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: March 12, 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
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lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00171
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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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- .. DAC08TA Proprietors A POWERS.* Jacksonville Fla, Tkwsday; March 12, 1881. Whole No. 1154.ir>t.v Ill sIRIBS, Ho 11. '

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,One and one-half miles from Peru,Fla.,one-
Chasselas '
Lnttlchauv best and by weeds '
half mile from Alafla river. 110 bearing tree .
la nrst-claa condition ,15 to 18 old. the the earliest market grape in Florida. "T
,jean They are best. They are grown for use in the South. j .
4 Good water,healthy locality. Tract containing Write for Catalogue. &
They are adapted to our Florida soil and climate. Give them a
70>>acrest Address, P. M.,Peru, Fla. H. VON.LTJTTIOHAT/,, ,
trial., Our new catalogue for 1890-91 will be sent on application. 12-4-it Earleton,F1& '


r Seedsmen and Florists. Intrelachen, Fla. ERS LI E ORANGBN '
Moon's Patent Pl w-Colter and Gang beat ELL __ U US E R Y.(0nI7 -
the world. Adlostlble to any.Plow, one or
twothorsA. > avea'2) per cent! ,.in' labor for 300)yards from depot)
man andlgiast,and enables you to turn any Thousands of sweet seedling,. two to UT*rears' '
kind of grow,vines or Weeds completely out SAVE TIME AND MONEY. old from. seed directly budded- Toekerprore. t..
Splendid selectton of
ot light.- OU BA.1fTKKD. Send for circular. loss and otherwise Maltese Oral Med.Sweet.B t
# MOON COLTER MFG.CO.. Washington Navel, Tangerine Peerless, I
Agents wanted. Huntsville,Ala. Sweet and others. The last named Is a new an4
START' RIGHT AND' KEEP RIGHT by buying your vinesof splendid variety, early and sweet. Our prices an
& RIPLEY the lowest. Try us and you: will pop !P
BLAKE those who have had experience and have MADE A SUCCESSOF Address, J.G.SUHNn JiI&B&Ier- a '>4
AGENTS Care E.A.Puss Kllerslle,Pasoo Oo,FlaBARNETT ? tG. :J.


; full instruction and of:vines MR1m IAtI J ... ,
EXCHANGE give as to planting care ...,

Price Catalogues of weekly sales furnished AGENTS tel.
on application.' State Agents for the Niagara White Grape Companies' Superior Vines, :.
and Green Mountain FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE. t,

TAS. SAITTA, SON &"CO.,,, # NIAGARA ,VILLA. Whales hn mis fioB, Fniiti and Ysgttailei. '...t "

J I FRUIT IMPORTERS, :AND COMMISSION Box 492, Orlando_ Fla. Prompt return Stance on application. &
I MERCHANTS. _,.--199 south Water Street.Cfaieaso. '7". .'

Age ats for Georgia,Carolina and Missouri FALL AND WINTER SEASON 1890 AND 1891. ESTABLISHED 1878. #
melon. 800 cars received yearly. Leaders .
in Bananas and Florida Oranges. Consign- t.

menu References solicited.: Whole Quickest fruit and trade beat, Masonic returns. THE PAINE FERTILIZER COMPANY R. FRUIT COMMISSION MERCHANTS '

Bank and Co. Exchange Bank. For the sale of Oranges,LemonsandBinanM, .J
Pittsburgh, Pa.,939 to 981 Liberty avenue. '
; New York N. Y., 88 ,Park Place and 258 JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA. 64 AND 66 PROSPECT ST., CLEVELAND
Washington street Office 60 West Bay Street, Warehouses and Wharves at the terminus of the F. 0.k P. R. R., Ample storage and
Philadelphia, Pa., Jas. SaItta, U and IS St.Johns River, East Jacksonville. respondence solicited. Stenells furalafeed.: !
Dock street. Reference*-Mercantile National Bank Wm. Bd-
wards&Co. Wholesale Grocers; Cb.1ldl.: GroS Jt 00,. \-t
NUR- Manufacturers of Commercial Fertilizers.Wholesale Wholesale Boots and Shoes; Brad*tree U' and B.U. .. i
P01IONAVHOLESALE Dun&Co./. Mercantile Agencies; "Ohio Farmer; t
dealers In and Importers of all kinds of Agricultural Chemicals. Clereland.w : I

MACCLENNV, BAKER CO., FLA. Bend us your name and we will mall you from time to time much general Information M. BOEHMER & CO.,
regarding successful orange and vegetable culture In Florida.

to Propagators Florida and the Gulf general States.line of Florida fruit tree grown adapted peach The Finest Recommendation to be Obtained In the State.-Florida Experiment Station. -Jas.P. No.635 Liberty'Ave., '
d and Oriental plum specialties. Fifty raiietlesof DePass, Director. PITTSBURGH, PA.Commission : ;
peach and fifteen of plum. ,Peach on both peach LAKE CITY, Fuu Oct.291890. Merchants, Dealers in Foreign
and almond Harlanna,pecans.plum Jennlng's roots.Florid Apricots apple nectarines eta No MESSRS. E.T. PAINE&SON. Dear Sirs-I have used your"Orange Tree Food"on my and Domestic Fruits. Oranges In ear lots a
ageats employ <1. Correspondence solicited., crave for two years and my trees are growing very finely. It Is an excefentJertuizer and I specialty.Consignments.
can recommend! U moat highly. Yours truly, JAS. P.DBP A8S. and correspondence solicited'.
u; ... GRAZING MUZZLE. TAMPA, FLA.,Oct.20,1890. Reference German National Bank. : .
pATENT MESSES.E.T.PAINE & SON. Gentlemen am so far satisfied. with the results obtained
of your "Orange Food" Fertilizer, of which I used over 60 tons the past season. W. SHERMAN & CO.,
Allows stock of all kinds t6 graze and prevents >iy.frnlt Is very firm and heavy. Five years continuous use of this brand shows that It produces L BOSTON, y
browsing. Trees and shrubs fully pro a thin tough-skinned fruit which carries to market under average conditions excellent e t
tected. shape Not one"bad order"report did I receive the past season. The wood growth RECEIVERS OF FLORIDA FRUITS.
References, S. B.Hubbard A Co., Jackson obtained by the use of your fertilizer Is not as great aa by some others, but Is HEALTHY and References: Dr.Henry Foster,OvIedo,
ville. CERTAIN. Yours truly, J. M. WATBOUB. Capt. B F Whitner, Fort Reed, Fla.; Firs It ,
Price,IL25 each at factory. National Bank, Sanford. Fla.; S.P. Sliga

JdOBEMEN &'CO., S'.a. VEC: ] :MOT: :ElY Lady Bend,Lake Fla.;,Dr.Fla.L.;L.J.Newsom W Roberts,Crescent, Orange City, r

4 ,Swtt&erland.F1L Fla.: Fourth National Bank, Boston H.Hama .

.,. A...,J. BEACH NURSERYMEN.& ,SON., ByMyliMft.Liiicoit&Co's[ C l l ll C O/'S } "CULTURATOR""VEGETATOR" G S A.Co.' PALMER, Boston. '


PALATKA, FLA. Complete Fertilisers for Vegetables and Fruit Trees." Analysis and prices upon application SOUTHERN PRODUCE A SPECIALTY. y
.a Trees and Plants of all kinds suited to this BA.KEJI BROS., State Agents. ''
GEO. W: BAKER'S ROTTED BONE MANURE, Decomposed with Potash. 135 per Oranges,Lemons,Pineapples, and all other
climate. Camphor trees a specialty. Also ton delivered. Guaranteed Analysis. Send for Catalogue and samples. Fruits and early truck, also, dried fruits,
Japan Chestnuts,Pecans and Japan Ferslmraoas. .,BAKER BROS.,Special Agents, Palm Springs'Fla. nuts All furs,eta .
consignments promptly remitted tor.
LOW PRICES OK TOBACCO STEMS IN CAR LOTS Stencils and market reports furnished: free.
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References Bradstreets, and established
T F. HOBSON & CO., merchants and banks of the South.


Southern Fruits and Vegetables Specialties.References LOQUATS, OLIVES, GUAVAS Receivers of Florida Oranges.Lemons,(traps.
Oiiie4Yirieti.I True liaa I I' ,
S -Dr. H. Rldgdy President !'annen'it ORIENTAL LtrgeSfoikl Ic ANONAS, Fruit and Tangerines.
D.L D.J..CUmmJn,President Smyrna t
DoTer :
1 1nn,Del,: Florida Fertiliser Cow GalnesJo&Bsen PLUMS AND Liberal Dealing I ROSES NERIUS, STRICTLY FAHOT FaUlT,BOTH nr Ql1.\Ln'T1\\
f 1 8"-, PaUadelphla: Co J. Do V. Hasxardtestta W. G. TOUSEY, Prop'r OACTLVINE8 Stencils taroJabed free,; .
,F1&.;MaJ.John Knlllns. ,Norfolk,VaJ*Produce ETC., ETC.LIMES. ? BAMBOOSEC.PALMS.! Rsfereacer-Chatham National Bulk,N.Y.;
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Steaeu. tBralflhed when requested. BetumJ made 1...A.Harry Cltra, Fla.
011 dar of sale.: .. Send for Catalogue; Prompt returns on all cons4famefit .

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Berry Crates and Baskets.. Orange Growers' Supplies.

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: ,'V!aycross Railroad Wharf, ) :. mf.J( !k'F :, :JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.'


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Is the.most 'effective compound? yet discovered? destroying the insects infesting! the orange tree, and

is a sovereign remedy: for ,the various forms of fungi on trees and, plants.' Being free from all substancesof

a caustic, corrosive or poisonous nature, it can handled with perfect safety to the person, and'applied

.:f to the trees ,at any stage of growth without in ury.

This insecticide has been used: by ,some of thethe/ largest orange growers in the State during the

.. past year, and has given perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application.


: .*' ; For Red Spider and Scale, use one gallon to ,fifty,gallons of water. General directions for using sent on application.. : :


4 F" .In'barrels and half barrels. If there is no agent in your vicinity, write for price delivered., ."
Manufactured by McMASTER & MILLER,

San Mateo and Cltra, Fla. :


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'' t E ---'I'Iae: Florida: ]D1: patoIa: :l.1n: : / ..,. :

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With the Magnificent Connections. ::.

( The Great Fast Express Freight System of f the South.

The attention of shippers is directed to the Plant S. S. Line between Havana,Key West and Tampa,and :South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford,S.,F.A W.By.between
n Jacksonville,Gainesville,Bainbridge, RIver Junction and Savannah,Savannah and Charleston,and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah,Philadelphia,Boston and New
,; York,and Merchants and Miners Transportation Company between Savannah and Baltimore The best equipped,fastest and most prompt lines between all points In Florida and all
't points North and Northwest. Be oelvers and Shippers will profit by the following unparalleled connections: e
Double dally fast freight service for all points West via Albany,Jesup, Bainbridge andBally Double dally fast freight service from all points North and West via Albany,Bainbridge, tt
; If SaTannah. Jesup and Savannah to all points In Florida;fast freight trains both via GalnelT1l1eJaek-
fart freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern,Interior Bonville,Callahan and Live Oak.
and coast points, Including New York,Boston, Philadelphia,Baltimore,Washington. and Four ships a week by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company,sailing from
r New Pier 85,North River,)direct.for Savannah Monday,Wednesday,Friday and
FourlSnnections a week for New York via Ooean'.Bteamshlp: Company,leaving Savannah Saturday.
Mondays, Wednesdays,Fridays and Saturdays. The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers will leave Boston Mar.5,9. ,
Two connections a week for Baltimore.via Merchant and Hlnera'Transportation COm13,17 21.25 and 28 for Savannah direct,making connection on the dock at Savannah with fastpauyle&Y.1ng
Savannah Wednesday and Saturday. freight trains for ell points In Florida. .
Connections for Boston every via Boston and Savannah Steamship Company,leaving Savannah From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Philadelphia Mar.1,11,21 and 81,
liar.,7.lie 15t 19.28.27 and SL every five' days from regular sailing day via New York to Savannah.
Connections for Philadelphia every ten days via Ocean Steamship Company,leaving ;mom> Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., every Tuesday and
close connection with B.,F.A W. for all In Florida.
Savannah Mar." 0,IS and 39 Pmay.. making By. points
Balling days for Steamships are subject to change without notice.
The Florida Dispatch Line Is the.quickest and best freight route from all points North,East and West to Florida. For full particulars,rates,stencils and shipping receipts apply to
any agents of the above lines,or to WM.P.HARDEE,QenT Freight Agent,SavannahJa. 3
0.D.OWENS,Traffic Manager,Savannah,Ga. F.B.PAPY,Asst.Traffic Manager,Savannah, Ga. W. M.DAVIDSON Genl Traffic Agent, Jacksonville,Fla.
J.A.BPCTTSWOOD' ,Trav.Agt.,Gainesville..Fla. J.P.JOBDA ,Trav.Agent,Quincy. J.E.DBATTOH,Trav. Agent, Jacksonville. J.H.BTZFHXWS: ,Agent,Jacksonville.


Ends, Lake County, Fla.,
Offer for sale for immediate planting -
with practical hint to beginners,I*worth sending for. It contains valuable Information to "

; all. with a lies of all the choicest varieties of the citrus family grown. Peaches, A FINE STOCK OF ORANGE AND LEMON TREES:

Pears' Flams, Apricots. Persimmons, Grapes and other fruit adapted to the

climate of Florida. Our stock Is grown on'high pine land,and is one of the finest and lar- One ana two year buda;choicest varieties,all grown on pine land. : .-

lest 1B tile 8Me. IT IS GBOWN TO'SELL. IF ANY ONE CAN SUIT YOU, WE CAN. My Nurseries were entirely,uninjured by the March frooe. Pleat now dui the. xalnyseason. ''

Every o* afeoald have oar catalogue. Free on application JTust send your name for.ODe Write forjspea1alprioe&G.; "'.,,.''/*.,,

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lf01te andOzrcl1 Ord Seffner, Hillsborough county, had 21 A Plea for the ,Seedling Peach. the more delicate peach seetns likely
degrees; all guavas; of tender varieties Editor farmer and Fruit Grower to break down under this continual
.' ,- --.. killed to the ground, but the Cattleywas Is it 'not time to,call a halt in the so- artificial reproduction. Consider the

That Mythiqal 'Fr st Ltue.s unhurt. called development of the peach ,in superior hardiness of the seedling
- b Editor 1,1 Farmerand Frult-Orower, *, At Callahan. Nassau county, and Florida? ,Are we not likely to de- LeConte and Kieffer over the highly
; Lake. City, Columbia, old velop it into something less desirable
,,;Please give, the location ?of the many than "improved" French pears so much
{ :'ffrost,line in last March'and. *'in'Jan orange trees were slightly hurt by In we now have? sought after in the North. The yellows -
+ seventeen degrees of cold while a, Florida before the war the old
1a nary, 1886. ,., in the peach and the blight in the .
hundred miles native peach trees found hun-
,further south others were by
be the of .
N. DE HOWARD.: pear may outgrowth deg n.
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J w were l killed nearly to the ground, and thousands in Middle and
.. Clarcona,March 2d. eracy.
showing that local conditions establishthe West Florida, healthy and fruitful.
tir: The location of. the fr sline in frost line. Springing from whatever origin, Span- ially Northern we want Florida in Florida where ,frost espec-is

Florida is-as, !mythical lai was' that ofDel&ra's Rev. J. H. White,. ,at ,Georgiana, ish or English, Persian or Virginian, so prevalent, is not so much an early
; fountain'of perpetual,youth Indian river, reported a temperatureof they,had'grown to be a part of the real peach to ship (once in six years), buta
26 degrees andhe, made the following estate of'Florida, just as the, old Mission -
But the search for i it, ,.sjIi: the case of ; hardy, seedling, mid-season peach to
notes to its effects the and the club-wheat are of
as on grape and
can to The latter
the ,has resulted in the evaporate.
Spanish,quest, California. served valuable
different varieties of ,Eucalyptus, of They a not the bait
may present glittering
discovery, of many ,valuable facts. which he had a fine collection ; I i purpose, for they bore fruit True, which the former does-often only to

JANUARY, I&86.J The giant gum '(amygdalina), un- that fruit was not of'as high a qualityas prove a snare and a delusion-but it .

:; One 'of these_ l interesting discoveries! touched; the red gum(rostfata), tecder some that is raised now-a-days, or has solid qualities which will, one day,
) not raised it would be truthful
equally as -
was made by two parties_simultaneously growth nipped off; the applescentedgum in my judgment, rank it with the great
to say for of the Florida
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(Stuartiana untouched horticultural
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'and without the.kno of each Florida.PLATT.
ledge; bastard box (goniocalyx), slightly discolored peaches that,we try to raise have beenso .
?other.1': 'In, Putnam county, 'with a ; the yellow box, (mdbodord), sublimated by refinement that theyare Marlanna, FJa.
'below no longer able to produce fruit .-.-<
temperature.seventeen" degrees slightly discolored; the white gum
Banana-Growing-; on the FloridaKoyaNo.
after their kind.
freezing, Mr.. ,:L. Jacpbs: ,, observed that (lemani hamastoma killed.), slightly touched; the During the war these old native 2.
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Sicily lemons budded: ,on sour orange The blue gum (globulus) was killedas peach' trees were neglected and fell [BY w. s. ALLEN.]

stock escaped with only the far south as Sanford; while another: into decay more or less. And for I forgot to say when 'writing ,about
loss'= of tfrelr\ leaves and''tenderest, observer states that his variety (name some time after the war was ended lit- grown roots instead of,suckers, that!incase ;
tle/e'ff rt was made to replace them, the roots belonged to plant that
branch'esj; while ,Florida ,and Sicily not given) survived at South :Jackson '
seedlings alongside of' them were ville. It would be very interesting to for people were put to their wits' endsto has not yet borne fruit the germ of the
the common necessaries of fruit is still in the and if
know what th2t variety was. #' procure root, they a e"j
killed to the ground; : He Attributesthis life. But in the course of time Northern planted the root end down, thejr natural 1!

'fact to the hardy quality of, ,the, MARCH, 1890. settlers or Georgians and Carolinians position in the,soil, a small branch '1 1of

sour :stock being> i imparted ''to the At Manatee only the leaves of the : began to come in, and they fruit will appear, from six inches to ,

,growth above',it, Mr. McKibben. }, of bananas were;,killed according to Mr.I. brought with them their "improved" three feet from the ground. Of course
M DePew, who says that he has budded peaches; the old natives were such fruit is worthless. Poverty of '
Crystal\ ,jLake, :Putnam. county,. also ,banana,pie the year round. Mr. W. put aside. And from that day dates soil is shown in summer by small fin- I

reported his"seedling lemons killed to E. ,Driscoll, ,on the other hand, writing i the period of uncertainty and unfruit- gers on the bunch of bananas. The ,
the} ground by a temperature'of fifteen from the same place,. states ,that fulness of the'Florida peach. same result is produced if the plant is ;

below.freezing,'. while 't tlTose budded pineapple culture has, ,been pretty One of your correspondents in Lake not deep enough in the ground.; .
bot1on! sour and,sweet, orange stockurvived much abandoned there on account of "Butler some time ago, in speaking of To prevent this, the plant should be
,, losses from! frost ; but, he thinks that the manifest decline' of the Florida filled up with rich earth and surrounded -
in the oak scrub there is a much peach, dated it from. a great rainstorm with a heavy mulch of any
.'! At Acton, Polk county,_ Mr., P. E, better, prospect for immunity from which occurred In 1872, flooding the fibrous material to be found. The
W rburto l'reported his lemons buddedon frost,than in the hammocks. earth, upsetting many' trees, splitting roots of the plants are so near the surface 'I
n tnfoliata stock not 'injured: at allT&T. In the interior of Manatee and Lee others down, and leaving all more or of the ground that the mulch v

James,A. Harris,, the ,well-known counties we know that frost occasionally less affected with a gum disease. But serves a double office. It protects the .'
: I falls, though: it was claimed; by a this flood was not the real cause of the plant from drought, and by its gradual '::
who lived all his in
has life
grower:, recent writer that there is 'a strip of decline; it was only contemporaneouswith decay furnishes manure at the very '
'Florida, once told us that, with the I coast half a mile wide south of Char- and served to mark, its begin- place where it is needed. mulch is

exception. of '1886, groves _on, highland lotte Harbor that is exempt. But ning. so essential in our dry winter that too
'had always escaped the,frost with Mr. W. S. Allen, for years a resident The old Florida clingstone (or much cannot be said in its favor. In -
l less" 'injury, \ than those ,on :hammocks., of Chockaluskee,. ,states that "even at "press" as our native farmers can it) fact, if a fruit grower has plenty of ;,
e : .Chockaluskee all groves (he is speak- and the freestone (or: "clar-stone") I mulch, he can prolong the profitable
That:year his Citra grove was scarcely ing of bananas) that are [not?] were not perhaps as juicy and cer- bearing of a grove of bananas to. at .fl'

hurt at.all. ,thoroughly protected from, northerly tainly not,as large as some of the mon least three years. I ascertained this
; I At ,Lake' 'Worth, according to a winds*are damaged by frost more or strous Chinese clings now in vogue; by accident. My seed beds, where I
'careful local, writer, ,the -temperaturefell less every winter." but they had ,a,rich and meaty quality sow tomatoes, cabbages and onion
to'degrees 'on three successive Writing of the Keys, extending ,which gave them a substantial value. seeds, are between a mangrove swamp
mornings, freezing ice a quarter' of an from Key West to Largo, Matacombe\ ,An indifferently good peach every and a banana grove. In September, .
;pineapple' leaves, whitened 'OD.t p, and others up as far north as Miami, year,is better than the most exquisite when preparing my seed beds, I have :
inch thick. Lemons.1were'defohat' d, "Mr. ,C. Gunby; ,a well, known residentof budded peach once in three or four mowed off the grass and weeds and

coc nuts'dropped off and hundredsof : ; West says they are "totally years; ,and they were not indifferently thrown' them into the banana grove,
fish killed. 4 (frostless. good; they were often of a very fair simply to get them out of the
,At Kissimmee there.was:a temperature "We'find, then, that the only really quality. way. This mass of fibrous material
,of degrees; ; 80 per ,cent, of frostless ,region in Florida is short The hardy orange and the tough covered the ground to the depth of
the oranges;west of Lake Tohopekaliga strip,of the southeastern coast, lying apple may endure generations of budding three feet, gradually decaying, till the
were frosted, and:15 per: .cent east_ .under,the lee of Lake Okeechobee and I,I and grafting without suffering next year, when another'lot would be
of it. Guavas killed to the ground. the Everglades.: any great lesion of their vitality; but thrown in. This was done in the


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hurry of work, as the most convenientway except by mulching, and that is little top of the tree was reversed in posi. might study the methods here adoptedwith

of clearing.the land, and..without,. practiced. I tion. In our eleven years' residence advantage to themselves.Orange ..

a 'thought of manuring the banana. In concluding what I have, to say among the orange groves of Florida, County Reporter.

The consequence was, this part of the on the subject I would state that all I we have never seen trees burdened .

grove bore extra large bunches of baBaaas know about banana culture I have like these with fruit. All were bright Practical Fertilizer Tests.

and continued to do for one learned from experience; and I fully In the entire grove,, it is doubtful if a, Editor Farmer Fnut-Grower.
made of the
; year after, the''balance of the grove believe that south of latitude 28 in box of russets could have been Having a study grow,
ing of and lemons in Florida-
ceased,to bear marketable fruit. Florida they can be grown profitablyon lea'ned. There was no scale or other oranges
and efforts with fair
An acre bananas, should furnish any rich well drained land that can insect to be found on the trees. All my having met a .

2,000'bunches i in two years plant be protected from the winds. A little were clean, all were perfect. measure of success, a brief statement

f ing. I think this a fair estimate of our frost can be guarded against in our Two other features struck our of my experience the past season may
if not
'" crop in Chockaluskee. The first.cut- country where wood is so abundant. observation. The trees were close prove interesting, instructive, to

; 'tiag will:be in fourteen months, and All that is necessary is to keep a'slow together, and the ground showed no readers.my brother growers among your

the bunches will.average nine double fire or smoke on the windward side of evidence of the use of plow or hoe.

hands, from 225 to 275 fingers, and the grove when the mercury falls to The grove is a young one. We did My bearing grove consists of 506
of them
weighing fifty to sixty pounds. Nearly 40 Fahrenheit, and the banana is not get dates and figures, but would orange and trees.((25 lemon not yet -
of whichare
) 138 trees (13
every grove will furnish a few bunches secure. But violent northers that !judge that the trees nearest the house,

of ten, eleven, twelve, and sometimes 'whip 'the leaves badly are almost as :and which represent the first planted, yet unbearing). From this grove
the ina
thirteen double hands, and weighing I destructive to banana plants as may have been out twelve to fifteen my crop past year income.brought me
little From
seventy-five pounds. The second'cutting I cyclones that break the stalks! years; farther away they were smaller over $8,000 net #

'will begin in two months after'the I believe the principal difficulty in and smaller until upon the outskirtsof one lemon tree alone my receiptswere

first, as some of the suckers will be banana culture in South Florida arises the twelve-acre grove they were $79.30 net, and from one single

nearly 'as far advanced on the main'stalk. from the fact that to be free from frostwe just coming into bearing. Farther orange tree $33.75 net My fruit has
and of uniform
been free from rust
This cutting from the suckers must have an, open exposure to back was an addition of several acres marketprice.
size and the
will not average over eight double northerly winds. Even at Chocka- set out one and two years ago. brought top
results I
For these must
r hands, or forty pounds to the bunch.In luskee all groves that are thoroughly Mr. Taber was busy packing and much credit to the liberal applicationof

two years from the time of plantingthe protected from northerly winds, are shipping his fruit, so_ we did not apply Fertilizers which I have

'bunches will.be so small that: the damaged by frost more or less every the interviewer's corkscrew to him. Bradley's ,
grove ceases to be profitable; and then winter while those that are exposedto Rev. Lyjnan Phelps kindly acted as for the uniformly five satisfactory results

all the plants should be dug up from those winds have their leaves badly our guide and informant, and he gaveus past years. They

:each hill and a good healthy :sucker whipped. So we seem to be standing the main facts. These trees are set have not only produced a large yieldof
fine fruit
p planted in their place, to be cultivatedas between Scylla and Charybdis. Someof very close together, so that their tops on my bearing groves
but have also made and
'before.I us here have winds and some have already meet between the rows. Ona .a rapid strong

I. 'do not think the banana impov- frosts. portion of the land the number of growth on my nursery stock.
As evidence of the comparative value -
erishes our land. The plant .makes I spent a few weeks on the island trees approximates two hundred to the
'of these fertilizers I will cite the
an immense amount of fibrous sub. of Cuba several years ago, and found acre. No plow is ever used among

stance, which rapidly decays and I that a hurricane of the previous year them. Only a straight tooth harrow following case:
A of which I have
returns to the land the food drawn had so damaged the bananas and and a mowing machine. Commercial 15 acre grove,
had the and which I fertilized
from it. The plant requires little 'plantains that Cuba did not produce fertilizers are broadcasted over the care, Fertilizer
with Fruit and Vine
care after it is high enough to, shade enough for her own use and had been ground, and then the harrow is run Bradley's -
the the first
the ground. While young, they require ; for twelve months importing them from over a strip six or seven feet wide be- produced past year (
of its boxes of
bearing) oranges
that the ground: be kept clean Central l America. On the Bahama tween the rows. The first crop of 367 ,

by light hoeing, but the soil should Islands the''best bananas are grown in grass and weeds to come up in the while an with adjoining from 5 the acre grove,

,not be dug deeply either with hoe or what they call sink holes, being depressions early part of the summer is cut down the planted time trees and the nursery kind at
on same
,plow. The banana will not flourish in the rocks where they are with a mower and left upon the sur
of soil but fertilized with Fertilizers
Mapes' -
I on land where water stands at fully protected from the winds. With face. The second crop, cut later, con ,
but 60 boxes of
any time- of the year. They make windbreaks of evergreen trees, plantedin tains but little except grass, and this is produced In other words the fertilized or-

,rapid growth in the rainy season when the manner so successful in the cured for hay. During the rest of the anges. with grove the-

.' the l land has sufficient drainage, but northwestern prairies, and a little year grass and weeds grow without in Bradley's produced at
of boxes while
not ,otherwise. Where there is not l labor in prepanng piles of fuel to be terference. This is all the cultivationthe rate 2454 per acre,
that fertilized with
) outlet, so that drainage is impossible used in cold weather, I doubl not land gets. To keep foliage in good the of boxes Mapes' produced
at rate 12 acre.
without great expense, the fruit bananas can be profitably grown overa condition the tops are thoroughly As these per at the

grower can throw a piece of rich low large section of Florida. sprayed two or three times during the groves were planted
time and with from ,the
land into high ridges eight; feet apart, year. Mr. Phelps claims that if the same trees
the kind of
and by planting bananas in the tops of ORANGE GROWING FOR foliage is kept in good condition, so same nursery, on same
soil and the
PROFIT. subjected to exactly same
these succeed in'making. that the leaves can properly perform
ndges, a
with the the
treatment exception of
which otherwise would be fail their functions, the trees will keep i
crop a The Home and Grove of J. O. fertilizer used I can only attribute

ure This is the plan adopted by Taber. healthy, provided, of course, they are the ,in the the difference
Rev. Mr. Lee, of Manatee village, Mr. Taber is a man who talks but properly fed and nourished.In difference yield to '
in the fertilizers used. If
whose grove to all appearances is too' little. :He is a close observer and an the selection of varieties Mr. any
interested will call
low for growing,bananas. I,think his industrious worker. An inspectionof Taber has been very particular. Only Stanton parties I shall take on in me furnishing at

grove is little, if any, above spring his 'grove while it is in fruit '''will the finest varieties are to be found in of these pleasure -
k tides. Yet his bananas in, 1873 were convince'any person that he is aboutas his grove, and as he has only bright While proofs I for

flourishing, being planted on,' top of near a solution of the orange growing fruit, he secures the highest price. In fertilizer and am have not an agent any interest
no pecuniary
: ridges. Low lands in Florida! do not problem as any man in Florida. picking, wrapping and packing the in,the sale of I have -
=: stand a drouth as well as high lands, Upon entering the enclosure one is at same methodical and painstaking system any with all the
struck with the is followed. The ,choicest fruit perimented thoroughly
11 l and bananas planted on low lands once vigorous appearance different makes of fertilizers which

should be mulched heavily In order, of the trees. Other:, groves havenot and the most attractive packages have
; sold in Florida and
that, the roots can find plenty of recovered from the effect of last already created a demand for the fruit are most largely ,
have the conclusion from
I' moisture ,in,the dry season: year's drouth. Here ,the foliage ''is of this grove. The result proves the haustive come to tests that ex-

I The growth of'the banana, is ,retar- dark and rich, the leaves of the trees wisdom of doing things right. Mr. practical the ,reliable Bradley'sFertilizers and #t

< winds which split the l leaves; unusually! :large'and as glossy as ,the Taber gets $2.25 per box for his fruiton are most
the returns of that I
f hence it is,desirable haveA/grove; ,/ leaves' of a magnolia. 'Why is this? the cars at his railroad station, and have give largest used. As fertilizers any of

t as compact as possible. A,square ,or'It The land is a pine ridge, and can holdno the buyer estimates the value of the :. the ever Florida are
greatest importance to our
I It ,circle of an acre,will,produce more 'reserve moisture its grasp whichis present year's crop at six thousand I feel it is them
fruit than an oblong gIove.'of: the withheld from other groves. A dollars from a twelve acre grove, the growers, my duty ,
well l just to the manufacturers
I C same superficial measurement. Ins close inspection reveals a wealth of trees of which would hardly average as to make this unsolicited of, ,

the former cases, the 'plants protect, fruit under which the trees are literally twelve years from the setting. Outside experience in their statement ti

each other from the winds. ,It may bent to the ground. In many cases of the picking and packing season my F. C.use.BUFFUM."

t blowing a gale outside, ,but i inside branches were supported, and even 'the: owner of this grove hires but little Westerly, R. I. ,

of a grove there is always ,a dead then were so heavy that they rested. help. He does most of the work him- :'

calm after the, 'plants have: become part of their load upon the'ground. self, and he receives an income nearly For poultry charcoal is 'excellent

to' high enough to shade, the 'gro nd. Low topped trees were turned wrong 1 twice; the salary of the Governor of tonic and preventive' of disease; an

In Monroe county I do not think any side out, the inside branches falling .Florida. Surely in this case orange occasional feed of parched com or

t to fruit grower manures his bananas'over the outside ones until the whole I growing pays. Other grove owners wheat is also good. '.,.-'

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CULTURE.'. tree grew ; but soon took up all the ulate'' all at once and then fall back Messrs. Haynes Young & Bailey,
G food and water where the roots were for,another time of fertilizing. Vege- from Rochester, N. Y., four. years
What an Experienced Orange and are now starving for want of food table matter is the natural food; 'possessing ago arrived in Orlando almost penni,
Growor Says Upon the Subject. and, water, and of the 'proper kind ; all the natural properties that less. To-day they own the best
I wish to, dv Dce'few ideas gained this is why they have die-back, and are good for the tree. It gives good Niagara grape vineyard in the State. :
by actual observation upon, orange .yet he gives the country bad names. solid growth and plenty of foliage. They built'*a large house, barn and
culture ; what .I. write,is from,actual This kind of orange culture is all a Always plough shallow after ,the .first out-buildings, and in,addition to their ,1
practical experience. I, see of late farce, and' will disgust any man in plowing,and hoe the same; not draw. grapes have bananas, pineapples, ;
years,,that a great many, orange groves tim There are a great many thingsto ing away the soil, exposing the roots. peaches, strawberries and other: fruits
are suffering from a disease termed die-: consider in orange culture. I think In low land make water furrows in adapted to the climate-in fact a most
back, that is, young shoots, after putting the 'most important are these: first, the center of tbe rows; level culture is beautiful place, and all paid for.
out die again, and sometimes old ,what to do; second, when to do, and, best for uplands, because it does not The Nelson Bros., at Oviedo, have
ones. This ,is ,a disease caused from third,. how: to do it. Now, as the tree dry out and the water sinks where it four Tangerine ,trees, the fruit
two misfortunes.. Now the first one" I grows_into the soil_ h_and _lives there falls, watering all places alike.Tlte from which will net $160 this year.,
shall ,speak of is in the soil. If we from, let us not fertilize the tree' but Captain Essell, 'of Gainesville, raised
observe, we will, find, that the very enrich the land, then if the tree won't and sold English peas, for $4.85 'per
darkest soil,is more subject to it than grow, pull it up and go. You may 1line'Q17d. bushel. One small orange grove at .
any other color. If you ,will examine plant'a tree in a barrel of fertilizer and Lake 'Charm netted $800 per acre on
that soil,, you will at once see thatit see how long it will grow 7 then I -- .. - the trees this year. T. L. Mead, at
is much finer than the gray or yellow think that you will at once see that A Northern View. the same place, has a small orange
soil, and,a great,deal more dust in they 'grow in the land. You can't Editor Please Farmer and Fruit-Grower. tree, the yield of which this year net- .
the enclosed
it. This land is more fertile than the raise fat children in a fine house with. publish ten him $25.41, and many larger ones
Mr. C. Van
by A. written
r but well for out the food nor can in the same section
* gray, not so adapted or- proper ; you gave an average
from Geneva
Fla. and
ange growing and unless properly I raise a,paying grove qn clean cultured the Watkins ,N. Y., published in yield of$27 per annum. ,
managed it trill french corn and give land. It may bear a few oranges, but ( ) Express: Then, agaIn, there are sweet potatoes
die-back to orange trees. It seems will not hold out'long. Orlando, Fla J. H. I which yield from 200 to 300
that it is lacking in something: Or- Now, says another, there are several In your paper of December 25th bushels per acre, and sell readily at
ange trees will grow in it, but this die.' reasons for it; ,we have a long and appeared an article on the character 50 cents per bushel. Peanuts bring'
back will be there also. I find whatis warm summer and plenty of ocean istics'' of Florida by Mr. Van Valken- $2 per bushel. Spanish moss is very
. lacking is vegetable matter and breezes; heat and wind will dry out burg, to the closing sentenc-.of which abundant, and if gathered and, sent
drainage, unless on high land. In the the soil, making it as barren as a I wish to take exceptions. He says: North will net 10 cents per pound. I
growing season, when we have rain, desert; driving the flow of moisture "If you want to avoid a hard winter could name plenty of other things a
these trees will shoot out an abundant from the roots, stopping the sap outj; if you are sick; if you want to have man can raise and make money by so
young growth ; to examine it, you then what is' left for the tree to feedon sport fishing if like doing. Let a man go to Florida and
will find it fiat' and unproportioned; ? Florida soil,. as a generality is come to Florida-If; you: you want oranges to make, work early and late and all the timeas
when it is dry, this growth dies back rather poor anyhow, compared with stay at home." we have to during the short summer .
again. This proves that the land is some countries, and like a sieve, every Now then, show me a man that months in the North, and he will
fertile and easily'excited, but it' wants time it rains the fertilizers are sifted to spends all his time fishing, hunting make more money there than he can
something to hold this young growth China, especially if it is of a fine and eating oranges in the shade, and I here, for, he does not have to payout
back. I think vegetable matter is;the nature. will show you a man who will not half the money for clothing, and all
best food for not only orange trees, but Well says 'one, "What are we to make money in Florida. Let me remind his fuel costs him, is the work of cut-
other farming in Florida.. I find on.thedieback do? You have condemned our clean Mr. Van Valkenburg of some ting it. Now I have not spent seven
land that if you raise a 'large culture and our fertilizers." I will facts which he knows to be true: One winters in Florida, but I have spent ,
growth of grass, or cow pea,vines and give my experience. First go to work. orange grove in Geneva is owned by three winters in that beautiful, climate,
plough them under, that when the and improve your land, as the tree I Farlen & Lee. Mr. Farlen, ,six and I do believe,a man,can go there ,
trees put out their growth they have depends upon it for sustenance. ago, bought forty acres of land years and and get rid of all these cold winters -!
something to feed on, and will put on Plough as early in January as possibleand took Mr. Lee in partnership, by giv- and as the old Florida "Crackers" say,
a healthy/growth and retain it. Well, as deep as you can without disturbing ing him one-quarter interest if he make a power of money, give a heapto
says one, why not use commercial fer- the long roots; this preparesthe would set the trees and take care of children, and have a right smart
tilzers? I'll'' explain later on.' land for the sap to rise early, in' them for five Last June the left. JOHN LAMOREAUX. ,' '
I will turn to the other die back.It order to,give the tree a long summer contract expired years., and Mr. Farlen North Hector, N. Y.,.January. 5,1891.
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so happens that'the doctor, lawyer growth; harrow to level; ,then, hoe offered Lee $12,000 for his interest, A Girl Worth Having. .:. ':'
,and preacher all come to: Florida to very deep; plant cow peas, as early as which was ten acres, but the latter After reading Mr. Gray's experiencein
/grow oranges, and they must have !' they will grow, between the trees, would not sell at that price. the plating business, I sent $3 to
clean culture for beauty's sake well leaving a space on each side of the
; Other in
cases point are: George W. H. Griffith & Co., Zanesville, 0.,
f they go to work and 'plough ,deep, cut trees; when I work the peas I work Burden, of Orlando, came from Indiana for a plater and cleared $36 in a week.Isn't .
1 and slash their trees and must not let the grove; the peas will bunch the five years ago, with a capital of this pretty good for a girl. There
-- a sprig of grass grow in their groves first of June; then plough under and
$500. He rented a hotel, and gave is tableware and, jewelry to plate at
under any circumstances, but 'give harrow; then, let the grass grow; takea
$1,200 a year. To-day he is well off, every house ; then, why should any
them plenty of commercial :fertilizer; Planet Jr. cultivator and plough a and 'he did not,make it by selling liquor person be,poor or out of employmentwith
putting it just,around: the'body of the spa'ce\on, each side of the ,tree, in rotation for he would not keep it in his such an opportunity at hand?
tree. The 'tree'' i is young, and grows as far as the branches, reach, house. MARY BRIrrEN.PILL9.
'fine for a few years; 'after a while the and hoe each time, letting the grass
body, like a beer-drinker, gets too grow between the trees; this grass
.. large for,its legs. The tree' begins to shades the round, acting as a mulch,
get scaly, shed its leaves and insects retains moisture and keeps the hot
begin,to feast upon it, die-back beginsin sun off; sap is kept in action and does
,spots. Well says the man, what, is the tree no harm. c
the matter? Along comes his neigh- In the fall, when it, is cool, ploughit
,, bor from Vermont,and says'why;, it' is under ;and;\ harrow it. The grass is
the ,California 'spider. It gets drier: made into fertilizer. Now, if you
leaves fall faster, more ,die,back, well ,choose to use commercial fertilizers,
what,is the matter? Florida is all, a put it on your cow peas and grass,
humbug anyway, ; oranges won't, grow and what they fail to use goes to the
here ;,these land,agents are,the biggest tree, and also the peas and grass go For WNK ufQMCn MflplHI Lv,
liars?in,, the whole round'world. Well to the tree through the, land. Thus
let ,us see. What,have you :done for, you see you cultivate your grove and SOLD BT ALL DfcTOGKWL
your trees ? "Great goodness I I improve your l land all at the same PRICE 25 CENTS PER BOX.
have spent all my money buying fer time and with less help and ,much
tilizers and kept my grove as, clean as cheaper. You also protect your soil Prepared only THO&BEECHJLM,StHek sLwu* Wrfv cl*
a' desert, what more'can I do ?" from the long warm summer days. B. F. ALLEN & CO., Sole Age***
Gone to work, ploughed ,his land to This vegetable matter rots graduallyand FOR IJMII'ia STATES, 36 C M7 CANAL $TM HtffW' 1'aliC;
death, kept his roots,all in'a bundle by feeds the trees' at all times, does Who (if your druggist does not keep them) will mail Beecham'i
fertilizing around the body of the tree not attract the roots all in one place; PiUs ea receipt 0f price-htt inquire frtt. (Please raeattea tfefep p r..yr .}
three times a year; when it rained his it collects moisture and does not stira-;

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the cultivation was mostly confined to A BERRY CARRIER. ment with 'a merchant of Jacksonville
F.q'dEl\] 'TxP: ct\E\ ., the space between. The manager had As the rows are long it is a waste'of who brings down butter in fixed refrigerators '
, intended to have the pickers travel time for one picker to travel the whole on the Clyde steamers.
A Large Strawberry Patch. entirely in the deep ditches between l length of them with only twelve Having absolute control of these cold-

The sparseness of the 'white, population : the beds, but as the cultivation pro quarts. To economize time a hand- rooms the merchant uses them as he '

,: the uncertainties of' colored gressed:,he found, to his surprise, that barrow was made of light slatwork, pleases, and.by letting them out for

help, and the vicissitudes of a thou nearly all the roots of the plants were with four legs, large enough to hold strawberries on the'return trip he reduces '

f sand-mile haul, have. hitherto "prevented reaching for the surface'and the sun- twelve trays, that is, seventy-two his own expenses. It is found
" the formation of as large""strawberry light along the edges of the beds, and quarts, to be carried by two men or that the odors of the butter and the

plantations as are found in,other scarcely running into the level middle boys. The four corner posts extendup strawberries are not injurious to each

parts of the union Col 'V. J. Shipman space at all, thus showing their1 preference about three feet high, and on a hot other, and the utmost cleanliness is

: of Lawtey, ,,Bradford county, has, (at'least in this soil) for 'a ridge day a curtain is stretched on top of observed in these rooms. Each

;' ore of sixteen'a reS. ,Some that were, over a flat bed. these and around the sides to protectthe steamer has' one of these cold rooms
teen tried' The fertilizer used was all commercial the which will' hold half or two-thirds ofa
a considerable ,larger: have : berries from sun.
Have> not and amounted to 16,150, pounds, car-load, say 150 to 200 crates. In
in Alachua county, but, generally There are some two-story trays,
been profitable unless when,' or about a half-ton per, acre. Eighty one slipping in above the other, to this way ,strawberries may be carriedto
'- abil pounds nitrate of.soda was sown on New York for eight cents a quart,
managed by a man of exceptional. hold twelve cups, enabling one man to
two backward beds about midwinterto twenty-four.. while in the refrigerator cars' it costs
ity.Col. sendoff.The- main carry ten cents, and in refrigerator boxes.
., Shipman being a merchant anda ; give them a PACKING-HOUSES.
man public> affairs, has necessarily dose was given in two equal applications I There of these each 16x20 sometimes twelve.AT .
are two ,
t and the' one ,in,the first half of November '
trusted: largely to managers, ; feet. The better modeled one is THE DEPOT.
gangs of jolly negroes that:have per: ,; ,the, other December 22-30. without any glass windows, having on The strawberry industry has assumed
; formed'his labor'have often.diversifiedit Most of it was ,strewn in furrows near three sides hinged doors, opening out., such proportions at this point that the
with proceedings which ,are.not:"setdown the plants and lightly covered; ,a small
t ward and upward, serving at the same F. C. & P. Railroad Company were
; in any well regulated 'agricul-' part: was put in holes punched by the time as awnings 'and to admit air and : compelled to erect additions to the

.10 tural. manual., For instance: when plants.Toward. light. The houses are simple board depot. These consist of a shed at
they were setting plants we''have, seen the last the ditches were shells, one roofed with shingles, the each end of it, the three buildings together -
a rollicking fellow turn a summersault. run out still deeper with two furrows ,
other with boards and tarred extending about 150 feet. Be. "
paper. -
in his head.But by a turn plow making the beds about
the"plant ,
and butt -with The latter is planned like the best fore train-time this long stretch of
' his present manager, Mr. B=>H. a foot high. orange packing houses, to receive the sheds swarms with the growers and

Alden, enforces a more: rigid system. MULCHING.A berries at one end (or on the sides) the agents, hurrying to and fro with

THE PLANTATION :supply of nearly a ton and a half and discharge them at the other, thus crates of berries. The number of

is situated, with other truck'fields''and per acre of wire-grass was cut in 'the keeping the pickers from coming in representatives of prominent North..

on a piece of heavy, damp woods with a mowing machine, but a and bothering the sorters and packers. ern commission houses who come>
flatwoods soil which is very favorableto considerable part of it was kept in reserve The receiving tables run around three here:to solicit consignments shows the

the strawberry but requires surface to be thrown over the 'plants in sides. The crating table runs across undying popularity of the,, delicious

drainage. Part of it is not 'stumped case of a frost. The application of it the middle of the'house. strawberry. But, the presence of so

. and here the beds are about fifteen was, begun January 19. It was sprinkled SORTING MACHINES. many is greatly disturbing to the peace,,
evenly all over the plants, cover, of mind of the unsophisticated
feet wide, containing ten rows each; Careless pickers are found to bringin
but the larger part' has'been 'stumped, ing them out of sight and when it had so much trash that it consumes He leaves home with his crate or cratesin

and here,the beds are only four feet settled enough to show the outlines of much time in looking over the berries a little wagon sometimes a native

wide containing two rows'apiece.. the plants these were pulled through. and removing this. A machine h sbeen' farmer drives, in :with his ox-cart),
Toward the end of February a cold fully intending to ship to Brown &
These:beds'were thrown up with four invented to lighten this labor. j
spell came on and a .large.number of Jones of New York. But frequently.
ox teams and heavy plows, turning four It is a shallow box eight feet long ,
hands worked until ten o'clock one, before he backs beside the
furrows together. There was a rank and a foot wide, with a roller at up
growth of crab.grass which was night carrying and spreading mulch each end around which runs a band platform, two or three agents are

dragged 'under with a: chain 'and furnished ing. Before they were done the frost of toweling. The berries are pouredout around him, shaking hands with him,
had already stiffened the leaves, and with many blandishments; and almost :
of thin this and
a' good supply decayed vega on towelling as they
here the seemed to do injury before he is of it his
etable matter. They were first cut mulching slowly pass along the sorters pick out aware maybe >I
with the disk harrow, then smoothed especially when enough was thrown the defective berries. Reaching the carried away and stenciled to Smith

with the Acme, and,the,roller, when on to press the leaves down. Whereit lower end the trash falls down througha & Robinson of Chicago. And the
was thrown on before the frost set while the berries continue strangest thing is that he never: can
they'were ready for ,the planting.THE crack' on
tled it saved some bloom and small over a sheet iron lip and drop into tell exactly how it all came about and

!= SETTING. berries. cups standing in a box. The one has to pull his wits, together hard\ to
! t'Three' 'beds were set 'as'pearly as in PICKING. who turns the crank assists in the preserve a consciousness of having ,

July for the purpose'of raising runners, above the sorting and places and removes the done it himself. "
For'the given man-
and' these three beds developed the First-class houses do not generally .
. "white bud" or die-back 'worse: than ager has the pickers travel on top cups. entef into personal competition for,the
in the
Early season a good
of. the beds rather than in the many
narrow *
any other; in fact, the rest of the ditches he first intended. The berries are defective, being'gnawed growers' shipment, but the strawberry

field was almost clear of this'mysten"ous 'of, the as the by crickets or cut-worms or pecked by brings the greatest to supplicate for its '.
' disease. The other beds were s tin roots plants are mostly on birds or specked with rot from lying favor. Even J. H. Killough & Co., :.
sides of the beds and he wishes to '
'tfce latter of September and the leading house of New York in the -
part them from being,trodden.It a long time on the ground. As the
: October. Mr. Alden's system of preserve is the season advances the berries are thrownout Florida trade,does not disdain to solicit 4
to most superficial
setting is peculiar. He stretches a observer plain that the plants are better in higher in the plants and do not consignments" of "the queen ..of small ,

t cord and draws lines witha, marker, the narrow beds than in the ,wide touch the ground, and they are not fruits.

. then puts two men and a boy at work have richer foliage exposed for so long a time to the at- RESULTS. ,':,
ones; they stronger .
1 as follows: The:first: man punches a: and are more heavily fruited. tacks of insects and birds.SHIPPING. The first week in March Col. Ship- 4man's
hole wkh a,pointed stick :about three, ,
field yielded thirty-six crates
They not only more .to begin .
J inches wide; the ,boy follows with with, but tlieir abundant foliage saveda ', The crates are carefully hauled in (bushels). Of course, this is only a it t
plants, one of which he puts in each the the and beginning and the yield will greatly
larger percentage of it from spring wagons to depot, are ,.
! hole with' a singlequick'motioni: holding frost. either dispatched by open express; increase: The first few quarts brought

I I; his;fore-finger against the roots.and! The pickers have trays holding six without ice or sent in refrigeratorcars. $1.50 a quart; but, under the influ- '

jamming them up' snug] ;against, 'the'end quart-cups! apiece. When they have Early in the season, say up to ence of cold weather in the North, the
hole. The second :man,
f of in half-circle l around two trays full, they come ,to?the packinghouse : the middle of March, they can generally price rapidly fall to thirty and thirty-
1 runs his foot 'a and receive their tickets. be sent with safety without ice, if five cents. It is believed, however,
A the plant, then'throws;his' :weight: 'On it When'picker is caught eating berries, care is used in picking and sorting, that warm weather will cause the-mar-
... and passes,along. In,a trial of.speed ket its usual level and hold
or taking another's. .' row:, or stealing and this costs only about half as to recover
two *men and' a boy set 1600. plants another's cups, or turning summersets. much as the refrigerator service. But up to the figure of forty to fifty cents

", this way in about an. hour. I :on the beds, he is sent out of the if the weather is hot and the berriesare until well along in March. Col. Ship-

I I r, CULTIVATION AND FERTILIZING- field,.and if, one brings, in too long? or not picked every day they becomeso man once'contributed a few quarts to ?
:The* cultivation was all done'with too short stems'' or too much trash, a ripe that they will not endure the a bushel crate,. made up by several

II'.,. hand stows and'' cultivators.. On ,the cup is turned out on the table and_inspected long journey outside of the refrigerator. growers in the first days of the season
placed if he ':is either which was shipped to Boston and
narrow beds the two rows were ; necessary
and Cot Shipman has'a special brought $60.45 neL-ED. .' -'
eighteen or twenty inches apart, reproved or discharged. arrange- \>

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Cucumbers Grown ,Under Glass. Corn in the South. That the former has scored a,big if

Editor Farmer and PruJt-Orower: The possibilities of the South for Poultry, success, we need but saY' that in thefirst ,.,i

The papers have, made mention of demonstrated ..,, shipment of four crates they realized |
growing corn were thoroughly --- - - - ;
four crates of'cucumber grown by a in the prize competition gottenup Poultry Notes. $i 18. One crate contained nine '1

Mr., Mead, of Ocala,: and shipped to in 1889 by the proprietors of the Editor farmer and FruitBrower."White ty-two cukes, realizing $28, and the ;
:New> York, which, netted him over American Agriculturist. Out of forty- 'Indian Games" are the.latest other three held 100 each of the festivecolic 'j

$26 a ,crate. They; were said to have five prizes offered for the single-acre new breed we have heard from.; producers, and for them $90 net ';
been grown in a hot-house. If the hawks troublesome was received.
yields, the Southern States captured are con-
Now, will you permit me through fourteen of them; the first grand prize fine the little chicks' in covered 'runs The hot house is 100x20 feet in extent 1

Your.columns to ask'' this Mr. Mead included. The average yield of these giving: them plenty of green feed, and in it are four rows of vines

,bow: he :secured ,the fertilization of fourteen crops was ninety-five bushels scraps of meat, etc., and they will with thirty in a' row.

his cucumber blossoms? 1 once grew a per acre, the largest being two hun- thrive nearly as well as if they had These vines are trained to grow to

small but Very profitable crop of.cukes dred and fifty-five and the smallest full range. the glass roof, about four,feet in'height, j'i
tinder glass sash j but for lack of bees fifty-one bushels. Broken glass and crockery may and ,as there is a joint every four .or

:t to convey the pollen from one blos- To make corn a profitable crop in seem a rather harsh article for little' five inches on each ,stalk, and from i
som to another; t was obliged to perform chicks swallow nevertheless it is each lateral vine
the South (or anywhere else, as to that to ; I joint a grows out,
this,office myself with a camel'shair matter), manure should be' liberally just what they need to grind their food i and every one of these joints and lateral -
pencil, which was d good deal of with. Grind fine and 'vines will and does
applied. I have found cotton seed up some see grow a cu
trouble. Of course, a hot-hotise is a
them fight for cumber. The number that can be i.
one of the Very best of manures for
good deal more roomy than a hot-bed corn. The 'old custom was to pile the One great secret in raising'chicks by grown in this productive bed can be 4
,.. under a1 sash; but it would not necessarily artificial is to keep the birds arithmetician :
seed in an immense heap as the cotton means easily computed by an expert -
4 ,admit bees any more fteely. was ginned and allow it to take all the active. Feed often and 'but little at a when it is known that it takes ';

Therefore I ask again, how. did he winter's rain, and become rotten. La ,time. Better keep ,them a little .hungry about ten days to two weeks for a cucumber

fertilize. his blossoms? A. ter experiments, however, fully dem- all the time than to stuff them., to mature, and the season will
Bradford Co, Fla.
.. -_ ._ onstrate that sound seed are best for Give them tough scraps of meat to last until the first of May, ere it will j

The.Cooo Yam. manure In the process of decay fight _over,_this will. keep them _busyfor I be deemed perfectly safe to grow them
Edltorrarmeraad. FruU-GMwer much of the valuable fertilizing prop- a long time. Give green food like out doors and''without protection. '

In your paper of iith of December, erties escapes in a gaseous form; and i if tender oats or rye that has just .come' The question is not only one, of in- '':

1890, I ,not ced an inquiry, in an arti-- the seed is allowed to decompose in up. Dig, it,up dirt, roots and l all and terest, but also of profit, and the subject -
cle by S. W.. Carson for informations it in their and let'them scratch I
the heap, of course this volatile. ma- put pen is referred to our high school pa-
relative to the "coco," an edible root nure is lost.About it out to suit themselves. P INE. pils for solution as to "how, many cratesof 1

grown i in tropical countries. This the best of -- cucumbers, 100 to the box, on the ;
must be the coco largely manner applying Danger of Poultry In the Grove.In .
yam grown cottonseed is this Run basis named, can be grown in Mr.
to corn : a
in Jamaica and a species of the true in old furrow followed your last issue I was sorry to seea Mead's hot house by the first day of
scooter the water
yam, which is to the West India Islands letter from A. F. Styles concerning I .;

,and Central America what the Irish inch'' immediately Into by this an trench eight or ten- "Fertilizing. Orange Groves with May.Mr.. Mead and Mr. Cutler, are also ;
sow a
.' potato is to Europe ,and America liberal sweep.amount 'of sound cotton seed Poultry." : diligently employed in growing chick-

staple/food product.The three times I deem it my duty to ,relate my ex- ens-and judging from the ,looks of
true yam is a climber and de- say much twice is or when as perience In that line. Six years ago the fowls and chicks in their wire en-

lights, in having dry trees or a stonewall as usually Throw sown my then manager, Mr. Sands, pot an closed hennery, they are perfectly at
planting cotton. two
over which to spread itself, andit furrows into this trench witha idea that it would be a good thing for home and conversant with all the de-

produces its tubers around the main my orange trees, which looked rather tails of the working, and the phenomenal -
turning plow, covering as deeply as
root, yielding from twenty to If this work is done in poorly, to fence them in and make a success attending their efforts
possible. January -
fifty pounds to a single root. the first half of the poultry yard around them. He ,did arises largely from their knowledge of
or February,
Cuttings of the ends o tubersare so, and the next year a favorable henology. .. j
seed will and the
soon begin to decay,
sometimes used in, propagating soil will catch all all the fer- change seemed to come over the trees. They have ,at this writing betweensix
or nearly
( it,; but more generally the,seed is The leaves were larger and greener, and seven hundred chicks from a .
used. These are small tubers from an tilizing matter. and the young branches more vigorous. day to eight, weeks old, besides: reg- i

;, inch to two or three inches in, ,length, When you plant corn., just re-open The next year the trees were iment of three hundred laying hens -

and are produced from the joints of the the first-made furrow and drop the marvels of growth, and I, thought: the and their ,compliment of chanticleers,

vine' ,wherever it comes'in contact with kernels right among ,the mass of de- experiment 'was going to be a grand who strut as proudly in front of their

i the ,soil. In quality and taste it is caying cotton seed; cover, immediately. .success. The third year was,the same, respective commands as do the officersof

l. very,similar to the Irish potato. With good cultivation and seasons but the fourth year showed the our holiday soldiery dress parade.It .

i The coco yam was introduced to you cannot fail to make a fine danger. The trees had been so 'over- is in the mind of the to

i these,islands from Jamaica, but was : crop.-DICK NAYLOR in Farm and stimulated by the ammonia in the make these chicks dress two growers pounds

,| never: popular on account of its ginger- Fireside. manure of the, poultry that it resultedin when twelve weeks old and send themto

''it t L like propensity of forming its tubers in "die back" surely and unmistak- Northern markets, where they will

finger protuberances; this together Strawberries to Test. ably. Now the result has been that I be sold to leading hotels and restaur-

: :with..its hard skin-hence, its name, Kdltor Farmer and fruit-Grower: have lost twenty or more of my largest ants as "broilers," and the price ruling -

t coco-rendering ,it very troublesome I send by express to-day a box of trees. Notwithstanding, I took away i for such dainties in the edible lineis

t:. to, peen, strawberries, "The Master," for the the upper six inches of the ground, 35 cents per pound., I

f', The ordinary smooth skin species is : committee of the State Horticultural the damage has been permanent. An At these 'it will be thereis

; .' the best in every way; and I have grown Society of Florida to say what they excess of ammonia applied to orange lucre in it.Mr. figures. seen

them on pine land ,at my place in Flor- think about them. It is very prolific, trees acts like alcoholic liquors on the Cutler that no better cli-

t' ida, weighing from one to four pounds about a month earlier than the Nunan. human organism. Fatty degenerationin says exists in the world

each; and I think on good,well-drained My first crop, commencing to ripen, man is similar to "die back" in the than mate Florida or country for the successful raisingof
bay head or good hammock rich in trees. Let' experience bea
I lost by the freeze of December 29, orange my poultry. He has tried it several
vegetable mould, they would make a 1890. warning to others.-E. M. HALE,
and has done well.
seasons always
fair M. D. in
yield. Agriculturist.
Unfortunately the berries were re- Just. before Christmas he sold one hun-
Plant in K -
as early Februaryas possi-
ble and cover the tender with ceived during our absence from the Cukes and Poultry, '. dred and twenty turkeys, of his own
sprouts office, and when we found them they raising, from eight to nine months old
brush to protect from late frosts. Pro Where there is a will there is a way: ,
were a mass of mold and decay. If that to
and active comprehensive mind twenty
tect the vines in November and, December ,
you will send another sample to us at pounds, and received for each and
F' by cutting back to two feet,and takes in the situation and makes the
Lawtey, they shall 'receive our best one 18 cents pound.
covering with straw. The roots shouldbe most of his or her surroundings.This every per

hilled up as they grow., attention.-ED. is particularly applicable to our These, are facts worth knowing and
SUBSCRIBER. friends A. Mead and D. C. 'Cutler, relating, so that industry, properly .1

Androi Islands, BahamaaBrlH W.I., Jan Every Farmer Should Know who: are so successfully cultivatingtheir conducted, may receive new recruits A

31,11. b .H All about the Horse, his diseases, and fine orange grove Jto the east of and aid settlers greatly in 'their efforts '

i .The beet cure for rheumatism or neuralgia how to cure them.-All about Bug- town, having extended the water main t o maintain themselves in making a

*: U,Salvation Oil,used,according to direction gies, Carriages, etc., and where to buy for' irrigation purposes among their bearing orange grove, to say nothing
96 cce ita them.; The "Complete Horse Book" trees and supplemented orange culture of the pleasure and satisfaction it will

The news from the, seat of war It constantlycontradictory tells all this. Send s 10 cents, silver or with that of growing cucumbers In hothouses be to them to have a. bountiful supplyof
from' Dr. Bull'sCprovee
but not so
Syrup;; every cough concerning, it stamps, to Pioneer Buggy Co., and raising. chickens by.incu fine poultry for their: tabl .-:OcalaBanner.

It to be the beat syrup known. Columbus O. jators. ,. a ..
Only:26. cents a bottle. I \ : '. 'I J
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'SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT. First National Bank of Florida.In The varieties of strawberries that
mfCTCH '..
another column of this
z paper have made an unquestioned successas
I .
fARMRSAIUANC( appears the sworn statement of the shippers in Florida can be numbered
RRHERMA.RCH cowouwmww r. w First,National Bank of Florida, of this on the fingers of one hand.
FRUIT GROWER will on May 15,
: city. The statement is published The Newnan, the Cloud, the Hoff-
12,1891. issue a special edition of
1891', 25,000
f( pursuant to a call of the U. S. Comp- man, the old Federal Point, 'the
STEPHEN POWERS, -. ,- Editor. copies, as a trade issue and business
troller of and shows the
Currency, Wilson can subscriber add
t P. Address Lawtey,Fla. review. This edition will be gottenup any
, condition of the bank the close of
at any to,that list? The new candidatefor
of and in the
- regardless expense
; Publications Received.. business February 26th. The First popular favor, the Michel, so
I!' of typographical art. As
highest style
Report of the Comptroller of the State of National is our pioneer National bank, greatly lauded in Arkansas, is an ex-
Florida,January 1, 1890, to December 31,1890 an advertising medium it will reach
and commenced
. having organized cellent berry-to at home. It is
Florida Lands and the ,Land Quettlom, by directly those whose.business interestsare keep
t J. Dennis Wolfe For sale at all bookstores business in this city in 1874, long undoubtedly too soft for long ship-
allied the of Florida
inPensaoola. This to people before other National! Bank
;; seems to be an Interesting any was
: :document. The writer says: 4For over six and immediate vicinity. Going as i it established in the State. It has grown ment. It a large, rich-looking,
years prior to 1839 the'Pensacola Commercial creamy-pink fruit, with a crinkled sur
does to those who have something to with the city and State, and to-day its
under the writer's control, carried on
and business relations have face; a trifle dry, but yielding juice
depositors ,
the contest against the railroad and land companies dispose of in Florida as well as to the
", who were: trying to despoil( the peopleof numerous readers of the DISPATCHwho extended to every locality, and in enough when sugared down; its tender
their land. The paper stood almost alone financial strength it ranks with the delicious flavor contrasting
among the newspapers c/f Florida In this effort glory in being "Floridians" and strongest in Florida. strongly with the clear, straight add "

the,fight bat It as did long what as It'If.could could., and That carried It was on who are,both anxious to embrace everything The bank is thoroughly businesslikein ot the Newnan and the Cloud. ''It is

: eventually' captured by the enemy and Its calculated to improve their in all its methods, and is well knownfor exceedingly prolific so far. We are

'guns spiked was neither the will'nor the fault dividual interests and to put their,own the care and efficiency with whichit indebted to Mr. B. H. Alden, of Law- .
f of Its former editor" transacts its business. It gives us tey, for an opportunity to make a
, U. 8. Department of Agriculture; Expert- productions, property etc., before the
pleasure to say that we consider it one thorough test of this admirable fruit.
;s meat Station Record, February,1891,
public in an honest and intelligentmanner .
r well-known of the safest and best of our financial t
A package of seed from the
house of D. M. Ferry & Co., Detroit. We the success of this issue is institutions. Inter-State'ImmIgration Bureau.

will forward them to any subscriber who will assured. Remember 25,000 is the We wrote to Hon. L. B. 'V omb-
send four cents In stamps to pay postage Government Information on the well, State Commissioner of Immigration ,
minimum circulation and it
i t t may# possibly Boll Worm. asking him !if he did not considerthe _

- See advertisement. of "Pride of reach 50,000 or more. The Entomologist of the U. S. Department above named institution a hum-

: America" seed corn. The kernels sent In order to present this medium to of Agriculture, Dr. Riley, bug, and he replied as follows:
has just submitted to Secretary Rusk * "So far as I am able to
t us are'three-fourths of an inch long. the business public in a safe and distinct -
PSI for publication a progress report on judge from the relations of this

1, Our oldand'stea advertiser Mr. manner, we have succeeded in .the investigation of the boll worm of Bureau with the Inter-State ,Immigration -
rr engaging the services of Mr. Paul C. I cotton, an investigation provided for Bureau, of which Mr. John T. ;
I W. A. Bours of
i Jacksonville, lays on Wyeth, formerly of this city. Mr. under the act making appropriationfor Patrick, of Raleigh, N. C., is Com

our table his annual seed catalogue. Wyeth has had 17 years of experienceas the Department of Agriculture for missioner, I regard it as an excellent

Write him for terms on cowpeas, up- an advertising contractor, and the the current fiscal year. Although onlya institution. This Bureau receives i

land rice, forage plants, fertilizers, etc., progress report, the writer, Mr. F. weekly a list of from ten to thirty i
advertisers in ,
and he will give satisfaction. many our State will do W. Malley, who has had charge of the addresses of persons who are seeking

you. well to pay attention to the practical details of the investigation, under the information about the South. Very

Mr. Fred. L. Robertson, of the information concerning advertising he direction of the Entomologist, and many of these are accompanied! by ';
who has been in the field letters written for
Hernando News will be a candidatefor may give.Florida constantly extracts from :\
.. since l last July, presents some facts of information, showing exactly what -j
,Enrolling Clerk of the Legislature, great importance to planters. He they want., Packages of printed mat-
seeking the position in order that he and California at the points out. in the first place, that the ter, and ,in many cases special letters, .

-- may remain constantly in Tallahassee World's Fair. damage inflicted on cotton by this in- are sent by*this Bureau to the writers, i

to'perform the duty laid upon him by sect is far less than has been generally and many responses asking for more 4
A friend of Florida writes
good us,
supposed. Careful investigation, show- information are received. The reason :
the Florida Press Association. Mr.
calling upon the fruit-growers of this ing the damaged bolls in the fields observed why the plan is not effective, in my J

; Robertson has filled the position be- to amount to nearly 28 per judgment, is, that the majority of the '
State to take immediate action to
.,. fore, and is well spoken of. protect cent., indicate that less than a third of thirt7.five branch organizations in 1

their interests at the approaching this damage was due to the boll worm. Florida, all of which receive the same ,4

\; :Mr. Arthur C. Jackson, a Fellow off World's Fair. Californians are said to It is nevertheless generally agreed that lists, pay no attention to them, makeno t

f the Royal Geographical Society of the damage was fully up to the aver- effort to supply the information "i

, London and member of several other be pressing General George R. Davis, age, some even thinking that it was asked for, and 'therefore get no benefit .

learned societies, is delivering seriesof the Director General, to appoint Gen. above the normal, while none estimatedit from the organization. If you will hit =
as lower than usual. The conclusionis the local organizations for making no \
lectures on this State in the North, Chipman, of California, Superintendent -
evidently, that many planters fail effort to even give the plan a trial, you *
and the press notices of them are of the Horticultural Department.This to distinguish the boll worm ravages. will do much good. The experienceof

highly laudatory. Among them we from those of other insects, from physiological this Bureau is that' the plan has J

note "Florida ,Historic "Florida. important officer should be phenomena of the cotton much merit, but can never be effective 4

: Picturesque- ,"The Wonderland of neither a Californian nor a Floridian. plant, and from some of the fungoid without operation: on the part of 1
I diseases. In order to aid the planterin the local branches. No means of
Neither should it be Mr. Parker Earle
the South ,
this matter, the report offers some placing !trustworthy information about -
whose unjust rulings at New Orleans valuable observations upon insect rav- Florida in the hands of those who are ...
William Baker of Baltimore writes
the in favorof ages easily confounded with those of actually seeking it should be con-
did much
so to turn scale
thus' the Palatka Herald of the
to' "
the boll worm. A considerable por- demned or discouraged.

"breakfast orange:" California and against Florida. tion of the report is directed to a con ,1

It is now considered a most delicious We hope every fruit-grower in the sideration of the remedies, and to pre- Financial Condition of the State.

appetizer. Where it was ,a difficult sentation of the, results of experimentsmade 'The report of State Comptroller .
State, and especially the officers and the This Bloxham shows that the'State paid in
matter to get $2.50 a barrel one year during past season. ;

ago, they now sell for'$3.25 per box members of the State Horticultural would indicate that, on the whole, of 1890, $65,026 interest ona.\, total j

or about $7 per barrel One of our will write to General Davis at the remedies so far employed that of bonded debt of$1,2 75,000 (bonds of ,
4 prominent fashionable physicians told Society, using corn as a trap-crop seems to be 1871 and 1873)), though the bonds in "1

me the Florida grape fruit was a won- once, urging him to use strict impar- the most satisfactory. In reference to the hands of private parties amount to

: derful cure and preventive for malarial tiality in making this appointment. a supposed protection not uncommonly only $359,000. :\

,r troubles; that the bitter flavor was employed, namely, the use of lights to Total receipts from all sources, ,
II quinine. It is such talk that has Californians ought not to ask us to attract the moths in their flight through $760,128.65; balance in the treasuryat

raised the once neglected fruit into compete against them under a Superintendent the field, the somewhat slight favorable the beginning of the year,

popular favor, and its, use as a break- results seem to be far more than $77,090.07. Totalexpenditures$751j
from their State. No
fast dish has become so popular that own counterbalanced by the large destruction 35&39; balance now in treasury, ':

noble mind would desire it.f of insect .> <. 1
they are called Breakfast Orange. man of a parasitical $85,862.33. J,
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The from <: and Iowa less than cent. the fruit is not as desirable, being rather week. Havana tomatoes not selling any
receipts general revenue cent 10 per thick skinned and inclined to be somewhat price,owing to large supplies. Floridas ripe "

were $558,203.91. To collect this of the farms are mortgaged at all. spungy and they are not selling as well as S3. @t.40c$900 *; green,S3@3.50;Key West. '

cost the State (including'$10,000 deli When we consider the fact that not 5 many BTBAWBKBRIKS of the dealers are anticipated coming steadily and selling FLORIDA CABBAGE-lain per peck crate.good supply, and ;'

) the sum $63,927.44 or over cent. of merchants or manufac- encountered during past seven days the cold- selling at easier figures than last reported. ;
ciency per
est week of the season. Market 25 to 30 cents Demand good and increasing. $L50$2( per bbl. J
eleven cents to collect a dollar. turers make a sucess in business, the per quart, fully up to average of the various crate. Caullflour from same State if good "
for the farmer is favorable.The markets,the weather being cold everywhereand stock brings J6@8 per crate barrel size.
Warrants for schools showing .
: common the usual high prices visible nowhere. FOREIGN GREEN FRUITS.-One cargo of
$32,845.84; common school '((1 mill) census bulletins covering all the GREEN PEAS$.J per box and String Beans 9,000 boxes to be sold here to-morrow, 6th slast. ;
., and another steamer with 12.000 boxes ,
tax, $84,211.90; white normal school, States will be Awaited with interest l3fO.CUCUMBERS $J to |1-.50 a dozen. reported due sometime dam+g next week.

$5,934.78; colored normal school when more safe conclusions can be CABBAGE too low still to Justify shipping. Lemons, choice to fancy Sicily,300s) $$2 0&
; Plecty of other green stuff and a great variety 3.75; do.360s, $150@3.75j do.fair to good,$_ s
$3,280.57; deaf and dumb institute, drawn and the relative condition of of it coming from local gardens. 2.2ii orange*. Sicily,$2@50; do, Jamaica,repacKed -
different sections of the Htrangely enough the coldest weather of the ,1x36;do.Havana,original,$3 25@3.50; .
$10,240.39; Department of Agriculture country, and season which spread throughout the entire do. Valencia 420s,W2S@4Jto;do 714, *& &.

$6,914.92; East Florida Seminary manufacturing as compared with agricultural Southwest, the 27th and 28th,occurred also PINEAPPLES.-Arrivals are fully equal to
one ago on the same dates, 27th and all demands of the trade and stock on the
(Gainesville), $3,500; State Ag- States. But the above 28th of year February, and visited the same exten- market is not moving. Prices have shaded ..

ricultural College $10,800 Florida showing is a hopeful one. The debtsof sive territory, inflicting a great deal of somewhat and holders make general concessions -
damage to early fruits and vegetables. in order to tell. Havanas slow at $14
Normal School, '(White Springs), these two States are very heavy, per barrel for No. two's and 812 per barrel for 1
No. three's.
$5,000; Normal School building, but their resources are correspond- The Chicago Produce Trade Reporter,

(De Funiak), $2,000.On ly large. A mortgage is bad blanketfor March 5th,gives the following: FLOWER MARKET.The .
the other hand the following a covering and does not conduceto per 50.
95010.00; fair to good per barrel $9@9 American Garden for March gives the t
warrants were issued: Jurors and wit- comfort. It is better to eat the CABBAGE-Per hundred 1.choice to fine.$78; New York prices as below: .
per hundred,common,f3@4; fancy Holland, FLoWZRS.--There is a liberal supply of ad '
nesses, $1x7,532.62;; criminal prosecutions bread of carefulness aud forego lux- |1 @12' seasonable flowers and easy prices have kept

t $72,482.97.There uries until it is lifted. CAULiFLOWEB-St. Louis,per dozencboice, up a steady demand. Dealers say that trade 1
I $I.50a2.25; California, per dozen, choice, has been less broken Into by Lent than utnal. j
are 279 pensioners on the GEO. W. HASTINGS. $3@3 50; Louisiana,per dozen, choice,$L50@3) Large lilies will soon be a feature; Jacquemi-
GREEN PBAS not again welcomed by thelrnumerI
roses are
State payroll,' to whom were issued Interlachen, Fla. $1,50(22( ; Florida,bu. boxes,*4@5. ous devotees. Retailers have been extremely

warrants for $29,882.83, or something NEW CABBAGE-Southerner crate,fancy, busy for the past three days for the Arion
.. J2.50@2 75; Southern per crate, fair, $1(401( .5o ball decorations.RosesAmerican.
over $107 apiece per year. Markets for Florida Produce. STRING BEANS-Florida, green, fair,'box, Beauties 25c60c each;
Mr. Bloxham $334; Florida, green, fancy.o@5.50. Mermets,5c.6c.; La France. 100.; Meteors,
says: toAToES-lt'lorlda, bu. boxes, $l@5; California 12c. Perles, 4c.; Nlphetos, 4c.; Brides 60.; .
BATE OF TAXATION FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE REPORT. ,crates,L50@3; Key West, 10-1 boxes, Cumin, 6c.; Wattev111'r 6c. Bon Sllene, 2c.;
il@1.25. Gontiers, n, &0.; Hybrid, 26c.)
At a time when the people are bearing the JACKSONVILLE March 9,1891. I Jacqueminot, dozen,82. -

heaviest. burdens of Indirect taxation,resulting Three sales since last report show total A Baltimore subscriber writes: "Perhapsyou Tulips,Freesla--bunch 15c. Hyacinths-75c. '
from FederaU rtllatUol ,ever experienced average of 12.29 All grades are advancing have seen tbe beautiful souvenir the Lilies of the Valley-750: Calla Lilies-each,

in the history of this country, it becomes the somewhat. Choice stock is scarce and A. Booth Packing Co.,advertising their cele- Scents. .
wanted. brated Florida: pineapples. The quality of Violets- per hundred, $1. Daisies-bunch,
duty of State and local authorities to furnish Quotations to-day range about as follows: these goods needs recommendation. 'i hey :,15 cents.BmUax.
all the relief possible by a most rigid econ- Strrctlyfancy,53.7og5.OOchoice( ; brights,&25(($ a e strictly blgh-class and are wrapt in a -String,20o.25c.QUESTIONS .
3.50'cholce; russets $3( ,3.25; ordinary grades unique,attractive manner."
omy. Not an economy that would Imperil of brights and russets, ftl25@2.75 common .
; "Mr. Eugene M Travis, of Messrs. Eugene ...
vigor in administration,or that would sacrifice stock, 96 to 12i, L50@2.00.' Grape fruit is in M Travis A Co.,lately returned from Florida AND REPLIES.

or retard the material development and demand at 2.60@4.25. visiting his many shippers said: 'Cab- ....
bage! why they've got an enormous in
progress of the State but an economy that crop
Florida. There is ten acres planted to one 61. ORANGE BARK LOUSE. hand
will curtail extraneous HOME.MARKET. REPORT.JACKSONVILLE -.
appropriations and before There Is a fair crop of beans, Ikey,
herewith of leaf
secure a lower rate of taxation, as a relief to ,March 11,1891. but few potatoes and cucumbers and a large you specimen an orange

the people and a strong incentive to immigration. The Orange and Vegetable Auction com- crop of beets, not dead ones, though. The insect. Can you give any information
pany sold 154 lines of oranges, aggregatingover strawberry vines are heavily loaded, but the about it? What is it? Is it destructive or
is not Increased.:"fruit Trade
acreage What is the ?
harmless P
3,000 boxes, yesterday afternoon in the remedy Any
If the confines the nal.
Legislature appropriations space of three hours, being the largest sale __ information on the subject will greatly
to those enumerated, and concurs in the thus far this season. The quality of the -
C. W. FOSTER Manatee.
suggestions made regarding the funding of greater portion of the fruit offered was poor, oblige ,
The leaf is covered the under side
the sixes averaging large,and the fruit show- on
present obligations, the rate of State taxa- Ing quite some decay. he prices in conse- H.Harris A Co.sold on Monday, March 2nd, with the common bark louse and on the
tion can be reduced to 4 mills. With State quence ranged low. The company is urging as follows: Florida oranges l@i30 per box edges both sides with smut. You will'
its patrons the Importance of sending a 1.6212< box Mandarins ,
taxes Increased 21"% mills and county taxeslarplylncrea.ed upon per ;
better class of fruit to this market, an buyersare $1 25 per half box grapefruit, $1.37} g2.62jper $] find a full account of them in Hubbard'swork
all in the,last few years, to loaded up with this poor stuff and are reluctant box. and $$5.60 per bbl; Navel oranges, on Insects Affecting the Orange.
say nothing of the Increase in municipal tax- to take more of It at any price. W)4@3 25 per box. There are two sulphur solution Insecti-
ation, it is not surprising that taxpayers arecomplaining. is little fancy fruit offered prices H.:Harris A Co. sold as follows) on Thursday, '
ranging described in columns
from |0@30J.. Brights and bright March 5th: Florida oranges, |l.25@4,05; Navels cides our advertising -
High taxes are the fruitful runlets in heavy stock and good sizes, ready ,fl.62K@3 25; grape fruit,$2,25'&4 12& per which are recommended as a spray ,
source of undervaluation. sale at f2ft2J25( and even $L50 for nice fruit box and&.60 per bbl.; Tangerines. $:82.12: %$ for the destruction and removal of these '
Reduction of taxation Is not only good in mixed sizes averaging well, n 65@2; mixed 8 12K per half box; Mandarins,87%c@Jl.75per
sixes, running to large counts, n. @l65. half box. parasites.
theory but better in practice.TAX Straight lines of big fruit low,and when in the r 65. OVER-BLOOMING. I wish you

EED8. poor quality of much now coming,will pay would let me hear through your paper, if
Hectlon 5, Chapter 3S53, Laws of Florida, little more than expenses. CHICAGO MARKET. it is necessary and a common practice to

provides the means of securing a deed of release ... CHICAGO, March 4. 1891. pick blossoms or sets of small trees that'

from the holder of a tax deed,that may REPORT BY G. S. PALMER. Choice LEMoNs-Are to fine quotable firm and at in$3.50@4 good demand.per box. seem to be blooming too heavily, or will

have been issued on lands upon which the NEW YORK March 10,1891. Common stock,82.603. nature regulate matters satisfactorily ?

taxes had been paid. The remedy, however, The orange market Is steady Indian rivers, ORANGES-In small way oranges are steadily I have some Hart's Tardiff, three years

is not efficient, as frequently parties holding $4@5; brights. |2.75@325; russets, I2.25A2.75; held parties having large lots to sell report old, blooming the first time, almost covered -
fruit $2 25@ .50 box, |4.50<(g5 trade rather slow with lack of stabilityto I
grape per per
such deeds refuse to make deeds release good with blossoms. KLEINOSCHEIG
barrel; Strawberries, 15 to 25 cents. Vege- prices. Supply taking all the different ,
The owner, who has regularly paid his table n arket firm; string beans $ @4; fancy kinds, and the range Is as below: Florida Sarasota.We .
1&xe..ln such cases is compelled to go to the peas, $2@2.50; cabbage, $2@2.50; tomatoes, bright, 176 to 200 to box, SJ@3.23. Florida should advise you not to interfere
fcL60@3.60j beets |1 t., g lettuce brignt, I5u to box,f2.5O@3; Florida bright,128
exp*nse of judicial determination to relieve ; asparagus, ; with nature until the tree has had full
J2.50@4.50( ; egg plants, scarce ana wanted.- to box, $2 60@2 75; Florida. 96 to box, $22.50;
his partially clouded title. This Is'a hardship.I Special to Tlmet-Un m. 225 to 2&J to box,SJ.75&3( ; Florida russets, Navel time to show its intentions. If an exces-

respectfully submit that there should be Florida f&25@30. sive number of the fruits set and hang on
Tangerines are scarce and firm at.
provided some prompt and Inexpensive until they are as large as marbles you
REPORT BY OLIVIT BROS. half-cases $3 U@3.75; Florida Mandarins In
method of cancelling any tax deed'issued for boxes selling at is@5.OO; Florida grape fault, may thin them out to a reasonable crop
lands upon which the taxes have'Hbeen: paid. NEW YOK, March 1",1890. scarce and firm at$ @ .0per box; Valencia for the tree. Meantime, take good care
Oranges are not active, but for all lancy cases are selling at$4 6035; extra large cases, of the tree feed it with well rotted ma- :
desirable counts there is demand ;
quality a good g6.50, according to size; Messina, boxes.
Mortgages on Farms. at firmer prices. Coarse irregular fruit choice, desirable sizes quotable at '1.25@2.50 nure and water liberally, if the weatheris
Is going slow; cabbage is doIng better, the per box; less desirable stock at $1.75(2.25' dry, to enable it to bear its burden.Do .
Editor Farmer and Frolt-Grower. best stock is 2.753 per barrel; beans,12 California, common to choice S2.25@2.7a. and not be disappointed if the fruits all
3.50; peas.II60@to3.6Q; beets, I.50. tomatoes Washington Navels\ ,$$3.7534.25per: Mex-
The recent census reports indicate J2.50@3.50; strawberries, 15 to So cents icans,choice and desirable sizes,$275i25per fall off, however ; very young trees often
that the farmers of the country have per quart. : box. lose their first and sometimes their second
PINEAPPLES fair supply and rather
less debt in proportion to capital than !slow at I2.75@4 per dozen,according to qual- crop .
The Fruit Trade Journal of March 7th reports 66. QUESTION ABOUT LAND. W.
any other class, if the two representative as follows: ity. \i.\ Merrick Chicago. If we ever happen

States North and South, Iowa and Messrs Sgobel A Day, agents Florida Fruit to be in the section mentioned by you we

Alabama, are a fair criterion from Exchange MONDAY.-sold 2,6U this O) boxes week oranges as follows at 12.75.15: ( ; PHILADELPHIA MARKET. will endeavor to learn something about

Navels $2.62 2.b0 fruit.t2.GO@l.If PHILADELPHIA,March 5.P191. the quality of lands.
which to judge and So to cent. @ : grape your
90 per 3.40T.4U FLORIDA ORANGEs.-The receipts of FlorIda -
THUBSDAY -2,800 boxes at| 67 JAPAN RICE. A. W. Winn,
of this indebtedness FRIDAY. boxes at 704L& oranges have been more liberal and as
was purchase or -1,247
Haskell. Write to H. Hastings In-
Market 50 cents higher than it was first part there is no corresponding Improvement in ,
,improvement money. jf the week. the demand, the market Is a trifle easier. terlachen, Fla.
There Is altogether too much rotten fruit arriving CHAUTAU-
Out of 35,504,000 acres in' Iowa for the demand and very probably lots 68. SOUTH FLORIDA

only are mortgaged at all of such stock will }have to be "dumped." QUA. R. T.Hall,Jacksonville. Should _
76s to 200s, fancy,J2.75@3; 176s to 200s russets be l pleased to receive the article you men-
or, 9.1 per cent. Out of 32,985,600acres ST. Louis, Mch.9th,1891. at 12JO@2.75otfs1zes) ,brighls,$?(!2 50;off tion. ,

in Alabama only 1,744,420 ap.pear Oranges are not very abundant at presentnor sizes,russets,$1.7 @2.25. 69. ORANGE SHIPMENT. Jas.
does the demand seem very preMlng. Navel oranges are in excellent demand and
to, have been mortgaged at all, Florida may be ranged from$2 50 to$3.50 selling well. Florida Navels arriving sound, Hartley, Southerland, Fla. The Orange
cent. for sonndKood fruit according to size. The percentage meet with ready sale. Florida Navels,$4@4 50 Auction Company are burdened with a
or_ 5.3 per lost through decay is quite an item as to size and quality; Tangerines are In,00ddemand deal inferior fruit and they doubtless -
In these two States the :value of however, and feW original packages will pass at6@9: Mandarins meet with fair good
muster without repacking. The California sale at 3@4 per box; grape fruit scarce and inelegant can not give satisfaction all round.
horses, mules, cattle, hogs, etc.,.. is offerings form the principal competitors at demand at 3.60 per box, and $ @&75 We referred your matter to the Secretary

nearly equivalent to the farm mortgages -. present; they are selling lower than the per bbl. If you do not hear from him let us know
Florida fruit as they should,for the boxes are TOMATOES.-Continue to arrive In large
and in Alabama less than 6 per lot q ulU as large and 30 pou; da lighter and_quantities and prices are not as firm as last and we will look further into it12 .

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Our and, with a defiant look that,I said, "Iwill NEW KODAKS.. The cure,of a confirmed,coffee, drunkard -
l\upalfome.I ," again he attacked the: books. ,' says Dr. Mendell, is next to unknown I

.- :-""- - ---- Again I slapped the hand; then I though there are ways for'temporary

.,Plain',Talk to a Girl.- took the sobbing baby on my knee, \, } relief.. The, New York Medical .
talked with and quieted him.: When Record thinks that tea is merely a
Your everyday toilet is a, part of I put him down this time'the books "Youpress/ the weaker agent of the same sort, and

your character.:: A girl who looks were, safe; he would not .touch them.! 'button declares for moderation in the use, of
like a "fur? or sloven in the'morn ,
a The victory is won, I thought witha hat; i and coffee, as well as t of alcohol.
ing is ,not to' be trusted the however: sigh, for I was tired' out with" excitement the do the rest. To offset this bad' quality in the two

finely'she may look in evening.No It was a relief. to conquer; but favorite drinks of the household the

matter. how humble 'your room the method was a trial. Then I remembered Seven Heir Styles aad Sizes manufacturers of f Van }Houten's cocoa

may be, there are eight things it that our: Heavenly 'Father: ALL LOADED WITH Transparent Films. are presenting: their,manufacture as a
should.contain, viz: A mirror, washstand For sale'by all Photo.Stock Dealers.
teaches obedience in
ways quite as substitute in)this country, maintainingthat
,soap, towel, comb, hair, ,nail-
hard this
to us as had to my THE EASTMAN COMPANY its nutritious and strengthening
and tooth brushes. These are just as ,
child and I comforted.
was properties aid, digestion and promote
essential as breakfast before Send for Catalogue. ROCHESTER,N.Y.
which your Whenever, after that, my baby good health, and. that the cocoa is
should make and free
you good crept to the books, a decided "Nol" specially adapted to nervous: ,dyspeptic
use of them.. Parents, who fall to or, at most, "Mamma punish''!" very sensible'one, we take occasion to and weakly constituH ns.'J, .. ,
provide their children with such appliances was sufficient to keep him out of abstract from the report of a case, remarkable \

not only: make a great mis- mischief. in some respect, which was Pancakes.. .
take, but,commit a sin of omission. The battle had to be fought again in recently published in the Medical ) .
Look tidy in the morning, and after Record. Beat 3 eggs well, add 3 oz. of flour
regard to other things-the poker and
and / pint of milk beat,to a perfectly -
the dinner'work is over improve ;
your album but in The case is Dr. Ed-
the reported
tongs, piano; course by smooth batter then add another 34
toilet. Make it a rule of your daily of six weeks I felt safe to,take,my wards Pisko, of New York, and is ,
life pint of milk and j 34 teaspoonful of
to "dress in
the afternoon.
up" that of child
baby anrwhere. In the midst of a not quite one year 4
Your dress or' not be salt; place a,small frying ,pan on the
may may who had
any- bric-a-brac had swallowed inch
costly I no fears, for a screw one
better than calico but with fire to get hot (taking care that it is
thing, a
my child had learned the grand J lesson in length. The screw passed on into
ribbon flower have air scrupulously.clean), and then put, in
or you can an of lifeobedience."How the stomach, and did not seem to be
apiece of lard when it ,is ,melted
of self-respect and satisfaction invariably ;
giving much trouble when the
do friend
you'manage? a patientwas .
pourin a half a teacupful of the mixture
comes with well
being asked me, as we were' preparing 'to first seen. To avoid both a
dressed. fry it for about 4 minutes or until it
leave her house after a two days' visit. laparotomy and the danger of .intestinal -
it is color brown
I of a: golden ( ) on both
"Much as I wanted to see you, .I will. perforation, the aid of the potatowas
sides when it is done, sprinkle over
Securing Obedience from the Baby. ;
confess that I hesitated when thoughtof invoked, in spite of the tender it some, pounded roll it in
One mother who had the the child. of the patient and the fact that it sugar up
young at My cousin's little boy was age the take it out with a,large slice,
start decided that it was so very cruel here a, week, and I couldn't tell 'you had just been weaned from the breast. and place it on a dish before the fire.

and unnecessary.to whip a child, tells, how many things ruined." Potatoes were given in every form, ; Proceed in this until the batter is

in an exchange, in an interesting manner "Has your cousin ever punishedher and white bread dipped in milk, but used, then, send way it quickly to table,

how ,she came ,to it at last, and child ?" I asked. i, no fluids. The child continued well, and serve with sifted and cut

the,result : "Oh, no Why he''isn't three years and on the fifth day, after the admin- lemon. In dishing take sugar care not to

"I Beyer punished a child beforeit old yet. I smiled and did not wonderat istration of a slight laxative, the screw lay one over another, or they will be
was two years old," said a dear old her troubles. was passed enveloped in fceces. heavy. "

lady to me when my first baby lay in There may be some mothers who There was no apparent injury' to the -* ".

my arms. can spare the rod without spoiling the stomach, and no intestinal catarrh, Stuffing for Baked Pish.' ..

"I don't intend to punish at all," child ; there may be some children and the child's general health re. I prefer' cracker crumbs to bread

I replied; for, like most inexperienced more easily influenced than mine;; but mained unaffected. The interesting crumbs for 'stuffing fish. Take one ,

'persons,,I had fine'theories in regardto for the majority 1 do believe some, features of the case are the brilliant cupful cracker'crumbs, a pinch,of salt .

bringing up children."I punishment is necessary, 'and the ear- success of a most unassuming remedyand and one teaspoonful chopped
hope you won't need to ; but in lier a mother begins, the less of it she the fact that the patient was so onions pepper one, tablespoonful chopped

Adam's fall we sinned all, you know," will have to do. "Wait until the young, and scarcely weaned. one-fourth cupful butter

she ,said, with a hearty: laugh; think- child can understand," but who can Pisko also relates the following parsley moisten, with beaten ; .

ing, no doubt, that a few years would tell how early a child can understandthe case, which he saw in Albert's surgi-- one. .. egg.

teach me many,things. difference between 'right and cal clinic at Vienna : Citra is on"'aJ.l
While baby: was "in arms ? has A boy jet 6 who two orange grove property :
Jl1Y my wrong Experience taught me year, years immense boom. Mr. A. S. Kells
theories, were delightful; but with that if a baby learns to mind before. previously, had swallowed a nail, of the celebrated Cresent,

creeping, trouble began. The things he learns to walk, by the time he is which at that time was removed by manager and stockholderin

that he ought not to touch were the two years old he will have settled, intoa gastrotomy, was brought there again grove'the already has a large
only attractive ones, and most fascinating habit-Phrenological Journal. with a nail ((6 centimeters long) in his same, recently purchased
another share which he be- ,
of all was the bookcase. Nothing stomach. This time the "potatocure large by ."
; almost sole of this ;
delighted him more than to tug The "Potato Cure." ," which had been introduced in comes owner .
the of which
;; away till the books tumbled out upon Readers may remember the article the meantime, was used, with the result is splendid property unrivalled., beauty "
r the floor. Persuasion and argumentswere which went the rounds of the various that on the ninth day the nail practically .
I. .
of no avail. "No, no !1" and medical journals about a year ago, made its appearance: per via naturales. Look Here, Friend, Are You Sick
baby! '' naughty!I" were greeted with which highly extolled the virtues of It would seem that we are not yet acquainted '
Do you suffer from Dyspepsia, Indigestion
bright: smiles of utter indifference. I potatoes as a remedy in cases where with all the possibilities of Sour Stomach Liver Complaint. Nervous

began to fear that the child knew he foreign bodies had been taken into the the luscious tuber, since it even, bears or ness Tired}Lost FeeUng.Appetite.Pains,Billion In Chest anew or, Exhaustion nngs.Dry t

was' not doing right, and that this stomach. The explanation of this off the palm from la arotomy.- Cough NJghtaweats or any form of Consumptlon
tf ,send to Prof. Hart,88 Warren
knowledge added an element of mischievous lay in the fact that the potato leaves Weekly( Medical Review. street?,New BO York.who will send you free,by

pleasure. But what was to a large residue in the intestine which .- *...- mail cure.,a Send bottle to-day.of Floraplexion,which Is a sun

be done? I taxed'my ingenuity, butI passes on and increases the amount'of A Substitute for Coffee.

could not keep my child away from faeces to a considerable extent ;; the'foreign Some rather striking statements are '

the',books. Must I give up to a babyof body is enveloped in this, and made by Dr. Mendell, of Berlin, relative IF YOU HAVE

,a few ,months'?, I asked myself, any sharp corners of angles which it ; to the effect of coffee upon those
ashamed that my theories had failedin may possess are kept from injuring the lavishly addicted to its use. He has IULARIA OR PILES i

the crucial test delicate mucous membrane of the been studying the workers in the gun CAS

Suddenly common sense came to stomach and intestines. To accomplish : factories at Essen, who drink immense ICAUEADACRE,DTIJfB A.G.tTE.
the rescue. A dozen times I had carried this end large quantites of'the quantities of coffee, the average beinga FIVE BELCHING tlF your rood doe*.osdmllate & ... '
the little thing away from the vegetable must be eaten, and potatoesare pound a week for each man. The and you Stare BO appetite,

scene of conflict, only to see him creep given in every conceivable form, result is a form of neurosis, 'in which '

back, with all ,speed, at the first opportunity fluids being avoidable as much as pos- the nerves are disturbed in a degree
Then deliberately I threw sible. The foreign body thus passes and manner approaching that 'which Tott'PiIIstrill :

my theories to the winds, and gave out without injury ta the alimentarycanal. accompanies delirium tremens. Intoxication -

the dear, chubby little hand a smart At the time this remedy was is followed by gloom and :

slap. Such a* look of surprise and brought to general notice several sleeplessness, and about all the disor-' tarn bave care nothing tb *e troubles.to lose,bat TIT win Sl

distress!!., It nearly .broke my heart. cases of recovery by its use were also ders characteristic of acute nervous ..mONO.bod".. ttriee,28e.perlSOLD g .J.

Then a. change came over the face, noted. As the idea appears to,. .be a derangement; added to a hate for work. EVEBYWHEBE .' '

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seeds are ripe. Had our inquirer cut suited in, success. If true, 'it" *ould The experiment of growing tobacco
ode and'
.,. .......... '" :. up till dry; then examined the',seeds, /States,'where: the Jasmine,_violet, thorough ''test [The; Gainesville To.bacco
they would haVe been found plump] tuBerose'and 'acacia""are all hardy and : Company/composed of a number -

Budded Roses. and well matured.-Fdtnt, ,attd..Fire- grow prodigal: profusion. Successin of our leading citizens, have commenced -
We do not recommend budded side. one 'instance' came near crowningthe 'a move in the right direction,

roses for.general, cultivation! as a fewpersons I efforts .of Miss Ida Nowell, ofGeorgia .. and work will proceed in earnest. On
give' these the' 'proper care, Veranda Boxes ; who used 'the cape"jasmineGardenia Wednesday '.Mr.; Fenton;=.t h&.cto
and ,consequently they bring disappointment A well sheltered veranda space is a: ( ) for her experiment. The agent of the F. C. & P. railway,.twas:
; therefore we advise none favorite for house plants in summer pomade was. submitted to Colgate,.& ; in the city and selected. the land _on
but careful amateurs to order this with many ladies, and most frequently Co., who, after it was tested, offered I which the tobacco is to be grown. It
class of plants. The main objection to plants do well there.' Sometimes a her a contract tcf make from 100 to lies on the 'Gainesville and Rocky
budded'roses by many persons:,is on veranda is so exposed to the sun or to 200 pounds of the pomade"atvi.5o a Point rock road, near its present terminus -
account of the suckers they sometimes bad winds that plants do not thrive pound. This pomade sent to the and is a\part of the 'Colclough 1
} throw out; this is partially avoided i if well there, but in all cases where they Messrs. Colgate & Co. as a samplewas plantation. :Mr. Fenton, was ,.accompanied -
they are planted sufficiently deep to do they are ornamental, and, besides, made into an "Extract'of :Gardenia : to the land by Col. rL. A.,
place the junction of the bud with the they are where they can easily receivethe which, 'after being returned to Barnes, Mr., Phillip Miller a "d"'lr. Pi:
stock from two to three inches below attention they need. Within a me, I turned over to Freeman, per- F. Wilson. Thirty acres were rented
the surface of the soil.Ve again begto few years there has commenced aprac fumer, who kindly; exhibited it at the and the seed beds are now being pre-
caution persons inexperienced in cultivating tice,' which we regard as a pretty one, Cincinnati Exposition in 1887. It pared. The land, Mr. ''Fenton' 'says,
budded roses not to purchase of having long narrow boxes sup- was such a small bottle, not holdingover is ,well adapted to] thejgrowth: of ,tobacco. -
: suchflantSj because the neglect in removing ported in front of the veranda rail and one-eight of a gill, that it must .-Sun.. .
suckers will bring disappointment filled with blooming and trailing have been lost, as ,it 'was never. re- 'I ;
and create the impression entertained plants, which make a fine show all the turned to me.
by some purchasers that they summer and fall. These boxes are I am one of the managers of the SCROFULAeczema ; :
have received, plants incorrectly I made about six inches deep and eight Columbian Fair for South Carolina,
named. If suckers are allowed to I inches wide and any desired length and even to-day I have been busily : "0.:<.f "
grow the budded portion will often be that the space permits. writing 'to different persons urgingthe : s, .If;I :..J.-; \1
starved and, instead of a perfect Those anticipating the use of such desirability of a: renewed effort to tetter, boils, <'J., ,
flower; answering the description, a boxes should remember to be in time discover the'secret of the preparationof ulcers : .. '' "
small, ibsignificant single flower will with plants which are to be raised the om'ade. There 'was importedinto sores,. -i ,
be produced. from seeds. Trailing plants are par- the United States in 1890 $3,000- rheumatism, and ,;;f .
,Budded roses, ,in the hand of care. for this and
ticularly useful purpose' 000 worth of these flower pomades catarrh cured )j. '
ful culturists, usually yield more per tropaeolums, maurandyas, and thun- alone, I am now negotiating for the .' :
fect flowers than ,the same varieties do bergias and nolanas are particularly purchase of a copper still i in which I by taking :;:, ,
when grown upon their own roots. desirable. Petunias can be grown to hope to- distill the oil of rose geran- :' I ,If''
Again many varieties cannot be suc- advantage, and phlox Drummondii, ium, "which is used by unscrupulousdealers ,AVER'S I it t
cessfully propagated unless budded blue lobelias, mignonette, godetias, to adulterate attar'of rose.
upon strong growing stocks, which sweet alyssum, Fenzlia dianthiflora, t (x
them the vigor they lack. The Sarsaparillahy I
gives nierembergia, and other low-growing Some Troublesome Florida Weeds. :
Manetti a single flowering rQse.of
annuals.A No. 13.j. .
Japanese origin, has proved the best few plants of geraniums,''fuchsias, .
stock for the South. and heliotropes can be made conspicious [ .' H. SIMPSON, MANATEE.] purifies,. : & fit
All budded roses must be carefully Amarantus spinosus (Thorny, Ama-
and also tuberous begonias and
watched and all suckers or shoots abutilons. Oxalis floribunda, Trades ranth, Careless Weed). This is a'most .vitalizes, .invigorates,,i; /i:(.:;
.which appear below the place where cantia zebrina and the green and the troublesome weed found in cultivatedand ,and enriches' ,, )
the bud is inserted must be removed, variegated periwinkles, and Vinca waste grounds and is a foreigner. the blood. ";' flt
otherwise the stock will outgrow the minor are also good trailing plants. The stem is'' reddish, and bushy- fi.j,
bud and failure follow. We, there The above are some of the best for branched \ leaves ovate or ovate-ob- Has Cured Others
fore, must decline entertain. any the purpose, but there others 'which long, long-petioled, obtuse often ., ,. "-,-" I KJ
claim. for the failure in budded roses san do well and one can exercise his blotched with 'purple and spiny in the will cure you.THE .
from neglect in giving such plants the individual taste and preference. axils. It grows from one to three o
proper attention.-Bercksman? Catalogue VicKs Magazine: feet high and is an annual The- same
Augusta, Ga. _- 9. methods of eradication must be usedas
Flowers and the Perfume Industry.Mrs. for the other species. On accountof GLORY OF MANSTRENGTH.VITAUTY'
About the Spotted Calla. G' S. R. Thomson, of Spar. its spines it is much more trouble.
Last spring I sent off and got a tanburg, S. 'C., writes as follows in some than any of the'other species. !
bulb of the spotted calla lily. I had the Garden and Forest: Rumex crispus (Yellow Dock, How Lost! How Regained,
it but a little over two months till It In your issue for January 14 I find Curled Dock). This is a perennial
bloomed. All my lady friends were the above heading, and I have with a long, spindle-shaped yellowroot
anxious to get a lily like it, so I let it thought it would interest your readersto producing a simple floweringstem of lff
go to seed. The seeds did not get know that for over six years efforts ,two to four feet high, bearing an
ripe, and the plant looked as though ; have been made by myself and many abundance of seed. The radical
it would die, so I took them off. other Southern women to learn howflower leaves area foot long and an inch anda
Now it has all died down, but the bulb pomades are made in Southern half or two inches wide, wavy on KNDWTHME.THE( ,
seems to be perfectly healthy. I have France, for we believe our climate the margins. The leaves make an excellent .
kept it in dry dirt ever since the tops and soil perfectly suited to this indus- pot herb and the root is :very JLSdntlflc> and Standard Popular H.dicalTTSiM: ,,
died. Please tell 'me what to'do for dry.[ Our lack of success comes, we valuable as a medicine, but the plantis on and thy Error of Yonth, mnatnr I>tc1.bM,)ttrTOU,
Physical Debility,IqpnrUioj of the BfcxxLFXHAUSTEnVlTALIlY;
it. I do not'want to lose it.-A believe> entirely from not knowing by troublesome as a weed. It shouldbe
CONSTANT READER. \ what process the fat is deodorized and carefully dug up or cut below the
ANSWER:-The spotted calla (Jlich- clarified, and this process none of us crown when it first makes its appearance I
ardia maculata alba) is a summer have yet succeeded in obtaining from to prevent its going to seed. UN i OLD MISERIES
blooming plant, and requires a periodof the manufactures. The grease must Jatropha vrenst var. stimulosa
This is foundin Rarolttog from oUT YleV,Ignoranea, ..... ot
rest during winter, just as the glad. be so clarified that rancidity is impos- (Tread-Softly) plant
iolus or the hyacinth. It is hardy: in sible. I have corresponded with Mr. sandy soils throughout the South. forworkBu.in.theaordocblR.lMlon.; .
'the South,'but must be taken up and George Keene, Mrs. Antoinette Wake- It ,has a long perennial root The work.Avoid It onakfflf contains.SOOpaeeft pnt den.,royal;POOMM$vo., tide Beaetifalt greet,

'wintered 'in a frost-proof cellar or pit man, Colgate & Co., and others, butas stem is six to eighteen inches high ; naOt binding postpaid,emboesed,concealed,fan gflt.la Platn'w-Pried oolj'fLQQ-. fife by*.'
in the North. Our inquirer should yet we are still uncertain as to the leaves palm'ately-three to five lobed tn1I.e ProfptctMFrM,If.TOT apply' ow. ,net
"Art of Perfum- -the width' of the varying dlfttenJatwd author Wm.'H. Parker;M.D.,'reetrred -'
keep the, tuber till spring, then pot it process.> In segments the GOLD AND!'' JKWKLLXD JLL
or plant, it out renewed growth ery," a recipe is given, but, although greatly: The flowers are seven or from. the National Medical Amoeiatioa fcrthl
will be more vigorous than_ ever., The followed closely, failure resulted. eight lines across; white;capful hispid; ril Y8ICAI PRIZE*DEBILITr.Dr.Parbrl84alefpt S4BA.Y an 1TCRYO&S euuT.
fruit'of this plant'does not change its About three months ago I received:a plant beset with. stinging hairs. It denU&UJby of .AatUtaat Phyaldana mAIl or Inpenonj may be _confloK at the "V'of,'}
color, as does that of the Indian turnip letter from a resident of California, in should be carefully destroyed if growing THE P1CABODY MEDICAl* INSTNo. "
which it much resembles? but which it was stated that an experimentwith where there is danger of its stings ordera.4 B for olflneh boob St.orients,Boston. <, remains of a green color when the raw or uncooked leaf-lard,had re- coming in contact, with the. skin. ; dratted aa above ,: .. rt



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-T0W.SAWYERI'4 Staff Contributor.The nelly,is a, crank. :It is a pity that a saucers with little blue rings around I think passenger and freight rates
-1Ji' 1r!'.'f" '1 .J great reformer is necessarily a crank. them. Your crop is now out qf the would be lowered at once about 75
1. : / .people; support* .the. Gpytriimentf -' One theory after another is advancedand grass and you may safely look for a per cent. Of course, the money

; ,' and they:Government: finds its advocates who hotly,argue roach harvest the next morning that kings will say this is robbery, but they
can/ \ t that,such is the proper remedy, but will cause your eyes to hang out like do not say so when they put a priceon
not .
.support hF. people.
,.A I i". !-JL, :' I r ? the theory remains a theory and the door knobs and require you to tear our cattle and hogs.
wealth of the country goes on piling up down your old barns and build new I
,Organs. in the hands of the few-the rich grow- ones. Don't mistake phosphorus for It is Put Up or Shut Up. ,
L The first and second numbers or"the ing richer and the poor losing that phosphate. They don't smell at all To the Business Men of Ocaut:

. Tallahassee, Alliance, W. I. Vason, which they have. alike. When you attempt buy the I GENTLEMEN consequence of-a
editor and proprietor,. are ''before'us. Once in a while retributive justice phosphorus you will find it drownedin failure on your part to supply the \
The'editor says:' "It would be refreshing knocks out one of those mighty men a jar of water and you had better $7,000 to open and continue the Alli--

.to the' Alliance,of-Florida of finance, but his millions merely pass keep your piece drowned, too, else it ance Exposition in your city from December t
to haye
into the hands of some more fortunate will cause you to suddenly get up and 2d until January 31St, and the
its organ the)DISPATCH,.F. kMER'AND The tell that all the It 4.
speculator. papers us scat over neighborhood. additienal sum of $ioOo, and, the expenses -
FRUIT-GROWER, grind out a few_ notes, "Old Hutch," the grain devil of, Chi- won't do to fool with, phosphorus lest of advertising and keeping an
to the tune of the sub-!treastirylbill." cago, has lost his millions; but if thatis it suddenly take to fooling with you agent in the field to continue the Exposition -
There are 'various1 kinds" f1 Organs, so the money was not scattered, no and make you feel foolish. Have a until, March ith, as promised
from the majestic instrument! Trinity, producer gothold of any of it. When wheelbarrow ready to carry out the : by you, we have incurred a debt of
Church down to mouth-organ.. It gamblers run short of suckers they dead and mutilated cockroaches, also $3,000, now due, and cannot longer
is hardly necessary ,tcf'say th this" prey upon each other, but they pull hen roaches and little chick roaches, continue open the ,Exposition unless
paper? is not a outh,9rg It. When a together as long as there is a greenhorn and also be ready to hold your nose. said sums promised us are immediately -
skilled organist with gentle touch-like to fleece. Don't fail to bury the dead or cremate provided. 'We have received as a
Tom Sawyer, or when the' maestro This condition of affairs cannot last them, for if you should neglect this contribution to said fund of $7,000,
,himself, the State Alliance in conven- under: a free government; there will precaution you will be suddenly aston- the sum of $5,000 from one of your
tion assembled< ;.,plays! oh this.organ it either be a change in affairs or in gov ished to see your chickens, which have citizens, and a loan of $2,000, whichwe
will yield .good music; grand music; ernment. We now need the wisest worried your vegetables for several owe, and for which the Alliance
aaek !the i beauty of ,this i organ('is/that statesmanship of our country's history seasons past, take to staggering: about Exposition is responsible. In view of
tfce Humblest many; 11f.; e'comes td'it while lawmakers squabble over matters the yard and smoking like miniature this situation we' are compelled to
with clean hands and an .equal,mind, of partisan politics. Surely it is factory chimneys. Then soon they hereby notify you that we shall close
time for the patriotism of the will all be dead and the will
,can play on it. Every Allianceman countryto preacher the Exposition and remove the exhibits -
in Florida knows, or may>kn'o'w, that assert itself. Those overgrown for quit coming to your house but will therefrom on Saturday, Febru
' if.he comes, ",witbi! i a.respectful\v9ice'lie'' tunes will need protection ere long. ride over to Sister McDusenberry ary 28th, unless your promises are
will hive"a.! hearing-* t nhese.columns We,must not shut,our eyes to'the danger where the roach family are still in made good at once. We regret to
," on any espectable--measure he wishes i but must 'recognize it and avert power. You will soon have no chickens be impelled to make this announce;
,, advocate,including e sub-g-gisury! i it Our Congressmen stop to ask and you will also have no roaches, ment as the only alternative for us.
bill what will London and Wall street say or you can have chickens and cock We thank the people of Ocala for

i; ,:.Y Ve.wish, 'Captain Va$ n's Allia;. ...ttprosperity to this'measure, or what are the viewsof roaches, or you can have chickensand their uniform kindness to us, and feel
and l long'life.: the money barons on this question, no roaches, or you can have grateful to the few who have so generously .
; 4 .'. .: :--: .'''' IHYI until 'it' does seem like the masses of roaches and no chickens, or you can and nobly aided our enter-
Grubbs ''and Squires. the American people are forgotten. have-Oh, plague it! I am not sure prise. .' .
Thanks to that great organization that you can have anything; but of Yours very respecfully,
The estimated wealth of this!great called the:Farmers Alliance, the com- one thing I am sure-the firm of Cock. C. S. YOUNG, '
cdttatry: is about $65,000:oo ,000, mon people are making themselves remembered roach & Co. will call in their drummers I. M. AULD,
wkicH i ) ,sum divided, would"give each and they do not intend to from your house. STEPHEN SOAR,
Him, Woman and child $ioooapiece; be neglected again. They are arousedto TOM SAWYER.P. R. P. CARLTON,
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. 'with a little leftover for'the, heathen: a sense of their desperate condition, S.-My mother-in-law,, who is O. E. HIGGINS, '
MyoW_friend'Giubns\ who'has wife and it will not'do to make them mad. an extravagant woman with my flour, 5 .: BEN DOWD, .
and eleven girls, 'pne, boy,and two The Republic needs its working sons, says that one pint of flour is enough.T. G. W. IDNER, _.: {
mules, would pe'ntjIed! to"i4,6oo, and it must heed their necessities. S. :, Miss ANNIE TAYLOR.
but;Ms little' property is .'hardl worth send wise for
Heaven us men legislators C. H. BERRY '
P. P. S.-If think I am joking ,
$i,4oo, while old .man Squires ofChicago you Y
and prudent men for jurists. N. ROGERS
about this it will ,
thing j just you try now
M. $14,000,066 and TOM SAWYER. '
has neither, chick horVcHildl' 'This you, and if you don't get yourself as- J. T. STUBBS,
I: may be. ,all right,;.but, to ,i my feeble Cockroach & Co. tonished at the result I'll agree to quit Directors of Alliance 'Exposition.
Ocala, Fla.
the Alliance and start National 21,1891.
mindit:: does Snot;:seem 'so. Grubbs: This enterprising firm is doing busi- a t *

Kas::, )honest...as 'a', .poor ,man; ';.can;:faf- ness,in nearly every home in Florida bank. T.'S. Farmers, for the past twentytwoyears
: ford to be, and he ;has'worked .and'is monopolist of the first order. we have highly improved the
Iwdi, daring his:57 years, :'yet. in his :To exterminate the entire outfit, including Kiln Drying Railroad Stooks.D. "Pride of America" seed corn, until it
:, old age hk little farm hardly 'makes the,smell, get ten cent's worthof H. Talbot, of Sioux City, .Iowa, now more than deserves its name. We
;' him a .support.- Squires is about '60 crude phosphorus-at, least if it made an address to the Omaha Con have sold it all over the country,where:
a and has not,done'a,lick'of work for, a isn't crude it outsmells some things vention of the National Farmers' Alliance it has given more than universal satis-
quarter',of,:a century;; .yet ,coin' his that.are-and: : then you make a flour from which the following is anextract. faction, and has taken twenty-eight
; wealth,into silver:'dollars and:it would' paste,', using.two quarts of flour to the He offers to send a copy of premiums at different; fairs.It .
require'a train'or 42 cars to' haul ,it. half ounce of phosphorus, or you may the address to any one applying for is pure white, makes from sixty to
from the-,mint, Of course he made useless flour and proportionately less it : eighty bushels per acre on fair land,
tkat'rast sum at the expense of a, few phosphorus if you have a"like proportion "Railroads should have the water over an hundred on rich land. We
th i sand.such men asGrubbs.M .of cockroaches and hen roaches. taken from their bonds and stocks by have often picked four ears to the
' : -y\refBediesare\ .offered*.for' this You may also add a little lard for the simply appraising the roads at given stalk and have often shelled a poundof
; slate ,of,aflkirs, but. ::'to my mind i *noneare sake,of euphony or some other speciesof intervals at the actual cost to build corn from a single ear. It is very
amore;feasible than' the,proposition softness, and when you have filled and operate at that time, and freight early,grains nearly an inch long, best
':1 oflgRatius( ,Doiinnelly'to'' tax incomes theentire farm with the smell of burn- rates should be based upon the valueof for farm and garden in the world.
:, above"$3,00 by.a graded..tax that will ing matches so that your motherinlaw the thus kiln-dried material, rather Acknowledged by the Department;of
F. MAett&t) confiscation when the; sum passes off into hysterics,) then put I !than as,at the present in its wet goods Agriculture to be the best corn,}IB/jtfce:/}
reaches $25,000. Yet this man :Doij- little dobs' of the paste on broken condition.. :. Jf this were to be done, I United States. ofei;, *

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Why'do you waste ,your land, time Reform Press. Some Good Advice.No RICH ,FLORIDA LANDS.

and labor with'poor,seed?' We guar ;After knocking at the door of Con- organization in the world, can

antee satisfaction or refund your gress, in vain, the farmers are now make a good farmer out of a.man,who

money. Send immediately.,. knocking that door in.-Coun ,-Jour- has no desire for self-improvement;

The samples sent us were carefully nor ,can) any cooperative movement

measured and. some of them were nal.The defeat of Gen. Hampton, of bring success to a farmer who does

found to be three-fourths of an inch in South Carolina; the closely contested not exert himself' to win it. For this
and firm. See advertisement reason THE FARMER AND FRUIT
very election of Gov. Gordon, of Georgia;
GROWER considers Lecturer A.,
> in another column.-ED. the promise of Senator Vance, of North ,J.
Foreman of the Robertson County
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Carolina, to vote for the subtreasurybill
I now Wish' to make special mentionof the putting aside of Ingalls in (Tenn.) Alliance, a man with a "levelhead"
and clear ,conception of what
two little Waukeenah Kansas and,the election of leg
girls, Lucy many constitutes successful and progressive
and Blanche, Wooten, age' ten: and islators and Congressmen from differ- a
farmer. Now that the elections are
twelve years, who contributed 'some ent States, shows the people are
he Alliancemen turn
beautiful needlework. Continue girls, aroused. They have heretofore demanded over, wants to.

in such work.. Your example is com- their rights from the 'politicians !! their attention; their own private
affairs to look at home for signs of
mendable. Also, two little boys, in the two old parties, but all ,
better times and indications of future
Frank Morris and Willie< Moore: deserve -, that were unheeded, and being worn success. He wantse3.ch farmer to ask Farmers i Stop and Think.
special mention. Last; ,but not out from waiting, they have, risen in '
himself these questions. Is farm WHY the best of
: my Spend years your
least, we are indebted to Mr. C. T. their might and have shown at the
worth to than ? the soils of the frozen
more a life
year ago cultivating
Carroll and ladies of Monti-- elections the fall that are
young past they
Are the fences and the bushes which
higher and West
North raising crops on
cello, for'a beautiful banner, with the determined that their ballots in the
and briars lower? Were summer the is often not realized when
my freight ,
useful future shall only be given to those
ever plow painted on one,corner,
crops a success ? Have I more grass you can buy land from the undersigned,
and bearing the following inscription: men who will assist in removing the
and better wheat than a ? Has rich and fertile known lands
year ago any ,
"Presented by the young ladies of burdens they have borne, which are
house been and better raise that the
improved and where a
my you can crop
be made vassals in
Monticello. This banner the J effer- causing them to
arranged for comfort in,winter? Is my United States Government will pay a
ferson County Alliance will preserve this once free and glorious republic.
provision house better stored with BOUNTY of$ioo on each acre.
cherish of friendship Dublin
and at a memento Progress.
the of the fair donors. I family provisions than a year ago? HOLD On, this isn't all You can sell,
on part The excitement about what Congress Are barns better prepared to protect -
my said there in home
ant I have not the names of the crop right your
sorry threatens is about over and the stock, from storms and better
ladies who' 'it Con my market for $250 per acre. You ask for
presented -
young stitution. 1- country can gradually relapse into a filled with provender than ever before? the "How" and the "Wherefore."

comatose condition until 1892, when Have I better horses, cows, sheep and Quite right-facts and figures count best.
< the patriots will have an impending hogs? Are my farm tools all under
with Cane.
Mr. J. Dowling, Lake Butler, danger and terrible crisis to confront the shelter: ? Have I kept,a book accountof Plant the Land Sugar

is one of Bradford's: best farmers. people that will require the best efforts all the money paid out and received TO OLD Farmers and,careful perus

That he, has made a success in far- and most earnest labor of every citizento during the year? Do I owe any man ers of papers, the fact that there is'now

ming is fully l proven :by the figures rush to the polls to save it. Thereis anything? Do I owe more money now established near Kissimmee, Fla., the

that are given here below. These absolutely no danger now-all the than at, the beginning of the year? St. Cloud Sugar Refinery, is stale

figures.are not guess work, but are elections are over; there will not be Do I know whether farming pays or news.Ve are talking to all our

actual weights and measures ,and any next fall-there will be no elec- not? If I do not know how am I to friends. Sugar cane 'can be raised as

given by Mr. Dowling from his memorandum tions then; but the patriots will beginto find this out? Are my children goingto cheaply as corn, and Uncle Sam will

book.direct to the Telegraph incubate on a small crisis at that school ? Are they with others,(fiftyor pay you a bounty of two cents per Round {1.

man. time, which will gradually grow and more in number) cooped up in a on the manufactured' sugar. I

Mr. Dowling and two croppers cultivated expand until the following summer, little eighteen-by-twenty illventilatedroom Cloud plantation in Osceola Co., Fla., ;!

52 acres of land with the helpof when it will be full grown. As election ? We would not put so many averaged 4,500 pounds of sugar to the' 1

three horses. The 27, acres in cot-: day approaches it will grow and pigs in so little space; ,they would acre last year, and it will go 5,000;

ton yielded' total.of 27,530 pounds, I expand, when the Macedonian cry for contract disease and die. Are, our pounds this year.METHODS :

which was sold to Mr. J. G. Alvarezfor I help goes up, and in November, '1892, pigs of more value than our children ? ? This isn't the only big t

$1,651.80, or a net average 'of everybody can again save the country Think before you answer this last chance of your life, however. The {;,

$6 .14 per acre. Twenty-five acres If you have not grown tired of question. cultivation of rice lands about Kissimmee i

,of corn yielded 400 bushels, worth this patriotic work from repeated ex- is to become an assured, profitablefact.

$400; ,6,600 bundles of fodder, worth ercise, be as patient and easy as you Notice of Incorporation.Notice There is no richer or better

$66 Cow peas, ,75 bushels, worth can.-Alliance Herald. lands in the '
Is hereby given that the undersigned truck and market-garden
$112.50, were also made. Pindars We are acquainted with certain individuals general persons have Incorporation formed a corporation laws of the under Htateof the world than the land on the rich over-

were grown which fattened pork worth who go about trying to impress Florida. flow, or bottom lands about Kissimmee. :

$2x0; lard $28, a total from the 52 the farmer's mind with the idea Purity The name OU Company.of this."corporation and its principal shall place be Write, for confirmation, to CoL 'f

'r r commercial 8 fertilizer he total amountof that it is shiftlessness and absolute of business in Florida shall be in Jacksonville A. K. McClure, editor Philadelphia {
used ,Duval county, Florida. It shall also .
was $300 '
laziness on their part that has gotten have a place of business In New York City' Times, who has personal knowledge.

'worth, which will yet leave a net them in the present deplorable con- New The York.general nature of the business to be Then in lands for orange groves, or

2278.30, for the three men's work on dition. These same fellows, mark transacted shall be the production, milling, groves already cultivated or bearing,
soil. Stark Tel. refining, deodorizing deflarorizing, manufacturing -
52 acres-of Bradford you, haven't done enough work in ten buying and selling of vegetable, I.can satisfy you that your best interests ;

t-tr A. years to raise a mess of beans. We mineral and animal oils. stock authorized lie in seeing me before any one else.
The amount of the capital i
I 94 should like to see some of these wise Is One Hundred and Fifty Thousand DollarsI150.0CO BEAUTIFUL HOMES. The'healthfulness -

;The Marion county Farmers' Alliance and industrious gentry enter the com i Shares( of),divided One Hundred Into Fifteen Dollars Hundred($100)each(1,500),to and beauty of KissimmeeI

at their ,meeting at 'Hickory field and hog pen that they prate so be amount paid in as money the board at such of directors times and may in from such have never been questioned. No '

Springs, 'Wednesday, attemded by much about and remain there five time to time determine upon. diphtheria, no consumption, no pneumonia -

about forty delegates, the Hon.; W.H. years and come back and report the time This of corporation filing a copy shall of these commence articles with at the the -in fact, read, our medical

Long'was re-elected president, Wm. immensity of their possessions. We the Secretary Circuit State Court of of Florida Duval,County and the, Florida Clerk of, report. Beautiful cottages, villas or ;

Dehon, secretary; S. S. Savage,- vice- are free to admit that farmers do' not and shall terminate In ninety.*nine, years lots suitable 'for residences. Write ;
Cordero ,treasurer exercise that degree of common sense therefrom.The .
president; Judge business of the company is to be con- for terms and particulars.
and Rev; Herman C. Martin, lecturer. in supplying the table with eatables ducted by a president, a board of three COME SOUTH And untold
directors,of whom the president shall be one get
The most exciting scene took placeon raised at home that they should, yet a secretary,and by such other officers as the quantities of the grandest climate in
the return of the, delegates to Blue we know men who have never gone in board of directors shall from time to time, ap of
point'or authorize: the time at which the the world free with each acre ground {.
Springs and their race with the, S. S. debt who are pinched with povery the directors are to be elected shall he at the an- purchased. Come where you. can till

O. & G. train that had to pass the same as the rest of us*, and it is noth- nual held meeting on the third of the company Wednesday, which of March shall be in the soil twelve months in the year.

curb at that place ere they could stopto ing less than an insult to common each year,and the president and secretary At least write to me for full particulars.
of the board of
shall be elected at a meeting
receive the The dele- honesty to claim that laziness has
passengers. directors to be held Immediately after said CANNON:
gates thinking the train would '''not, ruined our people and brought this annual meeting. The other officers shall be WM. ,
appointed for such times as the board of Kissimmee, Fle.
stop, attempted to overtake it, and in country to the very brink of ruin direo-tors may designate or authorize. Agent for the lands of the Dlsston Companies,
the race got distanced by the monopolistic where it is to-day, tottering and trembling The highest amount of indebtedness or for the Associated Railways toads,and the '
liability to which the corporation can anytime lands of Klfslmmee Land Co.
combine, as I the poor' horny beneath the load of corruptionthat' subject Itself shall be one hundred and .
Phosphate, sugar cane, rice, trucking,
fifty thousand dollars(J150.0W)
E handed tiller of the soil invariablydoes has been heaped upon its citizen- The undersigned compose the first board of fruit, grazing timber, general farming,

when they'run against'that kind. ship by unscrupulous POliticians.-- directors:;:; J.. B.M.PARRO'lT.T. DAY,JR.., ,and home lands. Send for.map showing

of antagO .-Banner., I Alliance Vindicator. 3-12-41 8. & Jtnf.J QN. lands, ;

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3 9"/ ";Root' oC the'i N Natioaal Executive all other demands; including the demand ply. In no'other way can an approximation our people as to money loans? Five :'
Silver Committee.L: ,, ,... : "'* for the arts. to an equitable standard thousand millions of dollars would not
,_JT"Continued[ from last :week.]] .,, The 'price of silver; since the St. through metallic money be,secured. suffice. ,How could'the government
The two Senators from Missouri Louis Convention, has advanced from The committee therefore advises obtain even the fourth part of this sum?
have always, through..-all>, administra 93 cents to $1.10 an ounce' -almost silver men everywhere *o continue the Not by borrowing surely. If then it
taosbeen"on'theside of the !unlimited half way 'to parity with 'gold. ,And I agitation of this most important of,all should become a,, necessity to' issue
cue'bf silver as money. ,Most '.of the with ,the advance of silver bullion,' as questions, and to continue to press paper money, the question imwedk
Senators from the 'South took an'ac silver'men confidently predicted, agricultural their demands upon Congress.until free ately arises what kind or.form of such
tive,artjn the discussion:on ;the side l products, especially wheat and coinage is restored. And, above all, money could be issued safely? No
of;:.t free coinage. Eloquent:. and-able 'cotton, have: materially advanced. As we urge the people everywhere to question man of proper understanding would
speeches were: made by, ''Daniels, it takes more gold to get the silver to : all candidates for Congress and. claimjt otherwise than,, folly: for the
Reg&n, Coke, Harris;, Morgan-and coin into: rupees with which' to buy know when they vote for them that government ,to issue {paper money (so,
others: Senator:Eva ts;/,of New: York, wheat in India i ''for the English market, hey: are voting for men who will# vote called), irredeemable.m gold or silver.If .
opposed' bullion redemption.in 'a: less wheat'will""be bought in India and i in the Fifty-second Congress, for the, then :we seek to,ascertain how much,
scholarly:'-speech, and ;favored a:freer more, and 'at ;a higher price will bebought.in equal use of both metals as money to of'such kind of paper money would,be;
use} 'of 'silver, while from' the ,East, the United:States.In the: end that the country shall no longer, redeemable in ,specie the government,
Senators Cameron,. of Pennsylvania; this way the larger' use of silveras 3e subjected to the consequences ,of a could now safely issue, we would, find.
Btydget; of: few Jersey: ;' Gorman,), of money in: this country may, ,by constantly shrinking volume of money five hundred millions_ would probablybe I
Maryland, and Blair of New Hampshire raising the pric'eof-silver and with it and the constant appreciation of gold, the limit. This would not supplyonetenth
voted for''free coinage.- the price of wheat and cotton, without attended by a never ending fall of part the probable sum wanted!
'When the Senate ,bill providing for diminishing'their export, increasethe prices. by the people. To the man wanting. -,
free coinage t went to. the House, a total value of our, exports, and in The discussion of the silver questionon a. loan of one thousand dollars,would II-
strong,'effort: waS made by the'\mmendsdffree 3 this manner help .to create a: larger this side of the ocean, and the new be a ,sort of farce to offer him the loan, I
; coinage: to secure direct vote: balance of trade in bur favor: Thus, silver law, has led to renewed discussion of one }hundred dollars as the utmost ;.
... on 'it ;; but unfortunately party considerations while the producers of silver may be on the other side,which has given possible sum. "
benefited by this'act '(and'why should rise to the that the is this
were invoked. .and l .restrictive opinion present a Then how can we get out of
rules:,resorted to ',to prevent discussion they not be?) the whole country gains favorable time to renew negotiations miserably bad, fix? The government
of a 'vote fairly expressive ,.ofthe millions by it. with the States of the Latin Union I might borrow five hundred millions on
: 'views'' of'. members. For, 'undoubtedly Some features of the conference bill and other governments, with the viewof bonds at 334 per cent., but,if it did
,:. 'the 'real sentiments of 'a have. been criticised, and perhaps establishing free coinage for both this for the purpose of loaning it to
majority) } 'o f members; as well as'of a rightly criticised.. The first section of metals on a common ratio for all coun- producers at 2 per cent. it would, be a -
vast',majority of the people they represent the bill requires the purchase of 4,500- tries.The fiscal blunder of a double, if not trip-
are' in' favor of the restorationof ooo ounces,' "or so much thereof as ratio, for manifest ,reasons, pie, character. ,For the governmentto
:*ilver*to, unlimited coinage. Such may be offered in each month at themarket should be '534 to i instead of 16 to i." borrow at, 34 per cent. and turn
uncomprpmising: i advocates of free price thereof not exceeding i The conference of American nations, round and loan at 2 per cent! would
one dollar for: !I4 'grains of held last winter at entail annual loss'of to
coinage as :Bland and,, others on,, that 37 pure Washington,; pro- an $7,500,000
side of the House can, of: ,course,. al.. silver;" that is,- $1.29 per ounce. posed a further conference for the purpose the' government on the amount above
ways be counted_ on to voce for: such; a The ''plain meaning of the phrase"or of adopting a common silver coin stated: Again, 'It were a blunder for
measure. A few ,representatives on so much as maybe offered," is ,for the several American States, and anew the 'government to attempt to l loan
the .other.side.i Bartine, of Nevada, that'' the Secretary shall'' purchase at i conference, with this view, is expected money, as it is not the rightful province

whose_ ,,labors \have been.:incessant in, the market price 4,500,000; 'ounces to meet in Washington Januarynext. of a good government to enter'into.
each month, or so much thereof as such
committee i and out, for free coinage, things.
Tqwnsend, Carter ,Morrow, Clunie may be offered at not exceeding $1.29 In view of these conditions it has In the third place, for the government
and',,De Haven courageously; voted. an ounce; and no Secretary, after been suggested that a Bimetallic to issue such a vast sum of
what was said on this point in, the be formed in this five hundred thousand h
their};sentiments. ,,w'hlfe others, although League country to money as or a
expressing themsel yes as in favor"of Senate by the advocates of the bill, co-operate with similar organizationsabroad millions additional l circulating medium
free coinage, cast their i votes against will persume to 'put any 'other construction to promote the cause of' free would so act as to inflate pricestiy
,. theradoption of, the ,Senate Free Coinage upon' it or fail to' purchase coinage of both gold and silver at the perceptibly and recoil to the real disadvantage
,Bill. the 1f uti114,500,000 ounces a month. mints of all commercial nations. ''of the farming class, unskilled
'The:committee therefore The committee will be laborers and those
; :It has evident congratulates glad ,to re- dependenton
this Become ; the St. Louis Convention and the ceive suggestions on this proposition. I fixed incomes. When the cost' of'a
action in the
House that afr'eg'"coinage
-bill would country'' t>n' the gain 'that has been The committee has to add that it has I. considerable part of our living is 'enhanced -
not made ,since the convention. met in in preparation a history of silver the in price (as necessarily follows
approval of the President and
II November last. 'history from increase in circulating-
therefore' uld not become law. Fifty-first Congress, prefaced by a any our
a :But, while an ,undoubted gain has of the mint laws of the United medium) it bears hard upon all those
,A, compromise bill became then the been made, the present law can no States, and the demonetizatiQn act ol whose products, or wages, or income
only thing'practicable. A conferencecommittee more be accepted as a' final settlementof 1873; which will be for distribution is not responsive to such rise. If a
.was appointed and theonlyf the silver question, or of the money when completed. farmer's income'from his crop is not "
thing left forthe< silver, ; men then was question, ,than the"Act of 1878 was a NATIONAL EXECUTIVE SILVER enlarged by an increased amount of
to secure, the best b possible under final settlement,of it. It is but a step COMMITTEE.A. currency.-and the fact of the matter
the circumstances; the result was the in, the direction of free coinagealong J. WARNER Chairman. is simply this: The farmer sells his .
act' which became a law: by the ,sig, ,step let us; hope-but only that. S.- crops at prices fixed abroad on 'a gold
nature'July: 14." Metallic money must be ,relegatedto The Government as a Loan Com basis, and thus obtains the same, for
Of this act.the',committee can ,only natural regulations through produc- pany. his cotton or wheat, 'and whether our
say,. that whilelt, :is .not free, coinage, tion from' the mines,or'metallic money Editor Alliance Department: volume of currency is increased or
and while J it; cannot be accepted as> in itself must eventually be given,,up. Perhaps the most singular idea prevalent not; thus the farmer is made to pay
;any ,sense, ,a, final ,settlement ,of the Metallic f money, the. ,supply and use of in the minds of a large number more for what he buys, while he gets
silver ,question;, and ,while, like allcqmpromises which as'money is: controlled! by legislation of our people, at the present time, is i no more for what he has to sell.;> ,By
,i itis,not,:wholly satisfactory ) IS,:Deprived of its highest quality that the United States Governmenthas this it is clearly to, be seen that he is a
', to..either party, neverthelessi: ;as money' which is natural regulation, the power, and should loan to such loser whenever the currency .is. perceptibly -
when fairly considered,, that it{isa decided thereby securing comparative:stability of its people as might need 'the same increased. ..ff.., '
step forward can h ,hardly b e. of value through long periods of time. reasonable sums of money at the rate Nothing could be more unwise,thanfor
questioned. That, honestly administered Hence, not until silver is restored tits 0 of two per cent per annum. the government to enter .upon a
it will bring us much nearer r constitutional place as a money To call this idea a delusion is simplyto line of action seeking to loan money
fr coinage is reasonably certain. It !metal'side by side with gold in every use the mildest term within our to producers, however needy \they
:will increase the purchase of silver for mintage right and legal tender.unc- reach. Surely the object.of legitimate might be. It would create a disor-
r monetary use by over' 2,500,000 tion, will the silver question be settled; government is altogether lost sight oft dered state of things and the relation
ounces month. At thepresentpnceof and not till then will agitation on this and the worst form of special legislation of our varied interests would be
silver:it:"will add about$30,000,000 question. ,cease. possible to entertain is set up in greatly disturbed thereby. '
more to 'our money volume, than the The restoration of silver ,is not alone its, stead. Let us examine this matter The fishery interests might call, for
coinage $2,000,000 a month under: norchiefly the interest of those who carefully and seek to some clear loans with equal claims l of justice :as
the present 'lawIt will absorb,for mine, 'it, it is ofparamount, interest tall o understanding of.its real significance. the farming or mining.: interests. And
monetary use,-the, ;entire ,production thepeople, 'of.the country., Nor i is If-the government had such powers why not the navigating. interests be
btor.Owll mines, .l leaving the production anything more important to the world who could measure the bound thai treated:alike with:the factory or other
of the rest of tlie world to supply than regular,and certain money sup would restrain the seeming wants o tf I interests? Today: : we see an unequalf

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stale fpof:; things, ..because" 'tKe, :Sinning! upon some other source of help weakens sand tax-payers, and 'a New York pa- Pexnuts.Cassava seed two,two dollars dollars a a bushel barrel{ Spanish D. C.

and factory interests have been" highly the spirit and indomitable energyof per stated that in 1$86'1\r. Jay Gouldwas ANDRXSS, MacclenU7.283t.. .

favored and the. farming! ''interestsraade the person thus operated upon, and assessed on $50,ooo personal only. McCartney roses make beaut ffut.'e vergreed,

!to suffer thereby. ',:;, .'" '- this is what we call degredation.The -HENRY WINN in American Agn'Culturisl. fttock-prool sale. Jl.ONEILL hedges.Falrbank Plants and Fla.cuttings 12-13-161 for

Our people are .counted. 'as really average man can not stand fI
... The Florida Real Estate Journal Arcadia.
-the evidence much r.- : P'lorlda-wltb State be bad for '
prosperous seems so temptation.Offer ._ .. Map-can only
4 n .f.. ten cents. South Florida lands cheap. 2 19-12
strong; one can ,hardly. :, doubt ityetthe to help him when he may needit FOR NERVOUSEXHAUSTION:: .

farming interest,Is far from prosperous and he 'will need it continually. I Only now.few of those A',.0 one choice year roses pecan large trees: sire l..n'Order

: and the, truth is the mining B. Use Hereford's Acid Phosphate. ramelias, all colors. Fig, Persimmons',
; I Scuppernong, etc. ,Prices low D L.,''PIKB-.
and factory interests e steadily absorbing Dr. JASON WALKER, Minot, Me., SON Monticello, rta. i- &-2t-

the proper gain belonging to : ,t Tax-Dodgin says : ''/have used it with very pleasing Parties wanting, three and four year-old'

the farming interest and from this results. I have, prescribed it for I LtConte pear trees, purple-seeded pomegranates -
; How much does the personal Marianna
i prop figs,quinces. plum stocks, or
I cause the farmers are gradually grow-- erty escaping, which is nearly all credit nervous exhaustion; for that state of the_ !' umbrella Chlntt trees, would save money, ,by
t buying from first hands Address J. II.GIBARDEAU .
ini:,deeper in, debt. Already their property, amount to? We can only nervous system ftllowingxposure'to sun ,Monticello, ,FUu 2-19-3

'; mortgage indebtedness is greater than estimate. The probate inventories in heat; for wakefulness in cases seeming, Orlando Nursery-5fX) Tardlff 400 MedlteS

their productive income will'admit of Essex Massachusetts during to be due to nervous die ility. Our young ranean sweet. 200 Riverside Navel 200
county, ,Dummit, 400 Homossnsa. 400 Maltese Blood.(
.;. ever being met. :If we should add, twenty-five years, showed more than man at, school,had.,sub ak feelin; { of confuaomin 1.000 Sweet Mammoth, villa Franca
the.currency, matters. for the farmers; his iKead that fie ..had'/o\leave Lemons, Reeves' and other peachon
jthree times as personal as real; [ Marianna plum These, are not cheap I
f :would be still' worse i property. Robert Giffen, the ablest school. I gave Acid Phosphate, and he trees, are as fine as possible' to grow'them'

IiI Loaning: ; money: to the farmers at! statistician in England, estimates the was soon able, ta resume',study? JAMES Morr. 2-19-61

\ | 2]per cent. would not' by any means! land value of the United Kingdom at T"CENTAWORD' be Boy secured home on cheap the !installment A pleasant. plan.home Nice can

J t insure the payment :of even 'that low;! one-sixth the total wealth. In States house and two lots in one of the most pleasant
', locations in the city. Address, l'JIA W.
;; ,.rate:;of interest;, for 'if cotton or corn, ( like Massachusetts the proportioncannot DACOSTA,Jacksonville Fla .* ..

Iff' ;'Or:wheat or meat: only brings, enough; be far different. If these data For'pale.-Good one and /''tw0e1 ar'oJd
To the farmers lemon buds on sour stock, 25c f. o. b. W''"B. >
give a plain living
very be, taken as indications, two thousand insure Insertion In this column, adT rt1ie- WALKER, Manager Lake Mattie .Nursery. ,
tit seems clear that their taxes must be, millions in chattels escape the assessorin ments must be accompanied by- the money. Auburndale, *la. 2-12-41' -

paid'before the interest is cared for;, Massachusetts alone. The tax com- Adrertlsements must not exceed fifty word So.nd1S your orders' for note paper, pens
Stamps received In .
Postage payment. Inks and supplies. We will treat-ryou
and shall the living be ,so pinched; mittee of the Boston executive business Count every: word,including name.and,address.. right. ,DaCota Printing and Publishing
r' that the interest must first be provided'! association make that estimate. If we Home,Jack son vllle,-Fla. -,
Send for circulars on coring salt rick
my '
for?. Reason as we may on'this point, call the amount only ten or twelve For prices on car lots Western tobacco cattle,or loss of appetite. Guaranteed. Price 4.
the fact remains only too plain for de-;! hundred millions the tax on that at stems, write, L. WALLACE Tr"JENKINS.Lake of medicine, thirty-five cents, by mail' If my
Helen, Fla. 3-lJWt conditions complied with, I will cure or
nial, ,the farmers are losing; ground as; the common, rate of fifteen dollars per pay for them. It has cured tome bad cases of
Wanted Wild perslm'moh AddressB. hoc cholera. W. G. TILOHXAN, PA atka,
to' means in comparison with other; seed.
thousand would be fifteen or eighteen B B.,_Eureka, Fla. It ,Fla. 2-67 h t.
industrial workers, nor is there- any' milions per annum, or, at the reducedrate Send OK your orders for note paper, pens,
rightful cause why this should; be the;! Great bargains In very desirable real estates inks, and all supplies. We will treat you
which its taxation would bring Send for description and price. J. L. DE: right. DaCosta Printing and Publishing
Jase. We need not go, far to,' find"this : about, the amount would be ten or RIEDX, Lakeland, Folk Co.: Fla. 3-12-51 House, Jacksonville (Kla. '

\Se-jif;, simply class.legislation, eleven millions The tariff taxes per. "Mr*.J. 8. R Thomson, Spartanbnrg, S. C., DaCosta Do yon need Printing orinting and of Publ anr kind;shiug.Send House to
in which special favors have beengranted lady manager to World's Fair wants to cor ,
Jack onviile, Flu. >
capita in Massachusetts are about seven respond,with parties In Florida with view to >
to certain industries to the;; millions. So the unjust local taxes having collected native and'other. plants, and All kinds of books bound and made as rood
bulbs. "It' as new. Send to Da Cost! a Printing and Publishing -
disadvantage of others: It is, nothing'less largely exceed the tariff taxes, just and House,Jacksonville, Fla. *
than a' crime,that this should havebeeV The able labor commissionerof Repair your old family Bibles. Make them Several grade Jersey cow fresh with calf by
good us new. DaCosta Printing and Pub-
male. acid few Poland
registered Jersey a
'done. It .may not be so regarded Connecticut, to ascertain what profits lishing House, ,Jacksonville,, Fla. China pigs. Wx. K. SCIIBADKB. Waverly

.by, some i ,yet to give to oneseCjoj" : the farmers are making, examinedthe Nothing excels"the umbrella, China ,** a Oca.'a.Htock Farm,' Tallahassee, Fla. 3 First...2(. prise
'' rapid growing and ornamental shade tree.
!men 'by taking 'from another* accounts of 692 representativefarms $10,per;,100.. ,, J.,: He, GIBARDEAU.. Alonticello, Do you need printing of any kind Send to
e'A surely, apprdximates ,robbery; worth about three and a quarter Fla ,'- 3-5-2t 1 Jacksonville DaCosta Printing Fla a&d Publishing House*

though'1bebstatutory:: : :.enactments.; Repair your old family Bibles. Make'them ,
; millions. He found the total net profits good a* new. DaCosta( Printing and Publishing Wanted, 'the consent of JO.ttfiO) smokers"'tO "'-
'?:"A's{' ':Alli nc inem, '''let' us consider;, above interest paid and family supportwas House, Jacksonville, Fla. send each, a sample tot of 150 "NICKEL""
Cigars and a 20 year go'd filled Watch,by Express -
well, before we rush;headlong toward; $I6, 163. If this be a fair estimatefor Wanted-A live newspaper man to canvass C O. D. Jo.25 and allow examination.
such'a, wild,harumscarum of puDn! Massachusetts and if her farm the'State for two leading publications. Ap-' HAVANA. CIOAK.Co., Winston,N< C. 1-29-gt
W. DaCosta
ply to C. DACOSTA Printing KendloDaCos
Do you need print in g of any kind?.
"policy i as. that now 'advocated by! property is assessed as shown in the House:,Jacksonville a Printing and Publishing( House,

some--the;loaning'',of money by the; census, her farmers bear far more in Repair your,old family Bibles.' ,Make,theraj Jacksonville ,Fla/ .**' -
good as new. DaCo'ta Printing and Publishing Strawberries-Bessle' Alabama, Stevens.
general,,government. Nothing :could! unjust taxes by reason of the escape of Houso.Jacksonville, Fla. The kinds to plant for profit in the South, +
.be antagonistic the of( Bend for prices. JULIUS SCUNAPLXBACH: ,
more \to purposes personal property from its fair share Sweet cassava seed stalks for sale. $7 per Grand Bay, Ala.' 2-b-b6

had in view by the founders of purj the burden than all they are able to lay 1.000 Kustis, feet Fla.on board the cars, 'CHAS.3-5-U F. MAT, Do you need stationery of any kind-paper,

government. It were, a thousand by for the future. No doubt the same pens and ink Send to DaCoata Printing and
f.0.000 tobacco plants for sale choice Havana Publishing house Jacksonville, Fla. *
{ times better adhering to 'a form is of other Eastern States. The
true reed, Vuelta' AbaJo, Aroma .do Cuba, Ten PEAR fREKft.-FOR LECONTE, ,GAR-
I of government with no legislation for escape of credits in the cities is greater dollars a thousand. .E.A.,LINDSLKT''.' -- forth BER'S HYBRID ASH OTHERS' APPLYTO
Jacksonville. ; 3-5-51
'certain :classes, or. persons, l or indus- indeed, though not much greater thanin WRnied-Vma Franca.Lemon. .frees and MontlcellOi 10-26-*

'fries but for the: true interests 'of the the towns. But if the proper assess White Niagara Vines. .Must be- bf. stock Do you need stationery of any kind: '
% and cheap. Address, .NICOL, care FARMER pens and ink? Bend to DaCosta Printing and
whole of the Already of chattels in the
body people.
ment tax
: dodging retreats AND FBUIT-GBOWTSB 2.26-*. Publishing House, Jacksonville, Fla. .*
.f are our taxes doubly higher 'than'' ,in should leave them with an unfairly "I '14; .'

:any good'reason they should be, and low rate, a State tax education ',1\

,no; less,true 'is:it, that 'our'' officers ,are and public roads would enable the' .

: twofold in number' as to any. real farmerto realize his share of the bene- ;

need of their services ; thus entailing fits of honest taxation. PAR ES S (COb'3GMPTJON TIIB'BI+t4'f)

upon us a. vast..burden of expense we There are no difficulties in reachingthis
.' certainly b 'cured by only tmo dilug tui,. ely t PKOF.PHSLPS great discovery,
'are ill able ,to bear. property except the obstruction to can

There,is still.another/phase ,to this legislative action which the taxdodgers

question of governmental\ l loans :: its and their sympathizers interpose.We p CELERY .

the' supposed reach the of' debtor :
\ persons property a poor '
Dear Bira-I eel it my dutyto'tell Ton
I tb'be\enefi ted thereby{ Can*the when we, want a hundred cent fora Saved,From tho Insane Asylum. About year
: api per what Fame's,Celery Compound did for tae. I can't ralsc it enough. a ago my
i plicant! for.a. loan, return to r the samefeeling. private debt; why should we fail in head troubled me'so that, it Deemed. thougti' should be crazy. It was caused by over-
<; asked the advice of two dtVptoc ,who gave me medicine to no erect and J did Dot
l of manliness he possessed be- reaching that of the rich man when we : everything seemed so strong ,,1
know what I would'do. I did not w"nto see: anyone.
Afore so' 'doing" 'when he relied solely seek only one per cent. for a debt justas I had a tired languid feeling,,my kidneys troubled me,and lieU badly. I read your,-Adrer.tisement .

upon his own power to work, out from sacred? Vermont easily in a single in a paper and thought I wouM try the coxniwund. Before 1 had recommend taken half of,pn>
Four bottles cured me'and I would it to all
bottle I felt like a new person:
his burden of need ? How few would year trebled her personal valuation, that fuel,the way I did. Yours truly )lira. J. K W ILcoxRural P.0.,Wls.

ever expect 'to repay the sum borrowed ;and Pennsylvania{ added. a -hundred '
Mnr srs -I am much pleased with the action, of
Prescribe It *
; 'nor would all by any means and fifty millions to hers. I have no Paine Physicians Celery Compound in those*cases where the nervous system was broken flown from

:expect to 'pay even the 'interest. Does ,doubt that statutes reasonably mil4! orer-workofmindorbody. I hare seen! particularly good results wbere'th.. padsnt'bad

the reader: question this? If 'so I ,would add to the assessment rolls a of lost weak all'ambition,emaciated, no hystetlcal appetite,constipated females hate',could been not cured sleep with nights the, Compound.td Three "or I war hare dues observed

pity his,limited knowledge of human thousand millions in Massachusetts, that it quiets excitable nerve,give*patients better, increases appetite r0galat
nature. Man's dependence upon his and ,double that in New York. bowels,and ii a good remedy to buil ,, :773.** : p- C. EOOUTWf, 3*. D.AItonaIll., ,
is what makes the A Bostonian died since i ;
own efforts not
personal long
BICnAEDSON, A CO., Props.,Burlington.Vt. "
it Is sold by all reliable droggfata.PTELLg: '
manliness we so much esteem. Whatever whose estate showed that he had 'In f: r '

tends to create, a dependence (dodged the average tax of five thou. Beware of ,worthless'imitations ef DIAMOND DYES. t

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At. Jacksonville la the State of Florida, at =:
tee dose of business,February 28,1881.. i i
Offer av
R OURCES. eneocj Trade Mark.

LoaM aad discounts.OTerdfafts _.._.................. 147fi30.69 HOLMS CANNED MEAT FOR POULTRYWill
,secured and unsecured. 8,667.89 I c a: Make Hens Lay I
U.S.Bead to secure clrcolatlon 60.080.CO Grow
Stocks, securities.elms ..-?.?...;: 3f4O.8ODue 0 0 Will Make Chickens '
from approved reserve ag.enta11,088.61 = AMD GOOD FOB MOTH.TINO Fowus.
Dae from" other National Bnfc ........ 21,470.11Du. 1'H.'LOBXD.A.. s.. .... This food strictly fresh meat carefully
.from State Banks and bankers. 85,61298 .
o cooked,ground fine,seasoned and hermetically "
t Banking-house, furniture and .
fixtures......_linniiiMiii_.-M.- 22,500.00 o aN sealed In 8-lb cans. Being ground fine,It
Other real estate and mortgages Q can be readily mixed with soft food and fed +
owned___ ____.._ 8,099.78 Dispatch Farmer and Fruit-Grower : share. Prlc
Current expenses and taxes paid.862.01 I so as to give each an equal
Checks and other cash Items.__ 3,653.84 30 eta per can; $3 per doz. Address HOLUS
Bills of other FtTtr__-,.-_ I8,1ti&OO For one year and a copy ofWbitner's And Building Material.CHARLESTONS. DRESSED MEAT A WOOL CO., 20: North
Fractional nickels '
ADd usury paper......_...currency................,..-........- 43U1 Boston,Mass. Mention paper.I,
Specie____.__ 2I,2l7.00 Gardening in Florida C.
t Legal tender notes......___._-... 22,750.00 ,
: Redemption fund with U. S.
Treasurer ((5 per cent of circulation
)_________ 845.99 AIXFORWhitner's t.OO z PECANS.Large PALESKJKLYEC

Total-__...._ --.---,588.88I' nuts for seed. Also, pecan trees
ready for the grove LOIk11i CILDIlsnbf
LIABILITIES.Capital Gardening In Florida is a

stock paid in.-_ __.__ f60.0eXOO( and bound book of Large Paper-shell Pecans my ect to SPASMS are mod likely troubled with .! ;
8ur' lug fund.11.11..-.I...1.1..--___ 10,000.00 handsomely printed WillS The bed remedy for tniv U the celebrated ..... ;,
Undivided profits..........._._._ 96,83240 treatiseon Specialty.Pecan Been 60 'S.A.FAHNESTWK'8V.RMi.FU a.
" 250 pages,being a comprehensive
National Bank notes outstanding.- 96,4600)0)
}nuts 11 pound one.year-old lartT that M/ffif
; Dividends unpald.._......=. ......... '75X0DXPOSITB. the vegetable and tropical products of trees,f 1 each. per ;
, Individual deposits subject .. Florida, by Prof. J. N. Whitner, A. M. 12-25-21 Ocean Springs,ill... Illustrated Catalogue "OSGOOD"

to cihffik. ___18 ,S8L6O .
fr _
Demand certificates of deposit. This book is much sought after for its
t, ........-.-.......*__ 10,107.77 u.8.Standard '
... Certified checks .-... ...... 1,417.27 practical information. SCALESBsrtcntrisl.
Due to other National d
Leading PhotographerOf
Banks ..-... ........27,( 1.S6 $2.00 buys the book'and our I J'nIahtp l.
.. Due to State Banks and TON $3 5
,. ba ken-................... S4.66X24-416,169.44( paper for one,year. the State. Estimates on 1, .low arranOS600D

'; Total....-_.._..__........1629,666.83BTATX This is certainly a grand offer. Sendin VIEJ W 8Op &T90HPSON,Bllpalttl, N.Y.

I or FLORIDA, orders at once.
COUNTY OF DUVA}88 to 18x22 given on application. 13-4-4m C OUTFITS
I, Bryan TaUaferro, Cashier of the above ,
named bank do solemnly swear that the < "rioa%*tse.t
rur"t .
Jacksonville Fla. .
above statement true to the beat of my The New Tomato .uQala u. a.tomatigalludl llrS
}: knowledge and belief. *VH tprar 10O UM.per hour. W*
;, BRYAN TAUAFIBBO, ,., FAVORITE SINGER. platy ea tt. rnwktt thi. sasses three
Cashier. ......, NEW HIGH ARM. From Canad-t OUGHT to be extra early,and 'flow afld taprortd mMblBM,iMladlaf a...!
pnk spays tor Vineyard* .nd ltararla.Ala .
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 5th Style as shown in cut,wfthtuUletattachmentalelflettingnee as such Is sent out. The reports of the experimental ,en improrwl Hortepnvvr low prie.
g day of March,1881. stations speak highly of It, and Ug FBMJTELD FORCE pUNPCn.L.ekeert X.Yj|
JAXKS I. MUxozN .le and self threading shuttle.
' Public. numbers testify to Its earliness, productiveness. -
,0 otary YoacangetmEwmachlnesoyLTof
f. Correct Attest: manufacturers. Dave Canvas large size, roundness, rich color and
f jAXXfl M. BCHUKJLCHKB, sera'Commissions of$23. Benton, freedom from rot. Per package, 15 cte; five
, JOHN CLARK, trial. Warranted 5 years. for 60 eta. Yon will find It only In my seed FRUIT EVAPORATOR 1
Directors. catalogue,which will be sent FREE to any- -THE ZIMMERMAN
W We pay Freight PhiladelphlaPrdoe Stulard taw ..
body. '

:Harblehead, Mass
!L,0 IDAmPA1cI Owtf' ,

tt "= oUI T. V. MUNSON, DOES JVdULiV.t\
.. .fARMIRSAtiiANU .
f' r Send for Circular telling -
! fdIt.H" [IJ.J'Jl I ,.IaaltaI ... oaaIw NURSERYMAN. When to Spray,

The Introducer the great and good How,to Spray,
Parker strawberry
, CHA8. W. DACOSTA, Publisher. tastly Ile.ae scat.,aMmfrs Gntr1a. Willa t1.d4 Brilliant and what rumps to use.
Campbell GRAPES.I Agents Wanted.
ER161w rlUf FALaO N.Y
lM W.,
Herman JaegerRommel THE GOULDS MF'G. CO.

Terms; of Subscriptions Will mall his valuable catalogue of tried -, ,. Seneca Falls, N. Y. f'\'.

Twc" oar yearFerslxmoBths................................|3 00 JS.INCUBATORSimple.: : Southern fruits free. Address,
T. V.MUN8ON, Denison,Texas .
._ 100 Please mention this paper. 1141.4 NEWSPAPERS FREE
.Perfect and SelfRejvlaUTin [
: ..SabserlpUons; in all cases cash in ad- *. Hundreds in saocsu lamr pwoenUn operation.Gaanuiteedtohateba I you the"South Florida Home" '
six weeks trial for 10 cents and insert ..
I IBM e08UfiaD other on TOOT
sad no continued after the expfeattea of tetitecgs*at any
.twee, paper In free of which ",
hh&tohen fiend 6c. for Itluaa Gatalagoqaroulsnfres. name our"MallingList" charge
r, of take time paid for CEO.H.aT AHL.QUINCY ILL. c will bring you hundreds of sample copies of Florda -
circulars,etc.,and II
newspapers maps you
.. application.
Rmt 0f
Advertising on want! to visit or locate in Florida,you can very
REMITTANCE should be made by Check, easily decide where to go and how to get there, ,
Postal Note,Money Order,or Begistered Let- HORTICULTURAL c w ozbd and you will be pleased with the small Investment '
SUPPLIES.we= of 10 cts. Stamps taken. Address SOUTH -)
5fr tor,to order of AH HIT *LO IDA HOME,St. Petersburg Fla.


Jacksonville, Fla" fr" '" SeD4 abo b em FREEs 8eud JOG. v 0WY
ipeeW r lJtIr11'I.ctrea1ar for most
i < eoatplete SEED CATALOG pablWa .


< S.IL Qarrett, Mansfield, Ohio. ,Dear Sir- SI r...a18 Market'". 1'1t.Ua4.to.Pa.

J- Tour FRee Machine is a very valuable toolt WTteJEWETT &DWIGHTCO.MANUFACTURERS .

far any farmer who keeps bogs, sheep and .. 'W'KEYE 01

calve,sad especially tor Western ranchmen, H GRUB 1.STUMP SAIPPINOJJID PER IO RAED TAiill. /:

t where timber is scarce. It II the only fencetfeftt PWIoi. RINT CINCINN TI.TEIONAR 'JI 1:
I have been able to make at a reasonable ACHINE. ;

rate that. will pen hogs securely,'and for feed- y

lag lots for sheep and calves for summer Works otHhsr .Q.wgbS : PATENTS P.IMPSON., .Wash-
D C. No fee
corals It Is invaluable.. I used mostly split STANDING shill Patent obtained Inglon. Write for Inventor's atty's

t wWew poles or pieces of old boards. I have TIMBERonSTUMPS Guide.

sea nearly -one mile of this fence on my: !
' place sod am building more every chance I. Wlltpnilanorin STAUNTON MILITARY ACADEMY for

pt,stud tfce-machine I did it with is in good MINUTES When I say cure I do not mean merely to stop'them young and boys. For III'd catalogue

wefkiB*order and good 'for ten alles more MAlES A par a time and then haTe them return agaJn. Ineana addi,..Stauntoa Military Academy, SUua-, ..
( Va.'EARS
set all I oaa see.. I, am 'm0f'8.' than" pleased CLEANSWEEP radical cure. I haTe made the disease of PITS EPILEPSY I ton. 't. :
, "tI'M1he '__lae,. aad I recommend it toeaary .grays .,... tt-s-.A-&&.aee .ad.a.r..eu.puu. warrant my remedy to cure the want cawa. BeeanM FOR PROFIT IN THE SOUTH.
fcraaer.Tours tru4y, 't. .. MY7 Otuleu*r rod to aaadte. !b.en,eo a h.yrp thus hare failed is no reason for not DOW recelriD* LIMT '
Till 1st &>. M eM.MaVfor .. 1&YUl only eat Bottle of ILLUSTRATED FREE.
W drat W and Free
J. H. ROSXOBAKS, "J rear Send at once for a treaties *
Proprietor Willow Creek Ranches,Arapahoef J".11 ._,tera8.na1 sa...., .M A&4reM niMtntottaraUU. th([.CauJone.Xnefaewren."AM. chi.. t my core.infallible remedy. Gin Expreai and Poet Os>i .. Janningr Nursery :(*o.t Tllo.. ... .

OMfity Cetorado i8 MILNE A 80N, W.TCII .WnII.A. H. G. BOOT, M' C., 183 Pearl 8U, N. T yule, Oe.. rgla.l ,
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11i If you suffer with any form of this terrible
THE BEST, ''IRRESPECTIVE OF PRICE.J. loathsome disease and desire to .get cured

promptly, permanently and cheaply, use
ueE TNKV AUK Turkish Electric Ointment. Immediate re

, I THE BEST. lief./ Action,cool and soothing. It Is the only

l D. M.Fuutr&Co'sIBastrated : remedy In the WQl1d.and cares the wont cases

,Descriptive and Priced in existence. Sent by mail on receipt of one

d SEED ANNUAL! dollar-no free samples. We mean business.
i Don't hesitate,but remit at once,and address ":
For 1891 wiU be mailed FREE: plainly, TURKISH PHARMACY :o., Albion,
4o aO applicants,and to last season's J JI Mlch.
I customers. It is better than evtr.,
__ Erery penon using Garden,
Flenr#r FilM.)1,41, .
F j should send for it. Address 61,000 very choice Niagara grape roots.

j Largest Seedsmen in the worldSTRAWBERRIES.j TOO,OOO Five-bud cutting of Niagara .ATTUTIOlf.P'a17J'1'.AlID YIOKTABUC Gaowuts
',' grape for sale cheap
The No.S Cutaway,4-feet wide,at fl&SCh: each with
Both from old bearing vines;well matured order. Full tack In warehouse. Send for circulars.
wood and warranted true to name.I E. B.$UBHARFoderal PointNIAGARAsBUD Arent.J1a..

can locate a few very desirable home
steads in South Florida. ; 200,000

We make the original Virginia C. I. PAGE,.
.. 1.*!> '
A nburndale. Polk Co..Fla. CUTTINGS
!. + Ventilated, Fruit Carriers for J. CALHOUN & CO.,

Strawberries. and.''Tomatoes.. If PLANT BED CLOTH. FOR SALX.
; These cuttings are all from bearing vines.

i a you want fancy prices for your Cheap Substitute for glass on hot beds, AH,orders must be in by December 1,1890.

Tomatoes, ship them in a No. NATIONAL TYPEWRITERAND cold frames, etc. Three] grades, .Light,Medium 82.60.per 1,000. Orders of 10,060 and up
,Heavy. wards.25 per cent.discount.
41 or a No. 42Ventilated'Carrier.. Htate agents for ,the sale of NIAGARAand .
BU FLIl 8. For Florists Gard To- GREEN MOUNTAIN grape Tines.
Early Strawberries in a No. 34 ,
or 36 Crate. Catalogues, prices 62K West Bay Street.ZACXS01l'VILL1L bacco Growers, etc. Pioneers of Grape Cultare in South Florida,

and samples free on application. :! T&OBXDA.lS3l Protects from frost, promote hardy vigor- .or 409 Orlando Fla.
ous growth. Will not,shrink or mildew.
r .. Southsidc Co.
t'; : -ow:d t Lt. Day Line--St. Johns,River ,.
Petersburg Va. CS oer.'Z. IS."
ccs.c. \oJ 2m
.. .. Except Sunday.
M-St ,.C>> .r.
.... :iII ,.
:::" t=8;..-rc STB.ELIZA HANCOCK: leaves Jacksonville,
.E -_ .1o'55 foot Main St.,at 2 p.m.for Hlbernla,Magnolia,

Important to Melon Growers -o.: :is pot":" For sale by leading dry goods houses,seeds Green Cove Spring, PIcolata, Federal Point,
::;A men, florists, etc. For circulars and samples Orange Mills and Palatka. Leaves Palatka
rfillip apply, connects at Green Cove for
PLANT ONLY PURE SEED. 7 a.m., Spring
\ NATIONAL WATERPROOF FIBRE'CO., Melrose and Santa re.Arrives at Jack son villa
I can supply Melon Growers with isllfllls'K; :
: 27 South St.,New York,N. Y. 12:3p.) .,m.,assuring Bally connections forth
pure Stock Watermelon Seed of all ._ =.seiia:a Agents wanted. North and Wet. E.V.'H. POST, Gen Agt., '

standard varieties, my own growth, at :;%!J5e9) Also waterproof covers from 2%cents per E. W. EBBKTTS, On Board.
Q: foot. 100 W St.
BUSt3 square Bay
lowest market prices.To ;
D ; ..!
those purchasing seed of me, I sllS2cd455l8ttss:

will furnish full particulars as to plant- j ., ....

ir gfertlUzingcultlyatlon, etc. -1-21 apla I|
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Address' W. M. GIRARDEAU, rf.s" ti :.t..02 f.I) : *
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,, ,1-1-41 lloatlssllo, Fla wMwyMQ.. 3 d0
eebooE "
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AH1YOURFF 1 C c"CSICc... o -',I. .
MAN I .c w w dm ..
ao dog )ousFicvoocow I
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A Postal Will Get You OJs. a '
.. ca : = J: J. E. POORMAN Agent
a 'Q = cP"' ; ;. ; .. ,
Bee Keeping in Dixie. .. CI QQMgm':0Ea
.=t M tl eeNDOao. .. ;..,. '
60.Pages!of Pictures'and Printing and Prices "'CO) .. cs .if-> atJCN -. :o.ocJ:! : Cincinnati Obio: )
\-d tiS 0 0 tiS::. :. -:: .. : : ,
JENKINS & PARKER, Wetnmpka Ala. "" Q-woOR 2 'tta=0 D .'; S. .
..... tO ;: : C I: tlt ,' j : I, : I ;)j.J I 4 .* '
a-&9t a3p$3 dw aS!
.... a o .sGLLC. :+. ,Ba '5e Catalogue Free. Agents Wanted.
E. = ... CI
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: DEAFNESS ca C CZ i 'i&. a: .

C .... en.a ;:g..::.. t e"ias "
gW : =a at ) DIAMOND D"
ITS CAUSES AND CURE, 0;so a : = :::8 CS'i a
OD Q-D..;Q1 ICS tit
;Scientifically treated by an audit of world WL.Mf.o.c lA._
.... > oate .t. .. 'C... D Hardwood Ashes fl.
<"rlde reputation, Deafness eradicated and O ...gpaao, ." .g.. 0 III.'I."J' ,
.entirely cured,of from 20 to S)years'stand ng, Am tr 'Co.S=;=g"' .D--= :

j after all other treatments have failed. How E 4..o i y E..O ; Rank,at,the head of the list for quality S
ttbe difficulty is reached and the cause removed if .e: c' t = i;sAA
) fully explained in circulars, with aftfldavits .i ';' .= t"a.; i And Take the Lead Everywhere.They .
and testimonials of '
cures from promt*
meat people, mailed freeJfcr. are obtained from mills manufacturing car and wagon timber,and where no other

A.FONTAINE East 14th Rt., N. Y CONSUMPTION fuel is used than the best of hard woods. No ,other ,brand Is obtained from source that insure

so uniform a quality. A Dollar.Invested In Diamond"D" Hardwood Ashes will buy
lUTe apoitlTB( remedy for the above diaeaae;byitaQM more actual plant food than'in any other fertilizer on the market. f rr '
Six days earlier than thousands of eases of the wont kind and of lone "
any variety totted at tbe cured. Indeed strong is my faith .
Agrlctut'l Ex. Ground atudiq haTe ben ACTUAL' RESULTS
at O.nevs,1.! Y. Color initsaffloaey. that I will send TWO BOTTMS raU,with
greenish w bite pup VALUABLE TREATISE: on this dueaaetoanysufrfer than bated upon
of experience are more convincing. mere theory
the outgrowth
and( Admr. -. That are
tender Beet tfellrloua. | r who wfll send me their Express and P.O.
: Tbe only) grape A. Slocnm, HI. C., 181 Pearl 8U- N. Y. chemical analysis or a printed formula, hence the grower Who ha proven tr his own satis
that ranks first both
earliness and quality sutton that pure, unleached hardwood ashes will make a thrifty and productive grove 01

.kach Tine sealed with orchard on the lightest soil,and that,too,for less money than by any other means,will tea

our rrrlstered label. Send trademark for- tlfy to the merits of this brand,for ha will at once recognize in them the -.tron l-t"ashw

rfree>.r 1'1'..."iur ...r Information. Agents wanted he ever used. For prices,terms and other particulars,address,
BOSS New CfrTk
Address Canaan JiSI'S C. E. pzPUY,

Rtockkridge, Michigan
Garrett Picket &Wire Fence Machine .. -

W.T .to the posts.A universal
use.favorite..a&rute.cL.Frelgb TAomsandtr IUQQIES HARNESS at i PRICEBay : '

&1d. Agents are report.ws Dlreet from FACTORY aad MIDDLEMEN'SProfit. ,
'VITe big etc.sales., at Machines wholesaledlreci A$0O.OO LEATHER H TOP BCOOY.8teIAxle .:11.1.11.liE .
from factory to A Ttre.Mlckorr Wlteel..W arraat ,tip.50. IRAP' '
Farmers where I have no 4 Pall. W fem. S3&.BO. S HB Open Baggy, 21.5'. y 1
,: agent. C&t61ocufree. Address I 9 Van Cart$ .60. A good$10 Bmfgy Earatii, f 4.1*. =,
the manufacturer, U.8.BUGGY AND CAST CO.,
tL H.GARRETT'MANSFIELO. OHIO. Cinolnnatl, Ohio.M ....HLUl.J'B ftt lisv>siaeel, .eaQ.sthnl 2.1;JID1&.801.&. ?.


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at;;;; &: 4 0 Latest Designs in Parlor and Bedroom Suites in Antique Oak ;

.',, .. eaEe( ..... "' .L ) Mahogany. Cherry, Walnut and,,Imitation. Hall'Stands,

:"'(1.J;:... Bol1efte': :;;: \.J S' Bed Lounges, Willow,; Reed and Rattan
J u Goods, Desks of all Kinds and
& .... 40 if.
WESBLI: : "" in ANO Styles. '
v:;<", GOODS FOR .

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Carpets Mattings,..Curtains, Window Shades, Hanging Lamps, China and .. i
Crockery Sets, Tin Toilet Sets, Mirrors, Curtain Poles and Brackets. \; -

:; : ;- Hotels,.Boarding Houses, Shibs Steamers, Offices and Private Residences Furnished from Top to Bottom.

:, iF When'writing,please mention'this paper. r :


Jacksonville, Florida. ;i ..., .

Dealers7: m : and Manufacturers of High Grade Fertilizers. ,


f .EUf4;%:;'::",:> : : Orange Tree and? Truck Fertilizers.: Cotton and Corn Fertilizers. '

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Price.We: ; : -
: ; ; ? materials.: *

"4we have Recently.:;purchased, the factory and good will( the South Florida Fertilizer Co., at Orlando, Fla.J. ;. .

,.: ,', ALEX. LITTLE:, Secretary and! Treasurer, ',\.;,i,I'



irilej's& Yegetable-Fertilizer..';; dleJ'sOrangeTre' Fertilizer; THE SEMINOLE INSECTICIDE AND CUT WORM .;...,.
$ '
'itsFish *" Bone-andPotash DESTROYER will kill the cut worm, destroy the grasshopper -
and Potash. exterminate the caterpillar and all other insects :that
Pore Fine Ground-Bone feed on and destroy the young vegetables and plants. Vegetable
uJBrfSpb.. Dry.Gro d Bole, ** and truck growers should investigate the merits of this
; _. "' Sulphate of Potash. wonderful preparation.For .
general information, prices, circulars, etc., address, %''
tobacco rtUizerjSeaFowl Guano Patent Superphosphate of THE SEMINOLE INSECTICIDE CO./". .

..jt..I.ime. Muriate l of Potash, Nitrate of Soda Kainit, &c. [Mention this paper.] Box216. Jacksonville. .,,Fla.

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',PRJ\DLEY FERTILIZER co., ,, 'f \


:Office, AUGUST::;'..G:A.F DfiALEES IN- j

*" 1"OLLARD. ;/G&i1'l'luager.'l OSOAR'E IOLAN( ;Fla/f S I lesian]. .'"I Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors, Cigars, Tobacco, Etc, : 'N

__ biire ondence> ; Solicited. ,,;/

._.__'1.2'5 J. 91s rtin ..______ : .
: r, ;GLEN :ST.: .. MARY NURSERIES : Orange Parker.--Valley.. .___,..... 2.00 Vh-clnl.Glade8 flye. ___......_ ....oo "
_____ 9.SO OIdH..rboR__.____ 5.0O
Mprinp Valley I
.._ ....__
.. 2 Slash. A.OO
5OHontroce Sour
G. L. TABER, Proprietor, Glen ,St. Mary, Fla. 't ; Clifton North Caro Club? IDa........CorD...._...__..........._. Uld Kentucky Baker.....______ boo -
Velvet_____. .... .OO.
.250,000'Trees, 200,yarieties. ,All, home It will to[ '
; grown. pay you
Jags extra 1 gallon 25c., 2 gallon 50c., 3 gallon 75c. Remit by post office
write to ,us.before purchasing elsewhere. Send for catalogue and price list.I money.order, check or registered letter; We cannot ship C. O. D. to dry towns.1
;8peciarpnceson lots. A complete price list of Groceries, and Wine list, sent free on application. "'

.,. Son fc Cis.o
John Clark .
Established 1856. 200 Acres in Fruit Nursery.}!! .."

There fa rennin.pteuure In eropniM from 3OO to 6OO bMfcel. *Potatoes ttem MA
to do /KR'tI MEB.DI.! ;
.. ,:-... y ..&.. (a, Geergia., enQ 60,000 BDpi3KLS POTATOES CHEAP. .
... :'< ..:':i;". 1\.:,,'.,. ." .'., -_,..., .,..t! "!t<"p'.'ZtI _-.=-- !- _' __ .-_ .' .: t500 K1WHITgBJ I.S.I4-/Dr Wt 4LNILA pd.tdt OATH*04U toektb ii.4.rem, Aankm.r croppba Af i+1eru..1K.prir.-1"b. lens
-,delivery' Immense stock of Fruit and Ornamental trees. .
t;5E; ,- rid U- "All, the new Peaebss',Jatey originated:. -Florida...._ ; Iamthalarffe GRO\VN tffTOwertf SEEDS I INORTHERN I 13 I Bd P+_.nt ekaieaErlletaPe tor famil1 ", -a'. -.
et Camelllaa Greenhouse plantsetc.;[ '
\ ; bare been tefited la'Florida_for thirty-three years,past. Catalogue free. i In Unuse America CloTerVbeat and l nuke a great,Corn specialty,Oat,etc.to of..FARM)b FMfA HBED8.

No .AstBa:..-: _:. 't4-.. ,.. .Al'ddrewBt: ..' fc .*, besoUmDy Il lltr..eifIp.n'iltartritad.enoagh oontaiu to adorn wrenl&iw kri/Jtorf parlor. CIDl'cI"lGlu IV Bend pa4.tedern 5 V'd -" s .
f )' wdl lendCaUlogu*and cram Minple upon receipt of be. ;

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12,18911. .... ... '. '. THE FLORIDA DISPATCH,, FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER. 219.

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The Clyde; .: Steamship: \\ SAVANNAH LINE" '. .

Time 53 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Phila-

% delphia, and between Boston and Savannah 65 to 70 hours. .-

LLLLJ4 Ocean Steamship Company.

.i." (Central or 90 Meridian Time)

'"> Passage; Rates :

Between Jacksonville and New York: 1st class 125.60; Intermediate,119.00;Excursion.. 3.S0
Steerage,f 12..0. v

Jacksonville and Boston: Cablnll27.00J Intermediate,$21.00; Excurslon.H7.30; Steerage J14J25.
New York, Charleston and Florida Lilies. THE Mae:lflcent Steamships 01 this Company are appointed to sail as follows: ,


The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed Central or 90o Meridian Time.)

NACOOCHEE, Capt Smith .._...... .........._... Monday liar. 29.80
to sail as follows : CITY OF BIRMINGHAM, Capt. Burg_.......... .....Wednesday a m
(STANDARD TIME.) CITY OF AUGUSTA., Capt Catharine .................. ...........Friday, II ft-4ll.rop m
'.4 From New York From Jacksonvl e, TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher ..... ....?......... ....,. ...,,.Saturday, 7- 200p m
t (Pier 29,E. B.) STEAMER, Florida. KANSAS CITY Capt. Kempton .. ..... ...._-_..........Monday, II 9- 3.0)pm 6.00
l CHATTAHOOCHEE.. CapUJDaggett.............................Wednesday, I. 1163) p m
x ,} Monday Feb. 2&1. at 8 P. "OHEROKEE".. Sunday Mar. 1st. at 8:00 H. ........ .. .. pm
at 10 NACOOCHEE.Capt. ... ..,.,!.,...............Frtd-y, 13- 7.3
Wednesday. Feb. 25th, at3 P.M."YEMASSEE" Tuesday Mar. .3d. A. CITY OF BIRMINGHAM Capt.Burg.......... : ..........Saturday a m
If I Friday > reb 27th, at 3 P.H. .."SEMINOLE"... Thnaday. Mar. 5tb, at 11:00 A CITY OF AUGUSTA H '" ., 147.00p m
'apt.Catharine. ........ .................Monday. 1610.00
Monday .lar. 2d. at 8 P.H..IROQUOI8" Sunday. :Mar, 8th. at pi. TALLAHASSEE Capt. Fisher. ,..-..._:.... _........Wednesday, m
Wednesday, Mar. 4th., at8P.x."ALGONgUIN'" Tuesday, Mar. 10th, at 4oo.A.j. KANSAS CITY Capt. Kempton................-.._? ............Friday, 20-1813.3Qp m
6:00 .30
FrIday, Mar. 6fh, at S P. M."CHEROKEE. .. Thursday. Mar. 12th, at A. CHATTAHOOCHEE. Capt. Daggett........ ...*............. ...SatUrday, p m
Monday Mar. lath, at 3 1'.H. ....YEMA8SEE"., tannday. Mar; 15th, 'at 8.00 A. !Capt.Smith .. ........................... ......Monday) M 23-:flNACOOCHEE. 3.30\ p m
Wednesday. Mar. 11th. at 8 P. )[. .. .SEMINOLE"... Tuesday, Mar. 17th. at 10:00: A. CITY OF 430p m
Noon ,Capt.Bunt... .. ..............._Wednesday, 25-
FrIday, Mar.J8th.at3P.H."IROQUOIS" Thursday. Mar. 19t.b.22d at at 2oop. CITY OF AUGUSTA. Capt. Catherine..............-...: ......... .Friday, Zl6.30am 53)pm
Monday Mar.16th..at8P.x."AI.GONQUtN". Sunday, Mar. TALLAHASSEE.Capt. Fisher............._............._.......Saturday, "
F ,. Wednesday FrIday Mar.lar.20th 18th,. at atSp..x."YEMARSEE"3 P. x.... .CHEROKEE"... Thursday Tuesday, Mar.Mar: 26t.h 24th., at at 4WA.It 5:00A.: KANSAS CITY Capt. Kempton.......... ............ ............Monday, 38.0)287.30p p m1000am m

Monday, Mar. 28d, at 8 P. )[. .."SEMINOLE". Sunday,. Mar 29th. at 6:00A.. FOR BOSTON.
Wednesday, Mar. 25th'at S P.x. ...IROQUOIS"... Tuesday Mar. Slit, at 8:30 A. JI
27th. Sand y Apr. 5th at 11:30P x GATE CITY Capt. Doane................... .+..... ................Tuesday Mar. 3-
Monday, D are roth, atSP.M."CHEROKEE. .. '. Apr. ,x.CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. Googlns.-.................._...Saturday 7-
PITY OF MACON Capt. Lewis....._........._.............. ..Wednesday, 116.0)lOOp m
ATE CITY,Capt. Do ne.. ...-. -......-...... .........._.:..Sunday 159.00 p m
Line. TTY O* SAVANNAH Capt.Googins ..........................Thursday, 19- am
St. Johns River ITY OF MACON, Cap Lewis..................... _.............Monday, II 23-; 1.34pm430p
ATE CITY, Capt.Doane. ...-..... .. ... ..... ...Friday, m
TY OF SAVANNAH,Ca pt Goo nl.............. ...-.. ,,?..Tuesday, h 27 31-- 9.CO 830p a m m
For 'Sanford Enterprise and Intermediate Points on the St.

.-.. '.' j _Johns_________River.___ A (This Ship does NOT Carry Passengers.)

Iron Steamers >auuu,Capt.Asking .............--................._Wednesday
'.. The Elegant >SOUG,Capt. Asking...............................................Monday Mar.M IB 61.30 pn
\6f.C.JIJ-Y. : OF ;r ..A..CBSOVJLLE: : ," 1 38OUG, Capt.Askins ...... ......---... ....................Thursday, 20-- 100)a 6.00pm a.

FRE:C'IC: :DEE.A..E-Y, \iectlngwlth to the Traveling the Savannah.Public Florida and Shippers and Western advantages Railway equalled(Waycross Short Line)offer

Capt. T. W. LUND, Jr. Th i>igh Tickets and Bills of Lading,Issued to principal points North by no East other and line.Northwest
via Savannah. }
Are appointed. to sell from Jacksonville dally except Saturday, at 3:30 p. m., and from J. BECKWITH, General Agent, For Information H.and R. rooms apply to
Sanford dally except Sunday at 9 a. m. _,T 71 Vest Bay Street Jacksonville. CHRISTIAN 71 West Bay Street Soliciting Agent,
R. Jacksonville.
C. G.
Newer No.85,North River,New.York. ANDERSOAgen .
Read Down. Read Up.Leave W. lifAMB, 13 S. Agentawis' Wharf, Boston.
8:30 P. x............................Jacksonville ......................Arrive 11:45 p. x. J.b.S1 pHAGEN Agent Eastern Third Street,Philadelphia.
8(1()P. x..............................Pal.tka ........... .. ............Leave 7:00 P. x. G. M. RRlL Gen.Manager. Agent. SAP. Fla.4 Western Ry. Ca,261 Broadway N. Y:
*4 1:30A. M........... ...................Atnr.......................... 2:00 p x. For Ipketsapply to S., F.& W.Railway W.E. ARNOLD Gen.Trav.Agt.,JacKsonville, Fl.
II 2M5A.X............................St. Francis......................... 12:45 p. x. office.
6OOA.x..............................Beresford ....1..................... 11:45A. x.
6:00 A.x...........................Bine Springs .. ..................... .11 11:00 A. x. E6TILBLI 1875.LLIe .
Arrive 8:001,.M........................... ..Sanford... .'". .................... gooA.: M. :
y 9:15: A.x. ...........,...............Enterprise.......... .............. 9:80 A. M. ..
Also Steamer EVK&G LADE(freight only) from Jacksonville for Astor Mondays.Wednesdays ;
: and Friday at 6 P.x. Returning, leave Astor Tuesdays Thursdays and Saturdays 1.TVTWHOLESALE.4. :BC>URS.i
, at 10,j,.x.

:. General 'Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay Street.

F. M. IRONMONGER Jr., Fla. Pass.Agent,88 West Bay St.,Jacksonville, Fla
I. c W. F. 00' F.N FAY Traveling Passenger Agent,88 West Bay St.,Jacksonville: Fla Gray in!garden; Seeds and

\ J. O. PELOT, Frt. Agtl,on wharf foot Hogan St.,Jacksonville,Fla. Fertilizers.
JOIIIt L. HOWARD, Fla. Frt. Agent, foot Laura St.,Jacksonville Fla.

I J. A. LESLIE Supt., foot Laura St.,Jacksonville,Fla 20 .T BAY STREET, FLA. _..
t HIARSHAL H. CLYDE, Asst.Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green New York. 1 I _
THEO. G. EGEB,Traffic Manager,5 Bowling Green.N.Y. x


!. South Wharves, Flillsidelpbla. 5_ Bowling Green, IT! T. Hay, Cork Oats, Flour, BranWheat, Grits Meal


1 'Williams & Clark Fertilize; Co.. CO ON"SEEDTIEAL, 'Both.Bright and Dark. ..-. ,


'I* Branch Office, No. 729 Reynolds St., Augusta GaC. Star Brand ,\\fi} Hzers -- j NfIRA-TE SODA,


Comprlg << ... ..

Americus Orange Tree Fertilizer, Orange Tree ai getable SULPHATE POTASH, -

Americus Orange Tree, No. 2, FJUlTIL1&,\ r KAINIT, Era .i/. r"'.
TheseiFertlllzerk: no superior In the market and a trial will convince.URSERIES .
Americus Ammoniated Bone Superphosphate, ..

, Americus Pure Bone Meal. Americus Bone and Potash, 1 ..

Americus Strawberry Fertilizer .

ttoJr ;;>; "- .. '...'' Americus Suln ate of Potash, -OFTHl : r
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\ > : '* : Flonda Vegetable Fertilizer.C. MilwaFlorida, Orange Company. 4

,. : C.F.Winton Mandarin J'la.-1 Dr. 11.KDIgbt, BiU' ly,11..1 1C.K. HOIOBST Strain Utlnctlve Varieties of Cltnu P'n11\TreeI.* ,
,Fla. Godfrey Mlmnsela FSa.JLddmalioompoadno C. ipedalty. Our stock
W aen.CJ.enB ont ; M.P. and oomph
Tempi attention
large to correspondence.
. to IflLuAMS CLARK FERTILIZER c",... .. For catalogue. and price U
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.Au. Qa DUNCAN, Manager, Dunedin FVu

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-Blood and Bone, 1 ; DarK: and Bright Cotton Seed Meal, ". E
Pure Fine Ground Bone, J ;Linseed: Meal, ': ,' .

:/T.Animal Bone and Potash, '-" Tobacco Stems, 4-:: r

4' Blood, Bone and Potash, Canada Hardwood Ashes,<*

Chicago 'JBone Meal, j Sulphate of Potash,:*vc.

Oran.ire: Tree Food, Bear:1: g T-eelif.: : r

.C>ran.Ke: Tree Food". Young: Trees. 'f .
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GKEO. E. WILSON, Ghen'l Ao-t., 22/W. Bav St., Jacksonville Fla.

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MAKE NO MISTAKES -Manufactured by Jhe- I fc sK
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B. Darling Fertilizer Cempaay, Pawtncket, K. i. 3r

;.. .% Southern Offices and Warehouses JACKSONVILLE, FLA. I f
"' H. MACO IB.R. General Sales Ageat, Bostwick : 1
and their verdict worth that of hundred laboratories and Our Fertillxers Building '
, have siren Universal Satisfaction the past season. Send fur Catalogue, [ ,
all the rude Initiations of nature,which thecombtnedchemlral rin prices,and testimonials from some of the leading growers. j,/... I ILGRICULTUKAL
skill of the world can supply'says Norman Robinson,Florida ;
.: State Chemtst.Prof .
S. W. Johnson' :, of the Conn. Experiment Station,' McINTOSH, Marion County, Florida.I '
says: "The fact If,a manufacturer can compound a fertilizer :(Jr
Located on Orange Lake, the home of the native Rich
orange. high hammock
that will'valu /,wp,11,and yet give a very poor substitute for'f jxislng seventy-flve feet above the lake level. Flourishing orange, grovss.. Prominent lands veg-
really high class manure. Many 'bone manures/ 'ground 'j; fetable shipping point. Well watered. Natural drainage. Railroad telegraph, post office
'bones' ,'etc.have been largely adulterated with inferior,cheap ,'/ and school( UIUel!. Universally pronounced one of the very best locations In the State.
forms of nitrogen, wool, horn,' cheap vegetable matter,and ," An Inspection will satisfy the most critical. Inquiries may be addressed to 'G

j phosphoric acid as in rock, petrified bone phosphates. of inferior S. H. (IAITSKILL.I,

,( kinds; and yet the deception,,haa not been exposed by ', JOIN THE .
: station analyse*"or*valuation. On,'the contrary' the figured :IcxME: ZN-V-EElT1\lElNT:
; valuations have aided the unscrupulous manufacturer in cutting -

*1 +"'" ... .under the pure and superior article." I Building and Loan Association .

The Bowker, Special Manures, made: for different crops, .;

supply to the growing crop at the proper time,in the proper And Own a Home. .

., form,and in the proper proportlona,the elements they need for

perfect maturity. Send to-day for onifFlorida pamphlet containing The terms of this Association have never been equalled In Florida. It offers terms that
much uaefUl1ntormation. should enable every man to,Instead of paying rent to a landlord, have same sum for
I pay
same property a few years It offers best terms to *
,, BOWKER FERTILIZER CO., ,for particulars,to the above named Association ,

_5 Everett Block, Jacksonville, Fla.,
A. M. BOND, General Ageit,, <
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'.Milwaukee-Florida Orang/jbo./ PIANOS.


.Selected strains of Choicest Varieties. of Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty Tone,Touch,Workmanship Durability
Baltimore,22 and 24 East Baltimore Street.
Budding-Wood for sale Ml I times. New York, U8 Fifth Ave. i
I Washington, 817 Market Space. {
Our stock Is large and complete. PROMPT. ATIENTION TO CORRESPO ..NCE. For s
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-' Catalogue and Price-List,address, 44 .

:J1A. L. DUNCAN, Manager, Dune Fla. ORGANSPlaced f

in Southern Homes sine 1870-Twenty yean 'I 'I

I. FLORIDA FARM F I I! ,and flooded sacoeeafalbosinee e&r17 with! increasing Cheap-B&lMorer,)Whrf Inferior MLxMllllon Because Instrument the Country Dollars built Is AMSDE'N' .

and Gardeners. / the public has found oat that EAST COAST POULTRY YARDS.
'have improved the 'Pri/of America" WE DON'T SELL THAT KIND
For the past twenty.twq years we- Our Instrument!lead the world. Our Prices TBSS Fourteen varieties of land and water fowls.
It is the most prolific,. prettiest and best corn in tl j wol. It is very than factoriee. Terms. Euie t. Methods Fairest.
Corn. Inducement greatest, and we pay freight. Indian Games
Imperial Pckin
.early l and pure white. Makes a third more per acre c saj land than if Write for Free Catalogues and Circulars explaining
fully-all in plain print. Easy to boy from
planted in any other seed. We '''have often .shelled a p nd[ corn from a Ducks, Bronze Turkeys.

single ear, and have many times made sixty to eighty bu Is fr acre on land L UDDEN&BATEOSouthern Poultry supplies of all.kinds. Send a postal
that will produce three fourths of a bale of cotton, art oy one hundred t' Music House. U card for my new Illustrated catalogue and
SAVANNAH, CA. lists.
bushels where land is rich. The Department of_ Agric eJec1ares this,to price

be the besfcorn in the UnitedStates and having no eqqVhy/ plant poor .>Eggs to Hatch.E. .

seed, work hard and make about half what you should? f'jmiss this chanceof A SCHOOL W. AMSDEN Ormond.Fbu

getting the..besf corn grown., _Satisfactioq guarantee noney refunded.PRIoE .
,??. T/ lb. : T lh xx 4 Ibs., $1.50
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: Sample packet, ; 3oc. fitting young men for the active duties of life.
post paid. #peck, $1.75:1;: peck, 2.25; bushel, \ bushel, $6; over ,Chartered by the legislature of Virginia, and mllE
Add, endorsed by the Chamber of Commerce,Council,
one bushel, $5 per bushel., Don't send stamps. once, and prominent citizens of the city where located. toeverymau.y01lDgmWd
CORN ; Fruitland -Fla. catalogue,circulars and testimonials,address Em E and old : dU'd
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