Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00184
 Material Information
Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: June 11, 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: UF00055765:00184
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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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FLOR&A AHD OBCHUU>-'Oxide of Iron far, Foot-Rot; ,Interesting Fertilizer Experience; The We now have a fine stock of Peach Seedling ..,
Raid-Dlospjros Bald; .463 :
and Marianna Plum stocks ready for budding.
Citrus Stocks for Budding';Orange Land in California;Peter Kleffer's Celebrated Pear;Domesticating *
S/ CHATHAM ST., BOSTON. Camphor Trees In the United States fc 4M We can furnish buds of any varieties that hart ..

Price Cate.ogues\ ? of weekly sales furnished Plum Stocks; Girdling Grapevines; Selecting Buds;No More Cheap Bananas; 465 been brought before the public without extra '

?' oa appl1 on. FARMER AXD TKUCXTB-Tobacco In Alachua County-No.3;Forage Plants-Coco Again;About I cost. Anyone having_any new and choice park f \; ,

Poi;'Fertilizers not Needed; .. ,466 ties they wish propagated,will do well to core v is:.' ...
spond with us'before contracting: elsewhere. Our
G.w.B B1m'1T.' J. H.BABKSTTjfffA.mt.ifH4 LOT STOCK-Sweet Potatoes for Stock; Blind Staggers in Hogs; Dehorning Calves; The a
itf1861.. stock is large and fine. Will receive contract orders '
Chicken Flea: .467AniBT
-Bee-Escapes In Florida; mEDITOBUItNoteil of any size. All.orders must'be placed by'
; Orlando Declares for the Fair; Home-grown Hay j Irregularity of Fruit .
D AGENTS Crops; '. .463. Pomona Wholesale Nurseries, Macclenny,.FleJ a,4 '
Market for Florida Produce; Market Outlook; Making Superphosphate at Home; Smilax -
.FLORIDA: FRUIT EXCHANGE. In Florida: .. ., 469 F. HOBSON & CO., ",, ;
J No.263 South Front Street,
Wheleflite 1 l.-
Oo>smiYrllih and Yegt& Ova Yotnco'PoLO-The Parson's Daughter and Her Ride After the Colt Gypsy; .470 PHILADELPHIA.

rrompt, :retanu.' nthWater88treet OUK RURAL HOMB-Musing; How to Preserve Health; Girls Who Make Poor Wires ; 'Athletic ...
199 s ,Chicago. >Gowns;Bake'em; Cake Making; ,471 COMMISSION MERCHANTS. / ;

TUB FARMERS .LLWfCJD-Squirt Guns; The Talk of the Brainless; "WUdCat" Gold; 473 Southern Fruits and Vegetables Specialties. \
,., S. PALMER, Notes; The Virtue of an Interrogation Point; . 473 References-Dr. H. Bldgely President Farmers' "
U. '166 READE ST. NEW, YORK. Cheaper Transportation: In the Near,Future; Postmasters; Bankers; What the Govern Bank Dover,D.L;D.J.Cummfngs.President Smyrna
Bank.Smyrna,Del.; Florida Fertilizer co.. Gainesville .
ment has Found Out About Boll Worms;Belief for the Trucker;' .. .474 ,Fla; Johnson Stokes, Seed Merchannts,21*
SOUTHERN PRODUCE A SPECIALTY. The Agricultural_ Department Circulating Railroad Advertisements; Detasselllag Corn; 475 Market St* Palladelphla; Col. J. De V. Award
Oranges,Lemons, Pineapples, and all other Eustls,Fla.;S ;J.John Mulllns,Norfolk,Va.: ; Product .
truck dried fruits, MiscnxAjrr-Grass In Leon County; Cruelty to Animals;Training Vines;What can.be Done; National Bank. Philadelphia. "
nuts Fruits furs and etaAli early also Pointers on Pineapples;The Efficient Jersey; ,. 476 Stencils furnished when requested. Betornsmade ..

consignments promptly remitted for. Fish Manure; .477 on day of sale..

Stencils and market reports furnished free. '
References Bradstreets. and established. PATENT GRAZINGMUZZLE
merchants and banks of the South. '

Very choice Niagara{ grape roots.. ODORLESS BU6KILLER.Kills '

V 6*?,000. Our new Spiral Spring Muzzle allows stock- .

to graze and prevents browsing. Price, lUG .
100,000 grape orrsale cheap.. Niagara Melon Bugs' Cucumber Bugs, Tomato Bugs and Worms Potato Bugs, CabbageWorms each at factory,or|150 post paid cash with
at Cut Worms, Rose Bugs*andall other Bugs, Lice, etc, destructive to vegetables order. MOBEHEN& CO.
r Both from old bearing Tines,well maturedwood plants and shrubbery. Five-pound boxes,25 cents each F.O.B. ,
and warranted true to name. 5-21-tf Switzerland, Fla .
H. G. ,HASTINGS &: CO., Interlachen, Fla., ,_. ,, .
.w I can locate a few very desirable. _home1steads .. --
In South Florida. -' -- Seedsmen and Florists. State Agents. Line St. River
Day -- Johns

', 13&Auburndale, Polk Ox,'Fla. Except Sunday. :.
PROF. N. A. PRATT, Consulting Chemist and Mining Engineer. '
,. STB.ELIZA HANCOCK leaves Jacksonville
Assistant Chemist. .
G. PRATT,. _-, ,
' f FLORIDA BOTANICAL DEPOT foot:Main St.,at 2 p.m.for Hlbernla,:Magnolia,

Geological l Mining and Chemical Bureau. Green.Cove Spring Plcolata, Federal: Point,

Orange Mills and Palatka. Leaves Palatka
. (. THEO. A. MELTER: Agent
y 'LABORATORIES, 73 WEST FORSYTfl ST., ,JACKSONVILLE, FLA., AND CORNER BROAD AND 7 a.m., connects at Green Cove Spring for

-'J J J.: WHOUBULB DliLSB IS XXDICDUb MARIETTA STS., ATLANTA, G 1. Melrose and Santa Fe.Arrives at Jack son villa

..'. 4 Chemical Analysis in all its Branches. Geological, Mining and- 12:30,p. m.,assuring early connections iorthe .. 4-

{ ,. Roots, Herbs, Barks and Berries. Technical Advice. Phosphates and Fertilizers a Specialty. North' and West E.V.H. POST Gen.Agt,

E. W. EBBKTTS On Board.
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Will pr Highest Cash Prices ,For
SEASON 100 W. Bay St.
FALL AND WlNTEB 1890 AND 1891.
*, Blue Flag'Root, or Blue Lily;, 'Butterfly : To Introduce thla
!'!. Root; Comfrey Root; Cotton Root Free Flowers bright, handJo 8' .
16.pare WUHratec1
l r 'BArk.. ; Dandelion. Root. ; Deer Tongue ,THE PAINE FERTILIZER COMPANY, monthly,price 50 cents per year, Into the home '
of who loves flowers,who has a garden -
1.* Leaves ; Dogwood. Bark;:., Ginseng; ,Root. ; everyone, or who keeps poultry; we offer a three

4''t Jerusalem! C Oak; deed; Poke? Root.; Prickly JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA. months trial subscription and a packet of .
mixed flower seeds over 800 kinds, for only 10
'Ash Bark; Prickly Ash, Berries; Rose Office 50 West Bay Street,Warehouses and Wharves at the terminus of the F. C.'k P. B.. R., rents In stamps.WESTERN

c ;\ Rose red) St.Johns River, East Jacksonville. GARDEN
: 'C Petals (pale); petals ( ;.Sampson 2-4mo Des Molnes Iowa.A'A .

; Snake Root; Saw Palmetto Berries ;
c Fertilizers. .
Manufacturers of Commercial '
,Stillingla Root or Queen's Delight; Sassafras PIANOS

o' > Root, Bark ;, Watermelon J ':Seed, ; flflfl
: Wholesale dealers In and Importers of all kinds of Agricultural Chemicals.
i.Id Cherrrk (thin virgin) ; ,Gray
.: Send us your name and we will mall you from.Ume to time"much general Information. '
,C' Mesa; Black Moss. regarding successful orange and vegetable culture In Florida. ORGANSPlaced

':,' y:Nilrl6b for; rtlectlars' of curlns 'ete. Adcf r In Southern Homes since ISW-Twenty!! ..*
.qcooonfiilbmitaifinii-inlfntrrrrHTr.' IIIII Ion UoH- rm
.' ,.,.. ;e. ,. 3B N sways 8t,; warehouse ands and'Tearly increasing \T0T f Bec&UMtM Country
... : t 'iconl's wharf, .T8ckeonvUl.-:" Fla-. The .Finest Recommendation to be Obtained} In the State.-Florida! Experiment StaUoD-Ju. flooded with Cheap, Inferior Instrument, boofc
DePass, Director. "
CITY FLA.Oct.29 l89 TO
'Iii _.. MESSES. E.T. PAINE A SON. Dear Sirs-I"have your"Orange Tree Food" on mf and the pobUo has oond ooi thi>
.. J... ._ Eiove for two trees, are growing very finely. II Is an excellent fertUixcr WE DON'T SELLTHAT'KINDOar
; : ; can recommend umoslh4gMUi *. Yours truly, J AS. v.DEPASS. InrtrmnenU lead the world. Oar Price.J.ESS
4Ij. ; .... TAXPA, Fuu,Oct. 20,1890.MSE& than factories. Terms fUriest. Methods.flr1 6 ',
: .: -- ': .. ,' .. .;; .. E.T.TAINE &BON. Gentlemen am so far satisfied with the results obtainedby Write Indacements for Free STMtevt.Catalocoea&DC'Y"end Circulars nay et .I
the use of your "Orange Food" Fertilizer of which I used over 50 tons the past season. fall11 in plain pI 1L Eur to buy from as.
V ;JEWETT & DWIGHT Mr fruit Is very firm and heavy. Five yean continuous use of this brand shows that It produces
MANOFACTURERS a thin toy akinned fruit,which carries to market under average conditions ex- IUDDEN&BATEOL
cePent shape. Not one bad order" report did I receive the past season. The wood growth
SHIPPINOP@pt/O TEDTA IPWNot 'obtained by the use of your fertilizer Is not as great. by some others, but Is HEAX.THT and Southern Music, House, u.
,w4Tm. CJNCINN 'rl. CERTAIN. Yours truly J. M. WaTnous.f SAVANNAH,CA. .

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

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'f. : In: Great Variety, at Manufacturer's' Prices'

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.{,': :.)t. INSECTICIDE, t

Is the most effective compound? yet discovered for destroying ,the insects infesting the orange tree, ands

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

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

__ : Ito 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 ,

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


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

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;; .' In barrels and half barrels. If there is no agent in your vicinity, write for price delivered. .
: Manufactured by McMASTER & MILLER,
-.fI San Mateo and C'ltra, Fla
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T'he P1Crl.d.a: DI..pa-toh: :Lin-:

With the Magnificent Connections. .

The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South.

The attention of shippers I*directed to the Plant S. S. Line between Havana,Key West and Tampa,and South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford,8.,F.A W.By.between ,
Jacksonville,Gainesville,'Bainbridge, River Junction and Bavannah,Savannah and Charleston,and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah;Philadelphia,Boston and New ..;
York,and Merchants and Miners Transportation Company between Savannah and Baltimore The best equipped, ,fastest and most prompt lines between all points In Florida and all it
its North&Northwest..;tlBeoelvers: and Shippers will profit by the following unparalleled connections: .
Doable dally fast freight service for all points West via Albany Jesnp, Bainbridge and Double dally fast freight service from all points North and West via Albany,Balnbrldxe,
Bava&nah., J Jesnp and Savannah to all points In Florida;fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville -
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantlo Coast Line to all Eastern Interior ,Callahan and Live Oak.
1 Coast points, including New York,Boston Philadelphia,Baltimore,Washington and Four ships a week by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company,aailingrom .
ivMenee. New York(New Pier ,North River,)direct for Savannah Monday,Wednesday,Fridayiand:
.. Veer connections a week'for N wYorlrvty Ooean:Bteamshlp Company. ,leaving Savannah Saturday.,.
Kmadays, Wednesdays Saturdays. The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers will leave Boston June 4.11.
two connections a week for Baltimore,via Merchants and Miners'Transportation Compaayl 18 and 25 for Savannah direct making connection on the dock at Savannah with ast -
ar-lBC Savannah every Wednesday and Saturday freight trains for all points in Florida.
Connections for Boston: via Boston. and Savannah Steamship Company,leaving Savannah From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship. Co., leaving Philadelphia May f, It and 39,
'June 4.l1 18 and 26. every five days from regular sailing day via New York to Savannah.
&. Connections{ for Philadelphia every ten days.via Ocean BteaD1abJpOompADy.leav1n& From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., every Tuesday and. *. y,
BavM&ah June 4,14 and 94. Friday, making close connection with 8.F.A W.By.for all.points Florida.
".,,.' nafflnc.days for Steamships are subject tochange without notice. '
.e. 'JMJor1dajf.Jp&-toh: TIs the quickest. and best freight. route from all points. North,East and West to Florida For full particulars,rates,stencils and ahlpplDcrecetjt.apply to' '!
__ toy aria of the above lines,or to WM.P.HABDEB,Genl Freight Agent,Savannah,Oa.'a ,
XX OWENS,Trafflo Manager,Savannah Ga. :F.B PAPY,Asst.Traffic Manager,Savannah,.Ga. W.M.DAVIDSON, Genl Traffic Agent, Jacksonville,Fla. +'
J.P.JoJm.Uf>v,TnT.Agent,Qu1Dc7. J.E.DKJLTTOIC,Trav. Agent, Jacksonville. J.H.BTZFHZNS,Agent,Jack onville. s.i
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: ..A AT'ElOeeaptote YOU :at!: C) ..I.i: f\IZi\ Y4.' CONSUMPTION.

!':! .J "CULTURATOR'" lor tbe 1boN.....t.,* i
'By.1.JiIl'mr 'liJJII.cott&I l CO'S } 44 West Fonyth Street, 11M Haaft root woes tMwon&.waa4ofhlw
j "VEGItTATOR" ItUdiDc beIa ue4. Iad.edsoskosalea,.M.. t
Jacksonville Florida.We DB.wiMI :I
,.. :M 't : ',-', Fertilisers for Vegetables and Fruit Trees. Analysis and prices upon application. isws V.ALU.ABIJI oa7thatIwiinmtwoaarstas'l'BJUTBB 811 Uda........to say ni ,. I
: v.- ,' B.FULLER & CO., guarantee to do.the finest.?work in the wlrowW *****aeMilBsP..addess., *
F. ; sI.ca .. c.. 181 Feart M';V.; Yy. i
State. Northern work and Northern prices.
'- '" 'w. BAKER'S ,ROTTED BONE MANURE,"Decomposed1 with Potash tamper sent express-wjll receive
F : ,. ;..;r.::_k1.. leered., G4arabteed'Aaalysifl. Send for Catalogues_ *samples._ ?. .., ..,L -, prompt Work attention'to us and by,be"returned on short FARMS( : gaB?,t.. TRADES
:. "or :., B."B._ .FULLER &; CO.,Special Agents, Palm. Bprinfs,F1a.s notice. Country orders solicited!; Write for sells and trades Isads property sad
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:93.OO Pmt,r YEAR: ] JACKSONVILLE.JUNE 11. 1891. [$2.00 PER' YEAR

lrdeIt and. isa.wn. by him. Some time since Col. Har- row I used the same formula, but onMay Which do- you consider jke best ... f

-- ...- -'- ney, writing on the exhaustion of the 6th ,I added 2 j pounds of three medium or small early ages of _
{M1a W - soils, said: nitrate of soda to each tree. This the various different varieties?
Oxide,of Iron for Foot-Hot. ,"It is ,not necessarily an experiment row has eleven trees, only two of which My subscription' to your highly esteemed '
Better Farmer and Fruit-Urower., for the presence of oxide in the bloomed profusely and bore 255 or paper has saved me $100 ,in- "
Happening. into, the 'drug store of leaf, root,,fruit and branch is sufficient anges. Next row I used the same cultivating my grove.
Df. R. H. 'Peak to-day I saw some evidence of its necessity." formula, but on May 6th I put on May success and prosperity attend
thing, that,arrested my attention.,, It "When 'we find that a crop of 100 three pounds sulphate of potash to you. L. B. FOLK, M. D. ",
was seventeen sizes of oranges in a orange trees carries off 1,500 poundsof each tree. Of the eleven trees ten Columbia, S. C. '
t row, from'the size of a buckshot to a ash, of which 61.1 is'the ferric bloomed profusely and bore 320 or We hope some of our contributorswill
large ripe orange. oxide, we can partly understand why anges. On the next row I used the reply.-ED. r
Dr. Peak,informed me that they all the famous chocolate brown soil which formula as above given, but on May .
came from the same tree, and the treea first led to the planting of the groveis 6th I added two pounds each of nitrate The Kakl-DIoapyroa Kakl. r
dead with foot- now' 'off color there be of soda and of
year ago was nearly : ; nor can sulphate potash to [Continued from last week.]
rot r anY' doubt of the practical common each of the eleven trees, six of which
I suggested that the dying conditionhad sense of giving back the very elements bloomed profusely and bore fifty or "As a fruit, it is steadily winning f
caused,it to make, this desperate {he orange in production has carried anges. On the next row of eleven way into the markets of our larger cit ;.
effort to produce fruit; but he said o tf." trees I put fifteen pounds per tree of ies, and may occasionally be found on .. '
there was no dying,condition about it; I have no scientific knowledge of hull-ash and acid phosphate; five trees the fruit stands of our large cities in "
that he had been experimenting on it the effect of iron upon orange'trees, bloomed profusely and bore 121 or the North. Up to this date there has
with oxide of iron and the tree,is now and do not assert' that it. is a cure for anges. .On the last row of eight treesI been but little of the fruit to sell. '
,sound and well. This interested me, foot-rot; but these old orange trees are put nothing. Three bloomed pro- The largest amount grown by any one
as,,I consider that the most dreaded all healing up. Something doing it, fusely and bore seventy-four oranges. person or firm, of which I have heard, {
enemy we have now ,to the 'orange and the prima facie evidence is in favor I should add that I had the grove was by Messrs. Crawshaw & ,Son, of
tree is trial digoma., of the oxide of iron.I. hoed and plowed lightly with cultivator Lawtey, Fla. I have been informedthat
I had heard that the Doctor wentto MCQUEEN AULD. every ,two or three weeks from the past year they sold about 100 .
Alabama over year ago and dug Orlando, Fla., May 29. 1891. February to August. The oranges bushels, principally in New York '
a and shipped a lot of oxide of iron/but dropped badly all the time and fell off city, at an average price of about'$7
did not know his idea. Seeing,,my Interesting Fertilizer Experience by the bushel in November. The per bushel. The fruit ships remarkably -
interest he took me in his buggy and; Editor farmer and Fruit Grower: trees all looked and grew well.I well, as it should be picked a little ,41 .
showed me some old monarch trees For long time I:have been'contemplating tried to select rows with average before it is ripe and can be transportedwith ,
that had 'some of them nearly died, ,giving you my experience with size trees. They were all cultivated perfect safety for thousands of
having'.their tops sawed down to stubs, fertilizers, for both what I may learn alike and the cost per tree of the fertilizer miles. It matures and softens very s
while others had been badly from the suggestion of others and. was the same, except where I gradually and makes an excellent fruitto
Now there is, not a particle of gum what they may learn from my experi i added the fertilizer in May and whereI handle by retail dealers. It has an
: the the and acid and additional advantage in being very, attractive
exuding, pld.scars are being covered ments. put only potash "
; with new callus growth, the My grove is situated in the south- where I put! nothing. in appearance.
tops are green and healthy, and those east corner of Marion county, i is. high None of the fertilizing proved satis- Mr. VanDeman further writes of
not sawed are loaded with fruit'of va pine land with yellow sand subsoil. factory. Since then! I have been using the Kaki in the report of the Secretary
rious sizes. Trees well grown and, eighteen years cottonseed hull ashes and acid phos- of Agriculture 1889 :
These had simply been treated: with old now. For several years previousto phate, but it has not been satisfactory.This' "The confused condition of the nomenclature
the oxide of iron to restore health and 1888 I had been fertilizing with year I am using Forrester's- of this fruit for years past,
"K then fertilized for fruit. He also took acid phosphate alone, without any applied in December and May, and both in Japan and in this country, is
me to a grove of Mr. Wilcox, which. material; advantage.: In that year I only plowing in December and hoeing a matter of regret and annoyance to
was a.large tree that last year had the used, on the 20th' of January (thermometer jn>Iay. So'far the oranges; are holding cultivators. Thousands of trees have
f foot-rot until yellow; the Doctor asked 32.), 12% Ibs. of Mapes on better than usual, but; did not been imported from Japan bearing the
r the,manager.to put on fifteen poundsof Fruit. and Vine Manure per tree on bloom so well as in former years. names of the best established vaneties
the.oxide. If I had not been told thirteen trees, seven,of which bloomed Now, Mr. Editor, I would like to there which have proved, upon fruit
that this tree had been diseased I could profusely, and gathered 755 oranges.! ask you and your numerous learned ing, to be incorrectly named. One
( not.Iwve detected :it, as the scars are Next I used 12* pounds of Wilcox contributors, what to do with five case recently has come to my noticeIn
completely healed over and the ,tree & Gibbs' Orange Growers' Own Guano acres of good, well-cleared, stumpedand which ten trees bearing the name of
;- i is healthy. If it had also been fer. per tree on eleven trees, eleven of fenced land? It is five to eight one of the leading varieties had been
,. ,tihted ,it would probably have been. which bloomed profusely, and .bore feet lower than my grove and lies between imported with special care, and when
full of fruit In another part of the 1,220 oranges. On the next row I a bay head and a natural sinkor they fruited there was found to.'be
c. 'same grove stands a budded tree that put Florida: Orange Food, twenty low place, and is very subject to three varieties, no one of which was
n the manager'says' has for the last six pounds per tree on nine trees, seven frosts. I have had two sets of budded that which the importer had sought
years put on a good growth and died of which bloomed profusely and bore trees killed on it. Will it not pay to to secure. In 1887 I was able t-olet
back, It'was treated to five pounds 784oranges.| On the next,row I used plant it out in Satsuma or red Tangerine specimens from the Southern States
'= of ,oxide and'has' ;a fine.young growth Wilcox & Gibbs' Ammoniated Dis oranges, budded on sour stocks, or, sufficient in number to enable me to
and no,sigs of dieback but the old solved Bone and Sulphate of Potash, trifoliate orange? I think some hardy determine the characteristics of the
stubs of over'a.year ago. I2} pounds per tree-on eleven trees, orange that would ripen before January three varieties, viz.: Hachia, Tane-
The oxide is of a dark:reddish color eleven of which bloomed profusely and would prove all right,. but all nurserymen Nashi and Yemon.
retembtiog',wclay, but has little or no bore 775 oranges. On the next row seem to want the dwarf "Having the benefit of original. '
'# afamimifn'in it, and analyzes 60 to 70 of ten trees I used a special formula of oranges budded on sweet stock and I paintings made by Japanese artists,
per cent as,it.is dug from the ground my own, as follows:, Cottonseed hull doubt if young sweet stock will stand descriptions of the different kinds
As ,Florida is proving so rich in avariety ashes, t,200 pounds;'cottonseed meal, : the frosty spot. given by pomologists of that country,
of' mineral.products, 'it is',very 400; nitrate of soda, zoo, ,and acid I What'will the average Sweet Seville and considerable correspondence .
:r 'likely' that' deposits of,oxide' of: iron phosphate, 800. Of this' compost I pack per box? This market wants with them, as well ,as with a large
'S can be found in certain localities. put twenty pounds per tree on ':ten small and early oranges, but I see number of the principal growers i
The Doctor's! theory, .which ted,,to trees, ten of which bloomed profuselyand most of your contributors condemnthe L importers of the fruit in this country, ..
t1 e experiments, & not, held ,alone bore 1,651 oranges. On the next. Seville. I,feel justified'. in saying that oIya
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.. tea leading varieties are grownlargely earth, but apply the crude pine gum,, renders them undesirable. except where with the Flemish beauty. Mr. K..
in Japan, all of :which have using the cloth or paper for protecting- the benefit derived from thrifty growth grafted and solda few here and there !

S S been introduced, and are n fruiting' the split from, the sOit falling; into It.. is marked. for five dollars each; but though he
", in this country. The above mentioned until the healing takes place.! Crude Upon hammock ,land sour stock is distributed among his 'few horticultural w 1\\

tide! varieties:described in my report pine gum is,a valuable application tc I beyond all question to be preferred. friends annually fruit that would ..'1.1

of 1887 are among.. the number, and freshly pruned trees or to large::limbs: Indeed, ,on such land no other: should make the most cold-souled epicure :.:

fhe.others? Hyakume, 2engi Yedido r taken off when they are to be trans be planted. leap with joy, no effort was made by

.. ,' Ichi. 'Yamato, Daidai Maru, r planted. '. CENTRAL CITRUS BELT anyone to place it properly on the .i
Y Kurokwne and Gosho." In this vicinity one fruit-grower has; In this section the rough lemon root market. At length the great'Centen-

From the notable fact: that the planted put twenty acres to kakis and can be used with much more safety, nial Exposition came. Mr. Kieffer .J
Secretary of Agriculture announces .several others have from a few hundred -, but should, be budded low, both as a had some on exhibition;these excelled r I

., S in is-ieport.for 1889.that ''a majorityof to a thousand or more. safeguard against frost and in order tc in size, beauty, flavor-everything' i. Ii
the kaki trees now fruiting are At least one new variety originated! shade the trunk from the sun Sour I indeed, for which any pear could possibly -

found! in Florida," it is safe to say in Orange county, at or near Zellwood, stock is not in so much favor as in the be esteemed.The .
that t propagation is an assured which is known as the Triumph. It more northern countries, especially writer, who was secretary to

IUCIIJ. f and the only thing to be con came from the root of an imported upon high pine land and flatwoods. the jury, can truly say that he ,re.

is the best way to grow them. grafted kaki, which was killed to the Upon, hammock' in this section the members eating'no pear like them.

On this point there is plenty of room ground in the memorable freeze of sour orange root is far superior to any They had a medal_ and a strong report
for di cueeion. 1886. The fruit is small but exceed- other for a stockSOUTHERN. in their favor; and Mr. Wm.

In March, x888, I had less than ingly luscious. The truth of the matter CITRUS BELT. r Parry a well known introducer of new

fifty'root grafts put in by the late lamented is that every variety I have so far fruits, made an arrangement with
land scrub and flat-
high pine
Upon ,
Mr. Kieffer for
:George R. Robinson, a horticulturist tested is open to the same, sweeping graftsIn
stock. In
woods use the rough lemon
the variety got regularly into
who stood high in his profes encomium. way
the South the of this stockis
sion,, nearly all of which are now Very few insects are enemies to the superiority commerce. It may be said that gar-
growing and fruiting. satisfactorily. kaki. An exception,is the "girdler"beetle beyond question, and it does fully as dening is no longer an art here, as, it

Some-of them_ fruited when two years which is quite destructive to well upon flatwoods, as upon dryer was in Mr. Kieffer's day, a fruit has
it is
in the hammocks
land. Even "
old all trees it may attack; but its ravages to be 'hardy, and "first-class";; justas

The.next year, 1889, I profited by! canbe, checkmated if every one will superior to sweet orange, although the nature gives it to.you. You plant
is much
C the former work.of Mr. Robinson and carefully gather'the severed branchesin sour orange more satisfactoryin the tree, but to a very great extent it ,
before the end, on that class of land, any- must for ever after be able to take
hundred which the are deposited (
root-grafted probably one eggs
where in the growing regions. ,
orange care of itself. Mr. Kieffer knew'how ,)
more myself, the majority of whichare being girdled) and burn them. & I
growing and some of them fruit Kaki trees come under the universal to gather and how to cure. his pears; JI

ing now. requirement of being fed, if the Orange Land in California. year by year since 1868, when the
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
Again, in ,1890 and '91, 'I put in owner expects paying returns from I remember reading a letter in the Kieffer pear first fruited you could go
quite a number more, so at the pres. them. It is an inexorable law of nature FRUIT GROWER in to his house, and out of his cellar he
ent writing I have nearly three hun- applicable alike to. cultivated FARMER AND land would bring you fruits, the like of |.|
which it stated that no orange
native stock where fruit of all kinds field and which you could not find elsewhere. "
dr e l.all on, just trees garden without drawbacks or disadvantages
x "" unless onecan' discover Few, if any can get Kieffer's pears as
the original plants grew. crops, some
he bought at anything like $106
> could
\ certain method for Kieffer kept them, and the art, has''J'J;
-, ,MY'choice of all the processes for a continuingthe ,
words that effect.
to '
an acre, or with him. In fruit list it is. -j'
C propagating ,the kaki is root-grafting! life of the plant after it has become sold dozen died our
J Four ago we a
stock and if accustomed subsist without "feed years simply classed as "valuable for market -
on,the; native persimmon to Oonshiu trees for an experi '
.If ( i possible where the native tree comes ing." That's where the Dutchman orange purposes, and the fruit chapters ;
in Sonoma '
the,best sizes are from one-half to signally failed after learning his best went to a party county, tell us it is "a very variable kind -1\\
tip ride from
; hours
about "
is fast covered :i'
in diameter calf do without died. Philadelphia being ,
one and a half inches at to eating-It and ''
Francisco '
110 San they were reportedas
the crown.. It is not a,serious objection Respectfully submitted, in bad condition. with buildings over its vast area of
.r if they stand within a foot of each ROBT. A. MILLS. 120 square miles. The original. Kiefer ,
I'saw them a week ago with over a is still in Mr.j;,
tree standing ,
'other 'or the roots can readily be Chuluota, Fla..May 4, 1891. pear
; thousand blossoms on Jour feet high
transplanted in grove form and when I Cieffer's grounds, but it will probably
Stocks for Budding.Mr. I and looking beautiful. lot be before the march
'the, leaves are off and at the end Oitrua many years
I He regrets not having planted 1,000, bid it ,k
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improvement beg ne.T.
chief of the
of the following root'grafted. H. E. VanDeman,
if he does
of not
but talks doing so Chren'cle. =
the Gardener
Grafts will grow if put in from November Pomologfcal Division of the Depart sell the property which comprisesabout "

until the leaf,buds begin to, swell ment of Agriculture, has issued a bul- acres. \ i '
the native persimmon. Kakis letin treating of the relative merits of 90
on I am'not in the real estate businessbut Domesticating Camphor Trees in
,"leave out" in this portion of Florida different citrus stocks. The following wish to correct the erroneous impression the United States.

later than the native trees. Grafting are his recommendations to Florida that there is no good cheap ,
Although the camphor tree is a na-
is'so'simple a'' process that. even a orange growers: land in this State. It is a fine -
novice may succeed with very little In the northern citrus belt, upon place orange for a nursery and I send you an ive of China, Japan and Formosa,
previous experience. After selectingthe high pine land, particularly of the second advertisement of it. he authorities of the United States

stock to be grafted, it is cut or or third class, pomelo or rough H. E. AMOORE.Santa Department of Agriculture state thatt
sawed off at the'ground or below the lemon stock'',should be used, and care Cruz,Cat. has been a subject of distributionby

surface if i the s'stock" is 'long enough taken to bud very low, as near as possible I I the department for nearly, thirty
to allow, splitting and inserting the to the collar. The pomelo is Peter Kieffer'a Celebrated Pear. rears.. It is a very'ornamental plant

graft. The graft should be cut,wedge- decidedly the most hardy, ,comparing The sand pear of Japan, so far as and has been used to some extent asa

shaped, the slopes about three-fourths favorably with the sweet orange in this relates to 'the older trees growing in shade tree. The trees thus distributed -

of an'inch long, leaving more bark on respect. If the: grower is prepared to this section of America, if not in are grown from seeds, the'plants y

.,, the, (to be) exposed part that is to cultivate highly, and perhaps irrigate, other parts, "he certainly introduced. being raised in the nurseries of the}
come in close contact with the barkon sour stock will be- as satisfactory as Numerous trees were fruiting here be- lepartment. The camphor tree flourishes -

the:split "stock." Then place a tw.een 30 and 40 years ago-the fruit in perfection in some of the

piece of old cloth or paper over% the any.Sweet stock should be used only regarded as of no or little culinary Southern States, especially along the'

:a top of the:stock and heap damp earth after carefully weighing the risk from' value, but much esteemed for its delightful Julf[ coasts. It grows rapidly from.

on it,''just covering the top of the graft. mal Iii Kma. It will make large trees perfume. Mr. Kieffer raised he seed, and the Department'of Ag.. ; '

Grafting wax is not required in less time than the sour, but not so seedlings from his tree which were iculture has frequently received,seeds "

ext quickly as a rough lemon or pomelo, sold yearly from his little nursery. from this source which, when,sown ini

nurseryman, has adopted the planof and will not bear so early or be so His grew close to a Bartlett (your garden border, as a common garden

cutting.the' stock to be grafted at prolific. In planting sweet stock an Williams' Bon Chretien), ,and the pea is sown, rapidly vegetate and form .

an angle of forty-five degrees, cuttingthe Excellent plan is to set it high, so that branches of the two interlaced. Some plant from eighteen inches to two feet,
sharp end square off about the the crown roots may be more or less slight difference in one seedling WAS 10 height the-first season: 'While the
width of the graft.rid then applying exposed to the light and air, thereby noted, and it was preserved from sale. amphor tree flourishes ,beet, in warm -i

rafting wax, as he usually! grafts lessening the danger of disease. This proved what is, from the above'I limates, it' will stand, twenty degrees ';

above the ground. His theory is For flatwoods, especially when decidedly facts, reasonably believed to be a true rf frost without being i injured, and any

S that the Sloping cut will heal quicker wet and underlaid with hardpan hybrid, the Kieffer pear. The fine ocality where the thermometer does

than a horizontal one. I have adopted the sour root is decidedly better red,cheek, and some general appear. not show lower_ than 'ao F. w fittedor

w the.slanting,cut when grafting kakis, than the sweet, and although both ance to the Flemish Beauty, has the growth of tfce',p4ant A large.

oniitttftg ,the grafting wax,," as I rough lemon and pomelo are more caused the statement to appear in our number of trees were raised by the

prefer.'- the root; graft, and::. damp thrifty, ,their comparative tenderness ,pomological works',that it is a hybrid United State*'Department..' of Agncul1 {'

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tone in iSy, ;,from', seed'seat from South rarely met with in commerce, and the. the proportion of grapes for wine- being removed. The stock is allowed,, ;
,Carolii,k.where trees 'are growing" tree is too tender for the climate' .of malt ng and other purposes. After to remain untouched until the follow
Plants obtained from' this seed were the.United States.' these many years:of( waiting we are informed ing spring, when it. is cut down to
,seat into, the Southern States';mainly The Department of Agriculturewill through a: recent issue of the within four or six inches :of the bud;,
M oriinmental.or shade trees.. It,)was have a large supply! or-camphor Revue HDf1tolethat the subject of so the left part above the bud answering
: F 'found thai it answered well' as a shade trees ready for disribution'next spring, much controversy is now finally settled well to tie'the'young shoot,to. This
,._ free, especially: y in :Florida,. !though not .inquries having been received from and its advantages are summarizedas should be done as soon as it is four
- much was expected of it 'in the;way many localities', regarding the domes- follows:' (i). It prevents the dropping or' five inches long, as it keeps..the*
'of producing camphor as,a commercial tication of the tree in this country. offbf the fruit. ((2)). It increasesthe shoot straight, making fine straight
, product. Camphor trees have done well in fertility the vine, the size of the]1 I trees. Great trouble is experienced
Interest in the growing: of camphor California. A tree in Yuba county the berries and bunches. ((3)). It in inserting the buds in' the wood ,of i
,trees has,recently,been ,stimulated by in fourteen years reached a height of increases the quantity of the juice old trees, hence the trees should be
the*great,increase in the price'of; gum fifty feet. One recommendation of in the fruit, and for wine making pur- well cut back on limbs, leaving only
r camphor. This advance was caused the tree for ornament alone is its poses it adds to the saccharine proper- enough to shade the trees. The :cut:
1.. by the quantities ,of ,the article whichhave exemption from insect'parasites, erties of the must or wort and improves ting should be done in the spring'and
been used in manufacture of which, especially in the coast regions, the quality of the wine. ((4)). It the tree allowed to throw out a new
smokeless powder, and also by the increasing trouble all indigenous evergreens and causes the fruit to ripen earlier and growth of wood. In the fall there will
.demand from makers: of celluloid materially stunt their growth.-Scientific thus changes second* -early varieties to be plenty of good wood to budon..
goods both in this country and American. the early class. ((5)). It causes the In conclusion, Mr. Murray gives
in $ rope. Before, the introductionof fruit to set earlier and better, especially his opinion upon the merits of the '
celluloid goods about, all.the uses Plum Stocks on those varieties which are often un, seedling as compared with the budded ,
.. to which camphor was put were the Major A. J. Adams has made some productive through excess of growth. trees, and then recommends the following "j
,preserving of clothing ,and fur goods interesting experiments in horticultureand While we doubt if American cultivators as the best varieties of budded
from the depredations of'moths, and has met with success in many in- of the grape have found that. trees to plant in this section of California
,in medicine, but now large quantities stances., Of late years grafting or girdling improves the'quality of the : The Washington Navel, Mediterranean t
of the commodity are used iQ.celluloid- budding the peach on plum stock has fruit, it certainly increases the size of Sweet, Malta Blood and St. 1
manufacture and the production of been advocated, but in many cases it the berries and bunch and hastens Michael. He admits that the yield .
smokeless powder.: The principalsource has been proven that the new bud or maturity'at least two or three weeks. of the seedlings is large, but pre,4
of supply is in Southern Japan, graft outgrew the stock upon which it fers the budded fruit on account of its
and tfee method "ofextracting the gum was introduced; .heavy winds being SelectingSuds.., quality and early ripening.-OroviUe
from the wood was ,fully,described liable to breakdown the tree. Ten'or Nothing but the best buds shouldbe Register.
the ScknlftcAmericanof'Apri15,1890.The fifteen years ago, Capt. J. W. Harlee; selected; select'well.ripened woodof .
'methods used in this process, ,as received a shipment of sweet wild about the size of a lead pencil; see No More Cheap Bananas.
was then shown, are of an,exceedingly plums, from South Carolina, and these that the eyes of buds are full and Bananas hare beenso cheap the
primitive character, and this has pre-j being planted by Major Adams,.]. M. plump, as they will always put out country over the past few years,says '
vented any material increase in the I Helm and others, are known now by good strong canes or shoots; if immature the Commercial Bulletin, that people
3 supply of camphor to meet the in- the name of the "Helm plum," and buds are used, they are sure, to begin to look upon them as a fixtureat
creased demand. In April, 1890, for fruit or as stock for budding are remain dormant a long time, and in that price. The low cost of this _
machinery was constructed at Pitts- just the thing for our soil and climate. many instances can never be excited fruit very,naturally encouraged heavy
burg, Pa., for distilling camphor by Major Adams has over 500 of these into growth. consumption in this country, and so'
,more rapid processes,' and this was trees grafted with fruit suitable for Trim the stock six or eight inches accustomed did people become to'eat. t "
shipped to Hiogo, Japan, but no ad them.> The editor of the Advocatewas above the ground, so that the buds ing bananas that they worked their
vices have yet been received of the 'shown over the grounds of Villa can be inserted as low as possible; way out of the list of luxuries almost
success of the, experiment. The price Zanza last Saturday and saw these with a budding knife make a cut in into the list of necessities. Since 1885 j'
of camphor is 'still maintained at a trees in vigorous growth. One tree the bark in the shape of a large T, imports of bananas to the United 1
bh figure,; which will probably have in particular we noticed upon which having the top run across the'stock,- States have more than doubled in value,
the effect of still further stimulating were growing buds of apricots, one slightly raising the bark at the top. not considering the additional increasein
the interest in the domestication of the of nectarine, two of peach and one Take the bud shoot between the volume given by the reduced price.
tree ,in this country, with a view to Kelsey plum-all doing well. On thumb and finger of the left hand, So great has been the demand for r
extracting the gum for commercial another stock we saw growing and in with the point away rom you, and this fruit the past six months that
purposes. Twelve months, ago not bloom the prune of commerce. An- gently cut the bud off, ,drawing the despite the large supply prices have
lees than five thousand plants were other, with the blood plum of Japan. knife toward you. Make the cut as been advanced, until now at the auction 1
seat out 0 by the Department of AgrU The difference in growth and appa thin as possible; take off as little of the sales at New Orleans fancy Blue- "
'culture from the gardens at Washington rent strength to withstand winds is wood as possible; insert the bud in the fields bring fully double what they did .:;
and many thousands of plants are clearly demonstrated. On the 'Florida T cut, pressing it firmly down into a year.ago. A New Orleans Broker, <1+
now growing there from seeds sown :wild plum stock, the new wood was as the bottom of the cut; start bindingthe who is in a position to know, asserts
three months ago. large again as the stock below, whileon bud from the top, as this that he believes the day of cheap,bananas ,..
Camphor is, generally obtainedfroaa the South Carolina .sweet plum has a tendency to tighten it more firmly is over., The large consumption j
0, the trees chopping the wood stock, both grew equally, assuring and then loop the twine through it at present, he says, will keep the ';
,and,"roots into small pieces and boiling strength and vigor.-Afanatcc County self at the bottom.If enormous crops cleaned up, and the j
them with water in an iron vessel till Advocate. fall budding, the twine can remain people .will be willing to pay higher J
the camphor begins to adhere' to the < on for two or three weeks before prices.
: stirring utensil. The liquor is. then Girdling Grapevines.
r v+ dined, :and the camphor ,concretes Nearly one hundred and fifty years
*.' siding! : It"is afterward mixed; ago, one, Col. Buchan, of Met, in P A.R ES S (CONSUMPTION OP TBS BRAIN)
with a finely powdered earth, ,and France, was experimenting girdlingor
sublimed' from one metallic,vessel into removing a narrow ring of bark can certainly be cured by ouly ova thing uajitly: PROF.Pa srs' great dioorery,
,another. In Japan the' chips are from the bearing canes of grapevinesfor ,
,. boiled''in a vessel. to. which.an earthen the purpose of its influence on the I PAINE'S CELERY COMPOUND.
1 Head containing.straw'has been fitted, fruit. By removing a ring of bark a
I and the camphor sublimes ,and condenses half inch in width the downward or Saved From the Insane Asylum. Dwtfw-i feel it ny dntyto tell yon
what Paine1 Celery Compound did for me. I can't praise It enough. About a year age my
on''the;,straw. Crude camphor return flow of sap, after it'has been head troubled memo that It seemed u though should be crazy. It was caused by or rtody. .
:very!much resembles,moist_ sugarun- assimilated by the leaves, is checked at I uke4 the advice of'two doctors,who rare me medicine to no effect and I did sot
tit .it 11 cleaned. The, refining the point of bark-denuded wood. know what I would do. I did not want to eeo anyone,everything IMmed J(>ttr&np. J.
pro'ecu r
bad a tired languid feeling,my kidneys troubled me.and I felt badly. I read your advertlsement
,by sublimation requires care ;and Buchatt claimed that his invention' or In a paper and thought I would try the compound. Btlbre I had taken half of oae
experience.There discovery would be of value in hasten bottle I felt like a new person. Four bottle cured mo and I would racommfad H to aH
that fat the way I did. Your truly, MB*. J. Z. WILCOX, Rural P.0.,Wia ;
is a tree found on'the island ing the maturity of the fruit as well as
of Sumatra which 'furnishes, an oil improve. i its quality, but _the latter Physicians Pressrlbo It. Dear sn-l am much plea. d with the a *fcm ofPaIn.
.s Celery Compound in those cases where the nerrou system wu brakes down stem
'called cattor oil,, which is obtained by claim has rarely been admitted by erer-workof mind,or body. I hare seen particularly good result where the paileat ted
iecidonin the tree. Solid, pieces, ofcamphor vineyardists: in this country Europe.. last all ambition no appetite,constipated,could not sleep nl=hto. etc. Thnr or few.ea*e* x
are, .also found',in' the cracks This girdling or annular incision of the of weak,emaciated,hysterical females have been cured with the Compound. I have ofe-
sorted that it quieta excitable nerves,gives patients better rwt, Increases appetite regafetea
t ,;; ...of t1Ie ,wood, which i is ,usually ob vine _has been ,practiced to a limited bowels,and is a good remedy to build up broken-dowu ca*ea generally. Yours truly,
='1 tamed by,feNia ,the'trees, ,cutting it extent in this country but far more extensively R.'C. EMIXTKC, JC D., Attest,DL ',
It fa eeld fcy all reliable druggtofr. WELLS,RICILRD ON, *CO., PropI.,>>Dru.-.VL
blocks: which) are" ,split ,and ,the France, and by men who ,
cigspkor extoacled... This ,article is sought determine its true value, ;in Beware ef worthless imitations of DIAMOND DYES. '

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however is brittle and 'tender About PoL* cooks have of both hands .
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having a ,taste much like that of the Editor Firmer and Fruit-Grower.A mix bread. If the Kanaka has a

common cowpea vine; and it is the recent article in your valued paper: cahouri (friend) or a white man to eat

in Alachua County' -No. 2.M easiest weed destroyed in Florida.. from Mr. Guy Rivers recalls "all,that dinner with him he generally gives

r Fnaer and FrW rower. Let me say on cassava,' as a' forage? I saw and part of which I was" thirtyone him a spoon. I saw no bowls, pots,

As I premised to write again of my plant for bees, or "Cassava for Bees," years ago. A great many islandsin or stoves in any Kanaka house and

progress and experience ,in tobacco as put by Mr. I. Kek, of Bowling the pacific ocean, on both sides of don't believe one in a thousand ever

'.culture, I will now try to 'fulfill the Green, that I am not a little,surprisedto the line, are inhabited by the Kanakarace had one, or would use any kitchen

see the remark of Brother* Adams, and everywhere among them I utensils if they were given them.

Mine.. calling it "new and interesting" He am told poi is the principal food. The caladium tscultntum is grown in f

I commenced setting ,March ijth professes to be an old cultivator of The root from which poi is made is this State to a limited extent, both as

aDd continued along with the season. the plant, andif, his plants ever bloom, called in Kanaka language Ka-lo or an ornament and for food,and is much

tt.rrhe' April \frosts damaged 'the early it would be reasonable to suppose, if Ta-ro (short sound of a in each case). better flavored, I know, when irrigated C)

,setting;'some and I had considerable any bees were within two miles of his ,It was.always grown in water as far and well fertilized.; But I hardly

trouble with the but'manated. patch,that he has not been a close ob as I saw, and the water never allowedto think it could ever equal the kalo root
cut worms, Besides this have I under similar
server. am dry up until awhile before digging conditions of climate

.,to get out about 20,000 plants. certain, published the same thing sev- time. It resembles Caladium JSsculentum and soil. Whoever will grow the

I;need only cottonseed crushed, about eral times in the last fifteen years, and but I believe it must be some genuine halo in perfection can be sure

500 pounds per acre. The drouth in the FRUIT-GROWER, too, more than what different. The footstalk of the of a large demand springing up, as no

kept it from growing off readily, but once, besides other organs; and_ I am leaf was used in planting, pressing it edible root in any land can compare
since the rains it is growing rapidly.As much surprised that our friend failedto into the mud. It took one year for it to with it as a good and sufficient food

remember it, for he must have read to perfection I told that the for man's sustenance. The gentle,
the bloom bud ,appears I pinch grow was ;,
it out, leaving from twelve to sixteen most of my articles. roots are quite uniform in size, being kindly Kanaka is fast disappearing

from four to five inches in and from the warm, fertile islands of the
leaves, according to size of plant. COLOCASIA ESCULENTA.I length :
two three inches in diameter. Unlike Pacific, but his poi will not be forgotten -
Alter the bud has been broken out the am much pleased with the article or its discontinuedages
plant>> proceeds to sucker over each under this head., Mr Rivers has cer- carrots, beets or any other roots, nor
after the last islander is
leaf these I keep rubbed out with the thrown of there was an abundance of fibrous exter-
; tainly a good wave light on minated the diseases vices and
,thumb'as soon as long enough. As a this subject. I will say, however, roots on every ,side. Every Saturdaythe nicotine by ,
has suckered from Kanakas would dig enough rootsto of Anglo Saxon civilization.
rule when a plant that as to the two varieties I received, CHESEBRO.

top to bottom, it is about ready to cut. there did not appear even when raw I last a week, make a hollow placein I Mandarin,May 5. 1891. M. **

When the leaves, have a transparentlook to be the slightest bitter about them. I the'ground, put in a lot of dry wood, I I I

covered 'with yellow spots, that I think when raw and also after theyare cover it with stones and set the woodon Fertilizers Not Needed.

K an indication of maturity. I some- boiled they resemble the Irish potato fire. When the wood was reducedto
For time I have read
times break the under side of a l leaf more than anything commonly hot coals the stones and some of the some past
with much interest articles from
between the thumb'and finger; if it known to our root growers here. I coals were moved to one side and unwashed fertili-various -
the of
soaps freely it is ready to cut. For see a ,more striking resemblance in Ka.Iff roots put in. Then the pens upon subject
for Florida lands in
cutting J use a thin bladed case-knife, them to the Hayti potato than anything roots were covered with the hot stones, zers appearing
local but
split the stalk from the top to within else, but only a few of our old grass was put on, then earth on top of in our the papers, FARMER more especially FRUIT

about eight inches of the ground and settlers know the nature of this potato.I all. In a few hours the roots were GROWER.FLORIDA AND

cut off, leaving about four to six inchesof had a few tubers of the cow or "whitemalanga" well cooked. That is also the best
From the of these communications
stalk at bottom to hold the halves and "guagui" (as my Cuban way to cook breadfruit. The roots -
would Florida lands
together. Should it be clear and hot friend called them who sent themto were then taken out of the pit, thor one suppose
would without fertiliz-
I. only let it remain long enough to me) boiled, and all were delighted oughly washed in several waters, and not produce

wilt (after: a plant has become wilted with them. They have, I am certain, then a man sitting on the ground witha ing. M
Now is that with
the sun will burn it very quickly). a large percentage of starch in them, broad wooden slab shaped somewhat the my proposition of commercial, fertilizers

I then take it to the shed, where it comparable, I think, to that of the like[ a saucer would put a few roots on present and the price limited of- dl

is hung upon laths four feet long, from cassava root. I planted fifty five the slab and with a stone pestle beat knowledge
the how
fifteen the lath and mash them, adding a little water general planter to apply
eight to plants to as whole tubers, and I see as many as them the results do the
to site. Then the laths are hung occasionally until it was reduced to a not justify
upon four
or stems coming out on
germs of them. The soil of Florida
use contains 1,
tiers, eight inches apart, so arrangedas some. I do not think one of the number uniform consistency. soluble food than
to economize space. The sheds will fail. Fifty-two are up now As finished poi is always kept in more plant :

should be so arranged that they gourds. These gourds a're the largestI any other, and when deeply plowed ;
may and the remaining are sprouted.
and well and mellow
be closed or ventilated. In damp ever saw. Some of them will hold pulverized kept tI I
leaf shows full size now on some of
that it receive moisture from both ;
weather they should be closed and in them, and much resembles the leaf of twelve quarts or more. They are ob- ; may \
below and above will
dry weather opened. tuse pyriform. A little of the stem give satisfactoryresults j
the "Janier" plant in shape and color.It in all and
After the leaves ,have dried entirelyso also Mr. R. is like end is cut off and serves as a lid. Then cases. My theory 1
as shaped
says, practice is to and cultivate
plow deep ,
there is no left then the they are thoroughly cleaned and ready
green sap the caladium. I have each and can
clean. As result first
tobacco is ready to sort. Selecting a see that the resemblance is strik- for the reception of the poi. As poiis a my plantingof 'f
very held .
has been laid for
damp day when the leaves are soft.so ing. None of the tubers sent ,to me I made only once a week it becomes weeks and corn is in by two Although

they may be' handled ,without break- were larger than a hen's egg. rather sour by the end of seven days, this has now been roasting the ear. -

ing, I take the leaves from the stalk, A Mr. Kenley, of Bluefields, Nicaragua but one soon gets to like it as well as I have experienced dryest sea
all torn leaves together that freshly made. son during my
or ragged
putting made the first mention to me residence in Florida "j
eight years'
according to lengths. I use a "Coco he termed it Now as to eatingpoi. The Kanaka's
of the plant as ,
rain since j
leaf to, tie each bundle of twenty to and failing to get seed from him I in- house is made with grass sides and scarcely any corn planting w wI
have been at this so'well
never j
and the floor is coverd with season
twenty five leaves keeping the stems quired through the LouisIana Planter, several satisfied with for
and tying a little below the end. thicknesses of mats formed from my prospects ,
as I found articles from the '
Then the bundles may be packed in tropical islands many in it, hoping to get on the leaves (or fronds) of the Tutua a yield of of corn.kind I have simply used 'no fertilizers ,t J
any plowing
boxes, where it can remain until l sold, track of it; and to my great satisfaction tree.At deep and cultivating clean.I .
it is not too soft in such meals the family wash their
provided ; I got a hearing from a Mr. GuillermoP.
have just harvested and into
cases it would have to be opened up Gonzales, of Cuba, who eventually hands, sit the poi gourd in the middleof put
my barn my crop of upland oats,
to out. the floor and gather around it, sit-
dry sent' me seeds. He also sent me
Now, Mr. Editor, while this,is brief twenty-three my seeds of the orange thyme ting on their feet'as' all Orientals :sit which are as good as I ever saw on:

different it be of "as Lord Buddha sits" in the any upland.
on may some which I planted, but failed on twenty.two My crop of lowland oats will be
advantage to amateurs. I hope at One pictures. With a piece of dried or
of them. only came
harvested next week, and least it may.not mislead any.V. which has four leaves on it. I raw fish (they never cook fish in the
\ P. MOSELEY. up water it nearlyevery'day and would islands) in the left hand, they dip into hesitate heaviest to say that they are the best
and I
Fairbanks,,Fls. the poi gourd the two first fingers of oats ever saw'.rowD
not sell it for its weight in gold.
-. .. the right hand and apply the contentsto out of any ground. I have Heed no

Forage Plants-Coco Again. ADDENDUM. their mouths. When the meal is f fertilizer of any kind-simply} plowed

.BOHer>Farmer ud Fruit-Grower: I see in the Polk County News thata finished they wash their hands again, them under as deep as .I could with

Your printer made me say "bitter" company has been organized to open and put the poi gourd away. Now, seven inch twisters. When the

instead "brittle" in representing the : up cane and rice culture in Crooked putting two fingers into the common ground was left rough 1 .found*better

root of the Fredtckte Fhridana last Lakemuck, and I predict they have poi is no worse than the practice our results.I 1 .

week's copy. There is nothing about struck it rich. S. W. CARSON. r am led to write this articlePlt

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1 tiers will lead people to believe tha never' known it to kill them outright,, with one nip the little button was cut I it cleaned them out completely. Half":,

those of clean from the surface an applicatioiof depth supers are freed from the bees'
y planting cannot be successfully conducted :' though I have always put :
in Florida without them. mine right into a pen and fattened tar and grease,to keep off the flies, much quicker than full ones. A free p:

k If you are of that opinion just com< them, for butchering. They fatter I and the operation was over. Nineteei use of the smoker when putting 011 the,

and see for yourself just as' readily as any, and I: ,canno t calves were operated upon in a few escapes will hasten the bees in i going
'1 I with the minutes and all were thriving and below. It takes in e about one minuteto
will: repeat, Florida lands, plowed see anything wrong meat. ,
deep and well cultivated\ will produc Pleas give us some light on_ the< suffering little or none from the operation each hive in putting on the escapes,\
\ hours afterward.. they being made in a,board just the
crops adapted to this climate abundantly matter through the FARMER AND j twenty-four
without fertilizers. FRUIT-GROWER. J. S. BROWN. That "muley"- cattle are more dis size of the hive; and all there is.to' do

I do not mean 'to say that fertilizer Huntington,Fla. posed to break fencesand creep througl is,to raise the super and slip this between -

should not be ,used., On my true!k P. S.-The: most thrifty ones i in J a in inclosures is not doubted, but. thi ; give a few puffs of smoke in ,.

,)' patches I use all the barn-yard manur bunch are attacked first. They an habit is i perfectly cured by giving then the top of the super, and we go to the

and compost from the woods I camake affected most during the hot weather plenty of pasture, their inherent right; next. In the morning take your

but I do say that in field cut All have free range of the woods. when this is done'they are as quiet and wheelbarrow and wheel your supers, '

tare the"results do'not justify the expenditur well disposed as horned cattle. now free from bees, to the extracting
We strongly suspect. that your hog: extract at
where can your
*-+-< room, you
are poisoned by eating some root or; is ahead of
This long
SR. in Ocala Banner. The Chicken Flea.A leisure. a way ,
plant. Horses in the South are said correspondent whose name and the old plan of shaking and brushingthe

to get the blind staggers from eating address have been lost wrote asking bees off each individual comb, withan -

.Liile p tocI: ears of corn that have been gnawed for information about the "jigger." army of cross robbers following'you

... ... and powdered by worms. We have: to whom around in the hot sun all day.
r -... -- ........ -- ------- and cattle similarly affected The State Entomologist, we< '
seen sheep
Sweet Potatoes for Stook. in'the North from eating the tender referred the question, replies as follows ;!l- THE GREAT POINT OF ADVANTAGE IN

B6Hor o Farmer- Fruit-Grower.. shoots of the buckeye in the spring.. : THE USE OF THE BEEESCAPE.A .
In an editorial, page 348, of you Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower in
The stomach is united to the brain it few points great advantage ,
t isfue; ,ofjpth ,April you:speak of growing close sympathy through the ,medium The chicken or tick flea that is sc the use of these escapes, overlooked *
"choice lean meat" on sweet po troublesome to poultry in Flori I
of the great sympathetic nerve; anc by some, are, that, when extractingevery
tatoes. I read this to an old Floridiai whenever the stomach becomes overburdened da is the/ultx galling, Bouche, anc week or ten days, as some do,

in my employ and he says it ,canno or greatly irritated, and not the jigger of the Tropics, which i is{ you do not disturb the working force of

be done on raw potatoes, and instance: therefore incapable of performing its the Sarcopsytta penetranst L. The eggs bus in the fields. This is quite an item; .r..
neighbor'' who nearly lost three mile! communicates the of the tick flea hatch in the dirt of the the old so
normal functions, it for, oftentimes, by way you
cows from such feeding,,first chopping intelligence at once to, headquarters, yard, and can be easily exterminatedby excite the bees that it causes them to

t the potatoes up with a shovel. The< the brain, and soon sympathetic relations the Pyrethrum Kerosene Emulsion lose the best part of the day, right in
cows ,nearly starved to death. DC described lately in your paper. Clean which
are ,established, and the brain the midst of a good honey-flow, f
you mean the potatoes must be boiled? becomes secondarily affected. out the coops, burn the trash, spray means eight, ten or fifteen pounds of

. If so, 'there must be added cost of You should make a searching investigation the surface of the yard and coops freely honey less. I am confident that large'

plant, fuel and labor. .I 'am a newcomer into the character of the and at night visit the roosts, and amounts of honey are lost each year

into Florida, anxious for relia vegetation in your hog range. See i if| with a soft brush thoroughly anoint in just this way. Whcwhas not seen:
ble information, and also a the head and affected parts of the their hives all
there is not some root or leaf or colonies cluster out on ,
NEW SUBSCRIBER. w rich they begin to eat about:) the time chicken with the same emulsion Repeat day, sometimes longer, just from being :

Federal Point Fla. of when they begin to show these this program every few days, as disturbed in. the way mentioned? ;,
It will not to boil feed"for stool year bother. It be
pay If have a suspicionof long as the fleas might When taking off honey after the flow
on a large scale that has been abundantly symptoms. kill all the worthless dogs and
; well to '
avoid all that troublesome ?
of the
anything sort, jip a hog has passed, you
settled by tests; but if you car of inferior value and experiment on cats around the place, as they serve as robbing, which is sure to annoy '4 4one
r prevail on the cook to boil a pot of carriers of the flea
him by feeding it to him. tribe..J. at this season. Again, after using i
will be
potatoes for the cow, they more C. NEAL. fail
A powerful nervine stimulant is generally the escapes one season you cannot
animal should .
her. No
nourishing to Lake City.June i.BeeEscapes
indicated in a case. of poisoningin to note the change in the temper of
be fed sweet alone
on ,
stock. A pint of strong green tea your bees compared with what it was
whether raw or boiled. To fatten hogs '
they should be given ,in connection (common store tea) is sometimes effi- J1piaP when managed the cM: way.
it cacious. Or try a half pint of whisky. I would not part with the escapes *
with a little corn meal (boiled with
of the have deal for by their use one
These symptoms hogs a for a good ;
if you can afford the time), and, for a in Florida.Both labor of
cause, and that cause you must ascer- saves three.fourtns the taking
cow with wheat bran. or cottonseed '
tain for yourself. We cannot help the Dibbern and Reese escapesare off a crop of honey.
meal and oats or fora:: past
rr green rye '
ure. The man who fed his cows on you much without knowing the cause. a success with me. Like others I HOW TO PRODUCE HONEY AT LESS THAN
ED. with failures when first using them
met ; ,
sweet potatoes alone and nearly HALF THE COST.
' starved them showed' much lack of but a little observation soon put me on
Dehorning Oalrea. The main of Give me a hive having frames at
the right track. secret
.. 'L practical kriowledgED distances with a plain zinc queen
fie J. Burrus McGehee, of the Bayou success is in the fact that bees will not fixed and
k excluder these a good
BliBd'St8.ir ers in Hogs. Sara (La.) Industrial News-, writes as all desert their queen or brood, sealedor reversible, extractor escapes, and I will show
follows unsealed therefore to succeed with
r Editor Farmer and Jfrult-Grower: : ; honey at less than
how to produce
Please give me the'symptoms and Late experiments have demonstratedthat the escape, surplus supers must be free you half the cost nowadays.-A. F. BROWNin

' cure {or' blind staggers in hogs. I 1 this most useful operation is not from all brood, and the queen below.
have a number of hogs affected with'w cruel or injurious to the'subject but, This can be accomplished to a cer- I "

hat people here call blind staggers, like all surgery,is best performed when tainty only by the use of zinc queenexcluders. A Good Chanoe for Women.I .

both old,and young;ones, that is, those the calves are quite young. .a
The between the escapeboardand saw a letter in the Christian Index ,i
over three months old. The first thingwe One writer recommends caustic pot- space .
the of the frames below should from Mrs. Jane Wilcox, saying that .''k
notice is seeing them lying around, ash, another the actual cautery applied top ,
seeming unable to get about' (about when the calf is four days old, etc. not be over a bee.space (rs inch); for she had been making $10 to $12 a '1

like_a man would act that had partaken The writer has tried the experimenton if, as some recommend, a space of one week without any trouble, working for ,;11
to: three inches is left, the bees will a Texas firm. I wrote and obtained
of too much of the little brown calves of various ages, from four

jug); and,when they do move'they* go days to four months old, and very sat. cluster in this, filling it with brace- their circulars, and am week charmed I made with :

... staggering along with their heads all isfactorily on all ages between the two combs, at the same time clustering on the business. Last :1
the thereby forming a communication $ and\ hope this week to do better
13 50
... twitted: to one side, at the same timekeeping limits. escape
back to the supers. To secure stilL Any lady can make"plentyof
continuous the
up a squealing. The operation on youngest was 41
the best results, supers of empty combs, money and not spend much time
This only when they are ,hungry or instantaneous common threequarter
; sections should be placed under either. I sent a two cent stamp to
among other hogs. Although not nut was riveted to the end of an )r ,
completely nd they can'see,but very iron, and when heated to red heat, he: escapes, as the bees,are slow ingoing .he Cactus Co.Box 24, East El Paso,
'noticeable instant the little down in a crowded brood, chamfer Texas, and got my first information,
for to
::$. ... This ,particularlY' applied only an
when feeding them; as they do not cone (the embryo horn), and a little > below, especially in eight-frame md I. am sure, any one who wants a
thank for telling
lives. I generally place the escapen ittle money will me
teem.to,see: the corn when put right grease rubbed on afterward. In five
down in frost of them on'the ground, minutes the little fellows were playing just before night, and take the supers hem of this chance.,
but,'they',will,always find their feed in about unmindful of the operations.For off by seven or eight o'clock next
? ,seem 'the older from one to four norning. As a rule there will not be
: a trough or pail. They never ages, second hand WmMaaUm
to pt over the disease and always months old, a pair of blacksmith's more than a dozen or two bees left in [' Hand SALE-One Press for sale cheap at Um oAce.

carry':tbeir beads' sideways., I have, pincers were filed quite sharp, and he supers. In two or three instances Write for particulars.j: .


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d farmers have splendid stands and crop Orlando Delcares for'the Fair. and harrowed in lightly when the '

: iJi doing well, all owing to the cause Now comes Orlando-with a citi crop is "laid by," a ton of crabgrasshay

RRMEWSfCTCH rARMCRJAUIAKCfCttMUMTt. +, above. ""mentioned."" To the-careless zens' meeting and proposes that the' per acre could be harvested. The
h+.t. ; ti.rMh ...... I meal would cost -$5, the hay wouldbe
,.... -- ... ..,... *MlllAatrJ -' reader it might seem hard to under- people, of Florida shall help themselves worth from $15 to $20. The

JUNEUfBPHEN ..U.18t- -- ,- stand how the same causes-could produce by creating their own fund for corn would have to be cut close to

POWERS. ., ,Editor.P. effects directly opposite. But an .exhibition at Chicago. This is as the ground and shocked, Western

..6.Addfcfts, tawtey,Fla. the experienced farmer knows that it should be. An appropriation by fashion, to get it out of the way for
the Or it might be cut knee
T thoroughly good seed-not gatheredin the Legislature would have carried mower. afterwards
and the stubbles
55 high
The twenty-third session of the water-soaked condition, as much with it official
a graceful recognitionof chopped out bf the way with a
American ,Pomological Society will be seed was last season-will make a good a noble enterprise, indicating the heavy hde. This has been donein

hid at Washington, D.: C., .
.22d, sad!, 24th and 25th of September will resist the cold. Thus the cold ilitation. But the vast majority of others.
,- 1891. An official programmewill : was a bane to the poor farmer and a the tax payers of Florida can never The is northern practice of, cuttingcorn south
be.i, issued at an early day. G. :& blessing to the good farmer. visit the Columbian Exposition and ward and gradually has reached even to Texasin

Brackett, Secretary, Denmark, Iowa. .*--- j &- would never derive any benefit from isolated cases, where it is entirely

.. A corn cob is nearly as worthlessan successful but we doubt the practicability
the appropriation except in a very remote ;
:This will be a good year for cutting article of feed as grows out of the and roundabout way, through the of it in the Florida rainy sea-

'down "the Peento peach trees in frosty ground, and it is the, fashion with son. The husk or shuck is very poor
of and the
coming immigrants quick-
feed, not worth half as, much as good
seCti fl. They have borne some fruit many agricultural writers to advise the
ening of business. hay, pound for pound. A ton of
this' and paid for their fertilizer farmer to select small cob for
year ) ears But this volunteer appropriationwill good crabgrass hay and fifteen bushels

bUt, if they had been cut down any seed, and in every way to encouragethe enable those who wish to danceto of corn per acre would, be little short,

time, within the past five years they reduction of the size of the cob. employ the fiddler and him as in money value, of the yields of the

would l have died in the owner's debt. This is mistaken advice. The cob is pay rich river bottoms in Missouri. i
liberally as they please. Florida can-
there least
are at 3oooo'acres
the co-efficient of the corn. The far-
not afford to be, conspicuous by her of bearing orange groves in the State,
Mr. W. of Narcoossee
Stogdon,. mer cannot produce a large ear without *
absence from the great spectacle. on which with a moderate application
in a personal letter says: "I observed a large cob, any more than he can There has been plenty of extravagance of fertilizer nearly or quite a tbri bf ;

yesterday the small white cabbage develop a powerful draft horse withouta and hay per acre might be grown without ,
folly already attaching '
butterfly-scientific, name; I generous bone. If an occasionalear detriment to the trees. This is the

think, is Pitris rapa-also larva of is seen with an abnormally small the management of the Exposition, as method pursued by Rev.; Lyman ; '
usually happens in connection with who acres of
Phelps on eighteen ,
the same on cabbages. It is the first I
cob and long kernels the latterare
very to three
the mighty prodigality with which grove cuts enough hay
'have seen of them here, though I had of the shoe-peg variety, long slen. Chicago does things generally. There horses the year through and several

heart of their Appearance in Florida." der, light, chaffy lacking in nourish. cattle during the winter; and all with-
t of
will not be lacking the elements the
out injury to his crop of oranges.
ment. For a good seed ear let the
The annual farce of "working the grotesque, and there will be exhibit Lastly; there was an area of 12,949
farmer choose first of all
roads" will be enacted at various times an .ear tions of a more than Oriental pomp acres in early vegetables, all of which

r" the The road which is heavy in the hand, solid, resisting and strut!but still it will be something might have been plowed and harrowed
along through
all attempts to twist it, kernels down smooth"afterthe vegetables were ,
American ;
which no true can
inspector's comfortable buckboard will thick harvested and a good'crop of crab
and firm;and then, after securing ,
miss completely the huge pine stump all these points, let him seek a afford the means can afford to miss grass hay grown without the necessityof

which every ,other vehicle for the seeing. As the..official Gazetteer says, sowing seed. At the most all that
large cob_ with the 'kernels as deep would be few
with a delicious nartttei "If Chicagohas would be required a
, of a ,will hit. One thing
space year
as be. The light, chaffyear of cottonseed ideal
Floridians have be thankful for grown may not the Tower of London she has hundred pounds
to '
with long gourd-seed kernels, per acre.
there i is no mud. the Union Stock Yards, and if the tS />--=

. will shrink and become water-soaked, Pyramids do not cast their glamourover Irregularity of Fruit Crops, '

Its: difficult to comprehend why a and is well nigh worthless in the our youthful city we can at least The Waltoncounty correspondentof .

Legislature that was professedly- drenching rains of ,the Florida sum point to the water works and the the May Bulletin says:

mated by such a resolute hostility to mer. i crib." (We quote from memory.) .Horticultural pursuits in this county -
are almost totally neglected; notwithstanding -
corporations should have abolishedthe Whatever may be his opinion of the Therefore we are glad that Orlandohas every experiment madein

Railroad Commission. The danger profitableness of muck-digging, the taken the initiative thus early and that business is productive of the

: of giving advice has been well 1 farmer or fruit-grower can spend a thus emphatically. As the chief most satisfactory results, attention to

illustrated by this session of that body. good deal of his leisure time in raking city of South Florida, the leadership this particular branch of industry is
needed. Since March
Probably no other Legislature that naturally falls to her. We hope greatly our an-
leaves. A man who can earn $2 a. every ticipations of realizing a half crop of
assembled in the State had been other in the State will not
ever day at some other occupation mightnot community fruit are considerably shortened. At

so industriously plied with good adviceas find it worth his while to rake be slow'in seconding her motion. this time we do not believe that we

this- one was. leaves, but he could well afford to pay I will realize more than half that amount, ,., '
Home-grown Hay. but I do not look upon this short crop
an industrious boy fifty cents a day to
Mr. J. L.,, Normand, of Marksville, According to the statistics for 1889 as a failure, or as being disastrous to
La., sends- us some samples. of the rake them for him. Deciduous leavesare the state produced 5,191 tons of hayon our future success and prosperity, as

excellent bedding, they absorb 3,232 acres, which would be at the a great many persons do. I have seen
Hattonkin NO.2
Japanese plum, liquid'manure better than straw. Pine rate of 1.6 tons per acre. A Florida such occurrences three or four times

grown by himself. A delicate' fruit leaves or straw, after being compostedand hay crop is generally over-estimated, before this, and my experience and
shipped so far, subject to the casuali- however, as the loads are "guessedat observation at each time lead me to

ties of the mails, is. not a fair subjectfor rotted, are valuable as manure. ," and guessed widely. On the believe that what, we lose in this besi-

criticism as to its external But the greatest value of all leaves in other hand, we do not believe this return ness at present is a sure gain in the

appear- this semi-tropical climate is as mulch., is high enough, as many little future. And I would now call the "a

ance? This is a greenish-yellow plumof ing for fruit trees. It is wasting and crops were doubtless overlooked by special attention of your readers, and
a medium size, slightly bitter directly those who dis-
the assessors. more particularly arc
destructive to the fertility of any soil),
under the skin, but with flesh ofa Horses in this State are not gener- posed to murmur at the ruling of
very rich and satisfactory flavor. and especially sand, to be alternately ally turned out in sandy fields for Providence in this matter, to the very

drenched with rain and roasted by the fear of their getting "sanded," and noticeable facts that the fruit trees tat

If t The Jackson county correspondent; sun. It is a bleaching process whichis every horse in the State ought to be, are this year nearly or quite destitute

of the "Cotton is not as effectual on the soil as it is on the and might easily be, kept on home. of fruit are more thrifty in growth,and
crop report says:
grown hay. There were 379,265 are making at least two fold raofe;
laundress' clothes spread in the sun-
doing: as well this year as last and acres of corn raised in 1889. If cot- !preparations for a heavy crop.the Mat

std are bad, ,owing to planting,bad shine; and it is this ruinous bleaching' tonseed meal at the rate of 500 'year, than they :possibly could make j if ,

teed ad cold the,first of April. Some ,which mulching prevents. pounds per acre was .sown in the com every branch was, 1Ae; vilybr :

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: 11,1. ] ::.., .'. THE FLORIDA DISPATCH, FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER.-- ." .. 463, < .

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,,for the present. The'growth, formation THE BOSTON MARKET. 4;California, Riverside,large $2 to 3;-:'Messina, Making Superphosphate at Home.
I blood full boxes,. $5 to 6 Messina, blood, ft
and of all ;
development nearly our BOSTON Mass.
,June 4. The value of bones for fertilizing
fruits' require two years-the form or During the week Snow & Co. sold a car of boxes $2.50 to 3; Messina, -boxes, $1.75102. is The difficulty
Peaches-Per box, Jjbuahel, 25 to 75; cases 4 purposes unquestioned.
California at auction. in
bud ,is"ptit' on this year.and developedthe oranges They ranged baskets, 75 to 1.50. lies in crushing whole bones
price from $.J.I2 W&4. j# per box. I believe
... :next, and to look to and expect the average was 14.50 per box for the entire lot: Pineapples-Per dozen, fair, 75 to 1.25; fancy, properly, when needed that way, and

fruit from a tree when those signs ,do This ought to be of interest to California $1.50 to$2.50;per 100, small,$7 to 9; choice,$10 to the difficulty in dissolving with acids K

not exist in the winter preceding is growers. The entire lot were seedlings. I heard 12. with unaccustomed to the
Bermuda ,Potato *- barrel,
equal to expecting something from a prominent buyer say that be had just as soon from '
fair to good, per barrel, $5@6. work. The following a Mary*
have, them Navels. He also said that
: doctrine that as they
I hold
nothing. to fine Bermuda Onions-Per box,fine,$1.6o@1.70; fair, land experiment station bulletin will
were, as as any oranges.
there nothing lost"This |i.5o@i.6o.Cauliflower valuable Crush the bones as '
There seems to be a place here now for California prove :
i is :resigned and philosophicalview oranges and there is but little reason"to -Sir-Louis, swan heads, per doz., thoroughly as possible and provide a r

to take of the matter, but it mightbe suppose that the price will go 'off Cherries 'zr.z5; St.Kankakee Louis,choice, $1.25(3)1.50( ) ; Cincinnati, barrel of fresh burned lime and three
i.25@i.5o; $1.23@I.SO; home-grown,
have had good opening selling-not at high
a a "
more practical. It is these excessive $1.so@l.75' barrels of strong, unleached. hardwood -
price-but at that would them to
a price cause
crops one year and_ the failures next be spread over considerable ground-thus advertising CucUmbers-Louisiana,crates,choice, $1.75 to 2; ashes,for every barrel crushed

year which.are the bane of fruit-grow- them to many persons and paving the Louisiana, crates, fair, $i to 1.50;Southern, choiceto bone. Use as a base or mixing ,

Jog as a business for revenue. It is way for many to be called for. A number of fine, per doz., 4oc to soc Cincinnati, per doz hearth, tight floor, or a level layer '

difficult to escape an untimely' frost, packages that have come within a day,or two 6oc Egg:to 7OC-Plant-Per dos., good to choice, $1.25 to of loamy soil, about six inches thick.

but irregularities in fruit productionfrom ,have Oranges-The been in poor market order. is steady and the demand 1.50;common to fair,Sac to $1.20. Upon this spread a barrel of ashes' ina .

other causes. may be somewhat fair. Florida are scarce and dull. Fancy Green Pea--St. Louis, bu. boxes 750 to$i; Indiana similar layer. Then, in a thinner :

corrected by liberal manuring, by cultivation sell at 1350@4.50. Callfornias, $3.S@4-7S'; 2-bu. sacks, choice to fine, $1.75 to 2; Illi layer, half a barrel of bone; scatter ,

k and by removing a part of the Valencia, 714 counts, $4.s0@6; 420 count, $4 nois, bu.box,Soc to $i; Michigan, bu. box, 7SC to through the bone to fill the spaces,

fruit which 'sets to excess one year, 5; Messina and Palermo 360 count, 3@4-5o; 300 $1.10., doz. and spread upon it half a barrel of
Green Onlol1..Home-grown. per too ton
thereby husbanding strength of the count Pineapples-The, j.5o@5.. market is in light supply. jic;Michigan, bu. boxes, $1.50 to 2; Illinois, lime, pulverized but not slaked.. On

,tree for the following year. But to Havana sell from 8 to nc. choice, per bu., $t to teas; St. Louis: per dozen, this spread another barrel of ashes.

forestall or evade the ,frost' there is California Fruit-Cherries are_in liberal supply IOC tO I2C. Wet this pile gradually with a sprinkler

":; very little that can be done to'any and sell at fi.so@2 per box; apricots(in fair Squash-Florida, bu. crate, 75@i; Louisiana, using about ten gallons of water, .'
bu.crates White bu. crates, i@i.25.
.\ purpose except in the choice'of varieties supply and sell at$2.5@3 per box. bean, i@t.25 Louisiana; bu. box I or enough to moisten all but have
String ft green
Peaches-A few lots of Florida were
.. We have long thought that in offered this week at$2@ crate. fancy, 5o@6o; do., ft bu. box, green, fair, none run out. Add, in a like manner,
North Florida it is a hazardous and ,2.50 per 30@4o do., ft bu. box, wax, fancy, 3o@40i do., ft half a barrel of bone, a half barrel of .# :

.. generally profitless'business to attempt bu. boxes wax, tair, 25@30; Mississippi, ft bu. lime, a, barrel of ashes, and ten gal .
BALTIMORE MARKET. boxes, green, choice,$1.2501.50;do., ft bu.boxes,
to grow very early varieties of fruit for Ions more of water. Over all scatter .
fair, 7S@lido., ft bu. boxes, wax, choice,
,market. There: is BALTIMORE June 3. green about bushel of land and
a glittering price one plaster
FLORIDA OR..ulGES.-The situation is without i@i.75S;do., ft bu.boxes wax:, fair, 75$!. t
obtained once in a half dozen cover the entire pile with dry loam.
years material change. Very little fruit is offered, nor Tomatoes.-Florida, cases of 6 baskets, choice, .
perhaps, 'but it is a trifling _amount is there any inquiry worth mentioning and prices $ @2.5o;do., bu.:boxes,i.so2;California,crates, Examine the pile once a week: and

4 compared with the steady gains which continue nominal. Quotations are as follows: i.50@i.7S- add water, if needed, to keep all ..:.. '

might be reaped from large orchardsof Choice bright, 171200, $4.50; do. mixed sizes, $4 moist but, none wet. In, four or five

later varieties grown for canning to$4.25,$3, as to size; choice russets 176-200, GEORGIA FRUIT PROSPECTS.THOMASVILLE weeks shovel over and thoroughlymix
|4.5o; straight lines. $4.25; 96-111, $3.75 to $4.
evaporating. Lemons, $3.50 to $4. Ga., May 30. moisten and pile again, cover
w ,
FOREIGN ORANGES.-The market excessively Three months ago I wrote the Fruit Trade with soil and a little more plaster, Land
Journal that the prospect for an immense pear leave two three weeks .
dull owing to the liberal receipts of berries and or longer.If
Markets for .Florida Produoe.
, in South Georgia and West Florida, was ex-
the like. The tendency' in Sicily fruit is not crop pieces of bone then remain und -
# cellent. So it was. But the tail end of a Min
l marked in either direction though lemons are a
sift them out to in
composed use
nessota blizzard struck us on the morning of the ,
shade off. The arrivals of Jamaica orange have
and the little then the size of next or add more quick
6th of April pears, compost,
ceased and this fruit is out of the market. Quotations
1 NEW YORK, June 6.Or : Sicily lemons, fancy, per box, $5;.do. garden'pea, were frozen Into icicles, and have lime and ashes and give further. Y

:market continue to rule firm in tomatoes, choice, ".SO to$4.75; do. good $4 to$4.50; Sicily been dropping off, and now May 30th we can time. I

choice& carrier selling' $ .$ to '12.50, crates$z to oranges, $4 to$4 50. count on about one-fourth of an average crop. m .

.;; $f..eeevmben, &ncy dark green, $a .to $ .SO, PINEAPPLE*.-The receipts are somewhat lighter Shipments will begin July it, but only a few Smilax in Florida.

eeaUBon, $i to $1.50; squash, ,,11.50 to $2.50 per and the demand is good. The first full cargo hundred barrels will be shipped from Thomas- Editor!: Farmer and Frult-Orowar ,

S-- barrel crate; egg plant, $4 to'$6i; pineapple za to of Key West pine, coming to this port,arrived vine instead of thousand as expected before the It is with some hesitancy that I

ISC.; peaches, carriers, $1.50 to f j, crates, 750: to this week to T. B. Schall, who says he expects a freeze. this letter that A
Our are not discouraged, as this is the open to you, knowing:
jr.S ; potatoes, primes, $4 to$S. Outlook favor* lively trade in them next season. They were in grower
Me tot early shipments of ripe watermelons splendid order, turned out not over 2 percenttloss first time in fifteen years that we have had so your time must be more than full with -

reCoste pear.. G. S. PALMER. are larger than the Bahama pine and sold near a failure. Peaches and plum are also your necessary business, but trust that
nearly a failure from.the same cause.-W. Jennings -
at $8 to Jio per hundred. The entire cargo of you may have time to answer some
in "Fruit Trade
51,000 was cleared up in ten hours. Prices of journal questions about Florida.
Bahamas from$6 to $8 per 100.MISCXLLANEOUS .
First, let me say that by trade I ama
VEGETABLES.-General trade Market Outlook.
June 6.
florist and such I know that. the
with rather
Tesratoes are in heavy supply during the past continues good receipts light, exceptof NEW YORK, June 3, 1891. florists of the North are constantly in
cabbage, which is lower. New potatoes, encumbers
few and
,days prices some lower,but with an active
demand .market is weU cleaned up, and we and beans are active; berries are mo Several recent inquiries from my. need of smilax, a vine used as a green

look> ,for prime well-packed stock: to go higher mentarily in light supply, though during the old shippers of melons and pears from I trimming with flowers. It is expensive '

soon. Setting to-day: Choice to fancy In bushel week they have been abundant and lower. Beets Florida, reminds me that the ship- to grow in greenhouses, and I

box, $1.5O4fair to good, '1@1.2S; ,do. carriers are lower, a* are also else pea is firmer.and cauliflower. Charleston, while cab- ping season will soon open, and you have been wondering if it could be
nearly everything
((6 .basket), fadj. Culls wont pay to ship anylonger
this season.C'geumbers bage and Florida beans are done. A few Florida are undoubtedly interested, therefore, grown in Florida and shipped North.It .

now coming heavy from Savannah peaches are offered at $J.2S to $3.50 per 32 quart as to their future outlook. The heavy will stand shipping better than

and Charleston and selling at $i,50? per crate case. Quotations: Norfolk cabba,e, $i.i.io; crop expected I trust will find a profit- any other greenhouse product. Smilax -

while Florida is selling at from 7sc$1.25, acoordteg Charleston do., '2.SO; beans, $2.25 to $2.SOi; do. able market, provided we have hot needs a moist, humid atmosphereand

". to qualify and condition. Don't advise wax, $2.50 to$3; Norfolk peas, SO to 750; beets, weather (such prevails at present). damp and rich soil, and also to be
Norfolk,3 to sc=.per-bunch; new potatoes, prime,
but choice.
shipping'String beans any also strictly plenty from: North Carolina $5 to J6; do., second, $3 to 14; tomatoes, ripe, Good melons would sell well were beyond the reach of frost (although it _'. I

South Carolina and Georgia, selling_ at 51.50 per, 52.50 to $3,25; do. green, {1.25 to $2; asparagus, : they here to day.I will stand some). I should also need .. 1

crate,'and there are but few coming from Florida Norfolk, prime, aoc.; Florida egg plants, $5 to $6 am glad to see some movementon good transportation facilities. Smilax "

:: that will pay freight charge per bbL or bbl.crates; South Carolina cauliflower, I i foot to check the shipment of grows readily under any favorable cir- ...
$4 to$5 per crate; Florida cucumbers, |i to 12.50 :
8gwi.b in light,,supply, and, when choice, is per box; radishes, i to zc. per bunch; straw- small and green melons; they only fill cumstances. Do you think these con .1 I

wanted at $i&t.5 per box., berries, fancy, 8 to nc.; fair to good S to 7C- up the market, and put money in the ditions can be filled in Florida, and .:
Bgg ptaata very scarce and wanted' at from $8 Rheubarb, per 100 bunches, $3. hands of the transsortation companys. what locality would you advise me to
&ts barrel, when choke and sound.
per in examine? Would such localities be
Therefore melons
New potatoes In active demand,choice to fancy loading } always '

>J44BS4 Per-barrel; fait to good, $3-5@4;cull*,. CHICAGO MARKET. throw out small stock, and (if market healthful? E

? CHICAGO,June 6 will justify) ship in car separately, as DAVID S. WASHBURN.

PeentA peaches in,?heavy 'supply, but when Bananas-Choice to fine, per bunch, $ our best trade have no use for small Meriden Conn.
choice and in half, to bushel boxes or carriers,' good to fair bunch, Ji.75@2 << .
; ;poor 75
2.5Oi; per melons and they must be sold to a There would be no difficulty as to
sell 11 well at from $!:$0$4 per tmsfeel.BUwetts ,
1.351 trade. healthfulness] of the locations but
MIl from 50 cents to $i higher. Cocoanuts-Per thousand, fancy, $33@35; fair, ,
....f..na ace being looked for, and, if here, S278JO. The outlook is very favorable also smilax does not endure the heat

wejM+ command from; 50973 C Eta each; a. few l etnon*-Choice to fancy per box, $3.So6; : for Georgia peaches. We are now of the Florida summers very well. It. .

eat***would reach ft per,melon.H .; fair to good, per box, $4.5o5( ; common, 'J.SO@ receiving 100 crates per day from has to be shaded or kept in a greenhouse >'

: is abost time for. the Harts late orange' toappsi1r.d Florida and selling welL I assure you and that would render the oil- ,
if ye .have any we can,secure" you 450.Oranges-Florida, choice, $2.75 to $3.50; Cal t
feftcy prioM tffhtk fe,Cbofce and weB packed.. ifornia, choice $3 to 3.50;'California, fair to com good prices for pears, as crop is generally ture of it nearly as expensive. as in the '.
,bM :a'sex;, mon, $i to 1,50,;California Riverside'choice,$3 to : G. S. PALMER I North. h j

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Our youngParson's outs, ::back quite empty, but there' was one "See there Oh, she'll go!I" said all'their glory, and the stars began to ,

frolic, that Ethel and Harry, had to Ethel, "I tell you this Gypsy is no grow brighter and brighter."I t
.I. .; themselves at" home, that. :neither of common colt.] guess girls are foolish sometimes ;

"... Daughter- and Her hem ever forgot or told.. At last everything wasready and ," she whispered with a sigh, as :

,Bide After the Colt Gtypey. ,One cloudy and sultry Saturday afternoon Ethel. took her seat on the rough sled she toiled upstairs to her little room .:
o 1 Ethel Henderson was 'not;the:min ,' the parson satin his study she had fastened behind, holding the under the eaves"* Before she went to

ister's "truly" daughter, as the children ; among his books and papers writing reins of rope jauntily, as became a sleep, she laughed to herself at the ,

; expressed it, but they were,truly his Sunday sermon. His hair stood on good; horsewoman, and Harry openedthe recollection of Gypsy's heels tearing
fond',o( her, and her: advent in Mil- end, for, he frequently ran his fingers big barn doors, and away went down the street. When she awoke, .;.

bury was hailed with, joy,by the rollicking through it in a vain effort to recall Gypsy. the sun was shining, so she dressed

SODS, and daughters of the some vague idea to the tip of his pen The parson heard a clatter of hoofsas herself hastily and ran down to the

Granite State, for they quickly recog for the pleasure and enlightenment, of the barn doors creaked on their study. ,Her father sat at his desk,

n led a kindred spirit:, the good deacons, and one whisp of hinges, and he came out of the houseon and she said softly; .

Now: Parson Henderson, was the his hair stood up' prominently, as if. it to the back steps and l looked over "Papa, I want to speak' to you."
soul of' dignity. He recognized the held the idea and was challenging the he top of his glasses in a bewilderedway. He opened his arms and she ran to

sacredness of his calling and wasgreatly minister to a personal encounter. The colt was flying down the him and said:

'given 'to the expounding of Ethel and Harry were on their way to village street, and the old sled danced "I did it, papa. It was not Harry.He .

'scripture, and the austerely good deacons he.pasture behind the,barn. Gypsy, and swayed at her ,heels. Faster and ,told me not to. I am sorry-, -,
never failed to congratulate each the two-year-old colt, was impatiently faster she flew with Harry in hot pursuit papa."
other on their; choice of Parson Hen- calling for apples and put her nose The parson pushed up his specs I Parson Henderson held his daugb-

dersoB whenever they"met, somewhat ,over the bars in a beseeching way and gazed down the road in amazement ter off at arm's-length, and looked ,at '
as the children'rejoiced in Ethel as a I, Suddenly he seemed to realize her over his glasses quite severely
"Oh hair
look at
Harry, just pa's ,
'good play-fellow. ? what had occurred and he cried:' "You harnessed the colt? How
said Ethel
"- Sunday after Sunday the people, study window.softly She as. they sat down passed then "The colt! The colt! She will be came jou to think of doing such a

big :and little, staid"and gay, assembled and began to laugh under her breathas ruined! I wouldn't have taken a hundred thing, Ethel
in the old fashioned, squarely. if afraid of disturbing her father's dollars for that colt. Ethel "I thought she ought to be broken,
l bwBt ,meetinghouse and listened todoctrines meditations. knew that one hundred dollars meanta papa. She comes when I call her,

wise and doctrines gravewith ""I dont see anything to laugh at," great deal to Parson Henderson and and I thought she ought to ,go when I
becoming patience. It was a he answered, he ,stalked she ducked her head a little so as to told her to."
bard day for Ethel. She sat at the steadily toward stolidly as This made on look between the rails of the fence, in I Parson Henderson took off his
head_ of the parson's pew, for Mrs. Ethel laugh harder than ever, and she the hope that Harry was catching up glasses and wiped them carefully.
Henderson was dead, and ,her small after him she flew with the runaway. When. he_began to rub! he began to
ran saying as by:
,figure was thus directly in line:with creatures." She sat among the chips of the smile, and as he'put them on and took

't be.deacon's eyes, and" if 'she movedUWltched' 4'Girls"Boys are are stupid silly things," ,he re woodyard, where Gypsy had landed up his book again, he shook with
or some one was sure to torted. her, just as if she had been shot there. laughter."You.

;: ask. about it, which always made Ethel assumed a dignified air at this Little chips and big chips clung to her are quite right, Ethel.t She
fctr especially at.the word and stuck in her hair but at "
very angry speech and all her attention to stockings ; certainly went a very good gait.
"'ri hed." gave she had no mind for chips. Ethel ran out of the room so as not
However the good dames of the Gypsy; but that she all was concocting a planto "It's, that boy," declared her father to be laughed at, but her father considered
girls were not silly.
pariah 'were not to be restrained, "It prove is high time this colt was har- with increasing wrath. "I might have the joke so good a one, that

.especially when they found the deacons nessed and broken in," she said at known as much. The colt will be he often made sly allusions to it, andin
did not understand the gravity ruined-utterly ruined!" fact he has not forgotten it yet.
length. "You let downthe bars and
.of the situatian. They "held" that Ethel'''became model lady
"But, papa1J a young ,
shut the big barn doors and I, will
the minister's daughter should in allgood' go wife and mother and to
in." "I'll send that boy straight home. a good even
faith, be a paragon of virtue'and'an lead"Uncle-will Gypsy be if "But, papa-" this day the deacons' wives take great

example for the guidance of youth fool with the colt. very He angry thinks a lot you of "One hundred dollars! No, Iwouldn't pride in her and point her out to the
who lacked her privileges and' at have hundred ; of excel],
her and he wont have her spoiled with two rising generation as a pattern
times they disturbed the, serenity of answered declared the parson, the value of the lence. They have forgotten that she-

Ethel's father by proposing that she fooling"Nonsense said Harry.Ethel ('I not colt increasing in his mental eye as her ever "witched" and Ethel thanks her ,
be reminded of her responsibilities. going to hurt her. I know, a thingor heels disappeared in the distance down lucky stars and Harry Goodnow and 3 j"),
.* These ,estimable plotters had ,many the crooked village street. Parson Henderson that they never
about colts. Don't be
methods to propose and no two afraid." you "But; papa-" Ethel choked downa found out about her ride after Gypsy' t-Z\
agreed so it came to that Parson. the colt Rural Press. 4
pass Harry subsided at this. He Jived sob that arose in her throat as her -Pacific .
Henderson never knew exactly 'what '
turned and into the house. i
in the city, and his knowledge of colts father went
to do about Ethel, ,and consequentlydid was really limited to the frolicsome This was dreadful. Perhaps Gypsywas Give work rather,, than alms tothe

nothing at all unless it was' to Gypsy and so he took down the bars. ruined, and it was her fault, although poor. The former drives out' indo-
expound the Gospel with greater she could make her father the latter
Ethel followed after, clinging to the not lence, industry.
vehemence. He had a. lively'affec- colt's short mane with,desperation un- listen to her. She picked the chips Teacher: Don't you know it's wrong
tion for the little whom his wife

: one til Harry had the doors shut fast, and from off her stockings and ran after to fight? Small Boy: Yes'm, when
had adopted when she was a mere
then she began to prepare herself for Harry. There were numerous inquiries I'm getting licked. 11
baby done in flannel and
thought up there were not perhapshe little her initiation into the duties of a well from the neighbors in the doorways, Economy is wealth, but it is a kind ;
many horse that the the children standing on the fences '
regulated obeys lightest of wealth that the rich man finds it ,ftl
who she
girls were even as good as
.. touch of the rein and hears the wordof and riding on the gates, but she only hard to transfer to his son. t
was. _
shook her head and ran the faster.
When Ethel was twelve old her master quickly. If people could only,do things themselves y
years ,
"She always comes when I call her She,waited at the cross-road quite a "*
the- people rejoiced more than as well as they can tell other
young long time, until Harry came back with
why won't she go when I tell. her to?
brilliant should be done how
for that how
ever summer was asked Ethel. the wild Gypsy who seemed not one people they
i' ORe and rich with gayety. Harry whit the worse for her escapade, and blissful everything would be.IF .
Harry could not answer this conundrum -
Goodnow, the minister's nephew, refreshed then she fell silently into the cavalcade -
himself after a tedious illness so he _put, his hands into his
which numbers it
'pockets and said nothing. Ethel's gathered as YOU HAVE
:with the life-giving breath of the I advanced, and the minister's colt retired -
mountains of Millbury, and ,all sorts harness was an ingenious arrangement like a hero from the wars. .
of expeditions were planned and car- of numerous bits of leather, MMMOIPILS
ried out to entertain the visitor in a l long and short pieces of rope and The parson.met them, looked Gypsyover ,.

,suitable 'style. Hardly a day, 'passed Gypsy seemed to enjoy it, and acted carefully and then turned her HCK JIEA.A( Q.A.1T&""
without word of BOWElJ,tfllUK RT.MACBI M
if she knew all about that sort out to pasture one IVK
just as
but a troop of youngsters appeared ; MX JlIOtlf7..e *..... .P.
,with iin pails and red cheeks andlaughing of fun herself and wanted Ethel to comment. 11.i yea
understand it. The children scampered back to
eyes whose destination was a ,
mystery. The ringleaders knew where She rolled her eyes until the whites their homes without understanding who ipiTs'o'

they were going, and,,.the rest followed shone as she looked backward, first I'had harnessed Gypsy, and Ethel ate MsCo i 94fl

obediently over 1 hill! and hollow, across ; on one side of herself and,then on the her supper silently, which was an un-

:. 'green fields and through rustling other. Every other minute the danc- usual performance. .

woods. The pails,. .held lunches ing Ethel received a sly nip and After: tea, ,she sat down on the .bay wr.*not....fe......*..*...!bks..*.,fen Try '
aa sometimes returned full ,of lusci Gypsey lifted her, feet daintily from stoop:; and looked at the mountains until Of ..b..... '****...**..p. _
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MUSING.Por medicine at all, beyond the simj touched a wet dish cloth, and it ..
Our Rural Home. '. remedies familiar' to all, you are sick press the cracked with a loud explosion., Bowls,
IB Nature's path I roam tonightiTke enough to need the' attendance of, a earthern vessels of any kind, in
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moan l t'..All her glorious light, physician.By button. be'
,, which sour milk has stood'may
And the stars too thick to count, exercise
pales take much
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; air
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life is the
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laser's mystic chain natural condition of mankind, and th-e .
,And in
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A link forever to remain. more one can have of it the better.
For sale by all Photo.Block Dealers. keeping.
not be carried to _____. .
-. No sound loth on the stillness fall, The, 'practice must
:Beept the night bird's distant callAs extremes, however. There are many THE EASTMAN COMPANY,' Cake Making.
,lingering the murky glen, off in Send for Catalogue. ROCHESTER,N. Y
days when one is much better a "Cake makers are bornnot educated"'
the haunts of
He fears to near, men. wellventilatedhouse
warm, comfortable, was one of grandmother's pet sayings.
,And as the last faint,trembling
Is silenced in the alnge '.throat, ,than trying to take'outdoor exercise inches. Plain material is introduce And there seems to be some truth in it,, \
moisty darkness seems to fall in a midwinter storm, or under in front, and the cuffs and collar. judging from the small number of fu t.' >;

Across the plain. and shadow all. .,.",, a July sun, and no one ever strengthened which are ornamented with embroil. lass women.cake makers we find among' intelligent !

aJ ?. .... The moon,which did her beauty' shed* his constitution by sleeping with ; ery, complete'the bodice. To bake cakes successfully something i
Now in a deep cloud hides her head. his bed-room window open with the The great value of gymnastic exercises more than a mere rule is required. Rules 4
7 And'all the twinkling stars above outside temperature at zero, or allowing is beginning to be,fully appreciated mean that all ingredients shall] be in the n

Seem brighter as her light removes, the snow to drift in upon his pal by our schools. for girls. The same condition and ofuniform quantity, f
v As If their.rival'*hidden e this kind else there is no absolute-certainty of uniform l"
in classes of undergo a
girls '
ti Imparted to them added grace.I low.Fresh results. This is practically impos-
-But,pcepidg forth;her light again air, sunlight, good and suf. thorough training. In English schools! ;, ible. Flour and sugar will be more or

With silent, beauty,floods the' plain.. cjent food, pure water, outdoor exercise a medical examination of the lungs; less damp, and fruit varies in a thousand

'The moonbeams with the breezes play temperance in all things, and. a heart and spine, to ascertain what exercises vays. "Eggs are eggs," it in tis ,their said, size but 1
such difference
beneficial the here is a
the chief will be most to
Asd chase the 6hadow.lWift away; cheerful disposition, are
at least one sense -
hat; one might dispute
-The mossy branches of the trees remedies in nature's dispensatory and scholar, is a part-of the training and of the statement. The successful cake
't, 'Wave gently,in the fitful breeze,' are worth more than all the drugs and is an excellent precaution against over baker must have an instinct for conditions -
Like sombre arms stretched: out to clasp medicines,of the shops. Dr Holmes or injudicious training. As ,a rule, must know by the feel of the batter -'
.. The moon-beams dancing near their grasp. has said that if nine-tenths of all gymnastic dresses are exceeding! : when it is just right. Until this
1 gaze up tothose starry seas: .. branch of education is fully mastered,
., '"". With all their hidden mysteries the medicines, proprietary and othe- ugly, and the majority of those students and only practice and close observation
Where)'On' pale moon her golden light wise, in the world were poured into! who take the training content rill assure it, the best rules must be fol
,.:. Seeds down to glorify the night. the ocean, it would be all the better< themselves with a dress of navy blue owed, and the various qualities and

: 'Reluctantly I heave a sigh' for mankind and all the worse for the flannel, simply brightened with a little onditions of the.ingredients must be
f this radiant good-bye
o scene fishes and the best physician can do white braid. Such a gown is not conspicuous carefully studied.
: And whisper as t leave the sight,. ; To secure success only the best materal -,
"The glory of the earth is night" little without good nursing and thus for its pronounced ugliness, I must be used. Better go without
ALICE BELt aid nature in throwing off disease. because it can never be very conspicIOUS. ake than make it with a strong or* rank

Naahiia, Pla.Mow > < lavored butter, or eggs which are' unfit
} To Preserve Health. -Girls'Who'M&ke: Poor Wives.I This dress is an attractive one, be. for table use. Either will detract from c
colors the flavor of the cake,and although heat
One of.the best ,ways to keep i in never saw a petted, pampered ause it is a departure in its ; is a great purifier, it does not always: :re-
good, health, says the Monthly Bull- girl who is yielded to, in every whir from conventional gymnastic suits. 1 Itis move the objectionable taste of Inferior'

fin, is pot,to think.or worry'too much Dl servants and parents, that I do not of soft cream-white flannel, trimmed* laterials. This is a point upon whichexperienced
who will! with rows of broad vieux-rose braid, cooks go wrong. So-called
with for the
:about it. If you feel strong and well, sIgh; pity butter is unfit for a fastidious
,don't imagine that some insidious disease ,one day be her husband., It is the fith a row of narrower braid put'on: iste. '

may be secretly attacking your worshipped daughter, who has bee: in a curled pattern over it. A soft If the yolks of the eggs are used, they
constitution. Many people are like taught that her whims and wishes are russet shoe with a perfectly flexible should be beaten to a cream with the

I the; inexperienced traveler who anxiously supreme ,in a household, who make ole; is generally preferred for use in\ utter and the sugar.: The whites of the
; ROWE in the flour and the milk may be put
the failure all her life. Sh the gymnasium.-HELENA ,
about marriage a
symptom' in at the same time, and the whole must
of seasickness, and how he, shoul has had her way in things great and GOld Housekeeping.. then be thoroughly mixed. Add baking
know: 'when: he had it. One generally mall; and,when she desired dresses, owder just before the batter is ready
which were beyond Bake 'em. for the tins and beat vigorously for haft
knows when he is sick, and frequently pleasures or ,journeys
many'supposably alarming symptom the family purse, she carried the It is now canning time, and I recently a I minute, then put in tins lined with
uttered and bake in a moderate
prove, upon investigation, to be either lay with tears or sulks, or ,posing asa : remarked to the wife of a mi quick oven.paper-N. Y.: Ledger.

perfectly natural occurrences or of very; martyr. The parents sacrificed and roscopist and entomologist, that

slight importance. suffered for her sake, hoping finally] 'though' I had a cupboard full of ,

Eat,and drink what you desire, along fo; ,see her well married. They carefully mpty cans, I could not use them and

.A as; it agrees with you. Your hide her faults from her suitors: be sure their contents would keep The Superior

stomach knows pretty well ,what it can rho seek,her hand and she is always nspoiled. I was obliged to buy new

digest: Plain! simple food is desiraWe eady with smiles and allurements to one3 every year." She said she was

.: as a general thing, but the luxuries win the hearts of men, and the average 'surprised' at that." "Yes," I said,, remedyfor

of the table, in moderation,, will do< man is as blind to the faults of a "I have faithfully tried the methods_ all diseases

'ao"harm. u retty girl as a newly hatched bird i is: minutely detailed, and yet, as a family in .:

yo Akobolic beverages are not fit for blind to the worms upon the; trees: we are continually eating our originating '. .
habitual use. They are true medi about them. He thinks her little canned fruits when we do not want impure blood ; "

tB4S, and, should only, be used lib )ettish ways are mere girlish moods; them, because they are beginning toerment. the
'. other mediCines-under the advice but when,she becomes his wife and ." She thought a moment and

,any of a physician. As a regular'beverage< reveals her selfish and cruel nature he then replied: "My husband bakes his MEDICINE I ; }'

they can do no good, but will almost is; grieved and hurt to think, nature glass; cans in a hot oven and also

cect inly'do harm. has been so unkind to' him.-ELUWHEELER their lids. One germ left will spread

Take:all, the sleep you can get, bu WILCOX, in Ladies Horn, and spoil all. Baking kills the germs. which
r : "J remember that the necessary amount rournal. Having[ baked your cans and their lids, may alwaysbe
and "new rubbers for them,
different ,
varies greatly for persons relied upon \
Athletic Gowns.In will be as well off as if you ?>?
Some must sleep at, nine hours, while you to the best. "4\;
others' thriVe under six. Only don't these days when'lawn tennis has bought new cans each vear. give '

rob yourself of what you really need become a national pastime, habi-mak I tried the plan, putting half a dozen I satisfaction,

'The "midnight oil" is a terribly expensive ers: give special attention to, devising ;lass cans into a cold oven, then heat-I is ,

/ :.illurainant to burn either' for retty) suitable costumes for players.This mg it as for bread. When B came totake

.pvrpoftes.of labor 1 or.study. tennis dress, from Redfern, ispi them out, I did it too suddenly; AY.'ER'S.Sarsaparilla. .

Always treat a common cold jntlp f thin tennis serge, ,in a delicate the cold air cracked two or three, and

*respect.: Ninety:nine.times: out lade of shrimp pink, The skirt is I found myself dancing around with aglass I

of a' hundred it will.get well'anyway, plain, but.the loose bodice is made'of can wrapped in a towel in each '."
,;if' ,with --twin hair lines hand, not daring to set it down. Thenext -
brit:the hundredth cold, neglected, a goods striped Sure others will
of about l two : time :I i: set the sin a dripping- cweywt c
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VOl- V. "Agriculture is the Basis of Wealth." No. 24.

w 1OU.SAWYBR' '. .', staff.contributor' a crew, as ever tiod the deck of a pirate .. Morse was a telegraph crank; all the Upon the failure of a large Rhode.
ship and terronzed the peaceful old abolitionists were cranks; the Pilgrim :Island bank which had many "prom a
Squirt Guns. commerce of ,the .seas." Bless your, Fathers were cranks; John Bun ises to pay gold" .in circulation, there 4;
'The:mere fact that a'great body of soul, those men have started out to yan was'a crank;; any man who doesn't was just one dollar found in the vaults.In .
meaTAMembled in Cincinnati, all haying fight pirates and you had better duck think, as you do, my son, is a'crank. another large bank under similar
,a similar grievance'and all complaining your silly head. American ,citizens And by and by, the crank you despisewill conditions, not a single dollar was
i of certain burdens, is proof with a grievance, and yet they are: have his name in every man's found.It .
MtfftciefH to ,convince thinking called Shame mouth 'and half is marvelous that
any "pirates. on you! a completed monu an intelligent,'
'maiT'that the coming together 'means The Minneapolis Journal pipes its ment to his memory crumbling downin enterprising people like those which
more than the idle vapor ngsof discontent little lay, which turns,out to be a little a dozen cities, while nobody out of have developed this splendid nation
It,is.the.first throe of revo- lie, in about these words: "To buy your native village will know that you would consent to such consummate
hrtioa. It ,is in vain that the great 163,000 miles of railroads capitalizedat ever lived. Deal gently with the humbugging. It is not banking on
JoIi: 'of our great cities speak flip- $9,000,000,000 the people of the' crank, my boy. Of course some gold, but it is simply banking on faith.
pui9r of, this movement and attempt United States would have to pay as cranks are crankier than others: but .If we were to go to our. hard headed
r to,accomplish by ridicule 'what they large a sum as the,direct and indirectcost do you be very slow to sneer at a man bankers, and ask them if they believedin
fear,tHey;will be unable,to do by spe- of the slaveholders' rebellion. because he knows but one thing and faith cure, we would venture the
does,argument or thinly disguised caJoltry. You idiot! Who ever expects the gov you can't understand him. A crank, assertion that 'most of them would be
f .They see the handwriting'on ernment to take the railroads at their Telemachus, is a thing that turns some-' disgusted and feel insulted It would\
the wall and. Belshazzar's' knees are "capitalized" value? Your "163,000 thing, it makes .the wheels go round, not be practical enough for such; prac-
imtdog together 'The Cincinnati miles of railroad at $toooo, per mile it insures progress. True, it turns'the tical matter-of fact men to considerfor
movement ,heralds the doom of cor. would only amount to$t,63 o,ooo,ooo. same wheel all the time, and it can't a moment. Yet every blessed one
pontte. domination.The I'll pay that myself if the government do'anything else, but that's what keeps of them is an advocate of banking on .
New York'Tribune, whose every can't do it. The truth of the matteris the ship going ahead. The thing that faith. Gold they tell us is the only legitimate -
puI a-beat is in i the interest, of the money the people gave enough land to goes in for variety, versatility, that basis for circulating medium.
' power, and whose partisanship is its build the roads and now rather than changes its position a hundred timesa But there is not gold enough to redeem
smallest\ vice, declares this farmers' be called mean they will. allow $5,000per day, that is no crank;' that is' the the paper in circulation. There is not '
Movement to" ,be "a mere tail to theDemocratic mile and call the thing square. weathervane, my,son. What? You gold enough to redeem half of it or a
kite." If ,so, then, the Nine thousand millions of dollars! nevertheless thank heaven you are not quarter of it; and yet these great heads
,"bail"wm most assuredly hold the You are either joking or drunk. a crank? Don't do that, my son. demand that this scarce article shall ,
"kite", :steadily in its 'course_ to natal The Milwaukee Journal says it is Maybe you couldn't be.a crank, if you be the only basis of paper and the only
prosperity and universal equal. "a strange conglomeration of clans." would. Heaven is not very particular legal tender money. I
ky ader..the law.. The Trilune, will All right, old fellow; you may find it when it wants a weathervane; almost It is'to the interest of the banker
,ftad' out that the farmers. have, a kite : a keen concatenation of claws. any man will do for that. But and the broker and the money loanerto
of tbeir;own. No matter what newspapers may when it wants crank, my boy, it make money scarce. That condition ._ ,
The Washington Pest calls the plat. say the fact_ remains that the great looks about very carefully for the best of things makes it harder for the
fora '-"an'avalanche of wild and irrational masses of the United States are aroused man in the community. Before you debtor to pay his debts and makes in-
p schemes," and; yet it recognizes as they'have not been since 1861, and thank heaven that you are not a crank terest higher.' Judged from the stand-
that, the two .old parties are responsible well they may stir themselves, for the examine yourself carefully and see point of human selfishness perhaps
,for the'unrest ,and discontent of time .is ripe for action. There never what is the great deficiency that de they are not to be' blamed, but what
the people. "Beware the awful ava- will be a better time for: peaceful revolution bars you from such an election. we could never understand is why the
1 ftCIteI" and the people are awake ,to people outside of these classes, or any' i
The Galveston News calls them that fact., "Wild-Oat" Gold.. considerable portion of them should
';es&u&iaets, agitators and organ. Now, what course does the Farm. Now why should there be a partial join hands with these men and help
jeers,"'J but'admits that the movement ers' Alliance intend to pursue? It ity for gold? It does no more serviceas gouge the public.Western RuraL a
Jg "significanV*-whatever that may must 'be positive and it must be ag a circulating medium than the let a
mean; gressive. This is no time for tempo- greenback or silver does. Its intrinsic Let your heart overflow now arid
\, Then comes that ultra partisan sheet rizing. We must make up our minds value cuts no' figure at all so far as its then. If with joy the better, but if ;
known_ as ,the Iowa State Register, and by February and then speak outorever use as money goes. Nobody ever: filled with sorrow let some one know .
calls 'those brave men "a medley of after hold, our peace. melts it for other; purposes; nobody it. Go to the Alliance and speak
malcontents, one-idead hobbyists, un- TOM SAWYER. outside t>\he country in which it is from the fullness of the heart.
c reaaoningfiatietssteadily.unfortunates,- coined accepts it for its face.value, and i
,bon -tired extremists and blatant dem- The Talk of the Brainless. the man with a silver dollar in his In nine cases out of ten a man's life
agogues." Now, what' is the use of When man gets worsted in argu. pocket feels just as good' and just as will not be a success if he does not
calling men such names as: that? I ment and is:in such a tight place that independent as a man with a gold dollar bear burdens in childhood. If the
might say that the men,who manipulate he cannot wriggle out, he sits down, : in his pocket. Why then 'prefer fondness or vanity of father.or mother ;
:'the Register are scab.headed horse .draws a long breath and hisses'crank" gold? As a means of redeeming paper has kept him from hard work, if an
villains,itching-palmed monstrosities, at his opponent., ,Mr. Bur ette hits money it is notoriously inadequate. other had always helped him out at
mud eating dirt, -daubers, virtue killing the head when he says: Cranks, my As a basis for a circulating medium, the: end of his squabble, if what was
'cabwftgs and cross-eyed sons of guns son! The world is full of them. What i it'is ,"a barren ideally." In the days light always fell to him, and what was
generally; but I.don't intend! to say i it. would we do were itnot for the cranks? Before the National banks, there were heavy' to some one else, he ,has been
,It Isn't nICe to talk that way, ''and How slowly the tired old world would often exceedingly ludicrous situationsin permitted to shirk until shirking has
really I expect the Register folks are move did not the cranks keep it rush. connection with the) redemption{ of become a habit, his life will be a fail-
tbe:cleverest kind of fellows-only a ing along? Columbus was a crank on bank notes. In the State of Michigan ure. On the other hand, if a boy has:
little prejudiced. They will,fmd. out the subject American discovery and at one'' time when the bank examiner been t brought up to do his part, never
.their, mistake, ahd if the Farmers' Alliance circumnavigation, and at last; he met started out frdm Detroit'to examinethe allowed to shirk legitimate responsibility
should conclude-next February the fate of most cranks, was thrown banks, a messenger would start or dodge work, whether or not
'to pool its issues with the third party into prison, and died in poverty, and ahead of him on the Michigan Central it makes his head ache or,soiled his
folks our newspaper friends in Iowawill disgrace. Greatly venerated ,now? with a box :of gold, and he would bands, until bearing burdens has become
need to use better ammunition Oh,. yes,. Telemachus, we usually manage to keep ahead of him, taking a matter of pnde,.and the heavy
than billiBgsgftte.through. a*small edi esteem crank most profoundly afterwe his box ot gold,from bank to bank for end of the wood his.choice, the ek-
tori*! squirt'gun. starve him to death. Harvey was the satisfaction of the, examining'' offi ments of success are ,his, aid at sometime
"Tbe Nashville American reads 'a a crank on the subject of the'circula- cial. But,this was quite as honest and in some way, the world wiM .
dime novel and then fires off this, opinion tion of the blood; Galileo was an as- the, method quite as substantial as the recognize his capacity. "It is good.
of the. third party. ship: "It' is a tronomical crank;. Fulton. 'was a crankon condition,,of :things. proved in many I I for a, man that." he bears the yoke infcr .
1 jrigsfc craft. aad anM' mongrel the subject of steam navigation; banks that were, ,not thus' favored. his 10\lt'h." f.. '

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Jpxx'11: tail] : .". .THE 'FLORIDA .TCH"jA.R "fl NDPRurr-( ROW R. ::, 47SNOTHS. : i_. .

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in a small l industry will' mention that; : knowledge which it brings of, what isbeip'g RICH FLORIDA LANDS. : .
: x -',1' done in other sections and markets -
'Let-y ur boy whistle l f: it. don't ,I hurt having carefully kept account my ..
hens I found that I could produce< (now, not "planting and marketing -
and it does him much
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eggs at'a cost<< for 'feed of ess might
If mother want* to keep sons out seven cents per dozen, the hens being what I don't want to say, but 1 by ''o
of saloons let them make, home :t1fe: confined the whole year and the reed which) individuals'could, should they<

most cheerful place on,earth. charged at market rates. The hens choose, each one f>himself, voluntarily -

How many persons have you,mat e. paid a profit.of$1.31 per head and ;as regulate his planting and marketing .r
,happy during the year, now half gon ? I had 100 of them at the end of the ,and by which voluntary local +or
Be HAppy, and be sure to share, ,.that year I had $131 to their credit. OC county cooperation to the, same end
'. b p iness'- course if the hens had free range the might be guided. Such a system

The Legislature burked the It.ailroadtommitsio.n' cost of keep would be greatly reduces would never reach in practice the per- ,
: ; the,Immigration flurea: ; Winter eggs af e the! ones thAt'pay. best fection which it does in imagination,
, ;: the World's Fair appropriation: and the and it.is'easier to produce,, eggs in the but it would be an advance on the t

city of( Jacksonville, but spared Tall winter in the South than it is.in the. present state of things and would, nat. --.--. ..
haseee. '* North, ,yet,we'.hear Of but few.tatge urally, grow in perfection with the i in-:
poultry.farms in the South.=SJtfkrFarm. creasing knowledge of those, engage
From Jacksonville Pcnsacola is i in it.-Cdifortiid State Organ.
a 'pretty long train of cars, and .it ," < Farmers Stop.and Think..

might,not be good plan to pull ofthe Some" men in discussing economi! The Virtue of an InterrogationPoint. WHY Spend the best years of your '
coupling pin at Tallahassee lest topics fall into the,error of thinkIng life.cultivating the soils of the frozen

West Florida should be switched ,ol[. that the farmer has no real cause of The'virtue which there is in a tim+ North and West raising crops? on which ,
We,have South Florida'in a oag'n4 complaint of hard times because wha ly and penetrating question to dissipate the freight is often not realized, ,'when
'it cannot getaway from us. he buys ,is as proportionately Iowa land from the undersigned
rfai absurdities of theory was prett you can buy ,
Some expense is saved to .the'Stal what he sells. "Even President well illustrated the other day in Sent; rich and fertile as arty known lands, ,
by constitutional limitation.of the rison Sats that "a coat may be too tot Carlisle's inquiries put to certai and where you can raise a crop that the, .
length of the legislative session; butI I cheap as well as corn." While it li1ay;; I: delegates who called,upon him,in 'the United States Government will pay,.a '
it is questionable if this saying is not be true'that a steer or a load of con first flush of their delight over the BOUNTY: of$100 on each acre.

overbalanced by the loose and sleaz will buy as much clothing,and groceries :- birth of the People's party at Cincir HOLD On, this isn't alt You can sell, +

legislation jushed,. through in a hurry,, as ten or fifteen years ago, it i is aatL; Asked to give his views as 'to the said crop right there ;in your.home,
which has to be,:very likely,done over not true that they will pay as many; the declaration for the government market for$250: per acre. You ask for
dollars of debts taxes by nearly or
again or ownership of the railroads and telegraphs the "How" and the "Wherefore.-' 0
Sumter C6imty went dry at'tke dies, quite. fifty per cent., 'further and what in thi increases he inquired how it was proposed Quite right-facts and figures count best;
the burden still ;:
tioh last Satilrday by d. good majority that the should ac!
government Cane.,
Plant the Land with Sugar ,
direction is the fact that taxes in
Those of the colored .people,,who' coul< many] quire them, whether by confiscatio ,
get in a vote; voted nearly solid for instances have doubled in amount for example. Being assured that the I TO OLD Farmers and carefulperu.: .
temperance. The people of SUmte; during this i time. If interest and,taxes: platform did not contemplate so ,arbi I ers'of papers, the fact that there is now,

_, are undoubtedly opposed? to whisky, had decreased in proportion to the< racy; a proceeding as this, he pro- established near Kissimmee, Fla., the ,/''.
,' so are the ,people' in the majority of decrease in the price of farms and eeded: to ask whether the new party i St. Cloud Sugar Refinery, is 'stale 4
form products, there would be no just news.Ve talking to all our
the counties in the State,.but.the'troti.bte iras prepared to advocate their purchase are
is the,officials are in favor of whisky cause for complaint of hard times.- : at a' fair price, say at abou i Friends. Sugar cane can be raised as'

and therefore the:will.of the people< &. $514,000,000,000. "Are you ready," :: cheaply as corn, and Uncle Sam will,

is not enforced and the law is a deac The act creating the "National :continued the ,Senator, "to tax your-I pay you a bounty of two cents per pound
letter. Whisky is sold and all the Banking system" is not only of sub elves; to raise this money? Then, Dn the manufactured sugar. The St. .
evil effects Jure felt while no j'evenue itantial; aid to the holders of United after you have got the property, are< :' Cloud plantation in Osceola Co., Fla., .
U is"derived from 'the sale of i Jack. States bonds in loaning them money you:ready to tax yourselves to operate 'I averaged 4,500 pounds of sugar'to the" "

sole Tribune at a very low rate of interest, but con-_ it.t for the government never yet sue. icre last year, and it will go 5,060xmnds

Every farmer can grow a few hun. (ers. upon them most extraordinarypower ceded; in doing business at a profit)? this year.METHODS .y
',dred.pounds of pork each year, some to issue money and increase or Consider another effect; such a plan ?' This isn't the only big. '
',' educe at pleasure, thus rendering it would add zooooo men and iance life however. The
can.:grow''a few thousand pounds, and perhaps i,: of your ,
the cost will not be anything like sc >ossible'.for great combinations! ; of cad women to the roll of government em :mltivation of rice lands about Kissim-'.

great as .if the meat were bought. tal to bring 'about periods of paniC loyes.+ How would you ever succeed nee is to become an assured, profitableact.
Butter can be,made-good butter, not and depression,whenever it suits,their In turning out of power an adminis ( There is no richer or better
.' grease-and there.is always sale for it elfish ends to do so. In the light of ration with such 'resources at its command ruck and market-garden lands in \the .
uch well-known precedents where, the ? The it was the land the rich over-
at a fair price And if those and other more corrupt world than the 'on
> 6T: the government to protect it would be to displace 'about KiSeim-.
"Kttles" are attended to the,result at power lore difficult. low, or bottom lands
the.end of the year will be a gratifying nd aid special classes of property: it." nee. Write, for confirmation, to Col.
surprise. The 'trouble with most under conditions of peculiar disability As the delegates did not find it convenient A. K. :McClure, editor :Philadelphia

of us Is that we don't care to fuss with has been repeatedly exercised, how to answer these questions, the Times who has personal knowledge
little' things,. we want to rake in a big can any earnest, candid judge of the enator proceeded to put an inquiry Then in lands for orange groves, or '
pile at'once; but we are always spend law and the facts deny the right of agriculture with reference to the ,declaration groves; already cultivated or bearing,
fulfilling like conditions, to the concentration of inthe best interests'
mg money in small sums and these gainst money I can satisfy you that your .
small sums will usually more than balance eceive similar aid. particularly' hands of a few. He only wanted lie in seeing,me before anyone else. ,
the big pile,,provided it is always ince it has, already enjoyed a partial to know how it was proposed to remedy BEAUTIFUL HOMES. The health-

raked in-sometimes it is not-A.. S.. ecognition of its right in this respect, the evil, whether by revolution or illness and beauty of Kissimmee
CROSBY. some of its products, notably sugar, legislation' ; and if the latter, precisely have been questioned. No.
haying been on the duty list for years, here'the line was to be drawn, and
realize'q'l .
North farmers consumption, no paeu
At the 'many iphtheria, no
a nd today bounty of 2 cents a pound to enact
hether prepared
they were medical
t an ,i income from little' i industries, in the Uni.teci monia-in fact, read our
i ; paid on.all sugar that when a man had earned $ ;ooo villas
small Beautiful or
for instance
such_ :as poultry, M. WEST. sport.
States. GEN. A.
: he should not permitted
or $roooo, Writer
fruits, milk, butter, etc., not growing lots suitable. for residences.
any of these in large.quantity,. in fact,- I trust that it will not be deemed to earn any more. As to this point, terms and particulars.
growing them, principally for home I nproper for' me to say here, parenletically also, the delegates 'were silent. JOKE SOUTH And get untold

use, yetthe.surplus, though never large I that I am not one of those A person who asks make pointed himself questions disagreeable uantities of the grandest! climat 'in'.
for any one week, counts, up to 'quite who believe that any great advance in is1 very apt to the world free with each acre of ground "
retired .
a sum at the .end of the year. Few prices can' be secured by a union of and-as delegates urchased. Come where you can tilt l
and farmers to hold products off the mar-- from their talk with the Kentucky in the .
realize how: money,goes'out the soil twelve months YeliC.At
few ket.in, the of .the ordinary trust' Senator, with their'enthusiasm somewhat .
for little things; they make but. sense least write to me for full particulars
,length of time; but.I dampened, it is possible'that
large purchases, but when they come'to or any great have WM. Foot.them'urj and see the sum 'total think much can be done )by an organ- ( clings toward Mr.; Carlisle may Kissimwee, J7t
they are surprised :at its sue. .Like atiori at'once complete, accurate and ;ten-less cordial than when the interview Agent for the land of the IMwtoa Com>ptt fe ,
: secret which shall gather and transmit began. But! the. proof of any for the Associated! Railway* lands,ami lie. .
wise the surprise would be as. great at I lands ofKieimme- Land Co. :
members of the Alliance only, stages theory is in its practical application cinerice, tntdcfog,.
the end of theyear; if they could take to+i, l Phosphate, sugar :
in small sums weekly. It is the little., s regarding acreage, 'prospects, There would- be fewer lunacies championed -' !rult, grazing, timber, geaeral. fonateg,. ...
sums added together that, :make the prodwt'the state of various,markets,' if the people who cherish them. id home lands. Send' for map shewtaend *
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' tipop the consequences which' would known as-the .Farmers TransportationLine. could be established in the same man utilized in' killing exposed pupae, ,great benefit t: :

result' ,if.the theories' were but. in, oper- It is proposed'to put five fast: ner., Each banker should receive 'a would certainly be'derived.CORK TO,COTTON... ":1'

ati e., One excellent ''"result of the sailing steamers on..the line with in salary based upon the amount _of Corn fields planted AS PROTECTION in July or August were always 'I

prominence;of Alliance members in tent to make at least 150 round trips bonds 'required of him, the amount of found to be badly infested with worms.,

the Legislature of KansasNebraska per year. It is proposed'to take veg- bonds being determined by the Especially was this ,the case where the fields

,and ,Minnesota this,year was that the etable5.and oranges and other fruitsin amount of business, transacted,or esti were small and near cotton fields. At the same ;I
aei&kept of that."order were'compelledat 'refrigerated condition at twenty mated to be transacted. Drafts and time corn fields no larger but greater distances'
from cotton fields were. less infested and
(CAM to reduce: ;to,formal l terms, and cents per box or crate, whereby there bills of exchange could ,be issued the the away cotton more so. As has previously been ?

to' pwt' into the'language; of proposed will''' be a saving to the growers; ,of over same as at present, except that the noted this explained by the fact that the moths

erctnients th+theories: and principles $f i,000,000 per year. It is 'estimated rates of exchange and interest on feed mostly on cotton at night 1 ut leave it to deposit -

'which with ,effusive ;rhetoric' they had that 7,500,000 boxes or crates, or loans, together with the kinds of on corn if found suitable and near by. Even
their\ their will be be for ate spring planting was found suitable for deposition .
. chmptoaed at meetings.' They equivalent, 'requiring security to accepted money in August, though maturing rapidly and
found it task and for the ,ahead and should be fixed taw. The
by no means an easy shipment year just loaned by having nearly grown worms in the ears.' Especially .
the' results! were, in most instances, this company proposes to ask for 'a rates of exchange and interest shouldbe suggestive were the observations made in :

.; ,grotesque enough. Whether fortu' full half part of this transportation.It so regulated as to produce sufficient cotton fields where a poor stand had been obtained .::

natety;unfortunately: ,circumstances ,is proposed to construct steamers of income to pay the expenses of the and where corn had been planted jn the"skips."

prevented'! actual enactment:of'any such capacity as will be able to carry system, and no more.-National corn In all though cases the it was moths fast-deposited reaching maturity.freely upon Several the

,of the most' extreme measures, ,and} 25,000 or 30,000 boxes or crates at a Economist.. of these cotton fields were carefully exam
there was,, therefore,, opportunity cargo. It is proposed to construct pus i ined. The most extended search for worms revealed
to make a full test of the actual work- vessels that will make the voyage from What the Government has Found very few indeed, and the only possible

ing-..qualities.of the Alliance theories, Jacksonville to New York in sixty Out,About Boll Worms. conclusion to be arrived at was on the whole that

but it'was'something/o have the theo- hours from dock to dock,'or less timein The U. S., Department of Agricul the damage to the cotton was not so great as In
those fields without the corn distributed through
,ries reduce, to :writing and: shorn of favorable weather.I ture publishes a pamphlet of 50 them. It is therefore evident that -by the proper
rhetorical embellishment) ; and it is not have purposely mentioned these pages on this subject, which containssome management of the planting'of corn the latter

L 'an:ac dent but a natural consequencethat plans and ,items that the Alliance conclusions that are well worth could be made to antyrer as a great protection to g

the -Alliance is not. so strong in brotherhood may see that we have extracting in full or in synop s. the cotton against bon worm ravages. This man-

either of these States as it was before not all 'gone off on the false gods of TRAPPING WITH LAMPS.* agement must consist in arranging the crops on ;
the plantation so that green corn suitable for egg
attempts ,at legislation were made. politics, and that all growers of.. fruits These lamps were kept set for one deposition shall be kept near or in the cotton

Mst ,of the rank and file, at least of and vegetables can yet keep up good night, one in cotton, one in corn, and fields in range of the moths.It '
,those who'assisted at the formation'.of courage that ere long some measure _one in a patch of sneeze weed (Jlelf- must be stated, however,that the corn,which ,
the so-called'' People's party at Cincinnati of relief will come to lend them a nium tenuifolium). The total, catch} Is intended to act, as a trap for the deposition of
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and hence of the
the eggs, worms as soon as
.were sincere but unreflectng en- helping hand.
; numbered 2,136 insects and of
hatched must be planted with view of beingcut
,th.-.u, wren of honest purpose and It is true this project. 'only extends these only one was a moth of,the boll as fodder as soon as sufficient number of

,convictions, who 'have not from Jacksonville northward, and worm, while a large number" of the worms are found in the plants and before the' .'
;Sled to consider How.any'of the leaves[ it 'a further matter for the growers other moths and beetles belonged to worms begin maturing. From this follows that '
schemes which would work their from the the corn,which is to be allowed to mature and
they fancy to get products friendly species, to destroy which is
'the ,regeneration 'of society are to be farm or garden to this city. ,Let us against the planter's interest.. In the produce the cotton corn fields must in Ve order planted that it further may become away from infested -

,worked out,-and whether the conseggeoce hope these more inland transportersmay words of the bulletin, "the above as little as possible. The importance of
of attempt in that ,direction be led to see it to be their inter results show that the direct benefit to this will be appreciated when it is rememberedthat

would ,not be the perpetration of,more est to speed such freightage as may be cotton plants, so far as known; is very all the worms which mature on this corn

I g injustices that any that now offered, ,and, at like reasonable rate of small. At the same time such beneficial and produce moths will furnish an additional #'I
supply to infest cotton and at the same time reduce -
eJiIIt.-b. .. charges. :! insects as the ichneumonids, the number trapped by the corn planted for :;
Ofifapcr Transportation in the One idea more belongs to the main predacous beetles and the "praying that purpose. The corn cut for fodder should be 'ti;

subject. This transportation company mantis are destroyed, and. if trapping disposed of in such a way as to insure the de- s
near Future. should, be so far,owned by the farmers be systematically followed up the loss struction of the worms found"in the plants when ;/
MAMer AWaace, Department.. of which is to act as a
and patrons as that they should holdat cut. Each planting corn 1
indeed be considered than ,
Tom Sawyer asks what signs of en- least six-tenths of the sto required may greater trap should be planted soon enough to be in good
s'cotirgement are visible to that the gain. condition for deposition as each brood of moths
for This will
enterprise. ensure
POISONING. makes its appearance. This would require about
;<< better shipping rates can soon begranted the control 'of prices, etc. At $100 three plantings for the northern portions of the
About the substance which the
the fruit
to and vegetablegrowers. : per share how much stock"will. you be cotton belt, and probably four in the southern.. .
planters have found to be of considerable
any should about the first
inclined to take? The project is quite The three plantings occur
For,more than six months past two and about is al. value, we believe, namely, days of June,July and August,respectively,and
practicable $150,000,
projects have been before the people 'Paris green, i is not mentioned in this be cut whenever the worms are nearing maturity,
ready pledged. A. F..BOYCE. be to their By this method .,.
flif 'p val county looking'' directly' report. Experiments were tried with to sure prevent escape.
Jacksonville Pla.Postmast.re. the least possible number or worms reach ..--
towards this end. Last August the pyrethrum, both with the dry powder turity. This consequently reduces their ravageson
Ehiyftl County Alliance took up the aa Bankers. i and the solution, and the whole mat- cotton later in the season boa minimum Th4s

Mtpport of one, of these measures and The'(o lowing plan, if enacted into ter is'thus summed up: "The resultof minimum the most that can be hoped for BO

)pet week it .took up the support of law, would provide both a financialand all the experiments with pyre- matter,:what may be the remedial or preventive
the other. civil service reform that would redound thrum is, on the whole, negative." measures resorted' to. This method would furnish
source of fodder,and would tend to
a great
; :I refer to the projects of deepening to the benefit of the whole On the two preventive measures, diversify Southern agriculture,a result greatly to ,
' the St. Johns river from Jacksonvilleto people. Government now has a post- fall plowing and planting corn with be desired.

the sea, and the establishment of alive office in every. locality where there is cotton, we copy the bulletin entire: .

of rapid transit steamships from : or may be a demand for the businessof FALL PLOWING. Belief for the Truoker.
Jacksonville to New York City. banking. Let laws be made for the This is to be urged for several reasons. It Editor Alliance Department:
that where' the cells of
has been
Now, as,one somewhat posted upon election of a postmaster by the patronsof the boll worm my experience pupa are broken up and, placedin I have been ruminating over the

these 'projects,.and who is second to each postoffice. Let a system of loose, moist earth, which is allowed to be cabbage growers' condition in Florida r

sane other In an earnest desire to seeasach &government banking be instituted and moist continuously and possibly to excess, that for quite a while and wonder to myself,

lower rates for transportation the banker to be elected 1 by; the patrons the pupae die in a majority of cases even with as I plow the cabbages under, if thereis ,

bur garden and grove products,, I''' will of each' postoffice the same as out freezing It therefore appears that ctual_ not, some way in which the truck,
of the with the cold moist earth
give you the ground of our'hopeful* the postmaster the person so electedto contact may sooner or pupae later cause its death. Prom this growers can prevent such a glut of one

ness in as few words:as possible.We be put under ,good and sufficient fact and the long continuous rainy season of the particular vegetable as cabbage was ;k

expect at an early day to bond bonds for the proper handling of thefunds winter here it seems probable that great numbers this year, which renders the whole, {
.ttiis.county for$300,000 to'so .deepen furnished him by government.The of the pupae will be destroyed if the' soil be crop worthless. We believe there i it, 1
the St. Johns River to admit vessels money thus furnished or issued plowed late in December, so as to allow the loose Mr. Editor. If the cabbage growers
earth to become well drenched by the almost
requiring 18, feet of draft-to come and by government to be full legal tender continuous January rains. Subsequent rains would come together and say to the

go from this city to the sea; whereby for all debts public and private,. withno will keep it quite wet,often, perhaps, to excess. commission men, or, rather, to some l'

L) 'desirable competition! of freightage death-dealing exception clause.. In The pupal cells have been broken up, the wet responsible parties of each city, "We
may; be invited. I country places, and small towns the earth directly: affects: _the wellbeing of the pupa will not grow single head of,cabbage
We at" ie to 'could also be the banker.In Even: though the exposure to moisture alone for market under
expect an 'early'd es_ postmaster: should not entirely ,efficient, a light frost except special con
Ubfeh line of swift going steam* larger towns and cities the banker orthe sudden prove cold ware changes of the atmos- tract for so much per barrel,"and stick,

ItiM. could be a different person from,the. phere would greatly aid in the work;of .destruc to what they say we ,believe in a year
It is part .(' the project. to enlist postmaster, but, elected at the same tion. Certain it is, that a heavy frost ,occurring: we would get all'the contracts ire want,

every vegetable,and: fruit grower: 'possible tune and in the same manner. In when the pupa are in such CO ditiowould' destroy for our cabbage at a living price.

to FMo _c' a stockholder= and cities ;requiring more ,than one bankto all thus exposed. For this reason if the We believe, right here; the Alliance,
soil could be plowed. November so that the
jMtfop < l **# lint and ,te, have ,it .,accofBj odate'. the' public others first black frost ,of the wteter season could.:be; could perform a great work. ,Let ends ,

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cabbages ,except, under specklsrconttact :; department and its' literature, as they sold more'to the merchants than where there was abundant m.*lsMir e
with ,,responsible: .parties;and in. does "Richard J. Hinton, special the merchants,sold to them. In these for all the needs"'of the plant 'it the
our epitiion all will J be well with"us in agent, in charge," i in his 'communicaidn :modern progressive days, it has all time when the tassels \yere :hoot ngaftd
the future, for if;:eve grow them under to ,this "Kansas & Colorado been reversed, hence the merchantsare the ears formin .-Cornell Ex. SMIiM.I .
contract :we know what.we shall get Farmer," which must secure circula rich and the farmers are 'poor. 9 1
for;;them; and if. we get no, contract, don by gratuitous use of the mails for That is what modern progressive farming The Alliance H' ali (Motrgofnery,
let us not grow them, for? ,J tell you, which ,the farmers are taxed to pay the is doing for the farmers, and when Ala ) says: The Constitution, of the
Ay brother' truck: .growers, you' arecftstiag cost., one talks of how the old time farmer United States says nothing \about ,a
your 'money on'waters.. that In the April report of the depart- did and managed, he is told they were unit of value. No poorer is: grimed:
'bring no money back when you grow ment we' have 'a sample of its litera but a set of old fogies Fogies or npt Congress to fix a standard or unit of
thin ,under the same:old practice of ture and the way in which the interestsof they: were lords compared to '"the value. The reason is that the :unit of
.,getting your money out of them., the farmers are served by a department hewers of wood and -drawers of water"of value was already fixed and'established
Any one would think:from:the l letter which should devote its entire the present day. I lived near a under the articles of confederation
of Mr. Inman, of'Winter Haven, that energies tb the promotion of the wel- farmer in ,my young days .that made In '1785 Congress provided
tomatoes,in Florida l area y.oung'bank, fare of the existing race of American and.raised on his farm all',his wants, that the money unit of the United, i
.. 'with a net profit of $375 per:day. But farmers;rather than in providing farms except salt, iron, coffee and dresses States should be a dollar. In 1786 many of the experienced truck growersdo ? for such possible citizens as are now for his wife and daughters. Hi own further provided that the'silver dollar
know that it will not, do,to take cultivating' the plains of Hungary or and his sons' clothing was made in his should be the unit of value of the
calculations' for.a basis to figure from! the vine-clad hills,of Southern Europe. I own looms, from the cotton! he made United States, and should be 'a coin
Now, then, as Mr. Inman has,givenone Since writing the above, I have discovered and the wool he raised; he had his composed of 371.6 grains of, silver.
side of tomato growing, we very that this so-called "Kansas leather tanned in his own vats, he The gold coin provided for in ,this
frankly,ask him, for the benefit, of and Colorado Farmer" is published raised cane and made his own syrup act were the eagle and half eagle:. Th
your 'numerous .readers; to give the neither in Kansas nor Colorado,' but and sugar; he raised his own horses law declared the eagles should be
actual net ,sales of his crop of toma- by Howard Miller, editor, who is to and run thirty plows; he raised his equal to $10 and the half eagle'$5.
toes, for we are fully persuaded that be addressed at the "Land Depart- own cattle, sheep"andhogsj; also made The name dollar was used only as'
to such letters as his is due the glut ment of the Union Pacific ,Railway, all the clothing and shoes for his negroes designating silver, and was applied
-of cabbages this year.. Omaha, Neb." The fact is, that the and he owned over one hundred exclusively to silver. The value of
Mr. Editor, we are going to'have'a' Agricultural Department is furnishing negroes. He'came nearer being self. gold was measured by the standard
Fourth of July picnic down here, and its'official' envelopes, contrary to law' sustaining than any farmer I ever >aw silver dollar. Gold was designated as
:we cordially invite, you ''and 'Brother and decency, to circulate this advertising or heard of. Such a man would be "equal to" so many dollars. Silver
Tom Sawyer, ",and, would insist on ''sheet, ,( f a railway company and' pronounced now as an old fogy, but money was so many dollars. The
Brother Tom coming, as we: have some give i it'a"quasi,official appearance; and some more just such, old fogies: are history of those times show that the
sawyer timber in our Alliance:and we this leads directly to another discov wanted now again to ,set up farming people and the States were .leluctantto s
have not the whet of the sawyer;. be. ery. and the farmers on their; feet once yield the power to Congress to"'-coin,
:'lieving.as we do, that.,he might(throw Is it possible that it is the Union Pacific more.JOHN H. DENT. money and regulate its value. It is _
,the big belt on and start off the. ma- Railway company's interest that very clear,that the power to fix or
chinery., J. A. R. Mr. Hinton'and the department are'so BROWN'S IRON BITTERS change the standard was not regarded '

'Altooaa, Flft. desirous of promoting by spending mil. Cures Dyspepsia, Indigestion as conferred or passed. It was'
i lions on millions of the people's moneyin already fixed 'and established and it
:The Agricultural Department OiroulatiBff Debility.Detassslling .
irrigating the arid lands which the was not regarded as among the remote
Railroad Advertise government presented to that:'corporation possibilities that Congress would'arrogate -'
ments. with some ,$50,000,000'of the Corn. the power or usurp I!. It was
We invite special attention- 'to the public money? Are the farmers of On a plat planted with Sibley's Prideof not intended to be,conferred by.HBplication ;
fallowing letter: New York, Kansas and forty other the North corn in forty-eight rows for in the same section of =tithe
EDS. COUNTRY GENTLEMAN-Refemng States to,be taxed to irrigate, the landsof of forty two hills each, the tassels were Constitution the power is conferred
to ,your well. merited criticismof these railways, and,shall'the peoplebe removed from each alternate row'as upon Congress to fix the' standard; ,of
the Statistician of the Department taxed that the government may soon as they appeared. The resultsare weights and measures. It is,a'very
,0{Agriculture:for his:efforts to "bear" provide agents, in the form of the paid tabulated in detail for each row dangerous power, and one which
tbe market for ''American farm:prod- officials of the Agricultural Department and are summed up in the following could be exercised to great damage to
acts and add unnecessarily to the dis ,to work 'up a feeling among the, table: _._ the people if Congress had the power
cdtffftgement of the sorely pressed people in favor of this irrigating schemeof Aggregate 'Comparative to change the standard of value. The
American: farmer, permit me',to direct the corporations? Yield. Yield. jealous and suspicious publicists' of
t your attention to the so-called "Kan, C WOOD DAVIS. .".. 'C::: l -- that epoch in our history: -had
-0 see & Colorado Farmer," which that We, need only add to the above that -- u"2 -;V M w. no idea of trusting anybodyor .
department is sending out in official 4i 4i. with this author
our correspondent's enclosures,appear o x power
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envelopes, or by passing such envelopes ] to establish his statements.. The "Kansas ;.0 s .as.. = alO lye ity. But Congress has since usurpedit
ever to:the hands of,the publishers & Colorado Farmer" seems to be, and the hirelings of the money .
of that sheet, in ,order to secure as he says, merely an advertising sheet Number earn.....of..?.good..... I.S5J 2,338 100 1st power have so greatly ,perverted the, ;
the free circulation 'of that private Number of poor facts and history in regard to gold and}
of the Land Department the Union ears. ..;..... ... 628 885 zoo 14 1
publication, contrary to the law which Pacific Railway? ,the envelope bears Number of abortiveears. silver that it is generally believed that
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; provides a penalty::of$300 for the use the printed label, "u: S, Departmentof Total, number of 3,566 951 100 37 gold was always esteemed as the very
.otsuch: envelopes for private purposes., Agriculture, Official business; Penalty ears... .. ....... 4.745 4.174 100 88 precious and popular metal that it is
"l send 'YQU the'envelope l ,in which this for Private use '$300;" the post- Weight chantable of corn mer, to-day sought to be made to' appear.. :.
paper 'was 'enclosed, ,and would suggest mark is "Washington, D. C., April Weight Ibs..1.of i ..... 710 1,078 100 152 The facts are altogether to the con-
.. that the, attention of the Post* 25, '91."-Country 'Gentleman. 'corn, Ibs.....poor.... 130 187 100 r44Numberof trary. History is directly antagonistic
mter.General be directed to this infraction 100 stalks weighed stalks..,. 4 1 86i ,238 100 lot to such views. To return to the
of the law. '?\Ien'in those days had to be 'ingenious 82 I 79--100...,---96 landmarks of the founders of the gov-
The paper enclosed: is devoted inventive and self reliant to While for.a single ''trial the resultsof ernment, silver ought not only to'be
:;. almost, ,wholly to an article-not an supply themselves with most of their this experiment seem particularly coined without limit, but also' testoredto
official report: .however,:-by' one of wants, like not now, when Yankee in marked and conclusive, it yet remainsto Its natural function and Ik'wer"a1'
.," .the employes; of the department,,_who genuity and ,enterprise have even be, determined if it will pay for a the unit of value. If it makes gold
tells us what, ,great ,things are, to be, furnished them with splinters,'to( pick farmer to remove any considerable lies to other countries, let,it go. So
done, for American t farmers 'by, .the their teeth, every scheme resorted to proportion of the tassels from his corn; long as it is given any advantage of
government! going to" the,expense of under the plea of convenience to draw what'proportion it will be best to re, silver the sharpers and sharks will take
irrigating one or two hundred, million the money out' of 'the farmers In move (for some evidently.mustbelelt); advantage of it and use it for improperif
acres ot the arid. lands' and: ,turning ,those olden times, every farmer had a and whether all that it is advisable to not rascally purposes.
these,lands o.ver'to competitors of ,the flock of geese to procure feathers, to remove may be taken off at one timeor "- --
drifting, farmers alter such .existing make 'his beds, and in his pocket he not. So far as we could estimatethe
ffcnaer have borne the enormous' cost had one of their quills to serve, as a time taken, it certainly, 'paid 'us Fir a DISOHDERED. :DYER: s
of these'improvements I( This.is a,/pet' tooth pick, also, to make his pens, to from a commercial standpoint to re ''IIEEGIAI' Pig
scheme, of the. department, 'and if write, with. Self-reliance was the pro move all the tassels from one-hall the .. a
"? : Congress,ce be ,coaxed'.into.. r : making. gram with the farmers of those<< days, rows this year. It is also still to be 25cts." .a 'Box.
. ; mflcieatiy appropriations? (will 'consequently they were well'"'off,' and determined whether the removal of .o. .2JpII.; : ,:
ford_place for: ,a' host of other agents lived abundance and comfort_from the tassels would be followed with the \

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-14f n l1 mules and_ wagon 'getting" the brush, The Hanson and, Gomez ''Grant are. either 'be soldfor: veal or kept to increase t
t 1t. a the cost of the brush,, good, only.for now for sale in small lots. South oi the dairy, and thus a very large
.... .. one year, exceeded the first cost of the the Gomez 'Grant we find Tahita; source of the beef supply :will be'cut off
Grraac isL9n Oountp. wire; good for ten. This wire'throws from here to Jupiter is the future seat and the Jersey will be the means of ;

: .. llr.Geoife G.. CTbbs,:,one of Leoncounty's no appreciable shade, and for training of-a prosperous community, the land enhancing the business of the very
wcfi: known :farmers: writes tomatoes is ,admirable, since there is lies higher than farther up the river, men who are now so loud in defaming -
} to. Jc.'Southern CuMvaior zs'follows: always place. t"otie to. In fact but but the higher it is the better"the pro* them.
"The' graec' 'questionsand the dog little, tying is needed after the plants tection from a chance frost; here land We hear men say: ""Well I would x

question I .deem.as important to. theformer get well up, as a little daily attentionto can be bought for 3.00 'an acre, get a Jersey cow; but'I do not know
I;. to-day: ,as' any. 'question nowbefore directing the shoots to,and fro in equal to any selling for $roo an.acre what to do with the calves, I do not
4 : the,farmer. Grass ;and sheep ,the meshes supports them perfectly. -ufar as growing pines is concerned. want to fill my farm with such stock.
)are what we 'need,, 'and ,to 'have the Climbing beans fairly riot over it and From Jupiter as far down as the To such reply: "When I do not '
beep' 'we most get, rid of the dog: there will be no bother,about Limas writer has been the land all seemed want the, heifers to increase the dairy
*;, v.T. him almost: put of existence! failing to catch to'poles. Light.stakes suitable for pineapples, the lower end I fatten them when six or eight months
,Air'for'grass, .l'feel:' that I need! more well set about ten or twelve feet apartare of Lake Worth being present the old (which I find no more trouble
x lip I",am.making it'a, 'perfect ,sueetw all that are needed to support it, terminus of the J. T. & K.:W. route, than to fatten a Short-Horn calf) and
: ;; but:not asextensiveasj would and short pieces of wire ,are better, and also pines in north Dade. they make the very best of beef.
Ijke,-and only because I;can't get'the than the more permanent. attachmentof Now a word as to profits, cost, etc Last fall I turned a summer calf with
.labor... ,.My_ plan is this: staples.-Orchard and Garden. The cost of bringing an acre of pines the hogs when I began to feed, them
"'Whtiimy; ; neighbors plant, cotton.I 9 m into bearing, including the cost of new corn, and it was soon in nice
ow golden.millet I make ,my land What Can be Done. land, is close to $200, in a majority condition. It made some tender-
:' .good fertile( ) plow, .deep, harrow The many large and, well ,de- of cases, and it takes two years. This beef, which was very 'acceptable after
MMOpth and .sow' broadcast one veloped orange groves in this locality includes clearing the land, buying and a few weeks of fresh pork. I haveno
: ben.of golden millet:seed and draws present indisputable evidence. of the setting plants, fertilizing and cultivating Jersey cows or calves to sell, but
: light brush over.the ,sod. In just; fact that when it comes to the pro for two years, and interest on the wish to influence friends and.neigh-
ii seventy days from seeding I; start. themower duction of oranges Alachua is' secondto money. We estimate an average cropto bors to try them. .1 do not know of,
(a new ''pattern manufactured no county in the State. The pay $200' per acre, net; the slips. anyone who has given them a fair
at Piano",111)). It is the best 'machine thousands of acres of bearing trees in paying all expenses{ of buying crates, trial but is well pleased with the ad-

-X: ever saw,, and .I .have.seen )n I1Y. the :vicinity of Micanopy, 'W uburg picking, packing and fertilizer for the venture. Of course you may 'occa
--:11awe the .millet' stirred.- -to' assist ?in Lake Hawthorn, Evinstoh, Lake following year. Then we have as a 1 sionally find one which will-not prove
,:curing, and when sufficiently (dry, Santa Fe and the Waldo region, result of a $200 investment in-seven valuable, but it is so in any breed.
;house in:a good barn two.,and a half attest .the fact that oranges can be years-$1,000, five crops at$200 each. When buying, get one whose ances-
,to;three tons per,acre, worth$20. per grown as successfully in this county This result has been doubled and even tors have made good butter records, ;
toes ..I hen spread any well rotted as.anywhere in the civilized world.. quadrupled in many cases by extra attention and you will hardly fail in getting, a
"maaure'that:I have on hand, over;my The?hundreds.of thousands of boxes fine varieties and other causes. valuable cow. .
'toad,*.run, my Acme harrow: over it, shipped from this county the present What a fine chance for investors in If this shall induce some "doubting
ti tfcenmy Sulky rake,.soas' to gather season, and the remunerative prices land! What an opportunity is offered Thomas" to get his wife a Jersey cow,
.. .iaay litter;.From the surface;of .the lot, obtained for them, leave no room to the small farmer with say $2,000 capital :- and then be happy, my efforts will
'and'kt: it,alone. doubt the perfect success of the orange -even less, if he is willing and ableto not be in vain.-W. A. McDoRMAN,
D =1'he.native grass-:-such: as grows all industry in this part of Florida.In work! He can make as much on in Country Gentleman.
Q oirer! the South, called crab .(or' crop this connection, and to, 'still further a ten-acre farm as at the North on an m I
.Ito..etimes),=springs ;up, and whenin make it apparent that the. grow- eighty-acre farm; a fine climate, educated Teacher: Tommy, can you give mea
bjodffi I. ,start: the ,mower, cutting ing of oranges will pay we have but 1 and prosperous neighbors, a sentence in which but is a conjunction -
.- ,as close to. the .dirt as possible., to mention the fact that Mr. S. B. thriving community; all this means a ? Tommy: See the goat butt the
J" .'I ti: :accordin season; one Adkins, of Hawthorn, has this sea steady rise in values, so that if he is boy. Butt is-a conjunction and' con.
.J a.i'one-half to twoand, one-half tons son gathered fifty-seven boxes of or. dissatisfied he can sell at a profit and nects the boy with the goat.-Brooklyn -

j.tt. : acre of goodJfineshay./ Then, as anges from a single tree on,his grove go., We want more farmers. We Eagle.
ire have'no, frosts,here before November .' near Magnesia Springs. All told have: the land, climate and everything. The Arabs have. no "Hello! in
,, I gttt alight, crop: : again just! be- there has been gathered from this suitable for growing pineapples-excepting their language. The nearest they
fore frost, say three-fourths to one same tree, the present season, '9,000' the men to take hold .and come to it is to throw a stone and hit
aada half tons, :worth $20;per tone oranges which were sold at a net manage it.-WILLIAM S. TANCRE, in a man in the back, and then ask him
r < profit of $109.60. From l less than Tropical Sun. ashe turns around-"Does it please
Cruelty to AnlnmlB.: one acre of the same grove Mr. Ad- I Heaven to give you good health this
,.,The need of a law preventing cruelty kins has sold this season 900 boxesof The Efficient Jersey. morning?*' ;.
to animals was .nerer'more forcibly oranges for 1935. Can there be Before we had Jerseys we would be
: impressed upon the people than' any question about the orange indus out of milk and butter every year for Mother: When the new minister
the scene enacted at' the:' Florida try being profitable in Alachua two or three months, but have had. calls, Tommy, you mustn't make any
Southern depot yesterday 'evening. county?-Gainesville Sun. no trouble of the kind since.my pur- remarks about his clothes. Tommy
,Charlie l Myers, one of the hack drivers, chase of a Jersey cow. We tried the 1 (after the minister is seated): Ma told
who,bears anything but a savory rep. Pointers on Pineapples.At Jersey with: the Short-Horns for about me not to say anything about your
motion for ,human: sympathy to the your request I will write an article four years, and when two,years ago I clothes. I don't see anything the
t 1 beast, made a. savage attack upon his on pineapples in Dade county. sold off a surplus of stock they matter with, them. ..
them The limit for successful all sold but the .
tiro; horses' and beat most un- northern were Jerseys. My
causin culture without father I did foolish XF YOUR BACK ACI F8, i
stampedeof protectionfrom thought a
aiercifuUy, a regular pineapple very Or you are all worn out,really good fOr Beth- ;
.. people and vehlclesT.he. disgraceful frost, on the west side of Indian thing and would use every opportunity lug,It It general debihty. Try .
', act was witnessed by several prom. river,;excepting a few favored locations, to mention for some time after, It will lJBUWN'lJ cure yon cleanw IRON lour H1TTBK8.liver, and giro
anentpeople: ,, and loudly, condemned seems to be about Fort Pierce. As but to my surprise a few weeks ago a good appetite.Master's ..
'byttein.Delaware's/ we come south we see pineapples he said: "If you will ,save me a Jersey
whipping laws is whatPforida growing as a crop; the land suitablefor hiefer calf, I will give you a nice Sale. '
;needs for such ungrateful,) .them has on it,a growth :of pine Short-Horn calf for it." And so it Under and by rlrtue of a decree of foreeto-
.brutes.:-New C*fiI ". with oak or hickory scrub, and appears goes-little by little the prejudice is are aDd Bale or May duly, A.made. u.tl881.and entered In and on btfa tfcrtbday *
,. ., to be pure white sand; but a wearing away; and in a few ,years the Circuit Court of the Fourth Judicial ClrevML.
'Training Vines. close examination reveals considerable Jersey will prove a boon to the now Duval) County, Florida, In .a wherein certain
.I am; using this.,year 1,000, ,lineal humus. The land suitable for pines much depressed cattle trade.' When Markham U complainant:and Manutt C..
Jordan acd Samntl W. Fox, late
feet, 'of galvanized wire netting four from Fort Pierce to the :St. Lucie many small farmers who keep only under the firm name of Samuel W.part Pooc Mir A'
feet wide. This cost delivered: little I river,is limited; on one side is ,Indian two or three cows find out how' much Company,are defendant. ,I shall wit t. thehighest
bidder In
ror ca b. front of ih more than' :one half ,cent :per,square river' and on the other is a savannahor more profitable the'Jerseys will 'be to the Court Home,1D cald County,la tbt rtty.
'. foot and will indefinitely-if'cared fresh water pond. It.is not untilwe them, they will keep nothing else. of 1801 Jacksonville, sixth,OB dayo the Drat, Mild)Monday IDODth,'"JL.

tfrgf .'T: find_it the cheapest; of,all. :ma- reach Dade county that any Where now every family In.the cpun; > property the legal,hours to wit af: sale All,the be fotlowteg followfe d M*ribd, nteee
'tftrial,, ferr \peas,-, ,beans_and tomatoes. considerable amount of pineappleland try keep one or more cows of a beef or parcel of land ltuat,, 1"18.1.beb lathe
Lut : I: made. comparison bepftttt I can, be seen. The banksof breed, the calves growing into County or Daval,tate of norMla..lo-wtt. :.
The went half or the eat hair, of 1s* i. ta
,, tbfc-.*&d. bnh ,fo .I;peae., The the'S1., Lucie are now beeves, the supply keeps ahead of the Block 189,M. Kbown on f map of a portion of
' italic ewe- of the brush-' :was,the cut-' covered d" witH settlements, with t i the demand; but when' the Jersey takes tbe town on of pace Lavllla.H of,1xx wbiefa k"A.m Jy"be touM recorded -.
: hauling and '1eU181AlloWlng prospect of a steamer twice a weekto her place.on every farm,keeping cows ord.., Duv.l County. A. Q H.t E:..
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...,., 4k"I ofJ carry away the fruit next summer. for 'milk and butter, the calves will ComplAtnaBt'a BoH Keiv,; .

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Peruvian_ guano,_ which. has so.long : LO A bfPATCK( .&ROWQ

enjoyed a well-deserved reputation i is al
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Brand.Organic Bone Sulphate of RMmr R hRn1RS w. r.
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really nothing but .a.'fi.sh manure. Ammonia. Phosphate. Potassium.C.P. COMUMTt JMWAJK. .

.know that the sea birds the guan s, 6} to 734 '20 tO 22 7t08
whose' rise the H.P.G.P..- I 7" 7"8 .
droppings give to guano S" 9 6 io"JO" 12 12 7'8 CHAS. W. DACOSTA, Publisher
beds, live exclusively : sh.Vhat

: we see produced, in our pigeon cotes A good and efficacious fish guano Terms of Subscription:

and poultry houses is produced ,on,a must contain as little oil as possible, I"orone" year......... ................. .....{200

vast scale on, the western coast of, because the fatty matter prevents,"decomposition For six month pH- .........P__ 1 00

South.America.and' .on the islands in in the soil. 9&Subscriptions In all cases cash In ad

the neighborhood. The innumerablesea The oil is removed by mechanic vance.
Kates of Advertising on application.
birds which frequent,:these regions pressure, and the pressed 'cakes ob, REMITTANCE )should be made by Check, Florida Central and PenilsmtRAILROAD

deposit their excreta, which are derived tained are.again free from oil by prolonged Postal Note,Money Order,or Registered Let- a

from a strong animal! diet, and contact with boiling water., 'er,to order of Q

are therefore very rich in nitrogen and The residues are.dried on plates or in FLORIDA DISPATCH AND ''FARMER THE FLORIDA TRUNK: LINE

phosphoricacid. Agriculture,in:making retorts, and, are then lightly roasted; AND FRUIT GROWER., '
Jacksonville. Fla.
(Formerly the F.BA N. Co.)offers Increased
use,of Peruvian guano utilizes for this makes them brittle, and they are facilities this season for travel to Flerida
I the oenefit of continent substance then ground and seived. having In addition to 1U old and popular!
which originates in the'sea. This i industry, the aim of which is VILLB R.R at the River Junction&s&d the

The rich'beds of Peruvian guano to exploit the immense reserves of BIGPremiumOffer Suwannee GEORGIA River SOUTHERN route to Florida A ,FLORIDA), arranged(tbe,

'::9-: being almost exhausted, industry has the sea for the benefit of agriculture, for a new route from the West and'Norti,-.
west via Montgomery,Bainbridge and Moatl-
j undertaken to prepare guano by sub cannot be too much encouraged. It cello, carrying through sleepers from CINCINNATI .

'!: mitting the innumerable riches of the forms one way of restoring''' the mass The road TO has TAMPA.now no leu-than

f ocean, the enormous shoaJs'9' fish of fertilizing material which is, borne Seven Points of Connection With

,. which frequent certain seas, to chem- into the sea by the rivers. It is an. .. I the North

ical and physicial treatment, by means other instance of the fact that in nature ,

of which they are converted into a. nothing is created, nothing is lost, TUXh"X.0I namely.Live Oak Fernandina;Lake City,,Callahan Montloello Jacksonville and River,

commercial fertilizer, comparable in everything undergoes changes. :I O A. Junction, making comfortable connections
with Chicago Kansas City and all nortl4em'cities
all respects with Peruvian guano. The JJEngrais, Dispatch, Farmer and Fruit-Grower for which this road Is specially In

origin of both is the Same-the, sea; iHereford's +. augurated.
For one and a of
year copy
The Florida Central
the difference is that the process ofpreparation Acid. Phosphate.Ill .

has been altered. For .Effects of 'Tobacto Wbitner's Gardening in Florida and Peninsular Railreacl

.. of the fish the Is the of travel fee
; the natural digestion by relieved by' its use."CENTAWORD". greatest artery through

,.' birds; a kind of artificial digestion has ALL FOR .OO.! four finest counties parts of-Florida Gadsden, traversing Jefferson, twenty Daval

<.; been substituted which is purely 'mechanical Alachua Lake, Leon, Sawannee Nassau,
COLUMN.To Whitner's Gardening In Florida is a Levy, orange, HiUsboroagh. Wakall,
:'" and acts by.isolatingjhe oily handsomely printed and bound book of Columbia, Clay, Marlon, Polk Maaatee

.i parts of the"fish and leaving residue Insure insertion in this 250 pages,being a comprehensive treatiseon nando Madison and Baker DeSo!(}e-In Bradford their richest Bumter portion.It Her. -j
i. composed of flesh and offal which column, advertise- the vegetable and tropical products of runs through the MIDDLK FJX>BIDA REGION 1
ments mast be accompanied by the money. or COU1 where the fine oki .
Florida by Prof. J. N. Whitner A. M.
< after various treatments, gives the fish Advertisements : ,
must not exceed words.
: This book Is' much sought after for Its Farming Lands and the New Tobacco '!
manure now so well known in all agricultural Postage Stamps received in payment. -
practical information. .
countries. Count every, word,including. :name and address. $2.00 buys the book and our Farms ."I

Fish exist in great abundance on I, paper for one year. reached by no other line) some of tbea \
'j. : conducted on a large rcale. He!s are Q&laey, I) .
SALE-One second hand
./a certain coasts; enormous 'quantities FOR Press for sale cheap at Washington this office. This is certainly grand offer. Sendin Tal'ahassee (the capital), MssH- '.Ai Ji
.' are, captured, for example on the Write for particulars.FOR' orders at once. son and other towns,from whose comm/ortab1 'l
ample dwellings, reposing In a fertile
: banks of Newfoundland, in the Polar SAIB CHEAP-No. I American Fruit country Is coming a renewed energy to em.

; seas, on the coast of Norway, and good as new.. Apply to P. Jacksonville Fla. ploythe resources down lavished about them.
Htretchlng through
/ POWELL, St.Petersburg, Fla. '.6-i-zt
: even on the: ocean coast of France. The Peach Country
, -
- A large proportion of these.fish ;is intended "COR.F : SALE-Several thousand orange,, trees, JACKSONVILLEMARBLE of Baker, Bradford, Alachua and Levy counties
sour and sweet seedling,one inch and un-
for nourishment; the cod, the one-half mile from depot. F.S. WHITING, through the prosperous

herring, and the sardine are prepared I.ady Lake,Fla. it COMPANY Strawberry ,Farms

for: preservation; but :they all leave NURSERY STOCK, FOR,SALE-At'the Lake- of In Lawtey.SU.rke profit to the orange Waldope-rhapcRpef'lor grove-It. goes through

waste, such as the-head, which should two-year-old budded citrus for summer trees of petting leading,one vane and JUXW.l.CTtTBJtB8 or the heart of the State, penetrating some of

be utilized. Often the whole objectof ties on heavy stocks. Sweet and sour orange and Monuments, Head-stones, the finest groves,one having
seedlings. Prices furnished 7O.OOO Full-bearing Orange
the fishing is the manufacture of cation.grapefruit,Communicate with E.H.Tisoif,on proprietor appli- Grave-borders, and all
manure. In America the fish manure Lakeland, Polk County, Fla. 6-4-41. Manner of Marble ,
passing for nearly a mile between t-lMm-
industry is in a very flourishing state: ; DO YOU NEED PRINTING OF' ANY KIND? and Granite Work. making Its way southward to the Golf,and to
to DaCosta Printing and Publishing the more tropical portions. of the fttate. la
estimates that
the.&senh'fc American House,Jacksonville, Fla. Catalogues and designs sent on all portions of tile State It reaches point of 'i

it supplies agriculturists with 17,000 : application. Scenic Interest.
for price of book
my copyrighted on '
tons of fish guano per annum. The SEND the Sex.0 My method is a'success AGENTS WANTED. Wakulla Springs In the West, the ftawaanee
fish used is the menhaden which fre- If any doubt this, and will come here! I River, as beautiful and .romantic as It U "
will contract to pay their expenses and $zoo'for We also deal In Wire and Iron famous, Bllver Borings, lo the lake; region, ti I
quents, the coasts, of America from time if I fail to produce evidence enough to proveit. Fencing Poultry Netting.. Farm and the lakes themselves,' with their surrounding '
R W.G.TILGHUAN, Palatka, Fla. .of rolling land interspersed wrta
and Lawn Fences Gate, Etc.
Hatteras East Point. Since
to ,
Cape :
pleasant homes In green groves,sloping down ;I Ito
the ;fishing only lasts from May to BOOKS of every description neatly and durably the clear lake fronts. By means of this '
at DaCosta Printing'' and Publishing. road you can most readily reach the .t
November, every possible mechanical House,Jacksonville, Fla. Hunting and Fishing Grounds. :'
assistance is to enable the -- .
employed PPONGIA. the great roup cure, ISO doses, in The settler will find on the line of this read. .
greatest,amount ,of work to be donein O tablet form, 25 cents; free by mail* B. W. a greater opportunity. for a varied seleeUoo o* .
AMSDEN, Ormond, Fla. 5-14-101 land than on any other road In the tMal ."
the least time., from lightest Rolls to those underlaid wite

While in France onl/damaged fish, REPAIR l your old family Bibles; make them as clay and marl, and of richest hammoek.II
whether for regular mixed farming,stock 01 .t
i L good as new. DaCosta Printing. and Pub-. ;
such as'cannot be used for'consumption lashing House,Jacksonville, Fla.' dairy farming: peach or strawberry ealter' ,
orange groves.nd vegetable gardens. :
is for this'purpose
employed on r*RIPPING' & BRADLEY, of Pomona 'Whol Laura St. Fla. The tourist will be gratified with Its '
25 Jacksonville,
the Atlantic coast of the United States VJ sale Nurseries, Macclenny, Fla.\advertise on scenery. The health-seeker on Its ample.
first of this number for contract budding. route can find some spot adapted to Ida
' a veritable fleet, made up of large This page is a rare chance to get trees raised as you wants. On the hard clay roads orM4dl.
steamers (some of which are'of 500' .want them. KOJINAIIRENS' Florida the horseman will ride with ,speed
and satisfaction, and the Florida Central
toes burden), is devoted to the fishing, BUy A HOME CHEAP.pleasant home can STEAMBOTTLING -:-WORKS.J. and Peninsular Is theSportsman's

to supply the works, at which the manufacture secured on the installment plan. Nicehouse Route.
and two lots in one of the most pleasant H. KORNAHRENS, Proprietor,
is carried on.The locations in the city.: Address CHAS. W. DA- Nort-Pawengers from Northern.oaaee- .
Manufacturer of dons tickets the
having over Florida Central
COSTA Jacksonville, Fla.
ooly'po.rti ns of the ,unhappy and Peninsular to points In Soeth"1norW&have
codfish which are, left are the 'head, two-year ,buds' and 300 Soda Water,Sarsaparilla; Ginger the privilege of being taken Into Jaek
sonvllle the line and
*H. F. DAVIS,Monroe Ale, Seltzer and Syrups of over Company allowed ,
backbone entrails and various waste within the llmItsof
City Mo 5M61ro a stop-over going fcfe*
all ,Kinds. ticket, with return to their route for deettatlon *-
,, These residues undergoing
portions. alter need free of extra charge. Send for map of
you statlonetyor any kind-paper, Sole for the P. W. Cook BrewingCo's
49 Agent Florida mailed free.
several varieties of treatment \ ,
\J pens and ink? If so, send,to DaCosta Print-,
:1! 'furnish the ,fish guat o.. Potassium ing and Publishing House,Jacksonville, Fla. PiUener Export Beer,in pints and half pints. .A. O. HACDONELL,Q.P. AJaekse&vXit.,

'' sinks are added, In.order. to Improve.1. TOR< t-CALE-One. second: ,.land Washington 72 EAST BAY STREET Fl*.
F Hand Press for N. 8. PEN2INGTONTraaeHaaafer.
: '. .. the character' of the article., The, -meanT :Write for particulars sale_ cheap;,,::at this.. office. Meyer &Muller Block, Jacksonville, D.E. MAXWELL General y.._ .....,

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lOOKmG [CHILDREN[ ( : How Lost! Flow Regained, r='+ 5.tJj .,s j.

***Jee* SPASMS are most like]'.troubled with; tY t-i: 1
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either STANDING c, oaths Errors of Yoath.PrematnrsDecline.Nerrous 3 :
' TIME3ERoaSTUMPS. and Physical DebUltrt Impurities of las Blood. t
And Building Material. ,
Will pall an ordinar EXHAUSTED VITALITY
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[SWEEP Fourteen varieties of land and water fowl
_.... ru from Vice Excesses
.f w ArMa4aftlttUa A *a. hey diih i) Folly ,Ignorance, or
It. 9*h.TT CSala*or rodi to ntadto. Tb.erep en a.fey Indian Games, Imperial Pekin Orertazatlon, Enemtinr and unfitting the victim
MM. firrt will Jl&11'or the Maoaiaa It will only **.t'r.a
acne rM
.. for Work,Bosineu,the Married Social Relation. FLA.,
niattrtied CtUlocat linD
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card to
a MM* M
riM, tmu u d UttfBonUli. Ad4rw th. Manvhustnren, \ Ducks, Bronze Turkeys; Avoid unskillful pretenders. Possess this great
'JAMESMILNE A SON,,SCOTCH ..onIO.Ai work. It contains WO pages,royal 8va Beautiful
Poultry supplies of all kinds. Send a postal binding,emboued,fall gilt. Price only $1.00 bj
card for my new Illustrated catalogue and I I maD,postpaid,concealed .in. plain wrapper. JJlns- .
"OSGOOD"u. price lists. tratiTe ospectus Free, 'yOU &pp1r 1101t. The IRRIGATING
Eggs to Hatch. dlJtfnlZUlahe4 anthor Wm. H. Parker, M.D., re-
.8.Standard E. W. AMSDEN, Onnond, Fla. the National Medical Association for
SCALESSeotontrial. PHYSICAL DEBUJT YJhvParkerand.corp.of .
., Assistant Physicians may be consulted confidentially : -
i\\ Tan .S35; Y117 &rr&Dl plow' : POULTRY& FOODS I THE PEABODY, by mail MEDICAL at INSTITUTE the office of MACHINERY

: Ne.4 B alf nch St.,Boston,Ma**.,to whom all ,
ISMM 'T ., UigtaiteQ. N.Y orders for books or letters for advice should be
directed u above. BOTH


Style as shown in cut,with full DEAFNESS
setattachmentsself settingnee.die Trade Mark. STEA! HORSBPOWBR
and threading shuttle.I .- i .1t
of manufacturers. Save Canvassers Will Make Hens Lay -
'Commissions of fI5.! Sent on
trial. Warranted fi years.CTSttlATlYE Will Make Chickens Growl 1 Scientifically treated by an aurist of world
','. SEWIN IA&ME CO., AND' GOOD FOB MOULTING FOWLS. wide reputation. Deafness eradicated and PIPE PIPE FITTING BRASS
s..".Wt pay Freight. Philadelphia,P* This food Is strictly fresh meat carefully entirely cured,of from 20 to 80 years'standing, t
cooked,ground flue,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 cause re .. *<**.
THE SELF-RESTORER can be readily mixed with soft food,and fed moved,fully explained In circulars,with af-
so as to give each fowl an equal share. Pric fldaylts and testimonials of cures from prom! Write for Estimates.DIRECT .

30 cta per can; 13 per doZe Address HOLLIS nent people,mailed free
f: rod'old";nun postage,young paid.,middle-aged Address* DRESSED MEAT' 4 WOOL CO., :20 NorthBoeton Dr.A.FONTAINE East 14th St., N.Y, i :

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HUT ,; When I say curs L do not mean nwroly to stop them
for time and then haTe them return agia. I meaD a
T OL8 &D4 owe IIU meral and
disease of FITS.
radical cure. I haTe mad the
O- t7llrotiler' them alL Seed 'eaknets of Body Iliad, Effects
a J Podrr 8eD4 llv f< 8E1 W.rATALOGV puhHabed Itr-rthaWUK.. : ?ED OR6AVS. A MRTSOfleftT. others bave failed is no reason for not now receiving: aonn.
AbMtiMy Mldf BOMB 'l'RUT.L..T-.n... h a 4twB Send at once for a treatise aDd a J're6 Bottle of
JOHNSON & STOKES a.tMtIf7 fret&o S""aM lu lgs c.atrIM. "rite these
.. k,.rataMUB a4 pr*,ft.alltf(MtUd)& .. Snyinfall&l*remedy. Gh Expnea and Poet Office .
,lTd talc MULCT fat. .nHail, U,ParA u.ERIE MtDfCAL CO., BUFFALO N.Y. H. G. ROOT M. C.. 183 Pearl St, N. T

"Grave" Subject
The Garrett Picket&Wire Fence Machine MIv
JftokBcmvIll-9 Marble:Ca is FQNITEVAPORATOR I D
the ktfffe st and moefcreepoasibleaad 1ea.utotheposts.Aunt.1n SALES.
retail dealers in Yera&lfavorife. Taevsaads Arrcmojr FBXTIT AXO Yse TABiJt GaoWJIM.
monmi The Standard JIacliIne
hen Mones in the United State, use.. Agent Qun.atee4.FrelgUp&JcL. are reportIng DUhrcat den tai.rice.Illutrat.d Catalogue the. The No.3 Cutaway,4-feet wide,at S18JO:ewrti with.
order. Foil stock In warebou Bead for oIPoWan.S.
sales. Machines., TIUC BLYKr&KW8XW8BK.8CO.CtMtmmaU,O. e.
always giving satirfaction. They ve .Iij big S. BUBBA.MDP"JUNEN *
and works at 580 w. 30th street, ew Wire _etc.' at factory wholesaledlrecifrom to t ef1 pms
Y 295 Laura street.,Jacksonville,' Farmers where I have no .
'ft&,and Orlando. Fhw,and a< arent. Catalogm*free. Address -- IANSY PILLS!' I
.It .t poll In1i1e Southern aSd. the manufacturer, : Pif'r
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4OJun.1118911' "Ii, :. : nm..FLORIDA. DISPATCH JgAgMKK AND..- -FRUIT-GROWER.- -- .- .479Clyde

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The Steamship Co. SAVANNAH LINE.Time .

/ 53 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia i

New York, Charleston and Florida Lines. and between Boston and Savannah 65 to yc/hours.: Jt

,The magnificent'Steamships of this Line are appointed Ocean Steamship CompanvT .

t. gall as follows fFrew
Hew York, Fr..Jacksonville, (Central or 90 Meridian Time) ;
(Fte 91"& B.) STEAMER, Florida .. '.

'. Wednesday, May 47th, at8 P. x. .."CHEBOKEE".Tnesda7, June 2d, at 1:00 P.x. Passage Rates : i iI
Friday May 29th, at3 P..YEHABSEE".Thul'lday, June 4th, at 2:30p. K. 1
; June lit, at3 P."SEMINOLE".Sunday, June 1th, at 5:00 A.MWednetay Between Jacksonville and New York: 1st class, 125.60;Intermediate,119.00;Excursion f&SO
June 3d, at 8 P.x. ...:.IROQUOIS".TnesdaT, Jane 9th, at 6:30A.x. Steerage,112. 0.
Friday June 5th, at3P.x..ALGONQUIN"Thursday. June 11th, at 8.00A.K.
Mond&Y' June 8th,.at E P.x.'jCHEROKEE". Sunday June 14th.. atlO:30A.x. Jacksonville and Boston:Cabin 127.00:Intermediate$21.00;Excurslon.H7.3Q;Bteerage, llX;
,Wednesday, June 10th,at 3 P.x. .. .YEMASSEE".Tuesday, Jane 16th, at 12 Noon. THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to 1&11&8 follows:
Friday, June 12th, at 8 P..SEMINOLE".Thul'Sday, June 18Lh, at 1:30 P. H.
Monday June 15th. at.8P.x."IROQUOIS" Sunday June 211t, at SfJOP.K.Wednesaay FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK.
June 17th, at8 P.x. ...ALGONQUIN"Tuesday, June 23d. at 6:00 A.x. Central or 900 Meridian Time.)

Monday Friday, June June 19th.22d, at at a 8 P.P.x.x."CHERO....YRMASSEK{ E""...Thursday.Sunday. June June 25th 28th., at at 6:30 9:80 A.A..x.M.Wednesday KANSAS CITY.Capt.Kempton......,............................ Monday,June 1- 1.30pm
June 24th. at 3 P..BEMINOLE".Tae8day, June 30th, at 11:30A.x. CHATTAHOOCHEE.: Capt. Daggett....... .................Wednesday 33.00.a JD
fr' Friday June 26th, at a 7..IROQUOIS".Thursda1', July 2d, a& 1:00p.x. NACOOCHEE.Capt.8miU....., .u..............,.......... ......Friday, 64.30a m
Monday. 'Jane 29th, at8 p,x."ALGONQUIN" Sunday July 5th, at 3:00: P x. CITY OP BIRMINGHAM,Capt.Bare.1........Saturday, 6G.OO pm 1
CITY OF AUGUSTA. Capt.Catherine..............-_.......Monday, 87.00pm ,
TALLAHASSEE.Capt. Fisher...-,.__.....Wednesday 10- 8s0a m
KANSAS CITY Capf. Kempton ...__._ .........n.Frlday. :' 1210.00 a mCHATTAHOOChEE
; Capt. Dareett-....__.Saturday, 13- 11.OUa mNACOOCIIEE ,.
St. Johns River Line. ,Capt. Smitn...........__..............:.............Monday.; 15- 1198pm
CITY OP BIRMINGHAM, Capt. Burg........... ............Wednesday.. 17200 p m J'
CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt.Catharine.............................Friday., 19- 4.00pm
TALLAHASSEE Capt. Fisher. ._...__._...._........Saturday, :n4.SO, pm
For: Banfgrd, 'Enterprise and Intermediate Points on the St. KANSAS CITY Capt. Kempton ......... .................. Monday, 2'J8.00 p mCHATTAHOOChCaptDaggett
..... ............_.....Wednesday 24- 700am
Johns River. NACOOCHEE Capt Smith......._.._....... ....__...._... .Friday, 269.00 m .
OF BIRMINGHAM, Capt. Berg.-.... .Saturday, 27- 1000.
STEAMER= "EVERGLA.DE." CITY OF AUGUSTA,Capt. Catharine..............?..!....,.......Monday. 29- 12.00m

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} Leaves Jacksonville for Sanford Sundays,Tuesdays and Thursdays,at 3:30 p. x. Be FOB BOSTON.

turning,leaves Sanford Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays,at 10 A.x. GATE CITY, Ca pt.Doane,...........,...... ......................Thursday, June 4- 4.00pm
CITY OF MACON, Capt.Lewis...........__......_.._.......Thursday, U- 9.00am
STEAMER "WELAKA." GATE CITY,Capt. Do ne.. ..._._...._......................Thursday, 18- 3.00pm
CITY OF MACON Capt. Lewll..._..... ..........................Thursday, '. 25- 8.00am
Leaves Jacksonville for Sanford Mondays and Fridays at 3:30 p. x. Returning vel ,
Sanford Sundays and Wednesdays,at 4:03 A. x. FOB 1'BILA.DELPBIA. '

(This Ship does NOT Carry Passengers.)
'.. The above steamers are. fitted up with first-class accommodations for passengers, and
tables will be with best in market. DESSOUG,Capt. Asking........._................ .............Thursday,June 4- 333p a
supplied DESSOUG,Capt.Asklns....................,.,......_...._Sunday, M 14- 11. 0 a mDESSOUG
; Capt.Asklns. ............_.._......-.-.............,.Thursday; 24- 6iop m _
General ,Passenger and Tioket.Office, 88 West Bay Street.F. THESE 'PALACE STEAMERS, !';

M. IRONMONGER* Jr.,Fla.Pass.Agent,68 West Bay 8$.,Jacksonville, Fla. Connecting with the Savannah Florida and Western Railway(Waycross Short Line)of'er
.....", W. F. OGBEIf FAT*'I'ravel1ngPassenger Agent,88 West Bay St.,Jacksonville,Fla. to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other llaa.
PELOT Frt. wharf foot St. Fla. Through Tickets and Bills of Lading Issued iQ principal points North, East and Northwdat
J. O. Agt.,on Hogan ,Jacksonville via Savannah. For information and rooms apply to
JOHN. HOWARD, Fla. ,Frt. Agent, foot Laura St.,Jacksonville,Fla. J. P. BECKWITH, General Agent, H. R. CHRISTIAN,Soliciting Agent
J. A. LESLIE Supt., foot Laura St.,Jacksonville,Fla.' 71 West Bay Street Jacksonville 71 West Bay Street.Jacksonville.
MARSHAL: ,H., Asst.Traffic 6 Green New York. R. L.WALKER Agent, C. G. ANDERSO ,-Agent
CLYDE Manager. Bowling ,
New Pier No.85 North River New York. City Exchange B1Udtnr.SavAnQihi! "*.
THEO. G. EGER,Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green,N.Y. RICHARDSON&: BARNARD Agent8 Lewll' Wharf Boston.W. .
L. JAMES Agent 13 S.ThIn Street,Phtladelphla.J. .
WM. CLYDE & CO. Gen'l Agents D. HASHAGE"lJ Eastern Agent, Sav..Fla.do: Western Ry.Co..2111 Broadway N.Y.
G. M. SORREL,Gen. 1anager. W.E.ARNOLD,Gen.Trav.Agt,Jacuonvllle,Fla.
:M ...tlt TTharrcg, Philadelphia._' 5 Bowling Cream, g Y. For Tickets apply to 8.,F.&W.Railway omce.EsTABLI8nED.

r. ', : Williams & Clark Fertilizer Co.?: -- 187C. .

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;Branch Office, No. 729 Reynolds St., Augusta, Ga WHOLESALE. -

: C.. D. DUNCAN, Florida Salesman. .

f. Grain, Garden Seeds ,and Fertilizers ,

Americus Orange Tree Fertilizer
'Americus Orange. Tree, No. 2, -

Americus Ammoniated Bone Superphosphate) -

;. Americus Pure ,Bone Meal. Americus Bone' and Potash, I HANDLE ONLY THE BEST AND MOST RELIABLE SEEDS. A COMPLETE; STOCK Ok

Americus Strawberry Fertilizer Hay Corn Oats Flour BranWheat Grits Heal

..% ? Americus Sutohate of Potash, -. ,

Florida Vegetable Fertilizer. COTTON SEED MEAL, Bith Bright ami Dark

B rzazitaaa: : O. F.Winton,' Mandarin, Fla.; Dr. H. Knight, BeUevletr,Fla| M.B. STATE AQKHT FOB PURE GROUND BON'
If Haezi.CUraaoet.Fla.; 1(.Godfrey,Mlnneola,Ftla.Acess ,
4 an correspondence to WILLIAMS! A CLARK FERTILIZER OAAugusta ., .J.. E. Tygert A; Ca. .
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Star Brand Fertilizers

CANE MILLS: If you suffer with any form of this terrible 011.ABATCZD.tJ.u.Y818. BULPHATEPOTAf31J'

loathsome disease and desire to get cured Try Y '
More kinds and sixes of Milli and Evaporators, promptly, permanently and cheaply, use Orange egetable S KAINlT Era. '
tot Serghom and Sugar Cane,are made by The Turkish Electric Ointment. Immediate 'relief FKETILI2EB. ,
My er Irea Works Co.,of Clntinnatl.O.
than by any other works in the world. They are Action,cool and soothing It U the only These Fertilizers have no superior! in the market and a trial will convince.
the.. tote mofan of the V"Idor .Great Wa ens-and remedy in the world,and cores the worst cases
hales Jffilc, the Oenuint Cook Evaporator, and theO
Automatic >ot JSvaporoLor. Ben torCM&locue. in existence. Sent by mall on receipt of one MASON & GO. Wholesale sad &tsll Dealers Ja "enlp "'
Frieas,and The Sorghum Hand Book.. dollar no free sample We mean business : Domestic
Dent hesitate,lint remit at once and address

..adft1Ie Mich. WINES, LIQUORS, ,

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.,..,. IIr ... sw. .... Old) Dominion IVhiteBye and Celebrated Silver Hang .
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Pure Fine ,Ground Bone, l' jQark." ,and: Brignt Cotton- Seed_ :-M, .._ alvt
"r. .* Animal :Bone and Potash j Tobacco Stems, '/:"' .":, ? Ji;.. .

',': 4 Blood, Bone and Potash, Canada Hardwood Ashes, If

1 0 .... Pulverized Animal Bone, Sulphate of Potash, &c.to.ca. ..

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

Our stock is large and complete.. PROMPT ATTENTION TO CORRE8POND :NCE., For ;

Catalogue and Price-List,address,

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


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.Parker. ..._.....______$1.76 J. martin ilyeM' ._MVirjg __,,,,,.' .. ,,' ,
ARE Orange Valley..... __...... 2.OO inla Gledes;...._ :,_ '4.00 '
CONCEDED TO BE THE MOST' COMPLETE MANURE FOR ORANGE TREES. Spring Valley_.._NNN_.__....._ 2.5O I Ola Bourbon.._...._....;...._M. 5.00 ,
., Thy produce. : growth of wood and a large yield of the best quality fruit. :Mr.P.C.Buifiim* North:Carolina Corn...N. 2 5O Kentucky Sour ,of Stanton,'Fla.,says: ."I am cultivating nearly 300 acres of orange and lemon trees and a nursery, Clifton Vlub__...__......w.._._._ r Old Baker,..,, ..,???...?,_ 6,00
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; a the largest,in the State,and I have experimented with and tested all the high-grade fertilizers Montrose VelTe' 0OO. I
offered for sale in the State,and'I find yours more satisfactory. than any others I have used." Send Jugs extra: 1 gallon 25c., 9 gallon 5c.() 3 gallon 75c. Remit by post office b
for ow'boluUfu11ylUustrnted' pamphlet. money order, check or registered letter. We cannot ship.0.0. D. to dry towns. \1
., A complete price list of Groceries, and Wine list, sent free on application. i
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McINTOSH Marion' Florida. ASCHOOL.
County, KRAIE

Loeated on Orange Lake,the home of.the.native'orange. Rich high hammock lands,
rising Beventy-flve feet above the lake level. ,Flourishing orange groves. Prominent vegetable Fitting young men for the active duties of life.. '
shipping Well watered. Natural drainage. Railroad, office Chartered by the Legislature, Virginia, and "
point. telegraph 'post PIANOS. endorsed by the Chamber of Coinmerce Council, !:
and school facilities.. Universally pronounced one of the very best locations. the State... I and prominent citizens of the city where located.
:An. ,Is.II pectl6n. will. latlsfy. .the most. 'criticaL.. Inquiries. may be addressed to Foe catalogue circulars and testimonials,address
UNEQUALLED INTone T.GfDUNSMORE.President Staunton,Va.

Touch,:Workmanship Durability $60. $60. '.
Established: .1856.. 200 Acres in Fruit Nursery. Baltimore,22 and 24 East Baltimore Street. .

a ONE ACRE"UNDER GLASS. New Washington York, 148, 817 Fifth Market Ave.Space. )THE BEST, IRRESPECTIVE_ BF PRICE.' f

Six days earlier than 1-
FRUITLAND NURSERIES any variety totted attbeAgrlcult'l ,
Ex. Grounds

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greenlah white i .pulp
4: A.aKD.ta, Georgia. tender, sweet' and deHciooA. --
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that rank first coin in
We offer Jor Fall and winter delivery an Immense stock of Fruit and Ornamental trees, earllnes Each Tine and sealed quality.with
ftoaes,Palms,etc. suited te Florida.All 'the new Peaches lately originated In Florida onr registered-trademark .
Also a superb stock of Evergreens,Camellias,Greenhouse plants,eta label. Send foreirenlars .
Ow-have.been tested in Florida.for thirty-three years past. Catalogues free- 1 Rlrincr nrtner Information. Agents wanted
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w wY t J. J. CALHOUN & CO..

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terms of this Assoeiatlon have never been equalled in Florida Jt offers terms that NATIONAL TYPEWRITER
I' feoald enable every man to,1na-tead of'beat rent to a landlord, have same sum pay for. O M .'CAND ::--
rr., ,same property in a few years. It offers .terms to $ iA'I Y = <'
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,I-' IITOP'."i'. ..'A)t .M. ETGIAGIE.Write .- I. ,for particulars,to the'above named Aeeociatlon : Bi 52X,West'Bay Street, :/

Everett, Block Jacksonville ;Fla."V zhoM I,

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