Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00180
 Material Information
Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: May 14, 1891
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00180
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Preceded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by: Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen

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One and one-half mUes from Peru,Fla..one OBOTK AID OECHARIV-VUH to'Jamaica j Soft Phosphate for Fruit Trees: FlnMppIe Culture;; 383 We now have a fine stock of Peach Seedlingsand
half mile from Alafla river. 110 bearing trees A'Nozzle Holder Wanted; '. '. ,. .834 Marianna Plum stocks ready for buddhJ :,
in first-class Peach Culture; ',.. ; .885 .
; condition, ;15 ,to 18.yean old. v We can furnish-buds of any varieties that have ,
1" Good water, healthy locality. Tract'contalntng THZ:'VI T. DGrapeGrowtnz. .'In< South-America' .;- ., 383 been brpught before the public without extra I
, 70 acres., Address, P. M.,Peru, Fla.:. FA&KKB LID TRUCKK& Colocasla Esculenta; Cassara for Bees j 8SS cost. Anyone having any new and choice vane- '
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5. _Forage PlantST-Coco; Are the Figures Correct; E .. 887 ties they wish propagated,will do well to corre f

jLAK1 ,' & :R I: \LEY'. ', r 'THE Dais A.Model Texas,Dairy; .- '. '. '. 337 spond with us before contracting: elsewhere. Our <1
: ;AGENTS_ 4 r .:_: ; 'i EDITORIAL-Publications Received; Notes; How to Grow Cauliflower! g The Red Spider r''Agrl-; stock is large and fine.- Will, receive contract or,47..'
den of size. All orders must be ..
; pastoral Graphics; Tobacco Culture.; L v \ r888'J1artetat.orF1ottda any placed by 1-
,r .Ft lUD''FRUIT:='EXCHANGE;; ; Produce; '. ., '.?- '. .- .. .. ).SS9 ., July'ist.: GRX&PtNG &BRADLEY, .

(;. Gnbu AND L.AWlf-The Great Fairy Lily or Evening Star,Flower; Encephalartos?'.JFrederlcl t ; J JGulllelml Pomona Wholesale Nurseries,Macdenny, Fla;
57 CHATHAM ST.,_ BOSTON. ; Flowers In;the South; Fruit for Health; .. -. 890V -
.. ''Price* Catalogues of,-weekly' ., salefurnished: > Ova BuaAit Hoiti.=:What Mothers are*- Made For: Before f- Yon Clean 8onae'Thb*Orange* Cure j 1t..T 'G s. PALMER: it-

on application.G.W.BAIWBTT..' z at w"e t'IW'IlX lYArr:BP tGAt
THB FARMKRS' ALLIAKCK--Tobouaty Secretaries; A Big Crop; Practical Paliiotlsm; The Torpedo SOUTHERN PRODUCE A, SPECIALTY. {

.'.. '. 7. H.BA&HBTr*I '. and the Whale; Free Discussion; -. V,. ) .- ? .' . .393 Oranges,Lemon, Pineapples, and'all otberFrulU
fiF ,86TABLZ BD 194C. r..: t' '. He Worried About It; The Saloon and Politics; Hold the Colgne'of Vantage; The Alliance and early track,: also, dried fruits. VV ,
In Lafayette County; .: 393 nuts,fan eta V e
DARNETT BROS,,. -' ,:. .,Chin Music s Irrigation; Our Glorious Work{ Leon County sPeaks{ Mortgage Statistics for All consignments promptly' remitted for. e.
( Alabama.and Iowa; .. . .' ,., ,.. ,. 394 Stencils and market reports furnished free. ... .:
Jj AGENTS Sustain the Commission; Educate the. Girls} i.t.. .' .. *.',; .- }:..!..''. '. 899 merchants References and: Bradstreets banks of the South.and est&bllsbs.
FLORIDA 'FRUIT EXCHANGE. Questions and Replies;- -,' :.. V. .'' .- .' 106 0

POULTBT.Raising Young Turkeys J'.' 396 LEMONS '
Wbftlwtl Oe>Oeamiaiiao Fruits and Yegtb.b1.- FLORIDA <
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;. Prompt returns. Btenefis on '
, 159 South, Water Streetilcaio'_. Parties expecting to have a crop of Strictly *
f "' Fancy Florida Lemons Trill find it to their ad.
I; to'correspond with us before selling.CUT .
J No.'268 South Front Street ODORLESS BUG-KILLER., B. MAXFIBW& CO.,
PHILADELPHIA. 7577 Park New Place York. ;

t;. :COMMISSION MERCHANTS.Southern Kills Melon Bugs Cucumber Bugs, Tomato Bugs and Worms, Potato Bugs CabbageWorms Reference-Chatham National ,Bank, N. Y.;
Cut Worms, Rose Bugs andall other Bugs, Lice etc., destructive to vegetables, Jas.A.'Harris, Citra, Fla. ._ lit
Fruits and Vegetables. Specialties.Reference plants and shrubbery. Five-pound boxes,2$cents each, F. O. B.
Dr. H. Bldgelr. President Fanners'Bajik. I
r .Dorer DeL;D.J.Cummdngs,President SmyrnaBanktSffijTna H. G. HASTINGS &CO., InterIachen\Fla.. Day Line--St. Johns River
,Del; Florida Fertilizer Co., ... Tllle,Fla.; Johnson ft: Stokes, Seed Merchants 218 Seedsmen and Florists. State Agents. .
Market at,. & Mine l. J. De V. Harvard Except Sunday ,
EcwHs: Fla.;HaJ.John ,Norfolk.Va.;Produce
National Bank.Philadelphia STB. ELIZA.HAIcCocx leayes Jacksoarllle, I
Stencils famished when requested.- Returns'made PROF. N. A. PRATT '- Consulting Chemist 'and 'Mining Engineer. foot Main 8t.,at2 p.m.for Hibernia,Magnolia, -."

on day,Of sale. G. L. PRATT,. :- Assistant Chemist.Geological Green Cove Spring, Plcolata, Federal Point, .

* 'To introduce thisbright Orange :Mills and Palatka. Leaves Palatka I

it" Free .Flowers 16'page, illustrated handsome Mining and Chemical Bureau.L1BOBATOBIES 7 a.m., connects at. Green Cove Spring forMelroaeand8antaFe.ArrivuatJackaonvllU j.

monthly;:price 50 eeats ,into the home 73 WEST FORSYTII ST., JACKSONVILLE, FLA., AND CORNER BROAD llDlslIml I
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of everyone who loves .who has a gar- 12:30,p. m.,assuring early connections forth
den, or who keeps poultry, we offer a three STS., ,< North and,West: E.V.H. POST, Gea.Aftt'I
I months trial subscription and 'a packet of Chemical Analysis ,in all its Branches. Geological, Mining and EBBKTTS On Beard.V '
E. W. t
mixed flower seeds,over 800 kinds, for only 10 Technical Advice. Phosphates and Fertilizers a Specialty ..
rents in stamps. 100 W.Bay St. i
(- -!mo Des.Moines,.Iowa. FALL AND WIXTXB SEASON 1890 AND 189L 65,000Very choice Niagara crape roots.
MON-RESIDENT: a.T.PA.I1fE. 1. OVKBTOJC PAHTK.' Five bud cuttings of Niagara -

L\\ GROVE OWNERS.- 'THE ]PAINE=>> FERTILIZER' COMPANY 100,000 grape for sale cheap.,

Both from old'bearing vines,well matured ,
Wanted,by; a man of.large the
wood and warranted true to name..
management of a large oran'p grove. Only ; ,.t'
JACKSONVILLE, :FLORIDA. I,can ,locate'a few very desirable homesteads
a parties who are willing to-pay a good salary. In South Florida.

need apply. Beat.references furnlshed.-.- Office. 60 West Bay Street, Warehouses and Wharves at the terminus of the F.C.-& P. B. R., C. ,I. PAGE, .
Address "Managercare! ""DISPATCH: ,FABJC-- St.Johns River, Jacksonville. ..129AnbnrndalePolk_ Co, Fl!'.
KB AND FBUIT QBOWXB, Jacksonville, Fla. A

Manufacturers of Commercial Fertilizers. .
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If yea'toiler with.any:-form,of;this terrible Wholesale dealers In and Importers of all kinds of Agricultural pheinl ak. .

lea&some i disease and desire to.:get_ cured. _Bend us your name and.fro will mall yon from tlme.to tlme mach general information' More.kinds and sizes of Hills*afid-Eraporators,. f
'" promptly; permanently and cheaply used regarding successful orange and vegetable culture In Florida. for Sorghum and Sugar Cane,are made by The
1 Bly nay er Iron Works)Co) .of CtI1 naata,0.. ;
Turkish BJeetrio Ointment. Immediate re-: .than by any other works to Dye WblN._.Tbeyare> )
't Het Action,-cool and soothing. ,It Is the'only' I the'robe-makers of the Kfctor.,Girt Western sad
&, = ", '' remedy the world,and cures the wont cases The Finest Recommendation to be Obtained In the State.Florida Experiment Station. Jas.P Xilu JfHZi, the Oenuint box Evaporator Catalogue and the V
I DePass, Director. : Automatic Cook Evaporator. Send for C ,
iaertrtienoe. Bent by mall 'recelpt.'otono.delll.ratiree 191890.M3URS. Prices'and The Sorghum Hand Bdek.
LAKX: CITY,J"L.l.. Oct. ; .
samples. We meatf bue1neM_ B.T.'PAINE: A SoN. Dear Sin-I have used your'Grange Tree Food;?on my V
Dea't hesitate,but remit at once, and address grove for two years and my trees are growing very finely. It Is an excellent fertiHtcr and I : ci
t plsa1T' TTOKISH: PSAExAOY'CoAlblon' can recommend U moat highly. Yours truly, JA&P.DxPAB
M4ee:I TA\rA.FrlA.: ,Octg9Q: ; .V I IKBBSBS.
,. .E.T.PAXHX& BON. Gentlemen am so far satisfied with the result obtainedby mnlrinfpnf
.4.: the use of.your;!"Orange Food",Fertilizer, of which I used over 60 tons the past season lee Yg.
PEARRF9 R fMFIT IN ,TttE :IHTM.. Mr fruit is very firm'and heavy: Five years continuous of this brand shows that it pro a Ot e t n MMyw VtaV **MNI uwf*Se
,> triuTiD rii decM'ft thin tough-ekinnd fruit,which carries to market,'under wentfe eoadtttefit excellent .....a drw..a a .IWi a 1v '.
t, : LIST hap. .'Kotoaofbad-onler?report did I receive the past season. The wood growth *? JL !l f
J tiHslrserF c.., TMe.... obtained by the use of your fsrtlllzer la not as great M by some others, but to KXAX.THT and tlliT
J. H.'W A'fMtrS.
Yours truly
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.. Insect. Has no Caustic Soda, Saltpeter, Potash or

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Waycross Railroad Wharf, JACKSONVILLE: FLORIDA:>:. / .

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Is the*most effective compound yet discovered for destroying the insects infesting the orange tree, and

: jH Js a sovereign remedy for the various forms of fungi on trees and plants. Being free from all substances

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

to the trees at'any stage'of growth without in ury.

; This insecticide has been used by some of the the largest orange growers in the State during',the
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'For Red Spider and Scale,use one gallon to,fifty gallons of water. General directions tor using sent on appllc tiori. .., ,.
q "4 V, .PRICE, '2O 'CENTS PER.GALLON :. ,'
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In barrels and half barrels. If there is no. agent 'in your vicinity, write Tor price delivered. :

Manufactured by McMASTER & MILLER, ':

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r With the Magnificent Connections ; .

'. The Great t Fast Express Freight System. of the ".South. .

I> The attention of shippers If directed: to the Plant 8. S. Line between Havana,Key West and Tampa,and South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford,8.,F.&W.Ry.between -
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
/points North and Northwest. Re ewers and Shippers will profit by the following unparalleled connections: ,
Double dally fast freight service for all-points West via Albany,Jesup, Bainbridge and Double dally fast freight service from all points North and West via Albany,Bainbrtdge,
a Savannah' Jesup and Savannah to all pMnts in Florida;fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jack
Dally fast freight all rail connection.via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern,Interior Bonvllle 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
Providence New York(New Pier 85,North River,)direct for Savannah Monday. ,Wednesday,Friday.and
Four connections a week for New York via Ocean;Steamship Company,leaving Savannah Saturday. '
r. Mondays, Wednesdays: ,Fridays and Saturdays. The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers will leave Boston May 7,14.
Two connections a week for Baltimore,Via.Merchants' and Miners'TranaportatlonCom* 21 and 28 for Savannah direct, making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast.
puny. ,leav-lng Savannah every Wednesday and Saturday. freight trains for all points in Florida .
Connections for Boston via Boston and Savannah. Steamship Company,leaving Savannah From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Philadelphia May 10, 20 and 30,
May 7,14,21 and 28. every five days from regular sailing day via New Yotk to Savannah. '
Connections for Philadelphia every ten,days via 'Ocean Steamship Company,leaving From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., every Tuesday and
Savannah May for Friday,making close connection with 8.,F.A W.By.for all points in Florida
w Sailing days Steamshipa 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 .
'lay ageat of the above lines,or to ,f WM.P.HARDEE,Genl Freight Agent,SaT.nubO&.
1, a D.OWENS,Traffic Manager,Savannah,Ga. P.B.PAPY,Asst.Traffic Manager Savannah Ga. W.M.DAVIDSON, Genl Traffic Agent, Jacksonville,Fla. 1
: J.A.SP

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Offer for:ale for Immediate planting ";/ ,'
-Manufactured by the-

3 L=. B. IterliBg Fertiliser: Company, Pawtucket, ''K. I. A FINE STOCK OF ORANGE AND LEMON TREES'

Southern Offices and Warehouses, JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
'. One ana two year bud;eholeeft varieties,all frown on pine laad. ,
,W. H. 'MACOMBEB. ,.(.Geaeral Sales Agent, Bostwick Building. My NnnerlM were entirely,ualnjnred by the March freeze. Plant zxnrdartaf" tfee WfctoyMMOiulWiltelioijipeoialgprleea.
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Oar;PeHillinm have given Universal Satisfaction the put season. Send tor'Catalogue, I .... ; ? *
flvtec prices'aed testimonials from.tome,of the leading growers., .G. .H.';.r't NORTON;' i

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'' 1701leand 17cllB.17d. few years of enforced labor, II;: pre fully blue" at their: feet. Tufts of per cent.), also a great abundance of &. j

.. ... sume, are sufficient to reconcile the feathery bamboo, like bunches of 'oft rock containing 40 to 45 per cent.
colored man to.a prolonged rest during ostrich plumes,wave on every slope I have used the pure clay on strawberries *
lY visit to Jamaica.'. the balance of his life. and plain, tall as the forest trees and about three tons to the acre, ,

:- 'Fanner Fruit-O. : rower.* ,_ The Boston ,Fruit Company :have i indescribably soft and graceful; while making a showing fully double; both
Taking ,advantage of Mr. Plant's; acquired some 20,000 acres of these large silk cotton trees with their ponderous in plants and berries, to the ones I i
j. ;.new Jamaica:line from Tampa, I have old estates and are gradually ,, root-butressed trunks and have not used it on. ,_ i 1
just,paid the island a two;'week's' visit;, reclaiming sugar them for bananas and great straggling limbs,seem to writhe I have used the gravel and clay on *. 4:
chiefly for the;purpose of gaining new cocoanuts. They run steamers three and stagger beneath their burden, of f orange trees, pears, Japan persimmons -
:ideas of methods,of culture and -' orchids. plums etc. and the trees are
h. propagation or four times a week to Boston, 'making throttling vines and parasitic :
of tropical fruits. I think the run in five to seven days and: Aroids, climbing plants ,with the doing finely. Have used no other ::3
tidy experience is.on, the 'whole very have never failed to carry ,their vegetables leaves of a ,caladium and stem of.a fertilizer for two years, and that, too, ;
',flattering .to our:' own, State, ,though .in.better order than our rail sugar cane, climb to their summitsand with much neglect of hoeing and cul
'the object'of my. visit was' not 'i'realy'ud .roads usually do. This year'for'th.e e envelope the tree with ''long, I tivation. I am confident that by

first time, they secured the ser white; rope-like ,roots, ,half an inch adding muck we have the best kind *.,, ;
: I found, a truly ,tropical island vices of a market gardener .from in diameter, which spring from every of a fertilizer for trees and need no -1!i

with a deep, fertile soil,. provided the,'North, and he has been experimenting joint of the stem. When you add to other' kind.
with tillable slopes, elevated, enough with ten acres in vegetablesas those orchids with leaves like ba; l'made 'my own fertilizer for my 1
: to admit of the successful growth ,oi; a trial. His tomatoes ,yielded al nanas, the efforts of the tree,at foliageseem strawberries, using two parts muck, ri,
apples and peaches, where a paternal most as they the North, very insignificant and secondary. one part stable manure or cottonseed ,',
.: government ata, heavy annual outlay when'they...were woulddried or drowned Coolies and Chinese are found occa or its'equivalent in meal; treated the
,has for(raany 'years kept up extensive_ out; and his cucumbers seemed to be sionally, and. each,one.does the work same with '12 per cent of sulphate of
experimental, : and nurseries quite: free from insect enemies, and of'three negroes, though not nearly as potash per ton, or rather say 12 per .
presided over by talent from.England,, yielded much better than with us. large and muscular. Some of the oc- cent.. per acre (as I used more of the ;;
with trained .and educated horticul-- Mango trees line the roads and are as taroons and quadroons e good foremen compost than a ton per acre), and one .
jurists, for 'foremen.;, and still .they abundant in the' woods and fields as and under-bosses as well as part of the clay phosphate. To com- '
.are far .behind in methods of propagation I' native forest trees, while coffee and clerks and bookkeepers.The. pare 'with this I 'tried what is called
: "and. varieties. They still cocoatrees form the underbrush government levies an apparently the'Strawberry Fruiter, at$36 per ton,
', : march the mango,in the slow unsatisfactory where 'in' the abandoned estates 'indiscriminate duty upon all imports at the rate of a.ton per acre. I would
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". Way introduced from 'India. ; arid here and there an enterprising a; tariff for revenue only, so far defy any one to show me the difference. '. {
They plant only sweet seedling colored family squat and,make as I could learn, taxing flour $2 per in the plots through the whole season'
". oranges and never,bud. The peachesand their living gathering and' selling the barrel, though they can raise no -one costing about $8 to $10 a ton, \

apples of slavery days have been I I fruit of these wild trees,which,' however wheat, but strange to say, entering the other $36 a ton.. '
allowed! to die.of. neglect 'and. forest they never cultivate. The all potatoes free: 1 With the revenue thus Will close by giving you' the privi-
fires..; With an abundance of .head spice, pimtnta officinalis, is a 'native collected splendid macadamized roadsare lege of rewriting my article,' if'you can ..
in mountain streams they'.allow 'fertile forest, tree and the logwood, a legum kept up, abundance of excellent get anything out of this poorly! composed f'
plains} to dry up and remain sterile.toi inous 'tree, is the regular second water supplied to every town and letter. Should at all times be

want of irrigation. But the Boston growth timber, which, in time, with village, excellent nurseries (which happy 'to contribute.to your valuable
Fruit Company;represented by their lignumvita and cactus, takes 'posses supply trees at cost) good schools'and paper could I compose better. JJ
founder and"president,Capt: S.D. Baker sion of old fields. A fair quality 'of an efficient police force maintained. JERRY RUNKLE. f ((1,
,' the banana king (as the natives call tobacco is raised in the valleys by Enough money is left over' to pay the Paradise, Fla. i < ),

him), are making'things move on the CubansLiberian coffee a hardier,more Englishmen who exile themselves hereto Pineapple Culture. .* ,!

... .f north sidearid, .with a progressive; gov prolific and! superior'variety, is being fill the higher government offices This fruit, although it does not bear ;
ernor' and pushing earnest chief of introduced, ; also the colanut of:India, handsomely for their services; and until the second year, will, nevertheless
.their botanical department, bid fair to its l if the bulk of the colored population:
which is used on' account of large when the second crop is marketed,
revolutionize Jamaica in a 'few years amount of caffeiri to give strength to I is poor, they are happy; poor because in the third year: from time of planting,
Most,of the soil is stiff red or brown chocolate. Nutmegs and cinnamonare they arc lazy, and happy because they be found to have yielded a return, "
clay and butliitle of;it seems 'suitedto being tried also, but the great can be lazy. JOHN B. BE CH. after deducting first cost and all ex ;;

,pineapples" while ,but:: little seems crop is bananas From 10,000'10 15,* Melbourne F'a. penses of cultivation, of not less than !
.. unsuited ,to: bananas, We' see them .--
... bunches leavc'Jamaica for for the three
hill-sides 000 per day Soft Phosphate for'Fruit Trees. $700 per acre per annum
.growing.on the steepest so the States, three-fourths of which are years, and}jt will continue thenceforward
editor Farmer and FrnlWrower.Your : ,
,. steep that the top. of the, ,stalk is either carried or supplied by the : letter l asking an article for the to give the same annual return ,
.aearcr.thee. ground horizontally: than Boston Fruit through the with ',
Company .
'. of the columns. of your valued paper has been per acre intelligent management.
vertically. A large all portion in banana king, Capt. Baker. received, and highly appreciated. It is safe, therefore, to,say. that un-
,available land was sugar'cape is A midribof before but der suitable conditions the pineappleis
The scenery .grand. Should have answered, now ,
before abolition but since the ,though
: volcanic mountains serves asa.- busy and in fact, 1 the most remunerative crop that can
: the an, kept very ,, ,
all for
thJa.ves paid,
'..' } : : background for the views inland on hardly know what to'write, as.I! have be raised l in any pact of the United
could not running expeases -
planters ; pay freed meh and 'the east end of the island, towering not been in the habit of writing on any States. '
(- hiring thelazy turned; 'upwards of 7,000 feet. Innumerable subject for newspapers and consider Now comes the questions; to what 'J I

j' :"Vaduallyallthe estates abandoned.were: ,, The ranges.of foot, hills, wooded to their, myself entirely.i incompetent: these suitable conditions so essentialto
.., latoi jpasture ;or strike. ; for summits, are intersected'' by, crystal However, will try to state a few. commercial success really are. They
,;"'r foed-meri:; preferred to put so. streams,/, cutting deep gorges through facts_ in i .regard to an experiment with may be arranged under four heads. ,,
and independent tj "
tkoBselves l
;- and their 'rocky sides, all ,draped our soft phosphate, which we have ist Safety from frost-climate. R
and. there
! .. tkey Squatted 'J here hand-tomoiiibi with luxuriant tropical foliage., Tall l here i in,great abundance and great variety 2cL Suitability of soil-soil.
..i.Hvel. eda, lazy, : i .exirtcace Freedom from too much wet- ;
tree ferns wave on slopes, such as' hard gravel : insand 3d. .
their forefathers enjoyed II
'such as : while graceful cocoanut and' royal (about.one-quarter sand, analyzes drainage. -
,, in ,Africa t ever .since.. The
their heads Facilities for shipment-mar-
palms raise majestic showing85 percent.bone phosphate), 4th.
4 .'paternal ;government :only! : : proudly against,the sky,',on mountain. soft gravel! imbedded in a.stiff clay l or .
\:-. withthisfarAke.f s ; : 5tfew-Xearsoftheir', ops'thousands of feet above, the ;;sea, matrix(.t&jsgraycl!separate yields about 'ket.There is no part of .the mainland i
.diiv *eWifwg.4feeBQto g cquir.e: .good oiiaced
,10"- ( coBwaoa; school education.; :! "These which rolls "deeply; darkly,, 'beautf- 6S per.cent.j ciayandgrafelasdug, 55 of Florida which'can be"pf

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. -. p "'" absolutely safe from ''such'a cold spell It contains the particular kinds of to arrive at full maturity before cut- XXFX98V3 Taro Use: )

-' as 'that of January,> 1886, ,when, the plant food the pineapple requires. It ting the Ijetter'it is in every respect. 1 acre pin roots average, stumps, pine, etc.land,,everything cleared of
''t. thermometer fell below! the freezing will! ''mot,dissolve,or;waste',through the New pineapples which have to be burned and ashes Mattered plowed

: point'of water, even ''m..the Island of sand,: -but decomposes gradually shipped'by sailing vessels must be cut planted twice, harrowed with 12000 twice pineapple rolled once slips,

:. Cuba; but' such a',frost as this, whileit through the rainy season, and sets"free green, whereas ,the mainland fruit fenced with set three strands rod or barbed and
will unquestionably destroy the pineapple for use of the plant its food during its will in the future be shipped by rail ditch wire post outalde three one feet apart wide, com a
4 of the in which it period of most active growth., It in plete. ..... % ....... $30.00
crop year .. : refrigerator cars, and will reach Two tons cotton seed meal "'.. .... 00.00
f ,happens, recurs. according to experience costs. 1$30 per ton delivered on the the: large:distributing centers, of ,the Distributing two tons fertiliser 1 M
. at such long: intervals that the' banks -of the Caloosahatchie, and North and West in some fifty or sixty Six weeding In the two years at15 00.. 90 00

: pineapple 'planter: can'aflbrd' to disre should be applied at the rate of one hours. ,This fact will enable the Total at end of two years .. '..... 1360.00
Thlrdyear Two tons of fertilizer and
: Bard:it Three. ti es'iD' fifty-one years, ton J>er acre per annum for the first fruit to be left on the parent stalk spreading: '. .. ..-...... :.. 8000
.. viz.: In 1835, in 1868 and in iS86,' two years, and after that in double the until it is'very nearly ripe. Again on Two Three thousand weeding*two-year-old at 110 this year plant... 'at" 30.00

t would the bearing pineapples, 'south quantity.The the Florida keys, in the Antilles and CoaL cents .... .. 3OOO
t tl} i,7 ; of latitude 27, :have been cut down to pineapple is one of the few i the Bahamas (our present main source i cents of per gathering thousand 190,000: ... slips. .....at. .2ft.. 32.50

, .". '" 'the ground, had"there( been any'planted plants which can be raised: successfullyin of supply) the pineapples begin to Total expenditure at end of three

,and there would have been, no fruit J419 without. irrigation' Doubt ripen ,in :April and are shipped for years *,;. . .......... 134150I1YCOX
=-. gathered in the seasons following these less there are exceptionally dry years, three mprjths, until about the end of *.
<.... frosts. This gives an;ave 'age loss of when even itwould, be greatly assistedby June, when they commence to be- At'end pine of second at 5 cents year on: the Eight ground thousand 40000
-i :' ', one crop: in seventeen\ which hindsight' irrigation, but this, in the case of come scarce, and the markets beingno Two thousand plants (will not bear

.,{ warrants one assuming as representingthe the pineapple, is not a sine qua non longer fully supplied, and indeed Forty till third thousand:year)sUps at 2Hents at 111 per Ifltv....ht.... 400.CXT 50,00 L).
risk 'which the pineapple planterin often glutted with the fruit- very -
DRAINAGE. Total value of produce at end of second
,,.. Florida cannot: avoid and ,must be perishable one, be it remembered- year .. ... '. .. .. I8 t..OO. .
'. Water standing on the surface of.the At end of third year: 18,100 pine at 6. .
face. rise. With this
prepared to, the'pric begins to
is often cents on the graund. '... 900.00
.';' The young pine plants set out in the ground always very injurious, as with other fruits, the early and the Ninety thousand slips at$10 per 1010.. 100 00
k;" 'fall of 1885 were not seriously dam- fatal .to this plant; care must, there- late oneS;bring the best prices. Now Value second and third year's crop.t2,650,00--

"'; ". t.. -aged 'by the frosts ,of January, ,1886, fore, be taken to plant it on high, dry the winters on the mainland of of
land.where it ,will be safe in the rainy Two thousand original 12,000
'. are
: Florida
; :pn the south banks;of the Caloosa- decidedly colder than have been allowed for failure.In .
; slips
hatchie and in the, season, and to'supplement the natural those of further
: following April points south, or even
such assistance in the actual experience'ten cent or
; : were'growing' vigorously and looking drainage by of the Bahamas, and the effect of this per
of and ditches the will be found to be an ample
shape as 1,200
; well. But while,the planter:may take is to retard the fruiting time of thepineapple under this head.
of the and its :levels allowance Againby
nature ground
:; :. the risk of ,such' a killing frost as that indicate. who visit here some three months.It such cultivation and fertilization as
just referred to, he .certainly cannot : may Strangers is precisely at the time when the
this in the we-have provided for the proportionof
State ,only dry season'can
. ; afford, to expose his:pineapple to the the importation of foreign pines begins to plants which will not fruit for three
I' -, .slightest degree,'of, Gold ,barely or at no conception as to wetness drop off that ours in this part of reduced one-half
of' much of the land in the be or to
sea- years may
; ., .- most amounting,to frost, to.which rainy Florida commence to ripen, and our instead of There is
: ',the greater part of the State of Florida blunders son, and are'in apt to make grievous If season lasts; through June, July and brisk 1,000 demand for 2,000.pine slips in a

,. is subject almost,every winter. consequence. they August., This fact insures a good
this demand is
Florida and to
take the ,
;c.. If he does, he rest assured that 'Youl.d'employ a surveyor to, price to tHe home producer, and is a ,
'..'. levelS for them they would avoid this hold.good for at least ten years to
:his pineapples will not ,be,a success second point of advantage which is in that time it' is
source of error. Even in this low, come. By probablethat
: commercially, and that hewill sooner his favor
: this country will be stocked with
the surface is
: r,' or later,, >
will be
and the
pines slips no longer
'constitute actual hills
4 '' ; rolling to ,
; This curious under such is shoots
plant- which The plant propagated by salable but on the other hand the
,. If' conditions of temperature,.is apt to run valleys, although not very called slips, which are produced justat planter's; will be reduced
''t'r"_ from.' to year 'without attempting clearly perceptible to the eye, are very the base of the fruit on the stalk expenses
.. year and his increased of fruit will
discerned the in
"-'rt to fruit, or,if it.should,do:so the apple plainly by water the which carries it. There are usuallyfive for loss crop of'sale of
.' rainyseason. For instance, there, is compensate
'+ is usually a miserable 'undersized, one in number; sometimes and
estimate of five for
: cents pine.
.", land,',at Fort Myers in which: the rise
r and unsalable. sometimes less but they will
r in half mile is feet but ; average apples on the ground is ,too low.
a to
: On the Gulf side ,of Florida, at all twenty five. They are left growing on the will that the
the it seems,almost a dead level. They net twice sum to
,: events, we cannot too strongly caution eye stalk when the fruit is out, and after planter when shipped in June, July

"our'readers,against embarking in the MARKETS. about three months, when they have and August. From the foregoing it

'tal' cultivation of the pineapple on a,com Finally,; until such 'time as railroads attained good size, they are broken will 'be seen that the estimated profitsof
':( mercial scale,north latitude 27, ,and .I shall be extended on south into the off and sold or planted. They bear pineapple culture at $700 per acre

l .,even then he must be careful ',to secure true'pin'eapple belt-which, we con- fruit oathe mainland during the sec is well within the mark, and we com-
..' a water,protection of not less than one tend, is south of latitude 27-it is in. ond summer following, each plant mend this industry to our readers as

.- '. I mile'in width on the north side of '.his, cumbent upon the pineapple planterto which bears an apple also sends out affording a solution of the problem as

plantation.It ; establish himself within easy reach from'its'roots close above the ground, to how to'"keep the pot' boiling,"
: 7: i is not essential 'to' locate actually of)a navigable river, or harbor. When as a rule, two large sprouts called while orange or lemon trees; are grow

: on'the bank of such water where land I railroad transportation is at his command suckers. Each of these, if left un. ing. There: is nothing to prevent the

. *, is usually much higher priced than it is,manifest that it will alwaysbe disturbed; will produce a pineapplewith planting out of these trees among the

' that at the, back; indeed, the '.experience an ,advantage to him to have the its slips and suckers the following pineapples, withdrawing some'of the

r of orange growers and,others'has choice of forwarding his goods to i yeari i e., in twelve months' latter as the trees get large-Fort
\'; :"" taught them the! ;lesson' that.the .market by either land or sea. A rail- time,, and it is by alternately gathering Myers, Press. '. ,
'1 'clean sweep which' winds from! the rad( 'strike during the pineapple seasonis the crop from slip plants and .

'cold 'quarter have over'.a wide expanse by no means an impossibility, and sucker ,plants that the harvest becomes A Nozzle.Holder Wanted.
I ", .of water is detrimental to't tender vcgetation -. such:a thing would be disastrous_''to annual after the first one, 'at It, has been proved by experiencein

.:;' ''1.:. and that an,orange grove, and the plante who had 'no alternativemeans the end'of-two years-and, moreover, this''part of Florida ,that steam-

". :fortiori, a plantation' will'' ,thrive bet- of shipment. the planter is thus enabled to extendhis pumped water can be used successfully
.,} ter at a' distance "of from one-half to The whole of these conditions, essential plantation at will. It is the 'custom and.profitably for irrigating,orange
.; one mile back from the water"than it to success' in pineapple culture in Florida to plant 12,000 pine- groves 'and truck farms. ''The soil is

'... I will: actually the edge of- it. This are,to be'met 'with here on the apples on a single acre, and without so loose that water will not runon: the'

.. r. ?1' proposition,. as amatter of course, South bank of the lower Caloosahatchie discussing the question as to whether surface at all, and the only 'practical
: ,. assumes that ,there'' are' trees in'' between -, river in the vicinity of the rising It would not be better to cut this num- mode of applying the water in most
J c;,;' to act as ;a'wind'break. town of Fort Meyers. ber down'Very considerably, and so' plates where it has been tried; 'is to
*- 'which obtain in smaller number it by'pressureand',let it"fall l
"n. SOIL. There 'are two advantages larger pines spray : as m
If : .;.'' Next, as to soil I' The: pineapple:is a pineapple grown on the mainland ,a point on which doctors differ, and ordinary lawn irrigation. What W
-ti!t. dear lover of sand, 'and'' 'thrives'better 'o( Florida possesses over the. foreign which can' be only settled by 'the test known as the "Holly system" is used;

',,:4* '*- '' in 'the 'sandy soil of the pine'woods producer, or even the planter on the: experience'' we will proceed to give; that'is to< say, an 'ordinary pumping

\\to "' "than it' does, 'in'any'other! It ought Florida keys: Firstly, that he can the figures (derived from actual trial). station is.erected, at.the .water, pipes

.w. to be'r-ertilized'everyyt r shbrtly before market, a better article, and secondly, showing be cost of planting one acre are laid over the ground to ,be irriga,

" : -..,: the rainy season:sets' in* 'and 'at' thafhe can sell it.a time when pricesare with 12,000; slips, and then will ted, "a regulator or governor is'so adjusted
., all times kept scrupulously free from' better.. The pineapple which, show the income which they that the back pressure' will cut
1.1 ..' weeds'andgrass.a: **" 1 ripens'on the plant is' vastly superior' may be* expected to :yield at off the steam from 'the pump when the

I' ', : t. Experience'hastaught! that: ., cottonseed to that which is cut green and al- the end of two and three years. pressure in the pipes reaches the de-

1 t.. meal is an,excelie&t.fertilizer' ford lowed to'ripen.subsequently,"" 'and 'the. 'The figures do not include the sired limit. By, this:'raeaas- a 'practically
; r. 'this. pk&fin' saady'.soft. *3:* i. '* *. :, n'ote': : nearly this fruit'can 'be suffered, 'cost of the land: uniform pressure'caa be' saaiar5 -
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.14-" .tai&ed> ,sufficient to spray the water.' A the zenith to an angle of. '45 :to the Often'you will have to leave.little else orange belt), Tahiti limes, lemons,
'*;:;,,.ain'pipe-Ieads from the pumping station .; horizon, or to ascend from' this angleto than stubs. It depends on how badly grape'fruit, twelve varieties of persim-
., been Ftarved., be the mons five or six varieties of pineapples
"",:;; : through the field tobe, irrigated, the zenith in 40 minutes with uniform they have; May ,
.. :{;.: and from this l laterals' run;to the,.edge speed, and during the ascent. or roots rare covered witk, :)t-knot, but four varieties of bananas,
& -::iofrthe; .,field,and on these lateral, pipe? : descent to ,make eight complete cir I cut them back and giye them enough and peaches, which are mostly of the
.err i .hydrants are placed at convenient dis cuits, the main purpose would be accomplished to eat, I don't care wHat so it,is'food China strain-the Peento and its seed
\ ...:tances. for the tree. It mush: somethingthat lings, the Bidwell, early and late, im.

,With 6-inchmain: 4-inch lateral The motion to the nozzle could ,, as Liebig says, will "create in proved, Peento, also Reeves' Mammoth -
of be either by a our soil an artificial atmosphere of and Angel-four varieties of
i;, aid 3 inch.hose, and a pressure, 130pounds probably imparted
: ... water can ,be thrown: from,an. spring or by a weight, or by waterpower carbonic acid gas andini onia." mangos, guavas,' rubber and camphortrees
;;: ;!: inch ,and,a quarter nozzle, too feet, obtained from a: small orifice in I am believing tobacco: stems one loquets or,Japan medler plums,
; :_ .and,a circular'area 200' feet in diameter the side of the nozzle or hose., In of the very best "store" fertilizers for thirty to forty varieties of roses and
',4 V ;' can,be irrigated without.,changing watering orange trees, it. would be the peach. It may,be a little lacking lilies, dates, palms, Australian oaks,
;,,' the location of the nozzle;.. But to do necessary to raise the aparatus 12 ,tc in potash, as the peach, that great big Sisal hemp, three or four varieties of
.: this the nozzle? must be,;held at an 15.feet above the ground, and it shouldbe seed, takes a deal ,of'gotash.( ; The. cactus, .eucalyptus, two varieties of
angle; of 45 to ,the horizon, and so constructed that ,it :could be peach also,needs:frequent plowing., It cassava, etc. .
,' moved around at that angle This fastened to the op. of a' post placed in must have it, and lets us not forget At the first of April, 1888, the firm
.: distributes the water over a circular the ground at tHe:center of each circuit .. that we get peaches and:all other fruits grafted some Niagaras and Delawareson
nozzle through the"disciplineTof difficulties." some wild stock of the so-called
strip 16 feet wide., The must to be irrigated.If
then be'raised:so.that. the outer limit somebody will invent and construct JAMES MOTT,. in Halifax Journal. Barnes grape; and in Jui t, J89-one
and months ibm the date of
of the .water will fall 16 feet nearer an apparatus, not too costly year two
the Jnozzle: ; a circuit of the nozzle .at that will do this work, a good demand the grafting-the, Niagaras had fifteen
this angle irrigates another strip inside will.be found for it at once, with probably 'TIle VineYatrd. bunches of fine fruitper vine, weighing
continued the increased demand in seven pounds,, which ripened per
I. the'first This is;. ; nozzle a largely .
S. TROY in "; fectly, and the Dejawares had five
-:.. being elevated, and moved more the near future.-DANJEL ,
i South Florida.
Grape Growing. *
bunches but did
also, they not ripen
: :' rapidly ateach: circuit until.the nozzle Scientific. American. -
.:,.points to the zenith when in ,a, few .'.-* In 1890 we visited these j gentlemen, early enough to give any. estimate of
.,.. moments the .ground, immediately Peach Oultur. Messrs.- Haynes, Young& Bailey,,and their weight..
-around it receives the water.' It requires In ,the last number of your paper, were: greatly pleased with their evi After perusing the above, including
.with pipes, hose and nozzle, I you mention Mr. Lund's, peaches. dent fruit'and grape growing progress. the 'testimony of 'Professor Dubois,
such as I have described,.about 40 From what you :say I judge he is one They subsequently wrote us, under the readers of the Vineyardist can form.
minutes to distribute 9,000 ;gallons of of the yery few men here in Florida date',of Feb. 24th, 1890, giving us a pretty correct opinion of "grape
'I:r water (one-third of an inch over the that is, using.good sense enough in the some' interesting points jn regard to growing in Southern-Central Florida,"
,entire, surface) on the circular area 200 culture of his trees to give them plenty their grape culture, which we will and it hardly seems incumbent on us,
",J Meet in diameter. The Distribution is of plant food for the growth of the utilize'for the purposes-.of this article. on the strength of two flying visits in

very uniform, and the 'water is so, tree, to keep it in health and vigor;; April ist, 1886, .they. ;,planted 100 midwinter, to ..express very positive
disease which if and'allowed two bunches to opinions on the subject, "founded on
,<;sprayed as notto injure the tenderest enough to ,overcome Niagaras,
vegetation. "With; the ordinary sprinklers -, it has that, it is more\sure to produce remain on each vine -that summer, personal observation." We are,.how
now in use it?. is easy to irrigate' fruit here than in any section of my which ripened perfectly in July. ever, of the opinion that in order to

the small spaces left between the car. acquaintance. About March 1st, 188ij! !hey planted insure permanent success, the vineyards -
:; cles. But the labor of holding the Peaches/were a failure here' last'sea anoiJer zoo. of Niag s;; also Con should be located as high as
nozzle is expensive. The ,man gets son', the only time since't the Peentocame cords, Delawares; Empire State, Pock- possible on pine land; and the low

't;wet in spite ,of gum, suits,.and.he not "to ,us, some twelve years ago, lington, ,Salem, Walter, Noah. Martha muck lands, that may be well adapted
.' only requires' wages above: ordinary and a larger portion,of.those'who: had Rebecca, Duches :and 25 or 30 to.other'purposes; should be avoided.
". labor, which is here worth$i per day, planted, the trees condemned them ,other varieties-native and foreign Grapes can endure dry soils and
,..;.but hei is frequently made, .sick. with that old curse, "Peaches are a for experimental work. The Niagaras drought much better than an excess
We need an apparatus at will do failure ihere, I have tried," and let planted in 1886,.- fruited, and of moisture. Should an attempt be
. 0.; ,this work of holding the nozzle automatically them'go to. starve in,our shiftless sand l, averaged 'three pounds to the vine. made to use the muck lands, the hu-
and threw them all the other varieties set were midity would probably result in destructive .
something that; .will move or many dug them up Nearly ,
trees Corfamily overcome by the excessive' heat of fungoid diseases; and it will
,: :the nozzle, 'around at an angle of 45 out, not leaving l enough so
;'. at a regulated speed; then elevate l the use. 0, what a bore to 'see that ''season, and other! causes, that require years of experience yet to "
;jj r i .nozzle to say, say 53, move around. people do so foolishly 1 I A neighbor they died out-asprqbj ij bly they would' make' choice of the varieties best
*' with increased speed at that angle,. near, me has zoo trees,. and while_ theyare not ,have done ,so, generally in more adapted to the different sections of
". then elevate it to say 60, .e'tc.jox; : the not quite ,dead, they are looking favorable,years t: the State. Of our Northern varietiesthe
From April 28th .to&ay 8th, 1888, Niagara seems the best adapted to
movement might begin with' the nozzle better than could be expected, 'as they
pointing to the zenith and then have had no food except the little they planted five acrei-pf; : .two,year old Central-Southern ,Florida; and it may
: descending in constantly widening the natural soil could give them and Niagaras (probably tn'qse previbusly be that.certain of,,the foreign varieties

,... circles until it reached an angle'of 45,' no peaches. The planter, a day planted were .two-yearblds). Those on further experimental trial will be
'; that, J being the point at'*which the since, said it,was,no .use to try to raise planted in,1886 fruited; 'giving about found ,well, suited to the climate and
greatest projection is obtained. ,Itt Reaches:; and,my trees, only: a. mile five,pounds tp the vin ., The ,Niagaras soil-some at one, locality and. some
would be better, ,to'have, each circuit away, the,same varieties and .planted planted' ,in 1887 aba fruited,,.yield at others.
.'laude with the nozzle at;the same elevation the same season, are loaded with fruit, ing,about two pounds 36 the vine. ,In The time of early ripening, which
:: during the.entire.circuit; but it the,trees.are pictures of I health,and I 1889 the first ripe fruit pn the Niagaras is ahead of California, is exceedingly
would answer all I practical purposes am looking for a very fine crop.I was June nth.: On; the 21St of favorable to Florida grape growing;;
s have the nozzle moved along: spiral used to raise peaches in the Southwest June (this does not sound much like and,will doubtless stimulate them In
;: .
.-. inclined plane at, a uniform, ,speed, There: we got a full crop once our climate) was shipped{ the fiat making persistent efforts to overcome
with the ;angle' of inclination so ad- In five yeers. I think that, is about fruit of yines ,planted F.ia: 1886-ten, allobstacles; thereby to increase the
..juetedthat. the,time required for each the rule in Tennessee, Illinois, Missouri pounds per vine. The,vines planted permanent success of,the industry.-
,circuit'of the nozzle would.be in proportion : and Georgia. In Delaware, m 1888 j just. thirteen' months from ,We have no words of discouragement ':
_. to the area to be. watered.during .- Maryland and New Jersey,.the average: planting i -bore, 1,800, ,;pounds! ,-on 900 to offer, and while realizing that thevocatio.n
in three. vines and sold in $ew,York ,city for is beset with difficulties and
:the circuit For example, ,only a Is.a .little better, one year .. ,
in the belt thirty cents pound-or $540. dangers, in Florida-as it also is eve r
.., few seconds would be: required ,when Up in Michigan, peach per
),. the BOuie,points to the zenith to water along the lake shore, under the influence January 20,1890' they:planted 2,000twoyear rywhere-we ad"iseour Florida breth-
,the small area on which, the waters of that large body of. water, old Niagara; which they reminded ren of the profession to post them-
j ''WOHldffall.! A'little longerjtime: ,would .peaches used. to "hit every year," but us were. ,.growing finely :whenwe selves thoroughly all the known
<,be required :to, water the,:area which: now the crop is more uncertain; and were, there., 'They also: planted conditions of scientific culture, and
;) would ,be reached .when>, .the nozzle pet here in Florida, trees that. ,I saw 260 White Diamond-7-a: new bra pe the remedies for the diseases incident
cj'aade"a" circuit.atianangleof..850: ,. still two or three bushels'of fruit on two that promises well forPFlorida: : in being there, as elsewhere, more or less to
more when it made a circuit at an an- pears ago have been.grUbb d out!bemuse a: little earlier thai. *the Niagara, the vine; and we, wish them a success
p ffle-v of 80, and,the .area..wate d by, they failed, to bear last season.Now .. which will lengthen l the'' fruiting sea- In grape culture equal to that promised ,
nozzle at.an.angl being I have this to say. You who son. in the{ many other fruit! growing: ,I
the xpf 45
kL. ;the<,largest,' the longest time would,,be have trees that from, any cause have, This_;firm,.in addition/to its successful interests of tfyeir semi-tropkal State-
i", xeqairtd.for that circuit, been t neglected, may be.,the. tops are grape culture\ has. under, ,cultivation whose measureless resources and possibilities
twelve different i varieties oforanges are, as yet, J but imperfectly
the cut
If.the. was so'adjusted as lying, ends of :
/i: :to, cat ðe apparatus aoale' ...* .to,.descendj from them back,joJ; clean,,,healthy _wood. '(being,J in the heart of the understood.fl .-YifU7 : t. .

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R ]\JElJIilt,7: ;RV : "-!The native mode of cultivating the I wooden dish, and the family gather molasses to suit ,Northern potatoes,

,., taro is altogether original. *. $ *, around it, each one provided with apiece and'cassava takes an awful lot of/grat-
'Oolocasla Eeoulenta.. The ground is dug. out to of 'dried fish and a cocoanut ing to become fit for pancakes'or pud.
the depth of at least two feet, shell full of water. The dish is a dings, to say nothing of the 'digging
X&ter.rarmaraaa!_ ihai .
rower; ,
Ever since Mr.. S. W Carson forming a cellar-like pit *; The argc'family affair, called the pea'dish, necessary to unearth the roots"-of a
bottom surface of the'pit thus made,is for tato, when cooked, becomes pea. year-old plant. I cannot see'why the
his\ first letter l of
;nquiry:;concerning.the : )ierced.all'over with holes till it There neither knife fork :-.what-
re- or
,1 nor: spoon taro, or cocco, or malanga,
coco have,
beep::puz ? mYmind sembles'a great sieve These holes are employed; for all three, fingers are ever may be the most appropriatename
and ransacking 1 } my: membry;) !i n regular-rows,.and.in each is planted used as substitutes. The arm is ex- for the plant, should'not fill the
find ij :waS
to out wbattheTpl,
: 'a young tar .and the earth packedfirmly tended to the great dish, the'fingersare bill exactly. ,As soon as my roots get
to whjch, he,eferred. .But/to foq gh' : a, around,it. Water is.then l let in thrust into the mass, a portion of large enough to make a meal of I will
somewhat extensive,reader, ;oQhej,1it:. and.the pit becomes a,tank, or pool, I the spongy stuff is taken up and, with have the "gude wife" prepare ,thema
erature,of tr velind natural history;, 'when'1 he, 'farm'is: left to take care with1 an adroit turn, wound around la cannibal islands and report re-
I.,could) not recall anyjJanfcbearinga} :
: of itself. extremities of the digits and then sults. In the meantime cannot the
name fill. resembling the bill ':coc:cocoanut/the which seeme Th
partially lowered" through natural The fingers are then dipped into the what he knows about it? He ought
cocoa \tree, ,the;
cocaine, ,and even, ftiejpwdt.mtf wcFe lowed to get altogether dry-the plants sticky stuff, and so made ready for afresh the subject. GUY RIVERS.
thought of and :rejected, ,as not]an- will: attained their *
have full size andthe "dab" at the dish. BOWLING QBXEK. FLA.Cassava t
sweriBg the description, andjl; ;; !had. .
cropVbe ready for gathering. '"There'are two distinct varieties of > -i {
about ceased, to, think, .o f it, .until HBut:the-harvesting,is.,notall.done:: the taro'plant growing'in most ot the for,Bees. .
saw the note pf ,Mr. Kearney ,in the
j at one time; on,the contrary: it may Pacific archipelagoes. They are distinguished Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. : ,
DISPATCH of April 23d, giving t the be said'"neverto' come to an end*, andthis as,the lowland and the up- The statement by M*. Kech in jyour y

botanical\.name as Col "asia,Esculertta, i js,perhaps;the _most,curious_ process land. The latter can be. cultivated, issue of April 23d.! that cassava,blooms ..
which, it seems, i iscal, \ .d.CQcoJ' Hon" connected.. with, the cultivation, of without flooding with water." a source of. honeyis: .new'.and.inter-
duras. The simple scientific .name the't taro. As stated above, the information in esting.' ,It adds another to the many
threw a flood of lightlpnthesub'jectand "When ready for gathering, the the above article was obtained from'' notable reasons why this valuable
made ,known the fact the
that proprietor: enters his patch at one cor-' an old sailor, and in turn obtained by plant should be extensively cultivated.
plant for which Mr. Carson was.searching -, ncr and pulls up'as many'roots as may him during various periods of sojourn As Mr. K. ,says, "the root,is an excel-
was. the \yell-known faro, a';plant, be needed at the 'time. After'pulling among the Pacific Islands some fifty lent food for man and beast" It is
which eversince
the.days Captain them he'cuts off'the.;tops and'replantsthe fears 'ago. That the native methodof oneof the very best of foods, 'as I
has been
Cook, famous as furnishingthe :latter,' each in the hole out of eating the taro is still in vogue there have proved by experience, and the
celebrated, poi dish; of ,the South which its root'has' been'taken. Day may be seen from an extract from Mrs.Brassey's wonder is that a thousand: times the
Sea Islanders.; after day'he .this 'taking is Therecan
repeats process, "Around the world 'in the present quantity not grown.
I have no, doubt but -would be the rows regularly'as they stand; Yacht Sunbeam:" "/to. is generallyeaten be but'one reason for its neglectand
found a,valuable.addition' .toj the 'root until the whole, 'farm' h been gone from a bowl I placed between two that is ignorance of its many; val-
'. crops pf Florida, and ;,1. ,have! in my over'and none of the'' original roots people, by dipping ''three fingers intoit uable qualities. Its ,growth is, 'however ,
garden; half a dozen plants, {procured remain. ; giving them a twirl around and then making considerable headway
x, from Reasoner Brothers, .'which;;], am : "Of. course, considerable: time has sucking them. It sounds rather nasty, in this section. I got seed a few years
experimenting with'to>eeifthey.: come elapsed since the first pulling, and the but as a matter of fact it is so glutinous ago and prize it more and .mort-high-
up to the expectations formedof-them. o >then, ,replanted have gained fresh a mixture that you really only ly year by year. I have distributedit
from previous readingS In'ray.callow roots -as'large as those of which they touch the particles that stick to your among my neighbors and now the
youth,"when I, was.ambitious of'enter* were' robbed ,The tops are fingers. The latter you wash after majority are growing it. The amore
ing the fields of. literature,, 'my: first again divested of their radical appendages each mouthful, so there is nothing so they grow the more they appreciate it. .
successful attempt in ,that :direction and again'replanted to 'produce very dreadful about it after,all." Have any:of your readers ''had* any
was a short monograph onthe'; 'taro, fresh:'roots as before, and in this 'sue, think' the "Coco" mentioned as native experience in planting ,the 'caSsava
based on information gleaned from)the, cessive:way is the planting and pulling of Cuba and Central America must "stumps?" I notice that most people

... after-supper'stories'!of' a:seafaring jpar-* repeated from season to season, and be the upland variety the taro plant throw them away and depend. upon
ent;; I- described the:plant;> WIlts from year to year. '* *' mentioned above, as Chamber's Ency-- the stalk for seed, but, for'thei past
mode of cultivation and ,the method( .. "The taro roots, 'when gathered, clopedia gives the Central American two or three years I have planted the
of cooking,it,- in.vogue\ in the Tonga are not yet:ready for the table. They plant the title of 'Colocasia escuknta, stumps and secured a considerably
Islands., As ,this'was the first article are-not' to be eaten raw -even' a'taste while the South Sea root is dubbedColocasiamofnrhiza. larger amount of tubers than from the
of mine which appeared in print,-I. of them: in this condition 'causes' a Of the latter, it seed stalk. The plants start 'off with
.' was naturally proud of ,it,-andlw en, sharp contraction of' the 'forces and a says: "It is the 'principal article of much more vigor. At first :I 'saved
on,coming to ,Florida. Lsaw'the,plant puckering 'of the mouth, with a pungent food'' in the South Sea Islands. The the stumps as the cassava was dug
advertised in Reasoner's catalogue,* 'I prickling sensation. roots are- 12 to 16 inches long and as from day to day and planted them
'determined: to get ,some'and- se ;how "There are two distinct processesby much in girth. They are washed to when I thought I had enough 'to be

near my early :description'. came to which taro'is'prepared for eating. take away their acridity, which is suchas worth the while, but this year plant
reality. I first wrote to the Reaspnersto One is by the' ordinary method of to'cause excoriation'of the' mouth. them within a, day or two from the
', see if the.plant' they/advertisedwas: peeling and 'boiling, 'as1! potatoes are They are cooked the same way as time they are dug. Before- the dan-
really the South Sea article, :and;they. boiled. The boiling extracts the:poisonous breadfruit, the rind being first scrapedoff. ger was over from frost ,I :hoed a
wrote"back as follow: ,fCctoasta 'Estu&tte -juices_and''renders them innoc A pleasant flour is made of taro. small mound of dirt over the'stub, re-

> the 'genuine ;taro, perfectly uous., After being boiled the roots, Many'varieties_ are cultivated. The moving it at the first hoeing. .In this
adapted to .Florida. 4Nbi ,danger' rof now t>f a 'fine, white mealy appearance leaves are used as spinach." Of the way any one who once ,gets,, a' start
,killing'it. out by frost;'flood< or drouth. ,- may''be:eaten' ,like yams. The Other'species it says : "Cocco, cocoa with cassava can always be sure: of a
L ,Plant in rich,. moist'w .drained; l laid,. more general practice,. however, is to root, or eddoes..Generally cultiva- supply. The seed of the stump-set
or.it will grow in'shallow-water; { mash them'into'a floury substance and ted in tropical l and sub-tropical coun plants ripened before the frost, 'whichwas

x Later Mr. Hi. inforraedme that'' he make battercakes. 'them. ,to-be fried. ries for their roots or underground not the case with the plants from
:propagated.them 'aftcj the manner of .When thus prepared'the taro root,may corms, which abound in starch. They the seed stalk.I saved a little.rof it
potatoes; *: ./, by cutting up the loots. .easily be mistaken for,battercakes made are", sometimes included under the and regret now that I did not save
Perhaps a few extracts. from -my'ownearly bfthe'best flour. name of yam, 'but are totally different more. Is it not probable that:cassava
description may:'not be? ':.amiss: "Th 'above ,is the process. of 'preparation from the true yam:" might be improved, as' well as'other
"4'In' shape, the' farir :'something I .in use.among the foreigners. I would say that the familiar Cala- plants, by continued selection'af seed?

like the oblong turnip or beer toot,< 1* *> The ,nafive 'mode. ,of preparing dium, grown for ornamental purposes, Last year my first two plantings (on
terminated abruptly; 'as if the smaller the'tarn altogether differentSo is a member the same family, and different plats of ,ground)' were cut
end had been cut off..h is offs;brown; I far'as peeling,;boiling< ,color,. brighter en''y g :and:becoming into-a batter, the'native process"is 'the of the taro. down twice by the two frosts IB March, .
deeper m'shadeappro'aching I same/as/ that usedtby'the'whites.' But I believe the'taro of either or both it having putout after the first,frost in
'nearly to'a black'-.as!the''plant*"grows! I beyond this all is 'different Instead varieties would be a valuable additionto time to get the full benefit of the second
older. Its somewhat thickish cuticle I making: the'better into cakes to be Florida's food products, for, more The :sprouts from the stumps
'is closely beset, with little knobs or I immediately eaten: they deposit the than all else, this State needs some- put right out'again, as if it,was a matter -
'protuberances, from which} ""exteflfl'fibxtms : I mass in a large gourd shell and leave thing'to'take the place of the potato. of no consequence, while the
rootlets or' pperid geitgirting'to', lit'JQr'ev' ral days'to get sour. When Irish potatoes are too uncertain; the sprouts from the seed stalks weremuck

.thewhok' mass;a' ragged. ;( tririgy: p.c -. I dthe: proper degree 'of sweet potato, as grown here, is too longer in recovering., Some of them.
.: ",;" Ht- .....,'J\.I 'i..l\-1.l\ .;.' I acidity the mass; is poured unto a much akin to mixture' of wax and did:not;sprout again,:thouglctke, soft, .

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:. of them? did, ,but'their vitality.seemed the frost' will never find it in the sand And, again, Mr.' ,Inman.says, "Har i I,saw two day i:cream churned while!
toy'somewhat'.weakened.The) : frost hills. And I have never seen a leaf vesting, packing and; casing, 50 cents !.I wajsxthereirmaking! ',a total 'of' fifty-: '
however, had the most serious effect killed:on it herein six winters. The' per case, $I,68SNo; ;' 75, cases I seven']poiinds*of"butter. He sells his \
on'those .hills where the._ sprouts were root of it is.as'"'white as the.root of the, per day, for .36 'days, makes''' 2,250' butter,in Dallas,. Palestine, Houstonand ; '0
just coming through the ground. turnip andas bitter.. It, is,easily exterminated -, cases, and for 30 days more.on which] 'I redo at.; 'forty to fifty cents per
I am much interested in cassava be- but if let alone will stay he is figuring i in statement,. 2,250 moreor pound; the buyers paying express '
cause I believe'it a product of very: green and full of sap longer than any 4,500,casesinall, at 5o".cents each,. charges Last year his'gross,receipts ;
much; wore importance to the prosperity ., weed on earth,. I believe. It seeds $2,250. So this would .make Mr. ,In- from the'sale of cows and butter were '
'of the people than: is generally early, but stands there green and tender man's. underestimate"on cases $562, .$6,000, and, after deducting all expenses -
realized, and,, if, you will pardon me;. for months after, and my horseseat and his ovcf-estimate' on $75 per day including i interest on money
I will give'a little more cassava exp it at all stages.as readily 'as a corn on receipts for 60 days'', .$4500,' and invested land; improvements; labor
rience. stalk. But horses.unaccustomed,to'.it $562, making Mr. Inman's net profit feed and' incidentals, he had a net income *
Implanted: 'cuttings, from the stalks in will hardly smell it at first. It is always !- $5,062 less than given in statement.- of.a ouGj| ,000. Do the little

July last and grew good sized, ,roots brittle and tender, even when J., R MclRWiN.GAINESVILLE. .- scrubs pay wh -prOperlY managed?
before December: I,made another dry.There FLA. Mr. JJurnapfe; herd numbers'eighty-
planting .the first ,of:September,. an- is.b. t one other weed, mj five head in all;' old and young, thor'
other the.first of;November, and,others horses like so well which is of' the Th lDahr1. oughbred and'-grade, and as pretty a
every month, since., 'I am now, from Itguminosf We call it the,partridge herd' as one would wish to look at.-
't day day, :setting put the stumps as pea. It grows tall here in.the sand. Texas Stockmanand, Farmer.
I.dig the, cassava for Use, and propose hills, has a beautiful yellow blosson"' A Model Texas Dairy. -
to keep'planting right along through in the ,summer and both horses' and< After the :milking was 'over I: Witnessed For Malaria; ,Liver Trou, -
i' the.$summer, and hope in this way ,to cattle are very fond of it. As ,to the operation of extracting the bleorI
learn something,about.cassava. first, which now grows by ,thousand: cream by a separator.. Mr:' Burnap' ; idigestionuse
SHERMAN ADAMS. in my groves, I believe it will make< has a De Laval horizontal,hand.sepa, ,BROWN1' IRON BITTERSExperiments
Gabriella, Orange County,FILe April 27. the finest forage for cutting,! and feeding rator-rone of the style for which,.our -i- ,-
P. S.:>;Although I nearly'every_ green that a man could_ cultivate advertiser, Mr. Vance, of San Antonia, made a by the New
kind. r vegetable growing the frost'of when once stock is accustomed to it. is State agent1 and says he ''does not York Dairy Commission! show that
April['7th did! me no 'damage whatever r notice that cows and deer eat it see how*'any dairyman can get along oleomargarine will not dissolve and
except to"nip the leaves of two rows Any loose sandy land', high.pr low in .without such a machine. Says,he assure liquefy any; human stomach in its
of beans) thatwer"'planted!on ground Florida, will grow it if the, seeds are ne cets from' ten to twentyfiveper natural and ordinary temperature. It
about"a-foot lower'than the other rows. deposited in it early in the spring; centrmore cream than it is possi-- is indigestible,sand to the support of
Cassava,.'tomatoes;'sweet >potatoes and and nothing can possibly grow faster ble to get by any other:process. .Pre of the New yOrk Commissioners on
all 'the 'btlier'vegetables showed. no than it does, of the weed variety., vious, to, using ,this .machine he used this point of indigestibility comes the'
signs :of being, hurt ,in: the least ? Iwasvery ,But while on the subject of forage' the deep 'setting process,, which wa.a. findings of the French Commissionand
fortunate; 'more'so than the plants I will call the reader's: attention great improvement over the old,shal other scientific bodies. .
most of my neighbors, whom,, I' have to a bunch.of volunteer oats which 1' low setting.Mr. .t
supplied with plants for ''resetting, mentioned in a back number ,of this; Burnap thinks'a separator-can .
especially tomatoes. S. A. paper. I have j just counted_ the stem: be used ;with profit if a man ,has as ;BENTCXN&UPSONJACKSONVILLE"
of the one bunch, all from one grain many as,five or even,.three .cows, ,He
Forage Plants-Coco. deposited! with ,manure from,a horse separates from 390 ,to 400 pounds of FLA..,
Editor Farmer and FrulturowtnIn lot, near an orange tree some time last milk per hour.
Professor f Simpson's; series on fall, but which did not, germinate un- After the process was over we went
troublesome, weeds.in South Florida til about the first :of February. The up to his office; and our old friend got IRRIGATINGMAOHINERY
he .Describes one very remarkable number oT stems now headed out and out his books, andshowed, me some
weed, which I am .apprehensive he that will head is 47; ,some smaller onesI figures that may be of service to some
has not learned as much about as lie did not count The tallest is now of bur'readers to peruse and meditate
might on further inquiry. He may, four feet high, but not yet. showing upon. In the year 1890 he milkedon ,
however, know; more;,about it than he blooms on the heads. The stems are' an average fifteen cows and made
tells ,us. But one thing' I know enormous in size-as,large' around as 5,295 pounds of butter. During ,
(though Jam, not able from memoryto a cedar pencil. In 100 yards of, this July of that year he made 618 poundsand 'BOTH
quote him and,the paper is not. at bunch I raised two years ago, two in' August'611 pounds, and at this
hand,to examine)', he ,does not give bunches nearly as large, one five feet time over one-half of his, cows were : x
the botanical l name which the author high and the other six, which I have heifers with their first: calves. During STEAl HORSE POWER..

ity at Washington, D, C:, gave me a preserved as a show. Now, I ,am that, year he ,sold forty-three: cows, : ."
few' .years ago, My .attention was convinced that, by planting in October breaking in more young ones to take -
called to it. from the fact that my and Npvember.and fertilizing, highly, the place 'of the old as'they were sold PIPE PIPE "'"FITTING BRASS
horses devoured it so eagerly every the _finest pats we could expect.anywhere o. fe '
opportunity; and this caused me to can be raised on either ,high or He began the present year with eight'cows
observe the peculiarities,of.,the weed, low lands in South Florida., in milk and now has twenty-two, VALVE, HOSE, ETC!
and to.send a .specimen, of the, seeds As considerable has been said in and up to the time, I was there-:-April .,
and leaves Washington.. The name these: columns about the coco, or mal- 8-had made 1,386 pounds of butter Write for Estirri. tes. }
given in the report sent to me is ingat let me in closing inform all conerned -
Fr&ttichia floridana. The ,botanist : that I have received .and .
said that his 'attention"had.never been planted both white malanqa and the 'P' A. Rd ,S' .S (tt NSilJCiTI0N OF TEX BRAIN}
called to it as a forage plant 'He..uaguit; another variety. Both are 'I '. ;:ow .
stated'that the plant' was ccmmon to much like the Irish potato, and,,better can certainly b*cared by unl/.t u> iiLa; .u:,,I$ Poor i PKSIW' great discovery,
the sand hills of Florida and South I[ consider, than the cassava root. The
Caroliaa. gentleman in Bluefields, Nicaragua,,is PAINE'S CELEY COMPOUNDI
My,description of the ,weed'.is as orrect: in his idea of it
,f follows: When it first springs up it S. 'Y. CARSON, Savad From the Insnno'Aeylum. Dcar&nt-i 1 itmy duty to tell you
spreads, out.on:' ,the surface ,of the, Midland, Fla. what Paine Celery Compound did for me. I cant i.rafce it enough. About a year ago my
caused by orer1artudy.
it seemed tl.btt t Iehoul.1 be crazy. It was
head troubled me to that ai ?
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ground like the turnip, and presents a I asked the advice of two doctors,." .o,ra7eiaeroc llclnotono reddish cast, the main .:backbone of Are the,Figures Correct? know what I woulldx I Id.'notunL io.."oauyonj.everything' seemed straagt. I
the leaf pink-red. The,stems editor farmer and Frult-Groww; had a tired languid feeling: ,my kidneys troubled mo, atd( felt badly.I read your half of adrer-
being In'a ind thought t'.' U,1 f t'y th .compound. Before I had taken one
tenement paper
and I figure $5,062 short on Mr. Fred and I would recommend It to all
between the joints are very long bottle I felt like a new peraoo ;;Pour lott.e*' cured me
slender, the joint being! purple, red V. Inman's statements in your i issuef that feel the way I did. Yours truly )n s. J. Eo WILCOX Baral P.0.,Wia
and enlarged. Theleaves: are narrow )> April 23 1891. I find the follow. Physicians Prescribe It* /Vnr f<",.,-l am much pleated with the action of
and, long; If not. ',crowded it, will ing: "Seventy-five cases per: day at Paine Celery -pound in those cases"whero. tIle nerrons results systems where was broklll"cOWl1rrotnOTerwork the patient had
I hare particuLirly! prod
of min or body. cen
spread very extensively and throw up $16 per case, $450; less freight and lost all ambition n i appetite,constipated' ,could: net sleep night', etc Thrtr or four caeea
tall seed stems from 3 to 6 feet high. commission: $150,, leaves .-$375 per or weak,etnacUt-.hysterical females hare been: cured: with the Compound. I hare ob ,
: hundred and dollars excitable nerves,girei patients: IK(ttr n st, increases appetite,regulates
The seed are in bunches in a kind of lay net" One fifty( erred,that and it is qul a jt.A< remedy to build up Uoken.lcm 11 cafes generally. Yours truly
swab.shape,' white, ,and inclined to be from, $450 leaves $300; $75 per bowels c R. a EDOCJITOX, )(. D., Alteaa HL
fuzzy or::; downy. The weed comes up lay less than Mr. Inman makes it, or It is sold by an reliable d:uggtita. WELLg.riCHAEDrty..A CX>.,'Props.BtirllBgtea.'Vt.

early r even in the latter: part .of winter $4,500 in the sixty days onwhich. '- Biwari of worthless l '.i imitatjonsof;: ",DIAMOND, DYES. ,
.ftu .:wkh! an :apparent intuition that igures. ", -< -:. .,i!.., ur ii .,*i ,t ,rf '

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MM II wend time appointment: was recorded I kept a man to watch it, and to-day, neat profitableness and stability. Thusa :';

U IJfh : ,. ,in a.two-line paragraph. We ,the new growth: of oak trees on that seeming evil'may become the source:" ';

It RM uE-I1o CI know nothing,about Maxwell 1 ,but ;it forty acres is worth more than enoughto of final good.
The bicarbonate of soda
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if anything but creditable the Californians -
: for and and the
'" pay fencing care, Rev. Lyman Phelps is a powerful
,.. MAT i4,' 1 PL that they have permitted De land is rapidly becoming valuable, for i insecticide as'well, as disinfectant and

STEPHEN, POWERS,. ........ Young 'to ,take' conspicuous a part .all ,agricultural, purposes.-Floridian. remedy for foot-rot; but for this reasonit
; P. O. Address, Lawtey. ,P'la.r i in advocating their claims=a man ISI is risky in the hands of inexperienced \

" Publications' Receired. who was once a, roaring ward politic .Bowto, Grow Cauliflowers. men. They are liable! to work: ,

,U.8.' Department or Aplealtere: Culture clan in San,.Francisco. BY A. A. CROZIER.Information their trees serious injury by injudicioususe .
of the OUT in of it, and even :Mr. Phelps is slow
the Alpe Maffeiaaee;; a rateable .
consular report on olive tttltare.BeoBGBBto I about Soils, Fertilizers, to fwntfitntirl ft to iinV efceeht thti ,
Plentt of Japan;' Govern. eut The Monthly Bulletin for April followed I. Planting, Cultivating, Harvesting, in whose-experience and judgment,he,, .! ,
Printing office, Kingston,Jama4ea. 'close on(the heels,of the March Keeping, Marketing has ,thorough confidence."Agricultural : .
I: W. T: Falconer Company'.,Catalogue of number. The'crop'reports -and -statiStics Descriptive Catalogue of too vari i ." "
Beekeeper wpf Ilea,Jamestown,W.;'Y. eties. Letters from Cauliflower Graphics. ; ':
growers -
Nation!Kal Estate Inrerton'Guide,,VoL, are the. feature of paramount '
in all parts of the country, givingthe The 'of has'! "
department agriculture
X,No. 1, Union 8qu.re"t-rewYork.- -
importance, and while there is still best methods and varieties i'
for each
i prepared from the census reports ,a: ?
By some mischance the program much room"'for improvement", we ob locality. series of ten colored maps of the'United '

and announcements for the State'Horticultural serve,a gratifying progress in 'fullness, chapter on Cauliflower seed; its States; showing the :ten principal !' ::

'Society '''meeting ,at ''Interkchen :-, and accuracy of detail. When the improvement;' where the best seed is crops of f the country, their average '.

: of.the Bureau is raised; American grown seed. production per acre in each State
May and did not machinery so
12, 13 14, per Enemies of the Cauliflower.-Flee and the money value of the same and' '
,reach us in time for the issue of the fected,that:notes from correspondentsin Beetle! Cut Worms, Cabbage Maggot, this is'entitled an "Album of Agricultural ; ,

'7th. all the counties can be receivedon Cabbage Worm, Stem Rot, Dampingoff Graphics." In Irish pota,

( solicitation i (i ) and printed within a Black Leg, Buttoning. toes, to our: surprise, we find Florida .
A. friend in'Columbus 0. ; t
writing week; the publication of these reports Chapters on the origin and historyof ranking not only above all the other. : "

a personal letter, says: "A gentle be made.of value to the the Cauliflower, Growth of the southern, states but, above Indiana, ,,":
may great
man in Florida wired us the,: other farmer. Cauliflower Industry, Broccoli, Cook- Maryland and Delaware, and only.4 't

day for prices on cape ;jessamine '. ing, Cauliflower, etc., etc. of a bushel per acre behind Ohio.Florida "

buds. They are worth 35' and 40 It is 'a curious fact, that the orange The work' is based on seven years' produces 68.3 bushels per, *
experience by the author in growing :acre,., Ohio 68.7., Florida's potato :
I cents per dozen for. :'nice buds.' ,counties produce more hay proportionately Cauliflower for the Chicago market. crop is worth $65.65 per ,acre, and; ,. t I
The Fruit Trade- -Journal. I Ii that than the cotton counties.. The author's reputation as a scientificand onlv two other States, exceed this.namely .. .

California, says, But,in all the other field crops Middle practical Horticulturist is ample Montana, $73.03, and Nevada -, ,(;
strawberries are being and West Florida guarantee of the character of the. work. $76.25. This is because of the;, ','
are preeminentThey
shipped to:Denver in refrigerator,cars ;; In fact, we know of no;more exhaust- high prices obtained by the farmers of .

in three days and a half, at'a- cost-ot .produce crops. aggregating as ive treatise on any' cultivated 'vege those States from the adjacent mines. ''

, about two cents per pound. We much'in money value as'the horticultural table.. In the hay crop there'are: only four .

\ doubt if they make so good time as' counties .of South Florida, but REGISTER PUBLISHING COMPANY. States, Massachusetts, 'New Jersey,

this they do not, have, one-twentieth: as Ann Harbor, Mich. Georgia and Alabama, whose product ,'
very often. Compare two cents. is worth. than that of
much more per acre ,
to about it in the
agricultural '
a pound with ten cents a 'quart, 'the :' The Red Spider.In Florida Her hay crop is worth*':
price Florida growers have"to'pay.; 'papers.: While we do not wishto reply to an inquirer we do not $16.3'1"per acre; those of the other f

. e receive any'less than we dd now on know as we can do better than to refer States, named are valued at '18.82; ",;

Reports from: ,the,:seventy counties fruit'growing, ,we should be very,glad him to the sulphur solutions in our 16.79, $X7-3X and* $16.54 respectively -: :",**'

in Georgia, averaged, are to'the elect to hear a great deal l oftener from the advertising columns, together with the I : -
various spraying machines there no- Tobacco is given as one of the ,ten'{
that there will be but 34 per cent of farmers of Old Florida.
ticed also. When Hu bard prepared crops, but Florida is a blank. How'
'a full peach crop. The young peachesare .e n his valuable work insects "
Some members of the Legislatureare on affectingthe ever, we have the careful estimate of
dropping from the trees in very orange the red spider had not become Mr. Henry J. Fenton, tobacco agent
worth the
to hundreds of
large ,numbers, and not a, dozen people common, and he makes no men- of the F. C. & P. R. R., namely,,$98
peaches remain on any of ,the trees: dollars a day; others little or nothing; tion of it.But the fact has been per acre. There are only five ,States "

Some weeks i while still others are a,positive damage established bys subsequent experimenting that exceed this figure Massachusetts
just after the last .
to the,:State. Some of them ,at home. that the kerosene emulsion which i$204.28, Connecticut $196.58 New .
frost, it was ,thought. about, 40 percent engaged in.. their usual avocations, ic' recommends for nearly all those York $159.56, Pennsylvania.$143.22, _:
of the crop would hold to the insects is not so effective against the Wisconsin $101.45. We are surprised .:

trees and mature, but, ',this has, been would earn good salaries, while others spider as a sulphur solution 'properly to find the Kentucky tobacco 'I>

reversed. would barely' 'support their families. made. Even water is sufficient to'exterminate rated at only $58.63 per acre. ..:

,_ The people .ought to elect men whose them if vigorously appliedand In cotton, Florida stands lowest,

Our foreman, Mr. Charles Groh,' services would be worth $too a day in sufficient quantity to drench the $11.16 an acre; Louisiana highest;,,:.

lately received from Mr. H. W. Chat' each but as" of foliage on both surfaces. A year ago $20.83. ,
things go, an average we witnessed, in the grove of Mr. A. r s 's', '"'
finch, of Buffalo Bluff Navel" : orange $5 a day would about pay for the,work, S. Kells, at Citra,' some very effective TOBACCO CULTURE. *IiI

which weighed two and three-quarter done. Mr. Turnbull should not'seek to spraying with water from Orange Lake, :,,J ;
Address of Henry J. Fenton To- .
pounds and measured seventeen' and Belittle the value of legislative work by forced through a series of 'iron pipes ;s\:
baooo Agent F. O. & P.R.R. Co.,, '
one-quarter inches i in circumference! reducing l legislative pay.. The English by powerful steam; pump; and he informed Delivered at Cotton Ferry, Fla., ; ,
that several
This is larger ,than,most grape fruits. system,of unpaid legislators l is plutocratic very efficacious us against sprayings the red proved spideras May 5th, to the Tobacco'Grow

'. We should hesitate to record these and unsuited to our country. well as the drouth. ers' Basket Dinner. F

figures if they had not been taken We are far from certain that' this Iff. President, Ladies and Gentlemen: .

under our own eyes. It 'was free The senate,yesterday passed senate visitation of the red spider is not destined I assure you that I feel ,highly'' honored .

from seeds, ,and the ,flavor ,was good bill No. 134, prohibiting the burning to work a notable benefit to to ,be called upon to-day to ad-:' '! ..
of forests in Florida Florida in It will force dress the fastest ;1,
'for : for the next three one respect. you on growing Agricultural "
lateness of the'seaSOD..
n* years: This iaa most important bill the growers to irrigate. Water is the industry in the entire Southern "; 1
great' enemy of this parasite, and States and I first desire to ;'*t .
The appointment of Mr. Maxwell, and I hope it, will become a law, for '
of water will the that think' +
plenty supersede necessity you must not you are gath
as Chief ,of the Horticultural Department my experience leads' me to believe of these various insecticides ered here today to listen to a natural ', .

of the World's Fair,
seem to strike the popular l chord even deposit for enriching the soil ,are destroyed dinal necessities of this State, and if or a theorist, for i,am nose of .\:,, "

in his own State., IB all our California by these: :periodical: fires. Six the plague of the'red spider will .only these. The few remarks I have to :..
force into the make founded facts and' ;'411-
grove-owners adoption are upon personal -
exchanges'we have seen his name i years ago I fenced; in forty acres of,
of this measure, the business of orange experience, and some of it dearf:f
mentioned ofily twice. "Once he:wax, 1 wild land,_"which! appeared ;to be;noth, growing will have secured one more bought, and it will be say'_aim In''; ,
referred to as "DeVou 's'MB;" tfcc ['.f to* wkjttatM, of v rv little valu*.' vtrv'substantial 'guarantee of perma- this. address to make. .1l'the'polnt ,: I ;
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!: ,141881T, _. ,,; (,. THE ,:FLORIDA ,DISPATCH, FARMER :AND, .nurr-( PEH. .-:.. '. :.- ..: ",-' 389 f :,'
clear possible; : Onion*,'S6 barrel._ Florida cabbage are dls Strawberries and pineapple have- come -
,as If, I should fafl to he.i i improvement }in any particular: .
appearing.here ; suffer by comparison:with through-Irbin the South''in firstclass"shape" ; .:; .
do so then I am at, your- service to which the county -is enjoying come the Alabama and Louisiana .receipts and and ordinarily would have netted much '""-*; ...... -

answer: any question .you map 'desire' from cotton ? No, sir I It has come won't pay longer. String beans,scarce at s3 more than they' have.: The price at which ', ,

to ask. from the tobacco money and' not ,the per bushel box for express receipts ; freight. they have been sold baa caused them to be :-' :'

That tobacco growing in Florida' is cotton money; for you did not ge receipts lower. Squash (Florida), IL5GaL75box. spread over a large territory and to tickle the ,, _,
..71 per'bUlh !. box palate of many vrho would not have seen
'build Cucumbers c
up new industry: you are all well enough to establish!\ a bank or .
higher them if they sold: cher. This is a compensate,;.: "'
freight receipt; express
aware, for .it was pursued before the new houses in Quincy, in twentyfiveyears. Nothing else of special interest to;your truck rug influence for it ha brought the taste of *,;; .

war very successfully and was your Is the cotton any more of a farmer. ,P. M. KXXX.T*Co. thee luscious fruits to the months of so

money crop, and so.it is bound to;be crop or any better prices ? 'No, sir; many that. demand, will be greatly enlarged

again. There was produced in Gads-: less yield.*: and poor price. It 'is the and consequently higher price rea-
PHILADELPHIA MARKET.PUILiDSLPsIA lized. One of the best thing that a grower
den this tobacco that is homes
county year about 650 acres making your:
of a certain kind of fruit could ,do would be
of tobacco, not' including the' plantations cheerful. Why do,some complain, ,May,WI. to gives lot of it away early so as to get the "<. r

of Messrs. Straiton &' Storm" poor prices ? Let me tell you that There Is a fair,supply of Florida vegetables recipients to,crying I for, more. Cryiag frequently '

(The Owl Cigar Co.)r'and those, of there have been thousands of poundsof arriving on this market,but when goods'are beget': crying and strawberries en -

Messrs. Carl Voght & Sons, and choice wrapper leaf spoiled by poor choice_and in order meet with ready Tale 'at. :i ene man's table will set.a dozen of his neighbors ,
full prices and a*the season is advancing we I to looking for them. -
Messrs. Schroder & Bon which :grew handling or negligence. Now, Mr.
and '
can handle vegetable in larger quantity OrangesFloridaa are dull,but steady., The- ,
about 700 acres, making a total_ 'of President, none.of my hearers expect to a better advantage and we' trust that in supply at present i* small; choice, to fancy

about 1350 acres.., The well known to get so much for a bale of" 'dogtail marking your goods that you will remember bright, $3 per box; fair to good bright, $&6B9, '

success'of these firms named makesit cotton as' for a''nice clean-picked one, us with a fair proportion of your shipment. 3.75 per box;; grape fruit,$39150 per box.;Callfernlas ,

unnecessary to further refer to them, and the same rule applies to tobacco for this market;and'we win use our.best effort are Belling fairly well at$3 609&50 per
will in ;your behalf to try to secure you good box, Messina and Palermo,800 count,$393.75; .i
so I only mention the 650 acres, (and here he explained his _valuable believe
results from each shipment,and fully 360 count $*-" ; fancy higher.
t.' grown, by others. The, various crops circular). that we can on the average net you fully; a* Strawberries e market. in liberal supply :

planted ranged from i to 20 ,acres Now, sir, I firmly believe that' there much clean cash as yon can get. in 'any ,and the stock is mostlr.KOod. A few

each. The average,yield per acre'was is a brilliant future,before us, :and all market.. choice Norfolk bring 2: ont the. majority

about 392 pounds, and the price' paid that is i wanted is the energy and push Nxw PoTATOxav-Are In light supply! Active ell for:12 to 20o.Sweet .
demand and firm at$7.5998.50( for prime potatoes--Jerseys are coming poor
about cents pound i in all successful industries
averaged 25 per necessary well-assorted stock; medium, !& (&( &10: order, 'an'd're selling hard at $L509&00.)
making a total ot 254,800 pounds, and money will surely follow: Gro'wY9ur cull,$16094 50>. ,' Choice Tenneuee stock brings $4 per bbl.

selling for '$63,700.00 or $g8.oo'pero crops nicely, handle them carefully STBIKO BEANS More plenty, but. choice Green Vegetables-Th* supply large and .

acre; 'the. cost. of producing which, did ( and the prices will be satisfactory. Bound wanted at $$98 0; Wax, $394; Flat, the.demand good., Asparagus: and green pea* ,

not exceed $48.00 per acre. As many of the cigar factorieshave $2.5093( ,with poor and ordinary ranging down are dull and prices lower. Onions are steady.

The tobacco grown from Y Havana used the Florida leaf, and it has to $L50( 2. String beans are scarce.
CT7CUMBXB8.-In light supply, and when Bananas.-The supply has fallen ot>*there "
seed is second to none grown in the given satisfaction,. success is bound to strictly choice and well-packed sell readily atS3 are no steamers coming from Baracoa and *

United States, and' is an excellent sub follow. The only trouble is ihat.there liO@(. O per crate, with ordinary down to Banes. So far thl* week only one steamer. *

stitute for some grades of Havana tobacco is not one pound now grown where $ (J2 50. has. arrived the Ethelred, from Jamaica, .'

but not for the best, for. the there should be twenty. Increase ZOo PLJUTTS.-Scarce acd w.nted'a $4912 which sold as follows: Golden Vale, No.,
bbl. $150 No..2,U54; hands, ,$1.75. Regular No.
climate and soil are so fardi'erent your supply, 'for the, demand is far: ; : .
SQUASH,..Wanted at s4(t2.60 per crate. Is,$$2,1092; 8 hands, $1.50; No. 2s, $1; No.
that we never can'expect to ,produce greater ,than the supply. Mr. President BXXTS.-Arrtying plenty and will not pay 8*,550. :-:

goods equal to the best: Bavaria, ,for I thank you all for your kind attention freight, Pineapple*..Havana* :are in moderate

tobacco all sections has certain pe- and wish you 'all success. CABB QJ-The: market well cleaned' up supply and selling fairly well at 8 to 14olr'uu ,,-:. I

culiarities its own.in that particular The.object of this meeting was to and choice solid stock closely trimmed will Trade Journal.

section, which cannot .be obtained listen to the valuable remarks ,of Mr., sell readily at$i.so orate.TonAT.x&Thereceipta. liberal ,but -

elsewhere. ,Now, not all tobacco Fenton and''to 'organize a, tobacco the demand Is strong'and more improving,and BALTIMORE MARKET. .

grown in Cuba is nice goods. I.have growing association to build a ware-, anything choice solid and well,assorted and 'BAX.TIXOBB,May,8.FixmiDA .f

,seen as poor tobacco thereas,: I ever house to concentrate the crops and nicely packed,will sell readily at fall and Im- OB.A1fOESThe season is draw- ,, : .
while but much of the stock arriving :lug to a close, as is shown by lighter. arrival, ,
saw anywhere else; and the tobacco make them much more accessible to proved price,
and following these,the last of the notion
in the Vuelta ,.Abajo, district the, buyers, and get a uniformstyle of p.rt1cuJarI7'from instances the Indian bad order Blver and, is-1 small* being sales., The demand however, continues good :' '
and in ,
brings from 45 to'60 cents the Southern packing and handling. The meetingwas sold many_low. and irregular prices,but. for for small fruit,while the bulk,of the arrival

portion of the, island only'gets adjourned until Saturday, May strictly prime stock,we look for an Improvement are large, though in fair condition. J. H. ,-/

from 7' to 10 cents., Therefore do not \ 16, to ,permanently organize and proceed in price' Six Basket. Carriers, choiceto Seward Co.sold 500 boxes on Monday at a

look for'the genuine Vuelta:Abajo,tobacco to business. The meeting was fancy crate.$2.7509150( ; 'do. fair to good, range of$1 to x.80,and a like number today E Eat
from '11.80 to $3.40 box, the latter sale
in ,*.50; choice to fancy crates, IX5093J5: ; do, per
growing here Florida for, arousing: one with fully 2,000 people losing the auction .'aIOn'tor' this firm.! ..
25 with cults and ordinary -;
fair to good$1.75(12( .
that ,cannot be' accomplished:.anymore present; there were also many, ladies ranging from 50 cent to $1.25. Dix k Wilkins also,announce ,that they will ;

than Florida tobacco canbe present who are deeply interested in, OJU1oEs-Ia light.supply,and with a better sell no more under the hammer this season.

grown in Cuba., ,A large dealer th retold the tobacco growing industry. inquiry price have advanced and demand Prices on the' market are firm and also higher

me-last'winter-while there-that good at s3.5O@4A0 for itralght line, ul rtedatUa' throughout. Quotations are a* follows:
I. Choice' bright 176-240, $26d&50; do.,mixed
small desirable
River all or
Indian ;
to get Havana tobacco in Florida.it, Markets for Florida Produoe. .les$25093aa'to slse;'choice rnsst, 178.26I8.SO -
other choice line, $2.7550! ( ,
sixes, $t 095;
would be"necessaryto take home with for auorted sizes; all small counts,.,$3'5094; 290a, $& ( ;; straight lines, S&5092.75( ; t6L12i "
me,fifty' feet of the,atmosphere'from NEW YORK MARKET. all large sites,f L509&25.( ;;$l.7b2.( J ..'
1 'the ground?: up, and ten feet deep of : OBAPX V BUTT.Wcarce,and wanted'at.from PlirxAmjia. season for Bahamasopens
NEW YOBK' May .. excellent the first arrivals -
with prospects,
,. the soil, which''is true., :{ <* Th market. on Florida vegetable for the $3.00(34( per box; barrels, $637.50:
being the schooner Sarah E. Douglas "
FxACHxsw .Carriers I containing:
1 Now let'us.see the'financial' condition : pact.week has been fairly active on all choice PXXKTO: BXDTIXIJ &fioir. with 6,000 dozen Thomas B. Schall, and the .t

of the country, which is an important j grade New Florida Potatoes,primes,telling 100$8.fi09S.Wednesday morning,It Is said,a 'total, of Francis J. Ruth with 4.000 dozen to the A.

factor of all industries, and thisis quick at 17' 6099( per barrel, second*, *596; 2,400 crate of strawberries arrived in this city, Booth Packing Co. The fruit.shows fine condition -
Cucumber in light. supply and demand good and meet a fair demand,which wouldbe
the.reviving the practically'dead this is large shipment for this cold
for fancy Flock, wiling;' at., I4tt5 per crate, a very brisk but for the cold snap. :The out of to1t'1Ide.andla
industry, for a quarter of a century, ,in, medium grade,1993; Choice Tomatoes want weather,aid consequently, prices were' -lower good. "Trice range' from $610.Packers

this county. I will take Gadsden .%wiling carrier S6&4, crate' 1393;; 'Squash' than for some time. It ha been expressed whose stock are all cleared up are ,.

county, and I presume the other, H4JL59; Hiring Bean, wax $394,' green that be probably as low a*these our famous prices prevailing Jersey berries nOW'wUl preparing,to go to work ,next week. T. B. .'

.. counties are the'same. In September,' sVl...10; Beet flL50;;'Pineapple 109160. a*'' will sell owing to the. scarcity which It seem 9cball report promise of. a good crop. There .
to size and quality. Orange in light request, are due to him within a week the schooners
there recorded in thetr" exist. berries selling
,,1888, were bound will Norfolk were
Peaches will
price unchanged. Annie T.B.Schall Wm. Somers, O.
clerk's office in:round from 12,to lie,a*to quality.
1,300 mortgages find quick sal, as soon as ready to'ship.O W. RobinOB and W. H. Parker,with eo,. "
numbers and in 8. P Some few crates have arrived from .polDtsy
September .ALXZL "
,1890 "
; to IO.OCO each. Cuban pines done. -
., and being of
far North a* Maryland,
only, remained and of these there .
53: fresher appearance cold ,quickly at better
was a good reduction when the last '', .
ST. LOUIS MARKET. prices> mentioned before. CHICAGO: 'MARKET.' ; ;t

crop was'delivered To.be able to ST. Louis May 1LThe Florida orange are not, in good demand CHICAGO.'May 9.OxAKass ;

increase the crop the number was Florida, orange, season is practicallyover but:some good specimens can be moved,freely" >-Florida,bright,choice, $803/0;

,again increased, but those, are boundto here,and shippers and receivers are now at$3 o-t6per box. Florida, good, $2.7598( ; ,Florida" large,com-, ..f:
be wiped out'if the:season is, favorable Interested in other product 'There i* a potato California Navel*offered thl s week and sold non.$99fJO; Florida, Indian River,choice,'' .
market at 94 50 to $6 box. Seedlligs, were ,
the freely per
famine here Just now, being
,this Three years in tuOi4.J'1orld( ,Indian River good, $2.7688;
year. ago almost bare; There.l. a car or two on the way. not. in good order. '
Messina $U6
fences Florida, Navel, ,fa.58S8;
... riding through the country new however,and iu a few day dealers will have California
California choice .7596 ,
(@((2 fO; ;
and new cabins were a thing of the an opportunity to satisfy their customers. air, :$15991.75;'Washington >Navell'cbnJ.ce,

past, ,but see tkem now: on__every'plantatkm. i!They are ready sale at|4 boxand a car,would THE BOSTON MARKET.. .*.&&; Washington Navsls,.common, tuG '
Just now fully $.50. Strawberries BoST ..')I 71.
Go t9. town,' see the new average (W59.. ,
Jail BOW..making big impression in our Yesterday and to-day,asparagus,that pro- ,
the'haaK dozen fair,$L26IL60 -
stores and cigar factory : .PnqcArrzxdFlorida,per
: and Arkansas has to .only .
market,with Tennessee principal duct of warm'auaahJne., same us' '
!( ; Florida, per dose/,finc7, $1'.7.<9 ; y
with roll of
a pay ,$1,2 oo lost: s nipper Prices,S to II cent*, a",quart. balf grown with a good portion:of it .' O J;anCis ,, "','
( Dais U e e out"of,cetten? ,Ias.a'nd' ,Jftrw,o tales*.are reedy.sal.at 9769.09 barrel. MII4- ', .. .. { cCealUs d.apage11,1))' ', -\ s ",






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d andtiawn ever,, had,to J>e removed to: save the Fruit for H$1tb., '
; life of the",plant? So farms,I know, ,it NEW KODAKS."You When arc? we in oUr ,Oft .natural i
-: -- -, -:- has not-attempted to'flower since. It state? Few will that it is in
The !Great Fairy Lily or' Evening is:now a handsome specimen,'the stem childhood''before artificial habits have

'Star Flower. being five feet in,, circumference, been i imposed upon us by conforming tI"f.)
This is,a beautiful greenhouse plant nearly three feet high, ,crowned_ ,with press the to the days.of elders. well '
(Coeptria-JDrummundu)),' :is a,.!native of one hundred and seven leaves, each button, now send a (j
Texas, 4 fsd was. introduced in 1835. three feet long: rigid and, spineless.The where a liberal '
It has'a bulbous root :and -narrow pinna are narrow, set closely together we do the rest. put ,upon the
'II, ,twisted, pale-green leaves. The'flow- conduplicate, gray-green and him or'her: that
':, ers are produced in the greatest abundance spine-tipped. A whorl:of new leaves: SenD Few Styles sid ,Sizes they are
,on.scapes (roMt1.'elv.-, ,to fifteen. produced: every,year, the last whorl ALL LOADED WITH Transparent Films, will be asked'anc|
inches lofig. Each scape_,produces a consisting of no less than thirty-four For tale by all Photo.Stock Dealers.' imposed. What
i 1t' single star-shaped, pure,white flower, full-sized leaves. The"diameter:of"the. THE EASTMAN COMPANY, nine times out,of
*, the tube:of 'which is upward'. of four head, "is seven and a half 'feet Send for Catalogue. ROCHESTER,N.Y. the fruit which :
inches ':l long,and of a. greenish',white :There are about a 'dozen species of sert.. Another
color. As the flowers pf .this. ,plant Encephalartos natives of tropical 'or 'as,, single specimens ut.of doors, party, to dinner;
4 usually,expand in the evening, ,it is and, Southern Africa They 'are all, they produce a particularly grand effect partaken
t somewhat of an anomaly:in.the order represented 'by living examples atKew Some of the specimens at Kew have had set
'and Is th.c' more'.remarkable: becauseits ,. where many ,of the .specimensare must'be something like a century old. joints be before
nearest: relatives,,require' the full of very large size. :JS. ';caffer, ,E. -Garden and Pores/ minutes, they
t sunshine to make,.them expand., 'The AlUnstcinii and E. horridus are veri- I the sight; but let .
flowers are also of the most'.exquisite table giants in the Palm house, :the Flowers In the South.If lie within ken
fragrance. This Cooperia ld be conditions in which appear to be you want fine flowers, my dear and not one of
grown;by every one who'has'room for peculiarly suitable to this genus. E. friends, plant those suitable to- ,your the slightestsign
: only two or three,plants, for: it',is one brachyphyttuswh; E. Ghillinckii, both climate. Writers,in the Mayflower say obnoxious ,to the
of the easiest of all ,to grow!.and, ;is natives of the same region as E. to see fine flowers they must go North, show her hand
R absolutely certain to,bloom freely, and Frederic Guflielmi, namely, Kafrraria, but could they:.see a Southern garden heavy a meal ,of
moreover the plants require" but.very and;both near allies: of.that' species; planted with flowers that,are green- lie,upon the
! little'care and attention. For summer may be grown,in an ordinary green. house plants in the North they would sour and
t- and fall blooming the'bulbs. should be) house if kept a little dry in winter.. believe it was dream,of Eden. 'I so fruit, Nature,place.'A
.planted in the, ,open border, about_ '; the All 'the other,kinds are happiest in a Thirty years ago there were no finer I ily get rid,of it'
1st of ,May, giving them a deep, ,well sunny store., gardens ,America, than those attached is done.-Borli
t enriched soil. The bulbs should betaken The cones of some of them are to the,plantation,homes ,in the
r uP'as:soon as their foliage has very ornamental, the female, cones of southern portion pf the, Missippi Valley IF YOTT& ;
been. destroyed ,by the frost, and E vittosus, another South Africa ,and we have, here long been familiar Or you, are fug,all It is worn
cleaned off and then placed in boxes least with now 'called n"u WN'S
species, being, when :ripe, at many plants It will cure you,
and covered with dried sand. These twice:as large as the largest'pineapple, novelties. From Natchez to New Orleans a good
\. boxescan be stored for the',winter, or the color of the large, fleshy scales the Camelia, the Laurestinus, A writer in '
: until they are wanted again in ,any being'"rich, orange-yellow, that of the. the Sweet_Olive: the Parria Violet and that he has'
dry cool frost-proof cellar.: For'win nut,:; like fruits half hidden, ,beneath the Roman Hyacinth follow: on the. and bees with
ter blooming the bulbs should be pot them,, ''a\ brilliant scarlet., ,In, the departing footsteps'of the Chrysanthemums and has found i
. ted early in September 'and placed in woods 'along Buffalo River,. near and provide ;a winter feast of could with' I
! any dark situation until the pots are King William's:Town, this species is flowers in the open garden. they fastest train e
well filled 'with roots, when they can as,plentiful,. and produces: somewhat Many fine collections of plants were Summit* ,i i"Shag .
be started into growth. In potting similar effect to that of the! male fern lost when other more precious treasures in the .
'- always 'use' or soft baked in fruits but now the waste country. .
porous pots the woods of England.The were given up, ried in' the ,
and l let them be,proportionate to the if allowed to remain till they ripen, places, are beginning to bloom and along ..
size of the bulbs. See to it i that they are destroyed or greedily eaten.by'the there will be no cavilling at our floral and bythetrain.out: the : !'
are well .drained and give them a.light monkeys and large birds, but :In the treasuries. pf for
loamy soil.: A light sunny situation vicinity of towns they are 'favorite In 'the above mentioned! vicinity all but
with an average temperature of from ornaments with the colonists, who cut the hardy bulbs thrive except the Crocus frequently At
50 to 55, is,the most suitable for them, the cones in their green' state and and ,the Tulip. Hyacinth bulbsas again.ten miles they,
and they should be,carefully'supplied i take them home to ripen. good as those imported can be others took their
with .water as:long as ,they continue ina Some of,the species produce very raised in Louisiana and Mississippi, rTHE'
state of growth. About the ist: of large cones; as, for: ,instance, E. Al- and all the tender roses grow to per
:' May.they should ,be taken out of their /mr//**,recently figured in the Botan fection. Every variety is propagated '
pots and planted out in a deep, well-en klfI.Naiazt"neJ (t. 7162)). This'has a easily and every one can, with little' BEST '
riched border: in a partially shaded female cone<< eighteen mches'lo'ng"by" care, have beautiful flowers. t
situation, and there permitted to'remain thirty 'inches in circumference,' the Take'cuttings from the ends of the protection ;
until, September, when they can be fleshy scales,packed"closely, .together, branches of the Camelia, let'them be 'suddenchanges '
taken up and' repotted for another orange-yellow in color. A male from six to 'twelve inches'long and cut against "
winter season's bloom. "Propagation plant at' Kew developed two cones slanting just: where two leaves, join the in the weather: '.'
is effected by:.offsets and if they are last year. Sir Joseph ,Hooker mentions stem,. 'plant them in a damp, shady is ,to purify .,"
treated as advised for summer blooming a,huge specimen of this species place, removing' the l leaves from the : '
plants, nice blooming ,bulbs can which wasjseen' by,a Mr. Sanderson portion, placed, in the ground 'and! let the. blood' ;:f-..,.
': soon be obtained. The generic name ."in a secluded valley in Natal, ,about all the leaves,above ground remain on with 'r
was given in honor of Mr. Cooper, thirty miles from the sea, the,trunk of the stem, turn glasses over the cuttingsand .
gardener: for many.years at Wentworth which measured sixteen feet before let them remain,over them until AVER'S >: ,
House,in Yorkshire England, and the branching, and twenty-five,' to, the, the following July. The cuttings can ;
specific jaame in honor of its illustrious crown, ,which, was formed'. of five be put down from November until
discoverer.-Po iu/ar Garimi",.) branches.'' April, and perhaps all the year a large Sarsapariljat
For large conservatories these plants percentage will grow if they- are "
Bcoephalartoa ,Frederic! ,GuilielmL have a special value, being bold and mulched and kept moist in summer ( vitalizes .
a This remarkable, and extremely ornamental handsomethe, fronds exceedingly dura- and they must not be moved for two .
Cycad was, introduced into ble and not easily injured, whilst they years. This plan is suitable for the and enriches ...
England '1877,' when stems ot ,it are so robust in constitution that it propagation of many shrubs and is the life-current, and.{: >-
forwarded from Grahamstown takes a'considerable' cf bad troublesome.
were : amount not very '; "
Kew as4'a,new,species i .of: Encephal- treatment to affect their health.. In Allow me to say that if.all the writersin makes the weak ,1.:"'t'-
artos, with fronds like,those,.,of,Cyttu the Southern States of America most the Afayflower'will give their: localities strong. cHas ..;
i ,lfI eta, the crown of the:stem,clothed of them would; probably' flourish if their ,notes will carry more light
with wool to the' thickness": of about an planted in, the, ,open. Any one who on the ,subject of which they treat, Cured .Others .
inch" Soon after'its arrival it devel- has seen these,plants at their best must and our-thanks are due to those who ,. '.
oped: a, whorl of female cones,:eachabout admit that;-whether among large Palmsin afford this assistance amateur florists. will cure ycHJ.a:;: -,5: ,_ ,

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f'R .fteffife thatyou can regard the skin as a kimi this is :true:,of the daughters of the How to Spend'Money. ;

lfaI. ... j6 of cup-and drink'your: generous glas Princess of Wales, who was herself A few words more about your mon
- -;-" .--,' ,: -. full'of the pure juice even from 'oni while,thoroughly educated, taught all ey. Boys, what are you going to do
:: What Mothers Are to.de for. orange; We have often seen a Nave the industries that would be apart of with it when you make it? Millions

A home is what a woman makes jt: .. that would weigh a* pb t1d. _,A lafgi the knowledge, of a daughter of ordinary have earned as good wages as you are
>. A daughter is, in nine cases out o of other varieties is liable gentlefolk. Sweet faced, healthy; likely to, but only a few have disposedof

.. everyten,.reflection oC.her.mother,. to orange be coarse, ,and, having .a; looking girls, they are always gownedin 'their cash wisely. You_may achievea
writes Edward W. okln The Ladies' coarse-grained pulp which is not the most simple manner and worl name for industry, but it may be
.Io 1feJoiJrifaThe: training of the palatable but comparatively dry, so< at their books and with pencil and< only as an industrious Cool.cc A fool
if girl of fifteen,is shown in?thewomaiof that must cut several such :; needle in a way that would.shame the and his money soon'part company."
I.. fifty. A son may, 'by contact'wit) to, obtain you the amount of the orange healing daughter: of many a, tradesman wh( Some wise writer says, *'It is a work

\ the ,rough world; sometimes'utliv juice, that you get from the Navel; the< ought to thoroughly understand every of good breeding to spend money
his early':home':influences Q a:daughte latter, too, has a finer flavor than the thing that is really woman's work. wisely. Wastefulness is unmistakable
rarely does.. She :may: make .a 'mis$: .1 of other species. On -1s evidence of vulgarity, and besides,
l step.. Indiscretion; may be 'to'! 'her a the whole; oranges, we give the preference to Reoipes.How shows a lack of brain and culture."
teacher but her : domestic the "To spend money wisely," says the
necessary ; early the Navel for all the purposes for: To LAY A CARPET.-Lay
: 'training 'will manifest, itself the floor putting a smal same writer, "is one of the finest accomplishments -
rl' ,which.an orange is gro\Vn.and: particularly linings on ,
'sooner or later. A 'mother's'word, 11' in our,orange cure. tack here and there to keep them h and comes only by
1 domestic proverb: told :at eventide by] "What.will it cure?" Well,we nave place. Put the carpet on the floor, close study and the careful considera-
P' the quiet fireside, 'has 'been) recallec mentioned dyspepsia, but this has al unrolling it in -direction.in whicl tion of various claims and wants:"
p.:: by many a woman :years after it 'wai;sr most numberless manifestations and it is to be laid. Begin to tack it at "It is not'the real wants that ruin
uttered.." "I thank'Godthat 1 : my- mothei symptoms, -and often is at the basis the end of the room which is the most men but the fancied needs and the
t .. told me what other women *have'beer of :coughs, bronchitis; liver trouble, regular. If there be a fireplace o: money that is absolutely wasted would
taught. by 'the world,"' ida: 'gentlewoman :" ,kidney trouble, heart trouble, and ii bay-window in the room, fit the carpe relieve 'all the actual wants in the
to: ine :not long ago. This,, almost certain to involve one or more around these places first. Use large world." .
tiiy t'ridid, is the tribute wnich yoUidatfgliter"aridiriine of these Vital organs* Get the stomach: tacks to, hold the carpet temporarily) Don't squander your honest cash in

t. should; be able tc and .liver,right jn_the Way indicated in,place; ,they can be withdrawn when dissipation or on artificial appetites,
; pay to oilr'''memories long, after we and the kidneys will soon be healthy. the work is finished. When the carpel or on useless pleasures,. for the, sake of

{ are gone.. The: world has a' sharp ,The blood, ,comes pure, the lungs work is fitted to a place, use small tacks to appearing generous and flush. Don't
teaching 'its truths -to a ;girl. end of the : with it to keep abreast with, some
way-of f : normally, the nerves tone up; headaches keep it down. Tack one part
Is It' ,not_ far' petter; then, that her' \backaches and neuralgia even carpet; stretching it well; then a side,, splurging coxcomb of your acquaintance -
mother should'tell her with that sweet" pass ofl. The orange juice acts very then the other end,, and finally the ; don't be wheedled out of it by

and:sympathetic gface and gentleness directly to benefit, the I liver and all the other side. Be careful to: keep the some heartless coquette who is eager
-.hlCH,:only a. mother 'xnowsl"'The" disorders that may infest the alimentary lines straight and to, have the carpet for.a bouquet of fresh flowers. How
I flowers,most Beautiful> -to the eye"and 'canal.Exchange. fit tightly, for if it be loose, it will not will your conduct appear to you
sweetest; to' the smell grow in' good t only look badly but will not wear twenty years hence, when you will
soil.' :The world's'noblest women' have Nature's True Tonic. well-Ladief Home Journal. really need all these odd sums!

sprung' from_ _"goed'omes, _** -. .... .-,4 One of the advantages of .light gymnastics MILK: TOAsT.-Slice some bread, Instead of being an idiotic"skin-flint spendthrift "
V4 -- says,The Ladies Home Journal, toast it of a nice light brown on both or a narrow-souled ,
:Before You Clean' House. is that the sick and convalescent ,caD sides. Boil a pint of milk; mix together I resolve to be a prosperous, generous-

Long 'before the'calendar says It 'is. make what appear to be trifling efforts,, two teaspoonfuls of flour in a hearted gentleman.
tlme1 begin housekeeping,'says' The and by them,: in time, be restored to little cold water stir this into the boil. Sit down and 'deliberately estimate
Ladit Home fournalt'you'should: l look: active health. If too feeble to'be milk. Let it boil about one min- what you ought to.spend on yourself,

over the''mazarines i :'papers};_"4is- bled practically able to ,make but little exertion ing ute, then add a little salt and stir intoit what you ought to spend on others,

furniture, discarded -'garments and try what are known_as deep. two ounces of butter., Dip the and" what you ought to save out of
household ornaments -'wlii h'even Lie flat )ur monthly income, and have the
,breathing movements. upon toast: in the milk, place it on a dish
twelve\ months accumulate,so wonderfully the back, take as long and as deep md the remainder of the milk manhood to carry lOur convictionsInto
'Be brave and do not save:anindiscriminate breaths as possible, and while the over it.pour The toast may be'made much execution in spite of what the
mass of articles againstthe throw the foolish may say of your conduct.Do .
mouth is closed, slowly richer by increasing the quantity ofutter. :
possible'needs of the seventh year arms up in front and then atthe sides. this, and twenty years hence I
of which we hear so much.. Giveaway Rest for ten minutes. Try again the ) hope you will not regret the few moments -
the best of the old garments ame; inhalation and exhalation of air, BALLOON MUFFINS.-Place your pou have spent in reading these
and' sell the,remainder to the j junk the: latter being pure and fresh. ,After gem; pans on the range to get very hot. paragraphs from the pen of your hum-
Take one pint of flour, half pint MELANIE BEAU-
The and ale servant-
man. magazines papers the
iwhile sitting
} attempt same, up. withi
which you do'i not'intend to have boundor These exercises can safely be taken by half pint water wire; beat beater.thoroughly Butter the IARNAIS, in Leesburger.

to utilize in your: :scrapbook; willbe; the sick,one every day, several times,. i keystone or and bake in T. +
fill two-thirds a Of the devices that have been
in other panSj; many
hospital or
eagerly some and whole muscular wille
institution. Even 'the furniture and if system, quick[ oven twenty minutes, or until nvented for making farm fences, the
) improved, just as some revivify- hey are puffs, :and nicely browned. picket and wire fence is evidently now
will greatly : 'thedreary'
ornament brighten
; tonic had been given a far better
Jng' ,
'of Jse no salt or baking: powder. Salts aking the lead, and justly so from the
surroundings some :poor with, .
: or
me broken
: Have the of' any easily added when they are act that it can be built cheaper than
family. courage your ,;lome like stimulant
convictions; dealing,with 'the contents open to eat my other good fence; will turn any
,'trunks:and boxes.. Dispense Royalty- at"Work. : HOT' SAUCE.-Set a bowl in basin and of stock with perfect safety, and

with nonessentials' and systematizethe ;. The,daughters of the ,Princess of of' hot water, refilling so'as to keep it rill stand longer without repairs than
remainder, and your reward, will Vales, says Lady Elizabeth,Hilary in :iot In the bowl beat one egg and any other fence now in use. The
and : sensi- cupful of ; flavor. When Jarrett Fence Machine is a simple device -
be a'delightfdl"s nseo'spa c a The Ladies' Home Journal, are one sugar
feeling of almost physical relief;, I ly> educated. They know how to eady to serve beat in one-half cupfulf for weaving the combination
i t ew.so;well that they can make ,their boiling milk. Stir as it is served, picket) and wire fence to the posts in
C- ,"'The Orange' CuM.. iwn gowns, and their knowledge ofvery so it' will be thick only'on top. Wine the field, or by it the web can be
'will improve the sauces in addition to made in a shed or building at odd
Unlike the art taught them thorough.
The;orange cure .is, not ;
Imes and stretched when it is convenient -
and anilla.., up
; kitchen
into the
,some They can
famous :cure practiced in go
j grape SAUCE. Pare core and slice to do so. No farmer should
Oranges shouldbe 'c::ook-cook well; they understand !
of Germany. ;
parts them in a kettle with build fence until he has written to S.H. .
he of and .if they apples, put
free.as water. You: take, two or art bread-making, your
rater enough to keep them from burning Garrett, Mansfield, 0., for cata-
and thrown their own resources :
before breakfast rere ever upon
least ;
three at ,, ;
: of machine and wholesale pricesf
after breakfast as saunter'out 'in would be able to ,take care of cover them, ,and as soon as they gue
you mash them fine. When wire pickets etc., direct from fae-
the ,sample 'two or three hemselves. And this has been done are soft very ,
more grove'of thc, you different vanities' Thereare not only.as an example to other moth- they are nearly cold, sweeten _them tothe tory to farmer.

always more 6r less of-! ."dropsThc ." ers in the kingdom, but because her 'taste.
the main curative loyal Highness,thought it right for, BLACK PUDDING.Three cupfuls
'j&ice:contains For DISORDERED LIVER
pri&wpk. As with grapes,, you'must h er daughters. I wonder how many of f flour, one and one-half _cupfuls of a
Qthe daughters of American, gentlewomen milk, one and one-half cupfuls of raisins -
avoid seeds and skins; so oranges. Try BEECMIM'S
The ao e,Navels the better,*.destitute could make butter, sew, paint. (stoned), one egg (or without '-
of seed&aad filled to the bursting with ,are good musicians, ; have a kno'wle4ge'ofscu1p butter the size of ,an egg, teaspoonfulf 26cts. a ,Box.
and read and : f clove, cinnamon salt, one cupfulf -
tke rkk:eraageade; ;One;reason whywe e can oar .ATizivcs s.
*" would recommend the Navel'.ts three or four languages? r And. yet, molasses. Steam four hours.




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VOL.' V. r, "Agriculture is 'the Basis of Wealth q Np. '2oL\:;\,,' t-

' t'OY'SAWYER, -' ,- Buff:Contributor.. were a Czar or grand mogul, or some lucid intervals, and' we love to hear tion. Without the first two'ycju can- .
such big potentate, I would have a them talk when they are clothed and not get the last It is for the want of .
To County secretaries. "divvy" or an "off'with his head. in their right minds. these,that the Alliance and they Alii,. "
again call. for information-, about' 'Whatever may be other men's viewson A thorough and practical torpedo ance members have "lost their-grip." ,
places of' meeting of County! ,Alliances. 'this subject I shall adhere to the system will keep all foreign ironclads Our representatives were like ,l loose ,
Some have,yet failed .to,notify me,andI Alliance opinion that it is an infernal away from our sea coast and supplyour atoms of sand, lacking that concentration ;; ,
left in I cannot ,outrage:(or one man, without, so''much want of a navy. Only a few days of mind, ,and purpose which leads ,, .
am uncertainty. as an ounce of sweat, to make more ago on the South American coast two to concentration of action. :' '.
visit' every county on the first .round, than all the farmers in Florida, and powerful ironclads were destroyed by How: is i it in the face of this want ,. r
F but hope'to finish the entire work in they sweating enough to float a gun torpedoes, 'and the usefulness of this of an educated public opinion, this ;,. .
due ,time.t Our meetings are a,grand boat. TOM SAWYER. instrument of destruction practically acknowledged and lamented want, .
success so far'and I find much,enthu .,. 1 demonstrated. that our Florida Alliance organ (if it .
Practical Patriotism. There enough of American skill is so,) has not seen fit to give President .
siasm. Keep awake, brethren, :and A genuine display of patriotism in and'homespun patriotism to meet any Polk's .,,notice of the plan of a. ,. .
let us.push this battle to a successful these sordid days is very refreshing.Talk emergency that may arise, and no lecture bureau a place'in its columns? .
issue. The best men outside the is cheap, and it is easy for us to doubt when' the supreme moment arrives All the other Alliance newspapers (as ,
order are with us heart and soul, and say that. we love our country better ,there will be found plenty of men far as I ,have seen) have given it, : .
than self, but it is a patriotic deed like Gushing who will devote them- together with: 'proclamations! on it :.' ..
it remains for be
only us to true to our
that speaks to the multitude and elevates selves to destruction if necessary to from the -several State Presidents. : k '
principles. C: B. COLLINS, our estimate of humanity. destroy the enemy. There is latent And the plan has been actively followed ,1
State ,Lecturer. There is within the gift of a State no heat in ice and there is also latent ,up in! these several States. By ,;
f higher nor more honorable 'positionthan patriotism which will only require the the provisions of this scheme the-
A Biff Crop. that of United States Senator, friction of a' foreign gunboat to flame sub-lecturers. meet with their county, 'i'.
It is'said that Mr. Jay Gould added and usually a man clings to it with a up like the'fires of liberty.N. lecturers, the county lecturer with the : 't
,$2S, Cooo? to,his,wealth during the beautiful devotion ,that warms us in.. B.-The "latent patriotism"above State and, ,congressional district lee ,
past 'twelve ,months. Now 'that is wardly like a good dinner, on a cold mentioned: is not in the ice, as turers, and. the State lecturers with: ';(u
what J calla big crop, and I 'wonder day; but when we see another .man one might possibly imagine from the the National. These being respectively ::1
if he won't :have'to'tear" down his'old calmly and deliberately resign .this construction of the sentence, but it is called National State and county
barns'and build'.tarKer ones. 'If wealth office to'accept one not honorable in these cold, sordid, calculating, legislative councils. Do organize so '
8'' brings happiness Mr. Gould ,ought to nor so easy nor yet so lucrative, all money loving hearts of ours. as to be at once the means of a
be a very happy man, and doubtlesshe because his people desired him to o TOM SAWYER. thorough edution'of the,people, and'nit;
feels, "pretty comfortable, I thank l make the sacrifice, we are com- i from the peeplea: means of ,carrying: J ''\
you." Sometimes I am compelled( to pelled:to uncover in the presence of a Freo, ,Discussion. their educated'thought and,opinion to I
think that'this great man has gatheredtoo patriot. Such a man is Hon. John Editor: of the'Alliance Department: the heads of the Alliance. A lecture ;
much crop considering the 'num H. Reagan, of Texas, who left the There is an excellent letter from fund is also set on foot for necessary,.:
ber of acres he planted and ,the amountof U. Senate to fight for his countrymen Dudley W. Adams in your issue of expenses. !' v
work he'did I worked 'very hard .in a Railroad Commission. The the 23d on Free Discussion, and an Here is a field"provided for 4he free ,
last; ,year and blistered my' hands;,also man who will give up,an easy, honor- article from Tom Sawyer entitled, discussion which Brother Adams de-, ,;
my nose and my left heel, but I never able and lucrative position, againsthis "Lost Their Grip. The'reason why sires., Here is the school he asks for. ..'
made $I, ooooo let alone $25,000- own inclination, but through love the Alliance has lost its grip is because Are we to,have it or not? "**' '..
ooo;nor do I think that all' .the farm of his country, and accept a place of there has been no free discussion. I Or is the time, money and energy,,,:
ers in ''Florida made as much' as Mr. labor where,a complaining people anda might' say no, discussion at all worth of the Alliance to be wasted in struggles ".",
Gould ,gathered ,in. Now, with all bulldozing; corporation will, make mentioning, free or otherwise. ,to get into power, some six-of-cne- ,
due respect for Mr. Gould, I am life a burden !is indeed. patriot. It,has always been, and is the appeal and-half dozen-of the-other sort, ,of,rep-" ,,
afraid he sent his boys over'into otherpeople's Senator Reagan is an old man, and of Brothers Polk and.Macune for resentative. .r senator? '
cotton patches on moonlight\ there can'r be nothing selfish, in this\ ."education, not agitation;" and there E. M. 'KING. "
.sights and'gathered:crops that, other move of his, hence we must conclude is,:no State'in the Union that requiresthe Banana, Putnam Co.:>> ,, Fla.. ,"
men had:tilled., that the brave old 'statesman is, a Alliance' ''education more ,than We did- not publish PresldeDtPolk's ','1
I hear. 'em, say, ,also that Mr. Jay worthy example for younger men. Florida.In plan for a lecture. bureau simply because 1.
Gould,isopposed to;the free coinageof Patriotism. ,is not dead in America., ''every sentence in this letter on it did not happen come under ,'It tour :
silver, and in'?act, that, he doesn't TOM SAWYER. free discussion I feel 'inclined to, say: observation until i it was sqmewhat! .)-,
like silver'money."anyhow. God bless you, Brother Adams, for antiquated. If our correspondent! ,., ,',
Well, .I'think?I; ''o know the reason.' The"Torpedo and the Whale. 'though I don't' think these Alliance and others would be pleased to ,see it ;iff
Suppose the.twenty- Ye', millions! ',were' Speaking of patriotism reminds me brother of mirte believe in '"women in our columns, and will.send us a :'((1
paid to him in the: big round silver, 'that;there is a chance for,a little chunk mixing 'i in politics," nor'do I thinkhe copy of it, we will cheerfullygive! it a '.t,' "
dollars that'we farmers are 'so-rond of: of a;:war with Italy England or some endorses the principle of place.-ED. '* : j f'
I'd like to know, what he would, :do other heathen nation,. and 'we had as the 'Sub-Treasury. plan, whileI .
E with them To transport them would well be prepared. I feel, ,sometimes believe that nothing will purify It is rumored that the Toiler, of -
, require seventy-five ats propelled! by that""we could wallop the stuffing out this mixture of confusion, dishonesty Nashville, Tenn., wHich has been the., .
three'powerful engines. No wonderhe of' all creation, then again at times I and immorality called poli- organ of'the Farmers' Alliance' in that, : V
is opposed to the. silver :dollar: 'do not, feel so confident ,and, would tics but women's practical and active State, has been sold to Mr. KnoxTay--:''*? ,
Whenever I make a "cotton crop'that rather see some more big ironclads. co-operation and partnership in lor, of the Fayetteville Sun; who ii 10.1.
will bring me in twenty-five, million The nation that. jumps on to us will it, and although endorse the 'principle said to be a "red hot" editor, and who .J
dollars I shall proudly refuse to'accept yearn for an opportunity to jump off. of the Sub-Treasury plan with will do justice to the Alliance "cause.
silver: in payment therefor... I shallspurn An English paper remarked recently both brain and heart, 'I ask for nothing ,
the dollar of my forefathers. I that the United States'needed a good .but' the free discussion he advocates Startling Revelation., -; t
will then seek to become a bondholder beating, but that Italy was not the with such a true ring of honestyand ;' .
and will have all the people payingme nation to superintend the job, and sincerity. To all oWners of horses. The 'Com- .,
tribute. I'll quit raising ,cotton just-here I 'would not mind suggesting There: are only two ways of public plete Horse'Book" tells all you wa&t
then. p t that! : England possibly would, repent ; instruction, Le, by reading and hear- to know'about the horse, ,How to cure; $
BUt pshaw I I'll never ;do such a should she conclude! that the thing : ing, the_ press and by lectures;' these I all diseases without a doctor. $-y k> y!.
n job as that, and, I don't think it fair 'must be done., Another London paper are the two hands- for the work of I and read itand it will save you'" raaay. a-l'/t
for aay other man to rake in such'a expresses a doubt as'tQ.t e' ability! of public 'education, leading,to the formation ':I dollar. Sent for xo cents silver erI < isps. '
pile. : I air opposed to communis-m-I combined Europe: ,to copquer'America.even of public opinion i ,; this again i I I ,Pioneer 4 Buggy COj f :;,ColB' )- 4fd'
but I weid i1({lke,'**'dry'& some* British newspapers have leading to publfc.spirjt: *ne| qnitepV> c- buf" , ; 4 j., .H4.vW; .
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He"WorriedAbout It. *.-: districts: ,the influence penetrate* to The Alliance in: Lafayette County. RICH FLORIDA

i' "The ma's beat will giro out in tea million every farm which is located in a township TheLegislative Council of the LANDS.

'years more,": in which exists a rum-selling village Farmers' Alliance; of Lafayette coun-

, ,And be worried aboutlt;. .' .farmer under'such circumstances ty, composed of one delegate for every

"It will, rare,'*" ;give oat.. ,then. Wit-. doem't. before .'is not only ,compelled to pay' ten members, met in quarterly session k.1ATQ

I And he worried about_it;; tines to feed and 'clothe the paupers I April 29th, 1891, at Dawson, Flonda,
It would surely glre out,io'the seientbta said that the saloon has made and to bury I and took the following action:

IB all teientMeal books that he read, I the 'dead that the saloon has murdered WHEREAS, The Legislature of our

And the,whole'Haiftetjn" ,,BalrerM then would but at. ,town 'meetings and at State is now in session, and
-be dead, .' I the:elections he finds the influence of WHEREAS, The people have to protest I IirELr
;And he about it .
: worried rum the most'powerful of any. Onedfthe the laws of our country, and be-
**And aosle" day the earth will fall into the most dastardly outrages ever lieving that they have a right to ask

88D; perpetrated Upon,the farmer is the sa- and demand of our public officers such
And he wofrlect about it
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"i loon,in'the village. laws.and amendments (ton which our
M'".afire;;and aa itraig&t.i :.us, hot ha n'pni" :
; So long as the saloon continues toexist people are almost a unit) as they may

And be worried about it; : r we'repeat tl we shall find its fingers deem necessary for the good of the '

"When. strong graTltatlon unbuckle! : her_ :' in' the political soup. But it is laboring masses of our country, it was
,traps ,,
moved and carried by the council thata
Just picturebe; said, "what a' terrible collapMt F within the! power of the agricultural Farmers Stop and'Think
Legislative committee be appointedto .
Statesto; shut the saloon keepers out
It win oome\n a.few million, ages, perhaps," of the offices; and it is simple' justiceto draft the above mentioned demands, WHY Spend the best years of your i'
And he worried about it, ourselves and posterity to do it. A of which 'the following is a copy: life cultivating the soils of the frozen .

"The earth will become much too small for vast,deal would be gained if we had a We, your Legislative Committee, North and West raising crops on which
the S leave to submit as our delibera- the is often not realized when
race l law'that'! provided that a man who was beg freight ,
And he worried about it; engaged liquor selling should Jbt lions, .the following report, and ask you can buy land from the undersigned,
"When we'll pay thirty dollars. an.'Inch, for that our Senator and Representativespress rich and fertile as known lands
spice," 1 ineligible :for office, so long as he con- any ,
pure And be worried about itj;' ," tinued in'the business.. In our cities them before the present acting and where you can raise a crop that the

"The earth will be crowded so much,without our local legislative bodies would not Le islatureat[ Tallahassee: Therefore, United States Government will pay a,

doubt '. be recognized if such a law' were in be It. BOUNTY of$ioo on each acre.
That there'll'be no. room for one's tongue to
stick out, .. operation ;,:and'our, legislatures wouldbe Resolved, That we oppose the "No HOLD On, this isn't all.; You can sell

And BO room- .for.- one's- '"thoughts-to- wander. also greatly improved. Now such fence" law in Lafayette county; that the said crop right there in your home.
about," -yi measures are entirely possible if ,our we recommend that the constitution market for $250 per acre. You ask for

i And he worried... -. about: it.,.. farmers would demand them and elect' be'so amended as to dispose of county the "How" and the "Wherefore." ,

"The Gulf Stream'will curve, ,and i" New, England representatives to the legislature who school boards, and in lieu thereof that Quite right-facts and figures count best.

t grow'torrtder," would favor'them., It may seem like County Commissioners assume their Plant the Land with Sugar CaRe.I .
And he worried about it; : imposing great burdens the rural work: that we demand the repeal of .
"Than WM erer the climate,of southernmost upon TO OLD Farmers and careful
; districts to demand that they take e: the present road law enacted by the perus
Flodd&i'. .: : last Legislature, and the last precedent ers of papers, the fact that there is now;
h b of thmost' e
And he worried about It; :7- JdstepsiD: : reforming 'some
"The let crop will be knocked. into small. glaring evils in the State, bu one be placed in its stead; that we established near Kissimmee, Fla., the
of the law St. Cloud Sugar ,Refinery is stale
smithereens, there !soother way 'on earth to reform demand the speedy.repeal ,
And crocodiles-*'block;up ,'our mowingma- ;thetn'and when farmer leg creating the Immigration Bureau; that news.Ve are talking to all our .

chine*, .. :. : : ,* i: ,. ISlatorS'! ;a little more selfconfidenceand we demand the abolishing of the State friends. Sugar cane 'can be raised as ''
And well lose oar fine crops of potatoesandbeans get and Uncle Sam will
Board of Health. cheaply as corn, .
," refuse ito' follow the leadership ol I 0
That further a bounty of two tents per pound> 1
And worried about It. the city'representatives, we may hopeforgreater Resolved we oppose any pay you
in reform move ;extension whatever of railroad on the manufactured sugar. 'The' 'St. r"
"And In less; than Itoeo"7ean". there's no progress in Osceola Co. "
Cloud Fla. .
doubt," ments.Western Rural. charters previously granted. plantation .

..., -- And,he worried about Itf{ I,. Resolved, That whereas a petitionof averaged 4,soo pounds of sugar to the > .
MOmr supply of lumber_and oval win fire out," Hold t 'the Colfirne of Vantage. the people has been granted re- acre last year, and it will go 5,000 .
And he worried about It; ; questing the division of Lafayette pounds this year.METHODS .
? "Just then the Ice Age will return ,cold,and "The breed of cattle that has servedus '
we our representatives ,
', county, urge ? This isn't the only big "-
raw well in the deserves confidence
: past our to' introduce a bill to that' effect and
stand..stiff chance of life however. The
Frosea men will with armsoutstietehed : your : "
an the future. Hold on to it,.. our claims before that body. ,
in awe, press cultivation of rice lands about Kissimmee .'
As if Vainly beseeching: general thaw,":" butjiraprove, ,it,within,the ,lines,of thebreed. Resolved, That we request our Leg- is to become an assured, profitable

And 1ie1rOn1edaboutlt, : The system of farming that islature to prevail with our Senator fact. There is no richer or better

Bit wife took in washing(a dollar a day. ),' his'made money in the past should and Representative in Congress to use truck and market-garden :lands,in the :
Re didn't worry about it; not'be' aside for anything that,is their endeavors 'to have a mail route world than the land on the rich over
His daughters;sewed shirts,the'rude to untried. .Improve own but on Madison
.. : grocer your established from Madison, in flow bottom lands about Kisamme'e. '
PT, .. : : J the same lines. This,is no time to via Cook's Hammock to Horse- or, ;
county, Write for confirmationtoCol.!
He dldntiyorry; about : ,
While his wife beat her tireless rub-a-dub-dub;,: falter. Because' complete success in shoe,Bay, in Lafayette county, Fla. A. K. McClure, editor Philadelphia:

On tee washboard drum in her old-wooden anything has,been attained! is no reason Rsolved, That we request our Leg- Times, who has personal knowI:dge. '
Mlb.t.. ':' :., ,for discouragement The world islature' to memorialize Congress to
: for
Then in lands or ,
He sat by the stove and he j JnsJ Tether ru\\). was not made,in a day. Corn willitotgrow have the navy land of our county already cultivated:orange or groves bearing, !.
groves ,
'Hedldn'tworryablt. in an hour. Its.growth,cannot placed on market, subject to home- that best interests
-8. W.FOM. ,in;Yankee Blade. be.f the leaves. I can satisfy you your
Jce rbx,stretching
: stead '
; 1 entry only. lie in seeing me before one else.
> < S !. Stir the ground, but, do. not_ cut the Resolved, That'a copy of these reso HOMES.
BEAUTIFUL The health
'TH'8a1oon 'and.Politics. roots. ,Let it grow according to the lutions be furnished the National !
law. of Let the sunshine and fulness and beauty of Kissimmee'have "; '
growth. FRUIT
The divorcement of the saloon from Economist and FARMER AND '
: the rain do their work. Let the Alliance never been questioned. 'No
. .jfpolitics. may be impractical l' so long as GROWER for publication.J. .
the, saloon exists:and) yet it is possibleto hold on to what jt has attained. J. MITCHELL, JOHN \T. DAY, diphtheria in, no fact consumption read our, no medical pneumonia -
"Lengthen the'cords, strengthen the President. ,
practically separate the: two. Of Secretary.
Mhe demoralizing influences of .the saloon stakes.". The tent_ will not then blow On motion, it was ordered that we, report. Beautiful cottages, villas or

there, can; .be no. .question., Itpoisons'whatever' over,.,and will be_safe in the storm. as Alliancemen, request members of lots suitable for residences. Write

fttouches.. It,, .endangers Hold, \the vantage ground.-Iowa this order not to support any news- for terms and particulars.

whatever it comes'in; contact Homestead.In paper that is antagonistic to the Farm- COME SOUTH, And get untold

with.Thescthin: 'will'not be disp t i ers' Alliance and Industrial Union. quantities of the grandest! climate in ,'

ted by even the better class of saloon- the .&ogrusiveFarmer,' of Raleigh On motion, it was also ordered that the world free with each acre of ground
themselves. :find men N. C Alliance "An the Enterprise purchased. Come where you can, till ,
keepers We: 'an paper, we adopt Lafayette County
engaged in:.the:saloon business in our Allianceman" offers this timely hint: as an,Alliance paper in order that the soil twelve months in the year.

cities,who'would'never consent to a "Let;us not, brethren, be too eager to the,officers and correspondents et al. At least write to me for full particulars. ,

saloon in the block in which' they mount every hobby horse that idle from"the various Sub-Alliances of our WM. CANNON,

: Ibe; and yet this terrible influence politicians may bridle, 'until we are county might have home communication Kis&immee, .Fla.A .
land of the Dluton Companies,
wraps and permeates our politics until sure they are safe saddle nags. Let one with another. It was also for the Associated Railway land,ana the

men and,politics are about: synonomous us seektolearn'the, : facts in the matter ordered that J. J. Mitchell be solicit- land ofKlMlmaae* Land cane Co., rice,trucktef{ ,

la the cities the peopk are and hear ,each other's opinions ing editor of, this department. fruit Phosphate, grazing,,sugar timber, general farming,

thoroughly.uadcr the political dominat10l without resentment, ,even if: they areapt : .J. J.:MfICHELL; F. B. WEBB, :and home lands. Send for map shown "
t..tv. saloon. In: the rural in'concurrence.with,.our own" I Secretary. Vice-President. :laadt.i r


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1 f Chin Music.- Our Glorious Work.. might possibly lose some part of: its sential unity; in all things,charity."

;,:, That Middlebury (Vt.) farmer who This is a wise maxim and deserves'the wholesome ''reformatory effect. We And we most earnestly ,beseech our:, '
: has quit farming until the Republican earnest consideration of the Alli- should not manifest. spirit of hatred, brethren in the Legislature to,remember .
is out of existence and ance and Industrial Union Brotherhood but endeavor to show the erring; the : their solemn obligation, taken on
. party swept: '
this time the Southern evil of their We should entering 1 the order; and to honestlyand
: "free: ,trade" is, established,, .has quit at says ways. reprovein
.: for good, for he will -never' live long Alliance Farmer. Let us reason together a spirit of kindness with the ',viewto faithfully endeavor to rescue the

r enough, to see either of those thingsin touching the object and pur- produce'reform.' Then- let me,appeal interests of the.,order from the odium.
this country. ,Of course he is a poses of our order. The' declaration to you, brethren, to cultivate .a of-,such a failure to unify ,their votes

total failure as a farmer, for,any man of purposes, if carefully studied, will forgiving spirit and cease the publication and 'sentiments by combining on the
who aid us: "To improve our condition of harsh and bitter; resolutions; nomination and election of a memberof
attempts to run a farm on poli-
tics has: room to let in his upper.story. socially, morally, mentally and materially let us bear no malace and encourageno the order for United States Sena

There is a wonderful l difference in the and to study the science of economical hatred, but, ,cherish a spirit of tor.
chances for success between the man government in a strictly non- brotherly love, and endeavor to unite I. "
: who:works a farm and plays politics, partisan spirit." It is educational, all good and true men to hasten, the The Warren County Alliance in
.and }one works politics and plays demanding,a more careful culture in success,of the great reform in whichwe Kentucky is after the Louisville' merchants -

farming. The-latter is'sure to lose. the social relations and a higher.stand are engaged. '{Let us exercise who refuse.to sell goods to the
ard of morality, the elevation of our charity in all things." But at the S Alliance business agent., It pro-'
THE GRANGE.I moral and spiritual nature, above our same time we do most t positively> wish poses to boycott every merchant in J
am,now ,in.a section, of country individual,selfish and animal instincts. unity in things essential. We have Bowling Green and Warren county

; where, they: "talk grange," ,have We are pleged to study of the scienceof proclaimed our purpose to the world who trade with. these wholesale K

grange meetings: and seem ,delightedwith economic government or political and rely upon the justice and right. houses.
:. grange matters.: So, I am: getting economy, and this in a nonpartisanspirit. eousness of our demands., If we '

quite interested i in the grange department The division of the people }have any in,,our,ranks who are,not in Mortgage Statistics for Alabamaand

of the"New England Farmer. into parties in free governments ,may accord and full sympathy with ,these, Iowa.

However, there seems ,to be_ ,good serve as a check to prevent some evils it will. be better for them to withdraw We clip the following ,from. the
deal 'of.light, ,flippant matter written that may grow out of a selfish, wicked than to.sow the ,seeds of distrust,.dis National Economist:
about what is,said and done in grange and demoralizing spirit, but evils of content and strife. But if they persist '

meetings; hardly full enough of that character or from that source are in their end, labor to divide us,.it will -Qfc i: ao z .:i cq roo cvcv. a'ao' ,
strength tmental power; and yet not so malignant and less to be feared become the painful duty ,of the,order < o ;) 0""
there is some strong, sensible practical than that rancor of party spirit that to thrust them out. If there be any SS'd-CQ fCQ
; d : co ct-aoao.. Cluo
l material given, and as "variety is arrayed neighbor against neighbor, among us whose envy and hatred are .,...,. .o.. 0 0'CIS Q cq ,. <:I
the spice of life" there is both inter- State against State, and section against excited by the promotion and success .
est and :profit i in their exercises. 6 Oc t-c.. ..lOt-.... ..
section; and was manifested in the late of another, they will not promote &h\ I S cq cq co
Surely: there is the cultivation of civil war. To-day we stand confrontedby unity. If there are any who have O cO E-.
friendly; 'intercourse and that is valu- the evils of party spirit; it is that not the courage of their convictions, :

, able,:at any, rate. I am ,thinking of bidding of both parties for patronageand they are not made of the stuff that reformers O 00 v*v*i iCO 8 '
joining if will.take 141a .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
\ they me.((1)) I support of the money monopolistsof are made of. Those who ad- z D; -......cqcq c ao -
, ", A BIG DUCK FARM.I I' the country; it is a species of briberyto vocate,the cause,of the poor'"shouldbe
be repaid in corruption funds, to made of sterner stuff.," Brethren, x
went out ,to a big duck 'farm the defeat the will of the people. The we should not feel discouraged because Og zA ]I. G) siE
other it the first time I
day, being ever t- ***
success of the party is, in,the estimation some,desert us and others strive to excite w w w wwgo
,with Is it JS23S
that 2
camCjin contact industry, as ; cocot
confusion in
of partisan politicians, more desira- discontept.and: our
a special l ;business.. System, }order. ,. ble ,than the prosperity of the laboring ranks, for,Christ.. had but twelve disciples 8W i

intelligence and profit, are evidentlyon classes; so the prosperity of the countryhas and one of them was a devil,
that farm. There IBo little
were been sacrificed to promote party and when the trial came Peter swore *. i.! gJta
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ducklings out already, April l lyth
success. If our people had united it that he did not know the divine mas ? g
and 7000 .are expected during the '{ So desert r..: oW IO t. .-ISCO t*a**:>.' 4 m..
have been to
would impossible to despoil ter. we may expect many u Q w w w w ww w w wpl ,
cO rI P1./r1Cv P r
There are ,
season. 400 layers and them of their earnings by the unjust us when the hour of our, peril a .... '4a
drake to six ducks. Incubator,is 0
one > class of legislation that destroyed comes The great truths promulgated ...
the hatching process. Ohl! I learnedso the of the ,and is there in spite of the oppositionof &I J
much in little while that I didn't prosperity country; t- !:r )!i
a o 8
crowned heads : ;; .CiS.
rapidly reducing agriculture to a system the'money'power, 6 .
know before but theglory' of
; my of tenantry. Now, since there deserters and a traitor, still live to bless 'I :z; :
visit, was in finding so much clear, mankind and' will ,the of ..
has been? an organized effort on the { so principle c .. .
thorough, intelligence in the farmer part of the people to educate themselvesand justice' ''and truth confound the: inge- 13P
and his wife. She attends the incu-
unite, tocrush: out the rancor of nuityof corrupt methodsstrip the,lion's M' s i 58
bators and he 'and three look f-
men party spirit,. why should any good citizen skin from the ass and lay bare the men. '
after'the bushels of them and O o '
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do eggs attempt to hinder unity of action dacity of the hypocrites. Iu;) S .. .. ..
the', feeding, dressing. marketing, and purpose? Why strive: to :divide ... W Jr<1, Ttt TH O'C"'IO
,, etc. I am going? out 'again after'' when they are pledged, to unite? It Leon County Spasm ao .2w

which ,I will write' p lculars.--- is and must be reprehensible, ,and a I At"an adjourned meeting of Leon = 0 ... f tt*t* <
Grange of citizens have *Farmers' ,Alliance and Indus. SIO mN S acv
,' large body good not County iH i-t rH d" CO COi ....
t f' been,.derelict in this Juty, as has been trial 'Union, 'held in Tallahassee:.on ... x0

Irrigation. shown,by the. hundreds of ,resolutions Wednesday, May 6, 1B91, :the follow O c p- &! $!

As,an; illustration ofthe rapid development passed in every''part of the State. ing resolution was adopted and ordered H z 3g ::s- aor.. ..... .. .. .. .i 25.too.COO.. ..
attention .is called. to the Brethren,let no personal :ambition published :' og I I ...M
N o.. N d ..Cwr .
Alessandro. irrigation district of 25,340 tempt'you'' to divide and hinder the .Resolved, 'By ,Leon County Farm O s ; i C"Icoao." .... M...NaD.4

acres, the Pas dena (Cal.) Star says: success of the great ,reform ,in whichwe ers' Alliance and Industrial Union, in < .

"Six months ago the land' in that district are,engaged. If the motives that adjourned session assembled: Q 8J S.. I;:= i.... .
could' be sold for the effort selfish St That view with' 85 oW a a wrm a: co ct" at\
'not : $to! an acre prompted are theyare we deep chagrin; 6 =l ommmNOiacca
and, without irrigation actual. settlerscould unworthy and should be repulsed.If and profound alarm for the welfare of ;& Zf ;

not afford to take, it as a gift. they are not the outgrowth of a selfish our:, great order the extraordinary spec 05H O
t' As soon as it was decided to district ambition then they must be due tacle of'sixty odd members ''of our order eaD !l ..lcQ

and.irrigate the land, sales commencedand to envy, a motive less worthy. If the who are members of the State Legislature = v O*O 4C9* 28-.. .
Z e ,tow"..<*_it <.Ii .._
up to date, 8,400 acres have been object was impress a grand moral now assembled, on whom devolves _'
]-< cq..tO e aoO... sold for $660,000 in ten and twenty lesson on the minds our officers and the duty of nominating and 0. 0 Q Ww "

acre tracts, mostly,to actual settlers, leader/, why was the State organ 'of electing a United States Senator.and H ti

and the land is,selling rapidly to-day the order included in tht condemna constituting a majority of the ,whole P< J e.. 115e.. r..i ..l
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for $120 an acre. If this increased tory resolution of the caucus as a, number of members, composing ,the ::s Q e COQ".'..=..._...CO

valuation ,in that one district could means of teaching morality? It was cer- Legislature, and who are, to all ap- :z4 ... .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

appear"in the assessment roll, it would tainly, to say the very least ,of it,- ill- pearances; almost equally and ,apparently 3S ... ... ... .. .-. ..., .. ..., ... .... ..-.
show an increase in that one district advised. However exceeding sever- Unutterably divided in,the'caucus '" .. ,. '... .... ,'". .., ..r... '.. I... ..
alone of $2,787,400, and a State tax ity of reproof or penalty :is calculatedto between two candidates, for, [that 1-"- i.. .. .. .., .. ..
of would excite sympathy for the erring as office and who seem utterly una- < .... .....'s ..:.. .. ., .. -. .
.. levy 50 ,cents on $ICO? give high: a' r";; : :t"'CQ '''' .-
the State an increased. .income of$13- well as to harden the offenderthere-: ble or'knowingly'unwilling to'uphold '3D :.' :. t) iiiiiiiiii

987 a year," 1.0 fore a continuance denunciation, the mc;t :of the order,. "|q things esr in ,., ., ...... ... "




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! ,...:JJl&'r. lil"l] j THE:-;11E FLORIDA. .'DISPATCH;. FABMEE AND FRIIIT-QROWiR. ;. 995 x

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r The;.fallowing table" is 'taken fromtheieportof '' Snataia>the Commf tOD. the responsibility of raising a family

; .,Iowa:' About:the 'middle February the jvhen she cannot cut and make the

t :.,....' Q. tbo4'" .' shipment ',of cabbage began It was clothes she wears. /'

J '1/ 2; o.j .lg' g bb.o,>>"' oooob>> >>. \ the 'finest ,general cabbage crop that There are more ladies who make
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I < IMJI"d" .o.2 had:ever been raised in Florida, and their'daily bread by dressmaking than;

:I ,.. :f, .0IIQ-.0 ..4. !k Qtocqca R ....CX)10 cq tot-t-. ....d .,co... ,0... showed careful and' intelligent 'culti by any other one occupation. Yet 'I'2 *1!

! ..,. tIC u t d O co'" I vation. Unfortunately, however, the how many understand their' work. 11
< : supply exceeded the demand and cab. No wonder they have so much trouble:
I'i !.Qi 0 D .OCX... )=CQAONntO 10' ,...,... ,... bag brought poor'prices.. :The rail- and'get such poor pay for their labor :

a H : roads' advanced the rate 16 cents Learn a trade:well and you will always 1

S CQ OJ higher than when they had less'to have plenty of work at good pay.

" ,! }.. toco ON Q. m.-b.O.m NaD moo.tot>'"-' haul and it cost $1.28"to ship a crate Parents are requested to call at the

1 i Z D, .c 0 0 : f/Sto--as.M of cabbage from Umatilla 'to Phila- instruction ,rooms and see_ the work.- Florida Central and Peninsular
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N0 .
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. f1i# 0 S' delphia; and to Raleigh, N. C., it Gainesville Sun. S

1 z' cost $i.60. Whenever it suited the RAILROAD, ;

, :" :1] e I IJ 'convenience of the railroads the rate Forsyth County, Alliance, over in THE FLORIDA TRUNK LINE
w w w w w w w w w
J ....' mE CJ6 rbo f6:5J8JJ was advanced until it became almost North Carolina, is one of the wide- (Formerly F. R. 4 N. Co.) offers Increased !
.8 'l" impossible' for the producer to realize facilities this season for travel to Florida, 1
awake kind. It has organized a "crit- having in addition to Its old and popular
J 1 anything from his crops, and in a for horse connections, the LOUISVILLE & NASHVILLE }
% ) "'aI ter company" capturing .
number he is R. R. at the River Junction and the
co.ototoco' large cases bankrupt 'thieves arranged for a ladies' depart- GEORGIA SOUTHERN A FLORIDA (the ;
2; ; l cqa f ;
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T1. $ : and will be able for the River to Florida
J' 0. - not to pay' Huwannee route ), arranged tl
: 'a l = ment; taken steps to*art an Alliance for ft new route from the West and North '
co=oao to- fertilizerused..
f I : resolved 'Ito support no west via Montgomery, Bainbridge. and Monti- !
: paper;
t e 'ectO o CO CO CO C*W As long ,as a. fair price was paid for cello carrying through sleepers from CIN
that will not give both sides a hearing; CINNATI TO TAMPA.
J. I ew O cabbage the railroads ,handled it, but endorsed the Planters' Alliance ware The road has now no less than -,
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a' .4' when there was no longer: demand house at Winston N. C. It is evi- Seven Points Connection, With
f ..
,. .8 .m(11'I. OQ cq.r tM CIa.. ,.,.aoaoCOt-eg. and the market became' glutted, they dent' that the members of this Alliance the North
o C ,
: 1" l Ss -:;o. .. 3 refused to it for fear it would ,
". cqc: a Oft CO CJ 4 CDt g carry are workers as well as a terror to namely, Fernandina, Callahan,Jacksonville,
:z4 OIOO'-'COO !:OOto sell for sufficient Live Oak, Lake Montlce 10' und River
to City
not amount
.: '0 t8tQ.. t o to co o<: o:> a pay evil doers and have an to the
eye Junction, making. comfortable connections
ti'e cotGco
---.A co -r- the excessive charge of transportation.The comfort of their wives and daughters. with Chicago, Kansas City and alt northern
-0 3 I railroads realized immense profits cities, for which this road-Is specially In.., \
..J 4 tp w J JP I .. augurated. ;,
..t'" ,, -,.I fg. :I .qK1t4. :10'::.' ::8 Op_O)_Q5! t-..,.t_ i c Oft: from the cabbage crop this year,.while The Florida Central '
,,\ J ::S. - "For the benefit of those who
{ oO CO the grower, after weeks of toil, has are '.

, ...:.'. .8, j'S oi._ .. ..f8..l p_Ov_CO_ 4..'1i.J.. .. realized comparatively little. This so'anxious to know whether the Alliance and Peninsular Railroad .

. ti S ',_0 "8' co t'-CXoo.- ,....CIa.Il ,0...,co..c4 ... ,... ,... was owing to two reasons, viz.an is in politics or not," remarks the fines Is the greatest parts of artery Florida of, travel traversing through twenty-the ,1

l qNN excessive supply and the advance on editor of a very important official Alliance four counties Gadsden, Jefferson, Lmval,
f a 'O'!kn' _,... ..... ==co would' that the Alachua. Lake, Leon, Suwannee, Nas.an,
= So. .t o.t-e8'cqm* ao"IO" I freighttes' by. avaricious Xrpora- organ, "we say: Levy, Orange, Hillsb.>rough, Wakulla
_.. o'cTo'icTib iq.cJ oaeaeozb. tions. man in our organization who is not in Columbia: Clay; Marlon, Folk, Manatee,
..... .I ,.... dt .. > ... <
,, r.a.ry..+r ..y N Mudlson, Baker, Bradford, humterr iier-
When the producer complains of politics is not a true member of our nandO and DeSoto..in their richest pprtlon.

O 0 COIO ""COtoIO'I"4"" the railroad order. The Alliance members todayare prune through the MIDDLE FLORIDA. RcGION 1
monstrous charges people "
Q c-1tc-1ote te .
or.HILL COUWTBT WHere are the fine old
; 1.1:. w r+w Qfm w w b.04 w "Go to.the Railroad commissionfor better informed about the political !
r'" I -i-if'flf rw CD'1"4 say: : <
hO00 rO btO Lands and the :New Tobacco
Z financial
situation and the -of
., E ..C; reparation. He does so and if causes
: - - -
: satisfied with its 'action the depression than other class but Farms
; '. r 4 i W I...W. o7Wy not 'producer : any ;
.< : q goes away feeling'that the commission the education of the masses has, comparatively reached by no other line)lie some of'them I
H 14 conducted on a large cale e are Qulncy,
fl 9f co= S! CIi'Q is becoming reprehensible.By just begun. Remember, Tal ahassee (the capital), Madison -
,.:I. o'sg, ( Si a ,. in far and. other towns,from whose comfortable,
CG cD": ttSr: 3J ..:25 sowing the seed st of discontent, though, we are, politics, just so ample dwellings, reposing Ina.. fertile
53 cOmo
; co co co co co coS railroads doubtless\ think the people as it is necessary to secure by our ballots country,is coming a renewed energy to em
ploy the resources lavished about .them. F
_.. .... -. .' JzSS.. ..to-'I"4co...at:) ,... to c-1 to--co"tore" =:>'80 will.'become' dissatisfied with the commission men for our political offices, who Stretching down through '

.. "' ::1"cQ: r, 'f. '". ... ", .,-. w w w tQcot w w _w=- w ww and by their strong will it are in perfect harmony with, and,are The: Peach Countryof
: =
8 8: g will be abolished. Should this unhappily interested in, our reform movement, Baker, Bradford, Alachua and Levy'coun

Z =- <..r.:..;" .eo.t'." '( )co.at:) .1.1....,.co:.,at:).tI ,-:..,co-..co..w.,co w.ao'=0 w' be brought about there.is no and it cannot be expected that those ties, through Strawberry the prosperous Farmsof "

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0 Idling to what extortions the people will be chosen who are not in accord .
Lawtey,8Urke and Waldo.perhaps superior
E-4& it-eo9Jf:8 c: c-1" ,would be. ubjec ed.., Their ...salvation with our demands, whenever we and In profit to the orange grovo:-it goes through ,
f t" ii-* S_ ,_. the commission" our friends outside of the order are in the heart of the mate penetratingsoms of I
;. s 1 ; rs depends upon by the finest groves,one.having
: 1n1'! ; : ._ asS'...: to 10. S... S which, they can only obtain justice. the majority. Yes, every true Alli '7OOOO Full-bearing Orange .
1 \ *:fe ,
.' .. . If is and the
the commission has not anceman a politician.
'. . . proven Trees,
', >IQ .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. satisfactory let,the legislature now in. ity will rule. It*is democracy." passing for nearly a mile between' them.
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session extend its making its way southward to the Gulf,and to
>1 : : : : : : : : : : jurisdiction and the more tropical portions of the Htate. In
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i. ,e.. the 'which have been
a .8. right wrongs ah portions of the State it reaches points of -:
: : : : : : : : : : -
1.<. ;.1'1/. '_.e'... : ". .r..... ,.. .. .. .. '...... .. .. .. .. perpetrated.so mercilessly by ,corporations Scenic, Interest.., ;
defenceless Waknlla Springs the West,the Sawannee
S $. ilillilm upon utt's Pills River, as ,beautiful and -rornantlo'as it is
U2 ;" H ,.,,..,... ...P,r,r,.,Y.4 T1 the people sustain ,the commission' fatuous, bUyer Borings,' t. the 'lake 'region,

,,; : ;T-[These moigagkdo !loot'represent and so "extend its powers as to makeit i and the l lakes of rolling themselves land interspersed with their with surroundings l

the total debt in force, as,many. have invincible. By it only, can they Tk.4ysp p tic,th.d.billtatedwb.th. to pleasant the clear homes lake In fronts green groves By means,sloping of.;down thla

I beeii'paid:) ever:hope for redress.-Leeslurg Com 1HM17.jr from drink execs or.xpo of >work are IB of alas .* road you can most readily reach the :'

; ; .-. mercial. Hunting and Fishing,Grounds. i
*. :>a.Malarial Regions settler find 'this road ,
The will on the line of
t 3:>> -4' '' ; Home"jfcfxd ,
is c1& d'
Jt( t1 byb&Farmerf Educate the Girls. ,will find Tott's Pills the most gen ialMat.ratlve a greater opportunity: for a varied selection o%
j that the Alliance J has:done land than on any other road In the bt te-
offered tko aof f ria
Mothers,and fathers educate > .| .
I yourgirls'as from llghte& soils to those underlaid wife !
: .. what-L all;other, reform movementsand them' Isafaud4Try clay and marl, and of richest hammock ..
' heretofore failed, you"do your boys: give/ Them whether for regular mixed farming,stosk 01
ccvefe preachers': have: the,same, advantages,, watch. them, Fairly.lfforoHB dairy farming, peach or strawberry culturv, i'
r r to do. It has brought, the masses( their ,teach them body pre blood strongs orange graves and vegetable gardens. ,
study disposition to
\ The tourist will be gratified with Its ;
..rralmtn l wtllr sali
f ', cdmmbn ... and ft ch + > 1
thtrpeople together upon? The health its :ample
make'a pie, sweep a chamber, cook: a scenery. -aeeaer on
"" SOLD :EVERYWHERE. route can find some spot adapted to his
level aad united them. ;
u1r ,. -- meal,'make a '''garment, ,give a party, wants. On the hard clay roads or'Middle "'I
in fact the whole economies of life are I Florida the horseman will ride .with4speed .
KOKNAHRENS'' and satisfaction,and the Florida* Central 4
: .;The Boslan'(Ga.) Herald contend Itbat Better performed by a well balanced and Peninsular. ho' j

"although the leaders"of:thq..Farmef mind. r -iBOTTLINGTVORKS.- ... Sportsman's'8 Route. < '

;in Add a profession or a trade and J. H. KORNAHR NS, Proprietor, NorB Passengers from'Northern connection -
! If : s AUia&ceui4he, Sput1t.;have, a you hiving tickets over: the'Florida Central i;

toMHaber'of.I instance? quarrekd!among have ne more for her-fortune than,..if. Manufacturer of and Peninkular pomm ,ln Month. Florida ..
, i.J; Soda Water,Sarsaparilla, Ginger have the privilege of being! taken into Jack
't melves, .shcn'lng'm their'tonten- you had,endowed her"with A fortune Eonvllle over the Company line aaU allowed i ia

.1rl h the\existence! of 'perso&al,,ambi- theJatter'isoften, : the:former.stays Ale,.Seltzer and Syrups of' stop-over within the going limits 9f the
: ticket, with return to their, route for destination
taJiI i e !movement 'itselfwhatever I with her. T garment: cutting -. all Kinds. free of extra charge. Bead for'sap of
"bccn-its 'school now in 49-Sole Agent for the P.. W.. Cook BrewingCo' Florida, mailed free.. f
losses } Leesburg
ave J -
t --has certainly ,
.; PUsener Export Beer,in plots and half-pints. A.O.'MACDONELL' P-A.: .
iae'd.f' fevor; i m quarters tjhad ( s.oppartiniity-young7adies'toacquire '
when e JackreovUle, Fla. '1
i eta. r. ..tk"to hope >ei.six mo&ths> or/a. / :year. a'knowledge / of the long-felt 72 EAST BA Y STREET ti' N. PENNIKQTONTraflte, Manager.D. .
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,..I.u"....t;..:\. .. ,r .10': ....;"....; j I..want: No lady'cari' 'afford': tau j; take Mayer'6*Muller Blotk,' Jacksonville. .E.MAXWELL, General Msiiager.

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"" _". :.......'t1H;;, :nxRllA' DISPATCH, FABMEB Ain FRUIT wE ..- -. "t[MAY .14;1891

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(Continued from page 988.) HORSFORD'S ACID PHOSPHATE. Repair your old family Bibles. Hake them
Poultry. good as new. DaCosta Printing and Publishing
Havaaas, per.dozen,choice, $4; Havana,per Makes Delicious Lemonade.A House, Jacksonville, Fla.;;

down,fair,*8; Porto Rico, f4i( 6.r Spengla,the great core free by mall,
SWZm".POT.LTOEs.-IU,selected, kiln Raising Young Turkeys. teaspoonful added 'to' a glass of hoi I Z cents. Albert Fries, Magnolia""* Pharmacy,

dr1 ,..7i@t8:; do.,choice,4i .50;;do,good As the.season is approaching when or cold water and sweetened to ,the taste cornerBay FJa. and Hogan streets, Jacksonville' U ,
fidf/Mi; cI., No :2 stock, f L750M5; do.,Infe
: the turkeys must be hatched a few will be amI'irrvt.gorQ/ Do you need stationer y kind- el'
found refreshing ,
riorMa.8fl.T; ; per bbL, choice, s fiSO pens and ink PrtnU Band
8; dov:,' dor, fancy, f8)8.60(( ;,Texas, common,, hints may not be out of place The ing, Publishing House,Jacksonville' Fla.

1&c.8tL best breed for tlJDarket is. the large Grtfflng Bradley, of Pomona Wholesale
Nurseries Macclenny, Via, advertise on first
BBAWS.' California Lima Beans, per >b., bronze but change of gobblers and this for
every :Messrs George C. 'Mattox W. page of number contract buddlag.
\ <}&4} .; ,Navies and Pea Beans, handpicked the This is a rare chance to get trees raised as you
year, using. Narragansctt one year,, T. of the Mt. Tabor neignborh '
18.2698.36; ,do. do., machine cleaned,, Henry, want them. -
S&869&15; Navies,foreign hana-plcksd, '%.10 and the bronze the next, will give od, returned Saturday from Rand us ;your orden for note paper,peal

(9S.15; Medium, hand-picked, 1393.10; ,do.,' greater vigor, as,inbreeding.is,fatal if Quincy, :where: ;they took their ,crops9f.toba Inks right.and.DaCotta supplies.Printing We and will Publishing treat you

'.xaaehlae,cleaned. ,IL8593- ; off stock, flBLd5(' ; carried too far. The turkey hen is co for sale. H. J. Fenton House,Jacksonville, Fla. -

old stock OoI41.( the best mother for them. She may was the purchaser and the price paidwas DDDINO" fTED.-Tw experienced and
BTEAWBaERIEL-Tennesaeechoice,quarts, successful budders 'desire work. Jno. and
be allowed twenty and shouldnot from War.CRKAX, Auburndale, Fla. References
eggs, 10 to 22 ,cents per pound. :
3.00 Tennessee $232.60
quarts, ,
& ; ;
A. H.Manmvllle ; Dr. Dareaoz
be disturbed incubation
Mississippi' ,quarts,choice,Bg2 60;Mlsslsslp- The sale included upward of roooo'pounds. Lakeland.:'-W.B. Walker,Anbnrndale.

pi,quarts;fair, $0@L75; Louisiana, pints, other than to place plenty of feed and All that is needed here in 1-1-.

choice, 1191.26; ; Louisiana, pints, fair,75c$ l. water'within'easy access; It requires Columbia: is to grow more of it and WijrTKD-50 310, Bartow: ,,bead Fla. goats Address.-'1-2t.LockBox

AerABJLons. Illinois,Khu. boxes, choice, about twenty-eight days for the< eggs, bulk at this point in a warehouse where OBAXGK Taxes: W.LJITzo-8eedUnp: suit-A

75o9fl;; Illinois common, 5Qc$75o; Ottawa, to hatch, and if,the young turkeys are the buyers can reach. it-Lake: City able for budding. State size,quality,whether Tsweet
f fancy grass, |1L25( ; Michigan, 60otfl.BXKXTTDA or sour,distance from depot aid price.
POTATOES Fancy, per barrel, confined in a large pen for a few days; Citizen. Address Guucr Boos,Mt. Dora,Fla.

',1798.00:Fair to good,per barrel, J8Q7.00. until they become strong they may e. UHt
Do need printing of ant kind? Bend to_
:: > BXBMUDJL OHIOWS.-Per box, fine, 12.759< be allowed their liberty, but care Do yon need printing any kind T bend to DaCosta yon Printing and Publishing House, '

,1.00;per box,fair, S&2&32.60.OAULirixJWKRrBt. should,be taken to drive the mother DaCosta Printing and Publishing House, Jacksonville[ Fla.) .,

". Louis,small heads,per hen under'shelter' the ofa Jacksonville, Fla. The Florida Real Estate Journal, Arcadia.
: dos,$1.5991.75; St.Louis doz. crates, |2c(] on approach Florida-with State Map-can be had for only
storm; 'as dampness soon kills the i All kind of books bound and made as good ten cents. South Florida lands cheap. 219-12
U : .
as new. Send to DA Josta Printing and Pub Bay a home cheap 1 A pleasant home eaa
i ones.. They should not 'be '
CuctncBiBS.-Choice to fine, per dos.,|1 15 young liihing House,Jacksonville Fla. be secured on the Installment plan Nice
.. ((111.48; Fair to good, per dos:,80c Lll. turned out in the morning until the? < louse and two lots In one of the mo.tplassntlocations
JIeG P.LA.KT.-Perdo..ta1r to good, fl.60 is dry and they should be in the city. Address, CHJJS.,. W.
t' grass Mr., Harper, the Seville gardener,: DACOSTA Jacksonville, Fla.CHA3. .
GABi.xo.-Per pound,ScdlOo. brought up before night, to avoid the was telling me a few,days ago that alla

Guns PXAB.-Tennessee, bu. boxes,80c dew. The best food for them is stale man wanted in Flonda to assure f uDIiSPATCIRH' { .

$1.26; Mississippi, bu, boxes, choice to fine, bread dipped in milk, with finely- success was energy, industry! water I/11 _
=-.t' iJl
," '].U6); Louisiana,#bu.. box,60<
bu box, L8$1.50. times a day as they feather ', fh EtcrJ
yery me in what he calls his garden book rrsws+aawraMrs
SQUAsnAFlorlda, bu crates,75c@fl.00.BTBIKO .
::-... BBAHS_Louisiana,. X bu box, rapidly, and soon droop from an in- the sales made from his garden; this
sufficient quantity of food. ..W. DACOSTA. PobH her.x .
to the first of April which
greiiboy, 'UQJ8.50; Louisiana,% bu bur, season up ; ,
'peen,fair,fI.OOI2.5O( ; Louisiana, % bu box, Plenty of fine, sharp gravel shouldbe were nearly $700. And to, look at = :.=
wax fimoy,98.0098.26 Louisiana bu box provided and water should be Term ."of Subscription:
; his garden now you would ,not discover For one year...!...............,.',........... 00
wax,fair, 12JW&( .;Mississippi., % bu boxes- given in a vessel that protects them that any vegetables have been For. six'months.V.100' .
_(S&J6.!! )
from getting their bodies, wet when .. Subscriptions 'In all cash in ad-
.. Toiwrozs.-Florida, cases of 8 1 baskets, removed. It Is now filled'with all the cases
fee4es34; Florida,bush boxe8,| ( 2.25; Cal- drinking. Curds :;J.re. excellent, but various kinds usually .grown at this vance. ."
4. '. hernia,orates,91.75(13( ; Key West,10-lb) boxes, too much must be avoided. As R.t.i. of(;ASdvertislnfr-on application.
efeotoe,$1.60; Key west, 10.lb boxes,common, soon season of the year. Mr. Harper, has REMITTANCE should be made by Check,
gr, 68e.-Product Trade Journal i as given liberty, they will provide ;
but his
i fci acres in garden.-/eLand Postal Note,Money Order,or Registered Letter *

themselves, with'ai,variety ,of food, but Record. ,. ,to order.of :.
QUJISTION AMW8. REPLIES, should be fed morning and night also.. i. FLORIDA DISPATCH AND FARMER f

.. The scourge of young turkeys is CATARRH, CURED.A AND. FRUIT GROWER,
BROOM CO t.' Is" there -
broom factory there or anywhere in the a lice, not the little,.,red mites, ,but' the clergyman,after years, of suffering from Jacksonville, Fla.
that loathsome disease Catarrh and"valn.17tr'lng
: Sooth Would it pay, to plant broom great, large lice that infest the, heads every known remedy at last found a
oera?<" If so, where,could 1:'get, I particulars and necks, close to ,the skin. A 'few prescription which completely cured and (NEW SUBSCRIBERS ONLY.]
saved him from death*'Any; sufferer from this
of curing. etc. drops of warm lard is a preventive\ dreadful disease sending a selfaddressed : w tPr6iuumOffer
': 2. Why isit; your paper,though published but to guard mites dust fresh stamped envelope:to Prof.J. A. Lawrence 88 BIG
Thursday, does not reach here against Warren street New York, will receive the J:
ttntil Monday or Tuesday-W. .B. Persian i insect-powder in among the, recipe free of charge. r

KNIGHT, Lake City, Fla. feathers. Treat the mother in the

s 1. We do not'know of any such factory same' manner. Keep their .coops 'BARTER COLUMN !
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the South anywhere this side of Texas. clean. After are
Actual experience ,alone will decide scrupulously they Definite exchange offers inserted frea. State. what
two months old they will i need hare and what want. _
whether a crop of broom corn would beprofitable ;- no you, you
; but we doubt it very much so further attention. Turkeys thrive'.best Open to subscribers only. THHjy 4

gas there is no factory in the State. where they have plenty of room for Will exchan Entrek1n'.Eureka Burnisher LQBX'DDispttch A.

9. This question we must leave to the foraging, and they destroy a1* great IMneh roll) for 4I>' size: matched gem tubes..
publisher answer. : '" : Farmer and ln t- reYer
McMeekln :
many insects in their rambles. With' T. J.McMxKKlic, Fla"CENTAWORD" : ,
a little care they can. be taught to For one year and a copy of
M..Y. Worthington O. Your
oj, are so I broad that they are hard to 'an come 'up regularly every' ,evening. COLUMN. :1bittter's Gardelilg i ii Fri a fALL
; swer. There are so many places below Farm and'iresitk.. ,
fee frost line where its. perfectly healthy To insure Insertion In this I eolomo. advert FORWhltner'i
t menfs most be accompanied by the money. $2.N.i. ,
bat in many of them insects are rather
R One of the mistakes made Adrertnements mutt not exceed, fifty words.Portage -
troublesome. Orange and Polk are both '
reoetred Gardening In Florida
Stamps payment. a
good oounties for fruit and truck grow by many persons not .professionals in. Count every word..i Including name and address handsomelyprlnted I and bound book of

wg;, there are many locations between the poultry'business lies in an effort to 250 pagei,being;a,comprehensive treatise fan
E ..> their seldom numerous and lakes where where these frost occursTerr stuff.very young chickens' with food Spon form the great roup cure; 150 doses, 'in the vegetable and tropical products of '

remunerative. pursuits. arefairly for the first twenty-four Hours of their tablet ,X cents. Free by, E. W., Florida;'by' Prod: J. N. Whitnw,: A. M. .''
AmMfta,Ormond/Fla. 6-14-10t ,,'
This book I Is 'much sought after for Ha,
lives. When the chicks 'are first
110. RICE. W. P. R: Charleston S. .
Repair your old family Bibles. Hake them practical Infersaatkm. .. ,'
C. In: the piae lands of Florida we do hatched remove them, with their good as new. DaCosta Printing:and Pnb $ .OO bays the, book,tad ear ?

r Bet think rice will ever be grown except mother to a dry coop,feed the;hen Dshlng-Houtt,Jacksonville, Fla.' > paper for: OHO yearf ,

fe imali&opa, for stoek principally, and with a liberal hand whole grains of ,roB 8A1A_300 Villa Franc lemon beet, 'a '
This la giaa4.r.
' ,: iI ia,anffioteet quantities warrant: amachine. 96 cents each. 'F.E.wenaBaro"i Fl*. 6-J'-"" certainly* -- wC 8.ad
th corn but leave the chicks undisturbed in orders at once
Milk for
: polishing Wasted A live newspaper aaaa to canvass
wi! be seeded, however;' and in the under her until the next day; make no the State for two leading paWI a4tew. Ape ;etDACOITA, ,

ha..oek or reclaimed land large attempt to cram them,- .an 'absurd ply to. ,Jacksonville a W. DACOSTA', DaCosta PrtaUagoaae J f JSeireavSW.J'1&
..... .... will I be ''to ctaaaidl >
.. grows practice which' interferes with: the digestion Hart's Tsjdiff bods,$1 per fe&adndby mail,
....1.... of the yelk which his 'been 16 per tad. Bpcsyq rates to lade orders. M r1M0e1N
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111. JAPAN CLOVER. IB of C. Pufsiey,Maaville. I'lL' .6-1"K
: ;yours absorbed and which is all the food ,. .
Hth April had .. article ea Japaaetersr. .WAJrT___ budded orange-.tn &. Bad t ; ': .:
41 mast be two and stooki&est be 2teefeasa&dovsr.
k i required the first hours. years over ; .
;f Kindly tell '''me where I can get twenty-four Address. Box IB,WIldwood, IMPROVED:
:. F 't fteeedaadifr it is 'too late'to sow it Another great mistake is often madein Fta. vT; : HKUBATOftPrrfrct '

-- this year up to fag dteoaa it be sown? feeding young chickens with raw Do you need stationery of any kInd-paper. .EXCCL9IOR :
-H. TURNER, Hill,,Fla. pens and Ink Send to DaCosta Printing and Mpl 'ui4 tJ l'_
corn mixed into a thin dough All =
Write up Publishing House;Jacksonville-. I.. uufa dtita: tneciMtal 1 1I
to H.G. Haetiage laterlaehea.t '
'r ..jsr... UlsnaWa anti seed., We fearJtfcMerbXete food for young chicks should be W.AlrftPrl e 160 two-year'b.4s aad 860 I i iar at# "
H. f. Davis >HoarstHH -.j
e 4ttef* ,
ceofced. MRS. : Gftirrix. leL.ar .1
\ digs ; wk 13'1/. iwinlN,.. e


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