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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: April 8, 1893
Frequency: weekly
regular
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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 )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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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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CONSOLIDATED JANUARY 1889.

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SOUTH SIDE M'F'G CO. WHOLESALE BARNETT BROS.,


FRUITS DEALEltS IN-

Petersburg, Va., CHICAGO

FLORIDA QRflNCES.We .

Manufacturers of Virginia Ventilated Fruit Carriers for Tomatoes,

Strawborrles, Peaches and Other Truck. re ectfully| solicit shipments of Fine Fruit, and Assure our i patrons prompt
and elllcient service. Wo ask all interested to write for information and forward
hhipments.We .
ALL. DELIVERED MADE UP READY FOR USE. refer, by permission, to A. M[, Ives, Esq., Jacksonville, Fla.; National Shoo
and Leather Hunk New York; Commercial Loan Co., Chicago; the Vohisia County
tired for IIlntrlttcel Ictrcrlpthr| CatiiloKiie and price. Bank of DttLaml, Fla.

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W. A. HOURS. iSTAHMSIIii: : J. B. UOURS.

TREES AND PLANTS WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO.,


Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers
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E'i,.rlallp adapted to Florida and sub-trolpkal section. Lurrcut. Mock and Or"Rtrl't Variety ,
in the South. Two hundred and fifty acre in Fruit Nursery; otrc acre under glass. Fruit, Ornamental -
and Nut Tree, Grapevine*, Palms, Hoses, Shrubs, etc. ilvcrjtlilnjr: for the orchard and L:L: ''VUS 1.1.Y M'1'.r JACICP30N'ILLIC t Il'I4A.
garden. Catalogue free.
Address I'. J. DHRCKMANS. Fruitland Nursery, Augusta,Ga.
N. it.-Weafferafeelot of Camphor Tress and Itfil Catlry (UUR',all pot grown. We Handle Only the Best and Host Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of
lo-J9-6mOl.
Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal
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- Hay, ,

FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE. Cotton Seed Meal, Both Bright and Dark.


-_ STATP. AGENTS FOR PURE GROUND BONE

An Incorporated Homo Association of Oranirc (1 bowers for marketing Florida Fnilt to the Tugert-Jllen Fertilizer Co. NITRATE SODA
Inwt ad\antajrc.-AUTHt> : )CAPITA. $JiJU; ( ). .
IIOX MATHRIAL-Tho Hxchaniro is fully prewired to supply boxes and paper on
order. Write for prieo lIt! and terms.! Star Brand Fertilizers, MURIATE OF POTASH. ,
--:OFFICERS :-
aIR U, FAIHIIANKS.Prtwidont. I). (HIEKNLKAF, VIco-PresIdcnt.. GUAKANTKKD ANALYSIS. SULPHATE POTASH,
ALHHUTM. J Y\\ S (k n'l M rr.and Trvas. M. I'. TL UN Bit $ 'Crctltr).
IIRHCTOUS-(2e{ <). U. Fairbanks,AlachuaCo.; E.(1.11111: liradfonlCo.; ; Ur. K. H. Pratt Orange Tree and Vegetable KAINIT Etc
HIILsboroCo.; Juhn C. Ixivr, uikc Co.; II y CnltctJt'f.Orange Co.; U. (Jreenlcaf, })u\'lll Co.; ,
B.3i. Itaer,DuvalCo.: A. Ilnid. )*. IJro\'llnll'o.: F. (J.Sampwni, Marion Co.; C, V. Ilillyer, FERTILIZE
Ilryant, la Co. II. llntchitiMin. Putnam Co. M. 8.Moreman St.
Xal'M"W.; John M. (hicei ; ;
trial will convince.
in the market,and
These Fertilizers have no superior a
JohM Co.; G. W. Lancaster, Volunia Co.:J.C. Plot Manatee Co.
AddroM nil rre0iondenco' to the Florida .Fruit Kxchantre.Jacksonville, Flu. Stencils Send for Catalogue Tree.
with full iHiekiiitf and shlppinir\ Instructions,furnished on application. ------- --- -- -------- -------- .

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-- PLANT BOONE'S EARLY ORANGE.Market .

BEACH & VALENTINE your fruit in September) and October and wive all losses 1 ; get the
highest prices while the market is bare of good! ripe fruit, and apply your stirpltw
cash to working and fertilizing your tree before the blooming season. Trees and
budwood now on wile. I also have all other leading \'nrietilof orange, etc.
IMPORTERS OF NEW AND CHOICE Write for facts and .

C. A. BOOGIE, Agent, Orlando, plot

Pineapple Plants from the West Indies -- --

? ORIGINAL HEADQUARTERS

solicited. For rare as well as Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Plants and Trees,
Correspondence r ,v Shrubbery Vines, Palms Ferns, Aquatics, Pineapples, Bamboos,etc.
t )i Stock safely shipped erery where.
i\ / Nurseries established 1883.Send .
MELBOURNE, FLA. ; ,. ...,_,;A stamp for new and full catalogue which tells all about this subject.
- zS I ,r ItEAHOAEH ItltOS., Oiiece, Fla. .

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CIRCULARS OF
NURSERIES OF THE

SUNSET HILL NURSERIES Milwaukee Florida Qpaqge Co.

and Profitable varieties of the Citrus
Contain a list and description of the Choicest Most
PamHy' which we have selected from over one hundred different varieties grown,and tested by us Selected strains of Choicest Varieties ol Citrus Fruit Trees Special
in wr extensive experience of seventeen years. We carry one of BuddingWood fur sale at all times
stock U and PROMPT ATTRITION TO .
Our
large complete. COKRKSPONDKNCK.For
The Largest Stocks of Citrus Trees in the United: Statei. Catalogue and Prlcc-lUt,address

Seed for dreu1&n. Address R. W. PIE R C e. A. L. DUNCAN Manager Dunedin Fla.
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SPRAY! SPRAY! SPRAY!


pmyin for in orts and fungus, c1i ":\."'(."M is one of the secrets of eticcessful fruit (growing.-Dfltiwrc Burin and Ifomf.THE .

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IT WILL DESTROY THE THRIPS,

Which b) feeding on the oil of the petals and stamins: of the bloom, causes them to drop and the fruit wither and die.tomato .

It will kill the Rust Mites, which have made more than onc.hnlf the oranges of the crop of ISH.):.! nl8ty. It will improve the quality and nppronmro of tho oranges,
makin tlw procilict of pine hmcl 13 fully L'ual} to that of the botst hammock, without injury to its carrying qualiti It will do< will kill the +loving Scale Insect. It will and the f x>t rot of the orange.It .
will destroy! the fungus and lichen growth,J.giving the trees a healthy appearance.
It will, a/* Mr. Axline (Axlino: A Markly, Cincinnati,) says, return you ten dollars for every one that it will cost.
Spray when the trees are in bloom and repeat an often as once each month one quart to three pints in fifty gallons of water.
SPECIAL.-On the first of January, 1893 the price will be reduced from 30 to 20 cents per gallon for barrels and half barrels.

Spraying (Outfits in Great Varied at FIanufactuFeps': Ppiees.A .


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

Correspondence Solicited. E. BEAN, Jacksonville, Fla.

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SULPHUR SOLUTION


(INSECIJ'ICIDE: ).

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 poisonous -

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

injury.

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

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 not happen to touch them. In using the

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

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.

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

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

Spraying Apparatus furnished to our customers at

cost.McMASTER
& MILLER San Mateo and Citra, Fla.



SAVANNAH FLORIDA & WESTERN RAILWAY


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ty THE ... FLORIDA .,. DISPATCH ... LINE.pJ $

WITH THE MAGNIFICENT CONNECTIONS.

-- The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South.


The attention or shipper,U, directed to the Plant S. S.Line between Havana, Key West and Tampa and South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford;S., V. & W. Ry.between Jacksonville
Gainesville IJalubri.Uc. River Junction and Savannah;Savannah and Charleston,and Ocean Steamship Une beh.< TUI1'P..trt\t& Company: between Savannah and Baltimore. The best equipped, fastest and most prompt line between alt point in Florida and all points North and Northwest.
Herri ters anti Shippers Will ProJIt by the Following Uupurullrled Connections:
.'SORT llOU..J). SOUTH 110 U..II.
Double daily rut freight service for all points West via Albany Jesup Bainbridge and Double daily fast freight service from all twints North and West via Albany, Bainbrfaf re,Jesup
Savannah and Savannah to all points in Florida ; fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville,Calla-
DaRy fart freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Une to all Kastera, Interior and ban and Live OakCoast .
ptHuU, including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore Washington and Providence. Four ships a week by the fleet ItC3mshlp.or the Ocean Steamship Company, IaUla,from New
Hour connection a week for New"ork via Ocean Steamship Company leaving Savannah York(New Pier 35. North River,)direct for Savannah Friday Saturday, Monday and Wednnday.
f ritUyt,Saturdays, Mondays and Wednesdays.' The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company'steamer will leave no.ton Jan. $.u, 19 and 26,
Two connection*a week for Baltimore, via Merchants' and Miners' Transportation Company Savannah direct, making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight trains for all points
leaving Savannah every Wednesday and Saturday. in Florida.
Connections for Boston via Boston and Savannah Steamship Company leaving Savannah Jan. From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co.,leaving Philadelphia Jan.3, u.M,every ten days
5, it, 19 and a6. from regular sailing day via New York to bavannah.Connections .
for Philadelphia every ten days via Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah From Baltimore via Merchants, and 3lnen'Trau.portation, Co., every Tuesday and Friday,
Jan. 1 11 ana artb. making close connection with S., F. & \'. Ry.,for all points in Florida.
Sawing days for Steamships subject change without notice.
TheFlorlda: Dispatch Line Is the quickest and best freight route:from all points North, East and West. to Florida. For full particulars, rates, stencils and shipping
receipts apply to any agents of the above lines, or to
O. I'. OWENS,Traffic 3Inni gcr, Savannah Oat F. U. PATY, Division Freight AgentSAY nnah, (2a. W. 31. DAVIDSON, Gen'l r*.ier>Ber Agt.,Jacksonville, FU
IS.. KNIGHT, Contracting Freight Agent,Jackinvllle, FU. J. II. STEPHENS, Contracting Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.'
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Grove and Orchard I the russet, but he will first satisfy him. : I had rather be the poorest negroin Mandarin (Oonshiu) oranges, but the
se.f whether or not spraying pays in Georgia than to have no conscienceor trade prefers them to the other varie
-""'- the enhanced value of bright fruit, to sell my soul for nothing. Go to ties.
FLORIDA RUSSETS. and then govern himself accordingly.Plea your editor and ask him to put in 'The price was 60 cents to $i a
-0- some licks for the Railroad Commis box of about 100 to 120. They
Tho Discrimination
Against thorn
for a Railroad Commission sion and urge the enactment of a law to fetched $1.75 in November, and
is Perpetual.] I hlditor; Farmer and Fruit Grower. compel the road receiving truck to l e though thousands of boxes are shipped
.recent writer in the Deland Ag We must have a lower orange rate responsible for speedy transit and care- by each steamer to San Francisco, a
riculturist lifts up the following or a vastly better service and we must ful handling as also the proper storage large number rot on account of bad
lament : get our protests and complaints beforeour suitable! cars or vessels. After the I packing in air-tight boxes. The Japs
During yet another season we have lawmakers. Florida is outrage- operation of such a law for three or will never learn; they think they knowall
been the ruHset orange still absurdly discriminated ously imposed upon in this respect. four years we will see quite a differ about it and are not willing to take
against, by a sort of conventional in the business and advice.
Think of our paying 75 to 80 cents ence general pros.
cast it the trade
stigma hy
and unjustly; relegated upon in the open] per box on oranges to Chattanoogaand perity of the country. As it is now This is contrary to the usually accepted
market to secondary place. A careful Washington and then of the fruit the commission merchant may consistently opinion. Prof. H. E. Van
examination of a long cries of quotations being cuffed around for from two report "received in bad or- Deman, United States Pomologist, has
for the current shipping season weeks to one month on the way- der," if the fruit or truck has been stated positively that they are identicaland
shows hometiniesu difference of dollara
box between the prices of bright a fruit boxes broken to pieces and fruit decayed out two to four weeks, like one lot of more than this, that the fruit was
and riiBHets while a difference of from badly. What kind of justiceor mine, from the 17th of February to introduced into Florida in 1876 under
fifty to hcventy-five cents is of frequent protection have the poor people the 17th of March with the following the name Satsuma and this name
occurrence. And all this l because it has who must ship only in small lots? Are lot from the 1st to the 24th! of March. should prevail throughout the country.
never been I plainly put before the average not these rates so far above car-load Third, out fifteen days and still out; ----- -.- -----
consumer in the North that it is not
the skin of the fruit that he eats, but rates as to pay for an equal service as and for this service I am paying 75 A Truco to Hybrids.
the luscious pulp inside it. to time and care in transfers ? Can cents a box. I would quit this city Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower:
The writer pursues this strain of anyone tell me what our railroad pea out of hope for transportation but for There are two by which a
ways
argument through a column and a half pIe are thinking of when they fix this the fact that the only honest commission progressive amelioration be accomplished
in a vain protest against the edict of kind of a rate and then so abuse our merchant I ever knew or heardof in all our fruits may one of
modern horticulture in favor of spray- truck that only the transportation is here. This is rather too strong, these *s by means of hybridization; or
ing. We say "vain" because it is a companies can get anything out of it? may be, so I will take it back and say cross-pollination; the other is through
revolt of rhetoric against science What remedy is there in our State the only commission man I have ever selection from existing varieties.
and of a cultivated taste against the now for the loss of (often) a large i known for years and never had or
undiscriminating pocketbook of that part of one's crop, through the indifference never heard of suspici ,n or complai..t From the hard, bitter crabapple, the
many-headed beast, the public. of the railroads to one's inter-I against him. Why can't other men acrid sour orange, the aboriginal peach
The apple-grower acts more wisely ests? I think we need some legisla whose capital we furnish for busi with just enough flesh and skin to cover
and has long since ceased to kick tion here. I would have: a law toI I ness free of interest do like this one ? its gross pit, to the magnificent apples,
against the pricks He knows that, compel the receiver or the initial lineto But let us get transportation ight first oranges and peaches of today is a long
from the wife of the shoddy million. be responsible to the shipper for and then we will fix a plan (for defeat stride in progress.Hybridization .
aire who spreads a "swell" repast the delivery of truck in "like good or ing the rascally commission merchants is comparatively a
down to the newsboy who hawks the der" and within a specified time. I Yours for reform modern discovery, a scientific novelty;
trashy New York World with "vege- see that these men will have to be "'11. P. NKKLD.riucllas : : but mankind has practiced selection,
table ivory gewgaws and other handled with the iron hand of the (:Ia.-__ ....- consciously or unconsciously, from the
first dawn of reason and intelligencein
showy stuff on the cars, the uneducated law. Reason, interest, entreaties- Satsuma and Obnshlu. .
buyers (who, unfortunately, or nothing will avail with them. Theyare Our Japanese correspondent, Mr. our race.
fortunately, constitute nine-tenths ot "soulless" concerns. We must I II. E. Amoore, writes in the Texas Hybridization has multiplied names
the race) prefer the glittering Ben have a Railroad Commission with a Farm and Ranch : and spawned varieties, until the list
Davis and the gorgeous Rome Beauty. backing after the style of Georgia or "Of course I should not be candidif of recognized apples runs into the
With a quiet chuckle the wise old North Carolina. As it is now we are I did not say it is the Japanese thousands and of grapes into hundreds;
farmer carts away to the "town's bod at the mercy of the Southern Express kinds that I take most interest in, andI but selection has given us quality: and
ies" these second or third-rate fruits, Company and we can not stand its am much pleased at the success the pedigree.
quite willing to pocket their $3, $4 or depredations and inroads any longer. Oonshiu is meeting with. The chief Hybridizing has given us the mule,
$5 a barrel for these vapid beauties We must be protected from this soul drawback seems to be the idea that but selection has made possible the
while he and his family flesh their less monster, and to compel the rail they can stand 16 'egrees, or less, splendid fleetness of Nancy Hanks.
own teeth with the plain, dull but roads to fulfil their plain contract withus from the start, i. e., the one or two- Hybridizing has given us that mon.
incomparably rich Wells, Winesap, is oui remedy. What can I do year-old-trees. At that age there is strosity, the shaddock, but selection
Swaar and others. with a railroad away up in Virginia not much old and seasoned growthand (with cultivation) has enriched the
Every orchardist knows that the where a damaging delay occurred ? without protection it stands to hnman race with the incomparableNavel
Bartlett is a better pear than the Le But here is the road that entrusted my reason that the tender, new shoots the TardifT, the Jaffa and the
Conte, and yet the latter often out. truck to that road; they can get at must suffer. When, however, the Maltese Oval.
sells it side by side on account of its them; I can't, they have too large a tree becomes older and can afford to The propagation of hybrids and
beaut)'. The Bloodgood is far superior waste basket. lose a few of the young tips or shoots seedlings has given us hundreds of
to the Bartlett, yet it is not profit- The way to do this is to pour letters then the protection will not be required named varieties of strawberries, of
able for market because of its lack of into Tallahassee like a hailstorm and A few handfuls of wheat which ninety five per cent. will never
attractiveness.It get the State papers to work on this straw tied round in wisps, or some be worth cultivation; while selectionand
is a cardinal principle of all profitable matter. The most of our poor little single wrapping, would be sufficient.If care have developed monster berries
fruit culture that those varieties weakling editors get a little advertisement I only your readers could test the like hen's eggs for size; though
must be grown which are popular in from the roads and in paymentfor Oonshiu as grown in Japan, which I there are plenty of people who affirm
market, and that a showy appearanceis this they get an "annual"-that consider far superior to any so called that with all the years of man's effortshe
i of the very highest importance.The means a pass-and that seals their Satsumas I have seen or heard of in has never yet produced anything
apple grower cannot change the lips. But we can demand space and Florida, they would not think it too superior in flavor to the old half wild
external qualities of his fruit, exceptto have our say for which the poor little much trouble to give each plant a careful strawberry of the forest.
a very limited extent, by spraying sick-stomached editor is not responsible -I wrapping, rather than stand the Hybridizing has usurped the placeof
to repel insects and thus giving it -you know they are careful to 'least chance of losing it. I have selection, and scientific monstrosities
perfect form. The color he cannot say this. tasted oranges from all parts of the (to catch the dollars of the gullible)
influence. Fortunately, however, the I That's where I lost another thou I world, except Australia, and I unhesitatingly fill our modern seed and tree catalogues
orange grower can very largely influ- sand dollars. I was "in it" on a paper declare that I prefer the instead of the tested and proven standards .
ence the color of his fruit by sprayingto and I made war on the railroads, Oonshiu. Here is something I copy of our fathers.It .
prevent rust. and the other boys sold soul, boots from the San Francisco Examiner of.. will become true of varieties as
The wise business man will not and breeches and so I had to get out the 16th of December, 1892 : Oliver Wendell Holmes said of new-
seek to educate the popular taste for 'or shut up, and I got out. 'The market is now supplied with books-every century will have to loadFlorida






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a ship with dead names and sink it in the deposit on and under such trees

the sea. has a tendency to draw insects, and IRRIGATION OF GROVES

When we have achieved a Navel, a when there they attack the tree,

Jaffa, Tardiff and a Hoone's Early, but do not know it to be so.

why cross either of these peerless It has been claimed by men that

fruits with anything inferior or even when the rainy season sets in the scaleor

equal? red spider or insetcs gave way. pr Nc

That way lies sterility.Let But it was in the midst of the wettest 1rMENr.

us have no more mules, but let spring we've had here since 1878 that )

us lower the trotting record to 2:05: or the insect showed Up so terrible.It .

still further down.A is not because they are gone, but '1i.
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truce to hybrids and varieties, but the tree can spare them their fill, and

let us have a renaissance of old-fash. yet support a growth. As a matter of St.
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ioned selection and thoroughgoing, fact, however, no doubt many of the -t,,::., ......,.,'.''.-: \:.

honest cultivation.Let little, tender fellows are washed down .. :-. "' ... ...... .

us have no more new things for and destroyed.-Dade City World. 9'>-""- ',_:,.,"

twenty years, say Ii; but let us put into .
the Jaffa 99.99 points of the citrus Comparative Orange Yields. _

scale by high intensive culture, etc. The report of Commissioner Womb- t t V .

Burn the catalogues! O. S. well gives! the yield of oranges in this .e

&revard County.- ---e_ State in 1891 at 3,585,564 boxes and

Pruning Poach Trees.A the number of bearing trees at

of that excellent 2,422,489. If the trees are plantedtwentfi. $AYFnu, Fiji., October 90th, 1 t'2.
correspondent TO ALL WHOM IT MA V COSt ItS :
publication, Gardening, gives the fol e feet apart each way lye the undcrslirnod, certify that we were present at tho Sun ford Water Works, In $4n-
there would be seventy to the acre, font, Florida, on Friday, October .$th, I IWtt. to witnow 14 u tent of the continuous cement plpwmade
lowing practical directions for pruningthe << by J. It. Mujmider. Wu them iw a action of the (.", about twenty Inch In length
peach: and this would give 34,607 acres in subjected!, at two different time, to a water prepare! of 115. pounds to tho stood! both tests without leaking at all.
The fruit buds of the peach are bearing trees. Estimating on this )Ir. Mutrrudcr wi!hcd' the prtwsuro incroued nuiliciont/ to burnt, tho pipe but Mr. 0.
borne on one year wood. At the base basis, we find an average yield of 103 Jones the 8UIIt'rlntelllll'nt or the Water Works! refused to put on limn* than 1I& |x>uiuU for
fear of injurinir: tho city mains."
of well grown twigs are fruit buds; boxes per acre. r. JO\: ;. Chief Kiudneor: Sanford Water Work! .
The of the Horticultural .1. J. II.1Rit1SMayor.
farther up are leaf buds, and toward report J. K.: 1'ACK:, Merchant and Farmer.A.C. .
the end of the end of twig are the fruit Bureau of California, as quoted by )1.\ItTIS. (1ncer.
J. A. KILI.KIIUKW, Murwnul.
buds again. The fruit buds are round the Riverside Press, states that thereare JOHN) BOnn|) Huilder.A. .

and plump, the leaf buds slender and 40,000 acres in bearing orange ( .:M.TIIIIAMIKIt.. II. FKUNALl.: : )Attorney.OHO. Hardware. and Irrigating Plant .

pointed. After the leaves fall, or during trees in that State. The crop of 1891 K. II. VOITNliS.)( Liveryman.II. .
was boxes. Last: the :i1. .\nH.\( \1: .tlAMSJustk I tuf (tie Teace.
any favorable weather in winter, 1,312,090 year SA.NFOUH, F1..%., October:nth 1 ltd:!.
I back the leaf buds of all the crop exported was less than that, TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCKKN :
cut new We, tho that A. I)..
the loss from the freeze but tindorHlinied hereby certify on or about tho nth day of September
growth, leaving one or two leaf budson owing to 1 IWJi we saw J. 11. Majrrudcr make a continuous cement 111110| about thirty feet In length
we may estimate that the crop pro- with his pilHj machine: that wild 1111"-| wa made out of cement, sand and water, that a sectionof <<
each branch. This pruning thins said pii>e, about twenty Inches in length, wall nawcd olT and was tho same section of pipe
the crop greatly, aud leaves the fruit duced was 1,500,000 boxes. This I that wan ,tested at tho Sanford Water Works on Friday, Octobcr +th,1Mt'.
I .F. W. K1NCJ. II. C. L1NDSLKY.) K. K.: HKNDKKSONtl. :
would of boxes
on the strongest part of the branch, give a )yield only 373, 1 K. 1IKU11Y. JOHN PIKIKO.N: 1-;:. II YOUNCIiS.LAKK .
the base. per acre. Either there is something HKLKM: FLA.. Dec. ;Slrd.DKAR ( .
near SIR: Tho system of cement piping laid In my grove about two months"If 0 so far
In every peach country occasional wrong in hese figures, or in the is a Rrand SUCCCHI for conducting water Our main and lateral pipes arc three- Indies,and
Florida figures, or else the boastedproductiveness with a new duplex 1>>111111161"' Wo have been putting from ITS to 3U) gallon of water into
seasons happen when the buds are the grove {per minute. I am so well pleaded, that had I other cnnes to irrigate, certainly
killed by late frost. These years afford of California's orange would use the cement piping. Yours Truly 3, It. IIUnST.

the best opportunity for "headingin" groves is a myth. Continuous cement pipe<< cut l II e made to stand !ft)or 75 {pounds I! water procure to tho
square inch very cheap tan be made to stand 100'OUI1.1M pressure furbelow tho cost of
the tree."hen it is found that
The Immigration Business. .iron pipe. Will not corrode nor runt,and will last forever. It Ira I the best 1"1"ror| watering
the crop is killed by frost, all the trees with hone, for >ub..irrigatlon, for draining lands, and is made |'orous for garden' use.
Before the Legislature abolished the 1 t in tho be,,t and cncupost, pipe in the world This wonderful little machine will make and
branches of the tree should be cut lay 1 l.UU( ) feet .per day without Joint -M> hard that roots cannot betietrate it. The machine
back se'erel-e\'en to where the limbsare I Immigration Bureau, Commissioner lays it as fast as it makes!' It. No' experience Is necessary to operate| tho machine, and it In
Wombwell had arranged to send a warranted nut to mako an inch of\imperfect 'plH| ? in ten miles. When pipe can bo mado& as
two inches in diameter, if the trees low us one cent {IK.T foot-and we know irrigation in Florida is nt.'Ct&tlr-wh! should orange
spec.al agent to Germany to distribute growers and gnnlners do without it?
have not been headed for several years. Florida Full directions' for mixing material wilt with each machine.
This
New shoots will start below, and makea pamphlets. agent was The right and machines to make your own pipe for Florida can be bought of

luxuriant growth, thus renewing the Mr. Julius Potsdamer, and in his report J. B. MAGRUDER, SANFORD, FLA.
the Commissioner he he
to --- -- -- --- ----
says
tree, keping the fruiting wood within
easy reach from a low step ladder, and distributed a large quantity of pam PO""I.'AST SAIrS
and his home talk.
phlets, on way by
preventing splitting of the main limbs
ing with the steerage passengers, he Arc necessary to produce large crops of good quality.
by insuring a strong growth, with the "changed the mind of four young men High and Low Grade Sulphate of Potash Muriate of Potash and Kalnlt.
weight of the crop near enough to the
who went to the phosphate works near For Information and Paiticular. address
trunk to prevent breaking by winds.
Ocala." As Mr. Potsdamer had pri GERMAN KALI WORKS,
The third form of the peach
prun vate business in Germany he only cost !':'.! !' 1'rtaono Afrrrf. J'rr lorfr, .V. 1*.
ing consists in picking off from one-
--- --- -- ---- -- -- --
the State An able.bodied immigrant -
half to une-third of the peaches by the $150. "" "I
is accounted worthto WOBTII A 110W to G
of generally J; GUINEA A BOX. j ; s'ovv'PINEAPPLES
time they have reached the size
filberts. a community $1,000; now, as these i

--- -,- four only cost $150 for the lot, it aEECAkc

Enemies of tho Orange. might 1 be: worth while for the Legislature

Scarred oranges are without doubtin after attending to the matter of PILLS

my mind rightfully charged to the setting the State in the way of gettingout < CURE !

orange grower's very best friend, of debt, to spend a part of a rainy Growing Pineapple! is one of the most profitable .

the original "Simon California time in the jj SICK HEADACHE
pure" day some considering ques industries in the country. Send 19 cents In
lady bug and his tribe. tion of reviving the Immigration Bu ,
Disordered stamps for pamphlet giving fell particulars( of
i
of Liver etc
Men have claimed that plenty : reau. ,
fertilizer and work would drive them 1 method of culture and fdi..
; they ACT LIKE MAGIC on the Vital OrraJU !
off. A well fed man or beast will The Paine Fertilizer Cots otlico at ),restoring long-lost Complexion, bringing J |
stand the loss of blood that would kill Jacksonville the sug e tion of their |[ back the keen e New York oilico/ and their New York < with the ROSEBUD OF HEALTH the whole j!
the invalid, but it's blood all the same. agents, will inaugurate a system of cut J,physical entity of the human frame. These JI 1'l'HLieiIKU. ,
You can't grow trees out of the scale, rates on all agricultural chemicals: after ]; facts are admitted by thousand, In all <'
yet you may help them to stand the December 15th.: This will be purely an < >classes of society. Largest tale in thej! tAU: GALLIE, INDIAN HIVEIt, FLA.
| world. i
You had better take advantage <
drain better Some of experiment.
by good care. Of all
druggist Price 25 cents box. |!
of it while it last*. See ad. on a TO
ORANGE SHIPPERS.
the richest trees I know of are grapefruit New York Depot,365 Canal St. 37 J|
in which chickens roost, and they page 248. ......---_ I#H NN+n." ,...,e.aa .w..src, The Jacksonville Orange Market Is now firm
-- ---
and and would advise
are worse infested by scale than any IF TOUR HACK ACUKS. I M U'V ** "'*.. Water,Gu,0/1 I advancing we shipments
Or you are all worn out, really good t fur uotn- W E L I in A C n I 'allHJ,a/re*'**irmlip, oranges, Tangerines, grape fruit,pineapples and
around them.Fertilizer .. lug It Is general debility. 'errzuwrr.T'y I Windandit.awgH.atiap soi.ro ..... Will vegetables. Reference-Dradstreet's and Dun &
won't keep off scale. I IRON IUTTI JCS. laqr+* f*and 3to.joy f cfcM>.rf/a.e/ Co.'s Reports. Consignments solicited.
It will cure you,cleanse your liver, fwd CiTe 1500 The American Well Works,Aorora.Ill.
am inclined to think that the scent of a good Appetite. also, CnIcaeo, ilL; Dallas, Tex. Sydney, N. S. W. ULAUt TU {.1SUEn. 0



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Vineyard this rapidly developing disease followsup rieties: Delaware, Perkins, Lindley, ccmber and January so that we arc

e its work Northern Muscadine, Jefferson, lona, able to obtain matured suckers by

Edited by E. DUBOIS- --Tallaha- iee, Fla. AFTER THE: GRAPES ARE PICKED Brighton, etc. Appears only in wet April, as early after cold weather as
ED. it is safe It is known fact
seasons.- ] to plant. a
Bitter Rot. if they are stored in a close place, or
---'' -9- -- all pineapple that the
among growers
while on the to market. My at-
The ordinary black rot of the Northis way Remedies for Grapo Posts. earlier plants can be set in the season,
tention was first called to the differ-
almost or quite unknown here. A found that the better and thriftier the yield will
ence between this and the black rot Mississippi vineyardist
With this exception, the common some two by observing that when his Concords were ripening they be and the larger the first crop of fruit.
years ago
grape diseases auch as Anthracnose comparatively sound bunches, left ina would suddenly turn rotten, and an Plants set in April and May, i.: (.,

(Sphaceloma), downy mildew (Pero. fruit dish on the sideboard in two examination would show a worm in suckers, will produce a partial crop

nospora), powdery mildew (Uncinula), or three days became rotten and every grape. Whether it was the cause the following spring and a large per

loaf blight (Cladosporium, etc., have worthless, the disease spreading al. of the rot, or the result of it, he does centage will fruit the following win-

all been observed but so far have done' most as fast as rot in peaches would not state. lie sprinkled hid vines ter and all plants will be large and

very little damage. The Peronosporahas have spread under similar conditions. with strong soapsuds and no more well rooted and in condition to pro-

been observed only on Delaware One Monday morning this summer, a insects approach them, and no more duce a full crop the second season,

and Triumph, late in the season; and New Orleans commission merchant worms were found in the grapes. when home-grown plants set in Au

the Uncinula is injurious only on showed me a lot of Delawares which An Australian vineyardist was gust would be producing their first

European varieties.In much troubled of partial crop. Mature plants cannotbe
had arrived in good order on Saturdaybut by a species grubs
the so-called "bitter rot" (Me- had been held over hoping for a or caterpillars which cut off the ten obtained (from the Bahamas' earlier

lanconium fuligimum), however, we better market. The weather was der vines and foliage. lie took thirty than June and home grown plants are

have a serious enemy and one that warm and damp and, on opening the pounds of bran, four pounds of syrup seldom large enough to set before

does not yield readily to any of the baskets Monday morning, they were and water enough to dampen it well, August. .

remedies recommended for the other found to be so badly rotted that they mixed with it one pound of Paris
Putting tho Boll on the Railroad Cat.
diseases. This disease, although observed were finally closed out to a peddler for green and stirred the whole thorough
The
FARMER FRUIT GROWERhas
in a number localities, seemsto less than one-third of the price of ly. A small quantity of this was AND

have attracted little attention either good stock. Many of the basketswere placed at the foot ol each vine, the always steadfastly advocated a
from horticulturists or from tnycolo- Railroad Commission and does yet,
absolutely worthless. grubs ate it freely and were destroyed.The .
gists. It might with propriety be Last year the thirty-acre vineyardof vines were troubled by them no but not in any destructive spirit. We
called the do not want to see this Samson's eyes
the Winter Park Co. was all thoroughly more.
"KII'E ROl"of put out or even injured in the least,
sprayed six or seven times with but it is highly desirable to hi d a
the grape, as it does not appear Bordeaux mixture and Eau Celeste, as
The withe around his wrists
green or, at
until the fruit begins to ripen. Then, recommended by the U. S. Depart.ment Pinery,
... ... any rate, to have the green withe in a
...
scattered berries are seen that look as of Agriculture for the black rot
1'.lItt..1: by JOHN It. nl:.\CJl, :Melbourne, convenient place where it can be ap-
sunburned side.
if scalded
on one
or and downy mildew, but the spraying ru. plied if needed. The railroad men

The diseased condition spreads rapidly did not prevent a considerable loss the of this world and
are strong men
under favorable conditions of Ripley and Black Jamaica.
(from this bitter roThis year the
they chafe under the "meddling of
heat and moisture and soon reaches vineyard was not sprayed at all, and The Jamaica Ripley is esteemedthe lot of old dovetailed idiots in Wash a

the stem where the principal mischiefis the percentage of loss was little if.any finest of all the hundreds of seedlings ington" in their affairs. But there is

done. II I the hunch is almost ripe greater than before, though the season which have been sent out at various just as much reason why Government

when attacked, only a few of the ber was equally favorable for the develop times from English propagating should! its finger into their

ries may be injured, but the cluster is ment of the rot. After three years pineries to the West Indies. It possesses there is put for a customs official pie as

ruined for shipping; for the stem, experience, I cannot see that the treat. the peculiar surface beauty of his nose into the importer's thrusting boxes of

instead of becoming limp and yielding ment with the Queen, which alone would sell any opium and cigars on the frontier.

after picking, as in a properly cured THE COPPER COMPOUNDShas 'apple, no matter how poor in quality. There is no priestcraft in the
healthy cluster, is dry and brittle and The fruit is surmounted by a beautiful man.
effect in of a railroad. A "dove-tailed
agement
any appreciable preventing
the berries drop off at a touch. Evenif crown, is taller and more graceful in
this disease and all varieties idiot" has business about a railroad
seem ,
the bunch holds to into than the well
together go shape Queen as as largerin
liable to attack, though the thin neither has he any business on a Rail.
the basket, the motion of the cars size. The core is scarcely larger
skinned white varieties road Commission but wisdom
loosens the berries from the brittle are probablymost than a lead pencil and the texture of ; was
susceptible. As the disease does not born with railroad men neither
stems and it reaches market shatteredand the pulp is extremely delicate and
not until late in the the will it die with them. A railroad man
appear season,
the fallen berries in of this it has
melting
unsightly though spite
; yet
earliest ripening kinds escape with the who is worth a pin's fee learned his
be and the best ol the
uninjured perfectly good shippers being
may proven ,
least damage. I It is also a noticeablefact business by hard knocks and plentyof
to eat. The disease seems usually to only fruit which will stand the 10 or
that them, working his from the
travel from the '. the stem butit on from way up
berry o 20 days' journey Jamaica to Eng.
bottom and there ought to be at least
VINES
VIGOROUS)(; ;
is not necessarily communicatedfrom land with any degree of safety. In
one such thorough transportation
the stem. to other berries. If the bunches th-t hang so as to be well popularity of flavor the Ripley sur- expert -
on Railroad Commission.If .
the cluster is attacked just as it beginsto protected by the foliage are almost passes all others as it combines the we can every have a Commission com

ripen the result is even worse, for uniformly exempt. It is the buncheson richness of the Abbakka and Cayennewith
posed of men with plenty of good
the diseased stems fail to nourish the feeble vines and especially those the delicacy of the Sugarloaf and ,
hard crowbar sense-business men
berries which shrivel slightly and do that hang fully exposed to the sun and sufficient vinous flavor to prevent it such as President Cleveland would
but fall the when dew that attacked in fact from In the fruit
not ripen to ground are usually ; decaying. Jamaica appoint and such as we believe Governor
the vine is stirred. very few bunches that hang fully exposed averages about five pounds, but often Mitchell would appoint-let us

THE DISEASED HEnRIES to the weather ripen perfectly.In runs as high as eight or nine.A .
have it by all means. But if it is to
this connection it may be noted large number of letters received
be composed of "old dovetailedidiots"
are at first rather inconspicuous and, that the from pineapple dealers in Boston,
we do not blame the railroadmen
on the light colored varieties, might New York and Baltimore
HORI/ONIAL TREI.1.1, Philadelphia
for it to its face and
flouting
easily be overlooked by the casual accord the we
Jamaica Ripley a
observer. There is no shrunken where the vines are trained on threeor want none of it.
spotas decided the
in the black rot, since the diseased more wires stretched side by side, from superiority Florida.over Egyptian All citizens have to knuckle to the

I s not appear until the berries are gives much better protection to the Queen Government in their affairs-if the

full grown; on the contrary, the bunches, which thus hang below the ULAfK JAMAICA. Government amounts to anythingand -

affected berries are rather full and foliage. Much I better results are secured The only reason this variety has the railroad men ought not to

turgid with a slightly discolored than from a vertical trellis or not been more extensively grown is ask or expect exemption.

watery look on the diseased side; they from training the vines to a single wireor because it will not stand the long journey The very fact that a railroad exists

appear at first as if scalded by the sun. tying them to a stake.It to England quite so well as the only through the will of the Govern.

Later on, the fruit pustules of the rot seems therefore that by selecting Ripley, though there is no reason whyit ment, by charter, carries: with it the

are visible. To the naked eye, theses strong-gro"ing kinds, pruning and should not ship from Florida as wellas right and the power to regulate.

em much as in black rot but they) cultivating to secure a vigorous growthand the Egyptian Queen, Abbakka or -- > ---

training so as to give the Cayenne.It .
are i perhaps> rather more prominent greatest
and are scattered somewhat possible protection to the fruit, we is larger than the Ripley and very FRUIT TREES

evenly over the surface of the berry may escape serious damage from this similar in flavor, eing one of the most FOR

instead of being confined to definite disease except in unusually wet sea luscious of pineapples; it is also a SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.

diseased areas, as in the black rot. sons.-Miss. Sta. Bulletin. sturdy plant, a vigorous grower, a free Write for Catalogue and price list

Not content with injuring the fruit IIn[ our vineyards the so.called Ubit-I bearer and very prolific.In JENNINOS' NURSERY CO.,

and stems while still on the vines, ter rot" affects principally the red Jamaica the crop ripens in le- Thoinatvllle, u.] .



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FRRMER.J A) 'I'RTJCIRwwwww\ I where except in narrow borders on i is red at first (giving rise to the erro a little deeper each year succeeding,
the edges of the cultivated circles I neous name rust) and then fades out thus creating a soil as the plow goes
around the trees. Then let the plowbe as if burnt. deeper year by year.
Moro About Louisiana Graes.
..
started again and the Bermuda These spots are always present -
Kilter Farmer and Fruit Grower:
will shoot in direction less in leaves but Givo Melons Plenty of Room.
grass out every I more or strawberry ,
I noticed in a late number quite a
high recommendation of the merits of and soon recover possession of when the plant is not thriving from Check off the rows so as to have the
the Louisiana as compared with the entire surface of the grove. any cause, (from a lack of potash or hills ten feet apart each way or, bet
the Bermuda grass I have tried the Peter Henderson & Co. of New some other element needed, from cold, ter, have the seed in drills like corn,
grass. York advertise the seed for sale it weather from the left the final thinning
latter and, though it is better than ; rainy or opposite, one plant being at
nothing, makes a good lawn andis costs, we believe, $i a pound. Suchan hot and dry, or from a sudden checkin every three feet. This should
good on rich land, yet it is grass not very expensive article should be planted I. growth caused by the applicationof give about one melon on every four
satisfactory in some respects, being of with great care. Probably you had mulching, cutting off the sunlightand square feet. One might get more mel-
little account for winter feed, hard to better wait until the rainy season be. chilling the soil-under one or ons by planting nearer together than
eradicate and does not strongfor gins, to insure you a plenty of I more of these conditions these para twelve or even ten feet, but they
me. If the Louisiana grow very is so moisture. Have your land plowedand sitic growths seem to find something would not be so large. 1 It is the large
far ahead of it I want togctsomesur.grass harrowed smooth, then run out I congenial on the leaves, and the melons, even though in smaller numbers
I see an apparent high endorsement of furrows three feet apart, broad and i plant is not 'e to resist them. that bring in his profits to the
it, I judge from yourself, at the heading shallow-say two inches deep. About : But let favorable conditions be restored grower. People always pick for the
I in three feet the furrow I I the of needed )larger melons and
of said article. I desire a good once along by application they are usually
draw together one or two hoefuls of fertilizer, or by the prevalence of willing to pay for them as large mel
kind of for pasture and fear the
grass mellow earth and with the back of the good weather, and the plant will soon ons. For local trade one can usually
Bermuda will never be what I want.
Where can the Louisiana be obtained hoe pat it down firm and flat. A little "grow away from it." These parasitesare run off a goodly number of small mel-
grass fine manure or cottonseed meal hoed like lice on calves ; they seldomdo ons at low figures, but it will never
? and at what cost? Please notify
me at once and give me adviceas into it would help the grass to start any hurt on well-fed plants. Old pay to ship small melons a long distance -
any and the trouble themselvesvery besides should there be fair
cover ground more quickly.If strawberry growers ; a
to how to cultivate, etc.GEORGI .
: 1. BUTLER. you use cottonseed meal it must liea little about "rust." Neglected local trade for small melons you will
Bawling Green. FU. week or two and he rained on to plants may be so injured by it as to be sure to have enough of them to
There is little to be added to whatwe i take the heat out of it. cease bearing and nearly die, if not meet the demand without attemptingto
have heretofore written. We have I In each of these little "hoe-pats" quite.t raise them. Plant as you may
had no experience with it on very plant five or six seeds, cover about a ----- -.----- there will always be a considerable
poor soil, and, to be frank with you, half inch deep, then pat the ground Tho Deep-Plowing Fad. sprinkling of small melons. Every
you must not expect great things down firm again to prevent it from In comparatively modern times the melon grower should set his plans for
from any kind of grass on such soil. drying out.Unless only agricultural writer who advocated only large melons, allowing the small
There is nothing useful to man that the ground is old and foul deep plowing under all circumstanceswas melons to come of themselves, a thing
grows out of the ground but what ap with seeds it will need very little, if Horace Greeley, the printer-editor, they will be sure U) do.
preciates a full meal every day in the any, cultivation; the grass will take who naturally took the wisdom of -- -.-
year, or, at least, in the growing care of itself. But, of course, if a Poor Richard without any question as Mexican Corn.
season. Still, it is our belief that mass of crab grass and weeds comes to whether it was sound. Mr. Gree I have raised Mexican corn and
Louisiana grass will give more satisfactory up it will choke and hinder the grass ley nearly ruined the sandy farms of will tell your correspondents what lit.
results on poor soil than Bermuda and should be kept subdued by level some New Jersey readers of the tie I know about it. Last year I
will."e have seen it sheet cultivation.If Weekly Tribune by his deep-plowing planted five acres of this corn on oat
over with a dense sod a piece of sandso the sod is used, cut it into pieces fad. They tried it, and buried so ground, that is, after I raised a good
poor that it had previously sustained about an inch square, each containing deeply the little humus that their land crop of oats on this piece, I took my
only gall-berries and scattered tufts of I a rooted node or joint (this grass contained that it was: years after before planter in the first days of June, planted
wire grass. It does not stand drouth spreads by means of runners), makea they restored its fertility. Mr. the corn and then plowed it. Do not 1
any better than Bermuda perhaps, little hole in the "hoe-pat" and press Greeley was not a practical farmer, at think it advisable to plow first becauseit
but it resists frost better. It furnishes the sod into it with the foot.Strawberry I least at first; but he modified his deep- dries the ground out too much. On 1
pasturage every year nine or ten ----e- -- I plowing theories before he died. this piece I raised and gathered about -
months, and in the mildest winters it "Rust." I The American Cultivator argues as 150 bushels of good corn. Of
continues green and growing a littlein A subscriber at Mandarin asks above to show the fallacy of deep this corn I have sold some, and will
the dead of winter as far north as about the cause and cure of this dis plowing in sandy soil. It is ever the sell more at the price of $1.25 per
Bradford county. ease. It is not a true rust, it is a leaf foible of the impracticable to catch at bushel.
Where the Louisiana and Bermuda spot caused by a minute fungus of a fixed idea and cast it into an iron Your correspondent wants to know
grasses are mixed, for instance in a which a spore floating in the atmos rule of practice. All farmers of long if it is too flinty for horses. It is not.I .
grove, and the ground is plowed phere effects a lodgment on the leaf. experience with sandy soils know that have fed it to my horses, sheep and
occasionally, the Bermuda flourishes From this arises a delicate, minute deep plowing is beneficial to the crops hogs and see no difference between the
under the plowing, being decidedly webby growth called the mycelium, growing in them ; but they know also common white corn and June corn.As .
benefitted by it; but the Louisiana which is made up of radiating and that the plowing must not be deep to the best time of planting, I will
grass is killed. If, however, the plow intertwining fibers formed of rows of G the first year on a raw sod, when there say that it is not good to plant before
ing is stopped the Bermuda begins to cells placed end to end. These spreadin is only a thin cream of real soil on a the first of June, and even this is too
go back while the Louisiana gains every direction and destroy the IJ deep panful( of blue milk. Let the early if we have a wet season, as it will
steadily on it until it conquers it every I tissue of the leaf, making a spot which plowing be shallow the first year, but run into stalks. We had a very dryS8



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season last year, but still most of the the winter and early spring months had tobacco Our Bird Allies.

stalks were ten to fifteen feet high been from ten to fifteen cents per "Many people complain that caterpillars .

with two good ears on nearly all "of pound in favor of broilers-is greatly and insects generally are now

them. I only plowed it twice with a changed, until by the first or middleof Preparation and Setting. so plentiful, that they} cannot grow

cultivator and used a turning plow. I June the discrepancy is in favor of this and other crops. The fault is our
Let farmers bear it well in mind that
will further state that it will make a roasters. During the past June the own to a great extent, we destroy the
it is ot the tobacco
big lot of fodder, and you cannot gather price of roasters has varied from forty i especially true balance of Nature, and our children '
"A is half cul
it before the latter part of Novem to (arty.four cents in the Boston crop, "good preparation destroy the eggs and young of our
tivation and
ber.-Texas Stockman. market, while that of broilers has been plow early deep, cross allies, the insectivorous birds, of which
I
from thirty to thirty.five cents, having plow and harrow.broken Land in was deeplyand some species have been nearly exter-

sunken as low as twenty five cents and thoroughly Januarand terminated. This year we, as well as 1i
with horse .
Poultry, this discrepancy was greater still before February two turn plow.In all other cultivators in the colony, are
it with'bull.tongues"
the close of July." April was cross plowed suffering from the effects of the wan
and well harrowed.
Edited by E.W. AMSDEN, Ormond, Fla. Referring to when to hatch and ton and short-sighted policy. New
sufficient number of
when to put chicks on the market, he May 3d a rows Zealand has imported some thousandsof
Something Valuable on Broilers.Mr. were prepared to accommodate the
Minah birds from India and latterly

says : ; ,
James Rankin, South Easton, "This is a state of things that the plants ready to be transplanted. The even the Fijians (only recently

Mass., who owns the largest duck poultry grower should take advantageof rows were marked off 3 feet apart cannibal savages) have been importing
farm in the world and who also raises with a !straight shovel, fertilizer uniformly
and cater for. lie should arrangeto Australian laughing Jackasses (Dacelo

thousands of chickens, does not believe get out his chicks during January, distributed in the drill, two gigas) to cope with pests from which

in "broilers." That is, he claims force them for all they are worth andso furrows thrown on same, making a those islanders suffer. We must do

that there is money in the large chickens be able to put them: on the market flat list. Rakes passed over to make all in our power to protect useful birds,

known- as "roasters," and we during May and June at the weightof level and even a hoe following, using and to import others from abroad, to

give some extracts from an article: by from five to seven pounds each." the back to make vigorous pats or destroy the ever increasing horde of
him the Rural New Yorker. The impressions on the bed every : 4 feet
to insect pests already in the colony, and
the chickens the less risk of loss apart designating the place where the
larger Raising Young Turkeys. being added to by the introduction of
tobacco should be
which he explains as follows! : plant dropped. new species (from other countries.
The main in
points raising youngturke's This should be in
preparation always
who has
"Every one attempted to -Garden and Field, Australia.
are to keep them dry, and to advance and ready so that in case of
,
beef for market
grow pork or poultry The farmer should distinguish care-
lice. Not the mites
guard against only
rain the of from
knows that the latter of transplanting plants
during part fully between his enemies, such as
attack them, but also the large head.
bed the field forwardat
the work flesh is much the to may go
rice birds which
put on more live on the productsof
lice destroy them. Lice from
pass The with the "hoepat"
easily and at less cost than at first, once. marking his toil, and his friends, like the
the mother the As
to soon as
young.
is because it firms the
when the creatures are young ; espec- necessary, lark and the kildee. A lark will lol-
is this the with they are hatched, dust both the hen _soil_ and u___ leaves____ __ visible_____ the_ place at -
Tally case poultry. H' low a strawberry row for a rod or
and the with fresh
young insect pow intervals where the shall
plants
When chicks arrive at broiler age, equal more and probe the ground at
der and rub of oil every
one drop sweet on
On
when all risk from early mortality is be dropped 2I,<* feet apart. May: plant (for cutworms.
the heads. DJ this week.
once a
the is under better control 5th, healthy vigorous plants only .
over, thing v -e- --
the chicks naturally take less exercise Young turkeys should be fed every were drawn from the bed, placed
two hours. They do not eat much at carefully into large flat receiving For Malaria, Liver Trou-
and quiet in their habits
are more ( ,
a time, but they eat often. Keep a
the field
and their food should be of a more baskets: and transported to bleorIndigestionJuseBROWN'S
small box of ground bone where they
The flesh where a "dropper" takes a convenient IRON BITTERS
carbonaceous nature. can
can reach it, and give water in vessels is
much less the armful or small basketful! better, of
be on at a cost to
put 1
that will not permit them to wet. ------- --- -
get -
than in the earlier stage of! plants, and going the rows, up and
.grower Hear in mind that the least dampnessto
the
growth." down, drops a single plant on ERICANWATCu
them will be fatal. "
made "hoe lie is
previously pats.
afterit
The chick gains more rapidly i
Should they droop, look for lice. followed the "setter who is .
broiler It by pro w m *.1.r.&klt." .urnLC.1:1.
I passes the age. costs more half the turkeys die W.ATi'II*.tMM Nearly one-
young with made of hard wood .
chick sometimes vided a peg Itiat I .f Cw If.11.M twr. 1.
to the ... ..,. .
get young q.1ti
.10 I./a.i4.uur
from lice. Search the skin
closely on ....
it. The first 6 inches long, 11{ inches in diameterat fULl... GI. ARAXTUKtUWrUU (hA.f'.
than it does to raise cost head and neck of each and LI t !I.kll r p.._ tdIw. .
of the
use big end and tapering to a point, ..| IU.AMIKK l.lfMtnUtm. >tortcatat.
chick old ... ....
A
is the greatest. one day as a remedy one or two drops of sweet who pushes his planting : some .i :ttteet.->>....EwtfcnwM.. .. ""'" II.Kcullar..., ......aJr. .-. ..m...th.s ....tM .
peg ......., ......
will cost more, (in the shape, of eggs, ;.9tcttu. 'lI."fa f.eI." .to',
oil. Too much grease of any kind i is thrpp into the hilL with._ I AhttA uo,It fto9 I''\.? l.p..... k......,,.,..
labor capital invested; etc.,) than at J two nr ....__ inches ....n ____ ___ __ F ...."..UI .. .....twt.a..Id. ........CHAIf: a.
any z, tier stage of growth, and every injurious to them. Have the coops draws it, inserts the plant and j by;; a '. I!. CwLtr.41uW CuAZ.A6n: M*.*MUt riaitkwe'**U.soBIKT *.....'-'fI&JII.

and runs clean. dextrous movement of the peg and II.I GI ." BRA,
ounce added to the weight thereafter Do not feed them until they are CS CVUIUSDT& BT.,ftlff IOU C1TT.
knuckles of the left hand, presses the
it
reduces the first cost by distributing -
----
hours old. Then curds
thirty-six give dirt gently but compactly about the
over the whole weight. and stale bread, the bread being first

When to sell "roasters," and how dipped in fresh milk. Rolled oats maybe root. FENCINGWIRE

frozen stock affects the market is also kept before them in a box. Finely If it is very dry and watering is J ROPE SEIVAK;

mentioned by him. He says: chopped, hard boiled eggs once a day necessary, the holes are made, the tip
"Discrimination must be used in inserted and a little
be and broken and plants gently ,
may given, an egg, ,
this as in all other things, and advantage the contents well beaten into a gill of water poured in, etc.

must be taken of the market. For fresh milk, which maybe warmed (not Plants should not be transplanted

instance, during September, October boiled), and thickened with bread, is immediately after a soaking rain. If

and November, large quantities of excellent. Chopped onions may also there should not be plenty moisture,

heavy poultry are rushed into the I be added to the mixture. Give them sprinkle the beds well before drawingthe R AILR 6 A D!i U r4r l CEMETERY

market from all parts of the coun- anything that they will eat. They are plants, otherwise many will be L VN. POULTRY an4' RABBIT FENCINC. *
IMDU*of mil** In OM. Was rltl.t. InlfMWOll
try and Canada-enough to meet very dainty and will not accept all bruised, broken and ruined. Draw tau. lla3LLX3 Mllea3Lr(UllCACO.IU

the demand and produce a large surplus kinds of food.'heat and crackedcorn plants from the bed one at a time.

besides. Tljis surplus, which may also be kept before them. Take the plant firmly between the Are You a Fruit or Flower Raiser?
be rated at hundreds of tons, is with
ran Until l they "shoot the red, which thumb and first finger, and the

placed in cold storage for future demand will be when they are about ten or other fingers pushing from the ground, For Market r or Pleasure-

during: the winter and early twelve weeks old, they will be tender, a gentle, steady pull brings it forth It ao, etui for our Circular on Fungicide* end
InwctlrMe. which are rlirnp" anti reliable
spring months. As there arc very but after that time they will be hardy. uninjured. Handle plants very care .gent In every Hate $, prrlnl Fertilizer* for

few small chicks in this vast accumu, They may then be allowed to forage fully. FrulU, Flower* ami Vrifrtabiva. Agricultural
broilers is Cbernk'al..1"s." .mv 1:1.1.: tV ('0.,
lation, the demand for nut. and help themselves. The good care Pull from the bed only strong vig- Chemical Fertilizer Jlanufn( lloliliaorr, .Mil.

urally great, and that for roasters correspondingly at first, in keeping them dry and free orous plants with three or four leaves JOHN CLAItK, MIN
small, until about the of lice, will bring the loss down to a and the larger ones two to three Jat'kaoqtm"| Flo.

first of May, when the iced poultry is minimtim, and though it may be tedi-- inches wide.In --

about exhausted, and the demand for ous work, yet nothing pays better thana transplanting, never insert the

roasters begins. Growers anxious to good crop of turke's.-J H. Jacobsin plant below the bud. SPRAY4
take advantage of the market before it Farm and Fireside.
To destroy the flea bug on tobacco PUMPS
falls, force everything that weighs a .. .
and half consequently by beds, apply land plaster, or gypsum, 1 MADE BY
pound a ;
the first of June there are no roastersto more JuJ, Md.e Henry, says :II."It GoldtboroughB.alti gh"'S mo pleasureto (sulphate of lime) ashes, or very (; nll) THE DEMINC CO.

be had, and the market is full of recommend Salvation Oil to any, one lightly, Paris green.-l.ouisiana Sta SALEM, OHIO.

broilers, and the price-which during suffering from rheumatic or other pains." tion Bulletin. Write for Catalogue and TNCATMK oxTHE Sra4YI.Q




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State J'fews. There is no fruit in the world that pansies, crimson honeysuckle and The Exporimont Station. -
jelly can be made from one-tenth partas white roses. The anchor, deftly formed There can be no doubt in the mind of
easy, and there is no kind of jelly of vari colored pansies, was linkedto the practical farmer who has carefully
The extraordinary phenomenon ofa save one which is as good. Mr. Ches- the heart by a chain woven of followed up the experiments of Director
hailstorm has been witnessed at ter DeRocher has realized this fact to handsome yellow specimens of the DePass, that several of them have
Rockledge, also Merritt's Island.C. a considerable extent and is buildingup same (flower, the heart itself being been of considerable value to the

A. Heckscher, on Tuesday, sold quite an industry preparing this formed of closely woven honeysuckle, State. It is so fashionable to sneer at
his valuable orange grove of twelve jelly for market. He finds the best and the cross of white roses.Orlando everything coming from that source
acres in Orange Rend to Gen. Tillson. jelly is made frqm the Catley guava, Reporter.Mr. that hardly anybody takes the troubleto
The consideration of which variety he has collection ascertain the facts.
we understand, was a large
T. H. Barlow to
com-
of Manatee expects His experience in cutting crab-
$20,000.-Leesburg Commercial.On heavily-bearing trees.- his
for the
plete orange shipping sea
River journal. grass hay with a mowing machine
Wednesday last Mr. John W. son this week and start for Texas on a the ,
among standing cornstalks, from
Brock ground at his mill, the first A comes, ondent, writing from business trip. He commenced ship which a fair crop of corn had: been
barrel of flower Washington county Marianna says : "The late frosts ping early in November and has gathered a few weeks before, was a
from its own wheat. An old western here have done but little damage to bought and shipped 135,000 boxes of practical success and worthy of note.
wheat grower says the flour is as fineas the fruit crops. Grapes had only oranges, meeting with very good Florida farmers have often cut hay
any he ever saw in any western commenced to bud, and peaches and success throughout the season. In with a scythe between the stalks and
State.-Chipley Banner. pears, while in bloom, did not suffer every instance he has paid the growers considered it a paying operation. By

Mrs. Mary E. McLane, who lives materially. Quite a large acreagehas a fair market value for their or- the director's method a second crop
seven miles west of Orlando, has by been planted here this year in anges, so that many growers in Orange of forage is secured from the field,
her own unaided efforts made a suc grapes. One order has been placed county have profited by his and there would still be sufficient time
cess at lemon culture, to which the for 42,800 vines. If nothing unfor- operation. Then, too, with the ex- to grow a third crop of forage in the
high, apparently poor, sandy landsof seen occurs there will be an abundanceof ception of only a few cars, all of this shape of millet or fodder corn, if
fruit of all kinds this year."-Pen- fruit has been shipped to western desired.
Orange county are particularly
adapted. sacola News.T. points, often almost to the very bor- His production of a spring crop of

There are six large phosphate mining H. Beville, who is perhaps the I ders eastern of California market of, thus a great relieving deal the of beets, cabbages (taking the place of the

companies in the vicinity of An. most extensive farmer; in Alachua fruit that otherwise have been half.barbarous, coarse and rank collard -

thony, all of whom ship their phosphate county, was about the only grower sent there on consignments.may Many a ) and other vegetables, keeping
them in good eatable condition in the
to Fernandina. The mines who of
op- was not complaining wet
of this fruit has
been
car
sent to territories -
erated by the French syndicate here weather yesterday. Mr.( Beville has where Florida field until July or August, by the use

have an immense )plant, and are ship. over 300 acres of oats which are a foot unknown, and so in this oranges were Mr. of insecticides, was a valuable contri-
ping to France and Germany. high and being benefitted rather than Barlow has contributed his way share in bution to practical Florida horticul-

Messrs. Haynes Young & Bailey re injured by the rain. lie and his father opening new markets for our golden ture.The
J. R. Beville, have also acres experiments with rye for win-
port their grape vines in bloom now, 425 fruit and lessening the chances of a
twenty-eight days earlier than last of corn which is growing comparative. glut in the established centers.- ter forage, and with rice, cowpeasand
year. They have 10,000 pines in fruit ly well, besides a large acreage of Oviedo Chronicle. melons, for stock feed in summer,
j jI have been instructive and valuable.
cotton. Mr.( Beville anticipates mak
bud and
this, expect out of to 60,000 get 20,000 plants apples set ing a neat sum of money out of his stopped in Plant City while on the Whenever he has attempted to ex

within year the last fifteen months.Orlando oat crop this season.Gainesville way to Tampa. This is quite a shipping periment on strictly modern lines, especially -
Reporter.The Sun. point for oranges. Two railroads, in imitation of northern
the South Florida and the Florida Cen methods, he has generally made
"Cabbage Buzzards" are doing An emigrant ships a carload of tral and Peninsular, have depots here; a failure, but whenever he has.
Gainesville and vicinity with a rush household effects loading and unloading
there are five packing houses at this adhered to systems which are practical
and energy unprecedented. noticed at his own expense, from place giving employment to a large under Florida conditions, he has
on the hotel register last nightno Council Bluff, v Mobile to Jacksonville number of hands during the shippingseason. generally enlarged the sphere of(practical -
less than ten names on the 6:30: for $175.00, $toooo, to Mobile There are sixteen bachelors knowledge on those subjects and
call, all of whom are to make an early and $75.00 to Jacksonville, 1,400 living in this vicinity, all of whom own has done the State real service. Someof
start for the vegetable farms. A miles and from Jacksonville to Ovi-- their places. They have formed them his work, which the writer has inspected -
trucker remarked to us yesterday that edo for $117.80,0 distance of 200 selves into club known as the "Bach- for himself, has not been presented
he had received nearly as many calls miles. I It looks like the Florida end elors' Club." They meet once a monthat in the bulletins with the fulness
from this class this season as he had of the route did not want any more their different homes, dine togetherand which it deserves.
barrels of cabbage on his farm.-Sun. settlers. There is a palpable
wrong discuss
matters pertaining to plant- The interest taken in his work is
Our friend Gibbs, whose sheep suffered somewhere. Where is it? Again: A ing, building, and cultivating their shown by the size of his mailing-list,
carload of beer loaded and unloadedby
so severely in an encounter, or a and, is hauled groves; and in this way gain a great over 6,000 copies; while we happento
series of encounters, with dogs, has consignor consignee deal of useful information from each know from personal inquiry that
miles for from Milwaukee
gotten even so far as man can get even over 700 $58.00 other. Among the members of this the South Carolina list, at least a year
and is from
dealing with a lot of trifling curs, and $122 00 charged club are representatives from the ngo, embraced only about 2,500
River Orlando distancenot
while he is somewhat happier than J Junction to North, South, East, West, and Eng aames, and the Alabama list only
he was at the time of his sad bereave. exceeding 400 miles. Is there any. land and Canada. The majority of about 350.

ment, he has not yet reached that just reason should why ?this Orlando glaring discrepancy them came to Florida in search of Vet when all has been urged in his
calm sedate frame of mindso exist Reporter. health and located here. These
equable young favor that can possibly be' urged, it
necessary to be proven up in a Flowers in trunks full, and wheelbarrow men assist each other in working, and must be admitted that he is not in a
murder case-but the dogs are dead.- loads, were carried yesterday in very few instances do they pay out position to do the greatest good that
Floridian.At I morning to the South Florida Fair Association money for extra labor, each returningthe can be done by the State Experiment
a called meeting of the board of Exposition building just t help he has received from his Station. His grotesque mingling of
directors of the I. R. & L. W. P. G. south of town, and by one o'clock in neighbor. They are a genial and religron, politics and agriculture brings
Association a resolution was passed requesting the afternoon the bare walls of the clever set, and one may congratulate' his work more or less into ridicule
our representatives in the west wing of the structure were themselves on being the recipient of with the advanced class of horticul
legislature to exert their influence toward wreathed in blooming twigs and I their hospitality.. Each bachelor hasa turists and agriculturists who ought to
getting a bill through the Legislature branches. In the center of the floor picture of his "best girl" framed and be in hearty accord with the Station.
urging National action in regardto 1 were arranged in triangular form, hanging up in some favored place in The law of Congress compels the Di
the protection of the pineapple in tables upon which were shown hundreds the house as the guardian angel, only rector to occupy a position subordinateto
dustry. A tariff of one dollar per upon hundreds of bright buds waiting,: for the grove to yield sufficient that of the President of the Agricultural
bbl. crate on foreign importations was and blossoms of all conceivable hues income for her to come and presideover College, and Mr.( De Pass'
recommended. The Legislature of F and kinds. A large number of awards his home. I wish the young men natural independence makes it difficult
1889 passed a similar resolution with were made for displays of fruits, of old Leon felt the same interest! in for him to accept such a position and
respect to the orange, and thereby flowers and vegetables. One of the the development of her varied re- work in harmony under a superior.
succeeded in having the duty sliphtly most artistic floral designs on exhibi sources.-Letter in Floridian. We have learned to respect the Direc
increased on that fruit. This is in no tion was an anchor, cross and heartexhibited tor's sincerity and the indomitable
wise inconsistent with the policy of the by the Misses Hope Star- BROWN'S IRON BITTERS courage with which he has fought
administration now in power as exemplified buck and Edith Robinson. This representation against and overcome obstacles of
Cures
by the Mills tariff bill intendedto 1 of Faith, Hope and Charity Dyspepsia, Indigestion which the public has little knowledge.But .
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THE FLORIDA DISPATCH, FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER. 241

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and to a pioneer and aggressive state A Southern writer in the Country that kainick salts didn't kill, boss, it BENTON & UPSONIRRIGATING

of society rather than to an era of Gentleman, says : "In a former let do help 'em, sure." And even the

social repose and scientific acumen ter I spoke of the value of Japan dead plants came to life and at this !

and research. clover, which is taking our old fieldsas writing (April 3) are growing and tJACKsoj1VIGIaE, Fl1H.,

The accusations that he has used the a renovating crop. This winter I blossoming finely. Most of these

station chiefly to promote his selfish have been plowing some old fields small plants will give fruit too late for

ends, to minister to his luxury, are having considerable areas set with it. shipping, but at any rate they have

mostly baseless. A large part of his Whenever the plow crosses one of violated a neighborhood tradition that

house is uncarpeted, his table is fur these patches, the soil turns up as "white bud" is incurable. MACHINERY

nished only with the plain and substantial blaek as any garden loam. I find ----_. ... ._... ,
dishes that would be found at the roots penetrating twice the depth How's This I IWe I3OTK

the board of any thrifty planter His of the furrow. The plant has no tap offer One Hundred Dollars Reward

son, as farm superintendent, was receiving root, but a large number of fine sprays, for any case of Catarrh that cannot Steam and Horse Power.
a salary of less than $20 a like all annuals." be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure I

month. The Director drove to town F. J. CHENEY & CO., Props.,
with a mule and a rig decidedly the "Fronchinfir." Toledo 0.
This is one of those quaint Pipe Pipe Fitting Brass
worse for the wear. expressions We, the undersigned, have knownF. ,
which the lively imagination of
But the paramount necessity-harmony J. for the last fifteen
Cheney years, Valve Hose Etc.
the Florida farmer has applied to one ,
between the heads of the two and believe him perfectly honorable)

institutions lacking. II necessary, of the operations of nature, thoughthe in all business transactions and financially WRITE FOR ESTIMATE
pertinence of it is not quite clear.
let the Board of Trustees remove both able to out obligationmade
carry any
In the it causes the leaves to
President and Director and search orange by their firm. Th.. IsI'T" .1IAIIINRRY!
have a skeletonized the and TOO* in &be ..aclsuca..dlns or
Florida from Pensacola to Key West appearance, West & Traux, Wholesale Druggists, B ORE to this balD" J
until two gentlemen can be found veins standing out conspicuous while Toledo, O. Horso Powers,

who will work in unison. the intervening tissue becomes yellowish Walding, Kinnan & Marvin, Wholesale WELLS Stoam Engines,

--- r.........--- pale and pinched as if about to Druggists Toledo O. Pumps&Valves,
die. Perhaps it is this fanciful, delicate Iron Pit*and FUtln O*.n Bap.plk .
A Pioneer Church in FloridaAs Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally DRILL I *. llont ..gym.iledwuik
tracery on the leaves which has .....rect. Gattk K
I sat yesterday amid these comfortable acting directly upon the blood
given rise to the term in the mind of WELLS LOOMIS& NYMANTlrrl ,
homelike surroundings I the rustic.In and mucous surfaces of the system. ... oiiio.-- --_
could not help contrasting them with Price, 75c. per bottle. Sold by all
cotton, corn, strawberries and
the first services I attended about other crops it is sometimes called Druggists. Testimonials free. GUARANTEED CUREOR

eight years ago at the old arbor, with. "white bud" because the central budor --- .....

out walls or floor, only a roof, where crown of the plant becomes so FOR i>vsrirsiA.U : NO PAY.
the pale .e llor"for P. Acid' Jthu.tu.le.
stob"
pulpit was a "lightard
and destitute of chlorophyl that it is Nothing Fairer Than This.
driven in the sand with a board nailedon almost white. The Dr. J.J. McWILLIAMS, Dennison, In., When we say cure we do not mean Imply to
plant continues to says : "I have used it largely in nervousness top it for these time being, but a
the slabs with
top; seats pine legs grow slowly and if rooted up and and and I consider
PERMANENT AND
POSITIVE CURE
driven in the rounding side. The the that it stands unrivalled as a
subjected to most searching examination rtmedy
For Rheumatism,
razor-back occupied the building during root and branch, no COSOM of this kind. I have also used it incases Headache, Constipation I tiflllDyipemla,

the week, rooting beds in the sand, evidence of disease be found of sleeplessness with very gratify vo+a.aae.., Hlrrplrssura, Impure lilood*
can ing results." ind all +dlftenne arising from a disordered
and fleas, Oh! my. about it. But all the leaves that are ___.--. '..her.'rlte rorTrentilc.Testimonial,and
A certain whose skin FrceHample Ifottleof
lady was very formed are so miserably small}), the nInny Persons are broken DR. ROC'S LIVER, RHEUMATIC,
thin rebelled and said if
the
finally stems so short and slender, and the dotro from overwork or household cares. and NEURALGIA CURE to
hogs were not shut out and the fleas blossoms and fruit and bolls if Jlrowii's Iron Bitters Rebuild*tho CULLEN & NEWMAN
any, ,
abated she would church system, aid digestion "emotes excess of bile,
not go to any so puny that it is evident that the end cures malaria tLk the genuine. 175 GAY ST., Knoxvllle Tenn.

longer. is sick in .. .
plant deadly some way. It -- -
Whether the good brethren thoughtshe seems about to take "French leave," The Paine Fertilizer Co's office at "IwAYUWN trrox Tilt:"
certainly needed the of Jacksonville at the suggestion of their I'HMNSULA I.I
advantage to "pinch out," "wink out," to die, FLORIDA aHROSTFRKKtownship
the grace or whether they had tired in fact. But is that it New York office and their New York of high, healthful land,dotted with
a strange thing agents will inaugurate a system of cut clear lake, free of march filled with North
of the festive
fleas whatever
hunting or never does die, at least not from this rates on all agricultural chemicals after ern people. No negroe, no liquor, no malaria
may have impelled them they disease. December 15th. This will bo purely an grow?where feat and pineapple fresh vegetable, lemons and are gatheredall orange

fenced in the building, laid a floor, For some time we have suspectedthat experiment. You had better take advantage winter Home sold on installment' so
and the nimble mother of a numerous of it while it lasts. See ad. on cheap! "The Florida Homee[ kerM monthly,
this singular phenomenon of more tell*alt about. Sample FREE. WriteO.
:IMS.!
progeny of young "razorbacks" was bid anatomy is due to that lack of page M. CltOSIIV, Editor, Avon .ark, Fla.
no longer permitted to lead the ----- ..-
pro- potash which is one of the seven -- --
cession at the head of her family down deadly sins of Florida soil. I Last fall A Planters Experience.

the aisle during services, root a bed the first two beds of My plantation !. 'in u malarial dl.. Sprayyour
strawberry plants .
rlct,11 here fever and acne prevailed.I !
in the sand and proceed to supply which we had set were treated with employ ISO hand| frequently half
nourishment to the aforesaid family in of them were alrk. I wa nearly dli .
cottonseed meal in accordance with !
couraged when I began Ibo usoof
the good fashioned way. the early belief that it will do "to : Fruit

When I called to mind that building make It did make '
plant growth.
and service of eight years ago and plant growth and for a few weeks the 's i L Trees

that of yesterday, I certainly felt we plants grew as finely as anybody could U S aad

had progressed a little at least.-Bar wish. But in less than a week two .
r' -
tow Courier. thirds of them stricken The result + .; VinesWormy
or more were wan marvellotii.
Ky mew
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beeame.trone and hearty and I have
with the dreaded "white bud" and ina .
bad no furthiir trouble with these Fruit and Lear Might of Apples!Pear.
Olean Comforters.To few weeks the two beds, lately so pills, I would not fear to live in anyawrmh Cberrk-a and by praying wth t atnotirapa and
Potato Itot- Htabl's Double
I ** J:. Kl VAfc Bayou Sara,L.. )
those bed comforters clean spraying
keep handsome, were a sight. ActingKxcebtor: Ootnta. Best In the
sorry I .
Sold ]Everywhere market. Thousands In us. Catalan deacrtbtna!
buy cheesecloth for two or three centsa The order was given to the man to all Insect*Injurious to fruit,mailed.ree.' Address
Office 140 to 114
Washington St.. N. Y.
the the better. Tack WM. STAHL, QUINCY.ILL.Grape .
yard, lighter apply kainit and to drop it pretty -- -

the cotton to this. Make the calico or close to the plants, too. It proved to .

lawn slip; put it on over the cotton as have been applied too close, for a rain Well-Bred

you would a pillowcase. Tack it a few fell soon afterward, dissolving the salt Vinls1.141

times around the sides and ends. When and giving them a strong dose. It ROSES

soiled, it will be but a few minutes' work killed, or seemed to kill, from five to OB ihrlr own root We have are ,
our BpfdaJty.
to remove and air the cotton well, while ten per cent. of the weaker plants grown and lOLl the tat' .A VAHIP.TIK8.VALUABLE .

the slip is being laundered. Again it and gave a setback to the strongest for"ftoide 25 yvara t. Our New

is sweet and clean, without handling I to..Culture" NOVELTIES.
contains all the secrets we bar learned' In
that mass of wet cotton. (Ingenious ones.They went into the winter in a that time about successful flower growing. Highest standard of Vine' by more thorough
and We will Bend It to you gratis tngrtbrr with a grading than tho.e received from
excellent. ED. generally
) feeble condition but with the return. sample copy of our 3lontbly3lautne, where. Large discount on 'large order any-.
ing warmth of February and March it .. SUCCESS vim FLOWERS," One assorted case of our different Florida Wiae
If you will tend ua your adjww. (la bottles) given' a* Premium with order
To remove the odor of fish and on became very apparent that they had ..
,,,,, The DI.HC3EI:- & amounting to 150 09 or wore. Send for estimate
ions from the hand, rub the hands found something they wanted. COXARD CO., before ordering elsewhere. Address

thoroughly with fine salt, J Men washit The man who did the work was M4......0"1; ".1" t(:royI',I'.. E. 1)1711018 Tallahassee, P.O.DoziSi.,.I"LS.,

.off. forced to acknowledge: "What plants Ncw.Beggar Weed Seed aye per lb.,post paid.



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ceived 774,282 boxes. In neither of the New beets are tolerably plenty and
TlORlPA
I MO MrfHMiMfcMBM-.*DISPATCH- 'f.GRow ]JVEaripts, estimates is any account taken of the bring from 1.00 to 2.00 per 100. New

i' ups U I oranges passing through New York for parsnips from Florida scarce worth 85c'

I, I fARMIRSAIURNC. I JACKSONVILLE, FLA., April other points; and the statement of Messrs. a dozen bunches ((4 to G in a bunch).

ARUE COtMUOATCS,"" &,.UW- FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. Sgobel & Day conveys the inference that Carrots plenty, 25c a dozen bunches.

(Corrected to date by Blair & Thrasher 1 the amount of fruit thus passing throughthis Asparagus very good now, 25c a bunch.
STEPHEN POWERS, Editor. These are average quotations. Extra choice year has been unusually large., We A few choice Hodman strawberries still

P. O. Address Lawtey, Fla. lots lots fetch sell lower.prices above top quotations, while poor believe that the percentage of the crop bring 20c a quart, but most berries bring

- Oranges, 126. ..... .. .... ... .... .... .. 1.75102.25 marketed in the West this year has also 'from 12U to 1c.Jeas: in better de-
- 150-176.;" ... .... .... ...... i.75toa.5o been unusually large. In other words, mand10, :; to 2.00 a crate; beans, 1.00 to
CONTENTS.GROVE 176-200; .... ......... ....... .. 2.00 to 3.00 New York does not absorb so large a .50.. Cauliflowers wanted at 3.00 to 4.00

"" Tangerines Mandarins,,good good color color.,box.... 2.oot03.QO 1.50 to 2.50 proportion of the fruit as in 'previous >er barrel crate or 1.50 to 2.00 per small'

AND ORCHARD-Florida Russets; .. russets .... .... . .... .. 1.75102.25 years. If the proportion| had been as rate. A few nice egg plants have \been
Pica for a Railroad Commits; Satsuma Pomelos box .. .. .. .... .. .... .. ... .. I..5 to 2.50 largo as in former years, the figures I received and brought 4.00 a barrel. The
fancy Baldwin...... ..,.. ...
and Oonlhlu; A Truce to Hybrids... . 333 Apple" ,choice, .. ...... ....._. 450105.00 4.00 given by Messrs.( Sgo\>el & Day would! I markets are dull now, as the tourist
Pruning Peach Trees famous, Fla., .. .... .............. .I.50t02.ooII show, by the "double rule of three," that hotels are already thinning out.
; Comparative Orange Messina... .......... ......... 3.00 the total of the State this is -
year
Yields;The Immigration' Business.. . 236 Pineapples,crate............. ......... 5.00 crop
TUB .IMEVAIuBltt Rot Remedies i for Bananas, bunch. ........... ........... 1.50 to 1.75 only about 2,720,000 boxen. Hut it is FRUIT EXCHANGE nULLETIS.JACKHOS.ILLE .
; Potatoes choice ....................... 3.00 pretty certain that this: figure is below FLA. .
\pri14.
. .. ... .... .. . ,
Grape Fets 237 sacks......................... 2.75 the mark.
THE PINERY and Black Put. New, b'jl.... ....... ........ 7.00 to 8.00 1. Car No. 55359 l sold at an average of
-Ripley Jamaica; Onions, red, bbls...................... 4.75 ORAMJE SHIPMENTS. 2.05.
ting the Bell on the Railroad Cat. ... 237 yellow. ............?....._........ 4.50
FARMER 44 crate.... .................. 140 For the week ending April 4the three 2. Sale today 1.10 to :3.15: ; average 2.21,
AND TRCCKER-More About I.ouIMlana Sweet potatoes bbl....... . .... .... 1.50 Clyde steamships carried out about 10-, mostly large sizes. Demand good.
Grass; Strawberry "Rust" ; TheDeepPlowing Florida cabbage, bbl ..... ............ 1.75102.00 :3. Car No. 2418 1.52. Car No.
000 IxKxes :
of and about 500; cratesof average
Tad; Give Melons Plentyof Turnips,barrel....................... 2.00 oranges
Room Mexican .... .. Beeu, newper too.......... .......... t.00to 1.50 vegetables. The J. (i. Christopher 0,471, average 2.22.
; Corn of ajS Carrots, dozen........... ............. .25 had! about 2,000 boxes of oranges. Of the 4. Car No. 2,424 sold 1.05 to 2.80, aver-
POULTRY-Broilers; Railing Young Turkeys, 239 Parsnips, dozen .. .......... .......... .35 i Ocean vessel from 2.20. Car No. 100 sold 1.00 to 2.80,
Steamship Bailing age
Radishes, dozen................ .. .... .TO to 25 '
T08Ac Preparation and Setting; Our Bird Celery. .. .. .. .... ..... ............... 40 to .50 Savannah: the City of Birmingham, iverago 2.40. Not sound.
Allies... .. ...... ................. . .... 239 f1lR'llntl., crate... ..... .... ..... 3.00105.00 liad 2,790 taxes of 01 anges and 4,980crates; :5.>> Two cars sold today, Gal$ boxes
Beans,crate .... ..... ................. 1.ooto I.SO f vegetables theCity March( 2.88. Market( in good<<1
The Experiment Station ... ..... ... .... .. 240 Green peas, bushel .............. 1.50102.00 (> ; Augusta, average very
Cauliflower barrel-crate .. .... .... .... 3.00 to 5.00 31, 2,080 Iwxes of oranges and 3.010 crates shape.: |
A Planter Church in Florida; Trenching," tot Tomatoes, wanted........ ............. 1.50102.00 of vegetables; the Nacoochee, March 28, The demand is very active for good
Weather and Crops; An Oakville Miracle.. 244i *qua .hrs" crate ...... ., ... ......... 1.50 2,030: Ixixes of oranges and 720 crates of stock, of which there appears to bo alight
Cocoanut.. .. ... ..... .... ......... 4.50
t Peanuts, best brand...... ............. .07)4) vegetables; the Kansas City, March( 27, supply.JrnjK .
Weather in Jacksonville. Strawberries ... ........ .. .... ....... I2}# to .15 5,010) boxes of oranges, 2,570:; barrels and ( ) fruit is wanted at good prices
POULTRY AND EGGS. 1,400 crates vegetables.8. Total of oranges for choice stock.Jaoksonvillo.

I i I liens..... .. .... .................. ..... .45 23.910 taxes; of vegetables, 12,770 I' -
E a. I a Rooster.... ...... .................... .30 crates and barrels. Orungo Market
DATE. .. I :b =a t Broilers... ............................ .2,5 ALL-RAIL SHIPMENTS. MONDAY 3. At auction
co oo a .1 n Turkeys, per pound ................... i6to r6c April. today's
- j Ducks ............ ......... ........... 35 to .50 By rail routes east of Lake City the Kale by the Jacksonville Fruit Auction
Mareh.a..... .... s& 56 6 50 56 Gee te..... .... ......................... .50 weekly shipment (which of course is Company the demand was excellent.
March 29........ 3 41 36 I 41 I Hggs. ....... ...... ............... .... .18 ats brought from 1.05:>> to 2.50:
March jo.......? 45 38 66 I J9 partly included in the above figures) is Brig ; russets -
Mareh 31. ....... .u 66 78 49 48H HAY, GRAIN, ETC.: placed at 20,000 boxes.VEIETABLF.S l.GO to 2.25; cull and drops, 1.30

April l. ....... 8 A! 78 I' White corn, small lots..... ...... ..........f 1.30 SHIPPED. to 1.95:;; cabbage, 1.&;,; strawberries, 15c;
April 2. ...... .. $ 66 I $ 68 Mixed corn, .. .. .......... ..... .. 1.95 beans 1.30 to 1.60.JACKSONVILLE.
April 3... ...... 6.4 68 s 5 8 I 69Mean. Whiteoatu, ...... ...... ......... .. I.Mixedoats. For the week the following estimates; ,
1- ...... .... ..... ........ 1.60 are furnished: Lettuce 1,700 crates; FHUIT AUCTION Co.
... .... ..1 56..c 60.4 71.4!! 49.6)) 60.4 Hay No. I, Timothy, small lots... ......... 20.00 beets TOWNS! & MACOMBEtt.
E. II. DBMALV Observer. Wheat bran small lots........ ...... ..... 21.00 1,000 crates; cabbage, 15,500 crates
Wheat Middlings per ton..... ...... ....... 22.00 and barrels; tomatoes, 2,750 crates; cu- -
Ground feed, fresh (corn and oats), per sack cumbers 175:; crates: l beans, :5,300; crates;
of too pounds................. .... ........ 1.50 100 barrels j Auction Sales
new potatoes. 1,700
Feed meal l, sack of 100 pounds, less ; peas,
Olubs of pr Blake & Ripley Boston March 28
Two. 1
quantity,per ton.......... ...... .. .. ..... 23.00 crates; strawberries, 1,850 crates; eggplants :
See last week's for club Rice flour, per cwt......... .... ............. 90 -275 crates. Total, 30,350: ) crates Florida oranges, 1.62to3.50; Navels, 1.37
paper rates. Pure wheat, per sack of too pounds....... 1.45 and iKirrels.ORANGES: to 1.75:;; pomelos, 1.35' to 3.62; California
If Prepared steam cooked cow feed, per cwt, Navels 1.80 to :3.12.
you can get only two names, new 15t-pound sacks.... ..... ..... . .. .... 1.30. AND I.IOSFLO.T.. Sgolwl, & Day, New York March 27:
old will Prepared steam cooked horse feed, cwt,
or we send the per
two for $3.25 150-pound sacks. ... .. ..... . ..... .. 1.50 From Mediterranean ports the follow. Florida oranges, 1.40 to 3.25; ]K>meloM,
and Pearl barrel.... .... ..... .. ...... :
either one of the two premiums. grits per 3.30 ing are on the way: For New :3.37; California Navels, 1.75to2.3.3: ; seedlings
Pearl meal, per barrel I.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 3.30 reported
-- -. .. in our. bet winter wheat, patent .......... 5.00 York 63,300 taxes, 77,200 half taxes;: 1.05 to 1,60.
PI Mir. extra fancy family... ...... ...... 4.50 for Boston! 6,000 taxes, 17,000 half taxes; Same, March 30: Florida oranges, 1.10
Ho for Ponsacola I (Half barrels either brand, 250 per barrel for I'hiladeltthia,14.000 taxes. 7,000 half to 3.40; pomelos, 2.2:>> to 3.12; California

Water Partner and I'iuit-G rower: extra.Cotton) seed meal, bright, per ton. .. .. .. 25.70 taxes; for New Orleans, 10,10(1)xl'S.l- seedlings, 1.05 to 2.05.
I Dark or Sea Island cotton seed meal, per 200 half boxes; for )lontre:1l,7OOOhoxes, E. L. fioodsell, New York March 28:
am just now in receipt of information ( ton..... .... n. 24.00 7,000 taxes. Lemons for New York, Hrights, 2.35 to 2.85; russets, 2.25 to 2.60.
from Major G. P. Chair Pure ground bone fine per ton ..... .. .. 33.00 Market Auction Philadelphia
Ilealy, 102,500 taxes; for Boston, 24,500( ( boxes; Company,
Bone and potash,per ton ... .. ..... 35.00
man of our Committee on Transportationthathehasmadeanarrangemen German kainit, per ton .. .... ...... .... .... 17.00 for Philadelphia, 14,500:; taxes; for New March( 30: Florida oranges, 1.75: to
Land plaster. .. ..... .. .. ... .. .. ........ 10.00 Orleans, 78,000 boxes; for )Montreal 21- 2.75; California seedlings, 1.05 to ....3.3.
Nitrate Soda 3Uc per pound; per ton. ..... 55.00 000 boxes -
with the J., T. & K.V.. and East Muriate potash 2>jc per pound; per ton... 50.00
NEW YORK :;
Coast lines Sulphate potash ac per pound; per ton.,... 33.00 April 5.-Oranges continue
to carry our members at a in fairly liberal supply, with fancy
cent a mile from all SEEDS, ETC. RETAIL MA11KKT. fruit and such will
points on thost Pea., Clay. ... . .... .... ........ .... ........ 1.25 comparatively scarce
lines. Similar rates had been made I, \Vhi oorwi...... ........ ............ 1.25 The choicest eating apples retail at 5.00 bring full outside quotations. Ordinaryfruit
with II B'ACiC. .. .... ........... .... ........... I.SO per barrel, 60 cents a peck and a quart is moving very slow. We quote
previously the F. C. & P., sr a.Black Eye ............................ 1.60II 10 cents; oranges in the stores 20 to :30 Indian River and Halifax oranges; 3.00
now, on presentation of certificate tht Red" Rippers.........,.......... ...... .1030 dozen
0 Split. .. .. .... .......?...... .......... 2.90 cents a ; p jKimelos! 5 to 10 cents to 4.00; other brighta, fancy, 2.50>> to 3.00;
members can secure this lower rate Bean..... . .. .. .... ........................ 2.60 apiece; lemons! 20 cents a dozen; pineaPples brights in line, 2.00 to 2.50; russet, 2.25to
through.All ", Lima ... .. .... ............ .........' 2.75 20 to 25) cents apiece from Cuba; 2.50; grain fruit, 2.50 to :3.50; straw-
Pearl Cat Tail millet, per pound........ .... 2oc strawberries, 10 to 20 cents a quart and tarries, .30 to .3:;. Vegetables, in only
German or Golden millet, bushel......
members should see to it that Hugarian grass, per bushel per.... ............. 2.00 2.50 in demand; sapodilloes, 20 centra dozen; light receipt, and anything that i 18 goodis
they have their certificate on hand Rural Branching Uhoura per pound......... 250 cocoanuts in the husk 10 cents each; commanding fancy prices. Beets 1.00

when buying a ticket, and all horticul White Kaffir corn milo maize '" .. ............... 2oc 2oc cleaned, :5; to 10 cents; Potatoes, 40 centsa to 2.00; cabbage, Florida, 2.00 to 2.75:' ;

turists in the State and all others in Amber cane or sorgum ... .... 2oc j peck; 5; cents a quart; sweet potatoes, Savannah, 1.50 to 2..5; egg plant. 3.00 to
terested in Alfalfa or Lucerne ......... 2oc 60 cents a peck; onions, 60 cents a peck; 6.00; green peas, 4.00 to 6.00; lettuce,
the work of this Societ) Johnson grass ......... 150 turnips, 40 cents. 2.00 to 2.50 squash, 1.75 to 2.25; tomatoes -
;
should at once send the fee of Gold seed rice (upland), per bushel.......... 2.00
$i to Genuine red rust proof oats4 .,. .. .... 6oc carriers 6.00 to 7.00; bushel crates,
W. S. Hart, Secretary, at Hawk's White seed rice ..... .... 2.25 4.00 to 5.00.P
Park, and get certificate in time to VEO ETA BLES. AUI It, KIVEXBUIIO & Co.
take MARKET NOTES. Tomatoes are arriving in tatter condition -
advantage of this _
rare opportunity JACKSONVILLE April 6. and quality, are still worth 1.50 to NEW YORK, April 4.-We sold today
to see Middle and West Florida 2.50:; crate. None desirable
per received lately 1,000 taxes oranges. Brighta,
The of the
weekly
handling
and attend this meeting. It is oranges by from Nassau these : 3.20 russets 2.30 to
not Florida Fruit Exchange is given nt about as are always inferior sizes, 2.45 to ; 3,20;

everyday we get a chance for $i to 3.000: boxes.Vhile it i it* yet too early to to Floridas and were accepted only beauj large Tangerines, 5.00. Market held

save $20 in the price of a ticket. figure accurately on the crop of the season '* >e there were no others to speak of. firm from scarcity of fruit. Advise ship
A few E. L. GOODSELL.
new potatoes are arriving both ping.
DUDLEY. ADAMS. of 1892-3: the Exchange officers do
not l hertate to place it above 3,000,000 from Florida [points and from Bermudathe -
Tangerine. Fla.. March .30 '93. boxes. latter in barrels, the former in CHICAGO, .l\pril4.-0range 176 to 200

---- .. crates. The Ikrmudas are larger than 2.60 to 2.75; California Navel, fancy 3.25
TilE ORANOE CROP. the Floridas. Both command 2.50 to to 3.r.o; Tnngerinre, l.ro to 3.00: pines,

Mrs. M. E. BusMjllc. 07 Park street. Messrs. Sgobel & Day publish a statement 3.00 a crate. Cabbage plenty and fair, fancy;. dozen, 2.00 to 2.75; strawberries,
Newark. N. J.,says : ** After having used showing that, up to March( 18, bring; 1.50 to 1.85 a crate, 5 to lOc each Florida 20 to 35c.: beets: barrel, 2.50 to

Dr. Bull's Cough; Syrup in my family there had been received in New York retail. Celery is poor. largo: and beginning 2,73: ; cabbage; 8.015 to 10.00 per 100; cucumbers

with most gratifying results. pronounce 701,365 boxes, while in the precedingyear to joint, or rusty and half bleached l, 1.60 to 1.75:) per dozen; head

it the friend of all mothers" up to March 19 there had been re but still commanding 40 to S0










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to 2/iO nor box; l beans, 3.00 to 4.00; wax, very small; cabbages 2.25: a barrel. builders use only the best materials-lumber,
6.00 to 7.00; potatoes, Bermuda, 800. American Cultivator. 4 lime sand into
** brick cement -whatever goes
T
--.....- Alfc} b e S t the construction of a building; they employ
ST.
Louis
April 4.Oranges, fancy, California Fruit in England. only the best workmen and pay the best
2.75 to 3.50; vereido Navel,:3.00 to:3.50; wages; they get better prices for their work than their less careful competitors
Last week
letter from
Mexican, :3.00 to 3.2;) 2.00() to we gave a our
; pomelos, Messrs. L. and always get the best contracts; they paint their work with
2.50; pines, dozen, choice, 1.75; to 2.00; i Liverpool correspondents,
cabbage, Florida, 2.85: to 3.00; Mobile, Connolly & Co., on this! subject. We find
1.25) to 2.00; tomatoes, basket crate, in the Fruit Trade Journal another letter Strictly Pure White Lead

Florida, 5,00 to 7.00; pe'is,1.2:5>> to 1.50; from Messrs. A. Taylor & Son. of Liver-
cukes, choice 50 to 7rc. pool, from which we quote: "The first
manufactured by the "Old Dutch" of slow corrosion and with
The New Orleans and Mobile cabbage, consignment of California oranges were process one
sold in our salesroom yesterday by of the following standard brands:
being rather*of t and leafy, were rather
neglected 1 by the side of the more attractive Messrs. L. Connolly & Co. to a crowded ANCHOR (Cincinnati) RED SEAL" (St. Louis)
stock from Florida. and enthusiastic circle of buyers. In S. ECKSTEIN (Cincinnati) KENTUCKY(Louisville)
fact we think that the enthusiasm of the "SOUTHERN (St.Louis and Chicago) ATLANTIC"(New York)
The orange market has IKXMI not only COLLIER" (St. Louis) JEWETT (New York)
very dull but unprofitable to almost buyers ran away with their judgmentwhen For colors
they use the National Lead Company's Pure White Lead Tinting
l
they paid 19s for a box of % oranges -
every dealer in the trade for some time. Colors. These colors are sold in small cans, each being sufficient to tint
21s for a box of 109 24s
; oranges;
The little activity visible favored I the
twenty-five pounds of Strictly Pure White Lead the desired shade.
Gd 1 !
Florida which did for a Ixix of 110 oranges; 25s for a
offerings not proveto l box of 1 130 These brands of Strictly Pure White Leadand National Lead Co./. Tinting Colors, arc
investors an tbick-skinncd and hour oranges. for sale by the most reliable dealers in paints everywhere.
iw the California orange. It is very evident "The same fruit averaged! in London If you are going to paint, it will pay you to send to us for.. book containing Information *
to the California now that the 22s:! |per box. They were certainly a novelty that may save you many dollar; it will only cost you a postal card to do ao.

high figures they HO htubl>ornly) demanded a very fine, juicy and palatable NATIONAL LEAD CO.
fruit but in ,
do
Home time ago, and which kept' our opinion they not
HO much of the fruit from moving eastward !' excel in any way our well-known and i Broadway, New York.

for home weeks, was a big blunder. justly esteemed Jalfa orange, which
P. M. were sold at 8s ;per lox containing Is for him. The
KlELY & Co. How Ho Lost Money.A a good bargain boy
the
number[ of the
same
nearly same
milks her and for her and his
size oranges as the California market gardener near New York, cares ,

NEW YOIIK from HCTAIL Charleston MAKKKT.AujHiragua S. C.. sell boxes; full size l>oxcs of Jaffa making who used large quantities of manure wife takes care of the milk. The first

from 40 to 80c a bunch; Boston hothouse an average of 160 oranges were sold and was very successful, was about to year the wife and boy paid the rent of
same day at 12s. to 13s.: porbox. Doubtless pasture and divided between
cucumbers $109
10 to 25c each; new Bermuda a street through his garden. Believing -
open
potatoes, 1.25:>> a I peck; new Havana JK- fruit a great in trade can and he l done in California his land to be sufficiently richto them. Last year they divided $86
in Navel
general,
tatooa 1.00() >ck. New is oranges
a celery being
(ll I and now have a calf from her that
in but of the of cabbage
received by steamer from New Orleans particular, course grower carry through a crop
and Norfolk, and selling for 0 to 80 a will I not expect| to reap another like thisweek's without manure, he thought it uselessto they expect will increase the profit

stalk. Egg: plants can l 1.0 had for 25 to prices, but as we understand they ; waste money by using guano on next year. There probably will not

40c each; Florida new wax (beans 20c aquart can profit IKJ, if landed sold at in the Liverpool above price to of a their good that portion on which the street was be any trouble in inducing that boy
; green peas cost 1.25 to 1)0a peck. to stay on the farm.
formidable rivals the Julius." to be, but on each side he sowed
Florida strawberries
are improving in .1-
quality and sell at 35 to 75c: a miart. These Liverpool gentlemen make a guano at the rate of 1,200 poundsper Anent the wonderful activity in real

The l best>> fresh-laid Long. Inland eggs California rather loose statement when they say that ; acre, and planted the whole to estate around Lake Worth during the
he sold! in
can
oranges England
retail at 25c dozen with Western
now a ,
at a profit at 12s. ($:3)) j per box. early cabbages. past few weeks, the sales amountingto
eggs at 22c. Few Canadian eggs are received "The effect the lamented Pe
as they are obliged to pay a tariff DECIDUOUS FRUIT. says over half a million dollars, there is

tax of 5c a dozen. Duck eggs cost 40c a A. T. Hatch,the extensive mil growerof ter Henderson, who relates the inci. a point that strangers should not lose

dozen. California, recently interviewed at dent, "was the most marked I ever sight of, and that: is the money is going

Bananas are from 2.25 for best Golden San Francisco, Cal., wild ho did not propose saw. That portion on which the guano into the pockets of the old settlers,

Vale to 1.50 for eight hands. A few small I this year to send any fruit to Europe. had,been used sold readily at $IZ: per who in turn are re-investing in adjoin-
pineapples come in and !sell at about 15.00 There will l IK plenty of fruit and it would
hundred about $1,400 acre
or ,
hundred. per ing property, thus showing their firm
a eagerly be l ought up abroad, but the
Oranges are a little high. Catanias, financial remits of last year's experiment but the portion from which the guano and abiding faith in the future of the

200; count, are 3.00 to 3.50 a lox; blood were not encouraging, owing to the high had been withheld hardly averaged great east coast country.As .

oranges, 1 180 count, 2.75: to :3.00; half charges for The market $3 per hundred. The street occupied an instance of the above DreIs-

Ixixt. 2.50; Sicily and Messina[ 2.50. to is, however available\ whenever the con- (fully an acre of ground, so that my ford Brothers of Palm Beach sold
2.75; Florida, Indian River, 170 to 200 ditions of rail service afford a hope of I friend lost $1,090 in the ,
count. 4.50 to 4.75: a box; 120 count, 3.50 success. Paris or London. will take anygood actually over during the period mentioned say, in
to 8.75; golden russets, 200 count, 3.00 to I fruit that is sent and pay well for crop by withholding $60 for manure. round numbers, $60,000 worth of,

3.35: ; bright, :3.50 J () to 4.00. A few half it, too. But if, more than half the priceis JOSEPH HARRIS.Misinformation land. This money has already been
.
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hoxes of Mandarins( Hold at 2.25: ; Tangerines swallowed up in rates of freight and -- -- reinvested in land all around the
at 2.50. Full l boxes of Navels are commission' the grower and exporter) are About Florida.

:3.50; grape fruit, :3.00 to 3.50.: apt to lose heart.-Fruit Trade Journal. Florida vegetables and fruits are lake.-Juno. Sun. .

Hindquarters of spring lamb now cost this than usual. We
dearer year are Among the benefits of fertilizer
4.00 each; forequarters, 3.50 each; fancy Florida Tobacco at tho North.A .
: informed that this is largely due to farming are that it is easier and cleaner'
Vermont sausage cost 25c a i pound at retail -
Florida North
went
and country sausage from 14 to lOc. with samples West, and he grower reports as follows increased demand from the local hotels farming. Instead of the old job of.

Good Baldwin and russet apples retail at to Col. "". I D. Chipley. We clip from and boarding houses in the land handling over 500 loads of manure,

4.50 to 5.00 a barrel, and Northern Spiesat the Pensacola News: sold all my prime of the alligator. There are so many the farmer now feeds his farm with 20

:5.00; and 0.00 barrel. Malaga( grapes "wrapiwrs in Cincinnati for $1 per pound, tourists in the State that all hands loads of fertilizer. He saves the labor
retal at 40 to GOc a i>oiind. Hoe shad sold few booked fillers at 45: cents
and a would starve if the North did not shipin of if hired
the
from North Carolina waters retail at 75: but find it hard to sell fillers in the Weston one, not two, men by ,
and Wc+ each. account of their own domestic fillers, all the beef, mutton poultry but change. When somebody invents a

BOSTON KETAIL MARKET. such /Jmmer Squish Little Dutch, ter and cheese used in Florida. Even fertilizer distributor that will scatter a

No. 1 cucumbers( are 12.00 to 14.00 per etc. We bold some in Chicago and St. the fish are mainly shipped from the ton to the acre, the last piece of dirty

hundred, and not much sale for poorer Louis! and then went to Baltimore, Phil North and West. Florida furnishesthe work will be about used up. The landis
at South Carolina atlr'lphiaanel New York, and<<1 found no sunshine while the
and the
grades any price. sand growing better all the time, and the
asparagus is lower only I from 4.00 to dilliculty in selling all our fillers there. North and West supply the visitors, yields for all is increas-
0.00 a dozen bunches. Craw grown out So after a thorough canvass of[the se"encit average crops
of doors or under glass is 50 to 75c: a l I was in, I am satisfied if we will the greenbacks and the substantials of ing.
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dozen. Hothouse tomatoes are 50c a make a good wrapper we can get there.I life.-Am. Cultivator.It .
pound, and Southern 1.00 per basket, had a colored man's crop, who had 31< is a surprise to learn that 40,000to The crop of asparagus in South

which holds about four pounds. String1)eans acres in tobacco and I sold it for $800 60,000 dozen of eggs are shipped Carolina is larger this season than

are from :3.00 to 4.00 a crate. without any trouble. That man used from this State to Northern I usual, and indications point to a
Native onions arc firm at 4.00 a barrel, 100 bushels of cottonseed 1 per acre on daily Southern
larger yield at nearer points.
and Cuban arc 2.50 a crate. Leeks are light sandy soil. I had 20 acres same cities. The egg production is looked
75c a dozen. Artichokes 1.50 a bushelfor land and used 00 bushels cottonseed per upon as one of the most profitable in Prices ruling now are much lower

natives and 4.00 a bushel for French. acre. His prime wrapper brought $100 Florida and no wonder; they ship than at the same time a year ago.
Turban 3.00 to 3.00 hundred per acre and mine brought $70. His --
squash are per dozen annually which at
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pound and Hubliards from :3.50 to second; wrapjwrs brought $127, or something 15000.000
4.00 if found and ripe. Mushrooms are over $100 per? acre mine brought 15 cents per dozen-a minimum price CONSUMPTIONSURELY

71k to 1.00 a 'round; rhubarb, .grown un- less than half that amount. So you can -would produce a revenue of$2,400-
der glow, n to 12c. New York and readily see the importance of plenty of 000. Bronson is one of the princpal CURED.To .
Prince Edward's Island jxrtatoes are 80 fertilizers and thorough cultivation. Topit for THE EDITOR-Please inform Your read
points eggs.-l.etter to
low to have all the leaves one shipping ers that I have a positive remedy for the
to DOc, and Aroostook from U5c to 1.05) a HO as
Uuhhi-1. The Irish or Scotch Magnumsare ( size; 18 inches is the most desirable; Chicago Produce Trade Reporter.A above named diwaw. By its timely use
and that gives four to each leaf. .e- thousands of hopeless cases hard been permanently
about 2.25) a bag of 10$ pounds, wrappers
Jersey sweet P tfta'd at 5.00 to :;..:; a Anti then we can afford to sell our fillers sea captain says that he bought a cured. I shall be glad to send

bArr*1. Celery from 0.00 to 9.00 a box cheap, say 25: cents J per pound; that is cow two years ago for $65, a five-year- two bottles of my remedy free to any of your
readers who hare
of three dozen. Lettuce i is from 50 to what I got for my fillers. I expect to old Jersey, to please his boy. He finds consumption if they will
send me their and office
West but the fillers express post address.
75c) a dosen. Southern is i ship more wrappers
spinach! very the feed for her in return for the milk Respectfully T. A. Slocuzn H.GL.
handsome and sells readily for GOo a will have 10 go East. This I think about
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' ]' [ AN MIRACLE. those long weary months. With my swol brief outline of my sufferings, but from
OAKVILJi
. \ len limbs drawn by the tightening cords what I have told you can guess tho depthof
THE REMARKABLE CASE OF up to my emaciated body,and my whole my gratitude for the great remedy
WEATHER AND OROPS. frame twisted and contorted into indescribable which has restored me to health and
MR. JOHN W. CONDOR.
strength.Wishing.
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shapes, I was nothing more
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For tho Week ending April 3rd.
than a deformed skeleton. For three to substantiate the truth of
Western District The first days of the A Helpless Cripple for Years- long weary months I was confined! to bed, Mr.( Condor's remarkable story tho Empire -
week characterized showers Treated by the Staff of tho Toronto representative called )(r.o".
were by light after which I was able to get up,but was \ upon
and cold northerly winds; cold nights General Hospital and Discharged a complete physical wreck, hobbling \\V. James, the Oakvillo druggist referredto
and frosty mornings during the middleof as Incurable-The Story around on crutches a helpless cripple. above. Mr.[ James fully corroborated
the week; bright, warm, sunny days of his Miraculous Recovery as My sufferings were continually intense, the statements of 31 Ir. Condor. When
cloned the week. The heavy rains during Investigated by an Empire Re- and frequently when I would be hob the latter had first taken Dr. Williams'
March were injurious to corn in lowlands porter. bling along the street I would be seized Pink Pills he was a mere skeleton-a
but seemed favorable for oats, (Toronto Empire.) with a I paroxysm of pain and would fall wreck of humanity. The l people of the
which are reported in fine condition. town had long given him for as goodas
For more than a year past the readersof unconscious to the ground. During all up
Some correspondents complain that the the Empire have been given the par this time I had the constant attendanceof dead, and would hardly believe the
cold rains have caused pears to drop, but ticulars of some of tho most remarkablecures medical men, but their remedies were mans recovery until they \\ him them-
pro8i ects are still good for a fair crop. of the 19th century, all, or nearlyall unavailing. All they could do was to selves. Tho fame of this cure is now
and some orchards promise an abundant of them, in cases hitherto held by the try to build up my system by tho use of spread throughout the section and the
yield. Peaches and plums still look well. most advanced medical scientists to Ix tonics. In the fall of 1889 and spring of result is an enormous sale of Pink Pills.
Beans, peas and melons were slightly incurable. The particulars of these cases 1890 I again suffered intensely severe attacks "I sell a dozen-and-a-half boxes of Pink
damaged by frost in places. The fine were vouched for by such leading newspapers and at last my medical attendant, Pills every day. said Mr. James, "and
weather during tho closing days of the this is remarkable in a town the size ofOakville.
{ as The Hamilton Spectator and as! a last resort, ordered me to the Toronto
week.caused a marked improvement in Times, The Halifax Herald Toronto General Hospital. I entered tho Hospital And better still they give perfect -
all crops,and was very favorable for out Globe, Le )Monde Montreal; Detroit on June 30th 1890, and remained there satisfaction Mr.( James recalled
door work. Some farmers have replanted News; Albany. N. Y., Journal; Albany until September 20th of tho name year. numerous instances of remarkable cures
corn. Warm rains in the western Express and others whose reputation But, notwithstanding all the care and after other remedies had! failed. 31 Ir.
portion would be beneficial to placed beyond question the statements attention bestowed upon me while in this John Robertson, who lives midway between -
croj! #. Highest temperature 82; lowest made. institution, no improvement was notice- Oakville and Milton, who had!
37; mean, 57; average rainfall, 0.87 of Recently rumors have been afloat of a able in my condition. After using almost l been troubled with asthma and bron
inch. remarkable case in the pretty little town every: available remedy tho hospital chitis for about fifteen years. has been
Northern district:-Tho weather dur- of Oakville, of a young man recovering I doctors-of whom there was about a cured by the use of Pink Pills, and this
first of the week was windy, after years of helplessness and agony. a dozen-came to the conclusion that my after physicians had told him there was
rainy
and chilly. Wednesday was l IH.T- The Empire determined! to subject the case was incurable, and I was sent away no use doctoring further. Mr. Robertson -
haps tho most disagreeable clay ex(>eri- caw to the most rigid investigation, and with the understanding that I might remain says hU appetite had failed completely -
enact in northeastern Florida the but after taking seven boxes of
during accordingly detailed one of our l best reporters an outhido; t 'ltient. Accordingly
past l winter. A light rain fell all day | to make a thorough and impartial from September, 1890, to tho end of January Pink Pills he was ready and waiting for
and in some places ).ail occurred. At St. investigation) into the case. Acting 181H, I went to the hospital once a each meal. Ho regards his cam
Augustine then was a heavy fall of hail; upon these instructions our reporter went week for examination and treatment.At as a remarkable one. In fact Dr.
chilly northeast winds prevailed making to Oakville, and called upon Mr. John this stage I became suddenly worse, Williams' Pink Pills arc recognizedas
it very unfavorable for vegetation as W. Condor (who it was had so miracu- and once more gained admission to tho one of the greatest modern medicines -
well as uncomfortable for man. No advancement lously recovered) and had not long been hospital.where. I lay in a miserable suffer -a l perfect blood builder and
in the growth of crops was in conversation with him when ho was ing condition for two months or more. In nerve restorer-curing such diseases
apparent during the tint half of the convinced that the statements made tho spring of 1S91 I returned to Oakville, as rheumatism, neuralgia partial paralysis ,
week, but the last three days were l perfect were not only true, but that "the half and made an attempt to do something ,locomotorataxia.St.' ,
giving nearly normal temperature, hail not been told. The reporter found toward my own sUPIM[ >rt. I was given I nervous headache, nervous prostration
find) abundance sunshine and gentle Mr. Condorat work in onoof the heaviest light work in the basket factory, but had I and the tired feeling resulting therefrom,
southerly winds and crops already chow departments of the Oakvillle Basket to be conveyed to and (mom my place of ; disease \ scrofula) humors in the
marked improvement. Farmers are take Factory and was surprised, in the face of labor in a buggy and carried from the I blood such as chronic erysipelas -
ing advantage of the fine weather to what he knew of this case, to bo confronted rig to a table in the works on which I sat i etc. Pink Pills restore pale and willow -
work their crops which in many places by a strapping young f'llowof good and performed my work. In August, I complexions to the glow of health,
need cultivation. A continuation of and are a specific for all tho troubles
physique ruddy countenance and buoyant 1891, I was again stricken down and remained -i
these favorable conditions will cause a bearing. This now rigged young in an utterly helpless condition peculiar to tho female sex, while in tho
decided" improvement during the next man was he who had spent a great part until January, 189;. At this time Mr. case of men they effect a radical cure in
week in all vegetable and field crops. of his days upon a sick bed, suffering James, a local druggist, strongly urged all cases arising from mental worry,
The daily deficiency of temperature( almost untold agony. When the Empire me to try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for overwork or excesses of whatever na-
averaged about ten degrees for the representative announced the purpose of Pale People. I was prejudiced against. ture.
first four days of tho week and his visit Mr. Condor cheerfully\ volunteered proprietary medicines, as I had spent The Empire reporter also called upon
about 4 degrees, for the week as a whole. a. statement of his case for the nearly nil I possessed on numerous highly Mr. J. C.; Ford, proprietor tho Oakville
Highest\ temperature, 82; lowest, 39; benefit of other sufferers. "I am;" said recommended so-calle(1 remedies. I Basket Factory, in which Mr.( Condor b
mean, 53; average rainfall 1.48. Mr. Condor, "an Englishman by birth, had taken into my system large quantities employed. Mr. Ford said he knew of
Central District Tho rainfall for the and came to this country with my par- of different family medicines. I had the pitiable condition Condor had been .
week was generally slightly above the ents when nine years of age, and at that exhausted the list of liniments, but all in in for years, and ho had thought he
average. The temperature below time was as rugged and healthy as any vain, and I was therefore reluctant to would never recover. The curo was evidently -
normal, in some cases decidedly so, the boy of mv age. I am now 29 years of take 31(r. James advice. 1 however saw a thorough one, for Condor workedsteadily
average daily deficiency being between 5 age' and it was when about 14 years old strong testimonial as to tho value of Dr. at heavy labor In the mills and
and 6 degrees. Hail occurred in some that the first twinges of inflammatory Williams' Pink Pills as a blood builder apparently stood it as well a* the rest of
ections on tho 26th and 29th, but did but rheumatism came upon me, and duringthe and nerve tonic, and thinking that if I tho employees. Mr. Ford said he thoughta
little damage to fruit and crops. The fifteen years that intervened between could only get my blood in better condition l- great deal of the young man and was
rains where heavy retarded planting in that time and my recovery a few months ( my general state of health might l ho pleaded at his wonderous deliverance
the north portion, and crops, especially i ago, tongue can hardly tell how much I improved. I resolve 1 to give Pink Pills a from the grave and lib restoration to
corn, have not made much progress on suffered. My( trouble was brought on, I trial..ith the courage born of dispalr vigorous health.In .
account of the cold. Crops| in the southern think, through too frequent lathing in I bought a box, but there was no noticeable order tobtill further verify the statements
part are doing unusually welL Highest the cold lake water. The joints of my improvement, and I thought this made by 31 r. Condor in the nbove
temperature| ? 87; lowest, 39; mean, )body began to swell, the cords of my legs was like the other remedies I had used.) interview, the reporter) en his return to
G2 .\" rainfall, 0.94 of inch. to tighten and tho muscles of my limbs) But urged 1 on by friends I continued taking Toronto examined the General Hospital
southern District-The weather has to contract. I became a helpless cripple, Pink Pills, and after using seven records, and found therein the entries
been wetter and colder than usual for confined to lied), and for three mouths taxes I was rewarded by noticing a decided fully bearing out all 3Ir. Condor hulaald.
this time of year, which has retarded did not leave my room The doctor who change for the letter. My[ appetite thus leaving no doubt that his case bone
growth of crops somewhat but conditions was called in administered! preparations returned, my spirits began to rise, und I of the most remarkable on record, and
nave not been so abnormal as to materially of iodide of potassium and other remedies had a little freer me of my limbs, the all the more remarkable because" it bad
injure anything except on low without any material beneficial e- old troublesome swellings sulwiding. I baflled the skill of tho best physicians in
lands slight injury has: resulted from feet. After some months of suffering I continued tho remedy until I had used Toronto.
flooding. Highest temperature, 85; lowest became strong enough to leave the bed twenty-five boxes, wlien I left off. By These pills are manufactured by the
45: ; mean, 63; average rainfall, 1.03 but my limbs were stiffened and I' was this time I had taken on considerableflesh Dr. Williams Medicine( Company! Schenectady -
inches. Dry warm weather is needed. unfitted for any active vocation. I was ,and weighed as much as 1CJ( pounds.! N. Y., and JJrockvU at Ont.,and
E. H. DCMAIN, Director. then hampered more or less for the following This was u gain of sixty Annuls in a few are sold in boxes (never in loose form by
Jacksonville Fla., April... 4, 1S9J.) nine years, when I was again weeks. My joints assumed! their normal I the dozen or hundred, and the public arc
---- forced to take to my bed. This attack size, my mu .cles became firmer, und, In cautioned against numerous imitations
The Paine Fertilizer Go's office at in 1880 and sold in this shape) at 50 cents a box or
deal
was was a great more fact, I was a now man. In April I was
Jacksonville, at the suggestion of their severe than the first. My feet, ankles, able to go to work in the basket factory, six boxes for $2.50' and may be had of
New York office and their New York knees, I legs, arms, shoulders, and in fact and now can work ten hours a day with all druggists or direct by mail from Dr.
agents, will inaugurate a system of cut all of frame Williams' Medicine Company from either
]parts my were affected. any man. I often stay on duty over-
rates on all agricultural chemicals after [ and muscles became badly time without feeling any bad effects.I I address. Tho price at which these pills.
December 15th. This will be
purely an swollen, and the disease even reachedmy ) play base ball in the evenings, and are sold make a. course of treatment
experiment. You had better take ad head. My face swelled ton great size.I can run bases with any of the boys. comparatively inexpensive as compared
vantage of it while it lasts. See ad. on unable mouth 1 feel with other remedies or medical treat-
to
348. was open my ,my jaws Why, like dancing for very joy
imago being fixed together. I, of course, at the relief from abject misery I suffered -
If feel weak could eat nothing. My teeth were pried so long. Many a time I prayed for ment.TEVAPORATOR
you apart and liquid food poured down mv death to release me from my Bufferings I
and all worn out takeBROWN'S throat. I lost my voice,and could speak) but now that is all gone and I enjoy 7HE ZiMMERMAN.
i only in husky whispers. Iteally, I am un- health as only he can who suffered The.tanare-.111_
IRON BITTERS Dlffmai ilttl .t4 pr,.... IU,irt.4 Ca'''',,,tr...
:able to describe tho state I was in during I|I agonyfor years. have given you a TH;JftY*YCK2tl lKtt W..Q.t1M .......



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For the purpose of helping to better the interests of all concerned in the marketing of the crop of Florida oranges, and creating some needed reforms in the.prescnt
system of distributing the crop, I have opened an office at No. 94 West Bay street, Jacksonville, Fla. (Transportation How), and also in the principal markets of the East. ...
and West at the addresses given below.
I (firmly believe' that with many improvements on the present system, part of which are stated 1 below, together with the management, as a business man I am
capable of giving to the details of this business, that the orange crop of Florida can be disused of to bettter advantage than is the case at present. *
Believing in the auction system. I have arranged to have all shipments intrusted to my care sold at auction at each point I ship to. Each shipper's account sale
will be accompanied with a price catalogue showing the results made ;
When shippers desire I will sell here in Jacksonville, at auction or at private sale, as I may be directed. When shipping elsewhere, the condition of the various
markets will be studied and the oranges sent to which ever point promises to pay the best prices. These will be ascertained by daily reports from Boston, New York,
Philadelphia and Chicago.
AH fruits for Western markets will be started to Chicago, and diverted by my representative there while in transit, to'which ever of the other Western points
promises better prices. .
All shortage, after the fruit reaches Jacksonville, will be guaranteed by me. JShiJpers' '
wishes as to destination of fruit will always be complied with.
Stencils furnished 1 free of charge, but shippers having one bearing my name and stencil number, can use that part of the stencil, but not the part. reading
":iew York." ",

By an arrangement with the railroad and transportation companies, all fruit bearing my name will come to Jacksonville, and sent to the best market from here,
solid carloads only being made up for Western {paints, giving my shippers the benefit of the carload rate
I On receipt of the oranges here and on the same lay a check for from 75 cents to $1.00pcr box will go to each shipper, the amount of the advance l being determine
1 by the quality of the fruit and the conditions of tho various markets. shippers prefer, a draft can be drawn on me when the fruit is shipped, for 75: cents I per box, tliej
draft to accompany tho bill}I of lading. On receipt of the oranges and after examination, showing the same to be of fair quality,:I agree to pay the same. I reserve the
right to modify this matter of advances, on giving five days' notice. t
Believing that it costs fruit shippers too much at present to market their crop, 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 charges except freight and cartage, which shall bo actual. A saving of over $140,000, )'cnrlyn thus be made to the orange
growers of Florida.A .
most important reform I proirac to carry out, I call your particular attention to : The value of a shipper's brand. A name once favorably established in all our
markets is worth to each t shipi>er and grower as much as a good l reputation. Up to the present you are only known to our buyers by a stencil number-which is ah
Therefore, let every' slipper put his own name on the ends of the boxes, and this, with the stencil number win on the catalogue from which our
buyers purchase tho fruit, enabling each orange: grower to establish his name and a reputation for his fruit-which once accomplished, will mean higher results for him,
providing he have his fruit carefully and well, and !Njnds only a good I quality. As a business man, dealing largely with Spain and California, many shippers from which
fruit sections! HO established a good name for their brand, as to make it possible for me very often to tell to the buyers on the well known merits oft the brand without
weinp tho fruit I firmly believe that the' Florida orange growers' interest have' been periously prejudiced in the past by simply knowing a man and his fruit by his
stencil numlwr-which is easily for)rotton. This I propose{ to correct in the future, as stated above.
For stencils, shipping detail blanks and all further information, please call, when in Jacksonville or address .

E:. l_. GOODSEILL., ;

94 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla., Transportation Block. P. 0. Box 491. ;
Main Office 103 Park Placo, Now York.
Branches at 30 Broad Street, Boston, Mass. 1 11 and 13 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
104 South Water Street. Chicago, III.
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THE BELLEVIEW MINING COMPANY'S GREETING.:.



To the. Orwif/e Groaners uml Market. Gardeners of Florida : 10

We produce' the Leading Phosphate of the world. It is the cheai est. It is the best. It is a quick, vigorous! fertilizer. It increases the crops: _
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Till: IIKLLKVIKW MIXING COMPANY ori'Iill TIIKIIl: ItUItNT AND OHOUNII SOFT PHOSPHATE. .
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Analysis by eminent chemists show that it contains over 50 per cent of bone phosphate of lime that is availablo at once in soil water, the balance, 20 to 30 per

C'e1lt.1K'COt11t'S gradually available. Experts certify to its having a value' as plant food, green as it comes from the mine, of over $::5! per ton as compared with commercial .

acidulated fertilizer, and no danger in iU use. The analysis, of our Soft Phosphate, as given by Serge 3Ialyvan, of Ocala, is as follows :
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Insoluble Silicate and Sand.... ... .. .... .. 18.76 ] Phosphoric Acid................... .. 27.63 I Oxide of Iron ..... . ...... ........ ........ 74 I Magnesia and Soda ............ ..... ..... '::59
Carbonate Ume .. .. ...... .. .... .. .. ...... 4.56 j I Kquiv.lent to Bone Phosphate Lime..;.. ....60.701 I Aluminum ........... ....................... 2.071( ).Ioi.ture...................................... 6.33

Ho says your Soft Phosphate, referring to the Bellcview Soft Phosphate, will be soluble by gradual steep, under influence of rain water, provided it is perfectly
burnt and pulverized in f line powder. .x
Serge Mai yvan says that after analyzing samples of Soft Phosphate from different mines throughout the State that the only soluble Soft Phosphate is con
tained in an area of about six miles at and around Belleview. .
The Belleview! Soft Phosphate is especially good for peach, pear: and orange trees, grape vines and strawberries, and for cotton and corn it has no equal. ;
The analysis of our Soft Phosphate shows that every element it contains is absolutely essential as plant food, and every intelligent man will see the importance
of buying plant food at HO little cost per ton. (
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cotton over the cottonseed,while it (rave four from the sixteen row that had sod phosphate on my experiment, and your phosphate has ad.f
More About Soft Phosphate. time the yield over the same" land without any it a* I did from the next thirty row*. The corn vancedln their estimation. *
The following in regard to soft phosphate I* fertilizer. Rev. T. W )Moore of Leesburg lookedat did not dry up any for want of rain, a* the rest of Very truly your,
taken from the Gainesville Sun; this crop while in full fruitage and be said that thecrop did. lam well .leased and will use it REV P. IU HOUIAN '
t at that time that the cotton fertilized by this soft this year on all my crops/' -
That soft phosphate is rapidly gaining favor phosphate bad three times more fruit on it than
with the fruit and vegetable grower there is noon that fertilized with cotton seed. Thinking this TILLMAX, BREVARD Co., FLA., Oct. 7. 1842.
deubt. Those who have given it a test unhesitatingly estimate may have been a little high I put it as CEDAR KEYS, FLA., Dec. at, 1892.C. C. B.SMITH, President Belleview Phosphate Co.,
of it in the most
speak complimentary above but I am free to admit that he is a better Jacksonville Florida:
tens )Ir. George Saxon, writing from judge of such matter than I am," D. Smith, President Belleview Mining Com IBAR SIR-Myself and ne'ghbor think there
Tallahassee,says; J. T. Smith, writing from Levy county,nay: "11( pang: is nothing made that will compare with the
The soft phosphate referred to in the granulated put soft phosphate on sixteen row of corn last j t DBAR SIR-Yours of 17th received. It givesme Belleview Soft Phosphate! for young or oW orange
article:, containing the element of ground bone spring about a four acre field of com,on about an pleasure to state that I have used nothing but trees. Combined with potash f It U also good for
and y per cent phosphate of lime (bone phosphate average quality of the land. I broadcasted the the Belleview Soft Phosphate on my grove the vegetable a* a base. I raised the finest egg
)crude as it come from the mine. This sod phosphate over the land,after breaking it up 1 past year, nd I have been more than satisfied plant I ever saw, using Soft Phosphate (freely
sort phosphate was put upon cotton last year well at about two ton per acre. Then I bar with the resi'lt The trees are looking as wellas It wilt make orange tree fruit heavily and holq
alongside ef cotton seed as fertilizers, and the re. rowed this in. I did not measure the yield only I they have ever looked-even when used expensive the fruit Respectful'y' .' .
suit was fully,or more than double, in yield of in my cart a* I gathered it. I got as much corn fertilizer Many person have heard of G. W. ID*&&. .
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We offer this Phosphate at prices BO low that it is in reach of every orange grower and gardener. Prices, F. O. B. cars at Belleview, Florida : :

Per toms Undrlod, In Boils::, 8.1.1.00 '" .rI
er ton, DrIed, In X3illc:, &I3.OO+1 :
l 'cr ton. Bu.rra.t, Ground crud Soolced: 8"r.OO' ; ;i

Put up in :00( -pound sacks. Orders for less than one ton, l 50)() cents per ton extra. Terms, cash with. order. Send orders, and apply for further particulars

testimonials, freights, etc., to'. / .4E.
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Drilling Manure with Seeds.It THE -

1I1&MTc(( 'f.GROWEIi is quite a common experience

"V E..tf: al u Mt s w Ma that concentrated manures if put in I S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY
Ill JI Nr4.ww.
I AI ssgpiwtea4Nui ILraa with the seed with the drill help crops, I
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---- especially grain, while i if broadcastedon ,

S. POWERS, Publisher. the surface they apparently do JACKSONVILLE FLA.

l : ..... .__________ ... : : little good. This has caused much ,

TEKMS OF SUUSCHIPTION surprise as the narrow space betweenthe HARDWARE AND STOVES

For One Year ..._......................../..*2.Oo drills are quickly filled with roots ,

For Six Months...... .... .............. ..... i.oo of the growing grain, and presump ]DOORS SASH BLINDS PAINTS OILS AND VARNISH.
In Foreign Countries ..... ...... ............ 3.00 ,
tively there the manure should do e'3d' 'V I.LL SU1JPLI S.

-Subscriptions In all cases cash In advance more good than just at the point where We are State :Wo Have
No paper sent for less than that henceforth. No .- -
the seed Agents
\ it be
germinates. not 4
May Twoe
discount allowed on one's own subscription,but One and HOUSE HAY HAKES
to all postmasters and agents a liberal cash com that this difference in favor of. Horse 1
mission will be JiVeD on all subscriptions obtained '
by them. Write for terms. drilling with the seed is due to In stock.

fleets of the germination in BUCKEYEMOWERS niid 0 Pert frrttiJ.

keeping the mineral from reverting ; (i ,, s ,, The 6 foot I Is suit
PREMIUM OFF .It. into insoluble form? Large amountsof I" yt ; able for use In
To new subscriber we will send postpaid -
every carbonic acid off
,copy oWbitner's"Gardening in Florida," gas are given A eotnjtlHf lofk of ORANGE GROVES.
a valuable manual for beginners. whenever such seed grain sprouts. .11 fJ If'f'f"* and '

This is the best solvent. The first /IrtMtlr OH,'land: *.atFactory \Wrife\ for Prices.

Rates or Advertising on Application. roots take hold of the prepared solu WE CARRY A COMPLETE STOCK OF THE F.'MOUS"TEXAS

ble phosphate that they have them. : rANGE JLO'VS.9

REMITTANCES: selves prepared, and thus make a solid, A Full Line of JtrjHtlr for N,,,",..

Should be made by Check, Postal Note, Money vigorous growth. There is some car. Acme Orange Grove and Two-Horse Pulverizing Harrows, the Boy
Order, or Registered Letter, to order of
bonicacid gas present wherever young Dixie Cast Plows, and a full line of Farm and Agricultural Implementof

FLORIDA DISPATCh F.AllMEll.A1t"D roots penetrate, but it is much less in all descriptions. Agents for the Planet Jr. Horse and Hand Tools, sold

FRUIT GIW IrEn. amount than that given off in the germination at factory prices. Send for catalogues.

Jacksonville, Fla."CENTAWORD" of seed. Hence less of the -

r ___ r mineral element is put in soluble con er
dition where it has been broadcasted,
COLUMN.
. and so oniy a small part comes in con

tact with the seed.-American Culti.
To insure Insertion in this column, advertise.meats t
must be accompanied by the money. vator.
1t
Advertisements must not exceed fifty words.
Postage Stamps received in payment. -
Count every word,including name and address. n.C. Palmer. j. H. Rirenburg. A. W. Frost.
HstablUhed 1869.
have 5,000 Hart's Tardiffand Mediterranean
WK Sweet bnds, 5 to 8 feet high well Palmer, Rivenburg & Company,
branched,sweet stock at 30 cents. Other varieties .
cheap. Write for price list. Successors to O. S. Palmer.
LARK REGION' NURSERY Co., Wholesale Fruit and Produce Commission
4-S-a Auburndale, FlaP 24 #

BEAT BARGAINS 1 A bearing grove south Merchants.
v aide lake front, one mile from town, frost 160 Itrnil Strrrt, ",.,, Yorfc.OBJECTION .
proof. Also very fine strawberry and vegetableland.
Send for circulars. J. L. DERIBUX, Lake .*. d..... 1 ?.. ..
land Fla. 4-S-at I 1 -. u ry. .re

roR SALK-To Close Partnership. acres \ -iI' o ,, '"' .
fine Hammock Pine Land,half of each, high 1\ -
and healthy, good water, well and springs,
grove,mostly oranges, 700 trees,6 to la years PLANET JH. HORSE HOB WITH Li+YEn AND LEVER WHEEL.
old ; .two miles of San Antonio, five miles of I: ii- E .
Dade City. For particulars, address Postof ice .
Box: a;, Dade City. 4-S-rt ariAi4dte ..A-
IRRIGATING MACHINERYBOTH
TILE UNKNOWN PKA.-The best Cow Pea .
Have grown them for several years
|i.5o per bushel. w. H. MANN, STEAM, HORSE AND HAND POWER.
4-ft-tf_Mannville, Putnam Co., Fla.WANTED OFFEREDto
TO TRADK.-Cood Strawberry Carry a stock of Steam Pumps, Boilers

for a good Horse and Wagon. Address the unanimous approval of the Coiled Spring and Galvanized
Pipe Valyes.
Box 26, Lawtey, Fla. 484tWANTHDTo Fence. The objectors never tried It, but they i Wrought ,
make or sell springless fences, no the objection
furnishedfor
Hose Etc. Estimates
exchange Fitnvater Pear Trees will not be withdrawn.We Fittings, ,
Trees Citrus Trifo- have the consolation of knowing that all
and
Orange on Plants put in complete guaranteed -
liata roots. J. II. GIRARDEAV Monticello, Pla.. who buy or use ours are more than satisfied. I
it PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.. Hand
Adrian Mich.ANIJW 3' satisfactory. Spraying .

ANGORA GOATS for sale by A. FA YE. Faye, : Pumps of every description. Send for .
4-i-st CASH REGISTER for fas also Force
_. ;
_
------- --- '- -- of How and When to
lor spraying orange trees }j GER a Catalogue Spray.
I WILL my book, telling how to have stock MAX DRCO STORE,Jacksonville, Fla. 4-8-31
come the sex desired, to anyone in Florida Nozzles, Pipe, etc., made to order in our
for one dollar and guarantee it a ( L'LORIDA'S advantages for small investments,
purchaser is not satisfied with the Information] see "Real Estate Journal" Arcadia, Fla. machine shop.
will return the money and they may keep the f LOO per year: sample,with state map to cent \
book. W. G TlLGiiUAK, Palatka, Fla. 4.1-st -12rf. 4. ,
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EGYPTIAN QUEEN SUCKKRS-Pirst-class PIGHONS-BoughtlOld andncbanged.Write .
every particular; fifteen thousand for talc *> for what you want. Stamp for reply.
on dock at Kden; July delivery; prices, reasonable LLOYD GRANT, Lady Lake, Fla. 7-23-521 %
on application. ST. GEORGE RATHBORNE.
Beulah Place, Eden on Indian River Fla. 4-1-51 NURSERY STOCK. All l leading varieties sweet R j
------ --- ----------- ----- on sour stocks, fine,healthy cheap.
PARTRIDGK COCHINS, Pennsylvania Prize KRNEST IJOYNTON, Archer. Fla. 3-n-ut .. ;, +
layers Eggs for hatching,ft for are the I
Ij. W. S. FUNK Lawtey, Fla. 3-25-61 HALL'S RODS AND COMPASSES 4 ,
instruments made for prospectors,min
HXCUANGK-one "Poultry era and treasure seekers. Address P. & )(. DP -
WILL per" Hot Water nearly Incubator new capacity AGENCY, Box 13 Backmanville. Pa. -2-t 1: Ii
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140 eggs for 5 bushels of Whippoorwill Cow Peas. ,
W. S. FUNK Lawtt)', Fla it KNOWING our Soft Phosphate to be a valuable ,
and for the purpose of giving
(CAMPHOR TREKS-Handsomest Ornamental farmers and fruit growers a chance to test it at
** Shade Trees out ,A. J. BEACH & SON, Pa small cot we will deliver it f.o. b. can in 300- I
latka, Fla. 3.25"9tFINK pound sacks at 60 cents per sack. Cow Les&JOR -
DAN FERTILIZER Co., Barlow, Fla. 2->5-t4t
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ABBAKA and RIPLKY QUKKN pine- -
plants Write to H L BEBUAN, Or. EGGS FOR HATCHING of fifteen varieties.. .yd- ...
lando. Fla. 3*>5t FRIES.St. Nicholas > 5-t
AGENTS FOR
FOR SALK for cash,time or trade orange groves,
FOR SALK CHKAP-New Double Corn Cultirm-- and timber lands. 15. RUMLEY, Keuka, xNOVI4Es' STEAM PU11PS.
for riding or walking blades, shields, Fla. 3-n.i6tfMLCHMAN'S

etc. ERNEST_BOYNTON_ ____,Archer-___, Fla.__ 3S4t..- CONDITION POWDERS wilt All Letter Answered the nay they are Received.

SAW rMLI, MACHINKRY-For sale or ex. make any animal eat and grow fat.They have
,with or without 80 acres and improvements no equal for chickens.and are a sure cure for THE S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY
; no encumbrance or competition, salt sick cattle. For sale everywhere in Florida. ,
rood opening mill man. N. A. VCROASON, Sample packages sent by maflfor| 35 centa. w.
Late Como, Fla J54t G.TiLQHUAJf, Palatka, Fla. J..ut JACKSONVILLE. FLA.



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SAVANNAH LINE.Time PATRONIZE. A HOME ENTERPRISE.;


53 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and .

between Boston and Savannah, 65 to 70 hours.

MERCHANTS' STEAMSHIP CO. OF FLORIDA.S1eaxn.er .

OCEAN STEAMSHIPOMPANY.


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h h A
.bJ .
PCIUIIIMOgO I2eatt es I

Between Jacksonville and New York: First-claw, $,s.6o; Intermediate, f 19.00; Excursion, f.uoSOiSteera&t' ;
J 1150.

Jacksonville and Boston: Cabin, '27.00; Intermediate, ,n.oo i Excursion, 47.30; Steerage, $14.15
The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to Ian as follows:

FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK.

[Central or 90Meridian Time.] 0 0

ility of Augusta.........Wednesday March 21 1. 8.30 a.m
City of lUnulngliam................... March 24th, 11.00 a.mKansas
...)Monday March 27th, J.oop.ro
Nacoorhee..u. ................................Tuesday, March 2th, 3.00 p.m
City of J\Ultu.t..................................Friday. March jut, g.ooa.m
City of lilnnlngliam.........Sunday, April and, 6.3oa.m
Kansas CI t)'.......Tuesday April 4th 8.ooa.m
Nacoorhr*..........Friday, April 7th 9.008.111
City of Augusta.... ................................ Sunday April 9th, it.oop.ro
City of Itlrtnlngliam..........................Tuesday, April nth, 1.30 p.m
Kansas ... ..........Friday, A prlll"th. 4.00 p.m Jolan iA Christopher;
Naroorlier. .. ........................... .... .... ...Sunday April l6th, s.ooa.m
City of Augusta ................... .... .... Tuesday, April i8th 7.oop.nl
City of lllrmlngliam...Friday April 2ist, 9.308.111 WILL SAIL
Kansas City......................................Sunday, April 23d t. 12.00 n'n FIIOM NEW PIER:90> FOOT
Naroochre...... ...............Tuesday, April Mth, 2.00 p.n YOHK DESDR08FROM JACKSONVILLE.

City City of of Augusta Illrmlnghant.............?.?..... Friday Sunday,April April joth aSth, 4.00 5.ooa.m p.m SATURDAYS Nth, April ,:22nd=March RES; May HTHKET.( 11th 6th March,May:Otllo 25th; April Saturday day April March llth 18th., Friday Saturday April April&th;1st Friday Fri

FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. May isth: Friday May:SJth.

City of Savannah............................................Thursday, March aid 9.30 a.m Rates on oranges to Now York box 30o; Philadelphia) per box 3T:c: Boston per box,
date City..............................Thursday,March 3oth 4.30 p.m 40c. No charge for transfer in Jacksonville or New York states from Now York to Jack-
City of havannah. ..................,........ .. .. .......... ......Thursday, April6th 8.JOa.m Bonvillo arc'M per cent. lower than other lines. Insuranco 1-5 of 1 per cent.
(aa eCItT.....* ........... Thursday, April 13th, joopm
City: of savannah ... ..... ... ...Thursday, April soth, 8.30 a.m W. H. CHRISTOPHER, W. II. COATES, JNO. G. CHRISTOPHER,
tlat"Clty........._... Thursday. April 27th, 3-30p.ni Agent Jacksonville. Agent Gen'l Man'r,Jacksonville
FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA.This Office Pier 30 North River New York.

( Ship don NOT' Carry Passengers.)

Drssoug ...............................Saturday, March ifith. 5.30 p.m
Ilessoug.................................Tuesday.. March aSth. 3.00 p.raDtssoug Clyde Steamship Co.
................. Friday April ?th,Q.ooa.m
Hmsotig..... Monday, April ith, 6.00 p.m
I>f....oiig.Thursday. April 27 3.00 p.m
NEW YORK, CHARLESTON INN FLU f ION UNES.
THESE PALACE STEAMERS,

Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (WaycroM Short Line), offer to the
Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.
Through Ticket and Bills of Lading issued to principal 1 points North Hast and Northwest via.
Savannah. For information and rooms apply to
B. It. PRICK Soliciting Agent W. II. LUCAS. Fla. Pass.A
77 West Bay Street,Jacksonville. 77 West Bay Street Jacksonville ,
R.L. WALKER,Agent C.G.ANDKRSON Agent
New Pier No.35 North River New York. City Exchange Building Savannah, Ga
RICHARDSON & BARNARD. Agents, Lewis' Wharf Boston.W. .
L. TAMKS. Agent, 11 S.Third Street Philadelphia.
J.1>. IIASHAGKN, astern Agent S av., Fla. St Western Ry.Co., 261 Broadwa N. Y.
A. DeW. SAMPSON, General Agent W. I;. ARNOLD. Gen. Trav. Pass. Art., Jacksonville. Fla -.
306 Washington It.. Boston W. H. RIIHTT. General Agent,
For Tickets apply to S. F.& W Railway office. 317 Broadway, New York.

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IE1.The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appOinted -

NOW IS THE TIMETO to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. C.,

both
ways :
(STANDARD' II>iG)
PLANT From New York. From Jacksonville,
(Pier 99 K. R.) STEAMER Florida.

GREVILLEA ROBUSTA or AUSTRALIAN SILK OAK. Monday Mar. 27th,at 3 pm....... "CHKROKHB," ....... Sunday Apr. M,at SXIOa: m
at .... YHIASSUH.tf" ....... at
Wednesday, Mar. agth, 3 P nl. / Tuesday, Apr. 4th, 630: a m
p Friday. Mar, 31st, at 3 pm..ALGONQUINt..Thunday.Apr. 6th.at 8 oaiMonday.
April 3d<< at 3 pm........."SKMINOLK/ ..... ...Sunday. Apr. 9th at 10.30 m
The finest ornamental tree for Florida-an evergreen-always beautiful with its fernlike Wednesday,April sth at 3 p m.........."IKOQUOI ........Tuesday, Apr. tsth at iax oo n'n
leaves which when turned by the breeze show the light silky luster of the under side of each leaf.A Friday, April 7th.at 3 p m........"CII EKOKEE,"....... ThursdayApr. Ijthiat too p m
April loth,at m."YKStAS F.K..u..Sunday. Apr. i6that :
strong grower In our ..nd"loit. It is Til: ItKST tree for street or yard planting making a Monday Wednesday April nth,at 3 3 p p nl....... ""ALGONQUIN" .... ....Tuesday Apr. iSth, at 530am 4noam
handsome appearance in a very short time. Friday, April Mth, at 3 pm... .......SKMINOLK,".........ThursdayApr.aothat jgoaiupm
Single tree by mall post paid, 30 rents; 2 trees SO rents; A tree 81.0O; one Monday. AprI117that.f, .......... "IKOQUOIS"........Sunday, Apr. tad,at tinoa: m
WednesdayAprili9that s p m........."CIIKROKKK.".. .....Tuesday, Apr. 2Sth,at 12:00: n'n
dozen 19.00; 100 trrea by expressH. 812.GO. April autat 3 pro........."YKMASSK1V* ........ThurJOt ,Apr. ithat 9x0pm:
Monday L ... ..."At.rrnvrttriM" ....
April2-4th..t pm. Sunday Apr.30th,at 4oo: a mWednes1ayApnl
G. HASTINGS & CO INTERLACHEN FLA. 26th,at 3 P ns.........."SKMINOI I K,"..... Tuesday May 2C.1. at goo: a In
Friday AprilSthat 3 pm"IROQUOIS".. ..... I huralay. stay 4 hat 7xx: am
...
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B. PRESLEV & CO., Geo. S. Hacker & Son, ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE.For .

LEADING MANUFACTURER' Ors Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on

.. m the St. Johns River.
FLORIDA ORANGE DEALERS .
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09 :1 The elegant Iron Side-Wheel l Steamers t "

OK T1IKNORTHWEST ftJ c.. "CI1y: of J'o.olcson. v l11e," As. *
) ;. GOI Capt. W. A. SHAW.
_
I COC "' "
ST. PAUL, MINN. .F1.ecl'Jc DeBo..y,
Jdqu1I Capt. LEO VOQEL.
,:* I i rg 0 Are appointed to sail. from Jacksonville daily except Saturday at 3.30 p. m.,end from Sanford
I c daily except Sunday,at 9 a. m.
JAMES STEPHENS & SONS., | S -CoQ General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St, Jacksonville

o = JOHN I.. HOWARD. Florida Freight Agent foot Laura Street Jacksonville PIa.
L WHOLESALE \! o F. 31. IKONMONCJKH: .Jr., Florida PasMOgrer Agent 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville FU.MAUSHALI .
00 II. CLYDK, Assistant Traffic Manager 3 Bowling Green New York.W. .
+ .. F. Of IJ EN FAY, Traveling Passenger Agent,3 Bowling Green New York.
fJIT DERIlE S TIIKO. O. KOEK, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green New York.J. .
And Building Material.DHARLE8TON A. LKSLIK, SuperintendentToot Laura Street Jacksonville Fla. '

347 and 340 Ilroadvray, WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,

(" M.I3111 'I'r ii'V YORK.t' .. 8. O. 19 South Delaware. Atenue" Philadelphia.. S Howling Ore n, New York.





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248 THE FLORIDA DISPATCH, FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER.-

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? RATES ON FERTILIZERS AND FERTILIZER MATERIALS.

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T !TJ Paine Fertilizer: Company, in order to increase extensively their business in the State of Florida, have decided to make

.m s cr.ta on all FERTILIZERS AND FERTILIZER MATERIALS. 'Nicy have a large quantity of all fertilizer materials in stock at Jacksonville,

savi laid in a full supply of Sulphate of Potash, German Kainit, Nitrate of Soda, Animal Bone, Blood and Bone, Acid Phosphate, Dissolved Bone,

o 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 be of such a large nature that it will practically

place their goods beyond competition as regards prices. The quality of their materials is known too well to be of the very highest standing and

giving the very highest tests and valuations. Bringing their goods down in large quantities}via:: schooner, and at reduced freight rates, and handlingthem

practically without any costs for drayage, and their storage facilities being of such an excellent nn'tire, having both water facilities and a private

track connected with all the railroads, they are prepared to name prices at which others could not possibly do business at a profit, as they are branching

out into Southern, Eastern and Northern territory and increasing their business to a wonderful extent, they intend giving Florida buyers all (the

Benefits of greatly reduced prices and low purchases, they having contracted for the bulk of their goods last spring when the market ranged from

$1 to $2.50 per ton less than the present quotations.

Remember these cute commence December 1Mb and may stop at any time, therefore parties wishing to buy ut cut rates should t'Cnllln their Inquiries at once. They will never
again bo able to buy Fertilizers at these exceedingly low prices unless this company should again take u notion to cut the prices,a thing which is seldom done in fertilizer business
being attempted for tho first time by this.cnterprising company as a trial and as an advertisement.
Address all communications
toTHE PAINE I FERTILIZER I COMPANY,

60 West Bay Street Jacksonville, Fla., or to 35 llroadway. New York City, or to Messrs I Walsh & Cragin, tipccial Agents, 16 Franklin Street, New York City.


JOHN L. MARVIN, J. P. TALIAFERRO,
President. Vice-President. -_ ,
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H. T. BA V A. THOS. W. CONRAD 1 4 -
Cashier. Assistant Cashier.
7 CAPITAIi $100,000. I


/ THE MERCHANTS'' NATIONAL BANK I Bowker '




Respectfully solicits JACKSONVILLE Bonking your Deposits Business.CORRESPONDENCE, FLORIDA, Collections. and General IL L Orange Grower. I IIf



If FIRM\ FRUIT that holds on until it is
INVITED. BRIGHT
; a strong, healthy, vigorous growth of

DII2ECTOldS tt both tree and fruit are the results reported by large
John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin
Jas. P. Tallaferro, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald, I and experienced planters in Florida who are using
W. B. Clarkson, C. B. Rogers W. M. Davidson, /
Dr. H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldge. this popular Fertilizer. It supplies to the tree at the

I proper time, in the proper form, and in the proper

proportions, all the elements to bring perfect, healthymaturity. ,
p ,, TO ALL BUYERS !
01' .

.A BOWKER'S VEGETABLE GROWER and Bowi ua's To-
FANCY POULTRY.
IIACCO GROWER are also special complete Fertilizers,

r', ATTENTION: carefully and scientifically compounded for the purposes
mentioned, and are extensively used In Florida. Bow- ,
'
IIKRKAFTKR all fowls sent
KI ltts SQUARE BRAND BONE POTASH Is
fl from yards express, AND a happy

,/ ,,,. ..- w rates 11 -go at great one-half saving the to my former:cus I combination: for those requiring these ingredients.
tomers. This is by special ar Chemicals at market rates.
'rangement, and is confined to I
'fowls from my vards..
I We are the largest breeders off Send for Illustrated Catalogue, Free.
-- thoroughbred poultry in 1'lorida.Y i
r Come and see our stock or send
,for our illustrated catalogue and UOWKER FERTILIZER l A. M. BOND, CEN'L AGENT,
.
4- price list of 14 varieties. COMPANY. J SAVANNAH GEORGIA.
(; Poultry supplies of all kinds.
-- I: Incubators and Brooders, Shell
and Done Mills. Clover Cutlers
:w Wire Desiccated' Fish andBoiled
Netting
1'
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t, ,..,
Blood and Done to make:
r. hens lay.
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EGGS TO HATCH. USE ONLY FERTILIZERManufactured

'I s'-.. E. W. AMSDEN, by the

? ..: _. Ormond, FU L.L B. Darling Fertilizer Co.
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JOHN CLARK SON & ,
CO.
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OF PAWTUCKET, R. I.

.
MINIMUM1 NO OTHERS GIVE EQUAL RESULTS.
GROCERS AND COMMISSION
0. B. WEEKS, State Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.,

No. H ISostwIck lllock Corner Kay and slam Streets
---DEALERS IN--- *
!Send for Pocket :Memoranda Hook. I
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Coal Hay Grain Wines Liquors Cigars Tobacco Etc. E-tahlhla..118GO. A.A.Geroe. W. B.Geroe.

Established 1870.
3ACICSONVILLE, LI LA. EDWARD ROBERTS
,
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A. A. GEROE & SON.,
1'IUCK LIST OF WHISKEY.
AGENT FLORIDA FRUIT KXCIIANGK.
P.rk.r..t 75 J. Slartln II'e.:1 00 505, 507. 509 Monroe Street
Orange Valley........................... 2 oo Virginia Cilades .............. ......... 4 00
Spring Yallvjr...... ..................... a ftO Old llourbon........................... 5 OOKentueky WHOLESALE COMMISSION FRUIT .
North Carolina Corn. ........... 2 SO Sonr Marsh .... ............ 5 00 TOLEDO, OHIO.
Clifton Club ........5.5................ Old ISakerBlontrose ................... ......... tT 00 AND VEGETABLE.Prompt .
Velvet..'.....,......... .SO 00 -Importers and Dealers! in-
Jar Extra; One gallon,sue; two gallon,soc.; three gallon,750. Remit[by post office(money Returns.
order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C.O. D. to dry town. Stencils on application. Fareila sad Domestic Fruits ml
A complete price list of Groceries,and Wine List,sent free on application. \( fnfatt. ,
> 330 and 338 North Delaware Are., .
JOHN CLARK, SON fe CO. PIlJLADEL1 s ; : >>1-I.lA, Y. PA. FLORIDA FRUITS A SPECIALTY. 1



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