Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00253
 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: October 20, 1892
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: UF00055765:00253
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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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DACOSTA & POWERS, JACKSONVILLE, FLA. OCTOBER 20, 1892. Whole No. 1237 Vol.IV, No. 42.
:Proprietors.SLAKE .

I &AGENTS RIPLEY, New Peaches Names Wanted Prizes OfferedBY FAIR AND SQUAREPRINTED


Put up in packages of 1,000;every sheet numbered
on Price application.Catalogues_of. weekly sales furnished supply of Nursery Stock of all kinds Is larger than ever before, consecutively i to 1,000.

..M: and Includes all the Standard Sorts and many Valuable New Introduc- Low Prices. Good Work. Full Count.
@.W.BARNE'n' J. H.BARNKTTESTABLISHED from all who are in want of
18M. tions. Correspondence solicited _
BROS., .. 37 Montgomery St., Jersey City,N.J.

BARNETT AGENTS new illustrated catalogue for season of 1892-93 free on application Address,


Wholesale Commission, Fruits and Vegetables. .. tJAClcsO'1VII1ItE, FI1L,
Frompt retnrxu. Stencils on application.
159 South water Street,Chicago .



166 Q.Read S. PALMER 8tr t,1t..eu1 York., of 1892 will be Read]] for Delivery October 20. MACHINERY s

Oranges SOUTHERN, Lemons PRODUCE Pineapples A ,SPECIALTY.and all other. If 1 UOIL, want the genuine Tenerlffe stock, pure and true to name,, ,

Fruits and early truck, also dried fruits,nuts,, send to us. Tests show a germination BOTH
All consignments promptly remitted for. Stencils of 94 per cents
and market reports furnished free. Steam and Horse Power.
References: Bradstreets and.established mer Both varieties, white and pale red, 5 cents per packet; half ounce, 15 cents; ounce 25 cents;;
chants ana banks of the South. -. quarter pound,85 cents;pound,$3.00, post paid. -


FLA. Pipe, Pipe Fitting, Brass
AMERICAN'( EXOTIC NURSERIES EXew : Send for our 40 page Illustrated Catalogue.BOONE'S '
Waive Hose Etc.
I Bare and Elegant Plants of JJrerj ., ,
Description;' EARLY ORANGE. -,

Palms Orchids Cacti and Bamboos WRITE FOR ESTIMATES.
The earliest desirable Orange known; very delicious highly flavored, well shaped thin skin,but
Shade and ornameatal trees and shrubs for South Ititle pulp or rag,full of juice and almost seedless. .
ern lawns and gardens Choice exotic::plantsfor i
the greenhouse or conservatory. I TREES AND BUDS NOW ON SALE. FRUIT TREESFOR

in all the leading varieties,budded frqm bearing
of other choice Budded Orange and Grapefruit Trees at LIVING
trees on our own grounds and guaranteed I also have a fine assortment ., SOUTHERN ORCHARDS
true to name. PRICES.
All the New and Desirable Tropical Orlando pia.
Fruits. Our 83 page Illustrated and Descriptive C. R. BOONE, Agent, Write for Catalogue and price list.
Catalogue for 1892 tells all about these things,and JENNINGS' NURSERY CO.,
is sent free to applicants. AddressR. Tliomasville, Ga.
D. HOYT, Manager, ..
well as old Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Plantsand Trees.
1. B. SCHRADER I For rare as "
r I Shrubbery, Vines_ Palms,Ferns,Aquatics,Pineapples, Bamboos, etc., etc.
BREEDER OP t f Stock safely shipped everywhere. BRAZING NOZZLE.

Nurseries established 1883.
GRADE JERSEY CATTLE Send stamp for new and fall catalogue which tells all about this subject. Allows cows and horses to graze and prevents
Price, at factory,
; Fla. browsing. $1.25 post paid$r.so.
Waverly Farm, Leon Co., Fla. REASONER BROS., Oneco, The S. B. Hubbard Company, Jacksonville,Fla.,
'agent for the State. <

Milch Cows nd Heifers for Sale. NURSERIES OF THE M. S. MOREMEN, .


fOULTRYtIa FOOD I I'ltkz4iJt Milwaukee FID ida OItsqge Coe 7-28-6mo Florida.

Six days earlier than
selected strains of Choicest Varieties of Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty. any n'isted at theAKTlcuit'l
Budding-Wood for sale at all times. Ex. Groundsat
Our stock is large complete. greenish white pulp
4- For Catalogue and Price-Iist,address tender sweet and( deIt.toU& -
Trade Mark. The oulvgrape
HOLUS' MEAT FOR POULTRY.. Dunedin Fla. that ranks fin botb in
CANNED A. L. DUNCAN, Manager, t : earliness and quality.
Will Make liens Lay! y Each vine sealed' With
.. Will Make Chickens Grow I our registered trademark
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V AND GOOD FOR. MOULTING Fow1s.This c ,. r
food is strictly fresh meat, carefully The Williams & Warner Fruit Wrapping Machine, drcM trcuur S;:;STKHkm MOTT rintorinatton.BOAS new Attests Canaan.wanted Ct.

cooked {ground fine seasoned and hermetically TO ORANGE SHirrEKS.
acaIe4.en 8-lb. cans. Being ground fine,it can Machine* in the Market. solicit of Fruits
Tlie4Onlu Fruit Wrapping We consignments of all kinds
soft food.and fed so as to ;
be readily mixed with 'and Vegetables. We can get you as much for
give each fowl an,equal share. Price 30 cents f* iri before beginning to ship the crop. your produce as any house in the business. Car
Now is the time to put them otsarpecblty. Quick sales and prompt returns
per,can; $J'ono per dozen. I For circulars and references,apply to B. H. WARNER, Palatka.: I 'lefereoce Bradstreet and Dun&Co.'s Reports
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Spraying Outfits in great variety at Manufacturers' prices. ides. .

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remedy for the various forms of fungi on trees and plants. Being free or pois-

onous nature, it can be handled with perfect safety to the person, and without

.injury.This insecticide has been used by some of the largest orange Jk"r and hoi

I given perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application.

For Rust Mite use one quart to fifty gallons of water. When used sprayed for

the Rust Mite twice a month through the season. Where labor treesit

is better and cheaper to use the Insecticide at full strength, viz.: One as the
fumes from the Insecticide will kill the Rust Mite even if the solution : using the

Insecticide at this strength it will save three: or four sprayings through from one-

third to one-half.: This is an Advantage Possessed by no Other manner it

will also kill the other i insects that may be moving on the trees.

For Red Spider and Scale, use one gallon to fifty gallons of water. application.Price .
20c. Per Gallon, in barrels. If there is no agent in your

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]7aetin. The bruise may not show at once, but the sunshine on it would be better,. i if Break joints, good friends; and if
if the orange is laid on the shelf about covered at night from the dew, thanto your incomparable, silken skinned or-
for forty-eight hours, as it should be, by size and pack the fruit when anges have been air dried as they
Oranges Export. that time the rot may manifest itself. crammed almost to bursting with juice should be, they will be yielding and
The Florida orange industry has But it may not even then, but may and the peel brittle and unyielding.This neighborly, so that they will scrou e
none too savory a reputation in Eng- lurk unseen to break out on the voy-- then, is the object of the forty- up their shoulders a bit and draw in
land, and we are exceedingly anxious in the hours' after simply their ribs and admit "
age and corrupt its neighbors eight delay picking "just one more.
that the first direct cargo shall producea box. to allow a little of the superfluous When the box is filled the oranges
favorable impression on our esteemed UTENSILS. moisture to escape from the peel, so should stand about a half-inch above
relative, John Bull. The venerable Oranges should be clipped, not that it may be toughened and submitto the top; this is a plenty if the fruit has
gentleman and some of his graceless pulled. The woody fiber that con- the necessary squeezing in the box been properly shrunk, and if it has
"second sons" have expended millionson nects the stem to. the orange branches without rupture. not been, it will not stand more than
this truly remarkable peninsula, widely, even to the seed; and if the that amount of crowding down any-
and he has not yet received an overpowering stem is broken off, before the woundcan GRADING AND SIZING. how without bursting. By all means
return for his money. dry and shrink up the air pene- Oranges should be classed choiceor let the pressure be slow and, gentle,
Florida has now an opportunity to trates the orange and has the same fancy, bright, golden russet and tapping the sides of the box meantimeto
demonstrate that she can cut fairly effect as if the rind had been broken. russet. Russets will be more discrim- cause the fruit to settle evenly all
good oranges in November, and that Nature seals up and caps the orange inated against in England than in New the way down along the sides and not
her growers possess several moraland complete in its skin, but if the stem is York, because they do not yet under alone just below the cover.
mental attributes above those of wrenched off it is the same as if the stand them. The expediency of shipping Always remember that the clodhopper -
real-estate sharpers and paper-city cover was removed from a can of russets at all may be doubted. on the ladder is more to be dreaded
swindlers. The "silver-tongued" orators The sizer and the wrap, of course, than the lumper on the car or steamer
may make speeches on the deck fruit.Baskets should be used in picking prevent all "facing" of a box of deck. A bruise injures an orange far
of the Ethelwold, and the cannon of instead of sacks. Most sacks hang oranges, for all are thereby made more when it is tight and hard with
Fernandina may thunder their parting down two feet or more from the alike. And, unfortunately, the wrapis juice than when it has been properly
salute; but we hope all this flummerywill mouth, and the orange is droppedfrom sometimes a temptation to trickeryWe I shrunk and toughened by fortyeighthours
not prevent the growers from the mouth. Pickers will forget beseech all shippers not to put up airing
loading her with 15 ooo or 20,000 and lean against the ladder in reaching their fruit carelessly, on the assump-- Finally, when a box of oranges has
boxes of oranges, clean, bright and 'for fruit, and crush or scratch the tion that they will never ship to Eng been packed with the best skill your
sound. As she turns her head sea- oranges in the sack. In emptying land again and that "it don't matter." money can command, do not handi
ward for England, where they hate they will allow the oranges to drop Florida is a good deal nearer to Eng- cap its exterior with bungling hoops
shams and frauds beyond all men, let two or three feet into the box. If a land than New Zealand is, and we and a smear of lampblack. Let,i it be
not her big hulk contain any hum- sack is used, let it have a flap at the have seen in a London horticultural neatly stenciled on both ends, showing
bug; let there be nothing between bottom which can be unbuttoned to paper caustic comments on the dis plainly these four points : Where it
decks but the clear stuff. honesty of antipodal shippers who from whom it from whereit
let the oranges slide easily out into came came ,
PICKING AND PACKING.It the box without falling an inch. Any evidently thought that dull John Bull is going, to whom it is going.
has been said by an experienced one can convince himself of the in could not see through this thick old r
receiver that fifty per cent. of Florida jury done to an orange by bruising;; world and behold their rascality on The Fruit ,Exchange not Projjres-
fruit and vegetables arrive in the if he will strike a freshly picked one the opposite side of its huge rotundity.In sivo.
North in more or less bad order. The against the wall he will see a minute' finishing off a box it is sometimes Editor Fanner and Fruit-Grower:
grower and packer is astonished at jet of vapor squirt from the ..ruptured'I not convenient to make all the rows We need a great controlling, regulating -
this statement and wonders how it can oil cells. ; absolutely straight and unvarying. ; receiving and shipping agencyin
be possible. He says, "1 pulled my ,"SWEATING. It is therefore better to pack so that Florida to take the fruit as we getit
fruit from the trees carefully, handled The least possible handling of the the bottom of the box shall be the top ready, pass it on to the auctioneersand
carefully, sized and packed i it* the orange after it is cut until it has been when it is opened ; this will present to after taking big tolls, give us the
same day. It must be that I over- shrunk is the best. The word "sweat the gaze a captivating regularity. We remnant. The Fruit Exchange is
fertilized or over-cultivated my grdve." ; ing" is misleading and ought to be know only one man in the State of only such an agency. It does very
The orange is handled as roughly discarded. Most growers look upona Florida who will size and pack a box little, suffers no loss by mistakes, is
,as Irish potatoes would be; the writer sweating process as a heating and of oranges with such cast-iron precisionthat responsible for nothing. Its income
.has seen packers pour oranges down fermenting process in itself; and be- the top will come out absolutelylike over auctioneer charges must be large,
into a barrel standing straight up; then cause some oranges are found ,beginning the bottom in every particular, so large that it does not give the
when word was received from Nash- I to decay (really from a bruise) and need no padding or chinking up figures. It is a close corporation. It
ville that they arrived badly rotted I after they have been "sweated" forty- here and there to make it snug ; and is not progressive, and it seems to me
I there was considerable surprise.The eight hours, they condemn the entire he only packs about twenty.five boxesa its clerical officers do not care to increase -
Florida hammock orange is the process. A vegetable or fruit sweat day, but receives, $4.00 or $5.00 apiece its business, and consequentextra
most tender as well as the most luscious will often produce heat if the articlesare for them. labor for'them.
of all citrus fruits, and should receivethe heaped up and excluded from the i{ We do not believe one grower out They are ungracious to people call
most careful handling, especially atmosphere, but sweating in itself is of dozen, deliberately "slack-packs" a ing at the office. A friend of mine, a.
when freshly picked, as the oil-cells not heating. It is ,better every box ; but the-trouble is generally, they good writer for the FARMER AND
I and the entire rind are distended al- way to speak of the process as a curingor do not let the fruit shrink before it is FRUIT GROWER, not "a glass of
most to bursting this season, after the shrinking of the peel in order to packed, and it shrinks ,afterwards.We fashion," but plain in dress and man-
late unprecedented rains. The pickers render it tough and pliable. The moment wish all the growers of the State ners, yet a business man and owner ofa
i should be cautioned not to squeeze the 'the stem is severed from the could spend a week at the Way cross 3ooo-box grove, went into the
orange with the thumb. The slightest sough the peel begins to dry and depot in Jacksonville and see some of office. Two men were sitting at their
4. friction or bruise ruptures the oilcells.If shrink, and in a very few days, unlessit the lots that arrive. One can thrust desks, apparently not very busy. He
the air was as thirsty as that of has been bruised, it will practically his hand clear down through the bottom went up to the cross rail near one,
Sahara or even of California, it might have the contents hermetically sealedup. of the box ; the wraps are loose, stopped, waited, did not-get a look.
dry up this minute wound and seal it.Aver During this process the orange some of them entirely off the orange He went over toward the other with a,
; but in our moist atmosphere the ought to be exposed to all the air that and sticking out between the ribs of similar reception. I believe he then
germs of fermentation and rot are can possibly be brought to it without the. box, looking like the tack of:x rag gave it up and left. He bad been
likely to ,begin their woik-,tat:once. I letting the sun shine on it. But eTen picker onBay street. one of the early and unfortunate

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patrons and, I think, could have been Cro te and Orchard.: be abandoned as an orange grove and "Here and there was one who
won back, but he was much hurt. He reset to pears. If not deemed presumptuous thought we might succeed, but the

has been a Mann man since, and yet The Stetson Groves.Mr. on our part, we would great bulk of them thought we were a
he is not happy.; suggest"that pears will do no betterin 'little off in our work. 'It is a pityto
ORANGE GROWER. John B. Stetson; the Philadel- a frosty spot than oranges."C7eamof" see the >oys wasting their time and
Ocala, Fla. phia millionaire, who has a princely money 1 iQA-.cuch foolish work,' said
,-.-, winter residence in DeLand and has -' for cleansing and polishing many, am we were generally looked
/ IF YOUR HACK ACHE 9 donated the of the gold,silver, brasp, tin, plated ware, etc.
endowment -
nothing principal part bj rash and
Or you are all worn out,really good for i is manufactured bv The Paine FertilizerCo. upon as ing quixotic to
it Is general debility. Try and buildings of the Uni-I
the last When into
degree. we went
I1BU WN'S IRON JUTTEJIS. ., of Jacksonville, Fla, See ad. on
It will cure you,cleanse your liver, and give versity named for him, has also a very page 836. Samples sent free of chargefor the business in earnest, we had learnedthe
a good appetite. keen to business as an orange trial. of
eye ._ most important lessonshowto
How to Sell Our Fruit. grower. He has purchased one pieceof The Peach Chiefs. fertilize our trees. We used nothing -
after another in the vicin-
Editor Partner and Fruit Grower: property .but chemical fertilizers, such as
I was glad to see in your issue of ity of DeLand, until he now owns ARTIFICIAL MANURES BEST. finaly ground bone, muriate of potash
this serious 453 acres of bearing groves; and he is" "What first made you think peach 'and wood ashes. We have tried sulphate -
the 29th. ult. question reported to have said that after he growing might be made a success in of potash, but have; seen no ad-

- discussed in a practical way by two owns them long enough to get them Connecticut. ?" vantage in its use, to compensate for
correspondents. Personally, I think into good condition, they are about Do you see that large peach tree on its greater cost. It is more readily

that suggested by Mr. B. F. Livingston the most profitable property he owns that hillside?" said Mr. Hale, pointingto available. as plant food than the mu-

the most feasible. Although not From a long descriptive catalogue it. "That tree is perfectly healthyand riate and if we had a crop of peaches
much different from that of Mr. C. W.. published in the Agriculturist we is known to be over sixty years every year it might perhaps be de
condense a few points. To feed the old. Originally there was a fence sirable. is
the latter runs more into details, whichI As it the muriate fills the .
work stock and cows required on this there and the tree was no doubt a bill
think should be left to the
ment of the concern, say the Fruit extensive property ten acres of cassava, seedling. Its trunk is sixteen inchesin "What fertilizers have you used
. five acres of sweet potatoes and thirty diameter and it will yield ten or this year?"
I would suggest that if Jacksonvillebe acres ot cowpeas have been grown the twelve bushels of fruit this season. "On 35 acres of bearing orchards
made headquarters-and I believeit past summer, and the yields have The fruit is white fleshed, red cheeked, we have used 40 tons of cotton hull
been satisfactory.In freestone and ripens in the latter part ashes which contains of
.is the most suitable placethereshould 37 per
old Gillen which of September about with the Stump.
be certain days fixed when the grove surrounds potash. This costs about$35 per ton.
buyers and sellers could meet to do I the residenceof; the millionaire, That old tree, backed by others like it In addition, we have used about 25
business, as is customary in all large it is stated that the trees in the lawn here and there about the country" is I tons of fine ground bone at a cost of
producing centres in the old country. and some others in the rear are surrounded responsible for our venture. about $30 per ton."
with Bermuda grass sod, "How do you suppose the tree has "Do
With reference to the proposed ship you use any complete .fertil
ment direct to England, one of the (some of the trees having cultivated managed to live so long, when most hers .

first firms in that country, with whomI I circles around them), and that these others died off?" "No, sir. The manufacturer of
look well of the others. The "You must remember that it was
was in correspondence in Augustlast as as any these uses $10 worth nitrogen, $10
year when over there, and whom trees in this old grove were plantedtoo directly in a fence, an old wall, whichwe of potash and $10 of phosphoric acid

I have known over fifteen years, advised thick, and last fall every other have since removed, which dividedtwo and, in his arithmetic, 3 times 10 is
one was removed and transplantedinto fields. One field would be plowed, It is in and
me to ship so that fruit should 40. not so ours, we buy
a new grove. They were cut planted to corn, then to rye or wheat acid and
arrive not later than November 30. our potash, our phosphoric
G. E. PYBUS. back to such an extent, being nearly and seeded down. After a couple of our nitrogen as we want them and

Fruitland Park, Fla., Oct. 13, 1892. twenty years old, that the grove was years in grass- perhaps three- use them as our different soils demand.No .
called the "Hat-rack Grove;" but would be plowed up and go throughthe two orchards or fields need the
A fresh lot of Ground Stock Feed relived these trees have made a luxuriant same rotation. The field on the same treatment. I don't mean to
September 16, 1892, by The Paine growth. Out of the ten acres only opposite'side received the same treatment that the use of complete fertilizersmay say
Fertilizer Co. A full stock
always on three died the though not at the same time.
hand.( trees during unprece- not be profitable for very manyno -
dented drouth of last and This the tree continuous cultiva.
\ summer, gave doubt it is-but we can do best as
Hot Talk on Marketing.: these were badly affected with the tion and a fair amount of fertilization, I have indicated.-Green's Fruit
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: foot rot. On the old grove about 95 as its roots reached well out into the Grower.
I can not be silent any longer on per cent of the fruit is bright, result. fields on both sides of the fence." .. .

this great question of the dispositionor ing from a spraying with Bean's insec- "When did" you begin planting Catarrh Can't be Cured
ticide. peach trees
of the Florida with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as
management orange On another field of forty acres the "We planted a few about twenty they cannot reach the seat of the dis
crop. The Fruit Exchange is too trees were set so thick-only eleven years ago, but those are all gone." ease. Catarrh is a blood or constitu-

old; it is old fogyish;too old.to change, years ago-that the branches already "How did it happen that they were tional disease, and in order to cure it

you know. Then there is too much interlace. Seven thousand boxes of so short-lived?" you have to take internal remedies.Hall's .
work in the whole of the crop; it pays oranges were taken out of this grove "'Ve fertilized them with stable Catarrh Cure is taken internally -

its officers a living salary and makesits two years ago, but since then only manure and killed them-too much and acts directly on the blood and
stockholders ten per cent, so whygo about 2,000 each year. This grove nitrogen. I would prosecute a man mucous surfaces. Hall's Catarrh
into a bigger business? Talk t6 has been through the cowpen exper- for damages if he should spread stable Cure is' no quack medicine. It was
these men about nineteenth century ment, which did not add very muchto manure in my peach orchards." prescribed by oneof the best physiciansin

methods! they belong to the fourteenth its appearance or development, but "When did you plant next?" this country for years, and is a.reg-
the cattle robbed it of all the foliage "We began in earnest about fifteenor
century. Organize a company ular prescription. It is composed of
with.a capital of one million dollars that they could reach. To this is attributed sixteen years ago. We were badly the best tonics known, combined with

and transport and distribute the crop; the lack, of fruit in a great handicapped in the beginning. My the best blood purifiers, acting directly
for before the advent of the father died when my brother and my-
pay advances of half the current measure, on the mucous surfaces. The per
market prices-district the State into cattle the limbs reached to the ground, self were boys, leaving my mother the fect combination of the two ingredientsis

northern, middle and southern parts, bearing fruit all along the branches, farm, burdened with a debt represent what produces such wonderful Jesuits -
and insure the last against loss from but after the cattle had pruned the ing one third of its value, incurred ina in curing catarrh. Send for testimonials -
frost, etc. Then sell the fruit in small trees they only bore above their reach. previous settlement of the estate. free.

places at private sale, in large places The grove, however, is rapidly recovering Of course, we had a hard strupgle. F. J. CHENEY & CO., Props., To-
perhaps at auction. No Home Market, and if frost will let it alone next With no capital to help, we found out ledo, 0.Sold .
-no distributing center-no demor- season it will be good for 10,000 that if we were ever to be successful, by druggists. 75c.
alizing auction. Away with methods boxes, if the present method of culti- we must do something different from

that have failed\ from the beginning!. vation and feeding is kept up. the type of farming seen all about us; I
W. B.Geroe.
'Onward, upward Excelsior-"Get Among the groves which are not so we struggled on, having: faith in the
there! Revolution is fast evolution.! doing so well, one is mentioned whichwas peach business. We reasoned that if Established 1870.
WM. P. NEELD. budded too high-so high that it that old tree could live and bear for A: A. GEROE & SON.,
Hntllas 1 ,Fla. has been impossible to create heads more than sixty years, other trees
*-. large enough to protect the trunks might be made to do the same thing, 605, 507 609 Monroe Street

A reason for the faith that is in him.A from the; hot sun and the cold winds. so we persevered." TOLEDO, OHIO.

responsible citizen of the South writes: Another one was planted on a low CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS ARE STOUT Importers and Dealers in-
From observation covering a great num- which is
piece of ground so subject to ENOUGH.
bernf> cases I unhesitatingly pronounce I, foreign and Domestic: fruits and frofaei.FLORIDA .
frost and of such unsuitable soil that "What did think of
Sal &tion Oil to be the most wonderful your neighbors Ii
remedy for burns I have ever tried. after years of assiduous effort, it is to your work?" ...v t FRUITS A SPECIALTY.;

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Gas Lime for Orange r Tree Pests. The Fine!! know yet. I planted my first pines in Little Bros. will mix this for you as -, -

Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: } 1880. I have replanted that plat and they mix for me, and you can use

I often see questions asked in the Edited- by JOHN It. BEACH,Melbourne, found the plants did better, made bet- more fertilizer for the same money.

Florida papers as to whether gas lime h'Ia.Pineapplq..... ..... ter and larger apples than when first There is no need to buy the spent ,-
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' is of any benefit to an orange. grove, Culture, planted; but have not been long salt cake from the chemical works,
in the business to know much when much less
enough can buy.for
you very
I will and I saw by the last Sun an inquiry by
so give
my about it. I have a few blocks off of money that which is of very much
E. Gale as to the difference in sweet-
would like to hear from others on the which I have taken six crops, that look more worth. Every one should ex-
ness of the pines from the same field,
subject. I have a of seven well I that in in the
grove year. today as as some see are periment chemistry great
without doubt
and There
why. are, ,
old trees, which, although they did several varieties mixed in the not half as old, and I expect to get a laboratory of Nature, the soil; that

fairly well, have been troubled badly up full crop of fruit the coming year. will give you more knowledge than .
field. Some are much sweeter
with the red spider, causing the leavesto very There is now fruit on them in all all the books on agricultural chemistryin
is muchto
than others there
turn yellow, and some limbs shed do with ,the yet amount of very potash in stages, from the bud to the ripe apple; the world. So I say go slow and

most of their leaves, and some had KEEP THE OLD PLANTS. don't throw away your money by following -
various the much
small rabbit-eared leaves and last fall spots, making pine who does know
Don't be led by such some one not
sweeter and those are where the astray any
the scale began to show itself. Seeing brush and, roots were spots burned. This nonsense, as plowing under the old what he is talking about. THOMAS E.

that some were recommending gas potash is the best that can be obtained, plants and sowing cow peas. It is a RICHARDS, in Juno Sun.
lime I sent to the Paine Fertilizer Co., .
as ,it is the carbonate of potash, and in mistake on the start. It turns the
of your city, and got a ton of their combination with caustic lime, whichis poor sand to the sun and it burns out Rum Pineapple.

oyster shell gas lime and put it around a great solvent of plant food, is the the humus the previous crop had Maria Parloa gives the following in -

over one hundred trees, and you can best (form of potash and lime. Whereit added to the soil. Such doctrine as thisis the transactions of the Massachusetts
see to a tree where the lime was used. advice is work Horticultural Society: Putting
is the pines are perceptibly sweeter misleading. My : up
The trees have made a strong healthy There will be to pineapple raw in its own weight of
than in other parts of the field, yet it your pines. a plant ,
growth with large, dark, green, glossy would be a great advantage to select die; take it out, -take a sucker from sugar, is not a new thing, but, strangeto

leaves, and spider and scale have the best, which I have been doing to the plant that has three suckers or say, my first knowledge of it was

moved to a more congenial pasture.I some extent. The strawberry, whichis more and plant it in its place. Don't gained only a few years ago. Pineapplewill
am so well pleased with the result One the will keep perfectly without spiritsif
comparatively smooth leafed, I think take a slip. day to acre any
that I intend applying it to all my trees the for indefinite properly bnt I think a little
the best and most prolific of all. Thereis keep up plantation an put up,
this coming season before putting on another pine with spinesor period. With this kind of treat- rum, wine or-brandy adds to the flavor ,
the other fertilizer. I have also usedit ;
hooks on the leaf, which I have ment and kept clean, there will be no of the fruit. My method is to

around and in my chicken house, heard called the white strawberry, deterioration in the crop, except in pare the pineapple, and then with a

and it routs the mites and fleas in a which is as good, except not quite so slips. With plenty] of fertilizers you sharp knife cut it into thin slices,

hurry. WM. L. ORANGE. tender the will get plenty of fruit. cutting down the sides until the core
as common strawberry;
Mannville, Fla.
i i then they are very hard to work amongon Now, as to the is reached. It is then weighed, mixed

Culture of the Native Persimmon. account of the great cat claws on FERTILIZERS. gently with its own weight of sugar,

Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: the leaves, and the other ones, I think, Don't be fooled in that. Floridahas packed solidly in pint jars and cov-
I mail fruits 'of three ered with one tablespoonful of either
you sample should be discarded; but up to the all the phosphate you want, which
varieties of native Americah time have been Santa Cruz rum or the same quantityof
our per- present plants so scarce buy for$8.00 ton dried
you.can per ,
wine or brandy. Seal the and
simmon. After search for several that we could not separate them, as we ground and bagged, I. o. b., in 10 jars
place them in a cool dry place. I
wanted all the but of
plants; some us lots. This will better
ton analyze
back I came across a genuine
years much prefer the sliced to the shredded
have been them and
separating are than bone. Get the lime that
seedless American persimmon. Thisis you pineapple still that is a matter of
the better varieties whichare ; ,
getting want then can kainit for
you buy -
that horticulturists
a variety we taste.
been long looking for. The oneseededvariety fruit.more Mr.prolific Gale is as well as varieties better from $12 to$14 per ton in Baltimore, .If one wishes to preserve the pineapple ,
right as to
the added in
you will find a little larger I or, freight Jacksonville, by cooking, care must be taken
; suitable to fi: Id culture, and there are f. b. which will give the /
consider this quite an acquisition.This that o. you t that it is not exposed to a high temperature
some I have found that I cannot of and salt
potash (sulphate potash)
has rarely more than one seed for length of time, as
to advantage in the sun. They for
grow the
in each fruit. The large kind I find (common ), pineapple cooking hardens and darkens the fruit.
have shade others like the
must ; sun wants salt and plenty of it, at the
valuable on account of its enormous shine Slice or shred it, and put it on an
how hot with
no matter yet time. You know ?
right want to why
size, larger than that I have ever earthen dish. Mix with allow
any ,
shade they do well, I am told. I have \Vell, salt helps to make fiber, and sugar
seen.I ing from a of a pound to three-
tried shade but shall quarter
not yet, so as to without fiber pine will not stand
find that I can ship our native your quarters for pound of fruit Let -
test these kinds that burn in the sun- with it. It makes every
a big apple on
persimmons to distant markets with shine. up this stand for several hours, or all
the plant stocky; then it is a tree, as
perfect success. I pick them when night; then turn into the preservingkettle ,.
the Bahamians call it and from the
yet hard. I have kept them four i NOT EXHAUSTING TO SOIL. and heat slowly. Skim when ,

weeks after being picked and they We are all amateur planters, and salt comes the soda, etc. Now, you i it begins to boil, and cook for only
there are none of us who have lack one other ingredient, vir.: am
ripened up to perfection.I proceeded two minutes; then can it. .
intend to set out a large orchard, very far in the art of pine culture monia. You will get enough with

like the varieties sent you. I find thatI yet it would be very profitable to cotton seed meal, and if you mix these

can sell the fruit well in Northern know all the details of the cultivation together you will have a complete Price 0 h r a oz." 126c.

of the pine. It took a long time to fertilizer for very little cost. This is
markets. The tree will thrive and do
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learn how andit what I use now. Sometimes I use -
to corn to profit, :
well on either low, marshy, undrainedsoil grow ..
or high hills, with no cultivation; will take time to overcome all the some cotton seed hull ash and some I I H i '! .

its longevity equals that of the. pecan little difficulties in pine culture; but blood, but nO'bones for the $8 phos- PILLSDislodge

tree, and it bears abundantly ,every every little mite of knowledge helps to phate gives you all the phosphoric Bile

year. It is never caught by late spring perfection, which we hope to reach bv acid you want, and you get no am-

frosts in bloom, like the.Japanese sorts, practical knowledge. I have seen it monia from it, neither -do you from Stir u the Liver

as it blooms much later.J. written, as with a pen of iron", by an steamed bone. You get enough from i Cure SickHeadaohe

L. NORMAND. amateur of five years' experience, that the cotton seed meal. Some use ,

Marksville.La. pines are very exhausting to the soil. I blood; I have, but I have stopped i Female Ailments,

The seedless and one-seeded varie. cannot understand how a crop like the using it, as I fear it will breed the insects Remove Disease and

ties are very small but exceedinglyrich pine can exhaust. In the first place, that hurt the pine, but am not

and sweet. The large variety is what does the pine take from the soil? sure. I am trying to find out now. : Promote Good Health

.one and a half or two inches in di Not the half it gives to it, as far as I This is all you want for pines, and ; ; Corned with*TuUltti& Soluble Coating!

ameter, tolerably seedy but of an excellent -can see. There is very little differencein you can use nearly as much again and it Famous the world over. .

quality. All three of themare the analysis of the root, leaf or fruit. will.show as good analysis as the high t Of Ask all for drafttta Beecham'i Price and 25 take cents no other a bozo

to our taste, better eating than The apple, we know, has no seeds; if priced fertilizers. Do not let any one ., New York Depot,, t $ Canal St. .
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any Japan persimmon with the single cremated the ash could hardly be .deceive you by saying the plant can- .
Established J 876.McALISTEE
exception of the seedless or Tanne- found. There is nothing taken from not get the phosphoric acid unless

Nashi."I the field but the fruit, crown and slip. treated with sulphuric acid. Don'tlet BROS.,

.The balance is left on the ground to any one make you believe that. Produce Commission Merchants
have been using Dr. Bull's Cough If want to test it floats
decay, to mulch the ground and hold you get 629 Liberty Street, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Syrup for time. It cured baby
some my I that treated and test them
How are along-
of a very bad cough. I believe it was the nitrogen. can a pine crop SpecialtiesFLORID ORANGES.
the means of saving his life. :Mrs. Thos. exhaust the land, now? I have not side the soft phosphate of Florida and UnUlE1fCB:

Hinton, Centreville J." I been long enough in this business. be convinced. I have made the test. The Florida Dispatch or any Mercantile: Agency.

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--FJn\4El\' D 'I''RtI eE\E\ other chance but to use land thus infested including Mr. Tucker himself. We wish to touch upon. Mr. Phelps states t'

4 ] burn it off as soon as it ,will again assert that genuine and reliable that he has had seed from Tucker this

.:': Notes on Strawberry Culture. burn and plow immediately. This Bermuda onion seed cannot be deliv- year "long enough to have them ger.

.. fall and winter plowing is a sure remedy ered much before October ist, if same minate. They are genuine." We-do '
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower
I for cut-worms and other insects is tested before sending out. not consider the mere fact of germi--
In to several readers about
strawberries reply in this I which lay their eggs in the ground. If: We have hopes that some day Mr., nating proof of genuineness. Italian, "./i
can say the eggs are dislodged after they are Tucker will get,to our date, as he seemsto Teneriffe, or California grown onion' .
that in with Fla.
: comparison Lawtey, deposited they become soured or be approaching it. Last year, we seed all have the same appearance for
'and Lake Miss. the
Crystal acreageis water-soaked. The ensects which lay believe, he stated that would be ready several months after sowing. If we are
small that do
and ;well-but they is not pay-and their eggs always incase them in clay about August 25 in Florida. Now he wrong in believing that the genuineness

pay help scarce by packing it hard around the eggs. gets it through the New York custom of the seed cannot be determined
all the
nearly-members of growers their depend families on When dislodged they are gone, as the house in September.Now except by growing the crop nearly to

; We own to clay casing.is broken." a few words as to Mr. Tuck- maturity, we shall be pleased to stand
pick, etc. depend on new plant It is manifest that the same advice er's Bermuda seed. We have had corrected if good and sufficient reasonis

ings every fall, beginning to set out here given as to tomato land wouldbe some little experience with it. Two given.If .

,seldom as early as September 1st. and applicable to land intended for any years ago our supply being sold out Mr. Tucker has these "Simon
< the weather
keeping until December on as 1St. We permits other winter or spring crop, and especially and having heard of the reliable onion Pure No. i" seeds why is it that per-

usually tobacco land. seed from Mr. Tucker, we sent for a sons living in his own town send to

plant on land previously well manuredfor *-.-. small amount-twenty pounds, we be us each year for Bermuda onion seed?
like Irish 'I
o; some spring crop potatoes New Strawberries of Southern lieve-some of each color. The seed H. G. HASTINGS &Co.
; or beans. Oregon.; Interlachen, Fla., Oct. ,
came in good condition la 1892.
We have after several season's trial, .
Ludie P. A fine market of and on test germinated about
:found cotton seed meal an excellent berry 70 percent September, October and November art
thing for fall set strawberries. It I good size, firm and productive, and is from 20 to 26 per cent lower the very time to make a good applicationof
,.' I taking _the place of Cloud:Seedling. than the tests of our own supply. Paine's Baltimore Oyster Shall Gas
seems to keep the plants growing all
I Lime. This article will the
Golden Promise, H. Fine for near When our customers who had been regulate
.winter, slowly storing up material for soil, making it more adhesive, thus ena-
market and home supplied with this seed
use; wants goodcare. reported, we
the spring crop. On the other hand, bling it to hold for a longer time com-
This and the above found that in the so-called
commercial fertilizers have'been used originatedby every case mercial fertilizers applied: afUrward
R. Cloud of Cloud white turned out to be red. In .
L. Seedlingfame. jus See ad. on page 836.Preserving
but not with such good results. The <
tice Mr. Tucker
to would that
we say
ammonia in these fertilizers, althoughnot Cane for Seed. .
H. firm what was labeled red did
near as large in amount as in cot- Cherokee, Very early, not produce
size. white onions. This The of the
good was our personal question greatest impor-
ton seed meal, seems to give the plantsa
vigorous start, but unfortunately for Salter, ''H. From Louisiana; is saidto experience.Last tance to a sugar planter is the preser-

be as early as Michel's Early, darker year we had no personal ex, vation of cane for seed during the
the planter does not last. This is .
in color but firmer perience with it but did winter.
mainly due to the fact that the other as large many people -
the in to their We have file Cane be in the fall-
ingredients revert and are dormant brings highest prices Chicago, ; sorrow. on now must planted
but does do well all soils. letters from his former be
not on customers ex or must preserved carefully in
just at the time they should be.most
active. Cotton seed meal on the William Early, P. This is a great pressing their opinion as to the lack windrows or"mats"through the winter

other hand, as it decomposes bringsall improvement on Michel's Early in of vitality of the seed. One espe. forjspring planting. Upon high, well-

its ingredients into use. I have every way. cially we remember, from Orlando, drained soils, fall planting may be
Louis Early, H. This seems to be says : "I have used Tucker's onion practiced with success. It should be
never by its use failed to make a
in crop. an extra fine market berry.I seed for several years. Last year the borne in mind, however, that fall
As an application spring it does not
have sell of these seed but this should be covered from
no plants to was poor, year none oft planted cane
'do so well, making the fruit soft and
kinds. I have .fruited This received three four inches with well
Some .not all came up. was by to deep
causing the plants to make runners
-thereby cutting the short. seem to be vigorous in growth. us about one year ago. The writer is pulverized earth. It is customary in

For own use I crop care but little if :JULIUS SCHNADELBACH. a prominent gardener of Orlando and the sugar district to run a heavy roller
my had planted of the seed sold in it after
plants are taken from a patch that has > some over planting, to firmly press
Bermuda Onion Seed. September, 1891. the soil against the cane. Cane may
__ borne fruit as long as it was taken
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: I We would also call Mr. Tucker's be lost from either wet or dry rot. The
care of. On the whole I
proper pre We note the "facts" stated by Mr. attention to the fact that we had the former will occur when too much
fer plants made early and have some
,, Tucker in your issue of October 6th. personal statement of an Orange moisture exists in the soil and the lat-
hard wood caring little about the
I of roots., Roots will soon be We do not dispute the fact that he county merchant who obtained seed ter when too little. In open, cloudy
made if the is in shape. may have been the first to import Ber- from him, and that after selling it he land especially during a dry fall and

For shipping ground Denies I proper can recom- muda onion seed into Florida. The was obliged to refund the money"paid winter, dry rot sometimes occurs

Bessie misconceptions corrected in his article him by the planters. Mr. Tuckerwas despite precautions against it. It is
mend Nunan Alabama Hoffman
,. have evidently found a lodgment! only notified to this effect but made no never safe to plant cane in the fall
and Cloud for home use, Michel
; in Mr. Tucker's mind. reply. upon low and undrained soils, nor in
Early Edgar Queen Ennance and
Great Pacific. We would state that our importationof These are two statements. One we cloddy, dry lands (unless seasonable

JULIUS SCHNADELBACH.Grand Bermuda onion seed does not come have in writing, the other a conversation rains prevail). When fall planting is

Bay,.J&u..Oct..xa,,1892. through: London, we having found the between the writer and the mer- not done the seed must be preserved

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A good.ap'plica.tionotpaine'BBaltimore unreliable one. similar statements on file to be used if is now almost universally donein

Q. S L: G. Time'to thevgrove'30..to: 90 days We also get our seed, "as a rule! ," necessary.The windrows. The cane, with all its

previous to..i+the-application) commercial through: the New York custom housein Bermuda growers are not satis- adherent leaves and trash, is cut at the
fertilizers undoubtedlythe 'finest investment
theprower can make. See'ad.- September, and had it not been for fied with that source of supply you ground and thrown into the open fur-

on page 836. It will give you larger the; cholera quarantine would have mention. Some of them sent to us row between the rows, the tops cover-

crops liner fruit nakej-our soil hold had it here in Interlachen by Sep- last year for onionjseed to replant and ing the butts in such a manner that

,commercial fertilizers J applied afterward. tember aoth, ten days earlier than last !heir orders are now on our books for when the windrow is completed nothing -

o'.. r __ seed for this year. The truth of the but the leaves of the cane are visi-

Fall \Flowing and Jnseots.Mr fear.We would also state that such seedis matter is that we have been cutting ble. Two four-horse turn plows, one

J. -W. lay] the celebrated always tested as to vitality by us, into Mr. T.'s trade heavily the last two right-handed the other left-handed,

;;tomato grower_ _of -Mississippi} in a which, to give a complete test, usually years and he seeks some pretense for throw furrows over this windrow,

;book) on the,subject of tomato culture takes six days Possibly Mr. T. does regaining it. There is but one way completely covering it. Hoes follow,

written by him says: "The, land selected not do this, judging from letters of for him to do it, and that is to get a filling in the inequalities of the soil.

for the tomato ought to be some of his former customers now in higher grade of seed than the English The quarter drains are carefully

bedded up in the winter months if not our possession. We regret that Mr. house can supply. opened and the windrow is completed.

too foul; if very grassy or foul, Sep T. has forced us into an almost per- The European house through whomour When planting begins in the springthe

tember or-the first of October, so the sonal discussion in regard to the sub supply comes we have found to be same plows now remove the dirt

. grass will partly rot, as grassy l land j cct. strictly honest and honorable. One and by the aid of mattocks or picks

does not suit tomatoes any better thanit We have tried probably every source year ago they were cabled to for more the cane is withdrawn from the row.

does young cotton. They don't of supply of Bermuda onion and have seed. The reply came from them that Vertical mats are found in low, wet

seem to ever get started in such land. found but one'where the seed could hey had no new seed, but they had grounds! but upon high lands horizontal -

In plowing in heavy crops of grass be relied upon year ,after year as to some a year old, but did not send it, ones are best. These are made

and litter forty or fifty bushels of genuineness, vitality and trueness to knowing that it would injure the seller. by digging out the soil to the depth of

.quicklime per acre will decompose it name. We have quit experimenting There is one point in Mr. Phelps' one or two feet and in this pit the

much more quickly. If thtre is no in the,matter- after hiving tried all, ;article preceding Mr. Tucker's tnat we cane is placed so that the tops willF


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everywhere cover and protect the add ten gallons of water or soapsud never pluck wheat or grain from the haps be necessary in order to study .
{ talks; after filling to the proper height from the family washing, and you have stalk, but' .they will pick up from the the habits of the stingless races in .
dirt is thrown over the entire pile. In the cheapest and best mixture that cat fields all that has been left. '1 he waste; their nitive country, and to do this it
the spring the pile is broken down be made. in the fields will thus often keep ,a might be necessary to' domesticate the
B and cane planted.-Bulletin La. Experiment whole flock well fed for half a year. bees if this has not already been done.I .
\ Station. Squabs for Market. American Cultivator. have not seen the statistics of the
"" The general demand for squabs in last census; but according to the

All quotations made by The Paine Fer the summer time, when game is not Every one should read carefully the census of 1880 the honey crop for
tilizer Co., of Jacksonville, Fla., will bin + allowed to be shot, makes pigeon advertisement' of The Paine Fertilize.] 1879 amounted to twenty-five million
view of great rivalry and to meet every raising quite a profitable busines: Co. on page 836. pounds, or about half a pound for -
competitor and should secure T each inhabitant of the 7-
when located near a market. Th< the year to
your orders. original cost of pigeons is small, ;a Apiary. United States. At an average priceof
pair costing about twenty-five cents ten cents per pound, the value of
Poultry. Fancy pigeons, for which large price; .. the honey crop for that year would
are paid, are no better for squab rais St1n less Bees. be about two and one-half million'
'" Edited bv E.W. AMSDEN Ormond, FIL ing than the common kind. Good If we are to have boneless shad and dollars. If we had a race of stinglessbees

By far too much corn is used b}' layers and breeders are the most de seedless fruits, it does not seem toe the value of the crop would
poultrymen, and not enough of wheatoats sirable points. If pigeons are properly; much to hope that we may also havea soon be doubled, for many would be J
barley; middlings, bran anc housed and fed they will never leav< race of stingless bees. It is said induced to go into the business of
food their quarters, but when the flocks get that there are at least two distinct beekeeping who are now deterred by
green so large that they are crowded for races of stingless bees in South America fear of the stings or who live in the
Be sure to keep for breeders hens, room a few will often desert the< but these races have not much thickly settled villages, and hesitateto
that lay right: through the moulting and bees for fear that their neigh-
loft and go to some other farm house value as honey gatherers, more keep
period. Their record for the year In every neighborhood there are a few over they build combs with very thick bors will consider their pets a nui
will be found large. such stray pigeons which have de walled cells, and probably they would sance.-American Agriculturist.
It is more economical to spend serted their poorly kept pigeon l loft,, not be worth cultivating as comparedwith .. .
time improving one or two breeds ol and they practically belong to no one the European, Asiatic, and African At a meeting of the Physiological
stock, rather than to attempt more Gunners shoot at them, and other races; but there is apparently as Society of Berlin it was stated that'

and make a failure. ,pigeon keepers try to catch them. It good reason to hope; that these races ,when the bee has filled the cell either
is matter to attract their be used to give their one good
and quite an easy may
Leftover cabbage celery plants: with honey or a mixture of pollen
and garden should to the to the loft, and eventually to make quality of stinglessness to our common pure
greens go there that the flounder i dough and honey, and has completedthe
shut in poultry. They are useful meat them feel at home. Keep grain or races as was
and producers.How some high place where they can get it,, and Japanese j jelly fish could be used lid, a drop of formic acid obtained
egg and they will soon frequent the lofl for the improvement of the shad. II from the poison bag connected with
long since the water vessels daily.. In the breeding season if a we can cross our present races of bees the sting is added to the honey by
were scalded and the feed trough good, nice home is provided for them with the giant bees of India and obtaina perforating the lid with the sting
cleansed? Very likely they are full they will rear their young. Many a race with long proboscis and perhaps Numerous experiments show that this
of disease-breeding germs. large flock of pigeons has beer increased size (if that should formic acid preserves honey and every
Three factories in the United States founded in this way.-by trapping astray prove to be of any advantage), and other solution from fermentation. If
consume over 300,000,000 eggs per ; couple to the loft. cross this improved race with the this be well established it will show
year in making albumen paper, extensively Codfish is a favorite food for the South American stingless bee, and by that the sting and the poison apparatus,
used in photography. pigeons, and they will smell it a long these crosses secure a race with all the of the bee has a further purpose than .
distance off.. The loft should be high good points of the Italian bee, with that of a defensive or offensive wea-
The composition of eggs requires and provided with .plenty of holes foi the additional feature of a lengthened Another interesting fact suggests
of material and these constit- pon.
variety all the pigeons. Arrangements must proboscis and with the sting taken itself in connection with this. So far -
uents are found in plain and cheap be made so that rats can be kept out, away, we shall then have a race of as is known, most of the insects that
food of one kind or another. nuisance. bees which it will be difficult to im-
for they are the greatest have stinging apparatus similar to that
Even if you know your eggs! are They will eat a young squab very I prove. It might be desirable to improve of the bee are collectors and storers .
fresh, don't take them to a customer readily and enjoy the dainty morsel. still farther by breeding out the of honey.
with the shells dirty. It does not helpto They can be kept out by lining the, swarming instinct, and there appearsto
inspire confidence in their quality. i approaches to the loft with tin or wire be no reason why the swarming
netting. The breeding place for each instinct cannot be bred out of bees as
Hens often suffer in midsummerfor
want of gravel when confined in a pair should be eighteen inches long thoroughly as the sitting instinct has Morning
been bred out of certain races of
and this
and foot wide, room
in sods cracked bone ; a
yard. Throw 'should be-divided into two apartments I domestic fowls, but now that swarm : Noon
shell or stone, and give water freely.
!onnected; with a small round hole. ing can be so thoroughly controlledby
Let the flock out in the stubble the of and automatic :
The[ pigeons will raise the young use queen traps NightGood
fields daily. They find plenty that will hivers this point is not so
i quabs; in one, and before they are I
go to waste or other birds use which ready to fly she will lay eggs in the important as'it would otherwise be. all the time. It removes I
they are entitled to, and will yield a half Of course no one knows as yet
)other room. When the latter are the languor of morning, sus- :
good return for it. ;rown she will return to the first nest whether it will be possible to secure a tains the energies of noon,lulls: "
Whole wheat is better for fowls than and repeat the operation. In this way cross between our common races and
corn. It does not make them so fat, a pair is kept busy rearing squabs for those of India or South America, and the weariness of night.Hires' .
and considering the number of eggs narket, and no time is lost between no one knew whether cross could be
that can be secured by using it, is altogether each brood. When the squabs leave secured between the shad and the Rootj

a more economical food. he nest the room should be cleaned flounder until the experiment was tried Beer
All hens that cannot be dependedon i: out thoroughly and new, fresh-cut but now that the experiment has succeeded

as winter layers, or which are not straw put in place. Water should be the process seems so simple delicious, sparkling, appetizing.

needed as brooders, should be fat- supplied every day to the mothers, ,that we wonder why it was not done Don't be deceived if a dealer,for titi ukeof
tened and sold before cold weather. and plenty of cracked ,corn be fed to before.It larger profit,tell you some other kind
They will make way with grain rapidly hem. The squabs should be fed this, seems to me that this matter isDf U. "just u food at good as th.=genuine'tis falM.o Hlau'No.imiutioaU
after the green food is gone, and will too, for it hurries them along in their sufficient importance, and the
return no profit. rowth. Wheat should be fed sparingly prospect of success sufficiently great

To make kerosene emulsions, cut up and occasionally buckwheat, to: justify the agricultural department BATTERSON & CO.,
in and Keep a codfish nailed af the United States in undertakinghe
(slice) half a pound of hard soap )yeas rye.
half a gallon of water. When the .the side of the loft all the time so cost of the experiments. The cost General Commission Merchants -
boils and the is dissolved, hat they- can get enough salt. Old to the government would be trifling in
water soap
with the benefits
should be supplied with omparison;
remove it from the fire and add one pigeons
of kerosene (coal oil 1)). Agitateit mates if possible.The would be gained if the experiment FLORIDA oreATsTGism
gallon with a paddle for ten minutes and a squabs should be taken out for should be successful, but very few iniividuals And Other Fruit a Specialty

cream mass will be formed, which be market just before they are ready to who are competent to do COMMERCIAL COLLEGE OF REXTUCXY UMIYEM1TT, .
when cold. The mix- leave the nest, and they are killed by the work would have the means to UTJLE1GT05, MT.m ..
comes a jelly k.tl..r1"*.rtl's=sO..1t1.
ture is always made by using twice as running a penknife in the back of the :carry out the experiments at their ...,................ .rt-u.c.t"Wnnai.a4T.t.Rs .
much coal oil as water. When you sad Tney are not plucked nor drawn expense, because a residence of .a few .. I't..1.... 10.000 or..s.....'-BulUdrM "Iup'..... 1.t.mXw.r Lail c..sta. .-..
have finished agitating the mixture, _but> sent as they arc. Pigeons will ,y e tn"ilfSouth"' America would'pet.. W1L8UB 1MITB.. trim,lwistwL





'=-'. STEPHEN POWERS, Editor. posted and go more intelligently to : provided it has got its growth and has firm the soil well over them by treadingor

",_":- P. O. Address Lawtey, Fla. work, and plant no'more than they I not the raw acid of f immaturity. We C.\RROTS.-Same rolling. treatment as for tur-

CONTENTS. could handle with their means. There I shall not dispute with him why the nips. An excellent feed for cows in the

would not be so many haphazard Britons want our oranges, if they only spring.BEETSAre. like cabbages, a safe. but

- H.uua1uo-Oranees chage cot Progressive for ;Export;.The-Fruit. Ex-. 823 : ventures; they would meet with better give-as we believe they will-satisfactory not highly profitable crop. Plant now
month for the Northern
for home next -
How to Sell Our Fruit: Hot Talk on Marketing;824 : success and become permanent inhab evidence as to how much they market. The turnip-rooted varietiesare
GROTS lap OBCHAED-The Stetson Groves; The
Peach Chief 824 i tan ts. want them. preferred for the South; Red Egyptian -
Gu Lime for Orange Tree Pests; Culture of the Turnip, Early Blood Turnip and
I will in few words read the The contributors to this shipment
Native Persimmon; 825 say a Bassano are recommended. Beets re-
TEll:PETERT-Pineapple Culture: Rum Pineapple 825 FLORIDA DISPATCH before you investin should not, fail to note Mr. Goodsell's quire a: deep, rich, mellow soil; they are
TASMIS. AKD 1'JLUCJtE&ote.: on Strawberry Culture feeders and like a plenty of nitrogenous
; Fan Plowing and Insects; New Straw. Florida, then you will know what you unique offer of free transportation to gross manure, but not coarse and

berries Seed; Preserving of Southern Cane Oregon for Seeds; Bermuda. Onion. 826 are about, and will not lose your England and return for any gentleman strawy. Oemler recommends twelve
bushels of salt acre, and Director De
POTTI.TKT-Items; Squabs for Market827 designated by themselves to go with per
.lJ'Luy-SUqlesa Bees; 827 head.May Pass got good results from the use of salt.
EDITORLUAs Others See Us; The Pensacola Exposition THE DISPATCH live many winters and the fruit and watch the sale of it. An If for hand-culture sow the seed in drillsa

; Getting a Cargo; 828 summers acute observer taking daily observa- foot to eighteen inches apart; if for
Lemons on Pine Land; Work for the Month; 823 And see in Florida many newcomers. horse-culture, thirty to thirty-six inches.
MARKETS: ; 0 0-.828 BEN;. F. NOURSE. tions on the condition of the oranges, Bear in mind that each grain contains
Questions and Replies Send in Your Fruit; Cambridgeport, Mass. the ventilation and behavior of the several distinct seeds. Soak the seed in
Committees of the Florida State Horticultural warm water twenty-fourhours,frequently -
Society for the Annual Meeting of 1393; 829 The Pensacola Exposition.The steamer, the handling of the fruit on renewing; but take care that it does

Ova STATS YOUNG NEWs-Items FOLKS-Lire: .and.Let.Lire.; .- -. -. 830 830 Tobacco Exposition, held at the other side, the requirements of the not become sour. An acre will require
from four to eight pounds, according to
OCR Juice RURAL Digests HOME Albumen-English;Violets Hints j and Pineapple Helps; Pensacola October 15, was much less English market, etc., and making a the distance of the drills apart.
Florida Rectpes+ Soils: for the World's. Fair.: 832 831 in its actual achievement than in its full report on his return could render : LETTUCE.-SoW only for local market
GROTE AHD ORCHARD-Fruiting the Chestnut; and table as yet. There is a limited demand
Lemon Culture No 2; 832 promise, in which respect it was a eminent service to the Florida growers. for it in the North all winter for

ALLXAHCK;-Cheapened Breaking Away Transportation From the; One-Crop Crop Reports gratifying success. This is practicallythe Such a person should by all means be decorating tables, but this requires fancy
System: Dinner Buckets First Road Law ; 84: culture. Drop a few seed in hills nine
STATE EWs-ltems: 835 first year of tobacco culture in appointed.As inches apart, and when well establishedthin

AS OTHERS SEE US. West Florida and though the planters we conjectured at the outset, the to one plant in a hill.
PEAS.In protected localities in
raised less than a hundred acres, thisis limiting of shipments to October 30 I South Florida, peas and potatoes may be

Some Unsolicited. Words of En- encouraging in view of the unprecedented was a mistake. Mr. Goodsell wires planted now. Look out for drainage for

" Fanner couragementEditor and Fruit Grower: drouth last spring and the that fruit may be shipped to Fernan- these pecially as if for the all land other is crops heavy this, for year the, indications es--

equally unprecedented rainfall since. dina up to November 12. are for a wet winter.
Please advertisement of TOMATOES. In South Florida where
stop : -
my The fact that the farmers of the neigh- He also wishes it distinctly under- ,
frost is not to be
it is apprehended, tomatoes,
strawberry plants bringing
me boring county of Gadsden last year stood that nobody has any part in the i egg plants, cucumbers, beans, and all
more orders than I can fill. I tender be
received plants may sown now.
raised about 2 000 acres at a net profitof management of the enterprise except
RYE.-Rye is particularly adapted to
a single order the other day
$83 per acre, and this year have Mr. Shaw, of England, and himself. this State, as it will grow where neither
from Houston, Texas, for 70,000 wheat nor oats will make a crop, and
i probably done still better on an increased Their only representative in Floridais
plants which I was obliged to decline. especially on sandy soil. Mr. N. Wood-
I acreage, was what loaded the Mr. W. R. Smith. worth an authority, says that only the
My. small advertisement last year spring or Florida rye should be sown, as
excursion trains with disheartened cot- Mr. Goodsell writes, in reply to a
brought me over two hundred orders.B. our winters are too mild to give a rest,
ton-planters going down to Pensacola great many questions, "it is reason- which all winter grains seem to require.

H. ALDEN. to see the tobacco for themselves. able for me to state, from past experience Many have failed to get good results be-
.' Lawtey, Florida. cause they did not sow the spring rye.
; *** Much credit is due the two railroad that every box of oranges that The true Florida rye is a great and rapid

In his strawberry circular, J. managers, Messrs. H. R. Duval and lands in England in sound conditionwill grower; as many as forty-two heads have
been known to grow from a single kernel,
Schnadelbach, of Grand Bay m Alabama W. D. Chipley, for their gratuitous sell for $3.00 or better. I am and twenty to twenty-five heads are

says : Every grower should distributions of seed and appointmentof honest in my statement, as I believe common.
take at least one. good paper, and one- lecturers to instruct the planters; that the cargo that I intend to ship on -

of the best is the FLORIDA DISPATCH also to Messrs. Henry J. Fenton, F. the 15th of November will bring that ]JVIa! \ets,

FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, Jack- B. Moodie and W. H. Lawrence, for price if sound." ....

their efforts > i JACKSONVILLE, FLA., October 19.
sonville, Fla., comes once a week, untiring through lectures
Buffalo Orange; Market. FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
and only $2.00 a year. and newspaper articles to awaken an
Batterson & Co., of Buffalo, a produceand [Corrected to date by Marx Bros.]
interest in this
promising industry. These
are average quotations. Extra choice
commission house which has been lots fetch prices above top quotations, while
Florida tobacco is not Cuba tobacco
I think have the lots sell lower.
best business for
you paper but it is the it doing nearly a quarter of a Oranges ...__.......>*...-.............. ...... 1.75 to 2.25
published in Florida in the interest of next thing to and the century calls the attention of orange Kakis slow sale, per 100_____ .50

. the State and those engaged in the heavy hand of the United States Gov- growers, through The Fruit Grower, to Apples Lemons bbL.. ....... 3.00103.50 2. O to 3.00
ernment bears down the Florida side the fact that Buffalo has 500,000 popula- U \! 4.SO
culture of fruit it
etc.; grows Limes TOO. .40 to .50
of the balance with a $2 tariff, and tion, actual and tributary and is a large Pineapples ..... 5.00 to 6.00
and better week month and
every Bananas 1.50 to 1.75
of Florida
will continue consumer oranges and givesas Potatoes, barrel .
probably to bear it down, 2.85103.00
year. You have some able correspon good results as any Northern market. new sweet bushel.., to75
for tobacco is national not sectional. to .10
dents-practical men that are engagedin Growers may wire this firm for informa- Onions t.ootoi.25
tion at Batterson & Co.'s expense, when Onions, bbl........................._......_ 3.35
the culture and growing of
orange Getting Cargo. prudent. They are responsible and Turnips 2.00
early vegetables-there is a great deal Following is the first installment of prompt. Established 18G8. Write them. Carrots Beets .. .. *2.50.y>

of valuable information to be obtained names of contributors to the cargo of --- __ Radishes Parsnips, .... 3.50
Work for the Month.CELERYIay'still uoCelery
from your paper for new beginners in the Ethelwold for England : D. E. Egg: Plants., .0510.06.50 to .60

those pursuits. I think if a man Eich lberger. Ocala, 300boxes; Chas. table, but it:\is rather be late sown to sow for the for Tomatoes Beans .....eo............*. .. 1.50 1.50
could take for W. White Citra market unless is Squashes slow sale. bbl. ... eo.-.... too to 1.50
Wm. CaIn one prepared to .
your paper one year 300; irrigate.If Grapes black lo-lb. basket........... .5010.75
so, one may keep the plants from I I Guavas,3.pecJtcrate.} .... ....
and read it carefully before he settledin Eagle Rock, 100 ; E. E. Ropes, As- going to seed in the spring drouth and I POULTRY AND EGGS. i.oo

Florida he would not meet with tor, 50 ; S. M. Stephens, Lakeland, market it before the Northern article Hens....... .......$ .JOto .35
in .................
comes on, even May and June. As Roosters to .30
.. 'those failures that many do when they 100 ; C. B. Smith, President of this fall seems likely to be wet, it had Broilers...................... ..... .20 to .35

start an orange grove or engage in the Jacksonville and Lake Worth better be sown in boxes or beds that can Ducks......... 1.00101.25 20 to .35
be covered from the rain. Sow the seedon Geese. to .75
vegetable growing, thinking they Transportation Co., 1,000. About the surface of a deep mellow, rich bed Eggs..............._.............. ... .20
knew it all. I think if every one read 4,000 boxes more have been pledged, and keep them wet by means of wet

your paper that had any intention of and these names will probably be received gunny sacks laid on the ground until NEW YORK, October 17.
just before they sprout. Shade for a Pears meet good sales when choice
settling in Florida.:there would not be |; and published next week. few days, gradually accustoming themto stock,while poorare slow. Seckel range

so many orange groves planted; but I Mr. Goodsell still insists that the the sun. from 4.00 to 8.00 per bbl.; Beurre Rose,
TURUPS.-50w in drills eighteen 6.00 to 7.00; Kieffer,2.25 to 3.60;Bartlett
those .that did plant would be better English people prefer a tart orange, inches apart, in rich mellow land, and 2.25 to 3.50 per keg. Apples are in fullx

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supply, owing to the holiday arrivals, fruit auction companies right along. We have published articles on onions not, however, forward any fruit .to
though the market remains firm for good This is a new feature of the auction busi- lately and shall give others from time to any market except at the personalwish l

fruit. King, 20-oz., and Maiden Blush ness, but whether it will prove success- i ,and advice of the grower.
range from 2.25 to 3.00 per bbl.; Graven- ful or not remains to be seen, SEND IN YOUR FRUIT. We wish to refer you to any of our
stein and Strawberry Pippin at 2.50 to 'p.L: KIELY & CO. last season's patrons, some of whomwe
3.50. Florida lemons show good salesat S.-- The Jacksonville Fruit Auction
2.50 to 4.75 per box. Too few Florida QEUSTIONS AND REPLIES. name below :
in the Field for Busi-
Company Maxwell Anderson & Co. San
oranges here to establish quotations. ,
Peanuts are slow, at previous quotations. 418. MELON BLIGHT. J.L.D., Lake ness. Mateo; J. M. A. Miller, San Mateo

Chestnuts weak at 3.00 to 4.50 per bushel, land.-We do not know any cure for watermelon JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Oct. 18, 1892.To H. B. Bailey, San Mateo;G. W Lyle,
and hickory nuts, new, 1.75 to 2.25. blight, but think it may be prevented -
Potatoes, Vegetables, etc.-The potato by growing the melons in a new ,, the Orange Growers and Shippers Florida: San Mateo; J. E. Pace, Sanford; Geo.R. .

market shows easier tone, with stock of place every year. Some soils produce In announcing the opening of our Batty, Ocala; R. D. Fuller, Alta-

Long Island, Jersey and State ranging I blight in many kinds of vegetation. Melons season here we wish to discuss some monte; M. F. Robinson, Sanford;
from 1.62% to 2.25. Sweets are steady do not generally do well two years in important facts: First-Is the auction Geo. Hultz, DeLand; F. G. Baldwin,

with good supply;Southern, 1.00 to 1.50; succession in the same field. For melon system' the proper one? We believe Forest City; C. W. Starbelin, Favorita
1.75 2.50. Onions show literature read Oemleron Southern Truck
Jersey, slight
that there are but few in Stetson DeLand C. S.
sales, and only good stock sells. This Farming and the Florida farm journals. very growers J.B. ; Arcul--
ranges from 1.75 to 3.50 per bbl. Cab- 419. SUB-IRRIGATION. W. P. W., the State who will not join us in the ariu, DeLand; Geo. Frost, Alta-

bage is firm at 4.00 to 5.00 par 100. Jer- Drayton Island.The illustrated articleon answer that it is; -and we believe thatit monte; Dr. Chas. E. Poujaud, Jacksonville -

sey Lima beans brings 1125 to 2.25 per Sub-Irrigation was published some is proven by the fact that within the ; G. W. Cooley, Forest City;

bag, and celery is steady at 50 to 75c for years ago, and we have only bound vol- last three years there l have been auc- S. L. Wadsworth, Altamonte.We .
Michigan fancy per dozen roots, and umes of our paper as far back as that. established
tion business and
State 20 to 40c. companies in nearlyall are ready for aska
420. ORANGE SIZER. J. B. F., Buras, the large cities, and nearly nine- liberal share of your patronage. For
-Write to Alfred Ayer, Lake Weir
La. ;
PHILADELPHIA, October 17. E. H. Mote, Leesburg; John A. Jones, tenths of the fruit is handled throughthe stencils, etc., address,
With the opening of our fall trade we York, Pa. auction system at present at better JACKSONVILLE..FRUIT AUCTION Co.,

note a good inquiry for choice lemons, 421. DOGS. C. C. S.,Waldo.-Address prices than could be obtained in any T. R. TOWNS, -
oranges and grape fruit, and would say } P letors.
that all Florida lemons should be a letter to Col. V, J. Shipman, Gaines other way. During the summer we J. C. IACOMBER,

marketed during October and November, ville. have met many of the large buyers ,

when they will in all probability: bring 422. VEGETABLE MARKETS. J. B. through the North and have corresponded Committees of the Florida State

more money than at any other time as M., Myers.-New York is the great mar- with many more, and we Horticultural Society for the
from the middle of November the first ket for early vegetables, though Pitts-
have the that there will be
of December,the arrivals of the new crop burg, Washington, Baltimore, Chicago, assurance Annual Meeting of 1893.
of foreign lemons begin, and while the St. Louis and other cities often pay as more buyers in the State this season CITRUS.-E. H. Hart, Federal Point;
quality does not begin to compare with good prices as New York, sometimes than has ever before been known, F. G. Sampson, Boardman; C. B. Ma-
that of the Florida lemon, the low price better, for limited amounts. If you havea provided they cannot get the fruit I gruder, Rockledge.

and general appearance of this foreigner water-protected location, so that you consigned to them. Nearly all of our M uu Ensa.-E. Bean, Jacksonville;
greatly affects The demand at have fear of frost, can plant cucumbers -
prices. no you here M.\ S. Moreraen\ Switerland; C. Delano,
present for Florida lemons is very strong tomatoes, beans, etc., almost last season's buyers are now. Glenwood.
and anything choice, well graded and any time. You should satisfy yourself I Others will follow as the fruit shows ENTOMOLOGY.-P. H.Rolfs, Lake City;

packed, commands a fancy price, while very thoroughly as to the liability to I color. S. A. Cunningham, Altoona; Dr. A. E.
those of lower grades bring their full frosts in your section. The advantages gained by selling at Phillips, Sanford.
value, which is as varied as is the Florida 423. SOFT PHOSPHATE-LI ME.\ H. Jacksonville are that we have buyers NOME..CLATURE.-John Fabyan, Co-
lemon and the manner of preparing for J. Fruitland. 1. The phosphoric acid nant; E. S. Hubbard, Federal Point.
market. We quote : Choice to fancy, I in soft phosphate will, in the course of and brokers here representing nearlyall PEARS AND APPLES.-John Bradford,
4.00 to 5.00 per box; fair to good, 2.50 to many years, nearly or quite all become the larger cities, who are kept thor Bradfordville; O. P. Rooks, Fruitland
3.50; ordinary and Russets, 1.50 to 2.00. soluble in the soil. Of course, the pro- oughly posted upon their own as wellas Park. ; W. H. Lawrence, Tallahassee.
The "Parson Brown"or "Carney Sweet"is cess will be slow. 2. Air-slaked lime is other markets, and the best market PEACHES AND PLUMS.-S. S. Harvey,
the only orange fit to market in Octo- excellent for new-mown hay, we always :. will of course take the fruit. Jacksonville Pensacola; T. K. Godby, Waldo; J. P.
ber; this variety is sweet and has flavor, preferred it to salt. Salt stains the hay Mace, Lake Helen.TRA.NSPORTATION.
and will command a fancy price earlyon and attracts moisture; lime has the opposite is so near for the growers that (SpecialIrvingKeck )
our market. A few well grown grape effect. in nearly every instance their fruit ar- Bowling Green (Chairman), with

fruit would also sell well. 424. POTATO YEAST. J. E. G., rives here in good condition, and theyrun the Executive Committee.

REDFIELD & SON. Gainesville. This is a patented article, no risk of decay and delay in TROPICAL FRuITS.-R. D. Hoyt, Seven
Oaks T. E. Richards Eden E. N. Rea-
CHICAGO, October 17. of which we cannot give you the ingre- shipping, as they do when consignedto soner;, Oneco. ;
"Rural Home"editor testedit
dients. Our
Apples-Canada, choice, 3.15; sweet distant markets. STRAWBERRIES AND ]MISCELLANEOUS
apples, choice, 3.25 to 3.50; grapes,Niagara once and found it satisfactory. Again, our market cannot vary I FRuITS.-Stephen Powers, Lawtey; W.
5 pound basket, 12 c; lemons, :Mai- 425. GRASS FOR NAME. J. A. G., more than from 10 to cents box I H. Mann, Mannvijle; James Mott, Or-
25 per
ori, 8.00 to 8.50; pears, Bartlett, barrel, Melrose. The grass you send is Panicum lando.
5.00 to 6.00; seckel, barrel. 5.00; pines, vcrrucosum. We cannot tell you its value either way after being quoted until IRRIGATION. G. Hamlin, DeLand;

dozen, 2.50 to 3.00; cabbage, per 100, for hay, but many of the panic grassesare you can land fruit here. When, say, C. A. Bacon, Ormond; C. W. Fox, Fruit-
3.00; onions, barrel, 1.75 to 2.00; toma- valuable. Chicago, is $3 today, allow fifteen land Park.
toes, bushel, 75c to 1.00; potatoes, Wisconsin 426. COMMISSION HOUSE. H. E. days. to pick and pack and land the OnvAaxrrtTALs.-W. L. Wescott, Or-
choice, bushel, 60 to 75c; sweet, H., Highland Park. Rating of house fruit there it is more liable to be $2.25 lando; Mrs. F. G. Sampson,' Boardman;
barrel, 2.75 to 3.00. sent you by mail. ; H. A. Robie, Mt. Dora.
than it is to rise 25 cents per box. W. Peck Winter Park
CINCINNATI, October 17. P.,Geneva. 1. For plants write to our Our sales days for the present will L. E. Haynes, Orlando; E.C. Hammond,
Oranges-There is a light demand for advertisers. 2. For the Thomas refrigerator be Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri- Jaffrey.
Jamaica but a steady market at 8.00 to (pony) write to Mr. Thomas. Starke, days, and later in the season we shall FIGS.-A. H. Crane, Nashua; W. W.
8.50 per barrel. Lemons-The demandis Bradford county or to J. L. Brownlee, hold daily sales. Our charges are 8 Rooks, Fruitland Park; E. W. Amsden,
light, and the offerings are ample. same place. 3. Tangerine trees writeto Ormond.
Messina: sell at 5.50 to 6.00 for good to our advertisers. per cent. commission, there being no KAKI.-Dr.J. M.\ Hawks, Hawks Park;

prime per box, and 7.00 to 8.00 for choice 428. RED SCALE. W.S., Narcoossee.If other charges excepting cartage, and N. Woodworth, Welaka; A. H. Browne,

repacked stock. Bean's insecticide has done you no then only on goods arriving by the F. Belleview.

. good, try the Hubbard emulsion-two C. & P. Railroad, which does not discharge FERTILIZERS.-W. H. H. Holdridge,
. MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 16. gallons of kerosene, one gallon soft sales-room. All other Grove Park; John E. Stillman, Orange
Oranges.-Louisianas are beginning to water half a pound( of common or at our City; George C. Campbell, :Merimac.
come by the car, and the quality is very whale oil soap. Have the soapsuds boil- lines discharge at our_ warehouse, NATIVE FRUITS.-O. M. Crosby, Avon
good. Few Jamaicas remain in market. ing hot, pour the kerosene into it and thereby saving the charge of cartage. Park; E. DuBois, Tallahassee; I. M.

Louisiana, choice, per box, 3.50 to 4; pour the whole back and forth for ten Further, in all cases you will receive Auld, New Smyrna.
choice per barrel, 5 to 6; Jamaicas, per minutes. When cool dilute to make our check for the net proceeds of your I DISEASES AND INSECTS OF CITRUS.W. .-
box 4.50 to 5. A. Orlando; C. L. Hopkins,
barrel, 8.50 to 9; per thirty gallons. Cooper
fruit the next day after our sales as it
429. STRAWBERRIES. G. T. M., I Umatilla; H. S. Williams, Rockledge.
ST. Louis, Oct. 17. Ocala. For home one-fourth,Nunan, will leave here on the evening trainon TRANSPORT .-George L. Taber,
Pears.-We quote Kieffer at 50c per I three-fourths Cloud. Michel's Early is the day of sales, thereby placingthe Glen St. :Mary; S. H. GaTtskill, Mackintosh -

3-bushel box; choice ripe at 65c; East- still better for the table, though not goodto money in your hands for your VEOETA.BLES.-ll.; G. P. Healy,G.Jaffrey.Hastings Inter-
assorted at 4.50 to 5. ship. five after it ,
ern fruit two to days
Oranges.-Rodi, 6 to 6.60 per box; Jamaica 430. CELERY PLANTS. I. H. Hast- lachen; T. H. Hastings. Hastings; G. F.
hard to find the leaves our hands. Smith, Daytona.The .
barrel and 1 box In original ings.-These are very ;
,8 per -
per 9 barrel and 4.50 per wet weather has destroyed very many. While we sincerely advise our t patrons above list of committees having
packages, per
box repacked; Louisiana,5 to 6 for sound; Try M. W. Brown, Mandarin, and Mr. to sell all their fruit here, we wishto been handed me by President Adams. I
Park. There is hasten to notify the members immediately -
Parmenter, of Orange made :
:Mexican, 4.50 per box.Lemons.Steady. announce that we have arrangements
Messina and Palermo still time to raise plants for home use. direct with the auction that each may have ample time to
6 to 7 box Maiori\ ,7 to 8 per box; 431. BERMUDA ONIONS. G. H. P., arrange details with the other members
per ; and
Florida, 4 box repacked, 6.50 to 7. Maitland.They would do well in an houses throughout the North can of his committee, and collect materialfor
Chicago house is running a fruit and orange grove, as you suggest,if the trees handle your fruit in any of the North. a valuable report. .
produce auction company of their own, are not too large. Canada ashes is a good ern markets, giving the best advan- Yours respectfully.
Fertilizer for them if take care to put W. S. HART, Secretary.
and have been selling Michigan peaches, tages that such markets afford, at a
: It in the ground some time before hand, 1.4
Ohio and York bananas
New ,
| grapes, commission of 8 cent. We will Doctors? Pshaw! Take Bsecn tit's Pitt.
that it shall not bum the roots. !
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Our young FO 8. sacred-the while they should gift of be God taught, which that cannot life 'is in the crop. On account of the grea cave in Kentucky and reports much

be idly taken away without displeasing amount of wet weather, however, the success. Poor frujt lost only eight

Live and Let Live. Him, fruit is ripening slowly and the crop per cent., while good fruit fcept perfectly -
will hardly begin to move before the sound. A mammoth cold stor-
At a traveling circus, many years ago,' Oyster Shell Lime has clearly demonstrated first of.next month.---:"Gainesville Sun. age of New York_ is
a clever and pretty trick of horsemanshipused I through a series of exhaustive negotiating
to be performed., A horse was 1 led tests that it is the one great solution of E. H. Mote has made a decided for the caves to carry on the

into the ring carrying on his back what growing finer oranges, etc., in greater mprovement in his property next to business on a grand scale.-Jacksonville
abundance on the light soils of Florida. N. E. Venable's residence. The TimesUnion.The .
looked like an old tar barrel, with which See ad.-on 836. Write to The Paine
page land, about i o34 acres has been
Bartow Courier
he trotted at first slowly around. Fertilizer Co., of Jacksonville Fla., for gives the fbl l.-
cleared and
Presently began quicken his pace; prices and further information. Now is thoroughly grubbed and lowing as the phosphate shipment for
the time to make application for this will be set in orange trees. It ad- September:
and did
as he so, one end of the barrel
article. Also get their cut prices on all joins Mr. Mote's bearing grove and FLORIDA.From Fernandina
was pushed out by some unknown means, ertili and 750
fertilizer material.Mate .
zers will make in solid
and out popped a human head;next a pair a body 50 a tons foreign; domestic, 7,395 tons.
of arms pushed themselves out; then the traction acres of orange trees in grove From Punta Gorda, 3,700' domestic.

barrel fell to pieces, and a form.-Leesburg Commercial.Mr. .
rough-looking '{ells Total-foreign, 750;; domestic, n.-
countryman, dressed in a loose, shaggycoat M. H. Johnson has
stood on the horse's back, holding a ....... weighed up 095.From
whip in his hand, which he cracked. Marion OJ and sold his tobacco crop to Mr. BEAUFORT, S. C.-Foreign,' .
The horse broke at once into a swift. county will send over 5,000 Joseph Michle for $2,031.75. AVe 8,100; domestic, 1,200.
gallop, and the man pulled off the great- boxes of oranges to London by Mr. have heard that parties VVhigham, CHARLESTON, S. C. To Wilming;

that coat,he which had on he another threw one down underneath.As showing. tol.Goodsell's steamer.-Ocala New Capi Ga., dispute this sale. The tobaccohas ton, Del., 550 tons; to New'York; 1,-

the horse went faster and faster his. been delivered and the money 200; Philadelphia, 1,560; Richmond,
rider stripped off his other coat; then a No finer five year old orange trees paid. Mr. Moore's crop of ten acres 1,813; Weymouth, 1,855; Baltimore,

third; then a fourth. He seemed to have can be asked for than those of Rogersand brought him $582, and he also has 4,155. Total, I I,267 tons.
enough coats on to furnish an'old clothes Bristol, now full of fruit, and the the cash. Mr. Michle has also boughtand
shop, and he did There is now just one thousand nine
apparently not care in have
owners never seen them.- for three in
yet paid Gadsden
the least what became of them as he Homeseeker.A. crops hundred and ninety-two acres of land
flung them from him upon the ground. county.Tallahasseean.We from actual figures carefully taken

At length,by the time the horse reached, E. Bester's fifty Navel orange were shown last week a sampleof ready for tomatoes which will be

ing its fullest,and the speed cheers and of appeared the lookers-on almost were fly- trees, being budded on lemon stock, Virginia peanuts which are equalto planted in the next four weeks There
full of choice fruit
at their loudest, the horseman got rid of are although the any we ever saw. They were grown are ninety four thousand pineapple
his last and lo! there Navel is a shy bearer on orange roots. Mr. C.
wrappings, appearedan by J. Porter. He planted one plants already in the ground while
elegant, slim figure, dressed in pink -Avon Park Home-seeker. acre and has gathered 82 t{ bushels.He half as many more will be set out this

and gauzy spangles,glittering young wings girl fastened, with a to pairof her The Gainesville Sun states, on the thinks if he had picked them fall, besides Irish potatoes, egg plants,

shoulders, authority of a well known commercial closely he would have gotten a hundred beans and cukes, which were not esti-:

A scene like this, only more wonderful, 'traveler, that the acreage in tomatoesat bushel.'. At one dollar a bushel mated. One can scarcely realize the.

is acted by every one of those beautifuland Grand Island, Clermont, Eustis, you can see what a paying crop thisis. fact that one commission firm in Chicago -

terflies happy, and creatures people may which see we it done call but- Minneola and other points, will be With peanuts, rice, tobacco and agrees to take the entire crop of

summer day-without paying any any thirty-three per cent. greater than last cotton our farmers should get rich.- vegetables raised in this section only

money. Monticello Constitution.This asking the time necessary to arrange
t year.Mr.
is harvest in our section and for handling same.-Winter Haven-
the active
So clearly did the ancient Greeks be- energeticand
Letter in Polk
lieve the change of the garb into the but- reliable liveryman? of the Ocala our people are busily engaged getting County News.

terfly to show forth that through whichwe Livery Stable, returned a few days in their crab grass hay. The click of Col. D. Ii!. Edgerton, of Kansas

must all pass, that they gave this in- ago with three car loads of Kentucky, the machine is heard on almost every City, late receiver of the Kansas City

souL"sect the name of "Psyche" or "the Tennessee and Western horses, pecu- grove, and stables are being stored Elevated Railway system, is due November '

And doubtless the Great Master who liarly suited to this soil and climate, full of this fine home crown neccessitv. I. and will winter his place.

planned this beauteous creature's life ranging in price from $50 to $300.- which will cause less shrinkage in the Shadyside," near Captain Stewart's.:

meant us to learn this lesson from it. Ocala Banner.In pocket books of our growers during His 1,6oo trees will be three years old
Indeed nothing in creation reveals His the next and furnish better
year, us a in March and April of
love and power more than the wonderful a private letter from New Yorkto article of hay than the 1893, many
mouldy prairie
have half box of-
manner in which the lives of insects a oranges on
are a citizen 01 Eustis a few days
ago, in the Northern
bought marketsat
The gras them. Mrs. and relatives"will
arranged. wee lively grasshopperwhich Edgerton
it was stated that the cabbage all
cheers us with its merry: music crop exorbitant prices.-Polk County join him later on. All steamers
amid the turf, and whose simple through the Northeastern States was a News.
chirp now land at his wharf when .
is made by rubbing its long, crooked complete failure. If this state of affairs flagged.He .
Col. J. B. Briggs Russellville has built neat which is
a cottage,
"jumpers" against its rough sides; the is at all general in the North.
busy ants which contrive a house under- Florida cabbage will be in active demand one of. Kentucky's most prominent nearly completed. The place is in-
ground, with stories, passages and tunnels this season.-Eustis -: capitalists, is in the city. The Colonelis charge of Hustler Whipple, and is "'
Lake Re-
making use of workmanship, in- the owner of a thousand acres of worth seeing. It is equal to any groveof "-

dustry to shame and the patience millions which of put minute our own gion.The orange and lemon groves in Florida, its age in the State.-Indian River
; but
perfect creatures,each"a marvel,"which lemon crop of this section is and is well known throughout the I Advocate.

creep across our path, are fitting objectsof being marketed now. The fruit is State. He has become famous in the I. r
study. Not one among them leads a going forward rapidly and good last year or so as the experimenter in Our readers' attention is called to the
advertisement The Paine Fertilizer
selfish life; each cares for the wants of prices prevail. Gen. Bullock is the keeping fruit in cold storage in his on page (85. ; ,
others of its own kind, besides taking
largest shipper from this place
part in a great system of work for man.
Before the painted butterfly dies she M. Marshal and J. W. Johnson being

lays a multitude of eggs, with a God- next. In a few years the lemon crop o
given skill choosing that special kind of her will be important.-Candler item o

plant upon which her young will feed, in Ocala Banner. ,
and managing so that her helpless off- PARESISU
spring shall be born upon their feeding We are told that it is the seedling

ground. Well might a great naturalistsay orange trees this year on which thereis
"When I behold an insect construct- a shortage-the budded trees being
ing a habitation for itself or a nest for
its young, I am filled with venerationand heavily loaded with fruit. The cause (CONSUMPTION OF THE .BRAIN). THE BRAIN(from a pKatogmpX).
respect for the Divine Workman."' of this difference is not known. Ex. In Healthy QjHditian. With Parctb Letiont
perienced growers tell us that seedlings Restlessness a feverish feeling,sleeplessness,periodic headaches dizzlnen,dimness of vision,
ringing the ears, difficulty thinking, trouble In remembering names tnd the faces even of
What it is
a pity to see a party of chil- are the only trees which have off friends. The victim of Paresis Is often shocked or annoyed br little noises and trifling things.
dren-scarcely more than babies-going years( budded trees being nearly always The nervous system is often in such condition that rery slight causes,or even no cause at all,
out to amuse themselves for a spring well may excite to sudden outbursts of anger. A feeling of pressure upon the brain Is frequently
morning simply by the pleasure of kill- fruited.-Gainesville Leader. followed by seasons of despondency,mental depression alternating with periods of wild,illusive
ing. They chase and beat down the hopes. When the brain begins to consume or decay many of these symptoms become aggravated.
The world seems strange or different from what it was in the past,thought becomes positive
pretty,harmless butterflies; in a moment J. W. Hartshorne, of the firm of effort and life an intense burden.
what was a gay, dancing; happy, living The system needs soothing, toning, and building up. Something unusual demanded.
thing lies a crushed and mangled bit of Lovell & Hartshorne, informs us that And here is where the great difficulty has always been to find something pure and yet positive
rubbish, which is soon tossed away and the: oranges at Orange Bend, in South I In its results. The late Prof Phelps,of Dartmouth College realized this when he began his in
another caught. Florida where Mr. Lovell's vestigation which resulted in the discovery of Paine's Celery Compound. lIe knew men and
groves are women required something heretofore unknown world
to the ,and his great discovery baa fur
The little people themselves are not situated, are better fruited and the fished it. This compound checks Paresis even after It has secured a foothold In the system.
happy-cannot be truly so-in such deeds. Taken on the approach of the first symptoms it will positively prevent their increase. Its high.
They might easily be taught to find real fruit is of a finer quality than for the endorsements by the medical fraternity and the cures it affecting easily account:: for iti wonder
five This is ful popularity and the unusual stir it has caused in this community.
delight in learning the ways of God'screaturel past years. encouraging,

and watching their habits, considering. the reports of- a shortage DIAMOND DYES are Strongest Simplest, Fastest,

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Pup Jdoffig. Hints and Helps. tion. This is just the place' for a bit of; layer of grated cocoanut, another of
Iforal TIm rubber tissue. All rubber stores keep it, pineapple, squeeze juice of two lemons
..... FOB SLENDER GIRL.-If your and some dry goods stores. It can bordered < over top.and serve at once.
figure is slender do not hesitate to arrange -
English VIolots. about it a broad sash with a very of a rubber store and sent by To CAN.-Prepare fruit at night;cover=
mail if not found where trade. The
For Oar:Rural Homo: .- large rosette close to the front, writes, usual price is 15 cents you an ounce To with sugar, allowing one-fourth to one-
Mallon in the October Ladies' half pound of to one pound of
Mrs. sugar
"What shall I do .violets ? draw the together
mend cut tear
to my now Home Journal. The fashionable tailors a or edges fruit, according to taste. Let it stand in,
I think it is time for them to begin say such an arrangement only tends to with a few invisible stitches on ; ice chest all night; in morning cook five
side cut of the tissuea
a piece *
wrong 1
blooming than minutes in jars and seal at once.
bring out your girlish figure more little'larger than the tear on the wrong ; pour
This is what many are asking, anda ever. side and over this place a piece of cambric Juno Sun.
few words will be all the answer FLY PAPER FOR FLEAS.-If those who or thin cloth near the color of the gar- To MAKE POTATO BALLS A.LA ROUEN-

needed. Yes they will soon bloom are troubled with this insect will place ment. Now press on the wrong side with AISE.-Boil the potatoes and rub them
the common adhesive' fly paper on the a warm, not too hot, flat iron. The heat fine, then roll each ball in white of egg,'
now, if they are not already doing so, floors of the rooms infested, with a small of the iron will cause the rubber to stickto lay them on a floured table, roll into
with but a little care. If they need a piece of fresh meat in,the centre of each both pieces of cloth and hold them: shape of a pigeon's egg, dip them in
little fertilizer, let only a little be sheet they will find that the fleas will firmly until wet, If there are frayed melted butter and fry a light brown in-
added. More can be added secondor jump toward the meat and adhere to the threads trim them off and the tear will clear, hot grease. Sprinkle fine salt over

several times, if necessary, at inter- paper I completely rid a badlyinfestedhouse be mended so you can hardly see the and serve in a folded napkin.AtJGGGGa0G0 .
in two nights by this means.- place. A dress which without the use of
vals better than much at time.
Washington Star. the tissue would be ruined may with it +DG OQOQOOgoOl
'Stir the soil on both sides of borders, BUT FEW PICTURES.-Two or three be made presentable. It will of course o ON

firming it again after stirring it, if the good pictures will do more to furnish a not answer on wash goods. It may also Fraud BIIYORS Fruit Wrappers!

soil is light sand. Do not let them room artistically, and exert a refining, be used for hemming. Baste up the hem,, g .
get dry and baked down hard elevating influence on its inmates, than cut a narrow strip of the tissue and slip
very between the edge of the hem and the NO MORE CHEATING.
walls covered with photos of those you g
and do such
not let plants as wanted -
are do not reverence, love or desire to mould goods and press. Keep the tissue in a Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may
for present bloom have any run- cool dry place to prevent sticking to- o
your life after, and fans, banners bags, ,, now know that they get an honest
ners. They must not be expected to baskets and such like trash. Indeed, in gether.-Ex. g ream of 480 sheets and not 400 or 330 {

bloom while the runners are allowedto all your furnishing, incline rather on the TABLE ABOMINATIONS.-Not only is sheets to ream as some unscrupulous ,
grow. It is with them as with side of having too little'than too much. dyspepsia traceable to the excessive use o 0 dealers supply. r

plants in that respect. As ANOTHER REMEDY FOR FLIES.-There of pepper, mustard, vinegar and pick-
strawberry les, but kidney disease, in all its forms,, OUR FAIR AND SQUARE"Wrappers
which it
for varieties there is nothing gained used to be an old-time remedy
is a certain result. Many people swal-
perhaps, by the ordinary grower, by was asserted, would speedily is drive the low mustard and vinegar enough at a 3 are put up in packages.of
flies from a room. It following:
1000 each and each Wrapper is numbered -
planting many varieties. single meal to raise a blister six inches o
Take half a teaspoonful of good pure k in printing consecutively from
The single blue violet makes such a black pepper, ground very fine, one tea- square on the toughest cuticle, and yet i one '
the abused stomach is forced to receiveit 1 to 1000. No canHONESTLY
pretty border and affords such a con- spoonful of brown sugar and one tea-
with that from it
stant supply of its fragrant bloom that spoonful of cream; mix them thoroughly be made pure blood, brain and muscle. : BEATS -
and them in
together place a room on a
when has had such border Brown bread is another article that
once one place where the flies are troublesome I our prices. Send for samples and
I do not wonder he or she is dismayed and they will soon disappear. should never be forced into a human ? prices to

when they do not begin again to stomach. Probably you will pronounce
How TO HAVE PRETTY HANDs.-A I this heresy of rankest kind, but years of | The Jersey City Printing Co.,
bloom. With the above care, it may lady should havd beautiful white hands careful study of the subject of food in

be said..no one is likely to ,fail. And I and no mistake. If the skin be naturally relation to health is backed by the opinion n JERSEY, CITY, N. J. i;J

surely nothing could be simpler. Yes, white, very little care is required to pre- of physicians. Corn meal is of itself -" lJM

there is perhaps one word to be added serve it, A good soap, aided by a pinchor easily fermented, and the usual add!
The the two of cracked oatmeal, may be used tion of rye meal, soda, molasses, etc., Mary had a Little Lamb, '
water sooner
more they get for a thorough cleansing twice a day, only increase the original tendency to
and more constant the bloom-of and if needful to still further cleanse putrefaction. (lump jo.r .'IIIff.) It's wool was all the jo-

course within reasonable limits. Not them, warm water-not hot-will do the "Baked indian pudding," is, if possible :- BUSINESS We make SUITS It up in

one word need be added to the care necessary work. Once a week they even worse. Corn meal made into for 5.00 know. ,
of f the Double White Swanley and it should be rubbed front and back, be- mush is the least harmful, and even that ) yon
tween the fingers and all, with a slice of may be dispensed with. These C..t.......Suits are;"
is full of buds now. The bloom of lemon. If these exquisitely white handsare What shall we eat? Good bread, I popular throughout A.trUt- :

this is all one can ask for a violet. inclined to chap,camphor ice may be made of the best :Minnesota hard wheat, because they represent the'-

The sweetest, lovliest, waxen pure applied at night and white gloves worn for the main item for breakfast and sup- very Qalstimics o!Hikkf Oru,
? white and very large double bloom to increase the softening effect. The per, with baked apples and berries, with 0 and are essential to every
best camphor iceis: a homemade prepara- pies to suit-not two slices of leather, business man who cares one '
lasts for the
t ten
or more days on
tion of pure white wax melted and filled with wilted apples, but tender (Pita for economy and xrrxAK*.
plant, and when picked is very dura- stirred to the consistency cream, with crust and juicy filling-griddle cakes ANCB. Send us 6 cents in

ble. These, unlike most double plants, the addition of several drops of spirits of now and then with either butter or ? stamps,stating kind of car

seed pretty freely, and the seed while camphor. Holes should always be cut syrup, but not both together, baked potatoes = ment or suit desired,and ue
forming and ripening will lessen the in the palms of the gloves to allow ven- and cold meat or steak for those will forward you SAMPLESof
{ tilation. For distressingly red hands, who must have it.TREATMENT. of CheviotsCasslmeres,etc:*;<
bloom. So, with constant picking one of lemon and .
equal parts glycerine, juice self-measuremeat rules and
can get the most bloom.M. rose'water may be applied nightly,under OF CHOLERA. ;. fashion plate.YOU DO THIS
O'NEILL. gloves. Daily applications of lemon juiceare a and we, do the rest. Baltimore
Fairbanks Fla.Pineapple sure to produce a whitening effect. Horsford's Acid Phosphate. M cheapest market.
t PLANTS.When Dr. CHAS. GATCHELL, of Chicago, in
REPOTTING potting a = KEELER the largest custom
Juice Albumen.It .
Digests plant, do not fill the pot before puttingthe his 'Treatment of Cholera," says; "Asit i producer.
Is not generally known that the plant in, writes Eben Rexford, in is known that the cholera microbe does y. J&f / nil Dreu Silts 115.81 Of

juice of the pineapple contains aproteiddigestingg I "Demorest's Magazine." Put some earth not flourish in acid solutions,it would be X Trmiri 14.81. Ui.rmk .

ferment; its action is In the bottom, then set the plant in, and well to slightly acidulate the drinking Iliti. $11.01 or.Ivtrcnts. .
fill about it, jarring it from time to timeto water. This may be done by adding to . .1.... 'P.
weak, it is true, for 3 oz. digest only of half teaspoonful of
each water
settle the soil about the roots, which glass a KEELER
10 to 15 grains of coagulated albumen, should be spread out as naturally as pos- Horsford's Acid Phosphate. This will JOHN M. ,
but it acts equally well in acid and sible. Let there be about an inch be- not only render the water of an acid reaction 5 N. Calvert St. Baltimore, Jld.

alkaline media, and best in a neutral tween the top of the soil and the rim of but also render boiled water more "Suffer ao longer the extortions of local tailor"

fluid. The juice also contains a milk- the pot. It you fill the pot to its rim agreeable to the taste. It may be sweet- -
the water you apply will be sure to run ened if desired. The Acid Phosphate, !
curdling ferment. When we speak of qff before much of it gets to the roots, taken; as recommended, will also tend to .
any enzyme being weak, it does not with the result that your plant will suffer Invigorate the system and correct debili- ALVANIZED

follow that the dose of it must be pro- from lack of moisture. If you leave a ty; ,thus giving increased power of resist-
inch between the surface of to disease. It is the acid of the -
portioned to its strength for it is space of an ance system
the soil and the rim of the pot, and pouron ; a product of the gastric functions, GEARED:
probable that a small dose will act as enough water to fill the pot brimmin9 and hence will not create that disturbance and much Improved fnmisoes power Uaj

well as a large one, by settingup full, the soil will be pretty sure to get a liable to follow the use of mineral PUMP, GRIND,,CUT FED,and SAW WOOD,

the process of digestion in a thorough; soaking. My rule about watering acids." .r3tee :
fresh line when the digestive func- is this : Wait until the surface of t Cut S

tion of the stomach is impaired. the soil looks dry; then apply enough Recipes. I to '
water to wet the soil all through. If CORN STARCH CAKE.-Four eggs, the
Then the peptic secretion follows the some water drains off at the bottom of whites, two cups of sugar, twothirdscup "

lead. On that basis, a slice 'or he; pot, you may feel sure that enough : of butter, one cup of sweet milk, 'I I

two of pineapple at dinner is nota has been applied to answer all purposes.Do i one cup of corn starch; two cups of Eor 'ft. t
bad thing.-Chemist and Drug- not give any more until the surface I flour, two teaspoonfuls of cream of tartar Steel
again looks dry. Be sure to avoid the one teaspoonful of soda, one tea- ClearedAermotor..

gist. "little-and-often" practice. spoonful of lemon extract. Bake three-t Does the work of 4 horea at half the cost of
Paine's Ground RUBBER TISSUE FOR MENDING DREssES; quarters of an hour with a steady fire. .; one and is Hi always harnessed and DeTer seta tired.,
Every one pronounces With our Steel Stab Tower It Is eaT to pot on Mm.oDd
Stock Feed superior to all grains or cook- -Often a tear or cut will occur in one's Turn FRUTH.-In a deep dish put a for elaborate destens for putting power In ba

edfetd. .Maximum food value,'minimum best: gown and in such a place that the sliced orange, sprinkle with sugar, add AERMOTOR GO.i .A Utk 21'g4w I,aM.. ....,.
cort. See ad. on page 836. I mott! careful darning will attract atten a layer of shredded apple, more sugar,

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Florida Soils for the World's Fair. I GROUE AND ORCHARD. later to supply you all with nuts to

Although he is already overworked and underpaid, the State Chemist crack. Please! understand, I have no

Prof.: N. Robinson, at the request of the World's Fair authorities, has under-, 1- Fruiting the Chestnut. trees to sell; don't go and write me
taken to collect and fifty! letters about the chestnuts
analyze fifteen representative samples of Florida soil- Farmer and Pruit Grower: ? as you
the number assigned to each State-the did about the big bees.CORPORAL.
samples to be
displayed A short time since I sent you a
at Chicago. He tobacco soils MURDOCK.OxfordFla. .
etc. orange pear strawberry soils, story about my big bees. This time ., Oct. nth, 1892.
the is about chestnuts. P. S.-I have many of the Idaho
Prof. Robinson my
applied to number
a of citizens in different
sections to which have nine feet
of nine pears grown
During my'stay about
send him
representative samples of soils but has years
received far
With this so only seven. in Florida I have not allowed in from graft this season. Do you or any
he sends in
request case a circular of instructions of which II :
of the readers: of THE DISPATCH know
the following is the material terest to lag in getting a grove of these
part :
large Spanish and Japan chestnuts un what they will do in this State? -
Your portion of the State,in addition to its other production,is,I believe,especi- der cultivation; and at last, after a sight .
ally noted for the growth of most
with thft advice of other prominent -of Now, either by yourself or of worry and many trials I am glad to More unsolicited testimonials were received
growers your vicinity will be kind
'- as to select some new ground in a plat of five or ten acres as nearly, uniform you in so characteras report at least a start to the point i in of commenting from the on the great saving
money use of Paine's Ground
possible to the in question, and send me a sample of this soil for : view.My Stock Food and its
superiority over
analysis, carefully observing the directions corn,
given below? first
.- I effort was with young trees oats, bran and cooked food. Every one-

DESCRIPTION OF SOIL. bought mostly in Georgia; some, should get a trial lot and be convinced.
-* farther north. None of these, how See ad. on page 836.
give the township and county of the land, and a
by section kHfr-4
ever, came to what I had
and up hopedor
township range exactly as though for a deed or return for taxation.
f Second, state whether the land is level], gently sloping or hilly, and whether it expected from descriptions had of Lemon Culture-No. 2.
is what is usually termed "high pine," "hammock' or "flat woods" land them; in fact, the supply of nuts was Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower

Third, give the name of the trees, shrubbery, undergrowth and characteristic. wanting. I planted all the nuts thatI Trees can be transplanted at any '

vegetation v Fourth found thereon (common names, and botanical if known). found in the markets that looked at time, if the roots are not mangled or
state character of
the subsoil
or,other excavations. so as known as indicated by wells all like growing.A dried, if the ground be or be made

Fifth, what is considered a fair average crop of-- on land like this, if friend of mine traveling in a sufficiently moist, but probably the
well and intelligently cultivated? foreign land, knowing my weakness best time is just before they begin to

Sixth, state whether fertilizers are used and if so what fertilizers have been for such things, among other seeds make a new growth, just as the buds
found most effective and profitable in the
cultivation of the -in question. sent a few of these large nuts. I a begin-to show the first signs of rem -

TAKING SAMPLES FOR ANALYSIS. not_able_to say what land they claimas newed activity. The last half of

} All that is needed for this purpose is a spade and some receptacle, like a dry their home. At any rate two of f January is probably the best time in

water bucket, to receive the samples of soil. These should be taken from ten or the lot came up in due time, and very South Florida, though young trees
should be places evenly from trees distributed over fallen the tract of land selected. These places strange to say one of these had a can be set advantageously at other
away stumps,
logs or special accumulations
ing wood, as such places often show more than average fertility. After decay bunch of blooms at two years old- periods. -

removed from: the surface soil all sticks, decaying leaves, etc.. thrust the spade having into Little did I think of the bloom stick The young grove can be plowed -
the soil to the full length of the blade and take up the earth which naturally comes ing and being fertilized, and so I paidno more deeply than after the trees get
with it. This will leave a smooth surface from which a thin slice of earth can be attention to it whatever-when well established. Skimover the ground
taken, being careful to take this slice of the
should be emptied into the water bucket, and same similar thickness throughout. This passing my pet tree, one day many near the trees at all times. Before

, way from all the ten or fifteen places selected over the samples whole tract.taken in After the these same weeks later to my great surprise, I they come into bearing give the first

samples are thus collected a number of newspapers should be spread upon a table saw a large bur the size of one's, fist, plowing in February. Apply the
and the contents of the bucket poured thereon. These samples should then be and about the first of September i it fertilizer in a circle a few feet wide

course mixed together the object with of this the hand is to so get as a to fair secure as uniform a mixture as possible. Of opened, exposing to sight four enor around the tree, but not too close, and

tract, and that to the depth to which cultivation average usually sample extends.of the After soil of the the whole mously large brown nuts. A one- mix it thoroughly with the soil with

are thus thoroughly mixed, a tin can,a pound baking powder can answers samples well year-old graft also bore nuts this the hoe. Harrow and hoe occasionally

should be filled therefrom, and a label bearing the date, place and name very of the, season. sufficiently often to keep theo

person to taking the State the Chemist sample, at and Tallahassee.wrapped securely in strong paper and sent by express One was selected and quartered s crust broken, the surface soil mellow

as to let the family all have I and keep down too
As soon as the soil boxes are obtained which are designed a taste, rampant growth
a sample of the soil to the depth of three feet exactly as it exists to take in nature and contain, these and on this one particular point there of grass and weeds until the rainy

boxes will be sent out with special instructions as to the method of taking the was decidedly a united interest; all 1 season commences. Then mulch
pIes for the exhibit. These samples will, of course, be taken from the same plot of wanted to test the eating quality of f heavily, after applying a good supply
ground as sent for
samples analysis. the new comer. Some said it was of fertilizers that contain a full supply

NORMAN ROBINSON, State Chemist. good; others splendid, just like those of the elements plant ood. In

The State Chemist gives a few analyses which he has already made from our old home in Virginia. I November plow, removing the mulch
follows as was in from about the and
: very muchdisappointed: mine, trees incorporating -
I IQ IxA for i it was exceedingly rough like a it with the soil as much as pos-
aq qo coq persimmon or almond. I could not sible. I
1-1 IM.2 ..+W. a:: 11I0 understand the difference until a week Bearing groves should have a liberal (I

S -011/:0' A: .. '-;A a etc: later, when wilted, we ate another, application of bone and potash in December & I

All Boll satnples to the are depth taken ot from nine surface inches 0 m iQ W e E-fe.!II :! e and surely it was among the finest complete fertilizers in the U

..S,- ,.places-in from not a less tract than of ten land dlll'erent ot five =0 i a c 1M e'f" 2:3 q QO-: A nuts I had ever had the pleasure to spring and in June. "Do not strive E m

'- '{. to ten acres omitting any spots :aS .8... = IIQ =1M d. a: .3 taste, extremely rich and nutty, andas for absolutely clean culture, but keep
that from color, texture or other g e 2 i : 0 .g0e4 sweet as possible for be. <
i i Z a nut to things in fair the ad-
reason seems to differ from the orb G d, Q s :? pretty shape, is
average character. g f ... n = g. The secret of my first disappointment vice of prosperous and successful lemon -
.... a CIS Vp"at.
o .. ,- o. /Xj E4e Q 0..._CIS'Q a Q =11/0 was in eating a portion of the inner growers. Grass and weeds do not
":iff E /Xj :1-.E ":1 e c:> lining of the shell which
o-- 2 ":1 = was very injure a grove much by drafts upon
OUWn SB g 003 g w rich in tannin giving it that the
n o 0 unpleasant fertility of the soil, but rather by
Insoluble matter silica(sand) silicates etc.... 9' .W711 95.4400 95 0742 85.606: 96.0030 puckery taste. So at this writing exhausting its moisture, and by preventing

h111ca Potash soluble(K%0))sodium............carbonate............(.Na....Co...)....... 1.sro.0627: .3840.0223 1.0))0) 28400 .4031 I t eel sure of their success as a No. i the absorption by the soil
Soda(Nat 0)) ........................... ......... 0226 .(X)64) kXS(: ) .09.E .OHiO chestnut.At of dews
Lime(Ca 0)) ..................... ................. .0x37 .'100 .0088 .0277 .0084 light rains and the moisturein
Magnesia (Mg 0)) ................................ .re... .0200 .00.01(5 6 .2080 .0624 two years the tree attains a the atmosphere. In the latter part
Drown oxide of manganese (Mn2 03)) .......... .<<184 ......... .. ..... .0802 .01'5 height of to nine feet
eight and all
0310 ... ..... of the be beneficialeven
Oxide of Iron (FeZ 03))....................... .... .6781 .2190 season they may
Alumina (A1203) ......... ................ 1.3U3 .3100 .2884 146;J .3402 sure to bear if the tips are cut back by checking the of
.8842 growth
Phoephorlo acid (P203): ).......... .............. .1445 .8131 .6950 sappy
ulphurio acid S (3))................... ......... .0106 .oon.Z1 .16&> .2685 .1175 the previous autumn. The quality is the trees and causing them to hardenfor
Carbonic Water and acid organic(CO2)matter).............. ............... ....... ... .... ..._.0096.... .1721.038i .0186.0180 not only good but they are, like the their winter's rest. Long lived

Nitrogen... ................except.........nitrogen............ 2.:100.iOO 8.0800.1&X 2.3910.08UQ f 6.079.2608< 2.1300.1100 chinquapins I have raised in this trees should not be hurried too much

Total.................... ........................ 99.9-174 99 9859 100.0101 99.9817 State, entirely free of wormsneverhave for their permanent good. Frequent
l00.X)9( ) seen even a sign of this
terror to shallow stirring of the surface soil
HTdroscopio moisture in air dried soil ........
Temperature of drySng...................... .. OO.Co 2.5000 30.t.1ro Co 30.1.2460 Co 32.S 3.3600 Co 29.4 6808 Co the Northern or American sweet nut.I gives a dry mulch that will absorb
Atm08pherlc saturation at time ot drying..... 62 62 62 68 52 bud this nut on the native chin moisture from the atmosphere by night

To popularize this table the State Chemist quapin and it makes a splendid growth, and prevent the sun from sucking the
decimal figures and it will explains thus : Remove ,the and such a crop of nuts. Well, I water from the under !oil by day. It
give the number of
pounds a million. In the
Lake City soil for instance prefer to say nothing about that part also prevents the tender rootlets of the
according to Johnson's rule, are 627 pounds of potash in a million; and of it, but will say that I have about trees from crowding to the surface to
((4,000,000 pounds of soil on an acre to one foot 3,000 of these trees which I to be scorched the heat thus
in depth) there is four times expect by keeping
as much in
an acre, or 2,508 pounds. .
set to
grove the coming winter, and hem at a more desirable depth.


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5" If the soil is covered with mulct Prune, if necessary, yet very judiciously with the probability, judging from our groves in great numbers are being
during the spring drouth the mulch will and not to excess. Removeall progress the past four years, that as made year by year, and the industrynow
absorb the dews and other moisture dead or stunted growths. If pos our trees get older and we improveour seems to be on a sure foundation.The .

needed by the trees, hence apply the sible, use the knife in time to avoid fruit with increasing experience, acreage appears destined to in-
mulch at the beginning of the rain) removing large limbs. our superior soil and climate will enable crease rapidly, and soon lemon grow-
season to protect the ground from the The trees should be set twenty feel us to. develop a class of fruit that ing will be a predominant industry in
fierce heats of summer. Plowing it ir apart each way, either in square or'iu will not only be superior to our present suitable locations, and with the numerous -

in November, when the mulch is partially quincunx order, as you may prefer.. products, but by far excelling that other industries that: are rapidly
decayed, will save the soil and The first method gives 109, the other produced in any part of the world. developing, there will be no ques-
roots from the acid fermentation produced 123 trees per acre. It will be well Here suitable lands are cheap and tion in regard to securing competenceand

i by green crops, and will gradually .. to set some rows a few feet further abundant, the cost of making a groveis wealth in Florida, a State of immense -
and for the of comparatively light and we need capabilities and attractions.
improve the texture fertility apart to give room passage ...
of the soil, as well as increase its capacity teams in harvesting f when the trees wait but three or four years before SHERMAN ADAMS.
to retain moisture and fertilizers,, have become full grown. beginning to receive returns. Lemon Gabriella, Fla., Sept.29. 1892.
soon transforming them to a condition The lemon contains the greatest growing also adds an important indus- It is difficult to give the shipmentsof
favorable to plant growth. amount of citric acid just before it try to the developing resources of lemons, as they are generally counted

The great lack of most Florida soil: reaches maturity. It then has a waxy, Florida. with the oranges.-ED.

is in vegetable matter. Muck, if of; translucent appearance and will soon Though the old seedling Florida

good quality, composted with potash,;, change to its golden yellow. The flavoris lemon has some merits, it is virtuallya '
bone and cottonseed meal, etc., or i if then the most acute and is what the thing of the past. Commercially, it
broken down with lime and decom market demands. Transfer:it from the never did amount to much. The first utt's Pills

posed with an admixture of stable manure grove to your Northern customers as important steps in the development of
or vegetable matter, makes ai soon as possible. Clip when perfectlYdry. new and improved varieties date from
& excellent dressing. Grass and leave: Handle more carefully than you 1874, when General H. S. Sanford To purge tho bowels doe not make
them In
them regular bat leaves worsecondition
' and oak bushes make an excellent would eggs. Select and wrap only the secured seeds, buds and plants from than before. Tho liver la
r mulch. If cowpeas are planted in the very finest if you desire good prices the best groves on Mediterranean the the seat of trouble,and

grove for shade and mulch they should and a reputation for choice fruit. Reject shores and had them developed in his THE REMEDY

be cut just as the pods are forming anc every imperfect lemon, everyone own grove near Sanford, Fla., under must act on it. Tntta Liver Pill stet
lie on the ground and decay: They that has a cut, a bruise or mark of a the attentive and intelligent care of the directly that organ causing:a Cree
should never be plowed under whil< thorn, as such will color badly. Pack Rev. Lyman Phelps, whose name as flow_are of always bile,without constipated.which Price the bowel 23e*

reen. Few, however, advise planting tightly and only one size in a box. a fruit culturist is held in high regardby Sold EverywfcGree
, peas in a grove.Whatever Stencil neatly. Make everything as every one interested in the devel-
Office 140 to 144 Washington St. N. Y.
: ,
course may be adoptee attractive as possible. Hasten their ment of Florida's choicest fruits. Then

with orange trees, lemons should be shipment in lots of twenty or more and there commenced the process of "MORE TESTIMONIALS"for
trained to branch very low. Let the boxes, and see that they are en route selection, of choosing the best and -
-- number of machinessold
limbs touch the ground if they will for their destination without broilingfor blending the choicest varieties with a .. same than any other hatchetb1AD&

The lemon tree should be as broad as: hours in the hot sun. Ship onlyto scientific skill that have given us the ation at DecAtur euta.eooe.afnlopen,Illinois ra
high, and resemble a well made haycock reputable firms. Do not compete excellent improved lemons of to-day. with chicks a200 hatched eRR capacity at. one Reliable time

in shape. You have no businessto with yourself by shipping to. two or The height of excellence to whichour G stamps InCUbatorA.8eDd for new illustrated*%
get under the limbs with the plow, more firms in the same city. A whole fruit will attain by continuing the catalogue. Address,
and but very rarely with the hoe. The neighborhood could advantageously process of selection it is impossible to Reliable lncabator&BrooderCo.Qafncyf in.

fertilizer should be scattered evenlyall ship to one firm. Expensive curing predict, but as most of the fruits, The fllACHINEIir

S around the tree, and mostly outside houses are found to be unnecessary cereals and vegetables of importanceto I B' 0 R E succeeding and TOOLS hi this fa business-also the world foe
the limbs. Have no fear but that the for the growers. The lemons get their civilized man have been developedfrom : Horse Powers,

55 roots will get its Fertilize to a distance shade and their sweat, in part, whileon very unpromising ancestors by WELLS Steam ,
equal to the height of the tree. their way to market. Dealers at ages of selection and culture, we have I Pumps&Valves,

Do not pile your fertilizers about the the North who have curing rooms will excellent reason to expect the most DRILL Iron Pipe Honest and and reliable.WeD wart
trunks of the trees; better broadcast il complete the curing better than you magnificent results. assured.plies. Catalogue mailed Ii-...

over the ground. The feeding mouths: can. You also gain time, which is Already, from a mere nothing, for WELLS LOOMIS&NYMAN TUTFLN. OHIO.POTTLlTZEl '
of the trees are at the ends of the little often money. very few boxes of lemons were hlpped

! rootlet Fertilize evenly if you wish The best foreign lemons come from from Florida until since the advent ol [! BROS: FRUIT CO IP'Y
in Messina Catania and Sor- lemons the ,
your tree to be symmetrical shape Palermo, the improved during past
and all parts equally vigorous, for il rento. About two million boxes are few years, the lemon industry as-
seems probable that each branch has shipped to this country annually, suming encouraging proportions. his FLORIDA ORANGESA

its corresponding root, upon which it mostly to New York, where they are estimated that" ----- boxes were I SPECIALTY.
depends for its supplies of nutrition. sold at auction at an average price of shipped the past year and a large cropis I
Keep your trees growing vigorouslyfrom $2.50 per box, though varying from being shipped this season. Lemon.: Population 3O,000. LJHi 11YE AE, INDIANA.(

early spring to September by $1 to $10, according to quality and --- -
liberal fertilization and judicious cultivation scarcity. The ,average number per CAUTION.-Beware ordf'alensub-
stltntlng shoes without\V. L.Douglas
; then let them struggle with box is 300 to 360. The freight is but name and the price stamped fraudulent on bottom analsubject W L DOUGLAs
grass and weeds and harden for their eighteen cents per box, not half the bach substitutions to prosecution are by law for I .

winter's rest until the November plow charges we have to pay from Jackson. taming false money pretences.under Ob.S3 FOR
5 ing. Make sure that the trees are not ville. Three fourths of the crop reaches S HOE GENTLEMEN.

troubled with wet feet; thorough drainage this country between the first of March ,e L A genuine sewed .boe Ihat will Det rip,J1DeCalt.
flexible,more comfortable styllsa
and a sweet, mellow soil that the and the last of August, and employsa 1 + seamless and durable smooth than Inside any other shoe ever sold at the pries
custom-made shoes costing from 14 to$3.
air can penetrate are imperative requisites large fleet of vessels. Their losses s 14'' V T'he Equals only 93.OO taboo made with two eosaplste
Boles,securely sewed at the outside edge(AS shown la cut),
of satisfactory growth. Do from decay are often very heavy. ; .; .;frC which gives double tb wear of cheap welt shoes sold at the
not starve, do notover feed your trees. The chief advantages possessed by pl 6* ",;f I same to.narrow price,for strip such of easily leather rip.on baring the edge only,and one whsaooosi sole sewed

Either is injurious. Be neither a miser foreign growers over Floridians are : ? _. :. w, S 1, WOrD The through two olesof are worthleq.the\VL.DOUGLAS 93.00 Sboe
nor a spendthrift with your grove. established groves, cheaper labor, IC "' 55 r when worn.as through they willneverrlporroosenfroimtheuppsr.can be repaired as many times asleoessarr.

Fungoid growths, scale, insects, greater experience in growing and a 1 S Purchasers,should of consider footwear the desiring superior to qualities ecoaom1IiO -
parasites or other diseases may affect marketing, and cheaper transportation. br t i, of these shoes,and not be Influenced
iJ tfex, to buy cheap welt shoe*sold at tlOO.
your trees. Exterminate the cause of baTtDI oD11 ap : :
y them.V; Ii. UpesOranLAodoma '.
trouble by the most approved methods. Their disadvantages are: longer trans- Q .Sewed.. and 193.50 3 I'ID.PolJ-e Calt.B&D4 and Tana
Eradicate the cause, whatever it may portation, greater risk of decay, more ;. en S .. 0 Fine Calf I t)2.'i3
N Worklnrmen'stBoys
and 8l.00:
be, in the very first stages. Remem expensive land, more difficult preparation ---- .OO andVouthVff.TA '
ber, also, that the vigorous tree will of the soil, more labor and material 1h.., = .OO Hand 8cbooiBboM Sewed;i 8'J.flO.Ladies
disease when the winter and smaller HISlSTIIE .. ;x 4 Mliirsr
be proof against for protection 1J1: "- 8l7f'D-
1' --
will Therefore I -'... .-- ,. .,. ,. .' .... Sa :;.5. ., :=
weakly yield. keep trees. .:-if!:';:" ': ..H' ." ; .? : ." ..<.,:,. O, ht: :-'" &D4&I'c1 Of zacu;
$; ..
them vigorous but do not apply too Our encouragements are not only : ;. r EWOoiD;.;
in fertilizer let the under which they : '" ,. .
much nitrogen your ; disadvantages WlXiI .. .. !':. + ......, .. :
410.. ""'-
the excess, if there T>e any, be of pot. labor, but also the superior quality of I alp : /<; 'h :'11
ash. Do not mangle the roots; do not our choicest improved varieties, suchas j ieaSBBBBBB BBBBJBSBBBVSPi
stir the ground too deeply, too frequently the Villa Franca, the Belair Pre I Will V/r1tef .cat.lopo.. sale t*If shoe no'dealers for salela and your reaeral place merchants cI d'r, *.wiere f.SSSIt I Bare
or at wrong seasons. mium, the Sicily and perhaps others, BoJ stating"' n kind, .10..4 or width wanted. Postage free. W. L. Doagias ,

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VoLVL" "Agriculture is the, Basis of Wealth No..42 L

Cheapened Transportation. I country, the North did not have its Breaking Away From the One- last Legislature to remove the soft .
.. The U. S. Treasury Department great chain of lakes, with a current 1 Crop System. nipple from the mouths of the suck .
I flowing from Wisconsin to New York, Agricultural have been lings on muleback and change their
has issued a report on the internal papers busy
I and the Mississippi Valley its great pointing out the errors of this reck- diet to ore of palmetto grubbing.
commerce of the United States for the trunk river, flowing from Minnesota less way of conducting the one crop Both the mule and the rider are getting
year 1891. The following extract to Louisiana, with affluents pouringinto system. The thoughtful planter is thin in flesh and long for the green &'}
furnishes much interesting and valuable it the waters of the Alleghanieson deeply absorbed now as to how he is pasture out of which they were turned. if*
Information: one side and of the Rocky Mountains to plan for the next year's crop. Orlando Reporter ,
The report of the Interstate Commerce on the other, it is not probablethe Around me here in East Feliciana .
Commission for the year ending reduction of rail rates would have parish there has been more hay saved "History gives a strange reckoningfor
June 30, 1890, states that the railwaysof. gone lower than the figures of 1878 than at any period of our history, these boys. Over against one city w
the country carried in that year 1.4 cents per ton per mile; and the more barns have gone up and mowing boy who reaches like places, ten country **
636,441,000, tons of freight and 492-' country would have paid that rate instead machines are getting to be common,
000,000; passengers, and that they re of .941 of a cent on the 636- and the demand for hogs to begin boys go to Congress; twelve go on
ceived for the service rendered over 441,617 tons of freight carried in raising meat is getting lively. Takingall the bench; ten become Governors of %
$1,000,000,000, of which sum $730 1891. x things into consideration, we have States; ten come to the head of great $
000,000 was for freight. If we add The difference estimated on the en- reached the bottom-and some have business enterprises. Not a single city m
to this one-seventh for the estimated tire freight mileage (76,257,047,298)would seen it a little earlier than others bred boy has yet been elected President A..
amount paid for water carriage, we have been $342,000,000. That that's all.-Southern Live Stock of this republic. This, to me, v
have an aggregate of $1,140,000,000as the country owes this saving on its Journal. makes the farm supreme. In legisla "
the annual cost of the carrying ser- interior freight traffic for a single tion, either'State.. or Federal, it may r r''
vice of the country. The figures ex year to the friendly protection of its Dinner Buckets First strike blow for blow, and one better.
hibit the vast magnitude of our in- water ways is the opinion of all who Judge Gresham, who is just out for But the knowing of its might should teriortraf5c; which vast as it is, at have made the relation between water Mr. Cleveland, is said to be very popular make it serene. Indeed, he who is
the present rate of increase, doublesin ways and railways a subject of careful with the working men of the I conscious of a just cause and an, adequate Ji
sixteen and a half:years; and they study. Indeed, intelligent railroadmen West, by reason of his famous decis- force inclines to be generous." f r. ..
suggest that if there is a field that themselves virtually admit it in ion known as the "tin-bucket" decis- -N. W. Agriculturist. tyA
urgently<< invites.measures of economy, their discussions of the question. it'n.Vhen Jay Gould wrecked the r
it is.the one covered,by these colossal Wabashoad and a district judge ap- complaint has been filed with ((3
figure. The same official;, report I Crop Reports. pointed a receiver with orders to pay the Interstate Commerce Commission
states that the average cost of' carry- Commissioner of Agriculture L. B. the deferred interest to bondholdersfirst against the Southern and Union Pacific ,
ingjrcight for all roads was .941 ,centpttftona Wombwell this week issued the Octo- Circuit Judge Gresham, over- railway companies that will excite interest ';J
mile. This is $t I 29 for ber Bulletin from his department. The ruled the district judge and appointed everywhere. It is charged that :'
iaopjnilcs,.the distance. between St. reports from the different counties are another receiver "with orders to pay these railroads carried the delegatesfrom
Louis and Boston and between St. not very encouraging as to the crop the men carrying dinner-buckets first. California to the Republican and
Louis. an&! New Orleans. But the prospects. The major portion of the The employes' wages were then long Democratic National conventions at
,high-water.,river rate from St. 'Louis counties report excessive rains, which past due. This decision was the about one-half the regular prices, and
New in have done so much damage to cotton of the ,'tin bucket "
to Orleans 1891 was' only! origin brigade, that they compelled the People's party
$2.20" 'a,too for the entire distance- I that the crop will hardly pay for its which paraded the streets 'of Chicagoin National convention to pay the regular
less than one fifth of the average: rail cultivation. The harvesting of the the interest of Gresham's nomina- price for tickets, altnough there were .
charges for a similar,service. hay crop has been greatly retarded by tion four years ago. Gresham was a more of them than were carried to
The very considerable influence of the wet season. In Baker county corn brigade commander in the Federal either of the other conventions. What
the country's,interior water lines of and potatoes are rotting in the field, army.-Mobile 'Register. the complaint in this} case wants de-
carriage in the economy of domestic and the rivers are fuller than they have cided is whether railroads have a right
distribution is strikingly attested by been since 1882. In Bradford county, Road Law.A under the present laws to thus dis- "
the reduction of carrying rates on the the great strawberry section of the writer in your paper of Saturdaylast criminate against, a part of their pa- }
railroads. In 1868 it cost a bushel of State, the plants are being drowned. expresses great dissatisfaction with trons, and a good many others will be '
wheat 42 j cents to go by rail from Columbia and Hamilton counties report the present road law, and pines to go equally interested in the decision. ,.
Chicago to New York, the rate by1 great ravages among hogs by back to the good old days when peoplewere -i .
water (lake and canal) being 22 cholera, nearly seventy-five per cent "yanked" up and made to walk Several specimens the fruit of the ;,
ce-ntsj in 1874 it cost 283s cents, the of them having succumbed to the dis three or four miles to work on a road Sugar Apple have recently been
rate by water being 14 cents; in 1878 ease. Rice, wherever planted, is leading to some one's orange grove or brought to'town, though, at present, i '
it i _cost ij4 cents, the rate by water doing fairly well. In many of the truck garden-and there ending! But they are not raised in sufficient quan-
being 9 cents; and in 1888 it cost 14} orange growing sections the excessive now that these private roads are left tities to become a feature of our mar
cents,'the rate by water being 6 cents. rains have caused much fruit to split. to be worked by the individual owners kets. Of all fruits the Sugar Apple "v'
In l 868 the average rate charged on Gadsden county's tobacco crop is'veryfine. that are far removed from county roads, is thought most of in Key West, and
eighteen leading roads for carrying The aggregate yield is estimatedat a howl goes up indicating that something other localities where it grows. It
freight was.2 453 cents per ton per 1,500,000 pounds, a large proportion has been caught by the sudden comes at a time when few, if any,
mile,in 1874 it was 1.75 cents; in of which is wrapper. There is, slamming of a gate. The former road fruits ripen, and is very delicious. V.
1878 it was 1.4 cents; in 1888 it was however, little movement in the cropas law authorized some lazy fellow to ride There are several small bearing trees
,.874 of a cent; and in 1891 it was yet. The farmers, almost univer- over his road district and appoint a on Indian River, and ,the ease with r.
.94f of a cent. sally, in the cotton growing section number of roadmasters, who were re- which they are grown from the seed 1 i
The increise in the number of signify their disposition to abandon quired-under heavy penaltiestopaint should result in a number being raised fy
roads in the period indicated and the cotton as a money crop. and put up signs to all cross in well protected localities. The tree Is "
sharp competition between them has The percentages, as compared with roads, summons all persons within a deciduous, and will stand one or two
no doubt had something to do with 1891, are as follows: Upland cotton; certain limit to work on these"roads," degrees of frost without injury. They .
this steady reduction from nearly 24 58; sea island, 46;; sugar cane, 100; while the lazy fellow on horseback or are entirely too delicate to stand ship- *
cents per ton per mile in 1868 to less rice, 101; sweet potatoes, 96; field muleback did all the collecting from ment to a distant market, but near at ,
than; i cent per ton per mile in 1891.. peas,, 95; peanuts, 102; hay, 103;. oranges cash down men, fines, etc., puttingall home can be raised and sold at a profit. r
But the roads are not to be credited 62; lemons, 73; limes, 80; such money into his own pocket, -I. R. Advocate. ; ,
with the whole of it; an influence out. grape fruit, 72, bananas, 89; guavas, I leaving all the duped roadmasters to -If &
side them has had no little to do in 104.-Floridian. 'I hold the bag, in the vain expectationthat If you :feel weak ,
the matter, and that influence is the i aHartford' the lazy man on muleback would and all worn out take
competition' of the water lines.; If Achl Pbo., hat.;' I return before the millennium day and
fhcre werea pO- water 'lines in the Dyspepsia and For dl Indigestion iie as Incident, th..r to._ pay them!" It was really cruel in the BROWN'. IRONS BITTERS''
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law is November i to March x*' Quails, F ANIcLkIN SYSTEfll OF IlRIGATION.
Three years ago a peddler came to partridges and turkeys, November ito
.:Palatk'a selling what he called Chinese March i. Fire hunting, snaring THE MOST EEDHDMIEAL RELIABLE AND EFFICIENT.In .
water lilies. These plants may be I and trapping, fish traps, wanton des:
seen growing in tubs of water in !truction of fish prohibited. Informers 'Use Since 1888in
almost every yard in the city. By some receive half the fines, the common
means they got a foothold in the school fund the other half.-Orange Orange Groves and Vegetable Gardens in size from six acres to one

river where they have flourished until County Reporter. hundred and seventy-five acres.I .

great floating beds of them, may be Capt. \V. C. Nutt, Orange county'stax have perfected, and tested by use, an arrangement of light steel
seen in many places on the river for collector, and his assistants have tubes as a substitute for the perishable hose.
many miles up and down that stream. completed the statistics of the agricul-
A beautiful floating garden of these ;tural products of the county for 1891. JAMES FRANKLIN,
i aquatic curiosities lodged itselfagainst The total value of farm product, _Mont rerde, Flag
t the Florida Southern warehouse a fruits, truck, stock, poultry, etc., was
day or two ago, giving the employes $1,522,802. First in importancecomes JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.,
of that establishment a magnIficentiscene with
orange industry 682,908
of the myriads of fragrant blue bearing trees, the product from whichwas GROCERS AND COMMISSION i MERCHANTS
1 lilies that are just now in season.- 758,815 boxes, valued at $755- ,
Palatka Herald. 290 The nonbearing trees numbered
Our hunters were in good luck last : 731,961. Next in importance comes DEALERS IN-

i week at th opening of the hunting ,grape culture, the 484 acres being Coal Grain Wines
Hay Tobacco
Liquors Etc.
t Cigars
.season. A small party, consisting of valued $148,525. The number of ,
i: Jasper and George Brown, Frank horses was 1,637, valued at $145,550; .JACKSONyXLLE r: F'LA.
1 0 Jordan, Fate McDaniels and a few mules 482 head, valued at $45,541. \
. I others got a large bear and two fine In the vegetable line tomatoes rank PRICE LIST OF WHISKEY.

fa does, all shot within two miles of town. first, with 252 acres, the product of Parker..............;....................81 75: J.Martin Bye.$3'OO
Brown shot the bear Thursday which crates valued at Orange Valley........................... 2 00 Virginia Glades .............. ......... 4 00
George was 17,731 ..... .....................
Spring Valley. 2 50 Old Bourbon... ....................... 5 00
4 near the Volusia road and justin 2822. Orange county raised, last North Carolina Corn................... 2 50 Kentucky SourMarih.... ....... ..,. .ft'OO:
the north of the second ham chickens turkeys and Clifton Club ..... .......... .... Old Baker................... ........*.. 5 00
, edge year 44,331 689 Montrose Velvet..................a 00
:* ,mock. On, Friday Jasper Brown shot 110,641 dozen eggs.-Orlando Re- Jugs Extra: One gallon,250.; two gallon 5oc.; three gallon,750. Remit.;bj post office,'novej
A E a doe about one mile south of the order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C.O.D. to dry tcwns.
porter. _
i A complete pnce list of Groceries and Wine List,sent free on application.
f t.. same point and on.Saturday ,Frank
Jordan shot a large doe near Greenwood Geo. S. Hacker & Son, JOHN CLARK:SON:& CO.
, Messrs. Brown and MANUFACTURERS
{ J Jordan will try the hunting-again next ... WE CAN TELL YOUHow
': week. We had Frank Jordan to thank .c

.\, for some fine venison for our Sunday CQ 01'o. to make good Fertilizers AT HOME "**
; *' larder.-Halifax Journal
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: 1 Pot hunters are, abroad-in the-.land,
:' andrdaity violations l of the game laws c Soft Phosphates

. are being enacted. The most rigid
't H enforcement of the existing statute is -C. Saving you $7.00 to $10.00 per ton on the prloeajrou
,I U a.duty the law officers owe to the peo c.o are now paying for Fertilizers.

J,! pie. Deer may be killed, in each .,. ., = jfc98.nd for Special Florida Circular giving directions for making
& oQ -' i. cg
j fi county, for four months of the year,
;A said four months to be designated by v Fruit and Truck Fertilizers.W. .

'ft .,i;the respective commissioners whose And Building M'eterlal.CHARLESTON .
; in S. POWELL & CO., Chemical Fertilize Manufacturers,
dirty :it is to publish same some
\ ,. s. C. aoa to we Bowl/- wharf, BALTIMORE, MD.

a S THREE a STYLES.DVS ; imUnhAll Spading ENTERPRISE O.10 S3.0Q, roil CHOPPIHOSausage

Harrow Heat, >Vines
jTwtuomu vSf The Be t all around Rotary Harrow sad PulTerlzer.I Xea ,- craWle1J1Itt: ,
*9a* EPfL Mrt for Fall plowed land, Stubble, Vine'arde Meat C Chopper { ;
. ) and Peach Orchard Leaves no IIyapep HadPCheKs'
: farrow or ridge. Angle of teeth adjustable., Send : Chicken Salad Huh,
for Catalogue. Mention thin Paper. Address 'TI N N E D.- t Chicken Croquettes

D.SJORGflH&CO.Brockport.N.Y.WANTED. The DnIn\ the Wer1a. # Tripe for Codfish Poultry,clam, Scrap, Lobsters Cora Meat for,

! For Sale by the. Fritters, aWe BreadHardware
Trade. for Bread Crumbs,

1 Send for Catalogue I Cocoanut Horse Radish,VanillaBeans
CALADIUM or CO..... making Beef Tea for
1 : Entfirprisi HTg ., Inrallds, Pulverizing
LARGEST SUB, IN FIVE TO TWENTY-FIVE BARREL LOTS. Third A Dauphin Sts., Potatoes Crackers,,&cif Xashinf.
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Pekin Ducks and Eggs;also Bronze Turkeysand .1. makeany animal.*at and grow fat. They have TO SHIPPERS OF FRUIT : *
-. Definite exchange offers inserted free. State McNeil Peas for sale. Mrs. W. H. MANN, on equal for chickens and are a sure cure for salt -WANTED-
what you have and what you want. Mannville, Fla. 10-13-51 sick cattle. For sate everywhere in Florida. .
Sample peckages sent by mail for 35 cents. W Lemons, Oranges Grapes, :Peaches,
,Open to subscribers only FROZEN OUT FRUIT GROWERS will find G.TILGHKAN, Palatka, Fla. 8-25-13t Apples, Berries, Green and
frost proof: fruit lands in the Pabor
EXCHANGE Lake Colony. Wnte far particulars to W. E. and other Dried Fruits. '
FOR -65 City Lots and jo acres of SEE THEM GROW-Those Pear
r in Jacksonville Fla., value$5,000, will be PABOR, Manager, Avon Park, Fla. io-i3-tf trees,etc. Pierson is getting ready for Will pay cash. Send for a Daily Bulletin.
f exchanged all or part for property in Leesburg the fall trade. Prices now restdy. SUMMIT M. E. BALLARD & CO.
Fla.. or vicinity. Will pay some cash difference Seasoned Orange Box IIeads. NURSPRIES, D. L. Pierson. Monticello, Fla. ,
b. on good paying property. Address P. O. Box We carry more dry lumber than any mill in 8t19tAVOID General 3449 Cottage Grove Ave.,Chicago, HI.,
226. Leesburg, Lake County Fla."CENTAWORD" the and are prepared to fill orders for box Produce Commission Merchants and
Southl Shippers. _
large DISASTER-Use Perfection Rein 7-a8-6mo
quantities at short notice. Dry
Flooring, Ceiling and Sidinga TILGU prevents horses switching over .
COLUMN. MAN-WILSON Co..Palatka Fla. i2tOTRAWBERRY thelines. Agents and dealers coin money. Sample B. PRESLEY & CO.,
7-21 .
$1, with circulars. ANDREW V. CALLAHAN,
: To insure Insertion ia this column, advertisements PLANTS-Send for price list General Manager,Salem, Ohio. 8-ii-iot LEADING -

must be accompanied by the JULIUS SCHNADELBACH Grand Ala.WALL .
Advertisements FOR SALE-7,000 Orange, Lemon and Grape
must not exceed fifty words. .-J9t. __,__________________
Postage Stamps received in ___________________ Buds; all budded on sour stock and f
Count every word including payment.name and address. PAPER-Cheaper than any house in trained to stake. Write for prices. J. H.TURN- OF THENORTHWEST
LET, Lake Weir Fla. 8-i8-i2t
state. Sam and instructions
pies, prices ,
free,by mail T. P. ROBINSON, W. Bay street PIG EONS
15 FANCY -Bought,sold and exchanged. ST. PAUL MINN.
ORANGE| SIZBRS-Ayer's Perfected-has no _
Jacksonville, Fla. 3-24-6m for what you want. Stamp for reply.
to break or get out of order. Address
ALFRED AVER Lake Weir, Fla., or Florida Fruit CTAWBERRY PLANTS -Clouds, Hoflmans, LLOYD GRANT, Lady Lake, Fla. 72352tKIAIE POTTLITZER BROS./ FRUIT oiPY;
Exchange,Jacksonville. io-20-St Noonans and Crescents. "Strong plants now ,
eadv. Send for prices. CLARK LEWIS, Hampon -.
FAMILY.COWS, Heifers and Butter for sale Fla. 7-28-131
SCH&ADBR, Waverly Farm,Tallahassee. FLORIDA ORANGESA
10202tT your old family Bibles; make them at

ECONTE, Keiffer, Wilder and Idaho Pear REPAIR as new. DaCosta Printing and Publishing SPECIALTY.
** Trees Kelsey and Marianna Plums, &c. House, Jacksonville Fla.DOONE'n .
Large lot of Mariannas for Budding and Graft Population
Ingon hand. Will sell cheat). Address Florida EARLY, fine in quality; the earliest 30.000. .
in use. Limited of trees. Au
orange supply
Nursery, T. M. PULESTON, Monticello. Fla.
rautium of 1866.
10-20-41 Pomelo. Mr. Clauser Longwood,
received returns in February from Barber& Co..
ClUCKS FOR SALE-Brown Leghorns. Black, Chicago: Common Pomelo, net, $1.23: ; Auranti- UNEQUALLED INTone EDWARD ROBERTS,
Langshans and Plymouth Rock" ,itn, $2.30. Some fine trees. Also,large Tardifl
{5.00 per trio; old fowls, $7.00. ALBERT FRIES buds on sour. JAMES MOTT, Orlando Nursery.7218w ,Touch,Workmansli'p: g Durability AGENT FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE
St. Nicholas. -
FOR SALE Whipporwill pees, per bushel, f.c. Baltimore 22 and 24 East Baltimore Street.
SEEDS oC the "New Fin tor Commot. 3oc ., $2.00; Conch peas(limited quantity), per New York, 148 Fifth Ave. AND VEGETABLE.Prompt .
per by mail. WM. P. NEELD, Pinellas, pound, post paid, 2oc; Chufa seed, per pound, Washln on. 817Ma'ketSpaee Returns. Stencils on application.
Fla. post paid, peck, f. o. b., $1.50
10-20-4 35c; per ; pearl 226 and 228 North Delaware Are.
millet, per pound, post paid 350; four pounds.
GERMAN HARES for sale. Two to four dollars 11.25; ten pounds, f. o. b., $2.00. Send cash with JAMES STEPHENS & SONS. PHILADELPHIA. PA.
per C. T. !MCCROREY Titusville, Fla. order. EXCELSIOR SEED FARM, Keuka, Fla. \

Jo2.t; 2-4-tf WHOLESALE] W. H. BROWN & CO.,. .

MACARTNEY ROSE Plants and Cuttings make ORIDA'S advantages for small investments
evergreen fences. For sale. see "Real Estate Journal," Arcadia, Fla. 101 MAIDEN LANE, NEW YORK,
M.O'NEJLL. Fairbanks. Fla. 10-2ot $1.00 per year: sample, with state map 10 cents FRUIT tEAlkE,

SEVEN Young Hounds, six White: Embden l POR SALE-One second hand Washington 3uI2ml 347 and 340 Broadway, FLORIDA ORANGES. .
seven Gray Toulouse Geese and two I Hand Press for sale cheap at this office.
Peacocks for sale cheap by A. J. ADAMS, Manatee Write for mrticular .-t'-LBANY. NE'V YORI.c.
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TWO fine Hound Puppies, of best pedigree, ;
months old.teu dollars A. Faye "'a"e' ,
Fla. eo-'oat -
"7" :' : .
grow; off disease. Circulars and
testimonials. E. W. AMSDEN, Ormond, Fla.

104-3m HOW I>CWE>S arms CXA ':TOH YOU ?

'ITANTHDNewnan" Strawberry Plants. ,.
per Gto. H. IVA2IS l
Weirwlale, Marion County. Fla. I -3"21 Send us an order for 5 boxes Cream Fruit 01'R- NK CANTA'9Banta's 1
FOL' ALE-i.000 to 1,500 Strawberry and Sugar Pepsin Chewing Gum, and we will. -

board.Jo-n.t Pineapple THEODORE Slips.GIFFORD$7.00, Orlando per thousand, Fla.! on send :you a handsome Gloria Silk, eight steel rib al!" (, ; ..

Umbrella, either wood or silver handle, one that "i .
'UI are manufacturing* Soft Bone Phosphate'
analyzes 5 to 7 per cent- soluble phof you will be proud to carry. *
photic acid. This should commend it to every
fruit grower in the country. For composting it I
is unrivaled. Price and samples on application. Banta's Cream
Frait and
Correspondence solicited. THE COWLES & JORDAN Pepsin Gamis
!?*.TfT. .
IZFtt CO. -tow. Fla. 1
not equalled for fine chewing qualities, flavor, indigestion, etc. This offer is only good for
TANKs-G. SON, Palatka, Fla.,
of Cypress Tanks. Tubs and \ 90 days, merely as an advertisement to get our Gums more thoroughly introduced.
Vats. Large Water Tanks a specialty, for ra.l-
list.road and Irrigating purposes. Send for price Manufactured by j++. J. BA.L.VTA, Xixxi, Ohio. ,

FOR SALE Three hundred thousand Grape H. L. OWSENBERRV
5fc CO.
and one hundred ihou&nn'f Sour Scions ,
Very fine Prices very rea!onabV.<< S. M. Manufacturers and Jobbers of Find Candies. JACKSONVILLE FLA. -
STEPHENS, Lakeland, F'j.! 10-22-111 -

We will positively atop giving umbrellas with Cream Fruit and Pepsin Gum after NOT. 25, '9%. t


Every exhaustive test made by the largest and best known truckers and frolt raisers in the State clearly demonstrated that the various brands of
upon the market by the Paine Fertilizer specially prepared fertilizers placed ,
Co., of Jacksonville, Fla., give a better and healthier growth and have
decidedly superior, productive qualities. Our customers
to market the first and finest each season send
vegetable, always obtaining the cream of the high prices. This summer Mr. O. W. Bigolow. of Bushnell Fla. who
used ten tons of "Truck
Specialsent to this and to New York and our Farmers'
brought freight. Almost Boston markets the first ripe watermelons of the season, three of these cars seUlng at between t..:25 and 1375 each, whereas later melons
every well-known paper in the State referred to these melons and spoke of the superior quality of our fertilizers. We will further show scarcely
our office letters and account sales from New York and Boston commission houses to any one calling at
stating that these melons
the finest
best known were ever received so early in the season. One of the largest
growers in the State does not find the summer too hot to praise our fertilizers. and
Bead what llobt. C. :May, of Hocklodge, Indian River, says under date of September, 1892:
Thu Paine Fertilizer>.,J< DEAR SIRS-I applied ten tons of your Orange Food No. 1 older bearing trees last December had but little rain until few weeks .
; a I feel
crop than ever before. Some of fruit ago. assured that I have a heavier
trees with
my are bending over
so as to require propping. My trees are now free from red
trees did spider and rust mite, and during the long drouth
not wilt and drop their fruit as others did. My fruit is the prettiest I have er had. Yours etc. $ my

demonstrating Mr. J. M. that Watrous.our brands of Tampa, Fla., has used over 200 tons of our Special mixtures on his groves and gardens near Tampa, with highly satisfactory results,KOBEKT exhaustive C.tests MAY.clearly
gave greater production than any other fertilizers or combinations of agricultural chemicals.
discounts.None of This the we above can parties are in any way connected with our company as agents or otherwise Mr. Bigelow paying us $.i,O.00 for ten tons of our Truck Farmers Special without
prove at any time,or forfeit 500. an-
We have always been cutters in the market. Our business has increased
enormously while others have fallen off
as rapidly,our economical
facilities for
it handling
Impossible for others our goods
to making
compete with us in prices and in
Qur long experience the fertilizer business
mechanical condition. enabling us select only such goods as show the very highest analysis and best

The combinations of the various agricultural chemicals used in the formulas
for our Special brands are the results of
numerous exhaustive
tests made
with Florida
soils during the past fifteen and crops on Florida
years each season we have increased the of
quality our various
brands regulating them so that each
which it made mixture,would contain exactly what the
was for
required and that crop
so ingredients would become available at the
proper time thus enabling the farmer and fruit grower to raise larger crops with less uncertainty. S


it the best known regulator of soils a splendid insecticide and general lime fertilizer
sulphur and sulphate of ammonia. Price, f 7.00 ton.
During the past spring we placed on the market a brand of Ground Stock Food, of per
both in Charleston,8. C.,and Jacksonville. composed selected grains. finely ground,such as we have used for years past with marked success
We have this article the
on market at a low in order
price to
our customers the benefit of this
excellent food
Write for circulars giving full particulars with food value and testimonials. ,at a very low price.

marble We', kitchen are also utensils solo proprietors glass etc.of,the etc.Cleanio Circulars Manufacturing with directions Company and,a makers sample of"Cleanio."Cleanlo,""the furnished most wonderful free discovery of the age for polishing gold,silver,brats tin.zinc,plated ware x .
Write for upon application. Drop us a postal. Factory:183,1M, 160 and 168
us prices discounts and samples before E. Bar St.
purchasing. All will be in
quotations view of great rivalry and
MUT*youronUn. Address all communications to made with a view to meeting every possible competitor and should

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i SA."V Ih1II4L: : SU Pr..IES.
i We'are State We Have FREE! FREEE!! FREE!!!

Agents One n OJj.e HORSE HAY RAKES.

Horse We have bought the entire issue of
In stock.

i i BUCKEYEMOWERS : a r H t and G feet tread. Prof. Whitners Gardening in Florida;

44 i The 6 foot Is suitable -
Florida Central & peqinsular = for use In will mail a copy of same to all parties

RAILROAD I OO. A rompletfMoicer! 141m" "1. J ORANGE GROVES. sending us-$2.00 renewals or new
and _

Till FlQnldi Trunk Idqe Itrpatr on j'1m rlcell.tut ntFactory \Wrife for Prices.WE subscribers. "-

f -AND8HORT Remember you must send us
LINE $2.00 to entitle to this book
TO } A Full Line of Repair for Same.! you

i Acme Orange Grove and Two-Horse Pulverizing Harrows, the Boy
Im aMlUon to Ita lonr itablUhed connection C. W. DACOSTA, .
*with the North bj Dixie Cast Plows, and a full line of Farm and Agricultural Implements

1RlmJnctlon.....u., Uv and Oak FeniADdln,Cmllahan, ,J ek. of all descriptions. Agents for the Planet Jr. Horse and Hand Tools, sold PUBLISIIER.FREE .

Hu this Muon rt-op na4Hi at factory prices. Send for catalogues. !I
ftiDiifilli ill HcBlitilh Roiti.la ii i t I
connection with the 8? ,.* W.R. R.;thelabamsLMidland A Life Size Crayon Portrait of
and the L.A N.and the lines l
Uadlof from Chloaxo BU Louis, Kansas City yourself or friends, FREE. In
and the Morth' todVe...
order to introduce our work in
Through Cars from Cincinnati to
Jacksonville and Tampa. your section of the country wee

Jhsf 1.A.dul. Pull**.* SUfjnri. aU..'"- will for a short period make, freeW

ens t JZaiJway Improvement of charge to any one sending in a I)

Tit Florida Central 1 Peninsular RR. photograph, a Life Size Crayon-n

if the greatest artery of travel through the U Portrait Free. Likeness guaran,N
Dceit part of Florida,traversing' twenty-four teed. Our crayons are made by a rripkillftil
counties-Oadsdenefferson.DuvaU Alachua,
Lake, Leon,Suwannee Nassau Levy Orange, 0:: artist, and are n work of I-I.
Hlllsborough, wakuh. ColumbIa, Clay
Marion Polk,Manatee, Madison)Baker,Brad art. This offer good for only aLL |JI
ford,Sumter, Hernando and DeSoto-In their : short time-if you want to take I-'
richest portion. It runs through the Middle -
Florida Becton of Hill Country where are r advantage of it, send in your photograph
the fine oldJfmrmlmg
at toGRADE
.. Lads and he New Tobaeo*
farm 5F
(reached by DO other line).tome of them conducted ttIGtt ART CO.,
011 a large leale. Here are Qulnc",
Tallahassee(the capItal),fonUcelloo Madison PLANET JR. HORSE HOE WITH LEVER AND LEVER WHEEL. 122 Quincy St.,Clcago, JIll.
and other towns., from whose comfortable,
aaple dwellings reposing In a fertile coun-
.Z try Is coming a renewed energy to employ I' I
the resources lavished about them. Stretching IRRIGATING MACHINERY FREE -
down through ,

Baker,Bradford,Alachua and Len ooun- xPnparvs
Uea,through the prosperous Carry a stock of Steam Pumps, Boilers MY.
Atr re.rry farm forBatlneti.UnlTenlUci and
and Galvanized Valves. weal Pout Catalogue address Xaj
of Lawtey, Starke and Waldo perhaps superior Wrought .. Pipe, K.Mclxms,B.tbtl Academy, Y.-._ _1.
in proflt to the orange grove-it goes Hose Etc. Estimates furnished ......
through the heart of the State penetratingsome Fittings, ,
of the finest groves.,one having in and & FISH,
for Plants
4 put complete guaranteed MARTIN
70OOO full-bearing Orange AND
pasalng for nearly a mile between them- .i'' satisfactory. Hand Spraying PRODUCE
making 1U way southward to the Gulf,and to
the more tropical portions of the State. In Pumps of every description. Send for COMMISSION
all portion of the State it reaches points of MERCHANTS,
.o .c.Intret Catalogue of How and When to Spray.
210, 212 and 214 N. Franklin St., Saginaw EastSide
Waknlla Bprings in the West, the Suwan Nozzles, Pipe, etc., made to order in our ,Mich.
nee River,as beautiful and romantic as it is -
famous t Silver Springs, in the lake region, machine shop. Consignments solicited and prompt returns
and the lakes themselves, with their surroundings guaranteed.
of rolling land interspersed with
pleasant homes in green groves,sloping downto References: R. G. Dun & Co., iBradstreei's
the clear lake fronts. By means of this Agency: and First National Bank Saginaw 2.
toad you can most readily reach the Side.' 9-8-6mo.
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Hunting and FltMng Ground .

The settler opportunity will find on for the a varied line of selection this road u/ci l i Mt A UI5 Y aJ o. W.gla o(.
a greater r
If Ihi Wi.d.ad ateas.N.aUng J.ra.,. mil
i of land than on any other road in the State- .
HI fOIl fa .ad 2$4J.or Ea
from lightest soils to those underlaid with ; i' isOOE.gro.l.g,.The American Well Works AuroraJJL ckp.dia.J
I clay whether and for marl regular and mixed of richest farming hammock stock or also,Chicago ilL;Dallas,Tn..Sydney,N. S. W.

dairy farming peach or strawberry culture NORTH
orange groves and vegetable gardens. CAROLINA COLLEGES?
The tourist will be gratified with Its scenery. MT. rLKASAAT, Jf. C.
The health-seeker on its ample route can find
adapted to his Ned MMIoa wII1 begin .p&.1. CJMIaI..IWeDU!,
some di Florida lithe horseman and PbiJooooptd.cal. ooane. Ao.demie I>.p rtiB nt. Fr J
ro of Jllddle pantary for Coilc+. OoniMreiai Dvputawnt 3npDoan.
and the
a will ride with spetd and satisfaction lostmetiaa tharooch and practical. Good
Florida Central and Peninsular is the brick baDdiD Beautiful aid btlthral loeatfam, Xx
Eoute. peiues! per s ion of WMks.S 1 OO X)to 1 6O.UO.
. For caulocn* and rartbar taf anuttaa. addr M tk*
N'on.-Pauenpl'l from Northern conneo- President BeT.J.JjTfilLIltliY.fSijgas .
bona having Ucketa over'the Florida: Central
and Peninsular to points in South Florida .? nsraBrnwiwHC"TREES .
taken into Jacksonville -
-"" have the privilege of being AGENTS FOR
over the Company a line and allowed
'k l'j i a stop-over within the going' limits of the I NO"-VL :S' STEAM PUJMis.:: AND PLANTS
j ze ticket with return to their route for destination -
free of extra charge. Send for map of All Letter Answered the Day they are Received. W..un RUIT&D40n! .ndllu.- ai

I Florida,mailed.A. 0.free K.LcDONBLL.G.P..A.. [Via .
} Jacklonnne,Flew THE S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY, .UJl 1

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.Is,now admitted to be the best and most prompt one for realizing the best prices for orange growers

.' ,- *'Half of the entire recoipts in New York of California fruits are shipped direct to and sold by me:at"auction.: Results

:, have proved that the ,middle-men is a uselessexpense to the grower, who can'save and make money by.. ;consigning di-

"reet to me.

; My location, in the heart of the New York fruit trade, and my long experience in handling: Floridarfruits, enables. me ;

*',to give the most intelligentand; best possible care to all consignments. *


Account Sales and Check Mailed to the Shippers: ,the Day. /After 1

: : the Fruit is Received. ,: / :
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": ,'- ,. E. L. QOODSEHL: Domestic Fruit f uctt'Oneer.. .


: 103 Park Place, -N. ,!Y.

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T: .;..y.: .;T Look out for the announcement of sailing day of the first.export-steamer.

.1y I ; m l -PREFERENCES: -

*; Messrs. Lazard Freres, bankers,:10 Wall street, New York: outh National Bank, Wall street, New York ; The National Broadway Bank, Broadway, New York ;
.' The Irving National Bank, Greenwich street,New York and the commercial agencies..


In compounding a solution* part was aceidently spilled on the bud
and on washing afterward it was discovered that the hair WM completely .
removed. We at once put this wonderful preparation on the -
market and so great has been the demand that we are now introducing
!E House it throughout the world under the name of Queen's Anli-Ilalrin, .. j j'
Printing Publishing ran IT IS PERFECTLY HARMLESS AND -

Lay the hair over and apply the mixture for a few minutes, and the
t hair disappear as if by magic without the slightest pain or Injury when
J7 iCKSONSLILLE: FLJ\., applied or ever afterward It faunfkean'otherpreparstioueveruud
for a like purpo.e. ThotMands of'LACIER: who hare been annoyed
-== with hair on their FACE,:NECK and A JIMS attest Its merits. -
JTURNS OUT THE BEST STYLE OF PRINTING .' GENTLEMEN who,do not appreciate beard or hair on their k.
find a priceless boon In Qneen'a Antl-IIalrfne does away
'." with Shaving by rendering Its future growth an titter Impossibility
AT THE LOWEST RATES. PrIce of Queen's Antl-Hairine|l.per bottle, sent IB safety malllhg boxen,po t.*e paid by tip(securely
aealed from obserratlon). Send money or stamps by letter with fulUddms written plainly. Correspondence
strictly conftdeatJal. This adrertliement. U honest and straight forward in eyerr word it
contains. We invite you to deal with ns and yon will find everything' as represented. Cut thiaout and
end to-day. Address QUEEN CHEMICAL. CO., 174 Race Street, CINCINNATI 0. YOU can
'- register your letter at any Post Office> to insure ita &te'dellT'..,.. \\'..will pay.5OO for,any......
.. or failure slightest Injury to any purchaser ETery bottle cu raotceti.
<, 9 P CH(IlL-To ladies who iatrodoee and sell among their friends 2*Bottle ef Qneen'a Anti-Hairiae, '
will present with a BILL DUXaa,Iftrarda best aUk :Extra Large Bottle and....J .. 1
.j .,j', fgkiif ,& of UK to select from seat with order. Oeodfalary or Commission to Agente.

"- .?J. DEAFNESS I FOR SALE_' :, l

or would exchange for bearing grove and pay ,
ITS CAUSES AND CURE, cash difference Forty acres of rich Pine )Hammock

t Scientifically treated by an aurist of world-wide land. Thirty acres cleared, ,together with
: a t reputation. Deafness eradicated and entirely plank causeway, # mile lone. with dock and
ya cured,of from 20 to 30 years standing, after all mile from
ferry i Ocklawaha
other treatments have failed. How the difficulty
is reached and the cause removed, fully ex River;4 miles from Silver Springs. Address ,
plained in circulars, with affidavits and testi- A. TREZADWECLL..
monials of cures from prominent people,mailed
,Redding.Conn.Clark's Sr
free.Dr.. A. FONTAINE, 19 East 14th St..N.Y.

.' ? n / r t y ::55 to$15 ":'day,;rtL1GHT.llla ,..... ,
pUtlaf jev try, tUMcwv !-
., to Plates til*
Boct of Jewelry food M :
DeW,m aU U.& 01 metal t.1
k' with r>W.Unt or DIetel.JIl. .
.nperiaoI. 1f.eapl1.&I..
wP iTerf boa*hM rood B ttof 1-
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$ienta|S.Wriu. err etres.tat. *
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The Manufacture Blank Books ,Ceiamk.y 0-

CutawayHARROWS ,1-
: a Specialty.SEND &\ TRUCKING LAND without expensive
machinery,or even artesian wells. A black soil, AND CVLTIVATORa.I .
FOR F RIOES.iCHAS. several feet in depth,level as a floor, free from keep in stock seven styles cutting in width
Umber which can be flooded by the closing of a from two((2))to six ((6r feet, at price from$l....
; ,gate at the mouth of the ditch draining the glade. to fjt.ee. Send for catalogue.
W. DACOSTA Proprietor. I For particulars address GBO. W. HASTixo,In. JS 8.HTJBSiJLD. .Cea.State Agat.
terlachen,Fla. -"
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The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed .. ..

to sail as follows,'calling at Charleston, S. C.,

1 Both ways :

From New York. From Jacksonville, ak v ,
,}t (Pier 29,2. R.) STEAMER Florida.

:: Monday, Sept. 26th,at 3 P.M..ALGONQUIN..Sunday, Oct. 2datu.30P.M w
Wednesday,Sept.28th,at 3 p. M......."SEMINOLE" ........Tuesday, Oct. 4th, at 1:30 P. X r
t.. Friday, Sep't.3oth at 3 P. M.........:IROQUOIS........Thursday, Oct. 6th, at coo A. M
Monday Oct. 3d,at 3 P. x........"CHEROKEE Sunday, Oct. 9th, at 6:oo A. M iJ4 -
Wednesday 5th, at 3 P.M...... ..YEMASSEE..Tuesday. Oct nth, at 8:oo A. M ;
i.l. Friday, Oct. 7th, at 3 P. x......."AIX5ONQUIN".......Thursday Oct. I3th, at 10:00 A. M
Monday Oct. Loth.at 3 M..SEMINOLE" .......Sunday, Oct. i6th,at 1:00: p. MWednesday 7Jrj r '' S
,Oct. X2th, at 3 P.M.........."IROQUOIS".........Tuesday, Oct. 18th,at 1:30P.M 1t&44-y- :'_. .
Friday, "Oct.' 14th.at 3 P. M........CHEROKEE,"....... Thursday Oct.20th,at 4:00A.MMonday.
Oct. I7th,at 3 l".M..YEMASSEE..Sunday, Oct. 23d, at 5:30: A. MWednesday
Oct. 19th,at 3 P. P.M..ALGONQUIN.Tu, Oct. 25th, at 7OOA..M ',',';
Friday, Oct. 21st,at 3 P.x.'SEMINOLE.Thursday, Oct. 27th, at 8:30: A. M
Monday Oct. 24th, at 3 P.N..IROQUOIS." .....Sunday, Oct 30th,at 11:3 A. M
Wednesday, Oct. 26th,at 3 P. M........CHEROKEE,".... ..Tuesday, Nov. 1st, at 1:00: p. M
Friday, Oct. 28th at 3 P. x.... ..."YEMASSEE," .... .. .Thursday, Nov. 3d,at 3:30 A.M
Monday, Oct. 3ist at 3 P. M..... ."ALGONQUIN,". .. .... Sunday, Nov. 6th, at 5:30 A.M

steamer John Gr.IS Christopher .

_J I! I ...1 .. .. -.- ,. APPOINTED TO SAIL

For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on FROM; NEW l OICK. FROM! JACKSONVILLE.
the St. Johns River. October 8 and 22, November and 19. October 14 and 28, November n and 25.
p Tills steamship has been built especially for ("arryl"PntU and Vegetables, and it
The elegant Iron Side-Wheel SteamersOity perfectly ventilated. Time between Jacksonville and fMC York 73 hours.
J"aol :
Agent,Jacksonville. Agent, New York, Gen'l Man'r Jacksonville.
r S Capt. W. A. SHAW. Office 154 Maiden Lane.
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Are appointed to sail from Jacksonville daily,except Saturday, at 3.30. p. m., and from Sanford
daily except Sunday at 9 a. m.

t General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West. Bay St., Jacksonville. 53 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and

JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent, foot Laura Street, Jacksonville, Fla. between Boston and Savannah, 65 to 70 hours.
t F. :M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
MARSHALL II. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager Bowling Green New York.
\V. F. OGDEN FAY, Traveling Passenger Agent,5 Bowling Green New York. OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY.
THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager,5 Bowling Green, New York.
!', J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent,foot Laura Street,Jacksonville, Fla.

;' WM. P. CLYDE & CO., G n'l Agents, pF1139AQ0 Ra.tesl

12 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Green, New York. Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class, $25.60 ; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion, $43.50
Steerage, $12.50.
1Ba'1'A3.h1i3H1iIS 1L ;zC
Jacksonville and Boston : Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate, $21.00; Excursion, $47.30; Steerage, $14.25
; ... The magnificent Steamships this Company are appointed to sail as follows:


[Central or 90Meridian Time.]

S Chattahoochee...................................................Wednesday, Nov. 2d, 3.30 p.m
WHOLESALE Nacoocliee......................Friday Nov. 4th, .ooa.m
City of Birmingham... ...........................................Saturday, Nov. 5th, 6.oop.m..
., Fertilizers City of Augusta. \ ,Nov. 7th, 7.00 p.m
Grain Garden Seeds and Tallahassee ........ ...........................................: .Wednesday, Nov. 9th, a.oop.m
Kansas .r......."............Friday,Nov. 11th, xi.ooa.m
Chattahoochee Nov. I2th, 12.00 m
20 WEST BAY STREET, JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Nacoocliee ." ....................Monday, Nov. Hth, 2.00 p.m
City of llirmingham............................................Wednesday, Nov. 16th, 3.30p.m
A COMPLETE City of Augusta ..............................Friday, Nov. 8th, 4.3Oa.tIt
I HANDLE ONLY THE BEST AND MOST Tallahassee .................... Nov. I9th 5.30 p.m
Kansas ................................Monday,Nov. 21st, 6.30 p.m
Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal' l Chattahoochee ..Wednesday, Nov. 23d 7.00 p.m
I Nacoocliee.Friday Nov.25th, 9.ooa.m
City of Birmingham ..-................Saturday, Nov. 26th, to.ooa.m'
COTTON SEED MEAL Both Bright and Dark. City Augusta Nov. 28th, 12.00 m
Tallahassee.......................Wednesday, Nov. 3oth,2.00 p.m

.; PURE GROUND BONE, City.. ............................. .........................Wednesday,Nov. 2d, 3.30 p.m
J. E. Tygert& Co. S ; City of Savannah. Nov. 6th, 6.00 a.m
NITRATE SODA i City Macon: ......................Wednesday,Nov. 9th, 9.ooa.m
Star Brand Fertilizers I Gate ', Nov. Mth 2.oop.m
POTlsHJ City of Savannah.......................Friday,Nov. 18th, 4.JOP.m
GUARANTEED" ANALYSIS, MURIATE City of Macon...............t.::.Monday,Nov.21st, 6.00 p.m
.. Gate ... Nov. 25th, 9.00 a.m
! Comprising DI Lim SULPHATE POTASH, City of .. esday,Nov. joth, 2.00 pan

r 4 Orange Tree and Vegetable KAINIT Etc FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA.This .

FERTILIZER. J. ( Ship does NOT Carry Passengers.)

.. There FertJHrrr hurt er1or In the market and a trial will conduce Dessoug....................Tuesday,Nov. 8th, 7.00 p.m
no wt> Dessoug...........?..*....-.......Friday, Nov. iSth, 4.00 p.mDessoug
........Monday, Nov. 28th, I .oom
and IN UNITED STATES. Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line),offer to the
Organs, Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.
$35.Oa Always ready for QUICK SHIPMENTS of Finest Through Ticket and Bills of Lading issued to principal points North, East and Northwest via
trial ta Pianos and Organs Direct to Your Homes. Savannah. For information and rooms apply to *
JOurhom. B. R. PRICE, Soliciting Agent, W.II. LUCAS Fla.Pass Agent,
r befor From REV.JAS.M. POTTS.D.D. editor of Michigan 77 West Bay Street Jacksonville. 77 West Bay Street,JacksonvilleR.
Dathem.for { Christian Advocate,DetroltMick: "To say that WALKER Agent, C.G.ANDERSON,Agent
we are delighted with the Piano does not express New Pier No.35,North River,New York. City Exchange Building; ,Ga.
Addreu the fact. We are jubilant. If all your instruments RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents Lewis'Wharf,Boston.W. .
The T*8W' &Son Piano & Organs. are as fine in appearance and as pleasing in tone as L.JAMES,Agent 13 S.Third Street, Philadelphia. "-
BEAVER FALLS PA this one,your patrons will rise by the hundred." J. D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent?Sav., Fla. &Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway, N.Y.
p From PROF. E.H. PECK, Valhermoso Springs, Ala.: "We could not be pleased better with A. DeW. SAMPSON, General Agent, W.E.ARNOLD, Gen.Trav.Pass Agt.,Jacksonville,Fla.
the'casing or tone;quick in response and melodious. In short we are highly pleased with the organ.'' 306 Washington St., Boston. W.H.RHETT, General Agent,
:From B. D.GRIGGS Adairsville Ga.: "I am well pleased with the organ in every respect. It is For Tickets apnlv to S.. F.& W.Railway office. 317 Broadway,New York.

all.yon claim: it to be."
p From Y. M. C.A., per T. G.COOLEY Hillsboro,IN. C.: "The organ gives entire satisfaction. -- - --- -- --
Every one who has seen it is very much pleased with the instrument and the price on the same." need stationery of kind-paper
From BEN.F.STEELE, Presort, Ark. "Mr family well pleased Jin every respect with the DO pens you and ink? If so,send any to DaCosta Printing SICKLYt
organ. How you sell them so cheap is* wonder,1'r and Publishing House,Jacksonville PIa mE

LNG UTJTS ERFECTI0N iillii11fl1llh1Nf tHllDRlrRbJed
CkMtcr' XTMU.,
SPML..ki Best, Latest Lpr.ved wd Ckeap..t, oar PtderU.a ud ; BracSHTfil. PoUnd CfclM
.rump.stir t.Ulaid satamatlafp a.d will tpnl loi Tres I'er I I.ar. Jene Oterutj *ad to 8 PAR Y 8 are mod likely troubled wtG'
t1.LttU.G..ad aradd H..p..ek epryem sad W V.ra.rel.b. t fi\1 Cttl. Tborovgfcbrwi lOBUS n.bee rem.dL for this I.the ..i.bra/.Q
.. .a.mloa!.pr Nrtl.U tk wwtd,Al..s B.n.P.s,lipe. u Mw Tt&cj mttrr.ButUff : .B.AJAHNES70CK'SV RMIFU .
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B2.00C1 and Bone: Chloago Bone: 1 1ea1, .. .
Pure E'in.e Ground: Bone, Dark .and: Brillh.1; Cotton Seed Meal, ,.

An.in:1a.1: Bono: and: Potah, obaooo Stems, .

Bloods Bono and I'otash: Canada Hard Wood Ashes,

Pulverized Animal Bone: Sulphate of: Potash. &0.. I




GESO. :E. WILSON, \ 50 West Bay Street, Jacksonirille, Fla.


President. -. Vice-President. 7
H. T. BAYA, VV f. THOS. W. CONRAD, Manufactured by the
Cashier. Assistant Cashier.

CAPITAL $100,000. L. B. Darling Fertilizer. Co.



Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and General
0. B. WEEKS, State Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.,
Banking Business. .
Jfo. 8 Bostwick Block, Corner Bay and Main Street
Send for Pocket Memoranda Book.
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John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin,
Jas. P. Tallaferro, T.W. Roby, Judge R. B.Archibald, Best Protection' from Frost. A Cheap and Efficient Substitute for Glass
W. B. Clarkson, C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson, ,
... Dr. H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldge. For Florist Gardeners, Tobacco Growers, &c. '+

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4. OF Used and Endorsed by,the Leading Growers. Promotes Hardy,Vigorous Growth. ;

For particulars,samples and prices,apply to WATERPROOF FIBRE CO.,

Jji&I _____ j ; ATTENTION! .
V "4 all fowls sent
j '' HEREAFTER by express,
A will go at one-half the former
.' rates-a great saving to my cus
-: tomers. This is by special arrangement ,
and is confined to
,.;,; J;;-v fowls from mqyards. Bowker's
? .1, We are the largest breeders ol
thoroughbred poultry in Florida. /
ti ) Come and sec our stock or send j ; t.
'I\'J\: for our illustrated catalogue and
'' V; VV price list of 14 varieties.
J "'ioj; Poultry supplies of all kinds. Orange Grower.
,. ,J. ,_ Incubators and Brooders, Shell
'.- and Bone ,Mills, Clover Cutters
.. Wire Netting,Desiccated Fish and
a L Boiled Blood and Bone to make
r ., .. .. "r'-" hens lay. FIRM FRUIT that holds on until it i is
\ ;e- EGGS TO HATCH. ; a strong, healthy, vigorous growth of

R E. W. AMSDEN, II both tree and fruit are the results reported by large

r r Ormond, Flat and experienced planters in Florida who are using

F Musical Perfection this popular Fertilizer. It supplies to the tree at the '
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I Is what you seek In buying a Piano proper time, in the proper form, and in the proper ,
I write us about
: sE. .. .. Lowest New York Prices I proportions,all the elements to bring perfect, healthy

-or THETEINWAY- maturity. -
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f Ask nnr I GROWER are also special complete Fertilizers,
Musicianabout carefully and scientifically compounded for the purposes

theJSteiniray.. mentioned, and ire extensively used in Florida. BOW .


We are Wholesale.Southern Agents ; combination for those requiring these ingredients

for these celebrated Instruments,and you can bvy from na as I Chemicals at market rates. -
easily* cheaply*and safely by mall,as in person. Ask 8
LUDDEN & BATES, Savannah, Qa. "3J52: ,d Send for Illustrated Catalogue, Free.
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V efeartar"noPAratof1lChool of the highest' repnta The' Standard Machine
inn sad nor.... Health record perfect. Charges low.Iidrass filffcrtst situ and prfe.. Xll itr U4 Catalogs fr* .
John LUrt.il.A.U.of Ya.Bowlin ansaya. TUX BX.YKYJCU IBOJI WOKE CO.ClaelassU.0.I' .

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