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UFPKY NEH LSTA SLAF



Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00146
 Material Information
Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: September 18, 1897
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
 Notes
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00146
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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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: of money to learn.' In addition: to our Jaftre PIorida BSffiK uIfOoaet trade,we ship et!.!Mi... ':' t t...:
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(.. these flourishing together on Chuckaluskee ) found< along these creeks,always holding I would advise the use of .'
':- ''Island in October.!. The'land water in driest seasons. The land the: Satsuma and other hardy varieties ':;
:West Coast'Letter&-I. right;here is all'on large shell mound along these' creeks is covered with a 1 lately; introduced from Japan for the 1]
Editor and no marl,. hence the settlers on it dense hammock growth-mastic, wild colder portion of this new untried or- 4
Farmer and.Fruit! Grower. all do' well and produce large crops' fig, pigeon plum, wild lime, gumbo ange beltOranges .
Your request for geographical and The best plan, however, is to have :limbo, cabbage palmetto, pullbackand budded on the trifoliate ,
cultural.information' as to the' lower a farm part of shell mound; and part thorny shrubs and vines of many Mock will produce smaller or dwarf : -
.west coast might get me info troubleif of marl lands, 'as this makes reliable 1I :inds'unknown tome. By costlyex- trees. I do not consider this an ..I
,you publish'my ,address, by precipitating -' I combination. The farmers can then perience I have learned much, and objection but a quality; more trees -J
upon me'a* multitude'of Jet erect their houses and plant limes and were Ito commence anew; I would can be'planted to the acre, the;fruit .
ters,of inquiry. I must therefore, in grapes on the mounds, and be safe seek a place like ,that settled by Cap- easier gathered while trees can'be better ,
I attempting to comply, request you to from hurricane overflow, while they iain'T., or my son's place at Chatham : t managed and will be less exposed' ._
withhold my address, for your paper can cultivate their marl lands in the 1 Bay, where I could erect my house. to t damage by storms. -1
seems to have an extensive circulation winter. The most judicious farmers, and cistern on high land and have the The Satsuma orange belongs to the "*
, : and I have found by experience here and at Caxambas, aim to have 1 low land' for'winter crops: The land 1 kidglove varieties, same as the Tangerine .1-
that any communications referring to both 'high and low lands. Their highlands on the creeks is a stratum of rich alluvial ( and Mandarin; the skin peel- :
,new and interesting sections would are not shell mounds. but appearto l soil,sixteen to twenty inches deep, i ing off very readily. The habit of *},
bring Dakota me letters from every_State, from: :be sand hills, sixty to eighty feet 1 Becoming,I thinner as it recedes from 1 the: trees is very vigorous, thriving on J"
.,.. to Maine. above tide level They have plenty of! t tlow the river towards the mangroves. This ]poorer land than any other orange, -|
\I-i"l. FIRST- SETTLEMENT.-, lands for winter crops, and in strip of cultivable land varies in width though high cultivation and fertilizing f
J;: In 1864 and 1865, during the l last consequence their places are more'valuable 1 From 120 to 400 feet, with occasional appear necessary for the production'of i
% two years of the civil war, the military though the hill on which their ]points where the land i is wider. About large crops. *,
authorities at Key West allowed ai houses are erected is barren. I esti sixty per cent! .of ,the land along the The first move toward the extension 1
) number of Tefugees to'come here and mate that there is, in this immediate creek is high enough'for corn, bananas of the orange belt ,has been made in ,
i F. raise vegetables for the KeyVest., vicinity, over a' thousand acres of and rice. Land too low for one o f Ocean Springs, .Miss., where an en r
; market. These transient settlers leftfor these shell'' mounds and,high lands, I these crops is too low for the others terprising fruit grower, appreciatingthe 1 1
5t.: their homes' .as soon as law and order which are actually secure from hurri Land that'is too low for these crops valiie of the Satsuma 'orange for"the i:

Ji"- were.estabhsh, d. In 1870, coming cane overflow, and there is enough will produce excellent sweet.potatoes, Gulf 'States, has planted, a grove
'!= here'with.:a guide to take the:cen. low or marl land to furnish the.necessary cabbage, beets, onions,' tomatoes-an d of several thousand trees which i a 1
; sus (being Assistant U. S. Marshal,) I proportion. of cultivable land. sugar cane. We can easily turn out few years will' bring him ample returns
:- was astonished at the richness of the A PEST OF ''WORMS. 350 bushels per acre of sweet potatoes for his outlay.Ve can counton
I. \ land and took measures to clear up In ordinary seasons a worm appearson without manure. *** a paying crop four or five years
some of 'it' at once. cabbages ,and tomatoes about the Chuckaluskee. Fla. after budding, and from then the crop
For: the first few years I was obligedto last of January on the mounds, and by ...... increases annually. ,
be.absent from home a great debeing' the first of March all garden crap are : The Satsuma on Trifoliata Stock. The South has but very few fruit -
( widower, : a home ,did not completely riddled. A rainy winter Having been one of the first to Carl trees that can be recommended' for
amount,to much anyhow;) but'someyears delays the worms for: one or two tivate the citrus trifoliata in the open, commercial crops. Has there ever .
later I married and settled downhere months and the settlers on the shell 1 ground in the United States, and per been any money made out of peaches,
permanently and have seldomleft mounds always raise extraordinarycrops haps/the first to see .it bloom and produce plums or pears, are not the pear trees
'I the place:-:not oftener than once in wet winters. But I think l fruit in this country, I must say dying fast from the ,blight? I venture '
or twice a year. As early as 1875 there has been no season since.I have that I know of no variety of the orange to say that until ,now we had only
L people began to flock in here in con lived here'when May, at the latest, ,family that can be more neglected two real valuable fruit trees, the pap-
,- siderable numbers, and every year din not see the worms'in full possession : ,.more exposed to extremes of temperature ershell pecan,.the fig. The Satsuma
since has witnessed additions to our I of all, vegetable crops on the or to excesses of moisturea adds another jewel to this crown and |
j community. Every new settlementpicks mounds. Lime trees do not seem to d drouth with so much impunity. I predict that in a few years it will be .
up some visionary people who suffer from the drouth, and bananas In seventeen years that I have this considered the most valuable of our '
are .willing'to do anything rather than and sugar cane seem to grow a little citrus under, observation, I never southern fruit trees.-C. W. Eichling .-
c settle down to steady work. but as a general rule all vegetation is i ia s found an injurious insect 'on the tree, in Southern Horticulture.Small __
R" Vegetation is so rank here that dormant on the mounds until the June or its leaves, flowers or fruit. :
man is soon swamped with grass rains awaken them to life. Orangetrees The citrus trifoliata used as a stock Fruit Novelties in the South. 1' ::J
and weeds,.:and work is the rule.. An on Chuckaluskee island barely offers another advantage : the portionsabove In the currant number of the Newt
ordinary family only ,needs two, or live, they do nor grow and will not the bud when removed are no Orleans "Southern Horticulture and c"";
three acres of cultivated. land to support bear in many years. Limes bear' i in lost; when treated as cuttings they : Market Garden," Professor IIu h N. I
it. The land is kept in continuous eighteen "to twenty or twenty-far ur readily strike roots and furnish new Starnes of the Georgia Experiment t
+ ; cultivation, and turns off two 0 months from the seed, which makesme stock. Station, gives a very interesting article I
three crops year. The settler alwayshas believe that the lemon would do The citrus trifoliate, ," Karataz-Ban- on this subject.Ve select only t
R a'crop of some kind ready for har well-here: na," or "Gees," its Japanese namewas ', those fruits which seem to us worthy *- ,
;, vesting. Corn, rice, sweet potatoes, THE MARL LANDS called by Kaempfer when,he first of further trial, dismissing with a sim- *
' cabbage, tomatoes,. etc.,, all'mature in saw it in 1698, "Aufantia trifolia sy 1. pie mention those which he found J.
four months from planting, and there I. Now,_ for the marl lands., Not being vestris, fructo tetrico". ; the fruit has worthless or which seem to be so. Of *
is such ;an abundance of fish and game.that familiar with the capacities of an impalatable pulp, but, the .rind or these latter he mentions the Japan \
hunger is unknown, even if a man either. shell mounds or,marl lands, I skin of the same is used as a component golden mayberry, the strawberry g
; is behind with'his crops.. commenced on a creek which runs of a celebrated and popular remedy raspberry, the Japan wineberry, the, "- 1
from the Big Cypress swamp into known in Japan as the Kikoku. salmon berry, the buffalo berry and J
SOIL AND CLIMATE.
+ Chuckaluskee l Bay. Mr. ---= told The tree in Louisiana .grows, to the the Japan oleaster. Those that were. J[
t'- Our..land is of two classes-moundand me there would be no trouble about height of ten or twelve feet, with numerous successful or at least promising are as ..,:'. |
{, marl lands, The shell! moundsare drinking water I :
i so struggled through straight,, stout and very sharp below: ,; I
are above the reach of hurricane over I the first winter without a cistern. La thorns (a good substitute for barbed' THE LOGANBERRY. J
":9' flow. The objections to 'them, are, ter I erected a second frame house anda wire), the leaves are trifoliate, the This fruit, to which possibly some |
first,thirstiness j second, worms. They I cistern, :with a capacity of five thousand flowers are very large and have no value attach is
may quite a curiosity'J
are,all leachy; water easily percolates.The gallons, and have saved myselfthe odor, or if any, a very faint one, and -as much so in its history as in its '
soil consists of decomposed shells; trouble of frequent trips to 1tlarcoin'the its flowers week
i appear a or two be- appearance. It is the result of'an
mingled- with decayed,vegetable mat; dry season, Having abundan fore the new leaves, about,the 17th of accidental cross made in 1881 ;
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tar: On all shell mounds which are roofage I have .been..able ,
to furnish March, St Patrick's Day. by Judge J. H. Logan, of Santa Cruz,
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there are' places where'no my poorer neighbors with water wherethey The deciduousness of the citrus tri L- Cal., of the Aughinbaugh
pistillate '
small l shells! on the surface but have not boats suitable :
appear for longer foliata increases its hardiness; being dewberry, belonging to the California
in digging post holes decayed ,oyst trips to transport it from Marco. This dormant.in winter:and the circulationof type' (R. ursinus) pollinated
shells by a
are found.
During the rainy has also enabled me to keep labor limited of the
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sap very rupture variety of red raspberry, as yet unidentified
season vegetation: 'of all kinds grows ers at work while others were away cells and death to the plant. by freezing but probably belonging) tour i.
rampant,limes! -bananas, peas; 'sweet'pota1 hunting water. is nearly impossible in any of o the R. ideus, or European species. It :
toes, guavas, sugarcane, corn; Four creeks ,empty into our bay Southern States. is thus a true hybridor a .
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pumpkins, cabbage, beets, turnips, which have the same general chars While any variety of the orange dewberry" '," --.

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we tasted
t. similar to its female parent-the Aug--j fence it would not be much in the way It is perhaps not ever seeds are collected maturity in October
; hinbaugh dewberry-its characteristics and would furnish the small fry with class the exactly correct to and,November, and after drying
J, and habit'and the shape and ap wholesome picking for a month. -Asa are packed in sharp white sand or ..
pearance'of the fruit (in everything poultry feeder it might also prove ROCKY MOUNTAIN CHERRYas some similar material to keep them :1
but color) together with canes and valuable. a'"small fruit," since it belongs, fresh until the time of planting in A'
roots are also identical. It does not The bush is entirely thornless. The botanically, to ,the plum familybuta spring. About the last of March they
.. sucker,'but is reproduced entirely, by fruit is large-larger than the largest small fruit it is, in fact, and the pub are sown in drills in the seed bed.
;, tip noting. The canes are reddish huckleberry-and when ripe is dark lic has been already put on notice that The soil of the seed bed should be
sturdy, drooping, covered with num- purple in color, quite sweet, but with this was not intended as a* scientific kept moist, but not too wet, and should
erous mall spines-the foliage leath little flavor and with a slight sugges but a popular paper. be shaded from the direct rays of the *
ery and of a peculiar purplish color. tion of prussic acid, though I believe The plum generally known as the sun if the weather is warm. The best f
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It forms quite an attractive bush. it is considered entirely harmless and "Rocky :Mountain Cherry" is the temperature for germinating camphor -, i
,J:''- The fruit as stated, i* di.vbrery healthy. It makes excellent piestomy Prunus pumila, which grows, perhaps, seed is from 70 to 75 F. The j
&" shaped-long, conical and of good four five temperature of the atmosphere maybe
taste-though some might objectto or feet high and bears a small, -
r. size. The color is.a. deep red-flavor the distinct peach kernel (or prussic oval tasteless and worthless fruit. But ten degrees higher. The seedlings ?
f that of the Antwerp family of rasp acid) flavor which the cooking this is not the Rocky Mountain Cherry will grow well at higher temperatures
\j berries.It develops. It is too soft to ship, but that I mean. I refer to its sister the but are likely to lack vigor and hardi- <
1 appears to be moderately productive might prove profitable for local markets Prunus Besseyi of Bailey, which is of ness. J
t: at the Station, and should be as it ripens the second _week in much dwarfer scrubbier habit seldom The seedlings may be grown in pots, '
i classed as quite promising. May in this latitude. It is sometimes reaching three feet in height,and send which will facilitate transplanting at
.' TREE CRANBERRY.. called in the South a "currant, to ing out numerous laterals as long as its any time, or they may be transplanted
., which family, however, it bears no main stem. In fact, as my foreman, in' nursery rows early in April when
This; plant (Viburnum opulus) is relation. I am surprised that it is so I Mr. Jones, sententiously remarked, one year old. Plants two years old 4
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., quite a novelty in the South. It belongs liltle planted and esteemed. "it tries its best to wallow all over the are generally regarded as best for final -
to the great honeysuckle family. I Speaking ot currants reminds me ground!I" Its leaves are larger rounder planting. At this age they vary from
It is'a tall, nearly'smooth shrub, with 11 that there is one member of this and thicker than those of the P. twenty to forty inches in height.
1 gray bark and scaly buds, and seems group. pumila.As .
to withstand our southern sun effect PLANTING AND CULTIVATION.
THE, CRANDALL CURRANt for fruit, it is simply one mass o I
l'.. ) Station We only planted it at the it, clustering thickly around"main When set out for ornamental parr
last February, but it has borne (Ribes aureum) that is perhaps the stem and laterals. I honestly believea poses, the camphor tree may be expected
r... this season large cluster of fruit,some only one successfully resisting our| three-year-old bush will yield a gal to grow in favorable situations
t. what resembling elder berries, but summers. While it can be scarcely| l,on. The size and shape is that of a about as rapidly as a Le Conte pear,
j larger and more oval shaped. They be classed as a novelty,it is certainly good-sized Bigarreau cherry-larger and to require about as much room
r. are now (Aug. 18th) a bright red of sufficient interest to warrant notice than a Morello-color dull black and I In Japan where the law requires that
A color, but still hard and evidently here.The f flavor distinctly that of a cherry, witha a new tree shall be set out for every
ii", f have not yet finished their growth. bush grows well in this State, similar pit.It lacks, however, both one out, they are not generally set in 4
Whether they will form a satisfactosubstitute ry even,, in the sunniest locations, and distinctiveness of flavor and although 1- straight orchard rows, but cultivation
for cranberries at ThanksI attains a height of some five feet. It t possessing little sugar acid, and 1i. there is performed almost exclusively
[ giving time, remains to be i I is robust and healthy, with yellow i is quite agreeable very eaten off the bush. by hand labor. There are no records :
claimed that the bush'which grows s flowers, having a sweet, spicy' odor. It grows anywhere and yields, as showing results of regular orchard
: some four feet' high and is,perennial 1,| The berries of which it is quite productive ]I have previously stated, phenomen planting, hence the distances at which
t will hold its fruit well after frost. are black and'very irregularin ally. Up to this season I should.have trees should be planted must be determined
size, though for the most by the size and form of the
f' DWARF JUNEBERRY., part, especially ]recommended i it without reservation ;
in favorable seasons, very ]but the present its blossoms trees and the methods of cultivation
The Dwarf Juneberry or serviceberry : large for a currant-often as big as a by a late year frost-an accident werecaught I and of procuring the gum. They may
t (Amelahchier oblongifolia) is a musket ball. I suppose they can ]have never before known to happen be,set closely in rows about ten feet
small form of the Northern shadbush hardly be considered of the bst quality l 1- I to it, as it does not usually bloom : apart, and alternate rows cut and reset.
; and enjoys quite a range of latitude. although that is largely a matterof ; maturely. pre every five years, thus producing,bush., w
'' It grows here to perfection forming a taste. For my part, I am quite: PSI like plants of ten years' growth. They s
i .beautiful sightly bush, some four feethigh fond of their peculiar, aromatic, semid -. may be planted in checks ten.feet
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t with rich glossy foliage, .fill astringent flavor and enjoy eating them Camphor TreeIII.PROPAGATION. square, and alternate trees cut every
f with fruit to an extent that is 'absolute'fc" off the bush. I could never consent' m ten or twelve years or they maybe
ly amazing. It would make a very to# characterize them as "insipid" as Camphor trees may be grown either planted in larger checks, and all "of -
sightly, compact hedge, if closelyplanted some authorities do. from seed or from cuttings. They are the trees be cut at the age of_fifteen or
t. and this may possibly be its However, be this as it may, it is I usually grown from seed, as the trees twenty years. .
ft: Y chief value, as it would inure greatly*certainly a currant we can getwhichca : I fruit abundantly, and seedlings can be. There are not sufficient data obtainable ,
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: "raents as to the best methods of planting loss than the caterpillars could cause. ffiL
r or the age at which the trees may The fire should be quickly passed just KILLS SCALE.THRIP
be cut with greatest profit for the production under the web and not rest a moment .
: of gum. A recent English under. any one place. A'MMONtn5':'" 'j
i consular report from Japan states that On large trees, from forty to seven KRIPJUIC I' I JUICE .$

: "although hitherto,the youngest wood ty-five feet high, 'nothing can be done,
f from which, camphor, was extractedwas and it i L from watching this class of Y Is Strongly Concentrated, and when j
about seventy to eighty years old, trees that experience teaches me that 1 = k Diluted as Directed, it makes j
it is expected that under the present the worst caterpillars do not particu- i ; I probably the Cheapest Insecticide '';. 1
.4 scientific management the trees will larly harm the) pecan tree. A few I in the World. .
xi give equally good results after twenty- limbs die and fall, but new ones take II I!
: five or thirty years." Camphor of their places so rapidly, the owner = Used in Florida for (13 Years I
good quality has been produced in never misses the apparent loss. peeixl9 N.1r.rrr..rr rect *tL.Si ; j
Florida from the leaves and twigs of Caterpillars in pecan trees are: not '*'
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I trees less than twenty years'old, one "something new," but just the reverse, L tit, C,. 'Cr 7 rM- H. B. MARSH, General Agent,;
: pound of crude gum being obtained so far as my experience teaches. I I r I
Okahuiuka (Lake Co.), FIat 1
(;i 'from 77 pounds of leaves and twigs. have over 20,000'trees, ranging' from ,""i
The trees will endure severe pruning sixteen inches to sixty feet tall, and KAMMONOr* w."or"ik. Sold! by many merchants. -
IIf with apparent little injury. Onethirdof have "sat up" with many of them a MAKE I iooo. HAMMOND'S SLUG SHOT WORKS, '
the leaves and young sboots may be I number of years and if there is any- FISHKILl-OX-HUDSOII, IEW YORK. 9
;( removed at one time without materially thing "new" about caterpillars infest- .
checking the growth the tree. ing the trees I am entirely ignorantof -"'\
;: The largest proportion of camphor I isf it. The production of fancy varietieno only about 10,000 plants or just one 1

contained in the older, larger roots j i- This year, so far, there is not a longer brings the profit it once did acres of them. '
the trunk limbs, twigs, and leaves caterpillar on my place, though I have when the market for slips and suckers He fertilized them three times, put- _
}' containing successively a decreasing heard that they are very numerous i at fabulous prices was practically un ting $30 worth of fertilizer on each -, )
proportion. When the camphor tree elsewhere.No limited. The demand for fancy fruitat time, making his cost of fertilizer $90. '
!is killed nearly to the ground by frost one need fear any harm from fancy prices is now so limited that The labor of putting on the fertilizer -
o; this market is often and hoeing the plants cost $15 crates
glutted
now ;
i:: it sends up vigorous shoots from the caterpillars. I would infinitely prefera
f base. It may be expected to .4o the million to the acre than have one while the general market is still quite paper and nails, $34.20; hauling fer- ':
firm and fruit which used to bring tilizer to the field.and the pines to the j
t same when cut, especially if,cut latei' hurricane equal to the one of July 7, ;
in the fall Expenments are needed 1896. twenty-five cents and upwards and railroad, $II.2Si; picking, wrapping "
I, to determine whether this growth may Success in pecan culture means attention would still if there were only a halfor and packing, $30.75, making a total j

.,, be,depended upon, or whether it will to the trees while they are a third as much, sells at or near the expense of $118.20.His .
be more profitable to dig out the young. Do not think you'can simply standard price of common varietiesof net receipt from sales is $239.- j
"* larger roots and set out new seedlings. dig a hole, plant the tree and then let it the same size in the same market. 68, leaving him a profit on fruit aloneof ,,t\
1'U.. S. Government Bulletin. alone to take care of itself, for while There are two reasons for that: First, $58.48. He has also ,over 15,000 :i
i:.- or .. the pecan can stand more neglect and there is only a limited number of slips worth $4.50 per thousand or $67. j
The Pecan Caterpillar. do better than, any other tree, still wealthy consumers who buy the best 50 in all, which, added to the profit "f
there is no tree or of anything regardless of price; as soon as there is on the shipments of fruit, gives him ,f
f Answering item in the Pensacola crop '
an growing from the ground that respondsmore more of the best than they require the a total profit of $129.90 on his one
News that
J caterpillars w attacking
I
of .
price must fall to the general market acre pineapples.He
the trees in that city and kindly to good treatment, or
., pecan expressing : fertilized this
level, in reach of the ordinary consumer quite heavy past
more clear acre. 1
that would not pays money per
:: a hope they which' made his heav- {
'e H%-, who buys at the market value. For season expenses
';6 prove an enemy of importance, Ar- eighty pounds of Abbakka or Queen ier and he hired all the labor, not.having I
,, thur Brown, of the Ribera pecan grove Pinery.Edited pineapples are not three times or even the time to do any of it himself. J

Ui r'sf'rfc and nursery at Bagdad, the pioneer by John B.Beach,West Palm Beach. twice as good as eighty pounds of Besides this the prices received in the ..
pecan grower' of Western Florida, Northern markets less than ,
first-class Red Spanish, and ,if in perfect were ever
,; follows the News the The Pineapple Industry
wrote as to on before and he received ,
order twenty-five cent. wouldbe yet good a
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subject: The pineapple industry on the East a fair estimate (based on qual profit that, in addition to what he I
For the benefit of the public and Coast is gradually undergoing changesyear very
last he is
ity) of their intrinsic "value over the planted year, putting out ,
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; those.having well by year.VhiIe in all probability {
as as
young groves, latter. But they are keepers some two and a half acres more this
,. those contemplating planting, I' unhesitatingly quite as much profit is now made froma and shippers, and the poorer chances are year which shows the confidence he
say that caterpillars do given investment, a modification of has in
that they may be so damaged in the 'pineapples as a moneymaking
not permanently injure pecan trees, the methods in vogue ten years ago is shipping and keeping that they may ,crop.-Tropical Sun. ;
leaf be More must be takento
, though stripped required. pains
: every may
be worth less when sold. .. .
from the The the best of fruit
< trees. only'enemies to produce quality as
The increased supply of plants and
the pecan come, from the caterpillar. an inferior grade will not pay, and the decreased demand owing to this One of the leading local dealers in '
One, a short worm, is the leaf cutter, I while market prices may be slightly cause has tended to knock out the leaf tobacco said yesterday, in speak.
,
i and the other, a larger worm, is the !lower, transportation and marketing bottom of the fancy slip market, and ing of the samples of Florida stock ..
t borer or girdler. The leaf cutter facilities are so much better that they never again will varieties" hold that are being brought here for sale,' ;
"fancy
':.= strips the leaves off and, to all appearance fully make up the difference. The the relative position in the industry that much of this tobacco was need-
i., the tree looks dead, but soon ani increase in production can in my they once did. J. B. B. lessly coarse, and that this defect was
entire new crop: of leaves appear and opinion continue at the present rate one that could easily be remedied by ,
i the tree is all right again and, if in for many years, before any damagecan a different method of planting. The
bearing will produce as many nuts as be done to the market, through Actual Profits From an Acre. trouble'with much of the Florida tobacco
.i-. ever before. The borer or girdler oversupply, with the efficient work I have seen this year is that it {
simply girdles a limb, bores a hole, done by our Pineapple Growers Association Several weeks ago we published a has been planted too far apart and has
goes into it, and dies; this limb eventually I and the ever increasing report of a pineapple crop of,Postmaster consequently grown too rank and
dies and falls to the ground, I market obtained by the wider yearly John N. Clark, of Lake Worth, heavy. Growers should understandthat
when a new limb springs out and I distribution of the crop. the crop being (from 13000 plants on the greater the proportion of good
takes.the place of the dead one.The The fruit imported amounts to five some land he owns about four miles wrapper their crop contains, the better
loss in,this case is waiting for or ten times our entire,home produc south of town, and showing'a.profjt of the price. Such a leaf as the trade
thehew limb' to bear nuts. I haven tion and as our home-grown pineap pie $100 or over for this acre and a quarter demands can probably be grown on
Ver*known: a tree under twenty holds the same relative place to foreign of land for last season.. strong land by crowding; and I am
years old:attacked by the girdler, but fruit in the market that our orange does He has now all his receipts.in and convinced that in many instances, if
both old and young trees are attacked we stand a good chance fOt remuner- bills paid of this season's crop from the plants had been set ten inches
by'''caterpillars some years. Trees ative prices with a double, or treble the same 13000 plants and has kindly apart, instead .of eighteen inches or
under.ten feet tall can and should be production.Of given us.all the figures. two feet, the results would have been
0' hand, picked and the caterpillars course cheap labor, fertile soil From 8000 of these plants the third considerably more satisfactory to all
cr shcct Over ten feet tall I(bestto and water transportation give our com- crop was picked this season while 5000of concerned."-Tampa Tribune.
make 'a inop, tie to a long pole] and petitors great advantanges, yet our superior them are bearing for the second
,.' bum'them. This mop should be sat product, coupled with. our time. Nearly a fifth of the plantswere The Dade City Democrat says that ,
urated in tar and then with coal oil American business methods, fertilized so late that what fruitis tobacco in Pasco county not .only
This burning, however, is very oangcrous enable us to hold our own for many I on them will not be ripe for some matches, but far exceeds any, orange w
work and may result in more years to come. time yet, so this report really is for boom in the past:


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i1 '-if J .litri pj: 'Ftr'deR.ri I arid,got:better returns than from :any

of other=varieties.. The live Strawberries Ice 0
; my: plants >
; -: wellafter: :beingiset;: but 4;,and grow! to agreat CbnCo1de
.,,: :- .:- "The .Parly'Florida. :Strawberry size"and,are very prolific.Yourstruly ., ;. ?tea The celebrated T. &T. Strawberry B 'frlg-. ,'
erators
are the universal
favorite of Floridagrowers.
JB&tor Farmer and.Fruitgrower: '.
rk .' v 4--: SLLSSKOZBOWEI A, DY8ENT RY' 41 Perfected after years'ot.c.xperl.- j
*;;Greatinterest: .having'been.taken in P. 'R. GAJLMARD; coMPzAfr& enco. Give good service for good fruit, -

y ...,;our JMW i sjtraw. erry.wa 'have" pleasure _.
,. in_sending ou- Jl'account. of( what is by express a single plant of the Starke Florida. ;

,agrandsuccessjn_ strawberry culture._ Early Florida Strawberry" It was {
; Asyotlknowwe; ;have. been. about inches air XLftatPr3 1
: ; trying! ten high,_ and twenty d. SIEEOER SEED ED. Wtrf
: 'fora: .considerable; back to get a i inches:in diameter" though.there were 1

J:bctterstrawberryjoitake! ?, ;the place I ',of ten', twelve,crowns,'as it was a l last ea ( D.1ta'jv MARY T. FROTSCHER. President, ,: '
teraat c> a rtes ;,
.Newnanl" After; '
the
:'J many failures we year's plant At 'all events,' it dis- Successors to'
Two Sizes, $e,and bottles,
.riave'succeeded; beyond' our ,most san- played ,great .vigor in, growth; the Richard Frotscher'ft Gravier Street Branch Store 4

:_ 4.gUine.'nQpe .; leaveS'being'large,and, ,the stems thick.It Nos.518 and 520 Gravier St.,New ,Orleans,I "I ,.For have been Importers and dealers In Flower Field and
;soroejears we % propagating showed, a-little leaf.spoi.nd. had Garden Seeds. Grasses,clover bulbs, seed potatoes ;1
.. what pie thought likely plant, been sprayed: ,probably. with'Bourdeaux ed me in the.belief: that a careful, energetic and fruit trees In their season, Conducted

..... ,,andlasi; ;, i gamost.( peculiar season mixture ,grower can turn'his beds,under by through.relatives Richard of the late Frotscher's: Richard manual Frotscher.1896 Order or :

(for :strawberrrjrrowers) this! ; 'plant ...I". every spring and replant them out send for one free. ,. ,i

aft_r proved itself.worthy of all .the. praise Seasonable Strawberry Notes. right in the fall more cheaply than he r -"-

'i -;''"" wecangiveiL, ; can fight the, crabgrass: all summer, i

:'d _'-->' We had,about 5,000", plants set: out, .DIGGING AND ,SHIPPING PLANTS. laboriously scrape ;and 'pick it out of <:,j:
,.. .some 'of' them,;set the'previously ear, the beds in,the fall and refill the many
As much of this is'done< in the heat
the others in. .July,;August, September missing places. To ,adopt this bold When you :
summer
i of : it i is necessary to handle
r; 'and. October; just j. as we J got them : course of turning his bed under every : .
the r plant seeds
and plautfERRYS
sed. On Christmas day/ we pack ,plants very carefully or
fI'"r 189 ,: ) spring,' he,should,make sure of a generous
picke drour firstquart ,Every day.after, they ;twill either dry-out or else! ; become provision of vigorous -
young
.Ri .:: 'they increased'theirproductioit;, till we trite.,heated and spoiled. To dig them plants early in the fall or late sum :
,.. ) shipping from these few'plantseight a prong-hoe into the ground as'deep mer; then he may do it fearlessly.

bushel! -crates, weekThe' as the, :roots extend, pry andloosen. ,
per Take. a three-horse sulky plow of( the best. ,:
it ,Pull them Always
freeze of the :.24th''of January did. notstop. up. out without t the Canaday or other equally good
breaking the_roots, pinchoff For sale everywhere,
$. ,their yield, as this variety prop unnecessarily, pattern and with it ,split each bed.in fD. '
all runners which are more than R.FERRY: A CO.,
tects'its'fruit and bloom. The plant the middle, throwing,half of,: it each Detroit. MIdi.FAIRVIE'W .
than three four inches l
.grow to;: an enormous size, 'some of or long, plungethem way; A good;: plow man will lay the
w them being:two feet and a half in diameter. into a bucket of water: and place furrow-slices overone on the other as
them at once in the sbade--Have
: ,On'one counted a
plant we Iso even and regular as the'courses the
on
,
.berries atone time. box with, a wut in each end deep, '
side of' a weatherboarded house. Sow Y
: The'berries all borne in the enough.to ,bold a string, and stretch
are the beds in cow peas and run over it a PINERY.
; the .string, across about three inches .
middle of the::plant fterthe freeze : few times'with a cutaway harrow to
ry from the: side of, the box. the
we had a drought of nearly two*months ', Lay cover the peas. .If the:weather is very.

and( still these plants'bore on, the only dampened plants acrossthe, ,string I dry it is well to roll the grovnd. A ,Choice -
with, ..their roots, against the side of
difl'erence'being in the s of'the ber.. good enough roller can be manufactured
ries which werea; little smaller. The the, box-; ,this will give the, bunches aneat ,by the grower himself from ,a Pineapple.

'I berries"aie. 's ape llike irregular' ve appearance._ Tie them into -
an
pine log about eighteen inches' in diameter : .
cq swelling at'the, 'base; they are the bunches, 50,i 100 or,2oo-accord- set-in a frame work with a #*

sweetest t..w'have; ever 'tasted and ,as ing to their size. IQ'coolish weather bench above it on which the driver can Plants -L" / :'"

large as":the Lady Thompson.., Two they may be, shipped safely in:la box ride to give it greater weight. t

hundred plants properly ''set, : 'out, feri1ized *| just deep enough to receive the The.attempt to turn under a massof = FOR t3AL1D. 0;-

< ) and cultivated) \ ,would 'supplyan bunches placed! on end, ,standing on, weeds and grass, mulching and. .

'ordinary sized family with all the a generous layer of, dampened sphagnum plants with one-horse plow is one of : Smooth Cayenne!11! Home; Grown]!!
strawberries 'could ,from mo s. Crowd them ,in, as ,tight
.
: they tise January : : the most unsatisfactory and exasperating --t-
asJhey can possibly crowded .topreventdrying ;
; till June. : labors .on the farm; but with a ABBAKA PLANTS'ASPECIALFY.F. .

!f insetting out, none die, in fact f !they across out, then, nail slats latg ::]iea y,plow, ,,as,above described, .
the of the. box with
.lived so' well last season that we did top- ,. spaces it can.be done to perfection. After
. have in : of; ,an i inch between them to give ven N. PRICE t'
not to reset a single plant any the, cow peas have been removed: ,
u of the rows, and the rows have still a tilation. split the beds and them
.again
reverse :
P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO/ FLA.
few' lithe weather is dry and, hot and ,
? perfect"stand. We gave a plants thus making the dead-furrows or alleys .
of'this' several who the distance considerable, greater precautions ,
to
variety growers, where they were before. By .- .
must be observed. Pack
were; getting; plants of the Newnan this,time the mulching and. the old HOME GROWN "
,thejMinches'i in a, barrel, a halfbarrelor .
,, 'variety.rom.;us, and they all give an plants turned ,under, will have most --'"
box _laying them their,sides
,enthusiasticjacoountdf its merits. W ewiththe a. ,: ,on ly jotted and imparted their juices to
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enclose 1 copy of aletter from the' roots inside. Have a.log 'or
grower the soil to benefit the coming strawberry Pineapple Slips
: a'section of stove pipe extending down
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.number.of
whom
::1 to we ga.ve'the largest : crop.
.1,4 through the middle of the package.
have-named
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plants.T our :jiew
strawberry "The'Early Florida" as i it When the box: or barrel is full, with CLEANING UP OLD BEDS and Suckers

"' ripens before, all others.. It is a staminate -i draw.the,stove pipe and cram the space Along the latter part of August in
': or perfect blooming plant( which it occupied full of dampened North Florida (a month -or six weeks Of the Following Varieties ..'
moss: The' then be later in South Florida), the :
-0' ,AVe are preparing to! set, put tw package may grower
< "' oclosed'up tight with the exception ofa must decide whether it will he more IZOR SALE. :: ,
acres with Early ;Florida s raw erry:; .
Y' '. plants;"so:as to ,have a l large."numb, ; few auger holes here and: there to profitable to clean up his old beds or

'\ of 'young! plants .on, hand, which'wile 1 give ventilation v plow them under and plant anew.. ABBAKA, ? PonT RIQO,. EGynIAN
This will be decided the condition
by

_enable us to :supply. a large, ,demand; .TURNING UNDER. OLD BEDS. QUEEN+ GOLDEN'QUEEN :IttpLEY
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< ;' f of the old stand and his supplyof ;
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" ,' very prove young plants. plants ,,
San Antonio Fla. "
june:4i'97.
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.cr ;;to retain a bed' of plants ;mOle are dead_he had better plow the beds AND BED .SPANK.,

,. :" ,, -0: ._.ac: f 'R. K.1IUlRIIEAD&SON'-; than two years, though the writer did down first,removing the more vigorous
.
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:/r_I DEAR:SiRS-rln reply to( _your favor r once keep, his entire' plantation'three of the: old. plants, to be,divided Apply: to ., I .,<: )

;,.'''. 'it i ;6f recent,date, I'havepleasure' in: 1 bering years, and harvested in the;,third year and reset, and the best of the runners. O, .'0. 'U'ATTHAVS_ I,',_;: ,.,.,--'*-._ ,

': ,'- .able 10. say that the new strawberryplants a heavier .crop than ,in eIther i ipf the If there is over half of a'stand_it will 1 : Florida' PiMa"CiIBJuf, : ,

; you.suppliedttoroe'last.Octo. preceding years. ,But the:'berries;'although probably pay to clean up the beds and Or. to -: '-
;' have proved a great u clitis; earlier in 'immense; numbers 'in the refill the missing places. n -

.k .than;.the,Newnan or.any,other'va wide-spreading .plants-some of themas To'do this hoe.the grass' off at the HADDOCK, & ,MATTOAMS... ,

:, 'rietyI.know; ;and ,came; through the wide as a straw hat-averaged small surface and pull it out, of the stools, West Pail BeWJJ Fire '

; Iii ; .. ,freezepf last January withouttheJruit and the losses.in sorting 'were consequently [leaving it to'lie where it stood for several ,
.
.",* -J,_ ':bemg.hurt:: ;_heavy. \ days. If removed at ,once "th :Burnt clay has been ouml a fk&t ratematerial -

u J :hipped Boston, ,! Chicago. ;. etc.. ,, Subsequent experience has confirm-;,; sun may heat'the earth up, to.such a; far,,:street' paving- in Taaapa.

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'":to beworthi'saying:,over::'.another-.year Edited toy S.'S.DeLAHOY. Apbpia., .FiaR ready to fly at the first attempt catchthem.Farmer's

; C: -ado: not require: ; 'any-further cultivation: ..._-. -"' 'I-'--"_'- -----' y--'" "" --- Voice. F

; at'his'timethe! ; \simple killing Q.f the .Level Roosts. ... SS a&
,,f grass, giving'the plants the benefit, of 'In 'three-quarters of the poultry When Disease Comes. CIVIL r to SERVICE EXASMMTNiT {

:all:the.sunshine, and of,;: the. moisture houses'of the country'_the; perches are .. The chicken 'business i is all very Caned by county commissioners. Topic:
}"" mfthe' 'soil, will l beall, fthey'ine; until arranged like a.flight* of stairs, rising nice'until disease comes along, and "Fenc1ng.agent walks off With with nine competitors Page

S t> October, ::perhaps..' But they',missing from t ef'9n":io;.the. rear, 'Why-thisarrangement then,comes the rub. At this season- jerlor points of excellence contract named.because Write 8U.for

i -** places:;'should); )e.'.refilled! _as.soon ,as, wasrfirst; : used .would be August and September-when the woof PAGE, WOVEN WIRE. FENCE CO..Adrian.Mich."FU .
$= 'the" beds- .are"raked.oft"/ pretty hard 'to :tell. unless. it was .because I weather is.hot and cold by spells, the
=_ ilf:: :'there: are..many, !thrifty young it was handier to lean two specter of 'the poultry yard, .chicken
$?:. 't...... .' ,{plants scattered about in ,the grass. it scantlingsVagainst' a wall I 'and lay-:the cholera, is'very.likely to stalk abroad.

';t (twill be well to save them, 'unless the perches,in.Botches cut! ''!into them. Now,,we. are Jree tosay; that'we'have
i --grower has a ,great(abundance.in !his, When perches 'are'arranged\ in 'this [,never'yet. Fn:all r the years that we have e

l11 ncr-beds. To;do this it,will;:be ney stairstep fashion 'the }hens i invariably raised chickens, defined cholera-to.
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:.: .cessary,to;pullout t a'good?.deal t of the quarrel for,the "top,perch, as it is their{ cornerit, sQto speak, and,to tell just {

;gr* 'Shake the; earth from i it :and nature to, roost as high,as they can get. exactly ..what it: is. Perhaps the old- NSA" CARBON '
*return.it to the ground: .where it.stood; This. --quarrelling:leads'to bruises and time chicken cholera of our grandmothers -

r .}, i in'a':week or.ten'.days! it may be raked other injuries; and should be prevent has'played,.out BI-SULPHIDE. <
i :* ft'i. 'the 'will"by':this.time have 'all the have
; plants : ed by having the perches at We dysentery among our "The best remedy in every respect for killing ;
'.become accustomed,,to!.the change' soY same. level.. chickens at. times) particularly among grain insects is Bi-sulphide of Carbon. It u,. :
: th t.tliey can'endure the full,sunlight:' the smallest cheap, ; 'The'distance from the floor should very; ones when in,brooders Sta. Bulletin 61. '-
: Bulletin.'No3g; ;',Florida Experiment depend in some measure on the, kind and, Jhen' it 'often proves disas- teresting:Send for readable free illustrated and will pamphlet.save it is In.-__ '-:,

Station* '... *.:. of .hens; kept. If they Care! of ,theheavy : trous. But when ;,:grown 1.fowls. ,take inwaRD R.TAYLOR,Cleveland you money.,-Ohio. r.i
= : ..'. 'breeds inches is high the dysentery,it doesnot : Less than roo-lb. lots supplied by S. G. Sear? -
'. eighteen spread, only ing,-Jacksonville, Fla.THE. > "
.. ".A'Neglected 'Veg table.:> enough 'and thirty inches, is, high one'or two at a:timebeing. ,affected by
I-.J' ." (1" e. o1g.f ,'the,lighter breeds., It a it. .
W ',:ts there bnejubscriber ,to,your! paper tight; platform of bqards.is:placed under There, however, another disease STANDARD

:Jri',every 'thousand who: grows the.perches'it,will catch:tl1e.dr p. that comes in the autumn which. carries PARIS GREEN

Brussels sprouts.This:vegetable is;! pings1 and save the floor, space clean : off the, chickens, 'young and ,old,
DUSTER.One .
: Ja i ) 'opinion! far" superior to "cauliiowtr for, scratching room ;in_ bad weather,. and 'will' sometimes: .keep it up (till

..., ;-much ier to grow, and when The platform o ld be just far enough all/are gone. It is what 'we call limber

ready,for use' can ,be kept:for ,months below.the perches;toallow; a common, neck in the South, and,we suspect man can dust an acre of lobac o
likeabbage; i in-a.cellar.. The sprouts hoe to be introduced, ,to scrape the very: strongly that it was the choleraof plants in an hour, thereby saving hou
sand
= 'bring i =a high price and can rareiy be droppings,out. 'Sprinkle the platform olden, times.. 'even days of tedious hand-piekin .

4.k. ',had at' ,any price. The-wise country ,with.dust or coal.ashes every day and It. is nothing more'nor l less than the Price fS.OO. ; with this paper one year ,
'gentleman'"ill take this hint and $650. Address the editor, box 524,*-*
supply the poultry house will never: become natural result of carelessness and im: Jacksonville, Fhu ,
Z: ; ', ) his table'every.fall' 'with'this most foul,with bad odors, if it is cleaned purity'combined.. It comes of the .

.. .:excellent: vegetable and make ready, out' two or three times a week chickens eating the.maggots contained' Testimonial. .

asb'\vith all he wishes to,dispose ,of. ...... V indead.animal matter lying about on Yours of the 21st duly to hand and
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-Dr. Edw., Moore in Country> : Gen* Regular Hours: the surface of the grond..in some in .
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reply beg to am well
say
very
tleman.r _. The good.poultry,keeper ,has regular ,fence! -corner or other out-of the-way pleased with the performance of the

1 .- t-, t hours for feeding' his flock; Itt! .is place; and it will the7chickens just "Paris Green Duster." I used it on
-c", .?. : remarkable how soon a flock .of' henslearn long,as a.new..one comes> along and my tobacco and it did good work. I f
: RaIse Hay '
;: \ the hbUrs-at'wliich is contaminated by i it. Why chickens
,,'i they may ex Yours etc.,
: The,Texas.Farm'and:-Kanch reports pect feed. If fed at regular; es and should, peck,, scratch about and. eat W.' H. HEATH, .rf
the, director of one of, the Southern only then they will'go.about.. their for th _maggots' n such stuff,' we do not Nashua,..Fla., July 23, '97. '
grass stations 'as 'Saying :' "I believe aging'without paying any attention to know; but we do know that they will :

jhat'byiselecting: ; the' proper: 'varieties the'owner except: feeding times, but 'do it,. and that'it will kill them. .,
U' feed, al- So,. if disease comes along now and :; _: .
;of,grass: :Southern, farmers can have: ney. are taught to.expect at c
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I;:" good;t 'pasturage' 'during from.eight to most.any timethey. get.into the habitof 'the chickens begin to die suddenly'and Lands lorida. t':
: ten '(months: of the year. I also believe flocking at the' keeper's heels .everytime )mysteriously, go and make a ;.. '-.?;.., .
'that they 'can;:produce hay equal he appears; search, for the cause. of the disease, -'-.' ?'-

:tQ;'the best.in'.the.country at the.low.: A flock of hens that is fed regularly and,bury it. Bury all the. chickens Oranges,.

est.cost, There. is,a 'great,.future for is much l more contentedand, will pro that'die, too. Suffer I nothing dead to
f.ba'DakinginJhe! : ; South:_ It is a crop duce more eggs than one,,Jhat-isfed at. l lie buried on the pr mises.-. B. Rjorts

m that always brings.a'good price. This odd times. Geer Epitomist.. [investments '
:?" ..; '-'* |season; ,'it.'has been. from $rS to $20 'atoa The same person should always a -

,\.1' Just contrast it' with 5-cent cot feed the' fowls, if ,possible. They The, man with, a weight in ,his leg Developments":; .
} ,ton:; .At the,present time the Southern learn to know that'person and become .canjt 'hope to win in'the_ race. A man .

: States.make a poor showing in thehap familiar'with or. her and they eat with a weight on his health cannot expect I Attractions '. b..
;; :markets, 'ofJ':the country. New'York more moderately-than they do when to compete in ,life and business.
'and"Iowa.hayover' 5. ooooo'' one who is half strange to them feeds with those who are handicapped.. Add.if,

actes/ ,hayland, ; ,. while;. :Kentucky them'and they are continually watching If his brain is heavy and ,his i blood G. D. ACKERLY, ,

.-. T and Virginia the leading States in -theSbutrjjhave out.of .one eye while grabbing sluggish' because, of constipation, he C ctNIAAL rASNCEA Act.NT,. .
about: The their feed suspiciously.My will not succeed in well. '
;: oo,ooo acres. anything very THE TROPICAL TRUNK LIKE..
hayxcrop, ;; t such States ;as:;Georgia, flock: is fed regularly in the Constipation; the ,cause of nine JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA.

,the CarolinaAlabama'and; Mississippi morning at -TbeJowls know when tenths,of ;all ,sickness., Symptoms oft .-
(are: 'ridiculously,,small Each,has to)look<; for their,feed, and regularly are sall p'ess, listlessness, poor,appetite ,0, s
less than ,Soooo; >acres and j produces every .morning, ,a, young PlymouthRock' I bad taste in the mouth, dizzi !dressVorId's Dispensary Medical. Association 4

% about.80,000 tons, of ,hay annually. cockerel.stands on a'nest box in ness, bi 1iqusne 'and lassitude. .Constipation 'No. 663 Main Street. Buffalo ,
Of.late.yem' there has'been' ; a de- the ,proper position: to fly up to ,my can be cured easily and cer- N. Y. J,.

,cid i increase'in the,hay:.crop' not only shoulder soon as,the door is open tainly by the use of Dr. Pierce's Pleas- . ;';?

J ; a:the ,Western but'in,the Southern ed., ,He.never:. ,does this except in the ant;Pellets,, :They are, not at all violent The celebrated Belair ..' "

States. ,Many 'Western, farmers, dis: morning! ,.and He.never misses being in in their action, and yet they are Sanford, was sold Monday orange in groveat this

,gusted with; thelow'price; : of .wheat place when the,door opens forthe_ first more certain than many medicines city by M E. B. Durlin, as master "
and corn}, have; gone'into-dairying'and feed of the day which:are so strong that they put the commissioner. It was bid in Attorney i
by
J1i l aking. Th{ Southern, .farmers 'Fowls: that.are fed regularly become system.;all .out:;of{ order. The great A. E. Lonover of Amsterdam _
,; of cotton tame:and.familiar and with a little of "Pleasant Pellets" is ;
\J are losing some lfeii.raitJt.n ;, attention advantage N. Y., for his client, Mr. John San-
.,. ;_ Thev.see the-necessity of! diversifying ,can. be so, trained that' they that ,they.cure,permanently, ford, for $28,000.-Orlando Sentinel;_ .. .
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> theircrpps.:: They'are just be will allow themselves to.be pickedupwithout Send. ,2 I, one-cent stamps tp cover .. -; .
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ginning realize t grasses'and: .forage alarm, ..and such a flock is cost of mailing only, and get his great :,- :... ,.
_: :plants form. the .backbone of any,:easier'toieep: in' good condition; ,as book.the People's' Common Sense Manatee people are to oranizc an;" ';it: '
"* 'can be examined for of Medical Adviser Ad. other'tobacco '
agricultural country .. they symptoms :absolutely FREE. association. : ':
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< Our Rural Home. Those'who live in apartments where equivalent for what husbands do for their .1
; I StateNprs. there can be no storeroom have often wives? Serve them? That is a duty and -
,,, (; : .. ; \ .4-. nothing more. In some things it is well .
.. :. ... !<. -.. '_- -. .; found, to their'surPrise, that the grocery ;:
"':: < -.r>- - -:(: s- fj that we should get a little further than
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'': :Fray 'Du. --$The'B1y Woman. bills the end
: The.pear-treesofeAfr. : at year's were no the.duty line. The more wives remain .J
'valare, still(*'IO iJiwitb"' 'fine pears. J'or'urRur&1: Home, larger.than when they did not buy lovers the'better it will be for the bus- ;'1

:He:does not ,seem willing;. to,gather I am in 'sympathy with the busy from.,hand-to-mouth, as it were. The bands of the land. It is the expressed !-
and ship1hem"foii the benefit'of woman,, the.woman. who has limited reason-'for this is that human nature is love of a wife that makes a husband radiantly -

freight lines, to New York. Col. Nat means yet loves beauty and the beautifuL so constituted that it is practically impossible happy, and nothing else can take
its place. What honey is to the bee a -.1
I rW; fer feeding his hogs: 'on pears for one to be so'careful .of a wife's love is to her husband.. It is his .:

'Tfr triat'seliteadily. in! '.Ne' York'for,$z a All women at times have an ardent profusion as of a little., It would ap-. very existence-upon its knowledge] he :,;
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:" 4-''barrel, butit, costs'all but 'seven: cents desire to grow:"Holers=but:,the, busy pear'that. a'receipt would be followed, lives-better; he does his chosen task more -

to get them J there, so they go":to the woman thinks"'she"- cannot. j spate.--n '*theme in any event, and that enough ,of every easily; he loves his children more; it ..';
.ho s=Crawrofdvlll ; Herald:.'" And to care for them. ':Duty is sometimes ingredient would have-to be used makes his smile brighter and his laugh ,'
{ heartier and it keeps his heart young,
1-1 cerf in'Middle'Fl Hd Commission-' :a 'very-uncompromising masteras to secure.success. Yet it is true: that and considering what we women owe to __

.. : are down on,,the JRailrpad. we view, but,sister women, if you any commodity bought in abundance men it is indeed a very modest return .',i

.whosebusiness, it. is 'to.endeavpAo secures would see duty aright, you could see "goes faster" than when less lavishly that we offer them. '.

fairiat -of.' freight- for the.shippers in it pleasure. It is our duty to keep provided. This is true, even when Where b husband and wife follow -_

..... ofnhaf section ;of the State; bright and cheerful and well, if possible the mistress herself is the user. It,is these suggestions there is a litle paradiseon
*'* and happy but can do this earth. If either or both neglect them :-
-t Leesburg'Cominercial.: we therefore not at all unnatural that it
.. there may be peace, a partnership interest :
w ..%l After..six stormy"" ballots, Dr. W. ;;F.. with our perpetual round of washing, should be true of the maid .as well.- but no joy. If one is indifferent to

Yocum, president of the SummerlinInstitutefatBartow ironing, baking, making, mending; New York Evening Post the love and affection of the other where .;;;

iV'fs ,elated "to scrubbing and dusting, varied by stopsto r... bestowed, it is equivalent to the failureof
3 J '. ,; care for the.littl ones and supply the other to besow them. If one ceases '.
the presidency of the" Agricultural: their numerous needs? Are we real A Picture, and the :Picture Reversed. to love, he or she can hardly expect
College.here. The race.\was:\ confined the other will continue evidences of de-
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It is wives feel
best fitted for them enough-that must
ly to care by an .
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: to Messrs. Yocum Stockbridge\ Pres votion. Marital relations cannot be a .
that they have the love of their hus- .
unbroken round of work that
ton and DayisTeach; of;these at some comes bands. They should know it, and be one sided affair, and unrequited love is '
tiraeiiwirly .securirigKhe underthe head of duties? Will we told of it. Thoughtlessness and mis- not all one side of the house. It hurts a ,;
necessaryvote
be better if sometimes husband as much as it does wife when
to elect On the',sixth formal not fitted we do understanding of the nature of women a
the affection service due to him is indifferently /
or
our duty by ourselves ? are at the bottom of all this unexpressed
k. ,balloV Dr. Yocum.was'unanimouslyelected. bestowed while
love.[ There is plenty of love abroad in or grudgingly
r ; Do we love flowers and.the care of :
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the board lavishly extended
another. Human
In 'Dr. Yocum this to
world, and a great part of it lies "
:-'has' i'found,.a man who heeds,'no introduction them ? If so there are a numberofreally dormant. It should reach expression.It nature is very much alike in the two hexes -

ft J4. i to the,people of this: State. handsome ones that require very should be given voice, and as often and only where they areno longer ...
; ofeducational little labor to give an abundance of and warmly as the heart dictates. A twain bat one flesh, where each is theother's
For years.he hasbeen.at; t the head,
T chief and love rather than :
joy :
beautiful bloom. It would not be'advisable ROOd wife can stand a tremendous quan-
'matters, and .is recognized for tity of love-all that 'any man can give duty is the motive, lathe marital relation -
by'all':as being the best man-to fill a very busy woman to try her. The danger lies rather in not giving more than a partnership, a bond, ;.7,,
's- ,the position'. The, choice. meets with any of the difficult kinds as her first enough than in giving too mucH.It frequently a slavery. Southern. Ruralist, -' *
"' the 'approval:of the entire city, and effort, but if she will once try.some of [ is not an unmanly thing for a reft" to < ,"'i

all are.waiting to give him, the heirty the easy growing kinds she will go on Jove his wife, although one might readily Household.A .
'( adding to her specimens, and before believe so from the way some men go
: band of \welcome.. SUGGEST-ON TO MOTIIEES.
; about it. Neither is it sickly maudlin
she is aware of it she will have a collection ,
', issue sentimental for him to show it. bitter tears did I shed ,
:t-- ';-In: a recent .of your.paper; ; that will be her But Many over my
. $ $ ,Hobo.wrote that "it was unsafe. for a a surprise to even if it were all these and more, what :ignorance when I first went to house. -
out t and she will have become an enthusiast of it? Who has a prior claim to a hus- :keeping, but my husband was patient,
: ., whit person to the streets .
4 : :' go pn over ,flower growing.. Her work band's love, and who a better Tight to until could place before him palatable
,;,*. of ;Melrose. at night owing to the un- will be as well and as easily done and know it? What is it that men do for :and healthy food, after gaining experience

..j I' s_ *: rely 'set:of;negroes they have there/' she will not feel'that there:is no pleasure their wives that is at all an equivalent which I should have acquired in
: .:f'FederaJiPoint'? >'has a large :number of in the life of for what wives do for their husbands? my girlhood. Many wives maKe very
:..,.:: !here. There i is a l lumber camp a busy woman.only. Provide for them? That's a duty and poor homes because.not having learned be-
--negroes. as she can squeeze it out of duty, nothing more. In some things it is well .fore marriage, will not, like the one above
: that five
4.' .: not far away employs .twenty which, I regret to say, a great many that we should go a little farther than 'quoted go through the ordeal of learning ,;,
'or.-thirty m nfbesidesur own "home cannot do. the; duty line. The more husbands rep afterwards and the husband can hardly
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'negroes," 'as-we ,call them. If any One of the easiest plants to is main lovers the better it will be for the be blamed if he seeks the club for the
} white person has ever. been treated grow" wives of our land. It is the expressed I servant is pretty likely to take advantageof
even either the canna lily or "Indian shot. I love of a husband that makes a wife radiantly the ignorance of her mistress. We
7. .'.' .discourteously, day or. am,sorry I cannot give the botanical happy, and nothing else_can take I commend to mothers the words of Mrs..
= -:: tight, your, correspondent does not names, as there: are several varieties, its place.. What honey is to the bee,'a Stetson in Rural New Yorker :
F ". 'know, it., ''The; only misconduct that and all are handsome, some more so man's love Is to his wife. It is her very When my daughters are old enough to
: has'transpired has'been among them than others; One of the handsomesthas existence-upon its knowledge she lives work, I wish tot .hate them feel that certain -
: selves nd.aJew.cas. of 'petty theft, better, she does her chosen tasks more things rest entirely ,upon them; for
known is bright'green leaves and bears a easily, she loves her children more; it instance, they shall have the planning
_, -. .v the perpetrator being as full large yellow bloom. There are makeS her smilesbrighter, and her laugh and preparation of certain meals, and if
*: : :... likelyJtobe: .white person'as'a negro. several shades of red, some of them heartier, and it keeps her heart young. successful, they shall be given due
: There must ,be ;.5Qm.ethmgaQically; are very dwarf and bear fine flowers. Arid considering what we men owe to credit. Girls like,to feel that their workis
.
: : :: imrovedupoii.PalatkaTimes.Heral& The tall varieties have fine of women it is, indeed, a very modest return of some importance- just "helping
-' : a foliage that we offer them.-Edward W.. mother" does not always call forth their
:, P.Cactain which there are several different shades Bok, The Ladies' Home Journal. best efforts-I remember that from my
,.' ', 1 .C.'P." ; Gray has now) In his but the bloom to them is rather infe girlhood days. Although I never had
"" y-:: 'yard on CItrus avenue 'a ,grapefruit rior. All the cultivation these require ss any taste for sewing,I am glad that my

.; tree which .is the- best -specimen of is.to dig a.hole and put in some well Suppose we reverse the picture.It mother understood it well, and !intieteq!,

: this class oi. the citrus family.:The rotted manure from the stable or cow is not enough that husbands must upon my performing a daily task in that

'::. Lake,Region has'.seen since the wart lot'and set the bulb. feel they have the love of their wives. line.Cooking
work
was always a fascinating
They should know it and be told it.
.. .-this means the",/reeze: ,Two'yea Cannas increase very rapidly and Thoughtlessness and a misunderstanding for me. To, concoct dishes which are
:7A. '-.aio this tree"was. sawed off to within the ol&bed renews itself continually.If of the nature of men are at the bottom of healthful, palatable and economical, is
fiver6rsix( ; inches 91 rt the :ground, but the cold kills them down they come all this'unexpressed love. There is aplenty the most agreeable work I can do. I
.its ., of love abroad in the world and trust that one of my daughters will in-
;;:todayat'hnlds up Jiead .fully} ten to out very soon. The a
young green herit a taste for this work if so, she
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great part of it lies in the hearts of our
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fifteen feet ,
high and.JS.carmng..a'ciop l leaves make for the
lovely pieces cen- American wives. But it should not lie shall take a coarse in domestic science
f' ':;of-se 1ty.two grape fruit.! The fruit: ; tre or dining-room table. Cannas dormant. It should reach expression.It after she has got beyond my teachings.If .

.t'"evjejifat; ';'this' season iV is i of such great when not injured by cold are continuous should be given voice, andas often she never uses each knowledge in a

/, ,'" ;'faj-f.i-vr s>ze'jai the"lims'aad""be amount of.love--all that woman can' somewhere, in a cooking IChOQl.fir some
.4 ttotie.apmanyof; ; ,For fall and 1 winter try a few old- any
ones home.It .
him;. The lies rather in not
give danger
";-": .tforer the.great. spheres,have \talzenron fashioned chrysanthemums. Get slips, pod husband can stand a tremendous is only when girls become wives and
'
i tbiet"SV* tdenhue the tree'sburddi! may don't try to grow them.frbm:: seed. jiving enough than in giving too much mothers that they realise how much
'::. Alyibernorextfianitcan'bear.: ; MRS. M. J, It[ is not an unwomanly thing for a wo- knowledge it requires to do their duty in

:: ;:::.Qf ay i as Jc;olfere4; fS9 :far tJPftuii .4... man to love her husband. although one that line. Then it is too late to learn ex

,." f rr.as'U n01fJ.>tand5,..but'ofleriheld"no Buying by the'QH tlt1. might readily' believe so from the' way cept by sad experience that but.mothers have canccrtalnlysee
theirdftoghteri a
abtractious..for some women: go about It. Neither is it
= : him Hey wlli
realize
.. v ': .t' : : It is' at least an.open question sickly!maudlin or-sentimental for her to practical knowledge of 1 nosie-iaftkiDg,
'* several fire:..dollarVi11iams'' from* ;,'thit whether: it be really economical, as ehow.it But even if were all these and which includes cooking, sewing,. miming,

:' ..& ,fop.-utis .Lake;RegignrSubscribe .. f ,i bas been contended more, what of' it?,'' Who has 'a prior care of house, etc.
,, > __ ...... long to buy supplies ...
.S: "** claim to wife's love and who
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.- .tol1 e'Frwt '- "'t! ,.- right: to know it? What is it that wives Good, dean water, IsneeeBl1ler101l1'
Grower. the benefit wholesale] prices. dolor their husbands that is at' aU an fowls two or three times a day: ., .
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-. .indebted. for his box ,stuff, a bill .-' .. ,
i : c;>r fertilizer applied two weeks before, ,

: : t ; : ; three months'grocery bill. An ef An ftbeolute necessity for -1 1AD
; at making a living by getting out every crop.
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i further: experience is thus, given. It. fits book which tells what Potash Is, how ft .
; another:,pen picture of the ,razorback should be used, and how much Potash a well-balanced '%
r ; I i which we recommend to the, fertilizer ah contain, ia:sent free to aU applicants, i
:: Legislature Sesd your address. .
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; we managed to put in three acres of l -.J

x: pot toes. They were doing nice taste"the honey from the different flowers. -
: 1,. My neighbor's (/) hogs found them, .. j I I I Education of -.J
: d as I, could not make a hog proof These varieties of honey also differ ma-
: with one arm, lost our potatoes, as terially in color. 'There are scarely any -BODY
; Y' neighbor informed me 'hit would be two varieties of the same shade and ,
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smart trouble to keep his hogs up.planted .' there are all shades,from white, or light, 4 MIND.
; ; some watermelons the grove down to dark or nearly black. White
; the, fertilizer had been applied, clover blossoms, pr alfalfa clover, per- : MORALS.I .i
they grew finely, and I had a fine haps,'produces the lightest grade of hon-
'of melon Wife, boy and myself ey.and this also ranks, the" highest in FREE 'TUITIONSTJiE
: turns in keeping the hogs out. I price, and these plants mentioned perhaps .1
E : : hip two cars; one brought me 103. furnish the greatest bulk of the .
and the second $140. The railroad honey in the United States: The second -
r t.over $100 to the car and the commis best honey producer this country, FhottInAAO
merchant the balance. After my both in grade and quantity, is the American '
; got;well I concluded to put in some linden or,bass wood.-Epitomist ICULiTUaAL

u= : tton. I raised a fine crop but_did not . COUIiHGH -
*what to do with it after it was

; as I had no gin, nor is there one working The average season life is of bees short during and it the Is supported! by grants from the National Government
: l : i miles around. I stored it in the very re- All tuition free to all students
: ',the rats lound'it and carried it all quires a good prolific queen to keep up from Florida. Open to males and females.
r the force of workers, so that defective Women board with families in town. Men
& l:the premises and .ate the seed so will not board at-College Mess Hall for $10.00 per
; was cotton everywhere and not a queens prove profitable. month. A most healthy location. College
to'spin. All this comes in the way Swarming 1 is the rule with bees during I surgeon attends all students free of charge. z
Military discipline similar to West Point.
experience., We are living, however,, good honey seasons,'and if we 'do not Four courses of ,Agricultural, .
have the prospect about fifty box prevent it our crop of honey will be Mefhanltal,Latin.Scientific and Women's ,
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small. On the other hand if Superior equipment In Laboratories. Give -
I of oranges this year. If the rabbits we keep '
degrees of B. 8 and A. D. Fall Term opens
: n't'all'die, ,,and the fish continue to down Bvf arming and give the bees plentyof Monday, October 4th 1807. For catalogues
: I hope to keep body and soul to- room, properly arranged, to store giving full information, address
ther. till,our legislature] passes a law honey, the' result will,be a good, honeycrop. W. F. YOCUM President, .
: will compel a man who keeps a$1.50 Lake City<< Florida.
;: that will destroy $150 worth of farm -...-' -
? in a pen or'make him responsi- The Feather Queen. t
y_ for the damages done: Then a ,man We have read of Maud on a summer part with raw material, and there are always
;: have a showing to raise something day, who raked, bare-footed, the new one or more men between him and '
;; eat and get ahead. mown hay; we have read of the maid in I the great consuming public. The miller

oJI'.J,I'm busted, the orange business for a the early morn, who milked the cow: stands between the wheat grower and
the bread eater the maker between '
with the crumpled horn and we've sugar
l ng time 'is busted farming is busted ;
the beet raiser and the the rail
: read the that the of the grocer,
a ,fence law, and if the Legisla lays poets sing,
between the truck
v rustling corn and the flowers of spring'.I]way operator grower
could have held a little longer the ; '
and the market and in most instancesthe
but of all the of ,
lays tongue or ,
&would'have,been busted. pen
conversion of tho raw material of
; there's nought like the lay of the Kansas
tteI : The"editor of the Agriculturist calls it hen. Long, long before Maud raked her the farmer into the finished product of
hard lines,und we should think hay, the Kansas hen had begun to lay the market, is an expensive operation,
( ) ., He further says: and ere the milkmaid stirs a peg, the hen requiring more capital in these days of
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t : is up and has dropped her ; the corn large enterprises than any one or any -
We know only too,well that a part of must rustle the flowers egg if dozen farmers can command.< The farm -
they
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t : I is 'due to, our, obnoxious hog law, or hold their own with the barnyard spring, ring.If er, for his greatest progress, is as dependent -
to the lack of a fence law that Maud is needing a bat or gown, Ihdoesn's upon the capitalist is the .day la-
compel the owners of razorbacks borer.
hustle her hay to town she
; goes .
.
i in herd in *
them them
1 ,keep pens or to the store and obtains her suit, with a -
ti ns where they ,could not damage basketful of fresh hen fruit. If the Dr. J. H. Kellogg, in Good Health, asserts 1
i-- crops, or pay the consequences. milk maid's beau makes a Sunday call that oysters are sources of an epidemic 3
fI all our readers would make the fence she doesn't feed him on milk at all.. butworks I' of typhoid fever, and claims that
the issue at the next election, up eggs in a custard pie,and stuffs ,i i the trade in some quarters has fallen off
< 'would,' do more good for,.the State him full of chicken fry ; and when the t seventy-five per cent. This fact will not
a-: : so much gold' and silver standard old man wants a horn does he take i seriously affect the trade of farmers in
.- the druggist a load of corn? Not much I the South, but may possibly retard the w

] 1 If the non-residents or owners who did P he simply robs a nest, and to town ,he Industry of planting oyster beds in _
lose all.by the freeze were: protected lto you know the rest He lingers Southern waters. ''i'r;:". '
I{ : State laws, they would do much more I there and talks, perchance, of true re- .v.-"',<,'
; 'the 'way of returning prosperity by i form and correct fee-nance while his f : to ?'groves'and giving employment, j poor wife stays at home and scowls, but $100 REWARD $100. ( e'
; is, saved from want by those'elf.same
fertilizers and
ng increasing gen- The readers this will be
paper pleasedto
fowls; for while .her husband lingers
business. It is to be hoped thatthe
) : learn that there is at least one dreaded
there,she watches the cackling hens with
Commission will devote
Railway disease that science baa been 'able to .
t care, and gathers eggs, and the eggs
0f time to cOrrecting'abuses and not .
: > core in all its stages and that is Catarrh.
; she'll bide, till she saves enough to stem
I f" with the of
legitimate. rights
{I ( &railwaycompanies' in the powers con- the tide.: ,Then hail all hail,to the Kansas Hall's catarrh Cure ia the only positive.. ,.
known to the medical frater
cure now
hen the of all to
greatest blessing
,
i on them by the statute passed by 'disease
: ,Ruralist.Ytrieties men I Throw"up your hats and make nity. Catarrh being a constitutional -
Legialature.-SOuthem .
requires a constitutional treatment. .
Rome howl, for the persevering barnyard -
l.;. i.. .fowl I Com may be king, but it's HalFs Catarrh Cure is taken internally,
; .. plainly seen the Kansas hen is the Kan. acting directly' upon the blood and ma
Honey. of the dtt-
u : : saa coat sarfeces system thereby
queen.
On would scarcely 'suppose that there I troying the foundation of the dkeaee. and
K : : so much difference in honey and so | The' lndiridual farmer, says '''FarmNews giving, _the patient strength building
4.. 'a number.varieties. There. are is powerless to bring about any,,up the constitution and assUting nature
IVII as many varieties as there are dif radical difference existing conditions ;"bi doiJ g its work. The proprWon baTe
'
: fiowersithat: produce honey and he can change from one staple to another i-J eo much fftith in its curative powers,that
k I, difference in flavor is i very percept, ;' ho can ferret out occasionally some they offer One Hundred Dollar for My
orh ,Since th 'introduction of the unusual: local demand and fill it advantageously case that It alit, to care. Send fox list .

: : ) ,,it is possible. to keep _each variety but'there hia power ends He I of Te mOBi&1& Address ,_:<
:E separate to quite an'extent,.and hence cannot create: new industries, alone ,anddaaidedbecause F. J. CHENEY & 00.. Tele4o,, o. \;,.
*:': he deals for the most Sold bJ Dru1Ma?16x. :
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t : 'fl8ri .rill&r '.'Fruitr &t&'er. : .American" Powologlcal Society. to sow ,in drills and thin{out, letting forty- igbt hours old. This ;is an exaggeration
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remain If
);Th h biro nial i l session of themtnalQ. plants ? you of course, but it contains

;r- '?::4..Jit",_,..,. ,. j. WeekIT. Nep&'po.. at. 6 v.T; .""omoogical Society was will.give me_your opinion I shall'be more> or less: truth... If all the read

",-::!." ..;." "st'JackIcm..m..,"IP'I...,..:'i... oR'1'#"" r. rF "%.f t tk e", atColumbj! ; Ohio,.September! 'i, much obliged. A. MULHOLLAND., ers of the paper were as.-studious and

'.:.,.... -:' # -., ..,"" .... '- :K......"t' '" anUjf( : In response to an invitation SL.Joseph, Fla. methodical, our: correspondent,
:; TKKX8 o. 8t1BSOBIPrI
". ,:\' T' : -. ;,... O'e. r .... .......-................... .oo -from. the Ohio State'Horticultural So- This depends largely on,'the quality doubtless we should find it worth while

...- 'AI1r v-tU." .....-_....U........'\....!....-..:;.1..' 3etytffr t H -* *! *' of your land,and the size.of the piece to compile index.every year.

,-.".... .In-......' .atrIe- ...".."....;..V'........1.J.-..... J.co President 'B rckm ns' delivered a you intend to plant.t: If your: plantingwill -

: b =:irt'all cases cash short,annual address. Hetfirst called be small, so that you .can give it BY-SULPHIDE TREATM NT.-AVill

,", .' ad ,Nod unt'alloWed orione'siwaeubeoriu attention to the wonderfuritride... made careful attention, and your land is you )kindly state in what, publication
: : -
,' J ionextina'olub( .t.. .. buttO both in the : J of moist 3f the Department of Agriculture
', : :--- >?ril'agwtii ft libera l caan cmmbe o will i ; t;!cience. andjpractice: po. somewhat and. retentive, you you
; allowed on all subscriptions obtained' molgyd tlig\.t past fifty;years. may with advantage sow: the, seed in f Found the article on the Carbon Bi-

;. -,:,. bJ.tHmi (WrKef01't&rmI ;;tJ.; ... v. Varieties ofapplespears and other beds and transplant when about the Sulphide Treatment of Seeds, given in

o 4 :: :- -To.every subscriber, new or old,remit? fruits-had been, greatly,improved, but size you indicate. It gives onions a your issue of August 28..

ting us.$S.OO,we :will send the'paper one this improvement had,been, i in manyrases considerable} check to be transplanted, You publishing a most excellentand

,,' year,; and .a, copt''bfSKolfs* ;Vegetable ; at the expense of vigor and long and if they are well cared:for and not : instructive! paper.

f .'.\ Growing Market post; in :,the id J!South; For two for.new Northern sub-: life. For. example .many>of.the'most allowed to suffer for moisture, they EDwARD. R. TAYLOR,

.g ecrlbecs,,at,f2,
.... .''.<<.,'r =d,,'a' copy:jof .oore'. "Orange. resist. the atta. fungous! diseases i those left standing where 'they were The article referred to was taken
I
.>!' -.;- "' ." .,"B, P and insect enemies. Those who are [}sownand. make.larger bottoms. The from the 'Western' Rural," which
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"'k::7 h ;Hate8of advertising4)n application. ""* conversant rit with the fruit,culture of I breaking of the taproots seems to pro copied it out.of some government publication .

.,. ;:' $sriiltnoeetihould! be made by check t fifty years ago recognize 'the,fact thatmany l mote the formation 'of the bulb. But that has escaped our observa
_
sk ,'., pjstal note; money :orders: orJregietered. ,, ..of our more refined fruits are : if your onion plantation, is somewhat tion..,
: ,- letter to.order ofJFASMEB .;$ more short-lived and more' liable to I I J large! and especially} if; the ,soil is inclined i i
1
e;. ,JUfD rBUITGJtOWXB.CONTENTS. ] the attackol,: ,insects" and. diseases, thanwere i' to,be' thrifty, unless you have A Strong Fruit-Growers': Union.
.
:.:; !;. "Jacksonville, FlL. the.lt ss improved varieties then the,best of facilities for irrigation, you The San Antonio

t 7:f -, in'existence. Fortunately, 'experts .in had better sow the seed in the field and StrawberryGrowers'
e/ ., Uf Union is the'name of.
,...' ,.;, _...- '' .''. the! 'science of .entomology, biologyand thin,to a'stand when large enough.. vigorous organization, San a young Antonio and
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vegetable pathology are unraveling But whether you sow in a seed bed
'
"=; The Cane Industry. In Florida..594GROVK of this State. We have received
,; ,... Sugar i for benefit a
j .f k'3. ; our problems'which or in,.the field, be ,very. careful not to of their constitution
:'11'-' ... ,'AMD OnCHAM, >-We, : tCoastLettersI, ; were obscure to the average fruit cut get the seed buried too deep. A young copy and bylaws' ,
: /' The-Satsuma on rrtfoliati Stock; Small twist of a. few'years since, and from onion bulb is feeble in its the preface of which gives the following
very power?
FruitNoreitiealntheSouth........ 595 interesting information
:
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the careful of these of it
investigations men expansion ; takes it a long timeto

r t, -. V-.S i The v CamprorrreNllI*. ...,.......::............ S96PiKBiT .- science, we look;'for,, advice to acquire strength,enough to thrust "We as herewith a suggestion hand you tQ our organize constitution

".' :The Pineapple Industry-;'Adnal'PcofitSFraman will enable ,us successfully to combatsome aside the sand and make a place for
"' -....."........ something on the same lines. Our
'
.>-,, ,- -. 'Acre. -597. ort .drawbackswhich in many itself. It will never swell to full size, Union is

". t"--.P.-" Pecan>.c- terplllar.-- < ;.. .'.'....'... 597 sections af this great country'are seriously I and what:bulk 'it does develop will be and is one only: of a the little liveliest over a and year most old,
s N impairing the cultivation or fruitPomology late in the season that will fail
so ,
you
r, ItnllD'j D 'TfcTJCKER-Tlie Earl Florida,, sprightly yearlings in the State. April
StrawberryjSeaibnable; ; Strawberry Notes.'598 as it is .today can only be to receive the remunerative early
."- ,, .& '. .' _". L. progressive when aided by men who prices. 26, 1896, twelve growers met and organized
d.Neglected_ .... Vegetable. .;-Raise Hay.,_..,....w. SPOULTRY.Leve11B00st3 scientific and by the time the shipping
fS+lTlt** S -- 'I -*-3---* r- "- <' are experts pursuits, and -
"" ; Regular Hours;; such we will have'the pleasure of hear CAMPHOR 'CULTURE. Mr. S. R. season opened the Union numbered
., 'When Disease_ Comes....:..,...'....v .599 thirty-four .members; and ''had. built
s ing during the progress'of our conven_ Hudson of:Orlando, Fla., has kindly and
Oo* RURAL poMK-Tbe:: : Busy Woman; Buying informed me that could give equipped a roomy packinghouseat
,, ,'.. by the Quantity; A Picture aa4.. he.. tion.An address was delivered-by J anesWilson the best information you the cultivation me a cost of about $500, yet before these
4 J .. ..,. regarding .closed
PictureRatherHard Reronted;. Household .ji.. 600 son. the Union saw that its
.secretary of agriculture. of camphor. Please inform facilities for -
lines' ;'v ri ties- ,Honey. .;.The Among other things'he .said'that the me who are experimenting ,with, the handling'produce ,were
Feather Queen(......... .."j.... .!j; -*:...
.,< EDITOBIAI,-American efforts familiarize and plans for enlargement of its depot
strenuous
Pomological Society; making to at what'price can the seeds be se
., : Queries and ,Replies; 'A 'Strong''Fruit which is well located on one of the
; the of
Europeans with products Amer cured. Will.you.kindly etfor
.. '.,. 'Growers1 Union ... u....-........(....<;. 6o ,me or Plant System main lines. The appli-
z 0 :*:. ican It is the intention of tell me where I can'obtain all,the information -
.. Second Crop Hayirkets. ..........._.......-.;.. .603 the department to keep shipping-fine about the cultivation of this cations for membership up to the July
> were
.
: : .. ,:.,.. '.Weekly: Crop.Bolletln; Death to The.Ticks;; apples and other fruits until the people tree at.my expense.. meeting sixty-four and moreare
,1.,'; Tomato Growing In South Florida; Philadclphla ot foreign lands. became t thoroughly Louis T. SHIPLEY. coming at the next meeting. Our
; ; Orange,Grower On Florida Oranges members are men of many minds, yet
't ...,..... ....'..:............-.....-,.....604: satisfied that our fruits are' as 'fine ;as Chicago, 111. they appreciate the fact, that by consolidation -
those in the
'C';" Farm and Garden'Notes...... ............... _606 grown anywhere world they are individually better

: .:', Horticultural1. .Items; State Items......i.......608'Weather It is especially desirable toopen ,the The. most, successful cultivators of' off, than by each doing business on
marketsof. continental i Europe, and the camphor that we know of in his
hook.
; .< find means of shipping_ Florida H. own
M' -s even our moreperishable are G Hubbard, o '
In:Jaokeonvllle.. "We wish, to call attention of all
i orchard 'and garden T. K.
-, products Crescent.City; Godbey, of this little
book
) Week Ending persons reading to
? September I4'I8gyT our
by of the gulf that Waldo E. of
i. c' way ports, so ; Rumley, Keuka. advertisers and recommend them
;} .""_;j;."" -', "."'.! ') "" 'B'.,' 'd .. II, ...:. ... :. the'great territory naturally tributary The best and most recent Information and that to
"j be < when
,a w b to the Gulf of f Mexico be reached culture is your patronage request
; : : ': 'D T. .; is : : may on camphor contained
..,... .. .:.. eo eo .: )t: I; )1 ft_: by'the most,direct water routes. i in a special bulletin entitled you write them, that you, mention'
..io > - where their
:j '<. .4;:; '. Sept. o,...-..... 74 .73. 86, .7' 14' 79 3.11 : A number.of practical papers,were "The; Camphor Tree," recently' issued you,saw ,ad.
.. ,. ::,. . i. 9'......... 79 79 8 1. 71 IS 8() .p6' presented and considered.It the Division of "Finally, we would urge every sec-
.. .. by Botany.
lo. .79 6918
r at p. 7f osIe' tion where market is raited
.. :.. .. I! produce ,
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ii. H' > is that the will
.J.: : : 74 72' 1.97 probable society 1 Department of Agriculture Washington
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: r .. 11.,04" 77 873 to organize-for all know that in
'J 04 you ,
I\ .JJ meet next/year at Boston. The, following D. C.
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,," ,.'. 14.: 16 77 69 o officers,were elected :. President -
-, ,that if assist in
,, ;...:, !Mean.' ......... .76 '77' 86' 3I4'' .79' :; ,- :C. L. Watrous, Des, Moines, INDEX.-Can you not. ,aff'ord.a, started,we it can will be done getting cheerfully.Let you.

t ,b;; I Total rainfall 6.93. inchest' lows;first vice-president, G.W.Camp index? Our paper would be worth 'our' State motto be "United
':: 'T-Trace. bell, Delaware, 0.; secretary W. A. much more with an index. Of more ": 'We
,:: A.J..MITCESLL Obsenrer.. of stand divided we fall, but with along
; Taylor, Department Agriculture, than about a dozen papers we take
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J pull, astrong: pull and.a pull altogether .
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--. Washington,. D.'.Cj:; treasurer, ,Prof. it is the only one I keep and care-
l' cannot falL We
we call
*" :Mr.'Joseph W..,.Carew:, has.beenau_ L< R Taft, ,Agricultural College, fully preserve every number. attention to the following article jqar i in a
Mich, '
",<, ;?...;7:' thorizedto act as oursoUcidng. -agent; > 'MARY J. WORCESTER. recent issue of the Florida Farmer and

':. tanycaurte'sies extended\6. him- ;wOlappreciajed. e //Queries sad Replies. Conant, 1 I+la. Fruit-Grower:.. Phase reflect"
': .. "V TO > While we highly appreciate the
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'--': .' l y. -' :rSow1NC ONION SEED. -I intend compliment we regret to say that we [We omit \the article, at Jt appeared

.* .Spai of; our: exchanges .state,,iat.photCfraphVrecentljrmade puttingout; a crop,of. onions this 'fall have never found: profitable'to publish only recently tn. our columns.]

c' f for exhibi: for.shipping,_but I amundecidedas to i an i index. We; tried i it three ears The following by-laws show .that .

( ..... > :Itioa ?sow, -tw. ty-eight pineapples l ,: howl shall.sow ,the.'seedl "Will\ t. you i t and the demand for. copies 'was not the lines of the organization are rigidly

;; .: estimated to'weigh.about 406:pouEds,; please tell me whether it i is better to sufficient' to warrant the expense. drawn : *

--'-: 'growing on a plot of f'' ;und.teJ1. feet, sow-in'a, seed-bed and then,transplant/ ; DeQuincy once said nobody nowa-: BY-LAWS.

_",':'.-fi"'i,.:::>( :square, nea'r'Orlando:.*'* *-' : when: about t the size of a leadpencil or days reads .anything: which is over Section i.. NoYone;: but members.

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:Section: :a.*Tf e business' 'O :r..._ r" Conducting a legitimate ,-banking{ business :. .

'Un on'shall'' ifO f.b; iscussed before FLA., Sept.,17;,1897.." '. upon strictly commercial' lines.NATIONALBANK. .\ --

.J : .any\ persoii! <<:''.n.f'a ;member' of this 'FRUITS- AND.-. PRODUCE. ,

,{I. .",. Union j ,'l'Ol, ; .T 1 .hr ,I Corrected by Marx Bro: e
r{ :' 'Section; :;:iNbmember;; shall l speak; These ire average qnoUttoni. Extra' ChoiceIGtI THE FIRST N OF FLORID! !
hmore than !twjcebrithe/same; { subject, lots fetch senlower prices. above. top quotations,while poor 0I
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: nor/: more*jth'an 'five; .4 ,minutes! at1' onetime > Gua'fas.'u.Peara.L*'Conte....v.........*..:.n.......................75....to.;,1.25 i co -AT- ..
,. )< Pears>> Kieffer ,....,....,.... ... ......1;,5 '"
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barrel. 1 1Solic"its
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Section'.4c: ,A*member maybe [expelled Pin Apples e9 .,per i..:.....--,. i.,i.;....... .-............. ....2.50 3.00 : JAQI soN'7Ic1] B: ,. I'LA.. .
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.by a twC-thirds vote of all .the lemons, Messina, .box. ,,3.50
English,Peas,-'dried,'.'.............bus.....;..i.js the.businessof;merchants 1 planters',!and: fruit g''o' ers' ;
.. ;members.present!;;:{for. any:willful;vio peanutlv.best brand to: .
'i Cabbage Nt Y.. .... ,. to .05.08 All accounts have personal ,attention. Drafts on England ,;
: ] of the rules. : ; .07 ,
; b latipn! Potatoes. ,....;....: ........:.bbl...........,.=.
'section AS.. No raembershall have a Onions _: _.....__,..l'..........bbl.... ..,,,,.2.50 75 and. the continent bought and sold on favorable 1
\n- $,ggs;.;......-....:......._dM........;..16 .
partnerinthestrawberrybusiness, .
h : : Jf' h. it. terms. R. C. COOLEY, Cashier.
)" \\t& 'itris 'tinderstood"'b :ihaf VEGETABLES AND POULTRY.Corrected .
partner JAHES M./M/SCHUnACHER{ : President, -
'that 'al lJ .1 bearies? shall be .shipped, by Davis & Robinson. .,.
through tbe'UDlon"; 1 fellow;Yarns ...;.;.,._..;.bash '
?* .50 :
':', (Section'6- ;:Members, of this' ,Uqion S'lleetPotatoet"s u asn,.,..!...,..........,...?.....?..?.bbl... .45 to ..50Subbard C. C. Robertson Real Estate
shall ship only in Union refrigerators to Lettuce; '....l..i'.a., ;.._.dos '.25to.30 ,
Celery, Florida .,..... .. _, i
the; agents 'appointedby:: ,the Union,. 9gg Plants.,.">j.....>....;...bbl?1,50'to none 2.50 '

: exceptin; cities! 'where. the: Union? ,,, ,has Sweet tomatoes.vj..Pepper;. ...................crate...... bu......2.0010'-.i.oo' 2.50 FIREHINSURANCE: AND ., b
no agents, members' are, > at liberty Green Beans,......... crate..1.50 to a oo '
f Pumpkins, .,...,......._....,.each .5 to, ..toersnaws HOUSE .RENTING' {ACENGY.
:; shipVteany.house., f ,' .... ...... ...::,each .3 to .10
F Section member. .... bunches
7 Any wishing; Parsley .ii..perdoJ. .30
,... and Adams Street ,
Green dot bunches Fla.
onions Hogan
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1r resign 'must.be. in":good standing? ;:sty Pepper,hot....{.per.i;.........bushel .50.25 Jacksonville, .
instated .well cured,.,....,..-....._lb Do a general. Real Estate Business. Special l Attention
that be !in ;future be ; >age .25 -
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1. .t' Second Crop Hay. Ha1t.grown.t....;:; ....-.;., ........... ,12 to .25 : '
Tnrkeya; ,........:-per pound,gross .12 and .some ,good 'speculations; can; be had now.. =
:. Afactrecently; : 'developed jn'Alachr DnckL' ;"" .. -;..;..,.;;_._......,, 30 .
Geese ...,.....,.......,....
hayis ; .40 Jacksonville '
i. 'ua'cCunty.! respecting crabgrass. reeks ...........perdoz bunches. .IS Money to LEND on Property, Only. .
bf no little interested value. Mr. Radishes...i.................'per doz ..50Cucumbers
; ....,......'.....crate '2.00 103.00Spinach. Oren e GfoVes Timber T aets' and
C. W. Foster a prominent.farmerlliY? :--.0. ;....;per bushel nODeS ,
t ing aboutfive milesjrom Gainesville-! Salsify,'..........per dozen bunches none
; Cauliflower,..,, .
had'a small, field i in hay,. which was ,............:5...........bunch; .03 ooTurnips. Phosphate 1opettties.: _

? entirely destroyed by.an insect knownks.the.'fall New Florida Potatoes.Honey,..'*............,.pound.......section.barrel 2.75Sqnash ;io i? AHl\ .- 'rBI4: iiO1tiTTir 18--4
armyworm, or Southern ... ;..: ,..................crate 1.00
II elons..,..,..t....:...... ..each .15
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r grassworm .(Laphygma frugiperda,) Cantaloupes.'. ...............bbl. 2.2510400
concerning ';which a bulletin was issued -; Itlga: beans..(.....,..,,...,.,....qt ,10 to..IS SITUATIONS 8KGURKD. FOB STUDENTS'.

by the, Florida Experiment Station ; .

only 'a few'days ;ago." But the .grasS ;Down in'sandylSouth' Florida they MASSEY'S

promptly,.took a second start and madea lave;;to_,build roads j if( they want.them
a: : remarkable growth, some stalksreachiaga atalL The ,Bartow Courier-Inform I

length ofseven, .feet. M(: ant-boasts, it may well indeed do, V
V Foster's, estimate' of f ,his:' crop! from.a. oF.that'place' Jiaying inaugurated the V

\&' sample half.acre7,800; pounds, is'undoubtedly building -25.miles of excellent clay .1 'Y"

( exaggerated, ashay: crops roads 'But come to Gadsden. We !:'
f."V VV V in Florida almost ,,invariably, because dontt.have to build, roads Tiere. It -
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'} .farmers.haye no iTay-scales; ,but was all done .for'..us by the hand of Jacksonville, .Pla.. .

f. ,'. 'even if,it reached:half that: amount,- it the creator at the beginning of time. Columbus. ; .G a., ':" .,
was a very creditable yield: This.fact Quincy?Herald "
\\l! illustrates'one of the. numerous points : J Birmingham, ,;Ala.,. -. .,* ,

value,in, : asa hay-plant
d; of \ crab-grass: ,Montgomery
f.:, --that, no.matterhow. manY'' times it .. x
: is cut down,while green.it will growL QUICK WORK, THE GREAT SCHOOLS: OF THE SOUTH.

y ,, up again, as it seems determined :to In selling:and paying for Fruits and Vegetables "' CHEAPEST AND BE.ST.; s sM

'. raise crop of seed. Florida, oughtto COOLS ;to,us is our motto. WB
'produce nearly ,all! ,herSown\ ,hay on GIVB FIRST PLACH7 SENT,BECADSB US BY WB GROWERS NEVER :Send; for Catalogue,, Address. 'Nearest School.

tf the remains of they fertilizer left from OURSELVES. They are protectedby .,
; our 40'yean experience without default ESTABLISHED. 1875. -
the,winter;vegetable crops. Ing a dollar. 'Enquire as,to our standing ,
1' .. and financial stability which any bank or
merchants having-mercantile'reports can WILLIAM A. BOURS
James. .CarnelPs ,guava; factory ajCocoanut verif -then. try us-WB BELIEVE OUR f
'; Grove is flourishing:,, During METHOD name WIIl4 for our quotations.SATISFY YOU.Stencil Send and
;your
r.. 'the:season that-thegiiavasare cards free, Letters piomptly! .answered. Grain Garden ;Seeds and Fertilizers V

It'. .:Mr. Carnell, .by .his method, will ,do FRENCH' & CO. : -- ;
'' the equivalent, of a year's work. He ,
L'tL'9 : BA'7 ST., JACICSONVILZeI i, I4 IA.
W$1
..bas.already',uprcver: 2,232 gallonsof 116 Warren St., New York. ,

Juice which''willmake over 24,552 TAnu&EED. ,1855.Bradfc We Handle Only the Best and Most Beliabl Seeda. A Comple Stock of
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'f: pounds j.jelly. 'Mr; Carnell extracts 1 ,

the: ,guavajuicerandat"is: :made 'into Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal ;
1;- jelly as orders are receiyed*.Titusyille ,

.1. Star I v& kia.ESTABLISHED EuqeM sp.-.- B. Redf 4d. Cotton Seed Meal, Both Bright and DarkS -
; Sheriff
:. Fennell 'retitriied'hiondap; .
.:VV from his farm and! orange::-grp.ve'' .near, REDFIELD & SON,' AGENTS'FOR 4 PURE GROUND BONE

:i; : Hawthorn; Sheriff: Fennell .says)1e

r' has notJost' hope i iii\the :orange '.busi i Commission. 0 J Merchants. Tggert4llel Pertllim Co. ;:NITRAT .SOD ,

ness, nor never will, but: must have .-,ice-' -. :: '
tC ..... his Star Brail-Fertilizers, MURIATE OF POTASH, -r.
the golden fruit.. He says ; $rove :
\ is.in.fine. condition/' and'). ids' f fair: tq ,Fruit :Auctioneers GUARANTEED ANALYSIS.Orange I t' SULPHATE: POTASH,

i. bring him i in.a: a pof': fruit 'before a ,
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l 'gre .whiJe. 'He is;going to: 'put out and'Vendable KAINIT, EtO
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'* five acres in tangerines; nd".rilt. improve We handle all kinds' of Fruits and Vegetables FEBTUIZER.These ; .' .' '0 i. -

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: [WEEKLY-- CROP BULLETIN.: semblance of a tick was to be- found of- thousands .of "acreain this county.

J J ?:.: about them, and again,_ to: render Th ground..occupied was about;one .. t i
SEPTIMBER .
r ., "\ t"ifoK,.t. ,; WEEK: :ENDING 13, things more gratifying;].the animals did acre-l less: i if anything. Extended r-

,:,,''."41 r: ,,'. ;' :k'I: '1897.ainfall ., < not appear to have been in any wise .comment on this is unnecessary. 4)
'' "" injured.: The eyes nostrils and .skins i What: Mr. Freeman has done others .

.K (has'been heavier and ii> e 9{t e cat ..dipped present' :a.,:'decidedly can do. Let the homeseeker cOmpare .:
Northern Central -' Otherbatches these results with results from'a 1.- t"p ,.
: ;,Y.'g. throughout healthy 'appearance. .!
,,', .', : : an Southern:,sections of the State: of cattle have been run through 100 or 150 acre farm in the Weft. or '.

.: 18 ty localities showers were so this solution with'results equally East, and he will see that one acre :;

:.';../ ; fJ t.aa'to,icUrd farm work, ,par- gratifying.While here properly cultivated, brings larger .'
.. : tic ffly such"as haying. The greater Dr. Norgaard will not au returns by far, besides the comforts of --
,
; ,bu'of fodder has been either housed thorize an interview at this time, stillit an equable climate, varying but little t

.; or ed in good condition. Seed ,is a well known fact,that ,Bethinks during ,the twelve. mbiiths.-Florida Shortest, Quickest Most AttractiveROUTE

plants transplanted, both vcgeta- the first and most important step in East Coast Homeseeker.. : '

., J blc id tobacco, and pineapple slips connection with this matter has been : .

: ui suckers, were greatly benefited. taken and that only minor details re- Philadelphia Orange Grower on Flor FLORIDA POINTS BETWEEN AND THE NORTH .

.. c Cora, potatoes; and,groves were also main for completion.: An official an- ida Oranges.Mr. Tim
improved. There is some complaint nouncement may now be'looked for
E. B. Redfield, or'the Philadelphia Florida Central and Peninsular
'thus oranges are splitting. The fruit any day. Cattle men who have noted

: is Si Airing rapidly. Cott6 is,.being the results achieved.speak most hopefully fruit firm of Redfield & Son, NEW THROUGH ROUTE.I .. -
and candid admit wbo is the owner of a good sized or
gid ed and marketed as rapidly ,as are enough to New York to Jacksonville by
possible; it has about_stopped.growing, that success is near at had, if the ange grove in Florida, gave a repre- New Florida Pennsylvania B. B. to Wash ;
.
sentative of the World" last and nnton Southern Hallway to
; ,the injury from rail and_ *shedding being Texas tick and fever problem has (not "Grocery NorthernAir. I Columbia, Florida Central & '
decided., There wfll bebutlittlein already Been solved. There is no week some valuable information con Line. Peninsular to all principal
:
points In Florida.
doubt but that the last solution triedis cerning the probabilities of this l.ear.scrop '
way of a "top crop, tAcon- Cincinnati to Harriman JunoCincinnati .
tiaiation of present weather conditions death to the ticks, and that right of Florida oranges. It will be tlon by Queen & Crescent,

wilt tend to rot the'lint?in..bolls, cam- suddenly It is the desire to be abso remembered that several years ago the .Asheville A rifle Harriman and Columbia Junction by to South-Ashe-
.. entire orange-growing district of 1 Florida ern Railway and Florida
:' !nil another ,significant 'deteriorationin lutely certain that impels Dr. Nor JacksonvilleCincinnati Central Peninsular-Colum .
-:- the production and value of the gaard to refrain from making official was visited by one of the most disastrous bia to Jacksonville. '
:
instances 'advice utterances at this time. freezes that it had ever en- Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
'':" Ci. As it is, in many ,
are,to ,\fthe effect that ,the yield It is understood that the solution countered, and the result was the al and Queen,Southern Crescent By to to Chattanooga Ever-

.ty wilt not be more than one-half of the used'in bringing such gratifying re- most total destruction of the orange Limited., Florida}ette sular,Florida to all importantFloridapoints. Central&; Penlnv:''

... <,'- '( v Cage.. Rainfall Madison, Man- sults is a combination of certain properties groves. Prior to the freeze the average .

,' ,OBfjportions,of Leon, Jefferson,; Su- proposed and to which an ad- output of Florida oranges was Kansas City Kansas City, Fort Scott & ,
Memphis RJLto Kansas ,
City
wsanee and Columbia,,'was' 'too. frcqufct dition, the ,suggestion of Dr. Nor- about.5,000,000 boxes. The year after ,Jackso'vllle and }to Birmingham Southern By t

-. for cotton-picking, while, .the gaand, was added. There 'are'reas.ons the freeze there were but ,a few Thro Line to Peninsular Ereretle to, Fla.all Fla.Central points.& ..

:f' wether was generally favorable over for withholding the official in- boxes gathered, and the output has in 8t. Louis to Jacksonville bye
other Bounties gredients of this dip for the creased year by year, until 11ast winter }Cairo Short Line to Du Quoin,
: the/greater portions present. Holly Sp'gi Illinois Central to Holly BpVs,
;
obout boxes of Florida
'. ; ,of.!une districts The News man has visited the yards 100,000 oranges Route. Kansas City Memphis & Birmingham '
from were sent to Northern markets.It to Birmingham,Sou..'
and J
ft A. MITCHELL day to day watched results.
J. B'yto Brerette and F. C.&;P.::
Section Director, Jacksonville,-Fla., licks are now readily removed, and is now expected that the crop Sioux City&Chicago to Jack-'
=- will double itself until the 8O vUJe. Ill. Cent to
that too without every year ( Holly
Holly Sp'gs
apparent injury. to I }8p' K., 0. M. &; B. to Birm1ngiiam ,
I! Death to the Ticks cattle. old-time mark is 'reached, provided, Route Sou. R'Y to Bve -
fort of course that no further weather difficulties ette and the F.C. k P. .
Texas From the ,
,.. Worth, Aug. .- Just next'step to betaken is not Louis'ffleftNashllletoBireJunction. :
tinie. to time hid iioD has been' made officially 'given out, as yet. If the are experienced. Mr. Red- New.. Orleans F. C. tit P. only ,

: ia ;1be'Newsbst: Dr:yictol ANoi,, ; > original intention is carried: but these field stated that th'e probable crop of Jaefcso'Tllle To }between route with New through Orleans sleepers and.. ..

,: :., gaard, chief of;:the,bureau\ of- animal cattle_will now be shipped to Kansas this year would ,be from 200,000 .to Jacksonville. ':,

J pathology*ia Ae'department of animal and placed with natives, where all 225,000 boxes. He did not think Florida.The F.running C. & P.through has 700 the miles of track In'J:: ".

industry at Washington, was here experimenting doubts in the premises may be set at that the increase of 100 per cent. in Tobacco Regie**, ,2

:-,4 with a view to finding rest by actual tests.Considerable the supply over last year would resultin Stock Peach fanning,and and Strawberry Dairy faction Land,, .

'" soMe means by which the Texas fever- enthusiasm exists at any lowering prices during the Orange, Banana and Pineapple ewtUryi,

... giving .ticks might be ,removed from the stock yards and among cattle men coming season.. Buyers are already Pk99fhate Hat the Belt.Silver Spring and 1 ,,'

M t'::I. cage without detriment[ 'to the sam here; all earnestly believing, as they offering from $2 to 2.25' a box (for The Great Hunting Other Country R'.Ilust.w..

; :. Fob'some weeks this work has steadily do, that a great step forward so far as Florida oranges on the trees, and Beaches the Noted flthlng Ground. '{

progressed. At times :those at thee the live stock industry is concered has there is every appearance, accordingto Has the best lands for tillage, greatest earl J
ety of soils in the State,and above all
J hew out, after, failures, would become been made.-Galveston News. Mr, Redfield, that the price duringthe Runs over the Central 't'
Rldpeland
almost discouraged and be fall and winter will ,rule about as Where It Is High and Healthy. ,
t
refty to; givenpJ' erseferance wasthrulej last year. Next year, If everythinggoes Prosperous towns fill its route and it offen
:. ; Tomato O owing in South Florida. the fruit the best freight facilities for any produce to ,.
however/ and it last it, can right, men expect to get the Northern marketsSend
boxes of from Flori- also for the best of Florida tent
map (
._,,: befsaid with reasonable certainty, that We had heard most wondrous stories 500,000 oranges free) and note the towns on Its route.
success has been achieved. That ,in regard to Mr. Wm. Freeman's da, but even this will be only one- A.o.MAODONBLL,O.P.A

.. -.. tides could be killed .'was, early, demo success at Little River in raising tomatoes tenth of the normal output. Jacksonville,ifs.The .
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: 'trated in the work but how to the The first of the new crop of oranges
c' past season. We had seen Fla. Cent. & Peninsular! r R. R,
will be shipped about the first of No.
?i: :. dot: at once_ without injury to' the newpaper articles placing his crop at
vember and will be of Offers to Shippers
.,:; : aaaal. and at a reasonable cost :was-- from 1,006 to 1,600 crates. On Monday good quality.

ro > thl1' question. Monday evening of May 17, we went to Mr. Free Last year but a very small proportionof The S Sbertat t and Q J4etwt( t Res

tha| 'week, after'' additional pens'' had man's home for the purpose of findingout the total crop of Florida oranges BETWEEN .

-:.:,. ben',constructed, a new ;solution, ..thenature the exact truth in the matter. .We came to Philadelphia, but this year JlL lUDAAlmALLPOIm.'IDI'
";, of which will not at'present be found Mr. Freeman busy hauling lum- this market ought to get from 25,000 ,
THE EAST AND WSST.
,dir in the vat and ber for to 40,000 boxes:Grocery World. "
large house
:, ilged, "as'put a, large new which he .. With Improved Ventilated Cars this corn- '
twenty-seven head of the worst tick. was building.. His home stands on pany I* better equipped than ever ever to
cattle here to' date were the bank No Lake is not boom but handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops,and .
:.< inftjftted seen' of Little River, which flowsto ,City on a. Insure close connections and_ prompt demtoh
put;; through' 'i it To, the: surprise of the east from the Everglades. just a steady, general, healthy growth. to all Eastern and Western Market

'. ; ..91.the. cattle had, no sooner gone.4. We told Mr. Freeman our errand. Substantial l new buildings are going up Through oars to destination without .
: change or delay.
_" >o--r"" ; th !ugh it and jOntp' the,drip before! He invited us in and kindly laid before in every,direction, and improvementsand Perishable freight followed by wire and

'. f '-a'perfect of.ram of dcks-'begw ailing us, ]shipping} ;, receipts, saying; repairs are noticeable on"all.sides; MoD Uppers point advised and arrival cue dewteaUon.S-m.vHlou.' Jsno-
:1 tone: floor..''At'once'the countcnan- "these will give you the truth." On Mr..J. W. Henslev;:contractorjof fotuv AU claims for orerchaifes art WIt prompt

;. > ;ce|Of Dr Norgaard, Cot w'!*E. Skin examination we found he had shipped fifths of the new buildings erected in ly adf acted.
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'''' ::"'' ,ner'ood others, lighted up and,it was 633 crates, for which he received Lake City, informs us that the approximate vlaF.C&P.LL: are marked

'ptely evident that something ha'dr9ped. something over two dollars per crate, value of buildings completed and 'For Information call oaor-addrees. tie D-

E but,. he said, "put it:at two dollars, contracted.for :since January ist, is OLTAYLO
cattle were th.i\plaad>:inaew that's $i8ooo. Lake ,TnT.A.'gt,O9ala.I'IL
piese good enough The net proceeds City Reporter. w. B. TUOK. ,OeD.A'('t.Orlando. FA.

fe- s \. pens,whsre they have: closely figuredI,266. Four tons of fish were dumped into G.W.I R.!.HOLDBN.PULLER,Tn'Trt.T.,. Art.Le bufLJ'l&
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..; waijched.' : In just seventeen hours I This crop was grown on ordinary Tampa Bay a few days ago, as they Or N.8. PUNmGTOH.na .:'

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seeds; In pur Georgia rambles we have :"- : -C'-O

.,' Pi sell:Browzy Roby;/Amory, Jafi -Bloods, St. Michael,-Jaffa, Wash. Navels, had occasion (several times to make inquiry F. ALLENPine Castle, Fla. t

:- Tardily;J> iey, King Tangerines, Villa Branca,.Jie ,ons.. into prices paid for seed. We will
take cabbage seed as instances 'Many, ..... The Hart. Pomelo.Spcciallysrecommcndod .
; :" Tritiph: ; h.Seedlel8, Thoral( Silver Cieeter Pomelos..' an by tho nomenclature
Georgia gardeners told us that they had

>. 'i.,1'. :, ;i.it $25_;per_ 100. ,-&. o.b"'l; 'PP per cat.offon_ ', :.C ; 500}lots, : been able to buy,,'cabbage seed; at \Q centsper ciety committee\\Buda liQ of per theState hundred Horticultural$10.00 perthous-

.' t -i. _ounce this past season from .1 localdealer : and. PHILLIPS BUGS.T:2H5 .
,- :- .' AU ttees are 'bedded low,on.-rongh\ lemon stockdaboat l| inch diameter. Bads ?.. Such seed had; .in every iustaucg ;' jOiuluota, Orange. County.Fla.

.,- : .4.J ,to 6,feet* high, first class in every,respect and guaranteed true to name. turned out to IKS mostly mustard, turnip -

= ,Address,. RICHARD KLEMM, Winter Haven, Fla. and collard{ with not over 25 per cent. ofbbage. 700,000 STRAWBERRY plants uatneh;PLANTS Improved now Newnans ready.

,' .. Lady Thompsons; Clouds, Hofmans. Rising

:-B1tgri ,'Phaet Surreys,TrapsHarness There is.a liniit at which! good seed canba Seedlings, Tennessee Markets and Tennessee
Pro ific. Orders filled promptly. Packing the
Bay diroet from ffcetory.at Waelcsalo prices 80 per cent sated. sold anil wTieq cal b;'ge seed is being best. R. Puddy, Lawtey, Fla.:
Gnaran teed twoy ear'*. Writ for Illustrated CatalogueBbowinglatatstyles. I retailed in.ounce lot(atlu cents some

y &'\IJarda.Prlce World lnplaa*Jali and nsTirei.Te6tlmoni&la AUanU Exposition.from' The eyerystate.largest and Highest finest :one is getting beaten in the operation and 300,000 STRAWBERRY PLANTS-Cloud*.
display at the NashTUleExpoalUoEuwrtieto lay frwCataloirue.. nine times out of ten it is the one who and Lady Thompsons. New,
; Prlee. .lei.FadorieellLl1AEEC4- W OECCO.. 2Q L rtt.CINCU1LT4O-Pike$60.' plants the seed. The seed business is a vigorous for plants. Indian River Seedlings. Write
Churchill
prices. C. Lawtey, Fla. 7-3-12
.,.. peculiar,one. In other lines it is usually

i : !\If Ppm'and Garden Notes: shaped varieties' are the best for fall policy and business to buy as low as you T HIRT7 THOUSAND NURSRRY 'TREES In-

;; use,.the Long Smooth being better adapt- can, but; in seeds such is not the case. -* eluding Seedling Grapefrut years old. .
f 'nl is We would sayjn j $tice.to.the,American Also Hart's and Valencia Late, UancyTange-
H.O.IIASTI a&' edto'apririg. nUng. Crimson/King '
: : rines Budded Eureka
Grapefruit Pineapple
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.-.' The =writer'has spent the..last.,seven quality. 'Lentz and. Eclipteare also seedthat tbey'are seldom the ones who Brown's and Enterprise Seedless All buds on
: furnish such stock. as we have named Grapefruit ,stock S years old. Buds grown to
; weeks in sister State of jood>arietiesL Beware of the variety '
our Georgia a
: on above. stakes. Trees very fine and sure to please, bothas
It is the stock
';.- ', ,business>t trip, and incidentally,making knoWn'as "Columbia..'" It is a tough, cheap imported ; to quality and price. Write us. BOWYBR.

observations of their .agricultural 1 indus stringy variety thot should never havebeen usually from Germany France and Italy &.: STEPHENS,' Lakeland,;Fla.

tries.- Some of' the results'of thesa;obMrvfttions pat on,the market. that'are mixed and adulterated such
OilOOTH) CAYENNE, CHARLOTTE ROTHS-
an extent; It is the result oi the cease-
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were given'in the August Rug V child Abbaka and Golden
Queen Pineapple
jralistL: less competition for low prices. The new Plants for sale at Modelo Park Pinery. Quality
.. Cauliflower should be more generally tariff law will do much -- to shut out this unsurpassed. Address ORLANDO GRAPE

.: our We opinion.have seen.The nothing Georgia since farmer to change, when planted than-it' is. Mark Twain once class of S eds.- The ,individual grower &6513.FOR FRUIT. CO.- C. S,VanHouten, Orlando, Fla.
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the :low price of cotton came, adapted said, "Cauliflower is a cabbage with a can do more toward it by buying onlyof
". himself to the conditions with college education." In other words it is reliable houses and refusing to pur- SALE-Smooth Cayenne and Abbaka
changed .
and Slips. St. Petersburg Pineapple
more refined. Many who cannot digest chase from local dealers whom the wholesale -
the that he is better.off financially
ijeeult Co., St. Petersburg, Fla. 6-12-15
dealer stocks with this class of
cabbage can eat and enjoy cauliflower.Itshonld np :
.t anat, time since the war. He
any be grown quickly, -with a rich seeds either by direct sale or on commis-
hat this diversified and
done by farming, You Should See
.' soil and plenty of moisture. ions.-Southern Ruralist.
in Ufis the
diversity family garden plays Those 3.000 two year King buds on 4 and 6 '_
a akrgepart. Several of them stated Ito *, year stocks. The most profitable orange grown.C .

': the writer that the garden, the cows'and It'seems to again sound The question of transportation is one % W.. FOX, Villa, '-, Lake Nurseries, Fruitland
necessary our
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poultry furnished the largest part'of the annual' warning} on Bermuda onions .of supreme impprtanceitp: farmers." )IThe 73itf.Fine .
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R. '< living._There plenty of plain, substan- ed. The crop this year is short and government, first and last, has given Nursery Stock.

tial nutritious food on the Georgia farm- the new tariff law which puts a higher away about 155,000,000 acres of the pub-
er's table.; He shows the effect of such lic domain to railroads and of the For next 60 days will sell Fine Citrus Nursery
duty on imported seeds will tend to increase one Stock at large discount. Send for price list j
fareIn: the physical appearance of,' him. the efforts seedsmen to imposeon reasons assigned for this liberality was VILLA LAKE NURSERIES, Fruitland Park,

self//and.family. His stock, shows thatit the unsuspecting grower the cheap that the rapid and cheap distribution! of Fla. 7-31-tf.: .'

iavMually well fed./The Florida,farmer. California grownItalian: varieties under farm products would compensate the
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:. as well as,those of other States,would the name of Bermuda. There is hardlyone people} for the generuusdonation.. This STRAWBERRYPLANTSFORSALE.. plants NEW-,
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F do well to pattern after these progressive pound of onion seed in ten sold as may have been done, but not to the ex- $2.00 per tooo.packed with ephagnun moss in baa {
E Georgia farmers.. I tent that agitation for still lower rates keUr Also the Early Florida, admirably adapted -
Bermuda that is the true stock. Bermuda '
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.. y to this climate. Very early, prolific withstands :;
1 ,* ,*, onion seed retailed, at, $2 to $2.25 per should cease. drought, protects its bloom and fruit from ;
t. : pound is not Bermuda. Another fact is *' *-* .- frost' f i.oo per 10 5,15.00 per 1000,, R4 Hi MBIS-
We have ca led:attention i tdfti&Iargipart } & Pasadena .
,. : -r 'UBI Co., Fla g1i4STRAWBERRY'
the fnmUi.idei "plays in the home that the>new crop seed cannot be obtained : The key to successful, farming isfkeep- : i ; .....

,.prod ctio 1. .Thiijmonth tof S&ptemberis much before October 1. Yet .so- ins up soil fertility/} :Read( carefully l and ,PJANTSrSchnaddbach'. .jf -
called, fresh ((1) onion seed can be obtained ) Nunans, per i.oooft.oo. ::
and in the
the 'oneof-"heaiestgardoningopera: digest' put practice ;article on JULIUS SCHNADELBACH. ,. ,. Grand Bay, Ala. -:
tion' in Florida ; and in"the: immediate ;froni all houses'our own beingso the subject by Prof. W. U Bro kS"in the <

., vicimity of the, dulf.Tbe season prom; far as we know the only exception) at Farm and Garden Department. Don't You ForgetTo

: Lees t IO be a good one for fall gardening, any* time of year. Tobacco stems in nests are death to tend for price list of all the leading varie-
: audio time should be, lost in obtaining It don't pay to plant onion seed before insects of all kinds."CENTdWORD. ties of Citrus Trees on b 5 and 6 year stock
i Discounts according to size of orderi. 0. W.IOx .
a ''supply of seed from some reliable October 1st in Florida anyhow Onions, Villa Lake Nurseries, Pruitland Park Fla.

house, if you have,,,not,already doneso. like cabbage, require a cooler.tempera-; t. 7-31.tf. ... '
Do '.buy seeds of your local merchanteither turn than we have in August or September ", COLUMN. .

in bulk or packets, out of'commission for a successful germination and vigorous RATES.-Twenty 'words, name and address, CAMPHOR to SEEDUNGS 10 inches high, ready fine pot-grown for .
plant.
/boxes, They are 'usually of uncer- plants. There is hardly a planter one week 25 cents; three weeks 50 cents. Nothing log out:Is per hundred delivered here.
s taro age.and quality and are.considered in Florida that has not been stuck in taken for less than 25 cents. JKSSAMINK GARDENS,
Advertisements for this
by'the. merchant'Jike. canned fruits or years past on spurious Bermuda tnion paid.. column MUST be pre- 8-21-3 Jess mine, Fla.

yegetables -good uritU/sbldf-regardlea! seed through attempt to get this seed Send no stamps larger: than two cents. Plants., '
.. ofliow long, they]have. been Cn'stock;; earlier or at a lower price than the genuine Initials and figures count as one word. : Strawberry

Even if they' have been in the merchant'shanjk can'be sold at. For several years'we I ; I ave'a fine lot of Xady Thompson and Rising

but a short. time he.does not knowtheage. have given this warning, Don't lose THE NEW SOUTH CULTIVATOR is supe Seedling Strawberry plants for sale at reduced
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t : to all others. It' can be adjusted to rates. For prices write J. M. BROWNLEK, Starke
.. your crop by being fooled again this '
cultivate any crop, from a strawberry patch to Florida. -. 9-11-6
.. ,' iGl .* *- year. You have already paid for y}\ur an orange grove, without extra attachments.
".. : f- experience, now yon can afford to Sold on trial; satisfaction guaranteed. Price $5, STRAWBERRY PLANTS-Imprwed New-
for seed 'pay. freight paid, Send, for circular... by clean culture in the sun. .
.', Cabbage seed, except in small quanti good T. K. GODBEY, Waldo. Fla. Reasonable prices, C. L. Clark, Switzerland,
.ties&r:early crops, should not be sowed ,* Fla. 8-ai-j

unfit the weather'cOOls down. Hot Cucumbers and early varieties of BLACKMINORCAS: White and Brown Leg-
low. 1,000,000 Strawberry Plants three best improved .
k weather is unfavorable to cabbage ;
germinab'ton. squash are satisfactory. crops to.raise in -, C. H. JACQDSS.9I8S varieties; Clouds, $125; Newnan Im-
Early sowings take: \wice as .a Florida fall garden. We are sure you Island.Poultry,Yards, proved fi.oo; Rising Seedling, $.59 per I, xx>
much seed to obtain the same number oi l"m'nQt neglect'a good bed of lettuce : Fernandina. Fla, C.O.b.., Plants and packing guaranteed. R.H
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p1a \s as when the weather li is.coqler, and radi heL Grant Curled and Chinese Smith, Lawtey : kl-6
andvihe plants are seldom as vigorous,as /11BBAG8PLANTS $a PER THOUSAND '
Mustard will give you green salad quicker \J Lettuce and small s'ze Celery plants f i pen: \1TE ARE OFFERING CITRUS NURSERY !
those'-'grown in October. than anything else, and at the same thousand. Plants in stock all fall. BEAR HEAD >v Trees at bottom prices. Choice stock.

It. '*. .*' :* .time mustard is profitable grow as a FARM, Pine Castle, Orange.Co., PIa.9.43 Best treatment.varieties Write true for to prices name, AtaUng'Tour and square ...

'!<{ .. AH varieties of bush be green food for poultry. The Chinese -- :- wants. We can please you. Phoenix Nuno-
beans can has mWENTY F1v1 THOROUGHBRED B. P. .
less pungency than the Giant Curled ries, Rraidentown Fla. Established in 188.
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\: planted early in .September, and a crop and is considered! more desirable. JL Rock hens each., i to 2 years MRS.,best strains only
cents
fifty GOMPERT8.
.: obtained before frost Excelsior Refugee I Need
l Money
9 4-3 >dy Lake, Fla.i ,
); : .will'give yoti,,.the;best results for green .* ?* Therooref I.will Jdlm1 large,stock oA

T-.t podded variety, and. Wardwell'a Kidney Garden pis tare a most satisfactory"egetabletogrow : Have Them/? > -K, lad Pomelo! tree at very low prices;.. AH the Orange best
-, ..I > Wasc for a &%*pod: Both of-th'eeo 'mature -. '. Put ,in dwarf < } and' varieties{ Orange and'Pomelo
I' ,.. in about w eka. a' variety .coooo.fine'Orange and Pomelo Hoc fI'on*|, S trees from 3 to 6 feet high. Address for partkn-
aw ,I.. ; "" seven" such as John L. for an extra early and at and year stocks I want to sell M.OOO in next lars W. K..Trimble BraldentowB, Ha.! tf
60 day,by discount. VILLA LAKE
NURSItRtItS.
the same time plant Bliss Everbearing : -
IK truitland Park; Fla. 1OESAL3 Two Leon
7-3t.tf'
county farms 480 acres
Home Delight and Southern
," Queen forccession.
and .
J 390 acre Excellent for stock raising and
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'A8'f the most satisfactory! vegeta .; The!latter requires bushing tobacco growing. W. B. darkson.Jut o ,
_:. blee'taigrow is the beet Itlrequiree but the' Everbearing and Home Delightif Pineapple Plants. Fla. ->fle

.-"_ ,rcti! or heavily fertilized loll aad in doable rows and Abbak&s
;Jt :, a conetderable run togeth Queens. Bmooth Cayennes,of best
l amount of:moisture insure: er will, be sufficiently ,selfsupporting.In quality; true to name. Grown in Orange HARTS LATE AND PARSON BROWN
::.aquick! ;, tender growth. The turnip- turnips,.the best early variety is un. county. Prices on application. Dickison ; 1ILz3tf and Buds .Write .- .,
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,TaUabu ee...........!.!........ ......:...........:.0.........,..:..:.....,. Saturday. September 25 Service. XoTrantfera Between' JaetoonrUfe and Net TO 'Il.
Kansas City,,....,..',,..'..... '."'" ''_" ..........":...... .... .. ... .... ...Monday; September 27Chattahoochee.
''. .;..,-,..;.*......,,..,.....................,..?,-;..,.:.......Tuesday, ,September28GateCityi The:Fleet-is composed. ol,thefollomng( ;HandaomeNew; Steel Steamers:
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Nacoochee;...'.:....'"............:...:...... ..: .....:...:.....!.........Friday, Sept. 3, 11.30.am S ," '/-i:4'. : ;: NORTH"BOUND.4 d :.
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cO I Kansas City...:..... .::.......... ..........!: ..............! ,..._.......Monday Sept 6,3.00pm -"'- .'
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Gate City.... ,... ..:.... ......................:........'..........Wednesday Sept. 8,5.00pm
_., City of Birmingham.:..........*. !.........;.......;....... .....!.......Friday, Sept.''10,SJOO pm From JACKSO ILlErU., (caning at Charleston) .. ........Sundays,Tuudays andThunda,..

F:;,. : .. ..Nacoochee. ................. :...,..,!,... .. .........."...........Saturday, Sept. 11,6.00pmTallahassee. Urom CHARLESTC1, S. C.,.................. ............ ......... Mondays'Wednesdays! and Fridays
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q5 Kansas C1ty........,.>... .. .,".'.,- .. .,".* ...... .........*....... ,.......Tuesda Sept 14,7.00pm for, hours, of sailing. ;* ."Clyde. .. .I. .........:....."'....Ti.r. 1 A '..."...:.:.. iV.. ...... .,i......WedesdaySept. 15,7.3Qpm It r ,, *\ -.;. .. : '" '. -.>: ".'...
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City! Birmingham. ....... ............. ........:...:..!...... .... ....Saturday, Sept. 18,12.00m .',
Nacooohee ?....,.,... .............. !..-............. ....*................Monday, Sept 1.00pm
Tallatiaaeee...... ....' ...........i.. ....;''', ';''''''''',.. ...:.,.-"..:....Tuesday,'Sept. 21,2.00pm are.. appointed to sail from Pier ag, East River, New York at j p.m.. as follows .
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.City of Birmingham.,.;;...'..t....:"....u........".. "-- ............... .!Monday, Bept, : ..00 pm PorJACKSOWllEJLA. ,' ., (calling at Charleston' ')'....., ............,....Mondays. Wednesdays. and .
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City of Macon,(Captain'Savage. leaves Boston on following' dates: : FKIDAY9, .. FRIDAYS. .

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S. ., Sept. 8., :Wednesday, Sept.22.S '
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:$.,W. SMITH. Contr. Freight Agent, Ocean 8.8. Co., 13 B. Bay St. Savannah, Ga, l' 4 'f''' '
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:' R.O. TRf4ZEVANT 'Agent Ocean 8A Co., Savannah, Ga. < ,
r .'f .ALTER HA WIUN8,Fla. Pass. Agent Ocean 8.8 Co.,2H W. Bay St. Jacksonville; 'PI- ,:" .. ,/ .... ,,.T' ;' f c.' :

'W; FARRELL. 8oL Agent.Ocean OceanSi as.: Co. SJ4 W;-Bay SU'Jaeksonville'Fla. t ..*;i :t >- '' Landings! en the ,St. Johns 1 iver.. 1;
L.B.'BARKERTrav.Frti Agent Co.,284 W. Bay Jacksonville,.Fla. &. ; ; : .
W. H H.'RHBTT Gen'l. Agent Cent of Ga. Ry.,817 Broadway, N.'Y.:- -.. : J- ,1't;_ 'i. ( :. rti.i The Elegant Iron'side-Wheel Steamer ..
8 8. Co. 217 N Y. ,a. ; ..
K. K. BRYAN Jr., Oen' Eastern Agent Ocean Brodway, ; k >.
W, K.:ARNOI2D, GenLTrav: Vass.Agent Ocean 8.8. Co.. 817 Broadway;New' 'York. & .,..t '.NELAKA. Sy
.R.: 8.J'RENCBdJol. Pass Agent Ocean 8.8. Coe 817 Broadway, New.York. -. $\ S ti- "
E. K GCXDWINi8oU Frt. Agent Ocean 8.8. Ca;\ 317 Broadway;!New York. : 'ft.; ,-t, : .' "r. .. '
New Pier 86 N. R.i New.York.C" y : CAPT.wA.SHAWt ,
+: ,M, C. HAMMOND,Agent Ocean 8.8. Co., ; f ; .
; C. WALTON Ticket'Agent Ocean 88. Co 37 Broadway, stew York. ,, 1 .
E BRPRICB.'Tr v. Kit:Agent Cent.of O' Y.311 Broadway'New York. ..: .... *... ..". Is-appointed. to sail as follows: .. ; {
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;W.. D.H;HA8HAGEN LaBOYTEAUX* Trav.Frt.Frt. Agent Plant System,961 Broadway, New York. tea\ Tactsonyille.;'...,...."........:._...._.......................Tuesdays,..and Saturdays at 500 p mSanford !'
;J.J;FARMS WORTH, Eastern, East. Pass.Agent'Agent Plant S/stem. 861 Broadway, New York Lea ye /.................;................... .. ..........Mondays' and Thursdays at 3 3o .a ;_; .
J. L. ADAMS Gen'!;East. Agent F. C. & l:&''R.,fl53 Broadway, New York. -
\J.A. MeDUFFIE Eastern Agent O. & A:: Rj> 378 Broadway New York.A ., "
; DeW. SAMPSON,Gen'l.-Agent C of G, By." Washington St. Boston. 4eneralPaltsenger! and Ticket Office,.204 :Wes't'Bay: .St, Jaeks Ile : '.'
J. A; FLANDERS ? ewgnzIand Agent Plant System.: 990 Washington St. Boston. -. 'to ,--
( : ',:;;KICKAKDSON ft BARNARD. Agents Ocean 88. Co.,30 Atlantic'Ave., Boston. '
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s .CARROLL H. SMITH cVof ', South Third St. Pa. :;
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DANIEL LAMMOTJrn Agent 1'. C. &??R.-IU 40 South Third 8t. Philadelphia, Pa. 'win WAItBURTON, n -P.: A., 5 Bowling Greco, 'ew.York. __. ;'. :::,
t...__ JNO. a GltOFF,T.P. Aw Plant SysteaVlOO South 18th St.. Philadelphia. Pa. M.:H.CLYDE,'Ad tantTrEffic>fan gcr,5 Bowling Creel,New York .
0 J.Ct HAl LE, General P D Agent, Savannah, Ga. > =F. IKONMONGEE,Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 304'West BdT 8t, Jaebee1'lle. .... ::
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-_:. I;., ."'I'ff'i. : FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER devotes itself to: horticulture-S z: and :agriculture' of- Florida, which :.has; -umqWIneeds

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grown.near Plant City. some tronble in keeping the plants in and sweet when peeled. Its value is of the summer was would spent be for fresh fruits,

..i :{.. ':Mr.:,E. F. Sperry,' in his, pinery, in the ground long enough to l let them enhanced because it ripens at a time and purchaser the horticulturist would more be healthy more

-{ ill ; : this city, set out some,pineapple suckers get their share, he is rather undecidedas when other Florida fruits are scarce, prosperous.The s.j

: : .:v.. I Ifitt September, and to-day hegtthered to.what he is raising-buzzards or and very welcome to the housewife. small fruit barrel is intended to '

il : from them a number_ of .fine pineapples.-Roseland item in Titus Mr. Smith gives his trees proper attention deceive the buyer; it does not, but the

':fit i-'f1Jt; .:apples; weighing seven and eight ville Advocate.If .. in the way of f using fertilizers, only one deceived is the man who thinks -' g

,.'1, :: ;' ::./.' pounds each. Such fruit .in eleven and is one,of the most successful fruit that barrels he can deceive by the use, of such.
.' the'claim that Leon is butter-
.' :, :months from tKe planting speaks well I a growers in the vicinity.-FloridaPhilosopher.
that almost
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producing county disputed by any and
for our.soil.--Orlando Reporter: can do is to lay out and cultivate a little
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bed strawberries. If have not a ".
..- t The Orlando. 'Pineapple Company, subject will serve to dispel all doubtsin Horticultural Items, market in the village perhaps you father or
0, of which Mr. Jerome Palmer is manager the matter. From July 15 to Au- mother will buy the product. .....

has shipped this summer from gust IS, the Southern Express Company Neither the orange or pear, apple or A bulletin by Pro; Rolfs from the
," ',-- : : tfee,early:,maturing portion, of their,six shipped from Tallahassee 3,097' peach,plum or cherry;; r any other fruit Florida Experiment Station indicates a
for which ,can be healthy with wet feet. See that remedy for San Jose scale in a fungus
( acre piftery'4ooo pines, satisfactory of choice Leon butter
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:>1'u_ Average; net price to them being five times this quantity is consumedat location is where the tap root will not 444-

J: .,s..;.' 20 crab per apple., They have about home, and the shipments by'freightare reach hard pan or standing water. '
r /,;', .xSooo"choice fruit coming on, which considerable each month.. ,More Poultry are an excellent> thing in a Some idea: of Mr. from Rockafellert vast '
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5 .' will marketed. between. 'the first of than $iooo, was realized for the. grove.or orchard: The chick ,is 'pretty figures. He sleeps eight! and following one.half
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::. Star. ( Floridian. gation of the bug for the destruction of rising at 7. Every morning when he :
,' ; *" *" next year's fruit is stopped, and while gets up he is $17,705 richer than he was
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you at 8:30: and in that short time his wealth
: ;, LeConte and Kieffer. From ,sevenLeConte.trees plant the plum trees in the chicken yard, has On he
$1,041.50. Sunday
: Pl 1eae\ i.t"Mr'.J; Davis :planted -about : he shipped} fifty f bushelsof or make. a chicken- yard, of the plum or to church grown and in the two hours'that goes be

.c.,c..!, :25 icm: in(;tobacco:this season and pears which' netted l him seventy chard.It isaway from home his,riches have grown ,,-..
'.. .. : : hw alre y..Marketed:16,000, poundS7 five: cents to one, .dollar--per: bushel is sometime.said that trees shouldbe $4,166.; His nightly amusement is play, .,
nboe of',which .:brought. l less than '50 clear of all expense.' He. ..says eightof planted with ,the same side to the ing the violin. Every evening when he'
cwits, and he,has still several. thous the Kieffer trees' have much picks up ",900
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fruit the LeConte .bOre. One : tell that this '
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ev nrig! ,Iut.week,, he brought.twelve no. t #- ......
yatoe of,his 'entire crop .will be $to,- bushels.of fine,.large' Kieflfcr'pears_to Pear trees are 'less..1 liable to blight Ifgrown The Klondike gold f er has not become ;

# ""N ooo:.QuincyHerald.AtIa: town in his wagon'and disposed of slowly. Keeping the orchard in epidemic> m ,the South. An old
:'f : sod will make] the'growth less rank. prospector who has made two visits to.
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,--7 .1'M 'bttzatrds keep; scratching excellent; pear: for cooking, but on escaped the frost but a long spell of there $5,000. and many more will leave

ir-i;V.. :.them:i"-w.iasesjch" v of tae fertflber. ,' account of its hardness is not very .warm, wet weather did the mischief.. '. their bones leachlag- by Ute way kle. .

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