Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00302
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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: November 4, 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: UF00055765:00302
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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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J'owf'r.'ubll..raucl I'roprlrtor. JACKSONVILLE. FLA., NOVEMBER 4. 1893. Whole No. lain Vol.:vFav.a1:1t1t11! V, No. 44.

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Successful Otan0e Grouters T FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.

What fruit in the citrus line have you for early shipping, and ---
does it pay? An Incorporated Home Association of() (rowers for marketing Florida Fruit to the.
You may not have thought of its importance> ,but the Good Early Orange is the best ad\'antn AUTIIOHIZHD: CAPITAL faiiUlJO.IJOX .
MATKKIAIThe Exchange 'is fully prepared to ,supply boxes and paper on
comity? orange, andBOONE'S order. Write for price list and terms.
Not only in respect to earliness but Get rid of some of your old, unprofitable GEO. It. FAtlUANK) President. I). O1tEENLFAF, Ylce-llreshlent.
THAT AI1HFItTM.i V : Oen'l Mgr.and Treas )1 I. }I. TG1tNIat Secretary.Al1tKC)1'OItSGeo. .
stock and BUY SOMETHING WILL PAY I : :81 it. }Fairbanks Alachua Co: 1-:.O. IUllt UracUoro o.: Ur. I. K lImn
IIlIIsboro Co.: John Fabyan. Lake Co.: lly Crutcher Orange t.o.: : I). Ureenleaf\ Duval>> Co.;
NOW IS THE TIME TO BUD. U. )(. lIaer, Uu"al Co.: A. ilrady. Urcvan Co.: F. d l.Sam'son' Marion( C.; C. V. UaUer,
Marion Co.: John )1. Bryan,Oyceala Co.: W. 1tauton: I'utnam Co.: 31. S. )(oreman tn.
Fall! is better than spring for nucccssful! budding.. Fall buds start out several Johns Co: C. }f'. A. Ilfelby, 0Iu8s( Co.: laenl [loud. J.llku Co.
weeks. earlier off faster, harden up quicker and stand the cold better. Addrcss'all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Kxchanrc,Jacksonville Fla. Stencils
I have a large and well assorted stock of the choicest budded orange, lemon with full packing and shlppinir Instructions__,furnished_ on application. "'T. _
and grape fruit trees, and
Will Sell You as Cheap as They Can Be Sold. 1! Sell Your Oranges at Home.
Will send sample of early] oranges on receipt of 8 cents to pay postage.

C. A. BOO N E, Agent,

Semt-Troplcot, Nurseries M Orlando, 1=1&. If Y Ot..1 Oci.iai.io1:
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FINE ABBAKA SLIPS andGOLDEN The Jacksonville fruit Auction\ -o.[

QUEEN SUCKERS Offers the Quickest and Most Reliable Means of Dispos-

Now ready for delivery. ing of Fruit.
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11'. N. P 1 ICE, When fruit cannot be sold hero at a fair price, will forward to best Eastern
Box 449, Orlando, Fla. Western markets, and sell at auction (only onu commission) and!. make advances
of LOc to $1.00 I per box, on good fruit, here, as to general condition of markets.
ijv iiuriigfi TRUES roil PRODUCTION AND PROFITBuy Sale and returns made of sale.
days Monday, Wednesday Friday; on day
of the Well-Known Reliable Tenyears'testedGLEN For !stencils and information address
Thos. 1$. Towns, ffi'g'rr.GENUINE .

PKARS,all kinds,immense fctock.PKACIIKS. FIGS and MUU1KRKIKS. BERMUDA ONION.Our .
.60 rarieties, new and old. POM KG RAKATKS.CAMPHOR .
JAPAN PLUM'' .PKKSIMMONS best Japan and,native varieties torts.to.ted. TKXAS>> UMDKHLLA.ORKV1LLHA TRKKS. seed of tho Genuine Bermuda Onion crop of 180!)!) will be ready October1st
GRAPHS>> rood supply,all leading kinds. ROBUST Send in :your order now. We have both varieties, the White and Pale Red.
PECANS best Paper-Shell variety. :MAGNOLIA ORANDIFLOKA.
WALNUTS, lingUshJapan and California. CITRUS TRIPOUATA. Price per packet 5c; 1 oz., l 15c1: oz., 25c: ; \lIb., 8.)c; lIb! 3.00, postpaid.(

CHK. We have other kinds lots of them-write very fine. for what ROSES you,SO want.varieties. H. G. HASTINGS AND CO., SEEDSMEN,

For: five years past samples} of fruit have been sent, free of charge, on annlica-{ Iiateirloolaeia, Plea:
Lion, and will be this )'car. but our experience and information aa to adaptability to
your locality is worth much' more. Wo have dif'carded from our own orchards one 40 page Illustrated Catalogue free. --
variety of which we shipped 400 bushels in 1887, and this Is but one of the hun -
dreds of varieties tested. Wo have built our reputation) on fine stock-some people
my the finest. An Ex-Governor of Florida writes: "They are beauties and so ad- DO YOU GROW ORANGES ?
tnimbly packed as to shame a novice in the business, and even many who pretend,
to be experts."
Prompt and careful attention to correspondence. Prices reasonable. Cataloguefree. If you do, you know that consignment means poor returns and a worm;

Address future. We advise you to sell on tho tree or f. o. b.

,- G. L... ABER Glen S t. Mary, Fla.BINth Sell and Do Not Consign

BROS. If you cannot sell at home ship to us and we will sell for you.
lARNITTBROS We sell DAILY for CASH and l tnak'e returns on the day of Kile.We .
turn your oranges into money in from three to five clays, while distant
-.."....*.t DEALERS IN FRUITS. *._ commission men take 3 to 6 weeks.
fRUltS Twenty years of consignment has brought prices from $&> a thousand downto
We respectfully solicit shipments of Fruits and Vegetables. a point whore oranges will scarcely more than Jwiy the cost of picking packingand
I We are now making a specialty ofORANGES shipping.
Keep your fruit on the trees until the market is ready I and then ship.
Send us no drops or culls.! They don't wll. Watch our bulletin in the
and Invite correspondence on Markets and Prospects. Times-Union. Ship bright well colored fruit in small lots or car loads. Leave russets
We want reliable agents at all principal shipping points. a little ]longer. Write for M ncils, etc.

References by ICnnlssion-.c\ M. Ivet Esq., Jacksonville; National Shoe THE FRUIT MARKET
and Leather Bank, New York; the Volusia County Bank, DeLand, Fla., and tho ,
CommercIAl Loan and Trust Co.,Chicago, 159 South Water St. BURTON K. BARRS, PRES. JACKSONVILLE, FLA.w .

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Surely effective and cheapest material offered for the destruction of insects. Its proper use will kill the spider, rust mito, anguil-
lula, moving scale and fungus growths. It is a sure remedy for the "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. manufacturers' prices. IF*" fflEm

Correspondence solicited. E s B A 111Jacksonville,




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

I 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

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

given perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spraying Apparatus furnished to our customers at cost.

McMASTER & MILLER San Mateo and Citra, Fla.


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F. s. KM GUT, Contracting Freight Agent,Jacksonville, Fla. J. U. STEPHENS, Contracting Agent Jacksonville, Fla.



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TERMS OF sunSOIUltTIOS prime condition on the tree for a much look to the orchards and nurseries ot the hole tight, and the bark has now
For One Year ...............................,J.oo
For Six )Months..... .... .............. '.... l.oo longer period than the latter. Boone'sEarly G. L. Taber, at Glen St. Mary[ for grown over it for some time and the
In Foreign Countries ..... ............ ...... 3.00 ripens with the last three named; the latest results and newest varietiesof tree and fruit are perfectly healthy.
grSultocriptions in all cases cash inad.anoo. it is being widely advertised. I have deciduous fruits adapted to Florida I also treated two trees in the same
No discount allowed on onesown
subscription(except in a club), but to eaten the fruit; it is a good orange of and the Gulf coast region, but we have way with sulphur five years ago last
all agents a liberal cash commission will this class. I have not fruited it my hitherto thought; him beyond the "cit spring. This was done for the long
IbO allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby self, and therefore cannot speak oi its rus belt." My attention was first scale but it did not rid the trees of the

them. Write for terms. merits in other respects. Thorpe's directed to the value of the Satsumaby pest, though I did think at the time

postpaid To every, a new copy subscriber Whitner's: we will"Garden-send, Trophy is another good variety of the his experimental planting and that the sulphur was not as strong as

Ing in Florida." For two new subscribers same time of becoming marketableand propagation, and, after seeing his it ought to be. But I shall try it againas

at $2.00 each, we will send, of the same class; it has a remarkably grove of 500 bearing trees, I am convinced I would prefer to use thesulphur if it
postpaid,' a copy of Moore's "Orange loosely adherent rind, re that the northern limit of or would answer as well as the bluestone.

Culture.Ilates of advertising sembling the mandarins in this par ange culture must be pushed farther up Second in regard to the gas lime.

Remittances should be on made application.by check, ticular. on the map and made to include From my experience with it I i ave
of the navel and the blood the conclusion that it is
postal note. money order or registered Speaking Baker county. come to one
letter to order of oranges in respect to earliness, Mr. E. The "Japs" gave us the Satsuma; of the biggest humbugs that wa ever

FAKMVlt ..IU) FltUJT Jacksonville(lIlt""/,;Fla.NOTICE II. S. Hubbard, the well known pomolo- General Van Valkenberg imported it, palmed off on the public, and the rea

1"- gist and citriculturist, says the Imperial but to Mr. Taber belongs the creditof son that I have not written you beforein

I is the earliest of the bloods, and "bringing it out" and demonstratingits regard to this matter was thatI

If you receive a of this Roundtree's Double Imperial and wonderful and early prohficness, was waiting to gather more evidence
copy Militensis the earliest of the navels. its adaptability through the orange from other parties who have
which did not order
paper you He thinks the latter-named a better region, as well as further north; and used it. In the first place, I am con.
consider it invitation to sub-
bearer than the Washington navel. its profit yielding capacities.Some vinced that it is no insecticide at all.
scribe. If do not want it
you may think me enthusiasticover I applied the stuff at the rate of ten
hand it TilE SATSUMA.I .
kindly a neighbor. the Satsuma, and 1 shall not deny sacks to the acre. The sacks were

said above that we had but one it, but my enthusiasm is not a mat supposed to contain 200 pounds to the

Croce and early-ripening orange, and, paradoxical ter of theory. I have shown my faith sack but they did not contain that
Orchard as it sounds, I must add that this by my works, having rebudded 900 amount, as I will show presently.The .
orange-the Satsuma-is not an orange in in much rustier this
bearing trees my own grove ( oranges are
'7 ORANGES THAT PAY. at all, but a mandarin like the South Putnam county), to this variety.LATE season where the lime was applied
King, Tangerine and that nondescriptknown
l than they were last season before any
Early and Late Varieties-A Suo- VARIETIES.It
to "the trade" as the lan I
cession for Market-The is not necessary for me to enu lime had been put on at all.
Satsuma Harvest. darin, a palpable misnomer, often merate the many excellent mid-season I followed the published instructionsby
made worse by being written and
pro varieties that with from Decem scattering it broadcast, also throw-
"I shall plant quite an extensive are us
nounced "Mandarine. Now
orange grove the coming winter and mandarin ber to March, with some of which, at ing it through the tree tops, but a large
will be greatly obliged if you will I is not an orange any more than least, every grower is familiar. per cent of it was lumpy and I be.
a lemon or a pomelo is an .
.i the late have lieve about as insoluble as so much
name in succession as to time of Taking up sorts, we
\ is absurd for
as a name a
ripening the varieties you think most two that are of first quality and pos glass or crockery. Then I found it
the the Orange
variety as Apple apple or
the ideal late very much short in weight. I ordereda
desirable for general or special plant- would be. But commer sess requisites pf an
ing." orange fruit, namely, the Tardiff, or 1Iart'sLate carload of thirteen tons and I am
cial usage, that stupid but powerful satisfied that I received less than
The following reply to the above feveler, which respects neither boundsnor (not Tardive, as some of our fully

query is from the pen of our staff con- barrier, has decreed it an latter day pomologists would have us eleven tons.
tributor, A. H. Manville, a good au and pomology must swallow its orange write it); and the King, rightly named, The stuff was very wet when it ar-
thority on citrus fruits: superior for it is the king of mandarins, unsur rived, the car was soaked with water
knowledge and call it an orange, passed in beauty and deliciousness.This from it, yet I did not think it handled
EARLY VARIETIES. if it would be understood.I .
is probably identical with the a& if there was 200 pounds in a sack.
With one exception, of which I repeat, the Satsuma is the only variety of later importation under the I wrote the company that the lime was

shall have something to say furtheron orange we have that ripens early, in Japanese name Kawachi; as the very wet and unless it overweighed

we have no early orange in Flor the proper sense of the word. At Oonshiu, of recent introduction, has considerable I was paying for a good
ida. Before I am silenced by a storm this writing, October 20th, I look out to be the Satsuma. The Kingis deal of water. The invoice and also

of protests, let me hasten to add that from the window upon hundreds of proven not mature until April and lasts into the bill of lading had 130 sacks markedon
have number of varieties whichare Satsuma trees, where the fruit has not them and counted
we a June. This variety is sometimes call they out correctto
marketable (quite a different thing already been gathered, they are bend ed the "King of Siam," which is incor that number. There was no weight
from and marketed ing beneath a load of fruit the branchescan marked sack in the whole lot
being ripe), are rect. It did not come from Siam, and on any
from November December 15.1 scarcely sustain. It is a beautiful but I could that sacks
i to I the King of Siam is another variety al see ten were
when the general crop may be said to golden yellow, "fully colored up" as I together. Our King was given this allowed to the ton. So I selected two
When the dealers say, as bright as we are that I be sacks
begin ripening. properly I name after its introduction into this judged to as heavy as
treated these called varieties wont to see oranges at Xmas. And there and that I
"early" 1 1I country. It is sometimes spoken ol as were one thought was
are a passable, or even acceptable i the interior is not disappointing; the the "King Tangerine," which is both the lightest. The first two sacks
table fruit. cannot be i I segment-sacs-deep, translucent, orange each and
incorrect and illogical, as it has no weighed scant 169 pounds
called in for -yellow, the color of ripeness- the other .
ripe any proper sense, connection with the Tangerine what. 167 pounds.I
they have to be artificially colored, are bursting-full of rich, sweet, ex ever, except that both varieties are wrote to the company stating the
and their sweetness at this season is quisitely flavored juice; as the judges II mandarins.I facts as above and requested them to

due to the absence of acid in their would say, "sweetness and bouquet need not extol the merits of the send me on two tons more of the lime,

makeup, rather than to the maturityof fully developed. The fruit has been Tardiff, for they are well known. It freight prepaid, to this point, as I had

their juices. For this reason theyare I brought to maturity perfectly by natune's lasts in perfection even longer than already paid for thirteen tons of lime,
high f1avored when process; it is ripe clear through.The had also thirteen
never ; fully the King.; paid freight on tons
ripe they are flat and undesirable, and I. Satsuma is better flavored and t and had actually received less than

are at their best while some of the I jucier than the Tangerine, the color ol DIobnok, Bluestone, Gas Limo, oto. eleven tons, but I have failed to get
acidity due to immaturity still remains I the exterior is between that of the latter Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower : any satisfactory adjustment of the

to give a semblance of spright- and the so called "Mandarin." Noticing a letter of inquiry from C. matter yet. The lime was used last

liness. They are really quite palatable "A superior flavored Tangerine," Maurice, of Orange county, in your spring.Now.

certainly profitable, and will sell would convey a pretty good idea of paper of the 14th instant, thought I I know you have no sympathy
until better varieties come in. this fruit to one who had never would give you a little of my experience with any such doings as the above and

Ol these varieties, the first to develop seen it.The. with dieback, oyster shell gas will agree with me that the public

the quality of eatableness sufficiently tree is a good grower, is hardy, lime, etc. ought to be put on their guard. I
to be marketed are the im even in North Florida, is prolific and First, in regard to dieback. I had will write you further on this subject

ported or round Sweet Seville and the comes into bearing young. The fruit j a tree near my barn that had unmistakable when other evidence is more complete.

Early Oblong, the former being, per comes off before there is danger of its }I signs of the disease and three GEO. WILLICOMBE.

haps, the best "all around" fruit of the I being injured by frost, and, as might years ago last spring 1 bored a half DeLeen Springs, PL*.

two. Next in order of time comes : be expected of a fancy dessert fruit, inch auger hole nearly through. the P. S.-You did right in advising Mr

the Nonpareil; and, following it, Cen full ripe at this season, brings a price trunk of the tree about twenty inches Maurice not to stimulate his trees too
tennial and Parson Brown. The former I away above the market. I from the ground, filled the same with much in the (fall of the

has the advantage of remaining in Our fruit growers have come to pulverized bluestone and corked upi year.G.. W.SEr.i .




A Blood Lemon. When ready to size the boxes can JOHN CLARK SON & CO.,
Your postal received. Would say not heavy to ha.ndle.Vhen the

that your informant got the seedless orange: season is over they can be GROCERS AND COMMISSION{ MERCHANTS

Iomelo and the Fadeless Blood Lemon tiered up in the packing house out of ,

confounded. The lemon is seed- the way and will last for years. -DEALERS IN-

. less and the Aurantium Pomelo is not. I I Brother Molt wishes to know how Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors, Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.JACKSONVILLE. .

While it has not so many seeds as the hew long after trimming nursery sto k FLA.

common varieties of grape fruit, it is it will do to work. Right away if t

.not seedless. The lemon he spoke to I' is in good condition. He says he THICK LIST OF-'VIIJ KtY.I'.rker. .

in size it doubted. ....................................si '7ft J.Mnrtln Itye.$3 00
runs his word is
you of is a wonder ; cannot see why <>raiieyalley.| .......................... 2 00 Virginia Glades .............. ......... 99
about 220 per box; slightly oblong, Don't you know some foolish peddlers Bering Valley. 250 I Old Ilourbon ............................ a 00
North Carolina Corn................... :3 5O Kentucky Sour Marsh .... ............ a 00
red outside and red inside, and so cheated some poor farmers, and now Clifton Club ..... ............... Old llakvr ................... ......... o 00
acid that one will make two goblets of the entire class of tree peddlers are Montrose Velvet..................SO 00
lemonade of the finest flavor and pinkin pronounced sharpers. But I think Jugs Extra: One gallon, asc.; two gallon soc.; three gallon 750. Remit(by post office money
order,check or letter. We cannot snip C.O. D. to dry town
color. The tree is a prolific bearer they are mostly gentlemen, and we A complete price list of Groceries. and Wine List,sent free on application.

and will stand as much cold as the should not have the fine orchards we JOHN CLARK SON & CO.

Tangerine.I now have in the North if it had not _

secured 400 buds from the parent been for them soliciting orders and
tree and inserted them and have them working hard to show the profits derived QllIlSERIES.:

growing. I showed the fruit to repre from a small outlay. Just think Write to W. Hawkins & Sons for their new catalogue of orange, lemon

sentative men; such men as L. E. Wilson what apples are bringing here in and grapefruit trees.

of Sanford; W. C. Cannons, of Florida, fifty cents a peck for poor Our Specialties are: Ruby Orange, Triumph Grapefruit and Sanford's
Thornless Lemon the latter declared in California to bo the
of Glen by experts
C. A. Root scabs that in the North would
Orange: City; a pig
finest lemon yet brought to the notice of the growers there, analyzing higher in
Ethel, and many others of whom I look at with quantity and quality of acid than any other variety.

can get their signatures as to the valueof scorn.R.. L. McCoLLEY. '-V. ':-V. ricwirJcinsi: & Sons

the fruit. I have not advertised, Goora=o o-.v.t1. ii" n.
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I only have about buds grow Florida at tho Agricultural Con
as 400
I have sold near all of gress. '
ing. very Standard
Guano & Chemical Co.
them at $1.50 each, and could sell a There was an Agricultural Congressat MTg
the'orld'b Fair and others
amount if I had them. Next
large thousandof the President called out a Mr. Wash- No. 14 Union St., New Orleans, La.
I to make ten
year propose
them. burn, of Florida, who said: -* MANUFACTURERS OF fc-

"I have traveled over twenty five Grade Animal Bone
Mr. Michael, my partner in the orange High Fertilizers
States and Canada, and 1 1 must say
stock as see on my
you that I think the of the United
card, takes your valuable paper, andI people Raw and Dissolved Animal Bone.
States know little about Florida.
the DeLand paper; so we get both. very CU R NTEED.
One reason why it is not more widely OSCAR H. NOLAN State
I require of every person purchasing Agent .
known is account of the fact that
of the Fackler Blood Lemon to Jacksonville, Fla
the Seminole Indians were a bar to _
sign a contract not to sell or give awaya
bud for two years. After that they settlement for 350 years. It is true BUDDED ROSES!
have and have the
can do what they please with it. Mr. we swamps we
but there is malaria in
Wilson says it is the only lemon onGod's Everglades, no GROWN IN AND ADAPTED TO FLORIDA.Send .
earth. the country, and we have less sickness

Anything green else you would like to there than in any portion of the United for catalogue and price-list toBREED'S

know about my superior lemon I States. IoIol.llltlnf.ts 'Vylie,
"A year ago last January I planted ter.1001'18r19, Ides
would be glad to give you. Hoping
I remain potatoes upon some of our poor land
will treat me fairly,
and I raised 220 bushels to the acre UNIVERSAL WEEDER.
as ever,
yours, and sold them at $2 a bushel. In Will Take Oat VTed
A. Increased.
J. Crops Ask YGIl DtlItr fer IL
February I watermelons and tad Leases the Soil.
planted Labor (Decreased
Glen Ethel
...... -
-----..."-- took off a large crop In May I In use and recommended by ..1fj.. t..... ....w..t....t.
.. ....
W 4 .
Boxes to Handle Oranges In. planted the land with sweet potatoes, .00.K.I'rnttsrruitlan I +t I'ar. to tt..mltlrtUM r ii M4 *f QTMM|.UI ......
llditor Farmer and Fruit Grower: and I took off 560 bushels of sweet L. II.AUMSTKONO, St.Nicholas *rwMMkM4 tn." .II to t& OTMMOr
As it is time to gather .1. t:. STANNAnuWelnkn.
getting orangesI
potatoes as good as ever grew in the QalrsnalWsed.r Co.,
will describe a good and easy wayto world, I think. So you see that we ,.A for Fn.rla, Tlrraltr. BOSTON, HISS. .

handle the fruit. Last year I wentto can raise two or three crops in the Dandy Garden Flow

the mill and had material got out year and that it pays us to fertilize the
for these boxes that I am going to tell land.

about. I had the heads made
you "A family can live on one acre of
12x8, one inch thick, dressed on both ground in the State of Florida if it is :"f1't. -.

sides. One inch down from the topI properly cultivated. It has been

had hand holds cut by putting six
proved that a man can subsist upon ,
small saws on the mandrel, which cuta cocoanuts alone for several months. .

place to put the hand in to carry We have in the southern part of Florida .

the box. Next, for the bottom of 8,000,000 acres of land now being

the box, I had boards sawed and reclaimed, and our wealth in phos.

planed two-eighths thick and five phates will be to us what gold was to ,
inches wide. For the sides of the Colorado"

box, same thickness, three inches .- ., ,. "
wide. Bottom and sides sawed just
Acme Hotel
the length of the orange box. i

To make these boxes I use the regular European Plan. '"

orange box machine, which holds .X.111111ay/ St., Jacksonville, Fla i -,

both heads very tight. First, put on Reopened with finely) furnished apartments I ':"i

the bottom boards, nail the boards in with clean, nice bed, 50c to $1 ;

one-half inch from the side, nail top per| day each person. Good dining room ,. : .4 ..
in same block with moderate {prices.U. .. .. :.I. "' -. .
flush with of box. .. .
boards By
top L. C1lAll\VICti.POTA13I1 "+ t1 \.'
doing this it gives air spaces for the L .. y .)_ \.....- ....,.. ....
fruit. Take this box to the grove and : MAI4 HAte .J ..rw "

do not fill it full. When filled the INDISPENSABLE for vegetable) This Plow is constructed almost entirely of iron; is very strong, durable and yet

boxes can be loaded one on top of and fruits of all kind On randy soilsit light, welching only 22 pounda. The high wheel makes it of very .
another ard tiered in the packing is impossible to raise these crops with The use of this implement makes gardening pleasant and profitable. it a
up out them. Sulphate of Potash Muriateof man can do a mans work and half the work of a horse. We furnish with this
house as high as a man can reach and Potash and Kainit For information plow a sweep and a turn-shovel as well as the bull tongue shown in the cut. Manufacturers -

the air will circulate through the entire and pamphlet*address GERMAN KALI price, 500. Price with the paper,$-L75, or given as a premium for fire

lot WORKS, 93 Nassau St., New York City. ow subscribers.







A Seedless Grape.As Planting, Pruning and Training that largely over 2,000 bushels of At this stage they should be put

the vine is propagated by Deciduous Fruit Trees. fruit were blown off or knocked into the permanent hedge line by

cuttings, and grape the seeds only used for Mr.\ II. M. Stringtellow, Presidentof down in gathering, the whole planting straight down so that not

Horticultural So. ground at times under the 1,500 more than one or two leaf buds are
producing new varieties, it is the nat. the Texas State
ural course of evolution that after long ciety, thus writes in the Farm and trees being literally covered, and above the surface. If the hedge line
in addition to this I have up has been well prepared before now
without seeds
propagation these Ranch:
appa to date sold 8,055 bushels of and been settled by heavy rains, then
rently useless parts of the fruit shall 1. I cut back the tops of peach, pears
ofT of these 13 acres, and have M'll" the cuttings could be put at first in
be dropped. Nature casts aside what plum, apple and pear trees to two feet,

ever is not used, though this tendency leaving a single stem. If the tre is a in my packing house and on the trees hedgerow.Two .
about 600 bushels more of Kieffer. principal sources of loss on
is overcome where for ages the now Chinese hybrid pear, and grown from
will Most of the trees are planted 12x25 cuttings are, first, not getting soil firm
unused entire
faculty has been made of value. a cutting the root system
Growers of potatoes found have emanated from the lower end. feet, being practically pear hedges, about the bottom ends; second, lettingthe
many years
which, according to the books, is also stem get disturbed or loosened before
side for
ago that this crop long produced from These trees make no roots
sets or buds did not blossom and bear several years. I cut off all roots to althogether wrong, but it pays to be the plant has ripened roots. Never
wrong when a man can net over all work the hedge-line when the soil is
seed as formerly. When the Early one inch, practically making a cuttingof
Rose and Early Goodrich potatoeswere the tree again. In every instancethis expenses over $.1.000 from 13 acres, very dry. The day after a rain is
and then make mistake in best.
a big lettinghis
originated it was difficult to get I causes the tree to strike strong,
overbear and in late If still
trees a plowing any points are not clearedup
potato seed. The plants blossomed, deep roots like a seedling, instead of
but failed to set. Now the more vig lateral roots as it inevitably will if the as I did this year. questions will be answered very
6. As to pruning promoting fruit. cheerfully by, Yours respectfully
orous new varieties seed abundantly, roots are left even six inches long
fulness I don't think it does in M.[ O'NEiL.
ever ;
especially in years favorable to the po and spread out when planted. If the
fact I am sure it has if severe, a strong Fairbanks, Oct. 23. 93.
tree is a seedling peach, plum or apple ....
tato.The the other in
same evolution has now been I cut back the tap root to within tendency way pear trees,
and all trees before the bear Phosphate Men MustGot Together.
reached in the grape. The Pacific six inches of the collar, and cut off all young
ing habit is well established. But it Between the railroads and the for
Rural Press gives a picture of Thompson's side roots to one half inch. If the
is an absolute necessity that peach eign manufacturers, the industry in
Seedless Grape, a variety whichwas tree has been transplarfled before and
and plum trees, and even apple and the hard rock is in bad
region a
sent to California in 1872 from has only a lateral system, I cut off way.A
should be shortened in
Ellwanger and Barry's nurseries in everything to one inch, as in the case pear trees, combination was formed a year ago

Rochester, N. Y. It was by them of the pear. The object in all this is moderately as they grow old. Thou. to raise the price to a live.and-lct-live
sands of pear trees are annually killed condition but from the inability of
named Lady DcCoverly. The Rural' to imitate nature as closely as possible.She .
by over-bearing. In fact it has come I certain weak ones to keep secret or
Press says that no grape of that nameis starts her trees from cuttings and
to be considered the proper thing all silent, it fell through, though they did
found in European catalogues. Its seed, with neither tops nor roots, and
seedless habit is therefore probably a universal experience proves that such over the country for the peach to die not raise the price over a dollar a ton.

sport. But it is a habit that can be trees, if never moved, are the heartiest, the fifth or sixth year. And this is This shows what a disjointed, mutu.

easily perpetuated by propagating from longest lived and most productive. perfectly natural when we considei ally suspicious state about twenty
the it receives. First it is
treatment mines are in, whose real interest is to
and of I make hole
layers cuttings the original 2. a just large enoughto
planted, in 99 out of 100 cases, with work together and not cut each other's
stock. The vine was planted by Mr. receive the tree, having plowed the
long, lateral roots, thus inducing the throats. You, as miners, were neverin
Thompson, of YubaCity, and (for a ground deeply and pulverized it well.
tree to throw out its feeders from condition than if
a to
stronger day
long time impressed no one with its I am inclined to believe from recent
these and become: permanently: surface only knew it. Do not sign their
value because it was short pruned, as experiments that we do not plant our
rooted, as any one an see by digging' double edged contracts for prices
were the other vines around it, and trees deep enough. If the ground is
up one when it die Secondly, the which will be vour ruin when our best
such treatment prevents its bearing. naturally well drained and rolling I I
plow is annually ripped through the' ore is going out and the deposit ruin.
By chance one vine was neglected, am satisfied that all trees should be :
orchard, cutting away half of these ed to fill their conditions. Make[ a
and it immediately bore a vast amountof set ten or twelve inches deep. Last
desirable fruit. I had and surface roots; and thirdly, the long, firm stand for a few months not to sell
very Soon after year pear, peach plum trees
straggling limbs are allowed to over. for less than it costs you. Leave it to
ward other grape growers around Yuba that had been heeled in eighteen inches
and left there for several weeks load themselves: with fruit enough for your children first. It wont rot. It
City began to secure cuttings from Mr.I deep
three trees, while it never seems to was there a solid bank account while
and after the had started and all
Thompson, one grower, Mr. J. T. growth ,
occur to the owner that trees as well Adam listened to Eve.
Onstott of them off with
set about astonishing
systematically to grew
stock need food for such
as extra These love
foreigners must
it for and when taken had you
propagate sale and to convince vigor, up an
heavy work. My peach orchard received much, and if are only firm, they
the public of its value. In tnis enter- abundance of strong new roots. you
one ton per acre of cotton. will be on their knees begging for it.
prise he was very successful. As the If it is desired to have the tree
3. seed meal for four
annually years, Now is the accepted time for a strong,
true name of the grape seemed beyond branch low I would allow three '
and after of
ever an clear-headed who would be
average 500 man respected
reach, the Sutter County Horticultural shoots unrestrained the first .
grow of cottonseed hull
pounds phosphate, and followed, to take hold of
Society renamed it Thompson's year, and cut back in winter to within ashes meal. I have
or just boughtfive this, push the vampires from the vic
Seedless, a title which it still two (feet of the old wood, shortening I
of ashes this fall
tons to apply to tim and save it before bled quite to
bears. It has recently been widely in to a few inches all side shoots replace the mineral elements carriedoff death.In .

planted, and a considerable acreage of that are left. If the tree has made
in this immense of fruit. The
crop speaking these, we do not
it is now coming into bearing.Dr. I would leave
extra strong growth :
trees are all covered with fruit buds mean the agents or commission men
Eisen in his Raisin three feet of the main stems. I
Industry, and plainly mean business next year. whose cards we print and who are

gives this description of the grape: would allow all shoots on pear treesto ....- honestly interested in the success of

Oval, greenish yellow, as large as Sul grow and at the end of the season Macartney Rose Hodge Planting the business for there are such who

tana, seedless, with thin skin, good, cut back to a rounding head, but cut Editor Parmerand Fruit Grower: receive the more the righer the

but not strong flavor, and without that out nothing. I believe in close heads 1\ answer Mr. C. E. Willett's in prices they get for money in Europe.

acid which characterizes the Sultana for pear trees with an abundance of quiries and others asking the same We do not mean another you class, whose

grape and raisin. The bunches are foliage to take up and dispose of the questions, and similar ones. profits are only in proportion to the

large or very large, and the vine is an rush of sap after heavy rains in May The cuttings should be planted low price they can your rock

enormous bearer. When sun-dried 'and June. I believe it is a congestionof where they are to grow in the hedge. down to and use it against squeeze their competitors .

and cured these raisins are bluish and sap in over-pruned and thinned. line. But it is a good way to let the on the other side.It .

dark, like Muscats, but narrower and out pear trees that produces blight. cuttings get nearly callused over bee is not necessary yet to call

more tapering and only a quarter the I made quite a number of inquiries fore planting. Especially if the hedge names. One such paid $4.75 recent.

size. It ripens evenly, the whole crop 'the past season among growers in dif line is not already prepared in the best ly for a cargo of 75 per cent. rock to

coming in with the first ripe Muscats, ferent parts of the State who had possible condition, it is better to getit save a fellow who must have
or possibly earlier. Owing to its been visited with this disease, and in so and have the callusing going on cash or go under, and used the miss

smaller size it dries quickly and the every instance the pruning had been from now till the last part of November erable figures to buy more for spot

crop can be handled before the weightof heavy and continuous. Pruning or in January. It is done by puttingthe

the Muscat season comes in. should cease after the fifth year. My cuttings into a trench in bundles cash.Now is your time to join hands and

There is now' some difference of pear trees are simply great, over loose enough for fine earth to pack keep off Shylocks before they have

opinion as to the desirability of the grown bushes, 25 to 35 feet high, andI pretty closely to bottom ends, then your heart's blood.-October Florida.

grape for uses to which cooks put.t the have never had a single visitor who wet down and put dry soil on top, ..

Sultana, but as a sweet, seedless raisinit did not condemn their style of train covering entirely out of sight. The --e---

seems likely to make its own way as ing, many going so far as to tell me leaves will drop off and the callus Hereford's Acid Phosphate

soon as its desirability is fully recog frankly the whole thing looked ab I form ready to throw out roots in a few The Beat Tonic Known.

nized.-Vincyardist. surd. Yet good judges have said weeks. furnishing sustenance to both brain and body.




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RRERD'1RLFCI\ (ER give you this pointer: The amount t to< have a broad, flat surface for the I year. Throwing ofTthe cents as- the
.........- that a man can readily grasp in one peas. When the seed is in it time when 15
hand will be enough for three piles put even good; cows go dry be
Strawborry Oulturo-No. 7. that is, three plants.If ought to cover a width of six inchesat fore calving, it is the interest at seven

H4ttor Partner and Fruit-Grower: the land has been cropped and least. When growing they support per cent. on $50. But this is not the
each other better and are not so easily whole of the loss.
As you are an experienced grower fertilized before this cow not
special applica
while J laid; down by high winds, nor burnt milked clean each time dries off
I am a novice I would deem it tion of potash not be needed. weeks
a great favor if you could conveni I In that case, give may a good guaranteed by hot suns, as when they are in a before she would. Not giving a full
ewtly find time to advise me as to the commercial fertilizer, with about narrow drill. In covering them I try mess of milk, she tends to fat, and her
culture of the strawberry plant. My cent of 15 to have a broad, flat bed also, using a own milk-giving* tendencies are less
per to
say 1,500 2,000 small
experience has been entirely through pounds per acre. If you give the plow to cover with; and I do ened. The injury extends! further,
!professional (?) gardeners. I am now special application of potash, 1,000 not.disturb or move the seed in coy for the unborn calf, if a heifer, will,
giving my place my personal attention pounds of the fertilizer in additionwill ing.I owing to this! tendency of its dam, be
and intend what experience I answer very well. always make two plantings, the less valuable for milk and butter. It
gain to be practical or personal at If you can apply it soon, before f first during the third week in December will inherit the tendency to turn its
least. My land is a drained pond the roots of the plants strike out much or just before Christmas and food into suet fats on its body rather
such is the second the first week in than to it into butter fat intoan
as frequently) found in this part you may strew it along in a shallow January. put or
of the State, the soil I is a mixture of furrow within two inches of the plants They require but little cultivation, increased amount of rich milk.
muck and sand (little muck). All and cover with another furrow. But two workings being sufficient. When This is why only the really good farmer
other plants do well in it. My I straw- if the roots arc spread out much theyare about three inches high I hoe them can be a successful breeder of good
berry plants are in beds four feet( wide, liable to be burned by the stuff and just to pulverize the soil and keep milking stock. The careless man will
three rows to the bed. The[ recent you had better drop it midway be down weeds, and give one good plow let his shiftlessness most often be seen
storm and heavy rains have preventedthem tween the plants, in the row, and hackit ing before they bloom, but never workthem in the way his milking is done. It is
making much growth so far. If t in with the prong hoe. unless the weather is wann andspringlike. I the best test of the successful dairy

you would kindly advise me what to The "Dindy I'low," advertised in i If they are worked duringa man to distinguish him from one who
use for fertilizer, mode of cultivation, our columns, is a good implement for cold spell the ground would be open is not successful.-American Cultivator.
etc., it would be highly appreciated. cultivation. and loose and let the cold air in; it i .
CHAS C. CONVERSE. .. would reach the roots and injure them -
Iu4Un JUv r. Oulturo of English Peas. very much or kill them entirely. Tho Farmer and the Capitalist.
They will stand a heavy frost The farmer alone of all men must
If all other plants do well, straw Hditor Farmer and Fruit Grower: or alight
berries will do well, with proper care Your letter asking for an article on freeze before they bloom, but be content to get what he can; but the
not after. capitalist demands his
fixed dividendsand
and fertilizers. He
carelul not to the cultivation of English peas was
think, because your land is "rich" duly received. I was too busy to; They will be ready for market i in even the laborer must have his
that it will not need much assistance; reply at once, and the matter has two months from the time they are uniform dollar a day. The farmer
it will probably require liberal appli been overlooked. I regret its delay, planted. I find by my own experience deals with nature, a hard and capri
cations of potash, of which the best L ank ask you to pardon my tardy re- that they will make 300 bushelsof cious master, while all other economic
form will be found to be a fi'ty' percent peas to the acre with a favorable workers deal with other men.

grade sulphate. Of this you ply.For this latitude I work season; and you can put the price Mr. W. C. IJreckenridge writes in
from $ to bushel and the Prairie Farmer : "It is true that
i $5 howit
may apply say 600 pounds per aCI e. (for about the first of December. I per see
peas all
and if you will be careful about it, i it I clean land pays t I have not failed in several 1 producers obtain a little less than
always of t
my thoroughly
may all be given m once. Have i it all grass and weeds, then break it years to get $5 per bushel for my first be the price for their products.
up This is of the
truer farmer
shipments. L. ,
dropped on the ground midway between J. TURNER.
I let it stand about ten than of other
each two plants in the Bradford Co.,Pla. any producer for various
( row,
days and then the furrows three
open reasons. As a rule this class is not
not in the path between them After
) ,
feet I
apart. use eight or ten
wagonloads The Cumulative Loss capable of compact organization, it
the From
plants have become strong and : of well rotted stable manure and Poor does
not its
rvell-rooted it is not likely to hurt Milking. capital, necessities
six hundred of
pounds guano to the require immediate sale and it
them, even if some gets on the leaves; acre, putting it only in the furrows.I i.Dairymen to be successful must bet e therefore follows that whenever, there
IMH/ when they are small and feeble cover this with two furrows and 1 careful about little "
; i as "trifles, is a contest it is apt to the worst
they are and easily washes injured it freely by it into if a rainfalls the !it stand fully ten days before plan i as many would call them, as are thosewho of it. So, too, its capital get is rarely '

ing. pursue any other branch of far m- looked upon as capital, upon which
ground.It I use two bushels of seed to theacre ing. The whole secret of success depends dividends are to be paid, and its
will not evaporate left untouchedon and find after long experiencethat : on thorough work, and in not h.. profits are not calculated the
the surface but as it falls in a pile! Landreth's Extra Early is the ing is this more true than in milking. same general and careful basis.upon For
it is well to distribute it somewhat and best. They are the earliest, the A little milk left in the cow's bag each instance, railroad companies regulate

back it into the ground with a prong heaviest bearers and the most reliable.I time she is milked may seem to be> their rates of charges in part by the
hoe so as not to leave the soil t a I use a broad shovel-plow to openthe : only a trifle. If one cent's worth of mathematical calculation of dividends

strongly alkaline in one place. As beds for planting, and I make: milk per day be thus lost, it means a which are required by the bondhold-
you are without experience we will this furrow as wide as possible, so as'' lost of $3.65 on a cow during the |ers and stockholders, and seem in



contest with farmers to have the best it be to Florida should California or- side the rows, and were still growing or less railroad l legislation and moreor

of the argument when they show that ange growers be able to make a rapidly. The pods had just begun to less discussion m the Lindtag regarding

the rates do not produce anythingmore greater net earning? How will it form. He gave it as his opinion thatit railroad administration and

than a reasonable dividend. So "bust" Florida? Tell me why Florida was the best and cheapest manure other matters, no voice, says Prof

that as a class the farmer does not re as well as California, would not and renovator of the soil that he had Sering is raised in favor of a returnto

ceive the immediate benefits from be benefited? Tell me why it will be ever seen. This gentleman assuredus the old system. Rates havebeeDlargely ,

these added means of production, and .a heavy load on the balance of the that he had frequently cut three reduced, interest on the pure

in times of distfess they more quicklyfeel t country? You will do me D great I. tons of clover to the acre at first cutting j chase bonds paid, the required pro

the disastrous effects. service if you can. You will also save and at least two and a half tons' portion of the sinking fund provided

that me the expense of printing several at the next two cuttings, from( the same for, the school taxes of the empire paid

"I may be permitted to suggest more editions of this pamphletand field the same season. Another gentleman out of earnings and there now existsa

olit of this grows the too easy disposi crude the 30,000 expense of mailing them. is experimenting with the pea. surplus of $a *ooo,ooo, and still

tion of the farmer to accept vacillat Will it not put more money in the He secured some of the seed, deter- further reduction of rates will follow

thoughts and to exhibit affairs.ng pockets of producers ? Is this busting mined to give it a fair chance and see or other taxes will be provided for to

purposes concerning public them? what it would do. He set a pole in the people's relief. "But," said the

He sees and eels the apparent the injustice Will it not develop the resources of the ground twenty feet in length above Professor enthusiastically, "the best
and does not appreciate '
it and therefore in the country? Will it not be the means the ground, and at regular intervals part of the system is the complete
for our
cause of creating orders for goods to Northern nailed on crosspieces-Uway stations abolition of discrimination, all men
word in the broad
the I
politics, using manufacturers? Will this "bust" ," he called them. He thoughthe are treated exactly alike, no one shipper -
sense and not in its narrow party would if the "wonderful crit has advantage over another.
Florida? Will it not create a steady see any
does make
sense, he as a class not he does demand (for labor? Will this "bust" ter" would make a round trip to the top Were there no other advantage, even
himself felt as he Florida? .. of the pole and back during the season. if in other respects the present system

not bring to the discussion of those When the Southern white mnn and His vine has already reached the top were not so desirable as the old, this

questions the patient and intelligent the Southern black man will (under and nearly returned to the ground one, with its even handed justice to

consideration which other vocations persons of life engaged my proposition) find it to their inter- again. On the vine he has fully- I all, would instantly silence any demand

in the great manufacturer ests to vote for "protection to North grown peas, in the long pods, two- that might be made for a return to
do. The banker ,
and protection for South will not thirds grown peas, quarter-grown peas, private ownership. Another striking

or a president of a railroad company familiarnot this identity of interests do away with pods just forming, and at a still higher advantage of the present system is

makes himself thoroughly busi- the race hatred? Will I this "bust" level he sees the bloom just forming.He that no unnecessary roads are built, a
routine of his
with the
only of all Florida? expects it to reach fully forty feet surplus of mileage for the people to
ness but with the practical effect in The fact is the the growthof tribute to is avoided but roadsare
businessor Oh, Mr. Editor, I am awfully anxious length. I pay
progress upon his particular to have your reply. I want to foliage is simply immense. It I built in portions of the empire

interest. know the reason of the "bust" that seems to grow well on what maybe where private capital would not invest,

"This, however, is undergoing ot a will "bust" Florida if this propositionis termed poor, light and thin soil, but where the government( can, for the
marked The occupation
change. although, of course, not so rank andso aggregate earnings of the roads makeit

the farmer is becoming every day adopted 10 luxuriantly as on better soil. If possible and profitable to give lo-
business -
more a profession and careful a meth- Tho Wonderful Cow Pea. it proves to be of value to plow under cahties roads that would else have to
which requires same
for manure, the only questionwill do without.
ods and methodical supervision whichare A Virginia: correspondent of the green be to get it plowed under.It -.-.__ .._..
required in other industries, and Country Gentleman writes:
looks as though we might safely Elootrlo Roads in tho Country.
he who succeeds in one of the branchesof We have seen that Wonderful pea
advise the farmer sell his manure
to The French it is always the unexpected

agriculture has full play for the about which we have read from timeto say
and buy this pea as it will enrich his that What if the
faculties which bya of the agricultural happens.
same are required time in some
lands more cheaply and more quickly
successful banker manufacturer or journals. We had partially! come to dreary task of hauling oranges
than by any other process and be sand the shouldbe
through the to depot
railroad the most "won
of that
president a company. the conclusion haul and
even cheaper than to out with
done ultimately by
derful" part of the matter might possibly away
his stable
of its friendsor compost and spread ma- electric roads? A correspondent of
be the imagination
Postal Transportation.Not
It to belong to the
nure. appears the Country Gentleman writes: I am
of its to
long ago we made mention of the capacity promoters have cow pea family, but from the way it i told that in Ohio electric railroads
but seen
a California scheme, broached by one tell big i stories examined; it as carefully we we spreads itself we should class it as a have been run out into the country
it and I
D. Lubin to have all farm produce like that it is truly a 'Texas steer pea. I (from three or four interior cities, and
should to state I
all the United Statesat .- -
transported over "wonderful" -- --- --- farmers living on costly, well-graded

uniform rates by the government, pea. Government Ownership of Rail roads, emplothem in preference{) to

the same being prepaid by stamps like We saw the pea on a little four- roads. hauling freight of any kind by horses

postage stamps, only larger. Mr.( teen acre farm of a friend, who is and and for visits to town
head of live stock Prof. M. Sering, of the political wagons;
Lubin sent his scheme to editors keeping the
30,000 of the Universityof and the neighborhood, to two-
he claims and he has publisheda -twelve cows and two horses-on economy department the
in horse family carriage or single
was recently
He makes Berlin Germany,
of land.
the first installmentof fourteen( acres
pamphlet giving horse and buggy. It is not difficultto
editor of( Farm Stock
least terviewed by the ,
his land at
foot of carry
the replies. The Grange every extension of
writes Prof. imagine so large an
who Seringwas
and has and Home :
Graphic, of Georgia, said: "It would two good crops each year, his electric roads and so much broadening

be a good thing for faraway California.It green feed for his milch cows right sent to this country and by gov the of their uses that on cars made for

would bust Florida and be a heavy from the field nearly every day in the ernment to study report conditionshere. upon the horses with loaded wagons .
and industrial purpose
load on the balance of the country." year. lie has the largest small He cuts dairy all agricultural. While in the office ol this journal and carriages: and their contents

Thereupon, Mr. Lubin comes back at farm we have ever seen. much information will be taken into town with no more
he to give
clover, etc., was up
his forage corn, oats rye, '
him : machine before about his own country while turns of the whee' than in going to
Will editor Randall kindly tell us with a one horse-power and from stations.
how it will bust" Florida? feeding it to his live stock. He getting much about this one. --e-- -- .-

Perhaps he believes that California is making butter at 25 cents per The only point we have space to Tho Dorset. '

pound. One acre in potatoes yieldedhim refer to at present, however, is that
oranges at a postal rate transportation barrels of prime potatoes concerning the railways of the German The Dorset sheep, of which we

would compete with the ordinary 131 barrel for owned and operated by have before spoken in these columns,
If he does which sold for $:.75 per empire, now
mode of transportation. the entire barrels. The "pio government officials, or very largelyso are liked well in hilly regions of the
he is mistaken,would for by be my for propositionthe neer" cow in his herd is a fine Jersey there being only about 2,000 miles I Carolinas and Tennessee where they
postal rate every fourteen years of age. From this yet owned by private parties. Government have been tried. They are very prolific

tion. he has had fourteen calves. Ol ownership of railroads was and with their large horns defend

If this is not meant then is it the cow these calves he has $240 worth standing secured to the present extent in 1881 themselves successfully against
be marketed
greater quantity likely to in his stables and has sold $260 so that the experience of such owner dogs. Where neither the law nor the
that the editor fears? If so, then are $500 income is twelve old. When owners will do this it is well that
\Vest worth, making an even ship now years
in the to
we to stop progress stand still? from the old cow, besides the sales of proposed the matter of public owner- sheep can do it for themselves.

give Florida a chance to butter from her. And yet some of ship of the railroads was furiously op --- _e_ --

In the first place, Mr Editor, can his nearest neighbors doubt there be- posed, and naturally enough, by the "I CAK heartily my to any young man

you tell me whether California and milch cows. capitalistic class and by those large who is wanting good employment, work
ing money
mature and are marketed for Johns-on & Co., follow their instruction
Florida oranges is it at This farmer has a little patch of the industrial and commercial proprietorswho and )'OU'ill succeed." So write

at the same time, or Wonderful on the poorest landon as in this country, profited by an agent of It. F. Johnson & Co., Richmond .

times far enough apart to avoid com- his entire peas farm. The vines had the discrimination incident to private : Va., and that's the way all of their

petition? Please answer! feet on each ownership. Now, while there is more men talk.
will already run nearlytwenty .
In the second place what harm


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well supplied with the necessaries of sweet enough for dessert. There's
Mate News. Our 1ura171ome. life from such a fund. Aside from economy, you see; because they have
its pernicious effects, when used to had all the day from nine to four
Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS, excess or by the young, what a ter o'clock to think of something. else
Where a few years ago there were St. Thomas. Fla. rible and
waste of money! other than grease slops.
oyster bars in every bay and inlet, in wmwwwwThe As it is considered by most men a Have one general baking day in a
a time not far away there will not be Household Foxes No. 2. cure for almost every ill that flesh is week, or two if you like, at which
an oyster on the coast of Manatee "It's only a dime," says the improvident I heir to, and a solace for all the spir- time you can bake your light bread
county.-Braidentown Journal.Mr. woman, "no use saving that." ritual ailments, she must be truly a and rolls, doughnuts, cakes, etc.; and
Crosbin his October Home- Does she forget her multiplicationtable hardhearted woman who can pro. if you haven't a good cow or two,
seeker announces that he has securedthe ? Ten foolish outlays of the hibit the use of a soothing cigar to an make your husband get them, and
capital to build the railway from same and there has gone enough indulgent husband (provided she had feed and milk them.
Haines City to Avon Park, by next money to buy baby a pair of shoes, the power). But let him count up Always have these things on hand,
March. Good news.-Pabor Lake or the little five-year old a new dress. the expense of this item for a year's and after a man has drunk several
Pineapple.The "Hut 1 made this money myself," time and the result may not be quiteso glasses of unskimmed milk or a dish
South Florida Foundry is making says a bustling little woman. "Let soothing- Yet this man, who buysa 6r two of nice clabber with the creamon
machinery for the manufacture of their father look out for their wants.I ". cigar or two each day (to put the it and a little sugar over it and a
wire grass brooms, for which J. A. have a right to my own earnings. case very mildly) spends at least the slice or two of light bread and butter
Gilbert, of Kissimmee has recently All praise to her; but though she un price of a good cow, which would be -such as only his wife can makehe -
been granted letters patent. The doubtedly has the right to it, how of the greatest assistance in the sup is not only satisfied' but is just in
foundry is also to furnish metal for much nicer to spend money for some. port of the family. Suppose, now, good shape to wait in patient good
the manufacture of said brooms.Orlando thing that will give pleasure to the the queen of the home provides humor for his warm dinner at six
Reporter.We household, if there be no necessityfor herself with box and brush, and o'clock.
have in the Banner office an or using it economically.A regales the olfactories of her hus Any smart housekeeper can, by get
ange limb thirteen and a half feet few plants would brighten the band with snuff when he sits downto ting up at 5 o'clock-the time everybody
long which grew in Mr. Bowman's sitting room with their lovely blossoms enjoy a quiet evening at her side. ought to be up who\ wants to
grove Welshton, on pine land, fertilized in winter days; a few seeds for Talk about little foxes !" There enjoy life in Florida-get breakfast and
with twenty five pounds of soft the children's garden, will give them would be regular hyenas, or a whole do up her housework and dress by 8
phosphate to the tree. The growthwas pleasant employment when comes the menagerie in that house about that or 9 o'clock; and then, not having
made between June 2d to Oct warm spring, when the little boys and time. M. G. M. that horror of boiling and baking and
ad. Who can beat this-Ocala Ban girls always get "spring fever" and frying and stewing and dishwashingover
ner. are so difficult to manage. Then, Woman's Drudgery.Abolish the a hot stove, can do something
It There is an average of six hundred there is that magazine you always Midday Meal. rational.
barrels of fish shipped from Tampa borrow from a neighbor-take it for For Our Rural Home. Now, look here, old fellow, do you
and the Port every day. As little as yourself, or subscribe for it for some I have read with much interest as remember how clean and neat that
our readers might imagine, this is one friend who feels too poor to do so. well as pleasure the articles from the wife of yours used to look before you
of the most remunerative businesses in But do not buy cheap mantel orna pen of Mrs. Minnie GIlmore Mills, married her ? Don't you wish she
Tampa. The average net price per ments that may be broken the first and have been intending for some was that: way now? Do you know
barrel being $4, the enormous amountof time Susie dusts the parlor, (perhapsthe time to give her my views in regard to why she looks so fagged out and slip
revenue that this industry brings to sooner the better, though, if you her first article on woman's drudgery.This shod, and run down generally? and
Tampa is .very perceptible.-Tampa will get them). Don't spend good will be somewhat of a repeti can't sing any more, and hasn't strucka
Tribune. money for tawdry ribbons and cheap tion of what I have said before, viz.: key on her piano for a month?
lion. F. E. Saxon made this yearon jewelry. There are very pretty imi I If I was a woman I would'see a man Neither reads, embroiders, or paints
eight acres of land, in the edge of tations nowadays, and if they are intended frozen before I would slave over a any more, or has no time to visit or
town-land, too, that has been in cultivation merely as such, where it kitchen stove and dishpan to get him receive visitors with any degree of
for a quarter of a centuryover would be worse extravagance to pur three warm meals each day. And the comfort?
two hundred and fifty bushels of chase the real, it may be excused; man who requires his wife and daughters It all comes of making housekeeping
corn, or over 'thirty bushels to the but I would always prefer to wear to do it is scarcely human. a drudgery instead of a pleasure.Do .
acre. All the fertilizer used was soft none than employ a glaring substitutefor There is only one solution to the away with this cooking a midday
phosphate, ground fine, but without jewelry I could not afford. This problem and that is the eliminationfrom meal and you will change all this.
any chemical preparation. Brooks little "fox" is the pest of many an women's household duties of the Such a great revelation will take
vine News. otherwise charming and sensible girl; cooking of a midday meal and the place that there will be no more
.. .- .. and the trouble is, if he is not caught ..nrri-----ding dishwashing' and! 0.-"crpnpr.il 1 fagged out, untidy, careworn women.
Dr. Carl Peters, the eminent Ger- when young he will not be caught at cleaning up.I The wife will not only have time to
man savant and explorer of Africa, all. am aware that it is a very difficult keep herself and children neat and
is in this country and has been writing I do not believe in parsimonyfarfrom matter to change this and women are nice, but she will have time to make
home his impressions. He has studied it-yet the dimes that come in generally: to blame for it. lots of nice things, to tidy up your
the negro on his own continent and in may be made to count. The big roll I ask again as I once asked before, home as well as to look after her
the Northern United States, and he of bills that some woman takes from what time is left for a woman to be flowers and household pets ; and she
has reached the conclusion adoptedby her jeweled portmonnaie lovingly sociable, to improve her mind by will have time to get to church and
most intelligent Americans who brings to her distracted husband on reading or to engage in any lady like prayer meetings and picnics, and visit
have seen the negro very much, that the eve of financial failure, that aves accomplishments women are so fond her neighbors with some degree of
the race is totally incapable of risingto him from ruin, is usually found of, if she is obliged to prepare meals comfort and sew some buttons on
an appreciation of the dignity of only in the pages of a novel. But I have and wash dishes and clea up three your shirts, etc.
American citizenship. And even this known women take from their own times in twelve hours each day? How This is intended for those who are
citizenship he does not rate very savings of spending money sufficientfor can she keep herself neat and tidy able to have servants as well as those
highly, for he of America in the for the interest and trim love her when
says taxes, on certain as men to see who are not, for to look after untrained
general: Still it is not Europe. borrowed sums, for the dues for i she has been kneading dough up to servants of the present day is as much
America keeps in culture and civilization different benevolent societies and for her elbows and baking and frying in work and more bother than to do the
about the middle between other emergencies. Some men are grease over a hot stove and dabbling work yourself; and no good house
Africa and Europe. simply too forgetful to provide them. In dishwater the greater part of the keeper will have servants and not look
selves with these small but needful day, and particularly if she has children after them.
rrzUI1TEE s. amounts until the last moment. And 1 to look after? I CHARLES W CAMPBELL, SR.
FOR occasionally, with all their efforts, the It is a very easy matter to prepare I Campobcllo Plantation,Marion County.
SOUTHERN ORCHARDS. money is found wanting." Any enough when getting breakfast to serve ...
Write for Catalogue and price Ht. good wife will cheerfully give any and for a lunch at noon,and when you become Why Hair Turns Gray.
JENNINCS'Tliomarvll1a.NURSERY<).. CO., all such assistance in time of need. accustomed to it you will preferit The coloring matter of the hair is
-- ---- Men who are (forgetful such mat. to a warm meal when you know contained in little pigments at the
WM. 8CHRAEDER, ters ought to keep their wives well you are going to have a real good din. roots of each spear which depend upon .
BREKDKK OP supplied with money. ner after the labors and care of the the general strength; of the system to
GRADE JERSEYS. Tobacco using is! decidedly one of day are over. This is the only decent keep them supplied. If one becomes
the little foxes." It is estimatedthat time to enjoy a meal, (for then you weak and debilitated the coloring
Bull, Cows and Heifers for sale.WAVEULY over $24,000 a day is spent in can take time to eat it leisurely and matter cannot be deposited fast enough:
FARM, Leon County, near one city alone, Chicago, for tobacco. talk and laugh, and your wife and and the hair loses its color. 'Some
Tallahassee: Fla, How many poor families could be daughters can afford to dress and look time when health and strength are



returned to the system the color returns of odd pieces of table linen. A long, ers-So do I. Now, there's :Mrs. .

to the hair, for the pi6mcnts be somewhat narrow piece she will hemstitch Short. Why, she hasn't had a new BENTON & UPSON

J pin; the work more rapidly of secret all around, and it lies across oonnet in twelve months.
ing the coloring material. If theyare the middle of her table to protect her to SONVIl1l1B, Fl1A.,

killed, however, nothing can induce cloth from the drops of gravy her

them to renew their work and spouse generally manages to spill in CONSUMPTIONSURELY IRRIGATING

the hair becomes permanently!)' gray. serving the meat and from the tea and

Yankee Blade. coffee stains which even she is liableto CURED.To .
nftk fDIToB-Ieaso! inform road
.. make in pouring. Shorter, some ere that I have positive remedy your for the: MACHINERY

Do Not Hurry to Get Married. what broader pieces, hemstitched, above named disease. fly its timely uso ,

Girls, do not be in a hurry to get also form neat carving and serving thousands of hopeless cases have been per. DOTI-I
married. If but sixteen clothes. Still smaller pieces utilized manently cured. I shall be glad to send
are not are
you ,
two bottles of my remedy free to any of your Steam and Horse Power.
do not allow)) such an l idea to get into as tray cloths. Sometimes a readers who have consumption If they will

your head for at least four years. Do small figured remnant is made up into send me their express and post office address.

not even run the risk of it by permitting napkins. Coarse damask is used forchildren's llespectfully, T. A. Slocum, M.O., Brass
far lunches. Remnants of No. 183 Pearl Street,New York. Pipe, Pipe Fitting,
; any young man to get so asI4

proposing the point. Fight them off, huckaback or Turkish toweling are Valve, Hose, Etc.

and make them wait or go to some. saved for wash rags. Small pieces of WRITE FOR ESTIMATES.

body who is ready. Do not live un crash are used for dish cloths. ..
- --
der the impression that you must! accept When her tablecloths are worn out

the first love sick youth who pro. in the centre, the thrifty woman either STRAWBERRIES!

J poses. He patient, deliberate and cuts them down the centre, hems the Tho Best The Lanah FKHTED are Sealon'
sagacious. There is a world of happiness two raw edges thus made, and joins Poultry Papor a perfect bloomer earl:
X3ST TfII WOTZ.LD.'rite err firm, thrifty yield Urge of good tlie
for you 1 between sixteen and the other two edges very nearly, thus crop
for KAMI'LB COPY Kent Free. olonx! and fine Oavort'tllerrlH. and Is the Get
twenty. The world would be a drearyold making a cloth that will last two or "T-f opened up a now Hold +hlppor known. For plants adilrer%
world if it for the three months the kitchen
were not sweet on nursery or
[ E. T. !nOlllXTFR,St. tail, IIwig '
., faces of young girls with their piquant table, or she draws threads and makes I u and cultivated it thor ---- -----. --. --

sayings and melting smiles. After you napkins out of the strong parts, while oughly."-&>W th*Fancfwt'Journal. .. i J c!

have reached twenty it would be wellto the thin pieces are put away among her FARM-POULTRY is COV- v,It., cg. 1_. :g at r. a-4it 111a: C

consider the matrimonial problemwith "emergency" bandages.Extravagant. oring itself with glory." a.r C'-t Ie a a.: I ; -04. aa:-
---- i.J 4
some seriousness. Then if o4 .
you t 41"3ffjTf
Talk. -Thu*the Philadelphia Farm Journal writ esus. .2'
have learned to think and deliberate, :Ird: ;s .ei1
will Many adjectives are used in a ridiculous It 1 Iii worth 61.OO. It Traffic How to m .f r. II.u. t
you probably make a suitable see Unit on Trial Makr Mmiryw lib ,4rj. .a =:: IICIQ 4it
lection, and marriage with a worthyman manner by those who pretend to Ms Month forONLY \ Few llcn. .- s3 i ,!>'I ;a r =. ..
speak English as it should be spoken. CENTS. O rJt. J-:-l _.... :II:
is not only a woman's privilege, tJr cS a 9; 1 r1.1 -
but, unless married too young, her best Recently two returned travelers were IF YOU MENTION THIS PAPER. 1M +CIQ>> it".:'OC::II: .f
and relating their experiences in comingover ner.InCorre.pondentu." :c A 1Lo w
highest development, mental and department a i !
the Rocky Mountains they said i*worth ten time the wnlwcrliitton prUts to anyonej ... iT M b
physical, can be attained in this state. ; explain many thing*apt to trouble even old<< breeder -
in unison "It was awful" and "Wasn'tit ,*. Send for I tide*to nnU V 014.l free j..Judw your- 4e. CXI
Men and women were made for each I .elfItMvnuchinatructiveroattrrcant lM tmughtanjr 'c'I '" J..1 etJL1.I"
just No doubt where for many time the price. Itcmlt cub or ,,
lovely. they received '
other and old but j3-a
a nevertheless .
very tamr* Tht.p*"elalnietgonttfnronlythreetnontha. l / 1
similar impressions, but each L H JOHNSON! .*cO.a Cu tom Hou."eM..lloktun.)I..*. 'E 11!
true truism is that
a happy marriage is Nt...
--- .
had Z ..... A gal
her The other .
the pet adjective. daya !
very garden of Eden. An unhappy ap
marriage is the reverse and proud cook offered me her "ele B. \\VI STONE & CO >>) J- g
the greatest of all calamities that can gant" recipe for lemon pie, while another TMOMASVILLE, CA. c1 ., t.e:iCleo. jl ti e
housekeeper bemoaning the x: CDCCA guide to successIllCCful -
befall a pure, affectionate and noble . commercial fruit
woman. loss of her "lovely, sweet, rubber door -:1) culture at tbo South of pears, --

mat." _- .. __-'.- :-- and pluma.peaches.etc.retail nurseries Wholesale Head' S. Hacker .& Son

Heroism at Home. Correct the tendency of your chil "-::.:: quarter for trees. No agent. MANUFACTURERS OPv
no substitutions i henco none
How useless our lives seem to us drcn to the improper and inordinateuse cheaper Send for free'catalog OJ.c

sometimes! How we long for an opportunity of adjectives, and be careful not i =
to fall into the same error yourself.Do .
to perform some great ac- CHICKENS BY STEAM to a'O
tionVe! become tired of a routineof not leave everything to the teacher ITCH J 1Pro.e? Excelsior r Incubator, ..a

home life and imagine we shouldbe or the grammar. Mother tongue and I.pl., ''''"'I'd. &V.Jl"...
&'at''"". Thousand la tna ,
the of have the
far happier in other scenes. We slang companions emttf!O N'at.km. Guana ixsrv E:

think of life's great battle field, and greatest influence on the language eeoUre teed to batch of fertile a larger ear per-at I 0
which the children and cost than ear other .. C
use no matter
we wish to be heroes. We think of I I I Cimt.nttla, latcber. ido+root primlCnttclaM = d -.
what the associations in later life I;, aeonee.tur Hatcher made .. c.o
the do if are ,, ,. -
good we might our lut had Ins. CU.trs BF.O.H. 'r A III. tt.tar .tltA
been, cast in different scenes. We phrases and peculiarities of conversation Ov

forget that the world bestows no such learned in the early home will oQ cg

noble titles as (father mother, sister, crop out unexpectedly. It takes no

.or brother. In the sacred precinctsof more breath to use the correct words And Building Material.CHARLESTON .
than those which are maimed or out
home have
we many chances for s. O.

heroism. The daily acts of self of place.-Our Grange. i Homes...1. ---

denial for the good of a loved one, The Seven Senses. f y1
We wilUfurnUh tho mot economical roofing ?oWrappers.;
the gentle words of for
Robbie-"Uncle Jacob, Mr. Tare and sidioK 'all ntyten Alo Metallic Shingle
other's trouble, the care for the sick, box said this morning that when he front iron'.or steel with full directions and low

may all seem as nothing; yet who can fell from the roof he had the seven prices.BARRY IRONROOFINQ$ co. NO MORE CHEATING.
tell the good they accomplish? Our Mention Florida Fruit Grower CJenland. O.
senses knocked: out of him. I thought -
slightest word have influenceover Consumers of Fruit Wrapper may
an -
may there were only five senses. know that honest
now they pet an ream
another for good or evil.Ve Uncle Jake-"Dere is seben senses, RED INCUBATOR of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 sheetsto

are daily sowing the seed which will honey; but ef dat man, or any uddah 1 And Brooder Combined. ream as some unscrupulous dealers
forth some sort of harvest. Well ( tDlWDplw tbnDC J'O'I
bring (4' supply.
man had um all, dey's a merrikle. .Ca&aIup. a&4 txxk ft
will it be for us if the harvest be one lau4ntU ., MtiiBonUI efMmMful 0. AND
Yaas dere's seben ob 'um-hearin' De OUR "FAIR SQUARE"
'.. artificial .UCtwl by 1b ....
we shall be proud to gather. I If some seein' feelin' tastin', smellin' is de .....11&1>..opcrttvl>1.." n.,'a-to*t.mat.f t*dlalab1.** "'.. ..... \\.mppcl'8arcputupnpac1c( c

one in that dear home circle can look five 'at some folkses knows erbout. I I rial wtWk i.a.teunbip... ...,..ta.oae.dd' ......,.fad.c., .... of 1000 each, and each Wrapper is

back i hififter years, and, as he tender. Den dere's hoss-sense, w'ich some _ar_..III.J ..-v---._ numbered, in printing, consecutivelyfrom
ly utters our name, say: "Her words mules an' some white folkses 'ain't 1 to 1000. No one can

and example prepared me for a life of f got; an' den, lassly but not leassly, .La INCUBATORS&BROODERS. HONESTLY BEATour
Broodn only|1 1*t and ch*p *t tar
usefulness; to her I owe my happiness dere's w'ich rai.latchict.tOCr premiums} Lao
commonsense, is so one
Send and
testimonial!*a4 t or catalo;u* prices. for e.\mpJeB prices
we may well say, I have not common 'at it nevah gits to be plenty, Q.$.SneGER, Bo* ,CardlftQton.o. toTHE
lived in vain.-Christian at Work.Remnants .
an' mighty few people has it-at leastin
-e---- my time." OWL1HG' GREEN ACADEMYit.wlt. r ,
of Linen. B
...... JERSEY CITY, N. J.
The New York World tells of the Mr. Brooks I often wonder Gaga, ca.-Op.a.S.hD. 'rboronshabw
why atrreeddom haaAerrtts health tfoeON. N. B.-We do not deal in unprinted

following uses that a woman will make: some folks go to church. Mrs. Riv- ..ys.44raw from" .#.a.. hart" ,tlfttfonnb)I.A.c..r.\.1100Wldul. '.. |wrappers.TIIK "





S. PO\VZR....... .... .. ...... ......Editor.P. ian could hardly touch his tongue to It is now the third week after tho storm

O. Address, Lawtey, Fla. it. It takes genius, or at least a very JVIar \ets.JAc6SONVILLE but still the destructive dropping goes on;
in many instances this loss will equal tho
A. II. MANVILLE,.. Stuff Contributor. keen man, to meet this select and lim immediate Io.,.? from the storm. Many

ited demand and reap the golden hare groves at Rockledge will be short half

CONTENTS. vest out of it; and in the effort to do FLA., Nov. 2. their crops. .

GROVE AND' O"CnAaD-OranJt- that Pay; it the witless dullard who ships a dead FRUITS AND VKGtJTABLKS. At Onnond the total I loss is )placed, at

Dieback, Bluestone. Gas Lime tie .. . 714 article generally makes a mess These are average quotations. Extra choice about 25 }per cent.
A Blood Lemon; Boies to Handle Oranges green lots fetch prices above top quotations, while poor Of course, seedlings suffered muCh
In; Florid at the Agricultural Congresa. its of it and writes himself down an ass. lots tlllower. than budded fruit t. tho latter
A Seedless Grape; Hauling, Pruning and Oranges, ripe .. .. .. .. ... .. .. t.00101.50 worse ; *
Training Fruit Trees; Macartney Rose drops .. .. ... .. ...... 75tot.oo were not thorned. Whatever loss budded
Hedge Planting; Phosphate Men .. .. .. 716PARSCe The Orange Chaos. Lemons, Fla., .... ........ .... .. i.*> toi.5o trees suffered was indicted at once.
TRUCKER Culture. The industry is slowly rising .. Messina... .. .. .. .. .... .. 3.50
> AND' of -Strawberry Peat Loss from orange Malaga Grapes, kegs .. .... ........ 6.00107.00 I'KICEft.. :
Culture English
No.Poor 7t;Milking; Farmer and Capitalist; .. 717 like the dry land out of Chaos, but Pineapples,crate..... >.. .... ..... .3.oot03.5OPotatot..Ncw Returns are beginning to arrive for
Wonderful Cow pea; York .... ........ .. .... 3.75
Postal Transportation; our prophetic vision ranging along from the Manatee region
Ownership of Railroads; in -barrel lots ....... .. 2.60 early shipments
Government Electric Road 'lor the Country; The Dor. the horizon sees much mist and va .. Ile runs, seed .. ........... a.83 and they are generally favorable. Ship

aet . . .. . . .. .. . .. .. ..718 still the face of the 5-bbl. lots...... .. a.75 menu of boxes to Tliacker Bros., Chicago -
por obscuring sun. Onions,yellow bbl.. ................ a.75
OUR RURAL HOUR-Household Foxes, No. a: ; One broad and solid island is the red .. .... .... ......... ... a.75 J. netted about 1.00 a box on tho tree.J. .

Gray Woman's.... .Drudgery. .. . .;..Why. . .Hair. .. ..Turns.. .. 719 Fruit Exchange another the Indian Spanish, large, per crate.... 1.15 N. Strobhar.Wharf of Term Ceia, sold 600
; Sweet .50 boxes the last at
Do Nut Hurry to Get Married; Heroism at River Association the New York cabbage, each" .. ... .... .10 on week lm.per
Home; Remnantsof Linen; Extravagant ; others Jack bbl ..... ......... box. The Manatee Advocate mentionsby
. . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. Beets northern per 1.75
Talk Keren serves 720 .... soldat
; sonville auctions, etc. John B. Stet. Turnips, northern ... ..... l.co mlno'c different growers who
EDITORIAL State B lArd of Health; Not Very Carrots,per bbl. .. .. ............... 3.00 1.00 the trees.
Sour; The Orange Chaos; A Railroad son is a great rock which rises out of Parsnips, .. .. .... .. ........... 7,75 on
View; Crop Notes; Fruit Exchange Bulletin the troubled sea. C. W. White Jas. Celery .. .. .. .. .... ............. .. 60 to .75 On the other hand, some returns received -
.. .. .. . .. ............ 721 Egg J>1ant.,bbl. ....... .. ........ a.oo from green oranges shipped from
Fruit Market Bulletin; Jacksonville Fruit E. Baird and others who go down Tomatoes . .... .. .... ............. 1.50 sections further north are generally of
Auction Compan)"'. Bulletin; A Growing with rolls of bank bills settle in Squashes, bbl.. .... ... ... ... ..._.. t.ajtoi.y
Fruit Market; Business Notices .. .. .. .. 721 one CocoanuU .. .. .. ............. 4.50 such a character that the growers. do not
Florida Fruit Exchange . .. .. ., 723 place and buy oranges all winter- Peanuts. b .t brand.' ..... ............. o5to.o6 care to )publish them. The shipment of
Home Hints; .Apples and Orange; Ploridaa New York bbl............... 3.75 to 4.50 i .
Apples fruit id at places as
in England ... .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .... .. 724 these are islands standing up out of Sweet Pepper peck. .. .. .. .... .... .. 35 to .40 now begun many .
-.- the waters of indiscriminate consign. Grapes, ,5lbba..ket. ......... .25 far north as Gainesville. There will bean
in Jacksonvillo. Guavas,3-peck box .... ... ........... i.so audible crash sown, and many will be
Weather ment. Okra, peck .. .. .... .. .... .. .. .:15 to .35 hurt. Great quantities of "storm fruit"
khelled. ...... .....
The have thrown down Cow leas peck .50
a B & 2 .g growers a Green Beans,bushel .. ..... .... .250103.00POULTRY (which is different from drops! the oranges
DATa. ,J d w a oS I !:. few bowlders to stand on: having been wrenched oil by the
d0 3 H "11-... )1)yW :. There is the standard box AND EGGS. wind and the sterna subsequently )
--1------- I. I2XI2X26J Hen .. .. .... .... ........ .... ..3SRoosters. have forward-enough to set thousands -
Oct 24 ... .......004 71 >*5 59 26 72 0.00 In the wash and fog of .. .. .... .. .. .' .......... .. .30 gone
Oct '5. ... .64 69 83 60 23 72 0.00 Broilers. .. ............ ... . .20 of buyers teeth on edge and keep
Oct 26. .... 66 72 81 58 25 70 0.00 Chaos around us, let us preserve with Turkeys, per pound .. .. .......... c6 to 16He them K) until Thanksgiving at least
Oct 27 ...... .... 70 71 86 65 21 76 o 02; grim tenacity that fraction, 2676, and Ducks. .. .. .. ........ ....... .......... 35 to .50 .<.....
Oct aS ...... .. M 68 81 ft6 15 74 001 I I Geese..... .. .. .. ...... ............ .. .50
Oct 29.... .. .. 57 63 75 51 aj 64 o.u never abandon even l/i without a Kggs.scarce. .. ....... ........... ... ..21 to .23 Fruit Exchange Bulletin.
Oct 30.. .... ... ..58 SS 67 55 la 61 000 stubborn fight.
JACKSONVILLE, Oct. 27.-The following
- -- HAY, ,
Mean .. 63 9 67.4 80.059 3 20.7 69.9 t o.oj 2. We have passed forever by the telegrams renting sales since last bulletin
White corn, small lots....... ................S 1.35
t Total rain lall. f Trace. treacherous shoals of cold storage and : Mixed I corn, ..... ......... ..... 1.30 have: been received:
D. T. FLANNKHY.. Observer. While oats, .. ...... ...... .... ..... 1.85 1. Good pale; oranges 500 boxes, aver-
the refrigerator car we have passed Mixed oats. ...... ........ ........1.75 1.60 half box.
by cave these sunk Hay No. i, Timothy, .1D.Ulot..... .... ..... 20.00 1.97. Satsumos, per
State Board of Health. storage-all are Wheat bran small lots.......... ..... ..... 19x0 Ship oranges freely.
out of sight. Ground feed!, fresh (corn .nd03ts),per sack 2. Cur No 3018) lemons, bad oder; sold
The officers of this board are making 3. Here and there over the face of of too pounds... .... .... .. .. ... ..... .. 1.40 average 1.00. Good demand for oranges.
Peed meal, in sack of 100 pounds per ton. 23.00
indefatigable efforts( to induce the the great void the outlines of a few Rice flour. per cwt... ...... .... ....... .... 90 :3. Car No. 1G4C4 oranges averaged
physicians of the entire State to report islands be discerned- Pure wheat, per sack of too pounds... .. 1.40 1.97; some decay.
can dimly
their statistics. The Florida "Fancy" "Bright," "Golden Russet Prepared I5o-poutid steam sacks cooked.... ...cuw.. .feed... .,.per. cwt....,. 1.30 4. Advise shipments; this market 2.60
Health Notes for containsone Prepared steam cooked horse feed per cwt, )per box good stock.
," "Russet"-but the mists of 15o-pwund racks.. ..... ... ..... 1.50 5. Car No. 2203 sold; gross average
or more reports 'from each of the Pearl grits barrel... .. .. ..... ... ...... 3.15 balance
the first time Chaos still sweep over them and the Pearl meal per barrel.... .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 3.15 fancy, 2.50; 1.15.
45 counties-perhaps for waters often hide them from sight. Flour bet winter wheat, patent .. ... ..... 4.50 LIVERPOOL SHIPMENTS.Up .
from which we learn the gratifyingfact PI ur, extra fancy (family... ...... .... 4.25
4. The knobs of a few central (Half barrel, either brand, 25C per barrel to this date wo have had six sales
that out of a population of 391, packing houses can be descried in the extra.) in Liverpool| ; averages ranged. 1 as follows.

422, only 279 deaths were reportedfor distance, but they are of an uncertain Cotton Dark or seed Sea meal Island, bright cotton, per seed ton.meal. .. .. ..per.. 25.00 U2! 3-30: : 2.83 2.88, 2.88 2.40. The last

August. This is only .71 per color and is ton. .. . .. .. .. .. .None in market cable received 23th, and shows a range of
no strong chain of Pure ground bone fine, per ton ..... .. .. 30.00 prices 8 to 1:1: fchillingH with average of 10shillinj.
thousand per month, or 8. S per thou. dry land binding them all into one Bone and potash,per ton .... .... .... 3J.oo
sand Of course this does Germankainit, per ton ...... .... .... .... 17.00 s.Until .
per year. uniform system. Land plaster .... .. .. ... .. .. .. .'0 .. 10.00 further notice shipment for Liverpool
not include every death in the State, S. The first faint streaks of an or- Nitrate Soda jHc per pound; per ton. ... 55.00 will leave Jacksonville Oct. 29

for some doctors do not report; but it ange highway to New York and another Muriate potash.potash,a>ac Jc per per pound pound;:per per ton.ton.. .... .. 31.00 30.00Sulph.te Nov. 2, 5, 8, 9, 12. 10, 18, 22, 23 and 26.

includes the most unhealthy districts, to Cincinnati can be discerned Sulphate potash, 90 per cent. ... ............ 55.00 We do not advise.\ shipments of less
than 25 boxes or more than one carload
the cities and is favorable show.
large a but the fog blows over them at will SEEDS, ETC. at any one time.

ing. Thirty three died of malarial and then they aimlessly creep and Peas, Split ... .. .. ............... .. ........ 2.75 Mark all shipment "For Export" that
fever/ of consumption of heart Black-eyed Peas, new crop, bulb...... ...... 1.75
30 14 vagabondize through many States Beans..... .... .... ............ ............. 2.25 are intended for Liverpool.JACKSONVILLE .
disease, 13 of cholera infantum, n We fear that a and '* Lima .... .. ..... .......... .. ........ '". 2.w -
of fever and of great strong Alfalfa or Lucerne per bushel ..... .... roc October 31.-Telegraphic
typhoid only 4 gunshot wind will blow through Chaos this Genuine! red rust proof oats" .. .. .... 500 received since our last issue
wounds. White seed rice ..... .... 2.25 reports
winter and perhaps sink out of sight Florida grown seed rye" ......... 2.25 give us information relative to sale as

Not Very Sour.It some of these islands; but it may also Georgia rye, .. ... ..... 1.75 follows:
.. .. ..
Texas rust proof oats .60 1. We advise to start shipments
blow some clouds of you
away vapor. ..
is hardly worth while as -.- market in
many .-* noon as possible, now good

growers find to their cost every season A Railroad View. Crop Notes. shape. }information by mall.

to ship oranges to the North A prominent railroad man, who does The loss on the east coast from the 2. L. & N. car with 310 boxes sold here

which are real, squealing sour or simply not wish to be quoted, in discussing the storm of October 11] even as for inland today for G95.00.:
:3. Ship or two cam of lemons at
fiat and vapid with raw acid. But bhinmenU of green oranges to England as Orlando: was undoubtedly) very hl'11'f.when one
and Franco (rom Florida, stated a day or we count in all the thorned fruit once; demand and prospects J good.
there is a middle ground; there is an two ago that the matter should be takenin which will finally drop and be lost. This 4. Our lemon market doing better.

orange which is mature, though still band by the leading growers and shippers process is still going on; a grower at Orlando Dealers asking for Floridas. Ship a few

showing only a mere paling of the of that State and pushed. lie hasevery says that, to a |*'rfon standing} in cars to this market

green and not a particle of yellow confidence in the success of the the middle of a large (grove when it is r,. Prospects now favorable for few cars

unless it be in a single small I venture and said that not only the South perfectly still the sound of falling: orangesis well colored oranges; let us have some,

may but the North, as well as the railroads! like the rattle of file-firing. We condense quitk.
spot where the sun shines warmest C. Market is now overstocked. Makeno
would be the gainers. By following up from our State exchanges( some
and longest, which yet has its admirers the successful introduction of Southern items: shipments until further advised.

and will command a good oranges into England and France, and establishing A grower. at Chuluota estimates the ([This is a I1l'nr.b- point.)
trade Florida wouldget final loss in there at GO 7. Very i poor lot of fruit in today'sale
price. It is idle to say that a new lot a regular some groves fully
of rid of her surplus stock at a good per cent. ; 1.27. Demand limited.
gudgeons can be found every yearto profit, and the North would receive fewer At Orange City at least 15 per cent. is 8. Car 2416 averaged on oranges 1.97,
buy oranges which are wholly and lemons 1.64 only of latter sold.
green oranges during periods or an overproduction.Chicago considered I lost. ; {part
outrageously immature-nothing of Produce Trade Ke- Private letters from the upper Indian 9. Car 11650 averaged on bright 2.00,

the kind. Dealers say there is a certain porter.This. Hirer place the loss at 25 per cent. at the rns eta 1.50.

limited class of consumers who broad view must commend itselfto lowest.A LEMON

who e1'el'1lound business man,even though; grower stated in the office of the OrlAndo All advices recently received indicatea
begin on and
oranges very early the carrying out of it might take away Sentinel that he places the loss in favorable change in demand and prices

want one which is decidedly tart, an some little business from himself! or his that section, in many placer, at 50 per for lemons. The supply is light and

orange so rugged that an old Florid- own company. cent. special advice from the principal reeeh'721 -



in;: point of foreign lemons state that at i Jacksonville Fruit Auction Com Bogus white lead would have no sale did It notogus

this time there am but 22,000= boxes in pany's Bulletin.T. B I afford makers a larger profit than Strictly Pure
eight against 114/>00 boxes fur same time R. Towns I White Lead.

lat year. This difference tho receipts For fruit says: would The wise man is never persuaded to buy paint
good we set the Jacksonville
b has served to add strength to the markets that is said to be "just as good" or "better" than
all round. price at 1.40 to 1.G5 and the
Ruling prices are quoted
from 2 to 2.75. Northern price at the same, plus the
OnA. OE8. ransportation.: The amount of "*torm Strictly Pure White Lead.
( has been large, but we
Prices now realized 1 from 1.75 to
range now believe we see a rift in that sky.
2.70 for good to fancy stock, with pros- We are handling some very fine fruit, The market is flooded with spurious white leads. The following analyses,
I Lets Unit pomcwhat better results may about a carload a day. made by eminent chemists, of two of these misleading brands show the exact

rule during the next thirty days. Hus- Inasmuch as same of our early quotations proportion of genuine white lead they contain:

Ht are not yet showing signs of improvement have been called in question, we Misleading Brand Misleading Brand
for the reason that'tltoto sold will details. October lath ..
give On we Standard Lead Co. Strictly Pure White Pacific Warranted Pure (Al]White Leads"Lead.
up to date have been immature and sold on the railroad wharf here 50 boxesof St. Louit."

therefore undesirable. oranges, from Twin Lake, at 1.90 per Materials! Proportions Analyzed by Material Proportions Analysed by
\\'e recommend steady+ shipments now >ox. October 17th wo gold here 40 boxes) Daryten M.:)} per cent. Regi Chauvenet Sulphate of Lad ,U811t'r| rent. Lrdoux A Co,
of good bright and fancy grades) and Oxide of Zinc &1.19 |wr cent. A Uro., Oxide! of Zinc .(5.01114.'r{ cent. New York.
from the same place, at 1.85 |per box. White Lead 6.N3 per cent. St. Lou in. U&rjtt Mat per noL
look for fair results; but we do not expect iVe have since received 186 boxes
morefrom Less than 7 per cent white lead. No white lead in it.
vfcry fancy prfcea.11'o the KIJIIO place Our books are always
still think that good bright and for inflection.Xlr. You can avoid bogus lead by purchasing any of the following brands.

fancy fruit should not sell for lets than .open J.V. Cox of Sharp, Cox fc SM.I They are manufactured by the "Old Dutch process, and are the standards}

1.00 to 1.:5 on the trees.Shippers I nan, Philadelphia; Mr. E. A. Snow: of ANCHOR (Cincinnati) RED SEAL"St.( Louia)
should UHJ extraordinary care ECKSTEIN (Cincinnati) KENTUCKY (Louisville)
Snow & Co. Boston and Mr. I/Miis P.lartranft. .
; "SOUTH ERN" St. Louia and "
in tho selection and packing, of their ( Chicago) ATLANTIC (New York)
[ representing) the Philadelphia COLLIER" (St. Louis) "JEWETT (New York)
fruit thiS i ea.()n, ns we have an unusual
Jrocerv World and the Chicago Produce For sale by the most reliable dealers in paints everywhere.If .
condition of attain (financially) to con Trade Heporter) arrived this week ndtotoPI(1 you are going to paint it will pay you to send to us for a book containing; tnlormt.on *-
tend with, and l the (-aroll s packers will ) at the Placide. Mr. llartranft that may tar you many dollar ; it will only cost you a postal card to do ao.

be heeded.TANGHIIINKS apt. to suffer if this advice is not for Gainesville.PHILADELPHIA. NATIONAL LEAD CO.,

AND )JA.. nA UI'g. Oct- With direct 9 n.- ',-_.. N.w Yo,".
20.- a
Markets\ are not yet ready for this class! line of steamers from Jacksonville to

of fruit, and wo have no inquiries) for Philadelphia, with a through, rate of 35 town AVilkeslmrre, etc., is controlled now the beat poultry paper published In tho
Tangerines or Mandarins.\ The demand cents JKT box, good steamers and fast!" from 1 lot* freight rates by Philadelphiafruit world, make an otlcr to our readers affording -

usually begins about November 10 thaw, you will have a service equal and a merchant, itml that is how Philalelphia an opportunity for some one if

HATSfMAS AND NAVELS." 0 rate of freight as low as to any other has taken die high standing of active to earn that amount or more. If
which we speak IM !OW. interested fend at once to I. S. Johnson
narket. The .first steamer leaving Jacksonville }
Sateumas in demand and l sell
are light November 11, the second steamer "In corroboration of tho claim that A Co., 22 Custom Houw strict! Boston,
at 250 to 3.50 according to size, color head MaiM.a 1 cent for full
and litlnn. November 21, alter which timo steamer+ Philadelphia stand at the as a stamp particulars
('on+ will leave five In the m..autime ending distributing market for fruit of regarding above
every daS s. -
Navels have not done much in the domestic
and between sailing days of direct ill kinds we have but to refer to the IHOX HOOFING.-Wood roofing is veryHTfahahle
markets a" yet, they being tooJ.J't annual in the Florida dimatt
read the
Secretary's report { Every
steamer Mould 1 advise
we + strongly, shipments -
> but look for letter demand .
when en.the fruit we is fully : over the O. S. S. Co., Clyde Lineor meeting, of tho Florida Fruit Exchange, l ver of n good, dry house i vitally in-
Merchant & Miners', owing to the flf t held hint June."Taking interested in the advertisement o'f the)
a tt A re "m IT. that the delivery of the A. C. D. all rail the official returns made by Garry Iron Hoofing Company{ on another

.' There is n gradual.! increase In the demand route has 1011 changed to West Phila the agencies of this powerful shipping 113"'C.0" will mall a circular to any

for this fruit, and a limited quantity del ""pia, making it very inconvenient for association! made+ to cover every hip-- prospective builder.
tells well. At present only bright, Kth buyer and receiver. meat of fruit, of good and poor quality, BUDDED HOMES,-Head the advertisement

grape fruit is wanted. The ni&vUi should Oranges-Choice, bright, well colored, ve find the net results' as follows: of Budded 1 Hocs,adapted(' to Florida.:

be held back for some weeks. per box, 2.00 to 2.25:); fair to good russets 'Philadelphia (net price returned HastinirH Wylie will send A treatise on

LlVKHI-OOL MAItKKT and green fruit, 1.60 to 1.85.:; ) ). . $1.37pr.bx: rose culture to each customer.
Cable received this morning reports l.emons-Strictly fancy, j per box, 2.50 Boston (net price returned) 1.35 pr. bx No DIUKCT: STEAfER.-3Ir. E. I* Good-
tell that he will
sale of :Monday\ at Liverpool. Prices to :IUX); choice, 2.00 to 2.25; fair to good l, Baltimore, 1.34 pre bx announces dispatch no
direct steamer to England this fall, butxpre&cc
1.50 to 1.75. Russet! and ordinary stock New York L33pr.bxCleveland :
ranged from 4s to 12,., the l being ,
average (" the hope that all who have
ite. One lot of 108 boxes. stencil 635, have no value and will not |fay expenses.Grapo UWpr.bx:\ this
bx ledged> fruit to steamer willgive him
Fruit in liberalsupplvand! prices Cincinnati 1.17 pr.
was in bad order and bold low this It
very > heir; fruit for shipment via New York to
easier 1 L50 to 2.80 >er box as to quality. l.lSpr.bx
reduced the It i p ,
average very materially.; u his house, Campion & Goodpcll, London.
HCDPIELD & Sox.LIVERPOOL. Ruflalo. 1.13pr.bxNew
can bo !Ht-n that thin average) is lower JAcKJHNViLLKORANORAfCTiON: : ; .-Headers
than I last sale reported( in bulletin No. 4.'o Orleans, 1.13pr.bx"Thi will not have failed to note on tho
\\ mutt caution hippcl'H to use more Oct. 21. -Our sales this official record upon one full tlt1\ ront page the handsome cards of The

ogre in selecting fruit for export. We week comprise 1.400 boxes Florid oranges "- K>n' work speaks in the strongest terms Fruit Market and the Jacksonville Fruit

received! today a wire from New York ex "Germanic" and "Umbria, as to the advantage( of the Philadelphia Auction Company. Both of three Insti-
advising of the withdrawal from export and we quote prices obtained as follows: market for shippers of all kinds of fniit. tutions contribute material assistance toward

shi )menu of two lot, one of stencil 2000 irighto[ Us to 14*; a few ruwct- 9s to 1 "The figures t given represent the net the inauguration of tho great reform

and one of stencil 7014, both lots showing 12s; tho gross! average l being 'Germanic" price sent back to Florida, after all de- which Florida growers desire-the

decay and! will l hc sold at New York. brights, 12s; "Urnbria" bright, 12s Gd; Inctions of freight and commissions were system of gelling at home.

We believe it is still safe to send good russets, 9s 9d. L. CONNOLLY & Co. made. ...-. ,...
bright and fancy sound fruit to Liver "When we call attention to the fact
pool. --. .{- that the three other Atlantic Coast mar Movement of Oranges.

Remember, mes should not be smaller A Growing Fruit Markot. kets (b i. o., Boston, Baltimore and New The chlnments of oranges out of the

than 200 or larger than 112. Tho strawberry growers of Florida York) all had tho advantage: of direct t State for the past week, by all routes,

Shipments will IK made from Jacksonville used 1 to consider Philadelphia a good steamship line, upon which the freight pea and rail are estimated at 100,000
unless otherwise advised on follow place to ship! 'ponies" to, but when it rates were from twelve to fifteen cents boxes. Of these the Florida .Fruit Exchange -
in came to car-loads the Quaker City wa lower than the "All hail Route," upon have handled about 3,000 boxes

November 2, 5, 8, 912,10, 18, 22, 23 seldom thought: of. It was considered which Philadelphia had to depend, we a day, Fending in all about 0,000 boxes
and 20. entirely too ,great; a quantity for that city then not having a direct steamship Imp, to England.: Tho Clyde Line vtwels,.
All shipments intended for Liverpool to handle; and Philadelphia) acquired, tho remarkable good average and high have carried out 10.000 l>oxes. All other

should bo marked 'For Export.: among lloridttruck nJ, a reputationfor results made in this city, place it beyondall transportation lines decline to allow their

economy. to call it by no stronger, question of doubt, the (!steadiest and quotas to be stated.
The Fruit Markot Bulletin.B. name. But Philadelphia is beginning to most reliable market to ship fruit to." -- ..

K.. Barn says: break away from the over-shadowing pa- Good Pay.

We have noticed during the past fewdays tronagn; which New York has extended Business Notices. In a recent number of the Cincinnati
that much storm fruit, drops, etc., to her, and to assert herself as an independent the
bas been NEW STEAMER LINK. The orange Enquirer appeared following :
on the market. Some lots I factor in the markets of the
of will hail with pleasure the an "A fat dividend! A very prosperous
really fine fruit have, say two United States. .growers
or three thorned oranges in a box. The Grocery World says: "During the non noe men t contained in the advertisement business for the past vent! The Cincinnati
This while the third of the rover.Thiscompany Florida and California Fruit Auction -
not noticeable at the grove past few years: Philadelphia has had a on page held its
regular annual
rats the orange as soon as picked and vast amount of her natural resources is a strong one.and we have Company
packed, and some poor returns will b becaused opened to her, and been placed in po!>-l- their personal awurance that in a few meeting yesterday. company dividend has
by them, Jacksonville is supplied Lion to derive the projwr benefits of the weeks two more steamers will be put on l been' very proiperous. A of
by the groves near it with tho ri| est fruitto same. By this we mean that additional the line for the orange sea&on. The rate 25 per cent on the year's business was
and made demand"Yet
lw found, and shipping. ) j poor fruit to and Improrailway service for both is 18 cents cheaper than that by the nil- declared payable on
be rail Tho P. II. R. delivers) the there poor, innocent dealers ask the
consumed here is sure to be unsatis incoming and outgoing freight has been route.
factory.Karly. established, and tho jobbing trade of fruit four miles from the fruit center oi producers to believe that they have been

shipments should he only the enormous proportions to the inland cities Philadelphia, while this lino will land doing business. at a.)loss.. .

brightest, nit fruit and russets will pay of Pennsylvania is now controlled by right where the fruit is wanted. i

much better a little later. Philadelphia, but which for n long time CHANCE TO EAUX MONEY.-A chanceto
previous had been diverted from us by earn $500)( in the next three months is If you feel weak

Rev. Jas. Stanton, of Ormond, is raising the Baltimore and New York market something worthy of everybody's attention and all worn out take

the taro, which is so well known to "The shipping trade to Ilarrisburg. in .such a season as this. The j''tub- BROWN'S

travelers in Hawaii.;) Reading, Scranton, Lancaster, Norris- Ushers of Farm-Poultry, Boston, Masa., IRON BITTERS





The reporter dropped in on Rev. C. E. I Catarrh Cannot be Cured

A LONDON MIRACLE. McIntyre\ at the }parsonage, 82 Askin I with local applications, as they cannot
street! "I know Mr. Powell well," said
IMPOBTANrSTATBMENTBYA the reverend gentleman when questioned. I. reach the seat of the disease. Catarrh

WELL-KNOWN CITIZEN. "lie is an esteemed parishioner of mine is a blood or constitutional disease,

and is attending Askin Street church and in order to cure it you must take
Mr. E. J. Powell Relates His Remarkable again." "Do you remember Mr.\ Powell's internal remedies. Hall's Catarrh

Experience to an Advertiser illness a year ago last winter?" "Yes; Cure is taken internally and acts
Representative-Tortured he had a very bad attack of rheumatism
directly on the blood and mucous
which laid him for a long time. Ho had
by Malignant Rheumatism From to be wheeled around the house in a surfaces. Hall's Catarrh Cure is nota

Boyhood-Ho at Last Escapes chair. Now he appears to be a well man. quack medicine. It was prescribedby

From Asrony: A Story Full of f heard ho had been cured by Dr. Will one of the best physicians in this

Hope for Other Sufferers. iams' Pink Pills. Mr. Powell is, in my
for and is a regular
country years pre-
(From the London (Ont.) Advertiser) opinion a most conscientious person,and
is of the best
scription. It composed
statement ho would make would beIJCrfl'CUy
At 33 Alma street, South London, ]lives any reliable." tonics known, combined with the best Shortest. Quickest
Mr. K.; J. Powell, a gentleman who has
resided in London and vicinity for about Mr. B. A. Mitchell, the well-known blood purifiers, acting directly on the

six yuan*. Ho has been a sufferer since druggist i upon whom the reporter next mucous surfaces The perfect com-
'rheumatism in its called, said: "I know of Mr. Powell'scure (Most Attractive
his youth with wont and it is bination of the two ingredients is
every word true. I ha'osold
form, hut now form the haggard of face and have almost thousands of boxes of Pink Pills what produces such wonderful resultsin

given crippled way to an apiKsaranco a year of health ago and and knowing that they always give satis- curing Catarrh. Send for testimonials ROUTE

vigor. faction have no hesitation in recommending freeF.
them as a perfect blood builder and
of this a reporter called on J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.t6YSold BETWEEN -
restorer such
Powell nerve curing diseases
:Mr. and asked him to relate his
experience."The rheumatism locomotor neuralgia St.fitus', )partial; paralysis, by Druggists: 7 se. Florida Points and the North.
ataxia, dance, nervous
first time I really felt any rheu-
matic trouble," Mid Mr. Powell, "was in hrodaclu.'f nervous prostration and TilE

1872. A twinge of pain caught me but the ing therefrom, the aftereffects

passed away in an instant. I did not of la griipe) diseases dependingon Water Florida Central and

know what it was. After that I was at- humors of the blood,such OH scrofula QueenFORCE

tacked at various j periods, and in 1870 I chronic erysipelas, etc. Pink Pills givea
began to grow alarmed. In 1878 I suffered healthy glow; to pale and sallow complexions Peninsular

from sciatica in the left leg. ) and are a speciiic for the trou PUMP.

"For a number of years afterward, I bles j peculiar to the female system, and "J\ -
in men they effect radical cure in all An Improvement on all
continued to worse and worse. In
the rammer of 1884 I experienced the cases arising from mental worry, over other lias fourtlmesthecapao-methods pumping biKE CITY, MNGON
work or excesses of whatever nature.
plain constantly. It was all day and at
ity of the so-called double-
all times. I took the electric treatment Then Pills are manufactured by theDr.1Villiatns' acting pump Costa liD JITijJINTJI

steadily for several wcokw ut it did mo Medicine Company, tfchenectady less,weight less,wears ,
not the slightest gorn' N. Y., and IJrockville, Ont., and + I longer. Is easily _____ Tf\ *.
are MIa only in boxes bearing their trademark operated and will notfreezo.Allattachmenta
last I
"A seized
year ago eta was i)
with a {pain and fort lur fourteen weeks I and wrapper j at 50 rents a box, or Nashville, St. Louis and ChicagoWith

never led the house. The only way in six boxes for $:!o50, and r,:'l' never sold of tho best materialAdapted but one chanire of sleepers connects
which I could be moved 1 in bulk, or by the dozen or hundred, and to hand aim Atlanta' for NKW YORK and<< KANSAS Y'
was by being windmill steam
send or CITY. Tho Florida Central and Peninsularhas
dealer who offers substitutes in this
wheeled around in chair. WhatI any tor Every
an easy power. nearly THO miles o* 'rack running through
guttered during that period no one but form is trying to defraud you and should (i Ian. pump guaranteed the
be avoided. for Tolntrco llryiont,
myself can ever realize. Mr. Marshall, < strength,durabllltyand Stork f'armtnff land Dairy fitftton,
of whoso case you have heard, is an acquaintance Florida Fruit Exchange. capacity. No charge if I'rntn and titratrbrrry Land.,
of mine, and said ho could not as represented.Our Or""e, llnnnnnand f'lMtamf0 Country,
It is an admitted fact that the Exchangeis rhnl>tmtf 11 fit.
whether Pink Pills would water and
not ray curerlwumatu.rn ( AERATOR Pump pumps lint l/i. M/rrr and
but benefit to the fruit growers because: air at the same time).
or not they were good Other Mn
for the blood anyway, and at least it First, it is owned l and operated through a The Stimmel & Hook Mfg. Co., The (treat Hunting CO",,",''Htrnrry''.

would' do me no harm to try half a dozen medium controlled by the IroWCJ'2IVho o Turner Illinois. Itenrftr* th"Xotrd ft Anp (/f/roMrttf
boxes. are the htockholdcrs; second, because it Has tho best lands for tillage, greatest variety
of soils m tho State and above all
has forced l commission and those
h bo I did bought six boxes took four
receiver ; who wish to handle our fruit to come to A Planters Experience. Runs ovor the Central! Rldgoland
and benefit that I could
no recognize -
Where It Is High and Healthy.
Florida and buy on the true, forcing up "Mjr plantation lain malarial dla
but while taking the fifth I no. trict wilier fever and ague prevailed. i Prosperous towns flU its route and It offers
ttcud that for a j>eriod of three or four the market.Vhy is it that so many of I employ O hand*| frequently halt' i tho best freight facilities for any produce to
days I Cult no pain. I pupjHjml it was a our fruit growers, members of the Exchange .f them were 8lttk. I wan nearly dlj* the Northern markets. Send for the popularsong
tempo ran' relaxation due to natural and of our local organization, will couraged when 1 began the ua.of -
| continue to ship to cornuJ1M. ion men? A "MY FLORIDA HOME."
causes however, it me tome hopeto
gave :thing that is worth doing at all M worth with Its spirited words and beautiful music
finish the sixth box. Then I knew I
descriptive. of an actual Florida Home, and
Was getting better-much better. The doing well. If the Exchange" is a benefIt, Intl's PillsThe i which is gotten up in elegant stylo-Mix pagesof
pain which had been constant became and it is admitted, it ought to I IHJ {Kitronizcd. ; full sized best music paper,containing also
intermittent and lesasC"l're. friends If it is! not It ought to be shown, !I a picture of a home In Florida and a hunting(
scene. It is mailed on receipt 10 cent((1n
and let again place ourselves; at the
and family told! me I was beginning. to us: stamps to pay expense of distribution.)
look like another man. My face, which mercy of every fruit handler that has result was marrcllons. Jfy ....1 I i Send also for the beet map of Florida(sent
enough for stencils and incorrect becameatrontfaiiU hearty.andi hays free) and note the towns on h ft* route.
had t begun> to wear a drawn expression, cart bad fnrtlinr trouble. With else z A.O. MAODONKLUG.P A..
common with people who are suffering, postal (luotat ons. pills I would not fear to IIve ia.ay Jacksonville,Fla.The .
commenced to how' a better color. My It is a fact that two-thirds of our )growers .swamp. It:. RIVAL, Bayoa Sara,I**. -

system was being} toned up. Inspired i i are shipping this year to commission Sold Everywhere. Florida Central &

with increased hope| I purchased i six men. They are sometimes doing Worse, Office, 110 to 144 ''V&1 l1lnA'toB St.. N. Y.

more boxes from Dr. Mitchel, the druggist and damaging; the Exchange by shipping! -
first-class fruit to houses and Peninsular R. R. Co.
and continued to take them, and commission
with each box I realized more and more Hocond-chys to the Exchange, and, of I CYCLONE CIlU SHEUEB Offers to Shippers
course, will make a comparison of prices.
that it was a cure. I used thirteen
boxes in all,and when the thirteenth up was Up! to the present time the Exchange WUlShetla Bushel of SAMPLE SHELLER The Shortest and Quickest Route

finished I had not a symptom of pain for nnces have ucen more favorable to the Corn $3 00 BETWEEN
three months. buyer than the average of commission in 1 minutes '
sales and much when the loss
Now concluded Mr. Powell more no by
have my experience. I know what Iwas shrinkage of those sent to commission BEST Wanted. THE EAST AND WEST.
houses generally is taken into consider With Improved Ventilated Cart, this
: ; I know what I am. I know that !! com
ation. Of course can dispose Shellert Ask your is better equipped than ever ever to
from boyhood I have been a victim of every grower MerchantSend( handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops and
malignant rheumatism,which has been a of his fruit as he deems to his advantage In tho world* r,_ *' forcircular I insure close connections and prompt despatchto

torture the last few years. I know that I but those wbo belong to our local! All MAchines & all Eastern and Western Markets.
have tried 1 and been treated organizations and the Exchange should war- price listranted.
every remedy No. 6. Through oars to destination with
by the best medical: skill, but in vain; either quit them or abide by the resolutions GARRY IRON ROOFING CO., out change or delay. *
which to make.
and I know that Pink Pills have succeeded they helloed Solo Manufacturers>ndOwnorsCIeveland,O. Perishable freight followed by wire and
where everything else has failed The Exchange: is our own organization, With this paper one 4.25. shippers advised time passing various Junction -
and that they have brought me back and we can control it in any way that offers year points and arrival at destination.
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the lest means of marketing our fruit All claims for overcharges and loss promptly -
health and hajq lness.. Therefore I oughtto
be thankful' and I thankful." And It would seem, therefore, that selfpreservation I adjusted.
Mr. Powell's intense earnestness of man- requires that we endeavor to perfect gave Your Oranges'''I See that your goods are markedvia
ner could admit of no doubt as to his it, and to give. it our entire jiatronagc.)
Manatee Advocate. I j a I For Information call on or address the undersigned
gratitude and sincerity. "You may ask -...S.-- .-. .. By the new procem (patented) for preervin< o t ,
He,". Mr. McIntyre, of the Aekin Street LADIESIeeding orange in their natural condition for months. C. F.. TA VLOU Trav.A'gt Ocala ? .
Methodist Church, or Rev. G. A. Andrew a tonic, or children who want build- This can be done at very small rotIt. we hayeoranl' I W. n. TUCK Kit. Gen.A'g't, Orlando, Fla.O. .
now in perfect condition put up in November .IIOLDRN,Tray. A > t. I* burj. Fla.W. .
ins take (
., B. A., pastor of the Lambeth cir IWOW.Vb UIabould! IltO.N IIITTKIIS. '8r;refer to Officials,Taco Co. for paniculsrs It. FULLK1U Tray.AVt: Tampa, Flm.
cuit, whether I was a sick man or not," It Is pleasant; cures Malaria Indigestion and sale of rights. Address M. B. WB VBK OrN.S. PENNINGTON,Trao Manager.Jacksonville .
were his parting words. B11JoaIzieY, Liter Complaints and Neuralgia & Co., St. Leo Paso, Fla.,or Dade City Pasco FUW.
Co.Fla, .H. PLEASANTS,General Freifbt 1...


FREE RIDE TO SEE I advantages for small Investments,
A Beautiful City Lot for $1 FLORIDA'S Estate Journal." Arcadia, Fla.
ONE MILLION FRUIT TREES |i.oo per year: sample, with state map. to cents

A week for tixt) weeks-buys a beautiful 4'23.12m_
lot 25x125 feet east of FANCY PIGEONS-Bought,sold and exchanged
Will take R. R.fate from bill of tree to all who will come to Nursery and purchase to amount *> Write for what you want. Stamp for reply
ot double R. R. fare. I can afford to make this offer, as one pleased customer means his future CHICAGO HEIGHTS, LLOYD GRANT, Lady Lake Fla 7.aS-5t
trade also the trade of his neighbors. Club together and send one man from your neighborhood i the CHEAT Manufacturing[ District of -
before buying this CalL A NIMAL MEAL makes hens lay. Write to K.
I am now preparing to plant for myself! what will be the largest orchard in the county. Price' CHICAGO, 10 Large Factories, street W. Amlld n.Ormoud Fla.. for information.
of stock as low us the lowest for first-class stock. Catalogue free. paved stone (side! walks, churches! ,

Pomona Wholesale Nurseries. schools{ etc.; always work for mechanicsand $75.00.. -o$250.00.. can be made

W. D. GRIPPING. Proprietor laborers guaranteed good wages,etc., working for B. F.JOHNSON & Co.MONTHLY,Richmond.

Jliirctrnny, Ititkrr Co., Flit MONEY FURNISHED TO BUILD .
SALK-Double Carriage and Ooublf'oSdSlInr
No Surer Investment for Your Money Mounted Harness. W. H. POWERS,

TREES FOR SUMMER PLANTING. Address Lawtey-, Fla. 8tMf

DeForrest Land and Co SUMMIT NURSKRIKS. D. L. Pierson, Monti-
A full line of the leading varieties of Orange & Lemon Trees at rock-bottom Improvement Fla. Large Stock of fine trees; low

prices. Address prices. Special terms for early orders. Drop
i1 Unity Building, Chicago. postal for new list. 8-s-iot

ground sacked reduced lo 15 per ton

Oakland, Orange Co., Fla.nn Best fertilizer oversold in Florida for carloads ville. or$6 small lots C. B. Smith, Jackson
fruit try'"2 and vegetables.
rN. "' YOU KNOW i t>tsandrrfiirpUntsoftUUnUililbthe | : } v exchange for trey .. L. Taber Glen St.
r ? e Tropics and warm climates of the F U11 world? Mary, Fla. 10-48-41
.r hfl that the ache me jut HorticulUU Price reduced this season to five ---. ----
you K N ow lurists was afready A UVING dollars per ton in Carloads. PURR WHITE 'i.'jRNS at $1.50 per pair.
r in our nla t Borne Florida people up to FACT I to (OUt .ears old Orange and Lemon
I g the times know this and are quietly taking advantage of the opportunity budlatJJOOptr J. 1.. Dcrieux, Lakeland,
Uti.of getting rare plants of us. We can supply Aloe Bamboo Camphor. Cinnamon Fla. 10-28-4t
1 Coffee.lalbergia, Kicoecaris: ,Ficus Gamboge., Hemp(Sisal), Iron. D RIEI> ""-
1I oUo..o.... j bark, Jujube, Kola Dogwood, Mahogany. Nutmeg Olive, Orange, Pepper, 'FIII. BFXMWKW MINING COMPANY has
". Quercus, Rice-paper, strychnine Tea, Upas, Vanilla i Wax-myrtle, Xylo- reduced price of dried, ground sacked soft
I. "" ma, Yucca, Zingiber plants and hundreds of others. GROUND, Phosphate to six dollars per ton. C. U. Smith,

Send for our large catalogue,which tells all about it.ItKAMOXKIt. Jacksonville. lo. S.{t

SAC :ED.; : PALIFORMA. GENTLEMAN going middle of
KltO.S., O>>deco, Fla." v November would like commission uf some
kind. Could care for shipment of orange or other

NURSERIES OF THEMilwlUkl1 Write for full particulars to trees.100aS.at Address, California,care Fruit Grower.

C. B. SJVIITH 111 ANTIU>-VuU Blooded Guinea Hogs. Ad.
Florida Orange CD. dress H., Churchill Fla. to-aS-at
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General Manager, Jacksonville, F1o.
TRY Orange Vegetable Fer-
Selected strains of Choked Varieties of Citrus Fruit Trees a Spedalty. ever sold. Belleview Soft Phosphatesix
Budding-Vfood for sale at all times. Bradley Itedftdd. Eugene II. Red lcW. dollars per ton dried,ground and sacked. C.
I Our stock is Urge and complete. PROMPT ATTENTION TO CORRKSPONDKNCK. ESTABLISHED lSi. B. Smith.Jacksonville -aS-4t
and Price address ,
For Catalogue -Uist, --

A. L. DUNCAN, Manager, Dunedin, Fla. Commission Merchants FOR CUTAWAY HARROW prices,address K.
lo-ai-tf S. Hubbard, Federal Point Fla.-,State. Agent


SUNSET HILL NURSERIESContain & to Buffalo N. Y., one of the
111 l) fk Afrrrf, VhUniMpMtt, I'a. unsurpassed markets 01! United States, remtm
We handle all kinds of Fruits her the Old Responsible, Reliable and Prompt
a list and description( of the Choicest and Most Profitable varieties ot the Citru either at private sate (which has heretofore been Commission Merchants who advance liberally
Family, which we have selected from over one hundred different 'varieties grown, and tested by ui our custom)or by the auction system (recently and dont sell at auction, but direct to retail trade
in our extensive experience of seventeen years. We carry one of added to our business) as you may desire. for all is in them. lialterson 8s.Co., 167169 Scott
St., Buffalo. N.Y Established 1668-23 yeanexs *

The Largest Stocks of Citrus Trees in the United States. perience.
OE 'rT-.d- WOlll) COL U.1IN.
Send Jordnulan. Address R. W. PIi RC. -' shahs Black Minorca and Lang-
sunset ?,?1 1, l.akeCo., Jlta. To insure insertion In this column, advertisements White Leghorn
stock for sale .
must be accompanied by the ,Kggs|i ;p per 15. Agent for Smith
&Romain's Boiled Beef and
-- Donef(1rpoultr'I.10per
Advertisements must not exceed fifty words.
Homo Hints.A Tho .'Florld s" In England.In Postage Stamps received in payment. So-pound sack C. H.Jacques, Fcrnandina,
Count every' word including name and address. -at"n
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sack of the best salt standing a letter! to us Mr. John Nugent JPIANO FLORIDA HOMESEEKIR-PubilshcdatAvon(
TO UXCIIANGK for a good,genie horse
Johnston, of Liverpool!, says: Park the model colony ot South Florida
where there is a smell of fish or any wagon. Piano in first-class conditionand
only cents a 0. tf
'"When Jaffa in Jan worth |aoo. Address M. !..,care this paper. 50 year. Crosby, publisher
odor will absorb the -
objectionable their acidity/ -
and February Is softened SACK

uary Young Florida Rough Lemon acres;5 acres in grove 7 years
r flavor. and the flavor excellent and the WANTED Address J, F. Corrigan Saint old fronting lake and bordering town plat.

Sulphate of iron (copperas) and fruit the most satisfying and tender orange Leo. Fla. il-yat Price, Fla., f JQO. For particulars address H.,JG-.4'2t Fitzgerald

going; there is more satisfaction TJUPOLJATAS-Uaroy stock, best for
chloride of lime two of the best dis L --- --
from one big Jaffa than from eight hedges; 15 per too; $35 per 1,000; by mail, 3 FOR SALU- 1F tesn Langshans. Inaian and Ex
infectants, are cheap, and a plentifuluse tougher Valencia, fco,, and Florida and for 30 eta; 10 for 75 cts. I*. W. K nan, Norwalk. Games. JOHN POWELL, Cocoa, Fla.l0 .

of either in sinks and open drains California in comparison taste flat like Fla. ll-4 4t -

during the summer and autumn may sugar and water. But that want of 0 RANCH GROWERS-Toucan get Seasoned OUUjUUU NOONAN Strawberry Plants for
Cypress Ladders any length from IS to jj feet, sale fl(30 ,per thousand.. R.
in Florida makes them eatable
disease. acidity from S. Citra Tla.
prevent serious T. Gregg _n-4-St PUDDY. Lawtey, Fla. Ia14-4t
when still pale, and therefore they command -

White sailor hats may be cleaned sale October to December, at 12s, PHOKNIX Lemon NURSERIES and .-Tardiff Genoa,Orange Sicily ,Villa on BROWN I.FoGHORNS-The most prolific>> -Ja,..

and whitened by rubbing them with while Jaffas of the name palo color are Rough Lemon, Sour or Sweet Stock straight Splendid foragers Extremely hardy
lemon Cut the lemon in halves very slow sale through their keen acidity and Handsome; to IS per cent saved by letting Non-Hitters. Stock from best imported strains.
juice. me name prices on your wants. F. N. Horton, Warranted Strictly Pure. Eggs f i for'3,shippedany
and rub first the October to December at Gs"After Braideutown, Fla. distance with perfect safety_ Circular free.
vigorously laying __
_____ R. PennY, Lawtey, Fla. ..0741p
hat on a clean cloth, on a flat surface, FINK for ,Truck or--General Farm- .
frost look for the -70 and fertile:, cleared, 15ultlv.ted HOICK Orange and Grape Fruit Trees for fAll .
so that it will not get out of shape. buyers. pubic road mile vf
; on ; }t to school, leading varieties: can furnish a full line
After using the lemon, brush the hat postoffice and steamer dock; on tidewater river; of Deciduous trees;packing, guaranteed first-class
atf miles to F. N. R. R.; neighbors right and I left. in every particular. Catalogue after October lit.I. .
thoroughly with tepid water contain. tlcsrrl>to MaCH I NERYWorkL Exceptionally healthy, Have another farm near; w. AND F. D. WAITB. Magnolia Nurseries,
half of borax. Remove lAt6E>iT WELL and will sell the above on easy terms, at a nominal Belleriewj Fla. 9-2.1.l2t
ing a teaspoonful All kln t.of tool.. .'o"une for ti>*drtUr by a.JIII'our price to one or more desirable settlers.
the band in cleaning, so thatit I Adro_ottn*P roe w I ir'.ntakeaeor.. IVrffCted:-u um.Ieal Shipping facilities, rail or water. Address Inves* FOR SALE or exchange one four-yesr-old bull
Arks tan rnmpta IUn tn work b? "atoms' Alr.rto.K !.
will be discolored. IA'DIIh.lpynq. Tn AMFHICAN U'KI.L\VOltk: ., tigate. care F. A F. G._n't-4t Durham, half Jersey;and one bull nlr.; .
not A.r.rm 111. Chirac. Ilk. Valla.. ?.*. t and FLOWKRS for the bunny South. half Jersey from a four-gallon cow. CIU... W.
S.. FRUIT Peaches Plums, Roses, Camellias, etc. CAMFBELL. Sa., Ocala: Marion Co. 9-a3*tot
None better, none chaper. D. I.. Pierson, MOD
and ticel lo. Fla. II'-t SHELL POND NTRSKRY.Satsuma Orange
Apples s.
.,the hardiest in the world,on five year
TUft LAKKLAND NURSKRIKS Citrus old trifoliate stocks; will bear in one or two
The Secretary rf the Maine Porno on sour or grapefruit roots. A complete years. JAS. p. DaP.... Lake City, Florida.
stock of all standard varieties of Orange 16CIIOICH
logical Society asks the question, if .. and Lemon Trees, making' a specialty of the 9-2
Florida can be profitably a a a a a a SEEDLESS Pomelo, and the Seedless Tahiti Lime,
oranges a a FLORIDA SEED RYK.-our own
--a .- with Grape Fruit Seedlings for set
75.000 grove : hence we can guarantee seed
grown and retailed in towns several "' ".M" .t_ ting, also Japan Chestnuts, Japan Persimmons, genuine Florida Rye. We will handle no other as
hundred miles from Boston for a cent ; Loquat Plum Kelsey Plum and other ddduoustree seed Sample sent on application.
Beats the U.[ 5. eqate. e.and plants. C. M. Marsh, Lakeland, Polk limited. Price f. o. b.. i eck 75C.; i bushel Supply or
and a quarter each, can there be any Co.. Florida. _n4t more, fj.50 per bushel. CAsh with order. Ad.

doubt about the profit of growing apples In this, the members of the Page Fence never LOUISIANA GRASR-(jxwpalum plaiyemte(, dress EXCELSIOR SEED FARM, Keuka Florida
refuse to PULL and for q-M(
pull together the public pasture grass for Florida.Cuttings .
in Maine that will retail for more rood. It is more elastic, not so tied up as to at $1.2,5 a barrel, f.o. b. W.II. POWERS,
than the oranges? There has prevent action. Still it is no lacking in "cour Lawtey, PIa. 6-n-ict ORANGE GROWERS: I am agent 'for the
money tesy"; always lets an opponent down easy, no Sixer D ade. and a Fertiliser
been already a steady gain from yearto lacerated feelinrs. FOR SALK forcalh,time or Hade,orange groves, Distributor that will pay for itself in one season.
sometimes low. PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian and timber lands. E. RCMLKY, Keuka, Ws lee for prices, etc. C.A. Deems, Orlando Fla.
year, though very Mich. Fla. J-IM61 8s6i6tTIlE .

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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 to

MAKE everything equal. ,
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SAVANNAH LINE.Time Clyde Steamship Co.

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

between Boston and Savannah, 65 to 70 hours. NEW YORK, CHMRLESTOH INN FliOqiOH UNEI.

OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY. The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed -

to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. 0.,

P'aa.Ext3 IZa3toas. both ways :

Between Jtckjonrille and New York: Flrst-cUw, $13.60; Intermediate $19.00; Excursion (43.30; (STANDARD TXUX.)
Steerage $12.50. From New York. From Jacksonville,
(Pier 39, E. R.) STEAMER Florida.
Jacksonville and Boston: Cabin $21.00; Intermediate $21.00 Excursion. $4740)); Steerage f:14.2 Friday, Oct nth,at 3 pm....... "Yt..MAS8EE" ..Thursday, NOT *1. atusoampm :
The magnificent Steamships of this Company appointedto sail aa follows' : Oct 3oth, at 3 ."SKMINULK". .....Sunday NOT 5th, at IJOPDI
Wednesday NOT ut,at 3 pm..IRtlgUOJi..Tucld.ly. Nor tth,at .4. 0am
FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Friday. NOT 3d,.t 3 p m ."CHKHUKKK".Thursday Nor 9th.at 430: am
!Monday NOT 6ih,at 3 pm......."ALGONQUIN"".,.. ...Sunday NOT lath at 6:30 a m
[Central or 90Meridian Time.] Wednesday NOT 8th,at J pm........ "YlnfA HK Tuesday.pm Nor 14tb. at 8xioam
City of nirmlnclmm ...............,.......Wednesday, NOT IltII-30..m Friday" NOT loth,at 3 ."SKvlINOLK" Thursday NOY.6tb.alocoamMonday" :
Nftcoochre ............ Friday NOT 3d, 1.30 p.m NOT 13th,at 3 pm..... "IROQUO1H" .Sunday NOT igth,at 13:130: n'n
Tallahassee.................. Saturday Nor ith, 2.Jop.m Wednesday, Nor :Sth,at J p "CHKKOKKB" .......Tuesday, NOT J.lt..t too:: p m
City of AuRUAta.... ...............,.....*........................ ....Monday: ,NOT 6th, 4.30 p.m Friday NOT 17th, at 3 pm."ALGUNgUIN".Thursday, Nor 3d.rt 4:00am
Chattahoortiee ............ Wednesday NOT 8th, 5.3o pm Monday NOT aoth, at J pm>> ....... YKMAtUKH" .Sunday, Nor a6th, at oao: a mWednesday
Kane ... Friday NOT loth. 630 a.m NOT al,at J pm....... "aKMINOUJ" .Tuesday, Nor 38th.at Imam:
'- City of Illrmlngham.. ................ .......................Saturday, NOT nth, 6.oop.m Friday Nor 34th,at 3 pm. 1KOQUOIS" .Thursday, Nor joth,at leco.m:
Naroochre.... ........................Monday NOT 13th. 800 p.m Monday. NOT nth,at 3 pm."CHKKOKKK" .Sunday) Dec 3d,at 11.30 n'n
Tallahassee...... ................Wednesday, NOT isth 10 oo a.m Wednesday NOT that 3 pm......"ALGONQUINTuesday, Dec 3th,at 1.30pm
City of August*... NOT 17th, 12.00 n'n
Chattaltoochr...... ..............................Saturday,NOT i Bth, 1.00 p.m
Kansaa City...!of on day. Nor Toth, 2.30 p.m ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE.
of ...
City lllrmlngham Wednesday NOT 22d,
Naroorhre...................Friday, NOT "24th 4.00 6.00 p.m a.m .- -- -
Tallahassee. ........ .
.Saturday.NOY25th. For Sanford and Intermediate Points
City of Augusta....?..Monday, Nor 27th, 7.S.Loop m Enterprise on
4 ChatUhoochre .... NOT 2

,r City of Macon ........................... .............. ............Thursday, Nor :ad,
Gate City......................... .... ...... ...... ..... ....Thunad.y.Noy 9th 600 p.m The elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamers
City or Icon ................................ ., .... ..............Thursday,NOT i6th p.m "
Gate City.... ........................... .......... ...... ..........Thursday. NOT rid 10.30..01 "CIty of Jaolcson.ville, ., .
City of )Iacon._.... ...................... ..........................Thursday, NOT joth 10.30a.m 4jopm Capt. W. A.SHAW, +;':'>'.J"'.,


(This Ship does MOT Carry Passengers.) Capt.T. W. LUND JR.,
De..ouar. .. ................... ...................,.....................Friday NOT jd, 1.30P.m Are appointed to sail from Jacksonville, daily except Saturday, at 3.30 and frost Sanford
De..oa.r....................................... ...,.................. Monday, Noy I3th 8.30 a.m daily except Sunday,at a.m. p.m.
De..oal'......................... ............_. ..................Thursday Nor 33th, 4.30 p.m I 9.00

I.ea"e .3o p m ............ ..... ......... JacklOnyiUc ...... .. ............ Arrive I..spm
Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycroaa Short Line), offer to the to $.3o pm............................ ....ralatka....*......... .......... Lave 7.00 p anIt
Traveling public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. 1.30 am..............................A.tor............ .............. to 2 00 P m
Through Ticket and Bills of Lading issued to principal 1 points North, East and Northwest via .. 2.4S. 01 .............................. St. Prancis......................... .. 12'45 P ms00
Savannah. For information and rooms apply to .. a m ...........................Bereaforll....... ................. .. II..., a m
J. P. BKCKWITH, Sol. Agent. W. IL LUCAS Fla. Pasa.A .. 6.00 a m ............ .................. Blue spring ...................... .. 11.00&anArrl"e
71 West Bay Street Jacksonville. 71 West Bay Street Jacksonville 8.00. m ........................Sanf0td....................... 9.005 01
p..L. WALKER Agent C.G.ANDHRSON Agent .. 9 I sam ...............................ltnterpriiie ......................... 9to a m
New Pier No.35 North River,New York. City Exchange Building.SanDnaL, Ga.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD.Agents, Lewis' Wharf Boston. General and Ticket Office 88 West St Jacksonville
W. L.JAMKS. Agent it 8.Third Street, Philadelphia. Passenger Bay ,
T. I). HASHAGKN, Eastern Agent SaY., Fla. & Westetn Ry. Co., 261 Broadwa M. II. l.VDE. Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green. New York.
A. DeW.SAMPSON General Agent, W. K. ARNOLD Gen.Tray. Pasa. Agt., Jacksonville, Fla TIIKO. T. EG Kit. Traffic Manager Bowling Green New York.
306 Washington, Boston. W. II. RHKTT. General Agent, A..J. COLE, Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green, New York.
For Tickets apply to S.. P. & W.Railway office. 317 Broadway New York. I F. M. IllOXBlONUKli. Jr., Florida Passenger Agent 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville Pta
JOHN I.. IIOWAKI), Florida Freight Agent,foot Lauri Street Jacksonville, Fla.
W. A. DOURS. KHTAHLIHHKI 1876. J. B. BOURS. J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent foot Laura Street,Jacksonville Fla.

WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO. HouthTBTM.. P. CLYDE & CO., Qen'l Agents
19 Avenue Philadelphia. 5 Howling Green New York.

Grain, Garden Seeds and Fertilizers' PHILADELPHIA and FLORIDA STEAMSHIP l CO.

gg 'VICNT I3AY t J'r.JAClKl 7oIivII.LIDs FLA. ,

We Handle Only the Best and.Most.Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of THE DIRECT PHILADELPHIA ORANQE ROUTE.

Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour Bran, Wheat, Grits, Meal, --

Cotton Seed Meal, Both Bright and Dark. ham sonville.Steamship leaves Fla.Jack Brlx-, for g % from Through Florida rates to
Trenton. Wllkei-
Phllade{phi a.: Harrisburfr.
STATKJAGKNTSIPOR. November 11 '03 ,, basso } .
a PURE GROUND BONE 21., '93 ,, Buffalo, Albany 1 ,

.J.ygerl-Allen Fertilizer Co. fa NITRATE SODA, December.". 21 11.1, ''93'03 ". -r acuse burtr,,BimiraPltta Rochester. *

star Brand Fertilizers, jff MURIATE OF POTASH, 03F "ft, & )ft ft ft


lrange Tree and Vegetable r KAINIT Etc.

Send These FERTILIZER.for Fertilize Catalogue hart free.superior In the market and a trial will convince. .. 35 cts per Box. 70 cts per Barrel.

President. VicePresident.I. Excellent wharf facilities. Fast time.
Cashier. Assistant Cashier.

CAPITAL' $100,000. Quick handling. Delivery in Philadelphiaat


JACK80NVILLE, FLORIDA, Pier 8, South Wharves, in the very heartof

:jcspcotfully solicits your Deposits, Collections ond General

Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE the fruit trade.:

: INVITED. For other rates and particulars apply to

,IT\ohn L. Marvin, A.Dllm-CT B. Campbell 0I2Ra, e Chas. Marvin, W. A. 80MERWLE Or E. B. DIEKHAH.

.ts. P. Taliaferro, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald
",. B. Clarkson, C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson, Traffic MVr, Foot Newnan. St, Oen'l M'a'r, J 155 Dock St,

r. H. Robinson. John E. Hartridge..k I Jacksonville, Fla. Philadelphia, PJUrHK

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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 New York, I offer to ship
find It I fapofftiblo to dispatch a steamer to England November 1st only having about 10OU) I in tho fastest steamers and give the best attention in England on the following terms: *JL
boxes: t-Jerged.l !! The only steamer I shall send this season, therefore, will leave Fcrnan- A charge of 70 cents' from Jacksonville to England,tho shipper stand celling ctuiigei
dlaa on November 15, and unless tho growers of Florida oranges will pledge a sufficient commissions,etc., which aro incurred in England. k
number of boxes by October:20th, I shall send no direct steamer to England this year.
I wish it distinctly understood that I do not advise shipping to England via New York
I have given the growers sufficient time to makeup tho cargo to go November 1st and In'f
but make this offer all understand there are some growers who wish to send their fruit
the failure lies entirely at their door
this wuy. 1 will advance 35 cents per box on fruit shipped>> to England via Now 'York on rox
I,personally, incur a great deal of excuse in sending these steamers,and cannot afford ceipt of the fruit in Now York. it'
to charter a steamer unions a full cargo is pledged long enough before the sailing date of the .
steamer to warrant the undertaking. I much regret the failure of tho growers to support the shipping of those who have pledged fruit to go November 1st, I would say that I shall consider ber 1st and hope that there will bo no difficulty securing the cargo for the vessel to sail r

that they will ship their fruit November 15th,unless otherwise advised. November 15th. If


A Prize of $$5OOO Cash to Florida Orange Growers.

II 811BII1" otter a prim of $!JOO cash, competition, open to all Florida orange shippers the proceeds the sale, without interest:and I will also advance and pay tho local freight.
I who send their oranges via my IIHtKCT l KTKAMKIl: TO KMJI.ANI: ), to leave My charge for handling and selling tho fruit is 05 cent per box. This charge together
Fernandina Fla., about November 15th. This prize will be awarded to the with the local freight charge will be the ENTIHE: COST,thus enabling tho shipper to figure ..,."-.
shipper whoso fruit is, packed tho best, most careful and lands in England the best condition exactly tho price of marketing his fruit in Europe.Shipper .
and lolls for tho highest net average results, tho judge and decision to be governed
( *of 100 boxes and over will have the proceed of tho sale of their fruit in their '
wholly by the sales I !, which necessarily will bo the t highest I t for the best fruit I in the best con dt. 4'-
hands three days after the sale In Hngland.v

tion.The STEADIER which shall engage in this service for this season will be the best for Tho time Is come when Florida mint look for other markets than tho United States,
tho purpose obtainable. and as a decision must be arrived at whether or not tho orange growers of Florida will sup
THE LOADING) which of the utmost importance( will bo under my personal supervision l ort me in affording an outlet for their fruit, I ask each shipper interested in tho subject jIt
,and on arrival In England the fruit will be handled and sold in the best European fruit extending market to write me,advising if I can depend on him either for the whole or
market(Liverpool)by tho most experienced and well known fruit auctioneers. part of his crop. This project deserves the support of all Florida shippers.
To those desiring I it, I will make an advance of 65 cents per box, to bo deducted from Yours very truly.CAMPION ,

1OO Metric I1tut: <<: s Nov 'Ve r1c City g
) Address for tho present all letters to New York. on\-fIlo office will l bo open I'I'e
15 fhilpot! bane, C about November 1st. Stencils will be furnished on appncauon. Box material and paper, 2O 80'v.. Bay, Bt.
V furnished at lowest price.
.iiiXTS irIAT/J.> tit rrrrjsifj'j,fHfr point to solicit bntlnrt for tnu, both for g 4t"tl1P 8nnnn
"/919 f''ltOrt nod e'o'"f'.lIe .tll,.. A AAnnnnn 3d1, "nnnnnto
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Lorenzo A. Wilson. W. G. Toomer.

WILSON & TOOMER Manufactured by theL.

L. B. Darling Fertilizer Co.

State: A el'11s.: I I ,


H. J. BAKER & BRO.'S No Others Give Equal Results.

Special Orange Tree Manure. 0. WEEKS, State Agent, Jacksonville, Fla. .
No. 8 Itnstvrick Hlock, Corner Hay and:%I.ln Street
Fruit and Vine Manure, Send for Pocket Memoranda Hook... __

'. Tomato Manure, THE:--

A A Ammoniated Super-Phosphate,
Morgan Spading Harrow.
.. Pure Ground Bone. "#

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Also Dealers in .F :

Blood and Bone, Sulphate of Potash, ; J :

Tobacco Stems Nitrate of Soda, Cottonseed

Meal Canada Hardwood Ashes and all
", l"f r: It--. >F I
Fertilizer Materials. a


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GerresKmdeuce] solicited, and prices and circular sent on application.
Qa FUPPOWS: ; Qo I RJcl es.

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Aa= 3rltw, 'santc d, In. cill, Ux1ooosPIc3c1 Mootlor1H. SEND FOR CATALOGUE.

. BENJ. N. BRADT, General Agent .

Foot of Hogan St., Jacksonville pla. HUNTINGTON FLORIDA.T2f .

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