Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00260
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 8, 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: UF00055765:00260
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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* Proprietors.& POWERS, JACKSONVILLE, FLA.. DECEMBER 8, t 892. Rhole No. 1:1": Vol.NEW IV SERIESBLAKE No. 49. j'

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& RIPLEY, Geo. S. Hacker & Son '

Price Catalogues of weekly sales furnished aco
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on application.POmiTZERBROSFRDlTCOMP'Y.

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respectfully solicit! shipments of Fine Fruit, and assure our patrons promptand '. '
FLORIDA ORANGESA efficient service. We ask all interested to write for information and forward ff....) ,
shipments.We : "
A refer, by permission, to A. !I. Ives, Esq.,Jacksonville, Fla.; National Shoe o r..+r..r.a,. 1
and Leather Bank, New York; Commercial Loan Co., Chicago; the Volusia County Q tbv

x'opnlatlon yAFAYET E INDIANA. Bank of DeLand, Fla. 1
30,000. .
New Peaches Names Wanted Prizes Offered And Building IVleterial.CHARLESTON .
Established 1869. I ,.


; WHOLESALE tffctilT AND PRODUCE COM- Our supply of Nursery Stock of all kinds Is larger than ever before,
MISSION MERCHANTS and includes all the Standard Sorts and many Valuable New Introduc- FRUIT WRAPPERS
, 1GG Stade Strut New Toni.Southern tions. Correspondence solicited from all who are in want of
Fruits and Produce a specialty. Receivers FRUIT TREES OF ANY KIND. .
in of sheet numbered
of Oranges Lemons, Pineapples,and all up packages 1,000;every
other Fruits and truck. Consignments promptly .Our aewillustrated catalogue for season of 1892-93 free on application. Address, consecutively i to 1,000. 14
remitted for. Stencils and market reports fur- Low Pi ices. Good Work. Full Count.
nished free. References: Chatham National G. L. TABER, Glen St. Mary, Fla. "
Bank,New York, Thurber,Whyland&Co., and THE JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO. ;
Mercantile Agencies ,

: I 37 Montgomery St.,Jersey City,N.J. \- :

Opium and Morphine Habit. BENTON & UPSON s

Cured in from 10 to 15 Days.

Earliest, Best and Most Productive Potato
Patients are boarded,nursed and cured before tJaC SOf'lVII1I1B FI1J1. a
Erer in the State. -
they; pay.; The Doctors Nelms Guarantee grown .:
Cure Company have Sanitariums at Spring Glen, .
5 miles from Jacksonville, Fla., and Brooklyn, Is of Pine Quality and is Unsurpassed for Shipping Purposes 4.
_.Y. They hare had 8 years' success without IRRIGATING '
cue failure and are the only infallible Opium Peck 60 cents; Bushel, $2.00; Barrel, $5.00.
Cure company that offers $iocw for a case of
opium habit they cannot cure. Pri...*1.tm.r Tarioties on application. e

Their:Spring Glen Sanitarium will open permanently
Jan. xst next. New York office room ,
yu Temple Court. ,,
All communication strictly confidential: .. ... BOTH
Iaai f.* At p Illustrated Catal.cu.


BREEDER OP desirable Orange known very delicious,hi&h171luored,well shaped,thia Aim,bat
jtitle pulp or rag, full of juice and almost seedless.
Pipe Pipe Fitting Brass
I also have a ins ortment of other choice added Orange and Grapefruit; Trees at I4Y1HCPRICKS. ,

IT" T.rl/ Farm, Leon C.., Fls Valve Hose Etc.
C. A :BOOfiE Orlando Fla ,
lurch Cows :' nd Heifers for Sale. Agent, ,


POULTRY" I \ For rare as well as old Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Plants and Tree FRUIT TREESSOUTHERN

i rubbery,Vies,Palms,Ferns,Aquatics,Pineapples,Bamboos,etc.,etc.t .
1 lock safely shipped everywhere. FOX ,
i Nurseries established 1883. -
o =pr Send stamp for new and full catalogue which tells all about this_ subject. ORCHARDS. "

Trade Mark. REASONER BIIOS., Oneco, Fla. Write for Catalogue and price list.

Trill Make Hens Lay.1 I NURSERIES OF THE Thomasville Ga. .
Will Make Chickens Crow I
This food is strictly fresh meat carefully Grange TO 01 Af'lGEi SaIPPE S.

cooked ground fine seasoned and hermeticallysealed strains of Pratt The Jacksonville Orange Market is now fin*
Selected Choicest Varieties cl Citrus Trees a d
in S-lb. cans. Being ground fine it can Specialty.BuddingWood and We
advancing. quote brights$r.7, to la
for sale per
at all tine
be readily mixed with soft food and fed so as to : box;russet. It. to ,
each Our stack fc large and COM>lct PROMPT ATTENTION TO COK&KSPONDSNCJC. 4 1.7.5; grape-fruit $r.so to
tire fowl an equal skare. Price 90 cents For Catalogue and Price-I4t,addrea |*for brights;tangerines$j 50 to$.. Ship now.
per can; !j.o per doce*. Address HOU.ISDRESSED d'erence-Brad.st.'eet' and Dna & Co.'s Keverts. >
MJUT a WOOL CO., M North, I CojuigmmenU solicited x ;
A. L. DUNCAN Manager Dunedin Fla.
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That can be made for the purpose. It will kill the insects without injuring the trees.


Spraying Outfits in great variety at Manufacturers' prices. Bangor, Pine and Gum Orange Box-sides.

t: -. Dry Pine Box-heads. Dressed and Square-cut Birch and Mixed Hoops. .

l": ,.: Orange Wraps, Ladders, Clippers, Nails, Etc. "

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f' Is the most effective compound yet discovered for destroying the insects infesting the orange: tree, and is a sovereign

i remedy for the various forms of fungi on trees and plants. Being free from all substances of a caustic, corrosive or poisonous -

r nature, it can be handled with perfect safety to the person, and applied to the trees at any stage of growth without

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r insecticide has been used by some of the largest orange growers in the State during the past two years, and has

. given perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application.

, For Rust Mite use one quart to fifty gallons of water. When used at this strength the trees should be sprayed for .

. the Rust Mite twice a month through the season. Where labor constitutes the principal item of expense in spraying treea

' it is better and cheaper to use the Insecticide at full strength, viz.: One gallon of solution to 50 gallons of water, as the

r fumes from the Insecticide will kill the Rust Mite even if the solution should not happen to touch them. In using the

';; Insecticide at this strength it will save three or four sprayings through the season, thereby reducing the cost from one-

r third to one-half.: This is an Advantage Possessed by no Other Preparation of Sulphur. If used in this manner it

It"'. ..:' will also kill the other insects that may be moving on the trees.

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

Price 20c. Per Gallon, in barrels. If there is no agent in your vicinity, write for price delivered.

Spraying Apparatus furnished to our customers at cost.

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the unless it is at least three< hem to head low, as this protects the ;s
slope better than one on applied
Cro'e and Orchard! I escapes months the trees body from the sun; a tree does much
south slope where it is still and frosty., previous to planting
better when its body is shaded by its :
But if the norther lasts three days andis
Planting Fruit Trees. the amount of damage is PLANTING.In limbs. It is not necessary to have the :j
I planting the trees two men should limbs high enough to walk or plow
Everyone who has planted a groveor reversed-that is, the grove on the -
an orchard on rolling land knows: north slope will become so dried out work together, one of whom should '
hold the tree in a perpendicular position When the buds commence to throw 1
what a vexatious task it is for the or- by the long evaporation from the
while the other out the out from the stem of the tree thus .
spreads < pro-
dinary grower with stakes and cord,, leaves and branches, that the supplyof ,
duced rub off all but three four at
roots of the tree in their most natural or
is exhausted from the
to get the trees correctly aligned, and sap wholly
of position and packs the finest and best the top, allowing only that number to ;
that the chances are that they never outer extremities of branches, even
earth obtainable in close and the trees will make a well-
pulverized grow j
will be if no other means are employed considerable size, and the tree is never
A plan employed by an able to pump a supply up into them contact with every root and fiber. formed shapely head the first season. J'
done with the hands. If the trees seem to be making too .
This sh u'd be '
and while the still
in orchard oi they perish
acquaintance setting an again, ,
deciduous trees was as follows: freeze on the south slope kills only the Have the man who performs this part open a growth (not thick enough top)
of the work do it thoroughly. Be< they can be easily thickened up by ,
of the
The feet He tender growth preceding season -
trees are set 30 apart.
simply off the ends of the "
the pinching
careful and do not plant tree toe
made for himself a chain of No. 13 .
that all tender new growth occasionally during ,
deep remember nearly trees
wire, 33 feet long, consisting of 30 PROPER DISTANCES FOR PLANTING. ;
the first
base of their
do better with the crown
links I\jr inches long, two links 8 U Oranges . 25 to 30 feet each way the surface OTHER FRUITS. '
inches long-one at each end of the Peaches .15 to 20" II roots at or near ; orange(

chain; two links 5% inches long, for Plums . .12 to 15" trees in particular must have careful Pear, apple and Japan persimmontrees

the odd foot in the middle of the chain Pears-LeConte 25 to 30" attention in this respect. if one year old, should be treated. ;

inches in diameter for the; Pears-Kieffer. 18 to 20 After having packed the ground much the same as peaches, plums, apricots j
two rings "
3 Japan persimmons 15 to 20" the and almonds. If two years old ,
around the roots of trees, a pailful
ends of the chain i4 inchesin "
; one ring Satsuma oranges.15 to 18" and well branched cut off the of
in the air and tops
of held
water high
diameter, for the middle of the Apricots. : ,1G to 20" "
poured down the trunk of each tree the trees and ends of the branches, -1
chain; and 34 links i}{ inches long. Grapes . 8 to 10"
These last made of saddler's Grapes-Muscadine will be beneficial. This will so thor leaving only a few buds on each .
were common type . .18 to 25 oughly settle the dirt that there win branch; be careful to trim in such a

rings, heated and bent oblongto Quinces . 12 to 15 be vacant places under way that the last bud that is left on
probably some
the length required. Each long Figs . 12 to 15 u" each limb shall be an outside bud -
and around the crown roots near the ;
link, of course, consisted of a single Pecans . 30 to 40
wire, looped at the ends into the short Olives . 18 to 25 trunk, which should be packed full of this would tend to make the growthof
the tree more than if it were :!
earth with the hand. After the water open
links The middle of the
left on the side of the limb next to the
chain indicated the -inch has had time to settle away throw on .-2
was by i J
The land for an orchard should be a Ii t'e more loose dirt and pack with
ring, a quarter of it by a figure 8 tree.Figs
into short link. dry, or at least land that will drain the feet. After this is done place will make a more satisfactory

looped a readily and not hold water on or near around the tree some sods, pine straw, growth the first season by severe pruning
A stake feet driven where
3 long stand.was II I the surface for any length of time. If wire grass or something to act as a at both ends. Cut oil the mass
tree to light
every it seems to be rather wet, it can in mulch and prevent the surface from of fibrous roots' to within a few
board feet and inches
434 long 3 I I many cases be made suitable for fruit breaking. This will keep the groundin inches of the main root and then
wide with iinch hole each
a at
it into ridges cut off the of the tree entire. This
end and notch in the I trees by throwing up a moist and friable conditionand the top

middle, a iinch used in cut The I I I with a plow, and setting the trees on tree will hardly need any subsequent pruned root will throw up a shoot and

board was laid the planting.with the'I these ridges with the dead (or water) watering. Remember that if they are make an astonishing growth if well

was on ground furrows running between the rows of to be watered, one thorough drenching is treated, and (as in the case of the _i
stake in the notch and
driven into the a each peg end was trees in the same general direction I worth more than a dozen small applica severe pruning of the peach trees b. ...

ground In that the land sloies. ions. fore mentioned) will almost invariably
Then the board removed
was If the land on which the trees are i iutgiow the tree that is left with all of
the stake pulled and the hole dug CUTTING BACK AT TIME OF PLANTING.
up to be planted has been in previous ts top on; the difference, however,
for the tree. When the tree was ready I cultivation, the work of preparing it Many kinds of trees need to be cut Is that in the case of the fig the tree :.
to be planted, the board was fitted back considerably at the time of plant #1''''
for the trees is comparatively easy. If, seems to be benefited by having its
over the pegs again-which had been ing, but as different kinds require differ
11 is well its the
however, it new ground, freshly roots as as top pruned at
left in the ground-and the notch then and ent treatment in this respect, we have while
cleared and still full of stumps time of transplanting, with the
denoted the exact position for the divided them into separate classes and
work is of is wanted.
roots, more course neces- peach no root pruning
tree; no necessity for squinting and herewith give the proper method to be
all olives
sary. The removal ot stumps Oranges and being evergreens ,,
sighting, for pulling the tree up and previous to the planting of an orchard pursued with each class. should have a large portion of

___ setting it over again, in order to get is i not a necessity, although it adds STONE FRUITS. their leaves removed or the branches

the rows straight. I' greatly to the appearance of an or- Peaches, plums, apricots and almonds shortened in nearly to the stem before

CHOOSING A LOCATION. chard and to the ease with which it can if not more than one year old transplanting.Texas .

Water, of course, affords protection be subsequently worked; but whetherthe (the best age to transplant) should umbrella, pecap, Japan med-

chiefly when it lies on the windwardside stumps are removed or not, the have every limb cut off smooth, closeto lar and walnuts do not require cutting -

though, in a vast body, like the ground, if rough or sour or full of I' : the stem, and the top cut back to back> when transplanting.

Gulf of Mexico, its reflex action is roots, or not in good tilth, should be I about eighteen inches from the ground. Mulberries should be cut back to

very considerable, as may be seen in plowed and harrowed or cultivated t' This makes the tree,when first plauted, two to four feet in height, accordingto

the orange groves at Pensacola and freely. The places that the trees are look like a straight stick in the ground, whether it is desired they should

St. Andrew's Bay. to occupy should then be thoroughly I md few people have the courage to branch.high or low.

A moderately cold wind in winteris dug over, loosening the soil to the cut: them back as they should. Remember Quinces should be cut back about

better than a still freeze, as it blows depth of a foot or more over a circle that this class of trees treatedis the same.as peaches and tied to stakes

. away the frost and prevents it from at least three feet in diameter.\ Twb above, will always make larger trees the first year to keep them straight "" .

settling on the leaves and buds or or three handfuls of fine bone meal or even at the end of the first season They have a tendency to sucker from

young fruit. It has been observed that, ashes spaded into the ground at this han; if left with all their tops on. the trunk, but by rubbing these suck--

- where a blizzard or a norther lasts time will be advantageous, or one or Don't be afraid of cutting this class of ers off occasionally the quince cad be .

.' only a day or two days, an orange : two; shovelfuls of well rotted compost, rees too much, but rather fear that you made into a tree instead of the bush '
grove on the northern or northwestern : or both; but never use fresh manure nil not cut them enough. Have Corm that they assume if neglected. :-

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LARGE ORANGE TREES. I More About Mexican Oranges.Editor over the prairie, poked holes in the sod, Texas to see these pear trees, shootingup

,. The writer has frequently moved Farmer and Fruit-Grower: rubbed the loam contemplatively be- so vigorously with raw prairie on

trees from two to five inches throughthe I' Returning again to the Mexican tween his fingers and said he thoughtpear both sides of the rows, and only the

stem with all their tops on, for orange crop and how it figures as a trees would grow there. The few narrow ribbon of ground broken. Out

short distances, as late as March, and competitor to the Florida grower, people who lived on the prairie laughedat in the plain country, at Merkel, where

still made them grow,shoots from four much more might be added to quiet him, and said they had never heardof everything luscious grows now by

, to seven feet long the first year. the apprehension of the Floridians. such a thing. Mr. Stnngfellow said windmill irrigation, and where nothing

With sharp spade cut a deep circle There is no immediate danger of he would try a couple of thousandtrees grew except grass and long horns ten

around the tree four feet across. Satu Mexico becoming a dangerous rival. ,anyway. Then thenatives looked years ago, the horticulturists tell a

rate the soil inside the circle with The growers of your State have no serious and talked as if a man oughtto story at the expense of the pioneer fruit

water to make it adhere together. idea of the many difficulties to be met be restrained from throwing money raisers. They say that when the

and surmounted in the marketing of in that fashion.Mr. the idea that fruit
Dig under on as many sides as may be away money women began to get
necessary to cut off every root, leav- that crop. The man who was on the Stringfellow went ahead. He could be produced around Merkel they

ing the tree with a pancake weighing ground the past few years managing bought the land at $5 or $6 an acre, bored holes in the prairie with a post
the shipping of most of what came to and could have of in rammed
150 or 200 pounds. Let one man Pot thousands acres augur, thrust an apple tree
", pull the top over while: another one or this market informed the writer that For the asking at that figure. He put down on the roots three shovelfuls of

two lift the pancake of roots and worka the greatest obstacle to success was in his 2,000 pear trees of the LeConteand fresh stable manure, and expected to

stone-boat well back under it. Let the very meagre shipping facilities Kieffer varieties. It has been make cider the following year. The

, one man stand on the stone boat and and great scarcity of railroads in that about eight years since the experimentwas pear tree planting on the coast prairie

pull the top forward while the country. The hauling of oranges on begun. The pear trees bore three, approaches the ]Merkel experiment in

boat is in motion. Drive the horse- the backs of the slow and patient bur- then five, then eight, then ten bushelsto labor saving, but then, oh, what a difference -

directly over the hole, dug shallow ros for so many miles over moun- : the tree. A hole is dug in the ribbon in results!

, and with slanting sides, and by skill, tains and valleys before a railroad or of turned sod, just large enoughto ..

ful management the tree may be slip shipping point was reached constitutesan ; take in the year old roots. The sodis Proceedings of the Horticultural

ped off exactly where wanted, requiring important feature of the business. well packed around the roots. On Society. *

,no further lifting. Deluge it with Equally discouraging is the very the surface is strewn three good hand- Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower:

water, churn and rock it to and fro heavy freight rate before a paying fuls of cotton seed meal. That is all. Kindly allow me to announce,

until it is thoroughly settled and no market is reached. The freight to The little ribbon of turned sod between through your valued paper, that the

air holes left. this city for instance, one of the most the strips of unbroken prairie is report of the proceedings at the last

accessible to the Mexicans, is$1.25 a kept clean of weeds. Soil and climatedo annual meeting of the Florida State

Or you. IF are all YOUR worn HACK out,really ACHES good fur noth box in car lots some 1,400 miles. The the rest. Pear trees flourish as they Horticultural Society is now ready for

ing It Is general debility. Try box material, nails, and paper are sent do nowhere else under the stars and distribution and sale, and a copy in

It will It cure K OIWX you,cleanse IRON your TTEltS.liver, and give in there by the fruit buyers, who haveto stripes. A jury of his neighbors would cloth will be sent to each paid up sub

-a good* 1s appetite. pay a duty on each. Put all these have voted Mr. Stringfellow crazy six scriber immediately.Price .

Fertilizers for Peaches. charges together, with freights and years ago. Today he is the biggestman of the work, post-paid, boundin

cost of putting the fruit here and you on all the coast prairie. He is Sir cloth, $i; bound in paper, Soc.
The twelfth annual of the
report will readily see that the Mexican can. Oracle on fruit. His pear trees have Each paid-up member is entitled to
Experiment Station of New Jersey
not compete with Florida, and must revolutionized conditions. The$5 landis one volume, cloth-bound, free, and
gives the results of a number of fertil-
confine his operations to certain $50 land-a good deal of it. Thou has the privilege of additional copiesat
izers on peach trees, which will be interesting
markets the and that for *'
in west, only sands of acres have been put into pear 7c. each. Membership fee, : i.
to cultivators of fruits
gener- a portion of the year. These extra trees. And no wonder! Stringfellow's The paper covered copies are iden-
ally. The trees were Crawford's Late
; charges which the Florida fruit is not orchard was yielding $500 to the acre tical with the others except in binding.As .
they were set seven the
years ago; exposed to amount to at least a dollar before it was six years old. People no one of the chief objects of the
orchard was divided into twelve plots
a box.' Competing with a rival so longer refer to the prairie as the old society is to disseminate horticultural
one-tenth of an acre each, and the ex-
heavily handicapped Florida is all salt marsh. Experiments in other di knowledge in the State, the Executive
periments were performed by S. C.
of Somerset right. rections than pear culture have been Committee, to best serve that purpose,
Dayton, The
county. P. M. KIELY.St. tried. One man has two acres in jes have thought best to have a part of
orchard was visited by the chemist of .
Louis, Dec. ist. samine. He calls the flower the double the bound in this
.. reports shape so as
the station. The result of the appli- --- --
cation of the fertilizers was interesting. September, October and November are jessamine. Last spring he sold $2,000 to allow of their being sold at a price
the very time to make a good application worth from the two acres. As soon as within the reach of all. All orders
Nitrate of soda at the rate of
150 of Paine's Baltimore Oyster Shell the buds appear he cuts it with a stem sent to me, with price enclosed, will
pounds to the :acre: did not increasethe will
Gas Lime. This article regulate the
six inches long. Ten buds and stems receive attention. I
prompt am happyto
yield at all; superphosphate added soil, making it more adhesive,thus ena-
about cent., with pounds bling it to hold for a longer time commercial are tied in a bunch and ti wrapped in say that a moderate sale of the
30 per 350
applied muriate of potash, with fertilizers applied afterward. wet paper. One hundred bunches go books will, with the cash in the treas-
; 150
See ad. on 980. in box and the box travels the of and
pounds, doubled the yield. When page a 1,000 ury, cover expense printing
< miles or more to some city in the still prevent the necessity of calling upon
these three, namely, superphosphate,
A Big Pear Orchard.A north where the lovers of
frozen na- those members who generously agreedto
muriate of potash and nitrate of soda,
were applied together in the same special correspondent of the ture's sweetest odo. quickly payfiifteen make up any deficit in that direc-

l quantity the product: was more than Globe Democrat recently made a trip cents, twenty cents and twenty five tion. Now, friends, in justice to
Texas and other bud. The receives from President Adams and into
doubled. But twenty two-horse loadsof through among big cents a grower myself, i
barn manure exceeded them all, things he ran across in his journey was $8 5 to $10 a thousand for the buds. It whose hands the editing and publishing -

yielding three times as much as the H. M. Stringfellow's big pear orchard. is a novel industry, but all sorts of unusual of the report was placed, I wishto
This is what he said about it: ways of making a living are be- state that we are just as much astonished -
untreated plot Such experiments, of
course, are liable to with soils, A strip of the native prairie twenty- ing developed on the great prairie. at the long delay in getting;

seasons and treatment vary, and therefore five feet wide, a ribbon of turned sod Next to the pears Mr. Stringfellow, out the report as you can be, and I
six feet wide and down the center of who is now abundantly honored as he have been worried many times more ---.
require several repetitions. A plot I
the ribbon straight as the needle ridiculed when he the than it.
was came on you by Many things entirely
which has been limed ::
small return, showing every that year lime gavea was points, a row of pear trees. This, re prairie, says the strawberry is the surest beyond our control have conspired to

not needed on that soil. In another peated thousands of times, is before and most profitable crop. cause the delay, chief among which
the eye of the traveler riding from He says this soil and climate will have been errors and omissions in the
plot fifty bushels of lime with only ten
Houston to Galveston. It is worth of strawberries the the
loads*of barn manure a much only two give $750 to stenographic report, miscarriage .
gave hours from the Magnolia city to the acre. Picking begins the last of Feb- of letters and the loss in the mail of a r .
smaller than the one with
two-horse crop loads of barn manure.twenty Comparing Oleander city. Much of the distanceis ruary, and by the middle of March theh considerable portion of the material.As .

over a coast prairie, fifty feet above rvest is on. Real estate men, who I stated at Ormond I could not
the cost of the fertilizers with
the level of bayou and bay. From the still have some of the coast prairie to possibly give attention to the matter
the gain secured, the best return for .
the prairie flat but sell that five will before the loth of but
the expended was by the muri-- cars seems perfectly say acres support a August, ince
money there slight for i well that orchard five I that time this has been
ate of potash. The estimate does not are enough surface family ; a pear : although one
Include the increased selling price of drainage. As far as the vision years old, as prices for fruit now rule I I[, of the busiest seasons of my life, I .

the fruit on account of the superior reached cattle grazed. And that was and as trees now bear, is worth $1,000I have allowed nothing to Interfere with ; :

quality and finer supposed to be all that the great prairie, an acre. They say that the coast prairie the pushing of the work. :I

--..appearance.. .. ---. its sandy loam and its sub-irrigation, can ship pears to New York as lowas No material has rested in my handsa -1
Horsford's Acid Phosphate with inexhaustible water a dozen feet thirty-seven cents per bushel and day without attention that could forward -'

Imports, .R DeW'td Strength below the turf was good for. Thena make a profit. The prices realized the publication. Mr. Adams

.,; and vigor where there has been exh us- man named Stringfellow came down have been, up to. this time, about $i a has responded promptly to my calls J i

tion. from the north. He wandered around bushel. It is one of the odd sights in for help, but, owing to the many miles 1:

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tf k that lie between us and the time (a day .vintmaking in Florida, but such is grapes as they are not marketed be- of green and brown after the leaves
\ each way) and money required to travel lot the case. We believe there shouldbe fore September-!the trouble is that have fallen. 'The roots, too, become
them, we could seldom be together more wine made''in Florida, and there are several other grapegrowingStates rotten, the whole finally passing into a
; so the greater part of the details has more of it drank; in all the warm cli- between Florida and New Jer- loose, amorphous mass, and the epi--
, necessarily been looked after by me. mates of the old world "vere de bee- dermis can be easily drawn away from _
: 4 The printing was placed in the hands bles ist old enuf to know somedings," sey.Were we to sell all our grapes at the xylem cylinder. The fruit dries
11 of one of the best f firms in this country -I wine is the staple drink of the people, from twenty to thirty cents, we wouldnot upon the vine without maturing, and,
J} and their work will, I believe, give old and young. We have often seen advise anyone to make them into even when reaching maturity, does,
t.t t satisfaction, though they write of much them giving it (diluted) to babes that wine. There is certainly no reason not possess the sweetness it ordinarily
worry over the delays that seemed had not been weaned from the mothers why Florida should not supply the should. The sap becomes deficient :
,. "unavoidable." I fear I have made breast;the hale and hearty, middle- Northern markets with all the early in quantity and the new shoots are
r life a burden to the printers by my aged men and women drink it for grapes they want-and even with brittle and can be readily broken.
1"". constant urging to greater dispatch.The breakfast and for dinner, the old and more than they want, at paying prices. He thus sums up what may be said
proofs had to be gone over sev- infirm drink but little else, yet these What then ? The Florida grape- I in relation to a disease inciting agency
eral times and corrected and arranged people are temperate and long lived; I grower must dispose of his surplus as follows:
xY and the lost matter replaced. The drunkards are unknown among them. crop, and the only way is to make it "(1)( ) The observed phenomenawould
books will soon be placed in your While in the southern part of Italy, into wine. In wine-making nobody be mostly explained if we con-
hands and I hope they will prove sat a few years since, during the hottest knows it all, but any sensible beingcan sider the disease to be due to an epi--
(. i factory; but if editorial imperfectionsappear part of the summer, with the ther- learn its different processes. The demic caused by an external parasite
I trust a liberal allowance will mometer up to 95 to 98 degrees in the writer makes from 5,000 to 6,000 gal- arising after the wet season of 1883-84,
be made for my inexperience in this shade, we found the"men belonging to lons a year and has no "appliances"but and spreading with greatest virulence
line of work, as I have done my best the laboring classes, working regularly a forked stick to crush his grapes irom the vicinity of Anaheim. This
Is to serve you acceptably.W. fourteen hours a day, and yet they with, and does not want anythingelse parasite must be capable of working .
S. HART, Secretary. looked well, stout and happy ; upon ; he has no large casks to store during the most heated portions of '
Hawks' Park. investigation we found that they sub his wine in and does not want any ; the year, and must exist at the present
sisted chiefly on wine, bread and fruit; fifty gallon barrels, (whiskey barrels) time although working with less intensity -
T4e Fine arrd. and these are the articles which we are much better: in this warm climate.A than at first. Uncilua spiralisis
Floridians should use more of, and cellar in the ground is not a neces- the only parasite yet known in the

Edited by E. DUBOIS, Tallahassee, Fla. less fat pork, canned goods and whis- sity, in fact, unless you have a two region which even approximately sat-
key.We story house on top you had better isfies these conditions, but more than
g Grape Growing and Wine Making see no reason why Florida locate it in a high well-open place normal virulence would have to be
.f in Florida. should not supply the northern mar- where the wind can come from all assigned this fungus to explain the
In compliance with your request I kets with all the early grapes they directions, and build it with double observed results.
give you my views on the subjects may want; our White Diamond, Wor- walls and sawdust between. "((2)) The observed phenomenawould
\ above named.As den and Niagara are all fine grapes, I. be in the main explained if
a grape grower, I have had ex- ripening in June. They sell readilyat The California Vine Disease. there were a micro-organism within -
perience in three States, Tennessee, from 20 to 30 cents a pound in the The California vine disease is the the vine capable of altering the nor-
New York and, for fifteen years, in large cities, and it pays well to grow mal physiological relations of the plantat
Florida. To undertake to give you a them at these prices, but as soon as name that has been given to a viru- the heat of the season, and which
detailed account of my failures and the crop in New Jersey and adjacent lent disease attacking the vineyards of organism began to spread in the Santa
success, experimenting with various States goes into the market, com Southern California, and causing wide Ana Valley about the year 1884.
and many varieties of vines on differ- mencing the latter part of July, and spread destruction. The trouble seemsto "((3)) A weakened condition of the
ent kinds of soil, etc., would requiremore continuing until winter, grapes shipped cell contents, acquired under exceptional
have been first noticed in the
time than I have to spare, and north from Florida would not sell year local conditions at some single -:
:.. would not be of much value to those for enough to pay the freight. 1885, in the vicinity of Anaheim; andit period in the past, and which is Persistent .
of your readers who contemplate going Having these facts in view, we can assumed serious proportions in 1886. and cumulative from one hot .
into grape culture. In this lati-- not advise the extensive planting of In the fall of that year many vine- season to another, would in part explain -
tude I find that all early varieties grape vines which will not mature and the the observed phenomena. The
yards were dead or dying,
should be planted on high land, but theit fruit before the first of July. objections to this explanation are: (a)
had become alarmed.In .
late varieties have done best on low Now, as to wine making, looked at grape growers The cause and nature of such a weak-
land well drained. All early varieties from one standpoint, it is a very sim- 1887 the United States Departmentof ness are not fully apparent; (b) it does -'
which I grew on low land were injured ple matter; get the grapes first, press Agriculture sent Prof. F. L. Scrib. not account for the death of vines '
almost every season by late frosts, the juice out of them, let it ferment, ner to the region to look into the grown from unaffected cuttings since
whereas the same varieties on a high and you have wine. Such is the pre- matter. Prof. Scribner was accom- the disease appeared; (c) it poorly hare
pine ridge were unhurt, and ripened vailing idea among most people who panied by Prof. Viala, an authority on monizes with the health and normal
iruit several weeks earlier than the have never made it a study. vine diseases of France, but the time productiveness of old! vines for several .1
vines on low lands. Wine making is, to use the wordsof spent in the field was too short to years subsequent to the death of the
On elevated land plant grape vines an old German, who had been a permit of anything more than a general first vineyards." ,
deep, after having fertilized the soil wine maker for about forty years, a view. It was not until 1889 that ,
with fine ground Florida phosphateand many-sided art." the Division of Vegetable Pathology
bone meal. On low land, first The writer had several years' ex- of the Department of Agriculture took
see that it has good drainage, then perience as a pupil in wine making in charge of the investigation and sent a Reduced from $2.00 to $1.00 a year.
plant shallow and use same fertilizers. Germany and France, and has been special agent into the field. This
Every family should have vines which engaged in this business in Florida for agent was Mr. Newton B. Pierce. RURAL NEWYORKERFor
will give them grapes from June till about twelve years past, but feels that There have appeared from ti ne to 42 years the foremost agricultural
October, but to grow grapes (for the he does not "know it all" even yet. time brief notices of the work of Mr. I newspaper, it will, in 1893, bc'bettcr,
money that is in them only the early However, others may be more apt, Pierce, but no detailed account has livelier, brighter, more practical, more
ripening varieties are to be consideredin and if their fancy tends that way, let been published until within a few valuable than ever.
Florida, unless the grower under- such try it Nothing ventured, days. The detailed account is contained
stands wine making, has capital to nothing gained. in Bulletin No. 2 of the Divis- $10,000
build a wine house (to be used for no If we had to "start over again" in ion of Vegetable Pathology, entitled ,
other purpose), a good deep cellar, Florida we would make the growing "The California Vine Disease: a Pre- l5ooo in cash and "special" premiums,
money to buy the best appliances for of early grapes our chief occupation, liminary Report of Investigations by to be given to subscribers only for work .
getting the juice out of the grapes, I for we believe that there is much more Newton B. Pierce, Special Agent." performed; $5,000 in new seeds and
.. large vats or casks for storing the money in them than in wine makingor It contains 222 pages, 25 plates, and plants for all subscribers, not otherwise
"must" (fresh juice), time to look af- orange growing; in fact, our early 2 charts. I obtainable. Only $1.00 a year.
ter and attend to it at least once every grapes have paid us better than any Mr. Pierce describesthe diseased Send for free specimen
day during the year, plenty of perse- other investment we have: made in vines at length. The leaves, for example copy.
fail in Tie Rural Publishing Co., Times B14?,V.T.
verance, patience, etc., then he had Florida. to develop chloiophyl
best grow only enough for family use We consider December the best certain places, and they turn yellowor
-and local trade of the late varieties, month for planting rapes in this red, or else become spotted. The
for they will not pay to ship north, State.-Holmes Erwin in Fertilizer. characters vary in the several varieties [ ThlAPORATORft/
and are well shown in several F R U I
This statement may induce some to is not New Jersey grapes that colored plates. The canes are foundto The 8tndar Machine
t l Dlffcrtmt glue and rrltci. IllvrtraU Cstsi.gs.: the.
Relieve*that"we wish to discourage come in competition with Florida ripen unequally, presenting patches TUX w.YllrJ.Kl"O: WOKKS C9.ClMAutSt. ,O.

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gARMER Ji\l] 'RtfeI'ERV \ At the wholesale prices quoted which he rides stopping at each hill grinding in the case of both of these ,'j

............... .......... above a cabbage head as small as a and setting the plant. As this system important mineral products is usually
Florida Tomatoes for England. defeated candidate feels the day after requires a driver, horse and planter, equal to, and in many cases in excessof
election will be worth fifteen or twen- it is called the third party system. the cost of mining them, it will beat
r. Editor' Farmer and Fruit-Grower: ty cents in the retail markets. An While the colonel cooly remarks, that's once seen what a great advantagethese
C The of success California attending fruits and exportations other- ordinary sized head brings twenty-five the way I do it. At the beautiful deposits possess over any here-
cents. Even at these prices it will home of Mr. Fred Clock can be seen tofore discovered in this country. It

:'"".. perishable products suggests the in tomato this- soon be impossible to buy cabbage, in full operation his complete systemof is, perhaps, too soon to speculate upon
as being very appropriate because there will be none on the irrigation and as to what modus the cost or probable selling price of
connection. Indeed the tomato
stand much, better than can market. The local cabbage crop was operandi he uses in planting matters Florida gypsum when it shall be placed
long shipments almost a total failure. Less than one- but little. The artificial rain-fall upon the market, but from what the
the and of California
and grapes the plums additional fourth the usual quantity came to which keeps things movin g throughthe writer believes to be the depth and other ;
we enjoy advantageof
almost miles marketable maturity. There was a most severe droughts will con- conditions affecting the cost of mining, \\
r being 3,000 nearer fair crop in the East and in the north. vince all our growers in time that it seems not unreasonable to suppose
these markets half
than foreign the in(nearly the Golden ern part of Wisconsin, but the supply Fred's way is the best way, and that a selling price of four or five dollars -
*. way) shippers from{ these sources was..only a mouthful while he votes dry, convinces us that a ton would pay well for working
State and it do not
.. we -
appears properly
the decided for the public appetite for cabbage. wet's the best. these beds and a fair margin of profitto
appreciate advantagein
K Three similar of \
a shortage
the matter of distance. The tomato years ago the owners
the cabbage occurred and the .
of Illinois and Missouri crop .'.'.

t p might growers, for instance, load their refrigerator succulent quantities vegetable from was Holland.importedin LhFetoc1\. Quinine for Hog Cholera. ;

( and them in New York great ...
cars place Already the leading vegetable dealersare - I now dropped everything else and

<(V City in six days. The average times preparing to import Dutch cab Gypsum in Florida. gave the rest quinine. The one that
of steamers to Liverpool, Glasgow or sick well at and the other
bage. The yield of vegetables in the was got once
Professor N. Robinson, the State
London, is, say seven days. Add two three showed
r Dominion. was scant for similar never any symptoms
Chemist publishes in the State Bulle-
F for and in the ,
days delays placing whatever. Thus out of six hogs given
t reasons and if not it would be insufficient -
tin an article on this subject, from
markets and have fifteen for
we days quinine five recovered perfect healthat
r tb make amends for the big
which we extract the following
I. the goods in transit, and any experienced falling off in the States. para. once. The next week I was at one
r packer can put up the to- of neighbors looking at his hogs
Potatoes, although a small crop, : It is however with reference to my ,
I it will stand two weeks. The agriculture
V so when we noticed that one of them was
are not as scarce as cabbage. The
I and the fruit growing inter
L climate of Ireland and Scotland
England, sick. We took it out at once, and
in the is less than one-
crop country ests of Florida that these discoveriesare
F, is too cool to grow the tomato, down to place, where we put it in
half that of 1891 and prices are about my V
likely to of most immediate
and while the leading hotels and prove
''three times as high. This time a year benefit. a yard where twelve had died only a
private families in Glasgow, Liverpool 'I worth twenty-five short time before, We gave it two
V ago potatoes Sulphate of lime has long been
S4 and London furnish the tomato to doses of and it well in
to cents bushel in quinine, got a
I : twenty-eight a car-
known to be of manurial value,
their in and in-
guests July August, To the of
days. rest neigh-
loads. To-day they are worth from my
especially in the cultivation of leguminous
shows that all these
vestigation tomatoes bor's pigs (eleven in al1)) we qui-
and gave
seventy-five to eighty cents, they plants. It acts directly as a fer-
from Southern France the
come double this That nine at the rate of five grains to 100
may go tilizer and indirectly as an absorbent
where suitable climateto ,
; nearest, point a of for three
pounds pig day days.
would mean 50 to 60 cents a peck at af atmospheric ammonia. Its remark- per
them be found. The offerings
grow can \Ve then three and then
skipped days,
retail. Potatoes are reported to be able affinity for this costly element is
small in size similar
are toI" the dose three
same .or days
plentiful in some of Canada and gave;
parts one of its most valuable properties,
those from the Bermuda Islands
we get This all the medicine
more. was they
doubtless they will be imported at a
and in countries where
in and the one, gypsumis
F '. early spring, prices they had and not one of them showed
liberal rate the duty of five any
twenty cheaply obtainable, of which intelli-
would remunerative
bring prove very of disease. These
cents bushel being added to the symptoms hogs were
per and cultivators of the
the cultivators in this I gent progressive
4 to country. Poland-Chinas. The
price that must be paid by the con. soil are not slow to take advantage.Up thoroughbred
there and learned
was over a year ago boars were used last fall, and the sows
the facts of the situation. sumer. to the present time gypsum has
raised pigs just as good as those that
Those who love the piquant, pun- been altogether too costly a materialin
P. .
had been sick and
flavor of the onion will not were perfectly
Louis, Mo.Scarce. gent pay Florida to be extensively used. Its
.. this winter for their favorite healthy. I subm.t this, not as a cure-
'" dearly exact value as a'fertilizer in fruit grow- .
M and High-Priced. bulb. Onions are very scarce. They ing or for field and garden products is all, but with the hope that some one

.' It is since there was sell now at twice the value of November therefore unknown. Upon general will try it earlier in the game than I
many years
did and I believe will be benefited
such a failure ot all kinds of vegetables 1891, and will sell at thrice that principles the writer is inclined to be- they -

thus early in the season. All figure soon. Beets and parsnips lieve that in many instances its direct accordingl-Swine Breeders'Journal.

r' kinds are scarce and high priced and yielded less than half the usual crop, application to the soil of Florida, as a [ ......
V V with every week they are scarcer and and are growing scarce and dearat fertilizer, will prove remunerative.There .
: dearer. Vegetables will be luxuries a rate alarming to house keepers.- is, however, one use of gypsum My Wife's Fig. .

k. V this coming winter; the supply is Chicago Produce Trade Reporter. which, as soon as it is obtainable, About February, 1892, my wife
growing less, and prices are steadily every farmer and fruit grower in Flor said to me, I want a pig. I am feeding .

P S going up. The backwardness of last Planting Tomatoes.A idr who has a stable, a pig pen, or three or four worthless dogs for

spring and a long continued spell of writer in the Polk County News even a hen roost, should not be slowto you and the boys and I would much

,- : cool rains through months that are says: The question of how we plant adopt. All decaying matter, espe- rather feed a pig for myself. 1 triedto
usually warm played havoc with the them can be shown much better than cially animal matter, gives off ammo- impress upon her the idea that the

crop of the numerous articles which told. In one of Dr. Inman's forty nia. In the case of'stable manure, as pig would be a source of more annoyance -

'" in popular language are designated as acre fields might have been seen a few ordinarily managed, probably two- than profit. 1 thought, as she

"vegetables." Cabbages, potatoes days ago eighteen men dropping and thirds of this most valuable material made no reply, that she had aban-
and onions are now so scarce that they I covering seed. At each round three passes into the air and is wasted. A doned the idea of keeping a pig. I

command much higher prices than a acres was completed, while the doctor few handfuls of gypsum sprinkled knew, however, that she had a peculiar -

year ago in this market, and they smilingly said, that's the way I do it. every day about the stable floor will knack of carrying her point, and

promise to go much higher before the On the forty acre grove of Mr. J. W. save all this. So with all accumula- was not surprised a few days later,

r'K.- winter is over. Storer might be seen a machine drop tions of decaying material. Every on discovering in the back yard a

; : The. kitchen garden yield in the ping and covering the seed, drawn bya manure pile, every compost heap, diminutive pig in a chicken coop. I I

; country round Chicago was miserably horse while Mr. Storer quietly remarks every pig pen, every hen roost, every said nothing, but kept an eye on the

: ,;:-i poor this year, and with few excep- that's the way I do it. At privy vaulf, every accumulation of decaying pig. I was astonished at the way it
t : :' tions was nearly as bad elsewhere. Col. Walter's he will be found drop- material of any kind about the thrived. It soon outgrew its narrow

I ; :, V The supply of cabbages is so short ping seed through a*tin dropper, that yard, grove or garden, should be frequently limits and I built it a comfortablestye.

1 that arrangements have been. made to places the seed just where wanted sprinkled with this wonderful Though my wife never calledon

; import cabbage from Holland, and leaving same in a small circle which is ammonia-saving and moneysavinggypsum. me for more than one bushel of

; : probably the deficit in some other ar. covered with the foot. The colonel corn, that pig by December, turned
V ; tides will be met the same way by says, that's democratic, saves the back A curious, a. d both from an eco- tie scales at 300 pounds.
K- imports from Europe, as Canada will and wind don't affect it, nothing but a nomical and scientific point of view, The worthless dogs are no longeron

t; be unable to fill the void. Cabbages cyclone stops him, he says, that's' the most interesting fact about; these Flor-- the farm, but there are three pigsin

-:: \ A; are very scarce and dear. This time way I do it. At Col. R. R Foot's a ida gypsum beds is, that the material, the stye that will pan out eight

.jg.-'r-' last year they sold for $4 to $6 a ton new system has been inaugurated. He like our "soft phosphate," is alreadyin hundred or a thousand pounds of

_. *$& in carload lots; now they are worth raises his plants in seed beds then a finely pulverized condition. Now, pork, besides lard and sausage galore.
$20 to $25. transplants to field, using a sled on when it is considered that the cost of -Colman's Rural World.

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Some Poultry Figures. applied and no enemies allowed to
Foult]P]} fIpiaIt} ,

The poultry-raising business in Florida ..... - prey upon their substance. Just so
is without doubt with the bees. Without
a great success care they
Edited by E.W.AMSOEN Ormond, Fla. Questions and Answers on Bees
wheo intelligently carried on. may live, and occasionally producesome
Miss Iary Codrington of Florida
Preserving Effgs. W. R. Peterson, the well-known surplus honey.
writes Mrs. Harrison for imformation
painter of this city who resides downon : "Shall I find in the work ?"
To conclude our series on the above "I have thought for some time thatI pleasure

subject, we would offer the following the St. John's River af Gilmore, should like to take up bee culture I cannot tell; that will depend upon

advice: z.-Strictly fresh eggs are has practically experimented with but know nothing about it. I writeto your tastes. It would be heaven to

the only ones that can be preserved.One chickens and the result is most sur that tell of to me to be able to live out of doors
me some
For the six Mr. you you may with bees. When I in the
bad egg may spoil the whole. prising. past years the first principles of it. I want to my go out
2.-Eggs from hens not in Peterson has kept a set of books giv- morning to work in the apiary noon
company take it up for pleasure as I need out-
with males will keep three times as ing in detail every expense and result of door exercise." comes too soon; for, as Sir John

long as fertile ones. Keep the eggsas -every chicken hatched and sold, "What would I have to pay for a Hunter says : "When pleasure and

near sixty degrees as possible, although every egg laid and sold, every ounce hive of bees ?" profit are combined, time flies swiftlyand

seventy five degrees will not of food purchased and, in a word, That depends the value of the the heart is glad," There is much

item incident to the chicken upon more in hive of bees than the
spoil them. Unless are turned every a profitto
eggs hive and variety of bees which sold in

once in three days, the yolk will raising. The ledger is so constructedas Florida last winter for two dollars, be derived from honey and wax.

to furnish all the information at They are a rich field for and
gradually settle in the shell and then a and the price of Italian bees in a good thought

the will spoil. glance.In serve to quicken the five senses, of
egg movable frame hive at Wewahitchka

Eggs will keep in a cool place with- one year 45 hens laid 3,066 eggs, Florida, was six dollars. Local demand ,- seeing, feeling, hearing, tasting and

out packing if they are turned frequent- of these 2,176 were sold and 197 set. in a measure, governs the priceof smelling, for all are brought into requi-
Out of hatched fowls sition. The is broad
area a one
197 145 ; 71 embracing *
ly. bees. Where they must be sold I
The previously described, were sold. The food consists of corn, botany and horticulture, and
tray we have known them to bring no
cockle wheat and bran. more.than the cultivation of the love for the
will turn the quickly and do it -
eggs the price of hives, in some in-
well. Eggs will keep in good order The total expenses for the 45 hens stances. beautiful.

I and fowls amounted to "What books could I read that
without the whites growing thin, for 145 young "Are the Italian bees much more

three months, if turned every day and $32.24 and the total receipts were expensive than the common black would tell me what I want to know,

the temperature does not exceed $82.79$ making a net profit of$50.55. bees ?" and where can I purchase them?"

five Mr. Peterson is satisfied that with There are a number of standard
seventy. degrees. Yes they cost a trifle more in this
There is preserving receipton better attention much better resultscan works on bee culture, and they do not
an egg State there are few black bees
pure ,
the market and quite largely ad- be obtained, and if carried on a as they are a stock that roam at large.A differ on any essential point; they are -
scale would handsome merely worded differently. Prof. A.
vertised in our poultry|journals; the large pay beekeeper would want more
price asked is $10. It is simply half revenue.Times-Union. a colony that he considered pure J. Cook's Guide has a part of the

and half fresh butter ard finely e Italians, than one mixed with common work devoted to the anatomy and

ground table salt; the two are mixed Feeding Concentrated Food. bees. The Italians are preferred to physiology of the honey bee. WhenI

thoroughly, and a little is placed in the the common bees for they work first commenced bee-culture I
As a rule, the poultry is given too thought that scientific knowledge! was
palm of the hand, the natural earlier and later in the day, have
much concentrated food and not not essential to practical bee culture,
it. Cover the
melting egg by which
is enough of that which is bulky. If longer ligulzes or tongues, but I have found out since that theyare
over and over. After it dry packin enable them to reach nectar in flowers
bran and cool if poultrymen will consider this fact they like the Siamese twins, or the
keep possible. that the bees and
of acid in will get more eggs and have less difficulty common cannot, 'American Union, one of the inseparables. -
Twenty grains salicylic one have bet-
with diseases. It may not be stronger wings. They can At a late honey show in Eng-
seed oil
ounce of cotton ; use same ter defend their homes against their
known that there is much land there
as impro- was a large manufactured
the butter and salt.
as enemies the bee moths of
priety in feeding concentrated food ; a teacupful hive on exhibition that could be taken
the from
You can also preserve eggs Italian bees will keep out the moths
exclusively to fowls as to cows or apart. It attracted much attention.All .
if the filled with
hatching pores are from hive while their
horses. All animals and birds require a large grubsare of the standard works on bee culture -
material of this kind. We have a often found in
a populous colonyof
letters from who bulky food, and the hens will show by that are now extan are for sale at
good many parties bees. Another desirable
their actions, if given the opportunity, common the Prairie Farmer office, and are
keep pure stock and want to know trait of the Italians is that they clingto
from that they are no exception to the rule. forwarded by mail on receipt of price.
the easiest way to keep eggs the combs when removed
they are
And while the coarse or bulky food is The "first principles of beekeeping"and
hatching. We should say subject (from the hive. The bees
desirable, it is also cheaper than that common the last can be learned by a care-
fumes for few
them to sulphur a will run down the combs and clusterin
which is concentrated. If any of our ful perusal of one of these works. The
kill the if
this will and
minutes; germ bunches at the bottom, then tumbleoff
them of readers will cut clover into short first step that should be taken by all _
neighbor buys you or and the of the
your lengths they will find that the fowls creep up person who desire to in bee-culture is
the grocer, he will, more than likely, operator. I would much rather be engage
will eat it, or if an armful be placedin to buy a book. Do not borrow one
left. than have bees insideof
get E. W. AMSDEN. the yard it will be carefully pickedover. stung creeping or draw from a public library and return -

A head of in my clothing. when read but
Ormond,December ist. 1893. cabbage placed "Are bees much trouble ?" I ; buy and haveit
I I the poultry yard will be eaten downto for reference at all times.-Prairie
Does Poultry Pay? If you should buy a hive of bees
I the stalk, without even the preparation Farmer.

Knowing that J. M. Willson, Jr. I of chopping it up. Clover hay and place them upon a stand at a distance .
from the house and lookat -
was making a record of what seven may also be steeped in water, if finelycut never "Cleanio," for cleansing and polishing
them, they would never trouble gold,silver, brass, tin, plated ware, etc.
hens would do in a year, we asked and mixed with the soft food.
in the least but if desire to be is manufactured br The Paine FertilizerCo.
him for a report of the same, of which Turnips or potatoes, boiled and mixed you in their; you it will ., of Jacksonville, Fla See ad. on

,, the following is a condensed account: with chopped hay, also afford an excellent an expert management page 980 Samples sent free of charge
be different. The old-time
Two hens raised 20 chickens out of meal. We do not advise a cessation entirely for tnal.

21 hatched. from grain. On the contrary, grain bee-keepers, who used only log gums,

Numberof eggs produced in a year, should be fed liberally, and especiallyjust and hived smothered the swarms the when they colonies issued in, WOBTU A GUINEA A IIOL'.

an of nearly before the hens on the roost at light
975 ; average 140 per go
the fall and took the that
hen. night, but we do object to grain and was the extent of their out labors.honey As; an ,She Never! -

Selling price of n chickens..8530 nothing else, which simply increasesthe
Selling price of eggs. 21 12 without conferring cor- example, I gave a friend some peach

: Cost of feed for the year.............- 826 9 60 4* responding expense benefit. In keeping trees just up from the seed. They ii Laughs.
Y were taken with a trowel and car-
J leaving a net profit of................. (1682 poultry, the profit depends upon the ried home up fruit Last week lad BO wonder n*', all j|
or a trifle over$2.40 net per hen. laying qualities of the hens, and the in a can.
I.. rat of order iasld! She's
friend and } j
If one can show better my requested me to come
any a average object in feeding is not only to supply
t'. got Impaired Digestion, |
those I did It ]
see trees. so. was a
than this better in
)#- or figures any way, the necessary materials for the Disordered LITer and ati f
we would like to hear from him, and manufacture of eggs, but the mode year ago last spring that I gave them, lek Headache. 1

we presume Mr. Willsonwould too. should also be so conducted as to keep so now they have two seasons' growth. '

To our mind the above is an emphatic them in a proper condition for doingso. I was astonished to find them large, BE CHAM'S
fine of them twelve feet
affirmative the trees one fully
answer to "does the
query, Grain exclusively, causes
high. There are plenty of seedling PILLS ad like marie en all
? -7-Kissimmee Leader.
poultry pay : fowlsto become indolent, induces Mr Va/ functions,\
... peaches of the same our
--- .a f disease, and prevents the exercise of age upon and restore harmony to the inure
A fresh lot of Ground Stock Feed received premises that are not more than one system.
functions of
September 1C, 1892, by The Paine the .reproduction. foot high. Why the difference ? Care, Of aU dtuniatJ. Price SS cents a bcz.f*(
Fertilizer Co. A full stock always on + > and fertilizers New fork Efcpot, s i Caaal St. 3s, '
hand. EEECBAM'S PILLS for a bad liver. culture were judiciously I

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STEPHEN POWERS, Editor. Correspondents of two of our State tion. Now, when asked to subscribefor in their noisome cabins, for lack of
P. O.Address, Lawtey,Fla. .
exchanges attribute orange rust to a a Florida paper specially preparedto which they constantly contracted

lack of potash in the soil. On the meet the exceptional conditions pre. disease and every fourth woman was
not only sends trees
orange contrary, it has .been observed more I vailing here, hundreds of growers will purblind with opthalmia from inces-
to but also to France. A
recent shipment from Belleview to than once that groves well cultivatedand refu3e, saying "they have more papers sant suffering in the smoke. .

supplied with commercial fertili.zerg. already than they can read." The average plantation negro is no
Marseilles has brought a letter of acknowledgement -
to the in liberal measure have produceda Doubtless they have, and if they did more benefited by a knowledge of

giving them high praise for nurserymen the excellence higher percentage of russet fruit than not read any at all-of the sort-they ABC than would have been the

of their packing.We grovss near by, on the same description would probably be better off. We Saxon swineherd of England six hun-

m of soil, cultivated very little or constantly urge upon our readers to dred years ago, who gnawed the flesh

learn with deep regret, througha none, but mulched or top-dressed with produce and ship only the choicest from a bone in his hand and tossed it

letter from Prof. H. E. VanDeman, chopped sods. The latter tend to articles, the top of everything, and half picked to his wife squatting on

U. S. Pomologist, that Mr. W. R. produce smallish oranges, pale, witha we labor assiduously to prepare that the ground. What he does need is

King, formerly connected with the thin, tough and velvety skin and kind of a paper. Ten hours a week somebody to train him to build a.,\

Department of Agriculture, has died bright, while the cultivated trees yield spent with the scissors would enableus plastered cabin, to use carpets, doormats .

of fever in Yucatan, where he went larger oranges of a reddish-orange to fill our columns with the choicest and bath-tubs, to labor a whole
some months ago to establish a tropical tint, with thick, rough peel and a large clippings of the highest class of North. week at a time without drawing his

nursery. percentage of russets. Thus, the let- ern papers, and the temptation to wages until Saturday and then lay up

.-.-t alone system seems to produce the do this is very great. But we never a dollar or two of it in the bank.
A few weeks Mr. C. B. Smith
ago ,,.. finest but few of them and teach him clothing
oranges, ; cut a paragraph from these papers Somebody to to buy
president of the Belleview Soft Phos-
the progressive grower will hardly without considering carefully the ques- and shoes for utility and not for
phate Company, received a large order
forego the use of fertilizer, even tion whether it would be safe advice display. Stand in a country store a
fog phosphate from Durban South
though it entails the employment of for Florida. The most learned article few hours and watch the piney woods
Africa. Now comes another order
the spray as a check on parasites and from a Northern professor is not al- farmers (whites) and the blacks; res-
for twenty-five tons from Biskra, Al
fungi. lowed to weigh for a moment against pectively buying shoes. The farmer
geria. All this comes from advert
Ie.- recital of Florida purchases a pair of cheap, heavy brogans .
I a simple genuine experience -
tising in THE FARMER AND FRUIT Cane sugar and beet sugar are identical -
if the for about $1.50 the
no matter grammarand ; negro
GROWER. in character when refined, and
the processes used in refining are the spelling are lame.Ve beg to spends about the same amount, but

The Georgia Southern and Florida, same. The thrift and energy of the suggest to our friends that by speakinga the shoes he selects are showy and

the Central Railroad of Georgia, and good word for THE FARMER AND flimsy. In two or three weeks he is
North together with the value of the
.1 the Richmond and Danville togetherwill pulp as a stock-feed would in time FRUIT GROWER they will assist in "walking on his uppers," while at the

after December 7, run a specialfast disseminating correct information and end of six months the white farmer's
make the beet sugar a formidable rival
orange train once a week from thereby promote the prosperity of the shoes are still sound. A black wash-
for cane sugar, if it was not for the
Palatka to New York. As soon as State and prevent some of the ship- erwoman will invest a week's earnings
short season-only two or three
the patronage justifies the train weeks-which the climate gives for wrecks which newcomers frequentlymake in a tawdry hat; after it has been worna

will be dispatched tri-weekly. The harvesting. California, however with through inexperience. few times perhaps it is blown off

schedule time from Palatka to Phila- ...... and into a mud-puddle, and it is
her longer season would eventuallymake
delphia is hours to New York 80 Education for the Negro.
71 ; thrown aside. In all their thoughtsand
inroads into the demandfor
hours. great In another department of the
paperwe actions they manifest the attributeS
cane if it was not for the
..... sugar
reproduce an article from Mr.
If the United States Government fact that her area suitable for the pro- of the savage-fondness for gewgaws
Benjamin Harrison in which with
cannot be run without saddling 200-, duction of beets is limited. Of the i and display, reckless wastefulness,
subtle eloquence he that it is '
argues i of
000 new pensioners on the Nation in 2,117,920 tons of sugar used in the want forethought, levity and a
an injustice to both the overburdened mind.
a year (the increase ih the roll last United States for the year ending vacuous
taxpayers and to the rising generation
Out of hundred schoolchildren
year was 199,208)), nearly twenty- October i, 1892, only about ten percent negro
whose school is
eight years after the close of the war, was made in this country, leave year dwarfed to perhaps five or ten will re-
months that one can count on the ceive
benefit from
a slight lasting
certainly that Government is not a ing 1,872,640 tons to be imported.The .
fingers of one hand, to thrust upon book learning, the rest will be trained
limit of
very eligible party to undertake the production seems to be I
the negro a book education which he by the long listless school l days to
control of the railroads of the entire about reached in foreign countries,
does not appreciate or assimilate. The idleness and will in indolenceif
Union, which would fasten 200,000 and there will now be a race betweenthe grow up
fatuous sentimentality of the dominantrace nothing worse. For the blacks no
more names on the public pay rolls. beet sugar and the cane sugar
i i in this direetion has been well less than the whites,the inexorable old
producers to see which will fill the
In the recent State Fruit Growers' illustrated with the Indians. Under law holds good that the only condition
greater part of the enormous
Convention in San Jose, California, deficit in the domestic supply. present Doubt- the well-meaning policy of General of moral health is a condition of labor.

many facts of general interest were Grant the Indians on the reservationswere Excessive education makes a drone of
less cane sugar can be produced the
elicited. Among other things it was assigned to teachers appointedby many a white child, with a thousand
more cheaply of the two, but Florida
stated that there are enough prune trees I will have to bestir herself against the the various religious denominations. years of civilization behind him; and

planted in the Santa Clara valley : and Earnest zealots encouraged the children still more is this true of the blacks,
energy capital of the Californians.
alone, to say nothing of the tens of with bribes of doughnuts to at- only just emerged from a savagery

thousands growing elsewhere in the Our Paper. tend Sunday school, when they stood whose normal habit is an all-day-long

,. State, to produce, a few years hence, There are hundreds of so-called far more in need of combs and soap. indolence. Work, both mental and

200,000,000 pounds of cured prunes agricultural papers, thrown together Under the powerful preaching of a manual, differentiates the civilized

per year; while 70,000,000 pounds i is with paste-pot and shears and pub stalwart exhorter a "revival" was man from the savage far more than

the total annual consumption of the lished in the cheapest possible style, brought about on Round Valley Reservation education does.

article in the United States. It was which are offered to Floridians at 50 and seven hundred Indians, What the negro child needs above

further stated, as an illustration of the cents to $1 a year. There are also not half of whom could read or speak everything else is a training to work

ifornia expense in attending fruit culture in Cal high-class Northern journals whose English, were brought into the churchand and save and tyuild; to make
that money
some cases, 1 a Mngleorchardist
in the Santa Clara valley t great circulation enables them to subscribed to the plan of redemp and keep it; to get a hard head and a

spent $18,000, in one year, in fight i underbid our paper; but their matter, tion. At the same time they sorely I steadfast mind-to have educated out

ing fruit pests with the recognized though excellent for its latitude, i is needed somebody to teach them to ; of him his tropical indolence and his

remedies used in spraying. I generally very misleading for th sec \\oj board floors and build chimneys .many-sided, fantastic' worthlessness.9B8 '

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r' One of the most successful business supply :beyond the present volume of Florida and California Fruit AuctionCo. to heavy importations of foreign lemonsthe

daily shipments.LATEST. ., Cincinnati, Nov. 30: market is easier and it is advisable
Jt--, men of our a acquaintance once said TELEGRAMS. Fancy.. . .. . .. .. 2.30 to 2.85 to ship only choice bright, well packed

; that if-he had forty children and could in sale Bright . .. . . . 1.50 to 2.80 stock, which sells slowly at 2.50 to 3.10per ;
i 1st. Six cars todays average Russet .. ". .. .. . 2.15 to 2.65 box, while russets and ordinary stock

T find only'thirtynine tasks for them, $2.55. Navels . .. . .. . 3.45 to 3.50 have no value and are hard to move
sale of 1400 boxes 1.8o: very
i he would make one of them do a task to 2nd.2.90; Today's average 2.42. Grape fruit,, 1.50( Grapefruit.. . .. .. 2.80 even at extreme low prices. Tangerines,

: the second time, simply to teach them to 3.00. Tangerines, 2.00 to 3.15 per half Same, Dec. 2, six cars: if well colored, sell readily at 5.00 to 6.CO

habits of industry and ideas of box. Eight hundred boxes also sold nt Fancy. . .. .. .. . 2.20 to 2.70 per box; Mandarins, 3.50:> to 4.50. New-

responsibility. 1.60 to 2.55, average, 2.10. Considerable Bright . .-. .. .. .. .. 2.05 to 2.55 vegetables in demand and prices firm

f. : decay in this lot. Russet.. . . . .. .. 2.15 to 2.45 for all choice well packed stock; poor

. .. .. .. stock won't
"I have used Salvation Oil in family 3rd. :Market today 2.50 to 3.23.; De- Pineapples 15$ to .18 pay expenses. Egg plants,
my mand Indian River .. . . 2.35 to 2.65 per barrel, 7.00 to 10.00; cucumbers per
and find it be liniment- good.
r .to a splendid 4th. sale 2.35 fruit Grape fruit.. .. . .. .. 2.80 box, 3.50 to 5.00; string beans, 3.00 to
Mrs. Ella Journey, 728 6th street, Ports Today's averagee ;
One robbed. 4.50 tomatoes 2.50 to 3.50
mouth Va." fair. : ; green peas,
: 5th. 930 boxes sold today, 1.70 to 2.50. Fruit and Auction Company, Pitts- 2.00 to 4.00; lettuce, per barrel, 3.50 to
Average, 2.12. Market weaker on,heavy burgh, Nov. 29:

JVEai \ets, arrivals.6th. Bright . . . . . 2.05 to 2.60
Sale of four cars today, as follows Russet . . . :. 1.90 to 2.65 MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 4.
: No. 7251 sold 2.15 to 2.70, average 525 boxes average 2.41. Fruit mixed ORANGES.-There is a fair supply in

JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Dec. 7. 2.55. No. 45146 sold 1.75 to 3.00, average qualities, as evidenced by respective the market, and the demand is moderate.A .

,., FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. 2.43. No. 2161 sold 2.00 to 3.05, average prices on brights and russets. One robbed. few Mandarins, and some grape fruitis

.. [Corrected to date by Marx Bros ] 2.67. No. 1426 sold 2.75 to 2.90, average Dix & Wilkins, Baltimore, Dec. 5: held: Mandarins, per half box, 3.25 to

r These are average quotations. Extra choice 2.85.: :Market firm. Mandarins . . . . 2.10 to 5.10 3.50; grape fruit, per box, 4.50 to 5.00;

lots fetch prices above top quotations, while poor Tangerines of small size not desirable. Fancy....... .. .. .. . 1.90 to 2.60 Louisiana, choice, per box. 3.00 to 3.25;

lots Oranges sell lower., 126........ .... ... .... ...... 1.50 -Fancy of good size readily command 2.50( Bright . . .. .. .. 2.00. to 3.00 oranges, Florida, per box, 3.25 to 4.50.
. :: 150-176... .... .... .... .. 1.75 to 3.00 to 3.00 per half box; Mandarins\ quoted Russet . .. .. .. . .2.30 to 2.50
. 176200.... .... .... .......... 2.00 to 2.25 1.75 to 2.50 per half box. Grape fruit is Early Sweet. . . . 2.60 Doc.

"" Tangerines Mandarins,,good good color color.,box... 4.00 3.00 to5.00 to 4.00 somewhat on the decline and supply! in Early Oblong .. . . . 2.50 CHICAGO, 5.

russets. .... ..... ... .... ... 1.50 excess of demand. Lemons were slow and dull. All in
: drops................ ...... 1.00 LIVERPOOL Nov. 26. the trade quote dullness in the orange
Pomelos, box........................ 1.50 to 1.75 market. Buyers say that. the stock
Apples, bbL....... ... ................. 3.00103.50 Since our last of 19th inst. about 600 which far have taken has
Lemons,Fla.......................... 2.00103.00 E. L. Goodsell, New York, Nov. 29, ex boxes of Florida oranges have been of- so they not
Messina........... ......... 4.00 Line: given satisfaction. The market is un-
Pineapples,crate............:......... 3.00104.00 Clyde fered here and realized prices ranging satisfactory. There is no use preachingthe
Bananas, bunch............ ........... 1.50101.75 Tangerines, halves. . . 1.40 to 2.30( from 10s. 9d to 15s. per box, accordingto old but the Florida
:, Potatoes barrel..... ............ 2.85103.00 Mandarins\ . .. .. . 1.25; to 2.93 quality and size of fruit, brights being same story,
Rose, for seed.... ............. ... grower must blame nobody but himself.
Early 3.25 Pineapples .. .. . . .2..,;) in demand. The ruling lower are
..... ............ prices Lemons Florida 4.50 to 5.25
sweet bushel. .50 fancy, ;
Cabbage. ... ........... .. .......... .10 Fancy.. . . .. . . 2.35: ; to 3.10 1 due to the extremely heavy arrivals from Florida 250 to 300 size, 1.75 to
Florida cabbage wanted........ ...... Bright ........ . . . 1.75; to !\I( Spain and Jaffa, which have swampedour oranges ,
Onions ......................... 2.00; 150 to 200 size, 2.25 to 2.50; Tangerines -
crate. 1.25 Russet . . .. ..... ....2.23 to 3.00 market for the moment.L. .
bbls........................................ 3.2; halves, 3.00 to 3.50; grape fruit,
Turnips,barrel........................ 2.00 Grapefruit . .. . 1.40 to 1.70 CONNOLLY & Co. 3.00 to 4.00.Cabbage sells fairly well.
Beets, ................ ....... 2.50 Same, Dec. 2, ex Merchants'\ Line:
.. ....... ...... and prices rule steady, supply only small.
Carrots, 2.50
Parsnips, .......... .............. 3.00 Navels .. . .. .. . .4.00to_ 4.5.r PITTSBURGH, Dec. 2. Louisiana cucumbers enjoy a fair in-
Radishes, dozen...................... .20 to .25 Fancy. . . .. . .1.63: to 2.40 One thousand boxes oranges sold today quiry and prices. Choice celery is in
Celery................. ............... 50 to .60 0 S. S. Co. averaged 2.15 for brights and russets: demand onions slow
Egg Plants,each....... ............. to .06 Ex : good ; green are ;
Beans, crate......... ................. .75 to 1.00 Fancy.. . . .. . . 1.90 to 2.65 lemons, choice to fancy, 3.00 to 4.00; fancy green peas meet with a ready in-.
Green peas, bushel... .............. 2.5010300 Bright . . . . . 2.00 to 2.55 pineapples, 73 2 to 15c.; peanuts, un- quiry. Southern lettuce is plenty and
Cauliflower, barrel.... ................ 5.00 Russet .... . .. . . 1.90 to 2.30 cleaned, 2% to 3c. dull. Recently the demand for onionsis
Tomatoes, wanted......... .......... PlTTSBURG FRUIT AND AUCTION: CO.
Squashes slow sale bbl. ... ..._.... 1.00 to 1.50 Sgobel & Day, New York, Nov. 30, ex : somewhat easier, supply larger than
Grapes, black, 5-lb. basket........... 25 John G. usual. String beans, when received in
Malagabb'_................... 7.00107.50 ss. Christopher: I NEW YORK, Dec. 3. order .
Guavas, 3-peck crate.. .... ... .... 1.25101.50 Tangerines, halves. . . 1.10 to 2,83 Oranges, fancy brights, selected sizes, good secure good prices.CINCINNATI
halves . .. .
Satsumas, 1.75 to 4.37 3.00 lines 2.25
2.65 to straight to 2.50
POULTRY AND EGGS. ...... . ; ;
Navels .. . 1.50 Dec. 5.
lIens........ ...........................S .30 to .35 . .. . . . 1.95 to russets, 2.00 to 2.25: ; Tangerines, 3.50 to ,
Roosters............................. .25 to .30 Fancy J.OO 4.50; Mandarins\ 2.50 to 3.50; grape fruit, ORANGES.-The demand is mora
Broilers..................... ... ..... .20 to .25 Bright..l.8:> to 3.0,' 2.50 to 3.00; plant, fancy, 6.00 to 7.00 liberal, and prices carefully sustained.
.............................. . egg
Turkeys. 75 to 1.25 Russet . . .. . 1.75 to -\5t Prime to choice Florida sell at 2.50 to
Ducks..................... ........... .30 to .35 fruit .. .. . . 205. per barrel; beans, 4.50 to 5.00J; cukes, 3.00
Geese.................................. .50 Grape to 6.00. 3.00 per box. Lemons, there is a dull
Eggs............................. .... .23 to .24 Same, Nov. 23, ex ss. City of Birmingham PALMER, RIVE.'BURa & Co. market at previous prices. :Messina sell
: at 3.50 to 5.00 for good to prime and Florida -

FRUIT EXCHANGE BULLETIN. Fancy.. . . . .. . 2.10 to 2.65;') BOSTON, Dec. 3. 6.00 per box.MARKETS.

JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Dec. 2. Bright... .. . . . 2.15 to 2.50 The condition of the Florida orange
Russet .. .. .. .. . 1.60 to 2.45 market the past week has been a little pe BY TELEGRAPH.
The Executive Committee have
great Blake & Ripley, Boston, November 28, culiar. The receipts have been 15.960
pleasure in now announcing the fruit I PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 6.
of Macon\
ex ss. City : boxes as against 14,320 for
growers the decision of the United States Tangerines'', halves. . ......... 87 to 2.80 week last year. The increase does not Orange market: firm, 2.50 to 3.25; string
Circuit Court, made November 30, sus- halves. . beans, 2.00 to 4.50.
Mandarinj 1.00
... to 2.00 show any reason why the market shouldbe
taining the order of the Inter-State Com- Grape Fruit. . .. . . 1.25: to 3.37 any weaker,but the weather has been REDFIELD & Soir.

merce Commission, reducing the rate of Fancy. . . . . . .2.25:) to 3.12 very bad, and cargoes of Mediterranean
freight from Jacksonville and other bas- Bright . . . . . 2.12 to 3.30 oranges and lemons have sold very low, NEW YORK, Dec. C.
ing points from 40 cents to 35 cents per We sold 5,400 boxes of Florida
Japanese persimmons..2.62 and that has had a depressing effect on oranges
box to New York, Philadelphia and Balti- Pineapples . . . . .08i to .10 the Florida oranges, and the market has today at prices ranging from 1.75 to 2.60
more, the rate from same points to Sweet Seville . . . 2.62 eased off about 25c. per box. We look per; box where the sizes were from 176 to

Boston being reduced from 45 cents to Russet ................... .......2.12 to 2.75 foran increased demand for the approaching 200 in box; brights ((176 to 200)) brought
40 cents per box. trade and from 2.40 to 2.60; russets, 1.75 to 2.10
holiday fully expect the ;
Same, Dec. 1, ex ss. Gate City:
order of the court into effectat
This and goes the Tangerines. . . . . .5.12 loss in price will be made up the coming grape fruit, 2.85. Total receipts of oranges -
once, we are now getting here boxes
week, although from present indications were 40,000 including
I Tangerines, halves..1.50 to 2.75
reduction.The .
benefit railroad of the and other Mandarins, halves. . . 1.12 to 2.00 the: receipts will be heavier than the past Wednesday's. The market is weak

' will take transportation Satsumas, halves ............ 87 to 1.00 week, as they naturally would be. E. L. GOOISBLL.
probably an appeal
companies ,
but this will not have the effect of Grapefruit. . .. . 2.62 Mandarins\ are in fair demand. Mostof
the order of the court but suspending will- Fancy.. . .. .. .. .. 2.85 to 3.00 those received up to this time have By telegrams received today: S3. Eth-
been little and tart flavor. elwold boxes sold. Sound
a greenish very 4,100 brights
Same via. New York
probably delay the collection of over- : Tangerines are in good demand for anything sold from 2.40 to 3.40; Russets, 1.00 to
halves... . 1.62
charge which has been made, until the Tangerines, bright and clear, 120 to 150 size being 2.00; 700 unsound, from 1.75 to2,40; 700
the Satsumas. . . . . 3.62
final decision of case. favorites. Grape fruit, 54 to 62 count. very rotten, .50 to 1.75.
Satsumas, halves .. .. 1.37 to 1.75 Monday.
JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Dec. 6. Grape fruit . .. .. . 1.62 to 3.37 bright fruit, is in good demand, selling 2.25; balance cargo Friday or
from 2.75 to 3.25.: E. L: GOODSELL.
Shipments since our last report have Fancy.. .. .. .. . .. .2.50Snow urge shippersto -
put their fruit up as near this size as f
been quite heavy, and as a consequencethe &;Co., Boston,Nor. 30, via Metropolitan possible. BLAKE & RIPLEY.I I A matter of choice-whether to suffer,
markets today are a trifle weaker, and ss. Line: uninterruptedly with a cough or buy a

we recommend a slight decrease in ship- Bright . . .. . . 1.63 to 2.50 PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 3. I bottle of Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup and ...

ments. Russet .. . .. . . 1.62 to 2.60 cure it.Barnett.
Every shipper seems anxious to catch Grapefruit.. . . . 3.12 We quote: Fancy bright selection, 2.85
but it must be bornein to 3.25; choice bright straight lines, 2.60 j I
the Christmas trade, Gate Bros are in the heart of the
ex ss. City:
to 2.75 ordinary and 2.25 to 2.50
; green ;
mind that while the demand for the Bright ..................... ......2.25 to 2.65 russets, selections, 2.60 to 2.75; russets, fruit centre of ChiC:1 splendid location
next fifteen or twenty dAYS will be very Russet .. ........ . . 1.62 to 2.35 straight lines, 2.25 to 2.60; oranges run- I for business. 159 South Water: street. _
will be to
active, the shipments fully up Note advertisement.
if not in excess of such demand. At least Dix fc: Wilkins, Baltimore, Nov. 28, ex ning all large sizes, selling 2.00 to 2.25.i i .
such has been experience similar IS. Brixham: Grape fruit in liberal supply and prices I ,
occasions our seasons.upon Fancy.. .. . ........... . 2.30 to 2.60 easier, and in our estimation there is already If you feel weak

We do not during advise past a total cessation of 3right . . .. . .2.20to2.60 enough on this market to l last until and all worn out. takeBROWN'S '

shipments but wish it understood Russet.. .:.. ......... ... .. 2.30 to 2.00 the first of January; prices ranging from
thai it is not advisable to increas the I Grape fruit.. .. .. :. .. 2.80 2.00 to 3.00 as to sue :and quality. Owing IRON BITTSB3'

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Our younJohnny's ollcs '! still has 7,500 pounds of berries peared quite tame and came to him to a ,
Mate ] a Vs. which he will shortly ship to the be fed.-Holmes County Advertiser.

same firm as his last consignment and We gladly correct our report of the 4

Thanksgiving1. The Kelly Bros., at Kissimmee, if the inducements hold good as indicated Plant grove in last week. We learn

. Of court I didn't quite forget and U. J. White, at Hastings, have at present, he will continue in from Mr. W. M. Rogers, who has had
To be polite-at first; shipped several carloads of rice to the the business permanently.St. .-
And then I eat and eat and eat palmetto charge of the grove for several years,
\ Until I thought I'd burst. mill at Charleston S. C. Andrew's Buoy. that there are only two acres of the

'., But She grandmamma had seen boys was before awful; nice The wrappers in Hart's orange The subscribers to the fund which old grove instead of three, and the .

She said:"Run round the table twice, packing house in Palatka struck be- has been raised for the purpose of number of crates sold from that 1

And come and. eat. some. more." cause their demand for 2 cents a box erecting suitable buildings for the amount was 432 crates instead of 350as

extra for wrapping mandarins was not Agricultural Experiment Station in published, and sold on the trees for : j

Put Yourself In Her Place. granted.Mr. Eustis, met last Monday evening. A $432. On the same two acres are a ,

. Not long ago a bright, pretty, healthy committee consisting of Messrs. Fer- number of grape fruit trees which will .,;;
girl said, "She is always sick, and it tires A. M. Bichey last year pickedsix
everybody so." I looked at her and hundred boxes of from ran, Clifford and Bishop was selectedto yield sixty or eighty boxes which Mr. 'i

thought, "I wonder if you knew what his grove ; this year he has oranges gatheredI make arrangements for the bids on Plant reserved for his Tampa Bay :

you were saying if you would ever repeat W. Clark last hadabout the various structures. The build- Hotel. Under the skillful manage. .
those words." It may be taken for ,150. J. year middle of Mr. this is .
ings are to be done by the of ment Rogers grove .
boxes this he has
granted that to have somebody sick in 400 ; year
this month when the station will 1'VonderfuIIy.-Dade City
the household is not pleasant, that it does about 800.-Tarpon Truth.W. at thriving
. cast a gloom over it, and that it does once commence its active operations.Lake World.
make the younger members of the family C. Batty is trying to get two Region.Mr. .

feel that there is a constraint put upon hundred acres put in tomatoes for the I $100 Reward 810O.

them. But put yourself in the place of great fruit and produce dealer, Mr. N. F. W. Hazeltine, a gentle The readers of this will be
the woman who never knows from one of has man lately from Piesse & Lubin of paper
r day to another whether she is going to Anguish Chicago. He now London and Paris, the world wide pleased to learn that there is at least
started enough plants to plant nearlythe dreaded disease that science has
. be happy in God Almighty's sunshine, one
known manufacturers of
fragrant extracts -
f E or whether she is going to be in a close whole of Lee County and is work- been able to cure in all its stages, and
.o dark room) with her head beating as if ing early and late to secure the best and fine perfumes, has established that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cureis
it were a cold sounding bell.that told her results.-Fort Myers Press.J. a laboratory on the corner of
known the
. how little of life she had and how soon Palmetto street and New Britain the only positive cure to

" it would go. Think of waking up in the A. Bostrom a short time ago Avenue, also a garden of plants and medical fraternity. Catarrh being a

middle of the night with your head sent over as a present to the Gazette a flowers from which to secure the constitutional disease, requires a con-
[ burning and throbbing and your body Hall's Catarrh
number of sweet which stitutional treatment.
cold, and having to lie quite very oranges essences needed in the business, at
! still perfectly with the knowledge that there will he calls the vanilla. It is, without Hunter's Camp on the peninsula, in Cure is taken internally, acting di-

be no help for you until morning. Thinkof exception, the sweetest variety of the which he has already set many hun- rectly upon the blood and mucous

knowing that everybody else is hav- citrus family we have ever tasted. dreds of cuttings and plants.CoastGazette. surfaces of the system, thereby de.

'.' ing a good and merry time, but that you Long before they turn yellow they stroying the foundation of the disease,
are entirely out of it all,not because you
have acid whatever.CoastGazette. and giving the patient strength by
i are ill that day, but because the doctor no Manatee items from the Advocate:
k thinks you are not quite well enough toF' Peaches budded on wild plum stock building up the constitution and assisting -
this wretched nature in doing its work. The
risk it. Now, enough
F': An avocado tree which sprang up have proved: a paying crop for our
' when it comes to a woman, but suppose proprietors have so much faith in its
i from the seed Mr. Chambers' fruit and it will be well for
" it comes to a girl of nineteen? Don t you on placeat growers curative that they offer One

f. suppose that because of her very illness Winter Haven, in February, 1886, others to try the experiment.TheI Hundred powers Dollars, for that it
...: her nerves are so much more delicate is now twenty-five feet high with a first mackerel of the season are now any case
. that pleasure that she does not get I fails to cure. Send Tor list of testi-
every spread of twenty feet. It produced a I. making their appearance in the river,
than it really is, while monials.
!:. seems greater
few avocadoes last and this shoals of sardines
r every sorrow that comes to her is intensified year, year, feeding on Address
besides the fruit consumed at home which in the river. The ,
i!'> ?Selected. are -
F. CHENEY & Co. Toledo 0.
..,... and given away, Mr. Chambers has red Tangerine orange is quoted at J. ,
A rSold Druggists .
Ir Talking Too Much. sold $22 worth from this one tree.- 18.50 per box, and produces more by 75c.Cpapl

.. Many a, person talks too much and Bartow Courier. abundantly than the common orange,

. finds when too late that silence would when budded on the French lemon,
f;'. have been golden. The Mongols have a Shad fishing began at one minute which wild in our hammocks.On Vines
story on this wise: I past 12 o'clock last night. Of course
Two geese when about to start southward the nets were set out in the earlier our return from Pensacola last ,
their autumn Friday our train had to lay over four
i on migration, were
of the to
part evening so as get ready
t; entreated by a frog to take him with miles from Pensacola near the orange
but there
was a understandingbetween
them. On the geese expressing their and fruit grove of Mr. A. T. Yniestra,
do if the shad, the fishermen and NOVELTIES.
willingness to so, any means of
conveyance could be devised, the frog the officers of the fish law that nary a who invited us over his magnificently

1\ produced a stalk of grass, got the two shad should stick his head In the equipped place where we had the Highest standard of Vines, by more thorough
geese to take it, one by each end, while till pleasure not only of observing the grading than those generally received from any-
meshes of net l the limit ex- where. Large discount on large order
! he clung to it by his mouth in the middle.In any beautiful> sight of oranges in full bearing One assorted case of our different Florida Wines
this manner the three were making pired.-Palatka but also treated much ((12 bottles) given as Premium with order
were to as
amounting to Send for estimate
$50 00 or more.
the journey successfully,when they
were letter received from one of our I before elsewhere. Address
L., noticed from below by some men, who fruit, nuts, etc., as we desired. Mr. I ordering
subscribers in the Narrows E. DUKOIS. P.O. Box 182,
* loudly expressed their admiration of the states Yniestra showed us his fish pond containing -f Tallahassee Fla.

device and wondered ho had be n clever : that the truckers are very unfortunatethere some very fine trout that ape Yew Beggar Weed Seed 250 per lb., post paid.
enough to discover it. The frog opened this season from the work of _.
------- ---- ---
mVmouth to say "It was I," lost his the roller worm which is playing
hold, fell to the earth and was daihed to
havoc with the bean vines. He sayson

pieces. .. ._ Tuesday he saw several acres that DiDBrilliant .
=- The Origin of Bange. looked as though a fire had swept !

The bang is one of the latest innova through it, the result of a raid by

tions among women and girls. It had these worms. Titusville Star. .;

. its origin in the reformatory for girls cn ..
Blackwell's Island, New York. The in- Seaside items in Clearwater Times:: 0, .

mates were in the habit of getting away The pineapple crop at Sea Side looks Durable .
i' and it was difficult to recognize them
fine and will be quite a source of
'TO after changing their apparel. It was
,. first: suggested to crop them but this revenue to the growers this winter.- i Economical !
t 0 was considered too sweeping. The bang Mullet are getting poor and the run

. was then adopted, and it was a perfect ight. Fishermen will have to into
t r. mark. For some reason or other the winter until the bottom go fish Diamond Dyes excel all others in Strength! Purity, and Fastness. None other are

'' style struck the popular fancy, and in quarters The jut as good. Beware of imitations, because they are made of cheap and inferior materials
tha course of a few sears after its adop- up. Jersey Dairy moveson and give poor,weak,crocky colors. To be sure of success use only the DIAMOND DYES
tion mark in the became nicely they find a quick sale for
it ;
as a reformatory -
' Feathers Ribbons &c. &C. We warrant
for coloring Dresses, Stockings, Yarns, Carpets, ,
one of the fads of fashion. all butter at 40 cents a pound nd 50
-----......----- cents a gallon for milk. them to color more goods,package for package, than any other dyes ever made,and to gin

More unsolicited testim- nials were received more brilliant and durable colors. Ask for the DIAMOND, and take no other.

'... commenting the great savingof B. Palmer informs the Buoy that Send postal far Dye Book,Sample Card directions for coloring Photos.,making the finest Ink er Bluing
l rnonev from thee use of Fame's Ground returns from his first shipment of ((10 cents a quart), etc. Sold by Druggists. Address

f Stock Food and its superiority over corn, pounds of palmetto berries have WELLS RICHARDSON & CO. Burlington Vt.DSAMOND .
7,500 ,
, oats bran and cooked food. Every one _
;,: L )
r should get a trial lot and be onrinced I I'Leen received, and that he is very For QU41ac'or BonslDg' Gold, Silver, Bronze,
c 0 8M ad. on page 930.I well satisfied with the outcome. He Fancy Articles. PAINTS: Caper. Onl710 Cents.


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fl... Our Jiome Cornucopias of acorns and moss ing the neck unduly they interfere ,is somewhat alarming to reflect' upon
\uFal combined, or either one alone, are very with the outflow of the venous blooc the amount of disease germs which
.. .... .... ..,,- that be stowed in sack of
.. --- - pretty for home use or gifts Cardboard from the head. The pillow just may away a
Rustic Christmas Gifts.For will be stiff enough for these. fills up the space above the shoulder: feathers which has done service dur-

"" Our Rural Home. HELEN HARCOURT. best suits its end. Again, pillows of ing a hundred years or more. Subjectto _.
Now that the most joyous day of; Te. feathers are objectionable. While< all the accidents and emergencies

It:.'. all the year is so near at hand, and Good Manners at Home. they furnish the needed support foi of domestic life, it has, perhaps, car-

I everybody is as *busy as bees," preparing The presence of good manners is no I the head, they are too heating, as they ried a half dozen persons through typhoid -
where more needed or more effective I have a remarbable capacity for hold fever, and pillowed the last
ti surprises for every other body, than in the household, and, perhaps, ding and accumulating heat. It should months of the gradual dissolution of a

it may not be amiss to call attention more rare. Wherever familiarity exists be remembered that more blood, and I consumptive, besides being in con-

to the capabilities of some oi there is a tendency to loosen the check hence more heat, goes to the head star use the balance of the time." ;

nature's treasures that are scattered so upon selfish conduct which the pres- than any other part of the body. e .

lavishly around us. It does not need ence of strangers involuntarily pro Head heating pillows are against the Every one should read carefully the .
that one's purse should be deep in duces. Many persons who are kind wholesome maxim, "Keep the feet advertisement. of The Paine FertilizerCo.
order to make ready gifts for our dear and courteous in company are rude warm, but the head cool." There is on page 980. .

r ones or "nearest" friends; a willing and careless with those whom they nothing better than the hair pillow. Bread Sauce for Roast Chicken or
Tf heart and deft fingers will often answer love best. Emerson says: "Good Further, the pillow is for the head Turkoy. ",

quite as well, and, to my way: manners are made up of petty sacrifices and not for the shoulders. To rest Peel a moderate-sized onion and

of thinking, much better. ." and certainly nothing can more the shoulders on the pillow defeats the boil it in one pint of new milk; add to
There are few ornaments more thoroughly secure the harmony and very end for which it is used. it a lump of butter the size of a walnut,
effective or suitable for cottage homes peace of the family circle than the habitof -.--......- ----- and pepper, salt and mace to taste,

than frames and brackets made with making small sacrifices, one for an How to Bathe. or if preferred whole mace may be :
; fir cones, acorns, lichens, or the green other. Children thus learn good Get enough Turkish towelling by boiled in the milk with the onion.
moss found at the base of trees or manners in the best and most natural the yard (you can get remnants) to Have ready a good pint of bread-

rocks. For the frames, thick card ways, and habits thus acquired will make two pairs of thumbless mittens, crumbs in a basin, take the onion out
board, (old boxes will do) will answer never leave them. Courtesy and kind just large enough to slip over the of the milk and pour it, boiling, over .
''f t for a foundation, but for the ness will never lose their charm, whileall thumb and allow to stretch flat; alsoa the bread, then covtr it closely for five

(l- brackets something more substantial spurious imitations of them are to large, rough towel and a generous minutes, stir up well, and it will be- ;

t" is requisite, a thin board, shaped with be dt"spised.The Republic. supply of tepid water, and, of course, ready to serve. Bought bread is bet- _
knife or scroll saw. .-o-. soap, and either another towel to standon ter than homemade for making this ysiuce. :
The secret of making effective de- Ventilation.A or a piece of oilcloth four feet square.It J

signs is to use very few large cones or new coal stove has a nice is very important to have a warm -- -a-- !
rr acorns, and not to split them; you arrangement for taking cold fresh air room, so that the body may not be Recipes. i
i v don't see them split on the trees, you from chilled when you doff your garments.
f know, and your object is to make brought through a pipe leading After taking everything off, stand on CHEESE PIE.-Beat three eggs, acupof .. -
d the outer foundation wall beneath the '
sugar and butter each together, flavor ;
natural. Fill in between the oilcloth or towel in front of
them look lour
: floor, to flues in the stove, whence it with nutmeg; pourin pie pans lined with.
t't.: the larger cones or acorns with smaller is heated and diffused through the basin, slip your mittens on, and dip rich pastry and bake; spread over with j
... ones and little twigs or tiny bits room, being in fact a miniature fur- them in the water, squeeze the drips meringue, set in the stove one minute to- -1
laid in and from the mitten well and rub brown. -
of lichens, on profusion, This stove also draws the cold soap j
, standing out well from the groundJ the body all over, beginning at the WHITE CABBAGE SALAD.-Set a firm
floor and sends it the
air from the
; up white in cold and let it
cabbage water
work to avoid that look of for- neck and ending with the toes. Take
so as
J In this the outlet for
chimney. case, stand some hours, then dry well and
mal stiffness. A little bit of our off the mittens, lay them down beside
shred fine. For the take
t vitiated air should be near the floor, very dressing a
,.. Florida moss trailing over frame, or since it will be pressed downward by the basin; all the soil of the body will piece of butter the size of a walnut, and }.
I depending from a bracket, would add the heated fresh air. If no better be in those mittens. Take your second a tablespoonful of flour; mix well, and :
greatly to the tasteful effect, and be pair of mittens, slip them on and go add two tablespoonfuls of vinegar or -
is ventilate the
I way provided. through sour lemon juice; scald for a minute
f especially appreciated by Northern over your body again, {rinsing
windows, throwing them wide open then add the beaten yolk of an egg and ..
f ". friends. It would be a good idea tot when the weather will possibly mittens several times, thus : Taket two tablepoonfuls of cream, with seasoning -
per- '
stain the groundwork dark brown, e soap off the arms, rinse the waist, to taste. Pour over and serve._-.
f mit, and in very cold weather fit a-
( and then if you should chance to let plain board beneath the lower sash in etc. Bathing thus rests and strength.

f: any of it show through, (which }'ou'f surh a way as to make a parting of ens a tired body. It takes from eightto
must not, though), it would not much one to three inches where the sashesov ten minutes to wash from top to I l lJ
1 matter. Before beginning work, the toe, and to rinse the mittens in a
rlap in the center. This gives a
be Into their second water ready for another day.It .
T ., acorns should glued cups, small though cons ant current of ,
t fallen pure is well to them in the air to
even if they have not out. air without direct put
inflicting a draught.
t When you see a man "in his cups": -Farmer's Review. sweeten, and have them boiled oncea Ii i

f the spectacle is not attractive, but it e week to keep them pleasant. /
Oak ---- .....-- Q
I- is different with acorns, you see. Button Holes.

i' galls are effective too, gathered with For calico, muslin and cotton goods Feather Beds.
adhere to and a few Dr. Kellogg in "Domestic Sanita- n
, the twigs they generally use No. 30 thread, make one ,
small pressed oak leaves can be usedto immediately below the neck band or tion," sums up their objectionable

advantage, and many other little"bits" collar, then measure off at equal distances qualities thus : "The use of featherbeds \ I.
that observant eyes will find the rest, having previously decided may be shown to be detrimentalto \
scattered about in the piney woods or how many you would put on the health in several ways, but we wishto r
hammocks. allotted On white goods call attention to the fact that they When"old Sol" makes all things sizzle,
space. Drink! Hires' Root Beer. .
Common, strong glue, melted over I mark where you intend to put them may be a source of contamination of When dull care makes life a fizzle, 1
the fire, a little water over it, and with a lead pencil; on colored goods the air immediately surrounding a Drink Hires' Root Beer. J

more surrounding the vessel it is.. with a chalk crayon, then with a sharp person during sleep. Feathers not When you feel a little dry, ;,
melted in, is the best thing to use as a pair of scissors cut them, and overcastif not only themselves undergo a slow When you're cross,and don't know why, '
fixture. After getting the ground. the goods is inclined to ravel; beginto decomposition, evolving foul and When with thirst the children cry, '.

work of, your bracket well covered work away from the edge ot the poisonous gases, but on account of There's Drink a sweet Hires'relief Root to try-Beer. ..

with the several materials named waist and at the side where the button their[ remarkable hygroscopic proper- A 25 cent Package makes five gallons.
touch the cones and acorns with fresh : pulls to, work a bar to stay it If you ties in which they are equalled by few
hot glue, and stick on clusters of have never learned how to work them other substances, they absorb the A.A.Geroe. W. B.Ceres. !

acorn cups, an oak gall, a little twig, nicely, one hour's practice with thick fetid exhalations from the body which Established 1870.
that will lighten are thrown off from the skin during
or moss-something loth and a coarse needle and thread SON.
the even that that sleep. As this continues often for along A. .
up straight, appearance win\\ convince you anybody can IA.
the larger one will give. The light work> them right by first learning how. time, the accumulations may be- bob, 507 509 Monroe Street
grey lichen, with the scarlet top, is I < : every great and the feather bed
very effective here, as in fact, it is I Hair Pillows. DC converted into a hotbed of diseased TOLEDO, OHIO. ."
little of the As feathers suffer little and Dealers in-
everywhere. Lastly, put spotsof A consideration physiological germs. -Importers
hot glue here and there over the eason for pi1 lows will suggest their oss by use, the feather bed often becomes -
; heirloom and is down orsign and Domestic: traits{ ( urf profaei.
bracket, and drop on them small n/per thickness. They shouldmerely( an passed
pieces of fine.needles or.. flakes of ring the head to the natural level. from one generation to another. The ;'
bark. ..S Some pillows are too thick. By bend- .lder it becomes, the worse it is. It FLORIDA FRUITS A SPECIALTY.

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.... The Florida Soil Exhibit. TRY, SAYS HER SOIL IS TOO POOR TO BE vine has no water protection and Before the freeze of 1886, there was
'. Editor. Farmer and Fruit-Grower: LOOKED AT IN THE COLD NORTH Island Home has. at City Point a sapodillo tree that had
: In your last issue you published ;a SHE WON'T SEND A POUND OF HER There is no water near Titusville on been fruiting for several years without
'- communication copied from the Bar SAND UNLESS SHE CAN ALSO SHIP the cold side-west or northwest. water protection; also mangoes and
tow Courier, in which the editor of ALONG AN ACRE OF CLIMATE TO FERTILIZE Island Home is on Merritt's Island sugar apples at Rockledge.Our .
that paper gives his reasons for not IT and has the friendly protection of the neighbor wants reports from
-forwarding to the State Chemist :a And yet something like this is very deep and warm waters of Indian river. places near the Gulf to compare with
sample of Polk county soil, for the likely to occur. The article of the This answers one of Mr. D's questionsand those near the Atlantic. Now, if he
forthcoming Chicago Exposition. In Bartow paper will be exceedingly; it was not hard to answer either. is in such great need of them why
order that I may do him no injustice pleasant reading to some of our dear Lands upon the east side of the Indian don't he produce them and show his

:.. I quote the portion essentially em- friends on the Pacific coast, and river like those on the east side of the readers that there is; "no particular
bodying his objections to so doing. whether or not they will take advantage St. Johns have water protection and difference" and some reliable evidencein
After explaining that Polk county has of it depends no doubt on the are much more exempt from frost thanon support of his claim? I will supplyhis
. some very rich soils lying outside of mood in which it happens to find them. the west side. lack of service in part by referenceto
the frost protected regions, he says: Our Florida soils are by no means There are a few places along the Tarpon Springs. Its water protec-
The high, pine ridges of the lake region, composed exclusively of sand. While west shore that are somewhat pro. tion is nearly as perfect as that of I
which produce such immense 'quantities this material enters largely into the tected by water in their rear or on Manatee. A large body of water to
of tomatoes, beans, etc.,are poor and appear composition of all of them with the their cold side. the west, northwest and nofth. Yet

are. A to sample be much of this poorer soil than(to the they required really exception of the muck bay heads, and We turn now to the west coast. with all this perfection of water protection
depth of nine inches), placed in com- reclaimed lands of the South, the The whole coast as far north as Cedar there was frost there on the
petition with the black, waxey lands of analysis of the State Chemist shows Keys has a large body of water to the 24th of October, 1891, while here in
the West, and the rich alluvial soils of; that all the elements of plant food are west and northwest, or in other words the game: latitude it was 57 and at
the Mississippi valley, would, in our present, albeit some of them, especially has water protection.But Titusville, without water protection, it
opinion, be about the most damaging exhIbition -
that could be devised. Remem- potash, are notably deficientin for this Southern Florida would was 5 I
ber, this sample would not be viewed amount. To exclude these Florida have the cold of Southern' Texas, I will close this long article with an
under the fertilizing influences of Florida soils from the exposition because we which is about the same as Mobile, illustration of water protection as com-
showers, and the life giving warmth of cannot send along our sunshine with Pensacola and Savannah.In pared with latitude. Here the riveris
Florida sunshine, but in the chill winds:
of Lake :Michigan, and under tho leaden them, or because they do not look as i88r, both Brownsville, Texas, a mile and a quarter wide and on i
skies of Chicago. rich as the soils of some other portionsof and Punta Rassa, Florida. were Signal our cold side. Jupiter is one hundred '
..Every"isitor who examined this the Union appears to me excessivelysilly Service Stations. miles south of us, but the river is on
sample of "Polk county soil especially and puerile. Other States might In the annual report for that year, the warm side. .
adapted to the growth of winter vegetables themselves somewhat simi-- learn that in December with stand.
: ," would pronounce it sterile sand- excuse page 327 we Both places are supplied If
"simply this, and nothing more." But liar grounds. Wisconsin; cannot very 1880 the temperature at Brownsvillefell ard instruments of the same make and l
would not the chemist's analysis accom- well send a blizzard Kansas a cycloneor to 18 as it also did in January both report to the State Weather Ser-
pany the sample? Of course it would ;; California an eight months' drou'ht 1881, while Punta Rassa, Florida, vice at Jacksonville and to the National -

The but that chemist's would analysis not help will matters not detect much.|jn, or a small earthquake: to accompanyher page 563, nearly one degree further Service at Washington.These .

, the sample the magic of Florida sunshine,, soil e. hibits. These are very real north, showed 39 and 45 as the lowest figures are the lowest for
r any more than will the eye.of the visitor and essential home companions, of the for these months. This is what water each month:
at the Worlds Fair. soils of these several States and more protection means to South Florida.At Island Home. Jupiter. J
In our judgment, the proposed soil exhibit or less important factors in determin- Galveston it was also 18. Gal- October 1891......... |7 55
will be the most deceptive and mis- November, 1891....... 43 46
the fruit and products. veston is the Gulf than Punta
ing crop nearer ........
leading thing at the Columbian exhibi- December, iSgi 53 31
tion. Rich soils from Kansas and Ne- Altogether I hope the able Bartow Rassa and yet it was 21 degrees colder. January, i8oj......... 39 j4 I
braska, that will rarely produce enough editor will reconsider his decision and This explodes Mr. Driscoll's theory of March February, 1893 1893........... jS 43! 37 40(
(in net market value) to lift a $15-per- see that this section of the State is not nearness, when the water is on the Another fact is worthy of mention.
acre mortgage, will attract buyers at .
through his decision left out in the side.
high figures,while"Florida sand,"which wrong The pineapple fields in this region and
yields more per acre, in dollars and cents, cold in the forthcoming Florida soil Our friend complains because I did southward on Merritt's\ Island have suffered -
than any other land in the Union, will exhibit at the Columbian Exposition. not give reports from points as far much less from frost for the last i
be declared worthless.No. ORANGE GROWER. back from the ocean as Myers and two winters than those at Eden and
If it were possible to make a com- Ocala Fla.
Manatee: are from the Gulf. If he
the mainland.
petitive exhibit of climate open to all -o. vicinity on
the world South Florida would be there, Water Protection.Editor had taken pains to inform himself JAS H. WHITE.
and the field. the subject before he rote he Florida.
sweep But. unfortunately, upon I Island Home. .
r that cannot be done. Florida climate Farmer and Fruit Grower would have known that there are no -
would not "keep" an hour in any other As Mr. Driscoll's questions relateto such points. Or, possibly, he did Mexican Irrigation: for Florida. !
state.Now water: protection I propose to treat know it and made this complaint to I find that the general belief in English -
it occurs to me that this is them under that head. Mr.! D., to cover up the weakness of his cause. -peaking nations is that the irri-
very far from a wise view of the mat date, has failed to tell us what he :I Neither Titusville nor Jupiter has gation of the world is almost entirely
ter. What the world wishes to know means by water protection.He water is
protection. Jupiter not'on mountain streams.
and what in all fairness it is entitled to seems ;o use it in the sense of of land Mr. dependent upon
a narrow strip as
know are the exact facts in regard to "nearness to water," as in the follow D. affirms, but on the mainland, the After a thorough investigation of the
Florida soil. The people of the Stateare ing: "How can he account for that I same as Titusville. They both have subject, in Mexico, where irrigation

also deeply interested in learning (three degrees warmer) except that the abundance of water near them, but of the crop is at its greatest perfection,
the truth. Nothing of could difference is due to the distance Titus. II
the is the side be small
water on wrong to I[ find that comparatively a portion -
be better adapted to this.purpose than ville is from the Atlantic a> compared of use when the blizzards come. direct flow from higher
fair and carefully selected samples of to Island Homer" I : depends on
Manatee: is about the same distance altitudes but that nearly all cf the
the soil itself, especially when accom- Mr. Driscoll may use it in the sense ,
panied by an accurate chemical analysis of "nearness to water," but other from the gulf that Titusville is from most fertile mesas are irrigated from
the ocean, and there is hardly a placein wells and the water is raised by hand
of the same. Anything that even people do not. Lands along the east ,
looks like a fear of facing the truth will side of the St. Johns river are much Florida that has such completewater power. Frost is scarce, the winds are
be ten times more disastrous than the more exempt from frost than on the protection, almost continuouswater very gentle and soft, there is little
truth itself. Such excuses as are given west side. This is what is meant by to the north for fifty miles and snow at any time on the mountains in
__ by the Bartow editor will be acceptedby water protection. Water on the cold the same to the west and northwest for inter-tropical Mexico, and the patient
the world and especially by Cali side and not far away gives water pro- five hundred miles. Aztec is the cheapest power to use in
fomia,'our principal rival in the production tection from cold. This is the sense "Winter gardening is successfully raising the water. Two men work
of citrus fruits as an abject in which I shall use it in this paper. carried on" without water protectionon together at each well with sweeps and
confession of inferiority, in one of the Water to the windward in the coldest the west side of Indian River from ten.quart buckets and in one day they
most essential factors of success in weather. Water on the blizzard side. about the 28th parallel southward. and will raise 15,000 gallons of water
fruit and vegetable growing. How Nearness to water does no good if the in this region are the great pineapplefields twenty five feet. They go from wellto
... would the Bartow editor like to see water is on the wrong side. Here our of the lower Indian River and well and are continually at work
his article published all over Californiaand coldest winds come from the west and I' that too without water protection. filling the stone reser. oirs, where the

in the numerous journals over the t northwest.The I' Tropical growths are found alongthe water is exposed to the air, and storedtill
North unfriendly to Florida under coldest day I ever saw in Florida shore on the mainland as far as needed by the crops. Water direct
I startling headlines something like this : the wind was but little north of I the hammocks extend, within twelve from a well is not fit to use.for irrigation -
FLORIDA AFRAID TO MAKE A SOIL west. The three degrees above referred ], miles of Titusville. Of such I will till exposed to the atmosphere,
EXHIBIT! FOLK COUNTY, TilE CENTER to between Titusville and Island ; name the rubber tree, the pond apple and it acquires the proper temperatureand
OJ'-THE VEGETABLE GROWING INDUS-. Home is due to the fact that Titus- !and the West India birch. more oxygen."V' .

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.. Our sandy soils first require three I Protect the Birds. Hates Again Reduced.

inches of rain or water on the land to The mocking birds eat a few grapes JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Dec. 2, 1892. ALE SCLWWLOOK1NG I

put them in proper condition for a I I and berries, but in return they kill I The Dixie Fruit Despatch Line (formerly gs garagajg&aigj

; crop, and at least half an inch three I millions of pestiferous insects. Two I The Chicago Southern Fruit and "HllD8r(

times a week to keep crops in a thoroughly I, hawks once saved my tomato field from Line g A--- ..M4iobjeot
Vegetable Despatch ) hereby announce
vigorous condition so without I destruction and to SPASMS are most likely troubled wit
: ; complete by eating .
to their many patrons and shippers WOBE4Q TSeheatr.medL for this Ie celebrated
any intricate calculations we can giving to their the to- nUnCnO.R.A.FAHNESTOCK'SVERMlFUai.
young green that, owing to their increased busi- aeon 7;can ri uw;""Inftverfail*. Observe p.rtico
that a stone reservoir six feet deep, on mato worms faster than they could 1rIY' R A thn.a.nidingtm tNnw
ness and liberal they will, on
top of the ground, will hold enough multiply.This .
water to wet down thoroughly (three year a flock of kildecs saved December 10, 1892,put the following low
inches rate in effect on oranges, less than car CANDIES\ !
) twenty-four times its own sur- my strawberries from destruction by

face; and will give "a good season" pecking the cut worms out of the loads, to following points, and corre-

one-half an inch of water to 144 times earth around them, each: bird beingof sponding low ratea to points not men- Being the Largest House In the State

its own area. more value to me than two laborers. tioned herein: InCANDIES

Thus we can see that at least four Let all birds be killed out and Chicago, car loads . 59c. per bor.

per cent. of our country must be covered the insects will increase to such an Chicago, less car loads. .69 c. ** ,
Cincinnati, car loads. ...46 c.
by reservoirs where we have to extent that it will he useless for the Cincinnati, less car loads..56 c. "

depend on wells and slow power to farmers to plant a crop.A And making a specialty of these
The above rates include at
raise the water, but where we have: stitch in time saves nine. Will Chicago on less carloads and drayage transferredfree goods, we call the attention of

ponds, lakes or rivers and steam Dr. look into this when dealers and others to
power I: Kelly matter to other depots by our own drays, line.
to raise water, our storage need not be he goes to Tallahassee?-Gainesville which is usually charged to the shipperat our

of such great capacity. Leader. 5 cents per box. Our time from Jacksonville -

1 A ten-acre farm will serve as a model t on both car loads and l less car SEND IN TOUR ORDERS EARLY FOR

and illustrate irrigation. On that area Every one pronounces Paine's Ground leads is from four to five days, thus THE HOLIDAY TRADE.L. .
giving less carload shippers equal advantages -
Stock Feed to all grains cook-
superior or
need four reservoirs built of brick
we ,
him included
edfeed. Maximum food] value, minimum ,giving (with drayage )
artificial or natural stone, consistingof the benefit of markets of the West at
cost. See) ad] 950.
on '
L. H.
a simple wall one foot thick at the ( only about five cents more per box than ,

base and four inches the builton carload rate.
at top, Corn Cob Pipoa. This is the only regularly incorporated Manufacturers and Jobbers In FIne
the surface of the soil feet Candles and Crackers.
seven The best cobs are the so-called Col- company for this purpose, and the only

high, enclosing one square chain, lier cobs, as they ;are very large, and line that guarantees the shipper protec- 3O and 3% Ocean St., JackflonYllIo. Fta. .

Gunter, of the surface. This must the grain is not so deeply seated in tion from freezing.
be filled in with sand one foot and Write for stencils to ship your orangesvia The BEST IAGIIIIYERIand < .
TOOLS in the world for
the cob in the
as ordinary corn ears. .. B 0 R
Dixie Fruit Despatch Line. E encc..dinginthb boilnee*-eJa
the whole ins de surface must be cemented
Good cobs bring about a cent apiece, Very truly, O. K. MULLISS. Horse Powers,
with water lime cement. so that a farmer receives about $30 fora General Manager, Jacksonville, Fla. WELLS Steam Engines
These four reservoirs will hold enough ,
wagon load. The size required is Valves
water to give nearly three inches at about 158 inches in diameter, and Oranges at Auction in Jacksonvilla. Iron Pipe and!'1tt.fD.s.w.n Supplier. ,
one flooding to the entire field. Hoa..'and reluble work
each farmer desiring{ to supply cobs JACKSONVILLE, Dec. 7. Miared. Catalogue mailed JVcc.
The reservoir must be situated so LOOM IS &. ,
receives iron of this size CAYMAN
an ring to At auction today fruit sold as follows: WELLS Tirri2c.
the will in conduits I
that water run open measure the cobs with. Reje ted cobs Brights, good stock and good sizes, $1.50 -
of stone and cement, or of wood, to to 1.75 large size and of ordinary qual--
are not usually carted back by the ;
every square chain of the field; each farmer, and furnish a cheap fuel forth ity, $1.10 to 1.45; Russets, $1.20 to 1.50; BETHEL CLASSiClL! lid YILI.A.CA.DED4Y. x 2'

square chain or equivalent surface Mandarins, $2.25 to 2.50; bright grapefruit .
boilers of the factory.
$2.40. f orBnilnenUnlT.raitlM and
must be so terraced, if not naturally The ends of the accepted cobs are The Northern x markets are wpak. Actual Prepare We.t Folmt.t Catalog addr...Ma]., 1.
)K.A.MclxTTKB,Bethel Academy, Va _
level, that it can be flooded separately; cut off by a circular saw, and a good ; l tales for this week being from 60 to

and when intelligently managed it will sized cob is, in addition, cut in two 70 cents lower than last week, with heavy
be found that with an abundance of for from shipments on the way. "SORE TESTIMONIALS"
pieces making two pipes a
water the sandiest soils can be flooded, JACKSONVILLE FRUIT AUCTION Co. .... .
for autber of machine
single cob. Each piece is then bored T. K. TowNEJ.. C. MACOSIBER.
!old thu any ether hatcnarIf :
before the
if done quickly water beginsto out by suitable boring machines handled ----- .. /aUee.eeeMfaloperfttioi -
soak in. If the is done at Deeatvr.Illinois. 23
flooding by boys, and serving to remove .hick* hatched at 0.. tin*
about sunset the moisture will reach the pith. BOWLING I O GREEN ACADEMY. with W stt.ape4itReliebl.Incubator

several feet from where 1m. for
t plants away The hollow pieces are then turnedon V chartered. yre, ratoiTiebool of the hifthect repuU- ..M1.tanpc.... .I..new.....w--.
the soaked in before : -..nC. Health perVct. CbargMlow.r .
water s
This is all there is of irrigation.morning. the outside to give the proper shapeto ,........ .t.'; : 1f.A..U.ufV..D".UniQrMU.Ya. Reliable Incubator&Brooder CoQilncy] ,111.

the bowl of the pipe. A good turner .i
Storage for water system, in applying .
usually about cobs in
details of pumping, dipping or of I ten working prepares hour, and 3,000 receives $1 a THREE STYLES. MORGAN Spading
construction, will be modified by circumstances
thousand as compensation.: FIVE -
the and skill of Harrow
The interstices in the turned piecesare I
the former, but the one indispensablerequisitc 2'1ao1otl"'" Tb heat all arond U.tarr Ilarr.w ud Pal.erizer.Vine.
then filled in with self
: a plastic, .
r.r Fall J I.wed laad, Stubble -
is plenty of water, pure and hardening cement, aMer which they NO EQUAL yards and Peach Orchard ;LefYet.
of and above the furrow or rldl!!. Anile of teeth adjustable. Seni : I
proper temperature aredned, sandpapered, shellacked. tor Catalogue. Meatlem thU Payer. Addrm

.ground always,assured.so that a This heavy cannot flow be can done be A barrel of cement is sufficient tn fill D.S. MORGAN & CO. Brockport.H.Y.

the interstices of pipes, and to
direct from well or pond, except by 30,000 BENJ. N. BRADT. Ceneral Agent, HUNTINCTON, FLA. ;
shellac the same only a single gallonof __ A Special Tool with Short Blade made for Florida Fruit Growers.a -- ._
enormous 1
power. shellac is necessary.The .
With plenty of water, wood for present plant of Messrs. Tibbe THE ;; f

fuel, or wind, there is no insurmountable & Son has a capacity of 350 gross of

irrigation difficulty in Florida in the -way JOHN of successful A. MACDONALD j pipes per week.-Scientific. 9 American. BALTIMORE and FLORIDH STEfflSfllP>> 60, ::1

b in Tropical Sun. I Our readers' attention is called to tho ,

At the above rate, by the Mexican advertisement of The Paine Fertilizer Co. +' i

system, it would take two men (cost on page 980. ST "B :R.IXHAlW: : : ,".

$2)) a day to raise 15,000 gallons. A. 1
Jacksonville for
G. Kingsbury advertises to apply, by TO SHIPPERS OF FRUITWANTED : Will Leave ,

the Floridian method, 5,000 barrels- BALTIMORE I DIRECT. *' I

say 150,000 gallons-at a cost of '60 ,
But doubt if either estimate 1
cents. we
Leaves Jacksonville. Leaves Baltimore for Charleston and Jack
could be carried out. If the Mexicanslift I ..onvllle.MonAay. ...
Lemons, Oranges, Grapes, Peaches, ...... .... .. .... ......December 19 Monday................. .........December 12 -
two and one-half gallons at one Apples Berries, Green and Monday..... ....."."..".... ...........January 2 Monday.................. ..........December 28 -i''
swing of the working ten hoursa Monday..... .. . ...........January 18 f Monday.................. ............January 0
sweep, Dried Fruits. Monday.....'..."..'.."..."..". ...... ......January 30 Monday.................. .......n..January 13
day, they would have to raise the 1

sweep 300 times an hour or six timesa Will pay cash. Send fur a Daily Bulletin. Reduced Rates on Shipments to Morida.; .

minute-a rate of motion which This steamer Is perfectly adapted for fruit, being thoroughly ventilated. Rates. .-on
of and M. E. BALLARD & CO., oranges per box to Baltimore 33 cents,to Philadelphia and Washington 40 centa. *
Mexicans are hardly capable '
Insurance 1-5 of one cent. .
negroes arc certainly not, for an til- General U4e Produce Cottage: Commiuion Grove Are.,Merchants Chicago HI.and, ORAT IRE>,A* *,CO.. per JOIKT G. C *SIOJE95B] ;'*'> I

', day job. Shippers 7-afr 3tme Baltimore JLcemt Otn H'fr, Jftefcionvillf ;1



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k Unequal Assessments. roll : The largest pineapple shipperat take them as a gift and pay taxes on our premises and shoot them all.
.!. As intimated in our last issue, the least he is so dubbed by his them until they become available? Two men with double-barreled guns
J, Advocate feels that the subject of real neighbors-owns forty acres not Enough has been said to convinceany and three or four dogs can make sad
twenty miles from the mouth of the thoughtful reader that our tax havoc with a covey.Tampa Journal.
is which
estate assessments one upon St. Lucie River, whose crop was saidto roll contains many inequalities, and .
; the people should be enlightened. We have netted him $8,000 last sum- should be carefully revised, even at Fourteen Cents a Pound.
f: shall not mention the names of any mer, has all his real estate assessed at the expense of considerable, time and
Mr. M. M. Dobson of Davenport
land owners whose property seems to $5,200; the oldest of the "old timers"of trouble, at this late day. ,
us 'to be assessed at a ridiculously low the pineapple section has 64 acres, The Advocate does not deem it a Polk county, writes to the Bartow
figure, for we do not want the most including his famous plantation and pleasure to present these criticisms, Courier: Last year the editor declaredmy
imaginative of our readers to suppose improvements, assessed at $5,600; a but the universal discontent with views conservative, when I
_,'" we aim our remarks at any particular "new timer," named Winans, who assessments throughout the county, modestly over-estimated my crop, by
individual, or that we charge this or owns eighteen acres and who has never demands that the subject be noticed ,
that person with having used their political made a crop to brag about, is assessedat in our columns. See letter from one half what it really proved to be;
influence in the proper quarter, $3,000. The figures are in red ink; "Junius," a down river correspondent. so, with the view of arriving at facts,
so as to have their tax bills kept away the original assessment, in black ink, .-Indian River Advocate. I I kept an accouct of expenses and returns -
down below; par. This is not our pur- was $450. It is presumed they were on two acres of the South Florida
pose-"right is right," and we speak raised by t the board; the lower sum All quotations made by The Paine Fer- vineyard, which I worked entirely
.o'n principle only. The Constitutionof having been the idea of value held by tilizer Co., of Jacksonville, Fla., will be myself; and for a man who has to
Florida provides that in all cases the assessor. in view of great rivalry and to meet every make his living in Florida, I think
-' taxes shall be levied as equally as pos- Frank E. Heath, who owns the possible orders.competitor and should secure from two to four acres quite enoughto

sible. Where any land owner finds Dummit grove, near the Haulover, your look after in connection with a
that he is assessed double or five timesas finds that property assessed at$t aooo. grove or truck farm. With reliable,
much as a neighbor who owns property He would, no doubt, be glad to sell Important to Tax Payers. intelligent labor at such a premium as
admittedly as valuable as his own, the property very close to the assessed Comptroller Bloxham gives the fol it is in our State, the successful grape
he has a right to protest against the value; while the most profitable or- lowing information concerning the redemption grower mnst give personal attentionto
inequality, or refuse payment, and ange grove on Indian River, at Rock- of lands certified for the every detail of his vineyard, more
,stand on his constitutional rights in ledge, with 95 acres of land contiguous non payment of taxes : especially those details which crowd
the courts and demand justice. is assessed at $8,400; the owner Delinquent tax payers, whose lands I upon him when the picking and mar
,r It is not intended to imply that the could sell his property for $100,000, were certified to the State last Aprilfor keting of his crop come on; a crop
: county commissioners or appraisers for land is said to be worth a thousand the non-payment of the taxes of which is probably more susceptible to
r ; ipi the several precincts have shown dollars an acre at Rockledge. 1891, will find it greatly to their in damage than any other of the delicate
favoritism in the matter. We believe Another prominent gentleman, who terest to redeem the same before the products of Florida. I found that the
.. '., 'they tried to do their duty. That they owns 139 acres and a grove, which 1st of January next. The law pre. two acres in question took up a good
"have failed signally no one, who will will more than double the crop of the scribes that, as soon as publication of deal of my time during April, May,
lock into the matter, will deny. It Dummit grove, pays an assessment of the delinquent lists is made, an addi June and July; especially the last six
would be but little trouble to fill two $3,600; a parcel of eight acres, with tional charge of $2 for each certificate, weeks; during which I shipped from
..parallel columns in this paper showing fine grove and residence, bought of has to be made. Comptroller Blox- them 1,230 pounds for which the net
glaring inequalities, and every line C. B. Magruder over five years ago ham's office force is now very busy in returns were $172 or almost exactly
would be an appeal for justice. The for $8,000, and recently advertised in the preparation of the delinquent lists fourteen cents per pound. I had no
fault lies mainly with our laws-in- these columns for sale at $20,000, is : for the respective counties, and these culls or second grade of fruit to dispose -
t. stead of the work of fixing real estate assessed at $2,600: the owner could I lists will be published on January ist of, and shipped or sold every
values being entrusted to the easilY borrow $12,000 on the property. next. So those who desire avoiding pound the vines bore, except what the
county commissioners and unskilled the heavy penalty of$2 on each cer- "varmint" got, which was certainly a
appraiser it should be placed in So much for Rockledge. We are tificate, in addition to the present large quantity. The expenses for fertilizer -
the hands of men trained and expertin not criticising the assessments of any charges, had better apply to the clerksof and crates were about $34 on
real estate values; of men who make particular individual or neighborhood, the circuit court at once and cede' m the two acres, which leaves the net
a study of, and who have had experience but Rockledge, on account of the their lands before the time of adver- returns at $69 per acre; which I con-
r in such matters. We do not be- great value of its property, offers ex- tising. sider very fair returns from vines set
lieve our county commissioners are endowed cellent material for comparison. GuyI. out but two .years. ,. and the bearing_
with any special qualificationsto Metcalf has 80 acres at Melbourne' capacity of which will increase largely- '
Let Other People's Birds Alone.I
recommend them as real estate ap assessed at $10 per icre. We wouldnot for the next ten to fifteen years. In
r praisers and the work of fixing values like to buy his land for half its have a grievance and want to justice to these facts I ought to state
should not be imposed upon them. If I assessed value, but are anxious to sell ventilate it. It's about this shootingof that a fire went through the vineyard,
f it is believed a man is insane his sanity So acres adjoining, of same quality, at the farmers' btrds.Ve country last winter and damaged fully one-
should not be determined, if there is $3, 50 per acre. Forty acres of very people have an impression that the fourth of the vines, so that they did
_. any doubt about it, by a party of men similar quality adjoining the land of law prohibits shooting within certain not bear any fruit; otherwise the above
r who have little if any knowledge in Metcalf, can be had from the State at limits of anyone's premises, and also, returns would have been considerably
F .' such matters. but a commission com- $1 per acre. The lands of the Canal that if our land is posted "No Shoot- larger.
: posed of medical men, and if possibleof company in township 37, south of ing," that this is sufficient protection
those who have made a special range 40 east, and in fact, all the without having to fence it. Perhapsif
t, study of insanity should act in the other land it owns, are assessed ati.50 the city gents who shoot our birds CURED OF SICK HEADACHE
--! matter, and decide the question, nota per acre; the bulk of them have no for recreation and some of the coun- .JtD'Euwards been ,Palmyra, O.,write i
committee or board. qpmposed of value, whatever, at present, and can try ones who shoot them for profit, o f Irenes and groat Hick Headache sufferer ,from and
.: men who have had no training or experience be bought in quantity at less than would leave them alone, we might be hare tried many medicine, bat
t. whatever. The fault is with their assessed value. able to scrape together money enoughto '
I t-- the law; not so much with those The lands of the J., T. & K. W. find out exactly what our rightsare.
whose duty it is to carry it out, and R'y. company and Florida Southern These depredators insist that TotEs Pills
yet we believe it is not too late even R'y. company, in township 37, southof the farmers have no rights except
t now for our board of.county commissioners range 35 east, out on the desolate where the land is under fence. It is
to revise the assessment roll, if east shore of Lake Okeechobee, which rather a hard case that the birds I find?the only one tkut gave me relief. I
r (I thai oco pill act better than
) they are satisfied marked inequalities'exist j have no market value whatever, and should live ofl'of us during the time three of any other kn,and does not
I. which I' that the law is in and weaken or eripe." Elegantly mafmf
can be bought in large bodiesat game effect coated. Dc .xaall. Price,a*cents.
: Let us take a few instances, gathered I fifty cents per acre, are assessed at I then, as soon as they become marketable -' SOLD EYWIIEE.
,_ 'from a hasty glance at the assessment $i; what prudent man would care to that others should come close to Office 110 to Hi Washington St., N. Y.
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Successful Use Since 1888in

INFERENCE: 347 and 349 :Broadway, Orange Groves and Vegetable Gardens in size from six acres to 'one

The Florida Dispatch or any Mercantile Agency. ALBA\T1', NB'V YONKe i hundred and seventy-five acres. '-

B. PRESLEY & CO., BATTERSON & CO. I have perfected, and tested by use, an arrangement of light steel
tubes as a substitute for the perishable hose.JAMES. '

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And Other Fruits a Specialty.EXCHANGEI .I

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Coal Grain Wines Tobacco Etc.
Hay Liquors Cigars "
An Incorporated Home A@sociationofOrange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the ,
best ad'antagc.-AUTIIOHIZED CAPITAL. $300,000.: JACKSO VIhLhr' FLA. -. "
BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
order. Write for price list and terms.
GEO. R. FAIRBANKS,President. D. OREENLEAT, Vice-President. THICK LIST or WHISKEY. .' '

ALBERT)1.IV S.Ocn'l Mgr.and Treas. M. P. TURNER, Secretary. ..................................
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II.M.Baer, Duval; Co. A. Brady. Urevard; Co. F. Sampson, ;Marion Co. C. Hillyer,; Spring Valley..... ..................... 2 SO Old Bourbon ...........................; ft 00
Nassau Co. John M\ ; Osccola Co. II, Hutchmson; Putnam Co. M. S.; Moreman St. North Carolina Corn................... 2 5O Kentucky SourMarslt .... ............ ";5'00
Johns Co.;;G. W. Lancaster Bryant Volusia Co.:;J. C. Pelot. Manatee\ Co. ; Clifton Club ..... .......... .... ()hllak..r ................... '......... 'S OO,
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Address all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla. Stencils, Montrose Velvet. SO OO
with full packing and shipping. instructions,furnished on application. Jugs Extra: One gallon 250.; two gallon soc.; three gallon 750. Remit [by post oolce| *&ej
--- --- -- --- --- order,check or registered l letter We cannot ship C.O. D. to dry tcwns. '-
4 CAUTIONDcwnreordf"aJenaub-' A complete price list; of Groceries,and Wine List sent free on application.

name titntlnir and Bhoea the price without.Douglas, W l DOUGLAS JOHN CLARK. SON & CO. -
bach substitutions are fraudulent and _ ,
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der taming false money pretences.un. r ,$3 SHOE GENTLEMEN.FOR WE CAN TELL YOU .

L A genuine sewed shoo that will not rip t flne Calf How to make good Fertilizers AT HOME with .. '
seamless smooth Inside,flexible more comfortable stylish
and durable than shoe ever sold at the price. ::r
? t 'i '' Equals custom-made Roes costing from$1 to$5.
y The only S.1.0O Slice made with two complete
a sol eg,securely sewed at the outside edge(AS shown In cut), Soft
4't..' r .; which given double the wear of cheap welt shoes sold at thei Phosphates
I $i same price for such easily rip,having only one sole sewed :
.." k.to a narrow strip of leather on the edge,and when once .
r: worn through are worthless. V"
c' ThetwosoleaofthoW.L.DOUOLAS$3.OOShoe Saving you $7.00 to $10.00 per ton on the prices you
when worn through can be repaired as many times at are now paying for Fertilizers.
1" necessary,as they will never rip or loosen from the upper.L ;
L J" Purchasers of footwear desiring to econo 43-Send( Florida Circular directions for k
,, t --' mite,should consider the superior qualitlei Special giving making
be s '- of these shoes and not be influenced
ay + < to having buy cheap only appearance welt shoes sold to commend at$100. Fruit and Truck Fertilizers.

\ them. W. L. DOUGLAS !01 en's
C 84 and S3 Fine Calf Hand
H r Sewed;93.5 Police and Farmers w./ S. POWELL & CO., Chemical Fertilizer Manufacturers,
,, ;82.5 O Fine Calf; >82.25
and $2.00 Worfclngmen'Sf 803 to 310 Bowljr'. Wharf BALTIMORE MD.
.. 82.00 .
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HIS lSTIIE = 3.00 Hand Sewed J8i$ *
, 'd '; 82.00 :
y 1 3. S '::'::.;, 81.75 Best Dongola, No.10 -<3gamgBa S3.CO
t .... IfO -:;; are of the same nigh ENTERPRISE
It'' ;:j.i', .G 4 ''';'' '// ,' :; &;. ) = standard of merit.,; tlJ Sausage Meat, MinceMeat
: 1 Ti WOliDWIL ";. Scrapple, Suet,

I -"O Jt:%': ':' 4 :; :::: ;:; ,;" r Meat t Choppi o I ,esr c ;" v lion's Dyspeptics Hamburg- Heed Steak d Peppers Cheese for,,

M f Chicken Salad. Hash
-Q-TI N N E D.-U Chicken Croquettes
t shoe dealers and general merchants where I hare Codfish, Meat
Will sale to Scrap
. noarents. Write for catalocae. If not for sale In your place send direct to Factory, Ihi T e Best i IU ihs t 1 a tIP nor;Id, ) for Poultry, Lobsters
taxing kind, size and width wanted. Postage free. W L Douglas lirockton.Alas* Tripe, Clams Corn for
For Sale by the Fritters, Stale BreadHardware
. WANTED. for Bread Crumbs
Trade. -
Cocoanut, Cabbage,
) Send for Catalogue .? Horse Radish) ,Vanilla
' CALADIUM ELEPHANT EAR BULBS '' I Beans &c.Beef Also forEaterprisa'
or Co.i making Tea for
1 I g .' Invalids Pulverizing"
j t Address stating average size and price per barrel, Philadelphia, Pa. No.10 $3.00J.

KOMT. IJUIST, Jr., Philadelphia, Penn.

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frost proof fruit lands in the Pabor RlOIUDA.DiSFATCH: RQW2BurnErf1111 >

Definite exchange offer Inserted free. State Lake Colony. Wnte fr particulars to W. K.; ; .1'* Buckeye
PABOR, Manager, Avon Park. Fla. io-13-tf
what you have and what you want. F fARMtRSAUIASCt
Open to subscribers only. WALL PAPER-Cheaper than any house in :&...1..u........,..
state. Samples, prices and instructions [ "NI ALsa-a .

free,by mail. J. F. ROBINSON, 15 W. Bay street, .
FOR EXCHANGE-Three-spring pleasure Jacksonville, Fla. J246mR1PAIR
wagon, cost, S125, and t5o cash for twenty CHAS. W. DaCOSTA, Publisher. IIIIEIESN

head young.healthy cattle. Address W.AGIN, your old family Bibles; make: them at --

Hawthorne, Fla."CENTAWORD". as new. DaCosta Printing and Pub- TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION
lishing House, Jacksonville Fla.
M. E. GILLETT Proprietor,
BOONE'S EARLY, fine in quality; the earliest For One Year .._$2.00
orange in use. Limited supply of trees. Au- '"\.VEIRSDALE.F'LORIDA
Insure insertion in this column, advertisements rantium Pomelo. Mr. Clauser, of Longwood, For Six Months.....'... 1.00Subscriptions
must be accompanied by the money. received returns in February, from Barber& Co., Have in nurseries over 100.000 Orange and
Advertisements must not exceed fifty words. Chicago: Common Pomelo, net, $1.23; Aurantium "'-" in all cases cash in advance. Lemon Trees, comprising all the leading varie-
of celebrated
ties. Have King
Postage Stamps received in payment. $2.30. Some fine trees. Also, large Tardiff 4.000 Orange.
This fruit has sold in Northern markets at $14.00
Count every word,including name and address. buds on sour. JAMES MOTT, Orlando Nursery.
box. All trees guaranteed true to name and
7-21_Sw_ Rates of, Advertising:: on Application. per rst-class. Write for prices.
DISH-WASHER. Very simple
SIMPLICITY Works quickly, easily FOR SALE-Whipporwill pees, per bushel, f.c. REMITTANCE should be made by Check,
effectively. Special terms for introduction in .. $2.00; Conch peas(limited quantity), pet v nRRBSHIRS. Chester White.

t, every community. Address with tamp, MRS. pound, post! paid, 2oc; Chufa seed, per poucd, Postal Note, Money Order, or Registered Letter, } tiered. PIGS.Jersey Jersey Had and, Guernsey Poland China and
MINNIE WOOD GORDON, Bloomfield, Fla. i2-8-2t post paid, 35c; per peck, f. o. b., $1.50; pearl Bolstein Cattle. Thoroughbred
i millet, per pound, post paid, 35c:; four pounds, ?' Sheep. Fancy Poultry. Hunting
S CHfl will buy a trio of Indian Games from I $1.25; ten pounds, f. o. b., $2.00. Send cash with to order ofFLORIDA nrrJF-. sad House Dof Catalogue.
+> Beatty, New Jersey. ALBERT FRIES, order. EXCELSIOR SEED FARM, Keuka, Fli. 8. Vi. i itITIL C.c nTUIe.Cheater Co.,I'eaaa.

St. Nicholas._ 24tfFASCY i : DISPATCH, FARMER: AND

"" LARGE ORANGE: GROVE FOR SALE PIGEONS-Bought,sold and exchanged. FRUIT GRoirji:, SPRAY
or part. Both large bearing for what you want. Stamp for reply.
young trees. Good land ; healthy locality, on LLOYD GRANT, Lady Lake, Fla. 7-28-521
large clear water lake, near railroad. Address Jacksonville Fla zsJJII"5
l A. WHITCLAW, Short Hills, N. J. 12-1-21 Rein Guard. youR
AVOID DISASTER-Use Perfection --- -- ----
horses switchiug over
r ORANGE, GRAPE FRUIT AND LEMON the lines. Agents! and dealers coin mouey. Sam- Established I860. [
All the varieties and
leading one ple $i, with circulars! ANDREW V. CAI.LAHAN.
.. two-year old buds, extra fine Tardiffs.! Write General Manager Salem, Ohio. S-1r-tol EDWARD ROBERTS t.:
for what you want to H. N. ROBERTS, Proprietor,
Tampa Nurseries, Tampa, Fla. i2-i-6t Fruit "ee'
! and Wormy
and Leaf Blight ,
Buds all budded on sour stock and ?
OPIUM, MORPHINE, TOBACCO- ; kof Apples,Pears,
LIQUOR trained to stake. Write for prices. J. II. TURN- '
a at home. Whisky and tobacco habit- 8-iS-i2t WHOLESALE COMMISSION FRUIT I Cherries,and I Innisprevented ,
LEY, LakeWeir.Fla. I ;also: Grape
i. can be cured without Patient's knowledge of AND VEGETABLE. [and Potato Rot-by
treatment. Thirty branches in successful op ra. NOW is the time to plant Pear Orchards. If rp rnyingwith&'tnbl's i !
tion. Write for terms or references. All communications you want to buy cheap, write for catalogue to Double Acting Excelsior!'
: strictly private. IMPROVED SILVER J. II. GIRARDEAU,Monticello, Fla. n-io-6t Prompt Returns. Stencils on application. Spraying Outfits Best
ASH INSTITUTE, 48 E. Adams St., JacksonvilleFla. in the market.Thousandsin m\\
23G and 228 North Delaware Ave., i use.Catalogue descnb-
l U+4t FOR SALE-A fine tract of 320 acres of Land, iI I lag all insects injurious to
: mile from the town of Melbourne. $3,200, f rait, 1
FOIl SALE-100,000 Sour Orange Sprouts, part cash. R. W. GOODE, Melbourne, Brevard STANIQuincyIII.;
for nursery. Price, $i per M. II. county, Fla. 11-10-71

STANALAND, Electro Fla. W. H. BROWN & CO.

SEND to F. M. PAYSON, Crescent: City. Fla., for WANTED-A situation to take charge of air FR E Ell!
or Truck Farm, by a
best Orange Ladders in the State, 1254c. compe. ici MAIDEN LANE, NEW YORK,
Address DAVID MATIIEWS Clifton
perfoot. 11-24-41 tent person. I
Fla. ii io4tWEEVILS
, A Life Size Crayon Portrait of ...-
r and inexpensive. Saves the dishes. and Beans. Cost fifty cents per yourself or friends, FREE. In
Special terms for introduction. Address with bushel. Send for
$1 a never failing remedy.
,: stamp,MRS.MINNIE WOOD GORDON, Bloomfield, II. ANTHONY Sharpsburg San Patricio County, SOLICITED.Picking order to introduce our work in

'\ Texas. Agents wanted. II-io-3t your section of the country we

ORANGE. For GROVE particulars FOR apply SALE-Near to J. CONNELL Inter., FLORIDA'S advantages for small" investments, Baskets. _i will for a short period make, free
Mannville, Putnam County, Fla. 11-24-71 Estate Journal, Fla. of to in
charge one sending a "
$1.00 per year: sample, with state map 10 cent!'! any -

r I: ?' FLORIDA TRADE-The Lakeland Nurseries _4-23-i2tn THE "PERFEGTIONN"PIIZI(1N14 W photograph, a Life Size Crayon _,
have (on large sour fruit and sweet
grape thousand Portrait Free. Likeness \}
'. stock), 24,000 Orange, Grape Fruit and Lemon FOR SALE-Thirty Orange, Lemon U guaran-
Trees, one to four ycarsold, to offer to the"Home Pomelo Trees, leading varieties, at Magnolia teed. Our crayons are made by a m
Trade;" also, complete stock of Deciduous, Tropical Nurseries, Belleview. Marion County, Fla. .
Ornamental Trees, Vines, &c. It will pay Mention Paper._Ii-1o-5l ( BA3ET [Q L skillful artist, and are a work of.| I

you to see my stock. C. M. MARSH,Proprktyr,
This offer for
Lakeland Polk County Fla 11-24-1 it SOLUBLE SOFT PHOSPHATE; mine and art. good only a m.
Soft Bone Phosphate, analyzing '
11 short time-if want to take
25 000 choice Niagara Grapevines for sale 17 per cent. Phosphoric Acid: -5 to 7 per cent. is The Most Economical and Practical you
j cheap. IRVING PAGE,Auburndale, immediately available for plant food, balance becomes advantage of it, send in your photograph --
Fla. u-17-tf available by gradual steep. Price per ton, Picking Basket on the market.
$6.50. Discount on car lots. TIlE COWLES & at once to

PEAR TREES-A few thousand LeConte Trees JORDAN FERTILIZER Co., Barlow, Fla. Foi Price List, address
'. sale by L. D. BALL,Tallahassee, Fla. II.ID-Iot '
t I-I7-7t EXCHANGE-Beautiful home in Jacksonville E. H. WARNER ,

two story house, large yard, variety of nov io-2t Palatka, Fla.
FOR SALE 4,000 Grape Fruit Trees five years 122 Qulncy St., Clcago, Ills.
fruit shrubbery. etc.; value, $3,500, for 10 acrebearing
from choice selected seed extragood ,
: roots grown; fine condition to set in grove; form. orange grove Write in fair condition, with good FIFTH EDITION I I23.Names .

Best trees I have known in the State. I want water protection." particulars. Address FREE !
money bad. Will sell cheap. H. GRISWOLD, "EXCHANGE, Farmer and Fruit Grower. and Addresses of Orange. Lemon and

Winter Park, Fla. 1-17-41 I1-io-2t_ Vegetable Growers of Florida, gives acreage,
estimated yield and other information of valueto ; rVI! fl P U' Att Ktl>d*. water>o< ",on
; FOR Kieffer,LeConte,Garber and Mikado Pears, ORANGE to SJZER5-Ayer's break or get out Perfected-has of order. Address no growers buyers, etc. Price $1.oo. Address vN E II III HUN Y I Uinliv.DittMvj.PvmDiH.
Plums, Pecaus, Persimmons. Figs Wind and Steam:Heating Baikrt &,e. WfH
Lake Weir Fla. Florida CHAS. J. ACOSTA
and Pomegranates, write to J. H. GIRARDEAU, ALFRED AYER or Fruit nap you to.<,,I SSe,for ncyc/yfwtffo,of
Monticello, Fla._I1.1o-6t Exchange,Jacksonville. io-2o-St ll-24-4t Jacksonville! Fla. J5'oE'tf1( rainQe. The American Well Works Aurora.lli.
also, Chicago, 111.; Dallas, TeL: Sydney, N. S. W.
foi grafting and Vines of -- ---- --- -- - ---
FROST PROOF Tomato and Pineapple! Land*. PUTTINGS-Wood
lake front properties. Cheap. IR- Foreign Grapes. For catalogue SPIRAU SP I1'IGNOZZLE1
TING PAGE Auburndale. Fla. n-i7-tf n.lo-l2t VON LUTTICIIAN. Earleton, Fla HATCH ?

TJOR SALE-20,000 to 33000 Sour and BitterSweet THE IMPROVED
Seedlings, one year old. C. E. HOFK- AT A BARGAIN-10,000 very fine large Orange: CRAZING
LAN,Tampa, Fla. 11-17-31 Lemon Duds Hart's late Tafia, Mediterranean EXCELSIOR INCUBATOR
Sweets, and Villa Franka Lemons. J. L.
OK &ALU CHEAP-One ciao Egg Excelsior! DERIEUX, Lakeland, Fla.
F 11-10-41 Allows and horses to and
55 used twice __ __ __ Simple, cows! graze prevents
Incubator Chick h
only: one 200
used: \Perfect, browsing.! Price $r.as at factory, post paid $t. o. -
Brooder twice only; one Empire Gas Ma HARDY ORANGES- or Satsuma Or. ;I" The S. B. Hubbard Company, Jacksonville, F1.,
chine forty lights ; one portable forge, anvil and ange, budded on Trifoliata stock, four years land SelfRegulating agent for the State.
tongs, nearly new, J. CRAWSHAW, jr., Lawtey, old. This hardy orange ii! adapted to Northern,
\, FU. 1I-17-.t Middle West Florida Southern .
Georgia and M. S. MOREMEN
DISII.WASHUR-A Florida invention. Louisiana. For prices and particulars, address Tboutlland ,
NEW f AS. P. DEPASS, Lake City P la. ii-io-2mo in sacceasfol
thc work quickly, easily effectinl}'. operation.7narane MANUFACTURER AND PATENTEE,
Special terms for Introducuon. Agents wanttti. ROSE Plants and Cuttings make < cl to
Address, with tamp, Mrs. MINNIE W. GORDON MACARTNEY, evergreen fences. For sale. I Lowest priced fint-claii 'lutchalarg"rP'T"Rtag. Switzerland, Florida.

Bloomfield, Fla. 11-17-41 M. O'NEILL, Fairbanks.! io-2o-6t) Hatcher maJe. of 7-23-6mo
fertile at
Send Cc. for Catalogue.Circular eggs

TREES-All kinds, all size, all prices. sad free.i ICM other rot Hatcher.thanPate .
PKAR i any
Peach, Plum. Persimmon &c. Fine,
healthy trees and I'rices right. Send, for list. ri Stock grow; wards off disease. Circulars and Bmfat.rer 6E0. H. STAHL, Quincy, III. PRODUCE

D. L. PXBRSON, Monticello, Fla. n-jo-tf testimonials.o-6-3m E. W. AMSDEN, Ormond, Fla. MGOMBIISSION 'i

FOR SALE and-one Three hundred hundred thousand thousand Sour Scions.Grape! I TANKS Manufacturers-G. M. DAVIS of Cypress& SON Tanks, Palatka, Tubs, Fla.and, POTTL1TZER BROS./ FHUIT COMP'V. r MERCHANTS

Very fine Prices very reasonable. S. M. Vats. Large Water Tank a specialty, for railroad
STEPHENS Lakeland, Fla. 1022l1t'COR and irrigating purposes... Send for price 210, 212 and 214 N. Franklin St., Saginaw EastSide
list. xoi3i2tflLGHMAN'S FLORIDA ORANGES Mich.
SALE-One second hand Washingtot:
r Hand Press for sale cheap at this office.Write make any animal eat and grow fat. They have Consignments solicited aDd prompt return .
for particular: A SPECIALTY!
on equal for chickens,and are a sure cure for salt guaranteed. r. -.

0 you seed stationery of any kind-paper sick cattle. For sale everywhere in Florida. References! R. G, Dun & Co., (Bradstreet's .
1 pens and ink? If so, send to Da Costa Pnat- Sample peckages sent by mail for jj cents.: W. J} FT. \\YA Agency; and First National Bank Saginaw ...
LUZ and FublUbiof. !. HOUM,Jacksonville. FlaY G.TZX.CX PAN, Palatka, Fla. $-*$-zit .i-:,'" # ...... ide. 986mo.oq ,.

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Piano Manufacture.
\ : 22&24 E. Baltimore St. ItS Fifth Ave.
OVER THE SA..v AI.lLL t3ITYPZ.ILrS. 1 ':. We are State ,We Have
One and Two \\ DORSE DAY RAKES LlXL" GTOS. "T.nIche. .
Horse .,awa.r4 at W"W'I bpodiloa.

1 in stock. _2_! __ __::_:__Book' .keeping,.Bniiaett. Short.h..4.Tpe
y BUCKEYEMOWERS "- k tr" '! 8 ami 0 feet f rm rI. deou. IStrtcher. N).nun Hradaatrl i au.1 Telegraph ID Bai1o UUlbLe.... JevmJVbw.lUuO Bit
} Addrm IV1LUCJU V. SMITH Frw" L bc1oe..Ky.
.L The 6 foot !Is suitable ;
/ ? eaN 3-t. s for use in

.LcoHtjflde tttocK of ORANGE GROVES. ', ALV ANI lED '
t Jfoirera andifrjMilrit a ,
on hit ml at,9 Prices.
J'actory 1'rlcig. ''rl.t e for .

IcMlcsIgned l and much Improved furnlsaes power to
A Full Lute of Repairs for Sam.

Acme Orange Grove and Two-Horse Pulverizing: Harrows, the Boy Price Cut S '

Florida Central andPeninsular Dixie Cast Plows, and a full line of Farm and Agricultural Implements to ;

of all descriptions. Agents for the Planet Jr. Horse and Hand Tools, sold

at factory prices. Send for catalogues. i.For
t 120ft.
VIACONNECTS !')nu the H work of 4 borne at half the cost of. ;
tie,and U alwayg harnessed and never eels tired.
i With our Steel Stub Tower It b easy to put on barn.
bAKE CITY fttACIINt :end for elaborate designs[ for putting power In barn.BockweUSU.Cklcago. .
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AERMOTQR, 1 CO.Z rt Bale S&.,Su I'ra..clac. 1

t IND LITLflIITII Eli days rarllet than
any variety, ted at the -
Agrlm t'l Ex. Grounds
at O nrva.1 i. Y. Color .
greenish "bite pulp
FOR tender, sweet<< : and des
... ... Ilrlou. The onev jrr p.
-. firstboihInearllntM l'
that ranks
Nashville St. Louis and -
ChicagoWith ,;d. 'JP quality.
: .. hack Tine sealed wlibi .
'= .- .. rrplMeied trademark
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but one change of cars. a "' ""!"-" label bend for
I :' 'I/- ( .n>*a..r: tun rt'formal Ion. Agents wartr4tONS. .
Note the Quick Time. ircuk STKF*"- 'IOV1" New anaan.Cl .]
i Leaves Jacksonville 6.7): ) p.m.,';:00 a.m.: t- NORTH CAROLINA COLLEGE* 1lUT.
; Arrives Macon (G. 8. A\: }'.) 430:: )a.m., 40: p.m. l. =-
f '* Atlanta (Central) 7t;;a.m.1 8.-0-, p.m = PLEASANT, N. C. 4
Nashville (W. & A. & N.1 l'St.. L.) I I Nest eeseion! will begin Sept 1. Classical. Scientific,'
T.:TO ,CSJ5 a.m. and Pbiloeophlcal couwer Acdemlo Department.:1;
Connection at Atlanta also for Kansas Clt\ TLA.NET JlnOR!!:HOE WITH paratory for College Commercial: Department! fall :?i-1
Double daily service with Pullman Sleepers.This course Instruction thorough and practical. Good $
brick bofldiogs. Beautiful and healthful location zpeoaet
Route will be extended to Tampa. The MACHiNERY per te don of"A weekl*I 00.00 tO 8 O V.VU.' "
;r Florida Central and Peninsular has nearly 700 RRIGA For ealalogu and further information addreM u..
1 miles of track running through the Preaident, lier.JJLOO.VJmlTON .J. .SI111LE Y. .. ;

block J'ariniiiff "tlfllalr/I Section, 600 ACRES. 13 CREktr/HOUSES.. I
I'each rutIStrrrtrhrrry L.nmln, I
v t Orattqr, Jtanaiia Hilt.lias and. /.IIr"Jlllp CmtuJ'hoxllrrtte '''', Carry a stock of Steam Pumps, Boilers TREES Mm PLANTS ,

the .Si/rrr Sprlny aniltUhcr Wrought and Galvanized Pipe, Valves
W.otr81'a and i
I rtif fiDe stock of eT
Orcat ll,,"",,!/ ('otratry.Rrerhrx Srrnrry.The Fittings,Hose, Etc. Estimates furnishec'for I.UITandOUNAltlF.N ''{,JT I.T1f,lJe 'eMrt&1" 'j
the .\01,1 /'I nit hitrounds.. n.UI and FOU y T "11L1Eced tHU
t Has the best lands for tillage ,:rr'stestarl-' Plants put in complete and guaranteed atalogn.tnalled hen. .& .

l ety of soils; in the State, and above all satisfactory. Hand Spraying PHOENIX NURSERYCOMPANY
Runs over the Central Ridgreland l ; tuHMm. U UftUX XCITU A to.BJXXUUX6TOX.. .L_
Where It Is High and Healthy. Pumps of every description. Send foi

.. Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers: .l Mary had a Little Lamb,
j the best freight facilities for any produce to Catalogue of How and When to Spray
wool all the
(Snap iwr Vimery.) was oWe
the Northern markets. Send for the popular
song- Nozzles, Pipe, etc., made to order in oui ?! make it up in


with Its spirited words and beautiful music a, for 815.00 you know. .. r
descriptive of an actual Florida Home and
Ciitin-Bidi Suits
which is gotten up in elegant style-Six pagesof I.3 These are '
full sized best music paper containing also is popular throughont'i xnrlea-
a picture of a home in Florida' and a hunting :: because they represent the i
scene. It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents((1n s very Qalitimici .1.! ...'Ones, :,
to of distribution.
stamps pay expense ) "
I Send also for the best map of Florida (sent 0 and are essential to every "
free) and note the town on its! route.Quincy business man who cares one
Tallaha-sce (the Capital), Monti- ,
cello, Madison Live O.lk. Lake City, Jacksonville r. r M'I'; I Pita for economy and AfrKA.a.ANCB. 'j'
: Fernandina, Lawtey Starke, Ocala I Send us 6 cents in
Gainesville. Cedar Key, Ixnjsburg, Orlando, ;:: i ., stamps,stating kind of gar.
Tampa and many others. The earliest settlers ; : :ii? ; y desired and
who had the pick of location settled where ment or ue
this line now runs. will forward you SAMPLESof
e NOTE.-Pas<*?ngers from Northern connections ChevIots,Cassimeres etc, ,.
having tickets over the Florida Central
j and Peninsular points In South Florida have : measurement rules and
the privilege of being taken into Jacksonville :. fashion! plate YOU DO THIS ,
over the com zany's line and allowed a stopover a and we do the rest. Baltl '
within the going; limits of the ticket, .
with return to their route for destination free y more cheapest market.
of extra harge. s .mi for )Slap. of Florida, = KEELER the largest custom ;
mailed free. A.O. M\oDOXELLO' .P A., y- producer. .
Jacksonville Fla. AGENTS FOR
N. S. PKNNINOTON. Traffic Manager. y Fill Cms halts, |25.t Oa,
D E. }lA WBLL.General Manager? I VO"TLES STEAM PU.lV1PS.: Trnurt . IC." U?.

.. Hock lilii. |1S.8t Of.Oftrcoati .
All Letter Answered the Day they are ne e1ved. : ""';
111."$ 0|.

i The GreaHfoute to New Orleans THE S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY' JOHN M. KEELER, 1"

Only line with Through Sleepers 5 N. Calvert: St. Baltimore, fid, '
Between Jacksonville and New l1 *ga4T r M longtr tbt wtortloM oflDCa1t&11.| .

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is now admitted to be the best and most prompt one for realizing the best prices for orange growers. j jJ

Half of the entire receipts in New York of California fruits are shipped direct to and sold by me at auction. Results 1

have proved that the middle-men is a useless expense to the grower, who can save and make money by consigning direct

to t
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My location, in the heart of the New York fruit trade, and my long experience in handling. Florida Fruits, enables 1

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Account Sales and Check Mailed, to t the Shippers the Day AfterI I

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',.'=_ '. ion :Parr IPlaoo, :N.: Y.
Messrs.: Lazard Freres, bankers, 10 Wall street, New York ; Southern 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. ,

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>),( P(1 line 1)11O CI1.ic tt O Ffcono JVIeol,

; '. __ I'ure I'iiie (xrt.otiihci nOI'1e, Dtiz'li; taiicl I5r .iglCotton.: Seed Meal,

,' AJ.lia11,1 l&oiio cintlJLJIoocl r>otrlsl'1, .1.'cl"acco tear
.: Iffcone: oncl Pto.sI'1 Ct'lI'"ll.-.cif-'l ricix-d "Wood Ashes,
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i In compounding a solution a part was acc'demly' spilled on the hand
f and on washing afterward it was discovered that tie Lair wa c m-
pletely removed. We at once put this wonc'erful preparation IIn the
market and so great baa been the demand that we are iiovt liar uc'1I1" I
it throughout the world under the name of Quecn'H Antl-liatriut:,
-' Lay the hair over and apply the mixture for a few mlnnUs, am! the
_-= hair disappears as If by magic without the!eliehtest pain or injurj' wl, rt
; 7CKSON M. I ILLE, FLJ\. applied or ever afterward. It)unlike any other preparation er et..t
==_-::: for a like purpose. Thousands of LA I)I FS\\hohave Levn aniiuTi u
ll with hair on their FA CK,NECK and AliAX attest its merltn.!
TURNS OUT THE BEST STYLE OF PRINTING ,,- _; GENTLEMEN donot appreciate beard or hair on their next"
j' find a priceless boon In Queen Anti-IIahlnew' does ""''j'
with Shaving, by rendering Itn future growth an utttr JJMlbll.l\
AT THE LOWEST RATES. Price of Queen's Anti-IIairlne fl.per bottle, sent In safety mailing box postal paid by us(womb
t' sealed from observation! ). Bend money or stamps by letter with full)address written Plainly cornspondence -
strictly confidential. This advertisement is honest and straight forward It. rv-nr word ii
contains. We Invite yon to deal with n*and you will find everything as represented C"tnls out aid
send today Address QUEEN CHEMICAL CO.,174 Race Street, CINCIMNAT' C. You can
register your letter at any Post Office to Insure its safe delivery. \\>will pay 85CC for' *r.T'are
4 of failure or slightest Injury to any purchaser. Every bottle cuarantecd. >
SPECIAL? 1 1 Indies who intredue and sell among their friends 25 Bottle.of Queen'AnU-Halrlne.
will present with a SILK DRESS,lb yards best silk Extra Large Bottle and.&DIp)
3 of silk to select from sent with order. Good Salary_or Commission to Agent
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or would exchange for bearing grove and pay
ITS CAUSES AND CURE, cash difference Forty acres of rich Pine Ham
s ( ,
t Scientifical'y! treated:: b} an aurtst of vorld-wide mock land. Thirty acres cleared, together with
t ,,rte Deafness eradicated and
a reputation. entirely mile lone, with dock and
plank causeway %
p cured,of from after
20 to 30 years' standing, all ferry i mile from Grahamville. on Ocklawaha
I other: treatmeuts have tailed. How the difficulty
River 4 miles from Silver Springs Address
,e s I'is reached and the cause removed, fully ex I ;
plained in circulars with affidavits and testi- A. TREADWEL-L-,.
zJLLllL I, free.monials of cures from prominent people, mailed Redding, Conn.Clark's .

Ur.\ FOXTAIXi:, 19 East 14th St., N. Y.LIGHTNING .
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$5 to $15 per day,nt
1 : yL Iji'r i .ri tome PLATER, aenlnR

Md pUUa(jewe1tywatobea i
Ubteware, *c. Plate Ui*
i r t tines of Jewelry food u
Dew,on all ands of metal I
s 11 Li 1 with gold illTcr or vickd.:
; No experience ito capitaL
Every bo M bu Roodi Deeds
laC,Iattar. Wllolen1ote
J Menu$S.Write for clren-
Zara IL E.DEL'10.dsoeh i I

The Manufacture of Blank Books _t ._ t7oittta6as,0. I I

a Specialty. TRUCKING LAND without expensive Cutaway
I machinery or even artesian wells. A black: soil, HARROWS AND CULTIVATORS.
*:: SEND FOR RRIOESV / several feet in depth,level as a floor free from I keep in stcck seven styles cutting in.width
:; timber,which can be flooded by the closing of a from two(2))to six ((6)) feet at prices from$tooo
: gate at the mouth of the ditch draining the glade. to'Jt.00. Send for catalogue.
CHAS. W. DACOSTA Proprietor. For particulars address GEO. W. .
.. ,,' .. tetlachen,Ila 1L&.iTDrGs.l_ K.S.HUBBARD Gen.Federal State Point Agent

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t The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed -

3& to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. C.,

l.t. Both ways : "
:From New York. From Jacksonville,
f (Pier 29, E. R.) STEAMER Florida. r

Friday Nor. 25th, at g r. u........"SE UNOLE." ........Thursday, Dec. ist, at 10o: p. M
t Monday, Nov. 28th, at 3 P..IROQUOIS." .....Sunday, I-'ec. 4th, at 4:00A.M: :
Wednesday,Nov.30th,at a r. M....... "CHEROKEE "......Tuesday, Dec. 6th,at 6OOA. M
{ Friday Dec *d. at '3 P. )(.... "YH IASSHE." .......Thursday, Dec. 8th, at 7:30 A. M
Monday, Dec sthat 3 P M......."ALGONQUIN,".......Sunday. Dec. nth. at 10:00: A. M,
Wednesday.Dttf. ;that 3 P. M........ "SKMINOLK.: .......Tuesday, Dec. 13th, at 12:00 no'n
I Friday Dec. 9th at J p )I........ ..IROQUOIS". ........Thursday, Dec. isth, at IOOP. M
Monday, Dec. I2th,at J p. M."CIIEKOKEE. "...... Sunday Dec. i8th at 4OOA.: M
Wednesday Dec. i.ith,at 3 P. N........" .MASSEE," .......Tuesday,, Dec. aoth, at S-OOA.: M
Friday, Dec. i6th, at J P.u..ALGONQUIN..Thursday. Dec. 22d, at 6:3OA.
i Monday, Dec igth, at 3 r. at... ......'SKMINOLE,".........Sunday, Dec. 25th. at 9'oo A. M
Wednesday, Dec. 2ist, at J r. )l..........IROQUOIS..... ...Tuesday, Dec. 27th, at 10:00 A. :&{
2 Friday Dec 2jd, at J P. Jol..CIIEROKEE.".... .Thursday Dec. agth, at IIJOQ; no'i
\ Monday. Dec. 26th,at 3 p.M... ..."YEMASSIE.Sunday, Jan. 1St, at 1:30P. *{
i Wednesday Dec. 28th. at 3 P. Jol. .... ."ALGONQUIN." .. .. .Tuesday, Jan. 3d, at 4:30A. M
Friday Decoth, at J P. Jol........ .."SEMINOLE".... Thursday Jan. sth, at 6:30A. Il ,


ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE. steamer: John. Gc. Christoph.er :

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the St. Johns River.The ARE APPOINTED TO SAIL -.

elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamers FROU Niw YORK PIER 30, FOOT DESBROSFnoJil JACKSONVILLE. 1;
SES STUEET.SteamsbJpi"ItowdIn" '

'* Oity of Jacksonville," ; ......... ....No,'. 12, 3 pm Steamship"Bowdin" .........Nov.18,%.:'>pm j
Capt. W. A. SHAW. "J. G. Christopher" Nov. 19,3 pm "J. G.Christopher"Nov.25,8.00 am J.
"Ilowdin.Nov.26,3pm "ilowdin".Dec. 2,130pm:
Ered'Ic DeBary .. "J. G. Christopher"..Dec. 3,3 pm "J. G. Christopher"Dec. 9,8.00 am J
"Uowdin,".... .........Dec. 10.3 pm .. "Bowdin"...........Dec. 16, i.30 pm
Capt. LEO VOGEL.Are .. "J. G. Christopher,"..Dec. 17, 3 pm "J. G.Christopher"Dec.23, 7.00am
appointed to sail! from.Jacksonville daily except Saturday at 3.30 p. nt., and (from Sanford owdin..Dee.24.3pm .
.?aily, except Sunday, at 9 a. m.

General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville., W. H. CHRISTOPHER W. H. COATES JNO. G. CHRISTOPHER, '1,
Agent, Jacksonville. Agent, Gen'l Man'r Jacksonville.
JOHN L. IIOWA11D, Florida Freight Agent foot Laura Street Jacksonville Fla. Office. Pier 30 North River New York.
F. :M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville Fla.JlAUSIIAI.L ,. "
H. CLYDE Assistant Traffic Manager, 5 Bowling Green. New York. ..
"". F. OGDEN FAY, Traveling Passenger Agent, 5 Bowling Green, New York.
TIIJ;O. G. GEn, Traffic Manager, 5 Bowling Green. New York SAVANNAH LINE. i
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Laura Street, Jacksonville, Fla.WM. j

?, P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents:, ,

{ 19 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia 5 howling Green New York.W. Time 53 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, ands ".,
f' A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED. 1875. J. B. BOURS. between Boston and Savannah, 65 to 70 hours. f*,: .>.. ::
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3 ",VEST BAY ST.. JACK SONVILLE, FLA. Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class: $25.60 ; Intermediate $19..9. ; Excursion, $43..So
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and Boston Cabin, $27.00 Intermediate, 21.00 Excursion $ Steerage,Sf4-",
Jacksonville : ; ; .7.30; .
We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: .

Hay, Corn Oats, Flour Bran Wheat, Grits, r Meal, FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. *.1. I
[Central or 90Meridian Time.] \

Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark. Kama City. ..... .... .................................................Friday, Dec. td, '4.03p.m 1
Chattahoochee......................................................Saturday, Drc. 3d; iootLtnNacoochee
..........................................+........ ...... .'...Monday, I>ee. jib, 6.30 j P.l1U
STATE AGENTS FOR PURE GROUND BONE City of liirmlngham............................:............. .... Wednesday, Dec. 7th 7.oolfm
City of Augusta................................ .....1.. ...... ....... Friday Dec. 9th 9. a n ,i
Fertilizer Co. Tallahassee ........ ..........................:::.............. ..... .Saturday, Dec. loth, 10.30 a'm
Yugert-Illen NITRATE SODA Kansas City.............:.............................................Monday, Dec. nth, 1230.p.m
Chattahoochee ... .... ................ .................... ... Wednesday, Dec..14th, a.oo'p.Jn
Nacoochee............................. *::......::................... ......Friday, Dec. pin; 3.3.m
Star Brand Fertilizers MURIATE OF POTASH, City of Birmingham ...................., %.J.: .:.....:..... ........Saturday, Dec. 17th, 4.OC1p.m
City of Augusta; ..........................::.:;;.:..:.................Monday, Dec. I9th, 5oor .tt .a
GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. SULPHATE POTASH Tallahassee,....................................-.:...;. .......,......Wedn sday. De<:. 2Ut, 6 rp.ra ;
Kansas City......................... ............':.'............i.........Friday Dec. 23d, 8. x>a.m'
Tree and \ Chattahoochee .... ...................................................Saturday, Dec. 24th, 8.tap.m .
Orange Vegetable KAINIT Etc Nacoochee ......... ............................................... ...Monday, D ec, 26tht 10.00 am '
City of lllrmingham...................................... ......Wednesday, Dec'-aSth, .
FERTILIZER.These City of Augusta ...... ..... ........ .................................. Friday Dec. 301 h, J"5111 '
Fertilizers have no superior in the market and a trial will convince Tallahassee. .... ...,...........................................?. ......Saturday,Dec.aist, -,, '
Send for Catalogue free. **

r City of Macon...........:.................".....'...:..:....... ..'...........Friday, Dec. 2d, 3.30p.m
GREAT OFFER V1roy. UPRIGHT PIANOS.PIanos Gate City. ...... ...........................:...:.:............... ....Tuesday, Dec. .6th, y.oapja.
City of Savannah ....................... ...... .....................Sunday, Dec. Iith, n.od'a.m.
FINEST FACTORY City ol1\lacoll..........................................:...........Wednesday, Dec. iith, ;oo p.m
'... and Gate City.... ................................:.............. ..........Sunday, Dec. l&\h 4.00 aim
Organs, IN UNITED STATES. City of Savannah....................... ................ .... ......Thursday, Dec. 2M. T&opjn
$35.Always ready for QUICK SHIPMENTS of Finest City of Macon .. ............................ ............ .......... ...SundaYi'Dec:. 25th 12.00 m
On trial ha Organs Direct to Your Homes. Gate City............................... ..;................... .........Friday, Dec. joth .j&op.m
t 7ourho before From REV.JAS. M. POTTS D.D. editor of Mich. FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA. ;

, paying. for igan Christian Advocate Detroit.Mich.: "To say that (This Ship does NOT Carry Passengers.) ...t
, we are delighted with the Piano does not express :
u the fact. We are jubilant. If all your instruments Dessouff................................................... ........ ..Thursday, Dee. 8th;; 8.30 p..
Da Son Pianos & Ortatna. are as fine in appearance and as pleasing in tone as Dessoug..................................................4...... ........Sunday Dec. iSth,*10.00 a.m
1 T.BEAVER FALLS. PA this one, your patrons will rise by the hundred. Dessoug....................................................... .....Wednesday, Dec. th,'.J2.eG..

From PROF. B. II. PECK, Valhermoso Springs, Ala.: "We could not be pleased better with T.
.. the casing or tone;quick in response and melodious. In short we are highly pleased with the organ." ,
From B. D. GRIGGS, Adairsville Ga.: "I am well pleased with the organ in every respect. It Is
,. all you claim it to be." Connecting with the Savannah Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line);offer to tkt
From Y M. C. A., per T. G. COOLEY Hillsboro.'N. C.: "The organ gives entire satisfaction. Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. '.
. XCvery one who has seen it is very much pleased with the instrument and the price on the same." Through Ticket and Bills of Lading issued to principal points North East and Northwest vte
From BEN. F. STEELS Prescot. Ark.: "Mr. familyjs) well pleased 4n every respect with the Savannah. For information and rooms apply to
rgan. How you sell them so cheap is f wonde-' B. R. PRICE Soliciting Agent, ? W.H.LUCAS. Fla. Pass.Agent
77 West Bay Street,Jacksonville 77 West Bay Street.JtcksonvCl ,
R.L. WALKER Agent. c. ANDERSON, Agent '
INGflUTFITSERFECTION New Pier No.35 North River New York. City Exchange Building.Savanna*' ...
RICHARDSON A BARNARD.Agents,Lewis' Wharf Boston.
S. 8A Mfr 1.aNsS la t.r. tls. ..4 O.t r.rt..r..l1C.ptr. W. L.JAMES.Agent' it S.Third Street. Philadelphia.
.r M. u ul a.auy..Y7 aal wig.pr7. ia Tr...r.r H.aw i T. D. HASHAGEN, aatera Agent, Sar.t Fla. it Western Ry.Co. *Sx
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-"...-hIu.r.wk"c ,_. P-'e._sM w..1"wJoAe ..W.-le.n.. .. ..a...wrew jo*Washington si., B..to>. H. XHJCTT. General Agent, I
......M.. Lilris.....e.I..eau) i'illl p.l>t01RrVW ....iAgLl JiTit. For TkJuta afolr>> U t.. F.ft W.Xilw.Y*...M.. *I7 Broadway. .v Yetke

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