMS, ---.fi: < .
.. '. '' ': to the size, of a dollar, hence the contrary to :Mr. Magruder's statementit and help nature to a self-cure: ;

'#:..'_' '.': : _worm must be poisoned in }infancy. might be well to have the article re- In this particular instance Lam inclined Company, .- ,
in number of the to with Prof. Webber Or to t".. ;.
.*;. The horned worm appears first about, printed an early agree
,.:.:'". 'J the :first or,' middle of ,.May. ,This is FRUIT GROWER with or* without this and Mr. Magruder, as in all probability HADDOCK & MA.TTHAMS,- }

i _..' : ', !_ the first'brood to be dreaded, but not note by way of introduction. being more likely to be right in West Pate Bwwh,"Fla,
, :M. ....'. : so seriousas the next, which does I have a few plants affected with their explanation than any one else. I ,

; .. : -y/: /:;,-. not appear in,Florida till about the full' the disease to which I gave 'a dressingof feel no doubt but,that Mr. Magruder '

..:., ;: moon ,in July, by which time I aim a complete fertilizer_ compoundedby discovered insect in the roots :of The demand for beach cottages

' ,:' ; : : 'to have most of the tobacco safely myself\ containing a larger percentage diseased pines, and that he'could fine Daytona is unprecedented at"this'

! .. 'l?: housed- The best, remedy ,for this than usual of potash and phospho- none in healthy.. 'plants. Up to. his! of'-. the year.
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.' ;df iti iI4was: 'partner 'with him in the ing fever has become firmly established -' ty chickens, if you wish best results. uuutiMiiuutiuuuutiiumituitntmintiinuimraiatumiitt-

4 .. t p ppe} .:business P at' :Brantley, and and with some birds it will, be Then again, you can watch a half
saw plants which! _;were&::. diseased, and almost.impossible to break them up. dozen hens just about as well as you "
-Which were. cured. by the saturation,o7 We'have tried all manner of experiments can one, for sitting hens must needsbe 21 STYLES. 8
/' ;the ground.with:Bean's ,sulphur solu- and have known hens to per- watched, because you can never BEST and CHEAPEST.
& S :tion. 'AlHJie':direct f treatment in use sist in trying to sit for five and six te.ll; what they may do, nor when they Catalogue and full treittM on Bprarinjr fruit
: .that jjcnow'of 'which,is considered at :weeks, even under the most discouraging will do it. Perhaps they will think z and vegetable crops mailed free Address
,, .r. rail successful n this day, ,is ,done by circumstances.: they are lonesome and will fly over the IiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiuuuuniiiiiuiiiiiiiiuiiuiiiiuiitinuuinnmTWO .
t}. ;. :the application. of,sulphur in some' If you wish to. set her, the next fence to make a visit to their old .. -
: 'form/whether gas; lime, bisulphide. of question to"be decided is, where?' We flock and forget to come back, or,'
: 'sodium"or'what riot. used to think that-the best,place for .a being in need of exercises indeed
.! ... 'Onthewhole, I: consider that byrgicnictrgatment sitting hen was on*the ground. But they must be-they may get up and
comes first tor::a cure, experience has taught lis that it, mat dance a can-can and break half the
i *and a cure 'is,what:we want;and next ters little whether the nest is made on eggs, or if, you have several hens,sit .... w" '\I +w. .,.. '
some sulphur ;treatment. But I have top of :the hay loft or, in a pit underground ting near together one will get.jealousand VALUES FOR ONE PRICE

y :become a sophomore I in 'fruit culture, or ;under an orange tree or think the other one has more Every user of Page fence gets full value In the
r :and no longer.decide ,definitely upon where, providing, the eggs are fertile eggs ,or a more. comfortable nest, andso is WAT the of atlifaction protection for in crops having and the stock.best article Then there there
'the,caiise,.:.and then concoct a cure:to and from a strong and vigorous stock, perhaps you may find two or three Is made adds value something to the durable premises.something Better that think actually of-
fit it,' but:I am only too glad to stumble and the sitting hen faithfully performsher hens piled into one nest and the other this. Write us and investigate.
>: :upon' the .c.ure.first; and then letthetheorisfs duty. For the past two years we vests taking anairing,. PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian,Mich. ,..
:,wrangle over the cause. have had a few vacant hen houses Because of these and many other --
:My own opinion: "would i cline to'pro that we could use for sitting hens; calamities that might happen, we always A MONEY MAKER
-the thrifty indurtriotu heu.Allabout her
nounceMagruder's' most here we made a nest on the floor, take a peep at, our sitting hensat and how tomato mone from poultry la
p ob leand best borne out by the evidente which is of boards and two. feet from least three times a day, morning, HowPo'GltryGuideforI897.

/andJ' should be glad. to have ,the ground, and have had satisfactoryresults. noon and night, and we always find for poultry diseases houses; Sent;sure for remedies 15o.if\jon and write recipes now.
,you send the article here ,for publication But wherever you locate something that needs adjusting. [Re- lCD 8AUS5SZB. ,Y,Box 31,Import, DL _
4 ,in'these columns. ,But these are your nest be sure that it is in a quiet, mainder next.week.] J.R. LYMAN.
'matters' 'in which one should be very secluded spot, where she may sit in Melbourne, Fla. ,
a slow in' believing his eyes, and it peace and. comfort, undisturbed by mm *

should ,take many wise ,raenSmd !manyyears other hens, and also secure against Cow Peas_for Poultry SMOKE YOUR MEAT
corroborative evidence possums skunks and other "var- WITi.E
make clear what was the scientific' !mints," for there seems to be nothingmore Cow peas are a grain that any one Clacu send rag LAa.fKRA05ERtBR0.BIQC: : L
cause,'''beyond possibility of doubt., palatable to our friend, !the having the land can.grow, be the land
) d J.;:B. B. skunk, than half-hatched hen eggs. rich.or poor. While most other crops c'UP.w.DA.TES' ?
Having, selected the proper place Suitable for fowls, require land of gocd
and.fixed the nest to the best of your quality, or more or less highly fertilized -

F Poultry. ability, sprinkle it well with "Deathto to produce a paying quantity, N.Z-.- S

r ,_..____ __,_____________________?-_____,_t____: Lice" to guard'against vermin. We they also require more labor to make outfit for&OQ. Express _
use for nesting material a small armfulof and gather. While with the pea about paid. Will spray 10-acre
day. 75.000 muse. Satisfaction
Edited- by 8.8. DeLANOY.'Apopta- Fla.I ,dry St. Lucie grass clipped from all I that is needed is the land, the seed, per teed or money refunded lll't'd Catalogue guuin and
\ v -; -;-idbut- -thief- --- the edge:. of the lawn. Now, if you the. time and labor of putting in and Treatise elusive territory on Spraying given.free.Rapid'Ag'ta sellers.wanted.Many Ex .

Having one communication know your hen to be a reliable sitter, two or three workings'and the thing of our agents are making fhSx$10 to$15 per day.
P.C. MTU. CO.Box?*, .
t in answer to our offer to CataWl N.Y.lorida
is done. We receive reward in
you may put the thoroughbred eggs in our .
award eggs.to best:article 1 received ono the nest; but if you don't know your lots of grain of the richest quality,

before March 20,. no award has hen, it might! be better to place,a few peas for the table, forage for the horse, ''r / ,
A,3 been,made,,as we stipulated that weT unfertile.eggs in the nest, to console fertilizer for the land and seed for the ;' | Lands -

must receive'three or more'art1cles to biddy for a few ,days, until you can next crop, providing we get ahead.of fe ..
n constitute competition. ,No comp ti* see what she is going 'to do; for some the hens in gathering it. You see r Oranges ( -
".4 tion! /'nq eggs. We feel sorry for BrosLyman .
hens will stand or sit standing after have not figured on gathering in the
I for really his article is an ex they .have been removed from theif above as I expect the fowls to do that orts

,cellent one-and would' have 'come old :accustomed nest. And again,.,, if part of the work themselves} and there- -- "
pretty close to being best out of three.Wehope'he the much exercise is nvestmentsDevelopments .
you don't know your hen, it mightbe by get needed that
... .will not ,take it to heart well to .let' her sit a few days on required to keep in good,health. "No "
.. and refuse to' let ,us hear .from him her old nest before moving her. work, no feed." They soon take to

., m! ;.again., 'Our' poultry breeders should The best time to. move a sitting henis work and get all they need. I .. '
laky)time to keep this, column alive Attractions
just after dark. Take her quietly How about peas as a feed? Wellit
and buildup:the industry throughoutour from her nest, place her under your seems to me in looking over the Address, -

state.. S. S. D.'fJ arm and carry hhr quietly to the new composition of feed stuffs that they G. D. ACKERLY,
J I ,, ':'i '. nesting place. Give her a thorough knock the spots off from any grain we 'CENtRAL PASSENCCR AGE.HT. fTHETROPICALTRUNKLINE

1 'Tile.' ,r'"sitting- Hen. dusting with "Death to Lice" and can buy from the feed store and come ,
')r Editor Farmer,and Fruit-Grower: place her on the eggs. If your hen is much cheaper as we can,raise them 'JAtK ONVILI.t. FLORIDA. ,
*, Always.look'] through .your houses an old, reliable sitter, 'a littld/ watching ourselves, which is the best part of .
., 'eyery:evening, and if you notice a for a4 day or two will probably be the whole argument. They contain what's the matter with our devoting
hen_on- her :nest,, rout her, out and all! that is, necessary; if she is not, i it about twice as much 'protein as either all waste land, the gardens and grove. .
.place her on. _the roost. This alone might be,well to keep her confined to' corn or wheat ;.and protein, like its centers to peas, rather than let them
'-> ** will some times be sufficient to break the nest for'a' few days, letting her off 'counterpart, the nitrogen in fertilizers, grow up to weeds? By all means drill
her up,,,but if she is really in earnest, every day just beCore.dark for a bite to is the most expensive element, and a in the peas and cultivate them rather
'. you wjllfmd! her: there again the next eat and a sup of.water.. But as soon considerable amount; of it is necessary than sow broadcast. We have found
night Now, what' are you, going to as she has learned her new nesting for'' growth, entering as it does into by experience that it pays to do so,
do with'her?_ a t' place it is better to allow her liberty to every part and portion of the body both in the amount of vines and grain
k .-irypu wish to break her .up, put go and come at her own.pleasure, and and the albumen of the egg.. that is obtained with a little work A
?' :her. i in Jail i at once. Almost**any hen keep food and water by her at all They also contain twice the'amount, good crop can be raised even on a
,"" :is easily.broken up if placed in solitar times so that she may help herself. mineral matter or ash for the foun- blackjack ridge. Of course while
r. '} y,'confinement with no nesting mar whenever he wishes. dation of shells, bone, etc. Fats enter. fowls have the run of a pea patch no
tt: 'Jenai; or placed in a yard with a yig1 It is always best.to set two or more very lightly into their composition i other feed is needed. By using a little -

.-, K.. :brous',young cockerel of het- 'own.. hens at the ,same. time," because by 14 as compared with corn 5.2, wheat judgment in selecting varieties we
> :_' 'b.eed,;a0.few' days will suffice for a testing out the infertile eggs and those 2.r< They contain a sufficient could-so arrange 'as to hale peas com
., change''gf'mind, and in a 'week' or that die because of weak germs, you amount of carbohydrates to keep fowlsin ing on all summer and up till late in
;:;:;ten 'diysshe: will be laying again On can frequently give all the eggs to one good condition. It is not a fatten the fall S. S. D.

;th .pt%''hand, if y happen to.overlook or two.hens and.reset the, others in a ing feed. we want for fowls, but one The Massachusetts Experiment Sta-
r 'a sitting hen for three or four new seri sand- when 'they hatch you that'is rich in the elements of muscle, tion gives the percentage of fat as 4.06, l _

4,Idafi,;iti;Wi ill :probably, save you 'considerable can giveaWthe. chicks 'to. one or two flesh and bone, and we ,have all these while,the Louisiana station, in an elaborate I
l -Vahd. patience to give hens and reset'the other one, or place elements.in the cow pea, to a,greater treatise_ on, the cow pea, places .
some eggs and gratify her natural her bactin' laying pen. However_ extent than in either corn or wheat. it at r.z I; protein 24.8+-ED., F. '& _
f r.Df this tune' the. incubat4 do not'give_one.hen more than. twen-, Taking into consideration? the above, F.1 .G- ,.

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: ;; -,The strawberry season in Bradford Helpful Hints. .

:.s- '- ': ,county has been rather a disappoint For Our Rural Home.'Vhatever :Time: Table No, 6-In Effect Jane 15,1896, .

J=;? : ment. A >-few producers have made will save a few steps, -. .

;:: money, but most of them have made whatever will spare an. aching back, SOUTH-BOUND.. NORTII "
j .\: only a living. They are not discouraged whatever will lighten the labor of -BOUND.

<,.;f- u' however, .but will plant again, housework should be done or not doneas STATIONS: No_37"N02O')_ BTATIONB No.78 No 32 No208Ar ".
; : for it is the the need. Time and Jack'villc. 9158 105 ...... ::::; Lv Mlama.... OOa ::::: ] ::::: ......
largely ever case
: \ ;=;: nearlyas: may Mt.A'g'ne 10'3'a fi ...... ,....,: : ..... :: L'mon 'tr 51(8.( .... 533a ..... .....
a "' }" hard times in the North that have strength are daily offered a sacrifice Lv 8t.A,g'ne..IO 35a .:.... ..... ...... .]..... FtLau'rd' 5 57a ...... 1 Ua ...... .....-t.
:-. S. Lv E l'aIatka 112&1 ...... ...... ...... ....., Linton.... 6 5 2a ...... 938a ..,... ......
'- ,caused the lowprics,:as with nearly upon the altar of imaginary duty. Ar PaJatka... 115011- -...... -... .. -...... -...... NPlleach 'l3Oa ...... 1110a ...;. .....;
all.Florida products this year. Let the white clothes Hang on the Lv Palatka... 10 55a ...,.. ....... .,.;.; 'VJ prier 807 a...... l2Op .... .....
line the makes little Ar Ban Mateo 100p ,. -...... -. .,. ..t...,.... '".. Jensen..... 8 5a!) ...... 312p .!.... ......
; :. St. Augustine has a new corporation, till dew them < Lv Ban Mateo 11 lOa .U"..... .. .."..... .....,. Eden.... 1 964a} ...-.. 3 ; ___ .,.. It FtPierce .....
.then (old"them --- 940a 3'l\p ...... .._...
,the Florida East Coast Steamship Com damp, very carefully, Lv., Ormond... 1256p ...... ...... -.Ii;... -!-._... 8ebastine. 1039a ... ...... ...... ..,:..
: :with $500,000 capital. The object put into a basket and they will.be in Daytona.. l07p ........ '.t:... ....' .-..... .1 Rosland.. 11 4a .u...1 ..... ... ....';
pany, 0 Pt Orange lI8p ...... .,.,.. ... "f Ielbourne 11238. ....,. ...... ... .. .
of the company is to own, lease the best -possible condition for ironihg. ,II. N Smyrna IMp ...,.. ,..... .?'t....:.. "r". "EauGaUie 113311 ...... ...... ...;.. ..;.?;,:.t
., I But do not think that every piece Titusville 253p ..... .....01. ...:.. ,..1'.. RockJedge 1206p ...... ...... ....;,. ;.....
and operate steam and other boats, II Cocoa...,. 331p ...... ...... .. ...... '?. COCoa...... 1200p ...... ...... ....., .::.::.
:; .(or. transportation of freight and must be? ironed even though one'sback &ckleda-e 33ip ...... ...., ...... ...... .Tltusville 12 tOp ...... .....: ..S ;.....
EauGaUie ... .,.... .... ...... '" .
is tired and nerves worn thread- 403p .p Smyrna 260p .. ..... .... ......
passengers between the ports of Flor- II Melbome. 413p ...... ... ...... II pt Orange 222p ...... ...... .:.... ....,. .
ida the Bahama Bermuda and West bare, when some of the clothes are al- II Roseland. 452p .... ... ...._.. ...:. 323p..... .... ...... :....
; CI SebasUne. 457p....... ...... ..... ..... I. Oomond.. ...... ...... .., ....,
;India C _Islands, South and Central ready previously ironed to pieces. Ft Pierco. 605p ...... 410a ...... ..,. II E Palatka 423p ...... ....'O... ......
:America; to own and'operate wharves, Try folding some of the common tow. "I. Jensen Eden. ...... 637p 632p............'b 51&1 31a ......... ....:...... Ban--Mateo- -550p -...". -.......? -..-rKr .-... -......
docks "etc. H. M. R. els, sheets and such things smoothlyand .. Jupiter. 'l9f\p .... 807a ...... ,. ... Lv San moteo 300p._..... _...... __' __.. ......
Flagler, J. them 14 WPaeach 805p ...1.. Dahl ...... ....... Ar Palatko... I5 ...... ..... ...... ......
Parrott, A. G.,Hamlin, H. Jenisen put away, leaving something II Linton..:. 8 42p ......1108a.f..... ..... .Lv Palatka... 4 pOp :..... ..... .....: .
; and A. V. S. Smith are Jhe incorporators heavy on the smooth pile and II FtLa 'rd' 935 ...... 15p ...... ...... Ar S t.Agno. -510p -...... -.... -...... -.....
: II L'monC't 1020p........ 3 pop ...... ...;.. Lv St.A'g'ne. 515p 'lXa) ...... ....... ......
when clothes
These names indicate that the the are wanted you Ar Miami. ...1000p ...... 325p .,........... At Jack'villo.. 635p 8100 ...... ...... ......
3 business. could not tell that they had not been
company means Tram roJ between Fort'' Pierce and Miami .
--. :It is gratifying to know that. Or- ironed.t. ,dallY except Monday. .... /A. & Y. n RA NCII.
I Woolen be washed in
goods may
lando will furnish a,rare and striking *of and I I Trains 31.32. 31 and 78 between JucksonviUe No. 3 No. 1 STATIONS. No. 2 No. 4
feature of government's display at soapsuds made Ivory soap and St. Augustine daily. 205pl 9 00a Lv. New Smyrna Ar 3.5P' 5aop
the Tennessee Centennial warm water, with a ,spoonful of am All other trains south of St Augustine dally 25Op10; 5811 Lv. Lake 1follenAr; ]2 bOp .4 00p
; Exposition, 341p 1122a Lv Orange City Lip 338p
monia. hub them
which opens in.Nashville next,month.Itkwillbe Never ',soap on or:; except Sunday 305p11120a( Ar Orange City Ar1l SUp 33Jp
rub them board but'souse t theni .
on a ,
number of
a fruiting pineapple
up and down and slip them throughthe These Time Tables show the times at which trains may be expected' to arrive at and
s .plants in.tubs representing the hand rinse in soft water shake depart from the several stations but their arrival or departue at the stated is not guaranteed -
;different stages of fruit ,growth, and nor docs the Company hold itself responsible for any delay or any consequences arising
? well, stretch' tightly on the line till therefrom. For further Information call on '
will comprise all the best varieties of .
.that fruit Mr. Geo. I. Russell, of nearly dry, then roll tightly for half J. D. BAIINER, /' t G. C. FLOYD, Agent,

this city will furnish the which an hour and press on the wrong,side. !ss't Gen.. Passenger Agent. 226 W. Bay Street.
plants ;
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: Salt-should be put into water to wash '
:; t .are,,to.be sent in installments during black. ,

the.progress; :of the exposition, and \. better in the coast than in the 1
'. will show visitors the process of fruit *-' regions. shining like tin plate; the true Banyan,

growth from the, bloom up to the matured Some Evergreen Trees for Streets, interior. F. Bengat sis; the Peepul or sacred
The Camphor tree, Cinnamomum fig tree of Hindoos, F. religosa, with
.. apple.-Orlando. Reporter. The Carob or St. John's bread tree, camphora, ,has been planted to some curiously shaped leaves waved by the

:. A letter in the Ocala Banner frqm Ueratonia jsiliqua, makes a 'capital avenue extent,and the young trees ,ar&,very slightest breeze; F. infectoria, with

"hustling'Lowell" says there are "'206. tree ,in favorable.locations, and attractive for, their neat, fragrant foliage curled leaves; and probably) others bid

acres of melons about that town, one will stand a reasonably.dry and rocky the new growth beautifully fair to prove valuable .additions to

hammock alone has 500 acres of corn, situation, sending its roots deep into .t tinged with pink, but it is rather difficult grow, as'hey are already in southern,

over 200 laborers are engaged t.Qn the the ground.: It makeSia dense, roundhead to train in regular shape. More Europe and northern Africa. -

large .truck farms shipping produce,. of foliage, stands clipping well, ,symmetrical rapid in growth appears -
three cars'of cabbage'l left in one day and grows much faster with us thanin to be the.Chinese and Japanese Cordyline" indivisa known as "Dra

recently, besides hundreds of baskets its native habitat on the shores of cinnamon tree, 'Cinnamomum pedun- caena, and to many as the "Dragon

and carriers of cukes, tomatoes, cauliflower the Mediterranean. culatum, of which some good speci Palm," has been planted more or less. -

beets, beans, squash carrots, The soul: orange tree, Citrus bigaradia mens are to be seen in Los Angeles., In its native country of New Zealandit .

etc., by express, that one farmer has is.quite suitable for avenue plant. Different species of ficus-rubber is found in groves; planted singly

netted over $1,400 from cauliflower ng in the towns in the citrus,belt, buts trees, as tbey are commonly calledare its shallow roots render it liable to be"
and sold three cars of cabbage on little upset by the wind. Longer-lived and
seen, while in southern Europe sightly, and will prove among our .
the track for $goo one week, and the it is used for this purpose. If.properly best avenue trees. F. elastica, the more striking, but .not as graceful- in

same man will load three cars of cabbage trained with a clear stem seven or common rubber tree of India, will do appearance, is the true" dragon ,tree

H three of potatoes, one of cokes eight feet high and .regular shaped well on warm foothill soils-on low, from the Canary Islands, Dracaena
I and two of beans the' week he wrote land* draca, which will grow in a poor soil =t
\ crown, it presents a \leasing appear cold it will not do so well. If .
:etc. ance. Few'lrees can compete with it the branches are properly pinched and is proof against wind and drought,.

The Wetumpka Fruit company for its beautiful,. aromatic foliage, delicious .-, back itwill make a beautiful Several kinds of palms are extensively

have 'purchased an additional(; forty: blossoms and--golden fruit, produced tropical street tree. The same'can be planted for street and avenue

acres and have a large force of wood all the year round.Another said of F. Ghauveri from New Cale- purposes, people instinctively feeling

men engaged clearing same, preparatory orchard' tree which can be donia, and of F.. Princeps from'Brazil, that no other class of 'plants ,can impart

to planting grape fruit. This recommended for street planting is both with very large leaves like the : a more refined and jtfct{ resque

will bring their present large acreage the. Loquat, Eriobotrya Japonica, If first mentioped. The Morcton Bay character to the landscape. The

.to, 157 acres. The outlook.for oranges planted in tolerably good soil. and in fig, F. macrophylla, well known to most widely planted is the common,

.. the coming,season is,very encouraging locations wherejts broad leaves would 'everybody in California, grows much California Fan Palm, Washington: fili-

and the Wetumpka company expect to escape, the summer 'dusts, it lends a too I large tcfbe used as sidewalk tree. fera, and although somewhat stiff and

,shiptwo cars, while the Hillside com charming tropical appearance to the F. australis, or rubiginosa, of which coarse looking,it nevertheless remains

pany of 40 acres, the Nichols grove of I andscape. The delicate perfume"off. more than one form has been intro the most useful for general; l. purposes

50 acres,'the Meffert company of 40 its wooly, whitish flowers being. not its duced, appears to be the, hardiest of adapting! itself to the most unfavorable

' '. acres, Maynard grove of 20 acres and east. attraction.. all rubbers, and should be planted circumstances. Among tW fan

.. 'vMcAuley grove of 10 acres will Magnolia grandiflora has ten more extensively. Perhaps the most palms suitable ,but sparingly meted;
: bring the yield to' more than a.thous planted as a street tree, and really.does desirable of this group for, our purpose for revenue purposes is the Chusart

;and boxes this year. These are all better than could be expected for a is the F. nitida( from India and palm, Chameropsor Trachycarpas

..\ valuable, hammock groves, and while tree thatnaturally grows.'injdeep rich North Australia; this has small leaves, celsus. It has a more slender trunk

: we have more than 200 acres' of soil and with plenty of moisture. Un- shape and,size not unlike those of the and also a much smaller }lead,. hence

.. ". pine land groves just east'of town .must der such: conditions it is one of the common Strawberry Guava, always ought to be planted.somewhat closer; :.

,. ..;consider the .acreage too large to most magnificent trees known, its glossy and neat, as the name implies, ,the Guada1pe}! palm- Erylbea edulis,'. -
: enter into fuller details,-;Lowell let- large, strong-scented flowers appearing :- hence not liable to catch the dust. The willpfove 'more, grceful than -

' .' r: :'. 'y.. ter in Ocala' Banner... 'all the year round. This tree does cluster fig, F. glomerata, .with.leaves, filifera, but ,will not grow, ..
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V nearly any sort of soil. Other varieties There are boys and boys. Of one kind Successful
From the Commercial .
," Banger. ,Me.About not yet sufficiently experimentedwith there i is ,.nograter, .boon, to. father or :
'- : th ears ago, .Mrs. Stephen are quite likely to prove availa- mother. Qf the other there is no greater'curse.
Louder, a, highly respected resident of ble in this direction. In Santa Bar- If the character of the flock depends -
'\Y ncebor Maine, began to lose her bara Cocos and Seaforthia upon the sire,>the character of. the growers of :fruits, berries, ; '
strength and appetite without any apparent plumosa boy is in great measure in..the keeping: and all kinds. of
cause, .and medical skill seemed elegans are successfully grown-the of the mother. The, prenatal: influence vegetables,
powerless to aid her. The least attempt former-more so than the latter. The is beyond estimate ;in the bent of the know that the largest yields and
exertion' was followed! by palpitationof scattered specimens,already give a fair child, but on the moulding influence of best
the-heart of ea'violent 'a 'character, as ijjea i what the effect would be with the mother during the:early years of theboy : ,quality are produced, by
to almost depends'\the character of the the liberal of
:stop? breathing. them.-Rural .man. I. use fertilizers.
For nearly,one year Mrs. Louder was whole streets planted to Dr.,Ragland, of,Texas, says that 'thereis containing, 'least
treated ,for heart disease, which grew Californian. an ever increasing ,demand. for first- at 10% of
worse instead of better, and the medical ... class boys'both' in the orchards. and on
.. mari warned:her that she had better-put Nature-Study. for Public Schools the farm. Our supply is .far ,below the Actual
,her affairs in order, as she was liable to actual needs of the country. :We mean ,Potash.Without .
die at any minute. The lady had a, Nature-study, 61; seeing things in anew real clean bright, breezy,willing working .

desire to see an invalid'sister who live light, is a valuable factor in edu boys. Like apples, pears and otherfruits : )the liberal, use,,of Ppt-
t in Fredericton, N. B., before she died cation... How: many people can ex of the orchard we have many boys '
and had herself taken there as soon as plain, so that a child'can understand, that are of ,little or no value, to their I ash on sandy: soils,.,it is ,impossible -
possible.. .Mrs. Louder was much surprised country. Some like apples, are rotten at : to gro\yfrui.ts"bem, ,
on'reaching her 'sister's house to why water puts out fires ,why some the core, some are spoiled by bad habits, aI.1d
set the lady, whom she expected to. see young squash plants bring their shells such as lying,stealing and smoking cigar- vegetables of a quality that will
.frail and ill come'rushing out to the carriage out of the ground on their backs and ettes. .Such.boys,are unwilling to work. command the best prices.
'an>l lift.her out and ,carry her others do not; or show the difference i The vices pf,boys are; much like the diseases AH
a bodily into her dwelling as easily as if of fruits, most of,,them are contag-- about Potash-the results of its use by actual ex.
between a leaf bud and a fruit-bud of periment on the best (farms in the United States-is
she were a baby. Explanations were in ious and spread by contact;; one badly told in a little book which we publish and will gladly -,
order, and Mrs. Louder's sister said that I the apple; or tell from whence all the infected boy can and often .does .spoil a ,BttU free,to LL any farmer in America who will write for it.
she had regained her health through Dr. house flies come? The world is full whole neighborhood of clean, healthy GERMAN KALI"WORKS, -
Williams' Pink Pills, condition being of such common things, about which boys.,An orchardist. "or farmer: ,who:has, apromising 03 Nassau St..New York.I

'even worse than that of Mrs: Louder the people do not inquire. Yet,'such crop of boys ,.on. his place
when she began their use. be made should be very careful, quarantine
Mrs. Louder shortly after this began subjects can very interestingto against other boys known to be infected
the use of the Pink Pills with surprising children and they can be taken up with bad habits and in ,addition should
results" for after she had taken eight in the schools, not as an added reci diligently spray hist own crop :with awash E
boxes. she was able to dispense with a tation, but as a rest exercise once or wholesome instruction and warning -* gTALOG r
servant, and do her own housework. Not twice'each week to relieve the mon t1 ,against.those terrible fungi, that are .
only this, but Mrs. Louder can walk any ruining a.large partof the crop annually;
.moderate distance without fatigue,And is ony-bf ,the ,school room, and later be Some of those infections are almost, if .
"to, all interest and purposes a healthy made the Jheme for language exer not quite, incurable? ,' like, blight.in the This book should be In the
woman.; cise. Here are. two important. faculties pear. The love 01)),,strong; rink'i, ,once hands of.In all.planting.who wish. It to Is be a successful eats >..
Dr.Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People trial may be brought into exercise fixed. is generally ineradicable .We gulde"toright seeds and right
; are considered an unfailing specific -accurate observation and. the have known of eo many clean, healthy, methods. It makes you ac"
powerof qualnted with
for, such diseases as locotnotor ataxia, boys growing up :under the benign influence 4
partial paralysis, St. Vitus' dance, scia- expressing definitely what is seen; of the home, enticed away, from .Gr !Or'S :4Se ds !
/neuralgia, ,rheumatism nervous The College of Agriculture of Cor rowing crops and ,orchards laden. wit the pu1'ty"arid; .
headache, the aftereffects oftla grippe, nell University, has, under the Nixonor delightful fruits intofuigand misery,b) which are known reliability to all success-of It
>. palpitation of the heart, pale, and sallow Agricultural Extension bill; under infected boys, that we,are,, almost .readyto ful planters. 'Gregory's Seed ,
complexion,'that ,tired feeling resulting demand of our legislature to quarani catalogue is sent free of charge'
taken to assist, free of expense, all .. to anyone anywhere. J
from all diseases tine,against that greatest'of, all ,breedersof
nervous prostration; J.. Hr.GUEGOKY, J Sell
resulting from vitiated humors in the teachers who..wish to introduce this contagious microbes,.thB saloon 'We -;Marblehead,Masi', fllI /

blood, such as scrofula, chronic erysipelas work into their schools. All parents protect.,our ,horses I an4 cattle .gains'! c '. 't.
etc. They are also 'a specific for and teachers 'interested in this work malignant, contagious diseases, lik( -
a troubles peculiar to females, such as sup-: are asked to send thjsir address form charDoh, glanders, Spanish lever, swin "
pressiofcs: iaregularities, and all forms of re detailed information to plague, etc., but the worst of ,all these are.laid at.the.door of.the ,:r.Jiant.remark
weakness.. In men they effect a radical microbes has free access to our crop of able and wonderful system:
'. cure in all cases arising from mental CHIEF CLERK, COLLEGE OF AGRI- boys ,on the..farms.:and in the homes; *1. 'Utterly ignoring the i interest of ship-

worry,"overwork,"or excesses of whatever CULTURE,. V Ithaca,.N. y, Nobody: but; a.,.crank would ,.think ,,of .per. except at t competing points. '
nature. Dr.Williams'Pink Pills are sold quarantining: these: avenues: .of death} 2. Exorbitant charges and a.failure to e
,by all dealers, or will be sent postpaidon 'When'blight attacks ,our pear trees we get.the consignments ough in a..reai -
recept of price, 50 cents a box or six Women are not the only ones who apply the knife and then..burn the dish; i Bon ble.time.
boxes for $2.50 (they are never sold, in are sensitive about their ages. A man eased branches,if'haply thereby we may 3.: Utterly,ignoring the rates,on Jjills of *
bulk or by the 100)), by addressing Dr. doesn't like to be told that he is getting (- get rid'of the bacteria and save the. trees, lading v Williams Medicine C6.:, Schenectady, old. Health'keeps a man young.It ,but pur cop of boys,must run,the.gauntlet ,4. Refusal.to ve.rates cbarged.on connecting
NiY.: doesn't make difference if he and happy is he who escapes, this lines transportation! jshqwing .
any blight of.deatILtbat, :withers with the an opportunity, if not a desire, to make
.... has lived eighty yeafs. If they have scorching heat of a simoon every; young unreasonable charges on the terminal
and willneed, more .moisture. Strikingly been healthy years, he will be hale life,that it touches." In conclusion, we line. H: F
beautiful would be a street lined and hearty and, won't look within want to say that no crop that f grows on 5. A refusal to accept a first-class ticket .
the farm or flourishes mi the. garden is after it being old in direct violation
I one
twenty as old as he is. Good day i ,,
each side, with E. years
!f on Blue'palms, ar- half valuable as the crop pf boys. We of the decisions of the United
, ,mata, but unfortunately not'so rapid a digestion and rich, red blood make spray our vineyards and destroy e var-' States Court--and .demanding.casK for
grower: as any of.the'prec eqing. Liv-; people look youthful. Dr. Pierce's ieus insects that prey upon'ou'r..fiflld.s'and the passage, together with an abundanceof
istona Corypha australis,. of which Golden:Medical Discovery makes rich gardens.: Ought, we not to give equal ass and illbreding. The edicts of Plant .
have fine specimens makes red blood. It makes health in the care to the training' and cultivation, ,oi are carried out by a lot of cheap sniffers,
we many works the :our crop iOf ,boys,;,and protect them many of them lacking the ,instinct as
F '.' :,,a capital street tree with, its slender right wayIt according to !against these, destroying, bacteria, V even well as the .educational qualificationsof
t '. '..'.tap ring, trunk and nearly globular right theory] and in 30 years of prac- though their sources.have to be jumigatecl gentlemen.--Southern BuralisL
head. The Sabal Palmetto from the tice, if has proved that the theory Is or closed: In ,our opinion the crop of -. ;
absolutely correct It begins at the boys growing on our farms and brightening -
south eastern.states, larger grOW- Beware
.our homes m.worth saving.-Southern ;
the : .
beginning-begins Catarrh.at
by putting '
)ng'S. Mexicana from southern Texas "R raIist. ,

..and ,Mexico and undoubtedly other stomach, liver and bowels into perfect as mercury,will_surely..lestroy the sense
,Sabals from the West Indies ought to order, but it begins its good work on If the people here came to' this,.section of smell and completely: derange the
do;;well'in favored situations.It the blood before it finishes'.with the of.their own accord and knew the policy :whole system when entering it throughthe
the digestive system. It searches.out disease of the transportation companies it would I mucous surfaces. Such articles
.is, however, among feathery wherever they be and have) been different. ;;But they came should never be used,except on prescrip
.. # ;J leaved palms that the noblest trees are germs may under the inducements of the lying,advertisements tions from reputable physicians,, as, thedamage
to,be found for street planting in a forces: them put of the body. All drug issued, by the roads. One they will do 18,.ten, fold to.,,the
climate like ours. The common Date gists.keep'the "Discovery." before me issued by,the Plant.. system" good you can possibly derive from them.
"' Phoenix dactylifera a .. .._ shall be at an'opportune,.time reviewed; Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F.
palm, possesses
J, & Co. Toledo 0. contain
inducements Cheney ,
thousands came through these no
.-i grandeur-hardly surpassed when it-.is Farmers are quite busy "running ,,,and by bard labor, and ,the, expenditure ? mercury, and, taken internally, Acting
sufficiently aged, b'ut it is far from around" their corn, which is looking o(,money ;carved out) homes, directly,upon the blood",and mucous sur
.graceful when small, and notalways well. The oat crop is generally a fail! groves, fields and truckgardens; \, as faces, of the system. In buying JIall's ,
free from objectionable suckers at,its ure. The cabbage men are more disgusted soon as they were productive the ,returns Catarrh Cure besureyonget'thegenuine.It .
base: :"P. Canariensis has too much than ever with recent ship were gobbled up to satisfy the insatiable is taken internally, ana made' in Tole
thirst of the ''railroad 'extortioners, and do, Ohio, by F.,J. Cheney & Co. -Testimonials
:breadth'when mature to render it ments. In spite of .fine quotations, radually' the ,enterprises -were. !aban- free. '

: ,. ,.aYai&ble; for.the average street, but is they. ,get nothing-Arredondo item .do[ ed. ; :"WS.old by druggists ,pnc0)75cJper)
admirably adapted to broad avenues, In.orrU". : The following, uribusiness-like charges bottle.
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,'. ., :; ; Frail; Grower and still make a profit; and their meatis will telegraph\ us when prices are high, II.be,_destroyed by baiting them"" with
,. rMri8"&rDier .and\: steadily gaining in favor in this city. so that we can rush the stuff in," says poisoned clover or.bran. : '
.. ;-- '-;: .' at 16-Main t In addition, E.V.. Gillen has a a writer in the American Agriculturist.This I For boring.insects there are but,tworemedies.
.. A Weekly: ;.Newspaper published
.- .Bfcet, TtcksonTille..Fla.. feeding establishment at Greenville, is good logic for producerswho : .: First, protect the.,tree or
:r" .' I ,,r. ., ,:' _. I ?Madison county; T. J. Yearly one:
.. ..,' .:TERMS.OF SUBSCRIPTION Otter Creek, Levy county;' the Hart ,to; be able to reach them in twenty-, ome'kind that will prevent the 'entrance -

: } "for One.Yeah....................,,,-.i..i. I, oo company have a branch establishmentin four hours. But for men'living so remote of the insect, Second; dig
'*, '- .tot'jMy. : Month- .............,........h .....-I.ooIn ''Polk county; at Lowell, Marion i from those markets as Florida is I them out of the trees, one by one,
HVT Foreign Copntrio .....*................. 3.00 county\ several carloads of cattle were (from New York, for instance, the tel- I and pull up and burn infested stems

;FS Subscriptions all cases cash in fattened last winter and shipped to is sometimes a snare'and,a delusion.. of plants and canes, such as squash

--t ..advance., No discount allowed on one's Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Palatka, We have known strawberry growers vines, blackberry, currant or raspberry
own subscription(except in a clubj),but to Ocala and Tampa, and this.winter it is to be thrown off their balance bya canes, etc. The Texas station claimsto

...... all agents a liberal cash commission will stated,several hundred head will be Jelegram announcing a forty cent keepborers out of fruit trees by
: be'allowed on all: subscriptions obtained marketed. We learn that a similar market in Boston, while New York painting them with white lead mixedto
'Write for terms.
by them. old remit- enterprise, on a smaller scale, will was "away down"-down to ten and a stiff paint in linseed oil, adding a
subscriber new or
ting To us every$3.00, we will send the paper one probably be undertaken in Bradford fifteen cents. They would nearly all little Paris green. A. Missouri peach
;. year and a' copy of. Rolfs' Vegetable county next winter; also another near ship to,Boston,that day, while perhapsone g-rower'says he kills borers. in the fall
Growing In the South for Northern I DeLand. Bartow and southern points cool-headed 'man, knowing that by scraping the soil away from the
Markets post-paid. For two new subscribers which draw from the herds of South I the crowd would flock like sheep, all base of the tree, exposing the crown
at $ .00 each, we will"send; Florida-the prairie cattle being. su. together, would resolutely stick to roots, and using the soil to form a circular
: of Moore's "Orange
p Iture.i", a copy perior to the' piney woods cattle of some good house in New York, and ridge or basin about the tree,

h .. North Florida.-have been experi-- the result would be that when the and fill the basin with scalding water.
.. Bates of advertising on application. menting in this direction for a year or avalanche reached Boston the bottomof He says the trial will convince any
made check
; Remittances should by two and will also engage in the busi-- the market would drop out, while doubter that the borers crawl out and
i note-money order or registered
*; fetter to order of the one shipping to New York would die and that the tree is not injured

:FASMEB AND p UIT GROWER ness.After the truck crops are harvested strike a bare market and receive good i the least.

Jacksonville. Fla. there"Springs up a luxuriant growth of prices.A I! Excepting the scales, sap suckersare

'. ;.:.' .. Chai.W.DaCosta Business Manager.Moore' crabgrass and beggarweed which afford sample of shrewd management' easily killed by spraying with ker-
excellent pasturage until late in occurred this spring. A grower at osene emulsion. The scales must be

; Orange Culture$1: 00 the fall. Beggarweed is most unfor- Lawtey, on a day when two cars of coated with a strong soap or resinous
>- Rolf.. South Vegetable for Northern Growing Markets.k.In the. 1 25 tunately named.fol it is a leguminous berries were to be loaded, tried to wash that will seal them upland

".,. plant of the highest value;.it will fatten have the managers-dispatch one car smother them, or they may be killed

I ii' : -CONTENTS.. stock almost as well ,as grain and at first and,hold the other one twenty- by inclosing the infested tree with a
x "',:.., .' -' the same time enrich the, soil equally four hoursiso that they should arriveon tent and filling the tent with hydrocyanic

", ,''*". Cassava, Products.. .......................-..... 258 with c1o r.Vhen once started on two different days.. He was over acid'gas.Leafeaters. >

or":;;.,. GROVE AMD OBCHARi, >TEditorial' Notes;Flor- land ft is self seeding everafter., ruled, however, and both cars went are easily killed by spray-
-. '. .*' -" Ida Citron;'Double Imperial Navel;Horse- 'These'andother'forage plants bring out.together. Thereupon he put six ing with poisons, except in unusual

; IrrigaUon, ; TheCasabanana......... 259 the cattle down to Thanksgiving, or crates into the open express, as the incursion of vast numbers, like armyworms

..' Bamboos. in Florida...............,.-.,........ 260 even.to Christmas in marketable con weather was cool, and they reached grasshoppers and chinch bugs.In .
Horticultural Notes; Boycott Them......,. 261 dition; then the .cottonseed meal and New York ahead of the cars struck a a recent digest io these columns
ToBACCO-Tobacoo a Necessity;;Superiorityof hullsr -now largely wasted in Florida bare market and netted him $47.00, mention was made of 'a spraying mixture
Florida Tobacco......................... 261 -will top them out in fine shape for while the two cars'overloaded the receivers made from white arsenic,which

:.__ ,' -Florida tear Appreciated; Warming.......... :262... the tourist hotels.. The old and not and the berries carried by is better than Paris green, and costs
: ..PiKERT-Movement. of Crate Material; Root unmerited opprobrium, attaching to them did not command nearly as good but four cents a barrel, and directionswere
t '": Knot in PiDc- ;....'....... ..._..M.o.- ....... 262 Florida beef is beint..removed.EVe net prices as did the express berries. given for making the mixture.

.,: PoutTRY=The Setting, Hen; Cow Peas for the wild-eyed long horn .when .. ......I. Fungus diseases are of three classes:
; .::: ;- PenUry................................. ... 263 ,.gamey .
... : fattened. on cultivated feedstuffs 'External local and penetrating. Of
.- State News..:...........;'.....................,*'* Fighting Insects and Fungi. ,
;; yields passable beef; and when the the first class are molds and mildews,
> Oua'.RURAL HOME-Helpful Hints; Some. herds are graded up by the introduction Spraying is a simple' operation, and and fqr these the fumes mildew
Trees for Streets... ........ 264
Evergreen '!
: of bulls from the breeds be mastered by of the best known
T improved, may anyone aver. are remedy.
..i.NatureStudy, for.Public Schools- ; Boys. 265 as is being done:in many sections, especially age intelligence; but it requires 'patience Local fungi include the rusts and
.. EDITORIAI/Promising New Industry;Telegraph in South Florida, the beef and attention to details, such as' leal spots, etc. Plants already attackedby
and Express Farmers; Fighting
";';" > insects and Fungi; Intelligent Fertilizer .. product becomes one that can contend keeping the mixtures 'thoroughly them -cannot be cured, but other

,', harming............t.....................266 successfully} with the refrigerator stock stirred up, seeing that lumps or grainsdo plants may be protected from the rapIdly
.; .Markets;Florida State Horticultural Society from Chicago. not interfere\ the pump valves;, spreading spores by keeping their
Again ..................u,..<...,........... 267 .-.-*- care that the spray is fine enough, is surfaces coated with, something that
Weather:and-Crops-Government Bulletin... 268 Telegraph. and Express- Fanners.' thrown with' sufficient force, is direet- prevents the. entrance of the seed

'. About'. Fence: Posts; Hints to Housekeepers.. 270 Comparing the facilities which our ed to the right parts of the plants, is spores. Bordeaux mixture is the best

.k= Effects of Manure on Soil; Danger in Plow forefathers had, in the day of the thoroughly applied, and that care is substance yet discovered for this' ur-
:;; ing Under Cowpeas.........:......,..t.. 272 packet boat with those of the, present taken to.guard against.poisoning children pose. +
':. : day, the one "lay" speaker. at the,New or stock. ..... o
: Promising New .Industi" Jersey State farmers' meeting! (all the As far as'the sprayer is concerned, Intelligent Fertilizer Farming,,

", restbeing professorssaid) that we have" insects are of four classes-foot feed Rock, potash, and crimson cloverare
.: : The business of fattening Florida too many packet-boat farmers and not ers, stem borers, sap suckers. and leaf the chief fertilizing elements' .in
.. ..:' cattle for the home market' has been enough telegraph and express farmers.In eaters. Delaware fanning. Now and then a '. r
::. tested in a small way for two or three other words,growers do not seize the : Sprays are useless agains root feed man will want some spetial 1 fertilizer .'
years past 'in several sections of the advantages' that;they have, even 25C ers. The only practical. remedies are for a pet crop. This is the way he
State, and next winter it promises to invested in .a telegram might mean fall and''winter plowing to gxpose the does it. After studying the matter

assume ,considerable proportions. dollars of profit. For instance, one ol. eggs, larvae or pupae to frost; changeof over, and probably, consulting with
Messrs. B. Hart & Co., who have now the shrewd ones told me that he one crops by rotation, or starving them the State chemist, he'makes up a for-

fattened several hundred head for two morning took seventy-five barrels of out tj; or,in case of trees, treat with tobacco mula containing .so many pounds of,

o successive winters at Jacksonville; spinach market, and sold the wholeof dust,, according, ta a Missouri nitrate of,soda, so many of tankage
: have determined to push the business, it _for $3.50 per barrel. He tele- bulletin, giving account of successful and bone, disolved rock and muriate.,
as they have recently purchased a graped home to set. all hands cutting treatment of apple trees infested by He drives to the fertilizer factory arid

tract,of 40 acres just outside the city spinach. The next morning he had a the apple'root louse or'woolly' aphis. gives his order and walks inside,to ,see, I!
limits on the southwest. They have second lot which was also'sold at$3.50 Some root feeders are. successfully the goods weighed out and mixed.In .

naturally 'encountered, strong opposi- per barrel. The buyer was oblighed combatted by using resistant stocks. 'an hour from the' time he starts,

tion from the great Chicago packeries, to unload the second l tat consider. Thus, after the phylloxera had destroyed the gooos! may j lie mixed, bagged and
and last winter was a hard one on account ably less than ,he paid, but the grower the vineyards of France(it put in his wagon.. It is 3s much like
"' ,of the long, cold rains chilling was safe for once. u'Ve.ar ,lucky was found that i if the fine .French the old-fashioned.way ,of-taking load
their unsheltered cattle; but the bush we catch,a run of high prices two daysin grapes were ,grafted on certain wild of apples to the cider mill! apd taking
ness has shown.vitality despite all the succession,":he, said; "Once is usu- grapes of ,America, the insect wouldno the.cider back? home with you as anything -
55 drawbacks. They are able to under. ally all we can depend on; but if we longer injure them. A few garden I have ever seen. Most of these

I ..-_;-..': ?sell< the. Chicago. ,meat J1 74(c per'pound keep close to our: commission man, he insects of the root-feeding class .may, men know'the, diSereni ingredients by

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and-wouldknow; i .at. once_if' the Savannah steamers has been very clearly THE t. ,

:' ,&toryrmeoP; undertook to give ::them demonstrated this week. The usual .

i muriate :to'run in Monday's,boat arrived on time, and by V
Juinit/or or! several -
the time, delivered BANK OF
w 'l hundred pOunds;of: 'plaster'to'makeveight. the trade was in pretty cargo.good was .shape{ FlQRIDA" -

A;large J the "
> : to take hold again. The improvement inprices
; sized i 'goods, used' in.Delaware is mixed of some kinds has of course* not JACKsoN nwLE.

.. .. ',to.;order;,JlJst.lD this way-the or- been altogether due to this, but the con- The .Oldest. National. Bank in the State.
of the market has certainly been -
in size
dcrs from
:varying one ton to -
One "dollar 'ton is fair much healthier and the goods? have CHARTERED, 1874., CHARTER EXTENDED '
." fifty. <". per _, a cleaned up morefsatisfactorily than when I 1894.

..,:: :price:for:'.mixing. By this. system of the steamer was unloaded on Tuesday.I strength By conservative and ability,to yet meet liberal all methods legitimate{this demands.bank has achieved' the highest reputation' for solidity,-

.buying:,and mixing, farmers'claim'to There is. still much irregularity in the We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms,drawing our .'
be able to ,secure:'a :good corn fertilizer receipts of express vegetables, and it is drafts on all parts of the world. own- ..

:for;less.than'$20; which' is appar* earnestly. to be hoped that the company favors We shall invite at a aU visit times or correspondence receive intelligent looking and careful toward attention business relations, assuring you that you ,
make material
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; :=ently,)a fair illustration of the average their deliveries. JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. c. COOLEY

f! sayingRural'New: Yorker. Beets, Florida, new'per bushel 75 to President. Cashier.

.. '. r l.00'per; bbl. 1.00 to 2.50,.Charleston per Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
100 bunches, 5.00 to 6.00; cabbages, Sav-

n rkets. annah, 2.25 to 2.50, Charleston, 2.00 to

: 2.50,'Florida.1.50 to 1.75; celery, California 20 to'22c; tomatoes, Florida 3.00 to 4.00, Bradley R&yieW. Eugene B. &d"C tatd. K .

50c to 1.00, Florida, large to extra Mexican 3.50.t. 4.00; beets, per dozen ESTABLISHED 1871. .
75c'to: 1.00, ,to d. 25c to 60c bunches to beans
com. JIl very 40 500;wax fancy 3.00 V '
small and inferior; lOc to20c; cucumbers, to 3.25, green 2.50 to 2.75. .,
FKUITS.AND PRODUCE. Florida, per crate, 2.00 to4.00; eggplants, BATTERSON <& Co. Commission
Q Correctedby Marx Bros. Florida half barrel box 1.50 to -
These are average quotations. Extra choice per 2.50,1;
,lots fetch prices above top quotations while. poor I per barrel 'crate, 2.00to 3.50; peppers, Florida State"Horticultural l -AICD' .
lotsselllower. Florida, carrier 1.50 to 2.00 string
,Apples...........................bbl" 3.00 beans Florida per green', ; ;2.50 Fruit Auctioneers
Pines (wanted)....."''.''''''' crate express, Society.
Lemons Messina,..'............box 3.00 3.00'freight, 2.00 to 2.75, round wax! 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa. .
,English Peas, dried,....!.........bu 1.50 2.50 to 3.50, flat wax, 2.50 to 3.25; squash,
Meeting at Orlando May 4th, 5th We handle aU kinds
Peanuts best brand.....: ........ .04 to. bush Pruits and Vegetables, .
Cabbage. Florida .......each no demand'Potatoes per crate, 75c' to 100; tomatoes 6th and, 7th. either at private sale(which has heretofore been V ,
,Burbanf..a. ........bbl I.SO Florida, prime to fancy 3.00 to our custom) or by the auction .
system (recently: J
.............5 barrel lots 1.40 3.50, com.to gd. 1.75 to 2.50.
added to our business)as you may desire.
ft. V... ..u..u. sack 1.20 of
<. ....i..........5 sack: lots 1.10 The, Tenth Annual Meeting the .
Onon.&N.Y.......*...... .... crate 2.00102.50 Philadelphia Markets. Florida State Horticultural Society, will
.Peas, bl&ckeye. ..............bushel 1.So convene at the Opera House, Orlando
brown-eye',..........;......bu I.SO Strawberries-With only moderate re- anctwill
44 day :................. ......bu 1.50 ceipts and'an active demand, prices are at 7:30: p. m., on ,Tuesday, May 4th, QUICK WORK -
.'44 Wmppoorwill.i .............bu I-75 hold threejesuons daily, closing atnoon.Friday1l ,
firm .
and market well cleaned Flor-
:4 Bed Kippers..... ........bu 1.So up. 7th. In selling and paying for Fruits and Veg-
Turnips, ...;..,.........?;..bbl 1.50 iaVanivals very irregular, both in qual- y : to us is our motto. wa
Eggs........: ... ................dO& .13 ity and condition, and most sales ranging The associated railroads will sell tickets GIVB GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
atall stations toTnembers of the Society FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
from 20 to 25c. some defective and soft
3d and 4th for return BUT OURSELVES. They are protected '
f VEGETABLES: AND- POULTRY. only on May good
stock going down to 10 and 15c. Charleston by our 40 years experience without defaulting '
Corrected by.Davis & Robinson. until May 9th, at the very liberal rate of
in (gooddemand at 25 to 300. as to a dollar. Enquire as to our standing .
........... ,
Yellow Yams.i. .bush .35 to .One Cent mile actual travel and the and financial which
8weetPotatoes... ....... .......... .30 to .35 40 quality;-and a few North Carolinas com per merchants having stability mercantile any bank or
Hubbard squash,. %to..............bbl 1.50 ing along and moving out at about the hotels and boarding houses will give verify-then WE reports can
Lettuce: .;:...:......................doz ,.15 these under rates ranging from $1.00 up to $2.60 per METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
c' Celery.Florida......... ,....,......; .15to : same figures, are mostly ripe, I your name for our quotations. Stencil and
Egg Plants..i.:............... .bbl 2.00 to 3.00 but giving promise 'of good quality later;; day.Any become member of cards free. Letters plompUy answered.
Tomatoes, ....:..............crates 1.25101.50 cauliflower, per barrel, 8.00 to 12.00; person may a
Sweet Pepper ..,,..............bu 1.50101.75 the Society and thus secure the reduced
Green Beans,......*.............crate soo to x.oo string beans choice green; 2.00 to 2.50, railroad and hotel rates (as well as a FRENCH & CO.,
Pumpkins, .. ....;..........each .0510 ..10Kershaws wax, 1.75 to 2.50, common stock, 1.25 to
....Z.. ....' ..........each '.03to '.10 1.50; tomatoes have been In large supply copy of the proceedings, when printed) 116 Warren St., New York.
Parsley, .......--:.perdox.: bunches no demand since our last report and while they are by sending $1.00 to the President, and,
'Green onions,.....per dos bunches .15 as the time is short before the meeting of ESTABLISHED 1855. '
Pepper,hot....;.,......It. bushel ..7SI. selling well and our market closes well
those to avail themselves
\.: 8agewellcured.......-....._ab ..3SK cleaned up prices are ranging a con the Society, wishing -
'Heat.............:...-......._.... 25 to 30 siderable lower but look for should write immediately to
Roosters...-.-...._._.- .20 ; some G. L. TABER President,
'Half-grown...:-......;....:......... s.s higher prices again soon. Choice to Glen ; Fla. n ,
.. ,Turkeys,_....... .per pound,gross .12t fancy, ripe, selling mostly 'at from 2J50 St. Mary, butter during the winter season and V .
Ducks..._.........:................ .25 to 4.30 to 3:50 carrier; to quality while have been .
Geese ..........i...-............i, .35 to .40 per as A SLIGHT COLD NEGLECTED as customary, sent to pas-
Leeks .............per doz bunches. .25 common goods are selling down to 1.75 IF OFTEN ture in Leon county.-St. Augustine
?:Radishes.!.............perdoz nodemand.Cucumbers. and 2.00, and green stock at from 1.50 to ATTACKS THE LUNGS. "Brown's Bron- -
...'.... ............crate 2.00 2 50 cucumbers crate3.00 to 3.50 chial JVocfte give immediate and effectual item in Times-Union.
.............. bushel ; per ,
Spinach** .pet *
.75 relief. The
Cabbage., Florida.TV...... no demand ordinary and irregular, 1.50 to 2.50;beets, weekly output of the Mefiert
,. falsify( .;......;per dozen bunches .25 Florica, choice to fancy, with nice green S r Veneering Co. for the week .
,Cauliflower;.....'."......'..:...perbbl 300 tops 100 bunches 4.00 7.00 squash or- The kola nuts which.have lain dor- Just
Green peas, ..... -..... ..... crate 75*to 1.00 ; winter closed, consisted of five cars of lime,
Turnips,........,.....H...seas buuch nO"Clemand ange box,1.50 to 2.00;egg plants ,orange mant are now coming up five
)Florida[ .Honey;.... ....pound section ',10 box, 2.50 to 8.50, per barrel, 4.00 to 6.00: and growing .rapidly.-Biscayne Bay cars potato barrels, three cars
New Potatoes................:barrel 3.50104.00 cabbage Florida 1.50 to 2.50 South Carolina bean baskets and carriers and four
.. Strawberries ...... ...........quart .08 to .10 Monthly\ .
!' Asparagus;..............!..!.. .bunch xotoiaX' and Georgia, 2.00 to 3.00; peppers, cars cabbage crate material. Hustling,
3.50 to 4.50; celery choice to fancy{'per _Ben Potter sold forty acres of land we are.-Lowell item in Ocala Banner.
New. York, Market bunch, 85c to 1.25; new potatoes, prime, below town this week to a- party who --..*...r .
6.00 to, 6.00, seconds, 3.50 to 5.00; new. will engage in raising pineapples.
Strawbe/ries.=Receipts have decreased Twenty of the largest
Tampa cigar
onions, Florida, per barrel, 5.00 '6.00.. Sun.
from,Florida,and stock has been in onlymOderate .REDFIELD & SON. Tropical factories made for the week ending V __

supply. from Charleston. ACalr"supplt ...... All the
w has .appeared ,from North vegetables of the Manatee Saturday, 1,863,000 cigars, and ship-

Carolina which'hasgiven: promise of 'avery Pittsburg Markets section will be handed by the fast express ped 1,892,000.- The reports of ship

good quality.from' there: some of Strajvbierries-Refrigerators25c, crates and after arriving Tampa at ments by the various transportation

this stock-has been-under'ripe.but some 25c: ; cucumbers; Southern, per bu. 2.00; night will! be in Savannah next,day at companies show that 248 cases where --

of the Ljady Thompson and Hoffman tomatoes, extra fancy'4.50, extra choice noon. shipped, about one-half oi; which went "-
Seedlings have shown bright and handsome 3.00 to 4.00, ordinary 2.50; beets, rlor-- V
color and itlooks as though we Ida, bunches doe: 40c; beans wax, extra Sanibel Island has been in cultiva- to New York.Phosphate .

; :.'- shall have very:fine fruit next week. The fancy,per bushel,2.50, green,extra fancy, tion really only a year, but it has shipping interests for the

've best'have sold'up to.30 to :35, with Per bushel 2.00, green and wax, drdina- shipped about 40,000 crates of toma- past. few days at Punta Gorda have .

:rare lots going shade higher;,'but today ry 1.00; ,cauliflowers, extra fancy, per toes. The returns have not come been active. At one time last week
:r. the goods offered met a slow demand and dozen 2.00,ordinary 1.00; egg plants, extra up .
:prices eased off to 25 to SOc; some green fancy per dozen 1.50, ordinary 1.00; to expectations.Mr. five large vessels ware there to receive _

; Q. "and inferior have hid' to 50, at lower? ,cabbage,.best. Florida, large crates 2.25, T. G. Rawls has bought the cargoes. .

F : prices;;:Charleston strawberries have: sold Charleston per crate 2.50, California, per McColloch} place on Lake'Jackson. It There is some; talk of a sugar refin-
in range'of 25 to 35c also, and of Frida8receipts : crate 3.50; potatoes, Bermuda Chili 10.00,
contains established
is six
acres miles'rom being in Lake in
2,500 ery City
a few reached 40c, but the latter rose'7.00. Southern. white 5.00. .
:rprioe uwaa*extreme: and today's: receipts SOMEBS. BBO. & Co. town, and one of the most desirable the near future.
z ;;eased off! to to 30 to 35c'generally. ..Flor'A plantations in Leon county.-Flori-- Since the opening of several can .

':Jtk}s4rawberrie .tire still.of.irregular.condition Buffalo Markets. ning factories in Key West the business -

:'; ._' and:, .BO and important value; they arrivals are are running expected out New Bermuda; potatoes 5.00 to 9.00; dian.The "eighteen horses" arriving on of catching turtle has increased. .

.. Bermuda. per crate 2.50; to 2.60y; Leon considerably and '
Iwwafter, .....;. onion 1.75't 2.00 county pasturage are a fine herd a large number of
cabbage, ; squash,
Alderney and fullbred bull them are canned week.
&1t1THEBN.OEEN: :VEGETABLES.: Hnbbard,,per 100 pounds l.00to 1.50: lettuce cows a every "

"iadvanl fagtfof an even distribution Southern hamper 1.5Q to 1.75; urge This herd supplies the Ponce de Leon Considerable building is promised

iof Florida.i- vegetables via the! barrel' 4.00. to 5.00,per' basket. 8 to 10 head. and Alcazar with cream and much I for St Augustine for the summer.

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'",".-. in portions of Sumter, Polk ,bad; vegetables,look well owingto
: WceksEnding April 19th, 1897. and Volusia. More moisture wouldbe being,fertilized with. stable,,manure.

... .:'r, Precipitation: The week- has been advantageous vegetables in Lake J. B.Roah. > i
far (satisfactory over the'western
As whole the work
county. a was Jasper.-Weather fine farmers at
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and northern districts, due to contin. favorable for this District and 1
very ; work,.with renewed most
energy; cotton -
tied rains and abnormally low tern-
.o cotton, corn, cane, vegetable and tobacco worked,put this,week; .crop in excellent :- .. t
The soil over the greater ;
peratures. : Coorweatherand
; showing up well. ,condition.--John F. Smith. R
::1 : '. of. these districts was already
; portion deficient sunshine were detrimental \ .
.' .'-too wet for cultivation, particularlyC' ,'but not to the extent that obtainedover Northern District:

C' .' blow lands, ,and the rains of the the northern,and western Bristol.-Week ,unfavorable; heavy
,- poretions rainson i5th ,with cold North winds
; augmented an already bad con !
week;: of the State. Oats looking well

,- dition.Ptedpttation. : The temperature has and goodly heading quantities.; vegetables being Reports shippedin indicate has damaging,begun to; ,small crops; acreage cotton planting!will be Shortest, Quickest, ,}Most 'Attraetiye1UT

.....been below the normal, which with favorable weak over at least a planted J. Q.,, :McAliley.

excessive moisture tended to retard Switzerland.-Excessive rains have .
large section of the following counties
-crop:'growth* : Hillsborough Marion, Polk, delayed farm work, also damaged FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH

,WESTERN DISTRICT. Volusia, Brevard, Orange, Sumter; strawberries; conditions favorable for THE -..

;' Advices from this district, as a conditions decidedly unfavorable in setting tobacco plants; good many Florida Central and P Peninsular)

Columbia! and countiestoomuch out; orange ,trees looking,, well.-'V.
whole, are that the week has been unfavorable. Levy I C. Steele., NEW THROUGH ROUTES
The heavy rains of previous rain, cloudliness and low tem

',' week delayed work. On the peratures. Sampson. Crops looking bad, New Florida Pennsylvania New York to Jacksonville It. R. to hand by-

4th and ith precipitation was quite -Southern District: owing to,heavy ,rains; corn,and cotton }ington, Southern Railway to
f Columbia, Florida Central &
in low I lands
general complicating ah already unsatisfactory This district, is devoted largely! to badly damaged; weathertoo Air Line. Peninsular to. all principal
cool.-H. C. points In Florida.
situation. fields Ryals. '
I Many of fruits
\ growth although corn, pota Cincinnati to Harriman
will have to be replanted' for both corn toes and rice are produced in no smallquantities. ,Huntington.-Corn is making slow tion by Queen & Crescent
and cotton. In some instances on growth; melons and garden truck .doing Harriman Junction to Ashe-
:, Advices indicate a satisfactory Asheville St vile and Columbia by Southern -
highlands, cotton, is being chopped. outlook, for staple products. well.-B. N. Bradt. Railway and Florida
t the cold weather Scotland.Week,generally favorable ;. JacksonvilleCincinnati Central 4 Pensnsular Colum
suffered from
It has Pineapples are fruiting well,and rapid.ly bia to Jacksonville.
during the closing days of previous though the top cool weather and to crop growth; oats doing well; Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
....week have died corn where stand of corn good; cotton chopping Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga
-some ,
; little sunshine,operate to a ,disadvan- and Southern R'y to Ever-
,the fields have been excessively wet is tage. As a rule, there has been suf begun: ;; gooddeal of tobacco set.-C. Florida}ctte,Florida Central& Peninsular -
turning yellow, the material result of ficient"moisture. Wpm weather and W. Laing points.to all important Florida

too much moisture, low temperatures sunshine are now ,the, essentials. Sanderson.-Heavy rains"and cool Kansas Citjr. 'Kansas City Fort Scott &
little sunshine. rains high winds; crops so far doing well. and Memphis R.II.to Kansas Cit
and Frequent Along the east; coast, vegetables have Jackgo'vllleThro' }to Birmingham, Southern n I
-R. Thomas. ..
and continued cloudiness have 'been been,reduced' by the,dry weasher in Line to Peninsular Everette to, Fla.all'Fla.Central .
favorable: ,development of "blight"on :March; corn and potatoes doing well; Central District- : Louis to Jacksonville By

fruit trees, and many orchards vegetables going ,to market, particularly Williston.-Heavy rains followed 18t. Short Line to Du Quoin.
Holly Sp'csRoute. Central to Holly'Sp'gs,
show the ill effects of its presence. beans and cucumbers. The requisites by cool winds retarded growth; corn City, Memphis &.Birmingham

Fruit ,has been dropping, and this for 'an improved outlook, for has turned yellow; oats looking well J R'y to Everette to Birmingham and F. C.,Sou&P,

condition is not confined to pears. In all products over the Western and and.heading.-J. B. Epperson. Blo x City: &Chicago to Jack
sections of Leon county, the week was Northern districts less rainfall Holly Sp'gs sonville. 111. Cent. to Holly
are ; ,.Lake City.-Too much rain, and .Route. }Sp'gs. K.,C. M. & B. to firmlugliam
fairly satisfactory for cotton planting. higher temperature and cloudless cool nights for vegetation on lowlands Sou R'y to Ever-
carried forward when ; ette and the F.' C. & P.
which,;:'was the
; skies. Excepting the need of more farmers much discouraged Louis'ille &Nash111e
very ; to Rive
'soil is improper condition, large acre- moisture over a limited section of the not much better on uplands.-Knight. New Orleans Junction. F. C. &, P. only
; ,of com was worked., Vegetablesshow To 1 route with through sleepers
Central district
;age. ,sunshine and warmth Longwood.-No rain this week ; Jack so'villcr between New Orleans and
effects of the too cool conditions will all Jacksonville. .
stimulate over
crop growth crops looking well;; winds rather high '
!' more strikingly, than excessive rain the Central and Southern districts. : The F. C.* & P. has 700 miles of, ,track In
and cool-Jno. N.Searcy. Florida running through the. '
'- fall. Oats look very well with cane Tobacco Region,
coming on slowly. Several days of CORRESPONDENTS' REMARKS. Eustis.-Rains would be acceptable Stock farming and Dairy faction,
: for Peach and Strawberry Land,
\\s -dry.weather-with normal heat of night Western District: vegetation but trees doing well ; Orange,Banana and Pineapple Country.
hasten Perry-Crops: in good condition; week coot ,and pleasant.-H. W. Phosphate Belt.' -
and day-will morejsatisfactory ; has the Silver Spring and
..crop conditions. farmers through planting; and now 0. Margery. Other Fine Scenery
-' Northern, District:, working crops the first time. Thos. Barberville., -Weather dry; corn The*Great Seachcf Hunting he Noted COUf lining f'1l. Grounds.

W. Lundy. growing quit. well; white potatoes Has the best lands for tillage,greatest v. rietyx "
-. 'There is a great similarity between: being shipped.-Hill. >f soils to the State,and above all
this, district and previous one. The' Weturapka::Heavy rain Friday; Runs over the Central! Rldgeland
dominating unfavorable factor was low cooler; through planting:; too wet for Southern District: Where It Is High.and, Healthy.
Estero. Late rains after the I Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers
to Blount. -
temperature which retarded germination anything grow.-F. long, the best freight facilities for any produce to

-, .with resulting decayed seed, the Lake Hall:-Week wet and cool; dry: spell, has made! improvement, in the Northern markets. .
also for the best
Send map Florida (sent
latter superinduced by soggy condition planting delayed; too wet for tobacco; crops.0.., R. Lamoreaux. free) and note tho towns on its route.A.O.MA.oDONELLG.P.A. z

of,the soil On high lands, there beds washed; too cool 'for corn and Zalfo.-Crops good; plenty of rain; Jacksonville,rta.s .

,was some activity in setting tobacco cotton; blight has destroyed pears.- shipping- ns and cucumbers.J. .

plants. High winds damaged vege. W. B. Radford. F. Wadswprth. .
The Fla Cent. &';P Peninsular R. B.
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tables, ,but orange trees: show favora- Bayhead:;Land getting dry enoughto Notice: Correspondents please "

,ble growth. On lowlands, corn has work; corn being planted; cotton mail cards so as to reach,tlis office Offers to Shippers>

turned yellow, and some cotton has nearly all planted; warm, favorable NOT LATER THAN SUNDAY Of each The Shortest and! ,Quintet t, R!h

.:died.from the, effects of light frosts week; fine prospect for pear.-Post. week. Each card is'a factor in the BETWEEN .- "

during the last days of previous; -week. master. preparation of the Bulletin, and even FLORIDA, AND ALL POINTS If-

i Over a few,of the counties in this disJrict DeFuniak Springs:-:More sunshinebut if you ,have but little to say, let the THE EAST AND WEST.

., ; fairly favorable ,advices are at.band. too cool for card come. We. wish to hear from With Improved Ventilated Cars,this company
Some correspondents in Nassau crops; nothing doing Should fail to receive the Is better equipped than ever ever to
well.-J. T. Stubbs. you. you handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops,and
report, the week as reasonably ,fa- Bulletin please inform this office. insure close connections and prompt dMsatch;
Woodville.-Week been too cold to all Eastern and Western Markets.
vorable, and that planting and work ; Note: Postmasters please post for to
cars deetinatforwith
wereprosecuted' successfully. The crops in good condition considering the,benefit ,of the;public. out change or delay. '

,,' cool e.weather, ,retarded corn, vegetables heavy rains.-H. G. Lewis. *-*' A. J. MITCHELL, Perishable freight followed 'bywire! and .
r. shippers advised time pastis' various.June-,
Marianna. Unfavorable week
melons. Cotton
and being chopped ; Section Director. Uon and arrival at deltlnatlou.
; ':. in some sections; oats look welltobaccobeing ], weather cold and ground wet; corn -.w_ 11 All claims for overcharges- .and. I,loss..' prompt.

: ,_ set. Much replanting yellow and cotton dying.-W. J.Wat -
Orange groves are doing splendidat See that your goods. are marked,
.. : ..necessary over lowlands. son.' Keuka. There will be several hundred Via ,F. c. & P.I.1t. -

-i '. Central"Distort .. Tallahassee.-Fairly good week for boxes of oranges to ,ship this sea For information: call on or ftddrees, ,the usdersigned -

', :, :': While the western, northern and planting cotton and ploughing coin, son., Many" oranges, are. nearly one 0. E. TAYLOR,Trav A'gt.Oea&Tlft .
.> W. B. TUCKER, Gen.A'z'i Orlando R*. '
but rains somewhat.
.,: .sections;.of other districts have been heavy interfered inch in diameter already. Pears, G*Jl. HOLDEN Tra.,ATgtiLetburr, F i
; -J. Winthrop.. W.R.FULLER,Trav.A'rt..,T-am ..0 -
-_" receiving too 'much rain, there are also, are extra fine, the trees have Or. N.3. PBNNINOT'05.1J'rdo

::_:- counties of thisdistrict where: copious "Waukeenah.-Cool weather makes .just enough on them this year. Jack.
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.... .. pastures. Sets,i 1.50 per'IOOO. by express; 35
-{ '" ',,-:J. < t .- -- : cents per hundred postage"'M'. M.F.POWERS
< J1ATIS.-Twentwordl. and address,
,;'-",'.:':;:-;'\ -:,,.;..Mer.U1etr'l'meStock. .: : of ':OITSUS' TREES. at Reduced Prices. one week,'35 cents; -weeks name so. cents Nothing Lawtey.Fla .. .

; ... if, i.'f. taken for less.than 25 cents. PHOENIX 1TURSERIES.-A CHOICE SE
: Citrus Trees at bottom prices, No
'i"', Advertisements for this column MUST be
's. r pre. back numbers Fourteen years in the business
:;" ".: Parson'Brown. Ruby;'Amo"Jaffa'Bloods, St. Michael} Jaffa, Wash.NaJe1s, paid. Send for price list before buying. .
l'! '3 :_!,. ::;(., .: ;Tardiny'Dancy,,Kglrn Tangerines, Villa Franca mons. Send'no stamps larger than two cents. PHCBNDL NURSERIES
oj-, Initials and figures count: as one word.. 12-26-12 'BraidentowD,Fla.
Marsh Seedless Thornless Silver Cluster Pomelos.
> Triumph
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> 1: ,:.. : ,At $25 per 100, f..o, b.' ; "10. per cent. off on 500() lots. BEEKEEPERS I FOB EXCHANGE.-BUDDED and budwood in exchange CITRUS for pureblooded

,ii'i':, """ ,- All trees are budded low on rough lemon stocks about 1} inch diameter. .Buds fowls. F.Plymouth.D.WAITE Rocks, Belleview and Brown,Fie Leghorn a-13-tf
SEND for before Hires.Ve
)0 .,;!..;...:'..:."I :' 4\to 6 feet high,first class in every respect and guaranteed true to name. can save our you Catalogue money and time.ordering. Our work Is

: ;} :,.. Address,. RICHARD KLEMM,.Winter Haven, Ha. first-class. Mention this paper. mnOBOUGH-BBED JL MAMMOTH LIGHT
Tfcr YANKEU'NOVW: TY WOKS, Brahma Cockerels and Pullets, Ji.oo to a oo.
4:24 6 Ocala, Pia.PEGGARWEED ..' Plymouth Rock Pullets,$ixo each. From prize

j; r"--THE SEED FOR SALE 18 CENTS- winners.6 mos' Mas.Lady GOM Lake SR1t., 1I.

LAKELAND NURSERIES. per pound,po-tags prepaidby Express 10
/ 1J cents. C.S. BUTTS,Sorrento,F'1a:. FOR SALE Two Leon county: farms 480 acres r
,, 4245. 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and
.:..f'.>' ... tobacco: growing. W.B. Clarksoa,Jacksonville,
.' : .", ,',..' WE MAKE. SPECIALTY;'OP. SEEDLESS CITRUS FRUIT TREES. EOR SALE..:T. ALLEN-Smooth, Pine Cayenne Castle Pineapple, Florida plantsJ 4173. Fla. 8-24-tf

ti !:,:. .>,: MARSH, MELO (Seedless),_JOPPA LATE ORANGE''(Seedless), TAHITI. LIME (Seedless), .TBEES.-CARNEY.
':, tSATSUMA ORANGE(Seedless),'EUREKA LEflON (Seedless); Your Opportunity. Grape Fruit budded low on
'' l "MammotlTBronze Turkey:Eggs for hatching sour stock,at very reasonable prices. -:
..- : C. M. 7H5K6SH PROPRieTOR., only 50 cents a setting of nine. 6 mos C. GOMPERTS,Lady Lake,Ela.
CASSAVA Seed Gang, 50 cents 100 feet. "
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4'-. 4-17-3. Pomona Fia. Incubator and Brooder. Address "D,"
y ;'. .: Send for Descriptive Catalogue. LAKELAND, tf .Care of Farmer and Fruit Grower.

,' I" BUSHELS Beggar Weed $r,5o a bushel. LATE AND PARSON BROWN
;: About Fence Posts. Cassava. Cane 25 cents a hundred, $2.00 a thou. HART'S and Buds. Write for prices eto.
.. "FUMA'CARBON sand. 8ERJEAN P, Fruitland Park. .
"- i 23 tf W.H. MANN, Mannville.Fia.WBITE .
Editor farmer and Fruit Grower.. .
rK BI-SULPHIDE."The IRRIGATED GROVE,'100 acres 10 set inOrange
: About four years ago I saw a very I trees. 50 in othei fruit trees, etc. Td) W. G. TILGIIMAN, PA

plausible article in some, ,of the, agricultural best remedy in every respect for killing For sale at a sacrifice. Address "F," The Fla.,and learn how to cause your
grain insects is Bi-sulphide of Carbon. It is I Palms Lane.Park,Lake County Fia. stock to come either sex you wish. 3-13-16
., : : papers on preserving fence cheap, effectual and easy to apply.-Ala. Ex. i 4-tO-3D1. I
.' them in slacking lime. Sta. Bulletin 61. SALE-Sumatra and Cuban tobacco
? posts by, Send for free illustrated pamphlet. It is in \I7ANTED-About thirty three-months old _
} .. ; It said that the process brought about teresting.readable and will save you money. Pullets Mtnorcas or Leghorns preferred.State BEAR HEAD FARM
,' chemical combinations in the wood *EDWARD R.TAYLOR,Cleveland,Ohio. price. Box. 524,Jacksonville Fia. 3-27-6 Pine Castle, Orange Co., Fla.SMOOTIICayenneAbbaka .
r : Less than loo-lb. lots supplied by S. G.. Sear-

_' that would.cause'it to resist decay for Ing,Jacksonville.. ,Fla. -: VELVET 'BEANS and Golden Queen

-. : a life lime. It further stated that this fruiting plants for
action wasmore'compete} in THRESH SOUR ORANGE SEED, 85 PER Shelled at f 1.00 per Peck. sale in large or small quantities. Quality unsur-
'. .fi> chemical *bushel; Bitter Cassava Seed Canes, $3 per too Dickson &Ives, passed. .
.' ; soft sap, than in heart wood. Any feet. Collection of fifteen kinds desirable Jamaica 4-3-5 Orlando Fia. ORLANDO GRAPE AND FRUIT Co.
Vegetable Seeds and Tubers,liberal quantitiesand Modelo Park Pinery,C. S. Van Houten, Treas.
ti X sawed stick of sap, if dry when treated, extras,$5. Cash with order by. registeredmail GUANO FOR TOBACCO. OUAKAV- 4-3-6
: could be made into lasting or or draft on New York; f.o.b. Plant Line pure natural article. Write is for
a post
.Z March 11 and 27. BURNET& REID full information and prices. See article on.n- FRUIT BRANDIES AND WINES FOB:
:'.: words to that effect 3-6-4 Ewarton,Jamaica. other page. froms to Si per gallon. Send for price-
WILSON & TOO>>nR. Fertilizer Company, list and samples to J. LAMONTAGNE..
tried, the plan on fifty 2x6, sawed Jacksonville, Fla. ., Wlnter Park, Fla.

", pine.posts by putting them in a vat rises before daylight ,and does twohours' WANTED._. SECOND-HANP: SAW-
the best rock ,boiler and engine-suitable TREES AND BUDWOOD.
with three barrels .of SATSUMA
work before he eats requires a "ad" in another column.
for to-horse power. Box 81, Winter Haven, Fia.T1OR .
y -' lime and then slacking'.the 'lime, the good substantial meal. GLEN ST. MARY NURSERY COMPANY
'- SALE-Small Yorkshire pigs, (thoroughbred Glen St. Mary,Fia.
end that ..
fy posts being set upon so they It is said that when ink is spilled JD )) eight to ten weeks old-best
.-! could be'.worked back and forth dur- breed for Florida. Prices reasonable.RADCLYFFECADMAN.
upon a carpet or anything made olwpolerf f BROS. EGGS .
'. ing the and each one receive and Plymouth Rocks bred for utility.
process 3-27-6 Narcoossee Fla.I I
the spot should immediatelybe 91.00 per 13. MRS. GOMPERTS.
.-- full :benefit of the lime. This was covered with common salt When BUDWOOD FOR SPRING BUDDING. Lady Lake FlI.} ,
and many varieties for sale at $4 1,060.
about.three now per
,years ago
> this has absorbed all the.ink it will, Centennial l. Homosassa Nonpariel and Majorca CALLA LILY BULBS-California grown, -
of\the posts are rotted off at the ground carefully take it off with an old knife are $5 per I 000. Satsuma Tangarine Parson large, 20 cents, free by mail. Plants
t I that their condition Is Brown, ural Blood-Amory Blood, Ruby Blood in 8-inch pots for Easter blooming, 50 cents.AUMLEY'S .
notice present
and salt. and Pomelos are $8 King, .Boone's
or spoon apply more Keep per 1,000. ROSE GARDEN, Keuka Fia..
Justin accord with the amount and Early Pineapple. and Marsh's Seedless are$r.5o .-.
this until the ink is all taken
doing per 100. All buds warranted free from all bisect
"fatness", of the heart :wood they con- > pests and from bearing. trees. NURSERY TREES at Reduced Price*.-
tain. To the reader I would : up. W K TRIMBLEa2otf to dose out our surplus stock of
\ trees we will reduce all
\ fine salt flat Braideptown Fia.4O greatly prices on leading
Sprinkle a surface -
this upon varieties. Send in
: Don't waste ,time and money on your orders early.
: and rub your hot flatirons over it WEST BAY STREET.DrWFCONKMLY W. K. TRIMBLE
experiment even though you remember -ao-tf
Braidentown, Fit.
whenever the! irons become and
that the shingles below the big rough } Dentist.Graduate
stick to the fabric. STOCK AND. BUD WOOD.
of the old England
,:i chimney a few thousand Orange Lemon
;: ;home, outlasted the rest. It don't Make the contents of the school (. Dental Department University and Grape Fruit trees for sale. Price from 15 to
25 cents each. J. W.,&:F. D.WAITE,
lunch boxes and attractive of Maryland ) Magna
work in Florida soil and _climate. as dainty lia Nurseries,Belleview, Fin -13-tf
-- Don't rate red cedar above' its, merits possible.. Roll each article separately :. Bridging work done and under Crowning the most a Specialty modern and methods all other

.' either. One good heart of liveoak ors in Boiled paper, and strive to im Residence 304 West Ashley Street. NEW seed JERSEY or feed. SWEET Nansemond POTATOES and Jersey

really "fat" pine.post, will outlast several have something a little different each Cream,straight goods, $i per bushel,f.o.b.
t that .little ,
day. Remember a surprisewill e
of the best of cedar. 3- Orlando,P la.
W. S. HART. often tempt the wandering appe- All the leading varieties at Lowest Prices, Car-
Parson Brown, Sanford Medt. Sweet Paper
.' Hawks Park,- Fla.x tite. Rind,'St.Michael,Pierces'Ruby, ]aft Pineapple SPANISH Beggarweed seed,' $%." per7SG
Majorca, Cunningham
peck. .
Late ; per
Fernambuco Improved1.Triumph, .
Hints to Housekeepers. .Orange grove property in South Walters,'Everett and Marsh's GrapeFruit 3-6-6 BENJ. N. BRADT.HuntlngtonFla.. .
Satsuma Tangerine King AU fine
Florida is more valuable .now than one year old buds, on four and five year ok
to utilize cold boiled cabbage, mix ever before. Rough Lemon, Grape Fruit and Sour stock, Will FRUIT TREES, 'C VINES,
bud dormant on contract: to any varieties parties
..it with rated cheese, put it in a but Contracts have been signed for more may desire. FineKumquat Budwood for sale. PLAXTS aa4 NUT.TREES.

tered dish, moisten with milk,' cover than one hundred acres of fine'tobacco Villa Correspondence Lake Nurseries solicited., FrulUand Address Park>C. W.Lake.Fox dens For and Southern Groves.Orchards No agents., Gar

J thickly with breadcrumbs_ and bake. to be grown in the Lake City sec Co.Fl_. t Write for price list.

p 'It is not the labor, ,but the monoto ,tion during the coming season 9-26-25 JENNINGS Tbomajville NURSERY Ga.CO., .*}

R .ny' of domestic employments that "I believe that the future of the amount used on the good land in Flora : .

,wears upon:the woman who gives all Florida cigar leaf is assured,there can ida there can be 'no reason why the THIS SCYTHE,WRENCH .

..* : her'time to:them. "A ,man may work be no doubt that it is a success. There leaf should not be equally as good."- (Patent appHed (or) IS NEVER LOST.

:.'. '.. harder but occupations are, often : can" be no reason why as good tobacco M. Oppenheimer in Tampa Tunes.The1Fort .

:: : so varied that one care drives away cannot be raised here as in Cuba, provided : Meade Tobacco Company

,another. the same. attention is shown the- has sold its crop of tobacco to manu ----

..: : 'The' question of) when and how plant and the leaf after it.is cut. If facturersati.: o per pound, flat The I WANT AN AGENT fa every

:, .. 'much,to eat 1$ altogether amatfer:of some of our farmers were to go to company has.860 bales of this tobacco.As coBHty,to sell this WRENCH

..... J : ,.t rcumst nces. It,' is no doubt best Cuba, they could not. ,raise the high each bale weighs 115 pounds, the t Farmers.riwwitistoitlHt.It fits all Saaplewreadt Scythe To

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Tallahassee.z ......... ........,.,..,.,.,...... ......................... ... ...Thursday, April i ,,
;Kajuas Clt'....'./..........! -'.f............:.... .......;. ............ .... ...Saturday,'April! 3 M.JO
,City of Birmingham....... ...................... .... .......... .......... .....Tuesday, April 6 .
,La Grande Dneheaae....................,. ...................; ................Thursday: April 8Tallahassee.
.. .................. ......................... ...... ..................Saturday April xoKaasas
City.... ..: .:.....:..:....:.......................... ... .'........ ...Tuesday, April 13
City:of Birmingham.,,.,. ........... ..t..t.:........:.......:................Thursday, April 15 to 4
:La Grande Duchesse. .............. ..? ..................... .................!'. Saturday, April 17 (; ; off
i.Tallahassee ..'..........,.................!...............,. .........<..-.:......Tuesday April 20
.... .. ,......:............:... ....:.............. ,' ,.... .. .{....Thursday,April.22
"SaatatCity .....,,.... .......,....................,!.<...........':......;.Saturday, April! 24 W ,.,
4 Laurande Dachesse............ ...:... ........, ..........,...........,........Tuesday, April 27
.Ta.l.. hu.ee............:, ... .... ..:.. a................................, ......Thursday, April 29
p:M. SqRRICU-.Yanager. New Pier No.35, North River. .

"4. 'IIO'STON.'TO___ Lewia'a. Wharf. SAVANNAH..'';,3 P. M.Nacdoichee. :. SAFETY! GOVMFOIIT! QUICK TIME! LOW% RATES!! V

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Naeooehee .......!.........,.............,:............-.......,,................Thursday, ApnllS Cuisine and Service. No Transfers Between Jacksonrlllc and Net York.
;- .....:..... ....,.... ........Thursday April 22Naeooehee. .* .
.'*..........:.....;............:..................:...... ....: .......Thursday, April 29 The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers: .
'" : RICHARDSON.& BARNARD,Agents Lewis's Wharf.

PHILADELPHIA, TO 'SAVANNAH. .(Direct.) "Comanche" (new), "Algonquin," Iroq1ioi;" Cherokee," "Semipob1* .

J:: Pier 18, foot Spruce Street-3 P. M. .IotI'
Gate City .... ............,..:....oo........:........................ ...........Monday Aprils .
City ofGate n..i..........,....:....;; ............;.. .......Saturday April 10 NORTHBOUND.V
City..;..,". ":..... ................................V". ............!" ... .....Thursday-April
.;City of Macon..o.! .........-.................... ......> ..,. ...* ... ...i.*.....Tuesday, April 20 Gate Cit_'....................... .............. ..................j.... .. .........Sunday April 25 according toHhejilde. ,
City.of.Macon .. ....;.... ...... .. .............':......................U".............Friday, Aril 30 From .ACKSOIYIlLE, FLJL, (calllngat.Charleston),.._.... ......Sundays,Tuesdays and Thursday.
M. C. HAMMOND Agent,Pier 18, foot Spruce Street.' :
SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK EromCHARiESTOJI/S.C.. ......:..::..................-' .....'... Mondayi,Wednesdays and Fridays.'
,- For hours of sailing see "Clyde Une Schedule_of Jacksonville and Charleston dally papers'; r 1 t
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City of Birm.g i.m.....:Friday April a, 7 oo a.m. Kansas City........-.Sunday, April iS, 8 oo a.mr SOUTH BOUND. .VV
La Gr'de Duchesse.....Sunday, April, 7 03 a m City of Burm'gh'm..Tuesday April aot loooa.m \ .
,Tallahassee..Tuesday, April 6, ; oo p.m La Grande Duchesse..Friday,April 23,.t oo p m.Ransaa Steamers
City..-:wl..Friday, April, nooa.tn. Tallahassee...!......,..Sunday, April 25, 10 a.m. are appointed to sail, from Pier 29 East River.New. York.at 3 p.m., as follows. : .

City, of Binn'h'm.:.....Sunday April tr,,'I oo a.m.. Kansas ofBirm City'...:...,..Tuesday. April 27. 400 p.m For CHARLESTON' S. C., ...-.....................................Mondays!Wednesdays and Friday
La GrMe Duchesse. Tuesday,April 13 3:3c: p m. City gh m. Fnday, April 30, 700 a.m.

,Tallahassee.' Friday April 16, 70oa.m.SAVANNAH. For JACKSONVILLE J*" ,FLA.. ,- (calling at Charleston. ) .................,Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays


"- o ', VV. Central ((00*'Meridian) Time-as. below.Chattahoochee..Thursday BOSTON; AND JACKSONVILLE-Direct Line [Freijlt Only.! ] '
) April 600 j Naeooehee ..:....Thursday; April 22,7 0)p.m..Nacoochee..Thursday. '
: April 8.7 oo p.m.t Chattahoochee! ....Thursday April 29,5 co p.m. Calling at Char1estoD 's. C.,both ways.
tr' :Chattahoochee_ ,.".Thursday, April t5, S oo p | ,. '

Central (90 Meridian) Time-as below. Art appointed to sail as follows: *

qty of Macon.: .......Monday, April 3,7 oo p.m. I Gate City,., ....";Tuesday April 20, 700 p.m. .rom foot of Hogan Street <
..,:' GateCitr.-.5atut'dly.-Ap.ri110.l2noon I I City of Macon...., ..Sunday; 25.100 a.m THURSDAYS.Jacksonville. From Lewis'Wharf, Bor.oit.
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.CttyoUllaeOD .Thursday. April 15,530p.m.. | Gate Cijy..Friday 600 p.m. "
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'- The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer '-. :

: Grain[ Garden Seeds' and Fertilizers i ss "CI'rY. 01:1'_ :CAPT.jACKt90HVIi,7.ia"W. A. SHAW ... .' .

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J Returning Leave Sanford 9,co a.m., and Enterprise 9.30 a.m ..Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
q 1:.Wrlaaib Only the Best aad Most Reliable Seeds. A. Oomple Stock ofHay .

Y > y. :Corn 'Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal SOUTHBOUND.Read Down. SCHEDULE.. NORTHBOUND.Read Up. ,., -

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._" 8.45 P m. .........--......... ....Palatka.................. ........ Leave 8.oop.m.
;/ : :Cotton. :Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark. 14Arrive 3.00 a. m. ._....-.o. .Astor........,..........!:......... 3.00 p. m.
It 4.30 a. m. _.. ._.............o- St. Francis...........:............. ". 1.30 m,
.................... .......................... Beresford ............ .... ISM p.noon
; WtsAGKNWFOR_ 8.00.. m. ...u............... .... .SanfordEnterprise.......a..r..i--.f._ .
PURE 9-co m.
GROUND BONE .. 9.25 a. m .............;........?: .................,.. ,..... J; 9-3O&.1D.'

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)li: Ys e1ab1i. F. H. IRONMONGER, Jr., FlOrid Passenger Agent 204 west Bay 6t,JI toD..1'I&..
KAINIT,' Etc,-A JOHN L.'HOWARD..Florida Freight Agent,foot Ilogxn Street,Jacksonville Fla.. :,.
< I'IWIID .- .. -, J.'A. LESLIE, Superintendent,foot Began Street,Jacksonville Fla. '.
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.' -/i./. <-, ,.." Effects. "of'Manure. On- Soli. mentation t tennot'gobtf/; whilevw6' Danger in Plowing Under Cow Peas. to ten inches had been made, thoseon
do not as .vet know all about the actlonoCbacteria' the died almost the
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,? .' ,Barnyard manure-or stable' manurepoflMoewtertain There is an element of danger at.
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'; valuable aris last graft t roots were, apparently
': qualities; that'nnder'.,J many circumstances manure tending the turning under of heavy ; ,
ing from the J large::quantities of vegetable may supply gust the' microbes needed to green crops,' .as I know from a costly attacked by some kind of fungus.

matter:which beneficial it contains.in ThIIVegetable ? set up 'fermentations. .in the soil that experience} Two years ago, I lost Those on the clover'were exempt'and
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,supplies a stock of YegetabltfTnoldf or serve a useful purpose. Only in this way 45,000. plum grafts by planting' themon grew finely. So, with this.,experience
: homos;that often lacking!n'ligbt soils; can be accounted certain'beneficial'for.When actions manure land where a heavy growth'of.cow yet fresh in my mind-and rx>cket-:-I

This humus-absorbs moisture and heat, ', used'with peas' had been turned under'without may be pardoned for caution as to ,the
and retains the nitrates set free"in the other qnick-acting lime These' vinesr-peas and all- use of cow peas as green manure.; .
soil'.This valuable l adjunct to the'proiperstate fertilizers; manure';keeps' land in good ; .
'of fertility,is,'too often.overlooked heart, moISt mellow and4friable'and' 'in were turned under: just. before frosts in > R.N.Y., ,:
.by:the0 advoeateroof.exclusive.chemical condition admirablyraited the best the: fall; the land was rolled after "
fertUiaers.' development plant roots. In addition plowing'then broadcastedwith: Jib; We learn.thaf Mr, Maashasfola
y ; to' these peculiarities the plant foodwhich'manure ( partnership with a. gentleman from
',The;'meclianlcal-effect :of manureisalso'of = ering covering'of:' stable manure. A v

'great, consequence' it lightens especially coiitalnaisof as this may gredt'consequence come! nat clover. od, was treated the same way Tampa,.and that they will proceed at

-5'v&i heavy fioila'bv' ; 'Mt'of 'time The: once to erect a plant for the purpose
V CUltiion-Whne"it the the season,- when the more at the same : sprjngtoliow-
1- poromr ana easy*of- available 1 "plant' ''of the chemicals ing, both' pieces' were, again plowed of cultivating, roses, on'-a lame| ,1ciI .
'. smpplifis! moisture and "body": to lands have'Wn'oon m1ed. The 'lasting The'wonder is that this industry=bad ,;
'. that are naturally of too light a nattire may the pea vines:seemed to be:thoroughly :
quality of manure, which makes it und been .developed.here: ::
= rotted and I hadhopes; 'of.Satisac.tory': not years ago.
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". .- S the results ofvwnich*.is the,conversion I r with other. 'quick-noting' fertiliseIt both planted:Vithplumgrafts;;: but as plant several l times, but failed ,to -

:J. altfogen f rom'a:raw state to nitrat8s-that_ l .- .,-P. '. I regarded! the pea-vine piece as the carry' it "pat: :That Mr, Mats, will :
are suitable for plant:'co&aimption: On : .of,this bassees j
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and better'land- most :
but it is nevertheless
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'.,' .,<.. ..e a*it also, in;a meaaure-1tIe sold'iii: aU"the big*Western, [The' grafts! all)stewedj romptly-r- he News.
<' > '.' 'a tt.reteas this Bifeegea and thus markets: the-past two-weeks- were raised season Vwaagmtefavorable,.pk&ty of Winter-Haven is BOW,shipguu '

.. ..,i :pre vests iMe. Manure! i Is full various by.the Mexicans and were shipped .here of from i.one o'i d crates of t
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