Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00301
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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: October 28, 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: UF00055765:00301
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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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K. lower, rablUliemnd Proprietor. JACKSONVILLE. FLA., OCTOBER 28, 1893. Whole No. 1203 Vol.NEW V.SERIES No. 43.

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An Incorporated Home Association of Orange (1 rowers for marketing", Florida Fruit to the
Now ready for delivery. best ah'antaKC.-AUTIlOUIZED CAPITA.fJUU.UJO.:
# BOX MATERIAL Exchange is fully prepared to euppboxes and paper. on
J?. N. PRICE, order.. Write for price list and terms.
Box 449, Orlando, Fla.
GEO. K.FAIHHANK8. President. D. OHF.RNLBAF. Vlce-Prcsldent.
1.V JIl/T/.VW :THKKS fOtt PJtODUVTlOX AND I'JIOFJT AL11KKT M.( IVE8.Gcn'l\ Mgr( and Treaa. M. P. TUHNB1L Secretary.ID .
: "ens-Goo.IL Fairbanks,AlachuB Co.; F.O. JlIIIlIraattord& Dr. .:. R. Pratt
1I1II100ro Co.; John 'abfan, Lake Co.; 111 Crutcher Orange iJo.: D. Greene af nuval Co;
Buy of the Well-Known, Reliable, Tenyears'testedGLEN u.)1. Uaer, Dural Co.; A. IJra1ly. nre'"ard CO.l. F. d.Sam ( Co 4.= V.11111yer.
Marion Co.; John )1. (Bryan.Osceola Co.: W'. g. tatanton.Putnam Co.; )1. cs.forcman 1L.
Co C. F. A. 'oluaia Co. lake Co.
Johns ; *Jiviujr ; UcnJ.DoWdi
ST. MARY NURSERIES. Address'all correspondence to the t.Exchange,Jacksonville,Fla. Stencils
with full packing and snipping instructions furnished on application.
PEARS,all kinds,immense block.: PIGS and MUUJKRRIKS.POMKGRANATKS. .
PEACHES 60 varieties new and old. .
PLUM"' best Japan and native sorts. CAMPHOR TRKKS. DO YOU GROW ORANGES
URAI>'>ItS,rood supply all leading kinds. RODUSTA.

CIIKHTNUT8..English Japan,Mammoth Japan and..,California.very fine. CITRUS R03U3,SO TRIPOLI nrieties ATA. If you do, you know that consignment 'means poor returns and a worse
We have other kinds-lots or them-write for what you want. future. We advise you to Roll on the tree or f. o.. b. ,
For five vcars of fruit have been sent, free of charge on application 11
and will be this year: but experience and information as to adaptability to Sell and Do Not Consign s ,'
your locality is worth much, Wo have discarded from our own orchards one ;
variety of which wo shipped 400 bushels in 1887, and this is but one of the hun
If cannot sell at home ship to us and we will sell for .
dreds of varieties tested. We have built our reputation on JIModt-come people you you. I-
I We sell DAILY for CASH and make returns on the day of sale.
Bav ,the finest. An Ex-Governor of Florida writes: "They are beauties and BO :admirably
packed as to shame a novice in the business, and even many who pretendto We turn your oranges into money in from three to five clays, while distant
be ox petta." commission men take 3 to 0 weeks.
Protnnt and careful attention to correspondence. Prices reasonable. Cataloguefree. Keep your fruit on the trees until the market is ready and then ship and! you
Address will always win.
Watch our daily bulletin in the Times-Unlon and when prices suit you ship..
Gr. I,. TABER, IleiPembcr that high quotations do not bring high prices when far away, but
Glen St. Mary\ Fla. with fruit. We have market for small lots and
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will always try to please you. Write for stencils.



FRUITS We re cctfully solicit shipments of Fruits and Vegetables.


and Invite correspondence on Markets and Prospects.
We reliable all If You Oni not
want agents at principal shipping points.

References by permission:-A. II. Ives, Esq., Jacksonville; National Shoo The Jacksonville fruit Auction [go..
and Leather Uank. New York; the Volusia County Bank, Do Land, Flo., and the \

Commercial.. Loan and. Trust Co.,Chicao>, .169 South..Water..St.
-- ---- -- -- --- Offers the Quickest and Most Reliable Means of Disposing -

Successful Orange GliottenS T !of Fruit

What fruit in the citrus line have for early shipping, and -
When fruit cannot be sold here at a fair price, will forward to best Easternor
does it pay? Western markets and sell at auction (only one commission) and make advancesof
You may not have thought of its Importance,but the Good Early Orange is tho'coUlloJ &0c to $1.00 per lox, on good fruit, here, as to general. condition of markets.
: orange, andBOONE'S Sale days Monday, Wednesday and Friday; returns made on day of sale.
EARLY LEADS THEM ALL #s For stencils and information address .

Not only in respect to earliness but quality. Get rid of somo of your old, unprofitable Thos. t: Towns fll'g'r.
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Fall is better than spring for successful budding. Fall buds start out'several I .
weeks earlier oil faster: harden and stand the cold better. .
I have a large: and well assorted up tock quicker of the choicest budded orange, lemon seed of the Genuine Bermuda Galon crop of 1893 will bo ready October1st
and grape fruit trees, and Send in your order now. We have both varieties, the White and Palo Red.

Will Sell You as Cheap as They Can Be Sold. Price per packet Cc; i oz., lbc1:; oz., 25c; } lb., 85c; lIb, $3.00,postpaid. .

Will send sample of early oranges on receipt of 8 cents to pay postage. H. 0. HASTINGS AND CO., SEEDIMEN,

C. A. BOONE, Agent, I.nterlaol"1en. Plc. tI

Semi-Tropical fiursei'ies ... .... ... Orlando, pla. :? 40 page Illustrated Catalogue free. ..





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Surely effective and cheapest material offered for the destruction of insects. Its proper use will kill tho spider rust mite, nnguill -
l lula, moving scale and fungus growths. It is a sure remedy for tho "foot-rot" and the "blight" of tho orange and tho wilt of tho pineapple.
It will not only prevent tho oranges from rusting, but will greatly improve tho classification of tho fruit.
Spraying outfits in great variety at manufacturers1 prices. f* j8 |kjj
; Correspondence solicited. "' *% E A 1 1 H

:* Jacksonville. Fla.



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

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

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

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

given perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application.

For Rust Mite use one quart to fifty gallons of water. When used at this strength the trees should be sprayed forth

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

it is better and cheaper to use the Insecticide at full strength, viz.: One gallon of solution to So gallons of water, ai the
fumes from the Insecticide will kill the Rust Mite even if the solution should not happen to touch them. In using the

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

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

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

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

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

Spraying Apparatus furnished to our customers at

& MILLER San Mateo and Citra, Fla.


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The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South

The attention of shippers I is directed to the Plant S.9.Line between Havana, Key Wet and Tampa, and South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford;8.,V.&W.Ry.between Jacksonville: ,
{ nalnesville. Bainbridge, Hirer Junction and Savannah;Savannah and Charleston,,and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah Philadelphia, Boston and New York, and Merchants and Miners
Transportation Company between Savannah and Baltimore. The best equipped,fastest and most prompt lines between all points in Florida and all points North and Northwest.
Ilerelver and Shipper Will 1'rofltby the Following Unparalleled Connection
Double daily fast freight service for all points West via Albany Jesup, Bainbridge and Double daily fast freight service from all points North and West via Albany, Bainbridge,Jesap
ftavannah. and Savannah to all points in Florida; fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville,Callahan -
Daily fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior and and Live Oak.
Coast: points,including New York:Boston Philadelphia,Baltimore,Washington and Providence. Pour ship a week by the fleet steamship of the Ocean Steamship Company sailing from New
Four connections a week. for New York via Ocean Steamship Company,leaving Savannah Mon York(New Her 33 North River)direct for Savannah Monday, Wednesday, Fridays and Satur
days. )' and Saturdays. days.
Two connections' a week for Baltimore,via Merchants' and Miners' Transportation Company, The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company steamer will leave Boston every Thursday
leaving Savannah every Wednesday and Saturday.; 3 p.m.for Savannah direct making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight trains for
Connections for Boston via Boston and Savannah Steamship Company, leaving Savannah every au points in Florida.
Thursday From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co.,for Savannah October 19th and*th and every tea
Connections for Philadelphia every ten days via Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah days thereafter.
October 04th. From Baltimore via Merchant and Miners', Transportation Co., every Tu* day and Friday,
Sailing: days for Steamships are subject change without notice making close connection with 8.,F.&W.Ry.for all point in Florida.

The Florida Dispatch Line.It the quickest and best freight route from all points North, East and West to Florida. For full particulars, rates,stencils and shipping
reeelpts apply to any agents of the above lines,or to
0. D. OWENS,Traffle Manager Savannah,Go. F. 11. PAPY,Division Freight AgentJ3avannah, Ga.V.. M. DAVIDSON, Oen'l Passenger Agt.,Jacksonville, 71a
F." 8. KNIGHT, Contracting Freight Agent,Jack>nvill,Fla J. U. STEPHENS, Contracting Agent Jacksonville, Fla.



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NOTICE we most emphatically deny, and claim to a firm and advancing market than I' yond the real selling period, rather

If you receive a copy of this that all attempts at organization and a small number of holders each.having'' than of selling too soon; the producerwho

paper which you did not order, co-operation for the purpose of con a large product. Large: aggregations always waits (for the top sells oft-

consider it an invitation to sub trolling the price are time and money of a. product always give prospective I,, ener at the bottom. When a productsells

scribe. If you do not want it, thrown away. buyers an exaggerated idea of the size freely at a market price it is fre

kindly hand it to a neighbor. "We are apt to think of the marketas of that product. This principle has : quently interpreted as the sign or precursor

the slave; ourselves the masters. almost daily proof in the great grain : of an advance and held beyond

The Markoting of Fruits. This is entirely a false position, as the and produce exchanges of the country I the selling period.

Mr. A. G. Freeman read a very very reverse is true. The market where the statement of a large visible i "With these few thoughts as to

sensible paper before the California value of a product is governed by laws supply always reduces the price anda I what the market price really is, or

State Horticultural Society, from and principles which work as surelyas statement of a small supply advancesthe what makes it, we will turn our attention

which we make liberal extracts: those that govern the planets, and price. It is also generally the case I to the servants of the market-

"\Vho or what makes the marketcan woe to him or them who act contrary j where there are many sellers there are the middlemen-as we call them, or

control the price of that product to these laws 'few buyers; the healthy market is brokers. The people who find the

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prices of a product? We admit that I "The successful trader is not the where but a limited supply in comparison product (for selling and obtain the .

-, manufacturers of a certain article master of the market, but its most I to the demand is offered at most favorable buyers for it. These

which goes into general consumption, 1 fawning slave, ever ready to antici I I anyone time. The conclusion is, men ;are up to date a necessity; they

in other words, a necessity', may control pate its slightest whims; hence we are I that small individual holdings of any are in business because the demandsof

the price to a certain extent, by apt to overrate the influence of the product with but limited offerings at trade have called them. It has

manufacturing just so much as con. seller or middleman-large operatorsor anyone time are more conducive to been found cheaper so far in the exchange

sumers need. This involves controll-! combinations organized to control. a firm and advancing market than I of most articles for the midit .
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made so far to get rid of them would have accomplished what I JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
has been the creation of other middle. sired as near as it is possible ,
men, more often of two in place of without the loss of his fruit
everyone displaced."As leaves of his trees would now GROCERS AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS
any food product increases in the more fresh and healthy ( ,
middlemen ----DEALERS IN----
volume, the profits to the spraying. JAMES
the wholesale and retail grocers de. P. S.-I leftaman to do some Coal Hay Grain Wines Liquors Cigars Tobacco Etc.
crease, or in other words, when any ing in my rose nursery for any
food product increases in volume to that might be preying on them. SAOJCSONVILLE.. --IrXA.I'IucI .
that extent that its use becomes gen he was done with the nursery .
eral, the natural competition among daughter had him spray some PttrkerOrange....................................si 75' J.Martin Hye............. ....... .....S 00
wholesale and retail reducesthe bushes the house VaUe)'........................... :3 00 Virginia (Hades .............. ......... 4 00
grocers by SprlncaUe7...... ..................... :3 fiO I.Old llourbon........................... & OO
profit to the minimum. For in wnich he nearly ruined. The North Carolina Corn................... 3 00 Kentucky Hour Marsh .... ......u.... & 00
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raisins used for burned off and much Clifton Club ..... .......... .... Out taker .. 5 00
stance: When are a were Montrose Velvet................,.000
dessert fresh or sold as a confectionout young wood killed. Jug Kxtra: One gallon, 250.; two gallon,500.; three gallon,750. Remit(by post office money
of a fancy package containing an ... order check or registered letter. We cannot ship C.O. D. to dry towns.A .
complete price list of Groceries and Wine List,sent free on application.
expensive lithograph, they are classedas Picking and Packing
a luxury and sold at a large marginof Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.

profit by all dealers through whose It is to be understood that

hands they pass; but when they are say applies to groves on the ltAlE GEORGE QU: SERIES.
put into common cotton or jute bags{; pine lands. We take for granted
and sold as an ordinary article of daily the grove was judiciously planted and grapefruit Write to trees.W. W. Hawkins & Sons for their new catalogue of orange, lemon

food to working men and women, the trimmed so that it will get all Our Specialties arc: Ruby Orange, Triumph Grapefruit and Sanford's
margin of profit is extremely small. vantages of the sun and yet Thornless Sicily Lemon, tho latter declared' by experts In California to be tko
This holds good with any food article subject to the sunburn and finest lemon yet brought to the notice of the growers there, analyzing higher in
under like conditions. A fancy pack of the bark on the southwest quantity and quality of acid than any other variety.
age invites fancy prices; a large pack which injures so many trees '"V. '2T. I-InJc:11"1H: & SOI"1S,

age, especially with dried fruits, tends I II six or seven feet high.As Goorl.rcfO'YVr19- FILa.......- --- -"' .
to induce larger sales and conse : rule do
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quently greater consumption." pick oranges in the best way. Standard Guano & Chemical M'f'g' Go
is, we do not work to our best
and in the
economy saving No. H Union St. Neiu Orleans La.
and ,
C rove Orchard There can be no iron clad rule
down in setting a day or date to -* MANUFACTUBEIIS OF fc- .
High Grade Animal Bone Fertilizers
Tampering With Oranges. mence picking. In my ,
Hditor Partner and Frolt-Grower: have found that when we have MADE FROM PUKE
One of my neighbors has a fine crop of oranges there is a call for Raw and Dissolved Animal Bone.
his he estimatedat hands than we can get; and all CU R NTEEC.
orange grove; crop
2,000 boxes, and fruit fine, mostly know that if we wait in the OSCAR H. NOLAN, State Agent.
bright and even size, some trees of the picking until the Jacksonville, Fla. ,
little rust. He all ripe on one tree those
though showing a any
Send to Hastings & Wylie, Intorlachcn, Fla., for their new catalogue of
of the trees will ripen
thought to give the trees a finishing tops a
touch, and after consulting one of erable in advance of the rest deep"I The Interlachen Nurseries and Rose Gardens,
our experienced grove men as to the tree.
best insecticide for rust, he applied Oranges on the tops of the Containing a classified list ofChoice
btsulphate of soda; using eight poundsof may be picked at least two Citrus Fruits, rears, Peaches, Plums, Grapes, etc.,
the soda and one quarter pound of sooner than those on the lower Together with the choicest selection ofBUDDED
arsenate of lime to fifty gallons of The limbs in the tops of : I I ROSES f -
the trees thoroughly. stand in the shape of your
water, spraying up To be found in the State. We have- purchased of II. G. listings; & Co., the
He now estimates his loss in crop of when you point your fingers up Interlachen Rose Gardens, and largely) added to tho stock of Budded Itoses adapted
oranges at 900 boxes and the trees little spread. The tops of the to Florida-Grevillcas, Camphor ana other trees-and connected the same with
badly injured, many of the young have the advantage of the other ; our general! Nurseries. For full description and for catalogue, address
limbs killed and often the trees. The the sun and air pass freely I-Ins1:1nus; & uW'3.r11osIntoriciolhcsn
leaves the larger portion,have dropped. them and ripen the fruit in FJ.n.
Alain in the last FARMER AND of that lower down. ., -
FRUIT GROWER is a paragraph taken The lower limbs of a tree Dandy Garden Plow.
have made least half :
from another paper as to the wonders oranges at ". "
that have been done by the use of size may be compared to your ',f." '"
this same formula of soda and lime hands, one laid on the other,
by C. W. Butler, spraying his orange fingers pointing down and
trees to "sweeten the fruit," with remarkable gether. As the season
results as was the case with the oranges increase in weight .... :f ..1
my neighbor. I saw the grove yesterday lower limbs get closer together .' ','"-,.J>i'.; -." -
-a sad sight. Wherever the the fruit on the under side .
solution had settled in drops on the less access to the sun and air.
orange it had burned it and made a after the oranges that are well

rotten spot, as also where it had set. at the top have been removed, .
tied on a leaf it had burned and killedit. with those around the sides i
most advanced, the other oranges 4
I have used bisulphite: of soda for a better chance to grow and

scale on young trees, a pound to ten so as to make fine, merchantable ,.'"...
gallons water (without the arsenate of This will make two pickings
lime) with best results. I use it on tree and that is just what we are

mealy bug on pineapple plants, the -to prolong the work, saving at .
same strength, and a few times I triedit two weeks in the start and t..,. ..,, 't4J )-; a, .
double strength and it cleared off pace, step by step, with the ..... ? "' ".'
the bugs with no injury to the plants. of the crop.I ":\,.\. .. '
well of it insecticide butI right into the .wi"..,,".....4b"
I think as an put my oranges -- ...''II., "'---.
found years ago in using paris greenon boxes, looking them over Irv
apple trees that care must be taken keep out specked or thorned This Plow is constructed almost entirely of iron; Is very strong, durablo and yet
in the of such poisonous leaves and trash. Haul them light, weighing only 22 pounds. The high wheel makes it of very light draft.
use any
Tho use of this implement makes gardening pleasant and pro tabTe. With it.a
do let them lie
drug.I as picked; not man can do a man's work and half the work of a horse. We furnish with this
think if my neighbor had used hot in the sun. Spread plow a sweep and a turn-shovel as well as the bull tongue ebown in the cut. Man
only one half the soda-leaving out slatted shelves in a cool : ufacturer's price, $5.00. Price with the paper,$4.75, or given as a premium for five
entirely the arsenate of lime, he house, not over three oranges now subscribers.

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and let the breeze blow freely through of them are like a young wasp, much There are colored families here jury, even including the thorned
the house. Oranges should never larger when first hatched than they where the man earns $7.50 and his fruit, will not exceed five per cent....
"sweat," as it is called; that is, they will ever be again. wife $3 or $4 a week, as they get $i -.. ..
should not be piled in such bulks withso The people are not opposed to im a day lor washing etc., and often a A Now Pear >,
little access of air that their own migration: and welcome all who wishto very short day, and yet they live in a Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower:
. moisture will accumulate on their come; but they are not willing; to hovel with untidy surroundings and I send you a pear by this mail. It
surface in drops. They should be pay anything to induce any one to are always "hard up," while white is about a month later than the Kief--
spread thin enough so that all this come. man would keep himself and fer and in the opinion of those who
moisture will pass away in an invisible DeSoto county has all kinds of wife and probably two or more children have tasted itmuch superior in quality.
exhalation. When oranges "sweat"it lands and fine timbers; pine, yellow cleanly and decently at least on Last year ((1892)) when four years old
is a very good evidence that theyare and pitch, cypress, hickory, elm, the same sum, and some very good the tree bore eight pears. This year
piled too thick together. water and live oak, and others; managers would save something every when five years old it bore twenty
As the juice of the peel comes out lands for oranges, lemons, etc.; vegetable week and lay it aside so that if sick four, averaging over one pound. The
in the curing process the watery part farming, cane, rice, grazing. ness came they would not be destitute tree is dwarfish in size, but thrifty
of it is evaporated while the gummy lands to suit anything that grows and wholly dependent on charity. and healthy, and holds its leaves until -
part dries up on the rind and makesit there. Tobacco and large field crops, frost. I do not know its ancestryor
slightly sticky. This thin depositof It is claimed by some that in a (few where negro labor is absolutely neces origin further than that in the
gum should be wiped off with a years there will be an over productionin sary, cannot be grown profitably spring of 1889 we received from a
damp cloth, often renewed. Oranges oranges, which may be unless we where such wages as we have to pay California( nursery company several
should never be boxed up until they have a duty on foreign oranges. Butso rule, especially where this labor, as a thousand seedling pear trees to be
have lain and cured at least fortyeighthours long' !; as oranges will bring fifty usual thing, will not work faithfully used by us as stocks for grafting. We
and more than that if the weather cents per crate on the tree, there is unless watched all the time. It is selected a few of the handsomest little
is at all damp and muggy. In fact, money in them.It for such causes as these that there has trees and set them in our experiment
nothing can induce me to cut oranges is not every one who plants outa been so little attention paid to field orchard. One of these bore the pear
in damp weather at all. Oranges grove that makes a success, as crops, none to tobacco and sugar I send you. There can be no doubt
once thoroughly cured and wiped everyone has a different: theory and cane, and the products of east Lake but the tree is a great bearer, and perfectly -
clean will then pass through damp does not profit by the experience of county are restricted almost to or- adapted to the soil and climateof
weather very well; but to pick themin those who have made groves. Mr.J anges. the south half of the Gulf States
damp weather is risky. R. Baldwin says the easiest moneyhe Again, with tobacco the hands and north half of Florida.
R. l\ ever made was from oranges, and must be ready for a call at any hour, The question to be determined is,
Polk County. he uses commercial fertilizer, which and here the colored man lives at is the fruit of sufficiently good quality?
.. ........
----- costs him ten cents a crate. He hasa home and goes to his work, often a Our people think it a better eating
DoSoto County. fine grove and a splendid crop,' all mile or two daily. We want different pear than either LeConte, Garber or
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower bright. If a man wishes to engage in and reliable labor before we can Kieffer. Will you kindly give the
Our section has, up to the present, growing wheat, peaches, apples, succeed with this crop. public your opinion through the columns
escaped the storm. The orange trees pears, etc., he need not come here; it There is one matter, however, of of the F. &
are loaded with oranges, and they are oranges, come; this is the home of which Eustis is justly proud and thatis F.VI.. JENNINGS.
one month sooner in ripening this the orange. her fine educational facilities ThomatviUc. Ga.
season than last year. The crop is F. C. M. BOCGESS. well graded high school with five The specimen sent was of a clear,
no larger, though the oranges are ...-..f-- .- .
teachers and about 130 scholars, light, solid russet; extra large; flesh
smooth and much brighter. Outlook In Lako County. which will increase rapidly as winter white, crisp, very juicy, of a fine and
There have been no buyers around. Editor Farmer and Fruil-Grvwer approaches-and a school year of nine silky texture. wholly free from "sand"
The growers hold their oranges atseventfive The storm of the nth and 12th, months, i. e., irom the first Monday or grains. This one was fresh pluckedfrom
cents per crate on the while doing apparently little damageto in September to the last Friday in the tree, and probably would
trees. Packing houses are being buildings, did level fences and May; thence the Eustis Seminary, by have become even more mellow, butit
erected throughout the county, saying trees promiscuously and in this vicinity Prof. Byron F. Marsh, A. Mr:, whence was already mellower. than the
much expense in hauling. Mr. fully one fourth of the crop of
young men and women are prepared Kieffer ever becomes. In structural
Ed. Thomas has a splendid packing oranges is on the ground, and it is for any walk in life. characteristics it is superior to the
house and a .good gang of men who not yet possible to tell the full injury, Our three churches arc well attended Kieffer, and in flavor about equal.
are experts In putting up oranges. as much fruit is probably thorned and each has its different lay We imagine it would not be.quit? as
He has shipped two carloads to Chi which will net show for some time, so
work for the building up of the king rich as the Kieffer when cooked, butit
cago and others are shipping to NewYork. that we may estimate the damage dom of Christ.. would be more popular in the mar.
done to the orange crop at from 25 to
ket. If Mr. does
There is not a more quiet and at Jennings not object,
The Peace River Valley oranges 33 per cent. least moral we suggest that it should be named for
externally more com-
cannot be excelled in the United Some are collecting these green limo >
States, and the lands are well adaptedto drops and shipping them, which is an munity in our land than here in -' ...
inexcusable Eustis, even if, as some contend, it is Whore Artesian Wells Will
the growing of oranges free from entirely attempt to giveour Pay.
dieback, scale, foot-rot or, in fact, Northern neighbors an attack of rather too "sleepified. It is not Mr. B. Partridge, of Jacksonville,
any disease, and less commercial f fertilizers colic, as well as tending very materially once in a quarter of a year that a who is an expert artesian well borerof
are used than in any other to degrade the price of the pres- drunken person is seen, and then many years' experience, contributesa
county in Florida. ent crop. But the fool killer has not generally some colored boy, and pro. brief article to the November number -
The most solid men, not in debt yet reached the orange growers of (fane and obscene language isas scarceas of Florida Life, in which he statesan
and with no mortgages hanging over Florida, or such tricks would not be in any place your correspondentever important lact. He says: "Our
fact it is fine moral
them, are those who have bearing contemplated.Eustis lived. In a work has been pretty well scattered
orange groves. The silver questiondoes is gradually making her way community; perhaps if there was a lit. through Florida, and our experienceis
not have any interest to them, and would progress saltum if the tie more of the "old Nick" in the or- that the water can be tapped in any
except to sell their oranges for plenty people had the "hang together" quality dinary Eustisite the town would progress locality, but as its head is about 65
of it. of the Western States and Territories more-and as for orange groves, feet above tide, it will not flow above
The acreage planted in vegetablesthis and the determined (pluck and the whole county is "orange," and that elevation, but the water can be
of the of the and '6os the lower lands and some good pine in above "
season will be greatly increased energy days 505 pumped any quantity that.
beans, tomatoes, cucumbers and on the Pacific coast. lands grow very good vegetables.Last That is to say this sheet of subterranean
melons. Crops were good of corn, One mistake made here when east season 50,000 boxes of oranges water which seems to prevail
peas, and rice, and the cane crop is Orange county was first settled was in and a good many thousand crates of throughout the State and which flows
splendid, the best in years; the sweet the rate paid for native labor. As beans, tomatoes, cabbage and such down from the slopes of theApalachians
potato crop is also much better than that class of labor so necessary hereis truck: went hence to tickle the palatesof in North Georgia or some other rtmote
for years. very much higher than to the northof our Northern neighbors at a time source, is only 65 feet above sea level.
There are thousands of acres of us, some industries, such as to. when they were fast in Jack's icy At a point 100 feet above sea level
land, heavily timbered, that is as bacco, cotton, and even plantationson clutches and it will be so again and for instance, no depth to which the
good for oranges and farming as that a large scale, cannot be attempted, again. COR. well might be i bored would bring the
now planted, and it can be bought because growers must do almost all Ku tU, 1'1. water nearer to the surface than 35
much cheaper, as the great boom the labor themselves, as it will not Our correspondent .probably placesthe feet. This is what Florida lacks In
that struck us on the advent of the pay to give the high wages demanded. damage from the storm too high. having no mountains.
Florida Southern Railroad, in specu to the indolent and shiftless coloredmen. An eyewitness who afterward looked --...S.*. ----
Jation, has subsided. We find thts so common as to through several roves stated in our Mend the torn pages of books with
The towns had the boom, and some be almost the universal complaint. office that he believed the entire in white tissue paper and good paste., ,




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J1llD ''tl\tI iE cause they did not ww the spring ryp. An Ounce of Fact Worth a Poundof that not more than one-fifth the usual
FJ1I\'dE] The true Florida rye is a great and rapid Fiction. amount of foreign hay will be bought
-"'"'-" grower; as many as forty-two heads have
l been known to grow from single; kernel, Editor Partner and Fruit Grower: injlnterlachen! the coming winter. The
Timely Work. and twenty to twenty-live heads! aro com An ounce of prevention is worth abound farmers and fruit growers are learning
CELEJIY-May! still. be sown for the table mon. of cure, and an ounce of fact: is how not to pay tribute to the North.
but it is rather Into to wow for market ------ worth a pound of fiction. I recently We need more public spirited legis
unleKs ono iA i prewired to irrigate. If so,
Florida Syrup. lators and railroad commission
a \
one may keep the plants from going to wrote a friend who had been lured ;
eml! in iho and market it IJditor Farmer and Pntit-Grcwer : from Florida to California by golden need as cheap transportation per mileas
before the Northern article comes on Having had some experience in the visions, that it was annoying to me to California gets; we want competitive
even in May and June. AM this fallteems manufacturing of cane syrup in Louis see oranges;: at the Columbian Exposition railways into the State, and, after
likely to bo wet, it had tatter be iana.. Georgia and Florida, I think I by the tens of thousands in con demonstrating the possibilities of the
sown in boxes or beds that can bo covered
from the rain Sow the feed on the know something of the business. If trast with one little dishful as Flori State, we want men with sufficient gray
surface of a deep mellow, rich l bed, and it is managed right from the field to da's display, when I knew that Flori matter and money to make known
keep( them wet liy means of wet gunny the barrel, it will not only retain its da marketed two to three times as that there is but one Florida, and that
Hacks laid on the ground until just before flavor, but improve as it gets older, many oranges as California, and in Florida is a place where one can
they sprout Shade for a few days,gradually lengthen his life live in comfort and
accustoming them to the sun unless one has a different taste from quality the latter was nowhere. But ,
TURNiiv.-Sow{in drills eighteen inches mine. Honey improves with age, and California spent her hundreds of thousands make money.
apart, in mellow land, and linn the oil! when it begins to granulate it is at its in displaying and advertising her GEO. W. IIASTINGS.
well over them by treading or rolling best, so with cane syrup. But honey products, and used the money ot her Intorlachen Fla. .
* CARROTS.-Same treatment as for tur- loses its new, sharp taste; so does victims liberally to continue the decep Non-Citrus .
nips. An excellent feed for cows in the Crops.
tion. That the best of California
spring. syrup.If product Editor Fanner and Fruit Grower:
DEBTS-Are, like cabbagi, a safe but the manufacture of the syrup is was the money left there by the The production from the ground of
not highly profitable crop. Plant now for not managed nicely and cleanly it cannot deceived visitors. things useful to mankind is unquestionably
home USl'Lnoxt month for the Northern I an extract from a communication -
market The tunlip.rlJotccl'nrjetlus are be made to keep good long. quote the broad and unfailing basisof
.' for the South. Iced Egyptian: Boiling is for the purpose of separate in response to my letter: "Cali prosperity. When the producersof
Turnip, Early Blood Turnip and fta&auo ing the impurities of the raw material fornia, it is true, spares no expense to the country prosper the whole country -
are recommended. Iteets require} a deep) (from the saccharine matter; therefore get up another boom, but the State is is prosperous. Here in Floridatoo
rich, mellow toil; they are gross feeders it prevents the decomposition if made becoming hopelessly involved in con. little attention is given to agriculture

but and not liko coarse plenty and of 8tm nitrogenous wy. Oetnler manure recommends ., right and well skimmed during the sequence, as individuals are strugglingunder and gardening, which is but intensified .
twelve bushels of Kilt per acre, process of boiling. That, I think, is mortgage indebtedness they can agriculture. The papers of
and Director I Deltas got good results from the cause of so much mean syrup in never hope to overcome only by selling the State are, I think, remiss in their
the use! of salt< If for hand-culture sow, Florida and South Georgia. A great out at boom prices. The mort- duty in not giving more attention to,
the seed in drills a foot to eighteen inches is concerned in keeping
majority of the syrup makers use the eaeee un high lor more practical information in respect -
nj art; if for horse-culture, thirty to thir- old time boilers which fit prices also, having in most cases loaned
ty-eix inchen. Hear in mind that each ( are only to to the best modes of growing;
grain contains several distinct seeds. boil cow feed in, as syrup should not more money than the property will crops other than oranges. Thoughthe
Soak the need in warm water twentyfourhours be cooked in anything but copper or bring to day. Such a patient peopleas orange crop is large and steadily
frequently renewing; but take care zinc), and boil the skimmings into the they are out here! There never increasing yet the orange crop is after
that it does not become sour. An aero was a State more under ring rule, and ,
syrup; which will hasten its 'fermentation : all but a mere drop in the bucket in
will require) from four to eight pounds, and it is fit when taxes exorbitantly high, and assessments -
according to the dihtanco of the drills not to eat comparison with the other resourcesof
apart. new. for keeping avenues sprinkledfor Florida. This is a fact that shouldbe
LETTUCE.-Sow only for local market In this warm climate it is hard to miles out are borne very patiently.Still borne in mind and much greater
and table as )'ct. There is a limited demand get it boiled down to the right consistency there begin to be mutterings that attention be given to the developmentof
for it in the North all winter for
foretell unrest. We have lovely drives
without its graining too soon. the great agricultural capabilities
decorating tables, but this requires fancy
culture. Drop a few seed l in hills nine When people buy syrup they do not and everything seems prosperous on I of the State. The people should pro
inches apart, and when well established want wet sugar. I am convincedthat the surface to intending settlers, but duce the most of what they need in
thin to one plant in a hill. the evaporator excels the kettle, we have been here long enough to the way of eatables and thus stop the
PE i .-In protected localities, or in and I do not mean the self-skimmer, learn the true state of affairs, and we immense importations. Make com
South: Florida, look and jxriatoes. may lie either, as the skimming can be best know they do not make the money to fortable homes and productive farms
planted out for drainage for "
now. keep up all this show. the rule instead
these na for all other crops this year, especially accomplished by hand and demandsthe the exception and
if the land is heavy, for the indi. ever-watchful eye and ready handof I send this extract to TilE FARMER'; there would soon be no need of trying
ratious arc for a wet winter. the operator. Even to stop the AND FRUIT GROWER hoping the FlorIda to attract settlers. They could not be
TOMATOI-In South Florida, where regular flow of syrup from the pan fora reader will realize that the contrast kept out of the State; they would flock
frost is not to be apprehended, tomatoes, few minutes to allow it to cook between the possibilities of their own here by thousands.
egg plants plants,may cucumbers: be town, beans now.and all tender -! more will seriously effect its keeping State and those of California is not so As a recent correspondent said in

HVR.-Kyo is particularly adapted to qualities, as it then mingles with the great as the inducements portrayed in substance, while there may not be any
this State as it will grow where neither scum. Old barrels should never be extravagant displays at .fairs and in too much said about the orange there
wheat nor oats will make a crop and. e. used, but get new cypress barrels that I expensive advertising would indicate. ts by far too little said about growing
pedally on windy soil Mr.I N. ooJ.1 have not been wet even with water; I;I What Floridians need is to demonstrate things to eat. Much more definite
worth, an authority, gays that only the then boil the syrup to the right thick i I the capabilities of their soil and information is needed with regard to

spring our winters or Florida are too rye mild should to give be sown a rest, as, ness and you will have good syrup fora climate and the possibility of( the support growing things in the garden and alsoin
which all winter grains !('em to require. long time. M. of man and beast-horses, cows the field. Now disappointment
Many hare failed to get good results be. Clermont, Fla. and hogs-on pine lands. I am told usually attends the first efforts to grow



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things and those that hive had yearsof miscuous crossing without knowingthe have to separate our young cockerelsat It was born in them generations back

experience are not always as sue- results should not be attempted by the tender age of two months on and cannot be overcome or compro

cessf ul as they should be to make their anyone unless he has a good knowl account of their precocious attentionto mised, as the novelist, Harding, says:
efforts profitable. In edge of the business. the hens while
past years you our pullets usually "When the rain has fallen on the Upper Nile,
gave monthly very useful and practical From all the combinations the chicks lay at the age of four months, and You can't dam the river at Cairo."

directions regarding growing things from Indian Games and Light Brah- keep hard at work all during the fall The Leghorn is no longer in its

and I, for one, greatly regret to see mas did the best; and the next best and early winter months when eggs swaddling clothes, however, but has

those useful directions conspicuous by crop was the Indian Game and Gold are highest, trying to pay for the feed made its reputation. It has many

their absence. There is no danger of Wyandotte, etc. For Florida we of the whole flock, and if the weatheris life long admirers and will ever fill a

too much or too practical advice in would recommend the Indian Game at all mild, don't fall far short. conspicuous position in the poultry

these matters. If you and other edi and Golden Wyandotte as best suitedto To see the Leghorn in its gloryone world, for all who have ever given

tors would turn over a new leaf in this our climate. must see them on the farm where them a fair trial must admit that they

matter, I believe you would give great Speaking of this cross and describ- they can roam over the wide fields will lay more eggs and have more

satisfaction to the majority of the read ing the results he says: "In plumageand and through the densest thickets. deviltry to the square inch in them

ers. In the North where the cultivators appearance most like the Golden They are then by all means the most than any other breed on earth.H.D. .

have hundreds of years of prac Wyandotte, marking's uniform, fairly industrious and diligent foragers Nocckel.

tical experience as a guide the hardy, quick, active and plump at any known. Many times have I watched -----..-

agricultural papers are full of articles age. Disposition rather excitable. i them when they have been liberatedin Chemical and Barnyard Manures.It .

designed to show the best ways of Cockerels much larger than pullets, the morning. See how eagerly has been chemical

growing things; how much more important but slight loss among the chickens." they start off on a half trot, usually in that urged against render the soil
it is here in Florida where the The heaviest cockerels were from groups of four or six. Should therebe manures in they while
experience ol the settlers is very lim. the Indian Game and Golden Wyandotte a thicket or woods near by they poorer organic matter farmyard -
has the
ited, that the press should point out cross-dressed 6 lb. n oz., will work for hours hunting for slugs, but it manure has been shown reverse effect Mcr-,
by Joulie (
the true ways to successful culture. shrinkage IS per cent., while the In etc and their plumage being a rusty
SHERMAN ADAMS. dian Game and Light Brahmas showed brown they seldom fall prey to hawks, cure Scientiflque, Supplement du
Gabriella, Fla. 19 per cent. shrinkage.The or in fact any of the other enemies of Scientifique, June, 1892,)
Our has been in the that the more abundant harvests pro-
correspondent opinions of poultry judges, for the
poultry, they are ever on
duced the of chemical
State half a score of if we are by use manures
years veteran breeders and market men alert and and
are as wary agile as
not mistaken; and he ought to be ableto were sought as to the relative valuesof any of the wild birds. I have seen leave a large proportion of residues in
instruct others in details. Our columns roots and otherwise in the soil, and
the different crosses for table pur them startled by some unnatural
are open to all communications poses and the unanimous opinion was noise when they would instinctivelysquat consequently that there is no impover-

giving practical helps and hints in the that an Indian Game cock crossed on flat on the gryund, but only fora ishment, but an increase in the quantity

art of cropping.; any of Wyandottes was most de moment, when, with a shriek, they of organic matter.
By the use of chemical manures
sirable.As make a bee line for the nearest fenceor
each ingredient can be adjusted to the
half( the stock raised on an egg barn, thus warning the entire flock
JPoul of
the which
lf1. farm will be cockerels, which shouldbe of the enemy's approach. requirement crops,
is the with
ously not case natural ma.
""""" marketed at the roaster andas
age I have heard complaint that the while Ville has shown Ville
Edited by E.W.AMSDEN, Ormood, Ft*. the hens, according to best authorities nures, ( on
.... percentage of cockerels in hatching Artificial Manures translated W.
"" --- -"""- by
should also, to get the most
Leghorns is usually more than half, Crookes that than
Experiments in Crossing.The profitable results be marketed after p. 103)) more one-
be and being small they realize but small third of the nitrogen contained the
space we occupy cannot
the first season of laying and before
sums when marketed as broilers. latter is lost the soil of
better filled than by giving the reportof to on account
the moulting season of the second
year, Now this is
undoubtedly true, and no the which
Samuel Cushman, of the Rhode decomposition the manure
it will be
seen that marketable qualitiesas
Island Experiment Station. .. one will claim that for flesh this breed must first undergo before it can
well as hardiness not be secondary
may .
His report is taken (from the Amer- to the egg-producing ranks with many others, as the constant exercise any beneficial action. The

ican Fancier; as it occupies more thana qualities in stock greatest kept for -produc- activity and drain of egg production cost of carriage and distribution on
egg makes the hens wiry and the land is also favorable
page we will not try to give it in full lion. E. W. A. to em-
but what our readers will be most in -- coarse at even one year of age. ployment ot chemical manures.-
terested in.Mr. The Little Brown Leghorn.In The delicate pencilings of the hen Gardeners' Chronicle. *
and the rich colors of the cock's plumage I
Cushman is experimenting on a recent issue Trixie, "the chick. I
the practical side of( the poultry ques en crank," pays the following little have many admirers, but the F LORI DA'S adrantagea for mall investment*,
real "Real 1 K tate Arcadia, Fla.
beauty a thoroughbred Leg see Journal
tion for the benefit of the left-handed the
agriculturalclass. compliment to Leg f i.oo per year: sample,with state map to cent
His first experiment has been horn: \Vhile we feel deucedly 'blue' horn hen is her brilliant red. large, __ .-2J-UIG

with thoroughbred fowls, crossed, to after our Christmas festival, we are overhanging comb and wattles, her FANCY PIGY.ONS-BoulhtlOld.hdrscbaa d
white ear lobes and above all her for what you want. Stamp for reply
see what the results will be as egtf glad we can perceive no perceptible LLOYD GRANT, Lady Lake. Fla 7- *-jit
__ ______ _____
symmetrical, sprightly carriage. 0
producers and market wellas difference in the conduct of
poultry as our Leg ANIMAL )!HAL makes hens lay. Write to K.
did When at liberty they are extremely Orrooud, .for information.
to hardiness and fertility of eggs. horns-they not go on a Christmas ;__ Fla.
His birds were selected for their thrift spree." Right you be, dear hardy and seldom contract disease of -- -- -
oo 4f9&n ran be made
and good condition rather than for dear Trixie; there is no nonsense any kind. They seldom have soiled $75 .. UU* MONTHLY

fancy points. about these little egg machines. Just plumage and suffer less from the depredations working for... B. F.JOHNSON &Co..Richmond,Va.

Sixteen combinations were attempted feed and house them properly and of vermin than any other FOR SALK-Doublr Carriage and Double-Set

birds two years old were chosen they will shell out more eggs than breed. But start to confine them, Lawtey", Fla Mounted, Harness W, II. POWBBS g.trtfQUMMITNUI'SERIKS ,

rather than younger ones. He says any breed on earth, and you don't> and lo! the chameleon changes: its ..-
L>. L. iersoaMonti.
they were fed a well.scalded mess of have to feed them on parched corn hue. No matter how gently theyare of fine treea; low

bran, cornmeal and beef scraps in the and run them up hill to do it, either, approached, nor how often, theycan postal price for Special new list.terms for early ordera.8-3 lot Drop

morning, oats or cracked barley at but, as a colored attendant once saidto never be tamed, no more so thana ,. _
and "Yo cain't dat Brahma can be taught to swim. LOUISIANA GRAS<-(jxupalum ptatyenuUf,
noon, corn at night. A large me: go in Laighorn pasture grass for Florida.
number of eggs were gathered but the house widout finen one ob dem on de No matter how seductive their Cutting at $Z.33 a barrel,f.o. b. W.H. Powma,
Lawtey. Fla. 64iot
fertility was low while nes', an' cain't shoo one ob 'em off be arranged if small
very ; many yo quarters may ; --- -- ---
were 'fertile the germs seemed weak de nes' widout finen an aig behin' they will leave an earthly paradise FOR SALK and for timber ca.h,landa.time or ttade K. ROMLKY,orange, Keuka grove,,

and did not mature. her." behind them and trot up and down Pla. --- .. 3-it.t6t
Eggs were set under hens and in incubators Of the different varieties of Leg. the paling fence by the hour trying to

but the result was the same horns that I have bred, the single get into your neighbors ash pile. CYCLONE C9JUj S.

in each case. Please note, here is an combed brown is my favorite. They They will squeeze through a hole Will She:la SAMPLE
experiment carried on, for the benefitof have one predominant, unconquerable that a Cochin or Plymouth Rock Bushel of SHfcLLER
the public, by a party who has no characteristic love of free wouldn't notice. A six-foot wire Corn 'SOD

interest in incubators, and he says in dom. In common with the American fence or the roof of the hen house are is-I minutes

substance the incubator hatched as quail, to which they bear marked re, trifling obstacles for a hen to overcome BEST-- Wanted.AGENTS

large a per cent. as hens.A semblance in many ways, the chicks even with a wing cut, and i if( Auk

great variation was noticed in take it (for granted the moment they you have made their imprisonment Into Merchant:your

strength and hardiness of chick of the leave the nest that this earth was made complete they will start to pluck the All : z Sen l for

different crosses. "From some yardsno for their especial benefit, and proceedat feathers off one another for spite. chines Maa&dfcrMGIJIl war- tZfj B circular price II it

eggs were hatched, and from othersno once to take possession of it. Give Shyness and activity are as inseparably ranted. VW No. ft.

chickens were raised to maturity." them unrestricted freedom and they a part of the Leghorn's makeupas Sole Manufacturers GARRY IRON and ROOFING OwnenCIeveamiO.CO.,!

This shows very plainly that a pro will fledge and mature quickly. We the large comb or brown plumage. With this paper one year, f4.23.THE .



ive pocketbooks would come out third year at the college. We are not
Mate efts, Our Rural fiome. quickly were they directly appealedto in the room together more than one
for the self same charity. or two hours in the day. One or the

Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS, By the way, men are apt to forget other of us is in the recitation room
The Oviedo Chronicle says a sample St. Thomas, Fla. that "charity" means something more all the time or else drilling.We .
crop in that region: picked since the wwwwwwwWho than almsgiving; and that to use a have had oatmeal twice since I

storm, showed about ten per cent. Knows? common and rather abused expression, have been here, have fish every once

damaged. fruit as run through the When ing euthl.Ufe breath, goes out with flicker- it "begins at home. in a while, beef nearly all the time,

sture We note the vital change and call it It is a waste of time for a womanto and white bacon a few times. Oncein
Among the new things in town is a Death- "haggle" over a bargain she is a while we have dried apple pie or

tomato transplanter. Several trials Death to the world, from which at once making, and by so doing she simply ginger cake, though not enough to
have shown that the machine will do it goes makes herself very ridiculous. Yet hurt us. When we sit down at the
good work and lots of it.-Winter To Death knows or Life? ? Which is it-and who the little "outs" are the "little foxes"in table, if there is any cake on it we

Haven item in Bartow Courier. -ClarkV.. Bryan in November Godey's. many a household. They are the have to take some right away or we
leaks which the income whether left. If don't watch
Few sales of oranges have been < by get we our plates
made around Leesburg, but these Sport. earned by husband or wife (I believein someone else will have the delicacies.Dr. .

have been mostly at $1.00 a box on Somewhere in deepsOf equality of the sexes in this respect), Clute gives us a little speech

the trees. The Sun says most buyers tangled wheat chicken is lost, drop by drop, and very little, every day after chapel. They are
around Gainesville are offering only A A little plaintive i prairie call, that pleads cries!-and weeps; if any benefit derived from years of pretty strict; one boy got a report for

50 cents.A Meanwhile the unreplying mother lies, unremitting toil. spitting in ranks. The officer of the
correspondent of the Orlando Limp and bloody at the sportsman's feet. The money "goes"-no one knows day inspects our room several times a
was in the auction room in Haralin Garland in England: Magazine where. It is the housewife's preroga day and if the room is in disorder or
Reporter .
Cincinnati lately and saw green Flori. Optimism.I'm < tive, I say, to watch. "Oh, money any water in the wash bowl, it meansa
just slips through fingers," report. When he comes in the oc
my says
da oranges sold for 70 cents to $1.30. no reformer; for I see more light
one. The cause of this sometimeslies cupants have to jump up, assume the
Later on this fruit would have been Than darkness in the world. Mine eyes
worth something.The are quickTo in her not knowing, and not position of a soldier and answer "all
catch the first dim radiance of the caring, where it comes from exactly, right," if that is the case. He has
orange crop of Fernando dawn or how it comes, so that she gets it. just been in the room.I .
about thirty per cent. larger this year And slow to note the cloud that threatens The woman who can, truthfully, utter was over to the Experiment Farm
than any previous year and the fruit i storm. such remark is the last and pigs and
evidently, not Sunday saw some
The fragrance and the beauty of the rose
the finest have ever seen. Expe
we "bread winner and be either some Jersey cattle that man oughtto
Delight mo so, slight thought I give the must a any
rienced growers and packers say that thorn; thoroughly selfish woman or a very be proud to own.
they never saw finer fruit in their And the sweet music of the lark's clear thoughtless one.I Well, I must close as it is time to go
lives.-Brooksville News.
song : church.
with than the ngiltshawk's ; said a woman ought to watch for
3,075 crates of oranges left the river Stays longer me the "little foxes." Yes. but not ......... --

by the Margaret and Sadie on Satur And even in this| great throe of pain, "nag-nag" (I use the word for want Hunting and Incendiarism.

day. This amounts to over ten car called life of a better), if her other half has been For Our Rural Home.
loads. Mr. H. W. Fuller informs us I find a rapture linked with each despair,
guilty of some bit of extravagance. Gainesville is not the only place
Well worth the price of anguish. I detect
that the entire output for the river More good l than evil in humanity.Love Suppose he purchases tickets for a where the slaughter of the innocents
duringthe past week will amount to lights more fire than hate extin concert, when she knows he ought to continues in defiance to law. In this

over 6,000 boxes.-Braidentown Jour- guishes, be "just before generous," and thereare section hunting goes on openly every
nal. And men old.grow better the world grows grocers' bills waiting to be paid, day in the year. Where partridgeswere

One hundred and fifty cattle were -Ella Wheeler Wilcox. of which he seems totally oblivious.She once abundant scarcely one is to

driven into town for shipment to ..... _.___._ would have advised him better be seen now. Small lakes where all
Jacksonville, and there have been Tho Household "Foxes." had she been consulted but the deedis kinds of birds and the pretty little

shipped from this quarter 2,000 head Unless there is a good a good done; she may as well go and enjoy dipper duck have been destroyed look
within the past two months. There very the music, thankful, indeed, that the like pictures of the Dead Sea. Fencesare
income for the family watching the
arc owned in Eastern Polk 100,000 outlay was for their mutual pleasure, kept broken and torn down by
small "ins and outs" ought to be the
head of cattle and is the esti and the for him
21,000 not spoil evening by these marauders so that they admit
prerogative of the housewife. It is
mated number now grazing on Kis- useless fault finding.If cattle and hogs that otherwise wouldnot
reflection that she cannot
not a pleasant
simmee Island alone. There are he is recklessly extravagant, or have been there, but that havingonce
and then few dollars
now a
quite a number of these immense spare, in purely selfish ways it is quite another gotton in and found somethingto
that would
mean a luxury, perhaps
herds-Mr. E. A. Godwin is the thing and such "foxes" need eat, can not be kept out afterwards.
her but to others
l largest individual owner, the number to commodity, many the frugal woman a simple will watching. But more of this another r Hunting is made a cloak under
credited him 12Ooo.-Fort yet time. M. G. M.
to being well consider before making the outlay. which some people shoot hogs and all
Meade Pebble. .- kinds of domestic fowls. Fora while
The case is different with the woman
The State Alliance held its annual who can step to the bank and presenther Life of a "Prep." at Lako City. each hunting expedition around my

meeting in Gainesville this week, and husband's check for any amount Extracts from his letters: Thereare dwelling left me one chicken the

after transacting the usual routine she happens to want as well as for the fifteen or twenty girls in the Pre poorer until out of one flock of thirty-

business elected new officers for the woman in business. The latter may paratory Department, and one day five only twenty remained. I heard a
ensuing year Senator J. W. Borden, do without many things she would some of the boys asked the Presidentif man say he saw a hunter shoot a calf
of Oxford, Sumter county, the declared have if her husband had the spendingof they could have a dance. The in the woods and hide it under the

third partyite, was ected money for her. But she usuallyhas next morning at chapel he said that palmettos. If, as it is claimed, wads
president: Dr. Jas Layne, a Jeffer- ways that suit herself better. If he was not personally against,: dancing from guns set the woods on fire, hunt
sonian democract of Rye, Manatee she accidentally wastes money in a in the right place, but he believed ing around residences ought to be
county, was made vice president; H. piece of extravagance she consoles that the parents sent their children to prohibited for this reason if no other.

\V. Walker, editor of the Political herself with the reflection that she has school to work and not to have fun Forest fires have raged, if possible,

Educator, a third party organ, was I learned a valuable lesson; and, as a on such a scale. He said that would worse than ever since the passage ofa
elected State lecturer and the minor general thing, no one is the wiser for take their minds off their studies andso law against them. My home nar.
offices were filled with true and tried her experience but herself. One "little he forbade it. rowly escaped being burned only the

third partyites.-Tampa Tribune.. <.VA V v'* will trouble her nn...... mare. We never get to stay up. later than past August. Last year all the buildings
.* The average woman does not wishto i 10 o'clock and that only about once fences, etc., left by a dead relative
Hereford's Acid Phosphate spend extravagantly; she would far or twice a week. If I have no hard were reduced to ashes (you read

)Ia".. DHIrlout Lemonade.A rather give her money away. This is lessons to get I get up at the first call the fate of this friend in a former arti
teapoonful added to a glass of hoi t one reason women like to make their and dress and get down stairs in ten cle). In two cases stables were
or cold found water, sweetened and to the taste: ,wit 1: own spending money. They have minutes very easily. Lots of the burned, horses and all. These last

be refreshing- -..+r+invigorating....... always something to give in charity, boys that have uniforms come down three fires were of incendiary origin.
whether for a benevolent undertakingthat with their pants drawn up over their If all the time and energy wasted in
There are thousand of mer 1
standing on the very threshold young of life is on foot, or the suffering poor nghtgowns; and coats buttoned up. the futile attempt to stop negroes from
trying to make a wise decision as to wha t come under their own observation. i We have had a fire in our room playing cards were expended in looking
. business or profession they will follow. They need not ask for anything from I several times. My chum has cleaningup after the criminal element of the
To all such ,,would say. before' deciding the "bread winners;" who often, to do one week and I the next. white race the laws of Florida wouldbe
the question write to U.o"o". Johnsor be f r harassed with business worries, give My room mate is a boy from Middle of some benefit to the State.
Co. They can
&service, RlchmoruliYa., have been others. grudgingly, even though their respect- Florida. He is an officer in his j People arc afraid to report those




living in open defiance to law, lest strange picture-the beautiful baby, STATE OF OHIO, CITY OF1.0LEDO.
they take revenge by doing them some the little dog the ragged child. The LUCAS COUNTY, }J SS. .. BENTON & UPSON .
personal injury. Indeed it is said baby's mother was in the shop. FRANK J. CIIENEY makes oath that I I

some of them threaten violence to any "Are you caring for these ?" said he is the senior partner of the firm of tJAC1csor4vII1LiH, pun., 4

one who dares to inform on them. the lady to the waif.A F. J. CHENEY & Co., doing businessin

Thus they escape punishment purely wonderful smile lit up the dirty the Uty of Toledo, County and IRRIGATING I

by force of bad character.To little face. "No, please, ma'am, I'm State aforesaid, and that said firm will

be forced to endure shooting only loving them." pay the sum of ONE HUNDRED

going on around the house continually DOLLARS for each and every case MACHINERY
is to "dwell in the midst of alarms." About Women. of CATARRH that cannot be cured by ,
A sick woman last fall had no chanceto The French say that it requires the the use of HALL'S CATARRH CURE. DOTIJ

recover because as fast as one fever presence of three generations to makea FRANK J. CHENEY. Steam and Horse Power.
broke she was thrown into another by perfect home. Sworn to before me and subscribedin

the report of guns that sounded like The deepest tenderness a woman my presence, this 6th day of December -

cannon in the yard. A valuable horse can show to a man is to help him to A. D. 1886. Pipe, Pipe Fitting, Brass :
was lamed I for life in her frantic do his duty.- Iulock.A A. W. GLEASON, I

efforts to jump the fence to escape the great many men's ideas of domestic / Notary Public. Valve, Hose, Etc.

firing. She is so afraid of a gun that economy consist in cutting { SEAL}[ WRITE FOR ESTIMATE.
we cannot turn her into pasture when down house expenses and smoking 25
hunters invade the premises. cent cigars. "-v-'

One mother bird was shot off her Mrs. Frank Leslie does not chargemen Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken inter. STRAWBERRIES!
inside nally and acts directly on the blood The Lanah FKUITED Ate Season'
nest the fence, and birds we with being deceivers but
. gay a perfect bloomer,earl
and surfaces of the
raised in the inclosure fell a prey to the claims that woman deceives herself mucous system. very firm thrifty, )'Ield.large crop of good sliet
destroyer with all the rest. Entreatyand and that man simply lets her. She Send for testimonials, free.F. colored and fine flavored berries, and is the tel
remonstrance are alike unaveiling declares, "the trouble is, few men J. CHENEY & CO.'Toledo, O. shipper' known. For plants atlilrm,

with these blackguards. They answeredme have enough tact to be really deceit @rSold by Druggists, 75. I r..T.BOUISTEB..Luli,U.
that a -- -
had .4
they no regard for the law ful.

for they could"swear themselves clear." How the 'LI ?! ;sP4 *
bicycle interest has spread :: I
almost rifled ow
the house with
They is c o |s c. 5
among women evidenced by a recent :>> : ? ;i!
and when the tortured fcl y a
gun dogs poor announcement in the advertisement Can this disease be cured T Malt physicians say o CO a ?a ?
birds tried to take refuge there. One of No-/say,Te; all forms and the worst uses. After I.4I r tii !
a firm J
Brooklyn dry goods Z p
fellow in particular was the pest of SO years study nod experiment I have found the 'd n r'\ tA 11
that a rack is provided for bicyclesand remedy.-Epilepsy Is cured by It; cured, not sub ... :; 1!
my life; one day when he was shoot "wheels may be checked while dued by oplktra-the old,treacherous, quack treat- ... .-J.... ;>! ing little fledgeling partridges, lob. ladies make their purchases." ment. Do not despair.! Forget past I impositions! on o : :; ::
jebted, only to be met with defiance your porte,past outrages on your confidence,pant :+t fifS ill I
The brainy woman, unless she be failures. Look forward,not backward. My remedy Lii t
and threats. When ordered ofT the Is of to-day. Valuable work on the subject and r:1 ;
.j.: !
is fj rlaaaC13
place he refused to go. I then pro womanly, really more undesirablethan large bottle of the remedy-rent free for trial. ...
ceeded to out two warrants for the silly, pretty doll; but if there Mention Fost-Ofllcc and Express addrets. :! b r
get could be in Prot.W.IL PEE!E,F.D.,4 Cedar St.,New York i
him, one for trespass and another for commingled one person a Jj4 etsW.

violating the game laws, but he had desire for both mental and physical Acme Hotel ic3

run off.: perfection, there would be many more z_ ..... 1 a1iAt4r

Florida, the criminal's paradise, is charming women in the world than European Plan. &&. = !"I J g
full of just such characters there :are to day. 1':0.111, I!'. flap St., Jaeteonrl/te/ ,Fin ; r
desperadoes a
who have run ofT from the States An account book will triumphantly Reopened with finely furnished apartments .., i x jJ
with clean nice beds, boo to $1
further north a woman from the
to escape a worse des- chargeof
each Good
per; day person. dining room
tiny from the hands of the law at having spent an unconscionableamount in same block with moderato prices. Geo. S. Hacker & Son,
home. They are a menace and a on a fall hat or at the bargain U. L. CHADWICK.llrtfHty .
curse to any State, and it is useless to counter, and will prove that it was
JledJUld. Eugene IMfldd.
make laws unless officers could be appointed the marketing on those days when he ESTABLISHED 1871. w 00
to ferret out those who persistin had men home to dinner that made REDFIELD & SON, .c =

breaking them. Why not prohibitthe the purse so empty by the end of the Commission Merchants l C.
c 00
carrying of firearms at all since month. -AND- 3D ..
they are used only to defy laws and Men knock each other down and -gftJ '
do damage in general? A small fine call each other names in many of the Fruit Auctioneers oSi.

does not deter outlaws any more than big New York clubs, from time to t 141 Jhx-k Strcrtimlrj'/if'', /'". C

the penitentiary would disgrace them, time, but it is kept quiet; but just as either We handle at private all kinds sale(which of Fruits has and heretofore Vegetables been, .. r-
even if it were possible to convict soon as a feminine hair pulling match our custom)or by the auction system (recently o
added to our business)as desire.
them, but their boast seems only too is under way, "time" is called so that you may- oC v+Mw.as. m

true, that with a bottle of "bitters" the whole world may hear it, and the FRUI'r TREES.POll v

they can hire half a dozen of their sickening details of each round be And Material.CHARLESTON
Building .
kind to clear them by perjury, thus come town tattle in a day. SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.
turning them loose on the public to i Write for Catalogue and price list. 8. o.

take revenge as only they are capable FOR DYSPEPSIA, JENNINGS'. NURSERY CO.. -
Indlffwtlon! + ,and Stomach dL rdtn.tats ThomasTllle On.
of doing, upon the informant, wjio BIUUV.VH 111UN UITTKH Fraudau::Fruit Wrappers.

besides has the costs to pay as the trade-mule An dealers keep and It erased,'91 per red bottle.lines Genuine on wrapper.bu WM. B. SCHRAEDER, -
penalty of having failed to convict --- BXCBDBR or -----


Thieves and incendiaries should be Belleview Soft Phosphate GRADE JERSEYS. Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may

put on the chaingang and hired out to now know that they get an honest ream
Best fertilizer oversold in Florida for sale.
DutlCOW8 and Heifers for
for the of 480 sheets and 400 320 eheota
pay damage they do, and the not or
expenses of their trial. fruit tree and 'CtabtC8. WAVEHLY FARM, Leon County, near to ream as some unscrupulous dealers

Miss B. Tallahassee, Fla, eupply.
Oriole Oct. 14. Price reduced this season to lv e- OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"
> dollars per ton In Carloads. B. W. STONE tLCOrTHOMA8YILLE
Love in Rags. Printed Wrappers are put up in packagesof
CA. 1000 each, and each Wrapper I la
A baby carriage stood in front of a DRIED] CDCCA guide to successrifkbful numbered, in printing, consecutively
small shop. In it slept a pretty, commercial fruit from 1 to 1000. No one can
= culture'the South or ,
; i. pears
dimpled baby. A drowsy puppy lay GRO .Tl' 'rD' f plama.peacheset& Wholesale HONESTLY BEATour
on the 1 pillow, its black nose close to and retail nurseries. Head*
the baby's cheek. SACKED.Yritc quarters DO substitutions for trees.; hence No agent cone* prices. Send for samples and prices
By the cheapr. Send for free catalm toTHE
carriage stood a ragged little --
waif, dirty,with scarely enough clothes \ for full particulars to INCUBATORS&BROODERSBroodin JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO.,

for decency. She stroked in the baby JERSEY CITY N. J.
c. B. only|& B*t sad ehMiMMt for ,
and the puppy.A SJVUTH, tMtlmoaUU nlaiuc ehlcki i sad i 40firtpr few Cat.a1ope..miam t SJUU) N. B.-We do not deal in unnrinte

lady, passing by, noticed the I General JU ana get*,Jacksonville, plo. Q.3.a1116pd, Box 5S,&tdlAtfon 0. wrappers.




S. POWERS, Editor.P. ception. Money is scarce, the growers I i Eastern growers. No man who puts I

O. Address Lawtoy, Fla. h bard }pressed) for funds, and the desire to I,. up a first-class product would wish to ]JVEari ets.

A. H. MANVILLE Staff Contributor. sell and dispose}) of the fruit some way with his
one packing
was never so urgent. The past two years co-operate pro .... """"
the orange growers lost money by holding duce like the one described. Everyman

CONTENTS. too long and this fact, COUIltvith wants to go it on his own hook. | JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Oct. 27.

Marketing Fruits; -Bidding on the Banana 698 the enormous yield, strengthens the general Transportation and handling are less FRUITS. AND VKGKTABLKS.

GROVE AMD' ORCHARD: -Tampering with the desire to rush off the fruit. /The expensive with large lots. Buyers are These are avenge quotation. Para choice
Orange; Picking and Packing orange.. 699 markets are therefore pretty certain togo also attracted l lota fetch price above top quotations,while poor
De Soto County: Outlook in Lake County;: all to pieces soon after the fruit is by large quantitiesfor l lots sell low r.

A Pay New. ..Pear.. ;..Where...... .Artesian. .... .....Wells. .. .... ..Will. 700 fairly started l to the various cities. I can sale, and thus better prices are ob Oranges" ,drops ripe ... ............i.ootoi.so 75 to i.o
now buy all the fruit 1 want at $1 per tained. So long as every producer Lemons,Flag .... 1.00 to I.SO
FARMER AND TRUCKER-Timely Work; Florida ,. Messina.. .... .... ....
Syrup; An Ounce of Fact Worth a box, f. o. b., a fact of itself going to show insists on sending in his little lot by 3.50
Malaga kegs 6.uoU
Pound of Fiction; Non-Citrus Crops.lot that prices are going to open very low, itself, he cannot improve upon these Pineapples Grapes crate..... .. ..3.00103.50>7.oo
in The and decline later with increased! offering
POULTRY-KipcrtraenU Crossing; Potatoes New York ajij
IJttle Brown Leghorn .. ...... n....... 7 0t !." advantages.: The California productsare .. in g-barrel lots 2.73
OCR RURAL HOME-Poetry The Household controlled who Hebron,seed ... 3.00
; lake After much thought on the subjectwe by companies over-\ .. .. 5-bbt.lota 2.85
'Fo:es; Ufeofa "Prep" City;
Hunting and Incendiarism ..... .. .. .. .. 70) are of the opinion that if the commission see every detail, and while every man Onions,yellow, 3.00
Lore in About Women.- .. ..... uses his brand and each man'sfruit red,, .. 3.50
Rags; Toy men can "buy all the fruit own Spanish, large, per crate.... 1.23
UDITOKIAL-Bidding on the Banana; Sell box" the is sold on its own merits, each is Sweet potatoes, .... .50
they want at $1 on trees
Your Oranges;Bulk vs. Broken Dots; The per New York cabbage, each.. .. ... .10
Ruin of the Louisiana Or.ugeGron... ';OS they should be allowed to do so, and uniformly assorted and packed, and is Beets,northern,per bbl.............. 1.75
Fruit Exchange: Bulletin; Morement of thus make the handled by these companies as thoughit Turnips, northern .. ........ 1.75
as a legitimate profit vast
Oranges Auction bales; California Fruit; Carrots per bbl...... 3.00
A Friend Florida; "Florida Life". ..... 706 difference between this price and the were their property. Shipments are Parsnips, 1.75

Ct.emlstry or the OnDIte....... .... ........ 707 prices to made in train loads. I Celery..... ..... to .73
they promise unsophisticated Egg Plants,bbl... a.oo <-

Florida Apple Orchard Ants and...Earthwolnts............,..A.. .Great...... Toe shippers. If they will not pay $i J per "Then the matter of uniform pack. Tomatoes Squashes,.bbl.. ...... ... ..._ 1.95101.30 1.50

.-. .- box we may expect our returns,if fruit is ages is important. One man sends in Cocoa nutt.t. 4.30

Weather In Jacksonville.S. consigned to be less than the cost of apples in barrels of full legal size, Peanuts,New best York .. 3-75..0510.06Apples to 4.15

picking, packing and shipping. Each while another sends his in pony barrels. Sweet Pepper, .as to .43

>i S. 11 o I c. &0 CI horn of the dilemma points straight to The same is true ot nearly all products. Grapes.. IoIb"5 5-lb .:so

DA TE. CCCID.K 0. .... I' I:! d! ...f:_: our heading-"Sell Your Oranges." They are short in weight and measure Okra Guavas, peck,3-peek box... ......... 35(0.33 l.so

..- - ----' a--- and a crate, or box, or barrel, or quart Cowpeas, shelled peck... .30
Oct 17 ....._ 4 70 7S 16 67 .T has Green Beans.bushel .... ....2.30103.00
Oct II. ... .... 73 76 59 10 7. 0.05 Bulk vs. Broken Lota. really no meaning when used as a
Oct 19. .... 6.1 68 79 65 14 72 0.10 standard of measure. The cupidityof I I POULTRY AND EGGS.
Oct 30 ...... .... 6t#) 66 10 6lt 4 68 o..tS The Californians have to ship their
Oct 2t. ....... .. 6S 77 6.4 T fruit miles and it would be the man who thinks he can sell II CD II... .35
Oct u....... .. 61 6K 60 7 68 T 3,000 a Roosters.. .:.30Broilers.
Oct 23.. .........6. 68 So 56 24 68 0.00 mistake to attempt to send anythingthat eight pounds of grapes for ten, or of .. .... .... ..20Turkeys
- the one who uses a small sized berry per pound 16 to 16"c}
Mean .... t6 69i 76.362 3 14.0 &].1 t 0.60 distance which is not of the basket : Ducks....... to ..30Geese
deceive the
t Tot.1 ralar.U. T Trace. highest quality. All wormy, knotty, chaser stands thinking in to the of a pur J.ggxc ..scarce ............ .30..atHAY.
1>. T. FLANNEUY', OLservE:. small or over ripe specimens are culled way great

-... out. A box of fruit opens up quite step forward in this direction. The GRAIN ETC.

Remember that can that uniform all California packages are uniform in White corn small lots......$ 1.33
you get through, layer as "
every I Mixed corn, .. 1.30
splendid magazine the Cosmopolitan the size. The contents are uniformly assorted White .
good as top layer; every layer i' oats .. 1.85
'Mixedoats., .
and THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER having all the fruits of the same size and packed. The man who Tray No. i, Timothy, small lots............. ao.to 1.73

together for $3.25 per year. and placed with the unvarying buys a lot today knows that similar Wheat bran small lots............. 19x10
regularity brands will : Ground feed, fresh(corn and oats), per sack
of the checks on a chessboard.It to-morrow assure him sim |I of 100 pounds......... 1.40
We learn that Major G. P. Healy ilar goods. As one dealer put it: Peed meal, in sacks of 100 pounds, per ton 23.00
is with the California
so wool.It Rice flour, per cwt................
has sold his entire crop of oranges for is naturally the most looking 'When I buy California fruit Lknow Pure wheat, per sack of too pounds.... MO

$1.25 on the trees.Bidding what I am getting; when I buy Eastern Prepared steam cooked cow feed, per cwt,
.. wool produced on the continent, (full lS pound sacks..... 1.30
-- -e- -- of dirt from the fruit I don't know. Prepared steam cooked horse feed,per cwt,
on tho Banana. sandstorms and the i50-pound sacks..... ...... 1.30
dust of a six-months' rainless summer. Pearl grits, per barrel.... 3.15
The auction system of selling fruitis Tho Ruin of tho Louisiana Orange Pearl meal barrel...... ... 3.15
The wool-growers are not as quick of Flour.be t winter wheat, patent. ....... 4.30
gaining ground more and more; apprehension as the fruit Groves. HI cur. extra fancy family... 4.25
the banana has I growers; I (Half barrels,either brand, barrel
now passed tinder From letter from S.I asc per
I still, they soon perceived the painful a personal W. extra.)
the control of it. at least in New contrast between their dingy fleeces Reddick, of Plaquemines parish, we Cotton seed meal,bright per ton............ 25.00
Dark Sea Island cotton seed
York. The or per
vast competition of the and the clips grown on the clean, make the following extracts: "Ourj I .. .....None in market
banana is one of the greatest enemiesthe losses Pure ground bone fine per ton ..... 30.00
American grassy pastures of the East, and theyset are so heavy that we can give Bone and<<1 potash,per ton.. ............ 3J.OO
fruitgrowers has to about remedying this defect. Large attention to nothing but the restora German kainit, per ton ............... 17.00
contend with. The cut on the front Land plaster............. 10.00
scouring mills were erected in San tion of our shattered properties, as far Nitrate Soda, jtfc p Cr pound; per ton....... 35.00
page, for which we are indebted to Francisco and the wool was cleansed as may be. Our crops in this sectionare Muriate potash 2>)ic: per pound;per ton.... 50.00
Sulphate potash, 2c pound ton.....
the New y.Fruit Trade per ;per 33.00
Journal, before shipment, thereby relieving it a total loss. Probably half the Sulphate potash 90 per cent.... ..._...... 33.00

represents Ohe of the banana auctions of its offensive color and of 50 to 75 orange trees are either torn up !by the I I SEEDS, ETC.

which were recently established by cent. of dirt which roots or are broken off hundreds of
Mr. E. L. Goodsell. per on freight was ; 44 Split... ...... ....-.. 2.75
formerly paid needlessly.The buildings and all fences are flat. Have Black-eyed Peas, new crop, bush.?....... 1.9
Sell Your Oranges.The Eastern shepherd generally has logs in my orchard four feet in diameter -' Beans., Lima ................................... 2.25 IijO
to haul his clip only a (few miles, and and thirty or forty feet long. Im. ,[ Alfalfa or Lucerne per bushel toe
orange grower of Florida seemsto I Genuine red rust proof oats" .....
be about to be the matter of a few pounds of dirt is agine, if you can, an orange grove White seed rice ..... 2.25 soc
captured by his old of little consequence to him; hence he with (from five to six feet of salt water'' Florida grown teed rye .........I.JS
the commission ....
enemy man this Georgia rye. 1.75
Last short year. is not so careful to remove it. A local being driven along with great force, : Texas rust proof oats .60

and year our enabled crop protected sell us dealer will buy up 50 or 100 of these and the aforementioned logs and millions -...-___._...
we were to a large
part of it on the trees. All along the small neighborhood clips and yet haveno of tons of every imaginable kind Market Notes.

line this the commission more wool than is shipped east of trash doing their work of destruc- The Fruit Exchange have shipped to

loaded with year men are from California in a single large con tion..r England the past week about 10,000

depressing stories of im signment. But it will contain all the _.. ... boxes of oranges, and a considerable

consider mense crops the grower's and low financial prices. needsto They I grades of fiber and all the small peculiarities Insects may be destroyed with hot quantity boxes not to domestic estimated.! marketsnumberof

be a direct advantage to them. of Brown, Jones and Robin alum. Put it in hot water and let it The officers still adhere to their first>)

The following clipping from the St son and (forty other men. while the boil until l the alum is dissolved. Ap estimates, that the total crop of the State

Louis Notes in the Fruit Trade California shipment will all be gradedby ply hot, with a brush, and all creeping was not injured by the storm of October
Journal 11 and 12 above two three
or cent.
one man. Hence the Eastern lots things are instantly destroyed per
of New York of ,
The New York
21St provesthe I i Fruit Trade Journal
above: though perhaps really superior, will without danger to human life or injury states that the shipments of Florida

frequently sell for less than the to property.r'O'rA. last week
Speaking of orangva and the outlook money oranges were: to Liverpool,

for prices, etc., one of the best posted Cahfornian, because they are a hetero 3,000 boxes; to London, 281 boxes, mak
mass-"broken lots"whilethe 3 I I ing a total of 3,831 boxes.
men in the trade says: "There 1 iA. no genous HAL-rH
question about the being the latter have been bulked sorted Of apples the total number of barrels
crop largestever Are INDISPENSABLE for vegetablesand shipped abroad to date this is
offcrvd,and in view of all the circumstance classified and the (fribs left season
fruits of all kinds. On windy soils about 1,600 barrels,against nearly 350,000()
*, no one will deny that prices A writer in the Rural New Yorker it l is impossible to raise these crops with barrels up to same period last season.
will be lower ever known. I
have t out them. Sulphate of Potaxh. Muri.ito This leaves the
the grounds and know uses language which is equally appli field comparatively clear
men on ,
willthe cable Florida "Another I of Potash and Kainit} For information .jor Florida oranges the only competitor
ers are scarce and that consigning to : difficulty ..
salIresGERMAN KALI of which
rule this season and the is the lack of imr-ortance they have being
selling ex co-operation among the WORKS, 93 Nassau St, New York City Almeria grapes.




i I,
Florida Fruit Exchange; Bulletin. lemons; they are not calculated to cement builders best
use only the materials-lumber
I'i ,
JACKSONVILLE, October :20.-Domestic a very warm bond of friendship between The brick, lime, cement sand-whatever goes into
markets air just beginning to ask for Flor i the grower and the seller, and consumers best the construction ol'a building:; they employ
will take them
ida oranges and prices are ranging from I I not at price that will only the best workmen ana pay the best
1.75 to 2.50 for fair to good stock,the range even cover charges wages ; they get better prices for their work than their less careful competitors
for bet.,t grades so far being 2.00 to 2.10] GUAI'E FIIUIT. and always get the best contracts ; they paint their work with
generally. All fruit forwarded up to date Demand for this fruit continues very
. has been very immature, the bulk of it limited and we do not advise hhipments. Strictly Pure White Leadmanufactured
showing very, little color? this, of course, Wait until it is a little matured.
was not wanted, and l prices on the J poorer OUANGKM.
grades; ranged between 37Jc and 1.50 per! by the Old Dutch" process of slow corrosion, and with one
There is a growing demand for
oranges of the following standard brands
box.Now at most of the fruit centers and well- :
that the fruit is showing more colored of favorite sizes will sell ANCHOR (Cincinnati) RED SEAL"St.( Louis' )
color and better flavor we think !prices oranges "FCKSTEN"Cicacianatt! ( ) KENTUCKY (Louisville)
will in, well'e consider the top price to be "SOUTHERN" (St.LouUand Chicago) *'ATLANTIC"(New York)
The best about 2.50 to 3.00 for choice to fancy COLLIER (St. Louis "JEWETT (New York)
have 2.60
to 2.75: as about top figures we for best give stock. ,I brights, of sizes 176 to :200. Some few For colors they use the National Lead Company' Pure White Lead Tinting
Kusccta being green and sour, as a general r sales are reK>rted as high as 3.50 to 3.75 Colors. These colors are sold in small cans, each being sufficient to tint
thing$;, bring very low prices; here we but these are exceptional cases; and no twenty-five pounds of Strictly Pure White Lead the desired shade.
largo lines will "go so high.llus These brands of Strictly Pure White Leadand '.
would Higgeht:; that russets be held until National Lead Co. Tinting Colors, arc
'to are not doing very well, as the for sale by the most reliable dealers in paints everywhere.
fully ripe. fruit is still too sour. Some lots in recent If you are going to paint, it will pay you to send to us for a book containing Informa
We have many requests for quotationson sales did not dOD that may save you many a dollar; It will only cost you a postal card to do so.
s. certainly
j ,
fniit. We have sold Shilpers
grape none as yet,
should di tho
use more NATIONAL
and really do not think this fruit fit for LEAD CO.,
selection of fruit for shipment. The ap-
market now. Tho middle of Novemberis I Broadway, New York.
nearance of tlm _russet_ ___ orange militatessoznewlat
the 1,1'It time to begin & .
shipping! grape
its Hale in
against man -
fruit.1leavyshipznentsof''drops. ket, but when added to this the fruit is respects 7th instant and now have the "In 1884 tho Florida orange growers
} blown off green and sour! its prospects are still fur- pleasure to advise you that wo today offered received but an average net return of 50
in the recent frtorin, are now coming in; 246 boxes Florida and sold
her reduced. Do not ship green oranges cents t per box for their small crop of
we would advise! that the shipment of"drops" nlfi ets. as follows: 150 to 176 size, 12s. 9d. to J 10s.(} 600,000 boxes while the average net re-
be discontinued.' They are sure There is an increasing demand for Gd. i>er box; 200 to 220, 11s. to 15s. Od, turns last year upon the enormous bip-
to interfere with the improvement in the good-sized! bright Satsumas and J prices are according to condition and color. The merits of 3,400,000 boxes watt about $1.31
markets, which we have every reason to quoted, 2.75 to :3.00 J per box. |pared landed] in very good order and met per box (net returns to shipping station).
hope will continue, now that it has begun. No demand for Tangerines or Mandarins with keen demand, as is shown by the This also in spite( of the fact that for the
There is nothing new to report con. as yet.Thousands. prices realized, the gross average of the two past 8ea.ons tho quality of tho fruit
corning the market for lemons. Most of :' of "drops*' and thorn- shipment being 13s. ;Od per box.L. seems! to have deteriorated considerably,
our receipts are very inferior, and much scratched fruit are now going forward and CONNOLLY & Co. caused by the very bad winters of tho
time and excuse is surely. wasted when unless this fruit I is carefully selected last three years, and also to the fact that
some of the lemons we are ,getting? were and well packed, bibs for freight will ST. Louis, Oct. 23.-Lemons steady a great many men raise more fruit than
not .lumped"| instead of l being 8hipjK.nl. result. Wo quote) : Fancy, 5.50 to 0.00; choice, they can take proper care of, trying to
If your lemons will not class A1 don11 ship i LIVERPOOL SHIPMENTS. 4.00 to 4.50;: common, 3.50; Florida, 1.50 get too much quantity and no
them now; it will not my. to :3.00 per box.OrangesFair. Florida's achievement was only mate
Telegrams, show advices and sales so far Up to date we have had five sales in offerings and demand. ,1)ossihle by the judicious system of marketing -
this reason as follows: Liverpool. The averages ranged as follows We quote: Florida, 2.50 to 3.00; Louisiana i- that they have followed. Whilea
1st Orange, 1.25: to 2.00; average, 1.65. : 3.12,3.30:)(), 2.88 2.88 and 2.83. The 2.50 to 3.00 J per box and 5.00 to 5.50)() considerable amount of the fruit is gold
Lemons, 55c to 1.80; average, 1.43.: hart cable was received this morning and bbl.; Mexican, 4.00 JHT box. in the State yet fully three-fourths of
Ski. Oranges Celling 1.75 to 2.50. Lemons shows a range of prices 7 to 14 shillings, Beets-Fair pale at 1.25 to 1.50 per bbl. the crop Is handled by well established
2.50 to :3.50 for first quoting) the average being 12 shillings. The mar- Egg) Plant-Stcacly at 75c. to 1.00 i per commiftiion, merchants in Northern cities.
;3d. Advise shipment, of orangesgoodand ket continues firm as indicated by the dozen. The Florida Fruit Exchange: itself beingan
ripe. First car fearfully green. uniform range in averages. Green Corn-Steady at 15c. doz. outright commission system, if cognizing -
4th. Car 2116 averages 1.50 on orangestoo We will ship to Liverpool from Jacksonville Gumbo-Home-grown in fair supply tho Northern dealers as legitimate,
green. Lemons, no good, average, until further notice on following and demand at 2.50 per bu. spokes to the wheel of distribution."
SiC; sold at :35c: to 1.00. Don't ship russets dates: October 27th and 29th, Nov. 2d. Green Peppers-Slow sale at 50c. for ..+---
and I poor lemons. 5th, 8th, Oth, 12th, 16th, 18th,, 22d, 23t1and green and ]1.00 for red per bu. Florida IAfo"The
5th. Average over 2.50 on half a car of ( 20th.We String n..antr-Fuir supply and good
Florida oranges today; color fair; some will not accept less than 25 boxesin demand at 1.25 to 1.50 pcr bu. Consigned nivean of literary merit rises really
Decays; ; demand improving. any one shipment and do not want Mississippi! 1.50 I vcr bu. higher in the second number of this periodical -
6th,. Oranges, in better demand and mar more than one car lot at a time from anyone Sneaking' of oranges Will Gunn says: than in the first. lIon. George W.
ket bare Ship one car. shipper for any one of the dates "All eyes! turn to this Item just now and Wilson's paper on Richard A. Proctor is
7th. Car 534 sold at 1.20 to 2.10; average num(1.Ve arc limited as to the quantity imagine the sweet highly flavored Flor an appreciative tribute to n great stargazer
1.70. Lemons averaged l.J3.(;: Other of fruit we can end> on the ocean ida" of last spring to repeat itself, but it whora stellar mysticism was gratefully
ear writ! 1.45; to 2.25; averaged 2 OS. Lorn- liners from New York, hence do not don't repeat; 'worth a cent.' Fact i is all relieved by "his fine senseof humor,
ors, 1.15. Market firm. wish to be overcrowded. oranges are greenish and they will not be his jest and jollity" in his every-dny life.
All advices from the English markets Mussels are not wanted and we can: fully ripe for a month and still they will "Darkness Visible by Mrs. Ellen Call
continue favorable.: Cable advices Say offer no encouragement for them at present sell-we expect to sell, car loads of green Long, is a recital of negro witchcraft,
nothing but bright fruit is wanted. 80 far as the English markets are orange, and people will wait awhile and showing how thoroughly heathen and superstitious
concerned. then take some too-its the fashion and the race is at heart despite a
JACKSONVILLE, October 24.-The following I Extra care in selection and packing fruits and fashion go t 'ether." thin veneer of civilization.
telegrams reporting sales since fruit for export, must be exercised. P. 1'1. KlELY & Co.
31 Ir. J. H. Tyson sits on a big, plethoricsack
Mark all "for that .
last bulletin have beon filed here: shipments cxport"> of Northern oats, and with good-.
First-Oranges sold to-day at an average are iutedcd for Liverpool. California Fruits. natured sarcasm laughs at the poor,sweat
of 2.15, also! sold half the car of lemons K. L. Goodsell says : Tho total receiptsof ing toiling wretch of a farmer who buys
at 2.00 to :3.00. Movement of Oranges.The California fruits this week have been it of him instead of raising it. "Chem-

Second-Car 1834 averaged 1.58 (this Clyde Line steamers have carriedout 42 cars, of which I have handled 20 can istry of the Orange" by Professor Robinson -
was a car of lemons). of the State during the past week,6,000 The market has shown a surprising we transfer entire to our columns.
Third Two cars oranges arrived to- boxes of oranges. The total shipmentsout dullness and decline in prices throughoutthe "The Unfinished Song" Is a touching

day. Prices ranging 3.50) to 3.75:); Mexicans of the State, by sea and rail, for this entire week story, involving a very patent anachronism
full color, selling at 4.00.& l eriod, are estimated at 40.000 boxes, of Receipts have not been unusually -orange, packtn -houfl11 forty years
Fourth-Car 1034: mostly poor sizes. which nearly, if not quite, half have goneto heavy, except by reason of the fact that agol! In his letters to inquirers Commissioner !
Averaged 1.98 Lemons unsold. England. cars due on last Friday not arriving until Wombwell rises above the officialirradirrind
Fifth-Car lemons sold at 1.00 to 2.70 S4Auction Saturday mid Monday made an accumulation : and becomes eloquent in his
andgreen of fruit to the extent of 25 cars on -
average, 1.82. Some lines very |>oor Sales. immigration pmp W1ndism.
; demand is increasing.' Oct. 17, };. L. Goodsell sold Florida oranges these two days, which tended to demoralize In the little love story, "Quarantined,"
Sixth-Car 2430. Lemons averaged l, 1.65 to 1.40; Havana pines, 1 to 2c. the California( grape maket as a result Cupid Is made to do (duty in a handy,
on fanoy, 2.74. Number one brights 2.40; Concord {9c basket of such. As well as the very low feminine port of a quarantine which avery
number two, 1.63.SovdnthSold Oct. 10 grape, Jamaica oranges, 2.50 to 4.00 prices that the New York State Concord! different from the grim, sulphurous
car good sized oranges barrel 1.50) to 1.80 box. grapes are selling for. Good California place contrived by the medicos. That
to-day at average, 2.57.) Oct;20, Malaga lemons, 1.00 to 175. fruits have sold for a lower price this small-winged youth has: an altogether
Blghth-Oood demand here for good Oct. 18, Brown & Seccomb sold Louisiana week than has ever been the cage before pleasing time of it in the honeysuckled
in the I last four log-cabin and does the business whichhe
oranges. Selling at 2.00 to 2.25; "drops" 1.37 to 1.87. years. 1 up
HoN1c., Car lemons 1.60 to 3.00. Oct.oranges 1C, Jamaica oranges, 1 :20 to 2.37 I .'.. Is set to in right good fashion.
Ninth-Oranges in tOeda83,10; averaged box; good color but nasty condition.Oct I A Friend of Florida. Several of the lighter pieces are so-so.
1.40. Lemons averaged 1.70; demand 16, H. Harris & Co., Boston, Florida The Philadelphia Grocery 'World of The editor's project of a "Calamity Bureau
limited. This is a poor lot of heinous 75c to 2.37.: October is a special citrus edition, handsomely ," or branch of the General Government -
fruit. Oct. 10, Dix &: Wilkins, Baltimore, Navels gotten up) and illustrated. This is suggestive; there seems to be a
of the sort in
real need for something
LKMONS.We 2.00, oranges, 80c to 1.80 ; lemons, is one of the most liberal, enterprising
have done somewhat letter with 10 to 70c and fair-minded of our fruit trade exchanges these evil days on which we have fallen.
lemons during the }mst week, although Oct. 17, Buffalo Fruit Auction Co., orange ; and Florida has no better friendin The poetry on the cover is a clever bit

prices continue low, but we feel that it is ?, 2.10 to 3.05; color fair, demand the South. In an article on "Over of versification. .
new perfectly safe to ship flrst-chu s lemons. good; Jamaicas, very poor, 1.65; to 1.75. Production of Oranges Impossible! ," it .
We do not want rusty or scaly LIVERPOOL>; : Oct. 11.-We confirm our says: After frost look for the buyers,



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Chemistry of the .
Orange.Most mean rank. It is rich in citric acid deliriously We are then safe, I think, In assuming
people look upon the orange as flavored! and compounded with that Florida oranges have more value 1
a luxury pure and pimple. It is eaten exactly the proportions of sugar to renderit simply aM food than any other known
simply because it i is gOOd-not a bad most grateful to the addition fntit. Some clay no doubt these facts
reason surely, but it is sometimes of to its recognized therapeutic valueas will begeneraily recognized. The orange

interest! to inquire whether there may not a refrigerant and anti-scorbutic it will then }be looked upon as something
be other excellent foundations for its >ssestHis other properties im than of
J lK even more morn a luxury, and this "qul-en
claims to be considered the "queen of portant. In certain low types of fever fmits" will take its tma place not merely

fruits"To nothing is more relished or can be taken as a most tempting und appetizing morsel Z I N
begin with the outaide, the epidermis with greater safety by the patient It is for tile palate, but !is one of the most important -
or outer]portion of the rind ia thickly food and medicine most deftly combined. food proclucts of the semi-t ropical
etudded with r- nnded cells filled witha When tho almost moribund stomach worJd-Prof. Norman Robinson in Florida -
fragrant essential oil which finds a wide seems to resent us tin insult the approachof Life.TF .
range of use in medicine, in perfumery, every other form of nourishment or
and in the culinary arts. Here in Flor- drink or healing potion, it will often
ida no successful! attempt .HO fur as I am tolerate and gratefully accept this wonderfully FTT
aware, has ever been made to utilize this compounded .prescription from fmfB Shortest. Quickest

"oil of orange," partly perhaps from lack Nature's own pharmacy. :F tF : : ,
of knowledge of the bent methods of ; r '.
ex- Then too recent investigations by Ger- .
I r r .... ;
pret&ing and preparing. it for market, man bacterologigts seem to especially] r r.. -
Most Attractive
but largely from the fact that the finest emphasize! the value of the orange from a ---. .--0-. .'
foreign oil is expressed by "hand labor"which hygienic point of view. It is found that Ie'cI'.W. .k. u '-. .;{t:

Is eo hero Southern Europe citric acid holds a very high rank as a (Is It far Health
that. competition is out of the question germicide. The comma baccilus and ROUTE
or Pleasure ibat
No doubt somo skilled inventor other micro-o11, ni8m8 which are such
will one day give us a practical machine fatal scourges of tho human race are at YOU Build Fences ? BETWEEN -

which will do in cheap and cleanly I and once by it. The highest medical If neither' then' you don't ware to do it over right Florida Points and the North.
oflVetivo the work that is done authorities
way therefore now unite in way mil should u.o the Page Coiled Spring.
by not over cleanly Italian fingers Thereis recommending a liberal use of citrus/ which is permanent. If well put up, it will last THE
a fortune in storo for the genius who as long. sour life
fruits as one of the roost effective prophYlactics
can accomplish it. When this is done where cholera or other similar Florida Central and
we ball save the tens of thousands", of epidemics are raging.It .

dollars that go abroad for a product that I is, however, as a food {product that
inow waited at home. The orange the orange is entitled to its highest rank. Peninsular
grower will have a not unimportant addition This is HO contrary to tho general i popular
to his now meager, income, and impression that the writer trusts ho will VIA
the physician, the t>perfumer, the pharmaotet be pardoned for a little technical explanation. -
and the confectioner will have in biKE CITY M1ICDM

our home grown "oil of orange" certainly While there is much yet to l he learned We will furnish the tnot economical roofing ,
a cleaner and j possibly a cheaper in regard to the chemistry of nutrition, .nnd riding, nil styles. Also Metallic Shingles'
from iron steel with full directions and low AND ITltIMTITO
and altogether more satisfactory product or
some things have l be ti pretty definitely prices. ,
as well. ,certnlneel. The human body is as GARRY IRON ROOFING CO. -
To the chemist oil of orange, is one of a strictly machine for the transformationof Mention Florida Fruit Grower ClevelandO

natural family of hydrocarbons belonging forces as is a steam engine or a .- Nashville St. Louis and ChicagoWith

$ to what is termed the aromatic K'ries. dynamo. The complexity of the mechanism Nerve Blood but ono change of sleepers connects
This iuduelt..os'cral related] groups by no means alters the principles on aiM nt Atlanta for NEW YORK and KANSAS
among which are the so-called terj>cne8 which its operations are based. The Builder CITY. Tho Florida Central and Peninsular
of which, oil of turpentine is a typical human body creates no force. It is not a Tonic has the nearly Ill)) miles of track running through

example. This grout is represented by source of energy, it simply does with Tolmrro Ittton,
the general chemical formula C 10 II Hi;; food what the steam engine does with its f Stork Furatlny.and Jtntrj/ Section,
which means that ten parts of carlxm are. coal it tikes kind of I'ftirn mud Stratrbfrry lunch,
one existing ,, ,
energy Or ,, llnnttna sad llM'''ij>J Country,
always found combined with sixteen and changes; it into other forms and jwir- l'ho]>h'tt'' lint.llu. .
I parts of hydrogen. ; or remembering that eels it out as the varied needs of the N.* titlerr Spring andOthrr
the atomic weight of carbon is 12 and mechanism of life and the repair of that Rrnst Ifiififffift'oMMfrt Nine NfrnerjTlif /.

that of hydrogen 1, our short! hand way mechanism require. I i &04 tor llrarhr* th" Aolnl FlMng/* Groumti.

of writing it indicates that 10x12=120: In sustaining the functions of healthy descriptive Has tho best lands for tillage, greatest vari-
parts or (say ounce to make it if possible: psniphltt. ety of soils m tho State, and above all
life the principal food elements of
)) ) of carbon charcoal is value
more simple ( )
Runs over the Central Rldgeland
are what are termed, first: the protoid Dr.) WILLIAMS'f'
always combined with exactly 10x1 or Where It Is High and Healthy.
bodies containing all the .
nitrogenous MEDICINE CO.
sixteen! ounces of hydrogen. All this 8 Prosperous towns flll Its route and It offers
which is a extensive compounds| of the food, such as the t-', It.. Schenectady, N.Y.: the best freight facilities for any produce to
gives group the same chemical very and one albumen of the egg, the gluten of wheat, o l.e te...;po. aDd BrockUI.Onf, tho Northern markets. Send for the popular
casein of milk, gelatine of the bones ... sonIC-
the task, odor,optical and other physical 1 -- "
fatsimcludiug "MY FLORIDA HOME.
myosin of lean meat, etc. Next the
properties are vastly different. It is certainly with Its spirited words and beautiful music
tallow lard, the oil
butter of
a most singular fact that nature DYSDDDsia is tile banD descriptive of an actual Florida Home and
can take exactly 1 120>> ) ounces of carbon Feeds, etc., and lastly the carbohydrates which Is gotten up In elegant stylo-Six pagesof
consisting of starches full sized best music ,containing also
of = sugars! gurnst etc. paper
and 10 hydrogen and them
put The and fats eftb. ffeneration. ItUforlUear a picturo a homo In Florida and a hunting
carbohydrates present
together in i such varying products' as oil are principally *and Its alfeudanta. Hick lIe.ca- scene. It is mailed on receipt 10 cents (In
of turpentine, orange, lemon, row, caraway consumed as fuel, though in connection -.cti.,Constipation and riles, that. stamps, to pay expense of distribution.)
with protein they undoubtedly Send also for tho best man of Florida (sent
i IMppcr, anises, nutmeg, thyme, other transformations free) and note the towns on its route.
lavender, etc. It all depends] no doubt undergo areas A.O. MAODONKLUG.P A..
upon the different way in which the yet imperfectly understood. Jacksonville, Fla.
Ultimate atoms grouped,and is simplyan It is, however, in tho protein that by Tutt Pills i -

instance! among thousands of what far the highest nutritive value is fount! The Florida Central &
chemists call "isomcrism." All the nitrogenous! compounds found

As I have said, oil of turpentine( seems and formed in tho blood, muscles >lsav b.com .0 fansonsu neT ast Peninsular R. R. Co.
to be in a sense typical of this whole tendons, nerves, brain and other tissuesof p..dilr and gently on the dlr..tiv.

group of essential oils and many of them, the human body come directly from .twine.rCHHI.to..rJplaCo.teem ton and.vlgortiaimilat n.o..a.gold *. Offers to Shippers
among which is oil of orange tend to the transformation of this most importantfood
t the allMtnfnoidt. Everywhere. The Shortest and Qaiekest Route
revert or go lock to this probably less product

complex primitive t>r'ppe| as every drug These flesh-forming ingredients, singular ._--. liOtp 144ITuMnctoa 1t.. L] t BETWEEN
gl8t'ho is compelled to carry much "old to say, are found in more liberal -- FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN

stock" finds to his cost Like most of proportions in the orange than any THE EAST AND WEST.

the oils derived from the citrus family, oil other known fniit. The carbohydratesare gave Your Qranges With Improved Ventilated Cars this com-
of orange can lie split up into a number also well represented, as the various panT Is better equipped than over ever to
of isomeric bodies some of which con- forms of sugar found in well ripened handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops,and
tain the odoriferous principle in a concentrated specimens .give it an equally high rankin By the new process (patented) for pre>errio Insure close connections and prompt despatch
in their to all Eastern and Western Markets.
natural condition for months.
1 fonn. It is a curious fact too that that regard. According to the latest This can be done at very small co-t ; we' have
the odor does not mm to belong to the European investigations oranges stand oranges now in perfect condition put up In November Through oars to destination with.
oil itwdf but is only develop at the first among fruits in the albumenoids '8>; refer to Officiate, Pasco Co. for particulars out change or delay.
moment when it is oxidized and do@tro'ocl. present ((1.73 prunes second and ale of right Address"I, B. WRVKK Perishable freight followed by wire and
per cent..) & Co.. St. Leo Pas"o. Fla., or Dade City, Pasco
In an atmosphere of pure ((78 )per cent) nd, bananas and Co.. FIs shippers points advised and arrival time at passing destination.various Junction
nitrogen oil of orange has very little grapes| fourthwhile apples and (pears stand ---- All claims for overcharges and loss prompt-
mere odor than olive oil. :Most fragrant nearly the lowest on the list Dr. Hilgard I QREEN ACADEMY adjusted.

esKHitial oils .share in this singular, of California who has made an exhaustive 9OWLINQ See that your goods are markedvia
chemical l At the it.walag Grcea. T..-Op.nf B t>t.7th. ThoroosHm
property same time study of the orange, as grown there .nt.e .r ral ti rato .sap l>*4 bwilth record. F, C. & P. R. R.
that the fragrance is developed ozone is finds a elightly diminished! percentage? of abnomt! freedom from oASiac,iHct4. onlformlr For Information call on or address the undersigned -
'produced( I, the most powerful l germicide albumenoids, but while I jjositive knowledge )- ...toa.-r.-acspe.O4.ha- Hui-.-M.A.-c..t V.. :
known eo that the universal liking of on this point is wanting I am quite lauaraCo- 0... arstts. C. t:. TA YLOIl.Trnv. A'gt Ocala Via.
) W. H. TUCK:It. Oen. A'g't, Orlando. Fla.
the world for perfumes has probably its confident that the Florida grown orange .t. Md. JKMy. a.r.I1k14".,." 0.hIM.CPI0S. .... ss1t .. fl. 1IOLDKX,Tray A'It. ecsburg, Fla.W. .
ultimate reason existence in important is fully equal if not superior to the Eu- ."1.a&lie." ts.pk./' << It. FULL Y.It.Tray. A'jl 1. Tampa, Fla.
13nltal".lAw8. both in the SkMB. rtat -' Or N.S. PENNINGTON.Tramo Manager.
product :
ropean |percentage 4 UMM I ; Jacksonville FU
As a iuedic tae the. orange holds no of its albuineiioids and carbohydrates. a w. etuTS. rtavtu.Cre.tar: c.,r.... W. H. PLEASANT9,General Freightlat..


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FREE RIDE TO SEE another round and throw out this "CENT-A-WORD" COLUMN.

ONE MILLION FRUIT TREES strip, running the plow 10 inches deepor \
is To insure insertion in this column advertise-
about th the
depth digger run
menu must be accompanied: by the money.
in the nursery; this should give a fur- Advertisements must not exceed fifty words.
Will take R. R.fare:from bill of tree to all who will come to Nursery and purchase to amount Postage Stamps received in payment.
ot double R. R. fare. I can afford to make this offer as one pleased customer means his future row 10 inches deep and from 20 to 25 Count every word,including name and address.
trade also the trade of his neighbors. Club together and send one man from your neighborhood inches wide. We consider these fur- I .
before buying this fall. P1Uj.iVlEW SOFT PHOSPHATE, dried
I am now preparing to plant for myself what will be the largest orchard In the county. Price rows much better than holes in whichto ground and sacked, reduced 10 15 per ton
of stock as low as the lowest for first-class stock. Catalogue free. plant trees, and they are much more carloads,or|6 small lots. C. B. Smith,Jackson
Pomona Wholesale Nurseries.W. rapidly made. ville. ioaS4tpINNAMOMUM <<

D. GRIPPING, Proprietor.Mnrflrnny "In transplanting the trees from the %ZEYLANICUM the true
link,.,. Co., Fin V Ceylon Cinnamon of Commerce. Fresh seed
nursery to the orchard: we run a potato 25, cents per too; fa per looopostpaid. J. V.
fork into the ground at the side of the Allen, Florist, Box 447.Orlando, Fla. itPARLOAD
tree, lift it out just as we would a hill OH SPHAGNUM MOSS wanted in
v exchange for trees G, I,. Taber,Glen bt.
A full line_ of the leading varieties of Orange & Lemon Trees at rock-bottor of potatoes, and set it into the wagon Mary Fla. 1<-< oaS-4t
prices. Address with all the earth that will stick to the -
PURE fi.jo per pair.
roots. In the orchard there are two to four years old Orange and Lemon
DEER ISLAND NURSERIES, men to each row. One man sets the buds Fla. at faoo per 1000. J. L. Derieux, Lakeland 10-28-41

Oakland, Orange Co, Flu. tree in place where the east and west -
the north and south and Till
cross price of dried,ground sacked Soft
Florida Ants and Earthworms 1 Northern States and twice as active.Its i holds it, while the other man with a : Phosphate to six dollars per ton. C. II. Smith

The Florida ants will take out the I presence is an indication of rich shovel throws fine earth around it. Jacksonville so.38-41

lettuce and other minute seeds from soil, of which it is partly the cause The man holding the tree tramps the v PAUhuKNlA.November would GEN CLIMAN like commission: going middle of some of

the soil in which they are planted and and partly the effect. Their hearing earth firmly around the roots; he should kind.trees. Could Address care, California for shipment,,care of Fruit orange Grower.or other

actually destroy the beds. They will is intensely acute and when they hear always stand on the north side of the io<< aS-tt

the approach of the mole burrowing tree while tramping as he nearly al
suck the life out of acres of young WANTED-Full Blooded Guinn Hogs. Ad.
cucumbers and melon plants, uproot through the earth with its powerful ways leans the tree trom him, and we ., Fla. to-aS-at<<

strawberry plants or cover the buds paws, they wriggle out on to the sur like to have the tree inclined a littleto TRY THE BEST Orange Tree Vegetable Per-

with earth to such an extent as to kill face with the greatest haste, preferringto the south or southwest. As soon six dollars ever tun sold.dried Bclleview Soft Phosphate
per ,ground and sacked. C.
them. They will get into pie, pickle, take their chances with birds and as the trees are set out we throw the B. Smith,Jacksonville. lo-aS-4t
fowls rather than with their hereditary furrows shut by going one round with - -
meat in
sauce on
syrup, sugar, COK SALE OR EXCHANGE-One Double.
hash; will riddle a cake or fill a loaf enemy underground. They are con the plow, and in a week or two when Horse Dradtr's Spading Harrow, also one

of baker's bread till it is worthless. stantly engaged in going up and downin the weeds begin to start we go another in Averya good Double-Horse order and good zo-Inch aa Disc new.Harrow B. B. Keep,both,

All remedies failing, I took to baiting the earth, (from the surface to the round, setting the plow so it will only Boardman, Fla. io>atat

them near their nests with slices of lower strata of the soil, carrying down take a few inches of soil and run it a FOR CUTAWAY HARROW prices,address U-

meat, bones, apple and pear parings, leaves and vegetable matter to rot and little deeper; this enables us to entirelycover Hubbard, Federal Point,Fla.,State Agent

and when I had from 50,000 to 100- enrich the ground. Their minute gal. the first furrow thrown in and to-ai-tf

000 out, turn a kettle of boiling wateron leries penetrate the soil in every direc all the weeds that may have started; ISLAND POULTRY YARDS I Black Lang-

them. I have killed during the tion, admitting air and moisture; in in a few weeks we repeat, cutting a stock for sale, ftlack Eggs Minorca$i.o, per and 15. Agents White for Leghorn Smith'

last week over a million in the spaceof fact, cultivating the soil to better pur few inches more and so on, until J by &Romain's Boiled Beef and Bone (,poultry,'l.to
than man often does. The earth midsummer have bed per so-pound sack. C. 11.Jacques, Fernandina,
a quarter acre lot, and I have al pose we a runningthe Fla. to-ai-at/
worms under the of the elevatedsix -- ---- -.- ---_ ---
working entire
most whipped them out. I had to do length row, FLORIDA HOMESEEKERpublished
this to secure any lettuce plants, and of mulching are as good as a or eight inches above the surrounding Park, the model colony of South Florida Avon
many unobservant farmers complainof pronghoe.A land and about eight feet wide. only- 50 cents a year.- O. M.Crosby, publisher tf

seedmen when they should attribute The space between the rows in a SALE-10 acres;5 acres in groveOld
Great Apple Orchard. commercial orchard cultivate in fronting lake and bordering town plat.
their troubles to insects.It we Price,1300. For particulars address II., Fitiger

is very curious and instructive to The great Wellhouse Orchard in corn. The second year we commence aid_ Fla., ________ __lo-14-.it

see how promptly the ants which Kansas, with its 140,000 apple trees, cultivation by throwing the earth from FOR SALE-Finest Langshan. Indian and Ex
Games. JOHN Pow BLL, Cocoa, Fla.
escape the scalding will go to work covering more than 1,200 acre,, has the trees and wind up by throwing it -. loM4tflfin ,.

taking out the dead, and after piling now for some years been a financial to them again. We repeat this system 300 NOONAN Strawberry Planta for

them outside first, then go to excavating success, thanks to the practical skill (four or five years until the trees come ,jUUU Fla.late, fl.y> per thousand R.PUDDY .
Lawtey, 10-14-41<<
again and rebuilding their cells of its proprietors. Our readers will into bearing, when we seed down to -

and This done be hear of the clover. For cultivating the trees we J.HGIIORN&-Tbe most prolific
_run ways.: being_ very !glad? to some account BROWN. Splendid loragers. Extremely hardy.lay
quickly, the next work on hand is the methods employed by this prosperous use the Sherwood steel harness, which Non-sitters block 'from best imported strains.
laying in of a supply of food, by hauling business concern, and we therefore has no single-trees to bark the trees." Warranted Strictly Pure. Eggs f i for shipped
any distance with perfect safety Circular 1r<<.
the dead bodies of the hot water publish the essential parts of the ad. Garden and Forest. R._PCDDY_Lawtey_ Fla. lo-7<< -4tDoNN'l
victims into their storehouses. You dress delivered before the Horticultural I r
MONEY buying trees that
may see a small black ant hauling and Congress in Chicago last month, by Add a little salt to stove polish andit bear in Florida,but buy KitfferGatbcr.

tugging at the carcass of a rea ant Mr. Wellhouse, since it is a recordof will not rub oft so easily; a teaspoonful ARCADIA Smiths )Mikado NCRSBRIKS and,Sand)Monticello Pear Fla.that will 9JoitPFCANS bear

twenty times its own weight; and he actual experience: of pulverized alum mixed in it --. -
-Ribera Pecan Grove and Pecan Nur
always succeeds, in the end, in landing "In the preparation of the soil we gives a fine lu:.ter. Thin Shell Pecan One year old

it in the warehouse of the colony. i. have found it a good plan to break No hamper or any other receptacleof Fla.Pecan Trees. ARTHOR BRown,box 4 Bagdad 9-30-51 ,

Next you may see a sort of ambulance raw prairie in May or June, crossplowin soiled clothing, no matter how
for the disabled. the fall and the A FEW HUNDRED extra fine branched Kiefler
corps searching again next spring.If handsomely decorated, should be keptin and LeConte Pear Trees left; order early.
These are taken carefully to the un there is time it is best to grow one a sleeping apartment. ARCADIA NURSERIES )!Montictllo Fla. 9" -tCIIOICn

derground house, where the surgeons or two crops before the trees are Cane-seat chair.bottoms that have
Orange and Grape Fruit Trees for sale.
and nurses are in waiting. Then, planted. If old ground is used it sagged, but are not broken, can be varieties; can furnish! a full line

too, you may see the timekeepers and should be put in such condition as made as taut as when new if washed of Deciduous every particular! trees;packing Catalogue'guaranteed after October firstclassin 1st.J. .

bosses directing this one, or turning would be considered good for any thoroughly with a soft, wet cloth in W. AND F. D. WAITS. Magnolia Nurseries,

another back on some errand or to kind of grain. We run a digger under soapsuds. Let them dry in the air. Belleview--- Fla. 9-23-1Jt

some other duty. There is not a mo the trees in the nursery, cutting ofT o FOR SALE or exchange one fatr-yesr-oId bull

ment's delay, no halting feet, no idle the roots at a depth of 8 or 10 inches, For Malaria, Liver Trou- half Jersey Durham, from a half four-gallon Jersey;and cow.one CIIAS.bull air W.;

hands, but all move as if it was their and 10 inches on either side; this is bleorIndigestionueeBROWN'S CAI..LL,SR,Ocala Mat ion Co. 9-aj-lot

last day on earth, and this is the only done early in the spring. As soonas
POND NURSERY.-Satsuma Orange
hour left in which to redeem a mis the ground is in condition we lay IRON BITTERS SHELL ,the hardiest the world,on five-year-:
life. For lessons in ofT the for the orchard old trifoiiata stocks; will bear in one or two
spent industryand space by run. yean. JAS. P. DsPA, Lake City, Florida.
the furrows east and 16 IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ORANGE SHIP- o-a 16CHOICR
perfect government go to ning light west to Buffalo N. Y.,one of the
feet apart, and north and south 32 unsurpassed markets of United State, remember FLORIDA SEED RYR.-our own
ants.The above is from a letter in the feet apart; running a furrow in line Commission the Old Responsible Merchants: who, Reliable advance and liberally Florida"; hence we can win guarantee seed as
genuine Rye. We handle other
Savannah News, but the writer omitsto with stakes, we throw the furrow to and dont sell at auction, but direct to retail trade seed rye. Sample sent on application.no Supply
for all is in them. Batterson &Co., 167-169 Scott
minute the then and let the left limited. Price f. o. b.. i peck;t.oo1 bushel or
mention another east turn
creature St., Buffalo. N.Y Established i86&-as yean ex more f.1.co per bushel. Cash with order. Ad
which follows in the footsteps of man hand horse (we use a right-hand plow) eriencc.WELLMACH'YAJlIIU.. dress EXCELSIOR Sisals FARM, Kenka, Florida

equally with the ant and is friendly to walk in the furrow just made and throw I .. w..o o-a-tf 1ORANGH
/ A1.. ,.,.,..,... GROWERS : 1 am agent for the
him; and that is the earthworm. The this furrow to the west, leaving a strip .*..,. &.. Will Slier trade.and a Fertilizer
Florida earthworm is two or three from 12 to 16 inches wide between the EacKl4vr4M..j Distributor that will pay for itself in one season.
iwo*. **!*," The AmerictaWeli Work*,AororaIU! Wiite for price, etc. C.A.BOONS,Orlando, Fla.THE .
times as large as the earthworm of the two furrows; we now turn and go also Cy'aC9, til.; Dallas,TILl; Sydney N. S.W. 8.I6-IU





The South, is dependent solely upon its Farming and
Manufacturing interests for prosperity. Now, don't you,
a Southern planter, consider it your duty to patronize
Southern Manufacturers, everything being equal ?

The manufacturers of ATLANTA PLOWS guarantee .
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SAVANNAH LINE.Time Clyde Steamship Co.

to hours between Savannah New York and and -
53 55 Philadelphia, CHHRLESfaNlib
between Boston and Savannah, 65 to 70 hours. ,


PO..Olto Y2aztaa.l .

Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class $25.60; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion $43.50; L a
Jacksonville and Boston: Cabin $27.00; Intermediate $21.00 i Excursion 47.301; Steerage, $14.1)
The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to..n.. (o'tlows' :

[Central or 90Meridian Time.]

City of lUrmlngham ..............................................Wednesday, Nov rat, U.,1Oa.m The Line -
Naroorhre: ................................................. .............. Friday, Nov 3d, 1.30 p.m magnificent Steamships of this are appointed
Tallahassee........................................... ..... ........... Saturday Nov 4th, 2.30p.m to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. C.,
City of Augusta.... .............................................. ...Monday, Nov 6th, 4.30 p.m
Ctmttahoochee ................................ ................... Wednesday Nov 6th, 5.30 P In both ways :
Kansas City...................... Friday. Nov loth. 6.30 a.m (STANDAKD TIME.) "
City of lllrmlnghatn.. '..................... .......................Saturday, NcvNacoochre. nth, 6.00 p.m From New York. From Jacksonville.
: .... ... ......................... ............ ..............Monday Nov 3th, 8 oo p.m (Pier 39. H. R.) STEAMER Florida.
Tallahassee..... .......................' .........................Wednesday,Nov 15th 10 oo a.m Tuesday Sept a6th,at 3 pm ........."SKMINOLK". ......Sundav. Oct. rat,at 9ooam
City of Augusta ... ..................................................Friday, NovChattahoochrr 17th. 12.00 n'n Friday Sept I9th at 3 pm ........."CIIKKOKKK".........Thursday, Oct. sth at too p lit
: ................................................. .....Saturday, Nov ifcth, too p.m Tuesday, Oct. Jd.t.1 p m ......."ALGONQUIN.1 .... ......Sunday. Oct. Blh, at igopmpm
p Kansas City...........................................................Monday.. No. joth, 2,30 p.m Friday, Oct. 5th,at .1 ......,..8KMINOLK" ....... Thursday, Oct. uth.at 6x: o am
City of Illmilngliam ............... ........... .............. ....Wednesday, Nov lid, ".00 Tuesday, Oct.: toth at 3 pm..CUHROKHU..Suoday. Oct. islhat 8:30ampm :
Nacoocher.............................t........... ......................Friday Nov 24th 6.ooa.m p.m Friday. Oct. ijth at 3 ......."ALGONQUIN".........Thursday Oct. 19th.at. ngoa m
Tallahassee ................ .........................SaturdayNO.,2Sth.7.oop.m Tuesday, Oct. I7th at 3 pm....... "SKMINOLK" ........Sundav, Oct. 3rd, at tgopra
City of Augusta. .. .... ................ ............... '" ..Mooday.No.a7th.8.oopm: Friday, Oct. aoth,at 3 pm."CIIEROKEE" .....Thursday.. Oct. 26th. at J: oam
Chattahoochee ........... .........................................Wednesday, Nov*jth, lojoo..m Tuesday Oct. :24th,at 3 pm..AI..GONQUIN..Sunday. Oct 29th at jyoampm
Friday. Oct. arth at .1 ........ SKM1NOLK.." .... Thursday NOT 3d,at 11:ax.am
FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. Tuesday, Oct. 31ltat J pm ........"CHKROKKK" ........ Sunday. Nor 5th,at 140pm
CltyofMacon ................... ....... .. .. ........ ...... .. ....Thursday, NOT :ad.12.30P.m --- _
(I ate Cltr......................... .... ...... ... .. ..... .....Tbuf'1lday.No.-, 6.oop.m ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE.
Cltr of Macon ............................... .... .............Thursday,Nov i6th, 10.30 a.m .
Gate City. .... .....?.................... .................. .........Thursday NOT tad ".30 p.m
GItjrof' aiacon....... ................................................Thursday, Nov 30th. 10.30a.m For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on".

(This Ship don NOT Carry Passengers)

Dessoug. ....... ..........................................Friday NOT 3d Steamers are appointed to Mil ae .:
Dessous............................................... ........... Monday, NOT 13th 8.30 t.3op.m a.m l;veralncle "
Dessoug............................ ..... ...........?. ..................Thursday Nor 23th ".30 p.m ; ,
Capt. W. A. SHAW.
THESE PALACE STEAMERS Prom JacksonTille-Tuesdays and Saturday at 5.00 p.m.;returning,leave Sanford Thursdaysand
Mondays at$.00 a.m.
Connecting with the !Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycroaa Short Line), offer to the "' Ve1k1cas"
Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.
Through Ticket and Bills of' Lading issued to principal 1 points North Hut and Northwest via From Jacksonville-Mondays and Thursdays at 5 p.m.;returning leave Sanford Wednesdaysand
Savannah. For information and rooms apply to Saturdays at 5 a.m.
J. P. DBCKWITH. Sot Agent. W. II. LUCAS, Fla. P.... Agent, General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville
71 West Bay Street Jacksonville 71 West Bay Street,Jacksonville
R. L. WALKKR. Agent C.G.ANDERSON Agent M. II. Cf4 Yf)) Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green, New York. ,
New Pier No.35 North River, New York. City Exchange Building, Savannah Ga. Til EO. T. KG KIl, Traffic Manager Bowling Green. New York.A. .
RICHARDSON lit BARNARD. Agents Lewis' Wharf Boston. .J. COLE. Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green, New York.
W. L. JAMES, Agent, it 8.Third Street, Philadelphia. F. M. IKONMONffelt. Jr., Florida Passenger' Agent 88 West Bay Jacksonville, FU.
HASHAGKN.Eastern Agent Sav., Fla. & Western Ry.Co., 261 BroadwI).N. Y. JOHN L. IIOU'AKI, Florida Freight Agent foot Laura Street,Jacksonville, Fla.
A.ISeW.SAMPSON General Agent, W. K. ARNOLD Gen. Tray. Pass. AgU, JackaonTille. PIa J. A. LESLIE!' Superintendent foot Laura Street. Jacksonville Iota
306 Washington at.. Boston. W. II. RHKTT. General Agent WM. P. CLYDE & CO. Qen'l Agents
POt'Tkkrta apply to s.. F.lt W.Railway office. 317 Broadway New York. ,
... 19 South llawar Avmi Philadelphia.. 5 Howling flrr..n. New York.



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Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal lonv Phllade III e{phi&FI&..:, for s V'fjf-. %* Trenton liarrltburg Florida Wllkesf to
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Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark. December.**. 21 119371ai l,' ''93 93 : ;JIll;!"F, Buffalo Scranton, Elmira Albany,Pittsburr Syr-,

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President. Vice-President.

Cashier. CAPITAL 100000. Assistant Cashier. Quick handling. Delivery Philadelphiaat

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JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, the fruit trade.

Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and General *
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CORRESPONDENCE INVITED._ For other rates and particulars apply to ; ,.1. P *, .?


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Jas. P. Tallaferro, T. W. Roby Judge R. B. Archibald .
W. B. Clarkson, C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson, Traffic M'g'r, Foot Newnan St, Gen'l! M'g'r 155 Dock St,
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Owing to lack of enough support from the Florida orange growers and shippers, I To the shippers who desire to send their fruit to England via Now York, I offer to ship
find it impossible to dispatch steamer to England November 1st, only having about 10,000< in tho fastest steamers and give the best attention in' England on the following terms ,

boxes pledged. Tho only steamer I ball send this season? therefore, will leave Fcrnan- A charge of 70 cents from Jacksonville to England,the shipper to stand selling charges
diva on November 15, and unlc..*... 'growers of Florida oranges will pledge a sulHcient commissions,etc.,which are incurred In England..
number of bozos by October 20th,I shall nd no direct steamer to England this! year.
I wish it distinctly understood that I do not advise shipping to England via New ,
I hare given t sufficient time to make tho to November let and
o growers up cargo
but mako this offer as I understand there are some growers who wish to send their fruit in
tho failure lies entirely at their door.
this way. I will advance 35 cents per box on fruit shipped to England via New York on receipt -
I,personally,incur a great deal of expense in sending these steamers,and cannot afford of the fruit in New York.
to charter a steamer unless a full cargo is pledged long enough before the sailing date of tho
steamer to warrant tho undertaking. : I much regret the failure of tho growers to support tho shipping'of the cargo November .
To those who have pledged fruit to go November 1st, I would say that I shall consider Ut,and hope that there will be no difficulty In securing tho cargo for tho vessel to sail

that they will ship. their fruit November 15th,unless otherwise advised. November 15th.
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A Prize of 50.00 Cash to Florida Orange Growers

IIEUEDY offer.prize of $ 0.00, cash, competition open to all Florida I orange shippers tho. proceeds of the sale,without interest;and I will also advance and pay tho local freight
I who send their oranges via my DIKECT NTKAMKIl TO ENGLAND, to leave My charge for handling and selling the fruit is 85 cent per box. This charge together
Fernandlna, Fla., about November 15th. This prize will bo awarded<< to the with the local freight charge,will be the ENTIRE COST,thus enabling tho shipper to figure
shipper whose fruit Is packed tho best, most careful and lands in England in tho best condi- exactly tho price of marketing his fruit in Europe.
slop and sells for the highest net average results, tho judge and decision to bo governed
Shippers of 100 boxes and over will have the proceeds of tho sale of their fruit In their
wholly by the sales, which necessarily will be the highest for tho boAt fruit in the best condlhands
three days after tho sale in England
/9TEAMEH/ which I shall engage. In this service for this season will bo tho best for Tho time I is come when Florida must look for other markets than tho United States,
tho purpose obtainable. and as a decision must bo arrived at whether or not the orange growers of Florida will sup'?
THE WADING,which of tho utmost importance, will bo under my personal supervision port mo in affording an outlet for thMf fruit, I ask each shipper interested in the subject of
,and on arrival England the fruit will be handled and sold in the best European fruit extending\ our market to write me,advising if I can depend oa him either for the wholo or
market(Liverpool)by tho most cfpcriencod and well known fruit auctioneers. part of his crop. This project deserves the support of all Florida shippers.

To those desiring it, I will make an advance of 65 cents<<" per box, to be deducted from Yours very truly.
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15,Philpot Lane 0' ) about November 1st. Htencila will be furnished ou application! Box material and paperLONDQR' 04 W. Bay St.JACKSONVILLE.
() furnished at lowest price. O. ...,
A li\'T8 W..ll.XJIJ". every ."'/)phlfohl' to solicit business for tnt, both for
Mnn Mnt\nnnnMn f"lporl and flo.U ."r,.. A MnnMI\nnM;

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WILSON & TOOMER R Manufactured by the

State AtteI"11N.: L. B. Darling Fertilizer Co.,,



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Special Orange Tree Manure. 0. B. WEEKS, Stato Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.
p' No. 8 llostwlck Block Corner Hay and: f aln Street
': genii for rocket Memoranda Hook. _. ___
\ Fruit and Vine Manure, -- ---- -_ .r ___ _

Tomato Manure, : ,. v r DO YOU KNOW we here. ffijWWSS) I } ECONOMIC
the Tropic*and warm cilmales of the r
: AAAmmoniated Super-Phosphate, ID that the schcmejust broached by our HortlcuL
UU IOU KNOW turUU was already I lUIUO
Pure Ground Bone. i in our nta Florida people tip to A LIII till FACT I
r l the times know this,and are quietly taking advantage of the
,If of I'dUD'rare plants' of u*. We can supply Aloe Bamboo,Camphor,Cinnamon
"" i ,Coffee. Dalbergia, Uxcoecaris,Picu.Gamboge.Hemp((81..1)). Iron
-'"' o r bark, Jujube Kola' cgwood, Mahogany, Nutmeg Olive,Orange Pepper,
,, Querau, Rice-paper, Strychnine,Tea,Upas,Vanilla i .Wax-myttie, Xyloama -
Yucca,Zingiber plants and hundreds of others.
Also Dealers inand' Send for our large catalogue,which tells all about 1U *
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Blood Bone, Sulphate of Potash;, NURSERIES OF THE.MilwlUkll

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Tobacco Stems Nitrate of Soda Cottonseed .
Selected strains of Choicest Varieties oi Citrus Fruit Trees Specialty.BuddlngtWopd.
for sale at all times
Our stock b large and complete.. PROMPT ATTENTION TO COIUESPONUItrtCI
/ Meal, Canada Hardwood Ashes, and all of For Catalogue and Prlce-Ut,address

-. A. L. DUNCAN, Manager, Dunedin, Ma.
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Correspondence solicited,.and'prices and,circular sent on application. SUNSET HILL NURSERIES

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I IA tj Contain a list and description of the 'Choicest and Most Profitable varieties ot the Citrus
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:otstsir 'VarntQd. first call Un.OOOUIJl ki ottozi- sas! ..in- our extensive experience of seventeen years We carry one of

The Largest Stocks of Citrus Trees in the United States.S .

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