Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00332
 Material Information
Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: June 3, 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: UF00055765:00332
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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 ami Proprietor JACKSONVILLE FLA., JUNE '8, 1895. Whole No. 1374 NEW. VII SERIES.Vol. No. 23.






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

I 58 A; 60 WEST MARKET ST. 119 A 123 MICHIGAN ST.,
If,you are in need of any Fertilizer or Fertilizer Material, and get their "

Special Low Prices for Cash with Order.


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

and Warehouse,Rear of 26 West Bay St.,on river front,midway bet. Main and Laura Sts. .
I Correspondence invited and stencils furnished oil application. Reliable agents wanted at .
all principal, shipping points, Rend for Pocket'Memoranda Rook.1OOOOO .
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norm j Dozen Pineapple Plants FEED WORKS .

An exceedingly, large Stock of Desirable Plants, mostly pot-grown,, are
best set during,Summer. We have everything of value you may need ,
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for Saw Mills has lately been improved andis
,T\ 0000I4/ LOVV' IPRMCI5S. 0000' absolutely perfect. Simple, sensitive, dura-
x ble and cheap. Very quick
o d Special attention called to Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruits,Camphor,
e e,4"'aapte' Cinnamon,Sisal Hemp, Palms, Surinam Cherry Grevillas Ornamental GIG BACK MOTION.Variable .
Trees,Shrubs, Vines,Aquatics,etc.;etc. Everything for Florida. ---
Special low rates for quantities. Catalogue free.REASONER. to any extent and in a great measure

BROS., Oneco, Fla. CAN BE DELIVERED IN AUGUST. varies all 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, For further information write days to all good mill men, or will give six weeksto
Magnolia Fuseata and thousands of other the first to apply from each county.

,desirable plants, trees and shrubs adapted to all parts of Florida. Write JOHN M. GRIFFIN, For further particulars apply to the
for prices.
" P. J. BERCKMANS Governor's Harbor, ,
,FRUITLAND Augusta, Eleuthera Bahamas,
I I Apopka, Fla. Manager.


Packet 10 cents;ounce 15 cents;pound$1.50,postpaid.
PEARL MILLET. Pound 35 cents;4 pounds$1.25 post paid. 10 pound lots or above by ex-
press or freight not prepaid, accents per pound.
KAFFIR'CORN AND BRANCHING SORGHUM. Pound 30 cents; pounds, $1.00 postpaid; SALEIn Live parties wanted to handle
I 10 pound lots or above not prepaid 15 cents per pound.
I EARLY ORANGE AND EARLY AMBER SORGHUM. Pound 25 cents; 4 pounds 90 cents any quantity,nice, clean, thrifty Orange and
I postpaid. 10 pound lots or above not prepaid 12 cents per pound. Lemon Bud Wood of the following varieties: 300,000firstclass
SPANISH PEANUTS. Pound, postpaid, 30 cents; peck 75 cents;bushel,$2.50 not prepaid.

MAJORCA, Orange and Lemon
Catalogue free. I nter lao hen, Florida., MEDITERRANEAN SWEETS,


(,.i.. i abwr s new lauiogue fur I8,4, ,recoups: 17 years'experience: with the eany,prouucuvo and hardy satsuma orange, HART'S TARDIFF,
and the vigorous Citrus trifoltata which,without protection stands the winters as far north as Washington,unlnlured. WILSON'S BEST,

variety,on both orange amTtnlohata oo varieties for f lorida and Lower South,including figs,
pranes,apricots,olives.mulberries.pomegranates.almonds.pecans"[ ",kumquats,ornamentals' ,LI3 iM01: f9. BOX 2522,

I i PE A C H E S, P LU M'p Ja* PEAR *F m9m** KAKL: Lisbon,Eureka and Villa Franca. BOSTON, MASS.

Testin in extensive expenmenta l o rchurds and grouudsnralatained tot the purpose at considerable ex ease\has I All true to name, 4.50 per 1,000; $to for 3,000;
been a leading feature of the business for thirteen years,and has amply repaid the outlay in the information afforded. Guided'bvresults $5zo for Delivered to post office in the
7,000. any
obtained In our own rose gardens wo have selected and oReras especially well adapted to the climate oCthis region,
Hate. Address,

I TI.ES ROSES; :: :, : O.Riverside D. WILHITE' California., r FADMFIVP MIIIIIL.il N, works h. p.SAW, also successfully Grinding MILL with Mills 4
Handsome,6o.pageTruiTgrow'erTs annual an hortTculturaUtand'book.free I lull an escr puons t 40 accurate .
artistic Illustrations results with leading'sorts|latest practice and best methods culture management. Send to and Water Wheels.
i O. L.TABER Glen St. Mary. Fla., for new edition(enlarged and rewritten thrqtiirhnnt)of the Catal""lo of fits I have"known O. D. Wilhite and know him to
to be reliable. Have received buds from him DeLoach Mill Mfg. Co..
URSERIE5 he past week in fine condition.-Chas. Pugsley,
Hauuville,Florida. 323 Highland, Ave., Atlanta, Ca.ILL .

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the nice hand of Nature has manufactured them from the plants themselves, not combined artificially -

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:- are a source of future available fertility to the soil. They are compounded according to formulas approved -

1'' by the experience and observation of twenty years.

Fruit and Vine Fertilizer. MANURE. Garden Truck Fertilizer.
Per cent. Per cent
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1Nj1 '-a Avail.'Phos. Acid........... ........... 6 to 8 Avail. Phos. ACId.: ..... .... .............. 7 to 9 Available Phosphoric: Acid.....-.'*!.. 8.25 to 5.25
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I' { Acid Soluble Phos. Acid....... .......... 2 to 3 Acid Soluble Phos. Acid.... ... .... .... 2 to 3 Insoluble Phosphoric Acid.......,.. 1.00 to 9.00
%t I Ml/'f/';' Total Phos.! Acid........... ..............' 8 to 10 Total Phos. Acid .. ..... ............ 10 to 12 Total Phosphoric Acid............;. to 2.50
u dill ?t !,,ti ,,. Actual Potash.......... .... ............ 10 to 12 Actual Potash .............!.. .......... 3 t04 j Potashactual) ....... .....;.... 6.50 9.00 to Ii.oou 7.50

Pure N j4J 4d! Ammonia...,., ..... 4 to 5 per ct.. I Phosphoric Acid........... 20 to 21 per ct. | Equal to Bone Phosphate...... 44 to 46 per," ct.


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tobacco and corn culture and for truck farming has no equal. Made with seven or eight spring. IMPERIAL PLOWS
teeth. Easily adjusted for depth with lever from rear. Unloads trash readily ; stirs and pulver- -
.if ie.*the ground thoroughly. Made of steel and malleable iron; finished nicely, and bound to.give' No. 10. Chilled, weight 80 lbs..... .. $9.00 I No. 9. Chilled weight 65 lbs....... ......$7.00.
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U" shaped the lightest and strongest shape known fora harrow bar, and are highly carbonizedto
add'stiffness and prevent bending or getting out of shape. A forward movement of the handle I
throws the teeth into a horizontal position, allowing the rubbish to escape. Brackets attached to
each corner turn down when the teeth are out of the ground and make transportation over uu-
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I One section 24 teeth 7i inch cuts feet inches...... ................$ 8.00. '
Two sections 48teethfinchcuts7feet6inches..................... 15.00.
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State News. desired depth. The farm houses are growth are ''rapidly dying and the 000 boxes, the last crop.-Leesburg
thus brought close together, and growth is turning yellow and dying Commercial.
neighbors can talk "across lots" and also. The only safe way to save such
A company, of which W. S. Linton, be sociable. It is a great scheme. trees is to cut them below the frozen George C. Matham of the Florida

of Saginaw, Mich., is president, and Tropical Sun. spots and cut ,away every trace of Pineapple Company arrived at Kobe
Sound Saturday from the Lake Worth
Dr. H. F. Thomas, of Allegan, Mich., The growth on orange trees seemsto sour bark.-West Coast Truth. :i country on a visit to W. Gordon
is'an officer, has contracted with the be making a: foot a week in some Last week was consummated the Brown. Mr. Matham brought with

East Coast Line people for three large instances; but we have demonstrated, sale of the celebrated Eclipse Orange him pineapple slips to be
tracts of land lying between Fort without a doubt in our mind, that the Grove by the owner, ,Mr. E. H. Mote, 5,000
planted on Mr. Brown's plantation at
Pierce and Biscayne Bay, which the trees which have been pruned back to Mrs. W. M. Lovell and Mr. Wm. Hobe Sound. Mr. Matham said that

gentlemen mentioned above examined into the live wood are the ones that Vail. Also Mrs Mote's grove adjoin the Florida Pineapple Company had
during their late visit here, and on are coming out best in the end. Our ing, to the same parties. 'I his is a : about 160,000 slips for shipment

which tracts colonies of farmers and trees are all young buds and as an very valuable piece of property, and 16,000 of which have already been,
lumbermen from the Northwest will experiment we cut back the trees after before the freeze was valued at $75- disposed of.-Palatka Times-Herald.
be settled. The colonies will leave in the freeze to about an inch from 000. The combined groves contain

October, after their crops have been the live bark. In one instance we cut forty acres, which are very favorably It was feared for a time that the
harvested, an excursion rate having into the live bark and did not leave a located on Lake Griffin, just outsidethe worms would destroy a considerable

been arranged for them. These men sign of the sour sap. That tree is the corporate limits of Leesburg. The portion of the tomato crop, but it now

will engage chiefly in trucking, giving most vigorous tree we have today soil is of stiff marl and very productive appears that there was very little dam-

special attention to lemons, grape fruit, and one limb on it is more than four not only for oranges, but all veg-- 'age done and that the pests have very
pineapples and grapes. Their lands feet' in length, and growing rapidly. etables and fruits. The Eclipse grove nearly disappeared. The present

will be be known as "ribbon farms." Capt. Cook's trees, in his front yard, was bought by Mr. Mote four years prospects are that taken as a whole

This means they will all front on a made a good start several feet above ago, at which time it bore 3,500 the crop will be a paying one in this
beautiful avenue, with a hard road bed, ground, but now the limbs which boxes of oranges. In three seasons county, despite the freezes and the

and have a narrow frontage, but any : had a few frozen spots below the new he had increased its capacity to 13- I other set backs.-Bartow C.I.i' .


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I THE ART OF CANNING. a vent or small aperture is left for the brine, to which it is advised to add a ; Some Thoughts About the Orange
final soldering. The cans or jars are little sugar. AIn Trees. .
Some Information on this Timely placed in trays and these are set in at the North, the yield of the Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower.I .
Topic.A one end of the exhausting machine and "Early Junes," or first ripening varie- often think of a remark made
recently published book by Ern are carried on an endless belt or chain ties, is about seventy-five bushels, in many years ago by an old gentlemanin
e est F. Schwaab, entitled 'Secrets through a hot water bath at a rate of the pod, per acre; of the Marrowfats, Mississippi. He said he had removed -
of Canning," gives, in the course of speed so regulated that when they or late varieties, about a hundred the old shingles from his house
148 pages, a good deal of informationto emerge on the other side they will bushels. Packers pay $1 to $1.25 per and put on new ones and the old
those who contemplate the estab- have been' heated sufficiently to expelall bushel for the early varieties ; 50 to 75 shingles made such a lot of nice kind
lishment of canning factories, and, in- lingering remnants of air. The cents for the Marrowfats. lings that he thought he would repeatthe
cidentally, to house-wives who put up water in the bath in the exhausting Pineapples bring from $7 to $9 per operation when the kindlings gave
fruit and vegetables in a small way for machine is heated to 212 degrees, and hundred in Baltimore for canning pur- out. A lady in a recent number of
the family. the cans are kept in it from four to ten poses. The fruit is carefully sliced or your valued,paper puts her faith in a
A PLANT.A minutes, according to the variety of grated and should contain no eyes. A higher power to keep the hawks from
number of estimates are given of fruit,or vegetables contained.SOME heavier syrup than 10 degrees is rec- her chickens. Brother DeLanoy puts
ommended. Packed in 2-lb cans and his faith in shot But the Old
the cost of outfits. One with a capacity ARTICLES CANNED. a gun.
costs about $2.10 per case for stand- Man after trial
of 2,000 cans per day is estimatedto Egg twenty-five years ,
cost $460.50, but this includes a Of these 'a full list is given from ard, or $3 for fancy. Fine goods feels more secure in a lot of orange
i6-horse power boiler and tanks which which we will select only a few. Sweet bring fancy prices, paying well. tree brush scattered over the ground.
might be provided, at home. The potatoes are extensively canned. The CANNING IN THE HOUSEHOLD.By Some time ago a vicious little hawk
boiler of an irrigating plant, if large first process is to bleach them, which' buying, tin cans, which can be came in to one of my yards and dived
enough, would answer all purposes. is done by putting them in the process had for two or three cents apiece, the and dodged around, and tried hard to
Then there are three tanks, each three crate having first put wire netting on farmer's wife ,can put up fruit and get one of the little Leghorns. He
feet in diameter and two feet deep, the bottom and around the sides, and vegetables more cheaply than they can finally alighted on the topmost brushof
which the author says may be made then lowering the crate into the pro- be purchased; but this is not the case a prostrate 'tree and looked long-
-of "two-inch stuff, either well- cess,tank and letting it remain there when glass jars are used. Tin cans ingly around. He knew that ''there
seasoned pine or oak," if they are sub- until the skin of the potatoes beginsto are safe if they are properly used, the were forty or fifty nice toothsome
stantially put together. This would crack or they are about three-fourths contents emptied out as soon as the birds below him, but he had to go
reduce the cost in actual outlay, aside cooked. They are then taken on can is opened. Still, it is probablethat away empty, disgusted and hungry.He .
from what may be provided at,home<;> forks, the skin removed as quickly as the majority of women will preferto has not been back since and has
, to $246.00. Instead of 'the ,wooden'' possible, sliced, quartered and immediately use the glass jars. doubtless told his,friends and \ tanks kettles are used, made of }j-inch packed, in the' cans without One of the secrets of success in can- that there are lots of nice chickens here
, boiler iron set in brick-work for '''heat- liquor. In exhausting the crate is not i ning is in taking pains to exclude the but none to'be had by the spryest and .
ing the water-bath to cook or "pro- lowered deep enough to admit water air completely before the sealing is most active of his family. A shot
cess the fruit." into the cans, as they are drypacked.Sweet done. Another is, with fruits, to use' gun is a good thing if one has it in
PROCESSING THE FRUIT. potatoes are packed in 3 Ib. a plenty of sugar. Strawberries and hand, loaded, and knows where the
cans and at a cost of about $1.10 a blackberries especially require sugar; hawk is going to make an attempt to
This is what the housewife would
I case. The average yield is about strawberries, almost pound for pound; get his breakfast, but give me a lot of ';
in everyday terms, call simply cook- eight tons per acre (this is for the blackberries three-fourths of apoundof brush well scattered over my poultry-
! .....-.. ing the fruit, although" it is not cooked, North), and packers pay $15 ,to $20 sugar to a pound of fruit. This does yard and,I can bid defiance to all the
J'' only "processed. After the fruit or per ton for them delivered at the away with the necessity for long cook- hawks in the country.
, vegetables have been washed, peeled .actory. ing; in fact, it is almost ruinous to Another consolation comes from a
I pitted, halved or whatever else may command about look at these dead trees
String beans thirty small-seeded fruit to cook it long; it orange lying
be necessary by way of preparation, cents per bushel for good stock. In separates the juice and seeds completely around me. I have a lot of the best
it is placed in the cans uncooked. beans for the can all wood for the stove and fireplace
preparing string so that one is tempted to sift out ,
I Some varieties are then filled up with should be excluded I should think to last .
the tough beans ; the latter and throw them away. If enough, me sev-
cane-sugar syrup of a strength'not then string, Dreak in two the large ,. the berries and sugar are put on together eral, years.
less than 10 others are filled up in the bleacher and in It seems a pity that the
pods; place dip and just brought to a boil, then great
with cold water (of this "pie peaches"are the scalding-tank for three minutes. canned at once, the color and 'form of most of us could not see just whatto
an instance). Fruits, berries and the side do after the freeze and have the
The can has an opening on the fruit are retained, and the fruit is ,
tomatoes are processed only about ten instead of on the top, and is filled with more pleasing to the eye, as well as means to do it as Mr. D. W. Adams
minutes on an average ; that is, the water in which just enough salt has the palate. Tomatoes need not be did. If most of the orange growers
cans full of the cold fruit and syrupare it had done as he did even so late as
been dissolved to give a salty taste. cooked any longer than berries. Other ,
placed in the steam-heated tank This brine may be cold or hot; if the vegetables and corn need longer cook- March 15th, or even April 1st, I feel
that length of time. These varietiesare is sure that the of in the
latter, the exhausting process not crop oranges
treated to the open tank process; ing.To winter of would have been ten
needed, but the cans are soldered at prepare the jars for the recep- i896-7
that is, there is no top to the tank, so once. Packed in 2.Ib. cans at a cost tion of the hot fruit some housekeep times as great as now seems likely in
that the steam cannot be compressedor Fair demand this state. It is not too late even now
of about $i.oo, per case. ers heat them over a kettle of steam-
superheated and the temperaturedoes margin of profit small. ing water or over the stove. This is in many cases, to cut away all of the
not rise above 212 or that of Peas are grown largely for market in far less successful in preventing crack- dead stump and get sprouts from the
boiling water. Other, vegetables, fish, the green state, and are shipped to all ing than the simple expedient of setting roots. If we could know when the
meats, etc., are generally "processed"in parts of the country, but in the princi-- the jars on several thicknesses of freeze was coming next time and bank
a closed bath or steam-tank in pal pea-packing districts of the North cloth wet in cold water. Pour in the I up the tree with earth in the fall and
which the heat is usually raised to for alone. clean it in spring, we would not
they are cultivated canning fruit or vegetables, let the jar stand a away
about 240, and continued from fifteen Indeed, there is so much demand for little while for the contents to settle, get so great a set back.I .
to forty minutes, according to good canned peas that packers some then add enough of the boiling hot think the fears that trees cannot be
the variety. Tomatoes, for instance, times offer such good prices for the juice to fill it level full and at once got from these roots in a few years are
in an open bath, are steamed thirty green article that it becomes scarce in screw on the lid as tight as a strongarm utterly groundless. Col. Codrington,
minutes for a 3-lb. can, 22 minutesfor the market and prices rise. can screw it. Never use a rub- who was at one time editor of the
a 2-lb. can (heat 2 I 20)); if in a No article that goes into the can requires ber band the second time. An old Florida Agriculturist, told me that in
closed.top bath, ten minutes for a 3-lb. greater care in preparation than one loses its elasticity under pressure, his native home, in Jamaica, there
can, eight minutes for a 2-lb. can peas or pays better for, it. They are and! ,is not at, all likely to exclude the were a lot of orange trees in front of
(heat 240). first graded as to size with the pea sep- air. the house and repeated attempts were
SUBSEQUENT OPERATIONS.As arator, a kind of seive ; then spreadon made by cutting down and grubbingout
soon as the cans are processed tables and all black eyes and yel- On Saturday Mr. Milam received a the roots to kill them, but they
they are capped and soldered. With low peas removed by carefully picking telegram saying his last shipment of never succeeded, on account of the
some varieties this is the end of the them over; then blanched in the pea tomatoes brought $6 per crate. By coquina rock below. A citron bush
matter, the soldering being completeand blancher till the skin begins to con- the end of this week his shipmentswill that I thought I had killed two years
final. With others it is necessaryto tract. They are packed in the can, have reached a thousand crates ago is "coming again." And my
give them a second heating in or- leaving about a half inch at the top of and he expects to have a thousandmore neighbor, J. H., says if my trees don't
der to exhaust or remove every vest- the can to allow for the swelling of the for June shipment. Bartow sprout this year they will next. We
ige of air ; and when this is to be done peas. The cans are filled up with C-I. I have in most cases good healthy roots,


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know who'you are dealing with. "CHEAP" Fertilizers are'dear at any price. Our motto ir, "GOOD FERTILIZER CHEAP,"' (not

Cheap you Fertilizers at Low Prices,) and we point with pride to, the reputation attained by'the LITTLE BROS.' Brands wherever used.

For present.conditions we recommend the use of the following brand described in our Circular Letter of December 31, 1894, and' which has already

been used extensively: _
Special attention is also called to the following brand :

,?; NEVER DESPAIR. BRAND frjkr: tJCK: : E'E wri IZE J. '

Ammonia..................6 to 7 per cent. Ammonia.f .......... ... ....2 to4 per cent. I
AvaitablePhophoricAcid..4to6, c. ", AvaitablePhosphoricAcid..6to8 "
Potash, (Actuai.3 too Potash (Actual.4) to "

PRICE, $32.00 Per Ton f. o. b,, Jacksonville., PRICE, $22.00 Per Ton, f. o. b., Jacksonville.

Lowest prices on Cotton Seed-Meal, Nitrate Soda, Sulphates and Muriates of Potash. Write us'for prices on'any thing you may need.


who have small deposits of this sal j apples varying in size from an inch to
and will surely on an extensive scale. As the e? -
little work
and care ] ( I
, : a : fruits their use .it for preserving three.inches, prefering to let the plants
before periments on the different prov on places,
i make good trees again, long
,Examiner. attain their full growth before
their ? San Francisco per-
made successful barrels of the fruit will be crops -
as large
small trees can
: any : the fruit.. Or.
them to mature -
M. CHESEBRO, Pummers, Fla. packed and sent to the East and, Et- mitting
i is lando Reporter.
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pronounced successful it will be published Thousands of Pineapple Plants.
,PreservingFruitin; Letter from Lee County.
for the benefit of growers and look at the fine'show of: and Fruit Grower -
Frank M. Smith, the .borax king, No one can Editor Farmer :
I i believes that he,has solved the prob, commission men who may wish handsome pineapple plants now growing Enclosed$2.00 subscription to your

':I lem of preserving fresh fruit so that'lt'I preserve their stock. in Geo.. I. Russell's Fair Oaks; paper. We have had one of the
: "There is no patent' on this dis for all kinds of I
be ,the Eastern markets ira and Ivanhoe pineries in the northerr finest seasons crops
can on
'I satisfactory condition.For covery", said Mr. Smith ,yesterday"it ; end of,town without;being convincedof ever saw, in Florida. Plenty of rainat
,' is free to all. I regard it of the and
some time he,has been experimenting the wonderful,recuperative powers; all times during the winter as
utmost value in working out of th e rule not too much. The islands,
,' with borax and finds the ingredients of this successful semi-tropical pro- a
;: of the salt peculiarly adapted problem of domestic economy. The duct which has proven so profitable (keys), on the gulf coast, have ,been a,
same borax can be used over and ove little short of moisture.
section of i the
f t for '''precluding vegetable decomposition. in this' state.
.k. again, and think of the amount of unnecessary Mr. Russell has the largest pinery Our people planted cucumbers,

i The discovery is the result of,a sug domestic waste that will b< under cover in Florida and has now tomatoes, snap beans and egg' plants,

gestion made by Mr. Smith one .day avoided by preserving' fruit this. way thousands of plants which have withstood .just after the February" frost, so they
while lunching with a friend. The Private families, as well as hotels and< the freezes of December, '94, have been shipped North for 'over' a,

t, gentlemen were discussing the success restaurants, can have their bora and February, '95. month, thousands'of crates per day'and : ,

'i that had attended the experiment of bins at small expense in which they; Of course the leaves of all the 80,- 'good prices obtained. Our people t

boraxing fresh meat, when Mr. Smith can constantly keep an assortment of 000 plants were ,killed, by: these cold generally stop 'shipping North about \
fresh fruit. five cent of the June ist'as Northern gardeners 'comein
was asked why he had never tried pre snaps, not per
"The experiment is as yet in its in The freeze in the
killed and' competition.
themselves now
serving fruit in the same way. He plants were ,
said it had never occurred to him, but fancy, and I am loth to claim too< he has,thousands of slips and suckers North, the middle of May, may giveour
:' much for it but from the tests we'<
the truckers month longer to ship'
that afternoon he the subject sc shooting out over plants.
i much thought that gave assoon as he re have made it is reasonable to believ There will probably be JOOooo.of North. The hardy vegetables, onions,

" turned to his home in East Oakland the.system of borax preserving wil these ready for the market within a turnips, lettuce, cabbage, cauliflower,

he packed several pounds of cherries play'an important' part in the commercial few weeks: and many of them are:celery, radishes, beets, etc were not

i'c' in a box of powdered borax. This world. even now in good shape for setting 1 hurt by frost, and good sales made all

box was placed in the cellar and FRUITS OUT OF SEASON. winter. Strawberries 'were very fine

" alongside of it he put a large glass "There is another question involve< out.Mr.. Russell has devoted ten yearsto and prices here ruled fron 30 to 40

dish filled with the same kind of fruit in this discovery that is quite as valuable a careful study of pineapple growing cents per'quart during January, Feb-

; : Then he awaited developments. The in its way as the waste,questior,, and has ,now settled down'to the ruary and March. Singe then pricesin

:j next day he visited the cellar anc and that,is the ability,it affords to prc Abbaka; Enville City, Smooth Cay our home markets have come down

:; found the cherries in the dish were duce fruits out of their natural seasor, enne and Golden Queen 'as the very even to 10 cents per quart. Oats is
In three best' varieties to cultivate. He 'has very fine, and corn appears as large
; beginning to turn. days they Cherries in the autumn and figs' at
; I: were 'so decomposed that it was nee Christmas. How would that be t I discarded all others'-for these, and now and'stout as it gets'in Illinois. .

i, cessary to throw them away. Ir There is money in furnishing'' fruit i has two as profitable pineries as are Since the freeze, a regular boom has
I I he determ be found in the Stase. He always set in, for Lee county. A.great deal
} order to make a good test out of season for anyone who want j to
. : ined not to disturb the packed cher' to take up that line of business. No, secures the highest market prices for of real estate changing hands' and

; ries for three weeks. At the termi I have not yet considered the possi his fruit. many improvements' in and out of'

nation of that time the box was opened bility of going'into the business my He,tells of an incident which illustrates town. It seems certain that railroads'

and the fruit was found as fresh anc self; but am confident it would be L the peculiar turns which a mar and extensive hotels, are coming in

t in as good a condition as when firs lucrative one. I have not yet' gon :: ket will '''take. When he first commenced the near future. H. B. Plant has

1 placed there.CHERRIES that far with my plans, but ,may pu t shipping pineapples with the Fort Myers, for the terminus of one
off the dealers refused them of his ocean steamship lines. Gov-
KEPT IN PERFECT CONDITION up a warehouse for that purpose nea: 'tops cut ,
'and demanded ''those with full tops, ernment is improving our harbor'and,
in Th
Mr. Smith was amazed and he was; the borax refinery' Alameda. (

delighted over the result and determined cost of shipping fruit by slow freigh t but this soon changed, as the consumers channel for steamers.

to experiment on a larger is small, and I don't see why farmer; soon discovered that the'tops were Pineapples that stood altwinter,
,fj choice varieties the without protection, are fruiting but
I scale. ''He had a quantity of cherries should/not pack their-own crops 'lane taken off of the ,
f 'and the will be inferior in size.Those'under .
valuable con apples
'of these being ,
" packed in ,a barrel of borax anc sell from their own places. 'tops
/ them out in the markets the shed, at the experiment
sent to Chicago by slow freight. Las "I have' not yet experimented will'1 sequently sought
the sale of the station, were not hurt; Orangesand
week he received a telegram saying berries, but am inclined to think the)r thus promoting
times in' tc grape''fruit, will give a fine crop.
the fruit had arrived in perfect 'con di.. would not be a success. They are s() non-tops 'many preference
tion and was bringing surprisingly) soft and the juice is too near the sue r_ those':bearing tops. There is no trou Our stores are full of pumpkins,
muskmelons and water-
sell 'these topless apples, squashes,
face. Neither have I experimente( ble now to
high prices. I believ and iIi fact they are'' demanded by melons of the finest quality.
; Since then a number of barrels 01 with vegetables, although hurt. The
bananas 'not
I Horse were
cherries .have been packed in borax! they would stand the borax and kee]] many Northern'buyers.Mr. .
The possibilities of thi Russell has about eight acres i tender cavendish had the foliage
and are now ready for shipment east perfectly. in full leaf and,
under from which killed, but are now
marvelous. of pinery cover,
the different varieties oj mode ''preserving' are : '
As fast as
fruit' experiments will be made After this season we will know prett each year he realizes a handsome in- promise a fair crop.
ripen '
It, is unfortunate that Lee county
, is in it. Or
what there come.
Cres thoroughly
Havens at'
by Frank C. and California aboun He has taken from his plants within .. with her fine climate and rich soil is
.t Villa Oakland., his place The at experiments Vernon Heights will bt(,:, gon in ,borax and why shouldn't peopl the past few weeks thousands oi r so far out of the way that peopler

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have not come here to engage in Pine Culture on the West Coast. sured. The causes for reaching these bustling scene of activity with its armyof
agriculture and horticulture. Splen- Dr. L. C. Washburn, late directorof conclusions could not be given in an fair packers getting the fruit into
did lands here, suitable for vegeta. the Experiment sub-Station ,at Ft. ordinary newspaper article, but let he dainty baskets for shipment tothe
bles, pineapples, bananas and citrus Myers, in Bulletin 27, thus summar- those that think nothing is good but tNorthern markets.A .
, : fruits can be had at fair prices, from izes his conclusions : plowing under green crops try the new glance at the Florida Niagara
$10.00 to $50.00 per acre. Golden 1. My experience convinces me plan. Plow under one cut and leave Vineyard Company's grapery at the
l ;1 opportunities for 10,000 families at that large crops of excellent pines can another; be-,honest with yourself and present time will convince the most
+t I least. We hear of colonies coming be grown in this section, if good cul- watch results? Let the winter frosts skeptical that grape culture in this vi-
f I; from Oklahoma, South Dakota, Mississippi tivation and abundant fertilization are kill the pease and kill the insects; cinity is a success when properly car-
! Cincinnati and other points. given. I know that pines have been leave the' whole mass on the surfacefor ried on.-Orlando Reporter.
i i Fine opportunities for the sportsman, successfully grown some distance northof a few light freezes, then turn i it .
i for large or small game. Fish and here. It is altogether probable that : under, and my word for it, you will Southern Cattle Fever.
oysters in abundance, and perhaps pines can_ be_ grown with much success not return to green manuring.The The object of this, article is to give
( I, more tarpon caught, at Fort Myers, in all places in Florida in this latitude, value of our, running "or vining only a very brief description of the
than in all the rest of the State combined I and the great area south of here, con- varieties of pease is almost as great as symptoms of the disease, to call attention
438 in one season, caught with taining silica in the soil. a drainage method. As for a fertilizer, to the fact that there are farms
rod and reel. Atlanta will hear from 2. ,Pine land, saw-palmetto land when permitted to attain their (full that are free from the disease in this
Lee''county.L. and hammock land, are all good soil growth, the roots enter deep down into State, and to warn those who are desirous -
C. WASHBURN, M. D., for pines, if the fertilizers are suitably the subsoil, presumably in search of of improving the common stock
Fort Myers. applied. A large part of the land in the mineral fertilizer that has been that it is not wisdom to make impor-
.- Lee, Dade and Monroe counties, in- somewhat exhausted at ,the surface. tations of cattle from north of the
Ganaigre. cluding the keys on the gulf and At- They grow' large, strong and vigorous, Southern Cattle ''Fever line. For a full
Editor Farmer and uit-Grower: lantic coasts, will grow pines success- permeate the whole soil for some distance dissertation upon the disease the reader -
This plant is found in the same and leave there 'when decayed is referred the Bureauof
fully. In many sections of these coun- ,' fully to reports by
genus as the common yellow dock, millions of from the size Animal
ties, good lands for pines can now be roots Industry.
but is a different species. It grows of needle that of lead Southern Cattle Fever in
bought for $5.00 an acre, though in a to a pencil. may occur
somewhat abundantly in Arizona, New These the holes the chronic form. In the
more accessible locations the price is soon decay, leaving acute or
Mexico, and other sections adjacent.It higher. ready for drainage. There is no spad- acute form it is of short duration and
has been known for a long time 3. Pines need generous fertilization.The ing, no ditching, or tiling that gives as frequently fatal, particularly so to im-
that the root contained a large propor- fertilizers applied shpuld includethe perfect drainage as a well-planted and ported stock. In the chronic form it
tion of tannic acid, which has been three principal plant foods, nitro- matured pea crop.-La. Planter. passes unrecognized, or is treated as
used to tan hides. Within a few years gen, potash, and phosphoric acid. some other malady.If .
attention has been drawn to it as a 'Northern non-infected cattle
These foods can be secured from or
source'of tanning for commercial pur- stable manure, poultry manure and Magnificent Grape Crop. come in contact with infected cattle
poses. Somewhat large quantities of well-rotted muck, and, commercial fer- The exceptionally fine season which the disease will develop in from two
the root have been gathered from tilizers combined in proper propor- has made so prolific a yield of vegeta- weeks to three months. The symp-
places where it grows wild. This has tions. bles in this section of the country, has toms come on rather suddenly, the
been dried and shipped to points in 4. Pines planted eighteen by eighteen also made an unprecedented crop of acute form running its whole course'in
the eastern parts of America and to inches grow well, are easily, culti- Niagara grapes for those who properly from two days to a little more than'' a
Europe, where its merits have been vated, and yield ''large crops. When cared for and cultivated their vine- week. The first symptoms are dull- '
carefully tested in the practical workof planted in this way, they help to sup- yard. Nearly all of the,grape growers ness, dropping of the ears, sluggishlook
tanning. Some parties in the Southwest port and shade each,other. report a good yield and the sight from the eye, loss of appetite and
and in California are now put- 5. Mulched pines, in locations which awaits the visitor to the graperyof sudden diminution of the flow of milkin
'ting out large plantations of the root. where light frosts occasionally occur, the Florida Niagara Vineyard Com- milch cows. The bowels are moreor
o In February, 1894,.1 procured some are,,more liable to injury in winter. pany, located about two and one half less constipated, faeces dry and
I il roots from New Mexico, which were 6. Great care, is needed in using miles north of Orlando, is a most gratifying streaked with blood and mucus. Fever
set out on the Station farm at Lake muck and,all composts have them one. rises on the second day, and the tem-
j'' City. They made a fair'' growth last thoroughly decomposed, and fermen Here are to be seen 150 acres in perature goes to 103-1050 F. The
f year. The .leaves look very much ted. Fermentation of any kind is in healthy strong,vines, literally loaded pulse is rapid and ''breathing hurried.
like the leaves of yellow dock, but are j jurious. with bunches of choice Niagaras, just There is a decided weakness of the
',1; somewhat broader and somewhat 7. Suckers and slips do well if not now attaining their marketable size, or back, so, the animal remains lying
lighter in color. Last year the plant trimmed in any way. I plant them at least, so far advanced towards down. There is little thirst. The
made its growth by June 15th, and without pulling off any leaves, and maturity as to warrant Mr. C. A. King, urine is probably lessened in quantity,
the leaves died down so that nothingof without cutting off the lower end. I the manager of the vineyard, in ex- but gradually increases in color as the
the plant was visible during the plant them with the lower leaves pecting to be able to commence ship- disease progresses until it is very red.
summer and early fall. In the fall spread out under ground and with the ping in three weeks' time. : Death or recovery takes place inside
the leaves again showed themselves, soil tramped firmly on the leaves and Everything about the vineyard denotes -I of a week.A .
and the plants have grown finely around the stalk. Captain Horr, of that lots of intelligent work has postmortem shows very little
through the winter and spring. The Key West, owning a large pineapplefarm been done, and there is now on the blood i in the skin or muscles, and the
]leaves are now ripening, and soon the on one of the Ten Thousand vines to show for it, a crop which it is fat is brownish yellow. The bile is"'in
plant 'will,. go into its dormant condi Islands, tells me he has abandonedthe thought will not fall below one hun- I very large quantities in the gall blad--
II tion. trimming of the plants, and would dred tons. der, and the intestines and the liverare
'Judging from this experience of two not have them trimmed, if done for Many of the vines are thick with very yellow. The spleen (milt) is
years I should say that the plant will nothing, as his experience is that theydo huge clusters of perfect fruit, number- enlarged from three to six times its
grow well in Florida. It is, however, better without it. ing from twenty-five to thirty bunches.A normal size, and is of very blackish,
.a question as to its, being a profitablecrop look down the long rows revealsa pulpy consistency. The blood is in
to grow here. It is altogether Oowpeas for Green Manure. most lovely fruit picture full of small quantity and coagulated. De-
probable that it will give as much The system of plowing under cowpeas promise for a prolific' and profitable composition is rapid.
tannic acid as the saw palmetto, whichis in the early fall, I must believe will yield of the luscious Niagara'grape. The acute type of the disease is not
very rich in this substance. The be abandoned sooner or later by all Everything has been arranged for of very frequent occurrence among
attention which has been given to ex- intelligent cultivators. Do not under- systematic handling of the crop. The native cattle, but does occur often
tracting tannic acid from the saw pal- stand for a moment that I am not an large packing house has been put in enough to make it important that it
metto roots indicates that this indus advocate of fall plowing. There is order; the railroad spur, built from the should be better known. A brief his-
try has a profitable future. The saw nothing, in my opinion, that does land main line of the South Florida rail- tory of an outbreak among the cattle
':A,': palmetto grows in such endless quan- so much good as a thorough fall plowing road,has been arranged to convey the belonging to Mr. Cooper, of Tallahassee
tities in Florida' that it seems likely and especially is this the case, with fruit right from the door of the pack- will serve as a type.
that it will not be profitable to culti-- our heavy clay land of the Mississippidelta ing house to cars on the railroad track.A [The author, Professor A. W. Bitting,
vate any root in competition with it. but do not kill the pea to do the convenient car, the handiwork of proceeds> to state that Mr. Cooper
:'f O. CLUTE. plowing, and do plant a pea that will Manager King has been especially moved fourteen cattle from a farm
';:- ''':1,:'"" Lake City, May 37, i895.. grow till frost. Then plow them un- constructed for the convenient han d northwest of Tallahassee, only two
Lake City will be a "dry town" der, if possible; if not, let them alone ling of the crated fruit. miles, to another south of it. On the
:' ,," now. A law 'has passed the legislature until January; the pea will lose nothing, Inside the packing house tier after former they were all healthy, but on
to prohibit the sale of liquor, and if your ground was .properly pre- tier of perfect ,spring fruit crates are the new farm all became affected in
within five miles of the Agricultural pared at the time of planting it will stacked up ready for the packers, and about a month, and three died.]
College.-Floridian. not be in a bad fix for spring, rest ,as. in few weeks' time the place will be a All these cattle were examined forn

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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, Cotton Seed Meal, Blood and Bone, Acid Phosphate and Sulphate of Potash.. .

rice, $2 .00 per .Lon, F. O. B. -;

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Acid Phosphate, Dissolved Bone, Selected Kentucky Tobacco Stems, Ground Tobacco Stems, Etc.


Correspondence Solicited.

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I ticks, and all found to have them in received from that section in the New succulent bivalve along the coast adjacent make anything for hogs to eat. I 'myself -
greater or less numbers. Most of York, Eastern and Western markets. to the Manatee, Crystal and have thirty acres under hog proof
'4: them .were very young showing that The canning branch of the business,is Suwannee Rivers. Transportationlines fence. Fencing is so easy made wherewe
they had been there but a short time. also drifting to the coasts of the South are opening up this country, but have so much good timber.
The cattle that had been on the farm Atlantic and the Gulf States, and at present Cedar Keys is the shipping
continuously were badly infected. As many:large factories are located alongthe point. From Cedar Keys to Mobile Mr. Editor, I am not fighting on this
the Bureau of Animal Industry has coasts of North Carolina, Florida, Bay oysters are found in the greatest subject either way; I' can live either
represented the tick to be an important Alabama and Mississippi. It has been abundance, and we recommend the way, although I think it would be a
factor in conveying the disease, said by Northern.oystermen that the following places for locations: St great loss to the State at this time to
this would seem to lend proof to their Southern oyster could not compare Marks, Apalachicola and a place near drive all the stock out of it. I can't,
position.As with the New York or Chesapeake Mobile.-Secrets of Canning. for my part, see any money only in
an example of the disease occurring oyster, but we have eaten both, and ..... .. stock at the present time; in fact, it is
in imported stock, a carloadof can truthfully say that we have found A Hog Man Strikes Back. all the common people have got; take
milk cows were brought from the oysters in some sections of the South their stock from them now and it will '
North to Titusville and all died in a fully equal to the Northern article.In Prom the' Florida Ruralist. bring about starvation all over the land.
few weeks. Many similar ventures some sections of the South, how- Sir,. :-I claim a right to answer a We,as a people,are in a bad enough' fix
have resulted in a similar manner. ever, they are not so good; for exam- letter, published in your paper, written now, but remove the last hope for us ,
Many immigrants bring cows with ple, at Pensacola, Fla., though plentiful by B. Sutten, title of the piece 'was to sustain life, and where will we be ? J,
them, and'these can attest to the fact they do not open up well, are "Fence or no Fence," but winds up I think just now is the wrong time I
that few survive. rather salt, without flavor, and have a with,cowardly abuse about the writerof to disturb the distressed people of t
There are good breeders of cattle dark look and black gills. this piece. He calls me a thing Florida. Before that law to shut up
south of the Southern fever line, andto For Florida: Fernandina a good and speaks in his letter, says is it stock is passed, we must have some
those who wish to purchase stockto location, for the oysters are plentiful, not a shame and disgrace that a great kind of grass besides wire grass.
improve the common grade, our the territory large and the shipping State like Florida, a State'with greater There 'aint one family in ten can havea ''I
advice would be to buy from them. facilities particularly good ;then comes possibilities than any State in the cow. I say it is easier to write aboutall
The risks of importation from the Daytona, or New Smyrna at the Union, shall lay at the mercy of 'a these good things than to have
-1 North are large. In addition to liability mouth of Mosquito Inlet, where we few men. Yes, Mr., B., I say it is a them. When your fine pasture is to be
} to contracting Southern Cattle find the same conditions as in Chesa- shame that we have a few men that fixed it will prove a failure and the
Fever, the northern cow is not always peake Bay, being especially adaptedto ,are too lazy to. make any fence and poor has to pay for the whistle as
*, easy to acclimate.-Fla. Ex. Station the growing of the oyster. Thereis try to farm a little on the commons. usuaL: This law would be of great
; Bulletin, 28th. a good supply at the Inlet of the In- Mr. Editor\ did you ever know a man benefit to the railroads, they are at the
j > dian River, but they are not so,good, that was too l lazy to fence in a coun- bottom of it, it will be their gain and
Oysters in the South. being very like those, of PensacolaStill try where it was law for fence to be the poor man's loss. Take this privi-
i The writer,has made a careful survey further south along the coast to built and stock to be allowed to run lege from the poor of having stock,
i of the oyster grounds of the South Miami we find a plentiful supply, but at large ? Whenever a man dependson he is gone, he has to work at reduced
and finds the industry rapidly devel lack of good transportation facilities a shot gun for his fence, such a wages or starve. The colored element -
f oping but greatly in need of proper puts them out of reach of the marketsof man has no neighbors and has not can't hardly live now. Take
legislation, although the States are be- the country. In time, however, friends enough to bury him. Whena their hogs and cattle from them and
ginning to see the need and importance this will be a great place for this in- man will not respect the laws of where do you place them. It wouldbe
of such legislation and to give it dustry for there is a plentiful supplyof the country in which he lives, let the more honorable to kill them out- I
their consideration. Virginia and the raw stock and everything is readers think for themselves. I can right, than to pass a law that would
1 North Carolina are rigidly enforcing suited for growing. At Key West a only say, if all men would be gov- starve them unjustly. Mr. Editor, i
j their oyster laws, and Georgia has few oysters are taken but the business erned by the law the number please consider our condition as a
I taken steps' towards protecting her does not amount to much. Along the would be reduced in our State whole State of disheartened people.If .
: beds and those who cultivate them. Gulf coast they are very abundant and and county prisons. The writeris we can live let us live, and have
; Still there are certain restrictions yet are taken in large quantities, but new willing to live under any law that our hogs and cattle, and let Mr. B.
to be placed. Dr. Oemler of Wilmington and apparently inexhaustible beds are the majority of the people want. If the:: fence in his strawberry patch only
I Island, Ga., who cultivatesthe constantly being discovered. This law says shut up my hogs I will do it. about three-quarters of an acre. He
oyster to quite an extent, wisely section would be a veritable gold Shall I be denied of the right to raise has what he calls a good fence on ,
conceived the importance of the in mine if it were not so remote from hogs, and be abused for same under one. side of his pine forest, one I'
dustry, and: the present law is due to, the great markets. From Key Westto the present law? Mr. B. had better wire tacked on pine trees and a few
him in a very great measure. South Punta Rassa there every evidenceof fence before blowing so big. He says stakes runs to the bay. Just read his i
Carolina has also taken measures for great qnantities of oysters; from my hogs have damaged him two hun- letter and think of that, but he was in I II.
furthering the interest of her oyster. Punta Rassa to Cedar Keys the industry dred ($200)) dollars a,year for several hopes his letter would never be over-
industry. The fact is, this great industry is carried on to ,a greater extent years. I can't tell, for my life, what I. taken, but a man never runs long till
is moving South as is attestedby ; and we had the pleasure of eating the hogs done to damage him, for a he is overtaken. Now, Mr. Editor,
the thousands of barrels of oysters I some very fine specimens of this I man that will not fence is too lazy to I believe if Mr. B. is a fair specimen f

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of all your no fence writers, I am
sorry for them. Poultry. POPULAR POULTRY FARM,

I PETER K. HEKHEMA. Edited by S. 8. DeLANOY: Apopka, Fla. APOPKA. FLORIDA.
: We know nothing as to the meritsor .
I The present spring has had its advantages
demerits of Mr. Sutton's fence and
in no way does the dispute affect the as well'as its disadvantages; INDIAN GAMES.Sharps .

question of the right or justice of the the frequent showers and some heavy and Imported.: The best blood obtainable- in the world. Can furnish Eggs from separate
yards in one order.BLACK.
rains have no doubt done consider-
fence law. Mr. Sutton mentioned no
names in his article but Mr. Hekhema able damage to young chicks that LANGSHANS.

has tried it fit were not properly housed, or allowedto
the and
on shoe seems to An exceedingly fine pen of exhibition birds. Have added fresh blood in the shape of thebest; I
him. He is acting entirely within his run at large, consequently getting could buy from the breeders of the winners at Macon, Columbia, Kansas City and Madison Square
soaked more or less. But those that Garden, New York.BLACK .
legal rights, given him by the legislature -
this. were partly fledged and could look
of Florida. No one disputes MINORCAS.One
for themselves the rains have .
out bene
It is perfectly legal for his hogs to'
fitted in this way; by providing a yard only; headed by a shapely and beautifully plumaged male, the best we could buy
steal or destroy Mr. Sutton's crop. from one of New York's Famous Breeders. Eggs limited.
Morally, itl.:is just as wrong as if Mr.S green pasture for them to forage on.,
should go to Mr. H's field and Last spring things were reversed, ,

steal of his and take it home everything dried up, and burnt brown. Owing to the present condition of things in Florida we prepay the express at above prices. '
any crop No stuff in sight. Our choiceof Eggs: from the three breeds in one order if you desire A copy of the best Poultry paper published
and use it. green with each order as long as they last. Have your order booked ahead and avoid delays. Why sendto
Let us remind Mr. H that much of the two is the present spring. Jerusalem or Halifax for eggs when as good can be obtained in Florida at less money.guarantee .

the biggest stealing of the country is Mosquitoes and the insect pests, are S. S. DeLANOY, PROP.

done in a legal way. The man who now with us and young chicks will ....We Eggs: to arrive in good condition.
steals a million dollars in Wall street suffer more or less according to loca- I I
tion. It would pay to use some repellent -
does it the be-
on same principle, not insecticide about brooding I with hens for five years. I have lived principally devolve upon her. Whatis
it is but because the law
cause allows him right do, it. This is the coops to keep the bloodsuckers off considerably in the woods and know sent to market, beyond the needsof j
Mr. H places himself in and position and thus prevent them from sappingthe how fowls and animals live accordingto the family, should be her pin

his vitality and stunting the growing nature. I started on a small farm, money to purchase such things as she
not surprised that neighborsdo
we are
feel towards him. chick. We should think crude car- 25 acres, with 25 just such hens as does not care to spend money for out
not is very kindly bolic acid would smell bad enough to many farmers have.-the sort called. of the sale of the general products of
There that THE
one statement drive any self-respecting skeeter off dunghills. I got them to laying and I the farm, or to ask her husband for
RURALIST take and
must exception to
for five had day..I things not absolutely required or
that is the that the railroads the place. S. S. D. years eggs every
one are started in the winter with 200 old deemed the necessaries of life.
at the bottom of this "no fence" agita: Incubates and young. Found I had more stock The chicken business, as a business

tion. THE RURALIST began it and Editor: Farmer and Fruit Grower: than room-a bad fault, for I had independent of the farm, or where

has never had one iota of encouragement I thought at one time I would never more trouble in the next'four' months there is no range without becoming a

in it from any railroad companyor bother with an incubator, especiallyafter than I had in the following four years nuisance to one's neighbors, and

corporation of any kind, and any reading Mr. Rankin's experience. with the four principal diseases of the where the feed has to be all purchased,.

statement to the contrary is false. Getting up at night would not agree hen in captivity-cholera, roup, lice can be made successful in the South
Mr. H also have the in-
seems with my constitution. However I got and diarrhea. Here is my prescription only by a practical knowledge of the
sane idea that a no fence law means the fever, for it is like measles, catch- for these troubles-more room, business,and conducted on a scale be-

that no one shall have any stock. A ing. My first experience was with a healthy food and at the first sight of yond the abilities and caretaking of
fence law that there will be
no means home-made, hot water one, and it did disease, for cholera give one teaspoon. most persons engaged in other pur-
! fewer head,. but a single cow or hog, suits and'had better be under-
, ; very well-twenty-three chicks from ful of carbolic acid in a gallon .water ; not
kept up and fed properly and regularly thirty-three eggs-and I raised them diarrhea, one teaspoonful of tinctureof taken by parties not willing and ableto

" is worth a dozen of the scrubs now all, healthy and thriving from the Jamaica ginger in a gallon water; give it more attention than will
i existing on the range or what they can if the individual has
for lice, one teaspoonful sulphur in prove profitable
I, steal. There are plenty of forage start.Then I purchased a hot air one. It four quarts feed or mash ; for roup, other occupation.

plants successfully and profitably is not first-class, so could Dot expect it mix boracic acid with water so it can ,

grown in Florida that are adapted to do perfect work, but it does very well, be poured down the throat, give tea-
stock feeding. Another feature is the sixty and seventy per cent of the aver- spoonful and they will be cured. The sale of twenty thousand dollars

''I saving of manure. On the range none A great many chicks die just 'at' As a result of these discoveries I worth of real estate in and near Clear
of it is saved, while if the stock was age. Water within month and that for
the pipping stage-just why has not had fresh eggs every day and supplieda one ,,
kept enclosed, the manure saved been demonstrated. Some think too line of customers every week in five early improvement, is pretty good
would fertilize the pastures. evidence that we are in a live and
besides best
little or too much moisture the cause. years, supplying my cus
There is but one county in Florida I Not less moisture, I think, makes the tomer (myself.) During the two,years growing section. Other transfers and

that is producing butter in a commer- I most successful hatches. Thirty or 1891 and '92, I don't think I had one preparations for development arc

cial quantity. That is Leon county, forty out of two hundred egg capacityseems hen that laid fewer than 175 eggs each drawing near, and everything pointsto

which is under a no fence law passedin quite a lot to lose, but in setting year at a cost of 73 cents a hen, the a state of steady progress.ClearWater

1888 ; this county containing more fifteen hens it would be a rarity if price ranging from 12 to 35 cents a Press.FiORIDA.
good blooded stock than all the rest dozen. hatched the last
every egg hatched ; and when you con- They year
of the State .
put sider the few moments it takes to attend 97 per cent. of all eggs set ; so you see
H's statement about colored I it makes mad when hens REAL ESTATEWanted
to a machine, and the annoyance me they say
population is humbug, not one familyin I to mind and body in looking after fif- don't pay and they want protection

ten of the negroes have any stock, teen hens, smashed eggs, vermin, &c., against Canada ; yet they won't spenda in Exchange for Unencum-
outside of few chickens. bered
a .. give me the incubator every time. cent to better their own conditionor

Mr. J. P. Mace and son Loring, of We are having daily showers, with sell out so some one else can makea MASSAEHUSETTS COTTAGE LOTS

I Lake Helen, Fla., arrived here on resulting dampness. Look out for the home and do the work, unless he

i Thursday last. Mr. Mace is'here to little chicks, and on the first appear- will pay them four times as much as at $100 Each.

look after the interest of Mr. E. Nelson ance of drooping a few drops of aco- it is worth to them.-H. Hodey, in

Blake and his own. Mr. Mace nite in drinking water will ward off Country Gentleman. -

will at once give out the contract for sore head. A. M. G. .-. Near Station and Bathing Beach :
clearing twenty acres on his recent i The Wife's Pin floney. !
purchase on the river opposite the Success in'Egg Production. 1 1I I

McGreagor farm, and this is to be CHAPIN FARM AGENCY, I
planted in orange grove in the fall. It does not seem as though it wouldbe There is profit in hens to every
3-23-tf Augustine, Fla.
Mr. Mace is greatly pleased with the necessary to refer so often to poul-- farmer where they can forage for their

appearance of things in this section. try for profit to one who can average living around the feed troughs or THE

-Tropical News. 175 eggs a year from each hen ; but manger, gathering up the scatteringfeed IMPROVEDVIOTOR i
when we look at the average in this of the stock, chasing the grass

I The State of Florida in 1894 received State which is less than four dozen a hoppers and other insects, gatheringtheir .- 'INCUBATOR I

as royalties on phosphates hen while some get 200, it looks as green food from grass and weeds J Hatches Cblckens by Steam.

$12,298.05 and has suits now pending though some one was keeping hens at and taking the scraps and refuse from = 'i-B b The Absolutely simplest aelf-recnlatlnf., most reliable. \

I for the collection of other royalties of a loss. the table. Their product should be taandcheapestfrstclassII.tcher Vtn the

r about $100,000.-Tallahasseean. I will give an experience of miner the wife's portion, as the care will 4centof QEO. RTXL; market.lOlrcuiarafcee fc;CO., Qalncr IlL> I.

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Our Rural Home wall, into what might be, and ought .
to be, a little earthly paradise.
I have no experience with the wis- BJWARR ,(j
Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS, taria but of the blue laven-
St. can say or I Insist on of imitation
Thomas. Fla.
w der colored that nothing daunts it. trade marks
The Rainbow. Around and upon the roots of the and labels.

[Respectfully Inscribed to Mr. Wm. P. N.] vine grow a: barrel full, presumably, of

See the rainbow of peace and of promise,, banana roots, that I have vainly endeavored AR/t\/ MID HAl'EK SOPAA.
So gracefully bending above, to remove, but the vine \ \ .
Speaking eloquent nourishes ; a dozen others, also, growin
Token of God's present love;
close brotherhood perfectly unconcerned -
Why should we look for clouds only? DHA/lf4/
as to whether we have bananasor ,
Why should we see but a pall? packages
How can one cease to remember flowers. The long slender wistaria ,
God's benison over us all? vines are frequently found coming out

Was ever the tempest so angry, from under the other side or the build- .a, Costs no more than inferior package soda-

That after the lightning and rain, ing; have seen them a hundred feet j| never spoils the flour, keeps soft, and is uni. '
The bow that God set in the heavens long, and I have begun to utilize some
Was looked for by mortals in vain? of them as ropes. Being tough and versally acknowledged purest in the world. .
Has He ever broken His promise ?
flexible I find several for them.
Can infinite mercy e'er fail? uses Made only by CHURCH & CO., New York.
Let this bow of hope be our token- More of this another time. Yester- Sold by grocer everywhere.Write .
Let sadness never prevail. day I found a young wistaria seedling, for Arm and Hammer Book of valuable Recipe*-J1'BEB.
a pretty bushy thing about a foot in
Some days have been sorrowful, lonely, height and it
immediately transplanted
But the bow of promise shone bright,
And we knew 'twas the hand of God only. to the new home, for which it seems A Summer:,Drlnk.
That'thus on our dark sky could write ; impossible to get vines enough. For Our Rural Home. Recipes.
We'll trust to His guidance forever- SUMMER SALAD :
The ravens the prophet once fed, Ampelopsis quinquefolia, known by Boil together a cupful of corn, one One-half small head cabbage,
And God will yet succor His children, several common names, Virginia creeper of oats, one of wheat and,one of hops, Two heads crisp lettuce,
Nor will He give stones for bread. American ivy, etc., is an excellent in a gallon of water loran hour; then One cucumber,
MINNIE G. MILLS.St. climber for a veranda. The stems and put all in a stone jar, with one cup of One onion
Thomas, Fla., 1895. leaves are handsome enough to make or honey. When cold Salt, black pepper and cayenne to taste.
sugar Chop all together, and cover with the
one forget that it has a very insignificant add three yeast cakes; let it stand following mayonnaise. M.

Vines-Their Uses and Abuses. bloom. It clings to the. support, twelve hours, strain ,off into a jug, and SALAD DRESSING:
:., My neighbors said the vines about and arranges itself most'gracefully, all add cold boiled water to make a gal One fresh
; the cottage lured the house flies out to the while mounting onward and up- Ion. Put the jug into cold water to Two tablespoons. olive oil (or melted
a rest on the leaves and branches, whichwas ward,and presently the vine has spread keep it cool. The grain can be fed butter), .
the reason there were so few flies itself exactly where you wanted it, to the chickens. One and a half tablespoons mustard,

seen in my house. I had my own the- without aid from string or strap. It, Would not these ingredients make Three tablespoons salt,

t ory-that the''little frogs and harmless like the wistaria'and honeysuckle, may nearer to three gallons, and still be Two A little tablespoons pepper, vinegar.Mix .

lizards (though so few showed themselves be grown from cuttings. Many mis- strong enough "for hard working men the oil with the yolk gradually,
r ) fattened on the flies. But, per- take Ampelopsis quinquefolia for a and women?"-ED. O. R. H. slowly add the other ingredients, stirring
poison vine. it has been in last the white of the
haps, both were correct. Of one thingI Frequently egg beaten to astiff
am certain, that there are flies "ga- said: "Oh, you've planted poison oak; froth.
lore" in the present dwelling, and thereare don't touch it;" and I've repeatedly Mild Summer Drink. A DELECATE STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE :,

no vines yet luxuriant enough to shown the difference, that this ,vine'is Put in a large pitcher one,teacupfulof Bake a sponge cake in a dripping pan

1 win the pests away from the..rooms. "five-fingered," while the: poison vine oat meal, half a teaspoonful of salt, one with inch thick. While of still strawberries,warm, cover "
a thick.layer ripe ,
We will(see when they (the vines) have has but three leaves growing together.One and fill up with boiling water. Let it sprinkle with sugar, and cover the whole
attained the immense size of those I can't make a mistake in this; it, is cool; in anhour, the water will have a with a layer of frosting (as for lemon pie)' ,
then had rambling over the cottage, too plain. But to the casual observer decidedly milky taste, and be greatly half or three-quarters of an inch thick; I
whether house flies forsake us, or if the: two climbers bear'a strong resem- relished. Some prefer to use cold wa ornament the top with a few whole ber- I

they prefer our society. For the first blance. This climber is deciduous, ter, and some like to let it stand until cately.ries. Return Cut in to the oblong oven pieces to brown and send deli- I I

time in ten years they have annoyed making it desirable where one ,wants slightly fermented, when the taste is around thin cream after it, if not moist
,us this spring exceedingly. shade in summer, but sunshine in win- something like buttermilk.If enough.

;, "' .1 had considerable difficulty in con ter. strawberry juice is slightly sweet- PICKLED STRING BEANS : These are
: vincing one of my neighbors that vines The bignonias are handsome climbers ened, boiled and put up in bottles, an much relished during the fall and winter.

donot,, injure the house. In desperation whether blooming or not. Thereare agreeable drink may be prepared by Remove whole beans the hard boil ends in and salted strings water from till

I tore away more than a yard yellow and white varieties, as wellas pouring a glass half full then filling it they can be pierced; with a fork, but are
square' of honeysuckle, wistaria, R. the more common crimson ; all are' up with cold water. Grape jasiminoides, Madeira vines, etc., onthe hardy in the South. The .beautiful any ripe ''berries, may be used in the fill up while hot with boiling vinegar and
north side, and proved beyond dispute yellow jessamine (Gelsemium sem- same way. Care should be taken to seal. Spices can be added, if liked. Seal-
that the boards were not only perfect -, pervirens) should not' be forgotten.Its strain free from the seeds. A little ing secures them against fermentation
during the hot weather when there is so
; beneath their sheltering leaves, shining leaves (evergreen) and lemon juice, or a very small pinch of much trouble about pickles working. Put
t but, if possible, more dry than where swaying golden bells making it a very tartaric acid, may be added, if the up in this way, the housewife can rest se-
there were no vines. Unless where attractive decoration for a veranda; boiled juice is too sweet.-ED. O. R. H. cure during the season when any addi-
, large leaves hold water that has no but it should be remembered that tional care is too great a burden. .

way of escape, I cannot see how roof every portion of the plant is poisonous VEGETABLE SALAD :
I or"side wall is in theleast: injured. I -not to handle, but dangerous where Deafness Cannot be Cured. One pint string beans,

prefer the deciduous climbers, mingled children are liable to eat leaves or by local applications, as they cannot Three Ohe carrot or four new beets.,.
with the evergreens, for obvious real blossoms. I should discard this, reach the diseased portion of the ear. One onion ,
l beautiful though it be, if little ones There is only one way to care Deafness, One celery,head,
sons.The and that is by constitutional ,remedies.
11 Chinese wistaria does well belonged to the family. The blooms Deafness is caused by an inflamed condi Salt pepper and vinegar taste.
here. The deciduous foliage not have a peculiar fascination for them, tion of the mucous'lining ''of the Eusta- Boil the beans, beets and carrot tender;
:I being very dense. I like to ,have it in fact,,they do look good enough to' chian Tube. When this tube gets inflamed seasoned slice the ingredients vinegar.Con.I and. pour over the
growing with evergreen honeysuckles, eat." I have not advised the plantingof yon,have a rumbling sound or, imperfect I
thorny climbers close the hearing, and when it is entirely OYSTERS :
j particularly lonicera (Hall's or the to *house, )
closed Deafnes is the result, and unless Six ears green'corn (grated),
I French honeysuckle) in every respect and certainly there are vines in abun- the inflamation can be ''taken out and One egg,
: an excellent climber, the loose white- dance without bringing any poisonous this tube,restored to'its normal condition One tablespoonful, flour,
flowered and fragrant racemes, min ones. hearing will be destroyed forever ; nine ,One tablespoonful sweet milk,
gled with the lavender hued wistarias, Clematis is too well known'to need cases out of ten are caused by catarrh, Pepper and salt to taste.
which is nothing but an inflamed condi- small into the frying
Drop spoonfuls .
make a lovely combination. If, then, description. C. crispa is blooming for tion of the mucous surfaces.We pan containing a little hot butter and lard,
the coral bells of the scarletfloweredhoneysuckle the first time for me, having proven will give One ,Hundred Dollars for and cook delicately.To .
.. before alluded to are victorious over the severe winter. Its any case of Deafness (caused by Catarrh) CAN SWEET CORN: Shave from the
,intermingled in graceful confusion, a blue bells are singular and very love- that cannot be cured by Halls Catarrh cob carefully with a sharp knife and
Cure. Send for circulars, free.F. a little. Add one tablespoon white
. bare brown wall is transformed intosomething ly-the entire vine scrape
.. / graceful.M. I J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O. sugar to each quart. Fill your cans, put
L. .' more' than a mere house G. 'M. JBSy Sold by Druggists, 75c. on the covers, but don't seal; place ,in

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lj your wash boiler with a thick folded clot!l quires a pro rata of carriage between r.
under them, and pour in enough cole Florida and New York, and the West Costs LESS than "Cheap" Paint or S, P. White Lead.

water to come up to the neck of the cans, PHAMMARAINT Write for Book on Painting and Color Card, FREE., If
putting weights on to hold thorn down ;: enjoyed by California to quardruple I not on sale in your town we will quote.price delivered,
: ,and send written for five
heat and boil two and half the product of the winter gardens of prepaid guarantee years.
up gradually a
hours. Remove, one at a time, fill full Florida, enabling the growers to put

with boiling 'water, if heeded, and seal. their crops into Northern markets at

When wanted for use, season and warm; a price that would ,quadruple the de
but don't let it boil.-Mrs. C. E. Allen. i
mand. It was a great thing for the EVAPORATE YOUR FRUIT :
companies to make an $80 rate per
Six fresh tomatoes
car for watermelons to the East and ,
Two cucumbers I
One onion, West, but compare it with refrigeratorfruit

One head celery car service from California to

Two' hard-boiled eggs. Chicago and New York two to three ThT H01\l\E

.Slice thin,and place by layers in a salad. times the distance and at
: bowl, omitting the onionif; not liked; add
tively increased for
\ cost cooling the
a dash of cayenne pepper,. salt to taste,
and vinegar,-A. Mann. car. WITH THE

VEAL AND YEOTADLE' STEW: "Arrangements recently made between /7 ; I

. Two lean veal l P. D. Armour of Chicago, and
pounds o
Three pints green peas, the Southern Pacific railway will serveto o II S s. Cook Stove Drier.

I I A few potatoes, reduce the rate from Sacramento to

,! A few carrots, if liked. Chicago $90 per car against the 0
Boil the veal till tender, or about two old 0
rate of The
125. new rate to
hours ; then add the potatoes and carrots 0
(the latter previously boiled in water, ,by New York is 130 and the 'old 175,

themselves and skimmed out), season to Boston and New' Orleans 140 _- D-: f 100"U.s:' Hundreds of Dollars Worth

with salt, pepper and butter to taste and against! 200, and to Louisville 115 ; i

chicken with flour like gravy.-A. M. against 150. Corresponding reduc- IUENTNAV.590; PAT.NOV.5.90. of Frilit. Ban be Saued d :

PICKLED CAULIFLOWER: Select close tions have been made all along the I

white bunches, let stand, head downward line from various primary pointsto with this Machine :
in salt water twohours to remove
any insects; cut into small clusters andboll eastern markets. The new cars are i
five minutes in salted water. Have' of the l latest 'pattern and combine the Eueru

ready spiced vinegar scalding hot, madeas principles of both refrigerator and ven-

followf: tilated cars. As much of the fruit is

One gallon vinegar, shipped over the first' few hundred
One cup white sugar, To meet the demand for a Small, Cheap,
A'dozen blades of mace, miles of road at night when the cool

Two dozen white pepper-corns, air is beneficial to the fruit, advantagewill l Drier, suitable for use on any Ordinary Cook,

One tablespoon celery seed, be taken of this and Truckee Oil or Gasoline stove, ;we now 'offer, the

One tablespoon coriander seed, made the first icing point. This will above. 'It is very Simple, Economical, Bffi-L

One tablespoon mustard, cient and Convenient, and for Farmers'Use
Some bits of red pepper pods, make a saving in the item of ice of _
Wbat'is'Wanted we' believe
and The
$15 to $30 car. Just ,
Put the boiling hot cauliflowers into per --:-:=
glass jars,,fill with the scalding vinegar' With a pro rata per mile for the Cheapest and Best Little Dryer of. its class on

and seal. transportation of Florida products, no the Market. "

TE KEEP EGGS : A lady who claims to State would possess greater induce- i

I have had twenty years' success offers ments to the emigrant, and vegetables

this recipe in the -'Ohio Farmer," for would be almost as common on the $8.50 IN VALUE FOR $5.00
I keeping eggs: Take good fresh eggs and
j Northern' markets in winter as I the
\ rub them over with'melted lard; thus
closing the in the shell. Then, summer, and within'the reach of all.Don't .
j pores put Through a special arrangement are enabled to offer'the U. S. COOK STOVE DRIER,,the
, a layer of oats or bran in a box and a .-, regular price of which is'$7, for only $5, together YEAR'S'SUBSCRlfrTIOtf: >TIOtotTO, THE .
layer of eggs, setting them on the end .
FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER regular price $: oo.
i and not allowing them to touch each To any one' sending a Club of 6 Yearly Snb-fibers to the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER at
, other, separating ,them by oats or bran. $2 each or 4 Subscribers and $2 in Money, we will send one of the 'Drier Free;
Subscriber! in a club who wish to take' advantage of any book premiums or others offered to
I In this fill the box and the will
way eggs subscribers count the same AS those takin the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER only.
keep fresh. Mr. Thomas! Millen of Glen St. Mary, Fla,, has used this Drier and writes : "It does good work
*-+-. for the cost of it."
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A Great Stayer.As .

competition increases it becomes Put(a Tramp in Charge I I This Drier has eight Galvanized Wire Cloth IT IS THE GREATEST ON THE MARKET.'LITTLE BREADWINNER
feet of surface.
harder and harder for the business Trays containing 12: square tray
man The;dimension", base 22x16 inches height 26 Its capacity is ample for Domestic use, being
If obliged to one, give him -
to succeed, and in recognition of this employ a position inches Sent by freight' at receivers expense. greater than some machines which sell for Fit
where It will not harm If he
fact, the public is often informed that \fiong." Many farmers have you lost heavily goes Weight, "crated, about 27 pounds. teen' or Twenty dollar, It is always ready for

this or that thing has "come to stay." wire to save money on wages, so also on is always ready for use and will last a life on immediate sundry fruits use., berries The working, etc.. fiat of sfies the us machineon that it
A strong purpose is good, but doing the >fences. Soft wire Is CHEAP but non- time. Has been thoroughly tested and approved, will happily fill a want our correspondents have
elastic. It to work well while are
appears and will more than please As a great
thing is better. One of the you. urged upon us to supply!
even greatest matching It, but when your back Is turned It Economizer and Money maker for Rural people -
stayers we know of is Pain-Killer, the gives you the slip. It Is safer to require references it is without a rival. TO E I LADIES! of the Household in Town or
advertisements of which we are printing and the best In the world are fur- 111 country. It is a little Gold
nished by the I With it you can at odd times, summer or win Mine. Thousands of careful prudent household
elsewhere. This famous old family, PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO. Adrian Mich. ter, evaporate enough wasting fruit etc., for managers, who have no i timenor necessity tall
remedy has stayed in the homes of the family use. and enough to sell or exchange for engage in evaporating fruit for market as a business -
country 55 years, and is to-day more or the greater part of your groceries, and in but who have frequent use! for just such an
fact household No labor on the farm '
ORANGE GROWERS expenses. article as this for making'smaller quantities of
popular than ever. This one fact provesIts will pay better or as well,as that of converting dritd fruit, berries and vegetables for their own
value, and makes argument unnecces- your wasting fruits into evaporated,s1 ock. The u"e or for sale, will find it the most satisfactory
sary. It only remains for the proprietorsas ATTENTION berries, pears, plums etc., if evaporated, will sell and profitable investment they could make A
or exchange pound for pound for butter, granulady can easily lift it on and off the stove, as it
( they are now doing) to remind each lated sugar or most groceries, while! weighs but about Twenty Pounds. It hat inter
coming generation that for over half a guavas, sweet corn or peaches bring good prices changable galvanized wire cloth trays which .
century Pain-Killer has been ,recognizedas I I am able to supply you with Orange and Lemon if you have only a few trees in your yard or will not rust or discolor the fruit, etc;, and will
bud wood of standard varieties, such as town lot, one of the U. S. Cook Stove Driers will last for years, It is made of iron, except tray
the handiest, surest and cheapest cure HART'S TARDIFF, enable you at odd hours to evaporate enough frames and supports. Can be used for broiling
for the common ills of humanity, and MAJORCA, fruit for family use and e ough to sell or exchange beef' steak fish, etc., using but the lower tray for
that a'bottle on their shelf will sooner RUltY.JAFFA.. for the greater part of your groceries. this purpose.

or later save them trouble and sufferingand
money. Address all orders

Improved Service of, Railway Com- ST.DANCY MICHAEL TANGERINE, $ FRUIT GROWER",

panies. Now Olve Us' the ,Re- CHINA MANDARIN, Etc,
duced Rate. Jsao1 sol:1: : '%'VI.11e F'loridst.PtTTSI3 .
At the following prices;

For the improved service of the railway 1000, $5.00;' 3000 $12.00; 6000 $20.00.
!! VI .Gra--PmNNSYX.V: : : .A.1V.A..
companies in shortening time of CASH'' WITH ORDER.In .

transportation of perishable goods Lemons. Lisbon, Villa Franca, Eureka, at ESTABLISHED'
Somers Brother: & Co.
same prices.Buds
there is due 'appreciation by the vegetable delivered without further cost to you and 1876.
and fruit shippers. But they guaranteed to arrive in fine order. Orders
booked now for June delivery. Address,
still have somewhat against these same C. S. BURGESS, Merchants Fruits and Produce.Commission .

transportation companies in the still Riverside Nurseries,
exorbitant somewhat Riverside, Cal. Refer to Banks, Mercantile Agencies and 1 the business community of Western Pennsylvania.
although re- Reference.-Orange Growers' Bank, Riverside, Market Reports, special references: to regular shippers, Dipping stencils, stamps, etc.,fur-
duced rates of carriage. It but re Cal. Florida reference given wanted Dished free application. INQUIRIES I AND CORRESPONDENCE INVITED,

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'Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower A Surplus of Silver. willing-No, sir. I'answer for you. cursed, Come out, come out, thou
We thoroughly agree with the But it will come, "truth crushed to bloody man and thou man of

Manatee River Journal when it says : earth," &c. You can't crush the Belial. .
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION We hear deal in this day spirit of a man who knows he is i "Then said Abishai the
I For One Year ................................?*. a great son of
i For Six Months..... ..............u. ..... 1.00 from private individuals advising the wronged, especially this particularone. Zeruiah unto the king : Why should,
In Foreign Countries ...........oases...... 3. coinage and circulation of a great Justice will finally be done.I I i this dead dog curse my lord, the
Subscriptions in all cash in of silver also heara have not been idle these ? Let
advance. No discount allowed on one's amount money; we twenty- king me go over, I pray thee,
own subscription(except in a club), but to great deal from the highest officialsof eight years. All know me, and of and take off his head.
all agents a liberal cash commission will the government who are most likelyto my life and labors. While fruit "And the king said : What 'have I
be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby be best informed denouncing this growing has been my speciality I have to do with you, ye sons of Zeruiah ?
them. Write for terms. policy as certain to be detrimental.The followed nearly a dozen avocations So let him curse because the Lord
To every new subscriber we will"Garden-send, attention of those who believe besides, and I think in most persuits hath said unto him : Curse David.
of Whitner's
1. postpaid ing in ,Florida.a copy" For two new subscribers that there is not at present sufficient have had more than the average suc Who shall then say : Wherefore hast
i at $2.00 each, we will send, silver money in the country has been cess. No one ever accused me of dis- thou done so ?
,! postpaid, a copy of Moore's' "Orange lately called to a fact extremely con- honesty or of ever deserting the cause "And David said to Abishai and to

Culture." tradictory to their recently expressed of humanity-the religion of Jesusor all his servants : Behold, my son,
Rates of application.
advertising on
'., 'Remittances should be made by check, theories. ... the Democracy of Jefferson.The which came forth of my bowels, seek-
postal note money order or registered The government has bought silverin letter which you so recently eth my life ; how much more now
,, letter to order of time past and coined therefrom squelched was a lick in defense of may this Benjamite do it ? Let. him

:: FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER 422,000,000 silver dollars. After the justice, in defense of labor, in opposi-- alone and let him curse.; for the Lord
:i Jacksonville, Fla. usual efforts to bring them into circulation tion to wrong and robbery ; it was hath bidden him.

the people have refused to accept calculated' to right those wrongs which "It may, be that the Lord will look
NOTICE of this inconvenient form of sooner or later will result in some- on mine affliction, and that the Lord

money but $54,000,000, leaving in the thing worse than a thousand freezes. will requite me' good for his cursingthis
of this
If receive a
you copy treasury of the United States 368,000- Suppress, yes, crush, imprison, hang day.
i paper which you did not order, 000 silver dollars which the people the reformer and enslave the con- "And as David and his men went'

,! consider it an. invitation to sub will not use. If this money were piledup former, for the King can do no by the way, Shimei went along on the'
scribe. If. you do not want it, in stacks eight feet long, four feet wrong. The Pope is infallible. We hill's side over against him and cursed

kindly hand it to a neighbor. high and four feet across, it would four and no more is the idea as he went and threw stones at him

I make 1,027 cords. Add to this suffi- WM. P. NEELD.P. and cast dust.

CONTENTS. cient uncoined silver in the vaults to S.-It is hard to let up on this "And the king and all the people
I make 178,000,000 more silver'dollars, theme. No man is ignorant that were with him came weary, and
state News....................... ........ 354 and have cords of silver enoughnot refreshed themselves there."
you 1,527
to knavish
The Art of Canning; Some Thoughts About or enough not ++-.
I the. Orange Trees........._.......... ... 355 money, which the people cannot be in- to admit-"behind the curtains"but The State Press.
i Preserving Fruit in Borax; Thousands of duced to use. Does this country that the people are robbed by
Pineapple Plants Letter From Lee The country papers are often looked
County.....'. .......;..... ................... 356 need more silver money? corporate and trust powers, but how upon as the weaker vessel, but theyare
Canaiere Cowpeasfor Green Manure; Mag-' This vast amount was gathered to aboutit
; many papers ever say anything this
nificent Southern Cattle standing "storm and stress
I Fever....Grape....... .Crop.....;.. ..... ..... ....... 357 satisfy men who believed the people ? Why has there been not one period" better than the banks. The
Oysters in the South ; A Hog Man Strikes required more money to do business. word of complaiftt in columnsof '
Back... ....... ............................ 359 your Cocoa Public Spirit, The Belleview'
this most heinous of all
I POULTRY-Incubators; Success in Egg Production previous Blade, and perhaps one or two others
; The Wife's Pin Money......... 359 The Voice of Shimei. wrongs-this taking of all the vege- which we do not now recall, have. disappeared i
OUR RURAL HOME-The Rainbow; Vines- Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: ble crop by the transportation or ex- from table.
our exchange
Their Uses and Abuses; A Summer .
Drink; Recipes. ................. .:....... 360 I note what Mr. Howard of Sor- press company ? You can't mend, But it may be said, without any disparagement ,
A. Great Stayer; Improved Service on Railways pacify or squelch the men who haveso .
.......................... ... ..... .oo 361 rento has to say in your paper. The to their projectors, that
EDITORIAL Surplus' of Silver; The Voice meaning and the size of it is that this long suffered these depredations.No these journals were premature and had
of Shiraei; The State Press.... .......... 362 country and this world were made for sir, it is a lie to publish to the not a sufficient backing of populationto
Markets; Irrigation.......................... 36 wife world the "rose tinted" letters of
"myself, my &c., us four and justify the venture.
More Decortication of Ramie
Squeezes; ; Recuperation -
: Natural Fertilizer Factory; no more. There's another one of some who have been admitted. No Clay County felt the cold weather
The Second Frost in the North.......... 364 those little fellows who in spirit Florida man can blow away with a severely account of its Northern
Weather and Crops............................ 363 poor little the stubborn solid ,
Crimson Clover The presided in the days of "the inquisition. gas rocky position, but the Green Cove Spring
; Georgia Colony; Will
Potatoes Sprout from Pieces Without ." I bet a nickel he voted the facts that an active life has dug up inaugurates the summer dull season
? Free Fertilizer....................
Eyes 366 and stored for near thirty .
Democratic (?) ticket last year and away years.I with a supplement full of good read-
-S- will do so for the balance of his life. probably, am as much disgustedwith ing. It says, with a modest complacency -

ii Weather. ,' In Jacksonville. He can't bear to hear the truthletters some presentments of the situa- which is entirely j justifiable : "It
(. Week Ending June 3, 1895 and reports must be just' "so"- tion as Mr. H. possibly could be of is a little out of the usual for a news-

a. s. ". .. like an orthodox(!) sermon. He anything that I could say. But why paper to contain as large a percentage '
r." DATE.rt P. a: boi!) u m H would probably resist any scheme or does a 'man flinch ? It must pinch of reading matter as this morning's .

.:' --oo -00 - proposition that he did not hatch, no him. If one has no personal endsifmy issue of the Spring does. Of .
May 28 ... ....74 77 87 71, 16 79 .0 matter what the cost. statement does not apply to any the thirty-six columns thirty are read-.
.. ......
May May 29 30June ..........75 78 77 77 86 88 71 721680 IS 78 .0.0 But, never mind, the "mills of the one, then no one is hurt. I speak for ing matter-good, bad and indifferent. -
; ...... ....76 79 90 702080 .0 gods" will not when no one else. Even Mr. Editor
i...... ....76 81 93 71 22 82,, .o stop they strike you We are not complaining, but
: June 2 ...77 Si 92 73 19 82 o Mr. H. Just the same the truth remains -. have'recently said that the "fools were the paper could do a: better service if
Junes............79 81 92 72 20 82 .o stated in not all dead and that
-. - as a recent letter of it had a better advertising patronage.It .
Mean .........76 79 90 71 18 80 ..0 mine that you have refused to pub. orange business would still go on is not for us to say whether it deserves -
I Total ralnfal1.i lish. Florida is a back number andit and the four million boxes would soon it."

i I A. J. MITCHELL, Observer. is best that people should realize it be back, or words to that effect. Stickto The Citrus County Chronicle was'
I and for the it fight it out on that line if that is
1 prepare worst. burned out a few days ago, but, noth
: The farmers of Russell county, Alabama Of course matters would not be so your opinion. I hate a coward or a ing daunted, it came out on schedule

just across the river from Columbus bad if we had a government-one that liar. WM. P. NEELD. time, having been printed at one of

: are having the unusual experience would foster and protect labor and Probably we can do no better thanto the Ocala offices. We congratulate'

'I of gathering hundreds of bushels production only so much as it does quote the Scriptures to Brother our neighbors on their good fortune,
I of' seed from the common swamp capital. Had Florida in the past been Neeld : in having a bank account sufficient to

cane,'arundinaria macrosperma. Professor enjoying freight rates that others have "And when King David came to replace its plant at once.

L. A. Sayre, a distinguished bot- had, our people might have been in Bahurim, behold,. thence came out a The Fort Myers Press offers its es-
anist, says arundinaria testa, a related the financial condition that you seem man of the house of Saul, whose tablishment for sale, together with lot
species, blooms only after a developmerit' to think Messrs A. H. P. and H. and name was Shimei, the son of Gera ; and office. Yet in the local columnit

of ten to thirty years, and he no doubt a few others are; but had all he came forth and cursed still as he says : "Still another quire is added
adds: "It is probable the plant you been as successful, it stands undis- came. this week to our subscription list.

have here fruiting is one that has very puted then that none would have had "And he cast stones at David andat Ah, there is nothing to equal the pros.

long intervals of development; possibly anything. Of several thousand all the servants of king David ; perity of a newspaper printed within
as much as thirty years elapses be- growers you can only think of four and all the people and all the mightymen the sacred walls of the Temple of
fore it flowers and fruits. If this be that have saved up something to tide were on his right hand and on "Truth. Its friends are legion and its

the case, its utility as a plant for economic them over. Now suppose we have a his left. path the path of peace. Come and

purposes may be doubtful." full report. Are you and Mr H, "And thus said Shimei when he jine.

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fiarkets. Imports for the week Bermuda 42,515 THE
crates onions, and 302 crates other vege ,fr

onions.tables. Liverpool 4,106 _bags Egyptian FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF '
FRUITS AND PRODUCE. Cucumbers have met a very fair demand ,

I I Corrected by Marx Bros. when fancy, but poor move slowly; JA.CKSOl u"II4LE.
These are average quotations. Extra choice most Florida are below prime and not

I lots lots fetch sell lower.prices above top quotations, while poor worth over freight.OnionsBermuda. The Oldest National Bank in the State.This .
are with confi-
English Ptas bu.... .__....... .... 1.60 dence few Bank, aftEr twenty years of successful business, has just undergone a rigid special exami.
Cowpeas, ...-.. .... 1.25 as more are expected to come nation by the United States Comptroller's Department,and has had Its charter extended for an
WhippoorwIll.......,...... 1.50. forward, and holders are not urging sales. other period of twenty years
Red ............. .... I.?5 Egyptian are firm at 1.80 to 1.90, some I By conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
Ripper... .. ...... '
.. .. 2.00 strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands.
Cocoanuts.... .......... .............. 3.50 sales up to 2.00 per bag. I We invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relations, assuring you that your
Peanuts, best brand...... .... ........03'10.04 J 4 Squash in fair supply and dragging. : favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention.
Cabbage, bbl.... ... .... ..O..4 ...I.. 1.50102.00 heavily at lower figures. .
Pineapples,each ............. 06 to .08 JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
Potatoes, bbl. Burbanks..... .......... 2.50 String Beans-The heavy offerings have President. Cashier.
.. sack, .......... ........... ..... 2.40 kept prices low, but choice have met a
new, bbl. ... ... .......... 2.50 very good demand. Charleston have sold Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
Onions, Egyptian, 2 bu. sack. I... .... 2,25
$ggs....... .. ..-............... ...... .12 largely at 75c to 1.00, some poor lower,
and a few fancy wax higher. Georgia not
Corrected by Davis & Robinson. very good as a rule, and 40 to 60c covers I

Yellow Yams, bush ........ .......... .75 general sales, a few of the best wax higher. !
I. Sweet ..... .... ........ .75 .Tomatoes Arrivals have been much COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
Potatoes. -
,bbl., none..... ...... 1.50 to 2 25
Lettuce,.doz., plentiful at.........._. 10 to .15 lager"an the market has steadily, de-
Celery none, ............u.........' .. .... clined until at the close, fancy ripe offer- HEADQUARTERS FOR FLORIDA FRUITS.
EggPlants, bbl...................... 3.00 at 2.25 to 2.50 and and
Tomatoes, crates .... .... ...._u...2.00102.50 ing green poor ORANGES, LEMONS PINEAPPLES
Sweet Pepper, bu. .. ..... .............2.50t03.oo range from 1.00 to 2.00 per carrier. ALL KINDS
Okra, bu, ..... .... ..i.............. 2.50103.00 ,Beets, L, I & J'y, per 100 bchs, 4.00 to No. 20 West Front Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.ORANGE .
Green Beans, no demand ............ 6.00 Fla. off crate 75c to 1.25
Peas, poor demand..... ... .....75 to 1.00 ; tops per ;
Turnips, bunch........................ .03 to.04 Sav., tops off, per crate, 1.00 to 1.50; Ch'nEer
Cucumbers, crate..................... .25 to .iO 100 bunches, 1.50 to 3.50. Cucum- CA [1 IE'OR: IA
Pumpkins, each................. ...o..05 to .15 Ch'n bskt 1.OOto 1.50 Sav.
Kershaws, each.... ....... ......... .Io to .15 per ; per
Parsley,per doz. bunches........... .20 bskt 75c to 1.25 ; Fla., per crate, .50c to \ LEMON TREES .
Carrots,Fla., per doz.bunches........ 20 to .25 75c; Fla. per bskt, 50c to 1.00. Squash, ,
Green onions, per doz. bunches....... .15 to .20 s'n white small crate 25c to 50c c'k- :
bushel ............ to per ;
Pepper, none 1.50 2.00 AT LESS THAN OUR OLD
Sage well cured, Ib........ ............. loto. 15 neck per small crate, 25c to 75c; s'n mar- PRICES FOR
Lima Beans, shelled,qt, none ...._. row per bbl crate, 1.00 to 2.00; s'n white,
Hens........ .._.........u......._u..... .3to .35 bbl crate 1.00 to -. String beans, E' RADA: : GR.O:
Roosters...........u.._........ .25 per Wi STOC
Broilers................................ .15 to .25 Ch'n wax, per bskt, 75c to 1.25; Ch'ngreen '
Turkeys, per pound,gross.......?_. .12 to .14 75c to 1.00; Ga. wax, per crate .50 Choice 2 year old Buds on 4 year old Sweet Roots. Homosassa and Jaffa Orange and Lisbon
Ducks..... .......... ..... to Lemons at 50 cents each
.25 .30 to 1.00 Ga. crate 40c to 75c.
Geese. demand .... ............... ; green, per ,Strong one year old Tangerine, Malta and Ruby D.lood. Tardiff and Mediterranean Sweets and
New Beets, per 100. ...................... .25 to .50 Tomatoes,Fla., fancy ripeper carrier, 2.25 Satsumas on 3 Yf'arold Sour roots at 40 cents each. Villa Franca, Lisbon and Eureka Lemon same
Watercress, per doz................. .25 to 2.50; Fla. p'r to g'd, per carrier, 1.00 to price. I have samples in my yard and they are
Cauliflower doz...... ........... .... ..75102.00New 2.00.
Potatoes, bbl. ............... ..... 2.00 to 3.00 STRICTLY FIRST CLASS AND WELL GROWN.
Florida Cabbage, each............ .... .6 to 12 Pitta
Strawberries qt...... .... ...... .... .08 to .10 burg Market. ....
Asparagus, Fla. per 100......,....... .... .... extra large, 100 14.00 Send me your orders at once so as to.get trees in time for the coming rainy season. 25 per cent
Blackberries, qt .. ........ .......... .04 to 08 Pineapples, in advance, balance on receipt of trees.
Melons, in demand..... ........ .... to 16.00; large, per 100, 11.00 to 12.00; c. A. BOONTK Ag1:
Canteloupes,bbl..... ...... .......... 3.00 to 4.00 medium, 10.00 to 11.00; small,5.00 to 6.00. ,
\ Plums bus... ... .... ........ ..... i.oo to 1.50 Cocoanuts, per 100, 3.00 to 350. Potatoes, Orlando: : F'1Et..
(,C j .- Bermuda Chili, 5.00to, 5.50; Rose, 4.75 to

New York. Market. 5.00; Triumph, 3.50 to 4.00; Peerless, 3.50 gia this season. Bradley Redfield. Eugene B. Redfleld."r .
. 1 t to 3.75. Cabbage, Charleston, crates, California cherry dealers and receivers ,
Oranges are in poor demand. Sicily 2.00 to 2.25; Norfolk, barrels and crates, have been in hard luck. Considerableof ESTABLISHED 1871. .
ranging at 2.25 to 2.75 box; Jamaica repacked 1.50 to 2.00. Tomatoes, per 6-basket car- the offerings were in such bad condi-
barrels 5.00 to 6.00; Havana original rier, 4.00 to 4.50. Cucumbers, ex. fancy, tion that they didn't look good enoughto REDFIELD & SON,

3.00 to 3.50. Pines are in heavier receipt hot-house, doz., 50 to 60; good ordinary, bring the freight and many of tlwm
1 though choice moves well; the range hot-house, 30 to 35; Southern, per bu., didn't. Even the best of them went at Commission MerchantsAND

is from 3.00 to 12.00 per hundred. 1.50 to 1.75; per ..bushel basket, 75 to very low figures. The big local crop has

Berries-Receipts of strawberries since 1.00. been a factor in the market, and it's already -
Monday have included 57,059 crates SOMERS BRO. & Co. clear that California fruits won't

by Pennsylvania railroad and 4,000 crates .4 find here such a profitable and invitingfield Fruit Auctioneers

by Old Dominion steamers. The large ST. Louis, June 3. Oranges-Firm. as they did in the past three years. ,

offerings have met a good demand when in California-Naval, fancy, 3.50 to 3.75; The outlook for the Californians at this r 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, J'a.
good condition and prices have improved choice, 2.75 to :/ .25; sedhngs, 2.00 to 2.50. time is far from encouraging.P. .
slightly toward the close. Monday ber- Lemons-Firm. Messina, fair, 3.50 to M KIELY. We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetable,
in order and sold 4.25 to 4.50 Califor- either at private sale (which has heretofore been
ries mostly box
were poor 4.00 per ; fancy, ; our custom) or by the auction system (recently
from 4 to 6c, very poor lower and prime nia, 3.00 to 3.35.PineapplesFlorida. Irrigation. added! to our business) as you may desire.
7 to 9c rarely a shade higher.MelonsMuskmelons 4.00 to 5.00 per Does it pay ? What is the best and

have appearedfrom crate and 1.50 to 2.25 per dozen; damagedless. worst that can be said of it? Will it
in small and have
Florida quantities .
sold promptly when ripe, but many green Peaches-Florida, 1.00 to '1.25 per } bu. pay to put in an irrigating plant for QUICK.WORK

and such neglected. Only a few water- crate. an orange grove or a vegetable gar- ,

melons in as yet and no values estab- Cabbage-Dull. :Mobile, 1.25 to 1.50 den ? How many acres and what In selling and paying for Fruits and., Veg

lished. per crate. kind of products will justify the ex etahlrs shipped to us istnrmott, W-E
Potatoes. Sweet Potatoes-Nansemond, 2.7o to penditure for a plant ? What is the FIR..T PLACE BECAUSE WE NF.VER
I Imports for the week: Bermuda 1,647 3.00 per barrel, on orders; Bermuda, 2.25. lifetime of ? How will BUY OURSELVES. They are protected
barrels. New Potatoes-Southern 2.0Q( to 2.50 a plant by our 40 years experience without defaultng -
!, to iron pipe be serviceable in southern a dollar. Inquire as to our standingand
New potatoes have continued to arrive per barrel, 85 to" 90c per sack, and financial s-nbilit\ which any bank or
I freely and while there has been a good 85c per bUShPI.Cucumbers sand ? What are established resultsas merchanthaving mercantile reports can
demand, prices have eased off as the sup- Florida, 40 to 50c per to increase of fruit; of vegetables? verify-thn try us-WK; BELIhVE OUR
\ ply has increased, and, market closes bushel box Louisiana, 1.00 to 1.50 per METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
; of) the quality of fruit ; of vegetables? your name for our quotations. Stencil and .
; barely steady on a basis of 3.00 and 3.50 barrel, and 50c per crate. in cards fr, e. Letters promptly answered I
Does the quantity or qual
for prime Southern though a few extra Tomatoes-Florida, 2.50 to 3.00 per 6-
fancy marks still reach 375 and 4.00 basket crate; green less. ity pay 6 per cent on the investment FRENCH & CO., i

while seconds range from 2.00 and 2.50 The first peaches of the season here and.working of a plant? Would those

per bbl. North Carolina shipments will were received by P. M. Kiely & Co. last who have spent $2,000, $5,000, $to- 116 Warren St,, New York.

probably commence next week. Ber- Thursday. They were grown and ship-
000 or $50,000 in a plant for an or- ESTABLISHED 1855.
muda have declined with Southern and ped by I. N. Barron of Tyler, Texas. The
5.00 is extreme for best marks with under fruit was unusually fine and large for ange grove or other product

grades lower in proportion. Old potatoes first receipts, came in peck boxes and repeat the venture in the light of their

have come in a little more freely sold at the fancy figures of 2.50 per box. present experience ? Would not ad-

and with a slow,demand market closes The very latest from Georgia relatingto vanced methods of fertilizing and cul- FRUIT TREES.

weak and lower on all grades.Vegeta.bles. melons is to the effect that the first the without irrigation
tivating FOR
will out
car of melons: from the State go
Receipts of Southern vegetables for the from June 10th to the 12th and that in Florida give more net cash at the SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.

week include the following: Penn. Rail- shipping in earnest will begin seven to end of five or ten years than with irrigation -

road 22,392 crates beans, 5,587 peas, ten days later to the leading markets. A ,less the cost and maintenanceof Write for Catalogue and price list.

12,609 cabbage, 12,259 cucumbers 10,000 letter from Quitman, Ga., says that an irrigating plant? Is the qualityof

various, ; Old Dominion line 20,700 cab- Brooks County shipped last j ear 500 cars, the improved or damagedby JENNINGS' NURSERY CO., t
will 600 to 700 cars this year, all of
bage and 14,100 Savannah line ship
the free of water ? .
31,000 pkgs. which indicates a good big crop in Geor- use Thomaiville, 0...

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More Squeezes. Every year some new developmentis The Second Freeze in the North.

Prom the Florida Ruralist. opening the possibilities of the Southin .Editor Partner and I'ruit-Grower : -1

The Big 4 squeeze the cattle men its adaptation to some new productsthat Another week of chilling frosts and feverish -

who grow the steers, in one direction, will make a demand for the use anxiety among fruit-growers and
dealers has passed and though accounts
and the butcher in another, and the of its broad acres and the employ- conflict somewhat, the report we sent out

butcher in turn squeezes the marketman ment of a large population. on the 15th is fully verified.

and the market man the board- While the damage done on the 11th to

ing-house keeper. The farmer gets the 14th was immense, and cut the pros- : f C1.r t=J':

Recuperation. pective crop severely, there was still
dollar for
fifty cents to a more -
enough left to give a fair amount for gen-
beeves, and the man who goes to mar- The recuperative powers of Florida eral use, and no scarcity was looked for.

ket has to pay 25 to 50 per cent more have had a marked illustration duringthe On the nights of the 20th and 21st an-

for his steaks. The bars have been let winter and The other freeze came and completed,the ruin

down, and the Mexican beef:cattle are past spring. in many orchards and gardens. All ten- Shortest Quickest Most AttractiveIfc
outlook is that' entire re-
present an der vegetables were cut to the ground. ,, ,
in and it would be
a good
coming recovery from the loss will be accom- Cherries were ruined; strawberry blooms :
time to take off the 20 per cent dutyon plished in three years, with a {foundation were cut off, and the,grapes west of Ohio

cattle till a reasonable price shall for future prosperity that would practically wiped out, and the Ohio and
New York belt scorched.
be charged for,beef. grape again
not have been laid had the calamityof TUB
Coal oil has four to six From cuttings from the dispatches and
gone up and the freeze of 1894-5 not visited the letters received, we sum up the situation Florida Central and 'Peninsular'
cents, per gallon to the consumer, State.I' If I cannot raise oranges I' today about as follows: The fruit cropsof

that means that ten millions more to can raise something to eat," has been the whole upper Mississippi and Mis- NEW THROUGH_ ROUTES. I

I Rockafeller, who will probably put another the language of Florida residents, and souri valleys are practically wiped out, -- Now York to Jacksonville by II
I million into the Chicago University very little being left. Central Illinois, New Florida Pennsylvania R. R.to WashI I
the soil with an unparalleled climate and ington, Southern
Railway I
Indiana and Ohio in
and then he will l make a friend of are severy injured Northern 1 Columbia, Florida Central &
of are producing such crops as were all fruit crops. Strawberries from pointsnow Air Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all principal
the unrighteousness.
mammon never before raised, and little impor- shipping,about two-thirds of a crop; points Florida.

Searles, who got the Widow Hop- tation of food for man or- beast will but from points in bloom on the 20th, less Cincinnati to Jacksonville by

kins' millions, with Havemyer, Col.! be required this year, while millionsof than one-half a crop, and only late fruit- and nooga.Queen Southern& Crescent R'y to to Chatta-Ever-

Brice, of New York-Ohio, eta!., caught dollars worth will be sold in ing will mature. ,Florida}ette, Florida Central & Penin-
I Congress by the throat and laid a taxI a Grapes are almost entirely wiped out, Limited. sular to all Important Florida
good measure making up the loss of and all small fruit badly damaged. points.
I: of ten to twenty millions on the sixty- the Good of peaches in Georgia. Con- Kansas -City Kansas City, Fort Scott & I
orange crop.
II' Memphis R.R.to Kansas Cit ,
five millions of consumers of andJackHo'vllle :
sugar. .. flicting accounts from Delaware and New to Birmingham, Southern R'
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The three:: great necessaries of .life Jersey; but little said on New Englandfruit. Thro' Line to Everette, Fla. Central &

[, are held in the grasp of a dozen men, Nature's Fertilizer Factory.An Peninsular to all Fla. points.

II while the millions suffer. The Univer- The strip of Western Michigan along 1St. Louis Short to Line Jacksonville to Du Quoin by,

I ili salist.who did not believe in a hell but ammonia fertilizer that costs no the east shore of Lake Michigan,one hun- Holly Sp'gs Central to Holly SJ>'gs,
: and furnishes fodder and grainto dred miles long, and say ten miles wide, Route. City, Memphis &"Bir-
believed there ought to be one, will money had great, water protection.. From this J mingham to Birmingham,Sou.
boot. In the North it is-clover. In R'y to Everette and F. C. & P.
have a good many, sympathizers; at section advices published in the Allegan
the'South it is the This is Sioux City & Chicago to Jack-
least, in the necessity of an adjustmentof cow pea. (Mich.) Gazette of the 25th report great sonville. Ill. Cent. to.Holly

the affairs of this little world, where the year to feed your stock from your damage to plums,grapes and cherries,and Holly Route.Sp'gs}Sp'gs, K., C. M. & B. to Birmingham -
soil and feed the soil but Sou. R'y to Ever-
own .from the some to strawberries and peaches
the gift of millions dollars to religion ette and the F. C. & P.Louis'ille
atmosphere.We the two latter items will, no doubt, come
& Nash'ille to River'New
or benevolence, wrenched from the are still anxious to know if out all right-enough for a' good crop. Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
suffering millions, will not purchase any Central and Eastern Michigan suffered se- To }route with through sleepersJackso'ville
immunity from punishment. of our Southern readers are successfulin verely.On between New Orleans and I
, introducing Crimson Clover. It is the whole, as much damage was j
'. Decortication of Ramie. gaining in favor in the North, and if done by the second freeze as by the earlyone Florida The F.running C. &; P.through has 700 the miles of track in

-" .-' it can be made to grow successfully in ,and the reduction in the fruit supply Tobacco-Jtegions, ,
oj. must be estimated at less than 60 percent' Stock fanning and Dairy Section,
The question of machinery for the the South it will be a valuable acqui- of what was promised on May 1st,leaving Peach, and Strawberry Lands,
Orange, Banana and Pineapple Country,
sition and will not have to contend
economical decortication of ramie only 40 per cent. to come. The amountin Phosphate Belt.

II I seems to be on the eve of accomplishment. with the freeze outs it encounters in dollars and cents is enormous.BARNETT BROS. Has the Other Silver fine Spring Scenery.The and.
the North.
I' the time that Great
Up to present Chicago. Hunting Country.
Beaches the Noted Grounds.
I has been the only obstacle in the pro- The Indian Red Cob Southern- I Has the best lands for tillage, greatest vari-
fitable culture of the plant in the a ety of soils in the State, and above all,

'i : South. Mr. S. B. Allison of New grown corn, has every year been grow- 'Runs over the Central Rldgeland
ing more in favor, and each year the Where It Is High and Healthy.
I i Orleans, in the' Farm and Ranch, Prosperous towns fill its route and It offers
: ; demand for seed has been than Known
I I greater the best freight facilities for any produce to
after the of decor-
describing process the .supply. A sufficient has Everywhere.Sold the Northern markets. Send for the popular
I tication of the article thus acreage '
: ;; dry concludes Everywhere. song
,11 L' : been planted, by the Interlachen Seed Grown Everywhere. "MY FLORIDA: HOME."

House, the ''present year, it is hoped, with its spirited words and beautiful music
i "While this machine that was on descriptive of an actual Florida Home, and
to meet the increased demand. This SEEDS
i public trial was built for the special nRlt which is gotten up In elegant style-Six pagesof
house is also testing this year, by a : full sized best musiopaper,containing also
\ I : decortication of dry ramie, I have a them. Send for a picture of a home In Florida and a hunting
i later improved machine which I have considerable acreage, a new Southerncorn Ferry's Seed Annual for 1895.: scene. It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents (in
I valuable to all planters and loversof
discovered that stamps,to pay expense of distribution.)
patents for, that was ,built for the de- recently gives Fine Vegetables and Beautiful Send also for the best map of Florida (sen
great,, promise of such adaptation to Flowers. Write for It-Free. free) and note the towns on its route.A.O.MAODONELLO.P.A. ,
cortication of ramiewith or with- D. M. FERRY&; CO., .
: green : ,
soil and climate will aid in Detroit, Mich. ''I
as making
; out.leaves, and will decorticate about Jacksonville, Fla.
Southern -
I farming a success.
I 1,500 pounds of stems per hour, and The Fla. Cent., & Peninsular R. R. '

: can be run, including fuel and labor The freeze has been a great educator. :-

S r for less than $10 per day, making' 1500 Low budding will be the orderof Offers to ShippersThe

I pounds per hour, which gives us 15- the future, and winter protectionof FraudBuRsFruitWrappers.NO Shortest and Quickest Route

000 pounds inten. This will yield us buds for several inches, perhaps, BETWEEN

: 1,500 to 1,700 pounds of dry ramie feet, from the ground, will be the rule MORE CHEATING. FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN

I bark which will yield,from 48 to THE EAST AND WEST. ,
53 until the trunk is hardened, or until Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may
per cent. in clean bleached fibre as immunity from frost again makes the now know that they get an honest ream pany With is''Improved better equipped Ventilated than Cars ever, this ever com-to J l''

: above stated. of 480 sheets and-not 400 or 320 sheetsto handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops, and
orange'grower careless. dealers insure close connections and prompt despatch ,
ream as I some unscrupulous
"The herds or woody portions of -- ......---- to all Eastern and Western Markets. I I

the stems make about 50 per cent. ofI Several new varieties of the yam, or OUR supply."FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed Through oars to destination with
used the machine and out ohange'or delay. I
the fuel to run sweet potato, are being tested in the
I Perishable freight followed by wire and
Wrappers are put packages
: the ashes are used for cleaning the vicinity of Interlachen the present year, of 1000 each, and each Wrapper is shippers advised time passing various Junction -
destination.All .
; fiber, and the by-products such as the and if they prove superior will be put numbered, in printing, consecutively points claims and for arrival overcharges at and loss promptly -,

gum is converted into a commercialsoap upon the market;next year. from 1 to 1000. No one can adjusted.
See that goods are markedvia
Qr utilized as a fertilizer. HONESTLY BEATour
F. C. & P. R. R.
r, "The woody portions instead of be- prices. Send for sampler and'prices For information call on or address the undersigned -

ing used as a fuel can be taken with ITALIAN toTHE :
C. E. TAYLOR Trav. A'gt;Ocala, Fla.
the leaves and converted into a paper You're the loser unless BEES JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO. W. B. TUCKER\ Gen. A'g4?: Orlando, Fla.G. .
you keep bees to
gather M. HOLDEN, Trav. AVt. Leesburg Fla
which the French the !
sweets of nature about
H pulp, governmentare Keeiilnir !. JERSEY CITY, N. J. W. R. FULLER, Trav. AVt, Tampa, Fla.
paying manufacturers 50 cents per l'ieautnt and Profitable to either' sex In town N. B.-We do not deal in unprinted Or N. S. PENNINGTON Traffic Manager,
or conntrYm Page! Bee Book free to all. Jacksonville,Fla.
pound for. J. M. JENKINSVetumpku, Ala. wrappers. W, H. PLEASANTS, General Freight Agt


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for potatoes, fruits, and all vegetables require (to secure the largest':, .'

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At Least IO% Actual Potash.. ".,

r Results of experiments ,prove this conclusively. How and

why, is told in our ''pamphlets. i

:i They are sent free. It will cost you nothing to read them and they, will save you
and aches of an annoying nature, a torturous nature, a danger- dollars. GERMAN KALI WORKS 93 Nassau Street New York.

ous-nature, ,can be quickly and'surely cured with Pain-Killer. : .

As no' one is proof against pain, no one should be without JOHN- L. MARVIN President.H. .

Pain-Killer. This good old remedy kept at hand, will save T. BAYA, THOS. W. CONRAD,
Cashier. Assistant Cashier.
much suffering and many calls pn the doctor. For all sum- CAPITAl $100,000.

.' mer,complaints of grown ,folks or children it has stood without -

an equal for over half a century. No time like the present THE MERCHANTS'' NATIONAL. BANK

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Banking-Business.CORRESPONDENCE .

Bold everywhere. The quantity has been doubled but the price remainsthe INVITED.J,
same, 25c. Look out for worthless Imitations. Buy only the genuine, DIRICOTOI2t9 '
bearing, the, name-PERRY,,!DAVIS fc: SON. John L.. Marvin, A. B. Campbell. Chas. Marvin, .
H. T. Baya T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald
Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers W. M. Davidson,
I Or H.'Robinson. ,John. E. Hartrldnre.
WEATHER. AND' CROPS.. tation this week has checked such ten- ;
dencies. Refreshing showers
hoWever -
For the Week Ending June 4. are now required to prevent SAVINGS AND TRUST BANK;

WEATHER CONDITIONS. "shedding" incident to a lack of moist "
ure. The dry week was strikingly O1 Ia LORIDA,

,Tempera- Prectpita- Sun- approprirte in bettering the conditionof JACKSONVILLE.
ture tion shine. 'corn and cotton energetic efforts '
DISTRICT -- --- CAPITAL, $50,000.
NorCur- Nor- CurF being essential in putting the above
mal rent mal. rent. or week products in a satisfactory state of H. ROBINSON, President. AV.J. HARKISnEIMEK,Vice-Pres..'
-. -WM. KA\VXINSON, Cashier,
-i t
'C cultivation. Over sections of
Western... 77 80 1.17 0 06 :i iCIS '" .
v the district favorable ad-
Northern.. 78 79 1.22 0,00 k va v vices have been received regarding '. :. '
Central... 78 81 1.25 0.35 a the oaf crop, which is'now W.J. HARKISHEIMER, PHILIP WALTER, R. H. LIGGETT,
harvested. Melons becom- J. A. HENDERSON, C. C.'ROBERTSON, W. B. OWEN.
being are
: Southern.. 80 81 1.34 0,61
I ing plentiful. Vegetables of all kinds Collections made on all points of Florida,and Remitted for on day of Pay,'
I: numerous and roasting ears abound. ment. Active and Savings Accounts Solicited. Interest Paid on

.' CROP CONDITIONS. Insects reported,heretofore as damag- Savings.

, The week has been hot and dry- ing new growth to' orange trees are '
conditions needed by all disappearing. There is unanimity ,
just crops among correspondents to the effect FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE. r
over the greater section of the State.
favorable for
that everything seems a
Cotton over the northern and western .
districts last week was not showing as I good crop year. An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the.
best ad vantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL $300 000.
much thrift, as was desired. This Central District-The district will BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange Is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
week has given the requisite heat, and average nearly four degrees warmer order. Write for price list and terms. .
to'clean of than the normal with marked defi- -:OFFICERS :-
enabled' farmers crops a GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, President. D. GREENLEAF, VIce-President.
grass, which had become a formidable ciency in moisture.' The only rainfallof 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
enemy, particularly to the welfare of import fell over Orange countyon Hillsboro Co.; John Fabyan, Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher Orange Co.; D. Greenieaf. Duval Co.;
cotton. the 28th. It was by no means J. D. Mead Duval Co.; A. Brady Brevard Co.: F. d. Sampson, Marion Co. ; C. V. Hillyer,
Marion Co.; John M. Bryan Osceola Co.; W. E.! Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. S.Moreman St.
i Western Distri -No rain and al-- general. The conditions over this Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, Volusia Co.; Irving Keck Polk Co. .
Address'all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville Fla Stencils,
most the ,maximum amount of sunshine district agree with those enumeratedover with full packing and shipping Instructions furnished on application. .
prevailed,over the western district the other sections of the State. ""

during the current crop week. The warm, dry weather, gave ample JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
Over portions of this section, the cot opportunity to thoroughly cultivate ,
ton plant had been retarded in growth crops. The Irish potato yield has
t by cool nights and too much rain. been the best (for years, and corn is Grocers and Commission Merchants

Grass in crops was general. The past no laggard in the race for excellence.

:,,; week being characterized by increased Sections of Volusia county report rice DEALERS

warmth and little or no rain, gave a doing nicely. Conflicting conditions Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors, '
great impetus to farm work and stimu- are reported regarding the progress of ; 'jJ"

lated all crops to rapid growth. The newgrowth on old orange trees. Veg- Cigars, Tobacco, Etc. :\.tH...
week closed with a marked,improvement etables in exhaustless quantities, and 'tira +r .
in the general condition of farm large shipments continue. Melon aolcsonville, F1orida-: fa.w ;

work, and a gratifying growth of f sta- outlook very promising, and shippinghas ".,, .1t,*
ple products. Over a limited territorypear commenced. The week closes PRICE- STOP WHISKIES: .

blight is still seen and old orange' with a, generally improved'condition MANONGAHELARYE.,,......$! 5 CABINET BOURBON.... ................ ...$600
PARKER ...... ............,..... .... :..... 1 75 J. MARTIN RYE." 300
trees show very little vitality. products, and a feeling of content- ORANGE VALLEy............ ............. 2 oo VIRGINIA GLADES...4 00
Northern District The warm ment throughout the district. SPRING VALLEY........ ................. 250 OLD 5 oo
weather was very favorable to crop Southern District-Nearly normal NORTH CAROLINA CORN.. .............250 OLD .,,...,5 00
growth, relieving interested parties of heat, plenty of sunshine, and a significant CLIFTON CLUB...,......... 3 MONTROSE\ VELVET RYE.. .". 6 oo,{

apprehension incident to too much 'deficiency in moisture dominated JUGS EXTRA:' One gallon, 250; two gallon, 500; three gallon, 75C. Remit by post-office.
1 money order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order.
rain damaging the melon crop.: Too the district. Vegetables, berries and A complete price-list of Groceries, and Wine List, sent free on application.
frequent showers were producing some corn in plenty. Onion crop about
ill effects, but the absence of precipi- gathered. Cow pea crop advancing ,

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nicely. Melons i in general use, and ful. Onion crop about gathered Free Fertilizer. STRAWBERRY PLANTS the FOR SALE. Ala-
best for
fine quality. Oranges nearly two The cowpea crop advancing well.- The question of reducing fertilizercost Strong, well rooted plants.shipping$3.00 per purpose 1000-,

inches in diameter. Orange, lemon, Gardner. in the production of crops is an f.Florida.o. b. Cash with order. John Seeley Lawtey 5-18-4,

banana and grape vines being set out. Dade-Orange, lemon and banana especially attractive one at present.Mr. PLANTS. For nice, well-

Crop yields and present condition sat- trees being planted. Melons in the Trowbridge of Waldo, Fla., ina STRAWBERRY, plants at two dollars a thousand
f. o, b. Address W. H. Kemp Lawtey
isfactory. market.Cronk4;. recent letter, ordering "WonderfulPeas Fla. 5-18-6

NOTE All correspondents are ," says: "I left the vines (Wonderful -
earnestly requested to report weekly, ) on the ground and letthem die STRAWBERRY and Alabama-100,000 Cloud. sale.Best

Western District: and in sufficient time, for cards to there and plowed them under in the ed shipping berries in the State. Strong, well root-
plants. Good packing guaranteed by ten
Washington-Past week favorablefor reach the central office Monday night. winter and planted the ground in En- years experience. $2.00 per 1000, f. o. b. R,

all crops, and they are growing The conditions from the present time glish peas, February 12th. I am now Puddy, Lawtey, Fla. 5-18-4

rapidly. Grass being cleaned out.- will decide the yield of staple crops. shipping the peas and ,I find more IRRIGATED treesi GROVE 50 in 100 other acres fruit to trees years, etc.set

Danley. We might say the coming two months than double the yield on the ground Lane For sale Park at,a Lake sacriI County ce. Address Fla. "K," The 4 Palms 2-o.m,

Escambia-Some orchards show will decide, to a very large extent, where I grew the Wonderful and CHOICE ORANGE, LEMON and GRAPE

signs of die back. Trees full of fruit.- whether or not the crop year will be a turned them under, than I do on the old 'roots Trees.Also One bud'year old buds on four
wood. sale
year For by
Trimmer. good one. Prompt and correct reports ground right' alongside that did not Arthur Auchincloss, Redland Cal. 5-11-8

Escambia-With no rain, crops will be very much appreciated by the have the Wonderful grown on it." PLANT STRAWBERRIES The Strawberry
II I will be greatly over done next ,
have been worked out, and in fine director. In these days when every dollar and only: those who plant under the best condi-year
condition. Pear A. J. MITCHELL, Observer, counts the truck farmer or,, home tions will make a profit. Lawtey berries are
blight increasing.- ,
Weather Bureau Director. quoted in the New ''York Price Current this
McMillan. -*- gardener-can get practically''' free 'fertilizer : week.35 to 45 cents; from all other parts of the
I Crimson State, 25 to 35 cents. Lands for sale or rent at
Clover. this his I
I Madison-Corn and cotton in good by growing crop: on reasonable rates. E- G. Hill, Lawtey,Fla.

condi tion.DeLaughter. land and turning it under when .fully, ___ -5-4-tf)
The experience of Rural, in his matured. IF ANY ONE who has been benefited by the
Northern District: of Dr William's Pink Pills will write to
efforts to raise crimson clover will be m <
THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, they will receive -
Baker Weather during week very read with interest. It is not unlike Turn Wheat and Cotton Into Sugar., information that will be of much value and.

favorable. Rain now wanted, but not the experience of multitudes in the We pay annually about $125,000- interest to them.
BRAHMA, D. B. Plymouth Rock and
l: badly. Everything favorable for good North, and yet it is a pronounced suc- 000 for foreign sugar. It should all LIGHT Turkey Eggs for Batching, $x.oo doz-
;': crop.-Reed. en to suit the times. C Gomperts, Lady Lake,
be made here. The sugar-beet
cess with many and highly prized. crop Florida. a 2-16

I:: Columbia-Vegetable crop has been The "Rural.New Yorker," my high should take the place of wheat on the CHOICE Orange and Lemon Trees and Bud-"

,I: fine. Most crops doing well.- authority, urges those who have failedto great prairies where farmers are in Whittier, California.for' sale. Address, I. H. Cammack 316tf.

1,1 Knight. still continue to try. In the Northit poverty because wheat no longer
MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing like
Ii St Johns-Need rain. Crops look has to be planted in the summer or yields a paying crop, and the cotton Bowker's Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Flor-
'; well. ,New corn, tomatoes and mel- fields and the reclaimed glades of the ida last year. Hundreds of testimonials. For
fall, and winter killing is the greatest particulars, write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla.
ons, coming on. Irish potato crop obstacle. Has any one tried fall South should be turned into cane fields io-i3-tf

very fine.-Boyer. planting in Florida ? Has where they will produce from $50 to BROWN LEGHORN EGGS for HATCHING.
anyone of the best. $1 for 13. R. Puddy,
i Nassau-Weather been very fav made a success ? If there is a way of $100 per acre without bounty. Lawtey, Fla. Barred Plymouth Rock eggs for
orable. Corn and melons doing well. hatching. 1-5-20
time of in
planting, or planting, the
Showers would do good.-Jacques. /ft Agent's profits per month. Will
South by which it can be made a success 1 prove it or pay forfeit. New Art -
Clay-Condition of all crops exceptionally we want to know how it is done. SPRA'lYOIJR11ltEES 5 2 5 ticles just out. A $1.50 sample
i good.-.Roberts. % and terms free. Try,us. CHIDES-
If a clover, by any method, can be successfully TER & SON, 28 Bond St., N. Y.
Alachua-Crops doing well. Dry
grown in our climate and FOR SALE for cash,time or hade,orange groves
weather giving all an opportunity to soil it will be an accession and help and timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka,

kill grass. Oat crop very heavy. solve the feed question.The fR.Ul Ly I tS9i'STAHL'S Fla. 3-u-i6t
Andruss. FOR EXCHANGE-Summer and winter hotel!
f North Carolina mountains. Owner must
J Central District: Georgia Colony. live in Florida. Wants good orange grove. W.
B. Clarkson, Jacksonville, Fla. 9-is-tf
I Hillsborough-Crops doing well, Outfits Excelsior kill Spraying
This colony consists of headsof leaf insects ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in
prevent blight
; : though getting a little dry. Old orange 10,000 and wormy fruit. Insurea We pay freight. Write for our latest
j trees putting on fair growth.- familes, forming a company of$500 and heavy yield of all Fruit price-list. E. W Amsden, Ormond, Fla. tf
Vegetable crops.
000 no member of which can, hold
I : Stinson. a Send 6 cts.for catalogueand
full treatise on THE
more than ten shares of $10 each. Circulars free. Address spraying.! 127.000 citrus trees on sour orange,grapefruitand
Pasco-Shipping melons. Orange The colony is to consist of farmers, WM.STAHLQuincylll.GRUB rough lemon roots,of the following varieties:
Marsh Seedless Pomelo, Thompson Pomelo, Au-
,} ,j trees improving continually.-Del- merchants, manufacturers, professionalmen rantium Pomelo, Boone's Early Parson Brown,
cher. Hart's Tardiff,Dancy Tangerine,Satsuma,Kum-
' etc., who are to occupy city U AW IWYCi quat, King and Maltese Blood Orange, and Villa

.;! :I SumterWarm weather. Crops lots and farms of 5, ,10, 15, 20, 30, 50 STUMACHINE Franca and Belair Premium Lemon. Tahiti Seed-
growing finely. Rain would be bene- .! "' less Limes. A specialty of the Marsh Seedless
and one hundred acres to
according Grape-fruit. C. M. Marsh, Lakeland, Polk Co.,
ficial. Corn is very good.-Davis. proximity to the principal town, 'centrally Fla. 11-17-20
Volusia Field and garden o voneitderS ING
I crops located in which
100,000 acres, FOR HATCHING at reduced prices.
I looking finely. Groves still in doubt. has been secured. Upon the success '. Tir aRSto I Albert Fries, St. Nicholas, Fla. 5243.

I"' -Morse. of this colony will depend the forma Will pull nnQ dirt I
6rubinl I
,. Hillsborough-Orange trees have tion of numerous colonies to occupy Zt11MUT 5

1 begun a second growth, and 'the old land in the more favorable climate of ., THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE
Makes clean of Acres
.r a Two nt
sweep a
, trees especially show very rich color. the South where winter is but a short man a bjy and a horse can operate No HeavyC'utf -
ny or rods to handle. The crop on a few acres the JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.FLORIDA.
;i Oranges holding well, and in many interruption of farm work, and the ttrbt j ear: will pay forthe Machine.Send postal card forIllustrated
Catalogue, giving price, terms testimonials -
:l cases are an inch in diameter.--Hart- chances of success are greater than ,also full information concerning our Iron Giant
Grub! and!Ktump o Machine Two Horn llawkeye and
tl !
ley. where so much of summer earningsare other appliances for clearing timber land. Address
Orange-Orange trees not doing so consumed in the winter. MILE MANUFACTURING CO., COS 8th St., Monmouth,III.
SunnyeidoShetlandl'onyFarm."' For catalogue address
}' well. Crop conditions good. Melons It- Milne Itroa.atabove office and number. Breeder .
of Pure Shetland I'onlea. LANDS
coming in. Irish potato crop gathered; Will Potatoes Sprout from Pieces
was a good one. Corn excellent. Without Eyes? CENT-A WORD COLUMN. j I r.

Rice coming up nicely.Rice.Polk The following from Prof. W. F. one RATES.week,25-Twenty cents; three words weeks, name So; cents and address Noth, ORANGES rrv;;:jj sF :I:

Corn growing rapidly. Massey we find in the "Rural ,New ing taken for less than 25 cents. ;
Advertisements for this column MUST be pre-
Orange trees doing well. ,Gardens Yorker" : paid.Send.

I I r making good progress. -Wade. When Mr. Bliss sent out the Early Initials no and stamps figures larger count than as two one cents.word._ RESORTS

Lake-Weather conditions continue Rose potato, I bought from him one -
I VET Beans. 5 cents a dozen, if selt-ad-
favorable. Corn, melons and toma- pound of seed. When they reachedme VE dressed envelope is sent to me. Moccasin INVESTMENTS

toes looking fine: Section never had I found that some rascal in the Journal pattern,'stocking for hou.e pattern wear,,5 and cents Ladies each. M.Home G.

. ; finer tomatoes. Large shipments mail service had opened the packageand Mills- St.:Thomas, Fla._6-8.tf.

i daily.Rosenberg.Southern ; had carefully gouged:?; out every GENUINE Nunan* $3.00, Bessie per rooo.and Alabama Cherokee.Straw-$io DEVELOPMENTS

District eye. Nothing daunted, I cut themto per 1,000. Julius Schnadelbach & Sons, Lock

I Manatee-Weather all that could single pieces just as though the eyes Box 4, Grand Bay, Ala., 6 1-4

t be desired. Oranges nearly.two inches were there, and planted them. Every .. FISHING Oil LINES Silk, i i cent to looo a yards yard.best Send Braid-for ATTRACTIONSADDRESS

Potato digging completed. piece grew and I had 35 pounds of samples. Waren & Co., :o E 14th St., N. Y.

Melons in market. Nursery stock potatoes for the crop. The latent PLANTS. Alabama NewnansJ 5:25-4 ,

coming on nicely.-Courter. eyes further down on' the shoots of STRAWBERRY. Good strong, healthy plants. G. ]D. AQI.c TRIY,
$2.00 per looo. Special rates on 5,000 lots or over.
': Lee-Vegetables and corn plenti- the potato evidently started. Address Daveny & Kirubell, Lawtey Fla. 5-35-4 OexxI : Paaesan :er AQ:1 !



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Friday, 3ist, at 3 p m......_... c.IROQUOIS".ThurRday, 6th, at 4:00: a m
.. Tuesday, June 4th, at 3 pm.........."ALGONQUIN"........Sunday, June 9th, at 6:00: a m
Friday, It 7th, at 3 pm........f'CHEROKEE".,...... Thursday, i3th at 8:30: a m
Tuesday, nth, atspm.,........ IROQUOIS. .......Sunday, i6th, at inooa: m '1 I
Friday, "J4that3pm..t"AIGONQUIN". ......Thursday, 2oth, at 2:00: p m
Tuesday, 18th,at3pm. ....... ."CHEROKEE"...,.....Sunday, 2ard, at 4.ooam
Friday, II 21st, at3 pm...... ... "IROQUOIS" ....... .Thursday, 27th, at 7:30: am :
Tuesday, 25th, atspm.... ....."ALGONQUIN"........Sunday, 30thatloooam
- l Friday, u 28that3pm..... ...."CHEROKEE" .'.... .Thursday, July 4th, at 2.oopm
t For Jacksonville Direct.


Philadelphia, Charleston and Jacksonville Line.For .
pa..a.QE! Ra.te.: ,
Between and New York: First-class, $25.00 Intermediate Excursion 843.30
Jacksonville ,
; $19.00; ;
Steerage r, $I2.SO., the present and until further notice, Steamer "YEMASSEE": is intended to

Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia : Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate, $21.00; Excursion, $47.301; sail from PHILADFLPHIA for CHARLESTON, Wednesdays, and from
Steerage, $14.25. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: 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, May 19, 12.30p.m. all Florida points. Also Philadelphia and interior points via
N acooclu e.......... ..... .... ....... ........ ............ ..... .......Tuesday' May 21, 3.00 p. m. Philadelphia.
Kansas City. ... ".', ................ .............. ........ .......... Friday, May 24, 5 oo a. m.
Tallahassee.... ........ .... .... .. .......... ...... ........ ...Sunday, May 26, 6.30 a. m.
City:of Birmingham ......... ............ ............ .............. Tuesday, May 28, 7.30p. m.
Nacoochee...'......... ............................. ... ...... .........Friday, May31, ii oo a. m.
Kansas City.... ...... ................ ........ .... ...... ............ Sunday, June 2,12.oonoon
Tallahassee ................ ...... ..... .............. .;...... ...........Tueday, June 4, 3.oop.m. S'T JOHNS: LiT1 :E .
City Birmingham ...... .....'..... .... .. ;..'... ....-...... ... .Friday June 7, 5.30 a. m.
........ ........ ........ ................... .......... ..........Sunday, June 9; 7.00 a. m.
Kansas City.... ..... .... ........ ........ ................ ........ .... Tuesday. June n, 7.oo p. m.
Tallahassee........ .. .... ............ ... ..... ........ .. ....... .. ... .Friday, June 14 lo.ooa. m.
City of Birmingham ............ ................ ..................Sunday June 16, Il.oonoon
Nacoochee..... .... ......... .......... ... .:... .'.......... ..........Tuesday.June 18, 2oop.m, For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on
Kansas City.......... ............. .... ... ..... ........ ............. Friday, June 21,. 4.00 p. m. the St. Johns River.
City of Augusta..... ................ ............''... ...... ........:;..Sunday, June 23, 5.oo a. m.
City of Birmingham ................ ..... ...... .... ........ .... ....Tuesday, June 7.oop.m.
Nacoochee ...... .............. .......... ............ .... ...... ...... .Friday, June 28'- IO.OOH. m.
Kansas City.. .......... .... .... ..7....... ............................ ...Sunday, June 30., 12.00noon' .

City of Macon ......................................... .............Thursday, May 23 4.30 p. m. ,
Gate City.........................:....... ............;..-. ....... ....'. Thursday; May 302o.ooa.'m. "'*''''*\ ;.J
Cltyof.1\lacon......... .... .......... .... ... .... ..... :.. .... ......Thursday, June 6, S.oop m, Capt. W. A. SHAW,
Gate City............ ........ .... ..,..... .... ........ ...... ........ Thursday, June 13 10.00 a. m.
City of Macon............... .......... .... .......... .... ....... .. .Thursday, June 20, 3.30P' m. Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5:00: p. m.,
Gate City....... .......... ... .... ........ .......... ............ ....Thursday, June 27, 9.00 a. m. and returning leave"Sanford Mondays, and Thursdays at 5 a. m.

( Ships do NOT Carry Passengers.)

Elihu,Thompson........ ........ ................ ............ ...... Wed'day, May 22, 3.30 p. m. General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville
Dessoug ...... ........................ ... ...... .... .......... .... Wed'day, May 29, 9.00 a. m.
-- --...........-'S.._....,,........... .. ... Wed'day, June, 5, 4.00 p. m.
Deanoug. ...... .... .... ........ .... ................... ...?. ......Wed'day, June 12, 9.00 a. m. A. J. COLE Passenger Agent Bowling Green, New York.M. .
-.... ...... .... .... .............. .... ...... ..... ... .Wed'day, June 19 2.30p. m. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bow ing Green, New York.D. .
Deseoug..... ....;....... .... .... .......... ...... ........ .... ........ .Wed'day, June 26, Sooao m. D. C. MINK:, General Freight Agent. 12 :o. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia, Pal
THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Gteen, New York.F. .
THESE P PALACE STEAMERS M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida : Passenger Agent 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fl. *.
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 Fast. 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 13' South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Howling Green, New York.
New Pier No.35, North River J.New.York. City Exchange Building Savannah, Ga.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD, Agents, Lewis' Wharf, BostonW.
I, .JAMES, Agent, 13 S. Third Street Philadelphia.
W. H. RHUTT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway, New York.J. W. 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,
353 Broadway, New York. 306 Washington St., Boston. WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO.
W. J. FARRELL, Soliciting Agent. W. E. ARNOLD Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt., ,
Fla. Pass. Agent,
New Office, 224 West Bay Street, Jacksonville.
Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers

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

fi1J2.VES\ BAY s'r., JA.CK: H'III. E, F' A..

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

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


GoRY Yagert-Jlllen PertilixerLGo.: NITRATE SODA
any farmers In the United States or Canada who are ,
not acquainted with the extra reputation :MarblebeadReed
% have honestly wonsamplepackage for purity and reliability, we will send a Star Brand Fertilizers MURIATE OF POTASH
(a little l below ordinary size) of each of the H ,
following Ii choice varieties, nil of our own raising, for 15
r. cents, which will but little more than pay for the cost of putting GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. SULPHATE POTASH
up and mailing Crosby's Early Beet, White Spine Cucumber, ,
AII-season's and Hard heading Cabbages, Danver Carrot, Thick- '
leaved Dandelion, lied and Yellow Danver Onion, Dutch Parsnip Orange Tree and Vegetable KAINIT, Etc. !

Comrade Tomato, Sugar Pumpkin, Lackey's Corn. Catalogue FERTILIZER. I I
Home Grown Seed, 1''ree.
These Fertilizers have no superior In the market and a trial will convince.
J, J. H. GREGORY & CO., Marblehead, Mass Bend 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. i j.

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

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

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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Then write to us for information about using our newly improved Insecticide Our/,Lime Decidedly the Handsomest Paying: Investment:

and Fertilizer Lime." If applied fresh it will destroy every insect i inyour .that can Possibly be lladeWitbout it Inferior

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

melons, Beans, Cabbage, Strawberries, etc., etc. F'l
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Read what our customers say:
The, Paine,fertilizer Co.:,Jacksonville, Fla.:, ..... . .
t Not Only Destroys Cut Worms and Other Insects, But is a .
GENTLEMEN-I have read with: much interest Prof. Pratt's analysis of

Good Fertilizer-2QQ Crates Tomatoes to tIle Acre. your Lime reported in the:.Farmer-.and-Fruit Grower of The 9th.inst. I purchased i

[From Winter.Haven, ,Fla.l] two tons of you about three months ago.and sowed it broadcast over
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The Paine Fertilizer Co.., Jacksonville Fla.: ; two acres of newly cleared up bay-head land. I have.now growing over 4,000

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

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

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

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

the desired effect. I use 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.
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

C. A. McCoLLUM. plants if, used during the summer. ,
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