Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 25, 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: UF00055765:00160
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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 Ca loguer I had a copy but hare loaned It. I find so many Interest- ., ,.
,tog things In it that I do not wish to be without copy." .. ..- -300 Guaranteed Varieties. Fruits and Orna
Our new 1898 Catalogue will contain all the good features of the 1897 catalogue besides .,,. x. ,mentals. No Insects. No connection
many new ones. Fully Illustrated with many new Pbotographlo views. We offer a full line ,' with any other nursery. .
of Fruit and Ornamental Trees and Shrubs adapted Southern. Planting. : G. L. TA'BER,
':NO AGENTS I Glen St.: Mary, Fla. .

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Everything for the South. Pear Peach Plum and.Persimmon, Citrus Fruits,, Grapes. ii-,: ,. --
-' l Nuts Ornamentals Roses etc. 350 varieties. ..-, ., .
A million and a half trees over 300 acres.' No better Stock to select from. None so .. .!' '
tan C.Wogu.tree. Address -

The Grlffllng Bros.Co.,Inc., Successor to W.Grlffing, Hacclenny Fla.


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MARSH'POMELO (Seedless), JOPPA LATE ORANGE (Seedless), TAHITI LIMB (Seedless) m

f "Beans,'Refuge.Valentine and Best of All, $2 95 per'bushel. Golden Wax,Black Wax,and' Wardwells SATSUMA ORANGE (Seedless), EUREKA LEHON (Seedless). .
Kidney Wax $j'25 per bushel Lettuce. California Cream 50 per unQ. Cabbage
c- .$2 oo to fj oo per pound. ,A full line of fresh and reliable Seeds as lOw as first-class Seeds C. TO. MARSH PR0PRI6T e.
can be bought for., Florida and Georgia Rye and Rust Proof,Oats. For,prices and varieties '
r.: write for Catalogue to' ORANGE,, LEMON, LIME AND POMELO TREES__ "
L. 'CAMERON: SeedSn an, Send Descriptive Catalogue. LAKELAND. FLA. :

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: Offers to the public this season the finest Citrus Nursery Trees grown in an experience
''of thirteen consecutive years. The,stock is large and includes the following widely ,
known and thoroughly approved ,varieties, via: Satsuma, Mandarin, Parson Brown, POMELO, ETC. ETC.
D one's Early and Centennial. Jatra, Mdjorca,Ruby Blood Stark's or Enterprise Seedless a
,Pineapple,'Homosassa,and Tangerine. Tardiff and King,Duncan and Marsh Seed- :Budding i : Wood For Sale.
.Jess 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 .
Address all communications and make all remittances to
respondents. payable A fall line of Fruit Trees, Field Grown Roses, Camellia Japonicas, Ever

Milwaukee Florida Orange Co., greens, etc. .


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: GRAFTBD' PECANS w D. L. PIERSON, Montlcello Fla.

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

Celestial-Tig,Mulberries,Peaches, Pears,Plums,Roses, Grape., Persimmons and :.' .
,Ornamentals.., Everything. clean and healthy and prices to suit the hard the choicest varieties of citrus fruit on sour or wild lemon '
2" times. Send for Catalogue. roots,'grown on high,loose scrub hickory and spruce ridge land. '

TtRCKDIK NURSERIES.O. ,Also strawberry plants of newest:Varieties, and a full line of tropicaland
,,H. GIRARDEAtf Prop, .' -' .-- Montlcello,Fla.N'OWIS'YHE semi-tropical fruit and ornamental trees and flowering'plants. ;

f > Catalogue on application. ,

!:ff TIME. JOHN B. BEACH, Indian. River Nurseries', ;

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w To send in your orders for FALL and SPRING delivery of FRUIT TREES and ROSES WEST. .
.ETC.. We are prepared to receive orders for 60 000 Citrus and other fruit trees. We can .
furnish all the standard varieties of Orange and Pomelos budded on the Sour; Sweet and .
Trifoliata stock. Our trees this'season are ftrs -class and .the best we have ever grown I I -,, w'' Fifteenth year of Saocessful .
before. .Write us for prices. 'Special prices on large orders. VEGETABLES a 4" FAIRDEAUNQ
6 Choicest Citrus Stock

'Budwood From Bearing Trees. ,l I rnuiio. PRODUCE s Tropical leal Fruits and Bern Valuable t-Trop- -
plantsornamental and
We reeeiygimd.eU'tn car loads or smaller lots, rees
S and Magnificent
We will furntsh Budwood for dormant budding of all the leading varieties of Orange and all Products of the OLRDDEN.OEcZ&BD. ;DAI- 1 plants.trees
Pomelo,prepaid to any part of the State.., Price,40( cents per 100 or$3.50, per 1,000. ii, i EN NSRY ADd FABM. Market Reports vines shrubs etc..etc. _
For full particulars address.INTERLACHEN. NURSERIES. RKareneee,eto..free upon appUcaUou. Address Palma luDeCfalt7. Send
o :No.611 liberty Street PIlT8.BLr.RGH, Peon',.. : for large Illustrated cat-

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W lye gentlemen or ladles to travel for reponslble -
established house in Florida. Smith-The Bible speaks of corn,but Save Your Corn !P !P .
) 5.00 and
u Reference.Monthly Enclose expenses.selt-addressed Position stamped steady I think it is generally known that whatwe
envelope. The Dominion Company,Dent B call Indian corn or maize was never -
Chic known in the old world until this continent 0-

was discovered and it was called In- Why allow Cora to be eaten the Weevil when,
dian corn from the fact that the pilgrims your up by by

.Is There;Plant Southern Food Soil.In Abandoned who landed at Ply; mo nth Bock discovered shelling and using ,a little bi- .
shortly after their landing, quantities of
A Clarke'county ((ta.) correspondent it :that had been buried m the sand by sulphide_ of carbon,it can be saved?
of the Practical Farmer thinks there is, the Indians, and which probably saved n-* '
} and lots ofit, if the correct methods are them from starvation. '
panned to get it into the crop., After Jones-That reminds me of a man who BUY ACyclone-
telling how he failed he tells how he sue knew the laws of mixing, who stole a -
ceeded,and as the Southern Buralist has field of corn. His neighbor had-got a Corn Sheller.
many readers on those Georgia clay lands new variety and was importuned to sella
.<< we advise them, to try the snfcessful little.. But his reply was; e It is fully warranted against breakingor

method. The writer says it was: on side "Not grain." getting out of order by any fair usage.
'In his ignorance he thought he could
hill day lands honeycombed by washes. i %
It takes less to do the same
He leveled it off into terraces, leveling I keep it all on his own farm. He did not power
each one by plowing the upper half 'and know of stamen and pistil, pollen and _= amount of work than any other machine
moving the loose clay-there was but little ovary-perhaps only of horses and hogs of its size ever made.

n else-to the lower aide, until the and 'dollars, knowledge very good to L_ There is no 'time lost after you are
whole was.level, then treating the next have if it is a small fraction of a large
one down the hill, but 2} feet lower unit, but if it be all a man has, then of. through shelling by picking the cobs out
grade, in like manner, and so on with very little good in the great account His' of the shelled corn, as the machine takea

the* rest of them. neighbor, more knowing than he, taught the corn all off the cob, drops the corn

= This Spring we broke up these plats him a lesson in botany, and had the corn in the box or basket] takes the cob on around and throws it off at the back.
deeply for peas, ,but the dry weather without buying it, without his consent By a little practice with it you can easily shell one bushel of ears in about four
threw us back so that it was the middle and without risk of a law suit. The minutes or less. The'shelter is small but it will do the work of many a, larger
f of June before we obtained rain sufficient new corn happened to be planted along machine. The spring can be adjusted to any sized ears required and can be loos
the line
to sow. We scattered 200 Ibs. acid fence between the two farms. ened when not'in use, thus avoiding any chance of its giving out. A sheller wrench
then sowed the The neighbor seeing this, selected some accompanIes machine.
per peas'and plowed
phosphate with a small ,ripper. of the best grains from his best ears for Retail price 300. Given to new and old subscribers of this paper for one,
There was bare moisture enough to sued, and planted them on the other side year for$).00, or as,a premium for three new subscribers at $2.00 each. We will
bring them up. No' more rain fell till the of the fence. The land was equally good; also send, free, one quart of the sulphide of carbon. Address the EDITOR.P. .
rains fell aud the shone alike
sun on
middle of July, that being the first and each field. The corn and flourishedand 0. BOX 524 JACKSONVILLE FLA.
only time the subsoil has been wet on our grew ,
neared the time
when the stammated
ti farm since March, only one slight shower -
of the tassel would shed their
falling and August!those and one in September pollen upon the silken bloom below, He
ye peas are now places
noted the a
right moment and then cut the
high'and present a rank sand lux
,plume (the tassel Gray calls from
y growth over, to the wonder
stalk of his
; of all who knew the land. We now have every own'corn, so that no

j this once seemingly dead tract awakenedto pollen corn-it from his own field should fertilizenis Moore's Orange Culture . -. $2.50.
must all come from the other
new life by simply loosening; up and side of the' fence. The new com was Rolfs Vegetable Growing in the South for Northern Markets 2.75

stirring deeply. rich in pollen, which floated here and Whitner's Gardening in Florida . '. .. .' 2.00Oelnler's
These peas are far ahead of any ,on there and fell with little regard to line
our cultivated land, that we, have been fences. The life forces went on working Truck Farming at the 3.00

manuring for years and know to be far out their results in the laboratory of nature The American Standard of Perfection, the recognized standard
from poor. We have this former unattractive and,when the husking time came
work on Poultry, adopted by the American Poultry Association -
and useless tract
a thing of both .ha1i1 d to their barns, nearly the '
b' eadty divided into level plats so that same kind of corn-much to the chagrinand .' '. 2.75
aching is impossible and it will hold somewhat to the edification of the Address the Editor,
hat i is put there. stingy farmer.SmithBy. .
P. 0. Box 524, '- Jacksonvilli,Fla.
To cultivate land that is
subject the way, do you recollectthe
washing without terracing it, is like 'result of another experiment of cut
hauling milk or wheat to market in a ting off the plume with a view to increasing -
leaky and leaving a trail of waste the product of the corm THE "DAISY" PLOW.Cultivation
When you should be counting Jones-I am not positive, but my impression .
= your profit, nothing but disappointment is there were not sufficient results
awaits yon. in increased product to justify the
Now this bit of experience proves that mutilation. by hand

the tenacious clay underlaying most of Smith-I think that farmer must have J in certain crops, is not
the South has not been) idle, but for acted on the principle of theone who cutoff retrogression ;, on the
countless has been and his pigs' tails matter of
ages collecting as a economy
holding in trust the elements of plant saying, that it took a bushel of corn to '- contrary it is "intensive

life that have been leached into it by the fatten a pig's tail culture.
rains. That the way to obtain this burred 'Jones I was recently talking with a The soil of Florida is
fertility is by deeply looseningand very happy and prosperous farmer from and commercial
bringing to the surface, where the Ohio who said, "We (do not,go much on ,so light
1 Ban and air can have free access to it and commercial fertilizers. We grow clover fertilizers are so generally -

where the freezes of Winter can pulverize and stock for our manure." used, that with such
: and destroy its tenacious and baker Smith-The Southern farmer cannotgenerally -
character. It_also proves that.plowing, grow clover,but he can grow crops as ,
usually done, is too shallow for belt cow peas and ,beggar weed, which are onions, egg-plant, let
results,and lastly that things are not always just as good for stock feed and draw.the tuce, peppers and othersit
; what they seem. nitrogen from the atmosphere just .as is true t
V does red or crimson clover, and with the economy
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plant close and cultivate
use of phosphoric acid and potash on his

ft The hyacinth problem in the St. cow peas and beggar weed, he has a complete with a hand-plow.

Johns river has about solved itself. fertilizer for his next crop* of cot Early in .Florida
ton or corn. The Ohio farmer will in 4b
The nuisance-that a year ago. had seriously time find these last two elements exhausted I" nm i need to be planted

affected navigation'and threatened from his soil if he uses only in hills, to secure abundant -

almost entirely to obstruct it within clover. 0, sunshine. Theyroot
the next year or two. is rapidly dis Jones-I: think there should be text -
'appearing. Large.areas of the river's books prepared for our public schools of shallow our soil and do .not. require the deep plowing of horse
instruction in farm knowledge, at least
implements. .
surface that were jammed from onshore ,
the of it
: rudimentary parts
to the other with the weed, Smith-I think if by some method of The'hand.-plow saves horse feed saves land, saves fertilizer. By

making it very difficult for steamers to school instruction, or home instruction close planting, a man with a hand-plow can tend nearly, or quite, as

.. pass, are now entirely free from the boys and girls could be made to think much crop (not land) as a man and horse with wide planting. -

r obstructing growth. In big Lake and quin have as to their cause minds and awakened effects in to farm in- This little plow has been perfected with special reference to Flor-

; George, where bodies of the hyacinth, work, they would not only be more inclined ida conditions and with the assistance and suggestions of Florida grow

covering thousands of acres floated i in to stay on the farm, but that their ers., .
luxuriance: our fishermen heads would be made to do the work of
now report Given with this to and old subscribers for
: paper new one.year, for
their hands. They would more quickly
that only small patches of sickly weeds
: .. to be en.-Pa1atkaAdvertiser. I acquire a competence, and the calling of $4.50, or as a premium for three new subscribers at $2.00 each. .

are I the agriculturist be e1eftUcL-Buralistt, : '" Address the Editor, ._
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} ,Grove Orchard pineapples imported into this country heard from them. This was certainly The Purple Scale. :,

was $753,129.32; in 1896, the figures I an ominous indication, but, like Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. "-
; had fallen to $332,067. At this rate Enclosed find $2 for your paper for
things that'ye'been sent
-WASHINGTON LETTER. ,we will soon,have to begin exportingour :i many one year.I .
pines, ,to let ourselves know that out from the Department, the trees trust you will be able to give me

Florida, Items of _I Interest f 'olDi e we are growing ths finest fruit in the probably fell into ,careless. 'or in- some light in your treatment of the

National-Capital" world.. competent hands, and went to' an purple scale (Mytilaspis citricola). I

Editor JL. Farmer and Fruit-Grower. Signor Antonio Cerriglio, wealthy early death. As Mr. Hart has suggest wrote the experiment station,.but have. '
-I ting. i Italian, formerly connected. with the. 4, however,, other varieties of received.no reply. i
a of the.Florida pine
u' And ita tang goblet of green and gold Metropolitan Club of this city, has Araucarias (Ito which family the bun.yabtinya .- Tell me particularly if any fungus ..'
,Distilling a tweeter and richer wine leased 700 acres of land at Enderly, belongs) should be tried in growth appears on the. trees, which is. .

Than,Olympian nectar old. ,Polk county, on lake Garfield: six Florida. If protected when young, destructive to the scale. Does the
: Not the pine that stands in centuried. pride miles east of Bartow. This tract be they might be able to withstand a method of fertilization affect the scale?
From the sand-hills to the sea, longs,to Col John Hancock, chief of moderate degree of cold when larger. Any information that will aid me in
:But the pineapple plant by the garden side, the stationery division i in the pension The Araucana excelsa, or Norfolk Island the battle against these will be most

With nought of thestrengthof a tree. office here, a brother to the famous pine, has probably} the most thankfully received. .

r ,A lowly herb that attains its prime Winfield S., Hancock, ,the hero, of beautiful foliage on the! earth. No County Board of Horticultural Commissioners .
In a single summer's span, Gettysburg. Senior Cerriglio, it is other vegetable growth so nearly approaches San Diego, Cal.

a ,. And, the blooms breast but of once mortal-like man the lovlngilmeIn r said, will:go extensively into stock in symmetry the geometrical GEO. B. HALL.The .
raising and fruit culture. He is an perfection of the forms of ,crystalliza purple scale has its parasites,
How, came a celestial fruit like this expert in fine wines, and proposes to tion. In its young stages, it is a dream i the most effectual l of which is a hy- -
TO smile
on a guilty earth
What blissful island or oasis; go into the culture of wine grapes ona of feathery lovliness; an emerald em- menopterous fly. This little fly probes .
:First saw its delicious birth? large scale, aided 'by experiencedmen bodiment of what snow-crystal ks ,about the edge of the scale in order to ,

When the two first gardeners,Adam'and Eve, from his own country. Olive like under a magnifying glass. (Your find, if possible, an open crevice
Of their sinning paid the price culture will also engage their atten- correspondent has none ,of them for through which, to insert her slender, _
Perchance the Lord in their'handa ,did leave tion. If these sons of Lucca cannot sale.) ovipositor. Failing in this she bores
,A memento of paradise.An succeed in producing commercial oil Occasional reference is made in the directly through the scale, using her

apple of tints of setting sun .. in Florida, no one else need try. Florida papers to a "seedless guava." ovipositor as a drill, and in this way
ifH And odors!Eden-flowers,' Signor Cerriglio intends to foundan Mr. L. A. Gurney, :of Merritt, whois she inserts. within the body of .the
To cheer them after their toil was done. Italian colony at Enderly for ,the an authority on this fruit; says that coccid or scale insect a, single egg. r
And sweeten their sorrowing" .hours.. : purpose of developing all.the resourcesof he has'tried to locate the mythical The footless grub) ,that hatches from
I have been where groves of- far Zuz6n which South Florida is capable; a treasure but without success. A this egg lives within, the body of the '
The air with aromas fill; body of respectable, self-supporting guava absolutely free from seed would scale insect and gradually consumes it.

Through And gardens fields of of bright Celebes Brazil.and Ceylon, people entirely different from the certainly be a curiosity,and would When nothing is left but the empty
"dago" element too, often found make the, fruit more popular with skin of its host the little parasite, now! .,
But Had never have found that Nature's band !among the section-hands on the Florida some people. It is a fact, ,however, swollen to an almost globular form,
Than'the given pineapples a gift more born fair in the Florida sand railroads. The'founder of the col- that the small seed acts more benefi transforms first to a pupa and then to

And reaching perfection there* ony also intends to establish an ideal daily than otherwise on the bowels, the perfect fly, which! at last makes its
., winter resort at Enderly, to include by; gentle,mechanical irritation, andthe appearance through a hole eaten in
! The editor and readers will kindly large game reserve for the benefit of! fruit as,it is, when eaten in, mod- the walls that surround it, that is, the

' excuse the unceremonious introduc- sportsmen.Polk eration,. must be counted among the scale. The hole eaten through its;
tion of verses in such a place and on will blessings of Florid. Medical! author- own dry, distended skin is directly
county probably soon see
such a prosaic subject. All Florida ities that such .bodies as under the hole which it cuts through,
life however is not bottled in the development of a still more important say guava
up the
seed never: cause appendicitis, and
than the
;, crates and quart measures, and thereare enterprise one just ,
still left who mentioned, in the near future, also at the writer certainly never heard of a Fertilizing has no effect on the scale.
the poetical some side people of'nature..can Such see Enderly Park, where the large plantation case of that malady during his stay often except indirectly; as the .tree is stimulated -.
in Florida. into a stronger growth ,it is able
of Col Hancock above years ;
John .
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people may the above effusiQn i if ,
referred is well Some local savant told Mr. to throw off or grow away from ',its
to already Gurneythat
p they like; all others can skip it and equippedfor I .
enemies. Generous is always
such This is he had seedless -
get down to the business,part of this purposes. nothing guavas
}, letter. less than the formation of the "Enderly by splitting the, tree down to the .advisable as an effective help to

r Tobacco Growers' Company, of ground, scraping out the pith and scale infested trees.
Florida pineapples are, indeed, Polk county, ,Fla., Limited", to be fastening the divided halves together The following the formula ,recommended '
making ,themselves acquainted in then capitalized at $200,000, for' the grow- again with waxed cloth. Mr. Gur- ,by Hubbard as the best _
world. It is interesting to read in ing of fine filler and leaf tobacco, and ney tried the plan, which of course general remedy against scale insects:

\ prof.Van Deman's letter of how enterprising the manufacture of cigars. Cubansof failed, as he knew it would. Agricul- Kerosene ......,..........:i... 2 gallons
! Floridians kept the growing well-known ability and skill will be tural Department; officials laughed at Common or whale-oil soap, j pound
fruit on exhibition at the fair in Madi- employed by the in this this ('Vhy,"'said Mr. W. A. Water... .. .
company en- story. ......... ...i..... i gallon
son Square Garden, New York City, terprise:d factories are to .be erect- Taylor, of pomological Bureau,
Make'a solution of the and
following the example set by Mr. G. soap add
ed at Enderly Bartow, as the com- reminds mepfa story which ,I
i I. Russell, Orlando, whose exhibits pany may think best. The organizer saw advanced in "a high-class New it boiling hot to kerosene.. Churn
w of this,kind have made him knownall the mixture by means of a forcepump'and
ofjhis company is Col. John Han- England journal, to the effect that if atree
,over the country. cock, and there, is no doubt that his were taken up and placed up-side a spray-nozzle for five or ten.min-
The emulsion if
,a very far-reach standing and personal influence will down, with its root( in the air, it utes. perfect, formsa
which thickens .
ing experiment with Florida pineapples make it easy to secure abundant capital would bear seedless fruit It is strange cream should adhere without on co01ing" _.
was recently,made by Mr. F. ,H .to put the undertaking on a sub- that horticultural quackery like this and any oily
g, McCarthy, of this city, who shipped. stantial commercial basis, so that the can get such a. hold,upon the mindsof appearance Before' to it dilute the surface'with cold of glass. ,
six'dozen elegant: Smooth Cayennes i new concern will start out with unusu otherwise intelligent people." This using water, '
of emulsion nine
4 from Washington to Seoul, ,the capital ally bright prospects of success. also suggests the'solemn assertion recently of one part Thus the the three to parts of'
of Corea, a_ distance of over 7,000 In ,the recent letter where refer- made by a New York paper, water. gallons ,
emulsion will
make of
t" .mfles. The fruit was sent from the ence was made to, the bunya-b nla that Florida fruit growers were producing thirty gallons
wash. with in
CoreanTegation here to the American trees of Australia (which the superintendent a very superior: quality of Apply a spray-pump .
legation in Seoul ,Each apple was of the Botanic Garden in this fruit by grafting oranges on pineappletrees. such a manner! asto wet both the ; '

rN N fc pared, cored and put up whole'in a city intends, to i introduce into Florida) While this goes to showthat upper and under:.sides. of the leaves._ -',. r', ..
separate can, with sugar :.syrup. Itwas your types had it that the.cones of the public Interest in. such matters ,is .
a delicate and graceful act ,on tree contained "one large nut." It awakening,it also makes plain the duty Fig Culture. .
the part of the Mongolian diplomats should have read "one hundred large Floridians to give the world: as The following article was.written in : .

,and was pretty expensive, too. The nuts." Superintendent Saunders, of much reliable.information as possible Louisiana and published in the American ,
express bill alone amounted to $45: the Agricultural Department, shares relative to the products of their State. Agriculturist; The, advice. in_ ,
fr. Nowhere is the growing importance the opinion of Mr.:. E.. H. Hart that To that_end,Florida should be repre favor of cultivation maybe applicableto
of the pineappleindustry in Florida the bunya-bunya is too tropical for sented more fully at.the Paris Exposition ;the rich soils of that State as also ill '

more cl lyshown. than in recent! Florida He says that as far back as of 1900 than ever before in her California,,. but in Florida the sandy

statistics prepared by, the Agricultural 1860, a number of the trees were sent history. -, soil forces the roots to grow so near. -

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recommending, mulch ,instead.of two inches,above.,the surface,'or even ,will not thrive if cultivated. I believe have kept their groves back, in orderto
tillage. cover:the bud in case the ,branch is this to be another fall cy. I know that strengthen the trees, who expect
':The long growing season of this very short. Pack the earth closely it,will thrive better if properly culti-- another year harvest a crop.
;; sectioii,-the'ease with which',the 'trees around the vated than if let alone. I had two Dr. Garnett is one'of this number
cutting and it is best that
maybe:.propagated, the short time trees side by side which in all other and his 500 young trees'are beginning
of it should terminate in
parts ,
whIch'they,require to come into bearing respects were treated alike, but one to look well: Before the freeze the
the that is left
,. and the beauty of the tree when above, especially the ground. part The'buds ,should was cultivated and the other was not. Doctor had a wonderful'grove, and
properly trained for shade; as 'well as be and indicated The former grew'nearly twice as fastas thousands visited! it every season, prin-
the delicious qualities of the fruit,.all .strong healthy, .as bya the latter. The roots of a figtreeare cipally on account of the fine displayof ,
Color and l size.
: combine .to render a, fig culture in green large The in a mat near the surface, and be- tangerines, which were worth going
best time to set them in the earth isduring'Febtu
Louisiana a source,of pleasure and 'and' ,ing very fine and delicate, are easily far to see. These he aims'to reproduce
And yet.this.business is they should be ! profit. more more Abundantly than .ever, and ,
placed where the tr e..is. to remain I ..
of than actual fact be such that these will be
a-possibility an since roots not unless all signs fail the trees will be in
the fig strongly objects to being
except.on'a very small scale, for not: It would be well
even the home market is well supplied; transplanted.soil' tonix' surface soil may be carefully i The expectation that the freeze <
the with old
and:probably the majority, .Americans 'thoroughly' ma- stirred to admit air, and by its looseness would exterminate the scale has not
nure. before it is into the hole for
put ,
never sawn fresh fig, ..and knows act as a. protection against extremes been verified here, as some of the
it is
r not best to about
dig a 'fig tree '
: nothing of the taste of canned figs without any injury to the young trees grown from the seed of
much after it is and the fer-
There .is [no reason:why .we should planted, roots. A.careful stirring of the surface frozen oranges are found to be infested
tilizer,must be incorporated with the :
; send across the ocean to get'our' .figs, soil to produce: its full l effect soil and the mulching of the by the pest. However, like the .:
for\they will i,grow as.well here as any- If the ground is properly mulchedto roots with manure that contains poor,. they have always been with us,
wherein the world, and, unlike other straw, together with the kind of prun and have only served the good pur-
the roots moist and cool in
fruits; have practicallyno insect 'enemies July the bud will be'two'or'' three,feet, ing suggested, will insure rapid and pose of making fruit growers more
or.diseases.. symmetrical growth, and produce in careful of their trees.
with' leaves and
high, large spreading
two or three a tree which is a Mr. Heade the artist who had
One remarkable, characteristic, :of even a few rudimentary:figs. I have years a
this fruit tree as grown here is its won- during the whiter set thing of 'beauty, and nearly as great a lovely little grove on his home place,
present over help in supplying the table as the fam- is it back,into full
derful vitality. I have seen the.top of three'thousand cuttings and in ,look- getting bearing
the'tree' which had been felled, taking ing them over, I find that only now ily cow. will have all the fruit he needs this .
root in,the soil.: .branch will often, and then one has'failed to grow,: and TOone who,has been accustomedto season, all the trees can carry, in lact.
iftnot :always grow inserted .in the the probability is that even these will the, slow annual growth of fruit He claims his grove will be more use-
ground upside down.. vigorous bud sprout< out below the iurace.before trees in the Northern States, there is ful than before, as he has a far better
with no more than.an, inch of wood May. The unprecedented cold of the a surprise and delight in ;finding this variety. He has discarded the,navels .
attached will take root and become a. winters of '94,and '95 killed exposed' 'tree growing from the bud to the bear- to a great extent, of which,he formerly
tree!. twigs down to the ground, but ,they ing:point in two years and never suffering had more than any other kind.
The;.main, fruit: crop 'conies about started.again from under the surface from attacks of insects or any The Williams grove, which .recent
the:middle of the summer, ,on an av- and m goodjjrowth. :Many growers disease. It may be added that the ly changed hands, is being rejuvenated ..;
erag .. There:may be,,however, another would not prune; but know from canned fig is more delicious than the and will in time' possess much of (i
later crop, 'and., as a.curiosity a experience that.the fig 'tree can be peach or strawberry and may be eaten its former value. Sixteen acres of
\ fig may sometimes be ickedJrom the pruned:without injury if the laws of its jn any desired amount with impunity, twenty.year-old trees were all killed, ,
t ein',1fJDter. Some'of ;the,; cuttings growth_are recognized and respectedThe for indeed its effects are so beneficialto but the recent purchaser of thegroveis
which I, placed in the soil,during.\the stem is hollow, or rather is large- the .system ,that some use it daily doing a good work in building up ;

month, (February produced growing composed: ,of pith, and to cut it off hstead of medicine. again.Yet. :
figs early'in March even before,the may be injurious, as it exposes it to it would seem there is a better '
leaves appeared., Of course these the rain\;which reaches the inside of Groves at Augustine. field here for remunerative fruitcul-
should. ;removed, and I have broken the stem and leads to decay and death, Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. ture in the vineyard than the grove
ofl.quite a: number. prevent their but it-is in any case much ,easier, and Your journal is read in this county ,V m. Middleton in '96 realized over
taking nourishment, from the infant more economical to.rub'off abud thanto with growing interest,'and the information $1,000 from two acres of scuppernong
tree. Yet thisjacility propagation cut p3. a limb.. It prevents the i therein contained has had influence grapes. This year he did not do well. "
here partly due to a climate which growth in'one;direction and turns it ''I f in shaping the action of our but obtained very. fair returns.
_ favors Itnot only in the fig but near- to the-point where desired. ;Most fruit producers. Being-so far north, 0. B. SMITH;

ly all other fruit,trees, for almost any of the trees in this section'are allowedto owners of orange groves here did.not St Augustine, .Fla.. 7:
can be growu".Crom cuttings. take .their own course and consequently ; display the same zeal in getting their There is complaint at Tampa, over
t-: .. In propagating' oft a branch ; ,are ugly. in appearance -and trees into:bearing after the freeze that the action !of the treasury. departtH
which, 'has.a ;prong upon it and .is I not adapted for shade. was shown by some in ,warmer local placing'alligator pears oa the detkftle. -
from-four to ten :inches in -length.'j Some growers and the majority ,of ities,. but there are those who are now list at twenty-fiver cent. Im es.e.
Bury'the prong and a part those who have_bearing trees say'that; producing all the oranges they need quantities of this! fruit.have .been"- -" ,
branch=in the earth,leaving only about :the fig tree should be left alone andi1ii'i'i1Iri1Il for home consumption, and others who ported through Tampa. .

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Orasgas on Lemon Stocks. ,getting a fair realization on the tobacCo = '
Editor Farmer and Fruit'GroWer INSECTICIDES. \
as soon as the prospective .t, '

purchasers .. .
Your issue of November last ...
6th, decide that it is in a conditionfor .t.
,brings an article signed by Mr; Geo.Willicombei them to handle. '\V shall push matters 'Protect your Crops. Make your own Insecticides at a very.

; stating that oranges from as'rapidly as possible and for the small cost '
trees budded on rough, native lemon best interests of friends.
stock,will l taste',bitter. As such state- Ammonia Water, 26 degrees, in 7 pound bottles, (1 each. a,
very truly, White Arsenic, 10 cents'xa pound. -
.:, mcBta are apt to cause much uneasiness MESA & Co. Carbonate of Ammonia,'15 cents a pound. -,=?. ; r.'r:' ,
to orange growers who have theirtrees Carbonate Soda 5-pound packages, 20 cents a package.;, :- : .
budded on.rough lembn stock, Carbon Bi Sulphide, pound tins, 25 cents a pound. '-' .
y ''I would like to tell' them to be per- .Good Orange Land Good Tobacco Land. Caustic'Soda, CO pound cans; 7} cents a pound. .-. .- .
Copper Carbonate, single pounds,40 cents'a'pound. );'Li '
ectly easy and bud all their : : ;* -
go As' some inexperienced writers:have Copper Sulphate.10-pound( packages, 70 cents a package.::.''. -
trees lemon stocks without "
on rough
QUICk: Lime i, barrel 00 cents.
stated that orange land.i is not adaptedto per ,
fear.or apprehension. tobacco culture London Purple, per pound, 25 cents.. >V5''f ; ,
Before the freeze I had a good we reproduce the Napthaline, 10-pound packages, per pound,'8 cents. .
.number of following paragraph (roma letter Paris Green, per pound, 30 cents. v <*... -. .
bearing trees budded,on written by S. W. Rowley to the Southern Potassium Sulphide, pound'- 39 cents. .
rough lemon stock, such as Washington 'Tobacco Journal. Mr. Rowley Pyrethrum Insect Powder, best, 35 cents a.pound. .
Navel, Mandarins and other successful of San Mateo and Rosin, $2 a barrel. .
varieties. All of the fruits I shipped has been Sulphur, 50-pound packages,3 cents a pound. ,
have'been-Cound'and. declared delic :appointed as the tobacco Tobacco Dust, barrels, 3 cents, small lots'4 cents pound
.ious and Dot'on single remark agent of the East Coast Railroad. Tobacco Stems, 50-pound"packages, 1J cents a pound. \
was Up to two years. ago, ,Putnam These prices for quantities as mentioned herein, For larger
received stating that of those quantities
one please
county relied entirely her write for special quotations. We
upon oranges are pleased at all tunes to furnish
: you formulas
tasted bitter. of the crates .
rnges Many and
give all information for
crop as a source of revenue. Oranges necessary making up Insecticides. .
had been shipped to private parties made the county wealthy, built thee I
who would
surely have informed m J .
thrifty; towns of Crescent City, San .. ,
if of the fruit had tasted
any bitter. '
Mateo, Interlachen, V/elaka,. Federal SUCCESSOR J.. O; L'ENQLB.
I have this year again some orangesof Point and Satsuma The knowledge -. P. O. BOX 89. JAOSSONVH&B;
_ the Mediterranean sweet variety, that the ideal land FLA.- ..
orange grove was
budded on 'rough lemon stock, but I also the perfect,tobacco soil, and that
cannot find one which is not delici- the KILLS SCALE
two crops could be grown on the ;
ously sweet.. : -
same piece of ground at the same
The, learned horticulturist will be time OND
came to.these people like a rev
able,to tell.Mr. \Y. why the taste of r elation. Three years ago not a leaf )TRIP JUIC THRiP I JUICEIg
the oranges will be that of the inserted of tobacco was in the
grown county
3, .bud; .or scion and not of the original today she has a large and flourishing; 1! Y"k ;Strongly'.Concentrated, and when

stock.. As far as I am concerned association of tobacco growers: 'j; curing I \.' Diluted as Directed, it makes .
I.say, that I shall prefer to bud oo rooms and warehouses have been i i I probably the Cheapest Insecticide

rough lemon stock, finding _that the established in Palatka, and that town Ii il-i ,in tke World.'
tree stands better is .
drought a stronger has in one' season become a central 0
.feeder and a more prolific beareiand tobacco market. At San Mateo ;and Used in Florida for 13- Years.
shall:do so as long as my experience Federal Point tobacco is grown in pecitl Uira o :T .. '
s. in that line js not :shaken.by a orange groves between the 'rows of I r .

more-potent one than.jhe statement of trees and without} apparent damage to : ... H. B. IHAKSH, General Agent,' ":;
Mr. W. contains. H.LEGLER.: them. Both.the 'Cuban and Sumatra { Oihnmka'Lake ::
Haskell, Polk County.Tobacco.. srr :: .. Co), Play :
varieties '
are grown'here, and in texture .
[ v ej.. flavor, aroma and burning qualities @ Sold by many merchants. -
MaicES food
: they challenge comparison with 'HAMMOND'S SLUG SHOT WORKS,. ., .

- -.,.. ......,.... -'........ the.imported weed. FISHKIII-OK.HUDSON, IEW YOBK. '
f Slow In Curing. .The Tobacco Plant. ..
there will be
Farmer Trucker 400 or 500 acres planted |
The editor of the San Mateo Item The tobacco plant,has a large leaf this season, but they will be better "
wrote the firm who contracted to cure .surface with a small and shallow root .. satisfied if we could give. them 4,000 J
Putnam county tobacco and receivedthe system. It has an immense capacity Cassava Crop Estimate. or 5,000 acres.Another .

following reply: for using water, but a comparativelynarrow 7o Whom it May Concern: thing: "You can't eat '

Tampa, Fla.., Dec. 6, '1897. means of obtaining it.. The Have you any spare land that is your cake and have it" will be'contradicted .
Mr. J. A.. Crosby, San l.lateo"Fla.' : roots of the tobacco plant are nearly not'muse? in this case; for you can take
Dear Sir..;..We have encountered a devoid of those small'root hairs which Have you any spare time that you your cassava roots to the factory andsell

difficulty not: provided, ,for in our' fill such important functions in ordi might fill.in ? them at $6.00 per ton and then
original plan of business. As soon as nary plants in rendering the insoluble Do you wish to,combine the use of take them home agaut in the puraice
we had a lot of tobacco baled, we offered potash phosphoric acid of the soil, your land and time at a profit to your and feed them to your stock.

some_._of', .it for..'sale. ;.the manufac_ -- soluble and available for plant food. self? Now here is a crop that can be .
tutees ana dealers'looKeo. af me toba In fact, the composition of the plant factory will be in operation during easily and cheaply raised and sold fora

co, expressed themselves being is largely dependent upon the natureof the next three or' four months, good! profit right here at home for *
very much pleased with the outlook the water-soluble fertilizers in the that will use an almost unlimited spot cash. -
E .forggalitybut'said.the'tobacco:; must soil; if the supply is scanty, good nor: amount of cassava root. This factory '. The promoters of this ,enterprise
remain in bale from four to six months mal tobacco cannot be made. The will be located? at Stetson; Fla., and have spent' 'thousands of dollars experimenting '> k
; 'before could be in condition .to be mineral composition tobacco is disturbed the! operators agree to'pay'you$6.00 and are now ready to
worked. They," of course, did not by the sterility of the soil. Its per ton at the factory for all :the cas- commence operations. .
want to be out of the use of their mon- found that the quality correspondingly ', ssava root you can-bring tKem. The The machinery for the' factory is

ey for that length of time, and declined affected. capacity ,of the factory will be 100' being,built and the company will deposit -

to buy before the tobacco gets Not only is the tobacco plant by its tons per day so there will be no trouble a sum of money in the Volusia
through with the baling sweat. This, I I nature unfitted to fight for its nourishment about overloading them' County.Bank that will be sufficient to -:

you'see, keeps'us out of our money a but it thrives best in a mellow We. wish to impress three points purchase all the cassava root that can
great 1 deal longer than;we anticipated, light soil, where the loss of fertilizer upon you*'mind:. x. Save"your seed possibly be, brought to them. We

and the'grower,is not the onl)' one to materials' t>y, drainage, is relatively now before ,a :chance frost spoils ,it. can .assure you that all the cassava 1
suffer:by this., We ;tare just as anxiousas high. It is at times noticed that to' 2. Hold what cassava root you have root that you can,deliver at the factory
anyone to realize on'the tobacco bacco seems to have what is called-an' until about'March, when-you can this spring and also all that you can

: now as we have several thousand dol "exhausting" effect upon the land.i dispose of it; at $6.00 per ton. 3. raise and deliver hereafter, will bring .
If tarS in cash money in the business, but The reason is,.that the plant requires Plant all.the cassava you can.possibly you $6.00 per ton. .

the'is a difficulty: can.find no way practically ,neater-soluble fertilizers,. take .care:; of for the coming season; Can you afford to let such an -opportunity -

:of overcoming, the dealer holding the and has little or no capacity for breaking you will have no trouble in: selling all of raising and selling so :. .j
purse{trings.and being monarch of the"tobact1o' up the soil particles. It therefore you can raise at a good price. profitable crop go by? The United 1

w Y field at p t.Ve do not leaves the.soil practically denuded of The factory people say that they States Government.-Agricultural: reports \t
\thkk>th rewillbe' any difficulty in. soluble manures.S.. PEACOCK would'like premise from us tthat show an average yield.,t thet *. 1

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It acre of from 5 tons( 'withotit tt'any fer"tflizef the sweet potato of-a tenant who
crop :
one teaspoonful of spirits of
"{ ":- up to 15 tons, accordingto; wished to move away. The crop consisted and 'one level teaspoonful turpentine of- Strawberries on .I Ice.The .
'- '.quantity fertilizer. 'of an acre that had been
',-' Now, i in closing, we,wish to offer a to the common 'soda.THUMPS celebrated T. &T. Strawberry Refrigerators ..
.same. crop for tIlree'years.;
', ,=Give the sick hog all the are the universal favorite Florida :
: fair.estimate:as ,to ,cost'and yield per: On examination there bea Perfected after
appeared. growers. years of experi-
it will
A but often
syrup eat. simple
_:' ; acre of cassava and then we leave you fine crap, not less than zoo bushelson a sure cure.CHICKEN. ence. Give good service for good fruitTRUBY ;

t 'to your own thoughts We-will try the.:acre. At digging time, about CHOLERA.-Give each '3G THOMAS, ':
to give you outside figures : 15th of November Starke, Florida. s
every potato wasa chick one half a teaspoonful of Epsom "
Cost"{ *of* Planting seed per..acre.i..about...; ........... 2 1.00 00 mass of soft rot. Afterwards'it was salts and 5 drops of laudanum. If no ,
"Plowing and cultivating ascertained that the same had: .,
;.1 ', acre ..:.... .. ........,. per 'I/ 300 produced better in 12 or 15 hours, repeat the U. SMKIiER SEED EO.. IWtil.
-ve,. ,...- ."..Digging per acre....... '.... *.* 200 several heavy crops, and that dose. '
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r' r-, / Fertilizing per acre.:: : -2-00 they had rotted badly. Potatoes left CARE OF PUPS,,Feed them very MARY T. FROTSCHER, President, ..

.. ;;>;'>'' ,.- Total.... ..!.t...:..,....,...! 10.00 in the ground 'will often keep all win little grease; that.is the cause of so Successors to
:< : Now to be that have ter. Potatoes will roll from the bank '
sure we many puny bird dogs. Remember Richard Frotscher's Gravier Street Branch Store, .
enough, let us add 50 per cent to.that and 'lay in the ditch for months perfectly i that no matter how much a pup is fed,' Nos.518 and 520 Gravier St.,New Orleans,La.

'.G- and,'call the cost. $15.60:, According sound; they will keep, or rot, he will not be hearty if the jigger fleas Garden Importers Seeds.and Grasses dealers clover in Flower bulbs,,Field seed and po
.- to all statistics, 8 tons to the acre if put up dry; they-.will keep or rot,if are "eating him alive." They kill a tatoes and fruit trees in their season, Conductedby
ff. would be fair put wet: We believe that,the con relatives of the late Richard Frotschen Order
a' average yield; eight up great many nice dogs. A good rem- rough Richard .Frotscher's manual of 1896 or
times $6.00 is $4 ;00; $15.00 from dition of the potato as to infection by edy for the fleas is the following: send for one free.

; $48.00 leaves $33.00. Can you afford rot spores has ,more to do with their One part pine tar, one part coal oil,
to haul cassava root to.the factory for keeping or rotting than the manner of to which add a little sulphur, and melt .
'a profit of $33.00 per acre ? putting up.. .We do believe that potatoes together and mix well. Then take a ERRY

Save your seed right off; plant your from! a badly infected piece of land rag and rub the'mixture, while warm, _

'seed the coming season;,,fill your cannot be put;up and kept free from well into the dog's hair, and in ,an 7 i There> x hae never x"x been i*,time when* i "* g
pocketbook with cash next fall rot by any method, without a chemical hour or so sprinkle some pearline, freshen guard against failure with more
care. There has been
never a time whea
w M. DAVIS, treatment that will destroy the spores enough to "kill" the grease, and wash Ferry'Seedi were more essential. They are
?, ,;Pres. DeLand Board Trade. and it is doubtful if this is practicable.In and scrub him well in plenty of water. ,dealers ah"aY8.be"efJ"best.here. Insist For sale on baring by leading them. !

,, '" DeLand, Fla., Dec. 1897. fact potatoes apparently sound, i The fleas will all be washed off, and FERRY'S SEED ANNUAL
'% According to the account published upon being broken or cut will show
he mange or any other skin trouble full of information for gardeners and ,.
Tn the DeLand'Record a Mr. Benners mycelium threads pushed far into .will heal at once. M.: M. \:. miw. to There Bend will fifths never 1W be edition.a better Free time ;
,,- of New York, followed up with a proposition the cellular structure of the 'potato. 118 .f 1. Furry& Co.,Detroit Mich. <
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as above outlined and stating Evidently it is impossible to destroy ,
that'he would deposit in the Volusia the disease and'save the potato whenin Poultry. ., : .'.:: [ f.
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$30,000 to pay for the cassava root best plan to adopt with this valuable : -

if- the' farmers would ,guarantee to crop is to grow them on virgin soil, if Many poultry keepers are not aware
ON TRIAIf-A.il Sites and Prices..
plant 400 acres, though he would pre practicable> or otherwise on soil where of the fact that the ,food given the hen ft 'The Quincy machines hatched M and M
fer 4,000 acres. It is stated further none have been grown before, and can affect.the flavor of the egg, just as chicks and ncnieks from00 from eggs.100 My ens 110 e&eJLH one hatched Mrs. V.
that the J. T.,&.K. W. Railroad Company never to plant them on ground\ occupied surely and nearly as quickly as the .looIQ1tit4'fl"ittMio....catalogue Vollrath, Lockport and testimonials.,IIL Bend' to for Na cil,r!.
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agreed ,to carry to the factory all ) by the same crop the previousyear. food of the cow has an effect upon the Backer*Iwmbator C ,8,rUc 0.

cassava from'points naturally tributa/y: And plainly it would be foolish taste of the milk. Those who have FAIRVIEW PINERY.
to DeLand at a uniform charge of to plant sweet potatoes where rot infected any doubt of this can test it by giving

$i.oo a ton., potatoes were grown the pre- heir hens a feed of raw onions, and '
We hope this enterprise.will ,be suc- vious year. We believe,-with the pre- then trying the eggs for a few days .Choice
cessful, but it is not conducive to suc- cautions mentioned and careful.housing afterward, but there is also danger ..,;

cess on the part of the Board of Trade to after digging, sweet potatoes ,cane from feeding bone and meat, if the
underestimate the ,expenses, as they ) kept sound all winter with a reasonable meat has become tainted by long Pineapple

have 'done in the above, statement, degree of certainty. keeping. The eggs at,first may only "
though perhaps unintentionally.Take have a flavor as if a little stale,instead Plants, J
the item of seed, for instance. A Good Compost. of being new laid, but the unpleasant '

..The lowest price we have known of Take a 50 lb. can of caustic potash, taste; will grow stronger if the eggs are -$ FOR SALE. 0--
-was$.25 a barrel; it is generally 75 85 per cent, dissglve it, one-third at a kept for a few.days, and they will be- ..
cents to $r.oo,per' hundred feet. At time, in a kerosene barrel of water. come unfit to eat much sooner- than Smooth Cayenne!! Home Grown II
this rate it would take $10.00 worth at Then take grass, weeds, leaves, cow eggs from fowls which are fed -.,..- .
least to plant"an acre. Of course after and horse manure, dry or fresh, scrapings upon good, wholesome food. We do ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY.
f the plantation is ,once established the of your lot, anything you can get, not say this to discourage the feedingof .
:. -item of seed would be greatly reducedor and put down a layer and sprinkle it meat and bone, for we believe the
disappear altogether. with the potash water, another layer hens should have it two or three timesa F. N. PRICE, j

.::. Still; we believe the above offer for sprinkle it again, etc. On top of the week, if not every day, but it should P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO, FLA.,
...'. the roots is' a' fairly ,good one, andy heaD throw a few shovels of dirt. In be just as fresh and sweet as if it were
,': that if continued 'or a term of years, two months it will ,be a mellow heapof intended ,to 'be cooked for the family !

_' until the growers get well started, it highly potashed fertilizer. Applyas breakfast. Then the eggs will be good [
'i I would enable them to reap a better any other fertilizer. For potatoes, enough to eat at breakfast time.- HOME; GROWN...

.:!'':'1..;profit per acre than either cotton or cabbage, tomatoes or corn, it,is very American Cultivator -
corn. fine. One can of potash will make w.
Dust Bath For Fowls. Pineapple Slips '
.. x .two tons of fertilizer. Powdered caustic .
Soils Which Potato
Breed Rot. potash 85 per cent in 50 lb. cans Fowls must have a sand bath. It is

$ Our experience does not entirely is sold at $4.50 per can. This is a compost their sponge, towel, tooth brush and and SuckersOf
:agree with, the following from' Texas that should be made by every dressing comb all in one. How would
=Farm and Ranch. We have grown potatoes i farmer. It will keep the necessary you feel, my dainty lady; if denied the Following Varleties1OSAhE
in virgin soil which seemed to I humus in the soil. Instead of burning your toilet appendages and compelledto

beinfested with rot_ germs; the potatoes grass and weeds rake into a'heapand go day after day unwashed and unkempt (! : .
rotted in spite of,all precautions compost-Horticultural Digest. and to wear soiled and
R taken. Such soils ought not to be ----4N. ...I --s. rumpled garments? Even so suffers ABBAKA, PORTO RICO, EGYPTIAN

: planted sweet potatoes. Worth Remembering.Rdltof Mrs. Biddy without her daily dust QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIPLEY

_*.. The most important thing in.keep- Farmer and Fruit Grower. bath, and nature, infallible teacher, QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE, PER-
ing sweet potatoes sound and market- We have several reliable recipes directs her to the nearest and most NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH. .
able is first, to raise them right. I( which, "sooner or later," are needed convenient place for such a renova-
'they are grown on land infected with on every farm, and should be care- tion of the skin and feathers.. If no Apply to .
the spores of black.or brown rot, the_ fully preserved for reference, and I other soft, sandy and loamy earth is at I 0. 0. MATTHAMS,
,. only way to save them is to consume give them for the many readers of the hand you may be sure she will use i Florida Pineapple Company

them before: they rot Sweet, potatoes FruitGrower hoping they will be tried your flower bed without, regard to Or to '. .
grown on,, new land, or l land where when occasion: demands they shouldbe consequences. She may learn to hideat "'
potatoes have neverbefore been grown, : your approach, taught by blind in. HADDOCK. & ,MATTHAMS,

:: keep best The writer once bought HOG CHOLERA.=: Give each hog stinct, that you are her enemy,but the, Weat Palm Beach, Fly

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i idea that you begrudge her the dearest It is not'to be understood that bees .

delight of ,her hapless days-the use will always refrain from stinging if Pain-Killer. '

of.the'free soil for'her bodily, needs- one remains somewhat passive jn the ( [

ij one that poor Biddy's small brain vicinity of their hives, for the fact is A Bare tad Safe FOXY Bemedy U11I'J in every cafeeAod
,can never comprehend Descend to that at some seasons common black every kind of>Bowel Complaint .

r her, level, then, yourself consider her bees and crosses having blood of this .Sleep With Both Eyes. '

wants and supply them without delay. race fly some distance to attack passersby PainKiller.This baths One can't maimed afford stock wakeful cross neighbors ngh! disturbed and blasted Sab>>
SoShall: the "irrepressible conflict" of and even, without just provocation hopes, ail OB sveeeoat of w ca "feaec.
Bidd/s wishes and yours in regard to ; and with but slight warning, made too strong or too emphatic ft cant be PJ.GIWOTEJ fflEE FESCti CaldraJnHlc

'the flower beds J>e amicably ,settled, to plant a sting in the face of one Ills a simple,safe*and quick eon for p
and both of you hereafter live in who is standing near the apiary. But; Cramps, Conch* Bhenmatlsm, LlGHTNING WEL; MACH'YPUMPS'

,peace. Have a cartful of loam, sand as the avoidance of such unpleasant ,COUe, v Cold, Venralfia, Alft i..tF'TS. :,.
Diarrhoea, Croup, Toothache.TWO GA a."FUMA"WE EMS 111: S'HE {
of the
and road dust and a sprinkling occurrences depends largely upon -, .. ,
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charcoal, ashes and sulphur placed kind of bees kept, and, to a certain AX''" It v
; : under cover where your fowls can sun extent, upon an acquaintance with a .

", r themselves, dust their bodies to the few facts with which any one of intelligence CARBON -
destruction of annoying parasites, and may easily familiarize him- The Poultry Industry. -

< scratch and busy themselves by the 'self, and the observance certain Oar enormous wheat crop, Which is extolled BI-SULPHIDE.
I':;' hour together whenever the wish may precautions which are quite simple in every journal in the country;
: seize them, and you)nay' lay' the flat and after a little practice will become and which excites the admiration of the grain"The insects best remedy is Bi-sulphide in every of respect Carbon.for killing It u

tering unction to your soul that the easy, and as the opening and manipu- world poultry, is and equaled eggs produced by the in value the United of the cheap Sta. Bulletin, effectual 61. and easy to apply-Ala i z.

J' beatitude which refers to the"qualityof lation,, of hives in securing honey, States, the eggs and poultry finding home Send for free illustrated pamphlet. It Is Interesting *
I ,mercy" may be 'applied to yourself etc., is equally simple and attended markets. At sixty cents a bushel the HOWARD R.and TAYLOR will save Cleveland you money.,Ohio.
then, if never before. with no greater risks, it is safe to say total value of our wheat crop is, about Less than l -lb. lots supplied by S.G. Sear-
I' >V. that almost any one can, with perse $300,000,000 a year. The census in 18SO lug Jacksonville Fla.
It' Aay Ore Who'Desires to Do So Can !vcrance and the exercise of due cau- (seventeen years ago) showed the valueof 7
poultry and eggs to,be $200,000,000,
I Lean to Manipulate Bees. tion, learn to manipulate bees with and yet it ia doubtful, if the census enumerators 1m

Any' person with fairly steady perfect freedom and without serious were able to get the full num.ber Lands lorida
value. it 'is known that
and accident of being stung.Freshness or Today
nerves some patience and
couragecan the
poultry industry is at least one-third
easily learn to control and manip. lager than in 1880, and that the value of Oranges ,
,ulate bees. There are, it is true, a of an Egg. the poultry and eggs produced in this r.a. '. '< .

few exceptional i individuals whose systems To ascertain the freshness of an egg countl'f.is fully $300,000,000, which Rrth-
places it on,a par with many other leading .
are peculiarly susceptible to the without breaking, hold it before a industries.

poison injected by the bee, so much so strong light and look directly throughthe Investments[

that serious effects follow a single shell. If the yolk appears round, A cheap and easy method of keeping
sting. Such cases are, however, rare. and the white surrounding it clear, lice cut of the nests, and also from the ;Developments
In most cases where care is not takento the chances are that the egg is fresh. sitting hens is to place one of the ordinary m

avoid all stings the system eventually Or, you may drop it into water; if the displayed camphorated in the windowe ballasleh of( drug-store as those) l ttractions .

becomes accustomed to the poison egg sinks quickly! and remains at the in each nest. They cost apnoet nothing. Addr ii, ,__
i so that beyond momentary pain, asting bottom it is in all probability fresh, By'simply dropping one.h j eaflh'nest the G. D. ACKERLY < 4
: causes no inconvenience.To but if it stands on end it is doubtful, work is done,and a ball will last throughthe i'
a certain extent the belief existsthat and quite bad if it floats. The shellof whole of the warm season. Every CCNCHAL PASSINCER ACCNT, 'S }
I time a hen goes on the nest she imparts THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE,
bees have, without apparent a tresh egg looks dull, while that :btat to it. and a portion of.the camphor i
cause, a violent dislike for some people of a bad one is glossy. cktorizea her body and also the materials JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA. "

while others, without any effort, of the'_nest; lice giving it_a wide berth. ;;;
are received into their favor. The lat Trees and Fools. One of the balls, if 'placed in a vial of V.ri 'j
sweet-oil or linse doll, and a fpw
ter of this has
part more foundationthan )
Any fool can destroy trees. They applied on the heads of fowls and chicks, Io
the first part, for it is the actions cannot run away, and if they could or on the shank or under the wings, will ep 1j
rather than any peculiarity of the indi. they"would still be destroyedchasedand also prove serviceable, preventing scaly- ,
vidual himself, that anger'the bees. hunted down as long as fun or a legs, and destroying the large lice. For J CM;? "t

Bees prefer, of course, not to be dollar could be got out of their bark chicks and young turkeys use> 'only one < :
disturbed hence or two drops of the mixture, as grease of : .V.b. 1-
usually keep hides, branching horns or magnificent any kind is injurious to ckick .-FaJ mand'Fireside. ,
r ,guards on the, lookout for intruders. bole backbones. Few that fell trees'plant I I B&V Bnr from carefully {
When, visitors approach the, hives mj0 cabbage onion carrot.B .
them would avail ;;
nor planting
; I f& beet,4a,and ..
these In regard to location suited to the yet at a low ,
guards are very apt to fly toward much towards getting back anything Ufa prices as Ieedra1lec1ftom trash! ,,
keeping of,bees any place here farm lug, ** ,
them as if to inquire whether \mt Tl7U1e owyrtwAa,warranted I
like the noble primeval forests. Durling f gardening or fruit growing is carried on r I' to be the tIe11I fttfUttt of an.v> 1
harm is intended or not, and should man's life only saplings can be! successfully is adapted to the profitable wrinkled sorts. Try the Enormous z
the visitor not inspire them with fear of bees r potato(eot bus per measured acre) ,,
least in
keeping at limited I'
grown,in the place of oldtreesten a way the best of all the early beets.the new
' ,by using smoke or some similar means, centuries old-that have been de if not in large; apiaries J cahbagecncam]> .1ettuce.etc.Tonavt M 'j j
but'should himself show fear and Apply manure liberally the Fall i the best garden yon will need our cata-A: :.
nervousness or
stroyed. It took more than three 1 cue.1S contains the best varieties of vege m :{
,. he will be very likely to thousand to make some of the surely apply in Spring ,fertilizer < r 't&b1f eedm&DyotUWnof c irown raisins,ml i
years so of some good complete or its The Flower Seed page Is of particular! *-
arouse their suspicions still further; or trees in these western woods-trees equivalent in wall rotted ttahlp rrann e. E to wife and d&ulhter. It Is Free. w 1

even to anger them if he should that are, still standing in p r( ctstren'gth I A liberal supply of wood ashes insuresa *._XAJICgi_ .J...B.GBTSOBY. ........A...SO3/....au. -i
strike at them in an endeavor to MMPaflS>M M h B MMMMMill b "
and and crop in
beauty, waving potaw a poor season, and will "'"
their approach. Indeed, one not accustomed singing in the mighty forests of the increase the yield to more than double Ji
to,the notes of bees, is very Sierra. Through all the wonderful the ordinary production.The .

,likely, unconsciously, to dodge his eventful centuries since Christ's time scientific men say that stock foodssuffer 50 YEARS a 1

k head ,about, when a worker buzzes -and long before that-God has very little loss in fertilizer constituents EXPERIENCE 1
*?. ucomfortably close to his face. mayh cared for these trees, saved them from being through a.l. the domestic
L be 'a 'movement of but inch r i.Jf:
drouth disease avalanches and
a The farmer who manages the means at fi
two, but perhaps a quick jerk, and being thousand straining, leveling tempestsand his command to produce, not the heav I

noticed.by the suspicious guard, is floods; but Jje cannot save them iest crop, but the widest margin. of profit, !
:; ,resented; a sting follows, and yet the from fools-only Uncle Sam can do is thin farmer who will succeed. ':;

recipient declares that he did nothing that.-Atlantic Monthly. The farmer cannot speculate to advantage TRADE MARKS t;
to cause' the attack, but that, the bees i i because on this field he baa COPYRIGHTS DESIGNSI Ac.' '
y merely hate him and ilways sting him Never before in the history of the neither the training nor the knowledge Anyone tending- a sketch and description may -
when he necessary. But he must avail himself of Invent & oar opinion tree whether an
x them. On the business
approaches pineapple have the fields probably patentable. Communica
all of aid
the that modern invention offers tions
strictly oonflde&UaL Handbook on Patent
r other hand an equally unprotected looked so well as at present. Each to cheapen his production and he sent free. Oldest -fft"
.son who moves about with deliberation and every one seems to be determinedto must take advantage of his special train fP ssssa. SaiATA< ,

may generally, under the same make ',their individual plantation ing, as men in other walks of life coin Scientific JltMrk '
circumstances, be ,let oft'without ,receiving excel his neighbor, and this friendly theirs into gold. M. ,
: a sting. It is in this case not rivalry making our section a thing The farmer must know what his land eolation handsomely of any Illustrated scientific Journal.weekly. Largest Terms 93 tit a
: so' much 'what he does ,as what he of beauty and a joy forever.-Eden will grow to the best advantage under 1::: four months|L gold by all new ea1en. -,
existing conditions, and he must care- IlUII & COHIBtoaIny '
does not do., ? item in Florida Star. New Yark _
"1 fully adapt means to his ends. Stanch once.,eta J' St..WaahlDItoa.D.Co ,. '
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.: State News. Our Ruraltlome That fried sweet apples are excel Care of the Eyes. .
lent for serving with liver or kidneys.: For,Our Rural Home. .
- UI I To steam stale rolls or a stale loaf of Mothers should carefully watch the .'

R Strawberries' are earlier ,this season Aid, Society Boys: bread until fresh and warmed through school children to prevent them from
than we have ever,known them to be For Our Bund Home.. before serving. injuring, their eyesight. .
before: The first ripe berries'fof, last The attention of the Farmer, and j That a squeeze of lemon improves If any trouble is.discovered consult
seasori were'carried to the Tampa:Bay: Fruit Grower is again called to the scrambled eggs, and it should be ad- an oculist at the earliest opportunity; ,

hotel,,Christmas day by., P. A. Mer- ,fact;,that a' company of boys, ages ded while they are cooking. he does not always prescribe wearing '.
rin, and consisted' of eight quarts.' ranging from" fourteen seventeen To squeeze the juice of an orange glasses, but very often medicine and ,
Prof.,)Burney raised the most them, years, will be brought to Jacksonvilleby and grate a little nutmeg in the lemon- certain optical exercises, will effect a' ,
however. Plant'City Courier. the children's aid society of New ade just before pouring it into the

: i 0 ,The cattle law is now in effect as York, on January i4th,landing (the I glasses. cure.Many children are born with eyes
.. the absence of cows and goats from terminal station.. To add a few drops of vinegar! unlike, and as they grow older the
our'streets goes to show. Occasion These boys are carefully selected the water for poaching eggs, to make trouble increases. Stigmatism too,
ally one of these animals gets out, but from among those..in training at the them se properly and'keep the white is very common in young children
the owner, generally hears ,of it and society's home, school, and will be from spreading. Forbid them from reading study. .
gets it back before the law gets hold placed in'Florida families, (not with That stewed tomatoes grated cheese ing iq bed or when in a recumbent
of it. This is as' it should be and bachelors), on the terai already given, and a couple of finelychoppedboiled position, and have them to put awayr
works no hardship to the cattle owners, with this change, that the, $50 toj be sausages is a fine sauce to serve with their books or needle work when it
while.it is a benefit to both the city given to the boy taken under 15,'when fried eggs. begins to grow dark.
and its citizens.Tropical Sun. he reaches' the age of 18 years, will That' fresh eggs taken from the Many eyes are rsftrained over "that
be omitted from the contract,in view shell, and boiled in half a :pint of last'chapter" or the last flower in a
y New Jersey asserts that she"at one ofthe, loss of Florida's chief source of sweet cream, and seasoned with pep doiley. It is much better to light the
time had a universal reputation for income, her orange groves. NOTE per and salt, form a delicious break- l lamps and draw the shades than to
malaria and mosquitos, but, has lived THIS CHANGF.< fast dish. They should only cook work in "blind-mans holiday."

.down.. Perhaps .if Florida tries Application naming references, two minutes in the boiling cream. One of the principal difficulties is
hard enough, she may finally convincea should be sent without delay to the That apetizing mint sauce is best found in poor lights; a dull and dickering -
good'manY'of our northern friends' undersigned. HELENA HARCOURT, made from three tablepoonsfuls ,of i blaze is a constant menace to one's
that1she is something more than a Fla. Agt. C. A. Society., Riverview: finely-chopped mint, two tablespoonfuls eyesight, and the mothers of children
land of swamps, alligators and snakes. Hotel; Merritt, Fla., of granulated sugar, and a tea. who have to study in the evening
'Y We have often thought that the school cup of vinegar. Wash the mint and should be vigilant along this line. '

geographies were,the cause of- much Sugar and Muscular Exertion.. free it from grit, chop it finely, and Mere filling and trimming of lampsis

false impression about Florida.Orlando Those who are fond of food which put in a tureen with the vinegar and not enough; a regular boiling out
contains will be pleased at the sugar, and cover closely for an hour. should be, the rule in every household.
s In the western portion of Lake results of sugar experiments recently made -Good,Reading., Empty the oil tanks, pull out, the
: county nearly twenty-five miles of clay at.the.instigation of the Prussian War .. burners, put burners and wicks in a

roads have been built during the past Office. It is a fact, well known to Uses of the Lemon. tin pasin, cover them with cold water

year. Nearly every little town.within Alpine tourists that on difficult climbing Juice of the lemon is one of the best and throw in a generous handful of
eight or ten miles of Leesburg has a pearline let them boil for fifteen or
exertions an increased desire, is and safest 'drinks for any person, ;
clay road leading into that town. The twenty minutes, during which time
felt for sweets'and sweetened foods, whether in health or notIt is suitable
value of property has increased; thmerchants' and many who never touch suchthings for all stomach diseases, liver you may attend to the other portions.
business has' wonderfully at home devour large quantitiesof complaint, inflammation of the bowels I Wash and polish the chimneys, also
} grown, and the truck and fruit growersare globes and standards. Sift a little
them on these tours. and fevers., Lemon is used in intermittent :
not now troubled with having to It is also frequently remarked that fevers. It.will alleviate and pearline into each oil tank, pour in
haul their products for miles': througha warm water and shake vigorously to
the guides eagerly appropriate any finally cure coughs and colds, and ,
sand bed in order
to reach a railroad ugar that'may be left over, and consume heal diseased lungs, if taken hot. Its dislodge any sediment or gumminess.So .
;. dcaJi w make two,trips'toeveryone oil tanks made of
it on the journey. Whether the uses are manifold, and the more we many are now
: that was, possible; .prior to brass or other metal that this
sugar affords a real benefit to the employ it i internally the better we precau-
the building pf the clay roads.Ta* mountain climber was the subject of shall find ourselves. Lemon juice -is tion is very necessary. One can see
the investigation-that is,.did the consumption antifebrile, etc. The Boston Traveleris plainly into glass oil tanks, but these

: ,are ,'moving for ',the of ,sugar render the tired authority for stating that, a doctor .come only in hand lamps. v .
Xmisholidays: ; and 'good prices are! muscles capable of renewed exertion? in Rome, is'trying it .experimentally in Make sure every drop of water IS

1 being realized, In ihe past ,the ''pine To answer the question conclusively, malarial fever, with great success, and absorbed before you refill. Wash out
: apple;was strictly a summer crop, but the subject of the experiment was not thinks. that in time it will supersede the wicks, rinse and dry them thoroughly -

now .they/are.being shipped every day allowed to know that.a test was being quinine. rinse and dry the burners
in'theryearahd: ; ; through the winter made. On one day a sweet liquid, .. .. upon the back of the stove or in the
months;"when fruits! are scarce,' they containing thirty grammes of sugar, Jamaica Sorrel Blancmange.For sun, and when put together again the
brim,;'most'satisfactory figures. Some administered blaze will be clear, bright and steady.
: was ; on the next a similar Our Rural Home.
one.nrcqmmenting'pa the The smallest drop of water or least
pmeappleb liquid, sweetened by saccharine to
We find the and
- it ,:said'that they,did not, like it render it indistinguishable from the sauce jelly made dampness; causes sputtering, so ex-
becauserthetime: .handling;the far-as"taste the usual way of this is too strong, so treme care should be used in order
crop other so was concerned_ ,
we-made the which
too short following we en that all be perfectly dry.
was -comprises twelve 'took the place of the may
sugar. joy very much : After the sorrel is MRS. WHEELER.If .
. mosths'now' ;,not including the 'holit. The result was a complete triumph cooked strain J.V.
sufficiently through a
days;:Sundiys' .and"hangman's' day for the sugar. It _was found that a cheese cloth, and to each pint of juice the Kieffer pear had been intro-
If any more time is desired, a change amount of work could be
greater sweetened to taste while boiling hot add duced as a cross between the quince
\ .. 'in our calendar will have to be,made. accomplished on the days when the two'heaping tablespoons of cornstarch and the pear, it would, certainly Have
'Personally' ,we are satisfied with shipping sugar was given than on hose when mixed smooth in half a cup of cold been regarded, and would now;be re-
365 days during the year.:-Titus- saccharine took its place. This serves, water. Stir constantly until well garded, as a decided advance in sci-

I ville.Advocate. as far as it goes, to prove, that,sugar is cooked. Dip jelly glasses into hot entific pomology. Had any one de-
Mr. and Mrs. E. Franz and}.{Chas.. food in a true sense, and that it is in water, drain and half fill with the hot liberately set about to make such a
- Wyland'were up from their places'on particular food for the muscles.. mixture. Let stand until cold, then cross, with the Kieffer as the,result,
Estero .creek last'' Thursday. Mr. .Harper's Weekly. turn upside down eachtin a sauce dish he would,. with excellent reason, have
Franz reports everything in a flourish. ...t. and either serve with meats or as a regarded the result as remarkable; as 4tI
ing condition in his section. ,He reports Tell! the Cook dessert with or without cream. Servedin all, indeed, he could have hoped.(or.
that he has now sold four ted I To rub tough meat with a cut a saucer and a row of sliced ban Certain it is that however its quality
acre lots from his 80' acre tract fronting lemon. anas'around it makes a fine, combina at its worst or best may be regarded,
t on the creek,the purchasers being To use bacon fat for frying chickensor tion, reminding one of, strawberries. as a canned fruit it has no superior.-
E.. Stulpner of this place, Fred. game. A, neighbor uses arrow root, (which RuraKNew Yorker.
Schauer, Chas. Wyland and J. Stew To try dipping,sliced ,onions i in they raised) in place of cornstarch. :Messrs. Libby, Kirby ,and wren
art, Brooklyn, N.. Y. All of these milk before frying., Or tapioca can be used, by cooking have sprayed their tomatoes with ;the
parties are setting out orange groves, To use:tender'boiled asparagus ti first and adding it to the boiling juice. Bordeaux mixture and they have
and planting a variety of fruits. They for a nice omelette. psIt should be put on in cold water and proofs beyond question that it is indeed .

f,. have one of the, best sections of thecounty. That lemon and' orange peels- are I stirred constantly to.keep ,from burn a great help to the fruiting and foliageof
.-Ft Myers Press. fine for flavoring sauces. I ing. MRS. ALTANA W. KEeL the.vines, etc.1tIyersPress.O *


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"WI'.Brakes Sir." ill the moisture-retaining and nitrifying the place where they' will do,the most < ,,

humus, and think to replace that. with a good,on t peas, ,rabidly.tend to l
;Year: : Farm Talks" in the November few handsful of chemicals. wards the increased prod activeness of the TobaccoWill

:number reminded me of'.the reply of the We must use our brains if we wish to land, and an annually decreasing fertilizer
.. old.Scotch former,:who standing by ,his restore the old fields and make them blossom ,bil[ .
fine field ol wheat, was asked'by pass! as the rose. Study what nature does Forage and stock feeding, with fertilizers ., .
''sr-bYwhat: he 'manured the .field with, and try to improve on her. The first to increase the forage "Wibrains, ear." sees to in the old abandonedfields ing plants,a big .manure, pile as the result '-
L And it'occurred \to me that. the great to cover the soil with vegetation, spread broadcast over the land, rich color and flavor with good
E need of our southern soils .brains: ;, not which' decays on the land.. Then she will make a paradise out of the poorest:
'.that,our,people are)lacking in brains, but drops the pine seed there, which makesa of our lands Let us begin to manure burning properties, if liberally
that they,do not.seem to\ use them in I Ifi long tap root to get at what.man has the land -'wi', brains, sir."
'inirig'at.a1L The old male as he pulls' overlooked. She is very deliberate aboutall W. F. MASSEY.N. supplied with ,a fertilizer containing .
the"litUe tooth-pick 'plow over the field this. It took her many long year to C. Experiment Station.
." .. clocks as 'solemn nnd thoughtful as the prepare the surface soil that careless till- Raleigh, N. C.'Nov.13,1897. at least 10% actual;,;:
p man hehind him. And in many a field ers exhausted and it takes- her a long -So. Buralist .
I .I":have imagined that the mule, if he time to do it over again. ... I .

could'speak, would have said, "What onearthis Now if a man bas a poor piece of land Frauds', In. Selling Fruit. '
the use of making me pull a plow lie wishes to make a good crop on, he P tash
,over this 'land, when the man, if he must imitate nature and improve on her In an address: delivered by WalterT. .
knows anything at all knows that it will the before ,
proceSses. Let him get cow peahere Taber the Massachusetts .
not make corn enough to feed me." tJ instead of the poorer broom sedgeto Board.of Agriculture; he said
: [in the form of
.And yet yearafter year we see the same strike its roots down into the subsoil sulphate.
g. process of scratching planting going that; the-subsoil plow has loosened, and One of the disturbing elements in The of tobacco is improved ,
/the hoping wt of the marketing of fruit, particularlysmall quality
on owner by means a which never before has been called\n for s
little, fertilizer:,sprinkled beneath, the ,its plant food since the original forest fruit, is the fraud, practiced in by that form of Potash:y-,,
crop will pay him something for his covered the land. The cow peas will Using small packages of every description. -
labor. The idea of making the land rich shelter the land better than broom sedge This comes from selling fruit Our books will tell you just what ,to use:
does not enter into his calculations at all and will gather fertility from, the air. ,
They are free. Send for them. -
4r The only idea is to make a crop of cotton They will also restore vegetable matterto by the package. It is a well known "
tobacco' whatever his fact that, pedlers of fruit make GERMAN KALI WORKS. / ,
or corn, or one the land faster than the broom straw many 40 '
'crop isi; and it never enters his head that and pines do. But then let him use the "akin" q s. outofa32-qt crate. lam, 93 Ifatta St.,New Vest."WHAT .
s he.couJd get that land by proper treat vines to make concentrated .
told that.
ment, into condition to make maximum article pea .or fertilizing a than more the crude vines I city sold one person of in these New' '"skin"York to .\\ 'nnin?' .............. .. l .."
insteadof; minimum crops while paying make and make it at a profit. Thatis 1,000,000
its. :way to fertility. let him feed the pea vine hay to cattle ..quarts in one season. I would have ARE WE W .
I Of,;course there are exception here and make money in doing it, while at the the size of package for each particular '
t and there, but' I am writing of the.aver- same time he gets back the larger part of class of fruit regulated by nationallaw COMING
,age .farmer,in the cotton States. The the; pea vines in the shape of manure and the manufacture- sale ol
men of whom I write never sttend a Far- better adapted to the feeding of the snide fine and TO ? _::
packages punished by
..x.xmers'Institute, never can .be persuadedto plants. **
: send their eons to an Agricultural College One of the greatest needs of the South imprisonment;,or both. The use, of. .

,..bec&U86."the. only way to learn farming is good milk, butter and beef, and the these packages deranged prices, and
is behind a mule," they say. And making of these should be a profitable the expense to the producer is increas-
you will see them coming from town on b Business c n the home grown stun we-can edbecause of the increased numberof
.a set of wagon wheels they have used to p produce so easily, while the manure will -
haul a little load of,wood on in the morning not only enrich the land, but will make packages that he has to buy and
.and on the wheels' there will in all the use of commercial fertilizers more the increased cost in handling them..
> ro'babilitv.be a'bale-of hay or some cotton profitable in their proper place. When A commission man in New York ,, .
: seed hulls to feed the mule on, he be- nature 'wants to improve the soil, she said.to me : "If the fruit sent to' thismarket THE
} ing the only four-footed: animal they have goes about it by producing something on assorted and thebestWfof
was ; only
to .feed. And in the spring they will' If
.t. we want to improve on naturewe
haul a I few bags of somebody's brand of ,must grow something better than she it sent 'here, it would ENTERPRISEMeat
.mixed fertilizer for which they have paida does, grow more of it in a shorter time. meet readier sale, and the producer .
third more than they could nave mixed With plenty of. humus:or decayed vege- would receive, more clean money for Chopper
forthemselveS- ,a better article. All the table\ matter in the soil we can use the it. Our markets would not be loadedup
.while they'do not think ,that they could commercial fertilizers greater profit -
stuff that makes and
with nobody wants, sausage, scrapple
grow all' the ".hay they need, not than on a dead, poor soil A soil full of poor "
only tor the mule, but for a lot of cattle humus may be properly be called alive Thecondition in which fruit is received ho -head cheese quickly and

and hogs to make the manure, instead of soil, for it is full of living organisms that ;depends: upon the transporta thriftily-saves you as much In
buying the fertilizer for every crop they are carrying on the work of nitrificationand tion companies and the truckmen. I one busy week as it costs. .

-: .grow. preparing the food for plants. A soil know it is difficult to get men to ,Chops meats, vegetables, fish.
; All over the South we see the results of destitute of vegetable matter is a lifeless handle that which '
properly In, : they Steadily perfected for
15 years.
thie.thoughtless sort ',of farming in the soil, and a continued use of commercial
old,flelds in'J,broom sedge and fertilizers on such soil simply runs it to- have no interest, but it.is nevertheless No.For,gale by all dealers. Small family sire.
5 S3. Chops one pound minute,
pines, and the deep red gullies where the gether and makes it less retentive of true that more"care should be demanded I.&rge family No. 10, 93. Chops two
crops were once grown. And they say moisture, shutting out the oxygen of the in the handling of perishable ,"Enterprising pounds minute.Housekeeper"Send 4c.la stamps for the ,
the land.was "turned out" because it was air and causing the crops to fire. The fruits recipes.
exhausted. farmer, then, who uses his drains and ........ THE ENTERPRISE MFG. CO. ol PAe,Phlla.
Nature, more, kindly than man, goes tot devises a system of rotation of crops that .
work at .once resting that exhausted brings in the humus-making peas fre- STATE OF OHIO, CITY TOLEDO,}) 5111x11
land by making it grow other quently on the land, will build up his LUCAS COUNTY; ) GraPtVlii S

.crops..The kindly broom sedge covers its soil and often entirely renew and change FRANK J., CHENEY makes,path that areuaxn
nakedness and keeps the sun from scorching its nature.I Y.d.tlH.
he is the senior partner,of the firm of Extra floe stock of CURRANTS, Including the .
and amid the shelter farm
it, of the broom can point today to a productive ; Dew and unrivalled Wl DER.Lowutrctu.QUA11tJ
sedge the pine seedlings find the needed that in my first recollection of it was a F. J. CHENEY &'Co, doing businessin extra Warranted true.T.s.Utll uu>co,mbou",i.t

.shade and strike. their.roots down deep blowing sand, which by a systematiccourse ,the City of. Toledo County and ,
: into the soil that the one-mule farmer in rotation with legumes, has been State aforesaid, and that said firm

:never touched, and year after year, bring changed to a dark loam, and itssandy will the sum of ONE HUNDRED -
to the soil food from below, and covers nature is only revealed by the roadwayof pay FERTILIZERS
.the soil with organic matter, till finally deep sand that skirts it. .I DOLLARS- for each and S

1. .<.somebody.wants the wood and cuts it The burying in the soil of, dead-ripe I. every case of CATARRH that cannot ..
'and again tries to grow crops on the partially ,vegetable matter that grew- on the land, be cured by the use of HALL'S CA-
'J old field till in connection with of FOR FLORIDA '
,recuperated they used a judicious use TARRH CURE. .
up again all that nature had been striving commercial fertilizers, has .changed itfrom FRANK CHENEY. .
long years to restore,-never once thinking a poor farm to a very highly pro- .' Tfca kind to raise all vegetable quickly. '
that they can imitate the processes of nature'in ductive and profitable one and the owner Sworn to before me and subscribedin ';

"' ,.restoring the old field and can grew rich in making the improvement. my presence, this 6th day of December AGRICULTURALCHEMICALS"
do'it'in a tenth.: part of the'time it took if the'money our farmers annually A. D., 1886. ,
th'e.broom.sed pines to do it. squander in fertilizers for the productionof -

Our farmers rave cropped so long by sale crops was used in the proper place ,- -s A. 'We GLEASON and Insecticides to prevent J
the aid'of commercial i fertilizers that the for the growing of forage and the feeding miffleidei blight rot and low by Insects..Get a pampn- .
:first question.one oT them asks in regardto of cattle, there is hardly farmer in the JSEALJ} Notary Public. let from
,a field cropJs-: "What kind:rand now South who could not now be the inde- FERTILIZER & CHtMKAL CO 9
much fertilizer stall I use?" Men write pendent owner of a rich farm., That I POWELL ,
:., to me'that 'they have an old field that temporary profits can be shown from the I Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken. internally BALTIMORE* MD. y
? :will;make ten bushels of corn.per:acre, use of fertilizers on special crops is true; and acts directly on the blood BMBW fe'A M W" M *
and:they want to know how much fer- but it is simply a treadmill operation to and,mucous surfaces of the system. New wall papering should never be:
t tiliser they must use to'make-fifty bush- .be gone over and 'over again annuallywith
Send for Testimonials free. on over an old coat. Microbes :
put : _
.els on that kad imagining, that all that the..chances against the result at
ta needed is to buy commercial fertilisers, times,'while the systematic! 'use of"the F. }. ''CHENEY & CO., Toledo, 0.. will be sure'to live and flourish 'the" ;!

-0 j to.make. ,big- crops. ; They. have nsedup, cheaper forms of fertilizing matters in 'j Sold brDiugg 5tS.7SC. plan is,pursued. .' r

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f ; ail .Mt 3..Grmr. ought to ,receive the widest possible rational! men, but very-earnest and.intense year's brood out of the old bark on the

distribution. feeling was developed on ,both vines and for a remedy I concluded to
r ,A;Wtddy.'yc. irtpaptfireet : :, ed"at- 16 Main Most of the halftone work is very sides. Mr. Porcher was present and remove,all the trimmings and clean off

t jKfcioaTffle.Fla.'. fineand; 'some is tolerably opr. The was allowed to speak 'in his own de all the.loose bark on the vines the fol..

A TXBM8 OF.BUBSCMPTIOXOM The quality of the..printing.. isunequal.. fense. His speech was like his ad. lowing spring before any ,signs of

,... .... .... ......... .......pJiOO: of !"' ministrative actions, clear-cut and vigorous growth appears on the vines and bum
;...1IIeUII-: .......... ....;..... 140In Nothing better proof the popularity It ,had a telling effect. When all the same, also spray the vines be-
:. trt ..........".............'3 0 and,wide.circulation of a paper the-vote was taken, there proved to be fore the buds have pushed with six
-< "-.beori.is all cash iadnaee. than the patronage of its "cheap col
only 34 members in favor of the new ounces of blue vitrol to gallonsof
No discount allowed on one's umn" -"for ,sale," wanted," etc. scheme and 50
but to 104 against it. They water; just the vitrol alone withoutthe
jwnwbsoription(except In..c1 ), Note if please that these col
you voted
however in favor of having a lime this then
cominiaslon will for
ail ageata a liberal casa umns i in' the Farmer and. Fruit ; serves the _
f ,
be allowed on all subscriptions obtained traveling agent disease. on vines, destroys what brood
by the.' Write for tennaToevjsry ". Grower are always well' filled .and But the best'thing,remains yet to.be. there ,may remain of the thrips on
.... ; subscriber,new olold,remit fresh. Ads. that have expired are told. The 'defeated members who vines. When the vines have leaved J
tine of 18.00' .will send the one promptly out and new ones are had led
we paper the attack accepted their de out the vitrol must be used with limeor
year. :and 'a copy 'of Rolfs'', Vegetable constantly taking,their place.Cohesiyeaess feat like rational .J
The ,
Growing' In/the South .fb? Northern .. men. membei s else it will burn the foliage and J
'Market post-paid.. For two new sub- '" of the, Pineapple parted with friendly feeling which from 'experience I have found this a
.IGrib n at ..00 each,;we will send, Growers. augurs well for future success in 'the practical yet very simple remedy. -I ::
NJItpUd"a, copy of 'H ,Ore'." "Orange conduct.of their admirable association. .,
) have two vineyards, the one was treat-
Like all
I strong aggressive men
T.Bemittancee. I Thus the _pineapple .growers. of the ed stated and the other
as not and
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made general
i ,. should be by check ll ,. .agent East Cqast have shown themselves; the
one treated It
found almost free J
regl9tered one
portal note; money:-order or of Pineapple: Growers' Association,,
letter to order of in ,his two years' of service has developed of the most sensible, cohesive and businesslike from the thrips where the untreated .-l'|j

'-ol.adver&lngon: application enemies. Complaints were organizations of growers that vineyard was: badly affected., I believe ':

fARJOOL AND 7BlTZr.6jioJrBll. heard,the hostility seemed to be spreading the State has ever prqduced wore this remeday valuable to anyone j'
Jacksonville, Fla -as it, was making more demonstration thy companion to the Florida Fruit I who is troubled with this pest and can 'r;
Exchange.Are advise any one to give it a thorough
.1 than Jhe defense-and finally .....
II> CONTENTS.FARM this opposition culminated, a number trial; the work must be done early hi j
a. *" disaffected. you getting"up a club for,the the spring or late in the winter. All y j
of the ones preparing a
.T..u.u-Ia There Plant Food In Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower? If the trimmings and loose bark should be _fJ
Abandoned Southern Soils?....... ........ 818 circular, making open onslaught upon. not, let us ask you to do so. We of burned before warm weather hatchesout t
.< .. of the association to consider it.. the thrips and the spraying should ; j
;The Purple Scale;Fig Culture... 819 the ,,
'Groves in'St. Augustine.............!.... 830 The meeting "really revolutionary, regular price and it, needs done about April 1St in order to make ::
Oranges on Lemon StOCYS.......-......,.821 but friends and foes alike responded only a small club to enable the one serve for disease and thrips. ". ..E
:;vho'get it to obtain his' IJ IJit
Tobacco up .
: ToBicoolow In Curing; The own copy ----< *
Plant;.Good Orange Land Good Tobacco tothe call to_the number of 138. I free.
.Lftnd.\.,..':.,.............;..t......;...........821PABMXSAHD ; The circular is long and elaborate.!.J -- Eckels on Postal Banks.

-Estimate .....'.Taucia..ft..,. ..-..Cassava............Crop..... 821 The charges preferred against the gen- Look out for the Thrips. Comptroller-of. the Currency JamesH.
Soils Which Breed Potato Rot; A Good eralagent: are ;vague: They open ,as Last spring, following a mild and Eckels, in his annual report, gave
Compost; Worth Remembering......... 822 follows : "The prices obtained by open winter, the thrips worked a good much consideration to postal savings''

: POULTRY Fowls.-..A...Poultry........Note......;.Dust......Bath....!.For....-,822- your general agent during the season deal of mischief on strawberries: pears, banks in order to bring all the infor-
.r Freshness of an Egg; The Poultry Industry of 1897 have been markedly unsatisfactory oranges and some other fruits. From mation he possessed before the mem. '

; Items............................. 823 ; very few, if any, of the grow- present appearances this winter will be bers of Congress. The report containsthe
r ; Any One Who Desires Can learn to Manipulate ers,are satisfied. There is'a feeling of similar .and it will English postal savings bank law,
Bees..............................'SE3 them. have a one, behoove the and the of the is
unrest They growth
OUR RURAL HOMS-Aid Society ; among vague !strawberry growers to keep vigilant says system
Sugar and Muscular Exertion. ; Boys ideas that there is something the mat- lookout in season for this insidious remarkable, in .spite of the fact that
Cook Blanc;Uses Mange of the; Care Lemon of; the Jamaica Eyes;Sorrel ....-.;Sy4t ter .with:the ass iation. This 'feelingis enemy. The injury was 'done last season the rate of interest is but 234 percent
>MWi'Brains Sir" Frauds in Belling Fruit, 8 25 so pronounced the existence oi before the growers were aware of. I and the investment of funds confined

u ,..J Christmas" Number. of the Times Union the association is at stake. it, really, before they had noticed the mainly to government securities. There R
and Citizen;Cohesiveness of the Pine The chief burden of were in
complaint presence of the insect. It was then 6,463,597 depositors the
4j 4 .apple Eckels Growers on Postal;Look Banks.out.for....the.-.,.Thrips....;,.*;.828 seemed ,to be that the general agent too late to remedy the mischief, whereas Great Britain postal savings banks at =.

;. ,' ,Markets.................>..<... .............. 827 maintained his office at Jacksonville if the matter had been taken in the close of 1885, and '90 .per cent of s.
Steam. ..'Spraying;Must Have Florida Oranges duriug the shipping season, whereasthe hand .early enough and the all these belonged to that class whose _
} ,.".....*?..".... .......................:.... ?28 complainants: ught he ought to sprayed a few times along as they plants blos- deposits aggregated but $30 annually. *

L .Items.d.'seeds Eaf118w.eet 833Chrisisas 830 be in the center .ofthe'producin'g belt, somed, no doubt much good could The other iq per cent averaged
Sowing-fmall potatoes
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where he.would be accessible to the have been accomplished in the way of $525. .
growers for conference. Without proposing prevention. In plants holding over The report then quotA the laws of
'- Number of the 'Times his removal in so many words, from last spring probably other countries and gives statistics

Union aadCI lzen. they sought to cripple him by delegating could now be found on many the, oldest eggs showing the prosperity and popularityof

The South Florida, and Christmas i large' pa.ri of,his powers to a forwarding leaves and could be destroyed by picking postal savings banks there.
a' ,edition of our leading State newspaperis agent at Jacksonville and atraveling these off and burning them.A Mr. Eckels gives the following.table '
', .an imperial publication of sixty-- agent haying. a roving com= spray of whale oil soap -solutionis which shows the growth of the '
four- pages, in, a colored cover.which mission. In fact they, sought to do recommended by Hubbard, and it system in the countries where postal
ii gorgeous:with tropical fruits and the very thing"which the long and ripe is ,said that the Eureka insecticide is savings banks are in operation:

n"trees and.hotel'palac s. It is an,economic experience of the Florida Fruit Exchange -' also, effective against the thrips, not No. of Average
S.a' encyclopedia of,the peninsula, .proved ought not to be done, killing i it but driving it off by its offen- depositors. Deposits deposit. '
its scenic. attractions, its hunting and that isto have the general agent subject siveness This' insecticide be United rance..2..88,075 Kingdom.8,453,95'l 8 489,341,875 15O.691.'ZOO i :5 roM 8B'la
the intervention of the '' may Italy.............%.89,768
',fishing, i its farms, groves and gardens, to personal sprayed directly into the bloom, and Australaeia..474,635/ 89.'ZM,4M 74088986 14756 8097
Its.. :factories and its. phosphate;' the shippers. While it.is tine that that Del gi am.......... 882,3iO 63O0274 tua..lustrla _
whole illuminated. with. hundreds ofintgraviiigs official should be.subJect absolutely to dilated. -
reproduced: from' .photo.- the will of the association as formulated barrel Savings dept ........1.110.091 x,124,156 lU8 -
t Banking dept. 28,363 2'l.Q,9M 96100Hungarr
,graphs. There areas many styles of In its constitution'and .bylaws, The following from Green's Fruit -
'writing as the scores of writers who yet as-to the multitude of administrative ,, Grower shows how a Savings dept...: 276,565 6,439,093 10.Ranklng"dept. .

have contributed to this treasurehouseof details he ought to have the fullest did: "In the summer grape of 1896 grower the Canada.' ..........::. 15,363,,3:61 29 8,63,108,,,';84M 06&.
information; from the strong shot liberty, almost autocratic powers. thrips were very, destructive in India............. 653,_ :8,3,4:90 4546
;: flashes and fisb of Hence Jacksonville is not only betteras my Netherlands....',.. t 9 963 !es 7,861 111 r
6 t3 gun gleams, ,vineyard. Last spring, one year ago, Sweden.... ....... 408,288 10.606,746, 2820 s
} "Rod and Gun, down to the soothing a basing point because it is more through delay in my work I left some Cape Colony... .. 43wm 7. 11675' -
b l lullaby of)"Rural.Florida in,Summer1 central, but also for the very'easont!of the grape trimmings,lay in heaps at .
:' ,and.th'e. droll, unsanctified that.it..removes. the' general agent further -!the end of grape rows and when the Totala..I8,34S.'l59 a, $1,016,547,4480115.) e'= .

'' 'humor of a''Florida Cracker' to 'the from the personal interference of grapes were well*leaved, out T took Mr. J. E. Ingraham, the energetic

plain informational style, of "Citrus 'shippers. particular notice of the ,swarms of commissioner of the F."E. C. Ry., _i=
Fruit Culture," "Tobacco Culture" The disaffected,, members put forward in this -
thrips old grape trimmings. I and Mr. L. Larsen, his chief clerk, ':
aDd the lucid narrative of "a Florida ihelr:ablest men to open the.at. 'then.came to the conclusion that the recently made an inspection of White '

; Pioaeer." There is a world of infor- tick,.and for,a.',whole day the battle'thrips must have that way of "continu City, which town they report as being- "
watioa-mostly accurate-in this .raged. Everything, so it is reported
pubUcation ing their species from one year to an in a prosperous condition, thirty more
: ., a whole book in 'itself, ,which- was carried on in a manner..becoming. other by'hatching the fall or previous familles.having: lately .settied there.: :

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Y 'Or>cgee,choice to fancy brights, 8.50 to Catalogue,

} '4.50. Bussetts,_S.50to. 4.00; Bough and JACKSONVILLE, IXAn Dec. 24,1897.FBUITS ., -
: a ,ordinary stock, 2.75 to 3.25; Grape fruit ESTABLISHED 1875. ,_
per box,5.00 to 7.00 ,Tangerines, choice AND PBODT/OK. '
y to fancy, per box,'4.00 to 5.00; Mandarins Corrected by Mane Bros. WILLIAM A. ,HOURS .
S.OO.to: 3.5f-( Pineapples, smoothe Cayenne .
ii: t.per pine, .so to .50;; Pineapples, red These are average quotations. Extra choice
r2.gpanifih, per:'crate, 3.00 ,to 5.00;Tomatoes tots Iota flow shore top quotations,while poor Grain Garden Seeds and' Fertilizers

A ;choice to fancy ripe, per carrier, 2.50) ,psi barrel...,...... ... ............ .
\Ito 8.00;;Egg plants,'choice to fancy} per apples ............ ...........!...__..... ....3.50 4.00 ,
.;bbl;: 5.00 ,to '6.50; Squashes, choice to Lemons; Mesdna,.......,......'.. .......3.75 a. WET.BA 7.T, .JAo.XONVD-LB: ; .I'I4.we .
English Peas, dried,..............bus........
box 1.25 to 1.23
fancy(wrapped"per) orange Peanuts best brand..... ............ to .
2.00; Green peas,per box or baa., 1.50 ,to Pots ,............. ..........bbt..2.6.04 .os '
fY4rt 3.00; Cucumbers, per.box or bas.,.1,25, to2.00Strmgbean8rwaxvperbox Seed Chili Bed.............................. 3.59 Handle Only the Best_and Host Reliable'Seeds. A Oomple Stock of .
Ran y,Rose ........,..... ..........,.......
; or bas. Hebron..., ....... .........................3.00. -
.1.60, to; 2.25;, Okra:, per: carrier, 2.00 to Peerless............S.............;............;..3.3.00 oo Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour,: Bran, Wheat, Grits Meal,
2.50; Peppers.large' greens per carrier, Dakota Red...............&.........,..........3.oo -
,: Lettuce; Bliss Triumph............................... .
c Flonda choice tot .3.50 Cotton Seed Heal l and Dark.
'I.to..1.75 : Both
;: Onions, .'.......................bbl.... .......2.50 Bright
nCy,'well headed, per bas.. 1.75 to 2.50; Bggs........-*-.-'--..................noi.............70VEGETABLES
W t iT Cauliflowerf Florida per,ibbL, case., 3.50 J.--

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r g8r1.II1en j NITRATE SODA
i-: i Yellow Yams, .,..:.............bttsh ,.50 ,
_ s Sweet Potatoes........... ........ .3510.40
.New York -Market.. .. Hobbardsquash,' ..........::.....bbl 1.50-2.00 Star Brand Fertilizers, MURIATE POTASH !
s Lettuce, .........................dos .30
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r Celery Florida. ..... OUAHAOTBKDAHAI.Y8I8.Oranje SULPHATE}
u+ ;J J. .Omngea etc ,,'Florida, fancy, 'best size,' : ...... :............... .bbl.- 3.00 15309RPlants. .00 ,POTASH, .:;
Tomatoes, *._..........crste... 1.50to zoo ,
.4.00;bright: straight lines, 3.50 to 3.75; BweetPepper,., ...........;.... bu .:.. .....i.oo Tree 'and Vegetable KAINIT Etc, ,
rasfett,fefc: .to choice, 3.25 to 3.50; ,rough Green Beans,.................. crate.: Tstoxoo .FEBB.. ,
t. '.and'coarse.2.50. to 3.00; grapefruit,, Pumpkins, ....................each .5 to .10 .1
bright,: 5.00,to 7.00;' Mandarins, 4.00 to Keruaws..;.....'..... ........:.each .3.to.. .io These Fertfflsers hart no sapsrisr.la"tit market asd a trial will cearkse.MidbrOalal ;

5.00: ;',' Tangerines, ,7.0l'to( 9.00; Fineajipws i Green Parsley onions..per, -.pudos.do;.bunches bunches as-40 ''' free.Col. ,'"

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bbl : .25otoss
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fancy, ,
:per N....._ .... .... ..H. J. Tiffin otme, up. to.
,4.00 to &00;;. fair.to good, 2.00to 8.00; Roosters._-....-.;....._-.-. .20- to,25 p.1aceuesday, from his ostrich farm
y' cuT tl.OO; to, :1.25.; Celery, choice, pert Half ggown........:"-............. ,J5to.i-. ,
: fair to .15 to .20 Turkeys, ..........pcr pound,gross .10 to..iaOttSC at Coiirtenay, accompanied Dr. QUICK WORK
J6 to .80 prime
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:x;! ; Egg ''p1ansa! Florida .'.-..-.-................ ..to I! Douglas and Whit- end for Pmifs.auii
: box 2.50 to ........... that forNa- In seUlnir paying .
: ,pert bbL, ::5.00' ,to 7.00;per. Leeks .per dos bunches.o.2. $ lock.Dr. Douglas left day etable snipped to us is our motto. wx
3JW; Green peas, southern, per basket,11.00'to ; Radishes, ..... ..;.........per dos .15 tal South Africa for the of GIVB GOODS SENT US BY GROw a .
Cucumbers,.. .....;......crate 1.95 to 1.50 : purpose
: ; =:2.00Yper bushel, crate, 1.00.to. Spinach. .......-..........per bushel 1.95-1.50 securing fifty pairs of ostriches for the FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WJC NEVER
'*'. .1:16;;LettuC89;Florida, perl basket,.1.25 to Cauliflower....................per bbl $.00 prbyoar4oyearseperfeucewitboutde .
.................-.b Colonel's plantation. It will take :
:8.96;''_Okra, Florida,i>er carrier, '1.00 to Tuniips. .03 ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand .
2.00; Peppers Florida, per carrier, 1.50 Flor 4 1foaeyr..pound section: .10 about two months ;to make the trip. financial stability which! any bask 07 :.

to'2.50;'.,String 'beans,'wax, per basket, l :The Dr. understandsthe, managementof Terify merchants-then harioj try us mercantile-WB BELIEVE reports OUR can *.

v 1.00 to 2. ))0;;per crate,1O0 to 1.75;. green,' The Sanford Tobacco- Grow' il rs' Association the ostrich, and has resided in Naial METHOD WILL; SATISFY YOU. Seed'
r,' ( bftfitet, 1.50 to 2.26; per.crate 1.25W. your name for our qnotations. Stencil snd .
'per 2.00;Tofflatoes., Florida., per earner; ,:1.00 has organized. with T. j. -Titusrilk: ,Star.. ards'.free. Letters pioaptly a&swered. ; "'

to 2.50,' Appleyard president, J..K. Mettinger Twenty-five blooded,cattl were roc FRENCH ft CO.

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fi; i -. i -. judge D. J.-Plillin general manager. new dairy.on Central 'avenn e.D.. 116 Warren St',;.New York 5 :
,:Posltey- net oaly f. >m.he8- one- of ,theJ2 A piece of land, will be selected by Wilson, who .has",had charge, of the END 1S5.

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{ 'i 4 tt8. THE:,BXOEIDA- :yA1aMR4tn; FBUIT-GROWER.. -_ DECEMBER, 25._ ",

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r;: ,.' :s!- .. jn) il is prrcasoiiwhy three or four orcfiardists supplying the country's demand for ':'.... .' '..

t <"' 'The'steam spraying" apparatus ,recently :cannot, own one and do oranges":' *' ,,. ":1I

T: : ;brought'out/fcr, use, ,instead'of their 'own,work of: cleansing their ,Altogether: Johnsoniooks: upon ,"- i:

insecticide-to; be applied hot,on'scale trees and fruit from scale and smut the,future of the:: Florida: orange as ,". <:: y i

infested trees, bids fair' to'work'a 'revolution very"bright; He asserts that with,the &_ .4

.; in cleaning our', orchards' of MustHave, Florida! Oranges.. reduced acreage'cultivated;in orange ...

,destructive scale: says 'the' Riverside The Star,office hada- : (pleasant ;call groves since'the freeze, it will take '1
.Press. As maybe' known 'by all who fifteen for the of ,
yesterday fr m.M'r. Edwin! W; Johnson or twenty'years crop ;l
have; ;studied"the various methods of ; who is representing extensive the-State to reach the sizeit attained \,

getting'rid;;of scale, the .fumigating and'universally known, fruit dealers, i in 1894 and that, during this period ',.
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process by cyanide of potassium i I and PorterBiothers'Compiny, of Chicago the.increasing population and .consequently -(, .'"
sulphuric acid has hitherto met with increasing demand will ,
Mr. talked ,
Johnson interestingly
most favor; because it was thorough of the prospect for the future of Florida'orangesi maintain highly profitable prices.-.-Orlando Shortest,, Quickest, Most Atiractiw: i iR

.in'!its;effects carefully done; but as : .!.He:has-traveled] in every Star. i
.' a rule not all of,the scale _was killed, orange producing :country ,and has t ': 0U JDE; ,

.particularly on:the fruit, but' the great come.to the conclusion'that no orangein The orange crop in the Manatee FLORIDA POINTS BETWEEN ,. ;J
objection to its employment was the Jmown.worldis; likely to be; country is fully half picked and shipped :. AND'TUNOITITHa' ". '.J:!!

cumbersomeness of the method' arid come a dangerous competitor, of ,the and will probably aggregate 50- Florida Central and d '
its! comparatively,. great ,cost With: l luscious'golden fruit,of this State., ooo boxes, which have mostly been Peninsular
the 'method of these ob sold on the trees at $2 box. NEW
steam none ;jMh: Johnson wasfan; extensive_ ,or ,per THROUGH' ROUTE.
jections'can'have j force; for it is ange grower of Putnam county before The ,amount.of.lettuce. coming'.up New.York Jacksonville by '4
,cheap, convenient and effective in.its the.fre'ere and lost 5,000 boxes of. from,the Micanopy and Rock Point New and Florida Pennsylvania ington. Southern R. R.Hallway to Wash to 3

results. fruit,on the memorable night of December sections,these days is certainly enor- Northern Air Line.}Columbia Peninsular, Florida to all Central'i principal t, !

The great want all.along in the .use 29, i894. Since then he has mous. .From 150 to 200 crates arrive points In Florida.,
of washing has been some .method oft been,traveling in the interest of Port r daily.,. This/struck is bringing :good Cincinnati, to Harriman Juno.Cincinnati -- '
applying insecticides ''warm},as it, .;wasbelievea : Brothers: ,Company,'.who,.besides-the' prices in the northern markets. 11on Harrbnan by Queen Junction Ss Crescent to ABbe-, .1

,that if they could," be'applied l large'"establishment inChicago, havebranch gentleman well: versed. in the Asuevllto & yule era and Railway Columbia and by Florida South

warm 1 -results;would. e: verjr-much houses in San' 'Francisco, Jacksonville Central&PensnsularColumY4.
greater. In practice this is found to Omaha, St. Paul, Minneapolis, Cincinnati OrLando; yester J bla Cincinnati to Jacksonville to Jacksonville. '".--4
be so, for not only does it overcome New York, Philadelphia and day that he expects to see 40,000 Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to'Chattanooga .

any greasiness on the leaves, but being otherpoints;, ; and his present visit to crates of pines:;.shipped from Orlando and Florida}ette,Florida, Southern Central BV&to Penln-Ever .1 3
applied hot much less of mixture is the State is'to investigate the condi next year and the year after 70,000 Limited sular to I Important Florida. '

required. Then:again; being,forced tion of the groves and establish a crates. This means considerable points.Kansas City, Fort Scott k':''!

through,the nozzle at a pressure of 100 branch in Jacksonville to handle next money ,to ,our,people.-Orlando Sen Kansas and City Memphis B.,B.to Kansas 4.:i

pounds to the ,square inch, the, vaporis year's' crop tinel., JacksonvilleThro' Line }Birmingham to Everette, Fla.,Southern Central R'i 7 :"
forced upward through the tree so 'Whenasked what his idea of [the Peninsular to all Fla. points. ::-J

,that the under/'surface. of the leaf is futureofAe;: orange industry is, he replied "razor Mr. back"P. B. Jaudon pronounces drawbackwe the 1St. Louis Short to Line Jacksonville to Du Quoin by
:reached just easily as the. upper : east e greatest Holly Sp'gt Central to Holly Sp'gs, ?
surface {and of, the : : have to the'prosperity of Orange Route. City, Memphis & Birmingham -
; :Jio part tree ts- Why; Tlondaoranges for 'then to Birmingham,Sou.
capes: The use of steam in this man: t fifteenor'twenty years, will be county; he says' it is.the. real cause J K'y to Everette and F. C.&P.
why hundreds of acres more sue not Sioux City&Chicago to Jacksonville
ner dispenses with the use of a man:to the most profitable fruit that can be ; 111. -
'run the pump, no pumpbeing used at raised:in this country" Continuing he planted in corn,' tobacco, vegetables, haute'gs}Sp'gs, B'! .,0. M. & B. to Holly Birmingham -

all/the spray being drawn from the said, "You can form no idea of the ler etc.;claims one man that residing he near Lake But- ette and the Sou.F.O.K'y&P.to Ever-

tank by suction much on the sameprincipal demand for the.Florida, product, until could bring"twenty- Louls'ille&;Nashllle to Rive
five families Orange county to raise New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
: :ash' medical atomizer and you-have\ ,traxel d;the; country .;:as I tobacco it for the' To }route with through'sleepers
,mbaler l Four,men can be profitably, have youwould: think,that out: "West were not "razor Jacksonville. between New Orleans and "

employed handling the hose with the .where Jhey are so near the. California back;' which finds-under no trouble, barbed. in swimming wire The F. O.'k P.Jacksonville.has 700 miles 'of ,track in
nozzles, ;arid the:work 'can";go.on,very product,these would supply the mar fences lakes,; going Florida running through, theTobacco '

rapidly,as not'more,than a minute, or }ket,"to the exclusion of all.others. even.thoughrurionthe ground, Stock Regioni farming and Dairy Station,
two need be consumed in spraying fourtrees. to reach the desired potato patch, Peach and Strawberry Land,, _
"Not so, however, they all prefer trUck.farm OrangeBanana and Pineapple
or other attractive fields. Country,
-The.whole apparatus is on ..aUghtwagon'drawn Floridas ,and even in ,the '"State of Orlando Sentinel. Phosphate'..Belt.has .
tM Silver Spring and
= by two horses/'and Washington, which'I visited"'recently;. .. Other fine Scenery.
: can be instantly 'moved from one I was begged:and to send The Great Hunting Country
implored The doctor'
be old
may a good man, Beaches the Noted Fishing Orounfo <
place to 'another, ,and a loacre.grovecan them Florida oranges. Why said I, but even so, medical examinationsand Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety
i be quickly,gone over., Any kind you have California oranges nearby, the. "local-application" treatment of soils in the State,and above all
of 'be'used and the Runs over the Central Rldgeland
spray can cost and don't
know anything are abhorrent to modest
every woman Where It Is High and Healthy.
is but,trifling 1 Flondas. Oh, yes,' we do, was the *. They are embarrassing-often' Prosperous towns fill Its route and it offers
4. One,of:the outfits was at work ontlaeolivetreesatthe reply; we have had them in the past useless. They should not be submitted the the best Northern freight markets.facilities,for any produce to \ :_

Experiment Station and:want them again. .to until everything else has been Send also for the best map of Florida (sent
t. Chino the time that free) and note the towns on its route. ,}
-at at the "When told that there was very tried. In nine cases.out of ten, thereis A.O.MJLODONELL,O.P.A ,
visiting members'of the Pomological little Florida fruit on the market yet, no reason for them. In nine"cases Jacksonville,Fat

i Society":weretherea;: few days ago. they begged'that as soon as it, could out-often, the doctor,in general practice The Fla Cent. &Peninsular ;
R. R
=P, Your correspondent was informed be had, to send it along as; they must isn't competent to treat female di- :".

-:1 that from,2 105'cents'per tree would have Floridas. seases. They make a branch of medicine Offers to Shippers
:the total cost of spraying andthat As the fear of with
coyer ( to competition by themselves. They are, distinct The Shortest and t,
Qaictet Bwte t
larger: percentage of scale was the Mexican fruit, Mr. Johnson says from other ailments. They can y
:killed by: this than by any other there is not the slightest necessity for be properly understood and treated BETWEEN

m tho'd'of f spraying, 'and'not only apprehension from this quarter, as the only by one who has had years of actual FLOEH AND ALL POINTS IN -. ,
{. 4 that, Q fit; -was very effective in clean* Mexican fruit will not hold its own practice and experience in this THE EAST AND WEST.

ing smutty.fruit. The olive tree be.- anywhere in comparison with this particular line. This is {rue of Dr. With Improved Ventilated Cars,this company ..

,ing,operated';upon',was in a very: ,bad State's oranges, except in appearance; R. V.Pierce, chief consulting ,physi ,handle: is the better Orange equipped and Vegetable than'ever Crops'ever,and to x ,
t condition,, being full of black scale; a great deal of it is'-wormy; something cian of the Invalids! Hotel and Surd insure close connections and prompt despatch _
'= 'and:.when,the spraying was finished it unknown in the Florida to all Eastern and Western Market*. _.
t; orange an gical Institute at Buffalo, N. Y. Dr. Through cars to destination with
looked; bright ,and :.c1eanleavCS1'maU ; besides it cannot be laid down in this Pierce's Favorite Prescription rem- out change or ;=
l branches and fruit. So far as country.without profit. edy for all derangements of the rep s oshippers Perishable delay. by wire and

'your correspondent could see, 'thpak' e With regard to the Louisiana fruit, ductive organs of women, has been in tion points advised and arrival time at paasinarlou3 destination. Junc' ..
'was done;'effectually, and 'the 'Mr.. Johnson<<; said that this is'the actual'use for more than thirty pears. Aliclaims oroverchargea and lose pfottfi- } :
apparatus wag all that it was,, 'claimecto .nearest approach to:the'*Florida, orange It form of "felnale'weak.: adjusted. "
cures every See:that your goods are marked ..v
: be, a&d any:kind of wash ,can bused e .there is.grown. It is a fine.fruit ness" e via F. C. & P.;R. R. .

'\ onT:either citrus'r 'deciduous i both in: appearance,and flavor,. but it i .'u.- ":For Information call on or address" they '
trees,. The rcostt, ;of the apparatus,is I is,nearly all grown. on bottom land dersigned: .
0. B. TAYLO,Tray.A'gt OcalaFla.: -
5 ,also very low:, ,$1.50'. to,$200 beirg and will: ,not.;ship:well Besides the '"BROWN'S ,BRONCHIAL TROCHES? W. B. TUCKER, Gen.A''i Orteals.+ "#"'.

:tad to.be the total. .expense, exceptaadfany !area:of thatState; is'so small in which are, a simple! and convenient remedy O.K.HOLDENTrav..B.;FULLER.Trav.A'g A'gtLeeW. t.Taa .nI'' -'-
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oLD ;RELIABLE. .,BUCKEYE ::NURSERIES. !I"CENT-A-WORD" ooiv rN.BATES. ]. NOT buy budded trees on old hard --H.*t
JLS stocks,'when can get them
Twenty words, name and address you > f'
.- healthy stock for the same price. Centennial t -" :
one week,
tare for' the 'i '-of-'98 45 cents; three weeks cents. Noth and Batsumas on sweet new stock Address .
; sewon a fine stock of CITRUS. TREES, lag taken for less cent. 'i
H. Friedlander Interlachen Fla. 1030-3m
ceapriang all.the J leadbg varieties: Advertisements for this column 1roS'Z be pre y
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:PARSON ,B&6W& '(ewlj), ,T1KDIFF (late), KING, 'JAFFA, :RUBY, BLOOD- I Send no stamps larger than two cents. I Hare. Them., |
Initials and figures count as one word..
TVASH; .RATEI: ,TIKGEKINE,, :PINEAPPLE TULA FRANCA i 40,000 fine Orange and Pomelo Buds on 4, 5 -
and 6 year stocks. I want to sell 20,000 In next -
LEMON MARSH SEELESS -Sour Orange Seed; also sour orange 60 days by discount. VILLA LAKB NURSERIES hj
POMELO. <* -1
o trees for budding stock: state ., ,Fruitland!Park Fla, "
price per 100. Address, B-x, 1291 New Or 121tf'j
Have a nursery! :on rented land., :All. No.l trees :sold. Have probably three leans, La. 13-18-3 '
t thousand second elze etocki five years old, buds from eighteen inches to three feet Seedling Grspefrut 5 year .old, -"":
:Must move all trees by March tat,-and,rather than transplant,:will sell all No.. 2 VELVET BEANS, ground for feeder for Also! Hart's and PaJenda Late, IMacy Taagt- -rises :'

.trees at 121-2 each,"$10. per.l,oo., ADDRESS: ket;also machines or hulled sold for and this cleaned work.for Address mar Lemon, sodded and a few Grapefruit S-edless Pineapple Grapefruit,,Eureka Parson _:

Florida Iron and Wood Works, or Machinery
Brown's and Enterprise Seedless AU buds on
ii' M.: B., GILLETT, Exchange, Apopka, Fla. 1248-4" Grapefruit stock 5 years old. Buds grown to

-.;, .' _. FLA. stakes. Trees very fine and sure to please,both
PLANT MELONS. as to quality and price. Write us. ,BOWY3&
& STEPHENS, Lakeland Fla. 'j
SEEDS Plant Glrardeau's Triumph.


1888. I sell all varieties of melon seed. Write Those 5.000 two year King buds on 4 And 6 _
Catalouge. W.M. GIBABDUU,MonticeUo, '
Florida. y etistocks.. The most profitable orange grown. :,
( 12-132 C. W. FOX, Villa Lake Nurseries, Pruitland ?J
PRICES BEDUCED-Barred-Plymouth ULtf'1
Rock Eggs for batching. 13 for 75 cents. AND SATSUMA BUDS on --1;
BUT THE BEST. Home,Glenoak,Florida, 13-11-2 CENTENNIAL from seed since the ,
freeze. Buds 4 to 6 feet high excellent roots =:'t
: It Is Our'Easiness to '" 100 THOROUGHBBBD COCKERELS and perfect condition. Nothing like it in the, ;;
.. for sale: White Leghorn Black State. Address H. Friedlander, Interlachen, .1-
Langshan and Black Minorca,at $1, $1.50 and Fla. 10-3Wm, j

"'.:, GO!))) Se: DS. 13 Melbourne each, according, Fla.PARA to quality.-' Lyman j2-4-3m Bros.,. Don't You Forget :

,That will give the 'the best results GRASS PLANTS,mailed, 8 pounds To send for price list of all the leading varie :;,
grower planted in the You can seeds for
buy 60c
;large lots special Albert ties of
prices. Citrus Trees on and 6 stocks. l
leu than from but 4,5 year
money you can't get as good seed. -
poultry breeder, and state agent for Discounts according to size of orders. C. W.. l
Cheap,but poor seed is expensive at any'price. Send for our Catalogue-It is Free. Lee's Lice Killer. Bt Nicholas, Pla, a+s FOX,Villa Lake Nurseries, Fruitland Park Fla., .i

H. G. HASTINGS &, CO. of extra large Satsuma treeson -
sweet, and Hart's Late on sour stock. WE ARE OFFERING CITRUS NURSERY
t SEEDSMEN. Stocks B years,buds 2 years old. Very fine; at bottom prices. Choice stock, :
K Interlachen, Fla. some bearing.' H.Friedlander, Interl chen, Best varieties, true to name and square I ,.n:
Fla. 1H-G treatment. Write for prices, stating your '
wants. We can please you. PhcenlxNnrse' x
WINTER HAVEN NURSERIES ISLAND POULTRY YARDS SELLING ries,Braidentown,Fla. Established in 1888. ::!
Nothing left but Black Minorcas. '.'j,
Will be sold cheap. Write at once. C. H. '
Offer their Fine .Stock of ,CITRUS TREES at Reduced. Prices., Jacques, Fernandina,Fla. 12-4- I Need Money, I"-j"ry
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;; Therefore I will sell of
my large stock Orange ;1
Parson Brown; Baby,Amory, Jafia Bloods, St Michael, Jafla, Wash. Navels, Fresh Velvet Beans! and Pomelo trees at very low prices. AU the best '
Tardiff,,Dancy, King Tangerines: Villa Franca Lemons.. .'15 per bushel in the pod. Order NOW and popular varieties of Orange and Pomelo ) .,,'
They will cost March. H. Erwin trees from$to 6 feet high. Address for particulars ,,,::
you more next
. ,Triumph, Marsh,Seedless, Thornless Silver Clnster.Pomelos. ,Pomona, Fla. JH3UOR W. K. Trimble,Braidentown, Fla. ts-rti ,J 1 )1

) At.$25 per 100 t o. b. 10 cent. often 500 lots. .j" i}
; per SALE CHEAP: Fine thrifty. Golden, FOR SAt!; Two Leon county farms 480 acres X
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C) All trees are budded low on rough lemon'stocks about 1} inch diameter. Buds A.JC H.Self-blanching Polk. Lakeland and, Fla.other celery plants 124-3 tobacco 390 growing.acres. Excellent W.B. CWkaonac.ksoriYWe for stock raising and j

; 4 J to 6 feet high first class in: every respect and guaranteed true to name. Fla. 8-a4-tf ,
Address, RICHARD KLEMM Winter'Haven, Fla. MOEYER'S>;will sell for ITS to cash buyer. r.
H. J,Tiffin Courtney, Brevard Co.,Fla. LATE AND PARSON BROWN t
12-4-3 and Bads. 'Write for prices,eta. t 4
W- ANTED-TRUSTWORTHY AND ACT MAN thoroughly understanding growing 13311 W.He MANN, Mannrllle. 1l2L.t: J
Ave gentlemen; or ladies to travel for re curing tobacco desires position will CAMPHOR TBEES-Wanted., about one M MMM MHM M M MiMMBM MM MiaB0HaNMM B *VM-B.MM -yT
'sponsible, established :house in Florida. instruct any number of farmers combined about feet high. Price must 1 '
Monthly, 165 00 and expenses:Position steady. good worker. MATTHIW WATSOK. Hasting;, be very low. Apply, H. J, Tiffin, Courtney T xs NEW SOUTH CULTIVATOR is snpe- ,
Beferenue. Enclose self-addressed stamped Florida. U-27-3. Brevard Co. Pla.. 12-4-3 tenor to all others. It can be adjusted to: ,1
envelope. Dominiqn.Company, Dept. B.Chicago cultivate any crop,from a strawberry patch to'it "
,' 1S-H an orange grove, without extra attachments.- <;
Trifollata for Hedges. Below the Frost Line! Sold on trial; satisfaction guaranteed. Price fj, "

Eighty' thousand Trifoliata plants for JAMAICA COLONY, FLORIDA, Peoplea freight paid. Send for circular. y _,I
Geo. H., returned .
Wright Hedge or for stock for citrus varieties. SUCCESS I Coffee, Cocoa, Kola, Nutmegs T. K..GODBEY, Waldo. Fla. :
Thursday from New Orleans and Grandest hedge Plant for the South. Ginger, Oranges, etc. For full particulars, 1
VILLA. LJLKX. NUBSZRIM, Fruitland Park, write,H.,G.Burnet &Co., Linstead,Jamaica (dALA WEEK SPECIAL. ,
in Texas.He '
l points reports that the Florida. tf: If-- t -

orange: .groves in lower Louisiana on ORANGE SEED (6. Rough'Lemon An Offer Which! -Will Be Taken Ad f'\!
You Want Them. SOUR ,
: the,west side of the river are in fine per bushel. Cash with order. Seeds
: shape; and that the in oranges Borne of those three thousand fine one year of tropical fruits In season at reasonablerates. vantage 01 by Scores Of Sufferers. & I'
acreage .
H. G. Burnet frCo. .
Riverside Navel buds on six year old Bough ;Linstead, )a J
will be heavily increased now on Lemon Stocks. Will bloom next VIlla 12-4.6t ,From present indications, notices than 600 -Jr
account of the high prices prevailingT. Lake. Nurseries, Fruitland Park Pia.'ORQUICgBETUBNS.AND afflicted persons will take advantage of Gala "?;'
k Seminole Week excursion rates, and come to Jackson'. !
T. for that fruit ,He says that 'but for Nursery vllle for the express purpose of consultIng< P" ..:.1
PHENOMEJ Offers Fine Budded Grape'Fruit and Orange Dr. Vincent who has so clearly demonstrated, t :j
,the fact.that the territory adapted to ? nomenal profits plant Satsuma., Tangerine Trees of choicest varieties and at lowest cash. that he is masterof chronic diseases. To all 'J:

orange growing down there is, small, I also and have King Parson oranges, Brown on rough Pineapple lemon Wash stock. prices. V. B. Webster, Fort Meade, Fla.J246B those Dr. Vincent who begin will treatment give 20 per daring cent Gala discount Week' 'f. ] :.it

Florida would have a sharp competitor Ington Navel Marsh Seedless Grapefruit, from his usual fee,and this rate will prevail "
Villa Franca Lemon and'one : sour oranges until the patient gets well. This is the ftrtt'7.:
in the business, as the ,Louisiana and Trifoliate plants. trite for prices. j, SALE.Vigorous, White Plume Celery time that Dr. Vincent has ever deviated from ,
fruit is good and many,of the George B.Snow, Eastl&ke,'Fla,, 10-HSm< Plants, one Dollar per-Thousand. hill regular rate and it will probably be the '* fr
groves Moist Sub-irrigated Muck Celery land for rent last,so it Is good advice to you,to advise you'
sere injured ,by the great freeze.- Bear Head Farm,Pine Castle Orange Co-" to take advantage of this special rate. No ,.
Orlando .Reporter.., PEDIGREE SMOOTH CAYENNE PINE- 12-4-8 .. ," iTlorida.H matter how many physicians have failed to i
imported stocks of yeancareful benefit you come and see what this specialist'has
:i :The..postal saving bank plan} will be selection. Every sucker taken from 'ALF-PBICB for Bndwood,Satsumas,Centennial to say about your chances for recovery.' ,,
4t plants that have produced extra large fine Tangerines, 60 cents 100 If you cannot go to see him, send for symr-: iI
with if fruit. E.A.Peck,Orlando Fla. lO+ per by tom blank., f .
very popular. certauTpeople, m mail,4.00 per urn by express. H. Friedlan ''4
the proposed exemption of depositsfrom der,Interlachen, Fla. 1Jo.eph SPECI LTIES.. _1!

liability' to garnishment and TBAWBERRY PLANTS: Lady Thompson CATARRH AND .,:;
,Indian River, etc. Send for price list. H.Keen. .
attachment shall l! be made part of itWith .J.B. Beach&Co.,Melbourne Fla. Eugene Bedfleld.E. 1 CHRONIC EASBd of the DIS-Eye,: .

.. '- 'a' homestead, of one hundred CEE AD BUCKETS NURSERIES, great B. REDFIELD& CO.. 'i' Lungs.Ear Nose, Throat,'. ','

bargains in trees, trees %
good ten
and sixty,acres, a thousand dollars hundred. dollars per ach. Liver Bo eIi
worth of in personal (Formerly of Redfield*Son. Established i87i.' ) Kidneys, Bladder!
exemption property Nerves, Skin 1IDfI'B1OOd.Chronio

,)an;unlimited privilege! of putting FRUIT. SEEDS AND. STOCKS.RAFFIAMANETTL wKol< BSJUaII FRvrr.A14n I

r ,,," 'his property.into;hislwife's name, and PRODUCENo. Ul )).,rs.Jld Career( Bap-Sore'Leg

*. bank acoMnt :which cannot be .. tare,Stricture.Varicocele -
Prices on application COflfllSsION Hydroeelc,
: reached, a Florida debtor. who wants and Piiw guaranteed
tooverreach his creditors do THOMAS MEEHAN. & SONS. cared without-
: can
; : j BRCHANTS. using the knife.Rheumat1m. .-;
fairy; well by himself if .not by his Germantown,.Perni. Da-
Q' editors.-Orlando Starlg'VThc .405 New Market St.,PhU'a,Pa.SPSOlsATIEB eases of both sexes are men special attention,.
, No charge for consultation.
South Florida ;Fish ,Company The town council of Port Myers, ,. : ; reasonable. Special rates for mail treatment always,

J: --iipped i ;i3iOo6"> pounds of,:Spanish has taken'measures to devise means SDltlIer hines- DR. W. T. S..VINCENT, 5KCWW. \:

mciirel'to northeiit stsktts from to rid the Caloosahatchee of the,watt.. ., Mohave Block Jarfaoaville, CorDer Bay: k Market S&eett;."(' ,.."
lWiaIaiin"two."days... l last week. hyacinth,at that point : .Friits.!-VigitiWes Hours: 4 to 18 A. II;', 2 to 4 it 1 to*-P. .- ..' -
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,Tallahassee" ......................................%.....;. ...... .........WednesCa. ..JeCember, II ., '( o i
i, Chattahoochee....... :.................,.,............ ..or. ... ............Thursday, December Z ,
t Kansas City.... ..-..............................:..,..........:.............. Friday, December 3 jrj c s f
Naooochee.'....... ..............."...... ........!...........!..........::. Saturday, December 4 S o'SAFETYI
!I* City of Augusta./....................: ........................................Monday, December 6
of Birmingham........ .........................' :. ..............Tuesday, December 1
_, City Gate City;... .,.............'...o...... .....,;...,....(i c...................Wednesday December 8 .
of Macon ......................#.....,.....:.!..............,.........Thursday December 9
,Tallahassee.Cltf ............... ... ....... ,......., .....:....... ,........... .Friday, December 10
Kansas City............................................:.......... ...........Saturday, December 1Naeooehee
. ............ .........'...,.. ,........ .......i!.....',. ** ........ .... Monday,December 1City
;, of Augusta..................:.. ..... ...... ... ............... ........Tuesday, December 14
City of Birmingham! ... ......................... ,," ...t'..............Wednesday, December Is
Chattahoochee........>............,.,.. .:w.... :...............,.....Thursday, December 16 COMFORT! QUICK TIE! LUV% RATES!
:' Gate City............... .......;r,....,.4........ .*..,......,... .......i......Friday, December 1'1
I ...................;.."....!........... ............:.!..... ..Saturday. December 18
; l1'allahueee.Kansas City............................:...........4'..... ... .....;.....!... Monday December 20 .Oubi'ne
!I.f'__ ,.Naooochee.............to.0.............................*. ...... ............Tuesday, December 21 Finest and Service.. JTo Transfers Between Jacksonville and New'Torfc.
s City of Augusta..........,... ...,........,.........."!'" :......:....Wednesday, December 22
City of Macon............... .?.............................................Thursday, December 23 The Fleet ia composed the following Handsome New Steel Steamers:
City:of Birmingham.............,............... ... ..: ................Fiiday, December
., late City.--r........ ...........'................J........................ .Saturday, December 25 '
Kansas City..... ,...............:............................:............-.Tuesday, December 28
Naooochee......................:. ... .................... ..............Wednesday, December .
City of Macon ................. .... ................... .. ..............Thursday, December 00 J .
City of Augusta..............,................................. .....;.-.... .Friday, December 31: NORTH BOUND._ r rf

S AVANNAH .TO NEW-YORK. Steamers are appointed to sail according. tothe tide. I
Central (90, Uerldlan) Time-as below. -
City of Augusta. ................. !..... ...........!....... Wednesday, December 1, 11 00 pm From JACKSO YlllErU,( Charleston),.._.... .......Sundays,Tuesdays aad Thursday*,
City of Birmingham........... .........;..... ....*..... ..;.......Friday December 2, 400 pm 2rom .... aDd Friday .'
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: + Gate City..................,.. .......,......'00'................8aturday. December, 400 pm CRARIESTOM ? Mondays Wednesdays s
.............. ... .....................!.........,......Monday December 6, 600 pm For hours of sailing see"Clyde LIne"Schedule or Jacksonville and Charleston dally paper
KaDsasCitr..u ..............................................TuesdayDecember' 7, 600()() pm ,
;; Naooochee........ .................. .................!.....Wedcesday.-December 8, 600 pm SOUTH BOUND. :.
City of .4.! ....... ................ ......:. Friday: December 10, 600()() pm: .
City of Birmingham.....................:...... ...............Saturday, December, 400 pm .-
Gate City....,...;............... ............ i..!................Monday December 13, 100 pm Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29.East River,New York at 3 p.m, as follows: .-
Tallahassee....... ....,.... ...*.....i....... ,.../....;:......Tuesday, December 14, 8 00()() pm ':)\
Kansas City..... ..........!................i....... .........Wednesday December 15, 9 00 pm Por HABLESTOI. s. C., .--............."..Moneys Wednesdays and Fridays :
Naooochee.............................. ...........:., ...........Friday, December 17, -10 00 pm tor'aCKSOIYlLLE FUL (calling: Charleston) ..._.Mondays.Wednesdays and Friday.,''', ;-
City of Augusta..... ........;............. .........:...:..Saturday, December 18, 11 SO paiOOpm '
City of Birmingham. ... .*...;............ ..... ..............Monday December 20, .
_. *ate City......... .........!......>............!.........-..........Tuesday, December 21, 4 30 pm
.,;-Tallahassee.......!...i.................,*............. '.......Wednesday, December 22, 500()() pm Clyde New England and Southern Lines ;
G Kansas City.........,....;..... .... .., ....;.......;n,!...... Friday December 24, 5 00 pm _
Naooochee.... ...........i............................. ..Saturday, December 25 5 00 pm '
City.of Augusta.h....*........ ............:..!. ..........,... Monday, December 27, 800pm1200m (Freight Only.) ',;: ..
,City of Birmingham ........,......,.........:....... ..........Tuesday, December 28, ()() -- -
Gate City.............. ......,..;.....................,......Wednesday,.December 29, 1)) 00 pm Calling at Charleston S. c..both ways. -
Tallahassee.....!.. .....Friday, December 31, 200pmTallahassee. ; )

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Chaatthoochee, (Via New York' )....*...................:.......... ...Wednesday, December 1 'appointed to sail as follows: "f
City of Maoon, (Via New York)................ ..... .:................Wednesday, December 8 rom foot of Hogan Street Jacksonville, Front ewis' Wharf, Boston,::.i" -:" ..
Chattahoochee, (Via New York)".. .. ......... .... ................Wednesday, December 15 THUR DAYS.. PWDAY8. ; ; ,, :
-4 vity of Macon. (Via New York- .. ,.......,.......Wednesday, December 22 ?7:;;
Chattahoochee. (Via New'York)....:.............:"...".......:: ...'Wednesday, December 28 '


(90th Meridian) Time-As Below
City of Macon....... .....,...:..........w.... .... ....:..Wednesday, December; 1, 12 00 m '
I"hattahoochee.' ................... ................ .. ...:,..Wednesday, December 8, 4 00 pm DE BARY LINE. -- 1
l'tyof Macon..... .............................., .!.........Wednesday, December 15, 1080amthattahoochee. .
.......... .... t,., .,.{....,.................Wednesday December 22, 4 0O.pmt'ityof Jacksonville. Palatka, Sanford, EnteJ'prlseFla..,and InternedateLandings
December 29 U 00 am :
Macon..Wednesday, '
on the ,St. Johns Itiver. : .

Connecting at Savannah with Plant System' Georgia and Alabama Railway., Florida ,-
,>_ The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer :
Central of Railway.
Central and :Peninsula Railroad, Georgia k .

Through, Bills of Lading, Tickets and Baggage Cheeked Between all E..tern.and. -"CITY ,OF JACKSONVILLE," '

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FOR. J J..iTlON.SEE YOUR NEAREST &AILROAD AGENT OR Is appointed to sail as-follows: .- ": ,rr

'W.'O.:BREWER 'Ticket and Pass. Agent, Ocean S.S. Co.,39'Bull' St. Savannah OIL ave Jacksonville.:...' ... ....Sundays,Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3300 m'
B.W. 8MITH.uontr., Freight Agent, Ocean 8,8. Co.*13 E.Bay St. Savannah, da, .turning,leaves. Saaford.. .........Monday. Wednesdays, and Fridays tty 00 Lm .
R. G.TREZEVANT. Agent Ocean 8J3.: Co.. Savannah Ga. -
WALTER HAWKINS,Fla. Pass. Agent Ocean 8.8 Co.,224 W. Bay Jacksonville Fla
'W.J. FARRBLL. SoL Agent Ocean 8J9. Co. 234 W. Bay St. Jacksonville, Fla. SOUTH BOUIE, .. SCHEDULE. 10lIH ECUIO
L. BARKER Trav.Frt. Agent OceauS.8.t Co.. 224 W. Bay St. Jacksonville, Fla. Read Down. ... Read 17p.
W. H.BJIETT Gen'L Cent of Ga.By.,317 BroadwavJf.Y. ..
Agent Ocean 8.8. Co.,217 Brodway, N. Y. -
E. K. BRYAN Jr.Oen'l., Trav, Vass. Agent Ocean SA Co..317 Broadway,New York.R. ;eave 33op.m. ....... ...............Jacksonville................._.... Arrive 200 a.m.
W. E. ARNOLD, .. .. ................ ......... .
FRENO H. Sol. Pass.Agent Ocean 8.8.Co.,317 Broadway,New York. a 4S .........c.i.... .. Pa1atka. Leave 8co p.m.II
YY 8. OOODWI1. SoL Frt. Agent Ocean 8.8. Co.,317 Broadway New'York. 300tm. ............................Astor..1 .................... 230" .
E.)1.0.R.HAMMOND Agent Ocean 8.8. Co.,New Pier 35 N. R.. New York. .. 430, It .......;..................st. Frauds ............,........... 100"
WALTON Ticket Agent Ocean 8,8. Co., 87 Broadway, New York. .......................... Beresf'ord......................... II 1130 t.m -
C.o. Trav., Frt. Agent Cent of Ga.RyH 317 Broadway, New York. /1 600";; .............u...........Blue ..;.............__ ;; a00 u _..
B. R.PRICE. .... .. ......................... II
LasOtTEAU TraY. Frt. Agent Cent of Ga.R7.1j17 Broadway,New York.J. Is rive. 830 .,:..,.......:. .. San oro. 900
W..D.H.HAS HAG EN.'Eastern% Frt.Agent Plant System 861 Broadway, New York. ,- .. Q1s ,M ............wu...u.... ELter JGp........ ................ 930"
:JJ.rARNSWOnlH. East.'Pass.Agent Plant System S61 Broadway New York..
&P.R.R.,333 Broadway,New York. General Ticket Office 204 West Si: JackaonviUe .
; 'J.L, ADAMS Gent'East Agent If.a Passenger and Bay .
'J.A.McDUFFIE, Eastern Agent G.3t A. Ry 379 Broadway,New York. -
,A,DeW. SAMPSON Gen'L Agent C. of G.By.,308 Washington St. Boston.J. .
.A. FLANDERS. New England Agent Plant System,290 Washington St. Boston. Tv\H. HENDERSON* 0. B. P. A.,5 Bowling Green New York.
'- RICHARDSON & BARNARD, Agents Ocean 8,3. Co.,20 Atlantic Ave,Boston. .W. H. WARBUKTON, G. T. P, A., 5 Bow.ing Green,New York. ,
CARROLL U. SMITH Agent C. of G. By.,33 South Third St. F. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent 204 West Bay 8t,Jackxmvffle.Tla. _;
t" .DANIEL LAMHOTJ'r.- A went P. 0.&P. R. B.. 40 South Third St. Philadelphia,Pa. JOHN L. HOWARD, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville. '..'. '.'
JNO. B.GROFF,T.r.L. Plant System, 100 South 10th St., Philadelphia,Pa. I THEO.O.' EGEB, Traffic Maaager,5 Bowling Green New York. ';-' :
J.C. HATLE. General Agent, Savannah. Ga. I
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WM. P. CLYDE & CO. GQH Agents \ >.
4ijRi.: IRAN' Tiw-Pm'l K H. HINTON, Trait lager, .
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_ .- Sowing. Small:Seeds.' choke out your plants, and this raking j I Early Sweet Potatoes.BY generally have a small field of late a

A good way to BOW.onionseed or any j jnst'before your plants come through is w sweet potatoes near the margin! of.a lake
,BEHKELMAN! where at least some is" had
is Email seeds like beets GKO. W. protection
carrots etc: as good as one cultivating for them and *
t: After -The assertion is frequently made against 'cold'snaps; and when digging
you.hfcve the 'ground perfectly ,even
;; they will get large enough to work out older heads these'potatoes all vines:: are co.erea-&e:
: smooth-and clear'from': ':alKweedr'and by "Sweet potatoes are,not
trash; fetretch a line where you want :the the first time before any weeds are likelyto good eating before late in the fall,. be- tween rows, .,the sprouts comingupfroai rw
4 ,firtt row, then with seed drill follow bother.I cause they are not ripe until then." Thisis ,them as well as roots and scattering potatoes

along the.J line as'dose: as possible without have been of Ber- at least in part, a mistaken idea; of left in the ground,.are ahvaya'ample l.
: touching it.; Have the' markers oh sowing some your course, if the planting is :delayed until in starting early field "iTera: r- .
.the,drill set the right distance you want muda'onion seeds (which you say are not late in the season, then, and in that case backs permitting, this year these ..pestiferous _

_ [, the rows,-and if one is careful: to' follow as good as 'usual owing to crop failure only. would that belief hold good. : 'Tarmints" somehow managed: to t :

the mark'exactly,-he will have every row and-won't germinate very:well).- I sowed But there is no reason why the plant- get into my enclosure and frustrated my -
ing of this'staple article of food should early efforts..
straight and exactly. :the same distance
them about usual for seeds butt
apart+, which is quite important for the as good :not be sooner'attended to thus enablingus Plants set but during February, will, if .,
after cultivation. ,As most ;6f:the'seed- find.they'are twice too thick' to stand, to secure a much earlier crop, if not properly planted and attended totpo-

; sowers do not'press the ground over the So\Villtry'transplanting some of them.The on a larger scale, then, at, any rate for duce large and fully matured tube s by =

: seed sufficiently, a good plan" is to walk'on' ,great secret in getting seeds.-to home consumption.None the first of July or sooner. These plants,
the row after sowing the"wed.! Keep to live when of the many varieties require commonly known"draws,"are not'a#
__ the feet close together and step on every planted w.-r-81Da11) is'to have plants the soil in trans-close more than five months at the longest, to prolific as the slips'or cutting from lo g
inch of the ground pushing: littlediit contact with ed roots and produce well matured tubers; the so- vines but they somewhat make up ia r

} over|he row with each toot Seeds must if,the soil is'not too or moist plants the best, called; :Georgia yam, .a ,well-flavored weight for what is lacking in numbers -
,.. not be sown very deep; about,'one inch .is (to do this is to ,the)soil with way the mealy potato,comes first;closely followed! at tunes there maybe but one in'a hm $,
: press by the Providence, Adams and rather,to but' from'two
plentyexception. very.dry ground. foot,but the surface soil should be Seedling. or a plant, a weight of
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treading in in -
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p-Jant8"by timely starting a is afforded' by: the invariably
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days then recommended
go over the rows plan:was by Peter sweet potato bed, well "underlaid with and therefore highly' .
l bYlth a-fine Henderson and I have', propifckms m., :Y
) steel, rake and found, by eau warming horse;marine 'protecting the No trouble ihm.
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***' .,rake the surface quite saaooUi. ,'This will periefice that it.is admirably. adapted to. 8pl'Outau'"tbet come, against b stand. Postpone tie a i oed <-
PIorida op :planting aatUanticipated ',th .
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