Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00330
 Material Information
Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: May 18, 1895
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: UF00055765:00330
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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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S. Powers, Publisher and Proprietor JACKSONVILLE FLA., MAY 25, 1895. Whole Vo. 1172 Vol NEW VII SERIES No. 2ir

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I State News. country yesterday, and we made a I blooming, though the crop will be late out the difference, which is very plain,

: general inquiry as to the crop prospectof and fruit smaller, perhaps, than last between a chicken hatched or incu-

t Hillsborough county. We are year. On one plantation, countingfrom bated, more properly, from an egg
A few days ago Senator Darby said happy to state that the report from the edge four rows, 22 plants in laid by a well-fed hen and one whichwas

1 it did not appear that any work had every portion was most gratifying.The each or 88 in all, 34 were bearing fair not.-Manatee River Journal.
I been done by the East Coast Canal people after the freeze for the sized pines with good crowns and
: Company during the past few years, first time in many years found them- several more coming into bloom. An From private information it
; and spoke of the canal as a ditch, only selves in such a position that some- other triangular patch of 34 had 14 learned that R. D. Kirkpatrick, of St.

: eleven miles long. Any one familiar thing had to be done. They turned fruit. The best showing of fruit and Louis, who experimented in behalf of

: with the work done by the canal company their attention to the fertile soil, and plants is where they have been best his firm in the culture of the castor

;: ; between Lake Worth and New planted staple crops. They have taken care of and fertilized most. The bean near this city, is to be 'here_ thi'sweek

),1 river, during the past few years, can worked them well, the seasons have poorer plants without fertilizipg suffered to plant about 300 acres he of
that and been and the results the fin. Florida beans. This would indicate that
r f swear everything money en- good, are most.- .Star.
could do that time has and this is not at all discouraged by their bad
; ergy during est hog hominy prospect We went over to see Mr. G. Litch- last
: been done; that two immense dredges, country has had since the orange field's incubator last week and if thereis streak of luck and loss by

;i with double crews, have been working boom struck it fifteen years ago. one machine more nearly intelligentthan winter.-Orlando Reporter.We .

V' ; continuously, night and day, for the Now let the good work begun not another it is that incubator. If learn from the grape growers

past two years; that the result is a nave only continue in years, but let the in- the heat becomes too great it shuts itself about Orlando that the prospect for a

I igable cut forty miles long, from Lake terest in home production multiply.- off; if there is not heat enough it fine yield of Niagaras was never bet-

Worth to New river; a work of such Tampa Tribune.A lets itself in again. A big clock ex- ter. The Niagara Villa Vineyard is

,, magnitude that it must surprise anybody recent trip through the pineapple ercises a paternal interest in the whole full of fine fruit and Mr. H. H. Dick-
.:. who will go over the route and region-Ankona, Eden and Jensen proceeding and turns over the eggs son informs us that he has a greater
make an examination of the work shows the plants in much better order every six hours without anybody say- quantity of grapes on his vineyardthan

done.-Indian River Advocate. than we expected to see them, and ing "please." We also saw innumer- in any previous year.-Orlando

;,,a, The city was full of people from the more fruit in sight and plants still able little chickens and saw pointed Reporter. .




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Grasses for Florida. would of Devon cattle, although I What we want and what we can A Reconstructed Orange Tree.
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower; consider Durham crossed with the have if we wilt, for a forage plant, is What is it good for ? ask the
I have read somewhere that some Jersey, or our natives crossed with the something that will make both pas doubting Thomases. Who wants a 1
body said "that he who caused two Durhams, the best. I would not, turage and "roughness" and will grow "sprout grove ?" Who will give mon
spears of grass to grow where one however, like for us to deceive our- abundantly on any kind of land and ey for an orchard built out of the
grew before was a public benefactor." selves. You know what the Presi-- won't require, to have it do so, any ruins of a frozen one ? Better dig up j ,
Some one will say that man had dent of the Horticultural Society said forcing by blood, or bone, or potash, the old stump and throw it away- L :t
never had any experience with nut- about that.Alfalfa or any other kind of bought fertilizer.In burn it up-and plant a new tree in <1] 1
grass, and Tom Sawyer will doubtlesssay may be, grown on certain addition to corn (fodder, not pul its place rather than encourage it to |
lands adapted to it and on others by led blades but corn planted just for
that he didn't know''' anything throw out suckers, when the one final,1
about "sand-spur grass." the use of commercial fertilizers, but fodder, we have all the foregoing in ly selected to make the new tree cannot \ Li r
Well now, Mr. Editor, everythingthat from this tax we want to be delivered.In Johnson grass. It will without help, possibly have roots more than j'
was made to grow was doubtless my commmunications from thison other than breaking ground, when half way round, that is, on the side Ii j (. ,.
made for some good purpose. Even with your permission, I'will havea once sown, make on all kinds of land opposite the old stump. '
sand spur grass has its mission, if for great deal to say about grasses suchas I abundant and continuous pasture and It is true that, for the first season, "
no other purpose than to make a are adapted to our soils and cli- I good hay, when cut at the proper the shoot does not adhere very firmlyto
philosopher of Tom Sawyer. mate, and !the woods are full of stage. The general cry is, "You can't the parent stub and needs to be
I also read in a former issue of the them." But for fear of having their get rid of it." Well, I don't want to bolstered up. ,But it does finally become ;.;, :
I'e .FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, that heads chopped off by that "immense get rid of it, am sowing to get more.I welded to it like iron. ,
there is'a'' piece of alfalfa in St. John's stream of immigrants" Mr. Adams never heard of anybody wanting to It is also true that, for a season. or .!
County that will turn off four tons of speaks of that horticulture caused to get rid of a grass, till I came to Flor- two, the shoot can ,not throw out s.!
hay to the acre a good deal of hay. flow into the State, armed with hoes ida, all other people of my knowledge roots except on the side opposite the : I
Does it occur to you, sir, just how and breathing death and destructionto utilize grass instead of trying to des- old stub. But the great point is that, ::'.
much hay that would be? It could all grass, they have kept in the troy it.The. as soon as this rots away, the new tree ,\ I
not be cured on the ground upon which back ground.Go merits of Johnson grass and howto can and will throw out roots directlyover >
it grew. If you had all your land into a piece of wood, cut out all treat it, in connection with our its remains. To encourage it to c r
with\ such a crop of grass on it you the underbrush, deaden all surplus native grasses, will be the subject of do this, the earth ought to be banked ';:.
would have to rent land from somebody i trees, burn up all the logs on it. another paper. up over the stub, thereby drawing .
else to cure it on. It would Break it up and get out all the roots. CHAS." W. CAMPBELL, SR. out roots from the new tree higher
make four big two-horse wagon loads.If In a short time you will have a prac- Campobello Plantation,Marion Co.S than it would otherwise put them
stacked on a twenty-foot hay ladderon tical demonstration that all Florida is 4S forth. And in this view it is better
a Conestoga wagon and placed on filled with grass seed of the most valuable Root Pruning at Planting when the original tree is cut close to
a good turnpike road, it would be a kind. On mixed woods and Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: the ground, to allow the stub to rot
good load for six good draft horses to hammock lands you will soon have as Seeing in the catalogue of G. H. away as deep as it will to afford room
move fifteen to twenty miles per day.If beautitul and rich woodland pasturesof & J. H. Hale, the great Georgia peach for the youngster to root above its
pressed into ordinary sized bales, native grass as Kentucky has been growers, the cut of a nursery peachtree head. I
famous for.Don't with its roots off stubs
cut to The writer had an experience witha
there would be eighty of them. So
much hay never grew on an acre of fail to do this because you some two or three inches long, I wrote tree which may be worth relating.'j .
ground. If Saint Johns county land live on pine land. You can have Mr. J. H. Hale asking if he recommended It consisted of a vigorous young shoot' t\1 '
will come any where near doing it, good grass pastures, on pine land if such root pruning of peach and an unsightly old stub-the two f
then her people ought not ,to grow you will only clean it and cultivate it trees for southern planting. Here- connected together close to the ., I
anything else, but accept the freezingof by"stirring it and let the grass get set, with is his answer : ground. The old snag was cut off
the orange trees as a '. blessing in but don't pasture it so close as to Mr. fad Pierce, Spring Hill, Ala: and then adzed down as low: as' it I
disguise," and make hay for all have,it eaten out by the roots, for cat- DEAR SIR-Yours of the 8th re could be without undermining its :
Florida. I tle are as bad'in that respect as a hor- ceived. As to root pruning of peach young twin. The earth was then \ ;
I am not aware that there is any ticulturist. trees,every one of our 100,000 in our banked up around the base, and in a
hay that will outweigh well headed Have two pastures always ; whilst Georgia orchard, was pruned as year the vigorous youngster had,root-
timothy. If anybody has seen of this one i is being grazed let the other be shown in the cut in our catalogue.If ed over the stub and was braced
more than three tons come from an growing.So you will take a run up to Fort against,the wind in every direction.It .
acre they have seen more than I ever much for pasture grass. Now, Valley some time within the next six soon threw out branches to fill the
believed to be possible. how about forage or "roughness ?" weeks now, you can see the glorious vacancy caused by cutting out the
Mr. John Patee, who owned a ten Some will say at once, in beggar- results of such treatment. old one and formed a symmetricalhead.
acre timothy meadow on the Mis- weeds and pea vines we have all we Bours very truly, .
souri River bottom-which was all want, without saying anything about G. H. &. J. H. HALE.J. .
soil-below the city of St. Joseph, top. crab grass. H. HALE. Abuses and Expenses of the Com-
dressed it heavily one winter with Even if beggar weeds and pea vines South Glastonbury, Conn, May 13,1895. mission Business and Howto
stable it har- like good forage as Reduce Them.
manure, gave a thorough were anything as
rowing in the spring and that summer claimed, they ought not to be taken off Now as Mr. Hale is not only the We find in the Fruit Trade Journalthe
cut, cured and weighed thirty tons of your lands, for they are the best reno- largest grower of peaches in this part following report of an address delivered -
hay. The largest crop of hay I ever tors of the'soil we,have. They should of the Union, but the most successfulas by P. M.: Kiely:
saw, and it required more ground to both be fed down upon the land and well, what he has to say is worthyof This is rather a broad subject, and
be cured on, than that upon which it plowed in. Crab grass cannot be depended attention. If I remember rightly, covers so wide a field that it is impossible -
as a paying hay crop. of to do it justice in the one short'
upon the plan of Mr. Stringfellow Texas,
grew.We often hear and read about crabgrass German millet and Hungarian grass, in pear planting, was much the sameas paper I propose to submit. The sub-
i making three'tons and over. It of which a growth can be made both that of Hale with the peach, and ject cannot be exhausted at any time
. can't be done at one cutting. I prob- spring and fall, while good for cattle certainly no one in the South has succeeded by one writer, for there is constantly
ably have made as much crab grass feed-and there is nothing better for so well with pears as Mr. something new cropping out that affords -
hay in Florida as anyone, and I don't milch cows, on account of the large Stringfellow. During the past few a field for discussion. Neithercan
go beyond the mark when I say two yield of seed-are death and destruc- months, have had occasion to dig upa can any one city cover the groundin
tons is a big crop, at one cutting, and tion to horses and mules by causing number of my peach trees that were a paper of this kind, for some of the
that is possible only on the bestshell such a free action of the kidneys as to either dead or unthrifty. In nearly abuses that exist in Western city are
hammock lands. I have, however, weaken the loins to such an extent as every instance I found no roots ,near comparatively unknown in the Eastern
cut three tons in ,two cuttings ; this to unfit them for use.I the surface. The crown, which should market, and it is equally true that some
can be done on such lands, when the have never had any experience have been at the surface, was some of the unpleasant features of this business -
season is favorable, and the second feeding the sorghum, in a green stateor inches below, a clear case of too deep in the Eastern cities are unknownin
growth which is very fine and much cured for hay; but the matured planting. The theory of close root the West. Therefore the "Abusesand
like herd's grass, is certainly beautiful canes, freed from the leaves and pruning of trees in planting is, as I Expenses of the Commission"Busi-
hay and a dainty'morsel'' for horses. banked in a dry place free from frostor understand it, that these cut roots ness and How to Reduce Them, will
,I do not wish any one to infer thatI freeze, cut in a cutting box, are the each send out a number of branch always, live as a subject of more than
am opposed to alfalfa. Not at all. very best feed for milch cows. It is roots which do not run deep. passing interest to every house in the
On the other hand I would be glad to said feeding it green is very injuriousto JUD PIERCE. trade, and it should be assigned to a'
see the State full of it, just ,as I cattle, and sometimes kills them. Spring Hill, Mobile Co. Ala., May 18, 1895. different city each season, and in this

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way it can be brought before our an- itor, except on special trips at certain Imperial Blood is evidently a cross blood left out and somewhat more vi-

nual convention, and we can all profit seasons. It is entirely different with of Malta Blood showing citron: or cit gor of growth and uniformity of size

by its discussion every year. these many firms known as commis- ron-orange influence. It is round in fruitage. They resemble Jaffa in ,

Since I have done but little travelingof sion merchants who carry certain lines inform and usually edible as soon as quality and having handsome distinc-

late years, I have drawn largely on of goods throughout the year,.as their colored. The tree is a, fair grower tive shapes are desirable.

the experience of others who go out traveling man has double the duty of and bearer. Prata and White are distinctive in

regularly, and who are in a position to the other. We regard the price cur- Boone or' as advertised Boone's appearance showing grapefruit cross

get the views of shippers, and how to rent as still useful, but in more limit- I Early is an anomaly. It bears a resemblance in parentage. They are of good grow-

reach them at the least expense. ed fields. In reaching the farmer and in texture and flavor to the ing and fruiting 'habits and fair qual-

Prices current have been used freely more isolated'' shippers,< it will serve Malta Bloods or their direct crosses ity of fruit but the public do not seem

by our firms for years as the least ex- to inform the shipper and advertisethe but is of light colored peel and reminds to fancy very light colored oranges.

pensive avenue through which to post sender, and commission merchantsdo strongly of grape fruit whichis Star Calyx also has the large distinctive -

shippers and secure consignments.Where not object to them when desiringto a first cousin of the Shaddock. Not calyx of the Shaddock family

a firm took as many as fifty to learn what other markets are doing. only do the oil cells of the peel ,re- I but' it is not a superlative orange.

seventy-five daily, the cost was one Local agents, together with the depositing semble the grape fruit but the core Mediterranean Sweet (Garey's) Malta -

and one-fourth cents each ; then the of money at so many small and seed arrangement are similar and and Valencia Late are practically

envelope and stamp and the expenseof shipping points throughout the sum- both peel and tissue have a slightly synonyms, there being no more differ-'

sending them out made the price mer season, exists with us as expen- bitter flavor. ence than would naturally arise from .

current cost two and one-half cents sive,feature we cannot well dispense Being a seedling evidently' of a long propagation under differing soil

each, quite a tax in itself in a year. \yith, as it has become a fixed prac- strong cross the type is not well established and climatic conditions, with chancesof
tice. As shown the discussion of bud variation.
Two we were offered by
years ago as some specimens are silky,
t a good daily paper with: a very com- this subject: a year ago before this and almost seedless, while others are They are evidently Malta;Blood oranges I

plete market, mailed and postage pre- body; the losses arising through depositing coarser, quite seedy and show numer- affected by lemon or.Portugal orange -' (

paid to our patrons by the publish not only with the stores, but ous seed rudiments., As the only crossing, and make low, compact \

ers-together with a printed slip or with country banks through failures, fruit exhibited has been from the trees, that bear smooth-skinned, solid,

postal, notifying the parties monthly; .etc., have been in the aggregate no rent trees which may be growing un-pa- I fine flavored fruit, which holds up till

wlo favored them with the paper. small matter with the merchants, and der abnormal conditions the varietycan late in the season, but on young trees

Many of the shippers highly appre- yet the firm that wants its share of hardly be recommended with 'certainty wastes badly from splitting in autumn.

ciated the change, having a complete this trade is forced, in self defence, to as an extra early variety for .With the other Maltas,they require in-

newspaper as well as good market support these,evils, expensive as theyare. general planting without further test- tensive culture to make trees of size
reports, and at less cost by far than I might cover several more ing of fruit in different locali--and produce large crops.
that of the price current.to the parties pages in merely referring in the briefest ties and under different conditions of At the World's Fair California displayed -

sending them out-for the cost was manner to the abuses of the commis- soil and culture. Sanford's Sweet two Valencia Lates; one was
sion business the and howto Hart's Late and the other Malta
put at one and one-half cents a copy. ; expenses, Blood and Amory's Blood are round a

Later the price, through competition, reduce them, but as already stated, bloods of good stamina and fruitfulness Oval.-E. S.HuBBARDin, Agriculturist.

was reduced to three-fourths of a cent, so vast a subject cannot be properly and are edibly mature from first *-9 .
or about one-third of the cost of a I treated or presented"in a paper of this to middle of December when in full Soft Phosphate as an Insecticide.
price current., The price current publishers character, which has the merit of Editor} Farmer and FruitGrower.I .
bearing but do not usually show san-
read week after week in
brevity, if nothing to commendit your excellent -
I lost heavily by this new schemeof more, guineous pulp till midwinter, which of the insect
to consideration. journal pests
the dailies, and although they be- your
be said of all bloods in Florida.
may havoc with the
playing young growthof
came more accurate and reliable than --
Ruby and Saul's Blood are also trees and I give
orange your
ever, were to a great extent displacedby Varieties of Oranges No. 3.
round bloods maturing in midwinterand readers that
a simple, cheap remedy
the new forces after the commis-
SHADDOCK OR MALTA ORANGES. St. Michaels Blood in March. A has been effective wherever tested, ",

sion merchant's patronage.I This strain of oranges having a com- meritorious round blood is the Knick-- namely, prepared soft phosphate,
learn from the
most observing
plex three sided origin and, developmen't erbocker originating with Mr. A. F. scattered over the tree when damp.
travelers and who
shippers-men ship
offers a greater diversity of appearance Styles, Jacksonville. Jaffa Blood is a This does not cost anything, in real-
week in the and who
every year get and flavor than the two pre- bud variation detected by Rev. ,Ly- ity, as the phosphate, after doing its
a price currents-that not
many vious strains which in many cases man Phelps from a Jaffa imported by work on the tree, gradually washes to
over one-third of them are opened and
have mixed with and modified them. General Sanford. It resembles quite the ground furnishing the following
read and that the practice of passing
The egg shaped Malta Blood.orangein closely Malta Blood but has more ingredients, all of which are necessary -
into the all the
cent envel-
one my opinion is the type and culmi-- stamina and is' more prolific.It to plant growth, and without
opes as fast as reached by this class nation of the hybirds of the wild citron is also interesting as showing par- which, according to chemistry and
of is
shippers becoming quite general. I that reach back through the Shaddocks entage of the Jaffa which is undoubt- experience, farming or fruit growingmust
I find successful commission
some and Kumquats to Limonia aci-- edly a seedling of Malta Blood slightly be unprofitable. '<
merchants use a two cent lor
stamp dissima. crossed with some other Lowest acid ;
orange. analysis : Phosphoric ,
fate circulars of which others.saves ,them However from the it The Malta Blood is a very fine The Jaffa is too well known to need 21.45, lime (Ca. 0)) 27.43, carbonic '!
many orange, thin skinned, almost seedless extended notice. fruit of alumina Al.
Having superlative oxide (Ca. ox.) 1.58, ( 2, !
the most successful
seems way to most brisk and aromatic in flavor with excellence, fair stamina anda O. 3)) 14.20, ferric oxide (Fe. 2, ox. '
reach the most desirable is
red splashed peel and ruby colored heavy bearing habit it will always and ammonia
3)) 14.20, potash 400.
card which is always -
through a postal
pulp, it cannot be recommendedfor
yet remain a favorite mid-season variety. 21.45 Per cent phosphoric acid equals
read; or through a brief personal general culture as it is more susceptible Majorca somewhat resembles Jaffa but 46.91 bone phosphate of lime acidu-

letter, and next to a man on the road r to cold than many other is much later in ripening and has not lated, and,in the majority of tests by

will secure the best results. varieties, is apt to bear under sized so pronounced a bearing habit. Malta. experiment stations it has proved of

The regular commission merchants fruit and the tree is deficient in stam Egg, Long and Oblong appear to greater value because of its greater

:< can hardly afford to send out a solie1 ina. i be seedlings of Malta Blood, with the I solubility.
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This soft phosphate properly pre Farming on Sandy Land. plied with mineral manures, and mixture has been tried repeatedly and

pared, that is sun dried (there is but a There is a very wide difference ir enough vegetable humus to enable has been found to be a preventive '[,
trace of potash and ammonia when the agricultural capabilities of soils the soil to retain nitrogen, which pure only when used on the ground or in
sand is unable to do. The sufficient quantity to run off from the .
dried by fire), pulverized to the consistence known as sandy. But all such soils: utterly
of flour and mixed with the have one chief characteristic, they are chief endeavor of the farmer who cul plant to the ground. When the plantwas

amount. of potash and am- all deficient in vegetable matter. Thi; tivates sandy soil should always be tc sprayed in the ordinary way, thatis

necessary monia, is a perfect fertilizer. But it is because the porous character of; maintain and increase proportion the foliage covered with the mate-

is of its benefits as a: destroyer of scale sandy soil allows water to drain of humus. On sandy soils near the rial, there was no advantage notice-

and insects I wish to speak. I make through it readily. When the water ocean this may be done by drawing able; but when the ground was sprayeda

the following proposition: .goes out air from the surface follows I and spreading sea weed on the soil, considerable percentage of plants :

I will ship a sufficient quantity, with. Hence, when there is a heavy rain the and using the fertility thus gained tc were saved by the operation.

out charge to any practical orange- soil receives an accession of oxygen grow clover and the grasses. Other fungicides were also used,
select (preferably Mr. which rapidly destroys whatever vegetable There must be more windbreaks: among them were eau celeste, ammo-
grower'you W. may Adams) who will scatterit matter it contains. If the sub planted where the soil is sandy, tc nium copper carbonate and potas-

Dudley the new growth, twice duringthe soil is also sandy it becomes exceedingly prevent the blowing away of fine sur sium sulphite. All of these were i;

over season at the rate of 1,000 poundsto i difficult to keep jiny fertility in face soil, which is always the richest good, each being better than Bordeaux i !

the acre when the trees are damp, it. While the thin surface covering : The waste occurs very largely in win mixture. Potassium sulphite gives :
results to be certified through THE of vegetable matter remains from the ter, when the leaves are off from de excellent results, but is more expensive ;

FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER. decay of the original forest, even the( ciduous trees. The planting of rowsof : I than the others. Eau celeste is probably :

Again I read in the poultry depart- soils that are sand down to and in spruce or pine on the windwardside I the best fungicide for this pur- 1
ment of, the various diseases which eluding the subsoil, will produce good of farms or fields saves much of pose, but is more likely to damage the :

make the keeping of poultry anythingbut crops. But unless care is taken tc this waste, and more than offsets the plants than ammonium copper carbonate I

or ''profitable. My wife grow clover or some other green manure loss of land that the trees will occupy. ; hence the last mentioned would !
pleasant :
There is such needed tc be recommended. ,
constant care
whichis such soils soon become drifting
keeps about fifty hens, not one of ,
afflicted with of the diseases com- sands, entirely worthless for farming prevent sandy soil from deterioratingthan To make ammonium copper carbo-
any anything which aids the farmerin nate, put three gallons of water in an :
I believe to the fact purposes.But
of owing ,
there is little sandy soi 'this should be welcomed at whatever earthen or wooden vessel, pour in
that the floor of the hen-house covered very
cost.-American Cultivator. three pints of ammonia water of the
i with pulverized soft phosphate, that does not overlie a stratum of clay
I and the nests filled with the same ma- Such soil has great advantage in ease strenth of 26 B., or an amount equalto 0

terial. I will cheerfully send a bag of of cultivation and in its quick re Eggplant Blight. this if 26 B. cannot be obtained.
raiser sponse to manure. If land of thi: Editor.Farmer and Fruit Grower. Then stir in as much copper carbonateas

phosphate select to to experiment any poultry with. Why you character is plowed shallow and sowed In your issue of April 13, the North: the water and ammonia will dis
may Carolina Station Bulletin solve. To make sure that all the
with clover often
not S. S. D.? If it cures his fowlsit. down as as every
will try anything. third or fourth year, it will not be is quoted. In this quotation it gives: ammonia has been used up, put in
JOHN H. WELSH. difficult to make it fairly productive the Florida Experiment Station Bul two or three ounces more of the cop-

Welshton, Fla. for an indefinite period. 'It is so easy letin as authority for the. statement, per carbonate than the liquid will dis
.. to work, sandy soil, and it can be that eggplant blight is caused by a solve. Set it aside well corked until
-- ------ worked so much earlier in the spring, higher order of fungus growth with an wanted for use. If it is not corked t

A Southern Horticulture. that many farmers who have learned external mycelium," and continues, the ammonia will evaporate and leave

I To produce a complete catalogue of the secret of its management prefer i it that "If this is the case, a spraying of! you simply water and copper carbo-

( fruits of Southern origin is scarcely a to all others. It is free from stones, Bordeaux mixture. should be effective nate.When :,
the solution is wanted for
\ much less labor is against it. ,
possible realization of this century, and in plowing required -
'but"ought to be one of the certaintiesof than ''in turning a heavier soil Possibly this bulletin has not made use, take one gallon of stock solution

the early years of the coming There is nothing to gain but much tc the matter as clear as it should have and dilute it with about twenty of
of done, but a spraying of Bordeaux mix. water. If the substance scalds the
twentieth century. The progress we, lose by deep plowing sandyland
are making in some directions indicates If only three or four inches of the ture or other fungicides on the leavesof eggplant, it is probable that you have

what we have a right to look for. surface is mixed with vegetable mat eggplants, tomato plants, Irish potatoes not added enough copper carbonate,

Hon. P. J. Berckmans, of Augusta, ter,that should be the limit of depth or other plants will be. found in that case more copper carbonatecan

Georgia, the leading authority of the for the plow !until the growing ol quite useless in preventing this blight. be added ; or your ammonia may
extended matter This fungus is exceedingly interest- have been a little stronger than that
South [upon many fruits, in his recent clover has vegetable
catalogues gives the names of twentyto to a greater depth. ing in that it is both a parasite and a recommended, in that case add more

twenty-five' varieties of apples of Sandy soils are always deficient in saprophyte; that is, it may grow in a water.
Southern origin. mineral'plant food. They especiallylack living plant or it may grow on decay- The above fungicide has been repeatedly -
and these ing vegetable matter. And when used and scalded only when
His list of peaches includes almostas phosphate and potash, ,
benefi "hard times" come, it builds a sclero- used at the rate of twelve to fourteen
large a number of Southern breed- if in available form are always
tends to revert tium resembling a minute tobacco gallons of water to one of stock solu-
ing. In plums andpears; we have not cial. But phosphate
.. .far it be in combination seed. "Hard times" for this fungusis
made such decidedadvance, so as so; rapidly, except tion.Use
; that during the dry season or during about a pint to the plant, spray
trees!: of Southern growth are con- : with vegetable matter, on
fertilizers winter As soon as the proper con- ing it about on the ground near the
cerned, but we have found the Oriental gravelly; soils phosphate
should be ditions of moisture and temperature stem. P. H. ROLFS.Fla. .
types of both pears and plums remarkably done do little good. They Agrl. and Exp. Station, Lake City.
well adapted to our South- mixed with stable manures whose decomposition present themselves, this sclerotium > .

land. We are glad to know that we in the soil will form carbonic sends out germ tubes which permeate Peaches in Michigan.

are likely to have'some startling reve- acid gas and keep the mineral the'soil for a few inches. If the pro- "From 150,000 to 200,000 peach
lations from the commingling of the fertilizer in available form. We have per plant is met with, it at 'ponce trees are set out each year in Berrien

: blood of Oriental plums with the better often) heard farmers on sandy or grav- attacks this by entering the tissue. county, Mich. At this rate of increase -
t 'class of our natives. I'jlly; soil remark that' mineral manures Erom what has been said it is quite this locality will, in a few years,

The longest stride toward a distinc- : io no good on their, land. But when clear that only such portions of the be the banner peach producing section -
tive Southern horticulture madein the hey apply the commercial fertilizer eggplant as are in contact with the of the United States, if not of the
combination ground will be attacked. Usually it world. Since the appointment of
quarter of a century has been ac- vith stable manure the
past complished by our friend Prof. T. V. produces) an effect,that neither will do is some part of the root; most frequently special commissioners to examine the

Munson in the scientific evolution of done., that portion that is known as trees; for signs of yellows, this blightto

an entirely, new race of grapes, in It is probably] owing to its lack of the crown, or what 'is about at the ; the peach has been kept well under
well to its ground line. control. Several years ago, before it
which he has skillfully blended the nineral elements, as as
that As soon as one of these germ tubes was known how to successfully check
vig<1r of the natives of Texas and the endency to become too dry,
Southwest with the best varieties of sandy soils are unadapted to the grow- finds a plant that can be utilized as a he: disease, every orchard in this vi-

several well-known types. The re- ing'of most kinds of fruit. Peaches host, ,it makes its way into the tissue cinity'was destroyed by the yellows -
and does not live on the epidermis.From ,"-Prairie Farmer.
this rule. They
sults are hundreds of new varieties, a ire an exception to .
this it will be readily under
number of which vigor hrive better on sandy soil than on
goodly possess The Seminole Cannery will not be
of vine'oupled with fruitfulness and my, other, but need liberal supplies of stood that any external applicationcan of while 'at
and to do their best. not have any effect upon the para- wholly deprived guavas;
All these things and potash> phosphate
high quality.; Bert Gardner of
West recently ,
all site after it has entered the plant. Key
indicate The plum
mention apple, ,
we might bushelsf
\ over
the Fort engaged
The then is to treat
heavier soil. Yet we proper way
that we are much nearer the realiza- prefer> a
the with such material )) fresh guavas to be delivered this
soil about
tion of our hopes than we would without known successful orchards of all these ; plant will
admit inds of fruits on sandy land, when as will prevent these germ tubes iummer. guavas come
investigation be willing to :
the. host. Bordeaux rom the keys south of Ft. Myers.
soil reaching
,-Farm,and Ranch. are was taken to keep the sup-

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,", ,. Ammonia, 4 1-2 to 5 1-2 per cent. ,, ,,:.*' !. :',
Available Phosphoric Acid, 4 1-2 to 6 per cent.
Potash Sulphate, 11 to 13 per cent. I .

Made Exclusively from Nitrate of Soda, Cotton Seed Meal, Blood and. Bone, Acid Phosphate and Sulphate of Potash.

I Price, $2 I.OO per !J on,, Jti'. f"n. : >. .

We also have a large supply of J. H. Baker & Bro.'s Celebrated Complete Manures in stock. Also, Nitrate of Soda, Blood and Bone,
Acid Phosphate, Dissolved Bone, Selected Kentucky Tobacco Stems, Ground Tobacco Stems, Etc.


Correspondence Solicited.



Sweet Potatoes. Weeds are troublesome and expen- 'and all cultivation should be shallow. has one great advantage over chemical
the sive visitors in the sweet potato field, Many growers are careful to prevent fertilizers in that the effects of the for-
:According to the census of 1890 and hence the crop should follow a the vines taking root at the mer for numberof
in are apparent a greater
United States produces annually hoed crop. An exception perhaps to ,joints. Peter Henderson stated that years after application. While it is
w;: round numbers 44,000,000 bushels of this rule is the growth of crimson clo- in the northern part of the sweet often unwise to purchase stable ma-

}'(: sweet potatoes. ver to be plowed under in April or potato region if the vines were allowed nure, it is always profitable to use that '
;:(. The sweet potato is most commonly Mayas a green manure for the sweet to root freely the potatoes produced on the farm. It should be
,; propagated by means of the buds or potato plant.To would be small and nearly worthless. well rotted before use on a sweet potato -
,: shoots from the roots. The roots are secure the short, well-shaped However at the Louisiana station at field. .
t: planted in hotbeds, and the buds or potatoes, which the large markets pre Baton Rouge sweet potato vines undisturbed The following formulas are among
:"'. shoots which develop are removed and fer, it is customary in truck farming yielded 352 bushels of marketable those which have given good results at
transplanted in the field. In some lo- regions with sandy soil to plow very sweet potatoes per acre, while some of the experiment stations:
calities the cuttings or sections from shallow, only three or four inches vines lifted twice per week yielded I \
the vines secured by the above method deep. Stiffer, less permeable soils are only 226 bushels. : U. S. FARMERS' BULLETIN..
of propagation are transplanted, and plowed deeper. We can scarcely Sweet potato growers in a numberof FERTILIZER FORMULAS FOR SWEET POTATOES.Z .

the plants thus obtained produce the doubt.that deep plowing on all soils, States were asked whether'their ex- ........ ro'd [e .0.d..
of the If is to (..)..tI': ro...... P
bulk possible ;
crop. except perhaps on those which are perience justified the expense of mov- 0"1 P'0 w intf
Kind and amount of fertilizer
propagate by planting true seed or by very light and loose, largely ,increasesthe ing the vines after,the last cultivation. per acre. IS.: :.: tI': :.
planting portions of the root, as with yield of sweet< potatoes, whateverits About 70 per cent. of them answeredin :. .: :0:1. :
Irish potatoes. The sweet potato effect on the shape of the roots. the.negative. The gist of the mat- .' .. () :...
rarely matures seed in the United Hence those who do not grow sweet tex;; seems to be this: moving the vines I. Lbs. Lbs. Lbs.
States, although true seeds have been potatoes for shipment can advantag- after cultivation ceases costs too much 350 ISO lbs.lbs. of superphosphate nitrate of soda........... I 24 41 I 77
produced in greenhouses. The sproutsor eously plow deeper for this crop than labor to be advantageous except possi-- ISO lbs muriate of potash...
shoots from the parent root have can truck farmers. After thorough' bly when cultivation is discontinuedor II.
different local names. preparation with plow, harrow and when on rich, moist soil a heavy 320 280 lbs.Ibs. boneblack blood..."......... 29 53 82
By planting in checks instead of in roller shallow ridges are formed and rain falls within about two weeks after 160 lbs. muriate of potash.....
drills, and by plowing in two direc- on their flattened tops the sets or vinesare the last cultivation. III. :'
100 lbs nitrate of soda... ..
tions, hand labor is saved in cultiva- transplanted.Most Potash appears to be the most important 160 lbs. boneblack... ..... ....
tion. The hills may be made entirelyby growers prefer to set the plantsin fertilizer for sweet potatoes.In 80 10 lbs Ions sulphate barnyard potash.manure....... aii4 b27.. 113
the plow or by both plow and hoe. moist, recently 'prepared soil. the great majority of experiments IV. :
Opinions differ as to whether plantingin Others make a slight ridge a few it has been profitably, employed either 360 lbs cotton-seed meal.....
drills or in hills is more profitable. I weeks in advance of transplanting, and with nitrogen and phosphoric acid or 320 640 lbs lbs kainit superphosphate......................../ 26 c43 94
ill'r In drills a greater number of plants just before putting out the plants plow alone. In nearly all experiments a .
I can be grown, and somewhat larger fresh dirt to this ridge. Only experi. complete fertilizer--that is, one con- Here were six acres in tomatoes
Ir yields are generally obtained than by ence in each locality can determine taining nitrogen, phosphoric acid and corn looking almost as well as if
checking; the advantage of checking whether the ridges for sweet potatoes and potash-has largely increased the no overflow or frosts had ever been
consists in the saving of labor. The should be low or high. As a generalrule crop and is the safest to use until ex- heard of. The land on Sanibel Island
t sweet potato makes its best growth on crops grown on low ridges give perience has shown that one of these runs in long ridges formed of shell.
r a warm, sandy, well-drained or even larger' yields, provided the season of constituents can be omitted without In the slight depressions between
dry soil. ,Light loams are also suit- growth is long and the land well loss in any given locality. these ridges the land is well adaptedto
able. Recently cleared ground,if susceptible drained and warm; high ridges are Horse manure at the rate of ten to the growing of all kinds of farm
t of thorough preparation, is warmer and more supject to drouth, twenty tons per acre is the chief reliance crops. So it is that instead of find-
suitable for the'sweet potato, provided but are sometimes advantageous on of market gardeners near large ing farms lying in squares you see
t it is entirely free from shade. ForE cold, undrained soil and for an early cities for manuring the sweet potato. long rows planted, often extending a
cold, compact clay this plant seems to crop. The New Jersey Experiment Stationhas distance of a quarter of a mile. The
have an aversion. On Southern farms Sufficient cultivation should be shown that commercial fertilizers vines are all trained to stakes, (a practice -
the sweet potato is too often relegatedto given to the growing plants to keep may be profitably substituted for a partor followed all over the island) and
the poorest fields, under the scarcc- the surface soil loose and free from for the whole of the stable manure many of them have reached a heiehtof -
l ly tenable, but widely current, opinionthat weeds. Two or four workings with when the latter cost about $2 per ton from six to eight feet, and are now
a rich soil or liberal manuring the cultivator and one or two hoeings at the farmer's depot. The crops from in fruit, from the blossom to the ripe
makes luxuriant vines at the expense should suffice. After the vines beginto chemicals were equally as large as from tomato. Mr. Cooper had already
of the roots. The soil should be of run cultivating can be done only stable manure, and the quality, as in- made several shipments, and expectedto
such texture, and color that it will not by moving the vines with a prongedhoe dicated by the appearance of the skin, ship about 500 crates before the
: adhere to and stain the roots. Clay or hook in advance of the plow, was better. The cost of chemical fertilizers first of June. To show the prolific-
adheres to the roots and injures their or better by using a cheap vine-lifting was less than that of a quantityof ness of these plants Mr. Cooper
'} appearance; sand is easily rubbed off! attachment on the cultivator. Dirt stable manure sufficient to produce counted sixty tomatoes set on one vine
in handling. .. should never be thrown on the vines, equally large crops. Stable. manure of an average plant.-Tropical News.
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I Saw Grass Soil. periment Station, don't seem to know- POPULAR POULTRY FARM ,- -I''

I Probably very few of our readersare any more about it than a ten year-old ,
aware of the great superiority of child. .
saw grass muck over other varieties of WM. L. ORANGE, i,
that article. The Florida Monthly Manville, Fla. j "

reprints a copy of an analysis made We subjoin a remedy given by the INDIAN GAMES. ;"

some years ago by a chemist of Scot- agricultural editor of the New York Sharps and Imported.. The best blood obtainable in the world. Can furnish Eggs from separate :t, "
yards in one order.BLACK I
land : "World." Would also reccommend

Copy of analysis by Dr. A. P. Ait- giving lime in the drinking water in LANGSHANS. ::1
ken, Chemist to the Higland and Ag- addition to the below : y
treatment : An exceedingly fine pen of exhibition birds. Have added fresh blood in the shape of thejbest{ I :, "
ricultural Society of Scotland, of could buy from the breeders of the winners at Macon, Columbia, Kansas City and Madison Square .; ,
sample of saw grass soil taken "at ran- D. A. C., Polk county, Fla.-"Some' Garden, New York.BLACK .' ,

dom" from the lands of The Florida time ago my young mare was afflicted MINORCAS. !
Mortgage and Investment Co., Limited with big head. I treated her for that

Sarasota, Florida, and 4A St. An- complaint and turned her out to grass. from One one yard of New only York's; headed Famous by! a shapely Breeders.and beautifully Eggs limited.plumaged male, the best we could buy

drew Square, Edinburgh.Chemical Now there is something wrong with,
her back, and she can hardly walk EGGS, PER SETTING, $2.00. TWO SETTINGS, $3.50.

Laboratory, 8 Clyde St., without falling. What is the matter Owing to the present condition of things in Florida we prepay the express at above prices.
Edinburgh, 24th May,1887. ahd what can I do for her ? Theseare Eggs from the three breeds in one order if you desire. A copy of the best Poultry paper publishedwith
each order as long as they last. Have your order booked ahead and avoid delays. Why send '
of soil received from
sample saw
Analysis grass of head from Halifax for when be obtained in Florida .
Florida Mortgage and Investment Company some symptoms big to Jerusalem or eggs as good can at less money.

Limited, aad March 1887. which'your mare is still suffering.This S. S. DeL-ANQV, PLOP.y :;'
Natural Moisture, 29.66 is a disease of malnutrition of the .-
Organic Matter ,. 53.27 ; -We guarantee Eggs to arrive in good condition. ;
ash bones, from which horses suffer most
Mineral Matter ( ) 17,07I
I, commonly at from two to four yearsof -
100.00 age and but rarely after seven years. time. In this age of keen competition throws in competion with those raised

Mineral matter soluble, in'cold HydrochloricAcid The treatment for a filly is one-half some people may decide to further north, and so they cannot be ":

\ 3.28.. teaspoonful of powdered nux vomica change receivers, but when they do, it shipped except at a loss. I have

Lime Magnesia,- .- - .- - ,- 1.49.21 twice a day in feed for three or four should be after careful consideration, thought it might be a good plan to
Potash, .04 days; then one teaspoonful doses fora and then only to such houses as can pickle them, but upon inquiry, I am ;
Soda, -
Oxide of iron, _, :. '- .04.69 similar period. Continue increas- stand thorough investigation.The informed that they cannot be pickledin

Alumina Phosphoric acid- ,- - - - .06.57 ing the doses by one-half teaspoonful. most important matter to be this climate successfully. Will ;;,'

Sulphuric acid, - .og every three or four days, until jerking considered, however, is the questionof you, or some, of your readers, inform i
Chlorine, .02 ruling market prices and the mere me if they have suceeded '''in
Sol. silicic acid, - .07 or twitching of the muscles 'occurs, I
when the dose should be diminishedto fact that some one else, for the time making pickles, and if so, by what 1

3.28 one-half. For a full-grown horse being is returning more money for the process ? By doing so you will much !
Organic 3.02.)matter contains nitrogen 2.48, (ammonia read teaspoonfuls for halfteaspoonfuls.A same kind of produce than the actual oblige me.'V.- C. GREEN. 1 !
I selling price.'should make all the Orlando, Fla. !
nutritious ration should be supplied. you it
This is a most remarkable soil. It -*-<<< (
careful in dealings with
Ground flax-seed or linseed cake with more your
resembles in texture and composition If there is a necessity for quaran- t 1,
the finest'potting mould. The amountof oats or bran are particularly good. him.Our advice to such growers or ship- tine, is should be enforced againstwar i',

nitrogenous organic matter con- pers is, that when statements of this .vessels as well as any other. A I,.,

tained in it is what One expects to find Returning More Than Goods Sold kind are ,thrown out, wire to any oi f soldier or a marine may carry the ,
in a manure,rather than a soil If the For-A Bad Practice.A the houses found in the columns ol- same kind of infection with just the !'t

sample is representative of the soil number of letters have reachedus this journal,' and receive the actual same results, as that carried by any i"

found over an area of any considerableextent regarding the returns made by cer- ruling market price, and be satisfied other person, and Dr. Porter is per- '
it be districts extraor- fectly correct, in taking that view of f!
a tain commission houses to the groweror that your returns, above all, are cor-
dinary fertility, and if it is oC{ any great shipper. This state of affairs appears rect,' on that basis.-Fruit Trade the matter. But the incident is pleas- ; i

depth it will be a mine of wealth to to exist, not only in New.York, Journal.! antly over, and Dr. Porter, has the I
the agriculturist. I have never seena but in several other cities. It is'this, .. satisfaction of knowing that the In- :

sample of soil so attractive or con- for example : A and B each conducta The extensive plant of the Grand fanta Isabella was well smoked.- :: I I

taining in it to such a degree those commission business in New York Ridge Manufacturing Co., who are Manatee Advocate.
of soil that indicate and direct of 1 <<
characteristics manufacturers
city, let us say, and have their sepa- exporters
'' Pineapple plants are recoveringmuch
fertility. A. P. AITKEN. forest'products, furnishes employmentto
rate agents -at, for instance, Norfolk.A ,
better than
was expected from
4Big ,number of who catch-
shipper at that place divides a con- a large men the freeze. those
Amongst plantedin
between the ing the inspiration from their employers -
Head. signment (call it spinach) the summer and fall of 1894 about
. two houses and when returns are have their houses and yards neatly
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: Avon Park there is
probably not an
Will the Editor or some of his num- made, B's agent goes to the grower arranged. The streets are cleaned, loss of above 10 cent and
average per ,
erous readers tell me what is the mat- and asks him what A's telegram said. and there is an air, of independent some lots of from 6,000 to
colt and what will If he $1.25 barrel B's prosperity about the place that it doesonegood 10,000
ter with my cure says per agent plants each, have not lost above 3 per
it ? replies that his house sold for $1.50, to see. Hon. John Thomas
I have the finest two year-old filly and then wires his employer to remit Porter, the founder and one of the

that I have ever seen in Florida ; was $1.50 for so and so's goods. As a leading spirits, has forty acres in

repeatedly offered $80.00 for it, when consequence the grower receives more melons and twenty in cane this year, FLORIDA REAL ESTATEWanted
eighteen months old, but about five money than the goods sold for. besides other crops. DeFuniak

months ago it began to stumble whenit What must inevitably be the out- Breeze. in Exchange for Unencum-
-*-4Cucumber <<
trotted, also the bones of its face come of transactions of this character ? Pickles. beredMA$5ArrHU5ETT5

and jaw enlarged somewhat, then it Well, B's agent may probably receiveall
seemed weak in its loins, and reels as the next consignments, or the bulkof I Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: EDTTABE LOTS

it walks. Also seems to itch intoler- them, and sooner or later must return Find enclosed $2.00 money orderto

ably, wants 'to rub against any and the grower less than the goods renew my subscription.This at $100 Each.

everything, even scratches itself fear. sold for, in order to reimburse him- season seems to have been -

fully on barbed wire fences and rides self for overpay in the past or succumbto very propitious for vegetables in all Near Station and Bathing Beach
down large bushes and sweats a great financial embarassment. respects save one, now that we have
deal especially its hind parts. It When a grower or shipper is receiv- them we find no market for them. A

seems perfectly well and full of life, ing more for his goods than the actual large number of persons who have CHAPIN FARM AGENCY,
wants to gallop and play, but its legs market price, his judgment should done nothing in that line heretofore
3-23-tf Augustine, Fla.
give way and it will turn a complete certainly lead him to consider this have this year rushed into raising veg-

summersault but will jump up and go question, "Will he always do it, or is etables. As a consequence local mar- THE IMPROVED

through the same performance.The he awaiting an opportunity to get kets, none too good at any time, are VIOT.OR

colt is in good order and eats I even ?";:::;;rr-- this season glutted to the extent of t

well, it has no blind teeth. Now what' Every intelligent grower or shipper, making it impossible to dispose of _, INCUBATOR

I want to know is, is it big head ? If who stands by his commission house, anything.: Among other things I find I'' '''-' *' Hatches Chickens by Steam.
'so, can it be cured ? If so, will some with whom he has dealt for years, and myself with a quarter acre of cucum "I I The Absolutely simplest self.rcaulatlnir., most reliable
knows its to be good is the bers, which are wholly unsalable here (,ataandcheapestfirst.classflatchec
one give remedy ? reputation loguef _Jn the market..Circularsftpe.4cento .
.Bulletin No. 26, of the Florida Ex- most successful, financially, every and which the lateness of the season *. GEO. ItTEL&;Coy Qulncy HI.


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Our Rural Home. cannot find the depredator, every ..
morning one, two or three stalks are
WWW lying limp: Will someone tell me IJFWARR c
Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS, how to find it ? Will poison kill, the I Insist on. Of imitation
St. Thomas. Fla. worm ? trade marks
The beautifiul story of "A gold and labels.
Among Our Home Folks. ring" will be read with interest. All
a Another new contributor appearsin will echo my invitation for its authorto
our columns with receipts for corn come among us more frequently. S \AlIDHA/t\ft\EK SOP
cakes, and it is to be hoped more will There is not a day in a busy, useful
follow, so that our Johns may not go life but brings subjects to mind.which
hungry. "Hunger makes a man likea would interest and instruct our readers .
hyena," once said a good old divine, : the few minutes taken from other in packagesDHA4s4 1\
M in giving a letter to a housewife who duties will not be ill-spent, with whichto
had complained of her husband's clothe the ideas and forward to t : t
Costs no more than inferior package soda- ; m
treatment of her.I OUR RURAL HOME. "It is more
willingly let the meal bear the blessed to give than to receive." 1 t never spoils the flour, keeps soft, and is universally .,
blame in my failures with corn bread. The address the lady who wishesto acknowledged purest in the world.

OUR RURAL! HOME table has a plateset exchange flowers is Mrs. Agnes,
Made only by CHURCH & CO. New York
for each one who kindly assists in Fisher, ,Bremond, Robertson Co., ,
the mixing and making and brewingand Tex. If there were other questionsupon Sold by grocers everywhere.Write .
for Arm and Hammer Book of valuable Recipes-FREE. _
baking. So please come often, the card containing this one, -
"Constant Reader." will the writer ask again, as the pos- =<*gta> ).. 2
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It is an editorial rule that true names tal card has been
be given to the'editor. Of course not lost.Ed.. O. R. H. this way and a quantity prepared at start. Of course all cacti are dead
for publication, when the writers wish one time. I found it unneccessaryto that were not taken in ; a great many
their names withheld. Yours was Strawberry Leaf Tea.' pare them first though I cut off all choice roses were killed, or at least
omitted, accidentally, no doubt. For Our Rural Home. black spots.I below the bud, my Marechal eil go-
Speaking of brewing, I have some Because this is cheap is no reasonit know of no substitute so palatableand ing with the rest. I have but very
good recipes for warm weather drinks should not be tried by lovers of wholesome, but it is always with few left. I felt the worst about, the
which will soon appear in our col Bohea. In fact, being without price misgiving that I recommend anythingin vines. Some I think will come from
umns. One might seem rather strong,. greatly enhances ,its value these hard place of the good old Mocha and the roots, but not all S. M. A.
but the sender assures us it will not times; and it will not keep you awakeat Java. Yet, as necessity knows no .. .
'intoxicate "anyone with sound night. law, and economy is the order of the For Our Rural Corn Home.Bread Recipes.
brains." The leaves may be gathered, rinsed, day, many a housewife, noted for the JOHNNY CAKE-Two cups corn meal,
But how about those who may have lightly dried, or used fresh. Probably excellence of her coffee, will now turn one cup flour, two cups sour milk, half
unsound ones? They too must be young, tender leaves are best. Bagsof to a substitute-if perfectly harm cup brown sugar, one egg, pinch.of salt,
looked after, you know. If one un- them can be prepared for use later, less-as chicory and sweet potato, one teaspoon soda. Sweet milk and two
fortunate should find temptation lurk- and the grocers' bill greatly dim rather than incur large grocery bills be ap'ingteaspoons used instead of sour baking milk powder and soda.may
ing in that stone jug, even though inished. which are inevitable if there is a OLD FASHIONED SWEETENED JOHNNYCAKE
ninety and nine find it a harmless I have no hesitation in recommending numerous family of coffee drinkers. -One pint sour milk,one cup sugar, !
drink, and even a beneficial one in strawberry leaf tea, and for my- Too much coffee is used in this half cup shortening, one egg, one cup
long, hot summer days, still, my self propose to use it ad libitum. warm climate, and I have no doubt flour, one teaspoon to taste.soda, half teaspoonsalt '
:' friend itwould: be blockto handful of leaves habit of it twice nutmeg
Take the
a stumbling a large drinking even a Stir corn meal till as thick as loaf cake.
our brother. wash lightly (to (free them from sand), day, is as injurious as the alcohol Bake in a square tin in a quick oven.
5 In my remarks a few weeks ago dry in a towel, pick the leaves from habit to many systems. Eat hot with butter.
concerning wine making, I thought I the stems, then pour on' a pint of With plenty of good Jersey milk, RAISED CORN :MEAL GRIDDLE CAKES
I made myself clear, and hope I did water that has reached the boiling such as Mr. Campbell justly praises, One cup white corn meal, two cups flour,
\ two milk water
one quart boiling '
the that I and let them for fifteen this coffee habit be cups
not convey impression am point, steep might bioken up. one cake yeast, one tablespoon 'brown
not a temperance woman. Every minutes. Or, make a decoction, by Butwhere are the Jerseys ? sugar, quarter teaspoon soda, one teaspoon -
a honest woman must have firm con- boiling for several minutes, as the ,I have read of the bean which may salt. Scald the meal at night with
victions of right and wrong, and obey strength does not readily come out in be grown in this latitude as a substi--: the boiling water. Beat well; while yet
convictions whatever be. Has warm, stir in flour, sugar, milk and yeast.
,', those they an infusion. tute for coffee. any one yet triedit
Let rise all night, then add soda and
l, But sheds not compelled to enforce Sage and other herbs were often and with what success ? ." salt. Bake on a hot griddle.
; rules on others, nor is she altogether used in our grandmothers' days, for M. G. M. CORN BATTER CAKES-One pint meal
answerable for any but herself. For the table. There was a balm, of meal, one cup butter milk, half teaspoonsalt
myself, my stand is firm ; but there which I have forgotten the name, My Flower Garden. half teaspoon soda, half cup cold
1 are others who do not fully agree with that made a pleasant drink. Yet I For Our Rural Home: water hot griddle, one egg.; :Mix well, and bake on a

y my views scattered over the land, who know of nothing better than' the plen. I enjoy} reading of your flower garden From a friend in the far, far West,
j '. have as good a right to their opinion tiful strawberry leaves. Try, try and sometimes go to speculatingon who expects to make her home in the
: as I to mine. again, if at first you do not get. it to now many dollars the same would near future among the pine trees of
My dear German friend, let us. your liking. cost us. There are very few who Florida. H4HHow's
have some of your good cooking re- Sassafras root was once extensivelyused. would not like such a garden if we This I
t S cipes. Some of us plead,an especial Why is it not here? In spring could but afford it, and our good man We offer One. Hudred Dollars Rewardfor
fondness for German cookery. And particularly, it was greatly relished- would spade it up deep and fertilizeit any case of Catarrh that cannot bo'
': let me have your name in full, as a and as it grows here it might be madea good. Put just think of buying a cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.F. .
letter will be more certain to reach source of profit. double row of gladioli bulbs and tube J. CHENEY & CO.,
': For substitute for coffee take of the Props, Toledo, 0.
a seeds
.' you. roses, to say nothing that We the undersigned, have known F.J.
; Yes, the discovery has already been sweet potato, (half coffee and half would be needed; and to but few of Cheney for the last 15 years, and believe
< made that "the railroads have no potato). Slice thin, chop in bits, put us do "all things come to those who him perfectly honorable in all business .
t r conscience;" they will not "carry me into the oven, and parch as you would wait," at least in the shape of.flower- transactions financially able to carry
.4' free." There is no "mule" and the coffee bean, until a golden brown. out any obligation made by their firm.

,I though the pony is waxing fat on wire It will take some time as care must seed.The late freeze about finished my WEST Wholesale& THUAX Druggists, Toledo 0.
grass, it would be too great a journey.. be taken not to let it burn after it be- plants and while for a time I felt too WADDING, KINNAN & MARVIN\ ,
t One for the cut worms, two for the comes thoroughly dried. discouraged to touch them, I supposeI I Wholesale Druggists,.Toledo, O.
:t ants and three to grow, was my rule Grind as coffee, then tie in a muslin shall gather together a few, one here Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally,
| ] when I sowed the annuals in my bag, and drop into the coffee boiler. another there. I saved just two; a I acting surfaces directly of upon the the blood Price and mu-75c.
I flower beds, and it wasn't a bad rule. ;The ground coffee may be put in the fern and impatiens sultana, that were I cous per bottle. Sold by all system.Druggists. Testimonials -
r. The cut worms, however, are taking bag with it or left loose. The potato in the house. The rest I covered free.iTALIAN.
i, 1 more than their share of the fine will become a soft mass when boiled, with carpet on the veranda, but, alas !
.}i double blossoms (touch-me-nots) that and is better kept in the bag as other- they are dust. My cannas all were S
n; ; are already blooming ; pink, purple, wise it may pour into the cups and killed, but the star of '91 is comingup You're tho loser unless BEE'S
.' carmine, spotted and striped ones, make a sediment, though i it could do as big as ever. My butterfly lily tho you sweets keep of bees nature.. to. gather about
planted in triple rows, but now show- no harm. is showing itself above ground again, Icnmint you. life I'rofitublo}{ M |>lnur I* to either sex, In townor
:..t ing a gap here and there. Though I Small sweet potatoes may be used but almost everything is very slow to J.'country..M. JENKINSVetiimpku O( Pairo Bee Hook free to all. Ala.

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I .
Gold Ring.For to convenience and not quite so-much
Our Rural Home lard as for biscuit; mix soft enough to MAR Costs LESS than "Cheap"' Paint or S, P. White Lead.

On my finger is a plain gold but not thin. PAl Write for Book on Painting and Color Card, FREU. If
not on sale in your town we will' quote price delivered,
which I prize very highly. It is For pancakes use the proportion of I NT freight prepaid,and send written guarantee for five years.

for its intrinsic value, (for it has first making about one-third of F. HAM MAR PAINT CO. SPRUCE: ST.. ST. LOUIS, MO.

great ,intrinsic value. It was meal into a smooth mush or gruel;

from the finger of a beloved lard enough to shorten well, and

when she lay in her coffin, and thin enough to 'spread over the EVAPORATE YOUR FRUIT

more than twenty years it has been when poured in. Then don't

constant reminder of the smile but just grease the baker every .1 ;

was left on the pale face of the and eat hot with butter. I feel II

ment of clay after the spirit had you will like them. ,

i its flight. It is the association Let me say that sour milk and'soda FtT H01V\E.

f gives ,this little memorial its value. much better than baking powder, < : L'

; brings vividly to mind the long convenient.Can :, ;. I ,
'; ney from the Ohio home to the some one tell me, through Our I .,, WITH THEU. f .,

!: Mountains, by the advice of a Home, at what stage to gather n '''d'IIIV IlPllllilll'lilllldIVL'4' '/"'illmlpulDowu,,y.

i cian:; with the 'expectation that leaves for culinary use, and how IIIIIHP'Lill'Ildl'IflGVIIII' IIIlUV91NdIiIIVl9 ,Iwoolurrh, aol,,ihltimu 1

i pure atmosphere :would do for prepare them ? I'' 611111ii'I' IIIII'' IIIIIIll11611111111NU1, .vnmim.u. .!., l?IliipVhuNl U.: S S. Coot J Stove Brier
what-medical treatment had failed CONSTANT READER OF O. R. H. II IIII II IIIIIIIIp I IId1110111 "o'l.'lu' n
accomplish, restoration to health. VIII "'IIIiI""hVI( '" d"1"; Ik IkI I
disappointment of
an aggravation
the It is for housekeepers to go care-
disease, the homeward
which, when but half over all the beds and mattresses a es J.Sl /' J Hundreds'I of Dollars Worth

she was taken into a hotel for their care, at this season of the year. I I I y! I! I u rAt./Pn 'a II NI

never to go on again alive. Her joy these are properly attended to now, I I 1 SRI p I j of Frtfit: Can be 8aued

the last of her life in house can be closed all summer and 17 r > -
read the words of the Master beds and matresses will be entirely ..v__ -- -- with this ]JWacliineEueru .
from bugs. Some good house- IIII I \ ll
she had faithfully served, "In ti''i' Ilhlllllililli I i I
Father's house are many ; will not use anything in the ,>,i ll Id I Ili I Year. ,' -' -'
of awash but corrosive sublimate _I
if it were not so I would have ,
it is so strong a poison ; but it
you. I go to prepare a place for I fj I
and will come again and receive expensive compared with Electric .
which is just as certain to rid "a To meet the demand for a Small, Cheap,
unto myself, that where I am ye
be also."' The expiring breath of bugs of all kinds as the liquid a't, Drier, suitable for use on any Ordinary Cook,
solemn journey homeward and This paste costs fifty cents ,IIII I I''llhiIiI 11111 I1Ii11J Oil' or Gasoline. Stove, we now offer the

signment to the narrow home box, and can be had in most of our u I above. It is very,Simple, Economical, Efficient ,

days of mourning that followed., drug stores. I use it in my "I1I 'j.ll : r I! y/ and Convenient, and for Farmers' Use

when water bugs or roaches ,, What is Wanted, and believe The
ring is a reminder of all these 17! sii7kiif( (t Just we
only, but of the whole life of with entire success. Rats and '"I4.l f% Cheapest and Best little Dryer of its class on
will where it is and I .
not stay ,
the Market.
three years; of the first step, of
think of harm that could
first word spoken, of the first day not any
school of admission to the as't from using it, unless it was

ionship followed, in by long days journeys of living that upon would it.bread be, likely or left to on tempt any-a $a5Q IN VALUE FOR $8.00

and it is also a prophecy of a to taste
All heavy rugs and inside hangings Through a special arrangement we are enabled to offer the U. S. COOK STOVE'DRlERf the
meeting where there are no are used only during the winter regular price of which is $7, for only $6, together wtih a YEAR'S SUBSCRIPTION TO THE i
In many drawers or chests may FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, regular price $2.00.
found little shoe sock should be well beaten now and To any one sending a Club of 6 Yearly Subscribers to the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER at
a or a ; or in tar It is a $2 each, or 4 Subscribers and $2 in Money, we will send one of the Driers Free.
away,in a locket a lock of hair away paper. great Subscribers in a club who wish to take advantage of any book premiums or others offered to
not to put woolens away as subscribers count the same as those taking the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER only.
belonging to one who had once Mr. Thomas Millen of Glen St. Mary, Flail has used this Drier and writes : "It does good work
quired wearisome watchings and as possible season, as for the cost of it."
almost into them
are sure to get
caused exhausted nature to
May. Sofas, easy chairs, otto- This Drier has eight Galvanized Wire Cloth IT IS THE GREATEST LITTLE BREAD
wish a freedom from care of the feet of surface. WINNER ON THE MARKET.Its .
Trays containing 12 tray
should be beaten square
cious life given, but now the pillows, etc., The dimensions, base 22x16 inches height 26 capacity is ample for Domestic use being
then, if protection from the sum- inches, Sent by freight at receivers expense. greater than Some machines which sell for Fif-
dropped on the no longer needed dollars It is for
Weight, crated, about 27 pounds.It teen or Twenty always ready
sun and light is needed, they immediate use. The working of the machineon
reveals heart still
ment, a torn is always ready for use and will last a life
be covered with brown holland sundry fruits, berries, etc., satisfies us that it
time. Has been thoroughly tested and approved,
anguish and a willingness to will happily fill a want our correspondents have
looks after it and will more than please you. As a great
as good as new, urged upon us to supply.
any suffering could only the Economizer and Money-maker for Rural peopleit
one's voice be heard even in cries been washed many times.-Home is without a rival. TO TILE? LADIES!? of Country.the Household It is a in little Town Gold or

murmurings.The Farm., With it you can at odd times, summer or win- Mine. Thousands of careful, prudent household
ter, evaporate enough wasting fruit, etc., for managers, who have no time nor necessity to
only lesson we can draw family use. and enough to sell or exchange for engage in evaporating fruit for market as a business -
these memorials is all or the greater part of your groceries,1 and in but who have frequent use for just such an
to so ORANGE GROWERS, fact household expenses. No labor on the farm article as this for making smaller quantities of
the gift of a life entrusted to us, will pay better, or as well, as that of convertingyour dried fruit, berries, and vegetables for their own
wasting fruits into evaporated stock. The use or for sale, will find it the[ most satisfactoryand
if taken away neglect of duty to berries, pears, plums, etc., if evaporated, will sell profitable investment they could make A
absent one shall not be a source or exchange pound for.pound for butter, granu lady can easily lift it on and off the stove, as it
lated sugar or most groceries, while evaporated weighs,but about Twenty Pounds.. It has inter-
sorrow and regret. guavas, sweet corn or peaches bring good prices changable galvanized wire cloth trays, which
G. W. H. able to supply you with Orange and Lemon If you have only a few trees in your yard or will not rust or discolor the fruit, etc., and will
bud wood of standard varieties, such as town lot, one of the U, S. Cook Stove Driers will last for years, It Is made of iron, except tray
Interlachen, Fla.Recipes. lRT'S TAR DIl''I'" "', enable you at odd hours to evaporate enough frames and supports. Can be used for broiling
< MA.TOltGA, fruit for family use and enough to sell or ex- beef steak, fish, etc., using but the lower tray for
for Corn Cakes. Il UI!1'. change for the greater part of your groceries. this purpose.
For Our Rural Home: JAFFA.SANFOKD'S .
Having a strong fellow-feeling :nCEDITEll1l41NE AN, Address all orders to

all lovers of bread I will ,! BLOOD.
corn try
tell how I make mine, though I ST. MIClfADANGY 2.41NGIIJRINB, $ ,

never published a receipt for CHINA HLANDA11IN, Etc. Jtiol SUn: ""V.111e, I 1orlclci.xTTgI3TJ1t : .
First, I will say I don't think the following prices; .
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corn dodgers, or plain bread made $5.00; 3000 $12.00; 6000 $20.00. ::: --PENNSYLV. NJ.A.: : .,
salt and water can be contrived CASH WITH ORDER.

the finely ground kiln-dried meal Lemons prices. Lisbon, Villa Franca, Eureka, at Somers :Brother & Co. 1876. :

generally get from our grocers. delivered without further cost to you and ,
want home-ground meal for that. to arrive in fine order. Orders
now for June delivery. Address,
and Produce.
For egg or'batter bread, put in C. S. BURGESS, Merchants. .,.Fruits
third flour and a little more Riverside Nurseries,
Riverside, Cal. Refer to Banks Mercantile Agencies and f tho business community of Western Pennsylvania.
powder than you would for the Reference.-Orange Growers' Bank, Riverside, Market Reports, special references to regular shippers, shipping' stencils, stamps, etc.,lurI -
quantity of all flour; use eggs or not Florida reference given if wanted. I nished free on application. INQUIRIES AND CORRESPONDENCE: INVITED,


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ery American farmer to build and Capitol itself could not contain it. A Glut- of Vegetables.It .
!4 Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower.. maintain a fence; and THE FARMERAND There would be a wonderful boom in has'.come to pass as we wrote in

FRUIT GROWER and all other advocates the country until the silver madness these columns several months ago,

TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION of a wise and equitable local passed,by, then would come a collapselike that the orange growers being addedto
For One Year ..............................ja.oo
I For Six Months..... .................. ..u. 1.00 option fence-law have no desire to that of the Continental money or the ranks of vegetable growers have
In Foreign Countries ..... .................. 3-co take away this privilege. Let every the Confederate currency. over done the business. From northern -
I Subscriptions in all cases cash in man in Florida build a forty-pig-prooi There is just as much reason whywe markets comes with discouraging

advance. No discount(except allowed in a club on), but one'sown to fence if he so wishes and has no better should have a free and unlimited frequency nowadays the report, especially -
a I, all agents a liberal cash commission will way of occupying his time. coinage of copper and nickel as of sil with reference to beans,
h be allowed on all subscriptions obtained ver. And if at any time in the courseof squashes and cucumbers, "Not worth '
j[ by them. Write for terms. Gold and Silver. human development, it should occur the freight."
I To every new subscriber we will send, The great office of money is to rep- that gold became as plenty as silo Well, how much is the freight
& postpaid, a copy"of Whitner's sub- resent property. It is not necessaryor ver and copper are to-day-.it would be worth ? No doubt there was a con.
>J in Florida. For two new
'f ing scribers, at $2.00 each, we will send, it will not be when mankind be- just as ruinous to have an unlimited siderable lot of the stuff that was so
:' postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange comes sufficiently educated-that it coinage of gold. poor to begin with and so poorly
Culture." should have any intrinsic value in it- The silver mine owners are as muchin packed that the freight would have
f 1 Rates of advertising on application. self. The vast majority of men accept error as were the Alliance men had to be very low in order to give
Remittances should be made by check,
f postal note, money order or registered gold and silver, not because they with their sub.treasury scheme, ,and the produce a chance at all. But it
letter,to order of have a real value in the arts, but be- they have a great deal more assurance, is beyond i question that tens of thou-

< FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, cause they represent houses and lands, as they ask the Government to give sands of crates of good stuff will remain -
"' Jacksonville, Fla. etc. And they accept paper becauseit ; them dollar for dollar, while the unshipped which if it had been

: represents gold, which represents farmers only asked 75 per cent. of the possible for the railroads interested to

: NOTICE lands, etc. value of their produce. agree to carry-at a lower rate for this
I' ; The use of gold and silver is a relic one exceptional season, 'would have
: If you receive a copy of this of barbarism, of the age of barter or paid out and brought the growers a

1'/ ", paper which you did not order, the exchange of actual commodities.We Fate of the Income Tax. little money.

'" consider it an invitation to ,sub- have done away with this clumsy The U. S. Supreme Court decides Many... 'growers will take a hint an-
J : scribe. If you do not want it, system in all except the shadow or the that the income tax is unconstitutional other year to consult seedsmen and

; kindly hand'it to a neighbor. form ; even gold and silver are seldom from beginning to end, because it other sources of information and not

pfd."J i, actually exchanged in transactions; contravenes that provision of the con plant what everybody else is planting.It .
? of some sort is given instead. is mournful reflection that a
t '! CONTENTS. paper stitution which says that all direct a
'- ,- When mankind becomes intelligent i taxes must be apportioned accordingto little more diversity of cropssay"

t; State News.......,........ .... ................ 322 enough to accept the paper of the Gov- representation or according to the oranges, for instance-would have
: Grasses for Florida ; Root Pruning at Planting ernment in all transactions, as an equiv- census. This assumes that a Federal helped the growers wonderfully.By .

-t1;r'' Abuses; A and Reconstructed Expenses of the Orange Commission Tree; alent for property, gold and silver may direct tax is to be levied on the Stateas the way, we never could ex-

tj:?' Business ........................ .......... 323 be relegated to the arts and sciences. a whole according( to the number of fits actly see the pith and moment of this
Varieties of Oranges, No, 3 ; Soft Phosphateas They are heavy and clumsy for dailyuse inhabitants, and it is therefore in endless reiteration about "diversification -

an Insecticide................-..--..... 324 and nobody really prefers them to the nature of a poll tax. of crops."
F A Southern Horticulture; Farming on San- paper except for small change.But If this is the constitution then we If the orange grower has lost his
dy Land; Egg Plant Blight; Peaches in while it is immaterial what fruit what is hinder him from
{) Michigan ............................ .... 325 beg to say it ought to be amended. In to plant-
1* Sweet Potatoes.............................. ....., 326 money is made of, provided it has the the pioneer simplicity of the times in ing vegetables as well as any other
.*/"* sanction of Government it is of infinite ? It be too late for cabbages -
: Saw Grass Soil; Big Head; Returning More which the constitution was adopted grower may
'., Than Goods Sold For; Cucumber Pickles'327 importance that the amount of it in suffrage was based on manhood and but there are other crops that
OUR RURAL HOME-Among Our Home Folks; circulation per capita should remain the tremendous of modern offer solid attractions. No better
Strawberry Xeaf Tea; My Flower Garden; uniform with the in- of and melons will be
Corn Bread Recipes.............. .... .... 328A increasing only corporations and aggregated wealthwas yields potatoes
Gold Ring; Recipes for Corn Bread....... 329 crease of population. It is of no con- not yet dreamed of. In the ear- turned out in Florida this year than
EDITORIAI/-Fence and No Fence ; Gold and sequence whatever whether the amountof ly days of the Republic every man those produced in the orange, grovesof
Silver; Fate of the Income Tax; A Glut the circulating medium in the coun- in of need to defend Micanopy, Gainesville, Ocala and
:;' of Vegetables........... ................. 330 try is $50 per head, or $100, or $200, was expected, case other points even down to the
it with his own right arm but in many ,
;:. MARKETS-California Fruits... .... ....... 331 ;
provided that amount remainsfixed.If of the Manatee Lemon Com
modern times the ranks of the grove
; All About Flavor in Butter; From the West army
Coast; Fruit Prospects: in the North..... 332 it was possible to believe that were filled with substitutes. The poll pany, which is reported shipping 200
t :i Weather and Crops.............,......... ...;. 333 Congress would ever put forth two tax and the personal military servicego barrels of potatoes per day; True, it
I An Orange Made Hardier. ........... .......... 334 dollars per head, where there is now together., If the rich man can takes a year, or two to collect a stockof

t only one, or even $1.50 for one, there- have an advantage over the poor man pigs, poultry, cows, etc., but all the

't I Weather In Jacksonville by- producing. .inflation. .with all its and escape the' perils of battle by main food crops, if they can be grownat

aj .... subsequent evils, then it would be paying hundreds of dollars for a sub- all, can be grown the same season
t DATE. a c4 a Po Qj Oi .q bO ;u::1 cw:::= necessary to have all paper money stitute, then let him also be forced when the oranges are lost.

00 00 a H based on coin, say on gold alone, be- from behind the refuge of the simple I There is a painful uniformity in the
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May 14.a,-It.....66 75 83 57 26 70 .0 cause the supply of this limited and poll tax and be compelled to pay taxes crops of Florida this year, entirely too
May 15..........64 67 76 56 20 66 .0 Nature thus forbids the inflation which in one basket"-a bean
May .......... 73 87 57 30 72 .0 according ''to his wealth.If many "eggs
MayI7..n 71. 86 64 22 75 0.32 man would produce. But it is impos- the simplicity of manhood suffrage basket, for instance. The ugliest
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May 748065 IS 72 T. sible believe in this
to enlightened of Siam that
., May 19 II..72 71 81 65 16 73 T. I day still prevailed in this country and alligator-hided King
May2o......... ,..76 74 84 65 19 74 .0 that Congress or the Parliament of any one man's vote counted for no more at $8.00 a box on the fruit stalls ,
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Mean .......70 72 82 61 21 72 X0,32 first class European country would- than any other man's vote,then an in- of Bay street would be "diversification" I -
{ *Total rainfall.T. arbitrarily increase the supply of the come tax might be less justifiable! thanit enough for one day.
Trace. medium and .
circulating produce the
is at Bt it is far too often
A. J. MITCHELL, Observer. evils which would follow, except in the present. The old saying that it never rains
the case that is not men who vote but
r .. case of some tremendous necessity without it pours seems to be true with
S Fence and No Pence. money. And if money votes, let
( like our recent civil war. the trouble of the tomato growers
also pay taxes. If the constitution -
A subscriber at Welshton a few As we I said above, the supply of money cannot put on the income tax this season. After having planted

days ago wrote us: "Stop my paper. I gold is limited, but, under recent discoveries shoe, let the constitution be trimmed over twice on account of the two

j will not support a paper which advo- and processes of reduction, down so that it can receive that shoe. freezes, and then the long continuedcold
law." This the of silver is and windy weather afterwardswas
cates a no-fence same person supply practically nn- I
,I writes a long article to the Marion limited. The free coinage of it, now very discouraging. Now, as we !

I Free Press.in'which he says : "Underthe demanded by extremists, would mean Mr. J. R. Cunningham was in are having exceedingly favorable

fence law, as it now stands, any that every man having a pound of town on Saturday. He says his or- growing weather and the crops look
and every man can have plenty of silver bullion could get it ,coined by ange grove at El Dorado is puttingout fine the farmer is face to face with a

t milk, butter, meat, and with bread the Government without charge or well and that while he lost some condition of things that promises to
this is good living for his family. with a,merely nominal charge. This of his trees a number of acres of old wipe; out the remainder of the crop.It .

t Change the law to no fence and thou- would mean inflation, pure and sim trees: will speedily recover and will [ is the die-back or blight. About

sands of helpless children will suffer ple. More mints would have to be bloom next year. The Cunningham 20 per cent of the plants are dead,

with hunger. I trust that our legislators built to meet the demand, and the grove; is one of the famous groves of besides that, the worms have destroyed .

i are too wise to bring such disas- rapid coinage of silver would add to the State, having carried off a numberof 50 per cent of the tomatoes
$ ter upon us."" the stock of coin in the hands of the prizes for the fineness of its fruit.- that are now on the vines.-Clermont

It is the inalienable privilege of ev- Government or individuals until the Leesburg Commercial. item in Leesburg Commercial.


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tables. Liverpool 2,528 bags Egyptian I Trn

Markets. onions. Havana 57 pkgs vegetables.

Beets.-A few choice. especially from

JACKSONVILLE, FLA., May 24. Georgia, have met a good outlook, but FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA
bulk of the supply has been poor and
FRUITS AND PRODUCE. slow sale at lower prices; stock in crates ,
Corrected by Marx Bros. JAcI SONVIL-L-E.:
with tops left on has been greatly neg-
These Extra choice
are average quotations.
lots fetch prices above top quotations, while poor lected. The Oldest National Bank in the State..
lots sell lower. Cabba .-The supply has not been
Oranges, Messina 2003.,.... ........ 3.25 very heavy and with an active demand This Bank, after twenty years of successful business, has just undergone a rigid special exami-
English Peas bu..... .__...u. .... 1.60 market has ruled firm for choice stock nation by the United States Comptroller's Department,and has had its charter extended for an
Cowpeas, Clay, bu.........,............. 1.25 other period of twenty years.
Whippoorwill............. 1.50 but poor slow and prices have had to be By conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
II Red Ripper....... ...... .... 1.25 shaded down in proportion to quality. strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands.We .
u Black Eye.... ...... ........ 2.00 has been invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relations, assuring you that your.
Cocoanuts.... ....... ... .... ......... 3.50 Cucumbers.-Supply large favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention.
Peanuts best brand...... .............o33% 10.04 and market has ruled weak and lower, JAMES M. SCHUMACHER
Potatoes, bbl. Burbanks..... .......... 2.50 bulk of sales at 1.00 or lower, though a R. C. COOLEY ,
2.40 few have reached 1.25 and 1.50 and Cashler..1 j
newbbl.. ...... ....... .... 3.00 fancy M
Onions, Egyptian, 2 bu. sack. .... .... 2.50 even more in instances wlien in baskets. Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent. ;
Eggs-; ................... ...-. .13 Squash.-A liberal quantity has arrived .
VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. and market has continued demoralized,
Corrected by Davis & Robinson. stock not bringing near' freight. DAVIDSON: : & CO., ;i,1
Yellow Yams, bush. ........ .......... 60 to .75
Sweet Potatoes .... ...... ....... .75 String Beans.-The receipts have been COMMISSION I 3
Hubbard squaslibbl., none. .... ...... 3.00 moderate and prices firm and higher for MERCHANTS.
Lettuce, doz., plentiful at.00 00 ........ .14 choice beans wax bring extreme figures I
Celery none, ............-........... .. .60 ;
I Eggplants, bbl. ..........00..... 00.. 3.00 when positively fancy, but many are HEADQUARTERS FOR FLORIDA FRUITS.; }j
I Tomatoes, crates ... .... .....-..... 2.00 to 2.50 spotted or show poor color and such do
Sweet Pepper, bu. none. ............ 3.00 not sell as well as green. Florida are ORANGES, LEMONS, PINEAPPLES, EARLYjVEGETABLES OF ALL KINDSNo. I
Okra, bu, none.... .... ...... 00.... .
Green Beans, no demand. ..... ...:..... mostly poor and range low, though a few 20 West Front Street, Cincinnati, Ohio. 1; :
Peas, poor demand..... ..... .... .50 to .75 fancy have brought high figures, often it
Turnips, bunch..........-,............. .03 to .04 more than quoted, especially wag 3 ,
Cucumbers, crate.... ...... .......... .50 to .75 few have C.A. IE'OR.: I..A. ;
Pumpkins, each................. ..... .05 to .15 Tomatoes.-The very fancy ,; .
j Kershaws, each... ...... ......... .IOtO .15 brought extreme prices but poor are neglected -
Parsley,per doz. bunches............ .20 and low. Choice green have had ORANGE LEMON TREES 1.
Carrots,Fla., per doz.bunches..;..... 20 to .25 sales to 3.00 and 4.00 carrier. Key
.i' Green onions, per doz. bunches..... .. .15 to .20 up per ,
9 Pepper,hot bushel, none............. 1.50 to 2.00 West tomatoes nearly all poor and drag-
Sage, well cured, lb..................00.. .io to. 15 ging heavily at low and irregular prices. AT LESS THAN OUR OLD PRICES FOR ::
Lima Beans, shelled, qt, none ..:..... off 75 1.50 Save I
Hens........ _-...................-.. ..... .30 to .35 Beets, Fla. tops to tops \ '
Roosters................ ..... .25 off 1.00 to 1.25, Ch'n. 100 bunches 1.00 to E'I..O II>A w !owlr S'r CI :
Broilers.00 00 00...00...-........ ........ .25 to .30 3.00; Cabbage, Fla. per bbl-crate 1.50 to :
Turkeys, per pound,gross.............. .12 to .14 2.50 Ch'n. to 3.00 N. C. 2.25 2.75 Choice 2 year old Buds on 4 year old Sweet Roots. Homosassa and Jaffa Orange and Lisbon
Ducks....-......*..... .....-. ....... 00. 30 to .40 2.75 to Lemons at 50 cents each -
Geese poor demand .. .. ............. Norfolk 2.00 to 2.25; Cucumbers, Fla. per Strong one year old Tangerine, Malta and Ruby Blood, Tardiff and Mediterranean Sweets and .
New Beets, per 100 ....................'... .25 to .50 crate 50 to 1.25; Squash, Fla. white per Satsumas on 3 year old Sour roots at 40 cents each. Villa Franca, Lisbon and Eureka Lemon same '
WaterCress, per doz................ .25 crate 10 to 25 yellow 10 to 40 String price. I have samples in my yard and they are r
Cauliflower doz...... ...... ..... .... 2.50 to 3.00 ;
New Potatoes, bbl. ............... ....2.00 to 3.00 beans, Ch'n. wax per bask. 2.25 to 2.75,
Florida Cabbage, each............. .... .8 to 12 green 2.00 to 2.75, Fla. wax 75 to 1.50: STRICTLY FIRST CLASS AND WELL GROWN.
Strawberries qt...... .... ...... .... 08 to .10 Fla. .75 to 1.25, tomatoes carrier
Asparagus, Fla. per 100...... ",....to. .15 to 20 3.00 to green 6.00 3.00 to 4.00 per Key West Send me your orders at once so as to get trees in time for the coming rainy season. 25 per cent
Blackberries, qt.....00.... ......... 04 to 06 green in advance, balance on receipt of "
> per carrier 1.00 to 2.50, Key West per trees.'i,
Will & Jones' Report. bush-crate '1.00 to 2.00, Key West per O. A. BOONE, Agt.,
small crate 30c to 50c. Orlando: F1.a.. 't'
Buffalo, ;May 20-Our market has been -
active the past week on all green truck, PittsburgMarket.. I
... California Fruits. Bradley Redfield. Eugene B. Redfield.
prices realized good; prospect bright. Cucumbers, extra fancy, hot-house,
The fruit shipping season of 1895 was
Cabbage, crate, 2.50 to 4.00; Potatoes, ESTABLISHED
per 1871. I
doz. 1.00; good ordinary hot-house, 50 to
opened on the 8th of May by the shipment
barrel 4.00 to 5.00 cucumbers
per ; per 75 Southern bu 1.50 to 2.00, per half ;
crate 2.00 to 3.00 basket 1.25 to 1.50 of a car of cherries by the National REDFIELD & SON,
; per ; bushel basket 90 to 1.00. Green, beans, Fruit Association. :
green peas 1.50 to 2.25; beans, wax 1.50 2.00 to I
bushel crate and basket, fancy,
from the weather
wa"rm growing
to 1.25 green, 1.25 to 1.50; tomatoes, per bushel Commission Merchants
; 2.25, fair 1.25 to 1.50; wax beans, and the generally good reports from the
carrier 4.00 to 6.00. Oranges in better ,
crate and basket, fancy, 2.00 to 2.50.
coming crop, refrigeration
demand California navels 3.25 to 4.00
; Onions, Bermuda, per crate, 1.20 to 1.25. and reduction of charges is the interesting AND
per box; seedlings, 1.50 to 2.50 per box; Potatoes Bermuda Chili, 6.00 to 6.50;
; feature from a grower's standpoint.
Lemons high, 3.50 to 5.00 per box; ad: Rose, 5.00 to 5 50; Triumph, 4.00 to 4.50; Revised tariff charges for refrigerationon Fruit Auctioneers
vance in price predicted. We have a
Peerless, 3.75 to 4.00. Cabbage, Charleston deciduous fruits have been issued by ,
in York when have
house New you occa- crates, 3.50 to 3.75. Tomatoes, per Grower's '
the T. Co. and the Fruit
C. F.
sion to use that market. Kindly favorus. 141 Dock Street, 1'hlladelphla, :Pa.
6-basket carrier 4.00 to 5.00.SOMEES .
Express. The latter company made a reduction -
\ BRo & Co. of$35 to $45 a car, effective May We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
either. sale which has heretofore been
<< at private (
F. T. Co. issued rate
6th. The C. a our custom) or by the auction system (recently
New York Market. Cincinnati Market. sheet, effective May 15th, reducing the added to our business) as you may desire.

Potatoes. Beans.-This market is showing a very charges from $5 to $10 below the rates

Imports for the week: Great Britian, serious decline on green beans. A carload named by Armour & Co's., line. Nowwe

4,533 bags; Continent 200 bags; Bermuda destined for Cleveland was stopped on receive notice that the Fruit Grower's

6,133 bbls.New this market and sold by the express company Express will again revise their tariff next

potatoes have arrived more freelyand for charges, thereby breaking this week. Ice is cheap and the company H QUICK WORK ,

have ,met an active demand when market. They are selling now from 75c rich, so down goes the price.ORANGES. In selling and paying for Fruits and Veg-

fancy though few are good enough to to 1.00 a box.Squash.There. etables shipped to us is our motto. WE
realize outside quotations and many of does not seem to be of to 5th GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
Shipments May
oranges up
the so called primes are hardly more than any demand on this market for squash, from Southern California, aggregate over BUY FIRST OURSELVES.PLACE BECAUSE They are WE protectedby NEVER

seconds and bulk of "No. 1" potatoes are and we do not advise shipping, as it will 5,000 cars. It is estimated that some our 40 years experience without default-
selling at 4.50 to 5.00 and fanciest marksof not bring freight.1'omatoes.Receipts. 1,500 to 2,000 cars remain unshipped. The ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand
financial stability which bank or
Florida and Bermuda have sales at are very light; season is well advanced and the fruit is merchants having mercantile any reports can
6.00 per bbl. Average seconds sell at selling for 3.00 to 5.00 a crate. The latter over ripe and cannot be moved at present verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR
about 3.00 to 4.50 per bbl. Old potatoes for ripe stock. We havofacilities for freight rates hence hundreds of carloadsare METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
have been in free supply and dull that arrives little your name for our quotations. Stencil and
stock a
ripening up liable to go to waste. Shippers using cards free. Letters promptly answered.
and weak. Holders have cut prices green, and have a lot now in our banana ventilated cars( complain of fruit arrivingin ,

sharply without improving demand much rooms that are coloring up rapidly. We poor condition. Navels are about FRENCH & CO..,
The few foreign here are held about advise liberal shipments. done. The San Francisco Fruit Auction

steady. Sweet potatoes dull and weak. Cukes-There are a great many raisedin Co., are realizing very low prices.as wellas 116 Warren St,, New York.
Bermuda prime 4.50 to 6.00 ; seconds this immediate vicinity in hot-beds. selling some trash. Sevenor
very poor[ .
3.00 to 4.00 Florida prime 4.00 to 5.00 in the neighbor- ESTABLISHED IS55.FRUI..r
; ; Fancy stock is selling eight cars are offered at each sale, and
Savannah prime, 4.00 to 5.50; Charleston hood of 35c a dozen. They are from 7 to the slaughter that is going on is not only

prime 4.00 to 5.00. 9Jinches long, large and porfectly green. unwarranted but unbusinesslike and the

Vegetables. Stock coming here from Florida is generally Exchange management should put a stopto

Receipts of Southern vegetables for the poor, selling at 1.25 to 1.50 a crate. it by furnishing only sound, merchant- pCIZEE

week include the following: Penn. Railroad We do not advise shipping any but selected able fruit.-California Fruit Grower; FOR

7,623, crates beans, 15,536 peas, stock. *
12,692 cabbage, 7,926 cucumbers, 801 as- Cabbage.-l\farket\ is fairly supplied It Pays. SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.
paragus and 2000 various ; Old Dominionline with Alabama! stock. Very Florida here. Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower :

4,175 bbls cabbage, and 4,400 peas Selling at about 4.00 a crate. "Wonderful Peas" all sold. It paysto Write for Catalogue and price: list.
and 500 various; Savannah line 35,000 Potatoes.White stock, 3.50 to 4.00 a advertise in the FARMER AND FRUIT

pkgs. barrel; Red Rose 4.00 to 5.00, 0s to quality. GROWER. Please stop the ad. and oblige.A JENNINGS' NURSERY 00.,

Imports for the week Bermuda 48,333 The demand is good.WatefineionsWe I Z. ARMOUR.Pauasoflkee \ !. ,
Thoiuasville, Oa
are large handlers Fla.
crates onions, and 570 crates other vege. j



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1 of watermelons, and are looking for an Fruit Prospects in the North. Michigan, except the''west coast, is t I

unusually good season. Would} be glad Editor Farmer and tilt-Grower: badly cut. Indiana and Ohio, espe-
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;' to correspond with all the parties who are' We have received many inquiriesas cially along'the northern borders: are

.; raising melons for Northern shipment to the prospect for prices this year, badly dam ged. The great Chautau-

We understand the rates of freight have looking for a fair profit to the produceror is but
region injured
t." been much reduced, and we think Florida gua grape ac-
r.',' can supply this market all during the the buyer of fruit. counts seem to conflict. Lake Erie

p' month of June. We shall be glad to fur- With the wide spread report of the may have saved a large portion of the

/ nish information as. to the way to sort revival of business, all producers hopefor crop, as the.northwest winds would fLiN IC a a

f k r and load. an increase of prices, and are anx- have to cross that body of water, and

:. Express Shipments.-Beans, squash, ious to know to what extent they have thus become moisture-laden and tem-
will not to ship by
' : cukes and beets pay
rs, express. They will barely bring charges. reason to look for profits. Naturallythe pered. This fact, too, has helped

t;: Tomatoes are about the only vegetable standard hoped for is the boom Western Michigan, as the wind passed.

4:i that will pay to ship by express. year of 1892, when everything was over Lake Michigan before striking Shortest Quickest Most Attractive
& Co. ,
DAVIDSON inflated-as know-yet most
we now the orchards. Farther east no doubt,

,All About--"Flavor"-- .-in Butter. people were dissatisfied," and wantedto great damage has been done, in New :R.01JTE: I

get rich "right quick. We could York New Jersey Pennsylvania and BETWEEN
1. Is what the market calls flavor and ,
aroma in butter, the direct influence of not see our way clear to hold out Nevy England, although the force of FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH-

the feed? Can flavor (market kind) be much encouragement for high pricesfor the storm is not yet spent there. THE

;,; secured by the feed ? If so, what rations two reasons. The grape crop of Illinois and Florida Central and PeninsularNEW

'i ;. fed to cows will give the desired flavor? 1St. The actual improvement in the Iowa is practically wiped out. Applesare
;,' 2. Has butter fat, when first drawn business world scarcely exceeds 10 THROUGH ROUTES. '
per reported as but lightly damaged
milk flavor that has a .
with the any resemblance New York to Jacksonville by
;;: 0 or relationship] to the flavor cent, and this small advance is neededto but if the present cold weather continues New Florida Pennsylvania 11. R. to Wash-

'*'>t;( I that is found in the choicest made and procure staple necessities, rather we look for a big "June drop." Northern and ington Columbia, Southern, Florida Hallway Central to&

: high priced butter? than even semi-luxuries, as most consumers From the above, it. will be seen that Air Uiie.Cincinnati Peninsular to all principal
fj: I 3. Would indigestion in a cow, or herr regard fruit. J points In Florida.
I It the conditions and for
fi<{:; )9 being unable to digest the ration because prospects a Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
; 2nd. The promise from the great fruit have been Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga
:. radically changed -
incident crop ,
in amount gluttony
f.,1 T so large or and Southern ll'y to Ever-
: to a change of food where the amount fruit producing sections of our coun- and instead of an abundant supply, Florida}ette, Florida Central & Penin-

.' '1: was unrestricted, have any influence,. try gave promise of the most abundant we can only look for a half crop. Limited sular to all important Florida

VI I bad or otherwise, upon the taste of the crop ever known. The condi-- California, Oregon and Washingtonhave points.Kansas City Fort Scott &

;;.; : butter? tions, too, May ist were almost ideal. the promise of a good and Kansas City Memphis R.II.to Kansas Cit r
: crop,
\ 4. What causes butter to taste like the Jacksn'ville }to Birmingham, Southern llV
; I While of Tennessee Illinois
:: food the cows have eaten? a portion the loss East will work to their benefit. Thro' Line to Everette, Fla. Central &

;' I 5. If food is the source of flavor in but- Indiana and Missouri, was short, yet The impoverished condition of the Peninsular to all Fla. points.

ter assert of what use are the great States of New York, Ohio 1 Louis to Jacksonville by
as some I country alone will prevent their realiz- Short Line to Du Quoin,
"starters", cults, "No, 41," and the like, Michigan and the East generally, that ing good and profitable prices. Holly Sp'gs 1St.I Central to Holly Sp'gs,
in fine buttermaking ? lioute. f City, Memphis & Birmingham -
' The above important questions will supply most of the fruit grown 'east of The merry war on tariff of refrigerator -! J to Birmingham,Sou.
" the Rockies of most ll'y to Everette and F. C. & P.
promise a
gave Armour &
::- I form the basis for a valuable symposium cars, inaugurated by Sioux City & Chicago to Jacksonville -
..: l to be printed in The Rural New Yorker abundant yield. Co., will be a great help to the ship. Ill. Cent. to Holly

.<' .. of May 25, by such noted authorities as Many of our inquiries came from per. All these things count in favor of Holly.lioute.New Sp'gs. }Sp'gs, K., C. M. & B. to Birmingham -
Prof.II. W..Conn Connecticut Prof. S. Sou. ll'y to Ever-
t the Pacific slope, and we delayed an- California. otto and the F. C. & P.Louis'ille .
". :A ,:M. Babcock, Wisconsin, Maj. H. E. Al-
; -> ; until the conditions
swering & Nash'ille to
were River
\,' While the net result is still in doubt
,\ : ; ford, New Hampshire; Prof. J. L. Hills, Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
Vermont; 'Prof, H. H. Dean, Canada; somewhat assured. we think a conservative estimate will To }route with through sleepersJackso'ville

Prof. J. W. ,Robinson, Canada; Prof. W.: With the ,ist of May came warm 'place the damage .to peaches, cherries between Jacksonville.The New. Orleans and

H. Jordan, Maine\ ; Prof. H. J. Waters, weather, which by the 3rd increasedto and
Pennsylvania plums grapes, at fully 50 per F. C. & P. has '700 miles of track in
a considerable exfent, so that we cent. BARNETT BROS. Florida.running through the
Up to the present time, there is no Tobacco ,
had I
surplus degrees Chicago, 111.
-. published. information on this subject, o. Stock Farming and Dairy Section,
above,the normal for the Peach and Lands,
; and as this series of articles is exhaustiveand temperature Strawberry
by unquestioned authorities, they month, and this in the'first or coolest Orange Phosphate, 'Banana Belt.and .Vlneapple Country,

will.form a valuable1 addition to daily lit- third of the month. The mercuryrose ,JIas the Silver Spring and
erature. The ,R. N.-Y. is YOU. Other fine Scenery.
giving just
to 80 to 100 degrees, with probable The Great Hunting Country.
such valuable matter this
as every week, of 80 the ten vz: Can Get Reaches the Noted Fishing Grounds.
average during days.
and you can get it for $1 a year. Send Ferry's Seeds at your dealersas Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety -
two two-cent stamps for this number. The result of this was a forced development fresh and fertile as though of soils in the State, and above all I

Address The Rural New-Yorker, New of buds and blossoms, that to our r you got them direct from Ferry's Runs over the Central Ridgreland
Seed Farms.; Where It Is High and
York. mind Healthy.
threatened disaster for
S. --.. the ex- Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers
S cess of warmth would surely be followed the best freight facilities for any produce to
From the West Coast. RR* &DS the Northern markets. Send for the popular
;' ,EcHlior Farmer and Fruit-Grower : by a deficiency. Nature usuallyevens song-
up these matters On the loth known "MY FLORIDA HOME."
I enclose $2.00 to meet are and planted every
subscriptionon the signal service sent out cold weather where, and are always the with Its spirited words and beautiful music
your paper. Kindly send me two best. Ferry's Seed Annual descriptive of an actual Florida Home, and
warnings which we trans- for 1895 tells which is gotten in elegant style-Six
promptly all about up pagesof
I or copies of May 4th, 1895. As mitted them, Free. full sized best music paper, containing alsoa
"The Orange Situation" is the most to our representatives. On the D. M. Ferry & Co picture of a home in Florida and a hunting
11th high winds and cold weather scone. It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents (in
;,, concise account I have yet read, allowing DetroltMlch.FraudBRsFruitWrappers. stamps, to pay expense of distribution.)
came, and continued to the 14th, and Send also for the best map of Florida (sen
twenty-five cent
per new frost and blasting of have been free) and note the towns on its route.A.O.MAODONELLG.P.A.
t from time hopes ,
damage of writing till now. .
spread all through the country northof Jacksonville, Fla.
I am sorry to see seldom any refer- -
ence to this section (West Hillsboro latitude 38 degrees. Between 38 : .
in your paper. I think it deservessome ), and 39 the loss is not more than 40 The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R.

per cent as a whole, but generally Offers to Shippers
notice and especially since the NO MORE
late disastrous freeze, as the groveson speaking, the damage has been enor The Shortest and Quickest Route I

the coast fared wonderfully well. mouse Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may BETWEEN
budded of A''letter from R. Morrill Esq., Presi- now know that they get an honest ream FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
Young trees suffered
course, of 480 sheets and not 400 320 sheetsto
dent of the Michigan: State Horticul- or THE EAST AND WEST.
but bearing seedlings came tural ream as some unscrupulous dealers With Improved Ventilated Cars, this com- ,
Society to the in
says up i3th
I through well. A case in point is my supply. pany is better equipped than ever ever to I
neighbor and by the Berrien Co., (opposite Chicago), the handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops, and
means only damage was'not severe but the OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed insure close connections and prompt despatchto
0 instance, who has several trees around all Eastern and Western Markets.

his house which did not shed leaf not yet past. Through oars to destination with-
a Wrappers are put up in packagesof
From Farina, 111., a trusty corres- out change or delay.
1000 each and each
and_ are carrying a full crop. Wrapper is Perishable freight followed by wire and
''I wish you could get an article from pondent says : "The damage to the numbered, in printing, consecutively shippers advised time passing various Junction -
strawberry crop is 40 to 50 per cent." from 1 to 1000. No one can points and arrival at destination.
this coast. All claims for overcharges and loss prompt-
Other correspondents the loss has'been
say adjusted.
heavy from See that goods are markedvia
Anona, Fla. very ranging 25 to your
:r 0. 75 per cent of fruits and early vegeta- prices. Send for sampler and prices 'C&PRRi
For information call on or address the undersigned
H. D. Pierce, of Hypoluxo, near bles. Press dispatches report the fruit toTHE :

Palm Beach sold eight crates of his of Wisconsin about JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO. 0. E. TAYLOR Trav. A'gt Ocala, Fla. .
crop wiped out. W. B. TUCKER, Gen. A'g'e t, Orlando, Fla.
tomatoes for $140.03. This is the larg-- While these States are not great fruit G. M. IIOLDBN, Trav. gt, Leesburg, Fla
W. 11. FULLER Trav. A'g't,
est price ever paid for tomatoes, andis producers for shipment, the home N. B.-We do foot t deal #in unpriuted Or N. S. PENNINGTON, Traffic Manager,
considered wonderful consumption supply has been large Jacksonville,Fla.
wrappers, W, H. PLEASANTS, General Freight Agt


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For the Week-Ending May 20. ficiency of about 4 degrees has ob- Complete Fertilizers,
trined during the week, but phenome-
The striking features of the weather
during the crop week were temper- nally the clear district skies gave over sufficient a large sectionof heat. for potatoes, fruits, and all vegetables require (to secure the largest

atures below the normal and a deficiency I During this clear and dry weather, yield and best quality)

of moisture. The previous rapid has been made in
progress put-
period closed with the soil too damp ting all crops in a high state of culti-- At Least 10% Actual Potash. :
over large sections of the State, and vation. The strawberry crop in sec-

the abnormal temperature conditionswith 'tions of Lake county, has not( been Results of experiments prove this conclusively. How and 11

fresh winds from a northerly satisfactory. Other crops doing nicely. is told in '
caused why, our pamphlets.
quadrant during current Orange trees show sprouts at the I
rapid evaporation soon restoring the roots. Some localities still complain I They arc sent free. It will, cost you nothing to read them, and they will save you ;\

"soil to the necessary degree of poros- of damage from insects., A few parties dollars. GERMAN KALI WORKS, 93 Nassau,Street, New York. I:

ity. This, in conjunction with the [2
have resorted to the use of keroseneoil I JOHN L. MARVIN, Ii.
succeeding cloudless days, largely pre- to exterminate them, and claim the President.H. .
vailing over the State during the cur- oil to be the only safe remedy. Very T. BAYA, THOS. W. CONRAD, : -

rent crop week, gave immediate vigor light showers fell over portions of the Cashier. CAPITAL Assistant Cashier.

and vitality to all crops, which would district on the 18th and loth.., Rain- $100,000.

not have been the case'had the par: fall is deficient, but as there were '

tially cloudy and showery conditionof some complaints last week of too THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK

previous week been continued. much rain, the condition of the soil at ,
Hence the conclusion that the cool the present time is all that could, be JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,

wave of the early part of the week desired, and all crops are in a very t espectfully solicits you Deposits, Collections and Geneva'I I
was beneficial satisfactory state. householdis
Every Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .
WEATHER CONDITIONS. bountifully supplied with vegeta- -
bles. The yields have been enormous. INVITED.

Temperaprecipita- Sun- CENTRAL DISTRIcT-Generally fair DIIZIIoPrQI;
ture tion shine. John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell Chas. Marvin,
weather with .few showerson
DISTRICT ---- a scattering H. T. Baya, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald,
Nor- For Nor- For
mal week mal week For Week the 17th and 18th were the ruling Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers W. M. Davidson,

-- ,. conditions. All crops growing rap- Dr' H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldge.

Western:.. 74 71 0.73 0.59 v: v: idly. The clear, dry weather has en-

Northern.. 76 70 1.00 0.60 .tIS t abled planters to work during the SAVINGS AND TRUST BANK
entire day, as evidenced by the most
Central.... 76 73 0.96 a
0\41 00 o excellent state of crops. Corn was
Southern.. '78 75 1'.38 0.40 never better. Melons doing nicely. OF E' ORIDA,

In many parts of the district, ,all citrus JACKSONVILLE.'
CROP CONDITIONS. growths coming out fairly well. CAPITAL, $5 ,OOO.II. .

WESTERN DISTRICT-The week open- The tomato worm is not doing as ROBINSON, Fresilient. W. J. HAKKISHEIMEIl, VicePres.WM. t
ed generally clear over the district much damage as was the case last BAIVMNSON, Cashier, .
with the temperature considerably below week. The sunshiny days suited the

the normal, 'due to the passage of harvesting of oats, the crop provingeven DIRECTORS :

the cool wave which was first felt more satisfactory than was ex H. ROBINSON, J. IIILDEBRANDT, p. E. MCMURRAY,
be the
during the closing days of last week. pected. It seems to general J..A. HENDERSON<; ; C. C. ROBERTSON, W. B. OWEN:
opinion that trees that -were'
fora orange
There was some apprehension Collections made on all points Floridaand Remitted for on day of Pay
short time, there being fears i cut to the ground, are not showing the ment. Active and Savings Accounts Solicited. Interest Paid on

that the ,change would prove disas- expected improvement. In fact, those Savings.
trous to the melon crop. There trees retaining the dead parts, show a

seems to have been no very more satisfactory condition. Vegetablesin

damaging results, and crops suffered a great-quantities. Sumpter county FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.
slightly retarded,growth for only a few reports probability of melon shipments

days. Though the temperature was be- beginning within three weeks. .
lowthe'normal there of An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
was plenty sun SOUTHERN DISTRICT-The week best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL, $300.000. _
shine,which reduced to a minimum the below BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange Is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
closes with temperature slightly order. Write for price list and terms.
bad effects incident to a deficieney of
the normal, and a marked defiCiency -:OFFICERS. :-
heat. In fact, one correspondent from in No ad- GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, President. D. GREENLEAF, VIce-PresIdent.
"The precipitation. ALBERT 1IVJ"! Jefferson county says: recent vices have reached this office, DIRECTORS-Goo. it. Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E.G. Hill Bradford Co.; Dr. E. E. Pratt
cool spell did no damage." The only HlllsboroCo.; John Fabyan, Lake Co.: Hy crutchel Orange O.; D. Greenleaf, Duval Co.;:
however, that any crop is suffering. J. D. Mead, Duval Co.; A. Brady, Brevard Co.: F. G. Sampson, Marion Co. ; C. V. Hlllyer,
rain falling over this district occurredon On the the weather condi- Marion Co.; John M. Bryan, Osceola Co.; W. E.!< Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. S.Moreman St.
,the 17th and 18th. It was confined contrary, Johns Co.; C. F. A. Blolby, volusia Co.; Irving Keck, Polk Co.
tions for the crop weak, were nearly Address'all; correspondence to the :Florida! Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla, Stencils,
largely to the coast territory. The perfect. Large shipments of Irish with full packing and shipping instructions furnished on application.
weather conditions to have been
potatoes have gone forward, particu-
satisfactory, enabling farmers to clear larly from Manatee county. Other JOHN CLARK SON & C.o.
of ,
from all the
grass crops, closing days counties report vegetables and staple
the week finding the general conditionsof products as being in a satisfactory
farms much improved., Corn is un- condition. Onions are ready to be Grocers and Commission Merchants

usually fine, and has been cleanedof of the district.
gathered over portions
grass. In some sections of the district ... DEALERS IN
The southern counties have shippedthe

particularly Madison county, major part of their vegetable crop. Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,
both cotton and corn are late, but the
The of along
condition pineapples
looking exceptionally well., Corn has Cigars, Tobacco, Etc. .
coast borders, is said to be improving.This
cultivated and cot- -,
been thoroughly
fruit will be ripening within a '
Cane J"aol soncrille' h lor3d>1. .
is to
ton now a few weeks. Cut worms are doing littleor
luxuriantly and vegetables of every .
on damage around Palmetto, Manatee -
variety in great abundance. In some PRICE-LIST OF WHISKIES :

Escambia county. MANONGAIIELA Ryn.$1 5 CABINET BOURBON... .............. ..$b 00
sections of county, pear PARKER.. ..... ............ ..... ........... 175 T.MARTINRYE............. ................ 300
blight has given no trouble, though it SUMMARY BY COUNTIES. ORANGE VALLEY..... ...... ............. 3 00 VIRGINIA GLADES................ .......... 4 oo
weeks SPRING VALLEY.; ........ .................250 OLD BOURBON........... ........ .....500.
appeared in the district some DistrictEscambiaA BALTIMORE CORN ..................200 KENTUCKY SOUR MAStI................ 500
ago. The week closes with about : NORTH BAKER
normal temperature conditions and a fine week for cultiva- CLIFTON CLUB.,300JUGS

in moisture. Nothing is ting crops, closing with showers. The EXTRA; One gallon, 250; two gallon, 500; three gallon, isc. Remit by post-office
deficiency money order, check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order.A .
suffering, however, for rain. As a high wind attending the cold wave complete price-list of Groceries, and Wine List, sent free on application.
rule, all crops have been cleaned of did some damage to vegetation. Peas, '
grass and growing rapidly. snap beans/[potatoes, onions and other ,




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vegetables are in abundance.- bud and fruit; save the hardiest from STRAWBERRY PLANTS FOR SALE. Ala-
WOVEN WIRE FENCE the best for shipping -
McMillan. the hardiest to the tenth generation purposes.
Strong, well rooted plants. $3.00 per 1000,
or the twentieth if necessary. horse high bull 1I f. o. b. Cash with order. John Seeley Lawtey,
ftJ Northern District: Florida. 5-18-4
Doubtless this process substantiallywas 13toeOo! '
Columbia-Getting dry. Strawberry HELP WANTED IN HOUSE. Address Mrs.
followed in
Japan,though perhapsnot gg styles. A man and boy can make Dade City, Fla. 5-18-2
almost a failure. Orange O to 6O rods a day. cata.lOKtree.KIT8ELMAN
crop consciously, to propagate'the Sat- BROS.* Rldgevllle, IndW .
show at roots. Most all STRAWBERRY PLANTS. For nice, well-
trees sprouts to suma, the Dai Dai and other hardy plants at two dollars a thou-

crops doing well.-Knight. varieties. And in Japan it may have sand Fla. f. o' b. Address::. W. H. Kemp Lawtey,

Nassau-A good week for crops. taken the growers, with their Oriental 5-18-3

All kinds doing well.Jacques.Central sluggishness, five hundred years to / WWWW i STRAWBERRY PLANTS.and Alabama-100,000 Cloud.for sale.Best

gain ten degrees in hardiness, whereasin shipping berries in the State. Strong, well root-
District.SumterFirst. ed plants. Good packing guaranteed by ten
Florida, under our modern systems, 'SPRAY years experience. $2.00 per 1000, f. o. b. R,
part of week fair. Nice bent to the utmost toward the accom Puddy, Lawtey, Fla. 5-18-4

time for gathering the oat crop, which IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres, 10 years set .
Also plishment of a single purpose, a great U J Orange es150 in other fruit trees, etc.
proves better than expected. gain might be recorded in a single f I .."<,?.....f' For sale at a sacrifice. Address "}!," The Palms,
& ; Lane Park Lake County, Fla.
good time for cleaning general crops, lifetime. :.:;...".-., 27-9111
which are doing well. Melons put- ..''-: CHOICE ORANGE, LEMON and GRAPE
: Trees. One year old buds on four
ting on heavy crop. Begin to ship Stanton Borland, who was in the k Excelsior STAIIL'S Spraying*" f',', year old roots Also bud wood. For sale by

within three weeks.-Borden. city to-day, said he was in the Clifford 1 ((Outfits prevent kill leaf insects blight ., .y.. Arthur S.Auchincloss STRAWBERRIES, Redland,The Cal. 5-11-8

Lee-Onions ready to be gathered.All orange grove recently, and that ten i' Fa and heavy wormy yield fruit.of all Insure Fruit PLANT will be greatly over done Strawberry next year,
vegetables abundant. Splendidweek trees had blooms on them. There I and Vegetable crops. and only: those who plant under the best condi-
Send 6 cts.for catalogue tions will make a profit. Lawtey berries, are
for the plant world.-Gordon. were orange growers in Marion coun- 1_ and full treatise on spraying. <" quoted in the New York Price Current this
i Circulars free. Address week. 35 to 45 cents; from all other parts of the
Polk--Field crops doing well. Ship- ty who had wagered that in 189 WM.STAHL,Quinc y,IIc /.{ State, 25 to 35 cents. Lands for sale or rent at

ping tomatoes near Bartow. Some there would be no orange blossoms in reasonable rates. E. G. Hill, Lawtey,Fla.

s farmers to their milk this this item in 5-4) -tf
feeding squash
county year.-Ocala
IF ANY ONE:!; who has been benefited by the
cows. 'The 'milk flow very much in T.-U. --- -- .-- of Dr William'Pink Pills will write to
t THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, they will receive -
well. 4 - -
creased. Oranges doing very The February freeze killed about an c information that will be of much value and
off better than i interest to them.
Trees not cut doing I
acre of celery for Joe Leinhart on his ,
back.-Statham. \ LIGHT BRAHMA, D. B. Plymouth Rock and
those cut bay land near Oviedo. He replanted .I '. Turkey Eggs for hatching gi.oo doz-
Orange-Abnormally cool weather, en to suit the times. C. Gomperts, Lady Lake,
about one eleventh of the space and !,,'.. .. 1 ..". Florida. 2 2-16
not for growing White 2.J." = c."Jo "" "' >I(.l:( "".M-t I'J..71'
so good crops. has sold from the same over $I5o. CHOICE Orange and Lemon Trees and Bud-

potato crop' harvesting well. Corn worth of celery. Mr. Leinhart has WEAK POINTS IN WIRE FENCES.1st Whittier, California.for sale. Address, I. H. Cammack 3-i6-tf.

) excellent. Melons doing fairly well. had an experience of several in too low! If less than 5 ft. animalsreach
Some rice being sown. 100 acres years ,jump or tumble over. 2nd,cross bars TO MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing like
and is Bowker's Animal Meal. tons sold in Flor-
raising celery consequently too wide apart. These add nothing to the 40
castor beans being sown here and strength, simply spread the strain, like the ida last year. Hundreds of testimonials. For
posted in the business. Orlando Re-
particulars, write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla.
,much more will be put in. Crop con- planks on a bridge, and should be close. 3d, io-13-tf
porter. cheap horizontal wires. No matter how I
c icJ ditions good.-Rice. large, a moderate strain stretches them un- BROWN LEGHORN EGGS for HATCHING.-
til use ess. 4th,the lack of a reliable,auto of the best. $i for 13. R. Puddy,
,I District Torrey & Payson, of this city, have matic tension device. End springs, ratchets, Lawtey, Fla. Barred Plymouth Rock eggs for
l Southern : decided to put in a grist mill in con etc., can only affect near by panels. You hatching. 1-5-20
can learn the:remedy by addressing
Very little rain. Weather has been nection with their other mill facilities. Agent's profits per month. Will
4 well. PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian,Mich. prove it or pay forfeit. New Articles -
warm and are growing This will
crops solve the''problem for the S 5 2 5 just out. A $1.50 sample

Oats being harvested. Rain last week farmers all over this section of whatto and terms free. Try us. CHIDESTER -'
&,SON, 28 Bond St., N. Y.
seemed to cause melons to drop, but do with the immense yield of corn CENTAWORD COL UMN.

they are putting on a good now.. FOR' SALE for cash,time or hade,orange groves,
many that will soon be ready for harvesting.It and timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka,
fast.-Davis. RATES.-Twenty words, name and address, Fla.
Growing will be 3-n-i6t
prepared to grind hom-
one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents. Nothing -
:, Manatee Weather all that couldbe iny, cracked corn and meal.-Crescent ".taken for less than 25 cents. FOR EXCHANGE-Summer and winter hotel
Advertisements for this column MUST be pre- North Carolina mountains. Owner must
desired for Large ship-
crops. City News. paid.Send.
live Florida. Wants good W.
orange grove.
.,: ments of Irish potatoes this week. no stamps larger than two cents. B. Clarkson, Jacksonville,Fla. 9-i5-tf
Initials and figures count as one word.
Cut worms less numerous. Vege- The seedling groves are all doing< ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in

: tables plentiful, especially cabbage, well. Many of the upper shoots are We pay freight. Write for our latest
price-list. E. W Amsden, Ormond, Fla. tf
r tomatoes and potatoes. Week has beginning to turn yellow, and will YOUR ORANGE TREES ARE KILLEDDo

t, been dry and sunshiny.-Courten. doubtless die back, but notwithstanding THE LAKELAND NURSERIES-Have for sale
that fact there will be good not let the hot summer 127,000 citrus trees on sour orange,grapefruitand
!f a top
lemon of the varieties
Observer rough roots, following :
ff T! A. J.Weather MITCHELL Bureau, Director., to the majority of the seedling trees by sun bake and ruin your grove Marsh Seedless Pomelo, Thompson Pomelo, Au-
rantium Pomelo, Boone's Early, Parson Brown,
1:,.. -----r..r. fall. The budded trees are in only land but sow it in "Giant Hart's TardifF, Dancy Tangerine,Satsuma,Kum-
t- very rare cases sprouting above the quat, King and Maltese Blood Orange, and Villa
An Orange Made Hardier. Beggar Weed" and protectand Franca and Belair Premium Lemon. TahitiSeed-
bud, but most of them show life below less Limes. A specialty of the Marsh Seedless
There is an opportunity for some that point.-Orange City Times. improve it. Write Fla.Grape-fruit.. C. M. Marsh, Lakeland, Polk Co.,
ambitious and in 11-17-20
intelligent man
Florida to build himself an imperishable -. ,
Some Navel trees in the yard of Mr.

monument by raising up a hardy J. T. Clarke have attracted consider- 5-11-2 Monticelloj Fla. THE TROPICAL ,TRUNK LINE,

orange. Let him set to work as the able Attention during the past week.
{+ FOR'HATCHING at reduced prices.
Russians did to create those varietiesof
They are putting out ten or twelve EGGS Albert Fries, St. Nicholas, Fla. 5-24-3. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.FLORIDA.

the apple like the Tetofsky and feet from the ground, and on the new ,

the Siberian Crab, which can withstand wood appears quite a number of FISHING LINES. i to 1000 yards best Braid-
the rigors of Finland.In Oil Silk i cent a yard. Send for !
; even bloom. Orange blossoms & Co. E St. N. Y.
f are quite a samples, Waren :o 14th ,
the first place, diligent search novelty this year, and never fail to at- 5-25-4

and inquiry should be made throughout tract considerable attention when they STRAWBERRY PLANTS. Alabama Newnans LANDS

Florida right now, for any tree or make their appearance. DeLand Good strong, healthy plants.
$2.00 per looo. Special rates on 5,000 lots or over
which than
trees displayed more common -
News. Address Daveny & Kirubell, Lawtey Fla. 5-25-4 :
I hardiness without protection. As ORANGES : ;- '
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'I soon as fruit can be grown from U 4AW WANTED. Chickens and eggs for cash. ">" :.;.!.1.,.
these let the seeds be and the to D. R. Johnson, 1102 West AdamsSt. "",+!" ,',.:;;; ::>'I':!( ''):'
planted Jacksonville, Fla. itT '
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I bearing trees, so as to procure fruit ORIGINATED THE WALDO PEACH which ::7 '
: from them as soon as possible. Let ? Works on eiTw S ANOLNQ A Is now the most popular peach in the State. INVESTMENTS ; j''
t Sro After six years effort I now er you better one. ,
.: the seeds of this fruit likewise be THE JEWEL PEACH is 10 days earlier than 'I
Will pull an ordinar a the Waldo larger, fine quality, free stone, good ,:" '
Ii planted and the trees springing from GrubinlSMlNUTMakes 5 shipper.. Blooms late. Buds $i per 100. '

j them be used to procure a new crop ..-1' 5-11-2: T. K. Godbey, Waldo, Fla. DEVELOPMENTS
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of fruit in the same manner as above. a clean sweep of Two Acres at a Bitting. A or MELON PAPAW SEED.
'II man a boy and a horse can operate) :No Heavy TROPICAL 24
; Let this process be constantly repeated Chains) or rods to handle. The crop on a few acres!the Stamps or silver. B. M.Ilamp-
llrfat year will pay forthe Machine.Bend postal card for tdn' Frost Proof, Fla. 543EGGS ATTRACTIONS
: and during the whole continuation Illustrated Catalogue, giving price, terms testimonials ,
i ,also full information concerning Iron Giant .
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If of it let no trees be protected Grub and Stump Machine Two horse Unwkeye and FOR HATCHING from imported thor- ADDRESS.1111II. ,
other appliances for dealing timber land. Address Bronze Turkeys; one dollar for set ,
;1 from the weather. After every freeze MILNE MANUFACTi'ltIKO CO., GOB 8th St., Moinuouth,111, ting of nine eggs, Send money with order. No .
note the result and plant the seed of SunnyMldcShetland I Pony Fnrai. For catalogue address charge for packing and delivering to Express G. D. .AOI: h h'.LY, xGon. :
:Milne IJros. at above office and number Itrccd. Agent here. Address H Erwin, Pomona, Fla.
}? the hardiest. So keep on; plant and era of 1'uro Shetland'1'oulea. __ __ __ 3-23-10 : : Pa.sseX1aer; Aat; :.



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, 48 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and
[ 65 to 70 hours between Savannah and Boston. FbOqiDfl

I OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY. The magnificent Steamships of thin Line are appointed .

A to sail as follows. nailing at Charleston, S. C., .4 i

'g: G. l'v.' [. SORRgL: : : l'v.a.J.:16.cer.'t : : Both ways : ': I
From New York. From Jacksonville, ,I
Ii (Pier 29 E. R.) STEAMER Florida.

} April 26th, at 3 p m... .... ... "IROQUOIS" ....... .Thursday, May 2d, at uooam: ......
Tuesday, infVi,at 3 p "CIIEROKEE".Sunday 5th, at 1.30pm ..
Friday, May 3d, at 3 p m.... .....ALGONQUIN..... ....Thursday, 9th, at 5:00: a m
< tF..sx.8-.= = --= ;{ .,, -x. 1 j I. ....... II
Wednesday 8th, at 3 p m. "IROQUOIS" .. .. .. Tuesday, I4th, at 8-3o a m
.. Friday, loth, at 3 pm........"CHEROKEE"..... ... Thursday, 16th, at 10:30: a m
y. '} ',4'' .lnF I4th, at 3 p m........."ALGONQUIN". ... ...Sunday "IQth, at 12:00: n'u
,. 4 -, Friday II I7th.at3pm..SEMINOLE".Thursday, II 23d, at 4.ooam
iiezi."L s a -i i yp 3-=_ Monday, II 20th, at 3 p m.......... "IROQUOIS". ........Sunday 26th, at 5:30: a m
Friday, 24th.at3pm..H."ALGONQUIN".Thursday, 3oth, at 9:30: a m
Tuesday, IItl 28that3pm........ "SEMINOLE" .. .....Sunday, June :2d, at 12:00: n'n
Friday, 3Ist, at 3 p "IROQUOIS".Thursday, 6th, at 4:00am:


Philadelphia, Charleston and Jacksonville Line.

T For tho present and until further notice, Steamer "YEMASSEE"\ is intended to

sail from PHILADFLPIIIA for CHARLESTON, Wednesdays, and from

': Paetae Ra.1e: Ii CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA, Sundays. Close connection made at

i Between.Jacksonville and New York: First-class Steerage,, 1250.$25.00; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion, 843.30; Charleston with Clyde Florida Steamers, for business to and from Jacksonville and ..

Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia : Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate 21.00; Excursion, $47.30:; all Florida points. Also, Philadelphia and interior points via Philadelphia. -
'?1 Steerage, $I4.25. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows:

I; (Central or goO Meridian Time.)

; City of Birmingham.......... ...... .... ............... .... ....... Sunday, May 19, 12.30p.m. ST. JOU: : S I"V"g IN"g.:
Nacoochee.......... ..... .... ........ ........ .... .... .... .... ........Tuesday, May 21, 3.00 p. m.
: Kansas City.. ... ... ................ .............. ........ ..... ..... Friday, 1\IaY24, 5 oo a. m.
I Tallahassee .... ........ .. .... .. .......... ...... ........ .... Sunday, May 26, 6.30 a. m.Cityof .
: Birmingham ......... ...... ...... ............ ....... ....... Tuesday, May 28, 7.3op.m. For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on
I Nacoochee,,....-........ ........... ..........-....... .... ...... ........Friday, May 31, n.ooa. m.
I Kansas City.... .. .... ...... .......... ..... ... ... ...... ............ Sunday, June 2, 12.00110011 the St. Johns River.The .
: Tallahassee ......... ....... ...... ..............*. .... ........ .... ....Tueday, June 4, 3.00 p. m.
, City of Birmingham ...... ..... .... .. .. ..... ...... .... ...... ... .Friday, June 7. 5'30a.m. i
, Nacoochee....... ........ ........ ........... :...... .......... .. .......Sunday, June 9; 7.00 a. m. iron side-wheel steamers
l Kansas City.. ....... .... ........ ........ ........ ................ .... Tuesday, June II, 7.oo p. m. elegant
. Tallahassee....... .. .... .... .... .... ........ ........ .. ....... .......Friday, June 14, lo.ooa. m. "
City of Birmingham ........... .. ..... ....... .... ...................Sunday, June 16, 12.00 noon city of Jackso1'1""ille, ,
Nacoochee...... ............. .......... ... ..... .......... ......,. ..Tuesday, June 18, 2.oop. m, : W. A. SHAW, :\
Kansas City......... .... ........., .... ... ...... ....... ............. Friday, June 21, 4.00p.m. Capt
City of Augusta..... ................ ........... ..;. ...... ........ ...Sunday, June 23, s-ooa.m. Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Sundays,.Tuesdays and Fridays at 3:30: p. m., l.-;
City Birmingham .... ... ........ ...... ...... ....... ..... .......Tuesday, June 25 7.oop.m. and returning leave Sanford Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9 a. m.
Nacoochee':...... .............. .......... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... .Friday, June 28, lo.ooa. m.
Kansas City....;.... .... .... .... ...... ............ ...... .......... ...Snnday, June 30, 12.00noon I

City of Macon ...............;.'.. ...................... ............ .Thursday, May 23, 4.30 p. m. up.
Gate City.... .... ............ ............. ....... .......... ....... ....: Thursday, May 30, xo.ooa. m. Leave.. 3o .......... ...... .....Jacksonville..... ...... ...... .... Arrive 3.30a. m. [
City of:1\Iacon......... .... .......... .... ..;,.... ,..., .... .... .....Thursday, June 6, s.oop.m.io.ooa.rn.. .. 8.45 p. m. ... ......... ..... .......Palatka. ...... ...... ...... ...... Leave 9.00 p. m. -
Gate City........ ............ .... ........ .... .... .... .... .. ........ Thursday, June 13, ., 3.00 a. m. ............ .......... Astor............. ...... ...... 3.00 p. m.
City of Macon........ ....... ........ ..... ............ .... ....... .. Thursday, June 20, 3.30 p. m. 4.30 a. m. .......... ............St. i'rancis....... ............ .... u 1.30 p. m.
Gate City....... ......... .. ... .... .... .... .......... ............ ....Thursday, June 27, 9.09a.m. u 5.30 a. m. ...... ..... ...... ...... Berestord...... ...... ...... ...... II 12.00 noon
Arrive 8.30 a. m. ...... .. .... .... ... .... .Sanford. .............. ...... 9.00 a. m.
FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA.These 9.25a. m. .... .... .... ........ .... Enterprise............. ..... ...... II 9.30 a. m.
( ,Ships do NOT Carry Passengers.)

Ellhu Thompson......... .... .... ........ ..... .. ............ .. .... Wed'day, May 22, s.sop.mi
Dessoug ... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ... ..... .... .......... .... Wed'day, May 29, 9.00 a. m. General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St. Jacksonville
-......................_......._........... .. ..... Wed'day, JuneS, 4.00 p. m. .
Dessoug. ...... .... ...,. .... .... .... .... ............... .?... ......Wed'day, June 12, 9.00 a. m.Wed'day A. J. COLE, Agent Bowling Green, New York.
_.... ...... .... .... ............. .... ..... .. ..... ... June 19 2.30 p. m. 1\[. II. CLYDE Passenger, Assistant Traffic 5 Manager, Bow ing Green, New York.
Dessoug.... .... ....... .... .... ........;..:.... ........ .... ........ .Wed'day, June 26, 8.00a, m. I). I). C. MINK, General Freight A ellt.5 12 :o. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.
THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green, New York.
THESE PALACE STEAMERS, F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia Savannah, Florida & Western Railway, JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville, Fla.
Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad. J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street Jacksonville. Fla.WM. .
Through Bills of fading Tickets, and Baggage Checks to all points North and: East. See your
nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to P. CLYDE & CO., Genl Agents
J. P. BECKWITH, G. F. & P. Agent, New Pier 35 N. R., New York.R. ,
L. WALKER, Agent, C. G. ANDERSON, Agent 12 South Delaware Avenue Philadelphia.. 5 Howling Green, New York.W. .
New Pier No.35, North River t.New York. City Exchange Building Savannah, Ga.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Lewis' Wharf, BostonW.
I. .JAMES, Agent, 13 S. Third Street, Philadelphia. '
W. H. RHETT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway, New York. A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS.
J. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent Sav., Fla. & Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway, N. Y.
J. L. ADAMS, Gen'l East. Agt. F. C. & P. R. R., A. DeW. SAMPSON, General Agent WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO.
353 Broadway, New York. 306 Washington St., Boston. ,
,W. J. FARRELL, Soliciting Agent. W. E.ARNOID, Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt.,
WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. Pass. Agent,
New Office, 224 West Bay Street, Jacksonville. Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers

300 Acres In Nursery. One Acre Under Glass. Thirty-Seventh Year. ,

x; 2 wI3: T BAY s T., .JAOKSONVILLE, E'LA. <.,

i, Pm *V d K? E?4S Specially adapted to Florida and sub-tropical countries. We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of
I" KUI T I Kilt S3 Peach, Oriental Plums and Peprs, Japan Persimmons
\ Strawberries, Guavas, Giant Loquat, etc" etc. Rare Conifers and Broad-leaved Evergreens, Camellias Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal
,Azaleas so.ooo Palms, 20,000 Camphor Trees, Hedge Plants, Open Ground Grown Roses. The Hay, ,
Green House'iBepartmeiit is complete in plants of every class suited to Southern Horticulture. Cat-

alogues No free.Agents.Address p. J. BERCKMANS, Fruitland Nurseries, Augusta, Ga. Cotton Seed Meal; Both Bright and Dark.

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O\\" Tygert-JUlen YerUlixer:Go. & NITRATE SODA
1 any farmers; I in the United States or Canada who are
.. .-; not acquainted with the extra reputation[ :Marblehead Seedv' '
6Pw A\$! purity and reliability, we will send a Star Brand Fertilizers Frr MURIATE OF POTASH
1P >> ( ( below ordinary size) of each of the ,
J! following varieties nil of our own rnitdiiff, for 15 .
-\'I\ t'. i'r / cents. which will but little more than pay for the cost of putting GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. IPV SULPHATE POTASH .
? \J,,,'r un and mailing.\ : Crosby's Early Beat, White Spine Cucumber, .
Hard.heading Cabbages, Danver Carrot, Thick- ;
0 AI eason's and
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< 1- :\l\''"; -". leaved Dandelion, lied and Yellow Danver Onion, Dutch Parsnip, Orange Tree Vegetable r KAINIT, Etc

e Comrade Tomato, Sugar Pumpkin, Lackey's Corn. Catalogue FERTILIZER. ,
Home Grown Seed, free! These Fertilizers have no superior in the market and a trial will convince.

J, J. H. GREGORY & CO., Marblehead, .Mass. Send for Catalogue)free.I .



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Summer ? of our brands of fertilizers, you will be another season. We have obtained

: Have: you tried our New York house yet in order to determine whether larger returns for others. We can do it for you. .

;i,, a company who is interested in securing high prices for your products can Obtaining higher prices for your crops will increase our fertilizer busi-
ns: ': actually secure you larger returns ? ness in Florida and that is what we are working for. Write to us at No. i,

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ff r;,: Then write to us for information about using our newly improved In- Our Inline Decidedly the Handsomest Paying. : Investment

f: secticide and Fertilizer Lime." If applied fresh it will destroy every insect inc that can Possibly be 1fu1c'Vithout: it Inferior

i your garden. It is indispenseable where Bugs attack Tomato Plants, Watermelons Crops With it Perfect Growth and Fruitage.
:: Beans, Cabbage, Strawberries, etc., etc.
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Read what our customers say:
: I he Paine Fertilizer Co.,Jacksonville, Fla.:
,', Not Only Destroys Cut Worms and Other Insects, But is a
GENTLEMEN have read with much interest Prof. Pratt's analysis of

:,: Good Fertilizer-20O Crates Tomatoes to the Acre. your Lime reported in the Farmer and Fruit Grower of the 9th inst. I pur-
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The Paine Fertilizer Co., Jacksonville, Fla.: two acres of newly cleared up bay-head land. I have now growing over 4,000
t: DEAR SIRS-I have used one ton of your Insecticide and Fertilizer Lime cabbages, 1,500 tomato plants, several hundred egg plants, beets, lettuce,

experimenting with it, and I take pleasure in testifying that it not only de- cauliflower and onions, all doing remarkably well, all of which I attribute to

:'- stroys Cut Worms and other insects which destroy vegetable plants, but that the use of your Insecticide and Fertilizer Lime. Less than four months ago

it is a good fertilizer for Florida soil, I also applied it to my lemon trees with this was a wet swampy bay-head. I have four acres now to clear up and

,- the desired effect. I use Goo,pounds of fertilizer and 700 pounds of lime per shall use a ton to an acre. Yours truly,

'; acre on my tomatoes, and I will get 200 crates to the acre where I used this JNO. CROSS.
! lime. I am going to use 1,000 pounds to the acre next season on all lauds Write for our complete I. & F. Lime pamphlet, with various opinionsfrom

f:,.. that I cultivate. Yours very respectfully, all sections of the State. This insecticide will save your strawberry
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