Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00158
 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 11, 1897
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00158
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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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: One party writes as follows of our 1897 catalogue: "Will you please. send me a copy of ,.
your valuable Nursery Catalogue. I had a copy but have loaned It. I find so many interestIng '*4
\: things In It that I do not wish to be without a copy.n' tOur 800 Guaranteed Varieties. Fruits and Orna- I: :--4
x new 1898 Catalogue will contain all the good features of the 1897 catalogue besides mentals. No insects. No connection- J .
.. r many new ones. Fully Illustrated with many new Photographic views. We offer a full line : with any other nursery. .', ft.l' li
- of Fruit and Ornamental Trees and Shrubs adapted to Southern Planting. i \ ".- a- L. TABER <.:-";' '
.L\ :- NO AGENTS Glen St. Mary., Fia.c.t. c, .
Buy Trees from Nllrsorymellw ogre Fruit- Growers '" ,> ..- ,*-/ ..:."". ':-% '..- ;

Everything for the South. Peat,Peach,Plum and Persimmon, Citrus Fruits, Grapes
z Nuts,Ornamentals,Roses,etc. 350 varieties. .. -- ::. '" ;..
300 No better Stock to select from. None so '- -;'
A million and a half trees,over acres.
,large., Catalogue free. Address + :: .,
';:: POMONA NURSERIES, D ., ,,'.''-.".. .
The Griffllng Bro..Co.,Inc., Successors to W.D. Grlffing, Macelenny,Fla. ..
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MARSH POMELO! (Seedless), JOPPA LATE ORANGE (Seedless). TAHITI LIMB (Seedless)

Beans, Refuge Valentine and Best of All, $2 75 per bushel. Golden Wax,Black Wax,and Ward-- SATSUMA ORANGe (Seedless), EUREKA LCflON, (Seedless}. ....
-} wells, Kidney Wax $3 25 per bushel. Lettuce California Cream $i SO per pound.! Sees +
r' f 2 oo to $3 oo per pound. A full line of fresh and reliable Seeds as low as first-days C. TUT. TKRSH. PROPRieTOR.
.. 'can be Florida and Georgia Rye and Rust Proof Oats. For prices and varieties
:: write for Catalogue to ORANGE, LEMON, LIME AND POMELO TREES. .

Li." GAMW RON, Se'e4S :n.an, Send for Descriptive Catalogue.' LAKELAND. FLA.

<;' 125: E. Bay Street, JACKSONVILLE, FLA. ,. '<-_ :

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Offers to the public this season the finest Citrus Nursery Trees grown In an experienceof -
thirteen' consecutive years. The stock is large and Includes the following widely KUMQUAT

; ;' known and thoroughly approved varieties, viz: Satsuma, Mandarin, Parson Brown, POMELO, ETC. ETC. T
Boone's Early and Centennial. Jaffa,Majorca,Ruby Blood,Stark's or Enterprise Seedless -
: ,Pineapple, Homosassa,and Tangerine. Tardlff and King Duncan and Harsh Seed- Budding i Wood For Sale._ -
less Grapefruit. Seedless Villa Franca,Lemon (matchless). Oblong Kumquat(superiorto
the round). Budwood at all times. Prices reasonable. Prompt-attention to cor- Dormant ..Budding on Trifoliata Stocks to order.A .
r respondents Address all communications and make all remittances payable toMilwaukee'
full line of Fruit Trees, Field Grown Roses, Camellia Japonicas Eier-

4 Florida Orange Co., > greens, etc.NEW .



Satsuma, Mandarin, Tangerine and King Oranges and Seedless Pomelo, all on

Celestial Figs,Mulberries Peaches Pears, Plums,Roses Grape., Persimmons and .
; 4 Ornamentals. Everything clean and healthy and prices to suit the hard All the choicest varieties of citrus fruit on sour or wild lemon

times. Send for Catalogue. roots, grown oh high, loose, scrub hickory and spruce ridge land..

KRCKDIK NURSERIES, Also strawberry plants of newest varieties, and a full line of tropicaland

G. H.. GIRAKDEAU, Prop., Monticello,FI".. semitropical fruit and'ornamental trees and flowering plants. .i

< Catalogue on application.

S JOHN B. BEACH, Indian River .Nurseries, 5

NOW IS THE TIME. (Established 1886.)

To send In your orders for FALL and SPRING delivery of FRUIT TREES and ROSES WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. F
ETC. We are prepared to receive orders for 50 000 Citrus and other fruit trees. We can
furnish all the standard varieties of Orange and Pomelos, budded on the Sour, Sweet and
-f; Trifoliata stock. Our trees this season are first-class and the best we have ever grown Fifteenth year of SueQpr" -
before. Write us for prices. Special prices on large orders. cessful FAIR DEALING
Choicest Citrus Stock.
. FRUITSVEGETABLEE Tropical and Semi-Trop
} Budwood From Bearing Trees., ical Fruits, Valuable _
We receive and tall,in car loads or smaller lots, Economic plants and ,
Y We will furnish Budwood for dormant budding of all the leading varieties of Orange and. all Product of the GARDEN,ORCHARD DAISY 1 J ornamental trees and planta.trees Magnificent
Pomelo,prepaid to any part of the State. Price:40 cents per 100 or$3.50 per. 1000. ,ENNUY and TAEM. Market Report, 1 vines shrubs etc. etc.
For full particulars address, INTERLACHEN NURSERIES, Reference,eta,.free upon application. Address _., J I Palms a specialty. Sends
4 Mo. ell liberty Street. PIT SBUROH,Penn'a. 0.. dpi' for large illustrated cat
3 > HASTINGS& WYLIE, Proprietors. SOMERS; BROTHER & Co. alogue.EEASOIEB .
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The Celebrated .mYANHOE and FAIR OAKS PINERIES are known -
throughout the UNITED STATES as producing the FINEST FRUIT EVER PUT -' -

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Purchase your plants from the PIONEER GROWER of Fancy Pines, and you ,

F get a GUARANTEE, your plants are absolutely TRUE TO NAME.

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--, : .. 1113B: T7XiL2CAlT. ,DBAiWDTQ ROOM) .OAKS, DINZNQ< OARS. 4- AND ACTive pushing out a top growth in the spring,
T T gentlemen or ladies to travel for responsible '
I !CHOBOTJQH7ABE: COACHES, VEST1BULED TBAZNS. established house- in Florida. many people, who have seen trees transPlanted -
Monthly$65.00 and expenses. Position steady when these forces are so active ,
Reference. Enclose self addressed stamped have come to the erroneous conclusionthat
i envelope.Chive The Dominion Company,Deot. R the time at which to transplant is at,
or after, the time which these forces
4 r Transplanting Trees.In have become apparent, as indicated by
transplanting trees there are a few the swelling buds; but, if the tree is:
fundamental principles, that, to secure transplanted at this time or after new
the best success, should be recognized.One top growth has started, the tree has, ina
M( Washington and Southwestern Limited, I of these principles is that trees obtain sense, to draw upon its own reserve .

i., ,And the United States Past'Mall. their food through very small root- forces-the food supply stored up in its
in order to on and
y lets that are thrown out annually from own system carry
the roots and when these small rootletsare complet this growth. If the tree, when
'IlL! 11 EOUS3 JAQZSOmLLE TO WASHINGTON, -destroyed-as a large part of them transplanted, is in a lusty vigorous con
necessarily are when the trees dition it will often do this and sustain :J
are dug-the tree is without any medium itself, and develop more or less growth, fJ
through which to obtain sustenance but it is much the same as allowing '.j
ilMTbs" 1 elsdT MMlsa.poeedotLt st bavrwrtft Pullman Sleeping Clare aad Hotel Dim from the earth until new rootlets have a fat animal to draw upon its own supplyof
taf Cart tfcroBfh without change to WaaUaitoa,Bftlttacra again formed. The time in which a tree fat for sustenance for a certain lengthof
Kr s! ftl1ad.J phifti N..Tork sad the.... will supply itself with a new growth of time instead of furnishing it food. '., -
9 these feeding rootlets varies considerably For, as above stated, natural healthy vig-
according to the species to which the orous growth can be carried on in a tree.
tree belongs, and also as to time of year, only when its feeding.rootlets have been
: JACKSONVILLE AND NASHVILLE weather, and environment of the newly formed and are at work in the soil The
a planted tree. analogy between animal and plant life is ,I
TkitVfh Stoplng" Car* Dally Jacksonville to In the extreme South, the growth of very strong, but because either a healthy "( V .1
these feeding rootlets is almost continuous fat animal, or a vigorous lusty plant hasa
A Cincinnati, via AshovUIe Through the and although the tops of the trees reserve force to draw upon in case of '
I "LAND OP are at some seasons practically dormantfor hardship or lack of food, it does not fol'I
f, weeks, and in some species for low that the best way to treat the plant ;t
months, yet a close examination of the or the animal is to force them to draw J
;' .1t......w..tt. se tor'N' _14111Ieeptq! tar these forces.
raenstia3s eta. s; M unduly upon reserve ,
I roots will show incipient active growth
(w.a...,au IenuU Bw."A1'..u ooaaeotta.aL ;;
In the extreme South the late fall
,. of the feeding rootlets for some time pre- or -.
vious to the of sign ofgrowth early winter is by all odds the best time
j. IPKI o J'1OIUa' P-. Agt,SIS Watt Bay Street, JacktonytllFla in the tops.appearance any to transplant By November or Decem

MCOITLP. w. A. TURK 8. H. HKRDWIO Now it naturally follows that if the ber nearly all kinds of trees have become ...
QSaUi& h.PM .\rt.,, JUst Om.PM irt., food connection between the tree and the well hardened up and their longest season .
-&GII.Uta. W&Jt.1atoA.u.0. Atl rill;.. earth is cut off, or inoperative, there can of dormancy is before them. If transplanted -
frfty31I89r. .. be but little growth until these connec- at this time and the tops well
tions are reestablished, and that to rees- cut back to counterbalance the necessary
tablish them with the least shock to the cutting that the roots have received, the
Harness tree,and in the most natural manner, the danger of loss is reduced to a minimum
Buggies,Phaetoils,Surreys,Traps, tree should be transplanted quite a while and, by the time that growth shouldcommence
GuManieedtwoyearsrWritc from factory at Wholesale tor Illustrated Prleea.CtUlogueshowlnglateat SO per cent aared previous to its natural time for starting in the spring, the trees have
styles.Prlcesln plain gures.Testimonials(rum everyitata. Highest/ top growth.On become well established in their new
} awards World's V&lrand Atlanta Ezpo.@IUon.tood&y The for largest freeC&t&lo and finest e. \ account of the fact that nature's positions, and the feeding rootlets have

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Orchard. gathered and kept in an ordinary hundred trees protected in. this wayI as possible by the boat, as if utterly
packing house for six weeks without have never lost a sprout by breaking oblivious to the fact that the "other
scarcely any loss from decay.I where the wire was inserted. I use fellows" are doing the same thing. A.
: 'Y The Pine Apple Orange. have heard the statement made both methods, wiring across and en- "F \
this led bar-
,Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. that the pineapple orange would not circling, depending entirely on the few ago to 4,000 .
I was considerably amused with the develop all its qualities away from tree itself. rels being shut"out from the steamer, i

description of the pineapple orange Orange Lake. I cannot believe this, Complaints of the ravages of the which went out, overloaded even as it .1 .

which you copy from the Grocery but the difficulty is in not getting the scale seem to be very general. At was. ,Last week nearly 40,000 barrels

World.. Yet I think I can see more genuine buds to start with. There present it is the most serious enemy I were shipped "to catch the thanksgiving
yin the object of the article than you has never been enough attention paidto have to contend with, and the loss by market." The thanksgiving
did at first sight.It keeping the variety distinct. Some dropping from trees' infestedis
looks to me simply like a con of our best growers, however, claim oranges large. The not be very hilarious, at this end of ,
dependence on
quite '
it soil that them the the line I imagine for a slump is almost
spiracy of the pine apple, men to that is the gives the lady-bugs: to keep the scale in ,
_' bolster up the reputation of their fruitat dark red color, or perhaps they have check .has in opinion, been sure to occur. What is needed
here is a combination similar to the
the expense of some one else. But been gathered before fully matured.I greatly overrated. If anyone should "
d this won't work a little. No effort of think.these differences in opinionwill the of keroseneas Florida Fruit Exchange combination }
u theirs to mix the blood of a common be settled before long, as theyare want recommdnded to try spray pure and that it is impossible to bring ,"j
by some one "
fruit like'the pineapple with this incomparable being budded very extensively.inthese copied in'the last Fruit Grower, re=; about, I fear. )
globe of richness, the pine parts. ceived November 27th I would ad- Some day the necessities of the case .
apple orange, will help them out the JNO. S. WYCKOFF. vise him.to try one tree and wait to may bring about a change, but at
least. No fruit which sells for only Citra Fla. present it is "each man for himself,
note the effect. If it does not kill the .1
devil take the hindmost
and the
$ apiece need to steal ,
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tree agreeably surprised.The
the well deserved reputation which Notes On The Orange. kerosene emulsion I dropped though it has resulted the last few
Editor Fartner and Fruit-Grower. in Lucifer getting' much
the pineapple has establishedfor years' pretty
orange in
The recent interchange of opinion years ago as most unsatisfactory the whole crowd. .
itself as the .queen of all fruits. The rosin .;:
'' regarding the relative value of .the every way. compoundvide With handling the crop
They might fool part of the people proper
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of the time with that mixture of lemon as a stock for sweet orange, should be a source of profit to all concerned
part satisfaction and I will it .
but would while of but little if.any benefit to the test more as the fruit from most sectionsof
pineapple juice they never
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thoroughly when get fnn\off
experienced nevertheless the island is fully equal in qualityto
fool the part that live around Citra grower affected. I do think the
the truth of oft-expressed trees not the old Florida seedlings that made
that know the genuine pineapple proves my The
that rule can be formula quite strong enough. the reputation of the Florida
opinion, no general orangein
when they either taste see
orange truth is all of the scientists
us, including -
feel or smell it. Either one of these laid down for orange culture in all its have much learn the the markets of the world. When

will do to judge it by, and to one who details. What proves a successful I life and to regarding of this most the many groves of budded trees' that ...
[ history treatment :j'j
knows a good thing it will settle the mode of culture and of propagation in abominable have been and are being planted come
w mattel at once. one locality and on one kind of soil pest. into bearing, Florida may well look to

the first, pineapple orange grewon may prove a dismal failure in other The orange market has opened up her laurels, for it will bother the most .1
'a seedling tree in.a. small grove localities and on different soils. Years most satisfactorily and we think good skillful to tell the ,difference, unless it 1 1'i
around the house of Dr.J. B. Owens, ago I heard men for whose opinionI prices, especially for the holiday: trade be in favor of the Jamaica fruit If .j
who then lived about five miles from had the highest respect, say the will be the.rule. The poor quality of this be treason, it is an honest opin-
this place. The grove was on pine lemon stock with them was entirely the fruit sent forward so far has ion. A good many lemons are being

land, and I presume it was from this i satisfactory As for myself I could brought all,.even more, than it is planted, with every prospect of sue=
fact that his family called it the never endorse that assertion. Nearly, worth. If our best fruit later on,, t

: pineapple orange, for, to my notion, :. if not quite, a quarter of a century when fully ripe and at its best, sells cess.A contract has been given the ,4Q
the pineapple orange is as far aheadof ago, I read an item in a paper to the proportionally well, we shall expecttoread Cramps Philadelphia, for four fast
the pineapple fruit as the blood effect that in California the orange $7.00 per box later on, and even vessels for the Jamaica trade that are
and some other oranges are ahead of growers were using lemon seedlingsfor at that price we shall be selling, as to surpass anything ever built for the
:the objects from which they are stock with marked success. As I the :merchants express... it,'. "below purpose, in every particular. These a
named. happened to have a few lemons I cost." will put us within four days of New

When the late Hon. P. P. Bishopwas .planted the seed carefully, and in.the In lieu of the lemon stoc)'. I York. .
budding his sour grove here he course of time budded the seedlingswith should like to invite a practical inter- Shipments of fruit have been irregular t
bought the tops from six trees of Dr. our best Indian river fruit. A change of opinion regarding the .best of late, caused by the fever scare,
Owens, including the pineapple tree. single row of these budded trees was methods to start dormant buds. Every which is happily abating. No one is
set in and when sick now-a.days with anything but yellow
These buds were scattered throughout my young grove grower's experience has been, no
t commenced to bear I found fever it is all the fad. There
they they are
his extensive grove, while some were doubt, that many buds refuse to startat ,
put in nursery trees and sold. The the fruit very insipid and inferior. a reasonable time,-thus making the those who say it is all intermittent and .
pineapple orange has some traits Thinking this might be due to the trees in a nursery uneven. Many typhoid, and so it would seem to be,
of the trees I waited until they very for it has been for four
which are yery distinct'and makeit: age buds with perfect eyes often remain "raging" over
beyond a doubt a very valuable bore their third crop, and then madea dormant and finally grow over. Whatis months among 50,000 people in
orange. While it turns yellow as separate shipment.to my commission the best and most positive treat- Kingston, and there have not been
soon as the common orange,_ it does merchant with the request that he ment to start them? over fifty cases in that time. It certainly -
not fully develop.all its good quali should test the fruit and report That H. S. WILUXMS.Rockledge has not been epidemic, thoughthe
ties until.the middle of January,when, report was brief and to the point. He Fla. conditions in Kingston have been
by that time, it is fully ripe; It hasa wrote: "That fruit is fairly good for > \ extremely inviting and favorable. Our
dark red color, a beautiful color, lemon, but mighty poor for oranges." Jamaica Notes. Governor, Sir Henry A. Blake, closes
which will sell it every time in, prefer As this agreed with my own opinionI Editor Farmer and Frult-Q rowen his extended term of service with the
ence to a yellow skin. And then the lost no time in digging the trees up Our October rains are over-a fact year; it is said he goes to Hong Kong.
aroma-it would be a libel to compare and resetting with.buds on the same that causes universal rejoicing for the His successor, it is hoped, will be a

it to any other fruit which grows. orange, which has always been my "oldest inhabitant" declares they were man of more marked business ability,
But it is so distinct that a person accustomed first'and only choice for No. i trees. regular "old time seasons.' Old timeor and able to grapple with the many

to it can distinguish one box The best protection for the sproutson not, no one"wants to see them repeated problems needing solution. Our Flor
in a packing house among 500 boxes our old trees is of the greatest im very soon; fruit shippers espec- ida people are all busy, and doing very
t of common fruit. It is the best ship- portance to all whose trees were not ially. The rainfall varied from 20 well, none have had "the fever"-
per we have here and will keep until killed below the bud. As I have already inches for the month in Kingston, a haven't had time. The rains have ,

.- July, while its very smooth skin be- had my say on that point in the dry district, to 40 inches in various brought on gardens in -good shape,
gins to develop when only half grown. columns of The Fruit Grower, I will parts of, the island. Needless to say and as we have no ever present fear

r It,has a strong, thick core and a great only notice the very interesting letterof oranges shipped during such weather of frost before us as in Florida, we can
many seeds, (two which I cut, today { your Mims correspondent in the have brought more wealth to trans look forward to enjoying the fruits
had 25 seeds apiece.) This is the number for October 23rd. Speaking portation companies than to anyone thereof with no Jack Frost to molestor
reason of its! good shipping and keep Df'the boring process as weakeningthe else concerned.A make us afraid; a fact that we appreciate -
ing qualities.It sprout I will say that if roper favorable cable from New York is most highly. I will. tell

will not hold on to the tree long judgment is used and the wire is not sure to.leak put, and all packing houses about our garden some other time.., .

? when fully! ripe, but if one fears a too large there is no danger whatever areat, once in commotion, each ship. H G. BURNET.
freeze in January they can all be: from that source. Out of several per trying to get off as- many barrels Linstead, # Jamaica. -

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',The,Subject of Immigration. than thirty years, I am satisfied this of the State and invite their coopera- and with appliances whereby that
if, Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower.r will do good.Another tion
by in
inserting our
prospectus growing upon the deeper waters may
Since my last writing you-from 1,000 or more, as I can their columns, with such notice as be economically delivered upon lighters
which I have never; heard-I hive command the means, will go to Scotland they may see fit to make. This cour- or wagons for transportation; to
been too busy with my personal affairs Germany, .Norway, Sweden tesy, of all, will be promptly acknowledged be used for feed, for mulch,. for fertilizer
j to give any attention Jo the enclosed and Denmark. To this end I have on a receipt of a paper. and for making hotbeds. _
prospectus. written and enclosed a copy to the We can make this a State affair if we The channel, from Palatka south,

o- I have'now some leisure time which State Department and the Agricultural will-we can fill the waste places in except through the lakes, may have
I will devote to placing this thing on Department at Washington enquiring Florida if we will-we can catch up dykes on both sides, and the stamps
f its feet and if [can have the support whether there will be any impropriety with Iowa-that was made a State at maybe drained by pumping, as is npw
V of the press of Florida I am sure wcan in distributing them through our fore the same time-in wealth, populationand done with some of the most profitable
succeed. .It the press will only eign Consuls. representation, if we will. plantations in Louisiana.
give me a very small corner of the have also enclosed one to Gov- There is a reason why we have only The lakes should be treated in a
', space they devote to spitting fire at ernor Bloxham enquiring if we may not two congressmen whilst Iowa has manner similar to the lower river.

each other, we can use pencil ,and expect eome aid in some way from twelve, I believe. Lets fijd out. Today, speaking in a general way,
the State. Let's catch up.Ve are at the tail off the 4
printers ink so as to be of some prac hyacinth growing upon the shallow
tical use to Florida. All of this will bring an avalanch o the.game now, but if the press will just waters.of the St. John's River region -
So far I letters of enquiry and requests for literature say let's do it, we will catchup. probably affords the best natural
as am individually
con: and as we have no capital CHAS. W. CAMPBELL, SR. i pasturage in East Florida. It makes
cerned it would make of
difference, in my mode.no or manner manner of f hence the necessity of requiring the Gen'l :Manager and Sec. tender juicy, well flavored beef and
living if there was no Florida. It i is small sum of 50 cents: and postpaidself Ocala,Florida. pork, and increases the Mow of milk.It .
;adopted State however and I likeit addressed envelope.This is slightly laxative, and with the ad
my ,
a so' well hope to live and end will.be used in sending samplecopies N..B.-We wish Tl understood we dition of a small ration of cotton seed
where I and what time my of the Farmer and Fruit Grower,, are not a begging institution and don't meal would seem to be an almost ideal
days right am
Southern Ruralist Ocala and intend to be but will invite
I from Jack simply feed for the economical production of
can and
.. spare my: personal
family duties I to devote to sonville papers and such others as will every one who feels an interest in this beef, pork, and milk. i
propose give our three insertions. matter to forward the
her interests the most of prospectus necessary $5.00 Under favorable conditions and in
; In that think the will and become member. C.W.C.
which I conceive to be immigration of way we press be a suitable locations the hyacinth can
V actual settlers and that they-not to amply repaid by new subscribers. probably be loaded on wagons, witha
be deceived and disappointed All printed personal experience ande d The Hyacinth Question. horse-fork, as hay is unloaded in the
made acquainted with what is and observation by practical men and women Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: barn at the North, at a cost of ten
what is not here, what may, and what, in any part of the State, will be Most of those who have written cents per ton. With a steam outfit,
not be done here, what has to acceptable and be distributed. Per about the prolific growth in the recent something, perhaps, like those used
be may, understood as well as learned i in sons can have this done at small ex years of the water hyacinth in our for taking ice out of the northern wa -
regard to Florida's resources and possi pense at their local printing offices. southern streams have regarded it as ters and delivering it to ice houses,
bilities.As After a residence of fourteen yearsin an unmixed evil. Some of them, how- the work might be done at a cost of
Florida and practical experience ever, have been of the opinion that t two cents per ton.
stated in the ,prospectus, we and observation for that length of f there was some good .in it. I think The value of this material, for the
have no capital, but will have expenses time, I have at the request of the the good far outweighs the evil, andi purposes above set forth, I believe to
} to meet, as pencils, paper,, en Southern Ruralist commenced a seriesof i I believe in time to come the evil will 1 be about fifty cents per ton;-enough
velopes and stamps and time all cost articles in that paper, the first of f f be overcome, and the good largely de perhaps to pay for hauling] it mile on
money. All that has so far been contributed which will appear in the Decembernumber veloped. a good road.
has been by the "Ocala Star" also will continue my contributions Judging-the future by the past, I I think the general Government
generously printing 1,000 copies of to thejFarmer and Fruit Grow find it not difficult to imagine that i if should survey and mark the shortest
the prbspectus, and by myself, the er. This will not be done with the Florida develops in the meantime in a practicable lines for a new channel for
time in preparing it-and as I feel I view of selling land or other emoluments ratio corresponding to that in which the river, and the State should enact
would rather ,wear out than rust out but simply for what: they are she *has developed in the last fifty laws establishing the riparian owner
will contribute some more, until-as I worth, hoping they may be of benefitto t years, the close of the twentieth ship, and requiring the riparian owners
feel we can-we place the institution those desiring homes i in will find ,
permanent century St. John's River to mate and keep in repair fences on
upon a self supporting basis that will Florida. nearly straight from Jacksonville to each side of the channel, or forfeit
F justify establishing a central office permanently My most earnest wish, however, i is Palatka, with a channel say four hun their riparian ownership to others who
at Ocala under the management to have a thousand families settled 1 dred feet wide, having a stout water shall do so.
h of a competent and practical upon thousands of acres of virgin soil 1 fence on each side of it, .and division I want to say something of the cosmic -
man.The in Marion county and like numbers'd in fences separating the riparian estates changes resulting from the introduction
V 1,000 copies I. ,have on han every county in the State. of the different proprietors,-with of the hyacinth, but I cannot
will be mostly distributed in the NorthWest My object in writing you this is to horses, cattle, and swine feeding upon say it as fully and clearly as I would
\ where, after a residence. of more get. the matter fairly before the press the, hyacinth in the shallow waters; like to. It is plain that the hyacinth


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has to a great extent prevented the en ly." AVe became a little nervous and J '
,.- croachment of Lake George upon its asked him what was the best preven- __ KILLS SCALE.

southern shore. In time past I have tive. He" replied, "Drink all the .
known a single storm to dnve back in brandy you can get,and smoke." We = "' rorvwB-: "
to'the marsh-in some places fifteenor couldn't get the brandy, so all wentto DRIP JUIC THRIP JUICE
twenty feet-the protecting beach smoking, and I tell my wife that I
ridge of sand. It has also in some have been afraid of yellow fever ever \1& Is Strongly Concentrated, and when '. :' ..

''dam places prevented the erosion of the since. "NUMBER NINE." : 1 Dilated as Directed, it makes) \;

river banks. On the other hand, it Ormond,. Dec. 2d, 1897. t Iii ; I. I probably the Cheapest Insecticide -:}: .
F has nearly smothered out the yellow .* in the World.
lillies, the patches of which along To Plow or Not to Plow.I i i! :. J _._ j
near the river .banks collected sand note friend tott's criticism oplowing LUITIUT10* CALEOII OMNCC-MTU** ; Used in Florida for 13 Years. -
down the current there- ;p cil Directions*sJ I Jj.
brought by .. .
grove. TheoreticallyMr. .
my ,,!:,:"' ..-.,.. :;:. I .
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protection to the I.have had I '!!o!!'! I
by affording
some but
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banks. few experiences with fire that have 1 '.:ScWrr._......-....-;;1f.... .-o: :'I.': :I I H. B. MARSH, General Agent', ;10.

South of Lake George this year's made me lay aside the theory for [I : ::lt.Ti'C..Itr5 i...:&,,.::;:=$...t'.. :''I f: !', Okahnuika (Lake Co.), Fla. ':j
'crop of hyacinth is much simaller than white sand enough to cover the trash r :IWlMO.O'IIWUIIOT::"T'-.. W6M1_ ..i.
last year's crop. Perhaps because we 'in my grove. Since I have been -- i' Sold by many merchants. ,
have had little rain during the summer : here, three times lightning has struck MAKES 1000 HAMMOND'S SLUG SHOT WORKS, "I ;

to wash plant food into the river. I in my grove or just at the edge of it; q FISHKIIL-OH-HUDSOH, IEW YORK. ;

t M. L. S. twice it fired the trash and once but -'>
DeLand, Florida, December 1st, 1897. for being right there would have '
cult, much less impossible. I have These observations were in the main ".
A Busy Man. swept things so far as I can see. learned how to grow them and make confirmed by others made'some years ;
Again I was at the Horticultural
Editor Jarmor and Fruit Grower. them produce fruit by a somewhat ago on Winter Doyenne scion on seed- ".
society meeting at Ormond; one of Your readers ling pear and quince stock. -" :
How ? Well costly experience. get '
are we along my neighbors burned off his pasture > ,>
now, we haven't had time to even an- nearly a mile away-thought every this free of charge. ., \
swer that question. As our gray hairs thing was safe. The next day the fire First, prepare a piece of dry groundby i.
or our dark ones disappear applying a liberal amount of potash, Tobacco.v _
appear, as got away and the almost superhumanefforts __ _
seed meal and .
some cotton a.quantityof
increase. We
to thoughtby
our cares seem of my neighbors saved me,
this time we would have caught up though several places it b'uined my beggar weed seed. Set'your trees The TimesUnion: and Citizen
= with our work, and been able to sit fence and crossed my fire lines. An- twenty feet apart each way and cultivate claims there is too much salt in the .
down and take a rest; but it is no use: other time the woods were fired on from December till May, for the flat woods land to raise tobacco. We .
if there were four of me, I don't be- Wednesday I kept a. look out and first two years. After that, never invite Brother Hubbard and other Fed '
lieve I could do it then. everything seemed; safe. Saturday ]I plow the orchard at all and only hoea eral Point friends to come up on San ';' ,
-?' What do I do? Why, simply little wanted to leave .home and to make .little in December once a year. Mateo's: ninety-foot altitude and try it
things that my two men cannot do. things doubly safe I took a careful Apply plenty of oak ashes, prune, next year. San Mateo's tobacco burns
Tie up buds, prune nursery stock, seta look about before going. Everything thin the fruit, hunt borers and you can all right, ash is white, and we guarantee
few trees, pick a few oranges for our seemed safe- Ten o'clock that night be sure of good crops of nice fruit : that it is strong enough to suit the

aE own use, pick up'lumber on the beach when I came,in sight of my place it every year, and healthy, longlivedtrees. 'taste of even Mr. Hubbard.-San -
and when the ,tide, is low haul it in; looked like the whole country was Only by inducing a rank Mateo Item.
; plant more Para transplant tomato growth of weeds and grass and lettingthe has been
grass, afire. Some way fire had got out'and S. W. Rowley appointed
plants, make a new rose bed, for two days I fought fire. I lost grass-and weeds grow unchecked special agent of the Land Department
transplant; nasturtiums and cannas, three trees out of the corner of my through the warm weather can you of the East Coast Railway, with officeat
plant out calla lily' buds, plant a grove and except for the goodness of keep the soil cool enough to succeed San Mateo. His duties will be specially -
strawberry bed, ,set out 200 more pineapple the Lord I know of no reason why the with the Thurbers, Elbertas and other to the growing of leaf tobaccoas
plants, pack; several cases of whole thing would not have gone; high class peaches. Still, if others a staple crop on the East Coast of
"Cordial" figs, and numerous cases of but I said I am'not going to take any wish to learn this by experience" too Florida, to distribute seed to those desIring
other good things, put new leathers in more of these risks and I have not. "there is no law against it. I have to plant, and to give special aid
waterwheel pump, water plants, stake No plowing is correct,but it is a choiceof learned it once and that suffices me. as*to soil, fertilizer, 'cultivation and
out new clearing -for peach trees, evils and I would rather plow justas M. CHESEBRO. curing. Address as above.-Palatka
gather conch peas, make pea vine hay, lightly as possible and not be, uneasy Plummers, Fla Herald.
get in Para grass hay. all the time about fire.
Messrs. Clark & Wilson harvesting
Influence of Stock, on Scion. are -
':.. That Jersey calf is too lively on theIl Dudley W. Adams was good authority
flower beds, and there is a hen out, on culture but ne recognized The Academy of Science, Paris, a very large and very fine
orange of tobacco.
and a board off the cow yard and a France, sends out a report of the effectof crop Although some
the fire risk, but felt surrounded -
button loose- on the stable door hoe the stock on the scion in the case difficulty was experienced getting
by lakes and in which
groves in the these
handle broken tooth in the hay of two pear trees, 15 years old, which plants early season, gen
gone clean culture was the practice he
tlemen and Col. E. L. Roche all
had side side in suc
: rake water runs back in the house grown by a garden
would take the chances on fire and I
n ; ceeded in
getting out a pretty good
where to
pump, new leathers to put on wagon might if similarly situated, but exposed they were apparently subject and the quality of their
the conditions with the acreage
axles harness to mend horse needs same excep--
on side by rough woodsas
every fine and the it
tion of the stocks into which exceedingly quantity
; walks to hoe out yard to they
clipping, I am I dare not risk it,, even with will be
rake leaves to haul wife tint were grafted. The variety was the now appears quite satisfactory.
says the fire lines and every protectionthat -Bartow C. I.
walls in the house with' maresco, elec- is possible. So whilst I concede Triomphe de Jodoigne, and one was ..
tric doorbell out of gear, and, and- without a word the correctness of the grafted ; upon a seedling pear, the It is said that hammock land, or-
",: but 'tis Sunday, and I promised to theory no plowing, yet in practice I other upon a quince. Each tree bore ange land underlaid with marl, and
turn over a new leaf and go to church plow once a year and try to do thatat about'300 fruits each year, and for palmetto land is unfit for the growingof
three the fruits when of tobacco. The
twice years mature a good
a year. the time of to do the
,1 Say, Mr. Farmer,:and Fruit-Grower; least damage and I said what I did to were collected, compared and ana- marl land, because it is too rich; the
I thought you never.smoked. Well, call attention to the fact that it' was lyzed. The color of the fruits was palmetto land,because the tannic acid
what are you going to do with all this better to plow now than in Februaryor very different, those upon the pear m the palmetto roots is imparted to
tobacco you are having raised in Florida later, after a growth had started. stock being green and those on the the tobacco and renders it unfit for
? Stock won't eat it, and I doubt Irving Keck in Bartow C. I. quince :stock golden yellow with a smoking. These facts greatly dimin
if the razorback will. I have an idea -..... decided rose blush on the side towardthe ish the area of the land adapted to tobacco
(one-get) a corner on the pulpits and A Sure Way to Grow Peaches. sun. growing. True, the roots of
have the preachers advocate its use as Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. Ten (fruits from the quince stock the saw and cabbage palmetto can in
a preventive.In For the benefit of yourself and e i- averaged to weigh 406 grams, against time be removed from the soil by cul-
1863 I was in the hospital on quiring friends I will say, that thereare 280 grams ,on the pear stock. Both tivation, but it requires time. The
Hilton Head Island with 800 other no,tail fence corners.on my place. fruit and fruit juice .on the quince land on the coast is confined to shell _
wounded, bloody, dirty and tired My little peach orchard is cultivated, stock had greater density, and it also and sand formation, and that is rather
Yankees; the muffled drums were beat- pruned and the fruit thinned every exceeded that on the pear stock in limited in extent, but there is abun. "
ing all day long at one time, and we i year. Besides that the borers are acidity and in contents of sugar. The 'dance for years to come. Land of
y> asked our surgeon what was up. He hunted out several times a year. Butas sugar was in the proportion of n kilo- this: character that has been cultivated '
# replied, "The yellow fever has got to peaches of the Persian type, if' grammes on the quince stock to seven in groves or field crops is the most de-_
into camp, and is getting pretty live- one wishes to grow them it is not dim-j' on the pear stock. iirable.-Halifax Journal.1897. .


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- ;The next; annual meeting of the used phosphoric acid. The plants Asparagus.
Florida Tobacco Growers' Association. which had received Strawberries
,- I not potash did not I Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: on Ice.The .
will be held at Green'Cove Springs, differ so very greatly in general growth
January 18 and 19, :1898. In addition from those 'which had, but when' it :Mr.,McQuarrie wonders why peo celebrated T. &T. Strawberry Refrigerators -
do not.cultivate in Flor- are the universal favorite of
pie Florida
to this ,meeting, which "lltbe addressed came to maturing the pod, and the asparagus growers Perfected after
ida. I do not know but what it years of experience. -
by prominent men from allover size and quality of the bean, the effectof be Give good service for; good fruit.
the'State there will be exhibitionof grown successfully in some parts of
potash was plainly to be seen. TRUBY ft
but I
know of four fair trialsof
Florida grown tobacco, the largestof From experience I should think ,
s my it in this Starke:Florida.
the kind ever held in the,State. that a well proportioned fertilizer for vicinity, and it 'was a.
complete failure in each case.
The citizens.of Clay county, in mass this crop should contain about 8 percent it
meeting'assembled, decided,to hold in potash and 6 per cent phosphoric ket? ever seen in Jacksonville A. A.mar- i SIEGKIER SEED ED. Lfn ited.

connection.. therewith -aCounty Fair, acid ; four'to eight hundred Orlando, Fla. J. MARY T. FROTSCHER President,
aDd offer prizes for the best country pounds per acre will be quite suffi-
cient. Some have There is one grower at Panama Successors to
products They now invite the attention parties been,complaining
Park who brings to the Richard Frolscher's GravierStreet Branch Store,
the asparagus
s of residents as to difficulty
to experienced
Clay county Nos. and
518 530 Gravier St.,New Orleans, La.<-
the undermentioned list of exhibits, in selling the crop. Those that don't Jacksonville market. Importers and dealers in Flower, Field and

and ask that entries be made at once shell well! .are _simply_ shrivelled}up, .- *- tatoes Garden and Seeds.fruit trees Grasses in the,clover ir season., bulbs Conducted, seed po
- and- freely- so that- Clay-- county may not cured, which it due to insufficient Bermuda Grass in the South by relatives of the late Richard Frotscher. Order

show to the State what she is capableof nourishment and can be corrected by A Louisiana correspondent of the send through for one Richard free. Frotscher's manual of 1896 or

producing.In fertilizing properly. Well developed Country Gentleman writes: In your

addition to the above there will pods dry out even and are as easily issue of Oct. 21 (p. 824)), one of your JLy Yfi "

s be a programme of fantastic amusements shelled as cow peas. correspondents vilifies and abuses

which, as described by the There is without doubt a great fu- Bermuda grass as an unmixed evil, When you

} local paper, will.. be equal to a circus ture before the velvet bean, as every and a plant almost.impossible to des seeds
one who has tried it plant plant
speaks favorablyof
in attractions. troy. It seems, from what he says, to
it,- and it is certainly here to stay, be very different in California and Indiana V
particularly in the South Atlantic and from what it is in the South.
:i Farmer Trucker Gulf States. It is an immense forage We recognize it as our best pasture FERRYt

yielder, and the second,crop of it can grass, the richest in nutrients and the
be left on the l land to mulch it, and hardiest.. Its ramifications of roots Always the best.

.: The Velvet Bean. add fertility to the soil. On thin, being very thick and deep, enable it Tor Bale everywhere
-- Editor Farmer and Bruit Grower. barren sandy soils it will prove a first to withstand drouth. Submerged by D. M. FERRY & CO..

There have been so many enquiries class renovator, as it needs only.a water, it remains alive for weeks, and Detroit Mich.
lately in the Southern agriculturalpress little coaxing in the shape of a fertilizer is not affected by light frosts. A

regarding the velvet bean, that ; of the proper grade to grow well few warm days in midwinter start it

4 perhaps a few fact, based on personal i on the poorest of soils. growing, and on the advent- of spring ,
experience in growing it be of use I understand that in the southern ON TRIAL-All lze. and Price
may it is the first to welcome its return in ft "The i(joiner machines hitched 36 and 90
to some of those inquiring as to its part of this State the beans have been this latitude ((30 degrees). It affords chicks and M from chicks 400 from eggs.100 My eggs HO e&Cb.one hatched" Mrs. F.M 41-i
,merits. ground to test.them for fertilizers to good grazing about nine months in touru..n Mioaib catalogue Vollrath, Lockport and testimonials.,ilL Send to for No.,limii
My attention was first called to this replace cotton seed meal, and the 'results -i the year. Buckeye Incubator Co.,bprUgfleld, 0. n.T.i', .til.

bean about five years ago, while visit have been Highly satisfactory, I. .I once had an opportunity of seeing FAIRVIEW PINERY.
ing a neighboring farmer who had the.meal analyzing a higher grade than i how deep its roots extended. I

planted a few ol the beans.at the base cotton seed meal in every case tested.I was walking along a low bluff on Gate d

', of his windmill tower, and the vinesat have not,been able yet to find out Blanch Island after a storm, and came -. .. :. Choice
that time were bidding fair to climb where the velvet bean came from, or to a place where the waves had cut
to the'very highest point of the tower. what country is its native home, but away the earth perpendicularly six 1

: I secured some seed from him lateron ,. one thing is sure, that here in Florida feet deep, where there was a thick Pineapple

but when giving them to me he it can make itself at home and give a sward of Bermuda growing, Taking ,'

c ,cautioned against planting them good account of itself whenevertried.C. hold of some tufts of the grsss that Plants
w x where anything else was to grow, as, K. :McQuARRiE, De Funiak had been washed out, I was surprisedto =

Y.g like Bermuda grass, they took all the Springs, Fla. see that its rootlets were unbrokenand -. POR SA14Ih. .-

? land in sight. When planted, these i attached to the subsoil at the bot .
,. beans I put them in amongst some; The Velvet Bean Makes Good Coffee. tom of the excavation, showing six 41
Smooth Cayenne I II! Homo Grown II I!
corn, and to give them a chance to do Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. feet in length, and how much deeper
well I topped the corn above the ear .
they extended I could not ascertain. -
down inAvon
that the vines would have the corn
so On fertile land this
makes the
who have tried it-assert that the velvet grass .
stalks to run on; and talk about vegetation best of T
bean makes coffee hay; growing to the height of
t the 1 I had i in it a equal to, i if
covering ground F. N. PRICE
not superior to the best imported cof twelve,to thirteen i inches, and yieldstwo ,
then sure enough. I have never seen
or three tons from three
fee. As the velvet bean per acre
I anything quite to equal it. The foragewas and fruits grows vigor- cuttings. P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO, FLA..
ously Floridamay
simply extraordinary. I cut a lot
All-grazing animals fond
yet supply the rest of the conti are very i
,of the vines green and fed them to nent with coffee. of it, and we may take their testimonyas
the stock and they were much HOME GROWN
very Oh 1 we be conclusive that it is a good grass.
may happy yet you -
relished. :
bet! It grows and thrives on all kinds of
i ,A second growth came immediately
up E. E. lands. Creeping along the sides and
,,which matured its seed by the Avon Park Fla. THOMPSON.. bottoms of gullies and ditches, and Pineapple Slips -
r end of October (I should have mentioned taking hold.of the soil with its roots

that they were planted early i in > 4 every two or three inches, it holds the and Suckers
May)., I gathered the pods and left The Velvet Bean. earth together and prevents washing. ., #

the vines to rot where they grew, and i I Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. There is nothing like it to arrest Of the Following: iesFOPAIc

ever since then that piece,of land has The velvet bean can be planted any washing arid gullying of hillsides, and

produced better crops than formerly. time in May or early in June. It doe making a thick and deep mass of root :
The last two seasons I have been not need heavy seeding. :My first L lets. It makes humus rapidly, and
J experimenting to find out what would planting .was in furrows three feet in these two ways restores fertility to .ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN

t prove the best f fertilizers to use. on apart, and one or two beans every old worn lands. If the South's worn QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIPLEY
this crop,but having no analysis to three feet. .1 did not work it at all l and discarded cotton and. tobacco QUEEN SMOOTH CAYENNE PER-
t consult in the matter, I was working-a and had an enormous crop of vines. fields were'all set in Bermuda grass ,
little in the dark. One thing,however, Some put seed much ,thicker in throw e and stocked with sheep and other ani NAMBUCO AND SPANISH.

was certain, there was no nitrogen required but I do not see the gain in it. mals, our country would have no need 'Apply to .

;', as, being a legume, the plant Neither I see any gain in working to import a pound of wool, and its export G. 0. MATTHAMS,
provides all that for i itself; in fact, i iL iis it it out if the ground is in good condi of meats would be doubled. Thisis Florida Pineapple

the best nitrogen gatherer that I tion. It will not reseed itself, as the the natural solution of the worn-out Company,

{ .know of, owing to its rampant foliage pods are too tough for sprouts to gro w. land problem. and must come i Or ton i .
and broad, leaves. I experimentedwith A. j. A. time.. MADDOCK, & MATTHAMS,

i; and without potash but always Orlando. Fla. % It.is conceded that_Bermuda is not .West Palm Beach, .Fl*

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Y: a good thing in cultivated fields. In the plant, whereupon, in a few years,
good soils it is impossible with. plow if the cultivator has adaptability for
and harrow and,hoe to keep it in'sub his work, he will have matters so well tHiII2

:jection, but there is an easy way toE under way that thousands of new
: lJ. ,getridof it. Take advantage of a roots may be started every season,
fJ'f :.C dry time, plow deeply and harrow and then the business will develop DIARRHOEA and all BOWEItJL DYSENTERY coMPIJDiTB' Tranquility Stock FarmIs =

thoroughly. One or two hot sunny with rapidity. Ginseng may be cultivated Son,Sale.Qnick Cara for thou Jersey the appropriate on which la title erected applied more to an than estate Q mile In New of
-F 'days :will destroy all that has been successfully anywhere; it grows trouble! Page ence. From the mammoth Percberon downto
the ,
baby Chester White Ie tnui*
: uprooted and exposed. In autumn, wild, the chief requisites being gall there. everything

...... ,sow this land with oats or wheat, and plenty of shade and a rich, loamy soil aPinXLtei.} \ PAGEfOVE! RIBS FENCE CO.IdrUn,Itch
_% ,after it has been harvested, plow"deep- -Country Gentleman.
: ly,again and sow with cow peas, and .-. (RUT BATH.)
.; .' the work is done. There will be a Action of Cowpeas on Floats.It Uaed Internally and Externally.
: J ,little or none of it left. has been found that as a rule, it Two Sizes! 25c.! and 8Oc.bottles a
Your correspondent says that it may does not pay to use high-grade com- 43* :C'MTl"CA'G'OV1JALA5.

L'.* :be destroyed by excluding the air mercial fertilizers on, cowpeas. This,
-: from it and advises heavy applicationsof turn attention to that In the
however, depends a good deal on the my crop. "FUMA" CARBON
manure. This is impracticable, soil and on what crop is to follow.this meantime I beg to be excused."
_- t but it is easy to keep it overgrown and green manurial one. It is usually un- .1. BI-SULPHIDE.
4 W shaded, and that will effectually des. profitable to fertilize with expensive Not Enough Truck Farming.
: R troy it. It is a semi-tropical plant and nitrogen, in the form either of nitrate Men who engage in agricultural grain"The insects best remedy is Bi-snlphide In every of respect Carbon.for killing It II:

cannot endure extreme cold; deep of soda or of guano, and even the or pursuits should look around them and cheap Sta. Bulletin, effectual 61. and easy to apply.-Ala. Ex.
,: freezing of the soil destroys it. The ganic nitrogen of( cottonseed meal consider all of the environments that Send for free illustrated pamphlet. It to in. 4 '
: South is its home let to make 'the and teresting,readable and will save you money.l
: : ; only our people does not act upon this crop as rapidly go up industry pros- EDWARD R.TAYLOR. ,Cleveland,Ohio. t
,appreciate worth, and it will provea as upon cotton and the cereals. The perity of a country, investigate the I-ess,Jacksonville.than loo-lb.Fla.lots supplied by S. G. Bearing -
= great blessing. nitrogen of the fertilizers seems not to wants and needs of his immediate. section -
'. I i influence the percentage of protein in weigh the prospects of certain
Profits-of Culture.A .
Ginseng lines 11
of products their supply and demand
the crop, and the general opinion of
good way to start ginseng cultureis agriculturists in the South is that it and endeavor to adopt such a tands loridajResorts I :
to transplant wild roots. They may does not cause a sufficient increase in branch of farm work as seems most ..o .
be cultivated in the garden orchard or neglected and the most ; ,,'1.
yield of vines to the costs. At one compatiblewith ', -
x pay
forest but in any case should have theDelaware: station 160 pounds of the means and labor under his Oranges,. ..:pot.t}
shade.. If the forest is inconvenient, muriate of potash acre doubled the control. '
plant in open garden, and provide artificial yield of vines, and per superphosphates Men of large means can afford to 4, <, >
t shade; also make the soil, i if run more risk and suffer losses \ F
effect. the more
produced no At Georgia nvestments ;
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somewhat for it.is in ,
possible, loamy, stations combinations of superphos that the man of small or limited capi- .;
this that ginseng thrives. Indeed, i if phate and potash gave the best results tal.. To used a homely phrase: "A ;Developments :::'ti i'
seeds are obtained, unless they are but later experiments \there in man'should not bite off more than he :;;t.: ::'}

sown at once do not forget to pack dicated that large amounts of potashare I can chew," or to be more explicit, he [ Attractions .::7
them in moist loam and them in
keep ,
unprofitable, and that superphos- should not undertake more than he 1
this condition at least one year to pro. can If he has 5'-> Addrtsi, 1
phates at the rate of from 200 to 400 perform. only teams
t mote germination, whereupon, if I pounds per acre gave better results. enough and provisions enough to cultivate G. D. ACKERLY, -:;(: .; ; .,;i-
sown, they may be expected to pro Superphosphates are very much preferable 50 acres of land, he should not GENERAL PASSENGER AGENT f.., "
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duce plants the following spring. Never to untreated rock phosphate. undertake to plant and cultivate dow THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE ,
'allow ginseng seeds to get dry, for The latter can be sold at much lower ble that quantity because a less quant. JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA. -- -. .
: if you do they become practically rates, and it remains to be seen ity, well cultivated, will yield more
worthless. Ginseng berries, remember whether it would not be a profitable than a larger quantity poorly .culti:
of crimson color when What One Potato Did. 4
are ripe
; vated and with less
method to apply the soft phosphate to injury to man
each contains two seeds, and they grow the.cowpeas for the benefit of the suc- and work stock. T. B. Terry, of Ohio. made an in- a '

in small clusters at the top of a cen- ceeding crop in the rotation, for. it Now, word about track farming.If teresting experiment with a potato this ,
tral peduncle elevated above.the principal has been found that the insoluble you will go into the stores here year. This potato he cut into seven
:'4 leaves. When gathering the seeds phosphoric acid of the untreated rock in almost all towns in Southwest Louisiana ty. our pieces, each piece having one-
(if one is so.lucky as to find any), the becomes changed to forms availableas you will find northern products; sixth of an eye. The pieces were ;

roots, should also be dug, in which plant food in the presence of large such as cabbages, onions, Irish potatoes planted in seventy-four hills thirty-
case the small and unmarketable ones sweet beans and three inches apart each way. The l land
amounts of decaying vegetable matterin peas, pickles,
can be preserved and planted in a prepared the soil.. If it is found that this etc., in every: one of them, when all :was clover sod, the planting being
bed. Regarding the seeds, rub process can'be relied upon, then the of these things can and should be done late, after a crop of clover had .
F the pulp carefully from ,them with the cowpea will have another valuable raised right here in our own midst. been cut, and the crop suffered from
:.: hand, and then sow, or better, press quality added to it, namely, that of We find many of our farmers buying lack of moisture, but by the time the
into the ground with the finger abouthalf being able to change into high-grade these vegetables, and paying for them potatoes had matured the vines ,cowered
' an ''Inch, and l let there be one and more costly superphosphate the out of their revenues of the farm, the ground, and from an exact
,every six inches along the row, the low-grade and cheap but unvailable when all of them should be producedin square rod the yield was over five _
,. rows in turn to be about ,two feet phosphoric acid of the untreated rock., their own vegetable gardens.If pecks of large tubers, at the rate of
apart for convenience in removing the -Southern States Farm Magazine. a small farmer will take ten acres 200 bushels per acre. Mr. Terry does
weeds. of land fertilize it generously with stable not recommend the use of one sixth
Both seeds and plants should be in manure and such other commer- of an eye in planting, but thinks that .
. the ground before hard frosts occur in He Prefers Turnips.Col. cial fertilizers as are best suited to the one eye to a hill is sufficient; his ex

the autumn; however, they may be Cliff Foster, of Lorane, Ga., products he proposes to raise,and will periment ought to prove this. He
planted rather late, provided one covers says that he has already sold $150 plant it in cabbage, cucumbers, beans, says only potatoes of strong vitality
I *' them well with boughs somewhat ; worth of turnips from a three-acre onions, Irish and sweet potatoes, tomatoes would be capable of making such a :.

x elevated. Nevertheless, a new hand patch, and expects to receive $250 and melons, it will bring him yield as his potato.. made... ,
should venture into ginseng culture more. To a Macon Telegraph reporter more ready cash tban 50 acres plant I Owing to the increased 1'- demand for .'
with moderation. One must work his he said: ed in rice or cotton. The yield per bean pea, cucumber and lettuce baskets : .
way up from small beginnings. In this "People who like, to work for fun acre in these vegetables is simply immense Mr. Meffert has been forced to
c way there is no reason why ginseng can raise cotton,but so long as I can the industry is in its infancy double the capacity of his veneering i
culture cannot be made to become a make turnips that measure seven inches there is a large home demand for mills. He has received during the
paying pursuit. The fact is there are across, and the people of :Macon them, and the man that gives truck past week from Erie, Pa., three cars
;. some who have already made the, industry will buy them, the amount of staple farming intelligent.and judicious management of additional machinery,including an-
1 a success, notably a Texas Co. I that grows on my place will not help will prosper by it.Vith the other 6o-horse power engine. A 42x
(Mo.) man, who has an acre planted to pull down prices to any great extent .establishment of more truck farms a 68 feet two-story building has just
.: in ginseng; valued 4at $20,000.* All Some of these days somebodymay canning factory would 'be establishedin been completed and fitted with improved
a one has to do is to go to work, be patient show that $133 worth of cotton every parish and a new impetus ventilation to prevent the
study up the matter from every may be made on an acre of Bibb would be given to this most important moulding of baskets when stored in'
available point,observing carefully the county land at as small expense as my branch of agriculture.-Louisiana the green state.-Lowell item in Ocala '
natural; habits and characteristics of turnips represent. In that case I may' Farmer and Rice Journal. Banner. -

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i ; State News. Our Rural Home. ruins the health of those they love, This-is published by a New York

;: .. and kills off the farmers and membersof company, but does not come in a low- ,
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farmers' families by the wholesale. priced edition.

4_. o. .C. H. Edwards, of ,Leesburg, received Why Farmers are Poor.. and of course keeps even those poor Another new book, "Wild Neighbors -

recently from Kimberly, SouthAfrica I appreciate the good qualities o who otherwise might get along, very ," by Ernest Ingersoll, is especially -
'- a letter asking for a shipment our American women too much fnicely with a moderate income.- adapted to the boys' and girls' .
of .the best Florida oranges to that Farm ahd Fireside. library. I have read it
wish to find any fault with them. Asa as yet,
place that could be procured. The husband and father of --......- but it comes well recommended.
'r a daughters, .
letter contained a draft for $144.60, and with a wide acquaintance and relationship Kind or Cruel? MRS. J. W. WHEELER.
_and,the order will .be promptly filled .
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u I look upon the women of For Our Rural Home. -
-Leesburg ,
this country as lovely and loveable Some'children, especially boys, The Salt Habit.
P. .R. Pilsbry of Sanford hecan.promise
says creatures. Of course, like everything seem< to have been born cruel. It is so The use of salt as a condiment is so
the farmers of South Florida on the face of the earth, they have natural.for them to tease and torment general and so universally: believed in
that next, there will be
year a sure
some failings. We could not like
dumb animals.
as that hear
necessary, we rarely a
demand Tor many thousands of tons them half so well if they did not, and This characteristic' should be corrected word, against its excessive use, but

of' cassava at good prices. if like the stars in the heavens they as soon as it is discovered, for there are a multitude of persons who

There'is evidently a growing demand would only dazzle us with their im- it grows, like many vile weeds, with eat far too much salt; eat it on every- _

for cassava all over the State. maculate brilliancy and perfection. great rapidity.As thing-on meat, fish, potatoes, melons,
The last issue of the Tallahassean One of the failings of farmer's wives a child I remember an older boy in butter, on tomatoes, turnips and

contained the following. "The agri and daughters, although originating who lived in the neighborhood, who i squashes, in bread, and on a host of .
cultural department is in receipt of a in a warm heart and a spirit of kindness maltreated: every cat and dog he could f flay foods too numerous to mention. To ,

letter from one firm wanting 1,000'' and generosity, is so far-reaching 1 hands upon; no doubt ,his father so great an extent is it used .that no
tons. Other firms are also trying to in its bad effects that we should try to considered it "smart" when the lad food( is relished unless it has a salty

make arrangements for a large cropto make womankind see it in its truelight. was a mere tot, when he ,bullied the taste, and this hides, more or less, the
be grown the coming year." To do this may take time and cringing puppy; but as he grew older real taste, which is often very delicate. .

In making his regular rounds much effort in argument and persua-; tormented the neighbors' cats, Now, the amount of salt required in
among the real estate offices this tion, etc., but any change for the bet-- things began to'look more serious and the system is comparatively small, and -"
week,fa representative of the Talla- ter would be worth all this effort. I he was soon knownas the bad boy of f if the diet has been rightly compounded

hasseean met and conversed with :Mr. refer to the rather general inclinationto the place. very little is necessary. Some go

J. L. Hays, a ,Pennsylvanian, who extravagance in preparing meals Even! then a firm government might so far as to discard its use altogether, _
came here about a year ago from and fixing up dishes, both for the have changed him, but he seemed but whether this is wise or not we will

,Pittsburg and located about a mile family and especially for company to control his parents instead of his not here_ consider. What are some of
east of this city. He is now ,marketing What a contrast there is in this respect parents controlling him, and he grew the evils of the excessive use of salt?

his second crop of Irish potatoes between farmers' families in Europe to. be familiar with more than one They are to paralyze the nerves of

this year: from the same plat of ground. and in America. There the. utmost VIce.The taste; or to pervert them so that they
The second crop was grown from frugality prevails and keeps the small result was only what was to be cannot enjoy anything which has note

seed potatoes grown on the same land farmer out of debt, free frdm worry expected; while still in his teens he salty flavor, and in addition there is

in the spring and turned out at th and in perfect health. Plain food, killed r a playmate,_ stabbing him in a a direct tax on both the skin and the
rate of 160 bushels to the acre.Tallahasseean. eplainly rooked, without extra trimmings bloodthirsty rage. kidneys in removing it from the'blood. ;

: and flavorings, no pie nor past What if that had happened to be i Whether the skin is harmed by this

Four gentlemen living in a county ry, except plain, wholesome cakes on 3 your boy or mine? tax we do,not know. Possibly it is .
holiday or festive occasions; no tea, It be, if we are blind to their
in Florida invested $2,500 each in a L may not greatly injured, yet we know that
canning factory last spring, and de and only' the weakest kind ''of coffee, first tendencies td cruelty. few people possess a healthy skin; but '-
voted the plant to tomatoes. This and that often made of roasted barley, The Humane Society is doing a i igrand it is now pretty well settled that an

fall each of them pulls out $2,000 as chickory, etc.; that is the way in work for the children of America excessive use of salt does overtax the :

his share of the profits; while the Europe. Here our women-folks try especially through the magazine-, kidneys in its removal, and that the '
farmers who raised the .tomatoes for to please tke men-folks and childrenby "Our Dumb Animals," which finds its great number of cases of derangementand

the factory have realized from forty to filling" them up with "things good way into many homes. The subscription disease of these organs is due to "

fifty dollars on an acre of their pro? to eat, especially with. rich fries and a mere trifle, is made so low that t this use. It takes only a little time to ,
{ duct. A canning factory seems to bean all sorts of ,sweetmeats and pastry., all may'afford the expense. 1 learn to enjoY' many kinds of food

undisguised blessing in any farm Everything has to swim in butter or Our popular writers are taking up without salt, and we advise our readers
grease of some kind, and a meal is not t the subject more and
community: where green corn and more, presenting and others to look into the matter andto
small fruit can be raised.-Bristol considered complete, even if it consisted it in the most interesting manner. try to diminish the use of the condiment -
Observer. of the nicest meats, fried or Among the new books on animal 1 1 as far as possible. We believe ',
baked, of fish, flesh or fowl, with sal- l li'eis Iast.er and I by Velma Caldwell
The ever-decreasing numbers of the t they will be better for it.-Journal of ',*
,ads, the very perfection of potatoes, Melville, 'a most fascinating tale, ]Hygiene. .
alligator and turtle has caused i investigation -
splendid white bread, etc., unless followed 1- told by Dandy, a physician's horse; .
by the United States Fisheries
Commission from which by rich puddings, pies, variouskinds he has a comparatively calm life, as he On ednesday' there was made a
we of cakes, cookies, etc. These has the kindest of masters but
not so shipment of boxes of
learnthat in the .three counties' of 101 oranges
luxurious. meals and dishes are neverseen his stable mates owned the doctor's
j from the famous Whedon
t, Hillsborough DcSoto and Lee no less grove at
the tables
L i on of the brother is neither kind
European who
nor < Bend.
than 214 ,persons were engaged last small farmer. How pa- Orange On this line of road
can our tient.
k-: year in hunting alligators, and that i they are gathering up from points _
16 skins were taken. The .farmers, with an income a very few Incidentally he tells of the trials of f along the line nearly a car load of or- .....:
750 reportof
hundred dollars a year, expect to have other horses he in his
many meets
t, day. Shipments of six
,the commission{ states that unless them theirs anges every ::
protective measures taken the alligator on every day and still daily walks, and the history of the solid cars to New York have been i,
are "make both ends meet?" Why all this family is also woven into the narrative.Itis made.-Eustis Lake
will soon be as completely exterminated Region. .:
: "spread? True, we like to make a a book that you do not wish to 3J
Titusville as Advocate.the American buffalo.- little "show." But what our women put down until finished; the interestnever Two farmers in Polk .county have ,

; folks mean as a kindness to us is really! flags, and for this reason the been making syrup out of watermelons. .:j
# A few oranges have been shippedand one of the greatest injuries they can do boys will take most kindly to it and They found, the market so glutted 1
more will be placed {in market, us, and this not only on account of the absorb the humane lessons it teaches. with melons that they concluded to

J- not that the oranges are fully ripened 1, cost of these things. Meat: and potatoes iIt comes for twenty five cents, and is[ turn them into syrnp. So they pro ,
nor that better prices might not be had taste so good that we are temptedto published by the Humane Society of cured an ordinary cider press and =
by letting the crop remain on the trees make a good hearty meal of them, Chicago. pressed the meats of the melons into

until it arrived at perfection, but because and then afterward the pies and the Another book that will also make a watermelon cider, and boiling this: '

s the loss is so great from pilfering rich cakes and preserves and all the capital holiday gift for boys ,and girlsis down, they made a splendid syrup. ..f
etc., that,the increase in quality other things are set before us and we "Citizen Bird," by, Mabel 0.) Out of 3,000 melons they made over .tt:

-and price would not equal the shrinkage : cannot resist. Thus overloadedstomachs Wright, a tale of the bird people,told 100 gallons, which sold at 90 cents 1

in quantity. The owners are are the rule, and in consequence for the house people, to all boys and per gallon. The Cedartown Standard. t)
obliged, for the protection of their we have all sorts of ailments girls who love' and wish to protect says the syrup is very fine and predicts ::;
crop, to;>> keep watchmen in their groves and constant need of the services of birds. a* great future for watermelon 1

day and night, and the expense of doing doctors, and must spend lots of money: It shows how a citizen bird works syrup in the coming years. }
i so,must be added to that of gathering for all sorts of medicines. And the (for his -.r
own living as well as ours, pays i The first lot of Putnam county ::1
and marketing. the fruit.Halifax sick cannot work. In short, the mistaken his rent and taxes and gives: free daily I grown oranges since the 1885 freeze -.
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daughterso concerts. were sold in Palatka Wednesday. ;

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<-,;'" 1897> \ THE :FLORIDA 7ABMSB AND, FBUTTK3ROWEB -793.._- ,.41

Y...' Long at the Lever. least myself any undulI'more, and except even when then only I expose for a I',Evans The has:Myers discovered Press states a 'sure that remedy E. L. The successful growers -ofOranges'H

short consider myself a well I
for the white fly but in its account of
t man now and hope to continue BO. I I ;
RIGORS ROAD am still taking Pink Pills, for I want the I the wash it seems to have taken account -

x Break Down the Nervous System of= cure to be a complete and permanent only of its capacity to remove .
one. I only wish I had known them the sooty mold which accompanies the
3 a Well-known Railroad Engineer. years ago, for I would have saved myself white I
The of the
large sums of money as well as suffering fly. composiiion have found out that only by ,
What Built Him Up .
wash ii not given.
J sIP for whichjio money can repay. I I

From the Gazette, Chillieothe, 0. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain, in a There will be more syrup made in I liberal use of fertilizers con ,
condensed form, all the elements neces- Volusia this than has I I
county ever
year' .J
Mr. Waterman is well .
Elbridge a to life and richnesi to the "
give new '
sary been since the mill at Dun Law- taining 10 and over of actualPotash :
.'4 known railroad engineer of the Baltimoreand blood and restore shattered nerves. Theyare great % ,
Ohio Southwestern Railway, who has an unfailing specific for such diseasesas ton ceased to run some thirty or,forty

been a great sufferer from nervous debility locomotor ataxia, neuralgia, rheuma- years ago.Orange.
of an aggravated kind for the past tism, nervous headache, the after effectof
ten years. The strain was telling on his la grippe, partial paralysis, St. Vitus' groves are being sold,every

nerves terribly and steady work'was im-. dance, sciatica, palpitation of:Jthe heart, week in ,Polk county to northernmen.
possible The following is his story: pale and sallow complexions, all forms of 'ra .

"For the past ten yearn," he said, "I weakness either in male or female. Pink can they raise large of. j
.. .' have suffered as few men have, with nervous Pills are sold by all dealers, or will be Charles Pugsley has sold H. H. crops ,

heart trouble and rheumatism. I sent postpaid on receipt of price, 50 centsa Broad's oranges for 2 cents each in well flavored colored.
.. r. have lived on the foot board most of my box, or six boxes for $2.50 (they aro richly! -
Palatka. Dr. 0. S. of luter-
life, and the constant jolting and nervous Whipp,
never sold in bulk or by the 100)) by ad-
strain slowly but surely undermined my dressing' Dr. Williams' Medicine Company lachen has bought W. Shepherd'scrop fruitWe

constitution. I was forced to quit work, Schenectady N. Y. at 2 cents each. ."
and there seemed to be little prospect of have some special circulars and pamphlets .v. '
my going back to the throttle again. Itried -.-*-. ""Sold 120 crates last weeek for $240. on this subject. They are free Send '

every remedy that I could find; "Qlntleman That Pays The Rint." Did not have to touch them.. This is for:them. :'

but none of them seemed to do me any Secretary of Agriculture Wilson has the way Mr. Wm. Head recounts his GERMAN KALI WORKS, ;r

good. I consulted doctors all over the saidregarding the hog, that he good fortune, and the same story .93 Nassau St.,New York: '
.. grows
but to avail. I would be
country, ? no cheapest on the pasture, and beside the i comes from a great number of small ... ... .. .
Better for a time and then would come on I.... 5GSDGZ"WHAT. .. .. ''II .
fields that his He is most
grow grain. grove owners.Braidentown Journal.
attack than and I
an more severe ever,
would have to quit work' The money I because profitable he as cannot a subordinate consume department the coarse, Mr. Lyle says there will be nearly ARE WE .i
; have spent during that time for doctors twice in Polk
fodders of the farm. He furnishes the as many oranges countyas
,and medicine, none of which did me any COMINGTO v
best market in which to sell the byproducts expected by anyone.A .
would out
permanent good, place me now '
of the mill and dairy. He assimilates -
4 of want, and in comparative affluence, if of the most concentrated feed cold'spell at last and every man ?"
I had it An idea of how nuch time and more .
on the place banking trees. This coldis
stuff than other animal of the farm.
any .
I lost be when I tell
money may Quicker returns come from him than very'acceptable so long as it is not
i.,. that during last summer alone, I was
totally unable to work four months on "a horses, cattle or sheep. He pays the "more so, as in some parts buds .

stretch, and was much of the time confined rents in European countries, lifts the were starting when they ought to be \
in the Northern States and
to the house and to the bed mortgages dormant. Crescent
sometimes .
City Philosopher.The
' me in! conjunction with the cow,he will re- : ....
unable to It makes cold .
: move.
deem the worn out cotton and tobacco Eustis Lake Region mentions
allover when I look back on what I have
through. fields of the South. Avoid permanent that Citra has a mill which turns out

gone"But rheumatism was not the only i residences for the hog; move him"about ;as high a grade of wheat flour as any ;
that his environments be clean
thing I suffered from. My heart troubled< so and uncontaminated by may that develop from the North. Instead of sendingout THE
germs -
me very much, and I was totally unableto rapidly where they have suitable a few sacks and barrels of flour,
for and weeks at time. ENTERPRISEMeat
When sleep would days drop off into a doze a my menia. Avoid close breeding, as it intensifies meal and grits, as a few months ago,
; predisposition to disease. Select the products of this establishment ale .
heart would beat itself almost out of my
bosom, and would wake me up as thoughI your breeding animals from good shipped by the carload lot to all Choppermakes
milkers as this is the best indication of
had been struck by a trip hammer. I points in the State.
No thrive
fecundity. agricultural people and
r had in and and
twitchings arms legs
my who grain meats and for them .. .. =
in such condition that buy or pay hogshead cheese quickly and .
E was altogether a
with the of other farm .
products.We '
my wife and friends began to consider price through improved and THE MOST SIMPLE AND SAFE REM thriftily-saves you as much in :

me beyond the reach of medical assist- cheapening compete transportation now, with all the EDY for a Cough or Throat Trouble is one busy week as It costs

K ance."I almost. of the II world. The farmer is m.ost. independent 'Brown's Bronchial Inches." They Chops meats, vegetables, fish.
; was same opinion my- who finds at least sustenance for his real merit.
when I in the possess Steadily perfected for 15 .
self, happened to see paper years.For
: family from"his fields, flocks and herds.
last June a letter from an old soldier in II .. sale by all dealers. Small family size.
all of
the west'who had been cured of rheumatism These are truths worthy careful No. 6, 82. Chops one pound a minute.
digestion and assimilation. STATE OF OHIO, CITY TOLEDO, ) Large family size No.10 83. Chops two
by Dr. Williams' Pink' Pills. The } pounds a minute. Send 4c.In stamps for the
testimonial was written in such a way '. LUCAS COUNTY, J "Enterprising- Housekeeper"-m: recipes.

that I knew it was not a faked up one, Nowadays when women' are tryingto FRANK J. CHENEY makes oath that THE ENTERPRISE MFG. CO. of! PA., PhllL

>< and I determined to give this medicine a do everything it is not strange that he is the senior partner of the firm of -
fair trial. I unable to work at the
1 was things are over-done. It is not CHENEY & Co. business
? many F. J. doing :
time, and almost in despair. So I wentto Small
9 the drug store and bought six boxes strange that there are all kinds of phy- I in the City of Toledo, County and GraplYllles Fruits

of them in order to give them a thorough. sical and mental disturbances. If the State aforesaid, and that said firm

test, and in a few days I began to feel' woman who ,is a doctor, or a lawyer, will pay the sum of ONE HUN- Extra fine stock of CURRANTS Including TtrletlM.the

the improvement they were working in or a journalist, or in business would DRED DOLLARS for each and new and unrivalled WJLDER.Lowett *.
system. In tVo'weeks. I was able extra Warranted tree I.s.HIBBAKD co.IMMU ILFERTILIZERS'
my not to be a society woman too it -'-
try case of CATARRH that cannot
to work, and I have worked ever since every
without a lay-off, which is something I might be different; but the woman who be cured by the use of HALL'S CATARRH

have not done for years. knows when she has done a day's CURE.

4 "The first improvement I noticed was work has,yet to be born. Usuallya FRANK J. CHENEY.

in my heart, which grew more and more woman's way is to keep doing until
a normal in its action, until at last it did Sworn to before me and subscribedin }

__4. not trouble me at all, and I was able'to she drops. Working in this way has my presence, this 6th day of December FOR FLORIDA '

I.i.:_ __ sleep as I had not been able for ten years. manifold evils. 'The most common A. D., 1886.
: The heart trouble has never returned, trouble resulting from overexertion,
- :, and my sleep for the past two months either mentally or physically, js con- :-' A. W. GLEASON 3te kind to raise all,vegetables quickly
: has been healthy and deep. Last night stipation of the bowels, with all its attendant .t SEAL} #
ti I went to bed early and slept soundly until horrors.Dr. Notary Public.Hall's .
I J.. "eight o'clock this morning. And now, '
when I wake up, I feel invigorated and Pierce's Pleasant Pellets are the i -v- CHEMICALS
Catarrh Cure is taken internally
ready for the day's work,just as I usedto most effectual remedy in the market. Fungicide* and Insecticide to prevent
feel when I was a boy. They work upon the system easily, and acts directly on the blood blight,rot and loss by insects. Get a pampb-

"The, nervous twitcnings, were also naturally. There is no unpleasantnausea and mucous surfaces of the system. let from -

p cured in a short time, and have never returned after taking them. No grip Send Testimonials free.F. POWELL FERTILIZER .&, CHEMICAL.CO,
4 or bothered me in the least since. J. CHENEY: & CO. Toledo 0.B@Sold
discomfort. BALTIMORE. MD.,
ing-no pains-no Theyare
'F This has also been a great relief to me,
: > by Druggists, 7 se.A .. .
as the twitchingg were very annoying, as composed of materials that go
} well as an indication,to everyone of the through the system gradually, collect COUGH, COLD OR SORE<; THROAT The sale of fertilizer stamps by the

terrible condition in which my state of ing all impurities and, like the good requires immediate attention. department of agriculture last week

:-: of health all is was.that the And rheumatism the greatest seems wonder to be little servants that they are, disposingof "Browris Bronchial-Troche. will in-'. aggregated $324, the tax on 1,296

cured also, and does not bother me in the them effectually. variably give relief. tons. .


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flank Farmer and Fmif- grower, it, and within fifteen years we will I will practically render it impossibleever The Fruitland- Peninsula Law and "., *

: raise about a fifth of all the sugar to create a demand for this otherwise Order League. _5' -.'
A Weekly Newtptper published at 16:Main raised in the United States." delicious sweet:: Factories conducted Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. .:?-J

v Street TI IoI1T111e.Fla.TKBM8 "Thomas Roberts, of Green Cove on scientific principles, reducing The Fruitland Pehinsula'Law and s' .]i
i the syrup to a standard densityand Order held full '.. .t
OF SUBSCRIPTION Springs, says the hyacinth problem affords League a public meeting .
For one Ytar ..:.............!..............>l3-oo a splendid for the purity, can alone establish a market on Saturday, the"4th, at,the school
for Six Months........................ ..... 1.00 opportunity house, Pomona, which was a great... ..
in Fordca! Coontrfe* ........ ......,......... s.oo'I state authorities to do the state some ..... The '::1'
service through its convicts instead of success. League shows a remarkable -
Sub in all cash in t
criptiou cases C: \V.
Major Campbell's i immigration increase in and
advance. No discount allowed on one'sjwnsubecriptonexceptlnaclnbbutto !farming them out to'compete with membership an \,
circular. in another column deserves unquenchable enthusiasm. Nearly one
( ) free labor in various industries. More; !
} all agents a liberal cash commission or less bright sun and drying winds attention, also his letter explaining 1 hundred of the most important, most i:

be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby prevail at all seasons of the in this I advocating the scheme. influential and most determined citizens -t
them. Write for terms. There is not another in Florida
man Sisco, Pomona, Welaka, Hun-
state. Unimproved lands are to be ,ft
To every' subscriber,new or old,remitf f ound almost who is more willing to work for the t ington, Como, Fruitland, Hudnall and 1
ting ns. .$3.00, we will send the paper one contiguousto promotion of the interests of this State
Georgetown met to receive
the together jg
year and a copy of Rolfs' Vegetable hyacinth, and convict labor ,
without recompense to himself than the report of the Executive Committee 1
Growing in the South for Northern be utilized in taking the weeds
Markets post-paid. For two new subscribers from the water andspreading them Major Campbell. and_ to give instructions as to their j
; at $3.00 each, we will send, the land where with future procedure.After fc
upon slight at-
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "OrangeRturemittancesehonld To Be Shut Out Of The Malls the meeting was called to or- !.;
ten on, they will dry rapidly, and can
be made by check- be converted.into ashes worth more The postoffice department is taking der by the President, the minutes of 0

postal note money order or registered than the cost of preparing them a firm stand against the so-called the previous meeting were read and E

fetter to order ofRates ""missing letter"and "missing word" adopted.The ,
of advertising on application. This scheme is not. promising. ,contests, which are being conductedby constitution of the League and 1.1

.? JMBJCK3 AND :fBUIT GROWER, There is no vegetable matter that will ] a number of publishers to increasethe the roll call were then read, and report :

.' Jacksonville, Fla. yield any profit to collect it in a green subscriptions to their papers. of the Committee was callEd for. This \-i

state and prepare it for fertilizers. The lottery l law directs that the post- report recited the action of the Committee y f of

\ Grass, weeds, pinestraw etc ,after they master general upon evidence satisfactory : in the various outrages broughtto {t

CONTENTS. have dried out and thereby parted to himself that a concern or person their notice, as far as could be made

Transplanting Trees.-, .............*..... T80 with the enormous weight of water they is operating through the mails a public. i i-
GBOVB AND'OBCHABD-The Pineapple Orange (contained, barely pay for collection, lottery scheme offering prizes dependent The Committee complained that the J,

; Notes on the orange; Jamaica 'and then.chiefly as bedding for,stock, upon lottery or 'chance, prohibitthe running at large of hogs was a prim t'

notes........................................ 7'I1ie absorbing the liquid manure as a ba delivery of all mail matter to it. factor in the production of discontent \
subject of Immigration;the Hyacinth sis for The idea of collect -
compost. All and
question ............................ .... 788 the' newspapers and periodicals containing outrages, they further stated 'f,
ing water hyacinths, which are advertisements that in their
o A busy man; To plow or not to plow; A. of this charactor opinion, after much and
': sure way- to grow peaches; Influence of exceedingly :succulent, drying them are forbidden transmission in the careful inquiry, the laws relating to

f r stock on scion......................... .... 789 enough to burn and then reducing mails. This law, it is now announcedat the running at large of these animals
TOBACCO--Notes............................. 789 them to ashes is one of the most impracticable the postoffice department, will be are unconstitutional, and they'advised

Pluitra'Velvet AND TXTJCKIB; -The Velvet bean; schemes we have heard of applied to all schemes which are i in a consultation with the best'legal authorities J '
beans make good coffee Aspara-
; lately. As to the hyacinth problem, violation of it if continued i in on constitutional law.
&Bermuda; grass in the South......... 790 they are t
Fronts read the letter on another page operation advertisements of The meeting
l: Ginseng culture;Action of cowpeas themare enthusiastically adopted

't on floats; He prefers turnips;Not N. R. Ray, one of Sumpter's most published. the suggestion of the Committee,
enough truck farming;What one potato :Missing letters contests held and on hearing that the of
did................................, ........, 791 successful farmers, is demonstrating are to sum $50
the value of be such violations because many cor was needed, that sum was in a very
OUR RURAL HOME Why Farmers are hay as a forage crop. After
poor; Kind or cruel; The salt habit..... 793 harvesting his oat crop.he plantedhis rect answers can be given, but only few minutes donated twice over, and

"The Glntleman that_ pays the rint."...... 793 fields in peas, and during the past one list is deemed the "correct list"by the commitlee was invited to take the -

Water Hyacinth;Good farming;Neighbor- week harvested the vines at a rate often the promotor of the scheme. The necessary steps, and also to take action"" '.i;
; hood sugar-making plant; Shut out of After chance consists in guessing what words so as to procure the assistance! and cooperation -
acres a day.
the malls shallow filling
Deep or plowing eyery
; ; the so-called "correct list." of the counties in this
t Fruitland Peninsula Law and Order barn and outhouse on his plantationwith compose dam'

League .. .............,.................. 794 hay, he packed the surplus into Such schemes are held to be especially said co-operation having already been r
'Markets; Immigration...................... 795POULTBT I bales, and yesterday sold to the Bag- obnoxious owing to the skillful proffered. t
-Bronzo turkeys;Treatment for ley Grocery Co, of this city 412 balesof wording of the advertisement whiclimakes The Committee will be pleased to t i_.
gape worms; New way of supplying receive '
the chance for communications
L fresh eggs.e...................,............ 796DIXBT as fine hay as ever was grown i in obtaining a prize from all par- ;
more remote than in the defunct Louisiana ties interested, addressed "The Secretary r:
-Cottonseed meal for cows;Rough- Georgia. This surplus alone will net ,
age necessary for cattle. ................ 796 Mr. Ray nearly $600, or the worth of lottery. Fruitland. Peninsula Law andOrder 'j
The scrub cow.... .....-..................... 800( ) about twenty-six bales of cotton and > 4 League, Huntington, Fla.," and '

r $50 will more than cover the entire Deep or Shallow Plowing. thanks all those who have already

. I1i cost of planting and harvesting the Horace Greeley for years advocated communicated.
Jacksonville. pea crop. deep plowing, until he was 'called Following is the constitution of the

Week Ending December 7, 1897 The above from the Manatee River down by a deputation of New Jersey League:

:: B. B. Journal, is an.instance of good farm farmers, who found that deep plowing The name of. this organization shall be
w III : !::! in the soil of their the Fruitland Peninsula..Law and Order
DAT=. .. a i .!! = c2GO ing. These cow peas were sown at sandy farms had .
GO :II =s ::. turned the thin League.Article
; i stratum of fertile soil
such time that
- ,- a they matured after the I. The of this
_1 New. 1 ....... 53 63 71 51 20 61 0 rainy season, when hay.making is near the surface so far under that it is to organize purpose the moral sentimentof organization
.. .... 60
2..i. 63
'S 3... .... 61 6.4 73 68 0t' 7 7 6.4 01 0 easily carried on. During the rainy took years of effort and much cultivation the community against acts destruct
.. 4........ 65 10 80 63 n 72 0 it would have been sheer and manure to make their land as i ive of property.Article .
.. ....... season a im- --r
s. 59 53 63 58 5 0o 02 II. The
it officers of this associ&r
good first. In
.. as was at all the later
6..5 SO 58 38 harvest and
.. ....... 20 48 0 possibility to cure ten tion sball be a President, Secretary and
7 39 54 65 39 26,52 0 comments on deep, plowing made by -
of vines
- acres pea per day. Treasurer, and an Executive Committee
II.I......... s.t tio 68 52 ,15 tio -03 Mr. Greeley, he always filed an excep- composed of one member from each town

-Total ralntatlaooinchea. It C. Brady, of Palatka, has erect- tion that the practice was not adapted represented, who shall be elected by the

T-Trace. ed a cane mill and syrup plant, and is to'land that had poor, thin surface soil. association.
A.J. HITOnEu.Observer. prepared to manufacture syrup on In other words, the depth of plowingmust Article III. The Executive Committeeshall

shares, taking one,third of the amount always depend on the characterof : be charged with the duty of carry
ing out the wishes of the association.
In an interview with the Cincinnati, made as his toll. He bottles and seals the soil, and the amount and kindof action of the Committee will be guided The

Ohio, Commercial Tribune, Mr. W.W. the syrup boiling hot and guaranteesit vegetable matter it, contains. by the orders of the association, or speo-

Russell, owner of the Cincinnatus to keep for an indefinite period J Deep plowing is just as beneficialon tic orders failing by the declared purpose .
Farms .of 115,000. acres near Sebas- without souring or granulating. cold, sterile soils as on any other of the association.: T

tear, on Indian river, said, among Small neighborhood plants like this, I I but not at first. When the virgin soil member Art. IV.by signing Any citizen these articles.may become a '''':.

other things :, "I propose to stay with the best modern process for extracting j I is broken, it ought to be done with a :<

right with our undertaking. We will I the juice by diffusion, (instead 1 shallow furrow. But let the plow go It is understood BY-LAW that xo.1.all members

start with 3,000 acres of cane and a of the old roller mills) ought to in an inch or two deeper every year, this organization are pledged' to the of-

$250,000, mill, which will produce be generally established throughoutthe thus virtually creating a soil by sun- of all moral and statutory laws support calculated I

12,000,000 pounds of sugar. Our State where ever' there is cane ning and sweetening the lower layers to render this country a safe and .

tract is twelve by eighteen miles in enough grown. Farmers' syrup is so with oxygen, and enriching them with suitable home for peaceful and industrious
z: extent.' We will colonize and settle variable and generally! so thin that it humus. citizens, and against all lawbreaking J .
---.. i I acts, even if of a retributive character.JrJ(1 .

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These and many other articles TV "F R E E .
; GIVE '
fully to reliable described persons in our hdoine Premium us to List introduce KING'S SEEDS for field THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLoRIDA
MONEY required advance. Write us i on postal
card and garden...Please send NO me one'3.00 Collection of Seeds, which I i will try to r
those sold in SO
for ;
sell for you, and should I aU I will return unsold Seeds and money testimonials. -ATJACIs0Nvp-
; and
l7 with"prcmium list
days".and we will at once lend the Seed,prepaid "
'' WATCH given for selling one Richmond.$3.00 Collection T. J. KINO CO., Richmond, V a.I ; CE, E'LA.: ,
Rd'crence-City: Bank of .
Solicits the business.of merchants, planters and fruit growers
all lands offered for sale, and advise with
r : Markets. those who either want to buy or sell; All accounts. have personal attention. Drafts on Eng- .

for we are well aware that there is much land and the continent bought and sold on favorable; '
land held in Florida at a fictitious valuation .,.
E: JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Dec. 11, 1897. and a great deal of valuable land be- terms. R. C. "COOLEY Cashier.

FRUITS AND PRODUCE. ing offered for less than true value., JAHES M. SCHUfUCHER, President.8ITUBT10N8 ,
g Any newspaper in the world publishing -
Corrected by Marx Bros. this prospectus three times will be<

These are average quotations. Extra choice entitled to all general information free: SECURED FOR STUDENTS
', lots fetch prices above top quotations,while poor This Bureau has no capital. It will
r lots seU lower. have expenses to meet. All who desire
.. ... .. .
Pines Apples;,.per.....barre...... .::.::.:;:.:....:...:. ::.. to help immigration to .Florida can be< MASSEY'SJacksonville -
Lemons, Messina...?............box....... 3-7' made honorary members upon paymentof
English Peas, dried,..............bus........1.2 five dollars-not with the view, how-
Y? Peanuts, best brand...... '............04 to .oj ,.
dividends other '
Potatoes.............. ..........bbl......i.....2.60Seed ever, of ever receiving ; ..-1J.;::.
? Chili Red............................. 3-5 than having their money returned to p-
Early Rose .....,.. ...... ...................3.00 them when the institution is on a self ,,
Hebron... ............... .... .................3.00 t
Peerless.....................,.........,......,3-oe sustaining basis. ::
Dakota Red,.................,...... .........3-oc Any one having reputable schemes they '.;!',, "
BLisslrinmph..,.........."...................3.50 wish written up can have'it done when .
x : Onions, .. ,............ ....bbl... ......2.50 endorsed Board of Directors .'-
B t.......".. ............_dol..........,20 by our upon Fla., .." <:*
payment of a nominal sum, sufficient to '
4 VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. pay expenses. Cammunication with al Columbus, Ga., :', *.* :'; :
Corrected by Davis&: Robinson. real estate men throughout the world de-
Birmingham Ala. s .
+ Yellow Yams, .,..................bush .50 ,
Sweet Potatoes, ........ .... .35 to .40 This is not a local affair by any means-
Hubbard squash, .................bbl 1502.00' It is desired that its influence for good Montgomery, Ala.
f Lettuce ....<.... ..............doz 30 shall extend to county and r
......... ..--- 25-30 I' every every THE GREAT SCHOOLS OF THE SOUTH. .
I Egg Plants.................... bbl.. 3.00-4.00 I neighborhood in that county, in the :
:;if .Tomatoes .,_._...........crate.... 1.50to 2.00 State. CHEAPEST AND BEST. (
f Sweet Pepper.s.- bu .... ...i.oot To that end desire to establish .
.; Green Beans,.................. crate.. 75toioc we
!- 1 Pumpkins ........._........each .5 to .10 agencies in every county. Send for Catalogue Address Nearest School;
Kershaws .... ..... ..........each .3to .10 Any reputabte and competent persons,, J
Parsley ......._.per do*.bunches bunches 25-.30 men or women, endorsed by their county ESTABLISHED 1875, :' .

Green Pepper onlons.per,hot...._............bushel .50 to 1.00.25 commissioners as such, can be honorary
Sage well cured..............._.lb .25 members and agents of this Bureau on
HCSUI.----..I. .30 to 35 application. Such application must in WILLIAM A. BOURS
..... .. i
koosters.__. -- -- ..20 to,2S
Iialfgrown.--._..*...,. ..... .15 to .2S all cases be accompanied by $5 and a '-
Turkeys, ....._...per pound,gross .10 to .12 self-addressed, post-paid envelope, and
., Duckl.--........ .25t0 .30 wilt entitle the applicant to all information Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers
Geese ......__................... >4 this office.without I
Leeks ............per doz bunches. .2010.25 coming through .1.1We
a Radishes ....................per dOl .15 other fee. .
Cucumbers,..._. .............crate 1.25.tO'I.50SplDach. BO VCTSST BA.TT OX, 7ACI OXVILLJ, FLA. -
...........'......perbushel 1.25-1.50 BOARD OF DIRECTORS. .
Cauliflower.............. ......perbbl 500 .
s,..,.............-...........bunch .03 General Robert Bullock,W.S. Bullock, Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds.. A Oomple Stock of
Florida Honey,.... ...pound section .10 C. W. Campbell, Henry Dunn, George
McKay Doff McIver, Simon Benjamin Corn Oats Flour Bran
Cribbett, D. A. Miller, D. H. Irvine, F. Hay, Wheat Grits Meal;

IMMIGRATION !I. IMMIGRATION !II! E. Harris, E. C. McLeod, Carlos L. Har- t
ter, J. M. Meffert, A. 8. Kells, Ocala, Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark.

Fla;Stephen Powers, J. N. C. Stockton, .

Marion County Bureau of Immigration J Jacksonville,Fla. STATS 'AGENTS FOR PURE GROUND BONEtggargllen *
and Literature. } Fertilim Co. '
D. E.President McInB, NITRATE SOD'f.
A stlf-addreseed envelope, poet-paid and Treasurer.
accompanied by fifty cents, will get information Ocala, Fla. Star Brand Fertilizers, MURIATE OF POTASh '
obtained after long years of CHAS. W. CAMPBELL, SB.,
practical knowledge .and personal obser- General :Manager and Secretary, GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. : SULPHATE POTASH, ,-

ration.: This is not a moneymaking .. Tree and
rxR scheme. As an organization we have no Orange KAINIT. EtO
; land w"e want to sell, and do not want to New York Market. FEBTTTiTTTiR. .

buy any. Our object is to have the waste These Fertilizers have no superior In tht market Mid*trial will convince. w
places in Florida occupied and built up ORANGES, ETC. -nit!for Cab.1en. tr*.. .
by actual settlers. Florida is the Klondike Florida-fancy bright, best sizes, 3.75 to -
s c of the United States. Our object is 4.00; straight lines, 3.25 to 3.50; russet, Phliadelphla'Market.Oranges .
r to get seekers! after homes in Florida and fair to choice, 3.00 to 3.20; rough and
land holders together to make their own. coarse, 2.50 to 2.75; Grape fruit, bright, choice to fancy: brights, 3.50 QUICK WORK
m bargains.We 5.00 to 7.00; Mandarins,. 5.00 to 6.50;;Tangerines to 4.00: cossets, and fair to good brights; ,
will do all in our power to aid actu- 7.50 to 10.00. 3.00 to 3.50;; Grapefruit per box, 5.00 to In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables -
& al settlers and those who desire to sell 7.50; Tangerines, half box, 3.50'to 5.00; GIVE GOODS shipped SENT to us US is our BY motto.GROWERS WE
:w good lands at reasonable rates, but we VEGETABLES. Mandarins, half box, 2.50 to 3.50j'; Pine- FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
will not recommend lands we know to be Cauliflowers, choice to fancy per bbl., i apples, Smooth Cayenne, per pine, .25 to BUY OURSELVES. They are protected
f I valueless, or aid those who merely wish 3.75 to 4.00; fair to prime- 1.50 to 2.00; .50; Red Spanish!' ) per crate 3.50: to 5.00; by our a dollar.40 years Enquire experience as to without our defaulting .

to speculate.. Celery t choice to fancy, large, per dozen, Tomatoes, choice to fancy, ripe, per car- and financial stability which any bank standing'or
t Those who wish.to come to Florida to .25; fair to prime, .16 to .20; Cucumbers, rier, 2.40 to 4.00; Egg Plants choice to merchants having mercantile reports-can:
' live will do well communicate. with Florida, per crate, 1.00 to 1.75;' Egg fancy, per bbL, 7.00 to 8.00; orange bbx, verify METHOD-then WILL try us SATISPYYOU.-WE BELIEVE Send OUR

plants, Florida, per bbl.,5.00 to 6.00; per 3.00 to 4.00; Green Peas, choice to fancy, your name for our quotations. Stencil and
us.Those who desire to sell lands, eitherin box, 2.50 to 3.00; Lettuce, Florida, per per box or basket, 2.00 to 3.50; Cucumbers cards free. Letters promptly answered
this county or another, will do well to basket, 1.50 to 3.00; Peppers, Florida, per choice to fancy, 1.60 to 2.00; String
give us a description of their lands, section carrier, 1.50 to 2.50; String Beans, Florida Beans, wax, 1.50 to 2.00; Green. 1.25 to FRENCH .& CO.,

k township and range, with price and round wax per basket, 1.50 to 2.25; 2.00; Okra, per carrier, 1.50 to 2.25; Pep- 116 Warren St. New
terms, cash or.in payments. Any communication per crate, 1.50 to 2.00; flat wax, per bas pers, large green, per carrier, 2.00.to. 3.00; York.
} of this kind,accompanied by ket, 1.00 to 1.75; per crate, 1.00 to 1.50; Squashes, choice to fancy(wrapped) per ESTABLISHED 1855.
fifty cents will be recorded'in. our Book green, per basket, 1.0010 2.00; pe.crate, orange box,2.50 to 3.00;Lettuce, Florida,
c of Record. 1.00 to 1,75;Tomatoes, Florida. per carrier choice to fancy, well headed, per bas-

We will 'reserve the privilege at, all 2.00 to 400. ket, 2.00 to 1.75.E. :Many acres are being planted in
times.to make an expert examination of FRENCH & Co. .B. REDJ'W.D & Co.
.. celery at Hawthorne, Alachua county.

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., : Poultry. united. The female is the larger and ered every day and express them to r
each is attached by its mouth to the the farmer with the retail city, tradeso
mucous membrane of the windpipe of he in return could deliver the eggs

Bronze Turkeys. the bird, where they live and grow by before they were 10 days old, a good
Y'A great deal has been said about sucking its blood. business, in a small way, could be

the;weight of Bronze turkeys, yet, when The eggs do not leave the female worked up for the dull months.
: selecting'stock,-one should be guided until after her death. When her bodyis The points to be emphasized are: ,
nearly as much by the symmetry of i 'destroyed, ova or Eggs are distrib-- Tie eggs must be gathered only from 1'N

the bird and the turkey of its plumageas uted and the embryos emerge, provided reliable producers, and ,once week.
by its size or weight. The body the conditions are favorable. They must be expressed to retailer .
should be long, and deepest at the cen. They hatch in from seven to forty same day as received. All business
ter, with a full breast, broad back, days from the death of the female, must be done upon honor, as any "dishonest i
strong thighs, and shanks of moderate according to the stage of advancement. methods would ruin the tradeat Shortest, Quickest Most Attractive

length. In young birds the shanksare In a moist temperature at 68 degrees once. As'regards profits, a dollara s
a'dead black, but they grow lighter eggs have hatched in from 28 to 30 case should be readily received and :ROUTE -t

with age, until they finally becomeof days. If kept below 59, they preserve two or more cases ought to be easily FLORIDA POINTS BETWEEN AND THE NORTH
a pink or flesh color. their vitality for three months and collected in a day.-American Agri.. THE ,

No one should attempt to raise tur often'a year. In dry sand they dry culturist. Florida Central and Peninsular .
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keys who has'not sufficient.space for up and die. These eel-like embryoslive
them; it is useless to try to raise themon and swim in water, and if the tem- Dairy. NEW THROUGH ROUTES.
limited runs. This is where many perature is low may survive about a.. New York to Jacksonville by
... breeders make their mistake In of 68 New Florida' Pennsylvania K. R. to Wash- "
poultry year. water a temperature 9f and ington. Southern Railway to
and when failure meets them they put to 77 degrees they live no more than Cotton Seed Meal for Cows. Northern Columbia, Floridt. Central &
Air Line.
it down to every'cause except- the rightone. eight to ten days. In two or three Editor Farmer and Fruit-Growen Peninsular points in Florida.to all principal

weeks from the time chicks take the In my communication on butter- Cincinnati to Harriman JuneCincinnati
It must'be remembered that the'turkey -' embryo'iri 'food'or water,. they have' making a few days ago, in telling the tion Harriman by Queen Junction& Crescent to Ashe-,
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is'really the last of our domestic the symptoms of a disease. As each amount of cotton seed meal to give, I Ashevllle & vile and Columbia by Southern -
Railway, ,and Florida
fowls that has been brought from its female contains several thousand eggs, should have said about one pint of the Jacksonville Central&Pensnsular-Colum-
wild state to a domestication. They the in which the J bia to Jacksonville ;
water or mud require close attention and care. You destroyed is very well supplied with gives, instead of a given amount for Cincinnati Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Jacksonville to Chattanooga by-
must not be afraid of work when and Southern K'y to Ever
you infecting embryos. all kinds of cows. Please make cor- Florida}ette,Florida Central & Penin-
go, into the poultry business, either Investigators have found that earth rection. W. E. DRISCOLL. Limited. sular to all Important Florida
with turkeys or chickens; it takes all worms in the ground occupied by infected Manatee, Fla.Roughage points. \.
the;patience and perseverance one has. fowls often contain the em- .-.'c Kansas and City Memphis Kansas City R.R.t to Fort Kansas Scott &,

!: ., But turkeys pay well for all troubles, bryos within their bodies, and these Necessary for Cattle. Jackgo'vllleTho ]I1o Birmingham Everette Fla.Southern Central R'y'&
and when six' weeks old most of the worms if eaten by the chicks may in- Several experiments have been made Line Peninsular to all Fla. points.
work and danger is over, and you will fect them, so on infected ground, the for the purpose o determining to what Louis to Jacksonville by
Line to
be proud of them; for after that ,they earth worms the fowls eat, as well as extent it is necessary to cater to the ap Holly Sp'gs 1St. Central to Holly Quoin Bp'gs.
will be. things of beauty, and a joy the water they drink and other food petite of an animal in the matter of Route. City to,Birmingham Memphis &,Sou.Birmingham
while they last. It is pleasanter to they eat that is thrown on the ground, nutrition. The chemist says that foodin J K'y to Everette and F. 0.& P.
feed turkeys than chickens'they; know may contain the embryos. Older certain propotions is neccessary to Sioux: City. Ill.&: Chicago Cent. to to Holly Jacksonville
when they have. enough and can be chikens are not so susceptible, havingmore the perfect development of the ani-- Holly Route Sp'gs}Sp'gs K., C. M. & B. to fir
satisfied with a reasonable amount- the mal. The animal mingham, Sou. Ii' to Ever
power to disgorge worms, seems to say ette and the F. C. & P.
that is, all except the old gobbler; he and are not injured by a few. The something else is necessary and that Louls'ille &Nashllle to Rive
never:stops eating as long as there is. chickens that have been kept away the chemist does not know all thereis New Orleans To }Junction.route with F.through C. & sleepers P. only
any in sight from infected soil for eight or nine to be )known on the subject. The Jacksonville between New Orleans. and
To the uninitiated rearing turkeys is weeks may then be allowed to run. plan or the experiment, stated briefly, Jacksonville.
The F. C. & P. has 700 miles ot track in a
a great mystery; so very difficult, in Few but stunted and unthrifty ones was to attempt to raise a calf to matur- Florida running through the
fact, that after one or two futile at- become affected after that. ity without coarse food of ,any kind Tobacco Stock Region Farming, and Dairy Section, -
tempts, may be given up in despair., To prevent the disease, put the and to see what effect this has on the Peach and Strawberry Land.,
Banana and
' The scientific poultry raiser of course chicks'on a board floor, ,and remove system. The first calf selected was a Orange Phosphate Belt. Pineapple Vo\ ntry,

knows exactly how it is done. But the well fowls to new ground. Garlicor grade shorthorn which was fed on Hat the Other Sliver Pine Spring Scenery and
the wife or daughter of the farmer in asafoetida, administered in the foodor milk and ground feed of half corn and The Great Hunting Country.
moderate circumstances can afford few drinking water, is both a preventive half oats. This calf would drink any 'Beaches the Noted Fishing Grounds.Has .
the best lands for tillage,greatest
ofthe conveniences which tend to les- and ,a cure. .Strong brine or a amount of milk and in a,short time ety of soils in the State, and above all van
sen labor, and which are considered solution of sulphuric acid will destroy viould eat a bushel of grain.a day. Runs over the Central Rldgeland
absolutely necessary to the professional the infection in the soil. There'are At four months the joints commencedto Where It Is High and Healthy.
IMP poultry raiser. To be sure it requires several well-tried methods of dislodg- swell and at five months there was the Prosperous best freight towns facilities fill its for route any and produce it offers to

a considerable amount of exercise to ing the worms. If chicks are compelled evident disturbance of the nerve cen- the Send Northern also for markets.the best map of Florida (sent
t keep up with a' large flock of turkeys to breath the dust of air-slacked ters, but no disturbed digestion. The free) and note the towns on its route.AO.MACDONELLG.PA.

when they have the whole surface ol lime; it reaches and affects the wormsso calf was killed and everything 'was Jacksonville,F fa.
the broad earth to' range over; but, they cannot retain so.strong a hold, found to be'normal, but there,was an _'
; then, it is healthful exercise.-Rural and the chicken is enabled to cough entire absence of fat, while the mus- The Fla. Cent & Peninsular R. R, s

World. them up. This is simple and very cles or the lean parts were unusually Offers to Shippers .
....... effective.-American and'hard.
Agriculturist. plump The next calf usedin
Treatment for Gape 'Wof Ju. the experiment was the offspring ofa The Shortest and Quickest Route
Gape worms destroy great numbersof New Way of Supplying Fresh Eggs.A high grade Holstein Friesian cow BETWEEN

young chickens, turkeys and pheas' large number of farmers near the and a Jersey bull, weighing 107 pounds.It FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
ants in many parts of the country, es cities retail their own eggs, chickens, was kept on a diet of skimmed milk THE EAST AND WEST.
pecially in warm climates. They etc., and have a good trade with the for seven months, at the end of which With Improved Ventilated Can this com- -
secure lodgment in the windpipe or well-t.do families, but from, now on time it was stiff in the joints, was indif pany is better equipped than ever ever to
trachea of the birds, causing them to they will be absolutely unable to sup-I ferent as to,eating, and finally refused insure handle close the Orange connections and Vegetable and prompt Crops despatch, and

open their mouths wide, gasp for ply all the eggs wanted., As it now : to get up. It was then given straw, to Through all Eastern and oars Western to destination Markets. with

breath, sneeze and.attempt swallow is, fanners in remote districts take which it ate greedily, three hours af- out change or delay. ,'
If the number of worms is large, the their eggs to the nearest store once a terwards chewed the cud for the first Perishable freight followed by wire and "
affection, as they grow larger becomesmore week or once in two weeks.. The time, and entirely recovered, a case of shippers advised and arrival time at passing destination.various Junction :'
and more oppressive and finally store keeper holds them usually a practically raising a calf from the dead AU claims for overcharges and loss prompt- '. .
kills the fowls. This disease destroys week or longer, the next man a few by simply giving it roughness. A ly See adjusted.that goods ,
your are markedvia
: the young when from six weeks to days longer, and so on until these eggs similar experiment was tried on a third F. C. & P. R. R. -.
three months of age. Twenty to thirty are no longer strictly fresh when they calf. The experiment began the first For Information call on or address the under
pairs of worms three-quarters"of an reach the consumer. of May. By July the animal beganto ignod:
I inch, in length have often been found Now, if a reliable man would gather reel when it walked and by October W.E.B.TATLOBTrav.A'gtOcala TUCKER, Gen.A' Orlando,Fla.FI:

\ in;the trachea of one bird. What appears eggs once a week from those whom he I began to fall,when it was given hay, G.W.M.-R.'HOLDEN FULLER.,Trav.Trav.A'A/gtl t.Tampa UesburVVFla, Fla.
to be a forked worm is in reality knows can be depended upon to give i and !in five and a half hours began to Or' N.S. PENNINGTON Traffic merger.
'- .a male and a female, permanently him only eggs which have been gath:, chew cud. The fourth experiment was WB. PLEAS" Allb._ Jacksonville t tnt ln.lt,Fla.

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; OLD RELIABLE BUCKEYE: NURSERIES. I "CENT- -TP4,RD" COLUMN.RATES. l I DO NOT buy budded trees on old hard
_" o .-= ,when you can, get them on new
Twenty words, name and address, healthy stock for the came >rice. Centennialand
one week,25 cents; three weeks cents: Noth
.- I have for the sevson of '98 a fine stock of CITRUS TREES, ing-taken CO(less than 25 cents. H. Friedlander Satsumas on, Interlach sweet new in,stuck Fla. 10303mI (Address ..

__ : comprising all the leading varieties: Advertisements.for this column MUST be pre- ,
.... '. paid.

'.-: PAR, ON. BROTO (early), TABDEFF (late), KING, JAFFA, RUBY, BLOOD, Initials Send no and stamps figures larger count than as two one cents.word. Have Them. If

WASH NAVEL TANGERINE 40,000 fine Orange and Pomelo Buds on 4, 5
PINEAPPLE VILLA FRANCA and 6 year stocks. I want to sell! 29,000 in next
: Leghorn, Black IES Fruitland Park,Fla. 7-3-tf .
f Langshan and Black Minorca,at $1, $1.50 and
Have a nursery on rented land. All No. 1 trees sold. Have probably three $2 each, according to quality. Lyman Bro', The Hart Pomelo. '
j. thousand second size'stocks five years old, buds from eighteen inches to three feet. Melbourne, Fla. .12 4-3m
.: Must move all trees by March 1st and rather than Specially recommended by the nomencla-
transplant will sell all No. 2
GRASS ture committee of the State Horticultural
mat ed, 3 pounds
l- '. trees at 121.2 cents each, $10 per 1,000. ADDRESS: PARA 50c; large lots special prices. Albert ciety. Buds$1.50 per hundred,$10.00 thous
1 Fries, poultry breeder, and. Statp agent for and. PHILLIPS BROS.
:, 1Ut. B. GILLETT, Lee's Lice Killer. 12.43NOTHING 7-24-15 Chuluota, Orange County,Fla. .

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r SEEDS FOR THE 'SO Ul Fume Stocks sweet bearing.6 years, and,buds of Hart's H.extra Friedlander 2 years Late large'old.on Satsuma, Interlachen sour Very 134-6 stock.treeson fine;, Also rines Lemon THIRTY,Hart's Budded, and a Seedling and few Grapefruit Valencia Seedless Grapefrut,Late Pineapple Grapefruit, Dancy S years, Eureka Tange-Parson old. '

Brown's and Enterprise Seedless An buds on g
Grapefruit stock 5 years old. Buds grown to
". ISLAND SELLING stakes. Trees very fine and sure to please, bothas
Nothing left but Black Minorcas.
, Will be sold Write to quality and price. Write us. BOWYER
NOT THE CHEAPEST, cheap. at once. C. H. & STEPHENS, Lakeland. Fla. a.
l- Jacques, Fernandina, Fla. 12-4-3

r. and Golden Queen Pineapple
*. .75 per bushel in the pod. Order NOW. Plants, for sale at Modelo Park Pinery. Quality
t 'It is Our Business to Supply] --" They will cost you more next March. H. Erwin unsurpassed. Address ORLANDO GRIPE
$ ,Pomona, Fla. 124-3 a" FRUIT CO.,C. S.VanHouten Orlando,Fla.
6-3-u.FOR .
f i. OOOD- SEEDS S' SALE CHFAP: Fine, thrifty Golden,
.. Self-blanching and other celery plants. SALE-Smooth Cayenne and Abbaka
.., A. H. Polk Lakeland, Fla. l2 !-3 and Slips. St. Petersburg Pineap f .
That will give ram ,but best results when planted in the South, You can buy seeds for ple Co.,St. Petersburg, Fla. 6-12-15
: less money than tu you can't get as good seed. MOEYER'S THEODOLITE FOR SALE.
Cheap,but seed is at Send ;will sell for $75 to cash buyer. '
poor expensive price. for
any our Catalogue is Free.
H. J, Tiffin,. Courtney, Brevard Co., Fla. You Should See v

H. G. HASTINGS & CO. 12-4-3 Those 3,000 two year King buds on 4 and 6
stocks. The
TREES-Wanted year most profitable orange grown.
CAMPHOR about one I C. W. FOX, Villa Lake Nurseries, Fruitland
about feet
.. SEEDSMEN. Interlachen Fla. be low. H high. Price must Park, Fla. 7-Ji-tf.
very Apply, J,-Tiifin, Courtney,
Brevard Co, Flal
r new stock, raised from seed since the
.' WINTER HAVEN NURSERIES Below the Frost Line! freeze. Buds 4 to 6 feet high, excellent roots
I and perfect condition. Nothing like it-in the
* fit" Offer their Fine Stock of CITRUS TREES at Reduced Prices. JAMAICA COLONY Of FLORIDA People State. Address! H. Friedlander, Interlachen, -
a SUCCESS! Coffee, Cocoa, Kola, Nutmegs, Fla. 10-80-3m(
t e Ginger Oranges, etc. For full particulars,

( Parson Browns Ruby,Amory, Jaffa'Bloods, St. MicHael, Jaffa, Wash. Navels. write,H. G. Burnet&Co., Linstead,Jamaica.12+6tSOUR Don't You ForgetTo

.Tardiff, Dancy, King Tangerines, Villa Franca Lemons.
send for list of
price all the leading varies
' Triumph, Marsh Seedless, Thornless Silver Cluster Pomelos. ORANGE, bushel.SEED Cash$with 6. Rough Lemon, ties of Citrus Trees on of,5 and 6 year stocks. ,

I a At $25 per 100,' f. o. b. ; 10 per cent off on 500 lots. of rates.tropical H.per G.fruits Burnet in k'Co.season, Linatead at order.reasonable, fa.Seeds FOX Discounts 7-Ji-tf.,Villa according Lake Nurseries to size, Fruitland of orders.Park C., Fla.W.

r All trees are budded low on rough lemon stocks about! inch diameter. Buds 12-4.6t ? "..

ito.6 feet higli,first class in every respect and guaranteed true to name. WE ARE OFFERING CITRUS NURSERY
I Seminole Nursery at bottom prices. Choice stock
Address, RICHARD KLKMAT, Winter Haven, Fla. Offers Fine Budded Best varieties, true to name, and square
Grape Fruit and ;
: Trees of choicest varieties and lowest cash treatment. Write for prices, stating_your ,
wants. We
TT7ANTED-TRU8TWOBTHT AND ACTIve SEE AD BUCKEYE NURSERIES, great prices. V. B. Webster, Fort Meade, Fla. ,Braldentown can please you.Established Phoenix in Nurseries 1882.

d YY gentlemen or ladies to travel for responsible bargains in trees, good trees ten dollars per 12+
; established house in Florida. hundred. .
_. Monthly $65 00 and expenses.Position steady. FB SALE.-Vigorous, White Plume Cel- I Need Money,

; envelope.Reference.Dominion Enclose self-addressed Company, Dept.stamped R. Chicago MAN thoroughljpnnderstandlng} growing Moist ery Sub-irrigated Plants, one Muck Dollar per land Thousand. Therefore: I will sell my large stock'of Orange
Celery for
curing tobacco desires position will rent andPomeiotrees
; atverylowprices. All the best
Bear Head Farm Pine Caste
instruct ,Orange Co.
any number farmers combined; and popular varieties of Orange and Pomelo
good worker. MATTHEW WATSON, Hasting, 124-3 Florida. trees from 3 to 6 feet high. Address for particu-

; with a Jersey. It began June 3., It Florida. 11-27-3.. GALA WEEK SPECIAL.An lars W. K. Trimble, Braidentown, Fla. tf't

was fed milk and equal parts (by Trifoliata for Hedges.
FOR SAI.E Two Leon county farms,480 acre
weight) of corn and oats ground. By Eighty thousand Trifoliata plants for Offer Which Will Be Taken Ad' 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and
it Hedges or for stock for citrus varieties. tobacco growing. W.:B. Clarkson,Jacksonville, t
August began to get poor, when oil Grandest hedge Plant for the South.- vantage Of by Scores Of Sufferers. Fla. 8-24-tf '_ 5

cake was added, and in September it VILLA LAKE NURSERIES, Fruitland Park,

I( it died. It would seem from this ex Florida. tf. From present indications not less than 500 HART'S LATE AND PARSON BROWN
afflicted persons will take advantage of Gala and Buds. Write for prices etar
periment that calves will not chew the You Want Them.Some Week excursion rates, and come to Jackson 23 tf W JL MANN Mannville Fla.
vllle for the express purpose of consulting
cud when fed on grains and milk nor of those three thousand.fine one year Dr. Vincent who has so clearly demonstrated

until roughness in the shape of straw Riverside Navel buds on six year old Rough that he is master chronic diseases To all NEW SOUTH CULTIVATOR is
Lemon Stocks. Will bloom those who begin treatment during Gala Week THE supe-
or hay is added. One of the significant Lake Nurseries, Fruitland Park.next spring.Fla. VIlla Dr. Vincent will give 20 per cent discount cultivate to all others. It can be adjusted to
from his usual fee and this rate will prevail any crop, from a strawberry patch to
f facts developed is that annimals until the patient gets well. This is the first an orange grove without extra attachments.
time that Dr. Vincent has Sold on trial; satisfaction guaranteed.! Price$5,
that ever deviated
are not given roughness do not
PEDIGREE SMOOTH CAYENNE PINE- his regular rate and it will probably be the freight paid. Send for circular.T. .
get fat, although the muscles are ex imported stocks of years last, so it Is good advice-to you, to advise you K. GODHEY. Waldo. Fla.
careful selection. Every sucker taken from to take advantage of this special rate. No
ceedingly hard and firm and have the plants that have produced extra large fine matter how many physicians have failed to
S- general appearance of animals.thathave fruit. E. A. Peck, Orlando, Fla. l 9-6m benefit you, come and see what this-specialist I I vv ASHINGTONIA SPECIES.Lower California,
Most Beautiful
has to say about your chances for I Rapid Growing Hardiest
r been long on dry pasture with insufficient If you cannot go to see him, send for recovery.symp- Palm. Seed now ripening Packet b> mail 25 :
t QTBAWBERRY PLANTS: Lady Thompson, tom blank. cents Thousand 92.50. E. II. HJIKT. Federal
The third
water. feature is
O Indian River, etc. Send for price list. Point'Florida. 10z4FOR ( ;,.
t:. the enormous consumption of food by J. B. Beach&Co.,Melbourne Fla. SPECIALTIES.

animals that do have sufficientroughness. a CATARRH AND SALE. -Pure-bred Berskshire .
I not Joseph It. Keen. B. CHRONIC DIS $5.00 f. o. b. cars. For further Information ,
> It would seem that calves Eugene Kedfleld. EASES of the Eye, address II. T. STBOUT Fruitland
'! Ear, Nose. Throat, Park, Lake Co., Fla. IG-3HJ-
t yr without roughness practically starve F. B. BED FIELD & CO.. Lungs HeartStomach. -
1 in the midst of the Liver, Bowels,
greatest plenty.
from 2000)to 3000 extra fine
Kidneys, Bladder grape-
i': The cow can find things in nature (Formerly of Redfield Son. Established i87i.) Nerves, Skin and WANTED and pineapple buds State
f' which Blood-Chronic age and kind of stock, age and size of bud. -
the chemist can not find.-Field QUHOIiHSRIiH FRUIT Ulcers (Old Sore Nothing but very best stock wanted. Two

1 And Farm. Leg), Cancer, Rupture -I year old buds preferred State lowest price.
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,StrictureVar- :Address Lock box 4, Leesburg, Fla. KH50-6
..... icocele Hydrocele,

t .:Wild ducks are numerous in the COJKf/IISSIOfl/ and teed cured Piles 'guaran-without HALF-PRICE for Budwood,Satsumas: ,Cen-

'" South Florida lakes and ponds. MERCJ-1I> NTS.No. % p using the knife.. mail, $4.00 per 1,000 by express., 50 cents H per Friedlan-100 by

' .. Rheumatism Diseases der, Interlachen, Fla. 10-30-3m
r. -- --- of both
sexes are special attention. .
.' The Department .405 New Market St., Fhll'a,Pa. No charge. for consultation. Fees always
Agriculture at
x SPECIATIES reasonable. Special rates for mail treatment. TORQUICK RETURNS AND PHENOME-
Washington, has issued a bulletin on ; profits,plant Satsuma, Tanger
the subject of irrigation. This is Farm- DR. \V. T. S. VINCENT, Specialist. Inc and King oranges on rough lemon stock.

.ers' Bulletin No. 46, entitled' Irrigation SoutHern Berries, Mohaw Block Jacksonville Corner Bay, Florida.&; Market Streets, ington I also have Navel Parson, Marsh Brown Seedless, Pineapple Grapefruit Wash

: in Humid Climates, by Prof. F. H.king Hours: 9 to 12 A. M; 2 to 4 &; 7 to 8 P.M.-Sun- Villa Franca Lemon anyone: ear:oldsou oranges -

Write.- for it. .,.. : Fruits and Vegetables days-3 to 5 P.M. Only. George and E.Trifoliata Snow, Ease plants.,Fla.Write for 10-9-fim prices.

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Tallahassee....................................... ......_... .........Wednesday, December 1Chattahoochee. '
....... *.............................. .. .... ......'.....Thursday, December 2 ,. 4Q ,
Kansas City.... .... .........................................:..;............. Friday, December 3 i
Nacoochee....... ...................... ..................................Saturday, December 4 es'
City of Augusta..................... ..............................'.......... Monday December 6 f0
City of Birmingham........ ......................... .. ..............Tuesday December 7 ,
.. Gate City. ........................ ......;:...........................Wednesday December 8 ..
,Z City of Macon..:................................. ...'.....:...............Thursday, December 9 ," .
Tallahassee................. ... ....... ........ ............ ............ Friday, December 10 .
Kansas City.............:........................................ ..........Saturday, December 11
Nacoo<:hee............ ...':-.......... ...:. .....0......... ... ....... .... Monday December ,
City of Augusta..................,........ ...... .................'.......Tuesday, December 14 Y ?.-.
City of Birmingham.... .......................... .... ..................Wednesday December Is ,.... -.
i Chattahoochee........... .......- ..... .......i ........................Thursday.. December leGate 2
City .'.............' ......... ........................S.... ..............Friday, December 17 .
Tallahassee............................................................... ..Saturday. December 18 SAFETY TI1EFLthV RATES
s Kansas:: City.............. .....................' ..... .... '.....;............: Monday December 20 COMFORT! QUICK I "J
Nacoochee................................................ ...... ............Tuesday, December 21 ,
City of Augusta............................................. ........ ...Wednesday, December 22 ,
City of Macon...... .... ........... ... .. ...:..............Thursday December 23 FIMtCuhte' Service. No } ,., .
City of Birmingham........,................ ...., ................. ....F.Iday., December 24 Transfers Between Jacksonville and NeVI York. '
Gate City......... .......... ............................f........ ........... Saturday December 25 The Fleet is ,
Tallahassee.........................."....................,..................Monday, December 27 composed or of the following Handsome.. New Steel Steamers: _
Kansas -. .. .. .. ...Tuesday December 28 .,.'1: to.,
,. Nacoochee.City....................... ......................... ..............Wednesday, December 29 "ConieM1 new ; ::

City of Macon ................. .... ................... .. ...............Thursday, December 30 ( ), "Algonquin, :Iroquois: Cherokee, "Sejahole1NORTH '
a City of Augusta................................................. ......;......Friday, December 31 .. j '

Central I90. Meridian) Time=as below. BOUND. ', : _" $'

City of Augusta. ............................... ............ Wednesday December 1. 11 00 pm
.' City of Birmingham..... ..... .........................,........Friday, December 2, 4 00 pm Steamers are appointed to sail according to the tide. .h-
Gate City.... ,................ .................. ...............Saturday, December 4. 400 pm -
Tallahassee.............. .. ...............................,.....Monday, December 500pm500pm JACKSONVILLE,FLA.;, (calling at Charleston),..-..... .......Sundays,Tuesdays and Thursday t, f

Kansas City ........ .. ..... .. ....Tuesday December 1 : Erom CHARLESTOI, S. C., .................. ............ ......... and _
8 Mondays,Wednesdays Friday,
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Nacoochee................ .'. ........ .. ..Wednesday; December I 500pm)
City of Augusta......... ............ ................ ......... Friday December 10, I 5) 00 pm For hours of sailing see "Clyde Line" Schedule or Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers
? City of Birmingham........... *...:.......:..................Saturday, December 11, i 00 pm
Gate City........ ...............':.... ......: .:..................Monday, December 13, 7 00 pm SOUTH BOUND.
Tallahassee..., ... ........................... .......... ........Tuesday December 14, 8 00 pm .-
Kansas City................................................Wednesday, December 15, 9 00 pm Steamers appointed to sail from
Nacoochee ............................. ............., ....... ....Friday December 17, 1000 pm are Pier 29, East River, New York at 3 p.m.. u follows:

City of Augusta...... .......................................Saturday, December"18, 11 30 pm PorCIURLESTOIS.C., .-...... ..,...........................Mondays, Wednesdays and FridaysFor
City of Birmingham..Monday, December 20, 4 00 pm
Gate City.................................. .... .................Tuesday,December 21, 4 30 pm JACKSONVILLE,FLA.. : calling at Charleston) .................Mondays. Wednesdays and
TallahaSSee...... .'.................. ................. .......Wednesday December 22. I 5) 00 pm ; FridaysClyde .
; Kansas City............... .......",..... .... ................... Friday! December 24, I 5 00 pm
Nacoochee.... ........ ............................... ..Saturday, December 25, I 5) 00 pm
City of Augusta............. ................. .......... .. Monday December 27, 800 pm ... New England and .Southern Lines
: City of Birmingham .................................. ........Tuesday, December 28, 1200m "
Gate.Clty......7....... ......................................Wednesday, December 29, 900 pm .. .. -
Tallahassee....................' ................. December 31, 200 pm *.J' Freight Only.1 FA <
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Lewis' Wharf 12:00 noon. "ft[ Calling at Charleston, s. C.,both ways. :- ..

Chaatthoochee ( New York) ...._.,.....................'...... ...Wednesday, December 1 .
City of Macon, Via( New,,York;)................ ..... ................Wednesday, December 8 Steamers "DELAWARE" and "GEORGE W; CLYDE "
Chattahoochee,,( New York) .... ... ...... ... ..:............Wednesday, December 15 ,
City of Macon, (Via New York)........,............ .._..... ......Wednesday, December 22 'sail follows yAre ;
-Chattahoochee, (Via New York).........................'........ ...:.Wednesday, December 29. appointed to u : .
FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON DIl ECT. from foot of Hogan Street,Jacksonville From Lewis' Wharf Boston ,
Central ((90th Meridian) Time-As Below. .1.1CIiYOE'.S
City of Macon....... .................... .... .... .......Wednesday, December, 12 00 m ":
ci Chattahoochee ............. ...................... .. ......Wednesday, December 8, 4 00 pm
City of Macon_.. ...........!...............................Wednesday, December 15, 1030 am ST. JOfifiS ,tIVER lkIt1E
Chattahoochee......-,... .... .... ......:..................Wednesday, December 22, 4 00 pm 1
City of Macon............ ............................ .....Wednesday, December 29, 1100 am
Connecting: at Savannah with Plant System Georgia and Alabama Hallway, Florida Palatka
Jacksonville Sanford Enterprise Fla. and 4
Central and Peninsula Railroad, Central of Georgia Railway. Intermediate

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W. G. BREWER, Ticket and Pass. Agent Ocean S.S. Co..39 Bull St. Savannah Ga. SHAW 1
.. E. W. SMITH. Contr. Freight Agent, Ocean 8 8. Co. 13 E. Bay St. Savannah, Ga, Is appointed to sail u follows: a _1

or.: R. G. TREZEVANT. Agent Ocean 8.8. Co., Savannah, Ga. Lave Jacksonville................................Sundays,Tuesdays and Thursdays .j
WALTER HAWKINS,Fla. Pass. Agent Ocean 8.8 Co.,234 W. Bay St. Jacksonville, Fla. Returning, leaves Sanford.........................Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridayaa19 330 p m
s W. J. FARRELL Sol. Agent Ocean S3. Co.,224 W. Bay St. Jacksonville Fla. ooa.m ,
L. E. BARKER. Trav. Frt. Agent OceanS.S. Co..224.W. Bay 8t. Jacksonville Fla. ,
: W. Hi RIIETT Gen'l. Agent Cent of Ga. HyM 317 Broadway, N. Y. SOUTH BOUIE, SCHEDULE. NORTH BODID, _;
E.'K. BRYAN, Jr., Gen'l. Eastern Agent Ocean 8.8. Co.,217 Brodway N. Y. Read Down. Read Up.
W. E. ARNOLD, Gen'l.Trav. Pass. Agent Ocean 8.8. Co..317 Broadway New York.. ..'"'
% R. 8. FRENCH, Sol. Pass. Agent Ocean 8.S. Co., 317 Broadway New York. .
E. R GOODWIN. Sol. Frt. Agent Ocean 8.8. Co.,817 Broadway New York.M. Leave 33op.m. ...................,...Jacksonville........................ Arrive t oo a.m. 1
C. HAMMOND Agent Ocean 8.8. Co.,New Pier35 N. R. New York. II 845 It...........................Palatka....................,..... Leave 800 p.m. i
'. C, C. WALTON Ticket; Agent Ocean 8,8. Co., 37 Broadway view York. 1/ 3 oo a.m. ............................ Astor .......,ttf................. 230 to ,
d B. R.PRICE Trav. Frt. Agent Cent of Ga. Ry.317 Broadway, New York. It. 430 ..........................St. FrancisBeresford. ........................ U. too i
W. H. Lai-OYTEAUXTrav. Frt.. Agent Cent. of OS: Ry.,317 Broadway,New York. ......,........... .. .... .......................... ii 30 a.m.
J. D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Frt. Agent- Plant System,281 Broadway, New York.. 600 ......u..................Bine Springs .......HU.....__ 1100"' y
J. J.FARNSWORTH, East. Pass. Agent Plant System 281 Broadway, New York. Arrive 330 .. .... ........... ........ .. Sanford.......................... ", 900.II .
r I*L. ADAMS. Gen'l. East.Agent F. C. & P.R. lt.,Ti3 Broadway New York. 9l5.. _.................. .Enterprise......... ..............U 930" 4
J.A.) G. &A. By. 379 Broadway New York.
.k McDUFFIE Eastern Agent
t A, DeW. SAMP "N Gen'Agent O. ot G.Rv. am Washington St. Boston. General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St', Jacksonville] ,
t J. A. FLANDERS New England Agent Plant Srtem.200 Washington St. Boston. .11
RICHARDSON & BARNARD. Agents Ocean 8 00 Atlantic Ave., Boston. '.'
w. H. HENDERSON, G. E P. A.'sBowUnrGreenJ New York.
CARROLL H. C. of G. Ry.,33 South Third ... j
U. H. CLYDE Assistant Traffic Bow New York.
DANIEL !. SMITH'r.Agent a& P. R. R. 40 South Pa. Manager S ing ;:
JNO. B. GROFF T.PJ A.. 'antP.System]oo South 10th St.. F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent 904 West Bay.St.. JacbnYlUc, J'1a ).!
? J.0, HAILE, General Savannah Ga. JOHN L. HOWARD, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville,Fla. a
Pasenger Agent, THEO. O. EGER, Traffic Manager,5 Bowling Green,New York. S

JOI E E6iN Tict.Pres'l E.H. HINTON, Traffic Mioijer., WM. P. CLYDE des CO.' Qenl Agents, <.", "'I
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formed :and are ready to carry on their the thousands, in the nursery rows,or set of an assorted lot of trees of different She is the result of chance breeding "
a allotted part in\nature s wonderful plan out singly qr.l y thedozen in,their orch- species, will show quite a sprinkling of and the science moon signs combined! }
*. of growtH.! ard positions AV, ** i fruit the next year aftor planting. Thisis She has a place in our laterfarm industry 4
SS ", f. The greatest objection that i ia generally First TranSpJanTearly in the season. particularly true of many varieties of -where farmers and dairymen are
raised.to the early planting, above recom- The> sooner the letter after growth has peaches; some plume, quite a number of thrown into competition with the world, sand
mended, is that the nurseryman shifts hardened up inj; ie fall. ? kaki, and some varieties of citrus,''notably the best only wins-alongside'of the
-' the danger from freezes on to the planter, Second. Trinqfback the tops severely. Satsuma orange and Nagami Kum- broncho pony and the Texas steer. Sheis
This view of the case is, however, incorrect There are but few exceptions to this rule. quat. G. L. TAB'EB.Glen getting her revenge back upon the
for it is a well established fact thata'newly Not one tree in ten, of the millions that St. Mary Nurseries, Glen St. men and their'posterity for the way she b
4 '. % transplanted tree will bear at are annually transplanted, ever receive a Mary, Florida. was bred and red. for, by boarding
{y least five degrees more of cold than the sufficient cutting back at time of plant -Southern Ruralist. with them and charging up a large pwt
would dp in the nursery rows. of the bill to the credit of "her compa _
Doer: from cold is diminished or enhanced ing.Third.. Be sure that the earth is compactly The'Scrub Cow.J. ny." This average cow has had a; sort

; according to the amount of packed, in close contact with every Gould, in San Francisco Chronicle.The of feast and famine sort of life; has been
= moisture contained in thetree, and when root of the newly planted tree. The use dairy business! is far more over- baked-in the,8ummer sun and soaked i
a tree is dug the evaporation and, elaboration of water to aid in bringing about this done by average"! cow than from by the autumn rains, frozen and thawed 5
\ of the sap that is continually go- result is generally advantageous, although any other cause. The trouble is that she alternately in winter, and fed what was
*: "ing" on ,through the, foliage, continues, every nurseryman annually transplants eats and exists upon{ a man's farm, to handiest and most convenient, and
without any fresh supply of moisture being thousands of trees without ts use. do just half what is required of her and milked after everything else; was done.
'iA.. avaliable through the roots. There The use of water is much* ore necessary eats as much good jbod in the year asher The truth is,this average bow will haveto
can be no fresh supply of moisture with evergreens than deciduous trees. betters. The amount of milk this go, and go soon,or the sbenD'will
"'through the roots until the new rootlets Fourth. Bank up Citrus and such average cow gives is 3100 pounds yearly, her and deliver her .owner9ver to the
have formed,as above indicated. other trees as are subject to danger from and it should be as many quarts of bet demnition bow-wows. The man/With
.. Butt apart from the increased amount cold with earth, in the manner above re ter milk.If one looks at this averagecow the average dairy is in the slough of despond
v of cold that the newly planted tree will commended. Peaches, plums, pears, critically the signs are toe often reversed I! and in similitude should be *If
stand, without protection, the ease and kaki and other hardy deciduous trees do from what they should be Le., using a wooden plow. fc
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simplicity of protecting; them during the not need banking. her head is too ]large to correspond with How many -Southern farmers have
her udder and her"shoulders wider than more tbaItthe average cow? How many y
first winter is now generally known and Fifth. Mulching with pine'straw, %
S practiced. It consists simply of throw- wire grass or any coarse litter, although her hips and her tendency to put tallow are keeping less than the* average
her caul and not in her milk and cow? Any one who keeps a scrub.: !sit
ing a few shovels of earth, coneshapedaround not always necessary is beneficial upon
i not about time they quit the
the trunk of the tree. If a severe helping to conserve the moisture, and in has ample storage capacity for everything
freeze should come and destroy the part of keeping the surface of the ground around except milk. She is a parasite that eat- dairy business as abovedescritied' ?
the newly set tree above the mound,the the tree in a'friable condition. eth by noonday, and wasteth a man's Think about, and reform.. tI
damage to the tree is very slight, and iiK When all danger of severe frosts is substance by night,and in the way of Manure and rotted-sods at the surface -
simply amounts to pruning back the over the earth should be leveled down "fleecing the innocents" she beats all the :' not only furnish plant-food, but especi ;_
tree to the point of contact with the around any trees that have been banked, trusts and rings combined.As II' ally do they prevent baking Hof the surface -
earth that his-been thrown np, and: the and all of them liberally fertilized, with a cow she is one that uses health and save moisture. .
E-J difference in size'that the trees would attain some good amoniated commercial fertil- and vigor to destroy food and render as
:- -* at the end of the first year, will be izer.. One pound to the tree, applied in little return therfor as possible. She is When the manure 'is 'drawn to the
of all the good blood and bad fields aafast as it is made, it furnishes
r. hardly apparentIfrom February or March, another pound in a product
,the very nature of their business April or May, and &third not later than breeding extant. The blood in her veinsis ,thegreatest possible amount' of direct
: ntl1'88rymenhave to transplant and handle July 1st, with the ground kept frequently an amalgamation of all tbebreeds un- plant-food. !
7, trees in large quantities, and I give stirred,will transfer the young nursery der the sun,,and"reinforced by the "'caUco Enough farm manure should bet used
., below few points that I have found of trees of the early winter planting into colored" cattle of.the hills, possessingfew to assist thin soils wherever found, so
equal value both in nursery and orchard sturdy vigorous, strong growing orchard traits of her respectable relations, .that all the fields nay increase their
ft planting. The principles are the same, trees at the end of the first year; and and embodying all thejindesirable" qual- supply of vegetable matter'and )be: per
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