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Florida farmer & fruit grower
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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: May 20, 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
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
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System ID: UF00055765:00281
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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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JACKSONVILLE FLA., MAY 20 1893. tt.Hole No. 12(10 :.ti' .H>:Itllat_
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SOUTH SIDE M'F'G CON QARNBTT Wt1OLESAI-C Bi S BARNETT BROS' .


FRUITSDEALERS IN-

Petersburg, Va., Gt11CAG0

FLORIDA DRill DES.

Manufacturers of Virginia Ventilated Fruit Carriers for Tomatoes,


Strawberries, Peaches and Other Truck. We rl'I 'ctfull.r solicit hhipmenta of Fine J.Fruit Brut assure our
(patrons prompt
shipments.anti clHcient service. Wo aak t all interested to write for information and forward ;

ALL DELIVERED MADE UP READY FOR USE. We refer, by ixTiiiission, to A. M. IVCH, Es.p.,Jacksonville, Ha.; National Shoe
and Leather Hank, New York; Commercial Loan Co.
the
Chicago Volusia
"" .- -Send u_ __.for__Illustrated. _ Descriptive_._ __ Catalogue* mid price __ ___ Bank of DeLnml.- -- Flu. ; County
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TREES AND PLANTS WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO.,



K-iM" South.| adapted to Florida and sub-tropical section*. I...rcht' stock and nreatcut Variety Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers
in
the
Two hundred and i
fifty acre in Fruit Nursery; one acre under claw. Fruit, Orna
mental and Nut Tree, ,
Grapevine, Palms, Roses, Shrubs, etc. l rytliliifr b for the orchard and ,
garden. Catalogue free. zsis wiSM'r JJA.Y
Address P. J. UIiRCI MANS. Fruitland Nursery, Augusta,Ga. 4r.9 JACJCMONVILLI IMWV.n aWe
N. D-We offer a fine lot of Camphor Trr.*n and H.*d l Cntl (Gauna all
y
pot Handle
grown. Only the Best
, lo-2C-6moa. and Most Reliable) Seeds. A Comple Stock of
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DO YOU KNOW S.W: Important} ECONOMIC Wheat, Grits, Meal,

.,,'yam 44 their opia and warm climates of the FRUI, r I world7! Cotton Seed Meal Both

a 1 DO YOU KHOWte .the ache was meust.fready broached bv our ltorticua ,. Bright and Dark..
in A LIVING :
our .ta Florida people to FACT
t up
4 S the times know this, and are quietly taking advantage of the opportunity STAT It AGKNTH FOR PURE{ GROUND
BONE
of getting rare plants of us. We
3 can supply Aloe Ilamboo, Camphor, Cinnamon -
Coffee. Dalbergia, Hxcoecaris,FICUH, Gamboge Hemp(Sisal), Iron Tggert-Allen Fertilizer Co.
bark Jujube', Kola, J
Logwood Mahogany. live,Orange Pepper | NITRATE SODA ;
Quercus, Rice-paper, Mrychnine. Tea, Upas, Vanilla. Waxmyrtleylov '
Nss- ma, Yucca, Zingiber plants and hundreds of others. Star Brand f Fertilizers
Send for our large catalogue,which tells all about it.KKASOMU. ', iffF' MURIATE OF POTASH

GUARANTIED; ANALYSIS. 9K
; HUOS., ()..ceo, Fin. SULPHATE POTASH, I
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- Orange and k
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CONCH PEAS FERTILIZE
These Fertilizers have no superior In the market,and a trial will convince.
Send for Catalogue free.FLORIDA.
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THE GREATEST VINE-PRODUCING PEA GROWN.

If you want your ground covered during the hot summer month, you can FRUIT EXCHANGE

do no better than plant this variety. Plant one quart per acro.Our -- -- --- 9!
An I Incorporated Homo Association! of Orangw flrower for rl
marketing Florida Fruit
Mt"oolc 14 J. roo froaai 'V& :)".II"' best advantage--AUTIIUUIZEI: CAPITAL *3WlU). to the JC

Pint, 20 cents; quart, -10 cent, post-paiil; p peck, 1.00; bushel, $3.75, b order.IIOX Write MATKKIAK-Tbo for price list and Exchange terms i to fully prepared to supply t Iwiwi and paper on

freight or express, not postpaid. -: OFFICERS jOKO. --
: K.PAIIIMANK8. President.. D. OURE 'r.R.\F. Vice-President. _
..LIIKUT M. I 1\'tS.Jen'l Mgr.and Treas. 31. P. TL'HNKit.: See l .
rcta
Large Stock of Whippoorwill, H. Q. HASTINGS & CO IMUKCTOUS-Oco.) : It. Kulrlmnk, AlachuaCo.; E.G. Hill. IJ rad ford CO.: Dr. t.:17. i E.: Pratt
Unknown Peas Ullst! +ro Co. John C. :
Clay; aUI.soper | ; Lave Lake Co.; IIy Crutcher Orange Co.; IX (frecnl'eaf. Duval Co.
bushel f. o.b, n. M(. llaer, Huval Co: A. Urad)'. (Hrevanl! Co. F. .8am :IM>n, Marion Co.; C. V. Illllyer,:
Interlachen, Fla. Johns Nassau Co.Co.;;O.John W.IAncsster.olultaco.'J.e.'clot.anateeCo.)(. Ilryant Onccola Co.; II. Htitchinson. Putnam. Co.; 31. B. Moreman( St. J

------- - '. Address ail eorresiiondcnce' to the Florida Fruit Exchange Jacksonville Fla. Stencils,
with full "
packing. and shipping instructions,furnished on application."
CIRCULARS OF ._ :
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SUNSET HILL NURSERIES NURSERIES OF THE


Contain a lit and description of the Choicest and Mot! Profitable \-arieties of the Citrus Milwaukee Florida Draqge Co. .,
"'sHir.which we hare selected from orer one huuured& difierent varieties grown, and tested by us
ia
Nt extensive experience of seventeen years We carry one of
Selected strains of Choicest Varieties of Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty.
The Largest Stocks of Citrus wTrecs in the United States. Our stock is large aud Dudding-Wood for sale at all times. ]
complete. PROMPT ATTKN riON TO COKRKSPONDKNCK..
For t-ulugue and Prktaddrt"U
Send for dreuL Address R. W. P 1 E R C .
A. L.
iI' *un et Hill, Lake Co.,Kla, R DUNCAN, Manager, Dunedin, P1&.

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330 THE FLORIDA} FARMER AND FKUIT-GKOWKU. .


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'l'IIE EUllEI1INSECTICljE '



IT WILL DESTROY THE THRIPS I ,

of the bloom causes them to drop and the fruit to wither and die.It .
Which feeding on the oil of the petals and stamins ,
by
of the of 1892!): rusty. It will improve the quality and appearance of the oranges,
will kill the Rust Mites, which have made more than one-half the oranges crop qnaliti It will destroy the Spider (Six Spotted :Mites\ ). It
to ltd carrying
of land* fully equal to that of the l>est: hammock, without injury of the pineapple, blight of thetomato
making the product pine } the Worm which attacks the fibrous roots, causing the root knot of the peach, blight
will kill the a ovin? Scale Insect. It will destroy

and the foot rot of the orange.It .
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giving the trees a healthy appearance.It .
the 1\I11llichcn growth,
will destroy fungus
that it will cost.
fc Cincinnati,) says, return )'ou ten dollars for every one the roots. Use
will, UH Mr. Axline (Axline Markly month the reason. For root diseased, saturate the ground as to wet
each during
Spray when the trees are in bloom and repeat as often OH once

one quart to three pints in fifty gallons of water. for barrels and half barrels.
20 cents gallon
reduced from 30 to per
the price will be
1893
SPECIAL.-On the first of January,


Spragincj! Outfits(:) in Great Variety! at ITJanufactureps' Prices.A .


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

E. BEAN Jacksonvile Fla.
Correspondence Solicited. ,

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SULPHUR SOLUTION



(INSECTICIDE)


discovered for destroying the insects infesting the orange tree, and is a sovereign
Is the most effective compound yet
of caustic corrosive or poisonous -
free from all substances a ,
and Being
fox the various forms of fungi on trees plants.

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


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


given perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application.For this the trees should be sprayed for
of water. When used at strength
Rust Mite use one quart to fifty gallons
frets
in
item of spraying
Where labor constitutes the principal expense
the season.
month through
the Rust Mite twice a the
of solution to gallons of water, ai
Insecticide full strength viz.: One gallon 50
at
the ,
and to use
It is better cheaper the
In
to touch them. using
if the solution should not happen
the Insecticide will\ kill the Rust Mite even
fumes from
from one-
the cost
it will save three or four sprayings through the season, thereby reducing
Insecticide at this strength it
of Sulphur. If used in this manner
Other Preparation
Possessed by no
third to one-half. This is an Advantage

will also kill the other insects that may be moving on the trees.
for sent on application.
of water. General directions using
to fifty gallons
For Red Spider and Scale, use one gallon

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. .


MASTER & MILLER. San Mateo and Citra. Fla.





c ; 4 SAVANNAH, FLORIDA & WESTERN RAILWAY


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r :) THE .?. FLORIDA '?. DISPATCH + LINE (-


WITH THE MAGNIFICENT CONNECTIONS.


The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South.


between Tampa and Sanford;S., 1*.&W. Ry.between Jacksonville.Gainesville. ,
The Attention of shipper U directed' to the Plant S. S.Line between Havana Key West and Tampa and Line South between Florida Savannah Railway, Philadelphia,Boston and New York, and Merchant and Miner
Steamship
Bainbridfe. River Junction: and Savannah;Savannah; and Charleston and Ocean line between all point.in Florida and all point North and Northwest.
Savannah: and Baltimore. The best equipped l, fastest and mot prompt
ru n'p rtatfoa Compiny between Following Uuparalleled Connection S
llrrrlver and Slili |>*r* Will Profit by the SOUTH JIOt7Y/J.

.follyISOITA7). North and West via" Albany, Balnbridjre, letup
fast freight service from all points*
West via Albany Jesup, Balnbridge and Double daily train. both via Gainesville,Jacksonville,Callattatty >
Double daily f&*t freight service for all point and Savannah to all point in Florida; fast freight
Savannah. all K*stern, Interior and han and Live Oak New
all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to fleet steamship of the Ocean Steamship Company .Ula\l'ro"\
font freight' week b"th. .
ship a
,Baltimore, Washington and Providence. Four Monday and Wednesday.ctiday
Saturday
Philadelphia for Savannah Friday
New York, Boston North River,)direct
Coast point including week for New York via Ocean Steamship Company leaving Savannah York(New Pier 33. Savannah Steamship Company's steamer will leave Baton Jan 5,11,10 and*S,
connection and
a
Four : The Boston all
t train*/or point
with fast freight
Monday and Wednesday making connection on the dock at Savannah
*,Saturday Savannah direct
Merchant and Miner Transportation Company.
,via
Two connection*a week for Baltimore and Saturday. in Florida. Co.,leaving Philadelphia Jan.a, I a,aa,every ten day
vU Steamship
leaving Savannah every Wednesday leaving Savannah Jan. t From Philadelphia Ocean
via Boston and Savannah Steamship Company via New York to havannah.
Connect km s for Boston from regular sailing day Co., Tuesday and Friday.
Uncn'Tranlportation every .
and a6 From Baltimore via Merchant and )
5 it 19 via Ocean Steamship Company leaving Savannah > .for all in Florida.Sailing .
Connection*for Philadelphia every ten days (making close connection with S.,F.& W. Ry. point
Jan. 7 17 atm rth.: notice. I"
day for Steamship are subject change without Florida. For full particulars, rates, stencils and shipping
route;from all points North East and West to
The'Florlda Dispatch Line is the quickest and best freight

receipts apply to any agents of the above lines, or to Ga. W. 31. DAVIDSON, O.D.II..eDSer A=t.,Jacksonville, Fla
Savannah, Ga. F. II. I'ATY, Division Freight jignt.Savannah. Jacksonville, Fla.
Manager
O. P. OWENS.Traffic J. U. STEPHENS, Contracting Agent
F S. KNIGHT, Contracting Freight Agent Jacks unUI., Fla.


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JACKSONVILLE'S NEW PUBLIC BUILDING, .

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Northeast corner Forsyth and Hogan Streets. "


' Wic, United States Congress appropriated $2 5,000 for the site and building. The brick work was commenced

November 6, 1892. Built of Georgia marble ; walls completed to the third story.

Contractors. C. Green Company, of Chicago, 111.

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and Orchard.Editorial they be hard, one can depend upon foot of account-sales. They admit Orange Culture.Mr. .

............ them for fine frui s. Eager growers, they yet have a few crates on hand- Irving Keck writes in the Bar-
-- rf-"'- desiring to riHi their fruits in the one month after receiving them-"in tow Courier: Having decided on the
Notes. earliest markets, not only run the risk bad fix Could ihey not have sold branches you will combine with the
CROPPING THE PEACH ORCHARD. of losing everything, but they give a them any day after "assorting" for oranges, secure lands adapted to your
This is a bad thing to do in the sum- bad name to the whole lot of early $2.: .75 or 3.oo by the box ? Are we to views near a station, say within a mile,
mer.'e have in mind a young or- fruits. If they would fully appreciatethe infer from this account-sales that they if possible, for oranges are heavy and
. chard that was a beauty, had reached fact that nothing is gained by have retailed these eighty-eight boxes transporting long distances over sandy
a point where it would produce three such methods they would wait a few by the dozen, suffering many to rot for roads is a big tax.I .
pecks to the tree, when the owner days longer until the peaches were in want of ventilation, accounting only should choose for my use the best
raised a crop of oats in it one year, better condition. for the good ones sold a month after quality of flat woods land. Examine
and from that it steadily went bark Another fact about the early peaches receipt, by the box, for less than they carefully by digging; see that there is
and in less than two years he dug it which makes them so poor is that theyare were worth in the open market ? By no hard pan within say six feet of the
up. Like the orange in the thin soils very often neglected more than the the motto on their letter heads, surface; yet the pines tall and thrifty
of Florida, the peach searches far and regular late crop. Some say that the "prompt and reliable returns," ship. and a heavy growth of grass. Theseare
wide for nourishment and that closeto peach can thrive on very thin soil, pers would scarcely expect such a all indications of good land.
the surface ; and to sow among the and many orchards have to do this, course. Fence with a good wire f fence; stakeout
trees such a rapid-growing and heavy. but to get good results the soil must Had they been sold in the open I rows 33 feet apart; plow strips
feeding crop aa oats simply means be fertilized. The peach needs potash market upon arrival, it could not say 16 feet wide; if possible plow twice,
starvation to the trees. In some Cal as much as the potato, and when early I have been worth while to repack, as throwing toward the center each time.
ifornia paper! we have forgotten crops are given sufficient quantities of all had been selected with special care, Now set your stakes for your rows,
which one, we read not long ago a this substance the fruits will ripen ear packed by two packers noted for care and if any trees come in the rows cut
similar experience with alfalfa. lier and in better condition. In fact, ful handling. My trees are noted for them out but leave all the rest of the
MARKETING PEARS AND })LUMS.- the earlier the peaches the heavier the health and vigor; the fruit was ex timber standing green. I would not
Growers of pears and plums exhibittoo fertilizer should be, for this tends to ceptionally fine, had not been injuredby let a man cut the timber off a young
much neglect in picking, handlingand force and hasten their growth. An cold, for even now oranges are to grove for me if he would offer to do
packing fruits (for market. A correspondent eminent Florida grower says nothingwill be found on the tops of half of the it for me for nothing and board him
of the American Garden paint the cheeks of a peach like grove left as culls, none yet being self. You are now ready to set out
picks all his summer pears while yet potash. spongy. They were less than a weekin your grove. The old question of
quite hard. They will ripen rapidly THE DROPPING OF ORANGES.Our transit. Oranges shipped from here seedlings or budded comes up as usual.
when once packed, mud. more so thanis I correspondents note a good deal of same dates brought net: March nth, Well, to be safe let's straddle the fence
generally supposed. Rou,;h handling this this spring; with some it has not $1.76 ; March 20th, $2.00; March and say forty seedlings and a hundred
should be avoided. Each spec! ceased even after the oranges reachan 27th, $2.25. So these eightyeightcrates and sixty buds. You see I am allow
men should be handled individually inch in diameter. One of them should net at least $176, on ing forty trees to the acre and five
in picking, the basket conveyed in a calls our attention to the fact that the which I received to-day 1245. They acres, for you will remember our pocket
spring wagon to the packing house or oranges in dropping leaves its calyx were so firm and nice we expected at book is not very robust and we are in
shed, with as little exposure to the sun on the stem, whereas a young orange least $200 from them. it for success and not for show. Of
as possible, and there allowed to cool that falls from the tree generally M. J. HINE. buds I would put in four varieties, one
before being placed in the shipping brings away the calyx with it. This Rye, Manatee Co., Fl.. very early, of which I am induced to
package. would seem to indicate simply that THE LETTER. think Boone's Early is the best, with
When in condition for packing fruit the oranges this season are dropping I I perhaps Foster and Early Oblong as
should be sorted by hand directly into later than usual, when they have Afr. Af.J. Hire, Rye Fla.: second choice, Jaffa or Majorca for
barrels or boxes. Carefully place the become sufficiently matured: to develop DEAR SIR-Your shipment of twen third selection, Mediterranean Sweet
pears in layers, observing uniformityof the line of separation which ty.two boxes oranges jnst received.We late, and Hart's Tardiff very late.
size and quality in all packages.A I would be followed when the fruit hope to get you good prices for The Mediterranean Sweet might be
full sized barrel should never be dropped from ripeness. them, as the market is in good shapefor replaced by a Blood, say Ruby Maltese !
used for a choice quality of pears, especially CULTIVTION IN DRY WEATHER.-It desirable sizes. All sizes from 150Sup Blood, or DeColma.
in hot weather. is a well.known scientific fact that, are in fine demand, and we hopeto If I could have my choice, it wouldbe
realize from $2.75 to $3.00 box forty of each of the following va
Many varieties of plums ripen unevenly during a long dry spell, the soil mois- per
for all sizes as above. We would rieties, viz.: Seedlings, Boone's Early,
,and trees of such variety shouldbe ture rises from below and escapes at your
picked over several times, so as to the surface, bringing up with it min suggest that if you have any fine stockon Jaffa, DeColma, Hart's TardilT. The
have the fruit well colored and ripened. eral matters carried down by previous hand of( smaller counts-1 505, 765, seedlings I should not want less than
Zoos or above-that do not hesitate i J inches in diameter and the budsat
you
The plums !should be picked into baskets rains and leaving them near the sur-
provided tor the purpose, with Lee. Hence the other fact, often to ship here at once, as nearly all least two years old on four to six
such care as not to disturb the bloom, observed, that trees and plants makean of the oranges in this market now are year old stocks and the stocks sour.
which is attractive and often adds more unusually rapid and thriftv growth large sizes. It you have a carload Now don't you listen to any of this
to the market value on the fruit standsin right after a drouth, on account of the which you want to ship, you can ship talk of trees 15 to 20 feet apart. I
the cities. When picked, plums accumulation of these mineral matters them and draw on us for at least $1.50per have never seen a man in Florida yet
should go into the shed or the packing near the surface. Now, a surface box. say, "I wish my trees were closer,"
into Please answer at once, as we arc sat but I have known dozens to say, "I
house, and be so carefully layered which is frequently stirred does not
baskets or packages that when the permit as rapid evaporation as one isfied that our market will give you wish they were only farther apart!"
air. more for oranges now than any other A grove when twenty years old looks
cover is attached they shall be which retains its crust ; hence cultiva.
different from what it does when
tight and shall stay in place. It will tion will tend to this extent to retard market- the country. very
often be found economical to use bas the rise of the fertilizing mineral mat. Act quick, and govern yourself ac you put out the little trees.

kets of different sizes, holding five, terse But the compensating benefitsto cordingly. TIME FOR PLANTING.
fifteen each. Fruit that will render this J J. "'. PHILLIPS & Co.
ten or pounds vegetation frequent I prefer November to March AsI
is rather too ripe should be shippedin stirring of more value than the mineral TilE ACCOUNT SALES. transplant I give plenty of water,
small baskets. This is often true elements which might be inducedto I then mulch, and if it does not rain so
with laage, fine, fancy fruit of all sorts. rise by the lack of cultivation. Account sales by J. W. Phillips & i as to wet the ground in a week, they
The basket is in The wise soil-tiller will hesitate Co., wholesale commission merchants:
io-pound growing not to I get two buckets more to the tree; and
favor annually, yet for second grades choose in favor of the tillage.An Received 22, 26, 40 boxes of or- whenever the leaves show sign of curl
or cheap or common varieties the 1 5- -e---_ anges, and sold for account of M. J. ing, I water till the rainy season sets
pound basket is used to best advan Unsatisfactory Transaction. Hine, Rye, Florida: in. Take great care of your trees
tage. Editor Fanner and Fruit Grower: ATLANTA, Ga..April 14, I&J. from the time they are taken from the
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EARLY PFACHES>.-Too many of Have just received the most unfair, Sales,, .4 30 dozen boxes orange.orangesSalct ... .... |78 80 70 ground till they are back in it again.
these are picked when half ripe, and informal and incomplet account sales, Total .. -17905 Don't leave them exposed to sun or
long before they have obtained the which I inclose ; also their letter of Charge+ wind for a moment. Sprinkle! sprinkle

natural peach flavor. Now all fruits March 16, by which I was induced to Commission Kxprea ....................... f$7* to i.- 66 oo sprinkle! Many trees are practi-
must be picked before they are dead make two heavier shipments. As you cally ruined in the transfer.
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ripe, but very few can stand picking notice, nothing is said of bad order, Net proceeds.ales. | 43 Our grove now set out. Go into
before they have reached maturity. and they should have apprised me Remarks: Balance of this stock lost the woods, rake pike pine straw, wire-
Peaches especially must reach their upon receipt of a lot in bad order, in assorting, except a few boxes now grass, palmetto and anything that will
natural size and most of their color whereas, I have not a word of complaint on hand. The last two lots of these make mulching. Coat the groundover
before they are picked. Then, though until to-day by "remarks" at oranges came in bad-fix. for six feet on all sides of the

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tree. Give each tree half when the surface soil is Tho Mango.A .
say a poundof crop pulver invested before :any: returns can be expected
Mapes'\ or any other first class fertilizer ized while moist after heavy rains, to sharp white frost does but little and for 'two years longer till

and your trees will need little prevent crusting, no matter how free comparative damage, except to young the yield will more than pay 'for the

cultivation till say November when from weeds or how large the crop may trees and bloom. A cold wind or cultivation brings the cost of each

the mulching should be raked back, be, if the cultivation is shallow, by retaining frost will blight most of the bloom if it acre, when taxes :are: added for eachof

the strips plowed turning under all moisture in the soil.-La. comes at a certain:: stage of bloom. The the five years, to nearly $tooo per
weeds and trash and getting the groundin Planter. variety in most common cultivation is acre. .
shape for winter for if the groundis the
-- ---e-- common or "turpentine" mango, 2. When the trees are grown :and:
bare the trees will not suffer as they Another Experiment Station. really one of the most inferior kind begin to yield fairly, fertilizers of different
would if there is under them
mulching but much better than
grown no mango
The newspaper reports of the legis kinds are required to the extent
Let trees make low
keep all.
your tops; at
lative Tallahassee o'', $20 or $30 acre.
proceedings at have say per
the knife and of
saw out them In made
exceptto 1885 an :attempt: was by
take out dead wood for if a cold been voluminous but not particularly Rev. D. G. Walls, of Pinellas, to introduce 3. Then there:are: certain drawbacks
luminous. The Tallahass can has which must be and
anticipated ::
prosvided
snap comes you want every leaf you some of the delicious Indian
discovered and printed the text of( for. winds and sand
a High
can get to help shade and protect the varieties (the finest mangoes in the
trunk of the tree. bill introduced by Dr. J. L. Gaskins, storms, which cast the (fruit to the
world are said to grow in India), many
of Bradford county, as follows: ground or seriously injure it by bruis
About the first of March you will entirely without fiber in the pulp, and
need to begin working your grove Section i. That there shall be established of such exquisite flavor that they arc ing, which render wind breaks a necessity -

again. Run over it with a harrow at some suitable and con held in high esteem by every one. consisting of eucalyptus and

and let the most of your cultivationbe venient point near the United States A Wardain case was sent to Mr. cypress trees, which not only cost a
with harrow Sugar Experiment Station, situated at good deal of money ami labor but
a only plowing in the Watts from Calcutta, containing:: eight
fall to keep under the grass. Keep Runnymede, in Osceola county, grafted plants of the two best sorts- occupy a part of the land. Insects .
the grove clean till the rainy season Florida upon such lands as the Commissioner Bombay and Malmade. They were and scales of divers sorts infest the
in of Agriculture selectof trees, :and: must be destroyed by spray
season sets and then let it go till may nearly three months on the passage
fall. Mulch and you will need but the lands granted the State ol and when the case was opened five ing or fumigation, which is expensive.In .
little Florida by act of Congress I these ways the net receipts are often .
commercial fertilizer, but keep approved were dead and another died soon after -
that dark September 28th, 1850 an Agricultural much less the gross amount offeredfor
bright green on the trees all and the two remaining plants were
the time.I Station for the purpose of growing all starting nicely, when the freeze des the fruit. The fact that prices vary::

am more and more convinced that kinds of plant life, including Cinchona siroyed them entirely. Since then not a little from year to year is also a

we plow too much; and were it not Logwood and Camphor, Olive other attempts have been made to in very important item in estimating the

for the risk of fire and frost I would and India Rubber trees also Vanilla troduce the best varieties, and it is Average income for several years. An _
mulch and Tea, Coffee. Jute New Zealand flax other matter of supreme importance
quit plowing. But I am probable that many of them have been
afraid to have so much stuff on the etc. on muck land and for publishing successfully transplanted to Florida enters into the calculation. I refer to

ground all the time. and circulating the results of such soil. The mango is propagated from the intelligence, experience, assiduityand

After three years, if the cold has cultivation, the station to be operated seed, and by inarching (or grafting as vigilance of the orchardist him.

not laid you out, you will begin to get under the supervision of the Commissioner it is often wrongly termed It is self.

some fruit; at five years you will beginto of Agriculture, and under such claimed that the seeds lose their vitality

get quite a good deal; and from rules, regulations and conditions as in a, few days :after: being .taken For Old and
that on you should get enough to pay may be prescribed by the Trustees of from the fruit, and this fact makes it Young.

the expenses of the grove; at ten years the Internal Improvement Fund of difficult to obtain seed of the best va TattVi LI 1M1N urt as kindly on therhlldttiotleltrnte

. you ought to be getting a revenue fromit the State of Florida. rities from foreign countries, but our old age,na upon the female vigorous. or iuuu.Infirm

that will increase from year:: to year. Sec. 2. That for the purpose of car experience does not bear out this as

----.- rying out the provisions) of Section i sertion as we kept seed from four to '

Cultivation as Drouth.a Remedy Against of this :act and to create 'a fund for six weeks and had them germinate TntfsPiIIsnive

the establishment and maintenance of splendidly.The .

The following simple experimentsare said Agricultural Station, and for the process of inarching is, of'
stated as showing effect of meth further and slow and laborious and ,
drainage :: reclamation of course, : only
lone to the weak stomach, bow-
ods of cultivation
upon moisture in I the lands set :apart for that purpose, employed in propagating the best va. I I eta* kidney* and blacleler. To these
the soil. Mr. Francis Watts, go\'ern.1 the Trustees of rieties. When orcauIhcir ftlrc'iiBtlteitlnt qualities
the Internal Improve. (froll seeds are planted I j I I' are wonderful
riiu+iiiff them to per
ment chemist at Antigua, W. I., ment Fur.d of the State:: of Florida are they soon appear above the ground. form their '''1I.tUunll..1070utb.

placed damp soil in two tins of simi hereby authorized and directed to set The p nl, or shell, encloses from two Sold Everywhere.

lar size and shape the weight of soil apart one hundred thousand acres of to ten separate germs, each of which Office 140 to Washington, St., N. Y.

and water being the same in each, the land granted the State of Floridaby may make a tree if the plants are ..
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the soil in one tin being compact the act of Congress of September taken:: up and divided during the first

like badly tilled soil, in the other loose 28th 1850, to be sold at such pricesas year's growth before they have timeto Whether quaffed

and porous. Both tins were exposedto may be fixed by the Trustees, and grow together; though all are compressed from a vessel of
the sun alike, and then weighed. the proceeds thereof to be expendedby into one apparently solid ker
tin, glass or gold;
At the end of three
the
days loose the said Trustees of the Internal nel, they may readily be separated There '
soil had twelve and a half per cent. Improvement Fund in carrying out without damage to each other, but 'snothingso \ _.

more moisture than the other. the provisions of Section i of this act. more usually after the plants are up. good for the young
At the Experiment Station at Garden or the old-as
The seeds
Sec This germinate more readily I' .
3. :act: shall take effect .Wa
City, Kansas, six boxes filled
were its the shell or outer coat of the seed is
immediately and
with loose soil the weight being the upon passage approval
removed before The i
by the Governor.It planting. processof ; Hires'Root
same three of the boxes were lightly
; ( is the with
will be observed that Dr. Gas- inarching as case most
mulched with straw, all were alike ex fruit hastens the time of
trees '
kins has not called for the expenditureof fruiting.
posed. After several weeks the boxes of the funds the In Florida, however, seedling mangoes
any public ; stationis
were again weighed the mulched ; Beer
to be usually bear two or three years sooner
supported entirely by the sale <
boxes having at the rate of nine tons _
of and lands. than they ar? reported as doing in
swamp submerged
more moisture per acre than those most other countries where the t A delicious health.-
mangois
not mulched.In Of the three stations already in the grown always producing fruit the giving thirst-satis ,
a second experiment the six State one is devoted entirely to sugar
fourth or fifth year, and often even the fying beverage. A j
the second to citrus fruits and f
the
boxes were again filled with soil alike
third year from the seed.-St. Peters temperance drink for
and weighed. In three of the boxes third, so far, to tobacco :and: cereals. Home. -

the surface of the soil was kept loose This proposed semi tropical station burg ten perance_ people.A '_ ... .
and pulverized while the others were therefore, has an excellent opening for Orange Culture in California >sc JM"Wag mattes 5calloM. ----
Sold and Enjoyed Everywhere.
allowed to become compact. After doing some valuable work. N. Armiston, I D. D., LI.. D., thus

several weeks the boxes were again - -- -- -- -- writes in the Rural Californian: --

weighed, and it was found that surface i. The cost of land, which in favorable T..I". '"""T ,11.U'lllNKIK Vntid
cultivation had retained more moisture 'localises' : TOO..* 'in the world for
will be, say $300 per B4 OREWELLS .ucceediq bualAeu-a1.o
in the soil than mulching with straw. SPRAY.4 acre preparing the land for planting Horso Powors,

In Kansas it appears to be true "zJ and planting the trees will cost $150 Stoam Engines,

that if the surface soil is allowed to MADE BY more, and the expenditure incurred in Pumps &VaIvo8,
t
become crusted or packed, the crop' THE DEWING CO,SALEM, 0, cultivation and care of the trees for the DRILL I Iron} .Pl HenMt tad rtttin tod rvIUbl,,W n workLOOMISA.NYMAN Bad.pUci. .
speedily suffers for moisture in times!f HCNION&HUBBCLL first three years will amount to about anar.d. &t.kta.mU1ed !'rH.
"utl rm Assets, CHICAGO Iii..
pf drouth, It appears to benefit the Writ for Cmuioffue*o4 TAJUTUE QJI>Btturuw. I$zo per acre, with interest on capital WELLS Tirnx oiuu ,



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ftJ1l\4E]' J1 D RUCIER( ceed on account of shortness of the they would do to plant as sets in the in six gallons of water. When cool
season; it is the thing for people who fall. A word here may save a great pour into the copper solution and thor-

Editorial Notes. want Limas as early as possible; it is crop of disappointment next fall. oughly strain the mixture when it is put

TROUBLE WITH CELERY.-The Florida the thing for all lovers of a really good These small onions are the culls of into the barrel, as the insoluble parti-
celery-growers had a hard time of bean. It is a Lima that can be grown the general crop and dwarfed either cles will clog the valves of the pump

it last winter, or rather a very soft almost es easily as any common garden by unfavorable season, soil not fertilized and nozzle.I .
time. Owing to the excessive rainfall bean; and a small patch of it will supply heavily enough or too close used Formula No. 2, which is the
they could not make the banks a family during the entire season." planting. Although these are small same as the above with twice the quan-

stand up; they became simply ridgesof STRAW ERRIES NEXT YEAR.-Col. size, usually one to one and a half I tity of water. As a sprayer I used a

mud and ,slumped down into the V. J. Shipman, of the United States inches in diameter, they have gone common little spray pump, costing
ditches, leaving the plants unearthed. Land Office at Gainesville, who has I through the process of maturing just $S, but I shall procure a Knapsack
the same as the larger ones, and if I sometimes applied a
Volusia who sprayer. quartto
A county grower was always taken a deep interest in the
fortunate enough to have a quantity culture of this (fruit lately went to planted in the fall nature will assert a plant.

- of wooden cylinders, was able to turn railroad headquarters at Jacksonvilleto herself and they will run to seed. A. A. SMITH.

the flank of this difficulty and get his try to get a promise oi lower rates The culture of onions for sets is Lawtey, Fla.Alabama .

crop blanched. It might be well for for next year, in lack of which he expressed distinct from that for general crop; Plan With Strawberries.
the gardeners to lay in a stock ol apprehensions of a serious falling and when the onions have reachedthe
Editor Fanner and Fruit Grower:
these against such a contingency, off in the industry next year It desired size the growth is stoppedby The strawberry season is about ..

though it seldom. !happens. .There. is is quite- possible- that next fall will be artificial means-the onions not ended. There is yet plenty of fruit,
no better blanching material than I a good time to plant a crop of straw- being allowed to mature. It is not but the price is so low, and the hand
clean wood is safe to plant the culls from an onion
clean earth, but perhaps berries. A good many farmers dab thit there is
ling by express so rough,
the next best thing. bled in it this year on account of the crop expecting them to make large in
shortness of their cotton These bulbs in the fall. Sets must be usedfo no money shipments now.
BORDEAUX MIXTURE FOR BLIGHT. crops. that This is a good time to start a new
men will return to cotton this and purpose.
has the year
London Kew Bulletin
The As fast Irish
patch. as potatoes are
leave this finer work alone. H. G. HASTINGS.
following official recipe for the com- Despite all the drawbacks which this Interlachen,Fla. dug and beans are cleared off, the landif
pounding of Bouillie Bordelaise! well manured, makes an excellent,
has encountered the three
which has proved such an effective' industry past One in
we still have unshaken faith in Bordeaux Mixture Prevents Tomato berry patch. great advantage
specific for potato blight : Forty five years the Let the Blight. planting now is that the plants can be
strawberry. confine
pounds copper sulphate (blue stone) himself half grower Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: set wide apart, and will make plentyof
to a acre or an
are enclosed in a bag of coarse can- fertilize raise Prof. Rolfs says in the Florida Bul runners to fill up the rows. Of
acre, highly, large
vas, and suspended in a vessel of very letin that he used eight different fun- course, they will have to be kept clean
of their
plants capable protecting own
water containing 220 gallons. In a' and allgave and well cultivated.
fruit from frost, and then provide a gicides on tomato blight; they
separate vessel 224 pounds of quick quantity of extra mulching to be thrownover negative results. I have used This is what I do with my old patch.
lime are slaked by added water, and the plants on cold nights. Straw. the Bordeaux mixture with success as I do not claim that this is the only way,
are passed through a fine sieve into a preventive but not as a cure. I
the best it
berries are not a "bonanza crop" in a or even yet seems so to
the copper solution. This qua tity State a thousand miles from market; have two plats of very fine tomato me. I bar off the rows with a turn
of mixture is sufficient for one acre of plants which are separated only by a
ten acres will bankrupt almost any plow on both sides of the plants; then
land.We man. Strawberries are the widow's grassy road strip about thirty feet wide. they are cleaned of all grass and weeds,
hope our readers will try this The plat on the east side has lost already and the plants chopped out to eighteenor
for tomato blight also, as recommendedby crop. fully half of its plants from twenty inches. After this the plowis
the New Jersey Experiment Sta SWEET CORN AND BUDWORMS. and the destruction
was goingon
blight, run once more on one side-the
will _ .
tion. Many people not.t y to grow A
rapidly when I applied the mixture same.side of each row-and in this
sweet corn on account ot the destruct. I
but from that hour I do not think furrow of fertilizer is
an application
THE BUSH LIMAS JosephGreiner( ), iveness of the budworm on the late
the well-known contributor to the Farm crop. The sluggard saith there is a two new cases have shown up. made. The earth is thrown back and

and Fireside, writes in high praise of lion in the way; to him the grasshopper The plat on the west side is only carefully worked around the plants.In .
this, which, for once, is an article I is a burden. The budworm is a just beginning to show blight, and I a few days the cultivator is run between .

equally good for North and South; i terror to the lazy man. Use plenty of I. have gone over 100 plants, and have the rows. As soon as the run.
one of the few vegetables that can be cottonseed meal or manure and raisean to-day procured from town enough; ners begin they are encouraged to take
grown during a Florida rainy season. ear long enough for the budwormand materials to spray the rest of them. I hold on the side of the fertilizer; all

lie says: "It is true the pod is small, the family, too. Cut off the little have even saved half a plant by spraying others are treated as weeds, and as
and so is the bean. But the plant, that the worm spoils (it: will not work it thoroughly while only hall of it I soon as a good stand is secured the

under good culture, is immensely pro. very far down in a strong, well filled had yet been attacked. When the turn plow is run again on both sidesof
ductive; the pods are growing in close ear), and the two thirds that is left blight has spread all over the plant it the rows-the new row-the old

clusters and consequently are easily will be perfectly sound, and will }pay is a hopeless case. plants are chopped out and another
gathered; the beans are of very good well for the manure and the work. One of my neighbors has used it application is made of fertilizer; this

quality, and come several weeks earlier --- .-........-.... and considers it a failure, but I think time on both sides. After Septemberno
than the large Limas, then lasting until Onion Culls for Fall Planting. this is because he used too strong mix- attempt is made to keep the grass
end of season. In short, I can hardly Editor Farmer and Frult-Grower: ture. He used Formula i, which is as down, but it is left as a winter protection
speak too highly of this little bush Lately we have had several sam follows: Dissolve six pounds of sulphate until spring.
Lima. It is the thing for sections ples of small Bermuda onions sub. of copper in sixteen gallons of JULIUS SCHNADELBACH,

where \the common Limas do not suc mitted to us, with the query whether water, then slake four pounds of lime Grand Bay Ala.,May$li.



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tobacco secured in sheltered places than in ex I Now, the principle of the contrivance trial all that it now promises, is that it

posed fields. is this: Once in a week or ten will not only prcvt.'ntmore effectually
than other the actual issuance of
hive is closed and the other any
THE REGULAR RIPENINGOF days one
PROPER AND while
swarms but, not requiring any
Tobacco Culture, No. 4.
TOBACCO. opened. All the bees that may at manipulation antagonistic to the known

DELICACY OF LEAF AND RIBS. that time be in the closed hive-call it instincts of bees it will prevent all desire
Unripe tobacco is secured, (i) when to swarm-will completely do
A-are able to come out through the away
The more regularly the plants grow the plants are set too late-it is impossible wire.cloth cone but cannot return. with the "swarming foyer* so fatal to
with not too strong and not too weak to give a general rule for time the hopes of the comb-honey producer.
manuring the better will be the quality of setting which shall apply to all All the bees arriving with honey for Another great feature of it will be the
hive A enter the tube and, finding rigid selection of breeding stock
' of the tobacco. A thorough loosen. more ,
seasons, but in general) the early-set hive which it will facilitate.
their
own closed and seeing the Intelligent selection
of the soil and careful
ing manuringand tobacco is in demand and
greater bees and the can accomplish for this pursuit
going coming across way,
culture of the plants especiallyhave commands a higher price than late as much as it has done for the breedersof
the tube enter hive B and
pass along ,
a marked effect on the delicacyof set; ((2)) when too large quantities of our larger,; domestic animals. Furthermore -
the leaf. There is hardly another deposit their honey. a strong natural inclination
which and nitrogenous manures are applied, as The supers or boxes (for surplus toward swarming on the lartof any race
plant requires more care
barnyard manure, liquid manure, ni honey are all placed over hive B and of bees, otherwise jKwsessed 1 of very desirable
skillful treatment on the part of the trate of soda, etc.; ((3)) when the soil are thus filled in half the time, the traits, will not,under this system,
farmer from time of setting until the contains large; quantities of organic colonies in oblige the rejection of such race. Eventually
sale of the product than tobacco de. matter. Tobacco on soils rich two working together one the disjKwition tu swarm must
grown hive. As soon as' these supers are through constant suppression become
signed for cigar making.
in humus or moor soils, and following filled removed hive B is less in it
they are or, time may even disappear,
Thick leaves with ribs
large are clover on heavy. soils, is likely to remain closed, hive A opened and both colo giving i ; us the long sought lon-swartningstrain.
produced (i) when the seeds are from green.' On light soil a good .
nies thrown the
plants; ((2)) when the soil is too quality may be raised after clover, be. work are in hive A. across way to THE SYSTEM TESTED PKACTICALLY.
heavy
; ((3)) when the soil is too com cause the air enters the soil and rap The of the A brief statement of the success which
rest account we
pact; ((4) when too heavily manured idly decomposes the organic matter from Mr. Benton's letter qoute has attended 1 31 r. Langdon's practical test
especially when night soil or liquid left behind by the clover. : of his system during 1893! will IHJ of interest
This alternate running of field-tees
; in this connection. In n letter
manure are used. Too heavy man Irregularities in ripeness result ( from hive another and hack
i) one to again, dated December :U, 1892, he wrote:
uring tends to the production of( when the plants set out are not uni. and the simultaneous transfer of the su- Last season I tried the device on 100

spongy tobacco. Tobacco requires form, ((2)) as a result of uneven distri i er8, BO disturbs the plans' of the nurse* hives. Execpt in one instance the bees

heavy manuring, but when strong so bution of the manure or where the bees and teni|>orarily depopulates the did no fighting.: Why they do not fight
hives successively closed, that organization when united in this I
lutions of plant food are formed in way cannot say.
plants receive a dressing of liquid
or for swarming is not effected, henceno It not discourage them in
the soil, as for instance when night easily soluble manures after they are swarms issue, and the nehl-I heew of honey gathering, for my yield from the
soil or liquid manure or large quantities both hives work unitedly and without
partially grown. In the spring, be. 100 hives was 0.0)0 pounds of comb
of wood ashes or commercial fertilizers fore setting the plants, 180 to 220 interruption throughout'the entire gathering honey, or an average. of 60 i poululllt'r

are used, the regular growth is pounds of nitrate of soda per acre season hive, some paint yielding 150pound( ?', and
ADVANTAGES OF THIS SYSTEM. it has been counted a interfered with and rank poor tea
a productof
be
may applied, and if heavy rains in this After
my locality year. one season's
irregular quality results. follow which leach off the nitrate The experienced hee.mastprvill not
may trial of the device and plan I do
When the subsoil does not of nitrate of soda only readily see that this meets the re not know of fault
((5)) can.tain 90 to 135 pounds iiiirements mentioned in the first part of a single or objectioyto

sufficient plant food. If the upper per acre may be applied while the this article as advantageous to secure, i it

layers of the soil are well manured plants are still small.PERPEUTAL but also that in many other ways it i is ..........." ..
and the subsoil contains! insufficient L likely to prove a system of Jreat.ahw ,GUINEA A *
in the apiary. )Ir. Langdon has mentioned WORJTHJS gOX.
food luxuriant takes
plant a growth
Homo of these, and I will there
fI
place as long as the layers con pi arr
upper fore 'pioto' from his letter:
tain sufficient moisture, but during a ((1)I) Two light colonies: that would not jt fl

dry spell the growth of the plant is HONEY MAKING. do much in sections if working separ-

repressed because the roots can not ately make one good one by running the
Held force of both into the same: set of
find sufficient plant food. If a part An Ingenious Invention to Prevent supers. Complying with general re- *

of the manure is plowed in late in the Swarming. ((2)) No bait sections are needed, as the quest,

fall it is more easily distributed in the It has always been the wish of per. l bees can be crowded l into the sections DEECtlA t'S PILLS

soil and favors a more regular growthof sons fond of honey but not fond of without swarming. ttwill in future for the United ;:

the plant even in case of drouth.If handling bees, that they might havea (!:1)) The honey \\1111)0 finished in better States be covered With
condition, that i is, with I less travel-stain,
tobacco is grown on the same field system which would prevent swarming because the union of the field forces enables A Tasteless and

year after year the quality will be -something which would, as cas- them to complete the work in less .. Soluble Coating
better because the soil will be made time. ,
tration and spaying do for the domes.
There will he l fewer unfinished completely disguising the
)
(4)
and the (
more porous manure appliedin tic animals circumventthe
destroy or sections the close of the honey harvest taste of the Pill without in anyway 3>
the previous years, so far as it is reproductive instinct and compelthe for the reason just mentioned. impairing its efficacy. j

not taken up by the plant, is evenly bees to giv all their energies to ((5):i) Also for the same reason honey can Pnct 3 r fcntt a D r.

distributed through the soil. the collection of honey.Mr. IK taken oil by the full case instead of L!New York Depot &*\ Canal Street.
section'or s.##r###s.#r#t lIt
the holder full
(6)) Where the plants are toppedtoo H. P. Langdon, of East Con by
((0)) Drones will l 1.0 fewer in numUT.
much or too late. The numberof stable, N. Y., has patented a non- as a double handful will often be killed

leaves which can be left to grow swarming device which seems to be a oil in the closed hive while the other is ,j FENCINGWIHE l

should be carefully considered. With success, and it has received the approval storing honey: rapidly.I ''' ROPE SELVAGE.
((7)) Artificial swarms and nuclei can Le it/: _
heavy manuring thick leaved and of Mr. Frank Benton, one of a' V
mado comlw of bnxwl and
more easily an :a.;
often poorly burning tobacco, which the highest authorities on apiculturein bees can lee taken from the closed 1 hivein

by burning gives an unpleasant odor, the country. In the April numberof which the queen can 11(1 l found very

is produced when only seven or eight Insect Life he gives an illustrated quickly.As --

leaves are allowed to grow ; in such description of it. For lack of cuts there i is in carrying out this systemof

cases thirteen or fourteen leaves are we can only give a general idea of it, swarm prevention no caging queens,
cutting out of cells, manipulation
not too many. When the manuring though sufficient perhaps for the gen of brood comlw queen or even opening of the

is not so heavy the plants may be eral reader.: brood chambers at all during the honey rr.uki IIABBIT f.u. ju rtutsi& POULTRY WOTM WIRE *ststo..caicajq LANCING.

topped lower down, but in that case Two ordinary hives are placed side t season\ and all the vexatious watching

it must be done early) so that by the by side. A wooden tube about four for swarms in securing and the these lalx>r and done time involved 5 OAt4ERLCANf TCI'

removal of a number of leaves the inches and long enough to are away
square with, and instead of this a simple manipulation
growth of the tobacco is not dis- reach across the fronts of the two attended to not oftener than ) =,=.tT

turbed. hives is laid directly in front of the once a week is substituted, it is plain CAJWAT'...tc:as.ooLD_ .W....."runDvwR ro.....
that colonies wr.<.?.. r. .*......*.....,..._.r*,
When too leaves It is with very many more can be ..... r
entrances. provided
((7) many are re- pass:1geways nor GU n.xrua (
.y .. .. ... ...... .
managed 1 by one and indeed I, Mr. 11 ; il tLl..1 si CWI 9tU hli.r
the bees person / ... ....
under side
the \
moved. treatment valu- so II F w 1.1..ANXIWa uarclrtat
By on
proper r
Langdon! informs me that he "can care I' tu.1....,...-.. Mol .... w. IMwa P....,
able tobacco can be secured from the can beneath it into the hive. j ,_ s....... .....MtI De b.g ...... N ../ ...1w
pass for 200 colonies with one day's work in ........, ..... _, aIa.wt+. ..tfwKtjbrlil' ...ILIA.
lower leaves, which ripen first and in There is in this tube, in front of each a week with no help, instead of workingall ed..ut." ... .........IJ"..!.}.N/M.L..................liI

the first cutting may be removed be. hive, a conical wire-cloth exit like the time with 100 colonies." It will, H.&aM."l'fat.f J iM...i...,.........,..au.:.....ik elides,

fore the final cutting, but if too many that used in flytraps, which will per therefore, prove a great boon to all having aoBIKY---HGERAOLL-- A 8O,

leaves are removed the growth of the mit the bees to pass out but not in. numerous out-apiaries. IJ COlltL1J .,a&W 101.C1TT.WELL --. .

plant is disturbed the same as in There is a slide in each end of the DESTnOYS.TlIE US"-ARIJ O FEVEH. 'A C H''V Aff .httI.. W.t.r,(Ocaa,01(
One of the greatest advantages over 'I .DiffI"" ",.
and the leaves become thick tube with which can be closed the ordinary 1- L ll.?. ,
.
topping any plan for the prevention of swarming #WI..t""'+tt g *4r A*. MrMT
and spongy. ((8)) As a result of heavy exit to the hive, leaving only yet proposed, which? Mr. Langdonsys- ,15 IJE".flrt"i.. TheAfntrkWellWorki.ArerallC,". to a,rf. .H..for Iw.tI..rll. .1
,
winds, }In general better tobacco is the wire cloth exit in use. tem will I have, should it prove on further alto,, (iitcago, 111; Dlfe eL; fyd&ejr, N. S W.TI11 .



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state J' eW8. W.- M.[-Girardeau, the king watermelon I, spot. It must have burned for a hundred :- -

grower of the !south has under t years, and there is muck enough
Colonel Dudley \\'. Adams, president -I cultivation on his truck farm near 'I I to burn for one thousand years to A
of the State Horticultural Society Monticello 350 acres in watermelons 11 11I come.
after a thorough examination of I and sixty acres in cantaloupes. He I That Marion county should apply
the Standard Oil Company's groves in I does not intend that the people of I I for the removal of the DeFuniak station PIANOs
and around Orlando, pronounces themto Chicago shall go watermelon hungrythis to the beautiful shores of Lake The Recognized Standard of Modern
be the finest he has seen in the State, summer if he can help it.-Flor- Weir might have been expected-that Piano Manufacture.
the credit for which is due to the able idian. West Florida should sit tamely down BALTIMORE, NEW YORK,
management of Colonel! A. Cooper The lemon growers are now busy and allow it to go would surprise us 23 &24 R Baltimore st, MS Fifth Ave.
-Orlando Reporter. spraying the young fruit with a preparation very much. WASHINGTON, 8171' nn.'tvanla Ave.
They say that nearly all of next of sulphur and potash, which West Florida is different from the
year's shipments will be by basket kills the rust mite and keeps the fruit southern section of the State in soil, Our I P ural !omes
crates, as vegetables seem to bring bright. When the lemons are the size productions and climate. An experiment .
higher prices by this means. The of walnuts the rust mite a tacks: them station on the shores of Lake A Long Tongue-A Long Pon.
shipper needs less vegetables to fill and the bright green soon changes to Weir would be of no more value to Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower:
them; the steamboat men find that a dirty brown which renders the fruit West Florida than one in Alabama.Of The wonders of the telephone,
thep handle easier, and they are a unsalable to a great: extent. By keep the two sections the West is the through which one can talk with an
Florida product, which the old crates ing the lemons bright thousands of one which most needs the advantages other in different parts of the city, are
were not.-Braidentown Journal. dollars are saved to the growers and which an experiment-- station should familiar to every school bov. It is
Orange trees are making an old- the cost of spraying is trifling.-Can- affordPensacola .N ews. only recently that what is called the
fashioned growth this spring better dler item in Ocala Banner. I Clermont has 4,000 acres in toma- long distance telephone has been com
than has been for several years. The Specimens of Florida and California toes this season and expects 10,000 pleted, by which a person in Bostoncan
winter was favorable, and thus far oranges which Mr. E. L. Goodsell next. The hotel is full of drummers be heard as audibly in Chicago, a
we have had just exactly the right exhibited at the recent meeting of soliciting consignments. Thirty were thousand miles distant, as though he
weather plenty of rain, warm orange growers in Jacksonville are there at one time on a day last week. was sitting lace to face with his com-
weather and all Other favorable conditions now on exhibition at Sinclair & Gore's The weather, however, is so dry at panion. A musical director in Chi-
; but the fruit crop does not real estate office. Mr. Cooper, who Clermont, Lake county, and Winter cago, a short time since, had an application -
bid fair to be heavy. The bloom was was at the meeting, brought them Haven, Polk county that their crop from a person in Boston who
immense, but seems to have dropped back with him to show our people will almost prove a failure at least wished to become a member of his
largely; so that we will not be likelyto what a vast: difference exists in the that is what the McIntosh committee orchestra. The director ordered her
have any larger crop of fruit thanwe appearance of the fruit of the two report who went down to spy out the to the telephone in Boston to hear her
had last season, -Palatka HeraldAt states after shipping and reaching land. After looking the ground over voice in song. After hearing it, the
a meeting of the new board of destination. While it was concededon they say Marion county is good enoughfor lightning flashed over the wires the
directors of the South Florida Fair all hands at the Jacksonville meeting them. Vegetables may be a few voice of the director to "come on.'
Association held in the rooms of the that the Florida fruit was much weeks earlier in the section named, A pretty long tongue that reaches a
First National Bank building last finer in texture and flavor than the but nothing can be successfully grown thousand miles.
Saturday morning the date of the I best Californias it was generally admitted unless crops are heavily fertilized and I But a more wonderful invention,
next great fair was set for February that the Florida growers have unless there is plenty of rain at the just brought to the attention of the |
;30, 1894, to last five days. Prem much to learn from their western required_season! .of the year to make I public. is a thousand-mile pen r. reachw 1
turns amounting to $4,000 will be -brethren- in- the- matter of packing- and- them active. The crop is too uncer- ing from Boston to Chicago. By this
awarded. It was decided to build a shipping. While the California fruit tain.-Ocala Banner. invention a correspondent can sit
clay road from the city to the Fair shown was all very carefully packedin The grape growers of Orange county down to his instrument in Boston and,
grounds before the fair opens next attractive style and tone to the held a meeting last week to preparefor with two little silken cords attachedto
spring. Books for new subscriptionswere marks on the boxes, the Florida pro the business of marketing the crop. his pen or pencil, write not only his
opened payable up to April i, duct is greatly deficient in both of On motion of O. W. Payne, the secretary fetter in Boston, but a fac simile copy
1894. Although the fair was a grand these respects, the great desire of the was instructed to write to all grape of it in Chicago, without a dot to an i
success this year, financially and owners appearing to be to get the fruitto growers, asking them to join the association or a cross to a t being omitted. Sitting -
otherwise it.will undoubtedly be one market with a rush without regardto and be governed by its rules in Bostou he can also make a pic.
of the greatest things of its kind ever its careful sorting or protection on in order to derive the accruing bene- uro of a person, a flower, a burning
seen before in the State of Florida, or the way.-Orlando Reporter.A fits that are bound to result from unityof building or a street fight in Chicago.
in the South at the spring opening of reporter of the Recorder has action in the matter of buying cratesin He can sign a note, draft or check, or
1894.-Urlnndo Reporter.A learned from Mr.I J J. (Q. Martin the bulk transportation, and a proper make a written contract a thousand
distribution of the crop, so as not to miles distant from where he sits. This
new discovery has just been madein : secret of the famous "Florida Volca
glut any market, and let some other wonderful invention is called the tel.
our county of Lafayette, which is of no. It is nothing more nor less than
great importance to the whole State. dry muck on fire the earth itself burn- good market go without grapes. The autograph, and a man's presence is no
The prospectors for phosphate had already ing. lie says: The earth was solely secretary was also instructed to corre longer necessary in a place to affix his
with the Central Fruit Trans-
noticed the peculiar rock on the composed of coarse vegetable matter, spond autograph.
place of:Mr. W. II. Allen on the banksof which burns like tinder, when not too portation Company as to rates, etc., What wonder has electricity next in .
and to issue circular letter to com
a
the far famed Suwannee river; but wet. In the heaviest rains some fire store for us?
it remained for a marble cutter, Mr. that has gotten into a rotten log will mission men, offering them membership GEORGE. HASTINGS.
in the association, and asking Interlachen, Fla.
Chester D. Schafer, of Gainesville, smoulder for weeks only to ignite the .
them for the usual cent. rebate. I 0 s
who is also a practical mineralogist, ground again when dry enough. At Orlando Reporter. 3 per A Ouro for Jhnrora.
to fully demonstrate that the rock is some places a kind of moss grew which Editor Our Ru'raillome.
-- -e- ----
marble of the finest kind. Mr. Scha. sheds water like a rubber coat. A A man unlucky enough to harbor
fer once before made a trip to this locality subterranean outlet for rain water BROWN'S' IRON BITTERS jiggers in his feet is unfortunate, in-
but very little was said about it, drains the land. Sometimes there Cures Dyspepsia, Indigestion deed. They must reach the foot
as he very well knew that he could would be a heavy growth of pine nee ; & Debil!ty. through some crack or opening, but
bring the fact of his discovery! and its dies fall point foremost, and often -- --- -- they will lodge anywhere else as well,
quantity before the public to better straddle the twigs. When the fire WORLD'S FfllR VISITORS and can be killed only by the most
advantage, astime has proven. The comes to such a place the dry pine heroic treatment. A friend toastedhis
quarrymen are now at work taking out needles burn on the bushes to their MOTEL FRENCH, feet in in a stove oven to some-
huge blocks of rare colored marble for very tops and the flames next devourthe HARVEY. ILL. thing near the cooking point. The
the cutting of a magnificent column for tops of the pines themselves. The simplest effective method is to use
the Woman's building at the World's smoke is as black as night and will ascend FURNISHED HOUSE CAN 08 SECURED lunar caustic; rub it over a much
Columbian Exposition at Chicago and for days and be seen at a long FOR THIRTY DAYS. wider space than seems to be affected,
Mr. Schafer has the contract to furnish distance, and at night the sky looks Situated on the Grand Trunk and Illinois Cen but cautiously, lest you cause an ugly
convenient to without
the same of this native material, the red. And this is all there is about the trot into R. R.the being City, and more accessible stop to the FairGrounds goIng burn; color, but not completely blacken -
use of which cannot be overestimated.The "Florida Volcano." 1 have heard This is than a three-story the City itself.brick building,cool and the skin. It is important to toucha
fact that this valuable n of one that the New York Herald has a re airy rooms with first-class table. much larger surface than you think
of the most needed products has so ward out of $i ooo for the solver of and Give we a wilt few reserve days' notice you a of room your meet intended you at visit the infested, or you may have to repeat
long lain undisturbed on the very banks the mystery, but I don't know if it is station and guarantee satUfaction. Parties of the trial
four six have suite connecting if desired.
or can
of one of our greatest waterways is certainly true, and have no time to find out. This may be relied on as a sure
a wonder.-Mayo Free Press. Yes, I could guide any one to the I CHARLES G. FRENCH, Harvey, 111. cure, and I write in response to "ASSG



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I
White Man" in your issue of May 6th, use should not be depended upon or To take out paint, mix equal parts ]Poultry l

for I recall how my son and I suffereda it will increase the difficulty.-Ladies' of ammonia and turpentine. Saturate I ,

month or more, trying all sorts of Home Journal. the spot two or three times, then wash --'"'-'

cures, while the microscopic abomi- out in soapsuds, or cover the spot with Edited by- -E.W.AMSDEN-,.....Ormond- .... PIa. ""

nations were journeying under and What Old Maids Are. olive oil or butter, and apply chloroform Queries.Mr. .

over our feet. A recent writer thus gracefully defines chloric ether or benzine. Paintcan
E. I W. Amsden:
D. R. PILSBRY. maiden ladies: "They were often be ruby ed out of woolen

originally intended for somebody, but goods after it has dried. Would you please inform me throughthe
.... columns of the FARMER AND FRUIT
Neuralgia and Stoic Headache. the parties to whom they were addressed ---s. ----
have never appeared, or else To make a room artistic in effect, GROWER what disease my young chicks

These are varieties of headaches they had the address, or the the first thing to do is to cover the have got. Their wings droop; they
wrong
produced by various causes, as over- keep their closed, and I found a
address somehow got obliterated. Often white walls. If painting or kalsomin- eyes
study or exhaustion ; or by a peculiarstate in the of dead I
worm a one.
valuable parcels, which would ing or papering is impossible, then eye
of the as the throbbingpain very with this disease and
system have lost several
,
have given great joy if they had been hang the wall with sateen or silesia.
in the head which precedes would much like know what it
apo to
delivered to the consignee. A wooden molding can be put up at very
plexy, but these should be prescribedfor ---proper.- a distance from the ceiling varying is and the treatment you would ad

by a physician. In many cases For Cleaning Marble. from six to sixteen inches. Brass vise. ROHERT W. BENTLY.
the cause of the headache is deep- Spring Park, Marion County, Fla.
Common dry salt is said to be one rings sewed to the material will makeit
seated and be removed before Bentlev's letter it
must In reply to Mr. ,
of the best agents for cleaning marble, possible to put up and take down
relief be for. is that his chickens
permanent can hoped quite probable
this wall Picture
such as washbasins sink fixtures and drapery quickly.
Neuralgia in any part of the body implies have the large gray lice, if he will ex
the like. It requires no preparation, hooks may be placed on the wooden
that the starved and amine I this
closely. emphasize
nerves are very ,
and be rubbed directly the molding.Demorest..
are crying out for food. This must tarnished may surface upon incrustations ......-- for it requires good eyes and careful
be supplied before the will removing any to find the lice unless theyare
pain cease. or deposits at lean Book marks are easily made, and if searching
There are, however measures whichcan ing the marble shining onnce and ,clean. pretty ribbons are chosen, they are numerous. If you find it is lice,

be tried to give temporary relief This is well worthy of remembrance appreciated, even though little laboris use a little vaseline in which a few
and who has suffered from of the oil of have
no one not
as it is often found to be provokinglyhard required to make them. Ribbon is drops pennyroyal
the headache of neuralgia knows what been added. Rub this on the of
? to clean the marble used that is from half an inch to three- top
this the victim. thoroughly the head and throat but much of
to not
means Camphorand without injuring the surface.' quarters of an inch wide, and four or ,

chloral, rubbed together until -.-.- five lengths, from six to ten inches it if they are young chicks, for greaseis

they form a liquid, may be painted Change; of Fare.It long, are fastened: together at one end very dangerous used in large quantities

over the spot or a menthol pencil has been stated and sewed to a crocheted ring, the on "owls of any age, especiallychicks.
truly by a contributor
used in the same manner.If this that the same shade of the ribbon. On each It will require several appli

these cannot be obtained the face to man's page heart is "nearest his ribbon is some bookish legend painted. cations to rid the flock, for the nits
way to a through
should be bathed in very hot water stomach," and I believe the same to Lavender ribbon, with gold lettering, will hatch out every few days and addto

and a mustard paste applied takingcare be the case with children. Nothing !is among the choice colors.-Fash- the supply on hand.
not to leave it on long enough to is ions. Or it may be the chicks are just
more gratifying to either-and par- shooting their large feathers, and if of
blister. A flannel wet with chloroform --w-
liniment be tried and a hot ticularly at this season of the ,'ear- If be the quick feathering kind it is exhaust-
I may than change{ of fare. Don't the you want your asparagus to
water bag will sometimes ease the poor little souls who have had give nothing "real nice" take pains to cut the stalksof ing their strength, and this is the cause

pain. A cup of hot tea followed bya but 3 cold lunch at school bread and equal length, tie in a firm bunch and of the wings drooping.; If you have
teaspoonful erf valerinate of ammonia stand in leaving reason to believe it is this, give good
meat for breakfast and meat: and bread upright a deep saucepan,
may do good. A person subjectto for supper every day in the week, and nearly two inches of the heads out strengthening food, mostly carbonaceous

this form of headache should eat the same kind at that. But if nothingelse of water. The steam will cook the for the more nitrogenous food

plenty of nourishing food, as fresh should be available, even bread heads sufficiently while the hard, you give the more the chicks will

meat, all the cereals vegetables, particularly and meat can be varied to a great ex stalky parts, which may thus be droop their wings. Whole wheat,
beans and celery, and drink Make of cooked longer, will be rendered soft cracked corn, plenty of green stuff and
tent.
a point getting up a
milk, hot or cold, and cocoa in pref for them often and succulent, and fully a third more wheat bran, with a spoonful of ani-
change
as as possible,
erence to tea or coffee. These maybe something good and "toothsome" as will be eatable. If placed in the pan mal meal added to each portion, fed

used as a stimulant in necessity but well and of horizontally the delicate tips are cookedto once each day. Keep pulverized
as simple easy digestion,
not as a regular beverage. Frictionof and see how their little faces will a mush, while the ends of the stalksare charcoal and cracked bone where theycan

the whole body by rubbing is valu brighten and their little hearts over- underdone. get it at all }imes, and see that
they have plenty of good, fresh waterto
able and it should be in
kept warm flow with ---- -
love to mamma for her
cold weather by suitable clothing with Tangerine oranges differ from an or- drink, and no medicine will be re
thoughtfulness. I often fear when I
flannel next the skin, especially at hear mothers complaining of want of dinary Mandarin, though they are of quired. E W. AMSDEN.
Ormond, Fla.
the in their thinner skin
night same variety, .
something for a change that lack of <
The teeth should be examined by a and deep red orange color, being almost
thought or fear of extra trouble is at The Paine Fertilizer Go's office at
dentist and properly attended to. If the bottom of it all. Give the little as bright in hue as a tomato. Jacksonville at the suggestion of their

these measures fail a nerve tonic is ones milk if they like it, and if not The skin ol the true Tangerine is sep New York ofllce and their New York
necessary, and this a doctor must pre- arated clearly from the pulp and it is agents, will inaugurate a system of cutrates
"two milks one coffee and a little
put
on all agricultural! chemicals 'lterJJt.cemlJer
scribe. almost thin It has also amore !
as
as I
paper. w *
sugar, as I have heard a little girl 1ft i. Tins win DO purely an
When the nausea from sick headache express herself, which is neither i injurious I delicate flavor than any other experiment. You had better take advantage

t is first felt, perfect rest in bed nor is it a bad habit. variety of Mandarin. This orange of it while it lasts. See ad. on

with a tablespoonful 1 of hot, strong --- -.- has a finer epidermis on the outside of page :8-14.

coffee, without milk or sugar, given There are two or three small longi its lobes, and is therefore especially

every fifteen minutes for six doses, tudinal furrows in the forehead which adapted for glace fruit, when it may BENTON & UPSON

may ward oft an attack. Oxalate of !gje sure indications of an eager, anxious be used for decorating an ice or any

cerium is sometimes very effective. It mind. These constitute what is other dessert, or be served by itself as JACKSONVILLE, Fl1A.,

can be procured at the druggist's and called the knitting of the brow, and a confection.

should be put up in powders of twenty are never absent from the Americanface. -- IRRIGATING

grains each. Shake one dry on the They are too deep for any fill

tongue, swallow with a little water ing up, and the only remedy for themis GUARANTEED CURE

and repeat in an hour. Soda-mint to take life easier."I .

tablets one every ten minutes until OR NO PAY. MACHINERY

six are taken, are efficacious if admin never write a letter which I am Nothing Fairer Than This. ,

istered early. not willing that any one should read," When we say care we do not mean simply OOTH
atop it for the time being, but a
Persons subject to sick headache is the rule which a lady adopted early
PERMANENT AND POSITIVE CUREFor
should regulate the diet with care, in life for her correspondence. It is Steam and Horse Power.
Rheumatism, neural ta, Djripemla,
avoiding rich food and fats, using an extension of the old proverb: "Con Hradachr, Constipation, lltllontttcM" .Xrrv -
with on.!!<.., Klrritlr.."".., Impure lllood. --
lemons the duct friends if
yourselves
freely, drinking juicesqueezed your as mil nil lineages nrUin from a disordered
in water. They should take they may some day become your ene Liver. Write for TrentUe.Testimonial,and Brass
Free Fitting
Sample Itottle of Pipe Pipe ,
exercise in the open air, have a sponge mies. Letters and print are you as DR. ROC'S LIVER RHEUMATIC ,

bath, followed by brisk rubbing, oncea you are when writing. You may : and NEURALGIA CURE to Valve, Hose, Etc.

day, and use some simple laxative, change, but what is written )s written, CULLEN &, NEWMAN,

if it i* necessary, once or twice. Its -Interior 176 GAY ST.,- Knoxville. Tcnn. WRITE FOR ESTIMATE,.



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{ R I DA' iiGROV1iARI4E1aRf' Barrs & Webber (P. & C. Exchange). We confess we had not formed any White Rural Branching milo mail Dhoura per'pound................ aocKaffir jc

E. Bean, Blair fe Thrasher, J. Clark, ,very, elevated anticipations of its pos- corn ... ...... art
Am rcaneorllOl'ihum ... ..... 3ec
Son & Co., Davis & Robinson, sible usefulness. What could be ex Alfalfa or Lucerne ......... 3oc

.. Florida Fruit Exchange, Jacksonville pected of a Legislature that consumes Johnson[ grass ......... ijc
.- ----- Gold seed rice (upland)), per bushel......... 3.00
-ThPHEN POWERS, Kdttor.P. ; Fruit Auction Company, Marx Bros., the people's time and money in con Genuine red rust proof oats" ......... hoc

O Address Uawtey, Fla. J. B. Massa & Bros., Meyer I & Muller gratulating a brother member on the White Beggar seed weed rice seed,per pound" ....................... 3.35..35GROCERIES.

Nooney & Sons, Riley, Groover birth of a son, and in debating a meas- .

TKltM* eM.U8P'CItll'TIO\ & Co. C. B. R. ure for the eflectual protectionof Butter, gilt edge .. .. .. .. ............. 35
For One Year .f J.QO Rogers Company, J. more Cheese, full cream .. ................. .14
Six Month. Tysen & Co.V Wightman.. dogs? Cheese. K cream ..................... .iaK
For too Evaporated apricots .' ............. .... ,16
In Foreign Countrie 3.00 When the Australian or some other Kvaporatedpeaches... ......... ....... .14
CJPSubbcriptions in all cases cash in Sholl-Paved Streots. ballot system shall have establishedan Evaporated apples.... .......... ....... .it
Dried peaches .. ........ .............. ,l0
advance. No discount 'allowed on one'sown A letter in the New York Times. educational qualification (for voters, Dried apples. .. .. .... ................... .08
subscription (except in a club), but to from Fort Myers says : then the of Florida rea Currants .. .... .... ................ ,06
all a liberal cash commission. will people may Citron. ..... .. ................... .\6Prune.
allowed From the shore end of the wharf sonably look forward to some abate. .. Turkllh.. .. .. .... ..:.......... ..13Raisins
IK on all subscriptions obtainedby short block leads the main L. L. box.... .... ........ ...$1.90
them. 'rite for term one to ment of ignorance and "eloquence"and ... . .
f'igs.Drv .. .. .. ... .. .... ... .t3
IIIO'H street of the town, and this main the enactment of some legislationfor Nuts mixed.. .... ..... .... ............... ..12a.
5 copies(and one copy free 6 ), $ 7.50 Almonds.. ... . .... ..... .18
11" 12.50: street, like all the other streets, is the fostering of thir business inter .1 ng1i.h.alnul.. .... ................ 14

16"" 1 15.00 with It is the only town ests. Pecans . ..... .... .... ........ ,|t3
green grass. .. Filberts .... .. .. ..... .. ..... .12
These may b be either new or old and I know of that is proud to have grass .. Brazil Nuts. .. .. .. .. .... .. .. ........ .11
may IK collected from any number of growing in its streets. A few years -

poBtoftices. if the remittance is in a lumpBum. ago the streets were sandy, like the JVM] \eJACKSONVIILE.tal Market Notes.JACKSONVILLE.

original streets of all other Florida I May 18.
To subscriber or club-raiser
new
every
The Florida IB
pineapple BCOMUI noW'fully
\\'(\ will send, ,postpaid, a copy of Whit- towns. There are in the neighborhood opened up. May 10th two carpoeA

ner's "Gardening in Florida" or Moore large deposits of broken and decayed FRUITS AND VKGKTABLKS.These were received in Jacksonville; the

"Orange Culture." shells such material the are average quotations. Extra choice John Russell three
just as lots fetch prices above top quotations while p or schooner Lily. Capt. ,
Irate of
advertising on application. celebrated shell road of New Orleansis lots sell lower. days out from Key Largo with 2,800

Remittances should IK made by check Oranges .... .. .. ... .... .... .. 3.25 dozen and the schooner Suwannee,
postal note. money order or registered made of and instead of coveringtheir .. 150.176; .. .. .... .... .. .. .. a.so ,
I letter order off with 176300. .. ......... ........ .. j.ooto3.oo Capt. D. P. Deaitz, four day out from
to streets imported clay, to russets" ..... ... .... 3.35 Elliott's Key, with :;0 dozen.
A It M Kit .. FltVIT tllltnrKtt.Jacksonville. I become muddy after every heavy Pomelos, box .. .. .................... 3.50103.00Apples Our went aboard both the
Fla. ruMiet. ..... ... ................ 400104.50 reporter .
rain, the Fort Myersians covered them lemons i Fla., .... ........ .... .. 1.50103.00 schooners and in*>|>ected the fruit finding
with broken shells and then sowed 4t Mes.ina... ......... .. ...... 3.50 it In Hound condition, no bruised or
Pineapples, crate. .... ...... ... ..... 5.00 Bjn'cked apple in sight. They were all
CONTENTS. them with seed. The . .. .. .. ..
grass decayedshell Bananas, bunch .. ... .. 1.50 to 1.85 and
Potatoes choice .. ...... ....... ...... 3.50 in bulk tiered up l between decks
GROVE AND OBciiAmy KdHoHal Notes; Un- is very productive, and in a .. sacks. . .. .. . .... .... 300 none in the hoMo They were all of the
satisfactory Transaction; Orange Culture, jja short time all the streets were like New. bbl... ...... .... .... 4 00 to 4 50 Scarlet or fled Spanish variety except a

Cultivation' a* a Remedy for mouth; An. smooth lawns. There is not enough Onions.. Bermuda, imported, per bu 3.ro few Porto Rico! They were nil loaded
other Hxperinunt Siat The 1la. t-peck crate... .... .... 1.3510150
Orange Culture in California on; .. ...Mango. ..... .; traffic over them to destroy their Sweet potatoes,bbl.... .... ........ 1.50101.75 by men carrying them in baskets on
333
Florida cabbage, t bl. . ............ 3.35 their head directly from the field.
PAR"Ka AND TRUCKER-IMitorial Note; On. beauty, for boats are more in demand Bectfcnewper too ......... .......... 100101.50 The fruit consigned to the Florida
ten Cull for Full I'lantiu ; rdeaux Mix- bbl . .. ........ .... 3.00 was ;
tur- for Tomato blight; Alabama Plan than hors\.s. The effect is singular, Turnips Via .. .. .... 2.00 Fruit Exchange. The officers at once

with Strawberries..... 334 but in a little town like Fort Myerslanding Carrot doen .......... ............ .35 wired to fourteen different points for
Toaaccn-T".baccocult'' re. No 4 35AriARY Par ni I ph. dozen .. ...... .... .......... ..35Celery and by 4 o'clock had received re-
-rerpftualllunev Ma jnir... ....... in a country where grass is I . .. .. .. .... ............... .33 to 40 prices
335 from all of them.
too plentiful it tha' Heg Plants,crate, small.... ...... .. 1.50 to 300 pUt'H
Oua kuaAL HOMR-A I>n T 'ngue; Cure for none seems so me Bean'. crate! ..... ..... .... .. i.ootui.y> On the morninir of the 17th they com
Jiggers' ..... ............ .... .... .... ..... 336 gross is the handsomest and most Green I peas, bushel' .. ...*.......... 1.5010100 menced crating them but a part were
Neuralgic and Sisk<< Headache; Cleaning' Tomatoes .. .. ...... .............. 1.50103.00
Marble. Chance of Pare .... .... .... ...... 337 comfortable covering the streets could nqua<>hes. bbl. .... ... ... ... ......... 1.50 shipped in bulk both cargoes going
have. Cocoa' nut* .. .. ............. neatly to Chicago.
PotJLTtv-Querien... .... .... .... .. .. .... 337Hrurt : 4.35
-.- Pf'anut".I brat brand...... ............. .07$ The first cargo from Key Largo was
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.tk-Jack:v>nv lie C mml-ir n Hou'e ; '+'tr\b'm ... .............. ..... .06 to .08
8 ell.fared Street" ; Railroad C --mrai ion Rnllrond Commission BUI Killed ,Plums bu ... .... ............ .. .. 3.00 shipped to Key West and realized 1 from
Dill Killed.. .. .... .. .. .... .... .... .... ... &!! The in 'Mackbeirles, qt .... .... .. .... ... .ofc .IK to 1.10 a dozen. The skippers offered
Orange Pnce at Riverside.' Very Good newspapers published Tallahassee Mangoes; per loo .. .. .. ........... 1.50 to 2.00 to Moll in Jacksonville at 1.20 a dozen but
YleM; Tropical Port :. )f'n...... .... .... 339 inform us that a bill for the Huckleberries ... .. ............ .15 could get no takers except, for a few

MARKKTlwo-Hon.e Sues; Fruit HxrhanRe; creation of a Railroad Commission was POULTRY AND EGGS. I'orto Uicos.HTKAMKIl.
Box 01 Kumquata.... ..... .... ...... .... ripe(
349W presented in the Senate, actively and I.................... .3J to .,3S SHIPMENTS.The .
Roosters. .... ........... ............. .30 ofllcers of the Clyde I.ine report
athT in Jao"sonvllle even passionately debated, and then Broilers ........ .......... .... zoto to from Jacksonville the
---- defeated by a vote of ten to si teen. Turkeys, per pound ................ t6 to l6y$c that they w nt out
; Hicks( .. .. ...... ......... .......... .3,5to..50 past week about 1,500() boxes of orange,
e E eye sc -l1 C1j :: To the people of the State in general Geese. .... .. .. .. ... .............. .50 and about ,000 crates of vegetables. Of
DATE .. aar .:q! =:: :: \I .5.. ..... =. ill this was an unmeaning pantomime Kgg... .... ... .. ............... .... .15 the Ocean Steamship vessel,sailing from
AC ..
..., -QC -" -is" -: .;. or we doubt if even one hundred 11.\Y. GRAIN, ETC. Savannah the Kansas City, May[ 1 12, had

May.9._ ._ 74 68 RJ 68 1,5 16 0.01 people outside of the capital White com small lots...... ...... ..........! 1.35 :200 boozes of orange* and 0,321:.! crates of
May 10.... 69 t:16: fig; O 9 461 T ever saw :Mixed rorn, ... ... ....... .. ..... i.joWhiteoaK \egetables; the Gate City (to Boston).
May II ... ...... zo 67 7.5 61 IJ f\8 0 10 i copy of the bill, or had even an abstract *' ...... ...... .... ..... .. 1.85 11 105:; ln of and !J,276cnltl'M
May u..... Ie O 8 61 19 a 000 Mixedoats. ...... ......... ........ 1.75 May >xes oranges
M.yl,1...... .. .72 .8 R6 M JO .tl 0.00 of its essential features. The ""y. No. i, Timothy, email lots.... ......... 19.00 vegetables; ; the Nacoochee,
May 14..fl fo !i9 6Ii JI 7R 0.(0 members of the Legislature have Wheat bran small lot.......... ..... ..... 20.00 May 11,1.5': :; boxen of oranges and 5,36.1: :
May $3.j 74 84 10 t77 o.le1 had sufficient may Wheat Middling' per ton..... ...... ....... 31.00 crates of vegetables; the City of Augusta -
a number of copies Ground fresh and oats sack
feed (corn )
Mean .... 70.0.1.9.89.9.0----1--. 1,5.6,7J, 7 o.U printed to around themselves of too pountts...... .... ........ ...per. ..... .. 1.50 May 10. :211! I l boxes of oranges and
go -
among Peed meal rr sack of too pounds, less 11,840 J crates of vegetables.
E. It DH11AIS. Olt&'rrer. ; as to this we are not in'ormed.' quantity per ton .... ..... .. ... .. .. .... 33.00 OKANUBS BY KAIL.
Rice flour per cwt.......... .... ........... .90 t
S S4 The bill may have been, or it may Pure wheat per sack of too pounds........ 1.40 The shipments of oranges by rail touring -

Demorest's Monthly for June has not have been, a wisely drawn meas- Prepared steam cooked cow feed per cwt the past week are estimated 1,350.
lyvpound sacks. .... ...... ..... . ..... 1.30 114)X(4.
as its frontispiece! "The Swannery In ure-nobody knows; passed ItS brief Prepared steam cooked horse (feed per cwt .

vaded hour the its ly-pound "ack-. ..... ... ..... 1.50 VEGETABLE: SHIPMENTS. I
by Eagles; a reproduction of upon stage, provisions Pearl grits, per barrel... .... ..... .., ...... 3.10 For the week ending May 10 the following
a noble painting by Sir Edwin Land explained bv nobody, neither by its Pt"8rlnlNI. per barrel i.. ... .... .. .. 3.10 "lleet.
estimates 1,875
given .
patent... ........ are :
lour bet winter wheat, 5.10
seer. The leading article is entitled triends nor by its enemies; the occasion cablxttre 21,350 crates and barrels
Fl ur. extra fancy family .... ... .. .. ... 4.30 crates; ,
"The Society Leaders of Indiana," of timid inuendoes, doubts and (Half barrel, other brand 2c per barrel ; tomatoes, :37,000 crates; gnashes,

which is finely illustrated with a bevy fears expressed by its enemies and olfiery extra Cotton t> seed meal bright per ton.... .. .. .. a.oo 2,800 crates! ; cucumbers, 8,050 orates;
Western beauties. the Dark or Sea Inland cotton seed meal per IIMHIS 10,000 crate! ; new potatoes, 5,500
The extreme phillipics against corpora- ton. ... .. .... .... .. ..... .... ..... 33.00 barrels anti crates; egg plants, 1,200
elegance ol the mechanical executionof tions by its friends-a "mere dumb Pure ground bone. fine per ton ..... .. .).1.00OU cauliflower rti eniteKs onions(
crates ; ,
and potash per ton .... ........ 35.00 ;
this magazine well befits its sterling show, so far as the people of the State German kainit, per ton .. .......... ........ 17x10. :200()( crates

character. were concerned-and then it was Land plaster .. ..... . .. ... .. .. .. ....... 10.00 EFFECT OF THE OOM
.. Nitrate Soda 3"'C"' tier pound; ton. ... .. .
_. per 55.00
off the and The cold weather I wrt- March, at tho
swept stage consigned to Muriate potash 3Kc per pound: per ton.. 50.00
Jacksonville Commission Housos. the limbo of rejected addresses.A Sulphate pata'h. TC' per pound; per ton. .. 3t.oo time when many fruit tri-rs were in
Sulphate potash 90 per cent..... ....*........ 55.00 bloHsom. produced t effects which are perhaps -
As we apprehended some time ago, Railroad Commission is neededin
l. lief-
SEEDS, ETC. not even yet fully
complaints have begun to arrive in our Florida, but whether the particular .. ... .. has been made several times to
Peas Clay ....... .. ........ 1.30 erence
office against; a "produce commission Railroad Commission proposed to be ., Whippoorwill ..... ........ ............ 1.30 -- -
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house" of this Back.... ... .... ....... .... ........... 1.50
city. There is only one created by this bill was needed-who .. n1 ck R'e ................ ........ 1-40 To Fruit and Vegetable Growers:
individual in it, operating under three knows? It died before it was born- ". Red Rippers..... .............. ....... '.JO
Conch .. .. .... ... .... .... 3.73 Pineapple. *. Melons Lemons,
different aliases. We give herewith a born into printers' ink. It may have .. Split. .. .. .. ............... .. ........ 3.75 Ship I't'aches.'eKd.bI your *, etc., t& u., a* we
list of the leading commission housesof been bill it Deans ... . ........... ............. 3.40 think Grape will get more money here than you
a good or may not, andif 14 Lima .... yon
..... ...... .. 3.70 will North. .
repute in Jacksonville, arranged alphabetically not it was well that it was stabbedin Pearl Cat Talimiietper, pound....... ..... aoc by shipping. (. BLAIR & THRASHER.
Church German per bushel ... 2.00
: Anderson & Co the womb Hungarian grass, per bushel. .. ... .. ........ 3.50 J'CboD"U1 Fla.



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the dropping of oranges, and this still NEW YOHK. May 16.-0rnn cs, Indian 1 _* builders use only the best materials-lumber,
continues. It has, gone, 80 far that some : and Halifax River, 3.50: to 5.00:) ; other I B 1** \ | 4- brick, lime, cementi sand-whatever goes into
points already report that, instead of the I bright. 3.00 to 3.25; russets, 2,50 to 3.00. lllf-J Ijfci S l. the a building; they employ
heaviest crop on record, they will have II strawberries, Virginia to 18c; Charles only the best workmen and pay the best
1 less fruit than last year. ton, fancy 28 to 32c; North Carolina, 10 wages; they get better prices for their work than their less careful competitors -
General Bullock stale that his young I to 12c; potatoes, Florida 3.00 to 4.00; and always get the best contract ; they paint their work with
lemons were very much roughened and Charleston and Savannah, 3.00 to 4.00;
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injured by that cold spell, where last asparagus; 2.00 to 3.00: ; beet, Florida, Pure White Leadmanufactured
year they were remarkably fine and 4.00to 4. Ocahh3geI.50 to 2.00; cucum Strictly
Hinooth. hers 2 00 to 3.00; lettuce, bbl.. 1.00 to

In most hcctious' the LeConto i>earH 2.00: radishes,75 to 1.00; squash) Florida, by the "Old Dutch" process of slow corrosion, and with one
have dropped heavily, and many of 1.00 to 1.25; string beans, Charleston, of the following standard brands:

those left on the trees are roughened.The ; wax, 2.00 to 2.50; Savannah wax, 2.00 to ANCHOR (Cincinnati) RED SEAL. (St.. Louis)
Kieller and the Garber have a better 2.50; Savannah round, 1.75 to 2.25; "KCKSTIIN"Cincinnati) KENTUCKY; (Louisville)
crop than the LeConte. Florida 1.00 to 1.50; tomatoes, 2.25' to SOUTHERN (St. Lout and Chicago) ATLANTIC"New( York)
Here and there mulberries were cut 2.75; |peas, Norfolk. 1.00 to 1.50: ; Eden COLLIER (St. Loult "JEWETT" (New York!

entirely oil, but at once made a new tons, 1.00 to 1.25; other North Carolir For colors they use the National Lead Company's Pure White Lead Tinting
crop. It was probably the cold weather baskets, 75 to 1.00. Colors. These colors are sold in small cans, each being sufficient tc tint
that has made the blackberries small thin PALMER, KIVENIIUKQ & Co. twenty-five pounds of Strictly Pure White Lead the desired shade.

year. Strawlwrnen were also small and These brands of Strictly Pure White Leadand National Lead Co.'s Tinting Color, arc
the for sale by the most reliable dealers in paints everywhere.If .
yield scanty. PlULADEU'lllA, May 15.Tomatoes, you are going to paint, it will pay you to send to us for a book containing Information
-* strictly fancy ((0 basket) carrier, 3.00 to that may save you many a dollar; It wilt only cost you a postal card to do so.

Auction Sales. :3.50; tomatoes, choice, (0 basket) carrier NATIONAL LEAD CO.
2.50 to 2.i5; tomatoes, fair to good, ((0basket ,
Blake & Ripley, Boston, May 2: California ) carrier, 2.00 to 2.25; tomatoes, I Broadway New York.
Navels 2.73 to a.fi: (): winnings,
choice to fancy standard crates, 2.00 to
1.62 to 2.02; Florida, 1.75 to ::1.12; I porno. 3.00; tomatoes ordinary .stock, crate or

h0s! 2.75'" t to 3.87. ('carrier 1.00 to 1.50. Cabbage, choice, street to secure it wa plainly manifested For Malaria, Liver Trouble
Same, May 8: California Navels, 2.50to hard, medium size\ 1.75 to 2.00; fair to by the spirited bidding, which sent it up
3.37; KtHllings.. 1 Itt I):; to 2.75: ; Florida, good, 1.25 to 1.50. String beans, choice, from 1 00 to 3.00 in short order, it being, or Indigestion,use

2.12 to (_)."v.).. tender graen,1.00 to 1.60)(); choice, wax, finally knocked down at this price to BROWN'S IRON BITTERS
E. I. OcxMI II. New York, May 0: Florida 1.25 to 1.50: ordinary, 25' to 50c. Cucumbers Mr.'m.. Ostatag, who is one of the .
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bright, 1.40 to 2.00; rus et8, 1.10 to largest California fruit dealers in Chi
selected I 2.50 to:1.UO
choice, i per? crate,
bricks dissolve
:3.15. that the lax brought For reddening an
2.05 pomelo bright, The reason
; : ) ordinary to good, crate, 1.25 to caw
SgoU'l & Day. New York, May 8: Florida 2.00.; New jKtatoc, per choice, selected, such a price was, in the opinion of all ounce of glue in a gallon of hot water,

*, 1.C2 to 3.50; ]KinelcM.,1.:,0 to 3.87. j>er barrel 4.00 to ,.OO; fair to good, 3.00 the trade, on account of its having been and a piece of alum the size of an egg
Market Auction Company, Philadelphia to 3.50; second, 1.25' to 2.50. Squash, packed by Mrs. 3: !. C. Smith, of Elmira: I and a pound of Venetian red. Tryon
May 8: Florida 1.20 to 4.80. choice white crate 1.00 to 1.25. Cal., who is-aa all dealers in California
,
if
i per I the bricks before using and too
,
Same, May 11: California seedlings. Eggplant, choice to fancy, per b. c., fruits know-one of the finest packers in I
&5c) to 1.::.?:i. 0.00 to 9.00. Orange*, fancy, selected that district. Mrs. Smith i is one of the thick add more water.
South'ater Street Auction Company, most active and leading members of the i -
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sizes, 3.50 to 5.00; choice to fancy -- -- --- -
Chicago, May 9: California oranges, U5c= straight; lines, 2.50 to 3 50; all large sizes California Fruit Association. Fruit Qeo. S. Hacker & Son,

to 1.80.: a* to quality, 1.50 to 2.50. Grape fruit, Trade Journal. ...
Same May 10: California orange, 95c: fancy bright, 3.50:; to 4.50; russet, 3.00 to Orange Prices at Riverside. MANUFACTURERS OF
to 2.10.
3.50. ItKDFIEU &: SOS
.. m.c
advertisers careful and
One of our a .
PINKAITLE i'1UcfS.Pineaplltwareinbetterlualitvbutyet. CHICAGO, May lOran l'8, California responsible man, in a personal letter says: ==

\ Navels, :8.25:.? to 3.75 for fancy; t eedling "By the way, I had an interesting piece 09Q a.

pricw arc rather depressed under heavyreceipts ;*, 1.8. to 2.35: for 128-210; pines,4.00to of news-inside news-from Riverside, ...

of which many art still of |x>orquality. 12.00 per i 100 for fancy; beet, 40 to 00c California, today from an old friend there 0C
dozen cabluige Florida, 2.00 to 2.25 who went from Florida a little over a 3:
Prices show a wide range from iKr ; ;
:3.50 to 16.00 l ir 100. ixHiisiana :.u0() to 2.75; cukes, .75 to 1.00 year ago. The writer says: Husiness! is 0c

P. Iluhlman & Co.rejxirt their consignment l lK'r dozen: egg plant, choice, 1.50 to 2.00 very much depressed here now. Oranges I .T -
20 60 cent
ex Yucatan Hold at :33 I to 15 cent I pl'r dozen; peas. 1.00 to 1.2: l per lax ; are netting the growers' to i per a.
They say: *"A "good, demand has set in onions, 1.00 to 1.25 1 i per l>ox; toans. 1.50 box on the trees. This is The from a thoroughly is 09O I-

from almost part of the country, to 1.75 i>cr bushel; squash, white, 2.75 to reliable source. party
and we could ewer ily have sold! twice the 3.25 jH"r barrel; tomatoes, Florida, 2.50to coming back to Interlachen as soon as ..
ho of his California > >-
quantity." 3.00 leer box.CINCINNATI can dispose pn i
"
Fine Jamaica pine*, of which a few crt)". --.-___ And Building Material.CHARLESTDN .

packages have reached New York, bring May 15.-Potatoes, Rose, A Very Good Yield. 8. O.
2:= to 4 cents each more than the liavanapinet 5.50 to 0.00 tomatoes. 1.50 to 2.50 beans, ,
; ; The last number of tho Fort Myere -
+ on account of their firmness and choice round, 2.00 to 2.25; cukes, .90 to Press has the following: E.C.I'almer. j. II. Kircnburg A. W Fn>>t.
weight.Pineaelos. 1.00 per dozen; Southern a* low as .30; EXPERIMENT STATION, { R"tabU.hcd 1869.
hold firm at totter prices cabbage, common to good Mobile, .35 to Four MYEIU FLA.. April 10. 18U3. C
which, while low, are adhered to as follows .50; choice, 1.25 to 1.05.(\ This i'9-to certify that I assisted Dr. L. Palmer, Rivenburg & Company,
: Us: ,green, 4 to 5 cents; ripe| G cents; Irish and
3s:) green, 6 to 7 cents; ripe| 8 cents; In, C. Washbuni today to dig Sta- Successors to O. S. Palmer.
gn'Cn,8 to U cents: ripe, 10 cents, ; extras, LOUISVILLE, May 15.-Pines, :3.00 to sweet potatoes on tho Experimental Wholesale Fruit and Produce' Commission
green, 10 to 12 cents; ripe, 14 to 16 cents. 3.50 i IM.T dozen; potatoes| 5.50 to 0.00; tomatoes tion grounds. The Irish potatoes yieldedat
and
The steamer Yucatan arrived from Havana .75: to 1.25 per peck; cucumbers; the rate of two hundred twenty Merchants.UHl .
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with 10,502 k-irrels] of pineapples; .CO to 1.25 per dozen.ST. ((220)) bushels i per acre, and the sweet potatoes
I' at the rato of five hundred /tartXtrrrt, 'rer Yorfc.
eighteen receiversarc represented in this yielded .
largo cargo. Most f of it is in good shipping -Potatoes 4.25 to and fifty (550)) bushels to the acre. -
LOUIS, May: 15. I. D. BALDWIN. iiiEVAPQRATORTHE
order and going out of the market. 4.50; cabbage..30 to .75 for Mobile and FR

The Philadelphia Market Auction New Orleans; good sound, 1.50 to 2.00; FORT MYEIT, FLA., April 10, 16U3. I U I I ZIMMERMAN, Machine
WlJUJdard
8 l 50() barrelsof The
Company sold, May cucumbers, best, 2.00 to 3.00; carriers, Personally appeared( before mo L. D. Dlffmat elm sad vile... Illiitrat c*ui.t.i r...
Havana pines at 4 to 8 cents. I. BLYMYCU nON WOlIktt fU.ilMlM.&..
0.00 i IKT barrel; bean, flat, 1.00 to 1.25); to me, who THE
May 10, 150 barrels Havana pines -- : 1.50 to 2.50 1111(11subscribed,
round 1.25) to 1.50) : tomatoes, swore to the foregoing
ejctras-9 4 to Ult cents; ones, 64! ; twos: for carriers; egg plant, 1.50 to 1.75 i per statement.

5K The cent South; threes Water, 4 cents Street Auction Com- crate; l beets, .3.'Ho..50I per dozen bunches; Given under my hand and seal the date CONSUMPTIONSURELY
squash.; ) : .25: to .GO per IKJX. aforesaid.
mny, Chicago, sold pines at auction as The last few cars of Florida cabbagethat THORP Clerk of Court. CURED.To .
L. O. :
follows: Mar :Jl, one ,Qr'n.. 2, 5i! to 7 came here during the past week sold! B. LEAK Clerk. THE EDITOR-Please inform TOUT read
cents; May 4, one car No. :Jl, 014 to 124; for about freight charges-some of it for [SEAL1] By 11. Deputy II> en that I hare a positive remedy for the

May :5, one air No. 2, 4*, to 8; :Mayo, less. Therefore the Florida product has BY STEAM-- above named disease. By its timely use
one car No. 2, 4 to 10; May 8,one car No. about disappeared in this market. While CHICKEN.HATCHING thOUMnda of hopeless caws hare been per.

2, :3 to 10; :May U, one car No. 2, P4 to the last three or four car received did manently cured. I shall be glad to send
U 10 2': to .V two bottles of remedy free to of
; May one car not average the freight; charges, it is my any your
CHICAGO, May 1:i.-Pineappleaare still equally true that the season has been a (flee .Y O 0 ea4oaN reaYeeoA readers who hare consumption if they will
in large ).: New York having unloaded remarkably profitable one to the Floridians 4o.. for Ui fall*. Cataloru y_ *. 09. send me their express and post office address.
freely\ on this market with brokers the being for a long time .'Let i ft Co)&..QiUfl y.UU7AA._ Kespectfttlly, T. A. Slocum, M.O.,
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price
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quoting out No. 1 at 5.00 j>er hundred. highly, remunerative. Hatch Chlckons by Stoam. No. 183 Pearl Street New York.
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This naturally demoralized the trade here P. M. KIELY & Co.
and caused free tilling all round. IMPROVED EXCELSIOR INCUBATOR "MORE TESTIMONIALS"

ST. Louis, May 15.-Pineapples, -Porto>> WWdoi\ftUoft. ......p.t4ry.Nandvl/.Kq Thoae.nda ia.oeoeaatJ(al.f.op.r.
selections sell at FIRST CALIFORNIA CHERRIES. 1ft lnnest.prid JflnrtU Ib&cbet m..s. for tarn*Bamtr of machine*
Rico in light supply; .old han B7 other htcli.rMADK.
6.00; small and damaged, of which the The first box of California cherries |i t* f Mnto....aIe..n to at batch ie.s. ooet alarCff than p.ro.at.ient ao.otb.r. : 8)ta.accm tai op.r.
offerings mainly consist, sell at 1.00 to i was offered on the 8th inst., at the Chicago B.o4e&>Matar.lU1AotA.a& ODe time Z::s

4.00 i per dozen, according to size and con- Fruit Auction Comp.1ny-\\l'm. ) CUMr was"lJ. with*SD MXabl cap.cfsr ReU-
and sell Luske auctioneer-by Messrs.I Barnett t ] .",spa aM h1&a4.,...at.. rrJ'tO'd1:
dition. Havana in large supply t ruu. Jeney. 0. are la"
as follows: Extra, 2.50; No. 1.1 2.00; No. Bros., and although it only containedone ..lald..aU. Ie. T..nattk.aat..p. w.Jope. An;...

2,1.50; No. 3, 1.00; specked, damaged: pound of cherries, the competition aM .IUlL"M1u1.: 8.atlaa... PINiRli. I'Nf'AIl1' "rH r rCt., ICJ.TIIE
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and culls, 50 to 75c. per dozen. among the fruit dealers of South Water E W! x'rU. C: rwtU..Chet.: r c-.r. i.








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fidence, knowing that the market will competition to buyers through the auction WEATHER AND CROPS
]\\1aF: l\eMIl not he demoralized by consigned (stock room.

but that dealers must and will buy their In the auction room gather consumers, For tho Week Ending May 16,
supplies at market rates. jobbers, brokers and dealers of all descriptions -
-Homo Sales. The experience of the present season and, through these, without I 1803.

(Read by E. Bean of Jacksonville chairman of should satisfy every one that there need delay, this l jH'risliable crop goes direct: I Western District-Ternix/rature nor-
the Committee" on Marketing, before the Pen.aacoia be no fears that there will he no buyersfor into consumption. i mal; rainfall excessive, hxcess for the
meeting, of the State Horticultural So-
ciety 1I ] the whole product, or that there will Scattered broadcast over thq land, yet |! week atPtnsacola, 1.28 Inches. Sunshine

desire first, to call your attention to be combinations to control and depressthe there is a place awaiting each Ixix ere it about normal. The rain for the most

the report of your Committee on Marketing values. The industry i is too large, i is bid! upon in the auction room, and direct beneficial in very ht'utihUWl'l'K but was

made at the last. annual meeting. It and the demand great, for a successful it goes into that place. This direct except that slight. injury was

was stated in that report that about 85; combine. There will in this, as there is and wide distribution is ujxn n plan of done at a few places where very heavy

per cent. of the crop of the preceding in all other lines of trade, be .sharp 'it- minimum risk and at least cost. showers occurred, injuring corn in lowlands

year IWI( : "92)) land been shipped out on tempts to buy cheap and to sell dear" but Careful and quick} transportation is n Thunderstorms! accompanied the
consignment 10 |per cent had passed the growers can easily protect themselvesfrom factor that deserves the greatest attention rain on two days. The most>> favorable

through the Florida Fruit Exchange,and deception, and readily ascertain the Individual effort. avails nothing.The reports concerning crops: continue to
real) value of the product. Exchange. of union has made come from this district. Dry weather
:5) per cent was .sold on the treees or f. o. system
b., with an average result of hut little In conclusion let me ray that I earnestly itself felt in the l lessening of Eastern would! now be welcomed by the farmersto

more than fifty cents I per box on the believe that this is the only posible rates, and there is no question but as the enable them to harvest the Kit crop,
of the inehltoatr '. We the its the cutting of which has l>egun in some
tree I also wish to call attention to the means saving ) are grower strengthens! system eneitcial -
fact that committee were unanimous at the junction of two roads, one leadingto influence will be more apparent., places. It is the l best for years. Tobacco

in recommending the sale of the crop at prosperity, and the other to disaster This systt'msc'ils fruit upon| its individual in IAHMI county is! reported as very prom

home. which, to many, will he crushing., I merit. Those growers who pay the ising.! Sweet {potato setting has com

This recommendation called forth a would urge then that the memlK. of greatest. attention to quality of fruit and menced. Cut worms and horn flies are

great deal of discussion, not only on the this society by PreceptantI! example, by care in packing. receive !pay for their reported to IN, very had in Walton county.

floor of the convention, but in the pressof argument and persuasion endeavor: to pains. Each grower, has! time selection of Highest temperature. Itt) ; lowest CO;

the State and among the growers at induce all the growers in the State to joinin Ills market if he so desires. but experience 111l'l1I.71J; average rainfall, 1.43.

large. As a consequence, it I 14! estimatedthat the adoption of the plan for selling at shows that i is a matter best left/ in Northern District-The deficiency of

considerably more than 50 per cent. home, for the disposal of the large crop the hands: of the management.; temperature averaged about two degrees.;

of the entire product of the present season now in sight. If it shall l 1.0 attempted to The Exchange: ; advises selling at the daily for this district. Showers occurred

((1802-93): ) has l been sold at home and market it by going back to the old method grove or f. o. b. whenever a satisfactoryprice on three or four days of the week; they

at price ranging from $1.00 to $1.75 I per of consignment, or mixed: sales and con- can he obtained. The grower; has were generally light but apparently suf-

box on the trees; and that the proportion signments, we shall have a repetition of the disadvantage of lack of information ficient for the needs of crops. The deficiency

would have l been greater but for the the disasters of 1891 and 1303: intensified and!', to some (extent at the mercy of I of rainfall at Jacksonville for the

severe cold in January which caused the and the growers, M a mass will receive the buyer. A considerable number of week was .72 of an inch. All could rex -

buyers to retire from the field. Such re absolutely nothing for their labor and in- growers. hold t that not a box. of oranges, | >rted on are doing us well as IH

suit*, obtained with but a ndontionof vestment.I: should lx, sold, at the grove. for this! desired l; groves; look well. Fine showersfell

the plan of selling at partial would, will again quote the vigorous language method of selling" increases: the numt>er at Jacksonville' on Monday eveningand

surely seem to justify and confirm the of the writer in the Riverside of selling agencies; indefinitely and does! this(Tuesday)morningaud the whole

opinion expressed by committee Press above referred to: "Clroxvers of much to decrease the value of the prod of the district; was doubtless favored to
your ,
that such a system would completelysolve Iliverside; if you have had no say in uct. These"are backed 1 by one of the the benrflt of all crops and groves. Highest

the ,prol lern. While great goal I these platters, it i is time that you did fundamental principles' of im ia1l"'R. The temiH'rature.! 8'J: lowest, GO; mean,

baa come from Its partial adoption, it have. If you have no gixnl. judgmentthat Exchange. should handle all and there ii.. 73: ; average rainfall, 021.

must IKJ admitted that the 40 or 35 |per tells you that your only safeguard' no mistake: that all would receive more Cent nil Ui..trict.-Excl'8S of t"IOJN-ra-
cent that was forwarded on consign* is selling your (xHI1'4' at home where theyare money. For me t this system i is the lx.>styet ture fur the week at Titusville 8 and
and owned it is time that devised and tnwartlOUttr deficiency of rainfall .00 of an Inch.ihOWlI'K .
ment for sale had a demoralizing effect grown you moves! year
Let there lx results but, like and all : occurred over the greater portion -
upon ,the markets, which acted on the arouse yourselves. public ) any good
buyers here, causing! them to make low meetings: let the printer's ink flow. Now things! it can !1)K' only partially: effectivefor of this district, but they were generally
offers. i is the time to argue, these questions' and gtxxl when only partially adopted. light and well distributed. The rainfall -

get into line for solid work." This! language .. .- varied in amount from .00 at Tampa
It is to considerable ,
impossible, place any << to::2.31! : indies Plant City, both in Hill-
well in the That Box of .
portion of such a product in the applies to us present Kuraquats.K
1.00!)) incised fell Plant
boroughs,; county; at
markets consignment without its having crisis! of our nffail14."e have startedon Partner and I'.ult-( rowt"r:
the effect to lower As a the right way: let us not hesitate, but In reply to Mr.( Ix>uis Hosanquet in City in thirty-live minutes on the Otis
California forward i issue of !lath would received jacking the ground: t()litl. More rain isneeded
writer in the Riverside ( ) Pre itel'flely solidly push to complete success. your say we in the. eastern counties, especially
his kumqiiats (one-half hux) about April1st
it, "the tendency in
puts any
Vuhlft aural Drevardand! would bo beneficial -
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and wold to Mr. J. C. McComber, of.
market of consigned goods is! down
in of the central counties
lfnrketlnlFruit EXchan some ,
e. Jacksonville! Auction Company for $::1.
while on purchased stock it is up. No
where is retarded
buyer, however shrewd, can. therefore, [Read by M. S. Morematl. of Switterlatul' (St. We had. .never received any I before) and vegetahlegrowth : somewhat
Johns county), before the PenMCuIa" meeting did not then know their value and by dry weather; and orange tree
meet a consigned competition. Quoting, of the state! Horticultural 1 In their
Socid.J) are reported to dropping
again' from the article referred to above, Y ur Committee on Marketing[ believing thought $(fl per box a )goad. <<1 price Mr.Hosanquct fruit and shedding leaves for the want young of

the writer says: "Take any market with that this! question of how to convert the sliipjK-r i led l us astray UNto rain. Fire burned over a considerablearea

a dozen good houses,and let one of their our fruit into money will he lost dealt their value: by a previous! letter askingus rl'lhournl' Hrevurd
near county, on
numU'r receive daily consignments, and with by each member your committee if we could sell a lx>x of them for the 10th, doing sotnedamage. on theetigesof

the other eleven dare not, and will not submitting his) iuelh'ieluut'WH; thereby anything in Juckln'illtt.9t' replied."Ship pineapple.. fields. The condition of the

buy." insuring' a full discussion" of the subject them and we will try.r'e never tomato in Lake county i is retried
in order, therefore to realize the full in all of its plaa'oit'H.Vt!' fully realized heard a complaint from him as to the to have crop since the last
benefits of this plan: the holders of the. that we were not selected and endowed( price when} he got the returns, and nothing and improved doing n'lxrt' ,
generally are
remaining, 40 (per cent of the crop shouldbe to decide this! question' but to do what more atxjut it until his letter in lath: cept crops where the drought has exibteol for

induced to join in the movement thus we may to 'promote) education along such' issue. some time. Showers: t night probably
the ruinous lines will ultimately lead the We would not advise fruit growers
preventing coinjK'tition as up to broke the drought in many sections of
which will inevitably arise by its Wing |H'rfect system. In dealing with the to plant kumquatH, as. ten boxes would this district. Highest temperature! 03: ;

forwarded for sale.I An wxm' as it lx> (&uestiolt. facts as they are must be considercd supply Jacksonville a .l'ar.I1Clno one lowest, :fit I; mean. 75: ; average; rainfall,
comes settled that this! is to ho the future and utilized 1 to reach the end whoever eats one will ever buy a second) 0."'.
time. Tourists only buy them as a curiosity. el.
of the will flow sought.
policy growers money Southern District.! -Kainfall: deficient;
into the Im1' mcking. houses will Im Beautiful theories and ideal) systems! BLAIR e t TIIItASIIElt.Jacksonville exctwiv sunshine aver
central, I'ia" temM-niture| ; ,
erected at joints, at which the products of the imagination,
must
giveplace -.....--- :age. Crops: and groves doing very well,
fruit will lie concentrated in large, to the dictates
quantities uncompromising of The LOH Angeles Times : "If there but their condition would be improved
nays
which will insure a much better practical business. Certain fundamental
rain. in sections
is!' anything on earth that makes uu orange hJ' Pineapples. : some
classification and more uniform packing| principles are inherent and must he the 'warm around his! neckband show slight injury on account drought.
that will greatly enhance the value of foundation of of grower
system markt.tillthnt
any now it is: to mention 'market. High winds! on the 11th slightly injured
the product is! ex| ected stand the test of exjx'rience. 01 lowest
Some of them can 'cuss, a blue streak grain( Highest temperature, ;
When this shall he effected. the distri-! The great regulator. of all trade (W): 77 rainfall, O.ftl.E. : .
from home to the office and then not let ; mean, ; average
tion will bo made from here. Not only supply and demand: ), enters most intently :. K. DHMAIN Director.
:
If ask 'wh is this thusnexs
will the dealers) in the great centers purchase into the marketing, of this .peri+'haIIt up. you H1C111U"l'r) (that has Jacksonville, Wa, May 16. I jt
( was)
: a
their supplies, but the interior product. Increase the numlx rof se ling every grower
The fact remains that
ma.rkeu111 order direct. The suppliesfor agents for any one ,product, and you the tree fuller of luscious Blood
orange are Nerve /
the markets of the country as! wellas its t t'lIlUJ:1 noo The moVe com- .
fruit than have been
that for foreign consumption will U pleto the distribution the greater the they |erhap.s ever '
taforu at this time of tho.ur, and if Tonic Builder
regulated: by the demand, and not as! cmuullllpt un. The more direct and ceo-
is around looking for
the of ill-informed uomical distribution the anybody running :
by ,
now' caprice con. greater profit
fd nol'M. This will insure!' a i erfect distribution to the grower. Quick and careful transx oranges" buy, he don't say anything! !
alxmt it. be don't think
with little or no overstocking | >rtation with lowest; |""-*I hi... rates the old 'holes'And"may that favor you deciduous .
at any particular |x>int. The growers greatly enhance value. I! .
fruits time.
I are not having a great They
will receive their money a satisfactory Reputation built on merit has muchto
obligation for their fruit 1 before it is taken do with results ulttn inf..1.I 1. j i say deciduous fruits are as natural to .
California weeds I and) the
from the tree*, and will l 1"-, relieved from have thus briefly. outline d the foundation as "sooner |*-o-
find the best in the s Nnd tot j I'
ple they are long
|posy 4
the anxieties" and rinks connected with ) of the Florida Fruit Fxchange decravparupWrt S
the old uwthctls.11 of clarification .: ril'nee alone run, the better. ,:.
questions system Xpt.? can furnish : ,

{tacking.. transportation!! and distribution law* for the regulation of its policy.With IF TOUR ',....CK .(rIl1'f. S Dr. WILLIAMS' "4.Or.
will he turned over to the buyers one hand feeling the pulse of the Or you are all worn out, really goal ihr "*H. CO.
MEDICINE
with the fruit. market the other on the grove( it undertakes t .K,1t Is general'df bllity. Try' ,
Under buch conditions the buyers and to solve the supply and demand J>.:oir.vifO.v. itirrKits.It "f'r t...,;. SchenectadyN.Y.

packers can exercise aralrdegn.... of con- question. It would abolish the ruinous l will cum. you a!cleanse appetite.your liver, and jood u for 8".1:50: aDd BrockTWC,OUt.



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Nitrogen Editor Partner and and that Fruit Grower Starved: Grove. 'Jacksonville' fafflpa&Jeg I{ W es RailwayI Ot

Well, now there is old Brother -

Matt after me for saying that I would

give this one particular grove that has I Joseph' II. ))urkr> Hecolver

been fertilized with "complete fertili ___ THE E E
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zer" till it is-well, not half dead- }AtRaoNYlt c + A AAONV! t '

but not what it ought to be. Now, I A,.r,. d a TAMPA Acr W1$?, Tropical*. Trunk Line Neither Bayonets
$ eo
have studied, theorized arid practicedon ., t s cT.ou,

this sand near twenty years, and I ti ys *:A*, f Extending Hitithwanl from Jacksonville, excel Nor( DaggersAre
believe that I know how either
to ,) in equipment and service, reach allY

"kill or cure" an orange grove.'h}'? ,A m. :'b M prominent winter and summer guard.needed They stand by the up (Coiled ur right Springs, but in when a quiet on

Because I have experience and obser-I $$'ii'last. genteel manner. No barb-erism, no slaughter
CL1.1 ,Nw t+ PLEASURE RESORTS house tactics in any case. Simply this, "You
vation to verify my ideas. I know too !. pCAU / fTOAAa can't pass here without an order from the boss"
: of Florida. train gervice with Parlor -and they pass not.
that countless thousands are worse 'r:4 r lrM Through- PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian

than wasted in Florida yearly for fer. a. Pullman, l Mullet, and Sleeping cars Midi.. ..
carry, you through -
tilizers or materials that are worse z&

than wasted. There is such a thirgas Os.t" A'r tt! n Orange Groves Fruit Farms RIPE FRUIT
,
but the Preserved in
a judicious fertilizing, shipment.FLAGLER'S .

average man knows about as muchof 4. i. Au$,u...,(..i,, I Vegetable Gardens, PRESERVATIVE COMPOUNDwill
this science as a pig knows of as- SA! LA
'T"" preserve all kinds of Ripe Fruit in a perfect
tronomy. And the worst of it is he i '; Pineapple Plantations' condition just as picked for two to three months
.n any temperature, retaining all their natural
will not learn. lie will not "bother 'p"'. : flavor, enabling hipments to foreign countries.'

his head,*' or as old Gov. S. c'' NAAGAOIA r..a..+a. Phosphate Mines, &r Thoroughly tested.& Correspondence solicited.
PLAGLKK CO., 19 Pearl St.,Boston,)lalS."CENTAWORD" .
once said, "these fertilizer men c wA
& a.A '
know more of my needs in this line :.1; ': 1 rR : i -4V Cocoanut Fields, COLUMN.

than I do." Now when these fellows ti s AND ALONG THE: '"

know more than I do I am going to To insure insertion in this column, adrerUse
out. St. Johns River, nents must be accompanied by the money.
get Advertisements must not exceed fifty words.
Don't you forget that I fertilize Indian River Postage Stamps received in payment.
Count every word,including name and address,
not furnishing the .
completely- only
'i -- --- -- '- --"' -- ----
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Lake Worth
great trinity but this in. all their varied r / L WANTKD-Sour : give lowest price
Forming n New Itu ute to per in barrels, 1 f. o. b. Address
and various forms. Yes 1 alwa "
s l
) ii aarxd car f "Oranges, care Farmer and Fruit-Grower.
aim to kill three or four birds with J S'lO3tAT
BISCAYNE BAY.
one stone, and to make a certainty HALF THEIR REAL VALUE-Very
doubly sure and to have both edgescut. Direct Line to TAMPA, PUNTA GORDA nnd Culf Harbors. two to four-year-old orange and lemon bins
,
on sweet stocks and grape fruit. J. L. DERIRCX
But I not at the of Lakeland, Fla.
am mercy YOU I J.nvLti'ni ,-ii y4t
purchasing ticket : Jacksonville, Tampa & -
the fertilizer compounder if I am a WILL { TROUBLE By l Key \\\I"t It')'. Fend for largo map of Florida, WILL UXCHANr.IJ-Kighty acres, Missouri
slave to the other devils, the transpor J AND by mail, with other information of Intcrt.1it. for an Orange Grove. Por further
SAVE ( particulars correspond with JOHN W, DEAVE.
tation men.I TRANSFERSR. Verona, Fla. 5**>>3tANT1JD

have known the senseless application B. CABLE, W. B. COFFIN C. D. ACKERLY, hundrttl'1rOOd'lfled
-One Satsuma
of complete fertilizers followed by General Manager. Sii|crintcndcnt. General Passenger AgentIF'o'rAL trees budded sour stock. State age size,
---- - ---- ---- --- ---- budded
when
price, etc. JOHN WILKINS, Grasmere *
clean culture until the wouldnot
grove ,Orange county. it
respond to an application of Co : II SALTSAre
( NE HUNDR1U THOUSAND Sweet Potatoplantl
pounds per annum. Now, I use some for sale. Early Golden, New Jersey

chemicals, but more organic matter.I necesa y to produce large crops of good quality. aboard Early Nansemond carat '1.50 per, Rest thousand.India Direct Yam. to Packed G, L.

use nitrogen, phosnhate or potashas )MICHAEL Glen Ethel, Fla., Star Hill Nursery
High and Low Grade Sulphate of Potash, Muriate of Potash and Kalnit. s-zo-tt.
seems necessary, and when I want .

$10.00 worth of potash I don't pay For Information and Patticular. address LIMONA TKIFOUATA TKFES-Small thrifty
", by mail. Three for ten for
Jjc.
$44 for a "complete" mixture.I GERMAN KALI WORKS, Sac, one hundred for 5.z. L. W. KERVAN,

will say here for the benefit of .'.!W XitMtiiii Afrerf, Xf'''' Turk, A*. 1*. Norwalk, Fla. .
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some folks that there are a great many EGGS FOR HATCHING of fifteen varieties.
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FRIES, St. Nicholas, -M-at
sources of nitrogen: and several sourcesof s
phosphoric acid and potash. Some I I how to keep the large ones from grow. : in this matter, and from its decision nnil.GlIMAN'H: CONDITION POWDER can be

sources are better for s Jme lands ing is "fine science." I I there is no appeal. Let us therefore 'Jacksonville* purchased, Fla.at J. C I/Kngle's Drug Store,

than others, and not only the land but Brother Mott used to say that pot- produce the best fruit possible and A j-ij-iat-_

the treatment of the land ash at the roots would "beat a squirt i i market it as becomes business men. FOR SAUJ-Ilcst Stock Pigeons, Carriers
previous *, Tumblers, Common and Runts;
must be taken into questi n. As to gun at the other end." He is about I i In that case we have little to fear. latter largest pigeon grown; all inquiries with
answered.' W.8. Punic, Eta
stamps Lawtey.
half about half
right-onl though. I
smooth sized .
sweet bright popular S-ij-4t
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Microscopic insects and fungus -- --.0--
fruit I realize and the fine
appreciate Deafness Can't bo Cured FOR 8ALI5-Satsuma Orange Buds from bear
discrimination in the grove treatment growth may be killed in one way or trees at $..00 per too by mail,or f? per

necessary to obtain it; but to strike the effects counteracted by the other.I by local applications, as they cannot Eta i.ooo by express. G L. TABER, Glen St. Mary,
S'IJ-8t
this and at the same time have the lost another thousand dollars just reach the diseased portion of the ear. --- ..

fruit hold on the tree till the "ides of here. I, too, am "beginning to put a There is only one way to cure deaf. FOR SALU of "Princess"Thoroughbred by MFriUM Bull Terrier combining pups

March/' is, well, that's just a little little reason into these things in my ness, and that is by constitutional some of the best blood in America. Price of pupsat
J 10 weeks old, Jj. Also one pointer (our
"something else" old age. W.M. P. NEELD. remedies. Deafness is caused by an months old,f to. Address R. B. DULL lraffordvine '

Plnellas ___ inflamed condition of the mucous Fla. .. 4-*.-at
Now, gird on, boys; the race is to -- -- -- ..- -
the swift. AVe have so vastly more California Oranges. lining of the Eustachian Tube.'hen FLORIDA'S advantages for small investments,

than the Fruit Exchange can The California Fruit Grower discreetly this tube gets inflamed you have a Estate Journal," Arcadia Fla.
oranges ':.oo per year: sample,with state map to cents4ajian
sell in its "distributing centres" at says : It is idle nonsense to rumbling sound or imperfect hearing, ;

will the and maintain that California and when it is entirely closed Deafness
that are
prices pay grower oranges FANCY KONS-Bought,sold and exchanged.
the transportation that we have got to necessarily the best in the world. It is the result,and unless the inflam for what you want. Stamp for reply.
LLOYD GRANT, Lady Lake, Via 7-a5-jrt
mation be taken and this tube
cut down expenses. We have got to is a question of fact only. They maybe can out

make the "popular sizes," and they the best, or they may not. The restored to its normal condition, hear NURSERY STOCK. All leading varieties sweet

must be bright and sweet and food general tenor of all market reports for ing will be destroyed forever; nine Ualfur UOYNTOM on sour,Archer stocks,,Fla fine healthy 3,-tt cheap.*

indicate cases out of ten are caused by cartarrh, --- ---- -.-- -- .- ----- I4t...
keepers, for they will be treated like a the past three months would
which is nothing but an inflamed con KNOWING our Son Phosphate to be a valuable
ship's ballast. The boxes must be that they have not been thus far this r and for the purpose of giving

clean and neat or even fancy or yon season equal in quality to the Florida dition of the mucous surfaces.We farmers and fruit growers a chance to test It at
small cost we will deliver it f.o. b, cars in aoo-
are gone. This is just so, for already fruit.'e gain nothing by cursingthe will give One Hundred Dollarsfor pound sacks at 60 cents per sack. COWLCS&JOR

the last of March the market reports commission man and the marketin any case of Deafness (caused by DAH PRRTILUKR Co., Bartow_. Fla. .2-2-.t
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were saying : "Large, coarse oranges general, and by continually swearing catarrh) that cannot be cured by FOR SALE for cash,time or trade orange groves,
and timber lands. R. RUMLXY, Kenka,
very dull." Small oranges are denominated that we grow the best oranges in Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for CirCU- Fla. 3-I'''"...
aboutas the world the time display- lars free.F. .
"trash, and prices at same TIIK UNKNOWN PKA.-The best Cow Pe&
for the large, coarse ones. Now, ing the medals received at New Or J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O. grown. Have grown them for several years.

how to get the little ones large and leans. The market is the final judge for Sold by Druggists, 75C. $1.30 4-per-tf busheL Mann ville, Putnam W.II.Co.MAX, Pla.'i111K .



842 THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER. .
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Fruit Evaporators.In There is big money in fruit and in -THE-
response to many inquiries from evaporators. Common dried fruit is
our readers, we herewith furnish an a thing of the olden times; it shouldbe s. B. HUBBARD COMPANY
illustration of one of the most popular hung up with the sickle, flail and
fruit evaporators. It is simple in operation spinning wheel as relics of the past. ,
economical in, fuel, and its Interested parties are referred to the JACKSONVILLE FLA.
product, as well as the machine itself, American Manufacturing Co.Waynesboro ,
has a worldwide reputation for dryingor Pa., for circulars, table, prices HARDWARE AND STOVES
evaporating fruits, berries, tea, and details. ,
coffee, cocoa, corn, cocoanut, etc., DOORS, SASH, BLINDS, PAINTS, OILS AND VARNISH.
etc. Its cheapness and high-class JAMAICA or INDIAN SORREL M..r:'V HILL e331'I:'LIE&3.
work has secured for it the leadingsale Hibiscus, Sabdarifla We are State We Have
in all civilized countries. ( ) Agents for the
Produce One and Two 1 I1UKSE HAY RAKES
The furnace burns wood or coal HorseBUCKEYE
The Finest Jelly and SauceR .
equally well, and automatically regu In stock.
*
lates itself; hard firing increasing the that of Cranberries.Is : -\I\ 4 e : ft nerd a /"< frrmf.
volume and velocity of the hot air excedlngly productive and a dozen will ,uf :i T The 6 foot Is suitable -
currents through the machine insteadof .lice for a family. MOWERS, t f'S r x for use In
Plant about 8zio feet apart, and from next Oc ,. ;, V
simply making it hotter and scorch "
tober to January reap your reward. .t tnntftlftf stork of ORANGE GROVES.
J/oirrr rind ,
ing the products.The One dozen securely packed and sent, postpaid, Ile1 Niles on lured atFartory \
Write for Prices.
evaporator is made to supportthe for soc;one hundred securely packed and sent i'rfrr.
trays on tracks, leaving ample postpaid,for f j.FJeasonen. WE CARRY A COMPLETE STOCK OF THE F.'MOUS"TEXAS

space between the lines of trays to $ros., Ri NGE PLO'VS,"
carry off the moisture without steam ONUCO,FLA. A f..n Llnf 01 It rjut In for Same.
iug the fruit already partly dried. The .- Acme Orange Grove and Two-Horse Pulverizing Harrows, tho Boy
fresh fruit as it is inserted in the evaporator Dixie Cast Plows, and a full line of Farm and Agricultural Implementof
receives the greatest heat, and FRUIT TREESSOUTHERN all descriptions. Agents for the Planet Jr. Horse and Hand Tools, sold
each group of trays afterwards inserted FOR at factory prices. Send for catalogues.
moves the previous groups forward ORCHARDS.Write r

and into a lower temperature. for Catalogue and price list. ,
Every group of trays receives exactlythe JENNINGS' NURSERY CO.,
same treatment and makes the cir Thomaivllle. Ua. "'"'
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Carry a stock of Steam Pumps, Boilers

.. = ... Wrought and Galvanized Pipe, Valves.
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rated by this process are as white as Plants put in complete and guar-

this paper, and if soaked a few hoursin anteed satisfactory. Hand Spraying
water cannot be distinguished froma r- Pumps of every description. Send forD
fresh cut apple in appearance or
flavor. Catalogue of How and When to Spray.

No industry on the farm at present Nozzles, Pipe, etc., made to order in our

prices for evaporated apples, berries, M machine shop.
peaches, etc., pays as well as the use
of an evaporator, and we are not sur .if
prised at the interest our patrons manifest
in the subject. For; an illustration: "OUR RELIABLE INCUBATOR"Will
Peaches often decay under the trees he In constant o|*>ratlnn at the World's r
Columbian Exposition Tlir iiu,.t practical
without much thought or attention. If machine cTrr ofTrrr l thi i oiiltry fraternity. ,i
pared and evaporated they are now Stand 4cstam'' ifordracrljstlvrcatalogue. IT
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WILL I'A"ot' 40" 1'ardnf high Class
worth thirty cents per pound. One I Poultry."40" l1tu.trnh, 1 "1Nn11t e
of the highest priced food luxuries. I Ift esi: Reliable Incubator &Brooder Co.;

Compare wheat, corn, sugar, clover QUINCY ILLINOIS.
seed, with this price per pound if you ;
are a farmer or fruit grower, and re
flect for a moment, if you would not FAIR AND SQUARE \
be disposed to apply for divorce pro. PRINTED .r
ceedings if the household management .
WRAPPERS
exhibited one half the waste about the FRUIT AGENTS FOR ::
kitchen in such cheap articles as sugar, ,, IoC80"VLES' sxEt'.M XJS. ';
Put in packages of 1,000;every sheet numbered
oatmeal up
rice etc. ,
consecutively to 1,000. All LeUenleretl the Day they are Received. d
Evaporated apples at ten cents per Low Price Good Work. Full Count.
pound wholesale gives a bushel of THE S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY
windfalls a value of seventy-five to THE JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO., ,. Y. < V
eighty cents if evaporated. 37 Montgomery St.,Jersey City, N.J. JACKSONVILLE. FLA.
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Time 53 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and NEW YORK GHIRiiESTElM INN FLORID UNES.

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Between Jacksonville and New York: Pirvt-ciaM $a.6o; Intermediate, }19.00; Kxcursiou: (43.50;
httcrage, $12.50.

Jacksonville and Doton : Cabin 7.00; Intermediate, 'JI.OOj Excursion 47.30; Steerage, $t4.ty
The magnificent Steamship of this Company are appointed to sail follows:

The magniiicont Steamships of this Line are appointed
FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK.
to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. C.,
(Central or 900 Meridian Time.]
both
Nacoochfc........ ................................. .............. ....Friday. une 2\1. 7.00 a.m ways :
City of August...... ................. ..... ...................Sunday June 4th ttooa.m From (STANDARD TIME.) Jacksonville,
City of lllrtnliiKliuiit.KUIIKHM ...................................... .........Tuesday, June 6th.lo.JOa.m New York. From
City... ......................s.. ........ ... ..... .............Friday. June 9th, i.3op.m (Pier 29, K. R.) ....... .."STKAMRR ........ Florida.
NuroorlurCity .......... ................:............ .......... ..........Sunday June nth, 3.ooa.m Friday Apr. aSth,at .1 pm JROQUOJ:; ...... Thursday, May 4th at SAO: a mTuesday
of AiiRUiita.... ............................................. ... ."'uelkiay, June 13th, 5.00 p.n.City May 2d, at .1 pm."CIIKKOKKH........ ... .. Sunday May ;th, at 9:30a: m
Friday, nth at m'ru..twlay.
of lllriiiliiRliuni., ................. .......... ............... ......Friday June it>ih, 7.ooa.m May 5th at .1 p m.........."ALGONQUIN. .Thursday May uyo: p
KMII.U City.................................... ........ ........... ...Sunday June tSih 9 00 a.m May 9th at .1 pm "IROQUAIS".Sundar. May 14th.at 2.30pm
aeolrlrr.... ..,......... ..... ...... ............ ....... ...........Tuenday, ?oth, n.oo a.in Friday May lath at 3 p in."C1IHROKfI.Thur.. ... ay, May iSth. at 6:30: am
(11t.ru"..... .... ... ........ .................. .. . .. Friday June aid I.3op.mCity Tuesday, May i6th at .1 pm..ALGONQUIN..... .... ..,. ..... Sunday. May aist,.at 9s:* a m
of ItlriiiliiRliaiu, ............................... .... .............Sunday, 2510, 3.ooa.m Friday May 19th,at 3 pro ..... "IROQUOIS.; ....... Thu..day.laY2 at troop: m
Tuesday, ,at "CHKROKKK, at
Kalian City........................................ ..................Tuesday, June ajth 4.30 p.m )May 23d 3 gin... Sunday MaY2'tb.. atIROQUOIS" 2-jo: P m
Nacoochr., .............. .. ........ ..............., ..... .Friday, June joth, 6.ooa.m Tuesday Friday May lay26th.at.1 joth,at 3 pm pm. .. ....."ALGONQUINThursday. ." ..........Sunday .June June 4th it at SJOam 1:00: am
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FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON.

City of Slnroii... .. ...... ......................................Thursday, une ute 6.3Op.m ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE.
flute City............................................. .. ..........Thursday, Juae 8th, 13.30 p.m -- -- -
City or Mttroit.............. ..... .... ... ... ........ .... .Thursday,June 15th 6.3Op.m For Sanford Enterprise and Intermediate Points'onthe
late City...... ... .................... . ..... .Thursday, une 22d, I.oop.m ,
City of Mucott.... .... .... ......... .......... .. .... .. .. .... .. .. Thursday,June nth. 6.00 p.m St. Johns River.The .

FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA.This elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamers

( Ship does MOT Carry Passengers.) Oity: of Jaolcsonvillo,"

I).........: ........................................ ........... .... ...Tuesday., 6th, 10.00 a.m Capt. W. A. SHAW."ll'.ed'lc .
Ie..ouK................................................. ...... ...... ... Friday, June ifcth, 7.00a.m
I).*.*OIIK::.......................................M.. ........... ..........Monday, 26th, 4.00 p.m DeBo..y,"

THESE PALACE STEAMERS Capt. LEO VOGEL
Ire appointed to hail rom Jacksonville daily except Saturday at 3.30 p. m., and from Sanford
daily except Sunday at 9 a, m.
Connecting with the Savannah Florida and Western Railway (\Vaycross Short Line), offer to the
General and Ticket Office 88 West St. Jacksonville
Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. Passenger Bay ,
Through Ticket and Bills of Lading, issued to principal points North, Hut and Northwest via ,1011 N I.. ..()"'..\III). Florida Freight Agent foot Laura Street Jacksonville. Fla.
Savannah. For information and rooms apply to F. 31. IKONMOMJKH.: : ir.. Florida Passenger Agent 88 West nay St.. Jacksonville Pia.U. .
B. R.. PRICK. Soliciting Agent W. II. LUCAS, Fla. Pass. Agent. .\itS I 1.\1.1. 11. CI."U":, Assistant Traffic Manager, 5 Bowling Green New York.
77 West Bay Street: Jacksonville. 77 West Bay Street JacksonvilleR. \\'. I.'. OdlsKN FAY, Traveling Passenger Agent b8\Y. Bay Street Jacksonville, Fla.
.. WALKER Agent C. G. ANDKRSON Agent I Til It: ). (I. Kliil: Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green, New York.J. .
New Pier No. 35 North River New York. City Exchange Building, Savannah. Ga .\. LKSL1K: Superintendent foot Laura Street.Jacksonville Fta.W'M. .
RICHARDSON & BARNARD. Agents Lewis' Wharf Boston.
W. L. JAM US, Agent 13 S. Third Street, Philadelphia. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,
). D. IIASHAGKN Eastern Agent Sa,.., Fla. k Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadwa .
Jacksonville 14 *.tiittt i.-li.warn Av.>niif, l'hllad..J.hla. ft Howling Or.en. Nfl" York.
A. DeW. SAMPSON, General Agent W. H. ARNOLD, Gen. Tray. Pass Art., Fla __ __ __ .
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306 Washington sU, Boston. W. II. RIIKTT. General( Agent, -- -
For Ticket apply to 8.. P. & W Railway office. 317 Broadway. New York .. ALL BUYERS

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ATTENTION
Bowker's sentexpress
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tomers. This (Is by special arrangement
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Grower. owls from my vards..
Orange 2 '1 We are the largest breeder ot
horoughbred poultry in Florida.
:Ome and see our stock or seed
1 '>r our illustrated catalogue and
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w rice list of 14 varit ties
FIRM FRUIT that holds on until it is 1 Poultry supplies of all kinds.
BRIGHT Incubators and Brooders, Shell
; a strong, healthy, vigorous growth of nd Bone Mills, Clover Cutter andBoiled
.Vire Netting,Desiccated Fish
both tree and fruit are the results reported by large t ": hens lay.Blood and Bone to make

and experienced planters in Florida who are using EGGS TO HATCH.

I this popular Fertilizer. It supplies to the tree at the ;; QFr E. W. AMSDEN,

proper time, in the proper form, and in the proper T Orrnond, Pia

proportions, all the elements to bring perfect, healthymaturity. ------ -
JOHN L. MARVIN, J. P. TALIAFERRO,
President. Vlco-Proeldont.
H. T. BAYA. THOS. W. CONRAD,
BOWKER'S VEGETABLE GROWER and BOWKER'S To- Cashier. Assistant Cashier.

HACCO GROWER are also special complete Fertilizers, CAPITAL $100,000.

carefully and scientifically compounded for the purposes '

mentioned, and we extensively used In Florida. BOW / THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK

KER'S SQUARE BRAND BONE AND POTASH is a happy ,

combination for those requiring these Ingredients. t JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,
Respectfully solicits your Deposita, Collections and Geneva
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Chemicals at market rates.
Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .

i Send for Illustrated Catalogue, Free. --
INVITED.
BOWKER FERTILIZER l A. M. BOND, CEN'L AGENT,

COMPANY. J AVANNAH, GEORGIA. DIREC'rORS.
John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin,
las. P. TallaferroV. T. W. Roby, Judge R. Archibald,
'- B. Clarkson, C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson,
Dr. H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldgo.'fllX .


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CUT RATES ON FERTILIZERS AND FERTILIZER MATERIALS.

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The Paine Fertilizer Company, in order to increase extensively their business in the State of Florida, have decided to makeJacksonville

enormous cuts on all FERTILIZERS AND FERTILIZER JIATERIALS. 'fhey have a large: quantity of all fertilizer materials in stock at ,
having laid in a full supply of Sulphate of Potash, German l Iainit, Nitrate of Soda, Animal Bone, Blood and Bone, Acid Phosphate, Dissolved Hone,
O. S. G. Lime, etc., of the very highest grade, in the very best mechanical condition.
They commence their big cuts on fertilizer materials on December 15th, and these cuts will 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 largo 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 nature, 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 12.50 s I per ton less than the present quotations. .
Remember theso cute commence Deeemlier 15th And may stop at any time therefore parties wishing to buy at cut rates nhoutd send in their inquiries at once. They will never
again be able to buy Fertilizers:. at those exceedingly low prices unlca this company should again take it notion to cut the prices a thinK which is seldom done in fertilizer business, it
being attempted for the first time by this enterprising company as a trial and!as an advertisement.
Address all communications
toTHE PAINE FERTILIZER COMPANY
60 West Bay Street Jacksonville! VIa.. or to ai Broadway New York City, or to Messrs. Walsh & Graffiti Hjx'clal dgents,16 Franklin Street New York City.
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CALIFORNIA&. FLORIDA FRUITS CALIFORNIA k SPANISH FRUITS

Dock Street, 15 Philpot Lane,

PHILADELPHIA, PA. LOA'DOA', EXGLt.YD.flflfltDdflfldfl .
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GROCEHS AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS! L. B. Darling Fertilizer Co.,


OF PAWTUCKET, R. I.

-DKALKRS IN- NO OTHERS GIVE EQUAL RESULTS.

Coal Grain Wines Cigars Tobacco Etc.
Hay, Liquors, ,
0. B. WEEKS, State Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.
JACKSONVILLE VLA. No. H Itoitwlck Ittock, Corner hay ancl Alain Street
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Parker...................................91 7fii Martin Ilye..........................83 00 ..
Orange i ally............ 8 00 Virginia Glades .............. ......... 4. 00 IMPORTERS Of NEW AND CHOICE
Rpring. Valley...... .. .................. it, BO Old Bourbon ... ft OO
North Clifton Club. ..... ..........?..... Old Maker................. ......,.. ft 00 :
&Iontrt velvet.................GOO Pineapple Plants from the West Indies

Jugs Kxtra: One gallon*$c.; two gallon,5oc.: ; three gallon 7sc. Remit{by post office;money .
order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C.O.D. to dry town
A complete price lift of Groceries,and Wine Lift,tent free on appliatfon.x Correspondence solicited. .


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