Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: May 25, 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: UF00055765:00331
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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 Proprietor. JACKSONVILLE: FLA., JUNE 3, 1895. Whole *. JI3 v Nhw,, VJI SISUIKS.o xrr. ,..







: WILL & JONES, L. B. Darling Fertilizer Co.,

58 & 60 VEST MARKET ST. 119 ifc 12S: MICHIGAN) ST.,
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Special Low Prices for Cash with Order.


This opportunity of a lifetime to obtain Fertilizers at about cost to the manufacturer.Office .

and Warehouse Hear of 26 West Bay St., on river front, midway bet. Main and Laura Sts.
Correspondence invited and stencils furnished on application Reliable agents wanted at
all principal shipping points, Bond for Pocket Memoranda look.

First National Bank of Jacksonville, Fla. Bank Commerce, Buffalo, N.y. Dun's and Brad- 100,000 'I'IIEHMKR80N
street's Agencies.

edurn se Dozen pineapple\ Plan.ts FEED WORKS .:
r \ An exceedingly large Stock of Desirable Plants, mostly pot-grown, area .
best set during Summer. We have everything of valuo you may need
t n for Saw Mills has lately been improved andis
\ V" o 0 0 (O .A.'r I..tOVV' >hrz ICES. 0 Q 0 0 FOR SALE. absolutely perfect. Simple, sensitive, dura-
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Special attention called to Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruits, Camphor,
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,ate Trees, Shrubs, Vines, Aquatics,etc., ete. Everything for Florida. .
Special low rates for quantities. Catalogue free.ItEASONER. to any extent and in a great measure

1SROS., Oiicco, Fla. CAN BE DELIVERED IN AUGUST.For all varies feeds automatically.to handle and The the easiest easiest of and all to safest apply.of

An Immense stock of ...... Can be Put on any Mill in a Few Hours.We .
W E H A V E HEALTHY POT-GROWN Guavas, Eugenias, will gladly loan free of charge for thirty
Camphors, Palms, Gardenias, Olea Fragrans, further information write days to all good mill men, or will give six weeksto
Magnolia Fuscata, and thousands of other the first to apply from each county.For .

desirable plants, trees and shrubs adapted to all parts of Florida. Write JOHN M. GRIFFIN, further particulars apply to the
for our prices.
P. J. I5ERCIOIANS) Governor's Harbor, ,

Eleuthera, Bahamas Apopka, Fla. Manager.


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or freight not prepaid, 20cents per pound.
KAFFIR CORN AND BRANCHING SORGHUM. Pound 30 cents; 4pounds, $1.00 postpaid; SALEIn Live parties wanted to handle
10 pound lots or above not prepaid 15 cents per pound.
EARLY ORANGE AND EARLY AMBER SORGHUM. Pound 25 cents; 4 pounds 90 cents any quantity, nice, clean, thrifty Orange and
postpaid. 10 pound lots or above not prepaid 12 cents per pound. Lemon Bud Wood of the following varieties:
SPANISH PEANUTS. Pound, postpaid, 30 cents; peck 75 centsbushel; $2.50 not prepaid. 300,000

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N 1J' State. Address O. D. WILHITE, rADMriVC SAW MILLworks
OVARIETIESROSS I \ : Riverside, California. I I P HI K IVI 1.1 1 N h. also successfully with Mills 4
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State News.Under cocyte infiltration of lungs, usually gaged in re-starting his grove by the kept them burning for three days. A
called 'grippe-pneumonia.' Both re- system known as sprig-budding or few trees were slightly scorched, but
covered."-Florida Health Notes. bark-grafting, and during the past the atmosphere in the grove was kept

date of April 14, Dr. F. F. I Did any of these sheets, subservientto week or two has grafted some 1,500 above the freezing point, and that is

Smith of St. Augustine writes: "We the will of Mr. Agnew, tell you that trees. The system of bark-grafting is the reason why Mr. Taylor Alsobrookhas

have had no case of fever or of any con- the reason he gave a deed of trust to not common in Florida, and in many orange blossoms to show, and this
tagious or infectious disease, duringthe the bank examiner of 20,000 acres of places is cried down as impracticable, fall and winter will have 600 boxes of

season in any of the great hotels- land in Marion county, was to cover but Capt. Benham has "been there" oranges.
Ponce de Leon, Cordova, Alcazar or up a shortage in the bank for which he before and knows what he is doing. The San Mateo Item investigatedthe

San Marco. The Granada has had a (Mr. Agnew) was individually responsible This system has been advocated by comparative rates on northboundand

case of typhoid fever, now recovering, and for which he might have been the FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT south-bound traffic and found rate

but the lady was miserable when she put to serious trouble by the govern- GROWER, and has had the practical on potates, cabbage, and onions per
arrived, and took her bed in a few ment? No. What did they say aboutit endorsement of Mr. Dudley W. barrel "standard" from Palatka to
days afterwards. Two cases have ? They.said that, in behalf of the Adams, president of the State Horticultural New York to be 80 cents, and the rate

gone to the hospital and recovered, depositors, Mr. Agnew had made a Society. -- Crescent City from New York to Palatka was 24 2-3

but they were from among the native deed of trust to Bank Examiner Mc- News. cents per 100 pounds, making ,
population. These are all that :I Donald, and that depositors might The Eustis Lake Region relates how Standard barrel,175 Ibs., potatoos cost .43 cents I;
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know of this season. Hotel em- then feel assured that they would get Mr. Taylor Alsobrook saved his grovein CI 150"140.1 onions cabbage .37.35 CI

ployees haven't had a case of sicknessof I every: cent of their deposits.-Marion the February freeze. All through his from New York to Palatka.

any kind lasting over four days. i Times. grove Mr. Alsobrook had immense The columns ,of the Item are open
The season has been particularly for- i, Capt. H. Benham, of this city, who piles of accumulated underbrush, decaying for an answer to the question and we
tunate in every way, and our hotels owns one of the finest grove proper- wood and debris. To meetthe, hope to hear from some of the men
have been well filled. 'Grippe,' in a ties in this section, and whose grove is cold this orange-grower prepared to who had the making of these rates.

mild form, appeared after each cold located at Clifton-on-the-lake, a little fight it with heat. The piles of wood Not one single transportation man we

P wave. and I had two cases of leu southeast of this city, has been en were lighted, and a large force of men have asked can give a reason.



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ORANGE TREES. know anything good to let others I since, there were seven vegetablesfrom VARIETIES OF ORANGE! -No. 4

have it. Yours truly, the garden, all nice and fresh.

I E. BELL. Last year, one day, we gathered Tritbllata or Mandarin Oranges.The .

BankEditor! Biloxi, Miss.----......_ _- twenty-one different kinds of vegeta. highest bred of this classis
bles and they all do well. I raise orange
Farmer and Fruit Grower: ,
I The Deciduous Fruit Growers. the Yellow Mandarin.
between and shoats each
i Since my letter inserted in your Editor Farmer aud Fruit Grower: twenty thirty This orange shows plainly the loose
I think killed
valuable journal on the 6th of April, I Do not get savage at the deciduousfruit year.this last winter.we But with twenty-eight all! of thisI segmental carpels of the wild citron,

have had a great many letters of in- men. They are only just being I would for but covered with a continuous peel,
not ten cents
give an acre
quiry requesting to know the effect of born. They have not much to say while the juice still has considerabletraces
the best farm in Florida if I had to
i the earth banking spoken of as a pro- because their experience is small com- corn of the resinous flavor of citrus
tection to the orange. As therein pared with that of the citrus fellows.In depend on pay gro- trifoliata. The Satsuma has been con-
bills. The soil and
dry goods
stated I throw the earth on the your comments on the letter of Dr. cery sidered the earliest sub-variety of these
climate of Florida can be made to
trunks about two feet high about the Cuzner you are just savage at us poor 'to thousand dollars oranges, and has also been specially
a or more
1St of December and remove it about fellows, who were too poor to attend pay up recommended for tardiness.The .

the 1St of April when danger of frost is the State Horticultural meeting. per acre,"Masters'but not by raising" "Silvers'pigs" past winter has shown pretty

over, baring the roots for a footor When I found I could not attend, I or corn. conclusively that it is no hardier than
No the pig and corn must be an incident
more from the tree. was blue-felt like crying, but went ; other oranges when in a growing con
not an object in this land. It is
On removing the earth this time out in the orchard and made the air dition, and it as yet seems undeter
like of tomatoes. Can-
talking canning
about the 15th of March, I found blue. It was enough to make his Satanic mined whether trifoliata stocks will
neries in Illinois and Ohio sixteen
many of the small branches which had Majesty grin with delight.I pay greatly hasten the winter rest or retard
cents bushel for extra fine tomatoes.
been covered by the earth to rise up have enjoyed every meeting Before.a a man undertakes to raise to- the spring starting.The .

full of green leaves as if nothing un- have attended of the Society, and I first imported trees on common
matoes in Florida at sixteen cents a
usual had happened, and the trunks earnestly hope I may not miss anotherone stocks showed weak stamina, and it remains -
bushel he had better his dog and
where covered were the same as before as long as I live. I am a life try to be seen whether vigorous pro- i
for their teeth.I .
the two terrible freezes. Many of the member of the Society, and I am gun hunting lific seedlings can be produced with !
in favor of State
trees came out high up on the...trunks glad that, I am. While all of this is am a Agricultural fruit as good as the original. !
Society and I to become a work-
I and some in the branches, some ot true, I favor another organization. I agree The fruit of Satsuma is not usually i
and member. ..I think thereis
which have gone back since; but the favor it because I think the State ing paying so sprightly and high flavored as Man-
need for such
majority of the trees, although it did Horticultural Society has grown intoa a great and that it would be an far organization more ef-- darin, the pulp getting corky, and flavor -

not appear so at first, were killed downto close corporation controlled by a flat by Christmas.
fective if separated from the citrus in-
where they were covered, and I am number that you could count on your S. S. HARVEY. Tangerine is an early coloring,round

sawing them down to that part, leav- fingers and have some fingers left, dustry.Quintette, Fla, variety, with a rather thick, rough skin,

ing as even a surface as possible whichI and those who control it are all citrus a --- but very good flavor. The fruit runs

will paint with mineral paint. men. I entered the Society with the Rural and Crimson Clover. very various'as to sizes, and the variety f

Without an exception all of the idea that it could be broadened so as From the Florida Ruralist has not been sufficiently tried to rec-

trees are sprouting very vigorouslyfrom to take in and care for all the horti- You want Rural's experience in ommend for general cultivation.The .
crimson clover. Rural has
where covered during winter, cultural and agricultural interests of growing Mandarin created a furor when

many of the suckers or sprouts measuring the State. My experience in the So- always held that one should never first introduced, pony or bushel boxesin

I over three feet already. I expect ciety leads me to believe that the or- tell his failures, but perhaps some one the early 8o's selling in New Yorkat
he failed and this
I this wood to be large enough to ganization is faulty-that it is in a rut,, may point result out in why Rural had $10 and even $12 per box.
bear me a small crop next year. For instance, strike a circle around might The Mandarian does best in strong,
nice of land the lake. It
piece near
Though neglect or accident some few Seville of say thirty or forty miles, "made land." That is it heavy soils; and special attention is

of my trees were not covered and and all of the executive committee was was necessary to produce smooth, fancy
made from muck from the lake
those show no sign of life so far. would be in it. It1'is over 400 milesto partly fruit. Under favorable conditions it
with of sand from the
It will be understood that the trees the extremes of the State. Everyman a large quantity grows fast and bears heavily.
high land, and a good bit of stable
referred to are seedlings. Those of on the executive dommittee, including The Mandarin edible
manure. It had made good corn, gets as soonas
my budded trees that were budded president and secretary, are colored to in
and Irish sufficiently ship early
peanuts potatoes.He
low down and covered will soon make citrus men.
November but flat and
planted it in crimson cloverone being a shape
another head and bear next unless Then no society can be effective,
year after he took off a of often small size is slow and expensiveto
: we have a repetition of last year's except in a groove, that elects the spring crop for market which
potatoes. It came up very unevenly.It put up applies to
disaster. set of officials after
same year year. time all the "kid glove" family.
I A friend and neighbor of mine who The constitution should prohibit any was a very long coming. The red skinned have
Both of these signs were bad. It Tangerines
had more than one thousand fine trees such danger to efficient and republican grewa better than
little, then took a rest, and then latterly brought prices
did not follow my example and be- government.I sick and died. Mandarins, but ripen later and are not

lieved in the contrary theory of leaving believe the citrus industry should got sweet to be till
enough palatable
Rural don't easily so
the roots exposed to the cold blastof have an organization to itself. I up very Christmas.The .
the land too nearly
winter. He said the trees would want to be a member of that organization thinking perhaps was is
tried it land Japan Tangerine a large very
higher a place
wet, on ,
become hardy and inured to the cold. because many good fellows thatI where he had a garden. He flat loose skinned orange of brilliant
He tells me that but very few of his want to meet with will be there. color but rather uncertain
it in drills. It came and hung bearing .
are even sprouting from the roots and But most of all because I will learn put up habit. It cannot be recommended .
around though it did not know
now he is quite a convert to my much of my own industry from the for cultivation.Dancy's .
I practice. highly educated and sensiblemen what to do, then all at once it dis general

many and Cowgill's Tangerinesare
I I have endeavored to tell you the who manage the great citrus in- appeared.He
then made trenches 200 seedlings of the Tangerine
effect of the earth banking ; what I dustry of Florida. I do not forget the 25 grown
feet and filled them with well by the late Dr. Moragne of Palatka
I long, ,
gained by it I leave time and com- freeze when I say that I consider the
rotted manure. Then planted the which was the first known on the St:
to I have cold of the winter onlyan
parison seen extreme past
prove. many
seed and worked it in carefully witha Johns river. Some think Cowgill's a
schemes to trees unfortunate incident. I fully expect -
protect none
orange ,
rake. It after while and more vigorous than Dancy'sTangerine
came up a grower
of which have proved effectual. I do ,to see the magnificent results of
looked well especially where but there is little differencein
not wish to hold out false the than equalled in the very
any hopes or past more
dried leaves from an adjoining forest the quality of fruit and fruitfulness ,
encouragement in this hour of distressto near future in the citrus industryI I,
lodged in the trenches. But in a of the trees. ,'
but I with Dr. Cuzner about
many orange growers,
think that the orange grower could President Adams' address. I think 'little while it was gone, and like the There is a large class of loose ,\

sleep (far more soundly when the that was another of those happy ideas I Arabs, left no trace behind. Three skinned oranges in the East Indies ';

times and out, with Rural, who does where the Limonia has colored the :;!
. northwest wind was sweeping through that strikes our president every now:
not care to experiment any further skins of hybrids of citron and Tri-
r his orange grove with the simple pro and then. I think that address may
with it because there are plenty of I
tection offered by Mother'Earth. We save many a poor devil from wearinghis foliata.
:other crops that he knows will make The Royal Siamese commissioner at
know from records that these freezes soul-case out trying to raise hog

have occured before and are liable to and hominy in Florida. I raise corn, horse feed and lots of it. the World's Fair told me he had seen

come again; therefore it is as well to peas, potatoes, both Irish and sweet.'/F| RURAL. the "King" orange exhibited there ;

be prepared and not take chances.I I have a fine garden, we,get some. KeukaFla. 4I and that they had much finer orangesof I

do not sell earth and have no thing to eat out of it every day in the I I We are always glad to send speci- that class in his country. J

to grind, but think it my duty axe'l.year. At dinner, a few moments men copies free on request. Cleopatra is a small, sour Tangerine :


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i growing in clusters and useful for' Hay In Orange Groves. summer.. J have found that about And the fellers from the College of Agricul-
tur they
i decorating.I Editor Farmer and Pruit-Grower: the middle of June is the time to plow Wus thick ez lightning bugs In June and hada

I Traveler is a semi-Tangerine of Our rainy season set in some weeks the land broadcast, fertilizing it, if pos- Ther wus heap one to they say. called a chemist, and he

I good quality, but not handsome ago, and we are having rain nearly sible,if poor, then harrow smooth. The All that kind wus a seemed In the to know air above and In the
f enough to be taking in appearance. every day. We have had more rain last of August sow one hundred poundsof ground below.
! Sprack has been Rev. this spring than usual, and all kindsof nitrate of soda to the acre. This ,
: Lyman Phelps. It shaground red- crops have been fine. There has hay will ripen about the first of Octo- Ho said how we the needed stuff nitergin, and :showed us I I

skinned orange; believed to be a cross been rather too much rain on the low ber, when it is generally dry. Stock Wus awful in the air high enuff and skeerce for crops, while I

of Tangerine and Malta blood. hammocks to keep the crops workedout seem to relish hay made at this time Wus found to make us 'tarnal rich if we could
On the is more than that made earlier. Some only git !
Its texture is fine, but on young treesit properly. uplands corn Some cheap and sartin projeck of hitchin' on ;
gets sweet very slowly. As to the better than it has ever been here at claim that timothy hay is much better, to It. j ji
this time of the year. We are tryingto but,if I can cut a field of crab grass i:
of Siam
King or King orange, they He sed that'peas and clover and other crops
started in this from beat "Masters' crop" up here, and just as it has turned brown, and cure like them
were country Wus just the stuff. to do it and store it in the
seeds, and there are Kings and Kings. come out ahead of "Silvers' pig" in it without getting it wet, I am perfectly stem,
Some the fall with our porkers. The razor- satisfied to stand the difference. After And the yerth Is full of critters that eat this
are long-legged, very thorny stuff, see,
trees bearing large warty fruit, while back is not known here. Hogs are sowing the nitrate of soda last yearI And change you it in a twinkle into ammoniee.

others have better habit of not allowed to roam, for there is not a took some acid phosphate and kainit
a growth Since I comeback from the Institoot, it
and bear comparatively desirable sized hog-tight fence in the whole county.All and sowed them both on a small plot, appors really

fruit of fine quality, which ripens fencing is done with three wires, and then on two others I sowed them Thet my potash ears, nitrate, fosferus, wuz ringin' in

nearly as late as Hart's Late.I to keep out cattle, and any family that separate. At no time was there any And, William, it seems perty tuff thet you
wants to improvement over the nitrate alone.S. and Jim and mo
keep one or more cows can '
Hev went what
to the most difficult along so ign'rantof wo dally
I now come do so, and utilize the wild lands for P. SHEPHERD. see.
\ part of the subject, decision as to the grazing without let or hindrance. Palm Springs, Fla.
I best all-round varieties of early, mid- t Jist hauled manure out on the pints, and
I Sweet potatoes are being planted in plowed and hoed and mowed.
season and late oranges. quantities; some are planting rice and Suckin' Niter from the Air. And worked noverknowedThet so hard for little pay, and never,

Compared with the mid-season and peanuts. There will be more food From the Florida Ruralist. clover, peas and beans, and sich as the
late I have not satis- chemist mentioned there,
yet seen a
oranges crops made this season than ever be- Hardly three have passed Hov the highly useful knack of suckin' niter
factory early and with This years from the air.
very orange fore. will tide the orangegrowersover since in conversation with the
the very general loss of nursery and until the bear again but repre- The "knack"-that's a yankee word
groves ;
sentative of fertilizer house I
a remarked -
budding stock, orange growers will what will they do for money in the that I but as the yankees are colonizing the
have to be guided by the record of meantime ? is the great question of the monia from the hoped to get my He am- South by the thousands, it will do no
varieties for the different seasons in day. Gardening has been so overdonethat atmosphere. replied harm to colonize a very useful phrase-
that that scientific
their localities in deciding whether was a impos- "the knack of doing things." The
there is no money in that. It is that efforts in that directionhad
they will use the most popular varie- useless to,think that all of South Flor- sibility been; abandoned. "knack" of drawing nitrogen from the

ties or some of their alternates that ida can be made into a vegetable gar- atmosphere as a much more economical -

may prove equally as profitable to den to supply the Northern markets. Hardly a reliable agricultural method than by mining it in the

them. Whittaker, Nonpareil, Parson That will only bring ruin. It is the journal, North or South, and particu- niter beds of Peru, and bringing by

Brown, Centennial and Homosassa I part of wisdom to plant the greater larly in the South at the present day, vessel five or ten thousand miles, at a

have been well tried in different partsof portion of our lands in crops that we but is giving great prominence to this cost of $80 a ton, has now a perma-

the State and will doubtless be can utilize at home, and a small por feature of agricultural science, with nent place in all agricultural papers,
standbys in the future. tion in vegetables.If the general admission that the most and where the red clover or crimson
costly''of mineral fertilizersnitrogenby clover does not thrive the and
The Tangerine will also long be a canning factories were establishedat cow pea
-- the proper rotation of crops, can weed do and all the
favorite orange, and there will be some convenient places to take at : beggar possess
sale for Mandarins.Of reason- all be gathered from the atmosphereby virtues of the clover, either for stock
able prices what will not to
pay ship cropping heavily with leguminous feed or "suckin' niter from the air "
mid-season the Jaffa is when the Northern markets
oranges begin plants. In the North, where clover and the ground is full of creatures to
hard to beat and there are other Mal- be overstocked it would give impetus
an been
thrives, the land has kept fertile eat the stuff and change it into ammo-
tas nearly as good, while a block of to gardening here that it never
by the frequent cropping of the land nia available for plant food. When

one of the vigorous and prolific round knew before. Then nothing but the ,
with red clover the farmers
knowingthat this "knack" is fully recognized, and
bloods cannot be amiss. choicest of our vegetables shouldbe
crops succeeding were the suggestions of the agriculturalpress
The prolific Paper Rind St. Mi- shipped; the seconds could go to bountiful, but not knowing the reason. fully adopted, Southern farmingwill

chaels and Pineapple in most locali-- the canning factories, and the thirds Farmers' Institutes are no longer decrying take an advanced position, and
ties are profitable mid-season should go to make pork and chickens. "book and
oranges.Of farming, some the Southern farmer will draw sheik-
Jate oranges there are none as I Sanford should have one or two facto members of them at least, take the best els from the soil that will not have to
yet that successfully dispute first : ries and Orlando the same. Now, some and their brothersand
I agricultural papers, be paid out for fertilizer bills.-Geo. ;
place with King and Hart's Late. of our towns make a great fuss over sisters in the Grange will hear W. Hastings in Farm and Ranch.

For a list of nine ((9)) typical orangesof securing a cigar factory, with half a from them what they will not go to .->

undoubted merit I would name in dozen or more Cubans to roll cigars. the book or paper for. The chemistof Mr. C. F. Spaulding of DeLand

sequence of ripening, Satsuma and Would it not be a great deal more the Department of Agriculture at saved a large number of guava trees

Mandarin in special localities, Centennial commendable at this juncture to start Washington, H. W. Wiley, in an ad- from the February freeze by putting a

Tangerine, Ruby, Jaffa, Pro canning factories, with our own citizens dress entitled, "The Chemist, The tent over them and burning oil l stoves

lific, King and Hart's Late. Don't to run them? Farmer and The People," thus pic- night and day. He now has a large

write me for budding wood this sum It will soon be time to prepare the tures a puzzled old farmer after his crop of guavas, and will be well paid

mer. I will have to go elsewhere for t ground for hay. The hay bill is one first visit at the Institute as he relates for his work, as he will have the only

some varieties myself.-E. S. Hubbardin II.of the items of expense that all orange- the information he obtained to his son guavas in that section. Florida

Agriculturist. growers should, put an end to this William : Facts.

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Chat From a Practical Grower. Where can I get Kumquat buds in to whether it is a safe business to con- for the tree to recover.

Editor Farmer and Fiuit-Grower: Florida ? J. R. CAMPBELL. tinue in."The. "The other characters you mentionare
Long live THE FARMER AND FRUIT- Paisley, Fla, conclusions to be drawn from usually present where the tree is
I GROWER! Your valuable paper continues > < our past experiences in Florida are sick at the roots."

i to make us its ever-welcome vis The Horticultural Society.From not any more precarious than agricul- .
its. Vithout'our horticultural and agricultural the Florida Ruralist. tural pursuits elsewhere. That but Pear Blight.It .

: papers what would we poor There was a vast difference in the once in 125 years have all bearingtrees has been quite generally sup-
growers do with all our sand and cli- deliberations of the society this year been killed to the ground, whichwas posed that the LeConte and Kieffer

mate? I read and work, and work over last. in February, 1835. That the pear were not subject to blight, some
and think and think and work and One the principal questionwas times called
year ago freezes which have produced more or "twig blight" and "fire
read and read, and wish I could write the disposition of a five million less injury, with two exceptions, have blight," but no pear seems exempt,
you and my co-workers volumes; butI box crop at prices that would give fair occurred between December 20 and and late reports of its ravages come

simply haven't the time. Too muchto returns to the grower. This year almost January 15, at which season the trees from different parts of the South. Un- ...
do to try to live and help restore every man came with the ques- are usually in a dormant conditionand til about a dozen years ago the cause
of losses the February dis- tion "what' is best for me to do with unknown.
some our by well prepared to stand a very low was According to Prof.
I I'I aster; but while I am enjoying the present my frozen trees ?" and the reply to temperature. The freeze of 1835, Arthur "the germ enters the tree

t shower I will dot a few broken this question was in almost every case, sixty years since did not entirely des- through the tender surfaces of the

i thoughts. "I don't know." troy the trees, and a new growth from flowers or of the very young growing
: First I don't approve of President It seems, from the reports of the the roots came into bearing within six twigs-that is quite early in the season.

I Adams' sarcasms, but I do approve of members of the society, that the trees, or eight years, while in 1886 the en- But its destructive progress is so slow
his getting there on the sprig graft- except in some places in the extreme suing crop was in fact larger than the that the blackening of the leaves,
ing. I have let most of, the trees I southern portion of the State, where or- crop of that year. Lemon culture has which is usually the first symptom to

I I have had charge of alone up to this ange production is extremely limited, always been regarded as precariousand attract attention, does not occur until
time, except cultivation on all but one fared alike in the February freeze. can only be ventured upon in especially some time after."
I grove, and now I am ready to graft. Strong efforts are being made to show favorable and protected loca- No better treatment for its eradica-
And here I wish to enquire where I that these extreme southern countiesare tions north of the 28th degree of tion has been discovered than cuttingoff

: can get in Florida grafts of grape fruit the only places where orange latitude. the blackened twig, several inches

1 and the Centennial orange. They must growing is safe, but one of the repre- "Nursery stock and budded fruit into the green, and burning. This is

; be guaranteed true to name and from sentatives of these counties stated to not well matured, is, of course, liableto sometimes effectual and sometimesnot.

,: vigorous-growing and prolific stock. the writer that the crop in that section be killed when the temperature goesas The germs of the disease have
Growers, please write me stating price. for the season 1895-96 would be less low as in the recent freezes. The been known to live several months in

Second. Yes, the orange growers as than enough to supply the local de fruit on the trees will be hurt by cold the affected branch after removal from

a rule have something to say and they mand. whenever the temperature goes for the tree, and lying on the ground,
say it, and I have enjoyed all I have The great majority of the orange several hours below 26 degrees. therefore it should be carefully burned.

read from them in your paper, if some trees of the State are down to the Sometimes only partially chilled and Where the tree is badly affected the

of the shooting has been wild. I ground, and the larger the tree, the rendered lighter, or, as in the recent best method will be to cut it down

have in charge one fifteen acre grove better it stood the cold. Experiencein freezes, frozen solid, when the temperature and destroy it entirely ; but the trees
that'was'' killed to the ground or practically this freeze favors the single solid 'was as low as 14 degrees and are seldom found in a condition for so

so. Trees set ten years, mostly trunk rather than having it in three or virtually destroyed because no large severe a remedy.
i t lemon stocks budded at the ground, four divisions. amount of frozen fruit could ever be When the cause is known some
I some were sweet seedling stocks but Many came to this meeting with the marketed to any advantage." effectual remedy is usually discovered,
all fared alike. This grove I have idea that where the crown or brace We would like to give Major, Fair but thus far a complete remedy has
: cultivated just as though nothing had roots were exposed and killed that the banks' article in full, but lack of space not been found, and the cutting and

,I happened and almost every tree is tree was gone forever. The experience forbids. It can be obtained, togetherwith burning will have to be followed, until
now starting at the ground vigorously.Some of Secretary A. H. Manville, a full report of the proceedingsof our horticultural scientist's make fur-
few have young growth two to who had trees in a naturally cold loca- the society when published.The ther discoveries.

four feet long, but these are mostly on tion and which were killed below the reports of Professor Webber of .
sweet seedling stocks. Those dead to crown roots in 1886 will .be of valueto the United States Station at Eustis The Japan Chestnut.
the ground I am sawing off as close those who are in that situation to- and Professor Rolfs of the Agricul- Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower.

down as possible, then with a smallax day. In treating trees injured in this tural College, Lake City, were full of Will you please give me, by letter,
what information
have about
with a crooked or broadax handle, manner Mr. Manville cut off the trees interest and information relating to the you may
I remove any dead wood that remains below the crown roots and drew away treatment of insect and fungus the Japan chestnut ? Is it adapted to
this State ? Will it
below the saw cut, beveling the stumpto the earth, exposing the upper part of diseases affecting plant life. pay to propagateit
? Where seed be obtained ?
a point in the center, so that all water the tap root to light and air. New The subjects of fertilizers, transpor- ,
When is the time
to ?
will quickly run off. I often have eyes form on the tap root and from tation and marketing, which usuallycause proper plant
How long does it take to bring it into
J to remove all the sand from around these eyes are produed the growth that lively discussions, were, under
? If have numberof
bearing etc.
the stump down to the yellow bark to makes the.new top. existing circumstances: of but little you
that treats of the sub-
I do this. I use a garden dibble to remove Some express doubts as to whetherit importance. your paper
I the sand with. This latter is is advisable to draw away the earth ject, please send it to me. Do you
i know one in this State that has
I find hard crust from the stump and crown roots, but any
imperative as a
; Root Knot on Peach Roots. had practical experience with it ? By
around almost tree and an the concensus of opinion based upon I
occasional -
i every
Farmer aud Fruit Grower
Editor : giving this early attention will
shoot has from below the past two months observation is you
I up Enclosed find pieces of peach roots. much oblige
I this and there it can't that trees sprout more quickly when
to crust stops, as Please tell me if they are affected W. H. McCoRMACK
I removed and the hard ,
the earth is crust
come or grow up through it. with root rot. Looks so to me. It is Leesburg, Fla.
Third. As to the curtain, Mr. of soil near the stump is removed.Do .
of the root of the same tree I sent
I Adams or any one else would over- nothing to force growth this pieces to six months informant The pineapples along the railroadseem
you ago, your
shadow the agricultural interests of summer; do not fertilize or cultivate declaring same free of root to be all alive at the stock and

Florida with, they had better draw a I any more than is absolutely necessaryto rot. The tree started all right, then sprouting, and thousands of new plants
good large corner of it over their fruit keep the stump clear of weeds or leaves turned yellow, gum oozed out have been set and plantations extended -

farms as it will be badly needed from grass ; and do not expect a rapid all over limbs and stem and now it is but the orange trees south of
now on until after the scorching rays growth this summer. The trees have : dead. Was four years old. Trees Smyrna seem to be cut back much

, of the summer sun are broken by our sustained a great shock and it is bestto seven years old on same ground: will more than ours, and many of them
I usual September gales. Mr. Silvers let nature effect its own cure. lose in the same way limbs two inches have not been touched since the

and his 100 pound pig are all right The above is the verdict of the majority thick. I read somewhere that they freeze.-Halifax Journal.

r and there are about seven or eight of the prominent horticulturistsof get over it in the course of time, is .
thousand of us fruit farmers that today Florida. that ? A. KLEINOSCHEG.Sarasota The Cuban insurrection is about
would be glad to have even a hundred The paper of Major Fairbanks in holding its own, First insurgents,
pound pig to kill. A hundred the "Greater and Lesser Freezes of and then the Spaniards are successful.
pound pig is considered a good sized Florida,"'was of interest both as to its Prof.; P. H. Rolfs, of the State Experiment A Cincinnati paper has the story that

pig in any State in the Union. If any statistics and their bearing on the Station, replies : the Spanish army drove a company of

one cares to do so they may write Mr. future of the orange industry. Major "The specimens of peach roots you insurgents into a swamp, where they
Henry Weeks of Lake county, who Fairbanks has been a resident of Florida send are infested with Heterodera radi- were eaten by crocodiles. A Cuban
will tell him something of a hog he for many years and his conclu- cicola ; in other words, it is root knot.If with his machete would be the equalof
raised and butchered that dressed sions should have weight with the all the'roots are as badly infestedas any crocodile, if that species of sau.

over (Jpo pounds. many who are asking the question as these, there,seems to be no chance i rian are to be found in Cuban waters.n .



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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.
Made Exclusively from Nitrate of Soda
Seed Meal
and Bone, Acid
F'rice Phosphate and Sulphate of Potash.
$27.00 '
per :L on, E'. o. g.

, We also have a large supply of J. H. Baker & Bro.'s Celebrated

i I Acid Phosphate, Dissolved Bone, Selected Kentucky Complete Tobacco Manures Stems in stock. Also, Nitrate of Soda, Blood and Bone,
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Farm Talks. Jones-What would
you recommen d I
for a Southern farmer ? food, and the country merchant wil 1 1the west coast of

GEO. W. HASTINGS. Smith-It is getting somewhat lat always be glad to exchange anythin g Nitrate of soda is South America.
he has quickly available
in the season for farm them. So with the prod- -
many ,
.Jones.-I was reading not long that should be crop s ucts of the dairy. A it dissolves readily
good wit
planted in the lattei r cow !1 I in water, and is thus
since, a fable of two frogs, dipped up part of winter or very early in the nearly half feed a family, and she can the soil-like the passed all through
by a prudent milkman from a spring. Corn be fed largely from the soluble phosphoric
pond rye, oats, cassava, Irish cow pea and l acid. Unlike the
into his milk cans. This new element t potatoes, beans, cabbage, the various sweet potato patch. And a good cow however it superphosphate, ,
into which they introduced will help feed the not form new and
were was and sorghum, and all the pig with the butter lasting
so unlike their natural gar milk. The compounds in the soil, but
one,, that oneof vegetables, but the summer will 1 Southern farmer has will leach out with
them, after kicking about awhile never half learned the drainage water
soon knack
pass away and the fall will bean of liv unless the
said : "It is no use, let us give opportune time ing,at home. plants are right at hand
up to
begin winter and
. and to the bottom' and die." gar JonesYou able to make use of it. Sulphate
go The dening, and there is yet time to plant are a'stout advocate of f of ammonia is the
other said : "Oh, no but let diversified: result of an opera-
) ; us keep some of the substantial food farming. tion in
. kicking about as long as we can." for the stable and for stock. S1I/ith-Yes. First to grow making gas. In passing the
j i The first frog sank to the bottom and Jones-And what will that the family and stock can monia gas through is water a quantity of am-
you washed
died. The other kept kicking and mend this late in the season ? consume, and to keep all the stock the out and remains in

churned the farmer's milk into a lump Smith Sweet food can be raised for. Then to water. By adding sulphuric acid,
potatoes be the
of butter may in for go sulphur and the ammonia unite
: which he .
on rested
com planted to the first money crops,
up of July, and oranges, cotton, and form of
fortably, and was there found by the there is no danger of starving so long tobacco, and any surplus of the staple l settles at the bottom. ammonia which
pious milkman when he came to I as one has a field of sweet crops. The fact that Florida's while substance
potatoes to soluble in
open his can, a very much alive and dig from during the winter. Cow ductions have more value per acre water, is not so available -

as nitrate of soda.
peas At
lively frog. may also be planted as late as July, and than those of any '''Northern State, it is too expensive present prices,

Smith-And what was the moralof 1 some varieties furnish succulent food should be an encouragement to "keep the as compared with
this frog fable ? in both stringed and shelled kicking" until we get onto the lump The other forms of
Jones-The moral peas of butter. nitrogen here given, are what
was to keep (beans). And the vines make such is
organic that is
kicking and something would turn fodder as will make both they
The that cow and I Nitrate of Soda. are made as a part of an organized
up., frog kept kicking horse laugh and the
worked up a lump of butter whichwas without fertilizer; when cow pea grows The "Rural New Yorker," in its Department body-animal or plant-as dried bloodor

his salvation. one has no of Primmer Science, is -furnishing cotton-seed meal. The nitrogen in
money to pay for it, and more bushelsof these
some useful substances is
Smith-And what is very information not, like nitrate,
? your application chicken peas feed can be grown for hog and to farmers in regard to plant food, i in quickly soluble in water. To be fully

': Jones-Why, that in these times of f produce in corn than, and the same will land will 1 explaining or describing the constituent available as plant food, the organized
much form
go parts of commercial fertilizers must first break
low priced cotton which hardly further. The and up. This re-
I paysfor cow pea is a fortune it will be
to well
for quires heat
our readers to familiarize as well as moisture
and -
raising, our damaged and destroyed the Southern farmer so
but he has
been themselves with this that this
orange trees, that we keep letting it slip knowledge, organic nitrogen is most use-
peg through his
fingers in his that ful
they the
during latter
ging away at something. If we can pursuit of cotton and may intelligently select their part of the growing -
live oranges. ammonia, phosphoric acid and potash season when the weather is hot.
not by cotton and ,
oranges, we Jones-And I have heard
it stated the That
I elements
must try something else. that the only lacking in most explains why on late planted
common sandy land of the 'Southern soils, from sources that will 1 crops dried blood or
Smith-And think that in South if tankage gives
plowed and
, climate where something can be would not only be most available, but least better results than nitrate of soda.
grown produce a crop of native gras morevaluable liable to dissipation and that will be With early planted
nearly every month in the year, thereis for fodder than crops, however, it
of of is
a.crop cot most considered
permanent good to the the best
no use in giving up ? ton. cropsand practice to use
, the soil. both
Jones-I think we learn lesson forms-mineral or nitrate and
from the that Smith-Very true, and the Florida One Andrew H. Ward is persistently organic such as blood, tankage, cot-
frog kept kicking to keep clover
(beggarweed is
, ) just [
from and as valuable j filling the papers with his advocacy of :on-seed meal or bone. The reasons
dying, unexpectedly turnedup
a lump of butter that carried him is]North.a hay This crop is as red clover in the 1 the: use of nitrate of soda, and soda as that in the cooler weather of spring,

, through. As two heads are better preciated more and more ap a substitute for potash, ,because, of its he soluble, nitrate ,provides soluble
] every year both as stock (cheapness. It is so cheap, that it i is litrogen, while later in the
than one, I came in, neighbor Smith, i food and soil renovator. I the summer,
to have regret absolutely valueless as a potash sub- he organic form is ready. If we usefall
help me, by eedsmen
you your ; the
sugges- past year or two have ititute.; The 'nitrate
: tions to the lump of butter. lot been only value of nitrate o part of it might be washed
Smith-As cotton and nand. near able to supply the de- soda; is in its ammonia. Give the fol- out> and lost, while if we used all organic -

oranges are 1 owing a careful perusal: ; there might be no available
of the
out question this I would supply -
year Jones-But
we must have
first say that if you cannot raise some some Nitrate of soda is, as its name implies early in the season. The soluility -
crop.Smith ) a combination of nitrogen and L of these organic forms
,, thing to sell, the first thought would To the farmer depends
be to raise something to eat, and for I rill yield better returns ,than poultry oda. It looks like coarse salt, and ery largely on the degree of fineness'

our stock to eat. 1 another y lissolves readily in water. It comesrom tc
,i stock. Eggs are a complete the rainless districts ong en in ground bone, for example, is

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harder for the plant to obtain than feed bread crumbs at first, and then
that in the finer blood or cotton-seed shorts and corn meal cooked dry, ,
meal." after a little adding animal meal, and
t when three weeks old I begin to give APOPKA FLORIDA:

whole wheat at night. The coops are
i! Poultry. moved often, and I have no sick fowls.It INDIAN GAMES.Sharps .
is best not to keep (fowls on the and Imported. The best blood obtainable in the world. Can furnish Kggs from separate
Edited by S. S. DeLANOY, Apopka, Fla.
yards in order.BLACK
I same land year after year without cul- one
Ii Poultry-Keeping in FloridaFaithand tivation.
Works. The pullets will grow much better
Editor Farmer and FruitGrower.I and if the An exceedingly fine pen of exhibition birds. Have added fresh blood in the shape of thebest; I
Jay quicker young cockerelsare could buy from the breeders of the winners at Macon, Columbia, Kansas City and Madison Square
would like to add my mite to the removed when they begin to crow; Garden, New York.BLACK .

fund of experience in the manage- the cockerels are stronger, and they
ment of fowls in Florida.I crowd and get more than their shareof MINORCAS.
have tried the Plymouth Rocks feed. One yard only; headed by a shapely and beautifully plumaged male, the best we could buy
from one of New York's Famous! Breeders. Eggs limited.
and found that they were not suitedto The coops we like best are fastened

this State, as they became sanded, together with hooks, and are large EGGS, PER ,SETTING, $2.00. TWO SETTINGS, $3.50.

their crops being packed with sand enough to be used for grown fowls. Owing to the present condition things in Florida we prepay the express at above prices.
and fermented food, swelling out very They are four feet four feet Eggs: from the three breeds in one order if you desire A copy of the best Poultry paper publishedwith
square, each order as long as they last. Have your order booked ahead and avoid delays. Why send
large.I high in front and two at the back, to Jerusalem or Halifax for eggs when as good can be obtained in Florida at less money.
have had the best success with with a large door the roof shingles.
; s. s. De Al TOY, P1OP.
Brown Leghorns; they are such fine Being in two parts, the top or high
>83JVe: guarantee Eggs to arrive in good condition.tra .
layers, do not grow fat, and the chicks part ,laps over the lower.
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feather out so quickly they are not so My experience with hawks was
liable to be sick from rain or other somewhat like Miss\ B.'s in THE FRUIT early hatched chicks are the ones Mr. Will Gardner, one of our most

causes. Those raised by me this year GROWER of May 4, especially "the that have to take the most chances successful farmers, has proved that by
are a cross of Brown Leghornsand jumpin' up and down and bellerin'." from hawks in this vicinity close to care and attention the Florida scrub

some good-sized common stock; In addition I had strings stretched the Apopka, hammocks. cow can be graded up and made a
they will make good layers and will about with white streamers attached. S. S. D. first class milker. He has one cow

sit. When well fed there is appar- This not proving effectual to keep >> that gives three gallons of milk a day.

ently no end to the eggs the Leghorn away the winged thief, I made scare- More Experience.LADY She was selected when a calf and has
furnishes, and I find more money in crows to the number of three, placing been well fed and cared for and is
than in chicks. I LAKE, FLA., May 13, 1895. fed and winter. Thereis
eggs cannot see any them at the best points, but all in now summer
in the latter if the grain has to be vain, even with people near by, in MR., S. S. DELANOY, no use in paying $75 for a Jersey.

bought.I spite of my running to their assistance; Dear Sir-Your offer of "Free Eggs"called Select your best scrub calves and
feed corn as a night feed only in until life seemed a burden in that di- out quite a little experience 'not grade them up.-Ft. Meade Pebble.
cold weather. I always cook the rection. My effort to do a little to as much though as it seems there
morning feed; i it consists of oats help along in the hard times seemedto ought to be. It is the commencingthat From! the finest fowls in
boiled few minutes into which stir the west,at prices that
a be of little avail. I told a Faith
is the hard part. I would like to defy competition. 42 va-
shorts and Bowker's animal meal rietlea.scoring 90/ to 96/ %.
or sister about it she said if the chicks E
; write oftener myself, but taking care of .do not fail to get our
; part corn meal if. preferred. Vegeta- were hers she should give them to the so many chicks gives me little time. IEGGS 40,recipes page catalogue.and much It
bles cooked and added should have, prices,
previously are Lord. He could feed His hawks with Have hatched about five hundred and only 5 cents.
good. The mash should be crumbly them or not, as He pleased., We didso they keep me pretty busy as it mostly '",Box 2 3 Dakota,111
when done, the oats help to make it ; I took in all the scarecrows ; striv- falls on me. I have read that Indian

so. ,Sometimes I put in pepper and ing to take all care away from them in Games were quite delicate.at first, but HATCH CHICKENS BY STEAM
; salt. As the fowls have their libertyI thought. The hawks went away andI those Mr. Sligh got of you are good i WITH THE MODEL
feed little at noon but scraps. At have ninety chicks left, all weaned refutation, and what a splendid hatch, EXCELSIOR INCUBATOR.

I night I give a liberal feed of pure and doing well. 21 out of 30; ,20 are still living and I It, Thousands cessful! Operation In Sue.
wheat, or part wheat and part oats. They were thus brought into the was surprised at the growth they had SIMPLE SELF-RE PERFECT ULA TINO.,and

Also pound up oyster shells and old Harmony of God, w.herein is no dis made. We were all disappointed to ''''Ii''' Guaranteed larver percentage to hatch of a

I crockery for them. They have plenty cord. I realize every day that theyare miss "Poultry" out of the last FARMERAND Lowest priced than fertile any eggs other,at I Incubator.ess cost,
of fresh water and dry quarters at His and thank Him for His care. FRUIT GROWER and hope you Hatcher First olass made. || Bend 6cc Circulars.for Illus.Free Catalog., a
night. In cold weather I had bags ,It is not the first demonstration in have not given up. CEO.II.STAHL.114tol8a&6th 8t.QulneyIl1.

tacked up on the windy side of their Harmony I have had, and we may Wishing you prosperity,
; house, so had no cases of cold or roup. bring all our troubles and ailments in Very truly, <
I or frozen combs. the same way, in Faith_ without doubt. 'MRS. C. GOMPERTS.I NEW P?E CATALOGUE
;' In setting hens I find it best and "And the Truth will make us free." AND Contains GUIDE over J30 to fine Poultry illustrations Saiseri for show.1895.
from Lees-
If;I easiest for them to have a house or MRS. GERTRUDE E. MERIAM. sent you a customer ing a photo of the largest hennery in the
of Black Minorcas. west. Gives best plans for poultry houses.
I, place to themselves where you can Melrose, Fla.There sure also valuablo remedies information ana recipes for on all the diseases kitchen,
i i keep food water and dust bath. I. and flower garden sent for ,
FLEAS. JOhD Bauscher, Jr.,P.0. Box 31 Freeport, 111.
f turn half barrels on their sides, fill the is lots of hard chicken sense
hollows with moist earth, then make in this!; letter, and we regret that all Now I know just how to get rid of

,: the nest of pine needles, green from I would-be poultry-keepers do not take fleas on fowls-but I cannot always FLORIDA REAL ESTATE
:! young trees, sprinkled with sulphur. the same care in management and feed practice what I preach owing to trou-
,i i Tobacco stems make excellent nests. of fowls and chicks that this lady ble of moving yards. I have four Wanted in Exchango for Unencum-
Place a.brick inside in front to prevent does. If they did, there would be an that were pretty badly infested ; the bered

''I the hen from dragging out the end to the cry that chickens don't do Light Brahmas' heads, wattles, ear- MASSACHUSETTS GOTTABE LOTS
I eggs when leaving the nest. Place a well in Florida. Stick a'pin right here, lobes and legs were a sight. I had

piece of wire netting in front to pro- it is poor management that causes another yard wired off and a movable at $100 Each.
tect the eggs from rats and the other failures. coop made, caught the cock and six

hens. I let off about three at a time ; With all due respect to the sister, hens, greased well with lard to whichwas

there is little trouble if these are shut we will say that we prefer to take all added a few drops of carbolic acid Near Station and Bathing Beach
in when others are let'' off. I find it possible precautions in guarding and kerosene. That was in Januaryand

best to set at night on a couple of against hawks, and keep the double- not a flea has made its appearancenor -

China eggs, and generally the next barreled shotgun handy by the door have I done anything except move CHAPIN FARM AGENCY,

night the hen will do well on the real loaded for ducks. We have not been the coop every week. Owing to their 3-23-tf St. Augustine, Fla.
article.I very fortunate in bringing down the absence, I placed five tent coops in

have hatched out over a hundred feathered thief. Once very nearly there, with some choice PlymouthRock THE IMPROVED

chicks, had them put in coops by and 'lost our teeth from the recoil, caused and ,Light Brahma chicks. I VICTOR

under the grape trellis on the ground.I by an overcharged cartridge, but we have not been bothered with fleas on .
confine the chicks with the motherfor had the satisfaction of blowing his the chicks unless they get through the INCUBATOR

a week, then let them out an houra hawkship into smithereens.' At this fence. It certainly spoils the looks Hatches Chickens by Steam.
day at first, extending the time as season of the year, hawks give very for some time to grease a white chickor Absolutely The simplest self.reaulatlnff.most reliable.

I they get stronger. They do better little trouble, in fact we have not seen fowl. .I/BUV ata u -In and tho cheapest market.nrst.classflateher 9 Circulars free.
I with the mother to protect them. I one for a long time. The fall and ex- A. M. G. 4 cents. CJEO.JJltTUIj, &;CO., Quincy, HLl'



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Our Rural Home cleaning, that has been in vogue ever -
since the days of our grandmothersand I
great-grandmothers, ought to be pND HAM

Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS, abolished by common consent. Whena 1
St. Thomas. Fla. room needs a scrubbing and reno- 1I PU
vating, that is the time it should haveit I
The Spring Cleaning.At (unless weather be too unfavorable), I i iB y yI

this season of the year the inevita- not waiting until every room in the
ble house-cleaning confronts the femi- house is in the same deplorable con
WAIm is the whole I
nine mind that has not gotten out of the dition; thus avoiding so much tear- I of Imitation trademarks stoiy

old-time ruts, and they who adhere to ing down, pulling up, and fitting together and labels. about I:
the old traditions are either deep in again, a mountain of work, the

soapsuds, or anxiously waiting to get very contemplation of which fatiguesthe '
into it, keeping everybody around mind and unfits one for the ardu-
them in hot water-thats very well in ous tasks. ARft\ ADD HAl\/t\fR/ SODA

its place, but is too apt just nowtofill We may brighten the house as I
the "family jars" and render life pleasant weather approaches, with but
scarcely worth living. Those who are little exertion, if there is not more Ill fITI fin' ?!OTPC Costs no more than other package soda-never spoils
|fCiviyCUjV' 3* flour-universally acknowledged purest In the world.
in the excepted of course. most
mysteries than one room, (or two at ), re- )

Some early birds are no doubt plum- quiring a thorough cleaning, supposingthe Hide only by CHURCH Jb CO., New York. Sold by grocers cferywherc.

ing themselves, on having the ordeal other portions of the house have Write for Arm and Hammer Book of loablo Bocipes-FBA ,
already over; but ordinary mortals been cleaned when they were foundto
who have had to sit by the bright, need it. Windows may be brushed -V- "" .MfL

though small, wood fires every even- and the glass polished without being
ing, (for even in this favored clime taken from their casings to be delugedin those with whom milk disagrees and small minority tell the balance whatis
the spring has been cool, and rather soap and water. I have not had those who dislike the taste but who good for them ? The cry is that a

disagreeable), are sensibly biding their sashes lifted out for many years, and willingly take it as an ingredient of poor man can't fence up his cattle;
time. Raw, windy weather, sugges- find the labor is much reduced by food. For the latter milk may be neither can a poor man fence against

tive of a Northern March is not condu- cleaning them in their proper places. disguised as,a gruel or in some pre- them. The cattle men say, wire is

cive to our physical or mental well- The walls may be brushed down, pared food.-American Agriculturist. cheap ; if so, it won't cost them muchto
being. It fills me with a perverse pictures and furniture wiped and re- .-.-. fence in their running steers. Any

spirit that seems to hold elements of arranged, new curtains hung, or the Electricity in Trees. man or men who do not heed this

revenge in its composition-as nothingelse old ones nicely laundried and put up, When the wires for the electric omen is doomed. Let all take

in nature-not the stormiest day again, and many little changes that a lights were being stretched, the city notice.-Volusia County Record.

ever known can give me. It is by no woman likes, may be made in the council very properly refused to ,have Organization throughout the State
means a fitting time to turn things rooms with much more ease, if thereis the shade trees cut to allow the wiresto will do the business. Wire is cheap

topsy-turvy in the house, or begin the less of the old-time soapy, sloppy, run free. Consequently they run and will cost much less for the cattlemen
dabbling in suds. As far as I am sudsy house-cleaning done, "microbes"to through the trees and up against the than for the thousands who wishto

concerned, there never is a fitting the contrary, notwithstanding, and limbs in many instances. During.the raise crops. Organize and send
I time; yet the disagreeable business above all may we keep ourselves 'ina past few months the wind-tossed limbs men to the Legislature who will legis-
must be accomplished, it we would happier frame of mind, and the of the beautiful trees have worn away late for ,the men who pay the taxes
have everything clean and sweet'' for good man tranquil. the casing to the insulated wires and and enhance the wealth of the State.

I, the lovely summer, which not even MINNIE G. MILLS. now the wires are completely bare in .
those dreadful Dakota blizzards can _... some places. Yesterday there was a
The True Bi-Metalist.
take away from us. Pallet Needle :Book. very heavy rain, the trees were thor- x
It seems to me the wise woman of ougaly saturated and last night, when The hen is the true bi-metalist. She
For Our Rural Home.
this generation, does her housecleaning Cut four pieces of pasteboard in the the current was turneM on, the trees maintains the parity between the gold i
time and when and silver in her If she is in-
a little at a most shape of an artist's pallet, 24 inches gathered the electricity and groundedthe eggs.
needed ; unless she is blest with good wide circuit and the town was without clined to cackle over her achievementshe
by long.
and capable servants, or plenty of Cover 3I2 one side of two pieces with lights the whole night. The electrician is excusable, for it is a problemthat

other assistants, in which, cases, no blue satin and the other two pieces and wireman tried to climb one has confounded the wisest in all
house need be left'a single day-in dis with cream silk. Embroider a bunchof of the trees to attend to one of the ages. The egg, with its heart of gold

order. With good management every lilies of the valley or white violetson wires which was emitting sparks, but enshrined in its casket of silver, shouldbe

day's labor may go on like clock-work, one of the pieces of blue satin be- the current was so strong that he the emblem of bi-metalists. As
' neatly and systematically ; and the fore covering'the pasteboard with it. could not bear it and had to descend.He long as the egg is sound, the parity is
of the house will know not disturbed. When decay sets in
master soon Sew each pair of pasteboards one had on his rubber gloves and
by slipping on alump of soap or step- blue and one white, together and fin- shoes, but they seemed no protectionto the parity is destroyed. Fragrance is
into the suds-bucket he the music of the smell the discordof
ping ish the outer edge and thumbhole with him at all. The strangest thing is egg,
comes into a dismal dining-room to Asiatic medieval silk matching the that it does not injure the trees.- its harmony. The goose that laid
snatch a cold and hastily spread satin. Cor. Times-Union. the golden egg was a goose comparedto
lunch-that the annual renovation is Demand, Fla. the hen, and suffered the fate that
Cut three white flannel leaves,a little .
a in progress. One room at a time, -* -* befalls all monometalists.AgeHerald. -
smaller than the covers and button-
The 1,200 Inhabitant Law.
cleansed finished furniture wiped .
hole stitch the edges with blue Asiatic
and arranged, is (or was) my rule, in twisted embroidery silk. Put the "The present members of the Leg- <
this case. The other rooms kept in islature do not seem'to care to makea The free offer of seed by certain
three leaves before
together stitchingthe
their usual condition, (and a fire in thumbhole.Lay record on the 1,200 inhabitant law. transportation lines in the State led

one always, if the weather required]) the leaves on the cream side oi f Monday a petition was circulated andwas large and small farmers, after the
until their turn came. But here i in the plain cover and fasten the thumb- signed by nearly every voter pledg- second freeze, to plant beans way ben -
the backwoods it is the exception, not, holes together with invisible stitches. ing himself to not vote for any yond any possible demand at these
the rule, to find the necessary assis- who was not in favor of doing away center markets where such producesells.
Place the embroidered
tance in our household labor ; and. cover ovei r with this iniquitous law. This is only The planting more than i:
the leaves and draw a cream satin rib .
of it has been retarded-as wellas one section if voters in each county of former
much ; equaled 400 per cent. any
bon through the thumb hole tying it i ira l '
work in garden, grove and on the bow. would do likewise no '$8-steermen' year, and the large crop necessarily

farm-by the unusual cold spring R. E. MERRYMAN. could get even a nomination. Thereare : ruined prices as each one who planted

The cooking, however, "goes on for, men enough in Florida, whose more or less, helped to glut the
ever." Blizzards may sweep over the -+ 4-- efforts have raised the tax duplicatefrom market, coming in competition one

land, the pocketbook grow lean a s* Treatment of Babies. thirty millions dollars, aboui t with the other without intending it.-

the grocery bills lengthen, and the Remember that babies grow tire dt what it was when there was.only cat. Georgiana item in Florida Star.
merchants smile as the farmer frowns;: of sameness in their surroundings jus tie, to over two hundred million dole ,

but three times a day, winter and sum:. as much as grown folks. They lik lars, who, if they stick together car
mer, the table must be set, and the novelty. Change from one room tc) get such laws as will at least make the ITALIAN

hungry brood be appeased-for "civil. the other or from the house to th<(e cattlemen play fair. Such a petition you You're keep the bees loser to gather unless BEES
ized man can not do without dining..', piazza or yard will be appreciated bj should be circulated in each precinct the sweets lieu of nature about .
J'e".tln& lrr
Whenever it is practicable, I thin the very youngest.. Children wh yo< In the orange belt three out of foui llcuHiit you and I'rolltablo to either sex In townor
the annual or semi-annual house will not take milk are of two kinds:, men are in favor of no-fence ; shall i I. J.country M. JENKINS, (Page! ,lice Hook AVetumpku free to all. Ala.



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1 Why the Pears Drop-How to Fer- Few people realize the vast quantities -
tilize. I Costs LESS than "Cheap" Paint or S, P. White Lead.
vegetables and pineapples whichare
Write for Book on Painting and Color Card, FREU. It
From the Florida Ruralist. produced in the bay country and PHAMMAR not on sale in your town we will quote price delivered,
I freight prepaid,and send written guarantee for five years.F. .
"Can any of our readers tell the on the Florida keys. The pineapplecrop HAMMAR PAINT CO. SPRUCE ST.. ST. LOUIS, MO.

pear growers of this county why the of that region will probably aggregate -

bloom did not stick and the fruit form one hundred thousand crates

this season ? All the trees were per- during the present season, and that is The St. Augustine Route.

fectly white with bloom, and there something worth striving for by any

was a promise of an exceedingly heavy transportation company. These Jacksonville, St. Augustine & Indian River Railway.Time .
yield from the trees in the county. schooners are only a temporary make-

I The trees were in fine condition, there shift. Steamers, and perhaps the iron Table In effect April Oth, 1805. I II I

I was plenty of rain, and no biting cold horse, are bound to follow.IndianRiver THE ALL RAIL LINE TO LAKE WORTH. t\

visited the bloom. As the bloom Advocate.

dropped, the stem and all went withit --' -

and where trees promised a yieldof Mr. R. C. Hall is very proud of his
onion STATIONS No. 23 No. 31 No.35 No. 37 STATIONS. No 32 No.38 No 36 No. 74. No. 78
a bushel each, a dozen young pears patch. He'planted onetwelfthof

cannot be found on them."-Volusia an acre, and from this has gatheredand Lv Jacksonville.. ..... 10 55A.M 1250P.M 7 15P.M LvW Palm := "oAr '::3 -:= .. ...... 71bAM

Co. Record. sold 1,400 bunches of green and St. Augustine ... .11 5A.M200PM 815P.M .lliviera. ...... ab 1= ::! ...... .... .... 724oA.M
Lv St. Augustine...... 12 05PM ...... .... .... .. West Jup ...... Q).=g 1=2 ...... .... .... 7 50A.M
The above the subject of conversation eight of dried onions. Mr. Hall .. Ilasti ngs... .. ...... 12 40PM ...... .... ... Robe S'<<1...... --:::;; ...... 04A.M
was he was forced to turn his attentionto .. East Pala tka.. ... ........' 12 55PM...... .... .... .. Alicia .... ...... .. ....... 25A.M
by a recent party of excur- says Ar .....L :.=:.:.:.. 120PM .... .... ... .. Stuart.... ...... a, ..... ... ... .. 88A.Ml..vPn.latl
sionists board the something besides oranges after the { .... f. .... .. 3OP.M ...... .... .. Jensen... ...... o- v ..... .. .... 46AMAr :
on gasoline yachton .12 .8
.. .... ...... ..... .... ....
Eden m 52A.M
freeze and
Mariners lake recently, when Mrs. he is entirely satisfied with San l\f a t eo..l ...... 210PM ...... .... .... .. Ft. Pierce .... .. Jd 1 a ..... ........ 20AM
the results of his experiment. He also Lv San Mateo. f ....... 114OAiI ...... .. St Lucie .... a a-. ... .... ... 26'
Captain Parker remarked; "Why I Ar Ormond J c't.. ..... 2 20P.M -...... .... .... .. Melbo'ne. ...... oo ro ...... ........ 04A.M
think the is a lack of potash.We has a nice crop of other garden prod Lv Ormond...... ...... 2 28P.M ...... ........ .. Sarno .... .... d. ...... ... .... 11 11A.M
reason ucts coming on.-DeLand News. .. Ormond o't.. .. .. .. 2 400PM ...... ........ .. R'u GnlUe ...... Uw a ........ 1115AM
had several Le Conte pear trees .. Daytona...... ........ 2 51P.M ...... .... ... .. clock'd g o ; oS ,.
.-.- .. Port Orange. ....... 3 OOPM .... .... .. IIotels ...... w .... .... ....1150AM
and one of them, near the house, re Deafness Cannot be Cured .. New Smyrna ....... 318P.M .. .... .... .. Cocoa... ...... p- ,:.; .....1 .... .... 12 04P.M
ceived the dumping of ashes from the .. Oak Hill ...... ....... 3 40P.M ...... .. .... .. CityPoint..... Z0-4' .... .. ........ 12 13P.M
by local applications, as they cannot .. Titusvillc..... ....... 4 2OPM ...... ....... Titusville ...... 'g ...... ..... .. 12 405P.M
fireplace, and that tree is filled with reach the diseased portion of tho car. .. City Point .... ....... 4 5OP.M ...... .... .... .. Oak Hill ...... ..:: ao ..... .. .. .... 116P,"
all the it hold while the There is .. Cocoa.... .... ........ 4 57P.M .... .. ...... .. N Smyrna...... .S=.s ....If ........ 1 4:3P:
pears can only one way to ciro Deafness, .. ltockledge .. Pt Orange ...... ...... ... .... 2 0IP
trees not receiving the application of and that is by constitutional remedies. IIotels ...... ..... 5 10PM ..... I .... .... .. Daytona,. ...... a .... .... .... 2 09PM
.. .... ..... .... ...... ........
Deafness is caused by an inflamed condition Eau Gallic .. ..... 5 4:5P.M.: ..... AI' Ormond J : 8s 2 2Op
ashes, dropped all their fruit. I .. Sarno..... .... ....... 54:8PM: ..... ........ Lv Ormond. ..... .;:: .: ..... ... .... 225P,"
think with abundant ashes the trees of the mucous lining of the Eusta- .Melbourne.... ...... 55.tPM...... ....... OrmondJ ...... 00 ...... .... .... 2400P.M
chian Tube. When t.histube gets inflamed .. St. Lucie ..... ....... 730P.M ..... ........ Ar E Palatka ...... w'.R .. .... .... .. 4005P.M
would hold their fruit. yon have a rumbling sound or imperfect .. FortIJierce.. ....... 736P.M ...... ... .. ... Ar S Mateo -...... rn ... ........ ... ....
and .. Eden..... .... ...... 8 05P.M ...... ....... Lv S Mateo } .... b 1=2 = Q......).. ...,. .... ..... 2 5O"u
These accidental discoveries are hearing, when it is entirely Jensen ...... .. ....... 811PM ...... .... .. = m
the of much valuable informa- closed Deafnes is the result, and unless .. Stuart. ...I.... ...... 8 19"M .. .... ....... Ar Palatka I .. ..... ": .a 1= ... .. ... .... 4 3OP.M
source the inflamation can be taken out and .. Alicia ...... .. ....... 8 ,or>,>"u,", ....... ........ Ly Palatka I .. _...... 1 O..Q: ) ....:.... .... ... 3 40PM:
tion, and it will be well for pear .. hobo Sound.. ".._".. 8 55PM ...... .... .... Lv Hastings .... + .1 a=2 ..... .... ... 4020p.M
this tube restored its normal condition: West Jupiter. ...... 9 08P.M ...... .... .... Ar St Aug'ne pa::! ..... ... .... 4: 55P.M
growers to make a thorough application hearing will be destroyed forever ; nine .. Riviera .... ., ... ...... 9 36PM ....... .......... Lv St Aug'ne 7 OOkM I Q:=) : ...... ........ 5 OOPMAr
of potash to a number of their cases out of ten are caused by catarrh 'V PalmBoach ....... 9 405PM ...... .... .... AI' ack'ville 815AM Z c ...... .... .... 6 OOP.M
which.is but ...... ..... ....... .. ..... .... .... .... .... ... .... ....... .. .. ... 000; ...... .... .... .......
inflamed condi-
trees and prove the theory. The nothing an

/ dropping of pears has been quite a tion of will the give mucous One surfaces.We Hundred. Dollars for Connections via A. & W. Branch.

disappointment to pear growers, andif any case of Deafness (caused by Catarrh)
the application of potash will give that cannot be cured by :Hall's Catarrh

them the "grip" in sandy soil, a Cure. Send for circulars, free.F. .
STATIONS. No.1 No.3. No.- No.STATIONS. No.2. No.4. No.4.
: source of wealth in the pear that J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.

grows with great profusion where- SOT Sold by Druggists, 75c. Lv. New Smyrna.. -7 OOA.M 3-3OPM ...... -..... Lv. Tampa..... .. ..... .... .... {9 4:5A.M: ...... .
I' Lake Helen...... .. 8 28A.M 4: 15P.M ..... ..... \issimmee.: ..... .... 6 50.tM 12 00 n .... ....
ever the orange grows is right at f 7 U Orange .City. ..... 8 52A.M 4: 2GPM...... ...... Orlando............ 7 4:0A.M: 12 3OP.M .... ....
hand and will justify canning factories Ar.OrangeCityJuno 9 OOA.M 4: 30P.M .... .. .. U Winter Park....... 75.'JA.M 124:5P.M: ........
/ DoLand. .... .. .. 1015AM ...... .. ...... Sanford...... ...... 9 OO.tM 1 50P.M .... ....
all over the State and relieve us from Sanford .. .. ... 1 OOP.M 51ORM ...... ...... DeLand... ......... .... .... .... .... 3 5OP.M
of canned .. Winter Park.. .... .1 55P.M 6 02PM ...... ...... U Orange City June.. 12 20P.M 4 405PM 4 405P.M
getting our supplies fruit ,. Orlando .. .... .21OPM 6 15P.M ... ..... U Orange City.... .... 12 28P.M 4 53P.M 4 53P.MI'
from California. Kissimmee........ 2 405P.M. 6 50P.M ...... ...... Lake Helen.... .:.. 12 37PM 515RM 5 15PMI'
ti: )". "' ...v0.\-"vP"'V;" ""'" *_ Tampa .... .... 5 15PM {9} 408PM ..... ..... AI' New Smyrna. ...... 120PM 6 405P.M 6 4.5P.M
Pertinent to the subject i is the following -

from the Germantown Tele- OUR FIRST CATALOGUE
All Trains daily between Jacksonville and St. Augustine.
fertilization Trains south of St. Augustine daily except Sunday.
graph on : "
pear Fence nine years old, "going on ten. Trains 31, 37. and 38, make no stops between Jacksonville and St. Augustine.
"No fruits respond so readily to Company six years "coming seven." Chosenby Trains: and 78 carry Buffet Parlor cars between Jacksonville and West Palm Beach.
acclamation to lead the procession; it is Train 35 carries Pullman Buffet Sleeping Car en-route from New York to St. Augustine.
good fertilizing as pears, and where old time to discard knickerbockers and put on Train 37 is composed exclusively of Pullman cars, excepting on Mondays, when train is
varieties seem to be running out, anew pantaloons. Heretofore we have had nothing equipped with regular coaches.
but a folder circular to explain the coiled route St. to Now
Train 38 carries Pullman Dining and Sleeping cars on Augustine York
lease of life is given them by applying spring principle. We can now furnish the via F. C. & 1'. and Southern Hallway, daily.
ground bone and potash. Without finest fence catalogue Issued, with photo- Train 38 carries Pullman Sleeping aud Dining Cars, St. Augustine to New York via At-
graphic views of our different styles In actualuse. lantic Coast Line excepting on Sundays.
doubt these are the two essential constituents It will repay anyone Intending to build Tram 38 is composed exclusively of Pullman Cars, excepting on Sundays, when train is
fence, to write for a free
copy. with regular coaches.
of the soil that the pear trees PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian, Mich. Train 78 carries Buffet Parlor Cars West Palm Beach to Jacksonville, also Pullman
exhaust, and when they can no longer Sleeping Cars en route St. Augustine to Now York via Atlantic Coast Line ; also Pullman
Sleeping Car en route St. Augustine to New York via F.! C. & P. and Southern Railway.
draw them from their surroundings, ORANGE GROWERS Passengers on Trains 31 and 78 have twenty minutes for dinner at Ormond Junction.
they refuse to produce saleable fruits. .. This Time Table shows the times at which trains maybe expected to arrive at and depart
from the several stations, but their arrival or departure at the times stated Is not guaran-
i After many years of experience I can teed, nor does the Company hold Itself responsible for any delay or any consequences arising
I safely say that all of the pear trees of therefrom.J. .

an old orchard can be revived almost R. PARROTT, JOSEPH RICHARDSON,

beyond recognition by the annual I am able to supply you with Orange and Lemon Vice-President. General Passenger Agent.
application bud wood of standard varieties, such asH
, ; of potash and ground bone. 11lT'S TAJinil',

I I The process I have found the most ser- MAJORCA HUJIY.JA1WA.. To OrangeGrowers.The .

i viceable is to apply about 400 pounds .
largest crop and best grade of fruit can only be obtained by using fertilizers containing
of muriate of potash with 800 poundsof SAWORU'S MlSniTJEllllANJ'JAN,

j ground bone per acre each year. ltr ILTl MJSlt.HX.OOJ 8WJ2J2T, Not less than 12 $ Actual Potash.
One-half of this mixture is applied in ST. MIGHA13L,
DANCY TANGERINE, This is equally true of pine-apples and other tropical fruits.
the fall and the other half in the
. spring CHINA MANDARIN, Etc., will
Our books on Potash are sent free. They will cost you nothing to read, and save
j at plowing time. Crimson clover seed At the following prices; you dollars. GERMAN KALI WORKS, 93 Nassau Street, New York.ESTABLISHED .

! is sown with the fertilizer in order to 1000, $5.00; 3000 $12.00; 6000 $20.00. .
:P>XTTSJ3Ua.GB--PENNSYXV.A.1VE.A.: : : : :
I give the necessary nitrogen. This repeated CASH WITH ORDER.In .

I several years in succession lemons Lisbon, Villa Franca, Eureka; at '
Brother: & Co.Fruits
same prices.Buds
! brings the orchard up to a condition delivered without further cost to you and 1876.

i I where excellent crops of pears can be guaranteed to arrive In fine order. Orders
booked now for June delivery. Address,
and Produce.
: depended
,' upon every season. C. S. BURGESS, Merchants.Refer .
In the South cow peas and beggar .Riverside Nurseries,
weed will furnish the ammonia if crimson Riverside, Cal to Banks, Mercantile Agencies and the business community of Western Pennsylvania.
Reference.-Orange Growers' Bank, Riverside, Market Reports, special references to regular shippers, shipping stencils, stamps, etc, tur-
' clover is not successful. Ca, FJorJda reference given if wanted. nished free application. INQUIRIES AND CORRESPONDENOE INVITED.

ID _




? Florida and Jamaica. typefied in the long drawn out debatesof strawberry beds to shade the plants
Florida Farmer and Fruit-Grower, We recently had a long and inter- "The Honorable Council," trickling and keep them from being killed.

esting conversation with one of the through solid column after column of Gather the beans and other truck

TKUMS OF SUBSCRIPTIONFor : ablest business men of Florida who the blanket sheets of the Kingston that did not sell and plow under the
One Year ...............................$2.00For investi "
Six Months...... ................e. ..... 1.00 went to Jamaica this spring to Gleaner, wandering through muddy crab grass. If left to grow now it will
... ............ ...... conditions for the
111 Foreign Countries .. 3.00 gate for himself its type and sleazy paper, it becomes a come on and force haying in the rainy
;Subscriptions in all cases cash in successful culture of tropical fruits. realization of the fly-specked repose of season, which ruins hay. Keep it
t advance. No discount allowed on one's He said frankly that if he was a young the tropics which is soporific. back by frequent cultivations until
j subscription(except in a club), but to
i all agents a liberal cash commission will man he should go to Jamaica-possibly Aoout eighty-five per cent. of the June 1st or 15th. Then sow cowpeas
! he allowed on all subscriptions obtained San Domingo-to enagage in the population is more or less colored, and in drills, cultivate once or twice, and
! by them. Write for terms. cultivation of lemons and bananas. the lonesomeness and isolation of then let them and the crab grass'grow

I, To every new subscriber we will send, His testimony may therefore be con- country life would be complete. together and good hay can be savedin
I postpaid, a copy"of Whitner's sidered the most favorable that could. October in decent weather.
ing in Florida. For two new .
scribers, at $2.00 each, we will send, be offered. t .
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange There is certainly a striking contrast Better Reports Coming In. 'The Missing Link.

:, Culture." between the two countries to-day. On Not long after the February freeze,

Remittances Rates of advertising should be on made application.by check, the one hand an interminable stretch the Florida Milwaukee Company, who May 15, 1895..

note. money order or registered of sandjand; swamp and pine variegated own a grove of about'100 acres at Dun- Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
letter to order of here and there with an orange grove edin, decided to abandon it and they I beg to send for your valuable

J.j 'FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, still more desolate looking because discharged their manager, Mr. A. L. paper ,a brief summary of the pro
1 Jacksonville Fla. i brown and dead. On the other hand, Duncan. This company is a stock ceedings at the important gatheringof

. a land of hills and valleys and moun- company and numbers many mem- scientists just held by this insti-

i NOTICE! tains, with clear creeks and an infinite bers. After due deliberation they tute.I .

variety of trees and plants, and everywhere have now issued bonds to continuethe am, yours faithfully, .
! If you receive a copy of this the brilliant coloring of India. cultivation of the grove, and have F. PETRIE, Capt. .
1 paper which you did not order, There is no frost in the mountains; reinstated their former manager. Hon. Sec.Londo11 .

I consider an invitation to sub- the temperature, even on the plains, About'three months ago our Paisley nng.
I scribe. If you do not want it, seldom mounts above 85; there has correspondent wrote us that he had An important meeting: of the mem-

kindly hand it to a neighbor. been no tornado for a hundred years. been managing groves, for three or bers of the Victoria Institute, Adelphi

Jamaica is governed 'by the English, four non-residents, and they had all Terrace, London, took place this
CONTENTS. and if there is anything in the world abandoned their groves leaving him month. After the election of severalnew

that our English cousins know how to without occupation. It will be observed members-resident at home, in

State News.......... ...... .... ... ... ........ 338 do, they know how to bear rule. The from his letter in this week's the Colonies, or in the United States
Orange Trees Preserved by Banking; Decid- maudlin sentiment of American petit issue that he writes as if work was -the subject of "Early ''Man" was
uous Fruit Growers; Crimson Clover; Va- juries who let off with a fine a wretch in the considered. In dealing with it the:
.... ..... .. going on groves just as usual.
rieties of Oranges' No. 4 339 who ought to be hanged or shot within We all readers evidence for the existence of a miss-
hope our
Hay the In Orange Air" ...Grove......!..;."Suckin.... .... ..Niter.... ...from. .... 340 forty eight hours, and the frenzy of carefully our Sorrento letter in the issue ing link" was first examined, the sub-
Chat From a Practical Grower; The Horticul- midnight mobs of lynchers are alike of May '18, showing how little ject being introduced in an able paper
tural Society; Root Knot on Peach Roots; unknown. The offending nigger is actual foundation there was for the by Professor E. Hull, LL. D. F.R.S.,
Pear Blight........ .... ... ...;. ...:...... 341 tied up in a yard, screened from the reckless assertion of another resident late Director-General of the Geological -
Farm Talks; Nitrate of Soda:in..,.Florida. ....\-.i.More..e. 342 morbid gaze of the public, and the that "the citizens were deserting the Survey of Ireland. In dealing
POULTRY--Poultry Experience ..... .... ..... ...... ..;...... 343 calm, consummate justice of Englandis town as rats abandon a sinking ship. with it he reviewed all the known instances -
OUR RURAL HOME-The Spring Cleaning; administered to him with a lash. Also the brief statement of Mr. H. of so-called "missing links,"
Pallet Needle Book; Treatment' of Babies; The island is healthful, almost all G. Hastings, at the meeting of the including that discovered by Dr. Du-
Electricity in Trees; The 1,200 Inhabitant the vegetables and fruits of Americawill bois in Java, "the skull of which,
Law............. .. .... .... ... .v344 flourish at various elevations laboris State Horticultural Society, as to the while possessing the whole of the
Why Pears Drop; How to Fertilize t. .. .... 345 growers at Interlachen. This ''town
abundant cheap and tractable. characteristics of man simply had
EDITORIAL-Alfalfa in Florida; Florida and has a large percentage, probably fifty ,
Jamaica; Better Reports Coming; Keep There are practically no groves or' per cent, of non-resident groveowners smaller brain capacity than was generally -
Planting; The Missing Iink... ....Of 346 orchards of any description; simply un- yet Mr. Hastings said he did not met with." Professor Hull
MARKETS-Good Prospectsfor Fresh Fruits.' '347 determined huddles of trees scattered know of any important part of the quoted the investigations of many

A Solid Income Institution Tax...;.Minority. .. .... ..Opinion.. ... ...on....the... 348 about as if planted in the vagaries ofa groves of Interlachen that are to' be specialists, showing that it was impos-

Weather and Crops............... ....,.. ..... 349 child. Wherever a seed touches the or have been abandoned. sible to recognize in any case anything
The Orange War '... .......... ... .......... 350 prolific: soil it springs up and grows Before leaving for the summer, Mr. which could, claim to be regarded,, as
-. into a large and fruitful tree almost John B. Stetson, the most extensive even an approach to a missing link.
Weather Jacksonville.' without human effort. A. profit of 'of Volusia had After this the question of the earliestman
owner a
grove county,
Week Ending May 27, 1895 50 per acre from bananas, lemonsor consultation with his and in- was taken up and introduced ina
a a b.O ... oranges, is not at all uncommon. structed him, while, using the greatest paper of very high merit by Sir J.
DATE. '; Po tad .;.:.;. m v haw "You would probably stay there un- consistent with ,the attain- William Dawson, C. M. G. F. R. S.,
00 00 =a a:: =a til you got 'rich, then come back to economy in which he described the physical
-- - his
of and take
ment to on
purpose, go
... "..
MaY21. 81 62 America?
.75 73
19 72 .25 character and affii ities of the Gaun-
May22..........71 64 78 64 14 71 .01 measures for'the restoration of all his
May23..........67 67 7363 1068 ..16768566 "No; I should be very'apt to stay condition.Of ches, or extinct race in the Canary
to a bearing
.......... 1976 groves
May 25...... ....70 74 83 68 15 76 ..10.10MaY:26 there. course there are instances where Islands. The author dealt with the
: .. ....75 73 86 68 18 77 .40 "And become a subject of Queen historical facts connected with this
........ .. substantial men have lost faithin
81 88 very
May 27. .74 70 18 79 .02 "
? .
people and their mode of life, and re-
- the and offer-
Mean .......72 72 82 66 16 74 *1.04 "N-o. 'I think I should retain ing their orange groves industry for sale at a are sacrifice lationship to the ancient inhabitants of

Total ralnfal1. my American citizenship." Western Europe and Africa, and the
men are usually ,
A. J. l\IITcuELL Observ
"But a country that is good enoughto many reasons which pointed to their
and the freeze was only the culmina-
-- get rich in, and to spend one's life tion of a series of happenings which being related to the early colonists of
Alfalfa in Florida. in, is good enough to become a citizenof. convince Eastern America. The special char-
to acute
generally serve
Brother Pabor of The Pineapplesays .,"
acteristics of their skulls were
business later that very
men sooner or
: "It seems to be conceded that "Well, I might come home, don't the cultivation of the soil at long fully dealt with, as also their weapons,
alfalfa will grow in Florida, even in you know, even if it was not until I is seldom in ornaments and apparent mode of life.
the sandy soils along the sloping lake came home feet first." branch range in profitable The freeze any Lin the discussion which ensued several

shores. If so, ''the vexed question of Probably the greatest objection to has helped or to any cure country.one of the greatest speakers gave evidence in support of
forage is solved in Florida. Jamaica is the taken Sir W.' Daw-
deadly monotony of evils of the State namely absenteeism. the position up by
Under extreme care and painstaking the drowsy everlasting summer. Even son. The proceedings concluded by

alfalfa will grow anywhere-a few one good capful of frost once in a Captain Francis Petrie, the Honorary

months or a year. But that does not while would be a relief, as the motherof Keep Planting Secretary, announcing the next meet-

prove that it will live and grow the a very healthy family of children Plant yellow pumpkins and Hubbard ing.,
second year and become a trustworthyand said "she' would like to have one squash in rich land. When the fruit is .....

profitable source of forage. Alfalfa measle for a change." The native'' well ripened lay it away in a cool, dry The estimated reduction in acreageof

in Florida is not to be comparedwith dignity of an Englishman in his own place-under the house, for instanceand the cotton crop is 15 per cent.

guinea grass, cowpeas, pearl millet country is something' impressive; and they will keep all winter, making With a large surplus from last year a
and some other plants for pine when it is intensified in the sleepy at- excellent sauce, pies and cow feed. large advance in price can hardly be

land and para grass for hammocks! mosphere of that elysian ;sla.nd, as! Plant rows pf corn or rice in the expected.

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I flarkets. tables onions. Liverpool 3,692 bags Egyptian- THE

JACKSONVILLE, FLA., May 31. Charleston Beets.A sell few well fine at higher Savannah prices,and but FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

FRUITS! AND PRODUCE much of the Fla. offerings are poor and
I have to low. Stock with tops on ,
Corrected by Marx Bros. range J"ACI :SONVILLE.
not desirable unless bunched condi
These are average quotations. Extra choice ,
I ;oia ots fetch sell lower.prices above top quotations, while poor tion is usually poor when shipped in The Oldest National Bank in the State.This .
( crates or baskets.CucumbersSupply.
English Peas bu..... ...._....... .... 1.60 has been and Hank, after twenty years of successful business, has just undergone a rigid special examination : .
Cowpeas, Clay, bu.................... 1.25 large by the United Suites Comptroller's Department,and has had its charter extended for an
Whippoorwill............. 1.50 prices low, but demand has been goodfor other period of twenty years
I 14 Red Ripper....... ...... .... 1.75 prime stock and a few fancy; Charleston By conservative, ytl1i.) rat methods this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity
Black Eye... ..... ...... .. 2.00 and Savannah extreme strength and ability to meet legitimate demands.We .
tocoanuts.... ....... ... .. .. ..... 3.50 brought invite a visit or correspondence looking toward business relations, assuring you that your
!eanuts best brand...... .............03% to.04U figures. favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention.
abbage bbl.... ... .... ....... ...... 1.50102.00 Onions-Bermuda have been held up
,pineapples, each .......... ........... 06 to .08! to 1.25 in but it is extreme JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
potatoes, bbl. Burbanks. .. .......... 2.50 some cases, President. Cashier.
( sack, ............::....... ..... 2.40 and most sales have been at 1.10 and 1.15 t
I new, bbl.. .. ... .......... 2.50 per crate. Egyptian have been in light Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
,)nfons, Egyptian, 2 bu. sack. .. .... 2,25; and firm at 1.75 with sales
ggS....... .. ,._..'.'.'.. ...'. ...... .12; supply some
at 1.85 and'1.90 sack.
; per
Corrected by Davis & Robinson. Peas have arrived freely and market ,

fellow Yams bush. ........ ...... .... .75 has ruled low and irregular. Monday
]weet Potatoes. .... .. ..... ... .75 Norfolk sold 1.25 and 1.75 and N. C. 1.25 COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
Iubbard squasiibbl.none..... ...... 1.50 to 2 25
\lettuce doz., plentiful at............. 10 to .15; and 1.50 per half barrel with those figures
elery none, ........_........... .. .... realized until Thursday when 1.00( HEADQUARTERS FOR FLORIDA FRUITS.
!ggPlants, bbl. ..................... 3.00 and 1.25 became top and market has
jomatoes, crates .... ...............2.00102.50weet ORANGES, LEMONS, PINEAPPLES, EARLYjVEGETABLES
Pepper, bu .. .... .........:...2.50103.00 ruled weak since at. the low figures ALF. KINDS
kra, bu, ..... .... ........... ...... .2.50103.00reen quoted. No. 20 West Front Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.LEMON .
Beans, no demand. ..... ......" Squash-Prime especially from Savannah .
Peas, poor demand..... .. .....75 to i.oo ,
turnips, bunch..v............. .03 to .oq has sold fairly at steady prices, '
cucumbers, crate.......... ........... .25 to .50 but most Fla. poor and hardly bringing CAr1I1 o1: IA
umpklns, each.................. ..... .o5 to .15 freight.
.ersnaws, each.... ....... ......... .Io to .15
.rsley, per doz. bunches ............ .20 String Beans-The supply lias been ORANGE A"D TREES
trots,Fla., per doz.bunches... ..... .20 to .25 very large from Chas. and Sav. and a few ,
reen onions, per doz. bunches....... .15 to .20 Fla. still arrive. Choice have sold well,
pper,hot, bushel, none............ 1.50 to 2.00 AT LESS THAN OUR OLD PRICES FOR '
ge, well cured Ib..................... .IotO. 15.ma but most of the wax are poor and such
Beans, shelled, qt none ....... drag at irregular figures.
ens....... .-................-....... 30 to .35 Tomatoes-The supply has been light, E'LORII>A. Qi: owl T STOCK
.rosters........... .........-....... .25 and fancy ripe have sold promptly at 5.00( : :
irkeys oilers..I5, per pound,gross.. .......-.. .12 to .25.14 to 6.00, but) most stock is green and poor, Choice 2 year old Buds on 4 year old Sweet Roots. Ilomosassa and Jaffa Orange and Lisbon ,

neks............ .. ....... ... ........ .25 to .30 and sales have been at 3.00 to 4,50, Lemons at 50 cents each old Malta and
average ; Strong one year Tangerine, Ruby Blood, Tardiff and Mediterranean Sweets and
_ese. demand ,. .. .... .........
ew Beets poor, per loo ................... ... .25 to .50 with very green 2.50 or lower. Satsumas on 3 YE'arold in Sour roots at 40 cents each. Villa Franca Lisbon and Eureka Lemon- same
ater Cress per doz............. ..... .25 Beets, Fla., tops off, per crate, 75c to price. I have samples my yard they are !
uliflower doz....... ...... ..... ..;. .75102.00 1.50 Say,, tops off, per crate, 1.00 to 1.75;
iw Potatoes, bbl ............... ..... 2.00 to 3.00 Ch'n; 100 bunches 1.50 to 3.50 cu STRICTLY FIRST CLASS AND WELL GROWN.Send
orida Cabbage, each............. .... .6 to 12 per ; .
rawberries qt..... .... .......... ..08 to .10 cumbers, Save and Ch'n, per crate, 1.00 to
;paragus, Fla. per .... .... 2.00; Fla., 75c to 1.25; string beans, Ga., me your orders at once so as to get trees in time for the coming rainy, season. 25 per cent
ackberries, qt ., ...It... .... ..... .0410 08 75c to 1.00 to in advance, balance on receipt of trees.
t : elons, in demand....... ........ .... wax, 75c to 1.00; green, ; O. A.,, BOONE: Ag1
I nteloupes,bbl...... ...... .......... 3.00104.00 matoes, Fla., lipe, per carrier, 4.00 to 6.00; ,
unis. bus.... ... .... .. ..... ..... i.oo to 1.50 green, 2.50 to 3.50.Pittsburg. OrIB..X1d.o. P'la.
: Will & Jones' Report. Market. figure remains to be seen, as does also the Bradley Redfield. Eugene B. Redfleld.
: Buflalo, May 26-There has been an power of recuperation.
i tive market the past week for fruit and Strawberries- Shippers of California fresh fruits are ESTABLISHED 1871.

\ getables. With propect of warm Maryland, fancy, 12 to 15c ; ordinary, highly pleased with the prospect of get- REDFIELD & SON
gather; the outlook is encouraging. 8 to lOc. Tennessee, 24-qt crates, prime ting the goods into Chicago m five or six

posts have done much damage to New and fancy, per crate 1.50 to 2.50. Cucum- days!:!, and liberal quantities of cherries,

ork State productions, which will pro- nibers, Southern per bu 1.50 to 2.00 ; pert oranges aud lemons are now moving to Commission Merchants

t re better prices from other States. bushel basket 85 to 1.00. Green beans that city as a common distributing cen-

ibbage, per crate, 2.25 to 3.00; cucum- bushel crate and basket, fancy, 1.50 to ter. There are four refrigerator lines AND

. rs, per crate 1.25 to 1.75; beans, wax 2.00; fair, 1.00 to 1.25 Wax (beans, bu. this year the same as last. The new Ar-

mper, 1.75 to 2.25; green, 1.25 to 1.50; crate and basket, fancy, 2.25 to 2.75. mour line takes the place of the Rock Is- Fruit Auctioneers

las, 1.75 to 2.25; egg plant 2.50 to 3.00 Potatoes, Bermuda, Chili, 6.00 to 6.50; land express. The three remaining lines ,
doz; strawberries 7 to lOc quart. Or- Rose 5.00 to 550 Triumph 3 75 to 4.00; are the Goodell, California fruit transpor-
box ; 141 Dock Street, 1'hiladelphla, I'tt
California navels 3.50 to 4.00 As
ges- ; Peerless, 3.50 to 4.00. Tomatoes, per tation and Continental fruit express.
idlings, 2.00 to 2.50; messinas 1.75 to 6-basket carrier, 4.50 to 5.00. previously stated in these columns, the We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
I ;0. WILL & JONES. Armour company has made a cut of$25 to either at private sale (which has heretofore been
I For many miles around in every di- with last For our custom) or by the auction system (recently
I : New York Market. rection, gardens are said to present the $35 per car compared year.service added to our business) as you may desire.
example, the rate on refrigerator
fields emerging
of just
Potatoes. appearance to has been -
from Sacramento Chicago reduced
,mports for the week: Great Britain, winter snows. Pretty much all vegetation from $125 to 90 and 100. This has

00 bags; Bermuda, 1,716 bbls. ; Nova succumbed to the frosty blasts commenc- nothing to do with the railroad compan

''Dtia: 150 bbls.Bermuda ing on the 12th and repeated several ies' charges for hauling.A QUICK WORK,
potatoes advanced first of the times within the space of a week there- is discernible in the leading
is in and In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables
'ek to 6.00 to 6.50 with some business after. Replanting progress, eastern markets that California fruit will shipped to us is our motto. WE
|7.00 per bbl., but with Southern stead- the damage done will be repaired as far probably sell a little higher than last GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
increasing in supply and prices de- as possible.But of the better ,.FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
[ on account consumptive -
be late year, ,VES. They protectedby
Bermuda have at the best all the crops will BUY OURSE are
king almost industrial
daily. demand, in line with improved our 40 years experience without default
. (lied off in price in sympathy. At the and before they mature we will be con- conditions. With the real open- ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand

'jse Southern selling at 4.00 generally fronted by a vast and unusual short- ing of the season for cherries, auction financial stability mercantile which any bank can or

''I' prime, a few fancy 4.25 to 4.50; very age. Berries are in most part totally sales are held almost daily in Chicago, merchants verify-then having try us-WE BELIEVE reports OUR
'jp grades 3.25 to 3.75 and seconds and lost. Cherries, peaches, plums and pearsare well attended by jobbers and retailers, METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
Is 2.00 to 3.00; rather extreme andy entirely gone. Some apples may who usually purchase in parcels of ten your name for our quotations. Stencil and
Tomatoes cards free. Letters promptly answered.
have survived but not
I possible when three grades aree boxes and multiples. Apricots selling
1 the small being sorted out cabbage, beans, etc., will have to be
very fairly well in the same manner. FRENCH & CO.
[ ,
.1 shipped as culls. Sweet potatoes started over again. The conditions applyto The effect of the Florida freeze was to

", :11 1 and weak at low and irregular Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio latest improve the demand for navels which 116 Warren St, New York.
Sees.Bermuda. and West Virginia, aocording to the come into direct competition with the

prime 4.50 to 5.50 ; secondsto and most reliable advices. very attractive Southern fruit. The ESTABLISHED 1855.

3.50 ; Florida prime 3.50 to 4.50; SOMERS Bno & Co. freeze did not help the sale of seedlingsto

annah prime, 3.50 to 4.50; Charleston _- .. any extent. Foreign oranges and lemons -

me 3.50 to 4.50; Southern seconds 2.50 Good Prospects for Fresh Fruits. are reaching the Atlantic and Gulf

; culls 2.00 to -. The cold wave at the beginning of last ports in large quantities. Seventeen ves- FRUIT '1 REES.

Vegetables. of the Eastern and Northern sels sailing from Italian ports were duo
of Southern vegetables for the week many FOR
i'eceipts last week with 41,400 boxes, and 53,700
States result in a greater demandfor
include the Penn. Rail- may
,k following:
fruit and halt boxes oranges, and 254.000 boxes ORCHARDS.
Pacific Coast and Southern SOUTHERN :
d\ 15,089 crates beans, 8,814, peas, American Agriculturist.o. .
))20 cabbage, 8,900 cucumbers 3,860 vegetables. The first reports of damage omons. ----- -- ....--

,ious ; Old Dominion line 12,400 cabe were probably exaggerated, yet the unexpected Business Notices. Write for Catalogue and price list

; and 14,800 peas; Savannah line lessened frost the has prospective undoubtedly yield mater-in ROYAL PALM NUUSEHIES.-South Flor- JENNINGS' NURSERY CO.,
ially }
)00) pkgs. is the center interest and
ida at
Whether not
sections. I
the week Bermuda certain
uiports of the peninsula Note the now Thomaeville, Oa.
1 'lea onions, and 370 crates other vege- will\ ft.I\04nt.! \ to pnougU- t9 put any great activity

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advertisement of this enterprising estab gant, and there is nothing in the marketstoo plored that, after more than one hun-

lishment. rich for the Clyde tables.A dred years of our ,national existence,

Send twenty-five cents to the Currency sea trip is just the thing during and the after the government has withstood the
heated term, as it invigorates
Publishing House, 178 Michigan street, rejuvenates the entire system. strain of foreign war and the deadly yW.

for a copy of" the "Financial is School it.atFarmervllle. Before making final arrangementsabout conflict of civil strife, and its people

Everybody reading your trip North, it would be wellto have become united and powerful,

The Garry Iron and Steel Roofing Co., get particulars from the Clyde Line this court should be compelled by the .

of Cleveland, has just shipped a large agent in Jacksonville, and if you enjoy constitution back ,,,,, I L I N E ) e"a
and covering into Texas.A article to go to a long repu-
iron building the trip as the writer of this has
... diated and of that in-
'1' several of them, you will never regret rejected theory
Solid Institution. having taken the trip by sea. strument by which the government is

In these days of financial stringency, deprived of an essential attribute of
banks it is Minority Opinion on the Income its of
robberies and broken very being-a necessary power taxa-
satisfactory to inspect the massive and Tax. tion." Shortest Quickest Most Attractiv1u'rE
solid vault, just completed by the Her Last week we gave the gist of the -. -.--_ ,

rin -Hall-Marvin Company, of Cincin- opinion of the majority of the United Plant for Name.A :

nati,for the :Merchants' National Bank States Supreme Court on the incometax Yalaha correspondent sends a BETWEEN

of This this city.vault is 16 feet long by 12 feet law.Ve now give a brief extract plant which he says grows in great FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORT

wide, and 9 feet high. It is built of the from the deliverance of the justices who abundance on his place, and asks whatit THE

very best five-ply, welded steel and iron i upheld the tax. Justice John M. Har- is and whether it is of any use. Pro- Florida Central and PeninsularNEW

so hardened as to be thoroughly sledge- lan said: fessor P. H. Rolfs says : "The mint

drill-saw-and-file-proof, the inside lining "While I have no doubt that Con- answers well to the description of THROUGH ROUTES
being 1J inches thick and the outer lining New York to Jacksonville b
Hnch steel. Between the
inner casings, a space of SIX inches, IS ing the present crisis, my fear is that As to its utility, we cannot state. Northern and Ington Columbia Southern, Florida Hallway Central t

filled with fire-proof cement, making a in some moment of national peril this A related plant, Stachys minis, has Air Line. Peninsular to all princip

total thickness of the'walls of the vault, decision will rise up to frustrate its will some feeding value, that is, the root. J points In Florida.
metal and 6 inches of fire- Cincinnati to Jacksonville b i
of 2 inches of
and paralyze its arm. I hope it may Our correspondent should make care- Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chatty]
proofing.There the first towards the sub- ful small scale and and nooga Southern ll'y to Eve
were used forty-three tons of not prove step experiments on a Florida<< }etto, Florida Central & Penh
metal in the construction of this vault, mergence of the liberties of the peoplein determine for himself. Limited. sular to all important Flori

barrels of fire-proofing .. points.
and sity-five a sordid despotism of wealth. -- -

cement. All of this was built on a solid "Believing,as I do, that the decisionof Gainesville seems to me to possesssix Kansas and City Memphis Kansas City B.B., to Fort Kansas Scott Cit
foundation six feet deep, made of Georgia Ito Birmingham, Southern It
the in this is times the number of inhabitants Jackwo'villeThro'
great case fraught ,
brick, cement and coquina.The Line to Everette, Fla. Central
vault is divided into three sepa- with immeasurable danger to the futureof and twelve times the wealth that she Peninsular to all Fla. point

" rate compartments, one for books, one the country, and approaches the pro- had twenty-one years ago; the churches, Louis Short to Line Jacksonville to Du Quoi 1
for money of the bank and one for the portions of a national calamity. I feelit residences, stores and court-house are Holly Sp'gg 1St. Central to Holly Sp'
safe boxes with separate and Iloute.Holly City, Memphis & Bi I
deposit a much finer and more Times
it. costly.
distinct entrance to each department. a duty to enter my protest against mingham to Birmingham,SoJ
The doors are made of the very best Justice Brown said : were hard then, and they are hard.now; B'y to Everotte and F. C. &
( fire and burglar proof materials, with all "This decision may well excite the wages may be lower. I hear that la- sonvillo.Sioux City Ill.& Chicago Cent. to to Holj Jac

'. *:r;, of the latest improvements and devices, gravest apprehension. It strikes at borers are working for fifty cents a day Itoute.Sp'gs}Sp'gs, K., C. M. & B. to Bii f

pressure bars, locks, etc.; each door the very foundation of national authority and finding themselves.-Letter in De- etto mingham and tho, Sou.F. C.It'y& P.to Ev;

weighing about 5000 pounds. There are in that it denies to the general Land News. Louis'ille & Nash'ille to Rlv :I
twenty round steel bolts, 1 3-4: inches in New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. o:
diameter on each door, and the very best government a power which is, or mayat The this the To 1 route with through sleep ,
immigrants to
time-locks, combinations, etc., are used. some time, in a great emergencysuch country Jackso'ville between New. Orleans a:
There are also day gates, swinging on as that of war, become vital to past year were but 1600 more than the Jacksonville.The
gravity hinges hung in each door. emigrants. This small excess, con- F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track i I''
the existence of the Union. Florida running through the
The whole forms a beautiful piece of decision tinued for a few years, the process of Tobacco Jtefflons, r ,II
"The involves
well the nothing Stock and Section, IJ
workmanship as as affording Americanizing the foreign element Farming Dairy
;' best protection. than the surrender of the taxing powerto Peach and Strawberry ands,
very would not be difficult. Orange, Banana and Pineapple Country I
: Inside of this money vault there is a the money class. While I have no Phosphate licit.

large Herring-Hall fire and burglar-proof doubt that Congress will find some Has the SLIver Spring and I
safe in which the and valuables are Other Fine Scenery.The .
means of surmounting the Great ,
Hunting Country.
. ; kept. This cafe is also provided with a present I
LeaveDoubtful Reaches the Noted Fishing Grounds,\
crises fear is that in
time lock. my some momentof Has the best lands for tillage greatest va ,
The safe deposit boxes have the latest national peril this decision will rise Seeds alone. The best oty of soils in the State, and above all I I ,

. ) improved locks, with a master key to up to frustrate its will and paralize its are more.easy Ask to your get, and dealer cost for no Runs over the Central Rldgrelai
Where It Is High and Healthy.
) each box that the renter of box I
so a can-
i I hope it not the first
arm. may prove Prosperous towns fill its route and it off\\
get into a box without an officer of the towards the of FERRY'SSEEDS the best freight facilities for any roducethe ,
; bank first introducing a master key, so step submergence Northern markets. Send for the popu
;; that the renter's key will be available. the liberties of the people in a sordid song- I I "
In'that way it is impossible for anyone despotism." "MY FLORIDA HOME'] I

I to go into a safe deposit box without the Judge Jackson said : Always the Ferry's best. Known Seed descriptive with Its spirited of an words actual and Florida beautiful Homo mu', il
knowledge and consent of a bank official, "Considered in all its bearings this Annual :for 1895: tells you which is gotten up In elegant style-Six pa '
and on the other hand the bank officials what. how, and when to plant. of full sized best music paper,containing
: cannot enter a safe deposit box without decision is the most disastrous blow Sent ,!i'ree. Get it. AddressD. \\J a picture of a home in' Florida and a : I ,

the key which the renter holds. In oth-- ever struck at the constitutionalpower M. FERRY & CO., stamps scene. ,It to is pay mailed expense on of receipt distribution.of 10 ) I1J j I

er words both parties must be present to 'of Congress. It strikes downan Detroit, Mich.FraudBuRsFruitWrappers.. Send also for the best map of }Florida (
of the boxes. This free) and note the towns on its route. I
open one gives every important portion of the most vital A.O.MAODONELLO.PAI
security to the renter. ,
and essential of the JacksonvillejThe
powers govern- _
This vault is built in the bank's new
t quarters in the Astor Block, which is ment in practically excluding any recourse Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. :
f' the finest building in the city, and which to incomes from real and per- .
1 t is considered fire-proof. The vault is, sonal estate for the purpose of raising Offers to Shippers !" I '

therefore as safe against fire and burglarsas needed revenue to meet the govern- The Shortest and Quickest Route,, I : ;
it is in human to devise NO MORE CHEATING.
I power or con- ment's wants and necessities under any BETWEEN I 'i I

struct. .
A Trip North. practical operation of the decision -I now.know. that they get an honest ream THE EAST AND WEST. I '
of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 sheetsto !
With Ventilated Cars, this c'
Now that the summer is is not to the Improved < '
season uponus only disregard dealers than
ream as some unscrupulous pany Is better equipped ever eve I
and many of our people are thinking great principles of equality in tax- supply. handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops, ,
.,. of going North, either on business or insure close connections and prompt dospa III
ation but the further principle that in to all Easteru and Western Markets.
[ pleasure, why not consult your comfort OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed Ii Ii'I''I
of to destination wi I
t. when you are looking into the matter of the imposition taxes the burdens Through oars : ,
r transportation? or, in other words, "As should be imposed upon those havingthe Wrappers are putup in packagesof out change or delay. :
1000 each and each Wrapper is Perishable freight followed by wire '
.. we journey through.life let us live by the most ability to bear them. This numbered in, shippers advised time passing various Ji; i
printing, consecutively
' way" tion points and arrival at destination.All .
"a; It has been the writer's good fortune to decision works out a directly opposite from 1 to 1000. No one can claims for overcharges and loss pro
result in relieving the citizens havingthe ly adjusted
.: make several trips to New York over the HONESTLY BEATour i
j i See that your goods are mar
. ability while the burdensof
greater ,
Clyde Line from Jacksonville and we
, I via F. C&PRR.
prices. Send for sampler*and prices
have no hesitancy recommending this taxation are made to fall most toTHE For Information call on or address the
, elegant line to our people. The ships are heavily and oppressively upon those derslgned:

certainly as fine as any one could wish, having the least ability." JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO., 0..E.B.TAYLOR TUCKE1't,Trav.Oen.A'gt1 A'g'l,Ocala Orlando, Fla., Fl J'J''V. '

and the state-rooms are commodious, White whose G. M. HOIJDEN, Trav. A gt, Leesburg.I I
cool and airy. All modern improvementsand Justice opinion was JERSEY CITY, N. J. W. U. FULLER, Trav. A'g't, Tampa, Fi 1
appliances are used on the Clyde one of the ablest rendered, said : N. B.-We do not deal l unpriuted\ Or N. S. PENNING TON, Traffic Manag I

ships. The meals; served are simply ele I "Jt: is, I submit, greatly to be de- wrappers,, W, H. PLEASANTS; General Jacksonville Freight,Flag A\\

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I WEATHER AND OROPS. the conditions were nearly normal, i

For the Week Ending May 27._ only a slight deficiency of moisture To Orange-Growers. j
appearing. The general tenor of ad
WEATHER CONDITIONS. vices favorable. Large yields of all!
kinds of vegetables, and growing The largest crop and best grade of fruit can only be obtained'' "

Tempera-lure, Precipita tion. shine.Sun- weather for all crops. Tomatoes, by using fertilizers containing
DISTRICT --- melons and
sweet potatoes were never .
Nor mal. week For mat NorFor week For Week in better condition. Pineapples set. Not Less than i Actual Potash.K
-- last ( ) *\
year showing good growth, and /,'\ ,
Western... 76 72 0.87 169 -' over sections of Dade county ripe

Northern.. 77 76 1.09 0.47 C wfc VO apples can be commanded. Mangoesand This is equally true of pine-apples and other tropical fruits.

11 o fcP.. some other tropical fruits thrifty.
Central. H
77 75 1.09 0.97 & & Our books on Potash are sent free. They will cost you nothing to read, and will save

Southern.. 79 78 1.51 1.29 Pc SUMMARY BY COUNTIES. you dollars. GERMAN KALI WORKS, 93 Nassau Street, New York. I

Western District : .
I CROP CONDITIONS.An Escambia Excessive rains and President.
unusual number of ...... T. BAYA,
large reports high winds damaging to some crops. THOS. W. CONRAD,
have come to hand this week, en i Fine weather for potato planting.- Cashier. Assistant Cashier.
CAPITAl $100,000.
abling the Director to give satisfactory McMillan.

deductions as to crop conditions Leon-Crops all doing well '
throughout the State. MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK
WESTERN DISTRICT-The dominant cotton, which needs warm nights and
hot sunshine. Oats ripening and be- ,
feature of the district for the week is ing cut.-Bradford. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,
excessive precipitation being largely
confined to the western counties. The Madison-Corn and cotton in good Respectfully solicits you Deposits, Collections :and Genera

rain was very heavy over Escambia condition. Cane, peas and potatoes Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .

county, doing some damage to crops, looking well.-DeLaughter. INVITED.

and being accompanied by heavy Escambia-Cloudiness and rain

winds, many pears were blown from stopped outdoor work, except potato DIRJdCTOR,9
John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell Chas. Marvin,
trees and cornfields almost planting. "Truck" looks well. Pear
some were H. T. T. W.
Baya Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald,
prostrated, The continued showers prospect very promising.Trimmer. Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers W. M. Davidson,
retarded all farm work save that of set- Northern District : Dr' H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldflre.

ting out sweet potato plants which was Baker-First part of week too cool.

prosecuted with vigor throughout' Cotton is small, but looking well., SAVINGS AND TRUST BANK

district. Corn, cotton, cane, peas Crops generally are reported very

and potatoes flourishing. In the extreme good, except in northwest part of OE" E"LORIDA
western section of the district, county, where rain caused damage.- ,
warmer nights and less rain are required. Reed. JACKSONVILLE. k;
Though there has been an excess CAPITAL, $50,000.
Clay-Weather satisfactory for
of moisture and several deficiency crops
degrees generally throughout the county. Late II..IIO1SINSON, President. W. J. IIAKKISTIEIMEIl, Vlce-Prea. F
.in heat, as a whole, the crop Wl\ RAAVMNSON, Cashier,
conditions continue planted potatoes maturing. Grapes
I promise a heavy crop.-Roberts.
: .
Alachua-Not enough sunshine. Or
: opened with partially overcast skies H. ROBINSON, J. HILDEBRAND, p. E. 'MCMURRAY,
ange stumps sprouting. Large ship- W.J. IIARKISHEIMER, PHILIP WALTER, R. H. LIGGETT,
cool for
and rather
: too rapid growth. ments of cucumbers and tomatoes.- J. A. HENDERSON, C. C. RQBERTSON, W. B. OWEN.
Portions of the district experienced
:' Andruso. Collections made on all points of Florida,and Remitted for on day of Pay-
::1 very heavy rains during the closing Columbia-Very heavy rain closing ment. Active and Savings Accounts Solicited. Interest Paid on
!i days of last week. In the low lands Savings.
days last week. Farmers report 12 to
Ii corn was damaged, and its growth is
18 inches of water fell in open tubs,
;1'' now retarded by too much moisture. and say it has ruined corn in low lands.

,f Though advices at hand indicate a Crops on high lands above the aver- FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.
: deficiency of rainfall for the current age.-Knight.

I crop week, the copious and well distributed .
, rains during the closing days Central District: An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
best advantage. CAPITAL, $300.000.
of the past week left the soil and cropsin Hillsborough-Crops in most places BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
a condition requiring no moisturefor need rain. Melons are beginning to I order.r Write for price list and terms.
at least one week. Clay county reports ripen, and will be in local market next I GEO.( R. FAIRBANKS- President.-: :-D. GREENLEAF, Vice-President.
the weather conditions as peculi- week.-Pratt. ALBERT M. IVES Gen'l Mgr. and Treas. M. P. TURNER, Secretary.
DIRECTORS-Geo. it. Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E.G. Hill Bradford Co.; Dr. E. E. Pratt
I arly suitable. Late planted potatoes Orange-A good rain on the 21st, ]Hillsboro Co.; John Fabyan, Lake Co.: Hy Crutcher Orange Co.; D. Greenleaf, Duval Co.;
J. D. Mead, Duval Co.; A. Brady Brevard CO.LF.; G. Sampson, Marion Co. ; C. V. Hillyer,
I;, just maturing. Large supply of vege- and cloudy weather, had a good effect. Marion: Co.; John M. Bryan, Osceola Co.; W. E.! Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. S.Moreman St.
! tables. Indications favor heavy grape .-Crutcher. Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, 'Volusia Co.; Irving Keck, Polk Co. .
Addressall correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla, Stencils,
,i crop. Cotton is small over portions Hillsborough Weather warm. 1 with full packing and shipping instructions furnished on application.
of the extreme northern counties, but Corn crop growing well. Irish potatoes

presents a very healthy growth. As a being dug. The best crop raisedin JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
I! rule, crops are in a satisfactory state. years.., Melons doing well. All ,

CENTRAL DISTRICT-Showers have orange trees growing nicely.-Hartly.

ij not been well distributed over the dis Sumter Tomatoesxgoing. forward. Grocers and Commission MerchantsDEALERS

trict. Sections bordering on the'east Cprn crop giving great promise.

,I coast have been favored with timely Sweet potatoes and all general crops IN

conditions, though some of the lowlands doing well. Orange trees showing Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,
I thereof have received too much more vigor.-Borden.

I rain. Sections of Orange county will Volusia-All crops doing as wellas Cigars, Tobacco, Etc. ," ',

: he benefited by good showers; also could wish. Groves also making 'J'
I Hillsborough county. In the vicinity good progress.J J aol sor1"Vil1e, Irlorida.It'

of Orlando much rain has fallen Volusia Corn and melon _
I too crops ; 1]<: f
, which has done some little damage to looking fine. Orange trees doing PRICE-LIST OF WHISKIES: '.' .d''Jfi,

'melons. Conditions justify statement well. Vegetable in low lands MANONGAIIELA .$l 50 CABINET BOURBON.... .............. ..$6 oo
growers PARKER .,. I75 J. MARTINRYE............. ................ 3 oo
that crop conditions 'are propitious. 'complain of too much rain.-Hill. ORANGE 2 oo VIRGINIA GLADES................ ..........400
Grain vegetables and corn Polk-Corn growing rapidly. Gar- SPRING; VALLEY....,... ................. 250 OLD BOURBON........... ........ ..... 5 003AI.TIMORE
potatoes, CORN.. :200 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH..............,. 5 oo
growing finely. In some localities 'dens doing finely. Orange trees doing ORTIICAROLINACORN... ..........,..250 OLD BAKER......... .....................500
oranges are an inch in diameter. well.-Wade. CLIFTON CLUB.............. ............. 300 MONTROSE: VELVET RYE.................. 6 oo

Melons look well. Volusia-Splen weather for all JUGS EXTRA: One gallon 250; two gallon, 500; three gallon, 75C. Remit by post-office '
t money order, check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order.A .
SOUTHERN DISTRICT-Both heat 'crops. Corn beginning tassel. complete prlce-Hst of Groceries, and Wine List, sent free on application.
and moisture more uniform than over :Sweet potatoes being planted.-Beers.Polk. .
preceding districts. For the week, .-.Fine week. If no set back, JOHN CLARK. SON & CO.



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Polk county will have the largest and bucking the American market. Wise r STRAWBERRY PLANTS FOR SALE. Ala-
best in her Cantaloupes heads in this idea and it is be- the best for shipping purposes. -
corn crop history. concur Strong, well rooted plants. $3.00 per 1000,
ripe. Berries ripe. Farmers lieved that if the thing was to do over t, j'I J' f.Florida.o. b. Cash with order. John Seeley Lawtey 5-18-4,

still planting sweet potatoes.-Statham. again that the prettiest orange war ever I \
PLANTS. For nice well-
Lake.-Weather conditions con- conceived would be fought to a finish. STRAWBERRY, plants at two dollars thou-
., a
,, _. ... _'"...,.._... _
tinue -Fruit Trade 't: .S'O"0- 0/(( sand f. o, b. Address W. H. Kemp, Lawtey,
favorable. Farming operations Journal.
making decided progress. Tomatoes > < A Man Can Live Without Air 5-18-3

in load lots.- Grapes Shelling.In Almost as easily as a wire fence can without STRAWBERRY PLANTS.-100,000 for sale.
being shipped car ELASTICITY. If the man was con- and Alabama Cloud. Best
Rosenberg.. most cases plants seem to be fined In an air tight room, ho would linger shipping berries in the State. Strong, well root-
along for awhile as a fence does, supported ed plants. Good packing guaranteed by ten
Southern District: suffering from a lack of potash, and by the trill just of elasticity In years experience. $2.00 per 1000, f. o. b. R,
applications of that fertilizer have soft wire. Then stimulant applied with a Puddy, Lawtey Fla. 5-18-4
Manatee Weather all could desire. wrench to the end.ratchets enables it to givea IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres. TO years set
Potato digging continues. An abund- been followed by a decrease or disap- few more gasps before the final collapse.; Orange trees150: in other fruit trees, etc.
Excessiveheat Our COILED STEEL WIRE is armed so For sale at a sacrifice. Address "K," The Palms
of the
ance of tomatoes being shipped. Beans, pearance strong With ELASTICITY, its life is one Lane Park, Lake County, Fla. 4 27-9111
continual Si 1ING and to Its "Do-
and warm winds by inducing owner
squash and cucumbers, left to rot on cember's as pleasant as May". CHOICE ORANGE, LEMON and GRAPE

vines.-Courier. rapid growth, increase shelling, while PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.AdrianMich- year old roots Trees.Also One bud year wood.old buds For on sale four by

Brevard.-Growing weather for all cool winds or weather checks it. From Arthur S.Auchlncloss. Redland. Cal. 5-11-8

Tomatoes melons and sweet reports received from quite a numberof METAL PLANT STRAWBERRIES The strawberry
crops. business will be done
greatly over next year,
patatoes, were never in better, form. vineyardists the application of pot- and only those who plant under the best condI-
ash to the vines checks shelling, and WHEEL tions will make a profit. Lawtey berries are
Pineapples set last year showing finegrowth quoted in the New York Price Current this
:-White. based on only one year's 'experience for yourWAGONS week. 35 to 45 cents; from all other parts of the
this treatment is recommended.NewYork State, 25 to 35 cents. Lands for sale or rent at
Dade.-Vegetables continue to reasonable rates. E: G. Hill, Lawtey,Fla.
thrive. Cornell Station Bulletin. c-4-tf;
Pineapples are filling out
...... Any size yon want,20 IF ANY ONE who has been benefited by the
rapidly. Some already ripe at points to 56 in.high. Tires 1 Q of Dr William's Pink Pills will write to
further south.Cronk.A. Three years ago a correspondentsent to 8 in.wide-hubs to T THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, they will receive -
fit axle. Saves inforrr ion
any at that will be of much value and
J. MITCHELL, Observer, us a stalk bearing seven ears andan Cost many times in interest to them.

Weather Bureau Director. accompanying letter offered a sup of. season low wheels to have to set fit LIGHT BRAHMA: D. B. Plymouth Rock and
4.... Turkey Eggs for hatching, $I.oo dozen -
ply of the seed for twelve dollars a grain your wagon, fodder for, hauling manure, to suit the times. C. Gomperts, Lady Lake,

The Orange War.It bushel. A workman was sent to one bogs, &o. No resetting of Florida. 2 2-16

is possible that the great influx of of the station fields with orders to tires.EMPIRE Oatl'g free.MFG.Address CO., CHOICE for Orange sale.and Address Lemon, I.Trees H. Cammack and Bud-

oranges from every orange-growing bring the first five stalks he could find, Quincy, 111.W.l. Whittier, California. 316tf.

:' section of the world would have been each of which had two ears. Both fO MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing like

dumped in this country, as has been lots were dried thoroughly before DOUGLAS ida Bowker's last year.Animal Hundreds Meal.of 40 testimonials.tons sold in Flor-For

done, upon hearing of the Florida shelling, and in every case the grain particulars io-i3-tf write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla.

" i freeze, even if the California crop had from the stalk bearing two ears out- S3 SHOE FIT is THE FOR:AKINCr.BEST. BROWN LEGHORN EGGS for,HATCHING.

been consigned to the various commission weighed that from the sevenearedstalk. ''' $5. CORDOVAN of the best. $1 for 13. R. Puddy,
;;( Lawtey Fla. Barred Plymouth Rock for
merchants in the United States, We have found no variety Jff, !' '\.. FRENCH&.ENAMELLED hatching. eggs 1-5-20

* I but it is hardly probably. which produces uniformly one, two, \\Ifiiii! ..ii!,');. 4.$3.sp FINE CALF&KANGAROH
iI\i\\\;\\\\\ii\I:!: \ !j:;!:.! |f) Agent's profits per month. Will
' The merchants who handle or other number of ears but have !; ,, :!' $3.so- POLICE,3 SOLES. V prove it or pay forfeit. New Articles -
oranges any \ 2
5 5
:;::,,'.. .. .'..; I V just out. A $1.50 sample
, \ on consignment, are in the business found the ears to vary from 86 to 537 '"m',,\i\""' "",;:,,..;41::'" "i $Ayo'.- .$2.' WORKINGMEi klS' \f and terms free. Try us. CHIDESTER -
'" ,: EXTRA FINE- & SON, 28 Bond St.
N. Y.
t for business and not for their health, on one hundred stalks counted as : '"
I and it was but natural for them to seek they stood in rows. The best yields '>..'-.,' 'h'. .' : : FOR SALE for cash,time or hade,orange groves,
: and timber lands.
': :r' .:. E. RUMLEY, Keuka//
ff 1 other sources of supply when the have come from those varieties which ,x.f.::' : :, ': $3.$2 -0 l geEsTpONGOLA Fla. 3-u-i6t J

Florida crop was cut off.; Again they produce from 175 to 200 ears to one FOR EXCHANGE-Summer and winter hotel

had a "score to settle" with California hundred stalks, and we have en- ,'SEND FOR CATALOGUE: North Carolina mountains. Owner musk\
w '
-J:"-"" ,.".,...,: ;.y. 'L IDOUGLA9 live in Florida. Wants good orange grove. WJ
r orange growers on account of their deavored to find or produce a variety One Million I3ROCKTOMMAS.s.Over People the. B. Clarkson, Jacksonville, Fla. 9-is-tf \;:

exchange pan of selling f. o. b., thus which should have uniformly two ears wear '
W. L. Douglas $3 & $4 ShoesAll A NEW; deal on wire netting. Prices cut in
depriving them of a most profitable on each stalk, as the nearer we have two. We pay freight. Write for our latest
our shoes are equally satisfactory price-list. E. W Amsden, Ormond, Fla. tf
i As recognizes been able to approach such a varietythe
They give the best value for the
''i legitimate war, the commission men greater has been the yield per acre. They equal custom shoes in style and fit. THE LAKELAND NURSERIES-Have for sale

fired the foreign torpedo with Mississippi Station Bulletin. Their wearing qualities.are.. unsurpassed. 127,000 citrus trees on sour orange,grapefruitand
I orange The prices are uniform, stamped on sole. rough lemon roots,of following varieties:
accuracy, which blew up the exchange From $1 to $3 saved over other makes.If Marsh Seedless Pomelo; Thompson Pomelo, Au-
your dealer cannot supply you we can. rantium Pomelo, Boone's Early, Parson Brown,
f plans and demoralized markets and Cheese is substitute (for beef.''
a good Hart's Tardlff, Dancy Tangerine,Satsuma Kum-

:'), prices. At this writing (May 1)) the While the Big 4 are putting on- the ptMSl'AHL'SEXCEIOR quat Irr ,caandBelairPremiumLemon.King and Maltese Blood Orange Tahiti, and Seedless Villa-

smoke has not entirely cleared away screws, and putting up beef to 25 to 33 Limes. A specialty of the Marsh Seedless
, t and it is hard to tell what the result Grape-fruit. C M. Marsh, Lakeland, Polk Co.,
cents lb. eat cheese.
per ,; m1 : Outfits' Fla. 11-17-20
\..!!!. Spraying
; j finally may be. There is no doubt 5# -- kill insects

t however, that, if enough foreign or- "y'.:nn;; 4 vent leaf blight EGGS FOR HATCHING at, reduced prices.
i I and wormy fruit Albert,Fries, St. Nicholas, Fla. 5-24-3.
anges and. lemons exist, that other N. 'i1" Insure a heavy:

r bombs will be fired, and as the commission ( dE ) r ,,I .,lii..-- '. yield fruit of and.vegetable all.

: men know the vulnerable 0 \ p THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE,

i points of the orange market they will'I f Thousands crops. ,

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'I Is this a real war between the Cali- t MATTER} + W--y for catal'g,,

: fornia Fruit and the commission and full,
Exchange FARM ,r.- u- I treatise on, !
i merchants, or one of those unfor- Lp r ra spraying. ,
jCDVERED % G5'rculare,'ree.Address
1 seen mishaps, like unto the Florida WILLIAM 8TAHL, QUINOY, ILL.CENTA .

, freeze, that is always happening when WITH STUMP LANDS -

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We do know that heavy advanceswere .-Twenty words, name and address, .
made individuals firms one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents Nothing -
mem- taken for less than 25 cents. I II
,, bers of the National League of Commission Advertisements for this column MUST be pre- RESORTS

Merchants: of the United Statesto -: paid.Send. no stamps larger than two cents. I
Sicily and Valentia orange dealers; JAV/K EYE 6RU9' IMP MACHINE:,, Initials and figures count as one word. INVESTMENTS

f that-heavy shipments,followed, and'the Worlm on either Standing Timber or Stumps. Pull
an ordinary Grub III 0110 uud '1111 fmlnntello Makes I Nunan, Bessie and Alabama Straw-
t next day somethin7 dropped. It was and clean a sweep horso can of two operate acj'es It.at No a Bitting.heavy chains A man or,rods a bo'ti I GENUINE r, $3.00 per 1,000. Cherokee, $10

1 r the prices on oranges. The remarkable handle. The crop on a few acres the first year will pa'; per 1,000. Julius Schnaclelbach & Sons, Lock DEVELOPMENTS
for the machine. You can not longer afford to pa' Box'4, Grand Bay, Ala. 6 14FISHING
t thing in the deal was the lack of taxes on unproductive timber land. Clear it, raise J
bountiful crop with!ess labor and recuperate your ol
backbone in our California Fruit Exchange worn outland by cost you LINES i to 1000 yards best Braid-
postal card to send for an illustratedCatazo gue giving Oil Silk, i cent a yard. Send for ATTRACTIONSADDRESS
i in not meeting the imported price,terms and testimonials. Also full informatloi
concerning our I. X. I.. Grubber. Iron Giant Orn) samples, Waren & Co, :o E 14th St.., N. Y.
I oranges with oranges, and give them a and Stump Machine,Two HOI-NO Hawkeye awl othet 5-25-4
appliances for clearing timber laud. Address ,
broadside that would have sunk the
( MILNE MAMIFACTCUIKQ CO., COS 8th St., Monmouth,Ill PLANTS. Alabama Newnans
importation ships so deep that they Sunnyfllde Shetland Tony Farm.! ForcataJo STRAWBERRY. Good strong, healthy plants. G. D. ACI gRI/'Y, !
dress 3 III no II roit.at above onioe and number.= $2.00 per 1000. Special rates on 5,000 lots or over.
would not venture soon again to try are of l-1D'e$hetJand 1'oitlea.> Address Daveny & Kirnbell, Lawtey Fla. 5-25-4 Ge1'1. PEl.sseJ:1aer: : ; Aat;


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The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed -

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Both ways: :

From New York. From Jacksonville

/W k i :i k4 (Pier 29, E. R.) STEAMER Florida.
4A rf't: wv = Tuesday, May 28th, at 3 p"m.... .... "SEMINOIE" .. ...,.Sunday June ad, at 12:00 n'n
,, Friday 31st, at 3 p m.......... "IROQUOIS"...... .Thursday, 6th, at 4:00: a m
,> Tuesday, June 4th.at3pm..ALGONQUIN".Sunday. June 9th, at 6:00: a m
--'r"s- a= 5,1 vv teetK; 'e Friday 7th, at 3 pm. ...f'CHEROKEE".... Thursday i3th, at 8:30am
Tuesday, nlhat3pm; .......... "IROQUOIS".Sunday. i6th, at iiooa: m
kiicy. Friday i4th, at 3 p m .....f'ALGONQUIN". ..... .Thursday 20th. at 2:00: pm
.. Tuesday, iSth.atspm. ...... ."CHEROKEE".. ......Sunday, 2ard, at 4.00am
e. F.k Friday 2ist.at3pm.. .... .. "IROQUOIS" ......Thursday, 27that 7v: >am
Tuesday, 25th, at3 pm..AI4GONQUIN".Sundnv. -soth, at ioooa: m
k F Friday 28ih, at 3 p m..... "CHEROKEE" .. .Thursday, July 4th at 2.00 pmt
For Jacksonville Direct.

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Philadelphia, Charleston and Jacksonville Line.For .
Pa..a.2e Rated I

Jacksonville and New York : First-class, $25.00 ; Intermediate. $19.00; Excursion, &43.30;
Steerage, $12.50. the present and until further notice, Steamer "YEMASSEE" is intended to

Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia : Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate, $21.00; Excursion, $47.30 ; sail from PHILADFLPHIA for CHARLESTON, Wednesdays, and from
Steerage, $14.. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows :
FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. CHARLESTON' for PHILADELPHIA, Sundays. Close connection made at

," (Central or goO Meridian Time.) Charleston' with Clyde Florida Steamers, for business to and from Jacksonville and .

City of Birmingham .. ...... ...... ... ............... .... .... Sunday, MaYI9,12.30p.m.
Nacooclite......... ..... .... ... .... ........ .... ........ ... ........Tuesday, May 21, 3.00 p. m. all Florida points. Also, Philadelphia and interior points via Philadelphia.
Kansas City. ... ... ................ .............. ........ .......... Friday May 24, 5 oo a. m. I
Tallahassee. .... .... .... .. .. .... .. .......... ... ........ .... Sunday May 26, 6.30 a. m.
Cityof: Birmingham ... ...... ....',. ...... ............ ....... ....-... Tuesday, May 28, 7.30 p. m. -
Nacouchee ..... ....... ..... ...... ........... ....... ... ...... .........Friday, May[, ii oo a. m. ..(
Kansas City.... ...... ...... .......... ........ .... ..... ............ Sunday, June 2I2.00noon, ,
Tallahassee ................ ...... ..... ..... ..... .... ........ .... .....Tueday, June 4, S.oop.m. S JC. I"V':&R LINE.: :
City of Birmingham ...... .... .... ...... .... ...... .'.. ..Friday, June 7, 5.303. m. JOHGSr
Nacoochee... .... ........ .... .... ........... ....... .... ...... .........Sunday, June 9; 7.ooa. m. \
Kansas City... .. .... .... .... .... ........ ................ ........ .... Tuesday June n, 7.oop. m.
Tallahassee....... .. ... .... .... .... ... .... ...... .. .. ....... .. .. ..Friday, June 14, Io.ooa.m.:
City of Birmingham ....... .. ..... ....... .... .. ................Sunday, June 16, 12.00 noon
Nacoochee..... .... ......... .......... ... ..... .......... ........ .Tuesday June 18, 2.oop.m. For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on
I Kansas City......... .... ........'. .... ... ..... ........ ............. Friday June 21, 4.00p.m.
' City of Augusta..... .... ........ .... .......... ......... ........ ....Sunday, June 23, 5.003. m. the St. Johns River.
I' City of Birmingham ................ ..... ...... ....... ...:. ........Tuesday, June: 7.00 p. m.
Nacoochee ...... .............. ..7;....... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... Friday, June 28, lo.ooa. m.
Kansas City.......... .... .... ... ...... ............ ...... .......... ....Snnday, June 30, 12.00 noon

City of]Macon ........ .... ....... ............. .. ...... ........... ..Thursday, May 23 4.30P. m. Steamer "EVERGLADE/ ..
Gate City........ .... .... .... ............. ....... .......... ....... ... .. Thursday, May 30, lo.ooa. m.
Cityorl\lacon......... .... ........ .. .... .... ..... ... .... ... ...Thursday, June 6, 5-oop m. Capt. W. A. SHAW,
Gate City.... .... .... ........ .... ........ .... .... .... . .... .... Thursday, June 13, Io.bOa.m.
City of Macon......... ....... ........ . ........ .... ....... .. Thursday, June 20, 3.3op. m. Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5:00: m.
Gate City.... .... ......... ... .... ........ ...... .... ............ ....Thursday, June 27, 9.00 a. m. and returning leave Sanford Mondays, and Thursdays at 5 a. m. p. ,

( Ships do NOT Carry Passengers.)

Elihu Thompson........ .... .... ........ .... .. . ........ .... Wed'day, May 22, 3.30p.m. General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., JacksonvilleA.
Dessoug. ..... ...... ...... ...... ...... .. ..... .... .......... .... Wed'day, May 29, 9.00 a. m.
-- --........... ...... .... ................. .. Wed'day, June, 5,4.00 p. m.
Dessoug ...... .... .... .... .... .... .......... ......... ....... .......Wed'day, June 12, 9.00a. m. J. COLE, Passenger Agent, 5 Bowling Green, r'ew York.
_____.... ...... ... .... ........ ..... .... ..... ..... .. .Wed'day, June 19, 2.30 p. m. M. Ii. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bow Ing Green, New York.D. .
Dessoug.... ..... ....... .... .... .......... ...... ........ .... ........ Wed'day, June '26, 8.00 a. m. D. C. MINK, General Freight Agent. 12 fo. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.
THEO. G. EGEll, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Geen New York. ;
THESE PALACE STEAMERS, F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville Fla
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville Fla.
Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia, Savannah, Florida & Western Railway, J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville. Fla.WM. .
Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad.
Through Bills of Lading, 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., Gen'l Agents,
J. P. BECKWITH, G. F. & P. Agent, New Pier 35 N. R., New York.R. .
I,. WALKER, Agent C. G. ANDERSON Agent, 12 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. -Bowling Green, New York.W. .
New Pier No. 35, North River I. New York. City Exchange Building, Savannah, Ga.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Lewis' Wharf, Boston
W. I, .JAMES, Agent, 13 S. Third Street, Philadelphia.W. .
H. RHETT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway, New York.J. A. BOURS. 'ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS.
D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent Sav., Fla. & Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway, N. Y.
J. I,. 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. FARREU. Soliciting Agent. W. E. ARNOLD Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt.,
WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. Pass. Agent,

I I New.Office, 224 West Bay Street, Jacksonville. Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers

I 3OO Acres In Nursery. One Acre Under Glass. Thirty-Seventh Year. ,

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I Specially adapted to Florida and sub-tropical countries. Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of
FRUIT TREES Peach Oriental Plums and Pears, Japan Persimmons,
Strawberries, Guavas, Giant Loquat, etc" etc. Rare Conifers and Broad-leaved Evergreens, Camellias Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat
Trees Ground Grown Roses. The Hay Grits Meal
I ,Azaleas 50,000 Palms, 20,000 Camphor Hedge Plants Open ,
Green House Department is complete in plants of every class suited to Southern Horticulture. Cat-

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


Yiprt-Illen YerHlixer Co. j
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/f / not acquainted with the extra reputation l\1arblebead8ced "
have honestly won for purity and reliability, we will send a Star Brand Fertilizers **i aprr MURIATE OF POTASH
sample' package (a little below ordinary size)of each of the ,
following choice varieties, nil of our own rnlsina, for 15
cents which will\ but little more than pay for the cost of puttingUl GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. JPK SULPHATE POTASH
1.- 'P----- t and mu.llli1g: Crosby's Early Beet White Spine Cucumber, ,
4'1- = .Heason's and JItml heading Cabbages, Danver Carrot, ;"blck. \
,- leaved Dandelion Hal and Yellow Danver Onion, Dutch Parsnip Orange Tree and \Vegetable r KAINIT, Etc

9 Comrade Tomato, Sugar Pumpkin, Lackey's Corn Cata- FERTILIZER.These .
Grown Seed Fred
logue Homo Fertilizers have:no superior In the market and a trial will convince.
J, J. H. GREGORY & CO., Marblehead, Mass. Send for Catalogue,free.
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How are you going to dispose of your vegetables, etc., this Spring and we get you larger returns is is probable, that, if you are not already a patron

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.

a company who is interested in securing high prices for your products can Obtaining higher prices for your crops will increase our fertilizer business -

actually secure you larger returns? in Florida and that is what we are working for. Write to us at No. i,

Try us with a shipment at the same time you ship to some one else. If Broadway, New York, for stencil.

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: secticide and Fertilizer Lime." If applied fresh it will destroy every insect in that can Possibly be Made-Without it Inferioryour

garden. It is indispenseable where Bugs attack Tomato Plants, Water Crops-With it Perfect Growth and Fruitage.

L 'j melons, Beans, Cabbage, Strawberries, etc., etc.
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Read what our customers say:
..I The Paine Fertilizer Co.,Jacksonville, Fla.:
. Not Only Destroys Cut Worms and Other Insects, But is a
tt GENTLEMEN have read with much interest Prof. Pratt analysis of
; '.,.' Good Fertlllzer-200 Crates Tomatoes to.the Acre.
Fruit Grower of the inst. I
your Lime reported in the Farmer and 9th purchased

[From Winter Haven, Flag] two'tons.of,you about, three months ago and sowed it broadcast over

The Paine Fertilizer Co., Jacksonville, Fla.: two acres of newly cleared up bay-head land. 'I have now growing over 4,000 ,

DEAR SIRS-I have used one ton of your Insecticide and Fertilizer Lime cabbages, 1,500 tomato plants, several hundred egg plants, beets, lettuce, j.

. 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 j'

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 i iI I

;a'' the desired effect. I use 600 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. i

: lime. I am going to use 1,000 pounds to the acre next season on all lands Write for our complete I. & F. Lime pamphlet, with various .opinions

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

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