Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00264
 Material Information
Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: January 7, 1893
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
 Record Information
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: UF00055765:00264
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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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MAUVIN 1'roprletors.& POWKIIS, JACKSONVILLE, FLA., JANUARY 7, 1893. 'VJtoj., No. 1248 NKW> .V!HKllIKftVol. No. 1.

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BLAKE & RIPLEY, Geo. S. Hacker & Son,

onPOTTLITZER Prlcti a p..,....Catalogue..Wfte. *of weekly Bale furnished ...

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resiK'ctfuHjr( folicit shipmcntd of Fino Fruits and assure our patrons prompt I: .
FLORIDA ORANGES and efficient service.,; "Wo nsk all interested to write for information and. forward ,-a. ". .
shipment 'COo
A flPBOIALTY.IiAEJlYETTE. Wo refer )by j.vnnission, to A. M. lve, F.fI.,Jacksonville, Fla.: National Shoe .. a t
a and Leather Ikinfe, New York; Commercial Loan Co., Chicago; the Volusia County .u ..M .

I'ottulntlon INDIANA. Hank of DeLand.. Fl/a/ .
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.30,000.K .,. And Building Meterial.CHARLESTON .
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C. I'W\WfRtl. 1. H )UVE CfVitG.y A.W. KRO9T.DALMBR i New Peaches Names Wanted Prizes Off md !
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WltOOJgALK PRVIT AND PRODUCii COM' Oupsupply of Nursery Stock of all kinds Is larger than ever before,
MINION MURCUANTS: and includes all the Standard Sorts and many Valuable New Introduc- FRUIT WRAPPERS 'p
F' lOG n..f1cl" Strrrt, 3'rie York tions. Correspondence solicited from all who are in want of .

S f thern Fnut and Produce a tpcdalty. Re- FRUIT TREES OF ANY KIND. "
rut up In packages: of 1,000; sheet numbered
'nraol Orenr s, I-emen, l"intappleJ',and all every
plhcr lanky a dmtck. Conrigmuenti promptly Our new-illustrated catalogue for season of 1892-93 free on application, Address, consecutively: to 1,000, ,
*G.r r..f t efts and market reports fur- tow Price Good Work. Full Count.
akbtd frer.REaces: Chatham National G. L. TABEK Glen St. Mary, Fla.FIRST .
Hank, New York, T1nuwWh.J.aud&Co., and .
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LAUREL POTATO J7 Montgomery.St., Jersey. City N.J. "
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Onium and Morphine' Habit.

Cured in from 10 to 16 Days. '
tho Earliest, Best and Most Productive Potato '"
TatitrtU are boarded uuned and cured: before uACI SOtlVIIll.1B FhA. e
tltrypay. JodonHtlmaCuarantecOJium laver I grown in the State. X
Cure OMupaay Have Sanitarium c.len, "
S miiefl from 1atk euvtile, I .a., Spring ('. Is of Fino Quality, and is Unsurpassed for Shipping Purposes '
sad Brooklyn. Y. They have had 8 yearstsacctM .
wiiiM>*t one failure and are the only In. Peck, GO cents; Bushel, S2.OO; Barrel, $5.00. r
fallible Opium Cure company that offer rooo ,
for a vase of opium habit they cannot cure. Prices of other varh'tfea. on application.'
Their Bprtag Glen Sanitarium will open pertuanratly .
Jan ut next. New York office room H. G. HASTINGS &, CO., MACHINERYDO -
f!*Temple Court. :

e All e0uHB eieatiens strictly con fdeutlat, .INTFRT.. .. ....,....a'.w..J ATHFM. .CI.... A.. .
.. Scud for our 40 page lllii.truteilBOONE'S .
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WM. B. SCHRADHR.BRDUDUR EARLY ORANGE.The Steam and Horse Power. .i '
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earliest desirable Orange knoun; very delkioun,highly flavored, well shaped thin akin,but
!little pulp or rag full of juice and almost seedless.. ,.,.
Pipe Pipe Fitting .,
I also hare: a fine assortment of other choke Budded Orange afid! Grapefruit Trees at LIVING Brass.
'nserly Dann,1.eun Co., Fl". P1UCI1; "
Valve Hone Etc. "
C. A. BOOflE, Agent, Orlando, Fla. j
yY. s nd Heifers for Sale.
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q r h'YL' For rare as well as old Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Plants and Tr e c se FRUIT TREES
fi'' a hruLbery,Vines, Palms, 11trn,.,Aquatics.Pineapples Bamboos, etc., etc. ; .
..tkuk t tock safely shipped nu)where. FOR *.. _
3 Nurseries eetablished iS8j.
fiend stamp for new and full catalogue, which tells all about this stljcct.ItEAHOKKIl SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.Write .

BKOS.9 011 ceo, Fla. for Catalogue and price list.
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Yeah meat FOWLS.carefully Milwiukee Flapidi Dp ige CD.Selected TO ORAGE SHIPPERS., .;' 4

a.,KaJODcd Dtln and hermetically fine it can strains of Choicest Varieties ol' Citrus Fruit Trees a\Specialty.DuddingAVood. The Jacksonville Orange Market U note firm
wand ; for laIc at all times. and adTandnr. We quote bright*{(.75 to fi per
h soft fed so as to
,} 1 share Price 90 cents Our Block I b large and complete. PROMPT ATTENTION TO CORRKSPONDIUNCli.; boxnuseta for; 't.4otoJx..7S; grap rmlt.SrJO to
Sa brights;taugeHne pyo to 34. Ship grow
dozen Address 1IOI.USWOOL For Catalogue and Pri<<-Li ,address I
Reference-Bradstrett'a and Doa & Ccv'a Report
,=n' (Mention CO., w paper.North) A. L. DUNCAN, Manager:, Dunedin, Fla. I Ii I.l *. Consignments! solicited.BLAIK.*.THRA8RBX.It

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I'roprletora JACKSONVILLE, FLA., JANUARY 7, 1893. No. 1348 .V., No. 1.


BLAKE & RIPLEY, I Geo. S. Hacker & Son,


FRUITSviitLElts IN- rc =
Price Catalogue*of weekly sale furnished CHICAGO t eae
on appllNUftD.IOTIL1TZEIl. / .. .

BROS.' FRUIT CO.IP'Y, ] ?s i:

We regretfully( : solicit shipment of Fine Fruit and assure our patrons prompt !C
FLORIDA ORANGESA and efficient service. Wo ask all interested to write for information and. forward 2! :,. '
Bhijiment 0 Qa

A SPBC1ALTY.LAFAYETTE.. Wo refer by permission, to A. M. Ives F 1l.,Jacksonville, FIn.: National Shoe o un.a bZsr ..:. .,. GO
and Leather Hank, New York; Commercial Loan Co., Chicago; tho Volusia County C .

INDIANA.K Bank.. of DeLand, Fla.. v
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30,000.. .. .... And Building Meterlal. a
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New Peaches! Names Wanted Prizes Offend !
C. NUl.... ]. ii KiVRyorxo. A.vr. tROAT.8rtablished .
4 1869. ... CHARLESTON, *. c. \
PALMER, RIVENBURG & CO., -BY TUB YELL KNOWN- -- -- --------..- \
I* W11O1. $ FRUIT AND PRODUCE COMMISSION of Nursery Stock of all kinds Is larger than ever before,
)MERCHANTS and Includes all the Standard Sorts and many Valuable New Introduc- FRUIT WRAPPERS
leG JSvnJe Afiwf, ;JWu! Turl.c .. tions. Correspondence solicited from all who are in want of .
\ 6ontkeen Waits and Produce a specially. Re- FRUIT TREES OF ANY KIND.Our +
ceivers Orangec, Lemons, Pineapples,and all Put up In packages pf i ew; every sheet numbered }
\ ether Preka and truck. Consignments promptly iictrillttstrated catalogue for season of 1892-93 free on application Address, consecutively I to 1,000. ,
TtaiUt6rft Sti H1 and market report* furnUbed I.ow Prices. Good Work. Full Cuuut.
free. KeTtntei: Chatham National _. G. L. TAKER Glen St. Mary, Fla.FIRST .
Hank, Hew York. ThurWr. Whyland.. & Co., and -- '- -- ----- THE JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO.
11ercantikAgencies ,, .
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LAUREL POTATO -.--Montgomery- St.,Jersey City N.J.. :""f

Onium and Morphine,' Habit. i NTOiiisON :

Cured In from 10 to 15 Days. .
Tho Earliest, Best and Most Productive Potato _
Patient are boarded nursed and cured before in the JACKSONVILLE' Fl1A.
they pey. Tbeloctoml Nclnia Opium l Kwcr grown State.Is ..... '
Cure Company have Sanitariums Spring Glen, .
S mile from Jacksonville: tfa., Atlanta Ga., of Fino Quality, and is Unsurpassed for Shipping Purposes _} _
and Brooklrn, ri. Y. They have bad 8 years IRRIGATING ;
acctwitout) failure and are the only in Peck, GO cents; Bushel, S2.OO; Barrel, 500. /I;
falHUe Opium Cure company that offerslteoo
for a case of opium habit they cannot cure. Prices of other varieties 5 on application. .' ,
Their Spring Glen Sanitarium rill open rternmnently .
Jan. lit next. New York office room H. G. HASTINGS I &. CO., MACHINERY
get Temple Court.

All communications' strictly confidential. INTERLACHEN, FLA. .
be ml fur our 4O page llluntrated Catalogue. 13OTH 't
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will E: SCHRAUKK'. BOONE'S EARLY ORANGE.The Steam and Horse Power. ( .t,t.. .

earliest desirable Orange known; very dcldou! !, highly flavored,well shaped,thin skin,but
Ititle pulp or rag, full of juice and almost seedless. :
I also have: a fine assortment of other choke Budded Orange afid Grapefruit Tree at LIVING Pipe, Pipe Fitting, Brass -'
lI '.,erl, I'anu, Leon Co., Via. PRICI13 .I
Valve Hone \
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flgent, f
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A' 'I t Her rare*t well as old T.epicall'rutt and Ornamental rUetsaml Tr e ctm&Wry. ss FRUiT ;
.. '"ices. Talats l'etuaAqualks.Hemptika. KamUiea, HcM ttcI TREES t
r leek wily. ahlpped ever3wMerts *
ZtMt+et Myt r.tabllnAt. +I 1683Ms '
; # ..... .p rut Few sad Ml c.w.c... rshidt t.*aI441, .....s4.I' SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.WfHf .

e t,Ii ItlUHOftEK; : KKOM.9 ;)II..ro.JR.. let Ca44...ttswl t tJCNNINOS' ttIie 'hi

1'=' 7' I i.-IR rut i fay NURSERV 00.. ,! '
F NURSERIES! OF THMilw.ukll Tt+ssis.asilk1. 't3n' E
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ire hnned tntst. care DraiHi TOT ORFUR sNIpp1t"*."..:"
o.j. a and her laekM tsGr.ft..t Market fa Sm
strains of Chokes Varieties ol Citrus Ytult'tees .
.. eta<< rrotind fine,it can a SpecialtyBuddingWood sad advabda Wt fI..UOI&c btichta tl., tq" ft
ta oA food and fed so as to for acts at all times bcs nu+ets, l ..
-400 $
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Our stock to large and PRO MIT A TO .
ti I share. Price *> cent Catalogue and rrkc-Uttt address. $i fatbrttbtatasedses,3jo; to$4.. a tre.,.
; dozen. Address 1IOUJS Refertnce-Brtdueefa. and Don ft CW; Ac
,,NPR WOOL CO., 39 North, A. L. DUNCAN Manager;; Dunedin Fla. port Consignments aolicHtti.
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Spraying for insects: and fungus diseases is one. of tho* secrets of successful. fruit growing.-Delewure Jtira,,. and Ifom .

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Which by {feeding,. on the oil of the petals and stamins of the bloom, causes them to drop and the fruit to wither and die.fiocrato ,

It will kill the Rust Mites, which have made more than ono-hatfthe oranges or the crop or lSV2 nlst'y. It will hnpro.u the quality and appearance oCtl1o orange+,
mwn the }product of pine lands fully equal to that of the best hmnmock, without injury to ate carrying qunIiU It will destroy tho pldor!; (Six Spotted Mites). It
,.,ilJ kill the.1 oring Scale Insect 1 It. will destroy the Worm which attacks tho Hbro\l8 motl', t-n\1 ingthl' root knot oCthe peach, blight of the lln\Iplt.,1JUght or the
and the foot rot of the orange.It .
will destroy the fungus and lichen growth,giving; tho trees a healthy appearance. '
t U will, aa Mr. Axlinc (Axlino ,fc Mark\ !)', Cincinnati,) rays, return you ten dollar for every one that it will f) *t.
Spray when tho trees are in bloom and repeat us often as once each month during tho ceti u. For root diseases saturate the ground. sons to wet the root UKOno
quart to three pinto in fifty gallons of water.
SPECIAL.-On the first of January, 1803, tho price will be reduced from 30 to 20 cents per gallon for barrels and half barrels.

:Sprain (Ouitfiks! in Great Var-ier.e| at : assurers' Prices

p A full stock of Orange Box Material, Wraps, etc., as Cheap as the Cheapest.

,Correspondence J Solicited. E. BEAN, JacksonYile, Fla.

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

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

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


insecticide has been used by some of the largest orange growers in the State during the past two years, anl! 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 trees

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

fumes from the Insecticide will kill the Rust Mite even if the solution should qot happen to touch them,.,- tnTstng tKe

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

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

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

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

1- .. At Price 20c. Per Gallon, i in barrels. If there is no agent in your vicinity, write for price delivered. 4;

Spraying Apparatus furnished to our customers at cost. *

li.," McMASTER & MILLER, San Mateo and Citra Fla.

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?ttie attention orablppers It directed to the Plant s. s.Line between U.aftDa. Key Wet and Tampa, and South 1'10rU.t Railway between Tampa and Sanford:9.,P. &W, Ry. s
w Cal>>esYille.Bslnbridge;River Junction and Savannah;"aaa1.h ADd Charleston had vean ttunuhlp I.tde between .t".tudah, Pbl1adclptua. &) ton aDd New York am7iaaportatlon
:: Company between Savannah aDd llhl1ore. The bed equipped,fastest and most protUpt lines between aU puint.lu Florida and aU palata North aad NotttCoast t
KeceUers and Shippers Will Profit by the Following Unparalleled Connections ISOUTH
& sonxu nOUYD. JtOVXD
j Xtooble daily fast freight serrice for all points West via Albany Jesup, Balnbridge and Doable daily fast freight service from all Mints North and West _
> tnuuh. and Savannah to all points in Florida; fast freight trains both via Ga
'- D 0y AstTfrelght all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all ftutern, Interior and ban and Ova Oak.
points,including New York, Boston.: Philadelphia,Baltimore! Wa!'hit>gum and Providence.Poor Pour ships a week by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship< a
connections a week for New York via Ocean Steamship Company leaving Savannah York(New Her js. North Hirer)direct for Savannah Friday Saturday
tt r 7Maysaturdayi,Mondays Wednesdays.. The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers will teuvf.
Two connections a week for Baltimore Merchants' and Miners' Transportation Company, Savannah direct,making) connection on the dock at Savannah with R
Xtsivfaag Savannah every Wednesday and Saturday. in Florida.
G Connections for Boston via Boston and Savannah Steantihlp Company leaving Savannah. Jan. Front Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co.,leaving Philadelphia<
.. :s.t Vf9ndft6. from. regular mlliug! day via New Park to Savannah,
CowBections' Philadelphia every ten days via Ocean. Steamship Company leaving Savannah From Baltimore Merchants and Miner Transportation Co. '"
sZrtr 7 ana*; k. making close connection with s.,P.&W.Ry,for aU points in Ftori4 r'r'r
C days for Steamships are subject chaate without DoUce.n.norlda ,.,
Dispatch Line.If tho Quickest and best freight route from all points North, East and West to Florida. For full particulars,rates,stt' :'
.*eiti! apply to&Dl&"lnt.l of the above lines,or to r
C.:!>. OWKNS,Trafflc Manager Savannah, Ga. P. B. PAP,Dltlilon Frelsht Apent.8avannab! Ga. W. )g. DAVIDSON, fiea'l Fattes/ 4''
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I 7Icetiit. Suggestions for Exporting Florida 1 correspondents as to future policy to sound. If it had we would certainly ;
Oranges.Editor be pursued in exporting Florida or have netted every shipper $1.75 1 per a
l rt Farmer and Fruit-Grower : anges. box in Florida.
t, Boot Plan fo-English Shipments. The result of the Ethelwold's trip, No doubt the authors of the various It is significant! that my opponents
t r Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower in so far as the condition of the fruit letters published have given their and competitors are the only ones that "'
In your editorial on "The Outcome upon arrival is concerned, is just what opinions in the best of faith, but I are finding fault because I did not .-
t of the Ethelwold Experiment"in your could have been expected in all cases contend that such as advocate export. make the cargo land sound, and not :::::
issue of 22(1 inst., you suggest sending where funnels are depended 'upon to ing via New York base their opinionson the shippers. One, an agent in a
our oranges to Europe b}r "swift furnish the fresh air so much needed.In theory; which in the fruit business large Eastern city for a Florida organization
steamers: ," to be "dispatched every a bulk of any kind of fruit thereis counts for little, and not on experience. even stated to a Florida shipper '
few days, with a large part of the always more or less fermentationand by the Ethelwold that the cargo
cargo consisting of phosphate or some. production of heat, and some I During the last four years I have would all be lumped when disposedof
thing and only two or three courses of claim a fungus or element of decay, thoroughly tested exporting Florida in London," the falsity of whichcan
boxes of oranges at the top." which must either be stopped by a oranges via New York, and the results be estimated when every box of

Now you are doubtless aware,.thatswift low temperature or carried_ off by the* ..have, without. exception, shown I every- mark was inspected- and put- into
steamers- are Jar more costly to introduction of a current* of fresh air ; that it is impossible to land fruit in a lot in accordance with the percent.
run than\ slow ones like the Ethelwold; and the condition of this cargo shows sound condition in the English mar age of rot, each brand being kept and .
and not only is there the difficulty of that while a portion of it received the kets.The sold strictly by itself, and on its merits
finding cargoes for the outward voyage benefit of such a current, arrived in reasons for this are : of quality and condition.
but such a cargo as phosphate has good condition and sold for a good I. The damage caused to the fruit I can only repeat that next season,
to be carried at very low rates; jesides price, a portion of it was so situatedas b)y the great number of rehandlings if promised proper support, I hope to
this, would not the fumes from the to render it impossible to give it the boxes receive before being finally dispatch at least five cargoes direct to >
-i phosphate be injurious to the oranges proper ventilation with the facilities at landed in England ; fully ten times Europe, one of which is to load No.
stowed above it? I think shippers hand, to the detriment of the fruit. more than direct, not the least of vember I St.
would be unwilling to trust their oranges It would have cost very little to I which is in England, where almost E. L. GOODSELU f
on vessel where they would be have: arranged an exhaust fan, with every cargo is put into lighters from the Jacksonville,Jan.4.S")3... r-, ,.# '
stowed, for two weeks or so, close to flues through which to draw the air steamer side and then onto the dock, in Australia. ., IOra.ngcs
such a cargo. from the hold of the vessel, for which exposing the fruit to damage b)y being
Why should we trouble ourselves purpose wooden boxes could be used, rained on. When in Sydney I visited the fruit
about direct steamer when we extending the length of the floor of z.Vant of careful handling and market and was surprised to see the Ww
.. avail ourselves of the magnificent. the deck along each side and in the proper storage on the steamer, so far manner in which oranges and lemons
cts that run between New Y',rk and center if thought necessary, with portsat as leaving space between boxes for are handled. They are shipped in by w
,'vverool| l? There are vessels I wiling proper intervals throughout their ventilation the growers in return packages of
)!. le.i!"t iice a week, which have length that could be opened and 3. Lack of ventilators and all ventilation every conceivable size and shape,
J; ..tlo\'cd)[ thewK-lve able to carry closed at pleasure, enabling the person the En lisp steamers not being filled with ungraded, unculled fruit.
.'w Oranges in good condition; the height in charge, to force fresh air into I equipped with any means of carrying i I saw a number of boxes of what we -
of the at will. I fresh air into the I would call culls-scratched, small,
from New York to Liverpool.the Ins any portion) cargo cargo spaces.
"fruit market in England, ii only 35 There is nothing in the result of 4.t experience[ in 1891 and 1892in imperfect oranges, in many cases lit-
box; aud our fruit can be sold) this experiment to discourage the shipping thirty different lots, aggregating terally covered with the yellow scale.
Florida. this boxes of Florida oranges And right here let me say that I have
thin a fortnight, of its lea"int: i shippers, as experiencewill 7,200
ida. I have had considerable ex. enable them in future to guard by the fastest steamers plying yet to see the first cured lemon in .
peT nce in shipping to the English against any mistakes that may have between New York and London covering Australia. As for prices, they were
markets, and would not hesitate to occurred Even if the fruit sent to a period between October 23d selling* to_ the retailers in boxes about
use this route in preference to any foreign countries docs not realize as and March 9th, the oranges being the size of the Californi a box; seedy
It direct service that) we can hope to get. much as that sold at home, it acts likea carefully inspected in New\ York and lings (I call: them, they call them St. .
boiler sound fruit allowed Michaels) at from 3S. to 6s. a box; ,
If our foreign shipments were made b)' safety upon a steam only strictly being
this route, and made under one management allowing the surplus to be taken off to go forward, over 7,000 boxes being navels, los; mandarins, 45; lemons,
', --such as for instance that ol the market, enabling dealers to real. rejected as not sound enough. 6s. to 8s. For shipments they packin
<'; the Fruit: Exchange-which could ize better prices than they would possibly S. The consignor's statements thatnot cases, I should say about :.pu 6x9,
- regulate. the supply according to the be able to do were the whole one lot of the 7,200 boxes landedin rather an awkward box to pack large
forced their hands. As sound condition. sizes in. There were about three
\1\demand and the quantity of fruit crop upon
be due in Liverpool from long as they sell for anything above 6. As against the fact that nearly hundred boxes of that style on the
Down1 cou tries, we should be able to cost it is policy to keep up the exportation one-half of the Ethel wold's cargo was steamer I came from Sydney to Melbourne .
develop ow foreign trade systematically for the grower is in (fact reap landed in from sound to nearly sound in, and they were also scaly.
and!%; ith little or no risk insteadof ing his reward in the increased price shape, with net results to Florida shippers On the steamer coming down the
by such & flY experiments as that obtained for the portion of his crop of this kind, of 40 per cent. in Murray river were cases of oranges
of the Ethe%old.V 'not sir, that is sold at home. excess of what I have ever been ableto and lemons bound for Mildura and
you scale them all. Is it to be wondered
use your i influence both vjth the Fruit There is no patent on my mode of net any shipper who has ever ex on
ventilation is free to 1 ported Florida via New York. at that there is scale to be foundin
Exchange an($ with shippers, to bring ] any one apply& oranges
this about? .- it, and in my opinion the exportationof 7. That Sicily orange growers always Mildura, where not only fruit, but '
_- I am, your?. iaithftilly, the Florida orange will not be a ship by direct steamer to New nursery stock comes from Sydney?
*' *.*. J1Man4AJi success until some such plan is York, where they formerly sent their i[Fortunately! so far, I have seen only -
M*. Ji ..... adopted. E. T. HOLUSTER. fruit via Liverpool.All two varieties, the yellow and black,
P. S.-Is them not a trifling error St. Louis, )(0", December,, sB9J. these reasons go to prove conclusively and they have been kept in check by
of 3,000 miles oEfO in year statementof from spraying with the caustic soda wash.:
the distance between .I t'J.fott and Still Favors Direct Shipment. Florida to England is the only and Letter in Riverside }Jres!.
'Femandiaa' ? Editor Farmer and Vrult Grower: correct policy to pursue in the future, t
.J. I have read with interest criticismsthat if Europom outlets are to be utilized The lIon. Jeff. D. Smith of Westminster -
of the Circuit Court of
3ld., Judge
1.:; See "Our Tral) Offer" on have appeared in your columns and developed.I Carroll County Md., says: "I have used ,
of the Ethelwold experimented the am very much disappointed that Salvation Oil for rheumatism. I to. c fleet 5 .-
editorial. pager !..11.\.. advice offered to orange shippers by all the Ethelwold's cargo did not land were prompt and lasting. ..,.. ,
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": She Government Fruit Exhibit. as and bolls, both green and ripe; day for five days is the utmost the digestion Pruning Necessary in Poach Cul..
: Hdkor tanner and Fruit Grower: while on other parts of the bush are of a man of average physiqueshou1d turo.
One of the most beautiful and attractive diseased leaves, worm eaten bolls, be called on to endure, and Editor Fanner and Fruit Grower:
features of the immense exhibits pests of various kinds, and even the that few committees can keep theirindividual I am just as confident of the Pcen-
now being prepared by the government insects in their characteristic mode of appointments closely enoughto to peach and all its strain, also, the
for the Columbian Exposition, life and mischief.( There, too, is a put in twenty hours for five days of Honey and some of the Spanish varieties -
it to be seen in the museum of the I fresh-lookins "hill" of potatoes, with the week's Ivor The committees at being adapted to Florida as I am
.' Agricultural Department. I refer to striped bugs laying yellow wax eggs, Ocala, however, were able to average of the orange j in fact, they may besaid
f::. the display of ripe fruits, prepared: and red wax hrvic perpetually con- twenty to thirty specimens :an hour to be at home here. It may takea
t under the direction of Mr. II. E. suming the green wax foliage. I with the decimal scale. few years yet to demonstrate this
i:'' \fan Deman, chief of the division of All these things add to the proofs I To strike an even balance between fully, but, nevertheless, it is a well
.i'I t''"4'v JKHflOlOgy. that the Department of Agriculture the cellular and juice qualities, I gave known fact to many but every man
.1T ; This exhibit is so elaborate, so lifelike for the past four years has been con. one-half the possible points to size and will not make :a success of the peach,
.f:. and perfect in its representation ducted with great energy, originalityand the tissues and the other half to the because he will not be told how to do
of real fruit that one feels reluctant to practical wisdom; and that whoever juice and its flavor, making ten each it. This matter of pruning has been
4 admit that it is merely a fine-art production presumes to succeed General for size, appearance, peel. tissue and discussed frequently through the col
of wax fac-similcs. The size Rusk as secretary will find it a position i" seed, and ten each: for juiciness, crudeor umns of the DISPATCH, and other State
and form are true to life, for each was of great responsibility and impor- immature acid, sub or mature acid, papers, and all have access to its
cut in a plaster mould taken (from at'IMcal tance to the people. The fruit inter sweetness and bouquet. Much stress teachings, but a very few }have profitedby
l specimen of some variety. ests of the South under the directionof has been placed in other scales on appearance it and tried it for themselves, nor
The pears have the clear, yellow, Prof. Van Deman, have been as contrasted with size, but arc they disposed to try it in a great
'1 .juicy look of being fully ripe, and each: fostered as carefully as if he were I this, as well as other reasons, :a reviewof measure as }'et. I find some good
t, shows, every speck and shade: of its wholly identified with our semi tropi.cal ? the quotations in the stable markets men oppose it, but I also know some
'iITJ- or, li..a1. The( apples could not be fruit raisers. His alertness in shows that when fancy bright who have practiced it for years, with
; .: detected by sight, if mixed amongr conversing on these topics proves that oranges of 150 to :216 counts sell at the best possible results, who do not
yr: J.p. have all the glorious shades of red, details of the business, from Indian: oranges larger or smaller than these, think it is a matter of policy with
; *vNow> velvet bloom and transparent River to San Diego. The whole department choice bright oranges of mixed counts them for the present, for reasons best
pulp. The varieties of oranges, tangerines is a beehive of practical industry and choice russets all sold at about the known to themselves; and I expect to
o pomelos, etc., are easily dis- and of steady application of same price, fifty cents lower than the see them come out boldly and advo
ttngw heft\ by any one who knows skillful men to the most difficult strictly fancy fruit, showing that size cate it (after they have floated a certain -
them, and we even find some cut in investigations in natural science and and appearance arc of equal value in amount of stock), in order to
.t, halves, displaying the seeds and juice- social economy. the market. Crude acid in the flavor, rescue this important industry froman
; cells as naturally as though just laid The mandate has gone forth, to as far as I have been able to observe, early death. Any person who:
open.Mangoes "turn the rascals out;" and no doubt whether present from shipping too soon doubts my statement in regard to the
guavas and pomegranates hundreds are thinking how easy it will when green or present when coloredor facts above stated can easily satisfy
't I are all there too; and the new and be to sit behind those desks and sign i presumably mature from starvationor himself by visiting localities where the
;ijr "coming" shipping fruit, the kaki, is salary receipts, while tne business of one-sided feeding and culture, peach has been grown for three or
,k?::1 to be seen in all its l fare dimensionsand the department will somehow take caused a reduction in price when four years.
!*'; '" gorgeous vermilion hue; with care of itself. There are some who known similar to off sizes or poor ap
strawberries, plums, apricots that MODE OF TKEATMI NT.
1 grapes arc sanguine enough to hope pearance.
,,,;, and fi,.. I had the pleasure of con. when the turning.out does come, thee There arc often many oranges sent In the question of fertilizer, I con
'r- tributing some fresh specimens of kaki U n. men wi;ll hn U found cap able u.r\f to market which, though grading sider. cotton. seed.meal. and hardwoodashes .
from Orlando, and was assured that understanding the situation, and that strictly fancy in appearance, have lost and ground bone as giving tne
:tS '. they would at once be modeled in wax, they will not yield or lose any of the part of their juice and flavor by freeze best possible results; say, cotton seed
al; they were of varieties unrepresented advanced: positions taken in the agricultural ing. The buyer who detects such fruit meal, 100 pounds; hardwood ashes,
',; in the collection. field by their progressive and immediately reduces his offers 25 to or any good wood ashes, 50 pounds;
JF The material used is said to be untiring predecessors. 50 per cent. The protective qualityof ground bone, ::S too pounds, well
:! refined beeswax, improved and hard A. W. BAR : a thick peel is made much of by mixed and hoed in, although any
eaed b}y the admixture of a hard Washington, D.C. people who raise that kind of oranges, good fertilizer will answer.
vegetable wax of the tropics, and col- .- but a thick peel is nearly always the In transplanting trees, where prac
ored, outside as well as internally, by Some Principles of a Correct Citrus result of excessive stimulation with ticable, would have the holes dug
the most 1 pure and delicate pigments. Scale. organic nitrogen, and the skin is a just before planting, and partly filled
The men who produce this work are My own experience both in public pretty sure index of the flavor. I with muck, compost or a mixture of
real artists, though they do not give and private judging is that a scale to have always found that tough, thin- other good commercial fertilizer and
play to the inventive faculties, but be workable must be simple as possibleand skinned oranges, )juicy enough some. top soil. Cut back one year old"
copy nature most faithfully. A few that the decimal In connectionwith times to sink In water, carry and keep trees one-half, June buds one-third.
showcases of their handiwork are on half points for all scores is easiestto the best, besides far surpassing thick- Push them for all they arc worth the
exhibition, each sample labeled and carry in the mind and flexible skinned fruit in flavor. I have shippedto first year. Cut back onc-half of top t
resting in its little tray; but the main enough for the finest distinctions. relatives in the interior of New in December. Second year cut back
portion is securely packed for trans With the great diversity of opinion as York and Connecticut, for the experiment one-half in June in order to obtain
|M>:tation. to the predominant value of different I over-ripe and brown spotted vigorous young fruit wood. The June
With all their visible appearance of fruit characteristics the decimal is the Malta Bloods, with skins often measuring wood will be found to contain the
perishability, these fruits seem as fairest and most scientific compromise. but one sixteenth of an inch bloom for the following year's crop of
r* durable as marble so long as protected. The unequal rating of qualities and, thick and so soft the lower sides flat- fruit. Cut back one.third in December
under glass. Had the builders of the still further, the unequal subdivisionof tened lying one tier deep, but they of second year, using care to :avoid
4 pyramids put up samples by the same some of them, as proposed by the arrived in almost perfect condition.E. .- cutting off fruit blooms, keep tops
lM'OCno doubt they would come out California member of the committeeat S. HUDDARD in Agriculturist. nicely rounded. 'Third year trees

t of the packing-cotton in these days the 1891 meeting of the American L-_ .__ _. !' "--'. will have become stocky. You will
looking good enough for even Americans Pomological Society, not only pro now have to rut back\ the top in flint
to eat. vokes constant revision but producesa at least one-half, in order to get a
Some of the varieties are in sets scale so slow and unwieldy as to brand, spanking, new top of fruitwood
showing the influepce of soil and heavily handicap the endurance of; ; old wood is practically worth
climate of different localities on their tasters, and practically debar large The Sower less for (fruit bloom. This is the mode

typical form, size and color. For competitions by limiting the capacityof nAil first supplies no wvonrt h'.chance needy-If Tb ne. of treatment for every year after the _
instance, a set of Den Davis apples is a committee of judges to eight or takes try wuvt precsmitoa of third, trimming lightly in December,
shown, ranging from the little hard specimens an hour. As the usual 1autiJ1'Ferry's heavily and judiciously in June. Fertilize -
looking specimen from Maine, through period of a fruit exhibition is a week, Seeds generously in February and
4 the larger forms of New York, Michigan and justice to competitors it shouldbe k tFerry'ei ee4Annaal for 16Si \ June, and if your trees lack the vigorto
and Missouri, to the large coarse no longer, owing to decay, evaporation i Information contains all about the tatrot Garden and beat and hold their leaves till btein November
product of Texas. The same artistic and loss of flavor, which in a amnoritjr.Hardening;Kvenr it U planter a recognized tboubl fertilize in September. Work
skill is employed in building a lac- few days becomes noticeable with fruit have It. feentlr o on request.! them late in order to retain the foliageand
D.U.FCltnV A CU. Detroit.3tle!.
simile cotton plant. Some of its limbs exposed to light and air, 150 to 175 retard the fruit buds. But you
..' are healthy, and show the perfect specimens would be the limit of their will find trees trimmed in June retain
forms and colors of leaves, buds, flow-I labors, from the fact that four hours a their foliage very late. Dy following.



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this plan you will make a success and or plants of which had young fruit on "Mammoth Breadfruit" Weather Notes.

never have to complain of a short them and many in blossom. The cattle The Orlando Reporter publishes the Editor Farmerand Fruit Grower.

crop of fruit. On the other hand, had broken down and abused them following: R. W. Kelley was in to-day On December 29th, I noticed .the
trees that arc only nipped back in severely, otherwise I should have from Ocoee, bringing with him some thermometer at daylight stood at 30

December, produce very little fruitwood found much ripe fruit on them. fine spcciments of mammoth breadfruit -ice one-quarter of an inch thick

and Year by year your fruit We got two deer, eight turkeys, and grown upon his place. The and a light crust on the ground. .
wood gets urther and further away the honey of a fine rich bee tree on the fruit is a little smaller and much bet. I had: some cabbage plants about

from the trunk until at the age of five trip. The two deer jumped up( near ter flavored than the grapefruit or ready to transplant' t were in a bed

years, your tree is exhausted and can one of my sons, running directly pink shaddock, and resembles the lat. where I had previously pricked them
only be brought to bear by cutting off opposite, each at his best, but two ter in shape and color. The tree bore out; split stove wood into smal)

nearly all the old top in June and allowing shots, seemingly not over two seconds 250 this season. Of course this is sticks and thrust them into the ground _k.

a new growth of fruit wood to apart, brought both down instantly. not the true breadfruit (artocarpus incisii I I.among the plants close enough to. ,
appear. I might here also state thatI This was on the trip out, so we had ) of the South Sea Islands, or the gether to hold up a piece of canvas d
consider the Bidwell Early and Late venison that day for dinner. On this inferior variety of Ceylon. The for large enough to cover the bed ; this I ,

peaches two of the most profitable trip I saw: the greatest profusion of mer is as large as melon and is did the night before the frost and in

and desirable varieties I have so far cabbage palmetto: berries m)y eyes ever gorged with( starchy matter which the morning here was a crust on the

tested. Both are very vigorous grow. beheld. Many' boughs, I am certain, gives it its great value as an esculent. ground around the bed but none under -
ers and abundant bearers. 'frees of supported quite a bushel each, and I The inferior variety of Ceylon is the canvas and the plants were

these varieties which I obtained of found them nice to eat, containing a chiefly valuable for its timber, which not frozen I placed a few grain ;

Mr. James :Molt, of Orlando, in December good proportion of sugar. I thought has a grain similar to mahogany. sacks over some headed cabbage: and

1886, and (stock of) which to catch Old Cuff lapping some of ., the next morning found them slightly
were one-half inch in diameter, and these boughs,but he came in the night, -. -- frozen on top.Another .

had to be cut back two or three buds, got his dessert and returned before Usos of Weode. thing 1 noticed. The day

made a growth of six or seven daylight into swamps that no human's In nature there is no such thing as before the frost I planted two rows of

feet in height and five to six inches in foot ever marked-no, not even the a weed, for nature has a use for every turnips and raked the ground all over

(diameter during the season, with a red man's. thing. We have not yet discovered a the best I knew how and on the morn _

total application of five pounds of cot. CAM i:. use for a great many of the plants that ing of the frost there was no crust on ; ''

ton seed meal and one pound of sulPhate Well, the game is gone as most of grow wild and so we call them the ground that had been raked c

of potash: per tree. Both these the old style hunters say. And I "weeds." As the race advances and :although there was a white frost on it.

fruits are very good quality, as I can have doubts now that good has the discoverers venture into now Now: how do you account for that,
testify, and excellent shippers. I also or ever Iny will come of our any game law. I undiscovered regions of botanical Mr. Editor? Why did not the ground ,

have great (faith in Jackson Prolificand verily believe that two to one hunts learning the category of weeds will freeze the same as on each side of it?

My Favorite for late peaches. since the law has been enacted, and grow less and less till there will ceaseto I read in some paper lately that the

Shall probably have some fruit next they twice to where they went once be a weed on the face of the earth. ground should not be stirred around "

year to try. I also found in my in the go same While beside this Even the Canada thistle will be foundto I peas during the cold weather, as the

travels that not one man in fifty (outside scores of outlaws year. in every county have some good quality(though we cold air was liable to penetrate the

of the regular vineyards) is prunIng when they choose and kill game, for go cannot imagine what it might be) and roots and injure them and sometimes

the grape properly for Florida, they know and any man of half wit bring blessing to the human race. killed the peas outright. Now, according .
and to this fact, more than any other, knows that there is not one chance in These things being so, it follows that to cy late experience, it

is due the poor success with bunch a hundred to convict a violater. I weeds do as much good to the soil as seems it would prevent the ground

grapes in this country so far.WALTER do with it, except in the what we are pleased to term our useful from freezing to hoe them before a
say away
COOPER. There in which frost and have been out this evening
bird matter, for its no good to honest plants. are many ways ,
Sorrento, Lake County..Fit. men. vegetation influences the soil benefici (December 30)) hoeing peas and cabbage .
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** fnutttv.Somo these is that their roots are constantly time.
smiler Dormer ana Fruit u rowerLake : ---- ----_"- ._.... ..
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Clinch, in Southern Polk Errors in Northern Market rains have driven downward and Orlando, Fla. '
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county, now has a postoffice fairly under >. .
Reports. which would otherwise be
r be called Frost Proof and soon beyondthe : ."
way to : Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: Modo of Girdling.
reach of the of
roots plant.
by 10 we regular tripsof any Editor Fanner and Fruit-G rower:
January In regard to the enclosed clippings This of is
the mail hack to this place. Thisis from St. Louis covering oranges, will process and leaching the constantly left Replying to yours of the 24th'inst., ,
our sixth winter here and the going on, were ground will I girdled Navel trees whenin
up they are not correct and are say my
say bare the richness of the soil near the
present writing (December 30) we therefore, more or less misleading. surface would deteriorate full bloom. 1 used a pocket knife

have not had pineapples, guavas, That is, they apply to the order trade, in constantly climate with with two blades the same length,
limes, lemons, cassava leaves, tomato which are repacked, and 25 to 50 especially a Nature has a large putting a piece of wood about 1-16 inch
plants nor even the tropical precipitation. provided thick between the blades and wrappingwith
L pawpaw cents per box higher than current receipts this loss innumerablearray
+ ...... cut by frost. Nothing on our elevations for first hands. The fact is, .against of that by an cord to hold them firmly) in place,
plants are always readyto
or east and south lake fronts that the market reporters, who are on whenever then cut horizontally, entirely around,
have been hurt. Give me fair elevation spring up an opportunity below the branches and took out the
street every morning, are governed is offered. So the farmer's land instead
and I little for lake bark. 1 trees eleven from
care protec too much what the My are years
by regular of harmed the weeds that
being by
i the bud and previous to this bore
fruit dealers tell them who year
tion.Our foreign spring so readily into being is positively

instrument stood at from one to twenty oranges each,
30 yesterday are anxious to see the figures high, I benefited and it
and this at and of IS altogether while this they bore from three
morning 43 knowing their customers will : year
country probable that the gain to him In the
L !t course we had frost, but not a particleof see them, and thus regard their (order preservation of the richness of his to five boxes each. Some of m)'

ice has ever been seen by any one trade) prices as in line with the mar surface soil is more than enough to neighbors girdled spirally: and got
anywhere in the old Keystone localityas little or no fruit. Ronr. HOWE.
ket. These foreign fruit dealers, thatis repay the labor of removing the weeds Orlando. Fla.
far know and what does
as we dealers in oranges, lemons, etc., when he needs the land for othercrops.Farmer's .
frost signify if so young he has no exclusively who control most of this
teeth? The. Paine... ,Fertilizer Co,, 's offlce at
order trade are not getting more h
any Jacksonville, at the suggestion of their
A HUNT.It fruit on commission, so that first hand -- New York oillce and their New York

4 may be interesting to some of prices or quotations do not concern A Planters Experience. agents, will inaugurate a Hyfctcm of cut
readers tell them that I them more, as the have no con rated on all agricultural chemical after
your to trav any ) ")lJ"" plantation in in u malarial dl. December 15th.: This will be purely an ,
eled over many a hill top ten days signors to please. Therefore the or I(net employ*bore ISO fever hand audaguopr.valied.frequently" bait experiment. You had better take ad.
ago on a hunt, east of Crooked Lake der trade prices figure entirely too or them were.Irk. |I was u.ar y dis vantage of it while it lasts. See ad. on
out as far as Walk-in-the-Water Lake. much and too often in the quotationson eonrascd when 1 began the use of paae :JO. .
which will produce the pineapple safe oranges. Occasionally, sometimes I --- -- -"- -- -
from frost. Much of this country regularly, the quotations: are correct. Established 1870.McALISTER .

would be settled if transportation could Just before Christmas, for a week or lull's PillsTLoresaltwa. i BROS.
be secured, even at an inconvenient ten days, we had a splendid marketon :
distance.Vhilc camped out not far oranges, and prices were profitable Produce Commission Merchants \
from 'Valk.in.the.Water Lake I to all concerned. mnrrelloni. Mr mea
pene. became strong and hearty*and I haro 629 Liberty Street. Pittsburgh Pa. -
trated a dense swamp a half mile and P. M. KIEL b.d DO(urthur trouble. With tb...
struck a cabbage hammock where I ,Ht. Louis, Mo.Horsford's. -._. mump.pilU I"would li:. RIVAL not rear,Bayou to vein Sara,any La. Specialties A ORANGES.

found the tropical pawpaw growing Acid Pho phato. Sold Everywhere.. KrE.L"CB:

wild, very profusely, too, some trees Relieves Indigestion$. Dypepsia, etc. Office, 140 to H4 WwblnjrtoB St.. N. Y. The Florida DUpatcb or any Mtrwtotilc Aeeat2j. '

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;. Columbia county tobacco, the best I the National Horse Hoe is used and of plants which have during their
tobacco grown in the world. the land is clear of stumps, that is, growth discharged the above beneficial .
., The speaker said the richest com one horse will do the hoeing for a offices, is turned under the soil ina

,, Leoturo by a Florida Expert. munities were those which grew suc- twelve-hand crop. This horse hoe green state, they contribute to the
> cessfully tobacco, and instanced Lan. costs $12 to $15, and seven acres can soil, first, the rich materials which thf.y
( ; Prof. F. B. Moodic, the noted expert caster county, Penn., and that around be hoed by one man and one horse ina have fixed in their own structure, and,
INMh in the culture and handling of Durham, N. C. day. second, the decomposition of their
ti Florida tobacco, lately delivered a lecture lIe related the circumstances attend Muscle was not so much in need in own substance exerts still another
Itf' in Ocala on this subject. The ing C. C. Chapman's experience at cultivating tobacco as skill, industryand effect upon the soil in rendering' other
t report published in the local papers Lake City last season, from West perseverance. The value of tobacco portions of the soil available (or future
i;", was somewhat! erroneous, and Prof. Springfield, :Mass.\ Mr. C. was calledan came from its being properly plant growth.
.. ',_ Moodic( has kindly furnished us a corrected expert at home in growing and curing cured and handled. I It was an exacting Thus it appears that the green plant
version as follows: tobacco, but he wanted to learn crop; it had no use for luzy men; which is plowed under has dischargedthree
Before the war the quality and rer- how to do the same: work in Florida. boys and girls were better hands in groups of benefits: One during
: utation of Florida tobacco brought Unlike the rest of mortals he didn't the tobacco field than men, as they its growth, another by the contribution
h buyers from Hamburg and Amsterdam. know it all. He was modest, diffident were more supple and pliant in their of its own substance at its death;
He'saidCapt. Maxwell, the able superintendent and wished to be taught under Prof. bodies and can see better. What gave third, the influence exerted upon the
...-':;:,. i of the Florida Central & Moodie's experience, and if so taught value to tobacco were aroma, texture, surrounding soil particles by the de
Peninsular Railroad, had seen J,000 would buy of him 40 acres of land, uniform color and burning qualities, composition of its substance. It has ,
: &.es of Florida grown and cured to (or which he paid $16 an acre. His all of which were largely influencedby been found by experience and confirmed t
:.i bftcco shipped from the port of St. crop was 2,000 pounds off two acres. 1. fertilizers used, which should be by the most careful tests and -
: Marks, on the Gulf of Mexico, at one The reader can judge what Mr. purely vegetable matter Such fertile analyses, that the plants which accomplish
t : ;*! .:: time. This occurred before the war. Chapman got for his tobacco when I izers as grow corn, cabbageetc., were all these offices in the most
if The war caused the Dutch buyers to the seller of the land agreed to take not fit for tobacco, because the fiber marked degree are the leguminous '
.** look elsewhere for soil and climate to the of in for would be and the veins beans clovers
product an acre payment coarse large plants, peas, etc.
;itr produce a quality of leaf tobacco the 40 acres and Mr. C. refused. and rough. Kainit was bad: no stim- Now although all these things are
: f. similar to that grown in Florida. He said no Florida tobacco was ulants containing salt should be usedas true, the practice of green manuring
They partially found it in Sumatra, quoted or on the market. Those who they prevent burning. Virgin soil is not always wise and profitable.Thus .
where in 1880 they shipped to the sold it disguised it by packing it in a was the best for growing tobacco, and writes Prof. E. J. Wickson, of
t United States a bale, containing 38 bark that comes from Cuba. He told only one crop, until the proper fenil-, California, and he does well to say that
l peunds; since then millions and millions the story of where white thread was izers could be applied. But, then, green manuring is not always wise and
of the product. The treatment used instead of black in sewing up every farmer should know how to profitable. It is probably true that in
of leaf tobacco was the opposite of bates which gave the place away when make worn out land again productive.Let Florida green manurin in orchards is
that u,ed in making plug in some the tobacco was shown to a Cuban ci- it grow up in weeds and gather as often injurious as it is beneficial;
particulars. The highest type of cigar garmaker.The humus, or plant conch peas and let but the practice of growing leguminous
wrappers grew on islands and pemntylas alligator brand has been by them grow up and die out on the plants of some kind in the spaces
; our only competitors were Cuba Mr. Chapman adopted for Florida- I land. and allowing them to decay on the
and Sumatra the latter was only suit- 9 .1
: ; grown tobacco_and i is getting_ quite a lie said ne had traveled over inc surface until spring can never be
J.:. We for wrappers, the Cuba.grown reputation. He spoke of drawbacks& State ,when he first came to Florida otherwise than beneficial.
- for fillers and wrappers, but in all essentials in growing tobacco in Florida; these seeking land best suited for growing .4
:;; not equal to Florida-grown were small compared to the frosts and tobacco, and he believed we had as Packages Go With Their Contents.
__ lie said leaf tobacco could be grown hailstorms of other sections. lie said fine soil in Marion county as could be Ifclitor Farmer and Fruit Grower:
foe half the price that plug tobacco Florida has more uniformity of soil found in Gadsden. Our gray, sandy, This circular is issued by the Fruit
.. would cost. Tobacco in the and Produce Trade Association of
grown and more of it adapted to growing loamy hammocks beat the world.
Howaatomc and Connecticut valleys, tobacco than all the rest of the earth; Lime and clay too near the surface New York City, to advise growers and
,T ateo the production of Pennsylvania! referred to The influences of the Gull were injurious. shippers of berries and the manufacturers
5fr 1-"< Ohio and Wisconsin, was very interior Stream on our climate and freedom ----------- -,- -. -- -.:-!' --- ->I!''I'ft.fI of berry crates to pre|>ae;: fer a
4 :ofc! :_ to that grown in Florida; it was full from frosts, cyclones and drought in non-returnable or gift crate.;
ol white veins, aud to make it really summer. As to the latter, the new JvIE J1'l] 'tlIE It has been the custom of the commission
durable for manufacturing purposes transplanting and watering machinesnow merchants in the past, when
II- it had to be kept two years, while in use obviated the dry season in Manuriol Effect of Plant Growth. selling berries, to demand the return '
wrappers} grown here were ready for planting and growing the weed. He I-It is a fact well established by of the empty crate, and to insure this
# ute as soon as it was cured-say sixty said the seed bed should be preparedin experiment and observation that roots required a deposit from the buyer.
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. days-but it is not prudent always to January and February, and the of plants exercise a marked effect This custom can no longer be en
do &o. ground thoroughly burned over so as upon the rock fragments and soil par forced. The organized: and unorgan. ...
_. lIe said tobacco to make it fully to kill out all seeds and roots of grass ticles with which they come in con- ized buyers have determined that they
I acceptable to the maker of cigars must that would be sure to come up and tact, reducing and corroding them by will no longer endure the losses
go through a toning or sweating pro choke or smother the tender tobacco acids which the roots excrete. All which the system of returning crates
CO 5. lie spoke of the fact ol a syndicate plants. I I plant roots exercise this decomposingeffect has inflicted upon them.
of Northern capitalists going The best seeds, out of a trial of :22 but some classes of plants more When berry crates were expensivewe
into South Georgia and investing varieties, he deemed to be the Vuelta actively than others, and the legumin. could enforce our demands for a
$30,000 in land, paying; for same 50 Abajo and Moodie's Hybrid. Of these ous plants are most active in this work. deposit, but now there :are several
- cents: to $2 an acre, because the land he showed beautiful samples of his 2-By this action the plants which available styles of gift crates, and :
owners around Lake City asked more own growing, worth $2 :a pound) and exert the greatest corrosive effect upon sales in the future made for the returnof
for their lands than they deemed them over. rock and soil particles increase the supplies the crate will require a sacrifice in
- worth. This syndicate tried their land Best time to transplant was, say, 60 of plant food in the soil because the price of the fruit.
last year and found that the soil lacked I I days after planting seed bed, in April. they render soluble and available more Last spring a fierce demand was
some constituent 1 possessed by Florida The enemies to the tobacco plant were materials than they require for their made upon the receivers of berries by
soil, and hence their tobacco was not the budworm, the cutworm and the own growth. 3-Even where decom- : organized retail grocers of this city
of as fine a quality desired or as we hornworm but the former can be taken position by corrosion does not occur. and Brooklyn, numbering several
can grow. Hence their regrets that care of by putting a thimbleful of or in addition to it, the growing plant thousand, for an immediate change to
they did not buy their lands in Florida. I Paris green in a bucket of water and has the power to decompose mineral the gift or non-returnable crate. .\
M Strange to say, this combination are sprinkling the plants when young. salts which are in solution, assimilating committee of our merchants met a
_ft unwilling to pay over 25 to 30 cents The time to cut the tobacco was the parts which it needs (for its committee of the grocers and appealedto
a pound for our tobacco, but as soon about the 1St of June to the middle of own growth and setting free others the latter for a year's time to enable
ax they own it demand $: for the July, but he didn't believe i in the Cuban which in turn may act upon other par- the grower to prepare for the change.
wrappers. I system of leaving it lie in the sun tides of the soil, decomposing them The commission merchants have re
lie said Marion county would have all day, as it would be burnt. In the and thus rendering them soluble and sisted the change; until, in their judgment :.
many advantages in growing tobacco I afternoon was the best time to cut the available (for plant food. 4-Certain all interests would be beit
,, over other points because of its many stalks, so that the leaf will become plants are very active in transforming served by it, :and they now fully be. ,
factories. He read what the editor slightly wilted; then place it in the nitrogen compounds in the soil, also lieve the time has come when the package .
(Herbert Myrick) of the New England curing house, so that each stalk is in assimilating atmospheric nitrogen, must go with the contents. We
? Homestead, second only to the New distinct in its position, and admit the and thus the)' actually bring into the realize that we are powerless to re.
: York Tobacco Leaf as an authority I free circulation of air through it. One soil and deposit therein valuable elements fute the 'reasons or resist the forces
on the quality of tobacco, said about I horse is sufficient for twelve men when of fertility. 5-When a crop that demand it. Our plain duty, .

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therefore, is to give you this timely ticks do not leave the cattle on the she will younger. This, yt>u see, does prior to its entering the bowels.
notice. The gift crate will make but death of the latter, but remain adhereent away with a vast amount of work for Fowls must have gravel, or all the
little if any increased: cost to the ship to the skin until they also die. two years of the three. If incubationhas grain they eat will not be properly
per, when are taken into account the Hence such acute cases cannot spread to be carried on every year and digested, which is ;sure to result disastrously *. .
first cost of the returnable crate; the the disease by the agency of the ticks the young chickens to care for, the sooner or later. Give your
percentage of crates lost; the cost of which are on them. For the destruc work of caring for the fowls is more fowls a plentiful supply.
the decreased tion of the ticks-and of avail than doubled during the first five
repairs; new cups; course By the masses, the poultry businessis
freights; the disadvantage of marketing : able for various parasites-the following months of the year. considered but a small interest ;;
fruit in old and dirty cups and Is appended: This Mr. S., as the writer calls him, in the South and a chicken man is 4lr
'Vith:1 non-returnable crate Kerosene Emulsion. Prof. devotes his whole farm, ISO acres, to :
crates. Pyrethro- ( usually laughed at by his neighbors.The .
will extended markets increased Menke. Mix and three fourths his 1,000 hens, uses cheap buildings, .
come more ) one man in the South who pays$5.00 ..... j
and better in of has no fence restrictions, feeds twicea
consumption, prices pounds pyrethrum one gallon for a Langshan rooster is considered -' j
from the use of new and clean pack kerosene; after twenty.four hours decant day and does not give the extra attention the veriest crank. The Northern man ,\
convinced that the fluid. Dissolve to his fowls that Mr.\ W. does.
ages.Ve are firmly one pound thinks no more of paying $:5 or $30
Nor does he make the same profit for I
advance the welfare of in of ,
we our shippers soap one gallon boiling water. for a good chicken, than do the breed.
and all others interested in yield. Remove the soap and water away Mr. W. keeps 600 hens on 75 acres I ers of thoroughbred cattle think of

ing to this demand of modern progressin from the fire, add the kerosene extract and nets $1,000 per annum. [r.S.'s I paying $500 or $1,000 (for a good .
which we have been preceded by I I at once and mix thoroughly by hens average 120 eggs each; Mr bull. ."d

all other lines of trade, viz.: *'Thepackage means of a large syringe or force W.'s, 168. The difference of 38 eggsis --_ .---- --- --- .
$ must be sold with its contents1 pump. Ten minutes mixing; will forman almost the price of keeping the hen. .
F. G. HENRY, emulsion. The writer makes a good point in feed:: JrpiaP .

Secretary. This stock emulsion can be kept lug when hens are kept in confine -- ..........,...
indefinitely. For use on cattle or other ment, and herein lies the failure of Preventing Swarming.
animals it should be diluted with four many who would succeed better ifnttAntirtn Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower:
Live j5tod. parts water which gives an emulsion m ore. iblV.tllUi* was ,"',aid: tn IV tbWUillU.Mr. fAA,1,1'P: I In your paper of December .xd !is

containing about ten per cent kerosene Valentine says: "Naturally a an article on preventing swarming .,.
and the extract from two percent hen is always on the lookout for astray that in my judgment is misleading.The .
Southern Cattlo Ticks. of pyrethrum. bug or worm, but she fills the main idea advanced is that
The latest bulletin of the Arkansas Kerosene emulsion. (Prof. Cook.) intervals between these delicacies by bees as a rule swarm for lack of room.
Agricultural Experiment Station at Dissolve in two quarts, one quart of constant application to her business My experience is that: when there is a
Little Rock, under the direction of soft soap or one-fourth pound of hard of cropping green stuff. To fill her good flow of honey in the early part
Prof. R. L. Bennet, seems to give fair soap, by heating to the boiling point, crop with mash in the morning then of the season they will make preparations '
evidence-suspected as long ago, as then add one pint of kerosene oil and leave her with nothing to do but to i for swarming and they will
1868 at Champaign, 111.-that the stir violently for from three to five lazily digest it is to get about as faraway swarm, no odds how much room they ,
Southern cattle ticks were responsible minutes. This is best done by pump. from nature's methods as pos have. I have had many to swarm fM
for the infection of Northern cattle.In ing the liquid into itself through a sible." when they had not done a bit of workin
relation to the whole matter, Prof. small nozzle, so that it shall be thor Mr. Hunter thinks that he made this the upper story, and the lower one
Dinwiddie, the veterinarian, in Parasitism oughly agitated. mistake last year, and this season will was not more than half full.
of domestic animals, discussesthe For use this can be diluted with feed about a half ration of warm mash If the honey (flow is poor early :in
subject at large, from which we about an equal volume of water. for breakfast and in the middle of the the season and good later on, they J.
make the following extracts: About one-half to one gallon of the forenoon give a little grain to induce I will postpone swarming until then. -
It is shown that the progeny of diluted emulsion will be required for scratching; for exercise is as valuable I' And contrariwise they may be (full and .
Southern cattle ticks, when they in each animal ; put on with a cloth or as feed. little or no honey coming in and they

'... vade Northern or susceptible cattle insummer brush.-Prairie Farmer. One. .other. ..point. Mr. V. brings up will not swarm_ .any time of the year.
___ ,, almost invariably" n--five rise-.--- to- -"- as to 1lr.V.'5 metnoa of housing, i T tried extracting! but; havc often.:
n Texas fever in these cattle; an unbi- which, in his case, seems to be a success 1 had swarms to come out in a short
ased study of the literature on this Poultry!} judging from his income and 1 time after. I have had others go

subject equally shows that no other Edited by E.W.AMSDEN,Ormond Fla. number of eggs per hen, but from my 1 right on building up queen-cells theme ,
which this disease under experience that of nearly and send out in eight or .
__ means by % llS *a % ll '%rf'l l* P B %rflB" rf Bl% own every swarms a
natural conditions, can be transmitted: The Christmas number of the Fan- writer on poultry subjects it is con !ten days.
has been satisfactorily demonstrated. 4 iers' Journal has just reached us. I believe the amount of room docs
That the infection in the cases here The champion of all journals, devotedto trary.Mr.. W. keeps 50 hens in one yard make some difference, but it is so unreliable #
recorded was produced by a processof 1 dogs, poultry, pigeons and pet stock. and one house; Mr.[ Hunter says i$ I don't depend on it at all, '
inoculation of cattle by ticks, and :Send ten cents to the publishers, Philadelphia is enough, and from my own experience but when they swarm I catch them in .:f
not indirectly by microbic infection of : Pa., for the Christmas numb I am sure that I can get very many a box, go through the old hive, destroy '
the soil, is indicated by the constancyin 1 ber, and you will thank me for calling more eggs from 50 hens if they occupy the quecn-cells and drive them
the time at which fever appearedafter your attention to it. Many of the best three separate pens. I have demonstrated back into their old home. This is
the cattle were sprinkled with \writers in the country are asked to it so many times in the past six considerable work, but so far it is the
ticks, and by the fact that in no cases contribute to this issue; it is a bookof years that I am sure I am right as far best way I have found to controlswarming.
was any fever noticed without the itself-full valuable informationto as I individually am concerned. Our .
presence of ticks on the body. the poultry-keeper, the sportsmanand different mode of caring for and feeding The past season was the poorest for r
As to quarantine, it is stated that the lovers of pet stock. the fowls may account for this dif bees I have seen in the thirteen yearsof
when Southern cattle have found their Mr. C. S. Valentine, of New York, ference. my experience as a beekeeper.
way to non-infected regions any time under the heading "Mortgage Raisersof If poultry-keeping is carried on with I have not taken any honey and
before September, quarantine should the Egg Type," tells how two business principles as the ruling power, have not as many stands as I startedin
include both cattle and fields or roadways farmers in New Ydrk State not only we are more and more satisfied everyday with last spring. This is very different
on which they have been. The make a living on poultry but one pays that there is no place like Floridafor from common.I .
cattle should be quarantined for :.. off a mortgage and the other builds a poultry and profit.E.. have never before failed to make
period of four weeks at least (from theme substantial modern house. They both W. AMSDEN.There one hundred per cent per annum on
on which they left infected keep White Leghorns and each started .0. capital invested.
ground). Unless intended for slaughter from a small beginning. The one is many a young man lounge and The season this year was peculiar.
within two weeks, quarantine keeps 1,000 hens and the other 600. ing around the street corner Early summer when I generally get ,
should not exceed six weeks. Fields, !! ."'eithe*.u",,'..,. ,I"*,*,,*/toe..! the. ..."..b.'.-........-. attention tn grumbling about hard- times. whomight most honey was so dry that flowers '
roads, etc., should be quarantine! till "fancy." Eggs are what is depended rent ten acres of poor land ana 11 were nearly all dried up. Later on
late in the fall. If this is done, the on for profit, and what i is: well make $1,000 per year raising !there was so much rain it washed the
infection is confined to its original worth noting, they depend on thor- ens. There are many people" who in have enterprising honey off.:

_ limits; if not, it may be distributedfar oughbred fowls. The man who keeps i "Yankeedom comfortable from I am hoping for something better
and wide. 1,000 hens counts his gross receipts, made: themselves business" of next year. Florida has not fared
On those cattle which die from $rGoo, and half the amount is following the "small worse than many other places this '
acute cases of Texas fever produced profit. Here is a point proven that I chicken raising. year.
by ticks, these parasites arc often not have made in previous letters, that if Gravel has.: been denominated Parts of the State, I understand,
larger than the size of a grain of Leghorns are Kept it will not be necessary "hen's teeth." Gravel js always have done well even this year of
wheat, that is, not more than two or to hatch but once in three found in the gizzard of a fowl, whereit droughts and floods. .
three weeks old on their host. I have years, for t Leghorn hen will lay as performs the operation of thorough. FRANCIS TRUEBLOOD..
always obsetvtd that these half.gtown well.at two or even_three year old as ly grinding and masticating the food ] Archer Ab thus E 3,Di ,74, '" -r


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Ii i STEPHEN POWERS, Editor. I Our Trial Offer. to act as an agent for this paper, and crease of temperature, which inside

I P. O. Addre, Lawtcy,Vlt. Send twenty.five cents for a trial we authorize every man, woman or of twenty hours indicated 32; in
.r, for months. If child to retain. liberal commissionout thirty hours, 28, at which point it
subscription two you
In a personal letter to a friend Mr.
of any cash subscription sent to remained undisturbed and unchangedfor
L. C. Washburn superintendent of are a subscriber already: please: bring
us. Henceforth the paper will have a period of ten days, and did not
f the South Florida Experiment: Sub. this to the attention of your neighborwho
only one price to all men-$2.00 a I go above the freezing point for

Station, says: "You speak of bugs is not.Ve want to have 25,000 year in the United States, $3.00 in eighteen days. The ice tanks remained

..";'; and insects bothering your pine-apple readers before the end of this year. foreign lands not covered by the scaled and undisturbed for
plants. ''This is the first time I .
postal union. Write us (for agents'terms exactly twenty.five days, at which
To Our Friendt.
hoard of any insect enemy to the pine. time the -
average temperature was just
apple. I have known rabbits to bite Over twenty-three years ago a little __- .m i --
below and
t 40 over one-quarter of 10'
four-page sheet called the FLORIDA A New Refrigerator Car.
off the leaves sometimes and coons
the original ice remained intact in the

and possums to eat the fruit, and have DISPATCH-printed in Savannah-was ; A writer in the Journal of Commerce tanks, which alone would have contin.

heard that do Miami. You launched at Live Oak, simply as a I detailed ofa
rats so at gives a description ued the beyond thirty
temncraturc ____ ,
may have insects that we know noth railroad annex, or guide to shippersin new car which, in place of the'old 1 heretofore #
lower than has
at '
days, a point -
of. You become sensitive the preparation and packing of mixture of ice and salt
ing must not employs a new been obtained by the use of
when I tell that have their produce. It rapidly increasedin
you we "patented refrigerific compound"which
enormous quantities of ice and salt,
here who had lived favor and grew by successive enlargements of the
j people living on is capable maintaining almost daily replenished, for the

the cast coast, and. who say that in. until.it assumed its. present. temperature below the freezing point present transportation of perishable

sects times that proportions and was moved to the for without renewal.
are many worse on many days any 1 articles.

coast than on the west side. I have: metropolis.It The (following description is given:
has seen dozens-yes scores- The J Journal\ of Commerce, in comesmenting
: not had a chance to investigate it." The car on exhibition is one of five. on the possibilities of this
of and
newspaper come up
similar cars just completed by the :
new system, : "The present cost
down. Some of the most worthyit
A well known
orange grower; expresses Wason Manufacturing Company of
of delivery of strawberries from Flor
has added to itself by purchase until
the opinion that the fruit in
Springfield, under the letters patentof
ida to New York about ten
its original has
name un
the Ethelwold was not injured by grown
George G. Hackett, Esq., of Bos
cents per quarand which, owing to
wieldy. It has passed through
lack of ventilation much '
nearly so as
ton. The car is 40 feet long 7 feet
the of that
boom perishable nature berry
pestilence fire and frost-the
it was by rough handling by railroad ,
high and 7,4 feet wide inside measure
and the distance of transit, necessi
and the dieback-the of
employes before it reached the steam- ment, and has a freight capacity of
tates its picking before its juicy ripeness
two proprietors and the administrationof
er.rnle report of the supercargo thirty tons. In each end is a galvan-
is Hackett.
reached. Mr.
a half dozen editors and it has : pro.
t shows that the fruit deep in the hold ; ized iron tank extending from bottom
survived all this because it has an poses and will agree to transport these
arrived in better condition than that
to top of car and occupying but two
berries when and
picked fully ripe,
enduring hold on the people. From
in the This '
upper courses. certainly feet of space in width. These tanks, deliver in the same condition in
indicates that the position of the box. every misfortune it has emerged designed to contain the patented
New York, at a cost not exceedingone
triumphant because it has a
had do with the strong
cs something to con refrigerific compound in connectionwith "
; dition. It also- shows that subscription list, because there are cent per quart! .
4 probably .
ice, are connected by means of
Such estimates this
as must give us
thousands of intelligent who
the fruit which had been off people
a channel way or flat pipe through the
Certainly we wish Mr. Hack.
have acquired in Florida and pause.
the trees and, therefore, was most property
center of the car under the floor,
ett the fullest measure of success that
thousands more in other States who
seasoned and shrunken best
kept through which the cold radiates from
he could desire, and that he be
look forward to residence and ownership may
while that which and
was cut packedat solution
the evenly and with desired
able to accomplish all that he
in this life-prolonging climate. proposes
the last and rushed
moment throughto
degree of intensity between 10
But all these there has been ; but such vaulting ambition
catch the fared years
steamer worst. above
and the
degrees zero freezing
But there can be no question that one incurable: evil in the life of a pa overleaps itself and falls on the other
point. ,
side of the horse. In the first
per-it was an annex. First it was place,
rough handling by railroad hands is a It is claimed by (the inventor, Mr.
owned by a railroad then for it strawberries fully ripe cannot be prevented
great evil. The stevedore the bot ; years Hackett, that this improved refrigerating -
was owned by a job office. For two from "going down1 more or .
tom of the chute in the steamer, after car, constructed with perfect insulation -
weeks now it has owned itself. less by any temperature short of abso
catching the box, would then let it which prevents the radiation:
Henceforth it will be printed when its lute (freezing. Mr. rfackett may be
drop perpendicularly endwise of the intense cold eliminated the
by able to transport the berries at a cost

about a foot. A single orange dropping proprietors please-not when some operation of the formula, from being of a cent a quart, but no experienced

2 a foot might not be seriously (fat job permits, shouldering the paperto counteracted by the warmer external strawberry shipper would give any

damaged, but when the added weightof one side to await its pleasure. atmospheric influence, will enable an guarantee as to their quality on arrival :-

five others in the course above Henceforth it will serve nobodY' but if they are allowed to ripen perfectly
even throughout car
its and itself. The has before they are picked. *
of it the bruise is patrons paper
comes on top boundto to be maintained for a period of In the second place, a transportation

work destruction to the tissues of a come In of studying age. the interest of those twenty days at a temperature of from charge of one cent a quart, 32

fruit so delicate as the hammock or- 31 to 36 degrees Fahrenheit with the cents a bushel, would be cheaper than
it will its
In seek.
patrons study own. the rate on vegetables which
l present ,
ange. of three of ice.
s e-i -. ing to serve those interests it will use only are shipped in ventilated cars wholly

Tho Cold Wave. never be afraid of doing too much. On the completion of the first cara without ice. Hence it appears highly r

This present cold wave has, like We shall not knowingly permit the public test was given at the car probable that Mr. Hackett's enthusiastic -
views will have to be discounted
most of those this season, only smallest question to go unanswered. works in Springfield, under the imme somewhat.

' touched us with its edge. The center Every patron who comes to us in good diate control of that company, at .

of the wave or track of greatest cold faith with any request which involvesa which many prominent businessmen BROWN'S IRON BITTERS

came down about on the line of Louisville matter of the slightest importance to from Boston, Pittsfield and Cures Dyspepsia, Indigestion -

t Augusta and Charleston. The him has a right to our services and Portland, Me., were present, and the & Debility

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pretty straight down the Mississippiand channel.: We want you toask satisfactory character.At The Paine Fertilizer CV office at
Jacksonville, at the suggestion; of their
froie the Louisiana orange crop. questions-and take the paper to get a normal temperature of 66 :New York ofllco and their New York

The lowest point last night (Jan. 6)) the answers-and pay for it. We degrees the car was charged with itf agents rates on, will all agricultural inaugurate a chemical lIstens of after cut

at the Jacksonville station was 26.4, shall try to print what our subscriberswant I tons of ice in the tank at the end, to December lit h. This will bo purely an

which would probably have been 25 to know. which 75 pounds of the compoundwas experiment.: You had better take advantage
of it while it last, See ad. on
on the ground. Every citizen of Florida has a right added to produce the desired de-

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Oranges at Auction in Jacksonville.JACKSOXVILLE South and East, which in my opinion (rape fruit is also in light demand. Telegram from Boston (to- Jan. 4. will prevent any higher prices than are This will do better with warmerwentlier. Marked advance in prices of ywtcrtkiy's .

At today's auction sale of tho Jackson- now ruling, and as stated above. As Latest telegrams give us results of sales, average showing 2.20 per IKIX
villo Fruit Auction Co., orange sold as there is a prospect for a good market in recent sales as follows: with good demand.
follows: Brights, $1.30 to l.GO; brights New Orleans we have opened an office 1st. Sold l one car oranges today 1.05 Chicago reports very bad cold weather
%. to 112V., $1.00 to 1.2:); russets, good there, and are now ready to forward oranges to 2.0: average 1.85. Market weaker, and dull market, in consilience average
sires $1.25 to 1.45. Our market is lower, on the same basis as to other markets will hold for improvements. of sales showing 2.25. California Navels
11 on account of tho low prices in tho 6 per cent. commission. Tho prospects 2d.( Car 15,205: average 1.75.;; Very arriving and tiling at 4.00 per box;
North, but we anticipate better prices there are for.a good market, owing cold. 'Iualit"ery line.
next week. to tho crop of Louisiana ]having been 3d. Hood sale. Mostly russets: good }:. L. noo; ur.I. '
JACKSONVILLE FRUIT AUCTION. ruined by cold! weather. The market condition. Sold! 1.02 to 2.00, average -
T. ft. TOWNBS. J. C. MACOMBEU.JVEari i there now i is $2.20 i per box average for 2.22 on :?1tO Ixixes. Tangerines average BOSTON: December :31.We .
I good quality, with freight" of 30 cents 2.<<12, Mandarins 1.08 i per box. Prospects have to report our market to-day
per box on car load lots. goal

] [ efislJACKt30NVILLI Tho Homo Market anticipates good 4th. Sale! to-day average 1.51.& Demand alien in very off strong live condition.thousand boxes Receipts from hare roceinU g
prices by January 10, and that they will limited, weather cold
week last
....... I hold for a fortnight at least. While both :;tl1. Car 1,314: average 1.58.:; Weather corresponding: year,
mm this (is
shortage sure to be felt in the
tho California and tho Mediterranean
:, FLA., Jail. 7. cold. next ten day Wo look for the market
I crops are heavy, tho former i is not really Oth. Cur 7,845 average 1.95.:; Cur' 5:>>,7lk8 to advance
1'RUITS AND VEGI TAIII.I$. I ripe yet, and the latter i is not sending average 1. 8. Market firm box on an Culltwenty.n"o in tho next cents week. per .
(Corrected to date by Marx pros } heavy tihipmcnts, so that it will be coma 7th. Weather continues very cold. average BLAKE & Rirmv. ,t

These are average quotation Extra choice time before they seriously affect the Car 15,310:; average 1.74. Fruit badly -
Iota fetch price above top quotation, while poor market. }But they will l later on, and started. Car J ,Ot j"crnge 2.02 Supply ;- New YORK Jan.
: 0.
tots soil tearer.Orsages,126. ) ,
.. . . .... prices are not likely to be us high as lighter market getting stronger.8th. .
The market
.. JI'M.' ... . . .. 1.50 usual toward the close of the season. Sale to-day 1.55!) to 2.35, average is weaker owing to bad
fl 1l6.100. .. .... ............ .7S j.ooJ.ootojloo Vegetables are in good demand, cabbage 2.05. weather. A heavy snowstorm is prevailing -
J.t.D4ufn'.rood color box Florida et'h. and it is very cold. The range of
specially ; no cabbage Car 2,000 sold 1.50 to 2.05. Car
M Tangerine!u &cts. ..,. .good......color....... ...... 3.00 1.50101.75 to 3.50 the market Snap beans are in request 1 1,890 sold I 1.50 to 2.15. the market is$1.30 to 2.00 for oranges of
Pomelos .1>01'. . .. .. .. ............. 1.59101.75 at $1.75: to $3.00 ; tomatoes, sound and 10th. Sale to-day 1.40 to 3, average fair quality only, none of good quality
Apple. bbL .. .. . .... ............ 3.50104.00 ripe $3.00. Of white turnips there is 2.10. 2.00 4.00 and being offered.
a Tangerines to :Mandarins
Lemons, PU., net wanted........... .. E. L. GOODSRLL.810O .
*. Meauna... ........., ......... 3.75 glut, but parsley, egg plants lettuce 1.80 to 2.25 per box. Horrible ,
............ .. and beets in demand.
Pineapple, crate .. ... 4.00105.00 new are Cucumbers weather, good demand outlook better.
Bananas, bunch............ ........... 1.50101.75 would fetch $3.00: a crate if good. Howard 8100!
Potatoes, barrel..... ............ -
Karly Rose, far seed.... ............. 3.00 Tho marKet in hay and grain is line AUCTION SALES The readers of this paper will be .
.. ... ...- .............. ... 350 3.50Hebtons and prices looking up; trade fairly good. pleased to learn that there is at least I:
chin Red.................. .......... 3.50 There was a largo quantity of hay Sgobel & Day New York, Dec. 29): .
sweet,bulh t...... ............ .50 in Florida this year, but tho excessive grown Tangerines, halves . . .1.10 to 1.05 one dreaded disease that science has
Florida wanted.............. .
Onions cabbage crate......................... 710 1.95.9 rainfall prevented the curing of it in the Mandarins! halves.. . . 70 to 1.00 been able to cure in all its stages, and
Onions, bbls.............._...._........._. 3.50 best condition. The lack of baling : Fancy. . . . . 1.80 to 3.00 that is catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cureis
Turnips barr I........................ 2.00 machines however domestic Navels . . . .. .1.40 to 1.95
Beets. '* ....................... prevents I II the only positive cure known to the
Carrots, '* .................. ...... 3.00 2.50 hay from figuring in the markets. The I Bright . . . .. . 1.85 to 2.55 medical fraternity. Catarrh being '
Panmlps: '. .......... .............. 3.00 western parts of the State report the I Russet .... . .. . .. 1.80 to 2.40 a
Radishes, dosen...................... .20 to .'5 best for constitutional disease, requires a constitutional .
Celery..... ............. ............... .$oto .60 corn crop years. Same: Dec. 30: Hall's Catarrh
Kro rlaatsesch....... ............. .os to .06 Fancy Bourbon( applet, 3.75 \perbarrel Mediterranean Sweets. .2.30 treatment.
......... ................. choice Bourbon .a. Cure is taken directly
Green Beans crate.peas, bushel ... .............. 1.75103.00 ; $3.00 to $3.50. Fancy. . . . . . .'..l0to2.70 internally, acting
Cauliflower, barrel!. ... .... ......... .... 2.50 5.00 Seed potatoes in demand ; Early Rose, Halifax River . . . 3.00 upon the blood and mucous
Tomatoes wanted....... ............. Hebrons and Chili Reds $3.50 a barrel. Bright . I . . . 1.75 to 2.15 surfaces of the system, thereby destroying .
Squashes, crate..h.. .. ........._. 1.50 Burbankfi, $3.00:: to$3.50; Magnums, $2.75 Russet . . . .........1.50 to 2.15 ..
Grapes, black j-lb. basket........... .25 sack. Rutabagas, $2.00 a barrel beets {; the foundation of the disease,
J.t.1ap.bb'. n-............... 900 ; Blake & Ripley, Boston, Dec. 29: and the
$2.25.Eggs. giving patient strength by
Guaras, 3-pec crate.. .... ...... ..... 1.95101.50 in Tangerine, halves .. . 1.25 to 2.25
wanted the constitution and
over poultry
POULTRY AND'EGGS. the supply. ; Sat uinas. halves. . . 1.00 to 1.25 building up as-
Hens. .... .. .........................$ .30 to .35 at prices given m our list. Navels ........ . ... .....1.87 to 3.00 sistinjj; nature in doing its work. The
Roosters............................. .. .25 to .30 Jatfa..a . . . have so much faith in its
Broilers..................... ......S... .20 to FRUIT EXCHANGE DULUSTINZ.JACKSONVILLE .a 2.37 proprietors
Turkeys............!................ .731o1.23.25 FLA., Jan. 3. Mandarins, halve . . .50 to 1.12 curative powers that they offer One
Ducks...............:...... .......... 30 to .35 Fancy a. .. . . .. .. .2.00te 3.00 Hundred Dollars for that it
Geese............................ ..... .50 Advices since our last bulletin are .................... ......1.45 to 2.30 any case
.. ......... .... antI feel Bright
Hgrs. ........ .. .18 more encouraging, we that the fails to cure. Send for list of tettimo-
worst is over. Agents advise somewhat Russet .. . .a . .. 1.75 to 3.87Pomelos.
heavier much l . . .. . S. .. 03 to 2.37 nials. .
MARKET NOTES. shipments' predicting bet "" r .._.!__ r'I_....._..._ Address,.
During tho mouth of December the ter results for tho coming week. Recent .r lint U"UUIlAJlIllJiI.lI..)'. I utttburglt.
)(crchant8'S. S Line shipped! about 55,000 sales show an advance in prices. While Dec. 29: i F. J. CHENEY & Co., Toledo, O.

boxes of oranges; tho Clyde Line about we do not recommend a rush we suggest Tangerines . . . .. 2.00 to 3.20 16''-Sold by Druggists, 750.
200.000 boxes. The Semlnolo arrived that shipments be increased I. letting the Mandarins. . .. .. . 2.10 to 3.40 *- '
two days lato from New York not coming fruit como forward in a steady volume. Maltese Oval . . . ..2.00I Frost and Moss. .
to her dock until 10:30: on tho nightof Wo estimate that one-half the crop has I Indian River ... . .. 2.40 to 2.60
January 4. She was unloaded during been moved, and that about a million I Navels . . .. . a . 3.70 I have just finished mossing the
the night and reloaded Bailing promptlyon and a half boxes remain in the State. Fancy . . .S . . ..2.tOt03.00Bright. bodies from limbs to the ground of all
schedule time, at 6:30: a. m., January Much of this fruit is no doubt sold on ... . . . ......2.00 to 2.40 the lemon trees in the J. M. Ralef&h
Mh, with 5,000 boxes of oranges, 2,000 tho trees, and that in view of tho fact l itu ;set. ................... ...."..2.05() to ..45 grove, nearly 3,000 in all.
bundles of shingles 250() bales of cotton that an open market is! expected during Auction Cincinnati
besides a large lot of miscellaneous, tho remainder of the season. Those who Fniit Company, I I The slobs cost. . .......... . ..$10.00

freight-a feat in rapid loading which is contemplate sales on the trees should be Tangerines Jan.: . .. .. . 3.40 The labor, wrapping tree . 14.b5

believed to bo without a parallel in this careful not to sacrifice their fruit. Bright . .. .. .. .. .1.60 to 2.30 !!
;jort at least. Our readers will doubtless Sales as last: retried are as follows: IblIZ3.L..a .. .. .. . 1.50 to 2.05 $2 .55
be intended to learn how the or- 1st. Sold 670 boxes to-day at $1.50) to Same Jan. 3: Superintendence and all, at a cost

nngcs sell that their were handled so rapidly.As .3.00"ernge cents; over last sale.2.11; an increase of 85 Tangerines, .. . ... ... . 1.80 to 2.80 of about one cent a tree, making the
seen by bulletin the Fruit
Exchange tho situation I 2d. Sale hare to-day JlOO boxes: average Fancy. . a. ... . a 1.40( to 2.15 trunks frost proof and free from sun
rather encouraging report but orange the Jacksonville 2.25. Bright ... . .. .. . .1tO 2.25 scald. It is rarely that trees are damaged .
Fruit Auction Company take 3d. Car 2650, average 2.14. Russet . . . . . .1.30 to 2.10 this far south, but once in a
a pessimistic
. .. .. .. .6:; to 2.80?
view, holding that the Northern markets 4th. Car '757: average. 2.27; car 980, Pomelos. while they are caught by a light frost
are filled un with fruit much of average .oJ..10.!! ; car 0..3."emgc 2.07. E. L. Goodscll New York, Jan. 4: when starting out early, or putting on

which arrived in bad order, a considerable NOT'E.-In order that our. patrons may Tangerines halves. . . 80 to 2.30 winter such that
of it frosted. With tho report of in future (become more )promptly informed Maltese Bloods. . . . 2.05 to 2.60 a growth; trees : are
frosted fruit still going forward the\ out- as to how their fruit is selling Fancy. . . . . .. 1.45 to 2.40 budded high and those that do not

look for good prictx is bad until this : we have decided to forward catalogues Bright .. .. . .. . 1.40 to 2.40 limb out low arc always in dagger

cleaned up.I of sali Immediately follow upon' receipt, letting Pomelos I . .. .. .. .....,*,** when young, and need protection, a
The noted New York dealer Mr. K. L.Goodsell audited.account wiles as soon as Dix & Wilkins Baltimore Jan. 4: light thin covering and porous is all

South Florida. is in tho and city California, on his for way his to Fancy. .. .. .. . .. 1.20 to 1.80 that is needed here.-T. T. Eyre, in

winter vacation. His specials show JACKSONVILLE, FLA. January 0. Bright . . .. .. . .1.10 to 1.00 Fort Myers Press.
advancing market in the East in theface an Prices continue improving) although Russet. .. .. .. <.. . 1.20 to 2.00JACKSONviLI --0 .-- ----- .

of the splendid cross arriving now the increase in values is not heavy still If feel weak
Jan. you
FLI. 5.
from Italy; but in the tii ($t. California is it is sufficient to induce shipments which ,
beginning to pour in the advance guardof are again moving steadily. The weath- A telegram from New York to-day and all worn out take

her two-million-lwx crop, and prices er has retarded tho fruit movement to BaYs ourIcl'of 2,500 boxes Florida oranges BROWN'S IRON BITTERSIF
weakening in Chicago. In ncircularhe some extent but markets are now well to-day show a marked advance in
say*: cleaned up on old stock and a stronger the market. Sound fruit all sizes averaged -e...
the outlook is that the Californiacrop feeling prevails. 2.20; brightS', 1200: ( ran ;2.M to YOUR BACK ACHES
2,000,000 boxes of the best qualityof Tangerines and Mandarins continue 2.75: golden:: nl8Ct8.100. 176.200. 2.00 to Ot you are all worn out, really good for Detain V.IHOX .
orange that State has had forbears, slow sale and we do not receive much j g.*+*j; russet...,100,176,200,2.00 to2.1ti; tangerines n *Ufr.'i'S. It Is general debility.JJrrBJl8.I' Try .
will supply the West, while Sicily is encouragement to atOp; these varieties 3.00; Mandarins, 1.70. Market will euro you,cleanse your Itv r, and giroa
shipping large quantities of her oranges at present* advancing owing to light supplies)( good appetite.


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: Our eats All selected St. :Francis oranges are I I A gentleman who has just returned
Y oun Fo a.'t {State ] ,
now packed with Dr. Harris name on from an overland trip through Marion

the wrapper on each orange. This and Alachua counties, tells us that

WHICH ARE YOU? Melrose is growing right along. ,course was rendered necessary to pre. there are no oranges at all remaining

Business is good. The movement of vent consumers being imposed on. in the groves. He has been throughthe

I knew a jolly S-U-N the orange crop from the lake regionwas The St. Francis oranges are in high orange section of the State a good

Who goes to bed when his clay* work'a facilitated by putting a capacious esteem and command a better price deal and says that there are no orangesto

done ; barge into service m conjunction with than the ordinary Florida fruit and amount to anything except in Volu.
Ho never grumbles! about a light
Or auks to stay on the streets at night. the little steamer.-Gainesville Sun. hence in some Northern cities during sia, Orange and Lake counties, and in

r Up in the morning so merrily Florida hotels are compelled to ship the past several years a few unprincipled I those counties about half of the crop

He wakes the sluggards who sleeping many eggs from Tennessee during' the dealers have been in the habit of has already been shipped. He asserts

(<:.r Drives lie,the shades from o.erylucc, winter but the domestic supply seemsto buying the empty boxes with the St. that oranges will bring $2 on the trees

J, ;": And says "Good morning" with beaming be increasing. A firm in Levy Francis brand on and using them to in the next thirty days.Ve are con-
face county recently shipped 500 dozenone repack inferior fruit. This game is. vinced that oranges will bring a better

day and another in Columbia now effectually blocked, and no con price in thirty days than they have yet
know another SONWho
'c county 400 dozen.J. sumer can be deceived if he will insist brought, but as to bringing $a on the
'till have
ft ,, sits tin) late the rent gone;
lIe makes his mamma a deal of work, B. Wilson, of Minnesota, has on having no oranges except those trees it will take fancy fruit to do that.
Nor dreams: he's growing a selfish shirk; leased a acre farm near Centre' with the St. Francis brand on each There is no disputing the fact that
Morning and he till late too one-half of the fruit
comes sleep 1 wrapper.-St. Francis Facts. fully has been
yule which he will
Bolts his nice breakfast at half Florida convert
eight, into a sheep farm. There should be Eustis notes from the Lake Region: shipped out of the State, though the

And then is! tartly. Tell me true: more such farms. There is no sectionin The orange shipping business and the buyers assert to the contrary, and if

the United States better adapted to hauling of fertilizer makes plenty of the growers will only remain calm and
Which one, if either, are Y.Q.ULaum ? not rattled the fruit still remainingon
sheep raising than Florida.It work for teams. They are drivingsome get
Sanderson. fine horses the the trees unsold will average $1.40to
looking to
,... ... is estimated: that twenty thousand wagons
-* $1.50 on the trees. Our advice to
is another fact worthy of
barrels of lettuce will be from
John Chinaman and His Children. shipped note.-The packing house of De- the growers is to keep cool and not

As a father John i idolizes his lays, but this neighborhood the present season.If Vault & Anderson, at Umatilla, is lose confidence by the assertions of
feels the the the returns are as good as they were those who
keenly disgrace brought by doing an immense business this sea are continually trying to
advent of a daughter. Ho does not consider last year this industry alone will put bear the market.-Leesburg Commercial.

her worthy stf a name, but calls about $80,000 into the pockets of the son. In spite of the large force thatis

her No. 1, 2 or 3, as tho case may be. truck growers.-Gainesville Sun. worked, the packing is carried on .
lIe ignores her entirely in telling the nightly until midnight, and with this D. E. Lowell, of Lane Park, is a
I number of his children, counting only Jim Baird gave his check Wednesday they can scarcely keep up with the gentleman who, from his long residence
the boys. Ho considers her without for $2,400 to Henry B. Austin for
t orders.-We see immense loads of in this section has made a host
mind or soul, and denies her the privi the of handsome fruit on thelatter's
lego of an education which her brother crop I iron pipe, to be used in irrigating of friends and acquaintances, and all
receives. As sho grows up she is a slavein grove out east of town. Thereare plants, pass the Lake Region office of these will be glad to know that he

her own and her husband's house, and about 1,400 boxes on the grove, daily. Our people are learning that has struck something that will mean a
w Y; 1i not until she is old does she receive logo but 306 of them are pretty Tangerine water is good for other purposes than small little fortune to him. It is no

f. '" or If reverence.a child is taken sick, both John and oranges. This is the in these way crops of simply to sail boats on-to put on an secret, and the same thing is open to

,I his wife think tho ,soul has wandered oranges DeLand are Record.selling parts- orange grove to make the same in- you if you own an orange grove.

away, and steps are taken to recall it. crease its crop fourfold-and it will' irrigation for your trees. Mr. Lowell
; Tho mother calls'at tho open door "Soul, Captain Lytle, of Stanton, has an do it. has a fine grove of eight or nine acres,
.- .. come home!" The father goes out to orange tree that produced two enor- but in spite of good care and what it
One drawback to successful
seek it, usually searching' about tho
;" nearest bridge. At his cry of mous clusters of oranges. The small- culture of the orange in this part of needed in the way of fertilizer, it has

coming!' tho mother looks carefully est contained 176 oranges and a barrelwas the State is the lack of rain during the never been able to make him more

about her floor and secures the first too small to receive them. Mr. spring months when the trees than 500 boxes of oranges-it had
: thing oflife{ she see*. This bo a Hen Gould of the of the Phil.
may: one owners blooming and the fruit is setting. plenty to eat, but not enough to
or beetle or other insect, but it is young
supposed adelphia grove, near Stanton, was so drink-thirsty half the time. The
to have within it tho missing It the almost unanimous opinion of
'I(, It is wrapped up and 1 Joyfully taken with the cluster that he boxedit experienced growers that vastly more past year he put in an irrigating plant

h paced under tho l pillow of the SICK one, up and sent it to Philadelphia.Ocala .- fruit was lost the present season by that cost him $800, and this season he
who is now expected to recover forth Banner. will gather from his trees boxes
the drouth of April, May and June, 2,000
with. If death comes instead the child
":-. is buried summarily and with scant cer A petition has been circulated in than by the frosts of March. During of oranges-an increase of 1,500 boxes
omony. John considers his own coffins St. Andrews which has received the i the drouth thousands of boxes of over what the grove has ever before

one of the most valued and most necessary signature of all the business men and 'oranges from the size of a pea to that given, and at an expense of $800.

pieces of furniture for his best principal taxpayers asking the boardof of a hickory nut fell from the trees, Sooner or later we who grow oranges
room, and his highest ambition is tohave commissioners must all to this conclusion
to i same
1 an elaborate funeral. Ho and the appropriate some roves shedding nearly or quiteall
older members of lib household have $300 for the purpose of giving their fruit. With even a small supplyof -money in oranges, but big money

this ambition gratified in proportion to Washington county a representationat water much of this loss might have if we give the trees what they want

their wealth and tho number of their the World's Fair. And it will now been prevented. If we should have and need to drink.-Eustis Lake Re.

dCt Centlants.-8t. Nicholas.. rest with that honorable body to say another dry spring a like loss can be gion. .
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-------- whether the wonders
Washington prevented by irrigation as the plant
Humorous. county shall be concealed in obscurityor will be in operation before that time. Don't fool with indigestion. Tak'ttDEECtIAY'S

a few of them_be placed where the Orange City Times. PILLS.
HOFFMAN HOWIH: "I see by the tapers -
that the Pwinco of Wales starred eyes of the world can have a sight at --------
bosses five them.-St. Andrew's Buoy. *
waiting yeahs ago, Howell .
Gibbon: "Ya-as, And we must do 4
Mr. W. B. has
everything tho Ptvinco does.1 HoffmanHowes Campbell
1 : "But how tho dooco can we admirably with the mango. He has PARESISS.
start walsing bosses five yeahs ago?'* three trees which have been bearing

three and this bore
A THANKSGIVING CINCH: years, year 2,000
each. The fruit sells at one and a
We pulled the wishbone, Sue and I,
!; I wish to kiss you!" my heart's sigh- half cents cash, making the-crop this ( OF TUB BKJL1S). THE EHAIX(//row aIn pAotograpA).
She won: but I have since understood year worth$90. Mr. Campbell is going Healthy Omdlt m. lick FarttU latent.COKSVWTMX .

,.r, That she was wishing that I would! into the business extensively; he has Restlessness a feverish feeling,slc plea ness.periodic hes&ttbes, dizziness dimness Tisfon.
Puck. ringing In the ears, difficulty thinking trouble in rcmeiabcrlug name and the fax even of
set out 400 young trees, all of whichare friends. The rictlm of Paresis often knocked or annoyed by little noise and trifling things.
CONDUCTIVE GIIACR.-She (fat the doing well. The mango cannot The nervous system is often In such condition that very slight causes,or even no cause at all,
ball)-"Have you noticed Mr. Downton's bear much cold and may excite to tudden outbursts of anger. A feeling of pressure upon the brain ts frequently
remarkable deftness and gracu:? No a frosty location followed br seasons of 4espondency mental deprealon alternating with periods of wlldl11mb.bOflCL .
matter how great tho crowd he will not do for this budding industry. When the brain begins to consume or decay,many of these fjinptau become eggrarfcted.The .
never world seems strange or different from what it was in the past,thought becomes: podUre
bumps against anybody. He-"Y-e-s, But the most paying industry pres- effort and life an intense burden.
I guess; ho gets his lunches in a stand-up ent is tomato culture. I will give The system needs soothing toning and building up. Something unusual .Is demanded.
restaurant, where every Cl lIoholds his figures furnished by a of integrity And here.is where the great difficulty bat always b een-to find something pure and yet positive
own coiree.---New York Weekly. person In its results. The late Prof.Fbclps,of Dartmouth College realized this when he began his' In*
.. which are the records of his retUgatlon which resulted in the discovery or Faine's Celery Compound lIe knew men and
;I -sq. own sales the results of his labor women required something heretofore unknown to the world,and his great dlttorerr bs* furnished -
That true friend 1 to all, suffering with own it. This compound checks Paresis even after it has secured a foothold in the system.
and experience. On six acres he made Taken on the approach of the tint symptoms,it will posiUrely prevent their increase.. Its high
colds and coughs,Dr. Bull's Cough(Syrup endorsements by the medical fraternity and the cures it is aflfectfng( eat Uy account. : for; itt woodtr
will always help and never disappoint 800 crates, which netted 141929. ful. popularity and the unusual stir.it has caused in this community. _
jroiij b. other cough remedies ttQ.V4 Bartow Courier.
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OuRuraI74ome.} Butterfly Orchid. For Longer Wear. Successful Lemon Culture. .

...... Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: Grease children's shoes and shellac Mr. E. W. Holmes, editor of the
--- I am now able to inform inquiring the soles; this makes them wear : Riverside Press, read a paper at a

Bocipos Wanted. botanists who may chance to read longer. recent meeting of which the following'is
Ier Our Rum Heme: this that Mr. Edmiston found a stock -_-...s------- the .
concluding :
' Some time since, in the FLORIDA of it over a foot square on a live oak A Handy Stovo Brush. Mr. Burnham part the Lisbon ex
DIIPATCH, FARMER AND FRUIT GROW- he felled in his hammock on Lake An old paint brush makes an excel clusively. He has found, like other

BR "A Florida Housekeeper" wrote Reedy, and pronounced it worth $xo lent"dauber" for stove blacking not growers, that the best results arc
some recipes and said she would send in the New York market. Since that soiling the hands like the ordinary flat obtained by picking the lemon whenit

recipes for orange jelly and marma: time my son, J. '%'. Carson, foundone stove brush. is of proper size, regardless of color.
lade. As the orange: season is now a third larger near Arbuckle
He picked last November all of his
For Baby's Comfort.
here could you not get the lady to Swamp. I can show up quite a supply crop that was of suitable size, and
send them. I should be very glad: to of it in this section. Another Take cotton diaper 21 inches wide! in
again December made another
see them, and others also. sweet-scented plant Mr. E. calls the and measure off each diaper 54 inches Instead of the
picking. exposing
FRANCIS K. ADAMS. Stevie is abundant here, growing to a long. Fold square, then cornerwise, for
lemons a short time to shrink the
iota Gorda, 111<<. height of six or seven feet in the ham then cornerwise again; place the same
skin has been
as the general custom,
as is usual. does not wet throughso
mocks but to only two and a half or he them in
A Good UBO for Lomons. three feet in the hot houses North, so quickly and makes but one piece of lemon wrapped paper. The boxes immediately in which

Per Our Rural Home. he A small handful of the washing.
r.........-_ they were lined with stout manila
When lemons arc not worth the flowers, which are so white, delicate air
Vassar.It paper so as to exclude the and
shipping, do .not throw them away, or and sweet they intantly enchant the between each
layer was placeda
allow them to dry up on the trees, picker, he told me would readily sell is told of the Vassar graduatesthat sheet of the same
when baking-fluid be New York for Acres of they publicly claim that no Vassar paper.
a superior may in 10 cents. Over each box was laid another
has been divorced from her
follows To five them wild here their girl ever !
prepared as : every grow ripening
sheet, and then the boxes were stacked
of lemon add of husband. Every paper in the land,
teacups juice one seeds about the 1st of December.It .
fourteen filled
common table salt, shake well and is distressingly dry now in the almost, has given publicity to the assertion with the high, completely lemons.
green wrapped They
bottle for future use. To every level sand hills, and has been for a whole that Vassar women's babies stored in shed
were a high to
don't die. Would that all
of soda or saleratus used month and our girls
spoonful our gardens are suffering.But the ,east, which was protected from
add six of the fluid, with enough waterto fortunately, there has been little might call Vassar alma maftr. the sun's rays by large trees. Here. .

form the dough or batter, if desired. seen of Old Jack in the adjacent flat. they remained all through the winter,

This is excellent for biscuit or griddle. woods.A Cushion for Baby. untouched until opened for packing,

cakes and the cook need not add salt, gentleman by the name of Over. Give the baby a cushion of his own. from six to eight months from pick

there being enough in the baking fluidto acker, from Washington, D. C., has Make a case of strong cotton of any ing. The percentage of loss was

make it palatable. Be sure and stir settled here with his family and will kind, fill with straw, husks, feathers, smaller than I have ever known.

the soda thoroughly through the soon have twelve acres set to severalof or even paper strips, if nothing elseis One car-load of these, packed about

dry flour and use level spoonfuls. the.best varieties. of Southern.fruits at hand. Make of any- size or shape eight months after they were clipped
PRESTON BARNETT. and pineapples. A Mr. Edmiston, convenient, and cover with calico, from the trees, arrived at their destination
Tangerine Orange Co., Fla. from New York State, has opened two denim, or anything that: will wash. in the East at a time when the

.e. acres on the Indian Mound tract and Then let him drag it where he likes. market was not in the best condition,

How to Presorvo tho Tooth. will soon be producing fruits and vegetables No matter if his heels are on it oftener by reason of the presence of foreign

The following directions for the where somebody, probably the than his head, he will enjoy it all the lemons in quantity. The agent wiredto

care of the teeth have been issued by redskins, raised something to eat a same. inquire if he should sell at less than .'

the medical committee of the National little less than a hundred years ago. ---0-" price fixed, or hold them. Mr. Burn-

Dental Hospital, London : He is a gardener and a horticulturist Brown Broad. ham was so confident of the qualityof

I. The teeth should be cleaned at *' to the manner born," having had Dentists tell us there is nothing his fruit that he ordered them held,

least once a day, the best time being twenty years' experience in the business better than Graham flour to make and though it was nearly ten months

night, the last thing. For this purpose ; and when he once gets a vine- strong, durable teeth. Many persons from the date of picking before the

use a soft brush, on which takea yard started in this section, where the think it too much trouble to make last were sold, there was not a box .

little soap, and then some prepared wild grape throws out canes forty feet brown bread, but here are two easy, lost by repacking. In the face: of

chalk, brushing up and down and long in one year, often growing an reliable recipes. The Graham, of such an experience who shall dare to

across. There is rarely any objectionto inch a day in the middle of winter, course, should always be sifted : i. say that perfect fruit, intelligently

the friction causing the gum to he will have something to show his One pint of bread sponge, one teacup. handled, cannot meet the best foreign

bleed slightly. friends. S. W. CARSON, ful of molasses, or less, to taste ; one product on even terms?

2. Avoid all rough usage of the folk County Fla. pint of warm water; stir very stiff ..

teeth, such as cracking nuts, biting P. S. In my last, where I advise with Graham flour, put in a greasedtin Probably the largest directory published

thread, etc., as by so doing even good, the setting of pineapples and pomelos, to rise and bake more than one in this country is the New York
sound teeth be hour in a slow oven. If started at
may injured. the printer made: me say pineapples City directory the io6th number of
3. When decay is at first observed, i and potatoes." night, it will be ready to bake early which has just, been issued. It contains
advice should at once be sought. It in the morning. :. One cupful of and has
is the stopping in a small: hole that is "Luck In Seeds." wheat flour, one-half cupful of milk, nearly 400,000 names of ,
consisting over zi
1,605 -
service infrequently one-half cupful of water one-half pages
of the greatest though not cup.
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: 500,000 ems of type.i' .
a large filling preserves the ful of yeast, or one-half yeast cake.
On dated December
15th L
page 93, ,
Leave rise add in the
at night
tooth for years. is a piece headed Luck in Seeds." ;
4. It is of the greatest importancethat I must protest against the puff there morning one cupful of Graham, one
four and of salt one bll: ( cupful of
children years upwards given to D. M. Ferry's seeds, whichin teaspoonful -
should have their teeth frequently ex. opinion would lead the molasses; put in a tin in a warm place;
amined by the dental surgeon, to see my poor when light, bake slowly.
into the mire-at least if hebu.s
gardener _.... ......
the back ---- -
that the first set, particularly these seeds from the country ra
teeth, :are not decaying ton early, and merchants: and stores. Some Philadelphia young ladies are 1
trying the latest: mode of becoming
have the opportunity timely
My husband refused to sell them in
beautiful the said
by following custom
for the
treatment regulation preservation
of the second set. his store some four years ago becausehe to be practiced in the harem by the -
and others had them fail to
growin wives of leaves
eating rose
Children should be taught to
5. instances. I still hear
rinse the mouth night and morning, many and butter They say it,tastes "real
of them season. Had
the of the toothbrush every horrid," but then, whwouldn't agirl
and to begin use
said Landreth Vick I think
you or become beautiful? It
undergo to
likewise the toothpick).
early (
would have made no mistake.E. .
6. With regard to the food of chil- you isn't likely this is strong enough to
dren, to those who are old enough Battuma, Fla. transform the Philadelphia girl; she Say Hires

whoie-mcal bread, porridge and milk The article referred to was not ed. better try oleomargarine....
should be given. This is much more
wholesome and substantial food than itorial. ... Beware of that common practice of Do you Root
dipping the comb in water when arranging tit
white bread.If FOil flY I'm'$1A,
the foregoing instructions were JocUJn'1IUon. and Stomach disorder, take the hair. It promotes a decomposition Drink Beer?
inunv.T9 mox mTTKiis. of the .
carried out, comparatively few teeth All dealers keep it,tl per bottle. Genuine bat rancidity
would\ have to be extracted: ; trade-murk "aa crot' d red line wrapper.. natural oil, and leads to "rotting." I If JWtD AND ENJOYED BVIRYWHIKBi- 4r'



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Putnam County. A SIIAD FISHERY. 1 I I any rate the f figures are accurate for feed for horse, cow, pigs, chickensand -

The Falatka Times published an Next, but not least, is the live and I enough for our purposes. In 1890 we children. He has found himself,
interesting holiday edition, giving the energetic T. L. Jennerson, who came shipped 9,148 tons; in 1891 the ship- and in answer to a communication of
salient points of many of the villagesand from Rhode Island to Florida some : ments increased to 54,2;I tons. According ours in the Florida Agriculturist he
plantations of Putnam county. fifteen years since, and eight )'earsago to the above statistics our tells Mr. Wilson to let him know how
HALIDON PARKis located on the St. Johns river, and phosphate shipments have steadily in- much we want and he can furnish the
the home of Mr.[ Holmes Erwin, commenced the fishing business. He creased: ever since the first shipment, seed. He also said: I measured last
where he has a fine vineyard, wineryand has a four-acre grove, two acres in and we may now regard the shipping year what came off often rows 200 feet
orange grove. He has on hand bearing, and other fruits adapted to 'of this valuable mine product as a per.. long; the amount was five bushels.
now about 5,000 gallons of wine of a his location. He has a snug little ,, manent feature of our export business. In conversation with the worthy
dozen kinds. The chronicler says: home, overlooking the river, and giveshis From the Belleview Blade we clip chairman of the Board of County
He showed us his method- setting almost undivided attention to his the following : Commissioners, P. O. Keen, of
young grape vines, which was differ fishing interest the year round. His I The Belleview Mining Co., who arc tfiakka[ District, who is a farmer from
ent from what we had ever seen, but son is now associated with him, ar.d operating the mines of the Belleview I "away back," and has plenty of "hay
is the way for Florida, as he seldom they push the business for what it is Phosphate Co. have paid a royalty to' seed" in his hair even now, for he has
ever loses a vine, and the first year's worth. They have some $:,ooo invested the latter company on I rooo of phosphate his own corn crib and smoke house
growth is truly marvelous.: Promi in their appliances and devices. mined and sold, besides puttingin and lives at home, he says that the
flout, arc the White Diamond, an The good, merchantable fish arc put about $3,000 in improvements at crop is the most prolific of anythinghe
early grape; the Niagara, Warden, upon the market, and the refuse to the mines, whereby the mining may knows of. "1Vhy," said he, "every
Champion, Reisling, Herbemont gether with a special catch of gizzard be carried on much more rapidly than hill where one seed has been plantedwill
Hathaway, Cynthiana, Norton, Dela- shad are converted into fertilizer, so heretofore. On account of the heavy be my hat full of goobers," and
ware, Catawba, Varne, and others of( that nothing is wasted. They make orange traffic during the past few brother Keen wore a No. 10. hat
the Vilis Rotundifolia. Conspicuousin from one to four thousand barrels of weeks the company has been unableto Do not confound this nut with

his extensive vineyard was the old this fertilizer per year, and sold to one get cars for shipping their phosphate peanuts, }pinders or Georgia goobers,
reliable scuppernong, which for wine man in two years 3,500 barrels. They : and in consequence several which have two, three or more nutsto
making purposes is hard to beat. He employ from five tb twenty hands large orders remain unshipped. Oranges a shell, are less hardy, and very
has twenty-five acres set to vines, and yearly, and pay from three to five are perishable, and in conse- much less prolific in Florida. The
one stretch of vine trellis greets the thousand for labor.A quence the preference of shipping fa. original old-time goober has only one
eye in all directions. KAOLIN cilities is given them. nut to a shell, and they grow all in a
Mr. Erwin has some 800 orange -_--.*. .. hap around the tap root of-the plant.
trees, some fine pears, the evergreen The Edgar Plastic Kaolin Companyhas Dry Atmosphere for Curing Lemons Now, all who want to try the experiment
medlar, five varieties of the Japan established a factory here at a A San Diego county correspondentof send fifty cents or a dollar to
persimmon, twelve varieties of point on the Florida Southern Rail the Bulletin takes the ground that the Advocate office, and we will send
peaches and a general assortment of road only one and a quarter miles in the proper curing of lemons a dry for the seed, divide them, and let you
other fruits too tedious to mention. We east of Johnson, called by the author atmosphere and uniform temperature know when to come for them, free of
saw some very fine vegetables growing, ities Edgar, where they have im are necessary. He cites a case of his charge for our trouble.-Manatee
and thrift and plenty pervaded every mense buildings, machinery and vats own curing of rough, thick-skinned,
hand. His haylofts were filled with for working the crude ore ; the plant seedling lemons, raised near the coast, Advocate.w-_....... .-------
hay grown on his orange grove, and costing several thousand dollars, where by removing them inland ton alti New York and some other seaboard
near a dozen sleek kine were grazing many hands are kept constantly employed tude of 3,200 feet. He alleges that cities are taking precautionary measures
.. on the hillside. Mr. Erwin believes I and where immense quantities the result of his process was that "In to prevent the appearance of
in the application of Florida 1 phosphate are washed, pressed and dried by one month's time I had a beautiful, cholera in this country, which is reported
in connection with bone meal, steam process and shipped to New thin-skinned lemon, whoso acid had to be spreading in Europe;
and he has a plant and applies irriga York. Its texture is such that mixingit not the slightest trace of bitterness in This is very proper, as there is no
tion. with the kaolin found in New Jersey it, and with the loss of only two hem more dreaded disease that can cholera
TilE HUBBARD GROVES. toughens the material and pro. ons from the entire box treated." man.
These arc tiiuatd at Crescent City duces better ware. It is of very fine This, we may say, is by no means a .....
and are thus described: A little furtheron quality, susceptible of a high state of novel experience, but is well knownto The United States is not the onlycountry
the north one comes to the resi-- polish, and will burn to such a stateas lemon growers and buyers at River that win_ Mt have a_ celebration f in_
dence of Messrs. B. and II. G. Hub- to be equal to the best English side and other places. It is found also honor of the discovery of America, for

bard, of Detroit, Mich., who spend ware on the market.. in addition to the fact that coast grown there will be a Columbus celebrationat
the winter here. Their grounds are lemons cure better inland than near Palos, the Spanish port from which
over forty acres in extent,and besidesan Prosperity of the Phosphate Bust the sea, that the fruit grown in the the great Christopher sailed on his
orange grove, are largely given up ness. dryer climate of the interior keeps voyage of discovery from August 2d
to ornamental plants and shrubs. Hereis In its issue of Saturday last the Fer- longer than that grown near the coast, until October 13th.
to be seen a truly ornamental garden, nandina News published a tabulated even though cured further inland .
equaling and probably surpassing any statement of the exports from that port These views were fully demonstratedin One of the attractions of the forthcoming .
other in the State. In making these during the year 1892-a showing whichis an exhibition of California fruit held Chicago exhibition is to be a
grounds the greatest care was taken to very significant in some of its feat. in New York, some three years ago. pyramid of 400 pianos connected by
preserve all the beauties which nature tires and certainly very encouraging to Hon. E.V.. Holmes, of Riverside, electricity and manipulated by one
had bestowed, and the axe was not those engaged in f he industry of mining informed the writer that of the fruits woman. If the anarchists give any
allowed to level to the ground the and selling Florida phosphates.It there exhibited, the Lisbon lemon trouble at the fair, an effective way to
noble forest trees of magnolia, etc., is as follows : grown at or near Riverside stood up exterminate them would be to have
but openings were made in various .... -- much better than specimens grown the women practice an hour or two atthem.
directions enabling one to catch a s. .I t .*\ w I w nearer the coast. Mr. Holmes had .
t a: to 0.; I t C2II exhibit and c __. .. __. ._ ____ _.
glimpse of the lake, that strikingly u.8 charge of the referred to
)Ionth.I !
beautiful sheet. On this: groundsmay I ,g.:4: a spent some months in the East care '. #HHHHH'
be seen clumps of bamboo over I aS Z o-3 i 53 fully noting the staying qualities of WORTH."".."."'' ..-.;''.,A.. SSSS:'- A 0X" *
_._ I'= "A 2:= roa MU, sraaarLZD
in different fruits there shown and
feet rubber and
sixty height, trees "I the ;
.. .
January j! :1 i :ni 18.&B 5,210.746' Jl\) Caste
innumerable rare plants and shrubs. February... 7i 'X 17JO: 6.1:" speaking from our recollection:= he was
March ..... HI, 18 :l1J9:1: 4UJ1M.l! :..' '
We also noticed a clump of very large April, ... .... 10', IS! 18.U54, 8.1<(< ). ( i fully convinced that the dryer atmos- 4 BEECHAM'S
bamboo on the grounds of Mr.[ F. S. I May .... .... ': !' "\ :SJ,21)) '.!5N( ttKttii( phere obtaining in the interior valleys,
Juno....... 1 \ | 3f'' \ vIS PILLS
li.U\1 I
Seelyc, whose place is very nicely July .... ... ; 24 :31..V' 7JSII8WI! 12.W.X". ) is most conducive not only to the cur / i
situated, where it commands a charm AugustOetobor.. .... l\\\\ IS :U,3o.4OB4# 10057 ing but the production also of a lemon Ut $ m n .trmber.. i 7] :20 11WI7WHS\ 7.0161 8r'i4S bU4owtcwW..k
ing; view of the lakes. ..... "1 =' I 5.n6: $$:3 having: the best keeping q alities. I&o..c.
At Saw Creek other Novemlior.lhccmbcr.. : vi 15'' n.1tll, :3,4&.G76': : 13,4 f
are gro'esthus .. U I!1 .la.I_..8i 1 o,: "Goober.:* .
described: There are some HEAS- <>
very _TtaL...._ 112''! 214*_9 i, 573tl,4i35: { !);! 1'J have
rich lands near this creek, though but For several years we : tried to ACHE
one tract of any size has as yet been The News, commenting on its figures ; find the man who had goober seed for fLpir-.
improved.} This belongs to Messrs. says : sale, but he kept hid, away back in tiosVrs eel JtIee.
Williams & Hubbard, who have a The above figures were obtained the woods near Ocala, and he had .."., .......0.
grove of six thousand: tree, just beginning from the custom house books. Agent never heard of the Advocate, and con DI..re4.. Lly.r, .,.., fated asa
be .peealf! efSucJ.n.! ud NaldidFEMALE Ii
to bear, and adjoining them F. W. Marshall{ sums up the yearns' sequently was in the darjc. for he knew .l1r.rEK=K" ..-
Mr. C. II. Hubbard has seven thou business at 28,046 tons which is not that the farmers In MaWce coOnty Of All dru glsts. Price 3*ceati a.1>0.. XXew
York t Depot 3 sCAJulStSICK 43i
sand more. J 6 tons less than we make it. At wanted to try that crop in their section


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Cultivation of tho Peach. pace with the increase of our exports L
STYaft Spading
Some time ago I promised to give (due to our unprecedented crops of last FIVE* M ORGAN

the readers of your valuable paper my year) to countries with which we haveno SIZES. HarrowThe

theory in regard: to the planting and reciprocity treaties. Nearly two. 27 s41d'ruandt 1" Heat all nround Uatnry Harrow and PalvcrUer'
thirds of the increase in PT4II fi.1 for Fall pln".lland, Stubble. Vint-
cultivation of an orchard, but I see you our exportsto \uvs4nuyards end leach Orcbanls: leaves DO
have clipping from Tilt FARMER AND Brazil was in articles not affected mi'rJO J. furrow ;,r t' r c. Anglo: of ttb adjustable. land
... ", fur i x..1"j ,':''. Mention lists Paper. AtWrcw
FRVIT GROWER, which I can fully by the commercial treaty.In (1.. '
endorse, and that will relieve me and the Cuban trade auetter allowing & .1." j", /. ;; t D. S. MORGAN &CO.OrackportNY.J11'1Ou .

you also, of giving to the public my appears. For the ten months under

idea of planting. reciprocity our exports increased $5,- '

But there is something after the 702,197 over the same for 1891. Our New" Planer" ;

planting that is just as important as exports to all the countries south of us: .

that; the care and cultivation of a with which reciprocity treaties are in

force show an increase of $S, 132,329over \mongothcr things TWO NEW CARDEN DRILLS. Oncsowsetther
I hold that a light cultivation, the corresponding prior period. ABOVE OR BELOW THE SEED.
that is a shallow working of the soil, But our imports from those countries "
Great improvements too iu "PLANET jn. COMBINED SEED DRILL AND
is what we need in this soil, and the during the same pericd rose from WHEEL HOE, In tllO DOUBLE AND SINGLE WHERL ROES and marked:

firmer we make the ground the better $156,000,000ta$225,000ooo in value, changes in HOUSE HOES AND CULTIV AT01UJ.

it is for the trees. That is, as we say, and our entire exports last year increased '\The fine NEW TOOLS offered im arc mado( still more attractive for i&ri.

to have our ground well trodden. j $150,000,000.Enough SEND IMMEDIATELY FOR NEW CATALOGUE and full description of all tho
My observation leads me to believe has been said, I think, to goods as now made. It impossible: to undertake any satisfactory description here.

that this is the true way to handle our show that the only purpose of the S. L. ALLEN(\ & CO., (1(07( r Harkat St., Philadelphia, Pal

trees. amendment was to get rid of the Blaine

As an example of what I mean, I proposition and at the same time to IRRIGATION OF GROVESSANKOHU

have a peach tree standing in my delude the people into the belief that .
farm, in Jackson county, that has something had been done to carry out

borne a crop every year since I owned' Mr. Elaine's ideas..e 1 MENQ..t'o
the place, and last year I gathered' --- .. NCa ; .

seven bushels from this tree. I asked AntiOption.One F ... : ""
one of the colored men, who was a'' of the most important questions "(n

bondsman before emancipation, how under consideration by Congress is the

long that tree had been standing, and Washburn-Hatch anti-option bill that
the House last session. Thereis .J.
his answer was, "dunno, sah, hit passed
were dah befo' de wah. So I conclude no mistaking the tenor of opinion 9

it must be quite an old tree. among! producers in regard to anti. ,

Now the ground was kept clear option legislation. They want it tried.

from grass by hoeing it oft";; and I have They have been told time and again

observed that the best trees we have that legislation against gambling in I

are standing around yards where thereis grain, cotton and produce will not _

no plowing done, but where the benefit them, and they demand a fair .

ground is kept clean by shallow culti trial of it. It is clear that the prohibi

vation. A plow in an orchard afterit tion of dealing in options and futures

is two or three old I do not will not in the least reduce the consumption
years .
of farm products. Products FLA., October b, *:
We should the cultivator would be subject only to the law of We. the undersigned certify that wo were present at tho San ford Water Works, In Ban-
keep running ford!, Florida, on Friday, October:!tIth, !$**:, to witness a test of tho continuous cement pipe .
to give our orchards a surface supply and demand, as they should be. mado by J. II. Magnifier. We there saw a section of the j pipe,about twenty inches length
The argument of the gamblers and subjected at two different times, to n water pressure of 115 pounds to thin square Inch,and It
cultivation just enough to keep the stood both tests without leaking at all.
down and the ground to brokers that an anti-option law will Mr. Magruder wished the pressure increased sufficient to burst tho pine,but Mr.C.
grass open demoralize trade in farm Jones, the Superintendent; of the Water Works,refused Vb put on more than m pound for
let the air in onto the roots, and I products fear of injuring tho city mains. *
think after the cultivation has ceased fected by it is absurd. Wheat will go c1.J.J.11A1t1tIN JUNKS, chief, Mayor.Knglneor Sanford. Water Workf.

put on a large roller and make the to the mill and flour to the consumer I J. E. I'ACIMenhant: and Farmer.A. .
just the same. Cotton will to the I MA1ITIN, Ill-over.
ground as solid as possible, and I do go JA.. KILLKIIUKW: Marshal. .
not believe : will have such factory and cloth to the wearer just as JOHN 1)01)1). Builder '
Jwc any ..
A. M.Til HASH Kit.; Attorney ..
did before
thing as a failure in fruit they the system of option n EO. II. FKUNAIJ.: ), Hardware and Irrigating Plants.
dealing was developed. What wouldbe 1:.II. YOITNCIS, U'crvtJum.H. .
Now Mr. Editor, I only throout .MI:AOltA VB ADAMS,Justice of tho Fcace.
these ideas in hopes of getting those of demoralized is betting on future SANFORD, tart,October9tb,1892.TO .
prices of farm products and the effortsof
some one else. I could go on at We, the undcrsfgnod hereby certify that on or about tho 27th day of September A. D.,
great length on this subject, but will short-selling gamblers to hammer 18tJ. wo saw J. II. )la nHJer mAke a continuous cement pipe, about thirty feet In length
down normal prices. Legitimatetrade with his 'phxi machine; that said pipe was made out of cement,sand and water, that a section
not now. I hope some of the other of said pfM| % about twenty Inch{> in I length, was sowed off. and was tho same section of pipe
will give us more light on the has nothing to fear from the sup. that war tented'' 1 at the Sanford) Water Works n Friday, October8tb,1S22.
growers of commercial P. W. KINC1.. II C. LIND.4f.FA', f:. K. HF.NDRRSONJ.
subject.-Chas. Everett in Bay Breeze. pression gambling. liKltllY: JOHN 1'lt nSON. E. It" YOUNGS.
Let the bill pass and the law be fairly LAKE HCLKH, FLA., Dee.S3rd
.e--- tested.-F arm and Fireside. DEAR SIR: Tho system of cement piping laid In my grove about two months ago so far
Tho Delusion of Reciprocity. Is a grand SUCCOM! for conducting water Our main and lateral pipes are three Inches, and
with a nw duplex pump:5xl#, Wo have been putting from 175 to :3JO: gallons of water Into
has been in force with the grove per minute 1 am so well pleased, that had I other groves to Irrigate 1 certainly
Reciprocity}? Thick sweet cream thickened and would use tho cement piping. Yours Tml1J .....,
Brazil since April i, 1891. We find flavored and thickened with a little It. ? .
Continuous cement be made to stand CO or 10) pounds water pressure to the
to that for the fifteen pipe can
our exports country flour or cornstarch, and baked betweentwo square Inch very cheap. Can be made to s4and sui nounds. pressure! far below the cost of
months ending June 30, 1892, crusts is excellent. / Iron pijM Will not corrode nor runt,and will last forever. It Is the best pipe for wateringtrees
with hose, for sub-trrtgttlon, for draining lands and is mado porous for garden use.
amounted to $18,044,452, against I It Is the t best and cheapest pipe in the world. This wonderful little machine will make and
$16,279,969 for the previous fif een lay 1.UUU feet i*r day-without Jointa-so hard that roots cannot benetrate it. The machine
The juice of half a lemon in half a lays it as fast a* It makes It. No necessary to operate tho machine and it I*
months, an increase of $1,764,483. glass of water is a safe remedy for warranted not to mako an inch eX\\Imperfect pipe In ten miles. When pipe can be made as
The increase in our exports to Brazil low as ono cent I per foot-and we know Irrigation In Florida is necessary-why should or-
ango growers and jrardneru do without It?
for the fiscal year of 1890-01 was -.a* Full directions for mixing; material sent with each machine
The right and machine1 to maki. your own pipe for Florida can be bought of
$2,150,000, a much larger growth An oyster shell in the teakettle will T
than under the fifteen months of reciprocity .
prevent the formation of crust on the .-- - . -- ,
; while our imports from Brazil inside. r
m those fifteen months increased $57- STYLES. Spading' ,

000,000. It is almost incredible that To keep salt dry for table use, mix FIVE MURGAlI Harrow

the momentum of this increase should one teaspoonful of corn starch with SIZES.

J have carried with it so trifling an expansion one cupful of starch. ends Tbo Scat EQUAL all around for llotarr Fall plowed harrow land and, Stutbtc I'aheriser.iy0 Vine..

of our exports. Our flour yardj w-KTitncb O"-baMa. I furrow or ridge Anl" of tmfc adJasUbl tend
export increased $1,745,000, while A skillful cook may not be made bya ] for CaUloenc. Mention tote Payer A4drtDS .

our wheat export decreased $779,000, book but almost anybody can makea I I/ MORGAN BnckpMtII.Y.

a mere shifting in the form of the ex good pudding by observing carefully BENJ. N. BRADT. Ceneral Agent HUNTINQTON, FLA

port while its quantity has not kept a few simple rules: A Sptctol' Tool with Short Blade made for Florida Fruit Growers*




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VoL YII Agriculture is the Basis of Wealth No. 1


:' Tariff on Horse Shoo Nail. urer will have to lower his price A further reform can be made by opinion, would not necessitate the increase -
Editor Alliance Department : nearly or quite the amount of the reducing the fees and per diem of ex- of the present rate of county
In your issue of December 1St, duty or else the foreigner{ will undersell ecutive officers of the courts of this taxes.
attempting to prove tbt the present him and destroy his trade. If the State to one-half the amount now allowed If these changes are not made in
: discriminates the in "humble smith" buys American made by law, and the further reduc- the immediate future by the next leg
tariff against poor
nails, of course he pays) no actual tion of mileage of all officers not to islature, at the end of Governor H.
favor of the rich oftener than it does duty, but it is quite possible that he is exceed five cents per mile on railroads, L. Mitchell's administration it will be
the reverse you make the following and actual expenses only where an
paying its equivalent in enhanced discovered that the "floating debt" of
statement: price. officer uses private conveyances, and the State will have been increased to
"The wealthy importers of Illinois cannot reach the point by railroad
3. Answered above. nearly, if not more than a half million
who have made fortunes by importing 4. We have no statistics at hand There need be no alarm that the com dollars. The deficiency of the Stateis
Percheron horses arc permitted to 'showing the production of these arti pensation would be inadequateand: in accumulating at the rate of$50,000
bring them into this country free of des in the United States; hence we consequence no one would want the each year, taking the last five yearsas
duty; the humble smith who shoes offices, or that only inefficient men
cannot answer this question.A a basis, and perhaps, for the next
them at $:.00 a day pays a duty of favorite protectionist argument is, would be elected to said positions. four years the criminal prosecutionsand
four cents pound (at least forty percent that where given article can be raisedor Over and above all other considera jurors and witnesses will occasion
< .) on his nails, and i S-io cents a manufactured at home, a tariff tions, the State should be first honest larger increase, because crime, must
pound (at least 25 per cent) on his should be laid on the foreign article before it is generous, and until there is increase if population increases and it

horseshoes." that would compete with it in our a larger surplus than we ever had, the may be found that my estimate is
Now, I desire to ask the following markets; and that, presently the pro. officers should be paid not more than small.
questions for the information of myself what is just. These two reformations
tection thus afforded to our own growers The time has come when the demagogue
and others who may not understandthe or manufacturers will enable them I in the present laws will stop future must take a back, SC3.tj; when

tariff'question: tb grow or make the article and sell it deficiencies in the treasury by savingto statesmanship,patriotism and common
ist. Are all or any part of the horse. the State at least fifty thousand dollars
to our countrymen cheaper than the sense must reign supreme; when the
nails used in this
shoes and horseshoe foreigner could Well, when progress per annum, perhaps considerablymore State demands the best talents of her
country imported? I reaches this point; then the tariff mightas taking the expenses of the State most worthy sons in the councils of
2d. Does the aforesaid. "humblesmith" well l be taken down, for it is absurdto from the adoption of the Constitutionand i the commonwealth to redeem her
a duty on his horseshoes approval of the laws to the present:
pay 1 .
maintain a fence to exclude an ene- credit ant save her_ from. bankruptcy. ;
and nails of whether they basis.As KA a
regardless 1 my who does not want to come in and time as a and above all to do justice ia placing
are manufactured; in the United States? would not come in if invited. The to the means, secondly, of insuring the responsibility of the present em.
d. If the tariff on horseshoes and very basis and essence of every tariffis a surplus, I again quote from. barrassment upon the constitution and
nails was reduced would the cost to a tax, for if it was not for that tax the Governor's message of 1891 : '! laws, and net upon the present or
the aforesaid "humble smith" be lessened the. foreigner or importer could sell the recommend the proposal of an amend past administrations.
by the full amount of the pres. article cheaper by about that amount.It ment to the Constitution providingfor -
ent duty? is better every to call a spade the payment of the costs and expenses An English Oplnloa.
4th. If all the "humble smiths" in of criminal prosecutions by the retail do
a spade and a tax a tax; pay it (for the Although prices not
this country pay a duty of four cents support of the government) and say counties in which the proceedings are show it, there is a glut of Valencia
per pound on all the horseshoe nails nothing. Possibly, however, some had. The local authorities can best oranges; in the green fruit market,and
and i 8,10 cents per pound on all people will swallow their medicine adjust the costs which are incurred in they have been sold at ten a penny
the horseshoes they use, as your words with better grace if it is sugarcoated their vicinage. wholesale. The abundance of supply
imply, can you give us an idea of the by being called a cheapener. It "It seems most appropriate that the and slackness of demand proved'not
amount of revenue the Government would certainly be a most excellentand fines and forfeitures which result from I wholly favorable to the profitable,dts-
derives from this source? most wonderful combination of criminal prosecutions should be util !posal of a large consignment of Florida
If you will kindly answer the foregoing good things if we could, by means ofa ized for the payment of the costs oranges, which have been imported ina a
questions in such a manner that tariff, get our goods cheaper thanwe thereof. I recommend, therefore, in specially chartered and fitted steamers
people who are not learned in political could without a tariff and at the connection with the foregoing, the for the first time direct from the grow 1
economy can understand, I am same time support the government proposal of a further constitutional ers. Hitherto the fewFlorida oranges a
sure you will confer a favor on manyof thereby. amendment providing for the paymentof which have reached this country came
your readers. I believe it is within _-.._..*.* all such fines and forfeitures to the through New York. Spanish aDd Portuguese >
the province of an agricultural journalto How Reduce tho State's: Expenses several counties, to be used for the fruit before Christina are
discuss such questions in a fair and State Treasurer Triay publishes a i purposes above indicated. nearly always .sour, but the oraagti
non-partisan spirit; and certainly no second lengthy letter in the Pen Here we have the remedy, the only from Florida are very sweet and p..
reader would expect the FARMER AND very true remedy, for the disease of financial atable.
FRUIT GROWER to indulge in the miserable sacola News, of which the followingis deficiencies in the State treasury.Put The cargo of 10,000 boxes, half of

pettifoggery of the partisan the concluding part: the expense on the county, whereit which were sold at public auction yesterday
press. Now as to the remedy, first to stop properly belongs and where the represented many varietkt
G. W. MELLISII.DcPunUk future deficiencies in the treasury, and local authorities can watch the bills, previously unknown to the London
SpHus. Fla.i. secondly, to insure a surplus in the scrutinize each item of the bills, and at trade. They are very full of juice,
The United States Treasury re- treasury in a few years. In this con last the people, themselves, can watch with thin skins, and are of greater
port does not so far show any importsof nection, I cannot but quote from the both the ofhcers ot the courts and the specific gravity: than any other orange. !
horeshoe nails for 1892. On the message of Governor Fleming to the county commissioners in the matter of The cargo arrived in the Thames in ,
contrary, for the first ten months of Legislature of 1891: "The increase in the correct charge of each item in excellent condition, and the prices :
this year there were exported, of the pay of jurors from one dollar anda criminal prosecutions. Each county realized appear to indicate that Florida t
"wire wrought, horeshoe and all quarter to two dollars, will then pay only its own expensesfor oranges will become popular? In better
other" nails, 1,764,350 lbs., worth has increased the annual expense of this one purpose, the smaller coun- class households. They are not In. f
$131,659. the State for jurors about $$40,000.00 ties will not then have to bear a pro tended for ordinary consumption. ':
2. It goes without saying that no y The juror should receive a I portion of the expense of some larger London Telegraph. ,
foreigner would bring goods to this sufficient compensation to cover his county, and it will be in every sense ..... t ,
The Paino at
Fertilizer Co's olden
country and pay a duty on them un actual expenses, but the pay shouldnot local self government. Jacksonville, at tho a tion of their )"
less he expected to make money. He I be an inducement to seek such The amendment of the laws above New York office and heir Hew York ,
cannot pay the duty and make any. service. I, therefore, recommend the mentioned, as well as the Constitutionof agents, will inaugurate a system! of cut ,
. money unless he can make the goods reduction in the pay of jurors to a 1885, as indicated, will restore the rates on all agricultural chemical alter .
more cheaply than our own manufac dollar and a quarter a day. This is State to a sound financial basis, and December 1t1,. This will be purely.. ""':
experiment. You had better take advantage :
turers can. Consequently, if that a wise recommendation and should be will also enable the Governor to reduce of It while itlost; 1 8e ad. M t;...
duty is taken off, the home manufac- adopted, and the law amended* the State tax to three mills, and. in my pae.. \

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GREEN ACIDEHY. and Tb..I"TOOI.S Ell! P:.IIAC'IIINERV la' the world far f JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
BOWLING BORE succeeding la this bu.ln.ss-aleo t ,

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\hMt chartered aDd eaoc prep.ratory.cbool***. lI..Uthrconli of.tb,1z f< Joballart,2LA.U.of Y BowUog GretA,Va.
. Pumps&valvos, ,
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DR-ILL I Iron Fint: and Fitt'n' .wen SUpU. t,. .
... lloniNit and rvluble work -DF.At.URS IN--
: atsared. Uttalocu mailed/>
LOOMIS & Coal Grain \Wines Tobacco Etc
WELLS Tuyix ouio.NVr.1AN. Hay, Liquors Cigars, ,

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Lemons, Oranges, Grapes, Peaches, CMDIBS THICK LIST OF WIIISKKY.Orange ':

Apples, Berries, Green and I'...I..r....................................81 Ir .f.3 I\rtJn 1 lye............................!!S 00,
Valley. 3 on .11'1.1" Uode. .............. ......... A 00
Dried Fruits.Will Being the Largest House In .tho State I tipring3alley..... ..................... SO Old Uonrbnn........................... 1G 00
Dealing InCANDIES North Carolina Corn............... 2 AOCllflonClitb lfentueky Sonr llarwtt .... ............ b 00
pay...... Head for a Daily Bulletin. ......... ............... Old linker ................... ......... 3 00
Bloutrottt ,.cl'" t..H .80 00 _

M. E. OALLARO & CO., Jugs lUtra tOne gallon 250.; two gallon,soc.j; three gallon,750. Remit{by poet office(money
order: ,check or registered: letter.: \Ve cannot ship C.O. D. to dry towns.
a M 9 Cottage Grove Are.,Chieapo,Ill, A complete price list of Groceries: ,and Wine List,sent free on application.
General Pooacccommlatlon Merchant and JOHN CLARK SON & CO.

.Shippers-- ._. .-- 7-aa bmoIPIpE And making a specialty of those T. .. .. ._. ___ ____ ___,_ ___ __.___ .
goods we call the attention of

VinEs dealers our and lino.others to FLORIDA FRUIT JXCHANGE.

An IneornoratCil Homo Association of Ornnpo Growers for marketing Florida Fnllt to the
ALL VAHIIT1)S.VALUABLE 5IATEHIArr-Tho Kxcluingo is fully prt'i arpd to nuppfjr boxes antI paper on
order. Write for price list and terms.
-:OFFIOE1tS :--
NOVELTIES. II. DUSENBERRY & CO., t130.It.1.AlnnA '. Provident. I). [OUHH.'lI.F..AVleoI'l'Csldent.
LllKltT )(. I VE8.Gcn'l. Mirr.and Trcas. M. I'. TU UN EIt" t tcerotnrr.
Highest standard of Vine, by more thoroughgrading Manufacturers and Jobbers In Fine D lit ELYfO U8-0 co. It. Fairbanks Alachua Co.; I;.G. 11111, ': .; Ur. P. K, Pratt
than those generally: : received from any Candles and Crackers. lIU1sooro Co.; John C. Love luikoCo.; Hy Cnitcher Urau o Co.: ; I). Oro Dlear. Duvnl Co.;
where.: Large dUcounU on large onlcrn. II. M. llaer Duval Co.: A. Unul)'. llrevam Co.: F. i. Sampson Marion C o.; C.V. Illllyer
One.....ned caw' of our different Florida Wines HO mill 32 Ocean SI., JuckHonvllIo, Fin.: Nas utu Co.; John M(- hryant, Osccola Co.: It. Hutchmon, I'utuamCo.; M. t B.Morcman Ht.
til bottle) given 81 rrcmlumith orderatnoufittog Johns Co.; G. W. Lancaster. Votusla Co.:J.C. Pelot.Manatee Co.
to$50 00 or snore. Send for eftm.tt( Address all eorreslandenco to the Florida Fruit Kxchaiurr,Jacksonville Fla Stencils
before ordering' eUewhere. Addre BATTERSON & CO., with full packing and enlpplng'instructions furnished on application.EA&TELLvOW.

i:. urnoiH. P.O. BOX iSa -:::: : : -- :._ .. =-
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Beggar Weed: Seed zy per lb.,post pakt.1'OTTLITR General Commission Merchants} :.,

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RHOS.: FRUIT COJIFT. BUFFALO, N. Y. How to mako good Fertilizers AT HOME! wIth "


And Other PruiU a Specialty. Soft
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"MORE TESTIMONIALS" Saving you'$7.00 to $10.00 per ton on the prices you
arc now paying for Fertilizers.
Population FT. \ uIANR.SPRAV .ip:--:0,0" ,:;41 for urn*number of machine*
AU.OOO. !Ay1L.ii. ,r--r. old than any other hatcher. 1.-Send for Hpeclal Florida Circular giving directions for making!
---- ---- -- MADE. 00 in*aoc 4Mf ol o; ralion >
at Deeatar,IlllnoU.;::..s
chicks hatched: at ono time Fruit and Truck Fertilizers.
1 with a 200 eac capacity Reli "
nble lncubatorABnin t ,

PUMPS cat&1ope.tamp for Add new,.flltutra., W. S. POWELL & CO., Chemical Fertilizer Manufacturers,

I :'. MADE BY Reliable.. Incubator&Brooder CO.Qulncy III. h _. ..__ _. lea. to !ia. DowI7'Vluirtj BALTIMORE. MD._ ._ .._ _____
'1: .. THE DEMING CO.,SALEM, 0. ---- -- .-_--- -- -. --.- ,.. -- ----' ..' .-_ '
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HENION & HUBBELL, o.10' S3.0
Write for.Catalogue and TMCATUB OK,brBAVi.sa. SE3E\ (IJ Hats sage !Meat MinceMeat

> LOOKING Ulfto8P.HM3 r Meat .a Hamburg, Scrapple Steak, 8uer for,

FR U I TEVAPORATOR V t Chopper I' Dyspeptics, 1'eppers Cheese,

rblr\ 1 : triO9l likely' troubled wlUQ Chicken Salad Ilaab
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Th.Standard'Ia..bluetf.tt' : d. r '.r t.f',1 rtl'lb!"ttOwlbr .t*< -. 1
t> ttiti and yrlttt. Xltiitrattd C.tat.ta.tff. iIUt1 ft ,n.A.FAHNESTOCK'SVEnU'FUct' WTINNED.Fcr I jCklckeu Croquette.s ..
THE IILYMVCU IliOTOUKH CU.UaeUaaU. E:+'nWrr-a-ii": ? n ;,flYftrtaUo.f LI'rn'paI'U Codfish Scrap Heat
taph" A h 'I. ." 'IUnr'"'''. The B.\ In VhUe Lobsters
--v -- lips;Cis.,Corn for
I Sato by the Fritters, Stale BreadHardware
'" for Bread Crumbs,
NIAGARA. I I Trade. e Cocoannt Car bage.
All old and new Send for IlorseUadlshVanillat
..... Catalogue
n.n.U..l.a&n.: I't .
Beans, Re.! Also for
GRAP u ..U'anaa.e4ira. Iw n/#'. E<rprfo& 1. BTg' C Co making Beef Tea for
1 !' of tho IJ, Invalids, Pulverizing
Third A Danpbla St., Crackers, Mashing
c2:2 rotatoe., &e
4tefMr UULLFIUIlTSo linr ixwrlvUrt T. 8. HCUDJL11D co.. FREDO.MA, S.J. I I PhlUdelphU P,. VN o.10 $3.00. .. .
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BARTER COLUMN. SALll-Three hundred) thousand GrapeFruit
... and one hundred thousand Sour Sciool..ery FLORIDA DISPATCH '
Definite exchange offers inserted free. State \ fine. Price very reasonable. S. M. 'fGRow t Buckeye

what you hare and what you want. Srltrnaw*Lakeland.. Fta.w ___ 10-22-1_it._ t IIN R O ts1MIttAWANCltil

Open to subscribers only. FANCY KONS-Beught,[oW and exchanged. ARC 1..a...,, w.......
for what you want. Stamp for reply I "coR2Cua+truJAA4Aa611M
LLOYD CRAKT Lady Lake, Fla. .. .. .
7-28-521 -- -- -
KXCIIANGE-Japan Perskarnon tree
FOR -- ----- ----- --- ------
tree Stale terms. Addrea C. KPEARSOX. -
Archer Fla."CENTAWORD". FLORIDA'S advantages for small investments, S. POWERS, Publisher.
--- -- Estate Journal: Arcadia, Fla. -- --- --....,...;..--- ---: NURSERIES.
COLUMN.To $i.eo per year: sample, with state map 10 oetits TKUMS or SUHSCUIl'TIONFor

......,.,.,,.. .- ----- 4-2 J12mCOLUBLK -
--.w .aw.w..rwn..wr. One Year .......$I.oo M. E. GILLETT, Proprietor

To insure insertion in this column advertise. manu&cture son Soft PHOSPIIATH Hone mine and For Six Months...*...... ............... 1.00
Phosphate, analyzing "VJ IR DAt h0RIDA
meats must be accompanied by the money. Isvh
Advertisements must not exceed fifty word 17 per cent. Phosphoric Acid-s to 7 per cent is In Foreign Countries .....3.00
available for food bal Have in nurseries over 100.000 Orange and
immediately become
plant *nee
Postage Stamps received in payment k -Subscriptions in all cases cash in advance.No .
*available by gradual Price ton Lemon Trees, eomprisinf; the varie
Count every word, ,including. .name.and. .addreto.. $6.30. Discount un car lots.steep.THE COWLEM per & paper sent for less than that henceforth. No ties. Have 4,000 of the celebrated leading .
----- --- --- -- ---- --- --- discount allowed one's but
-.- ------ ----- ----- ------ JORDAN FERTILIZER Co., Bartow Fla.II on own subscription This fruit has sold Northern markets at f MAJO
Ajrent's profit per m utb. Will prove -10-lOt to all postmasters and agents a liberal cash com per box. All trees Rtaranteed true to name and '
it or pay forfeit. New articles just out. mission will be Write on all subscriptions obtained first-class.: Write for prices :;
52, A f i.so sample and term* free. 1'ryut. 0RANCH HIZKRH-Ayer'd Perfected!' -1 UO by them. for terms. -- -- --
lr Chklerter & Son. jS Homi St. N. V, to break or get out of onkr. Address -
1394tFOk AI.FKKD AVKR. lAke Weir, Fin, or Florida Fruit ; ,4.1 Sef RUi4 wd tai
l'Ja:311(;3( OFFKK.To t
Exchange, Jackaonviile. io- otpUTTINGaWood '
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SALU-10 Head of grade Merino Sheep, ---- --- -- -- --- every new subscriber we will send aostpaid.acopyofWhitne'a"GardeaingInFlorida -
Suckling l.amltAtilE) two thorough1 fat grafting and Vines of ," : :4 U ''a d l'"' .?W,
1*red Merino Ducks.: Will sell cheap for cash.B. forty \ 11. KEBI-, lieardman, Ma. address H. VON UjrncHAr. H -- ---- ----- --- Il-IO-IJt Hate Advertising: Oil Applirution.KIJIITTANCIS -

FOR tt.u.Jt. CIIKAP-A screw power stuwp --- .- -- ---- --..--- -
No. two in good order wit pull the iktim iii Spray
largest: pine Mump C. II. CHURCHILL: awtey, HARDORAfGHaou or Satsuma Or-
Wa. I-'-4t OB stock four yean Should be made by Check, Postal Note, Money
old T11k hardy orange is adapted to Northern Order or Registered Letter, to order of ;yelli'iL1iFruit
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nD-CatUt Guava bu.hec. Write, Middle West Morida, Southern Georgia and
WAf\ ) ORANOB. Mannville, Louisiana. For price and particulars, address I'L01ti1).1 lUn'.ITCJT, j\utMin.tM> ; I
lr6)1 JAB. I'. DKPAM, Lake City, Pla. 11.Io-21nO
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-- of \ NIMAL MKAL MAKR8 URNS LAY,YOUNG Jacksonvlllu, Fla. JTrccs
BALK CUH.\lJ-Sisty-uur acre |god f l
ic-apple and vegetable ls.nd. I miles from: Stock grow; ward off difieAr.e. Circulars and e...!. ._. .- ------ .-- -
F. W. AMADRN Ormood, Fla.pKACHKS .
Lake Worth. Seven acrea cleared and mostly setout

in Tropical bruits, :Mangoes, Avocado Pears, 10.6-3" ... ..... Established:: 18(1(1. i.r
Sapodillas and other varieties. Four or five thousand -
Also several ten-acre -ItorlyBidwelltrcescheop. FBAROX EDWARD ROBERTS '
set out.
nR tracts for safe. Uasy terms. n.! D. PITJMCBT, .... -- %

Lake Worth, Fla. t-;-tt T ARGK l leering orange grove for sate cheap. AGENT FI.ORtD.l'Rtar KXCHANGH. Wormy null and Leaf lutfbt of AJpf'l.1'KJW.Cberr1etl .
u Healthy locality on lake. Address ORANGES, and Plums prevented s alsoGrs
Tim LAKELAND NURSHRIH6FOR Gotha 1'11. 12-22 HtahP. !Double
Actinr ExeeUlor praying 0uU1 1. Best In tb e
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Splendid assortment Citrus Deciduous and Trop-- ----- --- ---- ---- AND VEGETABLE. market. Thousands In USA. Cat&lccav.desert bloc
ical Trees and Plants, one to four year old tree, to fruit lDaUed nee. dddlase,
also Sour and Grape Fruit Seedlings.; Seedlc Chickens by Steam + WM. STAHL QUINCY;"ILL''
JJ omtloand Seedless Tahiti Limes. 4:. M. MARSH Prompt Returns. Stencils on application. --- --
330 and 438: North net.wareye.,
-- Will do it Thoauod iatacc !Mfalopcr.Mtion. .
LAIR Region Nursery Company dealers in e A'mla.l4N.ei.u.l."" '//i'r9M/ain7. DELPI'II.PA.. F R E EllA
nursery stock of citrus fruit trees II Lowest-pneM fint-clao lUtcber mads.
Walker, :Manager Auburndale Fla. 1a- -4t i'uarsntned to hutch a lutft perc.ntige
ag of tertiI.._..*tlMcortUi n Ut f otbrr
FOR SAI.UDuaeh'ettow- Yam sweet potato. -s.oJ Co.-. for-mag.--Ca"kC.- CtO.-U.-laUU&.,'1"1,111. W. H. BROWN & CO., Life Size Crayon Portrait of

: varieties seed corn, red peanuts, Jerusa- B. PRESLEY & CO. yourself or friend, FREE. In
led and white artichokes chufas, watermelon mi MAIIHN I.ANI:, NKW YORK,
seed bunch lima beans red oats Southern hoptGallon. order to introduce our work In
Send two cents stamp for testimonials. LKADING
section of tho
Will exchange seed for registered Poland hogs. FLORIDA ORANGES. your country we

J. UURKITT lit SoNS, Abbott, Miss. 41 FLORIDA) ORANGE DEALERS _I will for n short period make, treoW
PI'O- intending orange growers in exposed wtuations. of charge to any ono sending in a 9lllotogl'aph ]
I Oder seedling tree of Cn ate TRIPOttATA OF TUB '
Lifo Sizo
at 82.50 and upwards per hundred according a Crayon -**

FU.to size. T. ROBERTS, Green Cove 13-last Springs NORTHWEST, PIckingBaskilsaTIIE W Portrait Froo. Likeness guaran ,u

ST. PAUL, MINN. teed. Our crayons nro made by a m

BALK-One year old orange bud.. all the "p";nFEC'TIOX" skillful artist and work of I I
I arc n
old [Q t
leadlug"AridIH., on four years tour I JAMES STEPHENS & SONS
stock, fine. Call and see them. KRNKST DOV.N- art. This offer good for only n m

1'01.' Archer, lift. 12-15: .. 6t WHOLESALE L. short time-if you want to take I '" *
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FOR SALE engine,en with i '-stack.OneS H.new.I' upright Suitable boiler for advantage of it, send in your pho .."

irrigat'ug! purpose. 1) I)., harmer and Fruit I bE1LtES tograph at once to
Grower, Jacksonville: Fla. 12: 15 tf I IL FRUIT Tho Mont Economical and Practical
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All the leading varieties, one and 347 and 340 Hro.idwity. on

two-year old buds, extra fine 'rantI s. Write I'oi Price I.kt, address 122 Qulncy St., CICQ"C, IIh.I .
fr what you rant to If. N. ROBERTS, Proprietor, ALU XY, XJ%V '1'O1IC. I
Tampa Nurcenes, Tampa, Fla. t2-l-6t H.: If. WAKNKK

QRANGU GROVH- FOR SALH-Near-- Inter- A. A. Geroe. W. D. Geroe. _nov. ..10---it ralntka. Via.x I I FREE !

For particulars apply tOJ.COX.NKLL,
Established 1870. lnH EDlili1M x IS92.g3.Namu -- --- "'" I
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T O FLORIDA TRADK-The Lakeland, NurseriesHue A. A. GEROE L\ SOT and Addresses of oraoget Lemon and W g I 1ACN'Ylkt.DlteA/Iff.P* H.t.
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(on large sour grape fruit and sweet Vegetable Growers of vel acreage I I Wl4att5taMiH.ztl,.fWf Aa Will
Mock), {.ooo Orange Grape Fruit and Lemon estimated yield and other information of value b bsM',w f..,.tI ito.tor IttfitjtHjb/
Trees, one to four yearold, too fertothe"ilot e SOi 507, lOt Monroe Street to growers, buyers etc. Price $t.oo. Address UfO IlttJrtJlIto.. 1hsAmericaAWellWorksAuroraIUU
Trade;" also,complete stock of Deciduous Tropical CHAS. J. ACOSTA, alto Chicago ItL.1J3.llas. T r.j. Sydney, K. S. W
Ornamental Tree*, Vine, &c. It will pay .......
)I9U to see my stock. C. X. )IAitftt.Proprietor, I TOLKDO. OHIO. n-24-4t Jacksonville, Ma. A-
!Lakeland r tk CouRt)" Ft*. it.S4-itt I -- -- ---- -- SPIRAL: SPRING
-- '--- -- Importers and Dealer in -
25 000 Choice Nl K.ra Gri a isle. for .wile
cheap. IKVINO. PAGE Auburttdak and ad aUte.
P+1p. ii-tHf foreign flcwcstic Fruits( r GRAZING NOZZLE.

-- --- -- --.- Reduced from $s.oo to $1.00.eftt..

tale by 1 U. BALL TsHab.'ee,111a.FRDST __. __ RURAL NEW-YORKER
......... # --- -.. --.- ----L Allows cows and horses to graze aDd prevents
--j" For 'e&nt.he foremost agricultural browsing. Price Si.as at factory, paid '
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PROOF Tomato' ami I'ittea c I..ad.. M\ The S. li. Hubbard Company Jacksonville, Kls.,
l lake (rout properties. CMS p. ll(- FRUIT AND PRODUCE ne\\5p. i>cr, it will in I.,c9;j, he hett r.lif'elier agent for the State.
VNG PAUB, AttUtntttale Fla. ..-17of(
)brighter, more practical, more
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TRKKS-Atl kind, all *i*.... all ptice. COMMISSION MERCHANTS valuable than ever. ,
A Al o )'each, Plant. PerMnuwon, Ac. Fine, ,
healthy. trees and price right. Mad for lift.I PATKNTKK,
). !.. PlRnaox' MonticeUo IT*. ti lo-tf Switzerland riorlcla.
$10,0005CIOO -
... 310, 3U and tt4 N.. JlftUktm M., ----.w Hut K
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...... MIeII. 7-28-6mo
&AI.K-WWpporvHH ats, bushel, f.". '" .
PR p per ""v -4
.. ,....; Coach p o. (HttHl quantity), per $ in cash and "special" premiums, tAtOTIIifS .
Consignments. solicit d, and prompt returns AND PA.TIIER@
1, past paM ate; ChuM kept, pound.p
p paW. >>e; t>er peck f. o. b., per$t.yo; pearl guaranteed. to be given to Rubscrilxsrs only I for work: Should look with care to the books that are read: by
*.1>er IKMHHI, p *>t paid, jjc; four pound, References : K, G;. Dun & Co., .iHradfttreet's in seciU and their sons and daughter. Edmund Qartsca Stcdoaa
perfonncd $5,000 new
ft.'S? ; tea parnll+k, f. o. b., $s.us head cash with Ageocy; and First National Bank, Saginaw 1J.HWe. ; and Ellen Mackay Hutchinson bare spent seven tan
eMir. JtXCIlUIOIl SRU FARM. Keuka. Fla. !. C-S-6IDO., plants for all subscribers, not otherwise ki choosing fn';!'o the COOjOOiJ vrJurat that hara MeA .
,-".tfStMT topyrfehted dry 5 tlao0 pages of "The LI.b-T. y ef ;,
-- --- BETHEL CLASSICAL M HIUTART! y .: obtainable. Only $I.oo a year. American Lltorn urn." teen: tVOltt&CS} .".
'P.lZ s-n. )(. DU'K &. I' latkn, Fla.. Arr : I.UU7 authors 9,971 articles i I00full.p.M st *
a tanntfaaturexa fCyprVt ( Tank.. T1tI and .A.O.A.DE Y. 'f) Send for free specimen copy. upress! prepaid; payments one cent pet volume per
\ Wfclec' T uk* a for railroad .par. ferBs.tnest.Un1verdtlHand Ian: description free. Agent: waated.:
and irrigating. 1P1tJ for price West P& I1t. Cat&1.lr1Ie feMrw Ma) V A The Rural Publishing Co., Times Eldff, %f.'t AKI.CH L. -JJHT.EX'" C 0. ,
Utt. ." 1e t3.11t It A.MdJimi,IJc'be1 Aeadcmr Va" IT Fifth Avenue, Aew i-.k. &

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r RlI"" ..*, In stock. IooIl.kN b".Bd..... ...,...u&Tyt.a'nus .

BUCKEYEMOWERS .V IIIKffrt trrntl. ...'". 11.......... ,.,.OW cJ'V.a4.iAic,.....1r.,.lipj.",tae.jD. $6ff1t. 11)0 Ii lite+ ; 44ntI WlUit'U JC. aUTU ,,..'.. Leitast.a.1n
r I': a -ti Tito 0 foot is suitable --

A for uso In
.1 fotitftltif ntnrk ttf r ORANGE GROVES. .7
rrf .Woirvr amiiVxiin Y ALVIZE
,,, t E, / j'tirtorj1'rlfrn.* OH Iniml.at \Write\ for( Prices.


,- .I. .I X..to'S A N G E 13:1'4': 0 ,V 8,99 an 1 much ImproveU.f urnlaaes power,..
1 1I I A J.'.." Line of Jtrjtnlr for fitttnt.Aomo PUMP, GRIND, CUT FEED,and SAW WOOD

Orange Grove and Two-Horse Pulverizing Harrows tho Boy Price

Florida Central andPeninsular Dixie Cast Plows, and a full lino of Farm and Agricultural Implement i Cut to S

of all descriptions. Agents for tho Planot Jr. Horse and Hand Tools sold

at factory prices. Send for catalogues. 1 .' : i I' Fort/t.


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DOCH the la work of 4horseeatbalfthecaetnl
.n+P.and Is ftlwar haruesaat nod never gets Ural
bAKE CITY MHGQHHHD With our Mecl HtubTower It U easy to put on barn.
---1 for r'atwmt dealfns for puttlnjt power in Urn.
A Jl tf%JMk "" & *.calt sta.e teee..
.a Ycao st.ltaa i'ra..aal..
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: a 1 Fix days UUff than
: t: M 07 rarlcirAirrlcu't'l (' tedettbe
G F.=. Grenada
1 c al.< Ufofra.v, V. Color
CON'XKCTS FOJt R 'f< tender, sweet and dwllrlous.

Nashville St. Louis and Chicago ., that ranks. The flntboibmrarilnrt only gnr* a
.: lI LI
"' ......1 o.. tI!! iach Tine* and Mated qUI"wlib"' ,.

With but one change of cam. t.lf L .. ? cur rfgi,tctr t trade
""" _5w -_ mark label J Note the Quick Time. tlreu.at.f \ _."4rtill. STEPtaJ,M WoVT'i* bUh9. Kew tanaotCY: ,
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Leaves Jaoksonvlllo G&tt n.m, ?;:(D a.m. :, I IDIT.
Arrives. Macon (O. H. & F.) 4iW turn., 4#0 l).m. .. \ ..' CAROLINA COLLEGE
Atlanta(Ontral) '::tr.a.m.,8.-05" .m. S -'- .. 't' "" l'/.KASAXTt :;. C. J
Nashville(W. & A. A X..1. !St. L.)
Nett.eael'm pill b do s.pt..1. CJ.ua1ea1. 8cs.c.n41'b ,
::3)p.m.. a.m. IM-AMOT JK. HOR4C HOB WITH LEVER AND r.E'.ER WHEEL bkal COQIMtI A c emiaparatory 1lepanm nt. lrv.
Connection at Atlanta also for Kama*City. for CaU.c OonunrcUI) D.paiU&.& '
Doutye dally service with Pullman S1eepnre. -- -- tour,.. Instruction thoroa ti and practical. spat
This route will l>extended Florida Central and Peninsular han l1f'RrJr'tOO) IRRIGATING MA1CHNERYBOTH fonnes' per**4oii of VI WMUL) 111 MI.OO to 8 1 aO.IM
Vat t'atalocu and furthar Informnton. add rya tfcSRtUl
mUM of track running through the
l're dd.n ney....U.t4llt tile.
rohal' /t'rf/Joii( STEAM HORSE AND HAND POWER. Ju.on
$tork f'arnthiff nntl 7> I'rtich anil fitrttirbrrri/ OMHU", Jlnnann '''If' J',,,,.,,},,.,.. (i'ouutry Carry a stock of Steam Pumps Boilers
J'I.o. ,1iatf Jlflt.Ham .
I I.,. "..,.r ."J"- "fI amiOltirr t Wrought and Galvanized Pipe, Valves.
1',..,. .Srrr.erU. v.Otis al. and fin. atot.k .
T/.' t'o t .
4m.u 1111 fIT11erPHOENIX
1 o\f
N.e.'elrrl P''fI f3ru.u..la.Ilaa .t 1tlUUJ: ;
the best land for tillage, fi(1"Htl"fturf.. b, for Plants put in complete and guaranteed =t u W'L .1 !

ety of tolls in the state,and above all .4 satisfactory. Hand Spraying NURSERYCOMPAN Y

Runs over tho Central Kldgoland kesauon W awau CO*itLOuW TOL Iii.
Whoro It Is High and Healthy. Pumps of every description. Send fort
Prosperous towns fill its route and It.offers Mary had a Little Lamb,
the best freight faeiliti for any pitxluee to Catalogue of How and When to ,Spray.
the Northern markets. lend for the popular (Iiset, Ioat ptasrry.) It's wool was all tho ice-*
sowr Nozzles, Pipe, etc., made to order in our :! We make it up In


s with 1U 1'1)lrttec.l01'18 and l.mutiful music far S 9.00 yon kaow.
tleeeripUve" of an actual FlorMa Home and .1s ra
which in el These Ctit+s .Bitf Salts at<
Rotten up of full aped best mu.ic l>ajH'r,containing aim ,e popular throughout Jtotrica.
a picture' of a home in Florida and a hunting : : :: / because they represent the
eene. It II mailed on receipt of 10 cents (in I
itarepn, to par expense of di tril utk>n.)) : r j very CaUttimct ilRekifOnti, ,
te84 ale fur the "best map of Florida (sent ..s I a : and are essential to every
free) and note the towns on its route.Quincy 9 J business man who' cares one
' Tallahassee (the Capital), M Madison. Live Oak lAke City,Jaekwinllle ( 1'1' his for economy and Arrvxa
\ Fernamllna, Lawtey, Starke. (knla, (t ANCE. Sead us 6 teats la
lainesville. Cedar Key, Leeburf, Oriamlo, (I : 0S .. t stamps,Hating kind of gar
Tampa anti many other The e rllwt wtikrti : "
who had the pick of location settled. where nnmt orsaitde.iredaad ue
tbU line now rune1'ostt.I'assengcrti i will forward you SAMPLESof
from Northern connections *, : Cheviots,Casslmeres etc.
having tickets over the Florida) Central "'- R
and Peninsular to l-olnt.InSoutb Florida bathe \ .. '. measureotent rules and
privilege of being taken into Jacksonvilleover ",.,",'".."'1-. ,.: ; fashion plate. YOU DO THIS
the company's line all allowed a stopover .4 --- I":: and wo do tho rest Baltimore !.
within tho going limits of the ticket ," --. : : -
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with return to their route for destination free -=".. ... : ,- : cheapest
of extra charjre. Hemi fur Malt' of Florida, ..' .. -t-**.1_;s"r2'-::; :: KEELER the largest custom
Innficdfree. A.O.MAODUN'IJLUO.P A.,
Jacksonville. Fta. AGENTS FOR
N 9. P&" : / c:, 1 Fill'Orus Celts, $15.03 C*.
D E. 5 AX\\"BLLGeneral Manager I.cNO'VLESt STEAM: PUMPS. Trattn . 14.03: V,.

1 iI r'K' alts, 1'1.01' CP.enrcasts ,.
--- All Letter Answered tho Day they arc Kecelved.THE .
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The Great Route to New Orleans S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY, JOHN M. KEELER,

Only line with Through Sleepers 5 N. divert St. Baltimore, fid

between Jacktonrille and New Orlcani. JACKSONVILLE. FLA. toflsr aQ low .It*axiortleai of local UQorc"


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Hd Wart at the addref es given below. '

I firmly believe that with many imJtro\'elHel118 011 the prt elit systotn )halt of which nru stated: below, together with the management, AI a LtitiuWtt'mon I am
.pa1Jte oCgh'IDg to the derails of this bu nell, that the orange crop of Florit'hn au1 1 be fUSpO OO or to bettter advantage than is the ca.o at IreHnt. .

Believing in the auction r j KT'%%sa44 m have V* CaflEA to have all shipments intn1-St to my taro sold at auction at each point I ship to. hneh shipper's aceount sales Y
will }he aeootn with a moo, catalogue 'sltowing the results made"11'hen

uppers desire I will sell here in Jacksonville, at auction or at private sale, aa I may be directed When shipping ukewhere, tho condition of time various ,
naarkobl will lie Kudied and tits oranges tent to which! ever point promisee to i pay' the host price?*. Those will IH a. cortaineu hy daily' report. from 'Boston, New York?
Philadelphia I and Chicago.All XA*

I fruits for Western nlsrkets will le started l to Chicago, and diverted hy my rupreetmtative there while in tranit, to which ever of the eljior} ,"'&:tern joints ,

"f'OfU Ifi08: better I)n cef.1. .;....
All phorta'ges, after the fruit ratchet; Jacksonville, will be guaranteed)" me.
Shippers' wishes a* to destination of fruit will always be complied with. .

Stencils fnrni&hed free of cltarge, hot !shippers having one 1 earing my name and stencil number, am tito that inart of the stencil, hut not the start reading ,
"New York.

liyanarranieeinent with the railroad and! transportation comjmie, all fnlit lx' ring my name will come to Jacksonville, and tint to the \\xt! market from here,
wlid oarloada only' I wing made up for Western point, giving my shippers the benefit of the carload rate.
On receipt of the oranges hero and on the mine day l a check for from 76 cents to $1.00 lox will go to each the amount of tho advanco being determined
'h>. tho quality of the fruit, and the oonditionof the various market; If shippers prefer, a draft can bo drawn on mo when tho fruit is shipped, for 78 cents l>a2r lox, the
draft to accompany the bill 1 of lading. On receipt of the orange I and after examination, showing the sumo to t he of (fair quality, 1 agree to j iiay tho panic. I reserve the
right to modify this matter of advances, on giving live days' notice.
Believing that it ooMtJ fruit phippers too much at to market their and feeling that a fair profit for me can be made at a lower rate of commission, I have
fixed this at six per cent. to cover all Hiaiyeexcept' eight anti cartage, crop\\U\ll 1 lx actual. A Paving of over 140.000 yearly am thus! 1 be made to tho orangegrowers

of Florida.A .
most important reform I propose to carry out, I call your particular attention to : The value of a thi! brand. A name once: favorably established in all our
f&Ark&te 1M worth to each hipper anti grower M much as a good reluhdion. Cp to the present nro only mown to our bn era by n stencil number- vhich Is an
injustice to 'OUt Therefore, let every fhipp'r: put hi8 own name on the ends of the boxes, and this, with tho :stencil number, will appear on tbo catalogue from which our ,'
OO"OI'8 purclKUC: the fruit, enabling each urange grower to l-.ab1i@h Iris ntuile mid a reputation for his fmit-which once.nl.'COmplishcd, will mean higher results for him,
l1ro\idin he packs his fruit carefully' and hell, alHI ends only n good qualih. \8 a Im inO@tJ man, dealing largely with Spain and California, many 8hlppcns front which
fmit Ecctions 111\0 so establishetl a J l name for their.hntn as to make it io=$ihle for me vcrr often to ell to the buyers on the well known merits of tho brand without
the fmit. I nnly believe that the Florida;) orange growcn interests have been fcrious1.y prejudiced in the past heimp1)- knowing 1\ man and his fruit by histench

number which is easily forgotten.) Thus I propose to correct in the future, as stated above.
For fitencils, shipping detail blanks and all further information, please call, when in Jacksonville or address

E. 1 L. 3OODSE1I1,

94 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla., Transportation Block. P. 0. Box 491.

Main Office 1O3 Park Placo, New York. '
Branches at 30 Broad Street, Boston Ma s. 1 It and 13 Dock Streot, Philadelphia, Pa. t,
104 South Water Streot. Chicago III.

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1893. ye Are The Only Finn

G, 'nto customer cash discounts on ord rsWe are the "
cr. /I irm distributing amonff patront a at% criptiun -
to i:o 3tfncultur.il I papir*without eu acting*ny A SOLID MUSICAL SOUTH IN GRAND CHORUS.
( dui valcnt. No other Seed CaUlu rue, at America I
EU:: -' I.r Kurcipc.contain**o treat a variety oi*<;v ral of Tune. Old Lennor. hallelujah tletle. j
(ttandard yccctablc*.and,in addinun,are many
""choi vawtie peculiarly oar own. 11io eh8Te tIy I EZEd-ici J -=r7 rg-rff: Ej@B:;
.1'ALOc enlarged in both the vegetable nd flower ttn i i i
r ?ta, wewmloureataloeve )'UE :toaf. etareewzr no nW II J..bt.Ice Ie...... ..tat or Je. U.Ice Ie ocmetatara ye.Qiai ntM r.s pre- !
'its still; hold i rood,and our customer may'shr upon it.
t' t the will earned reputation of our seed for frehn tft and CLEVELAND ELECTED. CONFIDENCE RESTORED.
y fy .'.!continue to be euarded at a tnnt prtcinu*part ot our COTTON JUMPING UP. CORN GRIDS FULL.
1893.I catal: I f II. Giu owty & SUN. Matblettarad.9lau. A FORCE BILL DEAD. PROSPERITY IN 8IQHT. S
'" PIANOS only $22,. ORGANS only $27.

V Olebrnte Ink great Jubllro Year with the Piano or Orffanto tong wanted. never better
WANTED.CALADIUM ;; time to buy. Prices never lower. Term never "raster New itjr lea. New prices JJew tenna. !
Y" Frcelo llolldarllnrem.WU+ \ every new Piano ordered betor Jan.U. W.we "a.p1m.
Utdt)15 riatioJLaui p.complete trend for circular.. J&nttonlMi paper. Don I delay.

or ELEPHANT EAR BULBS, I S: LUDDEN BATES,southern Music House, SavannahGTho A.

Leading Piano and Organ House of tho South. Established 1870.
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Address slather average site and price per barrel i inOB1'

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t In compounding solution a part was accent! pilled on the band
$5 to $15 pt, I >: I ITS CAUSES AND CURE, _, and OD washing afterward"Itas discovered that the balr was com:'
LICHTH1HQ PLATER ,..plettly remored. We at once IU'1111 wonderful preparation on the
u4 eI.U.Sj..ekJ.".uaM.t.Li..ar. Scientifically treated by an auritt of \vorld-\vkle ',. market and so great bM been the demand that we' are now Introducing
ic. ...... ta.On. repuUtWti. D afueH' eradkatetl and entirely ,.+ ; r itthroughout the world under tbe name of Jucttn'a AntMlalrlne,
of ',......,'1 .... .1 cured of from ae to 30 yearn standing, after all tr"" .' f IT IS PERFECTLY HARMLESS AND
..., on kit I k i.i.*for aw.t other reaUaenU. have fatJrd. How be diflculty "
eta 1014.dint M.trl.Ko i in reached and the catMe remwed, filly 1. ANY CHILD CAN USk IT.
: Uf''flet1C'e. It.rapier.rT ex- i' \ Lay the hair aver and apply the mixture for a few mlnntef. and tb*
ptaiued in circulars with affidavits and testimonial
tiN. .t.a le.A.stele ''balr disappears M If by magic without slightest pain or Injury when
11Jt t'tholt'i&M! \it : of cure from prominent peal4e, mailed -
: ::1 applied- or ever afterward. It Is unlike any other preparation un used
&c".t11. irr4terwelroat.rs. I free.Dr. for a like purpose Tbot>*and, of I A1>1KH wbobave stun annoyed
II.1.I/EW\O Jit A. rONTAlNK. i9Knf>ti4thSL.X. Y. r a.wltb balr on their PACK, 4ECltand AK3I8 attest Its merits
,v1V.r.tabua.' V* -- - .j. CJENTLY.tKNwbQdonohrp"tlateabn.rdorhatroDU1.1rD Ic.
: find a priceless boon In Queen'. Ante.llnirinewblcb does awsy
-- .. -. % r with| KnaTlng. by rendering Its future growth an utter Impossibility',
Price of Queen" AntMIalrln f 1. per bottle, sent In safety mailing boxe postage paid by us(seeutely
sealed i from observation). s.nd money' or stamps by letter with full add mm written plainly." Com-
pondtDt'e strictly conftdfBUaJ. This adTertlsement Is bonest and straight forward It.."*rT word It tcontatns.
We Invite you to seat with ns and TOO will flu everything as renr*.nted. Cat that out and
EPILEPSY OR FITS send today. Address QUEEN CHEMICAL CO., 174 lace Street, CINCINNATO. You can
f **&***?your letter at any Pout Office to Insure its safe delivery W.'will pay S5CO fo7 tint Cee
or failure or slightest Injury" to any" purchaser. Every bottle cuaranteed. ,
Can tUi disease be cared! most pbyitclaosNo NT SP E"IlL-To I ladies who inttedare.nd sail their friends 29 Bottles of Onsen's A&U.IIelrtas. .
f Tea aUorma&nd\bewoRtcSlet. After will present with BILK &mo\f'aide beet silk. Est,. Large Dottl u4 taap .*
My ; iii'of silk to s let'from scat with erdar. Good SsUrr or CommtMiea>> to Agsau.. '
39 years study and experiment I bare found tho I ------I -- -
mnedy-Bpttep iy Is cured by it; ru/W, not tab .
toed by optt .-tbe old,treacberoas, quack treatHMsrt. '200 ACRES OF CHEAPLY IRRIGATED FOR SALE
Do not detg>AIr. Forget past Imptwitions on TRICKING LAND, without expensive or would exchange for bearing rove and pay "
y.*r pv e,pat outrages\ on Jour confideoce,put CJal k"" Cutaway' machinery,or even artesian wells. A black soil, cash difference Forty acres of rich Pine Ham
fsAsres. Look forward,not back ward. My remedy lJ.unows AND CULTIV.ATOItS.I several feet in depth, level as a floor free from mock land. Thirty.acre cleared, together with
1* of f...w,. Valaable work on the Mbfeet, aMlute I keep in stoek seven style, cutting in width timber, which can be flooded by The dosing of a plank ouuKway H mile loner, With dock and t
froat*.fetofix ((6)) feet, at pries froni.oo ferry I mile from Grabamville, oa Ocklawaha ,
bettie of the reme.a'-Hltt free tot U'1A.j] t. flit.e.. lead tor caUiogue.K gate at the mouth ot"the ditch draining the glade. River;4 miles from silver Springs. Addresa
Me&tfen rosl-Oflke aad Ezpreu> aidrets.Fref. B.UUBBARD, Gen. State Agent For particulars a
.W.XL rpt E ,F.D.,4 Cedar' St.,Kov York. Federal Point, lerlachen: ,Fb. TRfilADWEL.Conn..



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

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From New York. I'roui Jarkaondllt",
% (Pier 39 IS. )L.) STHAMHK Florida.ifct .

34 WedaeMiay.. ftoe. fltth.at 5 u."ALCONQUIN" .. .... Tuesday, 3d. 4:30 A.M
Vriday, D.C._.., .t 3 P. SKMINOLK.Thursday.. I lan. tb, at 6:30: A. u
' Monday Jan. ts1d, at j r. u...... .."IROQUOIS." .....Sunday, 8th, at 9OOA.I:
Wednesday,)au. 4th, at 3 r. M....... %''CIIHROKHi "....... Tuesday, loth, at 10:30 A. M ..
KtMar.Monday. Jan. 6th, at 3 P. ),I..u.. YE)!ASSUI?," .... ...Thursday, Jau. 12th, at 1200 n'n :rrif / .
Jan. 9th.at J r. 31."ALGONQUIN.Sunday, Jan. isth, at 1:30P.M
"\\'matiKtty. nth at j P.M....... "SKMINOLK," .0.. ....Tuesday, jan. I;th. at 4:00: A. M 4t + '"
Friday.. Jan. Jjth, at j r. M...... .. .."IROQUOIS". .......Thursday, 19th at SAO: ,\. M22nd
Monday, hat s r. M........"CIIKROKKIt."...... Sunday Ian. ,at 7:30: A. M24th
Wednesday, a.. .....at i r. J.I..yItMASSIUt.TurlKli'y., Jan. at 8:30: A. Mjfeth .
Vr1daJ", :i an. Mlh at 3 .. M..... ,t.ALGONQUINt..., ..Thursday, Jan.an.. at 11:30 A. M
,:..tonda", au. ajnl, at jau. r. M... .."SUM I NOUS. ...... ..Sunday, Jan, 29th at JJOr.f
.WedneilCSa,', :tsfct, at 3 .. M..._. ..."1ROQVOI3"..... ..Tuesday, )an.: jirt, at 4500 A. u
TFridar, )an..7th. at 3 P. u.... .. ."CIIFkOKIf.Thurrday. Feb. and, at .sJOA. u i+ 4
eeday Jau. lath, at 3 P.of.'UIASSJ.U.." "H"..Sunday Feb. jth, at 7A. M

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Stea1-n.e.1. Tolara: G. Clu..istopherSteE.1.J

For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on

the St. Johns River. : : :J..e1. BO"VDIN H, ;
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The elegant Iron Side{ .Whcd Steamers a

City of Jl'.ccsoI"J..il1e,
Capt. W..A. SHAW. .'UO)( New VOIIK, l'riu.T), FOOTS ; PftOU JACKSONVILLE. ..
'I '..ec.l'Jc.: DeBo..y," livery) Saturday at 3 00 OC-811O-1 livery) l Friday( to Suit Till] '.

Capt. LEO VOCEL. ,.. ..
Are,appointed to mil from Jacksonville daily, except Saturday, at and from Sauford .
3.30 p. m. Hutos on urungea to Now York Lox tko; Philadelphia l box,alk/xtnn.' bor,
daily, except Sunday,at 9 a.m. lOo. No charge fur transfer in Jacksonville, Ctr Now York. Hates from New York to Jock
Ticket ftonvillc, ore 20 per cent lower than other lines. Jimirnnec JoC I per l'ent.
General Passenger and Office, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville.

JOHN I.. Jun\\nu. inorida_ Freight Agent foot Laura Street, Jacksonville 1%. W. H. CIIRISTOPIIER.V.. H. COATES, JNO. G. CHRISTOPHER.
P. )1. JlUaS3InSuln. .V .. l110rida Passenger Agent, 8S West Day St., Jacksonville. FLt '
3IA1tS11A 1.1 II. CI.IU:. Assistant Traffic Manager,5 Dowiing Green New York. I Agent, Jacksonville. Agent, Cent Man'r, Jacksonville.Office .
1Y. 1". (1IIN FAY, Traveling It'uwngu Agent 5 UowUna'Green. New \"ork. I Pier 30 North River, New York.
TIC no. (I. UO JU, TrAffic lianager. DoyUng Grt"C'D, New York. I
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.1..t. MiSI.II:* ftuperintettdent. foot Laura Street Jacksonville Fla.

WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents, SAVANNAH LINE. .

13 South I>eln\Tnr Aveimr riillndelphlH. ft Itmvlin: green, Netr YurkoI I
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"'. A. ltnl'RS. JT.tIu4IsI11:1): lK73. J. B. HOURS. Time 53 to ;;5 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and
between Boston and Savannah, 65 to 70 hours.

Grain, Garden Seeds and Fertilizers OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY.

:-.;: .vJC +'1' 13. :y 4r.. -CJCSOXVI r4I"4) .. IrL.A. .,
l-LIMMLI&O: I Llt-CH a

We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable: Seeds. A Compile Stock of
Between Jacksonville New York : I'irt-cU, $a.6o; Intermaliate, |9.oo{ Hacurslon$43.50Steerage

Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal 112.50. x
jack en"nte and Ho tou : Cabin, J 17.00; Intermediate, $n.oo j Excursion! $47- 0; Steerage,|,..IS
The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows:

Cotton Seed Meal, Both Bright and Dark. FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. ..

BTATJl Ar.XKTg I'OR PURE GROUND BONE (Central or 90 Meridian Time.)

1lau.a. CIIT.. ..... .... .......................... ........................irouday an. ad. .IeJO ptuChattallourlll.
Tggert-Allen Fertilizer Co. ...................................................\\'ednt'sd-ay.' all.4th. )'.(,0..1n
NITRATE SODA, Sac-oo.-h. .................................................... ........./rrd.,... au. 6th, 8.JO 8.m
f City or Ulr..lnlhol..........,............................. .... ... .Saturday au. :the 9.30a.m
Star Brand Fertilizers MURIATE OF City or .\Ulu.U...................,.......... .......... ...... .,...... !.fonday, IU. 9th. lt.ooa.m
POTASH, Tallaha si .. ........s .i.,.................................. ..\\'edntJtbr. an. tub. t.oop.na
ICan.ar: City ...... ............................................. ......Friday. an.13th, 2'30 panChattahouclarw
OUARANTKKO ANALYSIS. SULPHATE POTASH .. ............................. .......:. . Saturday au. 14th. 3.oo p.m
Naruochr/,". .. .................. .......................,.......3foD y. aD.16tb. 4.3op.m
Orange Tree and VegetableFERTILIZER. city or Ulrl..IHIr:'till .....................,.............. .........'\'ednes4ay. an. i8ttb, 6.ooa.m
KAINIT. Etc '1t. or ulullltJtl. ... u............................................Friday, au. ac.th. 1.ooa.m
Talh'h"..!...... .... .. ...... ..............................,.....Saturday. Jan. alert .00 a.1II
Ian.a. Clty ...... ............................. ........,.."......1iOnday. 9-JO a.m
The Fertilisers )hare no superior in the market,and a trial will convince.Setid (;Ilattalloochcc... .,..................... .......... ..... .......\Vednesday. /Jan.33th. 1i.ooa.w
for Catateguc- free. Nucoorhrc....... .. ............... ..................... .................Friday Jau. a7th, 1.30p.m
_. -- -- --- ----- -- .--..-- -- City of HlriitiiigliHiii.. .......... ......,tih,.....*.._**..t.........Saturday, Jau. wth, 3 fIG p.m
City ur AnfciMw...*.. ............ ..||...,|.....,... iMi........ ...Monday, Jan. jotb 4.30 ?:01

Pianos FINEST FACTORY (lute City...... . .................*......... .......... .... ....Thursday, Tan. jth, $.ooa.m
and City' of Mwoon.................... ........ ....... ...... .. .........Thursday, anl3th, 1030 p.m
Organs, IN UNITED STATES. Gate City................,.,.. .................... ..... ... ...........Tbursda'ylan. lth. 6.)0 p.m!
+ S35.OatrUlU. Always ready for QUICK SHIPMENTS of Finest City of Aaron ... .................... ....... .. ...... ..... ..... Thursday,Jan. 2Ab. ta.jop.ro
-- Pianos and Organs Direct to Your Homes. ,; f

Jbefore'aProm R H\".JAS. POTTS. D.D. etlitor of Mich. (This Ship does NOT' Carry Passengers.)
pa.t tot igan Christian Advocate DetroitMkh.) : "To say that
em we are delighted with the Piano does not express 11laN11Ur.a..e., ...................... ......... ........ .Saturday, au. 7th 9100..111
the fact. We are jubilant. If all your Instruments Drinou"............................................,.... ......Tuesday, an. 17th.,.00 p.m
n.T. Bon PlaDO'p&AO are as fine In appearance and as pleasing in tone asBEXVER IIl.aollg..n.n............ .....".... ..... ......Friday,Jan. 21th. i 130 p.m
this one your patrons will rise by the hundred."

From PROP. R. It. PECK Valhennoso Springs, Ala.: "We could not be pleased better with THESE PALACE STEAMERS "
the easing or tone;quick in response and melodious. In short ve are highly pleased with the organ." ,
;From B. D. GRIGGS,Adairsvillc, Ga.; "1 am well pleased with the organ in every respect. It 1s 4
Connecting with the Savannah. Florida and Western aaUway\\'a'CfO Short UneJ).offer to UK
It bed'l'rum
all you claim to G. COOLEY HUlsboro.IN. Co: "The organ fives entire satisfaction. Traveling Public and Shipper advantages equalled by no other line. ? *
Y )t. C. J
Krrrv one who baa seen It is very much pleased with the Instrument and the price on the same." Through Ticket and Dills of Lading issued: to principal points North. lUst and Northwest' via
From DIt.{. R STKKLK, Prescot., Ark.: "Mr family well pleased every respect with the Savannah. For information IDdroom.apply to ,i ;'1
W. IL LUCAS, Fla. Pass.
Soliciting. Agent
is wonder'' B. R. PRICK. Agent
them cheap a
dl so
*n Mow you
rg West Street JacksonvilleR.
I 77 West Bay Street Jacksonville. 77 Bay .
INGurPITS ERFECT14N New Pier No.35. North River: New York. City Kxehange Building, Agent, Oft.'
RICHARDSON lac BARNARD Agents, LcwU Wharf.Botton.
BA' lint, Lrta.lr rn 4 u4 C mpest+ u.r 1'eK..tHr. 4trolw W. I.. JAMRS.Agnate 1,8.Third Street. Philadelphia. j
rsp..us u1.1qa10.a. .u.ant a$4.tu.rur 100 taw I'.e 11.m J. D. HASHAGF, Eastern Agent, Sav., Fla. & Western Ry. Co. t6t Droadwa N. Y. 4
r.ts us Ut&l.Qsr as4 ....... '......k epnlen sad au Tsrr.r.l.1a.. A. DeW.SAMPSON General Agent.V.. U.ARNOLD Gm.Tray,Pas Art.,Jacksonville, Fla;
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z'; .I.I,,0., '" rw,0,......has..RvpL a1........., 1r.. Ca\a R...IPiiM.dtr.Ii&.J.1 sob Washington It..IIooton. ..".* GeneralAgent,
La..V,ItLP1rpltWt&'UYI'CU' .llSIldshtdAvL'D01YJLTW.T., For Tickets apotv to 8. P. & W.IlaU"4 v 517 Broadway,New

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Paine Fertilizer Company, i in order to increase extensively their btiMness in the State of Florida, have: decided to make

enormous cuts on all FERTILIZERS AND FERTILIZER MATERIALS. They have a large quantity all fertilizer materials in stock at Jacksonville,

having laid in a full supply of Sulphate of Potash, German Kaiiiit, Nitrate of Soda, Animal Hon, Blood and Uone; Acid Phosphato, Diwolvocl non,

0. S. G. Lime, etc., of the very highest grade, in the very best mechanical condition.They .
commence their big cuts on fertilizer materials on December 15th, and these: cuts will bo of .such a large nature that it will praetioally

1 place>> their goods beyond competition as!' regards prices. The quality of their materials is known too well to be o? the very highest !standing;t and
giving tho very highest tests and valuations.: Bringing their goods down in large quantities via schooner, and at reduced freight rates, and handling '.
them practically without an.costs. for drayage, and their storage facilities: being of such an excellent nature, having; both water facilities and a prh"atctr:1ck "
connected with all the rai1road they arc prepared to name prices at which others] could not possibly elo business at n profit, n... thono: bronch-
ins out into Southern, Eastern anti Northern territory and increasing their busincrs to:1: woncl\rCul( extent, they intend riving Florida), buyers nIl the
benefits of greatly rcluccd pncesall(1( lowpurchaiics! they having contracted for ttlt' hulk of their golK last! slring when tllr. market &tl frOtH

II to $2.00 per ton less than the }present quotations.

Itomomlter those rut commence December)5th .,...111I'lul'at any tin*?, therefore IKII tIes wbhlnjj to buy nt cut niton should MHH! In their in<.iHlrtc. itt own Tbejr, will nev er
rptrzto be able to buy Fertilizers at theo exceed I nirly low prk M antes. thin eomjwutf should. ajralu lake u inttlon to 011 the prior,u thing which Hi JT!<|,>W ifcmefH rtniiwrl' I.Hfft M,Itt
>oinf( attempts for tho first thno by this entori'roinK' romp|'uy a"a t rtal! anti Rt! nn advertietnent.Address .
all eommunlcatlowH
:,0 Yet hay Street. Jaefewnvllle, Fki., or to :.Ti Ilnmdwiy, Now York City, or to Mown( Wulsh & Cru in, HI'Clatgents, 16 Franklin Stnt., Xww York U1is'.

President. VIco-Prosldont. T11)ees a11Cl Pla111s:
Cashier. Assistant Cashier. JMprriallS: Uptel to Florida and sub-troplcal crctioui. Lnrgrat stock and Orrntrnt Variety'
in the South. Two hundred and fifty acres In Fruit Nursery; one acre under *.. Fruit Om a- ,
CAPITAL $100,000. mental and Nut Tree, Grapevines, Palmi, Roses Shrubs, etc. ":rrrl'thing for the orchard and

I Harden. Catalogue free.Address P. J. DJtRCK IAN8. l'rulUalldur t),Augusta,Oa.
THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK, N.to.29-limos.It-We offers fine lot of Citinjtliitr Trrrt and n..1 l (.'Rtlr)' iuut it,all pot grown.JF .


>Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and General .
.... .. Perfection
e nklns Business.CORRESPONDENCE =-b what you seek la buying a Plano
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INVITED. ? ,. Lowest New York Prices
DIIa1C"L4oI S I ,
John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin nod lake no other
Jas. P. Tallaforro, T. W. Roby, Judgo R. B. Archibald, _1' -Aelt
W. B. Clarkson, C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson, r $, 3Iu lcIanaboac any
Dr. H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldgo. thoKielnvray
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or are Wholesale Southern Agents P

I for these celebrated Instruments,and you can buy from us asS )
FANCY POULTRY. II II I easily, cheaply, and safely by mall, aa in perfccn. > .t.k
I LUDDEN & BATES, Savannah, Ga.Howker's. aaDoa33 tua.

/ r: G H HRKAHTKR all fowls ...cPt'I'
> ;ltg e ray yards, theeformci
\"m at one-half I
rates.-a great wring to tny customer
*. This (U by special arrangement
,' and is conGuetl to
fowl from my vanla.We h "
;1t: are the urgent breeder olthoroughbred .
.., poultry in Florida.
Come and ee our stock or send
1 .for our illustrated catalogue and
list of varieties. ,
-- price 14
t ,. Poultry supplies of all kinds. E
Incubators and Brooders Shell
i ,_ and Done Mills, Clover Cutlers. Grower.
Wire Netting,Desiccated" Fish and Orange
Boiled Blood and Done to make
h slay.".

EGGS TO HATCH.E. holds until it is
FIRM FRUIT that on

i W. AMSDEN Ormond, Fla I BRIGHT ; a strong, healthy, vigorous growth of '

.. e both tree and fruit arc the results reported by large '

; i' I and experienced planters in Florida who arc using .t

PLANT BED CLOTH I this popular Fertilizer. It supplies to the tree at the V

ltr.t 1'rotretlon from Front. A Chrtip and IIMIrlftit: !Sii1 .tltut.<* for enM" proper time, in the proper form, and in the proper
For Florist Gardeners, Tobacco Growers, &c. proportions, till the elements to bring perfect, healthy

': maturity.BOWKLK'S.
Used' and Kndotsed; by the Leading Grower l'romotnllardy, Vigorous Oront''
For particulars,Nmplt'1l' :Iud price*,apply to NATIONAL WATKItPIlOOl' PIlllli: CO.. I i VRT.ITA: GROWER and UOWKER'S To.
S 50 SOUTH STRHKT. XKW 'ORJ-X: V I HACCO GHOWER arc also special complete Fertilizers,

USE ONLY FERTILIZERManufactured carefully and scientifically compounded for the purposes

l>y the I mentioned, and arc extensively used In Florida. Bow

: :k.: L. B. Darling Fertilizer Co. !:j I combination Chemicals at for market those rates.requiring these Ingredients.

Send for Illustrated Catalogue, Free.
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; ,0. B. WEEKS, State Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.,
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o. 8 Iloittvlek Block, Corner llay and Main Streets
Vend for Toekcl Memoranda Hook

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