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: January 29, 1891
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: UF00055765:00165
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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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',. DAGO0TA Proprietor& POWERS!. Jacksaiivllle, FlII.t Tkmraday, January 29181. Whole No 1148, Tol. JiIE V-a.. '.




aad one-half miles from Peru,Fla.,one- : Luf tlchau,best and by weeD
s half mile from Mafia Aver: 110 bearing trees .
the earliest market In Florida.
In-first-daw condition, 15 'to' 18 years old.. : are the best. They are grown for use in the South. grape .t.

Good water,healthy locality. Tract contain-' They! are adapted to our Florida soil and climate. Give them a Write for Catalogue. 4-
ing 7J acres. Address, P. M.,Peru, Fla.: H, VON LTTTTICHATT,,
trial. Our new catalogue for 1890-91 will be sent on application.H. 12-4-U Earletou Fla. j

Seedsmen and Florists. Intrelachen, Fla. ELL .
Moon's Patent Plow-Colter and Gauge beats S .-
the world. Adjastlble to any Plow, one or DELAWIIAE, IVES, OTftTHIANA, NORTON, (Only 300 yards from depot.)
two how*.. Saves 20 per cent. In labor for EATON, MOVER, and all leading and new varietiesof Thousands of sweet seedlings, two to fire years'
Baaa and beast,and enables you to turn any NIAGARA I old, from seed directly from the famou Tuekercrrore.
triad of grass,vines or weeds completely out grape vines, Native and Foreign.! I Splendid selection of budded trees, tfeora
less and otherwise. Maltese Oral Med.8weet,Jaffa,
Send for circular.
OX sight. GUABAirrsBD.
HIGHEST STANDARD Washington Navel, Tangerine. 13eerlees, Raymond
MOON COLTER MFG.CO. Sweet and others The last named Is a new and .
Agents wanted. lIuntlvtlle,1ta. EQUAL TO ANY I INFERIOR TO NONEI I splendid variety, early and sweet. Our prices arethe i
lowest. Try us and yon: will purchase. *
DIAMOND For price list,and estimates with special discounts on Address J.C.SUMNEB.Maaagar. *. ..
& RIPLEY Care E.A.FAKKA Ellersile,Pasco co.*FIaJ. >
orders address
BLAKE large ,
AGENTS' .. o.W H. "
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FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE, San Luis and Andalusia Nurseries and Vineyards,Tallahassee, Fla.

Send for price list of FLORIDA WINES.- BARNETT BROS.,

Price Catalogues of weekly sales furnished FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGB.WaolauU .

on' application. SAVE TIME AND MONEY.START Commission. Fmiii gad YegMa hs.

E 'AS. SAITTA SON & CO.., .. Prompt returns. Stencils on U HeMIoIL '
._159 South Water Street, %1ea5.
AIRY for Georgia,Carolina and Missouri those who fcave had experience and have MADE A SUCCESSOF 1.{. BURROWS & CO., "
leaders R
metes* 800 can received yearly
In Bananas and Florida Oranges. Consignments GRAPE CULTURE IN SOUTH FLORIDA and who Will FRUIT COMMISSION MERCHANTS
solicited. Quickest and best returns: For the sale of Oranges,Lemons and Bananas
References: Whole fruit trade, Masonic full instruction to planting and care of vines.
Bank,and co Exchange Bank. give as 64 AND 66 PROSPECT ST., CLEVELAND, 0.
Pittsburgh, Pa.,gJ1 to 984 Liberty avenue. HAYNES YOUNG & BAILEY Ample storage and refrigerators. Cor
New York, N. Y., 88 Park Place .and 968 respondence solicited. Stencils furnished
,Washington street.Philadelphia. the White'Grape Companies' Superior Vines, References-Mercantile National Bask Wm. H-
Pa., Jas Saltta, 11 and 13 State Agents for Niagara wards ft Co:Wholesale Grocers; Child,Oroff*Cob
Dock street. and Green Mountain, Wholesale boots and Shoes;Bradfftreets and B.O.
Dun it Co.'s Mercantile Agencies; "Ohio Farmer,*'
NIAGARA 'VILLA. Clereland.
P01tIONA Box _492," Orlando Fla. M. BOEHMER & CO.,
? MACCLENNY, BAKER CO., FLA. No.686 Liberty Ave.,
Pjapafators of a general line of fruit trees adaptedto COMPANY Commission Merchants, Dealers In Foreign :
fifi'laa and tbe hit States. Florida grown: peach THE. PAINE FERTILIZER and Domestic Fruits. Oranges In oar lot a
and Orteet*! prom specialties. Fifty varieties .
aad att Peach both .. specialty.Consignments
peaeb on peach
*a4 Mrte&aa plum roots". Apricots", nectarines, JACKSONVILLE a and correspondence solicited
almoads agents. eepioy,peeaas ed., Jea&lag's Correspondence Florid solicited.apple, eta No Office 60 West Bay. Street'Warehouses and:Wharves at the terminus of the P. C.&: P. R.R., Reference.German National Bank.

St.Johns Rlvwv: .East Jacksonville: W. SHERMAN & CO.,

pATENT GRAZING MUZZLE. Manufacturers of Commercial Fertilizers.Wholesale lie BOSTON,

;' Allows stock of all kinds to grace-and prevents dealers In and Importer of aU kinds of Agricultural Chemicals. I RECEIVERS. OF FLORIDA FRUITS.
References Dr.Henry Foster,Oviedo,Fla.
' tected.References brows-lag.. Trees and shrubs fully pro- Send BS your name and we will mall you from time Florida.ta time. much general Information : Capt. B F. Whitner: Fort Reed, Fla.; First;
re rdlnCl&CCeHtuloranae and vegetable culture .National Bank Sanford Fla.; 8.P.SHgh
8..-B. Hubbard Co.,Jackson- State.-Florid&Experiment Station. J s.P. Lady Lake',....Fla.; J. ,W J Roberts, Orange or
THJe.Priee. The Finest Recommendation to be- ObUined-.- in the Bend, Fla ; !Jr. L. L.Newsom Cres.eat Ct'i..
,. .25 each at factory. ftHPass.v ,' Director. Fla.: Fourth National Bank, Boston; A.Barns .
LAKE CITY,FLA.Oct.9B 1890.
T[ A Co, Boston. ..
MORKMEN A CO.Switserlaad ., 'MB8IBS. E.T. PAINE"-'D-eacl have used your"OraBle Tree Food"on mr :..
Fla.A grove for two years and my trees Me.. -.........Tory 1I111e17. It 1.' an exceUrnt JerHKser and. I S. PALMER, .
: JAG.
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recommend Rm 'IghlV.
J. BEACH & SON., TAMPA FLA.,Oct.2),1890. e. l66 READE .ST., NEW YORK. .
NURSERYMEN' E.T.PAINE&Box. GenU mea-t am so far saUsfted with the result obtainedbythewiof SOUTHERN PRODUCE A SPECIALTY -
,. 'Orange Food" Fertilizer, of which I used over 69+ teas, the past season.My .
your thai it Oranges,Lemons,Pineapples, and all tuner
Five continuous use of tats: brawl shows produces -
PALATKA. FLA. fruit a thin Is very tonga-skinned arm and heavy.fruit,which years carries to market under average conditions la excellent Fruits and early truck, alsey dried, fraHs
did I receive the part. season. The wood growth nuts furs,etc.
Not report
Trees and Plant or'all kinds suited to this shape one fertilizer is not as. great. by some others,but is SULTRY and All consignments. promptly remitted. Jet:
obtained b7 the use of your
market furnished free.
and reports
oMmato. Camphor trees a specialty. Also CERTAIN. Yours truly, References Bradstreets, and etfthAfee4,
.Japan Chestnuts. ,Pecans_and Japan PerslmROOFING. J &rehantaaDd banks of the South.

..... ,,51 .A. VEDy: O' U El.. JY: 0 N ..I.I y- T B. MAXFIELD & CO.,

C .'ELASTIC ROOFING FELT.; CO Uee l'Mi l? HlUr. f,J, IJJ'Jl'COn- l 'i' .ft/s/,: }: ,"CULTURATOR""VEGE ATOR". I.I 75 *Florida 77 PARK and Oraages.Tangerines"PLACE Lemons, NEW ,YORK.Receivers graytFraH ,.

,:owly.. per 168 square feet. :Make a food aadPrnit Trees.. Aaalya s and upon aUoa.
Fertilisers tor Vegetables 9Aurr
Complete STEICTLT FAITOT Faun,BorE nr %
weef fer yean,and anyone oar pot'"oa. Bead BARER 1808i BUnAAgea .
AND PAOXINO is ova HODBT.Steaetjtafaralsfcedfree. .
toiap I r.pfeaad full parueaten.QOK ROTTED BONE MANURE, Decom Potas iii per '*'
," ae*U WBro.hr&7XewYork. 'I.,tea> :_.._..--1 ,BAKER EOkl.,Speebl AIRY, Palm !prtJ1til"FJ&. 1...A. am..Cnn, FlA.- i: y
: Local. ltessp W*at... lAW PBIOKi TOBACCO 8TBK8 UT CAS LOTS. Prompt returns on aMoeasig.......

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\r, ThelGreatFast Express Freight t System of f the. ,S o uth.

.. The Attention of shippers li directed to the Plant S. s. Line between Havana,Key West and.Tampa,and South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford,8,F.&W.Ry.be-
twees Jacksonville,Gainesville, Balnbrldge, River,Junction and Savannah,Savannah and Charleston,and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah, Philadelphia,Boston and New
Yerk,and Merchant and,Miners Transportation Company between Savannah and Baltimore The best equipped, fastest and most prompt lines between all points In Florida and all
points North and Northwest. Re ewers' and Shippers will profit by the following unparalleled connections: .

Doable daily fast freight service for all ''polnta West via Albany,Jerap, Bainbridge Double dally fast fright service from all points North and West via Albany, BaInbridge,
- Savannab. Jecap and Savannah toall points f In Florida; fast freight trains both via Galnesv1l1eJack-
Daily feat freight all rail connection, via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern,Interior son ville, Callahan and Live _
Md Coast points, Including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and Four khlps a the Oak.teamshlDSof the Cot an Steamship Company,sailing from
? ,,JPlttYldAfi(, ee. New York(New Pier North River,) direct for Savannah Monday Wednesday,f'rldarand
jJ, roar eoBaeetions a week for NewYorkTta, Ocean Steamship Company,I leaving Savannah Saturday.
Xoateys. Wednesdays,Frlda.sand8&turdaya. The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers will leave Boston Jan. 8.
''!'wo connections a week for Baltimore}via Merchant and Miners'Transportation Com- 12,1820 l24 and 28 for Savannah direct, making connection on the dock at Savannah with faa
9ftay leaving Savannah every Wednesday and Saturday. ( for 111 points In Florida. "
k. Coane()bona for Boston via Boston and Savannah Steamship Company,leaving Savannah From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Philadelphia Jan. 10 20. 30 and
Jan.10,14,18,22,28 and 80. every five days from regular sailing day via New York to Savannah.
Coaaectlons for Philadelphia every ten days via Ocean Stesmshlp Company,leaving From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., every Tuesday and
Savannah Jan. 15 and 26. Friday, making close connection with 8., F.A W. Ry.for all points In Florida.
easing days for Steamships are subject_to'changewithout notice.

The Florida Dispatch Line Is the quickest and best freight route from all points North,Fait aid Weet to Flcrida. For full particular, rates, stencils and shipping receipts apply to
'ay agents of the above lines: ,or.to WM. P. HARDEE, Gen'l Freight Agent, Savannah,Ua.Q '
C.B.OWENS: ,Traffic Manager,Savannah,Ga. W. M. DAVIDSON, Genl Traffic Agent, Jacksonville) Fla.
._ J.A. SPCTTSWOOD,Trav.Agt.,Gainesville. Fla. J.P._JORDAN,Trav.Agent,Qulncy. J. E.DBATTON,TraY. Agent, Jacksonville. J.H.STEPHENS,Agent,Jacksonville.

Established 1856.ONE ACRE UNDER 200 Acres GLASS.in Fruit NurseryFRUITLAND I JOHN CLARK! SON & CO.,



.' ANgHStI, Georgia. r Coal, .Hay, Grain, Win( s, Liquors, Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.

**. We offer for Fall and winter delivery an Immense stock of Fruit and Ornamental tree. ,
ROMS, Palma,etc. Muted to Florida. All the new Peaches lately originated In Florida. JACKSONVILLE, FLA.PRICE .
Also a superb stock of Evergreens,Camellias,Greenhouse plants,etc. LIST 's _
Oar jfredaets have teen tested In Florida for thirty-three years past. a1a1o&unlree.. OF WHISKEY.rI.. "
Parker_.. _: _._.__ __.."1.7 5 J. m..itin Rye..____.._53.00
No .Afpents. Axldreas* Orange Valley., .......,,...__... 2.00 Virginia Glade__...__M '4.00
P. J. BRRGKMANS Spring1 Val'lep__...,.. .._._._ 2.50 Old Bourbon....._..._.._.,,,.- 5.00
} North Caro loa Corn......___ 2 5O Kentucky Scur flash............_ 5.OO
Augusta Go.STJSSEIS' Clifton Club_..,__.__._.,,. _.._. Old Baker_ .... ____. 5OO
.... Montrose Velvet... ..._.__.__.10.00.

:;:,7 ,Jncs; extra: 1 gallon 25c-, 2 gallon 50c., 3 gallon 75c. Remit by post office
t 3 -NURSERIES, money order, check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. to dry towns.
--<= .:', '. ,, ,A complete price list of Groceries, and Wine list, sent free on application.
':' t";:", : .lam: : Lake County,_ ."&:'UIo.- ; ; John 'Clark, Son & Co.

: ,Offer for sale for Immediate planting
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O&,0. : year buds;choicest varieties; ,all grown on pine land. ,
Clear Water Harbor Hills t Fla.
>or o Co.
7'Nanerlft were entirely uninjured. by; the March freeze. Plant now during,the rainy

... ..,.,.'.... Write,for.special prices. G. H.. NORTON.. DUNCAN BROS1, Nurserymen and Florists.

"'" (100.0)))one hundred thousand trees in stock. Greenhouse and shade harbors for propa-:
atlon.: we have a full line of fine Citrus Oriental and Deciduous Stocks,Tropical and Semi-
ropioal Fruits, Plants,Ornamentals, eta Everything. for Florida. Send for Illustrated

PJ A ,
;DESTROYER kill the cut worm, destroy the grasshopper There.is ermine pleasure in crow*from 300 to 6OO boshefo Potatoes from each and
ererj acre you plant. Now the way to do this is to get HALZ ER' Slil"1-.
exterminate the caterpillar and all other insects that l 60,000 BUSHELS HEED POTATOES CHEAT.WM1TK .-

iced and My BUMAMZA. OATS! took the Jlfa.ri M AfrtcUrUfl|>rU'-ItSOO
on and destroy the young vegetables plants. Vegetable t.G.ldb'Mgg"rt lidding Oat in ...w.14 eropplnf 184 bm.per un. |

and truck growers should investigate the merits of this I us the largest grower of 135 Packages Earliest Ve.- tables, "
NOB.TI1BUN tJKOWN SEEDS I eufflcient for f&mi17-v<*pa -81.
wonderful, preparation.. I'n' America, and make a great. specialty of FARM 0EEUS
Grasses,Clover, Wheat,Com,Oats etc. My Font Catalog
Forgentral information, prices,-.circulars, etc., address', is beautifully illustrated contains several brilliant.col'd plak.painted +bhow
nat r ,elegant enough to adorn any parlor pr 5e. 1
THE SEMINOLE INSECTICIDE CO., same, or we will send Catalogue and grain samples upon receipt of 8c. ,

,'. Box 216. Jacksonville, Fla. JOHN A. SALZER, LACROSSE, WISCONSIN__, _
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Leading Photographer'

-date. BaUadateaoaVlE '' ONLY PURE SEED.I .
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can supply Melon 'Grower with 1tE -
1o Kxtt given cm, appUeatlon., _1244thS
pure stock Watermelon Seed cf all

standard varieties, my own growth, at SEEDS for your Garden. PLANTS for your Lawn.
1 WHERE to get the best Seeds and fresh ones? WHEREto
lowest market,;prices.To 'u1r get the new Plants and good ones! This must le, decided. Which

d those purchasing seed of me; I ? of the,new and famous,are worthy;and which of the old are better,you

will furnish, full particulars as to planting FLST should know. We print an Illustrated Catalogue! with Photo-Engravings,

fertilizing, cultivation, etc. t Colored Plates, and REASONABLE! descriptions. As to its completeness,
Address I G PAle we Sty.IT'\. TBLLS'.TEE WHOLE STORY,for the C. FDEN,(LAWN
505Wiln and. FARM. Free. w.eifer three c.Actars tf T&L I. ice,as lea fir$L8O;.
:W. M. GIRARDEA, CAT (.ue: ?Ellis 9 Irish S fe.WtW;$l.oO: I1.OWB ros,20 bit for 60 dI.; fa tm for fCIHAN'S ...'
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Croite and Orchard' are subject to many ailments strangely to be a theme of discussion in our agricultural general character as that first men- }
l like the ills of mankind. Enlarge- papers as well as the Sub- tioned, but now somewhat lighter in
- ments of the throat or jaw may be Treasury Bill." I color, still interspersed with the stone,
Notes and Answers. scrofulous and should be treated with A. W.
of the "Great having been cleared some forty years
DR. J. C.' NEAL. iodine and iodides-externally and JapaneseVmeberry" sounds suspiciously ago, in use first as a sugar plantationand
Editor Farmer and Frult-Grower. internally. These remedies''act slow- like "
an "ad. of the "Norwegianoats" lying uncultivated after the late
;: G. R. Sarasota..:."An occasional ly. Lumpy jaw, Actinimycosis, is a some years ago. Plants that war until 1883 when its was likewise
: f tree suddenly dropping its leaves, much more serious trouble, and requires stand alike cold and heat are rare; planted with a grove. But here the
k sending up "water-sprouts" or; ,bear a different treatment, ,with even especially in the raspberry family. die-back does not exist. Why the difference -

: 'ing. a few woody tasteless oranges." then not much hope of cure. ? No* solution having been i
This disease of the is .
q orange new W H. R.-If'there were no sand- The Hawachi: Orange. reached by competent judges who in,.
to me, unless" it be a variation on the spurs, and -a good pasture grass in Editor Farmer and Fruit- rower. spected the locations, samples of each
"Die-back, and it certainly is not Florida, it would be an ideal' sheep In reply to yours of 20th ult. will soil were submitted for analysis to a
foot. -rot as I have observed it. country. As it is, the wool rates low say that I cannot' supply you with a skillful Metallurgist and Agricultural
I would suggest slight root pruning, because of the burs, and it is often sample fruit of the Kawachi orange.I Chemist with the following resultsthe
., and the use'of potash freely to make.a, difficult to winter a flock. Still, under I had only three oranges of that kind, dieback and non-dieback} soils being '

strong, woody growth. I the poorest care, some parties in which have been sent out to a few of referred to respectively as No. i and
r,r : J. L. T., Providence.-Many I Alachua county think sheep pay.J. my favorite papers, among them the No. z :
groves..in Florida were.injured last American Garden, in which will No 1. No.2.
S. The sulphurated lime, solution .... .. ....
,'year by the appearance in force of illustration of that Silica 738I. 85.66.'
is for the see a correct variety ....
the insect you suggest good spider Organic tttr 9.26 6.11
infrequent "white-fly, an together with Prof. Bailey's Iron oxide and alumina .. 5.M 6.4 i
mite. A weak kerosene solution ....... ....
allied to the scales. This added to Lime -1.0 O.Jl
of also destroys opinion I believe this to be the finestof Phosphoric ....... 2.-46 .57
or even plenty plain water "
the usual varieties of "chaffy, ,round, the the six varieties of Japanese orangesI Magnesia>> .. .... ..... 2.51 O.li
long and'waxy" scales in Florida has "Tetranychus Sprayednow I -
the "Lady bugs" will not suffer have on my test grounds. It is a m.s t 91.M:'
.caused much apprehension. In a much.J. little more vigorous than any of that No acidity,no sulplmr either tnmpie.

neighborhood where, all the trees are J. Z., Tarpon Springs.-It is not race of orange, and, side by side with You will observe that NO.1 aboundsin
concerted action.is essential, ,the, Satsuma Oonshiu has stood the
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good practice, as lawyers say, to plant organic matter and is superchargedwith
so. about Feb. i, Feb. July i,.
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last blizzard of March which
the in old land acid
peach ; and, the laboris phosphoric ,an element which
July 15, all the sparing '
trees trees, in'a sappy and growing ,con-
wasted old classes seek
to try and rejuvenate agricultural at large to addto
none, using preferably a solution l containing .
dition. L. NORMAND.
trees. Prepare new land applying? J. their lands through the medium of '
acid arsenite
'arsenjous\ ,: or an Mark vUle,. La.
like Paris Green. Before doing this potash, kainit or ,ashes to the spots > < fertilizers at an annual cost of millionsof
remove and burn all dead and dying :where the trees are to grow; get strong, :Die-back. dollars; while here in Florida it
clea .rooteQ trees fro Florida' would to be in places to
seem present
limbs, scrub the trunks and .larger young Editor: Farmer aad Fruit Grower
limbs with: a solution ,;of. ,soap, then, nurseries; cut them back to five'buds; The writer is interested in an orange a greater degree than wanted. In No.
spray. I e recommend: this formula set twenty feet each way;; cultivate grove located in a section north of the 2, both of these. elements are presentto
; Dissolve' pO.UI1d..sa1soda; ; in i clean, and avoid peas or pmdars. center oF-your,State. The land rises a much less degree, doubtless owingto
T., B. LeM, Winter Park.-The from lake 'front estwardIy its open condition and cultivation
gallon ,boiling water, take out half; : gradually: a '
red haw is common in Western :Flori-- distance of about I for so many years. And as to the
8. pounds resin slowly l ( ,to the remainder attaining, at a a
:' while over the fire; boilstirr. ',da, and I have requested a, gentleman third of a mile, an elevation of sixtyor trouble to the trees on No z--has it
conversant with these locations to write feet The soil virgin been caused by over-stimulation and
ing rapidly; when the resin, i is dis- : seventy high -
.A.: )solved,.:add slowly the'.part'takenout, you. As a stock for grafting the appleI hammock, having been cleared in gross feeding from a naturally over-fat
doubt,its value as I think the. the is rich sand soil? It would really seem so.
stir in it 3 oz. Paris GreenStrain; apple :year 1883, a warm ,
through a cloth and, dilute \with hot will overgrow the stock and break out of a deep chocalate'color with abundant Now, this statement is given both

.. water to'40:gallons W. H.; E.-I do not know' if the ,humus, moist without being wet because it may be found of interest to
.v, '; JAS. M., Orlando.The pests on camphor tree would grow grafted on or 'saggy, freely 'interspersed with a orange growers 'generally, and, ,perhaps
the orange are "Round Scale and the sassafras. Both belong to the soft crumbling sand-stone; and at a more selfishly, it is sought to'' be

Purple Scale," both. common, though same family, but, as far as I know, no depth of three to four feet is found known what course had best be pursued -

.;".rarely found on,the fruit:, The speciroens -, one has tried the experiment of unit- without clay or hard pan. Indeed, to under the circumstances to cor-
>, were, very fine. Use spray as ing an evergreen and a deciduous the eye it seems a very perfection' for rect the trouble-the, di ..back. Lime
.. in preceding'answer.'J .- plant. all' growing purposes. and potash are said not to be neutral-

', S. :P.,- Lawtey. The leaves :sent T. E. F.-Insects are often better The trees are almost entirely of izers in this case; indeed, the former
',r:are badly affected with c'chalfysca1e" botanists than the "Lords of creation." budded sour stock, some six hundredin already exists to some, degree, and the

and; the ."white fly." The, 'yellowish The orange dog lives equally as well bearing; the' balance of different phosphoric acid is stated not to be due

dust-like ,bodies are eggs of the, Fly on the prickly ash,as, the orange; and ages. While, the grove was being here in any way to any cottonseed
AUuredes., Spray in February and the chances are that some day a,botanist made and until within the'last'year or meal that may possibly have remained

July. with a comprehensive soul, will two, vegetables were, cultivated in it unappropnated. Is it or is it not bestto
,, H.. M., York.-I have little doubt rise above picayune; distinctions ,and and cotton seed meal used as a fertilizer open ,up the soil by frequent harrowing
but that the,meal-like i Fubstance you classify the two, plants in one order. and doubtless quite liberally. letting in the sunlight and air
find is a low grade of phosphate of The horn worm is at home on the to- For the last year the method of cultivation for leaching purposes, and follow open

lime, and would be a good- ,thiig ifused mato, red pepper or;tobacco. How has been merely harrowing late and clean culture for awhile; or should
,. .in compost with kainit It, is does it recognize its food plants? I do in the winter and early in the spring other crops be freely grown throughthe
not a certainty that.a phosphate with not'know. and the planting with conch peas. grove with a view to aid,the ex-

out,acid is available soon_for trees, L. P.-More'money has been spenton Now' this is the general descriptionof hausting process? Perhaps some of
but many! .'experimenters*believe that grasses in this State 'than a little. the surroundings, but the' die-back your readers who may have been simi

in time it slowly decomposes and, is One gentleman wasted $ifsoo in ,one visits this place quite markedly, some- larly troubled, or such competent,and

: taken,up by the rootlets. If you visit year trying to grow German, and. thing like one hundred trees being to kind authorities as Messrs. Hubfeard,
..Col. John Matthews' grove.near.Flem- French pasture crops. Why the Phle- a greater or less degree affected. Hart, Phelps and Adams wiH feel charitably
iR ton, you will see vigorous trees on urns, Poas and Festucas dislike Florida Stretching north of the grove for some disposed ,and profifer! a word of
,. soil containing i that marly-meal. climate is a knotty problem, worthythe five hundred feet, the land falls gently advice or suggestion: If so, it will be

G. L. T,, .Glen St: ,Mary.-Horses study of our naturalists. 'It ought away, evidently, originally of the same much appreciated by INDAGATOR.

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Are You Coin to do Anything? talked or written this I amount being a balance that the spec- Nut Culture in Florida.

Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower a move on you, l say I ulator who bought his crop left unpaid. Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower.

You know that in order to succeedat Yours, Now, no grower should sell his crop DEAR SIR-I would like some in-

anything,at all you must have order WM. except for cash, and that should be formation in regard to the cultivationof

and system, and you must keep pace P. S.-I pick up my before the goods leave your depot or the nuts of commerce in Florida,

with the world. .Just at this time it, here you are talking landing, invariably: All honest buyers whether they do well, whether they

seems our people should stop and'look grove"-another grove expect, and are prepared to pay, stand the frosts and freezes of Putnam

over the.field and see if they think we have done justice to this way, and the shaky or crooked county, whether the trees can be obtained

,they'have improved the opportunitiesof ready made 1 You are ones are those who are "short" or in Florida, what soil is re.

the past, and if so, will they do so peaches, about planting have "remittances delayed," < JNo, quired, what the profits are, what

in ,the future? We, the orange growersof and pecans, some'forage cash, no goods" is the correct rule'for kinds are most profitable and most

Florida, must get together in con is just the idea after we the grower to follow, and that only. likely to do well, etc. Please find $ito

vention at least once a year, and we the orange crop, This is a very important way to apply pay you for the trouble of answer-

must "put our heads together1 for our berries-a good'deal on business principles. This, of course, ing. Can you refer me to some publication

mutual defepse and protection. Whether farm-yes; but very may not apply to your local merchantor bearing on the nut culture?

' you are a "paid up" member of the horse grove. Fill one buyer whose affairs'or responsi If you can, send me something and I

Orange Growers' Union or not, you'll paper, with marketing bility you know all about. But with will pay for it. If you will kindly

have to pay up for not being, unless outside buyers, no matter how plau- answer you will greatly oblige.

you '"get a move on you"and get over .. sible themselves, or how good the WM. BASS.
to Jacksonville with the balance of us house they are buying for, cash on Lowell, Mass.

to devise ways and means for market- Business Principles delivery only. We published last week an articleon
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower.I the cultivation of the from
ing the products our groves. The FARMER AND FRUIT GROWERhas pecan
have just read a great deal that is interesting and the pen of Mr. Arthur Brown, the
Now, we do not want to let some ticle on the comparative instructive and practical, especiallythe highest authority on that subject in
one else get hold of the main of =
part having $2,500 or $ editor's articles. But there are Florida. Besides the pecan, the only
business i if
our will claim; we the do main you may be sure fruit growers in the some things that he should draw the nuts that grow in Florida to any '.

they part of the with him in preferring line at, notably some of the articles on amount are the cocoanut and peanut.
proceeds. If we have brains and skill
still more fully agree political economy from backwoods The pecan and the peanut are grownin
energy enough to make the fruit ideas about the North and West Florida
students of finance, and such "news" ,
it will take'but little
& a more to marketit When farmers of and the in South.
items as the account of the man in cocoanut extreme
and get the money for it. I am
and I almost growers particularly, Sumter county, who was going to put COCOANUTS.
am ashamed to
sorry that there .can raise best and ice on the roots of his pear trees: and The cocoanut palm is seldom foundat
say are men our ranks
who what they can buy spray the leaves with ice water to secure any considerable distance from the
want simply to make the fruit and
, then to sit down and let some other can produce-they are i a crop. The frequent appeals lea coast except where it has been
ness principles and from different points to some one to introduced by man, and. it generally
in the fall
man come along and
scoop cupation, as they should.Down start canneries show- succeeds best in beaches
it in, and pocket the profits from the are interesting, as sandy having
production. These good but simple this way we ing the want of knowledge of the business good subsoil, or on hills or mountains

people say let some one else take the and feed, our sweet on the part of the writers., : exposed to the sea breeze.

risks and pay the freights. How can visions fr.m sections Where is there a place that a canner ,. The tree bears its fruit at an age

that be? It all rests'on us after all, it all of these articles can make contracts with responsible ranging from five to eight years, according -
and growers for some thousands of bushelsof to the climate,. soil and situa-
is our risk, we pay the freights, and can, we' pay for ,
pineapples and tomatoes delivered at the cannery tion, and continues producing for
the only part that we don't play in it oranges,
is when the profits are pocketed.I we can grow a hundred at 20 or 25C. a bushel and at the same seventy eighty years. About eightyto

When a buyer bargains for fruit of on the :same ground lime get the "help" to,run a cannery one hundred nuts is the annual
he your produce perhaps'ten and freight rates to even the Florida yield of each tree. In starting a cocoanut
counts freight, and this he
counts' that 33 cent. advance the first named articles. cities and towns to complete with the plantation it is customary to
per- J'I Northern and Western canneries? the seed in until
against you, which could have been and as it should be. bury nuts straw they
saved and possibly reduced so much "Producing The'Gainsville section is by all'odds the germinate and the roots and young

most favorable; location for a shoots spring forth, and then tram-
if had
you with shoulders together -,, sume", is all right if
and there live there with them into the field. The
are men plant 'only
'as-well, as even the (ools'and'the, better, and there are
near money who would start one i if they assignable reason for this custom appears -
niggers are doing. doing,that, or as ,
could their desire avoid the
see way clear. Until they to be a to
Yes some of you have idea that that, from force of
; an have 'canneries, there is not much reason planting of 'unproductive seeds as it
can sell to better,ad to one inability to otherwise; .
you vantage
to expect tjiem 'in 'sparsely settled is well known that not every; seed
man in the than you can to, a a. man'is compelled to do ,
prove and light-pro !l iIg? sections. ; will germinate. This system, how
good reason for
thousand right where fruit ii: :wanted ;\ This note is not for the Alliance'Department ever, is not approved by-some of the
and where will "specialist" in .farming,
they have
about no trouble ideas and more "risky" aj, though I sympathize best planters, as by it the young roots
: boxing, freighting, etc.: with the Alliance in their idea that are often exposed to the air for a
When people will work for the"fun'Iofit tures., The specialist,
: agriculturists should govern' an agri-- considerable length 'of time.. Some of
and when will quires,more,capital and _
they use their
money cultural and broken in
> .his risks ( county an agricultural them also get transplanting,
free and whea rpm one
,' one man can'ship to which State, yet I think that railroad and and thus the tree becomes crippled In
the "all round" (
better than
advantage a thousand
combined steamboat companies need not be the its root systemand unable to withstandthe
posed to do each
and when a thousand helter- year natural enemies of the farmer. I think heavy winds and hurricanes which
skelter' buyers can distribute better of }his crops.
that merchants and "middlemen" are prevail in tropical regions. The most
than one or two; then-.listen-!-not There used to,be a necessary and often beneficial, and ,as approved method is to thoroughlyclear

till then,. will I see it sr. Now, will South ',raising ,too a former commission man know that the field and fence it, in orderto

you,think this, matter over, and 'use, having to buy too'much they as a class work as hard and honestly protect the 'young trees from cattle,
more brain, but not necessarily :less This,is decidedly the: -
as the men whose goods they and: then dig holes two feet deep and
brawn and makeup your mind to do if you have to raise a '
go sell, 'and that as a fruit grower and fifteen feet apart and select medium
over to our great revival meeting sometime of cotton ,to buy fifty'- (farmer don't want financial or warehouse sized round heavy nuts and placeone

in May? 'We will have a big time corn; but if you can aid from the government' in each hole, just covering them
and lots of lun. The transportation cents enough cotton ,to '
any'other "paternal" care. with the top soil, which is riper and
companies will either give free passes or: worth of corn, thin THE Ex: COMMISSONMAN.Merltt richer than that thrown out from the
they will allow us a greatly reduced and keep on raising '
; I ;Indian River, Jan.21. bottom of the hole; then throw a
rate,. for they are wise men' and'appreciate way of looking at the handful of straw or leaves over the
The ice
us as the ground sill of their'bust*" gard, to our fruits and water was not given as nut. If the nuts' are carefully selected

: would rather'' 'with the being particularly practicable, but to
ness. They carry our buy proceeds there will be/few that fail to sprout,
fruit:in car and in train;loads at half right one, just as the elicit discussion. It has already and these can be replaced the following

the present advanced rates than'in the one in regard to the brought out the excellent article of year. Next year more surface soil

present small lots and :broken ship- corn. Mr. Howard, published last week. must be thrown into the holes, and so
ments.. It is all our fault that'we are Business principles gradually as the trees.grow the holes
The commissionman should be
about.to be''left" by California and as they should be by all pa- should be filled up until they are

robbed by the home buyers, and that in other ways either. tient with the "backwoods studentsof level with the surrounding earth,when

our organizations ,are taking the dry neighbors is "out" $3 political economy," for they haveto the.operation'of planting is complete

ret INow, don't sleep until l you have 4w of his orange ,crop last learn.-ED.- We are unable to give our querist

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any'facts or figuJ'es.as; to the yield and bility to resist the many diseases incident This is the reason why I am goingto were slow to ,start. The crickets ate

profit of cocoanut culture .in Florida. to their growth, and to day dig my holes so unusually deep. off the young growth as fast as it ap

The. plantations are nearly; all situatedon scarcely any variety can be seen From the manner in which these pear peared. The earth was removed from

remote coasts, seldom visited by growing save the old Sand pear and roots grew it seems to me that the Le around such vines to allow them to

newspaper men, and few, figures are the new Kieffer. Conte will be a great, tree, after a few start without being cut off by them.

attainable.\> Doubtless the profits depend All claim that the LeConte is the years old, for plowing, deep and near As to extra doses of fertilizer, it is

very largely as in orange cul- hardiest of the hardy, has more vi- to. I saw no roots whatever but what] untrue, as not an ounce was used to

ture, upon the energy and judgmentof tality than any other pear tree ever had a downward tendency. i aid the vines after the frost. We candidly

the grower. We should suppose fruited in Leon county, and they have Our people are at work this year think if Mr. Dubois, as well as

that the money returns per acre would great power to resist fungi and insects. planting a greater number of LeContes others, would be more careful to state

not differ 'greatly either way from Here many of the trees are obtainedby than ever before: H. V. Schrader, facts and write articles of experiencein

those of an orange grove. growing cuttings out in regular 1,500; Stacy Radford, 500; C. M. their different sections without sucha

I PEANUTS. nursery rows with very good success. Shine, 500; L. McMahon, 1,000; T. spirit of hyper-criticism, it would

The farmers of Florida are only Last February and March I put out a B. Byrd, 1,080; G. H.,, Gwynn, 1,080; give a better impression to the public "Y

'just beginning to attention to this row seventy-two yards long and have Howard Gamble 2,160; Mr. Good- as to the progress of the different industries

profitable which pay is so extensively eighty-nine healthy stocks at this lady, 1,080; C. B. Gwynn, 1,080V.; and give more instruction to
grown in Virginia. There are writing. For seven weeks I was sick H. Lawrence, 500; W. A. JEpljr, 500; the readers of your valuable paper.

two principal varieties the Virginiaand and paid them no attention. The G. H. Gwynn, 1,080; Dr. Radford, HAYNES, YOUNG & BAILEY.
wonder is that I have total] Niagara Villa,Jan.23,191
great to me a 500- 12,560. _
the Spanish. The former is of a
We do not think the above can be
shoot show for labor for I took We have of of
to my no means knowing
spreading habit of growth 'forming its
the cuttings from limbs that had been the small orchards planted, but know construed as containing or implyingany
nuts wherever a joint or node touches
disparagement of Flonda'grownvines.
the pruned for two weeks or more, as late that they are being set all over the
earth and becomes slightly '
It is simply a correction of
r' as ,March 20th. It was decidedly late county. Without boasting, we think
the Spanish variety bears its kindest
for this class of work. It ought to this is a good showing for old Leon. erroneous statements. With the -
crop almost\ entirely in a bunch at the wishes for both parties to this controversy
be done in January and February, I W. H. LAWRENCE.
./ root. For this reason it is easier to we think it had better bedropped.
found out afterwards, but I was a Ivanboe, Leon county.
harvest but is somewhat less
pro- .-ED.
"tenderfoot in
ductive than the other. taking lessons a new t .

We.are not personally ,familiar with land.The LeConte matures in July late T1eineyard.)/( The Green Mountain Grape

the details of the cultivation, but it .... The New York Fruit TratleJurnaZ Z
and is shipped from Tallahassee.to the - -.
does not differ materially from that of Northern and Eastern markets in bar. Tho-se Frosted Vines Again. notes Prof. Dubois' recent letter in

the Irish potato. The harvesting of( rels with of ventilation in the EdItor Farmer and Frnlt-Orowert the FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER on
the nuts and the polishing of them to In issue of 8th Mr. E.
sides. It has a big reputation in New your January this grape, and thinks he may have,
meet the requirements of the fancy York and the Dubois commences his article; "As condemned it prematurely. We
Philadelphia Chicago
trade are tedious operations. It is a have allowed &
of bearers you Haynes, Young quote a few paragraphs:
always finding
greatest ,
that meets with a ready saleandan continue their
crop ready market and prices. Noman Bailey to campaign "The Green Mountain Grape was
Italian colony near Ocala last year in this top against Florida grown vines I thinkit found growing in a garden on one of
now or to come
produced several hundred bushels. hereafter can plant county too ,many of them, is but just to give me a little space." the slopes of the Green Mountains

OTHER NUTS. in our judgment, for they add wealthin We supposed we had been granted of Vermont, at an altitude of 1,400
'English walnuts have been tried in a rapid mann r.Ve have yet to equal rights in this controversy and feet. The vine is a young and very

South, Florida, but did not, succeed. hear of a bushel of LeConte pears what Mr. Dubois has reference to we profuse bearer, the blossom is perfect,

We think, however a faulty: selection "going begging" for a purchaser. In know not, unless it was Mr. Wright's and the bunches are of good size,
of soil made. irtfcle, that was mislaid somewhere handsomely formed and well should -
was We have, seen fine (act, the demand this year was greater
specimens that were grown in Suwannee than the,supply. md kindly published by? you after, we .ed. The berries are of medium
believe, you had drawn the line'of silence size color greenish white skin thin
county, and we'are informed that The next two months is a good timeto ; ; ,
in Leon But as Mr. Dubois seems to and leaving no unpleasantness what-
they are grown successfully plant them. Here they make roots
and ':Escambia counties... Spanish and during the winter months and spring have rallied and you have published ever in the mouth when eaten; pulp,

'Japanese chestnuts are,bein, tested in finds them well established. Theyare his article, we must ask space in your tender and sweet, with a slight inclination
columns to correct his ,statements, toward the vinous. The
North Florida. We think that pecans easy to make live and we know, of
and 'chestnuts, both Japanese and one gentleman who put"them out last that 'are untrue, whether intentionalor seed which are very few, separate

Spanish would do well iA Putnam not. from the tender pulp with the slightest
season as late on as March 30,and '
The earth being removed from after the skin. It
'county, 'provided, the proper soil ,is never lost a tree. pressure leaving ,
selected. Almonds have:*not done They grow to an immense size; we around"each' vine after the frost, was is entirely free from foxiness, and resembles -

Well in 'Bradford county' ,' 'but, they know of an old orchard near the Tal.. done only to a very' few compared to a hot-house grape more nearly
'!were' brought from: California, and lahassee depot that was set. ,tolerably he( many planted by us on our own than any out-door grape." *,*

;,tli fact makes the test an1 unfair'one.- close and ,the branches are crossingeach place\ or others; and this was not done "Messrs. Haynes, Young and Bail

There is no. work especially devotedto other in many places. In a,Jew for the: purpose of starting suckers, ey, of Orlando, .general agents in

nut culture in Florida. 'Our peo. years they will make a perfect arbor although it helps many times to'start'i Florida, had several vines sent them

pIe have been so absorbed in :orange over the space between each row.: plant, we*admit, and as any one of last spnng and they write that the

that have experience knows. After the frost it vines have made a fine growth and
growing they neglected:nuts It is our intention to,set 20x30,andgrow
and deciduous was :very drY'nd some of the vines ripened up well."
fruits., strawberries between, the rows; ,

by this method we will be enabled to, .

'[The' LeConte- :Pear in..Leon County., cultivate the LeConte to a certain ex,
fidkor" i'arineranci Fruit Orewerf lent while cultivating the plants. '1 he THE NOVELTIES OF THE SEASON

According:to the records the writer holes for the same will be about threeieet JOHNSON'S DIXIE WATERMELON.

lives 2p4 miles'.from the first LeConte wide and three feet deep; then 1 A New loathers Variety *.rpa.ii.t. *.
,[oar Ge%at a tkipptr taut teitkovt a in
pear tree_ ,that ever saw the light t; .I will throw in the bottom enough of 1 .* celebrated reh.eae a It$to a cross between peer

'refer'to the one'at Thomasville; Ga. the top soil and that which will..natu- l- variety the the Mountain KoO Gem 5a..t.and Poeveaamc that old deifefaw the. foodqnahtiM
1 of both parent,it ic the .sad pirfttt
Disinterested. : horticultur'hts'have.told rally cave off around the edge, mak- WaUnvl in the world &..cMS&,. Price pM,
.'me 'that. 'the'county; Thomasville is in ing each, hole two and a half feet deep. 81.2.16e.t.,,2 round 23e.1.z.. S4.bU10lb..340.1: 4 Oe.;, 1-4 J..

lias more' ,pear: trees than any other The trees I have not seen; i il they.have NETTED BEAUTY MUSKME ON.

_, co nty'in the United ,Sta es. Every good roots they will, be spread out and nch Tbe earliest inaciooaly Mnskmekm sweet,and grown very pit U.....' a.
atThoraasville the down than the .is closely netted. shown in: _.,
bodygrows trees tree
no NetM.
pear go deeper =;.- thick and of_pale green color.
as* orchards', 'in their yards, for'shade nursery mark indicates. I examineda best when of known all early wul rapidly Cantaloupes popularize for either itself! .borne.tfae 1

and,,ornament, thus, getting the fruit large LeConte tree, up in, Gadsden 1/ ,nse,1-4 or Ib.market.If MO|Prtee.Found pk{.83.6O.1&e.l.oz.36e.|

':as clear. gain. It, is.a,very'air ,shade county. It' stood near a ditch and e CUMBERLAND RED TOMATO.

tree for at .l least eight. months ,of the the water had from time to time washed This magnificent new Tomato Grig-Rated faOomberland
year, or at least it 'can ,be, made such the earth away from the roots and there: been grown with great" profit b ft,.traeken."

by proper pruning.In I they stood fully exposed. At a rough keeping Vigorous long glowers time. skin alter remarkably being 1I'I' Ied.toogh.makfeif aad
?them s most dose nbi. rariety for market and I
this'county pears: were grown for guess, without measuring, I believe Q% 11BJ. shipping. Very gnnoMu haziasame shape, and
--.16."'. a be tiful rich ndSSaTP' YOe,
but with p i
years poor success, comparatively that the largest roots had penetrated TU'"'' 3 ykta.bUc.| 7T>kU. lXOTHRSE : .
...speaking,. until the ''LeContecame t the red soil to the depth of at least TITREK STERLING. NOVELTIE8 fir 1891 are without rirtls. Larc. ebatenttn
order them lfi>enlly with the moos of soecees.: In order to introdoc them we will matt I piss
around: ; then commenced the seven feet; how much below my esti-: rm4.li(wbieh. amount at retail price to 5O eentftH tocth with a copy erf oar handsome, and coafAete
G ;DEN and FARM" MANUAL,on receipt of only SO cent <* tta-nj r_ *-"r. Order notr
iooomOther pear trees, except mate I know not, for I did,not dig for JOHNSON & STOKES SEEDSMEN, *17'"bWsdrt'ibiti: N cJ'eel,

the Kieffcr, lacked J vigorand a papa.P the end. -

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FJiEI]\ \ Ji\lB] Tl\tIe1\e\; four Florida Central & Peninsular abundance wood and brush, for the stools out, making good forage, even
.., .. Railroad station to field and return. purpose killing insects, and the ashesto sometimes maturing grain, but of an
Address all communications to serve as fertilizer.: inferior quality.
Advice to the Tobacco 'Planter. Quincy, Fla. (. If any roots'remain remove themif The land should be prepared by
(:jMKor Farmer and Frnlt-'Orowen: HENRY J. FENTON, possible and work, the ground thor flushing with a good one-horse plow,
That tobacco is fast, coming to the Tobacco Agent F: C. & P. R. R. Co. oughly with a plow or hoe, pulverizing a two-horse is better, and then harrowed
front as a money crop in Florida We reproduce here so much of the well, sloping the surface slightly to smooth. The rows ought not
with the planters there is no doubt; F. C. & P. circular as is seasonable, prevent water standing'''on the ,beds.d. to be ,more than three feet apart, and
but it cannot be' raised by receipt successfully and will give the rest in due time : Sow the seed and rake it in. the fertilizer, if any is used, should be
: ,Nothing but experience, One teaspoonful of seed should be evenly distributed, covered with two
good land with plenty of suitable TOBACCO CIRCULAR. sown to' each square rod of land, furrows and allowed to remain at
manure and cotton seed with constant There was produced in Gadsden which will produce sufficient plantsfor least a week or ten days before plant-
care'and attention<; "can produce good re county this year about 650 acres of setting one acre. In order to sow ing. When ready to plant open witha
,suits. In growing and curing tobacco' tobacco, not including the plantationsof the seed evenly it, i is well to mix it bull tongue and either sow or drop
any ,deviation from these, principles Messrs. Straiton & Storm (the Owl. with meal or wood ashes. Should seed ten inches in drill. If sowed
'will necessarily result in a failure to Cigar Company and those of Messrs. t the weather continue dry the beds plant thick enough so as to leave eight
produce good tobacco, and with poor Carl Voght S ins, and Messrs. Schoe- must be watered as may be necessary. or ten shoots in the hill, when
tobacco good prices cannot be "ex der & Bon, which grew about 700 4. Transplanting.- -Plants are ready: chopped to a stand. If no fertilizeris
pected. Tobacco must come:up ,to a acres, making a total of about 1,350 to: be put out when from three to six used, the ,seed can be planted as
certain standard or it is worth, little or acres. The well.known'success of the inches high, and the work is done soon as the ground is prepared.
nothing as a crop, for unlike'" other three firms named makes it unneces- similarly to the manner in which cabbage Light sand hills or very dry land is
crops it cannot be fed to your stock. sary to further refer to them, so I will plants are handled. The roots not adapted to rice. Almost every
,, X et, what else suffer that may, tobacco only mention the result of the 650 should be loosened with 'a sharpenedstick farm in Florida has either some levelor
must be taken care of at the right acres grown ,by others. The various or fork, and care used not to moist places on which enough can
time, from the plant bed to the ware crops planted 'ranged from i to 20 bruise the plant in any way. be made for home use. The,difficulty ;1
house. In short, the man who is not acres each., The average .yield per 5. Soil for Fields.-Soil for fields of having it cleaned has been over-
willing to make himself a slave to the acre was, about 392 pounds, and the should be of a sandy loam, with a come by a few by shipping it to
crop cannot look for good results.. the price realized ,about ,,25' cents per red-clay sub soil. Avoid surface clay Charleston, S. C., or Savannah, Ga.,
Those of you who have grown tobacco pound, making a total of 254,800 land. Hummock land is the best, but to a merchant mill. This can be
' in the past find you can learn pounds, selling for $63,700, or $98 old fields produce good'tobacco when done quite cheaply. Should the
,something new every year, and'there per acre, the,,cost of producing. which properly fertilized. farmers in any section conclude to
is, no teacher like experience. So let did not exceed$48 per acre., 6. Fertilizers.-.Cowpen,manure and make rice for profit they will find it
new beginners who are going to,raise These results prove that tobacco cotton seed compost make good fer easy to sell, and at prices ranging from
tobacco on a large scale employ; ex- planting is most profitable in Florida, tilizers. Of the latter, fifty to one 80 cents to $i.oo per bushel. A very
perienced! hands or first,raise :a,small arid encourage the Florida Central andPeninsular hundred bushels per acre should be large area of Florida known as flat
crop{:, Wy three: or five acres. Whenour Railroad Company to endeavor used, according to the land. lands, will, without fertilizer, grow
planters, will content themselves to further stimulate its producr: '7. Preparing Fields.-a. The fields from 15 to 30 bushels,per acre. A
with planting what they can give tion, to which end I beg to offer the should be well worked and made as crop of rice instead of cotton on such
the best of care and attention to (following suggestions upon the culti mellow as possible, and fertilizers 'well lands would be more remunerative.
in' growing and assorting, then vation of tobacco in this State, in the worked in. Besides the straw is a valuable forage: ,
'the character, of the leaf will be belief that the most satisfactory results b. The field should be made into preferred to either hay or corn fodder''
such' as will, sought for by the will.. follow their observance. smallrows, (two small furrows thrown by many'who have tried it.. 1ai
dealers. The acreage of tobacco will 1. Selection of,Seed.-It demon, .; together; : ). Rows to'be from three to .
be largely increased, the coming, .season strated ',that plants raised from pure four feet apart, and plants set from 15 Letter from Cuba.
; so it will be well, if the advIce Vuelta, Abajo seed produce the best to 18 inches apart, depending upon editor: Farmer and Frult-Grower.
given above' is thoughtfully consicl- tobacco seed,: the seed of the first,and the richness of the land. I send you herewith a transcript.ofa
ered. It ,is as sound .now;' as twenty second year's,planting being the best. tIl letter from a gentleman, Guillermo. ; .
years,ago. This i is not written., herewith That is'to say, plants from Vuelta ,Ab:; Culture of Upland Bice.AV. P. Gonzales, of Matanzas, Cuba,.containing ; -
,:the idea of discouraging anyone ajp.seed planted in 1891 will produceplants W. Chas. A. Smith, of Goshen, an analysis.of the malanga .or;
who wishes,to,'grow tobacco'the coming which will supply seed,for the Fla.., writes,us' on this subject, askinga tfffui, concerning :which I have for;
season ,as,'a new venture. But planting of 1892, and plants thus series questions which we, answer some time been making inquiries. He
they ar'e cautioned to gp slow, and grown in 1892,will supply seed" for'the briefly herewith. i. Seed rice can be wishes to leave Cuba, on account .of.
not put their eggs ;all in 'one basKet! following year But the plants of 1893 obtained from W. A. Bours, Jacksonville its.unsettled government, and come to
One word now; 'as to prices;' ,do not being? two generations: ,from, Cuba dp Fla.; 2. Sow in drills about' Florida with, his family, 'to engage ,in
look for Havana;"prices,:for,before the not produce good;\ seed. The tobacco three feet apart; 3. About a bushel of fruit rowipg. Following is 'a part:of 9
vast.amount' of foreign tobacco now from the first year's planting, does not rough rice will'sow an acre, and this the letter. 'S. .W. CARSON.
in the country can be used up,,,prices grow .large enough for a wrapper, and will cost $i to $1.25' ; 4. It will haveto I Midland,Fla. -, '
,mAY be ,low instead of higher,' .so let does not produce; enough ,tobacco to be harvested with a cradle in the ;
the :tobacco planter go slow, and not be profitable to the grower as a.filler.. hands of an experienced man, and MALANGA' COCUI
spend his 'money before he gets it. Butit''does produce a..seed wHich, is threshed with a flail or:by beating it
The undersigned has been to Cuba" good for the next year: planting., It over the edge'of a box-there are no PLANT.
'and 'personally purchased' seed forj189implantingto is therefore necessary that a sufficientquantify threshing machines in use here yet; The fecula of the !malanga .cocui
;' supply' :stock_ 'sj&dplanting ,of :pure 'V elfa' ,Abajo: jseed, s. There is a mill in Green Cove plant, from a letter addressed liyGMr.1>
( in"i 892 an'd/i/ 893. laveakso beplahted; to: keep up seed stock, be Springs, another in Bellevue; but none C. de .K.. Lpwry, French manufac
secured:a,.limited amount.of seed cause, as shown, ,above, after three in Jacksonville that we know of j 6. turer of farinaceous,food,, to the'Gov-'
grownin: Florida- 'from i8 ':planting' generations :the:,seed loses' its good There is a'' market for upland rice ernor of Guadalupe; ,' ,
.ef the pure Veulto ,de Abajo. 'yarietyi! qualities. which is'well cleaned 7. We would The malanga is the root that produces -
Upon application on' and after' Jahu-: 2.. 'Time to'Plant Seed, The proper not''advise you to'sow ten acres unless the ,largest quantity of fecula,
ary 1st,i 8Q iboth'qualities of.this'seedwill time to',plant seed is in January; February you are near a good.mill. It is tedious with the important advantage oftieing i
be supplied ,free 'to; growers 'and ,Marcti. The two former to thresh'with a flail or in the a strong, nutritious, wnolesome'fobdfor
whose'plantations l located within months. ? producing the best' results, other primitive ways; you will probably children as well as forjconvalescent:
> khmiles i of the Florida Central & :while the sowing in ,March is necessary get tired of threshing out that way grown people. ,
:- Peninsular Railroad., All applications iforre. ,setting:and late planting., more than three or four acres of it. He has succeeded in getting u34
must contain' the.:maximum aicre 3. ,Location and Preparation,of Seed But that amount can be'grown with. grammes out of every 100 of'the root,
age proposed to be planted;/:aVFlorida, Beds.--a. Jt, ,is well to select; two lo profit and given to the chickens to i and thinks that by the aid of a machine -
grows seed'i is;:scarce' this year,; and 'cations for seed beds if possibleoneiw thresh for themselves, or to your .could.reach 33 per cent.
? must, be distributed J carefully' 'to'Tthe i : low,. 'd mp' place, ,and the other horses, if you have any. In October? 1890, the ,malangafecula
greatest possible! area. onrich: (uplands. By this, the disastrous An extract from bulletin No. 12 of was worth in France $2.20 per
It will afford me pleasure; to give, results of a dry or wet season the State Experiment Station, will give pound and always found ready sale,
you'any fu h r.information desired, may be avoided., It is wisest to plant you some points: which induces to believe that i if it
and if at any tine you ,wish me ,to' a number of small beds which can The crop is an easy one made if could be raised there it would be. ,of
,visit your plantation for ''the purpose easily be'covered and protected'from planted early. Uniformly the first great benefit to the small farmer.
of directing cultivation, gathering, frost., A simple muslin c yer ,on part of March is the best time to The following analysis of the Cuban
or'curing(of crop, I ,will gladly j ido: '' so stretchers is,the best., plant. This gives the rainy season malanga was made in Havana by Mr
i iyoti,,will.furnish tran-sportatlon'rom ** ,frUpon' the'spots selected burn an for it to mature in, and the stubble c.' The'c ill 1880 E

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Water l .....,..........................__ 76.76 market. Our discovery of its qualitieswas weight from one foot to the other from at constructing one for myself and
AnN.........,.........;" .... .;..:.f. ,...... 1.72 accidental. We the time time. .'
We used
were. using to of
a piece one am glad to that I have succeeded
AlbuminoidsCettalote. ....___........ ...._ 1.91
...:........ ................._ O.fO compound for another purpose and in half inch cotton rope about six feet perfectly. With my machine I did
8 tar_.............. ............... ..,. 214 its ,use some of it was sprinkled on a long, with a knot on each end, and the work with comparative ease and "
Starch,glucose and dextrine,....*... ..... 16.66( rose bush affected with the aphis orgreen made fast with staples on the inside of pleasure, in_ one day, that I had been :
Greasy matters..... ......:.:...:... ...., '015 fly. To our surprise the aphisat the scantling, each one pretty well dreading all winter. It has two ;

Total, ................":.'.'.'"..... -100.00- once disappeared. Soon after we back, and let the rope be underneath, wheels that straddle the rows and it
received a circular from the manufac- the front board. In ,making the im seems as easy as any Planet Jr. hand-
Taking off the 76.76, of water, the turer advertising it as an insecticide.We plement care should, be used to have tool. It-deposits the fertilizer on each
remaining 23.24 of dry matter reducedto carried our experiments with it the scantling as highas the upper edgeof side for three to four inches and at

100 parts and analyzed, shows the into vegetables, also sending out samples the boards, so they will only touch same time scratches the surface. !

following figures: to many of our customers. The the ground lightly. Judging from myself, I think the. .-

Ashes.........!..__...._!.............!,.' 7.40 result is that we find it to be sure deathto Next get a swivel-hook to put on truck growers of Florida will be particularly 1
Albuminoids........_...........,...... 8.48: all insect life that is such a pest to our your single-tree instead of a split ring, interested to know of this. f
Cellulose.............. .. .... .............' 2.3 truckers and to .every one who has a to hook on to the plow, etc. It will A.; TOWNSEND.nuntlng'on .
ingar ... ...... _. ............ 9.2! deal time Fla.
of ,
garden for family use., savea great and trouble in
Starch,glucose and dextrine..... ....... 11.68 .
Greasy matter. ....................-.*.. 0.6 It is known under the name of the changing from one plow to anotherandthe ,
-r- "Odorless Bug Killer." It, is a swivel in the hook will do away FRUIT FROM JAMAICA.-In this article -
., Total...........................-... 1(0.00( chemical compound warranted free with the need of a plow ring. It will on the awakening of Jamaica, in

" 0 Hence, we have a food very much from poison and it is an insecticidethat also give the plow a freer action side- the latest Nineteenth Century\ Sir Henry
like the Irish potato and similar to the I we can fully recommend as one ways, ',which is very important to the Blake mentions that within the past .

that will give satisfaction to all who ,operator at the handles. ten years the value of fruit annually ",
yam.Although I have large, experiencein use it. It has killed rose bugs and The Boss one-horse plow is the best exported from that island has increasedfrom

raising cane and manufacturing su- aphis, tomato bugs and worms, melon turn-plow we have ever had. ; 40,000 to :337,000. The
gar.in these parts for filteen, years, I bugs, the striped bug so destructive to A very useful and easily made tool: fruit is principally bananas, and the
think the raising of fruits will in the squash, musk melons, etc., cucumber for making holes for all kinds of demand is likely to continue. "The

long run be a better paying business. bugs potato bugs, cabbage worms, plants is made from a '4x4 inch value of the bananas as food for work..

The point is to get your living from cut worms, slugs, and last but not stick, either round or square, by bring- ing men has been recognized in the
crops of small fruits while you are leastthe: curculio, the worst enemy ing it to a blunt, round point and cut United States, and it is found peculiarly

waiting for a grove of oranges to,bear., that a plum tree has. of) about six inches long and fastenedon sustaining for those engaged in

And since the political outlook of It is applied by dusting on the a piece of ij( inch iron piping, fora heavy labor in warm situations such
this island is getting very doubtful and leaves when the dew is on in the handle, about three feet long. Thus as blacksmiths and iron founders.

country business is unbearable (for, morning. It is very heavy and is not by punching the place where you wishto The operatives in cotton factories also

besides contending with a very bad blown off by every light wind and water for the plant, you will have use it largely. In England it is but
government, we have numerous ban when washed off by a heavy rain to made a place for the water very much little known, but Jamaica bananis

dits that extract a good share of your the ground acts as a fertilizer, as will easier, better and quicker than with are now being'exported to Hamburg
income as a bribe to be let alone), I be seen by the increased vigor and the hoe. A stick of any,kind can be via New York." Sir Henry thinks

am, thinking of leaving the country, growth of the plant afterwards.' It is used for a handle. Water should always this fruit trade is only in its infancy,
preferring the lower part of Florida if available both as an insecticide andas be put on before setting the and no doubt he is right.

things are reasonable there and pros- a vegetable fertilizer, it containingover plant, about, say, one hour; but never
pects good., 20 per cent. of available phos- after the, plants are set except in ex
Six curllei tbA11Iny"art.'Ytt'INUtbe
Once upon a time, about twentyone phoric acid. It is rather late in the treme cases of dryness of the soil.

years, ago I went to Jacksonville! season to bring it before !the,people, J. A. NUGENT, Giv : Agrlruitl Ui nrra.Ex.N.Y.Groundsat Color
lived there few months with,the idea Villa City, Fla. greentsn white pulp
a but we find it preferable to give everything itDiter, sweet and doll -
of starting some cane ,a mill and an 'lous. The oulr rape
; : a test before recommending 2:2.. ,- that ranks first both tnesrllatfs
orange grove. We consider this the best and cheapest A Fertilizer Sprinkler.Editor Jtacb Tine and sealed quality.with
My experience in trying to.get land and our registered trade-
insecticide on the market now, Farmer and Krult-Qrowen park label Send for
was short. A man Jacksonville offered its value has been by our, ex- little in the .''r.iun.. r'iTcrmauon. Ageniswanita
proven I have been doing a way Adartui.e. :.. HOYT'S 6OJ.S.. New Canaan Cfc
me some.good, land at $20 an with it in the
periments past year. of trucking for three years past, onions
acre way up in Melonville, Itook.the We would advise every one who is being my specialty. I have often felt .
St. Johns River boat Capt. Smith troubled by insect pests on vegetables the want of a machine to apply com- .
commander, landed at Melonville, and it trial.: FWEE TO *LL
or shrubbery to give a mercial fertilizer between the rows 'of
the following morning.while.was preparing H. G. HASTINGS. the growing crop, this being the most Our New mnstrated
Catalogue of Plants,
myself to go into the, woods to Interlachen, Fla.) tiresome, back breaking part of the Buli ,l/lnee/ Sfcrabt,
the so-much talked of land the 1 Trees S*** FraKs,
see .
:: >- labor, particularly when the wind *Cape VIMS, Seeds,
man took. me near the landing and blows. I have often looked throughthe ftergrwfrt, etc., vrtubo
extension of water Some :Useful Hoxne-Made Imple- m nailed Free to all
pointing to a large advertising,columns of the agri-
said that, as the river was up, thfc land_ ments. cultual papers in hopes to find a ma pagesand4000varietiesol
then covered but he could sell Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: Plantsetc.
was chine advertised'for the purpose but Ouanateed.
me along the edge auy. amount. ,I desired We have a plant smoother and lev- never have, found anything ; so I, determined 35 Greenhouses; 90 awes. Address,
eler all combined, which must have NAWZ A NEUNER,LocovitLr KY.
this season to try my hand rii4iti tL +' 'YL
I turned my back to the man and to cost us about 12 cents for material, and
Florida. I saw nothing but sand we made it in 30 minutes ; and let me. -

there, and as I was,accustomed to the say, right here,, that we can do i QI
rich,, red and black soil.of Cuba, what better work with it on plowed land
I saw of the State looked to me' as a than any Acme or Cutaway I ever saw. BCRAPILLS'

sandy Godforsaken desert. It consists of a 1x6 inch planed plank, pAJ
about twelve feet long, cut in two in

The New Bug ,Destroyer. the middle and _nailed with ten-penny '
Better Farmer arm Fraf-rower nails on to the ends of two pieces of 0 rJS WfRTft

There are many new insecticides 2x4' inch scantlings, two and a half FAT MEDICINE: GUINJ: .sox

o put on the market_ each year with feet long with a slanting cut similar to For BIHoua and Nerrotw Disorders such as Wind and Pain In the_Stomach.Sick
claims that they will kill every bug the foot ot a rafter, at one third pitch. Headaehe Giddiness Fulness, and Swelling after Meals, Dizziness and Drowsiness,,
Cold Chilli, Flashings of Heat Loss of Appetite, Shortness of Breath CostlTeaess
aad every kind of bug the evils of Of.course, when made, the,two boards Scurvy, Blotches on the 8kln7Disturbed Sleep. Frightful Dreams, and Nervous
which*all plant.life is heir to.Io t, will lean toward the horse, when MINUTES.TrembUng: This Sensations Is no fiction. Every TIlE sufferer FIRST Is DOSE fI&n1eetlylnT1ted WILL GIVE to try RELIEF ODe Box! IN of TWENTY these Pills
of them, from practical experiments hitched to it, and must be drawn and trill be acknowledged to be a Wonderful Medletne_'Wanh a guinea a box.BE'3 ."-
female to complete heatttu For a
PILLS,taken as directed will quickly restore '
show that they are made to sell only. obliquely to prevent clogging: The ,
So far as the writer is ,able ',to aszer- scantlings should be about three and a WEAK ,STOMACH : IMPAIRED DIGESTION ; DISORDERED LitER ;..

tarn, all insecticides, have more,or less half feet apart and one or two boards they ACT the muscular LIKB HAGIO System I-G; fear dews long will-loet work Complexion wonders: upon; bringing the Vital back Ornn the keen.lktremgtktening edge of
the,active principles of poisons and nailed on top of them, forming a plat- appetite,aDd arousing with the ROSEBUD OF HEALTH the whop'-AI/de..'every"of Ute
"facto',' admitted by tbooMDds.In aU classes osodet 1,aDd one of 1M
certain extent ,dangerous to form to stand on, while' driving the human frame. These are LAIil13AL3N
are to a to the and Deb ttated. that J PILLS: UL71W81LB. 7D
handle and to use on :vegetables. r hoi>e, which should extend only just N.,An gu&rae r.a.Dft. It II US FuJI directions with each Box.
A short time since our attention over,the scantling. Thus you can see Prepared only by THOS. BHBCHAM St.Helens,Lancashire. Jl claacl.I .
I BoW by Druggists generally. B.F.ALLEN*CO.,3BS and 387 CaaalL St..New York.
-was drawn to 'a new insecticide' that how it is working, you can regulate it Bole Age for the United States,who(ingatfre jIrK) rdrogglstdees set keep fees,
tad Bet at tat tkae.been put 'on the and guide,it greatly by changing your WILL MAIL BEECHAM'S PILLS RECEIPT OF PRICE 25 CENTS A MX.
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and pulverizer; Planet Jr. sugarbeethorse ; (:State Horticultural Society. Strawberries and Miscellaneous

I,0 A.isrATCK :GR9trot: hoe and pulverizer; Planet Jr: Editor Farmer and FrultOrower.I Fruits-Stephen Powers, Lawtey; A.

tARMEtiRal fARMRS cUANU eleven-tootli ,harrow, cultivator and send you herewith a list of the F. Tulley, Chuluota; Batterson,
jIMTtD officers of the State Horticultural So- St. Augustine. ...
JA v &L pulverizer\ ; Planet Jr. all steel pulver- ciety, including the list of standing Native Fruits-H. A. Robie, Mt.

: :>>, 1891. izer and leveler; Planet Jr. sweet potato committees as lately furnished me by Dora; C F. Young, Orlando;. A.
horse hoe, and the Planet Jr. nine- President Adams.I Haden, Orlando.

STEPHEN POWERS1. Editor. tooth cultivator and horse hoe. have notified each member of Entomology-Dr. J. M.. Hawks,
P..0 'Address,Lawtey, Fla..' these committees by postal card of Hawks Park; Dr. H. H. Gillen, De-
During the six years of our: residencein their appointment, and I sincerely Land; Dr. W. C. Clarke, Indian

Advertising that Pays."I Florida we have not seen so much hope each and every one of them will Springs.
eheerfUlly endorse your paper, giving assume the duties of his or her office Tropical Fruits-Theodore L. Mead,
M ray reason for doing, the fact that I advertised steady cold before, though the oranges; with an earnest determination to add Oviedo; G L. Lucas, Eden; F.. W.
In It for one year, and daring that have been harmed> more once or twice '
to the value of our,next meeting to the Munson, Georgiana.
v-enkementln time I received the more DISPATCH raplles than from from my ad-the than they have been this winter. In full extent of their ability. Thougheach Vegetables-. Painter,DeLand;,

,advertisement in any other publication. An Bradford, Clay and the northern partsof one cannot hope to give an en John C. Weld, Port Orange; C. E.
accurate.record of replies and sources, as well Marion and Alachua counties fruit, tirely new insight into the branch of Farmer, Lake Mary.OrnamentalsC. .
M causes, was kept, and therefore this state- horticulture assigned to them and A. Bacon, Or. ..,
meat,voluntarily made, is au1horltativ, so )in exposed situations, on weak trees,
revolutionize the whole business in the mond; Miss E. W. Varnum, Fort
far u' success I am ,concerned.I am,truly Wishing'yours you deserved was more or less frosted ; but Jacksonville minds of every member of the society, Gates, Frederick Farmer, Lake Mary.

Wx. CANNOK." has taken care of most of this injured still there is not a member of any of .
Agent for all the D IBB ton Companies and fruit and said nothing. Temptedby these committees but that can con- Who Shall Represent Florida in .
South'Fla. R. R., Klsslmmee,Fla. tribute facts that will be new and use- the Interest of Immigration?
the high prices some growers planted
Publications Received. ful to many of those present. If each editor Fanner and Fruit Grower
tender vegetables too far north for one will only bear this in mind, and The question how the population of
The New Onion Culture,by T. Grelner, LaSaile -
midwinter, and lost part or all of their will the State be increased influx
,N.Y.,telling how to grow 2.000 bushelsper act accordingly, our next meeting can by an -
acre; 50c. Mr. Grdner Is a responsible seed and labor. But the outlook for make an impression on the horticulture of newcomers has been discussedfor

maa. vegetables, 'strawberries and deciduous of this State, the profit of which several years, and up to the present -
Catalogue of 8. L.Allen&Co.,Fhlla. Some will be beyond computation.The time no real, solid, sensible plan
fruits is excellent and there is. a
new teoll of the Planet Jr.pattern. yet
time and place of next meetingwill has been entered upon. One new-
Oranges and Vegetables In Florida, Bradley -
heavy reserve of which have
oranges be announced the the State himto
Fertilizer Company. A fertiliser highly through papersas comer suggests engaging
reeoromeaded by Jas.A. Harris escaped and will bring good... prices. soon as decided upon. travel with Florida views, enlargedwith
Vtok's Fl'OralUalde, ,1891, Rochester, N.Y,. DUDLEY W. ADAMS, President.W. a stereopticon ; another suggests
A,standard J ubllcatlon.Herttetillural The SubTropicalis S. HART, Secretary. going to Castle Garden and turningthe

Wis.Florida. Guide,Currie Bros., Milwaukee filling up very slowly, but we hopeto tide toward Florida; another puts

Giieteer, Vol 1,No.; Palatka. C. ,have ,something of interest to the President-Dudley. Adams, Tan- forth newspapers and pamphlet.adver-
M Gardaer. rural reader to report next week. To gerine. tising. The last two are really about
Catalogue of Storrs& Harrison,Florists and First Vice President-Theodore L. the only practical methods-they are
Seedsmen,Paloesvllle,O. one who does not come in a sneezing, .
Mead, Oviedo. all in their way weak without support.Let's .
ctre tar or the Mapes Fertilizers. captious spirit the Sub Tropical i is
Second Vice President-George L. begin with the newcomer'sidea
Seed Catalogue of T. W., Wool! & Sons,
RI-ekI l tzrQ'BCKf Va.CataJcue always worth seeing, for its fresh and Taber, Glen St. Mary. of Florida views. What does
of Johnson & Stokes, Seeds and beautiful plants, shrubs and trees, if Third Vice President-George H. this claimant know about the State?
PI",weT ,Philadelphia,Pa. Wright,Chuluota. Can he show the fruits of his labor?
for nothing else. The spectacles and
.Seed Catalogue of John A.Salzer, LaCrosse, Secretary-W. S. Hart, Hawks No I If there is anything the State
Wls. music are said to be entertaining. Park. has made mistakes it has beenin
U. S Gove-rnment-Crop Report for December .-.H
I 1890; ,"Insect Life," Vol. 3, No. 5; A ,Little Hard to Beat. Corresponding Secretary-E. O. employing greenhorns to go forth
Preliminary Report on Education In Alaska. Painter, DeLand. i and represent the State. Fourteen
We the from
acknowledge receipt, '
Treasurer-J. B. Anderson, San years ago I met several parties who
From several sources We have the I Rev. Lyman Phelps,of Orange county, Mateo. were over in England to push the sale

gratifying intelligence that'the growers 'ofa box of his oranges of selected Executive Committee Lyman of lands. What did these men know?

have packed their i oranges better this varieties. Representative sampleswere Phelps, Sanford; A. H. Manville, Nothing I except to live at a first-class
submitted to Mr. M. P. Turner, Jacksonville; George L. Taber, GlenSt. hotel, dine, wine and write flaming
than before the
year ever ; and way Mary. language to their correspondents here.
the prices have held in the face of of the Fruit Exchange, and Mr., A.
up Ex-ojjuio members-Dudley W. Do we want to travel over the same
various obstacles tends to confirm this H. Manville, of the Home Market; Adams, Tangerine; W. S. Hart, old track? Would a jewelry firm

vkw. and their concordant decision was: Hawks Park. send a man on the road to sell their

"The finest we have eaten this sea- STANDING COMMITTEES. ,goods who had received his experience

S In the editorial last week on strawberry son.". Mr. Phelps has, for more than Citrus-A. H. Manville, Jackson- 'of life in a barroomV ould a grocery
,ville; A. L. Duncan, Dunedin; 0., firm send a man on the road who
rates, the phrase 'refrigerator half a generation, cultivated and fertilized
R. Thatcher, San Mateo. had all his life-time sold surgical instruments -
rate," of course, will be understood to steadily for certain qualitiesand Diseases and Insects of the Citrus- ? No business men select

include both the refrigerator charge ( got them), just as the stockmen Lyman Phelps, Sanford; E* Bean, men who are trained to their calling,

proper and the freight charge. The "breed to points." This is the culmination Jacksonville; J. B. Anderson, San men who can answer a question regarding -
is about one-fifth Mateo. their line of goods without
former: only of the of intelligent horticulture.
Grapes-E. Dubois, Tallahassee; backing it up with falsehood to cover
total. amount. ..IJ. These oranges are perfection r today H. Von Luttichau, Earleton; L. E. their ignorance. I have met men-

The Mctrefdis has lately washed a -but Mr. Phelps puts them quietly Haynes, Orlando. here who after a short stay presume
linen behind him and will go right on work- Kaki-James Mott, Orlando; G. they are able to represent the State.
for the
dirty orangegrowers. ing for something better. The tiller T. Clarke, Fruitland Park; RobertA. One of these gentry sometime ago
She did it with the best possible or"the Mills, Chuluota. said to me he offered to write up a
of the ham-fat soil
grace, belicvingthat if the growers prairie sneers Fertilizers; A. Bielby, DeLand; pamphlet on a county. It is unreasonable .
will have-it,washed it is better to haveit at the Florida sand; but by this very H. S. Williams, Rockledge; C. W. to expect anything other than ..
absence of grossness it lends itself to Fox, Belleview. failure from the efforts of such men.
done, in Florida than to send'it
the art 'of the master chemist, who Transportation-E. G. Hill, Law- If I had a voice as to who should
,North, only to be reported, :Receivedin H. Chuluota H. State I would select the
supplies what he will and producesthe tey; George Wright, ; represent our ,
bad order." But the growers should A.. DeLand, DeLand. shining lights, that have burnt brightlyfor
not'expect this little job of laundryingto perfect orange. After passing the Figs-B. Garrett, Maitland; Mrs.L. years, fed by their own efforts. .

be done with an extra satin gloss juice of ,such oranges as. these over V. Walkins, Lake Helen; W. F. The State has enough of these lightsto
m the palate, we look at each other and Read, Drayton Island. send forth without employing dudes
The; Pkaet Jr. Manufacturing. Com- we love each other. Peaches and Plums-W. H Mann, and dead beats. Ask me where to
.. Mannville; W. W.. Breese, Waldo; G.M. find the men we want, and I name a
.pity oar :several entirely new ma Mr., Phelps sticks steadfastly to the
Bailey, Orlando. few amongst the many. Those I do
chi ectvia..the. ,Planet: ; Jr. furrower, Chicago market, refusing, .even: the Pears and Apples-G. L. Taber, not mention must not think I overlook

..rker, bitter and ridger, combined;j' flattering,offer? of Fifth Avenue, Hotel!. l Glen St. Mary; J. C. McKibben, them. They are here: Dudley Adams

Planet Jr. ,market gardener's horse hoe for'a weekly.shipment '- Pomona; J. C. Adams, Sorrento. Maj. Rooks, W. P: NeeM_Ji /:


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H. Girardeau, Em. Dubois, Geo. L. make a livelihood" He meant there prices. When the last bulletin was T.tXGERIl'fZs-Are' steady. at $ .5093 half-

Taber, etc. These' are the class of were more in the wrong than in the Issued everything pointed to an Im- box; H25@5 box.MANDARINSAre.

men to send off a few months in the right channel toward success. mediate and permanent but the Improvement: In firm at $1.75$260 half
the market severe weather box.
summer to tell of Florida's resources. Florida wants manufactunng as .
that has Intervened throughout the[country
GRAPE FRUIT.-Selling at'12 50 3 50 box,$5
They have succeeded 'and can pilot well as agriculture. Add 10,000 or has resulted In the worst lock-up of the sea- @6 bbl.

others into the same port. Some may 20,000 of light manufacturing popula- son. All the markets are full and there is no I.KMONS.-Palermo, 360 count, $ 3.50;

have tion would movement. ,Prices will not Improve until the 300 s3.2'3.50 Messina lemons
say they trees for sale. Maybe ; they consume the prod choice ; ,

they have. They can sell them and ucts of the farm. Many Florida towns great markets clear up. Everybody thought 380 count,ri@3.50;300 count, $& @&*.o.
the bottom was reached,but prices have gone
instruct a man how to plant toward l are glutted with one gross of eggs or down another notch. This unexpected turn OR.tNGESPalermo., 300 count, $$1.75$2;
360 count,$L50@2 Messina 390 count
; oranges.
success. a dozen chickens. forces the Auction Company to renew its advice
$1.7542 50;350 count, $16032 Valencia oran
As to selling lands, the trouble has The time to go on the road for to patrons to hold a little longer. The ges,$3.2534 regular caBeJj.26S5; ; per 714 count

been thousand of acres are sold by in Florida is in the spring, summer and company is gratified that its advice to stop case.
shipments has been so generally heeded as
experienced agents, who have no fall. The winter is too cold North evidenced by the fruit going forward. Nine-

knowledge of the soil necessary for a and West for practical work.I tenths of It are drops'ttr chilled fruit, which

tree or a plant, have no responsibilityand must conclude with a remark on must be put Into the market at one. While CHICAGO MARKET. ,

care for only one thing, the com newspaper articles. Every winter the the Auction Company Is receiving heavy CHICAGO Jan.22. 180J.
shipments, most of It Is of this character anda FLORIDA ORANGES.-Choice fruit is firmly
mission. They are not all guilty of State is overrun with a set of fakes '
good deal of It would not pay expenses if held with desirable sizes at$i3 25 box; and
this the settler still there who draw from from $100to
outrage on our people shipped out of the State. to fair $2@: 2.E0. '
' poor
. are many men who go into a Florida $200 to write up an article for At yesterday's sale there wa some fancy "
)JJSSINA-: o and "00, $2;200,'2$'t.25.
city and sell land regardless of its some Northern daily. What does stock,and It brought $2@2.63; brights In desirable VALENCIA ORA NGE8.-J5 case.TANGERINES. '

worth. They are not fit to represent this mean ? Why, humbug of the sizes sold for SI.7'@2; mlxejl sizes,$1.40 .-Full boxes,S8@4.
@1.75 off sizes and rough fruit, which madea
. # the country. I will advise anyone worst kind. Reader, do you suppose ; PINEAPPLES: sell from 'l@J.50 dozen, as to
large portion of the offering, an low; russets ,
. who is contemplating a residence hereto this does one atom of good ? It is ran but little behind brights, bringing In qua sty. They rule quiet. .

seek out the 'man who has made a looked at, forgotten, and then the end desirable sizes from $1.50(31.75( ; Mandarins

home here and learn from him what is nothing. Better give your papers 11.2501.75; Tangerines$3.5034; Navels, $ .$@

be .done. Locate him and toward trade REPORT BY REDFIELD SON.
can. near here\,the money a good 2.50.Ship
fruit will not hold for the
enjoy the advantages of his experience. issue; you will get value. Ocala paid present.only Patrons such may as depend upon being PHILADELPHIA,Jan.22,1891.

These transient gentry who desireto out last winter $500 in this way. I notified as soon as prices justify shipping. The orange market continues overstockedwith
fruit which it to
large hems Impossible
represent the State with Florida presume other places did the same. All
fell even at very low prices. Arrivals continue
views-what are views without practical the Northern cities are infested with very heavy, the demand is slow and

explanations ? Would a dozen newspaper fakes who write up this REPORT BY G. S. PALMER. prices very much easier. and we strongly advise

views feed a hungry family when and the other; and the poor dupes New YORK. Jan. 2', 1891. shippers to hold their fruit until the mar
Late receipts of vegetables from Florida are ket reverses or is cleaned up. There are no
settled ? The who
they are here man who pay have not the least idea ,of a
and farther advanced. Choice arrivals of fresh ,vegetables and market of
light, prices
takes these views must be able to answer benefit they will derive from such a
in bare and there prices although
string beans.f4@6 a crate; cucumbers from$3 course are no -
any question relating to agriculture method. The practical business men @450peaM3@5; ; beet, $1.25@1.75; tomatoes there is quite some inquiry for choice

horticulture, stock ,raising'and steer clear of such clap.traps. ,Sup $1.15@3; a few Florida cabbage arriving sold fresh tomatoes beans etc.

climate ; he must be endorsed by the port-your own papers. They are our at 15 50.)3. a crate.

best men of the county or State as mainstays Receipts of oranges continue excessive except -

being a resident with a home worthyof S. SANDERS NECK. selected sizes,such as 176 and 200, whichare REPORT* BY P. M. KIELY: & CO.
in taldemand: brlghts selling at 2.753;
being called such. Ocala, Fla. russets 12.50; brlghts In lines, *&25@3 50; rus- ST Louis,Jan.24,1891.

The best ,way to get this Immigration f. f sets, 1232,57}$;Tangerines light supply,sellIng While there is considerable improvementto

Bureau started is to let the THE .MARKRTS., from $3 60J5 a box; Mandarins plenty, note in the way of increased demand for

counties send their own men. It $2 2532.75; grape fruit selling $436 bbl. We roll,there is no advance in prices over the
note arrival of a fw quarts of strawberries, low figures given you last week. Of course
would not cost much. Or, say one Quotations for Florida Fruits and but they are of inferior quality and: prices dealers: will sell If there is anything at all in

or more counties levy a light tax of nominal. the way of a margin; visible. The extreme

250. per head; with a population of Vegetables.REPORT -- range on Florida oranges remain unchanged
and continues at$203.25 box for sound fruit.
10,000 this means $2,ioo._ Send the BY FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.
THE FRUIT TRADE JOURNAL Some lots not sound enough to offer, have to
representative into one State and let JACKSONVILLE,Jan. 26, 1891. be repacked, as they could not be sold without

him stay there for three or four The last ha'f of the past week records four gives reports for the week ending January 23: doing so. Both Valencia and Messina oranges

months. .Now and then we read that sales. Fully 40 per cent of the fruit in these E. L. Goodsell told this week as follows: are competing. No Mexican oranges a rived
ales ranged fr-un feO to 123 In size. The mar- ){ONDA Y.-Tangtrlnes. hal hazes, $2. .@
some man has Weston a tour to during the past week. It is surprising how
gone overstocked with this 2.4J Mandarins, ha.t-boxes.ll.55; grape fruit't1.95.3.15
ket being a ready large ; this fruit can be placed here to compete with
He in
get newcomers. returns say fruit, prices, as a natural consequence, were a ;Jamaica oranges, bbls.? 139091.50; the Florida fruit in the face of the enoraous.
thirty with a radiant face informing Florida brlghts, $1.70@3( ;russets$1.65
days hade lower. The total average of the four oranges expense attached to getting it here. In the

the inhabitants of his region, ales Is f 2JSO box. Large fruit sold from |1.25 @2.60fancybrightsL75@3; ;golden russets., first place it has to be hauled as a rule,75 to

"They are coming. But they do @2whtle the more desirable counts rangedf $1.8032.75; ch rice brights,$1.85; bright russets KO'miles before reaching a railroad-mainly

not come. This is a spasmodic effort, +om f2 25g3 25. The last named figure can $2.80@255. 90 miles; to this must be 'added the heavy
WsDNzsDAy.--Tangerineshalt-boxes, $1.95
be quoted to-day as tho highest fur fancy
freight charges of 3,600 miles, all rail,over dif
very probably, that 'never did and stock of the best kite. @2L55. ; Mandarins, half-boxes, 15c; Jamaica ferent roads and then the government tax: of

never will do any good. The situation to-day Is reported somewhat oranges, bbls.,$3 40; Florida oranjes-Indian 50 cents box. You can readily see how little

The practical man will advise the easier and the outlook,a little rao-e encour river fruit, bright$33'; rOlset..I2.25; Florida can be placed|Ito the credit of the original
settler what he do aging. Recent heavy receipts of Sicily oran oranges brights, $l2 85; golden russet$1.75 fruit It cannot
to owner. possibly ex-
intending as can @2.50; fancy brights, |2 10,&3. S; Suavidad russets shipper or
ges had more or less of an effect on the priceof ceed cents box. Btlll down there where this
when he arrives here. He would not ,$2.33; russets, $2 65FaIDA
KlorMas. Shipments from this source fruit from 460 miles south of the old
comes ,
into the woods .Grape frnlt$2.30@S.35;Florida or-
send a.weak man to Y
howe\ ill be light after this. In last
very city of Mexico, where they have perpetual
rough it. He will select for the mana bulletin of 19 h last.,also In that or 22d, we anges: Navels$453;golden,1L5X82 40;russets, summer,and where oranges are visible on the
$L4 @2.t5; fancy brights, $2 IOJ2 45; brights
business he follow and referred to recent disasters to the Sicily
can suc- crop. bright russets,$J.15@i35 trees throughout the year,enabling the enterprising
ceed in. Late advices confirm previous report and Messr Sgobel A Day agents Florida Fruit speculator to ship 11 or 13 months in

If the State desires to further the show the damage to be quite serioui. We Exchange have sold... follows: Monday 437 the year/O cents box may prove. profitable
therefore look for no t.n mtdabte competition ,
as IL59 in Florida. A fruit shipper who arrived -
interests of immigration let an office boxes oranges at$2 55@L50; Wedne8da.2,706packages
The effects
during the remainder of the season.
a few weeks ago from there informed
be located in each of the large cities of all[ th's will not be Immediately perceptible half-boxes oranges,at langarines f8J2X9L6Jtf, )2.2502; Navels; half-,14Q&50 the writer that southern Mexico where frostsor

(only desk room is necessary), and but within a couple of weeks Florida boxes;,Mandarine, $2.S7H;Friday,J.SSlpack- cold snips were utterly unknown wa a
practical Florida to will be In much better demand and prices paradise for orange growers, and like tbe
employ a man run ages o anges at $2.80180( ; Navels, 13.80(
will rise steadily. Pa ties conump'aUngaalesat Callfornlans, high freights alone prevented
it. Let this man canvass, lecture and &37J : half-boxes, Tangerines 11.SSj200(
home will do welt to'take these matters under -
them from killing off all competition. Thereare
Mandarins $2.75@1.75. A heavy
the half boxes,
work. Employ' right man not
consideration, w> that they may be in a is of no strawberries our market at present,
of the fruit arriving very
one that sits with his feet on the desk position to avoid sacrificing their Is ult. i proportion although the Californians are looking for

for hours every day, smoking cigars. Quotations to-dijr range about as follows: large size. some market that will take them by the carload

.. This I saw'in an office of a Florida Fancy, 176 to 200), 9q3.5; choice Drights,|iSO ,but cannot find; such here.

in New York ((12.75; choice russets$2 25;0bright; russets .
land some
company 12.5032 75; crdinAiy grade,90 to 128 sire, 50 BOSTON MARKET.
Are You Sick f
This knew much Look Here, Friend,
years ago. man so ; cents: to 75cents lower:Mandarins,J2&3Tangerines ; BOSTON,Jan.Zl, 189L

about the State that he told"me he was ,$2@4;grape fruit, 213 50. The"Fruit Trade Journal"says: Do you suffer from Dyspeps'a,ladlfestfon

here six months, and planted ,a few FLORIDA ORAKOBS.The market is fully Sour Stomach, Liver Complaint, Nenroa

trees. They'died out, he became supplied but the movement is quite fair- ness,Lost Appetite Billlousnees, Rr a s4km
,. orange MARKET REPORT. orTired Feeling Palm In Cheat or Lasgs.Dry"
'' and returned ,North HOME .there does not seem to be much prospect for
disgusted' ;, form of
JACKSONVILLE,Jan.. 2J,1881.! lower prices. The quotations are: Choice Cough Nlghtsweati or any Conaaraption
yet this man was appointed to sell The Orange and Vegetable Auction Cum- brights, best counts, $2 7&g&2o a box;; a. few ? .If so,send to,Prof. Hart,r 88 Warren'
Florida land I hither choice mussels$12338; street,New York.who will send yea free,bymall
pany,at Its yesterday's sale realized; when very fancy, ; ,
:Bx>. ;Baskin was correct ,when he the qua'lty the fruit and the' condition of 10w counts in proportion; Naveis, supply' ,'a bottle of Fleraplexten,which 1*a curs

'''sand;: "more were here now than could the market North are considered, pretty lair sma11.&r0 per box. cure. Bead today.JAIIIARY .


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a.lfdell and Lawn. and other conifers, can be used both without a name. Prof. Sereno Watson The Northern California Citrus Fairis -
there and further north where quickness of Harvard has the honor of in and
I ........ ....-- - now progress at Marysyille,
Some- Troublesome- Florida Weds. of growth is not 'an object To christening. Pringle's discoveries, here there are to be seen displays of
No 8. relieve the bareness so often noticedin and so far as I am aware of, has not oranges, lemons and other semitropical -
new places in Florida, plant tall-' announced a decision in this instance fruit, grown' in places which have
[D. H. SIMPSON,- MANATEE FLA.] growing cannas, ricinus (castor oil -W. H Rand, in Am. Garden. the same latitude as St. Louis or Kan-

Anthemis Cotula (Mayweed,. Dog? bean), Wiandiaslananas, etc., whichas PS sas City. No protection of hedges
Fennel, White Dog Fennel). This is choice and more lasting shrub i ,Japan,Clover. has been given to Orange-groves, and
a naturalized branching annual abouta bery can be developed, can be movedor The most valuable clover for the growers declare that their losses .
foot high with alternate twice or destroyed to make room for it." South ever introduced. Experimentsthe from frost have been no heavier than
thrice-pinnatifid leaves and heads of % past season show that it is of greater i they have been in Los Angeles or San
,yellow disk flowers and about twelve Two Japanese Beauties. value to the northern portion of the Bernardino. One of the singular
white ray flowers. The whole plantis We refer to the Damnacanthus In- State than the southern. It grows on features of the fair is the presence-of
fetid. It grows along roadsides, dicus and the Kumquat. H. H. Ber- all soils with equal facility; on poor beautiful oranges from the foothills of
paths trodden by cattle, and, sometimes ger & Co., of San Francisco, describethe lands three to ten inches in height; on Placer County, once the foremost
; in pastures! I have never seen it former as follows : "An evergreen good lands twelve to fifteen inches: mining county of the state. Old
growing in cultivated grounds. It shrub_ native of Japan, bearingits In our trial grounds, on light sandy mining ditches and flumes have been
should be mowed before going to seed tubular snow..white flowers in soil, assumed a dwarf creeping habit. repaired and are now used to irrigate
and this persisted jn till the plant dies. spring, at, the same time when its On the hammock soils it has a bush orchards. If the original gold hunters -
Cnifus canceolatus (Common Thistle branches are covered with scarlet ber- form. It catches easier than any other could return they would be
Bull Thistle). This is a tall I, ries, making beautiful contrast with variety that we know of, and can be amazed to find their old prospecting
branching biennial, naturalized from the bright glossy foliage. It makes a sown without any special preparationof grounds transformed into groves of
"" ,Europe. It grows in pastures and very ,fine plant for pot culture in cold the soil. Should be sowed broadcast tropical fruit.-Garden and Forest.Wonders. .
often in low places too wet for cultiva climates, and a most desirable shrub then raked or harrowed in lightly
tion. It is a horrid looking plant cov- for the garden, where the thermometer and the soil rolled. I In the northern '.'
ered with.prickles on most of its parts.It does not fall below 15 above portion\ of Florida and southern Geor
bears large heads of purple flowers, zero. It forms a dense bush of globular gia where its value has been known tor
which would be ornamental if the rest form, from four to six feet high., &d number of years, it seeds itself each
of the plant were not so repulsive. The As grown in this State, the Kum year, and has lately taken possession Are wrought by the use of Ayer's Hair ,
plants should be cut with a heavy hoe quat is only a shrub, seldom over six of the pine woods, completly eradicating color Vigor, In promoting restoring a gray new hair'growth to its, preventing original-
at or below the surface of the ground or eight feet in height, and can by the native grasses. It makes the hair from falling, keeping It soft,
before going to !seed. proper pruning, be kept down to better grazing than any other grass ex silky, and abundant, and the scalp cool
Cnicus horridulus (Yellow This much smaller dimensions. It is saidto cept the Bermuda. As a fertilizer or healthy The universal,and free testimony from dandruff Is that or this humors.preparation .
tie, Bird's Nest Thistle). This growsin be 'more hardy than .the ordinarysweet land enricher it is unexcelled. Its has no equal as a dressing, andis
sandy fields and meadows, and in orange. It is an early and pro- abundant long tap. roots and laterals therefore Indispensable. to every well-
some other places. It webby when fuse bearer. The fruit is quite small, decaying render the soil porous, and .uruished toilet."I
have used Ayer's Hair Vigor for some .
young; the heads are large and sur. oblong or oval, bright golden yellow, leave in it much valuable matter. The time and it has worked wonders for me. 1
rounded at the base by a whorl of leaf- the rind almost as thin as a cherry roots penetrate several feet deep, enabling was troubled with dandruff and was rapidly '

like, very prickly bracts. This shouldbe skin, sweet and juicy, and can be the plant to bear severe dry head becoming is perfectly bald;but clear since of using dandruff the,Vigor the hair my
treated in the same manner as the eaten with the fruit; the pulp is j juicy, spells, also bring up from the subsoil has ceased coming out, and I now have a
last. Wood says it is a biennial, while sub-acid and refreshing. One or two valuable plant food as well as draining good growth, of the same color as when 1
Beck says it is .a perennial. ,If the of these bushes in each dooryard co '- compact clays and hard pans, fit was mend a young one woman.suffering I can from heartily dandruff recom-or
latter is correc the roots would have ered with their load of golden fruit ting such land for crops they could loss of any hair to use Ayer's Hair Vigor as a
to be dug up, but I am of the opinionthat would be an attractive sight.A not otherwise produce. From tests dressing."-Mrs. Lydia O. Moody, East
it is in some cases A biennial and e' the past season we recommend sowing Pittston, Me.
time wife's hair began to
in others; a perennial-probably a biennial ;Fine Tiffridia. it in the fall, anywhere in the State of come"Some out quite ago freely.my
in most cases.. Sunny Mexico, the home of the Florida, as it went through the freezesof
tiger flower, has lately given us two last March, in the northern portionof Ayer'sHair
Quick Growing Shrubs for Florida. charming new species of tigridia the State, with but little damage.In .
Pliny W. Reasoner once answeredan through the agency of that intrepid Georgia, Texas, Alabama and 'Mississippi .
inquirer on this subject as,follows : plantcollector and botanist, C. G. sow in March.*-Hasting? Cat- Vigor
"Nothing adds more to the charmof Pringle. T. Pringlci was recently illustrated alogue.
well-laid out grounds than the plant- and, described in a contem- n"bu-J only, but prevented it also caused my wife an from entirely becoming new
ing of appropriate masses of shrubberyand porary publication, and is a distinct Lophospermum Scandens. growth of hair. 1 am ready to certify to this
small trees in such a way as to and valuable acquisition. The subject This handsome vine was introducedfrom statement before a justice t t the peace."-
,of this article is however the Mexico in and has become H.Hulsebus, Lewbburgh, Iowa.
partially completely screen unsightly 1834, "Some years ago, after a severe attack of
outbuildings or boundary fences. If more distinct, and together with its quite a favorite among flower lovers. It brain fever, my hair all came out. I used
we must build fences, as we are now dwarf habit and delicate coloring, ,is readily propagated from seeds, which such preparations for restoring It a"my physicians
.. _obliged to in Florida, groups of shrub. added to its charming individuality, if should be sown very early in the spring growth of ordered hair., I but then failed tried,to successively produce a
'bery disposed in proper places-apparently I may be allowed the term, is sure if you wish the plants to bloom the first several articles recommended by druggists, "
as if planted indiscriminatelyand to become an object of rare interest, season. In the autumn, if they have not and all alike fejl short of accomplishing the
result. The last I
without desIgn-but really with and eventually prove exceedingly bloomed, set the pots containing the Ayer's Hair Vigor, which remedy brought appliedwas a
careful study as to beautiful'effects in popular. I have but one plantthere tubers in a place where the frost will growth of hair in a few weeks. I think I
the futurewill add much to the' fore my description, as well as the not affect them, and water sparingly used eight bottles In two years; more than
pleasing features of the landscape. illustration was necessarily taken from during the winter. Early in spring, as was a necessary dressing,and as a have restorative continued, but I to liked use it it
Outbuildings of unsightly character can this specimen. I judge, however, new, vigorous shoots will be produced, for that purpose. I believe Ayer's hair
be surrounded by masses of foliage so from what Mr. Horsford writes me, and the vine will soon begin blooming, Vigor similar possesses preparation virtues now far on als the'yo market.those of'*
beautiful as to add rather than detract that it is an average plant. The extreme displaying its handsome, rosy purple Vincent Jones, Richmond, lad.Ayers .
from the picture. In South Florida, height of the plant is eight in flowers during the entire summer. It
in .spots seldom visited by frost, and chcs: perianth dark purple, one fourth is a beautiful trellis plant, and the sec. Hair
where quickness of growth is desired, inch long; outer segments broadly ond season makes an elegant plant for Vigor
we can recommend such shrubs as ovate, one inch longrounded at apex: 'covering arbors and summerhouses, ED'.uum BY
Tecema,s/ans, Albizzia lucid, A. stifiu- inner segments three fourth inch long, or for the verandah. The foliage is
11JItz, Acacia Farnesuina; Pstdtum gitai- concave below the middle. Spath, very graceful in shape, of a soft, some- DR. 1 J. C. AYER & CO., Lolli, Miss.
ova, P. Catfayanum and other guavas; two-flowered, two inches long; outer what glaucous green, and amply produced Sold by Druggist and Perfumer .
bananas of all kinds, bamboos: Cher, segments deep purple; inner segments upon the vine. The flowers
okee and McCartney roses (which will light purple; spotted dark, tinged with bear some resemblance to those of Line St. River
also do further North) and the various yellow near the apex; center dotted maurandia, but are larger and more Day -- Johns
species of Bauhinta.and PtJi1ll na. with brownish purple on pale green conspicuous. The ease with which the Except Sunday.
"Such beautiful evergreens as our ground. The bloom seems to be lophospermum may be cultivated, as root HTR.Main ELIZA HL,at2p.m.HAKCOCK for leaves X ibernlv Jack,hag onvllle i'Ia' ,'
native Prunus Careliniana (the Carolina more l lasting than the common T.: well as the beauty of its flowers and Green Core Spring P.culata. Federal P.Int,
Orange MIlls add PalaUa. Leaves Palat lea
laurel cherry); Andremtdas, Camffffgf Pawnia, as, at the' date of writing, foliage, recommend it to all who 7 a.m., connect at Green Cove, 8prii rOTe
strong-growing i roses, palms, the flower has been open two days wish a beautiful summer blooming vine 12:3t e row',p. m.and.aMnriDr Banta Fe.' ,.Army ily c.,nn ear'ctlona.Jacks mvl fo- the Ia
ptttospentm, many varieties 'of Cuprtsss without showing any signs of fading. for the verandah, the summerhouse or North i.nd EBBBTTS Wt t., ).V.U.POST,Oe-u.On Board.A at..
rtjtiwpera, Biete; Ctdrus Deodara',This little beauty is, I believe, as yet the trellis.-Ladies Home Companion. E. 100 W.Bay: 9t.Y "
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Our !\UlfaI I :fiome rug, the carpetfloor A } becomes a terror. heated and the nerves unstrung always Gingerbread Snaps.

The day is fast: approaching when':the spoils the appetite Either tike your One pound of flour, half a poundof

polished floor and the rug will be, the meal first or,have little side table for molasses, half a pound of sugar,

The Worth and Worthlessness of rule rather than the exception, and yourself and baby away from those quarter of a pound of butter, half an

White Bread. with this the terrors of housecleaningare unsightly, fragments: or do as I often ounce of best ground ginger, sixteen

An intelligent negro said to us the largely done away. The dainty do-take your dinner into the cool sit .' drops of essence of lemon, potash the

other day that, before the war when cleaning of each day will render ting room, ,shin therocking, chair ''or' size of a ,nu( dissolved in a table-

the ate cornbread they largely unnecessary the general up lie on the lounge, take a book or paper I spoonful of hot water.
negroes very heaval that turns the home into a and read and eat, or if you do not read, !

seldom'died of consumption; but since 'camp for a weekonce or twice a year. yo dinner will be 'relished and you

the war, when they have begun to eat That housekeeping where everythingis will be rested and refreshed for your IHEfLDRYOFMANSTRiPffiTH.VITALITY'

white bread,' they often have it. It is always done and never doing is the after dinner work. '

the general testimony of this race that perfection of grace and comfort. Another thing I want to mention.
> Don't wait five minutes for anyone How Lost How Regained,
labor diet of white
cannot on a
Mother.I when the meal is ready. Eat your s

bread ; they must have cornbread.The want to speak to you of your meal and let the rest eat when they get CE

test of the white bread by the ne mother, says a "Father," writing in an ready. There is no use havingvour F..IIfE yr

gro is more complete and satisfactory Eastern journal. It may be that you meal spoiled and your body farmshed
. because of others. I used wait and .
than that which is made by the white have noticed a careworn look upon to
her face lately; of course, it has not wait, and all the comfort I got was :
man. The negro eats little.else besides "Well what did wait for Some WTHY5ELE
been brought there by any act of yours, you ?
pork, hence he has nothing to,supple still it is your duty to drive it away. I claim that it does not matter to themif THE SCIENCE OF LIFEA

ment the deficiencies of the white want you to get up to morrow morn- they do not have, their meals regularly Scientific and Standard Popular Medical Treatise
on the Errors of YouthtPremature Decline,Nervou
bread ; but the white mm adds to his ing and get the breakfast ready, and l but I notice that their temper is and Physical Debility,Imparities of the Blood.
when mother comes down and not nearly as good after an irregularmeal
ration lean meat milk fruits your
her surprise straight as at other times. I knew it EXMSTEDYimiTYUNTOLD
expresses go up
oatmeal, eggs, etc., hence the spoils good nature when I do not
to her and kiss her. Y.>u cannot imagine my
shortcomings of the white bread are how it will brighten her dear eat regularly. It i is impossible to havea MISERIESResulting

not made so manifest in his experience face. Besides you owe her a kiss or cheerful countenance when you know from Folly,Vice,Ignorance,Excesses or
, as in that of the negro. two. Away back when you were a that your well.prepared meal is being Overtaxation, Enervating.and'unfitting the victim
for Work,Business,the Married Social Relation.
and stomach is .
We believe that the thorough and very little girl, she kissed you whenno spoiled your empty.Just Avoid unskillful pretenders. Possess this great
one else was tempted by (fever eat your meal and then you can work. It contains 900 pa tl,royal SYO. Beautiful
painstaking bolting of wheat flour is your binding,embossed,fall gut. Price only $1.00 by
tainted breath and swollen face. You be much more cheerful.Do mail,postpaid,concealed In plain wrapper. Jlln-

one of the chief causes of the dyspepsia were not as attractive then as you are dear sisters, think of your own tratire distinguished Prospectus author Free,Wm.,If you Parker apply,now.)(.D.,The re-

the nervousness and the early decay now, and through all those years of bodily needs. There is no ,danger of ceivedthe GOLD AND JEWEULED MEDAL
from the National Medical Association for
of the teeth of the American peo- childish sunshine and shadow she, was your getting selfish, especially if you this PRIZE ESSAY on NERVOUS and
always ready to cure by the magic ofa have children, for they won't give you PHYSICAL DEBILITY.Dr.Parkerandacorps
ple. The European eat of Assistant Physicians may be consulted, confldentially -
,peasantry mother's kiss the little, dirty chubby time to think much about yourself; by mAil or In at the office of
coarse bread made of rye or barley x>r hands injured in but treat your own body as well as you TUE PEABODY MEDICAL INSTITUTE
w enever they were :s o.4 Bulflncb St.,Do.tonl1Jau.,to whom all
wheat meal (wheat least often.>ofall), those first skirmishings with this rough, do theirs, and it will be better for them orders for.books or lettera for advice should be
directed as .OOT"E.T.V.&G.
and are not so universally troubled ,in old world. And then the midnightkiss and you, too. It is 'easy to talk, I

these ways as Americans} re. White with which she routed so many know;; but if the mind is willing, ways
unpleasant dreams as she leaned over appear.-Pacific Rural Press.In .
bread is almost 'starch and in that
pure !
your restless pillow, have been on inter- .
there is little for the RAILWAY SYSTEM.Two .
or nothing
these Of
est long, long, years. course The Gloaming.
of bone, brain and muscle.- she is not as pretty and kissable as Fast Trains Every Day to the

ED. you are, but if you had done your For ourltnralUome. North, West, and Eaat.
PSI- share of the work during the last ten Yes, in the gloaming, when the t

Ruffs Instead of Carpets. years the contrast would J not be so shadows softly fall, when the day is CORRECTED TO Ro un: Ohio Daylight

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,modern aesthetic, phase in ''house fur wrinkles than yours, far more, and yet 'ere the lamps are lighted, come the Callaham Waycrou S.S.F F&A W W Ry RT 11 8 M 40pln P m 1 915 aG a a'mLv mLvJewp
nishing ,is more conducive to health if you were sick that face would appear thoughts of other days, of friends that ET,VAORy 120am 1040am
and comfort, as well as beauty, than more beautiful than an angel's as long years ago passed the great divide Ar"Macom ETVkORy ETV&ORy 102am a47am 11upmAI' 450pmLvMacon
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the substitution of rugs for carpe'ts.A it hovers over you, watching every thronging through the roomcalledby Lv Atlanta R T.V.t 0 Ry 1100 a m 11 00.mAr
writer in the voice. Friends that for Rome ETVAORy Wpm 200am
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fast becoming a matter of experience. wrinkles would seem to be bright you, and one stands apart and gazes Ar LexIngton 't" 0 0"700am lSam I. .mam. :50 ao p p mArClncinastt DOL.

While it may cost more than the car wavelets of sunshine chasing each with sorrowful eyes as they did once v Chattanooga Q 4t 0 Route 615 pm Wa m
pet to begin with, yet the saving in other over the dear face. She will long ago; and memories that you Lv Ar Louisville B11rJ n I Lou.Lou.8Ou.80u D1v.Dlv. 1 326 2S! am a m 11 Up 10 pm.m

money, time.and trouble can de dem leave you one of these days ; these thought had been forgotten come Lv Lv13ome Cleveland E ET T.,V V&O.t0 RT RT "U5 155 pm pm 510 240am a mAr
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a 810
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tacking and untacking need not be will break her down. Those the long ago and the rain regrets Ar Paint Rock E T.V.t 0 R.r tiJ:! Pin 1107 a m
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dwelt upon, while tothis must be worn and wasted hands will be crossed for' the follies of youth. Then come Hot Springs R k D RT 1010 pm 1134 a mAr
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upon neg- Lv Chattanooga H.t U J Dlv. 800 P In 7 10 a mAr
laid carpet greatly taxes its durability, lected lips that first baby you.stood before the man of God and Decatur ,M at 0 Dtv. I 1315 a In 11:10: n.n
gave you your Ar Hemphis JC&C Dlv s ::10 a In( 6 40 p m
and the especially vigorous treatmentit kiss will be forever closed, and those Cot weal or for woe pledged your OHIO SPECIAL is SOLID Tarts and carries Pullmanor
must receive if beaten, only once a sad, tired eyes will have opened in allegiance to the one at your side. Mann sleeper Jacksonville to Cincinnati Pullman
Sleepers Chattanooga to Memphis. Chattanooga to
year. In considering durability If.it eternity, and then you will appreciateyour And you alone can tell how much of Louisville and Knoxvllle to Ashrvllle. Connects at

must, not,, be forgotten, that a rug can mother, but it will be forever,too weal and how much of woe has been Rome 1059. p with in,via Pullman Harrlsburg.Sleeper and arriving at Cleveland Philadelphia with
Sleeper, arriving Washington 230p.m.,via Lynch
turned about in the Then "
be at pleasure to equalize late. placed cup. come burg.
the wear and fade, and, that escaping thoughts of the first fair flower that Chattanooga.DAYLIGHT Chattanooga EXPRESS> cameo to Memphis.Sleepers Chattanoogato Macon to
all irregularities such Regularity In Eating. intrusted to care and Cincinnati,Atlanta to Knoxvllle and Knoxvllle to
,as bay- your you Hot Springs. Connects at Knozvllle with Pullman
windows, fireplaces: and registers it When we know that, there will be remember with what bitter sorrow you Sleepers arriving New York 1:: p.m..TlaBantMtWlr.

may serve equally well for ,a succession haste, as during the seedtime'and har- laid the frail form in the earth, and route RATES,and TO the THE scenery EAST Is are unexcelled.as low as by any aUraH

: of rooms, which is certainly a vest, there is little use for beauty on returned to a desolate home. And COMPLETE,to Ticket INFORMATION Agents of connecting cheerfully Uses famtehedApply ,or to

great, advantage to one living in a, the tables. But there are so often again, when the second blossom carne FRANK;M JOLLY WM .JONES. 1Dial.
rented house. other times that a scant meal can be to you the joy was saddened by the .75 Pass.W Agent Bay! St.Jacksonville.Trav Pat Fla*.Agent

The economic side of the questionis made to appear more satisfactory by a thoughts,of the frail life that went out B, W. WRENN CHA3.'. KI HT,
Gen Pass and Tkt.Agt. ...t.Gen.P....,Agt.
here sufficiently demonstrated;, but little ,added beauty; and many little in, the gloaming; and, so, as long as Knoxville Tenn. Atia&ta.Oa.
even beyond this, is that of the per children can be taught help mamma: life shall last, come these ,thoughts in

feet cleanliness possible ,with the jug;, beautify the table, thus taking,them the, twilight It is ever'a quiet timein Fancy Pineapple 81Jp,:

and the result is pure air and health.A from_underfoot and amusing them at our day, when, for a few minutes fend for Pi lee LJt> to
carpet at best is a storer-up 'of dust. the same time; and, dear sisters, don we sit and review the past with its .

Then,'to the eye educated. to the t try to eat during the rush when joys and its sorrows. S. M._A. JOHN BEACH, Melbottra, Fla. ',

beauty of the; polished floor and the the men do, for the body being..;so i Orange_ City,Tla. "1','.,'- n Indian River H1Hi eriei.



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r VOL. ,V. "Agriculture is the Basis of Wealth. No. 5.

TOM SAWYER, - Staff Con'rlbutor. Don't Do It. ored with any office in the gift of the( he will'see that I claimed the $2,500man

My brother farmer, don't you allow people. If a man is well supplied with with experience in farming as
A, letter in the Time Union, from be wheedled into borrow cash, acquired by his own honest industry of more benefit to the Stale than' the
Ocala yourself to he is not apt to be led astray $25,000 man without practical experience -
Jan. 27, says :
ing money on your farm. If you do by the show of wealth and splendor of in some branch of agriculture.A .
"The life of the
sandspur, philosopher you will be sorry for it and will the_ National capital, and will not be< clear case of barking up the wrong
and humorist, C. B. Collins,, I recollft what I am now telling you. very apt to resign the'trust given him tree, Brother Adams.I .
"Tom Sawyer," was despaired of last It is awful nice to have money and it i by the people in behalf of some man am afraid those fat roosters sat too
Tuesday and Wednesday, but since tickles a man all over to feel the heft better able to stand the expense of heavily on your stomach and old ..
then,' while there are 'no perceptible ofa $20 gold piece, or hear the delightful Washington:; life.-Southern Alliance Squashhead's! discourse was simply a
rattle of a crisp new' green Farmer. bad case of nightmare; at any rate,
signs of improvement, strong' hopes:
back-in fact, the tinkle of a silver something caused you to advocate a 1-
are felt that he, will pull through." dollar is not a bad kind of musicbutby Money and Muscle in Farming- doctrine which might answer very
and by it won't be so niceand you well for the British landlord but a very
r I. Don't Believe Him. won't be tickled either. Mind what I A REPLY TO MR. ADAMS. poor one for free America. The small
.gentleman remarked to me recently tell you. This thing called interest Editor Alliance Department: farmer will always exist, and the, roadto
while discussing the Farmers' works right on when you are plow- Well,well, I am completely squashed., advancement is just as open to himas
Alliance movement, "You farmers are ing and when you are asleep. It Our good brothers,Adams'and Squash. it is to him of the big bank account,
and don't seem to have never gets tired and never blisters its head, have sat down too heavily on and he will continue to be in the future
too extravagant heel. It never has to quit off and go me. But, in spite of this terrible flattening as in the past, the bone and sinew ,
any idea of economy. to town on Saturday, and it keeps: I am still of the same mind. of his country.
''Yes, we may be extravagant and we swelling dike a pot of yeast. It As Brother Adams has drawn part ofa That fat bank account is paradedfor
may spend a few dollars more.than our never gives anything to the church,, picture let me complete it. all it is worth, and then comes the
wants absolutely require, but it is a but has been known to break a He tells us what old Squashhead has astounding proposition that the man
able preacher's heart, and it works right done for the State with his capital.But who comes to the State without a fat
few of
fact that very us are topay along all day Sunday; Grass quits! while he is adding to that big pile bank account is lacking capacity or
50 cents for a dinner when we go growing after frost, but interest seems may I ask what part of those huge industry. Well, I have yet to learn
to tpwn, and we often go home without rather to expand with cold weather profits go to benefit and build up the that wealth always indicates capacity.To .
dinner; but there ,are men who and becomes harder to pay. One State? Simply the expenses necessaryto quote, or rather to misquote,
handle our produce and think nothing day it will sell your horsemy brother, make those profits; the balance, to Shakespeare, "Some are born rich,
of $5 for a dinner. Extravagance is will stop your children from school, quote Brother Adams, goes to add to some acquire riches, and some have
also a relative term and what may and will turn your poor, f faithful wife Squashhead's bank account or into riches thrust upon them!" What a
seem to be too expensive for one man out of doors. You had better not some more profitable investment.Now doctrine-and! endorsed by the Vice
is a modest expenditure for another.It borrow the money. Better deny I am a poor man, an Offence for President of an order whose aim.is to
is true that we do buy some yourself and live hard for a few years which I am truly sorry, Brother Adams fight the battles of the farmer and
little extras occasionally, but, God longer than to live hard and be de but, nevertheless, I feel com workingman against oppressive mo-
help us! we do have to work hard nied all of the rest of your lifetime. pelled to speak right out in meeting and nopolies.I .
enough all the year to entitle us to,a Lord help us, how ten per cent. eats leave it to the readers of the FARMERAND would like to call old Squashhead's
luxury'once in'a while. Why shouldn'tmy up a home! How it dogs your foot. FRUIT GROWER to decide for attention to France, with the most
daughter have a pretty ribbon togo steps and makes you old before your themselves. Squashhead is makingthat flourishing agricultural population in
.. with her best dress as well as the time! How it wears the life out of bank account bigger all the time, the world, and this due to the fact that
daughters of men in other occupa the old man and draws lines of care and, of course, in order to do so he nearly every man is his own landlord.
tions? And why shouldn't my wife- across the cheek of his patient wife! must disburse a share of his receiptsfor Small farms are the rule rather than
bless her dear, patient heart!-have a It cows his children and shadows labor, freights and other expenses.In the exception. Again, who made the
new bonnet once in three years? Well, their young lives with the presence of this matter we find his only claimto United States the greatest country
., they shall have what they need if I something uncanny. Then consider be recognized as a more desirable under the sun? Has not the man of
have to strain my credit, and let nly what thirty per cent. will do.TOM citizen than the man of moderate small or moderate means been the
.. good merchant friend wait awhile for SAWYER. means. He only counts one in the pioneer, the architect, from the Pilgrim -
his; profits.We 1 body politic. He boasts that his cap. Fathers down to the settlementof
are doubtless improvident, ,and An Alliance Choice for Senator. tal is many times $25,000, and as four the last Territory? And now they
that may have been the word the'gen- Col. John F. Dunn, of Ocala, Fla., times is not many we will assume thatit must combine to save the country
tkman intended to use, but I am quite who has always been a friend to workingmen is $100,000.Vith that capital he which they have made from destruc-
sure the farmers are not extravagant and has recently made a large has made 150 acres of groves, and, tion at the hands of capitalists and
I claim to be a close observer of menaced sum of money by dealing in phosphatelands from his letter, we must infer that he monopolists.: Of course, accordingto
things, and in my Alliance workin is a candidate for United States depends upon the Northern or West Squashhead they were persons of
Florida I have been with the farmers Senator. The Times-Union compares ern farmer to grow his wheat, hay, small capacity, as they did not all be-
in their homes and I know the his candidacy in Florida to that of Mr. grain, canned fruits, etc. come capitalists and monopolists.
trials ,most of them have to endure, Calhoun in Georgia, and would lead Now, his capital would represent Wells I will not dispute with him on
hence I can speak from personal its readers to believe that Mr. Cal. forty $2,500 farmers. The average that score; I am simply maintainingthe
kaowkdge. They live hard and houn's candidacy was inconsistent, acreage of groves owned by farmersof position which I assumed in the
economize: to the verge of stinginess and that Col. Dunn's was likewise so, that,class is about eight acres each. article that called forth those produc-
in order to keep out of debt; and if simply because they have both been This would double Squashhead's grove tions Squashhead's brain.
there are any people on earth who fortunate enough to make money. and go twenty better. In addition to Now', let us analyze his shoemaker
deserve consideration they. are the That kind of argument too much this, not having a fat bank account, story. Fifty years ago he went to a
'farmers of America. Doubtless theyare upon socialism to be readily receivedby they must produce a great part of what shoemaker once a year to get a pairof
not better off in other lands.If true Americans. We, as a free peo they consume in the way of farm prod- boots; the shoemaker made them
the government had paid some pie, all seeking to add to our store of ucts. In this way they save many by hand and they cost ,the price of a
attention to our welfare during all this world's goods, do not believe that thousand dollars annually to the State, week's work. Today he can buy a
these years we should have some every man who is successful ,is the en- while he sends out perhaps as muchas better pair for the price of two days'
money above and beyond the actual emy of all his fellow creatures. Untilit he adds to that bank account. work. This does not need any answer
necessities of life, and there would be can be proven that, the wealth acquired Now,,Mr. Adams makes old Squash ; every man who ever wore handmade -
no occasion to day ,to taunt us,with by these gentlemen ,has been head say that he was a practical farmer boots 1 think will bear me out
extravagance. We, are tired :oftso acquired bjr dishonest or oppressive and had'made,money at it before com in saying 'that one pair as made by
M ici advice, which, is so cheap and I means, their wealth should not, be I ing ,to Florida. In that case, if he i hand'years ago will outwear four pair
irritating.) TOM SAWYER., \used as an objection to their being hon 'will read my offending ,article,again, of the flimsy affairs made now-a-days


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I in the, factories. Then he says there, Report of the Committee Appointedby mediate attention to the settlement of ever it costs seventy.five cents per

are no shoemakers now; they are ,not : the Trustee Stockholders_of the the, cotton claims at the earliest practicable bushel, which is likely to be the case
i needed;, it is only necessary for themto State Exchange to Investigate. the moment. with us all this year at least. Last

learn to make one part. True, Status of the Cotton Handled by; Respectfully, .submitted, year there was some excellent corn
enough, and good ,monopolistic doc- the Exchange. R. F. ROGERS, grown in this State, as may be wit-

trine it is, too, for if he incurs the Your Committee, appointed to.investigate :;: :S. QUINCY, nessed by the Ocala Exhibition, even

displeasure of the manufacturer or re- the status of the- cotton ; v>.!,-, .J.. AV MATCHETT, though the season was an exceptionally -
fuses to submit to a reduction of his shipped by the Alliances to the Exchange Committee. dry one, and what was done

wages he cannot. set up a shop of his ,. respectfully report that we, I Report received and adopted and last year can be done this year.
own and make ,boots and shoes by find that during,the fall of 1889 there 1,000 copies ordered printed and sent One thing 'must be borne in mind
hand, thus injuring the manufacturer's were shipped to,and received by the out to each individual who shipped that to make a paying corn crop the
business. How in the, world could Exchange 876 bales of Sea Island cotton to the Exchange. land should be quite rich in vegetablematter
the manufacturer' him into sub Jacksonville, Fla ,January 22,1891.
cotton. Of this amount 150 bales or else ought to be well fertil-
mission i if he, like the shoemaker of were sold in March and returns madeto e,. ized; fora half crop is without profitto
ye olden days, could make a pair of the What Crops Shall We Plant.
several owners ,of the cotton at the grower and operates rather discouragingly -
shoes from beginning to,end? prices ranging from 2O4 to ;26 cents Editor Alliance Department: than otherwise. While .
I has undoubted Mainly the same as last year, and melons be
Squashhead an right per pound. can not a paying crop on
to>> buy,canned trade why? Because as a rule of action it farm where facilities exist
goods, persim- During the month of March, 1889, every yet
mons for butter, etc.; nobody disputes the Business Manager(W. K. Cessna) is safer to do so than trying Jo do bet- for getting this crop to market it is
that. Florida is called the tin-can. made arrangements with Wm. Bower ter with a new line" of crops. It isalso worth a trial to see if it will not pay
State and he does wish ] .wiser to stand by; a line of crops the It must be
evidently not, & Son, Cotton Brokers, Liverpool, grower. planted
,. her to lose the title. As my writingon England, to take the remainder, 726 than to shift off year by year, to avoida early and well fertilized and on land
thit subject was only advocatingwhat bales, on the following conditions, large production and its usual ac- not recently planted with the same
companiment a low price.
I considered was beneficial\ viz.: 150 bales to be sold immediatelyat crop.
the State and not discussing personal a stipulated of Fifty years ago I used to hear my Because cotton is now low in price,
price 25 cents per
likes dislikes I connection.I father say the farmers of an adjoining it is not wise to give its
or see no pound, and the remainder, 576 bales, up planting
consider my position on that question to be sold as soon as possible at pricesin county had for some time the habit of altogether for the present year. It.were
solid still. excess of 'the market quotations in raising large crops of broom and better to plant,perhaps, somewhat less '
If fellows all had whisk each alternate year. The price, land to cotton than last for the
only we poor Savannah, Ga., on day of sale. But, year,
Squashhead's capacity so we could go unfortunately for the farmers, the being adjusted largely by the supply, reason other crops are likely to pay
to bed before we were tired, and lie Business Manager entered into no would be put rather]low when the crop better. It is a serious question
in bed till we were rested; nothing to I written agreement with Bower & Sonto was large, and this low price discour whether long staple cotton will again
do but ourselves aged the growers so that hardly any reach twenty.five cents because
enjoy think for the carry out the contract as above per pound S
toilers and stack away those big wadsof stated. planted enough the following year to of the increased area on whichit
greenbacks, what a happy time we get more than a supply of seed, and is planted and the restricted uses to
would have! That good book which In September, 1889 we find that the usual result was the price of the which the product is' put. We often
78 bales were sold Bower' & Son
by whisk went about double that of
says that "By the sweat of his brow up find cause to complain at the rates
at 20 to 22j cents per pound and re
the preceding Then attracted
shall man earn his bread," would haveno year. by of transportation our crops have to
business in our libraries. We would turns made and money sent to Brother the higher price, very many farmers pay in order to reach a fair market for
banish it to the homes of the toilers Cessna, the Business Manager. Of would plant quite largely of broom them; and while this is the case let us
this latter amount sold find in the
We, with our superior capacity and we corn, and pass through the same condition endeavor to grow more of those crops
i enlightenment, would have no use for by office Brother, returns Wm.made Dehon out to and the owners of low price again. Now this which sell at higher prices for each
I it. yet remaining illustration ought to serve us to see one hundred pounds.
The in the office of the ,Exchange, that it is wiser to plant moderatelyeach Tobacco well and
, tendency of agriculture is in grown properly
for a of which find checks
the direction of specialties, he says.I part we year than to rush ]largely into cured is now worth thirty or forty
made in
admit it without question. The highest out in the September office of the last Exchangenot and remaining such a line of crops as are likely to attract dollars per hundred pounds, if of such

specialty in the farming line to-day signed. The for the latter others as well as ourselves. variety as our cigarmakers require.As .
is the mortgage on the farm held by sale informed money Thirty years ago it was the same the freight on a product like thisis
the capitalist, who has the capacity to the bank was (to we the are credit of the) placed Exchangeand case with the hop growers of New only a very small per cent. of its real
accumulate wealth. York. The crop was a paying one value, it leaves to the grower nearlyall
"Those that think must govern those of never the been paid, out to the for someearsJ and many farmers got its market price in his hands, while

that toil," Squashhead says, therefore owners cotton except on n to planting hops very largely and the with some crops it costs one quarterto
let it rest so. bales.We result came about ere long that hops one half their market value to pay
Yes, consign those Florida Congressmen find that the remaining 648 bales were dropping sadly in their price. their transportation charges. I have
to the bow-wows because were sold some time in December last This cau-eda", general holding up of seen some tobacco grown not far from
they failed to support with their votes at prices ranging! from 18 cents up, the area planted and in consequence a Jacksonville this year, although planted -
an increased duty on oranges. The I and returns made to the Exchangeand large rise in price which then acted'asa out in June for reason of the pro-
obdurate fellows! Just to think of it; received here on 16th instant; stimulent to heavy planting. This tracted drouth of last spring, yet was
oranges so cheap in the great cities but as the weights, numbers, etc., I see saw way of farming was followedfor worth more than one dollar per
that even poor people can indulge in were indefinite, the accounts sales (we : a while, and then a more steady i pound. In view ,of these facts, might
them once in a while! and the ofrdu- are informed by the Business Manager) minded set of farmers planted yearly : it not be worth while trying this cropon
racy of those Florida Congressmen have been sent back. to Liverpool for with the.common result of fair rates a small scale to determine the

prevented Squashhead (from adding correction.We of prices for quite a run of years. question of its practicability of prov-
another wad to that pileVhy! they find much dissatisfaction existing The farmer who plants regularly in ing a remunerative crop for future
ought to be disciplined. But hold; among the owners of the cotton, extent will more often have a fair crop planting? Other crops may be 'con-
are not those unruly Congressmenorange because of the unbusiness-like way In to sell at good paying ,rates, than the sidered in their seasons, such as field
growers, too? Evidently they which their cotton. has been handled.In one who seeks to plant more or less peas, potatoes, etc., 'etc., but seemsto
have not,, Squashhead's capacity for view of the above facts and in- just as the price is. However, it is me altogether wise to give some attention -
accumulating wads of greenbacks, or formation, your Committee respect- always wise to consider well whetherwe to fruits. While there is, per-
else they are in league with the, poor fully make the following recommend- can not add some other crop or haps, no other state in the union
people of the cities and towns of the ations, to wit: crops to our line of production. For whose characteristics of climate and

country to keep the price of oranges I s1. That the money be sent out instance, if a farmer hasnot: heretofore soil ,admit of so large a variety of
(God's gift to Florida!) even within with the.accounts sales to the proper grown oats, let him consider the matter fruits being grown successfully as
their reach occasionally. Well as whether it were not better to try a Florida, let us be not so unmindfulof
owners for the 67 bales sold in Sep-
Artemas Ward used to say, "There is tember last as before mentioned.2d. small oat 'crop; not particularly for the this opportunity as to overlook the
no accounting for the cUriousness of reason that oats are about double their same in its practical value. Califor-
some folks." B. SUTTON. That advances be made to all usual price but to make into fodder if nia stands to day as the great fruit
Candlrr, Kla. parties who have had no advances, on desired, or to sell or feed in the grain, growing State of the union, becauseher
". their cotton, and that said advancesbe or to plow under as a fertilizing agent people have put forth ,earnest
FOR INSOMNIA made ;at prices approximating the Here are three distinct outputs to efforts to ascertain what fruits they

:. .Use Horsford's Acid Phosphate. prices obtained at last sales, and proportionately which the oat seeding! can be made to could grow :with advantage. Now., i if

Dr." O.: E. BINGHAM,. Elgin, 111., as other advances on cot- serve. we will but do the same, a few years
: "I have used it in my practice ton were made. Then corn, though' not usually a only will be required to determinethe

for says the past ten years, and'tz1I. well 3d. 'We earnestly request that the paying 'crop here i in" Florida, may yet question- as to whether our State
used ilJi/A Us efe ts." ) present Board of*Directors give im be grown with some advantage ,when. may not become the leading fruitJI -



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growing State. Where oranges and The State ,Alliance Exchange. the shoe pinches. Farmers, heretofore for the widows and educate the or-
emons or grape fruit (pomelo) will At the meeting of the Directors of and with good reason, have been phans, to exercise charity toward offenders -
ot satisfactorily stand the cold, figs( the State Alliance, Exchange last Friday looked upon as faithful henchmen of ; to construe words and pur-
nd grapes, pears, peaches, plums and in Jacksonville, the following the political leaders. They might poses in their most favorable;) light,
persimmons are quite likely so to do. officers were elected: grumble: and threaten and speak brave granting honesty of purpose and good
A. we go farther,South pineapples, S. S. Harvey, President.A. words for the farmers' cause, but when intentions to'others, and to protect the"
ananas, guavai, limes, and other P. Baskin, 'Vice President. election day came around they were principles of the Alliance unto death. .
Urus fruits, mangos, etc., etc., come O. L. Whitcomb, Secretary.H. easily whipped into line by the bosses There can be no fault found with
ader consideration as to their adapt. W. Long, Treasurer. and voted their straight party tickets these sentiments, surely. They are
oility for profitable production.There The Exchange is to be congratulated just the same. This is too much the almost too nice; somewhat of the na.
, it will not pay to send the upon the personnel of its new same yet; in fact it is still true of a ture of glittering generalities; perhaps
I uit in its freshly ripened state to executive departmentthe officers beingmen large majority of the farmers of the almost open to the charge of being
arkets more or less distant, thereid of influence, good judgment and land, but there is now an ,element of goody-goody. AVe do not want to
then let it be dried, or so pre. sterling integrity. Particularly fortunate hope. In some of the Western and pose as utterly mild and.harmless people
Tved: as to render it marketable at are they in the election of Hon.S. Southern States there was a strength perfectly full of benevolence
ich prices as may pay transportation S. Harvey as President. Col. developed by the different farmers' organizations and charity, for we do not always feel
Ltes and still compensate the growers. Harvey possesses that remarkablebusiness notably the Alliance, that that way. I always detested the
Tied or evaporated fruits, as well as ability which, combined:with was quite alarming to the political name" of honest farmer, for it always ,,
ose otherwise preserved, are com- the confidence which the people of Bosses. They begin to wonder what seemed also to imply the stupid far
g more largely into use as the years the entire State repose in him,,assures strange or ridiculous freak these disgruntled mer. But there are other demandsand
3 by, and we can surely grow: fruits the increased success of the State Ex- farmers will take next. ButI more definite' aims of the Alliance.For .
> cheaply as need be for such pur- change and the betterment of the entire fear that there is but little immediatecause instance, the demand for the Australian ,
oses. It is only folly to want such Alliance throughout Florida. for alarm. The leaven works Ballot system. As the purity
ay for our labor as to think we can but slowly; the farmers have been of the ballot is of such vital importance
,:Dt afford to do that which others can. Should We Join the Alliance? hewers of wood and drawers of water, in this country, it is thought by
:he question of what shall we ,plant, c. c. LAWTON. patient beasts of burden so long that many that this or a similar system of .
ecomes therefore one calling for all The subject that has been assigned they cannot easily throw off the yoke secret voting would prove- remedyfor
le intelligence we possess to answer me for this occasion is the question, But the outlook is in a measure hopeful many of our election troublesmore
:isely, and each one must considernd "Should we join the Alliance?" I and if the movement continues to efficacious than the proposed
answer for himself as his case should hardly have made this selection grow we may, in a few years, look for election bill. Surely none but the vicious -
alls for. B. if I has had a choice of subjects. results. So I say that we should wake and corrupt could object to a trial
I cannot say that it is distasteful to up and gird our loins for the struggle, of this system anyhow. Another de-
Memorials of Respeot. me, but I feel my inability to do the that we should get the moss off our backs mand is for reform in the system of
WHEREAS, It has pleased God, in subject justice. On account of poor and come boldly up to the supportof taxation. Farmers, as a rule, are willing
'le plenitude of. his wisdom andover health and a press of work I have delayed our brethren in other States. Let to pay their just share of taxes,
to remove from earthly scenes the preparation of this article us break the party chains that have but they want all other classes and
ar well beloved sister, Mrs. Mary M. until, instead of a logical and carefully been welded on us so long and strong persons to be just as thoroughly and
'olatta, who died December 24, 1890, arranged essay, I can presentbut II and act and vote as directly as we can carefully taxed as they are. If the
t her home near Salem, Fla., therere a jumble of ideas and quotations.But I (for the best interests of the farmer. Farmer has a good thing in land or
: Jbe itResolved to return to the subject in hand, I It is related of Jay Gould that once, stock or machinery, he is generally
That Farmers Alliance, "Should, we as farmers join the Alli- before some investigating committee, willing to list it to the assessor. at a
;0. 180, of Salem, Taylor county, ance?" be.was asked concerning his political fair[ and honest valuation. But how is
;la., of which our esteemed sister was For one I claim that we should. tendencies. His answer was that it with the millionaires, the manufac
member in good standing, has lost The Alliance may be crude in some s Sometimes he was Republican and tures, the stock brokers, the railroad
'nc, of ;its most consistent members, of its conceptions, may be defectivein sometimes Democratic, but that he kings, the coal barons and the coal '
nd an aider and well-wisher to its some of its workings, but as far as was for the Erie Railroad all the time. oil monopolist? Do they pay tribute
:uccess; her associates a true and unselfish we can judge it is ,the best thing of the So it should be with the farmer, he like the farmers? It is said that Jay
friend, and her family a devoted kind that offers the most wide awake, should not be distinctively Republican Gould lists'five hundred thousand dollars -
nd tender mother. the most effective and most widespreadof or Democratic or Prohibitionist, worth of property and is worth
Resolved, That these resolutions be all the farmers' organizations. It but should work and speak and vote over a. hundred million; how is that?
:ngrossed upon the minutes of this goes without saying that the farmers For the benefit and advancement. of the Is[ there any fairness about that? Andso
Alliance, and a copy of the same be should be organized. But little can farmer all the time. But what are the ; the Alliance men advocate a graded .
sent to the FARMER AND FRUIT be accomplished in this age of the GROWER and Taylor County Bannerfor world without organization. Even ? We find in the Declaration of erty-church, railroad, real estate,
publication. the lawyers, preachers, doctors and Purposes the following ,language: I stock and every kind of propertyshallbe
F. S. JACKSON, editors when they come out to make "Profoundly impressed that we, the taxed ad valorem as they are taxed
S. T. WILDER, i our speeches for us at some Harvest Farmers' Alliance, united by the strong whether it hurts the millionaire or not.Another .
C. N. MCCALL, Home or Grange festival assure us and faithful ties of financial and home reform demanded* by the Alliance -
Committee.M. with unctuous earnestness that the interests, should set forth our declara- is the abolition of the fee sys-
A. COCKCRAFT, Secretary. farmers should be organized as wellas tions of intentions, we therefore Resolve emt: and the substitution of stated sal-
fea't: IB,Taylor Co Fla.,Jan. 19,1891. every other cult or class, but when To strive to secure the establish- tries to State and County officers.
their organization becomes a settled ment of right and justice to ourselvesand They hold that such a course would
WHEREAS, It has pleased our;.Heav fact, and the irrepressible farmers in our prosperity. To labor for the lighten the expense of government at
enly Father to call Etoiley Joiner, who their zeal and recklessness step on education of the agricultural classes in a wonderful rate. They claim that inmost
departed this life on the 27th day of 1 some political toes, it is a different the[ science of economical government of the counties good: men couldbe
November, 1890, thing. What an outcry there is from in, a strictly non-partisan spirit. To found to fill the offices at from ten
_Resolved, That Pioneer Alliance, those who are either hurt or afraid indorse the motto, 'In things essential, to fifteen hundred dollars per year,
No. i, has lost a faithful member, the that they may be hurt. Said a promi unity; in all things, charity.' To se- who would be just as faithful servantsof
community sustains an irreparable loss, nent Republican to me soon after the cure purity of the election franchise, the people as those who now get
the bereaved husband a gentle and November election: 'The Farmers' and to induce all voters to intelligently -* double those amounts by the fee sys-
loving wife, ,and her ,little children a Alliance is well enough as long as it exercise it for the enactment and tem. Another demand is for cheaper
devoted and loving mother. does not meddle with politics, but as execution of laws which will express school books, to be furnished at cost
Resolved, That we tender to her afflicted soon as the farm organizations beginto the most advanced public sentiment by the State. This would seem to bea
family our sympathies'in their mix in politics or cut loose from upon all questions involving the interests not unreasonable demand for the encouragement -
bereavment.. the old parties, they make fools of of laborers and farmers. To develop -' of education. It may be
Rest, That a copy of these resolutions themselves." Said another prominent a better state, mentally, morally, hat the profits on school books ,are
be presented to her family; politician to me, this time a Demo-: socially and financially. To 'constantly not excessive at the present time, but
that they be spread upon the minutes, crat: "We do not like this spirit of strive to secure entire harmonyand they might easily be less with benefit.
and that copies be furnished the discontent among the farmers'we have good will among all mankind, and to the common people, and in the recent -
FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, PhosVWfc always looked on the farmers as faith. brotherly love among ourselves. To past the profits on schoolbooks
Fib and Citrus County Star 'for ful supporters of the old parties; men suppress personal, local, sectional and have been outrageous and a
> Wication. J. B. YOUNG, who could be trusted to follow leaders, national prejudices; all unhealthful grievous burden upon the poor, and
.J. 'V. REDDING, and now if they are going to strike for rivalry, and all selfish ambition.To we will not forget or forgive the actionof
.. Committee.. themselves it unsettles the whole political assuage the sufferings of a broth. former legislation that allowed this
J. BLACKMAN. Secretary. situation." This, then, is where er and sister, bury the dead, care outrage and easily succumbed to the





They will not, be for The labor bureau of Connenticu
of lobbyists from such,grea up to scorn.

monopolies .as Van Antwerp, Bragg gotten, and the time, may come when" has shown, by an investigation of dp-;, DyzpepsiatIiebauefthepresent
& Co. the Alliance will command the re representative farmers, that the aver

i it is or-aU. If at no= distan( ,age annual reward of the farm proPrietor generation.I$1 for it*
: Another:demand of the ,Alliance spect very core and its attendants Sick Head
,t for:.the: election\ of United States ,Senators day we should have a Farmer's Administration of that State for his expenditure I ache,Constipation and Piles. ,that

by a direct:vote of .the people in this government, 1 I .of muscled brains, is $181.31,,
Legislatures in many instances i seen have full faith'that the affairs of state while! the average annual wages of the< '

to be too easily influencedtby the rail. would be carried on wisely-and well. ordinary hired man is $386.36. Ever Tlltt'PiIIS

I i lionaires. Another demand is.for. i a We have men in our ranks who are as if the price of board must come out, oC

law permitting a debtor to deduct his: wise, as trustworthy and as patrioticas the hired man's stipend, it still leave: ,
, in the land. There is talk.of him a long way ahead.of his employer Bar. become .o famons. They aetyeedilr
.mortgage if he is as unfortunate as to< any and gently on B6 have: one,' from his,assessment; similar class legislation, but what ,does it In Massachusetts the case is better;;; 8. *giving teem ton..ndYlcortc

to a law now. in Massachusetts. ,and amount, to? It goes without saying the average farmer, makes $326.49!, Mlsnllataf .NogrlpingorsauilsaMold *
other States. that whatever benefits the farmer benefits while his hired man gets $345. Everywhere.
Another; demand is rather a protest all classes. There is no other Under this dark shadow the farmer Office,30&41 Park Place,N.T

against the ownership of land and class so deeply imbued with love of grimly holds on and anxiously scan:

manufactories in this country by country, no other class that takes such the horizon, hoping to discern signs of

t aliens, especially of land, and.a protest pride in our great nation or feels so returning prosperity. Agricultural edit.ors
against land monopoly in gen, anxious for its prosperity and glory have from time to time stimulated

; eral to the exclusion actual, \ settlers,, no other class so quick to rise up ir his.flagging spirits with the statement .
and fireside and that in a few prices would be
and a protest' against jnd criminate defense' of home years
and especially native land. The farmers are surely better. The years rolled away, and.
f t foreign emigration
t The is Hopes! ,were not realized. Then, like !
' against ,the importation of pauper coming to the front. fight on .
labor. Another demand 'is for the and has been ever since the first the Millerites, they would say, "The
back in signs had been misinterpreted; in.a.
government to control or regulate the Grange was organized way
rr trusts and monopolies when they are '''70, and if by'any mischance the Alliance few years more the agricultural" millennium -

opposed to,the common weal, to prohibit shall fail 'of its mission-shall i I would surely come. It has

the forming of :corners in thenecessaries (falter and go down-we shall still failed to come, however.' Speculation .

j of life, and to prohibit, as hope on, for, in that case, some:other has given way to an investigation DIRECT SALES. .
Phcenix like Df the cause of depression in the hope
far all food adulteration. organization shall rise, ,
as possible, VEGETABLE OaowiasThe
Another demand, and we, think it a (from its ashes and lead the farmer that the needs of the situation. 'may be
clearly understood. It can be No.S Cutaway 4-teet wide at tlSJSO:cash wit?
t modest one, is for a fuller representation hosts on to victory at last. more order. Full stock la warehouse. Send for circular
that if the main cause 8. HUBBABO. State Agent
with E.
I I skid safety ,
! of the tillers of the soil in our Federal Point.FU
legislative bodies. We think we have The Outlook for Agriculture. rf depression can be ascertained, .
will when this causeIS
I men in our ranks who are just as wise, Within the past few years agricultu- prosperity return
i The cause alleged to CONSUMPTION
as patriotic ,and as trustworthy as al affairs have engaged more thoughtrom about the
',those found among the lawyers l and (' thinking men than ever beforen save brought I hen po.tft niMd for the aboT'disease;by Its
state of agnculture are' protective tar. of the wont kind and of long
in consideration of the fact that nearly the,history of this.country. The rates mono- QM.UadiacT thoomfe.lIMa f MM mnl. Idd so strong 1*my f*ltbia
ffs transportation
:three-fourths of the people of this widespread and alarming depression of high it*....e1.that I wUl Mnd TWO BOTTLXA TsUwitt&TALUABL1o
netalism, deficient or defective circuiting I. TBBATI3B in this dloe tM to any sat:
4 country are engaged in ,agriculture, it ;his,-our greatest industry, our national mediums trusts ,dressed beef |face who will Md ate tWr> KxpnM and P.O.cddiM
unreasonable ck for this about. The M. C.. J81 Pearl 8U, N. Y
"is surely not to a a pride, has brought ombination, speculation in farm IT.,A. Biscay ....- --
.",fuller representation ,of 'agriculturists. nechanic demands eight hours as a

,,In the "above short- resume I have lay's labor and thirty'cents per hour, products md ,production.over-greedy No middle doubt men eachf W ANTE[:
; over
noticed ,the,' most unobjectionable! de. ind gets both. 'The farmer works ) these have contributed a share in SALESMEN atlty. FAHHBRr

*;, mands of ,the Alliance.. If we, as welve, hours a day, ands what re; I 'about the depression ?OutflU. Xz.
: the Farmers' Alliance, can compass mains after labor and tax bills have : ringing present annwer.We.ace"msnaf to ffponslbJ.ctur.th
Others need not
of men.
all these,reforms'we'shall,have,,moved been> paid. And what is left? Often yet to my way thinking, over pro. new Knmpaark Hprmver: for Vineyards and th
chief cause.-F. P. Perfleetlontbat.ttmtbeltqnldantomsticaliysawill
t .. the...,!heels, of progress? far .on their eft in debt;. often with 'a bare and suction is the sprat 100 tr' ...per roxci' kovr PUMP Writ CO.LOCKOBTK.Y for.Urmt at.ne.
AIMES. Ties.is meae 7.rax.n
*way. There'are tlhcr demands the neagre: living, and sometimes with a

""*Alliance: that may be wise and practi- fair return for his labor and from one

cable? 'and',yet may be open to objec to three per cent. on his InveStment. SYMPTOMS OFPARESIS

f ,tiens.. For instance,. the :abolition of ,Here is a brief report _from Iowa ; .

: ,'- the National ,Bank system. The free'and "The average wages of able bodiedmen .
i ;unlimited'coinage of.silver. The upon the farms of Iowa werei8.5o .

government control; of railroads and $$ per month, the lowest price

"telegraphs J a: large inflation,of the curreacy paid any class of like 'laborers in theState

: and, a government .loan tofarmers yet out.of 900 farmers reportingto
9. 'on farm .products at..2' per.cent the commissioner of labor: statistics, (CONSUMPTION( OF THE JBRAI)).' 'II/E.'BRAI.\" (from aIn photograph).
With Par&tt Le.GoruRestlesmeaa
,;.. interest. Some.of these.donot: too claim that this help at these wages _. eleeyleaeaess'pertodla Healthy heartaches;-dlZ1.1ri dimness; of Yfcion

seem to Jbe quite the wisest. :measuresin has been employed at a loss. instead of ringing, in the ears,a feverish difficulty feeling thinking;,trouble in remembering: names and the feces even o

tbe world. especially the. la st'"two. a profit'during each of-the five years friends. The victim of Paresis is often lOch shocked condition or"hatTery annoyed slight br little; causes noises,or even and no trifling cause things at all

.L(doao2'think, that many of the farina las past.t. These;saine80o-aSs; n,. bat The may excite De-rTOu"lJStem to'sadden is outbursts often' in of anger. A feeling of pressure upon the brain H wildueivihopes. frequentl
ers'pould'think*of asking 'for special the actual cost of"producing1: the corn followed by seasons of despondency mental,depression alternating'with periods become of rated.
a : .. brain begins to consume or decay many of these Symplons aggra
x 5iY&.rrfOOtth government farmers crop of the State for tbissame'period* .The world When seems strange or different fromwhat, it wag in the past,thought becomes a positive

F, '.are n ;paupers, and are,not as class has exceeded the entire' value. of the effort and life an intense burden.'l'he'IJF..em and building up. Something unusual is demanded.And .
devoid of.pride or"self-respe t. crop;when ,harvested. ,, saying nothing! here is where the great difficulty has always been-to find something pure and yet positive
The,, Alliance may make' mistakes, whatever of '''Income from capital l invested in its results. The late Prof. Ehelps of Dartmouth of PaOae's College Celery realized Compound.this when He Be knew began men his and investigation -
resulted in the discovery
:'g:;as every .organization: is liable to do, in the l Kind required to, produce women required which something heretofore unknown to the world;and his great discovery has furnlshed
<, butUs aims.are commendable and it iL, ,It is estimated, that the cost.of? producing .' 'it. This compound checks -Paresis even will nfterit' positively has secured prevent a their foothold increase.ia the Its system big

has for its object the 'betterment :of .an,acre of corn ready for market .Taken endorsements on the approach by the medical of the fraternity first symptoms and t he cures it sneering easily account for its- vender
that the for till and the unusual stint: hascaused, iu.this comment y. ?
mankind in general, :and :especially J $8; average crop popularity --
of the farmer: kind,, so j it behooves the'past five years has been 33} bushels ,DIAMOND, DYES are Strongest Simplest, Fa>iEte

us to, join the Alliance ;and give it and statistics show that the average -

our hearty Support. Like the Grange, price ,
'the Alliance is.an 'educator 'to 'independence cets'soon after; harvest. has been 22 E"S'SeHSf'
.. .' .... the 'enti'revalue &Oflalllllar TrltS Eic. j
bushel making
of thought and action cents per' ,
: The Grange is all right as 'a J farmers of the crop.when' harvested $7.-

organization, but the Alliance is a 33, or 67 cents less than the actual cost CATALOCUE'FREE.' .
F and describing one of the largest
little less complicated and reaches for of production. ROB pages- d stocks of Seeds, Trees and Plants>> in the U. 8.
more speedy :results. There are 1 In the light of these facts'it-is not the money in our Tested Novelties aad' Stjeetai'

4-many who prophesy ,the speedy'downfall surprising that the New Englander Collections. ?
of the Alliance, the:wish'beSiagfether has abandoned his farm, and that he 25 CREENHOUSES. 700 ACRES.

to ,the thought. They who'has held on to the old home has STORRS & HARRISON ,CO.,

I teee 1 aft.opportunity, ,real,.or: fancied," received less' .*actual. income:than. his .. PairsvHI., Ohio

to,tatt the:Alliance ,and its workings hiredwman u .


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AU rcMtfo&abto question,coming from's ratmcrl :GROWER
bcr.wlM be ABiwrred as promptly an possible,andwfefeoat Bearing orange grove for sale cheap. For aI BIG.PremiumOffer
charge.addressed to tae editor at La wtey.BopMes particulars call on or address B. A. BEMIS, t Fr rARMR=AlANtt(
can not be siren by mail. Oneco;Manatee county, Fla 129.4.' t R11[ .
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Specialty Foreign Grape Vines Cna-
27. TOBACCO CULTURE Can you selas Lnttlchau. best ,market grape and by !

answer the following query? If a tobacco weeks the earliest In,, Fmrida. Write for,

seed-bed were burned with old dry saw catalogue FtA H. VON LUTTICHATJ.fo-28-18t Earleton, CHAS. W. DACOSTA, Publiiher.

palmetto roots would the be
plants I
end fruits
Ship your oranges, vegetables Ip _
injured by the ,salts produced by the Coulter's patent fruit car and save thirty per
ashes? H.Z. YOUNG, Seville, Fla. cent of their v<*)lae. Send for terms and circular Terms of Subscription: THX:
t> It.D. COULTER Orange City, Fla. It
The palmetto root ashes will not injure For ........ ..... If' LORIDA:
Tuberose Bulbs double Pearl, good flowerIng one year. .!! .............|2 00
seed bed if scattered evenly over the
your not over an inch ''thick andworked bulb, free by mall.. 40 Vents per dozen For'six months ....... ,...*.......,..'.._.. l 00 Dispatch Farmer and Pruit-Orower
ground HUGH BORLAND, FloralClty, Fla. lEt ,
,in. "AVe have mailed you the Wanted, the con'ent of 10 no smokers to .Subscriptions In all cases cash. in advance I I For one y ear and a copy otWbitner's

circular, also'some back numbers of bur send each, a simple lot of 150 "NICKEL I ,and, no paper continued after the ex-
paper. Write us for any further infor- Cigars and a 2U year go'd tilled Watch,by Ex- Gardening in Florida
mation desired. press O O. U. 5.25 and allow examination. piration of the time paid for. ,
HAVANA CIGAR Co. Winston U. C. 1-29-St
28.ADDRESS. J.P. Mace,Lake Helen. I have the best steel plow in Florida' for Rates of Advertising on application. ALL FOR $:!.OO tWhitner'a .

The address of theJersey breeder is W. turning nnder crab grass' and pine straw. REMITTANCE should be made by Check,

Vason, Tallahassee. Write me for prices., It. L. McCoLLEY, Sor-
Postal.Note Gardening in Florida Is
rento, Fla. It ,Money Order,or Registered Let- a
Oralndo. Mir manure, 'dry with Pure blood M Berkshire pigs for sale. Vey ter,to order of handsomely printed and bound book of
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dry muck very thoroughly, in the proportion Wanted.situation as grove superintendentbya "FLORIDA DISPATCH AND FARMER 250 pages,b*ing a comprehensive treatiseon

of one part manure to three parts married,man who hrs had nine years ex- AND FRUIT GROWER the'vegetable and tropical products of
muck. Then apply it in the hill, abouta p rlence Best f referenc- from employers.Adaresi ,
quart to the hill, and stir it into the soil. ; Box P, Cltra. Fla. l-29-2t, Jacksonville, Fla. Florida, By Prof J. N. Whitner, A. M. t

Throw two inches of clear soil over it I For sale, two lots and 7 room house cheap -.s- This book is much sought after for its

and let it'lie until it has rained on it at Address, Box 549,Jacksonville, Fla. l29-2t' ,Doss This Interest You?'' practical information. ,
Holstein Bull! (To avoid! inbreeding) I will
least once thoroughly before ,you plant sell my thoroughbred! registered b.Uat a The attention of the readers of the FARMERAND $2.00 buys the book and our
the seed. You must do the mixing so bargain. ROBT. L LAMB. Hunnymeile farm, '
completely'that not a piece of the hen Ten Mile Hill P. O., 8. C l-.U-4t FBUIT-GsowsB is called to the advertisement paper for one year. "

manure as large'as:a marble shall be left For sale, Jersey Bull, fall bl.xxlcd: ,, three of Osg.x A Thompson, of Blng- This is 'certainly a grand offer. Sendin
years old Thoroughly accllmxted. Price hampton,N. Y. This firm make a specialty
unground. It is very good for corn, but orders at once.
4 51CTJ, wHl exchange' for budded
or orange of the standard grade of scales.: Write them
it would be better if you could have 'ctit trees. E. REN, Bridgeport 1-2'-2t C. VV. DACOSTA
for illustrated circular. ,
lie in a damp compost for three or four Wanted Lemon and Grape Fruit sel l, Ad- Jacksonville Fla.
months before ----4 .------
planting. drrss. giving price, GKIFKINO BRADLEY,
30. ADDRESS. Geo Oaborn.Mont- Macclenny. Kla V29-5t Men Who AdvertiseAnd THREE-FOOT HOLE

clair Fla. You can buy strawberrycrates Order flue Roses, JaponlcaU' can-'. Figs, ,
need a new Idea 'now and then or who I DUG IN TWO MINCTI8.
Scuppernongs, Japan Persimmons, .rium,
of E. Bean, Jacksonville. If you Peaches etc.,of D. L.: PIEBHON, Moutlcello, have not always the' time or inclination to The coming digger It

wish to address a factory, write to to the Fla. '' It prepare their advertisements' ,will find a valuable will boluabo'ewbereDO
Southside Manufacturing Co.,. Petersburg Great bargains in very desirable real estate. other auger will work
Va. Send for desci 1 ptlon and price.'J.L.I)E R i EUX, assistant la the novel book of "Ideas I Itl. the only post hole
Lakeland, Polk county,Fla l.-22sit for Advertisers"just published by D. T.: Mai- digger; that wilt empty
31. JAPANESE WINEBRRY..A. J. thfdlrtlt
Wanted-A |young man to work oii dairy lett New Haven, Conn.,and rent on receiptof
Get the
Aldrich Orlando. We the notice ] pnng. agency
published farm and run'milk' wagon in South Klorld I *. $l.0)() postpaid He: also
publishes a tasty fur tour county Write
of this plant not because we believedall Mu t be ca-able and,, honest A 'subtly j Job' !
quck. Address
the remarkable things said'' about jit, and Mire pay. Address UW,"ca.reoC_ jI'ARM&R: pamphlet called "When, (price 25 cents' ) a CHAMPION SBKLT Mm. Co.,
AND FBUIT-GROWEB: ,1- 2- treasury of good advice to business
u Descriptive
men. CPKN CIOSKP: "n'fleld, Ohio.
but in the hope that some of our readers
Bee hive*.-If you ,are interested in bees, I circulars both these new books
would procure a few plants and, .try send address for '
illustrated csrcu
my ar can be obtained
upon request
,them. of bee supplies .J..B. LAMoNrAGUE,.\Vl.ter, publisher HORTICULTURAL
32. TROPHY ORANGE. F. W., Mun- Park Fla. ", -22-21' W. "
Will sell quantity of SUPPLIES. : *.
son. Georgiana, Fla. This orange was cheap or exchange one
and two-year P can' trees. Tb;Y are the era Hit
.not included in the score of the'citrus. ex- large thin shell and tine trees. U L. t IKB- PILES. FOREVER '(JURED.lfyou HORTICULTURAL TOOLS and ocher rnp
hibit at Ocala last February., It:: is a' SON, Mnntlcdln. 1'2t suffer with any form of this terrible plies. Our. Sped Cimal4r deacribee them all. &to"fw
.. ., end alao for cm CDCC 8en4 o
proprietary orange, of which we.have no For sale four biveds of pit 'games,viz : loathsome disease and desire to get cured Sotciat Pouttrv-* 8ppl*etrculax C Mbbs n> 8108&COlllplne
personal knowledge. It is our' fmptession : i-hawlnecks, lie fast Red War Horsy and promptly permanently and cheaply, use HEED CATALOGUE publl.hcd.
that of it has'everbeeri nri.4 Chats pions.: Win or die'trying.. 'R B.,. Turkish Electric! Ointment.' Immediate reii..t -
only one tree + Action JOHNSON & STOKES
BOLL,Brad ford vllle, Fla. L2241WHITE andsor.thing. Itiatheomy
fruited yet If any of our readers-have reniet1yln woa'd.and!' cures the worst cases '8ltM4 allt Market(* PbtWelebt.P.SORGHUM.

any specific information ,as, )0'this''orange DIAMONDbeehaven; .in existence., Se t ,by malt r'n receipt of one

we would be glad to hear from pointed role agent of the Diamond'' White loliar-no free Samples. We mean business
Don't hesitate, but r once,
them. .- Grape. Company for Florida and Georgia'.rlte plainly.
T.'McCrorey \\ me f.)-special' "termt"for-'VtneyaJd TURKISH PHARMACY vp-t Albion.
33., GERMAN HARES. C : Mich
planting. Urea-; Inducement offered. farmer to haveis
A LTTTLK book that every ongbt
Titusville Thanks for the interesting l-i2-4i' rDtTUOIa-ranabas.ee, Fin;1 (6 :Very choice Niagara grape roots, the "Sorghum Hand Book" whip may be
item. We :do not think,any considerable ViNEY 1 A1 R nf l wlllVieltf oNr xch ng j5'i 000' J'- : had free by addressing The Blymrer Iron Works

number of our readers would be r' n t /" for &f bearing orange ;FIve-bud. cutting of Niagara I Co.,of Cincinnati, a Sorghum fr a very Yalu-
interested in this'subject but if several gr..va. my celeUialed! yard;' rnri,000 gr-'pe for.ale cheap.Both'tram ,able crop torsyrup-making,feed,and fodder and
; considered best in tbe lull information about the
tht't vineyard ?outb, lu' this pamphlet gives
should express a desire to learn about order to give a.1 ray lime and attention this branch of stock-rearing we will: reprint Improvement'ami consderabi'ess1argemenf wood: and warranted true, to name., Send md get it and read it. '

It. of my t-Ian'Luta vineyard. t1g.i UBQrti, I c;n.,.locate a few very desirable' homesteads :

34. CASSAVA-BERMUDA GRASS.T. _" 1.22-U.; .j j f VTaHahassee, Fla., In South Florida. ) STAUNTON and MILITARY boys. For ACADEMY HIM catalogue foryoung ,
Cypress tinks'findrclsteras." ll sizes; also' ; C. I. P. GE, address SUunton Staaa-
Thanks Military Academy
H. Merrifield Fla.
best and chenpe?t steam trump-In the mar-, *VAnbnrndalerPolk.Co.Fla.. ton V.. *
for your kind invitation: will try to ac- ket. Address, FLORIDA BoxBASK1tT; FACTORY

cept it as soon as ;practicable.1 ,Consultour Center Hill, Kla. 12-25-61

cent-a-word co'tumn", numbers.' ,'For:: ,l lioi excliiagefor: Northern property', : ':DIAMOND "D"

Write to Philip S.'Jones, Herndon, Ga.. two houseand orange lot grove; 'or will\ of'flve exchange' ft ore 4;for'eftcbi'orange and 4: : i." z.. ,

Please mention this-paper. grove north of.;Orlando J..UKOVKR! Port

35., JULY CANE SEED. Flag: Pond, Tampa;,'la 1223-8t. U Hardwood Ashes D
Va. This would Certainly be a. novelty. BeggT Weed seed, pore'and free from chair.: : :
You should advertise it in our cent-a- Q.aaml11required perACnv4= :to 6 J b..:; price, .
per'pound.aoc., Ilpoubds'for2.,-Add'lucents:
word column. We will send your sample per pound rx: ra, if.order ls htppe by rrall. Rank at the h.ad of the list for quality '

,to the first one applying for it, with Place orders'at once',with.EXCELSI:,B HUE DrABM. .,

stamp, atLawtey. .,Jno;, AGera, >oud,..Ma.. 'ag1-Meuka* ', And, Take the ]Lead :Everywhere.
FJa. 'Cri"s ;- 25 ,
> Wanted-Sour, orangerseed.rWrile;-givlen I They. .obtained from mills-manufacturing car and wagon.timber, and whirs BO other

The Infant, reason grows'apace and calls for price, to ,M.'JL, GiLUtTT.eouth.Lake: Weir?: fuel is.used than: 'the best of hard woods. No': other brand .obtained from sources that insure -'/
one more application of that good friend, Fla .;12-43-*
WANTED.-Twenty thousand Ban.'s Tar- 'so.uniform a'qualltr.., A Dollar Invested in Diamond "D" Hardwood Ashes will buy
Salvation Oil which but
never. disappoints- dlffTrees. Correspondence *with {parties who; .more a ttiisl l plant food than In any otherfertiliser: ou the market. *
always kills pain.It can fa"nlsh; sphngnnm;, moss1< In car lots..

is Hither pleasant ndr, profitable to hear GJLLKTT BROS.,South__Lake Weir--*_Fla.July2fr1891 ., .ACTUAL, WESUI/TS .i.
: ;
people coattoatiy eoagfei&g when,they could : J JMacartney '' 'T w'1 tbe outgrowth of experience'- more convincing than. mere theory based upon

be easily cured by a 25 cent bottle of Dr.Bull's stock-proof hedges.roses make Plants beautiful and uUln&8,evergreen:for; chemical analysis< or a printed formula, hence tbe grower who has proven to his own ",Us-

Co Syrup sale., M. ONKtza: Fairbank, Fla.--12-ld-Mt i faction that pure,unleashed hardwood ashes will make a thrifty and, productive grove or

i FOB ''SALE' CHEAP--606 acres, oC 'splendid orchard on.the lightest sour and that top, for lea money than by any lbtr mans,will Us

{ BARTER COLUMN.. farming, land within five miles of.Jackson ;tify.to the! merits'of this brand,for,he well:' at once recognize In them the. ".tronl"'"ashes
ville. The fineit tract of land In-East'Flor- '
ida Address Box 707,Jacksonville.4 tie ever-, ,-' ...'For.... .prices,-terms' add-other particulars,address,
Definite exchange offer inserted free. State. what- 11-IJ-*. c. E.; DiPUY,
you hare and wkat you want. ':Wanted to exchange-Pure"Goldea WyanLdotter" -r .
'Open to SBtMGrtberso&IyvFire for White Wyandotte, Plymouth: 'ato.k1trt4..e. ''lt CIIa.
: Rocks or White Leghorns. Address. WH.C. i
ANDBUSS.Archer, Fla 11-6 J
colonies of bee extractor, smoker, Panama Asparagus roots, for fall planting.
wired frames and other fixtures exchange Tne best kind for .lorida For sale at SI OC,
for a watch.or for orange trees with buds not per hundred, ,by A. F._ WpOD..Box: 75;Jacksonville S'RAP' 1IlAUIA VIN' E
less than two years old. .C. PHILLIPS Ocala. ,,ria. :10 26-

'WaBt to exchange pecan trees lor top HYBRID AND OTHERS. APPLY !
buRY or thoroughbred poultry D.L. Piss" 4IJO TO B W PARTRIDGE, Montlcello,. Fla.
;ontieeMo, rtar J > It ryr .. .. :it-1 seller... fiLALLI'> If. XI')se. ++Oeidgae leu )I3 ,fi .

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Cheap' .Babstllute for glass on' hot beds, ,

Ttt LEST,. IRRESPECTIVE OF PRICE. cold frames. Heavy.; etc. Three] grades, Light, Medium. make the original Virginia : ITS CAUSES AND CURE,

Ventilated Fruit Carriers for Sclratlflcslly' treated by an aurlut of world-
wide reputation. Deafness eradicated andenlltd
For Florists Gardeners Tobacco
Strawberries and Tomatoes. If ,cured, of from Oto3tyears'stand ngt
after all other treatments have failed. How
I Growers, etc. the difficulty II! reached and th. cause re-
you want fancy prices for your moved' fully explained In circular*{, with affidaTlts .
M Protects from frost, promote hardy vigor- and tffitlrnnniaisot cures from promN
oos growth. Will hot shrink or mildew. Tomatoes, ship them in a No. nent peopl. mailed free

, Dr..A.FONT IK E, 19 East 14th St., N.Y.

41 or a No. 42 Ventilated Carrier.

t Early Strawberries in a No. 34

z or 36 Crite. Catalogues prices A
For sale by leading-dry goods houses, seeds-

f Pt apply men ,florists, eta For circulars and samples and samples free on'appllcationSouth.ide

South St.,New York,K Y. HARNESS l

t ,Agents wanted. Petersburg, Va. Hay h'ed from FACTORY and .n MIDDLEMEN'S
M-8t, Pr flt A 990.00 LEATHER TOP.UQGY.!steel
Also waterproof covers from 21%cents
per .,' Jb Tire.HlekrY Wfte l.,Warra.t 4.S45.5Q.
square foot. W... Wagea 'IO. O. 3 Man Op. Bagy, $11.00.:
J":! t Baa Oar. 31.80. A good$10 Batcy Ban.... $1.11.


1 asuiMAY'S : Cincinnati, Ohio.
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NATIONAL TYPEWRITER The Introducer the great and good : f .w e. 3Ao POULTRY FOOD )
Parker l.arl* uAaB 1:
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"* BrilliantCampbell 2urGa "p'ES .a..8cI
RberA :
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AND. SUFPLaKS.52X ,. Herman J O
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West Bay Street Win mall hi i valuable catalogue of tried Clcea.h..,. !
Southern hulls free. Address, ..-.cI ..5
wa'n awM
JAC7WRONVTT.f.PI FT.OTTT T. V. )MlTNHOIf Denison,Texas. C :
Please m noon this paper. 1,41-4 U ;tea tC: Trade Mark.
.. -=:=
r I :* .t
r : 3g.9 Make Hen Lay! '

M..=.!II.ydsT3! :.. ROCEBS'CROOPOPSTATUARV.'F&QstudU&rgurite. .. ''o13.t i=t! Will Make Chickens Growl!
"" ; -. c)3 oil4
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Jw2Sl2I1llS BA _= II t 0ieaS This food Is strictly fresh meat, carefully

c. .iji""Q .a. ; f cooked, ground fine, seasoned and hermetically
:.gecof A .. ( ." :r- s. -CI sealed In 8-lb cans. Being ground fine,itLo

f | ANKWOROUP: 'I'SrCE'12. __ ;.;.o .1D,0ii: be readily mixed with soft food, and fed

:Jil_;';P'*< ____ ....... c....'II..iO
.s rsfsCOUJIJB ; : __ ..i S wPU 0 ets per can; fI per doz. Address HOLLIS
? Faust Mar-
?= ;: sees II
..: --_0 __ f-= .:)t DREUSED MEAT d: WOOL CO., 20 North
ilia2.. 'O .. 1 *ton. Mans. (Mention
urite for the first 41'" .J papfr.tb'
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"''in:: ga .-.. .....
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='A Cl1".'+a r...h.T time as she is walk raaaea

t. .ij.. .EOpwe' .-. ( OMta .4
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t '1t.4 ..NOp.tO; t accosts her: saying : <: ,e s:.u.1'CdS'.

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.. .tSE: III To offer you my arm and company_ ?" .. .E'N

":E1.1\f'-:. .x. [.sx".=..R....S."t.bI J .s 4 She replies-5s she leaves him :" :'. f # ;- -.. ::'I;Q 4aL.r.o

-II\! '-s l... njIJjI::; Ir" $ '.!'am no Udy..am not fair : '-t ;.

... g :h!: 5r&E.: .; : I-- Can wi'hout escort" home repair.*!, d3 az

I. i5gE=ctl.!: :5i r: An ;.illustrated Catalogue of all the

.. i .e s.. ..i will be mailed a l O
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g.cO .. : ;; The grbupcwiirbe delivered fre'e-"ol CROWN t ba .
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expense at any railroad: station on re J

+ ; =i O! -1;il.l ..i.. jtCD !, ceiptof'' { the catalogue' Earliest, 'Hardiest; "IN U wY

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0 ia= g t: ; trss 8.ty as b cC fcSlmpIf, Prrfect and 14e1GRetrulat.'
L do. Tins I Hundreds in neeeeetu1 operation.
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A. Co 5; c=gc'e toQ ert a f aarnntefd to hatch larger percenta
< .1a.1 tsMyhNr. .E.M. s t.w terM
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C H.O IG EJP:0.: U.t TRiY.A.ND '- ......I W- ... tiul I ZIMMERMAN. .

N0. 6.- The lea.dard aehlae.Nifrrentaire.and
B.GRDB.STUM'. prleH. Illustrated CaUK oetree.
\' rPo.S: W. PREMIER PEA.. HLYMYKtt IRON WUW 5 h9.: ,'. *claaal.gs 8.

Strltert mud best pea r r offered.. Pined fl rorod-
White. Silver and Golden' Wyandottec: UREHEA CABBAGE Burnt lica&vg: varetyeiallentgDadty.
While ;and Barred PI1outhiR9Cu i ; 'Light W. h:one or Kukairo. Ind. 0
Brahma!*; White 'Silver, Go'den' And ,W. O.: T a ar heidec *dianTll-nc 1 ever saw In the
failed Ux
%bbc line. Out of MOM MO r Unts not one mas
B. Polish; llver and Black Hamburg;
itthsr ACHINE.'I >maIe flBecoltdh ad. GREEN AND COLD
Brown And White Leghorn; Hondafis; B. B. '
B1 nnd Pit name*." r'J IKO,Geese,Ducks Ban- (JoTdenrolor.nJdcllclon.naYCr.CARMINE
Urns and Guta MID-variety. RADISH. A hanUroino extra CMj\ vai ietT. often TMBT ant a
I have the a*en ty.t>r the 1onltor Incubator ,. Jacii>vradi he In M days Test Northern
'I and be convinced that they an
dl town Seeds BEST.
the best and cheapest In the market. THE
nperior to all otbet We will fend a lars park ech
,AdUrtaM 1.0.. Qrr'AIN..: of the above-named varieties and the rM..t D.M. *Y&CosIBnstnted
Federal PolntFlaESICKL WEB A I I Hwtrai CaUtof{ *erer pabHsh d.on receipt..of 20cU Descriptive and Priced
iTer. SEEDS paper and number offer
irill r'esal'e extra one package each of th.following SEED ANNUAL
.ra"AeI'M' a&a.iwag;..&.a..shay. ul.bra.w.prate wonderful climber ereito
edit IPOMZA, the moat
PA YE I" 1'.heavy.. Ckalas.r neb._ .ksadla..........T1.II cnp wtD eaI1.a a.lIlY... trodneed;grows anlffbt of toor l0 feet and pro- i For 1891 will be mailed FREE I
-;e is iy .. nucr.r... .f pre wkl N..a...' ECZTOEEtUKFT .to aU applicants,and to bit eaoa'
1 r''S. ,term.\1* Mid U.U..ol M&l.. ,,64reM.DJ.-.4..Ca&aIope...*.r..u,11m..r.. PEAS Introduced by Cham.Eckfotti beaatlfnJlower. of Ln g randTwbo \customers. It is betttr thaa ever.<
rla SON.SHTWI tnvi, ..n. has spent year* perfecting thus Erery: person using Cardtnt .
.JAMES. MILNE., RATS CATALOGUE, the most coropJet- Sttdt
_180111GCUI C srer pnbTtkhed, over too Tn.Ur stt... awl *< Flnotr r Fitld
tend far it. Address
lit..f D1ad.r Roes. MARKET GARDEN should
-_ I' ERS will do well to send for mr wholesalepricelist D. M. FERRY 4. CO.
8?A8JIS are__ >likely troubled with TCMTQTHOMA8-- SIMPSON..Wuh.' mailed -3EFL3s22sI i on apMetttitoa i DETROIT'MICH. *
'I'M b C J'NDed for w.J.the eelebra d TA I Uli I O MAY & CO., the wend
S... 'SYRMII: Incton,_D. C. No*tty's fee > L. L [Largest Seems in j
Beset/qilhaiTears laFAHNES1OCK .. ObM until Patent obtained.f- Write for Inventor's. etch f en and Polite. St. Paul M'nn.
IIIW *> ,lalale&ha. .hUla olt Ie4Para Guide.' '

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'Co rr :: 4.0 Latest Designs in Parlor and Bedroom Suites in Antique! Oak,
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OllCltcd. "S Bed Lounges Willow, Reed and Rattan
: ," Goods, Desks of all Kinds and
40' .
42 W .
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'Carpets i, ; Mattings Curtains, Window Shades, Hanging Lamps, China and I
': Crockery Sets, Tin Toilet Sets, Mirrors, Curtain Poles and Brackets.

Hotels Boarding Houses, Shins, Steamers, Offices and Private Residences Furnished from Top to Bottom. --
I:6r-Wben writing,please mention this paper.


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water for, least, ,expense.
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Agt. for'Hall., Steam:Pus"Root's Spiral Riveted Pipe =and Fisher',,Governor.


Jacksonville, '.'.', Florida!

,Dealers. in and Manufacturers;; of High ,Grade Fertilizers.

k "'= '_ Orange Tree and Truck .F (tII zers. Cotton and Corn Fertilizers.

,AIl Grade of Fertilizer ,Materials= : on Hand at Lowest Market Irioe.
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'f!:':Ve manufacture alb our own, goods! South.Jacksonville.: Our fertilizers are made, :from the best mat rials.

;; .W,e. have',recetlypurchased: : the factory'and"good will of the South! Florida Fertilizer Co., at Orlando, Fla.

*.*?.."' p".3U::.;. d. >;;; '-*',',. :.v -: ) ? J. ALEX..; LITTLE I Secretary and Treasurer, }

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. \ache}'s Vegetable t ;:Fertilizer, Bradle's orange) Treer r.i'Fish .. f .GLEN; j. $T._MARY ,NURSERIES,

ly"' and Potash, ', :; ..};t( Bone_ .:_and,;Potash., r G iL,TiBER; Proprietor,'Glen: St.;]:\Iary: ,'<.Fla.
.' r ; ': .-(u'( Pure:Fine,Ground Bone .. ;2soo, ; }Trees; 200 'Varieties.. All home grown. It: will pay you to
0Dry Gronild..Boae, write tous'before purchasing elsewhere. Send'(for catalogue and'puce list.
::: : r (Ii( Sulphate of Potash Jt.:; Special,prices on:large: )lots. ,( !

Nfobacco: Fertilizer;' Sea. Fowl Guano, Patent Superohosphate t ?of >'PEARS''FOR 'PROFIT ,IN THE 'SOUTH. 2eeeeoNIAGARABUD
:;;, Lime, Muriate of Potash,'Nitrate of Soda Kainit, ,&c. .;' teal ILLUSTRATED l.c.j ffmrserj' LIST Co.FREE., ,TIt.'Tille. ...-. 7, '
... .' .,,13..rgia.. CUTTINGS
:BRADLEY FERTILIZER O'oJ : cuutap.are 7OB all GALLThese from bearing vine*.
.. ,J. "OSGOOO"U All orders mut be In:bj December 1,18 O.a2.60.per .
.,. 1,000. Orden of 10AO and up-
-.ii- :Bo 'TON'. S ., 7 8 8t&MirdSCALES wards.%per cent.discount.
d State 'agents for the sale of NIAGARA
Branch Office, AUGUSTA, ',GKA. and OKXKX MOUKTAIM' grape Tines.HAYlf .
CDIrW. I'reIcM p.JcI
W. J. POLLARD, Gea'l Meager. OSCAR E JOLAN,,Fla.S .,Salmi. ;.. ,j, _tOM_:$3 5.Iew. Pioneers of Grap 88 Culture, YOUNG In South A BAILEY Florida,
i Correspondence 'SollcitecL' .i'$
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The Clyde Steamship; Co. SAVANNAH, LINE/A fi

Time 53 'to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia .
and between Boston and Savannah 65 to 70 hours.

Ocean Steamship Company.Central .

( or 90 Meridian Time)

Passage Rates :

t Between Jacksonville and New York: 1st class, 126.60;Intermediate,119.00;hcura10D.ftUO
Steerage,112. 0. .
P Jacksonville and Boston: 127.00: Intermediate,121.00; :Excnrslon.H7.30>;SteerageJ14J96
THE Magnlflcent Steamships olthis Company are appointed to 1&11..follows:


New York Charleston and Florida Lines.The (Central or 90 o Meridian Time.]

CITY OF AUGUSTA Cant. Catharine....,.......................Monday: Feb. 2- 11.00 a m
TALLA.HA8SEIiC.t.Capt. Wisher.........................?... ...Wednesday: -. 4- 1.00p m
of this Line KANSAS CITYCapt.. Kempton ......... ............ ...... ... .Friday It 6- a30p m
magnificent Steamships are appointedto CHATTAHOOCHEE.. Capt. Daggett ......... ....._ ........Saturday, 7fmpm
sail follows NACOOCHEE, Capt Kmlth .._...... ...........:._ Monday.. *. 9600 m
as : CITY OP BIRMINGHAM, Capt. Burg_........".. ..... ....Wednesday, 117.00 P m
'(STANDARD TIME.) CITY OF AUGUSTA,Capt Catharine ............ ..... ........ Friday, II 13.00 p a
From New York, From Jacksonville, TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher .................... ...... ....-.-.Saturday, 14-10.00am m
lPler20ELB.) STEAMER, Florida. KANSAS CITY,Capt. Kempton ........ ...._..._...... ...Monday, II 18- 12 m
Friday Dec. 26th. at S P. H.:..' CHEltOKEE"..Thursday, Jan. let. at 8:00 A.K. CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt.Daggett.............;............Wednesday.. 18200 pm
a MO dAY oet" 29th. at 3 P. .SEMINOLE""... Sunday, .Jan. 4tb. at 10 A. x.WedneeJay NACOOCHEE Capt. Smith ........__.. .. ................ .....Friday 2\- 4.00 p m
Det" 3bt at 3 P. H. "IRO UOIB" Tuesday .Jan.' 6th. at 12 Noon. CITY OF BIRMINGHAM,Capt.Burg .......... ...... ..... .. .Saturday, 21- "SOpm
'' '. Friday. Jan. 2d, at S P.H...".A.LGONQUIN" Thu. day, .Jan. 8th, "t 1:10 P. x.MO CITY OF AUGUSTA, 'apt.Catharine......... ................. Monday II 23- 6.COp m
. dAy. Jan. btb. at 3 P. M."YEMASBEE". Sunday Jan. 11th, at 4:00A.X. TALLAHASSEE Capt. Fisher -.f.-. ._.....-.. _....... ...Wddnesday 25- 630 p m
Wednesday Jan. 7tb, at R P. "CHEROKEE".. Tuesday, Jan 18th, at 6:00 Ao H. KANSAS CITY--Capt. Kempton...... ... Friday It 278.00 a m
Ir' Friday, Jan. 9th, at 3 P. H. .."8EMINOLE". Thursday, .r.n. 15th, at 8:00 A. H. CHATTAHOOCHEE.Capt. Daggett....................... ...Saturday, .. 28- 7.00 p m
Monday. Jan. 12th. at 3 P. "IROQUOIS"ndav, an. 18th, at 11:00 A.x.Wednet5Qay..Jan. FOR BOSTON.
J4tb. at3p.Jf"'ALG.-NQUIN" an. :lmh, at 12Noon. .
Friday, JaD. 16tb. at 3 P. H. ....YEl\IASSEE '.. Thursday ay Jan.' 22d, at 1:30 P. H. CITY OF MACON,Capt.Lewis............. ................. .... Tuesday, Feb. 3-. J2 m g
Monday .Jan. 19th. at 3 P.C....."CHEROKEE".. Sunday f Jan. 25th. at 4:00A. K.Wednesday GATE CITY. Capt. Doane...... ..... ..... ...... .......... ... f. 7- too p m
.Jan t1Ft, at 3 P. x. ....SEMINOLF."... Tuesday Jana' 27th, .t 6: 0 A. H. CITY OF SAVANNAH Capt. 00o ins ..... ........... ?._Wednesday, 11- 630pm
Friday .Jan. 2&1, ats P. x. .."IRO Uc CIS"....Thursday, Jan. 29th, at 7 A. H. CITY OF MACON, Capt. .......__ ........Sunday, II 15- 1000 am
Monday. Jan. 26th, at.8 P. H. ..'ALGO QI'IN" Sunday Feb let,' at' 9:00A H. GATE CITY Capt. Doane.. ..... -.. .?_..... ...._....Thursday 19- Z.OO
Wednesday,Jan 28th, at S P.H. .."YEMASSEE".. Tuesday Feb. 3d, at 11:00 A.K.r CITY O* SAVANNAH Capt.Googins ......... ..... ...... .' ...Monday. 23.30 m
Friday, Jan. nth, at 3 P.H. ... CHEROREE".. Tbursday, Feb. 5tb, at 12 Noon. CITY OF MACON Capl Lewis................ .... _...... .. .... Friday .. 21- 7.30pm P

(This Bblp does NOT Carry Passengers.)

St. Johns River .Line. DF:8SQUG: ,C'apt.Aikins ....__.-Wednesday Feb. 4- liSlpm'
DEMSOUG;Capt. AskIns. .- ., Saturday, 11- 930a
DESSOUG, Capt.Asklns ...__... .....-. .. .. ... Tuesday, 21- 5.30pm m
For: Sanford Enterprise and Intermediate P ints' of ;the St. THESE PALACE STEAMERS,
'. .. '''It. .''' _.. ._.... .
.oJIi.: > -' J a h ns. Iver. '"- z: '. -: Connecting with the 8avann8h;Forida] .and 'We.tem.Ratlway (Waycrcts 8bort LJneToffer' .-&
to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.
Through Tickets and Bills of Lading Issued to principal points Nortb, East aid Northwest
: t, .. The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamers -' via Savannah. For Information und rooms apply to -

,..66CJIJ-Y": OP1 T -CSIS: OVJLL'EJ: ;" J. P. BECKWITH General Agent, H. R. CHRISTIAN. Soliciting Agent.
ft\\ West Bay SIred,Jacksonville. 71 West Bay Street, /ksonvlMe.
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Oapt. W. A. SHAW, ; R. L.WALKER,Agent C. G. ANDERSON*Agent
New Pier No.85 North River New York. City Exchange Building. Savanna>,Of
PREI: 'K DEE. .:ez- RICHARDSON'* BARNARD Agents Lewis' Wharf Boston.
W. L. JAMES. Agent, 13 8.Third Htrf et, Philadelphia.J. .
Oapt. T. W, LUND, Jr. D. HABHAGEN, Eastern Agent. SIV.. .A Western Ry.Co,261 Broad''r. N. Y

:,., Are appointed to sail from Jacksonville,dally except Saturday' at 8:30 p... m. and from G.,For M.Tickets SORREL.: apply Gen.to Manager.S F. &; W. Railway W. E office.ARNOLD Gen Trav. Agt.,JacisonvHle* Fla..
Sanford,dally except Sunday,at 9 a. m'. .

Read Down. '. .; ,.'' Read Up. POMEGRANATES, BANVNAS.

Leave 3:30p. X............ .......... ...Jacksonville ....,.u..Amvellt5: p. x. FIGS PEACHES. t PINEAPPLES
M u 8OP. x.................."............Pal+tka .. ...... .. .............Leave 7:00 p. M. GRAPES,PEARS Tropical and Subtropical. I AVOC*DO PEARS
u 1:30A.x.......... ..*....,...........Mtor.......... .."....f...... 2OOP x. LOQUATS, OLIVES, ... I GUAVAS.
1 44 2:45: A.K.... St. Francis ........................ 12:45 p. x. ORIENTAL Large aIM.I Chou i Yirietal Trot K&miogILiberal ANONA8,
t 6:00 A.M..........................:... Beiesford......................... .' 11:45A. x.
6l0 Ao M-':'":;''.'f.'.''' '' Blue SprIngs, ..........f./........ 11:00 A. x PLUMSAND Dealing! ROSES.NERIUS,
Arrive-8:00AM........................ ..Sanford.. '. ..................:. II 9:00A.'X. PERSIMMONS W. G. CALADIUMS, ?
, .* 9:15: A.M. ......................... .Enterprise..... ..... ............,. 9JA. x. NUT TREES, TOUSEY, Prop'r, CACTI, VINES a.
Also Steamer ETKBGLAOK (freight only) from Jacksonville for Astor Mondays,Wednesdays ETC., ETC.LIMES. VALRICOHILLSBOROUGHCO.FLA. BAM BOO 3 ETC.
r and Fridays at 6 P.x. Returning, leave Astor Tuesdays,- Thursdays. and Satmdays: Send for Catalogue. PALMS
!at 10 A.M.
General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay Street. 1H75.

f M. IRONMONGER: Jr., Fla. Pass. A gent,88 West Bay St.,Jacksonville: Fla ..

W. F. G G V N FAY Traveling Passenger Agent,88 West Bay St.;Jacksonville', Fla.. -vv ZT iI -J.A.l\lI: : : : .IL. :aOUB.S
/ J. O. PELOT, Frt. Agt.,on wharf,foot Hogan St.,Jacksonville: Fla. .
JOIIIX L. HOWARD Fla. Frt. Agent, foot Laura St.,Jacksonville, Fla.' .r, WHOLESALE -

J. A. LESLIE. Snpt., foot Laura St.,Jacksonville,Fla.ITIARSHAL .
Grain Garden Seeds and
t n. CLYDE Assu Traffic Manager.5 Bowling Green, New York Fertilizers
THEO. G. EGEtf,Traffic Manager,5 Bowling Green N..Y. *
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t IS Soatk Wharves Philadelphia. -3 Bowling Greea..N..T.

Hay Corn Oats Flour BranWheat Grits Meal
Fertilizer ,
Williams & CNEW
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-. COTTON SEED MEAL, Both Bright and Dark.


Branch. Office, No, 729 Reynolds St., Auinistaf Ga J. .E. Tygert A Co.s NITRATE SODA '
: / c. D. DUNOAN, Florida Salesman;; v ," Star Brand Fertilizers

J Americus ,Orange Tree Fertilizer, .* \ : 4Americus Comprising ... larnc SULPHATE POTASH

Orange\ Tree, No. 2, .- ,", Orange Tr e and VegetableFEKT1LIZEB. ;
ETC. :
=j 'Americus Ammoniated Bone ". ... .
: Superphosphate> ; .
'.. ,;. These'Fertlllzer have no superior In the market and a trial will convince. ;."- ..
1. Americus, Pure Bone Meal I. Americus, Bone and Potash,'-'- .
Americus Strawberry ,Fertilizer, !

Americus Sulnhate of Potash,, CATALOGUE, -
I. I with practical'hinU to burr sending far It contain rateable lafsnafttSea talL
? : Florida, Vegetable Fertilizer. with a lift of, all the choicest varieties of the citrus finally grows. es1ies,-
'Pears, Plains. ,Apricot*, Persimmon, other fruit adapted .to tgs
I: 'v ;l I'Eiu.M": 0.'F.;FWiaton'.Mandarin, Flat 'Dr. ,H. Kn'ght, ,BelUrltir, Fliuj,)+i. B.Wlieea I climate of Our stock to grown' on highland,and la one of the fla rt aad lar-
: ClerBaeBt Fte.;.H.P.Godfrer Mlnneola.. geat m the sSeTlT IS GBOW1TTO CAN SUIT YOU WK CAX.
;o,Agrees.aUoone] *pondence1o WlLlIAMS &CXJLRK FERTILIZED, CO.. Every, (one should have our catalogue. Free on application. Jart seed your aaaae for efi;
..oJ'.. '" ..7 ;"";.".' L'M A.p8ta.a.. 8.' W. PIERCE, Indian gprlags. Lake CelUlty.o .
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Blood, ,.and Bone, Dark and Bright Cotton Seed Meal, .

:." :Pure: Fine Ground Bone, Linseed Meal,

!- Animal Bone and Potash, Tobacco Stems, -

;7Blood\ ,Bone and Potash, .f': ::" Canada Hardwood Ashes,

:::v, .- ': Chicago' Bone Meal, Sulphate of 3otash,, fcoOira.33.so .

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,d'Orange! Tree Foo4. Bearing: Trees. i "

; Tree Food, "SToxuas Trees ,.'

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'-Cf EO. E. WILSON, Gen'lA.o"fc.., 22 "W". Bav St., Jacksonville .

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=OF TH1>-
Milwaukee-Florida Orange: Company.pHOICEST Manafactnred by the-

Strains Distinctive. Varieties of,Citrus Fruit Trees a specialty. Our stocks '4. B. DarliBg Ferlllizer Company, Pawtucket, B. I* f
large and complete. Prompt attention to correspondence. For catalogue and price II Southern Offices and Warehouses. JACKSONVILLE FLA. t
4tJreM A. L. DUNCAN )Iana er. Dnnedln.. FIlL W. H.. MACO.HBKlt General Sales Agent Bostwick Building- \r'Our
Fertilizers' have given Universal Satisfaction the put season. Send fur Catalogue, J.tchine
prices,and testimonials from some of the leading grower! ,

: ,; : ? "' S ORANGfiF ; : 1891 Home Grown,Honest,Reliable.
: I offer you ay Vegetable and Flower Seed Catalogue for
1891 ItLE.; Note the immense variety of seed it con
,.., : % ""OR tai 3.and: that all the best novelties are there. Not
'" 4.\' much Ute show about it(you don't plant pictures)
e ;but fine engravings from photographs of scores of the
choice vegetables I have introduced. Would it not
.. o A O Ij be well to get the seed of these from first hands! To be the
4 oldest firm in the United States making mail'and express
9. Special Complete Manure. W business a specialty? p-aves reliability. Honest and hon-
orable dealing is the only foundation this can rest on. My Catalogue -
O is FREE as usual. A matter on second page of cover will
1891, interest mycustomers. J.J.H I.GREGORY SON,Marblehead,MM*.

For Oiue Treest Young android, Fruit Trees, and, Small Fruits.. .. JOIUT TMK,

Producing a Healthy Vigorous Growth and Bright Firm Fruit
.- That Holds on Until it is Picked. :HOB: : : :r VmST: laNT-r: : .

O UR"1YIAXIM i::; I "FEED THE PLANT, AND Building and Loan Association;

s & lAo"research,v&rlfted.by. practical experiment, have enabled us to determine,the And Own a Home. "
meet suitable form of plant cod to' produce not only'sweet fruit. (the moat salable*,but alsobeaUfeywood. .
The terms of this Association have never been equalled in Florida. It offers terms that '
We olfllm that our ORANGE GROWER returns)the soil In suitable form and In proper should enable every man to,Instead of paying rent to a landlord, have same sum pay for
time those constituents which fruits abstract,and will give larger yield,by stimulating same property In a few years It offers best terms to

a vlg -roulco-.dIUo of,the entire plant. ,Our ORANGE GROWER supplies the required STOP A MORTGAGE.Write .
elements. of plant fo)d and In saleable f rms. ,for particulars,to the above named Association
Experience has proven that Potash Is best adapted t?the orange tree,and cur OR4.NGE
GROW}R contanUlns the largest amount,principally the form of sulphate. The Bone 5 Everett Block, Jacksonville, Fla.
used is more quickly' available than the'raw bone, being carefully dissolved, hence more --

readily taken by the roots of the. tre. Many failures are recorded will las bone,and we area PECANS. ..,;
kilo believe that the soil o tY&ridr;has not the power:>> to dissolve boss and mate plant
.**ftoi of It,which abe&r&r*oil+ rx>%sese: We have aimed to'put It In the right form to yield KIAIE Large nuts for_ seed Also, pecan trees
Hs.. \ ready for the grove
up. plant food gradually through the season.It
Is an unqnestloiAble fact,admitted by all that the growth of an orange tree is the Large Paper-shell Pecans my
labor of many. years and we can not afford to wait a.whole season for the bone to be rendered Specialty.Pecan -
tolable. On the other aand.t.hetrees should not be forced by stimulants like fish,guano PIANOS. nuts, SI per' pound; oneyearoldtrees .
cottonseed meal,wblc\being rich In ammonia,are consequently too forcing. Experience, ,11 each. .
has farther demonstrated the wisdom of frequent applications of fertilizers,especially on UNEQUALLED IN Ocean W.R.Springs STUAR7'17.25.2t ,Miss.AMSDKN .
lighter lands say two or three times a year,in January,February or March and In June and
July. It should be scattered broadcast around the trees,a little way from the trunk:,and as Tons,Touch,WorkmanshipDurability
far out as the Lrinchcs ex'end, and should be worked. lightly In the soil. About onehalfpoead Baltimore,22and 24 East Baltimore Street.
afeould be applied to young trees when first set out,working thoroughly into the soil, New York, 148 Fifth Ave.
that it may not come in contact with the tender roots. Another half-pound should be scattered Washington, .817 Market Space.
around the tree after it is set out,on the surface,and raked in.
OMer trees should be treated as follows:, ,Two pounds:>> for second year,three pounds for UMMEROFFER
tfe4r4 year,increasing the quantity a pound a year entll the tree Is ten years old. A full
l e riag grove should have from 1200 to 2,000 pounds per acre ..
Seed for pamphlet and price,and all other information to

A. M. BOND, General Agent,
4 AUguM. .,,'
'BOWKER FERTILIZER 'CO. Jacksonville Fla. or October and pj vhm ''
crop are tdUL Spot Cash "i
Price The Lewort knows.Jnst .
a lilt euh c1ewn,bs lams BREEDER OF

t' OHNSON' & STOKES Oar Deoember1tth.entire Rock-MJ N.Interest.makesIMMWr e1don White and Silver Wyaiiotte, 'r
price or BtfK BEST Sala.L 4 .
FARM MANUAL FOR1891,M/KI&1D& I to&11 who write tor 14. mer offer we: ever made. Plymouth Rocks, S. G. Legfaong t. )
Write for Circular-
OABDSN TOOL A POULTRY Scrrucs.J008OI : Flower LUDDEN& BATES Eggs from choice selected stock at all tames i
: a 8TOD1J" ,m a 919 Street, FHILADELTHI1, PA 1890 Choice Fowls at reasonable prtee
iJ SAVANNAH, OA.A The Three-Dollar Bone and Shell Mill and
I Poultry Clover Cutter. Prairie State Inea-
i SPRAY'YOUR FRUIT TREES AND:VINES. baton and Brooders. Circulars free.
E. W. AMSDEN, Onaofid,Fla.THE .
Wormy Fruit aDd Leaf Blight of Apples Pears.Cherries,Plum Cur- SCHOOLritting
culls prevented by awrarlng: with the *XCIXSIORSF&A.T'
-acer9T TII ROT prevented. using: EXOaELBOR :
I Injurious insecta whtcb Infegj .
rru nags and Strawberries. ''PF.RliECTstook .young men for the active"duties.of life. SELF-RESTORER f
A: "' OW>> mOJt ,Chartered by the Legislature of Virginia, and
tQ Large endorsed by the:Chamber of Commerce Coancil; .
of Treea,., aad_Berry PlanU at Bettem P jioefc and prominent citizens: the cky where located -=-a at t::' to : BSD,y wag,.MeH aged, '
POr ,circulars and testimonials,address :
Address,WM.STAHL.Qalaey,IIliolii.s catalogue Dt.Ill.Dtr MoatM1 d
T.CIDUl !)MORZ President,Sltvatoa.Va.

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