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 13, 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: UF00055765:00154
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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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M>: |:fHU L The Largest Fruit Growers \ ,.. '..... .. '" .'<..';.',-::_ .r ; .

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I ,_ .llljAUTY'! tffliiLJOWE5T r BESFEESIO] : (!) P AQF.! NEW CATALOGUE NO AGENTS -. .J.,"

FREE of the Reliable
0 fiRICFS We shipped more peaches from our own orchards this 15 Years Established _
season than all other growers in this section combined .
"-* FREIGHT 131 I ,and'made big HONE at it.pvwm '

i : ?l Bifn Trees Prom NUR8ERMEN -. Glen St. Mary Nurseries :, '., < .:

ii: : 'Allrl tl( %WHO 'BRE FRUIT GROWERS '. Guaranteed>> Varieties. Fruits and Orna ,. -' 3 "' :r-
.. mentals. No insects. No connection. .
with any other nursery s
,Everything for the South. WH. --:
liU AGENTS GleenS May, Pia.. .
.:Peach, 'Plum, Pear, Persimmon, Citrus Fruits, 'Grapes, .' .

Nuts Ornamentals Roses Etc. Etc. Etc. ..,
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350 Varieties..A MILLION and a half trees. Over 300 acres.
No BETTER stock to'select from. None so'LARGE. #
If New'Catalogue with over 50 Illustrations, 20 New Photographic Views; Free ont -
application. .... -

THE GRIPPING BROS.Co. lac.. Macclenny.: "
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Successors to,W. D._ Grifflng. Fla. THE LAKELAND NURS.ERIES. !


'SATSUMA.ORANGE (Seedless), EUREKA LEflON (Seedless). : .

... C. :2TC. 7'Z CRRSH, PROPRieTOR. : ;,.
Refuge Valentine and Best of AU, fa 75 per bushel. Golden Wax,Black Wax,and Ward. :':
wells;'Kidney Wax: $3 25 per bushel. Lettuce, California Cream $i 50 per n<1. ORANGE LEMON LIME AND POMELO TREES.. ; -j
_: k $s oo to f j oo per pound. A full'line of,fresh and reliable Seeds as low as first-class Sees .
,3' can be bought for Florida and Georgia., Rye and Rust Proof Oats. For prices and varieties Send for Descriptive, Catalogue. LAKELAND. FLA. i
write! Catalogue to
.Ii. CAMERON,. SeedsJn.an: ; '
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,: Offers to the public this season the finest Citrus Nursery Trees grown'in an experienceof POMELO ETC. ETC ,.',
thirteen consecutive' years., The stock is large and includes the following widely ,
known and thoroughly approved varieties, viz: Satsuma, Mandarin, Parson Brown, :- -
i Wood For Sale
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_' ,Boone's Early and Centennial. %Jaffa,Majorca,Ruby Blood,Stark's or Enterprise Seedless :

;Pineapple, Homosassa,and Tangerine. Tardi and Kin;,Duncan and Marsh Seedless Dormant Budding on Trifqliata Stocks to order. ;
Grapefruit Seedless Villa Franca Lemon (matchless). Oblong Kumquat(superior
(to the,round). Budwood at all times. Prices reasonable. Prompt attention to cor A Mllino., of Fruit Trees, Field Grown, Roses, Camellia Japonicas., Ever;
respondents. Address all'communications and make all remittances payable to >;. 5 greens etc. ,<_ ..

;Mi]:wauiee :Florida Orange Co, NEW LIST NOW 'READY. -':' ..


D. L. PIERSON, Montlcello, Fla. I


: Sateuma, Mandarin, Tangerine and King Oranges and Seedless Pomelo,'all on 15,000 BUDDED TREES
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r' fCelestial. Figs Mulberries,Peaches Fears,Plums,Roses Grapes, Persimmons and All the choicest varieties of citrus fruit on sour or wild lemon '

'. .\ ,Ornamentals.. ..... Everything times.clean Send and for healthy Catalogue.and prices to suit the,hard roots,,grown on high, loose, scrub hickory and spruce ridge land. -
% 7tICHDI7 :NURSERIES Also strawberry plants of newest: varieties, and a full line of tropical .

t G.,.S..OIBARDF.A.U, Prop., -. .:.,; .. .. 'Montlcelltf, ,Fla. and,semi-tropical fruit and ornamental trees and.flowering plants.
a: 4 Catalogue on application. -

\ low JOHN B. BEACH Indian River 'Nurseries ?.

IS: THE TIME ,'.'>. .
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'" eo. To send l your orders for FALL and SPItING delivery.of FRUIT TREES and ROSES, WEST PALM BEACH, ':FLA.FRUITS e '::.. : _
ETC.._We are prepared to receive orders for 60 000 Citrus and other"trutttrees. We can .
t furnish all the standard varieties of Orange and Pomelos, budded on'the Sour; Sweet. and .
: r Trifoliate stock. Our trees .this season are first-class and the best we have ever grown TROPICAL and 5eal
before. Write us for prices. .Special prices on large orders.Budwopd V Tropical plants and trees -
'. VEGETABLES should be set out at once'f ,
to get established before ,
't r From ::Bearing Trees. PRODUCEWd \Winter. We mean es
receive and sell tn ear load or mjJler lots,' pedaUy Pot-Grown :;,-<:
43. : w?will* furnish Budwood for dormant budding< of all the leading varieties of Orange and all Products of the GARDEN,OSCHABJ,DAIStTHSlfirEBY t 1 for Stock Citrus and Citrtu.list and Send An.. :"-/
"-- s 4''Pon &;prepaid to any part of the State. Price,40 cents per 100 or 13.W.per 1000. and TAS1L Market&Dorts. anal Catalogue, fall of .'
;c. Jpr For:full particulars address. INTEKLACHEN. NURSERIES, ,. 'Reference,etft,free upon appi+cat1oD. Addje Everything for Florida.
"-:} )'., *Sp rn'" .- lie< Liberty Street PITTflBTTSOH.Fena*. We send by MAIL.:Express
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throughout the UNITED STATES as producing the FINEST FRUIT EVER PUT i .

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.' Purchase your plants from the PIONEER GROWER of Fancy Pines; and you }
Kf-f get a ftUAJlANTEE that are absolutely TRUE TO NAME.

Price List now ready. WRITE, AT ONCE. 191 s.--Keatings: :

1 ,BOX 614. GEORGE I. RUSSELL, Orlando, Fla. ,

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"' ,:.:tnerrOH. PULLMAN'DRAWING- BOOM CABS; DINING CABS, Americans the PrizeWinners.I tobacco grower. The grower valuestoo 4

i'J K 1HOEOUQHPASE OOAOHE3, VESTIBULED,TRAINS. have i in former times, for years little his own part of the work..
"n I A' been an exhibitor at fairs, both in live If the tobacco leaves the grower's'
stock and fruits. And when the hands fifteen cent tobacco, the r curer
:.f :. NORTH, EAST AND WEST.. judges are competent and the number or betuner can only finish it as fifteen
of exhibitors large, I have learned to cent tobacco. If it leaves the grower's

;:.Tiff DAILY TRAINS BETWEEN FLORIDA AND THE EAST. have a certain respect for a prize win-' hands, a part of it grading'from $3 to
ner that no amount:of vituperation can $5 per pound, the fermenter will finishit
Washington'and Southwestern Limited .. lessen. We have continually heard in that grade if he does his work
f.! inexpert tobacco who are
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And tho United States Fast Mall well.The
: blind of the Cuban
__f worshipers system, truth is the price the tobacco
OSLT: who, on the street, corners cry alo'ud, I will bring is unchangeably fixed by the
"There is but the Cuban-
none good
way the tobacco is grown. Very much
: ONLY 27 HOUBS JAOISOJTYILLB TO NEW YOBS and besides him there is. no other I also, depends on pole curing.It .

god. In the midst of this continualdin cannot be too much emphasizedthatit
MUT tfM d Tttta wapoead of Latat XmprorwS Pullman Slwptni Cart &ad Hotel Dis* both in the press and on the depends on the selection of soil,
IDa Call through Phtiidtiphia without,New chance York to tad Waelntoa the! Firrt,&1i1mo", streets, I carefully scanned the,list of the quality of seed, the formula and
individual prizewinners at the ,Lake I amount of fertilizer and cultivation and
i City tobacco fair. Of course the'col. the pole-curing. Just as it is the kind
.THROUGH. PULLMAN DRAWING-ROOM SLEEPING CARS BETWEEN lective exhibit is ruled out' as'that.was of steel that goes into, a knife deter.
f JAOKSONVILLE AND NASHVILLE. a State collection ,first exhibited at mines its value, so it is the kind of to.* .
f BiMBMHnMBMM MMHBMMHMM BBTkrwilk Nashville and then,at lake City. The bacco that goes. into the curer's hands
.". '" Steeping Car Daily Jacksonville to exhibitor made no pretense or claim of that determines its value; be'can

Cincinnati via Asheville;Through the growing the tobacco he exhibited. change its qualities no more than the

..: ,1 J "LAND_ OP THE SKY. But'the individual prizes were other-. knife.maker changes the quality of
,wise,-especially the large one of$50. steel; he,simply puts together what is
:. tnibrat4let One hundred,pounds of tobacco in him.Ve do ,not belittle the
I' 3tit y'to raft, tiOhtdvJlleepiDI ... r... .tlou, Its. aM tit given
My+-.1IeIIt4. .Boc 1181ux.Y alrlu- oooon-otioats;' all forms that,the exhibitor chose, was fermenter or betuner, but we insist that
f to be exhibited for,the prize. The report he be furnifhed th the best of steel.. -
L. 1.8HPMAI, yiotidA PMH Agt SIS fltet Bajr Street JaoksonrlUt, F'I... states' there were a number of ,-E. W. Shanibarger, in Orlando Rey. -
z-IL: GULP. 'W' A.. TUBE s..1L HARDWIOI, high class exhibits in the class, and p)rtl. -
e fflLS'STBLa @eu,pine AtiU3tOw.Patt.Ai that the first premium,was awarded to ... -
Wa b1Ar+.aa.b.G. Atlaa....
Stick to the Land.
Prof. F. B. Hoodie if I read the .
May...2t 1897. .A_ .. '.''
: awards aright and ,there were some The farseeing American farmer
.. : \ ... sixteen or twenty-but few, if any, says: There never was a time in the

uggiWPhaetonsStireysTmpsHatjessBy [ were made' to Cubans, even in the history of the world when .it. was more

direct from fattory'a. Wholesale PrlCfI. 30 per'Cta" IIn 'r'fl.r:. lower classes, Americans winning all dangerous for a man with a family, or

: Or In plaingure&TesUmonl Wrlteforlllnstr&tedCataloiUesbowlnlaten.stYles. Irumeverfatate'H/ best. .... the prizes. S one ,who expects some day to have a '
"4 "$' ,awardaworld',4I8pl&7attheN&sbvtne( ..FalrandAtlanta uon.Ex rttet0-4a1fotfreeCatalo tlOD..Tbela.rgCfo &Dd fiDes' ,k; \u.\'... .I',:: The injury that this blind Cuban family, to let go of his land and J trysomething

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Grove 4 Orchard. well here and certain ,others would Third.You can secure a better assortment have frequently planted in the spring, i .:. '

nOL This tree peddler, as well as of varieties and can usuallyget to plant an the fall. ,How contented :';.. '
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or -- -- ( :- others who sell trees and peddle a better grade of trees in the fall man feel who has set out his, ,1. :
-'fh-e Joppa Late Orange.Editor them, will condemn the Persian typeof than in the spring, since in the fall orchard or planted his garden this fall, ,'
Farmer and Fruit Grower: for this section. Not when he his
peaches a large nursery blocks are unbroken. sees trees leafing out and .
This valuable orange was originatedat hundred.yards from my house stand Fourth-Nurserymen have more growing so nicely next, spring, while _

San Gabriel, Cat, by ,:Mr. A. B. two Thurber peach trees; they are time to wait upon you in the fall and his neighbors are waiting impatiently .:

Chapman, from seeds obtained by over twenty years old. They have can give you better attention and more for the over-taxed nurseryman to send ':; '

him from Joppa,. Palestine. :Mr. borne many large, nice peaches that I prompt attention. the stock ordered next spring, which :

,I Chapman is very extensively engaged have sold, for two cents each, and bid Fifth.-You have more time to may not, arrive until the season is far

in citrus culture. He has importedand fair to bear many more. A neighbor plant in the fall than in the spring advanced.A .

,grown most,every known variety, has four Elberta peach trees;.,he has and the soil is usually in better con- writer, in his long experience in .

and considers' the Joppa about the I sold quite a lot of them at $i a peck dition for planting in the fall. the nursery, says that he has but few

most profitable to propagate extensive and the trees look well consideringthe Sixth.-If you plant in the fall the complaints about orders that _

ly. The Joppa orange does not drop; lack of intelligent management work is done; but if you postpone until he has.filled in the fall, for the reason

it is'very tenacious" and keeps on the Talking with another man, who lives spring her work may prevent andit that he has not been overcrowded in .

tree till.very late without deterioration.The two miles away, he said the best peachhe may be years before the planting is the fall; his blocks of trees have not

markets often become glutted, on knew of_ was Stump the World. accomplished.It been broken into or disturbed, and in ,. t

account of most varieties coming in The trees did well and bore well with has been my practice to- plant as every way he is in better condition to "

all at'once; 'the Joppa hangs on ,the .' him. My old friend, J. E.. Acosta, largely as possible every fall. Withme supply his patrons. Trees are usually

t tree till there is a demand for choice surprised,me more than anyone else as with other'people, spring is a dug early in October and orders are .

oranges at high' prices, or can be twenty-five years ago by his manage- hurried season, when many things demand filled from 'that time until the snow .
{ picked early. The fruit is sweet from ment,* or rather'lack of management, attention. am sure I shouldnot flies. Perhaps the largest number of -

the time, it commences to color. The of peach trees. He set them in the be able to plant allthat I have to trees are planted in November.

fruit is very uniform, oblong, medi- corners of his fences and neither prun- plant, ,in the spring. Last fall I planted .-- ".
um to large, and practically seedless, ed cultivated thinned the fruit.
nor among other things,a row of dwarf Mineral Manures For Fruit. -
thin rind, very solid, and free from And of will bear <-
many us testimonythat pears across my garden. Before we The cultivation and growing of fruit '
fluff or rag. The pulp is fine, juicy never ate better of "
we peaches
were half through the spring's pack- is each year becoming more nearly an .
and very sweet. The tree is an upright that variety. I saw my friend one ing, these fall-planted pear trees had exact science. It used to be thought .
.R and vigorous grower, has nothorns autumn before he died and he seemed .
leafed out and made a considerable that when the trees were set and al- .
: -it entirely thornless- :-thus sad to think that no one would cometo growth.: Since I passed these trees lowed to grow (for an indefinite and -

: 'to .the fruit does not get damaged as it get his peaches and figs He esti-- several times a, day on my way to my uncertain number of years they might kbegin
does trees. We can speakfor .
on thorny
mated that hehad bushels
fifty rot on
office, I was continually reminded to bear fruit, either alternate :"
this the latest and best
. ,orange as the ground and no one would come to during he spring and summer .of the seasons or at longer intervals, if in-
.' as:;we have fruited it:for several years take them as a, gift. He did not see advantage of fall planting shown by sects, frosts and other unfavorable conditions .
in Florida. We fruited this remarkable
any use'in budding. Every pit under this row of dwarf pears. Now'(July interfered. The idea of,making -
in in Florida in
orange our groves favorable circumstances would make a i5th) there is a new growth on these the fruit crop a certainty
for the first time and recommend every
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tree as good as; the parent. The only dwarf pear trees, of from twelve to year was in, comparatively recent ,
it as a perfect orange in every drawback in it that I saw was that.he
eighteen inches of branches, whereas, times scouted as an absurdity. Yet it "
respect, the most prolific in growth of had a feast of peaches in July and a if the trees had been set out this springnot is just this idea that the majority of

all, than and'is'HSrt's from' Tardiff fifty to sixtydayslater Valencia famine in June and August. one-quarter of that growth could progressive: fruit growers are aiming at, .

S' Give me a place near a dwelling, have been expected. I.am sure these and which, with regard to some kindsof
Late. The late freeze necessitated
stable or poultry house, where the tree dwarf pear roots made some growthlast fruit, has been achieved. The small
1 rebudding of some of ,our grove gets abundance of fertilizer; let plentyof fall. It is usiftl' for trees plantedin fruit'crop is only prevented from be-

trees and all of rebudding was weeds grow around it after it is the fall to make root growth before ing a certainty every year by spring

t ,made from our Joppa Late variety. once established, and I would feel certain winter sets,in., Surely a tree or plantset frosts and summer droughts. Both of

Following is an extract from report of plenty of peaches almost every out in fall has every opportunity to these are measurably within control of
E. H Hart in Thomas' American
by : year from any variety of peach.It. become established in its place to receive the fruit grower. ,By means of irriga- .
ti Fruit Culturist '
i: "Joppa. Originated seems to me that a peach tree
the benefit of the long spring tion, which the small fruit, crop will
inf from seed Mr
1877 procured by needs three times the fertilizer that ,
an rains and to begin growth at the earli for is
generally pay. drought no longer .
A. B. Chapman of San Gabriel, Cal.,
orange tree does; is much more impa est possible moment. feared, but rather welcomed. All the .
from Palestine. Tree thornless and
tient of stagnant water and has a harder Surely there, are some things that non-irrigated berries will be wholly or
i strong growing. Fruit oblong, almost fight with insect enemies. should not be planted in the fall suchas partially failures
; securing good
seedless, with thin rind, solid juicy pay- -
peach trees, for instance, or some ing prices' to those whose are
and Can be
.,j 'very sweet. gathered Plummers Fla. other half hardy tree or plant, and saved by irrigation.Yet :
wIt or left on the tree until midsum-
some ornamentals that are not hardy with
even regard to small fruits
mer.' Said to be the heaviest orange Our correspondent has lived,so long enough to stand fall plantings such as few suspect that it is water in the soil
: grown,and one of the most ,beautiful, in Florida that he ,seems to have
And be
roses. yet roses may plantedin fo make mineral fertilizers available .
'and some regard the flavor as hardly adopted the fence corner of fall if ; : .
system the protection by coveringwith which mainly makes it so necessary
it and
first-rate others praise highly fruit growing. We have seen scores straw or earth, or some other ma I in growing small fruits. They are,
think when better- known it will
of miles ,of cherry trees in Germany terial. indeed
largely composed of water.
be: l largely planted.. Many of the growing along the roadside under this habit of{
I People have: formed the But unless the fruit be watery and of
EJ' choicest varieties of oranges owe their system of culture, practically taking planting in the spring, since dur- poor quality the water which the

t ,peculiar: excellence to admixtures, care of themselves and yielding considerable ing the fall the. forest and orchard roots take to the vines must have its r
.more or less remote, with some other fruit It is certainly betterto
and vineyards are in foliage and the due proportion of mineral constituents "
f.. members .o!. the cluus.l: family. Some have fence corners-if there must planting impulse does not arise so to give the fruit colOr' and quality, as

ti.; ', 'recent hybrids of C. nobilis C. pomelanes be fence corners -occupied by a fruit naturally as in the spring. Thus, the well as to perfect the seeds. It is

;::{ have developed a superlative} refinement tree than by weeds and briers. But great bulk of orders are .sent to the probable also, that sunlight is neededfor

T- : in, certain lines, indicating the.wide-awake progressive orchardist. nurseries in the spring, and far less in this. In wet, muggy and cloudy .
-o.,' that when in'the course of time tie raising fruit for commercial purposes, number in the fall. This brings a great weather, though there may be mineral
'efforts of shall have
i experimenters as a money-making business, goes in pressure upon nurserymen every substance in the plant to perfect its
f been crowned with a fruit combining"with .for,a "no fence" law and thrifty trees spring. If the spring is a cool one and seeds the fruit will lack the high

i. harmonious proportions the bestqualities in well cultivated fields. summer does not come too rapidly, quality which it would have if the'
::;;- { of all, the result will be an nurseries efforts
by extraordinary sun's light on the leaves had '
; : worth supplied
l'- ,orange? having.: Six Reasons Why Trees Shonld be manage to fill their orders in a very it with carbonaceous matter. In fruit f

-":'.,..< ''Lakeland- 'Fla.K C. M. MARSH. Planted in the Fall. creditable manner; but in case the this is sugar. In potato it is starch.

". -4. First-If plants and vines are spring is short and hot, as,was that of The mineral keeps the leaves healthy
:r. t planted in the fall, nearly one year's 1896, nurserymen are simply blocked and nature does the rest. .

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,* /ioher:day ;and took pains ;to "tell(mel Second You can buy trees..cheaper Surely, the experience of the spring of of stable manure on them, which < '

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::: 'Pig's- Foot Brand" Blopd and Bone at $17.00 per Ton: _

at the of 'fruit It is
:a expense yeast ferment or sweat that breaks of
Tobacco. edge the desirability of citrus fruits,
better for a young tree not to make
than fifteen down the aromatic gums and softens fertilizers and locations was gained :*
twelve of
more or
.. new wood : ,It will dothis :: and expands the tissues; and the ammonia from the scores made at the Florida 11
per year ,
on cultivated soil that is rich 'enoughto Tobacco In the Flatwoods. ferment that acts on the nitrogenous State Horticultural Society's exhibitions -

compounds of the leaf, freeing and the desirability the State
: grow corn crops, without any except In an editorial in your issue of Mon- and mellowing the nicotine and reducing Tobacco Association's adopting a scale

mineral manures, and these day November i, entitled One Lesi i the less
stable ones to ammonia of points should be raised at the, next
chiefly dtash. If these do notkeep, son of the Fair," are several statements which oxidizes the soluble salts to the annual meeting.The .
:. 'the tree in bearing condition, the reason in to tobacco
regard growing
saltpeters..that the
largely give
is because sharp, great diversity of soils and conditions
probably vegetable the fiatwoods of Northeast Florida to tongue-biting flavor characteristic of in Florida
can produce tobac
4 matter in-the soil has decreased untilit which
I take
as I believed
exception Havana As far
cigars. as my obserc os that will form cigar combinationsto
'can"no'ionger furnish carbonic aci these soils properly treated will produce yation and, experience go in Florida. suit the most fastidious smokers
gas to keep the mineral plant food filler tobacco ,
a that will silence
these results are gained molt satisiac-from light and mild to full and strong
soluble. In such either.
case stablemanure cigarmakers,who say, "Florida tobacco torily well-drained flatwoods or low i in flavor, but only part of these conditions -
or green manure should be lacks and flavor and J
strength don'twant
pine hammock-grown tobacco. filled
,are by the high land tobaccos -
under until the
plowed supply of f it if
we can get the imported It is an to that there
humus is restored.. Havana." error suppose ,.and the low pine hamnJbck and
is 'chlorine in the flatwoods lands of f f
flatwoods soils will be heard from in
It heavier
requires of f
applications These
complaints are founded on Florida. The experiments of French t the future.-E. S. Hubbard in Times
mineral for .
orchards thanfarmers
manure ,
results from using tobacco grown on scientists show that there is not 1 Union and Citizen. -
: are used to giving to their high light lands, and it is axiomaticin enough chlorine in the fog that' rises .

grain crops. One hundred and fifty tobacco culture all over the United from the'sea to be detected by the Judge Pulling's Address '
pounds of phosphate'per acre are as States that on light dry lands tobacco
most delicate chemical tests and the
On account of the cool weather
,.much as the grain crop can profitably is mild and thin flavored while the very
on from the
most i is
spray severe storms on : last
Monday evening Pulling
use. Such a small dressing would be lands
it is
heavy and
"'. strong high or driven but a short distance inland and I Had a audience bear
only a small part of what a .bearing rank flavored meagre to i
according to fertilizingor
quickly disappears in the .
orchard:requires. Owing to the tendency culture. drainage w a his address on "How to Grow'To
ters. Chlorine makes a black or dark bacco."
That is small audience
of mineral fertilizers so
to revert Tobacco leaves, like those of all ash char but the
or tobacco I have
far talk farmers
as a to
was concerned
insoluble forms it is well ,
to applya other plants, are: a combination of carbon this and
am manufacturing
grown year now few
as were The business
moderate each very present.
10 dressing and
year. nitrogen The
I burns as a filler with a tough
: American Cultivator.It attending, though, thoroughly -
aroma comes from the oily aromaticgums
pearly white ash that holds on the enjoyed his remarks. Judge
and the strength and flavor whole length of the cigar.
is not long since the cane sugar i fitfm the dried nitrogenic protoplasmicsap The organic humic acids of and Pulling is a very entertaining talker,
new, what he said in
product of the'world was' twice that and the transitional stages 6f f the unsweetened flatwoods was conversational -
are style, he (impressed all with
V yet
of the beet. Ten years''ago the residual waste
product product, nicotine doubtless detrimental
to tobacco the
the fact that he understood his subject .
s of each was nearly equal, that of which appears, to form most freely
same as they are to clarifying He commenced
sugaron at the seed-bed
cane somewhat in excess. Last yearthere when the,plant is well supplied with i the muck lands of Florida, and are -showing how it should be
y was of beet sugar 4, the basic alkaline salts lime I prepared,
... 773 ,potash,' partly responsible for the blisteringand and said that ,he had ,never had
'tons, of cane 2,43'2,000-7,205,000 in: and magnesia. It is worthy of not ,charring that often affect barn- failure at'this point Then he took
all There is 50 per cent. more produced that on high lands these salts are cured
cigar wrappers from tobaccogrown his audience
to the field and
than in 1886-7, and the increaseis avoided by,the advocctes of crushe such lands explained
on but I have seen how to set the
all in beet sugar; grown in Europe, cotton seed meal young plant
#'. as they are supposedto tobacco grown on high lands which -that two boys would easily
in a temperate zone, where the, cane detract from a free and unlimited appeared to have had correct treatment half-acre transplant

cannot be 'grown.. We have a fine "burn." It is true that light mild tobacco that also behaved badly in this caution a a day, Just here
respect was but if the
:V V cane belt along ,the Mexican Gulf with a soft, flaky ash, grown on Tobacco that partly fires or is retarded is done necessary work;
., from.Florida to Texas and a: muchlargeI thin Florida lands burns carefutly ninety-nine out of ain
freely as dry in ripening by drought is unreliable hundred would live and thrive. The '
: territory admirably adapted to forest leaves has little more flavor and turn'on,nearly all soils, and the and
; the growth of the,beet but we have requires but a light sweat to cure sufficiently ture nitrogen leaf compounds be worming order and topping came on in
r may were fully explained.
been so busy in attempting overproduction for, manufacture but the as hard to burn as hair or horn shave Judge Pulling that there is,
Says less
of cotton and wheat that we heavy imported Cuban tobaccos that ings., n
have had no time to learn the cultivation have made the world-wide,reputationof I A scale of danger worm-not so many of
percentage points consisting them-if the plant is
of the beet for sugar. Havana cigars, require the careful of ten decimal
'. ratings, was the flower opens. He advised ,planting
manipulation of complicated compound recommended to the of
Through the efforts of the Cass a- jury tobacco close and working:down to a few
and months of
processes, ripen judges at the Lake Fair
Association City and it leaves on a stalk. 'we understand
daga Spiritualist monthly ing or seasoning to fit them for satisfactory was said they determined tneir awards
excursions will,be run from all northern that Judge Pulling will be glad to
Helen by this or a similar scale. have anyone interested.in the
points to Lake for one fare The Cuban growth:
processes are a combi- It is to be -
hoped these scores will of the weed visit
: :the winter. him in his in
Curing ; nation .of.'
two' ferments. The hr tlbe!
published, as much of the know l the block
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the proper'II',growing of the right kinds :Messrs. 0.,H. Ewing, H. G. Hast- QOAT1? :

'of tobacco,*will bring'the State more ings, ,George A. Long, T. Donnellyand KILLS : Ty

money by far than the orange crop George Gillette, of Interlachen, .ww..w rMDN1J -
ever did or ever will.-Sanford have formed a company to raise tobacco y '

l Chronicle. They have hired a Cuban TRRI1JUIC1 THRIP JUICE :, < .

S 4 expert to handle, their crop, which /
Tobacco Notes. will be on quite an extensive scale. Is Strongly Concentrated, and when { '

With the,right man at the head of ;'I I ii \ I Dilated as Directed, it makes .
The Orlando Board of Trade has I /: '
such a there will undoubtedly I the
company I I probably Cheapest In'i
received letter from W. G. Powell
a ,
be money in it. Tobacco is the A- secticide in the'World.. ; '
secretary of the Young Men's Business crop.-Palatka Times-Herald. .... i I "" :" '
League of Tallahassee, stating that in- ; '
quiries have been received from be- The report'of the, Florida Commis- OUlT1UTION pecial Directions1 CAlIONOIIUICCWlil rjJTa rHAMMOND'S I Used in Florida for 13 Years. : r' .

sioner of Agriculture for the year __:::".,:,.-.....-::- i ..). _: ,
tween 206 and,300 tobacco growers of .......'.:,t-." _'. I \ ,,,. .. -
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1896 .
101 "
Hopkinsville who are contem page ";:.7:::: :%: : : : I : :
plating moving, from, there and locating that with but'fourteen counties report 11.,"o'Ii.. r'it.n-t...r.u;: ':5kfP1RI. i', H. B. MARSH, General.. Agent, :sa, ;', _
in Florida to raise tobacco. They ing, thirty-one not reporting, 4,101 1f1t I Okahumka (Lake Co.), Fla. ;-' } ,
want information in regard to tobacco acres were grown, yielding 2,035,298 k._- ........SUM_ i-SHOT.......WMHS.* -I i prSold. by many merchants.HAMMOND'S '' wz.vi;:,,:? .' .' .*;.,;..
growing in Florida.-Orlando Star. pounds, which sold (for $529,995, an MAKES'IOOO '" ', '
SLUG. SHOT ': ': 1
average of 496 pounds per acre, and .. .
The Fort Meade Times states that an average of 124 cents_ per poundto FISHKILL-OH-HUDSON, IEW YORK. t' ,_J
W.A. Evans& Co. of Pembroke near ','
the farmer. This gives a 'cash re i. .
Bartow, have eighty acres cleared and
turn of $62.00 per acre old "If horse fast the driver -
is pound steer at two or three years goes too ,
irrigated for tocacco. The system .', ,
underground pipes and ,spraying,;the than...it did to grow a 500 or 600 lank, yells 'whoa?' simply meaning that the -

'stands being placed near enough so Live Stock. leathery specimen at four years old, animal should lessen its speed. If he "
and the benefit to the consumer was
that the water meets and shoots out between t paws the earth, tosses his head,stamps '
*** + ** ** *-*r**** + + + *-*****"" beyond computation. With the settlement
them. They raised. this year Let Us Alone.- of the stock question came a with impatience; or does anything he '

about 12,000 pounds.. Editor Farmer and FruI rower. settlement of unending broils and law ought'not, the same word is thundered "

Mr. J. E. Toraberlin has a fine This is not the first time in the hiss i suits, and sometimes bloodshed that into his ears. Any word used for so ,

patch'of tobacco. 'To it be appliedthe tory of the world that men pleadingthe grew out of the former_ state of injus- .many purposes is not good for much ,< =
quantity of fertilizer prescribed by cause'of injustice have cried out, tice. in case of emergency

"custom, and when he had finished, "Let us alone," nor 'that those who I speak as an eye-witness of these "With the best trainers, the word ...,

found he had a barrel left over. Selecting are conscious of having no real argu-' facts, having lived through the settle- whoa expresses the most important -"

the poorest, 'ground in the'field ment have resorted to the fallacy ment of the question in the State of command that can j be uttered.' And It j

he applied this to it broadcast. The called in logic argumentum ad homi-- Illinois and observed it in other adjoining has butone, meaning, not to lessen
difference it made was wonderful. The num. It is easier to call the man States. The fact is that the the speed of the horse but to1 bring '

exact limits of the exti a application are lazy, who, having bought with his title present status in Florida is notone, of him to a full stop. When this com
perfectly plain even at a distance by to his home the guarantee that he the peaceful reign of laws, but of illegal mand is given it is never allowed to .
the'size and color of the stalks. The shall have the undisturbed possessionand violence. All land titles originatewith pass unheeded, be disobeyed or half

party inspecting Js decided that it use of it, is being cheated out of fits the General Gdvernment, and observed. ;

would yield at the rate of 460 poundsto fulfilment, than it is to meet his just they warrant the holder the undisturbed "When you tell, a horse to go he -

the acre more than that portion of arguments, but no question involvingthe possession and use of the land always knows what you want, becausethe
the field which had received but the rights of men was ever thus settledor conveyed., When that'government is command has beeu used in all his

regular allowance. Tampa Herald. ever will be; nor in another way in due form appealed to to make good training with but one meaning But K -
that is not just and right, and such that title in and promise how is it when you say 'whoa?' Does =
H. E. Harman editor and every
will not down at any bidding. Whena he always stop at the word, or do you 4
will do so at the trespasser's cost.
etor of the Southern Tobacco Journal\
has to have to stop him with a pull, at the-
man managed buy a ,
poor '
is idle buncombe but
This not mere ,
of Winston N. C. visited the Tobacco
piece of land, to require of him to bearan lines? This is an important question. }
I informed has been tested
as am in
Fair at Lake City F la. and he said to ,
A horse is if
safe he
expense perhaps double what it has not altogether be
States than one..
'. the Times-Union and,Citizen more __
!'- repor- cost him, solely for the benefit of 0. F. L'AMOREAUX.. stopped in no way except by pullingat
"There is but difference
ter: one .
others, before he can enjoy any bene- the lines. A rein may break or a
'Florida's and that is Lee County. -
'I disadvantage, pre fits of what is his own, and because he snap may unhook, and the driver
: judice. But soon the world will know objects to call him lazy, looks to me Whoa, a Much Abused Word. may have to depend on the efficiency

that your tobacco is as fine as can begro'wn much like adding insult to injury. Dairymen must needs have horses, of words alone when the horse is ex- j ,
and will
anywhere, you secure All the arguments used to justify and the better dairymen they are the cited'or frightened. :Many runaway '
your price accordingly. I saw some this great wrong to the multitude to better horses they deserve. But withal might be prevented were all horses ,

tobacco wrapper at Quincy yesterdayso benefit a small class, by giving to them these horses should be properly train. trained to know and obey this one
fine and that leaves
silky 240 were free that to which they have no right, ed to observe the one command to little word. .
necessary to make a pound. It was a either legal or moral, were used with stop when spoken. In view of the "If a horse is impatieet when'at the -
of lot of that had sold
1 for part a- That fact alone is equal and often greater cogency in the very sensible article ,on this subject, hitching post, or when waiting for per1 '
$3 per pound. without: into great and prosperous. States that have which follows and was clipped from sons to get in or out of the buggy, I

eloquent further details.'enough" going long since done, in some cases, a the National Stockman some time ago, would command him to stand 'still,'
tardy justice to their citizens by pro might not the word "halt" be addedto or 'be quiet.' If he is fractious or in-

Several l weeks ago ,we had occasionto hibiting the few from gaining in a our horse vocabulary, and em clined to be too lively, when on the "

allude to this matter and we then "lazy" way what belonged equally to ployed whenever a full stop is de the ,road, I would, use the word
"placed the unsold tobacco at about a :all their'citizens unless they paid the manded? Until this, or something 'steady.' Such commands soon have

half million pounds, at the same time expense of getting it without injury to like this, is done, the use of the common meanings of their own to the mind of -

asking the State press to give it pub- their fellow citizens. In every case word "whoa" should be. restricted the animal, and the word 'whoa' is reserved '--'
licity in the hope of inviting the atten where such justice has been meted -as suggested. for its legitimate use.

tion of tobacco buyers and thus assist out, ,it was not long until, if the deci- "The driver's vocabulary," so says "When conversing with a good

the tobacco buyers to dispose of their sion of the question had been left entirely the writer in the paper referred to, trainer of horses, some days ago, he '

.crops. Diligent inquiries instituted to those interested in the raising "may contain (very few words, and gave me a bit of his experience in
since then convinces us that.we'were of hogs and cattle, they would not yet be sufficient for all purposes. The training a colt: "I was giving the '

guessing close to"the mark. Since that have, voted to 'turn stock loose as be common error is the use of too many colt a special lesson,' he said, trying .
time perhaps a",hundred thousand fore.Stock words. And this fault is augmentedby to make,him understand that when I

'pounds have been sold. This would raising and farming were giving too many meanings to the said 'whoa' I wanted him to stop, I

still leave four hundred ,thousand never really prosperous until stock same expression. The most abused ,had a halter on his head and a long', \
pounds of unsold tobacco on the farmers was required to ,be kept on land in word in. the whole list is 'whoa.' rope attached. I also had a rope
; '" hands, which does not,include which the stock man was interested as Whoever.would test the'-truth of this attached to the colt's lower jaw, so I

r. ,any ,in' :a packing house. The'buyer owner or renter. Nor is'this wonderful should stand a while on any street could punish him for disobedience,

: ,encouraged to come here, rather when you consider that 80 per cent and listen to ,the drivers. An hour even at a long range. I gave the colt "
) than that he should be discouraged by of what grows upon the land and is thus spent might convince one that liberty to run about pretty much as he

'the idea'that there is no tobacco left fed to stock returns tq the land to although much has been said and pleased insisting only that he would ..

,:subject to purchase with the farmer. make it'produce .again. It ,paid the written on this topic, there is excuse. stop when the command was given. ,;

'..Qwncy. 'Nei .Era.. -, stock'raiser far more to raise an ,i,8o0 .for, "All'went'well until' the,. breaking .. ,' "

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,. <" ? ..:t;' of a snap set the colt free. Then he that such cane, would, when manufactured

.,. : ,.".' : -t..." :-u.1.;, flew off'"making'ajarge circle around. FARMER aid TRU KER. into sugar by the best modern Strawberries on Ice

">' .:<'7' ".; \ P;'.!. me and refusing to. be caught. I felt ...... processes, yield, from 250 to 260 The celebrated T. &T. Strawberry Refrigerators

;',;;:.. '.;-' ;:1: .4, sure that; m_ y word. would ,stop the Sugar Cane vs. Sugar Beets. pounds per ton} of cane. The experi are the universal favorite of Florida-
:. ';; ; Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. ment at Runnymede of raising cane growers. Perfected after years of experi '
t : l'colt., at moment and knew
;-.. .. :. : any yet There has been a great deal of interest on the recently drained muck lands ence. Give$ood >service for good fruit.
;. '. ; ;': ', % it would b. it. '
to H
.. ; ; .use e shown throughout the was dot a success, but there is plentyof TRUBY &THOMAS,
:,,".. >::JJ:"i I : ,.'<';,L'->' '., ,would- have .stopped, only a m ment n, the beet sugar industry, and experiments land other'than the high pine landon Starke, Florida.
,' ?,' ': or'J/ ::; ;:"" ,' and then would have rushed. on i have been made by the Department which sugar cane.cane be raised and

:,'.,' .;.' :'. ,;>. {tY;...,, again. and nothing would have been _of Agriculture to determine by the application fertilizers a much d. SfEEKlER SEED ED., IMut i
1t larger tonnage can be produces the
the best for on
w ; region raising beets
:: To1 sugar ,
: gained keep shouting 'whoa'would
:,-- ." .-..... ...' .:.. .: so much interest has been taken in it sandy pine. land. MARY T. FROTSCHER President
-. ::: .ft'".. have been still worse for the that it is probable that within a few The. farmers individually cannotuse Successors to

If* '= .' .d:.';;'::r"' colt would then have soon learned years enough sugar will be made in the.modern processes of manufacturing Richard Frotscher's Gravier Street Branch Store,

.k., ,::: ...:''::.,;, ;'.-.-t ">,*: that he i could sometimes disobey that this country to supply all our needs sugar, on account of the large Nos.518 and gao Gravier St.,New Orleans, La.
''> {: .... command with and that and to Several small amount of capitalit 'would require Importers and dealers in Flower, Field and
;- <*J,:'.:.--*'P" .: ';. :', impunity,. some spare. articles ; Garden Seeds. Grasses,clover bulbs, seed
fc--, : --.::;!- .; f "was something I wished him never have appeared in the "Farmerand but if factories were started'on the tatoes and fruit trees in thtir season, .Conducted po

.:.-- '. '"A.,"'-, :........,..*." to find out. Fruit Grower" that indicate that plan of the beet sugar factories, thatis by through relatives Richard of the late Frotscher's Richard manual Frotscher.of 1896 Order. or .
; 1" '.' :: ... ,: j "So I coaxed'' .him and called himuntil the; question of the adaptability of su:: the farmers raise the cane and sellito| send for one free.
,:;'"";: ""';..:; ;.ti :. I got him into a corner. Then gar beets to Florida has been dis the factory at such price as they could

:.,:},,'':,:.} w, : .. as he was about to dash past me I cussed. agree on, a price that would be
:.;- .4 shouted' 'whoa! .and the colt stopped This is surprising-for sugar canes profitable to both, it would be a great ., $ :!
', : as suddenlY' as though he had been raised all over the State is a. small help to ,the .farming interest of the '-.. '1.'iR'3'' f;'1 ,"
; ;: shot. Before'he had time to start way by farmers, and according to the State. At present the farmer who makes 0:,, ... M rp 1

T .," off again I had him by the head- reports of the Secretary of Agriculture sugar from cane and uses the old process
: -: not punishing him for disobedience, more sugar can be made on the no doubt loses about one half of ''hera has never been a time when grow
: .j but petting him for his obedience poor sandy pine lands of Florida at the sugar actually in the cane, this care.rgBfaonld.There guard baa apaiost Defer been failure a time with when more
,..;: : to the one word of command that less cost than can be made from beetson would'be mostly saved by modern ,f always err.' Seed the were best.more For essential.Bale by They leading are

t "' ':,i, ,,; had, been given. the best farming lands of 'this-or processes. dealers!everywhere.! Insist on baring them.
.' '.' "So' long as I kept that colt,". the any other country; so that-it would ap A sugar cane factory would have a FERRY'S SEED ANNUAL
-man continued, "he..never found that pear that the sugar beet is not neededn decided advantage over a beet sugar I is full of information for gardeners and
planters. There will be
never a better time
: *. it was even possible for him to disobey Florida. In proof-of this it will be factory First as it costs the farmer k than now to Bend forthe 1897 edition.Free..
".W". '::. the command .to stop ,when I well to give facts and figures in regardto less to raise cane than it does to raise D. M. Ferry Co.Detrolt,Mich.

used the word ',whoa.' "-New Orleans the productiveness of both sugarcane beets they would.be_able to sell to the
C Picayune. and sugar beets in this country factory at lower price per ton than is EED
.. ." for beets the best
; ; and in Europe. paid by sugar fact
: ," v Let The'Team Walk. The report of the Secretary of Agriculture ories. Second, there is a higher percentage
} o = Roland Smith in the Farm of in the cane'than
5. Journ for 1891 gives the yield of sugar:
;; : ; al, says that one of his employers'kept beets per acre, 'and the average con there is in the beets which would
'. three large teams and make it more profitable to the
always tent of sygar in the beets of three manufacturer FAIRVIEW PINERY.
gave orders to trot them whenevera countries of Europe and,of the experiment of cane, sugar. The raisingof

=; < : : level.or the load permitted. Onetime station at Schuyler, N br.. beets is very much like market, E

k' >* '. being laid up by sickness, the Austria-Hungary, tons'per'acre, g.8 gardening and the cost is high while Choice
:,,t ,: :r, .!.'.::: employer promised to,,give a suit of France, 11.3 the cost of,raising cane is but little
,:1, clothes, when he got well, to the Germany, ?' 13.8 more than the cost of raising corn.
; ".'.0',. driver who kept his team in the bestorder. Schuyler, Nebr., 21.07 The cost of raising one acre of beetsat Pineapple. 1

': ". Smith, who believed in waiting Content of sugar in the beets. Schuyler, Nebraska, according -

,. ...:., : .... large ,horses, resolved to win the Austria-Hungary,pr ct.of sugar, 11.02 to the report of the Secretary of Agriculture Plants ;
,- suit It was six, weeks, before the France, ," n.6i] for, 1892 was $43.78 with = -
: :".'; boss was around.. The first day of I Germany; 12.35 labor at !twelve,and a half cents per --G FOR SAL .-

.. S. ..: .. walking, the horses having been Schuyler, Nebr., 13.08 hour, that includes the-cost of plowing -
.. trotted so much, were not very am- _The report of 1892 gives the yieldof planting cultivating and harvesting Smooth
Cayenne!IIHome! Grown!U!
,: .- bitious, and their trip was not beets at Schuyler, Nebr., as I s:8 ,.but does not) include cost of haul. ... .
.- pleted till long after the other cornS and the content of sugar 15 per cent ing to factory or rent of land, the.costof .
.. were through and their teams putout. and 1893 it .was 14 tons per acre and hauling was 50 cents a ton and the ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY.
w : The next night Smith finishedhis content of sugar was 15 per cent. product was sold to the factory at $4 ..

rounds, earlier. In ten days the In regard to the high yield, of beets per ton. F. N. PRICE,
-, : team would do as much, in a dayon per acre at Schuyler, Nebraska it What would our .Florida farmers .
: ': a walk as either of the other must be remembered,that the soil was think,of getting $4 per ton for sugar P. 0. Box 449; ORLANDO; FLA.HOMEGROWN .

.. two, which were jogged at every virgin soil of great fertility, taking cane? ,
opportunity, and began to gain won- the country at large the average yield The question of sugar cane factories
C > .. 1 'derfully in flesh and appearance. would not be over twelve or thirteen should be brought to the attention of -

I The: %same quantity of grain was tons per acre, and the average contentof capitalists who would like to invest i ina

f15. ,; ;" ':gIven as before, but he, thinks he i sugar in beets:raised from seed sent paying industry and also to the
rubbed them a little more-he could: out by the Agricultural Departmentand farmers who now raise a small quantity

i not help it,- they were so handsome e. the beets analyzed by the Department of sugar cane, but who might by Pineapple Slips

;;,. # He also frequently allowed them was 12 per cent of sugar. joining together start a factory and
;: after working to roll in the J Idam of The analyses of beets at the experiment thus receive all the benefit of the industry and SuckersOf
. r'' a freshly plowed field or garden, station at Schuyler was taken at : .
i -:; which they greatly enjoyed. Thenthey the time of the greatest content of sugar ISAAC JARRETT.Philadelphia. the Following Varieties

:". were cleaned-first,with a broom in the beet. In actual practice it is .
and then with a rice-root brush, f followed not possible to harvest all the beets at r Florida' Syrup MM and Sugar. FO Il SALE. :

... by a.big cloth-rarely or never such a time, therefore the yield of sugar Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower %
.. ;
- with a. curry-comb.: : When the employer given is,much,larger than. could :Much has been said and written ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN ,
was able to visit the table be obtained in actual practice. lately on Florida and Iwas QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, :RIPLEY

he did- not: know Smith's teamS Now for sugar cane. The report present at' the syrup Board sugar of Trade QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE, PER-

could scarcely believe! it .belong ed of the Secretary of Agriculture for meeting Monday night, October n, NAMBUCO AND RED! ,SPANISH.
to him. After having all the horses: 1892 gives the result of 'experimentsin and listened-with much interest to the
:, -. .', hooked up to wagons and seeing this raising sugar cane.at. Runnymede, committee appointed on estimates Apply 'to .
: 'walk from the Bothers he Jlorida. On 0. 0. MATTEAMSr
'x team away the sandy pine land the plans, etc.,'on a syrup, plant read
: :. .. r gave orders to all to :"Walk your product was twelvetons per acre witha by Mr. Pilsbry. Florida .Pineapple Company,

r. -: .I horses," and' :-took "Rolfe"! to a first sugar content of 12.4 per cent; of 93 Now, to build up an enterprise, we Or to .
: ';: class place and told him to pick out per cent of purity and in must -
1893 the not it
only '
upon a good : TTHAMS ,,
:, : suit in. the store for the 1 ,
best le- .
xy i \ the 'yield was, 12 tons and the sugar content foundation, but the lowest in.
'/c-c-: : : son:'learned' Was worth, it., was cent the upon regard v&EX: : West. 'Beacii I.FJf:
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: M ,- i- '1897.. ;- ,_ ,, .THE! :FLOBIDA J'J.'RVIiRAND :FBUUVGBOWEB.if .- -- ,,' "J ." '(27,,'_ :r.

*y idea- that:Florida could'buildup one takes people to make town, and to I' -

of,, the most magnificent:business1 ;itf.her get: thema.town must offer employ. Csamp Crotty

1. syrup, ,rivalling,if not, surpassing went; and to keep even those we have

:Louisiana. It is.this: ,''Put'' up in-paper there;mustbe: something for advancement ACIZeDTARRIIQA .

boxes, 'orjf: affected by,the atmospherei : Other towns in the State are DYSENTERY .Yt1K 4>j+y W...... ..: "

;' in'tin boxes, one, and one-half Progressing, and the people are going and all BOTWSJi, COMPJ BREAKS ALL RECORDS.Y
Sanford A Sure, Safe, Quick Cur for thewAID Last year we'told of a Michigan agent who could :
pounds of Florida unrefined sugar fora t6 those places. Why not trouhlea 11 : walk over 35 adjoining farms all using Face T
fence. This rear's sales have Increased the number =;
quarter at ,a ratio+of.seven pounds t C. S. HOBBS. to 51,with only one exception. These farmers
have known the Page for -would
many years
to eleven for the gallon, 'as, given 'me :Sanford. ,keep on buying if not satisfied it was the best antcheapest .

Mr.. for the trade of the e t Write us for proof.,
by Pilsbry, PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO..Adrian, Mich.
United States or other country. and Smaller Debts. .
any Fewer Acres (raw >urn;) xwt

-Naturally,'one,will ask why put it The following by W. L. Camp in Used latern&Uy EacteriuLlly.'S

.. into sugar-why,not Jet it remain: in the Prairie Farmer,'hits one of our agricultural Two SIze, 25c.and Me.bottles.

'syrup? Why buy a cocoanut when, drawbacks so squarely that "J.of q
you can get desiccated cocoanut? You i is'of,interest to all 'growers. It is

',- simply take .a package of sugar, take also more than probable> that many

it'home, put it into a receptacle, add gardeners are ''scratching over" more will sink his family to poverty. I.have "FUMA"

:water as directed, put over a fire, stir ground;than they can attend to properly a small farm and a little' money-if I CARBON .

1 'thoroughly until dissolved, and you -raising second-rate produce fora had a big one I Shouldbe dead- broke. BISULPHIDE."The .

have Florida syrup just as fresh as fourth rate price-Don't do it; thereis Great'Waste.peg
best remedy in for '
respect killing
Florida. Second every
made in
if it'were
nO"money,in it, and you are at the grain insects is Bi-sulphide of Carbon. It is '
At the station
JI .because syrup put up in barrels f ferments same time glutting and destroying the Georgia Experiment cheap Bulletin effectual and easy to'apply.-\la.. Ex.. "
Sta. 6r.
it'was found that where corn yielded
and becomes sour. Third, be. market both for yourself and for oth- Send for free illustrated pamphlet. It is in-'
thirty-one bushels to the acre the teresting/readable and will '
csuse transportation is cheaper., save you money. -
ers. Mr. Camp says: EDWARD R.TAYLOR,Cleveland, Ohio.
stalks leaves andshucks
Syrup in tins, interstate traffic i is I am an advocate of small farms.I ;: weighed Less than loo-lb.lots supplied by S. G. Sear- ? "II 1
when,dried 800 pounds acre or Ing,Jacksonville,Fla. -
per _
fourth class is fifth class. Take "
;,sugar lose my patience when 1 see farmers
."" the rate from here to,New York, Philadelphia grasping after more land, skimmingover about ninetypounds of dry torn' fod-- *-'
der to bushel ,of corn. In
and Baltimore, fourth class is a half section, raising half a crop every 1896 : "

J fifty-six cents per hundred pounds, of grain and a whole crop of weeds.In Mississippi produced about 28,000,000 lorida.
bushels of corn and therefore on the I.ands
'while fifth class is forty-four cents :
farm is
many cases a large a curse .. .
Georgia basis the amount of stalks
difference of twelve cents between
;;' saving a to the family. It takes all a man can '

classes, and a little over, one- rake together to pay _interest, taxes and shucks produced would equal Oranges t :' -
tons of fodder.It .
1,260,000 dry corn
4, third,in reducing from syrup to,sugar and extra running expenses.: Just -
There is.no reason Inpy mind why and think friends h6w happy iSa fact; however, that nearly half jResorts : .. .:
stop ,
of.this is made of the leaves and
r x a Florida cannot build up a large business and independent most farmers would up
shucks which are generally utilized [investments -
pretty __
U with her syrup.' It is superior to .be if they owned,eighty acres, or.even ;
in this
state, there is left in
all other Southern syrups. Possibly with debt in the world
forty not a i
the fields'the enormous total of Developments -
'Georgia, can, makesome equally as small the first ; '.
great or ; taxes paid day I ,
,of stalks. If this is worth $3a
t good. Nor.do I expect a man from the books when sell say '"
are opened they
; ton the annual loss from this one [ Attractions ; IAddress
it but
'" Vermont to give first place, cer anything put the money in their pockets ,
the second. In" North Carolina single waste on Mississippi farms $ x
t thinly and use it'as it is needed in their f : .I

a5: there are three. kinds handled. families, keep the wife above want, amounts, to $1,890,000. If these G. D. ACKERLY, }
First,is his black stuff which retails stalks were shredded we do not think
so she will never need anything she GENERAL PASSENGER\ AGENT.
they would, be worth anywhere near
t .. :\ '40 cents'per gallon, New Orleans mo does not have on hand or the money to THETROPICALTRIJNKUUE.JACNSONVILLC. .
the value put on them by the Georgia
,lasses.at 50 to 60 cents, New Orleans it with. Families) a large farm
on .
F" get :
station, $10 ton but right here FLORIDA. .
: per
I 'believe if
syrup at cents. fully'
f Y 75 are often more cramped for the con- .
_' it would the last ters. All agree that no such waste
cents supplant two who don't
; many pretend to own any X
t-l:..::;: ,named; if at 50 cents would drive out land. One of my friends here in the is should there be another allowed in business any business which, nor we QUICK- -

;< .all three. west owned 160 acres, with a mortgage .
can call to'mind in which so great a
-f Another for much it. I tried In selling and paying for Fruits and '
: reason, claiming so on my best to per- Veg-
is Producers in
waste permitted. al. etables shipped to is '
us motto.
r 1 \ for our product is, there is no adulteration suade him to,sell eighty acres, which most ,line today make GIVE GOODS SENT US our BY GROWERS WE <4 \ =
.. is' the every every FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE?; NEVER < i'
l but there one thing.the,people would have paid mortgage and lleft
effort to utilize all waste products and BUY OURSELVES. They are protected <
l:;ff are doing which will cause, us much him out of debt. He "asked me very by our 40 years experience without defaulting <
'.- trouble. We have if I think hexxmldlook thereby augment their profits. It is a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand
t."i. a stronger !tendency coolly did not financial stability which bank
, agreed then that the Jarmers of Mississippi any or
( IL each.year to sell cane juice as syrup. after his own business. This is aboutall merchants having mercantile reports can
.' should utilize if. possible the verify-then -WE
I ,Here is..a case to my own knowledge: I ever got for my counsel. Poor 630,000 tons of corn fodder which an- METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
. few of times and and your name for our quotations. Stencil and
i- \ Only a days ago, one our merchants 'poor crops came on
nually to waste but the questionis cards free. letters promptly answered.
go ,
,_ ordered of he is the farm and
a sample syrup now renting same .-
how are .they to do it? The only
.' ... :which was satisfactory, and he sent for without an acre olla 1d to his name, means yet devised for rendering ,these FRENCH & CO., '

?' '; ,two.barrels;:on looking at thebarrels or'anything else. I believe a man and ,
x stalks fit for stock food is the shredder 116 Warren.St., New York.
: \ he found.they were from two different his family would be far- happier on a
and its a matter of doubt whether -.
, ': points in the State. He returned them small farm, even if he was able to own machine grave .. ESTABLISHED 1855.
the use of this can at "
." because he did not.know what he would a whole section and still be clear-of present ,
bemade profitable. That is, the '
.. debt. We to find rest be- .
. .r get." ought some is that
cost of shredding so great
/ :There is'some good 'work for' the.Agricultural fore we are dead. My younger days I claim the, shredded fodder is rather many expensive Bra.dUlIBtdftdd. Eugene B. Rtdjltld.
College on this line. Advise were spent in Vermont among small ESTABLISHED 187!.
.. : food in the end. Experimentsat
the people to what density and farmers. The smaller the farm the Mississippi Experiment station REDFIELD & SON,

it be uniform. But with and well-to-do the
urge to my more independent
would seem to indicate this still some
process you establish it at once by farmer seemed to be. From ten to ; Commission Merchants -
better use should be found for the corn
t : having a standard amount of sugar.for twenty-five acres of tillage besides the fodder than allowing it to waste as is -A1CD- .

f;' r ,the quart or gallon. I have eaten pasture was,thought to be' a good now the custom.-Southern Farm ,

t; k: syrup prepared in \this manner. farm. We kept cows, sheep and hens Gazette. Fruit. Auctioneers -

( Now in regard: to the cost. Take scents and a few hogs. Many of these small 141 Dock- Street,Philadelphia, Pa.

I' i per pound as cost for sugar, ,6 or farmers became wealthy. My uncle Oranges are coming-in right lively -
c; pounds for the'gallon would makeit commenced> with nothing on the now-a-days. The man who predicteda We handle all kind of Fruit and Vegetable,
either at private sale(which has heretofore been
i 30 or 35 cents. If it could be sold, roughest kind of a farm. He died at few months ago that Hillsborough our custom)or by the auction system (recently.

'and jt is sold here at 60 cents per gallon 78 years of age and left $70,000 to his county would ship only 10,000 crates added to our business)as you may. desire.

,'fl, .. it will! leave margin of 25 or 30 children without a single debt. I be- of oranges this season, :will have miss- .

; !., cents; this. is enough to pay freight: lieve it to be supreme folly for any ed the mark by about six times that R. C. Hendry, of DeSoto county,

,,i : and one or two middlemen. I intend farmer to work and worry his life quantity. 60,000; crates will,be near says the wolves have destroyed about _

: t '..< 4his_in connection with the work of away on a.big farm which is beyondhis the"quantity as it looks now, if.noth-: one hundred head of calves and yearlings ..

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? /"lf. thingcan be done here in'Sanford. Itlife ,then die and_leave_ '.ti mortgage that Courier._ war path. : ". ,_

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$- .A.< :rf"728,. : ':. ; \. / THE;FLORIDA FAQ AND PRUIT-G1 OWJm. NOVEMBER 13. _
rfi '. I! State News. Our Rural Home.The and perfect quiet couragement to those who claim that

".. ...,........ -'- -...- -'- -'':'' -' The sprain should be treated at whole-wheat flour is more nutritious
'., -, ':.. 1 The.raising of early vegetables i ii. in once to an application of water as hotas than ordinary flour.
-. 'this-part.ofthe state has been gradually Family Medicine Chest. can be borne.. This may be done .....
r increasing for several ,years, and Here area set of suggestions from by showering hot water upon it, or by The Extravagance of Buying Bread.
r 'this, season ,DeSoto county will WomanKind, which Mrs. Emma Pad, hot cloths applied frequently.For Prof. Snyder says that ordinary
ship many.thousands of crates where dock Telford recommends to be past croup, immerse the hands and bread contains about cent'.of
33 per
>. hundreds have been shipped in the ed up'on the inside of the closet door, feet in hot mustard or soda water. .water, 9j of muscle-makers, z34 of
Arcadia News. or medicine chest, where they couldbe Great relief 'sometimes ,
t past- experiencedfrom
fat, one-half of. one oT ash and ,salt,
i.S*' r,; .Mr George I. Russell has completed > In referred of to in a hurry: drinking water as-hot as can be and 54 of starch. The supposed su
-7 the planting of his home place, as well case fainting, place the body borne. perior merit of whole-wheat flour is
x as ,his.Fair Oaks,pinery, now having in a horizontal position, with the head For sudden attacks of dysentery mostly question as to the quality of
F Y low; sprinkle cold water on face,.neck colic of. tincture of
twelve acres under shed and planted the wheat from which the flour wasmade.
mostly in Smooth,Cayennes. His third and chest; loosen the clothing andexpose rhubarb, essence of pepperment and Some samples of bakers' bread:
r : pinery, which,he,has named Klondike the patient to fresh air. Camphor camphor. Dose ten to twenty dropsin contain an excessive 'amount of lardor
No. 3, already has posts, set'to cover > or ammonia applied to the nostril a wineglass of sweetened water, at butter. Three pounds of flour will
will also efficacious
,eight'and.one-half acres, ,and'this area prove though intervals of fifteen minutes. make a little more than four pounds
the.latter must be used with caution.i
will be covered and planted in choice .For acute asthma or nausea,spread bread on account of the water used in
=.. Broken limbs sh'ould.be. placed in a plaster with lard sprinkled with
pineapple plants as fast as the work making the bread. At two cents a
*x IS-: can be done.-OrlandoStu.. natural position and the patient kept black pepper, allspice and cloves, and pound for the flour, four loaves of
quiet[ until the arrival of the physician lay on chest or pit of stomach, as the .
bread be made from six
Capt. Ed. Howell, of the Plant System Cramps in the stomach usually case demand. can cents
', : brought on his train yesterday may worth. At twa cents for yeast and
E yield to a teaspoonful of ginger, stirredin For poisoning by acids administer
I the of the materialsin
: fifty boxes' of oranges from Citra ,off shortening, cost
a half-glass of hot water in which
a copious draughts of tepid water
: the' of H. G. Dunn.. This fruit or four loaves would be about two
of soda has been dis-
half.teaspoonful tickle the throat with
,, feather
a or
was bound for the North. To-morrow solved. cents a loaf, exclusive of fuel and labor.,
._ i ; he will:come out with 250 boxes more. Nervous something similar, to excite vomiting. A barrel of flour costing $4, if pur-
k i spasms are usually controlled Then give warm soapsuds or .magnesia chased in the form of bread at five .
: from J. B. Bourland's How
kS l by a little salt 'taken into .the or chalk dissolved in warm
do.you think now on the orange business mouth cents a loaf, will cost over $r r.,
I and allowed dissolve.
to water or wood ashes soda;
gruel, .
of this section? Capt. Howell
A patient suffering from sunstroke linseed tea or rice water, whichevercan A woman never really knows the .
.the groves in this section
r\\ are coming
should be carried into cool
a room, be reached first meaning.of( happiness and content until -
fine. Gainesville Sun.
put and,cloths wrung out of cold or ice For alkalies diluted
poisoning by give ; : she is the mother of a healthy,
r :Market gardeners do not often give water applied to the head. These vinegar or sour milk, lemonade, happy child. The health of the child '
tawaytheir "snaps," but one confessed should be large enough to envelop the sweet oil, or any mucilaginous drink. depends onvthe, health of themother ,
v*>-** "not l long ago, that he had led the mar- whole head, and changed often. A For arsenical poisoning, induce both before and after birth. Most all,

'. ., ket in-early tomatoes for several years bladder (or bag of oiled silk) partially vomiting as quickly as possible, then of woman's weakness and particularlythe
'K.. by following two rules. He' plants in filled with pounded ice and placed.on administej a spoonful of peroxide of weakness that most strongly influences
north and south rows and the the,head is beneficial.For .
lays iron. If a drug store is not nearenough the health of the children
stalk horizontal 'in a shallow .trench, nose bleed, bathe the face and to get this 'in a hurry, give comes,from some derangement or disease
leaving the plant to the north and covering neck with cold water, and, rolling a whites of egg and water, or soapsuds.New of the distinctly feminine '
all except the top of the'plant little piece of white paper in a tight York Tribune. Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription organs.will

This plan lets' the, ,sun stake the roll, place it under the upper lip, cure troubles of this nature. Itshouldbe
iI ground over the roots and buried stalk where it will press against the gum.If .- Foods and Human Rations.In taken regularly by
and hastens fruiting. His- other rule the bleeding does not readily'yield, Bulletin 54 of the Minnesota during the entire period every of gestation.woman

:t is.never. ,, cultivate any way which plug the nostrils with a soft, roll of Station (St. Anthony Park), Prof. It gives strength to all the organs involved 'J
=s .... ;wouldwound;: theroots: 'after the blos cotton cloth. Harry Snyder gives some very inter- lessens the pain of childbirthand
: L'' = som has appeared.. When ,wounded, For neuralgia, apply hot, dry flan esting conclusions regarding composition insures the health of both mother
: -t ,the plant stops ,feeding the fruit untilit nels, as hot as can be borne. and digestibility of foods. Among and child. Send 21 one cent stampsto

,"_. has, repaired' the damage.-North For poison by poison-oak or Ivy, other experiments, was one designedto cover cost of mailing only, and recede -
western .Farmer.; take a handful of quicklime, dissolvein ; show the digestibility of bread made i free a copy of Dr. Pierce's Medical -
"The'white' heron is almost exter water, and paint the poisoned part from various kinds of flour. A'man Adviser. Address "World's .Dispensary
minated in South Florida; milliners' with it Two or three applications weighing 150 pounds was fed 'a daily Medical Association Buffalo
agents seek new ,fields. Yonder is will ordinarily cure the most stubborn ration consisting of one and: one-half N.Y.
{I avstuffed body from ,Italy. A bird pound of bread, one fifth pound of I I''I t
&>V was caught,'blinded with a hot iron, case.For stings of insects, examine the butter and one-half pound of eggs "Brown's Bronchial Trochese re. .
':4 ,caged, put in a tree; the branches of parts with a magnifying glass, and if ((four eggs). His daily exercise con- lieves throat irritations caused by cold *
< the tree slimed. The pitiful cry of f the sting is left in the wound extract: sisted of a four-mile walk. Three or use of the voice. The genuine sold
this blind bird called sympathizing it with a'small pair of tweezers ,or a kinds of bread were used-one made only in boxes. -.
r-. ;friends,.they were caught by the bird sharp penknife. Then apply diluted from the ordinary patent spring wheat i ii
y slime, captured: hunters, robbed of f ammonia, camphor, mud, baking.soda, flour, one from a baker's grade of Chas. H. Blackwell owns a fine pecan .
life and the skin stuffed for millinery. moisteried, or even anion juice.. flour, and one from wholewheatflour. orchard at Newport Sulphur
Rally,sits well nigh songless today, Fer the bite of a dog or cat, the These rations supplied all the Springs, where he has a most remarkable .
r that vanity,.may 'parade our streets, wound should,be thoroughly sucked; needs of the body, and produced tree. It produces a large, thin-
'; adorned with-stuffed skins, and gentle then the piece which has come in con sufficient energy for a four-mile walkper shelled nut of fine flavor, and as '
'hearted woman 'swells'the' funeral procession tact with the animal's teeth should be day. This represented nearlyone smooth and bright as if polished. This *
: each 'one bearing a bird's cut out or cauterized with a hot knit and one-quarter pound dry mat nut is greatly sought after by parties
mangled.corpse!"-Picayune., ting-needle' a tight bandage wound ter, which was composed of about who desire to grow pecans, and finds' -
; Dr. B. G. Abernethy, accompaniedby closely about the wound to obstructthe one-fourth pound of muscle makers,' ready sale at $i per dozen or $2 a
his friends: ,Dr. and Mrs. Mills and circulation, and 'the wound-itself one-fourth pound of fat, and .85 of pound. Mr. Blackwell claims! that
>V. S. Morris,and several experiencedmen washed in' warm water as- long as i it a pound in agriculture, ,horticulture, will bleed. The [same treatment will 1 were purchased of the baker at five } and no one who sees them will
c: will leave the city to-morrow morningfor apply to the bite of a poisonous snake. cents per loaf, with the butter costing deny it.-Floridian.

Dr. Abernethy/s/ :historical orange For burns the most,important point 20 cents a pound and the eggs 12 Joseph Bryan last week returned t
prove'near the E Everglades what is in their treatment is to at once ex cents per dozen, the ration would from a visit to, Gadsden county, and "
known Big Cypress Hammock. The dude the [air. Sweet oil and cotton cost r5i4 cent per day. If the reports everything booming there.
Doctor and his party' will return i in are standard remedies, or flour and bread were home-made the eggs nine The tobacco crop aggregates more than r
; _. about:six.weeks, but,the men who accompanied oil. Do not remove the dressing un cents per dozen, and the butter 16 two'million, pounds. The quality is
him will remain indefinitely til the inflammation subsides. cents per pound, the ration wouldcost above the average and prices are good
) and graft thev trees in the 'grove, If an artery.is severed, tie a small 1 about 10 cents per day. It was Under the direction of William M.
c coinpr ing.about 480 acres, and containing cord or handkerchief above it, and inserting found that, there is, practically, no Curry, one thousand tons of fuller's
something like 50,000 trees;,to a round stick, improvises a difference in the total digestibility'of!I earth are shipped weekly. Four dun
I grapefruit, lemon and other tourniquet to hold,the flow in check the bread made from the three kindstlour. dred men are employed in the min s"' .
of the,citrus family. besides, 'planting until the surgeon arrives.. o(: .. The.baker's flour gave, on which are worked day and night, half
$? ''' and cultivating numerous varieties. of- Hemorrhages of lungs or stomachmay' the whole, the. highest analysis, _and of this,force working in daylight; and ,

,I. ,:tropical, feuit-Tampa. .: :Herald.. be checked by small doses- of salt .these facts will .not give" much en-: the other at night. -;Floridian.: ",? -

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v: Fearful Experience. The Overproduction of Poor Dairy- that- horses should 0 not be watered when f{ ,

men. warm. An animal is never too warm to

It is not so much what the farmer gets be watered.if not more than gallons be One Good Turn
A,POSTMASTER' LOSES THE 1JSE for his product, as the margin between given. A large quantity of water will in-

j .OF HIS LEOS AND ARMS.. itCcost; and selling price, is becoming a jure an animal at any time, but especially [ '
o __ trite saying and possibly our readers are is this so when very warm or much deserves anoth I
:Edwin B Tripp, of Mlddlefield, Center, getting tired of hearing the tune so frequently fatigued.The When you turn ; :' .
,Meets With a Hazardous Encounter stomach of a horse is ?ery'small in the handle of the j
Which Benders. ,Him ,Helpless. played or sung in the Ruro ist.
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proportion to his size and the quantity of Enterprise
Sometimes the subject is feed sometimesthe ar-
; PromOteego_Eepubllcan. ,Cooperate wn.'N.Jr ,
f razorback hog,sometimes the scrub food ,be consumes, hence only a small L Chopper you
4 .Mr.:Edwin R. Tripp, the'postmaster at cow, sometimes an exhortation to the amount of water can remain in the stom- rewarded witn asurprising *%oZ
Middlefleld Center; N. Y., recently had a farmer to think, but they all reach the ach,, and i if given immediately after feeding amount
dangerous experience. which left him in a same end-farming to a profit. The undigested food must of necessity be of work done '
'helpless state. His system was so much the cow, the hog and chickens garden are carried with it in its passage:: through iho in a few seconds '.
shattered. 'that it was feared he might frequently and might be stomach into the intestines. i It saves money.
more frequently -
,ineverrecover.Jri I the occasion of a balance on the right Oats are.the best food for horses, but ] | time and food. Is easily operated and
an interview with, a reporter of the side of-the ledger. By the.way, farmer corn is frequently used, and is'a good foodif i easily cleaned Use the I
I 'Republican, regarding'tbis'' experience reader, do you keep accounts ? Do you used with discretion. Oats are easily "
which had. attracted .considerable. attention know what things are making a profit -digested, of good food proportions and
Mr.' stated you throw less work 'on the
Tripp : and what things you are losing digestive organs
.'!In March, 1892, I was taken with on? And, if losing money, do you money ask than most foods. They should be dry EnterpriseMEAT
'what I afterward learned was locomotor whether the loss can be turned to a profit? clean and free from rust or mustiness.
; atolia, and, was unable to ,walk,and I Take the suggestions off Hoard's Dairy- Bran linseed meal), etc., if fed in small
i kept getting worse until I lost the use of man and put on your thinking cap. Talk quantities and with other foods are beneficial CHOPPER m
i '1 my arms.>t.l doctored with ;two skillful the matter over with the.wife and boys, in keeping the bowels loose and Jm
doctors but received no and also in condition. for horses shouldbe for making sausage and : for ,
benefit good Hay
and see if you cannot make the dairy : preparing cash, mince-meat, Hamburg -
used:; a galvanic battery but kept cut before becoming too ripe should : steak, suet, tripe, cod-fish clams, scrap r
worse and the doctors told me they could Every farmer in the.:land will'prick be well cured and free' from mold. New I: meat for poultry, corn for fritters, etc. 'a '
up Improved for 15 years
now perfected.
do.no,more. This was inJMay: and June, his ears at any port of talk that relates to hay should, never be fed to working Bold by all dealers in;hardware. Small
1892.:, Igave up all hope of ever having the question of the future price of butteror stock. The quantity of food must depend : family. Large famiillly size 10.3.00. ,. ..I1
the use of my.limbs again, and did not cheese. Talk to him about''what he upon the amount of work requiredand : minute.2 Ibs. No..
I Chops a minute. -
,expect live very long. I was unable can do'to decrease'the cost of production, the, animal's peculiarities. 4 R
.to dress or undress myself, a could. not save needless waste, and secure greater to 8 qts oats, or 8 to 15 ears corn, 2 or 3 THE ENTERPRISE HFG. CO. Of PA., '
"get around the house unless I,was moved and a of them times daily are near the proper mits.- Philadelphia. -
economy, large portion Bend 4 cents in lamps for the"Enterpriifag
/ '" .in a chair. will glow suddenly listless and indifferent Tait Butler, Miss. \ Housekeeper rccipti.
"I think it was in June that I read of This is strange, but true, neverthe .. M.....
the case of a man' in Saratoga Co., N. Y., less.. Every teacher}; lecturer, or mana- Make\ a Success of Farming. "f.
,who.was taken very much as myself He ger of a creamery that is called on to Success in farming depends_ a great / Small
.?d;, taken Dr. Williams1 Pink Pills for deal'with farmers in a collective capacity deal on the management of the farm. It Fruits -
I.. Pale. People which contained in a'condensed will. agree a& to this feature. There is is not always the man with the largest lirdpQjmCSExtra OlduJXiwPv
x form, all the elements necessary no good reason why this should be so. farm who succeeds; many of our best rul.U.
floe stock of CURRANTS,
to give new life and richness to the blood The amount of net cash a farmer is getting and most successful farmers have startedon new and unrivalled WlI DER.Lowett Including rofeiQaalltv the
.:% .aDdrest re scattered nerves, and had from his milk depends, upon the small farms, and. have bought othersas tra.Warranted true.T HCBBIKD CO.,tataa",X.&
F ,been cured by their use. amount it costs him to make that milk. they. were able. To ,be:' successful
.r; "1: learned. that the pills were prepared If the cost is increased because he does farmer do not try to cultivate more land '
#'! 'be.t the Dr. Williams',Medicine Company, not rightly understand the right economies than'you can manage; do not try to make FERTILIZERFOR .
Schenectady N.: Y., and only cost 50 cts. of his business, then that lack of one man do two mens' work. I would
1 # ra box.or six boxes for $2.50 at any drugglsts understanding adds to the cost of 'pro rather. have twenty'acres of good land
S : and sent for two boxes. I used the duction. If he does not know that he is within two or three miles of a town of ;
t pills faithfully and they gave me an ap milking a lot of poor, unprofitable cows, 10,000 or 15,000 inhabitants, than one of FLORIDA :
\. .. :- ,petite. then sent for four more boxes, then his ignorance causes a big increasein acrestwenty-five miles from a market :- .
I;' and before .I, had taken all of them my the cost of production. If he does not If you have a small farm and are The kind to raise all vegetables quickly

: :fleet' and legs,which. had been cold,beganto know how to feed a properly balanced near to a good market I would advise
''t; : get warm. ration, that adds still more. cost. If he you to set an orchard of 500 apple trees.! AGRICULTURALCHEMICALS : ://1
i: "I was a member of the Town. Board does not know how to breed good cows, This would take about ten acres to allow Y
}...=:. ,that summer and had to be carried and : ,
-' there is added another expense. If he the trees plenty of room. Until they _
1: ? .t put into a wagon.to go to the .meetings, does not, understand the principles of are eight or ten.years of age almost any Fungicides and Insecticide to ,
prevent J. '
t'- and in fact was helpless, as my neighbors good, healthy comfortable stabling, then kind of a crop,can be raised with them, blight, rot and loss by Insects. Get a pamphlet .,: ,: ';
l. know In August could walk arouud in comesthe still another cost. Look over including two or three acres of berries. from '; .
J 2,/ the house pushing a chair. I kept herds, stables and methods of thousands More can be made from a farm of this POWELL FERTILIZER & CHEMICAL CO. .
: r'letting better and managed to move of farms,and you can see at a glance size when the trees and berries come into .
!' around more,until at election' time that .that they are guilty of a* lack of understanding bearing than from a farm of 160 acres of BALTIMORE. MD. -
f.j.":, year, I. ':walked with a caneto the polls, in all these points. How can corn, at the price corn 'now brings. A 4 ._.
a short distance from my home. I continued ..... ,
such men hope to make a penny of profit gardener made $500 from one-half acre .
r' i to take Dr. Williams' Pink Pills ? Invariably you will find that they of tomatoes the past season. How many Deafness Cannot be Cured : ;

,r':: ;;.for Pale People until I had taken eighteen do not know whether they are making made that from their quarter sections? by local applications as they cannot reach ,. ,
\t, 'boxes., .I could then get around( and to-: profit or.not. They are as contented as Some can manage a large farm the the diseased portion of the ear. There is ,.
";. ? "4&y walk to.the post-office and back, a lambs in what they don't know. same as some men can manage a large only one way to cure deafness and that "
r ,. distance' of, one-quarter of a mile, three They are unwilling to spend, a cent to manufacturing enterprise. Good com is by constitutional remedies. Deafness
:1. .-i !-., times day, 'and attend to my duties as get better knowledge, and thus get out of mon sense and business ability are essential is caused by an inflamed condition of the
j ':. t; the spring of. 1893 I was elected eyes are strained aU the time to look at day is not far distant when no man can 'When this tube is inflamed you have a -
x.townclerk.. which office I held for three the marketTo what to than section of land. sound ;
\ see price they are own more one rumbling or imperfect hearing,
:years,.!"bad- previously been a justice of get They ought to know that they There not enough garden produce and when it is entirely {closed, deafnessis
tl"the.. ro .peace for,thirty-two years.; I am now might look the market out of countenance raised to supply the demand. The de- the result, and unless the inflamation
.; 4. .70: years of age, and ha.ye'Uved in this forty times a day, and not affect it mand steadily increasing and will in can be taken out and this tube restored '
.town'for about forty-six years. For nearly the weight of a hair. all probability continue. Small farmers to its normal condition, bearing will be
9 "* .fifty years I worked at the blacksmith's. Bat,they can do, something with the have made more money and are in better destroyed forever; nine cases onto! ten
\tl- de. I am able.to do work in my gar-, home end of their business. Why don't circumstances during recent years than are caused by catarrhs which is nothing'
Aden nowand chopsome my wood I con- theyspring; eagerly into the breach and 11 those who have ,their hundreds of acres.. but an inflamed condition of the mucous
-, "eider.that my restoration to health is duet stop the big leaks, and thus make a profit -J..H. Gray'- surfaces. .
the use of Dr.' Williams' Pink Pills for ? It is a great mystery and what We will give One Hundred Dollars for

.,.f'. ;Pale People.. makes it very discouraging is, that thereis According to the official report of the any case of deafness (caused by catarrh)
:, EnwiN R. Twi P. so great a number of just such farmers Department of Agriculture a decrease of tHat cannon be cured by Hairs Catarrh
Subscribed and sworn to before me-this trying to keep cows, and flattering them- nearly 55 per cent in the price of wheat Cure. Send for circulars; free. ) ..._ ..
r ,28d. dAY.of June 1897. 0 selves they are making money at it.- after 1892 did not result in an increased F. J. CHEYNEY &CO., Toledo, 0.SIT'Spld .

.*" HOUKK._ HANNAH. Notary Public. Southern Ruralist. consumption, but on the contrary,as the by Druggists, 75c. "
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down also fell
r F, f Strainers should be cleaned or changed I Water and Feed'of Horses. price went consumption ;
off to the extent of 100,000,000 bushelsper ,
I! :t, :whoever:Heat dirt is begins the most,to effective accumulate ins I Irregularity in food or water.are the 'year. Experience ,1 has shown that Hogs, to make the best profit, should ..' ;.
'V-. agent I causes of a large per: cent of colic in when the farmer prospers, all classes be pushed from the start, first with '
milk its effects
t; '.. in preservation' 'depend horses. Fresh water only should be allowed prosper, business becomes active and abundant mother's milk, then with cow's
: f"" :; ink ;upon' a :destruction of the bacteria I ; as' drink. and only from running' consumption of the n necessaries life in- milk and shorts, then with shorts, oats .
.\. 'i. a.ota. xnere.restriction of growth.k.1 I water or properly made cisterns. Ani- creases, being measured by the ability to and green stuff, and finally with any sort
In some sections! the pastures are short : mals at rest need water at least three buy rather than by the number of..centsrequired of grain, corn predominating. The object
., tifiow, ; and from these same sections come times'a day in summer and twice a day I to purchase'a,given amount should, be to get the marketable -
complainte> .of bitter milk and illavored I in winterif they cannot have free access With the advance in the, price of wheat, weight as soon as possible. It don't pay
!' batter. .The chances are 'that in nine to it at 'all times. >Working animals : com, cotton, beef, pork, comes general nowadays to keep a hog a year, or eyes '
;cawa'>oot:of ten 'weeds are the .cause i should be watered more f ] and :,employment of labor and with that employment over winter, for the food consumed in doA
? Those who.hare cleanpastures,and. purewater in:warm weather should be watered five a great consumption regardlessiof ink{ this does not make, 'the profitable

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,' :<. 'lIki iU',fuiei. -M Frail Grower' chapters on the manipulation! and im years, the Station here has been conducting liver,, their goods to the buyers, but
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{'_' provement of the peninsular soils, experiments :with this plant come to the house 'for the orders.

.. -. 'A Weekly ,Newspaper; published at 16 .Main analyses of representative soils" a and,the. results. have been very promising Thousands of city workers live in the =

Fla.T dozen, or more counties, muck soils ; country towns and villages surrounding ;

:: =BY$'OF;SUBSCRIPTION'OT and use of.muck, effect' of lime, soil It is now ,known that the plant; will New York. Many of them are in

'OSC Year ...: ....,.."................... 2.00 :' aci lityet Every progressive grow luxuriantly all over the State and the habit of.carrying nome purchases
': : r :_ n':: 'Iot Six MO&UIJ..I.; .......:........... .......i.oo farmer should have this bulletin boundin stock of all kinds are exceedingly of fruits and other provisions that can

'.,. "'" ;$,'",.;.', j-; '-''' '"_'-."--.1-, "'.Countries ".....-.......'.,....-...... jjoo -permanent_form and keep it with- fond of it. The practical results in be readily handled. Grapes are a

.-:-.::-: ,;:t; ;:: ': : w-jBcriptions, In all cases cash" in; in easy reach: for' rainy afternoons'and feeding it have been all that could be popular fruit because they are packedin
.J.t... ,...' -. ,-- advance. ,..No discount,allowed on one' winter
:" : :t evenings, as a workof desired, and-the limited study that we neat, handled baskets. :Many of

.,t'" :.f: .. ;all jwn agents robscription a liberal(except cash commission in a club}, but will to reference. have been able to give to it in this these are bought' and carried home by

f" be allowed on all subscriptions obtained From this interesting and reliable l boratory has indicated that it is fullyup men who wouldn't think of such 'a

by them. Write for terms. matter we make two extracts which to the best of the legumes in feed- thing as carrying a big peach basket.
,. To every subscriber, new.or old, remitting will be found. in adjoining,columns. ing value. This looks like a small matter, but
: us $3.00, we will send the paper one ,.-.-. .. nothing that the
r -4 .year, and a copy of Rolfs' Vegetable Passing of ,the Cowpea. Horticultural Notes. and encourages buying }
of fruit be called
.Growing In. the South for Northern One of the noteworthy passages in Peach. trees should have the ends'of use can a small
.:. Markets post-paid. 'For two new subscribers matter arid in the aggregate it isn't* a
Professor Persons' recent bulletin on- long shoots shortened in that .
at $2.00 each, we will send, ,bushy small matter either
.' ,. postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange the Soils of Florida is.a paragraph specimens' may result. A bushy tree .
"* y Culture." which makes brief mention of a.fact yields more fruit than an unprunedone Outlook for Florida Phosphates.

"w" 'tip: Bemittauces should be made by check,, that many observing farmers bad begun ,- and nicely( shaped trees are more

.. :postal note money order or registered- to think about, namely; the pos pleasing objects to'look As has been already stated, rock

.. -letter to order of .! sibility that better soil renovators.thanthe upon. phosphate occurs in immense quantities
: -- 'Rates of advertising on application. likely to be discovered ,The sprouts which growup aroundthe in Florida. It is also found in
y11 -'. ,4.BM.ER4ED7RTJIT GROWER.r discovered: base of an orange tree from the large -quantIties in South Carolina,
hate been
or already .
.. Ja ksonvl11e. Fla.. We roots should be cut out as fast as they Tennessee, and in considerable C
T .- .'.'--. quote : appear, as they appropriate plant food amounts in North Carolina Alabama
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Some of the leguminos are better that should
nourish the tree.
.J CONTENTS. They Qalifornia, etc. In Florida the supply
.. : suited to particular soils than others. arealso
." Some will-grow upon soils that others unsightly and"destroy the appearance is practicably inexhaustible. In

.. ......... of an orchard. view of the 'fact that the demand for
-. :- :- j' 'Amerf ans the prize winners.. ..'. 723jGBOVB will not thrive '
;;"'.- AND Ol.cuA1I>-JoppalAteOr-- Of course, as is well upon.! -known, varietiesof To destroy the insects and' fungus chemical fertilizers increasing all the

.. :.' "'. ange; Peaches In this climate:,Six reasons the field on the bark of trees, apply common while, it is not improbable-that. the, "
: ;".,I.. why trees should be. planted In the well common pea are ,usually whitewash, in which a little sulphur is State of Florida will yet become immensely -
; fall! for fruit.... ... 723TOBACCO I adapted to our conditions but i in
''' :. ; mineral manures mixed the
> .;;; a cupful to bucket. A lit wealthy from the
,. .. localities this develop
.. ;:; -Tobacco In the.fatwoode;Judge many even plant has not
<. Putting's address................."....... 724' done as well as was hoped for. There tie soot added..will give' it a dark color. meat of this single industry. The

Tobacco notes..........,...:....... ..:...... 725 are certain sections in which ft does The Bordeaux mixture will answer the quality of; the phosphate rock mine in
: ; I' LITE STOCK-:tet us alone:Whoa, a much not flourish and where other legumes same purpose. this State is not inferior td that mine

-. W abused word. .-........, ,............. 725Ut have, given better results. Two, ,at The fruit growers of California ethe elsewhere, in the United States,; and

.': :. _. the team walk..........,.................. 726FABMEB least, are deserving of mention in this, begun to build canneries in order to scientists of the world now recognize
.":.. AND TBDCKZB-Sugar cane vs. .i connection, and brief reference will 1 provide against a great waste of fruit the superiority of our.deposits,

a >t.' sugar beets; Florida syrup and sugar.. 726. i irewer now be made, to them. which takes place every year, and and, accordingly they are used very K
'' acres and smaller debts; a great A which is a dead loss, except where the extensively. As,the demand fof artificial -
f.M '* ,. ;1'"_ waste... ................................. 728 THE BEGGAR WEED (DESMODIUM MOLL, ) surplus to feed hogs. This is ] fertilizers increases, we expect -
.". STATS NEWS................................. 728 AS A SOIL RENOVATOR. wise goes a to increased may
move, and one which the horti see an consumptionof

=; -:::,- OUR-chest BUBAL; Foods HOME and-The human family rations medicine; The Florida.clover, or beggar,weed, has. culturists of this State will in'a short Florida phosphate .until, .after. a \

p' J.,. extravagance. of buying bread........ 728 proven itself to be admirably adaptedto time have to consider. :Much fruit i is while, the phosphate'industry will Become
=:: The' overproduction of poor dairymen; the sandy ,soils of this State. Not wasted every year by carelessness, to Florida what the iron industry -

-dr d .. Water. and feed of horses; Make a sue* only does gather nitrogen from the where. little capital in has long been to Alaba .-Florida -
."or-',. cess of farming....... ......................729EDITOBIAI air and enrich the soils judiciously
L .. ,.,'. The soils of the Florida with itj:but, by vested would pay well for the men Experiment Station Bulletin.
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means of its long roots, it penetrates who furnish i it. is 1
:!r Peninsula; Passing of the cowpea;
y '. ..:.' 'Horticultural notes; Outlook for Flor- soils, to considerable depths, in search A recent speaker before the Ohio Another of our pineapple growers,

ida phosphates..............,......'... .... 730 of food and brings it nearer the surface Horticultural Society-declared that the who has promised us his crop report,
}'( 'Markets; State Items; The ,seed of the ,. where it is placed in reach, of all 1 i has kept his worJ and we publish his
-':' pineapple ...", ........ ........u......... 731 cultivated' enemy of the peach grower was
crops'of ordinary habits o f figures below. This for
- POuLTRy-The Black Minorcas; Poultry not the yellows, nor the borer, nor rot, I report ts 1896
; ...'' fallacies; Poultry notes.....*............... 733 growth. Florida clover grows in various nor frost, nor fungus, nor eyen the and gives the returns from a three-acre

..' Ashes as fertilizer............................ 734 portions of the State'and analyses commission man. It, was the cull field of the common Red Spanish variety -
;; ; :.'>:.,.' :Farm Talks.- ..." ......... ........__...... 736 in this laboratory, have shown it to peach, he said, which sapped the. vitality that was given no unusual fertilizer

?t$ : ..), possess exceedingly high feeding value. of the tree, broke down the 'market or attention. The following are #

CT'. Weather' in Jacksonville. It appears to be equal to the best and generally broke up the grower. exact figures as given by the grower, *
: :; Week Ending November meadow hay in this and all Wilford Porter whose
'- 2 i847d respect Cull fruit of all\ kinds, should not only postoffice ad
8.: ... :- II stock consume it with great relish be thinned for the tree's sake but also dress i is Palm Beach, Florida:
.,, f' ... PAT_. .. .. = _sa a III. sa.u. M,1 t! ..., Here, in Florida, it is already highly] for the sake of the market. When a 15,066 apples sold at 5 cents each. ..... m.30
t' < : : .* 00 ,'tt. ,'tt QG. prized by some for 16J crates late pines. net.. '!....... 22.96
o0 -At consumer buys a basket or a bushel or H.OOO slips sold at $i.OOperthousand.. 8.ro..
' r .NO\:3........ ;---67 48 19 58 i worn sandy soils, to improve their two of culls of kind his 31,000 been; ) sUps planted that could have
any appetite
sold at ... .
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",". .. 4......... 52 64 73 SO 23. 62 0 mechanical condition and the per thousand. 13D.5OTotal
'" :'> .: .. ... .... 65 67 18 60 18 69 0 greatmerit for that kind of fruit is usually satisfied ............. .
r :'-> e .. 6........ 70 80 58 22 69 0 .it possesses for this purpose, and for the season. He does-not ..........1.... "8.'l5

fi,;: ..;: .It'. I.........0'..... 68 71 80 81 56 39 21 25 08 70 0 06 its high feeding value, are sure to for any more, and he drops out of care the Two tons cotton seed COST.meal ......... <<.00

e.q ,' .. 9....... 68 71 82 66 16 i' T. bring, eventually, into more generaluse. l ranks of the buyers. AU Working cost picking fertilizing and delivering for the year.crop. 67.2)90.00
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......... It is a wild, rank grower i in.
: Yean 60 67 71 56 21 67 Tj' The essential ... ....
elements of success Total ......,........... 141.21
Total_rainfall 0.94 inches. many sections, and can be made to with peaches I6eed from Net profit ........_............. ..... 637.51
; flourish without effort and na tTropical Sun. _
r t T-Trace. ,
ural free from .
pits taint of dis .
T'J.. MrrCHELLObserver. will produce several crops of forage any .
q ,' ease, with equal care getting buds :Mr. Elliott.stated
.:; in the course of a single season. It ; yesterday that in

,:':'" S The Soils of the Florida Peninsula cannot be too highly commended as land 2, healthy where trees. planted on high, 'dryj none of the hundreds of letters re
? ... no peach trees have stood
., ? -Bulletin; No. 43 of the .Florida- Experiment soils a renovating of this Stake agent on the worn sandy before, with moderate, clean culture ; ceived by him} asking for information '

Station, 'written by Prof.A. up to July, yearly (not afterward), so about Florida since the beginning of

r" At Persons, is a mine of information THE VELVET BEAN (DOUCHOS MULTIFLoRUS. as to secure only well ripened wood in the yellow fever epidemic, had there -

on this subject. It embraces 113 .).' autumn; 3, the yearly application of appeared reference to it in

-. pages, the result of f the author's studies Another legume that has lately some perfect manure, potash included. way. This any he attributes to the fact any .
and,analyses stretching over a period : come prominence and that promises These things.are all important. ; that our quarantine system is so well
of-five years: There is given. ,first a I to be a valuable in reclaiming
agent Nothing helps the sale of goods like know>>. throughout the country! that
.comprehensive! treatment of,the origin, the worn> soils of Florida, and also making it.handy for the consumer to other people, like Floridians )have no

a composition and classification of soils, a' most, excellent-food for stock, is the get them home. Not only do the village fear for this State in that direction.-,

F w i ."\to. then. follow a, ,dissertation in several velvet, bean. During the past. two ] grocers, bakers and butchers d e. Tallahasseean. .
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G. ..M.'D.: Bowers, late of. California, ESTABLISHED 1871 '
flarkets. ,
:. has. purchased the handsome lot on :

>'- -. Broadway of Mrs. Zipprer and will Conducting legitimate banking business- .' .' :: ::'- '.; -I

-. ;jAGKs6imLLBr f FLA.,.Nov. '12, 1897. doubtless build a fine residence there- ", :'. ;,
upon strictly commercial lines.
FBUITS AND PRODUCE. on.-Bartow C. I. _' --f-

} Corrected by Marx Bros. Ben :Moody was in town yesterday.He .

..These are average'quotations.. Extra choice here business connected THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK
loti fetch prices abaTe top quotations,while poor was, on FLORIDA I
lots selliower.j with his factoryat
Gnavas.................................;75 to i.oo new oyster canning ,
Pears Le Conte...............................1.25 Gulf City on the Little Manatee, -A'X'JACKSONVfi.
Pears' Kieffer. ...'.......... ...... ...... his -
? i.25 and in condition to to
Apples barrel........... ... .........!.. was report
Pines ;.per.....;..... ...........!.... ..>.i.sot03.25.3.00 friends here-and their name.is legion .( E, -F'LA.

lemons English,Peas Messina.box..3.5 dried............... .......,1.25 -that he had opened up his plant at Solicits the business of merchants: ,.planters and fruit growers
Peanuts best brand...... ............ to that with of suc-
.05 place every prospect All
.. Cabbage. N. Y.................... to .08 accounts have personalatteI1ti. Drafts on Eng-
07 : \
Potatoes ..,,, "... ......... DDl..... ...275 cess. :The capacity of this'new factory, ,;
Onions; .tttf*,.. ....*.............tiul* ... .ttf.....2,50 is land and the continent bought. and sold on favorable :.21.4
when at its full force cansa '
t BIzI.........-............_doz...........19 run 2,000 :- ",'."
,. day, and, though the plant is now terms. R. c. COOLEY, Cashier. *', % ,,""

.. VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. turning out but,a few hundred cans a JAflES' M. SCHUHACHER. '- President. .3 l
Corrected &Robinson. "
Yellow Yams.....by......._....bush day, it is expected that the next few ... -- ,'r--"i
Sweet ........... .......... .4510.50.50 days will see this elaborate new factory -
Potatoes .
,50Lettuce.dos in full operation.Tampa Trib- CC.RobertsonRealEstate ,

Cc1er'Florida......... ...... ..: none une. 'f
-- -
,Egg} Plants...................... .bbl.. 3.00 .
Tomatoes ..._..........crate.. 1.50 to 2.00 The State Board of Health -has received -
Sweet Pepper. ..........._...bu .... ....i.oo I York three disinfect- FIRE INSURANCE AND
from New
Green Beans,.................. crate..i.oo to 1.25 I
'Pumpkins, ........._......each .5 to .10 I' ing machines called the Kny5cheerer HOUSE RENTING AGENCY. ',a :-: l
Kershaws .... ...... .......each .3to .10 :
Parsley ....._....per dos.bunches .30 Formaldehyde generator, which are ,
Green onions,.....per do,bunches .25 to be used foi the benefit of the State.. Hogan and Adams Street
Pepper hot..__...........bushel .50101.00 ,
Sage,wen cured,.......'-../.......lb .25 This apparatus is considered the,mostpowerful Do a general Real Estate Business. ,
Hens..__._....._.... to Special At-
.25 30 disinfectant known. The
Roosters................_, ._. .20 tossHalf tention given to exchanging -
grown..__.__... :. : .I5 to.2S machines have, been placed at Ever- property. Very large 1i:
Turkeys, .......,. pound,gross .10 to .12 .and
Ducks.: ....._per.........,,........ .25 to .30 green and River Junction on the F. C. some good speculations can be had now. '
._.. ._.. ....... .... .
Geese, -- : ; : .40 & P. road and at Bologne on the S.
.... Money to LEND
) Leeks .. .. .perdoz bunches. 2010.25 on Jacksonville .'
it' Radishes, .'..................perdos .IS F &W., and all.freight from infected Property Only.
Cucumbers,*...................crate 1.25 to 1.50 .
localities will be Gttoves
Spinach .................perbushel none thoroughly fumigatedby Ofancje Timber Tracts and : ;;$'
Salsify, ......... dozen bunches none this The. machines .
Cau1i11ower.....................perbbl process. .are
Turnips..........................bunch 5.00.03 placed on'wheels and are easily moved Phosphate 1opettties. -
.... ..
r' Florida Honey pound section
New Potatoes............._..:.barrel 3.ooto 4.00,10 by one person.
Squash ., _..............crate 1.00 '. TELEPHONE: 184 ','
Luna beans.....................qt ..IotoISThe
The Seed.of the Pineapple.A .

.. friend Florida sends me some SITUATIONS SHGURHD' FOR 8TUDHNTS.
first crop of pineapples just '
in y
seeds found the interior of a pine
: marketed amounted to about twenty- ,
apple. He informs"me that such seedsare
five hundred crates. As a rule good MASSEY'S
rare and valuable. Is the findingof
:prices were received and the profits "HiA
such seeds
of the* business fully demonstrated.. uncommon, are
they of value in procuring new varie
The Tropical Canning Company ties? t"
which started here this js doing
ANS-The seeds are those of the
nice business in their
new .
specialty r
pineapple, without doubt. The pine- .4
of seedless :;Avon Park
apple is not a single fruit, but consists
item in Orlando Star.
Of.a large number of fruits overlap. Jacksonville. t
3 This county, Lake has about $20-, ping one another and closely united,, %,;.'

; .' .000 in_ the treasury, not one dollar of forming a fleshy cone. This will explain Columbus- ,' Ga.,
t outstanding indebtedness a tax the of tBirmingham 1
apparent mystery findingthe .
t 'rate pf only 7 mills. This strikesus seeds "in the interior of the fruit. ,

as"a most.excellent showing-such Pineapples are/usually propagated by '- Montgomery Ala.

a showing as we are prepared to believe offsets or suckers from' the parent THE GREAT SCHOOLS OF" THE SOUTH..
1- hardly another county in the
-'" plant. Since the seeds are not often
state can make. If any county can produced, and'seedling plants'require CHEAPEST AND BEST.

. L ,' equal or, surpass.it we would be glad .from ten to twelve years to mature, Send for -Catalogue, Address Nearest, School.
to hear from them. Com
-Leesburg -
seeds.are when
r .pineapple planted only .
mercial.Ed. onewishes to secure new varieties., ESTABLISHED 1875. i

Jamison has set for Mr.,Stetson .There.is no reason why the finder of .

,this ,year iio acres of new. orange :the seeds should hold them at an ex WILLIAM A. BOURS-

groves, and they are doing finely. Mr. aggerated price, as a great rarity. ;

Stetson has lost none of his confidence Furthermore as above suggested,even

: in the culture of the orange. Besides if viable, the seeds would be of little Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers

these ne'groves he has brought! back use, since the plants resulting there- ,

into-bearing,the 600 odd acres he had from would, probably, be much inferior aa 'r DA"7 0Ta ZACX80NVDLB, FLA. .

*, at the time of the Jreeze. Mr. Jamison to those propagated in the usual

'T TI is also putting.out for-Mr. Stetson way.. While some varieties of:pine. We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Oomple Stock of

3,000 camphor trees.DeLand Rec- apple have never been! known to produce
r r ord.Mr. seeds, other varieties frequently Hay,. Corn/ pats Flour Bran Wheat Grits, Meal
contain them.
'. E. C. Stuart last week effected Such. seeds very much '

.. '. the sale of the,five acre grove on the resemble those of the apple in size, Cotton Seed ,Meal Both Bright and Dark.8TAT .

: ., west side of town, known as the Fret shape'and color.. However, they are
J7* tCf grove, to Dr. Robert Gray of,Monon-

''' i' gehela- City, Pennsylvania, for the extend. lengthwise of the seeds. YMBri-Illea Fertilizer Co. NITRATE

-. sum of $4,000 cash. This property GILBERT H. HICKS. SODA,,
: -
l ''. it will be remembered_was willed to U. J. Department,of Agriculture.. Star Brand Fertilizers, jfj MURIATE OF POTASH
: ,
s" the George school of Philadelphia From Rural New Yorker.

recently, and in order to convert it -4.... GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. SULPHATE POTASH, .

.. .into cash it,was sold at this low price. The secret of winter eggs is : Hatchhe Orange Tree, and Vegetable
"' and
: .We understand! that the purchaser pullets early keep them growing; ,
xx will make his home have.warm quarters; do not crowd too -
here, and ,we many in a small place; keep them exercising Fertfllxen hire no top rter> la the.market,wid.2 trial t+f11 SSrtes.. .

gladly'welcome him as acitizen., .Mr... and.eed properly; ,'. led fer'. Calf'. '... lam .... .1-_p "

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1 Poultry Fallacies.A bran and other foodrich, in lime phos

_ P'i_ = ':. Poultry. Nor does' he.believe Mthat
; : writer in Practical Poultryman phates. -
._ the broody hen is always the fat hen,"
F f :' Edited by 8. 8.DeLAHOT, Apopka, Fhu gives a list of twenty-six popular and
: '.._-.A.-.__.. .. or "that too much com is the cause of
''' current lies about the poultry business
= r .. The. Black Mlnorcas. fat hens," or. "that corn is1 more fat-
which he has to be such as
proven ..
,However much uncertainty there tening than wheat. Perhaps he is <
he The list is :curious to
says. a one
'be about the effect of food but in half of experience
)may on right, a century .
the least and will continue
say many _w- F
butterfat there can be ; doubt of lean hen that
':' ,5 ,- no : we never saw a
to'believe the statements against whichhe
;:':: ,:::ri : ; u'the eflect of meat on egg production such after was broody, and when we wished'to
uses language even
-.j-:_ ,. !OF j:' inWend: Blanchard's mind. While strong fatten chickens. turkeys in the fall
reading charges:
0 'most flocks are down to next"to,nothing we thought we could do so more quickly ,
in.this he is "That fowls ever die for want of and meal mush than
locality, getting 140 upon corn corn ,
{ of grit," is lie number one, he says. If other boiled Shortest Quickest Most AttractiveNew
eggs per day. Perhaps twenty-five upon any grain, excepting ,
these but the he kept his fowl,in aback yard where rice which have used with
r : are;pullets' eggs, most we seen '
a ,are from a,flock-,of 450 hens that laid there was neither sand or gravel, b.ut good results for fastening broiler chick. : 0 U'1]: :E

: all last winter and' a vegetable muck, though well drained Its cost makes it' BETWEEN
J are now moulting. ens. scarcely profit
and dry he might learn that the grit FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH ....
F /1 It is certainly encouraging to see those able for older chickens at fall and THE
a *White with tail in'the gizzard of the fowl is the hen's winter .,
Leghorns, only one prices.
,Florida Central and Peninsular
,. feather left, still at it. teeth that we used to hear of, and that "That-incubator chicks are not as

; i What! makes them?" asked. without it they-cannot grind or masticate hardy as chicks hatched by hens" he NEW THROUGH ROUTES.

: = ""Meat the their food. That then they will another lie .and he ,
.j: l 'meat! was positive an places as maybe New York to Jacksonville by

", swer. "It may seem expensive to'buy have indigestion, which he places right, if he can keep his temperatureand New and Florida Pennsylvania ington. Southern R. R.Railway to Wash to

,andfeed/ prepared meat, but it pays fourth in his list of f lies, and that they moisture just right all the time in Northern, 1 Columbia, Florida Central &
Air Line.
Peninsular to all
,. 'every time." will. sicken, grow poor and die. the incubator, but few can do that,and points In Florida. principal
He As lies two and three he places the heard but Cincinnati to Harriman JunoClriclnnati
was not referring ,to green cut we never any one a manu -
bone and but the statements "that corn injurious as a facturer of incubators that tion by Queen & Crescent,
; meat, to ground, dry say they Harriman Junction to Ashe-
F r article put up for that use. Oil meal feed to the: laying fowl at any'season could raise as large a proportion of Asheville, Sc 1 villa and Columbia by; Southern -
and Florida
milk-and.meat should be'fed liberally of the year, or as a feed for young those hatched in one as they could of JacksonvilleCincinnati Central Hallway&Pensnsular-.Columbia -

F'K ,to promote a rapid growth'of'feathers, chicks."" We do not' know that any those hatched under hens.-American J to Jacksonville.
poultry writer ever made either state- Cincinnati to Jacksonville by '
: ,mature the pullets and keep up the Cultivator. Queen.& Crescent to Chattanooga y
: laying. ment, but many have pointed out thatan and Southern Ry to Ever-
Poultry Notes. Florida}ette,Florida Central& Penin-
exclusive diet of and
.. Hope, Farm and Mapes may have corn corn o There is in the Limited. sular to all Important Florida
more,money production '
meal was injurious to laying, hens, points.
'had success with their flocks during
of ald'broilers) than in the Kansas Tort Scott
eggs City
kept as a poultry keeper has to Kansas
g" summer, when' grain was kept before many City Memphis R.R.to Kansas .
Alaskan fields for the .
gold majority.It andJacksonville .
them all the time but during the keep them in and near villages; with 1 to Birmingham, Southern B
is said that in to Everette, Fla. Central &
only a small yard to exercise in, and eggs produced Thro' Line
finement of :winter there will be trou- Peninsular to all Fla. points.St.
: ble. 'The hens will get fat lazy and that it was especially injurious to henslilie northern climates are materially .- Louis to Jacksonville by
fcrahmas and Cochins which heavier than those produced in sunny Cairo Short Line to Du Quoin,
unhealthy, as. they will not take' the Holly Sp'gsRoute IllinoisCentraltoHollySp'gs,
v same amount of exercise indoors that have a natural tendency to fatten eas lands.. Kansas City, Memphis & Birmingham
to Birmingham,
they did'in'the'yards. In our experience ily. Many also know that Brahma The annual poultry product of the J ,to Everette and F. 0.Bou.'B' &P.

''the times fed and Cochin'"chickens will be stuntedin United States exceeds the'value of Sioux City&Chicago to Jacksonville -
more} were
I 9jU9iciously, the greater the variety, the size, though prematurely fat and the cotton' and tobacco crops com Route.''g "}Sp'gs K., Ill., 0. M.cent.& B.to to Holly Birmingham -
heavy, if corn alone and bined. Sou. BV to Ever-
grown upon '
the food the
more, was covered up, ette and the F. C. &P.
more they searchedsangand scratched that the pullets will not lay at as earlyan Unwholesome-stuff should not be Louls'ille&Nash'ille to'Rlve

--t fora living,the healthier, happier and age, or, as freely ever afterward, if given to hens, as it has been proven New Orleans To 1 Junction.route with F.through 0. & sleepers P. only

r handsomer they!-were. Without these fed entirely upon corn, as they would that the flavor of the food eaten affects Jacksonville between New Orleans' and
0 jjiven a more varied feed. / Jacksonville. ,
conditions their the '
eggs are as scarce, as eggs.
'The F. 0. & P. has 700 miles of track in
But he it is lie that fat hens
their teeth. says a :Missouri leads in poultry and she Florida running through the .
y Y The standard'"Minorca' is a very are not good layers. If he'means a should work to'retain her place;...Kansas Tobacco RegionttBlock farming and Dairy, Section,

large fowl, and Mr. Procter's objections fat Leghorn or a fat Black' Spanish, and other states 'are working for Peach and Strawberry Lands,
Orange, Banana and Pineapple Countryt
perhaps it js true. We know, 'not for
size but ,
to are correct; they must the leadership. Phosphate Belt.
have them although the writer has killed and Hat th.Silver Spring and .
something to distinguish The Kansas and Other Fine .
: poultry Scenery.The
egg cop;
dressed of both he has
many never
I had Great
Hunting Country
from Black.Leghorns. 10 highbred -
r B. Minorcas seen one that he called fat. But he sold in 1896 amounted to $3,608,815, ,Beaches the Noted Fishing Ground
", ; they were very has also dressed' Rocks Brahmas and a larger sum than,was paid for teach- Has the best lands for tillage, greatest earl
: handsome, and laid well) during winter er's salaries by z3 cent. ety of soils in the State,and above all
; The eggs from ,this strain were Cochins, when he had to cut through per Runs over the Central Rldgeland

enormous, and would not pack in the an.inch of clear fat when he went to Toulouse geese, although they are Where It Is High and Healthy.
removethe: i intestines, and such hens dark in plumage and lay sometimes as Prosperous towns fill its route and it offer
ordinary fillers of'the egg case. Four the best freight facilities for any produce to
of these.ten burst themselves Curing were not laying; nor did they look as many as forty or more eggs without the Northern markets.
sit desirable Send also for the best map of Florida (sent. 4
.the spring;trying" to expel the large if they would have laid for many waiting to are jess than free) and note the towns on its route.
Africans and Brown Chinas. A.o.MAODONELL,G.P..AJackBonvtllellA..
= eggs, and died. I saved one by breaking weeks, if not months, if they had not ] ,

". the egg before it was laid.V th"t been killed. The laying qualities of the White -

n me the chicks have been hard.to raise, We never saw a thoroughbred Jersey and Brown Leghorns are the same in The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R;

and either all the'females died, or else I cow too fat to give milk, but we both breeds. Some strains Of the Offers to Shippers

there is too great a proportion of males !I have seen Shorthorns so fattened that same color may lay better thanothers,

=about eight to :two. I am greatly they would not give milk much longer but the average Leghorn will layabout The Shortest and (defeat( Erato

disappointed, and think that, unless or more in amount than sufficientto 180 eggs per year when rightly man .. BETWEEN "-

my;luck be; exceptional, I will stick to raise a calf to two months old. aged.When FLORID AND ALL POINTS IN .

the business hen. Friends, how do "That tonics are ever needed! by a hen has 'a fiery red comb THE EAST AND WEST.With .

you'like Minorcas, ? fowls at any time to brace them up, you may expect eggs, says a recent Improved Ventilated Cars this company .

C. E. CHAPMAN. to help them in the ,moulting period" poultry writer, It is their sign of handle is the better Orange equipped and Vegetable than ever Crops ever and to '

It,is now quite a number ,of years pr to'assist nature in any way, he "eggs for sale." A pale comb is not a Insure close connections and prompt despatch
to all Eastern and Western)farke .
since the introduction of the Minorcas believer pronounces a life. Evidently he is a sign of disease, as many suppose, but ;.I Through oars to destination without i<

into this country, .yet, the little,Leg in the faith cure, but those merely that eggs are not kept in stock change or delay.

horns are still holding their owp.{ The who do not, and who wish to assist for delivery at present A pale comb Perishable freight followed by wire' and
shippers advised time passing
r 'combs of the former are very large and nature to- throw off disease, or to cause accompanies disease, but is not a tion and arrival at destination. Junc-

easily .-Rural New Yorker. the hen lay fifteen dozen.eggs in a reliable indication thereof. AU claims for overcharges' and loss prompt
year'instead of ten dozen will to ly adjusted.
An bverfat hen is in that
always dangerof See your goods are marked
:A:writer who has had experience in do so by tonics. via F. C.&P.R.LFor

raising ducks says that, they' are less He does not believe Jowls "that apoplexy.Give Information
caU ,
on or address the
.. liable l disease than'almost any other have to have oyster shells or limewater the moulting Yowls some cut dersigned: un-
bone, ,oil meal or fresh meat O. E. TAYLOR,Tnt'A',t,Ocaia Fla
fowls. If they can have a frcc''aDge : tomake, egg shells from. Pos w. B. TUCKS Gen A' 't.Orlando Y .

by day' and comfortable quarters at sibly not, in a field' -where they'can ,, Some bone' meal is beneficial, as it G.W.RFULLlBjT)!M.IIOLDEN Tray.r. A'A gt't,Tampa.Lee ".Fla.Blti!

.JIht'they! will ,need very little !attentioa. find lime in every -gravel stone; or increases production. and helps to Or N.S. PENNlNGTON.Traffic )fagpt.

.. ,when'they'are fed upon wheat, wheat| keep the fowls in a good condition. | W.H. PLEASAHTB Jacksonville Ger ,1'1..
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{::: SEEDS FOR THE SOPH. 1 GALA WEEK-SPECIAL. I CE ,ERT.v -White Plants.Flume,. Grant Paschall

i An Offer Which Will Be Taken Advantage Golden Self Blanching,New Rose,' $2.75 per

_ Of Scores Of Sufferers. 1000. Cabbage, leading varieties, $2.'Z5 per
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': 1000. Cauliflower, Snowball '4.00 per 1000.<
Horseradish sets $1.00 per 100. I.. Cameron,
-' From'present indications.- notless than '600 Seedsman,Jacksonville,Fla.
.: "w.. ,' NOT THE CHEAPEST, afflicted persons will take advantage of Gala
: Week excursion rates, and come to Jackson,
S. 'i {l :. / '-'.. ,. ville for the express purpose demonstrate I Hare Them.

:,' ; : BUT THE BEST. .rF. t:}r. Vincent who has so clearly 40,000 fine Orange and Pomelo Buds on 4, Sand
that: he is master of chronic diseases. ,To all 6 stocks want to sell 30,000 In next
"." .:-;.; those who begin treatment during Gal WeekDr. 6*days year, by discount. VILLA LAKfl NURSERIES -
.' .,:. It is Our Busings; to Supply-. Vincent will give SO per cent discount ,Fruitland ParFJa.. y-3i-tf
"" :,' from his usual fee,and this rate will prevail
,1 >- ,. until the patient gets well. This is the first The Hart Pomelo. _
: : time that Dr. Vincent has ever deviated fromhi.
_ :j itQOD: : < SEEDS regular rate and it will probab y be the ,Specially recommended by the nomencla-
-7 <. I last, so it is good advice to you, to advise you ture committee of the State Horticultural
_::.: ';;:;-That will'give the grower the best results when planted in the. Sooth, You can buy seeds for i to take advantage of this special rate. No Buds$1.50 per hundred PHILLIPS,510.00 BROS perthousandf -
less than from but matter how many physicians have failed to
_ g" ::", : money na, upn't get as'good seed. benefit you,come and see.what this specialist 7-24-15 Chulucta Orange County,Fla. '
.- 1.l', ., Cheap.,but poor seed is expensive at any price.. Send for our Catalogue is Free. has to say about your chances for recovery.If .
{ you cannot go to see him, send for symp PLANTS nowready.

'r< r H. G. HASTINGS, & CO,, tom blank. SPECIALTIES. Lady 700,000 Thompsons STRAWBERRY plants,,namely Clouds: I Hofmans.'provedNtwnans.Rising" .

.. CATARRH AND Seedlings, Tennessee Markets and Tennessee.
,SEEDSMEN.. -. Interlachen, Fla.. CHRONIC DISEASES Pro'me. Orders filled promptly. Packing the
., ;..,tc--; of the Eye, best. ,R. ruddy Lawtey,.Fla.
i Ear, Nose Throat,

WINTER HAVEN NURSERIES ach.Lungs Liver HeartStom-, Bowels, 300,000 STRAWBERRY and Lady Thompsons.PLANTS-Clonds.New,

Kidneys, Bladder vigorous plants. Indian River Seedlings. Write
Nerves, Skin and Fla.
f2rprices. C.H.ChuIchi11.Lawtey, 7-3-12
Offer. their Fine Stock of CITRUS TREES at Reduced Prices. (Old Sore
.:'i: .. Leg), Cancer, Rup- THIRTY THOUSAND NURSERY TREES In-
Seedling Grapefrnt years old.
; ture,StrictureVar-
fe.. :" Parson Brown Jaffa Bloods Si Michael"'Jaffa Wash. Navels icocele Hydrocele Also. Hart's and Valencia Late Dancy Tangerines -
Ruby,Amory, and Piles Budded Grapefruit Eureka
1 :i I.... 0. Tardiff.; Dancy, King Tangerines, Villa Franca Lemons. teed cured without guaran- Lemon and a few Seedless Grapefruit, Parson
h using the knife.Rheumatism .- Brown's and Enterprise Seedless All buds on
Marsh Seedless Thornless Silver Cluster
Triumph Pomelos.
_ ," .. DIS- Grapefruit. stock 5 years old. Buds grown to

"' 1.: '":.s .i At '$25 per 100, f. 'o. :b. ; 10 per cent. off on 500 lots., No eases charge of both for sexes consultation.are given special Fees attention always, stakes.& to STEPHENS quality Trees and very Lakeland price.fine and Write Fla.sure us.to please BOWYER,bothas

4 ':";- All trees are budded low on rough lemon stocks about 1} inchdiameter.: Buds reasonable Special rates for mail treatment.

:. F ;.'..4,J. ..to 6 feet high,first class in every respect and guaranteed true to name. DR. W. T.'S. VINCENT, Specialist. SMOOTH CAYENNE and Golden, CHARLOTTE Queen Pineapple ROTHS-

r :- .' Address, RICHARD KLEMM, Winter Haven, Fla. Mohaw Block Jacksonville Corner Bay Florida.Hours &: Market. Streets, Plants,for) sale at Modelo Park Pinery, Quality
LL __ unsurpassed.
M 2 to 4 &7 to 8 P.M. Sun->
: 9 to 12 A. ; : Orlando Fla.
(51 FRUIT CO., C. S.VanHouten, ,
days-3:30 to 6 P.AU Only. -
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SALE-Smooth Cayenne and Abbaka
The importance of cleanliness in the FOR and Slips. St. Petersburg Pineap-

-? ; Dental Parlors. dairy, -not only' in caring for the cows, ple Co.,St. Petersburg,Fla. 6-12-15.

} bnt in all stages of milk handling;is now
s understood. You Should See
quite generally _
'" 'Established 1884.. Cor. Bay and Laura Sta.,over Mrs.Keene'g.
j Those 3.000 two year King buds on 4 and 6 \
: The most .
year stocks. profitable orange grown.C.

t For the next 30 days prices will.be as follows: Gold Fillings, $1.50 to $2; Plastic "OENT-A-WOBD" COLUMN. Park. W., Fla.FOX, Villa "Lake Nurseries, Fruitland 7-jl-tf.

;; ,Fillings,oOc. to$1$; Alloy Fillings, $1 to $1.50; Plates, $5 to $8; Full sets (very best). RATES.-Twenty words, name and address, ,
$9 to$10. Extracting free, by a painless method, where plates are made. First-class one week,25 cents; three weeks-5o cents Noth- CENTENNIAL AND SATSUMA BUDS on
taken for less than cents.
ing 25 sed from seed since the
and attendants. Gold and Continuous Gum Sets of Teeth made
operators polite ,
Advertisements for this column -MUST be pre freeze. Buds 4 to 8 feet high, excellent roots .
and repaired. '. paid. and perfect condition. Nothing like it in the
Send no stamps larger than two cents. State. Address H. Friedlander, Interlachen,
Initials and figures count as one word. Fla. 10-30-Sm
,n Ashes as Fertilizers. Joseph H. Keen. Eugene B. Redfield. .
PLANTS, Schnadelbacn'i
CLARA PEACH.-This fine new peach STRAWBERRY ,Nunans,per 1,000$3.00.
'c ,Considerable space is devoted to F. B. REDFIELD& CO.. THE as early as the Jewel as large as the JULIUS SCHNADELBACH, Grand Bay,Ala.Don't .

":ashes.as fertilizers in a late bulletin issued Oviedo, color a solid crimson,quality the best.
I have all leading varieties. Write for prices.T. .
r (Formerly of Redfield &Son. Established i87i.BfiD }
by the Massachusetts Experiment Godbey. Waldo, Fla. You Forget ..

-3' Station. The bulletin states that limekiln Wj40ILHSALH: P UIT To send for price list of all the leading varieties ,
You Want Them. of Citrus Trees on 4,5 and 6 year stocks.
;; ashes, which, contains, in one ton, PRODUCE. Discounts according to size of orders. C. W.
800 pounds of lime, 25 of potash and Some of those three thousand fine one year FOX Villa Lake Nurseries,Fruitland Park, Fla.
C01YI1WISSIO Riverside Navel buds on six year old Rough 7-31-U.
20 of phosphoric acid, might well be Lemon Stocks. Will bloom next spring. Vfila
c_ advertised and sold with profit, These 1YIa RC>:IANTS.No. Lake Nurseries Fruitland Park.Fla. ] at bottom prices. Choice stock.

ashes obtained by burning lime- Best varieties true to name and square
RETURNS AND PHENOME- treatment. Write for prices stating,your
,' ,stone with wood., They are very useful .405 New Market St'., Fhll'a Pa FOR profits,plant Satsuma, Tangerine wants. We can please you. Phoenix Nurse

like clover and SPECIATIES; and King oranges on rough lemon stock. ries Braidentown,Fla, Established In 1882... /
_, on or
t crops grass, I also have Parson Brown Pineapple Wash-
farmers who live where they can be ington Navel Marsh Seedless Grapefruit, Need Money, F'
Southern Berries Villa Franca Lemon and one year'old: sour oranges -
obtained, can well afford to pay $3.50 and Tdfoliata: plants. Write for prices Therefore I will sell my large stock of Orangeand
ton and haul them home. As for George E. Snow, Eastlake, Fla. 10-9-6m Pomelo{o trees at very low prices. All the best .
per Fruits and Vegetables and popular varieties of Orange and Pomelo .
.. ordinary unleached wood ashes, they trees from 3 to 6 feet high. Address for particulars -
SMOOTH CAYENNE PINE- W. K. Trimble, Braidentown, Fla. tf
should never be bought by the bushel. Trifoliate For Hedges. PEDIGREE imported stocks, of years

h They should be bought not only by careful selection. Every sucker taken from FOR SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acre
Eighty Thousand Trifoliate plants for plants that have produced extra large, fine 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and 3
weight, but pn a guaranteed analysisOf Hoog &or for stocks for Citrus Varieties. fruit. E. A. Peck, Orlando, Fla. IO-- m tobacco growing. W.B. Clarkson,Jacksonville, .

: potash and phosphoric add. The Grandest Hedge Plant for the South. Fla. 8-24-tf

.:Massachusetts Experiment ,Station VILLA u NURSERIES, HALF-PRICE for Bud wood,Satsumas.Cen- HART'S LATE AND PARSON BROWN .
Fraitland'Park Fla. tf 50 cents per 100 by and Buds. Write for prices.eta '
chemists found all the'way\ from x to mail, 84.00 per 1,000 by express. H. Friedlander I 23 tf W. H.MANN, MannTille.Fla. ii

35 per cent of water in different Interlachen, Fla. 10-30-3m
samples of such ashes. It is folly to POULTRY ; or '
PLANTS: Lady Thompson stock Good chance for man of .
ashes the bushel when STRAWBERRY ,- small means to get a home in Florida. Address .. "
etc. Send for list.
buy by 20 per $ AN ACRE. ACROP price Box .
S. W.Manucy, ,Fernandina. :
Beach& Co. Melbourne
5 J. B. Fla.
cent or more of the bulk is nothing but of some kind lOlft2.T70R( ,

r water. The potash and phosphoric can be produced every month of the year SALE OR EXCHANGE-Latest Im- : ;'
South Florida, on land that is FR Reliable and Praire State Incubator SALE-A fine pack of Fox Hounds,
'acid found in wood ashes have pound pur A trained. Address
thoroughly Oeo. N.
and brooder. Box 600, Winter
chased at the installment
$5 an acre on Lewis,Attapulgus Ga., 10-16-3 .'
for pound, about equal commercial Park. Fla, 10-9-3
plan. Good climate and good health. -
: values. Dealers sometimes state only Writefor information. SPECIESIx California, COR CHOICE FRESH MILK COWS write,

.... the.sum of both instead of the amountof CLARK: D. KNAPP, Lawyer, \XTASHIXGTONlA vv Most Beautiful, Rapid Growing Hardiest r 10-KW.-to Thomas& Lewis,Bainbridge,.Ga.-i .' :'

.each. This is well enough. in. figuring Avon Park. FlaFOR Palm. Seed now ripening. Packet by Federal
cents, Thousand $tso. E. H. HART.
the money value of the ashes, Point, Florida. 10-2-5 WHITE AND DROWN LEGHORNS I :Jor '-10.
SALE. -Pure-bred Berskshlre Pigs Pure breed hens,only 60-cents in
'"-,.... but the buyer sheuld demand, / in addition $5.00 f r o. b', cars. For further information Bred; lots of six or more if taken soon.. The Island -
MILO MARTIN Pure Registered, Yards Femandfna Fla.
a difinite statement of the address H. T. STROUT Fruitland Poultry r
Jersey Bull for sale. Price $40. I make a 9-2&-31
amounts ,of potash and phosphoric Park, ,Lake Co.. .Fla. 10-30-3> change.to avoid inbreeding. C, A. BAcoN, Or-

mond, Florida. xo-a-j NEW.SOUTH,CULTIVATOR !. upe-
TIm ,
acid as separate. ingredients. from 2000 to 3000 extra fine grape- to all others. It can be adjuste$/to'_ ': ,c..
,..,:-; : t- gerine and pineapple buds. State DO NOT buy budded trees on old hard cultivate any crop,from a strawberry palek>to' f
age and kind of stock age and size of bud. stocks,when you can get them on new I an orange KrO.e.'L without extra a trine n in f u4i. -:" t
J Poultry cannot be kept healthy on Nothing: but very' best stock wanted; Two healthy stock for the same price Centennialand I Soid on trial' Cti011 gutraatet4. Free J5.
:: ,.''* / year old buds preferred. State lowest'priee. Satsumas on sweet new stock AddressH. j f'rdptpaid. Send for dreular ;,<. ".t '
.#; welground. Address,Loc>:boz 4,. Leeeburg, Fla. 10-80-6 Friedlander. Interlachen,Fla. lo- -3m 'c "T. K.;CODBBY;, WaUe, ,..;.. -" '"- .
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; Chattahoochee....... .,.?,,....................:..,: .:e....... ....,.......Friday, September 3 : 4coo491bJl ;-.
Gate ......................(..................-.............Saturday, September 4 ; ; ,
., City of iulrmingham.......................,..........< ..... ...............Monday, September 6 N (
Nacoochee....... ... .......... ...>. ............. ...................Tuesday, ,September Jh
Tal1Ah sees............................".................:.._.. ......-.. Wednesday, September 8 : ? :
Kansas City ..... .... ...........:....:......,.. ..;.....t............"... Friday; September 10Chattahoochee. -}
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. lxj City....... .,... ,..,..., ................-............ ...... .......){onday, September'13City "
of Birmingham.................... .....!.......,.. .....,......".....Tuesday, September .:. -
Nacoochee........... ................ .................... "'! ..? Wednesday, September .
Tallahassee................ ... ....... ........ ............. "- .t ........... Friday, September 17 .
t Kansas City..................................................: ............Saturday, September 18 COMFORT I Y.
Chattahoochee.;,..... .. ...............................:.................. Monday, September SAFETY QUICK TIME! LOW RATES!! Y.FinestCuisineand
+ Gate City........ .......... ..?............................................ Tuesday, September 21 .
City of Birmingham............................ ...:. ... ...... ....Wednesday, September -
Nacoochee.....................................*................................Fri ay, September 24 ; : Service. No Transfers Between Jacksonville
Tallahassee...........;....:.......................................,...... Saturday. September 25 .. and New York. _. .
Fr .Kansas City.....,............:...............".....,........*... '.........Monday, September 27 The Fleet is of the >
Chattahoochee.....,.....................................:_-.............Tuesday, September 28 composed following Handsome New Steel Steamers: :
Gate City...............;....................,........ ....,.......;..Wednesday, September : :
"Comanche" (new) "'! :
.SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Ig nquin, "topis; Cherokee, Seminole .

U Central (90* Meridian) Time-as below. "
t .City ofDlrmingham........... ............................ ...Wednesday Sept. 1, 11.00 am NORTHBOUND. ; .
Nacoochee................................ ... ..,..........................Friday, Sept. 3, 11.30 amTallahassee .
................. ..........................-....:.............Saturday, Sept. 4,12.30pm() Steamers are appointed to sail according tothe tide. *
'r Kansas City..... ..................'..?........ -............... ............Monday,Sept 6,3.00 pm From,
Chattahoochee .................. ....... ,............. .... ... .........Tuesday, sept. 7, 4.00 pm JACKSOHVILIE, FLA., (calling Charleston......... .......Sundays,Tuesdays andThundayi
v Gate City...... ............ ... ........ ..............................Wednesday, Sept. 8,5.00pm Brom CHARLESTON, S. C., ...... ....................... .........
*City of Birmingham.......................-....*....-........,......,.......Friday, Sept.10. 3.00 pm Mondays,Wednesdays and FridaysFor
Nacoochee ...................... ............ .. ...................Saturday, Sept. 11,6.00pm hours of sailing see "Clyde Line" Schedule or Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers
Tallahassee...............,.................,...................,........ Monday, Sept. 13,6.00pm
Kansas City ..............'!.............:.,...................__........Tuesday, Sept. 14,7.00pm SOUTH BOUND.
Chattahoochee .......,...i.. ...... ..'..............". .,..,...........Wedesday, Sept.15,7.30pm .
Gate City ........'.."................?..,..;...;.,.-................Friday.. Sept. 17,12 00m Steamers
City of Birmingham.........;....................................... ....Saturday, Sept. 18,12.00m are appointed to sail from Pier 39, East River, NewYork at 3 p.m., as follows: -

Nacoochee ........................................... ......:.............Monday, Sept. 20,1.00pm ForCHARLESTOK S.'C. ................... *
. Tallahassee..... .... ............. .............*.............'..........Tuesday, Sept. 21,2.00pm ....._.........Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays ., .. ...
.q' Kansas Cit,:...............................'........... .................Wednesday, Sept. 22,3.00 pm For JACKSOHVILIE, FLA., (calling at Charleston) ....... _...... and J
; Chattahooc ee.................................. .........................Friday Sept. :84,5.00pm Mondays. Wednesdays. FridaysClyde .
Gate City................................... .......... .:................Saturday, Sept.25. 5.00 pm .
f+ City of Birmingham..,...................."....... ...,........-...........Monday, Sept,:27, 4.00pm
i ; Nacooohee......,...................... ............!...............:.......Tuesday, Sept. 28, 6.00 pm New England and Southern Lines -- '
Tallahassee........,...........f......................................Wednesday, Sept.29, 6.00 pm .

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Piei-34 North Klver--3 00 P. 31. Calling at Charleston, S. C.,both ways.
City-of Macon, Captain Savage, leaves New York on following dates: Steamers "DELAWARE" and "GEORGE W. CLYDE," .
Monday, Sept.6. 'Monday Sept. 20..
Friday,Sept. 10. Friday, Sept 24.- Ar appointed to sail as follows: ? .
: Wednesday Sept. 15. Wednesday, Sept. 20. <
City of. Macon will handle freight only, not carrying passengers. !, from foot of Hogan Street, Jacksonville, From Lewis' Wharf, Bow< ".:
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City of Macon, Captain Savage, leaves Boston on following dates: "'. ,
Friday, Sept.3,. Friday, Sept. 17. .
Wednesday Sept. 8. Wednesday, Sept. 22.. Jacksonville, Pal atka, Sanford, Enterprise, Fla., and Intermediate I
Monday, Sept. 13. Monday, Sept. :27.
City!of,Macon will handle freight only, not carrying passengers. Landings on the, St.-Johns .Biver.The .

NEAREST RAILROAD Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer ... .

V W; O. BREWER Ticket and Pass. Agent. Ocean SA Co., 39 Bull 8t Savannah Ga. "OITY OF.JAOKSONVILLE," -
K.W. SMITH. Contr Freight Agent, Ocean 8.8. Co., 13 E. Bay St. Savannah, Ga, CAPT. W. A. SHAW, ':4_
R. G. TREZEV ANT. Agent Ocean 8.8. Co:. Savannah; Ga. .
S WALTER HAWKINS,Fla., Pass. Agent Ocean 8.8 Co.,224 W. Bay St. Jacksonville, Fla. Is appointed to sail as follows: .- .

err W.J. FARRELL SoL Agent Ocean 8.8. Co.,224 W. Bay St. Jacksonville, Fla. Leave Jacksonville ,..&....,,...............Sundays, Tue days and Thursdays at "-n
,L. E. BARKER, TravFrt. Agent OceanS.S. Co..224 W. Bay St. Jacksonville, Fla. ReturadDg, leaves Sanford.;............:..........Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays at9 ttoo m ..
W. H. RlrETT., of Ga. Ry.,317 Broadway, N. Y. ooa.m
"' E. BRYAN,Jr., Gen'I.eEastern. Agent Ocean S.S. Co.,217 Brodway N.,.Y.
r.f .W, E. ARNOLD, Gen'l.Trav, 1'ais. Agent Ocean 8.8. Co..317 Broadway, New York. SOUTH ROONE SCHEDULE. IDRTH BOUND
: B, FRENC" H. Sol.-Pass. Agent Ocean 8.H. Co.,317 Broadway, New York. Read Down. Read Up.
St -E: .R. 000DWIk. Sol. Frt. Agent Ocean 8.8.Co.,317 Broadway New York.
'M. C. HAMMOND, Agent Ocean 8.8. Co., New Pier 35 N. R.. New York.
C,C. WALTON Ticket Agent Ocean 8,8. Co 37 Broadway New York. Leave 330 p.m. .,.......:.............Jaek.oll.ll1e.................._.... Arrlye 200 a.m. .
I r B. PRICE: ,!Tr v. Krt. Agent Cent of Ga Ry.,3'TBroadway' New York. .. 845' ... .........................Paatka.................... ...... heave 8oop.m.
i W. H. LaHOYTEAUX Trav. Frt.Agent Cent. of Ga. Ry. 311 Broadway,New York. iI 300a.m._ ........i..................Astor ............................ II 230"
,* JJ; D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Frt.Agent Plant System,261 Broadway, New York. at 430 II ..........................St. Frand. ........................ ': Too II ,
: 'J;J.FARNSWORTH, East. Pass. Agent Plant System 281 Broadway. New York. .................. .. .... Beresford......................... ? 113O&.m. .
.I J, L. ADAMS. Gen'l. East. Agent F. C. & P.R. R.,333 Broadway, New York. If 600 If ,...U.:..... ........?...BlueSpriDgs .....:........_ II 1100"
:J.A. McDUFFIE Eastern Agent G. 4 A. By.,378 Broadway, New York.. Arrive 830 If .... .......... ........' SaDford.......................... It 900 II
", .- s .A, DeW. SAMPSON Gen' Agent C.'of O,lty;:806 Washington St. Boston. .__.._915 if ..............'.... ........ '17'A D.uac;........ ............... 930-
.I ,* J. A. FLANDERS..ew England Agent Plant>System.29U' Washington St. Boston.
\ :RICHARDSON' &: BARNARD Agents Ocean 8,8. Co..20 Atlantic Ave., Boston. General Passenger,and Ticket Office, 2Q4 West Bay Si, Jacks on villTV
I ;__ CARROLL H. SMITH,Agent C\of G Ryn 33 South Third St. Philadelphia .
K ''DANIEL LAMMOT.,Agent F. C. &: P. R. R.,40 South Third St., Philadelphia, Pa. II.. WAR URTONa P. A., 5 Bowling Green, Kew York..
.'- 'JNO. a GROFF T.P. A.. Plant System 100 South 10th St., Philadelphia, Pa. M. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager Boa tug Green, hew York. .
'J;C. HA1LE, General Paseager Agent, Savannah, Oa.E 1!'. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent.304 West Bay St.,Jacksonville. PI,'
JOHN L. HOWARD, Superintendent foot Hogan Street Jacksonville,FU.THEO. ,-
G. EGER, Traffic Managers Bowling Gteen.New York .

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f'' .., Farm Talks.i .- I our host and his sons must have good the ladies retired, a decanter of old of the great utility to be derived from

,? 1..x' '":t. THE- :PABMEB 8"-3LLNDRE.. I sport hunting and 1 fishing, but- were in- Scotch whiskey was opened. The host coarse manures from their mechanical

t. '::f: Jones-When I was a little shaver an formed that any one caught with a fish- said: "Mr. Jones, will you take a wee effect upon the soil! not only'making the
." *, '-- old aunty, in cutting my hair,amid "You rod and line on that.. stream without a sip with us!I"r There was but one of the light soil more compact and the heavy
,' '"' have two crowns. ; you will eat bread in permit from Lord was subject to a invited guests that did not take a "wee soils lighter, but its effects also in making
two kingdoms. hea penalty, and that a two pound license sip" to no greater extent than to make available the chemical plant food in
; i Smith-Is this to be farm talk? was necessary to carry a fowling the tongue little more glib. After ,the the soil. *
$ Jon -Be patient. It will be a farm piece and that the birds and hares were indulgence, a walk was made over the Smith-And it is now an established
'" ; talk; even if I have to cross the ocean for as safe on these premises as a razorback farm during which there was a general fact recognized by the intelligent users
j 4 the material. There was not much'prospeot hog in a Florida discussion of commercial fertilizers. of commercial fertilizers, tha& soil well
-, of a boy working on a stony farm at Smith-Did you strike the Harvest "And what do you think of dung?" asked filled with coarse manures, give much
.$2 a month! fulfilling the prophecy.' Home? Mr. A. of Mr. B. "I think'there is noth- greater results from the application of ;
.. Smith-I should say not. : Jones-No. The farmer was in the ing better," was the reply. "And thatis chemical fertilizers than those destitute
,, --1. Jones-But in the succeeding 50 years midst of his harvest. just what I think," said Mr. A. of them.
: many things had happened. The two i Smith-Then you had an opportunity In considering the great needs of our Jones-I think the successful farmer
-.:': tcrowns had been a good deal of annoyance I to compare their methods with ours. Southern soils, I have many times in the of the future will be as careful in make
'.." to me in keeping my hair straight, Jones-Yes. I saw men and women years that have. since intervened, ing and saving manure as was the farmer,,
X and were a"constant reminder of eating working side by side in the harvest field, thought of the opinion of the Scotch when potash, phosphoric acid and nitro-
y \ bread in two kingdoms. the women making a full. hand,.and. receiving farmer that there is nothing better than gen were not on the market.
Smith-What has all this to do with the same wages. dung. Smith-By the way,to go tback to your
I ,. farms or farmingFonesI ? Smith-Had they no reaping'machines? Smith-Sincejou have recalled the in- visit across the water, did your host secure
; :'. will get there if you mIllet Jones-Yeet, they had a clumsy harvester cident of your boyhood, it brings to you any scones? i
;' ;':, me be.. One day I said to a married at work, but our host told me it was mind my ,own 'experience nearly as far Jones-Yes, indeed; but I cannot deny
7K :a. ,r.: daughter and a grown-up son, "How little saving in expense over the harvest back, when I daily drove the cows t that I enjoyed them. The Scotch oat-
', .. ',. : would you like to po to Europe, and how bands, which were employed at about 60 well fenced pastures and brought them meal, or rolled oats, has become an almost
;. -4 .... It ,soon can you be ready?" To-morrow cents a day.SmithHow. up again at night, and the young cattle universal breakfast dish throughout
;- was the reply of the. daughter, and in 'a were you impressed with with them, that every dropping of dung Christendom. But I think the'SCQDfI
week,,we were on the big ocean liner the farm life and farm methods. in Scotlandand might be secured to be put upon the land will be confined. to the table of the. ,
, 'City of Chicago, afterwards wrecked off England? where most needed. Scotchman. E
the lush coast, bound for Liverpool. Jones-In 'some respects favorably, Jones-And on the farm on which I Smith-That reminds me of good re
Smith-This looks more like a sea talk. particularly in the keeping up of the fer- worked much was hauled from the tort on the Englishman who cart a slur
Jones-In due time'we reached Liverpool. tility,of the soil, careful cultivation and swamp washings from the road and vegetable on the Scotch as eaters of,oatmeal} a diet "
; l. From there we" went to Glasgow, larger crops. The wheat crop, I think,is matter of various kinds/wherever which the English confined 'to' their
Edinburgh, crossed the Trossachs and twice the average crop in the United obtainable,was hauled into the barnyardto horses. "And where dp you find better
started for the South,of Scotland, hoping States. Labor is cheap, but not as efficient the excrements of thetcattle. men than the Scotch or better hors
:' ," to be't present at _a Harvest Home, a de- as with us. solid and liquid. Making manure was than the English?*Southern Roralist.
'scription of which wo had received froma Smith-I have heard the English farmer the main business of the farm. ---. I.-.
Scotchman, who had given us letters of uses lime. extensively. Smith-I can recollect that the man
introduction a Scotch farmer. Jones-H does. By the way, I must who sold raw products from the farm There is no article of food that COB*
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SmithY ur talk does begin to have a tell .you of a little, incident that is the that could be fed to stock was a farmer termed fat in so suitable
little farm flavor. key to this talk. Our host and hostess, whose credit was .i I I a condition for_ food for hogs aa oar com _
Jones-We found our host a tenant in honor of their American guests, had Jones-In the genera introduction of mon corn.
':1' farmer on a picturesque farm belonging invited a number.: of. their farm neigh the commercial fertilizers so easily applied The October pig is born into a land
; t to Lord Somebody. A beautiful stream b rs. We found them sociable, intelli-- ,,it seems to me that, the farmer of abounding in soft, succulent food*. He
,'; of water ran through the; farm. Game gent and cultivated. A bountiful dinner the South, as well as 'the farmer of the should have a chance to make the sort
i- ,. seemed.. plenty, :and, we suggested, that was stlTed.and. after it was eaten and I I Middle and Western States. ., has lost sight of these while they last. ". ,.

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