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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: July 22, 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: UF00055765:00289
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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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gg.OO a '.ar. JACKSONVILLE. FLA.. JULY 2J8, 1893. Whole No. 1210 ii HKIIIKS
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PRODUCTION i.vw PROFIT
FREE RIDE TO SEE

Buy of the Well-Known, Reliable, Tenyears'testedGLEN ONE MILLION FRUIT TREES,

ROSES, ETC. THE LARGEST STOCK EVER GROWN IN TLORIDA.
ST. MARY NURSERIES.SATSUMA Will take R. R.fare from bill of trees to all who will come to Nursery and purchase to amount
ORANGES,hardy and early. OUVKS and APRICOTS oi double R. R. fare. Come during fruit ..*a*on. To those who cannot come will send sample
PliAUS all kind, immense*tock.PHACHKS FIGS and MUUWRR1KS. of fruit and cut roe on receipt of loc per kind to pay pottage packing: etc Fruit crop large and
; ,varieties, new and old. POMF.GRANATKS. complete of varieties adapted to Florida. Bend for Samples and know what to expect from
PLUMS,best Japan and native nor In. CAMPHOR TREES trees you buy. : t1 Persimmons Peaches Pears and Graded Roses,
JAPAN 1'ICRS1MMONSrarietiesalltested. TEXAS UMDRKLLA. price.itonapPication.! : Pomona Wholesale Nurseries.W. .
GRAPHS,Rood supply,all leading kind*. GKKVIU.UA ROI1USTA.
PECANS, best Paper-Shell variety. MAGNOLIA GRANDIFIORA. D. ORIFFI Ci. Proprietor.
WALNUTS. and California.
CITRUS TRIFOUATA.
RnglishJapan ._ .IMretenny' fbi.
very fine. ROSES, SO varieties. -- --
We have other kinds-lots of them-write for what you want.

For five,'carsAt. Kimnles of fruit have been sent, free of charge, on applica 4t DO YOU KNOW S 1 have JlgjjjfftSSSS I } ECONOMIC
ion, and wilf bctlns )('JU" : but ouroxi crienco and information as to adaptability to .::;,;; + the 1 ropic, and warm climates of F r I
your locality Is worth much more. Wo have discarded from our own orchards one e Jot: I DO YOU KNOW/ that the ache me just broached: by our IlorUcul-
variety of which we shipped i 400 bushels in 1887, and this is but one of the hun i .. t in our establishment? Home turisls Florida was already(up to A LI ll/Un|1/1|II U FACT
dreds of varieties tented. We have built our reputation on fine slock-:some people v I the times know thin,and are quietly taking J advantage of the opportunity
sly Ilse finest. An Ex-Governor of Florida) writes: "They are beauties, and eo admirably i of getting rare plant of us. We can supply Aloe Bamboo Camphor,,Cinnamon -
hacked to shame M ,Coffee. Dalbergia, Ibeo< ( as a novice in the business and
who
even many pretend '.) .. bark Jujube Kola 1.Logwood I. Mahogany. Olive,Orange, Pepper,
to IKJ experts"frompt f) .. -r.Quercus, RI -paper, strychnine, Tea, U Nutmf'Kt,la. Wax-myrtle, ",10..1.0' *
and careful attention to corre i ondence. Prices reasonable. Catalogue _ss ma, Yucca, Zingiber plants and hundreds of others. .
free. Address Send for our large catalogue,which tells all about it.REASONER.

G. L1. I'AJ3E R, BUGS., Oiieoo, Flt;.
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Glen St. Mary, Fla.
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BARNETT BURNETT BROS., CONCH PEAS.


BROS ... THE GREATEST VINE-PRODUCING PEA GROWN.
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*k. DEALERS IN FRUITS. kWo
FRUITS If you want your ground covered during the hot summer months, you can <
respectfully solicit shipments of Fnlits and Vegetables. do no better than plant this variety. Plant ono quart per acre.
1 We are now making a specialty orPINEAPPLES

Our istoolc IM Fr oo Ifrom. tt't3'%. 1IN.

I Pint>> 20 cents; quart, -10 cents, POStPaid; peck, $1.00; bushel, $3.7i: by

freight: or express, not postpaid.Large .
and invite correspondence on Markets and Prospects.

Reference by p permission! :-A. M. Ive, Esq., Jacksonville; National Shoe Clay and Unknown Stock of Peas Whippoorwill at f I.oper, H. G. HASTINGS & Cfl.,
and Leather Dank, New York; the Volunia County Bank, DoLnnd, Fla., and the bushel, f.o.b.

Commercial Loan and Trust Co.,Chicago, 159--South Water St. Interlachen, Fla. i


JOHN CLARK, SON & CO., SUNSEToHILLNURSERIES t


GlWCEHS AND COMMISSION' MEHCllANTS' t

Contain a lit and description of the Choicest and Most Profitable varieties of tile Citrus
-DKALKKS IN- Family which: we have selected from over one hundred different varieties grown,and tested by us 1
in our extensive experience of seventeen years. We carry one of

Goal Grain Wines Tobacco Etc. The Largest Stocks of Citrus in !
Trees
Hay, Liquors, Cigars, tho United States.Send J

.J ACJf.SONVILL: for circulars. Address R. W. P 1 B R CG. '
_-- -, _- __ Sunset! Hill,Lake___ Co.. Pia. 1 14
rilICK LIST OP 1VIIISKKY.

...arkpr..t. ?!S 3Iartln lty.,............. ............8300Virginia NURSERIES OF THEMilwaukee
CranJitfl "11.,.............................. :I OO (Uliiile ............ ......... 4 00
"J'rlnc'.II.,...................... 2 RO (Itotirbott ............................ 5 OOKrnturky i
North C"roll..a Corn.................. 2 AO Sour3Iumh... ............ A" OO Florida, Orange Co.
Clifton Club ..... ............... Old lUker ................... ......... 5 OO
31 out roueelvet................. 80 OO
Selected strains of Choicest Varieties of Citrus Fruit Tree a Specialty.BuddingWood. I
Jugs Ktrm: One gallon tom; two gallon,500.; three gallon,7sc. Remit |by port office:money ; for aale .
order.check or registered letter. We cannot ship C.O. D, to dry towns. Our stock it large and complete.' PROMPT ATTENTION TO at all times.
COKRKSPONDKNCK.
A complete price list of Groceries,and Wine Ut, sent free on application. For Catalogue and Price-List address ; j

JOHN CLARK.. SON... & CO. A. L. DUNCAN Manager Dunedin Fla. 1!
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BOONE'S EARLY ORANGESTILL TREES FOR SUMMER PLANTING. J.

LEADS TUB PROCESSION,
A full lino of the leading varieties of Orange fc; Lemon Trees at rock-bottorl3 "'
But the demand being greater than the'supply we had to let our "Ad.." take rest. Can now.uppl.UmIt .
. number of good trees; can also furnish a few thousand other best varieties on prices. Address ,
short notice: at living prices. Now is the time to plan Address s

C. A. BOON, Agt.. DEER ISLAND NURSERIES, '

*!*:' '>: -to ORLANDO FLA. OaUIani], Orange Co., .h.. ..

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44. THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUITGROWER.SPRAYSPRAY .

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A good spraying outfit and a reliable Insecticide nro as essential to successful ornngo growing as the harrow and fertilizers.-

Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower. ,
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USE THE EUREKA INSECTICIDE



It is the only: Reliable,


:Suroly effective and cheapest material ottered for tho destruction of insects. Its proper use will kill the spider,rust mite, aleyrodes, anguil-

Juln, moving scale and fungus growths. It is a sure remedy for the "foot-rot": and the "blight" of tho orange and the wilt of the pineapple.It .

will not only prevent the oranges from rusting, but will greatly improve the classification of the fruit.

Spraying outfits in great variety at manufacturers' prices.Correspondence .

solicited.

E. BEAN

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SULPHUR SOLUTION


(INSECTICIDE)


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

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

onous nature, it can be handled with perfect safety to the person, and applied to the trees at any stage of growth withttt


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

satisfaction. References furnished on application.For .
.,given perfect Rust Mite use one quart to fifty gallons of water. When used at this strength the trees should be sprayed for

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

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

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

four through the season thereby reducing the cost from oo e-
:Insecticide at this strength it will save three or sprayings ,
Possessed by no Other Preparation of Sulphur. If used in thi* man..r k
t third to one-half.: This is an Advantage

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

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

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

Spraying Apparatus furnished to our customers at cost.

McMASTER & MILLER. San Mateo and Cltra.. Fla.




,C1 SAVANNAH, FLORIDA & WESTERN RAILWAY


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:J THE .. FLORIDA DISPATCH LINE: of(!.

WITH THE MAGNIFICENT OONNBQTION8.

The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South.


between Tampa and Sanford;8.,P.ft W.Ry.between Jacksonville
and South Florida Railway
it directed to the Plant S. S.-Line between Havana, Key West and Tampa and Miners
The attention of shipper ,and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah, Philadelphia, Boston and New York, and Merchant
Bainbridge, River Junction and Savannah Savannah and Charleston. North and Northwest.
Gainesville.rr_n.porUtlou Company between Savannah and Baltimore The best equipped, fastest and most prompt lines between all points in Florida and all points
Iteceiver and Shipper. Will Profit by the Following Unparalleled Connection sJfOJITU
SOUTH JtOUXD.
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and Double dally fast freight service from all point North and West via Albany, Bainbridge,Jerap
Double dally fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup Bainbridge and Savannah to all point in Florida; fast freight train both via Gainesville,Jacksonville,Calla

Savannah.Dally fast'freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern,Providence.Interior and ban Four and Live Oak.a week by the fleet steamship of the Ocean Steamship Company, sailing from New
Coast points! ,including New York,Boston,Philadelphia,Baltimore Washington, and Savannah York(New chips I 35, North River,)direct for Savannah Friday Saturday Monday and WedDetday.nldays .
Four connections a week for New York via Ocean Steamship Company leaving The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company'*steamer will leave Boston Jan.S.12,19 and 35,
,Saturdays*, Mondays and Wednesday. Savannah direct,making connection on the dock at,Savannah with fast freight train for aU point
Two connections a week for Baltimore,via Merchants' and Miner Transportation Company .
Florida.Connections
in
i, leaving Savannah every Wednesday and Saturday leaving Savannah Jan. Prom Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co..leaving Philadelphia Jan.*,u,M,every ten dar-
for Boston via Boston and Savannah Steamship Company from regular sailing day via New York to Savannah.Prom .
., S, it, 19 and ad. SavannahJan. Baltimore via Merchant and Miner Transportation Co., every Tu-. ay and Friday.
Connections.for. Philadelphia every ten days via Ocean Steamship Company leaving making close connection with S.,F.lit W.Ry.,for all point in l1lorta.Sailing .
and ,
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.1 ( days for Steamship are subject: change without notice.
all North, East and West to Florida. For full particulars, rates,stenills and shipping
The Florida Dispatch Line Is the quickest and best freight route:rrom points
receipts apply to any agents or the above lines,or" to ,Jacksonville' Fla
DAVIDSON Gen'l
Ga. W. )I. I'assengorAgt
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,Traffic Manager, Savannah, Ga. F. It.
.C. P. OWENS Fla J. II. STEPHENS, Contracting Agent, Jacksonville, Flo.
F" 8. KNIGHT Contracting YrelghtAgentJackatnvllle" ,



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.': .,.c.. __.__POWERS_ 1_Publisher.w: _____ __._* watched with as much closeness as is Rural's Rambling Dots-No. 4. 1,000,000 boxes to market and they
TKUMS OF 8UIISC1UITIONFor observed in wine vats. When cideris Kditor Farmer and Fruit Grower: sell for $2,000,000. Every dollar

One Year ..... ............s.............fj.oo made with such scientific skill it It is said that one of our Congressmen benefit
For Six Monthi..... .................. ..... 1.00 will become I goes to this country. It ben
In Foreign COuntries..o 0 0" 00 0 0.0..0 0 3.00 more and more a favorite is such a tariff reformer that he efits every individual that touches

tSPS'ihscriptions in all cases cash in beverage; and people who cannot is in favor of taking the duty off from them. It builds up the State and

advance. No discount! allowed on one's afford to buy champagne, or whose oranges. makes permanent the industry. It

own subscription(except in club), but to temperance scruples forbid them using The man who is not in favor of protection pays a State tax, a tax a
all agents a literal cash commission will county ,
the more intoxicating drinks, will fill to the extent of making school
ho allowed on all subscriptions obtained our tax and a bridge tax. It supports -

by them. Write for terms. their glasses: with foaming cider hardly orange industry reasonably profitableis the man who has the trees, who .

5 copies(and one copy free 0 mo's), $ 7.50 less agreeable to the taste. not a friend of Florida. makes the fertilizer, who plants the

11" 0 0 0 0 0 . 0 0 . 0 0 0 12.50 t Any honest day's work in Floridais fruit who makes the boxes who hauls
16 .. . . 15.00 ,
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 California worth at least $ and
Those mar be either new or old, and Orange Dealers.Kditor i per day, anyone the crop, the vast army of commissionmen
lw collected Farmer and Frult-O who is in favor of reducing the and
may
if the remittance is in a lump We are careful readers of your paper wages of the laboring man to the figure the grower. One can readily see what

sum. and note obtained by those working in the there in
everything you publish per power is a good market. It
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To every now subscriber or club-miser taining to our business or that can im Mediterranean districts, is no friendof will always afford a fair return for
we will send .
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j>otpaid, a of \'ilitner's Florida.
coPT
"Gardening in Florida; For two prove it.Ve do not attempt, nor capital and labor.

new subscribers, at 2.00 each, we will wish, to reply to many things we The man who is in favor of lettingthe Now what does the foreigner pay

send,postpaid, a copy of:Moore's"Omnge know are incorrect. Facts are stubborn Mediterranean orange growers for? Whom does he support?

Culture." things and we often find in business come into our country and overs'ockthe Nothing.

Hates of advertising on application. that orange market and thereby destroythe ..
Remittances should be made by check, correspondence the fact Nobody.
iMwtal) note money order or registered presented is charged to us personallyand home demand for our productsand To let the foreigner come in and,

,letter to order ofF we are hit in the reply instead of making one of the leading Industries supply our market, which legitimately

..flU'IIl AXD rilVMT GHOWKll.Jacksonville the fact. of our State unremunerative, i is I belongs to us; to glut our market; to

Fla. I no friend of Florida. : reduce the demand for
We notice in your issue of the 8tha our productsso
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-" letter from here written by Mr. H. "Why? inquires a bore at my el that our growers can not make a

G. Hastings, that contains some goodpoints bow.The fair price for their labors is neither
Cro re and Orchard I of the Mediterranean
on the orange exhibit at the orange growers honest in principle nor generous in

fair, and he tells some plain truths send to our market, we will 1[ policy.

Pear Cider. that should be heeded. On one pointhe say, 1,000,000 boxes each year. We do not ask $S per box for our"

It should not be forgotten that good however, is not fully informed. "And they" pay twenty-five centsper fruit. It is not in the hope that we may

pears make as palatable cider as ap He says, "The packing-houses (of f[ That box is duty, put in the bore. obtain large prices for our oranges;

pIes. In England it is esteemed even California) are getting the benefitsnot "true. that we ask for protection so much as;
"Then, continued the bore, "the the entire market that
the belongs to
usw
above apple cider, and is sold as highas I growers.
Florida fruit having no duty has the There is demand
a for all the fruit
wine. The better the the This would we
pears seem to indicate that the of "
advantage twenty-five cents box.
a raise if
can
we are
better the cider, of course. The growers are working for the reasonably protected. -
packinghouses
If that were true it would be some We want a fair honest
pears should be allowed to become and these are the parties reap thing; but it is not true in the problem for our labor that is,all. What return
ripe and well mellowed (but not dry ing the benefits. If he would make Rural is working. ; we
is the
and mealy, as Le Contes are apt to careful inquiries of these same "pack Why?" want first chance at our own
market. There is
do), to diminish the of ing-houses and would nothing unfair about
quantity gum they give him Because, notwithstanding the long such demand
a nothing unreasonable
and develop the facts and figures think : ,
greatest possible we the statement carriage, the freight and duty com
nothing unjust to any one. The orange
of
quantity sugar as well as the highest would be modified. bined do
not equal what the Florida
growers, at least Rural want the
flavor and ,
they should be well 1
; Business men scarcely ever speak orange pays to get to the same mar duty on oranges to remain. Not in

crushed that the pulp may be immediately .' of their losses. It's poor policy. ket. For instance, the freight fromthe the hope of obtaining an advance In

: put to press before fermentation They keep still and "saw wood. Mediterranean ports to New the price so much as the opportunity

commences.Of it is. best Were the facts all known many a York is fifty cents and duty twentyfive .. to dispose of our crop. We are anxious -

course to employ one man's credit would soon vanish and 1 1I cents, making a total of seventy- to furnish our fruits so that all
of the modern ,
improved mills and they would have to go out of business; five cents. This is equal| to the average rich and poor, may enjoy them, and
but
need be deterred
presses; nobody
but if take
published from in
for
you reports charge points Floridato if we have an opportunity to dispose

cider from making a few gallons of choice it nearly all the firms doing businessin New York. So both fruits, as far of our entire crop we can afford to
by lack of these. The
pearmay s California during the past three as transportation charges are them
be concerned place on the market so low that
placed about three in
deep, a have had a hard road the
travel.
years to are presented to consumerat every class them.
may procure
stout barrel with its bottom
resting on The have said that \\'. the .
papers R. same cost. If we can have the market that be
a board to prevent it from being Strong & Co., a large concern ha "Then the fault the bore *
knocked out and pounded fine ye says longs to us by right, the orange industry .
up suspended and asked an extension. "is with your transportation comp will have a future. If foreigners.
with
a broad-faced wooden maul.Have The large firm of Cook & Langley, nies. They charge too much and are to take possession of our markets

another barrel with holes i in that did an immense business in oranges should be regulated." the
the bottom orange grower must find some
put in it two or three two lost immensesums True but what shall the do
years ago, growers other pursuit or else abandon the
inches
of clean wire-grass hay, put of money through their opera while they are being regulated? It State. RURAL

the pulp on this, set the barrel on a tions and an application for a receiverwas takes time toWegulate transportation Keuka, Ilia.

wide board slanted enough to ..... .
carry made in the courts. These two companies; ittyiay be years before relief -

the juice down, put a wooden follower firms, however, are pulling throughby comes, am while these reformsare Forming tho Troo.-11,

on the pulp and rig a purchase on effort but the
superhuman they don't being accomplished growers The judicious pruner depends )
it with lever. large.
a think there is "big money" in packing must be protected or else abandonthe Iy upon "pinching in "
"nibbing "
Cider in which off
fermentation has houses. The California Fruit Com industry. J and such thinning out ,
a
gone on slowly, which has not become pany, organized to handle orangesabout "But is noij the foreigner a benefitto with the pruning knife can be done

acetous, which is properly racked a year ago, has made an assignment 1- the people in furnishing low prices with the thumb and lingers.'he or better yet,

off from one cask to another, and so that concern does not think for fruit?" surplus shoots
thus
which is not too soon bottled, will there is much profit in the business. No, because the money received for and are rubbed out
rampant ones pinched in
keep for many years and retain its The firms that advanced the money the fruit does not remain here. For tire vigor of the plant is exerted, the en in
life and
palatableness without
intoxicating, unless drank in being to pick and pack the crops, 35 to 45 instance, the foreigner sends to our !developing} the remaining branches

great cents per box, as a whole have not( market 1,000,000 boxes of oranges, and their leaves, and there will be
quantities the American no
Maker. ,The says Worcestershire Cider and made anything on it, so that the margin for which he receives $2,000,000. He occasion in the future of checking the

is not there. pays our government 25 cents duty growth of the plant their
by
Hertfordshire cider of England, for Now we do not say that the grower: per box; the balance, less the commission It is generally impossible to removal.this
instance will for carry
keep
twenty or has made money, but Mr. Hastings'letter for selling, is taken to another out in actual practice, but the
and the best theory
thirty years; cider"pro leads one to infer that the packers country, to benefit another land, to is correct and the nearer
we
duced here is its approach
at several
prime have gained what the grower has support another people, to maintain it the better.
after it is bottled. But the
years t lost. This we think is incorrect, and another government. Except a slim Remember that blow of
cider must be of good quality and every an
take the liberty to write this and sa commission and the duty the money axe or push of a saw in

particularly adapted to cider making because the grower lost money it is is entirely lost to this country. It[ large branches is a blow against removing the
the of the orchard ordinarily
-not refuse no proof the packer made money. leaves no good effect, no beneficial life of the tree.
thrown into the cider mill andthe
; results.
BARNETT; BROS. Much ,
pruning, however is
ex
of manufacture be
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the health and life of the tree; as in assorters and the packers. All the fruit THE -

various ways it is possible directlyand fruit which is considered too ripe to

indirectly to injure them. ship is thrown on another table, whereit
COMPANY
S. 8. HUBBARD
When we unduly diminish their is either put up in crates for the home

respiratory and digestive organs, we i market or sent away to the still to be ,

lessen to a corresponding degree their converted into brandy; and all the JACKSONVILLE FLA.

capacity for growth and development, specked fruit is placed on another ,

and this is particularly true if the table, assorted and carried to the HARDWARE AND STOVES

pruning is performed while the plantis evaporator. Here it is peeled and ,

in full leaf, and at the height of its pretty dried fruit is made of it,
says DOORS SASH BLINDS PAINTS OILS AND VARNISH.
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activity, as the removal of a consider- the Savannah News.
ble portion of its leaf surface at this IA'v MIZ.L t4Ut't>LIEM.
HOW TEACHES ARE SHIPPED.The We are 1Agents 44' ( We Have
time lessens to extent
a corresponding
for the
carriers in which the J
the food supply of the plant, disturbsthe peachesare One and TwoHorse a. HOUSE I1AV RAKES
northern markets
shipped to con-
normal action of its different t
tain three-fourths of a bushel of In stock.
and generally results in a serious BUCKEYEMOWERS
parts,
peaches. with Band ae.ifrrad.
two
They are supplied
check to the tree. If the tree is
rows of baskets-holding eighty or one T2' W H"i ': 'Jk** VIHfc The 8 foot is suitable -
pruned while still dormant, there is | :
hundred peaches each. The carriersare ,'- for use In
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less check to the tree, but the evil .
made of light wood and the A Nmma tnrk; of i ORANGE GROVES.
effects still be marked.
may very ami
is small. The baskets in it
One cause of injury at this periodis number freight six. It takes three carriers to rrane1oforur, .nt \Write( for Prices. .
that the surface exposed allows the 11"TEXAS
weigh 100 pounds. The freight per WE CARRY A COMPLETE STOCK OF THE FAMOUS
moisture from the tissues below to
100 is less than $3. Every peach to RANGE PY40'VS,99 '
and serious harm result.
escape, may
New York northern market is A Full Lin
or
any JtrjHitrg for Same.
Even if no hollow or pocket is formed .
in white tissue Common Acme Orange Grove and Two-Horse
wrapped paper. Pulverizing: Harrows, the Boy
by the decay of the contiguous
parts, pine crates are used in shippingfruit Dixie Cast Plows and a full line of Farm and Agricultural Implement
a
the dead cells will prove a serious
check to the circulation of the sap. to the home markets. The of all descriptions. Agents for the Planet Jr. Horse and Hand Tools sold .
peaches are never wrapped. The at factory prices. Send for catalogues.
The pruning of trees at time of
idea is to dispose of them at once, no
transplanting deserves especial atten-
tion. When dug from the nursery, matter what they bring.
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the average tree has perhaps a half
dozen prong-like roots, and at the top Stuffed Fhf8.
of a long stem a circle of branches Stuffed figs are one of the most delightful

several times as large. When plantedin of Turkish confections. In I

the orchard these clogies| for roots the Confectioners' Journal we find the

are supposed to take up moisture recipe for preparing them:

enough to provide for transpirationfrom "Select as many of the largest and t+ 4

the leaves that may be sent out, best of dried figs as suits your pur ,r- '

as well as that from the woody por pose; put them into a very thin syrup,
tions. With ordinary care they often make them hot and set aside for a :

fail to do this, and the tree withers day or two to soften and swell, then ..
and dies. The best results in such drain them free from the syrup. Pulverize '-.

cases would be obtained by severely a pound of blanched sweet almonds ., .. ;. ,, '; -
cutting back the branches, somewhatin to a smooth paste in a marble ::.
; _. T
proportion to the length of the mortar with a little rose or orange -J-T 11I.-.'- --- i--- : .. **! =- -- :

roots, as this would equalize the absorbing flower water to prevent their oiling. ,
PLANET JU. HORSE: HOB WITH LEVER AND LEVER WHEEL.
and transpiring surfaces; thus Boil two pounds of granulated sugar
preventing the wilting of the leaves, and a pint of water to the "crack;" -

and would also offer an opportunityfor then remove it from the fire,' and IRRIGATING MACHINERY

the proper formation of the head.If when all ebullition ceases, stir the al
from four to six shoots are allowedto mond paste into it as rapidly as pos- BOTH STEAM, HORSE AND HAND POWER.

and these are cut back from table, and continue to stir without
grow Carry a stock of Steam Pumps, Boilors
one-third to one-half, a well shaped ceasing until the mixture is cold.
head can easily be formed. Care Now make a slit in the skin on one Wrought and Galvanized Pipe Valves.

should be taken to avoid the forma side of the fig and stuff it full of the Fittings,Hose, Etc. Estimates furnishedfor

tion of crotches, and whenever practi prepared almond paste.: Then lay Plants put in complete and guar-

cable, the branches should be arrangedin them at a little distance apart on anteed satisfactory. Hand Spraying
a spiral manner around the central baking tins, sieve them over lightly ,
shoot. If this can be secured it will with some of the finest powdered sugar Pumps of every description. Send for

make a wonderful difference in the and set them for five minutes in a Catalogue of How and When to Spray. i

number: of trees that split down. moderate oven to brown and swell, Nozzles, Pipe, etc., made to order in our

--- -e- I after which arrange them on your machine shop.
Gathering Poachoo in Georgia. dish and serve either hot or cold, as

Every quality of the fruit, from the desired. t:

time it develops into a full grown ....
peach until it drops from the tree, is .,... ...,',.

utilized. Peaches are shipped away I WORTH A GUINEA. A BOX.. *9
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to New York three days before theyare STILL \
ripe enough to eat. The growers
have ascertained just how long it takesto
deliver a shipment in each of the 1Is&: ROLLING!

northern markets. The hands who \.'..; St. Helen,*
gather the fruit know what is meant '- England of is} _-14L q
the seat *
when they are told to gather three- a a great bus-fJr" w
day peaches, or two-day peaches, medium incts.BEECHAM'Sj. ; I

or ripe peaches. At the same time AGENTS
one set of hands may be gathering from are made there. They *
PILLS are a specific for all*
one tree peaches for New York and an- Nen-ous and HI?.: 1

other set gathering ofT of the same tree j lmi Mmnncli, BUordm, impaired, arWnj 111Ret/nnIlls-from Creek l S. I NO'VI..tES9 S'1 .E .i i Pux\xr?s. .
for Savannah Atlanta, Macon or Co 'J ordered Liter and all Female*
2 .. All Letter Answered l the liar they are lleeelved.
lumbus. The first set is gathering the Aliment*

green fruit and the other the ripe. {I THEY ARE AND COVERED SOLUBLE WITH COATINQ.A TASTELESS$ THE S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY

The fruit is poured out on a long table, Of all druggists. Price 2 5 cents box. ,
around which are the wrappers, the (' New York Depot v* Canal St.N4M an; JACKSONVILLE. FLA.

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those grapes ferment with some diffi- of fermentation before all the.sugar

T11e Vineyard, culty and the addition of water and has been converted into alcohol.It The Pinery,

sugar, far from promoting fermentation may happen that, notwithstanding -

WIno Making. renders it still more difficult. the frequent stirring or foulage, Edited by JOHN II. HKACII. : Melbourne,

As this subject is now of timely interest CRUSHING THE GRAPES. the temperature may be higher and fermentation Fix.Plneappio

and we have received several more active at the top thanat Queries.
inquiries as to best methods Previous to adding any water and the bottom of the vat. After hav Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower ;

etc., we print herewith full detections, presses, sugar when dealing with Concord, ing ascertained the fact by testing the Will some of your correspondentsplease
(Ives, etc., you have to crush draw inform me how to rid of
as given by Mr. E. Dubois the best your must, you out some by the faucet get
,
known vintner of Florida grapes. After having seen used, and and pour it o" top repeating the ope "mealy-bugs" (?) on pineapples. They

The best would be : used myself several mills, I found ration until you find that the must in infest the plants at the base of the leaf,
to
which plant only that the best one is a three-pronged all parts of the vat has the same tern near the ground, and attract ants
all the
grapes elementsof J
a true wine possess but stick with which grapes are crushedin perature and about the same amountof which carry earth up into the plantto

having grape, many people tubs or open barrels, and dumpedinto sugar. After four or five days of cover the bugs. These bugs are
already vineyards of Con-
cord and Ives, I will give the modus the fermenting vat. A mill will steady fermentation the wine has gen. of a flesh color, nearly white, and
for the often squeeze the stems, seeds and unripe erally lost its sweetness and acquiredjust seem to be very difficult to eradicate.
operandi of these
into wine. working berries, thus bringing into the as much color as if left (longer on Have tried sulphur and lime solution,

grapes In order to and wine an excess of acids and tannin; it the pomace. It is true that the lengthof also sheep dip, so strong as to injurethe

operate rationally will also disintegrate too much the the fermenting period will dependa plant, without any apparent effect
mathematically Twitchell's Acid
imeter and Oechsle's get skin of over-ripe grapes, which will great deal upon the temperature of on the insects. Some plants are also
Must Scale '
Saccharometer or leave the wine cloudy, even if fermentation the room where the fermentation takes infested with scale, somewhat similarin
the former
to ascertainthe
of has been complete. Under the place. Here, in Florida, where grapes appearance to those affecting citrus
acidity must the latter determine
the amount, of to forked stick the green berries will slip ripen during the hottest season, it is a trees. Is there any remedy?

Press sufficient sugar. off while the ripe ones are detached question to find a place where the Which is the best form of nitrogenfor
a of
make quantity grapesto from the stems and lightly cracked, temperature is equal and not too high.A the pineapple, nitrate of soda, or
enough juice to fill the
up which is sufficient to allow part of the cellar would fill the requirementsif sulphate of ammonia? Cottonseedmeal

glass strain cylinder the of your must scale, and juice to come out and part to remainin properly constructed-and we will has such a tendency to breed

of linen must through a sieve or a contact with the inside of the skin treat later on of a wine cellar in South root-knot that I do not like to use! it.
piece or cotton cloth. This
without entire disintegration of the Florida--but the grape grower who R. II. BURR.
when
must, weighed, should not have
latter. Winter Haven, Fla.
had time to ferment at all, and its tern wants to raise just enough grapes to I -----..... .

perature should be 70. s rEM M I NG. manufacture a few hundred gallons of] Pino Culture on the Mainland.The .

When the acidimeter is used for the This operation consists in separatingthe wine cannot go into such expense as I first commercially successful
is necessitated the of
test of must destined to make claret, berries from the stem, and has to by building a plantation of any magnitude on the

it is better to have the necessary quan I he resorted to when you have to ferment cellar large enough for fermenting his mainland seems to have been made bya
and his wine. For himI
tity of grapes for the test crushed the grapes with sizes of stems out of grapes; storing Mr. Richards, at Eden, on the Indian *
I would advise the of shed
day before and allow nice and huskto proportion with the berries. Such is under building a river, about the year 1881, andat
with dense
large trees foliage,
ferment together, as most of our especially the case when rot or mildew this shed to be all around but the Biscayne Bay region, by Mr.

grapes contain their acidity in the skin have destroyed half of each bunch. shaded open the The Fuzzard, of Cutler, in 1886, the latter
and fermentation)' ran draw it out. At San Luis and Andalusia. we take thoroughly by trees. thoroughly demonstrating that the

With the acidimeter all directions aregiven out about half only of the stems of temperature there, owing to the free hitherto supposed useless pine I land
current of air, will not be as high as
i for its use. our Norton and Cynthiana could with
as
grapes, in any ordinary building closed and judicious fertilizing, be
A-e think that without stems at all the made
to
produce pineapples at a profit
ADDING SUGAR.A exposed to the sun.DRAWING.
wine might be deficient in tannin. almost if not as great as the more fer-
must destined to make a wine to The best way of stemming the grapesis ; OFF. tile but less cultivated land of the

suit- the-taste of the American people to press- them into a strong wire When the {fermentation has ceased Keys. These successes have led to a

and at the same time keep well in our screen with i y inch mesh, made like and all the sugar has been convertedinto boom in the industry, which, like other

hot climate, should indicate at least an ordinary sieve, but larger, and alcohol, which you can ascertainby similar movements, bids fair to over-

90 on the must scale and 5 on the square, if more convenient. The testing your wine with the saccha- step the mark and entail loss to many

acidimeter. grapes are rubbed back and forth over rometer, you draw it off into clean enthusiastic but inexperienced people

Now, suppose you have Concordmust the screening and the latter shaken, so barrels or casks. who have not carefully considered all

which registers 70 on Oechsle's that the berries will drop through, Whisky barrels, properly cleaned, the points of the enterprise. Undoubt

scale, and indicates 7 on the acidimeter leaving the stem in the sieve. are very good for a small winery, but edly there is a large and permanentfield

and you have 600 pounds of TANKS. would take too much room if used for open in this section for the intel-

grapes to ferment; the proportion of The tanks in which we will fermentour storing the products of large vineyards.I ligent and progressive planter of semi-
juice to the grapes in weigh' be do not however advocate for claret
may tropical and some purely tropical fruits
must be made of oak ,
grapes as
estimated at two-third' the amountof the of casks in
; would use too large ; 150 or for several reasons.A .
give a peculiar taste to
must expected will, therefore, be cypress 60 gallon puncheons claret will ,
possible
superiority
the wine. In California, where the very over
400 pounds or about fifty gallons. As difficulties here clarify and mature quicker than in fruit from lower latitudes in flavor and
same as
one gallon of water sweetened with. are encountered casks. If the latter
1,000 gallon are texture from its being at its
in the fermentation of the grown
half a pound of sugar indicates 20 grapes, it is have them
the best approved dimensions for fermenting employed preferable to most northern limit is a theory with

on the must scale and your must vats are four feet in height by oblong, so as to diminish the pressureof many horticulturists, but one that has
weighs only 70, add half pound of the of the of wine
five feet in width. (Diameter of the upper part mass few facts to demonstra'e it. Systematic
sugar per gallon, and you will obtaina bottom. upon the lower part. 'ranks shouldbe I and scientific fertilizing and care
)
normal must weighing 90. Hut if Before filling the tanks fasten a small entirely avoided, as it is a well- by a people who ate not apt to stop
your fifty gallons of must contain nowa known fact that the the
pressure on much short of perfection in practicehas
creep of wire over the faucet hole to
sufficient quantity of saccharine mat liquid mass is stronger in tanks thanin probably had more to do with the
keep the berries out of the faucet when
ter, they contain also an excess of round casks and still thanin
racking off the wine. more so point of superiority; and lastly, the
acids : oval ones. assured fact that with few exceptionsfruit

50X7350. 35 --5 = 70. FERMENTING. After the wine has been drawn off ripened in the field is superior to

Therefore the quantity of liquid has When your grapes have been into casks or barrels, the pomace is that picked half green and sweated in

to be increased up to seventy gallons, stemmed and crushed you dump them pressed:: and the wine thus obtainedput the hold of a vessel, which must be

that is twenty gallons of water added. into your tank, which is not to be filled. by itself and not mixed with the the case with the products of our for

(Cistern, lake or river water in pref. higher than ten or twelve inches from other, as in our warm climate it is eign neighbors in the Bahamas and

erence). the top. Stir the mass four times a always more or less affected by acetic West Indies. Rail transportation 'from

Then as these twenty gallons of day, at even intervals, with a kind of fermentation of the pomace during the this section will place properly ripened

of pure water contain no saccharine I pestle made like a churn dasher, by pressing process. fruit on the table of the consumer with

matter, they require forty five poundsof : nailing crosswise two planks ten inches ..--.......- the field aroma still clinging to it, and

sugar, that is 23% pounds per gallon long by three inches wide to the end The Puinc&rtilizerCo.'eoJleeSIJack. which no degree of cheapness can entirely -

( ))4 pound sugar = 20, 2$ pounds of a pole of sufficient length. By a sonville, at the su j jetion of their fete offset.

= 90 0)). twisting and downward motion of the Yorkoffice ami their few } ork agents! There area few discouraging featuresof

Although there is sometimes in contrivance you press the pomace will inaugurate a t1l tem of cut rates on this new industry which time and

Cynthiana and Norton juice when the down, disintegrate and immerge the all agricnlhtrnlchemicala. This trill Ite purely after a n xjxrimen DecemlterJSth. experience will very likely overcome.

season is unfavorable, a little excess 01 whole mass, and thus prevent overheating }"Ol&uul better take advantage while The mainland, like the Keys, has for

acids, I would not advise gallizing, as of the mash, causing cessation it lasts. See ad. on hut page.t i its foundation an old coral reef, butr

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with much greater elevation, age and vember night, and I had a season of translated, made me think he had I! with mixtures of lime with various or
extent. The outcropping rocks at mourning like Jonah-or was it stealage in his mind, but hated to ganic substances, it has been held that
first sight are anything but pleasing, Rachel? The eucalyptus flourishedlike write it. So I fed the chickens with the presence of lime in soil tends to
but close inspection reveals the fact a weed and like a weed the seed. I had one satisfaction( the rapid eremacausis of humus; and
that disintegration has taken place to promptly died at 24 degrees. The nothing exceeds bene for shading out hence calcareous soils should be poor
a great extent and that comparativelylittle Canary grass was a success, but sandspurs. Plant thickly north and in the latter substance. The analysesof
labor will complete the reduction the seed apparently fed every rice south, rows three feet apart, and in natural calcareous soils show the
and, while not wholly adaptedto bird in Florida, but I yet thinkit one time and two motions you have contrary state of things; and the intensely .
the making of tennis lawns, will be a good crop. The carda- sweet revenge.I black color of the confessedly
will produce land eminently suitablefor mom seemed to be a boreal plant, gave the umbel family trial enoughto calcareous "prairie soils" of the West
the fruit farmer, inasmuch as the as it vanished like ice in our July sun be satisfied, and then embarked into contradicts the above assumption, convincingly
rock contains more or less phosphoricacid shine. Fenugreek barely lived to the poppy speculation. Got seed from even to the eye of the pass
and is a good holder of other get one leaf. So the first trial was not Turkey. Wrote to Dr. Kron, of North er-by. A "gray adobe" or clay soilis
fertilizers and moisture. Expensive an amazing success.I I Carolina, and had all the literature invariably poor in lime; a black one,
labor is another drawback commonto tried again. This time, with no attainable, then planted-tried October i rich in lime as well as in humus. The
most new localities, and, though stint of fertilizer and labor, I made a then February planting-but the coal black tint of calcareo-humic soils
generally regulating itself in the grand crop of colocynth, "oodles" of ;'halo did not fit" any time. The must not, however, be confoundedwith
course of time, it is disastrous to it, barrels and barrels of the balls.I plants rotted horribly when half the brown one of peaty (ulmic)
the beginner with small means.U.S. dried them nicely and offered them grown. I made no opium to sell nor soils ; which, however, become black
Gov't Bulletin.gRRMER for sale. Alas, they had a hard shell, use that year, nor since. However, when treated with doses of lime sufficient
, and the fashion was to use but the come to think of it. is it any use to not only for neutralization, but
pulp, a la a peeled orange, and no try to grow anything"when not a rep for the continuation of that action
Tl\tIe1E(
] Jr way I could do could I get the balls resentative of the order is a native of which is so well and effectively knownin J
that style. Peeling by hand nearly this ? I
region the case of manure piles to favor '.
MEDICINAL PLANT CULTURE. I killed the Africans I employed. A By dint of clay soil and north exposure the humification of the litter. In the
bitter dust arose that, entering the the hop vine does tolerably, arid regions the only black soils are
A Record of Experiences which nose and mouth, was absorbed with and I have hopes of Japanese mint highly calcareous ones. So far as the
May Profit Others. exciting results, almost cholera. And when we get seed from Tokio. Cam evidence goes lime is entitled to be
lid tor Fanner and Fruit Grower: there I had physic enough for all the phor succeeds finely, and possibly considered the conservator of humusin
I honestly believe a record of failures constipated: in Florida, and couldn't i cinnamon will in South Florida. As natural soils.

is the long-felt want of persons sell an ounce of it. to jalap, ipecac, damiana, quitlaya, How A llu(" Lime is Required to Secure -
starting into the dim mysteries of the Right here I might relate an inci etc., there are chances in favor that These Adrantagesi Taking as a
dreadful wilds of Florida horticulture, dent. Near my colocynth patch I they may be grown. I have no doubt guide the evidence of the natural
and so I want to 'fess up," in the had a fey hills of "rattlesnake" water my experience with our native medicinal growth, as well as that of the resultsof
hope of saving some poor soul from melons. The melons looked prime, plants is greater than any medicalman cultivation, it becomes evident that
wasting time, labor and money as I big melons, red cores and all. The in the State, but this is hardly in the amount of lime required to rendera
have so often done.A first bite recalled strychnia, quinineand the line of the FARMER AND FRUIT soil practically a "calcareous" one
good many years ago I was en rhubarb to the horrified darkeyswho GROWER. varies greatly according to the natureof
thused at the possibilities of medicinal sneaked into the patch on moon ----.---.e-- the soil. A broad statement ,
plant growing in Florida. Whetherit light nights. The word got out that Limo and Humus-The Wealth of however, be made, to the effect may that I
was colocynth at 75 cents a pound, the patch was "conjured," with superb Nations. that amount is very much greater in J
or cardamom at $2, or tincture of effect. I simply note that the Lime.-The influence of lime upon clayey soils than in sandy ones, and
cereus at $6, or canary seed at $3 a "crossing" ruined the melons that the physical and chemical characterof may approximately be said to
vary
bushel. I have forgotten, but my season. I did not try colocynth again, soils is so potent that the determination directly as the amount of clay in the
friend, the great Detroit druggist, F. and I do hope Dr. Schrader be
may of its presence alone amply justifies soil. Thus, in the very sandy soils of
Stearns, was also ready to aid me with more fortunate. the use of chemical analysis in the sea-island cotton plantations on
good words, enthusiasm, hope and Bene was my next years's hobby. I the examination of soils for practical Mississippi Sound, the presence of as
help, so that, like Micawber I was 1. got a big lot of seed, and planted quite purposes. The most cursory observer i little as .115 .per cent. of lime gives
sure that the thing had "turned up"to an area for seed the next year, but cannot fail to observe the change that full sway to lime growth; but in the
release me from the drudgery of looked for a market first. Only one occurs, not only in the natural vegetation drained "pine meadows" of the
"cukes" and the waiting for the orangeto man in America would handle bene, but in the prosperity of the same region .025 per cent. leaves the
sprout after the "unusual winters" and he only used the. "imported. population, wherever a calcareous soil. land sour and sterile. On the other
that seemed to be so prevalent since "Gar keine besonders die Africanis- region adjoins a calcareous one. hand, in the heavy clay soil of the
the war.I chen gebrauche ich," was his cheerful That this fact has not been as fully central part of the State .4% per cent.
went to a sight of trouble and expense : response. I then wrote to Marseilles, appreciated as it deserves is due sim of lime does not suffice to produce a
to get a start. I had a Hungarian France, the great entrepot of bene ply to the neglect of soil analysis generally lime vegetation, but .48 per cent. on
friend at Buda-Pesth, another cor seed for the world. The broker I and more especially to that of f a similarly heavy soil, shows the char.
respondent at Erfurt and one Trieste, addressed very kindly gave me the virgin soils, where these effects are acteristic crabapple and haw of calcareous
and at last I planted a few things price per kilog. f. o. b., at dock, unobscured by the intervention o f prarie soils.-Prof. Hilgard.
obtained from those places. and a wealth of information about man. ..... .
The cereus grew finely till the mer storage, weighage, brokerage, drayage, Effects of Lime on JIumus.Upon You can save money by getting up ,
cury tumbled to 20 degrees one N a-. etc., in excellent language, which, the basis of laboratory experiments a club for this paper


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Jess will it then stand the replacing of caught his hens in "theft" (1)) scratching the peach, permitting it to riperf. Iris

tobacco those wasted virtues by the crude up seed corn. He did not allow possible that they get a first entrance

........................... Cuban "Detuning" process. I this conduct from them and they here. At any rate certain it is.-
Now, I challenge; all the Cuban I seemed to understand it pretty well, that before the peach is fairly ripe'
The Sciontiflo and Philosophical college and coolie.conjuring processesto too, for he had never been able to little is left on the peach but the

Tobacco Barn. replace the natural substance and catch them at it. Yet there were un stone. Other fruit growers likewise

The simple "shed" with open walls virtues by soaking in decoctions of mistakable signs of mischief on the complain of the ravages of bees. Bee

or no walls is one extreme, and the tobacco stems, ammonia, Jamaicarum part of some members of the feather. keepers contend that this cannot be

patent "Snow barn" is the other ex peach brandy or dainty extracts, ed tribe-crows, hens or something. so-that the bee is incapable of per

treme. Both have been "Snowed the natural bouquet of the royal Getting up a little earlier than com (forating fruit. This may or may not

under." Cigar leaf must: needs be weed, as may be done by our original mon one morning he discovered the be-certainly what perforations might

air cured, (not kiln-dried), but the air process, to be accomplished by con plunderers to be of his own barnyard, exist before the bees discovered them

in the barn must or should be of a serving and preserving the natural and was led to see the error of his would not injure the fruit-the following -

certain degree of humidity, and never and original virtues (heretofore way in demanding "bricks without up of this by the bees is just as

dry enough to crisp the leaf. The allowed to waste in an open shed). straw." bad as if they made the original per-

proper climatic conditions prevail I give notice that I am building, in The best remedy for this wander. forations for t. cmselves.Meeham's(

generally in Florida during the sum Lake City, a scientific and philosophical ing, plundering disposition on the Monthly.

mer nights and rainy days. The ther I barn, by which all the natural factors part of the hen is a moderate feed of ..... .-_

mometer is not more susceptible to of air, light, heat and moisturewill grain and table scraps twice a day anda Water for Bees
the temperature of the air than a tobacco be controlled at will and make six-foot high wire fence round about
Where is located
leaf is of the degree of moisture the leaf reabsorb its own evaporated her when there is especial damage she an apiary not neara
stream water should be for
in the air. Tobacco may be cut substances, and its value will be en can do. Don't confine them all the provided
the bees in suitable vessels in the
thoroughly ripe and hung up in a dry hanced 100 i per cent. over the crude time. It is only now and then they before have located early their
atmosphere, and when dry enough to "Detuning" process.-F. B. Moodie will do the farm as much injury as season they After chosena
make snuff, it will be the same coloras in June Florida. they will good.. The worms and in drinking places. having
will the
in the field. The nicotine or no sects a hen will transform from en drinking place they frequent

cotannin has not been kept solvent or emies of plant life to choice eggs? are same during the season. Bees drink-
at wells ar.d
fluent so as to color the leaf brown, Poultry l, legion. This work and exercise is ing neighbors' water
have been the of disputes
for this tannic acid is the coloring I good for the hen, good for the farm, troughs source -
and for horses and
matter. To have it fluent in the Edited by E. W. AMSDEN Ormond Fit. and may not be especially bad for the grievances,
cattle will suffer with thirst rather than
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night and dry in the day causes the worm.
drink bordered with of
water
leaf to "calico" and have "white Grading Poultry. With plenty of food-nothing much a row

veins," when cigar leaf must be uniform Michael[ Boyer, who is considered better or cheaper than good, plump bees. Wooden tubs, such as butteris

in color. Moreover, the time excellent authority upon all matters seventy.cent wheat and liberal shipped in, make good water recep

required for curing cigar leaf may be pertaining to poultry, says in referenceto quantities of dust near at hand, they tacles, much better than crockeryware
for bees climb of
shortened by keeping the degrees of the mistakes of poultry keepers : will not have such a mania for the I can out a
A mistake is to keep pullets and wooden vessel if they fall into the water -
temperature and moisture uniform day flower bed and rarden. Still I be-
hens in the same flock. Grade up according but they cannot from a smooth,
and night without interruption.More lieve it is prudent to have a yard
than all, the leaf not only suf to size and age. Feed accord. ready and confine them when actual glossy receptacle. Put sarno'cloth
ing to the stock. Pullets want growing into the water and let it hang over
fens a mechanical injury by becomingdry damage is done.
and crisp but it really deteriorates feed. liens want egg foods. In feed. the tub. It will act as a siphon, and
,
during a drouth whenin ing, it should be remembered that the the bees will sip the water from the
measurably, as
the field.Remember. Asiatics would become overfat, andso sunny side. Renew the water often,
would our American birds, on the fIpia111. and change the cloth; part of the
the leaf
motto, cigar ..... ....
"'- vessels should contain
water slightly
needs a humid atmosphere "from the feed that would but place the Mediterranean
seed to the cigar," and for this reasonit class in good condition. If we Honoy Making. brackish (about a teaspoonful of salt to

is nowhere grown to perfection far kept Leghorns or Minorcas we mightbe Nectar in flowers is not honey. a pailful of water). Give warm wateron

from a body of water, and that induced to make corn a part of This nectar is gathered by the tongueof cold, frosty mornings, for if a bee

away where it never freezes, hence all goodcigr their feed, for we believe that nothingcan the bee, and enters what is called loads up with cold water it may get
leaf is on semitropicalislands over fatten these birds, owing to the honey bag, from which it is re. chilled and not be able to return to its

and grown peninsulas. The semi- their unusual activity. The other day gurgitated by the bee on its return to hive. I have seen them sipping

tropical is better for the reason that in we saw as fine a flock of light Brahma the hive, and deposited in the honey around ice, and some get so benumbed
Cuba the fowls as it has ever been our lot to cell. Even then it is thin and watery, they were not able to take wing. A
the
e. )
tropical zone ( g. ,
season is limited to their short winter see, but the owner was getting no and does not become really honey bee in early spring is worth much more

(for tobacco will not root well undera eggs. He fed them corn. Instead of until the watery parts have evapor than at any other time, for it is neededto

tropical sun). In semi-tropical getting them into laying condition he ated. In collecting the sweets the rear bees to harvest the honey crop.
Florida have two seasons unintentionally was prep ring them bees do not confine themselves Do not let the bees lose a moment by
we crop
annually, March to May[ inclusive, 'for the pot. To grow pullets and get wholly to flowers. The writer of this having their path obstructed by weeds,

and August to October first for trans them into early laying condition they I paragraph has for a ,next neighbor a grass or bushes. Lately in the pine
the two equinoxes must be forced. Pullets yarded with I professional beekeeper, whose bees woods of Florida I watched bees sail.
planting, including
-vernal and autumnal-when plants hens are only half fed. Throw down depend almost wholly! on the flowers ing in heavily laden, and many of

root well for but few plants will root enough feed and the hens will gobbleit from the writer's garden-that is to them were knocked down into the

well for a; period of about forty days all up. Examine the crops at night say, there are few other flowers ex sand by dry weeds and bushes, and as

about the summer solstice. These are after the birds have gone to roost, and cept wild ones, on which the bees the hives were not provided with

scientific facts proving that semi- you will find those of the hens as hardas can collect their material. Unfortunately alighting boards more time was spentin

tropical Florida enjoys a double ad. stones while the pullets' crops are for him they are not satisfied reaching the entrance than was required -

over the whole world (is far only half filled. Don't starve the. with the flower, but also carry away to gather several loads. Much

as vantage known) in having two crop seasonsin pullets. Bring them into profit as the fruit. It is almost impossible in time was thus lost when honey was

one year, the only difficulty beingan early as possible. Get out of them all raspberry time to get enough from most plentiful.-O. J. Farmer.

occasional or frequent dry fall, when you can for the first two years and his garden to make a respectable dish
the atmosphere in the barn must be then market them. In that kind of for the tea table-nearly every berryis

controlled mechanically while the leaf treatment there is money. Poultrywill sucked to pieces before it is abso FISHBURNE SCHOOL,

be made to reabsorb its own pay if you are judicious. That is lutely ripe. It is the same with the \.SI'luuno.: vutniMA.
may evaporated moisture. The ammoniaand why we say it takes brains to managea grape; in order to secure them from JAS.A. FISH t3U RN E,A. Principal.

other virtuous substances, the poultry farm.Feeding the ravages of the bees they have to ENGLISH, CLASSICAL AND SCIEN-
TIFIC COURSES, WITH MILITARY -
be Last
bags.
protected by
basis of fragrance, are "wasted on paper TRAININQ.
? in Summer. and for the first time
Hens
they
of the barn season of and
the desert air" open or Teachers ability experience.: Careful
cooked in the "Snow" or fiuve-kiln The hen is naturally a hungry ani- have been found to carry away training; good discipline modern Beautiful location ;
large grounds; equipment. Climate:
drying barn, thereby the vesicles or mal (no doubt about this), and yet, peaches also. How they first penetrate "Valley of Virginia. Reduced rate Write
the skin is not clear but it for Catalogue. July-u.29-Aug 512
corpuscles in the constructive cellular many stop feeding her as soon as ; may
tissue of the leaf fibre containing thefHJUlI warm weather comes because she can possibly have been from the punctureof
vlium are broken and wasted shift for herself, and then they grumble the curculio. The curculio fre- nInny Person arc broken
.
heat that the because she shifts.I quently cuts the skin without deposit. dorm from overwork or household carea.lJrowu's
by the intense flue so Iron Bitter Rebuilds; the
leaf will disintregrate in the was talking with a friend just recently ing the egg, and this single break I tin, aids digestion etnoTW extffis of bile,
"ptoague," or bulk sweat; much who related how he had may be borne along without injury to I aDd euro a&Uria Ov/.the genuine.



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TTTTC FLORIDA TPATJMTCW AND ITRTTTT-fJ ft OUTER.



of pears this week; his large photo Graham flour is -
State) 'fews. now for sale here.
{ ] gallery and stores have been convertedinto The wheat was grown and ground in Our Rural 74 ome
a crate factory. He is packing .
Chipley, made into first class bread,
Thomas Scott, of Green Cove the in !
pears quarter, half and bushel eaten and is pronounced first
Springs, had a horse stung to death I crates, also in barrels and half barrels, class judges. This is a most good important by Flowers from a Moral Standpoint.For .

by yellow jackets. and so will meet the demands of all fact when we consider the Our Rural Home:

lion. \\'. A. Rawls, the newly retailers large and small, in the market. amount of sent great "I have some stalks of rice from
money
appointed State chemist, assumed the He has paid from 5oc. to 65C. per year for flour which can away be retained every seed you sent," writes a lovely niecein

duties of his office yesterday. Prof. bushel, according to quality, cash on for home circulation. We think its Ohio, in a recent letter. Now, the

Norman Robinson, the retiring officer, delivery, relieving the producer from importance cannot be over estimated. fact that the seed came from Florida

will return to Orlando, where he will ,. all trouble, loss and disappointment. Chipley Item in St. Andrews Buoy.It induces many a boy and girl to plantit

open a laboratory for analyzing phos St. Andrews Buoy. begins to look like no doubt, when what their eyes
phates for private parties.Floridian.A Orange county behold day of their lives is
The. business. of the Owl Cigar Com will have n n1f. ndifl- exhibit____n___ --it_ Phirnan every
-00---0- entirely ignored.Hut the
correspondent of the Orlando pany nas felt in some degree the effect after all. Mr.( Abercromby is hustling young girlI
Reporter to utilize the rail. of the have alluded to by no means confines
purposes present stagnation and many of around the county collecting material
road itself in claying country roads. their employes have been idle, but, for the car that is to leave here early her efforts to rice and cotton (for
lIe would she has the latter also). She lovesto
lay a track
temporary across notwithstanding, the company decided i in August. He was at Oviedo and
the country and on this run the flat to "keep the shop open," and last Chuluota Saturday and Monday and cultivate the plants usually foundin

cars loaded with clay, to be dumpedoff Wednesday work on the Key West is receiving the assistance and cooperation a country garden; and I find takesan

all on one side and spread out to plot was resumed. During the period from the citizens that is interest in the corn field and the
form a road bed. that potato crop-I think if there were a
business is
in
depressed gratifying the
throughout 1. extreme. They are necessity she would not hesitate
Dr. F. W. Inman, of Winter J Haven the country they will work on a-oasis getting exhibits" together for the car, take ) the hoe to
up wield the
weighed twenty-five apples that of two-thirds time. This will give all and in so doing have assured Mr. or axe.

aggregated 239 pounds, or 11 pounds employes about four days' work each Abercromby how anxious they are Although"sweet a recent and"highly honored ,.

i53 ounces each. Mr.[ V. H. Harris week and, in view of the fact that that Orange county should be prop- disdain the girl graduate, duties she does not
commonest that fall
of Micco, shipped a crate of Porto many factories in the North have shut erly represented at Chicago. He received to her share in of
a family and
boys
Ricos, sixteen in number, which down altogether, the operatives who a number of subscriptions for I found
girls.
weighed, with the crate, 176 pounds, are located at Quincy ought to feel a banner at Oviedo, and Winter Park much of this home myself asking and, does not
-loving
or 11 pounds each. more than satisfied.-Quincy Herald. is working energetically for her banner duty.
loving disposition arise Irom her love
Shipment of the early crop of pinesis I The greatest fish State in the Unionis and exhibits. Mr. A goes to Mail ol flowers?
nearly over. There will be land tomorrow to solicit the aid of the
a pretty Florida. Massachusetts may rank I wish every girl in the land could
good crop of September pines which first i if the bulk weight of coarse fishis good people there. The F. C. & P. have a plot of ground for her "very

will bring extra good prices. The the standard. But the warm watersof car is expected to arrive here to morrow i own" and be taught the value of cultivating
first has been short but the Florida and will be immediately repainted I
crop produce the most deliciousof these beauties of nature i if
prices have been better than last year salt water fish, and in infinite vari and put in first-class condition for only from a moral standpoint. Less

and those were better than the year ety. Those most highly prized by receiving the exhibit.-Orlando Re time would be spent over trashy liter

before.Melbourne item Titusville delicate New York palates are taken porter. ature. I make a distinction of course,

Advocate.Mr. from the coasts and estuaries of this Through Mr. Moodie's influence, between such fiction and the wholesome .

Carlton Marshall[ a prosperous State. Florida contributes large two capitalists, Mr. Kelly and Mr. novels that abound, many of the

young farmer living three miles southof quantities of fish to New York. Theyare Chapman, have been induced to buy latter being worthy of a place in every

Rhodes' store, certainly deserves sent by railroad to Savannah, lands near Lake City and engage in girl's library.

credit. lie has this year cultivated, which is the clearing house of the the cultivation of tobacco. Both have Less time would be spent over the

with the aid of a No. 4 Standard cultivator Southern fish trade as well as of the a farm of twenty acres and a person strip of useless embroidery, that fortunately .

one hundred acres and has cotton trade. From there they cometo would go a long distance to see a } however, is more seldom

run every furrow himself. If the seasons New York:Eby steamer.-New York prettier sight. The stand is perfect, seen than some years ago; and less

continue favorable it is very cer- Herald. every plant is the same height, which over the backbreaking sewing-machine

tain that he will gather 2,000 bushelsof We are confident that the wonder- makes. the two" fields looks-- as smooth in stitching and tucking- for

corn.-Bartow Courier. ully exhilarating and ana even as the ocean. livery stump mere ornament. Less in giddy gayeties -
vitalizing effectof
Business is on the increase in the the wonderful breeze which blows has been removed from the fields, and in repining over the lot in

United States the plants are set out with a machine which they are all wise
land office, the month in from the ocean in the Biscayne Bay placed by an -
of June being an exceedingly busy one neighborhood is due to the which does its work to per. Father. Pages might be written on

for the officers and clerks. During an abundance of ozone presenceof and fection, regardless of seasons, and a the subject, but I forbear, "I have no

the year ending July i, 1893, 11,653 believe it can be easily demonstratedthat we "horseshoe," or "hoe-plow," is used time." How frequently we hear the ex-

acres of land were homesteaded in there is a greater quantity of in the cultivation. About a ton of fertilizer clamation : "I love flowers but I
Alachua has been used to every acre and have no time."
county. During the same ozone present in the neighborhoodof
period a total of 125,888 acres were the Florida reefs and along the the crop is estimated to yield 1,000 The care of a few pots of plants, a

homesteaded in the entire State.- shores of Disease} Bay than anywhere tobacco pounds per used acre.is the The name of the" little "rose garden," or a few beds of

Gainesville Sun. else in the United States. "Micaraugua. favorite flowers intrudes very seldom on
The
yield has been
The law When this fact is so much greater duties-if It is
passed by the late Legislature established upon a than graver ever. a delightful -
was that the
expected barn
prohibiting the impounding of scientific basis, Biscayne Bay will be room occupation for an hour or two at a
provided is
cattle in certain towns in the State, is the Mecca of people who are suffering Messrs. entirely inadequate, and time and lifts the mind above the dull

likely to prove of incalculable damageto ,, from the effects of overwork and dis- Kelly and Chapman are both daily routine of household cares, forming .

Green Cove Springs. The Ladies' ease.-Titusville Advocate.The ner.busy building new barns.-Ocala Ban a starting point for thoughts that-soar

Village Improvement Association, an and soar away among the stars. Thus
following of
are some viti-
organization that has done herculean culturists and the extent of their our vineyards the fragrant rose in a glass of water,
labor and or a cluster of bright-hued
accomplished more towards : E. C. & C. Terry 61 BENTON & UPSONIRRIGATING geraniumson
acres
beautifying this town than could ever Hubbard ; the window sill excludes from the
Lott & Co. *
Er-
acres
30 ; mind of
have been done through other a weary woman her humble
any nest Terry, 12 acres; II. Canfield, 4 JACISOr1VIIaLg, Fl1A., home and all
channel
unpleasant environmentsalbeit
can no longer keep the
up acres C. F. 6
Bailey
; acres William
fight with such odds ; ( clear to her human
against them. Roberts very sight), j
8 acres and there
The trash barrels are being removed others with ; are many and idealizes all the labor, otherwise 1

and the men employed to cut the vineyards ranging from 2 unwelcome, that for the entire day her <
to and
10 acres,
weeds and from aggregating 200 hands find to do.
the
have
streets
grass
been acres, less than half being as yet in MACHINERY 1 have known a '
discharged, and unless the workis bearing condition. All these woman perplexed
taken the parties and discouraged with difficulties
up by town council the will over j
and
matter of street cleaning will cease, courteously all cheerfully answer KOTII which she had no control, restless in

and ere many months shall the questions touching their mind and tired in body, who, when i
pass methods of cultivation
sobriquet of Parlor City will be applied l no secrets but desiring, that withholding Steam and Horse Power. confronted by some new trouble, took '
one
Green any immediate refuge her flowers
to Cove
never again, shall their among ;
profit by
experience believing
save as a memory of the dead past, or and any one meeting her in ten minutes
by such a course that they can Pipe, Pipe Fitting, Brass
in a spirit of ridicule.-Green Cove would never have known that she
add interest to this
enterprise and induce had a care or a more important
Spring.G. others to immigrate hither.Moultrie Valve, Hose, Etc. { duty
W. Shear has shipped a car load Item in Florida Hustler. than tying up a straggling vine or |
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THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER. 481 :a

I
There must be something radically I startling warning to smoking boys.
wrong in that nature, or at least it is From measurements of 187 studentsin FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.

very coarse, almost inhuman, that refuses Yale College it was found that
. to see the beauty in a frond of those who let tobacco alone gainedover ------- -

delicate fern or the pure lily that those who used it during the col An Incorporated Home Association of Ornnjro flrovrom for marketing Florida Fruit to the
beat aclvantajfc.-AUTHOHIZKI: CAPITAL. ""JvU.O.
nods in the morning breeze. To sucha lege year 1892 twenty-two per cent in I1OX MATEUIAITho KxchariKO: : IK fully prepared| | to supply) boxes and paper on
nature the mission of the (flowers is weight, twenty-nine and one.half per order. Write for price list and terms.

all in vain. But happy he whose soul cent in height, nineteen per cent in -:OFFICERS :-

can read the flower-message, be he girth of chest, and sixty-six per centin .
OKI It. ..\lUnASKRfJrt'I'hh'nt. I). OnH.:. ,.I-A.. VIce-President.
beggar by the roadside, convict in a lung capacity. Measurements at ALIIKItT M. IV 1s\ (;en'1 hcr. and Trims. M. P. TUIINKH ccn'tary.iIItFCronscc .
showed : ). it. Fairbanks, ,\lachull Co.; F t; O. Hill. UrwdfordCo.: Ur. K.: 1-:. Pratt
prison cell, or prince in a palace. Amherst College even greater 111II811On) Co.: John C. Love, Lake Co.; Hy Cnitcher Onuitfu Co.; ; !U (;reenleatZ Duval Co.;
I repeat, from a moral standpoint, difference in favor of those who did H. M. Ikter. DuvalCo.: A. IIn'II)'. Hrevanl ('0.; F. l i. t'uml'l'tlll. Marion Co. ; C. V. Ilillyer.Nansau ,
Co.: John M. hryant Oneeola: Co.; II. ilutchiiifton. Putnam Co.; M. 8. Moreman 8t.
the cultivation of plants and flowers not use tobacco. With such evidenceas Johns Co ; (1. Lancaster, %'oluAla Co.:J. C. Pelot. ManateeCo.Address .
ought to be encouraged. this before him, no sensible boy is all eorresixmdenco' to tho Florida Fruit Kxchnnpe: ,Jacksonville Flu. Stencil,
with full packing and shipping( Instruction!!,furnished on application.FTKIl .
MINNIE G. MILLS.I likely to try to cultivate the tobacco __ n __ .
St.Thomas ft1.a. habit or to cling to it if he has already
---- --.- 71 8 cxi)o-
acquired it. Give the boys more years '
i opportunities ) rk'iicc in Florida with j
Domoroat'a Monthly for August. &1
for athletics, and they will nearly all varieties of
This publication is not merely a require less tobacco.=l'roy'limes. fowls, we have settled down P '
repository of fleeting fashions; it ministers ..a.Taking..- on the following aM tho best;
worthily to all the highest wants Cold.A suited to thin climate:
and aspirations of the familythewomen person in good health with fair It mint ami .... / .
lla r ml n ml II' Ifwrl.v ;
and children-in art, litera play easily resists cold. But when (fl"lr 1I.11"",10'11.

ture, outdoor sports, games, domestic the health flags a little, and libertiesare .Y/M''fl",1/infoilSllrrr llnu,burgr(1iunrn, I ..
industry. The publishers announce taken with the stomach or the I thirl; /, that their forthcoming Columbian nervous system, chill is easily taken, 1 a+prrl n l I'rkln linintr Ihirku Titrkry. .

Souvenir number (September), will and according to the weak spot of the -

contain the farewell letter of the In individual assumes the form of a cold FOWLS FOR SALE iE- '
fanta Eulalia to the American peoplean or pneumonia, or it may be jaundice. r
honor which was coveted by the (if all causes of "cold," probaoly fa -2: EGGSJO HATCH.INCUBATORS .

American press. tigue is one of the most efficient. A
.. jaded man coming home at night froma **

True Marriage. long day's work, a growing youth AND BROODERS.
-
A happy} wedlock is a long fallingin losing two hours sleep over evening POULTRYSUPPLIESOF 4i"
love. I know young persons think parties two or three times a week, or
love belongs only to brown hair and a young lady "doing the season," ALL KINDS.
plump, round, crimson cheeks. So it I and overfed children with a short -
does (for its beginning, just as Mount allowance of sleep, are common in ANIMAL MEAL MAKES ) '
HENS LAY YOUNG J"I
Washington begins at Boston Bay stances of the victims of the cold. STOCK 8TRONQ.; ,

But the golden marriage is a part of Luxury is favorable to the chill- --- a K .

love which the bridal day knows noth- taking; very hot rooms, soft chairs, Illustrated catalogue free
of. Youth is the tassel and silken '"' T+
r
ing feather beds, create a sensitivenessthat to any iuMrv*.
flower of love; age is the full corn, leads to catarrh. It is not, after E. W. AMSDEN '

ripe and solid in the ear. Beautiful all, the cold that is so much to be Onnontl, Fla. ,
is the morning of love with its proph feared as the antecedent condition

etic crimson, violet saffron, purple that gives the attack- a chance to do I
and gold, with its hopes of days that harm. Some of the worst colds happen I Timo-tablo for Cooking Vegetables. $100 Reward, $100.

are to come. Beautiful also is the I j to those who do not leave their Potatoes, boiled, 30 minutes; pota- | The readers of this paper will be

evening of love, with its glad remembrance house or even their bed, and those toes, baked, 45 minutes; sweet potatoes I pleased to learn that there is at least
and its rainbow side turned who are most invulnerable! are often boiled, 45 minutes ; sweet potatoes one dreaded disease that science has

toward heaven as well as the earth.- those who are exposed to change of baked, i hour; squash, boiled, been able to cure in air its stages, and
Theodore Parker. and who by good sleep, min that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure
temperature, minutes squash, baked,
. .. 25 ; 45
Quiet Hours.A COld bathing, ana regular habits preserve utes, green peas, boiled, 20 to 40 is the only positive cure now knownto
the tone of their nervous the medical fraternity. Catarrh
system minutes; shell beans, boiled, 1A hourto
paper recently read at a confer- and circulation.. i hour; string beans, boiled about being a constitutional disease, requires -

ence of women was on. "Quiet --- i hour; green corn, boiled, 20 min. a constitutional treatment.
Hours," and set forth the importanceof Scorched Cloth. utes to i hour ; asparagus, 15 to 30 Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken inter-

"reflection as an element of true What to do with scorched placeson minutes; spinach, i to 2 hours; toma nally, acting directly upon the blood

activity," urging the avoidance of the cloth is a question that: sometimes toes, fresh, i hour; tomatoes, canned, and mucous surfaces of the system,
error of looking on action as the only puzzles the careful housewife. If the 30 minutes; cabbage, 45 minutes to 2 thereby destroying the foundation of

form of work. "We all need ripen- scorch is not too bad, dipping the article hours; cauliflower, i to 2 hours; onions the diseose, and giving the patient
hours the writer. "We in soapsuds and hanging it in the building the constitu-
ing says i to 2 hours; beets, i to 3 hours; strength by up
cannot give out what we have not sun for some hours will be likely to turnips, 45 minutes to 13. hours; pars. tion and assisting nature in doing its
taken; we cannot comfort if we have remove it. If the day is dull, hang nips and carrots, 45 minutes to i houror work. The proprietors have so much
not ourselves been comforted." This the piece before a grate fire. Scorched more.-Table and Kitchen.Scrambled I faith in its curative powers that they

advice is specially pertinent to the spots that are very bad and yet have I S4 offer One Hundred Dollars for any
busy women of the day, who in the not consumed the fiber of the goods, case that it fails to cure. Send for
new found opportunities have developed are said to be restorable by repeated Eggs. list of testimonians.
a zeal that is keeping themat dipping in a saturated solution of bo The secret of scrambled eggs is not AddressF.

almost ceaseless work. If such rax. The saturated solution, as the to beat them before cooking, to havea J. CHENEY CO., Toledo, O.
could realize that rest is another form chemists call it, consists of as much hot skillet and to take them off while t6J'.Sold by Druggists, 750.

of work, and calm thought a valuable salt or crystal as the water will dis- they are yet very SOti; they cook a .1.
preparation for activity, a double solve. It is always safe to put in a half minute after they are taken off, AllKKANT WITH Tin TUt}:H.
blessing would be gained for them.- little extra; if the borax stands undis- which many cooks do not allow for. Full course of truction and modern methodsof
Old Homestead. turbed in the bottom of the bottle, one A dash of lemon juice just as they art handling came; able and experienced teachers
; careful moral training, and pupil (boys and
..pI is sure of the full-strenth solution. going to the table in a hot dish is an young men)of correct principle and habits,are
Effect of Tobacco on Boys. Repeated dippings of this, with expo- addition. characteristic of

The boy who smokes saps his phys- sure to sun or fire light, will remove .. THE FISHBURNE SCHOOL,

ical strength. In boat-races and gamesof what are by most housekeepers con- The Iaine Fertilizer Co.'*office at Jacksonville Electric- light WttjrnpulMiro.and other Virginia.modern. adrantages.
baseball, cricket, bicycling and sidered hopeless discolorations. fit the suggestion of ttteir AVw Write for catalogue.
other athletics the habitual smoker -- -.- -- York office and their iVeirorkagentst
stands no chance against the young IF YOUR HACK ACUE" will inaugurate n nyttem of cut' rates on CD II EVAPORATOR
Or you are all worn out, really goo l fornotoIn ; agricultural! chemical man of pure, cleanly) and temperate I *. It I is general debility. TryIuoPPN'.s 15th. This will be purely an erjxriment. I II U 1 THC. ZIMMERMAN,
habits. Some investigations have re 1/fO.Y HITTERS.and You had better takeulranlageof it while Dl3.r.st.1tet .a4.ri.JU..tr&.4 Tb) Ntandard Ca.t.r..ne.TUZ Harbin.
It will cleanse Uver, ah9
your
cure
cently been made which convey a you_good cap Jxtite. it lasts. See ad. on but page. 11LYMYtu UUJt WOI1Jr CU..<<.1MIa......O.






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482 THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER. .



STEPHEN POWERS Editor. Colonel Briggs has a thousand acres, I I' deal of firmness and determination a is manifested on the outside of the

P. O. Address Lawtey. Fla. more or less, planted in citrus and 'I fine gentleman and a thorough orange, not on the inside. lie is an

fruits. He last winter scholar. When he take
CONTENTS tropical set comes to artist, not a horticulturist.

120 acres in lemons, mangoes, etc., charge of the institutions in Lake

GROVE AND ORCHARD Dealers-rear Rural'Cider Rambling; California on Lake Worth, near the scene of Mr. City he will probably be not a little

DMa Orange, 4; Forming the;Tree .. .. .. 473 Flagler's extensive operations. lie disappointed at the supineness of the ]J1\\'Iatrl\ets.'
Gathering Peaches in Georgia;Stuffed Fig, 476
states that the latter gentleman is haying Board in not
amoving some more
THBVii KYAii-Wine>Making .. .. ... ... 477
160 acres set in pines. members of the faculty-enough, at

THE PIHBRV on the-Pineapple Mainland Queries... .. .;.Pine.. .. ..Culture ... 477 This fall Colonel Briggs will have any rate, so that those who remained JACKSONVILLE, Fi..\., July 20.

FARMER.uruTRucICl R-Mtdidnal Plant Cul 200 acres planted in tomatoes in Polk would be on speaking terms with each FRUITS. AND VKGKTABLKS
ture Lime and Humus the Wealth of Nations These quotations. Kxtra choice
; .. . . . .. ..-.... .. .. .. .. 478 county. other. h is paying a very high com lots fetch are prices average above top quotations, while poor
Scientific Tobacco Barn.. ..... .. ......... in left-handed lots sell lower.
TOBAceo- 479 The Now State Chemist. pliment-though a wayto LCDonlFla.. .... ............ .. .1.5Ot02'OOu
rooLTR\-Grading Poultry; Feeding Ut'D.lnSummer. the President call him in ... ...... ... ........ .
.. new to Messina 4.33
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.. ..... .. ........ .... .. 479 The Tallahasseean makes the fol Pineapples,crate, very scarce ...... 4.00
AriARV-Honey-Maklng; Water for lees 479 to preserve discipline and peace Pears bbl. .. ... .... .............. .. 1.50102.00
Ova RURAL HOME-Flowers (tom a Moral lowing announcement: "The appointment among a number of professors so lostto Bananas, bunch. ... ...... ....... none in market
Standpoint . .... ... .. .. .. .41)0 of Hon. W. A. Rawls as State Potatoes .
self respect as to maintain personal in 3-barrel lots ....... ... 2.25
Demorest's Monthly; True Marriage; QuietHours Chemist was a timely and appropriate non.intercourse and whom the Onions bbl. .. .. . ..... ... ..... 4.00
; Effect of Tobacco HoysTakingCoW ; of that they ( .. .* Rack .. .. .. .... .... .... 3.83
; Scorched Cloth; Time-Table for. recognition gentleman's long Board) had not the courage to eject Sweet potatoesbbl.... .... ........ a.oo
Cooking Vegetables; Scrambled Hggs. 481ItiMTORiALFanner and faithful party service, as well as .' new,bu ..... ........ 1.00 to 1.25
and Newspaper Man; neck and heels out of the faculty, as New York cabbage, each. .. ........ .11 to .u
Has Great Faith in Florida; New State of his high character and unquestioned they ought to have done. Beets, newper 100 .. .. ..... .......... i.ootoi.jo
Chemist; The Newly Elected President; capabilities as a scientist." bbl . .. ..." ... .... 3.00
The Rodi Orange .. .. .. .. . .. ..... 48* --s- Turnips, Fla .... . .. .... .... 2.00
Florida and Georgia Fruits; California The order of precedence in whichour Carrots,dozen bunches............... .23
Fruits; Make them Work .. .... .... .... 43 esteemed the The Rodi Orange. Parsnips, .. ... ...... .. .......... .33
contemporary states Celery .. .. .. .. .. .. ... ............... .40 to .30
Pro t a Food; Fatherly RaUroali' Pumpkin qualifications and claims which secured There is no Rodi Thereis Hgg Plantscrate.small............... 1.00
Hug and Scale; phtde for orange. .. .. .. .. .................... .
.. .. .... ... .... . .. .. .. Tomatoes .30
Weevil 485 the appoinment of this Roman a Rodi Rodi box Rodi .
wrap, a a Squashes, bbl.. .... ... ... ....._ 1.13101.50
-. ------ senator to the office of State Chemistis hoop and consummate Rodi Coconut.. .. ... .. ... ..........i.. ...sa
Weather in Jacksonville. a cunning peanuts best brand...... ............. .06 to .0?
rather unpleasantly suggestive of in sizing packing and embel Plums, bu. .. ... .... ..1.............. zoo
; the Roman maxim Inter stUnt .. Kelsey H bu .... ............. .7Sto I.UG
a a.1{ M. eo eI "g. o arena lishing the fruit; but as for the orange Cucumbera, crato .. .... .......... .50 to 1.00
DATa i l d ;a: a !I! -S bgts, which may be liberally rendered, itself it might as well be called the Green Corn, dozen. .. .. ... .. ......... loto .13
GO GO is" n 2 oo_ Peaches, free, bu.. .. .... ....... .... 1.13101.30:
- When men are engaged in "log.roll ng" Naples orange or the Capri orange so .. cling bu.... .. ............ I.tw
u1y 11.... $o 73 14 So 0 cJj chemistry is silent. It however Apples, Georgia, carrier wanted.... 1.50
far its character is concerned.A
uly 12. ... .. .. 80 80 91 jt 16 trace may, as true Melons per too .. .. .. .... .......... .. ll.ootolo.oo
my 13.... ....... fo! 80 90 7J ,. $I? 0 00ulyI4. be only the result of the unconscioushabit box of Rodi oranges was sent Cantaloupes, bbl .... .... z6 87 if 68 28 ;182 0.00 of of the editor whois Sweet Pepper te Uly 1s..... .. 2 8S if 74 aa S85 trace thought to a Jacksonville house from New Grapes, Nianra, carder.... .......... too
my *6..... .. 81 81 98 7ft 87 0.00 more familiar with cuils of political York as a sample, a few days .. Black .... .. ...... .......... I.oo
uJy .. .. .. 83 97 75 u R6aa 0.00 ago, Okra, peck .. .. .. ............... .13 to .35
-----1--- wire than with leyden jars and galli and was purchased by the keeper of a Lettuce, dozen .... ................. ao to .35
Mean . 80. 81.393.072.710.3 R.I., 0.08 pots. If, however, the new appointee fruit-stand for $5. The box contained Cowpeas, shelled peck. ...... ..... .50
1-:. R. DEMAIN, Obscn'cr.e demonstrates scientific Green Beans.... .... ..... ........ .50101.00
qualifications 200 oranges and was about the size of

The Farmer and- -The Newspaper commensurate with the moral and intellectual the Florida standard box; in fact, it POULTRY AND EGGS.

Man. power which he developedin was probably an American.made box Hens I .. .. .. .. ..................... 30 to .15
Roosters. .. .. ...... ..... ............ .25 to .30
Many men think that newspapermen the Legislature, where his commanding -for fruit repacked-as the hoopswere Broilers. .. .. ................ .... .13 to .ao
dunners. the and influence of The sides Turkeys per pound .. ............... 16 to i6Jfc<<
are persistent Hy presence were hickory. were I Ducks. .... .. ............... .......... .15 to .30
way of comparison, let us suppose a unquestioned one will more heartily solid pieces, like the Bangnrs, and Geese. .. .. ............. ..... .30
farmer raises thousand recognize them than the FARMER Kggs,. ..... .. ..................... .... .13
a one bushelsof AND fitted so close as to give no ventilationat

wheat a year, and sells this to one FRUIT GROWER. the corners. It was stencilled to HAY GRAIN, ETC.

thousand in all of the e be opened on the side and it White corn, small lots....... ................, 1.35
persons parts on was a Mixed corn, '* ............... ...... i.ao
country, a great portion of them saying Tho Newly Elected President. gorgeous picture. The nails were White oats .. ...... ............... .. 1.83
)11 x ed oa t.. ...... ......... ........ 1.73
"I will hand
dollar President Oscar Clute small but
you a in a M. S., President cut nails, the hoops were tray No. 1, Timothy .maU lots.... ......... auao
short time. The farmer does not elect of the Florida Agricultural very firmly put on and the entire box Wheat bran small lots......... ........... ao.co
..... ........ ..
Wheat ) perton. .J. i.oo
Middlings
want to be small and says all right. College, is a graduate of the Michigan was so solid that the outside blazonry Ground feed.. fresh (com andoats), per sack

Soon the one thousand bushels are Agricultural College. He graduatedin had received little damage.We of too pounds.... ........ .... .... ..... .. 1.50Feed
meal in sacks of too pounds, per ton. 13.00
pone, but he has nothing to show forit 1862, taking a post graduate course said there is no Hodi orange, Rice flour per cwt.... ..... .... ............. .90
and he then realizes and la Pure wheat per sack of too pounds........ 1,40
that he has er a professorship( in the same and with reason. They were alike in Prepared steam cooked cow feed, per cwt,

fooled away his whole crop, and its institution. Since 1889 he has been no respect except size. Some had impound sacks.......... .... . ..... 1.30

value is due to him in a thousand little President of the College and Directorof peel of an exquisite satiny smooth. Prepared I -pound steam sacks.cooked. ... ..horse.. .... .feed. .,per.....cwt. ,. 1.50

driblets consequently he is the Experiment Station. while others Pearl grits per barrel... ......... ... ...... 3.10
seriously ness, were very rough- Pearl meal per barrel... . .. .... .... .. .. 3.10
embarrassed in his business, becausehis We are informed that his resignation skinned and of a lighter yellow, verg Flour best winter wheat, patent. .. ........ 4.80
... ............ .
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debtors each Fl"ur, extra fancy family 4.23
owing him dol-- toward lemon with faint
one was reluctantly accepted by the ing a bloomor (Half barrels,either brand, 250 per barrel
lar, treat it as a small matter and governing board and that he expectedto ( perhaps mold) lurking in the deep extra.)
Cotton seed meal bright ton.!.... .. 26.00
think it would not I elp much. Con- to California of of the per to.
go on account the' pores peel. Dark or Sea Island cotton seed meal per
tinue this kind of business year in and ill health of Mrs. Clute. In flavor they also varied. They ton. . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ... .None in market
Pure ground bone, fine per ton ...... .. .. 31.00
year out as the publisher does, how Michigan Agricultural College has were all plump and heavy.in the hand, Bone and potash,per ton ............ 33.00
.. .................
German kainit, per ton 17.00
long would he stand it ? A moment'sthought taken the lead among the agricultural full of juice, very few seeds, pulp tender i Land plaster .. ..... .. .. ... .. .. .. ......... 10,00
will convince anyone that a colleges of the United States. Fifty- and melting, but the flavor was of Nitrate Soda. tjc_per pound; per ton....... 33.00

publisher has cause for persistent dun. eight of her graduates are holding positions )yesterday or last month-stale, sickish Sulphate Muriate potash potash iftc ac per per pound pound;;per per ton.ton........ 30.00 33.00

ning.-National Labor Tribune. in agricultural colleges and sweet, lifeless.It Sulphate potash 90 per cent.... ..._.... 35.00

e. experiment stations. was in the sizing and paperingthat SEEDS, ETC.

Has Groat Faith in Florida. During the year 1890-91 289 pagesof the "fine Italian hand" showed Peas Clay..... . .... .... .................... i.od
Colonel J. B. Briggs of Kentucky, bulletin matter were published forth. Each had fringed ends ., Whlppoorwill...... .................... 1.00
by paper .. ack..I ........... ............ .. 1-45
made a flying visit to Florida in orderto the college. The bulletin matter is ofa and in the center a circular imprint of .. Black Rye . ........................ 1.00
test its summer climate and paid scientific character Red Rippers.... ............... ....... 1.15
high and just on the owner's name and trademark. Conch. .... ...... .... ............ 3.73
his customary respects to THE FARMERAND such points as the agriculturists of There were two twists instead of one- .. Split .. .. .. .. ...._..... .. ........ 2.7S
FRUIT GROWER. He is the Beans.... . .. .. .... .... .................... a.a3
owner Michigan needed. President Clute on opposite sides of the orange-and .. Lima ..... .... ....................... a.70
of the cave in Kentucky where the kept his college constantly in touch so tightly were these twists twisted by Pearl Cat Tail millet per pound............ JOe
German or Golden millet per bushel....... a.oo
experiments in the storage of oranges with the farmers of the State. Seven the twister that one could lift the Hungarian.., per bushel ................ 1.50
and lemons have been made. He has farmers' institutes Rural Branching Dhoura per pound......... asc
held in
either and it
were agri orange by one .hive several White mllo maize tl ...... JOe
pretty much abandoned the idea of cultural centers. smart jerks before the other wouldlet Kaffir corn '* ... ...... arc
.........
holding oranges over late, as they do The day of prosperity for our agri loose the orange. Indeed, the Alfalfa Amber or cane Lucerne sorghum '* ......... aoc aoc

not keep well, and, in any event, cultural college and experiment sta. would sometimes tear before it [ohnsongras* ......... loSe
paper Gold seed rice(upland). per bushel......... 2.00
strike a market overloaded with de. tion, we hope, is now at hand. Under would let go. The secret of that twist ]t Genuine red rust proof oats" ......... 6oc
clduous fruits. Hut he has undimin- President Clutc's White seed rice ......... a.as
administration the would be worth much to Floridians, Beggar weed aced, per pound....... ...... .as
ished faith in the scheme so far as ,people of our State will learn to appreciate though perhaps it means nothing more 1

lemons are concerned, of which he the advantages of our institutions.We than; the insect like patience of an Italian -t GROCERIES.

produced samples that had been in congratulate our trustees in securing packer whose time is worth only Butter, gilt edge..... .. .... ............. .. .26
Cheese, full cream .. iaH
the cave eight months and were still for us the services of so valuable teen or twenty cents a day. fif.1 Cheese. cream ....................
in an excellent state of preservation. is Kraporated apricots. ..................<.... .16Kraporatedpeaches.
He skill
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Kwpprated apples............... ... ....... .II line the
Dried peaches.........s................... .10 ship following are reported: No-
Dried' apples.... ............................ .08 coochee. July 11. 2,400 packages of fruit Jacksonville e & e 6 Rail
Currant... .... ...........'............. 06 and 1,800 vegetables; City of Macon fampa }K(ey jjjfBst wan BlJoseph
"if Citron. .. .................v......... .10 (to Boston)July 13. 400()( packages fruit
Prunes Turkish........... ................ .it {
Raisins, L. L. box.......... ......... ...$1.80 and SCO of vegetables, ; City of Birming
l'lgsDry, .. .. .. ... ............. . ..... .,3 ham, July 14, 5,500 l jKickages of fruit H. Durkee, Receiver
and 940 of vegetable: Kansas! City, j THE
Market Notes. July 10, COO lockages fruit and 800 of 4CrtONY1l4C

vegetables; Dcssoug (Ito Philadelphia) -'zz;
JACKSONVILLE:, July 20.-Peart* amiiKHichet ) July 10, 500 i package of fruit; Tallahassee 1. (J.T.&i.w.) I Tropical + Trunk + Line i

have usurped the attention lato- July iy, packages fruit and -
ly given to I pineapples, hut they in turn package of vegetables. '
are nearly) done for this hart of the State. ,.7 t Tf; Extending southward from Jacksonville, excel
Wewt Florida is still! shipping freely JM 1 'ant, Pineapple Prices. '' in equipment and service, reach all
l plums and grape, hut East L .. ;S' 5 prominent winter and summer
Florida has little more to dispatch. One BOSTON, July 10.-Florida pines' sold I t4 wa" .roes' "' tb PLEASURE
of the Ut grower of linker county in. 2c to lltyc( ; July 13th, lc to 'Jc; Queens, vs. e RESORTS
forms that his New York house nd- Me to 17Jc. y
us g4 l JFlorida Tlirough train service with
Parlor
vie l him Conte in hare NEW YOHK, July 10.Florida pines $ ,
to ship |*ear 3 Pullman Buffet and
i
Sleeping-cars
bold 3c: to ll P. Kuhlman A Co.
,Lela unwrappiHl.I lie has done BO and c. received ;
137: barrels from Havana sold at P tai carry you through
hat netted over a dollar a bushel, which ; g ..
would give him 2:0.OO) an acre or over. 3.50 to 4.50: per barrel. O..A. r S+ .S G Orange Groves Fruit Farms
lIe considers the LeContc }pear an excellent Chicago, a.OO to 5.00 |per crate. gOCattM4; 0 ,
staple crop, on account of its prolificacy St. Luis-Floritla. in good supply and t damP 11 1 s
and the certainty of its good car demand at 1.00 to 2.00) per dozen; 5.00 to ; n Vegetable Gardens, :

riage. Another largo grower of Bradford 7.00 i per crnte.OmahaFloridns. I'w.! w...
county has hhipjKxl over 1400 boxes--tlm j>er crate, 5,00, to Pineapple Plantations,
40-lh. box-put up with much care, and 0.00. '' r c..d.tt. &Lr.I.. i
has netted prices somewhat better than r Phosphate Mines
mrvCocoanut
the alxn'e I hut perhajw not any, letter Oranges and Lemons. l ,
*0
considering the outlay. BOSTON-A few lots of choice Florida S 's,., r ..rt Fields

1'EACIIFA are still selling at 2.50 to 8. ,0( leer| box: .?J t'l Jl. ,
Wo learn from "'nltlo. San ford, Day- Messina and Palermo, at :3.00 to 400. t. AND ALONG TilE

tona and some: other {points that the BUFFALO July 7-One car California .Li"li4" l St. Johns River
grower who fihip]>ed) early ,varieties seedlings sold at 1.80 to 2.95 ; average, o ,

well selected and jacked, hy express 2.50.: Indian River
have generally received<
IriceL A good many very fancy i>eaches alias, OOc. to 2.25. July 1'1, 200 boxes Lake Worth
have heensoldat very' fancy prices; some California seedlings,1.0" i) to 1.90. .u r or y D Forming a New Route to ,
PeenUw from Volusia county reachingthe ,i xttr
flattering figure of 7.00 per 100. A Florida and Georgia. Emits. 4 1. MAW BISCAYNE BAY.

good many have l>een sold in interior UosTos-Ul'rgia peaches, 1.50 to 2.50
towns at 2.00 to 0.00 a bushel, and it is (O-ltasket carrier; Florida ,
I IKT
cantelou\K":4\ Direct Lino to TAMPA PUNTA GORDA and Gulf
believed that the who have hold Harbors.
growers 2.00 to 2.50 per crate, 2.00 to j .
in Florida have, on the average, done NEW YORK, July 11-Georgia LeConte YOU TIME, purchasing tickets via

better than thou*o who shipped North.(2RAl'ES. |pears, box, 1.00 to 1.10, ; barrel, 4.50. Delaware WI LL { TROUBLE By Key West U'y. Send for Jacksonville large map of Tampa Florida: &,

grapes| !' 10 to 50c. per Sib basket; AND by mall, with other information of interest
Niagara, 27 to 30c. i per 8-lb. basket SAVE TRANSFERS
We regret to note that the shipmentsof E. L. Goodsell :
Niagara grapes have not generally says R. B. CABLE W. B. COFFIN. G. D. ACKERLY,
"A large shipment of ieorgta
tho grapes a)JcncrnlJManajfcr.: Superintendent.
attained to General
fl'tmlt.Kl"Clual
expectations Passenger Agent
sold by me at auction, this week at
entertained earlier. in the The
season. from 5c to SOc basket shows that ---- ---
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grapes have carried fairly well in the the same fault that has existed in Cali have landed in rather overripe| and soft
refrigerator cars but have shown a troublesome fornia shipments caused this great variation condition combined, caused' tho market Make Thom Work.

tendency to drop ofT the sterns!\ in the sales" of these grapes. Some I to rule in anything but a satisfactory We believe in making chickens,

after four hours being or exposed less to the air for twenty- lots were good and others were exceedingly shape to the I\hiplter.| seller or jobber. both old and young, purebred or
i iKXir. "Apricots at 75c.: a crate have discouraged
MKI.ONS. "The first} large auction sale of Florida shippers to the extent that drying mixed, work (or living. If you are

Melons have been BO cheap that a man LeConto|Kars on Thursday is worthy of is now going on extensively in California getting but few eggs and want more,

could buy in Jacksonville, as large a mention, tho offering comprising! nearly while sales of j peaches at about a make your poultry work. If they are
melon as he could comfortably eat for :500pkgB. The boxen sold at 1.15, or similar price have caused very light sickly, make them work. If they are
three cents. Guests in some hotels and very nearly the price that some lots of shipments of this fruit out of the State. Fat, make them work. Secure four
restaurants have l been treated to them California Burtletts brought. Some Georgia )peaches! though landing in bad! boards sixteen feet and
prodigally. Hut the supply, is already barrels brought up to 4.87. These results shape, have IHMMI HO much finer in grade long the
running short and soon a melon will l he were made because the grading and and quality than California to attract wider the better. Nail them togetherso

melon.. A phenomenal feature of the packing was exceedingly good." the attention of tho better class of buy. that they will form an enclosure

melon trade this year has been the large CHICAGO July 12*-One car Lo Conte ers, and inconsequence the poor trade sixteen feet square. Fill this space

i numl cr of cars of Georgia melons which l IK\ars, half-bushel l boxes, SOc to OOc. had their own way with California with clean straw ten or twelve inches
have len shipped to New York through St. Louis-Pears, Ix C.onte.4Oc to COoper peaches this week.' and throw the fed broadcast
deep grain

Jacksonville instead of Savannah. third-bushel box; common JOe to -

.-1 SEA.'1"1":''. .)()c; Niagara grapes, 50c to 60c per 8-lb NEW YORK July 17.-Melons, prime, over the straw and let the chickens
basket; Concord. 40c to 50c. 1500 to 20.00 per 100; musk melons, 1.25 work for it. Phis will keep them
The movement last week was desultory to 2.50 barrel 50c(
; peaches, light supply busy for hours. Feed three times
Cincinnati-Le Conto 1.25 to aday.Fanny
and worth It is i Ix-nrs.
not
recording. understood to 2.00 carrier ; Le Con to (pears 3.50 to
that the have 1.40 per bushel; June and Harvest pears, Field.
t growers generally 4.50 barrel; 75c;) to 1.25 crate; grapes,
done well and feel having 3.00 to 5.00 i per barrel.California. .
encouraged mostly j poor; good Florida, 1.00'to :2.00
received even better prices" than the case; Delaware, 5-1 b. basket, 30 to 50c;
year before. As a |pointer toward Jacksonville Fruits. Champion, 10-lb. basket, 25 to 40c; If you feel weak

OH the best entreat for the P. Uuhlnmn fc Co. say: "Californiaseason Moore 8' Early, 10 to 12c i>er j pound, but and all worn out take
West Indian pines (if brought here hy of 1893 may bo said to fairly have mostly |)oor. Tomatoes, steady, 75c to !
6toomer1') we clip the following from the ojnsned and wo regret to say opened too 2.00 carrier; l beans, dull,40 to 75c basket; BROWN'S IRON BITTERS
o l Star: soon as regards Bartlett j>ears. These potatoes, Southern Hose 2.37 to 2.75.:
Mr. Aaron Cleveland completed his are hardly more than half grown, hence PHILADELPHIA, Ji.'j- 17th.-Peaches, --- .- -.'--' -
shipments of Itahama pineapples last anything but desirable." South Carolina, 4-basket carrier,50 to 700;
week and returned 1 home Saturl aYe Heav8 The Earl Fruit "The Georgia, 0-basket carrier, 1.25 to 2.00( ;
:
Company say
that he is not anxious to take the large quantity of Mississippi and GeorgiajKjaches Delaware, early varieties, 5-8 hUe basket: ,
trip in a schooner any more from is i interfering seriously with 50c to 1.00; melons, extra 15.00 to 17.00
the Bahamas; to Jacksonville. The 100; cantaloupes, 1.00 to 2.00 barrel;
California stock but tho latter would do per ( EEEL
distance is 400( miles and he it took tti .. ... .
says letter if it in tatter tomatoes, Norfolk crate, 1.25 to 1.75; Et4. :- ..- -_
were quality. .
several weeks to make the -. . . = ....-4r..
trip one time Brothers egg plant, 2.00 to 5.00 barrel -:-. ...- w ...... .-..---
Porter "The fruit has
and that the heavy sea made it taxiph'osant. say:
very ST. Louis, July 17.--Melons, 15.00 to .iii H.fi'J
arrived IT stly in fair to good condition.
He handled altogther about
20.00 100() cantaloupes large crates,
i per ;
fifty carloads of liahama pines this sea This wee., sees the finish of cherries and 1.00; tomatoes, 1-3 bu. 25 to 35c: ; string SAMPbE TESTIMONIAL
the beginning of shipments. This
son. pear beans, 15: to 20c bushel; gumbo, 1.00 per
latter fruit has shown fair condition but *
: box SOc I-31m. )Mlllbrook N. Y.,June nth 1893.
STKAMEK SHIPMENTS 3-peck ; peppers, per ; eggplant
been in size.
has lacking freight\
25c dozen. Gentlemen :- Please tend me by a(
During tho past week the Clyde Line F.. L. Goodsell : "The total sales of your earliest convenience,330 rod of 24 Inch
says P. M. KIELY fc Co.BROWN'S .
is
knee The 66 inch fence ((400 rods) standing
steamers took away the following cars California fruits in New York this week T straight' .i a string and is perfectly satisfactory.
melons, 100 packages vegetables, HOC have l been 45 cars up to and including IRON Yours truly,
packages of {1)11'800 barrels of naval Friday's sales. The unusual heavy re BITTERS OAKI.KICII THO NN..
Mr. Thome, i*one of the most noted importers
stores, 1,000,000 feet of lumber 1,000- ceipts, showing a gain of 15: carloadsover Cures Dyspepsia, Indigestion and Breeders In this country.
000 shingles, 4 I cars moss, 1,000 miscellaneous ) last week a grt'gatosales, together & : PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian
.I packages.- Of the Ocean Steam- with the fact that apricots and peaches Debility.; Mich. *


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484 THE FLORIDA FARMER AND "RUITGRO'VEItWEATHER



AND CROPS. A NEW YORK MIRACLE. Sworn to l before me this! Eleventh: dayof I
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March, 189:1.:

For tho Week Ending July 17, A Remarkable Affidavit Made Bya II. f:. MELVILLE.,

1803. [sKAl..1.. Commissioner of Deeds,
The warm dry weather improved cot- Well-known Business Man.Atllht..1 New York City.

ton and was favorable for fodder pulling, The reporter| next called on Mr. IlohertW.
with Loroimitor Atuxlu fteeu
fur 11
hay making and the cleaning ot cotton : Smith, a member of the firm of Mar-
and other dogs. Corn, eriwcinlly in tho \.r--IHtI| nut Walk ti Strp for chat & Smith who said:

western v i :irt of tho State,\has not turned Fit<* Yearn'n* Clltrn Up' by the "I 1 have known Mr. (ieo). L'Hommedieu LIN
Leading riiynlrlartMof+ x.'ork ,
out as well expected. The {>ear blight for twenty yeas He luxame connected
... of the City and UI"d.aarJ.tI l Fresuthe with
) M alTecting our firm as secretary in
crop in Middle Florida i il4 wild not to be Manhattan 1I0I.tltnl 1879{), and attended strictly to his! office

general; some orchards produced good I an Incuralilr.From duties until !1881. when he was! stricken

crop of fine niit. The week's weather ( the! Netv York Tribunr.) down with his -trouble. As the disease

ww, oil the whole, very favorable for advanced he was obliged to succumb
the farmers and fruit growers and tho For some years there has! been an increasing and reluctantly gave up his otllce work.I .

general, tenor of reports| is to the effect ; number of stories published in I know that ho tried various: physiciansand Shortest Quickest.
the newsm| |>ers of New York City, telling
that the prospect tlt for such cnltS:1.4 remain their treatments without the least
to l ho gathered are very encourag of marvelous cures of various diseases success, and, as he states, ho was finally
that have been made different I
inJ:. by discharged from the Manhattan Hospital I
Most AttractiveROUTE
medicines and treatment It has .
Western District Light scattering long and told that he was in the la thtUgl"H
been the intention of the Tribune to investigate
fthowere but generally fair; h.:1Khow- of locomotor ataxia and was i b e.
era occurred in the extreme Western one of the mesa interestingcases yond the hope ot human: aid. Aleut
that could )IKJ found and the
counties on the 12th. Rainfall sufficient give six months au. or so, he was advised to
for needs of crops in general ; truth to the world as a matter of news. try Dr. \yllllams' Pink Pills for Pale

weather favorable for outdoor work. happening on the case oC Geo.L'Hoinme- People, with the cold water treatment.The BETWEEN -

Cotton has improve! decidedly in some diets the other day an investigation was last time I f'nwIr.: L'Hommedieu ho Florida Points and the North.
made
with the
sections, but a few correspondent state following very happy had: gained the use" of his Mini to suchan
that it is shedding badly and blight has result : extent that he could walk up stairs THE
somewhat lessened" the prospects for a When the reporter called on Mr. with the. help of his wife, and is now doing

good yield. The com crop, is reported| to L'Hommedieu! at the residence of his much llllHlrrnnt! )| work for us! at his Florida Central and
cousin )Ir. Kdxvard; 2 1Vv.1Hth .
Houghtaling; ) ,
IK) practically a failure in portions of home. Itoirr. \\ SMITH.
Leon county and it will not exceed half : Rt., he said: "I am 51 yean of Sworn to and btilfecrilted l before me

of last year crop in Jefferson.; Sugarcane age and was l horn in lIuclsol1Kern..IIII !\. Y. 1 this. Eleventh day of March, 1893.Seal. .

and potatoes doing well. The ) time in the army In-ing corporal [ !.. \\.. II. \\'oo9IIUi,1., Peninsular

shipping( and canning of the l juvir crop I of Company A. 21ht N. J. Volun Notary Public New York County.An .
teers. It has Int'ii about fifteen VIA
continues. An excellent crop of hay is yean analysis of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills!
being harvested. A heavy rain in Walton since I noticed the first symptoms of my show that they contain in a condensed biKE CITY MMCDN

county on the 12th did blight damage dineaM I consulted Dr. Allen of York form all the elements necessary to give ,
,
by washing the soil in planes. Crops 'ville and also! Dr. Pratt since deceased. new life and richness to the blood and
condi Dr. Pratt exhausted: bin! powers in my AND NTUINTJI fiTO
generally tine
are in unusually restore shattered nerves. They are an ,
lu'luilf and finally told that he could!
tion. During a thunder storm on the me unfailing ajK-cilic for such diseases as 1
12th lightning struck two houses in Pen- do nothing more for me. locomotor -
ataxia! partial paralyvi: St.'ittts .
sacola, damaging one to tho extent of "Finally I was advised by Dr. Jill to \ !'dance: sciatica, _neuralgia! rheumatism Nashville. St. Louis and Chicago I
about SI.MX). Both hnnsoHvi> iro to the well-known M'lriiti.st., Dr._ Ham J_ ..
rpied + (twken ----- nervous headache the aftereffect -
) but the inmates were- not- ilton. lie gave me a most thorough examination of With but one chamre e of eteepers", ('fmntoct"aiM
la
seriouslyinjured. grippe. palpitation of the
and did me I feltI at Atlanta for NK\V: YOKK and! KAN8AH
no good.
A dog and BOIIJO chickens in heart pale and hallow: complexions, and CITY. The Florida Central smut l Peninsular
the yard near one of the houses were was growing; weaker every day, and all forms of weakness either in male or hits nearly smiles of track running through

killed. Highest temperature, 9$: lowest, went tithe Manhattan Hospital, at 41st female Pink Pill are sold by all dealers tho TulMtccnfniori

70; mean, 851: ; average rainfall 0.01. street and Park avenue, and was under or will IK sent |ottpaid on receipt of sleek f'artnhift" tuft Unify A'crffon,
Northern District-The treatment by Dr. tt>Juin. He treated I',. ,,.
first three days price (50( ) cents a bCx-th. are never nml Strnirbrrry t.nmli,
, of tho week were unusually cool for mfdsummer l- me for about three months and then, sold in bulk or by the 100)) by addressing UralI( r' llfiMiinn unit, I'lnruiiitlr' Country,
weather in this told me that I had locomotor ataxia and 'hOl."It" .It.
section, but the Dr.
VV'illiams'1tttliciRieCo.Scheueetady Him
ii..SItrer.prln anilOthrr
last three days gave; higher temperatures{ was beyond the aid of medical science.I N. Y., or IJrockville, Ontario. A'ln. tifrttrry" .
than have occurred 1 since June. !1891.., was now a complete physical wreck ; Tltr tlmtt Hunting Country.llntrlir .
The rainfall was decidedly>low normal all power, feeling and color had left my -- ----- the .\01,." Ft.ntiifJrountli.
and consisted of light local) showers for legs, and! it was imiKKvsihle for me to feel Has tho belt landi, for tllla o. terra test varlet *
MAKE ) of soils in tho State and above all
MONEY
the. most
most of the district. No rain is reported severe pinch or even the thrustof ,
a 11('{>cJl') Runs over tho Central Rldpeland:
from the northeastern ]K>rtion and none While You Whore It Is High and Healthy.
occurred! there last week. The hot dry "If tsar' skin wa scratched there would 1 i! Sleep rmspcrouB towns nil Its route and It offers
weather in that bection ha! Int'ii very injurious l Ill' no flow of blood whatever and t it I the best freight facilities for any produce to

to crojH. Corn about filled out would take it fully six weeks to heal up. iSTAH 'S tho Northern market Send for tno popular

and hayinanel,. fodder pullins.un.. programing In the night,: I would have to feel around sontt-
"MY
CIl'ornLJ3t1wr generally to find my legs. My pains excruciating FLORIDA HOME."

favorable but everything would I IKS improved and at times almost unbearable. EXCELSIORFRUIT descriptive with Its, spirited! of an 1 words actual and Florida/ beautiful Home music and

by rain Frequent light thunder I would take large doses I of morphine which is gotten up, In elegant stylo-Six pages
storms and much sheet lightning during to deaden the latiIlK.( About fire yearn I of full slzvd: beset music t>aKr,containing also ..,

the week. highest temperature] US ago Dr. Lewis A. Sayreof :?!s.> Fifth ave. DRIER v- aplcturoofahomo scene. It is mailed In on Florida receipt and of 10 a cents hunting(in ,
degrees; lowest; ft8; mean 82; : average undo a trial of the French method of -r.u rasr.. sr s -- stamps. to pay ex|,enso of distribution.)) :
rainfall, 0.It.. inches. stretching the spine. Although 1 received Krapnrfttiv Fruit DAY tend also for tho best of Florida (sent .
and N11HIT. e'i+UIt u" "' free malt
? and
: ) note the towns
route.
benefit <<
Central District Itain no from this
is! needed to improve treatment I tree UJMJII ppllcatloa.: q A.O. :
MACDONKLUU.P
A.,
crop pruKpectB.>> It would b IHJ especially shall always feel grateful. to Dr Sayrefor WILLIAM STAHLEVAPORATOR Jacksonville Fla.
beneficial to new I planted trees. his great interest and kindness. _

The temperature was slightly Mow nor- "'S() severe had my case become by this ILL COMFY, The Florida Central
mal for the week but the weather i is re- time that I could not walk without as OUIKCT, & ,

|Parted to have been tho most oppressiveof sistance and was almost ready to give
the season. It was favorable for rid. up life. A Planters Experience. Peninsular R. R. Co.

ding crops of weeds and grass which, on "I l began: the use of Pink Pills for Pale J "My plantation In In a malarial dl*. Offers to
account of heavy rains! in ,tome sectionsfor People in September, last. I tcx>k them I trief where re'"e.rllnd. ..prevailed. Shippers

the past six or eight weeks had! flourished rather irregularly at first with the cold !; of I employ them terotlrk.130 hamtes I frequently wait nearly) half dla The Shortest and Quickest Rode

at the exivense of ) )( water treatment. In a very short time j eourMKed \\lieu began the use ofTiitrsr BETWEEN
continuo in good condition. Fuller ac- I was convinced i that I was getting !
counts from Lake county concerning the !setter and I began the use of the pills) I ; FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN

storm of July 9th are to the effect that in earnest, taking about one box every: THE EAST AND WEST.With .

the buildings" blown down were rickety five days. Improved, Ventilated Car, this com-
affairs ; one building fell five "The first of S ..any is better: equipped than over ever to
on
t persons, sign improvement was in handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops and
killing a young girl and injuring) the November, 1812!, when I had a rush: of Insure close connections and prompt despatch
other inmates; the storm did no damageto blood to the head and feet causing a Thereultwne marveltona. XT :lea to all Kuftteru and Western Markets.

crops. Highest. temperature, 97; lowest stinging and ,prickling sensation.! February 1 bad beeartteetront: uiiti hearty and I havo Through oars to destination without .

0*; mean, 82 ; average rainfall 0.34 22d, 1893: was the first time in five pllln 110. I rurlhur would not trouble.fear to WUJi live la thetas change or delay.
stay
inches i' ears I had ever seen any sign of blood i"awp." E. UJ"AI.. Bayou tara,La. Perishable freight followed by who and
Southern h-trict-Temp.-ratun'( about 'In my feet. From this time on I U'gan Sold Everywhere shippers. advi' *d time passing various Juno-
normal. Rainfall deficient. Sunshine! to improve. My strength and tion points and arrival at destination.
appetite Office 140
U U4
avt rage. Citrus fruits fair size for the have gradually returned; I now have U'usuiiitfton St., H. Y. Ij All justed.claims overcharges and loss prompt-

I't+ftiOii: trees making fair healthy growth. perfect control of my svstem and the
See that
Preparations making for planting. have left SPRAY your goods are markedvia
large
a pants gradually me. I can sit
F. C. &
P. R. R.
I ly incraiM.Ml. acreage of pineapple. >*. Pine and write by the hour and walk upstairs

crop dripped l; other fruit growing finely. by balancing myself with my hands' POM PS dertilirnc For' information: call! on or address the un

Itain nmtal. Highest temperature U2:!: Without doubt I am a new man from MADE or e. t:. T.VrA1U.. Tra\ A'art. ()c..la. Fla
low*t, 78; mean, 88: average rainfall, the ground up. and I have ever reason THE W. 11. TL'cKFlt ( en. A'g, 't. Orlando }'I..
0.49. to believe that I will IHJ hale and I DEWING CO., SALEM 1, 0, O. )i.11OI.I EN TraA' t. 1A.'t'.bUI'r14.
hearty: Iv. It. FULLi It.Trav..1'gr.
E. II. (/!' HENION & Tampa, };a.
DBMAI.V Director. in less + HUBBEII
than 0 month- I have taken .ii Wcitcrm .A,..".. CBICAOO. Ili, Or N.8. I'ENNINOTON Tramo ManagerJacksonville
Jnekeon.ilte' P4, July 12:. boxes of Via.
t8tlll89I. pills.1 Writ for Catalogue aod TIULITUB:. 0:1 tSru atruas,
W. II.
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FLORIDA FAKMKK AND FUUIT GROWER. 485


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Fruit as Food.-No. 1. I Further, the shipper is kept constantly peas-in northern New York. He said "CENT-A-WORD" COLUMN.

Scientists and physicians are in sub- I advised as to the location of hISI I that this entire business was threatenedwith -- ---
To iusure Insertion in this column, advertisements
stantial agreement as to the different car, so that if he receives information. destruction by the terrible rave must be accompanied by the money.

elements: of food needed by the human after its shipment tVhich causes himto ages of the pea weevil. Can you not, Pottage Advertisements Stamps received must not in payment.exceed fifty words.

organism, and also as to the believe that he could do better in he asked, give us some cure for this Count every word,including name and address.
.......
relative amounts of same. It has another market than the one billed to, great evil? I said yes; build practi -- ---CIIOlCE-TREES at:sacrls<<. Th.ey

he do at :a minimum cally air tight houses and use b sulphide 3Cfln \
been deduced from experiments, made can so expense. are on rented land among grove trees
soldiers and with inmates of Moreover, on the arrival of the car of carbon. Prof. Tracy ex- and MUST UI{SOLD. BACH
upon 1,000 Mediterranean Sweets,many bearing,forjoe
public institutions, that, for an aver the shipper is advised by wire of time plained to the farmers just how to i.3oo Parson Drowns an early orange, for ....J6C
.
.
age adult performing healthful but not of arrival, time of delivery to con build the structures and to use the 500 500 Maltese Homosasaas Dloods, the for best.. ."Florida. .... ....,..for.. .. ...J5C&C

excessive labor about signee, and of condition in which it I liquid. And so the industry was 300 lart's TardiH for. .... .... .... ... ....ac
one or
twenty
All but the Tardiflsare( two-year.first-class buds,
twenty two ounces of dried 'food is arrived, thus giving the shipper excellent saved; and to day these "Tracy and ordinarily worth joe a tree. An order aggregating -
protection against unscrupulous houses" are in common use by the 500 or more $c per tree allowance. C.
requisite to keep up weight and A. DOONB, Agent Orlando, Fla. 754t
strength in the twenty four hours. Of receivers. pea-growers, who produce thousandsof -- -- --- -
-. .... bushels of sced peas and destroythe .1 TT1"TIO.' 1..UHl"i !
be
this nearly seventeen ounces must
carbonaceous heat about Pumpkin Bug and Scalo.A weevils in this way. Anyone who has fruit at her command,can
or giving, --: .-- ascertain how to make money at her home, by

four ounces nitrogenous or that whichis State paper quoted by the California Hereford's Acid Phosphate addressing A.. M. D., Box 125, Petersham, Maaa.
intended for the support of muscular Fruit Grower has just learned MtktH iH'IIHoiiM I..*nioiui le. - -- ---- -
!
SALE CHKAP-2,000 Uoone's Early Budded
action, and less than an ounce of the that there is a native lady bug which .\ tcuioonfiil| ) added. to a gla&4: 4 of hot FOR : ; 2,000 Ruby blood;2.000 Foster's Early;
cold. wuler and itwcoU'tied to the to>te 2.000 Aurantium 1'omeloand all the leading varie
phosphatic to support the brain and destroys orange scale. This paper or ties. Call on or address L. MlCllAKL, Glen
nervous system, and salts for the bony says: will !1.0 found refreshing and invigorat- Ethel, Fla, star Hill Nursery. 7-22-61
--
structure.If "Mr. Stapp found some lady bugs .-.-*- FOR SALH-Param Drown Orange, Carney
bread be analyzed after its water capturing and devouring the scale on The Inline Fertilizer Co.'* office at Jacksonville and other Citrus Fruit Trees; all on
sour stock, trained to stake. J. II. TURNLKY:
has been evaporated, it is found that some fruit trees. Several gentlementhen at the xnyye! twn of their Aieir Lake Weir, Fla., Excelsior Nurseries. 7.sa-tat
York o///ce// and their Xcw York ayentt,
/ -- ----- -- -
is of made examination with
cent. composed a glass
near 70 per ,
will inanyitrtttc a system! of cut rule on KXPKKIKNCKI Strawberry Grower and
starch ; and the purpose that this sub. and sure enough our nice little ladybug allayricnlturttl! chemicalsu/ler December AN Truck Farmer, with some Knowledge' of the

serves in the system is to keep up the was committing murder right and 1517..',;..1 ,will l be purely experiment. care prefetred.of fruit trees Good,wants references a situation,Address a permanentone llox

heat of the body. It is well knownto left. l You had latter take wll'uIIIUJtoit! whileit 76 I.awtey,11a it

that while it remainsin Australia after laxt*. See ad. Oil 6if 1)tiJe.BOWLING _
physicians Wego to lady bugsto A GOOD ARTESIAN WKI.L OUTFIT-Will
the condition of starch it is non- eat our scale because some Stappin --- -- ---- -- sell fur fix cash or will take a one-horse
GREEN ACADEMY mower for part payment L. W. MUNSONGeur
absorbable and non-assimilable by the that country found them at work gians, Fla. _. ,, 7-22-41
system ; it only becomes food when it there, but it seems that our native bugis owling Urrrn. Va.-Open.Feet, 7th, Thorough --- ----- --
.rf al training.oneaiwllM, health record, SMAI.L SK1U POTATO for August planting
is converted by the digestive process, just as good. A. M. Newland also equipment atxo'ut freedom r from hating,ttadftnta uniformly'ao- 1 1.75 per bb). W.S. FUNK, Lawtey,
crnnf. for .'.IoU., 44rt John hart,al.A.L'.1TOWORLD'S Va, Fla.__j-ij-jt
first into the condition of dextrin, and discovered that when he planted -

then into glucose. If fruit be ana pumpkins among his trees that he had FfllR VISiYORSMOTEL A days CIIANCH we will TO otTer MARK Dlack Latigshan MONKY-and For Drown sixty

lyzed it will be found that a large pro no scale, and then he found that the I'. Rocks, M to ft grown at 4 per trio. Send In
is like the starch in bread the scale. Now if your orders early and get first choice. K. W.
portion pumpkin bug ate FRENCH, AUSDEN.Ormond, Fla. 7iS4t
carbonaceous, and used in sustainingthe that had been away off somewhere, --- --- --- -

heat of the body. In the dried we would have sent a missionary after HARVEY. ILL. TilE than JHWKL the I'<
figs of commerce there is about 68 percent some pumpkin bugs. The Sun printedthe FURNISHED HOUSE CAN BB SECURED! size; fine quality; beautiful color good keeper;
freestone the best market peach in the State.
of glucose, which is nearly the fact that pumpkins were good to FOR THIRTY DAYS. Trees and; buds for sale. T. K. GOOBEY Waldo,

amount of starch contained in wheat plant among or near trees because the Situated on the Grand Trunk and Illinois Central Fla. 7- -Jt
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-- -
flour, and nearly twice as much of bug ate the scale, hut it was too near Into R. R.rite being City..convenient and more accessible to top without to the FairGrounds going PERUVIAN- YAM vine cuttings 12 inches long,

glucose is contained in a pound of home." than the City itself. 100,50 ; 1,000, 12.50;5,000, $10.00. JULIUS
This is a three-story brick building, coot and SCIINAOKLDACH, Grand Day, Ala. 7--6t
such figs as bread contains of starch- -- -..... ----- airy rooms, with first-class table. {t'At'\.V ..UU..K Y.-rowlsand Chicks cheap.
since bread is about half water. Dates Carbon Bisulphide for Woovil. Give a few days' notice of your Intended visit 1. Spray Pump all brass, Ij.oo
and we will reserve a room, meet at the
you you ALBERT FRIES, St. NIholas.VERY .
and bananas are similarly rich in this A seedsman of Florida informs station and guarantee satisfaction. Parties of 7-1-51 .

leading
Fruits four or six can have suite connecting if desired. TWO TO FOUR-YIJAR-
carbonaceous element. grow- LARGE, EINR
us that his principal dependence Orange and Lemon Duds, at ito per too.
ing in more northern regions are usu- against weevil is this substance. Prof. CHARLES G. FRENCH, Harvey, III They MUST go out of grove J. L. UKRIEUX,
ally much more watery, and possessa writes I! Lakeland, Fla._ _?--t-4tGFAPK
Cook, the well-known biologist, --
much smaller proportion of the heat. 400 800 FRUIT SEED
to
in the Prairie Farmer: Several years !lings or Budded Trees
giving nourishment; but many readers I of the wanted, i% to z-Inch stock, f. o. b., nearest rail
was employed by one
learn that substantially ago AnyTime road station. FRKD WAITE, Delleview, Fla.
will be surprised to leading trunk lines of railroads to in- 4 66t

all the fruits usually grown in vestigate their wheat houses, which LOUISIANA GRAS -(JuuJJlum 14tlltault),
northern latitudes are still-when allowance pem1 nani pasture grass for Florida.
infested weevils and moths
is made for the were by Cuttings at {1.25 a barrel, f. o. b. W.II. POWERS,
great prepon in so much that the grain was seriously Lawtey, Fla. 6-14-101
derance of water- quite rich in heat-
food-Emmett Densmore M. damaged. In these investigations I '+,, fc the riKht time ANIMAL MEAL makes hens Write to K.
giving learned that it was possible, easy and .,,, for everybody to Ormoud, Fla.. fur information.
l ----
I D. in London Horticultural Times. -
inexpensive to rid even large bins of drankHires' DRUGS, Medicines Toilet Articles, etc., deliv
, -_- -e- -. grain of such simply by the use at your door at retail prices. Send your
pests 'Root orders for sulphur, Whale Oil Soap and Carbolic
A Fatherly Railroad. of this liquid. If the building was Acid. A. P. Pales Jacksonville, Fla. 6-24-61
....
i The Chicago Produce Trade Reporter close we had only to shut it up closely; Beer! LLORIDA'Sadvantages for small investments,

tells the following story of the throw in this bisulphide of carbon- ," Arcadia Fla.f .
1 A temperance drink.A LOO per year: sample, with state map, to cents
preternatural activity of the C. II. & otherwise we must throw the liquid home-made drink.A ti-t3-Iz ;
..
..., .
Q. in caring for shippers : onto the grain in the bin and cover health-giving; drink.A PIG. HONS-noughtlI01d u and exchanged.Write .

When a car of perishable freight is with oilcloth or any air tight covering.As thirstHrmcnching drink.A for what you want. Stamp for reply
it will sink drink that is popular everywhere. LLOYD RAfT..Lad1 Lake Fla._7-36-321
is
shipped over or routed via the Q, the the vapor so heavy
the immediately to the bottom and seek out the insects Delicious, Sparkling Effervescent. TII.GHMAN'8 CONDITION POWDER can be
the agent at shipping point purchased at J. C. L'Kngle's Drug Store
advises Mr. Rogers' office and mete out death to them. I generally A 9i c.nt package makes s gallon* of this Jacksonville Fla. .. j-IJ-iat
deliciou'leverage' Don't be deceived if a dealer
ol its shipment, giving number, initial, use an iron pipe-gas pipe-to for the take or Lager. profit, tells you torn other FOR SALK-Satsuma Orange Buds from bear
destination and consignee. Mr. place the liquid down deep into the kind it'-jim at good'1-'tis false, No imitation trees at |i.oo per too by mail,or $7 per
I Is as good as the genuine Iltaas. Loco by express. G L. TABER, Glen St. Mary,
Rogers' office then notifies the agentsat grain; but now think this was not Fla._5-ij-St

the various junctions that the car is necessary. A sharpened stick that FOR hALK tor cath.tiraeor trade,orange groves,
and timber lands. 1'. RUMLRY, Keuka,
on the way, and they are instructedto just filled the gas pipe made it easy to EpiLEPiiiii FITS Fla. 3-n-ifet

be on the look out for it and to advise run the pipe into the grain. Then by CONCH PKAS do ine planted during Jul,. 135

the main office if it fails to arriveon withdrawing the stick the liquid could Can this diacams be cared; Most physicians pay press. C.; roc P quart WALDROX by mail, Welaka;f i peck, Fla.freight 62411 or ex

time. be placed near the bottom of the grain, No-/say,Ye; all form&ndt.beword After and'.Gokfen"yueen Suckers
SO study and experiment I hate fonod the ENVILLKCITY
Forty.eight hours before the car when the pipe was quickly withdrawn.By remedy.years-Epllrpty<< It cure! by It; eur.f, not subdued Orlando. Fla ) delivery GRO I RUSSELL 6-lo-7t ,

reaches its destination, if it is to be so this method of course the fume by opiates -the. old,treacherous, quack treat
would be less while ad meat. Do not despair. Forget past Impositions on -
long on the road, Mr. Rogers' chief annoying we your port,pant outrages on lour confidence,pat
clerk notifies the consignee, also J Diving justed the cover. Not long after these faHare Look forward,not backward. My remedyis EVAPORATING FRUIT
friend Prof. W. \\'. of fcniay. Valuable work on the subject' and .
1' the hour at which it will arrive. experiments my STAHL'S EXCELSIOR EVAPORATOR.THE
large tattle of the remedy-#ent free for trial. m.arb\.Oats.ka.fnsAddnss .
IE Most ReU&b1.\.be
B.st.Che&P'I'It'
This enables him to sell tor future Tracy, explained to me the great magnitude MeetJon Post-Offlce and Express address.Prof. 1estuwlsnpest .eL.tf.taarlU.

delivery, if the market is propitious. of the pea industry-raising .W.IL PEEKS,F.D.,4 Cedar St.,NnrYork.



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THE BRAND "ATLANTA PLOWS" IS A GUARANTEE OF EXCELLENCE.WRITE ,4
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(Central or goo Meridian Time.] both ways :

of Augusta........................ ... .........................Sunday, July ad, 7.ooa.m (STANDARD' TIMK.) From Jacksonville,
City
of lUrmlnghHtn.............................. ...............Tuesday, July'm 4th 7.30 p.m From Now York. Florida.
City Kansas City.. ......................... ........... .................Friday,july 7th. 12.00 n'n (Pier 29 K. R.) STKAMHR .. ...... July *: 1, at 6:30am
Tallahassee.......... ............................ .......... ..........Sunday July 9th i.oo p.m Tuesday!' Junt 37th, at 3 pm..SIOIiNOLH... Sunday 6th,at loxwa: mpra
of Augusta... ............................................. ....Tuesday! ,July nth 4.00 p.mCity Frid3Y, June ythat 3 pm...... ."CIIRROKNI.Thursday. ... July July 9th.at I.oopm
City .... .... Sunday
of lllrmlngliam................. .......... ....... .... .........Friday,July I4th 6ooa.m 'rues(iay. July 4th. at 3 .... MIROQUOIS" ....... 13th,at 4x0am:
Kansas City: .................................. ......................Sunday, uly i6th, 7.ooa.mTa11a11a..ee Friday uly that 3 pm........ "SHMINOLK": .....Thursday Sunday july july 16th, at 7:00: am
.... ................. ......................... ............ Tuesday July iSth octp.m TueMfay. July 11th, at 3 p m."CIIRROKRE".... .... ... aoth,at io:oo a mTuesday
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Thursday
City of Augusta .... ............... .................... ... ...... Friday, July 215t.12.oon'l1cu Friday July 14th.at 3 pm "IROQUOIS""....".... aid, at 1230: p m
..... Sunday Juty
,. of lUrmlngliam................................... ..............Sunday,July ajd, 12.30p.mKantaa July 16th, at 3 pm.. "ALGONQUIN ....... 27th.at 2-40 p m
City..........................................................Tuesday,July 25th. 3.30 p.mTallaha. Friday my 2U.t, at 3 p m."SISUIiOi.ii"....... ........SundAy Thursday, July joth, at 530= a mThursday
...Mn .. ............... ..... .............................Friday, July abth! 5.ooa.m Tuesday, July 2sth.at 3 pm. "CIiRROKR"b .... Aug 3d, at ayo: am
City of Augusta.. ...................................................Sunday,July 30th, 6.ooa.m Friday, July 2 th, at 3 -p m."ALGONQI"IK"- --- ._- -

FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE. .

Oat City.................................................. ..........Thursday, July 6th 10.30 a.m Points
City of Macon\ ........................ ... ... ..... ...... ......Thursday,July I3th, 5.JOp.m For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate on
Jute City..... ........................ ...., .... ... ..... .......Thursday, July aoth, 10.30a.m St. Johns River.
City of Macon.............................. .... ..............ThursdayJuly 37th 4.30p.mFROM the- -
SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA.This Steamers are appointed to sail as follows:
1 ,"eJ.1luely"
( Ship does HOT Carry Passengers.)
Capt. W. A. SHAW.
Dvssoug ................................... ........ ..................Tuesday,July 6th, 10.30a.m From jackl'Oudtlc-Tuesda s and Saturdays at S.OO p.m.; returning,leave Sanford Thursdays
Drssoug................................................. ............ Sunday,July J i6th, 7.00a.m and Mondays at 5.00 a.m.
Drssoug........................................... ........... .......Wednesday, a6th 4.00 p.m cc 'Velf.11cl.1.,"

THESE PALACE STEAMERS, From Jacksonville-Moud.ys and Thurstiays Capt. LEO at s.oo VOGEL p.m.; returning, leave Sanford Wednesday

Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross by no other Short line.Line), offer to the and General Saturday.Passonger at 5.00 a.m. and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville
and advantage equalled
Public Shipper
Through Ticket Traveling and Bins of Lading issued to principal points North. Hast and Northwest ri.. M.\ II. CIYI>K, Assistant Traffic Manager,5 Dowling Green, New York.
Savannah. For information and rooms apply to TlltO.: T. tU: !iit: Traffic Manager Bowling Green. New York.
W. II. LUCAS Fla. Pass.Agent, .l.Co1.1':, Passenger Agent, S Howling Green, New York.
B. R. PRICK.Sol. Agent 71 West Bay Street, JacksonvilleR. F. )I. IKONMONOIIK. .Jr., Florida I'assenger Agent 88 West Bay St.,Jacksonville, Pta.
71 West Bay Street Jacksonville. C. G. ANDF.RSON Agent JOHN I.. IIOWAUI, Florida Freight Agent foot Laura Street, Jacksonville, Fla.
.L.New WALKER Pier No.Agent North River New York. City F.xchange Building Savannah, GaRICHARDSON .1. A. LKSLIi: :, Superintendent, foot Laura Street Jacksonville, {la.
35.
& BARNARD. Agents, Uwfs' Wharf Boston. WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,

W. L. TAMES,Agent, it S.Third Street, Philadelphia., Fla. k Western Ry. Co.. 361 ", ... ft Howling (heeD, New York.
Sav. ,, rhlltulrlphlM.
), D. HASIIAGF.N, Kastern Agent Jacksonville, Flat 14 South l>") war..u. .
Pass
General Agent W. K. ARNOLD. Gen. Tray. Agt. I -- --
A.DeW. SAMPSON -- --
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Boston. W. II. RIIKTT General Agent, J. P. TALIAFERRO
306 Washington New York. JOHN L. MARVIN,
Broadway.
For Tlckn.apptr to 8.. P. & W. Railway office. 317 President. Vlco-Prosldont.)
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-- H. T. BAYA. THOS.
Cashier. Assistant Cashier.
CAPITAL 100000.


i THE MERCHANTS'' NATIONAL BANK,


Bowker's JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,

Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and General

Bonking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .
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Orange Grower. .-DIFLICTOI2N- ..- S INVITED.

John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin,
T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald.
FIRM FRUIT that holds on until it is W.Jas.B.P.Clarkson Tallaferro, C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson,

BRIGHT of H. Robinson. ____ John E. Hartrldge.
I ; a strong, healthy, vigorous growth Dr.
: 1875. J. B. HOURS.
KSTAUMSIIKD
both tree and fruit are the results reported by large W. A. HOURS. -- -- --

and experienced planters in Florida who are using WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO.,

It to the tree at the o
this popular Fertilizer. supplies

proper time, in the proper form, and in the proper Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers,

all the elements to bring perfect, healthymaturity. '
. proportions, I1a3P DAY ,. r.. JACICP3O'iVIL.Id Ta'7.vA.
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We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of

BOWKER'S VEGETABLE GROWER and BOWKER'S To- Grits Meal
Bran Wheat
Flour
UACCO GROWER are also special complete Fertilizers, Hay, Corn, Oats, ,

carefully and scientifically compounded for the purposes Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark.

mentioned, and are extensively used in Florida. BOW I _

KER'S SQUARE BRAND BONE AND POTASII is a happy STATE AGENTS FOR PURE GROUND BONE

combination Chemicals at for market those rates.requiring these ingredients. T gert-Ailen Fertilizer Co. Ik NITRATE SODA,


Send for Illustrated Catalogue, Free. Star Brand Fertilizers, pP" MURIATE OF POTASH,

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. jPVk SULPHATE POTASH,
FERTILIZER 1 A. M. BOND, CEN'L AGENT

BOWKER COMPANY. |I SAVANNAH, EOR IA. Orange Tree and Vegetable r KAINIT, Etc

""'""'' FERTILIZER.
.These Fertilizers hare no superior In the market,and a trial will conrince.
Send for Catalogue free.


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Iflft THE i: FLORIDA !
FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER.!

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GERMAN POTASH SALTS-THE MURIATES, SULPHATES, ETC.

Having pushed our business during the season of '92 and '93
beyond all
competitors in this State
increasing our sales this season
than 500
more per cent beyond( the sales of any l previous year, selling a majority of the'hugest and best known brands, and branching
our business out into Northern
Eastern Southern
and
Western
States, we are
now arranging to vastly increase our handling and shipping
facilities, carrying a full stock of
description of fertilizer
every
materials so as to fill all orders same day as received. To make this stock
complete we have added Muriate of Potash-this form of
potash being the most used
universally the
being cheapest kind unit of
potash, K, 0, and for the majority of crops can be used to decided per pure
advantage. Send for circulars full
giving information
showing the
relative
values
of the different
Potash Salts per unit of pure Potash, K, 0, based on shipments f. o. b. Jacksonville. These comparative
analyses and valuations of the Gorman
Potash Salts
have
Farmer and never before been published in this State and will be of great value to the Florida
Fruit-Grower; they are based on the opinions of the German Syndicate and their authorized
representatives, therefore absolutely -
impartial and of great benefit to all agriculturists. This
sheet will bo
promptly mailed to
dro&dng you by mentioning this paper and add.

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THE PAINE FERTILIZER CO.

,!O II'. Jlny ..larkttnirlllr, /.*/,.., ,, .
2 or I'l'J llronrt St., Corner Freer % ., .Yr,, York, '". .'.
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$7'l{. i,.GOODSKU, ""1.8 viii .oCCOOOQQ GUV4t 0i0iiiivl3.eOQOOO
8 FLORIDA ORANGES. 0 C 3'0 Y K. L coons KI.L, IJ

<0: 94 W. nay St.JACKSONVILLE. C O) OO CALIFORNIA FRUITS. C>
3 CJ 1006 Second St., C O
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THE FIRST DIRECT C STEAMER FROM FLORIDA TO EN LAND WITH A ARUO OF FLORIDA ORANGES


Will load( at Fernandina about November 1, to bo followed by It is intention
I my to build
a largo
second packing-house in
about November Jllcksonn
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provided( suflicient
support is pledged I ville, and( I desire to obtain the opinion of
to warrant the chartering of two fast steamers in growers of Florida oranges
now view. I as to the
par-I of
advisability
doing this and
ticularly desire all fruit to write whether what support I can count
growers me
not
or they in the I
upon event do this.
shall! bo
the prepared to receive the fruit
support project to further direct
shipments to
England it is I in bulk
as or in field( boxes and it
pack in the
best
necessary to have these promises in order to ahead and up and most careful
go definitely manner for the account of the
arrange for the steamers. growers.

It is my intention this season to charter better steamers and improve I short request for the correspondence on the above two points, as the timo is
on the details of the very necessary details for carrying out this project, most
loading of the vessel, and also to have the vital to the Florida in
proceeds of the sales in the hands of the shippers of lots of 100 boxes will have to 1 be marketed growers this view of the probable orange crop that
and aver not later than three days after the fruit has been sold in coming season.

England. Address]
I shall be prepared: l to make a small advance and to pack fruit

in Jacksonville regarding the should project the will growers bo cheerfully desire me furnished to do so. upon Further written details E. L. G 0 0 D S E L L.

application.
103 Park Place, New York.wogaoQgg .

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3.1| rUILADKLPlITA 8 15 Fhilpot tone, O
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S. Hacker & Son, USE ONLY FERTILIZER -
MANUFACTURERS OK FAIR. AND SQUARE:
Manufactured" by the

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CO Darling Fertilizer
3 I-- b :Q.::s : Co. FRUIT WRAPPERS

< _-fr _Bwiiimn_ ..c. j 1 ,,
I OF PAWTUCKET, R. I. Put up in packages of 1,000;every sheet numbered

n____3 C: NO OTHERS GIVE EQUAL RESULTS. tow Prices.consecutively Good Work.I to 1,000.Full Count.

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o 0. lJ.$ WEEKS, State I ,
Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.
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Q o r+... Th m CO flend for Pocket Memoranda Hook.No. K Hontwick Block Corner Hay and.Maln Streets t 37 Montgomery St..Jersey City N.J.

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FLORIDA CLOVERS, --1' IMPORTERS OF NEW AND CHOICE SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.Write .
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/( riO .w.ici< in A\'n limit for Catalogue and price list.

PONCE"'LUI11tu.e4onthe DE LEON LAWNS HOTEL, OF:'1. Augus-THE. Plants JENNINGS NURSERY CO., .
tine make; R'oodmtf> Pineapple from the West
p turage and evergreen Indies
lawns Medkago or Spotted Mcdick, soc quart; Ttuunaavllln... ().. .
13.50 btMfeei.per buhrt Bitrr Clover 156 quart; ,..50 -- ---
per Full Mock of reliable garden and Sell *eed*. Correspondence solicited. M A C H'Y All KIMI.. Wattr Car1s001ra.lpL O
Sent for t'a talepe.. L.CAMHRON, I WELL L L DI Wi."rte aad It...,Irr.k9.N.atr.y.,. Oildl.-"Ie,..,llhwrl.&11.will..
dead 2$
**Halt Bay St.,Jacksonville foe(acre! .
Fla. t MELBOURNE, FLA. also CbluCo,I",:Dallas{ iWellWorktAuroralit Tex..,.S7dne7.N. S.W.r !.

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