Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: November 6, 1897
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00153
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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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/WEST,Itt/C S J\"e 'shipped' more ,peaches from,our own orchards tnls .' ." .
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season than all other grow-en.ln this section combined. ': <, Years_ Established
fRltuT" -t,;and made big IONY at 1U. "

T .. PrfEpAIb.? 'BUu'frees YroriI URSERMEH}( ; Glen St. Lary ,Nurseries' .

-. a4I I : i JJAfIl: WHO: JLRRFRUI! GROWERS? ./. : .-_ :300,Guaranteed.Varieties. Fruits"'and Ornamentals' : 'v .
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Peach, Plum; Pear, Persimmon:, ,Citrus Fruits, Grapes; n'f' !.. St.Mal'J.FJa... ,

r ,' Nuts Ornamentals :Roses Etc. .Etc. ,Etc. c-. ....{' "
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,896. Varieties.. A MILLION and a half trees.,,Over 30$ acres.. ,
'. ,No,BETTER stock to select'from. None so LARGE; .- .
f, New'Catalogue with;over 50 Illustrations, 28 New Photographic. Views, Free on r -
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(: Successors\ to W. D. Gr>-ffing._Fla, T.HELAKEAN.DNllRSERIES.:

MARSH POMELO (Seedless), JOPPA LATE. ORANGE (Seedless), TAHITI LIMB (Seedless) "

SATSUMA ORANQB,(Seedless),_EUREKA tEnoN (Seedless). ,
r :Beans, Refuge,Valentine and Best'of Alfj?$L75 i>er boshel.;: (Golden,:War,Black"Wa,and Ward. ? :
.,", wells,:Kidney Wax $j 25 per:bushel. Lettuce.California Cream $i SO per pound. cabbages ORANGE ,LEMON ,, LIME AND POMELO TREES. .
$ oo to f 3 00 per pound./full line"of fresh and reliable Seeds as. low as first class Seeds ,. .
:"'. can tbelbought: .Florida and Georgia,Rye and, Rust-Proof Oats. For prices.and.varieties!\ Send for Descriptive Catalolnle.LAKE. LAND. FLA. .'..'-
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:L O.ANIE] .oN:; Seedsman.. 1 : :
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<< 'Th'. 'Qttwqkee F1ot1idQ Ot1ange Co., Oft THE 1 ARb? !p IFOLtIATg" STOCKS.1P03SIELO ; E

Offers to the public this season the finest Citrus ,NureeryTrees grown in an experience
Ike otthirteen consecutive years..' The stock;js large,and includes the following widely ETC.- ETC,
";known and'thoroughly, approved varieties, viz: Satsuma, :Mandarin, Parson Brown, '
' Bo ne's Early and CentennialJaffa, Majorca,Ruby,Blood,Stark's or Enterprise Seedless BudcUne Wood, For Sale.Dormant _

,'Pineapple, Hompsassa,and' Tangerine., Tardiff and King,Duncan and Marsh Seedless I y
Trifoliate Stocks to order. .
:' Grapefruit.4 Seedless Villa Franca;Lemon (matchless). Oblong Kumquat(superior Budding on
' to;the round.' Dudwood.at'all times.' Prices.reasonable. Prompt attention correspondents A fall line of Fruit Trees, Field Grown Hoses, Camellia .dalo.llcas, ;Ever:

'... ,Address all communications and make all remittances payable to greens-etc -, ,

x MilwaukeeFlorida' Orange Co., NEW LIST NOW' READY. '::" ''

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.y Satsuma,' Mandarin, ,,Tangerine and King Oranges and Seedless Pomelo all on ,; A Superb stick of Pure, Vigorous, Well-rooted. -

)0'. V' 'TRIPOLI ATA. STOCKS. ST AtUB_ iR Y ::1J.tAftTS ;;

Celestial,Figs,Mulberries',Feacheii rears;Plums,ROAN,'Grape, Persimmons and. Crown E8PecalIyforFLORIPARLAMfiJyi! |-.' '
Ornamentals.. Everything clean and healthy and prices to suit the hard "'-
VARIETIES $1.25 PEfll.OOd. .
times. Send for Catalogue STANDARD
r :t,' Lady Thompson,'Improved Newnan, Hoffman;Michel Cloud Bfe- U
.1 R JtDI1=t 'I U.eSERIES, mart Hurray's RitraEarZy.Clyde' "Brand'- ywlae and all standard asd- _
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We can and will deliver plants lower than any one else. Send list'of- ,
NOW IS THE TIME. wants and be convinced.. Catalogue free Valuable Treatise Free to buyers.

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'z "To send In,your orders for FALL and'SPRING delivery of' FBUIT TREES and ROSES, p.W. Blacknall Pres.: and Gen. M'g'r. Klttreil, N' C. {
ETC. We are prepared to receive orders for,60 000 Citrus,and other fruit trees. We can ,
.furnish aU the standard varieties of Orange and Pomelos budded on the Sour Sweet and TROPICAL Md5..#.
a }t" Trifoliata stock. Our trees this season are,first-class'and the'best we have erer grown a a' Tropical plants aad treat''r'' '
*before.' Write us for prices. Special prices on large.orders... VEGETABLES should be set oat at...
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PRODUCE ;'Wlnter.- We'mm*' s.':
Budwopd From Bearing Trees, pedally Pet-arawe _
c. ". .. .,..., .. w. receive and MU,is au lath of smaller lot,, I I Stock cad Cttru. SMfor k
L'' We-wiU tnrntsh"Budwood for dormant budding of all the leading varieties of Orange and. aA Product Of the OASPHK.. OKCHAaP.DAI-:. Citrus list aDd A ,
Pomelo,:prepaid to any part of the State. 'Price:40()cents j>er 100()or 18.&)perlQOQ.( B&NNEBY: and YOB][ Market BgporU.Eeferencea. noal CaU2oage.'EreryUtiagfer 4.I. .
,,: ,For full particulars address, INTEBLACHEN.NUBSEKIBS, ,, ,eta,tno upon ppllctjon. A44eu ", I
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;No. 611 liberty street PlTl'SBUaQH.Pena* -
.., HASTINGS' & WYLIE. ,* PreprietotSi SOWERS, : ,.BROTHER.,".Co. press ot Fre%ht, ._ -'" _'
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throughout the UNITED STATES as producing the FINEST FRUIT EVER PUT '

To produce Fine Fruit you'1:18t have .n" .

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I have for sale more 'Fancy Plants than any Grower in the Country, and a .
reputation,SECOND TO 'NOSE.r .' ,
.Purchase your plants from the PIONEER GROWER of Fancy Pines and you
get a GUARANTEE that your plants are absolutely. TRUE TO NAME. ;
Price List now ready., WRITE A ',ON E. 19 Ibs,.--oo.ea-tings--19Ibs : :

BOX 611. "GE"ORGE I RUSSELL, Orlando, Fla. :' .

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"';., 'THOEOUaHPULB COACHES, V2ESTIBULBD TRUND.f plantations- here who have from twentyto times, too, but the sound of hammerson
__ if : forty or more acres'of pines in bear-
ing and individual with the new O'Neill hotel building are
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"tf : r c't.1 NORTH, EAST AND WEST. large acreages in cultivation. -Some of proofs of,prosperity that are convinc

r j "-" ",,-,.''-.,-" "" B'"M these parties sheddedJrom one to ten, ing just,at this time Ft. Myers is a

__ 1'4 1,:.DAILY TRAINS- BETWEEN FLORIDA AND THE EAST.T twelve or more acres, but we have cattle shipping point tJ over 2,000 bead
heard of sheds built
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J being held near city waiting ship-
y :WaiUagtea' and Southwestern Limited, atelyas! they are not considered necessary room to be transported to Cuba.DeSoto -
i here. One company that has
I... 9 And the United States Past Mall. sume thirty,five acres planted has only Champion. .

1>; twelve acres under shed. The same Taylor Youngblood, of Keystone .
.PLY'n nouns JAOISOFTILLE' TO WASHINGTON., company from less than fifteen acres Park, has made arrangements to disposeS

} 4 ONLY'2? HOURS ,JACKSONVILLE TO NEW 7021 of pines shipped over 2,500 crates this of his orange crop, estimated at

seaspn besides what they sold in 'the between 300 and.500 boxes, for $2.30

Y. 1ll -' ....d9rlM ompmml ef L t.rt laprortd Falloum Ketplnf Out'uxd Hotel Dta home market and"ave away .to their per box, delivered.
't7 fag Cm Ikzpneh without chan;* to WwUnftoa,fialtimut. stockholders and their friends
'-. : fh.f1- "" ,Ntw York,tad th.&". own ; Captain Brock's smile has grown
.. their highest shipment any one day being louder this week. He has received-
158 crates, or:' about'3,000 pines from'his second of
returns shipment
;, THROUGH>. PULLMAN DRAWING-ROOM' SLEEPING CARS BE1WEEN'JACKSO'NVILLE' all of them being of the fancy varieties. to Philadelphia and they have
oranges ,
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Away out towards the Klondike Hammock fruit is of the therefore
best ,
: Ikmili. Slitpla I'Car;Dilly r, JacksoavIUe to' they are calling for ;Florida oranges. be gets good returns. He shipped"

..- ., Cincinnati, via Asfctvllte, Through thep A: leading dealer in Spokane, Wash., twenty-five boxes this week.Oviedo'Gazette.

::.: 14 .. .."LAND OP THE SKY.". ... wired last Saturday to Mr. E. H. .,
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Every aware
-' =! M b&* _t4111..teptq! ea ra.erraldeL ...a, mU to that that region is much nearerto
j ,, w yM &mwaT elr tr oo.. n.eip iasa California, it argues. greatly in behalf that Gainesville possesses a tannery of
:." i'" of Florida oranges that, they no small capacity; that the goods manufactured

,. ::1.'Lam I I I'loIWa ?ta& Agi,111 Welt .Street, JaoUonTi11e. 1UV should be in demand ,there. For this by the Florida Tannery ., ,

; :'L_N.O ILP" A..TURL 8.,H. HABDWICi; we are indebted to the enterprise of Company are second to none from: .

-. :,...:W..as.t .! 1AO-, h.. ra.rt.. Aast.Re.Pass J.ct.d .. Mr.,Mote, who,'a year or two before anywhere:_Granting this,what, is to hinder '
a.gtnn.a AtJu.-G81r
.May J, 1897.; the great freeze,' with ,his accustomed our enterprising citizens from estab -

:.... .- pluck and'dash invaded the trade territory lishing a factory for working up the *. '

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Florida on the,Pacific coast. present the goods manufactured here't
Bug Phaetons: Harness oranges
he 1 tad are shipped to northern and eastern markets
Up to 1895 an extepside
-" '- Bay ilwct from faetoryat'W6olaale PrlMi. 80 per teat ured. ;
: 'G1W'&Dteed'. ) Cat&locueahOw1D 'latest- with our American Occident and there to be worked Ttp aad returned
styles.Prtcea In plain figures.Testimonials f rwn eTerysUte.Highest
awards World's fair and AtUnU Bzpoution: Tbelargestud nest shipped many carloads'of fruit there. to 'U$ in the shape of shoes
.., Aispliy aUhe Nash YliteEi position. rtteto4arforfreecatalogae, -
harness etc.-Gainesville.Saa, .
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-. - : strangers, and our own ,home people is room for only few trees: its value l .:
/-r:,, An Ideal Hedge, Plant.eBarmerand using the rough lemon as a stock to ,
-'.-" ; .,;,, who have visited..in other sections of is unquestionable. We offer:, it with. ;;
').!!lIJ- .- Fruit Grower., .. work the sweet' orange on, I will givea the State, the orange groves in the immediate confidence, as we have known the .- YJ
:: ):?rbi:is what-Prof., .Massey.,.of .the little experience that I had in that vicinity of'_Sorrento, stand at original tree for the past three years ,- ,. -I
t:;Notthf Carolina experiment station, line ten or eleven years' ago. It was the head. It is indeed pleasure, to and gathered the fruit in its various ,i
the first tree that I had seen buddedon note how rapidly the new growth is stages of development. ,
; calk the citrus The. belief
.1j.;; ":"" ... .. trifoliata. .. the rough Florida lemon and I am trying to fill the place.vacated,by the .
!ck: general. ':that none of the tree orange positive that I was not mistaken. The old trees that were frozen. The peach .

*:is hardy: at the north,, but, according tree was in bearing and the fruit looked industry here is said to head,any oth- Pinery.

)Y: ',... .. ,to,the. professor, there are few'. I 'well, but when I found what stockit er section of the'State. I have about Edited by J.B.Beach, West Palm Beach.
:' ', tces were: this deciduous orange 15'act :' was budded on I,was curious enough 2,400 trees of varieties that find ready --Pl -Apple Industry. I-- -

fcte- '. completely l hardy. He says : to.want to sample it, which I did (the sale-I mean ,the fruit- :and if Geor- The pine apple industry in Florida

: ,' ;, If; ;passed through last winter in fruit was just getting well colored). gia does not look sharp, Sorrento, maybe classified into three divisions:,
.'>, I found it to be more acid than the average Florida, peaches, will get the lead.It '
field culture the -
(i)- on rocky keys;
Michigan safely. Its compact dwarf .of fruit in'the and
same has since '
grove been developed January -
(z-field,culture in the sand of the -
1k' y ,habit.makes this plant easy to keep in in addition, it had a decidedly bitter 1St last, that we have tobacco land not peninsula, and (3)-) shed culture in
," ,good shape without hard pruning. Its taste, and I decided right then that I excelled by any part of Florida. I the same.
-;. did not want any rough lemon in mine. have myself grown and submitted
,complete armament of the strongest 1St. The Keys are islands formedof
j :and.sharpest spines pointing in every Though I: hesitated to write on the samples to exhibit in many parts of nothing but coral rock, heaped up. .
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subject, feeling notknpw the State and final test I had
JOT a in,broken fragments,, with a little leaf
l. -:.'direction j< makes- it a better defense all, and many men of large experience I some of it cured and made into cigars mould settled 'in the crevices. The '
,:!/than even the honey locust. It makes were, or have since \been, advocating : by one of the best cigarmakers in t eState rock contains much phosphate, and is

t':: ,, 'no suckers and its roots spread but a it as a stock to work the sweet orangeon and smoked by experts and cigar soft, and porous, and the roots o *the
; I have mentioned the above fact manufacturers and they -
'i@boI1 distance.and are exhaustive pronounced hard wood trees which grow upon .
to"a number individuals in that line it, 'fine hard to beat.
<: of, broad strip of soil as the otherplants very these islands find their way through it
of business. I it would be
>-, thought One firm noted for curing tobacco and break it into fragments. Pineapple

", ; -, used for farm hedges are. It indeed a serious matter for a man to and putting the same up after the most plants are set in these beds of

'bears a great profusion of the sweet- invest in an orange grove to find whenit approved Cuban style, write me that broken rock, where any cultivation is .
'est ,orange flowers, and loads' itself came into bearing that his fruit was the samples submitted are the finest of course impossible, yet they soon '
'.'with little like worthless. Then again the lemon is they have seen etc. But what-
; sour, seedy oranges, yet, form a solid mass of leaves, and produce
:. fc limes, which ripen in October. When certainly more tender than the sweetor ever opinion an expert might pronounce three or four good crops, before
'l! 'the'entire hardiness ,of this plant is sour orange stock, and who would on samples :of tobacco, the the field is abandoned. By this time '
: fully realized the question of the best want to bank'every season?' test, when made 'into cigars' and the leaf mould has been so washed -

hedge plant will, I think, be finally GEO. WILLICOMBE. smoked, is final. away and exhausted, that replanting' .
'settled.' The plants are now so cheap DeLeon Springs, I la. I want to get my tobacco made into is out of the question, and new virgin
4 .in'the southern nurseries that it will Our correspondent should not have cigars so that I can place the product soil must be sought. In this way it is
be easy for the experiment stations and condemned the lemon stock from the where it will do the most ;good.I only a matter of time when the limited _
individuals in the extreme north to flavor of a single; fruit. It is well think this section may prove the quantity of this land becomes entirely
test their hardiness. enough to record this bit of experience Vuelta Abajo of Florida.. exhausted, and this division of the industry
Another writer adds : with a view to eliciting other observations H. S. HOWARD: a thing of the past. Hence' I
A well' kept hedge is a thing of on the same subject; but Sorrento, Lake Co.hverbearing. .. this industry will soon be confined to '
beauty:; well as of utility. It does it requires a great number of well as- the sandy soil of the main land. Here '
- away with unsightly fences that have certained facts to establish"a general & Peaches. it has been carried on to a considera

to be renewed, every few years, and principle. One of the most remarkable peachesof ble extent for ten years and more, s
,can,;i if well, grown, be made an abso. In his latitude the lemon stock may the season is the Everbearing, introjuced though pines have been raised for at ['

lute protection against stock, tramps, be too tender, especially if he is adverse ,by P. J. Berckmans, Augusta least twenty years upon this class of. ,- ,.." i
thieves and other "varmints and I to banking regularly. The .
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believe the back would northern limit to which it is advisable .
even 'razor lows: 2d. In the open field culture the u
,give it,the go-by after one, attempt to to carry the lemon'as a> stockin First. Its long continued bearing soil is prepared by grubbing out and ':' :_
i break through. general "use will have to be deter period. The first ripening begins burning the roots of the scrub oak and .

'By close pruning, when young, even mined by many careful observations about July ist, and successive crops hickory, and saw palmetto white the
' rabbits ,may be. excluded. No stock extending through a series pf years. are produced until the beginning of I I stumps of the spruce pine, generally }

' will eat it, and it seems to be entirely September. Fruit in all stages of developmentripe found on our East Coast pineapple ..-:':, "
,free from insect enemies. Frequent Thinks Well'at Florida. half grown and just ridges, are allowed to remain, as they i
t ., and! 'severe. cutting back, ,during the Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower, set-may be seen upon the tree at the soon rot out, and are but slight obstruction
I .- first two or'three years, will cause a I 'have seen nothing in your paper I same time.Second.. to cultivation for a year or ,
dense growth near, the ground,and at from ,our section'of Florida for As the tree blossoms dur- two. In selecting the land it is well '

each_ successive annual pruning the months, and now, if you have room, ing period' of four to five weeks, a to secure sand which has a yellow or
! cutting' should be done a little higher, as it is a rainy afternoon, and I have 'complete failure of fruit has, therefore orange cast, a few inches below the r. .

.. until the desired .height is ,reached. something to say, I will say it and you never happened since the .original surface, though excellent pines are JI'; ,.,.. f
Thereafter' but little labor will be can publish it if you think it will interest tree first, began to 'bear, eight grown upon: land which i IS white for a "' '- :
needed to keep itin, trim, the main your readers., ? years ago. depth of ten feet or more. Of course '"
: growth being;stubby, thorny laterals .I have now been a resident here Third. The fruit is creamy white' the relative fertility of the land can be '"
that-will constantly thicken and improve only a few weeks less than seven mottled and striped with light purple pretty well determined by comparing :
it For small house groves, as years and have fallen in love with and with pink veins; 'oblong in shape, the amount of wild growth, its size, .' 1 '
well'as for large 'ones, it would be protective Florida, and particularly with this sec and !tapering to the apex; flesh white, and abundance, though one must take -; '.
as, well, as .ornamental. The tion. The climate is magnificent, per. with red veins near the skin, very into account, the time which may have '" ,'
'writer knows of a fifty acre grove thus fectly healthy, and free from trouble juicy, vinous and of excellent flavor; elapsed since the,land was l last swept ., _,, :, '
enclosed ,that :promises to be all that some insects.It quality very good to best. Freestone, by fire. The forest fires which sweep '. ".-
,.0 could be,desired may seem curious.to an outsider, of the Indian type. over,these lands, have kept down the .
,By'.the,time the fence posts of the but even in'my,old home in Madison, The first ripening averages $fi natural process of accumuHtive im ::' : ?
;original enclosure have rotted away, Wisconsin, and in other parts of that inches longby 3,inches broad. The provement, by. destroying the humus, '
.$.. the owner will have .a 'live fence that State in which J have lived, and out size of the second and following crops which accumulates from the falling / '
; will last a .life.time, nd'bc'will have in famous Iowa where I lived twelve diminishes gradually until that of the l leaves, and decaying trunks. How : ", ':..".:.
the-unsightly :wire.to sell'to ,his less 'years, the mosquito; one could almost last ripening is about 2 inches in diam- ever it,is only a matter of more or less : ,,' .;:: <;,
progresslye'nelghbors. say,common pest everywhere, is less eter. A supply of, fruit may, therefore commercial.fertilizer, and with the :T,::i :: :j .
tt ,I believe that. "the'near.future live troublesome here ,on my plantation be secured from the same tree best soils we have, the farmer finds if -' :' fences will be common in our'south- than any other place I ever lived in. for nearly three: months in succes- economical to apply manures. : l:
land,'and Willie factor inpeautifying :.3-.=*, .. .
a prime Malaria is absolutely unknown, and the. start : J"o-' "" -';' "
. our level landscapes., '. ohl such delightful: weather. As the sion.The introducers say: "We do not The field is marked off into checks,'--4. ;-ft.--, .t :; ?,0 ,
f' ,"PROGRESS." ,days go by we say and feel that it is a recommend the Everbearing peach from eighteen to twenty-two lackec' ":: li; ,' "

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apart.by' wooden markers made on the three weeks of wet weather is neces grower on the subject of. similar attacks I butt, and replant. If not throw them _

plan of l large rakes' dragged across the sary, without enough.hot sun to dry ; by ants., The remedy: .which he away., It is well to dig out the earth,

field, and:cross ed again at right angles. the ground, as fertilizers cannot be suggested, however" namely, pouring and put* in fresh from the woods.

The slips, which are the shoots which worked in more than an inch deep at boiling water on them, seems to be The.Government. specialists tellus

grow on the fruit stem beneath the best in a pine-field. The frequent applications rather dangerous to the plants, and that it.is caused by microscopic fungoid

apple, and are the main dependence of the meal through the year, I also only practicable..where the number as is the tomato blight but, so
for propagation;, are trimmed by cutting are an item of expense in labor,,and of plants attacked is small.. Perf f Far none of the fungicides suggestedhave

a small slice off the butt, and recovering fully fifty percent of .its nitrogen is haps some readers of this who have, ,, proven effective. It would,.do,no

r a few of the lower scale-like lost on the average, by evaporation.In suffered from these pests, may be able |harm to sprinkle a little weak.Boricleaux

leaves, to allow the roots to start more [ an old field this.is not so,much the to give.me. some, good ,advice for the mixture. other good fungicidein

readily. They are. then dropped all case, as. the first rain washes it down destruction of ants, and I wouldbe i the spot before planting. Water

over the field, one to each,check, and ,beneath.and. among the plants where much obliged tothem.for any sugr well till the plant' has formed new

the;planter follows. along with a short heir 'shade keeps if cool and damp.: gestion that would,be practical., roots;:and keep bud_full of tobacco

.: pointed stick, or dibble. and makinga But 1 have found a much better method HESKETH; BELL, .... .

hole at the intersection of two lines,' .for a young field the broadcast application Nassau, .Bahamas.

\ he pushes in'the butt of the slip, to a before planting Armour's e 4 Tobacco.Tobacco ..

depth of two to three inches, or'as _"Blood and Bone" harrowed or lightly Diseased ,Pines.

deep as, the length of the slip will al plowed in, in" sufficient quantity to Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: .

low; without causing danger of the furnish nitrogen for a year at.least. Two months ago I put out an acre Interest at Zellwood.
sand falling into the centre-or'"bud" This : ;
supplies nitrogen more'grad ally of Smooth
Cayenne pineapple suckers
At a meetingof, the Jarmers in.Zell-
of the plant. One stroke of the han than meal, and also phosphoric acid, under shed.
dle'of' thc dibble makes the wood,' Mr. Hy. .Crutcher. made.,an
plant firm and at a less cost for both the loss
Today ninety-nine cent of them
per address,of which{ the fo owingex.tractis
,r< in the-ground, and the planter passes from evaporation is doneaway with, look fine and:are growing well, while of interest:
on to the next. Rows are skipped at also the of
frequent applicationsof the ,
remaining one per cent_ are,wilting During the past business .
various intervals year my
according to the the meal. Tobacco does not lose and of a yellowish color with has
ideas of, the grower, which are to serves nitrogen the action of green frequently brought me in contact '
by the
any of
sun, tips leaves dead.. They look as with the tobacco of
pathj,:and roads, for removing the as all of it is in the form of nitrate of though suffering from lack of nutri-- ]Florida and. planters South!
I have visited
fruit when ripe, and hauling fertilizer. potash, hence it can be applied many
as tion. But upon,taking them up I find f fields where the staplej's grown, and
deducting average amount needed. As its juices are soop washed them heavily rooted, with i
healthy inspected a number of ,
# of these pathways, we find that about down by frequent rains, it must t pe ,, buildings erec
looking roots" now sixtp; eight.inches ted 'for its curing. I have seen,.the
12,000 plants are set on an acre, as a applied frequently, and to obtain fullest in but ;
length, taking ,
upon up some [product from the seed bed ,to the
general average, the ,tendency being results should be
thrown as much two-year-old plants of similar diseased t bulb. I have discussed the .-
to have more than less at the present as possible into the bud and leaves of manner:
appearance, I find the roots dying off. of care and cultivation cutting. .housing '
time. When
once planted frequentculture the ;
plant. The plants were stripped,, so far as i and curing with a number of
with the scuffle hoe is beneficial Two from the time
years the field is showed
they forming.An .
eyes and in
planters, sections.
] and the My'
majority of the.growers planted every plant, or at least ninety
acquaintance ,now states that apply cotton seed ''meal and tobacco per cent. should produce an apple. they were not stripped high enoughand the '
i same diversity of opinion exists
dust often in small as.
applications at each This will surely be the case if that
cultivation. good the plants should all be taken plants are set early in the season, and up, the roots cut off and the'plants I to master the true art-for. are it is.--
The high percentage of nitrogen in they were pushed so as to pretty well stripped up beyond; ,the appearance of actual experience is the-keynote,
k the; meal, serves to push the young shade the ground by the time the dry eyes. I have watched ;
closely .ir
,plant. till they shade the ground withtheir spring weather sets in, and red spider As I have no faith in the regular opportunities would as my

leaves. This cannot be.done too was. kept off by proper use- of tobacco. recovery of the sickly plants, I wis the results of different kinds of permitdh fertili
and is of the
soon, utmost importanceto J. B. B. to strip'them higher, but uncertain zersused and different
t the after vigor of the field i in this .* modes,of.cul?'
as to whether it will be best to tune and curing. I have noticed crops
open out door culture. Tobacco'dust, Ants in the Pinery. :
take them up and cut off the bottom, grown on different kinds.of soil frwa.
f or ground are also Editor Farmer and Fruits
items necessary,, rower.I
with all of the
roots; or simply to pull the richest low hammocks ,
= dusted the from time time i to ordi
plant to am growing pineapples here and
as the plant stands in land.
pine I have
:fei.1:; to keep off the red spider, which i il f have a good many thousand*plants i in the ground. nary ..infOrp1ation..as -,

?-,Cv--*" once.well established;. is a great.damage the ground doing well. I am beginning CYRUS W. BUTLER. number of. to ,prices obtained by a,
both .
io; to the plants. Tobacco containsmuch however to be troubled : pole
by the St '
... Petersburg, Fla. cured and betuned
;tobacco ,
.potash,-which added to the nitrogen ants which; by building small nests Your ranging
pines are suffering from disease from
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15 cents per d. for
of the meal helps .furnish round the trunk of poH.
,a plant,are causinga and are not injured
by too-little the
firsthand from .
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balanced fertilizer. But cotton seed kind of blight which has in iso per
many; peeling.The only remedy which
we pound.for latter.
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meal is wasted if instances
easily the
very dry plantIn 'find isto
practicable dig up and i ii f even better pnces.bemg obtained
bu ,
x weather.follows wet immediately after valuable I ,>
your paper saw someweeks ,
plants are very yaluable trim ale 1 informatipn
my was.not .
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application yio a from
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::< ;;;-- ";'- ard of'crops reEfI will open it up on Monday with another KILLSSCALB- :t .
> IiIk;.,estimated as...high' as force of hands. This will put themin ;,
' ::.; r r'-acrerthough I am a position to handle] as much again oNDrRRWpJUIC= : .
';', ;toMiscredit' 'such"statement tobacco and from the indications they THRIP JUIC'E'
,. ? Taco:in'1 its, pole cured 'cOndition will have no trouble in securing it, as
: thtftirould weigh as much as 1,000 to they had to turn away: 17,000 poundsof Is Strongly Concentrated, and when
," t5compounds; ;per acre, I would be dis tobacco last week. Tampa Times. 1 U \\t 1 Diluted as Directed, it makes ..:;

:'!- s pwedlorioolniponrwith"suspicion,.'as I' am not a tobacco enthusiast- a i I i probably the Cheapest Insecticide
: kftTtnustrof necessitybe too thick don't believe in the use of the stuff ; in'the World.

fw won't it-but has it ever occurred -
: wrappers. so grow
: i .J Iwoild: iniptess!(you 'with the 'fact to any of those'who eat it and lWSHITION M M.AtIM OMMCC-MMM' Mr Atoeciil Used in Florida for 13 Years..

'that. ;many failures have resulted in this believe, in raising it for the other fellow &*&j&-gs&5&a Oirecilons' : "L! d l i: .
.J: rtryf' as,is,the case in any enter- to eat that plants for fall setting -- =.r.' ';:, I '
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" generally engaged in. The reasonfifwlures would have to be grown north? I !i f.i.. t1'-r: =::i..L .'5: Agent, :
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=: "" however can 'usually be doubt not but such" growers as Peter ''t1'; 1'JiF.I: : W&9.: Okahumka (Lake Co.), Fla. "

II. E'\ &rt '' 'cause"that:'might have Henderson & Co. would grow your r-1WIM01I....."' ....-waeea .. 0F"SoId by many. merchants.
i-lJe voided, such as :negligence, or plants and deliver them at.Bartow as
MARES 1000
the:use of fertilizers not adapted'to the 1 cheaply as you can do it and then you HAMMOND'S SLUG SHOT WORKS,
\ j production of quality desired. I would be sure of plants. There will HSHKILL.QI-HUDSOI, HEW YORK. "

p;', ,might; say here that tobacco can be always be trouble in getting plants fora .

grown with almost any known fertili fall crop. The climatic conditionsare It will keep its head above water, and '
; such here in July and August that FARMER and TKIMER
re-markably .when the water subsides it is thereand
: failure'of'so delicate a seed as tobacco --- ...-....- '"' '" ;
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x-. :cow-penned land, but the most essential can be counted on two out of three Pasturage and Stock in Lee County. will take new root at every joint. Your
: :' quality of all was woefully lacking, times. If Henderson could be sure of writer has been experimenting:with it
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
:: the aroma. a market for hundreds of thousands of for several years, and is fully satisfied
plants he would make a price that I notice a very truthful article in that'it is a good grass, and that every
:i',. ;. Tobacco, Outlook., would probably be satisfactory; then your valuable columns clipped from farmer should have it. It is raised ex; -
:. .,'" ? Tobacco is going to sell high this with such a firm you would be sure the "La. Farmer" about Bermuda tensively in Cuba, and is consideredthe
.:" :year, so,be careful to keep all barn of varieties being true to name. I note grass. With my limited experience I 'best grass on that,island. It Seedsi
,= *, doors closed. in the time of wind and th? tobacco crop in Kentucky and am fully prepared to endorse every i October; it is, however, a very shy
rain. I saw a barn with all the doors Tennessee has suffered greatly] from word it says in relation to that valuable seeder. The better'way to propagateit
\ wide open-a hard wind blowing, and frost and is selling at very low prices. plant. There are in Florida especially is from roots or the long stems. It
perhaps; fifty .sticks of fine tobacco Irving Keck in Bartow C-I. in South Florida, many thou- will stand about the same temperature '
'mashed into dust By the way, November Reports ''were received yesterdayfrom I sands of acres of land which is too low that sugar cane will.
is a good monty in which to the who has been in Tampa and swampy for the successful raisingof The Guinea grass, too, is not to be
agent -
S prepare a few tobacco beds, and have for several days trying to sell C. A. :: the common farm products, upon condemned; it is a fine grass, but be- =
the job out of the way when the"spring Colclough's crop of tobacco in which I which this grass could be set to'wonderful longs to higher lands. Both the para .
and usefulness. The and the Guinea if well set
i sh fComes.' he states that he has been offered forty profit greaf grass, on
,v : need of the southern counties Florida rich land will and hold
Speaking of tobacco-there 'never cents pound by a cigar manufac- of good, push .
per is better and better stock. the to business. It with
,was time known when the stock of turer of that city but that he refused grasses planis grows
tobacco'was smaller'in 'the,markets of the offer and will hold the tobacco for One peculiar character of the Bermuda a rush, and needs careful attention.

3 the world. Practically no old ((1896)) better prices, which he is,confident he grass is That it will stand entire in- Mow promptly, and at the right
is stock is .in the hands of .producer, uudation for weeks and possibly time, and you have hay and grass ga ;
S and as small 'a 'crop of new in the can getThe months and when the water subsides lore.. Whenever blades of grass
: barns. The farmers are bosses of the Florida Central and Peninsular will be the very first vegetation to are grown where only one now grows,
situation, and. if'the ',refuse to, sell a railroad'has agreed to haul samples of show life, and in a remarkably short prosperity sets in ; plenty of grass .
pound'before next March, they will tobacco soil free of charge from Levy time it will clothe the land with the makes plenty of good stock. Good 4
seethe highest tobacco'' market'ever' county to Tallahassee, where it will most beautiful green carpet. It is ,stock feeds the hungry with beef, milk ,
known. Over the entire district there be analyzed by the commissioner of hard to tell the value of an acre of and butter, and fills the smoke house
agriculture. A number of people'will i with bacon and lard. Never x
is-notforty; per rcent., of an entire i Bermuda grass well set upon lands of good
crop.-Colman's Rural Woild. take advantage of this kindness.i 1 this'character. All kinds of-stock are mind whether the beef, milk or butter '
..I.'.. In Polk county'the heavy rains and very fond of it, and chickens take to is from the scrub stock or from the fine
Description. of' Sumatra:Plant. intense'heat have in many instances it with wonderful avidity. Yes, every Shorthorn, Hereford or Holstein, the "-
Height'of plant when' topped, 6 to seriously injured the fall tobacco crop, man who owns a farm and stock grass guarantees the result. The ba '
8 feet Height of plant ''in flower, 8 which''will, in any case, be considerably should avail himself of this wonderful con and the lard may be from the Jersey -
19-feet., ;'Length of, longest, curved ,lighter than that' of'' last spring. gift of God to man. Reds, or the White Chester, or -
'leaf/r8 to 20 in. Length of short- This fact is largely due to the difficulty There is another grass, a cane-like, Berkshire, or from the acc'ursed.razor- .
est curved leaf, .8 to 10 in. Average, experienced In :procuring plants.A. tropical grass, which is entitled to the back, the grass guarantees the result. #

V 14 in. Greatest widthof leaf, 10 to M. Dominguez, the commission same consideration. It is known as Some time I will tell you of my experience .:
12 bit Sn a11 sfwidth'of.leaf, 5' to 6 and tobacco'merchant of this city who para grass, a Brazilian grass of grea with stock raising having followed "
in. Average width of cured 'leaf 8 has the handling of the product of f the value. No grass on earth can be more it for over forty years. Am now .
in. Greatest number of leaves on Fort Meade Cuban Tobacco Growers' adapted to the'low muck lands of our engaged in improving the native cow

plant, '40., 'Least'number of leaves, Company, says 'the Tampa Herald! State. Its fattening qualities are very with the Jersey cow. It may turn, out 49
20. Average number! 'leaves, 30. expresses himself as firm in the belief great and the yield is astonishing. As that the Jersey is improved bythe na-,
Average bottom or ,sand leaves un. that a,cigar'tobacco is being ptoduced said of.the Bermuda, the value of an tive scrub. You see the scrub possesses --
'm'ercharitable, 3. Average top leaves; which will appeal quite as successfullyto acre ,of rich muck.land of para wouldbe hardiness and energy, is always
worm eaten or otherwise injured, 7._ the public taste as the best imported hard to estimate. In the lower healthy, and if there.is anything to eat p
Weight of"-average- ''number of'un-, Havana article. There is no reason counties of Florida it may be mowed she is sure to get it. The Jersey is'inclined -

merchantable-leaves-from"*cne plant,' why,the'same quality cannot be produced four times annually, and give it several -,I to be delicate expects and needs -
x 3-5...o nces. '.Distance'of rows apart on every'tobacco farm in south months-rest in 'winter and early feed and fine treatment, and does not
4 feet. Number of plants per full Florida. If the war in Cuba continues spring; and it is safe to say that at expect it for nothing. She proposes to .

"acre; "10,600.; Failures from cut worms', to hamper the trade with harsh re- each mowing no less than two pay her way, but without hardiness, :
*'etc:,,sooo.4Average'stand; 8,000. strictions,'there seems'to be no doubt tons of as good hay as ever stock eat and a capacity to grapple with flies 0
', .i that'the Cuban article will be largely may be realized. To make good ''hav and mosquitoes and rough it generally ; ',' _
Tobacco. supplanted by that produced,in our. it should be mowed when the grass is she is an expensive luxury. The : .
Hubbard Perkins have now irr own'State. from two and a half to three feet high, scrub brings about a happy medium. ',' .
. their curing house about: '' 2 ,OOO' Ibs. Hon. A. ':Monroe, of McMeekin, 'just before the winds bend it or before You take and select scrub cows, al ; '- '

tobacco undergoing:the curing processT'tTheyJ'We has'sold his tobacco crop at 25 cents the stems harden and become woody.If ways pick for the best disposed ones, :.'.- ,_'" .
"orkmgqmte a large per'pound. Iris the intention-of this it stands too long it falls over and with an eye to color and disposition, T "
force of hands, but they have not room gentleman to put in fifteeen or twenty its long tendrils seek to take root, and and if possible her milking qualities. -'"/ ?!'
enough tohandle the amount of ,busi- acres for his next'crop. It is reportedthat the mass is so tangled that it is,hard to Breed them to thoroughbred Jersey -' :
ness that is'being thrust upon them.' about'one, hundred"acres' will be handle. Once well cut the storms and bulls, and the offspring will be all that' ,,

'They tove'taken the'ware house ad. planted in tobacro:around,McMeekin. ,floods may come,. and it is in-its glory. is;"-necessary'for- a''first-class; ''milkerr ,,': ',",.,. ; -
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:; Strawberries
= necess Ice.
.-". :,-'-;='=' :Jr V .:-/-r., .? &y,to. lives '<". 1 ij'1 1.r: : :::,' :>wish I'bbuld.shbir: you' my'cattle,ranch grow' the finest asparagus in the world rows'and left, a similar space without The celebrated T. &T., Strawberry Bet.!>
: : and' ;the and they set their plants three and a erators are the universal favorite of Florida
? fine '
,grades, .on it. Their both the
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planting same day V
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half( three and growers. after of experi
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; docile disposition and from the seed. The
cases four same plot ence. Give good service for good fruit.
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produced more
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Starve Florida.J.
a superior article and it does -
'< )improved by the. much-abused scrub become not M y' potatoes 'were Burbanks, whichare
stringy In
y cow; F. A.. HENDRY., so rapidly.. plant considered the best Utah variety
__ ,. Lee county. ing'the crowns must be three to four for market. ITEEOEK SEED ED., Lint
<: n .'. .tAsparagus.'. '. inches lower than the general level of Seed-potatoes should come from a .
;. ';. Culture. -. the ground. The second winter, or MARY FROTSCHER, President,
altitude if
: higher
,' ."',' / late fall after planting bone ] possible, every year.
:'. I...Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. 600 ,' phosphate In Utah there-are all kinds of soil and Successors: to
r F ;:" ', say pounds, should be applied climate of the Richard Frotscher's Gravier Street Branch Store
on account altitude
is it varying
our Southern
Why that truckers
as a top dressing; this is an enduring : Nos.sill and 520 Gravier St,New Orleans, I*
:i! ,. and farmers pay so little,attention fertilizer and helps to' back- of the several mountain valleys. Importers and dealers in Flower, Field and\' ,
,-' put The'best in the Garden Seeds. Grasses,clover, bulbs, seed
f are p0tatoes
y.: the cultivation potatoes
to of grown
? for
bon in'he
asparagus roots, as i it were. If work and fruit trees in their season, Conducted
: of all.the early vegetables J don't .ed wellm the soil; with a harrow or j colder valleys about 6,000 feet above !by through relatives Richard of the late Frotscher's Richard Frotscher. Order
manual of
i 40\ know of any that t.is more popular. cultivator so much the better,.and every sea-level; but good crops areproduced send for one free 1896 or
". _' than it is. There always a demand fall thereafter a liberal dressing of in valleys only 4,500 feet in altitude
for it and I. have if the seed is procured annually
to of
_1 .yet an kainit; say half a ton at a time, should
sw instance where there was a' glut of it be applied. After it, has borne from the higher valley. I have never
in the market. It is really one of the crop nitrogen must be applied as well heard< of a good yield of potatoes from' 1F

best paying crops that can be produced potash. Cottonseed meal is about land in Utah lower than 4,200 feet

as twelve hundred to fifteen hun- the best we have but it is apt to produce The weather is too hot, and altho'ughrankvines
dred two pound bunches is quite an may be seen,'the tubers are ?
rust, so I would advise it to be Tli h ordinary.yield acre. mixed few and worthless. I have harvested rrrshon\\ guard apuiost fziluru with more
per with
of soda altern
; or care. There has never been a time when
: .: Asparagus,culture,like a good' '' 600 bushels an acre at an altitude of Ferry'*Stedt w ere more eseeuti&L They are
many ate them that is
k ;'j'; a year of the min i always tbe bt>st. For sale by leading ,
_' ; : more things, has undergone quite a eral and a year of f the vegetable, but 6,600 feet, and obtained less than dealers everywhere. Insist on having them. .
change in the last few years; the old should rust show in the bed I would twenty-five'bushels on. land less than FERRY'S SEED ANNUAL 1

time method of digging deep trenches stop the cotton seed meal at once. 4,000 feet, with the same seed and is foil of information for gardeners and
similar cultivation. planten. There will never be a better time
and-filling them full of everything Phosphoric acid will have to be added than now to send for the 1S97 edition.Free.
conceivable is exploded long ago. In occasionally, one can tell from the Potatoes must be planted very early D. M. Ferry A Co.,Detroit Mich.FAIRVIEW .

th Gulf States the best time to trans quality of the roots what is lackingand or very late if a good yield is expect

plant the young roots is in the fall, in asparagus culture, as in every ed. The Early Ohio is the best I

say in .October or November, just late thing else, one has to be guided a good have ever planted for early market,
enough to let them start in but will not be of any.value if plantedlate
get grow deal by common sense. I saw at the
ing before( cold'weather sets, in. 'I f Experiment Farm, at Southern Pines, | in the spring. Qn the other
the seed has been planted in April the N: C., asparagus plats fertilized with hand, the Burbank is-a fine winter potato

crowns will be quite large enough as'al 1 the different combinations of fertilization ; but must not be planted early.
one'year olds by October to be transplanted one could almost My experience proves that five or six PINERY.

r and if done then it, saves a but the results, indicated that imagine liberal, ;inches: is the proper depth to plant, .*
whole year's time and comes into bear doses and that the soil must be firmed by .Choice
of potash besides the
phosphoric .
ing earlier than if left over till the acid and nitrogen were rr.. roller'or otherwise after planting. The .
necessary.In rows should be laid off north and
spring following. If the crowns are conclusion let me Sout r.i
two year olds they can be treated exactly cern farm friends to give urge.my the asparaguscrop south, and not east and west, if it can Pineapple .

-- the same, all depending upon the a little more attention and they possibly be avoided. Plenty of moisture -
n '
3r size and treatment of them while in will be astonished at the results. is necessary after the vines are i in Plants

the seed bed, whether one or two yearolds C. K. McQuARRiE blossom, and the shade afforded by ., .

.. are the best: If, after the transplanting sDeFuniak Springs, Fla. north and.south rows assists in retaining -. POR SALE.-,
;, '" they make a good growth this condition until the tubers are .
.;::. .before cold weather, to at the first signof Facts About Potatoes. ripe and ready to dig.
r. ..;" cold weather they must be well The Irish potato is a peculiar tuber Irrigation of potatoes before the Smooth Cayenne I II! Home Grown!II!

v J;; mulched} and covered up to preventserious that does not flourish if planted o m.. vines bloom will cut short the yield i in .

,. ': ; injury. the same ground for a number ofjj proportion to the amount of water, ap> ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY.
:- 5 K plied. The best plan to insure suffi- .
In selecting a location for an asparagus years. Annual rotation with beets,
-, "", bed, whether a field of manyacres carrots; rutabagas and similar clean dent moisture, and prevent the necessity F. N,. PRICE
-\ : or.a small family patch, we must crops is necessary to insure good of early irritation, is to run the
; remember to select place that will be yields of potatoes. The same seedwill water through the furrows just beforeplanting P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO, FLA.

1 2>, .convenient many years to come,' as soon degenerate, and partial failure or flood the entire field if thLi .
;:'.:' once it is established. it. is there for will ,be the natural result. A | tubers are plowed under. Too .

? t, fifteen or twenty or more years.The :: change of seed is. therefore absolutely 1 water applied to*the vines while the -
,:; soil must be well plowed and sub- necessary to make the business tubers are forming will destroy the flavor HOME GROWN

A : ri soiled ,as deep as possible, a light, sandy growing potatoes a success. Whereno decrease the yield and cause the -'"'

g .: loam suits it best. It does best to change is made.in the seed for a scab. Every farmer must bear i in
follow a crop that has been well worked few years the tubers do not ripen, are mind this fact: Potatoes requiremoisture Pineapple Slips

; and on as new land as possible.A'sweet not perfect, and when cooked will not only while forming on t hen
potato crop that has beenwell be mealy and fine as good potatoesshould > roots, but that does, not consist and
flooding the tubers with of .
a) fertilized with stable manure is always ,appear. I have seen pools stagnant -
I ':_' the best that I knowof water. The land should be perfectly Of
5 preceding crop potatoes that would not cook soft, but) the Following Varieties
,,.,. ,. and whenever the potato ,crop remain as artichokes. Upon investigation dry when the potatoes are dug,
t .' ':: comes off in the fall the land is then I learned that the same plot so that no soil may cling to the tubers.Farm Fle SALE:

s _:; w. in the very best condition for.the asparagus had been planted continuously for a and Fireside.

." as the plowing up,of the potato number of years without any changear .. ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN

}. ,crop puts it i in that condition naturally seed. For the small pimples'that frequently QUEEN, GOLDENQUEEN, RIPLEY

,: ,, ,but a'week.or two before the s etA liberal supply of wood ashes insures appear on the chin, upper portionsof QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE, PE$-

i ting out of the plants the land must a potato crop in a poor season th arms' and,, lower part of tare he NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH.
r ti'9 : s be well fertilized with commercial fertilizers and will increase the yield to malign neck, the following ointment is'highly ; .

4 analyzing six'per cent potash, double the ordinary production.This recommended: Two ounces of glycerine Apply. to .. .'

''. z .;' ... :: seven per cent phosphoric acid and fact has been demonstrated by of borax, six ounces of oxideo'f G. 0, MATTHAMS,

:,',..;' ; ,.1" ;,..' ." three,to four per cent,nitrogen; four repeated experiments. If a coating of zinc ointment; mix thoroughly ands Florida Pineapple Company,

:' .' : : :" ,to six hundred pounds,' per acre at of'straw, corns, hay or'weeds apply at night to the affected parts; Or to .

;. '". "i-:s.';.?..., :. : -, least. ,of this should be worked well put upon potato land to the depth of Wash off in. the morningwithtepid)
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,:[. ." ', ,:- ". into h, e soil In .setting .out plantsthe a foot or'more, and burned the samefin water and cocoanut oil soap. Rinse]. MADDOCK.. & MATTHAMS,
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::',: ,, ,,,'i, FARM GARDEN,, There is no more genuine Bermuda : :
-s-: :..:: : ; .*"-' onion seed obtainable this season. The in.Jfiller
::<$<' '--
"' ..-,.,,z__;;.- .: ."_; ;:..- H; G.-n&...MvGS- crop was very short, and hundreds who j4L ,1

.'..: ;&dl:* A somber.questions have been asked delayed ordering seed until late were dis <
'. ,' .: appointed. Look out for northern seed (PERRY DAVIS'J .
1x: ere,tbfr past month the answer to which What ... ... .
_" .."-, my,.be'interest t to many of our readY houses selling"Bermuda Onion A Sure and Safe Remedy :=
,,'ff 7'.;:: :;ask: 'It'ia the aim of the RUBAUST to they have is simply the Giant Tripoli Not t a Theory, But a Condition
,.pJ.r' Impart, whatever information there is sold under the name of Bermuda. In every ewe and every kind Time was when land and timber were plentiful

;;V;: ",:,,*knble" on all subjects ,in the line offi Florida and Gulf States the Tripoli vari- of Bowel Complaint. fence.and cheap.New,Then it is different wisdom;and bnllt-lhe the wise old man"worm looks .
f' ;l africulture so that all may be benefited : eties are practically worthless. The near- for the best substitute for rails,or plank. A great ..
; est variety obtainable that will approachthe ,many: are asking as about It. -;
,_- : < 'J- SUGAR BEITS.It Bermuda is the Louisiana Creole; PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,AdrIan Mich. J-,
.Yo :7 ,f" is .useless to waste time in Florida which is a light-red but forms a considerably GinKillerThis
": 0 "aad> in fact allof the Southern States in thicker bulb. It is not quite as

1 attempting to'grow the sugar beet with early as the Bermuda and is not so mild Is a true statement and
+ the expectation of making' it a profitable ,in flavor. We understand that the crop te's s
It can't be made too strong
crop for production of sugar. If you of Creole is also':exhausted.. ,
s' .v want, sugar stick to sugar cane.CUCUMBERS CRIMSON CJ-OVEB. or too emphatic.:
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;R 4, Another that the South need not
Should be planted 4x4 feet The thing It la a simple, safe and quick! "
waste any time over. Cow peas are way
'White Spine varieties are the ones most ahead of it cure for CARBON
: )generally:,grown, although few sections
'seem prefer the Improved Long Green. .FIBUINdTHE I : a11L.' 0rampIr, b,. Rheumatism, BI-SULPHl'DE."The .

t F; Can be used in Florida both as a fall and Firming the soil is especially necessary Oolic, Oola&

? spring crop. Fall crop should be planted in nor light sandy or clay soils of the I, v Da&Two! Groim,, := grain insects best remedy is Bi-snlphide in every of respect Carbon.for killing It 5
in September} the spring crop} as early as lout'i. These soils are very porous and I cheap, effectual: and easy to apply.-Ala. Ex.
3} ,danger from frost is past The English.forcing dry out to the depth of the newly planted i siMif 25c. and boa Sta. Bulletin 61.
Send for free illustrated It is in.
,or house cucumbers cannot be pamphlet.
: seed !before germination can take
teresting,readable and will save
you money.
grown out of doors. Tailby'e Hybrid or place. Firming the ,soil stops most of Keep It by ycm. Beware of EDWARD R.TAYLOR,Cleveland Ohio.
a.:Y New Orleans Market cucumber? is the the pores and the soil keeps moist long Imitations. Boy only the Less than Ioc>lb.lots supplied by S. G. SearIng
nearest ,variety in appearance to the enough for the plant to become established. ,Jacksonville Fla.
English forcing that can be grown in the .. Firming the soil insures both a Genuine-Perry

k open. a quicker and better gennination.-South I4riettes. .........> ..
z.' CABBAGE. ernHuralist .

fl. It ii difficult to say without knowing ...It.. ands lorida :
+ :all the circumstances wjiir cabbage has THAT WONDERFUL AFRICAN COT ;

:- not ,headed properly. The seed has TON. tRorts a
:a much to do with it. European grown It has 'no botanical characters Or
A cabbage seed, (generally known as cheap The Bubble Pricked by .1. R. Red. indicating that it is even a new species, tnges ""

$, seed) does not head uniformly in the ding, of the Georgia Experiment much less a new genus. It so happenedin !
;; unless the season is entirely favorable Station. planting the twenty-one varieties that

often making deformed heads'or During the past two years the press of one variety of local Georgia origin occu-
; else throwing '''up seed stalks instead of the country, including the New York pied adjacent rows and proves almost investments
heading. In Florida more or.less cabbage Sun, have had descriptions of a wonderful identical with this so-called foreign cot-
is injured each year by frost or freezing cotton secured from a mysterious Af- ton, differing, indeed, only in not grow- Developments ,:
'. just as the head begins to form or as we rican traveler, who mysteriously disappeared ing so tall ; but it promises a larger _
;; say l'ii in bud." This injury does\ not after giving a few seeds to a Mr. yield. I am opinion that the Jackson Attractions '
show at the time unless the cold is severe Jackson Hying near Atlanta. r cotton is simply a variety of domestic ..,
enough to kill the plant outright it does This Mr.Jackson planted< the seed up- origin. Addrtil,
show until deformed heads "In fact, I believe it to be identical .
not appear or on poor soil, but produced a cotton tree G. D. ACKERLY .
the plant refuses ,to head. Then the that yielded at the rate of 4 to 5 bales an with what is called 'Jeff Welborn's Pet,' ,
seedsman, gets "cussed" for somethingthat acre. The cotton exchange of New Or- a variety grown by Mr. Welborn, an Ar- ed CENtRAL PASSENCCR ACLNT.'THETROPICALTRUNKLINE.

he has nothing to do with. leans offered to,buy up all the seed at kansas planter with especial reference ', f.
|iw i- The best way to avert such experience fabulous prices, and some growers'of to the practicability: of picking it by ma- .
is first to get American grown cabbage Georgia, fearing the destruction of theentire chine. I wrote to Mr, Welborn and he JACKSONVILLC. FLORIDA.QUICK .

geed, second plant the hardiest varieties cotton industry proposed to pay sent me 'sample of last year's growth,
and do not plant on ground subject to eighteen thousand dollars for the entire thr appearance of which confirms this
severe frosts. The flat varieties seem to crop of seed in order to destroy it, The belief. An examination of an open boll
have the preference among truckers,Sure Atlanta Constitution on a recent Sunday from my patch shows a fairly good sta- .
i Crop for early; Sorehead and Successionfor joined the metropolitan press in herald-- pie, but does not approach Sea Island in WORK,

general crops. The greatest objectionto ing the wonderful plant, the seed of length and firmness. At the conclusionof In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables
these latter varieties is that during a which are to be sold at a cent apiece, or our test I will give a complete and detailed shipped to us is our motto. WE
l'f"f warm moist season they are apt to grow $60 a pound.! Mr. J. R. Reddinig, direc- report of the results. In the mean- GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
for best market The time the cotton planters need not BECAUSE WE NEVER .
too large prices. tor in the Georgia Experiment Station, grow BUY OURSELVES. They are protected s
cabbage crop cannot be fertilized too made an effort in 1895 to secure some of I wild over this 'wonderful,' phenomenalcotton. by our 40 years experience without default
heavily. the seed without avail, but afterwards I would not advise them to paya ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standing
cent a seed-$60 a pound-for it the and financial stability which any bank or
PEAS. succeeded in obtaining some from a part merchants having mercantile reports can
Ptas shipping are Canted in Florida ner of Jackson, and gives his experience price that I understand will be demand- verify-then try u*-WE BEUEVE OUR
in Novetuuei and December The to the Griffin, (Ga.,) News. The press eel."Yes METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send '
I .have: seen Mr. Jackson's six your.name for our quotations. Stencil and,
varieties the of the south should make common ,
dwarf ; (extra taU'1): ) are ones cause cards (rte. Letters promptly answered
:_ in warning cotton acre patch recently and instead of being
generally grown and are sowed: 1 In drill growers against being I '
; at the rate of 1} bushels per acre. The victimized into paying fabulqus prices old red clay it is a regular, dunghill, a FRENCH & CO,
extra earlies need no bushing. Such fore cotton seed that will produce no rich old garden spot. There is no placeon
varieties as Bliss Ever Bearing and Home more than the average of 20 other varie- the Experiment farm equal to it in 116 Warren St., New York. -

Delight are best planted in double rows ties grown in the South Mr. Redding fertility. The plants stand close together ESTABLISHED
f six weight inches apart. In this way says: which naturally makes them grow 1855.
the plants in ,the two rows can, leanagainst "I tried hard to get some of the seed straight up on a single'stem, and I be
each other and be self. supporting. for careful testing, but without success.I lieve any sign of branches were pinchedoff
These latter varieties are usually grownonly finally procured a few seeds of a part- in their incipiency. It may be. interesting -
for home use or nearby market. ner of Jackson (of undoubted purity) to know that Mr. Jackson once RedJUld. Eugcrw B.Redfield.

.-I., They bear ten times as many peas as-the and have'in progress a very careful test dealt in 'Wonderful Bean,' though it is ESTABLISHED 1871.
extra earlies. Do not fertilize peas with .in competition with twenty other varie- no longer heard of since his Klondyke REDFIELD & SON, .
.fresh stable manure. It makes a rank ties, including only the native improved cotton is being"so successfully boomedfor '"'

growth of vine and few or no peas. There .varieties,'such as are advertised and sold the,.market. Commission Merchants8D
.is nothing better for peas than well rot- at 50 eta per bushel and upward by the ,
c ted manure. Round peas germinatemore originators or improvers, and by the seed of tells -
cows a contemporary
dealers of the : I find ..
freely than the wrinkled varieties country nothingvery
of one that in "ten months"
:but are not of as good quality with the remarkable in the so-called African "8,075) pounds' of milk." yielding gave"532 up Fruit Auctioneers -
cotton. It has short stems
of the Alaska.: The McNeil containing
exception I "
of butter fact which 141 '
pounds Dock -
a Street,Philadelphia
speaks ,Pa -
pea locally known in many parts of from two to five bolls of fair size. It has volumes in favor of throughbreds as com-
Florida Is an acclimated form of usually one or two branching stems that with scrubs. We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables, :
the Canada fled pea We have, never proceed from near the ground and these either at private sale(which has heretofore been
of it'to itBPLrrrnra contain the same arrangement of short The pig, if a thoroughbred, advances, our custom)or by the auction system (recently 't!
tho1-ght'enough catalogue .
? fruiting Owing to this arrange- under proper care, to the hog and to pork, added to oar business)a.01 may desire.
OF oanoss. ment of the branches the main stemsglow' with wonderful rapidity-say from 10 '

Onions grown from seed seldom split taller, probably 15 to 20 per cent pounds to 200 pounds in seven to ten .. .
unless there is an excess of moisture in taller than most other varieties. It now months, an increase in value at the rate With eggs, poultry and butter '-

the soil and an excess of, nitrogen in soil promises to produce no more cotton per of 100 per cent. or more a month. Suchis farmer's, wife keeps the .table supped .
or fertilizer. It is quite common to have acre than the average product of the the lesson of experience.Fine and more.. ; .

onions, grown from sets, split even when twenty other varieties. The agriculturist flavor is one of the most valuable The man who would successfully con < : '
all conditions are right. for perfect' ma: of this station thinks it will prove 'properties of good, butter, loosening the trol farm animals must first learn to control : : '?:.: ':;,

turity.; lea productive,than any of the other va- :,purse strings nothing lie will. -I himself.' .. -, ., :3: .-.'."".:-'- ,7'': '

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,! ;' -;{ :: :: ; :. : ": \,_ ;, : let your wells or springs''be Mrs. Woodruff, of Missouri, is certainly .
:-> ; infected
a -, --- > I by drainage or from other helpmeet for her husband. By her
}-' -cr.: :M't '.';'Santasiero, a: girl of Thor Spatter Work.; causes. Pure drinking: water is indispensable management of the home, the garden

',;,-,. :: } ,, klropposed: be, dying of hy Port' Our Rural Home. for health at home or 'any- and the poultry she claims to make

hobia/ claimed to have been This old.r of where. :
hipned orna-
''"' way more clear than the husband does
caused by the'contact of fcer'lips"with menting fireplace screens is pret Don't keep the sun,out of your living money "
: very off the farm. She is no slave, but a contented -
the tongue'of t a.-pet;dog. ty..But many housekeepers do not i and' sleeping rooms. Sunlight is happy, farmer's wife and thinks
understand it is done. Per- absolutely necessary for aright condition -
The *
orange crop of "Hillsboroughcountyhas. way the; farmer's wife has great reasons for
., like have but of the atmosphere that we breathe
been variously estimatedat haps they, myself, seen a
contentment. Would like to have the
few done in work and did and for our bodily wellbeing.Don't .
from xooo to 70,060 boxes. As : "spatter ,
experience of some of the readers of the
reports from growers begin to come not like"to',ask ,too'many. 'q estions. sleep in the same flannels Southern Ruralist where the 'vegetableand

in, authorities. gradually increasing Coston cloth sufficient to cover the that; you wear during the day.Don'j fruit garden, ,and poultry yard, ,fur-

T their estimates, and it is probable that wooden frame, some dye stuff of dark wear thin socks or lightsoledshoes nish the luxuries of life. Mrs. W.-writes
for fabrics in cold or'wet weather.Don't to; the Practical Farmer:
the total_ ,marketable will shade prepared ,dyeing cotton :
crop very
catch cold. "My experience is that we should raise .,
nearly reach the larger figure.-West ,* some, ,bits of stiff paper and an Catching coldis
a nearly as possible all we consume.
Coast'Truth old brush, are the materials required.A more preventable than is generally We should, and do have a large garden

; pretty design is a. wreath, formed supposed. A person in good with early and late vegetables, so-as to
r Pierre Loriflard. the well
at. known by making a wreath, of .leaves of the physical condition is not liable to have them nearly all the. year around.
horseman after trying the famous Rivera prper' 'and 'pinning in the center of colds and'will not fall victem to them, We raise enough wheat to bread us,

,for two,'winters, ,announces that the cloth The whole well unless'he.is grossly careless. Keep enough corn to feed a team and cows, .
hereafter he'' will winter house- sprinkled and hogs for our meat. Have all kindsof
on a the feet warm and dry, the head coil l.
with the and allowed to
dye dry, I fruit we can get, also 75 to 100 thor
boat in Florida 'be'has concluded ,
as: the bowels and chest well protected
when the paper--is removed and the ; oughbred hens, and we can live inde
f e that this'isthemore healthful resort'of i wreath 'appears" ,printed clearly and avoid: exposure, with an empty stom pendently. I make rrore: clear money
the two. This is'coupled with the beautifully. ach; take care not to cool off too rapidly than my husband does on the farm L .

declaration that'he will pass most of Autumn 'l leave:: and'ferns be i when heated keep out of draughts; What is nicer than a large flock of chickens -
may cellar filled with
his time hereafter in Mr. Lor nice canned and
Europe. wear flannels aid with the exercise
used instead paper-and design ; ,
any i ripe fruits and vegetables? The sister
illard and party'are expected south little: common sense in various emergencies
(fancy may dictate. i that said she was a contented farmerswife
shortly.-Titusville Advocate. Oil calico or brown domestic colds will be rare. If colds has a level head; the farmer's wifeis

Prof. Webber stated that the pre makes very'good ,foundations for this were penal offense, we should soon the most" independent wife living. I

vailing high water has driven vast work. M. M. find,a way to prevent them. am one.

I quantities of plants from the channel -,..... Don't neglect personal cleanlinessbut t Training.m t

further in shore and this has greatly Advantage of Sleep. use the bath with moderation and Child .
h' The Rural'New Yorker has a symposium -
improved navigation. This condition In reply to the question,'"Is,it"wise in accordance with your general on the obedience of children, and
.r will prevail probably during the entire health. The daily cold bath is right
: for a man to deny himself and get among the helpful suggestions are the
winter but,Prof. Webber believes that' alQng.with a' few hours'sleep a day to enough with the rugged but it is a following: .

if the coming winter is mild and there do" more work?" Tesla, ,the great great tax upon the vitality of personsnot I asked a mother once why she forbade -
is no cold weather to destroy ,the in the best health, and should be her baby boy doing a little thing
is said "It'
electrician to have replied :
that his child
; heart was set on, and that
plants as there was l last winter that abandoned if the results are not foundto
is mistake I convinced. A
a great am there; was no harm in. She replied that
another year will 1 see the St.. John's man has just, so' many hours to be *be favorable, and 'tepid water she wanted to make him mind and she

r river practically closed to navigation. awake and the fewer of these he uses used instead. Each man in these had to tell him not to do such things to

Eustis Lake Region. each day ,the more' days'they-will things should be a judge for himself; teach him that he must obey. He was
up that which' is naturally a good child, but is now the
excellent for is often
Just at this season new potatoes ap- last; that is; the-longer he'will'live. I hurtful for- another.Don't O)1e most disobedient one that I ever saw,
pear on all the tables of the land: believe that a man might live two'hun and his mother has made him so.
Few housekeepers know that they will dred years if he would sleep most of have much confidence in the *

lose much of their insipid taste if a the'time. That is why negroes often curative nature of drugs. The aboveis The age at which the reasoning powersare

spring of mint' is added to the water live to( advanced age because.they from the Phrenological Journal, developed depends upon the child,
which 'adds: Remember that Dr. and each parent must decide for himself
in, which they are boiled. So common sleep'so much. It'is said that Glad
Good Habits Dr.. : and for each child. If he is always dealt
Diet and Dr.Exer-
is this custom in England that the stonesleeps: seventeen hours'each day with
; gently, though firmly without un-
cise the best doctors
thrifty housewife, in purchasing her thatis why his faculties are still unim- are in the world. necessary friction with his natural likes

'>p new'potatoes, frequently reminds her paired in tpite of his great age. ,The MMI and dislikes-perhaps we might call them
salesman to send home a bunch ofmint r'way to 'economize life is to want to tell you 'of my method of i his physical whims-and with no unnecessary -
prop sprinkling clothes. It is a little item I interference with his liberties
: proper'
with them. Not of the
enough i that is
sleep every moment not neces- but it is, the little things that make up I the foundation of a law-abiding citizen
herb should be used
make the
taste desirable that should be
sary or you the total of most women's existence. will have been laid, and confidencein
discernible; but'just enough to give to awake and respect for the parent will have
I have
-' a the'potato: a flavor that it lacks. The ....... ,always disliked the task of been'established, even before the child

uninitiated,eater thereof will perceive Flavoring Flour., sprinkling clothes so' cast about for reasons much about ne1 m tter.
: the'easiest and best method of The tb i'mbsU'1remember'
x .that'the vegetable is better than usual doing m that she
Very few housekeepers know how it. Keep a small whisk broom espec is not"mefely teaching obedience--she i
J although he may. not guess why. easily' flour absorbs the odor of lime, ially for this purpose; dip it into a teaching the child. An obedience tha
To make a dressing'for roasted oil, other does not lie "at the back of the head"as ,
or many things placed near bowl or water and very lightly shake the French that is
chicken clean and rinse'the heart it. It should be stored in say, grounded in
a dry, but the water over the garments. You the child's character, can be of no effect.
i ,liver, gizzard and neck of the chicken cool place. 'Flour barrels should be will find that the moisture is very We must have the habit of obedience'first

r and put them over the fire to cook in placed on wrack.that,lifts,them' a-ter evenly.applied, without the disagreeable ;; then the obedience of reason 'The

a generous' quart of water. Let them inches'above the floor. This-prevents necessity of dipping the fingers in- only trouble is that'we ought to begin

; boil until they are tender and the water them'drawing dampness to the bottom to the'water. If the broom becomes with plined the mother mothers cannot first train for an undisci-

;- is reduced one-half. Drain off the tf) the barrel, as they do when set on soiled from long usage, it may be a disciplinedchild.

water, chop them very fine and return the'floor. Flour barrels should be kept quickly cleansed in suds; and if rinsedin ,A good many mothers appear to believe
them to the liquid in which they were closely covered. It is not sufficient scalding water the splints will'be- in government by the injunction

,r cooked.- Mix a heaping tablespoonful to merely cover them loosely with an come toughened thereby prolonging .Don't !1" The children are"followed by

of flour with one-third of a cup of ordinary wood cover; though this is i its'Usefulness. The same' is applicable :'what such a they shower are doing of "don'ts, that they, no look matter

cold water and stir it into the mixture I i better than:nothing., The wooden cover to floor brooms.. -N. E. C. it merely as an interjection; All their upon

Season;with salt and pepper and place keeps out the dust, but Airtight orders are received in negative form, and

-' .. the pan' containing the mixture over cover'such1 as manufactured: for''this The only especial care about washing it is small wonder that disobedience re-

,,';' the back of'the*fire to cook slowly for purpose;_keeps'out atmospheric odor. ;. a was taught
fifteen' minutes. :Meanwhile put the as well-N. Y. Tribune. is to be handled as far as possible"on between right and wrong, and then, left

roasted chicken upon heated platter, the straight"-that is, with 'the to follow his own guidance. If he transgressed
W'' F remove the surplus fat from the drippings 'lth"Don'ts.." wnrp and the woof threads of the he was whipped,but if he asked!

: in the pan, add a small,cup of Don't'neglect. your house drains, goods. The skirt should be hung by for an opinion his mother merely remarked

water and place the pan over the fire. nor the drainage about your house.' the middle of the front top and hot Follow "Thee knows which" This is would right.

Turn thc chopped'giblet mixture into The first "or-family'he lth 'is tom. should be ironed damp from appear rater hard judgment.training but it is thetraining

,'4, the'pan, mix all' well together and let a dry and sweet atmosphere. Withdry the'wrong side, and: with the thread life gives'us in after years, when

,'them come to the, boili'ng.point. ; then walls, a .dry, cellar, and drainsthat always. If' the new material stretches Fate, like the hard schoolmistress she:}i is.

,turn' the sauce into a ,gravy,dish toserve. carry,off refuse without letting in instead of shrinks, it must, Have been expects us to sit up straight and reaped
foul -.half the battle the righta'of our fellow-scholars, if..we
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1. the true friend' who..tells anotherof i the South manvmiljions, ? of dollars.Heknows .
.r.-.':. .' ""'UI -New Era, G1'unaooro. Ind. his faults with a-view, of remedying .thatwith just' laws f-Vr th.pro I
\fr. Mothers who,have young daughters of them. ,The Southern'"B raHst haS oftgn tection'of property-;) nil! capital;a mON'1sentimelt'that'wllf One Good Tutn 1
_:'r.HHlBifcaJ.Bhould watch their health more been 'accused of discouraging immigra rigidly t-nfone t em, .
'f;;'. ::' wfolljr hanJth studies 'The proper tion to the South because it haft told and-a union of.forces of the lnen of c': ar- deserves another. i .
4 homely truths in regard to. the obstacles, acter to brine about such conditions, this
::;:, : f iopment of their body is of;the first : When YOU turn
-if.; :,-. Importance. After"- the confinement of that have driven men secure- l from election would prosper as no other section the handle of the j
"/j.= .' tbe school room, plenty of out-of-door ex* the State, that had been: at much of this country ever did. Enterprise Meat !
':":'. nriMgjUiould be taken. It better that> labor and expense. "We want settlers. With wise legislation, freedom from Chopper you are j
: 1w children,never learn'their a. b. c's We'want develop our:great re- Populistic agitation iagainst' capital and rewarded 'with a i
taa. 'th&tr'by; learning J "them they"lose sources i ia the constant ,cry. Why do corporations, and a strong sol port for ail surprisingamountoiworkwelldone i -
irltealth.' we not have them? Just because the lame looking to the equitable j rut(..tit n
Bttt all this"is'self-evident. Everyone facto"existing have" been, told by thousands of investments, :the South will command in a few-seconds.
adwitajfr-=everyone knows it, but, every- who have coiner, and 'tried: it and millions of capital for railroad improvrmeuts It saves money -
'ooe does not know how to build them up those facts are set forth in The Manufac new municipal improvement' { time and food. Is easily operated andcaS .
when once they-are broken down: The turer's Record, an ardent friend of the i and new industrial enterprises. ,Will Un; t y cleaned Use theEnterprise
k r"flowing 'method of one, mother, if South, that is'published near the line of people of the Snuthi|make the most of I. '
Z T Jiahtl'appli d, may eave your daughter. demarkation,, and is. well qualified to this opportunity-Sonthern. Ruralist.Horticultural .
;:. .The young lady was':Miss Lucy Barnes; state facts It is a propitious time now ---0H..- I
.fifteen)year old daughter of:Mr. and for the South to get down to business. It ,Society Annual.Th .
: ;*?. :Stephen Barnes,who lives near Bur-" tvantfi capital and intelligent citizenship.. Annual is furbished, free 'to" allmembers .
neyJndL* She is a bright young lady, is It can have them >by granting such security of the Society,,ornn be mailed .
,font of books, although her progress in and encouragement as is found in 'to any'Address'for $1., by' Mr. H.. G. MEAT CHOPPER
',this line has been I considerably retarded the North. It is time the., Florida Legis Hastings, secretary,Interkchen, Fla.
,by the considerable amount of sickness lature, in particular, should be composedof .TbeFlorida State Horticultural Society for making: sausage and scrapple for
preparing hash
'* she-has t !!- experienced She has missed men'who will not,legislate for a class receives no support from the State in the steak, suet, tripe mince-meat cod-fish,'clams Hamburg, scrap;
two'years school on account of.her, bad -and that a very small clasS-Of: menwho way of legislative appropriations as, in meat for poultry corn for fritters, eta
i M ''health, but now! ,she will be:,able to, pursue : do not pay one-thirtieth of the taxes, other States, and the expense of the Improved Sold by all for dealers 15 years in;hardware.now perfected.
;"s her studies; since her health has been who make, criminals of residents of in.cOrPOrated meetings is met entirely.by the membership family size No. 6, Z 82.00. Chops 1 Small Ib. a
restored. towns for protecting their fees and sales of the annual reports minute. Large family size.No.10,J3.00.
f :Her father was talking of her case to a property We want l legislation giving and the efficiency of the society dependson | Chops 2 IDs. a minute
newspaper man one day'rec. ntly. "My the largest liberty; consistent with the the support that is given by those THE E5TEBPBISE MFG. CO. of P J..,
daughter has had'a very serious tune,, of freedom of the greatest number in the interested. in horticulture and agricul- Philadelphia.
it," said.Mr. Barnes "but now we are.all pursuit of life, liberty and the acc mu- ture. I Houtekeepfr Send 4 cent in stamps recipes.for the"JSnterprtttna -
happy to'know,that she is getting along lotion of property by righteous methods. !I The Ruralist reaches a considerable
"F ali, right',and is''stronger.' than ever.." On one side, millions of dollars pf idle number of, intending settlers in Florida --- _n .
,' Asked to relate the story of his daughter, money lying in'banks and ,trust companies every month. These desire ..horticultural Small
:Mr. ,Barnes continued; '"About three earning nothing for its owners: on and agricultural information and our ,G .
years ago.> when she was twelve years the other, hundreds, if not thousands of advice to them is to take a life member- rapulJles, .
> old,,she began to grow weak and nervous.. tempting opportunities for profitable investment ship in the Society (coating $lO.) A lift ;| Yu1eG .
It' oteotu'Se'a in the South in membership entitles to all the Extra fine stock of CURRANTS, Including the
was, delicate age for her. begging vain you published new and unrivalled W.IIDBR;.l.o1 rol.Qaallty
v She gradually grew wt aker and her nerves .for.the capital needed, ,ia the, situation reports} of the Society since 1892 extra.' Warranted-true.T.8.HUtBUU CO,rrrtwi,B.I.
were at such a tension that the least little that confronts us at present. What is (except that pf 1893 the supply of whichis --
nviso:would irritate her very much, and the trouble? Populistic agitation, un- exhausted) and all future reports'during :
she 'was very 'miserable. There was a wise' laws, and threatened legislation your life, ''together with the courtesies FERTILIZER .
continual twitching in the arms and .against property and investments tell of reduced railroad fares and' hotel
lower limbs,'and we'were afraid that'she much of the story All business men in rates at, the time.of the annual meet -
was going to develop St. Vitas dance." the South and air bankers and brokers i nks. ,
"Sno kept getting worse and finally we dealing'in Southern securities are met ,
had: to take her from her school 'ana her with this fact at every turn they make to Recently at Barryville1 Ohio, a plowing
studies. She was strong and healthy' enlist new capital for, municipal or 'corporation contest was engaged. in by Peter Limler The kind to raise all vegetables qulcklyi
'I before; weighing eighty-five pounds, and securities, or even for mortgage and his ten sons, the father setting the
in"three months she had dwindled to loans. No matter where one goes in the pace and the sons following in order, old AGRICULTURALCHEMICALS
:' ''sixty-three ;pounds. She was thin :and East,'even if it be to the best and truest est fitst.-youngest last.- At noon'a grand
;, pale, and! was almost lifeless. We dideverything friends the South has, this condition of dinner was. served the lar 'crowd that
.", : we could for her, and tried all affairs is found. Many of the great in witnessed the plowing and _after* dinner 'Fungicides and 'Insecticides to -',
doctors'who.( we thought could do ,surance companies, who have been putting speeches and music were: indulged in blight, rot and loss by insects. Get a prevent pam pil- -
l he ahy good, but without result. I money, into Southern securities, The Ruralist'glories in farmers1 meetingsof let from" '
t" '"There 'was an old family friend near have stopped doing so. and now,refuse to nature-and' Re auk our readers to POWELL. FERTILIZER & CHEMICALCO., I '
f. Milford who had I' daughter"afflicted the even consider any Southern investment report any that may occur in their. neigh ,
{.: same'way, and she was cured by Dr. whatever.In borhood, BALTIMORE MD.
'Williams' Pink ,Pills I for Pale .People. some of the far'We tem"States the it
They' caine here one day to spend Sun Populist element that at present controls The question of profitable tobacco .. -
:::, ,day.and they t.old'us'about their daught those States is ,making such persistent raising upon the bluff lands of Louisiana Deafness Cannot be Cured '
;,L" er's case. It was very much like Lucy's, fight on every form of corporate enter is being', thoroughly investigated at tbexperimental e by local applications as they cannot reach .
'.-' and they advised uslo try Dr.' Williams'Pink prise and on capital and property generally farm in that State. ,The the diseased portion of the ear. There is '
Pills for,her. We had no faith in 'that, years must elapse' before. they numerous experiments that have beemade n only one way to cure deafness and thatis
them but_were finally persuaded to try can secure 'the investment of much on and the testing of products by experts by constitutional remedies. Deafnessis
i the pills. .We have never been sorry for side capital. ,Legislation there as voiced go to show that the said olufflands caused by an inflamed condition of the
it. They helped her at once, and by the in the now famous saying, "the rights of are capable of raising cigar to boo- mucous lining of the Eustachian Tube. -
time 'she had taken eight boxes of the the user ofproperty are superior to the f'o. When this tube is inflamed you. have a
medicine she: 'was entirely cured. She rights of the owner," seems ..destined to w. rumbling sound or imperfect hearing, y
7 took: the last dose in April, and has not become historic for vindictive, destructive There are no doubt thousands upon. and when it is entirely closed, deafness J
,. .been bothered since. She is now stronger war against capital. These thousands of helpful, ,practical thoughts : ,is the result, and unless the. inflamation r
than ever, weighs ten pounds more than facts give the South an opportunity such dragging-out an obscure existence in the can be taken out and this tube restoredto
ever'' 'berore, and her cheeks are full of as no other section ever enjoyed. minds of farmers. If they were set before its normal condition, hearing will be : -
'; Color:. She can now gratify her ambition Populism,though strong in some places the world some one; would be help destroyed forever; nine cases out of ten
::10 to study and become an educated woman/'' has not yet become the dominant poke ed. Write a few lines for the Ruralistof are caused by catarrh, which is nothing ': "
All the elements necessary to give new of evil. Some of its legislation'enacted your successes' ,.that others may be bene- but an inflamed condition of the'mucous -;
life anti: richness to,the blood and restore and threatened has, however, greatly re fitted, or' of your failures, that others surfaces. -
t shattered nerves are contained, in a condensed tailed all business ,interests. To this may avoid them:. "There is that scatter We will give One Hundred Dollars for ,. .
: form, in Dr. Williams' Pink Pills: may be added, the indifference otsOme ethane yet increaseth: ; and there is a any case of deafness (caused by catarrh)
< for Pale'People. They are also a specific communities in promptly meeting their withholding'more than is mete which thai cannot be cured by Hairs Catarrh .-,.: :::
for ''Itroubl peculiar to females such as obligations, thus making all alike suffer. tendeth to poverty.", Cure. Send for circulars; ; ':
,, suppressions, irregularities and all forms This is due mainly, not.to any intentional .it. F. J. CHEYNEY & JeToledo: 0. : ;>: :< ; x
of weakness. They build up the blood, wrongdoing to a failure to appreciate The Epitomist believes that the aver 'Sold by Druggists, 75c. .' ': ::: "
and restore the glow of health to pale and the necessity of a'strict'compliance age citizen is getting more good out of: e ':." :
callow cheeks. In men they effect a radi with the spirit and letter of financial OQligations. life than ever before. Isis fact that the .'
cal cure in all cases arising from mental common people are buying more luxuriesnow Velvet Bean Information. : :; ; _.
I worry,"overwork excesses of whatever I Recently a Southern town failed to than the very .rich: did one,to two One of our subscribers wishes to have : ,_.>. / ;; -'-.-

nature. 'Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are :paY.i interest,on its bonds when due, and hundred years ago. The margin of wealthis some of those who have planted velvet'. __-.w.. ": "- _-'
sold in an investigation showed that there greater now between the common '- ; .
.. boxes (never.in bulk)at 50 cents was people
lack and the millionaire and that creates beans for fertilizing in orange groves,tell :,=/. .
a box or six boxes for $ and may be no money, but only a great lack .
had of all druggists, or'-direct byIDfrom ail of honest business sense, illustrated by the unrest But in a few years each will through our columns, how many times a '- -' .
Dr. Williams', Medicine Company,, the reply of the Mayor a protest aboutthe own but the silo: feet by two unless he has year and when they plow to get best re, ,-' -
delay "the Eastern bondholders have laid up.a treasure in heaven.A fertilizer .
Scbnectady. N.Y. : suIts as a and to ensure germination _- ,
plenty: of money, and we don't see number one butter maker being '' '' '
why upon for_another year's self seeding. :,: .\;. :
Orchardists who are bolts to should about a asked ,
using they worry ; waiting month to state the most, imports -"
.- keep apple trees-frOm splitting claim th e for our little interest" Such actions injure -' point to be observed in churning, pronounced Will some of our readers comply with .; ._ :- :: _.
boring,.and bolting does not injure the every other.town in the South. ',the single word "temperature.' the'request. The answer will be of in '- : :! {> : t.te a

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;r .- one pint dissolving the in .fruit for the Californians have the
: ;' ., soap number.., and there are swift black
,.. :' : '.published, at i6.daiuattest the boiling water, remove from the finest, systems in the world. .
Taduomvme'F1ct fire and add the kerosene. Stir or A writer in a Northern horticultural ants larger size. Clothes-moths,

I churn_violently until the emulsion be j journal uses language which, with the carpet-beetles, cockroaches,.book-lice, t.
l& ,Vof One Year.................................ti.ooWot comes of the consistency of thick proper substitution n, will apply equallyto flour-beetles make war on person and: '

BIZ ICo&tiia.......................! ....> x.09 cream, and no more oil rises to the Florida. He says : property and'do much to render life
M In Pordfa Coontrie .....-..............'.....'s.oo top. This,can be best done by'pump "If New York; ever regains or holdsa miserable. .

;Subecriptions in all cases cash in ing through a force pump, returning commanding position in her own .
advance. No discount allowed.on one's through the nozzle into the same vessel markets, the old haphazardplan of But the researches of(, science.have
-. jwn subscription(except in a club),but to discovered a method by which we can
all agent a liberal cash: commission will For use, dilute with two gallonsof every man growing the largest quantity 'round all these tormenters flood :
pour a _
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be allowed on all subscriptions obtained poor possible, to
Ifjf- by them.- 'Write for terms. Another formula: Hard soap one be abandoned, and the districts most of death, we can invest them with a

} To every subscriber, new or old,remit' pound, water one gallon, kerosene two favorable for fruit-growing given up to deadly atmosphere which is ubiquitous -

!ting; us $3.00, we will send the paper one gallons. Proceed as'above, but dilute small farms, where the most intensive penetrating into their innermost _.

year and a copy of Rolfs' Vegetable with ten or fifteen gallons of water before methods of culture can Be given ; the hiding-places and stifling them where '
Growing In the South: for Northern using. fruit handled associ-- they lurk. It is the fumes of the bi-
only through an
Markets For two subscribers
post-paid. new -
sulphide of carbon, a drug which is .
ation which will
establish of
at $2.00 ,each, we will send, system "
postpaid!, a copy .of .Moore's "Orange JAMAICA SORREL.Will kindlytell selling and marketing a product that not only extremely explosive but a
you strong poison which we should avoid
has' not only been well but
y grown
I me where I can buy seed or plantsof
Bates of advertising on application.TABMSB I and inhaling and which is a clear,very
uniformly packed, graded inspect.
Jamaica sorrel, and what is the best
AND FRUIT GROWER, volatile and bad-smelling liquid. On
ed with to its introduction
agents open up
time how
to and cultivate and
plant to
sl Jacksonville, Fla. the it
to markets that would quicklytake exposure to atmosphere rapidlyturns
any other information you may see fit to a which is heavier than
all such fruit, with its superior
t. CONTENTS. to favor me with.
i tbe atmosphere and therefore settlesto
of flavor in
preference toany
the floor or to the bottom of all
tIi-:: r : State Item.................................. 7<* Melbourne, Fla. other lacking it. in such be., however fine in sels, or boxes, or barrels in which ves-it _
I GBOVX AND OacHARD-Air Ideal Hedge appearance may
t: Plant ;Lemon Stocks : Thinks Well ofII" Plants can be procured from our "A very serious injury to New York is contained.The .

Florida ; ,Ever-bearing Peaches.......! Toy advertiser, Reasoner Brothers, Oneco, fruit arises from .dishonest packages. last bulletin of the Alabama

Ants PwEaY In-the Pineapple Pinery Industry; Diseased No.Pines i................ 77 7o8 Florida They state that they will not Apples and pears are sent to market in experiment station (No. 86, August,

I TOBACCO-Tobacco Interests at Zellwood..708 be ready until late in the spring. It barrels that are under the standard size 1897,) gives the following: directionsfor

f Tobacco Outlook; Description of a Sumatra is a quick growing annual, which un- and the buyers, who are men not cleaning an infested house.

; Plant ; Notes................. ......... 7o9fAKicn der ordinary care attains a height of easily duped, always buy them, but ;at "In making preparations to treat
\ AND TKucua-Pasturage and six feet.. Its fleshy red calyxes fur undersized Strawberries the house, first, see that all windows,
Stock la Lee County........... ........ log nish an price. are doors ventilators
during late autumn and winteran shipped in short quarts, and growers chimney openings .
Culture Facia about Potatos. io
Asparagus ; ;
Farm and Carden Notes; That Wonderful excellent material for jellies, pies, invariably get the short price that is and fire-places are securely closed,

African Cotton.-........... Zit sauce, etc., resembling cranberries in cause for much''complaint; grapes are and all fires entirely extinguished.

'UteNews ................................. 7"IK taste. The plants are cultivated the sold in ten-pound baskets that hold Now go through the house and rap.

RUXAL HOMI Spatter Work; Ad- same ,as any other garden plants; no only nine, and grape-growers complainthat idly pour the liquid into large"pans,

Yantge of Sleep; Flavoring flour; particular system is required. They the business is growing' worse ev- previously conveniently placed, *t
Health How She It Child
Donts Does
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should not.receive too much nitrogenous it will continue until least a pound to a medium-sized room.
Training. .............. 712 ery year-and an
4 The Sou hi, Opportunity; Horticultural manure,else they will grow to fol- honest standard of dealing is set up. It would be better if these pans were

: i Society Annual; Velvet Bean InformatIon iage in excess. During a sale of California fruit i in set up on tables or shelves. Place

...*............................... ... 718 New York last week, 500 lots were some also in closets and cupboards.Start .

T Queries and Replies; To Test the Stock To Test the Stock Law. sold in two hours and twenty minutes, with the attic, if there be one,
Law; The Florida Fruit Exchange; Destroying '
Insects by Swarms......,.... 714 THE FRUITLAND PENINSULA LAW and during a portion of this time 12 and proceed rapidly down and out,

M-rkeU; weekly Crop Bulletin. ........... 715PoctraY ,. AND ORDER LEAGUE. 1 lots were sold in a minute. This was closing all the doors. ,If the outside

-Selecting a Breed; A Preventive Huntington,' Fla., Nov. 2, 1897.. possible only from the fact*that every doors have broad open spaces beneath

: and a Cure; Weights at Different Ages; Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower buyer knew'the quantity of fruit that close these with rugs or something of

Y= Lice; *Jljin* Weevils....... .......... 716 The Ex. C. of the'F. P. L., & 0. L. was in every package, and he knew the sort, and look for any other openings -

e Item......................................... 718 have instructed me to ask for the ad just what he was bidding on." that might be stopped up. Next
Honest Elections: By Intelligent Voters Current morning the doors be opened and
{ dress of all interested in testing the It.is in the interest of such reformsas may

Events ............................. 720 of the stock those above indicated that the Florida the house aired out. It is used on
constitutionality present
Fruit Exchange must be main- these same principles in stores, ware-
laws with the intention of
making a "
$y Weather in Jacksonville.Week test Your kind tained and will be maintained. It hasa houses, granaries and mills.
case. cooperationwill ,
Ending.November 2, 2897i9 heavy burden to carry in keeping up
oblige Yours truly, Must We Lose Our Birds?

li a ariDATS. : DR. GEO. E. WALKER, the insurance on an immense stock of The Smithsonian Institution predicts -
; ct i S g c2.:! Secretary. material scattered throughout the or- with authority that
10 : ,. : regions but it is soon hardlyany
10 already
-t -_-__ - -i = ange ; pickingup species of bird-life will survive.
'Oct. z7..60 65 70 57 13 64 0 The Florida Fruit Exchange. a little business, and has a promiseof
.. 38........ !/J 6c. 74 5S ID 64 0 increase the winter. These: words are written in the sad
.. 29... .... 2 71 81 !l9 21 10 0 Like everything else connected with an during consciousness that the larger number
.. 30........ S'1 64 7 6 20 6.5 0 Major :M. P. Turner, the secretary, 1
.. 31........ 6) I 21 8 0 the citrus fruit industry, the Florida of women who still wear birdwingsand
.. I........ .71 69 7 6 66 8 72 94 Fruit Exchange received estimates the orange crop this year at bird breasts
a stunning are impervious to
.. ...... appeals -
If, 2. 59 59 10 38 12 M 0 boxes, or about 60,000 boxes
- blow, by the freeze. But it has displayed and arguments alike. 'Unless
Jleaa......... 62" 66 7S 59 16 66 14 the of more than last year. The fruit will
vitality an orange tree, the law intervenes to protect these
Total rainfall incnea. be better than one might naturally expect -
0.94 and it will surely flourish once more in helpless creatures,the reproach against
,T-Trace. from such rankly growing
A.J. MirCHKLLtObseryer. future years when the groves have young womanhood will continue until the

been restored. It will continue, exist trees-running somewhat to large last ,bluebird has been shot, the last

:1 Queries and Replies. ,because it is necessity fo the situ- sizes, perhaps, but of fairly good quality robin snared in the swamps of North
not unworthily theamous'
ation, because it offers -method of representing Carolina, the last brood of nestlings
PUMPKIN BUGS ON Oiwrc .-I ( Florida of tradition.
; have a number of fine Tangerine trees marketing the fruit which the growers orange. starved, while the mother bird dies.It .
I cannot afford to neglect. The Exchange Destroying Insects-by Swarms. would be difficult to exaggerate the
which are hanging full of fruit but ,
which are covered with countless, labors to promote system and One of the greatest drawbacks to i, danger which is threatening from the

swarms of pumpkin bugs and these uniformity, good workmanship and life in the sub-tropics is the prevalenceof increase of crop destroying insects'and
honesty in fruit packing. insects. They are perhaps not the desolate condition we are soon
:: have sucked.the fruit dry and worth-
h ... Competition in the future is than in To this
4 goingto more numerous the colder coming to. we are surely
less. I have sprayed them with sulphate
n' of potash but it had no' effect.- be far greater than anything yet experienced States in the summer, but their visita- coming, if something is not done to
in the American markets tion is much check this destruction
so more prolonged, it widespread of
,Please tell me at earliest possible
and Florida growers, after 'being out comes so.many months of the year. birds.
'convenience: how to kill these bugs of practice for several years, will have Mosquitoes breed and bore eight or -*....-.-..-
and the rest of fruit
save my to meet their rivals of the Pacific I ten months out>f the twelve j and the A GOOD clerk will never say that he

J. RUDDY.: coast, flushed with an undisputedtrade cimex lectularius retires from active knows the wants of customers better

i Fla.Trylerosene and contend with them at a disadvantage pursuit of business only about eight than they. do themselves, even thoughhe

.. Take. soft ,] except in the matter of months out,of the year. There are does.
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'- ..,-*'. :.i..'.;: ,.& uniformjy satisfactory Strawberries \ ISTA'RT.TqHED 1874. .' -. -" .;:-v,,,, 1
t ,'' ,: :. <:' flarkets. Irish potatoes and other garden : > -<. .
:-*mit'T":-,::tV" K % % N % % :X N N N % \ % crops doing well in Pasco county. Conducting a legitimate ,banking business .j

-je '.. JACKSONVILLE, FLA. NOV. 5, 1897. Tobacco, however, is not good. Shipments '
upon strictly commercial I *
.. '* -'. FRUITS. AND PRODUCE. of eggplants, cucumbers, okra lines. \ ,
Corrected by Marx Bros. and oranges increasing. The week

k, These are average quotations. Extra choice was very satisfactory in Lake county, THE FIRST NATIONAL
-, r ... lots lots fetch senlower.prices above top quotations,while poor the ,trucking section reporting farm OF FLORID -j jA.

Gnavas.........................75 to i.oo work up to date with excellent standsof ,
t Pears,Le Conte........ ....................1.25 ."X'JACKSONVu.LE- '
beans worms damaging tomatoes :--
Fears, Kieffer..I.25 ; ; .
barrel... .......... ........... lowlands still for cultivation.In '
IV Apples per 3.00 too wet
M- W Pines ;............ .......?_....., ....1.50103.25 : : ALA. .J
Logons, Messina,...............box.......3.50 Sumter county, beans are nearly
English Peas, dried,..............bus.........1.25 foe. few Solicits the business of merchants, planters and fruit
Peanuts, beat brand...... ............ to ready picking; a oranges growers
.;: r Cabbage. N.. Y..................... 04.07 to .p.o5a $ shipped from the vicinity of Linden, All accounts have personal attention., Drafts on Eng- ,

Onions Potatoes.bbl..z.15, .........................bbl...........2.50 the first since the freeze of 1895. To. land and the continent bought and sold on favorable .
; KIzt., ...........i.ini....1.1 n 11.doz...........10 bacco and pineapple interests are receiving terms. :
VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. especial attention. New sheds JAMES M. R. C. COOLEY, Cashier..
; SCHUflACHER, President.
r-ss?"--v Corrected by Davis&Robinson. are being constructed to protect plants

.-* Yellow Yams, .,.........._....bush .50 from cold weather and give shade in
,-, : u Sweet Potatoes ........... .......... .45 to .50 summer.In .
Hnbbard squash. ................bbl CeC.Robertson RealEstateFIRE
c4 '-* Lettuce, ....................._..dos 1.50 30 Southern district vegetables, pineapples !
Florida......... ..... .
celery 1IJ1t1.....................-.bbl.. noneEgg 3.00 and citrus fruits are doing well. -')
Tomatoes, .................crate.... 1.5010 zoos As we go to press good rains are fall. .<
Sweet Pepper,., ........._bn .... ...i.oo INSURANCE AND -
Green Beans............... crate..i.oo to i 25 ing over portions of the Western and
........._.........each to HOUSE RENTING
Pumpkins .5 .10 Northern districts. Good effects will ACENCY.
Kerahaws .... ..... .........each .3 to .10 ,
= Parsley, .....-....per doz.bunches .30 be especially noticeable over the former JI
p' Green onions,.... dos.bunches Hogan and Adams Street
+ Pepperhot..._...per...........bushel .50to i.oo.25 district, where moisture has been Jacksonville Fla.
Sage well cured,....................Ib .25 strikingly deficient. Do a general Real Estate Business. Attention 3
F;#." Hens.;__.->..........-....... .25 to 30 Special :
1 Roosters..._....1-......_M..20 to.25 A. J. MITCHELL, given to exchanging
'*-" Half-grown..-.-... ....... '.15 to .25 Section Director Jacksonville Fla. 'property.Very large
..,.._ pound .10 to and some good be I
Turkeys .12 speculations had
per poss can
U- Ducks.__......._....... .25 to .30 now. j

a. Leeks Geese ............perdoz bunches. .zoto..40 z5 A Good Book Free! Money to LEND on Jacksonville Property Only. '
Radishes .......,...........
'i perdoz .15 When Dr. R. V. Pierce of Buffalo
Cucumbers,......,.......i....crate 1.25101.50 OPan Gtfoi/es
'' k 'Spinach ................;per bushel none .N.'Y., published the first' edition of e Timber Tracts and
......... dozen bunches I .!
t Salsify Cauliflower......per......_...... bbl none his great work, the People's CommonSense
; Tnru ips,......................per....bunch 5.00i .03 Medical Adviser, he announcedthat Phosphate Properties.FOB 1 18I

New Florida Potatoes Honey.pound.................section barrel 3.ooto .10 after 680,000 copies had been .
... ..._.................crate 4.00Squash. r.()(). sold at the regular price $1.50 'rEIa1IDPHONE, 184
1|v Tf, i beans.................*...qt .10 to .15 per
copy, the profit on which would repay IDN8 !
t him for the great amount of labor and 8H URHD STUDENTS

WEEKLY CROP BULLETIN. money expended in producing it, he ,.
l would distribute the next half million

FOR WEEK ENDING NOVEMBER I, free. As this number of copies has MASSEY'SJacksonville ::1

1897. already been sold, he is now giving ,

away, absolutely free, 500,000 copiesof j

The week opened fair, and so remained this most complete, interesting and y .,

I, over the greater portionof the valuable common sense medical book '.':J,
State, the only exception being over a ever published-the recipient only being
limited portion of the Western and required to mail to him, at above

Northern districts on the last day of address, twe ty-one ((21)) one cent Fla., e
the week. Taking the State as a stamps to cover the cost of mailing
whole, the week was practically rainless only, and the book will be sent post- Columbus, ,

save the instances cited, togetherwith paid. It i is a veritable medical library Birmingham, Ala., .
a few showers over Southern sec- complete in one volume. Contains
tions. On low-lands there is yet too 1008 pages, profusely illustrated. The Montgomery, Ala.

much crater, while uplands, as a rule, Free Edition is precisely the same as THE GREAT SCHOOLS OF THE SOUTH.

would be benefited by more moisture. that sold at $1.50, except only that CHEAPEST AND BEST.
Excessive rains of previous weeks contributed the books are in strong manilla paper

I to delay fall vegetables, as covers instead of cloth. Send now, -Send for Catalogue, Address Nearest School.
many truckers advised that replanting before all are given away.

would be necessary., The absence of ESTABLISHED 1875.
{ rain during the week was acutely felt Two thousand and thirty-eight cat

f over portions of the Western district, tle left Punta Rassa in one week. The WILLIAM A. BOURS
which have had less moisture duringthe steamer Soledad on the 14th carried ,

past month than other divisions 256. The tug Hulberto Rodraguez, Grain Garden >>
the State. Some advices state that towing the barges(; Tinima, with 418 Seeds and Fertilizers

everything is drying ,up. Copiousrains I head, and San Fernando, with 579 ,
would be especially beneficial to i head, on the i8th. Schooner Wave, SiJII WEST BA.TT BT., ;JAOKSONVILLE, PLA.

cane, potatoes and truck gardens. i 144 head, on the ,,18th. Tug Childs
The dry weather was all that could J be towing three-masted schooner Cora, We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Oomple Stock of.

desired for cotton picking, harvestingof 225 head, on the 20th. Tug Dewey,
which is practically over. Haymaking towing barge of 350 head, on 21St. Hay, Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat, Grits Meal',

... continued in western coun All of these to Havana. Schooner
,. Lily White, 116 head, to Key West. Cotton Seed Meal, Both Bright and Dark. -

ties.The dry weather over the Northern Both of Lake Butler's ginning establishments ...
district, particularly the northeastern have been running almost PURE GROUND BONE -

section of it, enabled truck growers to continuously since last Monday morn- Tyg *!lIen Fertilizer Co. A NITRATE SODA s

replant on low-lands. However, there. ing. The combined result averages J
are goodly quantities of onions, let.. about thirty-five bales every twenty- Star Brand Fertilizers, P*' MURIATE OF POTASH

tuce, cabbage, squash,, beans, beets, four hours and still cotton is coming GUARANTIED ANALYSIS. 1BK
potatoes and tomatoes in'market.t in faster than it can be ginned and SULPHATE POTASH ,:

The week was generally favorablein baled. Both firms now operating,contemplate Orange Tree and IfejetaHe r KAINIT '

the Central and Southern districts. increasing their capacity for FEETILIZEE. I Eta., ,.:,.

As a rule, cane is a good crop, but another season.-Lake Butler Bul. These Fertilizers haft BO wpeto In the market,f.A4 2 trial will_tiBq. :;::,,{ -',
the'condition of fall tobacco is not letin. lB4r.cah'....1 ff& ....: : .-
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<1t::.: .,718. .' ;. 's '.'''''' _'_.____'- _. _. ___ .'_ ,- THE'FLORIDJL 'F Rmm AND.. FKTJIT-GROWER.- .-- .',. ... NOVEMBER. 1.
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1 "
..t '; Poultry.I tive/roaming, foraging breeds should Give the weights of each week. /
Y be selected. There is-another "
.. reason To test weights we took,ten chicksof ,

I;. -,,Edited by: S.'S.'DeLANOT. Apopka, ha.Selecting ---this same question of temperament Light,Bramas and ten of Leghorns,
--e.-____________ _____t-----__.__ determines the1 number of fowls which lt
kept them together and fed all alike. ,
a Breed.. i can be kept in our flock, and where
in i In one month from date of hatching the
i-eggs- great quantities are wanted a
:In'selecting a breed "of' fowls, first,
ore must view his surroundings. Do, great many fowls must be kept. Now ten Light Brahmas weighed seven, :

you live on a farm? Will the fowls the 'quieter; the"-more phlegmatic the half pounds, showing but a small difference -
.breed the closer it will the farm
keep to
be given a free range ? Do youlivein per chick to one month old, ;
town or the suburbs and must the buildings. Therefore the range of Y
both lots forced in
these fowls is being growth.
circumscribed and
fowls be confined in yards ?, If in even When two months old the
farm ((62 days)
,town and the, fowls' r&:to' be confined on a over-stocking can easily
Brahmas sixteen and
Shortest Most
weighed pounds Quickest Attractive
is the
happenIt not
in range open to ,
yards, how much space can be ,
the thirteen At
the fowlsf but the will Leghorns \ pounds. "
given,to,the yards? Do you mean.to which'determines the range number they that use, three. months old the ten Brahmas .R o 'E
i can
keep more than one ,breeding yard if ,
be in farm weighed twenty-one pounds and the BETWEEN
flock. The
kept a
in town ? All'these' things must be FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH
sixteen and half
the fowl spread out, -and the farther Leghorns a pounds. THE "
determined before the question of
I breed arises. they go -from-thefarm buildings, the Wyandottes, Plymouth Rocks and Florida Central 'and Peninsular .
more'fowls be Langshans will lose only one ounce ,
can kept, and so the
Then second what is the i
purpose more eggs will be gathered. As yet i per chick in two months comparedwith NEW THROUGH ROUTES.
.f ri.whicb"you'are going to keep fowls? Brahmas.
are'sold the'dozen size New York Jacksonville
eggs by so to by
If in the country, is it eggs to sell in and don't The One hundred chicks'when hatched New Florida Pennsylvania R. R. to Wash- s
the market or is broilers? Or is it weight count. nervous, I and Railway to
1 Columbia
should five In
active breeds are, as a rule, small. weigh pounds. ten Northern Florida! Central & _
roasters ? Settle 'that question. Re Air Line. Peninsular to all principal
in =
close if when days pounds, twenty days
They can roost flying points in Florida.
member that there is no one breed of
.from'the"perch iti the morning, a wide twenty Bounds, thus doubling'their Cincinnati to Harriman JunoCincinnati
fowls which excels in each and all,the weight ten until" tion by Queen &: "Crescent,
every days forty days
range. is
for them. .All breedsdo
open Harriman:Junction to Ashe-
various for which fowls'are
purposes best when given full liberty. On old, when the increase is afterwardsnot AshevlllejtJacksonville 1 vile and Columbia by Southern -
kept. Like,the general-purpose horse Railway, and Florida s
the farn .th be fenced in so rapid. =
: garden must Central&:Peninsular -Columbia -
which cannot.trotast enough to compete I so as to"keep fowls out. The\ rest of f The forcing of chicks is now deemed J to Jacksonville. x
with the trotter bredor; run fast Cincinnati to Jacksonville
the place is open for them to roam.- unnecessary, as they thrive best when Cincinnati Queen &: Crescent to Chatta by
enough 'to compete with the thorough. Country Gentleman. not fed too highly.-Poultry Keeper. and nooga. Southern R'y to Ever-
bred racer,,or pull a'big enough load . Florida}ette,Florida Central &: Penin-
Limited. sular to all important'Floridapoints.
to compete "with/the draft horse; has .A Preventive and a Cure.To'prevent Lice.] .

,neither the style''nor: the:action of the is Kansas Kansas- City, Fort Scott ,&
roup something not Gooa healthy or old fowls, City
young Memphis R.B.to Kansas .
coach horse; is not hunter or a saddle very easily done, as the fowls are affected after the third.month, if well fed and Jackgo'vllle and }to Birm1ngbamSouthern! It'.

horse-so' 'the* general purpose by.the'weather In cold, dry cared for, can furnish enough blood to Thro Line to Peninsular Everette to, Fla.all Fla.Central points.&:

fowl is a sort of jack-of-all-trades and Stasons the roup does not prevail as' keep about 400 chicken lice each ro Louis .to Jacksonville by

excels in'none ; and yet' while the much as in the fall, when the rains bust-and full of life. If they had no Holly Sp'gs 1St. Short Central Line to to HOllY DU uoln'g ,,

general' public is pretty well educated are'frequent, the ground wet, and discomfort lice to support, much less food,wouldbe Uoute. City,.Memphis &- BuJ -
mfngham to Birmingham,Sou.
as to I they horse question and has gen exists in the poultry house. required to keep the fowls in good J R'y to Everette and F. 0.&P.

4 erally settled down'to the opinion'thatthe To"guard against'disease the'windows condition. It is bad policy to feed Sioux City&: Chicago to Jacksonville

short name"for the all purpose should, be so arranged as to permit lice; they are no use to anybody-let Holly Route.Sp'gg}Sp gs, K., ,Ill.C. M.Cent.&: B.to to Holly Birmingham .

horse is "plug, and the aforesaid. plenty sunshine, in order that the them starve, but you can only do that ette and the, Sou.F. C.R'y-& P.to Ever

t public is also catching on to the fact floor and walls may be warmed and by starving the chickens. Then kill Louisville &Nashllle to Rive

that the dairy%ow and the beef"cow the moisture evaporated. While ttie the lice. But how, do you ask? Thee New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only

are separate breeds, and that\ bacon pure air may. b: admitted when dsiredthrough easiest plan we have ever tried i is to Jackso'Tille To }between route with New through Orleans sleepers and
hogs and'lard-hogs''differ as essential Jacksonville.The .
the doors and windows
baptize them-regular Baptist baptism.Fill .
ly as.do fine wool:and coarse long F. C. & P. has'700 mlles I'of' track:In
: it-should not be overlooked that any a five-gallon oil can two-thirds full Florida running through the

wool sheep, in poultiy the distinctionsare draughts of air on the birds are liableto of warm water and add about an ounce Tobacco Stock Regwnt farming, and Dairy Section,

not yet fully understood or accepted. hasten an outbreak the disease. of carbolic acid. About 10' o'clock Peach and Strawberry Lands,

It will be many years before all By keeping the floor dusted with fine any clear morning dip each'one into Orange Phosphate, Banana Belt.and Pineapple founfry,

people fully appreciate and act orf the airslaked lime, the disease may be this bath, head and heels ; hold the Hat'the Silver Spring and
I Other fine
distinctive characteristics of fowls;; a: checked in the beginning and the bird about half a minute to'drip 'and The Great Hunting Country Scenery

chicken is yet a chicken to the great room made dry. turn it loose. Go through the flock Beaches the NotetFI.Mng Ground .
but there = ; Has the best lands for'tillage;greatest
public chickens vari
are and When the fowls have bowel disease thus. In an hour they will all be dry ety of soils in the State,and above all _

4 chickens. shut'off' 'all .food. and allow them to and free from living' lice. Then you Runs over the Central RI geland '

b Let me make a few broad distinctions fat or pick up their food. They will can fatten any of them.in 8 to 10 days. Where It Is High' and Healthy.
before intondetails.: Prosperous towns fill its route and'it offers
going Fowls recover sooner from the difficulty by You can't fatten them with the lice on the best freight facilities for any produce to
are'divided-into the nervous and the 'such'treatment thanwhen medicine.is them-that much is certain. Snuff is the Northern markets.

phlegmatic breeds: the rest less and given. "tablespoonful of lime water also good, but its administration to an free Send) and also note for the the towns best on map its of'Florida route.A.O.M..cDONBLLG. (sent

the quiet, the roaming and.the stay-at- to< each pint of drinking water is a entire flock is accompanied by too Jacksonville.PA,F fa.
t home. The restlessroam.
S nervous, ; simple remedy which often much -
serves asa sneezing on the part of the administrator -
ing breeds are the egg breeds; and the cure, and ten' drops of nux vomicain de bonis non.-Texas The Fla. Cent. & ''Peninsular R,'R;
phlegmatic, quiet, stay-at-home breeds one-half pint of drinking water fora Farm and Ranch.

.are the meat1 breeds. Perhaps no one few*days will often check bowel disease Offers to Shippers

use'mor.ert< uently producersf failure ,when all other remedies fail; but KIllingVeevlls.. The Shortest 'and Quickest Route

in' keeping fowls'than does; this al the main point is to withhold food for Seedsmen treat, peas and other BETWEEN

most universal-ignoring of-the temper- forty-eight hours and then allow only "buggy" seeds on a large scale by FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
ament of breeds. How often have I one ,meal a day for week the'seedsin .
a or ten placing the-bags containing THE' EAST AND WEST.
visited yards where, side by side, are days.-Poultry Keeper. a fire-proof, practically air-tight With Improved Ventilated Cars,this company -
kept, under same conditions: and feed, ... building, devoted to that setting : is better equipped than ever ever to
breeds as wide apart'in their 'Weights at'Different handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops;;and
; tempera- Ages. shallow
pans holding carbon bis- insure close connections and prompt despatchto
went as the'poles I IIany attempt to Mr. '"W. ,H Brundige, Bridgeport, | ulphide in various parts of the room all Eastern and Western Markets.
r forcenature? and fail ;.Here in'this Ala. desires Through oars to destination with
us to give some weightsof near the ceiling. After being thus out change or delay.
yard is a lot of big contented Asiatics, chicks, and we do so, as it will 1 I subjected to the fumes for about twentyfour Perishable freight followed by wire and
and there'is a lot -Leghorns bare of interesting to shippers advised time passing various1 junction -
prove many. sometimes as long as, forty- and arrival at destination.
;feathers, a painful sight. There is -a He writes: I would be pleased i if eight hours, the room is opened and AU claims for overcharges and loss prompt-
: 'r regular,gradation\ {in!this nervous would\ in ly adjusted.
ac- you publish your next issue thoroughly) aired. The United States
live hafcit from the Hamburg and the of Brahmas See that your goods rare 'marked
Leg.horn'through'the weights Langshans, Department of Agricultu-e has experimented via F. C. & P. B. R.
American class to Plymouth Rocks and Wyandottes, to ascertain whether seedsso For information call on or address'the undersigned -
the Asiatic; the'most phlegmatic. chicks from one to fifteen weeks old; treated have the vital power injured. :

:, } On a farms or: where a wide, open that is, whatthey!' should weigh when Ii finds no injury from twentyfourhours C.E.W. B.TAYLOR TUCKER Trav.Oen.A'gt.A'f.'t.Ocala Orlando Pit.,.F.a.

range can be had> and eggs are the you are raising for breeding stock. ; but a period of forty-eight W.G. L.FULLBNR,,Trav.Trav.A 't.Tampa.'Fla.Leeabur .rla

prime object, and special care is not Also the weights from one to ten weeksold.when' ; I hours'does in many instances.-Mee-: Or N.S. PENNINGTON,Traffic er.

to be given,'one of the-nervous, acS '-. you are 'forcing for broilers. I ban's Monthly. .W;,> ,H.,PHEASANTS.J. Gel.r cbonT1l1el&*..rJnfht.

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SIEnrFDR; ; THE SOUTH. CEIERY.-White Plume, Grant, Paschall,
: A_ Offer Which Will, Be Taken Ad Golden Self Blanching, New Rose, $ .75 per
** Scores Of Sufferers 1000.< Cabbage, leading varieties, $3.75 per r
C vantage by 1000.:: Cauliflower, Snowball" $4.00 per 1000.< _
Horseradish sets $1.00 per 100. L. Cameron,
r From present indications not less than 500 Seedsman,Jacksonville,Fla.
, -, NOT THE CHEAPEST, afflicted persons will take advantage of Gala "" """
: : -' Week excursion rates, and come to Jacksonville -
; -- for the express purpose of consulting I Have Them.

t :: BUT THE BEST. ; Dr. Vincent who has so clearly demonstrated 40,000 fine Orange and Pomelo Buds on 4,3 ;
that he is master chronic diseases To all and 6 year stocks. I want to sell 20,000 in n "
those who begin treatment during Gala Week 60 days by discount VILLA LAKE NURSERIES :.
r' It Is Our Business Supply_ -/ Dr. Vincent will give 20 per cent discount Fruitland Park,Fla. 7'3i-tf -
from his usual fee,and this rate will prevail
.until the patient gets well. This is the first The Hart Pomelo.
GOOD time' that Dr. Vincent has ever deviated from
a SEEDS hi* regular rate and 4t will probab y be the Specially recommended by the nomenclature
.. .last, so it is good advice to you,to advice you committee of the State Horticultural
That will give the grower the' best results when planted in the South, You can bur seeds for to take advantage of this special rate. No clety. Buds IU O per hundred,$10.00 thous'
less money than from tu,but you can't get as good,eed. matter how many physicians have failed to and. PHILLIPS BROS.
I benefit you,come and see what this specialisthas 7-21-15 Chuluota,Orange County,Fla.
Cheap,but.Poor,seed is expensive at any price. Send for our Catalogue-It is Fre. to say about your.chances for recovery.If .
you cannot go to see him, send for symptom
blank. 1700,000 STRAWBERRY PLANTS now ready.
H. G. HASTINGS & CO. / Choice plant,namely: Improved Newnans,
SPECIALTIES. Lady Thompsons, Clouds, Hofmans. RisingSeedlings
.' Tennessee Markets and Tennessee
I SEEDSMEN. Interlachen, Fla. CHRONIC DISEASES Pro'ific. Orde-s filled promptly. Packing the
of the Eye, best. R.Paddy Lawtey,',.Fla. *e
Ear, Nose, Throat, ,
. Lungs.HeartStomach. STRAWBERRY ILANTS-CIouds,
.p WINTER HAVEN NURSERIES Liver, Bowels, 300,000 and Lady Thompsons. New _
: Kidneys; Bladder, vigorous plants.' Indian River Seedlings. Write
Nerves, Skin for prices. C.H.Chut chill. Lawtey, Fla. 7-3-12

a Offer their Fine Stock of CITRUS TREES at Reduced Prices. Blood.ChronioUlcers "(Old Sore ..

ture,StrlctnreVar- Seedling Grapefrut years old.

Parson Brown, Ruby,Amory, Jafla Bloods, St. Michael, Jafla, Wash. Navels, and icocele Piles, Hydrocele guaran-, Also rines,Hart's Budded and Grapefruit Valencia,: Late Pineapple, Dancy, Eureka Tange-

Tardiff, Dancy, King Tangerines, Villa Franca Lemons. teed cured without Lemon, and a few Seedless Grapefruit, Parson

Triumph, Marah Seedless, Thornlesa Silver Cluster Pomelos. using the knife.Rheumatism .- Brown's and Enterprise Seedless All buds on
Ir Diseases Grapefruit stock 5 years old. Buds grown to

At $25 per 100, f. o. b. ;!'lO per cent, off on 500 lots. both sexes are g'ven' special attention, stakes.to quality Trees and very price.fine and Write sure us.to please BOWYER,bothas =s
for consultation. /
No charge Fees always
& STEPHENS, Lakeland Fla.
:. All trees are budded, ,!, on rough lemon stocks about 1} inch diameter. Buds reasonable. Special rates for mall treatment..

4 J to 6 feet high,first class in every respect and guaranteed true to name. DR. W. T. S. VINCENT, Specialist. SMOOTH CAYENNE, CHARLOTTE ROTHS-

,Mohaw Block Corner & :Market Streets, chip and Golden Queen Pineapple
Address RICHARD Bay
imamr. Winter Haven, Fla. Jacksonville, Florida. or sale at Modelo Park Pia cry. Quality
unsurpassed. Address ORLANDO GRAPE
Hours: 9 to 12 A. M; 2 to 4&7 to 8 P.M.-Sun- A
FRUIT CO.C. S.VanHouten, Orlando,Fla.
days-8 to 5 P. M. Only."CENTAWORD".
O c. p.Dental. ttOUST9f4, 6-5-ia.

FOR SALE-Smooth Cayenne and Abbaka
f COLUMN. and Slips. St. Petersburg Pineap

Parlors.Established RATES.-Twenty words, name and address ple Co.,St. Petersburg, Fla. 6-12-15

one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents. Nothing ..
taken for less than 25 cents. You Should See
18.84.; Cor.Bay and Laura,Sts.,over Mrs Keene's. Advertisements for this column MUST be pre
JACKSONVILLE paid. 'Those 3.000 two year King buds on 4 and 6
Send no stamps-larger than two cents. year stocks. The most profitable orange grown.C. ..
For the next 30 days prices will be as follows: Gold Fillings, $1.50 to $2; Plastic Initials and figures count as one word. W. POX, Villa Lake Nurseries, :Prultland

,Fillings,'50o. to$lt) Alloy Fillings $1 to $1.50; Plates, $5 to $8; Full sets (very best) Park, Fla. 7-Jt-tf. .

$9 to$10. Extracting free, by a painless method, where plates are made. First-class THE CLARA PEACH.-This fine new peach CENTENNIAL AND SATSUMA BUDS on
operators and polite attendants. Gold and Continuous Gum Sets of Teeth made as early as the Jewel, as large as the from seed since the
Oviedo color a solid crimson,quality the best.I freeze Buds 4 to 6 feet high, excellent roots
and repaired. have all leading varieties. Write for prices.T. and perfect condition. Nothing like it in the
K. Godbey. Waldo, Fla. State. Address H: Friedlander Interlachen.
Fla. 10-30-Sm(
fence the Joseph H. Keen. B. Redfleld. ,"
Flying over a on part of Eugene superintendent for 150-acre
hens is a matter of education. A Must have large STRAWBERRY PLANTS, Schnadelbach's '
gilt-edge ,Nunans,per 1,000$3.oo.
F. B. REDFIELD CO. and references. Do not
F- flock of hens in a yard may,be'able to waste time in correspondence unless you have JULIUS SCHNADBLBACH, Grand Bay Ala.

go over the fence but do not know it ;' (Formerly of Redfield*Son. Established.x8i.) these. Address Fla. Superintendent, Box 524, .
Jacksonville, Don't You Forget
they are afraid to attempt it; but let
UifiOIiHSJlIiH FRUIT To send for price list of all the leading rarit-
one hen go over and she will be found You Want Them.Some ties of Citrus Trees on 4,5and 6 year stocks.
outside day and will soon teach AriD PRODUCE Discounts according to sue of orders. C. W.
every i of those three thousand fine one year FOX Villa Lake Nurseries, Fruitland Park, Fla.
all of the others. A fence seven feet COMMISSION Riverside Navel buds on six year old Rough 'l-3I-tf.

% high is sufficient. If the hens go over Lemon Stocks. Will bloom Park next spring.Fla. Villa ARE OFFERING CITRUS NURSERY
Lake Nurseries, Fruitland ,
it will also nine-foot fJlB CtAttTS. Trees at bottom prices. Choice stock.
over a
they go
Best varieties, true to name, and square
fence or a fourteen foot fence. Like No.LOS New Market St., FhlTa,Fa. FOR QUICK RETURNS AND PHENOME- treatment. Write for prices, stating your
profits,plant Satsuma, Tangerine wants. We can please you. Phoenix 'NU1'88erles
human deings, it depends on how they SPECIATIES; and King oranges on rough lemon stock.I ,Braldentown,Fla. Established In 1882. ;
;' .are'raised. To keep hens from flying also have Parson Brown, -
ington Navel, 'Marsh Seedless Grapefruit, I Need Money
make them 'work. Give them Southern Berries ,
something Villa Franca Lemon anion year'old: sour oranges -
to do. idleness is the cause of and Trlfoliata plants. Write for prices. Therefore,I wjll sell my large stock of Orangeand
George E. Snow, Eastlake,Fla. 10-9-6m, Pomelo! trees at very low prices. All the best
all vices among poultry, such as feath-. Fruits and Vegetables; and popular varieties of Orange and Pomelo
{ trees from 3 to 6 feet high. Address for particulars -
er-pulling, egg eating, etc.-Farmer's PEDIGREE SMOOTH CAYENNE PINE- W, K Trimble, Braidentown, Fla. tf
-Guide. Trlfoliata For Hedge Imported stocks, of years
careful selection. Every sucker taken from FOR* SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acres
That Florida grown sugar cane willmake Eighty Thousand Trifoliata plants for plants that have produced extra large, fine i. 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and
Hedgesor for stocks for Citrus Varieties. fruit. E. A. Peck, Qrlando, Fla. 10-9-6m tobacco growing. W.B. Cbirkson,Jacksonville. .
syrup as good as. can be produced Fla.
in Grandest Hedge Plant for the South.
the world has
{ been proven time and again, but we raitland Park Fla. tf Tangerines, 50 cents per 100 by and Buds. Write for prices eta.
mail, $t.OO per urn by express. H. Friedlander i 23 tf W.H. MANN. Mannville.Fla.
that it.is
> hear many complaints too Interlachen, Fla. 10303mH .

_ thin, will not keep, etc. Our farmershave POULTRY YARD FOR SALE-With or

I been for and PLANTS: Lady Thompson stock Good chance for man of
i raising cane years STRAWBERRY, etc. Send for price list. small means to get a home in Florida. Ad-

_ Florida, syrup: when up to the standard $5 AN ACRE.CROP J. B., Beach& Co., Melbourne, Fla. dress 1018-2.( S. W.Manucy Box N., Fernandina.- '

/:is always in demand. The troue -
can be produced every month of the yearIn POR SALE OR 'EXCHANGE-Latest Im-
se mTto be that'our farmers are T70R SALE-A fine pack of Fox Hounds
South Florida, on land that is pur- proved Reliable and Praire State Incubator A ,
f to the and brooder. Address, Box 6UO, Winter thoroughly trained. Address Oeo...
eitlier'ignoran't as proper way chased at $5 an acre on the installment Park. Fla. lH( -3tlTASHINGTONUSPKCIESiOTf Lewis Attapolgus Ga. 10-18-3
:to boil it, or purposely refrain from so Good climate and good health.

E21 -o' ;'doing., Most.of them allow it.jo boil Write for information. er California, FRESH MILK COWS write
x W 10Thomas&Lewis,Bainbridge, Oa.
CLASS D. KNAPP, lawyer, Most Beautiful, Rapid Growing Hardiest -
fiv;. just;: long enough to give it a tinge of Avon Park. Fla. Palm.Seed now ripening. Packet >by: mail 25 ,
,.:" .tsweetness and'then are disappointed cents Thousand $2.50E.. H. HART.FederalPoini
[ -when they find no sale for this article FOR'SALE.-Pure-bred Berskshlre Pigs.( Pure breed hens,only W cents In
:'Ojf I Information lots of six or more If taken soon. The Island
a .of few boil it sufficiently f. 0. b: cars. For further
iJ spup.A MARTIN-A Pure Bred. Registered,
: I address H. T. STBOUT,Fruitland MILO Poultry Yards,Fernandlna. Fla.
the not only additional Bull for sale. Pike$40. I make t 92SfllHB-&
Tt longto give syrup Park,Lake Cb., Fla. 1.3).3WANTED () change to avoid inbreeding., C. A. BACOW Or-

:" .. '. sweetness but the proper thick mono, Florida. .10-*-3 NEW SOUTH CULTIVATOR is supeJL -

'. :ness and these are able to competewith from 2000 to 3000 extra fine grape rerior to all other It can be adjusted to
!.: geriae and pineapple buds. State NOT buy budded trees on old hard 'cultivate any crop, from a strawberry patch to
;+;;: 0'" .the New Orleans article and age and kind of stock age and size of bud. DO stocks when you can get them on new i an orange grove, without extra attachments.
} find sale for their 'output Nothing but ,very beat stock wanted. Two j healthy stock for the same price. Centennialand f :Sold on trial; satisfaction guaranteed. Price$5,
: :always year old lowest price. Satsumason sweet neW'sOOk. Addre8ll:freight paid. Bendjor circular.
Orlando Sentinel Address Lockbeoxfl.Leeesbtuge Fla. 10-90-6 H. rriedlander, Interlachen,Fla. T. X. CODBEY, Waldo, PM.

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?' /Kansas .... ..............! .... ..... September 1 'c .
.. C hsttahooocnee.f.:. ,.. .......,......."......... ... .._,. ........W.r. Fridayday, September 3
'4'-* :Gate. Gyt 1'. .. e',..... .-....!........... ....................................i Saturday, September 4 .
,Cit of Birmingham..".......,.................;....... ..... .............:Monday September 6 ? >
; *?; Nacoochee........ ...................... ;............,...................Tuesday, ,September 'I
r ? Tallahassee.................,..........................._.. ... Wednesday, September 8 : j .
; ,KftosasClty ............ ...-....... ..............................,....... Friday, September 10( I
Chattahoochee.................... ............:.. '..-r..............,..Saturday, September 11 .
>" :Gate City......*........ ........ ;.. ....:.........;........!.. ............Monday, September .
.City of Birmingham .. ...-.....,.....,....,................ ......' .......Tuesday, September H
'. Nacoocbee ..........!............... ..... ............... ..... '...Wednesday, September
Tallahassee.. ,..... .... ....... ......,.. .. ......... ........... Friday, September 17
J ay$ Kansas City....on. ...!............. ......................... .. .......,..Saturday, Be. tember 18 SAFETY! COMFORT! TIME LOW
.! ,.......!:....................:..................... Monday, September a QUICK RATES-!
Gate City...._ .......... ................................................ Tuesday, September 21 .
City of Birmingham............................ :.... ......... ....Wednesday September
Naooocbee...................................................;.........-...... Friday September 24 Flnest'Culalneand: ; Service. Nil Transfer Between Jacktonolllo and New Tor*.
Tallahassee............................,................................ Saturday. September
.Kansas City.....,....;. ........4..............;0................. .......:.Monday, September The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers:
Cbattahoochee........................!....................-............Tuesday, September 28 ,
Gate,City'...................................... .......................Wednesday, September I
i SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. .\. "Coiancte" (new), "ilgonpn," Iroquois," ;{ Cherokee Seminole I.:' :', .

'enml'190-.Meridian)) Time--as below. .
City of Birmingham............ ..............,......,.... .. .....;..Wednesday, Sept. 1, 11.00 am NORTHBOUND.
Nacoochee....................................,..............:............Friday, Sept. 3, 11.30 am .
;- Tallahassee ................................<...........................Saturday, Sept." 1230pm Steamers are appointed to sail according tothe tide.
Kansas City..................................! ............... .............Monday pt 6,3.00pm From ACKSOIYILLE at Charleston ........ ....... .
A .. ..... .. .... ... .. .. ,FLA., (calling ), Sundays Tuesdays and Thursdays.Qrom
Chattahoochee .................. .... : ..:. . :Tuesday: isept. 7, 4.00pm
Gate City.... .. ......'....... ................".....................Wednesday, Sept. 8,5.00pm CHARLESTON, S. C., .!............................ ......... Mondays,Wednesdays and FridaysFor i
r City of Birmingham...... ..,............................. ....;.;......Friday, Hept. 10,3.00 pm
4' Nacoochee .........,........... ,..s........ .. ........:............Saturday, Sept. 11,6.00pm hours of sailing see"Clyde Line Schedule or Jacksonville and Charleston dally papers
Tallahassee............... ..............:'''.''''''''.''''!'''''''''' Monday, Sept. 13,8,00pm -;.
: Kansas City t.............!.... ..,;..... ..;.. ............:...........Tuesday, Sept. 14,7.00pm .SOUTH BOUND. s
Chattahoochee............. '........ ...,,,........:.... ................Wedesday Sept.15,7.30/ pm ? .
:' Gate City.... ................................................i..........Friday. Sept. 17.1200m 'Steamers are appointed'to sail from Pier ,East River,New York at u follow! '
City of Birmingham.............................;............ .... ,...Saturday, Sept 1812.00m 39 3 p.m. :
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....... .... Monday, Sept. 20,1.00 pm CHARLESTON S. C. ............. ..........Mondays, Wednesdays tad Friday
TftJlahaaaee'i...in.t ..........f.......i............................ ....Tuesday. Sept. 21,2.00pm :,
'- HaneaaCity.. ........ ........".................. ..... ....i.'.....!....Wednesday, Sept. 223.00 pm For JACKSOIYILLE, ILL, (calling at Charleston) .........._.....Mondays., Wednesdays and< Fridays v;
Chattaboochee......}.......................... t:........7.......:........Friday, Sept. 24,5.00pm 'Ii'>!'
Gate City.....................:....................0 ..............;...Saturday, Sept.25. 6.00 pm
; City of Birmingham.......................................................Monday, Kept, 27, 4.00 pm .'
'j Nacoochee.......;................... ,}...,...............:....:........Tuesday, Pept. 28, 6.00 pm Clyde New England and Southern Lines ; .
Tallahassee......................................................*....Wednesday, Sept.29,6.00 pm ,

NEW YORK TO BOSTON. : Freight Only.

Calling at Charleston,S. C.,both wajs. -
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Pier 34 North Rlver-3

City. of Macon, Captain Savage, leaves New York on following dates: '' 't Steamers "DELAWARE" and "GEORGE W. CLYDE,"
Monday. Sept.6. Monday Sept. 20. '
Friday Sept. 10. Friday Sept 24. Art appointed to sail u follows '

Wednesday Sept.1S. Wednesday,Sept. 20. from .foot of Hogan Street,Jacksonville, From Iws Wharf, Boston,' ,
City of Macon, will handle ,freight only, not carrying passengers.' THURSDAYS.. .. 1ChY11E'S FRIDAYS.S


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Savage leaves Boston on following dates: -.
City of Macon, Captain # DE GARY LINE. <
Friday Wednesday,Sept.Sept.8,. 8. Wednesday Friday Sept., Sept.17. 22. Jacksonville, Palatka, Sanford, Enterprise, Fla., and Inter nedat&b;

Monday, Sept. 13. Monday, bept 27. Landings on the St. Johns River. /,
City of Macon.will handle freight only, not carrying passengers.. --S;\'.

Ocean 8.8. Co.. 39 Bull 8t Savannah Ga. "OITY OF JACKSONVILLE"i
W. G.BREWER, Ticket and Pass. Agent, '':.,
B. W. SMITH Contr. Freight Agent,Ocean S.S. Co..13 E.Eay St. Savannah, da, CAPT. W. A. SHAW, t to -
R. G. TREZEV A NT..Atrnnt Ocean S.S. Co.. Savannah Ga. .
t WALTER HAWKINS Fla. Pass.Agent Ocean 8.8 Co.,224 W. Bay Si Jacksonville, Fla. II appointed to sail. follows: :._
W.J. FARRBLL 8oL Agent Ocean&S. Co.,234 W. Bay St. Jacksonville, Fla. Leave Jacksonville ... .,,....Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 3300'a V
L. B. BARKER Trav. Frt.Agent Ocean 9.S. Co..224.W. Bay St. Jacksonville, Fla. Returning, haves Sanford.... ....;...................Mondays, WednescUjs and Fridays at; ooa.ra' -
W. H. RUETT, Gen'l. Agent Cent of Ga. Ry., 317 Broadway. N. Y. .
Eo K. BRYAN,Jr., Gen'!. Eastern Agent Ocean 8 S.To.,217 Brodway N.Y. ''H8TH BDUID -;.
W. B. ARNOLD Oen't.Tray, Vass*Agent Ocean S.S. CO-317 Broadway New York.R. SOUTH BOUIE, SCHEDULE. -
8.lI'RENOttd ol. Pass. Agent Ocean 8.:*. Co., 317 Broadway, New York.' Read Down. Read Up.
.E. R. GOODWIN. Sol. Frt. Agent Ocean 8.8. Co.,317 Broadway. New York. < r _.

M.C. HAMMOND, Agent Ocean S.Seo., New ier35 N. R., New York '' Leave 330p.m. .......................Jack.on.IUe................._.... Am.e looa.m .-
C,C.WALTON Ticket Agent Ocean 8$. Co. 87 Broadway York. .;, '. 4S" ..................... ...... Leave 8 00 p.m. -.
B. B.PRICE. Tr v. KrtTAgent Cent. of Gar Ry.,317 New York.New York.J. ':... .i 30Da.m. ............................ Astor ............................ J 30" "
W. H. UHOYTEAUX Trav. Frt. Agent Cent. of Ga.Ry-iSN 261 Broadway Broadway New, York.J. II 430 II ,..... ....................St. Praam ..........,............. '.:. 100" '
D HASHAGEN Eastern Frt.Agent Plant System ....i............. u..BeresfGrd.nu......n....... 1130 a.m. .--' ,_,,:...
.J.FARNSWORtH, East. Pass. Agent Plant System 261 Broadway. New,York.J. to 600 ..;................t....:..BInCSprings ................._ .". atop _' ,, -""-,,JC"?,:.".'..'..>'
.L. ADAMS. Gen'l. East.Agent P.C. &; P.R. R-,333 Broadway, New.York. .. ........... .. #"-;: .-,
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J.A,A.DeW.McDUFFIE.SAMP ON Eastern. Gen'l.Agent Agent G.0.&of; A.G.By-By.3TO) 306 lradway Washington New St.,York.Boston. IL 915 v- .. .................. ........ PnterprIse:......... ................ .. 93-- '.I;'>,,.-3.-?._-;.;r',;

J. A. FLANDERS. New England Agent Plant System,290 Washington St. Boston. CbODvin Z "
RICHARDSON &; BARNARD Agents Ocean 8,8. Co. 20 Atlantic Ave., Boston. General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., ;. <
CARROLL H. SMITH Agent C. of G By-33 South Third St. Philadelphia, Pa. ".. -? ,t. .
DANIEL LAMMOT, Jr.,Agent. C. &; P. R. R..40 South Third St., Philadelphia, Pa. W. n. WARBURTON P. A., 5 Bowling Green New York. ,.,.:,:;.' : ;;;--t'P. ':.
JNO. a GROFF,T.r. A.. Plant System 100 South 10th Philadelphia, Pa. M.. H. CLYDE Assistant Traffic Manager,s Bow lug Green,New York. :"'.". :::< :;: ;,
Ga.. Jr., Florida Agent, West Bay It., Jacbr.1YiDe.:: Fl. > -" ': =
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Honest Elections. by Intelligent whelming numbers. We invite the press dupes and followers] like the gold brick States. : '

Voters. of the State to give a hearty .endorsement men,andthe. makers of "green goods?"
The State of Connecticut has.amended 'of the position taken: by the leading Not so much that they ik' cei e us as that Last spring the government seed shop
its constitution making only those who papers of the State. they manipulate the ballots-not so much distributed enough seed without money
can read and write eligible to cast a ..bal The first step may be taken at the approaching that they deceive the voter's reason as and without price, to plant 227-.
lot. This is a move in the right:'direction .. election, and by the people that they are "passed- masters" of the 000 acres. If we could know how muchof
and an incentive to learning The I themselves. Give each party a repre- tricks of their trade. it was planted and the amount of the '

f safety, of a Republican form of government sentation at the polls, let all watch the Abuse these men do not dread, exposure crop produced, we would have a better

rests in the intelligence and virtueof count, and let a full report be made. Bee they do not fear. The law they argument than we now possess to shot

.. its people who have the power to make : that good men are given this responsible laugh at as long as they control the execution the folly of such a waste of the people Y
its laws.
position and during the let the money.
canvass of the law. But instruct the voter
The Florida Times-Union and Citizen I voter demand that every safeguard.bethrown and purify the ballot box and you cut f *
demands an honest ballot The Richmond atound the expression of his will. their heads off at '
the ankles. Most of
A waste of talent the
Times takes issue with;the Times- public demand the says Epitomist,
opinion change, them sink naturally and without
Union ;and Citizen's opinion and the wilt nptice sometimes occurs on the farm through
parties be obliged to fall in line, and into the penitentiary.Like .
keeping the boy at home and trying to
latter thus replies: the men chosen will be seated. -
the fever microbe not at
they are make a Tanner of him when his heart
_ ."What the Times have The
proposes we. Legislature thus secured be
I can home
among our people. .They are nourished and talent in other .
are some occupation.Not
'triedVe are only some years ahead of trusted to laws that the ballot
pass so in corruption, and they did by the
: farm born born
is farmer
boy a -
Virginia, because as you go South; Statesas shall.be secret, all parties represented at laws of their own being'in a purified at- every
and while find hard
well as men live faster and think "at the count, and intimidation driven ; parents many
,_ a galloping gait.", No State has lived the polls. Secure and mosphere. But, as we said before, our: times, to see their son leave the old hometo
secrecy, bribery contemporary,begins at the end of
fit himself for some profession other
,; faster than .Florida since the days of falls of its
own weight;; count honestly, the trouble when it purificationfrom
,reconstruction. We have been driven athigi'pres..que and the will of the '' expects than agriculture, yet if his talents lie in
people must be the
Legislature. Under formof
our fi
another direction it is unwise to waste
] and would
we the
give obeyed. ,
the ballot controls all
government, them by tying him to the farm againsthis
benefits our rich experience to others. The rest remains ,for the
press to do. and law is powerless, till the people express will. You succeed in keeping .
Our contemporary.would see an honest Deal honestly with may
the, people, inform a decision that can be enforced., him '
on the farm, but the chances are
,Legislature spring full-armed and immaculate them fully and promptly the issues be. While the ballot is dishonesty
public -
that will make him first-
T from ballot box. ,But fore them you never ,a
: a corrupt, : the records of the candidates, is at
;! grapeVare' not thistles premium. class farmerjhe farm is the place every
andonly the
on aqd
grown means theory.-'out-
proposed well the
', > as as ter from.experience, not time for the boy who loves it and lie
;;3,. corruption can spring from ''the-dist ends sought. Before the searchlightthus Ruralist. ,
ern .
}!.,;<1 honest. Begm-the reform at the ballot- thrown.UDon a campaign the dema- i should have every possible 'educational

4 # 1'' box, and when. an honest count has given gogue shrivels.into nothingness, the popular Gen'l. Weyler has been peremptorily advantage which will help hlnlto; attain .
the farmer ,, but
success as a if
you an honest Legislature, then you can will becomes the statute law, and recalled to Spain and is to be succeeded He ; '
fortify the advance gained, and go on to the voter puts on the breastplate of by Gen'l. Blanco, who will proceed to shows a bent for mechanics, or arts,
or music or for a classical education let
fresh conquests. knowledge against the arrows of deceit "pacification", of Cuba according to ,
We endorse every word of the above. and fraud. -, the methods of.civilized warfare. Patients him follow his bent. But many childrenare
If Florida and other Southern States had Because this is in sent to college who would have been
course not pursued,nth e hospitals.will no longer be murdered -
elections based on intelligence and hone evils deplored by the Times are upon us, nor women and children starvedby much more useful and prosperous op the
t I estv, a secret ballot, fred from bribes and and the South, despite her splendid< in confinement in cities 'without food. farm instead of becoming fourth'ratepreachel'B :

e intimidation, we would have intelligent dustrial and financial progress, is rapidly The'insurgents will positively refuse to lawyers doctors.

legislators. who would make laws, not drifting upon the quicksands of political accept,autonomy and, be satisfied only s +.

fgr a.class but for the interests of-' the "degradation and corruption," as :Jour; with entire independence of Spain, and Industrial training in. the common

"people as a whole. The intelligent people contemporary,strongly puts it. Why do claim that, they are stronger than ever, school is one of the great needs of the

uninfluenced by demagoges of I both> the political tricksters' perennially.flour and that their case.is not near as desperate South, and will have more effect in
parties are ready for such methods, and ish among us, and why do the same men as that of:Spain., Miss .Cisneros has ing the boys and girls on the farm keep than?
when they prevail, the class of citizenswho deal again and again in the same schemes been delivered from prison bv aNew knowledge gained in the agricultural
build up States will come in over under different and .
names, still find York Journalist and now in the United lIege. ,
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