Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00183
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: June 4, 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: UF00055765:00183
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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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FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE AND OBCHAKD Apples In the South{ The KakI-Dlospyros Kaki I . 443 ..
Guava and Lemone-Queries; Dr.Dearer Replies to His Critics) Dwarf Japan Blood Peach i 444 We now have a fine stock of Peach Seedlings

57 CHATHAM ST.; .BOSTON. Fruit From Baker County j The Tree Invites.the Spider i More.Testimony for Soft. Phosphate; and Marianna Plum stocks ready for buddinq,.,. y
Tropical and Semi-Tropical; ; 445 We can furnish buds of any varieties that ha ils

on Price application.Catalogues of weekly sales furnished FARxza AND TBUOOCE-Melon Culture; Clermont and Vicinity Beggar Weed for Hay; Early been brought before the public without "extra

T Strawberries; ; '. 445 cost. Anyone having any new and choice varieties + M

Bush Lima Beans; ., .. 447Llva they wish propagated,will do well to correspond -

0.w.BIRNBTI B8TABLB3HHD. 186*.J. H.BAHNETT STOCK=The"Hone Guard"; .. ." .447POUIJHT with us before contracting elsewhere. Our
.' .' stock Is large and fine. Win receive contract: orders *
'- -Metempsychosis; Indian Games as Layers; t -. .U7ZDiroauL

nARNETT BROS., =Notes; A Week New York; '. : ,. '-.>,4-IS of any size. AU orders must be placed by-
D AGENTS 'Markets for Florida Produce; Questions and Replies; .. . 419 July xst. GRIItPING&BRADLEY;
Pomona Wholesale Nurseries, Macdenny, Fla.J .
GiaDE AND LAwN-A Spring Perennial; Supports for Climbers; Propagating' Choice Strawberry "
: Varieties; Commercial Floriculture; : :'. ,.450 F. HOBSON & CO.

Whole 1e Ooamifliien, fruits and TegetibleI.l Ova RQfeAl. HOKB"Now I Lay Me Down to Steep"; Virginia Apple Blossoms; Hints on J 'No.263 South Front,Street.PHILADELPHIA..

Prompt returns. Btendl onapplleatkm. Towels; A Dairy Wen{ A Southern Way of Cooking Sweet Potatoes; 451 ,
15*South Water Street( icago
TIm FABIIZBS AI.LuNcz-Electlol1ot8enatorl Third Party; We: Want Plain Talk; Working
S, PALMER For Nothing Paying Taxes and Boarding'Himself i .. 45} COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
G Long Lake Alliance Plcnto; Be Useful; . .' .453 Southern Fruits and Vegetables Specialties.
l66 READE ST., NEW YORK. Loyalty Within Treason. Without; Common Sense In Dealing With Railroads; The Political, Reference*-Dr. H. RdgePreeiden farmers
Bank,Dover DeL?D..J.Cummlngs,President ...
SOUTHERN PRODUCE A SPECIALTY.. Atmosphere Washington ; Constitutionality of the Sub-Treaa1U'7 Plan; Population by Bank Smyrna Dell Florida Fertilizer co., Smyrna QalneIt t
Oranges,Lemons, Pineapples, and all other Drainage Basins; False Fin\nciering; '. '.' .454 Yllle,Fla.; Johnson & Stokes Seed Merchannts 214 '*'
Fruits and early track, also, dried fruits Like Dropping Water on a Duck's Back; Corn Culture; .455' Ensue Market,Fla4 St Maj.Palladelphla John Mulllns Cof.,Norfolk J. De Va.V. ;Hacuurd Produce, VV.. *
nuts furs,etc.All SaTed His Plums by Irrigation; Strawberries- After. Strawberries;i New Insects Discovered s 456 National. Bank Philadelphia dU'!* "1
consignments promptly remitted lor A New Industry; A Cheap tee Box; : .. 457: Stencils furnished when requested.. Returns made m> ..,
Stencils and market reports furnished free on day of sale. 0 '
References: Bradstreets, and established
merchants aid: banks of the Booth:. PATENT GRAZINGI c

6 ','000 Very choice Niagara grape roots: ODORLESS BUGKILLER.Kills MUZZLE. ..

rnn;nnn grapes resualelcheap.. -NiagaraBoth 'Our new Spiral Spring Muzzle allows stock: "-.

to graze and prevents browsing. Price SL96
Melon ,BngsJCucumber Bugs, Tomato Bugs and Worms, Potato Bugs, Cabbage
from old bearing vines,well matured Worms, Cut Worms, Rose Bugs and;all other Bugs, destructive to vegetables, each at factory, or|160 post paid, cash with
wood and warranted true to name.I plants and shrubbery. Five-pound boxers,26 cents each Lteebetc. order. MOREMEN A CO.,

can in locate South a Florida.few very desirable homesteads H. G. HASTINGS & CO., Interlachen, Fla., 5-21-tf Switzerland, Fla

0. I. PAGE, Seedsmen and Florists. State Agents.

1.29Auburndale, Polk Ckx, Fla. Day Line--St.Johns River

FILES FOREVER CURED. PROF. N. A. PRATT, '.. Consulting Chemist and Mining Engineer. Except Sunday.

If you'suffer with any form of this-terrible Q. L. PRATT. ,- Assistant Chemist. STB. ELIZA HAJTCOCK ,leaves Jacksonville, Ii

loathsome disease and desire to get cured and foot gain St.;,at 2 p.m.for Wbe-rnJa/1daaBoUa.

promptly, permanently and cheaply, use Geological, Mining Chemical Bureau. Green Cove Spring, Plcolata, Federal Point : :
Orange Mills and Falatka. Leaves: Palatka ..A'
lief. Action;cool and soothing. It is the only STS., ATLANTA, 61. 0 7 a.m., connects ,at, Green Cove Spring for r
remedy in the world and the Melrose and Santa Fe.Arrives at Jack SOB villa }
cures worst
cases Chemical 'in
.Analysis all its Bran h'e8
In existence. Sent 'by mall on receipt of one Technical Advice. Geological, Mining: and 12:30,p.m.,assuring early connections tor'tho.North *

doBar-no free samples. We mean business. Phosphates and Fertilizers a Specialty.FALL and West. E.V.H. POST, Gen.Agt, .i ::1

,Doa't hesitate,but remit at once; and address .. E. W. EBBKTTS, On Board. f ,

plainly TTJBKISH PHABXAOT'. ., Albion, AND WINTER SEASON 1880 rB. AND 189L 100 W.Bay St. t .

M1ek. ., I .T.PAINB. J. OVEBTON FAINX.. To introduce this
Free Floers bright, handsome
THE PAINE FERTILIZER COMPANY 16*page illustrated, ;
monthly,price 60 cents per year, into tb bema
of everyone who loves flowers,who has a gar I
ad_for realar t hg JACKSONVILLE, :FLORIDA. den,or who keeps poultry, we offer a tbree "
When to;Spray months trial subscription and a.paefcet of .'t
omce 60 West Bay Street,Warehouses and Wharves at the mixed flower seeds,over 300 kinds,fir only 10 rI# '
How to $ terminus of the F. C.<& P.B. R., Naum.tamps.
St.Johns River, East Jacksonville. "
and what,Pumps'to tie WESTERN GABDBN, '
Agents Wanted. 4-2-4mo Des Moines. ,Iowa. ..
.THE GOULDS IF'G.CO. Manufacturers of' Commercial Fertilizers.

_: '. Seneca,Falls. ,_N. Y.. CANE MILLS 4
t Wholesale,dealers In and importers of all kinds of Agricultural Chemicals. ,

Send'us your name and we will mall you from time to time,touch general. Information, .
More kinds and sizes of Mills and j
'i/ regarding successful orange and vecetAbleculture in Florida. -' c "' ,
--.O "' for
ij7" Sorghum and Sugar Cane,are made by Tbei
: Blymyer Iron Work.Co.,of Clndnnatl.O.
), "_... than by any other works In the world. They are
the tote maker: of the Vector.Great Wettern and
The Finest Recemmendation to be Obtained in the State.-Florida"
Experiment -Jaa.p. Nile Jfillt
o Genuine Coot Evaporator, and tfea
) The DePass, Director., .
,, JEWETT &'D WIGHT CO. Automatic Coot: Evaporator, Send for Catalogue.
I .*. LAKE: CITY, FLA. Oct.7A l88O. Prices, ,and The Sorghum Hand Book. _
' MANUFACTURERS.; MESSRS. E.T. PAINE: A SON. DearSinI have used your"Orange Tree Food"'oa my rr
t 1.s.'PPINIiI' $D PER .RATI"TA.: & grove for two years and my trees are growing very finely. It Is an excellent ftrtUiur and I ...
.. P "oJRIHT| ). CItCCIHN, :?t' .can recommend it most highly. Yours truly,, JAS..P.DxPAM.TAKPA. Y

FLA..Oct. 2)),189 TKc
)[B88U.E.T.FAINX&SON. Gentlemen am so far satisfied with the malts obtained T4te l .
f'fARS'F ", PROFIT IN THE SMTH. by the use of your "Orange .Food" Fertilizer, of which I used over 60 tons the past season. w U .ts stos.au.wy a.ea ,
ifr fruit. is very firm and heavy. Five years continuous use of this brand shows that it pro ..U1 ffttf lee twt p.r ba.r. W.l li
',, ILLUSTRATED duces a thin tough'Sklnned fruit,which carries to market under conditions In pt. cc i a. BVkM thU *Moa Ikreenrrwl
LIST FBEK.' average excellent as sad mmehttw,tMl. $H...
shape. Not one bad order" report did I receive the past reason. The wood growth ap.Mk Sprayer fcc VlMrvd aM JUNrt.a
.Jea."ca. Nursery' V., .TIt....... obtained by. the use of your fertiliser Is not as great. by rome other,bet is HXALTHT and At as lw d Hor tp.r f Ji i>f tu.t>"p,j. tAM. r
4 f Lnrag FORCE P M P co.1 t Y
Tine, 6es>+rfsu: .truly, J. M. WATEOUS..

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.- Sure death to the Red Spider, Rust Mite and Scale

Insect. Has no Caustic Soda, Saltpeter, Potash or"

r other caustic substance in its composition, and will

not injure trees, plants or fruit.




# ,:: )4n Great Variety, at Manufacturer's' Prices.

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r Is the most effective compound yet discovered for destroying the insects infesting the orange tree, and
is a,sovereign remedy for the various forms. of fungi on trees and plants. Being free from all substances '

of'i caustic corrosive or poisonous nature, it can be handled with perfect safety to the person, and appliedto

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

o This insecticide has been used by some of the the largest orange growers in the State during the

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


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


g. ', In barrels and half ,barrels. If there is no agent in your vicinity, write for price delivered. '

.i; Manufactured bjr McMA.STER & ,MILLER,

.. San Mateo and C'itra, Fla.

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--The pI'1o'r f.d. :lDliiz: & 1; 0:11: Lix.e---: :

-___ With the Magnificent Connections.

: : !::;: The Great Fast ]x'pr e ss Freight System of the South.

j' iL The attention of shippers i*directed to the ,Plant B. S. Line between ,Havana,Key West and Tampa,and South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford,8.,F.A W.Ry_betweea -
Jacksonville,Gainesville,Balnbridge, River Junction and Savannah,Savannah and Charleston,and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah,Philadelphia,Boston and New .
,fastest and most prompt lines between aU points Florida and all ,
York,and Merchants and Miners Transportation Company between Savannah and Baltimore The beat equipped ;
points North and Northwest. ..;Reoelvers_ and Shippers will profit by the following unparalleled! connections:
I service for all points West via Albany,Jesup, Bainbridge and'SaT&nB&h. Double dally fast freight service rrom-all points North and West via Albany BainbrideerJesnp ;
dally, and Savannah to all pMnta in Florida;fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jack
all rail connection- via the Atlantic Coast Line to all- Eastern,Interior sonville,Callahan and Live Oak. .
fast freight
Daily and Four ships a week by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company,sailing from
York Boston Philadelphia
*ad Coast point, Including .New : New York(New Pier 85,North River,)direct for Savannah Monday,Wednesday,Friday.and J
Four connections a week for-New York via Oceax:Bteamshlp Company. ,leaving Savannah Saturday.The, Boston. and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers will leave Boston May 14. "
Mondays. Wednesdays tonl a week,Fridays for Baltimore and Saturdays.,'via Merchants' and ){!nen'Transportation. Com- 21 and 28 for Savannah direct, making connection. on the dock at Savannah with;fast,
trains for all points in Florida.
poay j ,leaving for Savannah Boston every via Boston Wednesday and Savannah and Saturday.Steamship Company,leaving Savannah- From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship- Co., leaving Philadelphia May 10, 20 and 80,
York Savannah.
New to
every five days from regular sailing day via .
r May 7,.14.21 and 28. Co., and
From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation every Tuesday
Connections for Philadelphia,every ten days- via Ocean Steamship Companleav1ng. Friday, making close connection with s.,F.&W.Ry.for all points in Florida. -!
Savannah May 6,11 and 2L -
BaiHag days for Steamships are subject to'change: without notice.
_.. .' : For full.. ,stencils ana apply 10ay -
Florida rates snipping receipts
East and'west to particulars
The Florida Dispatch Line 1*the quickest and best freight route D'ODau points North;
e WM.P.HARDEE,Gen Freight Agent,Savannah,Ga..
I sets of the above lines,o-rto Savannah Ga. W.M.DAVIDSON,\O n'l Traffic Agent, Jacksonville,Fla.. .i ji'I
,. 0.D.OWENS,Traffic Manager,Savannah,Ga. F.B.P PAPY Asat.Tramc Manager.
J.A.8PCIT1'SWOOD,TraT:Alt.,aalnesville;:Fla...* J.P.JoBDAIc Tray.Agent,Qulncy.' J.E.DBJLTTOW.Trav.Agent, Jacksonville. J.H.STXFBXNB,Agent,Jacksonville.r.. 'j|


I haft a tin remedy far the&boM.....;J*its "
41 West Forsyth Street, of CMM of the wont kind ud of loocfa
Made Expressly for.the FRUIT" ,AND TRUCK GROWERS OF FLORIDA. 'HM stawdifi thcJUaDd haft beea cured. IDdeM 10 1trODC"-fait
d' -Manufactured by the- Jacksonville, Florida, 1M s fieaer.aYALUABLETKBJLTISE.that I win ND4'J'W'O BOrnJEa; n .w1*
: i on this diswe! to acv sfl

I:'B.. B rllMg FeHOiswr: Cempray: Pawtacket, B. I. State.We guarantee Northern to work do the and finest Northern work prices.In the itew." ; .J!.bo1ri1J..sm.. l 81oewDl, M.U C ir.,Kzprm 181 Pearl aA4 P.St O.,address N. Y., fI

Be tberaOfiee W H. }MACOMBEB l ;G Reral Sales Agent, Boetw_ ck.BalWBl'. prompt attention and be returned on short II JWashingtonBDo] ar.! [TnADES .
and merdiftB4ite
trades la ads property
c notice. Country orders solicited. Write for sells and :
:=- Oar Fertillaori have glTenUnlvenal Battefection the pact Mason. Send lur,Catalogue laundry list. 4- -3m in Iowa,Missouri Arkansas, Nebraska, l leeis, ?;:
...of the Kansas,Texas,Florida.
>tv4ag yiinat,and tetUaaoaial*froaa lest growers.
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Cro'e ,and Ozrcll azrd. and the tree is as healthy and vigorousas it. The fruit, both in shape and color, I or is used for conserves. The tree
any I have ever seen in the Northor resembles Rhode Island Greening.This : bears fruit abundantly in the neighborhood -
West. The fruit, however, is of then, is the,second variety that of London, but is somewhat
Apples in the South. an inferior quality and the tree has beyond all reasonable doubt is well tender in the climate of Britain, and
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower been, top grafted to other varieties, 'I adapted to our soil and climate. I its fruit more austere than in more
Of all fruits the apple is the? stand- and from all appearances will, in a I i Other varieties, among which we I I southern regions. This fruit has been
ard. At least so it seems to me now short time, demonstrate something in .! name only a few, such as Red Astra- I supposed by some to be ,the Lotus of
that I am far away from my native favor of apple growing. chan, Horse, Yellow Transparent, the Lotophagi.The .
State and can only in memory,see the The young trees of one year's growthin I Shockley, Early Harvest, Red June Virginia date plum or persimmon
beautiful apple blossoms of earlyspringand the nursery rows cannot excelled i etc., grow extremely well and we be- I (D. Virginiana) is a tree from
taste the,juicy, aromatic fruits later anywhere in the North and I have never I. lieve in the course of a few more years thirty to sixty feet high with ovate-
in the fall. When I look back over seen any to equal them; a two-year many of them will bear good crops of,I oblong leaves and pale yellow flowers,
bygone days and remember the barrels Southern grown apple tree .usually fruit. a native of the Southern States of
upon barrels of luscious apples of all ,' equals a three or four-year old tree So taking all things into consideration North America, where one tree,often
colors, shapes, sizes and flavors; when grown in the North, and trees as near the prospect for apple-growing yields several bushels of fruit. The
I think of the old rider mill and the perfect as it is possible to make them in the South is not so bad after all. fruit is about the size of a bullace, .
richly colored juice as it flowed pure can be grown right here in South Only a few years ago it was thought reddish, with six to eight oval seeds.It .
and fresh from the press; when I' call Georgia. The question, then, is not peaches could not be grown here and is not palatable till mellowed by
to mind the huge kettles of steaming ,will the trees do well, but will they still more recently grapes, except the j frost and is sweet and astringent. A 'It
apple butter by which our mothers fruit and will the quality of the fruit, muscadine varieties, were considered : kind: of beer or cider and an ardent
used to stand, stirring stirring inces- should they bear, be equal, or'anythingnear worthless, but now hundreds of acres spirit are made from it. The MabolaD.
santly'until it was ready to pack away it, to Northern grown apples? are being planted to grapes, and the ( Mabola) is cultivated as a fruit f
in large stone jars for winter; when I Time alone can fully answer this ques- only thing that will 'prevent the vine- tree in the Isle of France. Its fruitis
remember the visits to the apple bins tion, but we have already gone far yardists of Florida from competing about the size of a quince and hasa
in the warm cellar while the snow was enough to be almost certain that that successfully with those of other partsof very agreeable flavor. The Kaki
falling, thick and fast without; and answer will be favorable.Not the country is transportation discriminations (D. Kaki), called the Keg-fig, is a ..
,best of all, the good.cheer of the long far from this place is an old that from some cause have Japanese tree, sometimes kept in green-
winter evenings spent with father, apple tree which for several years has been continually made against us; houses in France and England. The
mother, brothers and sisters, and per- borne fine large red apples of fine and while we cannot hope to ever sweetmeat called figuescaques is made
haps some friendly neighbor; when quality and flavor. The tree is a vig-, compete with the North on apples we from this fruit in France. The fruit
the basket of apples and pitcher of orous and healthy grower and very can hope to grow our own supply, and, resembles a plum and is occasionally
cider always put in an appearance at productive. A few years ago Mr. H. as the old saying goes, a''pen y savedis brought from China as a dried sweet.
'the proper time; I almost long, if it W. Reed had specimens of this fruit on a penny earned." meat. The fruit of some other species .
were only possible for time to turn exhibition at the meeting of the Geor- S. L. BISHOI of Diospyros is also edible, as that of
backward in its continuous flight and gia Horticultural Society in Thomas- Waycross, Oa May 25, 1891. D. decandra, a large yellow berry
carry me with it back to those happy ville, and all who tasted the fruit pronounced which, notwithstanding a disagreeablesmell
boyhood days; but, as Samantha Allen it first class. This apple The Kaki--Diospyros Kaki. is sold in the market of Cochin
says, this ,is "episodin." may be some of the well known North. [Read befoie Horticultural Society.] China.
: Can we ever raise apples in the ern varieties, but not being able to A more comely fruit tree it were The introduction and successful
South? When we look over the almost identify it as such H. W. Reed & Co. difficult to find than the justly cele- propagation of the Kaki in the United .
endless list of citrus and decid- gave it the name of Waycross Red, brated Kaki or Japan persimmon. It States is briefly mentioned in Com-
uous fruits that have already been and as such have been propagating it. adapts itself to the soil and climate of missioner Agriculture Loring's 1884! .
: grown successfully to a greater or It is my purpose during the summerto Florida as kindly as if it had been in report to-wit: *
: lesser extent, we might almost be readyto investigate the matter fully, and digenous. Increased interest in its Among the most notable introduc- ,
conclude that we had no occasionfor also all other native or bearing trees possession grows in the public mind, tions and additions to our standard
;: apples. Anything else among the that I can hear of in this county. I and no one who propagates fruits for orchard fruits, the Japan persimmonmay
whole list of cultivated fruits would am perfectly confident that the Way- home use or market can have a com- be mentioned. Satisfied as to
scarcely be missed, but the apple is cross Red will do well in most all plete assortment without this desirable the superior value of this fruit wher-
,indispensable, 'as is proven by the parts of Georgia and Florida and that exotic. ever it can be planted in a suitable
thousands of bushels that are annu- orchardists would be perfectly safe in Chamber Encyclopedia describes the climate, importations have been made 1
ally bought at fancy prices from the planting it. Two other varieties date plum ((Dis yrs) as a genus of from time to time tor several years
North. Can we raise them at home? which have been named Waycross plants of the natural order Ebcnaca, past from its native country. The
,Non-progressionists say "no;" doubters White and Waycross Sweet are equally consisting of deciduous trees, whose earliest of these importations, made
"barely possible but not probable as good growers as the WaycrossRed fruit is a globose berry, natives of warm some fifteen years ago, were dissemi-
," ,but hope says "yes." Let us but until further investigation I or temperate climates. The black nated over a wide range of territory,
see what ground hope has for her an- cannot say so much about them. heart-wood of some species is ebony, in order to fully test the hardiness and '
s swer. Another variety originating in Baker and the hard-wood of others is knownas fruiting'capacity of the plants in the .
H. W. Reed & Co. have on their county, Florida, and which is being iron-wood. Some are valued for different climates and localities. After <
place.some'thing over twenty different introduced by Mr. G. L. Taber, is their fruit. The common date plumor this had been virtually determined the
varieties, some of which now have very promising. The name under Pishamin, also called the European more recent and more valuable importations i
'!; young fruits that are looking splendidly which it is now known is Jennings' Lotus and the date of Trebisond (D. have been distributed only in '
fine and thrifty; and, so far as Florida. The specimens which were Lotus) is a tree from twenty to forty localities where the plants can survive '3
the trees are concerned no trees in given me last summer while visiting feet: in height, with oblong, shining in all seasons, and where the fruit can 11
j" ; any country could_ look healthier or Sir. Taber's place were not very perfect leaves and small reddish-white flowers; be produced in perfection. This fruit '
. more promising, except those on pear I ones, but they were much better a native of the coasts of the Caspiansea is now being extensively propagatedand
roots; they are an entire failure and than many that are now sold at fancy Mauritania, etc., but cultivatedand planted with a view to profitable }..
.... i- are only left to 'convince those who prices on the 'market. Last year all naturalized in the south of Eu- culture, and it is quite probable that
'. see them that apple trees must be fruit was more or less inferior owingto rope. Its fruit is of the size of a in a few years it will be familiar in our J.
. : grown on apple roots. Quite a large the injury caused by the severe cherry, and in favorable climates larger, markets."
, seedling tree on the same farm has March cold, but even then the tree yellow, sweet and astringent. It is Mr. H. E. VanDeman, in making :
borne an annual crop for several years had a good many very fair apples on. eaten when over-ripe 'like the medlar his 1887 report as Pomologist, writes:0 : ..y
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far as I have learned, the first native persimmon and thus get kinds: and they are smaller by a year's growtr mulch. There are a few other points
trees of Diospyros Kakl grown in that will be hardy and bear large fruit. and were set eighteen months later made by Mr. Mott I would like to

North America, were from seeds obtained ROBT. A. MILLS. These bore a few fruits last year, and answer, but it would make this articletoo

and sent by Commodore ,Perry, Cbuluota Fla. in February last a few apples set and lengthy. .
; of the United States Navy, to Lieu Concluded[ next week.] are now of the size of:a common hick (2)). I would like to ask Mr. Risin-

tenant Maury, in 1856, and plantedat ory nut. But about the 20th of Apri ger which one of the things I have
the naval observatory at Washington. Guavas and LemonsQueries.Editor they began blooming afresh and wil been doing to my grove will kill it?

The,first fruit was: produced on Farmer and Fruit-Grower: average fifty fruits to the tree, I be Is it the muck mixture of lime, fish,.
I have just come in from a small Mr. Editor ashes ? If ? Is it the
these trees in 1860. None of these lieve. Another question, : etc. so, why
far known were distributed Yellow Cattley guava grove. I have Can you, or any one else, inform me( spraying with whale oil mixture? If
seedlings so as i
or any of their progeny, and been clipping the apples off by hundreds of the results: of past experience ir so, will he please give me a better one.
the old dead. to prevent the bushes from these varieties of the lemon? Or is it the leaf mold or the scrubbingof
trees are now
committing suicide. Such things to the bodies of the trees with the
"The next introduction of this set and hold fruit I never saw.One SWEET CANE.I whale oil mixture? I want to
species was by a lot of seeds importedfrom bush which had at one time, from have been feeding it to my horses; again soap, for I believe the red spider
Japan by Mr. William Saunders, bloom to mature fruits, 1,423 on it, I for seven months almost continuouslyand is making his appearance in this dry
of the United States Department of have cut back two-thirds of the top to I never had my stock to do so i weather. I have put on, since writingthe

Agriculture in 1862. They were try to save it. I have never regretted well through to the spring season; andI other piece, one ton to the acre
planted on the grounds of the Depart- anything more, as this fruit is so re am concluding, of late, that it is a of Paine's Complete Fertilizer and
ment and germinated freely and a part markable. I have been thinking thatif sure preventive of sand deposits in the pounds lime, all lime underneaththe
of the seedlings was sent out for trial. this was the variety or quality that intestines of, horses, which we so much trees. 'gas I don't believe in the let-
Some of the original trees grew to "old Grandma Eve" was told to let dread in Florida. There is 'no doubt alone system the trees had been let
bearing size, and in at least one case alone, that it is somewhat remarkableshe but the pulp serves the best purposeon alone for four; before I boughtthe
produced a bushel of fruit on a singletree did not sample it before the devil earth as distention to the bowels, and came near going the
; but all of these older trees on got there. These came from small and I have no doubt but it will forma way-Risinger's grove mule did. The neigh.

the grounds of the Department ,are bushes that now have several ages of good scrub to remove all sand and bors now they never saw the grove
now dead. Owing to the crude state fruit on them. This variety will, I adhesive elements attaching to the look so well this time of the year. <
in it almost inner surface of the bowels. Whatof
of pomology Japan, was have no doubt, come nearer yieldingits DR. J. W. DEAVER.
impossible to get grafted trees until fruit every month-yea, every this, Mr Editor?. Verona,Fla.Dwarf .
about the year 1870, when the Department week-in the 'year than any other va- S. W. CARSON. .Blood. 'Peach.

of_ Agriculture imported 'a riety of fruit in the State. As to The removal of a part of the fruit Editor Fanner and Japan Frnlt Grower:
lot of grafted trees of named varieties. heaviness of fruiting I will particularize from trees so heavily overloaded as I mail you to day sample peachesof
These were distributed all over the a little for the benefit of those who these is"'correct practice. Remove the Dwarf Japan Blood. I have
United States, but principally in Cali- have this fruit. different from different
may never seen percentages sent out a good many trees of that
fornia and the Gulf States. The nomenclature This morning I counted eight trees-from 25 to 50 per cent.andnote variety all over Florida for the last

of these varieties was very guavas on several sprigs on which I the result. With your lemons three years, and it is time that we
0 imperfect, many trees being :without laid my forefinger and found the two pursue the contrary course. Removea should hear of its success or failure in
name, some with dual names, and different the same-length-just four inches long. very narrow ring of bark half way your State through your columns.

varieties with the same name, On these sprigs I counted the leaves round the trunk, as is done for the You will notice, Mr. Editor, that this -

as subsequent experience has proven. and found the apples outnumberedthem. unfruitful Navel and.the scuppernong. is an entirely different race of early
"At the present time (1887)( ) great Eight apples and six leaveswas Watch our columns for full directionsas peach from either the Alexander or

difficulty is experienced in identifying the order. These sprigs are very to this,process.-ED. the; Pecnto strain This season they
f the varieties of this fruit, but in response numerous, three forking off from the + .. are ahead of the Alexander.

to my requests a large numberof I same joint. Now just expand the Dr. Deaver Replies To His Critics.! Some two years ago I mailed sam-

specimens were this year sent here i three middle fingers, and imagine Fdltor Farmer and Frult-Orowerr : p'es[ of that peach to the editor of the
for study and comparison., These : yourself laying them on,a bough of Please allow me to make a short American Garden, from which I clip

were from Georgia, :Florida, Alabama, three prongs no longer than your: fin- reply to Messrs. Mott and Risinger. the annexed item. Now, Mr. Editor,
Louisiana, Texas and California., The gers, and on counting leaves and apples I[ certainly thankful (or their repliesto we would like to have your opinion of
names attached to the ,same varietieswere you find eighteen ]leaves and me, as to me it is'a serious question that peach. J. )L. NORMAND.
only in a few cases the same. twenty-four apples, and then you have what I shall do to secure a future Marksviile, La.. May 24,189u
Generally no names were, given or the thing in good shape; and you will. Among the new Asiatic fruits that are find-

those evidently wrong, and scarcely a if yours bear as mine do, be surprisedto crop.i( ). In answer to Mr. Mott will say ng their ua way more to than this country the little few peach have represented Interested -

' person sending them laid claim to see how frequently it comes upon I that where I had cowpeas there I have; on this pate.! Most of the early peaches
their correctness. Great pains .were bushes not three years old. : most oranges to-day, and there the brought to market have been deficient in
taken in studying and comparing these Well, Mr. Editor, I am away off rees look. healthiest. Such is also the color perfume and flavor, but tIe samples of
specimens with each other and with here among the sand hills in southern case with neighboring groves. I re'er this sent us had them all in a marked degree
[fl. c ntlnues to do as well as elpeelJJe'n.!
the best original drawings and paintings Polk, and so feeble in health that Ican't Mr. Mott to the Bacon grove: near fruit
will enable extreme Hont hern
; of the named varieties of theKaki get out to see our scientific fruit. Mr. Mathews in charge. promise
.i ---g- J acksonvllle[ growers;[ to supply the market with a superior
made in Japan by native artists.. This men and their groves; and as no one Mr. Mathews allows his peas to ripen peach as early as the first of June, and must
work is to be vigorously prosecutedthe has told us what to do with such enor- and does not plow under .until the undoubtedly prove a source of profit. J.L.
coming year ((1888)), and I trust mous fruiting of this bush, I have gone vines are dead; and where the groveis Normand of Marksvllle, La,who sent them,

that all persons who have bearing trees along on my own judgment, clipped so treated he has the best results lays: "This variety It Is an we Improvement have fruited on the Alexander last-
Iwo seasons.
will send specimens here and thus as- off half of all the apples on
fully every both in fruit and in healthiness of tree. ripening with it or a little earlier;
sist in carrying it forward. bough so overloaded. Have I done There are places in my grove where equally as large; ripens evenly all over,with
"As the result of these investigations right? I ask you, as I see you answer no peas were grown and yet there is no hard places.! It comes into bearing much
three varieties, Hacheya, Tane- especial inquiries, and as I have askedin no fruit, so I certainly feel, that Mr. looner ttan any of the eany Persian Mtraln
Nashi and Yemon have been quite ,the last year several broadcast ques- Mott has missed his guess.Now if and peache-4.bear when The very trees young.are dwarf Trees*very eighteen prolific

clearly identified."A tions and had no answers to them. I will give what is to me one aches high,budded last summer,bore a few
great of the trees sent out However, if any one else condescends, good reason why it will not do to turn >eaches The color of the fruit is pale ye)-
by this Department (which included I shall at least imagine myself in an under green peas. If the pea is the ow outside and to the stone,which Is. small
appreciative mood if I can do no better. the and light colored. The flesh is marbled with
of the first seedlings grown by'Ir. clover of the South it will sour
many red, which shows on the surface in splashesof
Saunders) died from being plantedin LEMONS.I ground to turn it under green, as we brilliant color. In this pretty peach we
too cold a climate and some that have three varieties on my sand do not have the freezes here to sweetenup have another handsome little fruit to Increase
were planted where they ought' to have hill: Messina, Villa Franca and the the soil as we do in the North. A the elegance of our tables,th alb of unknowngeographical

done well were very much neglectedand Belair Premium. The first two are green; crop of clover turned under in ; adaptation
having done poorly created little healthy and very large, and growing the spring in the North will so effect- The samples had deteriorated. before '
interest. But some of them under like weeds-old enough to have a ually sour the ground that even corn hey were received, but had evidently
more favorable circumstances of both paying crop of fruit on them; but nota cannot be raised that year with profit; been of a sprightly flavor for so early
climate and culture, produced excellent bloom can I find on 100 trees. They but if turned' under in the winter the i peach. They were free from the f
results and the nurserymen of the have,without fertilizers comparatively, winter freezes will counteract the acid itterness of the Peento. If this peach '
country began to import and sell trees. put 'on about two feet of growth all in the clover and an extra crop can has any better chance of exemption

New seedling varieties are now being over the tops this spring, and, accord- reasonably be expected. However From late spring frosts than the Peento, f '
originated in the Southern States and ing to age and order, should have borne have thought the better plan would be we could recommend every fruit growern
some are of excellent quality. It is last year. Just by the side of these to pull or mow the peas just as they Florida to test it. Mr. Normand
hoped to cross this species with our stand sixty of the Belair Premium, commenced to bloom and use as a. does not state as to this point. ., "
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Fruit From Baker County. turned homeand in telling it remarked, ing of this rock, pulverized. Where whose leaves can be frozen without
Editor: Farmer and Fruitgrower. "the old brute knew I had been sick, this wa, applied the berries have been injury thereto is not tropical. Not
We send to you by mail to-night aspecimen or she would not have hugged me." the largest,' best and most solid the. long ago the San Diego Union reportedMr.
of the dwarf Japan blood So with the spider or any of that tribe whole season, and the plants are in I Morrison of that city as saying
peach. This is one of twenty-three of insects; they just watch around for a the best condition now. his pineapples endured without injurya
borne by a one-year-old bud that was sick tree and hug it. That is all thereis A day or so before the freeze in temperature of 28 degrees. But I
put into a stock one inch in diametertwo of it.Yes March we picked twenty ((20)) crates i venture to say that there was probablya
feet above the ground. One half when we put three or four from our three acres of plants. difference of several degrees betweenthe
of the fruit on this tree is in marketable times as many trees on land as it can We have been making a splendid location of the thermometer and
condition now. Please measure "hold upright in place," so that its fertilizer for sugar cane by compostingmuck the pineapples. It is a well known
and sample- his peach and give the stomach is not large enough to hold chicken manure'and phosphate fact that where cold is the result of
readers of the FARMER AND FRUIT its drink and food supply, trouble together.In radiation the temperature of pointsnear
GROWER the result of your test. the would-be orange grower is the all of our experiments with phos- each other are not uniform. I
GRIFFING & BRADLEY. outcome. phate as a fertilizer without acidulation have seen Irish potatoes planted in
Macclennj,Fla., May 20. I regret that my education in physical ,ut has proved highly satisfactoryand drills where one or more plants were

We mail today to a specimenof botany is so limited. I would like economical, and we feel that in killed by frost others near them were
the apricot which we you would like to to write this thing up for your readers, it we have a basis for a home fertilizer untouched. The reason of this is not
have examine and tell us throughthe but the subject is too important; that, equal to the best manufactured article in the hardiness of the plants that survived -
columns you of the FARMER AND while I see it, yet I could not do it and costing but about one-fourth .as : but in the thermal condition of
FRUIT GROWER what variety justice. JAMES MOTT. much.It the soil in which they grew. At some
think it is. It was on a, you tree ..- is true that phosphate alone is nota points the soil absorbs more heat thanat
situated on a neighboring grown farm and More Testimony for Soft Phosphate. complete fertilizer, but with pond other points; and further, 'at some
Editor Farmer and Frult-Grower: muck, cottonseed meal and some form points the soil parts with its.heat more-
had no culture this or last. The
year For the have been of it is what the Florida than others
tree was planted in 1888 and was last past year we ex- potash, just rapidly hence the differ-
summer browsed by cattle as high perimenting with soft phosphate as a farmer has been looking for-that is, ence, one plant is frozen and the
as'they could reach. We think it up a fertilizer, and perhaps a few of the a good, complete, cheap fertilizer and other is not. If points but a few
variety "taking all things results of our experiments may be of one that will build up the land. inches apart differ so much in temperature
very hardy interest the readers of ,H.. G. FLETCHER. what shall
into consideration and worthy of to your paper. we say of the possi-
Our phosphate is in three different Paradise,Fla. bilities of points yards or rods remote
propagation. .
forms-first, dark blue or black peb- 1 -- from each other. Just here lies the
Macclenny Fla, May 22. bles imbedded i in clay or sand; second, Tropical and Semi-Tropical. mystery of frost doings. It is simplya
Unfortunately, both samples arrived soft white pebbles imbedded in.clay, Different species of the same genusare different temperature at different
during our absence in New which containa large amount of decomposed often quite diverse in their cli- points. Several years ago it was an
York, but our better-half more phosphate rock; third, a matic requirements, while others 'are nounced that a variety of the pineap-
competent judge really-pronounces whitish rock which contains mote or nearly alike in their'thermal demands.Of ple had been brought from South
the peach to have been 'of medium less carbonate of lime. diversity Vitis is am example. Someof America, high up among the Andes,
size (large for a dwarf) and of an ex- In speaking of these different varie- its species are semi tropical and that would withstand a considerable
cellent quality blending admirably ties of phosphate I will .call them by others entirely hardy. degree of cold, but the freeze of 1886
the juice and .vivacity of an early the numbers which have given them V. vu pina is tender, extending onlyto showed that this high-bred strangerwas
peach, with the richness of a mid-sea. for convenience. Virginia and Tennessee, while V. no more hardy than its fellows
son or autumn fruit. TIe ,apricot, No. i is the highest grade but prob. lubrusca is found from the shores of l of more modest pretensions.From .
howeverdid not receive so high praise.It ably less available than the other two Hudson's Bay to the Gulf of Mexico.Of an experience of sixteen years I
was rather small, of a light yellow unless treated with sulphuric acid. It uniformity Anona is an' example ; think all pineapples are strictly tropical
coler and an uncultivated though would do well probably for shippingto all its species are tropical. Many and so is the guava (Psidium Gu 1
racy flavor. But it is certainly worth foreign markets. writers use the terms tropical and ova.) This is the guava proper. But
cultivation, for we should expect 'it to No. 2will make a better analysis semi-tropical interchangeably. And some of the pstiliums are not tropical.P. .
develop into.a valuable variety. Any than No. i, and with it most of our writers of considerable repute often ( Catfleyonum), variously called the
apricot that will fruit at all in Florida experiments have been made.It get them badly mixed. Charles Dud- cattley guava, purple guava and straw.
should be thoroughly taken care of and is prepared for use by simply ley Warner in Harpers for November berry guava, and (P. Lucidum), here
improved.-ED. digging, drying and grinding.Last classes the date, pineapple and banana called the yellow cattley and 'formerly
t-.H year we applied the No. 2 to : together. An editorial note in the Chinese guava,tare both semi-
The Tree Invites the Spider.-- various fruit' trees without grinding; the Press of some months ago, speak- tropical. The purple has already
Editor Fanner wd FnilWJrower: this was done in the early fall. The ing of the fruiting specimen of W. P. been introduced into California and '
I was very much) disappointed in trees have had no other fertilizer except Russell, calls the date a "tropical' fruited as far north as Berkley and
not meeting you at our meeting in In- a little sulphate of potash and fruit,." Mr:Warner, in "Our Italy," Sacramento. Th'e yellow is claimedby ti.
terlachen last week. It was'a gather. i nitrate of soda, which was put on this further names the guava and peach as many to be even more hardy than
ing of very intelligent men and'womentoo. I spring. fruits of the semi.tropic and temperatezones. the purple. Its fruit is larger and I .:
I was too unwell; very unfor- The, trees went through the winter Under another managementyears think it is better. There is no reason '
tunately, to take much hand in or nicely, the new_ growth being ,well ago the Press and Horticulturist why both these psidiums should not be
enjoy the meeting.I hardened before cold weather came published a list of what was desig grown in great abundance in Califor "
gathered some points about the on. This spring they are making a nated as "New Semi-Tropical Fruits." nia.-REv. J. H. WHITE in Riverside a
orange. tree though; and while I had better growth than ever before, not- but every one of them was strictly Press. 1
seen these difficulties as they were withstanding the dry weather.We tropical-not a "semi" in the list. sat ,
coming, yet when they all come and used home-made or rather home- The date is not tropical. "The date British statesmen are alarmed at that '1I
get together, as they were discussed mixed fertilizer on three acres of strawberries flourishes throughout the entire region I provision in the American reciprocity '
there, one realizes it the more. Yes, the past season with the most lying between the Atlantic ocean and treaty with Brazil which admits our
I had seen a good many orange trees satisfactory results. the valley of the Indus between 12 cotton manufactures at a rate of duty
with foot-rot, 'some with, blight, die We applied our No. 2 phosphate, and 37 north latitude.-Simmon's 25 per cent. less than imposed on similar ,
' back-and isn't the red spider just ground, to the patch at the rate ot' Tropical Agriculture. "Northern articles made elsewhere. The trade .
' "raising Ned?" I: never see theirwork about one ton to the acre, _excepting limit of the date is about 35 north affected by the treaty amounts to up- ,
though that I don't remember my about half an acre, on which we used latitude.-Baron Von Mueller. wards of $25,000,000, over $10,000- i
" old neighbor in my boy days, John only a high grade of patent fertilizer. Along the South Atlantic and Gulf 000 being in cotton goods, which w.ill. ..... p 1
t Lakin, 'a very strong, athletic man, In connection with the phosphatewe coasts in the United States it is found hereafter be manufactured in the i-... ,..6' _:I
who was brought down with typhus also used some cottonseed meal From Georgia to the Rio Grande. It United States. ',
fever. He was up about a little, andas and ashes. is more hardy than the orange, andat FOR ,SKIN* DISEASESUse 4 r'.;;:;
he_ was a hunter, and in those early The patch having the phosphate, this distance I can see no reason '
days of that country the, woods were cottonseed meal and ashes has been why it cannot be successfully culti- Horsfqx ,s,Acid'" Phosphate. #
full of game, he took his muzzle-loadet far better than the 'part having the vatedover large area in Southern ,DR. F. LE SIEUR WEIR, Philadelphia ,
. v and strayed out into the woods., He high grade fertilizer and did not cost I California. Pa., says: "In certain cases of
.. was far from the house when he came : half as much. The plants have looked Neither is the guava semi-tropical. skin diseases where the stomach is in a
upon an old bear. Forgetting his weak thriftier, the berries have been.firmer Freezing kills it. Just to the extent condition unfavorable to the diseases not
condition, he started in to get her, and more abundant. that it is frozen, just to that extent it is '
have it to correct
and got mixed up with her so she got In order to see what our No. 3 killed. So with other tropical fruits. infrequently found f
.' hold of him,. and gave him a very unfriendly phosphate would do we gave about a Just here is the dividing line between that condition when nothing else.. yielded Z.
hug. He got away, and re- half acre of our patch an extra dress-. tropical and semi-tropical. Any plant ,the desired result? -" .- .


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f : gRRMER] RSA] T' tI eI\El\\ inches. If not rich enough for a good with a chain of hills whose images are quite small, liable to drop off in har- ;',;
', crop of corn it should have been madeso reflected from the mirror-like surfaceof vesting or to escape mastication, the :
", Melon- Culture. at the preparation, and the manural that beautiful lake. These hills albuminoids in them are lost to the .!, ;.
agent worked well through the soil. are dotted with the residences cf the animal.
: The first thing is the soil upon If a stiff clay soil, you should rake out thrifty inhabitants, who are, at this Beggar weed will make two crops .:i.
which i you are to plant A soil at each check a hill six or eight inches season .of the year, harvesting their of hay. The second crop is said to ;'. j jbe .
slightly sandy, if reasonably rich, or deep and three feet in diameter, filling vegetable crops. As far as the eye less stemmy than the first, and is
made reasonably rich, is, considered I with some kind of loose soil containing can reach, the whole face of the earthis regarded by some as the very best of
best* Any good and well drained I .a large proportion of decomposed covered with tomato fields now in hay, when properly cured.-Fla. Ex. .j
soil may be made to give entire satis vegetable matter. If the land is good, I full fruition. Sta. Bulletin.. :o..
faction, but the heavy clay soil calls it makes no particular difference as to The number of acres in that luscious > i ..,
for a slight difference m its prepara- what the vegetable matter is, provided, vegetable is computed to be about Early Strawberries. '.,,;
tion for the crop. The second thing always, that it is well rotted. The ob- thirteen hundred, and the yield is A fairly good:; crop of strawberries .
i is the preparation. The land must, in ject of the vegetable matter is to pre- simply enormous. The Tavares and can be grown on almost any soil, and .'
: every case, be deeply broken and vent the land from packing around Gulf railroad, of which Capt W. B. with a fair amount of intelligence, but .
thoroughly pulverized. There are the young plants, which always start Tucker, of this city is general mana- to make them profitable the best systems ;
persons who seem to think that a hole off feebly. If there is any particular ger, is moving the greater portion of and skill and labor are required.In .
deeply dug out for the ,hill fills every pack they will not be able to push out. the; product, and is expected to han- my own experience, and in the ex- 4
requirement, but this is, most emphatically their roots, but when once established dle at least 100,000 crates the present perience of others I presume, a sandy
i a mistake. It is the nature of they will take care of themselves and season. The several packing houses Loam and a clayey loam are found to
the watermelon to run its roots into the after-culture, yet to be described, remind one of bee hives, in which be the best soils. The choice of one j
the soil fully as far as its vines run will provide for their root extension.In there are no drones.Orange County of these two soils should depend upon ..
atop of it. Then the watermelon is a planting it is always best to put Reporter.- the location and nature of the climate.
'taproot plant, sending a series of in plenty of seeds, as watermelon seedsare .._.- The clayey soil withstands drought .
roots well down into the soil to find a little uncertain in germinating.I Beggar Weed for Hay. better than the sandy loam, and it's '
";:.- that moisture which enables it to flour- would never start with less than Diligent search for a hay-producing more sure of producing a crop, but
ish tojerfection through the dryestof twelve seeds to the hill no matter how plant suitable to Florida soil and cli the sandy loam does not require such .
weather. good the seeds may appear to be. If mate has been made in recent years. heavy fertilizing, and generally pro ,
Many melon growers seem to have all come up and show promise of The beggar weed seems to meet these duces 1 larger berries. Where droughtsare
some idea of that tap root business, thriftiness thin down to five in the demands to a large extent, and deserves very common the clayey soil .
and this idea-may be the thing caus hill. When these appear to be pretty most careful consideration. Below is should be selected for the strawber-
ing them to dig out a deep hole for well established thin down to three of given an analysis of it. The analysis ries, for one runs less risk then of los .
each hill. Those holes are a mistake. the best plants in the hill, and after- expresses the number of pounds of ing everything. .
They gather water with each rain, wards when about starting to run, thin the different nutrients in 100 poundsof The early and good strawberries are :
',which, should the ground be of a down to two in the hill, which will be the air-dry plant. By air-dry is the ones that count, and for which 1
; clayey: character, stands .in them as ina your regular stand. In planting'it is meant that the plant, after being cut, profitable prices kare received. A good :
basin; until it stagnates more or less. always best to firm the soil a little over was cured by exposing it a short whilea soil i is thus essential to such a crop. >;
Any such conditions as this seriously the seeds by patting upon it with the ( day or so) to the sun, and then allowed So far as possible the soil should be in ,
.damage the plants. A deep hole is back of the hoe. This guards against .to lie under shelter. The plantwas such mechanical condition for the .
always needed, sure enough, but it drying out and damage while the seedsare not rained on or otherwise wet plants as it was in before the plow ';
must be a big hole-large enough to swelling. after cutting. A plant will vary in first disturbed it. The idea is in a 't
embrace the entire patch without Cultivation should begin so soon as composition according to the soil, the measure to restore the soil to its original i
breaks. In a word, the soil must not the plants are well up. Stir the soil manuring, season, etc. Hence to get condition, but of course without ,
be broken deeper at one point than well ,down close to the hills, and con- at the average composition, many the roots and stumps in it. Land that .::
another; it must all be pulverized well tinue going over the patch about once analyses of many plants grown in different has been recently reclaimed from the _
down-fully twelve inches is not in ten 'days until the running vines and under different conditions .forests, and is thoroughly cleaned of .1
deeper than necessary for first-class stop you. When the vines have started years of fertilizing, should be made. roots and stumps, is the best for strawberries
success in watermelon culture. to run keep your cultivation strictly The analysis given here js that of two ; but it is very seldom that such
Check off your rows so as to have outside of their reach. Never disturb plants only, cut at different stages of land can be found It is necessary to
.your hills ten feet apart each way. the soil nearer the rows than the ends development (one in green seed, the adopt some system of restoring its ;"
This is the prevailing,rule, though for of the vines, and never, under any other not yet seeding), grown the same lost mechanical condition' such as nature -
myself, I would prefer twelve feet. consideration, move the vines. If season (the one just passed) and on gave it. ;
You might get more melons by planting weeds or grass appear inside the rangeof different soil, one high hammock, The best way to do this is to plow.f
', .nearer together than twelve or the vines remove them with a hoeor twenty or thirty years in cultivation, under green crops, such as clover or 'i4
even ten feet, but, they would not.be by hand. As the vines attain a few I and not recently fertilized, the other coarse manure. This work must be !
so large. It is the large melons, even feet in length place small clods upon flat pine woods richly fertilized. done the year previous to the plantingof j
though in smaller numbers, that bring them here and there to prevent their Alongside of the beggar weed analysis the berries, so that decompositionmay
in his profits to the grower. People being moved by the wind. Don't on is given the average compositionof have time to incorporate the stuff l'
always pick for the largest melons, any account, forget that the vines must average meadow hay: into the soil. Barnyard manure is
and they are usually willing,to pay for never be moved. This is, undoubt-- thus always more satisfactory than
them as large melons. For local edly one of the most important thingsin Mot9ture.Beggar....._...Weed 9.16 per Average ct. Meadow 14.90 per Hay.ct.'. commercial fertilizers for the straw 'J
Crude , trade one can usually run off a goodly watermelon culture. You can Crude Protein 1185 II 9.70 II berry manure the
number of small melons at low figures, never get good results from vines that Crude Fat 2 SU.. 2.50". best fertilizer that can be used, and
but it will to small Crude Fiber 2U9 :n.SO.. this should be plowed into the soil
never pay ship have been moved. When your cultureis Nitropen-fteeext.42.06 II 41 W as
melons longdistance; besides, should finished arrange so that the land Nutritive ratio...lto7.* Ito8 thoroughly as possible. My plan is
there be a fair local trade for small will be left level. Leave no water- The digestibility of the different to apply the manure in the fall so that
melons you will be sure to have furrows between the rows, for these nutrients in the beggar: weed has, so the rains may carry the soluble por.
enough of them to meet the demand would simply obstruct the passage of far as I know, never been determined; tions of it into the soil, and also to Y
without attempting to raise them. fine roots, which would need to pass but assuming it to be equal to that of make it serve as a mulch.
Plant as you may there will always be the center between,the rows. average meadow nay, Its nutritive ratiois Soil is seldom made too rich for
a considerable sprinkling "of small This is all there is in watermelon as i to 7, whereas that of the hayis strawberries, and probably the whole
melons. Every melon grower should culture. It has always made the cropa as i to 8a decided advantage in secret is proper stimulation and re
._. set his plans for only large melons, al- splendid success with me, and with' favor of the weed. striction. High feeding and restriction
lowing the small melons to come of all whom I.' have known to strictly As to the best time of cutting the by cutting off all but a few of
.themselves. a thing' they will be sure follow the same method.-COL. LAKE.LY weed for hay I am not informed, but the -runners, are sure to produce a
to do. "t in Ft. Worth Gazette. on general principles would say, before i good crop of berries. Many have \
And now,,you, t.ere dy to plant, the seeds have matured and the I judged from these facts that the straw-
and here comes in the suggested variation Clermont and Vicinity.A stalk.has hardened too much into in- berries are high-feeding plants, and ..
that may be necessary in differ- representative of the Reporter had digestible fiber. As has been stated, that they take so much from the soil I. :
ent soils: If your soil is of a sandy occasion to visit Clermont last Thursday the albuminoids are most abundant in that they must have an enormous r"',
character and rich enough for a good and he was' greatly surprised and the young and growing parts of plants.As amount of fertilizers. This is not
crop of corn, you have nothing to do gratified at the shove and enterpriseof the plant matures, they are trans- true, for strawberry land is left richer ,_
other than plant your melon seeds in the people over there. That section -. ferred to, and accumulate in, the seeds, after the crops have been plowed un- ';
.-thexhecks, covering them with fine of country upon the southern I at the expense of the other parts of der than it was before The troubleis
mould to the depth of about two shore of Lake. Minneola. is studded I the plant. If the matured seeds are that the plants are forced, rapidly

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after they once begin to grow,' and and 'cow. This pest, the Stizus has pounds should, in that time, with NEW KODAKS.
!forcing any plant demands high feed:: captured: from the back of some of the hands and feet alone, move over seven
ing. nearest herd, at least half a mile away, tons,of soft earth a distance of twenty .\
Strawberry culture is thus profitablein and stinging its prey where the wound feet, or carry 300 pounds-well, I
two ways. One acre will pay well and the inserted poison will cause won't, say how far-only that the "1' the
if good', early berries are produced paralysis, but not death, it dragsit "guard" flew 138,720 times her lengthin dPA press
and the land will!, be thereby improved.: into its tunnel, down two, ten minutes or less, and an "aver- button,
New land that has grown one or two three, or more inches, into the bottomof age" man is five feet eight inches in &-
heavier crops; such .as corn or wheat, a side gallery, where it leaves it, height So you see that our Florida I we do the rest
should be planted with strawberries, and sallies out for another victim. "Stizus" is a valuable and interesting.
for it is, in the right condition for the Three or four flies are thus packed insect, and why I devote this first SenD New Styles aad Gazes .
plants. Several! crops of strawberriescan away, the Stizus lays an egg, adds chapter to her history.-DR. J. C. ALLLOADSD WITH Transparent Films.
be raised and then the soil will several more flies to the store, closes the NEAL* the Agriculturists. For u.le by all Photo.Stock Dealers.THEEASTMANC .
be in fine tilth for some other crop gallery, resumes the labor of love in }MPAN ,
again. By such a system of change preparing another store room.
Send for Catalogue. ROCHESTER,N.Y.
profitable crops can be'raised and the Now when the baby Stizus emerges Poultry
land kept from deteriorating.-Amen.- from the egg, a choice supply of liv- -
tan Cultivator. ing, yet helpless horse flies .is in her Metempsychosis.A each hen for the period of twelve days.If .
larder, and she eats, grows, and in chicken lived,a chicken died: all breeders would select the best
Bush Lima Beans. due time becomes a pupa, and a year Its drumsticks and its wings were fried, layers among, the Indian Games, and
The old small Lima or Butter beanis thereafter: emerges, ready to follow in And Its feathers by a dealer after dried i by careful feeding and handling en-
well known in the South, and it is the footsteps of her predecessor.One Soul very it had shortly none;admitting dyed.that, courage this egg-laying trait, the In-
also well known that it'" is more of these interesting hornets, How comes it, there upon her hat, I dian Game would hold its own.
productive in the South than the large will require several dozens of these Its plumes: mortal chicken's-rise, Of late there has been some won-
Lima at the North. But all A glorious bird of paradise? I derful records
so popular black flies every day it is laying eggs, published, showing
pole beans are troublesome, and many beside the constant foraging for its Indian Games as Layers. what can be accomplished by careful
farmers neglect to have a supply ,of own support on smaller cattle flies Editor harmer and Fruitgrower: J JMr. selection and scientific feeding. The
Butter: beans simply because of the i such as the hateful "nose" flies, Hill, of Jamesburgh, N. J., is' old saying is "if a hen lays an egg a
bother of poles. The new Bush' Lima Stomoxys and Ch.rysops, or the green making a number of experiments with week she pays her keeping," all over
does away with all this trouble. The head fly, Tabanus lineola. These different, pens of fowls, and furnishesthe that is profit. It costs one dollar a i
plant grows no taller than ordinarysnap small flies are capable of inflicting ex- Fanciers' Journal with the following year to keep a hen, and if fifty-two i;
beans, and is enormously pro- treme torture to cattle, often driving, egg record of a pen of Indian : eggs sell for $i, that buys the feed.If .
ductive, ,bearing continuously from the helpless cow into frenzy, in her Game pullets, imported stock: There she l lays two a week then we have
July 1St until frest. By reason of efforts to get rid of her unwelcome were four pullets only, and from April one dollar profit. This we are quite
closer planting a much larger crop can guest, which usually attacks the nose, 1st to the 27th inclusive, the four laid sure of, but it will pay better to strive
be grown per acre than on the climbing or the top of the shoulder: if it ninety-two eggs, or an average for the for the other egg, and, have $2 profit.
variety. This Bush Lima was knew the place of greatest safety. four of 3.40 per day, each pullet's That would be within the range of
raised in Campbell county, Virginia, Noyou ask how am I interestedin average being .85 egg per day. They probabilities. One hundred and fifty-
and was distributed by Peter Henderson this fly-catching hornet? were fed as follows : Mash made of six eggs is not considered a large av
& Co., of New York, as Hender- Cows worried by these flies cannot bran ((40 lbs.), ground oats and corn erage. One man reports an averageof
son's Bush Lima. This variety has feed comfortably, the flow of milk is ((50 lbs), animal meal (10( Ibs.), con- 207 eggs per annum from a large
been tested at the N. C. Experiment decreased by the worry, and a poorer stitutes the morning food. The fowls flock. When farmers and others will
Station and found to be fully as valuable quality of milk is given, so, when received only what they'would eat up learn true economy, and feed and care
as claimed. There are several these long sultry days I see these clean. Raw bone and meat was fed well for half the number they usually
other Bush Lima beans now being "guards" busily at work I think of alternate. days; cracked corn, wheat keep, they will get twice the numberof
offered, which belong to the large :, the increase of comfort to my little and oats at night. The fowl had a eggs. The party who reported 207
Lima class. These will be tested the "Jersey,11 and with fervent gratitudebid run of a field of green rye. as,an average feeds his flock four timesa
coming season and reported on.W. them God speed in their labor for This is a remarkable record, for day, and every meal is different. In
F. Massey, Horticulturist, N C. Experiment their young, and indirectly for me. 15 days out of 27 every pullet laid the middle of the afternoon he would
Station. Most of my readers have, no doubt, three eggs. There was not one day throw up a mound of earth in each
noticed how soon animals recognizethe that two eggs were not gathered. The pen and scatter just a few grains of
Line Stizus as a friend. Horses that Indian Game breeders have not as a wheat or corn through it, and the
ocl\ "go wild" when attacked by the rule laid much stress on their egg production : fowls would scratch it all down to get
those few grains. The exercise in so
savage Chrysops, or that are restlessat thinking, perhaps, there was
The "Horse Guard." the buzzing of the bot fly, at once enough of other good qualities to make I doing was more valuable to them than
In the now deserted college campus calm down at the peculiar hum of the them popular. In looking over my the grain It is these little details
where the feet of a hundred youthful Stizus, and allow it to light anywhereto record book I am !surprised to find that count. E. W. AMSDEN.
soldiers for the last six months have capture flies, yet the bot fly does nearly as good an average as that reported -f' Ormond, fla., May C, 1891ForMalaria
beaten down the sand solidly, all this not sting and the Stizus is well armed and without extra feed. Three| i I
hot day, and for nearly a month before and stings most wickedly. imported pullets have laid since and' Liver Trouble '
this, have I witnessed a singular Without the protection given cattle including April 26th to and including ,
sight. Several' stout bodied, by this insect, it is questionable if in May 6th, or twelve days, twenty seven ,or Indigestion,useBROWN'S
black and yellow, or black{and white Florida stock could endure the torture eggs, or three-fourths of an egg to IRON BITTERS
banded "horse-guard" hornets (Stizus) of the constant attacks of the Ta
have been digging or filling their tun- banns and other flies. As it is, these
nels. pests are kept at a minimum, and our
It is a pretty and interesting sight, State compares, in this respect, very
and every -farmer or cattle grower in favorably with others.It .
Florida should take off his hat in respect is interesting to note that on one CRArE
whenever he meets this savage occasion a Stizus, under observation,
friend to horses and cattle. flew a mile every ten minutes and returned -
I am decidedly interested in their with a fly nearly twice her
work though I know it wjuld not be weight. In that time she flew to and fis s0 pl. '.S a RrllGt

the wisest thing to get too close, or to From the nearest herd, caught the fly, ( M:EDICINE GuJt r"rl )t:
pat one on the back for her encour- and carrying it to her tunnel draggedit
agement, as she can both sting and in and disposed ot it. At the end For Witt Stomach-Impaired Digestion-Dfewdired Linr.
of the hour she filled the opening,
bite.Just now they are too much inter- which was half an inch in diameterand SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS.
ested in their life work to notice us, if fout inches'in depth, in twenty PRICE 25 CENTS PER BOX.

we approach quietly. Every few minutes, moving the sand with the only by THOS.BEECHAI SLIlelensLaNcaasblreEigland.B .
') minutes each "guard" takes wing, and most wonderlul energy and ease, and ,
F. ALLEN & CO. Sole Agents
soon returns with a big black horse when the hole was full she smoothedit ,
fly, _mostly one of the Tabanus family till it could not be discovered by FOR UNITED STATES, a8& A 367 CAL $1'., NEW Y- x.
well known as one of,',the greatest of. the closest scrutiny. The work per Who (if yo.r druggist does not keep them) will mail Bcecham's
insect tormentors of both the horse formed was as if a .man weighing. 150 Pill on rtfttip t ei pnot-faf inguirl first. (Please mention this paper..)

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fflOrUDA.MSrATCH \ carry everything back with them. ernacles we admire them all, the viva are largely owned by Jay Gould); but
t k 'rG'RO1ERRMERY Their staple articles of diet are also cious Tribune, the solemn Times, the they are of incalculable importance to
R U rARMCRSAUJANCCCOftMUOAm sardonic Sun, the ever selfglorifyingWorld the business of New York. The city
largely bought Still it
l k..LNtMMWtN/i.I1. away. helps and Herald, and in the pres- needs more of them and faster trains,
some and makes things lively." No ence of their mighty columns we lift for on Sunday, May 17, on the occas-
JUNE 4. 189L. doubt it is worth something to Florida, our hat.Ve Wanted to buy them all I ion of a Catholic dedication in the

STEPHEN POWERS . Editor. to furnish a local habitation and a every morning and read them all upper end of the island, the trains

!.Io.. f P. O. Address Lawtey,-Fla. name for these hotels. ,* They advertise through, but good gracious wherewas were blocked with 30,000 people, and
the time to come from? It takes the archbishop himself had to walk the
The excellent article on citrus stocks, the State, and the sweepings are nearly half a day to read one. last two miles of the way. A schemeis

read before the Horticultural Society, worth something.. But after a few days a sober provincial already on foot to run a four-track
should have, been credited to A. L. e thoroughly tires of the metropolitan -I road along the west side of the island,
Duncan. A Weekln.NewYork. dailies; they are so penetratedwith !and under ground in the lower, end,

The seat of the "money power" is the rot of fashion and pleasure.In on which express trains can be run at
Accidents to our machinery and the much more extensive than the crooked, the Sunday World, for example, forty miles an hour. It is estimatedby
burning of the Jacksonville postofficehave I narrow, dirty Wall street, lit embraces though we catch a glimpse of the the engineer who has charge of the
!a district about a quarter of a mile proletariat multitudes in the page upon enterprise that the right of way and
thrown several recent issues be. wide on each side of the street. The page of "Wanted," yet the rest of its construction will cost about two mil-

hindhand. We shall try not to have majestic Trinity spire, which throwsits giant broadsides have the wearisome lion dollars a mile, though in places it
this happen any more. shadow the whole length of the vapid flutter of the butterfly over will cost'three millions.COST .

.. *. .. street, and the Washington statue, them alt: OF LIVING.A .
?\Moremen has spent a great deal which looks benevolently down on I EAST RIVER BRIDGE.
of time in his the pedestrians from the front of the house of 25 feet front, 100 feet
perfecting grazing muz- This great structure has five tracksor stories
deep, high, costs $3,100a
zle (see ad.), and has made it a thingof United States Treasury, remind one roads, ,one in the middle for pedes block
rent on 35th street, one
of the words of Christ that had
they trians, one on each side of this for
genuine value to every grower who made this temple a den of thieves. west of 5th avenue. On 34th street,
the cable cars and one on each out
wishes to keep cow.Ve which is wider, it costs $4,000 a year.
a can testify The money-changers are here ,but the
side of the bridge for teams. The
this from of little In[ such a house very good board with
personal'experience. sellers doves are dirty peddlersof track for pedestrians is elevated nearly -
room can be had for $12 a week. We
shoe strings and beady_ eyed Italian to the ,roofs qf the The
in the
We do not know of saw places poorer quarters
good thingin
any peanut roasters. The famous streetis
bridge arches up in the middle and it
where of coffee and roll
a cup a were
temporal affairs that comes to us mean in appearance; most of its has three joints, one in the middle
advertised and abund-
for one cent, an
for the mere asking; we must either buildings are old, dingy and squatty. and one midway between each tower ant dinner for ten cents. At Del-

furnish corn or the sweat of our browsas BROADWAY. and l the end of the shore masonry, monico's the lowest price for which
There is no greater crush on Broad the object of which is to allow the is
dine with
a part of the exchange. To put two: can self-respect $5;
way than there was twentythree-years bridge to sag under a heavy load. from that The
they to$25.
out the least amount of these two may
bar of iron and rails
i in factthe Every even the
agoif so great; bridge over ration served in an average restaurantis
commodities and secure the. greatest the street just below the Astor house of the railroad track are jointed, and fully large enough for two people.
returns therefor is a problem that we has been removed. The elevated when two trains meet in the middleof In[ one on 4th avenue the waiter
meet at every turn in business-in roads have relieved the pedestrian the bridge the two sections slide brought us for breakfast about ten s
somewhat and the advanceof upon one another about i U f inches.A .
congestion blood
of beefsteak
fact we all have to do with it. ounces raw as ex-
a business uptown has relieved that heavily loaded wagon causes a cept a thin film on the outside, two
The Health Officer Washington, of teams. Banks and consular and barely perceptible motion. Evidently good mutton chops, three; slices of

D. C., thinking that the supply of steamship offices do not require team- the bridge sways very little laterally.Far Vienna bread, four large hot rolls, a
do the commission far below there on a lively
ing as merchants, goes large plate of fried potatoes, butter,
"blood oranges" was excessive, and who have moved a little uptown. panorama, the numerous boats darting strawberries and coffee and the bill
having heard that they were produced hither 'and thither like so many ;
was 75 cents.
artificially with aniline dyes, ordered water weevils.
We entertain ,a high respect for the "FLATS"and
them to be investigated. The chem ELEVATED RAILROADS.
of the houses
enterprise but none apartment are becoming
', ist to whom the matter was referred: whatever for its building. It is the There are four of these now, all of popular all over the city; we saw one

said in his report : "The oranges are giraffe of the not very amiable 'menagerie them running directly or by connection on the south side of Central Park ten
naturally stained. It is im. of the famous square. There i is from,the South Ferry, at Battery stories high, with evidences of abundant

possible to stain an by inject nothing imposing about it except its Park, north to Harlem River, the luxury to the very top. A "flat"
orange mere elevation; it has the narrow and longest one being about ten miles proper> always has a kitchen attachedand
ing any artificial staining fluid into angular architecture of the old Dutch ong. They are set on iron posts is arranged for housekeeping;

the fruit either before or after pluck: city, whose streets were traced by the which are planted about eight feet in while an apartment-house consists

ing from the tree." cowpaths.The the earth, and steadied with solid simply of suites of rooms, with a res-
i Times building has added a masonry up to the surface of the taurant in the building, being not very
No matter how sandy the soil may story or two 'and presents a plain,neat, ground., The cars generally run ona different from a family hotel, except
be, if water can be put on it large massive front. The Tribune building level with the second story of ,the that each 'tenant furnishes his own

crops of fruit, grapes, roots, hay, for. has a statue of Horace Greeley sitting houses, but above Central Park there rooms. The ten story house above
in a chair placed almost on a level is a depression in the surface, and mentioned, situated on the corner: of
be raised. have
age, etc., can with the pavement, like a birdcage ina her they run on a level with the 59th street and 7th avenue, unites several
seen sections of Florida where the window. The statue may be good fifth story. The engines are little vast structures under one architectural -

buggy wheels would cut in five or six enough, but it is cheapened and vul- things, without cowcatcher or whistle, plan, separately known as the

inches, yet they were growing fine garized by greasy Italians vending peanuts but the cars are nearly as long as ordinary ?Madrid, the Cordova, the Lisbon, etc.
of fruit and forage. Perhaps it etc., close at the foot of it, and railroad cars; generally five ina They are very elaborate in plan, fully
crops who can tell whetherit is good or not, train. The Sixth Avenue line at fireproof and with every device that
may never be profitable irrigate cot standing and trying to get a view of it certain times of 'day dispatches a train can give elegance and convenience,
ton and corn, since it has to be done right in the way of the surging throng! ? every two minutes,sixty trains an hour and all open on one interior court.

mostly with iron pipes, but, the, crops The statue of Franklin a few steps passing a given point. The roar is Some have been built on the cooperative -
qf a more intensive system require an away is tolerable here because of its almost constant. Property is deprec- plan, each tenant being part owner -
artificial supply of water and will antiquity; but to place Greeley right iated in value along these lines, and the price of a flat in instances running -
', amid the dust and prime! and the pea. signs of "For sale" or "For rent" are as high as $60,000. The more
under good management, well repay which has in but there houses have each
nuts, spring an antiquity no common some quarters; expensive a passenger -
for the outlay. existence, strikes us as grotesque.The seem to be plenty of people who do. elevator and a doorkeeper. Where
\ sad old brick front of the Sun not mind the racket, for ;above Central a man servant is not stationed at the
The editor of the F/ 'Gdzeteef is gives; no hint of the Mephistophelian Park we saw many beautiful apartment door to receive visitors, there is a
disposed to be cheerful. In speaking satire which flashes behind it. houses apparently well filled. doorbell, a letter box and a name platein

of. the winter: trade he says: "Yet The white edifice of the Herald was But it is hardly necessary to say that the vestibule for each apartment.

the proportion which. Florida gets is handsome once, ljut is dingy now; its the dwellers along these lines are not Above these is a speaking tube, and (
a mistake to erect building of sucha counted among the Four Hundred.It when the visitor announces his name
very small indeed to that carried off. color in this dusty place. is much the fashion with the in this, the occupant is able to open

The hotels are largely owned by aliens, But whatever criticisms we may be newspapers to denounce these roadsas the door by-means of a lever.and allow

who bring their help with them and disposed; to make on their earthly tab a' very big and bad monopoly? (they the. .. visitor. to- enter*...... and pass. .: up. to.-.the.. ;

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floor:'occupied by the person he wishesto duits that keeps the. streets' upset. Lester's Vegetable fertiliser, $40 per ton;Sulphate Bermuda Onions, $2@225; per box, fair,

see. As high as $7,000 a year is New York is well served in respect.ofwires of otash,50 per cent.,$33 per ton; Acid $1.50a2
Kainlt 16 ton Cauliflower St. Louis, small heads, per
Phosphate,$18 per ton; $ per ;
-A paid for the rent of a single flat then and pipes and the streets have '
\ ; Monroe,Judson& Stroup's Hardwood Canada dozen 11.25; St. Louis, choice, L26$1.50;
.\ the furniture and board have to be been freed from a nuisance of poles; ashes, S20 per ton.RETAIL. Cincinnati, $L50@l.75.Kankakee; $1.5(I.75

J paid for besides but faulty construction and the leakage Cncumbeis.$.j@4. Oi; Louisiana, crates, fair)

of gas into these conduits through VEGETABLES. $233 3)); choice to fine dozen, 6575c.( ; fair
TENEMENT HOUSES. Corrected by Hassa Bros..Jacksonville. to good, per dozen, 4'50c ; Cincinnati, per
joints opened by from steam Irish potatoes lOc.per quart orSOc. per peck; dozen,80@90c.
These are one of the running sores i pipes have made serious explosionsand i new, Irish potatoes COc. per peck; sweet potatoes -
Egg Plant, dozen, fair to good, $23225; .
of New York. It was hoped that the eruptions too common for com 5c. per quart or 2Cc. per peck; onions lOc. per
dozen,common te poor,$l@l.50.Green
elevated roads (on which the fare is fort. Sometimes iron 'man hole covers per quart or 75o. per peck; carrots lOc .per per
60c turnipsyellow,50o Peas, ennessee, bushel boxes,$1.50(4
j only five cents, whether ten miles or paving stones etc. are blown per ;
per peck; beets,60c. per peck; cabbage,5c. to 1.75; Mississippi,bu. boxes, choice to fine, II@
ten blocks) would relieve the conge many yards into the air, while flame 15c. per head; tomatoes 5c per quart; i 1.25; Illinois, bn. box, $1.151 50.

tion on East Side and induce the poorto and smoke belch forth as from a vol- plants to loo. each; celery lOc.. per bunCh,1

settle outside the city; but they,have cano. or 60o per dozen; radishes 5c.per bunch 3 for QUESTIONS AND REPLIES.

not to any great extent. The men 10e.; garlic 20c. per pound; cauliflower lOco to ....
seen on the streets in these quartersof :20c.; pea 50. quart; string beans 5c. quart;; All reasonable questions coming from a subscriber

the city do not give any idea of the There are regiments and armies of peaches lOc. per quart. ,will be answered as promptly as possible,, and
magnificent draft horses on the streets Replies can not be given by malL
squalor and wretchedness of the interior
and their drivers handle them well
where the and children
and. for the most part with humanity.But NEW YORK, June 2- 112. LAND TO EXCHANGE. C.
pass their dreary lives. One day the B. Willis, Santa Monica, Cal., wants,to
the, new rage for coaching with a Peaches are in heavy supply and selling,
papers reported two ,small children exchange orange land in California for
four-in-hand in imitation of the English crates,75 cents to$1.50; carriers, S2 to IS; po-
Jacksonville St.
an ,near or
fallen from the third in different range grove
story $1 to So cukes, SI to
has brought out the native tatoes ; f2i; stop shlpmtntof
I Augustine.
houses and crushed on the pavement.It beans; tomatoes$1 to $2; choice egg plants
,Gothamite and shown him to be as 113. ORANGE CROP. HaRd Mc-
reminds one of minnows thrusting wsnted. G S.PALHE&PHILADELPHIA
.their heads above the surface i in a awkward with, the whip as he was in Nally & Co., Chicago. You may set
the of the with down this year's at about 2,650,000
early days war a mus- crop
bucket of foul water. Judicious MARKET.PIIILADELPIIIANay.
parents ket. An Englishman writing latelyin boxes, worth $1.50 a box in Florida,
put slatted frames in their win 29. f. o. b.
the York makes fun of
New Ttuth
dows to keep the children from falling With only a moderate supply of Florida 114. ST. AUGUSTINE GRASS. G.
him vegetables arriving,our market is strong and
'out. When 200 or 300 people are T M., Ocala. Write to R. D. Hoyt,
active,and prices well snstalned,and the indications
Yet among most of tbe gentlemen who
in house where "Nurseries Bay View Fla.
quartered a only eightor ,
drive the style Is far from finished or work- are that they will continue to hold
ten families should be placed, it is manlike. I do not allude to the trotting good on prime stock. We quote 115. RAISIN GRAPES. W. S.,Nar '

little wonder that heads.are thrust out men. They have their own methods. I referto TOMATOES. light supply and wanted. cossee. We do not think the growingof

of windows on hot days. those who tool their own mall-phaetons! Choice to fancy, per box, $2.50$3.50; raisins practicable in Florida; or, at

T-carts,,do .cart and gin.AN fair to good, 1.7532.25; culls, 7531.25; least we doubt very much if it could be
OJ MARKET STUFF. I said-before,a great- many drive well- 6 basket carriers, choice to fancy, S2.75GH; made practicable. The rainy season
Don't pack tomatoes in carriers. would interfere with the drying of the
that Is, handle their horses correctly and In poor
The market was supplied with Nor a workmanlike manner, silting on the box CUCUMBERS. strictly choice and well grapes outdoors, and they couldhardly

folk strawberries, about the size, color as a coachman should and looking comforta. packed in active demand at from $3.50(1( be dried under cover with profit.

.and flavor of our Newnans. A few ble and at their ease Bat the rest 'are a sad 4.50 per box; fair to good, 2503. Culls not 116. "FLOATS" FOR ORANGE

from ,Maryland were a considerable sight. ,They have an antipathy sitting upright saleable. GROVE. J. W. McG.. Palatka. The

better and larger. Hawkers peddled on the.box and appear either afflicted FLORIDA STRING BEANS.-Mostly dry oak leaves you speak of plowing under -
with the stomachache or to be examining ing in bad condition, and price ranging from would not generate much carbonic
them in trays on' their heads in the
their horses' tails. Tbe arms are thrust out as 75c@l tO per box. We don't advise shipments acid in their decomposition; still we
East,Side for three cents a pint. In if pulling at an oar Instead of fingering their unless strictly pi line. think it would pay you to apply the

the better quarters a finer grade of horses' mouths. They are so attached to the SQUASH-In light supply, and when choice ground phosphate as you suggest. .

fruit retailed at twenty cents a quart. reins that to free the whlpband to take off sell readily at$1 1.25per box.
their hats Is impossible and instead they EGG PL.un's.-.Scarce and wanted, and
The cauliflower ,
water cress squash, J. B Fla. List
when choice sell readily at bbl. ., Ridgewood, sent you
bring their noses down to their whips In a
peas, beans, pieplant and radishes by mail.
grotesque and decidedly undignified way. NEW POTATOES.- Are in liberal supply, but
were excellent; the asparagus' was a If the masters look as if they were sitting demand good and Improving, and prices 118. COMMISSION HOUSES. J.P.

tough; stringy fraud. The fresh cod, on a stool of repentance, one cannot blame some hljher. Choice to fancy, per bbl.t5@8, M., Lake Helen. List sent by mail.

salmon, bass and smelts are delicious; the servants for doing the same. Yet it is with occasional sales up to $6.50; seconds to 119. ANALYSIS. II. W. R., MeMfiekin. -

the lobsters and crabs only moderately heartrending to:notice how many well-ap mediums,$391; culls,m 2.5O. You should address the State"

appetizing, at least to a landsman. To pointed carriages are utterly ruined in appearance ORANGES-Have arrived only In small Chemist, Experiment station, Lake City,
by the man, I won't can him a quantities past few days,and anything Fla.
our surprise and delight, we were coachman,who is,on the box seat. Slouchy, choice will now sell at from $3.60(35( per box.

served with the rich, ,yellow, treacle- badly turned out, bent over his reins,in nine GRAPE FRUIT-In light supply and wantedat 120. ANTS-CONCH PEAS. L. G.,

like sweet potato of Florida, not only Ceases out of ten toe big for his carriage, they $ .j per box. Con way, Fla. ((1). Pour boiling water

once but every time. But then the spoil the look of the whole turnout. Not PJEKNTO PEACHES-Arriving in liberal sup into their nests. Bisulphide carbon

only this, they cannot drive, and It Is a mira ply and prices some lower,with sales slow at is a very effective insecticide, but it is
was rather a Southern headquar. bushel to difficult to find in Florida and is some-
cle that there are not more accidents than 3.508 per according quality;
ters. there are. The reins are held loose, and,'as I REDFIELD &: SON. what dangerous to handle. (2). middle
want to raise seed from the
STREETS. often as not, one in each hand, and the whipIs plant
of June to the first of August. Planted
a"twa'stn motion. Notonly this,but when
They are always doing something to
CHICAGO MARKET. before that they run to vines.
It"does land it always comes on the outside,
the of
streets New York and never'
I leaving gret weals that make the animal CHICAGO May 37. 121. CAPE JESSAMINE BUDS. J.
have it done. They are so ill ballasted ( Cocoanuts,per thousand, fancy,$33@35; do.,
: look. &s if be had been toasted on a gridiron C. L., Hollister, Fla. We do not think
that a block drops down: here I B fair,I27@30. there would be an extensive demand for

and there, perhaps several together, Markets for ,Florida Produce. Lemons,'choice to fancy, per box, $5.5O6 fair to good, per box, $3 50(3450(( ; common, I' 0.Few.
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creating an ugly hole. Right in the ;2,50(4350.
densest crush of JACKSONVILLE -
Broadway the roadbed Oranges, Florida, bright, choice, $3.50good3@3.25 @/;
is than in Comctod by Thos.Noonay a: Sons. people can form a definite idea
rougher Indian
I anything Jack. ( ; large,common,$2(42.59;
' sonville which pretends to be paved 'FoTATOES.-New potatoes, SI 50i; Florida River, choice, $4@< Oi; Indian River, good, of what is involved in the expression,

.,'" at all. The man who lives cabbage,75c. to II per barrel; tomatoes,crates $3@3.5; Navel S2. 0@3; Messina, blood, 3i "an inch of rain." It may aid suchto
long 00c.to U:25i: ; (fancy O le nons, box 15.50; bananas
boxes, $275@3; California, choice, $3@3.50; follow this curious calculation: An
enough may see an end of pipe laying ,bunch IL25 to $1.75; peanuts, fancy 6c. California fair to common,$1(91.50.(

and wire laying. You can look down per pound; peanuts, extra 5c. per pound; pecan Pineapples, lorida, per dozen, fair,75c.@ acre is equal to 6,272,640 square

tin opened man hole ten feet and see nuts, I5o. per pound; a'monds, 17c. per $1.25; per dozen,fancy.11.5032; per 100,small, inches; an inch deep of water on this
pound E. walnuts, 16c. do ; Brazil nuts,8c. area will be as many cubic inches of
100 choice,
pipes clean to the bottom, as in a tubular I6@9; per $10@12.Squash
boiler. On ,the asphalt streets do; hen, full grown, 85c.; chickens, half ,Florida, ba8h'I crates,SI.25@I.50.String water, which,' at 2.27 to the gallon, is
grown; 20 25c. each) eggs 20c. per dozen; Beans, Louisiana, >. bushel box, gallons. This immense -
you can hear the clatter of five hundred Mott's apple cider, $425 keg; Mott's peach 22,000 quantity
green, fancy,$212.2;; Louisiana ft bu. box, of
hoofs, but not the murmur of a cider,$5.75 keg; onions, barrels, S4; onions, green, fair.$25@L50; Louisiana, % 1>11. box, water will weigh 220,000 pounds

wheel. A heavy rain washes theseas rates$150; cocoanuts U per 1(0; cranberries, wax,fancy,$2.60(32.75( ; Louisiana,%bu.boxes, or too tons. One.hundreth of an i inch

the street cleaning department does $4 per crate; turnips, 12 per barrel; beets S3 wax,fair, S2@2.J5; Mississippi, % bu. boxes, ((0.01)) alone is equal to one ton of

not for it has of the elements per barrel; carrots, $t 50 per barrel; parsnips, green,J@3 25; Mississippi,% bu. box,w13.m3.iO. *, : water to the inch.-Grocer and Trade
" many $3 per barrel squash,12.75 per barrel; beans, .
a of humbug about Jt-and the horses : 1.60 to S3 per crate; celery,75e.per dozen; eggplant Tomatoes,Florida,cases of 6 baskets,choice, .

stand tolerably well; but a little rain' ,-5 per barrel; peach elder,$i25 per keg; SS50@4; bush boxes, S3@3.25 California,

makes a film of grease, and the horses grape cider,15.50 pr keg; California grape crates,11. @2i; Key West,10tt() boxes,choice, $150,000 barge company has

; go down at the corners in pitiful Juice,$7per keg; peaches$1.25 to $2 per busheL 50875C. been organized in Florida for the ship

fashion. FERTILIZER MATERIAL. Water Cress, per dozen, fair to good,JO( ment of phosphate from the Punta

It is the constant to bury Corrected by Foster,Marvin a:Haynes Jacksonville. 12o.; per dozen,choice, 1215c.. Gorda to deep water at Boca GrandePass.Afanuat'lurtrs'
digging Les ers celebrated ground bone,932 per ton; Bermuda Potatoes, fancy,per barrel,$9@lOifair ;
.t telegraph'and telephone'wires in con Lester's Orange Tree fertilizer; $33 per ton; to good,per barrel,I1. OC1SJiO.( Record,

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i alfdeIl and Lawn Supports for O1ln bers. (business: being of so comparatively recent combined with the educational- influ- ,. .

F In many places it is hard to get development, and never before ences of the agricultural horticultural t

-A SPRING PERENNIAL. --- brush for peas or poles for climbing having been brought within the scopeof press, is largely due the rapidly

.mot vines and tomatoes. The neatest of census statistics, there ,have natur- growing taste for flowers and their ::

Folyxe&a Mafia,Mlntha,child of parent well all supports and the cheapest in the ally been many obstacles in the way : culture, so plainly indicated by the .
to-do, long run is the galvanized wire nettingnow of making a complete report The i figures of this report. '
Married Mopsldos of Athens, B.C.792, made in various widths. This florists have generally responded with The statistics here given have been .i:

And they took a neat suburban villa by the I 1 netting can be bought for about three- remarkable clearness, and while some obtained direct from the florists them- .
soundlcg: sea,
Where they subsequently raised an"InterestIng fourths of a cent per square foot, and have not given all the information desired selves in answer to questions sent ,..;
family. can be had from three to six feet and a few have failed to respondeven them on special schedules by personal -

There would Polyzenla linger,when her husband wide. It only needs a few stakes to to many repeated requests it is vIsItation and by the combined s

,every day hold up a row of, this netting, and all believed,that the figures given fairly efforts of some of the f bnsts' c1 bs.

Sought Apollonian his flourishing Way helmet business,on the sorts of climbers find a ready support. represent the business at the present The'California State Floral Societywent

; Being galvanized it does not rust and time. so far as to aid in the good work

There what would Polyzena out 'linger, looking some can be rolled up and Used year after Floral establishments were found in by appointing a special committeeand

On the bare sadly and clayey courtyard,where the year. It is also more neat and sightly every State and Territory except making a careful canvass of the
in well than the I Idaho Nevada Indian and whole State and the Census Office in-
grass refused to sprout; a -kept garden. poles Territory :'
On the bare,white marble benches; on the and brush commonly 'used.-W F. Oklahoma, and while there is a possi- vestigations fully corroborate the

vases holding up, Massey, Horticulturist, N. C. Experiment : bility that there may be some small es thoroughness of their work. I
One on either side the portal, a provoking Station., tablishments in those places the most The following table shows, by
cup _
empty ; -- I *-I careful inquiry has failed to find them States, the number of florists' estab.
Till she longed for leaves and blossoms Propagating Ohoice
most women think they long Varieties. Strawberry thus far. In the United States there lishments, number owned by women, J i

Till they get the job of watering-with a passion were 4,659 floral establishments in the largest and smallest greenhouse in

pure and strong. Plants are set as early in spring as census year, 312 of which'were owned each State, total square feet of glass, ti
the ground can be worked in rows and conducted The total of land cultivated value of tools
There,one day there came a peddler from Phoe by women. area ,
nicia's distant land, eight to ten feet apart and two feet feet of glass in use in all these estab-- and implements and total value of es :

With a large vocabulary and a manner firm,, apart in the rows. In a day or two lishments was 38,823,247, and the tablishments. New Jersey, situated J

yet bland. the soil is stirred around the plants establishments, including fixtures and as it is between the New York and
In his hand bulb he carried,sleek and
a shiny,
with a rake or hoe to break the
sofas valued markets makes the
pale of hue, heating apparatus, were at Philadelphia city ,
: Called, he said, the Mlthxidatlo sempiternal crust and destroy the germinatingweed $38,355,722.43.. The value of tools largest showing of any State in the ,

.; pbylllmalou, seeds. Strawberry plants appreciate and implements used was $1,587- Union in proportion to its size.J.H. .

.Better known In common parlance as the good culture and to obtain 693.93. There were employed 16,847 HALE in Census Bulletin.
Fron.-Yard's Peerless Pride: the best results they should be stirred
and the combined
men 1,958 women, '. .
And he thus described Its glories (Polyxena
every day. To obtain the most rapid
looked and sighed); annual wages amounting to $8,483 Pleasant Work for Women.MR. .
growth use nitrate of soda, a spoonfulto I
.his extremely hardy annual a plant of 657. Fuel cost was $1,160,152.66.
a plant scattered around the hill. EDITOR : Last week I saw a
odor sweet, 3,425,600 wholesale and 17,630,094
And it frequent y attains a height of forty- We have been very successful with retail catalogues are annually issued, letter in your paper from Miss Hatton

seven feet; barnyard scrapings, putting it on an while $767,438.21 was paid for post. saying how happy she was in her new
Blooms profusely all the Summer, bearing inch deep all over the surface. Liquid .
age, $1,161,16831 for advertising, business and how much she .
flowers of startling size, money
manure in dry weather is best of all
Pink and blue and white and purple., dotted. ; $534,221.86 for freight and $554- was making. I saw the advertise- '\
'er'wtth but be careful that it is not too strong. for bills.
peacocks'eyes, 390.55 express
Changing into fruit whose flavor can remote- Cut off the first runners that appearto The total products were 49,056,253roses ment, too, but did not have' much

ly be describedBy give stockiness to the plant. The 38,380,872 hardy plants and confidence in it, as I had been deceived :

the that statements the Imbibed.In that they. beat the nectar runners that are allowed to grow shouldbe shrubs and 152,835,202: of all other several times before, but I sent
held in place by a stone or a little the value of which $12- for particulars 1 have beets
the Fall; the bulbs dividing, so increase plants, was anywdy.
and multiply earth till well rooted. In order that 036,477.76, and cut flowers to the so well pleased that I wish to advise i

As I ho pe yon-"here she checked him-"may the young runner may root readily it amount of'$14,175,328.01 were reported other ladies in want of employment t at
observe before you die. is important that the soil be kept
very as sold. home to give this a trial. You do not
To export this plant Is treason by Phoenicia'sstern mellow by frequent stirring. By the
decree, The greatest area of glass in any have to invest any money or do can-
I escaped with halt-a-dozen-you may buy above method we were able last yearto one establishment reported was 150- vassing or other unpleasant work, and

the last of me. grow 500 ,plants from five parent 000 square feet and the smallest 60 any lady can earn real good wages at

No one else can get another-Anatolia next plants that had been taken up in Kan- square' feet, the latter a cozy attach- home. I make $8 per week, some-

d rOJfered sas after the fruit was set and shippedto ment to the sitting room of a New times $35 and $40 per month. Full
twenty drachmas for It-It is yours for New York by mail. I believe I
England farm house, from which the information can be had for a 2 cent
twenty four!1"
could grow ,000 plants from one sin- of the house sells The address is Cactus Co. "
Polyxena bought the treasure from her small lady annually $35to stamp. ,
; domestic store. gle,setting of the Cloud variety.-L. $50 worth of plants and flowers. Box 25 I, East El Paso, Texas. I

And the peddler then departed. J. .FARMER, -in Popular Gardening. There are in the United States 965 MRS. INEZ SULLIVAN. ''J
He will reappear no more. -. state and local floral societies and While this should properly go into i"

Polyxena nursed her treasure with a woman's Oommercial Floriculture. clubs, besides the Society of American the advertising columns, it is inserted ,|,,
tender care, .
Watered, weeded, fertilized it, watching for While flowers and flowering plantswere Florists, and to these and the here_ in the hope of benefiting some of
Its flowering fair. grown for sale to a very limited more than 358 horticultural societies our lady readers.DtPt1l1.

; Leaves appeared tall, graceful, slender-Po extent in this country one hundred
! lyxena glowed with pride- years ago, the business of the commer-
i And lingered till the Autumn; then It gently cial florist has made the greater part of .

drooped and died. its development during the past twenty-
Then came Mopsldos the scoffer,and exhumedthe
plant with glee- five years, and the larger portion of Dns.

All along he'd been as nasty as a man can this business the past ten years. .
sometimes be- After inquiry of every florist in the :
Raised It to his Grecian nOBtrl1 --blt Itlookedone United States,* the report indicatesthat Brilliant : -;

, moment wise: there was but one commercial florist
Then he said, "It is an onion Tears be-
-, dimmed two,pairs of eyes. in the year 1800, and only three establishments Durable !
started between 1810 and
This. was dow i In Attica,many,many.many,
, years ago. 1820; .eight more were started in the Economical 1 I.

t Earth has long assimilated ,all who played next decade, 25 in the next, followed

,t this play of woe; by forty-five between 1840 and 1850, Diamond Dyes excel all others in Strength, Purity, and Fastness. None ether are
But to-dvy where'er the gay suburban bringshis ninety-six between 1350 and 1860,313
' just as good. Beware of imitations,because they are made of cheap and inferior materials
youthful wite-
between 1860 and between '
Ala temporary measure-then to settle down 1870, 998 and give poor,weak, croeky colors. To be sure of success use only the DIAMOJCD Dna
and 1880 and between
for life- 1870 1,797 for coloring Dresses, Stockings, Yarns, Carpets, Feathers, Ribbons, &c., &c. We warrant ,:.:\:
On the rolling hills of Jersey,on Westches- 1880 and 1890. them to color more goods,package for package,than any other dyes ever made,sad to give
tor's fertile plains, The dates of establishment in busi-
brilliant and durable colon. Ask for the DIAMOND, and take no other.
Where the light mosquito busze where Ma more
of cent. of the florists have
laria, vibrant,reigns, 72 per Send postal for Dye Book Sample Card directions for coloring Pbotos.,making 1M bat Yak cr Hafezxo
At Josephns-on been traced and from these it .
the-Sea, ,at Bohuokusby judging ( emu a quart), etc. Sold by Druggists. Address (

Annua ly is enacted this' distressing trage- will be seen that 80 per cent of the WELLS, RICHARDSON & CO., Burlington, Vt. .
whole business has been developed _
' And as long as women Gold, Silver, Bronze,
are women peddlers For Gilding or Bronzing
peddlers,It will be. ,. ,fuck. during the past twenty-five years, The i FaD f',Att1 1n. US& DIAMOND, PAINTS I Copper. On1 r rIC Cteq,1._

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Oufluome shooter who had crept up a. ravine of Bartow county, Ga. I :am aware ning -stream or running spring. Of
: had entered his heart, and he had that this is a little out of the line,of a course, the cheapest way to get this
......... ..... .. of the is to
- ?<- fallen on his back and lay with eyes bee-journal, but milk is closely asso- superfluous water out way \.
"Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep." open wide and the blood welling out ciated with honey in the Bible, and, do it with a windmill, providing you
The fire upon the hearth 18 low, of his death wound. And the blos- in fact, .I like them pretty closely as- can afford the first expense. By the
And there Is stillness everywhere; soms had hidden his eves and their sociated at the table, with a little'but way, friend S., why would not the ar-
Like troubled spirits here and there, awful stare-had veiled his face until ter thrown in. Besides milk, this rangement you have given us take the

The And firelight as tbe shadows shadows round fluttering me we could not see its pallor-had fallenso well is good to keep pork or other place of a cellar'to a great extent,and
.A childish treble breaks the gloom creep, thickly upon }his broad breast that fresh meat in, in summer, away from at the same time save the good wife
And softly from the further room there was no trace, of the bullet and flies; also to keep anything from freez- the labor of running up and downstairs
Conies "Now I lay me down to sleep": its work! ing in winter. ? Another thing: A good many

And, somehow,with that little prayer It was the soft, tender hands of For ordinary use the well should be have discovered that rain water is
,And that sweet treble In my ears, Nature seeking for the moment to dug six feet by four square, with a more wholesome for them than the
My thought goes back to distant years, hide the murderous work of war-to gutter or groove down. one side, eighteen hard water from many of our wells;
And lingers with a dedr one there; soften the hearts of men-armed with inches square. It should containtwo therefore you can catch your rain

And My as mother'i I hear the faith child's comes amen back, to me, every device to slay their fellowmen.And or three feet of lasting water. It water from a roof in clean vessels and
should be in reach of the kitchen then let it down into well to
Crouched at her side I seem to be, the soft breeze carried the smoke easy a deep
And mother holds my hands again. away behind the farni-house, to be lost and attached to the house if possible. cool.]Gleanings.

Oh I for an hour In that dear place I over the meadows and in its place ,The curbing should be no larger than -
Oh for the peace of that dear time! came again the odor of blossoms and the well. A platform, whichfits in- Many Persons are broken
Ohl! for that childish trust sublime! the songs of red-breasted robins. side the well, slides up and down between down Brown's from overwork Iron Bitters or household itebwldstha care

'Ohl for a glimpse of mother's face! Blossoms> fell upon the dead as they two timbers which rest on'the system, aids dlfeitior-removes excess of bile,
.. Yet,as the shadows round me creep, were laid in the shallow trenches to bottom of the well, and are long and cures m&Utlajv; the genuine.
I do not seem to be alone- ...
sleep forever more, and above them enough to reach up three feet above
Sweet magic of that treble tone-- A Southern Way of Cooking Sweet
And"Now I lay me down to sleep." the robins called to each other and the curb. These two timbers shouldbe Potatoes.
EOOKNE FIELD in Chicago Newt returned to their deserted nests.-Af.: planed. The framework of the Place of sliced cold
a layer sweet
t I Quad. platform has a board nailed on each
Virginia Apple Blossoms. p side of it, forming a groove which fits potatoes on die bottom of a baking
dish well 'with butter and
Only the day before we left the Hints on Towels.As on the upright timbers at each end of cover of Another of a
Rapidan the apple-trees had come out to texture or quality, that must the well. This makes it rigid and sprinkle butter sugar.and layer

in full bloom, and it was a sight to be a question,of taste and means, but, keeps it level. The piece that holds potatoes until, the dish is sugar.filled. Repeatthis Cover
'soften a soldier's heart to behold them if possible, have ,a generous -supplyand the wheel over which the rope passesto well the last with and but- }
clothed in robes of peace and purity. of good size. One can rub much the windlass is 'prolonged, so that Brown layer it in sugar hot
Every breath of wind brought the odor dryer after bathing with an ample-sized when the platform is just even with and ter. hot over Good a oven,
of the blossoms to our nostrils, and it towel: than with a small, narrow one. the top of the curb, an iron pin is serve 1 < Housekeeping.'

was something to take us back hometo While the first cost may be little more inserted through it and the top bar oi "It took me five years," said a married .
the old apple tree growing beside for the large-sized ones, they will last the platform frame and holds} it there. man yesterday in front of the Pal-
the well curb at the kitchen door. longer and be much more satisfactory There is another rope and two wheels. ace drug store, ."to become convincedthat
The enemy had 'fallen back beforeour in the end. It will be an economy, This rope has a heavy weight attachedto the cheapest to run house
advance until they got the shelterof too, to buy them in the winter, as assist in raising the platform from was to give my wife way so much my money
a forest-crowned ridge with a creek most large stores have "clearing sales" the bottom of the well with heavy every month to spend as she saw fit.
meandering along its front., At the then, when they can be had at a little loads. These weights go down intoa I think that I have saved at least 25
first gun from them our battery wheeledto above wholesale prices. Then theyare box formed of four wide planks, per cent. by this plan. i never have '
the left, rushed for the high ground I more easily softened and whitenedby which occupy the gutter or groove. any large bills coming in now at the
Covered by a farmhouse orchard, and i being hung out to freeze in the cold One lid opens up against the weightbox inopportune times, for my wife paysas
as We unlimbered and, began firing weather. It is well to have roller :> and fastens with a thumbbutton.The she buys. My house is better
long-fuse shell I discovered that the towels in bathrooms and children's other is hinged so as to hang equipped and better managed than it
limbs of a grand old apple tree spreadout rooms, as well as in the kitchen. Theyare down by the side of the curb when was under my old system, and further-

over our heads until every man thus more easily kept in place and open.I more my wife has a private bank ac-,
are more evenly soiled than the think what I have said will makeit
was sheltered. How pure and delicate sepa- count, to which she adds a little every ,
those blossoms looked! How refreshing rate towel. Children are very apt to plain. R. W. J. STEWART. month. I would advise every man
the odor exhaled! The powder leave a towel on the floor or wash- I Friend S., you have given us some- who has a 'practical wife to try the
smoke blew back among them, but stand, or use one instead'of a wash- thing of great value, I am sure. .The same scheme: It is an immense re-
they seemed to shake it off,' and, cloth, but a roller towel is safe from custom of letting down a pail of butter lief,not to speak of the saving."-New
though our faces were soon begrimed, all such neglect and misuse. and other kinds of food into the Capital. j
the odor of those white blossoms was From long experience we find huck-- well to keep them cool is almost as
still in our nostrils. aback toweling wears longer than dam- old as the hills, and I have several

Like the soft lazy snowflake of a ask or the ordinary diaper toweling. times wondered why somebody did
spring day, the blossoms came floating Crash is also desirable, and as it comes not invent a dummy or elevator to run FOR THE TOILETThere

down among us, detached from the in all grades can be utilized not only provisions into the cellar, or, still is no more useful or elegant ar- ,
limbs by the concussion. I even for bathroom but kitchen roller towels. deeper, into a well, where ice is not tobe ticle than Ayer's Hair Vigor-the most !
brushed them off the gun as I sightedit Russian toweling is also desirable, as had or is inconvenient; and most popular and economical hairdressingin
to send a shell with murderous in. it wears well, is pleasant to the skin, farm homes find it a good deal of the market. It causes the hair to
tent. Some,, said the enemy was ad. and with its somewhat rough surface trouble to have an ice-house simplyfor grow abundantly and retain the beautyand .
helps to keep the A hintas their own use. It is opinion, texture of youth; prevents 1
vancin I brushed the falling blos- pores open. my heals troublesome humors of the
soms right and left to enable me to to dish. towels: These are too often however, that to have the water real scalp and keeps it clean, cool, and
made of harsh linen. These cool and nice it should be used for
see. Some one said that one of our coarse, healthy. Both ladies and gentlemen
men had been killed just behind me. when new will not wipe the dishes watering stock or something of that everywhere prefer Ayer's Hair Vigor to ;
?. The. blossoms pelted my cheek as I dry, and after washing are apt to retain sort. I saw a statement recently in any other dressing for the hair. Mrs.. .
turned to look. a greasy smell. Time is saved one of agricultural papeis, like this: Lydia Moody '.
E. Pi ton, Me.,
Well, it was over in half an hour, by using those that are soft and some- A certain well gave such cool, nice writes:0'1 Ask For C have used ,;
with less than a hundred killed and what fine. The silver linen, as it is water that it had a reputation for some Aye r Hair Vigor \
:wounded. We sponged out our'gun, called, that barred with blue or red, distance around. As this well was for some time, and it has worked ..
limbered up, and then I turned to the wears and washes very well and leavesno close to the house, however, and wonders for me. I was troubled' with
fellow who would never answer lint behind, and we believe.it quiteas some distance from the barn, the dandruff and falling hair, so that I was ,
poor bald but since
economical as -ORANGE JUDD.A owner dug another one by the barn rapidly becoming ; using ,'
roll-call again. He had already been any the Vigor, my head is perfectly clear of
buried. The ground about us was as t I for greater convenience in wateringhis dandruff, the hair has ceased coming ;
white as if snow had fallen, and tent Dairy Well. farm stock. As soon as they out, and I now have a good growth, of "
stopped drawing heavily on the water the same color as when I wa a young
feet away lay our dead comrade- I have never been North, and I
. shrouded in the white apple blossoms don't know what the needs of the near the house, however, it began to woman. I can heartily recommend suffering the-

-buried under the beautiful and deli- people are on the farm; but I do know get warm and' insipid, and the waterat use of Ayer's from dandruff Hair"VIgorto or loss: any of hair.one" .*
cate petals which the crash of war had that every Southern farmer needs what the stables improved in the same
shaken down! Wasn't it a glorious I have termed a dairy well. The proportion as they began to draw ont Ayer's Hair Vigor : .

shroud and a peaceful grave for a originator of the idea is Mr. Wm. This taking water away or removing .

warrior! A bullet fired by a, sharp- Sibb.,. of Westminster, S. C., formerly it from the well, produces a run- Prepared. Sold by Dr.J.C.Ayer&Co.r.ReltMama DruffgUU sod Perfumer .. .

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._TOM. SAWYER, Staff Contributor.! six parties and they make despotism Working for Nothing,Paying Taxes comes a change for the better in the
.' respectable. and Boarding Himself. management of such concerns. If

Election of Senator. The impracticable doctrinaire When a Florida truck raiser ships: we cannot use the railroads then we
of the Cincinnati Convention can accomplish ten dollars' worth of cabbage to the will abolish them. They are creaturesof
1 jHowever individuals may regard reform because Northern market and sees the trans- the government and have special
the result, all }fcood citizens will acqmesce no they can portation companies coolly pocket such granted to
never grasp the power. Many of their privileges, as are no
in it without wrangling or bit.ter'ness demands are Tighteous and ought to eight dollars and four cents of the individual, hence they must be run

; and in one fact certainly aU prevail; but one or the other of the< amount, he feels a strong impulsecome for the public good. They are now
should 'rejoice,, that is the abandonment ) him to burn for
two great parties will say to them in atone upon a depot or managed simply personal gain.
of the "two-thirds rule. \Ve< of thunder: ,"Get out of the< derail a freight train-more especially The time is ,almost here when governmental
were never able to understand, if two- way!" The prolonged and bitter con does he get mad about the four cents.It control of all transportationand
thirds were required to sanction a vote, does like leave lines will of
test ended .at Tallahassee shows seem they might us telegraph necessity
why not four-fifths, and if four fifths,,
how our domineering race will neglectand the little change;, let us have some- become a fact They will be valued
wliy not'nine-tenths? Such a rule is is a subordinate all other things to the thing left over to buy pudding for the and purchased by the government,

virtual' concession that a minority attainment of power. baby, and thus encourage us to plant then managed for the general good
better than a majority, that the few are
The Anglo-Saxon will compromise another crop. We are getting abso just as the postal matters are now.
.of more weight and consequence than principles and settle the question ol( lutely nothing for our labor, and if the There will be fixed rates of so much
True there is in this two- hirds
many. supremacy by a,majority. The other railroads cannot afford to carry our per mile, independent of'the long or
rule a remnant of old Southern chiv- that.have tried produce cheaper we want to know it, short haul, and there will be no watered
races selfgovernmentwill
.airy and magnanimity, but it is a superannuated compromise nothing so that we can determine what is bestto stock to pay for. 'No doubt when this
relic in these days of practical,, they laughat
a majority, they trifle away their do. It requires no argument to occurs the passenger rate will be fixedat
business like We takeit
statesmanship. in an interminable show that a farmer cannot afford to one cent per mile and we will be
power wrangle over
that this rule is an heirloom handed six different views of a cockade. The work for nothing, pay taxes and board able to place a crate of vegetables in
down. from that early period when the third can*do the farmers himself. He must have some remu- the Northern market for 25 cents or
party no good;
Democratic party, during an almost let them stick to the main chance neration for his labor or he must quit.If less. These things are demanded by

.'unbroken stretch of three-quarters the of a one or the other of the two., Let.them he quits we will have quite a lot of the people, and political parties had
of '
century, held possession government first then settle hell here on earth. We Alliancemenare better heed. We intend to violate no
with and tenacious get power, they can
so strong principles. unalterably opposed to communism right of the transportation company,
.agrasp' that they could throw away: J I and the more we study the principlesof but it must conform to the wishes of
votes without jeopardizing their su We Want Plain Talk. our order the stronger becomes that the people. If it cannot be of use to
premacy. But in these latter days, of There is an intense interest displayed opposition; but is it not possible that us it had as well quit. If it can and
practical politics no party can afford to at nearly every point where the when driven into a corner we will forget will not then we must force it to do

margin State Lecturer meets the people. They everything but a sense of present the proper thing.

seem to be deeply in earnest, and were injury and proceed to do mischief ? "C sars column" may never be
.. J I never more anxious about the welfareof That question is worth considering. I built, and God grant that it shall not,
., I. Third Party. the order, nor are they satisfied repeat, we want to know if the trans- but we must prepare against such a ..1
No third party has a ghost of a with mere words and promises. The portation lines cannot afford to giveus calamity by the interposition of gov
chance in any Anglo-Saxon commu masses are getting anxious and restless. better rates. If they cannot so ernment's strong arm and remove the
nity. The bulldog, domineering instinct They look for relief through the Farmers much the worse for us all; and if they cause that leads to such disastrous ef
the love of power, is so strong Alliance, and will not be satisfied can, but will not then there will be fect. The day of revolution has ar-*
in-our race that any'subsidiary object until such strong, vigorous measuresare trouble. Our people are getting mad. rived. Revolution itself is knocking at
thrust between the two parties will be taken as will insure relief. The True it is that $1.25 for a crate of the gates of the republic and we must

ground to powder. There are two man ,who works twelve months and cabbage is a low price, and we attrib turn its force into peaceful channels,
sides 'to every question and no more, sees the proceeds of( his labor go to en- ute that to the fact that the demand is else its twin, Destruction, will come
and the hearty Anglo-Saxon fashion is rich is limited but do think that the
great corporations, becoming we man into the conflict and bring woe upon
to take ,one side or the other and standup restless. He is seeking informationnow who worked so'hard to raise the crop the land. Tort SAWYER.

to, an intellectual duello, a combatof and must have it. He wants to should have a fair divide of that money.It .
\two, and not the promiscuous Gallicor know why the 'array of figures in an looks greedy for the railroads to takeit
Celtic free fight which settles nothing "account of sales" shows nothing to all, and confirms the story we so The Enterprise (Wickliffe, Ky.)
and results nothing but a num.ber his credit. 'There is something whis- often hear of corporate greed. If the says: Labor all over the country is in

of battered and bloody heads. pering into his ear,, and it-will requireall farmer had gotten even fifty cents of an' unsettled condition. There is an
That very love, of power which the patriotism of all good men to the amount it would have been some- uneasy feeling, a sense of positive distress
cKuacterizes}1 our nationality will ,forever counteract the evil counsel. The demon thing to him and would have reim- and it does seem that some of
interdict a third party. There of unrest and discontent is unloosed bursed him for his crates and fertilizers, our statesmen might bring about a
will always be the ins and the outs, and yet Nero's fiddle is but to the average Allianceman five change for the better. It would seem
those who have the offices and those squeaking where should be heard cents on the dollar is encouraging. that with the demands that labor is

,ho want them Political principlesare the solemn notes of David's harp. An It looks like somebody had been making all over this country that their

not worth a baubee compared with army of lecturers will ,do no good unless gouged.The cry: would be heard, but not so. Thereis
the loaves and the fishes. Tne one they drop "glittering generalities" time has come for a little consultation nothing proposed for their relief,.
overshadowing plank for both parties" and strike home to the root of the i between the producer and nothing is seemingly thought of theirrendition. .:
in all English speaking lands is evil. The State Lecturer of Floridais the carrier to the end that we may The same old arguments
POWER! talking' facts to the, people every know what to depend on 'for another are used by all the leaders 'of both

,A thing is right or it is wrong, and day. He, does not mince his words, season, and it does seem that the car- parties, while it is an admitted fact .5
the common sense American or Englishman nor does he call a spade "an agricul rier had better agree to take the fifty that the tariff needs a radical change :
will "split the difference", and tural instrument;" he urges the, farmers cents than run the risk of getting noth- (in fact free trade is our idea). Can. ..
keep the peace. The professional to respect all law until they can ng. We must', have a divide or we labor wait for a thing of this sort?
hair splitters and doctrinaires of Continental quietly and decently work such must quit. The man who will work Can it live until this can be brought

Europe are the curse of government changes as will insure "equal rights to, for' the transportation lines after this about? Give the labor of the country t.. .
I and the ruin of statesmanship, all and special favors to non ." season's experience is a poor spiritless a chance; do not,destroy its power to ..
In the great Frankfort Convention. of We will gladly welcome into the slave, who has not nerve enough togo pay> by vicious laws; people are as
1848, which set on foot the abortive field} every man who has the best!? interests in out of a shower of rain. honest now as they ever were. It's !
revolution of that "battle summer," : of the country at heart and'together That demand of the Alliance for only the law that has made things a (
there were six parties and over 459 they will teach the people their the government to take control of all they are; it is the destroying ot the'
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professors. The Prussian and Aus* I I Juty a.ncl J point the way. public carriers means something and j I ability, the means to pay that js hurtng :

$tri .a parliaments 1 } to'dau sport >e ofF '" TOM S.\WYtR.:; will be enforced ere long unless there the country so very bad, l;

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1 Long Lake Alliance PicnIa.r Moss Bluff and their neighbors "livedat mule, upon which Sambo was mounted

r The Long Lake .Alliance i picnic is home. with a sack of corn under him and RICH FLORIDA, LANDS. \

:among the things of the past, but the After the good things of earth had riding to mill. The abused animal

;delightful: memoirs of the social 1 occasion tickled the palates 'of the crowd to, knew it was inhumanly and unkindly

lingers pleasantly in memory's hall, satiety, and much pleasant conversewas treated, lashed itself with its hairless

and will long remain to cheer us on indulged i in, the chairman, called caudal appendage, humped its back

our plodding journeys. the "feasted" to again take up the and pretended to "buck," but its rider

Fully from Moss Bluff thread reason as spun by the talkers, returned the animal's audacity with an
Chipco, Electra persons and Lake Weir assem-, and introduced the Banners man, :who extra dig in its side with his spur anda

bled under the grateful shade of the if approving smiles, nods and hearty harder jerk on the merciless bit.
congratulations are any evidence of The poor beast of burden for attempt-
oaks and pines of Long Lake schoolhouse
I last Friday, bent on giving them- satisfaction given, the speaker has no ing to assert its natural right to human
I, regrets to indulge. treatment, only had the lash and thumb
? selves to' sociability and a general
up At this juncture Mr. Thomas R. screw of torture more vigorously :
t good time, and when the day closed
1 their object must have been ,attained Gary, of Ocala, was loudly called for plied by its merciless and exactingowner.
and after much .
searching, he was
i for a merrier and happier gathering we
found behind and clinging to a.sturdyoak The power owns the
' money poor
: have never had the,.pleasure to .associate -
and his excuse for it was that he people of the country and for every
; with or leave with
greater regrets.' had prepared a genuine Sunday school demand for relief only draws the lines Farmers Stop and Think.
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At 10 o'clock, the meeting was
address and he Al- the
at tighter.
finding was an
I 'called to 'order, by Rev. Harmon C. liance picnic and expected to talk The Doctor said he had no hope of life WHY Spend the best years of your
the soils
cultivating of the frozen
: Martin, county Alliance.lecturer, and Alliance doctrines, his courage failed the Alliance succeeding until they
" ., North and West raising on which
the local editor of the Banner, was crops
him and he was seized with a bad case called in the women to their aid. is often
down on the program for a talk,. but the freight not realized, when
of shiver fever, hence his "intimidation. He also paid the women a beautifuland
land from
can buy the undersigned
having become bewitched by the interlacing you ,
tribute. He said
But the
finally yielding',to per; eloquent every rich and fertile
known lands
h of Florida's piney wood roads, suasion of friends, he mounted the .great wrong was righted and moral asany ,
and where raise
,in his from Wier Park to the you can a crop that the
r 19 tramp stand and, after neatly thanking the reform came through them. United States Government
! picnic grounds, ,he got decidedly off people for their kind invitation and He instanced the condition of the will pay a
of each .
BOUNTY $oo on
.: ,of his beat, and ere he could appear on generous feast, he stated that he had Confederacy after Lee's surrender.He acre.
the ground, covered ten miles when HOLD On, this isn't.all. You can sell
formerly been'a member of the Alliance said all was gone but honor; and
: four would have covered the distance. but was no longer connected withit. despair brooded over the Southland'sfair the said crop right there in your home

In his absence, Mr. W. D. Condon, That the trouble with the order homes hushed in desolation. market for $250 per acre. You ask for
t the oratorical Hugh Beaumont of the "How" and the "Wherefore.:'
was their differences on subjects vitalto It was then the fair, ,determined,
Florida, on all industrial and Alliance the good and prosperity of the or- resolute and undaunted women of the Quite right-facts and figures.count best.

interests, took the stand, and for nearlytwo ganization. He thought the present land came to the front, infused newnope Plant the Land with Sugar ,Cane.
hours rolled forth 'such a fearful in this t and life the defeated
; banking system prevailing into war TO OLD Farmers and careful perus-
array'of statistical data shiverin the the best 'the world had riors them their handsto
country was taught to put ers of papers, the fact that there is now
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. selfish and monopolistic tendencies of ever seen. The farmers' trouble was the plow, and from that hour until established near Kissimmee, Fla., the
the plutocrats of the day, that he wanted for the south of Mason and
they something nothing.In now country St. Cloud Sugar Refinery, is stale
flooded every ear within sight and his opinion, if the farmers quit Dixon's line had thriven and prosperedas news.Ve are talking to all ,our '

hearing.His running after strange gods and vision- no other country had under the friends. Sugar cane can be raised as i
cry- was "equal rights to all, theories home and cultivated of heaven.
ary 'stayed at canopy high cheaply as corn, and Uncle Sam will
special privileges to none, that the their crops in lieu of this waste The Doctor surprised his hearers a bounty of two cents tJndon
pay you
government had the right to make and of precious time, they would prosper with the beauty and flow of his lan- the manufactured sugar. The St.
issue money; that the government in- and hard times be and the with ;
more a nursery guage telling figures Cloud plantation in Osceola Co.;Fla,
stanter issue $10,000,000,000 legal rhyme. As a pure, unadulterated which he illustrated and punctuatedhis averaged 4,500 pounds of sugar to the
tender notes and with this
money buy Alliance oration it reached '
scarcely arguments. last and it will
acre year, go 5,000
up and control all railroads and tele- mark but all the the .The exercises then de-
high water same, public were pounds this year.METHODS .
graphs, charging' for transportationonly speaker was lustily applauded. clared over and the Alliance went into
actual cost; the national banks Captain Pillians was next called on executive session.-Ocala Banner. ? This isn't the only big.

must go, substituting government I and gave an admirable talk, empha- -- .S ..------- chance of your life, however. The
banks at every postoffice and county sizing in strong words the necessity of Be Useful. cultivation of rice lands about Kissimmee -

site in, the land; free coinage of silver; the educated and is to become an assured, profitable
people being taughtto This is a day of industry and work.
a law regulating the class of immi- think and I fact. There is no richer or better
reason. who the
Young enter
that shall land shores men great arena truck and market-garden lands in the
grants upon our ; Dr. Louis of Lake Weir and
Ayer, of life are wholly unable to battle with
the abolition of convict labor; equal world than the land on the rich OVer-
of Marion's commissioners who
one its hardships vicissitudes and
I for equal work irrespective of sex flow or bottom ,lands about Kissimmee. -
pay .
in the audience
was was surprisedwith gles unless they know something.After .
+! or previous condition of servitude; that call his views the Write, for confirmation, to Col.
a to express on a boy leaves school and enters
the loan direct to the A. K. McClure, editor Philadelphia
government pea of the
questions day. the field in search of work, equipped
ple money at i per cent a year, in We must confess that our local solon only with a smattering knowledge of Times who has personal knowledge.Then .
limited amounts prohibiting alien in lands for or
; own. orange groves
was anything but complimentary to "
"reading writing and arithmetic he
ership of landjthat all receive suffi I' already cultivated or bearing,
the tillers of the soil and the wealth finds that his dream of swaying the groves
cient lands for self that the I can satisfy that best interestslie
support; of the nation and you your
producers by sayinghe world with the majesty of his brain is
government pass laws to prevent deal- could that their in seeing me before any one else..
not see organization dispelled by the fact that there is no
ings in "futures. had effected anything in righting market for his talents. He is com BEAUTIFUL HOMES. The health-
From this the reader can easily mt fulness and of Kissimmee
their their condi- beauty
wrongs or bettering pelled to walk the streets of a large
I t agine the magnitude o(his theme and tion, the Doctor momentarily over city day after day, while the fangs of have never been questioned. No

the portentousness of ms language.The looked the 100 per cent. reduction the the wolf snap and grit in his face, or diphtheria, no consumption, no pneumonia -

acidity of Mr. Condon's facts Farmers' Alliance had secured on cot- wander through the lanes and green -in fact, read our medical .

so sharpened the appetites of his hear- ton bagging. He admitted they had fields in search of menial labor. The I report. Beautiful cottages, villas or

ers, that no,sooner did he bear him grievances and wrongs ,to right andan boy who grows weary with his lot and lots suitable for residences. Write '

self gracefully from the stage amid unequal tax to bear, butthey.1ackedthe shifts from one field of labor to an- for terms and particulars.

well sounded applause, than the order mental caliber to grasp the situa- other, until he eventually acquires the COME SOUTH, And get untold

was issued for the spread of the.dinner, tion and properly adjust it. He said I name of "Jack-at-all-trades," dies a quantities of the grandest climate in .a

when the stalwart yeomanry,quickly! times were terribly out of joint. and complete failure, unwept, unhonoredand the world free with each acre of ground f

delivered boxes, baskets, ;trunks and admitted that the farmer, instead of a pauper. It. is the boy who, purchased. Come where you can till

hampers which were stowed away in paying $70 or $100 taxes, should onlybe upon leaving school, has 'sufficient the soil twelve months in the year. ;

4 their vehicles,, and the'nimble?:fingers' assessed, $10 and the remainder sense to know that he is wholly in- At least write to me for full particulars. .

t ,* of the fair maids and their noble moth- should come out of the national banks, competent to face a world of labor, W3f. CAWJTOW,

t l ,ers, on damask as white as the 'driven bankers, capitalists, monopolists where men have spent years in learn- Kissimmee, Fla. .

;now, arrayed the well-:cooked and those who lived off of the fruit of their ing their trades, applies himself to the Agent For the for Associated the lands of Railways the Dlutoo lamia Companies,and the;

> tempting viands, ,when grace,was pronounced labor. The Doctor very amusingly task of acquiring knowledge that will lands of Klsslmmee Land Co. i

, and all fell to with a will portrayed the condition of the farmer; be useful and command a price in the Phosphate, sugar cane, rice, trucking, : '
f- It was.an elegant feast and.empha said it reminded him of the poor,lean, market. In other words, when boys and fruit,home grazing lands., timber Send, general for map farming showing, .,

{r sisedthe- .- ..fact'. ..that the,Alliance.men, 4 ,* of: -lank,,gaunt, slabsided. and poorly?' fed" _start. in. life. ,. without' money. without' .. i lands 4
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'avocation that needs their inexperienced Railroads.But have money at your command. As- who were able to own $100,000 of

labor 1 and ihey are in the, the question may be asked, "Is sociations can be thrown around them gold bonds. Now if such law as thisis

same position as,a: merchant who has there any prospect of the truckersever that will warp Judgment and tend to constitutional, why, upon the same
$100,000 worth of diamonds and has obtaining better rate?" Yes, make them forget the patient toilers in reasoning cannot Congress authorizea

for a market the wilds of Africa. The there not only is a prospect, and a the field (who are just now becominga circulating medium based on non-

merchant will starve and die in his good prospect, but we believe that the little impatient). The atmosphere perishable agricultural products? If

.effort to sell his diamonds, while' a question, of rates lies largely with the Washington is very different from the one is constitutional the other must

savage in the same place will pluck truckers themselves. As individuals that which- surrounds the farmer's necessarily be so.-HON.. J. P. ALLEN.

fruit and kill animals and live sump- they.ran kick till they are gray headed home. Even our enthusiastic Kansas T.
tuously. A boy may enter life witha and that is all the good it will do farmer members admitted its depressing Population by Drainage Basins.

bright intellect, cultivated and en- them, but let them unite, call a meet- effects before they had been in Following'is the percentage of total

riched I5y> a thorough education, but ing and_ ask the transportation officialsto Washington three days.It population by drainage basins as
he must first apply himself in such a meet in consultation with them, is easy to think and feel as farm- shown by the three last enumerations:
and convinced they would receive do when with them and -DIVISIONS. 1890. 18V). 1870.
we are are
manner that he can use his informationand ers you Atlantic Ocean ... .. P6.2 971 978
intellect in some line of labor thatis concessions which would make one of them, but it is altogether an- New Kngland: Coast ...72 76 8.5

in, demand before he can success- the truck business profitable. As other thing in Washington. I do not South Middle Atlantic Atlantic Coast.Coast. 183 L8 192 74 20.8 7.3

competewith: the practical men I proof of this statement we need merely know but it would be a good plan to Great Ijukes...__ .... .. 11.2 107 11.0
fully ..... 6.7 622 502
Qnlf! Mexico
who;>> are living in an age of labor. to allude to the fact that only last transplant the Capitol and White Great Ba8ln............... 0.4 0.4 03
Thus, the success of a boy depends, Tuesday President Ingraham, of the House to some of the breezy plains of Pacific Orean...._ 3.4 26 1.9

to a great extent, upon the persistency South Florida Railroad, and Superin- Kansas. It would not then be so difficult Of the percentage given in the

with which he applies himself and his tendent Myers, of the Southern Express to get something for the farmer.Constitutionality I above table for the drainage basin of

in acquinng knowledge that Company, met with a committeein t-H the Gulf of Mexico, the tertiary divis-
is worth money. There was never a Orlando, and held a conference in of the SubTreasury ion of the Mississippi river embraces

time in the history of the world when reference to securing special low ex, Plan. 43.8 for 1890, 43.4 for 1880 and 42.4 a
inborn genius demanded 'money. It press rates on fruits, vegetables and History teaches us that able and for 1870. The areas of the respective

is the cultivated talent that rules the perishable products raised in Orange distinguished lawyers and statesmen drainage basins were determined with

world, and in order to cultivate'genius county. As a result of this confer have asserted emphatically that Con- care, and adjusted to suit the total

time and labor must be expended. ence, Messrs. Ingraham and Myers gress could not by law make any kind area'of the United States exclusiveofAlaska.
both the committee promise of of money atlegal} tender except silver .
The:brightest boy on earth will not bea "gave .. t .
mechanic in two days, and he musthave quicker time to the. Northern' markets i and gold.; Mr. Webster, the greatestof .
-- FinancieringBelow
than those in New England Senators, made the False
the and manhood to select and lower rates now
his business energy and stick to it until his force, which will be announced as assertion ,on the floor of the Senate, is given a specimen of the

sobriety and efficiency com- formulated." Let our truckers take on the 21st of December, 1836. To methods by which the Argentine Re- ..
mand for him a remunerative sal the same action and we guarantee it the credit of the distinguished South' public has been bankrupted. It is
Fort Worth Gazette. ry.- will meet with the same results. Carolina Senator, John C. Calhoun, also claimed by both the old parties to

Transportation companies are not he entertained a different opinionThe be identical with the sub treasury plan.It .
fools know that their interests strict constructionists who favored is taken from the Star, as writtenup
Loyalty: Within, Treason Without.A ; they
m'norlty.be It ever so small,even a minority are identical with those of the growers .a gold standard, and who did all they by one of its reporters:
compos, d of one single ludividaal ; that if one fails the other: loses. I could to depreciate greenback currency "I happened to meet on the street
ibis great Order, baA a right to be respect*d as They cannot be driven by kicks and forced an issue, and, in the case the United States minister* to a South

.Incy-re.and patiently h.-ard and courteously complaints, but nine times out of tena of Hepburn vs. Griswold ((8 Wallace, American republic, whose name I
and candidly au",wered: in bin oppoait.on fony conference with them will bring the 603)), they were by four judges to three cannot repeat. He had just come
$ or all the conch:Atone of ho rirsjorltywithlu
unconstitutional as a legal from Buenos Ayres, and I asked him
he I Order,and It Is ,wgaluut the or- desired relief. Call your meeting; "
ganic law of the Order for any to Impugn his ask President Ingraham and -Superintendent tender. That construction by the about the situation. 'In six months,

motive for any inch oppo.!\lt on to the demands Myers to meet with you, and Supreme Court of the United States he said, "the people have passed
or laws ol the Order, no matter how this transportation question will soon produced widespread disapprobation, from commercial activity and enthu

often repeated or forcibly expressed within be solved.-Kissimmee Leader. especially among the farmers, laboringmen siasm to depression from happiness to
the Hut outside the Order and before
rauks. and element of the North misery from confidence to despair.
soldier ;
the world it U very different.. Gradually for a a
tne last two years the line of' demarcationha The Political Atmosphere of Wash- for greenbacks were the only kind of They have taken a Niagara plunge
become more and more distinct. until at ington. currency they had to pay debts with. from which they will not recover in a

the present day the people of tbe United The duties imposed upon me by the But afterwards the same tribunal, generation. Tne worst of the schemewas I
Stales can almost without u tingle exception National Grange P. of H.made it nec- when by the appointment of two new that it offered irresistible temptation 1
be reduced to two camps on the finance ques-
time in fresh from the people who to bribery. It made it possiblefor
considerable judges ,
tion,and to oppose one Is to assist the other essary to spend
Therefore it Is right for members of the Orderto Washington and hold frequent inter were in sympathy with the classes, a man who owned real estate to

recognize men who take the Wall street views with Senators and Representatives and who were able to give a broad, get almost any quantity of money if

bail the money question as "confederates in the effort to secure such liberal construction of the constitution, he would only swear falsely. An acquaintance -
of street.," and If such men happen to Lee of mine had nice farm
legislation as is desired by the farmers. decided in the case of vs.
belong to Ibe'AtllauC-t no one can deny the
membership the right to denounce them ask Daring this time I took occasion to ((12 Wallace, 457)), that they were con there which he valued at 15000.
.traitors to the A 111 a1JC6"' and treat them as study the faces and, so far as I could, stitutional, and a legal tender in pay The law would give him a loan toonehalf
such -.Motion.il Econvmitt the character of the men selected to ment of.debts, and from that day it of the value-that value to be

But on another page, in speaking of represent the people of the United has been declared to be the best paper fixed by the official appraisers. He

a strong defense of the sub treasury States. There are very few statesmenin currency which the world ever saw. went and 'saw' the appraisers and he

scheme recently made in Mississippi, either branch, but there are sev- No lawyer or statesman now questionsthe obtained a loan of government money

the, Economist says: eral shrewd politicians, who sometimestry justice or soundness of the latter -cedula-amounting to$250ooo, the .

In the State of ,Mississippi the discustloa to pose as statesmen. As a whole, decision. maximum loan permitted by law to ;

grows warmer,and It is fair to assume thntwhen however, the impression made\ by Con- Congress, on the 14th of January, one person! Think of it! And the
; the time conies the people will act In- ; .._.... r..h1.... 1875, authorized free banking, cer money was endorsed by the Barings!
grcss:: was lavurauic.I ;
telligently. Brethren in the Order owe it to
;p. therselvestogee! that, ruch dlscusMon arc did not observe, at any time, a --
'. given ait wide publicity a* rxwslble: member of either who seemed to be

Are we to understand then that the' under the influence of liquor. All are THE BEST WORLD IN THE, THE LATEST IMPROVED

editor of the Economist means by ''dis not teetotalers, but they give no indi-

cussion" of a measure a defense: ot it? cation of being "bummers." Nor do

Webster1!,dictionary defines "discus1as4ollow& they appear to be men whom one BRwNCOTTON GIN

:. "To examine or considerby would like to approach with improper

-disputation; to reason upon by pre;. influences= to secure favorable. legisla- Non-Friction
Cotton Box and Llnter Attachment
i semiug favorable and adverse confide tiun. It is plain to be seen, however, t. w, S With, New Automatic Feeder and Cabinet- Q.

rations to debate to ventilate; to silt." that, a few men on either side ol the ., Condenser. Runs very Ain. Gins Fast. Makes
Fine Sample. Two on all GInIn.urlng
1'.. Certainly the Economist would not house control largely the votes of the. Steady Motion. No Choking. no breaking the Roll.
that discus the member and it is Patent Flange Brush Slicks, seethe Saws Free
hqJd: to subtreasuryplan average ; probablethat and Clean when Ginning Damp Every
is simply.10 print favorable argu influences adverse to,the farmers' Machine Folly, GuanmUwd. Delivered Freight
Free at the following Prices. : Gins,83. e '
menu, as that paper does. Any discussion interests are able to reach some of ,11.00 peraa", Condensers,fl.OO per aa,....
Write for
3 which is worthy of the name these leaders.In Special Term Metro mav/actvrt8vn.XU>t and Or vwlrricdt for roairin -
Vint-/< ;: ; strokes the hair of the cat both ways.i i saying this I do not mean that and Discounts.
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r Of course the, appraiser got half of it, can run close to it without coveringup over our corn four times-three times

but the people have it to pay. And the young corn. with double shovel or sweep, one

j they are now in debt more than $100 Now, to sum up this far, I have round in each row; we have kept the

t for every man, woman, and child- done about the same number of ,days ground level, mellow and de..... of ;

I hopelessly bankrupt. And their'moiey work that is ordinarily done to plant weeds: with but little or no hoeing; we

t stands at 25 fler cent I be- ami plow out corn first time, but my have plowed shallow all the time alter

lieve." work has; been done at the right time the first plowing; have not broken the

Can any one discern where the and in the right way. Proof: My roots of the corn, as every root adds

1 methods of the sub-treasury plan come ground has been laid off* both ways its quota to the development ol the

in? One is founded on a wrong principle with long plow and two horses, corn corn; we have not done any more

and is made to serve fraud and covered with double bull tongue, corn work than has ordinarily been dome in .

deceit, while the other is framed upon run around-bull tongue next to corn. making a crop of corn, but our work

I direct methods that cannot be changed Result: I have my ground deeply has been done at the right time 'and Florida Central and PeninsularItAILROAD

or trifled with.National Economist. and thoroughly ,pulverized under each in the right way, and we expect to

hill and in shape for the rays of sun gather,as much as thirty-three and ,-

I t Like Dropping Water on & Duck's to penetrate and give vigor to the one third bushels of good corn per THE FLORIDA TRUNK LINE

Back. young corn and enable it to send do nvigoro'us acre, one year with another, for any
J ((Formerly F. R A: N Co.) offers Increased
roots into the soil that has
The Alliance demands made to the years.! By mixing differ- facilities this season for travel to Florida,
been properly prepared to receive ent varieties of large fiejd corn when havlug In addition to Its old and ,popularconnections
last had about much the LOUISVILLE A NASH-
just as
I. them and that will hold the moistureand planting the yield will be and VILLB
greater R. II at the Klver Junction! and the
effect if had been made the
Czar of as Russia.they On the Democraticside to make a crop of corn in a dry sea : just as good (for feed, and that means Suwannee OhOKUIA River HOUTHERN route to_ Florlda'a.rr&Dpdtor
son, when a different method wouldbe I fine varieties of seed corn can be ob- a new route from the West and Northwest -
of the House they said, Most of via Montgomery Bainbridge add Monti-
failure and the of workso tained.
a amount -
r demands class and cello, carrying through sleepers: from CINCINNATI ; -
your; are legislation far is equal. By this method of corn culture I TO TAMPA.
I unconstitutional and The road has less than
now no
we can't(help
you. For the second plowing double have taken the
: premium on corn at
It is true we have voted for many joint Seven Points of Connection With
shovel or small sweep on one next'to County and State fairs whenever and
resolutions appointing committees to corn is better, and when the corn is wherever my corn was entered for the North,
i bury dead congressmen at public ex- namely Fernandlna,
six eight or ten inches high plow premiums. CaUabantJaCklOnvlUe.
and it is also that have Live Oak, Lake City,
pense, true we crosswise from first plowing and thinyour' In conclusion let me say, and I Junction, making. comfortable connectionswith
: voted, for bills to retire generals, Chicago, Kansas City and all northern
i rich corn to a stand. A sturdy plow hope, without boasting or fear of.successful cities, for which this road Is specially. In
judges widows Gar-
man can nearly do it with a plow. contradiction, if this mode of augurated.
; field, Logan and Grant, and it is also Follow after the plow and pull out all corn culture is followed, that our Lone The Florida Central .
true, that President Grover
our but one stalk to the hill, and never Star State can show up a better aver and Peninsular Itai I road
Cleveland signed several of these
have but one under any circumstances.Three age yield of corn throughout its lengthand Is the greatest artery of travel through the
,, bills and sent a special message to finest parts of Florida, traversing iwmty-
good ears of corn will make breadth than State in the
General Grant in any four counties rejoicing. being one quart, of shelled corn;two first- Union.-Farm and Ranch Alacbua. Lake Leou Huwanuev. Nor I&u.
called on to sign a law retiring him on ... Levy, Orange, Hlllab-iruugu. Wuulla
class ears one stalk to the hill will
-- Lolnmbla.. Clav. Marlou. ivlk. Manatee.
$17,000 a year. And we knew these make one quart of shelled corn The Brookhaven (Miss.) Leader Madison, Baker, Bradford,' Sumter, Her-
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bills were all unconstitutional and Daudo and DesJoto- In their richest. portion.
auarts make one bushel: then 64 ears says: The naked, unvarnished truthof It runs through the MIDDLE FLORIDA nEurON -
I class I laws; but you see, these 'people of the, very best corn will make one the whole matter, as we have said or BILL COUNTRY where are the fine old

were honorable and high i in society bushel. The best and largest ears of before, is that the financ al policy of Farming Lands and the New To-
and,it wouldn't do to raise the ques both of the old is dictated
corn that were ever gathered out of parties by bacco Farms
,tion of constitution or of class laws
my field of corn were found where the money power, and both need reached by no other line) some of them '
f against them. If we had they wouldhavep there was but one stalk in the hill. bringing to their senses by the farming conducted on a large icale. He'O are Quincy, I

: :: squelched us.. But we ain't My mode of one stalk to the hill will, and laboring classes of the coun: Tallahassee son and other(the towns capital,from),whose Montlceilo.comfortable MadI "'\

: afraid of you old farmers, you'll vote under the most unfavorable circum- try standing shoulder to shoulder and ample dwellings, reposing In a fertile
country,Is coming a renewed energy to em-
i! right any way.Ve will get ,in the stances, give you from 3,000.to 4,000 demanding their rights. For the ploy the resources lavished about them.

campaign, raise a pow-wow and a stalks to the acre. Then, counting farmers to stand together and elect Htretchlng down through

yell, aQd you will vote the straight 100 ears to the bushel and two sub-treasury Senators from this The Peach Country
you of Baker, Bradford,Alachna and Levy coun-
and ol old
ticket-yes, some you sure of one ear to the stalk, it will State will go an immense distance toward ties,through the prosperous

i farmers Vindicator.are just' that way.-Texas give you from 30,to 40 bushels to the sobering the leaders of both old Strawberry Farms

;I acre, and I often make 50, 60 and 65 parties and warning them that the otLawtey,8tarkeaDd Waldoperhaps superior
In profit to the orange grove-It goes through
bushels. By way ot experiment, people are terribly in earnest, and the the heart of the State, penetrating tome ot
Corn Culture. I have often left two stalks in a hill, lesson will be as good for one set of the finest groves,one having

;; Have a long, narrow shovel plow; and if the season is dry, I have in that old party leaders as the other. The 7OOOO Full-bearing Orange

i for two horses, and lay off your land hill two fine stalks, but no corn. In National Democratic_ party has been Trees,

: three' feet six inches, three feet nine the ,hills around it, with one stalk, I posing as the special champion and passing making for way nearly southward a mile to between the. Gulf,them and to

inches, or four feet, according to the have one good ear or more, which sympathizer of the dear Earner' and the more tropical portions of the State. In
all of the 8
portions late It reaches point of
strength of the land. As soon as proves conclusively that it takes as laboring man for lo these many years, Scenic Interest.

this is done, turn back, so as to check ; much moisture to make two stalks of and yet it has its Standard Oil million Waknlla Springs In the West,the Suwannee

I the' land in even checks, and let the corn in one hill and no ear, as it doesto aires in the United States Senate and River, as beautiful I and romantic as It is

,' -dropper follow, dropping a sufficient make one stalk with one or more in the Cabinet shaping the party policy and fatuous the,Silver lakes Borings themselves, t-i,the with lake their region surroundings -,

quantity in each check to be sure ofa ears. and a millionaire railroad magnateas of rolling land interspersed withpleasant
homes In downto
full stand, which is very important, It has taken me, some time to thin chairman of executive committee, the clear lake fronts green groves By means sloping of this

;, as replanted corn seldom pays. To this corn, for I want it understood as who is so far above the masses that hecannot road you can most readily reach the

::" cover the corn, take the shovels off a to the whys and wherefores of each travel on the same train with Hunting and Fishing Grounds.
t The settler will find on the line of this roada
double shovel and put in their place working. We will now return and the common people, but rides every- greater opportunity for a varied selection 04

: long bull tongue plows,and spread the finish up the cultivation. When ,the where in a private palace car of his land from than lightest on any soils other to those road underlaid In the btale wit

; stock so that it will be wide enough corn is about- waist high, plow over own.ForOlaandYoUDK.. clay and marl, and of richest hammock
to not move the corn in the check with double wnether for regular mixed farming,steak. 01
I I again same plowthelast dairy farming! peach or strawberry culture,
where it was dropped. Let the coverer plowing always crosswise from the I orange graves and vegetable gardens.
The tourist will be gratified with lit
i follow after the dropper, so that one that preceded it This makes scenery. The bealth-seeker on Its ample
each is laid off and TnU Liver ibis act as Madly tll.atl. route can find some spot adapted to his ,. ,
f row dropped cov three times that have
you plowed your ..the delicate female *r infirm wants. On the hard clay roads of Middle .J
: er'ed at the same time, as, the furrow corn, which will make you a good ....she.as apoa 01."iioro ua.... Florida the horseman will ride with speed

r should never hayeany time, dry out crop, but if the cultivator has the and and Peninsular satisfaction.Is,tbeSportsman's and the Florida Central ::1

:t before the corgis; dropped and_ cov time, one more plowing will be -of Route. .

i ered. The double bull tongue covers great benefit about the time the corn Ms Pills NOTK.-Passengers from Northern connections 1
:i. the the is having tickets over the Florida Central
corn nicely, leaving groundin bunching to tassle. At each plowing and Peninsular to po Dl1 In Houth Florida r
.. the best shape for the rays, of.the 'i if the field of corn can be gone have the privilege of being taken Into Jacksonville
over the Company line and allowed
,t sun to penetrate and .hasteh'germmatioiw over in the same Jay, it would be srlY ton.to the weak stomach fc.w. stop-over within the going limits of the t
As soon as the corn is up, much the best, as each Hill would getthe il..,kidneys .and bladder. To tae*. ticket, with return to their route for destination
organ their trengttieninro.Balitleaare free of extra charge. Send for map of -
f J ,run around it with double: plow- advantages that' would accrue wonderful, causing them tope** Florida, mailed free.
t y bull tongue,next to the corn!, shovel from the soil having,been worked over f rat their function aa in youth; A. O. cDONELL,G.P. A.Jacksonvtile.

!?. on the other--:-"the same way that it ,at the proper time. Sold Everywhere t Fla.

was planted It.is planted so that you I Now, to, sum up, we. hay 'plowed Office,39 & 41 Park Place,N.T. N. 8. PENNINGTON D.E.MAXWELL General is Manager.Manager. 4

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V Saved His Plums by: Irrigation. I one-half the thickness of coarse man I down speedily afterwards. It is seldom not be said that they were productive,

O. S. Birch, of Grant county, ,Ind., ure, he would have had equally good profitable to attempt taking more I although luxuriant in foliage; and this
tells P&pular Gardening how he saved.1 results; and if the ground was rich than two crops from the same bed, is what seems to me so remarkably
would have and in most it would be better strange-plants can be grown well
his,plum'crop': last I :year. ,He says: j enough the water alone cases
"We'have found,that good cultiva- saved l the crop. Why not, in times of to plow up the patch after the first .I enough and as. often as you please', .
tion,and liberal manuring ply well in drouth, water the trees by sprayingthe I crop. An experienced Canadian fruit- but they do not produce. the fruit.

cultivating this, ,crop, ,and, 'when properly ground, under them as far out as grower, D. Nicol, gives his views in New Insects Discovered.Our < .
started, but little/pruning' is the roots extend? This could be done Canadian Horticulturist as follows: I
needed. The point I ,wish to empha- rapidly with a horse machine,' and a have often tried renewal, but have Horticultural Society has disc.
size, however, is the'method by which, less finely perforated nozzle than is never found it profitable. After tak- covered several new insects that makea
I saved a crop the past season. I used in spraying the trees for fungoidand ing off the second crop of fruit, I have business of depredating on our trees,
fought the curculib by the old jarring insect diseases; and in times of summer-fallowed, manured heavily, therefore. becomes necessary for
process, which) "'proved successful. drouth should be resorted to on the and generally the following year have success in the orange industry for the
"July and August were very dry same principle as watering flower gardens obtained a satisfactory: crop of roots, growers to be up and doing with hoes,
and I began to have fears,that I would under similar circumstances.We corn or potatoes, which left the cultivator and spraying their trees,
lose my plums from this cause, as the know of an instance where a man land, as I long supposed, in the very. so as to keep the trees in full vigor
watered of strawberriesin best condition for growing strawberries and the insects back, and not sit
leaves began,to droop and the plumsto a large patch
shrink. To counteract the effectsof a very dry season, and the conse- or any other small fruit. Yet down in contented idleness, trustingto
teat had with me the yield of the second nature to do all {he work. It is
he ,
the drouth, I covered the ground : quence was an enormous
under the trees, as fat as the limbs crop of fine berries, while his neigh- planting has never been half as largeas my opinion that our people are mak-
extended, with coarse manure, to the' bors, who hooted at the idea, had that of the first; hence I conclude ing a mistake by not raising more of

depth of six or eight inches, and then scarcely any at all? that there must be some peculiar element the staple crops and thereby making
thoroughly soaked it with water; the mysteriously essential to the themselves more independent of out- ...
watering was repeated after a few Strawberries after Strawberries.A growth of the strawberry extracted side productions, as it is now they produce \

days, and I was agreeably surprised to thorough system of crop rotationis from the soil with the first heavy very little but oranges. It is.
it avoidsor and that I do not know true that no crop will produce as much
see the trees revive, the plums swell usually to be preferred, as croppings,
out nice and plump, so that, as a, result lessens, many of the ills and dangersof how to replace it. In European gar- value per acre as oranges, yet a little *I
I harvested, magnificent crop of the business, especially the weed I dens strawberries have for many gen- extra effort would go a long way to-
dis erations been as a rotation ward feeding the family at a cost so
nice plums, which readily brought $4a nuisance, insect pests and fungus grown
bushel." eases. The first full crop is usuallythe I crop, and I have seen strawberry beds insignificant that it would hardly be

Probably if Mr.,.'Birch had put on best, and the plantation runs fifteen years old, but it certainly could missed. It used to be stated that the

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difference between the Southern and butter,' which may be kept cool for at Grifflng Bradley, of Pomona Wholesale ,

Northern farmer was that the "South least twenty four hours. A blanket page Nurseries of this, Macclenny number for Fla.contract,advertise budding.on first JACKSONVILLE."

ern farmer: never sold anything that should be folded and placed over the I This Is a rare chance to get trees raised as youwant
}he could eat, while the Yankee farmer box. The writer made one of the Tardlff buds,$I per hundred by mall, MARBLE (MF4NY;,

never ate anything that he could sell above described ice chests and twenty' S5 per thousand Special rates to large orders. MAH7rACTUftXBS CUT
Chas. Pugsley Manville. Fla
Our people have been the pounds of ice into it lasted 5-14-31
spoiled by put two Bay a home cheap I A pleasant home can Monuments, Head-stones,
high prices of,several years.ago, when days, and the chest was opened several be secured on the Installment plan. Nice *
house and two Iota in one of the most pleasant Grave-borders, and all u
their first strawberries would sell for times to put butter, milk, etc., on the locations in the city. Address, CHAB. W. I
$2.50 per: quart and other things at ice.-Tarpon Truth. DACOSTA Jacksonville Fla. Manner of MarbleT

like enormous prices, so when their -. 25 FOB cents SALE.each. F.800 E.Villa Wells.Bartow Franca lemon KJa. 5 trees-l4.4t, and Granite WorkTt

strawberries came down to 50 cents Celery plants should be bought at Repair your old family Bibles. Make them atai KUC Mud designs Mat on

j per quart they thought they were be- this time from those who make spe- good as House new., Jacksonville.DaCosta Printing Fla. and Publishing application.AGENTSWANTED.

t ing robbed. My idea is that the tiller cialty of growing them for sale on a W ANTE .-Price 3)JO two-year buds and 300 ... .

k of the soil should produce a greater large scale. At thinning time, says City three-year Mo. seedlings. H. K Davis, 5-14-6t Monroe We aa deal in Wire and Ir,u

variety of crops tfian ,they are doing Garden ,and Forest, the young plants Do you need stationery of any kindpaperpens ; and Fencing Lawn Poultry Fencr.Netting Dates" .Etc.,Ka-ra

t now, and if some of their crops failedto may be procured for one-third the price Publishing and ink House Send, lacknonville to DaCosta,Printing Fla. *and

find any outside market, they coulduse asked for them at the regular plantingseason .Tb<> Florida Real Estate Journal Arcadia.

them at home an(.save the money and by transplanting them two P'lorlda-wltb State Map-can be bad for onty'
ten cents. Soul Florida lands ch*. 2 t9-12
41 they are: 'now paying the Northern inches apart each way in a rich birder, p.
Do you need printing of any kind? Send to
L farmers for their own uses here. or, what is better, in a cold frame, DaCos a Printing and Publishing House,
Some of our people are producing all where .Jacksonville. Fla *
ill a shade can be put over them,

the forage their stock requires, and fine pants! in the best possible condition i

I could, with little added effort, make are conveniently at hand when .FLORIDA 1 DISPATCH 'r.GROWE hi.

all their grain; by planting sweet po- planting time comes. When only a aI 25 aura St., jacks3nville. Fla.

,, tatoes they could fatten nearly ors moderate number of plants are needed, t 6RMEBI* r+enlssstuaAd.ntxrMue..

I quite allthe pork they would require it is better to buy them in this way $60. $60.

U, and so Tn ad infinitum with very little' than to raise them from seed. CHAS. W. DACOSTA. Publisher.
additional labor aside from the cultivation "
of their groves. If these crops Terms of Subscription:
I BARTER COLUMN For one year '.... ..._..._.... ..... ......$2 00
f were worthless as market crops they For six months ..... .. ...... ... ..M.... 100
would aid the book Definite exchange offers Inserted firer State what
materially pocket
you have and what you want. 49* Subscriptions In all cases cash In ad-
in the which would
j family expenses Open to subscribers onljr. vance.
l! be just: as well and make the people Hate of Advertising: on application.
I Will exchange:: OVA acres of land with 101 REMITTANCE should be made by Check,
more independent. .
two to fonry 'fir old mange trees,*o" e In
Postal Note,Money Order, or Registered, Letter t.
and Uw l l house worth for
f To sow and to reap should ever keep hearing. ing fWt
The farmer busy and true; Mock, cattle or ponies. J .\. R* ['KT, Alton to order of
t His horses and cows his pigs and sheep a, Ha"CENTAWORD" FLORIDA DISPATCH AND FARMER
t t Will find him plenty to do. AND FRUIT GROWER, .

Panics may come and the'money kings fail, COLUMN., Jacksonville Ma.
But the farmer with his flocks and crops
Can smile with his harvest so full To Insure I Inwnlon rnu' column advertlae- [NEW SUBSCRIBERS ONLY.J]
And the fruition of all his hopes. '
4 mente must be accompanied by the money. .
-Pqatka'&r4d.. Advertisements must not exceed ,Ofty ,"OM'-'
i Pottage Stamp received in payment. BIGPremiumOffer
A New Industry.We Count every word.Including name and,addrmn.
have been informed by Mr.

i Geo. Gause. that he and Prof. H. A. WANTED practical gardener with !

Smeltz Jiave formed a co partnership, $500.to $roooto conduct and&!r.e interest : J. J. CALHOUN & CO.. '

and gone into the wine industry. They 'i in a nursery of Japanese anb;other EXCLUSIVE DKAUJRS ;!

have already manufactured about.4,000 trees,within short distance of San,Francis THXLOR.IDA .'

,f gallons of orange and strawberry wine o. We will furnish: the trees on Jb' NATIONAL TYPEWRITERAND

and make shares Address H.. E. AMOORE
are preparing, to grape: ,
Farmer FruitGrowerFor
i huckleberry, lemon, elderberry ,and Japanese Tree Co., San Francisco, Cal. Dispatch, SUPPLIES

i various other kinds of wine in large P...S.-There is a fine opportunity one year and a copy of .

: quantifies. The wine is made out in buying land close by. it White's Gardening in Florida 52H West Bay Street

; the 4Iou(: n try, but a salesroom will be Nursery stock for sale At the Lakeland JACKSONVILLE. :
: opened soon in the Safford building Nurseries. For summer setting ODe and two PLOBWA.P
year old budded cttrux trees of leading varieties -
i OpposIte the depot, where Mr. Dekle OD heavy stocks Sweet and sour orange FLORIDA BOTANICAL DEPOT '
; formerly had his market. The wine and grape fruit seedling! Prices furnished Whitner's Gardening in 'Florida is a ,,,
o i application. Communicate with K H.TtsoN :
: will be. put up in bottles with neat labels proprietor, Lakeland Polk County. handsomelyprinted and bound book o'sso MELTER, Agent,
, 6-.j-t bt ing a comprehensive treatiseon
pages ,
and not only. sold here,. but Fia.Do the and of .
vegetable tropical products WHOUSAIJE DEALER IS MEDICIVALRoots -
you need printing of any kind? Send to
I shipped to all p trts of the country.- DaCosta Printing and Publishing House,' Florida by Prof J. N. Whitner A. M.
i anon 7i utlz. Jacksonville Fla This book is much sought after for its Herbs, Darks and Berries.

Rend fur price of my copyrighted book on practical information. Will Highest Cash 1'rlee For
A Cheap Ice Box. Influencing the Hex "' My method III a suc $2.00 buys the book and our par
cess. If doubt this, and will come here
i any .
To make an ice chest for family u ego I will contract pay I heir expenses and lino paper for one year. Blue,Flag Root, or Blue Lily; Butter
fortune if 1 fall to produce evidence' enoughto This is certainty a grand offer. Sendin fly Root; Comfrey Root ; Cotton Root
the and It. W. G. TILOUMAN Palatka Fla.
to grocery buy an ordinary prove orders at once.
Bark Dandelion Root Deer
5-28-51 ; ; Tongue
lard which generally sells for ten
All kinds of books bound and made as good Leaves Dogwood Bark Ginseng Root'
; ; ;
cents; next get or make a square box a* new. Send to DaCosta Printing.and Pub, Jacksonville, Fla.
, that the lard can will fit into and place lUhing House,Jacksonville, Fla. JerusalemOak Seed; Poke Root; Prickly

: it in it. This done, get some clean 8 K IDLES i OONSIIIU ORANGR TKKKS Trifoliate two Master's Sale. Ash, Bark.; 'Prickly, Ash Berries; Rose
four Citrus '
; sand and wet up a thick batter and stocks years. grafts;still dormant ou and year ju-t ready to plant. Under And by virtue of a decree of forec'os-! Petals (pale) ; Ross petals (red) L Sampson -
it down into the co'rnerof! the berg cutback from over three feet at 45.5 per ore Hint sAle.duly made und entered on in* I Snake Root; Saw Palmetto Berries ;
pour 100 or 17 per dozen delivered at any postofflce 26th day or May, A.i I'.. 1891 In and bv th"Mrrult
box. This will exclude all air from orespreaotnce in the United. Slates, Bend (: Court' of the Fourth Judicial Circuit Stillingia Root or Queen's DeligHt; Sassafras
1'01&1'note to JAPANESE TKBK>:, Co.. San Duvnl Coonty. Florida, In a certain cause
Bark Watermelon Seed
the can. If you wish to have' a faucet .Francisco.; lt> therein pending. In chancery wherein Oliver ; ;
in'the can to draw off the water as fast For: sale cheap, a perfect: beautyr: half Markham !104 complaInant. and Manuel C. Wild Cherry Bark (thin virgin) ; Gray.
blood Jersey bull calf two months old. J. B. Jordan and Samuel W. Fox late partners *
as the ice melts, go to the hardware .WADE,Jacksonville. Fla 5-21-2t under the firm name of Bamuel W. Fox & Moss| Black Moss.
defendants,I shall .e:1: 10 the
store and get an ordinary wood faucet, '! WANTED-To buy or eir hange, Address. Comp highest ny bidder are for CMSh. In front!.of I he door f Write f.'r particular of curing"'etrAd" -
bore a hole into your box and puncha men each of rare Florida bird eggs. the Court House, In said County,In the cite, dress officv, 39 Newuan t?t ; warehouse; and
stating terms MIss MALLIE WATKRS.Green- or.r cksonvUf.: on the first Monday in July what, CMcord's wharf JrkonvJlU, Fla.
hole into C., Put in rllle, Ala. 2t .
your your 1191,.being>> the sixth day o said month.wlthinthe ---- -
1 faucet and fasten it with plaster of Sponda, the great roup cure, 150 doses In legal hours sale the following-scrlbd CATARRH_ CURED.*
tAblet! ,25 cents Free by malL E. W. property to wit: All the following lot, plectf .
Paris on the inside of the can This Amsuen,Ormond, Fla. 5-14101 or parcel of land situate, lying and being In A clergyman, after years ur suffering from
I done and box is for the Repair old family Bibles. Make them the rountvof Duval,tate of Florida to-wlt: that loath t1\e dl!eaH Catarrh and vainly
your ready your Da"oata and Publishing The west half of the east half of Lot 6, in try Ing every known remedy,at.I la t'iound a
ice. Such a box will hold fifteen' to good as House new.,Jacksonville Printing, Fla. Block 199,as shown one map of a portion of prescription which completely cured and
the town of Lavilla,which may be found recorded saved him from death. Any sufferer from this
I twenty pounds of ice and leave room Wanted-A live newspaper man to canvas on pare 94 of book A./-" public rec dreadful disease sending a selMiUdrvvsed
for couple: ,of bottles of ice water ajar the State for two leading publications. Apply lordlJuv..l County. A. O HAUTRIDGE, stamped envelope to Prof.J. A. Lawrence W'
to <* W. DACOSTA, DaCosta Printing W. B, OWKN Special Matter Warren street New York, will receive.the
of milkand.! small. pale of lard or House Jacksonville II Complainant's Solicitor. recipe free of charge.

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&: L. Latest Designs in Parlor and Bedroom' Suites in Antique Oak

Col"l'es p 0-C' Mahogany, Cherry, Walnut'and Imitation. Hall Stands,

Ol1del1Co Solicit e 7'tJ- 8 Bed-Lounges, Willow, Reed and Rattan

d. Goods, Desks of all Kinds and
..;:. ANA Styles.

:.. :WE>SELL 42 W





.. Carpets, Mattings, Curtains, Window Shades, Hanging Lamps, China_ and

: fr=., "' Crockery Sets, Tin Toilet Sets, Mirrors, Curtain Poles and Brackets.

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

When writing,plea mention this paper. i.


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.LOOKING" (tHILDRII How Lost! How Regained,' .c rn .=.'.

urtjfr* to SPASMS.are most likely troubled with td
WflUf ft ,The H NCE .., ti tiKNOTHYLE 00 fAV
Bee /a years aee..u never falls. Observe partic*
? IM&tfeatrb*Imitations ] t'IO ==

: AW BEYE 0rn

: H. RUB :STUMP .=...

Works oa Scientific and Standard Popular Medical Treatise
either STANDING oaths Errors ofYouthPrem&tureDec11neNerToUl
TIMBER %ii r and Physical Debility,impurities of the Blood.
STUMPS.Will And Building Material.
y pull an ordinar EXHAUSTED VITALITY
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.f tw.. A.rM at*ttttlaff.A .a.abOTM It. 11.h *YT ())a.I..r rad to htadu. The crop oa a fly Indian Games, Imperial Pekin Orertaiation, Enervating and unfitting the victim
MTM. tat nm rear will py for the Nubia 'It will only ee.tr.a for Work,Business,the Married or Social Relation. FLA.,
a postal.vd to IOD4 for M Addrew inartrttcd th.C MtBafatar uk>r t, cm c Ducks, Bronze Turkeys. Aroid unskillful pretenders. Possess this great
Mid tetttnmUli.
arms SCOTCH BiOYI. IOWA work. It contains BOO pages,ro.a18To. Beantif
"AMES MILNE A SON Poultry supplies of all kinds. Send a postal binding,emboued,full pit. Price only $1.00 by
card for new Illustrated catalogue and concealed in Clnstratire
my mail postpaid, plain wrapper. -
:'fiiaMratw)- oo price lists. Prospectus Free,If you apply now. The IRRIGATING
.Oataloffue'free. "OSGOOD" Eggs to Hatch.E. distinguished: author,Wm. H. Parker, M.D., re-
7' ,U.8.StandardscALEs W. AMSDEN, Ormond, Fla. from the National Medical Association for
PHYSICAL DEBILITY.Dr.Parkerand acorps
of Assistant Physicians may be consulted confidentially MACHINERY
TON' S'35 '5sntcgtrW.'Pr1ghtpsi& POULTRY FOOD ,. by mail or in at the office of
No.4 Bnlflnch St.,Boston,Mass.,to whom all
,,9S600D &T'SQHPSON9"' Illt alton. NY orders for books or letters for advice should be
directed as abort. BOTH

...,.... NEW HIGH ARM..
I' "etattachmentslelfletUngneee Style-ibm-in out;with full- Trade Mark. DEAFNESS STEAM .HORSE S POWER

and threading shuttle.
of manufacturers. Save canvas. Will Make Hens Lay l' -
rs'CommHlo1180fSentou treated by an aurlst of world- C
Will Make Chickens Growl I Scientifically
C6-9PBAT1YE SEWIM1ACWK yean. M.. AND GOOD FOB,MOTILTINO Fowxs. wide reputation. Deafness eradicated and PIPE, PIPE FITTING, BRASS
Hf W. Freignt. PfldelphlaFwc This food Is strictly fresh ,meat,carefully entirely cured,of from 20 to 80 years'standing,
cooked,ground fine,seasoned and hermetically after all other treatments have failed. How VALVE, HOSE ETC.
sealed in 8-lb cans. Being ground fine,it the difficulty is 'reached and the'canse removed -

can. be readily mixed with soft food,and fed ,fully explained in circulars with affidavits -
THE SELFRESTORERt so as to give each fowl an equal share. Prlo and testimonials of cures from prominent Write for Estimates, Rf

.,80 etc can; $3 per doz., Address HOLLIS people,mailed free. '
to ne' LId .qed. : 20 FONTAINE: East 14th St.,N.Y.
'.fEI: .and old;postagemgp. d. Address DRESSED MEAT WOOL CO., North Dr.A.
ont,381 Cqlumbus AT W,Boston,HaatHORTICULTURAL Boston,Mask: I[Mention paper.|

Warr,:!!!, ONLY! ;I CURE FITS !IWben ...

,SUPPLIES. BUT IYMEN I I say cure I do not mean merely to stop th m
KVUT,AM I MANHOOD; for a Urn and then bar them return acafauImMOik
TOOL. a>st1 atbee eap I ; MB1LITT, dileue of FTrS.EPI-
.yORTI01 t.7URAl. radical con. 1 haft made the
Our mro.I.......thssa all. Suva Body. and Mind, Effects LEPST FALLINO SICKNESS a Iile4on itady. I
'.x IN<<. Lead also lcr 08 floe a..s ao.t JQa. .......,..*..Jl At OOD,.U7 RMMTML.f H{.>..u 1ttrrmtg...I..,.. aRtrmctte warrant my: remedy to care the worst caw*. B eaasa
(=azVATAL8 mrr.MItt... *WIIK.CSMTIUJPID: oaeivSA MBTS ev boor.MfktMr .' oUwn haft faded.Is no reason for Dot now receiving a
...., .. .. t'&unur-a-at.
& .Ir a areas trestles aDd a J'ne Bottle of
...... i eon.' Send a&once for
: &MUf7 h. 10 8t&&oe'" Feralp c'u.
JOHNEON'4.STOKES. fYseeHpHN etisa aad .......na8.t(......)free.eatesss my: Infall&l remedy. Give Express and Pert Offloet
s1T sal alt X..w- PYi4hMPa! ERiE M&DICAI. CO., 8UFPALO,N.y I H. O. ROOT M.'C., 183 Pearl 8t,N. T*

: The Garrett Picket&Wire Feuce_MachlntWvavM 'EVAPORATORTHE ..c-....
rjaeksowrflle Marble C to tbeposts.Annl-
tlEleIarge; and most responsible lall- i versa favorite.Taoataadi mDlfftrtat ZIMMERMAN, Arnomox. FRUIT AiD YEOZTAHJE Grown
laid ttren a&d retail dealers in morno .in use.Ovaraatc.Freight The, Standard KaeIaIDe The No.S Cutaway 4-feet wide,at$4SJO;CUbwlth
bead ones in the United States, >eIr i paid.,Agents are reportIng sizes andpriossd m.maU4 Catalogm fl"H., order. Poll stock iAwarvbooM. Bead for circulars.
.ClMlamaU O.
big sales. Machines, TUB BLTMTCK IKOH WOKKB JC.8. HDBBARD,State
wo.c:always giving aattrfactioa. They aye r Affeot.
Wire etc.,,at wholesale
Federal Point.Fla
and works at 580W. 30th street,) "ew'Yo i direct from factory to
r *. 95 Laura street, Jackson-rill, 'Farmers where I have DO PILLS!
Fkt,awl Orkmooy FkL,and)acieepofata ,agent. Catalogs free. Address -' ANSY CdIIE WO FEE Cured
the manufacturer, 141 EJIXi' .
'UN $
i bhe sera aM : and 4.fat" t5A ;ems":
11j'11 eel S. GARRETT MANSFIELD. OHIO. & ....._()e., u.,1-.. ( M .

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The Clyde Steamship Co. SAVANNAH LINE. '

Time 53 to 55 hours: between Savannah; New York and Phllsf= ,

New York, Charleston and Florida Lines.The dclphia, and between Boston and Savannah 65 to 70 hours. ."

magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed Ocean Steamship Company.

) t* sail as follows :
from New York From Jacksonrllle, (Central or 90 Meridian Time)
(Pler 29,E. B.) STEAMER, Florida.

Wednesday May 27th, at3 F. x."CHEROKEE".Tnesday. Jane 2d, at 1:00 P.x. Passage Rates :
FrIday May 29th. at 3 P..YEMA8SEE". Thursday' June 4th, at 2ooP.-M.
Monday June lat, at 8 P..SEMINOLE". Sunday, June 7th, at 5:00 A.. K Between Jacksonville and.New York:1st class, moo;Intermediate,119.00;Excursion,f4&60
Wedneaaay. June 3d, at 3 P.x. ...:.IROQUOIS".. Tuesday, June 9th. at 6ooA.x. Steerage,IlUO. .
Friday, June 5tb. at 3 P.x. .."ALGONQUIN" Thursday, JUDe 11th, at 8.00 A. 1[.
Monday June 8th, atJ P.x. ....CHEBO EE"'. Sunday, June Utb, at 10:30.L x. Jacksonville and Boston:Cabin $27.00:Intermediate,121.00;Excnrsion.M7.90;Steerage,|14.Z
wednes4ay: June 10th. at 3 F.x......YEMASSEE".Tuesday, June 16th, at 12 Noon. THE Magnificent Steamships oI this Company are appointed to sail..follows:
Friday, June 12th; at3 P.K... .SEMINOLE".Thu.lday, June 18th, at 1:30p. H.
Monday JUDe 15th, at a P."IROQUOIS". Sunday June 2l1t, at 3.0( P.JL FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK.
Wednesday, June 17th, at 8 P.H. ....ALGONQUIN"Tuesday, JUDe 23d, at 5:00 A.K. (Central or 900 .Meridian Tlme.1

FrIday, June 19th, at8 P.X. ...."CHEROJEE..Tbursday". Jane 26th, at 8:80.A.. x. KANSAS CITY.Capt.Kempton ..............................,... Monday,June 1- L30.pm8.00am:
Monday June 22d, at a .YEMASSE June 28th. at 9:80
P.x. .Sunday A.H. ,
CHATTAHOOCHEE.Capt. Daggett....... ..................Wednesday, 3-
.Wed.neaaa7.FrIday, June Jane 24th, atl P.M."SEMINOLE".Tuesday. June roth, at .1l:30A.x. NACOOCHEE.Capt.Smltb...... .................. ......... ......Friday, M 54.30a m
"IROQUOIS" at 1:00p.x.
26tb..atlr.x. Thursday, July 2d. ..... ....... ....... "
.. CITY OF BIRMINGHAM Capt. Bunt MMMJ3aturday 88.00 pm
Monday June 29th, at a P.x. ALGONQUIN"Sunday July 5th, at 3:00: P.x.
CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt.Catherine...... .. _..-. ...........Monday, ftTALLAHAB8EE. 7.00pmSJWaxo
.Capt. Fisher........................__......Wednesday.. 10-
KANSAS CITY.Capt.; Kempton ..................._ ...........Friday, 'f 12- 10.00 amOHATTABOOC.u.EE.Oapt.
Daggett..................._........Saturday, 13- lU,a III
:. St. Johns River Line. .._.___,.......... ...............Monday, L-- 1230pm2COpm
"i CITYOBIRMCapt.GHM.a p Bnrg.......... .............Wedne da7. II 17- )
CITY OF AUGUSTA, ::apt.Catharine............................ Friday, ID- 4.00pm
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. ]Fisher. _......-.__...._.......Saturday 20- 4.30pm
Tor Sanford: .Enterprise and Intermediate Points oh the St. KANSAS CITY,Capf. Kempton ..... ... .. ....... .. 23UHATTAHOOCHEECapt : 6.00pm700am
t .Daggett ..... .........:._.....Wednesday, 24-
Johns River. NACOOCHEE Capt Smith ..T.....;.....__.... ..._-.....__ Friday, 26- 9.00am
CITY BIRMINGHAM, Capt. Berg...........;.. .......Saturday; M 27- 1000am
STEAMER EVERGKLA.DE." CITY OF AUGUSTA,Capt. Catharine..........:....... ........Monday, 29- 12.00 m

Leaves Jacksonville for Sanford ,Tuesdays and Thursdays,at 3:30 Returning
Sundays p. x. GATE CITY CapUDoane,.................. .....................Thursday, June 4- 4.00pm
,leaves Sanford Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays,at 10 A. x. I CITY OF MACON, Capt.Lewis.:..........._......._..._......Thursday, 11- .00am)
I ATE CITY,Capt. Doane.. ......_...._......... .............Thursday, f. 18- :3.00pm
STEAMER.. "WELAK.A." CITY,OF MACON, Capt. LeWII___.. ..........................Thursday, 25- 8.00am;

Leaves Jacksonville for Sanford Mondays and Fridays at 3:30 p. J(. Returning,leaves FOR PHILADELPHIA.
t Sanford Sundays and Wednesdays,at 4:0) A. x. .
. does
' (This Ship NOT Carry Passengers.)

The above steamers are fitted up with first-class,accommodations for passengers, and DESSOUG,Capt. Asking.._............ .... .............Thursday,June 4- 33)p n:%
tables will be with best in market. DESSOUG,Capt.Asklns ._ ......__........Sunday, M 14- 11.30am
supplied DESSOUG, Capt.Asklns ....-;..;...... ..................Thursday., 24- 03pm

I General Passenger and Ticket Office 88 West Bay Street.F. THESE PALACE STEAMERS,

Connecting with the Savannah.Florida and Western Railway(Waycrosa Short Llns)offer.:
M. IRONMONGER Jr.,Fla. Pass.Agent,88 West Bay St.,Jacksonville, Fla to the Traveling Public andjfihippers advantages equalled by no other lias .:.
W. F. 00 II>EN FAY,Traveling Passenger Agent,88 West Bay St.,Jacksonville Fla. Through Tickets and Bills of Ladinllfesued principal points North East and Norlhwait fsV
J. 0; PELOT, Frt. Agt,'on wharf,foot Hogan St.,Jacksonville, Fla. via Savannah. 'For Information and rooms apply to *.
General H. R. CHRISTIAN,Soliciting
J. P. BECKWITH, Agent Agent-
1 JOHIS L.. HOWARD, Fla. Frt. Agent, foot Laura St.,Jacksonville, Fla.J. 71 West Bay Street,Jacksonville. 71 West Bay Street,Jacksonville.R. .
A.' LESLIE. SupL, foot Laura St.,Jacksonville,Fla. L.WALKER,Agent, C. G. ANDERSON Agent;
t MARSHAL H. CLYDE A.8st.TramcManager.6 Bo'l1ngGreen, New York. New Pier No.85 RICIIARDSON'North River&New BARNARD.York. Agents City Lewis':Exchange Wharf Balldln: Boston;.SivAin: 8'.,. ,

THEO. Ci: EGEB,Traffic Manager,5 Bowling Green N.Y. W. L. JAMES Agent 13 8.Third Street,Philadelphia.J. .
D. HASHAGIth, Eastern Agent Sav..Fla.&Western Ry.Co.,231 Broaiw. N. Y"
t WM. P. CLYDE & CO. Gen'l Agents G. M. SORREL, Gen.Manager. W.E.ARNOLD,Gen.Trav. Agt.,Jacksonville. Fla.'
For Tickets apply to S.,F.&; W.Railway omce.ESTABLISHED.
18,S..ill Wharves, Philadelphia. 5 BovllngCtreen, K. Y.

1875.WIIJLIA .

Williams & Clark Fertilizer Co., r .

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Branch Office No.. ,Reynolds St. Augusta Ga
7.29 ,
Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers
C. D. DUNCAN, Florida Salesman. ,
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Americus Orange Tree Fertilizer .' :t. -

'Americus Orange Tree, No. 2, .:x .
::. Americus Ammoniated Bone Superphosphate, : .

r % Americus Pure Bone Meal Americus Bone and Potash, Hay Corn Oats Flour BranWheat Grits Heal
Americus Strawberry Fertilizer .

Americus Sulphate of Potash COTTON SEED MEAL, Both Bright and Dark

Florida Vegetable Fertilizer.


KXTEBKNCKS: C. F. Winton Mandarin Fla.: Dr. H.Knight, Belle view, Fla.| M.E. J. E. Tygert A Co.'s NITRATE SODA
Wilson Clermont. Fla.; M.P. Minneola, Pala.Addressallcorrespondenceto ,
WILLIAMS dc CLARK FERTILIZER CO.Augusta Star Brand Fertilizers
Comprising -- JIll[
B.a. -V-EI: "c> 1:1 B. :Mc> rq .hi YB Orange Tray and Vegetable KAINIT Era ,


B J Uum Ii JllOr, Li DDnuD ll : n & G O.O J S } "CULTURATOR""VEGETATOR" These Fertilizers have no superior In the market and a trial will eonYince. j

& G.O 'Vholnale and Retail Dealers ia Foreign ands '
.Complete Fertilizers for Vegetables and Fruit Tree Analysis and rloet upon application. NEA.SoN '
BAKER BROS. State Agents..
GBO. W. BAKER'S ROTTED BONE MANURE, Decomposed with Poiaah. IK per
ton delivered. .Guaranteed Analysis. Send tor Catalogue and samples WINES CIGARS ETC
B.S.FULLER A CO.,Special Agents, Palm Spring,Fla, LIQUORS, ,

., Wholesale Dealers la MILWAUKEE and B. & E. BEERS, "d8olfiiffcufofru*. j

JAPANESE INSECT DESTROYER u the SU p1 p1ro ctuiot f::;Cab- Old Dominion White Rye and Celebrated Silver King Sour Mask 1875.. <,

dett-rUCtITel no polacm. Price br mail=0. Stamps accepted.J'rid.JIeGdM G.,emfcm ,l K Office and Warehouse, 115 West Bay Street,Jacksonville, F&

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Blood" and Bone, :, Chicano Bone :Meal, ;:
-Dark and Bright Cotton Seed Meal,
,." ,' Pure Fine Q-round:- Bone, ;;j
/* "' .A.nimal Bone and Potash, "0 Tobacco Steins, '

,' .. Blood, Bone and Potash, Canada Hardwood .Ashes,

Pulverized Animal Bone, Soil-Dilate of Potash, ,&c.
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'. oran: .g Tire Food, Young 'X'ree .

Vege-tab1e an.d.: Potato: Cro-vver. x xC

( =FO.' WILSON, 50 West BaY Sreet, Jacksonville Fla. :



Milwaukee-Florida! Orange Co. :

Selected strains of Choicest Varieties of Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty.
Budding-Wood for sale at all times.

Our stock Is large and complete. PROMPT ATTENTION TO CORR POND NCE. For t

k Catalogue and Price-List,address,

A L. DUNCAN, Manager, Dunedin, Fla. ,

4 : ". JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.,



... -, :{' foul-lay], Grain, Winis,( ,.. Liquors, Cigars, Tobacco, Etc ,.



Parker ............_....... __.. M..fi.T5 J. mJ tin "..........__..._ N$3.00
Orange*V iigy..M-......m.................. 2.00 Virginia Glades _";:_._...N..N. 4.00 ..
Ji ARE CONCEDED TO 'BE THE MOST COMPLET] NURE FOR ORANGE TREES:, Spring Valley_..._._.. _.__ V.5O Old HiiiiThntT...?.._......1m._..._ 5.OO .,
,-' -' t fruit. Mr.P C.Buffum, North Caro loa Corn__..... 2 5O Kentucky Sour Jlash....._ S.OO
of the] it ; ;
of wood and yield quality
Whey produce a strong growth? a large and Clifton Club___..__...... ......... Old Kakcr..................___ 6\OO
of and lemon trees ,
._ of Staaton,!1&-,says: "I am cultivating nearly Sao acres ilge a nursery Hlontrose VelvetwN..NN..N.N/NN..N ,36.00. "
the largest& the State,and_ I have experimented with a tested all the high-grade fertilizer
offered for sate in the State,and I find yours more satisfactory than any others I have used." Send Jags extra: gallon 25a, 2 gallon 50o() 3 gallon 75c. Remit by post office
for our beautifully illustrated pamphlet. ,money order, check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O.D. to dry towns.
yh A complete price list of Groceries, and Wine list, sent,free on application.

BRADLEY FERTILIZER CO.,, 27 Kilby St.,, Boston. {pUaUSTAsaA: ; : John Clark Son & Co. -i


Located on Orange Lake,the home of4b native orange. Rich high hammock lands, ORGANS
rising ieventy-flve feet above the lake levels/Flourishing orange groves. Prominent veg Placed In Southern Homes Doe WTO-Twentf rears*
etable ahlpplngpolnt. Well,watered. Natural' drainage. Railroad, telegraph, post office PIANOS. rocceBgfalbniineiatalea 7Mri71ncre&aiD6.'b1 erlil f Because=M111IonDollarsand tlw Country ta.
And school facUlties. Universally pronounced one of the very best locations In the State, flooded With Cheap Interior InstnmwnU, built
An Inspection, will satisfy the most critical.-,Inquiries may be addressed to UNEQUALLED INTone TO SELL-NOT 'TO USE ;
S. H. GAITSKILL. and the pobUo LM found out thAt
,Touch,WorkmanshipDurability WE DON'T SELL THAT KIND

.Established 1856. 200 Acres in Fruit Nursery Baltimore' 22 and 24 East Baltimore Street. ,Oar than Instrument faetortofl. Terms lead the Euiert.world Oar Method Prices Fatrcct.LESS
York, 148 Fifth ATe: .
New Inducements. rr at st. and we pay frelffht ;.
Washington, 817 Market Space.Six Writ for Free Catalogue* and:Circular ezpUffi acfolljr
ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS. -all in plain print Easy to boy from tu.

NURSERIES I any rarletrtettedatttxAgrtcnit'l days earlier thai lUDDENiBATEOL 'i F
at G nera N.T.. Color Southern Music House. U r :
,, greenish white pull, "" SAVANNAH, QA.- '),
lender, gwret and dellrloos. )
Augusta, Georgia The 011)7 grape -,
that ranks first both in
eaxliness and quality.Each .
1'We offer for Fall and winter delivery an immense stock of Fruit and Ornamental trees,, Tine sealed wilt
ROMS,Palms,eta. suited to-Florida, All the new Peaches lately originated In Florida our registered trad. A SCHOOL
nark label. Send foicirenian
Also a superb stock of Evergreens,Camellias,Greenhouse plants,etc. Information. Agents wanted
past Catalogues free. Riving rurtnt-r
In Florida for thirtythreeean
Our products have been tested 'Address STEPHEN UOYT'8 SONS.New Canaan.Ct
No 'A- 'onts.: Andreas,.. Fitting young men for the active duties of,life.
BRRGKMANS, Chartered by the Legislature of Virginia, and
P. J. endorsed by the Chamber of Commerce Council,
Augusta,=(}a. 0 aC and prominent dtliensof the city where located.
For catalogue,circulars and testimonials,address
.- .. N a c J.DUNSMOKH.President suunton,Va.
JOIN THE ; c w gz
xIOME: :JN: .hiS Tl'1 E1\TT b KOBN .HBENS'


: 'Build 'ng. and Loan Association,: Y( ( a p H. KORNAHRENS Manufacturer of, Proprietor! ,

And Own a Home. Soda Water fSarsaparittat Ginger

% Q Ale,Seltzer and Syrups of r..
offers terms thai& all Kinds. I' :
The terms of this Association have never been equalled in Florida.
should enable every' man to,instead of paying'rent to a landlord, have same sum pay. Totsame w Sole Agent for the F. W. Cook Brewing r.
to .
best terms '
property in a few years. It offers .
Go's Pilsener Export Beer,In pintA and half pinta.
+ O'-. Write,for particulars,to the above named Association. ;{ >< d ':
::1 <" Fla. V r/ zoo Mayer*Mutter Block, Jacksonville. .
t jf 5 Everett Block, Jacksonville, :

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