Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00157
 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: December 4, 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: UF00055765:00157
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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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.teM Pineapple,'Homosassa,and ..Tangerine. Tardiff and King,Duncan and Marsh Seed- -
Dormant Budding on Trifoliata Stocks to order.v ;'
,.' 'iHt toapfruit. Seedless Villa Franca Lemon (matchless). Oblong Kumquat(superior .,
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BOX GEORGE I. RUSSELL Orlando Fla. .;'<""' -- .,
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"' T V Ive led.'emen or ladies to travel for reponslble i but, there is plenty of room for'mono.
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;. ; Monthly$65.03 and expenses. Position steady The South is a vast empire in iteelf and,
art Reference. Enclose self addressed stamped there is-no reason why it cannot produceevery
: : envelope.' The Dominion Company, Deut R dollar1 worth of food 'products

; : NORTH, EAST AND WEST.. Chic \ consumed within its borders with thepossible

wheat ,
) Farm Resolutions For 1898. exception
We are under no obligations to furnisha
.t TWi DAILY TRAINS. BETWEEN FLORIDA AND TUB: BAST.I I will take one or more agricultural papers market for the meat, corn and hay of
during 1898 and get information the northern states We hare for years

: WeUhlaftoa and Southwestern Limited that will help me in conducting my farm heard the cry from all over the South
',., :'. I r business.I that there is not enough money in.:circulation
: I And tttd Ualted States Past Malt will keep all my.fences and buildingsin in this section. This is true and

R good ,repair and keep my buildings there never will be enough until::we qujta

::: ,., SLY, tt IOU I JACKSONVILLE TO' WA8 IBGTOIi. painted.! sending all we get for our cotton 4o InP .
will keep all my wagons and farming North for meat and grain, etc ThtPremedy
i OHLT.27 HOURS JAOZSOHVILLB$ TO NEW toRt implements under cover thus Baring is in our own hands if we will

., them from being weather beaten and but take advantage dour opportunities.Don't .

.... fa 4ftalu.s apei yitlAtatBapwtgPoPnua Kwptnf,fin sal Hotel!be. rusted. buy a dollar's worth this'year of
>- fa,Out tkreock wittwnt change to WMklnfton,B<tasm, ,I will keep no scrub cows or razorback anything you can produce on your own -
\ Iiiedalphis,New1'orku4 Ua taA hogs to steal my neighbors crops under farm.
cover of the law.
I will keep good cows and good stockof The old-time farmer baa got to go. He
THROUGH PULLMAN DRAWING-ROOM SLEEPING OARS BETWEEN every kind and strive to improve my -cannot keep up with the procession of

JACKSONVILLE AND.NASHVILLE. stock by breeding better blood into my his energetic,thinking friend He must .'.,

herds. either learn new and improved methods,,
.. ; or he must drop out. If are follow ,

r 1 will have plenty ot poultry to supplyme you :
_. Tkmch Slfltisl) Ctrl Dirtily JacksoavIHe to all the eggs I need and have a surplusto ing the old-time methods the time bar :

Cincinnati via Asssvllla Through.the sell come for you decide, what.yOn\ wW.do.

I :I will have a good family garden one Few farmers appreciate the work of: .
;- LAND OP THB sKY.MM that will towards the ,
go a long ways our agricultural experiment stations A '

keeping me and family. most every day Huralist readers_writeP .
w.IW.glN ......==-- to,.. velsidnl.. aC+ecsad rar t aarfitta... Mti+ b ti :\ will buy nothing this year that I canpossibly asking us questions that are fully answered ;<-

.. _, Rs3rwa & Nr ooaa- itoas raise at home. in the,Experiment Bullet-t;
i I will keep out of debt. ins. These are sent free to anyone re> ;
-. ; s..amar, ?'!....... !at.'IIIWed B!.y SteitX JaokioMtyj I will farm a less'number of acres and siding,in the State. Each!'State-has its :*

x x o LP. V A. TtJRX: S. JJ, HABDWIZQ tam them better, getting an increased experiment station All you have to d J .
F -'-.'" ........... -..PaM AlVrAhlagton l+att CIa.PaM.Ad.. yield of better quality with less labor. is to write a postal card giving your name !
:,k 1IIWD.toin. \ D.a .A.cu.-,. I will use my brains to save my. hands and address and saying that you wish to l o
; -- 1807. and teet.e receive the bulletins regularly, find they''
'j..." : L : .; 'I will keep every one of these resolutions will be mailed.you aa soon'as 'iasoeM
r", and be better off in December 1898
than I now.-Bouthem Ruralist. Secretary\ of the United Slatefl
-' t. :BuWfes'P aetons,SurreyS,Traps,Harness '* I am '-e. Department of Agriculture-; a pr cti..

!u "._I;: i- Bij from fectorr at Wkeleul Price 30 per teat mtd. Home Prod- ctJ9 .. cal farmer and )knows,.what the farmers \
".,.'':; : .Goaran leed, two yeant'.Wrl&eforllluatr&tedC&t&IopeahowlDrlateU need. He H'pettifig the Department :..I,
',-' -.-' ::!',1t.::{:.''. 11e&.Pr1ceaIQ*w da World t tata&r ndAUnt ares.T sUmon Kipcauoa.la fromeverr8tate.1lIRbea'The Urgeat and finestattheNaaUTllleEippslUon. From its first issue the RmuLisrr hag down to a practical baJafe,and.we look for
';, .' rltetoday forlreeOataloaue. preached the doctrine of,'home produc- material benefit to the farm r*.of the ::=>

._ *: ';': Pik. ---'Iruttrltl.lu.u... ,- cflI- 1t& co.. _Lceartst.c1! J1TIaG.-PrkeI6" o. tion. Enormous strides have:been made United States from his:adfflin *.i 4oflr'- ,
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M- I Lates, or the friend does not know a Oranges Grown on Lemon Stock. grow on the trees, and after they are
: Grove- Orchard. good orange when:he sees,it. Surelyno Editor Farmer and Fruit(}rower. I gathered they are sorted, and those
..-...-- one would pay the price I have Reading ,the article from G. Willi that: are not fit for shipment are sold
rs 'Hart's ute and' Valencia Late. quotedfor anything but '"creme de la combe recently in the Farmer and : on the ground and goo the different'
: Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: creme' or the'4X gilt edged. : Fruit Grower about the bitter iaste of markets of Mexico where they are re-
'Your,issue{ of ,November, 20, has a E. H. HART. I the orange budded: on the rough tailed. Most of the oranges that
*letter,from'J* A. Icenhour relating to Federal Point, Fla.t lemon, I am compelled to say a few come through:this port are raised in -
; JI 'H rt's .Tardiff and Valencia Late, in 4 words to the contrary. 'If such were the States of Vera Cruz and- Jalisco.The .
which it is intimated that in some sec- Florida Fruit At The American Institute true why should the orange budded to *
,. tions these names are indiscriminatelyused Fair. sour stock not taste sour? And how Kieffer Pear. .
for one and the same thing. I Editor Farmer and Frnlt-Grower: about all other fruits worked to different 9The Kieffer pear, an accidental
,have grown both sorts and from experience The annual fair, of the American Institute stocks, peach on plum and seedling found by an humble French
am prepared to assert that was held in Madison Square plum on peach, Japanjpersimmons: on gardener residing in Germantown years i
{ they are abundantly distinct in fruit Garden, New York City, from Sep. our natives, etc? We have here bear- ago, has marked. new era in pear
and habit.. 'The Valencia is glossy as tember 23rd; to November 3rd, and ing orange trees budded on rough culture. Although a poor quality in : V
5 billiard ball, with a skin like satin there was a fine display of fruits and I lemon, and anyone can convince him- the hands of those who have little ex-
and few seeds.' I have never tried to flowers.. 'Florida was represented by self if the above statement may be relied perience in the ripening of pears, it is
see'how long it will keep/but I have fruits from several places.Mr. on or not! I send you by this ol superior excellence when this knowledge -
:had.Hart's Late remain two years on Gurney, of Merritt kept up a mail two oranges pulled in the pres- exists; but its great advantageover
the trees. Towards, the end of the display of ripe guavas and guava jelly ence of three witnesses: Messrs. other pears is that like the apple
f second year these old fruits would for four weeks. As those know who Field, Chambers and Messemore of it may be stored and barrelled and got "'
greatly increase in size and fill up are familiar with the guava, it is a thisLplace, from trees budded on rough safely to market, so that pears are now
V h with abundant juice, apparentlY' very delicious fruit and would hardlybe lemon. Please try them and inform on our fruit stands the greater part of '
good as ever. The latter tree is exceptionally supposed to stand shipment for 10oo your readers if they tasted bitter or the winter season. A few years agoit
.: t hardy and vigorous.A miles and then keep.in good condi- not! No-Mr: Editor-the rough was a rare sight to see a pear in
few years ago while walking with, tion on an exhibition table, but it was lemon has passed its experimental winter, except on the table of the
the.late' Dr Davis about his 'grove done. The odor of this fruit attrac- stage.long ago and so preeminently to amateur grOwer, who carefully stored
.,(.}i opposite Jacksonville, it was particu- ted the attention even before it was its advantage in every particular that them away in cellars. It is getting a
-- 'la_ ly noticeable how a cluster of trees seen, or, at least, before the visitors nursery men would not propagate it if wide reputation all over the world. In
;: ,of.this variety had'survived the vicissitudes learned ,what it was. Many had nev- .it had any disadvantage the kind Florida, they find it, with its allied
't of frosts, I insect attacks, uncongenial er seen it before. Hundreds of interested pointed out by MrJWillicombe. variety-LeConte, the most profitableof o
d soil and i improper treatment visitors were-given tastes of the Our late.Dudley. Adams was fondof all pears. It has even safely been ,
bctter.than any of their: ,.neighbors. fresh guavas, and were mostly delighted using |la proverb: "Some people introduced into Southern Africa, =
w t The Doctor once wrote a popular with it: Measly all said it reminded know too many- things that ain't so." where the Dear growers are looking" I 5
book about orange culture, and wrote them of the flavor of the straw 'RICHARD KLEMM. forward, their: first experience with }
it very nicely and appropriately, butt berry.The. Winter Haven, Fla. it-the coming winter. '
like'.Horace Greeley and Ik. Marvel, guava jelly was equally attrac Tlje oranges were duly received and Up to the time of the appearance of
s* his writings about' rural affairs were tive. Such nice looking and delicious sampled. They were pot yet fully colored the Kieffer, the Seckel was considered
{ better than his practice of them. jelly as Mr. Gurney makes is, indeedfit up, but were ripesweet, juicy one of the few( pears that could be
;. ; The. Hart's Late that I.have came to be on an exhibition table. Those and delicious-not a trace of bitter- safely handled in the winter time.
T*from-Thomas Rivers and the Valencia who have never tasted guava jelly }have ness about them. Very solid and I 1 1I
V =jLatewas;: imported from the Mediter- missed one of the most delicious conserves heavy in the hand; rag rather abundant Planting Nuts-Qrafting.

; ,: -.: 'ai1ean by .Colonel Church of Orlando in the world; and the clean peel an eighth of an i inch thick H. E. VanDeman, former United
.. \' Florida made article is far better than or more. But they were oranges States Pomologist, writes in the Rural
;-. -." Y ,One of :Mr. Icenhour's friends the West Indies and South America.Mr. through and through, no lemon influ- New Yorker : "It may be that some
''' ) speaks ,disrespectfully .of the old and James'Mott, of Largo, Florida, ences precepiible. .. wish to plant, some nuts, and do not
1 Mried Hart's Late, saying that he also'sect some nice guavas, which i know just how to treat them so that
& ,wants no more of it., When we think reached New York in good condition.I The Mexican Orange Trade.* they will grow. One of the most im- '
k S ; :of.the record this orange has made, believe the ripe guava might be in- During the past several years the portant things is that the nuts should '
';;, 'such an assertion is ,surprising. On troduced to the fancy trade, if some Mexican orange growers have built not be allowed to become dry, or they >
J.. -:" ;may xo, ,1888 I shipped 41 boxes of effort was taken to acquaint the fruit up a profitable and large trade with will lose their: vitality. Every good
g: them to Philip Ruhlman, a veteran dealers with it. At present it is about i the United-States and Canada.. The seed has a ]live plant wrapped up in-
.. :;N York.dealer: who ought to kpow unknown as a fresh fruit, except in new tariff law has cut off considerabletrade side, which needs only the right, con- V
'1- as much about oranges as any one. the tropical regions. with the' United States, but ditions to enable it to expand and ,
..t *-These were the first he had seen of From Orlando was sent a large trade has been greatly increased with burst the shell or skin, and come out. '
'> / : ,the' :variety, and were a surprise to Smooth Cayenne pineapple on the Canada, says the El .Paso, Tex., Her. Nuts are nothing but big seeds/'They t
q !Tiira. He pronounced them the finest stalk. The plant was taken up and aid. This trade with Canada was for are nearly all very sensitive to dry-
:-'V fruit and had ever come under his set in a tub of earth, and stood the some time blocked by Collector Davis, ness and heat, and the .latter causes .
,- eye; so forcibly was-lie impressed long trip very well and then looked of this customs port, making a rule the. oil in them to become rancid. :a
*;with their surpassing excellence that fresh for some two weeks more in the that "oranges were perishable fruit, Nature -Causes them to (fall on the
: -i -the'', next winter found him down in exhibition hall. It was from the and therefore, under the Dingley law, ground, where they are soon covered -
::.' .kk'Florida, in good time, buying up all grounds of Mr. E. F. Sperry,who sent could not be passed through a United with leaves which keep them moist
": '. *. the,Hart's Late he could discover- it through the efforts of Mr. E. A.Peckof States port without the payment of a and cool. The squirrels bury a great V
"i f'*in-many instances'paying$s per box Orlando. It was a constant source duty." many for food just beneath the soil, V .
", fbr.them; f. o.. b. of interest to visitors, most of whom The matter was brought to the, at- which they never find, and these are
f I have shipped Hart's Late to 'Bos- had never-before seen a pineapple on tention of the Treasury Department. therefore planted in the very best t,
\ton'as follows: the plant. Assistant Secretary Howell ruled that, manner and season. .
: :'April 36th,1884, 1: boxes of which three all andit lemons had been received No time should be lost in
These were interesting as as non- gettingthe
*-- sold for. ,..;;...?.,.;..................$1000
''May 9th, 18S5, 16 boxes ol which all sold 'was a pleasure to be able to show perishable fruit;,the same regulation nuts planted; as a rule, the sooner #-
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-- *:May.for.-.h.12tb;;1888,18 boxes of; which all sold: WOO them to the crowds of visitors who for should apply to oranges. after falling, the better. lice and
''\ for........ ......*.,... ...... .......1000, weeks thronged the: exhibition rooms Thus the ruling of.Collector Davisis some other 'animals are likely to eat '
S -s; May- for llth..,.1889,17...., :boxes.......of. .which.a. ....1Q....sold....14 OC I of that! beautiful place, Madison Square reversed, and as this is now rightin nuts planted in the fall; therefore, it .
:jUy*nj,1891;boxes of which one sold the middle of Mexican is .
i, .' for.;;...; ................... ............10 OD I Garden. As superintendent the the orange a good plan to wait until spring in
', .. 'After)that 'date. oranges were morep1en fruit depatment of the fair, want to shipping'season, it may be expected some cases. But the nuts must be -'
: cheaper, so that the ten thank those who responded so promptly that many large shipments will pass carefully and properly treated until '
: |was not again reached, to my calls for specimens. They through this port en route to Canada. spring. If mixed with their bulk of
', ";0 b -luiiyery nearly approached a deserve credit from the people of The orange shippers now use speci-- sand or soil in some old cracked leak
--S .;,ham s. If that car load olHurt's f Florida for taking the trouble to show ally arranged cars with bins that holdso em crock or iron pot; or in a .
'". V ',Late, mentioned by. what the state can produce. many oranges to the bin, and in tin .bucket, and buried in the earth, '
1<:' 1ti 1 I\ r.:were so inferior( that ,his, H. E.VanDeman. thus 'shipping ,them the oranges are they will keep naturally moist, and .
.: '.... So mpre of the,kind, A carried' .through in fine condition cool Anything that will .hold water .
I It is somewhat curious fact that theo
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cover of wire netting, or a flat stone, cut. At the top of this slit the bark amount does not by any means supply I count of its medicinal properties will
o -.. will admit water enough, and keep out for an inch. Use a scion six or more the demand. always command a good price.
.mice, etc. Each variety should be inches long, and one'with a terminal California has made many costly The trees are tender for a year or .
.marked. by a plain wooden label incase bud has, the greatest vitality. Trim it experiments in fig culture, but so far two, but when fully matured wilf
f of a desire to plant separately. with a long, sloping cut from one side these have been failures, owing to the stand cold down to ten degrees. Herein
* ..Early next spring, the nuts must betaken only, and as smooth and straight as fact that the insect was lacking to fertilize Monticello: the great freeze of February
up and planted, either in nur possible. Slip this down between the the bloom. 1895, injured the oldest fig
sery rows: or where the trees are to bark and wood of the stock where the Now, here in the lower Gulf States, trees, yet'this summer, only two years
stand. They must be planted very .slit was made. Tie it with an old we have several varieties figs that later, we had figs in abundance. The
shallow, for if deep,they will not come cloth.strip firmly to the stump. Pressa grow to perfection; they are the sur trees with their unbounded vitality,
up well. A good plan is to drop them ball of soft clay about the wound. vivors of all the known varieties that soon renew themselves and are readyfor
z: along a line stretched on the top'offreshlyplowed Fill up the hole with earth, and bankto have at various times been tried in the business.It .
soil, and press them near the top bud of the scion. This South, and can be said to be fully acclimated seems all that is required is the
just out of sight with the foot. If onlya method will insure the best possible and inured to the neglectand small capital to put out a ten or twen-
few are to( be planted, it is often best chances for the vital union of stock careless culture accorded them in ty acre orchard, and an evaporator to.,
to plant them.where they are to grow, and scion, and before the scion has this section. These are the Celestial, dry the fruit The dried fruit couldbe
,,and protect them*there in, some way. dried out, as it is likely to do in the a small brown fig, the Lemon, a large put up in attractive packages and
Although nuts, like fruit seeds, will, open air.. Keeping it moist preventsthis. yellow fig, and the Brunswick, a medium would find ready sale. .
not.come true to the varieties,-yet it is When the sap is very active, size purple fig. Of these the Ce- The estimates made above of the
wise.to.plant only the choicest kinds the union takes place much sooner lestial is for many'reasons the best; it chances of success, are really short of -
to be found, unless,the seedlings are than when it is not. Common cleft is much the hardiest of the three, and what I have seen on trees a few years
to be grafted.- While they are not grafting will do very well for nut although small is very sweet, and a
ap likely to produce the same kinds from trees, buE the bark method has proved very prolific bearer. The Lemon fig ago.Instead of trying to grow fruit un-
R seed,'good nuts are quite sure to produce much better with me, both below and approaches nearer in size and shapeto suited to our soil and climate, why -
: _i better kinds than poor ones. above ground. On a neighbor's wild the fig of commerce,but is tenderer not turn our attention to those that :
4 Chestnuts, hickory nuts, pecans, walnuts chestnut trees, I set scions of Paragonin and more easily affected by the sum are an assured success with vs? The ,
,f and butternuts, are the leading 1896, in this way, fully 25 feet mer rains. The Brunswick is a shy fig stands, at the head of the list
a- nuts to plant, but it may be well to above ground, that this year were full bearer and is also tender. o J. H. GlRARDEAU* '
... .. select a few-of the largest and biggest- of large, perfect nuts. The hickoryand What is to prevent growing these Monticello, Fla. '
meated hazel nuts. They will come walnut are more difficult to graft figs in large quantities, evaporatingthem .
up readily if not allowed to dry too than the chestnut, at'least they eeem and supplying part, if not the Florida Mandarins from Italy.A .
much. An out-of-the-way corner so; but when we learn just the way to whole, demand for this fruit? reporter for the Journal inspected 1Y.
planted to thrifty,bearing hazel bushes treat them, I fully believe that we can The trees grow rapidly, with very these mandarins yesterday at the
f would be a nice thing to have where I graft them successfully. I know that, little care, they begin to bear the second office of Messrs. Louis Contencin & 1
wild.ones are not very plenty. Of all under my advice, as just given, one or third year, they have no insect Son, and found them very much sim
kinds of nuts, select not only theo of'the leading pecan growers of the enemies, and as the area in which theycan ilar to the California fruit. Messrs.
largest varieties, but those of the thinnest South had nearly all his grafts to take be grown is limited to ,the lower Louis Contencin &, Son (feel very
e ,shells, the largest and best tasted set on small pecan stocks' under counties bordering on the Gulf in much elated over the success in the .
: meats, and those which have kernels ground. If shellbark hickory and Florida, Louisiana and Texas, there raising of these mandarins and.declare n
t- that come out easily.. walnut stocks be treated the same would be very little competition to that great credit must be given Messrs,: -= '
GRAFTING. way, they will succeed, also, I firmly; I selling them. Jos. :Maresca & Son Sorrento, Ita
Cut the scions before severely-cold believe, from ,the little experience I An acre would be ample room for ly,who originated the idea of plant! .j_,
$; weather if possible, or later will, per have had with them. Situated as I 100 trees. These at maturity would ing the samein Italy.
haps, do. Label them plainly, and now am, I have no chance to make bear two to four bushels of fruit; say While on a visit to this country 1J 4
put them in the refrigerator of some extended experiments with them. an average of three; a bushel of fresh some nine years ogo, at which time
,neighborly grocer or butcher, or bury fruit would weigh sixty pounds, forty Florida mandarins were claiming thee f
them in.the ground just north of some The Hg. pounds of which would be lost in attention of the trade and California. acY!t.
building or other, place, where they Editor Partner and Fruit Grower.It evaporating, or sixty pounds of dry had started in to plant'the same, ,having '
. ,will not start to grow, or even swell seems strange that with so many fruit to the tree. Six thousand poundsto succeeded in producing a small ;
} their buds, until .late spring. After men looking for a good investment, the acre, at ten cents a pound, quantity in the nurseries, Mr, Mares rca
the leaves have begun to grow on the none of them have apparently considered would be $600 an acre, which is so was particularly attracted by ,the .__
.stocks, dig away the earth from them, the golden possibilities of the high that we could cut it down one- California fruit owing to its juiciness: _
t! i ,laying! ; them 'bare from four to six fig.In half ,and still have a handsome yield .and high color, subsequently th. -
.. Jnches.under the ground. Cut off the ,the first place we import 10,000- for a ten-acre orchard. I of :Messrs. Jos. Maresca: &' Song or. _
./Stock,:at 1 least two inches below the 000 pounds annually from Turkey, Besides being evaporated, they dered some seeds to,be f forwarded to
J'surface, or more, if the branching paying pver ten cents a pound for make delightful marmalade, rivaling them and, they have been so very'
.roots mill;.allow, it, ;and with.a.sloping.thembesides the duty, .and this guava marmalade in flavor, and on ac successful in the cultivation of the
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; same that they have made the first Experiments In Winter Protection.
about half boxes KILLS QOAT1'I
shipment 250 exquisitely -
Whitening the twigs and buds by .
packed the Ss. Werra.On -
on ,
spraying with whitewash has been
the covers of the ,packages there
attention at this station &
given more
f ''stand (out in bold letters the names RRIPf4UIC THRIP JUICE
than any other means of protection.
, of difl'erenfsections of California where
' ; Careful, observation has shown that
: the seeds, were produced.. Messrs. F. Is Strongly Concentrated, and when

\. S. Ciampa Sons,like Messrs. Jos. early warm,spring sunny, are days indirectly in winter more, or very dan- I: I I Diluted as Directed, it makes,

\ Maresca! & Sonsplanted the seeds of gerous to the peach buds, in this state, III ; I probably the Cheapest Insecticide
; the Florida orange, and the past season in the World. .
than is the very cold weather. Peach'buds I is ,
c they were the most salable goods .
are able to endure fifteen, or
: in the'market To such 'merchants OMMCC.rY M.fcM*9lfil I Used in Florida for 13 Years.
6 is due'much.* credit, and the trade twenty degrees (possibly more) below & : -
zero, without injury, provided the -rW'wr ,
should their
appreciate progressivenessby wood in the :
ripens properly autumn,
paying good prices for the fruit. cold weather comes on gradually and f ct it.=t": .a.. I :' )I. B. MAESH, General Agent, '
The firm of :Maresca & Sons is '" .:r.'C.\tr5.: : i
Jos. the buds remain dormant. On the I .. gpwffi"MAMMON .i I Okahumka (Lake Co.), Fla. : I.i"

one of the most influential concerns in other hand, the buds of peaches on a ....?-!.SUM..j-SHOT.-.tufikSS ... ; i ... '- .
PfSoId by merchants.HAMMOND'S
Italy, exportlng'annually large'qua- %* > ** 1 many :
southern slope swell and
titles of oranges and lemons. This perceptibly when may the atmospheric grow MAKES 1000 .. .. SLUG SHOT WORKS, ,- : f
''; .firm give such careful attention to the reaches fifty'or sixty degrees FISHKILI-OM-HUDSOI, IEW'YOBK. .
z 1 : ,packing and selecting of the fruit'hat temperature :,.
they now command the utmost con- ..
',: fidence of the trade. Their agents sunlight. After a few days of such house, through the wall. All parts of Tobacco
'i here weather, a sudden drop to near the the twigs that receive warmth begin
Louis Contencin
,- are &Son who zero mark is almost certain destroy growth, while the rest of the plant is - - .......- ........,.. - :
:: and and
are popular progressive, con
Jhe fruit buds that have been stimu- '
frozen. Twigs of early flowering Facts About
sidered one of the most reliable ,firms Cigars (
,in the trade, both financially and lated, even into slight growth duringthe plants, like the peach, may be forced ...
previous warm days. Referenceto into bloom, in winter,.by cutting them "I am often astonished and some- .
commercially. Trade .
;II ft... Journal.Fertilizing the reports of the United States and,putting them in a vase of water in times amused at the ignorance dis ...

Oranges.C. feather' Bureau and the State Boardof a warm sunny room. These facts, played l by the average smoker in re- ; 4

Agriculture shows that the temper. corroborated by other investigations, gard to the meaning of the various _
E. Bemis says: "If we can ature seldom goes low enough, in any indicate that the starting of dormant. names," said a dealer to a Washing- J

supply to the soils of our orchards part of the state, to kill dormant peach buds into growth is due to the warmth too Star reporter. "For instance I ; J
such elements as the tree requires in buds. The however frequently hear men laud to';
same reports, they receive, and is practically inde- perfectos
making its fruit, and in such quantity record frequent. winter temperatures pendent of root action. The twigs the skies, as though the word perfectos ": -:,
k and form to make it wholesome and
as sufficiently high to cause peach budsto contain sufficient.storedoup food material were a name signifying a quality. JI
;healthful ,food for the tree, and not swell also show Only yesterday a customer told
perceptibly, and ,, to promote considerable growth, me 4 )
simply a stimulant or breeder of diseasewe that a fall of sixty degrees within less before the roots and developing leavesare that a perfecto I had sold him was 3

,, have only to apply such a than week is not uncommon. Last called into use.-Western Fruit not genuine, because it was altogether'r'

food to postpone almost indefinitely winter ,a fall from 69 degrees above to Grower. different in flavor from one he bought ,'

41 the age of maturity" and decline of 4 below zero, during January, killed a of me a week,or two ago. Howab-c l

the orange tree. portion of the fruit buds of the peach, The Red Spider. surd such a statement was willjbe plainif

This is entirely: correct, but a great in the vicinity of the Station, and The red spider is a little pest that you understand the real signification ;:

deal damage was done ;Jo the fruit weakened many buds .that were not lias-caused great damage to the orange of cigar names. 1

"", bees in Florida by injudicious fertilization killed. trees in Florida, and has recently "The word perfectos is used in the > r
,the keeping quality of the fruit
; made its in this State. It
It should be borne inmind appearance trade the 1
constantly to designate peculiar shape .
'was destroyed, and history is apt to <
'' attacks the under side of the leaf, tap- -
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that 'buds such
peach may swell and of cigars. Workmen get more !1 r
repeat itself in California. In buying
.AI'' grow when the ground is frozen, and ping the sap veins, causing the l leavesto for making them than for forming oth- ; 1
., fertilizers our growers should never drop off and a to form .on the
the oCt the inactive. Thereis gum it skillful hand roll ; :
:- roots trde are ers, as requires a to
lose sight of the fact that three ele-
twig, resulting in a stunted growth of -
, ments an ,erroneous opinion in regard to the material into the perfecto shape. : j
: are required in -
proper proportion the fruit. This little has madeits
... this among fruit-growers,some of these pest For this ,reason'a perfecto necessarilycosts r
,r to produce the best results. Ammonia
? along the foothills and
believe that of the buds'can appearance than of the :
" stimulates growth more a cigar same :
; or nitrogen, growth. noticed in
has been considerably Riverside
take unless the tobacco but less difficult
not place roots are'thawed to make. :
" o makes wood, also fruit, when
combination and active.. In conformitywith and otber districts. It usually But as far as the word goes it is used -'
with phosphoric acid. this advise appears after a long dry spell, and in the trade indicate -
theory, they heavy only to the shape '
Young trees require more ammonia
under.the after the attacks the weakest trees. If unre- of the which is
mulching trees, cigar, fairly long, big ;
and and less phosphoric acid.
potash, ? strained the red will
spider make .
ground freezes, to keep the roots fro bellied and usually dark in color.
Bearing trees require just enough am.
short work of an orange orchard.It .
dormant. This
-monla to keep them in healthy condition zen and is supposedto has been observed that it attacks "Besides words used to designate )
x W retard swelling and growth of the the shape we have other words that .
large quantities of phosphor- the top branches of trees in this State, i
buds until of frosts is
'ic. 'acid'and.potash may be used. danger over. while in Florida it always attacked the refer to size. Such words as final,' .'

An excess of ammonia on bearing The error of the above theory has lower branches first. This is accounted grandes. Of the terms applied to ,1

trees is injurious, not only to the trees been amply proved. Many years ago for by the different methods of irri shapes I may cite Trabucos, Londres, f

; '.but also to the fruit. It makes ,a it was shown that when the branch ofa gation prevailing in the different Conchas, Reina Victorias, Regalias- :

thick, coarse, spongy.orange, with the grape vinewhich stood near a build States. these words being plurals. The Language Ol

:skin in very poor condition to carry ing, ,was drawn through the wall intoa }.{r. J. C. Chase, a well known you see, is Spanish, and the. f.

,.long-distance shipment. warm room, it could be forced into Florida packer, now connected with names were first applied by the Cu
Tee Orange Trade Reporter would considerable growth, while the parent bans. Words.which indicate size and j
the ,Earl Fruit Company of this city,
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plant to which it was attached shape are Infantes and Coquitas .
:-warn growers against the excessive remained'frozen gives the following receipt for ap-
:useof. ammonia and not enough pot- solid outside. Circumstances ing mixture that will effectually spray.combat plied to tiny cigars, Princesses and

ash on,bearing orange groves. After'mane are frequently met with which this dangerous pest; Elegantes. Figaro is a shape between ., ;
years of costly experience theIFlonda tend to disprove the, necessity of rapt "Put 20 pounds of lime and 20 Coquita and Concha. Invinci4' j

growers decided that bone action in promoting the growth of pounds of sulphur in 40 gallons of ble is, perhaps, the largest cigar of -

nual and'a high grade of potash pro winter buds, on warm days. Trees of water. Boil hard one hour. Diluteone all, though perfectos are made that

:duced'the best and most satisfactory certain varieties,. if cut down while gallon of the foregoing mixtureto have as much tobacco in them as the

r ,results, Peter Henderson, one of the frozen in winter, will often leaf out in 50 gallons of water." Invincible.

:best authorities on gardening, used to spring, when their trunks are entirely Apply it to the trees with a spray "The panatella is about two-thirds as

&ayhat whenev he!! was in doubt as severed from the stumps. Inside of ing pump, and aim to spray the under long as an ordinary lead pencil, with

to the beet farti 4 ;he applied,bone lumber camps built in.winter, of cer- part of the foliage. Spray the, trees almost the same diameter. Combina

-, i. meal;; arid ire .thick(\he same would tain ,kinds of logs, sprouts of consider- carefully twice in one week and the tions of size and shape are known by

hold good ia'this.Stale. The elementsin able length are stimulated into growth red spider will disappear Orange such names as Conchas., Finas, Con

.. ;'bone lineal;; :when combined with by the warmth of a camp fire, while Trade Reporter. chas Specials, Londres Grandes, so'

,.ir'roortion: of potash, re- the outer sides of the logs are still. that in two words you have the shape

:;the;sejljana! are taken up as frozen. Florists force lilacs into Pastry brushes should be washed as and size of the cigar. .

.'o ,' ti* }.ieds of the tree.- growth in winter, by drawing branchesof soon as used and put in a warm placeto "In choosing,cigars the majority, of
dormant lilacs into the forcing smokers know little about
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particular brand beyond the one they. of cooks on some'points, for instance When the'new potatoes come, don't Strawberries
: are.in the habit of smoking. The selection -, are potatoes for baking improved by throwaway the small ones. Whenas on Ice.The .

: l ,is usually made, from exper- being 'trimmed at the -ends? Or will scarce as now scrape carefully, celebrated T. & T. Strawberry Refrigerators -
cnce. Outside of I his the choice is they be more mealyby leaving the boil m salted water and pour over are the universal favorite of Florida
purel lt haphazard, and by the looks of skin,unbroken? Does pricking them, drawn 'butter or cream,sauce; very growers Perfected after years of experi
the cigar, limited by price. Half the allowing the steam to escape, make nice with 'ham. or pork. enc Give good service for good fruit.
time a dealer offers such a customer them dry or more sodden? Is bread When the frosty nights come a per- TRUBY &; THOMAS

what. experience has taught him his improved by the addition. of pota- fectly baked potato, scraped out of its ". Starke, Florida.
patron will like. For instance:; a man toes? jacket and served with whipped cream,

comes into a store,and looks helplessly I think all will agree with me if we never goes begging .at our house. d. STEEUER SEED ED. yiiitited
in a show case, saying: "I want a would have boiled potatoes white and Next best in cold weather is potato ,
medium cigar; imported, about two mealy, let them lie for time in cold soup; both warm and satisfying. Onion MARY T. FROTSCHER President '
for a quarter, or fifteen( cents straight/ water, choosing those of equal size is a great improvement to the Successors to
.' He may add ''fresh' or 'seasoned', but that all may be done at the same time, soup and to most of the above recipes, Richard Frotscher's G'ravierStreet Branch Store,
he usually takes whatever is offered put into plenty pf boiling water, salteda if the flavor is liked.I Nos.518 and 520 Gravier St.,New Orleans, La.
him: little. When just done enough, have given a few of the. many Importers and dealers in Flower, Field and
Garden Seeds. Grasses,clover bulbs, seed potatoes
"This indecision enables the un pour off the water, stand upon back ways'potatoes can be served and taste and fruit trees in their season, Conductedby
scrupulous dealer to sell such a customer of stove and cover with soft, loosely proper good to 99 out of 100 people through relatives Richard of the late Frotscher's Richard manual Frotsc er.of 1896 Order or
a cigar costing half a cent or a woven towel heaped upon them and with normal appetites-enough to send for one free.Leading.
y cent less than another cigar which is let stand a few minutes. The amount prove they play an important part in

: retailed at the same, price. There are of moisture absorbed is' surprising. our daily supplies, and potatoes are ,
really about twenty brands of imported Leave uncovered, you have no use going to be higher.-Western Fruit ', r .
and half for boiled unlessit Grower. .'., a 't 3. Oit' "l.e.
cigars in, a ,as a cover on potatoes .
many domestic. The long glass: cases be a napkin. I .'. '
full of open cigar boxes which one I Choose large but not overgrown po Watermelon Molasses. dealers ; :.-
sees in big cigar stores are merely fork I totoes ,to bake, which is by far the
k show. The cigars commonly called most healthful way to cook them, put The making of molasses from water- everywhere sellJJoa't
for .can be, displayed in a four-foot them in a very hot oven. The heat melons would seem to be somethingnew
but of late it has been accomplished FERRY'S' SEEDS
and If
case Consequently the counters can be ragulated afterwards.. for
in and in
> cases running down the entire lengthof any reason you don't want such a hot Kentucky risk the low of time labor and groundbyplantingeeedeotnnknown
Florida is watermelon State. In
= some; cigar stores only serve to confuse -, fire, or your old stove is contrary'boilyour a .ity. 'The market is full of cheap qual
the south end of the State it is
r the purchaser. The cigars in potatoes 15 or 20 minutes and no unreliable seeds. FERRY'S SEEDS
4 bake will have saved great feat for one to go to his field or i arealwift substitute.theb4ndonot&CC.'eptII' Annual =r
such a display are merely repetitions. then and you Seed Fru
Stands, of course, differ according to time and temper, perhaps, for they garden any or every day in the year D. M.Detroit FERRY dcTCO.Mich.,
the nature of the ordinary customer, will bake much sooner than if put into and pick nice watermelons for his x
but a case that will hold half a dozen the oven cold. .. eating. A watermelon molasses factory -
; t brands will reasonably cover the de- They are also very nice pared and in South Florida could keep
mand of retailer." boiled 20 minutes and finished tucked constantly at'work as the supply- of
any __
h fruit is continuous. The dark red
around your roast in the oven. Shall ,
I[ encroach any further.upon the time full ripe, and of course, ,the sweetestare
I Farmer Trucker and patience ,of those friends by giving the best. Experiments have not FAIRVIEW PINERY.
been sufficient know whether
j so as to
'a few tried and trusted recipes? '
y Creamed potatoes is the most general there will be a good profit or not, but Choice '
THE POTATO. way of serviving left-overs. If thus far the indications are that there .
will be a good profit, .and that the .
is add little flour
cream lacking; a to
Practical Talk About This Popular .
will have sale.
product a large
,y Vegetable. the milk and butter and sliced pota- ;J''Plants
4 toes; let them simmer a few minutesand In each experiment the molasseswas
The potato contains from 70 to 80 ,serve_at once, or they will grow made by a rude process, using .
per cent water, 15 to 20 of starch, a dry and yellow. :Make your cold an iron cooking kettle, and boilingon _
small quantity of sugar, dextrine, albumen mashed potatoes into delicious potato a cook stove. In each case it was -0 FOR SALE.-
I etc. Your lecturer asked me puff and bake for tea; or into little thought that it would have been
to say something about the hygienic, patties, roll in bread or cracker crumbs, clearer if it could have been made in ;
1. .. or healthful preparation of the potatoas then in beaten egg, then in crumbs a' regular syrup-boiling pan. The Smooth Cayenne 1 II i Home Grown II
a food. Although such facts may again and fry; or by adding some bits fluid, after the boiling, was of about ---+
be well known to the majority, they of minced meat and gravy, make cro- he same consistency as New Orleans ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY.
k are worth repeating for the few who quettes; or by adding fish, eggs; etc., molasses, but in taste it resembles fig -----.---- .
do not know. And indeed it is well tempting fish cakes are made. Plain syrup. The red meat juice, and not F. N. PRICE
f fI to refresh the memory of all in mat boiled potatoes cut in thick slices, he juice of the rind, was used. In ,
ters relating to health or general wel- salted and fried in beef drippings a one case two gallons of juice was P. O. Box 449. ORLANDO, F.LA .V
fare. The analysis pf the potato crisp brown are always liked; also boiled, from which was obtained a
I proves, according to the best authori- chopped and fried and a couple of half a gallon of saccharine, viscid
ties, that it is not a proper food for eggs stirred in just as you take them syrup, or molasses, which became
children under two years of age and from the fire makes a pleasant variety.Or thick as it cooled. As the syrup HOME GROWN

it is frequently prohibited to invalids. if you.wish a ,dish of nice scalloped cooled, crystals of light.brown sugar -'
The starch and sugar thicken the potatoes, slice and put in layers with ormed inside of the vessel in which

.' .. blood and have a tendency ferment bread) crumbs, salt, pepper and.a gen- the fluid was placed, indicating much Pineapple Slips
*- j and cause indigestion. erous amount of milk, finishing with saccharine matter, and that sugar *
U- The water potatoes are boiled in cracker crumbs and lumps of butter; could be made from watermelon. and SuckersOf

should be thrown away, haying dele bake from '30 to 50 minutes, accord. Just now,there seems to be a great .
terious qualities.Various ing to. size of dish. Raw potatoes interest by the agriculturists in the the Following Varieties
are the ways of cooking need to cook much longer.For South in syrup and sugarmaking.In .
;' '. this staple article, .of food and the a hot weather dish mix a salad *1896 about 8,000 acres of cane was Ind SALE:
housewife need not be confined to the dressing containing minced onion grown in Florida, and in dollars and

regulation methods of baked, boiled with .cold sliced potatoes and pile cents: the average per acre was nearly ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN

,-., and mashed. If variety is the, spice upon crisp lettuce leaves for supper. .$90. If better machinery had been QUEEN, GOLDEN, QUEEN, RIPLEY
"'. of life, no vegetable gives us greater There are half a dozen good recipes. used, instead of the farm-made individual QUEEN SMOOTH CAYENNE PER-
L possibilities for: variety in ways of for the dressing. I mill, the'average would have ,
e .' 'cooking than the potato. Saratoga chips are also verry acceptable -I beenmuchlarger.: There is but little NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH.r

Although our brothergrangers for; tea or picnic lunch and trouble or expense to grow cane in Apply to ..,....
F might not tire of discussing best varieties not so very trying to the cook. More Florida, and in the southern part of G. 0. MATTHAMS, Ji'{
y .to plant, I fear they would be time is required in their preparationthan the State many varieties of cane cane Florida

.. bored should I give recipes-no doubt in cooking. Four things are essential > grown. If.the facilities were bet Pineapple Company, \1 'r'Or
iS they think everybody can boil or to insure succesS-slice them ter for manufacture, then the experiments to 4-. .
<=' bake potatoes;; not so, for there are very thin, put, in cold water, wipe could be more largely and ':HADDOCK. & MATTHAMS. ,; .

,.', ,,differences of opinion' among the best very dry and fry in hot (at. better made with the melon. .... West.PalmB aohi.P1f":

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_The- ':watermelon grows in nearly the small turks on each side of him, he
r ,:all parts of the country. it is of easy :carefully spread his broad wings over anKillerPERRY) fLJ i I! II -

' growth,and cultivation, more' so, as Iunderstand i 1 them, his own wee child, meantime,
,>than the sugar ,beet. If mournfully crying in the corner, till i : ( DAVIS1.
;::syrup,> molasses and sugar-making some one came to tuck him up besidehis "';J'0"......""
A Sure tad Safe Remedy
[from the watermelon should be .a suc- brothers and sisters. Hector livedto One Cow Did It, s

:'ceje, may:,not the result of this last good old.turkey age, finally re every wand every kind down the great a few Chicago rails,or flre.find It the requires weak points but one in to roar lei

.,; :discovery drive the sugar beet in- sumiug his former strutting ways, and of Bowel Complaint.U cheap blame the fence cow!and- It the were wbOle wiser berdf to boy follow.a stack Why V
t-T: :y 4ustry from the field ? Some, one ended his days as is usually with tur- proof fence. .
3 smiles and did scoff'the PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,IdriiB,flic. g"FUMA"
; > so some one keys.,.-Outlook. .
f.J.G ;making of molasses andsugar from i .. antflllerThis -

. the' beet when it was first thought of. A Feather Fighter. MAW*

"::.' 't: That smiling and scoffing some one ;.(From the Philadelphia Telegraph.) Is a true statement and
= it can't be made too strongor &ASOI.ME EJ3&rjkE& sj
-: :should remember that industries like
The Redbird, when it has gotten Jltfc AMWCANi Wlt, VYBRKS gLiJa'MflfaFif
fplks,:are torn. The molasses from down hard to the home-making, de too emphatic. i iu6 itVtt) fi u fe *citX .
.f 'watermelons is just born;; give it
velops a remarkable tendency fight.
It is a simple, safe and quick!
chance become
; to grow. may At all other times of V the year he is CARBONBISULPHIDE.
'f ,large and healthy-Fruit Trade Jour cure
as docile and gentle as any in the '
s nal.. vT ffiP&: V0QZ& H n gpffl ft"wm, .
inclined *
woods-indeed rather to
. .. . ,
t J take a great deal.from other birds- Oolio, Oolo HenralgkiOrtra "The best remedy in every respect for killinr
:: Poultry.Edlt DturD, Tootha. he.. gram insects is Bi-sulphide of Carbon. It u
; : but the nest is completedand e. ,
as soon as
:, $l ._ cheap, effectual and easy V to apply.-Ata. Ex.
: Mrs. Redbird is installed Sta. Bulletin 61.
queen and 10c.
;: d DeLAHOY Two iliM, Send for free illustrated It is intercsting
"' r.-' ---bl.B.B.-,------__.____;_Apopka..1'1a..________, thereof he, gets on war paint and ,readable and will pamphlet.save you money. -
.i!;': Hector.and_His Family.A will fight anything that comes along.It Keep It by you. Beware of COWARD R.TAYLOR,Cleveland, Ohio.. ,
Less than loo-lb. lots supplied by S. G. SearIng -
,. few,years ago, when living in a is by taking advantage, of the bravery Imitations. Bay only tht ,Jacksonville, Fla.
1 State in the northwest corner of the of the Redbird in defending the Genulfle-Perry DavUv. ".r
''..United( .States, 'we bought a pair of fine home that the hunter ,is' enabled to cots lwryEr3era .

bronze turkeys,-:.thoroughbreds. We snare it. |[The trap used is a wire cage. l lorida

>named. them. Hector and. Andromache.- Within this,cage is a tame bird, one ,ands
*The names, perhaps, may account for which has been in captivity for a yearor

He lor's deed's. Needless to say, two, and sings freely. The hun Oranges V
':hey, were'a very devoted couple. In ter wanders into the woods and slowly tering of wings, a series of sharp cries, ( V V
'\ due time Andromache laid some nice makes his through the and before the hunter can-say "scat"
1 way swamps ,
'; untilhe reaches dense when the wild Redbird flies headlong at his /' VSO ,' :-' ;< ""
ggs. The first were given to an old a portion, : :;-:'/-
.hen; and about the time these were he,halts. Pretty soon the bird in the supposed enemy in the cage, throws 4 nvestmentsi-
the trigger and is captured. It takes ,, '."
hatched Andromache concluded doubtless '
: to cage, delighted, at being
:have afamily of her own. Slyly hid again in its native woods, even if very little longer to capture a Red- ;developmentstr :
'" ,ing,her nest in an old brush she laid bars stand between it and liberty, be bird at this time of the year than it doesto j :4 !

4 some beautiful eggs, and for, sometime gins singing with all its might. If catch a fish. If once the caged : -;.:.1; '

i it-was thought she had been there is a Redbird within sound of the bird isjplaced: in the right spot within ttTaf"ons '.'::0,:-'<; ,, ,
> ,Yr..
< the of the other Redbird and V 'r ,>
?carried off to furnish a lunch for some caller's voice it hastens to investigate.One territory : ":
; :swell set of coyotes. Hector, howev- of the peculiar habits of the Red- he,hears its singing the rest is very G. DyfACKERLY, .. ,'" .

.w' r. serently strutted and gobbled, and bird, hunters say, is that there seems easy, for, regardless of all personal CENtRAL P/ SENCER AGENT, .. .
safety and everything else, he rushes THE TROPIC TRUNK LINE '.-
was acknowledged lord and monarch by common consent to be a divisionof

., Hhe poultry yard. A handsome the woods among them, each bird madly to- the.fight.Dairy....... JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA.QUICK .
and lordly fellow he was, too and well having appropriated to his especial ,.

worthy of his name, as he proved. jurisdiction a certain allotment of .

< .One day he came strutting along, woods. Sometimes other birds, either _
VV followed by his meek wife and ten by mistake or for the purpose of ac- "' -r WORK
beautiful! fluffy .turkey babies. Thesight quiring.more territory, invade the domain The Ponce de Leon Dairy. ,

:was one calculated to fill a tur of another whereupon there is .One of the marked features of the In selling shipped and paying to us for is Fruits our motto.and Vegetables WK
key father's heart with joy. A home a fierce fight, which is called off only supply system of-the Flagler hotels in GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS .

'was quickly improvised, and Andromache when one or the other birds is con- this city is the Ponce de Leon dairy BUY FIRST OURSELVES.PLACE BECAUSE They are WE protectedby NEVER
and her babies established in 1 quered, in which case the victor be- and its fine herd of registered Jerseycows our 40 years experience without defaulting -
a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand <
itt: The home :was a large dry goods comes the possessor of the territory of selected from the best blooded financial stability which any bank or

box with slats nailed across the front. the two, together with the defeated stock in the country.As verify-then merchants having try us-WE mercanWe BELIEVE reports OUR can
", Alas r! one night, about a week after bird's mate who,it seems, is no l longer a matter of fact it is alw ays a METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
occupying this home, a hungry coyoteplowed willing to share fortunes with her pleasure to the,editor to look at such your cards name free.for Letters our quotations.promptly Stencil answered.and

that'way and, tearing a slat former lord after he has proven him- cattle, and without waiting for an invitation .
rrom::the box, in sight of Hector, the self a poor fighter. The hunter has or even permission, he madea FRENCH & CO.,

devoted husband and father, he quickly on one side of his cage a light net, quiet raid on the establishment in 116 Warren St., New York. .
seized and ate nine of the. ,babies, bound about by a light frame, and to his morning walk and jotted down a
and; throwing Andromache over his the center: of a light iron rod stretched note or two, hoping that the readersof ESTABLISHED 1855.

shoulderlhe silently) trotted away. In perpendicularly across this frame is the News might take a little interest -

the morning we gazed on a pitiful attached in swinging position a short, in them, and also that a sugges-

.. sight-a, desolate home, and Hector, rounded stick about six inches in tion of profit to others might be..given.The Bradley RcdJUld. EUQCTU B. B< ,. the-gallant 1 "father, hovering his one length. This gate of netting is openedand stables are kept near the station ESTABLISHED 187!.
remaking.child and protecting it from kept in that' position by the wooden grounds and are kept as sweet and !'
"- the rainjand cold. He faithfully devoted trigger attached to the sides of the well swept as a dwelling house.. Plats '

.,. + _his,whole time to'caring for his cage wherein is the call bird. This of pasture lands near by are well Commission MerchantsAMD

:'_ motherless< child,. and entirely forget- connection of the two trigggers is very clad in fresh green grass, despite the ..
-5J his i former occupation of strutaor.did delicate, and the 'slightest touch will waning days of November. -

,'.:ma-; he'once' 'strut again till suffi ce.to throw it whereupon the net- In the stable proper are stalls, la Fruit Auctioneers '
the wee turkey was large enough toty ting frame door Is quickly closed bya beled with'the names of the cows to .

ttp.tblroost.: When the hen who spring against the sides of the cage. which each has been allotted, into 141 Doer Strut,Philadelphia,pa. .

,;jStchedrout5the first turkey brood left This is' what holds the Redbird cap which each cow, at the appointedtime We handle,all kinds of Fruits and Vegetable,
'.' them.to shift.for themselves, Hector tive. As soon as the hunter has set walks, as though she knew howto either at private sale(which has heretofore been .
: topted'them.and' for weeks faithful. the trigger of the cage he hangs it. to.a spell her name. our custom)or by the auction system (recently
.Iywratched''for: them or hunted, bugs limb somewhere or places it on the The herd numbers thirty, besides added to our:business)as you may desire -

from morn,till night At night his ground, and goes away'some distanceto the calves, the head of which the -

broad wings protected them from the await results. The imprisoned thoroughbred Jersey bull, Alcazar,, With the enormous shortage in the
,cold 'Wheii.the- six'adopted children Redbird soon begins to sing and presently whose pedigree is given as a' sample Irish potato crop in the North, there fa
s ilghto: fly up to roost if there is a' Redbird anywhere Bred by Miller & Sibly, of Franklin certainly an opportunity the Southern -
truckers. make out of
to a thing
'with them,and, takingS within;hearing distance, there is a (flut- Pa., sire, Ida's Rioter, of St. Lam- spring crops of Irish potatoes.good a -,'

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... .".r,.-': .776. THE FLORIDA FABMEB AND
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bert;; dam, Ida of St. :Lambert, whose solid practical demonstration.-St. complaint and fault-finding the chiIdnd keep both to the end of

butter test'was 30 lbs, a*.oz. seven Augustine News. wife. Unless he is a man of extraordinary time. .

Ibs. than t patience he has ceased long
days, over 2j higher any Hints to Housekeepers. *

,. previous test on 'record; milk, 67 Ibs. Our Rural Home. since 'in.trying to please her. The To stains from silver

: '. in'one day, 455# Ibs., ,in'seven days; members of the family may love her, rub gently remove with egg a damp cloth sprinkledwith ,
Ibs. in consecutive inmidwinter. but they find much relief sometimesin
t'_ 1,891 thirty days .
fipe salt. Salt on the hands will
!i I .The Eyes. getting away to where they are bet
fowls and fish from slipping
This bull half sisters whose ter understood. prevent
has 21 For Our Rural Home. the of dressing. Salt
butter'tests ranged from 14 to 30 lbs. Nagging is a form of selfishnessthat during process
The most important of our five dissolved in alcohol or ammonia will
: per week,'showing the,splendid dairy is therefore is most disagreeable, especially ina *
qualities of this particular strain. senses sight, every precau: person with whom one is compelledto remove.grease spots.#
tion should be taken the
,.' Among the cows the following are to keep eyes live. One husband was heard to Children should be encouraged. to

taken to illustrate the whole; similarin in perfect order. A pair of good eyesis complain that he had never, in his gather and press wild flowers, ferns '

pedigree and quality, all being registered a blessing whether they happen to wife's estimation, done anything right and grasses, learning both the common
be handsome not but almost
.. or every since his marriage to her. He tries to and scientific names, thus training

.. Victor's Chrissy,a five year old cow, one desires' handsome ones. Everyone please and she knows it, -but she has them to an 'acquaintance and love of
r cannot have long lashes and fine
: whose record at 30.months, with second eye- developed that pernicious habit of nature. They should also become
'calf; for the year is 5,018 lbs of brows, but they can do much to improve fault-finding. Either his hair is not acquainted with the birds they see in
and take care of what they
milk, testing six per cent of fat, equal have. properly combed, or his necktie in summer, learning their names, notes

to 350 lbs of butter. This cow was such poor taste, or he sits down in and habits.
One of the'worst habits for the
fa bred by George W. Sisson, Potsdam, eyes such a clumsy manner, etc. Kerosene or burning fluid is excellent
and lashes is to rub them with the fin
N. Y., and is surely a credit to her native How long will he take all this fault for cleaning windows.. Moisten
This is the habit of chil-
pastures. gers. many finding quietly? And it is often so a woolen cloth with it, rub the glass
dren and people too especially
Zelie's : from breeder grown too. clean then with fresh of
Myrtle, same unnecessary, polish a piece
early in the morning. It is' apt to
is equally as good a cow, with six oth -*-.-. ,- flannel. This is an easy and effectual
cause inflamation, and as the lashes
ers of the same pedigree from the same The Child's Confidence. way of cleaning windows all the year
have no length of root they
great are A in thata round but it is =
writer Housekeeper says especially recommend4
herd.Another easily rubbed off. Every mother
one is Fancy's Miaclara, mother should never find it necessary ed in frosty weather. *
should look carefully after this if the
whose.last calf, at two months old, children rubbing the If to gain her child's confidence; it is Fresh ink stains on carpets or table

F brought .$q5. She is registered the lids stick practice together in the 'morning eyes. her God-given right from the momentof cloths can be removed by repeated
,from Ida's Stoke of its birth. If from its first conscious
straight Pogis, one moisten a soft sponge ,with tepid'water applications of dry salt. Carpets are

the most. famous impQrted bulls ever and hold it on them. They will moment. ,..a child is aware. .of ..one.. per freshened and. colors brightened if

... landed in this country. then ,without tearing out of son who is a sure refuge In all distress wiped with clean cloths wrung from

f Experienced fine stock breeders will the lashes.open If the lids.have a tendency any and danger a sympathizer in all griefor salt water. Coarse salt sprinkled

thoroughly understand that such animals to stick together-apply a little vase trouble, that person will have no occasionally around the edge of carpets -

t are the "creme de la creme" of line to the edges every night. This need to inquire how.to gain the child's is a moth destroyer.The .
cattle from of esti- confidence. If however the mother
dairy every point ,
will also increase the growth of the woman'who must make $i do ,.
mation. has before the child
lashes. not placed.herself the work of $5 does not buy cheap Ml
Three of these cows have calves this and wishes to retrieve so far as may **
The eyebrows, too, need a little at- kid gloves, nor does she choose'gants
month and sixteen will in be her terrible mistake let her listen
more come ,
< tention. It is claimed that vaseline de suede; A nice dressed kid in tan
within a few days, ready for the sea- to its unreserved chatter and encourage -
rubbed in night for a time will will look well with dress. She will
every any
son's demand with such it to talk until she the clueto
milk, cream I gains
increase their growth. Very few people : keep buttons on, and sew each break
and butter but inner She should
as cannot help pleasethe its nature. never
ever think of brushing their eye- ing stitch with cotton of the same col-
fastidious. allow herself to shocked at
most brows. To keep them smooth and in appear or. A piece of court plaster will sometimes -
revelation that be made.
The utmost care is taken to keep good condition a fine brush should be any may mend a glove where one does

ii :; them in perfect health and they arefurnish.ed used daily. Some people use dyes or She should remember that a child has not wish to use a needle. Dressed
t with the best of food and few qualifies or faults which it does
employ some other means for darken kid will color black and not smut.
purest water, 'so that the Ponce de ing the brows and lashes. This is very not inherit from its parents, and, although Dyed undressed kid .smuts badly,

itt' Leon and,Alcazar guests will be fur- unsafe, for it may injure the eyesight, they may have overcome the making the gloves unwearable.The .
which to be
'nished daily with the, purest, sweetest and it very often inflames the skin particular one seems amount of water used in the

t ,, milk and richest cream equal to the beneath, causing the hair to fall out. shocking, it may possibly be a part of 'average household on washing day is
finest obtained in the Isle of Jersey or thick lashes' improve the the father's or mother's original nature.
Long, eyes, much larger than is necessary. Soaking
Above all do not make the mistake of
I other noted dairy region on the but be ruined ,
any they can by frequentand one mother whom I know. Her little the clothes sayes a good deal of

globe. hard rubbing, which is often a home from school to tell her friction. They should not be soakedin
girl ran
And then tHey are gentle, so pretty, bad habit more than anything else. So mother a secret that had been whispered so much water that the soap will be
with their heads like deer it is well to impress on the minds of
even, to her. The mother answered: all wasted, but there should be enough
their little cresent horns and fawn the little ones; "don't rub." water to dissolve the soap. Roll the
"Are not to come to me
colored brown coats of;soft .
or tawny clothes tightly, having first soaped the
with such a story? If you hear such
.... -; silky hair, it was a pleasure to visit Nagging. stuff again, keep it to yourself, for I dirtiest portions, and folded them together '--'

them, even if one dowager duchess and then into the water.A .
There are some people who are constantly will certainly whip you if you ever
; was bound to be an exception to the nagging, and, sad to say, the talk to me like that again." This was hot bath is usually decried, as
rule and tried her best throw sandon
to majority of them are women. Nothingis several years ago; do,you wonder that provocative of colds and other evils.
the intruder from bare in
a spot ever done vhich pleases them, and this mother knows nothing of her Every one knows of cases of severe

the yard, where she was frisking instead everything calls forth some heartless daughter's inner life today? illness occurring from exposure to the

of being as staid and dignified remark. If the nagging woman has Another bit of good.advice is givenin outer air soon after such ablutions.
as her pedigree should. warrant. children,she uses them as a target for i the following: by another corres- And yet nothing... is more refreshing as:
NoteVith an increase of almost her ill nature. As a rule they dare 'pondent. Convince the child that you nothing is more harmless, if 'properlytaken.

r .. **20 in a single month, it will not ,be not talk back, but they come to expect are its truest friend. To do this you This means that one shoulduse

long before this East Coast countrycan nothing but disfavor, no matter must take an interest in whatever interests the hot bath as one does that of

be supplied with Jersey cattle from what they do. The little child comes "him. You must sympathize very cold water, merely as a plunge

this very'herd, embodying as'it does, running to its mother with a glad smileto with him in his troubles and rejoice in i followed by quick and thorough rubbings

the bst blood' In the United States tell her some news or of some discovery his pleasures., You should never and massage.

' and to replace the present "cracker" it has made/ but she immedi- treat a child's griefs lightly. Show After using the wringer the screw

cows, more than half wild, that scarcely ately quells its happiness by findingsome him the same consideration you would should be loosened, that the cylindersmay

..... give milk enough' 'to raise theirsarvelling fault with it Instead of takingan show an adult under similar circum- not become flattened, the cogs

calves. interest in her daughter's questionsor stances. Never deceive him. If the wiped dry and then wiped over with'a

This single herd shows how well ambitions she shows in her scornful medicine is bitter; say sobut, explainit cloth wet in kerosene. This will clean;

t- the Jersey is adapted to this region i glance that she wants nothing to do is necessary for him to take it in them. If the machine works hard

r ,* and it is to be hoped that it.will prove I with such things. order to make the sick body well. If pour a little kerosene over the cog .

,\ the nucleus of widespread benefit and I The nagging mother does not have questions are asked which cannot be wheels and turn the'machine several

'" improvement. This is -an object the confidence of her sons because answered now, simply say you will times, then wipe the cogs with a clean

: .. which Mr. J. A. McGuire, the manager they never can expect any encourage I' explain when the proper time comes. cloth. After this put.a few drops .of

R)t takes much interest in and is ment Trom her. Her husband's life A mother who begins in this way will machine oil on the cogs.ai

sparing no'pains to accomplish by is made a burden by the continual gain the love and confidence of her, wringer for afewmome

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4 ,Refused the Case: of health to pale and sallow cheeks. In rangement peculiar to women; stops,
effect radical in all
men they a cure cases
_______ arising srom mental worry, overwork or pain, soothes inflammation; strengthens I One Good TurnJ.J.
excesses of whatever nature. Pink Pills purifies, invigorates.Borax. ,
AN EMINENT SPECIALIST DECLARES are sold in boxes (never in loose bulk) at .
50 cents a box or six boxes for $2.50, and deserves another. I

; NELSON JONES INCURABLE. may be had of all druggists, or direct by The first issue of the' Western When you turn _
mail from Dr. Williams'' ,Medicine Com- the ftfrfijfc of the -
Homes, published Topeka, Kans., Meat!
pany, Schenectady Y. Enterprise
,Hls Splendid Constitution Wrecked, and
contains many practical suggestions.The .
All Hope Dispelled Prepares to i rrcJrthu:
Meet, Death.- A.Timely Suggestion Self-Government,, for. Children. following is one of them: aatuprisingamottnt

Acted, Upon,' and lie Lives to Borax of us"s.
Writing on the cubject of "The has a great; variety of work well done
.h Tell This Story. Passing of Childhood," in the September It is a great purifier. Wash out th In a few seconds.
,From the. sink and clean the kitchen table wiin It
Woman's Home Companion, saves money*
Is the.best medicine I took
said Nelson Jones, of 1477 Main ever Street, Florence Hull Winterburn, says : it to keep them sweet. It is a good time and food Is easily operated and
cleaned Use the
$ Buffalo, N Y., to a reporter, speaking of "The world claims our children wash for many skin diseases,, thoughit easily
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale is It
People. from us in good time, and our constant poisonous to slme'perso'ns.
"I have recommended them to a great aim should be to them should never be used too freely by
many people and they have done lots of EnterpriseMElT
it combines with oil of the
as the
good. I was employed on the Buffalo within the sanctuary of home for selfgovernment any,
Street Railway two years ago, but had they ought to exercise as skin and hair, leaving the skin, dry

been running down in health. I appre- soon as they leave our care. The and the hair brashy.. It softens water CHOPPER

ciated my condition and went to one preparation must consist a gradual and if dishes must be washed in hard _

"doctor after another Buffalo, some of of their for water, it will'prove a great help. In for making sausage and scrapple; for i
them the best physicians in the'city.. I ubstitution own judgment I preparing bash mincemeat,Ham'bnrsteak i "
took their medicines faithfully, but not ours. Iregfnning in trifles it should the laundry it makes the washing eas suet, tripe, cod-fish clams, scrap I
meat for for fritters,
corn etc..
,one'of them did me any good.. Finally extend to nearly all matters, by the ier and helps whiten the clothes, especially Improved for 15 years;now perfected.
I had to give up work entirely, and re- time they reach fourteen fifteen. if soap containing borax is Sold by all dealers in hardware. Small I

alized that wasn't going to'stay long After that, in a well-ordered home, used. .Strong borax water will'aid in minute.family size Large No.,5 family, 8200.size Chops No.1%lib.83.00.s I

,above ground if I did not get some help. commands should be obsolete. Thisis ,removing stains made by machine Chops 2 Ibs. a minute. .
I had already e1:1t a good share of my TEE ENTERPRISE MFG. CO. of PI.,
: It is cleanse brushes
savings for: advice( and medicines without not to say that government shouldbe grease. good to Philadelphia.Send .

receiving any benefit whatever, so far asa > suspended. There is no such thingin combs, silver and glass., It is a good, 4 eenii in stamps for the"Enterpr f"t1 \
could tell.' I had employed in all five all this world as entire i independence. gargle for sore throat. It,is said that Xoutekeeper-VM: rectpei. ,.

doctors. ,giving each one a thorough trial. We are all 'unde the.law.' |a tiny pinch put in water.wherein the
'In the fall of 1894, I heard of a promi
face is washed will,remove freckles if
But in enlightened communities not ,
'. nent specialist in Toronto and after talk- -
ing the matter over I decided to go there offensively s|; not subservient, only persisted. Small
and consult him. Let me say here that rationally deferential. And this is 4 The fact that.it is poisonous to some GraptY1JlesExtra Fruits

my stomach had become so sensitive thatI the" rule for parents to observe, with must be remembered in this connec olae.as..

could retain scarcely any food whatever. their half-grown. children; to have tion. It will destroy roaches. It fine stock of CURRANTS, including YtriettM.the
I'suffeted great agony on account of indigestion whitens the teeth and is wash new and unrivalled WIItD R.Lowut rate.Qullty
a good .
and in my kidneys had racking them feel that they are not so much czt a Warranted true.t.s.U18BABD CO,rrtdwiai M.LFERTILIZERS.

pains all the time. I don't know by under government as at one with it; for inflamed eyes. ,

-= what name to call these troubles, for the that they, in a sense, make their own .- .- .-

F doctors never gave me a satisfactory ex- laws by being reasonable, and defer- STATE OF OHIO, CITY TOLEDO, )
i: planation. The pains in the back were } SS
something terrible. I sometimes went ring to larger experience where their I LUCAS COUNTY, j

86 hours without passing any urine. own falls short. FRANK J, CHENEY makes oath that .

From a stout, healthy man, I became a ,"Never was there more need for he is the senior partner of the firm of

weak, puny looking person, and conld do tact and forbearance upon the parents'side F. j. CHENEY & Co., doing businessin FOR FLORIDA
no work whatever I wanted to sleep for at best and in homes'
nearly all the time. I was brought upona the City 'of Toledo, "County and The kind to raise all vegetables quickly ,
farm apd always accustomed to the where there has always been confi- State aforesaid, and that said firm ,

hardest kind of'''hard work. I could do dence and affection and sympathy be. will pay the sum of ONE HUN-- AGRICULTURAL

just as much workin a day as the next: tween their children and themselves, DRED DOLLARS for each and .
one, and it was a hardship to be compelled his, period when childhood is fading every case of CATARRH that cannot CHEMICALS

to lie idle and be of no use to any into the background with all its graces be cured by the use of HALL'S. CA Fungicides and Insecticides to prevent '.,

one.'Well and beauties, and giving way to adolescence CURE. blight, rot and loss by Insects.' Get a pamph ",
I went to the distinguished TARRH let from
specialist,at Toronto. He looked me with its uncouthness and its FRANK J. CHENEY. /
E over and finally said that he could do crudities, is a trying one. To the POWELL FERTILIZER & CHEMICAL CO,
Sworn before and subscribed
nothing for me. He'said, he could take onlooker who cares nothing about'the to me BALTIMORE. MD. ..
A my money just as fast as any one, but he bud struggling through its in my presence, this 6th day of De-
could not do it honestly, and so he de- young. cember, A. D., 1886.
the of
-. 1 dined to give me any medicines or to rough green covering period
adolescence is.simply an ugly period r-.J-\ A. W. GLEASON An exchange of seed is '.
take any monej51!!? said he did not absolutely nee G
know of anything that would give me to' be borne with, as far as possible |{ SEAL.1 t cessary to make the business of growing
relief. I felt then I had better make up as one bears other periods of afflic- Notary Public. potatoes a success. Where no change is '
: 'my mind to accept the inevitable. But tions but to the of love it has -.,.....IHall's made in the seed for a few years the '
where there's life there's hope, and that ; eyes Catarrh Cure is taken inter- tubers do not ripen, are not perfect, and ,
very day a man who heard of my case other aspects. when cooked will not be mealy and fine
< nally and acts directly on the blood as good potatoes should always
said to me. "Do you know, sir, I think appear.
that Dr. Williams't Pink Pills would help The Coming of Baby. and mucous surfaces of the system.
you. You go to the drug store and get a Send for Testimonials;free. By all means plow your land in the -
trial.' ,When a baby comes to the house, Fall so as to subject the soil to the actionof
and them
box give a F. J. CHENEY & CO.-, Toledo, 0.
: "I followed this advice. I bought three real happiness comes. The care and frost. By doing this you can plant
>>@,Sold Druggists, 750. earlier in the Spring. The seed will
with I for the
boxes and took them home me. anxiety count nothing against '"
minate better, and will
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took two. after each meal-though crop -
clinging touch of the little hands and
shorter time. If too small to
meals: were of little account to me then. A COUGH CQLD OR SORE THROAT a plow, u
the sound of the little., voice. The spade the garden in the fall or early ,
I to feel better right off. The
began pains function human be- requires immediate attention winter. Wexan .
= in stomach were eased to a remarkable highest given to prevent rapid evaporation -: "if. ,
my "Brown'sBrvnehid Trochef will invariably to some extent by frequent shallow'cultivation
extent, and my appetite improved. My ing is bringing healthyhappy children '
stomach became strong again the painsin into the world. Over thirty years ago give relief. ,

my kidneys stopped, and I began to the,needs of women appealed to Dr. .,. 4 If the reader is so fortunate a
as nave a
take on flesh. In all, I think, look Pierce chief EARTH ODOR. We know that /
twenty-three boxes and by that time I now consulting physicianto spring or stream of water on his farm, r
had recovered my ,usual, weight 185 Ibs. the Invalids' Hotel and Surgical mould emits ,a special odor when utilize it by all means.

I do not claim to be an entirely: well man Institute, of Buffalo, N. Y. The result wetted. It seems that this odor comes The report of the Bureau of Agriculture -

now but I am much better than I have of his study''improved by thirty from an organic neutral compound, of Louisiana is issued by Commissioner

a been for four years, and 1 do not hesitate years of practice, is embodied in Dr. belonging to the aromatic family, andis J. 6. Lee, of Baton Rouge. Two x
to say,that Dr. illiams' Pink" Pills are Pierce's Favorite Prescription. It carried off in vapor after the man- exceedingly valuable articles are found.]
the best medicine I took. -
ever strengthens, purifies and makes heal- her of roots of weak tension. It is in,this report one on Leguminous Crops '
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain in
', a I for the South, and the other on The
condensed form, all the elements needs, thy the organs distinctly feminine. It penetrating, almost pungent, some- Value of the Veterinary Profession to <<
sary to giro new life and richness.to the. gives weak women the health and thing like camphor, yet distinct from the South. Every farmer should have
M blood and restore shattered nerves. They strength necessary for the production such. The amount is very small, and them. '
are also a specific for troubles peculiar to I of healthy children and it makes the be looked perhaps in the '
*" may upon, ,
females, such as suppressions, irregularities Sow sound eed; and see that the : w
and all forms of weakness. Theyui1d : production,of those children easy. It neighborhood of some1 millionths.- plants have plenty of room, so that they

up the blood, and restore the glow. ,is sure to due any weakness or de- Lyon Horticole. will be strong and thrifty. .."


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Hindi Farmer and Frnit .,Grower; Lemon, Tahiti Seedless Lime and the I hardly go amiss with regards to his and in erecting public buildings. But

t Satsuma, a seedless orange. outdoor program. But here, as indeed would it be wise for the Government

A Weekly: Kewtptper published at z6 ,Main Mr. Marsh says everywhere else-the tourist should to do this? This money must be repaid -

Street Ta b nYiI1e.Fit.OF "All our trees are grown to stakes always be alert as to the conditions of eventually, and how can it be repaid -

-rDJ >s. SUBSCRIPTION and are straight, thrifty, budded at his sleeping quarters: and their imme- when permanently invested? It .

Jrar One Tear ............................. 2.00" the ground and well rooted. The diate surroundings." would have to be repaid from! the proceeds

.AT MX iimUU........................ ....t 1.00 bulk of our supply trees of this year are In speaking of "the warm and soft of tariffs., The people would Y

in Vordfa Coaatrksar ....c.................. JM propagated on sour and grape fruit Gulf winds" elsewhere, the Record have to be_taxed to pay off these Gov

abecriptkmfl in all cases cash in roots with a limited supply on rough says: ernment loans, for such they would .
advance. No discount allowed en one's lemon roots from three to six
be. Private banks
jwn fubflcription(except in a club),but to years I "Though these winds are sometimes actually savings i
old in
nurseries. We advocate the
would invest their in securi-.
deposits ,
cash will .
r all agents liberal commission loaded with moisture, the moisture is
be allowed on subscriptions obtainedby sour orange and grape fruit roots for always clean and never liable to make ties or real estate, in such shape that
them. Write for terms. several reasons. The most prominentis they would command interest and
people sick, like that which hovers
To every subscriber, new or old, remitting that neither one is subject to thee over low and undrained soil. Their could be called in on reasonable no-- .
us $3.00, we will send the paper on foot rot and the pomelo has no equal tice. If given- over to the Government
and of Rolfa' Vegetable salutary effects on some of the more
; year a copy as to growth on either low x>r highlands these savings would be withdrawn
Northern chronic forms of tuberculosis
Growing in the South for particularly
but we prefer the sour on the from circulation nd.a stringency
Markets post-paid. For two new subscribers in in
aged persons, nervous derangements -
t at $ .00 each,'we will send, low lands. Said one of our best known and insomnia are well attested would be created in the money

T postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange and most successful orange grow'ersAir. markets. :Money deposited in private
Culture.1 ( E. H. Hart): After the progressive by numerous cases. A ,
savings banks' is not held in their -
thrifty of woods roundabout
x Remittances should be made by check, has become growth pine -
postal note money order registered satiated with orange the pastime of through and by which the warm vaults, it is immediately invested in
letter to order of extracting Gulf breeze is sifted of' its excess of good securities and goes out among,

Bates of advertising on application. sweet stumps in a state of decay, moisture, is also an excellent, winter the people perform its useful mis-
caused the of the foot
by rotor
ravages sion. .
.. resort for with ,
'7. .JlJnrB.A1ID BRUIT QEOWEE. people tender lungs,
;;. Jacksonville Fla.CONTENTS. the aggressions of ants, he is glad and the better now by reason of the If the government: takes the money,
to fill the vacancies with stock of the
energetic sanitary however, there would seem to be no
measures recently
sour orange or grape. fruit"Florida practised on account of the fever, good chance for its use. It would lie ,
idle and unproductive. The individ-'
from which there is
as a Sanitarium.The no longer any
1c Farm Resolutions for 1898; Home Productions danger." depositor would possibly be bene-
New York
:.................. ,...... ............. 770GBOVX Medical Record of t 4..... fitted by having offered him a safe
AND 6. CHAM>-Hart's late and Val November 27 devotes a large amountof Postal Savings Banks-Are They Desirable place for keeping his money,. but tho '
encia late; Florida FruIt at the American space to winter health resorts. The i ? community at large would suffer the '
Institute Fair; The Mexican Orange description of Florida resorts is -
loss of the use of the It is
Considerable money.
Trade: The Kieffer. Pear; Planting Nuts; by the following remarks printed matter favor- 1
Grafting.,.v. ,................... ........ ,771SB ing postal savings banks has been sent doubtful if the good of the individual,;.. '
FIG-Florida Mandarins,from Italy.. 772 "Those who would measure climateat to us, principally from Chicago, and should be allowed to outweigh the --

Fertilizing Oranges-Experj.menta in the level of the sea by meridian we have published some of it such as good of the general public.* '. '
winter, The Red ...... will fail .
protection; Spider. -773 only wholly to form a correct ...
TOBACCO-Facts. about.Clgars........,..... 773FARMER conclusion with regard to, Florida. seemed to be straightforward and sin- Velvet Bean Hullers.
Lan TaucKKR-The Potato cere in argument in favor of this meas-
Practical talks about the vegetable;Watermelon Northern, Mexico, the peninsula of 'ure. The promoters of this scheme Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower, :

Molasses........................ 774.PouLTRYHector California, the Desert of Sahara/Cen- may have some ulterior object in view; Will you kindly advise us whether .
and his family;A feather tral Arabia, Northern Hindostan, have literature
of this know
we nothing that you any describing the
fighter....................... ......... 77%, Northern Burraah, Southern China, exce i .
s and
value of
there is very little if disinterested use the velvet bean .
any, ,
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DAIRY-The Ponce de Leon Dairy. t. 775 and numerous other regions less
; which is "
benevolence in business in being extensively in -
OUR Bur HoifB-The Eyes; Nagging; known and of them gen- ,grown .
some insular-
The Child's Confidence;Hints to House- eral. your State. If you have such, we 1

keepers..................%............'..... 776 like, and in the same latitude as Flor There is undoubtedly great need of would thank you to send us a copy. -
Self-Government for Children; Borax; ida, have climates more or less similarto savings banks or at.least of the If not, can you put us in communication -
Earth Odor..... .. ................... Tn'The each other, but all of them are sayings i with \
bank habit among the people, in i any one who can give us the
Lakeland Nurseries; Florida as a strikingly different, from that of Flor-
78an1tarium;Postal Savings Banks-Are the Western and Southern sections of matter, or can you write us an article -
.. they desirable? Velvet Bean Huller..... 778 da; and for the reason, doubtless, that this country. But would a savings telling us the valuable qualities of the \

Markets; Obstacles in Marketing Citrus none of those localities are boundedby bank be used if created today in bean and the various purposes for

e Fruits--..:. .. .. ....,.................... 779 an immense body of warm wateron sections? Before there is a ewhich it can'be used. We are manu'-

Florida Insects vs. Missouri's; The Production one side, and a swiftly flowingocean bank there must be savings, and the facturing a bean ,huller, and as far as
of Lean
MeatKieffer's Great
current on the other, and the of know it is the machine
Fruitfulness; Italy's Orange Orchards.. 780 people those sections are not in the we only made
8er Apprenticeship on the Farm.... 783 peninsula Between covered for the habit of accumulating them. A. that will satisfsctorily hull the velvet

The Panther's Choice...................... 784 most part by a pine forest-a combi Southern man of a philosophical turn' bean. We should like to use this iu-

nation of influences conducive to embodies in an original epigram much : formation in our advertisement, and

Weather in Jacksonville. healthfulness not found to anything of the sentiment of this section. we believe we can in this way use it
t like the same extent in any other region "What I to the
saved I have lost; great advantage to people of
-. Week Ending November 30,1897 of the same latitude lying near the what I have spent I have saved.: your State. We should like to have

B Ii. level of the sea, Florida's greatest altitude 1 There is this information .
B. M Ms no provision in this for old as early as possible as
OATB.Nov. .. 10 a {i .s !! u a being nowhere more than three age or a rainy day; it is a reckless we want to get out our printed matter

00 : -:. -iiiI -=t hundred feet"Florida fling in the face of the aggregated at once, and will be delayed some on

24 ....... 6? 61 67 60 If 64 -10 lies between the parallels of wisdom of mankind. account of this. If you cannot fur- ,
.II. 26.2S... .... 8S 69 71 TO 9 65 10 9 73 70 37 04 24 deg.3o min., and 31 deg. north There can be no question of the nish us this information, please put us

a t .e.. 28.27............... 64 67 60 69 66 18 58 6s 172 8 03 oaIT latitude, and 87 deg. 30 mm. weStlongitude. desirableness of savings banks for the in communication with someone who '

.. .....?. 54 57, 8 53 6 56 ,06 03 The mean temperature is people themselves, but the question is, can. SALEM IRON WORKS.
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52 56 11 -it- *L 0 about 60 degrees Fahrenheit; meanrelative should they be established by the Salem, N. C. "

>; Mean.........: 6; 63 69 6; ; 65 humidity, 72.7. Averagnumber e Government? The principal arguments I We have furnishsd you some information -

4 Total rainfall 0.00 inches. of rainy days during the five of its advocates are, that the as desired, but we are hap: .

T-Trace. months, November to March inclusive : government, through its postal service. py to state that your conjecture that

4 A. J. MiTCHZLLObserver.. for a series of five years at Jack is ubiquitous, affording place" of de: you are the first manufacturers velvet '

The sonville (Signal Service records) 37.4. posit to the smallest and obscurest bean hullers is incorrect. At least

Lakeland Nurseries. The dryest month is ,November, immediately postoffices; that there is no other institution one firm of agricultural machinery 1

'k .The catalogue of these nurseries for following the wettest part to be compared for a moment !makers in Florida has been enterprising ..
the approaching season has been received of the rainy season. The winter with it in strength and responsi; enough to see of what value and Y
; the stock consists 'of 120,000 altogether throughout the State is gene bility; and that the offer of savings importance the velvet.t>an crop wilt..
trees of twenty-seven varieties and th erally such as.to allow outdoor exer- bank facilities to the improvident will be in a few years, and has erected -J,.

,appearance of the catalogue indicatesa cise some,, portion of every day, and tend to develop economical, habits. machinery for making bean hullers in

# prosperous business. The proprietor the preponderance of sunshiny days, 11 But, if the Government 'enters. into addition their other manufactures. n

y ,C. 'M. Marsh, is well known with an almost constant gentle breeze this scheme, what will it do with the 1. i ..I.. .

4 'throughout:the State as.the propagatorof from over the sea and through the savings? How will it make use of the Potatoes require moisture only while

seedless and thornless citrus fruits pines, permits the fullest open air enjoyment accumulated funds? Postmaster General I'forming on the roots. The land should
f :as a specialty,which include the Marsh] and so generally do these Gary suggests that they could be be perfectly dry when the potatoes are
Seedless ,Pomelo Eureka Seedless conditions that dug, so that no soil may cling to the
prevail the tourist can J used in paying off the national debt, tubers. 4

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thus increase their eastbound business .Conducting legitimate banking business' ..
JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Dec. 4, 1897 ? ,
upon strictly commercial lines.
"In this connection let.it be stated \ _
: y, ,Corrected by Marx Bros. that orange and lemon orchards fur:
"i nish the roads more freight'and for THE FIRST 1ATIOLBANK
/ These are average quotations. Extra choice longer distances than other agri-
lots fetch price aboTe top quotations,while poor any :
Iota.d11ower. cultural or horticultural product froman

barrel.-.o... ............4-o fruit is -A'r-
Apples soil. The
: ,Pines ;.per..................,..;..._...... ...2-50 equal area of ;_.
!s lemons, Messinaf.-....<....."!'.box.......-3.75 shipped in the green state, while the JACISovrLE FLiA. : $
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Peas, dried. .bus..ra5Peanuts
English best brand..... ............04 to .05 bulk and weight of all other fruits are Solicits! the business of merchants ':'
and fruit
reduced before planters growe'rs'z:!
Potatoes.bb1..2.60 shipping.
... Seed Chill, Red...,.......................... 3.50Rarly greatly All accounts have '
Rose .............. ...................3-o personal attention. Drafts on England -
Hebron.... ......................t..!:........3.00- FREIGHTS TO MARKET."I and the continent bought and sold on favorable;' \r

} e** Dakota eerless..3 Red:...............................:3.00 have to some extent anticipatedthe terms., .
< R. C. COOLEY, Cashier. .- ...
i ,Onions Bliss Triumph..3.50, ....................;....bbl...........2.50 third difficulty the citrus fruit in. JAMes M. SCHUflACHER, President. '.
*"" fifffff......._.u. ...:...-t..... .....20 dustry of California has to overcome -

". VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. 'to enable it to secure the greatest ,Y4

Corrected by Davis&Robinson. measure of success. We have heretofore C. C. Robert son Real Estate

J Yellow Yams, ............_....bush .50 been paying ninety cents per ,
Sweet Potatoes. ...... .... .......... .
'4 \\"" Hubbard squash, ................bbl .550-s 400 box freight from our orchards to the
i Lettuce ...........'oo............doz 30 Eastern markets, while our greatest FIRE INSURANCE AND .
Florida......... ..... a5-3<> .
I j' Celery.BggPlants..................... .bbl... 3.00-4.00 competitors have paid but thirty centsto HOUSE "
Tomatoes _..........crate.... 1.50to 2.00 RENTING AGENCY.
l Sweet Pepper.. ...............-.-.ba..,.. .-.x.oo tile same markets, and, as above
Green Bean8,..................crate.,. 75toi 00 stated, are now paying but ten cents.
Pumpkins ........'...........:each .5 to .10 I Hogan Adams Street, Jacksonville Fla.
) Kershaws, ..... ..... .......,..each .jto .10 How shall this third obstacle be removed Do ,
; Parsley,.....__.per do*,bunches, 25 -30 for removed it must be. The a general Real Estate Business. ,Special Attention .
c Green onions,..... doc.bunches .25
Pepperhot...._.per.._......bushel .jotoi.oo only answer is, by die building of the given to exchanging property. Very large '
,, Bare,well cured,.....................Ib .25 canal. This canal will and ..
Hens.--. .....-....-.... .30 to 35 Nicaragua giveus some good speculations can be had now.
&oosters._..*.__.....--. ,._. .20 to.25 water communication and water R
lIalf.grown.-.u: ........ .15 to .25 Money to LEND Jacksonville
rates to'the best markets of the Property Only
.. Turkeys...__ pound gross .10 to.12 freight .
per .
Ducks_._.......__.,..... .25 to .30 world. "
Geese .1.A..H...I......... .40 Ot1ange GfoVes Timber Tracts and' '
w Leeks ............per doz bunches. .2010.25 "Our California orange is the peer '_
c Radishes, ...........;.......perdoz .15 ..
of all It has
..s .Cucumbers,....................crate 1.25 to 1.50 other oranges. .no competitor Phosphate Properties.
o Spinach. .................per bushel 1.25-1.50 in the markets of the world.
Cauliflower......................perbbl S 00 .
r s,...................:......bunch .03 Give us this canal and we will occupynot F'kI MS. TELEPHONE, 184
., Florida Honey.pound section .10 only the markets of our own coun- .

try against all competitors, but we
;, New York Market. will take possession of the markets of SITUHTIONS URKD FOR STUDElTS

,ORANGES, ETC., Europe for the sale of this matchlessfruit .

Florida fair to cboice and to a large extent for our citrus MASSEY'S
.. bright, per box "
3.00 to 4.00; Florida, russet,fair to choice and 'deciduous fruits generally.

per box, 2.75 to.3.50j.Grape; fruit, bright, .
per box, 5.00 to 7.50; Mandarins, per box, -
6.00 to 7.00;:'Tangerines, per box, 7.50 to Some very fine hothouse tomatoesare

t 12.00. now coming to market from Mas

PINEAPPLES. sachusetts. They are smooth and
tt } Florida, per case, 2.00 to 4.00. bright-colored, the skins have a glossy ,

'J CUCUMBERS, ETC. lopk that renders them very.attractive. .
Jacksonville Fla. :
t Florida, per crate, 1.00 to 1.25; Chick- They come in blown pasteboard boxes ,

1 ory, N. 0. per barrel, 2.50 to 3.50; Eggplants holing'five pounds, the tomatoes be- Columbus, Ga., .
Florida per barrel, 5.00.to 7.00; in
Lettuce, New Orleans, per barrel. 3.00 to ing neatly wrapped paper. Theyare Birmingham, Ala., .
&. s 4.00J; Florida, 1.75 to 3.50; Peppers, per now selliog for about twenty cents *

:r earner, 2.00 to 2.50; Okra, Florida, per per pound wholesale. Not'many are Montgomery, Ala. ..

carrier, 1.00 to 2.00; String beans, China usually received s& early in the sea THE GREAT SCHOOLS OF THE
11 .wax,prime, bushel basket, 75c to 1.50; son.: The New Jersey crop is not yet SOUTH.
Green 60c to 1.25; Florida, wax, per CHEAPEST AND
out of market, so there is no gap be. BEST.
basket,'50c to 1.25; Florida, green 50c to
# 75c Tomatoes Florida, 2.00 tween the field grown tomatoes and 1 1frtt.
; per carrier Send for :Catalogue, Address Nearest School. :
to 3.50. FRENCH & Co., the. hot house product, neither will

there be between the latter and the ESTABLISHED 1875.

Obstacles: in Marketing Citrus Fruits.J. crops from Bermuda, Florida and other .

N. Hoag read a paper; before the Southern points .in the spring WILLIAM A. BOURS .

State fruit Growers'' convention at ,

r = Sacramento,, in which, after mention- We understand that the Fruitland Law
ing the tariff recently placed on citrus and Order League of Putnam county is Grain G Garden Seeds and Fertilizers .
fruits preparing: to have a test se made on the ,
he said .
laws of Florida which give the razorback
: "This difficulty being partially removed hog and scrub cows more rights than a aa wEd J3A.TT .T., JACBCSOANILLas: PL.. -

1 ,. by l levying one cent a pound on man, Speed the day when such a-test is
made. We would ask that one of We Handle Onl| the Best and Most
; all citrus fruits, we began to feel that every Sellable Seeds. Oomple Stock of .
our Florida readers who wishassist'in
a great obstacle ,had been overcome. such a matter would at once communicate Corn Oats Flour Wheat
'e The sounds of rejoicing, however, with the League's secretary, Hay, Bran, Grits, Meal',

have hardly died away, when we hear Dr. Geo. E. Walker, Huntington, Fla. i Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark. -

that the steamship companies have Why can't daily and weekly politics! .

largely neutralized our benefit by a newspapers tell the truth about political STATE AGENTS PaR T
reduction on freights from Mediterranean matters and the actions of our govern- pURE GROUND BONE

points, from thirty to ten centsa ment officials? Instead of telling the TprMfllBii Faifflin Bo.
the editors to the NITRATE SODA
box seem go on supposition __ ,
'" ? that the editorials must agree r
reduce their rates to maintain and encourage with the political preferences of its readers Star Brand Fertilizers, MURIATE OF POTASH

) foreign production.Our ratherthan what is true. Democratic '
overland railroads sustain the republican and populist papers are oniRisiBBDiKttYsis. SULPHATE POTASH
relation all alike in this respect. It.would be a Tree ill .
same to the California citrus Orange Vegetable
to find independent KAINIT
refreshing eight a thoroughly! Eta :
,industries that the steamship lines, dot paper whose editor could FEETILIZEE. ,

those of the! South!of Europe. Will write an editorial free from political pre These PertlUsert ha a no superior IA the market,sad a trial will convlnos. '

they see it in that light and reduce judice. 8a4lGr Cata1stu .

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I "F orI"'Insects vl.M souri's. think could'bite and which I have He is all over the neighborhood, into

It is the common belief that Floridahas heretofore looked upon as'innocent of the corn field, the garden,or the potato
more insects to the square foot human blood, was an oak-leaf. aphis. field. Every instinct that he has is

r R than most other States, but the follow Right in the,hard part of the palm of alert in the struggle for exisence. He
.' ing-from Meehans' Monthly does'not my hand, he drove in his, proboscis, grows slowly; but his meat is lean and
altogether::bear pat this view: Before just as easy as if he had been working the muscle is an efficient aid in his J

moved from tidewater Maryland, that; way all of his life, and it hurt. I struggle'for subsistence: Put him up, -
the home of the mosquito, was,said caught the rascal and put it under my feed him well and keep him comfortable. % Na

that in Missouri, in the County of magnifying glass for identification. It ., His desire to, roam soon ceases.t
Jefferson, amongst the foot hills of'the was a speckled green aphis, and, like He-sleeps and.eats, and becomes "as
Ozark.Mountains,. there were no mos- others members of its tribe, carried a l izy as a hog." He will then grow

,quitor; that thei&were no ponds and honey tube on its rump,through which fat instead of lean meat. breeding
x; mud holes there, that in fact there the globule of honey is pumped up to. for .lean hogs, therefore,, all these Shortest, Quickest, Most Attractive:
err could not be, because of the steepness the lips of the ant, when the latter points should be considered, and while ROUT
of the hills and the narrowness of the pats it on the back with its mandibles. the breed should be selected which : ] i

u valleys. But I find on personal observation > Did I mention ticks? In some portions' has a tendency in this direction, the FLORIDA POINTS BETWEEN AND THE NORTH i
:- that that report was only, of this State, but not here, I management and food should be of a TIm '

a said as a matter of business. In the have seen cows come home from the nature to develop this tendency still Florida Central and Peninsular '
valleys and on:the hillsides are ponds woods, with so many ticks on them further. In .doing this i it will not be I II
and ''mud:holes,'and'I find that there that one could not see the cow. Herethe necessary to go to the razorback, or NEW ,THROUGH ROUTES.
are several varieties of that pertinacious ticks.are scarce. A day's outing some big coarse animal with an abnormal New York to Jacksonville by
pest here at all times ready and in the woods will only allow us to appetite and bone like a dray- New and Florida Pennsylvania R. R.Railway to Wash to

without any provocation to bite me. catch about twenty-five when we horse. The improved breeds can be NorthernAir .1 Columbia, Florid Central & .-
Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all
Besides these two or three varieties of f reach home. Fleas are very scarce made to answer with careful selection in Florida. pr1D.cipalpoints

the mosquito family which are with us right here, but neighbors tell me and'feeding and will, produce meat at Cincinnati to Harriman Junction -
February,. throughout the spring where.hogs and'dogs abound, there much less cost than the scrub: or the Harriman by Queen Junction& Crescent to Asheville -,
summer" and late fall, in plentiful fleas rare.found: razor-back.-Ohio Farmer.Kleffer's Asheville & and Columbia by Southern
Railway, and Florida
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quantities to Jacksonville Central&Pensnsular Columbia
enough -
keep us busy The Production of Lean Meat.
thrashing them off there otherthings Great Fruitfulness. to Jacksonville.
; are There seems to be a wide difference Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
which bite whilst.they .are tak of opinion 'between those who write I see several reports of product bi Cincinnati, Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga -
ing a'rest and sharpening' their bills for agricultural and live stock papersas Kieffer and Leconte pears in Texas and Florida}ette,Florida, Cent&to Peninsular Ever- "

another onslaught, one of which is i to the best.and surest method of Farm and Ranch. I have six Kief- Limited. points.to all Important Florida

the mite'or midget, an'insect' without producing lean meat. One party fers we have measured 80 bushelsfrom Kansas Kansas City Fort Scott & _
City l
wings, 132 of an inch in length. affirms that it is simply a question of which we sold at $1,00 per bus and I.to Memphis Birmingham R.iL to Southern Kansas C1t' ,
These insects in early spring seem to food, and another that it is altogetherone hel. Two of the trees I am =Confidentcarried Jackgo'vllleThro' Line to Everette, Fla. Central B'y& -1
be, blown on us by the winds as we of breed. Each is sure that the over 20 bushels to the tree. Peninsular to all Fla. points. '

walk or sit around, our dwellings, ,and opposite is wrong and equally that The Lecontes all blighed and died but 1St. Louis Short to Line Jacksonville to Du Quoin by,
considering their smallness and theirblackness five about Holly Sp'gs Central to Holly Sp'gs,
he.is right As a matter'of fact, both seven or eight years ago Route. 8 City, Memphis & Birmingham --
".. they'make one move jery are right and both are wrong. That I had cultivated them up to that time J to Birmingham,Sou. '
quickly to wipe them off. Then in certain breeds of hogs run naturally and the ground has not been broken i H',to Everette and F. C.& P.

the fields, in the cool of the morningand s : to fat is not to'be gainsaid, neither is :I since. The five that survived lost Holly Sp'gs Sioux City, Ill.&Chicago Cent. to to Holly Jacksonville

evenings, there is a winged insect i the statement that others run to lean one-half or two-thirds of the wholetop )Route.New }} Sp'g K., C.Sou.M.B'y& B.to to Ever-Birmingham ..

f too small to be seen,in its flight, a ness. To a certain extent these characteristics and they have grown a new top.: ette and the F. C. &P. _

species of gnat, which i swarms over which have been'bred into The dead brush still remains on them, Orleans Junction.Louis'ille &Nash'ille F. C. & to P.rove only .
k and around our exposed parts, bititiincessanilyma'king.our g t different breeds'of hogs through which has not rotted and fallen off. I To }route with' through sleepers
; : work disagreeable conditions under which they have e bored a hole through five or six oi f Jacksonville Jacksonville.The between New. Orleans and

hecowity \Vh-en'it'woutd b been 'raised' for generations, can be them while.they were sick and packedit I F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track In '
.. pleasant if it were* not for them. modified by the.feed and management t full of flour of sulphur and corked Florida Tobacco running Regions,through the -
Later in the season, in May, June and of the animals from the. time of their tight, but I saw no good effect. I Stock Farming? and Dairy Section,
f July, the chigoe or, as it is.known birth. If the brood sow belobgs to a took a drawing knife and hulled the Orange, Banana Peach and and Strat.DberrJJAn4.Pineapple Country., -
hereabouts, the Jiggee, which makes family noted for their production of bark from two of them for a space oi f Phosphate Belt.
the Silver
Hat Spring andy
one jigg all day and"all night, jiggingor fat meat, then her progeny will certainly three feet on the 16th of June; b Other Fine Scenery.The 1

scratching these' microscopical pininsectsTrom'our k start in life with a tendency i in winter they were covered over with Great Beaches Hunting the toted Country.Fishing (7rotm ft, AWH.
tender cuticles and the same direction. But if the young young bark save two places that I let Has the best lands for tillage, greatest Part '
making pink spots on us as near together pigs are fed:lightly after weaning and the knife go too deep and cut the i inner ety of soils in the State,and above all -

'' as the hairs on a dog's hind compelled to forage in the fields for covering of wood off to hard Runs Where over it Is the High Central,and Healthy.Rldgeland _
legs. Then if welie down on the most of their subsistence, the active wood, and that has not healed over Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers -
cool green grass for a noon spell nap, life will prevent them accumulating yet,but will in time. I bored themas the the best Northern freight markets.faculties for any produce": to.

the miserable and inquisitive ants much fat, and turn a large share of close to the top of the ground as ]I Send also for the best map! Florida (sent
climb the free) and note the towns on its route. '
throughout and could.
length I shall
their food into lean meat, or musclethe never cultivate any e.0.MAODONELL,o.p.A "
breadth of our garments and bite and natural product of active exercise.. more. Texas Farm and Ranch., Jacksonville,FI'a.'
sting; and the cut-worms, those insig r' If this is kept up for a few .. .
generations -
,. The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R
Italy's Orange Orchards. ; ;
ides' the characteristics pi the breed,
so far as these special animals are cons According to a German official who Offers to Shippers
: also take a hand on :us, whilst they lie cernedwill be completely changed. Na has been investigating the subject, The Shortest and Quickest Route
hidden beneath the leaves of the :
ture will come to their assistance
and Italy, including Sicily, has 7,73oooc BETWEEN
green grass and nip us on our unclad '
gradually fit them for their environ.
orange trees bearing. Of these, 4,- FLORIDA AND ALL '
feet I will hardly mention the POINTS IN
cow ment. The scrub .
hog and the in
razor- 359,000 are Sicily, 2,667,000 in the THE EAST AND '
flies for thev are immense in their sea back lean WEST.
meat. They are southern Mediterranean district
; son, and are left on the fences and and With Improved Ventilated Cars,this com:
coarse, rugged strong-boned. But remainder scattered. It is generally pan1. is better equipped than ever ever to
gateposts bythe cattle as they 'graze they can be changed into lard hogs agreed that the new tariff will permanently Insure handle close the Orange connections and Vegetable and Crops and
r past our dwellingsand are always by confinement and heavy feeding in effect the imports of f foreign oranges to all Eastern and Western Markets.prompt despatch -
__ ready to pounce down on any human a few generations. The less active into the U. S. Through oars to destination with
,subject ,which passes them; and the animal the softer-the bone and the .. out change- delay. ,
the black : Perishable freight followed by Wire
big which
horse-fly an old greater tendency to fatten. In all Scrubbing brushes, hair brushes'am shippers advised time passing: various Junc w
farmer some years ago, informed me, lines of lion and arrival at destination. iiI
breeding the question of feed small brushes claims -
u ? vegetable should be AIr for overcharges and loss
has the prompt _
for'itS'parentS black
; cutworm has much do ly adjusted. -
whichd ing to with the results rested on the bristles to dry,otherwisethe ,-
ttrojrs the newlyplantedcorn. attained. :The' smooth, broad-backed water will the brush. See that your goods are marked
., This big horse fly which is an' shQrt-legged hog will soon degenerate, destroy. via F. C. & P. R. R.
inch or' more in'l length and black as into For information call on or address the .
a scrub in the hands of a poor Old table cloths may be cut into dersigned: un
night, hides;singly on the ,edges of the feeder. The scrub-hog is selfreliantand squares and hemmed to use over the O. R. TAYLOR Trav.A'gt,OcalaFla.
woods attack W. B. TUCKER Qea a' '
ready to which Orlando Ea.
anything ,
assertive. -He knows that what screen on which you turn, your cakes G.M HOLDEN,Tray, A n.LeesburL -
: walks. And here, today, the lastthing he gets in the shape of subsistencemust and buns to cool.. They will also Or W.N.B.S.FULLER PENNINGTON,Trav.A'g, 't,Tam a. F1&,
TraJlc '
under the
> sun which I would '"'" anspe
come from his silver
Z6 own exertions. serve as cloths. 'J aCbonv111e,I'll.
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I III NOT buy budded trees .on old bard
stocks,when you can get them on new _
SEEDS FOR THE SOUTH. RATES.-Twenty words name and address healthy stock for the same price. Centennialand 1
one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents. Noth Satsumas on sweet new stock AddressH.
ing taken for less than 25 cents. 4' Friedlander Interlaehen Fla. 10-30-3m
: Advertisements. for this column be
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:' ::: 2' ;' f:< NOT THE CHEAPEST Initials Send jio stamps larger than two cents. I Have Them
'-.-, i figures connt as one word. 40,000 fine Orange and Pomelo Buds on 4, 5
2 and 6 year stocks. I want to sell 20,000 In next
"".\. m ,,_B ii i i ___. JL\J\J for sale: White Leghorn Black ,Fruitland Park Fla. 7-3i-tf
Langsban and Black)Minorca at $1, $1.60 and
I It is Our Business to Supply.GrOCHD' / $2 each according to quality. Lyman Bros., The Hart Pomelo.
Melbourne Fla. 12-4-3m
: Specially recommended by the nomenclature -
committee of the State Horticultural
t : : J. o SEEDS e PARA roc GRtSS PLANTS mal ed, 3 pounds ciety. Buds$1X0 per hundred,$10.00] per thous-
? ;large lots special prices. Albert and. # PHILLIPS BROS.
Fries poultry breeder, and State agent for Chnluota Fla.
7-24-15 Orange County
That will give the grower the best results when planted In the South, You can buy seeds for Lee's Lice Killer. ly-431TOTHINO
less money than from us,but yon can't get as good seed. ,
Cheap,but ked Is THIRTY
poor, expensive at any price. Send for our Catalogue Is Free. -of extra large Satsuma treeson Seedling Grapefrut 5 years old. '

sweet, and Hart's Late on sour stock. Also Hart's and Valencia Ite, Dancy Tangerines -
H., G. HASTINGS & CO. Stocks 6 years,buds 2 years old. Very fine; Budded Grapefruit Pineapple Eureka
::' some bearing. H. Friedlander, Interlachen, Lemon and a few Seedless Grapefruit, Parson ,
Fla. 12-4-6 Brown's and Enterprise Seedless All buds on .,
SEEDSMEN. Interlaehen Fla. Grapefruit stock 5 years old. Buds grown to
ISLAND POULTRY YARDS SELLING stakes. Trees very fine and sure to please both
] 'NothIng left but Black :Minorcas. as to quality and price. Write us. BOWYER
Will be sold cheap. Write at once. C. II. & STEPHENS Lakeland, Fla.
: : Jacques, Fernandina Fla. 13-4-3 4
Fresh Velvet Beans! and Golden Queen Pineapple
Plants for sale at Modelo Park Pinery. Quality
Offer theirFine Stock .of CITRUS TREES at Reduced Prices. They$1.25 will per cost bushel in the pod. Order NOW. unsurpassed. Address ORLANDO GRAPE

'j*> ,:Pomona, Fla.you more next March. 12-4-3 H. Erwin ct FRUIT CO.,C. S.VanHouten, Orlando, Fla.
: 6-5-12.

Parson Brown Ruby,Amory! Jafla Bloods, St; Michael, Jaffa, Wash Navels, SALE CHEAP: Fine,thrifty. Golden, .
Tardiff, Dancy, King Tangerines, Villa Franca Lemons. Self-blanching and other celery plants FOR SALE: -Smooth Cayenne and Abbaka
A. H. Polk, Lakeland, Fla. 12-4-3 and Slips. St. Petersburg Pineapple
Triumph, Harsh Seedless, ,Thornless Silver Cluster Pomelos. Co., St. Petersburg Fla. -6-12-15

;' At $25 per 100, f. o. b. ; 10_ per cent off on 500 lots: 1\1IOEYER'S Cost $200;will THEODOLITE sell for$.5 to FOR cash SALE.buyer. You Should See
H. J, Tiffin, Courtney, Brevard Co., Fla.
All trees are budded low on rough lemop stocks about 1} inch diameter. Buds I 12-4-3 Those 3.000 two year King buds on 4 and 6

5 4 J to 6 feet high,first class in every respect and guaranteed true to year stocks. The most profitable orange grown.
." name. CAMPHOR TREES-Wanted, about. one C. W. FOX, Villa Lake Nurseries, Fruitland
Address, RICHARD KLEMM, Winter Haven, Fla. about feet high. Price must Park, Fla. 7-3i-tf.
be very low. Apply H, J, Tiffin Courtney.,
Brevard Co., Fla. 12-4-3 AND SATSUMA BUDS on,
0 CENTENNIAL -from seed since the

i $. C> p. fiOUSTON, Below the Frost Line! freeze.and perfect Buds condition.4 to 6 feet Nothing high, excellent like it in roots the

T JAMAICA COLONY of FLORIDA Peoplea State. Address H. :Friedlander. Interlaehen,
:: Dental SUCCESS 1 Coffee Cocoa, Kola, Nutmegs, Fla. 10-30-3m
Parlors; Ginger pranges, etc. For full particulars,
.,- write,H. G. Burnet &Co., Linstead,Jamaica. Don't YOU. ForgetTo
Established 1884. 'Cor. Bay and Laura Stg. lM-6t ;
; ,over Mrs. Keene'c.JACKSONVILLE .
,', send for price list of all the leading varie-
FLA. : SOUR ORANGE SEED $6. Rough Lemon, ties of Citrus Trees on 4,sand 6 year stocks.
per bushel. Cash with order. Seeds Discounts according to size of orders. C. W.
For the next 30 days will
prices be as follows: Gold Fillings,$1.50 to $2 Plastic fruits
;; in season at reasonable FOX, Villa Lake Nurseries Fruitland Park,1tla.y3r .
:filings,50c. to $1; :Alloy Fillings, $1 to $1.50; Plates, $5 to $8; Full sets (very best) rates H. G. Burn t &Co, Linstead, Ja. 'tf.E .

1 $9 to$10. Extracting free, by a painless method, where plates are made. First-class lf-4.6t

operators and polite attendants Gold and Continuous Gum Sets of-Teeth made ARE OFFERING,CITRUS NURSERYTrees }.'

and repaired. ." Seminole Nursery at }bottom prices. Choice stock,
Best varieties true to and square
name h
Offers Fine Budded
Grape Fruit and Orange
treatment. Write for prices stating_
Trees of choicest varieties, and
lowest cash wants. We
"ITI7ANTEP-TRU8TWOBTHY AND ACT- MAN thoroughly understanding growing prices. .V.: B. Webster, Fort Meade, FIGS ,Braidentown can please,Fla. you.:Established in Nurseries 1882. -
YY lye gentlemen or ladles to travel for responsible curing tobacco desires position; will I ,
established house In Florida. Instruct any number of farmers combined;
Monthly $65 00 and expenses.Position steady. good worker. MATTHEW WATSON, Hasting I Need
Reference; Enclose self-addressed Btamned Florida 11-27-3. FOR SALE.Vigorous, White Plume Cel Money,
envelope. Dominion Company, Dept. R. Chicago ery Plants, one Dollar pet Thousand Therefore I will sell m; large stock of Orange
: 13-4-4 Moist Sub-irrigated Muck Celery land for rent and Pomelo trees at very low prices. All the best
-' Trifoliate for Hedges. Bear Head Farm Pine Castle Orange Co. atd popular varieties of Orange and Pomelo
: 6crve an Apprenticeship on a Farm. Eighty thousand Trifoliata plants for 12-4-3 Florida.GALA trees from 3 to 6 feet high. Address for particulars -
Hedges or for stock for citrus varieties. W. K. Trimble, Braidentown Fla. tf
To attain the highest success in farming Grandest hedge Plant for the South. WEEK SPECIAL.
) both knowledge and experience are VILLA Florida.LIKE NURSERIES., Fruitland Park, FOR SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acres .
Lecessary. A young man born and tf. An Offer Which Will Be Taken Ad 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and

brought up in the city may attend an vantage Of by Scores Of Sufferers. tobacco growing. W.B. Ctorkson,Jacksonville, =

'' agricultural college and pursue the whole You Want Them. Fla. 8-x4tfHART'S 1 '.

course of scientific studies that give information Home of those three thousand,fine one year From present indications, not less than 500 LATE AND PARSON BROWN
on matters pertaining togrowing Riverside Navel) buds on six year old Bough afflicted persons will take advantage of Gala and Buds. Write for prices.eto. '"
Lemon Stocks. Will bloom next spring. Villa Week excursion rates and come to Jacksonville tf W.H.
andfeeding I 23 MANN, Mannville, Fla.
breeding rearing
Lake Nurseries Fruitland Park Fla. for the express purpose of consulting
; stock,. pass a creditable examination Dr. Vincent who has so clearly; demonstrated
in one of the studies and that he is master chronic diseases To all '
every yet
those who begin treatment during Gala Week THE NEW SOUTH CULTIVATOR la supe-
make a miserable attempt at practical PEDIGREE SMOOTH CAYENNE PINE- Dr. Vincent will give 20 per cent discount to all others. It can be adjusted to
farming., The best and most economical imported stocks, of years from his usual fee,and this rate will preniluntil i cultivate any crop from a strawberry patch to
w to acquire the needed education careful selection.; Every sucker taken from the patient gets well. This Is the.fIrst an orange grove, without extra attachments.
way practical plants that have produced extra large fine Sold trial satisfaction
time that Dr. Vincent has ever deviated from on ; guaranteed. Price$5,
and experimental knowledge is to fruit. E.A. Peck,Orlando Fla., 1096mQTBAWBERBY his regular rate and it will probably be the freight paid. Send for circular.
e genre an apprenticeship with a good last, so it is good advice to you, to advise you T. K. GODBEY, Waldo., Fla.Tir .
thorough farmer and 4 to take advantage of this special rate. No
practical carefully
: Lady Thompson, matter how
observe wherein he succeeds or errs. If O. Indian River, etc. Send for price list. benefit you,come many and soe what this have specialist failed to ASHINGTONlA SPECIES.Lower California

,he will make good use of his eyes, ears 'J.B. Beach&Co., Melbourne Fla.COB has to say about your chances for recovery. VY Most Beautiful, Rapid Growing, Hardiest =
and reasoning faculties he can gain experience If you cannot go to,see him, send for symp- Palm.Seed now ripening. Packet by mail 25
: CHOICE FRESH MILK COWS, write tomblank. cents Thousand f2.50.' E. H. HART Federal
in this way at a much less cost r to Thomas&Lewis, Bainbridge. Ga. .1- Point, Florida. 10--6
k ,- than in any other, even though he works 1 &-3. SPECIALTIES.

fi for his board.-Farm and Home. i ii, CATARRH AND FOR SALE. -Pure-bred Berskshlre Pigs. ;
*-.-. Joseph H. Keen. Eugene B. Redfield. CHRONIC DISEASES $5-00 f. o. .b. cars. For further Information -
of the Eye, address H. T. STHOUT, Fruitland.
'When the time of year arrives for certain Ear,Nose Throat, Park, Lake Co., Fla. 10-30-3
; work; the only safe thing to do is to F. B. REDFIELD & CO.. LungslIeartStom-

: that work if it be ach.Liver, Bowels,
"push possible, excepting (Formerly of Redfield Son. Established i87i.) Kidneys, Dladderl WANTED from:2000>to:3000 extra fine grape
of course, the, matter sowing seeds, Nerves, Skin and and pineapple buds. State :
which may have to waif for the moisture WftOl1BSAl1B FUIT Blood,Chronic age and kind of stock, age and size of bud.
-, Ulcers (Old Sore Nothin but very best stock wanted Two
flfiD PRODUCE Leg), Cancer, Rn p- year old buds preferred. State lowest price
'h Manure is never stronger:han when ture Stricture,Var- Address Lock box 4, Leesburg Fla. 10-506

: first made,and spreading direct from the C01YI1YIISSIO"lYIE and icocele Plies, Hydrocele,

stable insures from the,usual losses that teed cared withouusing guars HALF-PRICE for Dudwood,Satsumas,Cen

attend the storing of manure for.mpnthg, aHgnrS. \ I the kn1fe.Rheumatism .- mail 50 cent per lOO-Dy"
,$4.00 per 1,000 by express. H.'Friedlan-:
either in covered sheds or open.pit of both A Diseases der,Interlaehen,Fla. 10303xnFR ( (
sexes are riven
4.. 'No.405 New Market St., Ph11a. ,Pa.SPECIATIEB No charge for consu tation.special Fees attention always
Trifoliate For Hedges. '
; reasonable. Special rates for mail treatment QUICK RETURNS AND PHENOME-
Eighty Thousand Trifoliata plants for DR. W. T. S. VINCENT Specialist. profits,plant Satsuma Tanger :
ine and King oranges on rough lemon stock,,
't.y. Hedges>or for itocks for Citrus Varieties. Southern.Berries ; Mohaw Block. .Corner Bay & Market Streets, I also have Parson Brown, Pineapple WashIngton
Grandest Plant for the South. Jacksonville
Hedge Florida. Navel Marsh Seedless Grapefruit,
VILLA.LAKE NUBSEBXES, Hours:9to12A.M; 3to4&7to8P.M.-8 .- Villa Franca Lemon andone: yearold sour oranges : .

Fruitland_Park,.Flay *;: tf. -_ Fruits and Yeget bl s. daya-3ro to 5 P.M. Only. George and E."'Snoy!Trifoliata Eastiake. plants.,Fla.write,for IQ-HJm priced

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'+ Tallahassee. ...........00... H...1..UU..U.H1 ......__.u.. .........Wednesday December 1 ._ov.;
h. Chattahoochee* ...... ........-:...........:.......... .. -... ..........Thursday, December pfo
Kansas City.... ............................................................. Friday, December 1 1c 3 _
_, Nacoochee........ ....................... ....'..............................Saturday, December ( -
City of Augusta.................... .............. .......................... Monday, December /6 ;
City of Birmingham:......>...................:.;.. .. ... ..............Tuesday December S Sr 7
Gate City.... ...,.:.........>.......... ..................................Wednesday, December 1 8 r -
City of Macon.. .. ......................................................Thursday, December I) -.'
Tallahassee.......!......... .. ;'...: ........ .!.........'.. ........... Friday December ]10( '
KanMSCitp.....................'.............................:... ...........Saturday, December 1Nacoocbee 11 :."f..
1 ............ ..........:........... ............-;'... ... !" .... .... Monday, December )3 "
City of Augusta...............:::.:.....:; ...... .............,..*.... ...Tuesday December !14 i
City! Birmingham... ........;............:.... .... ............ .....Wednesday, December 15
Chattahoochee.................... _.... ....'.... .....v...:...... .,.....Thursday, December l, .' 1
;' Gate City ............ .,....... ..;.......................... ..............Friday December 17'
& Tallahassee.4.................................:.........-....:................ ..Saturday. December 18! SAFETY! COMFORT! QUICK TIME! LOW RATES! .
Kansas ................. ... .*.,...... .....;..t.......... Monday December(
1- Nacoochee................;..................................... ............Tuesday, December 21
City of Augusta..................,........................,.. ............Wednesday, December s.;
*'* City of Macon: ... .........h. .........................."...................Thursday, December 23 FlnetQCulslao'and 8tnt e. No Transfers Between Jacksonville, and Few :Tor*. .
City of Birmingham............................ ..... .. .......... .........F'iday, December 29! of. .
,, -: Gate City......_ ......n..i...............................s......*.*.. .8aturdayDecember2 The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome-New Steel Steamers: i
.Tallahassee................................0..................................Monday December
Kansas City.................................................................Tuesday, December 28
Nacoochee............:.!......... .............................-.........Wednesday, December 2rt "Conncle" (new) "llgoapa" Iroquois Cherokee Sem hole''
.City of .... ...............af.. ..............Thursday, December 3tl .
\ City of Augusta..... ..,.............'.........;................ .............Friday, December' 31 ,

Central (DO. Meridian) Time-as'below. --t<
City of Augusta. ........... .......,........;....-........... Wednesday, December 1, 1100 pm Steamers are appointed to sail according tothe tide. ?
,',-p City of Birmingham........'.. .............. ................;...Friday, December 2, 400 pm d
Gate City.................-.... .................. ....I..........Saturday, December 4, 4 00 pm From JACKSOIYILLE FLA., (calling at Charleston),........ .___....SundayS,Tneadaya andTh 1"i
*' Tallahassee....... ..........................................,.....Monday December 6, 600 I pm
j Kansas City.,..... ..............oo.............................Tuesday, December 7, 600 pm from CHARLESTON, s. C.. .............................. ......... Mondays Wednesdays and FridaJ' -j
Nacoochee........... ................ ..............1.........Wednesday! December 8, 600 pm
City of Augusta....!......:..........*...,............ ......... Friday December 10, 600 pm For. hours of sailing see "Clyde 1.ine" Schedule or Jacksonville and Charleston daily paper .'
'. + "'City of Birmingham............-.-...............'..............Saturday, December.11, 4 00.pn '
Gate City...................... ............*....,..............Monday, December, 700 pmf. SOUTH BOUND. 1
Tallahassee....... ...,..........:............ .........!.......Tuesday, December 14, .8 00 pm: }..
Kansas City........oo.;......................................Wednesday December 15, 9 00 pm Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29 nut River, New York at 3 p.m., u followii ;
Nacoochee... ........;................. ............., ..........Friday, December 17, 1000 pm
City of Augusta...... ..............:.......................Saturday, December 18, 11 30 pm PorCHARLESTOI S. c.,"...:."":'_''''''............._..........Itondays, Wednesdays and Friday ,
Birmingham..Monday, December 20, 4 00 pm
:.-, %* City Gate,of C1ty...... ........ ......................:...................Tuesday, December 21, 4 JO pm Per JACKSOMYILIE FLA., (calling at Charleston) .................Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays .
?, Tallahassee... ................*.....-....*<........... .......Wednesday, December, SOOpn
Kansas City.... .......T.... .... ...-......, .... ........ ,.....:,... Friday December 500 pm
t.r Nacoochee.... ... ........ ............................... ..Saturday December, I 600 pm New and Southern Lines
'City of Augusta...,.......... ..... ............ ,......... .... Monday December, 800 pm Clyde England .
City of Birmingham ..........:.....'................. .........Tuesday, December 28, 12 00 m
t Gate City...,.'...., .... ........................ ..... .........Wednesday, December 29, I 900} pmTallahasSee. .. .
-t ....-.................. ...........................Friday, December 31, 2 00 pm .Freight Only.

'' Lewis' "'barf. 12:00 noon. Calllag at Charleston S. C.,both ways.

Cbaatthoochee, (Via New York._....... ..................... ...Wednesday, December 1 "
City of Macon,' (Via New York).............?: ....,.. ......... ......Wednesday, December 8 Steamers "DELAWARE" and "GEORGE W. CLYDE, .
Chattahoochee (Via New York)..... .... ..,. .... ...............Wednesday, December,
City of Macon ((Via New York).....:!...... ......... ...._....t.Vednesday., December 22 ,..- Are appointed to sail as follows:
Chattahoochee (Via New York)...... .....................:.. ... .....Wednesday, December < I f
TO BOSTON DIRECT. from foot of Hogan Street, Jacksonville, From ewls'Wharf, Boston,
Central ((90th Meridian) Time As Below. -

"' City of Macon........ ..................;: ..... .... .,.....Wednesday, December: 1, 12 00 m '
Chattahoochee.Wednesday, December 8, 4 00 pm 1IVEt
w City of MaconM.... ................................"..........Wednesday December 15, 10 30 am ST. JOfiflS LlflE .
'Chattahoochee.to....... ....,.......*.......,..;.....:.....Wednesday December 22, 400 pm
City of Macon............ .............!............... ...._Wednesday December 29 1100 am DE BARY. LINE.... --.

Connecting at Savannah with Plant System Georgia and Alabama Railway Florida Jacksonville, Palatka, Sanford, Enterprise, Fla., and Intermediate:}
Railroad, Central of Georgia Railway. .
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Landings on the St. Johns Fiver .:

Through, Bills of Lading Tickets and Baggage Checked Between all Eastern and The Elegant Iron Slde-Whee16teamer
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,- W.G.BREWER, Ticket and Pass. Agent, Ocean S.S. Co..39 Bull St Savannah Ga.
__ ,E. W. SMITH Contr. Freight Agent Ocean S.S. Co., 13 E. Day St. Savannah, Ga, Is appointed to sail as follows: -
: R. O. TREZEV ANT. Agent Ocean 8.8. Co., Savannah, Ga. Leave Jacksonville........;a......... ............Sundays,Tuesday and Thursdays t to p a ; .
,, WALTER HAWKINS,'la. Pass. Agent Ocean 8.8 Co.,224 W. Bay St Jacksonville. F1 Returning,leaves Sanford.................. .......Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays at) 00". .
i W.FARRELL.. SoL Agent Ocean 85. Co.,224 W. Bay St. Jacksonville Fla.
L. E. BARKER. Trav. Frt.Agent OceanS.S. Co., 224 w. Bay Stt Jacksonville Fla. NORTH BOUID W
W. H. R11ETT\ Gen'I.Agent Cent of Ga. Ry.,317 Broadway, N. Y. SCHEDULE. :
E. K.BRYAN Jr., Gen'l. Eastern Agent Ocean 8.8. Co.,217 Brodway, N. Y. Read Down. Up.Leave
W. E. ARNOLD, enl..Trav, Vass.Agent Ocean 8.8. Co..317 Broadway,New York

R. 8.lI'UENCHt.. Pass.Agent Ocean 8.8. Co., Broadway, New York.E. 330 p.m. ......................Jack.on.Ule...........i..w.... Arrive 200 a...
4 R. GOODWIN,Sol. Frt. Agent Ocean S.S.Co.,317 Broadway New York. 845" ........... ................Palatka........................... laTe 100p.lD.
M. C. HAMMOND Agent Ocean 8$.'Co., New Pier35 N. R.. New York. f" 3 QO a.m. ............................Astor ............................ ,14 230"
C,C.WALTON Ticket Agent Ocean 8,8. Co. 37 Broadway New York. /l 430 It ......................;.,.St. Francis .....................u. a: 100"
B. R,PRICE, Tr v.FrtAgent Cent of Ga. RyM 317 Broadway,New York. "" .j.................. .... Beresfo rd...... .................... II 30 a.m.
-;-. W. H. LaBOYTEAUX, Trav. Frt. Agent Cent. of Ga. Ity.,311 Broadway New York. .. 600.a ......................;...Blue Spring. w..fl.__ 'IIOG"
J. D.HASHAGEN, Eastern Frt.Agent Plant System 261 Broadway New..York Arrive 830 u .... ............ ........ .... Sanfatd......................... a. 900"
J.J.FARNSWORXH East.Pass.Agent Plant System.S81 Broadway. New York.. .. 9lS ;......................... Enterprise......... ................ 930 If .
:- f J.L. ADAMS. Gen'I.'-East Agent F. C. & P.R. R.,3.'S3Broady.N'ew York.J.
r .A.McDUFFIE Eastern Agent G.&A. By.,379 Broadway,New York. General Passenger and Ticket Office 204 West_Bay St., JaokBoarille. .
k A, DeW. SAMPSON Gen'I.Agent C. of G.By., 306 Washington St. Boston. .
J. A. FLANDERS New England Agent Plant System> ,fro Washington St Boston. '
RICHARDSON Ocean 8,8. Co. 20>Atlantic Ave. Boston. Vf. H. HENDERSON, G. E. P. A.,5 Bowling Green New York. -
ACARROLLH.SMITHAgentctpfG.Ry.,33SouthThird8t-, Pa. M. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bow lot Green New York. ?.a .
DANIEL LAMMOT,Agent F. C. &P. B. R.40 South Third St.. Philadelphia, Pa.. F. H. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent,204 West Bay St., ckg Sl1'fUa' ,''Tk. .
JNO. B. GROFF,T. P. A. Plant System, 100 South 10th St., Philadelphia JOHN L. HOWARD, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street Jacksonville *. -...". .
,:J,C. HAILE, General Pasenger Agent Savannah, Ga.. THEO. G. BOER, Traffic Manager,5 Bowling Green New York. _
.4 '. Jfll J L:E6AN, Yice-Ptes't, E. E 'TO) NJ Traffic &liagcr: ., WM. P. ,CLYDE &' CO., Genl Agents, <-..,.' ,

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: ; .. The...Panther's Choice knew by the:sound of their breathing, our coffee pot with ice-cold water at pieces of his blanket and blood on the

.' On this night we had made; .our and:when I lifted my head a bit I saw the spriniI don't like to break in leaves; at twenty rods the rest of his .'a.

ro ,'M' : camp-Jo and I-on .the west side of that Joe was wrapped in ..his blanket. on his sleep, but he can make up for'it blanket torn and bloody. Througha
"' the Salmon'? River mountains, and"on Step!.Step! Step! tomorrow when left in charge of the 1
the.banks of r creek falling into the Ah! I.have it now. It is the wolf camp. thicket and on the far side of a log

I :west fork of the Salmon River. Joe whose bark heard five minutes ago. "Joe! Joe!!" I come upon his dead body, or the

: 4 was 'a' half breed boy about eighteen The dull glow of our camp fire has He sleeps as lightly as a fox, and,* ghastly remains of it. '

'years,-an honest, trusty fellow, ,and! caught his eye, and\ he,is prowling a- Indianlike, is awake every two hoursto While I was lying awake a panther

a reliable guide, and just then we had bout to investigate. .He= is gaunt and see. that the fire is all right. I have, crept up, sprang upon the sleepingboy
.. nothing,to fear from the Indians. shambling, and at this swan of the called twice and failed to arouse him. and carried him away. I heard
I had been feverish all day, and year his fur is stained and ragged. :He :The l ,night is a bit chilly and he may only the faint noises I have men

;' when I turned in, with my feet to the sulks and dodges, advances 'and retreats have wrapped his head in the blanket tioned, none of them giving the

-4 fire and the stars above me, at about and now and then his lip drops I will sit up and see. slightest cause for alarm,none of them
o'clock I little bit down reveal his There is But where is ? There is the
eight was a flighty to fangs. no Joe loud enough to arouse a sleeping war
The last I remembered was 'hearing I fear of him. Even if there were a spot where he made his bed, but he is rior. The boy had made no cry, no

Joe collecting fuel for the night His I dozen they would not attack. If.I not there., .J can see clear around the struggle. Softly as he had alightedthe
bed,had been prepared about six. feet were to'sit upright this fellow would fire, -but JoVs form is not in sight. great cat had struck,him dead

c. from mine, and he had told me_ that a drop his tail l,and make a bolt for it, He is not after fuel-he is not at the with one blow of his paw. .
:i; whisper would wake him if 1 needed ;and not stop running for a mile. spring'"Joe Two of us lay there motionless and

him during the night. .' Did I feel the earth jar beside me? Joe! ,foe." helpless. The panther had. his

awaked.about midnight with the No!' If there,was any movement at all I am on my feet as.I call. No choice. Who can guess what deter
fever gone and all my senses peculiarly it was caused by one of the'horses rais- answer. He would have heard me if mined it Chicago Times.*

alert. It seemed as if I could hear ing his head.to catch the scene of the half a mile away, but there is no re ';
better than ever in my life before. wolf. The movement of a horse lying sponse. I go to the spring and drink
W. 0. Fuller of Colton who has
Just above us was a riffle in the creek, dO\Yl1-or getting up can be detected by my fill, and return'and heap fuel on made .careful investigation, that '
and I heard the.waters babbling and a,man in his blanket a hundred feet the fire and lie down again Joe is a says
= caught a splash now and then: ,as ,the away.. \ queer sort of aboy.: *He may have the Navel orange has proven to be a -<
failure in Arizona well in FlorIda
fish ranjup! and'down. heard a noise Was that noise made by 'something gone.down to the. Salmon to set a as as
and has far
i in the forest;and knew thata dead being dragged along the earth ? 'Of couple of traps, or hemay: have seen so proven! a success
only in1 California and the latter
x r.. limb,had fallen.: &.w barked, and course not A horse when sound Indians pass and followed them. as to
State it 'is still ah
: !'a. .I.figured it out, that he was half a mile asleep will often move one of His feet There is no cause to worry.It the trees would open last question withouttheir how.
.away. There'was a ..rustlingamong: with'a scraping motion. A bear'may is sunshine as* I open my eyes fruit ';-

t the leaves, and I_said_to myself. that a beprowling about, and his skuff! again. 1 sit up and look around. deteriorating.' 1
; mole l running aboutStep skuff!'skuff_ would account for the Joe is .not. here. -I.stand. up and t m t '
Step!-Step!. peculiar sound. shout "Co*"e-s !I" but,there is no re For an easy and sure way jfco hea

> If my head had'not been in .contactwiththe ,"Joel. Joel" ply. I look: down upon the spot or wounds cattle caused, keep brbarbed them covered.iv re with on hone airslacked
earthl.could-not have made The. has left throat where he mad .his bed and there is -
... ) : fever rny as dryas < a : lime by sprinkling ,or throwin
out the sound It.was\t"andlighL ,trader, aid:I':suddenly thirst. jit trail: as of some.burden being.dragged. :on. ,As the blood oozes through ;8r>';'.f"kl

: Thehorseswere. lying' ,down, as, I won't take Joe over. : a minute to fill I'follow' it and ten rods away I. 'find :pn more. Aim to keep it dry. '
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