Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: September 9, 1893
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00295
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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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W2.OO a Year. JACKSONVILLE FLA., SEPTEMBER 9, 1893. Whole No. 1280 NKW. B is it i KNVol. .
V, No. 3

JAr JIU.I.\'f1 TItll.S ron J'llOIJUCTltlX 4X11 j' orjrr FREE RIDE TO SEE

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

Will take R. R.fare from bill of tree*to all who will come to Nursery and purchase to amount
SATSUMA ORANGES hardy and early. OLIVES and APRICOTS. ot double R. R. fare. 1 an afford to make thin offer,a* one pleased customer meant hit future
PltARS,all kinds immense stock. FIGS and MUU1HRRIKS. trade: ,also the trade of his neighbors. Club together and send one man from your neighborhood
PJUCHIiS,60 ruleties, new and old. POMKGKANATKS. before buying this fall.I .
PLUMS' best Japan and native sort*. CAMPHOR TRKKS. am now preparing to plant: for myself what will be the largest orchard in the county. Priceof
JAPAN PURSIMMONS,varieties all! tested, TKXAS UMBRELLA stock as low as the lowest for first-class stock.: Catalogue free.,
I.RAI'ESgood supply Jndin&klnda. GRKVIU.HA ROIJUSTA. Pomona Wholesale Nurseries.
PECANS best Paper-Shell variety MAGNOLIA GRANUI1'I.ORA. .
WALNUTS !tnKJi.h,1apan California. CITRUS TRIPOLI ATA. W. D.
CIIKSTNUTS; ,Japan Mammoth fine. ROSHS,50 varieties Proprietor..lluee1eNNN
We have other kinds-lots of'them-write for what you want. Hakrr Co., Fin.

For'five vcars past samples of fruit have IHKJM sent, free of charge, on application { NURSERIES OF THE
and wilf botlus year j but ouroxixjrieneo and information as to adaptability to
ytmr l locality is worth much, more.1 have discarded( from our own orchards ono
variety of which"shipped 400 bushels) in 1887 and I this is but ono of tho hundreds Milwaukee Florida Draqge Co.
of varieties toted. We have built our reputation on fine ttock-pome people
way the finest. An Ex-Governor: of Florida writes: "They are beauties, and BO ad- Selected strains of Choicest Varieties ol Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty.
tnfmbly packed as to ahatnbva novice in the business, and even who pretend BuddingWood for sale at all times.
to tw Our stock(Is large and complete. PROMPT ATTENTION TO CORRIC3FONDKNCK.
oxperte"frompt For Catalogue and Price-U,address
and careful attention to correspondence. Prices reasonable. Catalogue
free. Address \., Manager _Dunedin_
G. T.,. T AJ3ER,


A full line of the leading varieties of Orange & Lemon Trees at rock-bottom

ii: JIII.m onus1, prices. Address '

Oakland, Orange Co., Fla.
We resi ecU\illy solicit shipments of Fruits and Vegetables.
I Hi AGO We are nBwiinaking a specialty ofORANGES

er',, 'b4 DO YOU KNOW B i n .JfrfjyftES] : tsof} ECONOMIC
Lf the 7"ropics and warm cJ nJal "or F r I )
r i nfl KNOW that the scheme Just HorticulUU -
1N o IOU turUts was already LIVING
and invite Markets and p in our est. nt I Some Florida up to A 1 FACT I
correspondence on Prospects.
; the times know this,and are quietly taking advantage of the opportunity
References by permission:-A. M. I von!, Esq., Jacksonville; National Shoe i of getting rare plants of us. We can supply Aloe Bamboo,Camphor Cinnamon
,Coffee, balbergia, Ibcoecaril.l'acu.,Game;;
UempSlU( ), Iron-
and Leather Hank, New York j; tho Yoliuia County Bank I DeLand, Fla., and tho .. J. bark Jujube. Kola, Logwood. Mahogany. Nutmeg.Olive,Orange, Pepper
Qimm,>rciaJ Loan and Trust Co.,Chicago,. ItO South Water St. ; Quercus, -paper. Strychnine,Tea, Upas, Vanilla,Wax-myrtle, Xylos-
4.uNS_ ma, Yucca Zln giber plants and hundreds of others.
1"I. BOONE'S EARLY ORANGE Send for our large catalogue,which tells all about It.ItEASONER.

RROH.! Oiicco Fla.HASTINGS' .

But the demand being greater than the supply we had to let our 'Ad." take a rest. Can now
supply limited number of good.trees;can also furnish a few thousand, other best varieties on NEW CATALOGUEIs
abort it Utt',at tiring prices Now id the time to plant. Address .

C. A. BOON, Agt.. now ready to send( out.

FINE ABBAKA SLIPS andGOLDEN Well illustrated and has many useful (directions for,tho garden

QUEEN SUCKERSNow ors of tho South. It will ho sent free to nil of our former customers

ready for delivery. and to any others who apply.H. .

., Box 449. Orlando, Fla. ,
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Plants from the West Indies a list and description of the Choicest and Most Profitable varieties ol the Citrus
Family which we have selected from over one hundred different varieties &grown and tested by us
in our extensive experience of seventeen years. We carry one of

Correspondence solicited. The Largest Stocks of Citrus Trees in tho United States. .

-. MELBOURNE FLA. Send (circulars. Address R. W, P I B RC.
Sunlld Jl1n, Lake Co.)'la.

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A good spraying outfit and a reliable Insecticide are as essential to successful orange growing as the harrow and fertilizers.FloridaFarmer .-
and Fruit Grower.


It is the only Reliable,

Surely effective and cheapest material offered for the destruction of insects. Its proper'use will kill the spider, rust mite, aloyrodes, nnguil-
lula, moving scale and fungus growths. It is a sure remedy for tho "foot rot" and] tho;'h1ight" of the 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. f
Spraying outfits in great variety at manufacturers prices. .
Correspondence solicited.


J Jacksonville Fla.

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

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

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

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

given perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application.

For Rust Mlte.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 try

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spraying Apparatus furnished to our customers at cost.

McMASTER & MILLER, San Mateo and Citra, Fla.


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The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South.

The attention shippers I is directed to the Plant S. S.Line between Havana, Key West! and Tampa, and South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford;8.,P.& W. R,..between Jacksonville,
ttainesville, Bainbridge Hirer Junction and Savannah;Savannah and Charleston,and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah, Philadelphia, Boston and New York, and Merchants and Miners
rrAnsportation Cumpany between Savannah and Baltimore. The best equipped, fastest and most! prompt lines between all points in Florida and all point*North and Northwest.
Ilecclvera and Shipper Will 1'roflt by the Following Unparalleled Connections
jfonnt ItO USD. SOUTH 110 VXD.
Double dally. fart freight service for all point West via Albany, Jesup, Bainbridge and Double daily.fast freight service from all point North and West via Albany. Bainbridge,letup
Savannah and Savannah to all points in Florida fast freight train both via Gainesville,Jacksonville Callahan -
Daily fasffreight: all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern, Interior and and Dive Oak .
Coast points, including New York, Boston Philadelphia,Baltimore Washington and Providence. Four ships a week by the fleet steamship of the Ocean Steamship.Company, sailing'from New
Four connection a week for New York via Ocean Steamship Company leaving Savannah York(New Pier 35, North River)direct for Savannah Friday Saturday Monday and Wednesday.
Fridays,Saturday, Monday and Wednesday. The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company steamer will leave' Boston .u, ty_and JI5,
Two connection*a week for Baltimore,via Merchant and Miners' Transportation Company Savannah direct making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight trains for aU point
leavtag Savannah every Wednesday and Saturday in Florida.
Connection for Boston via Boston and Savannah Steamship Company, leaving Savannah Jan. From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co.,leaving Philadelphia Jan.a, I J,za,every ten day.
S.II, rq and 26. from regular sailing day via New York to Savannah. .
Connections for Philadelphia every ten day via Ocean Steamship Company leaving Savannah From Baltimore via Merchants and Miner Transportation Co., every TuMday and Friday.
Jan. 1 17 ana 27th. making close connection with S.,F.& W. Ry.,for all point i to Fl orida.
Suiting days for Steamship are nbject to change without notice.
The Florida Dispatch Line Is the quickest and best freight route;from all points North Bast and West to Florida. For full particulars,rates, stencils and shipping)
receipts apply to any agents of the above lines,or to
O. I*. OWENS Traffic Manager; Savannah Oa. F. It. PAl'Y, Division Freight.t ent..Savannah, Oav.. 31. DAVIDSON, O nl Passenger Aft.,Jacksonville.
F 8. KNIGHT Contracting Freight Agent Jack invllle. Fin. J. II. STEPHENS, Contracting Agent, Jacksonville, Flaw


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flORIDA[ if. OWERRI4ERYRU dosmose which drives the sap upward only has it proved true in his own test box from that prescribed by the Florida
& from the roots to the branches and orchards, but he finds in his extensive Fruit Exchange?

\ leaves. The leave; of plants in growing correspondence throughout the State, In the matter of culling and sorting
........"'- weather constantly exhale moisture that it is the same everywhere. In it cannot be expected that an absolute
S. POWERS Publisher. from their surfaces, the amount of this his extensive peach and plum nurseries uniform quality of fruit shall appear
- -- exhalation depending on the hygrometric he uses the Mariana exclusively
TERMS OF KUIIHCKll'TION under the same brand when each ...
For One Year .. ............................$J.oo condition of the atmosphere.When as a stock for the latter, but not for grower brands his fruit according to -
For Six ..... 1.00 the air is loaded with moistureless the former
In Foreign Countries ..................... 3.00rSubecriptions peaches being all his own judgment. Yet this uni
; in all cases cash in is thrown off bythe: leaves; whenit grown on peach seedlings producedfrom formity is the thing that the market
advance. No discount allowed on one's is dry, they throw off more. The what the trade calls "natural" demands above all others.
all own subscription(except in a club) but to common agricultural plants during five seed, that is, seed obtained from native Jf it would be possible for the Fruit
agents a liberal cash commission will
months of growth throw off times .
200 seedlings.One
h Exchange to in
KJ allowed on all subscriptions obtained repack Jacksonville or
by them. Write for terms their dry weight of water. peculiar phase of this "peachon in branch packing houses if practica
ti copies. (and one copy free 0 mo's),$ 7.50 Now, when the contents of the leaf Mariana" craze, was the opinionthat ble, and to brand on each box that it
11' .._............. ........ 12.50 cells or of the peel cells become denser whatever might be the result had been packed and
10"These ... .. ................... 15.00 by this evaporation, the less dense elsewhere, it was the thing for South I do not doubt that such graded fruit by would them,
may be either new or old and liquid of the cells next below will flow Florida. That where the in
may be collected from any number of peach bring a fairer price in the open market
postofllccs, if the remittance is in a lump 1 into them, and from the third title the this section did not thrive on its own than that sold in any other
Bun). second and so on down to the roots. roots it would flourish on the Mariana. I In such a method the way. from
To every new subscriber or clubraiserwe The moister- condition of the atmosphere It is difficult to understand how this a neglected would oranges
will send, of \Vhinne's t- grove as little
postpaid a
in weather less obtained
"Gardening in Florida copy: For two showery causes opinion currency, as there is chance as the coarse ones from an
new subscribers at $2.00 each we will evaporation to take place from the i no section where the peach, when overfed tree; and the frosted oranges
send,postpaid, a copy of Moore's"Orange fruit, while the greater amount of budded on the Mariana, gives out that are "not materially injured",
Culture." water in the soil causes the sap to rise I quicker than in South Florida. I have would not break down the market.
Itates of advertising on application. faster, and the consequence is that seen thousands of trees die, but not This may not work in but
Remittance)should be made by check practice,
the fruit receives juices too fast and one live to amount to anything after it would seem that
iratal note money order or registered they might repackthe
,letter to order of is ruptured. the third year. Most succumb much fruit of such as desired it
P.A.JlJIEJl AND FRUIT OI1r.ln.Jacksonville. These considerations show how irri sooner.I with reasonable dispatch.growers
Fin.Gfrove gation may be beneficial through the have touched upon this matterat WINDSOR SMITH.

growing season by making the flow of some length, as some persons, Palm Springs, Fla.
sap constant and regular, thus preventing more familiar with the theory than the -
and Orchard, those alternations of moistureand facts, are still advocating the peach on [REPLY nv j. E. CU rER.]

. ""- drouth which probably conducenot the Mariano for South Florida planting JJdltor; Farmer and Fruit Grower:

Oranges Splitting. a little to this splitting. and inducing others, uninformed Enclosed I return the letter of your
S. .- on the subject to waste their
money correspondent. If in
After a rather dry summer such as Tho Poach on the Mariana. attempting to
by planting orchards of these trees. answer the questions I should be
the one just passed has been, the occurrence Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: more
A. H. MANVILLE.I than he has been in
of heavy rains like those of f It is how idea putting
strange an once fixedin them, it will not be from dispositionto
recent date produces the phenomenonof the public mind
persists, even slight the
inquiry because
splitting. A recent writer has attempted after it has long been an exploded idea California Paok vs. Florida Pack. work has my
own been in other lines
to explain this by the actionof to those most familiar with the subject. Kdltor Farmer and Frcit-Grower: because I have little and
the osmotic force (endosmose and A few years ago when the Mariana From time to time there appear i in Florida fruit knowledge of how
exosmose). When two liquids of different plum came into general use by the papers articles on the superior which goes to market, without
densities are method of packing in in California knowledge would not be possible
separated by a permeable nurserymen as a stock for grafting vogue to make
membrane, there is a tendency and budding some one started a furor: as compared with that of the of fully definite comparative character. showings
to an interchange, a small quantity of over it as a stock for the peach. Thee Florida orange growers. Now I am,
the denser liquid passing into th experiment was tried by many orof in common with most of your readers, Beginning with the boxes used in
lighter= and a much larger quantity chardists, and in various parts of the very much interested in this subject, the two States I will say that so far as
_the lighter liquid passing through the country, with the invariable result of and I think that it the editor, or Mr. I have, seen those from Florida they
membrane into the denser. complete failure. Progressive horticulturists Goodsell, or any one else who knows, have been made of heads at least ones .
For instance, let a solution of sugar and nurserymen everywhere would tell us exactly what the differ eighth inch thicker than ours and of
in a,glass tube closed at the lower end abandoned the Mariana as a stock for ence is the information would be appreciated heavier wood. Florida pine is dense
with a piece of bladder and left openat the peach as being utterly worthless and acted upon if possible. and heavy and of dull color, while

the upper end, be suspended in a for this purpose, although the Mariana\ L Usually such articles bring into our fir and mountain pines (sugar,
vessel of water. A small quantity of proved a great; acquisition, being i in comparison a hypothetical "li'arme r and yellow or white) are of bright color
the denser sweet liquid will pass out many sections, par excellence, the Pack" where the oranges are dumpedinto light weight but not so tough.
into the water and change its taste a stock for the plum. a box or barrel and the top scrapedoff This material is accurately and economically
little but a much larger quantity of the Starke Bros., the great nurserymen and the cover nailed on. fitted at the mills and
water will pass through the bladder of Louisiana, Mo., say: "While we be I don't happen to have seen any such stamped, in whatever color is chosen
and cause the,syrup in the tube to rise. lieve, in fact know, that the Mariana packing as this, and if there are any (red, green, blue or black) there with
In a tube I-t z-lnch in diameter, containing is the most perfect stock in use for the such packers they would probablynever the (orange) shipping company's
syrup of :a density of 1.228, plum, prune and apricot, and have see an article in the FRUIT to order. .
the water passed into it by the force used and advocated its use for the GROWER. The sides are of similar material;

of endosmose to such an extent that past six years, our experiments show What would be interesting would not stamped, but neatly cut and usually
it caused the syrup to rise in the tube conclusively that it is not suited for be a minute and detailed description planed on one surface. It is cut with

four inches. the peach.: Possibly double workingmay of a California package. The materials saws, or sometimes (rarely) with
Now, this writer above mentioned prove more successful but finish, thickness and general appear knives. The side of the box is in
sought to explain the cracking of fruits: requires further testing. Peach buds ance of the heads-whether they are two or three pieces, leaving one or
by the operation ot this force of nature take admirably directly on the Mariana solid or of two or more pieces. The tWQ air slits of one half to three-fourths
as between the denser juice of t the but many of the trees will perish i material and method of manufacture inch width. Hoops are rarely used
fruit and the lighter rainwater on the during the first summer and otherssoon (whether cut or sawed) of the sides, but a cleat is sometimes used at the

outside, assuming that the water passesin follow, the yellow fleshed peaches their thickness, finish and general appearanCe J ends of the covers. The sides arc as
so much faster than the juice passes sooner than the white-fleshed, but whether they are of one or thick as in your boxes but, as I have
out that the peel is ruptured. An i insuperable none living to produce fruit." more pieces, the size of cracks if any. shown, of lighter but not so tough
objection to this view is the Air G. Onderdonk, the well The material, size and appearance of material.
fact that the rain on an orange dries known fruit grower of Southern Texas, the hoops-whether wire nails or cut The fruit is almost universally

off after a shower in a few minutes, says: "Mariana will not do as a stock are used ; whether the marks on the wrapped in paper, often parti-colored
while the splitting does not begin for> for peaches ; I have tested different box are stenciled or branded; any peculiarity and frequently printed to order for
several days, sometimes a week, after: types with the same result. For plums of marks different from ours.I I fancy brands.

the shower has fallen. and apricots, Mariana is undoubted So much for the outside of the package The counts are the same as with
It is much more probable that the, ly the best stock existing." which is said to be so much neater vours. Good packing is mathematical

rupture is caused by the too rapascent id Mr. G. L. Taber, perhaps the best in appearance than ours. in disposing of ,the fruit in the box,
of sap, drawn up from the roots authority on stone fruits in this State, Now as to their method of packing. and it is so impossible that we should
by the same mysterious force. It is says that the above is borne out by Is there any material difference not Differ: from your methods in this mat
believed by naturalists that it is en his experience and observation. Not I called for by the different size of the ter. Much improvement has been







in graders and doubtless opportunity living and about full grown The tiny THE. -
still remains. white-winged form is the adult insect.
Hitherto the improvements in han The immature insects can be destroyedby
dling the fruit have been such as gen. the application of a dilute kerosene

erally to inure to the shipping compa soap emulsion made according to the ,

nies1' benefit. There is now a universal I formula on page 3 of Circular No. i JACKSONVILLE FLA.
---tendency to organization for the of this division and the smut fungus; ,

producers1 benefit, and we,may expect can be removed from the trees by HARDWARE AND STOVES
some changes of character to help the spraying with a strong whale-oil soap ,

best interests of the business. A solution (7 pounds of the whale-oil DOORS, SASH, BLINDS, PAINTS, OILS AND VARNISH.
packer and shipper who profits in all soap to 28 gallons of water). This is e3 A..'v MLLVL.: U1"PLIES.
parts,of his work, including the ship. so strong, however, that it will dam Wo State Wo Have
ment of bad fruit that should have age the foliage if allowed to remain on A t are J
been rejected in the packing depart- long, and it should, therefore, be allowed One Horse and Twhe nORSE DAY RAKES

ment, and who even charges the growera to remain on the tree only about In stock.
commission en the freight paid to the two; hours, and the tree should then BUCKEYEMOWERS t H and ti feet frrarf.

transportation companies, has no incen- be sprayed with pure water. The .... "
J. The 8 foot Is suitable
tive to cut off the abuses which swell strong alkaline solution will cut the "' ; for use In

his charges.In fungus, so that it can be easily washed A cotnjtlrte tork of ORANGE GROVSS.
such organization it becomes off by the water spray.-Insect Life. .J/oirrr* and

possible to restrain the shipment of -- ....... ,r'Knaerfo: ru i'hntitl. .at Write (for Prices.
bad fruit. The individual will habitually
Wintor in tho Grove.
ship ,everything, because he Vegetation c6TE AS RANGE PLOWS "
knows his neighbor will do so; but Dr. Geo. Thurber and other agricultural ,
A full Line of JtfjHtlrt for Same
when all enter an association private chemists assert that the process Acme Grove and Two-Horse
Orange Pulverizing: Harrows, the Boy
advantages can be sacrificed for the of plant growth begets heat. Of Dixie Cast Plows, and a full line of Farm and Agricultural Implementof

general good. course the amount generated is very all descriptions. Agents for tho Planet Jr. Horse and Hand Tools, sold
There is much in the matter of mar small, but it is sufficient to enable one
at factory prices. Send for catalogues.
kets in which California's interests are to assert, for instance, that a grass
identical with Florida's. Either State sod is warmer than the naked earth, 1i
will harm both itself and the other by and the depths of a forest warmer

shipping the low grade portions of its than the open plain. More than that,
fruit. Sound methods will lead to the processes of vegetation give ofT
friendship between our two States. moisture which is more or less of a
Each has more to suffer from foreign protection against cold. Prof. J. W.
sources than from the other, both in Rudd says: "The clover,belted neighborhood
the matter of the time in which it can aids the fruit grower in a

best serve the market: and in that of way frequently unsuspected. The
distinctive characteristics of its prod air from the southwest that passes

uct. The methods of marketing which over a clover-field, at almost any stageof

give you the best prices, so sustaining growth, has not the dry, heated,
the marktts, will aid us to the same end, breathtaking effect which the same
and vice versa. breeze has when passing over bare

J. E. CUTTER. surfaces, or grass or grain stubble. In
Riverside' ,California. Kansas and Nebraska,during the year
when tens of thousands of acres of

The Oranff o-Loaf Aloyrodoa. corn were "fired" by the hot, dry PLANET JR. HORSE HOB WITH LEVER.AND IJtVKl RIIEEL.!r .
"southwesters," it was found that
I send a few leaves from orange
trees on plantation at this place fields escaped almost entirely that
my flanked the southwest IRRIGATING
(lat. 27 30)). were on by
From last April to August I had clover-fields, and on the same princIple STEAM, HORSE AND HAND POWER.
millions of a tiny white-winged insect fields escaped injury that had
tint of other large fields of corn over which Carry a stook of Steam Pumps, Boilers
(pink ), on some 300 or more
my trees and caused them to disappear the scorching winds must first pass. Wrought and Galvanized Pipe, Valves.

by using whale-oil soap, lime, This mission of clover has long been Fittings,Hose, Etc. IJstimates; furnishedfor
recognized on the borders of the
etc. Three hundred trees are now great
in Asia. Without Plants put in complete and guaranteed -
deserts fear of successful -
with the leaves
black smut, ,
all. Is this insect Aleyrodes citri- contradiction, it can in like I; satisfactory. Hand Spraying

folii? Does this insect or smut hurt manner be stated that the raspberry Pumps of overy description. Sond for

the vitality of the tree in any way? patch, the strawberry plantation, the Catalogue of How and When to Spray.
vineyard, the orchard, the nursery
the fruit also and
The smut is on some
of my oranges have been rendered and the garden will show less damageby Nozzles, Pipe, eta, mado to order in our

almost insipid (usually delicious) either fungus attacks, leaf rolling, fruit machine shop.

by the insect, smut or the insecticide blistering, etc., when protected the

applied (probably the latter). Any south cornfields"In and southwest by clover-fields :m I

suggestion from you touching) this or : r _
this view of the case, might nota
miserable pest and how best to get l
of the winged insect, if it again ap. coating of green clover be a benefitto : fn !!::
the during the win *
pears, and the smut, will be very orange grove
gratefully received. ter, as well as a source of fertility ?
Florida. As to the latter there is no uncertainty Y
but the former remains to be
REPLY. The insect t .. :
proven ; and we may add that the mat
which you send is, as you suppose,
ter will be tested this winter with Th _
Aleyrodes citrifolii. The smut fungusis crimson clover in the experimentalgrove _
the result of the abundance of these
insects. The work of the insects undoubtedly -
reduces the vitality of the ....
tree, and while the fungus myceliumdoes .e SCanning AGENTS FOR
not penetrate the plant substance, is a science and so is the
yet, by forming! a dense coating, it art of cookery, says the American
undoubtedly still further reduces its Grocer. Factories require trainedmen All Letter Answered the Day they are Jt elYed.

vitality. The insect is now upon the and lame capital, and unless THE S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY
leaves in its wingless form, and manyof these are available, it is folly to start ,

the specimens sent by you were still new packing enterprises. JACKIIO "YILLE. FLA.




Orange Culture in California. The Washington Navel orange is, in planting out in summer is much peared in this section, where all '
The government of South Australia undoubtedly, the prime favorite todayall surer. trees now growing are grafted upon
sent Mr. F. C. Smith as a horticultural through the orange sections. The The canvas tubes enable the plantsto seedling pear stocks. There are trees
commissioner to California, Australian Navel, which at one time be carried considerable distances now thirteen years old.
and he has made the following inter was planted! to some extent, is now entirely without damage and they can easily
esting report : superceded by the Washington. be returned.
HICK PRUNING.In The latter is a remarkably fine, large ..I". The PineP}'. .
regard to the orange culture one orange, rich and sweet juice, very little Autumn Fertilizing. _- ,
of the first things that we noticed was waste in the pulp, and practically no Editor Farmer and Ilruft-Grower: Edited by JOHN II. ItKAClI. Melbourne,
the long standards of nine.tenths of seeds. Another variety that will be In the issue of your paper of August FU.
the trees, many thousands of acres planted here to some extent is the 26, you advise "Orange Grower" to
Pino Culture in South
being from three feet up to five feet Hart's Tardiff or Valencia Late. It give his trees in November, not later Africa.
high. Three feet is about the average. comes into the market in good condition than the 20th an application of 15 lbs Kditor Farmer and Fruit Grower
The opinion seems to be held that the when most other oranges are flavorless of high grade commercial fertilizer of You were good enough in your issueof
orange, contrary to all my notions, is and of no use. It has a fine, not less than 12: per cent. potash. The May 13th to volunteer further information -
not impatient to heat, but, with plentyof rich flavor, and I should say ought to advice is excellent in my judgment, on pine culture i if I an-
water, welcomes it. Stakes are a be at its prime from November to except the date. Would not January swered certain questions. I have already -
necessity with these young trees. March or April in Australia.Mr. be better? If not, why not? written thanking you for the
It is certainly a great deal easier to Cutter, nurseryman and growerat The application of potash, also of valuable hints contained in your reply -
plow and cultivate round a tree of Riverside, says it will keep its flavor phosphoric acid, in November, I I to my first letter, and I will now
that sort. Some of the trees first and quality for twelve months after believe to be correct, but applicationof i endeavor to answer your questions.
planted at Riverside, and twenty years reaching maturity. However, as it a complete fertilizer carrying 4 to i I. The land that I am cultivating
old, stand with fully five or six feet comes into market when all the decid. 5 per cent nitrogen, at that season, is so patchy that it is practically impos-
buts and look remarkably well, being uous fruits are in, only a comparativelysmall would be dangerous in my judgment.GEO. sible to send you samples, and for the
from twenty to thirty feet high and area will be sufficient to over FROST. same reason I have thought it uselessto
bearing ten to fifteen boxes of fruit stock the market. Boston, Mass. have the soils analyzed. They
each. At Ontario, the Chaffney Bros.' The Paper Rind St. Michael is a In Bradford county we have never vary from a light sandy soil to heavy
old colony, we were assured that the very thin-skinned fruit, very dense in been able to perceive that fertilizer clay, with some loamy and some
low.stand or bush-shaped citrus tree texture of pulp and richly flavored; it, applied in autumn or winter caused peaty soil above. I may mention
trees to start earlier than those that without fertilizers I have obtained
was superceding the high. however, does not part readily from any
the skin, and is seedy. But for these right alongside which were not fertil best results as a first crop in
FERTILIZERS NEEDED.It last two facts, Mr. Scipio Craig, of the ized, though it did make them grow places where the sandy soil is merging
is everywhere found necessary Redlands Citrograph,told me he would more rapidly and rankly. Cultivationand into the heavy clay. As ratoons
after, say seven or eight years, to place it at the head of the list. fertilizing might make a differenceof the best results have been from the'
fertilize the land for citrus fruits. Mr. a very few days in the date of start- heavy land.
E. W. Holmes, an old citrusgrowerand The above three varieties we were ing, but the hygrometric and tempera. 2. Average monthly rainfall from
editor of the Riverside Daily fortunate enough to be able, thoughso ture conditions of the soil and atmosphere September to March, inclusive, would
Press, is in favor of fertilizing from late in the season, to sample speci are(Jf such overshadowing force be four to five inches. In April
the very first, earlier and larger results mens Gf.The upon plant life in comparison with there is generally some two inches or
being so obtained. Joppa, which has had a good the little which man can do, that we more; alter which, during the remaining .
BEST STOCKS. deal of notice the California papers, regard the latter as of practically no four months, there is little or no
I found was hardly known. Very few far its influence l
With regard to stocks for workingthe importance so as upon raIn.
orange upon, there is quite a difference had seen or tasted the fruit, and none the time of growth is concerned. In 3. The mean temperature is about
of opinion between authoritiesas seemed to regard it as fit to be placed the North you may heap snow and ice 69 deg. Fahr. In summer (December
to the relative value of sweet and alongside Washington Navel. under a peach tree and keep it there to March) it ranges from 80 deg.to .
sour orange seedlings. Strong arguments The Mediterranean Sweet is in until the tree blooms, yet you can not 90 deg. as the maximum; in winter
are used on both sides for both some quarters planted, but not ex delay the blooming twenty-four hours. the minimum would be from 33 deg.to .
stocks, but little seems to be said tensively.The So with fertilizer in Florida, we do '40 deg. I don't think we ever
against either. Homosas, Satsuma, Mandarin not believe that any reasonable have an actual frost here, although
Editor Holmes in a letter to me and Tangerine are also grown, but amount of it applied in November will bananas suffer occasionally.
states that, after twenty years' experience none of them to any appreciable ex hasten the time of starting fortyeighthours. 4. The season at which our main
of the sweet stock, he sees no tent, and they are evidently not regarded crop matures varies considerably, but
reason whatever for discarding it' in as of great commercial'alue.. Still, we have had no experience in January is about the month; thereis
favor of of the newer and less known South Florida, and if any of our sub. often, however, a heavy second
sour stock. From all I have heard PLANTING. scribers in that section have made crop about May or June. The plantsso
and read, I should say that both are The trees are, as a rule, from threeto accurate observations not agreeingwith far as i have observed blossomfive
good stocks. Both, however, will re four or five years old; when plantedout. the above, we shall be glad to to six months previously.
sent abuse, and too much water or Planting is done here all throughthe be corrected. 5. Fortunately so far we are not
and .r.---- troubled disease insects.
manure, or both, will cause mal de- summer very successfully.One 1 by or
goma. Nursery orange stock is sold newly planted orchard of lemon Tho Kieflbr. You allude to the Kipleys importedby
from three to five years old from the trees looked little better than a lot of It is unfortunate that the real meritsof Mr. North; I have planted 400 of
seed, and at from 25 cents or i shillingto bare stakes three or four feet high. this fruit have been underestimatedfrom these here, but regret to say they ,
85 cents or 3 shilling 6 pence each. There were about fifteen or twenty the haste in which it is hurriedto arrived in very bad condition. Do 4.
of them and leaf market in an immature condition, find them a improvement
With regard to lemon stock for i acres hardly a or you great :;
of but I assured it and often before it has attained the ?
working either orange or lemon upon, sign growth, was proper on ordinary Queen if-:
would be all and size. When allowed to hang Your advice to the of '
I must say that it is everywhere unqualifiedly right nearly every upon as use potash ?";
condemned. The fight on tree would grow.A the tree until the beginning of Octo I anticipated, and Mr. North and*;:
ber, and then carefully ripened in a imported kainit 'Irom
myself Englandbut /
this point was years ago fought out, TREELIFTER.In ;
and there are none so hardy now as to cool, dark room, there are few pears the price is heavy. What is the
defend it, so Australian nurserymen many nurseries a transplantingtool which are more attractive, and in figure with you for a good quality?
please take note.VARIETIES. is used; it is about the size of a point of quality it combines extreme Hoping you will excuse this seriesof
two-gallon bucket, but not tapering, juiciness, with a sprightly sub acid I questions and the trouble I .am
OF ORANGES open at both ends, bottom end sharp, flavor and the peculiar aroma of the giving you, I remain yours faithfully,
The Tahiti seedling is the kind of and finger holes near the rim at the Bartlett; it is then an excellent dessert FRED. A. BARKER.
which most was planted until recently, top. This is placed round the plantto fruit. As to its value as a market Durban, Natal, South Africa. .
and the bulk of the crop marketed is be lifted, the plant being in the I fruit, it commands on an average$i.oo -
of this variety. This orange when center, and it is driven down into the per bushel when shipped in an imma [EDITORIAL COMMENT.]
grown from seed brought from Tahiti, sandy soil until it is flush with the ture stage, and is then considered a Replying to yours of July i9th,
"comes true from seed," but how ground. A sharp spade is used then to second.class cooking fruit. If mar would say that the data you have .
those grown at Riverside and inocula- sever the roots near the bottom and keted after being house-ripened $3.00 J given me lead me to conclude that it
tcp from the several varieties planted the whole affair is lifted and in some per bushel has been realized if sold in will be impossible for you to grow as
there would turn out I cannot say, places is dropped into a canvas tube quantities, and at retail it readily commands j fine pineapples in open field culture as
but I would not care to risk plantingan about the size of the transplanter. In from 75 cents to $i .oo per I can be done in the West Indies.
orchard of them unless, of course, that way the earth is not very much dozen at the city fruit stands. 'While\ your soil may be very similar,
budded. disturbed round the roots and success So far no cases of blight have ape your mean temperature is too low=





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quite appreciably below ours, and we take pleasure in answering any fur not perhaps as fully realized that it is earlier in spring can be worked sooner
consider ourselves pretty near the ther queries which may occur to you equally within our power to cover after a rain, a team will plow more ina
northern limit of successful field pine at any time, to the best of my abil- these same poor lands with luxuriant day, tools will lost longer, and whilea
apple culture. ity. groves of mangoes. less number of bushels of grain or

Our fruit takes about a month less )Melbourne-P1*. .,.....*. "While in the variety of our fruitwe tons of hay per acre can be grown,the
time to mature than yours, which may Double Culture Pines and Man- enjoy a very wide range (and if we quality is superior, and the cost per
very likely be due to the difference in so will we may have a much wider bushel is less than on heavy clay land.
warmth. Then your rainfall is very goes. .range), it may be noted that the man t .
The from Mr. Gale
light We have from 40 to 50 go has stronger claims for culture Deep Setting of Oabbago Plants
the Sun calls attention to
in in the Juno the people of Dade than
inches, while some places upon county
There is belief that
matter which I have long consideredof a very general
fruit that be
West Indies as much as 100 inches any can grown.
falls annually.It great interest to pine growersthatthe "Under improved culture the man- deep-set cabbage plants will give better -
mango succeeds well on pineappleland of : heads and a larger percentage of
in its adaptation to the wants
is probable that irrigation, prac go heads than those the normal
and can be planted right the will outrank all other set at or
man probably
ticed for a couple of months after the field, at the same time that the pinesare tropical fruits, if it does not outrankthe natural depth. It is a very general
main crop. blooms, would materially of and truckers
without sacrificing a single slip. fruits of the world as well." practice gardeners to
increase the size of fruit. If you de. No extra time or culture or fertilizeris set the plants down to the first leaf
sired to grow extra fine, large apples, required, and the shade the pines when transplanting. To test this mat-
glass houses ((increasing the tempera!I give the ground aids the mango, while J1 ]'dE J1J{ T tIeIE ter the Cornell University Experiment
ture) would ol course produce better the latter, rooting as it does in the Station, for three seasons in succes
results. But for field culture, to pro- sub soil, interferes in no way with the Sandy Land Sharpens the Wits. sion, set a number of varieties in two
duce best results with due economy, pines. The conclusion arrived at is that ways; part down to the first leaf, partat
I should advise you to plant warm, "So much has been said of pine nature did as much for the farmer, in the same depth at which they had
sandy spots, and irrigate freely land and of pine culture for the last leaving fertility in the land, as he has stood in the seed beds.
during the first two months after the few months that it may be simply refreshing done for himself. I have known some The first year about twenty plants
fruit appears. If you cannot irrigate, to think of something else. veritable mossbacks to become rich in of each of twelve varieties were tested,
perhaps a loamy soil more retentiveof But a great many persons in Dade spite of themselves, by blundering on and 270 plants gave better results
moisture would be... best. county are very much engrossed in to a fertile tract of land; and I have from shallow planting and 295 from
If you select a sandy spot you may either preparing for or planting pines, known bright men to fail in farming, deep planting.The .
be certain of the superior quality of and it is only the outside party who simply because the land failed to respond second year the Early Wake-
fruit, size depending on heat and will venture to say, 'Oh, give us a to good tillage and intelligent field was used {for the purpose; the
moisture largely. I think that keep rest.' There is really no danger that farming. As a rule, however, our plants were grown on a heavy and
ing down suckers and ratoons by the too many pines will be planted, or brightest farmers were sharp enoughto rather poor clay loam.
potash plan I suggested, or any other that they will get too much care. know a good thing when they saw Total No. of Per cent of Annie
convenient method, irrigation and ju Surely none of our fields will get too it, and secured good land at the start. No plant of. or mature solid pita dudupu.prowcilht.bd
dicious use of potash, and perhaps a much thought. We have all reason- It is true, also, that there is no landso head mature hd.
ft .6
little bone, will greatly improve your able encouragement to extend to the poor but that there are men equally Shallow Deep..to7.104 89) 85 17 1.81U
crops. It would be advisable to ap utmost of our ability our pine fields. poor in intellect and industry, and frequently Here the shallow planting gave decidedly -
ply manures in April to have the ben Intelligent planting and culture has no in integrity, to occupy it; sc the better results, both in the
efit of the heavy rainfall in dissolvingthem. reason to fear competition.; The nat- that the old aphorism-"fit temple foi r percentage of plants producing: good
ural supply of pine slips will limit the fit gods"-still applies. heads and in the average weight of
Kainit here costs from $1 zs to $20 extension of our pine fields. That There is a class of lands in Southern heads.
per ton. Would advise you to use point will surely be reached this Michigan, says a writer in the Coun-. The third year the test was again
the 90 per cent. potash and common year. try Gentleman-sandy loam, not very repeated, this time with Early Wake-
rock salt, half and half, as a proba "It is a matter worthy of specialnote fertile nor extremely poor-that require field and Premium Drumhead. The
bly cheaper substitute. Better still, that the soil so peculiarly adaptedto the highest skill in farming tc I plants were grown on a rich and well
hard wood ashes ((5)) parts to (i) of the culture of the pine is also the succeed with and maintain a good de prepared loose clay loam, and all the
salt. If your ratoon crop on sandy soil for the mango. Also that the gree of fertility. A bright young farmer conditions throughout the season were
land is inferior, apply some ammo climatic conditions demanded by the of our county, who has been lee, such as to insure a fair and uniform
niated manure just after main crop is pine are well suited to the mango, andit turer for the State Grange, and ha!s test. The results of this test are the
gathered, in addition to the potash may be added that they will grow been among the best farmers and. following:
and phosphate, in January. In using successfully upon the same ground through almost every county in the Early Total No. of Per cent of Average
manures, beware of acid or super until the 'last growing trees .demand State, insists that farming on this kind.l Wake.field. plants No. ,mature head plant ducing prowdzbt per bead.I .
phosphates. Use only bone as a the whole field. The peculiar adap. of soil educates a man into a highei r mature hda. .
source of phosphate acid. tation of this tree to the poor scrub grade of farming; it necessarily forces I Shallow Deep...-.7r.61 73 55. 98.6 90.6 .261bt 4.14 Ib*
We find the Ripley Queen much, lands of Dade county, should be carefully him to study and to experiment, and h e premiumDrumhead..
heavier and more solid than the ordinary noted when we seek to measure therefore is the better all round farmer Deep.....3Q >? 96.6 So191b.
Queen ; core smaller and flavor. the future of this region. We can for it. Whether it be a coincidence e Sh.Uow.u 45 100. 54ll IbeI

much superior. The diameter is nc now see on every hand that these wide or not, the fact remains, he says, tha Deep Average....---........--.9T., 4.1' Jbe
wide Shallow......... .. .. Jo Iba
but the former fruit is taller wastes of poor white sand may be, as a majority of the intelligent, --- .u. 4s 4
greater by a magician's wand, covered with awake farmers live on sandy farms, The average result is in favor of the
from stem to crown.I
trust some of these suggestion: rich fields of pines, returning ample There is this to be said of sandy(armsthey shallow setting so far as weight of
may prove of use to you. I shall sI I reward to the planters; but we have can be plowed a week or ten day;5 heads is concerned, but in favor of

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deep setting in the percentage of My cattle are better the present are pipping; by the use of the handy
plants producing good or mature season than any time previous, I keep Poultry, little instrument illustrated I saw that

heads. my herds all enclosed, having droppedthe -""""- the gauge registered 96 at once and
old slipshod system of chasing Edited by E.W. AMSDEN, Orraond. Fla. was going up, when I removed the
cattle half wild the broad -
upon ranges.I water from the two sections, and it
Live ptocl\\. am crossing the Jersey with our ]Experimenting in Artificial Hatch dropped down to 90, and to all appearance -
native cows, and so far have all the ing. it seems stationary, and will,
A Permanent Pasturo. encouragement I could ask or antici We are continually experimentingand no doubt, remain there until tbe hatchis
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: pate. The bull I have is a thoroughbred as we have frequently said, thereare complete. I have, no doubt, lost a
I am desirous of making a perma- from the State of New York, no secrets in our business, so we great many chickens by applying too
nent pasture to feed a cow on. The! sent to me when he was two monthsold. take pleasure in giving the benefit, if much moisture-not knowing it.
land I want to use is an old cotton He has ever been healthy, stands any, to the public. It seems to me that every manu
field''on which I can raise about eight the climate admirably, and his MOISTURE AND VENTILATIONare facturer of incubators should send

bushels corn per acre, formerly ham. offspring are very lively and thrifty, two which out a moisture guage; with every
things are not perfected
and doing as well as the natives. I machine
mock. for I believe it is as important
I under full
or might say are not control -
I have seen in the FRUIT GROWER give the heifers my special attention, in the method of hatch to know the amount of moistureas
several letters on the subject; in par- using the knife freely on the males. Each present machine the degree of heat. We have used
ing. sent out by the
ticular one on the pasture Mr. Flakier My grades are just now dropping their manufacturers is accompanied by di. the graduating glass and thrown it
is making, I believe, at St. Augustine.I first calves, and they are apparently rections fcr regulation to obtain the aside as useless. The round German
have tried Japan clover but could destined to make first-class milkers.I best results but as all the machinesare and watchcase hygrometer, with
not get it to sprout. take the liberty to make this statement made east and north of us, in a leather coils, have also proven to be
If you could give me any information as it is believed by many that much higher altitude, the directionsas unsuited for use in incubators. The
as to what kind to try, how and away down South the Jersey nor any moisture moisture guage we illustrate has the
when to plant should be much obliged.J. I other good breed of stock can be useless regards hundred are miles practically same principle embodied as the wet
even a
D. RUSSELL. successfully raised.-F. A. Hendry, in home, and much more so in the humid bulb thermometer used by the U. s.
Gainesville Pla. Industrial American. government. It is graduated for the
We have uniformly recommendedthe atmosphere of our own State. Espe-
first, second and third week of the
carpet or Louisiana grass (pasha Limo for Stook. cially is this so near the coast, as I
hatch. All that is
is to
/urn platycauli) for this purpose, and The following from one of THE am situated, within the sound of the place it in an upright necessary position in the
breakers all times.
see no reason to change our advice.A FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER'S cor at incubator and will know
you always
few days a subscriber at Zell- back from We have frequently said moisturewas
ago respondents comes to us just the amount of moisture the air
wood, who tried some of the cuttingsof Africa and is well worth reprinting: the rock on which many foundered carries it the
as through
this grass on very light sandy land, In Kansas, where I was raised, stock and to save ourselves we wrote to the machine and you passes have two of the
called on us and stated that he was was generally healthy. Horses did known firm of T. A. Newbeck & Co. three essential points under control-
well satisfied with his experiment. not go lame without apparentcause for the instrument we here illustrate, moisture and temperature. The thirdis
The small patch that he planted is the nor did the cows have to be so as to give you an idea of its sim. easier to regulate, ventilation. The
particular choice of his mules; it is ina driven off to some clay bed, but there plicity, and we can testify to its accu evaporation of the is a guide, and
large pasture, but whenever he turns was plenty of lime in the soil, conse racy. We have one incubator: which the moisture guage egg is also an assistant
them loose they always go first of all quently a great deal of the water was the eggs are just pipping. It is our in this direction.
to this little bit of Fi hard and the the custom to withhold all moisture until
carpet grass. in drinking water One more point in its favor is the
nally he was obliged to fence it off, stock got plenty of lime. price. All other similar machines
as they in grazing tore up the ends of In Oregon, where I spent nine 0s have sold at $3; this the manufac-
the tender creepers to such an extent years, there was scarcely a trace of turers have priced at $i by mail or
that it was prevented from spreading.You lime in the water, and the bones of K.F .. g9 express. E. W. AMSDEN ,;
ought to be able t. find this grass men and animals were weak and hu. s ..
growing around Gainesville. man teeth decayed very fast. Here Poultry Pointers.
------.....----- in the I Lake Region there is no lime d ,. QS.
Live Stock in South Florida. and strong mules brought here from CARBOLIC ACID
There is one trouble I have in sum the North almost invariably get lame. Is one of the requisites of every well
mer. Occasionally what is known This is certainly for the want of lime. ordered hennery. The uses to whichit
here as the "leeches" appears. I hateit Two months ago my mule was so can be put by the poultry man are
worse than all the other diseases to lame he could hardly get up when many and varied. It is an excellent
which the horse is liable. It usually down. Condition powders were of no disinfectant, and therefore can beemployed
breaks out on the leg or arm-seldom avail and I feared his work days were l; rPF to purify the atmosphere of

appears on the body. There is no over, though he is only ten years old. I rc, 8Y the poultry house. It should be addedto
+ the whitewash and thus render this
cure but the knife that I know of. thought of giving him lime, and began
The trouble I am sure comes from feeding it to him in small doses in his liguid more powerful against lice. .
standing and feeding in wet places food, and he began to get better at Then it has an important medicinaluse
and shallow water, but what it i is no. once, and is now sound and well. ; diluted with thirty parts of waterit
knows. It don't forms one of the very best lotionsfor
body seem to me About a year ago we bought three
that leeches is the rig..t name. The cows. We were told that they would all kinds of wounds and sores,

first appearance is a very small festering have to go on to clay at least half the promoting as it does rapid productionof
with a small purple spot} in the time or they would get salt sick. We sound flesh. Carbolic acid, whenit

center of the festering, and can be saw Tilghman's advertisement for con. the eggs begin to pip, then to fill the is greatly diluted, is excellentfor
easily cut out in its first inception, but dition powders to cure salt-sick, so we two moisture pans with water at a internal use. Roup, the most
in a few days the place is as large as purchased a package, but we have temperature of 100, and then close dread disease to which fowls are Subject
a silver dollar, festering and bleedingat never yet had occasion to use it.Ve the doors until the hatch is complete. will perhaps meet with a success
many places. The sore is perforated give the cows a little lime occasionally, Before an egg will hatch it must dry ful treatment, as is possible when the
I throat and nasal
like a pepperbox. Under the and healthier cows I never saw. down 1-5 to i6 of its contents to passages are cleaned
skin there small like and syrnged; with a weak solution of
arc core gather. give room for the embryo to grow and
ings, and lifeless so far as human A Florida doctor says : No better turn in the shell to cut its way out. carbolic acid. The acid should be
vision can determine. This trouble scavengers exist than growing crops, An egg does not dry up until the diluted with 200 parts of water for in
may be confined to this latitude, and whether trees, grain or grass. Don't air in the machine registers below 86 I ternal use and when used as a gargle.

be entirely unknown to the veterinary even let mistaken zeal uncover the by the hygrometer, and if there is no II I HENS AND PULLETS.

profession. Can you or any of your waste places by cutting weeds in the way of determining that point, and It is common to let hens and pul
readers throw any light upon it? hot, rainy season, but wait until autumn moisture is added when there is alreadya lets, all classes of poultry stock, run
Perhaps I should inform the proper drought and cooler breezes slow surplus in the atmosphere, a failureto together on the farm. 'This practiceis
authorities at the capital. Possibly down the processes of growth and de. hatch will be the result, and the objectionable, as hens and pullets
they could tell me something about it. cay." It is, however, always in sea- machine be blamed, when the fault need very different treatment. The
It must be something like the chigger son to replace weeds by more sightly was in the operator. Whereas, if the hen is prone to become fat; the pullet,
they have in the West India Islands crops, and I hope the time is not dis moisture exceeds 95 the chicks will while developing, never. Therefore
and South and Central America, tant when fallow fields will be sown drown in the shell..s I stated, it we can and should feed our pulletson
which insinuates itself into human to rye or other winter covering as has been my custom to fill both sections a great variety of foods and give
flesh without the victims knowing soon as the summer crop is gathered of each pan (I refer to the Prairie them all they can eat. Prairie
anything about it. in. State Incubator) when I see the eggs Farmer.

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then Lake Worth was made for mil yards extended into the river. They piazza, gallery, or veranda, whicheverwe

{State ]'fews.c. lionaires. One would judge so, from were so densely packed that the steamer choose to call it. No doubt thereare

the pretty and magnificent dwelling Princess, which carries the mail prettier ones than the one whereI

houses along its banks. It is said down the river, could not leave her now write-that is, of finer archi
S. Acree from the Point
paid there are twenty-five millionaire residents moorings. The Comet, however, got tecture, smooth wood and bright
the Leader call
a pleasant Saturday
; on the lake.-Indian River Ad- out of the paint.
scrape by forging through
and from him we learn that hog cholerais
vocate. them under a full head of steam, and Of such materials as around
using the farmers in that section The workman's hand hadreadlest found.
pretty toughly, Mr. Acree having I Scuppernong grape picking is now escaped before numerous reinforce Lopped of their boughs, their hoar trunks
the order of the day, and this wind ments from across the river could in .
already lost over 2,000 pounds of And by the hatchet rudely squared.To
and other still sick. Kissimmcc will tear off many. The grapes are tercept her. It was found to be impossible Kite the walls their defined height '
pork, hogs The sturdy oak and ash unite.
Leader. being made into wine, and several to turn the bridge on accountof "
thousand gallons will be made in this the hyacinths, and had any steamers If I say pine instead of "ash; no
Marcus L. Smith's experiment in this could doubt this will partially at least,*de,
neighborhood this season, which way Tuesday they not
protecting the river front by slopingit have Palatka Times. scribe many of our rustic porches.
means a considerable amount of cash gotten through.-
and planting it with St. Augustine Herald. Nothing can be more picturesque (not
laid out in barrels labor etc.
sugar, ,
stood the of romantic "Loch
grass: test Sunday's storm. even the lodge on
a growing industry for Florida. The
The breakwater went down Katri e" than such "rural
temporary : ) a por-
is aheadas
moss pushed
but the done in factory being tico with wild vines
only washing was a climbing over
fast as willing and industrious men Qui'1ura1ome.l
bare spot where the grass had been its sides and roof. At the north end
can do it, and we hope to see it in
destroyed by burning.-Daytona of the one where I am sitting are
profitable operation soon. Orangesare
Journal.! ROUBO Decoration. rude steps. At the right of the steps,
getting sizeable and keep bright
One truck farmer in this vicinity, have generally responded well; ,For Our Rural! Home: and far enough from them not to impede

who raised celery for the local market groves where cared for.-Palatka Times- There is one feature of which many the entrance, grows a Marechal

last season, says part of his crop paidat Herald. housewives think too little-flowers, Neil rose, with a coral honeysuckleclose

the rate of $1,500 per acre, and he "E. W. R." in the Cincinnati Tri- both growing plants and cut flowersin by. The slender vines of each

expects to do even better the coming bune, in speaking of the country be- vases. Nothing can be bought, no are twined together over the entrance.It .

season. That is big money. Thereare tween Pensacola and Chattahoocheeriver matter how high a price one is willingto would be more artistic if an arch-

few, if any crops grown in any says, "This section of Floridais pay, that can compare with these. way were formed, but the straight

country that will pay better.Tampa noted for its fruits. Peaches, grapes, They give a finish, an air of elegant beam above forbade that. Still, the
the vines twine themselves about it
Times. simplicity, to most handsomely very
plums and are the staple fruits.
pears furnished while in and half the deli
apartment, a plain gracefully meet way
Seminole Such peaches and I never saw.
The Canning companyhas pears room they may be made to take the cate blooming sprays of the Madeira
for the The trees are propped and tied with
shut season. one :
of with charm. vine and
place costly ornaments Ampelopsis quinquefolia
to keep them from breaking
time they were putting up 3,500 ropes ing and much better effect. Very that grow at the left of the steps, but
of in down under the loads of fruit. On
pounds guavas daily-mostl few of our houses can boast of paint just around the corner post. By the
times uncertainand one limb measuring four feet, were
jelly. The are too ings from the old masters, but here are may, this last named vine is frequently
risk much peaches-large, finely developedfruit.
unsatisfactory to very 113 pictures fresh from the Master's hand mistaken for the "poison oak" of the
down. Last In some places they were pul
hence the theyran
year and free all fitted for the hammocks. In
to palace or general appearance,
sometime in October. Ft. ling the fruit in order to keep
till green
the cabin. Books and flowers natur when not in bloom, the vines are sim'ilar
the trees from breaking down. One
Myers Press. vine planted two now ally seem to belong together; but good I but this vine that twines round

Dr. ,(L M.,Bratt who makes irrigationa grape covers a frame work fifty years feet long ago and books cost money. Even if we must and round the corner post is five-

specialty, having recently erected a six feet high, and is loaded with deny ourselves the privilege of read. fingered, whereas the poison vine has
large irrigating plant on the La Lana grapes. ing our favorite authors, we may read but three leaves in a cluster. The

tobacco plantation, near Alva, is CapC: Din Kendrick" themoriginal line upon line of beauty, sweetness, difference is thus easily noted. Be.
beau. "Florida Cracker, was in Ocala the love and truth all written in the oak has *
about to place a plant upon the grace, sides, poison a gorgeous
tiful and spacious grounds at Mr. B. other day, and scouts the idea of any the most delicate characters, requir blossom-this bloom is quite insignificant

B. McGregor's winter residence, appearance of"hard times" in Florida. ing no translator save the spirit that but followed by clusters of small

known as Poinceana cottage, and alsoa He has been around, has visited the loves the author. I think no one berries, not edible, however.I .

keeper's lodge on the opposite side farm houses in many counties, and loves (flowers who does not, though; think this digression not exactly
knows whereof he
he He
of the street.-Ft. Myers Press. says speaks. unconsciously perhaps, love the great out of place.; I had several years agoa
will be recorded the
says as most Author. I am reminded of the lines: case of poisoning in my family from
Mr. Joseph Leinhart has been made and bountiful Florida
profitable year Write me as one who loves his fellow want of knowledge on the subject.At .
superintendent of a large celery farm, known. That the
ever corn cropsare "
man, the dreamer sage. the east side of my veranda Pe-
which is being started by a wealthy abundant the
most ears being "And lo-his! name led all the rest"of reskia Aculeata (lemon vine), Madeira .
person on the reclaimed lands of Lake heavy and large; the potato crop promises .
those who loved their God. vines, Thunbergias, with their
Apopka. Forty acres is now being to be immense, pinders and peas But I digress. A few nice, if not lovely golden blossoms, a wild Cherokee
in Mr. Leinhart has
celery. which insures
. planted are planted heavily,
the very choicest, of pictures may be rose, several delicate balloon
discovered the secret of successful of fat rich milk fine butter
plenty pork,
hung on our sitting-room walls they vines (or love-in.a-pufi) gracefully
culture in Florida and this information and beef. And that ;
celery good lastly,
should not be coarse daubs nor cheap. twine together under the caves, hang.
he is making good use of. will be
the orange crop as large as chromos, but inexpensive engravings: ing in festoons; the bunches of long,
-Oviedo Chronicle.Mr. the of
recorded the
ever in history and various kinds of pictures may be white, feathery tassels of the Madeiraor

John Tierney, of this city, has State. Oh, no! says the Captain, found that, with\ a few photographsof ( Mexican\ ) vine much lovelier than

the most convenient garden and grove there's no evidence of hard times in our friends, relieve the bareness. any hanging basket I ever had, ando

implement we have seen in a long Florida, or the semblance or prospectsof Don't make the mistake of putting on $ very fragrant I clip I the lower

time, in the shape of an insecticide any. Florida will have an abund brilliant colored papers and then portion of the foliage away occasion

sprayer or distributor. It consists ofa ance and plenty to spare.OcalaBanner. hanging your pictures. The effect is ally to leave the entire banister free,

brass cylinder provided with a re quite different. Better a plain board but as the vines are trained only

servoir holding the insecticide, either The rapid growth of the water hyacinth wall-it is in better taste-than a around the three posts they do not

end being fitted with couplings to be which made its appearance in flashy paper; besides showing the make a compact mass, besides these

attached to the ordinary garden hose, the St. Johns river three years ago has pictures to much better advantage.A vines were chosen purposely, as they

through which water is forced, driving been a theme of much speculation and few books well chosen-if you do not grow too luxuriantly and are

the spraying solution with it on to comment among steamboat men and have no bookcase or shelves put themon deciduous. One archway is formed

the trees or shrubs.-Orlando Re- those who use the river for transportation a plain pine wood table, covered where the green puffballs swing and

porter. purposes. It had not been de with the cheapest of cheap covers tremble with every passing breeze.At .

Land at Hypoluxo is valued at $500 cided by Capt. Tom Strange, Tuesday (some solid color, blue or brown I the extreme south end of the

per acre on the island, and on the afternoon, how much it would cost the prefer) and a vase or glass of flowers porch is a thrifty white honeysuckleand

west side, a little lower. This is Government to remove the obstacle, beside them. If your vase happens an Ipomea Sinuata. They arc, of

cheap, too, being in such a desirable but it is generally thought that Congress to be unsuitable in size or color use a course, evergreens, and spread over

locality. We guarantee, inside of F will have to make an appropriatien common goblet, a bowl or mug; but what may be called an "extension" to

three years, that the banks of Lake: for this purpose, or else abandon don't put red roses in a pink vase, the veranda proper, where I have

Worth, from Juno to Hypoluxo, will 1 transportation and let the railroads i and don't put white lilies in a cream- several shelves for pot plants. This

be thickly ettled ; not so much so on have not only the earth, but a monop colored jug. has no roof except the green foliage,

the east side as on the west. Thereis oly of the waters thereof. Tuesday But there is one place where we leaving access to rain, dew and sun.

nothing on the East Coast like afternoon thousands of hyacinths cole may indulge our artistic tastes without shine (for my flowers.

the farming land on Lake Worth; but lected along the docks, and for 100. money and without price-the porch, No doubt most people would call





f this a very common sort of place, ir birds' claws, and remind the beholder

not rude; but when the morning sun of the talons of Nebuchadnezzar.The FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE

' gleams amid the beautiful green,, nails should be no longer than
white and ruby-tinted foliage of some the fingers, and should be rounded,
choice plants, and on the pure ex not pointed. A file is used by mani-- An Incorporated Homo best acl"llntAR'o.-AUTIiOUIZJ-U Association of Orange flrovrer: CAPITAL.for marketInjr fJXO.UJO.IKX : .Florida Fruit to tho

II panding blossoms of others, and 1 I cures in preference to scissors, but the IATJ-IUAITbo: Exchange is fully prepare*! to supply{ boxes and paper on
order. Writo for list and terms.
t i' stand in my door, which opens from latter are usually easier for the amateurto prico

an archway of the honeysuckle, it is handle. -O..ICElts- # ?... 4 4oto.

to me a veritable "enchanted hall," Two pairs of curved scissors, one or It. FAntJlANKPn'8h1ent.. H. OllEKNLKAF, VicePresIdent.ii4i .
1VKS 31.. 1'. TGltNKIt, >Creta, ".
M. Mgr.antl p.DIUKCTOUS )
fit for fairies, and all the ills of this two polishers, a file, a nail cleaner, a :>r humdrum world are speedily forgotten. little jar of rose paste or salve, and a Co.; John .Fubyan Lake Co.: Iiy Cnltcher. Orange Co.; U Oreenleaf. Duva! Co.;
II. )(. liaer. Duval Co.; A. llrady. lire van! Co.; F. ( Marlon Co.; CJ. V. Ililljrer,
MINNIE GILMORE MILLS. box of polishing powder are the essentials Marion Co.; John M. Bryan Oitccola Co.; W. t:. t' amI)8on..'\ Co.; M.S.)(oreman 81.
Johns Co. C. F. A. lilvlby. Volusia Co. IlcnJ. Iowd. lAke Co.
: ;
of the home manicure's outfit. Ifa
Addrcss'all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla Stencils
14 ... really good and harmless nail bleachcan with full packing and shipping instructions furnished. on application.. '-
-- ----- -- --
Hands and Finger Nails-II. be procured, a bottle of it will be

Wearing of gloves at night is dis- found useful for removing stains from JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.,
under the nails. Bazar.

countenanced the ground that by it some fades advisers the skin.on *.. GROCERS AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS

This may occur if the gloves are "Tho Popular Science Monthly\ says: ,

worn steadily, but their use for two The testimony of the executive officersof ---DHA HRS IN---

three has ill effect and four of our largest life insurance Tobacco Etc.
or nights no Coal Hay Grain Wines Liquors Cigars
bleaches hands that have been red. companies is quoted to show that 'from ,
the material standpoint of dollars and J""CJ dened by the sun or by rough work. .
-- -
cents the life of the American is at
adds the of THICK
Nothing more to beauty least as good as, if not better than, .'arker.1 75: .1. ainrtln It)'.,...........................S3 !O
the hand than well-kept nails, and all other condi () Valley........................... 3 00 Virginia Glades .............. ......... 4 00
nothing detracts more from it than to that of the European, HI'rllll'alle range )'...... .. ................. 2 BO I.Hit Bourbon ............................ A OOKentucky
tions being the same.' The chancesof North Carolina Corn................... 3 SO Sour Marsh .u. ............ 5 00
have these stubby, ill cut and neg Clifton Club. ..... ........... .... Old Baker ................... ......... 5 00
lected. well nails the American, from early manhoodto Montroe Velvet................ .90 00
Really shaped are
for which to return thanks good old age, are, all through, a Jugs Extra: One gallon ajc.; two gallon,soc.; three gallon 7,5(. Remit (by post office money
something little better than those of his English order,check or registered letter. We cannot snip C.O. D. to dry towns.
for it is very hard to evolve a prettynail A complete price list of Groceries and Wine List, sent free on application.
brother and a good deal better than
from an ugly or even an in- JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.
those of the Germans.
different one. Still, even these may .

in time be benefited by constant care. Tho Lost Human Tail. Florida will produce this year 4- Geo. S. Hacker & Son

The best plan for improving poor When one passes from the head to 000,000 boxes of oranges for sale, ,

nails or for keeping good ones, is to sub the other extremity of the human which ought to bring into the State MANUFACTURERS O?

mit them regularly to the treatment ofa somewhat $6,000,000 net. OJ.c
body, one comes upon a w
capable manicure. When this is out --
unexpected very pronounced
of the question, tolerably satisfactory characteristic-the relic of the tail, a c o."o .

results may be achieved by conscien and not only of the tail, but of muscles COCO ..II

tious home care. for it. who
wagging Everyone '
The nails should always be soaked a first sees a human skeleton is amazedat V 3:

little before treatment to make them this discovery. At the end of,the M.J 0C

and the cuticle about them soft. vertebral column, curving faintly out THE* :, a
The skin should be pushed down -
ward in suggestive fashion, are three, COO
from the base of the nail with some four and occasionally five vertebra; ?f kCOMFORTSHOME J ;:' Vrr t
blunt instrument that not cut or rudimen v
forming the coccyx, a true -"
bruise it. After this the skin shouldbe !
tary tail. In the adult this is always OF ,
gently crowded from the f, And Building Material.CHARLEIiITDN. .
away up- concealed beneath the skin, but in drinkHires'
corners of the nail and the latter includethe great temperance
per the embryo, both in man :and ape, at an
8. O.
trimmed filed. The nail ,
t carefully or 'Root
early stage it is much longer than the .... .
blunt -
then be cleaned with --- --
a -
may limbs. What is decisive as to its true
ivory cleaner, or with one of the Beer]
nature, however, is that even in the
little wood sticks that used :rRWrappers.;
orange arc embryo) of man the muscles for wagging Lit gives New Life to the Old Folks,
1 by the best manicures. Next, the it are still found. In the grownup fc Pleasure to the Parents, J --
nail is to be touched with a little rose muscles Health to the Children.
,JJ human being these are NO MORE CHEATING.
paste: and rubbed with a nail polisher represented by bands of fibrous tissue, Good for All-flood ill the Tme! %
dipped in powder. After this the Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may
the actual silo
but cases are known where .Ass cent package nuke'fl'1
hands may be washed to remove the life. aslloas.lksure.ndeet now know that they get an honest ream
of the and burnishedonce muscles persist through Hracs. of -SO| ahceta and not 400 or 320 sheets
traces powder,
distinct external tail shouldnot
That a to ream as some unscrupulous dealers
more with a polisher.If be still found in man may seem ..... supply.

dinary this cleaning is done, whenever once a week it is needed the or-, disappointing to the evolutionist. But BENTON & UPSONIRRIGATING OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed

the want of a tail argues more for evo
and a few touches of the polisher everyday lution than its would have Wrappers art putup in packages
will keep the nails in order under presence trCKSoI'1vILkLH, FI.1A., : of 1000 each, and each Wrapper is
done. It would have been contraryto
Lemon numbered in printing consecutively
ordinary juice
the theory of descent had he pos from 1 to 1000. No ono can
the stains from the
usually remove all the
sessed a longer tail. For an-
It is wise for the ;
nails. hardly ama. thropoids most allied to man have HONESTLY BEATour

teur to attempt to trim the cuticle also long since parted with theirs.- prices. Send for sampled and prices

around the nails, and there are good Prof. Henry Drummond in lcClur 's MACHINERY toTHE
IA manicures who say this should never ,!
be done at all. ....... X3OTU .
The long nails that are so much affected writer in the Tennessee Farmer I JERSEY CITY, N. J.

by the attendants in "manicuring declares that corn bread made from Steam and Horse Power. N. B.-We do not deal in unprinted

parlors," and that they usually advise meal freshly ground is far better than

customers to imitate, are not for anything possible from that which has

the woman who does much houseworkor been long kept in store. Also that Pipe, Pipe Fitting, Brass wraplers.RUITJ'REES

who has the care of children. The for bread should never

sharp talons:. are likely! to scratch the be husked until ready to be taken to Valve, Hose, Etc.

little ones, and are almost sure to be thy: mill for grinding. He claims greats WRITE FOR ESTIMATES.

broken and chipped by} a busy house- ,superiority flavor for the bread made _c -" ..--- -- SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.. ";

wife. Moreover, fashion to the contrary from freshly husked corn. i, INCUBATORS&BROODERS Write for Catalogue and price list. :

notwithstanding, they are not .... .. E It Brood.rs only Po 1Je.t sad b..t tor JENNINGS' NURSERY CO., YP
pretty. No one can really admire a Better far to slip with the foot than, \ ratiln.. moala1.
woman's hands when they look like the tongue, __ Q.S.SINGER, Box 5:!,Cardla toa,0. ".




STEPHEN POWERS Editor. healed,which could not have happened They were signed by fifteen men, rep- which mixes everything and cooks
P.O.Addre. Lawtejr Fla. unless some friend had fed the patient resenting 6,000 boxes of oranges: I everything.' To such the unmixed

while bedridden; and toothless jaws, ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT. nectar of the orange, sipped straightfrom
CONTENTS. with the alveolar process absorbed the citizens and the pulp, is finer than any .tri
"We undersigned
GKOVB AND OECIIARO--Orange Splitting; as the result of old age, indi of DeSoto feeling umph that culinary art can achieveout
Peach the )Mariana California orange growers of tie apple. To such-and their
The on
Pack va. Florida Pack ........;............ cated that the aged were cherished. the importance of a more uniform I will increase
relative numbers ever as
The Orange Leaf Alcyrodes;Winter Vegetation Primitive man is supposed to have of fruit
..... in the Grove........... 58 7 been red-haired and blue or gray- system selling our hereby 'civilization grows older-the orange

"" -Orange....til4aingThe Culture. Kieffer In California.... ..;.Autumn..........Per.... s68 eyed, because children of all sorts and agree ciation to, each form signing ourselves the into following an asso articles ranks higher than the.apple simply be- /!
food is cooked and
TUB PIKKKT-Pine Culture in South Africa sS8 colors of parents are liable to revert to< cause it is not not
Double Culture-Pines and Mangoes..... 58.PAKMBR these colors. as our agreement: can not be cooked and thereby vul
AND TRUCKER-Sandy Land Sharp* "We hereby agree to deliver our garized.
enc the Wit Deep betting of Cabbage e this the railroad
; at
Plants. .................. .s89* Protect tho Alligators. oranges season at -.. .
Llva STOCK-A Permanent Pasture; Live the following prices: $1.00 per box in Tho War of the Doctors.
Stock in South Florida; Lime for Stock.. IP The Lafourche Comet says : Any. bulk, or $1.25 per box neatly crated,,

POULTRY ing;;Poultry-Experimenting Pointers..in...Artificial..........Itatch9r.ra ......*50 thing that will tend to preserve our under a guarantee as to pack and qual). Certainly no reader of current news
NEWS.. 59 I levee system intact and prevent disastrous ity of fruit; and in case any one pre will deny that the acts in the sanitary

OUR RURAL HOME-House Decoration....... 59 I crevasses is entitled to serious fens( to sell his fruit on the trees in his: drama at Tampa Bay have followed
Hands and Finger Nails No. a; The Lost consideration. Now, it has been i grove, we are only to deduct the cost each other with startling suddenness.A .
Human Tail.-.. ........ 59UDITORIAX 2
Protect the demonstrated by accurate of picking and delivering said fruit at steamer is condemned for yellow
The Karliest
A1UC toni Selling f.o.b.;Orange Futures in this parish that the worst enemy the railroad station. fever by the local physicians and sent
Secure;; Toe War of the Doctors.. .. .... 593 that levees have is the muskrat
our she is ordered
MARKETS. .. 594 'Ve further agree, that we will not away to fumigated;
Business Notices;California Fruits;TruckFanning an animal that burrows in the levees take less than the above prices withoutan back by the U.S. Health Officer; a
in Georgia...... 59, during high water and so weakens the dock
i action of said association in a meeting new case develops on suspicious
A Michigan ),Miracle Weather and Crops... 59,5
them that they sometimes collapse< the least and
Imbedding Sulphur for Scale; Dwarf Or called by the president or chairman to say appar
angel and Lemons; Phosphate Mines without any apparent cause. It has of the association."We ently traceable to the same steamer;
Closed...................1. 596 been ascertained that alligators feedon further agree, to change the a cordon is established the case is
muskrats, and thus, to a great extent above prices only by a majority vote< i pronounced non-contagious, and the
Weathor in Jacksonville. tend to destroy that pest of our of the members present, after being I cordon removed-all within two weeks.

S. S. .; =- t:. levees. I called together as above provided." This has caused a clash between the
.a.; a be .. {: ;0DATa. As the alligator is thus a useful, i if :. These men are on the right trackif local physicians on the one hand and
00 0o a a a: A =: indirect, friend to our levees, it ha they have good oranges. the State and National Health Officerson
----' - - very
Auar.3<}..... 81 16 IS 8,5 0.00 been deemed wise by our police juryto ] the other.
Aug.3o......... 80":7 5 75 14 81 0.15 shield that saurian from further .
reasonable citizens should bear
Auar.31 ....-9: 79 72 16 80 0 2.1 Orange Futuros Secure. All
Sept I. 71 88 71 17 80 039 destruction within the territo- *
in mind two points:
........ The has taken a hold
Sept 2. : 72 77 70 7 74 0.90 orange upon
Sept 3......... 1 3 76 S4 71 13 7K 3.14 rial limits of Lafourche. The ordi the fancy and palate of the Western I. In the presence of an outbreakof
Sept 4......... 77 78 8,5 71 14 78 0.00 nance passed at the last session of the yellow fever, or even of a suspiciouscase
- hemisphere and of Western Europe
Man .... ... 77.076.486.472.3 14.1 79.6 1.81 jury subjects to a fine any person who< which can never be overthrown by the action of the commandingofficer

Eo It. D&1IAIN. OlHr\'er. shall kill an alligator in the parish. any fruit at present known to civiliza as in war, must be swift, autocratic
. .
and without The
appeal. con
lion. Not as a culinary resource,,
The editor of the Avon Park Selling F. O. B. which it is not, but as an elegant finisher tagion is a deadly foe, and the unfortunate -
Homeseeker, who has been on dutyat sufferer from it must be isolated
The Florida orange growers are of the repast and a fruit to be
the World's Fair for many weeks; learning the perils of selling "bjguess" eaten between times, appealing aliketo with whatever tenderness may be prac-
and may be supposed to know, say! ticable but with the relentless
on the trees, as the stock-farm the refined giver of dinner parties
there are more people coming to ers of the North some time ago learnedthe and to the guttersnipe in the street. rigor as if he were an armed enemy.

Florida to live this winter than ever unsatisfactory results of "lump. The Romans had achieved no high. 2. It is generally impossible, insideof

before. .. ing." The steer can be put on the er ideal than the apple as a des twenty four hours, foijthe most thor-
scales and weighed, but there is no sert fruit, and this was embalmed in ough expert to determine positively
An agency for the sale of Florida way to ascertain the boxes of oranges a proverbial phrase, "From the egg whether a given case is yellow, malarial
moss has been established in Europe,, on a tree. A ball of string may be to the apple" expressing the entire typhoid or some other variety of
and while the people over there were thrown across the middle, then another round of courses in the banquet from Fever. It is easy, therefore, to see
somewhat reluctant to take hold at at right angles across that, thus dividing beginning to end. Horace, who that it is no sinecure, the position of
first, its use is certainly spreading. as; the tree into quarters, but this knew the mysteries of high living at! a public health officer, responsible on

attested by increased sales. still leaves the outcome to guess-work,, the tables of Mac nas and the em- the one hand for the lives of hundreds,

...- unless: one quarter is cut and measured. peror, tells us in one of his satires perhaps thousands of citizens, or, on
The Earliest Man. Hut this is still an uncertain system,, that the Tiburtian apples excelled in the other hand for the rude breakingup

At the recent meeting of the American for many trees are not symmetrically flavor and the Picenian in appearance.But of business, the panic, the flight,
Association for the Advancementof loaded; one side of the tree may carry in this fastidious age, who eats the terror, caused by the proclamation!
Science, held at Madison, Wis., three-fourths of the crop. This is especially an apple for dessert? To deliberately of f danger and an armed cordon. Such

Dr. Daniel G. Brinton delivered a true of seedlings, though budded peel quarter, core and masticate an earful certainties hinge upon his
popular and very interesting addresson trees arc more symmetrically load. apple at the table is a plebeian act if prompt decision of treacherous un-
this subject.He ed generally.Mr. not one of positive vulgarity. The certainties. One can well believe
depicted the condition of primi M. G. Carlton, secretary of the incomparable utility of the apple in that he watches with hungry eyes thesuspicious

tive man, and told some things not DeSoto County Alliance, in a communication the; processes and triumphs of the case, noting every symptom -
yet universally known to anthropologists to the People's Political Edu- kitchen no well-informed man would every change, with' feelings not
possibly not absolutely acceptedby cator: gives some instances of the attempt to gainsay or disparage, but altogether different from those of the
them. He doubts the authenticityof workings of this blindman's bluff system from its high place as an esthetic climaxto savage "medicine-man" who knows

the tertiary remains, placing the of selling oranges. He says: an elegant banquet it has been de. that if his patient expires under his i
earliest authentic discoveries in the "I know of one man who sold his throned, never to return. The Roman hand his own life will be the instant

glacial or possibly preglacial, which crop: last year for $550, and when the emperor who returned from witnessing brfeit.
may: give to man an antiquity of ranges> were packed the buyer had a combat of the gladiators or the The affectionate loyalty, almost
50,000 to 100,000 years. The origin nearly 1,500 boxes. Another man slaughter of a score of Christians in reverence, with which the citizens of
of the race is put in Southern Europeor sold his crop for $1,000, and the buyer the arena by wild beasts, sat down to Tampa regard their Dr. Wall, is in
Northern Africa, and the evolutionof packed nearly 3,400 boxes. Another a L dinner of which the central piece the highest degree creditable to them.
man from some anthropoid animal poor> man sold his little'crop' for $50, was a boar's head, washed down with Jut this should not prevent them from

appears to have been by a: jump, so and agreed to deliver them at the stat a i beaker of metheghn, and coarsely ecognizing the strong and admirable
that it is not unlikely that we may tion; the buyer got 150 boxes. I knowof munched an apple from his hand. The qualities[ of the State Health Officer,
never find any missing link. Some several more cases similar to those dull mixture of honey and wine whichhe Dr. Porter, as an executive, and his

inferences as to primitive psychologyand named." quaffed was not more inferior to long-tried and eminently approved
ethics were startling, as when he Moved by a knowledge of these the refined vintage of Florida to day science, as well. They should not
said that the earliest men were brave, facts, and by a good deal of painful than is the apple as a dessert daintyto forget his recent gallant ride from'ensacola .
because their bones are found scarredas experience with the promiscuous consignment the finest type of the Florida orange. to Tampa, six hundred
if in combat; and kind because system, a number of growers The finer souls of the modern world miles, in fifteen hours, to confrontthe

thigh bones, having sustained comminuted met at New Hope Church and drew especially of the Anglo-Saxon race, yellow enemy.
fracture, were found to have up the following articles of agreement. i rebel against the Frenchified taste The Tampa physicians ordered theb93



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steamer to leave. When the State
has often wasted time sad

and National officers arrived, the lat. fffari] et81JACKSOn.JLLE. Your Painter material in trying to obtain

fer went and examined her, and on I a shade f color, and has

his report the State's officer permittedher even resorted to the use of
mixed the of which he knew about because
ready paints
FLA. ingredients nothing; ,
to Then Sept. 8.
return. a new case of the difficulty in making a shade of color with white lead. This waste cart
breaks out on the dock, which both FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. be avoided by the use National Lead Company's

officers fear is yellow fever, and theyso These are average quotations. Extra choice t
lots fetch prices above top quotations, while poor Pure White Lead Colors.-
It Tinting
was a pity, perhaps, lots sell lower.
that they did not forbid the steamer LemonsFla., ... .... .............. 1.00101.50
: Messina........ ...... ......... These tints combination of colors in small
3.2S cans
from returning under a month at I Pineapples,crate...... ....... ....... are a perfectly pure put up
least. Pears, Kiefier. .................... 1.50103.00 3.50 and prepared so that one pound will tint 25 pounds of Strictly Pure White
These are brittle times. I It is Potatoes................ .............. 3.00 Lead to the shade shown on the can. By this{ means you will have the
a perilous season around the Gulf) ,' Ins-barrc1lotl ........... 2.705 best paint in the world, because made of the best materials-
Onions, bbl...... .................._.. 3.50
coast in the dog-days. Sweet potatoes new.................. .65
Mistake trod on the heels of mis New York cabbage, each.. ........... ,ia Pure White Leadand
Beets,northern,per bbl......... Strictly
take. The Tampa physicians made a Turuips, northern ..... ......... 4.00 7.50
mistake in Carrots,dozen bunches................
condemning the steamer P rsnlps, ........... .......... J colors. Insist on having one of the brands of white lead that are
for yellow fever. But the Tampa people Celery..... ..., .. ....... ............... 60 to .75 standard pure manufactured by the Old Dutch" and known to be
EggPlants.bbl ..................... 2.00 process
naturally believed them right, and Tomatoes...... .. ..................... 1.50 strictly pure :
under these circumstances the two Squashes bbl.. ........... ... ....._. 1.25101.50 .'ANCHOR" (Cincinnati) "RED SEAL (St..Louts)
Cocoa n ut i.... .......... ............. 4.50 .4 ECKSTEIN" (Cincinnati) KENTUCKY" (Loulaville)
superior officers made a mistake Peanuts best brand...... .............O5to.o6& "SOUTHERN (St. Louis and Chicago) "ATLANTIC"New York)
Green dozen....... .. .... .....
(morally) in permitting her to return. Corn .12 to .15 COLLIER (St. Louis) "JBWETT"New( York)
Apples, Georgia,carrier .. i.oo
Then they made a mistake again in New York,bbl................ 2.75 to$..50 These brands of Strictly Pure White Lead and National Lead Co.', Pure White Lead
, Melons per too...................... 8.00 to 10.00 Tinting Colors are for sale by the most reliable dealers in palnta everywhere.If .
their diagnosis of the case on the Sweet Pepper peck.......... ........ .2S to .40 you are going to paint, it will pay you to aend to ua for book containing Information
dock their suspicions proved to be Grapes.. 51b basket. .. .. .......... .25 that may save you many a dollar; it will only coat you a postal card to do ao.
; Io-Ib" .... .... ...... ..oto .50
unfounded.It 5cuppernong. bu. ... ... .... .75101.00 NATIONAL LEAD CO.
Guavas,3-peck box .... ... ........... .75 ,
happened that none of these mis- Okra, peck ...................... .13 to .205 I Broadway New York
takes involved fatal Cowpeas, shelled, peck.: ............. .50
consequences. Grttn Bans ........ ..... .......,. 2.00
But such swiftly alternating uncer- to 9.00 for small ; medium to fancy, California Fruits.E. .
tainties harrow up the minds of the POULTRY AND EGGS.
10.00 to 18.00 100. Upriver
people. If the local guardians of a Hens........ ......................... .55 per L. Goodsell says:
Roosters...-............ ............ .30 (plums 1 bring I.SO to 1.75 per keg, That receipts of California fruits
seaport prefer sanitary safety to a renewal Broilers. .. ..,............... ..... .20 and to 7 sc. per crate ; West N.
l of State and Na- Turkeys, per pound................. 16 to 16Hc 500. have fallen off very materially this
commerce, Ducks..................... ........... 35 to .50 Y., 30c. to 400. Apples sell readily week is shown by the fact that against
tional officers should be slow to inter. Geese.................. ............... .so when choice at 2.00 to for
fere. The seaport be supposedto IC ggs,scarce. ......................... .20 2.25 69 cars sold the previous week, only
may maiden blush and
be most vitally interested.Yet HAY, GRAIN, ETC. gravenstein, 36 cars were disposed of by all receivers -

all will be well if all parties White corn small lots....... ................. 1.20 pippin; 1.50 to 1.75 for orange during the past seven days.
Mixed com, .. ............... ..... .. MS pippins and coddlings; poor This naturally would hays caused a
concerned will act with the same in. White oats, ...... ............... .. t,8o
barrel. Peanuts
and Mixed oats, ....................... 1.70 250. to i.oo per are material advance in prices, but in ad.
tense earnestness acknowledgetheir Hay. No. I,Timothy, small lots............ 20.00 steady at 44C. for handpicked fancy, dition the of Californiafruit
mistakes, if any, with the same Wheat bran, small lots...................... 19.00 to shortage
Ground feed, fresh (corn and oats), per sack and shelled 2j c. to 3j}/c. Tomatoesare supplies owing to the severe
candid and manly directness displayedby of 100 pounds............................. 1.40 steady at 650. to 850. per bushel that have, domestic
Peed meal, in sacks of too pounds, per ton. 23.00 storms prevailed,
Dr. Porter. Rice flour, per cwt.......................... .90 box and 550. to 6oc. per box. Potatoes receipts 'bf> Delaware and Jersey
I. Pure wheat per sack of 100 pounds......... 1.40 easier So.
Prepared steam cooked cow feed, per cwt, are slightly Jersey peaches have materially decreased.In .
Orange: Crop of Rodlands.The z o.pouadsackL.......... .......... .. ..... 1.30 ranging from 1.75 to 2.00; Long fact, advices received by mail
cooked horse feed, cwt,
Prepared steam
Orange Growers' Associationof Iso-pound sacks......... ...... ...... .- 1.50 Island in bulk, per barrel, 2.25 to show without doubt that tremendous
................ .......
Pearl grits, barrel. 3.10
Redlands, Cal., handled during the I Pearl meal, per barrel..... ............... 3.10 $2.75 ; sweet yellows, 2.00 to 2.25. havoc has been wrought in Delawareand
past year a total of 27,975,4 boxes of' Flour,best wlntcr: wheat patent............ 4.00 Cabbage is lower at 4.00 to 6.00 for flat New Jersey by the high winds
Flour, extra fancy (family... ............ 3.75
oranges, for which the sum of $52512.92 ,- (Half barrels,either brand, 250 per barrel Dutch. and terrible storm of Tuesday last.

was received. The shipments Cotton extra.)seed meal,bright per ton...... ..... = .oo Business Notices. In consequence of this, the future
embraced 12,653 boxes of Washington Dark or Sea Island cotton seed meal per situation has materially chan ed, and
and Australian navels ton... ." .................. .....None in market BOWLING GREEN ACADEMY.-For
: 10,901 Pure ground bone fine, per ton .......... 30.00 undoubtedly California fruits from
boxes of seedlings and 4,421 boxes of Done and potash,per ton. ................ 33.00 years the advertisement of Bowling out will bring profitable results.
German kalnit, per ton .. .................. 17.00 Green Virginia
Mediterranean\ sweets and St. Land plaster................................ 10.00 Green Academy, Bowling That this is so is indicated by the
Michaels. The Californians computeeven Nitrate Soda stfc per pound; per ton........ 55.00 has made its annual appearancein prices that have ruled during the latter -
Muriate atfc pound; ton. 50.00
potash per per
citrus fruits by the pound, and Sulphate potash 2C per pound;per ton..... 33.00 our columns as regularly as the year.It part of this week.

we have reduced their figures to Sulphate potash 90 per cent..... ...._..... ss.oo is an institution of( sterling worth.A Messrs. Sgobel & Day report:

boxes, allowing 70 pounds to the box. SEEDS, ETC. STRONG BUSINESS HOUSE.The The receipts from Maryland, Dela.

The selected Navels brought $1.87 Peas, Conch... .... ...... .... .. ............... 3>?5 S. B. Hubbard Hardware Company, of ware and New Jersey continue to be
Navel culls .. Split.... ....... ............... .......... 3.75 Jacksonville, is one of the business in-
per box; the 71 cents; .... .......... heavy but the fruit gives poor
Beans..... .............. ... ... 2.25 very ,
seedlings, 82 cents; the Mediterranean Lima..........................N..... 2.60 stitutions of which the metropolis and satisfaction. As the receipts from
Pearl Cat Tail millet per pound. 2oc the State well be proudpromptand
sweets and St. Michaels, $1.41; the German or Golden mulct, per bushel........ 2.00 may California have been extremely lightit
Australian navels, 66 cents. It is Hungarian grass, per bushel................ 2.50 honorable. has gone well, and higher prices
Alfalfa or Lucerne ......... **
not stated whether the above prices Johnson grass ......... ISC ORANGE WRAPS. The elegant still may be seen next week.
were net to the but that is Gold seed rice(upland)), per bushel......... 2.00 of the Jersey City Printing .5. .
grower Genuine red rust proof oats ......... sac printed wraps
probably what is meant. This leaves White seed rice ......... *.>5 Company are a great help to good Truck Farming in Georgia.

him $1.47 for the Navels, 42 cents for fruit. The cunning; Italians never The Savannalk News publishes some

the Sweets and St. Michaels and 26 NEW YORK, Sept. Pineapples think of shipping fruit to America in interesting figure furnished by the pee-

cents for the Australian on the trees. are slow sale at 4.00 to 10.50 per 100. the plain wraps and rough boxes which retary of the Truck Growers' Associationof

For the season of 1891.92 the cost I I Cocoanuts are quiet at 21.00 to 28.00 many Florida, growers use. importance Chatham that county the buainesa, Go., showing has assumed.the

of handling the fruit by the Association I per 1,000. Lemons continue dull, CHEAP POTASII.-This may well be The shipments from Savannah for the

was 3 2.5 cents per box, but last I with prices showing a wide range as called the sheet anchor of successful season up to Aug. 1 aggregate 245,456

year it cost but 2 5-8 cents per box. to quality; fancy 3005 and 3605 ranging ; orange culture, and the firm of Little package Of these,85,020 were barrels

Y from 3.25 to 4.25; Sorrento and Brothers are finding out how to sell a of potatoes a net, return for which of about the growers$3 a barrel received ],

A Stook Company.Mr. Maiori, 3.75 to 4.75. Oranges are high grade very cheap. or $255,060.:; The remainder were crate

F. C. BufTum has transferred his quiet at 2.50 to 3.00 for Sicily, and FILLING TilE GAP.-.--The Ocean of vegetables, which are estimated to

beautiful twenty-acre orange and lemon 3.25 to 4.50 for Rodis. Jamaica, repacked Steamship Company allow no breakin have brought a net average return of

grove at Stanton Lake Weir, into a stock 4.50 per barrel. Pears are In their schedule. The Gate City $1.50 each, or a total of $240,019. Altogether
ettuipanYIt is known as the Sun Crest and the truck farmers of the one
with market
Fruit Company. The location justified good supply, easy promptly takes the place of the county have thus received about $490,000,

the name and the trees and their fruit a most stock poor; Bartletts, per barrel, wrecked City of Savannah. from the Northern markets, and the sec

desire on the art of the public for some 1.50 to 2.50; Scooter, per barrel, i retary thinks that the home consumption

of the stock, $25 a shares non-assessable. 1.25 to 1.50; Bell, per barrel, 1.25to has carried tho total far above the hAlt
Mr. F. 0. lUitmm is president and treasurer Favorite river Many Persons are broken million mark.
: .\. X. Lewis vice-president and 2.50; Clapp's up down from overwork or household cares.Brown's .....w-- ---.
barrel, 1.75 to 2.50; Iron Bitters Rebuild*UiaT
Okas. Perry t.ryocata Banner. Good roads are a great help to all
aide dlgeatlon,remotes excess ol btfe
barrel to tem.
Kieffer 150.
per 750
lad caret suJL&xU., oeUhe Calame. who dwell in tha
The Florida tobacco crop is fine. WatermcUw are slow sale at 5.50 I country. ..





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A r MICHIGAN MIRACLE. WUllama31Jfeal These Pills arc Comlmny manufactured Schenectady by the ,Dr.N. DIseasod Oranges. p.

Y..and IJrock\'ll1e. Ont",amt are sold only In Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: "''It
boxes bearing the firm's trade mark and
BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH. wrapper, at co eta a box or six boxes fort Your opinion coincides with
t M, my
Hear In mind that Dr Williams' Pink
Pills are never sold in bulk or by the dozen or own, that the diseased oranges are
A Singular Story of a Ilrlrolt M older- hundred and any dealer who offers a substitute caused ammonia but I
A Terrible llattla Which LastfdMonth in this form !is trying to defraud you and by too much ,
should too avoidedi lr. WlillalOl'I'lnk Pills also suspect that the dry weather has
: *-One of Remarkable In* may be had of all druggists or direct by mall
"' _....ldeenta llordrrlng' on the from Dr. Williams' Medicine Company from something to do with it, causing the t
ItnniBiitlr.Fnm are either sold address.makes Tho price at which the o pills fertilizer to burn the roots. The bulk
a course of treatment comparatively -
( tilt Detroit Free JVcw.) inexpensive as compared with other of the trees were planted in 1887, but

Thomas Hagen was seated In a comfortable I remedies< or medical treatment.. there were some much older in the

rocking ebair at his cosy home lad Ituswll 1 WEATHER AND CROPS. grove. The latter do not show the

Street yesterday morning, when a visitor was disease, but they were fertilized with

announced. The gentleman al'08o&nd greeted w bone and potash alone. The land i is
the new eomer with the Kraeeof a diplomat, For Week Ending Sept. 4, 1893. Shortest. Quickest

and as he opened up a conversation It was evIdent Tho tcmiicratura averaged nearly normal dry, with perfect drainage; the clay

that Mr. Ifagcn was a i>erson of more for tho week, the first two days being warmer about five to eight feet deep. Thattended e

than ordinary Intelligent To his visitor tho I, and the last throe cooler than usual for the trees have always been well Most Attractive

remarkabto changes and ecullar career of scaran. Tho rainfall was above normal for |to, and have had yearly three to four

this man was a source of much Interest. The>I tho State In some sections !it was pretty quarts of blood and bone each. ''Last

wonderful transformation In his appearance evenly distributed while in others it was ex
within the past two years is itself wortbyofthe cessivo and injurious to crops. Tho extreme year, in addition, each tree had one ROUTE

study of scientist Mr.( Hayvn,couple western counties report| only light local cart load of muck. This year each

of years ago, was eo weak and emaciated that showers. The reports of correspondents tree had one gallon of blood and bone BETWEEN .

today be does not seem the same individual. show that the damage done by tho hurricane and one and a hill: quarts of potash; Florida Points and the North.

Hheumatism was the cause of his terrible of Aug. 27th was slight, being confined but the older trees had more bone than
,suffering mostly to tho counties near the Atlantic THE>
lie is a Detroit by birth, having first coast in tho central and northern sections. blood. The trees now look perfectly

seen tho light of day In this city 38 years ago. Cotton appears to have suffered more damage healthy, and are of a d ,rk green color.I Florida Central and

When quite a boy he was apprenticed to theiLOlder's than any other crop, but as there is little am in doubt how to fertilize next

trade, and over since he has fol grown in the eastern counties the damage year. Whether not at all, or with a

lowed this avocation. Ho is quite a proms to tho crop as a whole was light. Sumo green fertilizer containing bone and potash r PeninsularVIA
nent member of the local Stovcmolder'sUnion oranges were blown from the trees, but the

,and can be found nearly every Saturday loss will hardly be felt except i osslbly by a only, or only with potash.C. .

night In attendance at the meeting of tho few growers. More damage seems to have C. SHOOTER.

order. About two years ago Mr. Hagen became been done to crops, especially cotton, by rain Waldo, Fla. biKE CITY, .MIGDNND ,

seriously affected with rheumatism, tho since tho storm than resulted from the high

result of working in draughts of cold air. winds. In some localities damage resulted WM. B. SCHRAEDER, MTLIHTi
"Tho shooting of
pains rheumatism
are from excessive rains while in others long con ,
actually believe tho most horrible Penalties
that can be Inflicted on mankind. I cannot tinued! light rains were injurious. Despite --- TO .
begin to tell you of the agony I suffered tho damage to crops by storm, floods and ----- nttEEDKR OP a- -

I bad a thorough experience in the art of torture drouth !in different: localities during the sea Nashville, St. Louis and ChicagoWith
and no matter what 1 used to ease tho
pain Itseemod as though I wait doomed toIm'St.tr son they have done well. Cotton is fully up but ono change of sleepers! connects
suffering I had a number of friends I to the average and tho acreage i larger/ that also at Atlanta for NKW YOUKandKAN8A8
who took great Interest in and GITTho Florida Central and Peninsularhas
my case last Cotton GRADE JERSEYS.
recommended numerous remedies which year turned out well except in a nearly 7U miles of track running through
few Tho rice
crop' the best for
I tried without avail. Nothing socmud' to dome tho
Tobacco is and
any good. I was under the care of several 1 years. tine sweet potatoes Tobarfo Rr tons,
well-known Detroit phyalclann, but their ser condition very promising.and Oranges continue in splendid fitotk Fanning and Jalry' Heftlon,

vices were absolutely without favorable re: l lent<< fruit. promise a good crop of excel- Duns Cows and I lei fore for Kilo.WAVEKLY Peach and Ntrawbrrry Land,
sults. I was tiedriddcn. Why, I could not Western IUstrict.-I.llfht 1'8111111. Orantff, llanamtantl I'lttfitpple Country,
from one chair to insufficient Jlrlt.lla .
move another without asalatanee. J'honphat
for tho needs' of
Some days I would feel a little crops are reported from tbeextn."mo thf SHrer Spring' and
brighter than others. western sootier where young v egetubles Other Fin
"llut presently another attack of that !In In the,middle pastures and and shrubbery are wilting.. FA KM, Leon County, near The Jrrat Jtuntlng' Country.Jtearhe *ttfenery.
fernal rheumatism would eastern counties generally the Jtofnf Ground.
strike me leavingmo much rain Pithing (
fell damaging
a veritable wreck on the barren shores of cotton, to I'omoextent. In the crops factions, especially where Has tho best lands for tillage, greatest variety
humanity." the rainfall was heavy{IJI\8turcIIU\\'e improved Tallahassee, Fla, of soils in tbo Btate,and above all
lly accident I read two Canadian
years ago a -
a* well as grass not yet cut for bay. Cane
paper containing a remarkable story of a con Runs over tho Central Rldgoland
miracle In Hamilton, Unt. It was that of an flours in good condition Fall gardens! are Whoro It Is High and Healthy.
now !ring planted in some sections. ]Haiti
old man who was being tortured] to death by the western portion and sunshine elsewhere in SPRAY Prosperous towns till Its route and It offers
rheumatism. He wan induced to use Ur. Will, needed for the the best freight facilities for any produce to
arc next week
lams 1'lnk Tills for Pale People.<< He was immediately Highest temperature the Northern markets. Send for tho popular
cured I doubted the truth of tho fall O.V7 of,Ut an: lowest,3 inch.Northern ; ; mmnK' !;average rain ''L:! PUMPS song
matter first but I
thought would try it. I "
: UI.trlct.-Tho
temperature averaged MADE BYTH HOME.
bad my people hunt all over town, but they
could not rind the pills at any of the drug nearly normal, and tho rainfall wasslightly EDGING CO SALEM C with its spirited words and beautiful musiodescriptive
stores. Tho only place they were then sold D t excessive for the week. Lew damage of an actual Florida Home]] and
was over in Windsor. Well my relatives went was done to the+;UnUlKO crop by tho hurricane I HENION&HUBBCLL. which .is gotten up In elegant style-Six pages
over there and purchased a few boxes. O mil of August 27th; than was at first estimated; i WoUrm Assets. CHICAGO. t best music paper,containing also
Christopher! but my mind goes back inec very little fruit is reported to have been Writ tor Catalogue and TOKATUJB on....&\ LLascetnoult Florida and bunting
blown off tho trees<<; the high winds damaged I Isamellceol lU
stacy to the change whish Immediately came receipt cents(In
over me after using the 1'lnk Pills. I began cotton slightly,and the damage was increased stamps, to pay expense of distribution.)) r
to improve, and in a few weeks rheumatic by tho falling of dead timber in some fields. Send also for the best map of Florida(sent
pains left me and in short time I was able t to Much Injury to property in towns on and near free) and note the towns on Its route.
be out and around. From that time 1 have the coast resulted from the storm. More dam A.O. MAODONKLL.O.P A.,
's i
been at work. age appears to have been done at Fcrnandina PiI1 Jacksonville Fla.
Mlt was not long after I secured tho pills than elsewhere<< Tho total damage to prop s -
arty, including shipping In tho
harbor in
over at Windsor that 1 found they were for e&timated ''-
at 40UO.( The
damage at Jacksonville
aisle here in Detroit at Brown &Go's, cornerof The Florida Central &
Woodward and Congress Mitchell's. is roughly estimated at about fiUUO( to
Itassett & L'lIol m Ueu'VJotS"ant and $.,o.n. Highest temperature, VI: lowest, OS; stimulates tbe torpid liver .'r.act'"
nue. I purchased them for fifty cents ave miser 81: average rainfall, 1.78 inches.. e.a the d..ce.U 1"0 organs,regulate ilia Peninsular R. R. Co.
box. I per Central UI8trlct.-ltalnfall( excessive, rang kewels. aud are unequaled<< a.aa ,
guess you can buy them now at almost
in measured .
InK amounts from O.TtJ at Titus-
drug store in
**1 have every recommended tho Detroit.Pink Pills to soy. villa to 7.34 Inches at Oca la,and 7.46 at il rooksvillo. ANTI-BILIOUS MEDICINE Offers to Shippers

('ralof my friends around town and although Temperature nearly normal.) The The Shortest and
their ease, were similar to mine they have all 1 damage to crops by the storm was\"cryelhcht. IB malarial dUf rlcts) their virtue*ar* Quickest Route
been cured. There is nothing on tho face of One woman was killed at New Smyrna by a widely recogn lieU,nmtliey posses p.*. BETWEEN
God's earth equal to them rheumatism and! falling( house during tho gale on the 27th.: liar properties In freeing th.*yi a m
Orange grove and fruit are tine from flint. FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
and other diseases.! Until my dying day 1 will I reported polnon. ieiraatljr; Basra*
praise the pills for being the of condition; no injury worthy of note was done coaUd. hose small. .l'rlce,23cu.
SURe my present THE EAST AND WEST.
happy and contented condition.! .* counties by the storm. Heavy rains in a few \i
Dr. \\ lUlaml' Pink Pills are not a patent interfered with hay making and Sold Everywhere With Improved Ventilated Cars, this corn
aiedloine' In the sense In which that term is. much of tho grass cut the first of the week "any is better equipped than ever ever tohandle
I HO to 144
usually understood, but are a scientific! was lost. Highest temperature| H7: lowest, Office Wiulilngtoa St., N.Q T. the Orange and Vegetable Crops;and
aration successfully used In general practice prep 70; mean, 8Ji; average rainfall:M inches, a -.- ...- -- insure close connections prompt despatch
for many years before being offered to the Southern Conditions during the to all Eastern and Western Markets.
nubile week were generally favorable for cn>p-,
form all generally.tho elements They contain condensed to High winds in counties near tho Atlantic I Through, oars to destination without
necessary give new
life' and richntKn to the blood,and restore shat. coast slightly damaged oranges on the:,, (sth. S gave Your OrangesBy change or delay.
tend Orange groves continue in good condition
nerves. They
are an unfailing
Perishable freight followed wire
for such diseases locomotor and {pineapple field are doing well. Newly by and
as ataxia partial planted lemon trees as well as old shippers ftdvi***! time passing various.Junction -
paralysis; Vitus dance,Miatica,neuralgia groves,are the new process (patented) for presenriasr
in a thriving.. condition. Highest )olntfl and arrival at destination.
nervous headache, the after effect of 1 la tempera oranges in their natural condition for month
the heart ale and Mi- tUI'1'r.; lowest, 76; average rainfall 1.68 This can be done at very small cost ; we have All claims for overcharges and loss prompt-
loweempiexlottsthat tiftrN'ilng resulting inches. t:. H. DEUAIK> Director. oranges now in perfect condition put up in November. adjusted.
from ncrvovs prostration; all disease* depending Jacksonville, Fla., tfept 5,1HH8. '82; refer to Officials, Pasco Co. for particular See that your goods aro markedvia
upon{ vitiated. humors in the blood *and sale of rights. Address M. n. WnEK F. C. & P. R. R. ,
such as serofula.chnmiccrysipclas etc. They I can heartily say to any young man 4&Co., St. Leo, Pas.o. Fla.,or Dade City, Pa co
are also a specific for troubles peculiar to Co., Fla. For information call on or address the undersigned -
who is I ,
wanting good employment work
females such I .. s
as suppressions, irregularities, - ---
and all forms of wcaknens. They build up for Johnson the blood and restore tho glow of health and you will\ eucxieed." So writes : BOWLING' GREEN ACADEMY J'-JAv JilHP1511-A V* Orlando I'lL
to pale or tallow cheeks. In the caw i O. )1. ,frrav ATgt. Ltesburr F''".
of B. I- Johnson A
an agent of Richmond
1Y VirLLRiUTrir. '
of A
men they effect a radical cure In all cases li.wl.gGr.r.-Opa.8. >t th. Thorough Tampa Fla.
arising from ml'ntaJ'rom, overwork or excesses Va., and that's tho way aft!t"t! their I'( 'wad pa.atear.fultratnln, .na.goalt.dhea1th]) rwortt. Or N.S. PENNiNGTON,Traffic Manager.W .
qf whatever nature. men talk. ab otut4 freedom from htiac..to lnt.anttordalrc..stui. .... J .
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t Imbedding Sulphur for Scale. It would seem that the farmers in Some banks that are entirely sol "CENT-A-WORD" COLUMN.

Editor Parmer and Prult Grower; Kansas and Nebraska who need irrigation vent have prepared for runs by layingin L .
this column adftrt.Lle.neata -
insertion in
Some time last spring, I think it are not as fertile in expedients a stock of silver dollars. These are To insure must be accompanied by the money.

was, I sent you an extract from a I as the Florida orange growers under legal tender, but :any large amount is I Postage Advertisements Stamps received must not in payment.exceed fifty words.

, Texas paper giving the boring of a similar circumstances. A writer in hard to carry away, and after tryingit _Count__every_ word_ including_ dame and F address.

hole near the ground in peach trees the Country Gentleman says: "It the frightened depositor is soon PIGS. A few for sate, first-class:

and filling it with sulphur, as a remedyfor must be admitted by all candid peo willing to put the money in bankagain. BERKSHIRE. to registration. T.A.VINCENT.Uverview .
Fla.F 1:9"21OR
borers, etc., and I suggested if it pie that irrigation in Kansas; and Nebraska : .
In lots of so acres.Situated
remedy for that why not is practical failure. This is SALE-loo acres 5 or
was a good a in section 9 in the famous township

for scale and perhaps other insects, due not so much to the fact that irri The apple crop, which is the principal )4 e5t south of pine of land?suitable
and die-back on orange trees? gation on an extensive scale is impracticable competitor of the orange, is now cal fruits. Price fas and $yo per acre. C. K.

The idea was condemned in toto by but to the condition of the estimated at 25: per cent. of last year's -JAVIS- ,Cocoanut--Grove- Fla._ 8-9-3

one party in an issue soon after, buta soil it is attempted to irrigate. The yield.CONSUMPTION. SALE-Wild turkeys thoroughly domesticated.
Picolata. 9.96tWANT8UReal
neighbor of mine put the matter to plains of Western Kansas and Nebraska J. EVANS- - -

a severe test. He had one tree that are immense piles of "dunes" of acres Estate; give, Improved locations,Florida full de-

the leaves, branches and; oranges were sand. When a ditch is dug and wa cription: and price. A. M. SCOTT, 49 Walnut st,

covered with a large, blackish scale, ter turned in, these thirsty sand hills :-:bampaign---- -- -,-lllinoU.' --- -- 9/9-31 .
and so very thick were they that he take up all the water before there is SURELY CURED. [ IMONA TRIPOLI ATA-Thrifty Seedlings by
worth To TOE EDITOB-Flcaso inform road- M mail, 3 for 30 cents to for 75 cents;by freght,
did consider the fruit Bath it the your;
not an opportunity to put upon per too f 5, packed to carry safely lung distances.
about the era that I have a positive remedy for tho .. W. KBRVAN, Norwalk,Fla.
ering and was discouraged crop. The supply of water is not iddrcss I _
above named disease. By its timely use -
trees. He bored it some two feet only limited, but very uncertair at thousands of hopeless cases haTe been permanently SHELL POND NURSERY.-Satsuma eve'Orange

from the ground and put in the sul- that season of the year when most cured. I shall be glad to send rid trifoliata,the stocks hardiest; will in the bear world in,on one or year two

phur, and now the tree is as thrifty needed." tVo bottles of my remedy free to any of JOur rears. JAS. P. DBPA, Lake City, Florida.
and as full of fine fruit as any in his readers who hare consumption if they will 9-a 16LIMONA
Phosphate Minos Closed.It send me their express and post office address. TJUJlOLIATA.-ThrUty Seedlings.
grove.Another. Bespectfully, T. A. Slocum, M.O., 3 for JOC;.; 10 for 7sc.; too for S.2S.By .
tree had ,the die back very is reported that nearly all the No. 183 Pearl Street,New York. night, f. o. b., .s oo per 100. L. W. J.a.-
mines have closed down VAN, Norwalk, Ilia. .9 2-4t
bad and nothing he could do seemed phosphate -- -- ---- --- ---- -
to help it. Now the tree is growing and that nearly one thousand laborersare WANTUD Oranges TO BUY.on-the Five tree.Hundred Must be to 85 t.ooo per

splendid and no sign of any die-back. out of employment in Marion j jI rent bright ; prefer St.Johns River fruit. Must
that this I ; i; ... be cheap. Will move by November ist.
In another-in fact, two more-the county. It is to be hoped i -,. Address.CASH care Farmer and Fruit Grower.

bark of the tree and branches were cessation of work is only temporaryand -- : ._9-a-4t ___

covered with a black scale that could in a short while the mines will be I ..r .... t: CUOICU FLORIDA SEED RYK.-Our own
: ....- .... ....-- ; hence we can guarantee seed as
hardly be scraped off. In one he put again working to their fullest capac- --- genuine Florida Rye. We will handle no other
in the other blue stone and ity. The French Phosphate Company i.. ,. ...."....{.uu !deed rye Sample sent on application.: Supply.
sulphur, limited. Price, f. o. b. i peck '1.00; i bushel or
you can rub the scale off with your think this rumor greatly exag NO [jack of confidence more, 13.00 per bushel. Cash with order.Florida.Ad-

bare hand now, for it is all loose. gerated. Their mines are still, and among Page fence men, not only in the fence itself lieu 93tfIU EXCELSIOR SEED FARM. Keuka

The blue stone he does not like, as will continue to be, in active opera- troll but a state its telling and contracted qualities. to One use man zoo miles who con.this ANTED-A tenant to grow Strawberries-on

he used it too strong, but it is effectual tion. About one half of the other year, now propones, on certain conditions to con shares. Address "Strawberries," care of
it stained the bark. mines are shut down or will be within tract 500 miles for next year. 'ARMEB. AND FRUIT GROWER, Lawtey, Fla.
The party making the trial is very the next two weeks.-Ocala Free Mich. ORANGE GROWERS I am agent for the
Sixer made, and a Pertlllier
proud of his grove, and has reason to Press. distributor that will pay for itself in one season.
be, for it is a fine one, just coming Yiite. for prices, etc. C.A.BOONS,Orlando, Pia.s .
This State one school for FOR SALE. Jf'.16t)
into full bearing, and he is well averages
pleased with the result of his experiment every 61 of the school population. In $75*00.. to $250.00>* can MONTHLYforking be made

the counties where the blacks are in i for B. P.JOHNSON &Co., Richmond,Va.

Such tests are worth publishing to excess there is one school for every POR SALK-Noonan and Cloud Strawberryl'Jants.

the world. I use the word scale, but 78 children, while in the counties One four-year-old dark red half Jersey and Discount: on large Fla.orders. 8-ia-6t Send in

it may not be strictly correct.A. where the whites are in excess thereis half Durham early.__ It. H. SMITH_ _Lawtey. ____e_
ALDRICH. one school for 56 pupils. FOR SALE-Double Carriage and Double-Set
J. Mounted Harness. W. II. POWERS.
Orlando, Orange County, Fla. BULL. .awtey, Flat, 8-ia-tf
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It is said that there are twenty-five blood Durham sire SALK-Abbaka Slips and Golden Queen
Dwarf Oranges and Lomons. Dam, four-gallon full- ; FOR
millionaires who own residences on I : now ready for delivery. P.N.PRICK,
These are pot-grown and grafted the banks of Lake Worth. thoroughbred pedigreed Jersey. $50. lando, Fla. Box 449. ft-ia-ft

upon the Otaheite and Limonium I'LANTS-Cloud' Seedlings,
Just dropped, a STRAWBERRY
Trifoliatum, which dwarfs the tree in and Michel's Jtar for
Deafness Cannot be Cured Ready for delivery after August tsth. Send
the same manner that the Paradise BULL CALF circular if you want to buy. B. H.ALDEN., Law

stock dwarfs the apple. These plantsare by local applications, as they cannot tey.Fla. _, _____ -4Lt

thus better adapted for growing in reach the diseased portion of the ear. From a four-gallon half Durham half polled &CUMM1T cello. Fla.NURSERIES Large Stock D. of L. Pierson fine trees, Monti-; low

conservatories than those grafted upon There is only one way to cure deafness Angus cow by a thoroughbred pedigreed "Stoke prices Special terms for early orders. Drop
the ordinary seedling stock. This class and that is by constitutional postal for new list 8-5-101

of,trees commends itself to amateurs, remedies. Deafness is caused by an Pogis Jersey bull. 150 f. o.b. first next Jan Qfifi nnn FIRST-CLASS Improved Neqf -

but is not intended for cultivating in inflamed condition of the mucous lining uary. sale; f 1.23 a thousand nan |f Strawberry.a b. N. 8.Plants THOMAS for

groves. of the Eustachian Tube. When Uwtey Fla. 84ANIMAL -&

We cannot too highly recommend this tube is inflamed you have a rumbling Bred for both beef and milk; will exchange for MEAL makes hens lay. Write to it.

these dwarf orange trees. They beginto sound or imperfect hearing, and either Florida Heifers or Razorbacks, or sell to a .Ormoud, Fla., for Information."
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yield fruit when three years old, and when it is entirely closed Deafness is I responsible man on time,or ten per cent oft for THE FLORIDA STAR .

are very desirable for growing in tubsor the result, and unless the inflammation cash. of published Drerard weekly County, will itusville.theCousUy keep you paste as Beat to

city gardens where space is limited.As can be taken out and this tube what is going: on in the Great Indian River
which ia now being made famous by
an instance of the value of these restored to its normal condition, hearing CIIAS. W. CAMPBELL, SR.. the improvements of Mr. Fugler. Full corps

dwarf orange plants, a friend in Louisiana will be destroyed forever ; nine of part correspondents of the River every give the w<
writes as follows: cases out of ten are caused by catarrh, Campobello Plantation, Ocala, Marion Co. once and you will not fail to renew. Term.
"I astonished the the late but inflamed condition $1.sopeor annum. HLLISD. WAGBB.editor>td
people at which is nothing an publisher, Titusville Fla.
Louisiana State Fair by an exhibit of of the mucous surfaces.We LOUISIANA GRASS-dkupolutn. (pasture grass pI4tIlMU for Florida.(, -- ------ .
Extra Fine Improved Neunan
early bearing and very prolific orange will give One Hundred Dollarsfor Cuttings at$1,25 a barrel f.o.b. W.11. POWERS IotFLORIDA'S :' Innn 1 ,000 and Cloud Strawberry Plants
trees of different varieties, ranging any case of deafness (caused by Lawtey, Via for guaranteed.sale$1.35 PUPPY per 1,000& FUNK( o. ,b.Lawtey,1'ta.1 Good packing.

from three to five years. Several of catarrh) that cannot be cured by advantages for small Investments, .!2t--_

these were dwarf and came from your Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for cir-I $1.00 per year: sample Estate,Journal.with state" map Arcadia.10 cents433I3C.Fla. FOR SALT;CH I F.AP-1.000 Boones Early Budded
Blood a.ooo PC>>tu'.JI.arly.
d; a.ooo Ruby ;
nurseries two orthree years ago,notably culars ; free.F. ; 3.000 AUfantlum Pomelo and all the leading varie
one that. stood five and one-half feet J. CHENEY I & CO.,Toledo, O. for cash,time or tiade,orange groves, ties. Call on or address G. L. MICHAEL,Glen
FORSALU lands. E. RUM LEY, Keuka, Ethel, Fla.,Star Hill Nursery. ?-3j-6t
high and bore 135 oranges. I have ...v- Sold by Druggists, 7Sc. Fla. 3.11.16tWELLMACH'YAIt 1 '\

these in the open ground, where they ..--.- w............rBROWN'S FOR SALK-Parson Brown Orange Carney
rnou: and other Citrus Fruit Trees; sit on
do finely and are very prolific." IRON BITTERS KIN" W wAu.M sour stock, trained to stake. J. H. TVRNtaT,
I ,,. Fla.. Excelsior Nurseries. >m
P. J. BERCKMANS.i itdl- .i "" 1HJe Lake Weir 7TANCY
t.._. _.;.__ Indigest.ion& ..tittg Wltr, A.. Will
i cures Dyspepsia,
.. sold and .
/>T Ea.e.Arp rfia, / PIGF.ONS-Bought, exchanged.Write
Deem every day in your life a leaf Debility. 7500 fw>fl s. The Amerlcts Well WOfb.AororaUL for what you want. Stamp for reply.
in your history. allOt CI Ingo. Ills Dallas,Tex.; Sydney, N. S. W. LLOYD GRANT Lady Lake, HI*. 7.s6-33t



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Time 53 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and NEW YORK CHIRbESTQM HMD FIifltyDI UNEI.

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The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed -;

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

both ways :
From New York. From Jacksonville,
(Pier 29 K. R.) 8TKAMKR Florida.
Tuesday, AuI' 29th, atSeptigth.at 3 pm........"ALGONQUIN"..... .. Sunday Sept 3d, at 10.30 a m
Friday. Sept ut, at 3 pm..SHMINOLH..Thunday.SeJ>t 7th,at l.1Opm
Tuesday, Sept that 3 pm .........."CIIKKOKKIt"........ Sunday, Sept Loth. at i: oam
Friday, Sept 8th, at 3 pm......"ALGONQUIN,".........Thursday, Sept 14tb,at Sawara:
Tuesday. Sept 12th. at 3 pm ...... ..."SKMINOLK"........ Sunday Sept l7th.atloooam:
Friday, Septisth.at 3 pm..CJlHROKUU..Tbundar. Sept jutatijopm:
Tuesday 3 pm.-.ALGONQUIN..SundAr. Sept 24th,at :
Friday Sept 2x1.at 3 pm........ "SKMINOLK" ......?.Thursday Sept 29th, at bx 3:30am: o a m
Tuesday, Sept 26th, at 3 pm..CIIHROKHH. ....Sunday Oct ist, at 9: oam
VO..O&t8; Rate I ....... "........
Friday, Sept a9th, at 3 pm "ALGONQUIN, Thunday, Oct Sth, at l: opm
Between Jacksonville and New York: Pint-claw, $25.60; Intermediate $19.00; Excursion I.U.so;
Steerage $12.SO.

Jacksonville and Boston: Cabin $17.00; Intermediate $n.oo:-Excursion, $.47.J01i; Stt'erage.114.'S ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE.
The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointedjto sail as follows:

FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on

[Central or 90Meridian Time.] the St. Johns River.

City of Illrmlngham..................?........... ................. Friday Sept. Jlt, 9.00a.m ----
TaU.tia..e e.............................................u. .......... Sunday Sept. 3d n.ooa.m Steamer is appointed to nail as follows:
Nacoorhre... ... ..........,......................... ...............Tuesday, Sept. $th, l03op.m "
City or Augusta... ............................................... ...Friday, Sept. 8th, 4.00p.tu E1't.1acle,"
City of lUrmingharn........................... ....................Sunday, Sept. loth 5.30 a.ro .. Capt. W. A. SHAW.
Kansas City..................... ........... .........................Tuesday, Sept. lath, 7.oop.m
Nacooch ....................................... ................... ....Friday Sept. I5th, 9.00a.m Prom Jacksonville-Tuesdays and Saturdays at S.oo p.m.; returning,leave Sanford Thursdaysand
City of Augusta . . ......... ..? ............... ... ... ......Sunday, Sept. ijth, 10.30a m Mondays at s.oo a.m., and Enterprise at 5.30.
City of lllrmlngliam................................................Tuesday<< Sept. i9th, 12.30p.m General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St. JacksonvilleM.
Kansas City .. .............. ...... ......................... .....I'riday.S pt. 21, 3.oop.m ,
........ .. .. .... ...... If. CI/VDK Assistant Traffic Manager :5 Bowling Green, New York.
Naeoc ehpe. .?.. ... ..... ...... ... .... ... .. .. Sunday, Sept. 24th 4.00a.m
City of Augusta. .............. ..................................Tuesday, Sept. 26th, 5.30p.m TIIKO. T.. KilKIt, Traffic Manager S Bowling Green New York.
City of Hlrininshnm.............4............ .............. ..........TuesdaySept. 29th 8.00a.m .1..1. COLE, Fasneneer Agent 5 Howling Green, New York. '
P. M. IHONMOMiHU .Jr. Florida 83
Passenger Agent, West Bay Fla.
JOHN L. IIOWAKD Florida Freight Agent foot Laura Street,Ja st.'daCkJOnriltc.,
FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. J. LESLIE. Superintendent foot Laura Street,Jacksonville Fta.

CltJ'oral.ron.: .......................... ... ....... ...... .. ...Thunaday.Sept 7th, 3.oop.m WM. P. CLYDE & CO. Qen'l Agents
CiaCeClty.......................... .... ...... .. . ..... ...Thursday, Sept uth 8.ooa. m ,
City of Macon ..................... .......... .. .... .... ..........Thursday,Sept 21 st, 2.oop.m 12 Month l)*lawr.. Avrnii. rhllmlHphiii._A Howling Green, New York
(flat City................................ ............................Thursday,Sept aSth, 7.OOa. m
FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA.This President. VicePresident.H. .
( Ship does NOT' Carry Passengers.)
Cashier. Assistant Cashier.

Ilessoug... .............................. .............. ...............Monday, Sept 4th, 12.00 n'n CAPITAL $100,000.
.)>>.....oue .............................................. ............ .ThursdaySept 14th 8.00a.m
Dessoug ................................ .... ............ .................Sunday Sept 24th 4.ooa.m '


Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line), offer to thfTra..eUul Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and General'
Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.
Through Ticket of' Lading issued to principal points North Halt and Northwest via. Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE '
Savannah. For information and rooms apply to .
J. P. HKCKWITH. Sol. Agent W. II. LUCAS, Fla. Pass. A -- -- --- -- r
71 West Bay Street, Jacksonville. 71 West Bay Street Jacksonville INVITED.
R.. L. WALKER,Agent, C. G.ANDERSON Agent ---
New Pier No.35 North RJ..t1j New York. City Exchange Building, Sannnah. Ga. ii1 ccToiu4I
RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents.Lewis' Wharf Boston. John L. Marvin A. B. Campbell Chas. Marvin

W. L.J. I JAMES). HASH Agent AC.UN,it Eastern 8.Third Agent Street, Sav., Philadelphia., Fla. tic.Western Ry. Co., 261 Jas. P. Tallaferro, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald,
A.I eW.SAMPSON, General Agent W. K. ARNOLD Gen.Trav. Pass. Agt, Jacksonville, Fla. W. B. Clarkson, C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson
306 Washington at., Boston. W. H. RIII TT. General Agent, Dr. H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldffe.
For Tickets apply to s. P. & W.Railway office. 317 Broadway New York.
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a second about November 15, provided sufficient support is pledged and I desire to obtain tho opinion of growers of Florida oranges

warrant the chartering of two l first steamers now in viow. I par- as to tho advisability of doing this, and what support I can count

tioularly desire all fruit growers to write mo whether or not they will upon in tho event I do this. I shall be prepared to receivo the fruit

support the project to further direct shipments to England, as-it is in bulk or in field boxes and pack it up in tho best and most careful

necessary to have these promises in order to go ahead and definitely manner for tho account of tho growers.

arrange for the steamers. I request correspondence on tho above two points, as the time is

It is my intention this season to charter better steamers and inv very short for tho necessary {details for carrying out this project, most

prove on the details of the loading of the vessel, and also to have the vital to tho Florida growers in view of tho probablo orange crop that
proceeds of the sales in the hands of the shippers of lots of 100 boxes will have to be marketed this cOIning season.

and ovorndt later than three days after the fruit has been sold in ,
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rffi Extending southward from Jacksonville, excel!
in equipment and service, reach all 0. B. WEEKS, State Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.
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Lit on the following as tho best ,
tls.tr ? Orange Groves, Fruit Farms, suited to this climate: \

r Noma 0 a Vegetable Gardens, Jtrotrnatnl Jlnrml It'and lAYI1.nrnll!.'. J.. corks,
w (lolilcn 11'yntnlntn.Imllan.
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YOU 1 TIME, Y purclia ing tickets via. Jacksonville Tamja &
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SAVE I TRANSFERS AND free by mail, with other information of interest. to any address.

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