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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: May 8, 1897
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
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System ID: UF00055765:00127
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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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For the first time in two years we have more SATSUMA BUD-

.: fij" Everything: ; for the So.uth.jTlum .. WOOD ,than we need for,our.own. use. Price of buds''$1.00 per 106 .

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Ob; THE 'FLORIDA' FARMER; AND FRUIT GROWER has on. its working staff some of the most distinguished agronomic.authorities';of f: :"I ;
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'THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER stands 'as the champion of conservative American soilcultureopposed; to the,<
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M credit. and crop-lien: systems; opposed to the single-crop idea for the average farmer. It advocates the production. of home:supplies! 'the""greatest! extent

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,, .'. THE.. :FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER is emphatically the business farmer's paper. No, other agricultural paper in the. ;--:

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: Advice Wanted. A summer garden must be on thor- caused by lack of following up the work small almost valueless, gift purchased '
oughly drained soil. Pole beans, such as and planting a succ ession. Most of those with tax-payers' money. There te sot a
< ...UJ3 HASTINGS. old Homestead and Lazy Wife's can be who grow for a family gardenr. conside. farmer who does not pay very dearly for
The w writer ro-eives: during the course grown in the open ground throughoutthe that when seeds are planted in a garden this small gift in the taxes that he pays.
of, 'a year hiiudu-da! of letters from correspondents ; summer. Also all of the bush lima plot, that the season's operations in that Would it not be better for our Con
: .. advice on all sorts varieties. Of these we would especially line are ended. It should be only the.be- instead to devise means to save money
l t'of;' Subjects ie1ating.to the growing of recommend the Henderson Bush Lima ginning.We of wasting it in attempting to buy '.,.
:crops in the South: 'Host of them report and Jackson Wonder. The Henderson received our.allowance of free government the farmer vote in this manner, aad
failures and simply say that "I failed in Lima would be best! adapted for market seeds a short time since, and spend their time in lifting the burdens
growing a crop of, beans this year, what use as the shelled beans are white. Iris they now repose in our 'capacious wastebasket from the fanner rather than adding to it.
".., could have ,been the matter? I never useless to attempt to 'grow cabbage and The law under which these As now carried on, the seed distriba-<'
fi.-foiled before." Another says, 4lWhat cauliflower'during the extreme heat of seeds are distributed was made for the tion is a farce and a humbug.-Southern
_1- n._ had I better plant, this year fo ;.a vegetable July and August. A partial crop couldbe purpose of having new and rare varieties Ruralist. .
_ .."crop?" Still another says, "what raised in partial shade but the losses introduced to the people by the Agricul--
,r..: .fertilizer had I, better,use for, my onion from insects would eat up all profits. If tural Department. To show to what extent -. The farmers are every lear becoming
.,. ., ) crop?" These statements are about all there is considerable colored populationin i, the execution of this law has been more and more of a reading close, sad
I the information,the writer gives us to gor the local market, an acre of collards perverted we wish to analyze our quotaof the more they read the more productive:
: a on. and yet we are expected to tell each would be a paying investment. seeds. is the farm. The more knowledge, the -
correspondent: just what to do in order to Eggplant will stand the dun and continue We have first, a half pint of Black less muscle will be required.*

., 6'achieve success. in bearing through most the sum- Eye Marrow fat peas, a variety almost as Cow peas and beggarweed are the fraere -
*'Many of' ,these correspondents read then mer. old an the hills. On'opening this packetwe deposit in the soil that will reefosd .

: "- .- ,JfcuraUst, and these we especially wish-to : In partial'shade, 'bush beans, cucumbers find that not more than one-third' of to his drafts in cereal and root crops,
_ ;. .... :reach together, with future' inquirers.We squash,:musk-melons and tomatoescan the peas are fully developed, and from all as well as cotton and fruit.Corn '
:, .. ,.' have no objections to' imparting' allthfi be grown during July and Au appearances we judge them to be old suffers most from drouth at ear' "
information we,can to correspondents wringthese stock show the weevil hatching '
well as during the falL months. as they time. cultivation will rM ,hs
,BQ far as time will allow, but to do it in a months it impossible in many of the peas. Next we have a 1 ing Proper '
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to_ turnips beets, peas, cabbage, -
prow, will If rake
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lave definite information to base our adv4oeon onion of Princess Muskmelon, a variety introduced pay you
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by Northern seedsmen. some six one bale to the acre without too sxea--
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cabbage gan A half bale to the aeve
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.,t -, ". oiop of: beans .failed, we must know cooler in the fall four years ago!, for the reason that it is In three the production of tar.
of the conditions under which in the South.A years .
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toping' A good partial shade to cover a gardencan i utterly' unfit< planting ; in the South has increased oca-half. Tfafe
--:=:- his qrop.was,grown. We must know the valuable package of Early Sugar
.0 i be made by: light slat covering, is one way out from under the 0Fop KGB.
.:; .MMfal character of his land, whether it some or eight feet above the ground Pumpkin is also at'hand, an old variety
x:":.';,. land;/slay, muck hammock, ; what and then seven rover these slats with the tops that has been discarded by threefourthsof Black, sticky soil is not the kIM for
\,.;- ; *riety he.planted; what'sort of season it of the small- scrub'oaks so plentiful in the seedsmen of the country as infer. growing peanuts,if intended for -...
'r the appearance of the plants, if not Florida If however these are not avail ior to varieties introduced in the last ten For feed it does not make so apefe differ .-
Bonsai;;:what.insect pests had to be con able the leaves of the saw palmetto years. Improved Long Blood Beet is another ence.
': ieoded'with";,:and :whether his soilwaet I make, a good shade. The shade'should .old acquaintance many years Green bones are eeae&taal to .be_we. .'
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_.: het. Jbings ,it is impossible; for us tom make the plants of top spindling a Radish, which completes: our supply. : gen and are a parted eubetitate Jbrihae.
5. x J-- to,.,causes of failure, and we growth These two have been good varieties in in shell making. They also J SOT:is'wift,
1 ,WeiW,suggest ,that in writing, each in. These,statements., 'especially to their day; but superior varieties are nowobtainable for gravel and broken ehefla. "
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,. rT" growers Our readers can see by this. analysis Farmers ehIIJ'u..r feed lid.
'"1 '-)Oee recent settler Florida There is not a farmer or gardener.inthe feed'l they '-' JttIIe n ..............:
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y WMrto to k ew. ,what.vegetable:crops can the ve t d. .Congressmen try to'make themselves ble asdsellas "
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'1,7 ; .. :, FOUNDING AND SHAPING THE NEW gle season of banking, say eight or health and growth. The aim is every- .
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TTliere"are: several 1 groves compris- spindling sprouts to it for support. A NEW GROVE. I they will unite solid, and the tree is s
,; ittf about 2zo: acres, lying west'of Or- Captain Cooper's policy has been the never quite satisfactory. ',-
;> Undo_which go under the popular designation reverse of this. He knocked the old Next we come to a new grove of .
'.;: '\ ', of. "The Standard Oil: stub, hideous and unsightly as it was, five acres, which will be increased to VARIETIES,
Groves.-"t, This arises ,from the fact clean out of the way, level with the twelve next season. It is owned by Homosassa is a favorite with Captain

that..they belong, with two, 'exceptions, earth, burned it and saved the !ashes Mrs. Abbe Dodge, of Jacksonville, Cooper, one of the very best all- -
'. .' to individual! members of that corpor- for the benefit of its successor, as the and managed by Captain Cooper.THE round oranges. We were a little surprised

"! atiai.These ,are all under the management best possible use he could apply it to. CAMDEN GROVE.A at his selection of the Star, .
.of Captain W. ,A.. Cooper, He keeps all the weeds, spiderwebsand fifty acre orchard of oranges and I since many growers inveigh against it .. .
and at:his'' kind, invitation ,we drove worms swept clean away aroundthe grape fruit, owned by J. N. Camden, as a shy bearer. The Captain states
:' ot+it,with'him.one' forenoon, going the bole of: the young tree and the of West Virginia, was reached next in that it is a poor yielder under a neglectful .

:,' complete i J round, :of these properties, leaves and even the thorns clippedout order. The same thrifty and vigorous system, but under generous
'- getting* out' several'times.and, making a foot or so high, to permit the management, the same 'neatness, treatment itis. one of the most prolific

.careful.. examinations. sun to shine in and keep the junctional about thepremises, ,then same dark varieties. Among otherS"*.he mentioned -
"; an e points sweet, clean, free from mold rich growth of foliage"were, apparent were Hart's Late and Boone's ; .
y THE STANDARD GROVE.RThis"was and to strengthen with its heat the here as in the grove .first above,de Early. ,

} the,first'one reached, con welding process. Termites, spiders, scribed. CURES FOR FOOT ROT AND SCALE.
,sitting of forty acres, the, property of i ants and grasshoppers hate the sunlight -
THE CHANCELLOR GROVE
"the.vast; Harkness estate, of Cleve- ; there are none here to gnaw and Take the worst case of foot rot he
:} land,. :Ohio. Like nearly ,all the I riddle'the tender foliage. The ground Of fifteen acres, owned by.Mr.W.N. had ever seen and the Captain will
:properties i of this group, this is sur- is cultivated and circles hoed around Chancellor, ParkersbUrY, West guarantee to cure it with boiling hot -
,. Grounded I in the Virginia, ,offers some -interesting features water. He, first all the
: with a row of water oaks, the trees rainy season, so that pares away
m.ost planted in 1888 and now of I Vermin are discouraged.As peculiar to'i itself.. On the west diseased bark which he burns under a"
fins.stately;: proportions, not a tree fast as the sunshine and the rain side and partly on the north side the kettle of water close at hand, and as
missing;;:as,those which are overtaken rot away the crown of the old stub it grove abuts upon the pine foreSt. soon as it is boiling, without waiting a .
);byspme; ', misfortune? are immediately is chiseled out. Here and there one The trees were killed to the ground moment, he thoroughly scalds the

., 'r pJicTb'e fences are solid, the can kick it out with the heel of one's alike all ',over the grove and began exposed places and the work is com ,
such lime noxious their new existence on the same level. plete. Not a case in his experiencehas
fence:rows are absolutely clean, boot. No or other sub- ,
asVan But today the gees within eight or ever Jailed of a cure. No injury
old farmer delights to see, so stances are needed here to suppressthe :
devoid: 'of trash, thai no #fire: could lay termites or wood lice, the glare of ten rods of the forest have on an aver- is done to the tree. -

.', !. '-waste'under,them. It the sunlight and the cultivation keep age, twice the bearing surface of those For a preventive of scale the Cap.
V' All the trees were killed to the them at a distance. The sloughingaway further.away. Captain Cooper seeksto tain applies salt sprinkled on the

y", ,ground and were .sawed off,close to of the rotted crown progresses account for that in this way : ground once a year, about a quart .
the forest the
the I surface:' Most,of them threw up finally down to the line of 'demarcation Next to trees were under a medium sized tree. He -
%;; numerous'sprouts' some:of which the between live wood-tissue and the I. killed to the ground, while 'further claims that this is effective, that in
:manager considered worth,rebudding. sap-cells ruptured by the frost, the back they were killed below the i. nine years he has never had to spray .
<-' ;Here ,'and, there one responded so decayed wood. ground and so much more stunned or use any other scale remedy. .
,- r feebly that it was removed and a new Now, fo complete this work of restoration and, shocked that their root systems
-Y,; -:'tree;:plarif d. The first year after the and establish the new tree on have not been' able to restore the topsas GENERAL* REMARKS. .
: '* :freeze little budding was done; the an enduring basis, it remains only to rapidly as the others. There are several fields of fine corn ,
:_ :Captaia's; 'policy-was to aw develop- bank:up with earth, especially 'when One of these larger trees has which will furnish.feed for teams. "/" :

.: imats, 'and.by..good ,care and fertilizing it ,is vamp during the rainy season, now twenty-seven oranges on it. The This is all grown with the manure and ;, :
...: -to.assist the stunned and weakened and invite the young tree to throw out Captain stated that a tree of the Star compost made on the properties. Several ;,; r
:< .fi; ;trees :rto, ;..begin ,again in life. HewanteoVespecialiy laterals (which it,will do. with this encouragement variety, planted here in 1888, in 1894' hundred dollars worth of crab >:. -, .
? --:;, to see what sprouts ) directly above the old yielded twenty-six boxes. grass hay.,was sold, besides the sup- ' would spring low enough down to be stub, thus becoming a symmetricallyrooted This statement.would have been i incredible ply saved for the mules .. 1" ,
'-ablejb_'develop'laterals of their own, tree, securely braced on all to us if it had not been The groves are worked clean up to _: ': .

r ,in"distinctiori from the stump sprouts, sides against the gales.A .- backed up by the imposing authority the rainy season, after that circles are '.; ..f: -
behind it-a which
has
that;is;:those simply,glued or welded, corporation kept hoed around the trees until fall -: ,
CONTRAST. nothing for sale here, which pays The culture is = y-->.'
No
shallow.
$6o? speak the old stump. He irrigation; .
upor\
Under the of mistaken kind- its bills'and asks The
system no questions. is used will be the !j't'
..._, 'has, no'coifidence'in .the latfer class, or ; Captain says,
JJK'heWgues:: .that the.young' and abnormally ness, or" sloth pursued by ,some the Captain admitted, however, that he with .good...: feeding... and freQuent. shal.n". ', .' .
soft;and tenderwood'cannot old trunk is left to. support a nest of had used fertilizer on this tree lavish low stirring, he has no use for irriga ,.'.}J:{;: .}-:. ''.
spindling shoots, and often when in a ly, though he believes this would -;
;Tanendaring; junction, with the pay tion. Tanks and windmills are pro- ,: :;,
ld"and; ';indurated. .surCace'of the gale, this rotten shaft gives way and with all the trees of a bearing.age. vided at a few central points; from } ,t.> .
"parent"" trunk., goes,down it involves the whole su Ten acres of new planting. have these water is hauled to trees for the /=jJ.i':: "

;\ : On;the contrary. those which started perstructure bound to it in a common been added to this grove. first year after setting, during severe ,,;/;, : -

= 'J' low !down,developed. strong vitality prostration ruin. But these shoots ANOTHER HARKNESS GROVE. drouths only, and after the first year .... if :, '. :
: which Captain Cooper's system has this is needed ., ::..
and attracted to themselves predominating We visited last another Harkness no more. :f. :
and.powerful currents jof \trained up to self support nave pow. grove of ninety-five acres, composedof The same thorough system is observable _:,o'fC.. 3; ,
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.sap, either. appropriated small laterals erful necks, ,they are 'sturdy; though I several,different plantings of differ everywhere. There is a tool- ...;:; : ., ',. -

.. :'already,started- .originated new ones. less willowy and graceful perhaps' ent ages and sizes. Some are one- house, a machine shop a smithy,:' r:: :' ': '
':' 3? '.'With?; these they: formed complete they will withstand any stress of year buds, some intermediate in size, barns, stables, etc. The harness n : i :-: '_ '

'working; junctions! so that there was weather. some huge seedlings, .twenty five or oiled and hung away from the ammonia f' ,1...A., .
-a continuous ,wood fiber of ,thY same A SUGGESTION.. thirty years old, which sprouted out of the stable; the tools are cleaned ::': ,,!

._, age from the.tips of the branches to ;Before leaving the subject we would, well along up ,the trunks and are now and laid away, thus being kept free ::;: :, : .
cl the extremities of the" rootlets, just as with due,modesty,;make one suggestion fifteen or twenty feet high and of from rust; the gates are fastened open! : ?..-3.#..* *._
there'is i ia' -:new-tree,which has never to Captain Cooper, and that is, nearly as great a spread.. We see no and fastened shut' ;;, every building. isV. t., *-fc=:
been':cut-as nder: ,- as to importance of. banking liberally reason why these trees should not painted, every nut tightened. ':-K.lzff--f.- '
c.ptaiaopef<.demonstrated the at, least :one summer through bear rom four to six or eight boxes The Captain has an efficient assistant .' :?:1 '=,

r'. fetww of the sprouts,,by jerking the rainy season 'induce_ the new apiece next year they show many in his foreman, John W. Long.a, ,'"'5s.5j-j3t-v** ,-'J::
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tlMlawida "'iai vwioe*' ,directions. trees, to throw out ,(roots on.the side scattered. oranges now. native Floridian, who has for many;, <41"' -"

,'- .'. ..' ,lit, ..._....:t the, spc outs'; he above/ he_,old ,snag.: They 'will do These trees, l like all the,' others in years served- employers faithfully jand f;":'

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Stock.of. all Agricultural Chemicals, Fine Ground Tobacco Stems,C. S. Meal, Blood. and Bone, Fine 'Ground Bone, Potash, Etc.

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-H'.i'> Pinery. to ship them his next ripe pineapples, Indian ,planter can gather from his of geometrical figures was so,' accurate- -

..- if only two boxes, it would not be re- open fields his hard.little red Spanish that he could not overlook a'plant:

-' markably strange if that man should pines from five to seven or eight years
J' :Edited by J. B.Beach,West Palm Beach. dream dreams. But Mr. Russell has without a renewal. ,But the planter at THE DOLLINS PINERIES.
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: ": Pine- Culture Around -v not'lost his head; he is a well-balanced Orlando, under cover, finds that he South_ of town the Dollins Bros.

Orlando. business man. The people had better not let' his plants produce have .
a small pinery low
on a
-1 MR. RUSSELL'S PINERY. want pineapple suckers and he is preparing over three crops, and that it is better prairie,

: t Mr. Geo. I. Russell has three separate to furnish them. He laughingly still to restrict them to one, even near-a lake, also another in charge for

,. I,, enclosures, all covered with the admitted that he had done sucha though this entails a heavy expensefor Mrs. M. Talmage. The beds are
';' :usual l slat roof, the three aggregating, thing as to pull a green apple off a frequent renewals. But this raised eight inches to secure completc-

_ about fifteen acres. Some of this cost plant and throw it away, because it rapid rotation of the beds and its drainage, and to insure this each alley;

him'$500 an acre in the days of the might not be worth over fifty cents consequent heavy expense' find their is underlaid with plank drain. Thereis

orange boom, about six years ago, but when ripe while the plant had'slips compensation at present in the active a dense mass of clean, healthy,

first-class pineapple land can now be and suckers on it which would bring demand for suckers, which the West green foliage, so dense in a two-year-

obtained for $too an acre. A, small from $2, up to $10. Indian planter does not have as a old bed that the ground is scarcely

piece which he could! not purchase Not long ago he had a motherplantwith stimulus. The Orlando grower stim visible. The first plants have' beea

,.. but needed for convenience in shipping 89 on it ,at one time, though this ulates his plant under a high pressure set only about two years and. they'

.he rents at $50 an acre per:year was extraordinary, as the usual num- system of fertilizing (it costs Mr. Rus- have not had fruit in'sufficient quantities

and the payment of the,taxes. ber on a plant at once is from three sell about cent per plant per year, to ship. It might be apprehended
to six. or say $100 an acre for fertilizer) and that on this damp soil the fruit'wouM
SHIPPING.
PLANTS.
tWTLL NOT NEGLECT FRUIT-GROWING. culture, and after obtaining from it be too watery and succulent to bear
The winter shipping season is over the transportation; but from', tests.
culinary
one magnificent apple, or at ut-
and the summer season is not begun But Mr. Russell, while confident in
yet have made the brothers
they feel
most two or three, he relegates the COB--
_ ,' so that he had specimens of his predictions of a brilliant future for fidence in the future and
plant to the humbler but even more are'going on'
i' fruit exhibit. the pineapple industry in Florida will
ripe to He is, however lucrative function of propagating suck increasing their area as fast as they'
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'shipping plants at the rate of about not allow the cultivation and sale of can. Even If the fruit should

_ 1- .- $IOO worth per week, and expects plants,to divert him altogether from ers. too tender to endure transportation prove
& increase the production of fruit. There is CULTURAL
soon to this output very a SYSTEMS. well, the prolificacy of the' plants in -
:; largely. He has'slips and suckers insight limit.to the business, for it costs$2,500an Mr. Russell recognizes, just as"the suckers would make them profitable'
the acre to buy the land shed it and
hundreds
by of thousands best orange growers do, that the production while the present demand continues.
., ." and these bring him from fifteen to stock it with plants; hence, only of foliage and suckers requires In this moist situation plants blvd
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twenty.five cents apiece. To one wealthy men can engage in it largely. one.fertilizer formula and the produc and set fruit very'young.

::.7-.7company he has sold and partly de For this ,very reason he does not apprehend tion of fruit another, and he acts ac Another small pinery nearby, 'managed -

,'.. .' .,livered $10,000 worth, part, of them any speedy overdoing of the cordingly. His formulas are known by ]rr. J. M: Forsyth, shoe
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.-; ", to be planted in Orlando in business of production; and this view *
part the same prolificacy in fruit and suck
himself
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only to not even his foreman
is further
Citra. -To strengthened the I
another by
? company plantings great ers all of these *
the being 0 >
secret. He young yet.
possesses uses a
which cer-
St popularity the fruits
at Petersburg fancy of
near Tampa he
one counted
tain of plant we sixteen-' slip'
portion
cow manure of
Florida a good
lately sold $3,750 worth. Other are acquiring among the culti
and suckers
very and another
on '
-'c ,handsome orders he ,mentioned butT vated classes of the north. He will quality, obtained from grain-fed animals tweaty-
five. The of '
and this supplemented, with profits an acre cootak-
'it; particulars i cannot be given here as i it plant 50,000 or 60,000 suckers himself ing 8,500 such
chemicals say prolific plaste with'suckers
the
_ fe '' containing required ,
.this for pot-
would be somewhat Suffice summer fruiting i
: .. : premature. purposes. worth
to
ash and fifteen twentycost
phosphoric acid. This is ,
it if We visited two of his three
to .
say, no damaging frost occursin pineries scattered the surface can easily be computed.
L.- on and
and found lightly
them
-' the next two or three years, Mr. we largely given up worked in with .
1' : ; Russell\ will reap a golden,harvest for to nursery beds. We judge that not a scuffle-hoe.
_ '. third He gives close personal attention to The West Coast is upa' ry'
of their
\ his foresight, as there is a strong and over a area is covered_ blooming
steady current of northern capital with plants sufficient maturity to the minutest details. He took hold ofa rival to the Manatee section for. pise-

','. '.Dow setting in toward pineapple plant yield.fruit this summer. scuffle-hoe and showed how the apple, vegetable and orange growiag..

',,' :.: .' ing, ,in, Florida. The sale of fancy FANCY' PINE CULTURE' VS. ROUTINE. work should'be done. Every bed has The frosts which proved so duastrom.

?' pines;1 in. 'winter at New York for $1.00 The business of producing pines in seven the rows of plants; a man standing to Florida during the ,last teayear; ,
reach
., = '.oreven.I.2Sapleceandof': "seconds" under ,has alley can half way across have done l little damage there which
cover revolutionized
the old '
),', the bed without' tramping among the is,a strong incentive iav .
: :at auction in Washington at 85 cents West Indian which : to 9tOrt. Cal,
,- system was pursuedat plants. He shot the hoe to and fro-
Perkins.has.one.af the :
I fjseat
;apiece average has fired the blood first on Indian River and Lake pteepec,
is
front
it and
back
two-edged -firststraight in
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,, ffcapitalists who have read of it with Worth. 4a.near.st.PeteriDuq aDdlt.J,
The
; enormous bf
'?: cost start .across, the bed, then din g- proving} tpiite !dot '
;.BOta little of the old orange fever'tM of ing a plantation here compels the ; pofitaWe $, W:
'' thus
: :,. es.-. When winter, visitors owner>to.produce large ,and ,fancy orally with surrounding: every plant, )av ;;who has reeentjy, ', ',, ,
.. a geometricaT precision Therapidity handsome long "
.will':drive out ;::to residence.k '
> a man's 'place and fruit and to do this he must have 'with potti -
which he
covered the > .
in .J >
Dg an extensive
.lilive adoUarbill. pineapple
: asking him fresh .
vigorous
',. plants. The.. West l ground'was.sufjaiaBg, and,his 'study Tampa" Tribune,

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.;,..- STAKIITOOLTDRAL- ) SOCIETY the secretaryship was to be effectively -J1&

<",!, f\-..\,'" }O carried on during the interim.As KILLS SCALE. .:

.,.:1 'G.L. .TABBB'S AN-: is always the case during the few
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: weeks immediately preceeding our annual rnroNFD-uRIPJUic'" .
'i.> ; 1mAL ADDBBSB.c .
:':- -c.!". ?: meeting, there was a great deal THRIP JUICE .
&;Wrsto/-. Florida State Horl &ul- of work in sight, and it was feared

Socu : that any attempt to install a new secretary Is Strongly Concentrated, and when

LADIES> AND GENTLEMEN-We meet however efficient, would makea I fi I Diluted as Directed, it makesi

'- bo itp-:with hearts: bowed ,down in serious break in the society's work; i probably the Cheapest Insecticide .

;;; ., jiefv: Our' late .1 lamented president, on volved account in the of acceptance the time liable of the to be office in- I!I! jil in the World. -
Adams
who for nine
fwcHeyjy.
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If: JQ ably .piloted us, through sunshine years :by .the appointee; the transferringof E. Used in Florida for (13 Years.

'N&':=;through: ,storm, -has himself the society's records and effects, 9'z peclal1)i'ectlons"...-::....-==:!..--:;. f.r.'r.,. >
and the acquaintanceship with society ..d.. w..L.r' :: ::1'.. 'F'x"
I iwfcbed:the final port, and we are left ':' r : '
matters and methods that would haveto ;.- z "F.5'i1.I I H. B. MARSH General
Agent
4* odrn the loss of the only captain I r C: 5 ,
be acquired'by' the incoming secre It; t 'i i" I
Lire ever.had. :U' tWt.r., :rA'C Okahumka (Lake Co.), Fla.
I tary. I, therefore, wrote to the chairman w. : :
His. was a heart that pulsated intttieuni.oLwith E' wats:.c. :- IN01'wca.L.:
of your executive committee; of. "Sold by many merchants.
the great heart of na .
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tune 'and what more fitting than.when ', fering to carry on the secretary's work MAKES eooo HAMMOND'S SLUG SHOT. WORKS _
to the time of this if the
tIre :short sharp summons. came, it up meeting, FISHKIll-OH-HUDSOH/IEW YORK.
executive committee desired which
:ai.aldfind: him;working amongst ,the so ,

*beet:and.flowers that he loved so well. offer was accepted.Vhatever work I NATURE'S other, and borne enough 'fruit to pay .
LAWS OF ADAPTION;
"' have since done in the rather anomal.
J Vi ith no time to says good-bye to for the whole orchard, we will dig up
position in which I have been One of roads that
ous the'wrong many
r than (;us. he passed from us and throw the surplus ones
among ; away ,
has been dene and in of have traveled and that I
bait their placed, freely us one
: during existence those flown leaving the remainder at a proper
bringing this matter to your notice, it believe is not often enough pointedout
ers:Aall offer up their' perfumed tribute distance; and we will be thus much
is not with the of is road of It
the
object taking to my- Inadaptation.
T: ; and for manyyears those ,treesihIlJ.atand'as ahead. But will we be thus much
self credit, for the work lies in the of trees and '
plants
performed, planting
: living monuments to his ahead in fact, or only apparently so?
but rather that the attendant circumstances that intended nature
were never by
':'.1MMO'Yj .while,, to us, the Florida A man's pocket book may sometimes _
Site:Horticultural.Society, he.has left might prove an excuse, if any for the locations in which we place show an increase that is the result of .
is needed for work that in the in the
ordinary of
them. The art
practice our ,
:a hritage-a heritage Jhat we shall short-sightedness in his business ;; and
keep and.cherish always-the goodly course of events, might, perhaps, way of experimentation, is laudable for which, his business, in the future,
have been better and in commendable if
heritage of.his name and fame. perform"ed.Referring every .way has to suffer out of all proportion to _._
,. .."" The sadinroad made in the officials further to the resignation we will but recognize nature's bound- the temporarily increased bank account -

; .? ;:o(this society, since our last meeting, :of the secretaryship by Mr. Manville, :. ary limits of adaptability however ill- -

: ,by,:'the;grim' reaper, Death, has not I I would state that though this resigna defined. But when we overlook or I fact, I believe the very .terms -of : .
'beea.confinedto the society's chief executive tion was placed in my hands on :March ignore these and attempt by the prac- the proposition, as indicative of benefitto
8th official action has been takenon tice of sheer art to overrule or sup-
no
but_ we are also called upon to be derived from trees "shading the
,.morn the loss of another honored officer it. plant the decrees of nature she laughsat ground and each other," to be falla -

tn.the person of C.. F. A. Bielby, I am very glad to state that :Mr. us and mocks us. If we approach cious.. If the trees have distance .
Manville is able to be in attendanceat her.in humble spirit and ask her to
of,the executive:committee, and also a enough and are allowed'to do so, they
; 'prominent; :ex-official in the person of:. this meeting (which at one time ap, disclose to us her secrets, she tells us will shade themselves; each one, with
OP.Rooks.It.isperhaps peared doubtful), and that he will that some of her laws are inscrutableand
;;; its low, wide"spreading branches, will
outside the province make the secretary's report for the past may not be divulged. But this form a perfect protection for its own

:otyour,president(to assume to himself year in person. great primal lesson of adaptability is trunk and larger limbs, both from a '

'e the sad ,duties.that devolve upon your Whatever action this society may one that she has tried all to the teach to and all too torrid sun and, to a large extent, g

committee necrology,and these duties see'fit to take upon his resignation can humanity throughout ages that opposite degree of temperaturethat
in all the It is written in the
i I shall not attempt to infringe upon perhaps be better decided upon after zones. occasionally sends us shiveringlyforth
the
that she has
T .but I cannot refrain from bearing personal this report is made, but I am sure that growth placed upon at unseemly hours of the nightto .
banks of her and in her
tribute, in a few words, to the the society will, in any event, see fit water courses anxiously scan the heavens and the .
fertile and in her sterile deserts
high..esteem in which these officers to recognize, in some appropriatemanner valleys, thermometer. '
,and this ex-official'of the society were the great amount of arduous and she says to us, go forth and addition to properly protecting I.

4.. 'held Surely-in the death'of Messrs. work that he has performed for it, read. She points out to us that in the themselves each tree, if it has room ...

::Adams, Bielby and Rooks we. have, both as one of its founders, and, for planting of her different seeds she and is allowed to do so,will sufficiently ,
of
them with full
ia :.each,'instance, an exemplificationof the past four years,as its secretary. placed a knowledge shade the ground to an extent equI-
the of each with due for
': )the.adage,;:"Death loves _a shining It has sometimes.seemed to me that, wants and moisture, and for regard heat and distant with its breadth of top ; and, '
:nark:"; Their names are inseparably in the narration of our horticultural drought beyond this, in the "middles," as we
cold and she the trite
.connected with the growth: of Florida experiences, we are apt to lay too maxim, "If quotes would to be us scholars call them a growth of some nitrogen. '

y l ft horticulture.and with the ,annals off much stress upon our successes and : you apt" catching plant, like beggar weed, will -
students.
be careful
'..thiiTo ietr.. Each has done ardent, to forget to say anything about our you She must tells that in the of not only form a better.shade than the
,-*active and efficient work, toward the failures. It is undoubtedly very nice us practice surplus tree would do, but will also

-aMJv; > cement t. of: horticultural knowledge and tending to redound to our own our art we may enlarge her teachingsif when plowed in, in the fall or winter, "
will her fundamental
.. both in writing and practice, personal credit to be able to- say that we but that recognize she will assist add materially to both the fertility and .

sad each>will be sadly missed from the we did so-and-so and achieved such- truths us mechanical texture! of the soil, and if ,

dtlibeutions-of:this society., and-such magnificent results; but, if that we but acknowledge of her edicts her is_supremacy this law of;j' we may use such an expression, serve ':--"-- -
To Jtke families of:these, as well asp would not the educational purposes, one as a bank account for the roots to .: -
,2 :-to j ,the families of all our other deceased to which this'soc1ety lays claim,. be adaptability, which, while we may draw upon at.their necessity. < '"7,,; =

:... fan, ;your committee on, necrol- equally well or better subserved if we never fully understand, we must re In my remarks upon adaptability, I ::- : :

,. will bait due tribute ot; our sense would oftener point out the wrong cognize. referred to the teachings of nature, }

,:off"t and: whatever of comfort maybe roads we have individually traveled, TOO CLOSE PLANTING. and I believe her instructions to be of -

:_ d nve4'from;our sympathy.. as well as those we deem to be the Another wrong road which some of equal value in this matter of distances .:Fat : .

.. IfeeHt due to the society, as well as right ones; us have followed almost to the pointof which to plant. (, ":-
r to myself,to call your attention! in :a.few .I speak advisedly when I say"thosewe disaster lies in too thick planting.It Did you ever stop to think that .

words, to tile dual official caacityra deem" to be the right ones, for looks likesuch a waste of groundto when, as a boy, you went in search of

.whkb citcuthstances, have seemed there are often several roads that trendin cultivate ifiveor twenty, or fifty, Nature's native fruits or nuts,the trees .

'te combine'to'force'me to act for the the same general direction, eitherof or one hundred acres, with the small from which you obtained the largest ;.",._ --' .

'put- iahfweeks., which (though some more round trees planted only at such maximum quantity and the finest quality! were '_;r-"

,z: QH. 3th Match: .your! secretary about th others) may lie followed, distances as our better judgment some- those that stood more or less isolated "v".r. :.

A, H..Mwvilk;:was obligedto lay and'bring::us, finally,.to the same objective times tells us that the, large bearing from their fellows? Whether it was for /-

..**. all dutiesconnectedwith.: the point. But a wrong road-one trees'should occupy; and we ,say we the American chestnut in the North, ._;= :' ..

......-.t'w iq9DttBto; (.fll health! that,we have tried 'and. proved to be will set then'' out two or three timesas the chincapin the South, th-; ,,

....' *: bk. "u Hng<:gQ 'Bear at wrong-is one that is continually lead thick as this; and when, young Sweet acorns and beech nuts.in New'? :;' ; :

...__._... WMfeagof.apropkmtitohowtbe ingus,farther .__farther_ from the deV trees have served their, 'purpose by England-orthe wild plums aper :ri i:

work pec taking; to asd- geah, -- r- having shaded the:ground.,and each sunmo&s of the cotton bek; yeu'ui.. '> ,\.'
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l<" ; h i. variably; although. perhaps atthe'Ume' tions will be open'for .your consideration 8&
: :! '. unwittingly: heeded this great, Iaw\of .[ and discussion. during this meeting k Strawberries on Ice.

*'* c.x,.;f' : nature,..that thick planting is not conducive i i ;; and, if you can point to any The celebrated'T.. &T, Strawberry Refrigerators =
'" y :./ :.' : to the greatest degree 'of fruit- :known wrong roads, that any, of us & CrampS, Croup, are the universal favorite of Florida
_ ,. .' -: fulness. have been following or are apt to follow I .COLIC Coughs, growers. Perfected after years of experience
: :K 'oruhe other hand. you want a ,'you will carrying out the purposes t Tooth' .. Give good service for good fruit.TEUBY ., ;

.'-c 7 straight smooth pole free from ,knots of mutual help' and instructionand Colds Cllest & THOMAS, ,
f. =" and side! branches, you go to the thick i "advancement of horticulture" t Starke. Florida.
'wood:where each is its for which this
': .tree crowding society was organized.,
i. neighbor, ,and all l ,are climbing 'upward The sign-boards which you may t ,Diarrhoea, d. STEEKIER SEED EO, biDt .td,

+ & and still' upward, i in the search help to erect, pointing to a shorter cut, Dysentery; "t MARY T._ FROTSCHER, President. ""
S JV for,,air.and.sunlight; and where each, or less hilly path, njay'well be supplemented t aad.I! Bowel Successors- to
vainly endeavoring to overtop and by placing an obstruction Complaints. Richard Frotxcher's Gravier Street Branch Store, c
i "' crowd out its has sacrificedthe old timeworn 1 Nos.518 and 520 Gravier St.,New Orleans, La
neighbor, across any rutty,"wrong A Sure,Safe, Quick Cure for Importers and dealers in Flower, Field
and
$ secondary principle! reproduc-- oads," at the points'where they should these troubles is Garden Seeds. Grasses,clover, bulbs, seed po3.3..
tion'to nature's first God-given law of be, abandoned for the better way.NOMENCLATURE t tatoes and fruit trees in tht It season, Conducted
by relatives of the late Richard Frotscher. Order
,.- self-preservation.: 4 e through Richard Frotscher's'manual of 1896 or '
*. : send for free. "
one
--,'.4 f Didyoueverseesuch.a: growth as COMMITTEE.. I&n'i1IkIt
T '; :. I have just described, after the wood-
'fer man had-been through and felled
: : t I 'ERRr-
Report at the Meeting Orlando
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.. all but a few of the trees leaving
May 5, 1897. Mechanic, Farmer, Planter, a
,... : those more or, less-scattered,their long '
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straight trunks bared to the forceof Mr. President and members of the a Sailor, and in fact all classes. t 5 There* hoe**never been a time when" grow iKS

_F .: :j:: :. -... sun, and wind and cold? Did you Florida State Horticultural Society f Used Internally or externally., care.en should.There gUM hu against DeTer been failure a time with when.F more.
-- fl-.:' :Y: ever see such.trees and pity. them? I i The nomenclature committee believes t Beware of imitations. Take ,always+y' Sttd the were bent.more For essential.sile by They leading are,
i the time has arrived for this dealers ererywhere. win on hating them.
'' society
'', ; have. t none but the genuine 1'Juuty i .
F '", ?;. ITS BAD EFFECTS: I I.J to align itself with modern bot DAVIS." Sold everywhere. FERRY'S SEED iNNUXL,
.. < ;:'. -;:.. anical and horticultural progress and f ia full of information'for'gardener and
:4::! .. ,....;"=;:::: ,ws,. .Now,.the condition. of an orchard we will preface the deductions drawn I 25c. and 50o. bottles. f than Plant now!*.to There send will forthe new 1897 be edition.*better Free.time
:: ", D. M. Ferry A Co.,Detroit Mich.
planted too thickly approaches a
,tjn the
i. regarding systematic classification .f ti't9 llt3 llH3..&
; ", :.-', greater or lesser 'degree, the thicket of these fruits by quoting from the
::. t' which I have j just described.. As soon preface and press comments in Brit- EDlhJ'FAIRVIEW
; ,>;,.." '. :: : -as each tree'gets.to crowding its neighbor ton and Brown's "Illustrated Flora of much a grouping of forms, and.is justas

.3 ... :.; the l lower side limbs begin to turn the Northern United States," which much a matter of expert judgment,
: ",.' ,' ,. hard and brown. and rusty"and finally is founded on Engler and Prantl's as the genus is, aud while they would .
+ ::_ ::: tp die. The fruit becomes annually I "Natural Plant Families" "a work hold'the genus to be a mere arbitraryclass .:
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:;(J n. ,', ', more and more confined to the topbranches which represents more nearly ,than made for the convenience, of PINERY.,
.<:'< ; }4:t:: annually poorer: in quality, any other single' work the matured description, they would adopt a whol-
t' ,. : :f": ,and annually harder and harder to convictions of systematists respectingthe ly different attitude towards the spew

.' :,,'.) .: get at There is no room to get course of the vegetable' creation." des group, and they define it as .,.. Choice
-1.: i t, ..., x :: -; .around with:cultivator or wagon, or And this preface declares the "nine- composed of all the individuals of a '
t '. spraying or ladders and if, kind capable of continuous successive
.d, apparatus ; teenth century closes with the almost 'Pineapple ><
: ;K" i finally, we summon courage to cutout unanimous scientific judgment that the propagation among themselves, a "
1I -f:; : the'fifty or seventy.five. per cent order of nature is an order of .evolu- {phrase? that will apply varieties, or Plants.Smooth '
,,: ,, :rt i-- of trees that never should have been tion and development." genera, or families, just as well as to : ,
''x : ( ; planted/the' remainder still 1 have to be Mr. President:-Eminent citricul- that other .expedient, the species. .
-. FOR
: ,- t y'1A'r; trimmed .of their dead lower limbs turists, among whom I mention The fact is that whatever the defini-- SALE.-

5 : : \f-- ,and .twigs, leaving long ,trunks exposed Rev. Lyman Phelps and may Mr. E. H. tion of a species may be i in practice, .
.._ -. 1; k;:. to sun and cold, and every tree Hart, before the freeze of 1895 had it is merely-an arbitrary assemblage of.: Cayenne I II! Home Grown!11!

.-tf'. .'t="r; *:" protesting as 'vigorously as anything probably fruited and studied larger forms which can b? easily describedand ---+--
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:, f inanimate can protest against the collections of citrus fruits for longer recognized. ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY.

!# ,:f', weakened condition we have placed periods than any other orange growers There is undoubtedly ,more confusion .
:. '" i,: i:';": them in.and the false shape we have in this State. ,And the theorieswe in the classification of botany .F. N. PRICE

: $.i\ ;: .- -... forced, them! to assume as a result of held regarding the evolution :of than in any of the sciences, and we
; ,l):fJ; our short-sightedness and folly. the edible citrus are well known, having have carried this question to some P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO, FLA.

-: : '. .t.:{ i, There: are many other wrong roads been discussed both in the horticultural length, for according to this definitionof .
':., .';";'i ;l; :> which some of us have followed to a press of this State and before a species, this citrus family wouldbe
rit: :.T: '- greater or lesser extent; such as the this society; but before we consider the a species headed by the citron (cit HOME GROWN

'J.', ...Ji'ij! :; ; ;..:' roads of improper fertilization and specific classifications of citrus fruits rus medica,) which is descended from -

..." ? ;; ill advised ,pruning and indiscreet. that this committee deem need atten- the wild, unedible, but sweet-odored


:&:' tftr- 'spraying ; for, while! fertilization and tion, we will present some of the fingered citron, and of which species Pineapple Slips

.... < F pruning and spraying all have their views now held regarding the arbitrary oranges,lemons, citrons, pomelos, etc.,
'j.i: ): \ # proper place in the.art of the horticulturist systems of plant classification. It would be varieties and the named individuals and Suckers

';::::: .J1: their improper or,illadvised. or I has been customary in the past to follow subvarieties.This .

'F",< ); g _: indiscreet use; .may-and often does, l the DeCandollean order beginning would certainly be a simple Of the Following Varieties .
t, : 1 g:: result in confusion and disaster. .
a# with the buttercups and compos- arrangement, and justifiable by the
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",'\>4'" '' :3 -' life is so; wrapped up in' trees and I but in' the modern works I have the primary members of the family,
f/: ;' \ 1:';{ --" plants and vines and flowers and named the' systems begin with the but the citrus hybrids and crosses ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN

_ .- :":..:.,? P' shrubs that we should continue cultivating ferns and.wind up with the, compositae have in a marked degree the propertyof QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIPLET

:5 i :... ,them; for our .own. pleasure, in their evident evolutionary order breeding true to type after a few QUEEN SMOOTH. CAYENNE PER-
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":-- ; r;' ":, even,if( we knew there were no other and therefore "the division into.families generations of selective propagation, ,
A.' it't: ; !f' profit to be derived from,them; but, or genera'r or "the grouping of and although we may sympathize with NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH.

"i'-l' ..',,":<' /.'-- 'to .the majority of us., there is also an species" are "necessarily more or less i. the ambition of botanists to gain reputation Apply to . f

# f-:. : : intensely' practical bread-and-butter: arbitrary and depend on the judgment by discovering and naming G. 0. MAC, ._ i.
_ ':: ';<''' (.H side to our calling,that makes it incum of scientific experts"The new species of plants,' yet this pract <
.. :' r" bent 'upon,us to)look to horticulture arbitrary rules defining species ice, in the citrus especially, in the Florida' Piua&ppte Cesapftay,

< l'; from a commercial standpoint have been criticised as follows: early day of systematic 'botany, pro- Otto. .
-' --.: "". 'L .?' > The :questions of what to plant; "Thei-remarks as to the flexibilityof duced a confusion which''even Gall HADDOCK &'MATTHAMS,

.fi ._ ;Where., to plant; how' thick to plant ; groups are evidently not, intendedto lesio, owing to his ,having; experiencein '
West B whFlaDaytoim
Palm
.If r_ =d _/ how.to cultivate; how ,to fertilizeto apply to species for the attitude the main only with the citron lime .

1 w-- :- prune'or:not.:to prune, .and'how, and towards species seems ter imply that hybrids, was not.able to :clear up ., --- .7""< =

...:..Y_ .;_'to _pray; or not to. spray, and the,:authors: hold, that ,assemblage to He considered the'.citrus divided into ;The'riei''for" h.cli .:*
\ ': ,,:':'..* WMt'y :'for' and" what ,with,,." and' how real entity:in nature.: Now,as 'a matter four:species;;:the.citron, the lemon. dace, 'is ufllrecedeMekat $b :time:
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_. t ty.:." : ,:' '.i't,have'and was ,not able Poultry. along neglected poultry, giving ,J|he lounui KntutmaatnoBi+ -

.q;: : to propagate: the I pomelos Citrus! hens on the farm but little.notice, yet
""t r., '. MobiliIJamilies he did not include ,
-- ---------- ---- on the poorest farms poultry can be
:: :: -/them with,:nor' recognize their i influ- Edited by s.,S.,DeLAH 07.Apopka, Fla. made a specialty. There are good 8 .
,nice bnbif: -... -"'-
F: ;.< ) European species. markets for eggs ,close to nearly dl l BEST and CHEAPEST.
-., x'He..' discovered historically that the Poultry Hints. farms, as winter prices will show. Catalogue and foil treatise on rpnjiag trait
tf D 'was'knows several centuries and vegetable crops mailed free. Address
Oats
are recommended valuable
as a
,/ :,)before.Christ; that the Arabs acquired Hatch the pullets for next year as food. After feeding liberallyof L WM. STAHL, QUINCY, ILL.
egg
early as can be done, so as to affordas iMuuuuimttniuuiauituiiiuiiiniuntiiniuiuuHfniuiNimiConfidence
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; the 3igarade in..the'ninth
sour or century them one season, we had several
;. :;L' f; ;that. l lemons appeared, in the lone; time as possible for them to sick, hens,* as a result of eating too .. h
and before
mature November
A : grow .
?hrelfth ,centwy and sweet .
oranges
;;. 2 and.to have them much hull. Oats should be soaked or -
;afeout.the"middle'of.the fifteenth century begin laying before scalded
:' .: : .or before Vasco da Gama rounded winter sets in.., w;
1< ; When While corn is an essential in the
f .hi' the Cape of Good Hope and opened sending eggs to market assort winter to assist in producing heat to -,
::0 them putting the dark-colored ina
ones
,
,' 9 the way to India. The observationof ward off the cold, it is, not the best
lot_ and the white ones in another so Restored
,Bonavta and others show the wild ,
grain to use after the weather beginsto
as to have the kinds uniform. Some Not ** confidence,that was never lost. Bale
Of fingered citron and. the wild, .lime moderate. The question then is I Increased." every year through the late -nnprosperonaneu. -
f markets, such as Philadelphia and Bos. Now comes 85 Increase
percent for
to be unedible] ,fruits, and morphological which of the grains should be used. tnonthot April. This shows that people like the the
evidence shows'the citron of ton,prefer dark eggs, while white eggs Coiled Spring and like to buy It of the owner,
cornice -
_ The difference in the ,several grains, rather than those who attempt to appropriate It
: are preferred in New York city and without Icare license.
; or
:V and its related; limes and lemons so' far as the proportion of J fat and PAGE WOVEN
Brooklyn. WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian,Mich.
aad the or- : to behybnds
: Bigarade sour
;; orange starch is concerned, is but f Very little,
# A great many persons take an interest -
-V : of these wild: species. There, and then it becomes a matter of how'
in
'J '{"n ,are sufficient historical data to show the pure-bred poultry, probably to feed, rain rather.than which or how : A MONEY MAKER
because it costs but little to,enjoy a & thrift indnstriona hen.All about
,dates and rapidity the spread of the rand
much should be used. One'point to :
small flock while the how to make money from poultry in
citron and sour, from Persia numerous annual Hew Guide for 1897.
: :: : orange observe is to use -more oats and buck Poultry
-poultry shows stimulate JDO psgMiprinted in colon bert plant forpoultry
t ,
", aod'Arabia to Europe, but! there are't compe wheat and, less corn and wheat, but houses;lure remedies and recipe
; tition for the prizes. It is a fact, also For diaeases.Bent for Ifio.If you write now.
records of the of the
>fio migration that the farmer's,boy who is given a always make it a rule to compel the JOBS BAVSSSBt Box 81,ftteport, ZJL
ftr lemon" and sweet orange. fowls,to work and scratch.BaltimoreSun.
.It is'much more reasonable, there flock of pure-bred fowls for pleasureis .

_fore, conclude that::they are. progressive induced to take' greater interest in t t
"
.. \ hybrids of the,citron and sour pure-bred 'stock of all kfnds. He More in the Feed Than in the Breed.

JrOfaBgeTorraed in Europe, than that learns the value of breeding, and gains Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. SMOKE YOUR MEAT WITH, '

s., ') t: :thejr ,were imported overland from theIndies sufficient knowledge in the manage We keep twenty ,to thirty hens, l Al L ,RS ll UID OIIR S&cu
*: for,the lemons and limes of ment of fowls to convince him that principally the droppings: for the wR.LKRA113ER&BfiINIa0Mll

;.' Europe ,differed materially from fruits success can be best attained by using grove or the orange trees-but we

-'> ;of the same class found in those countries the best in every department of the beat this part of the world for eggs. C'UP.TDATE"
-
t, ., :; ,: and.the China or sweet Seville farm. We feed in variety. The other .day !

.oranges: differed materially from the Lean meat, cooked or raw, is the we got a peck of cotton seed. What do !' !!'

acid Portugal ,oranges with which they best substance to induce the hens to you think of them for chicken_ feed? 'I SP.JlJ"

:were compared when ,first introduced lay-one pound once a day for sixteenhens 1, never"thought of it before. I threw $ Express Q
ii: ,into Bonavia being sufficient. Avoid the feeding paid. Will spray 10-acre()
_ ....... .: 'Europe. says, "There- read- per day., 75,000 in use. s&tlstetion foifia-
of much hens
;, fore;;taking'the'want,of,an indigenous too grain to laying teed or manor refunded. lU't'd Catalogue and
;P name .as a' fat hen will not produce Treatise on Spraying free. Arts wanted. Exclusive .
< in.India for this type of orange e many WM. P.' NEELD.St. territory given. Rapid sellers. Many

1 : Portugal( 1)) and its .varieties,)it would eggs. Petersburg, Fla. of oar agents are making from. f 10 to 115 per day.
P.O. MTO. Cu11 =1d,Catokilf..Y.
chick
A hatches in
app r' that'when, the Arabs carried a temperatureof We would say that cotton, seed
'f the, Seville (Bigarade) from western 103. If taken from its nest or the (whole) is a feed with which we have

t\.* -: _India further west and finally into incubator,,and exposed for an hour, or had no experience., Never having Uz-7 loridaOratiges

?Spain, this sweet variety (the China) two to 40 or 50 it become fatally lived in a section where cotton was ,,ands .

=: ., had 'not,yet reached western India, or chilled. The downy covering affords grown. We have never had the op -
at' all events those parts of India then little protection. Thousands of incubator portunity to try its feeding value for '

->I .known:to.the Arabs." And De Can 'chicks get the fatal chill the firsweek t fowls-and do not remember having .

,'#I "" dofle says, "It, therefore, appears tome I! of their lives. Keep the littlefellows seen any definite data i in regard to i it Jw ,.

.probable that the oranges imported warm until thoroughly dried ,in, poultry journals. If fowls eat it i -

later',from''China by the Portugesewere .off, and furnish them a place to-hoverunder freely without any bad effects, such as [nvestments I t. .

: only of better quality than those that starts with a temperatureof becoming crop"bound from excessive '

-already: known in Europe and that 90, and does not fall below 80 lint-which: we, 'imagine the seed1 is i jevelopments.. '::-

ti A ;the )expression 'Portugal' and the first week. covered with-we see no season why ,

\, 10; Lisbon1'.,oranges were due to this drcumetance. It is the attentive poultry keeper it should not be used to a small extent, Attractions :' :- ,; \ .:", .,

." Gallesio himself con- who makes a success. If he sees a say a couple of times a week as a va Address, '. :,::/:: j

Teases,. "I dot know, .indeed, of fowl l moping, he investigates the causeatrace. riety. The effects of feeding it, or another Y G. D. ACKERLY : '
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any writer on agriculture who Iris the delays that are truly grain analyzing as high in fats ,'" ::': -,"- -,':'
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... has* spoken of the sweet orange d dangerous the poultry business. would be detrimental, if feed as a regular ", .;:: :

'-d. :as ,the ,mother species capable of Feeding fowls or chicks, except the feed; fowls, would probably soon THE TROPICAL TRUNK UNE -..,.,..'"'t.-. .: -'

:perpetuating and reproducing itself last meal at night, all or more ,thanthey become so fat to be of no use, except JACKSONYILLE.10A10A.. ", "-

0 .from"" :seed." Ferraris, writing In i il can eat, will sooner or later re fat. Cotton seed contains 1844 per -"
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,)1646, was J aware that sweet oranges sult in cases of indigestion. ActiVitywith cent. fat.Cotton. T

,: "- vctae'.true to- seed in China and the poultry means health; the over seed meal is used by prominent The watermelon growers met last

:P llipines,'but counselled grafting 0 fed specimens lose ambition,'and soon broiler raisers in the North to Saturday at Wildwood and were called

rict'this'defcct in the orange trees become sick or worthless as far as egg give a.rich yellow color to.the skin of to orderwben_ Ir.V.. ,Hunter, of ..

""r ,oC,Europe:= In fact, it took several production is concerned. Healthy broilers before killing time, but is Orange Home, was made chairman'

4 :centuries of grafting the sweet orange hens should always be ready for ,their never used to any extent as a feed. It, and R. E. Wicker, of Oxford, was

", "- hybrids to'f fix the.type sufficiently! for food, and should be made- scratch has been proven injurious if Jed too elected secretary. The purpose of

them tocome true: to seed, and it was or hunt around for a portion of it. regular, causing bowel trouble in growing the meeting was explained and a,full -

'not,till the'frost of 1709 destroyed all Use the farm for poultry by givingthe chicks. But to give color of fleshor and,free discussion was had. It was Y

.y 'the; orange; trees at Finale, on the flocks plenty of ,room,. and work skin, broiler men think it has n agreed that the best ,interests of all ;

.. 'Kiviera. .Liguria, a short distanwait with a view to make the hens pay the equal. S. S. D. othe growers could be best advanced ,

'ts: of Genoa, tome of the neg- same as is done for the cows, and the > by joining together for-self protectiOB. i. '

,kcted.s4ockiwere :found to produce resultswill be satisfactory; sensiblyadvises The Manatee Tobacco Company Before adjourning Mr.. B. ,C. Cham- "/:*

':" ,fiae_jeer'_ .oraDges. I can say from an exchange. Fifty hens on have planted twenty-eight acres, furnished bless, of.Oca1a, "was 'sleeted manager ..r::

0 ,Ja, owia' experience-"that the. seed obitter fan' acre, could give at least a clear plants to croppers on shares for of the Union, and it is believed ,J' :

; sweets produce sour or:. profit of$1 a hen, or $50,to the acre, twenty-one acres, and sold plants out- other meeting ,will be held. All

& In-1718-; .grandfather ofa I Io aria.the cost for shelter will be -lessthaD'for right for twenty-two acres-a total ,of are interested may write to Mr. Clrisi-

: .' .. 'great,Dumber: of :. larger stock., The fact that seventy-one acres, .employing aboutthirtyfive bless,'who will be pleased toy r'

-'""- .''-. '-.." -. '- yo. so few'}know. how tojceep large flocks hands.-Manatee County the plan proposed for th ,fprotection. !,"!s ,

-..... :,' .--' .' ":- ,for,pfofit. is:proof, that farmers. have,all Advocate., .,--Wildwoed G eke,:;'' : '
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THE PINEAPPLE.
: State News.. Our Rural Home.The Continued' from page 295, -- ,:

.... Why the Farmers and Fruit Grow:;'
.:... - .orange trees at Finale which fortunately -
escaped the freezes during this er Should Cultivate It.
It is inspiring to look at these trees Boy's Room -' ; a
century, even "the murderous freeze of
now and see that the coming season For Our Rural Home. Prepared and read before the Florida State::
will find 'of them once more T 1763, until 1782, when they were Horticultural Society at Orlando May 1897,by,-'
many complain,that country Frozen the George I. Russell. F
"loaded with golden fruit Present Does our boy to stumps. Gallesio says -

prospects i indicate that in the near l life is dull for hen? further: "Cut close to the earth, they Mr. Presiding Ladies and Gentlemen\:

.1 future the orange industry of Volusia If so, whose fault is it? grew in the spring vigorously, and So much has already ,been written .
Has he a room of his Own, furnished the sprouts known to be free were
: county will "be what if was before the pineapple culture, and, extracts of
after his ,own tastes, or has he raised without being grafted. .Unfortunately -
destructive freeze: Mr. J. B. Stet my article prepared last fall for the
what might be termed only a "bed a large number perished
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son, the orange .kiI g,- bought another Orlando Board of Trade having been
and board? 'by the frost of 1799, yet several stalks
recently and now owns published in most agriculturalpaper
grove If his taste in the arrangement and : escaped and each of them yielded in every
more than 600 acres of orange trees. in the country, I am at a loss
He, as a leader in the business, has furnishing does hot correspond with 1806 as many as 3,000 oranges." how to prepare a paper acceptable and

I decided that 'clean culture" is the yours, you might make suggestionswith Gallesio lists'eight 'varieties of oranges profitable to the Horticultural Societyon
that allows him thinkit
best method of caring for them.- a tact to : this subject without being accusedof
'!', Letter from De Land.It was partly at least, his own idea.It First, the type or Portugal ,orange. plagiarism.

'not be possible to furnish an Second the China ,
,
may orange.
hear and read 'of I have not dwelt- much hereto-
is gratifying to very
but indeed that is Third the red fruited
expensive.outfit, orange.,
Fore immense
the
of the on strides that have
the encouraging state pineapplecrop
If the floor is Fourth the dwarf fruited
not necessary. nicely sweet or
been made in the
on the' East Coast Two years business, and so
painted, with one or two pretty rugs, ange.
shall
their ask indulgence while I pointout
ago many growers were shaking or[> a square of carpet tacked crown in Fifth, the olive-shaped orange. your
considered the a few- facts which should ,be an
heads what
over they
and all the furniture homemade Sixth the double
the center} flowered orange. inducement
to farmer and ffuit
of the infant every ,
destruction industry
; I it will all Seventh the with
venture to assert be sweet orange ed-
events however have proved that their grower in the State to embrace the
highly appreciated, for he will realize ible skin. .
culture of
despondency was unnecessary, and today the personal interest you take in him Eighth, the pompelmo s. thejpineapple.
in The profits from a pinery exceed
,t the' pineapple fields are better ,
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which is more than silken covers or The last four varieties named are almost
before too cent. the profits from
condition than ever giving per
gilded polish. discarded as being essential varietiesof
> and bountiful harvest any other fruit raising industry in the
promise of a fine -
Let him, have a place for his mar: oranges. The fifth, or olive.shaped world. I do .
Much of the success of the industry not refer to the common
bles, balls, bats, games and books. orange, is evidently a varietY' of kum- varieties of the fruit, which amused
is due.to,thorough organizationamong
A clean box fitted with and similar describedas
dry goods quat, ones are almost
and the work of 'exclusively for canning and
the growers, shelves and papered around, make a growing in :Malaysia. The sixth is with which the has
Worth to
Lake compete
River and grower
the Indian
neat book case; another one like it a sort of navel and should be classed with the fruit
should imported at a two cent *
Pineapple Grower Association hold all the balls with the
would strings and sweet Sevilles. The seventhis tariff. I refer
; to our fancy varieties,
I serve, as an object lesson in to the every State. such things, dear to a boy's heart. a citroned orange with thick skin, with the immense six to twelve pound

grove or plantation owner IP possible have a table with writ- or an orangecitron, and the eighth, that have made
Orlando
pines famous.I .
Indian River Advocate.A ing material on ,it. It would do citrus decumana or pomelo, will receive have had friends remark ,
to me
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leading grower, who. has been much to encourage study. Such attention further on. The Portugal do advise

well'over the tobacco-growing,sections things are cbeap and he might be allowed or St. :Michael oranges, the "Why business you which you people to go intoa ,
practically con-
... of reported to Colonel Curtis that the to make a little money of his China or sweet Seville, and'the Malta rol; ?" :My reply has always been andis
total in Marion county this year them with. blood well known
crop own to buy oranges are too as the same today :: "If two-thirds of. .
would 'amount to fully 1,000 acres. I have noticed that if a boy has a distinctive varieties to need further the available land in the State of Flor

', As yet it is very much scattered in little money of his own earning, he is comment We will therefore considerthe ida was planted in pineapples the

.' small tracts,. the Belleview Company not apt to spend it foolishly, but will fourth variety named by Gallesio, product would not meet the demandfor ,

leading with fifty acres, but by learn how to value it rightly, and aud recommended by your committeeto ( the fruit of the better varieties-

;;;) '! another year it will be consolidatedinto spend it wisely. One thing in parti be placed in the alphabetical list- the markets of the United States alone.

larger tracts, that will necessitate cular should not be omitted, if he, is the dwarf sweet fruited orange of This statement is made only after-

"i curing'- to be a,neat boy-a washstand with China, of which Gallesio had no personal careful investigation, and I find that
houses. The Florida Central and everything necessary to make a nice kmowledge and which is pre the has
were public taste been edu-
< 'Peninsular company ,is doing a great toilet, conveniently arranged on it. sumably the China :Mandarin. cased to the. finer
consumption our
deal to develop the growing of the A girl's room always has nice towels, .As the Catalogue Committee was retail dealers will
grade pines
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,leaf,tobacco industry in this part of perfumed soaps and everything needful directed by the resolution that formedit handle the cheaper and coarser fibred!

the State, and through their efforts to make her sweet and pretty. to follow the lines of the American varieties.

the acreage in this county will be 'A,boy is just as sensitive in regardto Pomological Society's classification, Regarding the varieties, I am often

_greatly increased. Ocala letter in hij own appearance, but he is seldom the Mandarin varieties form a special asked by people who are about to en,
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Citizen. allowed such "luxuries" withwhich section in the catalogue submitted to ter the business "What varieties do

The Warnell company's possessions to make his toilet. this society, and this section has received you advise me to plant?" .

.. are as follows: A complete crate, It is unkind to allow only an old our special -attention.It The question is difficult to answer i'

basket, barrel and cup factory, with tin basin, a single soiled towel, and a appears that Rumphius was the a great deal depends on the market;

:t .the most improved machinery, sheds, brown cake of laundry soap. first European to give thorough descriptions the grower intends to supply. I have

", *;ware houses, dry kiln, etc.; a saw mill Of course it takes work and moneyto and drawings of the citrus here six plants in tubs in a healthy state .

), with a capacity of 30,000 feet per day keep his room as nice as his sister's; fruits of the Malay Archipelago, his of growth, which are ordered for the _

_ planer; rip saws and all attachments; If he is allowed, he' will furnish the work having been published in 1750, I exhibit of the U. S. Department of ,

.5 I eight miles of tram: road, with engine little money needed, and can soon arid,that the oranges he described as I Agriculture at the Tennessee Exposi-

.and"logging trains; one mile of yard learn, ,and delight in caring for his. Aurantium Sinense were not the citrus tion. I have already sent one shipment -,.

-: tracks with several trucks and dump own room., Aurantium Sinense of Gallesio and and these are excellent samplesof '

,carts;f one large hotel, twenty cot; Have him get a nice bowl .and other Europeans, but on the contrarywere the varieties I recommend. theyare

"Y g;," ,des, for employes; a well pitcher and'a cake'of Ivory soap; and the Mandarin class of oranges of my selection from over thirty varieties

= 'tJ .stocked_ commissary, a snug office, keep a cup of corn meal near it to aid which Citrus Nobilis, the Keonla oranges in the past twelve years, and ,I

:large tanks'and hose; work on an average in washing his hands clean when he of India (Our King) and China have discarded; all others. '

: ,, 'of 200 hands, twenty-five has been doing farm work, and if he .. Mandarins are varieties and the sweet, For all around shipping I advise all

they of: which' are girls and young knows where the clean towels are early ripening Suntara oranges of India growers to raise the Smooth Cayenne

::women; handle 40ooo'pieces of tim- kept, he can get one for himself, il, something like Tangerines;, the My reason for this is because the fruit

:b.ia day, together with nearly 700- his mother is busy, or to have some I type. packs nicer, keeps longer, and is equal

.. ., nails and tacks; ship .at least towels on a shelf in his own room. [Continued next week.] in size and quality to any pine grown;,_

'k 1-;:. ,'twenty'' solid?; cars of crates a week; quite handy, would save steps. i > For home consumption, the Abba'-

-_: hvein: enviable reputationfor hon There are few things a boy likes The-Cuban Tobacco Growers' Com ka is perhaps the best fruit beag,

-and'fair dealing. and value their better than:to take al, "chum" to his pany shipped".st week one hundred sweeter and than, the
more juicy
_t: 'at-$6sooo.; But with all this own tidy room to show him a new bales of tobacco to Tampa. ,This was Smooth Cayenne: It is not suchJai;. "

tfctv4fcmand for their material is great. book or the latest toy. probably the best one hundred bales fruit
pretty shaped however nor c aLIt
w't&B(the',. capacity and they Give him room to grow and keep ever produced in..the. United States. be, shipped: as. successfully $p, lie":! .

& CC&t & & /,another: enlargement in him. on the fenn. .
Northern market awl be
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rivah there.. This is a disadvantage, One of the best_known patent medicine and answer' :any inquiry he may wish. "

asi forced sale never brings the same concerns in the world has invented to ask.r .I Oranges

.,figure the'fruit would do under othercircumstances. a juice extractor, and a process e'"

: ,The Golden Queen of putting ,the juice up, preserving its A Stroke of Paralysis.

.ismexcellent plant, equal in some respects natural flavor. This concern has are heavy feeders of Potash. "

':; to"the Abbaka.: :My two most already planted a large pinery from The Patient an Old Man,'but'Recovers. Potash exerts marked influence

I expensive.plants' are the Enville City my stock, which is now in fruit, and .From the Sun,SehCflMfcofo, N. Y.
ndt:the: variegated Smooth Cayenne. expect pext fall to advertise the medi Peter G. Thompson is the foreman of on the quality and quantity -

"The latter is more an ornamental plant cinal properties of pineapple juice the carpenter shop of,the Schaghticoke of the fruit. Florida soils
N. Y.
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thati'a plant of commerce;the Enville and market their medicine. :Mr. Thompson recently a stroke of being largely deficient in Pot-

City shows great possibilities that have The United States contains 70,000-; paralysis, which at. his advanced years ash a heavy application of a "
:.sot.yet been fully developed. 000 people, and I have no doubt that may.very well have proven fatal. Hereis ,
half of them have what he says: fertilizer containing not less
In reading over the HorticulturalSociety's over never yet
r "I am sixty-seven years: old, and ,have than ofActual .
tasted the 12%
i report for 1896* I find sev- pineapple.
been employed as the foreman of the carpenter -
\eral errors:that'wish to correct. First These instances alone show that the shop of the Schaghticoke PowderCompany

4.the'report.describes the Smooth Cayenne market cannot.be overstocked at any for many years. In 1884, while Potash
time and excellent coming home from church, ,I'was stricken
as a'good apple but not the best. are reasons why
'. :It is, ,:without doubt superior to the farmer and fruit grower should with paralysis of the right leg. Very
any shortly afterward my. right arm was affected should be made. The best
the list I turn his thoughts to the culture of the J r
pirfein; printed. Second, the ,and so was my head, and left eye. in the will bear
state
report says that the fruiting season.is pineapple. .This tter'affliction waS'so serious that groves
:" summer., This is misleading. I can There is a much mooted question : all objects'appeared' double, and my sight testimony to these facts. -

P produce fruit at nny season of.the year, about the amount of cold a pineapplecan to'a certain extent was useless. AH about PoUsh-the results of its use by' actual l experiment *
"I had two physicians attending me, the best farms in the United State is
stand. I with twelvewinters' on *-
and ray best money crop is the one;I can say and also twcf noted occolists, one from told in a little book which we publish and w3i gladly
'. >cut'in winter- The Smooth Cayenne experience, that the pine will Troy and the other from Albany, though'! mail free to any farmer in America who will write for it.

"should 'be' marked D. C. S. if any stand as much cold as the orange tree. they could not help me, but of course GERMAN 93 Nassau KALt WORKS St,New,York:,

': "':,,should; ,"as it can be shipped to any foreign This has been proven beyond a doubt, their services cost a great deal of money
5: :ft ',market and will keep from four and it is a settled question that the and as I was not earning anything, this
alone was a great source of worrimentand
;. ;to six i 'weeks after being taken from the plants will recover from an unprece-- discomfort to me, for things looked

plant, and taste and look as if freshly dented cold snap in a single season. blue. _

picked.:. The Smooth,Cayenne should There are less culls in pineapplesthan "It was then that I took notice of an '

also'be marked as a vigorous grower, in any other fruit I know, and advertisement of Dr. Williams'Pink Pills ..ATALOGl1
for Pale and read of similarly
which it most there no which be destroyed People person -
certainly is. are pests, cannot afflicted as myself. who had been
,The Abbaka is the strongest grower easily, thus making the,culture cured in the summer of 1894. .
in 'the)lot,and also the most prolific of this king of fruits a pleasure,. "I at once procured a supply ,of the This book should be in the
,in plants. '.and certain to .fruit Thereportfails free from worry, with a certain crop pills and began taking them. Fused at hands of in all planting.who wish It to Is be a successful safer -
and comparatively no fluctuations in least four boxes before I noticed any guide, to right seeds and right
show this
to : but gives the change, but then began to improve, my methods. It makes you acquainted
'credit inferior the market price.: I have taken out with
to vastly variety. Yet, vision became normal, my limbs recovered -
S{ "whereas there, a grower of any varietythatcan of my pineries since' last September, their usefulness, and I was once Gregory's Seedsthe

:t p.oint.out any pine that, has over 80,000 young plants and 26,000 more restored manhood. purity and reliability of
produced'98 plants at a single fruiting pineapples, and in no instance have 1 "I am'absolutely recovered, which at which are known to all successful -
: ? my advanced ace seems a little short of a Gregory's Seed
i ; as,the Abbaka has done in my I had a word of complaint from my miracle. I really am better than I was 'Scatalogue is sent free of chargeto

pinery;? customers, showing that.the'plants are for years before .I had that stroke and anyone. J. II. anywhere.J. GREGORY. ft SON' ,
t _The commercial advantage of the hardy and thrifty( and the fruit every- Dr. Williams and his Pink Pills are .....l ead,It... e

,pine does not rest with the sale of the thing that could be desired. the uppermost thoughts in my mind -' ..

fruit. Each bf these varieties which There will be shipped from Orange night having and'day through, and Providence my thankfulness seen that for -.-

: ,; .I;recommend will give an' average of County within the next eight months newspaper advertisement, I can never '
from five to ten new plants each sea almost double the quantity of fancy adequately express." such an act by Congress..and the appoint- S

son'if properly treated, and the cost of fruit ever shipped in a like period.J1nd Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain, in a ment of such official.. .

treating "a plant properly for a year the supply then will ,not _half equal condensed to form new; life all the and richness elements to necessary the- The legislature is now in session at
give i.
*does not exceed two cents. the demand from two of our larger blood and restore shattered nerves. They Tallahassee. We sincerely hope its time
:Now : cities.A will not all be"l spent! in electing a United
suppose you plant an acre ,. are an unfailing specific for such diseases
with let :its say 8oo plants., It is good many of my friends on .the as locomotor ataxia, partial paralysis States Senator.. The :work of repealing
obnoxious laws that the
r safe to say that within two years from East Coast disagree with me about the St. Vitas' dance, sciatica, neuralgia, settlement of the State are, and hindering the givingto
:the time of planting will have' advantage of a cover. To them let rheumatism, nervons headache, the after
; you effect of la grippe, palpitation of the the people a fair State Railway Corn-
35roob:plants. If you wish to enlarge, me say, that the amount saved by the heart, pale and sallow complexions,. all mission should receive due attention.
,you are, then able to put out three cover in the prevention of the sun- forms of weakness either in male or .fe ,

acres_ 'more from your own stock, and burning of the fruit in one season male. Pinks;Pills are sold by all dealers, As we go to press the war between
the sale of the fruit and the remaining alone, more than reimbursed me for or will be sent post paid'' on receipt of Greece and Turkey is in progress. "'
price, 50 cents a box or sir boxes for Whether it is the entering wedge to a
:. 'plants will have paid all expenses my expenditure. In addition to this, is the .
$2.50, by addressing Dr. Williams Medicine general European war question
and netted you a_ handsome_ income.! pines grown under cover are larger- Company, Schenectady, N.Y. that is exercising the thought of the
These_are facts.which I have demonstrated and more juicy, the partial shade allowing -- .- whole civilized world. .
and cannot be disputed. the fruit to mature before An effort will be made before this Congress .

; _rl. :recently received a letter from ripening. The cover also, in a large for the passage of a bill regulating According to Secretary Hester of the ,
business of the
the commission
produce
from wnich I take the measure, prevents the moisture from New Orleans cotton exchange, 7,904,000 .
Pennsylvania United States. It is proposed that all per-
bales.were brought into sight up to April x
following extract to show you that the being absorbed by'the sun, and saves sons doing a produce ,commission, business 1, an increase of 1,50Q,000 over the corresponding ,
'ways'dispose of the fruit are endless the expense of irrigation; it preventsthe should be licensed by the government movement,from the previous ..
c evaporation of the volatile elements ; and that such license should be moderate __
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:-"The valueof: the pineapple is not in the' fertilizer, and saves 36 based general, on good responsibility character, ,and integrity that when-and crop.HOW'S ,

at'present'at;all appreciated, and as jt percent of the} expense in that direc! ever the conditions of such license or the THIS!

becomes known the demand and price tion.My law regulating the farm produce commission We offer One Hundred Dollar Reward "
will increase.: If I could get a.quan fruit brought me a better figure business violated;then such license for any case of Catarrh that cannot becured .'>' .

tity:of the,fruit' :a(; this time :I could last season than in any previous'year, should be revoked, never again to begranted by Hall's Catarrh Cure ( :1::' -:
to such offenders and that such :
showing that the better the fancy varieties F.J. CHENEY&CO., Props., Toledo0.
pay;:a good;price for it, for I have a'' other punishment be inflicted as the case
We the have known F. _
undersigned
of this king of fruits are known ,
of' it and '
putting cough merit. That official
I s way ; up as a may an appointed J.Cheney for the last 15years, and we.be-
... '.cold, and dyspepsia remedy,, and also .the better they are appreciated.I by and under the direction of the Secre- lieve him perfectly honorable in all business !-
u asp the:most delicious table syrup evertastedl.so"that : have already written a history of tary of Agriculture should be located in transactions and financially able to ,

-I, could sell quantities the plant, 'giving .information ,about cities amount or of districts farm produce proportionate commission business the-! carry out any obligation made by their /,

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t v quantity\ of,the fruit." how:.to prepare land, how,to plant and duty it,will be to look into and examine Toledo, 0. WALDING, KINMAN Drag& MAE& '. ,'

!Ii l The writer of this letter; has organ: when, ,and how to take care of a the farm produce commission business, TIN, Wholesale Druggists Toledo, 0. ; ...
.,., ;:itcd i 'Company? ;and work'has now pinery when planted. with the same cafe and object in view Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken tnt r.tJf,, .
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e4 oa the 'of have few of f this article that bank examiners'have in their repective'dietri 'acting directly upon the blood and SHKftcubus .
C 2 wwunc .. building a cover Istfll: a ,.copies ta, under the direction of the ..: ,
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far E tei :acre piB ry, for( which, I'have ,left, and shall be pleased to,supply comptroller' cnrre cy. The truckers per bottle. Sold by alltimonials system.drnggiTes-.

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-rijri iii Farmer'and> ; the simple, self-evident fact that orange then they will go and stick new trees on the grounds and will be fiUe,...

fi A C fA.:.Weekly: Newspaper published; at 16,Main'Street trees:are no longer of primary in the missing places. with a view to both convenience lindcomfort .
,'JacksonTiUVFIa.TERMS in: few The fields'are lying exposed now
,- .}\1 importance except, a places, as ;
:! ..j.t;, ', -" at ,Citra, for Instance. The people today ( the farmers,are plowing and the corn The walls of the room will be,papered ,

r ', OF. ,,SUBSCRIPTION raise strawberries, core, cotton, is not large enough to cover the nak-- with the matrices of the various .

.... ,Jot One' ,Year ..,._..!..................t..-.....\=2.00 melons, vegetables, and sweet .potatoes edness of the land and the orange newspapers, showing the front page, ;.
: for to Moaths":......................:. .....'x.eo ; and the orange trees-well, they tree no more spreads over them its with regular heading. The name or
In- Foreign- Countries .:.............i........ 3.00 raise themselves. The growers hale protecting shadow. On this hot, still title of the paper'will be painted in
s r t;t *. ;V"Subscriptions- -in all cases cash in generally cut the dead trees away "for Sunday afternoon the sun shines down I some bright, attractive color and the

i'"# advance. ,No discount allowed on one's the looks of the thing," as one remarked upon the fields from an uncloudedsky body treated with old ivory finish. It_
own subscription(except in a club) "but to and with that most of them with a power that is cruel. Oncein is proposed that all the papers that use
':; -all agents a liberal cash commission.will stopped, .so far as evidences oi culti a while we pass a farm whose matrices should publish an article on
be allowed on all
subscriptions obtainedby vation-are'concerned has left here and the Tennessee Centennial forwardthe
them. :Write for,terms. though we understand thoughtful owner
: a few of the farmers have there a tall pine standing among his matrix that contains to be used
p To every subscriber,'new or old, remitting
. ,, us $3,00, w&will send the paper:one budded their, sprouts. But this ,is a crops, and the hatfuls of shade which on the walls. The effect would be
, .year' ',and a copy of' Rolfs Vegetable strong,seedling region-it always was swing in circles around the trees afforda very novel,.and in this way every pa
Growing in the South ;for Northern =and the groves are largely left to, grateful relief. Seems as if even the per would advertise itself. The edi,
/ Markets post-paid.: For two new subscribers work out their own destiny. Thereare crops appreciate it., tors and business managers greatly,favor -
,at $ .00 each will send
we hundreds of thous- Yet this hot sunburned the scheme and offers of
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,, ,, postpaid, a' copy of Moore's, "OrangeCulture. sprouts, yes even sandy co-opera
v ." ands., visible from the car window region,has a vitality of its own. The tion have been received from .a very
,f'" Bates of advertising 1 on application., that are only two or three feet high; com of these sandy regions makes the large number of these. The idea is

Remittances-should be made by check many only a foot high._ They are sweetest bread known. Nothingcou novel and the effect will be very striking
:--, poetal note money, order. or registered mostly of yellowish cast; they show d be finer than its 'peanut pork. ; a papier manhe'lincustra Waltonis
letter to order of: the lack of, cultivation and of 'fertili There are melons and yams and vegetables something very new and with,an ornamental

.. '" 'fAEMER: AND :FRUIT GROWER, zation. ; the "cracker syrup" is as goodas dado in the Grecian Key
Jacksonville Fla. This is now the third season since the best maple of Vermont. Every pattern in gold will be remarakly

'_..- ..;_ *. Chat..W.DaCostaBaaineeiManager... the freeze, and, astonishing as it may article of' food grown..here is full of pretty. :Many newspapers have inserted ..

',.-..J '"..,1:::" .. Of" .. -- seem to the. stranger, there are some sunshine, rich, sweet and nutty. The notices with ornamental borderson

.., 4. ;- ..v-Moore'i' Orange.CnUnre..... ...... Si 00 trees sprouting now for the first time. yield is small, but the quality is un- their.front page calling attention to
* : > Rolra'' 'Vegetable Growing in the in of this there This is the home of the the fact that the will
.... 1' t. 'South for Northern J arket..... ,1 25 But spite are many surpassed. Exposition open
,... ,..." ;ff'- .. in the "fierce democratie" Florida the and close October and
'. .._r. missing places even groves : May i 30, urg
',. -- ,- _.-.. -*' which,have received some attention,- I sallow; fighting crackers, who repulsedat ing everyone,to attend who can possibly
"i>'>,: ." CONTENTS. -.?7 and these missing places probably Olustee the splendid regiments of do so., 'Another paper mentionsthe
4 ;'" 6 never ,will.be filled unless the farmers the richest government on earth.IN fact that the Tennessee Expositionis
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r with new trees. only event in the present
-', THE TRUE ORANGE BELT.
GBOVK AND oacUARD-The:'Standard Oil
L .!+ Gmei-How'Some Great oran ..:Prop: :-, Even where stood the once famous year, and they all state with 'em ,,
ertles Are.. Managed,............'"'.:... >.K. 391PIKERT groves of ':Citra, on the right side of At Wildwood quitted the black phasis that the Exposition excels in
: It? .. the raihoadther seems only a thicketof jack regions of the peninsular back- beauty of design and execution of its
s" :-Pineapple Culture Around Orlando
;; ..; .;..'.,: ,-Mr.,Russell'*Pinery, ....,............... 292 low bushes' covering the entire bone,.turned southeast and plunged in- buildings even the great World's}"a r.
- >-,*/-,*-''::"'" State. Horticultural- -Society-Meeting- at OflandoPmident .,' surface, while on the left side there is to the lake region. In space of a few -....-

t" Taber'..,. Address...?._. 293 more progress, and the dark, flashing miles occurred a remarkable transfor Protection for Florida Products,,
Nomenclature 'Committee-Report, by, B.S. green of the young oranges stands out mation in the orange trees. Here Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:

:3 Hubbard*.,.'....":.',''':."...""........ 294POULTRYPoultry conspicuously above the bushes. they are mostly uf fine condition, of a I feel I should add my mite towards

:' : Hints";; Crc.1n; the, Peed Stretching,far back under the vast, dark, flashing -green, often eight, holding the hands of all those who
.. ;!;< :Than in the Breed./.- iv ........... 395 towering forest trees,which still shadea twelve or fifteen feet high and broadin interested up in
::',' State News...............rU..f. ".*..!....-_ 296 fifth sixth the proportion. Many of them could are giving the citrus
t--r or of ground, the vista fruit industry, pineapples and other
t.-, .='- -r-, brut:RmuL HouK-TheBoys'Room..H..296.. .... "... is like that of 'a frontier clearing.Yet carry from two to nye boxes apiece. things that Florida is particularly interested ,
: :.Tfie'lPineappWpaper'Read lij Geprge. -i these Asthe, cars rushed swiftly by we could
one of grove owners owning in their full share of
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:: : :- Russell State HorticQlturalSodcty! 296- hundreds of acres of trees here says not tell whether they had frnit on themor
Licensing the Produce Commission Easiness_. 207 not. But there is the making of tion.Texas
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J' ., they are spending ten dollars "here and Ohio demand it on their
uv.\' 1; Southward.. Intam Orange Be t*'protection' where they are spending one down in fruit there-no question about that. wool Alabama
Tennessee
-.:.:. ,. ,For Florida. ;ProductsrThfPresoand the and Penn-
This condition of the continuesall
4 ._ l:,."t'? 'Tennessee Centennial,;...>. 298 Lee county, below the danger line. groves sylvania demand it on their mining
-:. ;'! ',<. '.. Markets;; Pineapple.MoTanenT; The Sherman Down,along these oak ridgesoakbushes the way to Orlando. Of course, dustries and manufactures, Georgiaand
,,,>--:: 1V'" '* nU-1'tust.L&wNeed' : .of Another'Express and saplings topped out with there are a few abandoned groves, Mississippi on their cotton, Lou ,

.. :"-:.f, ...Ccfopany' in. the South..-.... 299 pine-the*train runs this still Sunday and there are a, few missing places in isiana and South Carolina. their'sugar
'. .' :: WEATHER. .iiro. Caere-Government: Report 300 afternoon like a, scared deer, and those best cared for. But the situa- and rice, and so I might go ,on.

.;",.': :Statertema. .-..;..;..& ...-...,..........."...*...... 504 hoops:for the passengers.that do not tion, on a whole, is most encouraging.There But Florida, that has the cheapest
\ :. come. The people are all here, all the is no 'room for doubt that here all labor to contend against, in South

: t- residents just as before the freeze- orange trees are- of. primary import- America, ,the West Indies, Mexico

,_. Ji1; < ''Weather} la Jacksonville.EB., only the huts are deserted, the stop ance. 4t- and Italy and others of the same ilk,
."'. '.tfj--, t.; .;.. 'Week'*" ? -.*_ ping places of squatters, movers and 9The. .Ie- must be left to the tender mercies of
gndlnr.May ,
o : id' :' .. ? '*. :: -'". '- 4- 1897#_ bachelors. Yes, the negro i ig gone, Press and the Tennessee Cen- the audacious contingent of fruit dealers -

";.'h r-.:,, '.- F.t-.;"t : .il' d. iF .t.. -3 t. -. too. He does ,not'take kindly to the tennial. and many of them fruit growerstoo
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;""..:' .-:;::"- 5'i', ..:'t'-,"' ... .. DATE.jF "' ''.. .g.., .S If a.II o.- sand. ,He followed the white man here "The power of the press". is being from Italy.
-' -: :-....-"-. .., -. ..'.-h:'!' tIJ 'ot' }3 I )1 r'Lo 1i i, only because he then
,<).... -tIJ -' -11II"- \ was prosperous, exerted to good advantage in the in- They are now and have been tryingto
/t. : ;- ; :.-i'AprH a8.;....... 6S 75 '88. 64' -i4 7J -; 0 because there were oranges to gatherfor terests of the Tennessee Centennial dictate to our lawmakers at Wash
_; '.. .- .- "-* ....' ,J9..;....,. 69 '74: 85 63 17 76 T But now the '
i money groves are Exposition. The leading newspapers ington just what protection the fruit
:';'\ o .o: 30*..... 70 83 68" 15.. I"' .uo O
:-t.Mayt.-: ........ 66 ,68 76 64 11:70 .01 gone and the negro is gone, todv; He of'the country, and almost all-Southern growers of Florida need. Those amos*
'<,,' :-.' V:;4. -.." ,8......'.. 57 69 74 .5.1 21 64 0
*'*?. .. takes to muck as naturally as a Berkshire have had articles beau- them that fruit
*\ >*" '% "- .._. .m%' .,..* 64 75 83 59. *4 Ji 0 papers long are growers as well
L=>.- --"niti.,._\' ,-.-,, .-.,."' ,,4j; ..,.'.. -68 -69 -81, -64. MftVM 17 72 < 0 ; rich lands'are his abiding.place. tifully illustrated: ) descriptive of the as importers have no groves in Florida .

0 ,:.s' :: .-.-Yeau........... 66 71 81 63 19 -72 -.09 Will.orange growing pay here in buildings and grounds and their contents or the West Indies|-not much, but

rr.-; ,,.'J"0,_; L ,,,,, :.'Y'e Ia1ramf&1l., ," -- n._ I these. lIght...sands, these blackjack and in almost every issue they in some foreign province.
'I Sfc- >. H---" A.'J.,MITCHELL, Observer. I ridges? The' farmers are not asking have something to say in its.favor. It These smooth-tongued gentry would

...,} t, 'ft., ::r.::,. '... that q es .-: ::. ,. .( ..'- f living jus't now fr.om corn and,other prompters of the enterprise did not all this for the interest 'of Florida.
Into the
Jpeathwurd Oranffe-Belt: staples; ,No doubt much if embark in' it Now child than
'. ?si-i.& ;;t we orange as a money making ven- ,any knows better this
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<- r Beginning at. Lawtey and running 'gtowi igwil-cver} pay here as aspecJaltybUl ture ; on the contrary, the spirit that They are wqrking for their own interests -
'; wn;along the backbone of the'penk ;, the groves will be re- imbued_ themyas distinctivelyfor _first and Italy's .next They are
".a ''-gip one,does cot have:,to lookout stored just-) the same-in ten or the general good. The press of simply here ,to make, money, juttatthejr '

''iIDePt'wlndow: ; very! .hard-to per twelve years-yes, even these yellow, the.country fully appreciates that;fact :would be, if it was:to:their interestiaaay -
I ft SrI ". Ihat'this yregion; .k no, feeble sprouts: The,orange will :notrtay and aids the Exposition in every way oihr:country'under_iM MIL.

.-..,? '0 -.m,. .tbji-ort. e Wt" Dresently. down ji it,will grow* up; j into your possible., .A han&oea&building f for I:Wejwt bem'Jt&dma Artides atbe

..it, my- ;::Be"-".-.'htttorKally.Y*- ..,ByT laCe.After'awhile" "", ; : the- farmers,0'" will the reception,.'. of',&e. '. m" "*Bk K'9f'tB! : I ,FrtA":"""",_.n-<,Tr' ntde" ;Jowwi_ t;.'wTrttca- -.... ,-:Iw.... ..' F., ....=..
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;: j <:: J !B li.. In their entire articles r fail Green peas, ..... ............ crate ntoijoo.
.\ ; a '" ? Turnips,.....................bunch no demand
: 7 g f ::if; hind one-word of respect for our Florida Honey.... ,...pound section ,xo FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA
h.t the head 'thereof or New.Potatoes..................barrel 2.50 to 3.00
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.... ; -.:; rt ;government Strawberries ..... ............ quart ,08 to .10 ,
: ; s1t' ;Florida,or)her .great .i industries. But Asparagus.......!.............bunch) lotouXSquash. .
;: oothe how it will ... _....................crate .50 to .75 .J'AOKSO LE.
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CHARTERED 1874.
}J rt':: _;;: and .at the, same time try- ,NEW YOBK, :May 3rd, 1897.Receipts CHASTER EXTENDED, 1894..

;' :f' ;T; **%"V ing, to impress, upon our representa- since last Monday by leading strength By SRuJl 10 yet meet liberal all fejKie'SSdV"18{ achieved the highest reputation for aOlidity.. .

:-ff'._*. ''lives what Italy will do linear Classified vegetables-1023 We foreign
:i : at Washington the most favorable terms, drawing our,own
: pkgs onions, 16,612 pkgs cabbages, 7,328 drafts 011 an parts of the world -

j"/r'E : as'ifTVC'dare..to give :our own, markets pkgs beans, 12,588 pkgs peas, 5,621 pkgs favors We shall invite at a aU visit times or co receive agy looking toward business relations. assuring you that YOUI

t;..r f;;.... > .,.?. 1 burown people.' *, cucumbers, 1,196 pkgs, tomatoes. 1,371 t and careful attention
t J- f* The fact tiS, we don't care what Italy pkgs lettuce, 3,543 pkgs'spin.. JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY

,:. JTJ li: ',:.: does or:.what she does not do, as' re- ach and kale, 2,927 pkga radishes, President. Cashier.

'f f'(;4Jf ::i ':.gards our' fruit: industry, we: demand 3,354 boxes-10,263 asparagus.pkgs and Unclassified 1,450 bbL crates vegetables Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.new .

f l' ;" -;k-a.first share.of our own markets. It latter chiefly cabbages, and former

ry..; 'i.fi : 'is1 high time all such gentry were shutout chiefly tomatoes and beans. Of the South .
-i/; : peas ; per crate, 2.75 to 3.00; toma- Bradley,RcdJUld. Eugene B. Rdjtetd.
A'} 'l" ': : '" ;of, the committee rooms at:Washlington. above receipts, 42,365 pkgs came by toes, Florida, 3.00 to. 3.50, :Mexican 3.00 ESTABLISHED

.' ;'., } ';. ., Jf they don't like the, country Penn. R. R.; 8,958 by Ocean S. S. Co.; to 3.50; rhubarb Southern, per box, REDFIELD 1871.SON
'' 7,162 by D.Jine, and 8,796 by B. & 0. 1.00 to 1.20 beets doz. bunches & ,
_ l ) > :. ) people of this nation that they ; .per ,
',"-)' \'. allude seeds R. R. No account. obtainable of express 40c to hoc; wax beans, 2.00 to 2.25; green, Commission
sneeringly to as, "hay Merchants
: i : : } receipts. fancy, 1.75. to 2.00; egg plant, doz,' 1.25
,4..1 ;: f and: if they. don't like our Sunday The arrivals of southern green vegetables to 1.50 BATTEESON. Co -AK0-

t' \ :::4,-$:: "schools nor the. way we do things in have shown considerable increase ,.- -

i t ''%: ; ",' general, let them return from whence this:week, but the market has'condition, as a rule, Pineapple. Movements. Fruit Auctioneers

--, .f -"jthey: ; came.. One thing is,certaini; we been desirable in fairly qualities.satisfactory Considerable irregu-for Jacksonville, May 6. 141 Dock Street, PMladdpMa, Pa.

: J. E5,.. :* 'lan:get along without them here Or larity in values is still caused by the receipt We shipped yesterday 559 standard We handle all kinds o1 Fruits and Vegetables,

f \: first-class condition and bringing excel- our custom)or by the audi system (recently
k ,.0;: ,high time our representatives told particularly by express. The advantagesof
lent prices. Weather on Indian River added to our business)as you may desired:
':r i :--: : *., -:.them sot and! that we in Florida can an early morning delivery this class and Lake Worth favorable; rains have
of produce are so evident, it is unfortunate -
"'-: get'along'without any of their foreign been followed by sunshine, bringing the
that all.of the receipts could not be .
'. 'oN'd" "v. e. No, my friends, if we are to landed in market in time for ,the best fruit forward rapidly. We are shipping WORK
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.' 4 -k' full share ; it .is her right. Don't.let NOTE.-Some time ago we'had occasionto thousand barrels of Havana pines 'received Jn selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables .

7 .. ,:' .know north south east notice the arrival of Florida strawberries in New York. shipped to. us is our motto. WE
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.- 1. : E. P. POBCHIB, GIVE SENT US BY GROWERS
1 1 ,'. -* ''west: but all share.'alike. One of the by express in a new refrigerator car, FIRST"PLACB BECAUSE WE NEVER
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e. and to comment upon the excellent condition ,. BUY OURSELVES. They are protected
!f J ,arguments: they brought before Congress of the fruit upon arrival. Another by our 40 years experience without default...<
1 to was that their fruit comes herein of these cars'called( the HcArthur ing a d Uar.. Enquire as to our standingand <
., f c ; FOB ALLAYING HOARsENESS AND IBBI- financial stability which any bank or
t ;':" '._ a'heated condition i and much of it after the patentee) arrived this week by TATION orT lE THROAT. "Brown's Bran- merchants having mercantile reports on

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That alone should condemn the cheap car has a novel arrangement of ice bunkers Avoid imitations. -' your name for our quotations. Stendland
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SI ":;. foreign fruit to all those who prize provements to secure dryness and perfectair 0TH

!:.J. J ,. ; 'their .health. i, circulation The contents upon arrival $ SUERMA.NANTI-TRUSTLAW. FRENCH ,tic CO.,

demand her and here last Tuesday morning were in
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!,<< _." fine order and the car certainlyseems 116 Warren St., New York.
b very Its Combinations.
.that she them. Application Railway
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l- capable": doing '
r f >' .: B. M. HAMFTO& the southern-trade. : 'ESTABLKEED 1855.. .
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I .t ":':'s, r:..-.....:.,.'_Frostproof. f, Fla. Beets, Florida, per bushel, 50c' to The Supreme 'Court of th'$ United .
:r !! .J J.OO, bunches per bbl. 1.00 to 2.00 States has declared that railroads'are

; ?:-.; flarkets.tr Charleston, per 100 bunches, 5.00 to amenable to laws against a restraint of Need, of Another Express' Company in

....1.; ;" ,. ': 8.00; celery, Florida, large to extra, trade and that a traffic agreement be- the'

r:, :... '.:..0'.: .. .,,,",, v-- doz., 75c to 1.00, common to _medium, tween them is illegal under the Sherman 4 South,
:it. :vS ,,-'" 20c to 50c; cucumbers, Florida. fancy, anti-trust law of 1890. *, The(following is;an extract from a circaar'xccently -
-A \ !&.cxsoNYILLE..FLA.. May 7, 1897. basket, 2,00crate 1.75, to 1.87, poor -This decision is in the case brought by ; published: a mailed by an

\ :x .>.',."....:;.!-. :>., FRUITS AND PRODVOE.a to good, 1.00 to 1.50; egjr plants, the United States district attorney ofKansas .Evansville.lnd.; ,,conun1: sion house:
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t iit-. ""*.'';....::.:." 4. Corrected by Mane:Bros. Flonda, per half bbl. box, 2.00 to 8.00; to dissolve the Trans-Missouri '"Florida' Strawberries are coming In
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-* |"' c'" 'tots fetch are prices avenge above top quotations.quotations Extra,while poor Onions, Bermuda, per crate, 2.25; peppers Freight Association, which included .freely[ ) but they wiirfetay high this year.;

t. !I r ,''ii. lotlle11 ower. Florida, per carrier, 1.00 to eighteen western railway lines which had The Southern: Express., Company, who:
I | ;;', "<'Apples............................bbl 3.50 1.50; string beans, Florida, round wax, come to an agreement on freight rates. control all outlets frqm that State, has
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basket, 2.00 to 2.50, crate, 1.50to This decision is far-reaching in its application opportune'jn order to pa&fa
*. ,, ;Lemons, Messina.....:........ box 3.00 per :
/ y 3,? :.Hflgi&h' Peas dried,..............bu 1.25 2.25, flat wax, per basket, 1.50 and affects not only railway con prosperity onward tp raise their rates J to
? } ., peanuts best\brand...... ........ .04 to. ..0.Cabbage to 2.25, crate, 1.00 to 2.00, green, binations and trusts, but labor and trade almost double the amount of prevk&g
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tt ***. D h*atoesBurbanca....... ........bbl. LSo. per per owners
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t ". ;, Fla... ,..... ......,. crate 1.2510 I.SO ripe, ,. green "
a i! :!,5.'i-1.t''Oaton'l::', .:;>peas 1. eye .......?......bushd I.SO and mixed, 2.00 to There is on the one hand too much blind blessings of monopolies.
\.. ;j"1" .;.;;tr,;f*' .".. brOlln-eye. ,.................bu I.SO 2.75.FBENCH & Co.Pittsburg buying of high grade commercial fertili- The. Leesburg, Commercial, thus comments .
r o '""! C,:-".',"_-? "- t 'clay .......:.......!.. ...::bu I:3S zers on the principle that the best is always on'the above:

f! 11 :I' "'.' .WhP Bed'lUppers..r..bu OOnriU..bu I.SO I.SO > S t the cheapest,and on the other hand "Ana .yet there are. newspapers_and

,j. t ,::-.''" i";-' R s.--. .........._doz .12 :Market. there is too much buying of low grade politicians> in this State who persist in ,,
i -". ,;;,: :, ';'''-' Cucumbers Southern bushel, 2.50; goods because they can be had at 'a low claring that there is no need for a cow: ?**

lfj' .i k. .VEGETABLES AND; .POULTRY. tomatoes, extra fancy 3.75 extra choice, price. Commercial value does not al-t mission to stand between; the people,awl

F .r: .: < Corrected by Davis & Robinson. 3.25. ordinary 2.25 beets,Southern, doz.: ways represent agricultural value; we the corporations'in Florida.':HW long -II;
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t Hubbard squash ...............bbl 1.50 I bushel, 2.25, green, 2.25, green and wax, crops and supplement! this knowledge bymtelligent. extortion as practiced nponthe: f WTwit a.4
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WEA'l'WSA.Nj CROPS. rains are more seriously felt over this ,shower Thursday did much good;' ",

district than other sections of the corn looks yellow and growth of( .cotton "'d:. ''
'" State.: The condition provokes serious retarded.W. C. Andrews. '. ,
Week_Ending May 3rd, 1897. ; ,
concern in..l many,counties, being decidedly Silver Pond,-Higher: temperaturesand ; t-"
Precipitation: Week 'opened withpartlyovercast more acute,however, in Sumter: warm: sunshine have. improved
skies with *
scattered County, where some reports state no; crops; rain is needed: on uplands;
showers on the 29th'and uniform 30th of,April.Rainfall.was'quite north: rain for;nearly three.((3)) months. Overlarge a high ,winds first.of week.- A.J. Spen
over section of this vegetable;
county,
portion, but badly distributed over: interests have been destroyed, and cer.Watertown..-Cool and windy-riot ,

Central District, the section wheremois'ture he welfare of corn, melons_ and canes good for crops-:one or two slight '
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is greatly'needed. The being severely,taxed. Scattered, showers; rain needed; outlook fair
amounts were light over Western and in some instances quite satisfactory for all ci'ops.-E. G. Burke.
counties. The need of .rains is t
good showers fell; more is needed, and Boulogne.-Week yery favorablefor
: distressingly urgent in,some Central only copious, steady and general rains! planters and growers; rains during .
counties sections of which have
not can bring desired change. Partial\ week and crops looking well.-L. P.Tracy .
;; been favored with sufficient moisturefor relief and i
was given; April 2th 29th '
quite ,two months. In .Surapter when_ refreshing: i .showers fell.oyer portions Switzerland.-Dry and rain needed; .z
4 countythere seems to be 'some suI. of Hillsborough, Sumter, Lake, one shower, on Friday; crops not seriously -
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fering among" stock, where watering Marion, Pasco, Orange and.Volusia damaged.-W. C. Steele., ,
places are limited. Showers 'have Counties. Where moisture has been
Lloyds.-Corn making slow growth
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,been quite copious, .though' not satisfactorily only fairly sufficient, crops 'have ref oats doing well; cottonJooks bad ; no ..

distributed, in Orange,' Vo- sponded quickly, and vegetables, corn, rain.-G. E. Dennis. by
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-' lusia, Hillsborough, Polk, Marion p potatoes; melons, cane and; tobaccoare Lake Hall-:-\Yeek dry; favorable ] ; to
and Pasco counties. Many districts l
,pushing forward. Orange trees for cleaning crops; early corn looks R
of these counties however not
wt were to stand dry weather well and well, "
late
appear ; early oats good; oats a
so favored, and general rains would show no marked,deterioration. Some failure colton\
; ; begins to grow ; more t,
y be timely hail over detached section on 3oth; np com planted this year.than last; cattle 1 -
th-
Western District: damage*resulted. ,_ look well.-W. B. Radford.,

The week was generally favorable, Southern District: Central Dz"slnifascoUe.Fine!-: I,

,and farmers were active cleaning 'Timely rains on 29th and 3oth rer ]. rain.on 29th saved ; by-
of, Rainfall was light '
crops grass. ,
Freshed vegetation very much., Corgi) Ever-
>: ,being'sufficient,in'places1;to, soften the crops from failure; crops not come } .
improved; potatoes being planted; well tomatoes and,"cukes"
packed'and. hardened'soil, this condition up ; being '
well
cane looking pineapples roundf
shipped.-D. H. Rosenberg.
being caused by heavy rains of : &
ing.o to good size. Hessian fly will
--: ) Center Hill.-Rain, on, 28th and City.-
previous weeks. Cotton chopping :
cool winds caused no little damage } &Ty
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2pth} has, broken drouth of three
with the
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County. Vegetal .
showing' an improved condition; corn, months; not enough rain yet; all .
ble season in Lee County has abound | by
though not entirely free from the,yel- Preparations being made tQ .crops short,-W. H. Howell. IB,
Linden. Good shower on first 8p'ps,
',low color'engendered by.previous ex ;
ship pineapples. Bir
; ,cessive rains! and abnormally low temperatures spring vegetables a failure; rain came J I ,Sou.
}shows,more vigor and. a CORRESPONDENTS'" REMARKS., .. too late; cattle suffering for water; ,&P.

disposition: to return, Jo .a healthy Western District! :, % corn doing as well as could, be ex, > Holly Jack

_' ,_state; large area of tobacco was set, C4ico .-Ploughing,out corn; cote ,pected.-W. H. Heard. } Ever-Bir
and cane looking fairly well. Some .ton coming on, well corn not goodstand :! Lake City.-Extra good look for

.:: ." :low. lands'are being replanted for cotton ,.-ZT. Messer.Bradfordville.Few, catching up with farm work ; rain 0:1; Eire
only
and corn; as a'rule, fruit outlook local shower needed,-W. B. Knight. }
is i Bay hill.-Continued' drouth ruined and
not promising particularly
,pears, much needed by tobacco growers]} '
which have* been badly damaged by corn and cotton,doing fairly well; oat truck gardens and corn is, late; winds la
have injured melons) fine rain on the
"blight. Grapes and ;
scuppernongs not EO good; no warm nights yet.--r I
and' some varieties of peaches look Jno. Bradford. '3oth.-B. B. Bradley. I ,

well., Light general rams with warm Tallahassee fine Orlando.-Crop, conditions greatly *, ,, "
chop
: ''nights' wilt cause' a 'material change ; ; improved by recent rains; corn and

L 'bribe. better mall, products. Higher looking ping cotton well; some stand crops of finished cotton.fair.G. ; corn.-;- vegetables doing well; tobacco growing
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nicely, also trees-J. Mi ,
; temperatures will! lessen the damage S. Winthrop. orange *. .
Rice..
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from
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; :Nvrtlrirri'Districl, : growing crops; need light rain,to soften mail,cards so as to reach this office
'Cotton chopping? setting tobacco, lands, for plowing;, and make, late NOT LATER THAN SUNDAY of each offers.

,working corn and_shippingvegetablesii cotton.come up ; oats not heading out.J. week. Each card"is a factor in the to

i:! :were. ,carried on over"this district. B. Roach.Molina.Week. preparation of f the Bulletin, and even (sent

,_Some'advices report,cotton as having favorable; crops if.you'have but little'to say, let the .
the; "yellow-shank," but this trouble look well; much complaint of replaning {- card come. We wish to hear from ,-L.,.._.
t .J' does not appear general for the staple 'com ; cane ,looks' well and good you. Should you fail:to receive the
'l has., made fair progress during the stand; vegetables abundant; insects Bulletin, please inform this office. R. R;'
.t"4'week., Previous weather' conditions bad ; fruit outlook not, good' -W. H. Note: Postmasters please post for

have caused, crops to be backward Trunmer. the bene fit t.of the. public.,
4:. .and. grassy. The week was favorable Sampson.-N eed.raiIi badly; crops A. MITCHELL .-
.,, .. for,clearing crops, and closed with sit looking some better; corn still has. a Section J, Director.,

., /.nation: more ,satisfactory.! Goodly yellow color; cotton chopping gee.eral IK
_ showers. add much vigor to vegetables ; cane and potatoes growing-H. The canning factory is neither, a

M over a large section. More,rain C. .Ryals. dream nor a probability-it's: a cer ae.
t- ,is ;needed for tobacco and potato Northern District: tainty.. The machinery is being put i ,IB4" to '

,planting. The immediate necessity Huntington.-Crops have made ;1'' ip place and everything will, be in' : ,>tefa

r as', :for light general'rainssufficient, slow, growth during the, week, though. readiness almost any day now. The' .-
mellow soil
the and stimulate
to analready
v :>: the showers of Friday gave all vegetation building is large one, 42x102 feet,
c ; retarded growth of cotton, aed
erected this
a brighter appearance; sweet and was especially for J ee-
ti com,: cane, tobacco and vegetables.J potato planting goes on.-Benj.. N. business, under, the.supervision of. Mr. "
>skiency.( of rainfall appears greatoYer IIIIt.!
Hafer the
Bradt F. H, manager of the
:: Putoanvahd.Nassau counties A week for farm Farm Field and Fireside ,
s: Mcdenny,; ,good : Colony ..
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winds:'did some '
__ damage to or-
work and crops growing oB nicely; Company The roof is of galvanize
.'.-.;;, sprouts and 'cut-worms injured rains fell in portions county j; insects steel, and the ,machinery is of tlje; .ra- ;

cora.:- :Bean shipments increasing andO&crY ,have been bad, but stands are;,good latest patterns and. :most popular ; If

T; fcfcbks becoming plentiful.Deficieacy .. and outlook favorable. -H.:,L. Reed kinds,, and a twentyhorse. power engine.will '

'W---'' '"'pi_;.... Archer,-Drjr 'weather and cold be;used 1A_the. operations.Greta .- : ,

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... .3Q.gf"4"! THE FLORIDA 'FARMER FRUIT-GROWER. MAY l? :., '

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GRASS (P ASP AI.UH PtA-
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RATES.-Twenty words, name and address, awtey,Fla.PHOENIX. -

':_.Protect| Iy ur Crops. Make 'Your Own 'Insecticidesy ... one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents.. 'NothIng NURSERIES.-A CHOICE 8K-T. '..;. ..

Small Cost < ; : taken for less than' 25 cents. Citrus Trees at bottom prices,No .,*fr z*
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a Very Advertisements for this column MUST be pre. back numbers. Fourteen years ia the businessSend '
paid. for price list before buying. --- **-.-*---
f Ammonia Water .36 'in 7.poundbottl 1 each.. .z' Send PHENIXNURSERIES '
:degrees, f < no stamps larger than two cents.
White'Arsenic,10 cants a pound. '. ,".' "'" Initials and figures count as one word. -12-26-12: Braidentown,Fla.;

.Carbonate of 15 cents '> ,
Ammonia a pound.

.Carbon teofBoda. 5-pound packages, 20 cents a package.- FANCY TANGERINE!bud-wood true SATSUMA to name Four and Dollars'Cen- FOB EXCHANOE.-BUDDED and budwood in exchange CITRUS for pure y

'Carbon Bi Sulphide, pound tins, 25 cents a pound. per 1,000. Address H. FRIEDLANDER, Inter- blooded Plymouth Rocks and Brown Leghorn /
fowls. F. D,WAITE,BeUeview, Fla. a- -tf ;
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Caustja Soda, 60 pound cans,'7J cents a pound ,Fla. 513UOR 13
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.Copper Carbonate, single pounds, 40 cents apound.. .' > SALE-A 'lot of seedling'Pomelos, buds HOROUGH-BRED' MAMMOTH' LIGHT-

.Copper Sulphate;10-pound() packages, 70 cents a package. J} averaging about half to three-qurter inches JL Brahma Cockerels and Pullets, $i.oo to 2 00.
a .. Quick Lime,'per barrel 90 cents. .* in diameter,also Queen and Abbaka, Pine slips. Plymouth Rock Pullets, $1.00 each. From prize
London Purple 25'cents.K&Dthaline. A.J.ALDRICH,Orlando Fla 5-1-5 winners. Mas. GOMPERTS. ,
per pound,
6 mos Lady Lake, Fla.
'.' l0-pound packages, per pound, 8 cents.ParisGreen STRAWBERRY PLANTS Schnadelbach's -
: per pound< 30 cents. ,,'-: Nnnans per 1,000$3.00. '
IJ/ Two
SALE Leon farms
SCIINADELBACH county ,480 acres
JULIUS Grand Ala. FOR
Bay
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Potassium Sulphide, pound 39 ce i1ts. 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and
Pyrethrum Insect Powder,lest, 32 cents pound,, ,, .*. tobacco growing.' W.B. Clarkson,Jacksonville,
K, Rosin, $2 a barrel. Fla. 8-24-tf

Sulphur &( pound packages, cents, a pound. NURSERY TREES.-cARNEY. PARSON r
Tobacco -Dust, barrels, cents, samll lots 4 cents a pound. SMOOTH CAYENNE ABBAKA GOLD Grape Fruit budded low on =
Tobacco Stems, 50-pound packages} cents a pound. '. EN QUEEN PINEAPPLE PLANT.FOR sour stock,at very reasonable prices .:'.I .
SALE BY SMOOTH CAYENNE PINEAPPLE 6 mos 0. GOMPERTS,.Lady Lake Ela, '
J ,These prices are for quantities mentioned herein. For larger quantities CO., PINE CASTLE, FLA. i
write for We at all times furnish formulas 6-1-3 SALE OR .
please special quotations are pleased you FOR EXCHANGE.new.200-Egg.. ..
and give all necessary information for making up Insecticides. and Brooder. Address 'D. ,-
tf Care of Farmer, and Fruit rower._
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C < nlV MARTINEZ! : HART'S LATE AND PARSON BROWN
\ a and Buds. Write for prices eta. ,': tr
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BEE KEEPERSSEND 123 tf W.H. MANN, Manville, Fla... i 3
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ii_ '._ P. 0, BOX 89, JACKSONVILLE,.FLA. for our Catalogue,before ordering Hives. WRITE W. O. TILGHIffAN, PA-
We can save you money and time. Our work is ,and learn how to cause your
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first-class. Mention this paper. stock to.come either sex you wish. 3-13-16
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YANKEE NOVELTY WOKS, ,
x 4-24-6 Ocala, Pla.Express. SMOOTH Cayenne,Abbaka and Golden Queen
WINTER HAVEN NURSERIES suckers, from fruiting plants,for
sale In large or small quantities. Quality unsur i ;
"" SEED FOR SALE 18 CENTS passed. .
Offer their Fine Stock of CITRUS) TREES at Reduced Prices. per pound,postage pre-paid, by xo ORLANDO GRAPE AND FRUIT Co; i
cents. c. S. BUTTS, Sorrento;Fla. Modelo Park Pinery,C.S. Van Houten, Treas..
4245. 436FRUIT

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'" Parson Brown Ruby,Amory, Jafla Bloods, St. Michael, Jaffa, Wash. Navels, Eon SALE.-Smooth Cayenne Pineapple plants BRANDIES$5 to Ji per gallon.AND WINES Send for price FOR
.Tardiff,, Dancy, King Tangerines,' Villa Franca Lemons T. ALLEN, Pine Castle, Florida. 4-17-3. list and samples to J. B.LAMONTAGNE ,

Triumph Marsh SeedlessThornless Silver Cluster Pomelos. Winter Park Fla. t /
--3 IRRIGATED tiROVE/ioo acres 10 years ret in *
rs t At lOa f. b. celi off on 500 lots. ; 50 in other trait trees, etc TREES AND BDDWOOD.: ,
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$25 per o. ; .10 per For sale at a sacrifice. Address "F," The SATSUMA '
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Palms,Lane Park,Lake County, Fla. t. ; -i
p 3 All trees are budded low on rough lemon stocks about 1 J inch diameter. Buds 4-10-301. .GLEN ST., MARY NURSERY COMPANY,':",' ,{
.y .'4| to 6 feet high,first class in every respect and guaranteed true to,name. Glen St. Mary,Fla. i

Address RICHARD KLEMM Winter Haven Fla.. \17ANTED-About thirty three-months old
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? Pullets, Minorca or Leghorns preferred. EGGS FOR HATCHING LIGHT BRA.
State price. Box 524 Jacksonville? Fla.: and Plymouth Rocks bred for utility..
81.00 13. I
per MRS. GOMPKRT8,

T LAKELAND NURSERIES. VELVET BEANS Lady Lake, Fla. J s i }

-u; : THE. URSERY TREES at Reduced Prlcot.- J
Shelled at.. .oo per Peck. il In order to close out our surplus stock of r ,
\ Dickson &Ives, trees, we wiU greatly reduce prices on aU leading
WE MAKE A.8PECIALTY OP SEEDLESS CITRUS FRUIT TREES. 4-3-6 Orlando la.WANTED varieties. Send in your orders early.

/; :MARSH'POMELO (Seedless), JOPPA LATE ORANGE (Seediest), TAHITI LIMB (Seedless), SECOND-HAND, SAW- a-20-tf. W.Braidentown K. TBIMBLE.Fla..

r,' SATSUMA! 'ORANGE. (Seedless), EUREKA LEHON (Seedless). boiler and engine suitable! ..
for to-horse Box 82, Winter Haven Fla. i
power. STOCK
3 AND BUD WOOD.
WOTRSH= NURSERY
C: TO., PR0P.RIGT0e. __ a few thousand Orange Lemon
: FOB SALE-Small Yorkshire pigs, (thor- and Grape Fruit trees for sale. Price from 15 to A
r ,, -' ORANGE, .LEMON, LIME AND POMELO TREES. ) eight to ten weeks od-best 25 cents each. I. W. &F. D.WAITE,Magno'
.. breed fur Florida. Prices reasonable.RADO.YFFBCADMAN. lia Nurseries Befieview Fla. a- -tf
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Send for Descriptive Catalogue. LAKELAND, FLA. BROS.Narcoossee x i1
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j- -" JERSEY SWEET POTATOES fo
I I BUDWOOD FOR SPRING BUDDING. NEW seed or feed. Nanseniond and Jersey

:::. -: ,', 'The camel is a beast of great tion, Buffalo, N. Y., and get a free Centennial varieties for sale at $.per xooo., Cream;straight goods, $i per bushel, f.o.b.:-x< .;
; ,Homosassa Nonpariel and Majorca E. A. P CK. I
4 -.,*?*,. :strength and, ,endurance. Nothing copy of the "People's Common Medical are $5per 1 000. Satsnma, Tangarine. Parson 3-6-S ,Orlando'FUuSPANISH
Brown,Durol Blood Blood Ruby Blood r
Amory "
Adviser. y
,harts it until the proverbial "last and Pomelos are f 8 per 1,000. Kipg, Boone's
c ,strawiis added to .its ,burden. The ....... Early Pineapple and Marsh's Seedless are$1.50 PEANUTS FOR SEED,*81 _..
-_ per loo. AU buds warranted free from all insect: Beggarweed seed, $3.50, per
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feuman.-digestlve.system isvery much Ordinary Southern soil will usually pests and from bearing trees. bushel; 750.per peck.
3 grow twice as much tonnage of cow peas W. K THIMBU BEN N. BRADT.
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camel: It
dike is really astonishing
11unUn4onF.
'r; a as clover. Well :cored it is just as good a-20--tf Braidentowa, Fla. 3-6-6 SFy
: ,how much abuse it will stand.: Sometimes for fodder and for recuperating the soil
-':'." .. however than 40 WEST BAY STREET.DrJFCONNRLLYJenfist.. FRUIT TREES, VDfII,',
_ y:. something rse it has few equals. Coleman's Rural. '

)usual will be 'eaten,, and will go World says the sofa bean is superior to I PLANTS nut!NUT TKEES. t'

through the'stomach into the bowels the'cow pea. What is the experience of For Southern Orchards,, Gar ,
our readers? dens and Groves No ageata.. ,. -
c 'aid there it will, stick-that's lsti.ipati (Graduate Dental Department University L Write for price list.

.. n: ';-Nine-tenths.- all human Rotation of i < be of Maryland ) JENNINGS NURSERY C.,
crops'should practised Bridging and Crowning a Specialty and all other 9-26-25 Thomajvlllfl,Ga."FUMA" .,
T; ,tkknesB: is.due to constipation Borne in the garden as well as in the field. It work done under the most modern methods

,,; .;: .of.the simplest symptoms. are, coated prevents exhaustion of the soil, if leguminous im Residence: West Ashley Street. "

.:::j<". -" tongue .and ,foul breath, dizziness, crops 'precede or follow root and CARBON "
FOR TOBACCO. GUABAN- r
1' iNsartburn,. flatulence, sallowness, dis- cereal crops: Let peasftnd beans occupy GUANO pure,natural article. Write.us for BISULPHIDE."The .
the former of beets
place corn or cabbageor
foil informatiOn and See article
prices. on an-
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trt after:eating headaches and lassi-. -
potatoes. other page. best remedy in every respect for kffiia*
,te..A little, thing. will cause con- WIISON &: TOOMSR Fertilizer Company train insects is Bi-snlphlde.of Carboa. It &
honest industrious farmer will .Jacksonville Fla cheap, effectual and easy to apply.-Ak. Jk.
Every ,
-. ipationand; a little thing will.relieve, : Sta.BonetIn6r. .
Vi ', it. l r..Pierce's: Pleasant Pellets are succeed ;i'he will have more leisure, independence Send for free illustrated pamphlet. It k k*' P
and a more contented mind I want,to buy orange and pineapple tereltlD .readable and will save you 2J.OM'y.' ;. '" ..
>- _:,Asia ,cure for constipa on. They than other classes, who have to earn a KDWARD R.TATLOK,aereksd;OMer '.
property in or ,near some pleasantly '1eSI than loo-Ib lots supplied. by 8. 0. SIlting !- w
<:' \ trc ticy sugar-coated ,granules,' i mild living.by their own toil located Florida town where I .JaekaoBriJ1e,FJa.. &
can
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;!'-- '_ ',;. ijotkiag:injurious about''them.: ,Sold ,More than 'half the yield, of,anythingyou establish a weekly ; newspaper or THRESH SOUK ORANGE SEED, sift FKK .

f'Y' "b .s. cultivate, depends upon the effort purchase one already: established. i beshel; Bitter Cassava Seed Caste, ies t
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; Addrew'' ,with ':ai cents in one cent you Vegetable S eda aftdTaber*.liberal i
;,, o :' ,of soil ifl the bask of all real profit, North and',will .extensively: advertise and extras, > Cam with enter,fegri
:i i"'* ::5j -- rtaaiM, to cover.cost of mailing 'wWorld's ?, and the farmer who does >apt Increasetheducthetyof mailor dr ?i ,bliwv Yoait, f ;
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.ie..D..eaae...,.,......;:...,....,. ...... ',,.. :....... .......Thursday, Main
llIr.e....:;:...:..-...-.' .........-...M. .,."..;.........:..t.....'.... ..........Saturday, May 8 i4
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CJIt,.. .., .........J..,....i..............!........ ...; ... ......... '.....Thursday, May 20
.,.........I1am." .. ";..................!...t. ...:: ."!..........Saturday, May 22 ?
... Dae'11et. :.......>..,...'J... .... .. ...........:...........,..........Tuesday. May 25 J .
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.,.ttrl City.i ..,.' : .!:.i!!:....!........................ ......... .......' .*.8aturdaptiJ.ay 29 .
; -" % 'cVit. SORREL, Manager, New Pier No.33..North River .

.I J'< .->\;- BOSTON' TO: SAY ANNAH. '. SAFETY! COMFORT! QUICK TIME I! LOW RATES!:, -c

<\ A : '* Lew .'1 Wharf-3: : PM.eie6ee .
__.'. > .! ?.. ..!. .....e. ......N..i...................Thursday, May : >""
..11.....,-u..!. .-+. .!:.:1./; ..:.............:...........................Thursday, May 13 F'ned Cuisine and 5 fu., 2fo Transfer*Between Jacksonville{ and.NeW Torfc.. ;+
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...,..'lLee.,....... .;...;....................i......,.......,...:..... ..... ...."....Thursd y, May 27RICHARDSON The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers: f'
& BARNARD lewis's V _
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,:;. PHILADELPHIA' .. TO SAVANNAH.' (Direct.) C& Comaii he" (new), "llgonpn Iroquois," Cherokee," v. Seminole! !
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eat. CI ....... .,!".../;u'-.,,'.""":.................... .......L1.1... ... .....Saturday May :S ff .. NORTHBOUND.. >
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.I rz- : H.,CL,HAMMOND! ,'Agent_ ,Pier 18, foot Spruce Street. 30.I From jACISO 'I LE,FlA., (calling at Charleston),.._.... ........Sundays,Tuesdays nd Thursday..

;. ,M tj .SAVANNAH: TO NEW YORK. e Itrom CHARLESTON, S. C., .................. ..i......... ......... Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays.

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rt NUCh <*r or !w 'rm ;. .Sunday May,9, w oo am Kansas City.'.,.'...*i. rneedayMay 35 zoo pm Steamers.Appointed to sail* from Pier 29, East River,-New York at j p.m.., u follows: i

.A..... ;;,?;TubdayMaYII,3.opm City of Birm'gh'm ... ., 28 am ........ ...... .. ...... ... ............ "
.tllI.-te..:. ,_,..i.Fridag, May J4, 5-00 am I

'Kuat eJt sV)'..,.".' .- ..'...Sunday. May 16,7.00amSAVANNAH' For aCKSOIYILLE, (calling Charleston. ) ..!...._.........Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays !J.

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.:rl ..! Central ((00 Meridian) Time-as below. : BOSTON,.AND JACKSONVILLE-DIrect Line [Freight Only.! ] --
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isle Oity..w.'Monday. May 10, 1.00 pm I' City of Macon .., ...Tuesday May 25, 2.pm :'
ar .::.......Saturday May 155.00 pm | Gate City..............:Sunday May 30,4.00 pm rom. foot of Hogan Street,Jacrsonville From Lewis'wiI'Wharf'Bo&to1; ;t-" .::> '. ;i
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;Grain :Garden Seeds ,and Fertilizers "CITY, OIi' J'ACI_ :SONVu.LBt" .' .._"'l:<::J.. <>=;:_.;'.'-.," ..

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.'{ Reliable I I.r Returning Leave Sanford 9.00 a.m.;and Enterprise! ajn..JoI01Ilb,.,Wednesday and Fridays.j; "'
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daY.r, Corn- ;,M.-Oats' -Flour, Bran, Wheat, Grits, Meal SOUTHBOUND.Read Down. I' ,. 6CmU>ULR. Arrive NORTHBOUND.Read Up. ".., ._' ..:$. ;. ':: '.",<.,, ..

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Leave 330 p. .HHU.HHIr.N..jackaonvitle..u.N.N /HUH 2.ooa.a1. : :o-:
M B..4S p. me 1.-......... ..... Paiatka..N., .. Lave .8..00 ,... ..-'=: :,ir: "..
TottOee4: Heal Both_ Bright and Dark. 5.00 a.'m. _w.rs..NN.N............_tor..:... n../.un........ t' 3.Oapa .- : ,'.>-' .
.., -** '440 a. m. _....._............. St. Francis.......................h it 1.30P.'t t. ;:;::'
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TATK,AOK T8 Polw; PURE. GROUND Arrive 8.00 a. m. ..... .............. ..... Santotd.L/N. 4. 9.0oa.m. ...-0>;.,::n.Q 'f.' :.. :
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_ i" i: j'there'isto ridgeinij&eTwest':! ;: 'be'found: part'in ot the)this.country city! :'as; .drouth; wll..,..- .-DeLand- .. News. < two gentlemen. Outcalt from,, and Brooksville Mullen, who the gt ida wing farm on the trees Plant. System, from with :_<'.

E ; : He" no. :one' need "tellhim! that Congress; as well as O.11own,State I have been here' for orange pineapple.
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4" saps iu ippleswon'.t.do.wsllin this legislature! sterns' :. to have, :forgotten weeks have.decided prospecting that Fort :Meade Petersburg Pineapple from :: company's
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