Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00156
 Material Information
Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: November 27, 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
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00156
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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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,, .rThe Largest Fruit Growers .

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..i> WEST fitlCES We shipped more peaches from our own orchards tnls ', : .' 15 Years Established .
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f vv856" Varieties. A:, MILLION-and a half trees. Over 300 acres. .
.: 'i / No BE;fl. stock-: select from. None so LARGE.
P ;-"-- New.Catalor.l1'.80. strations! 28 New Photographic Views, Free ont
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1-: s '_. Successors to W.'! GrURng. 'Fla. THE, LAKELAND NURERIESL


SATSUMA ORANGE (Seedless), EUREKA LfefiON (Seedless.
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3 ;1tcf'u g"e,Valentine and Best of A11'$2 75 per bushel. Gotden Wax,Black Wiz.and Ward-
wells, Kidney Wax $3 25 per bushel; lettuce. California Cream Si 50 per pound. Cabbage ORANGE LEMON LIME' AND POMELO TREES. -
$2 00 to Sj 00 per pound. A full line of fresh and reliable Seeds as low,as first-class Seeds I- t'
'can be bought for. Florida and Georgia Rye .and Rust Proof Oats. For prices and varieties Send for Descriptive Catalogue. LAKELAND., FLJu "
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,. :.. Offers to the public this season the finest Citrus,Nursery Trees grown in an experience POMELO ETC. 'ETC.BuddineWood .. .
> 'Of thirteen consecutlTO.years. The stock is large and includes the following widely
_ known and thoroughly approved varieties, viz: Satsuma, Mandarin, Parson Brown, For Sale.
.,1-::';, I 'oone1s Early and Centennial. Jaffa,Majorca,Ruby Blood Start's or Enterprise Seedless ,. .
,".1'..: i' : ,Pineapple;.Homosass;and Tangerine. Tardiff and King,Duncan and Marsh Seedless Dormant Budding on Trifollata Stocks to order. ,."'P"? .
;!: '.i Grapefruit. Seedless Villa Franca Lemon (matchless). Oblong Kumquat(superior '; ?
':: r' to the round). Budwood at all times, Prices reasonable. Prompt attention to correspondents. A full. ,line of Fruit Trees, Field Grown Hoses, Camellia Japonicas, ,Byer.... ... .,
Address all communications and make all remittances payable to ft greens, etc.* '-: "<

.:. : -1. ,Milwaukee Florida Orange Co., NEW LIST NOW .READY.D. .

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: ,- '., 'Cele'Ua.l,Figs,Mulberries,Peaches, Pears,Plums,Roses, Grapes Fe .lmmont.and All the choicest varieties of citrus fruit on sour or wild lemon
,, Ornamentals. Everything clean and healthy and prices,to suit the hard on high loose scrub hickory and ridge land.
_ .. ",' _; .times, gend,for Catalogue. .roots, grown spruce
Also strawberry plants of newest-varietieS, and a full line of tropicaland
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y semi-tropical t and ornamental trees and flowering plants.
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JOHN B. BEACH Indian River Nurseries '

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1. ."ETC.; We are prepared to receive orders for 60 000 Citrus and other fruit trees We can ,
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. ;.. Trifoliata stock. Our trees this season are first-class and the best.we have overgrown TROPICAL and 5eal
'" '- before. Write us for prices., Special prices large orders; Tropical plants and trees
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*: '- Pomelo,prepaid to any part of e State. Price: 40 cents per lop or$3.50 per 1,000.( and J'AlULMarket port nnal CaUtoofe, fell of.
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The Celebrated INVANHOE and FAIR OAKS PINERIES are known FOE THEMSELVES .,#" .. r,:' -
';,throGfibuut the UNITED STATES as producing the FINEST FRUIT EVER PUT ,'.

To. produce Fine Fruit you most have .- .. .' ,-:.' /".. .

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:-ti: reputation SECOND TO NONE. .
; Purchase your plants from PIONEER; GROWER of Fancy Pines,' and you -
V': get a GUARANTEE that are absolutely TRUE TO NAME. '

Price List now: ready. WRITE AT ONCE. 19 --ICeatings--19: : IkV wa

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,''J .-J tHOSOTNOTAM! CO AOHM, TOSTZBULSD TRAWL What is, often spoken of as' worn of subjugation so that crop raising i-

)" :;.. ,' out land is land that has been run along profitable he must continually change
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;1' : time that its field another. It,
,to one crop, so capacity his crops from one to
f ) ., NORTH, rAND WE5T.TWt for producing,that one crop is would seem a simple lesson to learn,

: .. ) i seriously impaired, says the Kanas but a host of farmers; fail to act uponit.

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'So f;!: '. WtoktaftMi ud Southwest United, worn out, for if turned over, to the Hand & Pollard' have put the fiu-,
t I 1 production of,crops of another char- ishing touches on the new building!

,<' "...... \ ''...'.' ., Aad tht Uftited States Put Malt acter if readily manifests its old time the Palmetto Livery and Transfer

": b :-:, productiveness. This creates a demand Company, and it is a' splendid building
V-/. : ALT U.OVII11ODOIVILU'ro WASHINGTON. rotation and the
for crop. man from top to bottom. Especiallydoes
: OILY 27 HOURS JAOISOHVILLB. TO VBV BOB who fails to recognize this demand the hall up-stairs, which will be

:,{ft < fails at the most vital point in crop used .for a Masonic lodge-room, deserve -

( r. MII1MMwt'l. .aiw...,- !.IIli."eeedPflmaa ei....Osn ass thttetaIt culture. There can be no doubt that notice. It is finished up in' a
fcf OH*Iknath wt* oat chugs to Waihtatfos.B.ltinaaplttadaiptda
every farm in this country is continu- first-class workmanship manner, and
....: ,Knr York Mi Ite)'''
: Tt ally suffering by loss of production,by will make lodge-room that will l be a.. -
." f" : : I reason of its owner's falling short in credit to the town.-Palmetto News.
-f: J\ PULLMAN DRAWING';ROOM SLEEPING OARS BETWEEN coming up to this most.rigid of na
t :>1/ ,: ; :'5'' JACKSONVILLE AND NASHVILLE. ture's requirements. This law is absolute In one section of the city the large
.' ice is built while
!\ new factory being
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in its operation, and the farmer
: '. TkfWih'54tfflif Ctr DaOJackmvilto toY is loser to the extent to in another the electric light companyis
:/4 :;:.. _: busily engaged in putting in the '
ClacJasatl, via Astwvntt 'Throng which he goes on infringing upon it.
: ( : :, : tlw machinery for lighting the town. In
But in order the more effectuallyto y
"f r. 1. LAND OP THB SKY.fi ." enforce her dictum in such matters, addition, glance in any direction a&d }

.- you can see carpenters! engaged in,
; !11 J -!:-.-: b .... ..... ....r Nmmtt .a. -. ",II" nature has placed other ,obstacles in either erecting new residences or mak.ing
i- WAI..U .. the of'those who ignorantly or
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J ,. additions to those erected.
.".,,-d... 'iI\!" willfully ignore her laws. Thus, for
r- LA.RIiziz JIf MPi Agi.t1f.W.m yam. JaobanYW,, instance, the farmer who runs his The painters are being kept baey -

.J :, ; It...... .a.."&""' .. s. ,.t"Dftwnrr"v ,, fields long-to corn invites serious trouble beautifying the homes of our'".citizens,,
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,'. and hard,times are being ,laughed to'scorn.
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'a Meet with the corn root louse the chinch
J/j: w ha. ...t, ; I do not wish to intimate that
.-.I$ bug suggests that the farmer had bet-
;. f .. Gainesville is on a boom. What k
ter where the small
'j''F.!' put corn grainwas
is simply the ,of a
:;i seen steady growth .
: .. before. The cut worm is an evil ,
city.-GainesvillejCorrfis- ---
I Bn ,PhaetonsSurreJSTrapsHarnessjz of the same sort, and.so. we might prosperous _
> pondentUC.
;' Bi ;;&ron fketenrat Wkolesal Prices. 90 per ml ured.. mention a score'of warnings to the
Y at7la.PrtoeefselnftsureLTeettmo ou&sactMtwoyrritetotwostrstedCawodaeeLorNe flOlDevUJ'&at.e. > latest hen farmer which say, you can go thus T. J. Perkins has resigned l petition ;.

.cam .WardIWorid andAtlantEZPoiltlon.. '' rcedand ncttytttbe far, but no farther. Many of the weedpests .as'agent of the J., T. &'K.;W.;, ,
r bTlU'Ezpoe1Uoa. rttotodeyforfreecateloene. are to be classed in the same list. Railways Green Cove Spring. <4i yf
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JMroveOrthard. the:. Adriatic! :They I are protected the dark ages., The man who sends should run north and south, and varieties
from the sun's rays, and cured by the out scaly trees should be punished, should alternate in the 'row, so .
f action of the warm, dry air.. They are and no one 'else. Any one who will no two trees of a kind will be next.to
\:.. -of Successful :Fig: CUlture then:dipped,in a;weak,!scalding brine, remove'the scale from .his eye can seethe each other.? Mixing the pollen ,of
-Inkwe. can grow thejt; fig nearlyall and 'packed;5an4.-prC&Sed; ',each layer scale insect, and destroy it easily fruit blossoms gives as good resultsas
', ;, : .over.the State, yet how:\very, few separately, and;every. fig uniform with by lime wash as the Monthly has repeatedly introducing fresh blood into a flock .
the.other:- *. stated. The London Gar herd.
{., apota there are which are really. adapted or
'; to:;its;successful.culture. Where Two grades ,are produced, according dener's Chronicle repeats'this. It says: Give clean culture, frequent and
"" ,tirii tt:the case, no fruit is more profit .to the size, the quality being thesame. "Tnere are all sorts of'remedies for shallow. In late summer sow crimson
able"to/raise. Some contend that awe: .. During the days in September scale, but none it, so good as white- clover crop for winter, to be .:
'_not;,the real,"Smyrna" 'variety when the nights arevery warm,- some- washing the trunk and limbs of say, a> turned under in spring A growingcrop
Several:personi have imported into times 85 degrees at sunrise, are the plum, pear orange or fig tree., If there in summer robs trees of moisture.
= Florida, and California .whafthere: is very finest figs cured. A steady are:many small shoots that require removal No fertilizer will .be needed on
_,' trery reason, to.believe is the identi warmth is essential, the right temperature see that this is done before the land' that will make half a bale of cotton
":cal:variety from 'which the. finest figs being as important a factor as thesoil lime washing takes place.Nerium to the acre till after the trees have
t) in Smyrna are produced.t Yet they t Oleander is ..apt to be badly,infested borne several crops of fruit. If the ". ,
.do. not bearnut' or do not mature It will thus be seen that the method with white scale, and. lime wash applied ground is.poor, plant cowpeas in August .
way.-, 'c simplicity itself primitive: almost. in the winter will remove these. fertilizing them with acid phos- .:
As told i in a former mumber of;,the No'sulphuring' or processing is done, applied to the stem and'liQbs. of orchard phate and kainit,and plow them in
California Fruit-Grower: Mr._ .George other than as here described.It 'trees it clears'them of moss and October and sow rye to be plowed in
i: C.:Roeding, of Fresno, has pollenized might be well for' prospectivefruit lichens, ,although. aesthetic folk may next spring. .
tome ;:artificially, with 'success, thusbowing growers to stop using naughty not'admire the appearance of the treesso As the growth is generally vigor :
what is lacking. It seems; words about the blastophaga, to dis- treated, and will suggest that less ous and upright, they ..must be pruned :
however, that; the'blastophaga does continue the search for the "true unsightly means might be taken to every year till they begin to bear. : "-
not.'or'will not thrive: in California, Smyrna and tolook locations. and kill the moss, etc. The chief, thing, The ,best way to prune is to go ".'
and :lithe: fertility of, 'the new true conditions like those above described. however, is freeing the tree from the through the orchard once a month ;.: .
_ tasyEna fig.is dependent,upon the ass --Lenoard_ Coates in California Fruit- parasitic growths, and maintaining during the growing season and remov
amstance of ,this.insect,,then here is Grower.. them in good condition." all young shoots not wanted and sni ,
the"deadlock. In a recent interview with the writ Horticulturists in semitropica11ati.tudes off the tops of those that are growin "
'.._'C...:H:,,:Leggett and,Son of Oroville,- er, Ex-Governor Harrison Reed, who can hardly subscribe to this com too long, which will cause them C
: who have made a marked and eXtra. has. experimented. a good deal with fortable theory. The viciousness and throw out side branches, thus spreading .
;:,. i;! ordinary success in he'productin.of figs, stated .that the great requisite necessary persistency of hot-climate. parasites is! .the top. -
:: 'a 'cured)fig winch is far ahead of any, .in successful fig culture in this something.of.which they have no experience I In no fruit will thinning pay better
,other :fig produced in California, and State plenty of moisture, not stand in the cool, moist ,climate than with these plums. The expenseof
::; .coming very close to the_ finest imported ing water, but a,. frequent wetting of around London and Philadelphia.Still thinning is. imaginary. H. there:
.'4" 'in appearance, quality 'andKeeping the soil. He bas found no difficultyin it is undoubtedly true that keep are 1000 plums on'a tree and all are, ,
properties, believe that first keeping the fruit on the trees until ing the trees: in a healthy, vigorous left to mature there will be boo :to
'.01. all'location is just what is needed. matured! if the trees only have enough condition is of very-great importanceas gather. If 500 are removed, when
Then, ,faking.the Adriatic.fig for the moisture. I I. a preventive.. and protective agency. half grown there will be only 500 to
_ ; variety,1'hich. a good bearer, andwithout The.roots of the fig,run very.close gather when ripe and they will be so
cross pollination, and following to the surface, and during the alterna Japanese Plums. much larger that they will] fill'as many
>:: .carefully .certain methods, in the, tions of hot sunshine and beating Bulletin 85 of the Alabama stationis gallon measures as if.the whole 1000
_ ; handling, these gentlemen'belive they rains in midsummer they are subjected an illustrated treatise on Japanese had been left on, and their superior > r
: lte,got beyond, the stage of theory to sudden and severe changes. Let a plums. No fruits of recent introduc size and color will cause them to L
.J. > ad experiment, and into the domain dry spell of a few days occur and the tion have attracted'more: interest or bring higher price and command a '
:' of actual demonstration. And fifteen earth become dried out and heated, given greater promise for the south quicker sale, while brown rot will be "
_r ::"'corti;per pound for all.they-can'profit and at once .the fruit i is affected and ern'states than the Japanese plums, avoided, and the tree will escape the
_ ,. :-doce,;"',would seem to warront the,. will soon begin to drop. and a few varieties ,of them do well exhausting drain incident to maturing G.
,;,."';'"'Opteion." The preventive against this.is mulch-. in ,the north, also. Nearly all Japa- so many seeds. Seed formation! ir :
:-: ,:: .:.;,3TJiespil 'in which these trees are ing.) A liberal covering not only pre anese products seem,to flourish in the the hardest drain upon the vitality of'f :; .
M.K ... : deep sandy loam, and. from vents this if placed over the roots,but gulf states. a tree. ,
Y;-. .;'; mature"of the surrounding 'country ... it preserves moisture, and in the congenial As a rule Japan plum trees,are vig Don't make the mistake of shipping .\
Co ". ,1 owe in which_there must be muchmioerallnatter coolness'.the roots continue to rous, upright growers when .young these.plums before they are ripe. .
as ;,well as the humus feed and spread out their.rootlets and but fruit so heavily as to check the Many of them begin to color up some .;;L. .-
to. abundant.in all river bottoms. The furnish the ,fruit with that abundant growth very much after they beginto time before they ripen., Wait till they : a: .
.F 'drainage,is perfect and'the surface cul- food which it requires. No check or bear. The Burbank is of spread, taste ripe. They are then firm enough '
tiwtion very:deep, partly with the object stunt. is experienced, .,no dropping ing habit They come into bearing to ship well and will keep xo to 14
_:of: .cutting :off all roots within ping takes place.Governor'Reed. very early, the buds and blooms are days. Ship in half peck baskets. "
_ res ch., Not ;satisfied with, this, ,men has never..seen the less sensitive to frost.than other plums packed six to a crate.
art set to.work all:the surface roots. 'The, object is : 'any .necessity for its presence and ships well. Most of them are for combating curculio, brown '
: i.j' -recent the tree in, maturing its when.the proper conditions ,of moisture large and highly colored,making them rot, black knot, scale, lice, etc., .
'..-: hit.fi depending: upon them for and fertility are observed. Some very attractive in market.. While The varieties fruited, at Alabama ,<',.
ent, as when that would }be) varieties of figs are undoubtedly bet many of them are of good 'quality, station, in the order of ripening, .are
: -, mA1t.needed, .it would be 'lacking, ter adapted to 'Florida than others, they are considered somewhat, inferior Kerr (sometimes called Hottankio-
"ri'>..: Ow.-;; ,to the .heat of.the Summer but those :which are adapted seem to to the best European plums, but Red June (Red Nagate), Bercmans, '
':: ......g from the soil all surface be lackingjn no inherent qualificationor the latter'can not stand our climatenor Abundance (Yellow Botan), Burc- .<..r' .
>.- .:::.. capacity( fructification.The the attacks of.curculio. bank, Satsuma and Kelsey-all .of -
; ; Irrigation 'Messrs. 'Leggett.& Son trees, need protectionfrom the This family of plums is usually pro which are described by the ,bulletin.
::,c. :' __+e directly .opposed to.. It IS fatal, cold for the first few'years. But that pagated by budding 'rooted, Man- .1'1.. -
_ .. L, trey say, "to the' production of A perfect the:fig is essentially too tender for the anna cuttings in August, and set in Grove Notes. .. ,
%f owing; probably:to the spas- climate; 'of Florida.is abundantly disproved orchard after: one year's growth in the Some of our old'trees that had indications .
..}f, Btodic, profuse and unnatural method by the",:numerous- old trees, a nursery row. of foot rot before-the freeze y
_:- c* application. .. foot or more: in diameter of trunk, These plums will grow on almost have transmited the same trouble to >
Souring of; the fig, is the invariable which were found even..as far north asCharleston any well'drained soil- but the best the sprouts, which'have died of ORe
: '. tetultof-'irrigation.: 'The figs hang on S. c.,before the freeze of soil is',a sandy topsoil with redclay by one.until the whole tree is threat: .
the: trees* until they are. part cured 1895., subsoil, ,and the best situation is a ened. I thinkwhen they are thus
_<> wbenthey ,drop ;without bruising. -. hilltop troubled it will\ be a, good >Ian to
_-z.i' They,1: are then gathered unp OW-f. li1o .Ideas' oa Scale Issecst. Prune both tops and roots well take- out all the diseased .sprouts, all
;rx.:: ct'coneidiscardtd, and spread on Meehan's Monthly has,'always contended and set in deep, mellow: soil, as Soon the old rotten'wood,,:remove thet dirt '"
>. wooden:slat :traps in the :sun for a that oppressive: legislative in winter as possible after: the leaves from the large roots, wash off with; a
... r-lt pw.,.'which.takes'from them aUf methods of dealing with insects on the fall. Plant in rows 20 feet apart and solution of carbolic acid and then. fill -'

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I -' ; ".,:'J: igtsFoot Brand" Blood and Bone at $17.00 per Jon. '

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i ',: of' ',the rows or from.the woods. of this fruit the Messrs. Gardner have often somewhat damages the crop a In the course of six or ten years your

r Trees'that were budded last year established a canning factory for the trifle in low places over a field, "particularly shed will need renovating, and the

; _,,Y' will begin to bear next spring. I manufacture of jellies, marmalades' if late in the season after the pines will have need of general renewal *
R read in your paper last year that'the etc., which was successful from the When this time comes take.both .
f' best way to manage the buds was to start and is developing into a magnificent plants have bloomed, and fruit is ex- away and plant on a new pieceof
rr put in four or.more and then when industry. These parties-father, posed. Hence it is that shedding is land, and let the grove have full
they got to,be about four feet long to son and daughter-started with a.ten practiced in the, open field belt, for sway, and plant the shed again ,in
bring,them together and bind them so dollar outfit and now receive orders the varieties which are particularlyrare young trees in the same fashion.
i5 'they would grow into one solid body. from some,of the largest houses.in the and valuable. Also in case of Common pineapples are now ,net-:
I tried about twenty and made ,a sig country.and in a small way are coin sufficient freeze to shorten]the general ting from $2 to $4 per crate, and an
nal failure in getting any of them to ing money. While we were there open field crop covered pines bring acre should produce 150 to son.crates. .
t- ,grow that way, but I have made a they-were filling a good sized order firmer' prices for lack of competition.This Now the prices are high, -bjit the
success of budding sprouts into, thebodies for-a Philadelphia firm. They, makea shedding is a system of shadingthe average through the entire season l last
ot I buds, thereby bracing the superior jelly, using nothing but the field with a' wooden cover, elevated year, made by the Indian River and r
'> ''buds and making them grow stronger.All juice of the fruit and pure sugar, and on posts six ,feet or more above' Lake Worth Pineapple Association,
buds that have been put in since the.demand f for it is constantly in- the ground, and made of wooden which handled nine-tenths of,the crop'
the freeze have been inserted close to creasing. They found guavas grow- slats, pine or cypress. Under these was $2 per crate, so it is evident that
the that if the killed in sheds there is no frost>,> and the shade with the loss of
ground so tops are ing"wild the streets, on vacant lots only one year's crop
back at any time the bud will be and in the woods, and the thought from the sun's'rays is considered to to fear, pineapple culture if properly
r *, saved.' Before the freeze used to instantly occurred to them to make be a help in producing a superior operated, is about as safe and .remunerative _
tt .ii._ that much stock to start on. Last to waste and the Seminole Canning of the wind, which is a greater sourceof need ask for. The fancy varieties' ...
:a. year all'my buds were topped ,abouF I Factory was born of the thought and damage than many growers imagine. which are grown under the shelters

Vfe.. .: 4three:feet high and. they are now we believe is the foundation for a for- Further, it gives absolute. assurance sell for very much higher prices than x{
,- stocky and strong. It would have une.; They also make a.fine orange against loss Of'any\ kind, and this the common sort, the Egyptian
been ,better if all the seedlings had and lemon jelly. The :Messrs. Gardner alone is .worth the cost of construction Queens ''being an early as well,as a
c-. been'topped about six feet high toT are,going to prepare a bulletin for if the fancy fruit'is planted. An.. very superior apple in quality.and.appearance -
have made them and be the Florida other great advantage which few people often much
spread. not Agricultural College on bring as ,as .$8
:'jt; so much exposed to the force of the the growing and the manufacture of take advantage of and few are to$10 per crate, while the Porto Rico,,
,. 'wind.- S. P. Shepard., in FloridaAgriculturist. the guava into jelly.- Ocala Banner.Pinery. acquainted with, is the opportunity of -the largest fruit grownwholesaleirom
.: i i starting a fine citrus grove under the fifty cents to $1.25 each. Thereare
=} most favorable conditions. Anywherefrom
South ,Florida-A Bright-Side View. : many other sorts adapted to shed
;: Melbourne south, this can be
culture but these the
two are best
.A recent trip as far south as Myers done with the most promising results,
i.1 Edited by John B.Beach West Palm Beach. tested and most generally .
\ : enables us to say that there is every: .. ... ...... -"'- as this ridge of land will,produce the. on this coast. grown .
-here.visible a marked improvementsince finest quality of oranges to be* foundin ,
the freeze. The town of 'Myers Pineapple Industry No. 2. the world, and it.has been demon: ,;.. J. B. B.
-has doubled population and is'still The third division of the pineapple strated that it is far enough south to A Good Locality.
.- cimbi?. Some of the most substan.: industry embraces the plants grown give a grove a 'great value in the light: Alachua county contains more]
; ,tial Citizens of ,Alachua, Levy and under shelter. Open,field culture is of the past. Citrus trees planted in' phate, more timber, and more fee
,", :Marion have struck tents there or in practically confined to Lower Brevardand a pine apple shed when plants are set' land than,any other county in Florid.
the near vicinity and all seem pleased Dade counties, while in Orange out, will advance as much in one' Good schools are to be found IB ail J
and,, some are enthusiastic. The county and other counties in that lati year'as they would in the open ,field parts of the county, and churches are-
Messrs. Borland, White,, Dunn, and tude, the winters are generally too in two, or often in three years. Thisis easy of access from all points. The
.. Kells, of Citra, all experienced orange severe, to make open field culture a demonstrated fact, and can be people are hospitable, and strange:
.growers, have orange'groves on Orange profitable the pineapple is a very proven by actual experiments made, meet with a hearty welcome and are
:river, about twelve miles from tender,' tropical plant In upper which speak for themselves. Plant a made to feel at home. Alachua, is the '
: 'the town!, and. pronounce the soil Brevard county, where there is no tree in place of one pineapple plant best county in the State. :in whkhto:
'about on a"par with the admirable soil water protection to temper the cold and the culture will be no more trouble make investments. Those who cam
:of Orange lake and the quality and nights, shedding is also practiced for than that of the plant it replaces. The to ,Florida! this winter should bjratt
flavor cf the fruit most delicious. One the'same reason, and to some extent tree will not hurt the 'adjoining plants means visit Gainesville and Alert.:
variety,, called) the'Brazil, is as fine for,the fancy varieties all over lower I and they'will help the tree, and all are county. We have no doubt they
flavored as' we have ever tasted. It Brevard and Dade counties. A freeze fertilized together, the one taking would find it profitable to do; o -
y was imported from Brazil into Louisi like that of '95 was found to destroyone what the other does not want. When Gainesville Sun.Mathew "

t : '. ".'aria by Mr: ] 'Jefferson and from crop of fruit and the very old the top of the tree reaches the top of B. Macfarlain tiM been '
::17r'.- : Louisiana to'Myers' by the Messrs. fields, in the region where open culture the shed, make a hole to let it out, appointed Collector of Custom Kit

ft r qGardner. ,.. Besides' the, introduction. .is considered safe, and light frost or merely: head it out and let it spread. Tampa. '''-.//: .> .
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""".- .. Good fruit sells itself; therefore cull :
'to 'Tbe- :Velvet.Bean., closely, pack honestly and well, send- -
f full boxes of fine fruit THRIP JUICE :
clean ,
'_The velvet, bean is especially valuable ing neat RKIPfrJUIC
''fort: both, fodder and fertilizer. and returns will average all right from
any market No lazy or,careless man Is Strongly Concentrated, and when .
Sevenyears;; only two ,men
ago grove succeed either at growing or marketing Diluted Directed it makes "
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here:had planted,the velvet bean;from .
;these.:the planted.in ''berries.In Ii ; probably the Cheapest Insecticide :
; acreage Florida the best strawberry soil 'I
groves"gradually increased until,last ii in the World. :
Next bestis ..
is a good flat woods soil. I :
;y earth; were about. ,twentyfiveorange hammock The Used in Florida 13 ', !
groves planted to the velvet a or "bay-head. = for Years. .

soil must hold moisture well, but not pec. .-. ... ".. ,
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be soggy. Never:plant on !light, sandy ..::-' -::::.....:.."Z----tFJo.-: ; ", .
that ( \ '
fully 300 planted .
orange growers soils unless prepared to irrigate. Too I @f i H. MARSH, General Agent,
.tHe;bean for fertilizer alone this year.Tlie =
:custom isto plow the groundtherein much water, however, injures the 1 j 1 Okahumka (Lake Co.), Fla. .

March. Open furrow, dropthebeans shipping quality-makes them too Ir.-IWAMOIt-' fc_a_..sun. ..allOT_0'wow,* 13 Sold by many merchants. :
1 soft
about six to twelve inches MAKES 1000 HAnOND'S WORKS
in Flor- SLUG SHOT
The leading l varieties grown ,
apartj i.cover with the plow or harrow, -
idajare the Newnan, Cloud, Hoffman FISHKItt-ON-HODSON, lEI YORK.
make the furrows about four feet apartWe
;cultivate' usually two or three and Lady Thompson, none.of whichare -'!

:):tines ,until the vine nearly covers the of very high quality, but they are properly utilized.; Even with the wasteful instead of buying fertilizers from the

vines will be sure, heavy croppers,' ship well'and North the South the
ground. By August the sell well. The, the methods of the past it has been should supply
iromjhree.to five feet deep;the lower Lady Thompson, profitable. No other could have North with nearly all of its complete --
of the lot is best in crop
,orunder' leaves begin to drop, and newest but is rather in color It quality, been. The farmers of the South are fertilizers, at least a large share of them. .

-soon make,heavy mulch. The frost light ; requires serious mistake in failing to I believe that the time is not far dis- .
making a
skill.to it at its best. Most north-
.usually their growth ,here about grow 'tant when cotton seed oil mill
?. : stops 'varieties fail in Florida. utilize the cotton seed and its products. every
'December 10 to '20. Turn under in ern of the cottonseed will.find it profitable tosupply the en-
To the of donot Every part except
February following and beans soon keep up vigor plants tire demands of the farmers for con- ,
to both fruit and plants the oil, should be used upon the Southern ,
sprout: and grow, so there is no neces- from try the get bed. Keep the runners farms, either in the form of feedstuff centrated feed stuffs and fertilizers at "
{jSUy for lanting'or cultivating. If same rates which will be mutually profitable ,
fertilizer 'The cotton seed oil
off the fruit beds and buds or
Q cut fruit
: Jan is required for corn, cotton or of the beds. This. mills are sufficiently numerous in most to the farmers and to the oil mills,and .
plucked plant
:other crops, harrow the ground about work but it will well. If I sections of'the South.to enable the far. check this drain upon Southern, re-

.,the-!time the seed plants appear aboveground requires all the of the fruiting pay bed mer to exchange his cotton seed for sources. The key ,to the situation is
f ; and most of them will be, energies are seed meal which is better suited held by the cottonseed oil mills, andit
cotton -
thrown into the fruit the berries will
#, killed.. 'Plant cotton or corn is to be hoped that these great en-
: your for economic the farm.
be and finer and if all the energies use upon
large .
using no other fertilizer, and the terprises to be the benefac
: grower of the thrown in .As a feed stuff it is too concentrated may prove
'will be wonderfully surprised at thewealth the parent plant are from tp be fed alone, but when mixed with tors of the agriculturists of the South. .
of soil produced by the one to young plants' springing seed hulls in the of It is to their financial interest to do
it will be cotton proportion
crop, of velvet 'beans turned under. next year's plants and stronger, about one pound of the meal to five so and I believe they will. A mutual ,
The growth of the vine is so dense more vigorous more productive, extension of business -will mutually -' -
of the hulls in little less prove
and the fruit will be finer.A pounds or a
when and cared for both to the farmers
properly planted with Southern profitable,
the proportion grown hay
:that it will kill out all noxious grasses frequent field to shifting'of field starves out plantationfrom insect it forms a most excellent cattle food. and the owners of the oil mills.- .

.. and weeds. If the North and European'countries Texas Farm and Ranch.
enemies and checks diseases o'
I,have killed out Bermuda cocoa -* '
: afford cotton seed meal and
to buy '
& and a rotation of crops also helps the can Japan Ilce-Best Seed Sources.Messrs. .
or nut and Johnson in one .
grass grass land. 7 ship it for consumption in distant
'year'when,I had a good crop.'of these As the all sections, surely can be consumed at McMahan & Co.,. of St. .
beans.. Last I sent to the strawberry plant grows I Louis writes Louisiana
.- a- spring profit the Southern farm.It to the Farmer
winter in Florida it must have a greater upon
,, .States_of Louisiana! Texas and Mississippi period of rest in, summer, which it is simply a question of doing it. and Rice Journal : Being largely inters
: over. four hundred bushels oithese ested in the sale of rice desire
There is no other agricultural we ,
takes in midsummer, after the fruit is ; pro-
> beans at an average price of harvested. If it is intended to fruit duct that will produce equal amount through your valuable Journal, to impress .4.

k' ,three' dollars per bushel. The demand another mow it let the mowingsdry of valuable manure when consumed by on the planter, the great Import.. ..
for the beans here this season year, of the best seed obtain- ; .
live stock and when utilized in this ance securing .
enough to burn and then burn i it '
.; > will be greatly increased yet on account able in other seed rice -' e .
t ; over. This destroys insects and dis way the farmer secures both its food as grain.Buy
of the'greate amount on the from South and North Carolina to
ease. As soon as growth starts in the and its fertilizing value. The time is .-
:market after January I, the price will latter ,of clean out the certainly not far distant when the produce the whitest and best of rice

+, + .be somewhat less.-Geo. H. Wright, part summer, South with entire control of this I that always commands high prices. .
and weeds and cultivate until product .
grass ..
Southern: Farmer. rice is in favor -
Japan growing more
frost. But generally it will pay bestto will cease to ship north to be fed
3.4 set a new plantation to cattle, the beef of which is consum and more with each succeeding season.
every year,
,Strawberry Culture. ed in the South. There is.nothing to I would suggest a combination of
:A rather than carry over an old one fora
Strawberry growing ,for early ship- second crop. In this case, turn the prevent the South from fattening thecattle planters to import the best seed of this .

,,mcnt to the North Atlantic cities is a old bed under deep with a sulky plowas .and shipping the beef north at obtainable. This rice is a good producer
,. .leading' 'industry of Florida- and no soon as the fruit harvest is over an increased profit to the South. is easily milled add is not easily (

e crop'produced in that State requires and plant cow peas. ; But the most striking example of a broken. It should be a profitable product .

- .. more'skill in growing or more shrewd- failure to appropriate it is in the- use for the planter, and once your ;

}< new in marketing. The 'first requisite Cotton Seed near As n-Source. of of fertilizers. There is, perhaps, no,bet people get to producing a quality equalto

::' *'are to get a variety that will ship Profit To the South. ter fertilizer than the cotton seed meal the finest imported, they will be on '

..vt well and that'will sell well. Usually when properly mixed with acid.phosphate the road to fortune. Produce what

.: berries?of highest quality are _soft and DR. JOHN A. MYERS, and potash. A good average the people want-they want fine Japan __

''J juicy. .and can not bear shipment. Ex-Director of the West Virginia Agricultu fertilzer for the South can be preparedby rice-and there, is no reason why your -<.;
'' Experiment & tion. extensive rice land, so rapidly becom
Strawberry growers must get together mixing 1,000 pounds to 1,200

in,colonies so that there will be There can be no 'question that the pounds of acid phosphate, 500 to 700 ing sure producers by the aid of irrigation

x enough of them to attract plenty of profits of agriculture in the South are pounds of cotton seed meal, 400 to 500 should not in time produce

pickers' in season and to co-operate inptuchasiag greatly reduced by the failure of the pounds of kainit, or in place of kainit; enough to supply the United States.

' : boxes, crates, fertilizers, farmers to utilize in an economic way 200 to 225 pounds of muiiate or sulphate Poor rice will make poor planters, fine

'ete,, and in securing the best shipping their valuable cotton 'seed and its pro- of potash, these latter two being rice will make them. .rich. .

rates. acid, accommodations. ducts. The proper utilization of this more concentrated would save the far- ... ,

a Ust: .telegraph service to get ice and product is sufficient of itself to changethe mer something in freight. The proportions Considerable in cassava of the is being starch planted and ->:

:cars; promptly,'rather than to get market account of mint farmers from the can be changed to suit the anticipation

reports; A good market report |loss to the profit side, of the column. I requirements. But the point I make flour, factory which is to be started at-

"i sure to the is in !in this. All of the Avon Park next spring.
( lead to a glut at point There no product the United necessary ingredients -

_. 'from,which; it comes; for .berries will States that offers the advantages froman for a complete fertilizer, except The big Tampa Bay Hotel is, to

= rue there from everywhere. It is agricultural standpoint that are the potash are produced in the South open for the tourist season on December .

V better to ship to points which report offered,by,the cotton crop when it is .in practically unlimited quantities, and 8th. .
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,'f' .. In I Florida. perature and thus retards: fermentation. them being .cultivated by the small -
,THU the season for the ,,distribution Strawberries Ice.
tieing on
I: of fertilizers to the extreme .- By filling up the Pores of the fruit, growers,. and they think,that
mass and excluding the air it checks The celebrated T. &
=South Florida.points to be appliedto } there are none better. Their:mode of T. Strawberry Refrigerators
acrobjc fermentation when this becomes are the universal favorite of Florida
:. the early.vegetable and other"crops too active.: French authorities cultivation is putting single plants growers. Perfected after years of..experi

""_ the; State ,Chemist intendsto be,as maintain that the principal precautions early in the spring, they allow them ence. Give good service for good fruit. ;

thorough as'possible in the inspection necessary to prevent losses of ammo to bear two years and,then plow them | TBUBY & THOMAS
of fertilizers, and for this. purpose will nia consist in Starke Florida. -
regularly under.
simply All authorities say that straw-
i'm i e a trip.Jacksonville: ..andother.distrib'Jting the
points during the next promptly watering manure with berries, to do well,. should not be.al ,
theJea hings.. In case of' drought if
,. week;/and later will make another trip the leachings are insufficient the':lack; lowed to occupy the same ground: Ion. d. TEfiKbER ,liED fio.. biD\itlt\ .
;into the:southern part of.the State.! ; should be mde.up with water.. ger than two years,. thus showing the MARY T. FROTSCHER, President

c' ti.: ,.Cases of evasion' of the, .!law, with re- The need of keeping manure moistis cause of degeneracy to be exhaustion Successors to

:gard:)paying the, tonnage taxof '25 of the soil Every"plant requires adifferent
especially marked in.the case of,horse Richard. Fr tJd1tt's Gravier Street Branch Store
!cents:per: ton;:are now believed to be manure which is naturally dry_and treatment Because peach Nos.518 and 530 Gravier St.,New Orleans LA.
-'' : ;:very rarer and manufacturers of cOmplete decomposes with rapidity. The I. and, apple trees give a crop for many Importers and. dealers in Flower Field and -
4 great Garden Seeds. Grasses,clover bulbs, teed'po-
t fertilizers are now complying same is true in a less degree of sheep years, that is no reason that we should tatoes and fruit trees in their season Conducted
fully with'our laws. This, however, The expect a strawberry plant to do the by relatives of the late Richard Protscher. Order
manure. common and powerful
Richard Fleischer's manual of
through 1896 or
is .no longer considered hardship, "fire fanging" is the result of an insufficient same. Then compare the root of.a send for one free.;
'not only for the reason that similar supply of water, and readily strawberry plant with the roots of a

Jaws hare, been enacted in nearly be checked by sprinkling.may. The peach tree. The former's roots can
'every l State but because wander distance in search of
: agricultural however not to a ri
l' sprinkling, shpuld be t
all honest manufacturers realize how' and the in regu- food, while the latter's can., As all p
larly.done heap kept a con-
_, : fully:the operation of the; law'protects stant state of moisture; otherwiee the plants require a different treatment, ---i ,

them against dishonest competitors, alternate wetting and drying will result we should not expect. to grow corn
!' who formerly flooded Florida: with and cotton as'we do wheat and oats.
in a loss of ammonia. There baa never been a tint when grow
worthless ,fertilizers. The best evidence The above strawberry plants have,not ere shonld guard againat failure with more
a Preservation of manure in this manner care. There baa liner been a time*han<
of,this is found in the fact that is in degenerated here. The fruit. growers rrry't Seeds were more easentiaL They arealways
generally practiced Europe, the beat. For tale by leading -s
some manufacturers of high grade and the product obtained is highly esteemed still claim the present berries to be dealers everywhere. Inairt on baring them.

goods who'at first were disposed to as a fertilizer. It is "very dark the equals of their first crops ,grown FERRY'S SEED ANNUAL,
.- bur.fertilizer laws are now nura colored, or,even black, and acquires a fourteen years ago. Strawberry plants ii full of information for gardeners and
.T wed among their strongest supporters highly offensive odor, while the straw follow the fashions to a small extent, planters.now to There tend will for the never 1897 be edition.a better Free timetthan l

and all concede that the Florida loses all its consistency, and becomes something. better taking the place of D. M.Ferry&Co.,Detroit,Mich. i

fertilizer laws are probably the fairest black and incoherent. This special something which is not quite as good. .

to both' manufacturers and consumer black substance is. held by certain We can purchase the Wilson's Albany' EED1K

; of any State in the Union? French agriculturists to special today'and plant them alongside of the

In somelocalities it Has been found value as a plant food. possess Brandywine. When' they are in fruit,
seed meal is offered will examine them-we will
that cotton being In connection with the foregoing we compare

for sale "without analysis," the seller W H. Beal describes in a bulletin 'is i ,. .them-and the comparison will
stating that it is to be used for feeding sued be so much infavor of the Brandywinethat
by the department the method
purposes, and not as a fertilizer, there- employed in' the ,preparationof we will chop up the Wilson. Not FAIRVIEW PINERY.

.. .. DV endeavoring, to create the,.impresSion this well rotted manure in France. because of. any degeneracy in the
r that the buyer will save twenty- is Wilson, for it will produce as fine berries .Choice
The in-
manure placed on slightly
five cents per ton, the amount of the clined plats of packed earth or cementso and as many of them, as in the ',,'.

inspection tax. Such a subterfuge arranged that the leachings drain days gone by, but because the Bran -

.. should'deceive no one) but on the out into a pit from which it is pumped dywine is so"much better in every Pineapple {w : .

contrary should put every one on.notice up.and distributed over the manure way. I have the Shuster's 'Gem, an ,

5 ,that the. goods so offered are heap. It is usual to provide two manure old fashioned variety; growing my Plants ,Y: V
fraudulent, and"-'as' a rule have'been plats arranged that when one garden. It is the most beautiful berry .. t ,, .
: found to be: not worth much'more that I have more beautiful than any "'"
; is full when the is .
( manure 'eight'or FOR SAL1. 4-. -'
half the demanded for I[ It is and
than one price it ever saw. a pistillate very .
ten feet high) may be'allowed to ferment -
.. .them, 'either'as.a fertilizer, or for feed. undisturbed while the other is productive; and these are the berries
4 jog purposes. And,the purchaser instead used. 'The manure is carried from the which show better and sell better Smooth Cayenne. II Home Grown !II!
-, of saving twenty-five cents than the old fashioned Cumberland :
perten ,
stables to the top -- ;'' really pays eight or ten .dollars' in wheel barrows over an inclined Captain Jack and Crescent, which are ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY.

:per,ton more.than; the goods are really plane of boards. grown by the neighboring fruit grow. .. "

F worth.. ers. Something better always driyes F. N. PRICE 1

I1It The'State, 'Chemist is now correcting The Degeneracy of Strawberry Plants away something which is not quiteso r

s S 'a series of ,elaborate l experiments There is no degeneration of -strawberry -: good throughout this world, P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO, FLA.
,with| a view of determing the various that I and this is the only reason of "
plants can perceive. The ...
adulterations in samples sent on from blight is on the leaf, and it has always the degeneracy of the strawberry ...1.,
'various localities.-Tallahasseean. plant.- -F. K. Steele in Meehan's
been there. It is on the leaves of the ,
: From other sources ,we learn that wild plants. The strawberry fungus monthly. HOME GROWN, .- "
g eiprincipa1'ulteiant of cottonseed -' "
k ; always had its home, on that plant I ',
'meal:discovered by the State Chemist Among the cultivated sorts, there are The trustees of the ,internal improvement i

r .s a 4' .is finely' ground.corn-cobs.... always some plants ,varieties which fund have decided to locate Pineapple Slips :
-- --- the experimental station in, Osceola
have it worse than others. But the
Barnyard Manure., blight does-not cause the degeneracyof --- ---- county; provided for by the act of and Suckers'

As every farmer knows, if the man- the plant, in fact, there is no 'de.generacy 1893, that locality having the ,prescribed .

.. t ': 'ure heap!, js too l loosely built tthe de-, there, but rather it its found I requirements as to muck lands Of the Following Varieties

s com Osltlon is'too rapid, says the Si .methods of cultivation and in opinions and climatic conditions. One hundred

Louis Journal of Agriculture The 'of men who desire to stop one thousand acres of muck lands have ROB SALE:

materials useful for the formation of variety to take up with a higher and a been set aside to maintain the station,

humus i in'the soil arc destroyed, and better sort. It is not the plant, but it which are to be sold at prices to be ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EOYFTIAX

7 the nitrogen, especially that of the is the opinion of man-only an opine fixed by the trustees and the proceedsused QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIPI.IY
p. urine,:escapes.into the air, largely in ion.. To find whether the strawberry for carrying out the provisions of QUEEN! ; SMOOTH CAYENNE, PEE-.

;the form of ammonia. On the other plant degenerates or not, it is easy for the law creating the experiment sta: NAMBUCO AND RED Sp ANI8H. -

x f""j hand;. .i lithe manure is too firmly raie, as I am living among fruit 'grow tion.-Orlando Sentinel.

packed, the decomposition.may be too ers who cultivate and have cultivatedold .H,.. F., Dutton & Company have Apply to .

slow and the manure will not' become varieties, to compare, them as I handled more cotton at their gins up G. 0. MATTHAMS, .;_

lici ntly',disintegrated to producethe knew them fifteen or more years ago.I I to date than they did all of last season Florida Pineapple,ee.JMt, .'",
-:: best effects in the soil cultivated in the East, about twenty put together: This does not look"much .
Or to __
-, ,Apogerful rows of controlling fermentation years;ago, the Cumberland. Triumph, like cotton is short this year. Besides, aMADDQCg --. vWei

IT '. is, the, supply of moisture. Captain Jack and Crescent When I I the ginning season.is not yet over.- & MATTHAM8,; "

"!I ', The addition of water lowers the ternV : -, came here three years ago, I found, Gainesville Sun.. Palast; Beeek' = T, <
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sene, add they were the very chickens .

"7 :_Fj Poultry., '. '., that died,as Iliad to kill them be- : Pain-Killer. :

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.....;-R:-,:;'..IOMMMfwlw..MNHwNwrrwrYG I lit itbT,. i. >i.DtllHOY,ApopU,Fla they coul ,not see how to eat '(rDu n..r1'a Lu&LtLihlIiiJiI.-

: ; MI astonished and perplexed to ABare and Sate Remedy bI very ease
; r : WORKING WITH ROUP am had eycry kith of o1nlOompwuJlPainKiller.
Battled With The Dl.IMM see all the simple cures that so many
: 2. ',, Hew :*'Lady last year we told of a Michigan agent who eoold
: .' people are sending to the Poultry adjoining farms all using Ps.
>' ; :Aad_How She Socce < rene.This year's sales bare increased the Dumber -
Keeper. Surely they.do not have thediseaseroupat' to 51.witb onl1 one '
O'- ;fie Say5 About Various. Remedies manyn woatld
all to doctor. I : This is a true atatemeDt ADd I' ean't be have known the Page for they
AH Excellent Letter. keep on baying! if not satisfied It was the best ana
: :, made too strong or too emphatic.It .
cheapest Write 115 for proof. .
Sy= had a great dread of it, but now I am
.:: ', E' "S.E. Nolan, Walton,. Conn., Is a Ifmp1e.I&fI and quI k pare for PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO..Adrian Mich
to that I have as much
happy got
: say
,: -.: wrote_ us for a remedy for roup, and and did not lose cramps' Couch, Bhe1llD&taD.
mail and knowledge anyone Cone, Colds 1feuratp., LIGHTNING\
w;. L although by sug- Witt -MACH'Y
of the fowls thanks to you Mr.
: : t, pst d remedy we were confident grown Diarncceaj ,Croup, Toothache. PUMPS, AlFlYfc.: .I F f 5 ..
; is terrible disease Poultry Keeper.: ''TWO S1ZBS. 2Sc.and Soc. .GA SO L'' NE. E'NGfNE 5 t '.
i'.: b ;of success, as roup a "From experience I do believeit .. THE MER CAN WE wOQ.Io\ s fcv "
--- --
", ;. aad cannot be cured except t by: hand- UItURA _. M CAD _J ", ', ',
is of the absolute to
s 'the birds and doing some disagreeable -
; l : ; Nolan keep the.throat well freed from mu- breeder has a sitting of eggs'that he
work. But Mrs. was
Oil the nostrils and keep the ,He does know "FUMA" CARBON
'' pot afraid of work .and did not intend cus. proposes to set. not, ,
:::, .' : bowels open to keep down the high he can not tell how many chicks will
"' '. fowls She' with
: ) .to :lose her met success BISULPHIDE."The .
tr' ; fever that is sure to be present at some hatch from those eggs, or how choice .
;: < ,and, like a true member of the
;::< she stage of the disease, and that good those that hatch will be, provided best remedy in every respect for klllinr -
Keeper" family
Poultry bone and lean instead of grain insects is Bi-snlphide of Carbon. It Is
fresh meat and reach He
.." idered it but fair to give our readers they thrive maturity., cheap effectual and easy to apply.-AIa. Ex.Sta. .
: corn and corn meal, or of either, area does know the quality of the stock .BuUeUD61.
,$ :the,fects.; Here 'is her excellent: .lets Send for free illustrated pamphlet. It is interesting
iJ-: .. -. ',> .ter, real necessity for the full recoveryof from, which the eggs came, and he ,readable and will save you money. -
: ': the fowl, and to these few 'points knows about what his chances are. of EDWARD R.TAYLOR Cleveland,Ohio.
:. : 'vMYourleiter; of advice reached me Less than I -1b. lots supplied by S.C. Searing .
: in i'd e-"ti ne. My.experience with the I owe. my succes I think. getting real good results in the chicks ,Jacksonville,P1a.'Lands .

"It annoys me to see that a half of that hatch and grow ,up. Those eggs
: I '
t roup'was short, but had. no worse
-.l'M .' TKWS to tell My fowls when I teaspoonful castor oil and two are valuable to him according to his r

: used the "Poultry you. Keeper's"advice, drops of turpentine or kerosene, or: chances _in them, the general condi-- loridaOranges
& drops of anything, can possibly have tions of the poultry industry, such as
:;! kerosene and
: ,of turpentine,- ,ichthyol, ;
1 dozen any effect on a throat with a mucus supply and demand, being taken for I
:on splendidly. got three =
got X
of of inch thick '
; lining an eighth an or granted. ( .
eggs week. "I mixed the mix (
dipping a fowl's head in brine, and allsuch Now, the question of selling those
tuJ'em pint,pickle bottle, and got sev -
This is' what arises the breeder estimates what
of nonesense. just eggs Rejorts\I :
,erai'feathers ,out a goose's wings
kills the fowls because the will he is take for his chances
people willing to
.< (a,hen,quill is not large enough), and ..> .
by ; t all the feathers in the bottle, using try one thing and then anothar, not in those particular eggs. The single, [:nvestments : '
knowing what is really best to do sitting of hatch splendidlyand
; one two three, ,and fourfeathers eggs may i -. ..,
fowl Their while those that write do not have the the chicks develop into superior Developments : :-
J with every ? _
real disease at all, and one day is altogether specimens; again, they may not.
throatS were full of mucus, and some-
:;times :the first two or three feathers too long to neglect it. But There is a lottery in "mating for re- I Attractions

... :would | .ladened with the stuff, of course, Mr., Editor, your paper is sults;" there is lottery. in hatchingeggs Add..., .. .

comeput for the use of the people, and you ; there is a lottery in growing ..
the feathers until
so I kept using theys G. D. ACKERLY,
:came clean then them clean must publish for every one, but I fear, chicks. All these 'he breeder con- ,
wiped t .
there is a want of science on the sciously unconsciously ,
dean cloths and dipped them again great or sums _up, ;)

"' for the next one: part of the principal writers. I think then puts the price on the eggs.. Re- THE TROPICAL TRUNK liNE,

., that the reason my chickens member, he has not put.the price on a .lAtJ<50"VILLt. FLORIDA.'QUICK .
r ,.. '?! did not'dare to give the sulphur
weather did not have a bad odor was be- pen of valuable fowls, nor on one or
but twice as the was
them cause their heads and throats were more prize winners, not even on one
:cold but one tablespoonful -
gave.salts kept free from matter. I hope it will solitary chick, but on his chances in a
of Epsom to twenty
fi t ;. every not tire"Mr. Jacobs to read this long sitting of eggs laid by valuable fowls, WORK
and small
fowls_ other day, a teaspoonful
every' letter but I want to let him know which he would have set himself ,
is of red pepper. They had ,, eggs In selling and paying for Fruits and Yeg- '

ff :" C* all the fresh meats and bone the red all. had some one else not bought them. etables snipped to us is our motto. WB .

; ;:bone, that'they'could eat,, but Ihad We do not consider itnecessry for' We hold, .therefore, that when,a GIVE FIRST GOODS PLACE SENT BECAUSE US BY WE GROWERS NEVER

z ; all and us to comment on the above, as it is breeder sells, for just what they are,, BUY OURSELVES. They are protectedby

com to meal.stop .1 feeding,think it raised corn the fe very explicit., We can probably improve thirteen or more eggs 'which he himself our a dollar.40 years Enquire experience as to without our standingand defaulting

; E. : the formula some, however and on account of their genuineness, financial stability which any bank or
at rat they did much better .merchants having mercantile can
: Yer, any reports
'- without it. present it.as. follows:- proposed to set, he has discharged his > verify then try uir-WB BELIEVE OUR'JUftHOD

,f' . He sold and has deliveredhis WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
Ichthyol 2 ounces. obligation.
slow for
i "The large fat hens were to your name our quotations; Stencil and
I I Spirits,of turpentine ......1 ounce chances in those eggs; there his cards free. Letter. promptly answered.
__ r respond to the treatment, so gave ,
.; 4 :>,them'a'two grain pill of sulphate of Kerosene .. i drachm responsibility ceases. FRENCH & CO.
_;* ',quinine twice a day for five days, and Carbolic acid .20 drops > That admirably expresses the rela-

=.. '.. used the feather process five times in This may, be used as a swab for the tion of breeder and .customer, and if 116 Warren St., Hew York. r

;i-: all, ',and. then when I had them. safely throat and also,to anoint heads, faces both could accurately understand that ESTABLISHED 1855.

_ =,'. vei'.the trouble, which will take from and eyes when swelling occurs. relation there would be much less

= I them Also as a liniment to rub under the disappointment.-Farm Poultry.
;:. eighteen twenty days, 'gave
'. ,1" : of ofT throat, as well as for cuts, bruises, and .
:: two teaspoonfuls hypo-sulphite
-;; soda once a day ',in their feed. injuries.. Go to.the drug store, havea Few people in this city imagine the Bradley Bed el4. Eugene B. &cf"Wd.
t' -They;are lovely now, and laying well., bottle prepared, and keep it ,on immense business being done by the
hand. All the REDFIELD & SON,
-i'I,took fifteen small chickens that ingredients are cheap. ginning establishment of H. F. Dutton

: 4 would weigh one and a quarterpounds Put'ateaspoonfulof chlorate potash & Co. It was the pleasure of the reporter Commission Merchants h-

and put them in a crate. I. in every quart of the drinking water. to call upon W. G. Robinson : ...
A-:: 'Iuetthought that: had a grand opportunity We wish to caution all who handle yesterday; and this gentleman informed -AKD- ;
to' experiment for knowledge roupy fowls, that there is always li. him this company up to date has Fruit Auctioneers .
:and.should not miss the chance, so I ability of ,.dis especially diphthe. handled about 3,000 bales of cotton.

., .fe4'aIi advertised poultry food, which ria-being carried into the family, Mr. Robinson also stated that they 141 Dock Street,Philadelphia,Pa. _

rj. 'a guranteed to cure roup, gapes, and hence be'yery careful. had purchased about 1,000,000 poundsof We handle aH kinds of Fruits and Vegetable, r

:" : > ., fall( di&euesof poultry; They had .. cotton from the district south of either at private sale(which has heretofore bees
Infertile Eggs Replaced. Gainesville.-Gainesville Sun. our custom)or by the auction system (recently
i; swelling about the I kept on
eyes. added to our business).as Top may desire.

,: ::OM week with the poultry food (whilelwtti What does, the purchaser of eggs Mr. ,W.JL Wilder, of Orange-county .

._ .:.rc' :' !: treating all the rest in a very buy? He does not buy a pen of fowls.He was in the city'last week and per- The Cumberland Sound Packing -.

--, :difcrent way), put sulphur down their does ,not buy one or more prize fected arrangements beginning a Company is erecting near Fernandina '

.tlwOats,.used listerine in their, nostrils winners.. Not at all ''He buys the turpentine farm in the vicinity of) Kis-

; aad throat, also peroxide of hydrogen, breeder's: chances in certain eggs. t simmee. He,will employ about a hun- a new oyster canning factory, with a '.

chlorate 'of potash, turpentine; ""keroc ,That is about the size ofit: The dred hands.-Kissimmee Valley. capacity of 25,000 cans per day. ". .

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L ','1IO- .... r TEE',FLORIDA- 7ABHS&., AND.nurr- BOWD.; NOVEMBER 27-

'i" .. .- '. ', '" .. 'I t
a. L flowers the clothes skinned off--and the now' '
: are .
; Suite News., Our Rural Home.Floridlan
H ., worked in satin thoroughly frightened little one is
-- -- -
., - - .- .- <<. Japan floss and
f, - plunged into a basin of water that
--r :D\\v 1 White,,of New York, has con- Gifts for the buttonholed. with : '
Holidays. (
hot cold
as often too or too as is
r tried 'forte: planting 'ot 20,000, Wild jessamine,
For Our Rural Homo.
'smooth'!:cayenae= pineapple plants' at the different of the proper temperature.

AvonPaik' .Floridians,'think,but lightly of.many lent subjects for There may be better ways. than(

> yx. The high;;;tides last week destroyedthouMnde things that people ofother: ,States prize while for coarser mine for giving the bath, but I am.

< of, tomato: trees and other highly: come a variety -
J writing for people who are not blessed
',vegetables on the'Florida keys, especially Fownstance; a thrifty palmetto maybe sweet bay,
with the appliances for ,the bath that
i dug at one's very door, for which cowslips
Key Largo. cape
: the wealthy.can afford, yet who need
and Western housewives
New England
K. : Waldo has.a new business enterprise catchers, etc.
and entitled it
their bath are to just as
in tWsfeape of merchant, who re- have to pay $1.50 and upward ive when done in
much Cleanliness is the
as -
UiLifrwh' juice at one centa'glaus. according to size; perhaps you have Turkish floss or
sugarcane birthright of child, and when .
friend in'th North West who every '
some or
lined if time
J ..., Why cannot some of .ourmerchants and'a- small they are deprived of it because they
;.1 has an empty jardiniere, When
do the:same? It,,would not sending
: have not been taught the use, the ab
only be a convenience,for those'who palmetto, or. perhaps another speciesof them smoothly .
wouldbe solute need, of it, there has been .a
ic, like jo drink:the juice, but'they wouldalso palm you are growing then rlol and crimecommitted against the child who
1C-'* a most acceptable gift 'to her; if tube small
realize it. ones
a,handsome profit'rom
will one day be a man or woman,,and
them well in
so pack moss to prevent
tween two pieces
Green Cove Spring.
: agaist those with whom they be
may -
breaking and freezing and send it by for
Lakeland is to have a county fair wrapped thrown.It .
trouble is small
mail the
soon and is compiling a premium list express; of Those who are is from the carelessly bathed in
and,the transpoltation.buta
and an official program of which'they trifle. expense embroidery may infancy and early youth that comes

will have 5,000 copies distribution. raised gestions. Never ; the major part of the "Weary'jag
Perhaps you some pampas show after the l
Lakeland- situated, in one of the best grass this year, a bunch of these'are work ; gles" and "Dusty Rhodes." F
counties in the state and we predict handsome enough for the prettiest commence This is the manner of giving a bath, '

: the fair will be a successand reflect sewing, securing that one can follow:
and any
in land
parlor the although they then it
F credit .on the county:and Lakeland are'for sale florists friend covering Get the water in whatever vessel
by most your
and: do that sectionuntold goodfor all would them if your stitches as you are to use, and let it be of the
appreciate far more
the will
-r' time Bc6me., -Orlando Reporter ground temperature. For a or
you grew them ; these should be after laundering. proper young
Up to the present time there has. wrapped in thin paper, then slipped When washing delicate child I would always\ use

been something over 10,000 boxes of ward warm water at all seasons, and never
(stem- ) through a long pastboardtube coarse brown
from Arcadia and the soap ; cold at time, even for the
oranges shipped : such as pictures are mailed in; 'the. silks very any
use '
': season has just fairly opened.. The if no writing is placed inside the, which professional; robust If soap is used let it be mild

,. heaviest! day's shipment was last Sat postage will.be but..a few cents. Those recommend and use very little by rubbing it on a ..

: '- urday.'when 800 boxes were sent out. who live on the coast may save beautiful ways harmful alkalies soft cloth that can be easily handled.

At the present rate, by the--time' the shells and sea-beans for the collec all traces,of the ; If it is a young child, begin by gently

present shipping'' season ends,. :the tion of a distant friend; the tiny shellswe rinse the linen cleaning the ears, neck and head,
amount of from ,Arcadia ; keeping the cloth well in band.so that
r shipped
oranges picked up at Egmont Keys are clean towel
a ( )
,will exceed the most extravagant among the dainties in our' collection minutes then no-wet, cold end may touch the ,little. .

estimates, and experts who have been while the very large pearl shells are side and, cut out one. The work should be quickly
DeSoto for done and the parts thoroughly dried i ,
putting county down 50- very decorative; I bought one in If the edges are
'will miss it least I on a soft absorbent cloth. Next the
000 by at 75- Jacksonville years ago, and it has the linen is liable
boxes. (There shipped from done in various first : hands and arms are to be washed and
ooq were duty ways, wring by hand
last about dried or if the little 'one is to be put
: place season 27,000 with of
painted a group cypress trees: work as the ?
boxes, and while the fruit is still green but the shell itself;is. so pretty that I be, disturbed.: in the water do it in a gentle manner;
has been half that may don't souse it in and frighten it, r'
there_ over many washed off the sketch with turpentine, MRS.i'I

: already r shipped -,,DeSoto County sometimes it rests upon a mantle- i maybe, torture it by having the'water ,

_: News.. easel and sometimes lies upon a table The .I too hot or too cold. A child's body

The Florida' Agriculturist says the for a card receiver.If For Our Rural Home. is very delicate and tender. ,A good,

Fruitland Peninsular Law and Order when pruning you happened to The bath is of way to test the -water after having

League has decided to test the constitutionality save some of the largest limbs, of the and.yet how often washed the face, etc.,. is to put the ,

I : of the.present stock law ofFlorida. orange tree, you may make from it tirely or feet in, letting the little one down very
will artistic it do slowly; you can very soon tell from its
L They carry the matter very paper weights, cutting uncommon "
and make in from inches thick well do and manner if it is agreeable. ,
into the courts a test case. pieces i% to 2 to

:Agriculturist says it is in hearty painting upon it a small cluster of at the breakfast By careful management the daily

sympathy with'the.movement,''but has orange-blossoms, then varnishing the face and hands bath'will be a pleasure as the little one
t its I made beautiful will soon attest by little coos, and
very little hope of accomplishing whole. some souvenirs disgusting
'. the Desired result. Florida.courts are in this way other untidy when, a little older by joyful crows, ;
Xmas cards made from After every ,part bf the child has
.ruri by members 01 the same party Dainty are permitted to go
that enacted,the law and upholds it, large magnolia leaves, the furry side ion never make been carefully washed, it should be

""and'as some courts nowadays are not painted with,a minature magnolia budor ers, for this spec taken out and dried thoroughly; there

above,the vitiation'of politics.the party i simple inscription in gold ,paint : generate other should be two or three large clothes,
around it is
sustained in thisoutlaridish the one to put the child, as
is iery. ,apt to be "Xmas Greetings, 1897. that prevents
S. from the and another
taken water to:
'' and ,
measure.It Those 'proficient in palmetto ever rising to 3
take the of the
place wet one.
understood :wire-grass works wear odd whatever.It .
may not be generally may many taken
care should' be to dry all the
the and beautiful articles, work-baskets is not an
but it is a (nevertheless, that of the little Let'all.the-
creases body. ;
canning factory here has put quitea and bonbon boxes being always in mothers lamenting
work be done in a gentle, quiet man,
which i in theverysbest demand tie a. bow the handleor hate to be bathed,
lot, ,of fruits, all of are ; upon ner, and the bath will be the joy of
; .condition. Not long' since at one side and paint upon the the way some

the company shipped ttf theNorth,. plain.surface a flight of mocking birds: minister the bath the A baby's bath! tub life.and linen towels, while.
a of graceful heron, a palmetto, hate the
upon order, 3,500 cans pears to one group very accessories the bath
pleasant to are
-F.. party, and, ;the goods have given the yucca or the ever-popular alligator,any and a wash cloth. absolute necessities
by no means ,butthe .
Florida. cloth
subject that suggests wash
very best satisfaction to the purchaser. great bath is absolute
...Now .question arises,:why do not Those skilled with the needle havea nearly dry and an necessity.MRS. .
our '1 local" merchants patronize this large field in the many flower one that is more : .. J._ _

branch of home'industry by purchasing studies. the'cloth suddenly
from them whatever they may One of the most beautiful doilies ever ing the mouth, A company named"The Fruit
and Tobacco Company of Orlando"has
need in their'line? They can get from designed* ad small clusters of orange struggling' :

-f them just as good goods and as cheap blossoms'tied with ribbons, the long startled little been organized, composed of the,

'as,they can get elsewhere, and a very ends of ribbons connecting the clus- strangled for lack following gentlemen in Orlando: W..
the flowers buds and leaves breathe. H. Jewell,*president; M. .Gore, secretary
potent way of helping to make a success ters ; to \ : '
t of any home enterprise is to' pat.ronize were wrought solidly with Japan floss, ears which are and treasurer; G. H. Wright". au

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STUDnD.R. "Nature' Remedy"- la Jamaica. Night Air. '' :;

; .+-s I' .-. 'The introduction of the .J
r mongooseinto "Beware.of the night wind besure,
A ;
-l' : HEALTH RUINED Jamaica marks one of the stand- and close,your windows,after dark. In One Good Turn
,, ; other words beware of free
,";", ard instances,of unexpected results following God's! airy .1
b: e sure and infect your lungs with the. deserves another.
Oyer-Arablttous and Went Be upon an attempt'to artificializethe When turn .1
: azotized'and offensive you ; -
je4. Her Strength-C utaat process of natural selection, and stagnant, atmosphere the handle of the 1
of bedroom. In other
f. ; Pate and MIsery-Her' takes rank as a warning with the plagueof your Enterprise Meat ,
words beware of f the rock -
<,' i' -- ;Critical Condi. rabbits and thistles in Australia. spring; .arded you are .=!
i' stick to sewerage. Is night air injur- -- with aa
tion. The mongoose was introduced from
? ? Is there' surprising amountofworkVr .
ous for -
_ _' ; 'Fnm the Democrat, Shelbyvffle, Ind.: i India[ in '1872, in,order to .abate the such idea?' a single pretext done J- -

: .. In:,one_ of the:main streets of ShelbyMile. pest of rats which infested the sugarcane an' in a few seconds. i
: Indiana, resides Mr. EnillyEd.. ; and after performing this salutary Since the.day of creation that air ., It saves money '"
t "'wards'.and' her seventeen year olddaughter. duty it 'increased and..multipliedto has been breathed, with impunity by | time and food Is easily operated ,'

: ;: Cora The young lady is one millions of animals,, tender, delicate I easily cleaned. Use the
_ ol-the; "charming misses of the she such an extent that not only the
city, creatures some of them fawns lambs
,being known for her beauty, and 'perfect rats and mice, but most, of the living, ,
I and birds. Thousands of sol
.. species of the ,island were threatened young .
Although: enjoying good health now," with extinction. Poultry suffered first, diers, hunters and lumbermen sleep EnterpriseMEAT J

mid her_mother: to a reporter recently, but the depredations extended to every night in tents and open air and : .
:"She has not always been so fortunate. without the least injurious conse-
i: suppose Cora, until two years ago last young pigs, kids, newly dropped Men in the of CHOPPER i
quences.[ ,
Dec was as'healthy and strong as any calves, puppies and'kittens. Gamesof
> of her consumption have recovered by ad pt- [ for making sausage and scrapple;t for :
girl age.She was attending school -all kinds were, attacked, both living preparing hash, mince-meat,Hamburg i '
:,?{..ATV sand was studying hard. Perhaps she and in the The marauder ate ing a .semi-s vage mode of life, and teak,met,tripe, cod-ash, clams I -
'' .was'too studious, for we noticed that thhea1thr' egg. camping outdoors, in all but the,stoi- meat for poultry, corn for fritters, etc ;
= even fish and made such a specialty Improved for 15 years; now perfected. _
1 [ color in her cheek .
was rapidly mlest nights. -Dr. F L. Oswald. Bold by all dealers hardware. Small
.dkttppearing,and she was becoming pale of snakes, ground-lizards, frogs, juries family alze No. 5, 82.00. chops 1 Ib. a ;

":and sallow. ,Dark, swollen circles beganto and land crabs, that,many kInds ,. ... I mlnnUu albs Large' family size Jfo.10',-$3.00.- -

; ;appear under' her eyes, an4 she rapidly' of these entirely disappeared. Final. Cupid breaks his bow, at the sight Chops a minute.
worse. We were living\ in .
Franklin, Indiana, at the time and Cora Iy the mongoose developed a ravenous of a face 'full of pimples. Hollow Philadelphia. -
; desire for bananas, pineapples and sallow Rend< ". would have graduated that Spring. She young cheeks, sunken eyes, a ( Sovtciceepcr recipe _
:stopped attending school and endeavored corn, avocado'pears, cocoas, yams; complexion will defy his best inten-:

to get a rest, but her health kept failing. and the sugar cane, which it had been tions. Beauty is more than skin, deep.

: .Her blood was,colorless and impure. She called in to protect, winding up its The[ skin is the surface
merely on
I Small
>would also. have sick headache, could
i taste with an appetite for salt meat. which is written in plain characters, G ra .
4 scarcely eat or'ileep, and was almost continually X.9.1eFraltsoldudXsw
in pain. Nothing which we did The result was wholesale disappearance the condition of the body. Dr. ., .
for her seemed to do any good. of species. A few birds, like the Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery is Extra fine stock of C hre Deluding TtrirtlM.the *

Different physicians treated and pre- ground dove, had the: sense to shift good for the complexion because it DewandUnrivalledWlLDER.Lowertrak.:r .Warranted true.T.B.HCBBARD co.,1're4oa1I."t..Qu&tt'

,scribed for She her had,but she kept getting 109 their breeding places to the tops of the makes the whole tcdy healthy-becauSe '
worse. formerly weighed
pounds, but during her illness her weight mckly cacti, where they were'safe; it clears: and purifies the blood, .

:" had dwindled to 79 pounds. We began but other animals, and the reptiles in makes the digestion strong and, clears FERTILIZERS

,to think there was nothing we could do particular, suffered so severely that out impurities of all kinds. By in .

r,; for her benefit, when' I happened, to notice many kinds were believed to be ex- creasing the ability to assimilate nutritious -
.a an ,article in a regarding themerit
paper tinct. As a consequence there arose food and by the infusion of .
of Dr. William's Pink Pills for FOR. FLORIDA .
Pale People. I thought that if there was yet another plague. Insects like ticks its own ingredients it enriches the

a pale person it was certainly Cora, I decided and "jiggers" (or chigors), which blood and so makes solid, healthy flesh.It Tbi kind to raise all vegetables quickly.

to buy a box of the pills and let her used to be kept down by the snakes, [ cures diseases of the lungs, liver,
.try: them. It was the first of last May increased so overpoweringly that men stomach bowels skin and scalp AGRICULTURALCHEMICALS .
when] she began, and near the middle of
and cattle infested.
'' were grievously simply because all these diseases spring:
June when she stopped using the 'pills. S ;
The first dose helped her, and after the One could not walk without being from the same cause-a disordered .'5.,

first box had been taken, she eras a different covered with them. The victory over I digestion and cobsequent impure Fungicides blight rot and and loss Insecticides by insects. Get to a prevent pamph x

: .girl She continued with this the island remained with tick and i blood.* let from ,..... .

{;. "medicine boxes a complete and when cure she had had been taken effected.eight mongoose, until, within the past yearor t POWELL FERTILIZER & CHEMICAL Co.. ;R.-:: '

She Is now stronger, can eat more, two, a fresh stage set in. The mon. L. C. Hull has,been appointed post- BALTIMORE. MD. .-' :.

sleeps better, and weighs more than she goose suddenly began to be'less plentiful master at Starke.At .
did;,.before she was taken sick. I am and it was found that it has fallen
lure too much cannot be said about Dr. a victim to the tick. The results of the annual meeting of the Boardof Deafness Cannot be Cured -

? WilUams' Pink,Pills for Pale save Ie in the diminution are shown in a gradual Trade, held at Orlando recently, by local' pplications as they cannotreaoh "

.: ,9-,.. her:case We as they undoubtedly her re-appearance of other beasts, birds the following officers were elected: B. the diseased portion of the ear. There Is"*
:life.: have recommended them to a
-.: fet-:'number; sufferers." and reptiles. Among the snakes thereis F. Bowen, president; A/ Mac llum, only by tonstitutional one way to cure remedies.deafneE8,Deafnessis &nd thatis

":' "f Tne young lady, said a word of approv- a very marked increase; and even first vice-president;. S. R. Hudson, caused by an inflamed condition of the

_ :'" "'- ;U, and that she felt very grateful for the the ground-lizad, supposed to be quite second vice-president; L, J. Dollings, mucous lining of the Eustachian Tube.

.. ;.4.,, benefit received' through. Dr. Williams'Pink extinct has becsme common again. secretary; John M. Fleming, Jr., treasurer When this tube is inflamed you have a

; : Pills for Pale" People. "I agree The balance of lile"has begun to re- ; Mahlon Gore, corresponding rumbling sound or imperfect hearing,
... 'with.m said she, "that I would and when it is entirely'closed deafnessis
not be wing today had I not used these assert itself, and naturalists will.watch secretary... the result, and unless the inflamationcan ;

pills."'" with curiosity for a complete reinstatement H. D. McLeod is putting up a saw be taken out and this tube restoredto
{ To leave no doubt as to the truthful- ofthe; previous fauna. The renewed mill at Turkey Creek, Hillsborough I! its normal condition, hearing will be .
v. //Bess: of, her story Mrs. Edwards cheerfully -
depredations of rats are hailedas i destroyed forever; nine cases out of ten
and will ,
E. N. Odum soon
: ;: made the following a1fadavit: county,
: are caused by catarrh which is nothing
an advent of salvation and, odd as {
SHELBTVILLK, : :, IND., May 13, 1897. have a steam cane grinding and syrup but an inflamed condition of the mucous
y it sound the increase in numbersof
"* ,This is to,certify! that the above storyooning may evaporating machinery in operation at surfaces.
the illness and subsequent the crocodile is taken as a happy the same place. We will give One Hundred Dollars for

-'- ... ;: ece of my daughter, Cora is an ex- omen. The Jamaicans are not likelyto Letters have been issued in- any case of deafness ((caused by catarrh)"
w'aet;and truthful representation of the make further experiments in this patent that cannor be cured oy Hairs Catarrh
'lacte. J in her case. interesting domain of natural history, corporating the Jose Morales Company Cure. Send for circulars; free. --$x.
:: ,:' MBS. EMILY EDWARDS.v of Port Tampa, with a capital of F. J. CHEYNEY & CO., Toledo, 0. ,.
but will adhere in future such
; _" SHELBYVILLB, IND., May 13, 1897. pres- $150,000. The new company will & -Sold by Druggists, 75c.
evils have. For them atany ',
ent as they -<
Subscribed and sworn to before me this buy and sell tobacco, manufacture cigars r I* .
iSth'day,of May 1897. rate, it has been no "imaginary and dispose of the same, purchaseand '
L.C. Mar Notary Public "American Field. '
mongoose. Governor Bloxhara has appointed
Dr.-Williams'Pink Pills for Pale Peo- own real estate. The incorporators -

,__ Wcontain' in a condensed form, all the has are Jose Morales, Henry Perozo, Xavier Lopez to be county treasurer
41 :etaBeatfl necessary ,to give\ new life and A charter been granted to John A. Jackson? and,M. G. Gibbons. of St. Johns, vice Ernest, Oliveros- .
riehnees to the blood and restore shattered Santa Rosa Lumber Co. at Holly,Fla., resigned.C. .
A :l nerves. ,These pills are sold by all with a capital of $4,500.The incorporators Sugar grinding will begin at St. .
Pendleton and
'dealers, or will be sent post paid on receipt are James Hughes, Jr., Cat- Cloud, November 20th, and .continue fainilyp long

= = : of price;60 cents a box,or six boxes ran Lewis and J. ., Summer, who for about six weeks, and will give em- residents of Key West, have gone to)

::for 12.60( (they are never; sold in bulk or will manufacture, purchase and sell loyment to about 300 men during the Elizabeth City, N. C.,' to reside Mr. ,., .
'br)the 100)). by addressing Dr..Williams'Medicine Pendleton's former home. .
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..-, '.. .s.,":.. _. ..c_ ;"_ THE JXOBTDA! FABMER AND FBUIT-GROWEB... .. NOVEMBER 27 ..

f :..-rIIiWI.: :'arIer'ud d Fait Grower.. .. .. y.estf and "growers will take long chan- I I: i from- 172...colonies. A Mr.. Osborn case of 'a.man who puts the manure V VI
.. "".. ,:es and.plant:earlier than usual. Infact :
: :a ]produced for several pears over forty from twenty five cows and two muleson
,A Wwkly :Newspaper"published at.16 .Main! the.next southern
potato I tons in Cuba.
crop a one-half
,i year acre, and'this not for one.y'j .
: .... PIi.oO will be.. considerable ,of I
a gamble Florida '
surpasses most of these re or two, but year after year, -and,
.?81 lf'OF.. SUBSCRIPTION with heavy: 'risks'taken both in acreage i cords. S. S.. Alderman, of Calhoun the ,.:entities of garden stuff taken off

,. t >ter-,Gal Yell' ...-.......................;,!....!.**.*" and early planting: : county, ships the honey from' 1,300 that piece of, ground are simply flu'
r..,. 11& ..tIII........................ .....'1.00 I /Bulletin N6. 98 of the North CarolDna : stands,often reaching 100 tons or'over. lous. Of course it is otherwise
adapted -
ia fnrdftif. fnmitilii........................ s.oo'' From
Experiment Station recommends a limited region near New Smyr- for farming, being low, firm land. s
? arSabfloriptkma.. No discount,in sU allowed,cases on,cash one's iniJTMinn soybeans as a palatable vegetablewhen | na, the apiarists,' in good seasons, ship The object of ,this writing is to 4

jwmiwbewiptionexcept( In club),but toM prepared as follows: Soak the I: over 200 tons of barreled honey. W. draw out from some one the best
ifenti aliberal cash commission will beans until the skins.come.off and I S. Hart, from 116 colonies in 1894, method of saving and increasing in
to ifletred.. on' all subscription obtained- stir in water until the skins rise to the I shipped.41,000 pounds an average of every way oursupplies of home fertil-
by.... Write for.terms. surface and then remove them. Boil 353s pounds, good,bad and indifferent izers] of discouraging'in every way the

Tcffcrery subscriber, new or old,remit- the beans 'with bacon until loft, season to eyery.colony. wastes of Our farmers. I am convinced
ttef M 18.00, we will send the paper one with salt and butter and the of,
:year and, a copy of Ttolfs' Tegetable pepper, t. piling our manures outdoors to
'Growing in the South for Northern serve hot. If the beans are green A Pineapple.flavored Orange. the effects of sun, wind and rains, is
'Market port-paid." For two 'new sub. the preliminary soaking may be omit- Within the few will very wasteful; the accumulation under
.oribe s '.at 90.00. each,: we will send) ted. No other references to the use next days come sheds permits firing, and thus destroys 1
L; a copy of: Moore's "Orange, of soybeans for human food i in the from Philadelphia Florida-a real a marvelous Florida product of much of their value.

.Remittance should.be made by check, United,States have been found. the finest grade tasting distinctly orange of What we want is something that

portal note, money order or registered ESSENTIAL OILS.-The consump pineapples. This is one of the latest with economy in handling will save -
-v fetor to order off tion of oil of lemon in the United products Florida, and has excited all the wash water and slops of every

Bates advertising on application States has increased, from 65,000 lbs. great.interest wherever introduced.A kind from the house, droppings from

'UMER'4JDatrrs, OBOWEB, imported in '1872, up to about 200- few of these .pineapple-flavored the fowls and manure from the stables

V Jacksonville Fla.' obo-pounds imported last year. Importations oranges came to Philadelphia last and cow sheds, get them together
of the oil of where the addition of pine straw,

oranges average year and sold very readily at prices t:
CONTENTS.- 35,000 pounds annually. The fruit considerably higher than the regular swamp grass or'something of the kind
growers of Florida and "California The artificial will in course of a few weeks make

' ; ,Necewitj for Crop Eolation... ............ 754QBOTSAJTD should strive to attain perfection in oranges.flavor is imparted by grafting pineapple pineap them all available as fertilizers! .5

.. Qacuaanond1tion8 of suo- the distillation of essential oils, in order pie buds the trees.. This Commercial fertilizers are all. rightin
ceutui Fit Culture; Old-It a 8 h Ion e d upon orange
to utilize the inferior portion of their way, but to succeed we must
Idea on Scale Insects; Japanese Plums; the tree a sort of combined or-

Grove Note......................_...... 755. their production of both fruits.- ange and pineapple tree, but the product keep as much of our, money at homeas
FruitI an's Guide. possible besides much that is
South Florlda-A Bright Bide-Yiew......, 755Fnrar. has all the characteristics of the ,
.-Th Pineapple! Industry No.: Zt'; It has been said that'"The Almighty orange, with the added flavor of the thrown out about the house is harmful

A.Good Locality..... .,.................. 758FABM is so desirous that fruit should be pineapple.The then when it might be helpful on a

; DTBuoratB.-The VelvetJ3ani.! ; .. eaten by His creatures that He madeit grafting of the pineapple ,buds compost heap. '
Strawberry Culture; Cotton Seed Meal very attractive to the eye,pleasant to changes..the form of the orange some- I believe the only way to succeed is
u a Source of Profit to the South; Japan the'smell agreeable'to,,the taste and of what, the new product being of by heavy fertilizing; and with that on
f RIce; Best_Seed Sources.... .............. 757 such variety of flavors that the most an oval shape. than usual. The more skin y anland fitted for farming bountiful .

t Fertilizers in Florida; Barnyard Manure; fastidious can be satisfied." It was and color unchanged.. .. crops may be raised and of almost
The Degeneracy of Strawberry.Plants; 758. E. P. Roe who once remarked that The Philadelphia receivers of or- anything to which our climate is fitted.

': PouL Eggs .Working With Boup; Infertile 759OUK '"Nature" might have contented her- anges last week received word..that the IRVING KECK.

; RURAL Hoira-Floridian' Gifts forth self with simply producing seeds, but producers of this fruit in Florida Bowling Green, Fla.

It. Holidays; The Bath................... 760 she accompanied the work with fragrant would very likely hold them for the The best contrivance we have ever

STATS Nrws, ...............,...1.'.............. 760 flowers and delicious fruits."- i holidays.! There is always a good de seen in operation aside from a covered
Nature's Bemedy In Jamaica; Night Air.., 761 Fruit arid Vegetable Grower. :. mand at that time, when the fruit can shed, was a basin scooped out of Jhe

*1 .DITOB Ir-EasenUat Oils; Japanese As is well known among fruit readily sell at $5 or more per box.- barnyard and"the bottom and sides
Chestnut; Heavy Yields of Honey; A: growers, the Japanese chestnut produces Philadelphia Grocery World.. well padded with clay to make it watertight y
Pineapple Flavored Orange; The Fertlll- nets of size much lar- We have so often derived items of The cattle pens and stalls
ser Question................'.. ...... ... 763 ger than the a large Spanish, ,-or Italian, interest and value from the columns of were arranged around it in a.sort of a
.Markets; Appeal For Lower Freight Bates .quadrangle, not too far from the basin
The Orange Worm ........................ 763 which in turn is larger than our native, our enterprising Philadelphia contemporary : ,
It is thatit sincere so that all, the manure could easily be. =
sort.' not, however,so well known causes us regretto
Our Stock Law That Eternal Grind...... 764
; that this the find this ridiculous scraped out and emptied into it. All
Items... ..............................r<....'796 J Japanese is but a paragraph put the refuse and of the farm and
.. small tree, adapted to orchard forth by it as information to its read. waste
-- The. San'Jose Scale;Items..,.'............. 768 growth, household of manurial value collected t
as are apples and pears. It has not ers. To "graft pineapple buds upon was
f been in cultivation here long; enoughfor the orange trees" would be as impossible from time to time and emptied r
-' Weather In Jaoltsonville.t it to attain full size, but from its as to change the flavor of a wa- into this basin. Pigs were allowed to
t Week.Ending November 2j, 1897. appearance and its ,fruiting quite termelon by grafting upon it a'cocoanut root it over, and poultry assisted in

? : S .; young, it evidently is not of as large bud. The pineapple flavor of mixing its contents. To keep it..(rem
x fir BAT*. S s. w i .s III a a -.3-1 33 growth as.. the. others mentioned. this one variety is simply fprtuitious, becoming malodorous and detrimentalto
a =- )t =c Trees of but twelve -feerin height are one of nature's happy..surprises, which health in summer was something ofa

HOT.17 *...... -62 -63 -69 -62 -7 -66'o- offen quite full of flowers, and in this the man who is observing enough to task to be sure, but frequent renewal -
.. l8.;...... 54 61 '66 54 13 60 0 : condition are ornamental lawn trees, notice first arid to perpetuate, gains of the mulching. with a_sprinklingof
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19. 63 62
I .U'. =a.....:.. 3t s8 65 73 77.s8 51 33 19 68 -0 0 I.as well as desirable 'for their nuts.- the credit.. for. heinfr- ---- a..- discoverer.----- .-. _---. ashes, lime,.. etc., kept it from be:
.. 21........ 36 66 79 54 25 66 0 American Cultivator. The Pineapple is. a well coming offensive in this particular. .
....... '
... M 3J....... 58 5& 71 67 7S 55 57 31 22 63. 0 0 ..... .w....-_------ known variety which said to have.. This basin was the, source of a vast. -

II............. -57 -65 -74 -56 -18 -65 -0 Heavy. Yields of Honey. originated at Citra. amount of valuable manure. The.natural :
.. ... rain kept the barnyard manure
Total rainfall 0.00 inches. Under 'the improved system large .t.
The Fertilizer from "fire-fanging while at the
I of Question. same.
T-Trace. crops honey are being gathered. In
r A.J. HirCHXLLOb8erver. Australia one man reported getting a Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. time the most valuable part of all, the.

thousand 'pounds in one season from The fertilizer question is to my mind liquid"maQuie, did not leach away.It .

.. 1 From Virgiana to Texas, southern one colony. A Mr. Doolittle of New one of the great questions in Florida is a plan well worthy of adoption .
Florida it is'in
market gardeners are preparing to York State got over 600 pounds i in in,fact, the first one to be solved before by farmers line with
have a share in the potato market one season. :Mrs. Atchley reportsover we may expect success. i the new movement for clay turnpikes.

r next spring.. The crop.is known to 500 pounds from one colony. The A residence of a dozen years in the I ...... 'oC

be short all over' the world. All are American Bee Journal just received State has year by year impressed this The orange business is gradually .
figuring on the belief that, by next reports Mrs. W. I. Rickard as havinggot on,my conception, 'and new on my coming to the front again in this vicini

ipring.. the markets will, be about. 18,000 pounds from 220 colonies return after eighteen months sojourn ty. Mr. Stetson will ship several:car
3 cleaned out o so that newpotatoes and a, lady in California last seasonproduced 'on. the Pacific Coast, as I look about load of oranges this season, and next .
will ,bring higher price; Q.vertwelve tons of extracted and seethe changes that occurred in season he will have a fairly good crop. <

;. _. ;. Therefore, from Norfolk.to Galyeston; honey. A. :Mr. Baldwin reports my absence, I am 'compelled to admit There are many others in this vicinity.' .'
the acreage of potatoes will be increased Iooo.pounds from ISO colonies. Mr. that fertilizer marks the_ path of the who will have quite a scattering ef-'

F '.. ;, Those who get the new,crop Doolittle"j2,492 ,pounds. from 69 col successful grower in Florida.As fruit this_yean-The Supplement. t...Dt-i:-' .. ..:

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'!;a- ; .J'VFBOTS'" : AND PRODUCE. $2.80If we. can't bett r'rates', we _

/,- :-> "' Corrected by MatxBrof. must quit the business and do something V

?. ./>'" *.slThese are armre quotations. Extra choice else. These companies remindme THE FIRST NATIONAl; BANK OF FLORIDAJAGIs0NvILLE -
<' : -,:M.feteh price: *above top quotation*,while,poor
? of a darkey I remember once un- .
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.PeaniLe Conte........................::.....1.25 dertaking to swim an arm of a lake. -A I-
,. PMra, ieirtf.......j.......................1.25 taken with and '
ADOIeI. .btml................ .......::....300.Iiii He was cramps beganto 1IIA. ;' .
?- .;-.pet.........1. ......_.11.. .....1.50103-25 :call for help, finally.we got another '
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Le soaa, Yasiaa. .bos. --3'Sol Solicits the business of merchants !
'Ir Peu,-dried,.............bna..U5 larkey to go to his rescue, on reading planters and fruit grower .
f' .Peu uti.best. brand......; .....................04.0710.08 to ..05Ctbtage. him, in his efforts to get in'the All accounts have personal attention. Drafts on Eng

u. : Potatoeta.N.....Y...... .............JBDi..........2.75 boat he turned it over. His would-be land and the
t: ; Oaions. ...........*.............bbl...........2.50 himas continent bought. and sold on favorable
-Q- .: "'r !i;.............._...!._..... _. ...........f9 rescuer possible'j jumped with as far the away exclamation from p, terms. R. C. COOLEY, Cashier.
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VEGETABLES AND POULTBY. "Now, d-n you,drown, I can swim JAHE5 M. SCHUnACHER, President : '," ,
Corrected by DaTU&Roblnxra.
out" These Florida Railroads have
lel3owYana- ,....,...... -.bu h ..50
:Sweet PotatoeJ.'.........-. .......... ..cs. to .50 raised rates on all we have to ship out
(0 ;BsbbardtqUJh-,, ...- ;... >b1 1.50 Robertson RealEstate
L' .Lt.e, .........,........_dos- 30c.ierY. of the state since the freeze of 1894 .
: .Florid.....-......- noneBfgrlints. and95We .
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x, .- Toourtoes ...,..*.*.....'.....crate..I.SOto 2.00 do not suppose they are making FIRE
:Sweet Pepper,.. ...._.. bu....i.oo much money, but it looks like they INSURANCE AND .

'keen Pwspklns Beans, .,..:..;?.........each cnte..i.eotoz.S to ,.25 xoiKcniuws should be willing to divide with,us HOUSE RENTING ACENCYIV "
; .... ..........each .3 to .10 'till 'better able to help them.
we are
:parsley,.'....__.per dos.bunches .30
.Green onion.,..'..per. do*.bunches .. SFepperhot. We are not disposed to grumble, but Hogan.and Adams Street, Jacksonville Fku :
...._..._. ....buahe1 '..soto1.00age. '
s .wencured.......-.-....-..lb .'5 would like to know if there is any Do a general Real Estate.Business. Special At5:[. '
'.....:_.._..___MITT.,........ 025 to 30Aeosters chance to remedy these evils. If not '
..._._...._...,,.. .ao to..35Hlfarown. tention given to exchanging property. Very large .l':_
L ..---.......15 to .25 we must quit. We hope to see something .
,.. r gels,....._perpoUDd.lt'OII. .:S to ..13Geese. in the Journal in regard to these, and some good speculations can be had np\v. .
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:V tJ'. ._"._................... .40 matters as well as we all have great Money to LEND Jacksonville ;. .
on Property .
Leeks ..perdoxbuncbet .2OtO.25 ;
Radishes, ... :.....perdoz .15 confidence in..the ability of your publication -
V" Cucnmbera.M...............crate 1.15 to 1.50 and also in the National Ot1ang e GtfoVes Timber Tracts end:
Spinach. ..;......,per bushel none ,
Salalfy, .........per dozen bunches none League of Commission Merchants ,. .
". ,Tttralp Cauliflower.,............per bbl bunch 5.00.03 I[ think all respectable Commission 'PhosphatePttopettti S: :,

.Florida Hooey',..:pound section .10 Merchants should associate themselves
New Potatoes................barrel 3-ooto 4.00 FARMS. V
Squash. >.................crate i-oo together for self protection, and then 'X'ELEPHONE, ism
.1o.15Appeal co-operate with the producer, as it is .

... directly, through him that he must
t For'Lower Freight Rates.A draw his support. W. A BEATY.

.. Plant City correspondent of the II .

:;: ':New: 'Y9rk:Fruit Trade Journal writes: The Orange Worm., MASSEY'S .

ar.. "We sometimes wonder why the Creator The prejudice that has undoubtedlybeen A

-did not do some things, different. caused by the publication of

But to me.it is a great mystery why : warnings against Mexican oranges inconsequence ',:Jfi h;,..

R .- the transportation companies, are so of ,a worm with which -- .

,persistent in their efforts to stamp out this fruit is said to be infested, Will, 1-; ..

.of existence an industry that offers says a late issue of The Grocery World, .

V such' an amount of revenue does undoubtedly affect their sale in the Jacksonville, Fla., .'i V : '
r "the'trucking business: of this state.. United States during the present sea

We can see no sense.in their present son. So wide-spread is the work, of Columbus, Ga., -

E ''rata. We were forced in the'business this pest that even in South Africa it Birmingham, Ala., f '..

after. ,the freeze of '94 and '95. 'Since is believed that some of the great dam t

m k V .then'they have made two or three advances age to the fruit crop of that country Montgomery,. Ala .

V '. .in rates, placing our goods,to comes from this same source. Undoubtedly THE. GREAT SCHOOLS OF THE, SOUTH.. .
We raise Mexican ,trees and '
disadvantage. can vegetables orange
: d. here at a reasonable cost and fruit will be quarantined whenever an CHEAPEST AND BEST. ,'

r't. .would be willing to work for a small attempt is made to import either into Send for Catalogue, Address 'Nearest School._,V"> ,

r: profit; But by these our goods are inmarket any. other country. ,-. .....
they are too light to be gener ESTABLISHED 1875. '"
The.Florida Iron and Wood Worksat .
,:ally.used,'or too low to pay us to ship.
-# .1 knew a-party last spring to ship aJot Apopka have set up their new machinery WILLIAM A. BOURS, .
for treating the velvet bean.
=r 4 ; of 100 crates of tomatoes; they sold
; t ,for $1.25 per box. He paid $67 These machines are no experimen.

-t ;> freight: commission $i2.soi; he paid They have been fully tested. The Grain, Garden Seeds and Fertilizers; .
huller resembles a huge'sausage grinder. ,
:, :$15 for crates nails and wrapping
One mill is used for grinding the Div .TBA"7 aT. .
paper, $2 more. This leaves him only 1AOIcoNvxIx4 'LA..
$ .., about $28 to pay him for work,. 'fertil"i bean in the hull when the product will

> : J iMr.and seed, now you see the' trans"poftation be used for fertilizer and cattle feed. We Handle Only the Best and Most Sellable Seeds. A Oomple Stock of .-
-5 This mill is also adapted to

.."K. 'oj< V .,> ,halves,,and company kept the largest chopped piece.it for in corn in the shuck and in the grinding cob. Hay. Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat, Grits, Meal.
Another mill is for the hulled
V 'their share grinding
bean and The Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark.
r r.This part of the business has been corn. complete plant '
Y ;;1 consists of a huller and two mills.
;gong .so well!,. they now propose to
'-': take another slice off the little half by Cattle, men, according to the Kis. PURE GROUND BONE ;

?f IE ,another; raise in .express. values. simmee Valley, say that all the'suita Tygert-ll1en Fnfflfair .Bo. NI.TRATE'SODh

Freight.:being so uncertain in small ble cattle in Osceola county have been '- \

Y lots to western: markets, we have been marketed and there will scarcely be Star Brand Fertilizers, MURIATE OF, POTASH. .

'compelled f use the express in shipping enough left for home consumption.There GUARANTEED ANALYSIS.

a w most ,of our produce to'these is likely to be a scarcity of beef SULPHATE, POTASH i-. "
;, ,markets.:Now;.to give'an idea to the in the larger markets of the States and Orange Tree and Vegetable KAINIT Eio- :- A

*- commission men, ,Twill take barrels,. the price of beef is likely to be considerable -K&TIIJSrB. ,.: "!1 _

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i 764... ,.,..... "T"'" 1 -r'__-. ,".,,- ,_.-....-.. THE- FLORIDA# FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER.. NOVEMBER 27.,- .
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mild and in which winter grasses are That Eternal Grind.A -.

: :Stock. so free from frost; but .we- need ferti-- few days ago:a neighbor, came

lizers. Buging .teers in October at over to our,place to ask why her hens
-:: $1.60 a hundred and feeding them were dying. I said I would go over'

Ottr Stock Law..JfaftderJud until February and selling them at I and see the sick or dead ones. She

: Z4 Pratt Grower.. >$400 per hundred .makes a good replied that the hens were buried. On
E 'TIfe*,present- Florida stock fencehtws' profit and fertilizer free. The no enquiry, I learned she had been feed. '
discourage the holding of real fence'lowwill introduce this system. ng them on oats and corn and com d 'la N

k ;estate. There ,are men owning only ,But it is not likely that the no fence oats right along She said the hens
'five to ten acres who own cattle that law will soon be passed. Many of got sick and died, usually with a lot of ,; "

will consume the grass of 500 to' z,o00 the, men who are foolish enough to watery feed in their crops. Well, I
{ acres own-Florida lands live in the North knew what was the, matter-indigest-
r .A.no fence law would immediately :and have no votes. ion. I had advised them to feed less Shortest, Quickest, Most Attractive

enhance the value of real estate as i Our only resource then is to test grain; but no heed had been paid to ff
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\\t \ then the stock man would be compelled the constitutionality of our present my advice. They argued that grainwas .
to'buy or rent the 'lands on fence laws. If the real estate ownersare the proper food for fowls, and FLORIDA POINTS BETWEEN AND THE NORTH
.. which his cattle graze. convinced that if the fence lawsare that was proven by nature. Therefore THE

The man who owns the real estate unconstitutional and that when so I! there could be no harm in feeding the Florida Central and PeninsularNEW :
I and pays: the taxes, and furnishes the declared their lands will immediately food that nature provided. That is

grist that grows the cattle would' begin begin to pay a small dividend on the just the trouble; the argument standson THROUGH' ROUTES.

,to get a portion !of the profits of pasture, they can'be united; if united one'leg of fact, but the-other leg is New Florida Pennsylvania New York to Jacksonville R. R. to Wash by.
the cattle. the money can be teadily raised to error. It is true that'nature intended and ington. Southern Railway to

S'' Formerly,pig iron cost $6 per.tonocean test the case.Every'county. rowls to eat grain, but not grain en- Northern Air Line. Columbia Peninsular, Florida to all Central principal& t
freight from Great Britain to in the State should be tirely. The fowl in the wild state J points in Florida.

America., The iron men said they organized. Each county divided into goes through the fields, picking at the Cincinnati tion by Queen to Harriman& Crescent JunoCincinnati
nit J have' $6 per ton additional protection districts, the State thus thoroughly head of a weed or a spear of grass, 1 Harrlman Junction to Ashevllle -
or their business was rutned. canvassed.The gathering a few grainsbut with ,it Asheville & and Railway Columbia, and by Florida Southern -
Now pig iron is shipped to,Great Britain insurance companies] system of come all sorts of food, many of them Jacksonville Central&Pensnsular-Colum-
and sold'at a profit. They improved collecting and being responsible for not harp to grind up into proper shapefor J bia Cincinnati to Jacksonville.to Jacksonville' by

their methods. One hundred money is good. That system eught to dissohing. But in a confined Cincinnati, Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga
i... white men will live on the same be adopted to collect and account for state, and a whole grain ration, the and Florida}ette,Florida, Southern Central B'y&to Penin-Ever
amount Of land that. it formerly took monies-allow' a commission somewhat thing is different Then it is grind, Limited. sular to important. Florida

to keep one Indian. ,as their system does-when good grind, grind the whole year round. points.Kansas City: Fort Scott &
The. stockmen say that unless theyare collectors have given good security for The birds are fed to repletion and that Kansas and City Memphis R.R.t to:Kansas City'

furnished grass rent free and tax. money and then turned them loose, makesthemdo all the grinding possible.In Jackso'villeThro' Line }to Birmingham Everette, Fla., Southern Central R'yto &
free the stock industry ruined. let them tackle every real estate owner fact, from birth to death their ma- Peninsular to all Fla. points.,

,A Florida 3-year-old steer brings$9 resident or non-resident, for a small chineryis required to run at high 1St. Louis Short to Line Jacksonville to Du Quoin'by

weighs: 550 pounds, brings $i.6o pressure. That is the reason we haveso Holly Route.Sp'gi Central, to Holly&Sp'gs,
sum.There City Memphis Birmingham -
per hundred pounds. are plenty of lawyers in the much indigestion among our poultry. J I to Birmingham,Sou.- ..
NextFebruary in the height of the State, let them manage the legal I hope the readers of the Fan. R'y to Everette and F. C.&P,

tourist season, :when there is the great- phate of the matter, only I would sug- cier's Review will heed the suggestionso Sioux sonville.City 111.& Chicago Cent. to to Holly JackBo1l1' -

7 sit'demand and beef brings the best gest that on as early a date as possibleto often made, that a too heavy grain Route Sp'gs}Sp'gs, K.,, C.Sou.M.R'y& B.to to Ever-Birmingham -

price Florida',beef ;,cannot be used forth enlighten, and encourage us, they ration be not fed. I truly believe that ette and the P. C. & P. /
tourist trade.. :Chicago 3-year-lds, formulate a program showing mannerof next to lice indigestion kills more Louls'ille & Nashllle to Rive
New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only ,
that weigh 1,000'pounds (low-weight) procedure-get able opinions .of fowls than any thing else.-Correspondent To }route with through sleepersJacklo'vllle
and cost'four" and' one-half cents a likelihood of' success, cost of carryingup Fancier's Review. Jacksonville.The between New. Orleans and

II pound live,,freight} in.Chicago, added the case, etc. ;. F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track In
freight to Florida will be used to feed By using the methods of the, politi :Mr. W.V.. Lyon, of "Glenlyon Florida running through' the -=-
the,tourist Thousands of dollars will cian to form the combination over the Grove," on Lake Minnehaha; has Tobacco Stock Region farming*, and Dairy Section,

j ?? leave Florida and be sent to Chicago State-the methods of the insuranceman made a great success of grafting( the Orange,Banana Peach and and Strawberry Pineapple. Country.Fhoiphate Lands .
to buy beef.Now to collect and disburse the funds pecan on hickory trees. In three years Belt.
the no fence law may possibly and as we have organs in the State he ,has gathered a fine crop of deli- Has the Other Silver Fine Spring Scenery and

iri 'decrease the number of $1.60 a hundred agricultural journals, we ought to win cious pecan nuts from his grafts. His The Great Hunting Country.
Reaches the Noted Fishing Ground.
.,steers, but,it:will introduce thet5o' .know. why nbt. I for one am wil- success with. several varieties of the Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety .
[t $ per 100 steer. The range man ling to do what I can in Orange coun- finest Japan persimmons has been of soils in the State,and above all .
ti Will turn stoctf] farmer. Improved ty. Will be pleased to hear from any equally as marked. In fact Mr. Lyon, Runs over the Central Rldgeland. x
Where It Is High and Healthy.
methods. in and let who was a Western business man be-
one Orange county us com- Prosperous towns fill itfe route and it offers
.; ,By feeding bunch of .steers any mence ; we will at least make it less fore coming to Florida, has developedinto the best freight facilities for any produce to
I winter tistt cotton!' seed meal as.a I difficult for those who try after us. an expert farmer and fruitgrower the Send Northern also for markets.the best map of Florida (sent ,
{ feed instead of as a fertilizer he willRet E. W. SHANIBARGER, and has a lovely home at "Glen- free) and note the.o.towns on Its route.A. .
both feed and fertilizer value: also fine Castle, Fla. lyon."-Orlando Reporter.One MA.ODONELLG.P.A.Jacksonville,Fla.

) feeding casava root, etc. By selling -- of the principal industries of & '
his steers at four and one-half cents The truck growers in and. around South Florida at present is the ship- The Fla. Cent. Peninsular R. R;; -

live weight instead of $1.60 he can North Gainesville are going in heavyon ment of cattle to Cuba. About five Offers to Shippers .

buy much more cotton seed meal for cabbage. One of the growers yesterday hundred a week were shipped from The Shortest and Quickest Route
feed=and"fertilizers, he will vastly in- informed a Sun reporter that Punta Rassa. The price has advanced BETWEEN

: crease the number: of rich acres, and he estimated that there would be in from ,ten and twelve to fifteen and
will thus introduce a new method ofMock the 'neighborhood of one hundredacres eighteen dollars,per head. The activ- FLORIDA THE EAST AND POINTS WEST. IN. _'

v growing in Florida. in cabbage alone. This gentleman ity among the cattle men is very great.It With Improved Ventilated Cars this company
.>If the.thousands of dollars that the stated further that a considerable has reached as, far north as our is better equipped than ever ever to
water'tourists' bring to Florida was amount of lettuce would be planted, county, the Messrs. Ross on the With- Insure handle close the Orange connections and Vegetable and promptdespatcb Crops,and. .
sot sent' Chicago to buy? meat, but but that very little cauliflower would lacoochee river, having sold a bunchof to all Eastern and Western Markets.
DIed to buy cotton seed'meal to feed be,put in.-Gainesville Sun. five hundred head last Saturday.Ft. .- Through cars to destination with ..
out change or delay .
steers and this cotton seed fertilizer .. Press.
Business is lively in the hundred Myers Perishable freight followed by wire and
.was ties spread on the field and cas- one i New life seems to have taken hold shippers advised time passim various junction
and fifty cigar factories at Tampa. points and arrival natlon. ,
ava roots raised f for stock feed, and of many of the citizens of Gainesvilleand All claims for overcharges and loss prompt,.. : s
turning out -
They now nearly two -
ly adjusted.
winter was. sown for
f irye. .pasture- a spirit of enterprise is manifesting '
millions week.
cigars ::
per See that your goods are marked
'Florid would raise
.. -soon steers atthree' itself. Old houses are being repairedand via F. C. & P. R. R. -
old'weighed pounds, And now the enterprisinglittle town
yem 1,200 repainted, giving employment to For information can on or addresf the
aad .bring I :five cents a pound live"weichL of Fort Myers is to be lighted by elec many who were idle, and new "buildings dersigned: .
t '. C. E. TAYLOR, Trar.A'gt.OealaFia. -
tricity. are being erected in many partsof w. B. TUCK! Gen A' .Orlando Pia., .
Bat hointroduce the $60 steer? Cattle for the Cuban market are being .. the city. The growth 'of Gaines- o.I!. N.Trav. A'' !fit Leeabuffrt.rIA, ,
W. R. FULLER.Tray A <<::1.Tampa, Fl&. --'-
The no fence law will do it In no I sold in the southern counties at vllle is steady and substantial-From OrN.S. PENNINGTON.TrafficJacksonville
state in'the Union is the, winter so:!from$10 to$12 per head-large herds Gainesville Sun. te'WH '
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,GALA WEEK SPECIAL. I TV/flLO/ MARTIN Pure Bred Registered, ,
SOUTH I Jersey Bull for sale. Price$40, I make a
:: !SEEDS FOR'THE Whlch"will change to avoid inbreeding. C. A. BACOIT Or-
An Offer Be Taken Advantage mono, Florida, 10-2-3

Of by Scores Of Sufferers;
NOT buy budded trees on old hard
'.. DO ,when you can get them on new
a; From present indications not less than 500 healthy stock for the same price. Centennialand
NOT THE CHEAPEST, afflicted persons will take advantage of Gala Satsumas on sweet new stock AddressH.
Week excursion rates, and come to Jacbon- Friedlander, Interlachen Fla. 10-aKtea'
Y < ville for the express purpose of consulting
: BUT THE BEST. Dr. Vincent who has so clearly demonstratedthat Plants.
,.- he is master of.chronic diseases To all
i those who begin treatment during Gait Week CELERY --White Plume, Grant, Paschal, 1
j It is Our Business to Supply.JMThat __._._-- Dr. Vincent will give 20 per cent discount' Golden Self* Blanching New Rose, $2.75 per
; from his usual fee and this rate will prevail 1000.< Cabbage, leading varieties $2.75 per
until the patient gets well. This Is the first 1000. Cauliflower, Snowball, $4.00 per 1000.> Y
r I GOOD SE'EDS] time that Dr. Vincent has ever deviated< fromhi Horseradish sets $1.00 per tw.I,. Cameron
regular rate and it will probab y be the Seedsman,Jacksonville,Fla. -
last, so it is good advice to you,to advise.you

; will give the grower the best results when planted in the South, You can buy seeds for to take advantage of this special rate. No .
matter how
many physicians have failed to I Have Them.
money'than from but can't get good seed.
.wfti--. ; us, you as
Mess benefit you,come and see what this specialist :
,but poor seed is expensive at any price. Send for our Catalogue-It II Free. has to say about your chances for recovery. 40,000 fine Orange and Pomelo Buds on 4, 5
H I.Cheap i If you cannot go to see him, send for symp- and 6 year stocks. I want to sell 23,000 In next. _*.
tom blank. 60 days.by discount. VILLA LAKE NURSESIBS
.r H.G. HASTINGS & t0.! SPECIALTIES. Fruitland Park,Fla. 73tf

f CATARRH AND The Hart Pomelo.,
SEEDSMEN: Fla.J' CHRONIC DIS- Specially recommended by the nomencla-
EASES of the
Eye ture committee of the State Horticultural
Ear, Nose. Throat, ciety. Buds$1.50 per hundred,$10.00 per thousand f

J' 'I WINTER HAVEN_ NURSERIES Nerves ach.Lungs Kidneys Liver Heart,8tom-,Skin, Bladder Bowels and, 1-2'-15. Chuluota,Orange PHILLIPS County BROS., Fla.

t" Offer their Fine Stock, of CITRUS TREES at Reduced Prices. Blood.ChronloUlcers, (Old Sore 700,000 STRAWBERRY plants,namely:PLANTS In proved nowreadyt Newnan

Leg), Cancer, Rup- Lady Thompsons, Clouds, Hofmans RisingSeedlings
I ture,StrictureVar- Tennessee Markets and Tennessee
' 1 Parson Brown,'Baby, Amory,.Jafla Bloods, St: Michael, Jaffa, Wash. Navels, icooele Hydrocele, Prolific.; Orders filled promptly. Packing the ,
Villa Franca Lemons. and Piles guaranteed best. R. Paddy,Lawtey, Fla.
It' jjTardiff, Dancy,King Tangerines, cured without

f j". Triumph, Marsh Seedless, Thornless Silver Cluster Pomelos. t using the knife.Rheumatism. .-
Diseases 300,000
At 100 f. b. 10 cent. off 500 lots. of both given and Lady Thompsons. New,
l $25 per o. ; per on sexes are special attention. vigorous plants Indian River Seedlings. Write
No charge for consultation. Fees always
for prices. C.H.C urchD1, ,Fla.
Ail trees are budded low on rough lemon stocks about 1J: inch diameter. Buds reasonable. Special rates for mail treatment. Lawtey 7-3-12

f 4 J to 6 feet high,first class in every respect and.guaranteed true to name. DR. W. T. S.. VINCENT, Specialfct.
''_ | .. Address, RICHARD KLEMM, Winter Haven; Fla. Mohaw Block, Corner Bay & Market Streets, THIRTY Seedling Grape/rut years old.
Jacksonville Florida. Also Han's and Valencia Late, Dancy Tangerines -
Hours: 9 to 12 A. Mr; 2 to 4 &7 to 8 P.M.-Snn-. Budded Grapefruit, Euteka
i bt. days-3:30 to 6 P.M. Only. Lemon, and a few Seedless Pineapple Parson y
s c. p.ttOUSTOf4, Brown's and Enterprise Seedless All buds OB
Grapefruit stock 5 years old. Buds grown to
The importance of cleanliness ,in thedairy stakes. Trees very fine and sure to please both _

Denta.IParlors. not only' in caring for the cows, as to quality! Leland Write 111. BOWYER
p; & STEPHENS, Fla.
but in all stages of milk handling, is now

i Established 1884. 'Cor.Bay and Laura Sts.,.over Mrs. Keene' quite generally understood."CENTAWQRD" SMOOTH CAYENNE, CHARLOTTE ROTHS-
JACKSONVILLE chip and Golden Queen Pineapple _al
or sale at Modelo Park Pinery. Quality

' For the next 30 days prices will be as follows: Gold Fillings, $1.50 to $2; Plastic COLUMN. unsurpassed. Address ORLANDO GRAPE :
filings\ 60c. to $1: Alloy Fillings; $1 to$1.50; Plates, $5 to $8; Full sets (very best) BATES.-Twenty words, name and address, 6-s-1a.

g $O to$10. Extracting free,by a painless method, where plates are made. First-class one week.35 cents; three weeks SO cents Noth-

pperatnnfand polite attendants. Gold and Continuous Gum Sets of Teeth made ing Advertisements taken for less than this 25 cents.column MUST be 'DOll SALE-Smooth Cayenne and Abbaka
.. preSend J: Suckers "
1'and repaired. paid. and Slips St. Petersburg Pineap {
ple Co.,St.Petersburg, Fla. 6-11-13
no stamps larger than two cents.
Initials and figures count as one word.
6. I C. H.Bradley, agent of the F. E. C. Joseph H. Keen. Eugene B. Redfleld. You Should See ;

& of the Lake Work MAN thoroughly understanding growing Those ,two buds and 6year
.jp.Ratcliffe' ; I B. REDFIELD CO. curing tobacco desires position; will 3.000 year King on 4
stocks. The most
instruct number of farmers combined profitable orange grown.
Ice Works J. F. Lamond any ;
; worker. MATTHEW c. W. FOX, Villa Lake Nurseries, Fruit and
: Hasting,
Southern" Express Company, 'and (Formerly of Redfield&Son. Established:87i.) Florida. WATSONl Park,Fla. 7-ai-tf. =

treasurerof'Dade County; Captain J.tM. CUHOIiHSIillH FRUIT CENTENNIAL AND SATSUMA BUDS on
McLean and the Fowler Brothers Trifollata ,for Hedges. from seed since the
AriD PRODUCE freeze. Buds 4 to 6 feet high excellent roots
'steamboat men and machinists, have Hedges Eighty or thousand for stock Trifoliata for citrus plants varieties.for and perfect condition. Nothing like it In the

|associated themselves together as the COfJIfJIISSIOYIE t Grandest, hedge Plant for the Bouth.VILL.l .- State.Fla. Address H. Friedlanderi(Interlachen- -.3mDon't' ;
LAKK: NURSERIES Fruitland Park,
{Florida-Alaska Mining Company, as Florida. tf. _

|the nucleus of a party of ten for- the ,] CflAnTS'. ACH.-Thls You ForgetTo
CLARA Pl fine new peach send for list of all the varieties
THE price leading
; {purpose of proceeding to the gold I No.405 New Market St., Phil'a,Pa. as early as the Jewel as large as the of Citrus Trees on 4,5 and stocks.
1fields.of the Northwest in the coming SPECIATIES Oviedo,color crimson. ,quality the best.. Discounts: according to size of orders. C. W.
; I have all leading varieties write for prices.T.
"* FOX,Villa Lake Nurseries, Fruitland Park Fl .
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PhiLrThompson, ex:chief inspector Southern Berries, : .
.5 of customs at Key; est, and one of Trees at bottom prices. Choice stock ,
the best known of the State Fruits and Vegetables. Some of those three thousand fine one year Best varieties true to name, and square .
men Riverside Navel buds on six year old Rough treatment. Write for prices stating_your
[killed about two weeks ago. Lemon Stocks. Will bloom next spring. Villa wants. We can please you. Phoenix Nunee
Trifollata For Hedges. Lake Nurseries Fruitland Park Fla.TOR ries,Braidentown Fla. Established in 188S. .
H .B Bishop is the new postmaster T
Eighty Thousand Trifoliata plants for {
I* at Eustis. Hedgesor forstocks for Citrus Varieties. ; QUICK RETURNS AND PHENOMEJD I Need Money, .:
nomenal profits plant Satsuma Tangerine
i"f G. B. Reynolds has been appointed Grandest Hedge. Plant for the South. and King oranges on rough;lemon stock.I Therefore I will sell my large stock of Orange
postmaster at Tampa. VII.uLAn NURSERIES, also have Parson Brown and Pomelo trees at very low prices. All the best J
if Fruitland Park Fla. tf ington Navel Marsh Seedless Grapefruit, and 'popular varieties of Orange and Pomelo
John Stillman who asked for the appointment Villa Franca Lemon andone; yearloldsour: oranges trees from 3 to 6 feet high. Address for particalars -
and Trifollata plants. Write for.prices. W. E. Trimble,Braidentown,,Fla. U s
| of United States :Marshalas George E.Snow, Eastlake Fla. KMMSm '

j been appointed Collector of the SMOOTH CAYENNE PINE- FOB SALE Two Leon county farms 45oacrd .
V AN ACRE. CROP PEDIGREE 390 acrea. Excellent for stock railing sad
Pensacola. Imported stocks of years .
port at $5 offiomekind careful selection. Every sucker taken from tobacco growing. W.B. Oarkaoa,Jacksoavffle,
4 A from Tallahassee dated Fla. 134HART'S -'"
special plants that have produced extra large, fine .
November isth : Governor Blox- can be produced every month of the year i fruit. E. A.Peck,Orlando, Fla lHH5m(
says in South Florida, on land that is LATE AND PARSON BROWN
t sham, Comptroller Reynolds, Secre- at $5 an acre on the installment purchased for Budwood,Satftumaa, Cen- and-Bud Write for prices eta -
HALF-PRICE i tf W H.MANN, Manville,Fla.COR .
of State Crawford General CO cents 100 by <
tary Attorney plan. Good climate and good health. per
mail, $4.00)per 1,000( )by express. H.Friedlan-
: Lamar;, and Superintendent Write for information. .. der.lnterl chen, Fla. "10-30-3m SALE-A fine pack of Fox Houn4*,
heats haveRreturaed; from Jackson. CLARK: D. KNAPP, Lawyer, A thoroughly trained. Address Geo. N.
> Avon Park Fli PLANTS: Lady Thompson Lewis,Attapulgus Ga. 1013COWS. :
[ville's Gala Week greatly delightedfewith STRAWBERRY, etc. Send for price list.
feature their visit to the J.,B. Beach&Co., Melbourne Fla. .
every FOR SALE. -Pure-bred Berakshire COR CHOICE FRESH MILK write
[metropolis of Florida.* Their unanimous $5.00 f. o., b. cars. For' SALE OR EXCHANGE-Latest Im-- r to Thomas & Lewis Bainbridge.Ga..
formation address H. T.STROUT,Fruitland FOR 1 -l3..
verdict is that the, carnival was Reliable and Praire State Incubator -
Park,Lake Co., Fla. 10-30-3 Address Box Winter
and brooder. 500
fan immense! success, :that Jacksonville Park. Fla 10-W() f rnua NEW SOUTH CULTIVATOR it safe.., 1

tT f is a great,- good and rs rand credit the State. WANTED geriDe and pineapple buds. State WASHlNGTONIASPECmS.LowerCaUtomta. cultivate any crop from a strawberry pateb ..' __-_
a Jo age and kind of stock, age and size of bud. : an orange grove, without. extra auacfimcats.
lcQ een.and Robison will rebuild Nothing: but very best stock wanted. Twoyear Palm.Seed now ripening. Packet by mailz! Sold eat trial; satisfaction guaranteed. Price** a
old buds preferred. State lowest price.Add.rcI8. I'cents, Thousand Sa. o. E., H. HAKT.Federal freight paid. Send for dreater. Y

d :.."their burned_--.4 saw mill, .a_"!"JBranford...., ,lock box 4, Leesburg, Fla. 10-10-6 |i Point ,Florida. T.-K, GODBEY, WiMo" y1a. .0
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/ Tallahassee........S.- ...........S............... Uu.Irw..I, ,....,.. Wednesday December 1 C
__.,. :" Chattahoochdc.. ,.- .,.....Thursday, December 2 dl
f4 ,Kansas City.-.......... Friday, December 3
*, Naoooehee.................: Saturday, December 4
-5-.- City of ...........Monday, December 6 fo
;City of Birmingham.,.;.......... ..... ....*.Tuesday, December 7t'
Gate City.... ...*......Wednesday December 8
,< < City of Macon..... .......,................Thursday, December 9
Tallahassee" ...... ... .r.... .... ..-............ Friday, December
: *- .KanauCity.. ;.:.' ..::......... .,.?......Saturday, December 11
S Nacoochee...............,'.. ..:..., Monday, December
_ .City of Augusta.;..,...........,......Tuesday, December 14
;_ City of Birmingham... ....... .................. ..., ...=.............Wednesday, December Is .,
,Chattahoochee..'.... .._.. ., ,.....,:.....Thursday, December 16 .
.Gate City.........r. .,.......... ........ ......Friday, December 17 '
,.Tallahassee! ....*.'.._.............;:. ..Saturday. December 18 SAFETY
,* Kansas City............... Monday, December COMFORT! QUICK TIME! LOW\ RATES!
-, Nacoochee....'.. ............Tuesday, December 21
y1 'City of Augusta...::.. ,' City of .*........Thursday, December 23 ; Finest'Cuisine; and Service. No Tram ,
: ,, City.of Birmingham........................... .- ..... ...>.,..-....F.iday, December 24: f era Between Jacksonville and.. New Yerk.
-Gate City...._ .... .Saturday,,December 25TallahaYee. The Fleet is of the '
........_.........Monday, December 27KansasClty. composed following'Handsome New Steel Steamers: _
...:................Tuesday, December 28
.. .Nacoochee.. .....:................Wednesday, December 29 "Comanehe" I ','
Clty.of Macon .-..,., .Thursday, December 80 (new), "ilppn, Iroquois, Cherokee, "Sel ljlt ,

.City of-Augusta........:..........'.,......Friday, December 31 .. -. .

Central < Meridian) Time-as below. .
'City,of Augusta. .............. Wednesday, December 1, 11 00 pm
",City of Birmingham.......... ........'...................Friday, December 2, 4 00 pmt Steamers are appointed to sail according toHhe tide.
,Gate .. -..........................:...Saturday, December 4, 4 00 pm
Prom JACKSOHYIUE FtA., (calling at Charleston),.._.... .......Sundays,TueedaysandThutedays.Nrem .
Tallahassee.... ........,.....Monday,. December 6, 500 pm ,
w i Kansas' City....... ..................Tuesday, December 7,. 500 pm CHARLESTON S. C., .............................. ......... Mondays,Wednesdays and Friday* ,
Nacoochee..........................r-.,..Wednesday December 8, 500 pm ':;:"
City Augusta.r...:.. .,- Friday December 10, 500 pm Forhours of sailing see "Clyde Schedule or Jacksonville and Charleston daily paper r
City of Birmingham..............Saturday,.December 11, 4 00 pm .
Gate City....,....................Monday,.December 13, '100 pm ., SOUTH BOUND.Steamers .
Tallahassee.. ................. .......... .../.Tuesday, December 14, 8 00 pm
'< .Kansas .. Wednesday, December 15, 900 pm are appointed to sail from Pier East River New York at follows
ao 3 p.m..as '
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Nacoochee... ,.. ; .Friday,.December 17, 1000 pm -

-; City of Augusta....., ....-.Saturday, December 18, 11.30pm For HARLESTO., S. C., .--....:...................._.........Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays- : --.
City of Birmingham..Monday, December 20, 400 pm i.
'Gate City.,............::......Tuesday, December 21, 4 30 pm For JACKSQllWli_ ,ILL, (calling: at Charleston) ..........?.....Mondays.. Wednesdays and Fridays: ,',;.
Tallahassee.............-...'.. ......Wednesday, December 22, 500 pm' .
Kansas ...............*. .Friday,.December 24, 600 pm '
.Nacoochee... ..............................!........... ...Saturday, December 25, 600 I pmr'
'\) .City of Augusta........... ... Monday,.December 27, 800 pm Clyde New England and Southern Linesy.?
,\. l City,of Birmingham ......................:...................Tuesday, December 28, 12 00 m
.:r''t ; Gate .......:......Wednesday,December 29, 900 pm '
vTaUahasflee.; .................. mber 31, 200 pm Freight Only.

.. .' .. ..' Lewis' Wharf, 12:00 noon. Calling at Charleston S. Cn both ways.
'- Chaattboochee, (Via New York)..._.,...... .. Wednesday, December 1 .
.v". ,'City of Macon (Via. New York)........Wednesday, December 8 Steamers "DELAWARE" and "GEORGE W. CLYDE "
-, Chattahoochee: (Via New York). :... ...............Wednesday, December 15 X.
sCity of Macon, (Via New ) ._....... .Wednesday, December 22 Are to sail follows
--' Chattahoochee, Via. Now .............. .....Wednesday, December 29. appointed u :
4" 'J' FROM SAVANNAH TO. BOSTON' .DIRECT.Central from foot of THURSDAYS.Hogan Street,.Jacksonville, From I,ewis FRIDAYS.'Wharf, Boston, '

.... .. '((90th.Meridian) Time-As Below. -
'"' City of .. ........Wednesday, December 1, 12 00 m r ,
Chattahoochee................. ...Wednesday, December,' 400 pm CliVDE'S
City of Macon..,:....... ......,...........Wednesday, December 15, 1030 am s ST. Joftf'ts tiVt 3 lilfJE ,
ChattAhoochee..... ,.:..-.........................Wednesday, December 22, 400 pm ;;
:City.of .' _Wednesday, December 29, 11 00 am DE GARY LINE. ,, .

'' 'v* .Cona. ting at savannah with Plant System, Georgia and Alabama Railway, Florida Jacksonville Palatka Sanford Enterprise Fla. and Intermediate '
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Central, and Peninsula Railroad, Central of Georgia Railway., ,
Landings ,on the St. Johns River ,",;?j ._
M Through. .Bills.of Lading, Tickets and Bag ;'aee Checked Between all Eastern and :
Southern. Points.tv .- The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer '::f,
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'W.;G.;BRte WEtf. Ticket and Pass. Agent, Ocean 8.8. Co.,39 Bull Savannah' Ga. '. ":
'B:W. SMITH.Gontr. Freight Agent,.Ocean 8.8. Co., 13 E. Bay St. Savannah Ga, Is appointed sail u follows;. :;. ,' :

,. } ; R.G.TBEZEVANT,Agent Ocean Co., Savannah,Ga Leave Jacksonville...............,...........,...Sundays,Tuesdays and Thursdays at'330 tr -'. -'.
WALTER HAWKINS,Fla. Pan.Agent Ocean 8.8 Co.,234; W. Bay S t Jacksonville Fla.. f Returning, leaves Sanford...... .... ...............Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays at? 00&p.. '
4 W.J.PABBBLL Sol.Agent Ocean SJ3.Co..224 W.Bay 8t.Jacksonville, Fla. : .
:a ''L.' B. BARKER Tray:Frt.Agent Ocean S.S. Co.,234 W. Bay St. Jacksonville;Fla. -.. ..
:.. W. H.RHETT,Gen'L Agent Cent of Ga.By.,317 Broadway, N. Y. '_ SOOTH BOUIE; SOHEDULE ; .DaTH BOfO '
,,' !tv .K.K.BRYAN Jr., Gen'T. Eastern Agent Ocean 88.Co;,217 Brodway N. Y. Read Down. and t7 ,.
:, W. K.ARNOL'D, Gen'1.Trap, Vass.Agent Ocean 8.8. Co..317 Broadway,New York.. .

i. B. S.FRENCH, Sol. Pasa.Agent Ocean Ocean 8.8.8,8.Co.Co.,817 317 Broadway Broadway,New New York.York. Leave p.m. "::;"h....;....!.....J.ek.on9111e..,.... ..........._.... Arrive a eo a.m.
r ,'XR. GOODWIN..tSol..Frt.Ocean Agent 8.8. Co.,New Pier)N. R. New York. .. 845 'f ......;.....................Palatka..........\.:................ Leave loop.lII.
l 'M.C. HAMMOND Ttcket'Aa'ent Agent Ocean 8,8. CO, 37 Broadway,sew York., .1 300 a.m. ....i..T................. Astor............................ 'JO"
!. C.C.WALTON Cent of Ga. By.;311 f Broadway, New York. : u 430 it .....................;......St. France ........................ zoo It
L ;.B4B.PRICET.> v.1i'rt.Agent Frt. Agent Cent. of Ga.Ry.,317 Broadway,New York. ........:.;:.............. Beresford.......................... If 1130....
ti W.H. LaHO FAUX, Plant System,261 roadway, New York.:: /' 600 '! ...........................B1neSpriage ._......:......_ .1 lloe"
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: '-. .J.D.J.J.FABHSWORTH HASH AGEN Eastern Pass.Agent Plant Systein i 261 Broadway.New York: C Arrive 830 fI .... ........... ........ .". San ord...i...................... .. 900. .
:J.,L; ADAMS Gen'l. East.Bast.Agent Agent F.C. & P.B. R.,333 Broadway,New York. .. 9lS'f .................. ........ Enterprise....,. ........... ... I. 3O'f.
: 'J.A..MisDUFFIE. Eastern Agent G.&A. By..879 Broadway New York. .
:; :A,DeW. >SAMPSON, Gen'l.! Agent C. of Plan.,806 Washington St. Boston. G.eneralPassengerand Ticket Office,204. West Bay Si, Jacks onTillIV _'
t .J.A:FLANDERS, New England-Agent System,290 Washington 8t.Boston. r- ,
-\ .RICHARD SON &BARNARD Agents Ocean 8,8.Co. Atlantic Ave.,Boston. H. WARBOTITON, B P. A..5 Bowling Green, New York. .,.
s : 'CARROLL CTofG.Ry 38 South Third "M. B. CLYDE, AMistant Traffic Manager,5 Bow ing Green,New York. -4;- '
,. '' DANiKL LAMMOTjrtAirent F. C& P?R.South South PPhlladelphiPPa.* ,Pa. F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent,204 West Bay St.lacktoavffic,"Ffe : ::5
i,. JNO.B,GROFF,T.S 5. Plant System 100 10th St. JOHN L. HOWARD, Superntendent.footlloganStre ,Jacksonville,Fla. ;" ..;::.
t :J.C. HAILS,General PasengerAgentTSavaniah.Ga._ 'THEO. G. EGER, Traffic! Manager,5 Bowling Green,New York.WM .?;- .:

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'.-' .c.4.'_;-" ''-f...'."?.'_ .., The J' ,;San.',Jose Scale. mspring r and then; let them alone f1 as to make, film of 'kerosene capable of allow time for rapid evaporation,, no-

i'::; 4 n J";. V'; YThe SanJose scale multiplies with I is' the usual practice, the balance of penetrating; into the smallest crevices; harm will be done to fruit, or tree,,
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& enormous rapidity; but so do plant lice ,the;seas01 ,-'aita"next spring,:there will but fet that film be of the thinnest possible cases out fen the
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/ and someVther) insects, as melon grow- be j just as::many-as before tobe dealt ''description. Do.the work on a ? completely :
'}' .V' ers;knowto rjeirftcost, acres of vines dry bright day with enough air stir. 'Thereafter a close watch each summer

.,!,- .V" ,ih' being 9.y.iJJitant lice in! a.f fed with.The truth is.that we have not taken ring to favor rapid evaporation and do and a prompt use of kerosenewhen
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V '- ::. weeWfroma' Jew' scattenng, iadividuals these facts into proper consideration: yourself, or. at least superintend it are not --, '.
r noticed.in:earlp' summer., and'have'attempted the impossible- so that carelessness in the application prevent injury, but'will in not; a 100great ''..

,0( y.. L Is tle} scale;.t:iiJ toktll? Yes 'and extermination by a single treatment or be:not charged against the insecticideas time "exterminate" the scale. .
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nor'I.fisiojv! respect at,one single season. u inefficiency.
,.. : ,some.of our native scales, because, I Now: : Twill make, the very radical 'Whale oil soap, two pounds in one conventions to do the impossible.American .-
a V sbme trees infested by both San Jose assertion that the San Jose scale, is avery gallon of :water, will do almost as AgriculturistP. .
"._ .,f and'"scurfy"j_s, winter treatment .easy species to deal with, and well on smooth-barked young trees;
'"- ': killed nearlyCJfTie. | pernici s'form, that its practical extermination in an but not on.rough or scaly barked old F. Carcaba, the extensive'cigarmanufacturer

_: <:. ., ,k:;iwhileitKetriiw'now( coated with the infested orchard ,is not particularly difficult er ones,, because its much smaller pen- of this city'stateshe that
,f'. :.. common species which the application I will admit, however, that etrating power. Ten days or two weeks has in hand orders for cigars
., .;,: left unharmed It was simply a'matter the,treatment to accomplish this resultis thereafter, trim out the trees thoroughly amounting! to nearly $: ;000,, :which

V4 '.. i 'Iof i the time of treatment. TKe heroic and somewhat expensive; ,:and carefully;, cut out all the wood he cannot fill on ,account of the'Scarcity -
-b ,. protected larva of 'the San Jose scale i is but if the trees are not worth' the expense not absolutely needed, but do not risk Havana tobacco, caused by the.

just as easy to kill as,that of;any other and labor involvedthcy mightas I spoiling or even injuring the tree. order prohibiting the expprtatiOBS,-of
k: .. armored scale,,'only- and |he, differ- well,be, taken out altogether, be Leave enough to carry a moderate tobacco from the island. Mr' Carcab..-
'sue-', i ence is importaI1t-iD"scaleS>with one causethe: scales will sooner {or later crop o(,Jfuit if the trees are in bear. states that he hopes soon to hear thtt '.
t .. : ;'. annual brood one ,or two sprayings kill them and will at once:reduce the ing. Do not trim before spraying, to the order has been recalled, IB which
;t; .. ," r-9-, will rea 1i.the, entire crop: of-larvae;in value of the fruit, if.they do dot make avoid cutting surfaces into which the case he will proceed im"tdy'toHavana
the San Jose scale, which Breeds continuously it wholly: unsalable. To accomplish kerosene might penetrate. The trimming to lay in a l large supply' ;-$t,

.;: r '*,,* .for several weeks;.treatment the result above indicated'will require is to reduce that wood,least easily Augustine News.
-'against the larvae mustsbe.; made at treatment both in winter: aiuf' in, summer reached by 'the spray, and, thus to. The Bradley phosphate ,mini.
:' frequent intervals during the life of because winter' treatment alone, reduce to.the l lowest possible point the' Hernando county,are now being ope-
,.' > the 'breeding scales. Another very, whatever the medium; will if am con. chance of surviving scales. A few will nated on full 'time with, large ,force
'\ .'i..: important matter is, that jf:a, single winced by' experienceprov, |ineffective survive almost certainly. A few trees of hands. The rock is of fine quality;

i \:, l brooded scale. is ,reduced "by i!roper'treatment and repeated summer treatment will probably entirely cleared; Trot Powell .Bros have sold' thair two.
to insignificant numbers, 'it alone mightprove injurious to the most of them will harbor a few survi- large turpentine farms near San' Antonia .:
: V takes it several years to recover. Ther trees. / vors no'matter-how many treatments to Georgia parties. Tjbey: faw*'

' V 11 :San Jose scale, on the! .contrary, f2m.! 1 ,AfterJanuary i, and: At 'any time are.made. Watch closely! during the a large force now at work s
the nucleus becomes as ,- tetfpre: .thts btcofte'b the'least next July; for traces':of*scales on the The old cypress shingle mitt it.

ever by the end of summers:,;/ actwe f. spray'"wtthTnjre kerosene. of fruit, and. as .soon, as;such are noted Marks is to resume bums''jhotttr' !I. .
'.- !Bit do we nm:;get.the sam t<.tW'igtiwith the""ordinary ISO degrees test. Be spray again with 'undiluted kerosene.If with Prof. Harry Graham aI ."'it ;:

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