Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: June 15, 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: UF00055765:00334
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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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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 !;aura Sts.
Correspondence invited and stencils furnished on application Reliable agents wanted at
tall principal shipping points Rand for Pocket Memoranda Book.1OOOOO .

_. First National Bank of Jacksonville, Fla. Bank Commerce, Buffalo, N. Y. Dun's and Brad- ,
street's. Agencies. v ,

t i rr.ygL.- \ R rV W r.ky ; ea.p ', FEED : WORKS *** u"
i I I An exceedingly'large Stock'ofiDesirabte Plants,* mostly pot=grown.-are
; best set during Summer. We have everything of value you may need
n for Saw Mills has lately: been improved and
i O; o O Q AT, x.O'V'? ,PRYCM:51.: g g Q, FOR SALE. M ble is absolutely and cheap.perfect.Very quick Simple sensitive, dura- "

Special attention called to Tropical and Seml-Tropical Fruits, Camphor, ..
as "'aop 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.UEASOXER. to any extent'and in a great'measure

'', BROS., Oneco, Fla. CAN'. BE DELIVERED IN. AUGUST. all varies feeds automatically.to handle and The the easiest easiest of and all safest to apply.of

( An Immense stock of Can be Put Mill in Few Hours.We
on any a .
WE E HAVE 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 our prices. FLA. IRON & WOOD WORKS
P. J. BERCH111ANSFRIIITLAND Governor's Harbor ,

NURSERIES, Augusta, Georgia. J. W. EMERSON
Eleuthera Bahamas
Apopka, Fla. Manager.


I TEOSINTE. 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, 20 cents per pound. -
FOR SALEIn Live wanted hall Ile
KAFFIR CORN AND BRANCHING SORGHUM. Pound 30 cents; pounds, $1.00 postpaid; parties to
10 pound lots or above not prepaid 15 cents per pound. .
I 'I\ EARLY ORANGE AND EARLY!: AMBER SORGHUM. Pound 25 cents; 4 pounds 90 cents any quantity,nice clean thrifty Orange and
I I above,,not prepaid 12 cents per pound. ,, Lemon Bud Wood of the following, varieties: 300,000
PANISIfPEANUTS. Pouted, postpaid, 30 cents; peck 75 cents;,bushel,$2.50 not prepaid. _

r H. G. HA.STINGS 'cue CO., SEED'SMEN.: JAFFA MAJORCA, first-class Orange and Lem-

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(U.!.. i abet; s ucw Caidiogutt ior i8\>4-'o5,recounts ij : the eany prouucttva and hardy/batsuma;; orange
II and the vi-rorous Citrus trifoliata which without protection stands the winters as far north utWashln/lton.uninluredj WILSON'S BEST
I RUS FRUITS Dancy's. Tangerines & Mandarins. BOSTON & SOUTH RIVERSIDE FRUIT CO., ,
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orange and triio rata stocks Over :, for Florida. and Lower South,including figs,
graves,apricots,olives, walnuts,Japan chestnuts,kumquats,ornamentals LEMONS.:;: BOX 2522

PEAC H f E si"'iJhfsJp: : S.KAPLlesting Lisbon, Eureka and Villa Franca. BOSTON, MASS.

varieties i.extensive experimental orchards" and grounds.malntafned. lor the purpose at considerable"po'''.has All true to name. $4.50 per 1,000; $ro for 3,000;;
been a leading feature of the business for thirteen years and has amply repaid the outlay in the Information afforded 1 Guided. $:zo for 7,000. Delivered to any post office in the
bv results obtained in our own rose gardens we have selected and oi'eras especlallvwell adapted to the climate othls region State. Address,

-i.Q ,)tuft grower a J.EIt ..:.B free T !ull and correct It.;}40 S accurate: .O.;Riverside D. WILHITE, California., and FA R M E R'S works h. p.SAW, also successfully Grinding MILL with Mills". 4

artistic illustrations t recent results with leading sorts I latest practice and best methods in-culture management.Send to Water Wheels. ..
O. I. TABER Glen St. Marv Flo. for new edition (enlarged and rewritten throughout of the CataT me of his I have known O. D. Wilhite and know him to
to be reliable.' Have received buds from him DeLoach Mill Mfg. Co.. .
GLEN ST.MARY NURSERIES the past week in fine condition.-Chas.. Pugsley, .
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State News. trees to afford them artificial shade. I ville, Advocate. give'employment to a number of car-

Palatka Times-Herald. Mr. Geo. E. Macy; has just pur- penters who need work. The Captain -

F County Surveyor J. O. Fries, Dep- chased property in west Orange among I has made some very extensive
/' I have lately'received a letter {from uty-Surveyor A. Robinson, .Arthur the' lakes and fragrant pines where he i prospecting"expeditions all over'the

our old-time, friend, A. J. Wood, whois T. Butt and Chas. ,E. Rinaldi, of Or- will proceed at once to build and fix : lake and says everything is favorable
now back in his old home in Vir- lando, who have been surveying land up a: neat cottage for a kind of summer I ,towards making investment' profi-
:: ginia. He has not lost his :.interest in in the neighborhood of Sebastian and resort ,for himself! and family, where.' table.-Marion Times.

; Florida, nor in Putnam county in St. Lucie rivers during the past six they can occasionally take a few days' Of the young groves .it may be said

particular, and writes me about his weeks were in Titusville recently, hav- outing and, get a breathing spell away that the trees are starting up splendid-: j
treatment of an orange tree that was ing come up on the freight train. from- the heat and noise of town. He .I ly. Particularly noticeable in this'respect -

nearly destroyed by moles one spring These big saw-grass ponds and other says the lakes there ,abound with fish : is the i5o-acre young grove near
". when .he'resided on Palatka Heights. land, which is owned by the United and that there are plenty of squirrels. town 'owned by the Boston Fruit Co.

, He states that the tap root of the tree States Printing Company embraces and other small game in the, woods. The trees are growing nicely, 'and
had been destroyed and nearly all the about 115,000 acres, 90,000 of which The water is fine and the air is pure. only at long intervals does any appear,j

lateral roots, which ,of course sickened are muck. A portion of the .remainder His plan is a good one and has the missing that will have to 'be replaced. 1
. the tree, and he finally cut it off about is covered with pine 'timber. A merit of being inexpensive as well asI I I This should be gratifying to the gen-] I

,. two feet and a half from the ground ; lake four miles long by two miles giving wholesome.. rest 'without the tlemen who have invested so much '
,+; the stump left began to throw out wide was found in the midst of the. usual worry: of a fashionable resort.- capital in this industry.-Ft. Meade ,',

r(:, sprouts, that would grow a little time broad prairie. A line of levels run Orlando Reporter. Pebble.
p.'. and then die off. He finally shaded from the tract to the St. Sebastian Captain DavIs, of Fishburne & The receipts of the Belleview station -
'" the stump with pine tops and the, tree river, a distance of between four and Company has secured his extended I of the F. C. & P. for the monthof

1' afterwards made a vigorous and five miles, shows that there is nearlyor charter from five to ten years to' May were $682.95 being over $150.

j '. healthy growth. His tree'acted same quite, twenty feet fall, ample .to dredge the- lake, and will have a 00 in excess of the same month of last i

:;t: as our frozen trees are doing, and it enable the entire tract to1' bee drainedat crowd of men at work immediately year. This is a very good showing j

j;;,: may be of much benefit to our frozen comparatively ,little cost.-. Titus- building dredges and boats, which will for. our little station.-Belleview Blade .

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"'". '," FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE. than the first, killing to the gound all was ,21 degrees; January 4, 1887, at The old board of directors was

..;', young groves and many old, ones, and 22 degrees. On the 29th of December, elected as follows :
': Tenth Annual Meeting: we are brought to consider seriously 1894, the temperature fell to 14 de- Geo. R. Fairbanks, Alachua county;

s f' The tenth annual of the whether,orange growing is a reliable grees and the fruit ,was frozen and E. G. Hill, Bradford county ; Dr. E.
:Florida Fruit meeting stockholders and _safe industry in Florida, or smaller limbs killed, but by February E. Pratt, Hillsborough county ; John
Exchange whether'it is too hazardous to had risen new ,growth started Lake
held the office in engagein 7, sap Fabyan, county ; 'Hy Crutcher,
was at company's
as"'a business and as'an investment.As and when on February 7, 1895, the Orange County; D. Greenleaf, Duval
. .. this city at 10 o'clock a.,Thursday, who have invested fell to degrees the D. Mead Duval
' orange growers, temperature 15 county; J. county ;
,\.-- June i3th. much better attendancet years of labor and thousands of young: groves and many old trees were A. Brady, Brevard county; F. G.
There was than a there dollars, we are intensely,interested in killed to the ground, but many old Sampson, Marion county; C. V. Hill-
t. '- shares was expected, this question. We have had, from bearing trees preserved their vitalityin yer, Marion county; John M. 'Bryan,
" being 2,831, represented.of the memberswas time to time, infesting our trees, certain the trunk and larger limbs, with a ,Osceola county; W. E. Stanton, Put-
The-general tone and injurious insects to contend with, present prospect of a fair crop in 1896.It nam,, county; M. S. Moremen, St..
very of information encouraging from the an different exchange in common with all other fruit cult- was not as cold by seven degrees as Johns county; C. F. A. Bielby, Volu-
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I sections of'the State ure ; remedies have been sought and in 1835. sia county; Irving Keck, Polk county.An .
brought found. We, have had droughts and Taking all the data we have for a executive committee consistingof
L the fact ,that the groves are recovering floods, and have learned that we can long series of years, we find that within President Fairbanks, ,D. Greenleaf,
from the effects of the freezes
rapidly irrigate for one and drain for the other the past one'hundred years, the tem- M. S. Moremen and C. V.. Hillyerwas
and few months will find most of
them,in condition fair but we have always had, in a greater perature has gone only once as low as also elected. The meeting then .
i a to produce or less degree, one thing to fear, over seven degrees above zero and that, was adjourned.Fate.
crops in' the near future. which: we had no control, and that is sixty years since. .
The report of General Manager, A. cold. Other things we can manage, That in 1886 the temperature was as
M., Ives showed that the freezeof of a Noted Orchard.
up to
and even the question of glut or over low as 15 degrees without material in
December 29, 1894, the net return Our readers will no doubt recall the
production was soluble to great ex- jury to the trees. That on December
for oranges sold was better than that tent, but we are obliged to meet the 29, 1894, it fell to 14 degrees without letters of Mr. H. M. Stringfellow,, of
for a corresponding period of the pre- Texas, published in our columns from ,
question of the effect of severe freezes, material injury to'bearing.groves ; that
ceding year; but the returns for frozen 'as one which we 'must.face, as having on the 7th of February at the same time to time some years ago. His,

oranges which the Exchange then had occurred, and as,likely to .occur from temperature, owing to the sap having pear orchard at Hitchcock, near Gal-
forced upon it lowered the average time to'time. There is, in the light risen in the trees, they were disastrously vestog, was the pioneer that section,
somewhat. The affairs of the Exchange of past experience, but a small por- affected, but that, sprouts are and for several years under Mr. Stringfellow's -
! are,in good shape and when tion of our state secure from the effects now coming up from the vigorous roots 'energetic management it was
the orange industry revives it is ready of a degree of cold severe: enough to in the ground, which will make a rapid very profitable. 'He frequently ex-
; to,resume, business where.it left. off.. the belief at least the
I injure both fruit and trees. growth the present year, and.it is pos- pressed or hope,
j 'President Fairbanks' Address. It seems to me that this question i is, sible that/in five years most of these that the moisture and' heaviness of the
I narrowed down to a consideration oi f will have formed fair trees of bearingsize soil would prove'to be a condition un-
j Gentlemen-We meet under very the'average risk of such calamities. and that the old bearing trees favorable the blight, and that it was
different circumstances
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: Florida has been_settled for 330 I ,will givein 1896 'a crop equal to that, permanently'secure from a visitationof
which surrounded
i us at our" last
'' years: When it,was first occupied,the of 1886. that destructive,rrialady. A recent
annual' meeting. 'We then .
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writer'in the Farm and Ranch '
China had been bUIi says;:
sweet t
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cheered by past success and-had l THE FLORIDA ORANGE IS PEERLESS.
"I in' from Houston where'
l lately j introduced in the countries bordering am just ,
.bright hopes for the future.It, i i has shown that have
o the Mediterranean and from Experience we : I went to attend the Confederate Veterans' :,
difficult, in the time of prosperity tanticipate I on disaster "' ,,
Spain came the first bitter-sweet and from every previous ;; reunion, but while there I took. ... ;
adversity, although we: sour and later on the sweet or China that Florida oranges stand confessedly arun, down to Hitchcock to seethe'
'!' know that there are always in every We know that there at the head of all others, and will., al- Stringfellow pear orchard. I was anxious -
: of life failures and disappointments. ., orange. were demand..
\ pursuit sweet orange trees bearing fruit'in' St,., ways to see how that fine pear orchardhad
two hundred ago. That this disaster,,grea as it is, is fared while blight'was everywhere
,I I: '" When the freeze of December Augustine years suspension and not
29 We'also know that cold winters have only temporary playing havoc with pear orchards. I;
1894, came "unexpectedly upon us, from time to time destroyed the fruit the destruction of the orange industry, found the old original orchard badly
the Fruit Exchange was'in the midst t and 'to exercise patience in
warns us affected. The Kieffer worse than I
and the and
trees in.Italy Spain
of a successful business season; we,, but that these countries still produce e,I waiting.for:the wonderful\ recuperating have ever seen it here-which so far'
I had done well abroad and had successfully power of nature in this'tropical clime.I has been almost clear of blight. Le-
of and lem-
I t increasing,, crops oranges .
inaugurated auction sales at have seen the day in Florida Conte was as badly affected as here. I
: Jacksonville. In one 'night everything 6ns. when, for 'ten years, orange growingwas was exceedingly"sorry to see this.
I- was, changed-a sudden blow' A REMARKABLE COINCIDENCE. account of
practically given up on Thousands of trees of these varietiesare
closed nearly all our business opera, Governor Glen of South Carolina, the ravages of the scale insect, and I planted and being planted around,

tions. The orange.growers 'of Florida, in a pamphlet published in 1761, saysthat have seen the crop increase from Hitchcock, Sta. Loma and Alvin. It
\ lost' on fruit alone to the value ol f on the 7th of,February, 1747, the''one hundred thousand boxes ,to five is a grand sight to a fruit man, but
$2,000,000. temperature fell to 10 degrees at 8 millions. when we,think of the blackened ruin
I I I INCREASED TEN-FOLD. o'clock in the morning, at Charleston Encouraged by these facts, I see no that it must' come to in a few years, it

We have felt the recent disaster tc I and had probably been considerably reason for despair, and but little for makes us sad. We also saw the Sat-
+" onr orange growing:interests'the more: 'lower; that all the bearing orange serious discouragement.. 'I believe the ,suma orchard set out by Mr. String-

because there was so much more ol f trees were ,killed' to the ground and crop'of '1896, will be as large as that fellow, dead to the ground, on the tri-
I : it to be affected than at any former even an olive tree eighteen inches in of,'1885 when the'.the Fruit Exchangewas foliate stock. But when we think of
time. While orange growing is not t diameter, owing to the sap being'up organized. I believe our organization eighteen inches of snow laying on the
new to Florida, yet it is within a comparatively in the tree. It will be noted that this necessary for handling the cropsof ground for several days it is no wonder -
few years only that it has freeze occurred on the 7th day of February the coming and succeeding years. that orange trees, even of the most
developed into a great and leading the fatal day of our great freezesof The experience we have gained has hardy type, died. .

industry of the State. In ten years 1835 and 1895. not only proved the wisdom of our .

the crop has increased ten-fold. The severest,freeze ever known in method of marketing the crop, but has Burbank's Sweet Ohestnnt.

Twenty years ago orange trees were Florida, so far as we know, was that of brought the fruit-growers of California,
regarded only as ornamental and de February 7, 1835, when the trees were in part, to adopt ,our plans. Mr. J. H. Hale tells us that the
t sirable to ,the home like the flower all frozen, to the ground. The next in We can expect to do but little until chestnut fever is raging. A single -

garden or.the shrubbery. point of severity, was on January 12, the fall of 1896, something over a year nursery company in Georgia has
The opening up of facilities for 1886, when the temperature was about hence, but our organization we oughtto planted a hundred bushels' of native
I rapid and cheaper transportation gave 15 degrees and all the fruit was frozen maintain. We have our offices, chestnuts, which are 'now in nursery :=:

the orange at once a commercial and many old trees killed, but, never our packing houses, materials, our rows simply to produce seedling stock ,
value and made its cultivation not theless, a considerable crop was raised agencies and our plant ready to resume upon which to graft cions of Burbank'snew

only pleasant, but profitable.We that year. The sap was, down and our work, and when that time comes sweet chestnut. The company ;)
,had in a measure become recon- large trees, were little injured. On I am sure we shall all be ready and has contracted to propagate a half 'r,1
ciled to the disaster: of 'December 29, December 3, 1876, and December 30, desirous of availing ourselves of the million trees.' Chestnut' culture is the ,;1;

and the.loss of our fruit, when, on 1880, the temperature was down to advantages of the Exchange.G. coming industry. The country will "<-'. ;;{
.February, forty days later, we experienced 19-fruit frozen and small trees killed. R. FAIRBANKS, need millions of trees.-American r :

one still more destructive On January 6, 1884, the temperature President.



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J Pruning the Kelsey for Fruit. by no means uncommon to find in an Mulch on Peaches. an application of nitrogenous fertilizers -

Editor farmer: and Fruit-Grower" ordinary plum tree, fruit so marked, There are many accumulations of quite,.unnecessary.
Can you or any of the correspondents which did not rot. The explanationof straw, grass,. hay, corn ,stalks, etc., .Leguminous crops, however, .while
: of THE DISPATCH, who have had this is that the beetle did "not deposit that can be used for mulch, and if they gather nitrogen from the air and
t exerience, with the Kelsey plum, inform i )the egg after making the mark, utilized, would become very profit: i add to the soil's supply have'no power
:' ,. me whether it is best to cut them or that the egg failed to hatch to a able. During the season of, 1893, to furnish .either potash or phosphoricacid
," back each year, and if so, how much lava, in which case,there i is no reason after my strawberry bed was through and if these two ingredients: are
and at what time, and will the cutting why the plum, should rot. If anyone fruiting, I raked the straw; off,' which not already"present in the soil in sufficient -
back cause them to bear more fruit. ? has time to give a' little attention to had been used for mulch; and scattered -, quantities they must be suppliedin
t B. plum trees, by shaking off:the plum l it around some peach trees nearby the shape of fertilizers. In 'most

[REPLY BY GEO. L. TABER.] weevil, before it has deposited its egg, ,. covering.about ,the same space as soils, however, they are quite deficientor
DEAR SIR-The Kelsey plum tends or perhaps by spraying the trees with the branches, to the depth of two if present, are in an unavailable
naturally to long, willowy growth, the various solutions' recommended, it inches. This was done about July i form and cannot be taken up by the
which, in order to make the trees is very easy to get a crop of plums! ; 10, thus aiding the ripening of, the growing crops; hence the addition of
more stocky, should be frequently cut .but labor of this kind is usually not fruit for the same season. But the artificial fertilizers to supply these two
or pinched back. Trees that have convenient, except where there are greatest.result' was noticed last season ingredients is nearly always quite necr

grown in orchard a year without any large orchards and one person can be* when the peaches were ,ready to essary.
pinching back of new growth, should employed regularly and continuously! gather. They were smooth, of large One of the most important of:, the
have at least half of the last season's to do the work. It is by regular attention .and uniform size while those on 'adjoining leguminous crops, and one that is nnyvbeing

growth cut back. If the trees are run of this kind that the plum ,trees ',were ,small and inferior.No discussed throughout the country
-.', over two or three' times during the growers of New York. State have' other reason can be assigned for. papers is crimson clover.. This ''planthas
.'. ,. ...-.- :'sttmmer'season arid the'new: growth ma',a the culture, of that.fr llt so profit the, superior! ..'fruit;but.,the\ mulch.' The, been' cultivated with wonderful
:d" :
.. pinched back'with the thumb and I able.'Median's ,Monthly. soil,under the trees where the mulch success in some sections while- in othersit
finger; after it has attained a length of .-. had been ,applied, although at the has been a total failure. It has been
a .foot to 'fifteen inches, it will cause Trial of Crimson ..Olover.ltc close of the extended drought, was tested sufficiently, 'however'to.warrantits
,f the trees to thicken up and assume a : llor Farmer and Fr1it! -Grower: loose and moist, while.the soil under being assigned a. prominent! place :
more stocky shape without'sacrificingwood. You ask to-day whether anyone has the other trees was baked very hard, in the list of farm renovators. Crimson i
This summer pinching is, by succeeded with crimson .clover. We and.cracks several inches deep were clover seems to thrive best on the :
all odds, the best method of treatingthe try nearly everything' new;' sometimes visible.; Was it 't the fertilizing, .proper lighter soils. It requires but little :;
Kelsey plum, and will cause,it to making a complete success and at. ties in the straw applied that caused humus and comparatively a small I
bear more fruit by giving it more other times an outright failure. This difference? Certainly not, since the amount of moisture. One of its important t:
bearing capacity, but, as above stated, clover would surely have done all that straw protected the strawberries dur- features is its ability to stand_ ,J
trees'that have had this the'winters of and before the cold winter in which property it
never summer could have been expected of it if the ing 1872 1893,
pinching back, should be cut back ground had been properly prepared, it was applied to the peaches; if may even excel red clover. Crimson
considerably (the winter season is the but,,one of the things in which I have there had'been any available plant clover seems to be especiallyvaluablein
I best for this) 'in order to get the basis made the most ignominious failureshas food 'in'it, it certainly would have been the orchard and some of the most

I for the stocky growth, and this can been the attempt to induce'any taken, up by the berries.Meehan's flourishing and productive orchards
then be followed with the'summer that we have ever seen were those in
do Monthly.
up negro to a piece of work as it
pinching ,back above recommended.The should\ bedone. We had but 25 cents which that'crop had been raised :and
winter pruning of itself however turned under. We visited sometimeago
worth of the seed, and my idea was -
will not cause them to bear additional to'plow and harrow the land so as to Useful Facts About Fertilizing. 'a prominent fruit grower' in New
fruit: G.: TABER.. level it, then harrow in the seed and Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: Jersey and were highly pleased at the'appea'rance '
of his orchard. He said
roll the ground.but, the harrow and In these days of low prices and .
that he it in its condition
Japan Plums. roller were of no account, becauseMr. sharp,competition it is necessary to resort kept healthy
Whoever plants plum trees generally Negro had left them out in the to the most progressive,and rational and,obtained the most excellent qual. I
has fair for several weather until ity of fruit by sowing crimson cloverin
crops years they were'rotten, "caze systems of agriculture in orderto
and it under ,the
after the trees commence bearing.But nobody else don't never put nurfin meet with success. Thanks, how- August turning
the great enemy of the plum, the away, an' dat's de way Joe, he does." ever, to the introduction of new and following spring. He applied to the
curculio beetle, eventually finds them Consequently the ground was such a improved methods we are now enabledto soil before'sowing the crimson clover i
out, and unless the tree receives as, combination of mountains, hills and save considerable expense in the about 200 lbs of muriate of potash
sistance from the orchardist the hollows and 400 lbs: of bone.meal. _The bone :
plum that the first rain washed sand purchase of fertilizers, which item in ,I
crop is a failure. Just now there is over about half of the tiny plants: the past has often been a' great burdento and potash with crimson clover: was
much interest, the Japan plums, and Those that escaped such a butcher the farmers. The most costly of all that was necessary to keep hjs trees
those who are growing them report burial.headed. in the spring and have the fertilizer ingredients is nitrogen, well supplied with plant food so that
that they are free from curculio; but mostly been eaten by rabbits. The which when bought in the various they returned to him an abundant
as this is (the experience with most plants were very rank where they forms in. which it' is sold in market yield-of a most superior quality of

varieties of plum, as already stated, it stood 'near trees that had been fertil- costs from 10, to 15 cents per pound. fruit. B.
will, not do to conclude that the cur ized with, ashes, suds and trash in This great expense for plant food can /
culio will not injure them. Some i general, thus showing what cow.pen. be saved by practicing what is knownas The June bloom, under the impulseof
,specimens of plums have been ex- ning and proper preparations of the green manuring, or in other words recent rains, also promises well, and
hibited on which curculio marks were soil might accomplish. The land the raising and turning. under of l leguminous many orange groves which, after the Ii
:visible, and yet the plum perfected; here is high pine of good quality, and crops such as clover, peas and freezes, did not show "orange leaves i
and this has been taken as an indica- the seed.:were planted in the fall: vetches which have the distinctive enough to wad a gun," as Sheriff' Watson :
tion that the attack of the curculio Miss B. property of absorbing their nitrogen puts it, are going to produce "'a ;;
will l not injure these plums;, but it is Oriole, Fla. from the atmosphere, thus rendering small crop.-Manatee River Journal. t


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L Olive Oil vs. Cotten-Seed Oil. Bermuda grass it is not hard to get tween the rows. As soon as the run to, sprout, and to be killed by repeated:
; Several: wholesale grocers,of Phila- rid of-turn the sod over ,with the ners begin they:are eacouraged to take harrowing.I ..
delphia hold the belief that cotton. plow and it will die immediately.For hold on the side 'of the fertilizer ; all seldom plant field beans before
seed oil, such as usually sold as a low several winters we have noticedour others are treated as weeds, and as June, or much later than the middle of
grade of olive oil, is gradually coming hogs following the old roads; and soon as a good stand, is secured the that month. What I aim to do is to
to supersede the pure olive oil, and in closely nipping the carpet 'grass with turn plow is run again on both sidesof get the crop taken care of before the
time will be sold under its proper great relish, apparently. They madeno the rows-the- new row-the old fall rains, set in. No iron clad rules
name. They claim that the cotton- attempt: at rooting, therefore_ ,we. plants are chopped out and another can be given for planting. There are
seed product is as pure and beneficial concluded that the roots presented no application is made of fertilizers ; this various ways and devices which may
to health as the olive oil itself, and : attractions for them, but they' cer- time on both sides. After Septemberno be used. If I plant in a small way j
; that it is simply a prejudice on the tainly much' liked the young tender attempt is made to keep the grass only, I simply open up furrows, say
part of the public which makes it grass just springing up and went for down, but it is left as.a winter protec-: two inches deep, with some suitable
necessary to sell it under a false name, it exclusively, although there were tion, until spring. marker or even with the hoe, scatter
Every jobber in Philadelphia will within their reach many other green, JULIUS SCHNADELBACH.Grand the beans along in the furrow so as tp
freely admit that cotton-seed oil is growths, such 'as hogs 'usually feed, Bay, Ala.Beans get one bean to every two to four
sold as olive' oil. They declare that upon under other circumstances.From .- inches of-row, and cover with ,the feet.
the trade demands it, and that the all of which we infer that carpet : On a larger scale one can use a
genuine olive oil is expensive for grass is highly suited for winter For A Late Crop. hand-planter, a one-horse planter, or'a
the average retail grocer's customers. : hog pasture, and that it will eventually After their unpleasant experiencethis two horse planter. Tools of this kind
The latter, ,or a great many of them, figure, extensively on the lands of season with a: glutted bean market, are now kept on sale by most seeds-
buy the cheap grade of bogus'olive the hog raiser carrying on'his vocationin many growers ,may be, disgusted with men. A good two-horse planter i is
, ,, oil. The difficulty some of the gro- the lower section of the Southern this crop. \'But shell beans, if prop- advertised by F. W. Miller. Cale-
; : cers have met with in their plans to States. It will grow on almost any erly handled_ nearly always pay, donia, N. Y.,' who also has a good
introduce the cotton-seed oil under its character of land, and the more it is though they require a good'deal of bean-harvester.. A quicK way of
i own name; is the fact that the public eaten down, the more rapidly it ap patient handwork. We' can approve planting large areas is with a grain-
! will.not buy it under? that name, pre- pears to spread; can be propagated by what Mr. Greiner, one of,. the most drill, taking three rows at once, the "
; ferring to have it'' called olive oil. planting bits 'of sod ; or if given a fair successful gardeners of the country, rows being about twenty-eight inches
! i chance,.wilt propagate itself and take writes in Farm and Fireside of dwarf apart.It .
j exceptions possession of any pasture lands upon lima beans; they' do well in Florida, ,
the cotton-seed oil or, low grade olive which stock are allowed to run.- It planted even in June. As to the peaor need not be mentioned that cul-
j oil, which ever you please to call it, is peculiarly a' Southern grass, and navy bean in this State'we cannot tivation shouid be thorough. Perhapsthe
1 : has largely increased in the last few, therefore cannot be made to succeed speak .from:experience. Prof. L. H. Breed weeder-going with the
! I years.. They deplore this fact, but much above the 'lower tier of Southern Bailey has just issued.a bulletin (No. rows, of course-would.do good work
'." assert.that it has to be- met notwithstanding. -.. States.-N. O. TimesDemocrat.The 87, Cornell University experiment fora starter. At least I use it, ,but always -
: remarkable thing is that all station, Ithaca, N. Y.) on the "dwarf beans
plant peas etc., so thickly
i: Other jobbers of the city express kinds of live stock are so fond of it lima beans." ,People especially inter- that I would just as: soon as not losea
;: the belief that the cotton-seed, oil can and keep so'closely depastured that ested in the subject should try to plant or two, now and then. Any'
: never supplant the genuine olive'oil the unobserving are led to believe it is secure a copy. I quote the following: one-horse cultivator with, narrow teeth
I." sections where the latter has been of no value. It.is only by fencing the ''I am convinced' that these beans, will do, if you only use it often enough.
used. They claim that the increase animals off for awhile that one can as,a class, are very valuable. Their Cultivate to the there
se up rows, so
', i; inthe, demand, for the .cheap grade learn its productiveness. The writer great merit, is earliness. They are will be little :need of hand hoeing. : "
''J' comes not from its inroads into thei has had it mown on his ,lawn four or from two weeks to a month earlier Dont| cultivation account
stop on of
i; 'trade formerly enjoyed by the pure ,five times a year, and though only,"a than the tall varieties from' which they bloom or pod-setting. Keep'right ,on
::.\ olive:oil. but Jrom.its' being taken, up few inches high it furnished each time came. ,Their productiveness ,has not until the crop is well advanced. Slight,
, ::1 by a poorer class of trade which formerly a swath like a fleece.In .- been 'reduced, in proportion to the hilling at the last cultivation will.do no
l used neither the pure oil or ,its the,spring for a time the narrow- reduction in size of the plants, so thatI harm, and, may do good in coveringup
.'.' imitation. leaved.plantain, the winter weed, the believe that it is possible in the weeds just starting in'\the ro.ws.
, There are several firms in Philadelphia l'I l- dandelion, the sorrel''and some other north, to secure greater total yield As,to varieties, you have your choice
' who buy the cotton-seed oil in. weeds dispute,for the soil with it, but per acre from the dwarf than from the between the Marrow, the ,Medium,'th ;
i, bulk and bottle it as olive oil with later these disappear and the grass pole varieties, seeing that the plants Pea,'and the Red and White Kidney
French labels. Everybody knows this, stands practically alone. require less room; they are also much beans. In some localities, one or the
i t : and it is a well-known industry. Other No 'practical stock breeder, after cheaper to grow-they require no other of these is grown almost to the
firms elsewhere ship the oil to France, learning the facts about this grass by poles. The earliest varie- exclusion of all others. The Kidney 11
where it is bottled as olive oil and of observation, can be made to ties of these dwarfs are those whichare
I ,: :years beans, I think, like richer soil than the
put up ,with a fancy name and label. believe that, with the pastoral possibilities derived from the Sieva" type, asHenderson's others do. The Red Kidney is ,quite
There is a great difference, however, which it holds out, this entire and Jackson's. prolific, not as easily spotted in bad
between the genuine olive oil and any flatwoods region .will ,not one day weather as white beans are, and is often!
[l brand of the cotton-seed product.- possess a very high value. Where the Field Beans.-No doubt, field beanscan particularly profitable. One must
Grocery World.Carpet available timber has been cut off the be made to pay much better than consult his neighbors, his markets,,and
... rest could be girdled, the wire-grass: ordinary grain crops, but while easily I surely good judgment, when selecting,
plowed small pieces of theLouisiana grown, they are not as readily har- ,
or Louisiana Grass. up, the variety for planting Be sure, also,
planted and in a or vested: You must know how to store,
grass year that the seed is good and was gathered
The Mobile (Ala.) 'Register" says two a good pasture secured. Or the thresh and clean them, or you will run from a crop that was free ,from rust.
in 'regard to this valuble lawn and younger pines could be allowed to the'risk of having them badly spotted.But The amount of seed required for an
I II grazing plant : grow for timber, and at least a two- it will pay any farmer' so situated acre depends somewhat on, the size qf
While not strictly a winter grass, thirds of that he can use the bean as a money
crop grass 'grown among the beans planted. The Marrows will
carpet- grass makes rather good winter them. crop, to learn the business, by practice, need about a bushel of seed per acre ,

,; pasture, as when 1-ip'Ieddown! ? by from the, rudiments up. Anv land the,__ Peas_ ____ and____ n _Mediums____n____ _less___ _and___ the____,
frost it shoots up again In a few days which, when properly manured, Kidneys more.
and affords very good picking for Alabama Plan With Strawberries, would raise,a fair crop of corn, may i,
.! stock; and since our "nipping" frostsare Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: be considered fit for growing beans; -
usually weeks apart in the lower This.is what I do with my old patch.I neither will excessive'' manure applica- The most important part' of the
South, it, might be rated as really a do not claim that this-is the only ,way, tions'be'called for. I usually prefer I whole business is the proper harvest-:
winter grass with us.Ve have known or even the best, yet it seems so' to mineral manures, if I use any (and I ing, storing and threshing, and tHis
an acre of land upon which it had me. I bar off the rows with a turn don't always for this crop.) I woulduse had best be learned by experience ona I
obtained a footing, in Baldwin county, plow on both sides of the plants; then ashes if I had them. SometimesI small scale. When all the pods
to keep two calves through the winter they are cleaned of all grass and weeds, apply 100 pounds of muriate of pot- have turned yellow, but before theyare
t. with comparatively little additional and'the plants chopped out to eighteenor ash and as much dissolved bone. all "dead" ripe, the plants shouldbe
twenty inches. After this the plowis This is applied broadcast before plant- pulled. This, on a small scale,
feed.Carpet grass forms a thick, dense run once more on one sidethesame ing. A good four-year rotation is as can be done by hand., Large growers -
I sod, ,and where it gets a start in a side of each row-and in this follows : Clover, corn, beans, wheat; use a two horse bean-puller, which
Bermuda grass patch will;: eventually furrow an application of fertilizer is then back to clover. I like to have takes two rows at a time and makes
kill out the Bermuda, provided stock made. The earth is thrown back and the ground plowed and lifted up with quick work of this part of th'e job. .
have access to the grounds and keep carefully worked around the plants.In harrow and roller quite early in spring. Just as soon as the plants are dry-
the grasses closely trimmed. Unlike ,a few days the cultivator is run be- This will give a chance,for the weeds enough, they may be stored in a dry i
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Am"monia, 4 1.2 to 5 1-2 per cent. : i
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Prig, $2' .00 p r Ton, F. O. :B. .
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We also have a large supply of J. H. Baker& Bro.'s Celebrated Complete Manures in stock. Also, Nitrate of Soda, Blood and Bone,.

Acid Phosphate, _Dissolved? Bone, Selected Kentucky Tobacco Stems, Ground Tobacco .Stems, Etc. '


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; loft or. they may be put in little stacks I the supply. It has been found that great country does not raise all the gia Florida, and when the season'op portion

around a pole stuck in the ground, I both South and,North the second crop Irish[ potatoes it needs and some for the. freight departments of. the tail,
i and well capped with marsh hay. If I potatoes make better seed for the first export besides. In the. past,ten yearswe roads in this section move, their head-
exposed during a prolonged spell of' crop than the Northern grown have imported an excess of 24- and telegraph
e quarters to Thomasville- th.e' -
wet weather, the beans would spot potatoes. The late crop for table use 374,405 bushels over our exports. company sends down five extra
badly, and therefore the crop needs has also found a ready market, as it These.potatoes have cost us $9,296345. ,- operators to handle the, increased bus-
Where has keeps longer and sounder than the alone imported ;
| prompt attention. one Last year we occasioned
iness by the purchase and I
but an acre or two, the threshing can Northern potatoes, says the Southern an excess 'of, '2,198,636 shipment of the 'crop. The season
be tfone with a flail or the horses'c Planter. Bushels over our exports, and these months .
lasts about two beginning
hoofs on the barn floor. I have seen This crop is also'best grown from cost ,$624,952. These;potatoes all with and with
July ending .August,
regular bean threshing machines on the second crop seed kept over until come from countries where land is between and'
I and l last 7,000 8,000
the exhibition grounds, but never at June or July and then planted as for more costly and labor is higher than year" II/
\ ;' > work. The professional thresher\ : men. the early crop. If kept in a cool,.dark' here in the Southland in addition.they'paid carloads were shipped 9utside'the
j'\ cellar the second will not, commence State, carrying 'an ,average 1,200,
who run 'an ordinary grain threshing crop an import-duty varying from 25
melons: to,a car, which makes a total -
machine should know to fix to sprout before June., The the the
enough cents ( old'duty)} to 15 cents ( of'about melons contributedto
r the c :concaves for threshing beans, so potatoes should 'then be removed into new duty) a bushel. Surely this thenorthern. 9,000,000 and western Appetite.
that only a small percentage will be the light and be spread out thinly on should not be. of
the the
the floor and the will then *-44 That crop approachingseason
'd split. Picking over by hand, in orderto sprouts .
will be even greater than that .
and short aid) and not rub Silvers'Pig.Since :
sort out the imperfect spotted grow green
off should then be by the President Adams of last year, is indicated,by the amaz1 1
beans will be needed in most cases. easily. They grace .
This can be done during the winter, planted as for the early crop. To of the State Horticultural Societyand ing fact that 52,000 pounds of seed 1
for seed the favor of the Florida at have already been sold at the single :
the second
when labor is cheap. But be sure the grow crop medium press .
beans are perfectly dry before you small-sized potatoes from. the large, "Silvers' Pig" is likely to become town of Monticello, and as my infor-

store them in bulk.SecondCrop early crop should be selected when '''historical, it may be as well to mant.remarked: (.
digging:this crop for market in Tune. correct the impression that would "That's a right smart'lot of them',
Potatoes for Seed. These.j potatoes should be spread v out make it pose as a full,grown hog. when you come to consider that a
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. in a shady place and fully exposedto Ip our issue of July 18, 1894, as a watermelon" seed don't weigh. noth- Ii
One of the best returns from home: the air for a week. They will turn local item of interest to those who pre ing. .
grown Irish seed potatoes:was a lot of green. After this they should be fer fresh pig'to old salt hog, we wrote: I can obtain no complete report_ of
Crown Jewels, a new ,kind tried here covered with a thin layer of woods ",Mr. Silvers killed a pig the other day the sales of seeds from any other

in a small way, planted at the same mould, pine_ tags _or straw, whichshould i that dressed' 100 pounds.." In using' town, but the dealers here tell me the I
time'and under the same conditions be moistened and kept slightly the word pig we did so advisedly demand is greater than ever'before, :'
.with.the Early Rose, northern grown. damp. In ten days or a fortnight J People; frequently kill pigs in the and one grocer claims to have sold

It yielded 10 barrels to one, while they will commence to sprout,'and as spring and early summer, but rarely $1,500 worth this month. 1
the Early Rose only made 8 'to one. soon as this is found to be the case,all butcher hogs until the fall or winter The watermelon business has' be-
<< Besides this extra yield brought a lit that are sprouted should be planted.Do season. Had Silvers' pig been spared come systematized during the last
tle better price than the Early Rose. not cut ,them, beyond perhaps until the coming fall we can only estimate three or four years, and the,profitsare
The grower intends to grow, again a just cutting off a chip at the end. I what its weight might have been, so great and so certain that one
fall crop for seed for next spring's Throw out the furrows in which theyare but doubtless several hundred poundsof would think everybody would go into
There a good killed in when it. But there is a curious conservatism -
planting. were many to be planted deeply: by runningthe pork was embryo
home grown seed planted, but there plow' twice through them. fertilize Silvers' pig surrendered to the knife.It among the older planters, and a
seems to be a lack of confidence in the land 'as recommended in ar- was not expected that this little prejudice against all innovations in

them, and it will be some years yet ticles on the early Irish potato crop in item of purely local ,news, should, be agriculture and everything else, so that
before they will be planted exten- our spring issues, but it is npt necessary of more than a local interest. It is the old fashioned people stick., to cot-
sively. This success with the Crown to fertilize,, so heavily. Plant the true, we advocate ,diversified farmingand ton, even at five cents a pound, and
if successful will in a the of look upon watermelon raising as a degraded -
Jewel, again sprouted seed in 'the bottom of the always deprecate sending
great measure encourage the raising of trenches and cover lightly with soil. so much money out of the state for Yankee trick. While it is

fall potatoes and their use for seed As the plants' grow work in the soil hay, grain, meat, butter, lard and true that a few enterprising Yankees

\. here.------ TULIUS SCHNADELBACH. so as to bring the ground tQ a level many other items of general use which taught these people the profits in' watermelons -
Grand Bay, Ala. I surface. Keep clean of weeds and ] might just as well be' produced at a great many of the younger -
native farmers have in the
It is only within the last few: years cultivate to encourage growth. Let I home.-Florida Facts.Millions gone
that farmers in the South have begunto stand ,until frost, and then dig and business and done equally well.
,realize the value of the'second and store safe from frost. Seed thus grown of Melons. -Chicago Record.

late crop of Irish potatoes. For the I will make a much heavier crop of Thomasville is the ,center-- of the BSBT\' \'WELL MACHINERYAll *"*'-
past two years the demand for the early spring potatoes than that raisedin watermelon district, which covers an kinds, of tool. Fortune, for the driller by using oar
second crop for ,seed, both South and I the North. area of about 150 miles square, includ. Adamnutineproeesai/ Artesian Pumping]can Rlern take to acore.work Perfected bv Steam.Koonomieiil Air eta.-
North, has been greatly in excess of I It is astonishing to think that this I ing the southwestern,portion of Geor_ 'Let.Aurora us help, lilt you. THE Ohlcaco.Ab1E IU.Dallas RICAN WELLYVOJIKB., Tex.-' ,

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'" Guinea Fowls.It Of it has been swallowed, 'as much is
,is the nature of the guinea never passing out of the stomach as is being .

to its and when raised In 'of this
wean young, eaten. consequence a very FLORIDA. '
with a chicken hen, as my! own were, large proportion of a horse's food is APOPKA

the little things are greatly distressed not digested in the stomach, but is

1 when their foster mother disowns them. 0 shoved along into the 'bowels. The INDIAN'GAMES..

They would run all over the yard horse ,in a state of nature is an animal Sharps and Imported. The best blood obtainable in the world. Can furnish Eggs from separate

looking for her, crying most. piteously, that is almost always feeding. He yards in one order.BLACK. .

i and when the search was fruitless, I cannot, like 't the cow or ox, pack away LANGSHANS.

I used to,find them perched like birds large quantity of food, and then lie
An exceedingly fine pen of exhibition birds. Have added fresh blood in the shape of the best I
1 on the low limbs of a peach tree, in down and chew it thoroughly, nor in- could buy from the breeders of the winners at Macon, Columbia, Kansas City and Madison Square
j the most hopeless and disconsolate deed at all.-The, New York Livery Garden, New York.BLACK .

manner. When they began to lay the Stable.
next spring, they made their nests S.. MINO.RCAS. I

\ with the chickens, but later on in the A farmer near here by the ,name of from One one yard of New only York's; headed Famous by! a shapely Breeders.and beautifully Eggs limited.plumaged male, the best we could buy

summer, they took to the garden and Connell, who hails from near Brock- I

I !- '.- orchard ; so we get the most of their port, Monroe county, N. Y., from EGGS, PER SETTING, 200. TWO SETTINGS, $3.60. :

eggs. ..They.-.are more gentle even than five acres of tomatoes sold I,o0q crates Owing to the present condition of things in Florida we prepay the express at \
\ chickens I catch at which netted him $2.25, or $2,250 Eggs from the three breeds in one otder if you desire A copy of the best Poultry paper published ;
my ; can one anytime with each order as long as they last. Have your order booked ahead and avoid delays. Why send ,
by throwing. down a few crumbs, profit from the five acres. It would to Jerusalem or Halifax for eggs when as good can be obtained in Florida at less money. I

I. and frequently have to push them out be hard to find five acres in the North
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of the with hand when feeding that would be as profitable as that.-
way my to arrive in condition.
II 8-We guarantee Eggs good
chicks. Avon Park Item.
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seem to suffer. greatly'with coldand, A party in High Springs, Fla., : i"rri- -

I are.glad to go into, 'the poultry-house wishes ,to start a canning factory to t. : !We. ,,

i in winter to roost with the chickens ; put.up sweet potatoes. He wishes in- .,;. [ -j- Employ

I but with milder weather in spring, formation,in regard to the number of Young-:

they return to their roosts in the big factories, engaged in putting up this N .

apple tree, the same which sheltered vegetable.-Item in Times-Union. "ThtB[ il Is Not Men

them when they were'tiny chicks. As We do'not think he need fear any to distribute

they can fly like birds, no fence restrains competition in this State at present.We To The Strong Alone"If I ---in part-- payment_for a high our grade advertisements Acme

I; them'; the garden' their favorite believe canned sweet potatoes It were we would win it just as we do now, work bicycle done'which until we the send bicycle them arrives on approval.and proves No

.hunting-ground, where they catch would be a good article to ship,. but for the we stand strongest ready of to guarantee all wire fences our fence made.to satisfactory.be employed on the

thousands of bugs and :worms, and not for'use in Florida. We do not ask you to take anybody's figures Young I Ladies same terms.
( or tables of tensile strength but will make a -
do deal of ---.-- I f boys 01'girls apply they:must be well recom
\ really a great good. They bona fide test of the real article. On the mended. Write for partlotilars."active" .
do not scratch for their food like chickens ,A new manufacturing industry has other hand and, If a fence" there must Is, be "vigilant,"
"brave no use looking ACME CYCLE COMPANY
:. .:-- ; only when making their nests do been started up in Titusville knownas further than the Page.; It's the only live ,
:fence. "Dead" soft wire fences are exempt. ELKHART: IND.
Works and the
hollow little the Pa1metto)3rush' ,
)" they out.a: cup-shaped receptacle PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.AdrianMich. neiMMMMII MM
;I r" '\ : l ,in the soft earth, and these are m manufacture brushes. from palmetto ,
: From the finest fowl in ''' ,, !'
a ;
.{'' sometimes found running' over;' with fibre will be the object of the pro- EGGS the west,at prices that -:.,_, :.

l.., small, brown eggs, for they are prolific jectors of this company. The business QUICK, WORK defy competition.90 to 42 96 varieties.scoring %-
t Before buying: do not fall to get our
/ layers. In fact, we keep them chiefly is owned by Messrs. F. T. Budge, finely illustrated; 40 page catalogue. It
\) S In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables contains remedies recipes.and much
for their eggs,, and because they are L. C. Oliver, and Jas. Pritchard; who .snipped to us is our motto. W# information you should have, prices,
such harmless little things and hold an, equal share in the same. The GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS etc. Postpaid only 5 cents.
i pretty, > FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER Bowers&Barr, Box 2 3 Dakota,111}
serve to give variety to the place. first shipment' of 25 dozen brusheswas >BUY OURSELVES. They are..protected i
"made toBaltimore this week. > by our4o years experience without defaultIng -.. THE IMP
The of the guinea are rich and
eggs > a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand
well flavored, preferred by many About six or eight hands are now em- i > merchants financial having stability mercantile which any, reports bank can or N l

housekeepers for cake and other nice ployed, and as soon as the machinery, verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR 5-
motive etc. is erected from METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send ,f INCUBATOR
cooking. It'is a common saying that power, 25
Stencil and
> your name for our quotations. Hatches Chickens by Steam. 1
when broken'their eggs,are as large asa to 30 hands, it'is confidently expected, f cards free., Letters promptly answered. Absolutely self-reffnlatlnjr. I
the fact I,I. can be employed.-Titusville Star. The simplest, most reliable .j i
hen's egg, owing to as ata and cheapest first-class Hatcher
that the is 'in ... logue In the market. t Circulars free.
yelk larger
suppose, pro- 4 cents? OEO. 'RT.EL&CO.J Quincy HI. ,
portion. The shell'is remarkablythick 'Blight, since we,have observed its \ 116 Warren St,, New York. '

so hard to break that, if the history for about eighteen years in ESTABLISHED 1855. ITALIAN '

eggs were round, the ,boys might take Northern.Texas. like certain epidemic You'ro the loser unless BEES 1

them to play marbles with. A boy diseases in the human family, has its the you sweets keep of bees nature to gather about ;

", told me that he and another lad played periods of virulent activity. This is IMensaiit you. tee und IeelllI Profitable I* to either sex, in,town'or irk.!
the third of this deadly'enemy FLORIDA im ESTATEWanted country m Page Bee Book free to all.
ball with one once for quite a while, epidemic J. M. JENKINS. Wetumpka, Ala. '

throwing the egg and catching it in of pear culture in a period 'of "-....,-.-- buaoo : :

:\ their hands, until he cracked it on eighteen years. We anticipate a in Exchange for Unencum- { :HATCH C iCKEftS BY STEAM 'J'

; purpose'to make it break in the ,other gradual subsidence after this year, and bered 5 WITH THE MODEL }

boy's hands. It is a pity the eggs.are I period of comparative freedom from EXCELSIOR: INCUBATOR. .' 'I:

not popular in market; they would be its attacks for a number of years to fol- MASSACHUSETTS{ EDTTABE LOTS M' -",_,... ''I,,' Thousands! Operation.In Successful ;,I,.
splendid for shipping.But low. We shall have something furtherto :' :; J 1IrSEL1'.REGULATlJv r :- SIMPLE PERFECT,and(}. !I
at $1OO Each. : ,,,,, Guarnnteedtohatcha "
few farmers get as many eggs say later on.-Farm and ti 10"" of J,
larger percentage :
in proportion to Their flock of guineas ---..,....-- Lowest priced II H* than fertileeggsatlesscost: any other Incubator., ...:.f,

as we'do. They are allowed to run! E. W. Agnew & Co. are suing and Near Station and Bathing Beach Hi'oher First clasa made. ||I Bend 6c.for Circular llluB.Oat&log.Free. 1 &;'.i''.
.:' wild over the place, and make their foreclosing by the wholesale. Manyof GEO.' II. AII I..114to 12 S.6t11 lito.Qulncy.lIl. .ry. ;I.I'..

; nests so far a-field that the crows get those who were indebted to this }

most of the: eggs. When one of the firm had money in the First National CHAPIN FARM AGENCY, FLORIDA
flock is wanted for table use it is shot Bank. The bank has failed and some: 15 ;

like wild game, which of course makes one has pocketed the money, and now 3-23-tf St. Augustine, Fla. BUDDING WOOD M1

1\y the flock wilder still. 'Very few young I it must be paid again. This is working is
'.' guineas are raised under these circum o an unusual hardship 'upon the 'Capt. A. R. Simmons plastering
; his stone house. The'plaster is made FOR SA E. .
t stances. They are so tender and'r people.-Marion Times. .;m
:; delicate that if the flock doubles itselfin _.--4. .....--- from 'the lime of the coraline rock ;;il!'
"1 : a season it is considered as doing Our exchanges will confer a favor mixed with pure Florida sand, the I can supply; most of the leading and
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'I well. Country Gentleman. by announcing that we will in next compositition, when dry, becoming as popular varieties of budding wood or ;'
..\. r very week's Tallahasseean begin the pub hard as adamant. The tinting of the scions, and I will use my best effort to
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" Write for prices stating
: ..tI-; The :stomach; of a horse is a single six months' subscription will secure secret; he makes it red, yellow, terra and quantities desired. Address ,

, <: ::' bag and a very small one. It' is too them. Back numbers can be securedif cotta, or varying intermediate shades
" afterwards. as he pleases with what he calls W. TRIMBLE,
pv I little to contain even an ordinary feed subscriptions begin ,
, VT'N': of oats. By the time"th ,t'v -thirds Tallahasseean. "Miami mud."-Tropical Sun. liraltlentown, Manatee Co., Fla, +.

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Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS Can't make a living on the farm ? }
-J('L',,.' St. Thomas. Fla. I How ,long have you been trying ? I I, I o
{" One season just ,since the orange
Under OUT Own Vine and Fig Tree. I trees departed-or at least their glory.
Does it not seem a little strange Hard times is no misnomer; they are'-
that people, owning good farming pinching times, vexing times. Often
f. land, have been so spoiled by cultivating the housewife turns herself about sev-
I the"'golden apples of Hesperides"that eral times'and looks in the i pantry' in r v
they cannot now descend to com- vain for the wherewithal to make a rp.
mon potato and pumpkin farming, respectable meal for the good man, For Colic, Cramps, Cholera Morbus and all
such as might be made more or less and the children, who will! rush in ,
Summer there is
profitable? They will abandon their hungry from school l; and perhaps the Complaints, no cure equal to

( land and buildings-their good homesto young miss, home on her vacation, I Pain-Killer. ,Get a bottle to-day. Keep it con-
"I, the mercy of time and, perhaps, has invited her fastidious girl friendto
\ the ravages of fire, and rush into spend. with her? You,think she 'stantly on hand, for there is no kind of pain',or
town in search of the "honest penny," must have: ice-cream and cake; when*
\ which they verily believe is the only perhaps she has had that in town every ache-internal or externalthatPainKiiler
j thing between and starvation. Well, vacation yet, and now she would
there are persons, men and women, relish good, plain country diet, in-
who may find the town more to their cluding the vegetables that you are
liking; may find employment that has, neglecting to gather from the garden,
;', in1 itself, more.attractions than,digging arid be the better for.it.: You send to will not relieve.* Accept no imitation or substitute.
\ soil and it's the easiest soil the for canned .that
i in; Florida<; ( grocery goods,
in' the known? world- to '''dig.) 'Farming your own family would do without' Genuine has PERRY DAVIS & SON on. bottle. The,
though an l independent life, has because the table would not "look '
l I its_ drawbacks; -every business under respectable" with cowpeas and good F quantity, has been'doubled, but the price is still 2 ctJ .
I the sun has. They may find money bread and milk. These tin cans ., : >
more plentiful with which to feed and count up or the prices do. This is-one ,.
! clothe themselves and the little tots. item out of dozen I could mention, I ,
\ 'But to return to my subject. Is it and are you now sure you can't. inaje: I These little "quarters" are much moreconvenient serve. Either of these, may be thickened I
f not strange that those who own good living on the farm, will risk making for actual use than the with a teaspoonful of cornstarch_ ',
I homes will thus abandon them ? Is it it in town? traditional "slice of lemon," which if .a thicker sauce is preferred.
nobody 1 knows how to handle or mix LEMON 'DRINKS.-A wineglassful
nothing<; to own your'own land, to Wait until the cry goes up from?
have no rent to pay, to never fear the starving children, as it has; ,i iii ,Oklahoma with any suitable sauce. clear lemon juice,is a somewhat heroic
.- landlord-he is worse than our tax then we may say "hard' ,times;" ,LEMON 'FILLING.-A kind of rich drink, but with many persons i it i is a
collectors-to know that, even,if yours indeed. But-give the farm a" fair trial 'lemon custard,'suitable for layer cake, specific for sick. headache, if takenpromptly ., ,
> $?ttage,is:'plain and humble,' it is "a before:it is condemned. There may be For a meringue: ,' for a rich pudding when the malady makes, -
Once a young couple went to land." MINNIE G. MILLS. cake or, lady fingers soaked in a soft least helpful, if'taken'to drive off ,
housekeeping? a comparatively humble custard;) or for filling cream puffs, ismade cold after exposure or chill. It' Is
I way; having,bought a small farmon The Use of'Lemons. by using the juice and grated I also generally beneficial, this season.A .
which stood an unused old log A smallish lemon with a thin rind is rind of the lemon<; ,,only. Add a cupful very convenient preparation, to be
house. The young wife, who had the one to select, if one ,can choose. of boiling water and half a cupfulof made when lemons are cheap, will
been accustomed to the best -all her The aromatic oil contained in the sugar. Mix two teaspoonfuls of allow pf making it at a moment's
life, conceived the idea that it wouldbe outer rind of the lemon has a high cornstarch, .with a very little cold notice. Rub the rind with plenty of
very romantic and independent to flavor entirely distinct from the acid water and two well-beaten, eggs. Stir cut sugar, so as to take up the oil, and ,
live in it; and the husband, who intended -, flavor pf l lemon juke: and decidedly this into,the lemon and hot water and strain on to it the juice of the lemon.
to still practice, his profession, preferable when used for flavoring cook carefully in a double boiler until Fill a jar with this mixture and put
f law, though he had turned farmerwentto merely. There are two common !jt thickens.! If for a meringue, use into a cool place, where it will keep
work to make the house more hab-- methods of obtaining this from the the yelks pf four eggs, reserving the for weeks. When wanted put a table- -
itable and respectable in appearance, fresh lemon-rasping it,off by,rubbing whites,for'the top. spoonful in a glass, and fill up with
doing most of the work himself. She with a lump of cut sugar (a very good LEMON ICING.-Squeeze and strain boiling water. Of course:, it is equally
often.used, the above quotation, ,when way for some purposes,) and the ordi-- the juice of a )lemon; stir into it by'degrees good for cold lemonade if dissolved in
her friends smiled at her little home. nary use of a tin grater. But there is enough of the finest: powderedsugar ice water instead. Milk lemonade is
Irt.tllat.h me'she learned lessons, that room,for skill even in so simple a'mat- to make a stiff icing. Spread delicious and refreshing drink;not so
,no ,experiences in a handsome' well- ; ter, as grating a lemon; The pungent, with a: knife dipped in cold water well known as it deserves to be. Dis-
furnished, modern house, in town or I highly fragrant oil which gives flavor I while the cake is warm, ,and leave it solve a cupful, of sugar in ,a, pint of '
village, could have taught her; lessons is wholly contained in the yellow 'surface in,a cool place for an hour or two to boiling water, and mix with it half a
that she is, I hope, now teaching the coating; the white .portion underneath harden. This icing, ,so :simple and cupful of lemon Juice and as much
little ones who clust around her, of is fibrous, somewhat bitter, and, easily made, is really 'delicious--much sherry. Add a pint of rich milk, stir
self-reliance, and disregard of what for the purpose of the cook, worse than more palatable than that made of the and strain, and serve very cold.-.
the world calls great. Owning their I useless. Therefore, grate lightly; the whites of eggs. The soft', sugar icings, Country Gentleman.Deafness .
own home they felt independent, best way is to begin at the end and of which this is a good specimen, are .
which, it seems to me, never can be work round it evenly, so as to remove not only more fashionable, but decidedly Cannot be Cured .
quite the case when, even once a yeara the yellow portion only, leaving the 'better than the old kind. by reach local the, applications diseased portion, as they of the cannot ear.'
check must be given in payment for whit coated lemon intact,smooth and PUDDING' SAucE.-A hard sauce There is only one way to cure Deafness,
the'space you occupy, the place you' perfect in shape as when you began.It made. by creaming half a cupful of but- and that is by constitutional remedies.
call your "home." Some one says is the same portion, pared as ter and a cupful of sugar, and beating Deafness is caused by-an inflamed.condii. i
"the place where you have your wash- thinly as possible with a sharp knife with' the juice and grated rind of tion of the mucous lining of the Eusta-
ing done is home." But not so with and dropped into alcohol, which lemon, is good as well as simple.A chian Tube.have a When rumbling this tube sound gets inflamed or imperfect -- ','
I most of us. We want to know and makes an excellent flavoring extract. liquid sauce made by boiling the yon hearing, and when it is entirely ,
feel that no man can say: "This is Whenever the j juice or pulp is used in sugar with a cupful of water and closed Deafnes is the result, and unless .
mine-is yours no longer-go hence." cooking without the rind,.it is quite pouring on to the lemon juice and the inflamation can be taken out and
To those who ,go from the farm, worth while to save it in this way or rind, with a good bit of butter and a this tube restored to its normal condition :'
.[ i into the crowded town, into the strife by putting into a jar of,salt and,waterto little grated nutmeg, is equally good. hearing cases out will of .ten be destroyed are caused forever by catarrh; nine, I
arid confusion, the "life" of the world, accumulate a stock for candying. Another method is to pare a lemon as which is nothing but an inflamed condi-
will there not come a day, when they Lemon juice as a condiment for thinly as possible, then remove the tion of the mucous surfaces.We .
; will long for the quiet woods, the meats, fish arid salad is commended by white skin and .cut the .fruit Jn very will give One Hundred Dollars for
j I singing of the winds among the pines, the authorities, and especially relishedby thin slices, taking,out the seeds. Cut any case of Deafness (caused by Catarrh)
I' and the consciousness of being under many in the-spring. For this pur- the yellow rind. l into narrow strips and that Cure.cannot end be for cured circulars by ,Hairs free. Catarrh
their,own vine and fig tree ? What a pose, cut ,the lemon, in halves\ ; ,then boil it with a cupful of sugar and one R.J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O. I I
feeling of constraint, of discontent, it divide each half into four pieces of water; pour over the lemon and >J@r} Sold,by-Jlruggists? 75c. '

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Hints. Blatant":: Women. M MAR Costs LESS than""Cheap" Paint or S. P. White Lead' .

Cracked Lips.-These are due to "One'gets sick, and:tired of the.way Write for Book on Painting and Color Card, FREB. If '
heat of the stomach. Cold water in which the talk of woman's vocation PA I NTEVAPORATE not on sale in your town we will quote price for five delivered,
freight prepaid,and send written guarantee years.
should be drunk freely when they are fills the air, not merely in the wild F. HAMMAR PAINT CO. SPRUCE ST.. ST. LOUIS, MO.

; present. Meat.should be eaten rather ,vagaries of its blatant assumptions,

sparingly, and several times duringthe 1 but; in the parade and push of its
day the' lips should moistened claims for recognition of what it calls

with vaseline. Glycerine is even its rights. YOUR FRUIT

better, >but children generally object "I believe that God will yet' save

.. to the temporary paincaused by its this State and Nation from the aggra-

application. Cracked lips sometimes vated miseries of an enlarged, unqual--

: appear again and again after being ified suffrage, which in its universalityof 7THO7VVE
cured. When this is the ease, all male voters is our most threatening '

sweet. foods, such as jam, honey and danger to-day. But if we are to be
treacle, should be avoided till the visited with this other infliction as a

tendency has disappeared, and ,the well earned punishment for many national WITH THEo

child should be watched in the matterof sins, then I believe that whenwe o ,

taking salt. More. often. than not have tasted its bitterness we shall Q
cracked lips arise from the neglect of be brought back, perhaps through an- US.S Cook Stove Drier.

children 'to. take this most valuable archy and,revolution, to a democracy .
item of daily fare. which shall demand for its existence o

government..by men whom educationand o 0S"
Ulcers of the Mouth.These also
actual Americanism of interest in

are attributable to heat of the stomach, the nation qualify them to govern. Hundreds of Dollars Worth
consequently the same dietary sug- "The man who is set in public place eooKSrov Rrr Coa rvso irn

gestions apply. An excellent local to-day to train some of the women of IYITNTNAY6$0. PAT.NCV.5.90. of Fruit Can k Sauel

cure.is'to apply salt to the ulcer every America for their vocation may not in ki- ... ____ with this Machine'
half hour with a camel's hair brush. times like these withhold his voice of

Another, equally good remedy is to warning against the dangers, and delusions Eiieru Year.
-, moisten it from time to time with of the hour."Bishop Doane.The I i i

lemon juice. Although of trifling importance o IL' .

these little ulcers in their arrangement which was aboutto

inflammatory stage give much pain and be consummated for consolidatingthe To meet the demand for a Small, Cheap,

;>I discomfort. Some children (notably two New York auctions of Cali-- Drier,suitable.for use on any Ordinary Cook.,
those who suffer from constipation) fornia fruit has fallen ,through becauseof
Oil or Gasoline Stove, we now the. .
are very'subject to them. They gen= a failure of the two auctioneers to above. It is very Simple, Economical, Efficient .
erally come inside the lower lip, and the time of it
agree as selling; .so and.Convenient, and for Farmers' Use j
frequently upon the inner part of the that will
\ seems they compete against and believe ,The
Just What' is Wanted, we
I cheek. When there is a ten- =- ,
great another as heretofore. .,
ope =a ,_ Cheapest and Best lfittte Dryer of its class oc-
their it is that -
dency to retun a sign -*-'. -'
more fresh 'air is required. The Florida Telephone and,Construction the Market.

Co. will put in a telephone
,Eating Between Meals.-People exchange at Quincy. Apalachicola
generally foster.very strong} views one ''comes next with'a few phon.es, which $8.50 IN VALUE FOR $5'.00'

, way or.the other upon this point, and will be increased before very long.- ..
according to those entertained by a
: Through a special arrangement we are enabled to offer the U. S. COOK STOVE DRIER, the'
parent; children are_ regaled, or not, Receipts. regular price of which is $7, for only $5, together wtih a YEAR'S SUBSCRIPTION TO 'I I1E
with biscuits, etc., between the'principal F FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, regular price $2.00.
meals, of the In acting Plum Jam.-Let your fruit be dry and To any one sending a Club of 6 Yearly Subscribers to the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER" at
day. free from leaves, and stalk. Take equal $2 each, or 4 Subscribers and $z in Money we will send one of the Driers Free. ,
thus, parents are overlooking the fund- quantities of plums and sugar,,put into a Subscribers in a club who wish to take advantage of any book premiums GROWER or others offerer' to
FRUIT only.
those taking the FARMER AND
subscribers count the same as
amental question of individuality, and clean vessel and boil one hour, stirring it Mr. Thomas Millen of Glen St. Mary, Fla, has used this Drier and writes : "It does good work
sooneror later the penalty; .'must be thoroughly.; ,., Damsons prepared the for the cost of it." .
paid that follows in the wakxVof\ die same way are very, good, Care must be
taken when cold to all IT IS THE GREATEST LITTLE BREAD
cover preserves Galvanized Wire Cloth
This Drier has eight
Children food .
tary errors. digest and stand in cool place. of surface. WINNER ON THE MARKET.Its
closely a dry Trays containing 12 square feet tray
quickly slowly, according to their Stuffed Peppers.-Slit the peppers, The dimensions, base 22x16 receivers inches, height 26 greater capacity than,some is ample machines for Domestic which sell use for, being Fif-
temperaments .occupations. Those take; out thr, seeds and stuff with cab- inches Weight, crated Sent by, about freight 27 pounds.It at expense. teen Twenty dollars, It is ,,always ready.for
who idle in their habits who bage, shreddedjyery fin'e.. and English immediate me. The working of the machineon
are never is always ready for use and will last a life sundry fruits, berries, etc., satisfies us that.it !
exert ,themselves at school or in play- mustard seeds in equal parts. Put a time. 'Has been thoroughly tested and approved, will happily fill a want our correspondents have I
small white onion and two cloves in each and ,will more than please you. As a great urged upon us to supply.
time, are injured by feeding out of the Tie them firmly up ,and put Economizer and Moneymaker for Rural peopleit l
of the Household in Town
pepper. or,
,} regular hours: Those, on the contrary into cold vinegar. The cabbage shouldbe is without a rival. TO TilE LADIES Country. It is a little Gold i
.. who are full of nervous energy sprinkled with salt and hung'up in a With it you can at odd times, summer or winter Mine. 1'housands'ofcareful prudent household \
,t evaporate enough wasting fruit etc., for managers, who have no time nor: necessity to
in ,school-room, and play-ground, require bag to drain the day before it is used.- family use. and enough to sell or exchange for engage in evaporating fruit for market as a bus- I
additional the ordi. The Caterer. all or the greater part of your groceries, and in iness but who have frequent use; for just such an
support by German Mustard.-This will keep a fact household expenses. No labor on the farm article as this for making smaller quantities of
nary, meals, and at 11 o'clock shouldbe of mustard, will pay better. or as well,as that of convertingyour dried fruit, berries, and vegetables for their own
year. Eight stock. The find it the most satisfactory
wasting fruits into evaporated u-e or for sale, will
given little bread and butter or a four tablespoonfuls each of salt and berries, pears plums etc., if evaporated, will sell and profitable investment they could make; *A i I
( few raisins and biscuits. The latter white sugar, a saltspoonful of cayenne, or exchange pound for pound for butter, granu- lady can easily lift it on and off the stove, a* it I
lated sugar or most groceries, while evaporated weighs but about Twenty Pounds. It has inter-
J melted butter the
combination has been proved by ex- four tablespoonfuls of, guavas, sweet'corn or peaches bring good prices changable galvanized wire cloth trays which
wholesome juice of one raw onion, (a large onion 'If you have only a few trees in your yard or will not rust or discolor the fruit, etc., and wilt
perience to be a most stopgap squeezed through a lemon squeezer,) and town lot, one of the U S. Cook Stove Driers will last for years, It is made of iron xce broiling
so to'speak. Biscuits taken alone enable you at odd hours to evaporate enough frames and supports. Can be used! for
mix with vinegar. fruit for family use and enough to sell or ex-. beefsteak fish, etc., using but the lower tray for
induce constipation : eaten with raisins Ginger Layer Cake-Half a cnpful change fur the greater part of your groceries.. this purpose.
this baneful property'is nullified. brown sugar, the same of cooking molasses i
It is the mother's place to watch and one egg, two tablespoonfuls of but- Address all orders
ter, one and a half cupfuls of sifted flour,
: '' determine whether cravings out of half cupful of sour milk, one teaspoonful toFARMER $ FRUIT GROWER
1 :::: '" meal times are fancied or real. Too of soda and the juice of a small lemon. ,

,\ ):/, often there is a deplorable laxity in Cream the butter and stir in I Ja.ohSOr.1.'V'J.11e: : Ia'F'1or.1d.: t.k .
;. :<. this matter,.and children feed i in and the molasses and lemon juice, then the t

1 ., .:. out of season to their physical and egg and flour, lastly the soda three, dissolved in :PXTTeJBUa.Gra--PENNSYx..V: : : : PtA. V
: the sour milk. Bake in layers. "
.1 1 ." moral detriment. On the other hand, Now for the filling: dissolve half acup-: )
;;; '., where ,the parental government is ful of brown sugar and butter the size ofa Somers :Brother &, Co. EST 1878.' .HIID.1

';; ?, ', .. somewhat of the Spartan order, children walnut in one cupffll of boiling water, f(
't :'," I droop for lack of the extra nourishment add also one teaspoouful of ginger,and a
'.', I little nutmeg. Mix one tablespoonful Commission .. Fruits and Produce
,l. "' that is unwisely withheld dur flour in cold water and add to the mix w Merchants. .. .. .
', \11 ing the important period of physicaland ture. Let it boil five minutes, then stir Refer to Banks,Mercantile 1\"nele. and the business.community oj Western Pennsylvania.
mental development) Cincinnati in one well beaten egg just before removing I Market Reports, special references to regular shippers, shipping stencils, stamps,etc..fur s\
Gazette. ._ from the stove. MRS. BLANK. nished free on application. INQUIRIES AND CORRESPONDENCE: INV'TIED.clrwiu.w | .

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If" Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower Populism in the Metropolis. a line reached by the switch. It is forded by "the old oaken bucket" of ..
j'J An hour or more spent in listeningto kept from turning by the sleeves on childhood. '

J TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION Senator Weeks,of Washington coun- the legs and is secured by-a. crupper .

,} For.One Year ..............................82.00 ty, speaking on an open-air rostrumin in the rear and by twine passed Orange Exports Next Year. '
For Six Months...... .................. ..... 1.00 Jacksonville was rather disappointing. around. the horns. '
? In Foreign Countries ..... ............ ...... 3-o England's purchases have been in- '
Subscriptions in all cases cash in'' Senator Weeks is not a bad man, We published last week a practical creasing enormously, chiefly fro'm' '.;

advance. No discount allowed on one's we judge; it is probable that he is decidedly recipe for a fly mixture! to be smearedon Southern Europe. Providing freightsand 1

:1 i own subscription(except a club), but to better than his creed. He the cattle. The gunny cover, prices are right the U. _S. should .
all liberal cash commission will
i be allowed agents a on all subscriptions obtained has become" accustomed to a, sort however, is less trouble to apply after secure a liberal part of the business next .

;I by them. Write for terms. of flatulent, African oratory that he the first time.. season. ,During the four months end- :

: To every new subscriber we will send, throws out'declamatory threats with- A neighbor who always has at 'least ing May i, the U. K. imported. .or ,

t postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Gardening out realizing how they weaken the effect one choice cow and a sleek horse says 4,631,000 bu oranges compared' with ., .
, : in Florida." For two new subscribers of his talk. For instance he de-
he them catch- and
protects effectually by 3,725,000 bu
2,433,002 ,
at $2.00 each, we will send, '"f.
; ;. postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange clared with great vehemence that "if ing the flies by the handful ,in the in '93. Her imports of lemons ''were ,

I Culture." the little handful of Populist votes evening. They come up about 5 465,000 bu first four months of '95.- v ':

1 f > Rates of advertising on application. was not counted as cast in the next o'clock on purpose to be relieved and American Agriculturist. -:
Remittances should be made by check, State election would hang .
somebody stand patiently 'while he catches off The above information is interest- .
note order or registered :
postal money with his feet the
not touching ground. their tormentors. He it takes
t letter to order of says ing and the advice is friendly, but to
It The same threat was repeated under him only a few minutes and in the '
FARMER AND FRUIT (GROWER Floridians it is painfully suggestive of \'
Jacksonville Fla. other phrasing at different times. morning there are hardly to be directions
i ", ; any for,currying a horse which, ;
.. He disclaimed any intention of med- found. His horse has become so accustomed is no longer in the :. '

NOTICE dling in metropolitan politics, yet he to this friendly service that .stably. _

taunted the laboring men of Jacksonville he refuses to off into the field in ''yj'
go' Vetoes and Muok Lands. :
,.1 If you receive a copy of this with not displaying as much inde- the -:'
: daytime, especially when the The Governor vetoed the : :
: paper which you: did not order, pendence as the citizens of the most horse flies are about. He has repeat- Tsala "" :
\ Hard Rock :
consider it an invitation to subscribe insignificant fishing hamlet. They Apopka 'Phosphate Cornr ;
permit edly led the intelligent animal some !
If do. not want it the authorities to pany's proposed charter. It referred, : r
reigning give out
I you distance from the. bars and endeav'ored '' and .
to privileges which his"
.royalty '
kindly hand it to a neighbor. contracts for public works to outsiderswho to drive, him off into the pasture, I would. approval .
have given a foreign ,
do not employ any laborers, liv- but he would gallop back to the, bars in '
CONTENTS. corporation Citrus county, also the
ing in this city. It is a municipal stat- '
-' and lie. dpwn and roll in the sand, of Central
Incorporation act
'State News.......' ... ...... .... .... .. ........ 386. ute that all public works costing $200or thus giving ''his master a hint which, insular Muck the and > _
Mining' ,
Development -
! Florida Fruit Exchange-Tenth Annual over must be subject'td compe- the latter was not slow to understand. '
I Meeting; Fate of a Noted Orchard; Bur- tition of bids, and the lowest bidder' Company, which veto includesthe
f .... ..... :Florida muck
, bank's Sweet Chestnut./. 387 will of course, employ his laborers:: Mining Company.. '''.
Pruning the Kelsey for Fruit; Japan Plums; where he chooses. Hence this remarkwas Water Cooler. These bills would dispose of. the:
Crimson Clover Mulch Useful .
; on Peaches; '
I. 1:;1.= Facts About Fertilizing............. ... 388 really complimentary to the work- In places where ice is,not accessibleit principal muckdepos ts in the State .;r
Olive-oil Cottonseed-oil; Carpet or Louisiana men of Jacksonville,' showing that is a source of comfort to have a covering eleven counties, including:_ -;:
1' Ors: ; Alabama Plan With Straw- the deposits in the Withlacoochee,and '--,, : "
they are more obedient to law than the supply of drinking water' cooled by
.btriita Late ........... ; Caloosahatchee : ,
.Be:ins for a Crop. 389 hamlet. rivers. '_ : C. --
men of the But that is not the well-known process of evapora-

::". Second' ?-j.'!i..:-Crap;",rE..of Pewts M ".ot.9 for...Seed'Silver's....."...'..;._............Pie....;. 390 saying that this statute ,should not be tion. A correspondent ,of the .Mana;, As.no"company the main"could utilize all.this! :,(=,. .--..-,_;

-:.5. dSoiJr3rza1rGuinea; Fn( '{vls' .::.:..:................ .391 changed ,so as.'to favor'home labor. tee Advocate thus described one: "Take territory,. features of' .the -: .J
nt TOR"'''.'lU.fRAi. HOMB- ''nder Our Own Vine- But, after all, Populism served a No. 2 or No. 3' canvas (nbt' duck)'and companies would be speculative. .' r ".';;::

; and Fig Tree; Use of Lemons................ 392 useful purpose in the metropolis. Under [ make a bag, using good, strong thread, Again, it would compel 'many of -: t
, Health Hints; Blatant Women; Recipes.... 393 'our farmers.not possessing muck.. land -.''
the declamation it' in
I noisy of Senator sewing up the seams three timesto
opulism in the Metropolis; Protection to this kind
:. Stock; Water Cooler; Vetoes and Muck Weeks and others.and the mandamusof make it good and tight, leaving two to these buy of fertilizer from

Lands... ........................................ 394 Judge,Call, issued at their request, small holes in the top corners, in companies. ..
arkets;. California Fruits...:.... ............ 395 the newly appointed election com- which tubes either of bamboo ormetal It was a shrewd scheme on the part ._ ..
hunder Storms; Paper Houses; Cold'Water missioners were forced to give an should} be securely placed when of the incorporations, to make a big \
::1 Refrigerator' ; Vegetable Butter; ,Boiling pile out. of the charter; as Florida ';
. election inspector to each of the three sewing the seam.. One tube 'is used .
Water for Root Fungus............... ..... 396 : muck is for in the
Bather and Crops................. ................ 397 parties or factions in the city. Thus for both filling the bag with.water. sought by parties
';. tannic Acid in the Palmetto.... ........,. .. 398 the unsophisticated Populists, though and from which to pOUJ-it' when want West to be used as the basis of creat- ''. '.0
.-. .-. handled ed the other' ing fertilizers and the prospects ;are ,
by astute city managers for a serving as a vent. The :
Weather, in Jacksonville. selfish purpose, accomplished a bene- bag should supplied. with a good that not many years hence it will have :. : -
Week Ending June 17, 1895 a value almost if' not equal to phos-
.. ficial work. They assisted in break-: strap for carrying, and for suspending
,I a a ai.bD, 3.s' ing down the fraud and, factionalism:! it in the shade where the air circulates phate.-Ocala Banner. :: ..
': ,DATE.rt a. .9 I v w which have so long disgraced the freely. Such a bag can be made of a 1 1 < "

-oo -00 - politics of Jacksonville.Now size desired, to hold trom one to five: Oranges in Lou iana.. :,'

une une' .ii.12' ...;;1..........74 74 74 VQSo 90 88 65 70 23 2O 8o 76 0.34.0 if Populism or some other gallons of water. The whole secret Mr. W. S. Reddick, of Plaquemine ...<

une 13,...... ..78 80 92 71 21 82 .04 agency could reinforce the Australian lies in the fact that the evaporation on Parish, La., in a personal letter _:>I'' "
..... ....
une une,15 14..... ...80 78 82 93 93, 73 72 21 20 83 82 .o 0 ballot system by some means which the outside cools the contents." writes : "Weather here' cloudy with ',

' une 16 .' .....8oluue 76 94 75 19 84 0.26 would prevent the wholesale purchaseof This would not be so effective as the occasional showers. Trees that have !
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.76 1.81Mean
;,1';> ,17 72- 79- 70- -9 74- negro votes, the city could reach a olla, or "water, monkey," which is in started are mostly doing :well. We ",

..'.... .77 78 90 71 19 80 2.45 fair expression of the popular will use to this day in Mexico,.Arizona and will have a few-oranges in this '''local- ,

!Total,',' rainfall. once more. But this purchase of New Mexico and other.remote Western ity. $10 per box offered for 'mandarins .
A. J. MITCHELL Observer.
votes will never be effectually wipedout regions..It now in the trees here to ripen ,_

The St. Andrew's Buoy quotes from except by wiping out the votes is an' unglazed earthernware vessel in November." .

ardening an article instructing the themselves by an educational qualifi- l of a spherical shape, holding from -4.... . .

lovice. how to. bag grapes., This' is cation. This will be next in order. ten to fifteen gallons, and providedwith Hon. Henry S. Chubb, of Winter :';'

isleading advice for Florida lati- >'> a flaring rim by which it can' be Park, was in town Tuesday, having :.::
udes; the oiled paper used for bags Protection to Stook. suspended'with' a rope. At night it is just returned from 'a. visit to Heather' ; ;;

's. found to blister and injure the One of the Jacksonville dairies situ- filled. with water and wrapped with Island, of which property he is mana- ':;,.

ated west of the city has 'a herd of canyas or gunny-cloth which is satu- ger. He said the Vermont stockholders <; .
'; -.-_ eighty to a hundred cows, among rated with water. It is then hung up whom he recently visited, had de- >..

The Manatee River Journal very which are many, especially Jerseysand in some place where it will be in a termined to go ahead, with the rehabi- .

isely remarks that there is no law to Jersey grades, which are thin. draft of air and l during the night the litation of the grove. The trees are I '

." revent the farmers of Manatee haired and therefore, susceptible to evaporation 'of moisture from the looking quite well and in three years .:

' ,)'. county from carrying on the "fre-- .the attacks of flies above others. It gunny sacking will cool the water in the company expect a, small crop of ;.

"l .'. I ,and unlimited coinage of hay into gives us no little satisfaction to look the vessel to a very agreeable temper- fruit.-Ocala Banner. \

.", bundles: with ,a face value of $i each." out of the' car window as we pass the ature, as cool as it ought to be. for >> II ':.::

,;. .' -.--- .. herd and see these valuable cows protected health, and keep it %o all day until late A.number'of carloads of watermelons : ;:

'; ; So much building material is accumulating with canvas covers. These in the afternoon. The writter has ,were sold at Umatilla the past : "''\ :

3t: at Tampa that the side reach forward nearly to the horns, often quaffed from one of these "wa- week for $200 per car free on board. ; ,," "

',"''. tracks for twenty miles out are're- folded' salong under the dewlap and ter monkeys" after a long march in There.is nothing the matter With the ). '>:-'

; quired to hold the cars loaded. with well down the forelegs and extend the feroid heat of the desert. and raising of watermelons at this price.- i

p the stuff.-Plant City Courier. 1 back along the,\ sfdes of the animal to found it a pleasure equal to that af' Eustis Lake Region. tfI :' ..

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sold very slowly irregular figures; some I
: flarkets.JACKSONVILLE stock has been more or less pricked or defective -

and such has no 'settled value, receivers NATIONA(1NK ,

j: FLA., June 21. forcing it off at best terms possi- FIRST OF FLORIDA

FRUITS .AND PRODUCE. ble. Savannah and Charleston Rose have

Corrected by Marx Bros. from 3 00 to"350 when ,
ranged prime,
These are quotations. Extra choice J"ACI so N vFxLhE '
average .
lots fetch prices above top quotations, while poor with a few fancy 3 75 and Chili red and

lots.sell lower. white] stock have averaged about.25c per The Oldest National Bank in the State.This

Apples crate.......... ...............i.ooto 1.50 bbl below Rose. North Carolina potatoes .
Peaches crate.............. ... ...... 1,25101.75 continue too small and unattractiveto Bank, after twenty years of successful business, has just undergone a rigid special exami
English Peas bu.--...... ".. i.bo nation by the United States Comptroller's Department,and has had its charter extended for an
i' Cowpeas, ............ 1.25 ; command very high prices, and general other period of twenty years 4
Whippoorwill.............. 1.50cc business has been in range of 2 00 to By conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest. reputation for solidity
Red Ripper....... ...... .... 1.15 3 00 bbl small lots of strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands.
11 Black Eye!; ... .............. 2.00 per only We Invite a visit correspondence, looking toward business relations, assuring' you that your
Cocoanuts. .. .... .... .......... 3.50 quality higher. Norfolk has just com favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention. ,
Peanuts best! brand....... ............03% to.04 menced to ship- freely and the stock has JAMES '
Cabbage bbl.... ... ... ...;......... 1.50 small rule being lit- M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
averaged prices
.. Pineappleseach ... .oO............ 06 to .08 as a President. Cashier.
: Potatoes, bbl. Burbanks..... ..........'. 2.50 tle higher than realized for North Carolina -
sack. .................;.. ..... 2.40 though a few Rose of good size and Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
new, bbl. '..... .......... 2.50 quality have found an outlet as high as _
Onions, Egyptian, 2 bu. sack.... ...., 2,25
Eggs...... .. ._............... ...... '.12 as 3 25 to 3 50 per bbl. Old potatoes i in DAVIDSON & co.
VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. light receipt and while the demand is, ,

small stock is held with confidenceat
Corrected by Davis & Robinson prime COMMISSION

Yellow Yams, bush. ........ i......... ..75 the higher prices quoted. MERCHANTS.HEADQUARTERS' ', ;
Sweet Potatoes, ... ..... ...... ........ ', .75 ".. I
-' Hubbard squash, bbl. ...... .... ...... 1.25 to i.50 Vegetables.
Lettuce, doz..... ..........!........-.. 15 to .25 Receipts of Southern vegetables for the FOR FLORIDA FRUITS. ,1

Celery none, ........ ................ .... week include the following: Penn. Rail- .
Egg Plants,bbl.........:.........i... 3.00 ORANGES, LEMONS, PINEAPPLES, EARLYjVEGETABLES; ALL KINDS !
Tomatoes, crates ... .............. .i.ooto 1.50 road 8,229 crates beans, 3,736 peas, .
Sweet Pepper, bu. ..<..................2.00 to 2.50 10,478 cabbage, 26,134 cucumbers 6,055 No. 20 West Front Street Cincinnati, Ohio. ;

Okra, bu, ..... ....'. .................2.00102.50 tomatoes, and 1,456 various ; Old Dominion i iCALIF ,
Green Beans...........-.......... .. .... 50 line beans and I
.. ... ....... 32,500 cabbage, 4,000
Peas.......:... : 1.00 OE TIA 1.!
.Turnips, bunch..........,.....o....... ..o3 to .04 3,450 peas; Savannah line 30,000 pkgs,
Cucumbers, crate...................'.. .25 to .50 exclusive of potatoes. I
Pumpkins, each:................. ..... .o5 to .15 for the week Bermuda ORANGE\LEMON TREES
Kershaws, each.:.. ....... ......... .ioto .15 Imports 10,214
Parsley,per doz. bunches........... .20 crates onions, and 256 crates other vege- ,

Carrots,Fla., per-doz.bunches........ .20 to .25 tables. Liverppol 3,195 bags Egyptian
Green onions, per doz. bunches...."... .15 to .25 onions. AT LESS THAN OUR OLD PRICES FOR

Pepper,hot bushel, none...,......... 1.50 to 2.00
Tomatoes have been in liberal
Sage well cured lb.-. .IotO. 15 supplyand

Lima Beans, shelled, qt, ..... .. .0.s..-. IS slow sale at-l.OOto 1.75 until Friday, FLORII>.A. meow sToci ,
Hens.......,...-....-:...........-.;..... .30 to .35 when market broke under excessive
Roosters............................ ..25 very Choice 2 year old Buds on 4 year old Sweet Roots. Homosassa and Jaffa Orange and Lisbon
Broilers...........;................:... .IS to .25 receipts to '1.00 to 1.25 only a few fancy Lemons at 50 cents each ,
Turkeys, per pound,gross..;......._. .12 to 14 1.50'and poor went down. to .75c per Strong one year old Tangerine Malta and Ruby Blood, Tardiffand Mediterranean Sweets and I
Ducks.:....................._. ........... .25 to .30. carrier. Satsumas 0'13 y.arold Sour roots at 40 cents each. Villa Franca, Lisbon and Eureka. Lemon same :'
: Geese. poor demand ......... ...... k-.-4 I price. I have samples in my yard and.they are
..f.- New Beets per ioo.',............;.i.;........ .25 to .50 i
... .......... .. !
--: Wat<< Cress, per doz .25 St. Louis Market.
;' = ; Cauliflower doz....... ..... ; ; .75102.00New !
: } Potatoes, bbl .....-.'..............1.50102.50 Pineapples-Florida 4.00 to 5.00 .
. -. .. ... ...... .... *. to 8 per I
each. i
Florida Cabbage, ; .3 Send me orders at once to trees in time for the
so as
,-' Strawberries, qt...... .... .'....... ..... .08 tc ;io crate: and 1.50 to 2.00 per dozen; damaged in advance, balance your on receipt of trees get coming rainy season. 25 per cent \
.... .... .
/ .- Asparagus Fla: per IOO... .. .. less.
i 'Blackberries, qt,........... ....!...... 04 to 08 Peaches-Texas,. 50 to 65c per peck C. A. BOONE, .A;t., ;t\
.. .... ... ... ,:. <
Melons.... ;. .,... ; .10 to .20 .,
%i Cnnteloupes.bbl...... ......::.'...-.l..... S -'_ 1.50 box; Arkansas: : ; 30 to 40cper'1-3: bu. ; briantio: Fla. -,\

.'. Pluns, bus.... .;. .................. ..... .' i.oo to .75 California, 1.00 per 20-lb. crate.. .i
> Watermelons-Weakening: l in price, as The condition of cherries has improved: Pittsburpr. Market.Pineapples J

*:?". New York Market. receipts are increasing;. Florida 20.00 and over that of last week, and with the improvement extra large," per- 100 15.00to I

;'x The from Georgia has 25.00 per hundred.CantaloupesTexas. has come a bettering in 10.00 large '12.dO( to 13.00 medium, .;
Peaches--: supply. ; ; ,
; 1.00 to 2.00
,. been quite liberal, but the quality has per prices, although the latter are not yet 10.00 to 11.00; small,6.00 to 7.00. Peaches,

shown .no improvement, nearly all I re- doz. ; Louisiana, 4.00 to 5.00 per bbl. satisfactory. We have had some magmfi- J bu.' ; boxes, 50c to 1.25J; bu. baskets.
before hereso
ceipts being more or less small in size, of Watermelons never came cent.lloyal Ann ,cherries this weok'from 1.00 to 1.75; 4 basket carriers, 1.00 to 1.75, !
freely from Florida as this season, a Suisun all off in condition to
just enough
and and sales.have"ranged Plums, bushel 75c 1.25
color generally to
poor green, per ;
that would indicate that the melon ,
fact the best fioin them. bushel
frighten buyers
carrier bushel 1.50
from 1.50 to 2.50 per to 200. Pears, per I
there this is very large. The The nice of apricots,recci ved this :
crop year quality
only a few fancy higher. Small lots arrive 2.00 to 3.00. Canteloupes, per bushel
first car 'of the season,in this market was week justifies the hope of a successful '
and value 1.25 to 2.00
from.Florida, but quality hamper. ; per crate, 2.00 to '
received by the'Gunn Fruit Co., on last sale of the small aggregate that will be 3.50. Watermelons; Florida 100 .::
irregular. ,
Monday and came from 'Florida, and offered. The few peaches have alreadymet '
Cherries-Fancy' California cherriesare 20.00 to 35.00; per car, 225.00 to 250.00; < :
proved be fine, large, ripe melons. The competition from Georgia, and we '
in large supply and offering at 'very Georgia, per car, 225.00 to 250.00. \
favorable here for
weather has been quite have wired our California people that it
Cucumbers, ex. fancy, hot-house:: doz. r
low Melons-Receipts figures. of watermelons thir- the sale of the luscious melon.A is going to be useless to send' to the At- 75 to 90; good ordinary, hot-house,, .

ty-two car loads. The demand ,has not big truck farmer at Mobile, Ala., lantic seaboard any but the finest Cali- 50 to. 60; Southern, per bu., !.75 to 2.25. ,
writes his merchant here that the tomato fornia stock. These Georgia peaches are
to absorb the in- Potatoes, Bermuda Chili, 4.50 to 5.00
improved sufficiently' ;
crop around there is wormy and not magnificent, and they will be followed of Rose 2.50 to 2.70
creased offerings and prices have steadily ; Triumph, 2.25 to 2.50; :
fit to ship, with prospects of a supply course by Maryland and Delaware and
declined with 30.00 per hundred top at thea Peerless, 2.00 to 2.50. Tomatoes, per '
that promises to be not only small but later by New Jersey. The likelihood at J
close for average best stock and ordinary 0-basket carrier, 1.00 to 1.50; :Mississippi,
north of there at four differ-' all the .
Just is for
poor. present large crops
from 20.00 to 22.00 per 100. Musk- carriers, 1.25 to ;
ent sections in Mississippi, tomatoes are territories mentioned. The Central West 1.50.Soi '
melons have arrived more freely, but !\lrns Buo. & Co ,
loaded daily by the car for shipment to may take some of these eastern offerings::!, ;

show very irregular quality such, man y at being low northern markets. St. Louis has been as peach belts along ,the lake shores have ,r

green or over ripe and drag getting three car loads daily the past been hurt by frost. There is no likeli- Bradley Redfleld. Eugene B. RedJMd., \
,!; and irregular figures. The few fancy received -
r I week from :Mississippi. hood, however, of any scarcity of "
picked 'up promptly extreme ESTABLISHED 1871. '"
f are Hundreds of acres are being purchased peaches, and it will be useless to pay .I' ;

PeachesGeorgia prices. fancy. per carrier, every week not far from Mobile, Ala., bya high freight rates on anything but fine REDFIELD ,& SON, i

flat 1.00 to 1.50 number of private parties and several California stock; The crop of pears on '
2.50 to 3.00 case ;
; per syndicates. The lands being bought of the Atlantic seaboard does not promiseto
carrier 1.00 to 2.50 Cherries
Florida, per ,lb. 8c to ; red good late so freely are in a large tract just on be heavy, and at this writing there is! avery Commission Merchantsd
_r. red fancy large per ; the east side of Mobile Bay, where it is fair outlook for satisfactory values
:; Ib. 5c to 7c white fancy, -AND-
to prime per ; ,
truck farmer
learned the.fruit grower and for California plums. The most hopeful
". large per lb. 7c to -; white, good to himself from ten to twenty days, The
to 6c to fair Ib. will find outlook applies to grapes. cropis Fruit Auctioneers
lb. 5c
:' prime per ; poor per ahead of his rivals around Mobile. Manyof large, and will naturally find its way {
Florida bbl. '
.,.; 3c 3.00 to to 4c 4.00; muskmelons' basket, 75c to 1.75, per; 'water, the newcomers are from Ohio and sev- in considerable ,quantity to this market. 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pat .(
eral from California. The new crops There is however for a
are prospect, ,
100 20.00 every handle all kinds of Fruits and
Kb': melons, Florida, average per We Vegetable., f
100 3.00 to 12.00. will be largely peaches, grapes and pears, really good trade for the fine California either at private sale (which has heretofore been

:\ to 30.00; pines have per been in good demand the land being, it is said, admirably grapes.P. our custom) or'by the auction system (recently .'
: Pineapples added to our business) as yoivmay desire.
to these one syndicate
adapted crops; Wo sold three
this week. Owing to very moderate supplies Ruhlman & Co. say :
'ffri Hav- purchased 3.000 acres, and they are after of California cherries this week.
advanced. We quote cars
tt t"fix; .4RnRs;.. prices 6 to 12c.; Bahamas, 4.50 to 5.00 per 4000 morelall,| intended for the cultivationof Should have had one more but had it FRUIT TREES. ./
It is close to I
, ,.:,".-.,..,;./ crate. fruits and vegetables. wrecked west of Chicago. The first car -;.:":..';
Pensacola and early. FOR "!:.'
fully as bulk
.-*-'; Potatoes. was an experimental car, a Santa Fe "
i M.\ KIELY.
\ Half the cherries packedin
; The receipts of Southern have been 4' express.baskets, which are loaded in traysand SOUTHERN ..ORCHARDS ',,:. t

tf.--;: larger this week-63,000 bbls.-bu.t..there California Fruits. total failure they were '''r'.. ,
proved a as very 'N
demand and desirable Write for Catalogue and price list.JENNINGS' ;
. :: ; has been a good ? .
: Even
The Earl Fruit : rotten and many almost worthless- f ,.'
Company says
; sold well at steady prices. '
have '
: very "' "
l the however has been Including a car of cherries to-morrow the boxes were affected, ,as only'a few NURSERY CO., '. ." ';)> :
t Much of supply, :
which sold at 1.25 to
and lines showed good
S.t size Norfolk and (Saturday) we will have received .
in '
small particularly *
North Carolina, receips: and much have sold this week ton cars California fruits, 1.65, balance 25 to 80c. Baskets, 5 to 50c. Thom.*ville, Os


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'1 *' Thunder Storms. Cold Water Refrigerator.Ice Boiling Water for Root Fungus

'i ;" The weather bureau of the national is seldom found on the farm in -- .

w ;'., department of agriculture has issued a summer. There is not so much need I
. t bulletin on protection from lightning, of it as there is in the city. Cold water I

. from which it appears that barns, sta. fresh from a deep well is better than ,

i tiles, and granaries are more liable to any ice water. Fresh fruits from the

.; be struck by lightning than other fruit, patch are better than any froma 0S

.buildings, and that barns are more refrigerator, and so of milk. But .

liable to be struck when, filled with still it i is difficult to keep butter firm I
M / than when and nice*without some special pro
..: crops empty. 'I I
Although more is known about vision for it. The makers of some

J electricity now than formerly the use kinds of cold 'water creamers have

of lightning rods is still upheld by the recognized the needs of farmers and I Most AttractiveBETWEEN .'

best-scientific authority, although the have made a refrigerating compart- ; :
: 1JT '
studies on the question teach us not ment In....the'cold water creamer.
Now a cold water cooler is better .
'to hold lightning rods as absolute
than an ice refrigerator for keeping
/ tectors. A building{ may be struck
under certain conditions whether there table butter, because it keeps it at just

I are lightning rods on it or not, and the right temperature for use. There I and Peninsular

: > this too, without the rods being defec is.:ascertain temperature which butter ROUTES.

tive. Such circumstances, however, should have when eaten. If too warmor I Pegnsylvania Jacksonville' '.by
too cold it'is less agreeable to the R. R. to Wash
are exceptional. Statistics from Ger- ton,Southern Hallway to /
, man investigators show that of all oft taste than when just right. It shouldbe I, Umbla, Florida Central &
the buildings struck and set ot} fire, just firm enough and just soft I in Florida.to all principal

s nine per cent had hard roofs, and 86 (waxey) enough to melt in the mouth to Jacksonville by

k. per cent of those having soft roofs and liberate the pleasant flavors. If Southern& Crescent R'y to to Chatta:Ever-
were set on fire. There is decreased too cold the flavors are locked up and } Florida Central & Penin-
the butter tastes insipid if too warm N to all Important Florida' .
liability to accident in thickly settled ; .
communities, and in general the risk the tallowy flavor is perceptible.But ; -Cittt' Fort Scott &
: R.I t.to Kansas "
in the country is five times greater these pattern creamers are not } Southern City'RTy'
than in the city.- Oak trees are struck in general use. Fortunately it is not Everette to, Fla.all Fla Central &
; points.
more frequently than anything else, necessary to buy one simply for itsrefrigerating Louis to Jacksonville by
i with the beech the least frequent. properties. The farmersof Short Line to Du Quoin,

f Pines stand about half way between the Mississippi Valley have wells of Central City, Memphis to Holly&p'gS Bir, I
excellent water and windmills are to Birmingham,Sou.
the two. All barns and exposed J
I to Everette and>F. C.&P.
, buildings should have lightning rods cheap and everywhere used. Tanksare x City & Chicago to Jack
: of iron or preferably in the always used in connection with ill.s Cent. to Holly
copper, .
} gs.K., C. M. & B. to 'Bir
; form of a tape, the copper weighing windmills, and a large stone jar set ; : Sou. R'y to" Ever
about six'' ounces to the foot and the in this tank makes a good refrigeratorfor and the F.,C., & P., "
: ,: iron about -35 ounces to the, foot. the farm. It.,beats any cellar. It ; ; .'& Nash'ille F. "C.- & to P.:River only ,
ir1i. The rods should be thoroughly connected does not 'endanger health like some ; } .with New through sleepers :.
Orleans. and
'. with each other and with earth'' ice refrigerators. It is inexpensive, '.. '

plates buried in damp earth or running and' 'the writer has never seen a day wrappers.'h. has '700 miles of track In
even in the hottest weather when it through the
water. The tip of the rod shouldbe ,
plated to protect it from rust, and failed to keep butter in perfect con.' and Dairy Section,
dition for the table. It is and Strawberry Lands,
have'clusters of points along the ridge. exceedingly and Pineapple. Country,
strange that this kind of refrigerator Belt. "
rod.There Silver Spring and
is little occasion for fear dur- has not suggested itself to every one, Fine Scenery.

ing a thunder shower, though the but few there seem to be who have Count.ing Grounds. I

changing conditions of temperature, happened to think of it.-Orange Judd for tillage, greatest vari
Farmer: State. and above all
humidity and pressure very often from I
Central Rldgeland
these causes, bring about a feeling of There are many wells in Florida High and Healthy.
depression. It is not wise to,stand which are deep'arid cool enough to facilities fill its for,route and it offers !

under trees during a thunder shower, keep milk and butter in good condi-- Send for any the produce,popular to

or in the.doorway of barns, close to tion. A good way to keep milk coolis "

cattle, or near chimneys or fireplaces. to have a tin bucket made a foot or words and beautiful HOME.music
so wide and shallow, fitted with a coverto actual Florida 'Home, and
-- in elegant
h, exclude dirt. This will float on the music style-Six pages
< containing also
i is.:;' Paper Houses. water without upsetting, whereas a in Florida and a hunting
""IV on receipt of,10 cents (in
4;: The adaptability of pa'per is regarded common bucket will often cant over : of distribution.))
and spill milk into the water to its best map of'Florida (sen
;: as likely to lead to a solution ) towns on its route.'
r the of great detriment. It would be cheaperto O. MAODONELL,G.P.A ,
(, of problem rendering dwellings Jacksonville; Fla.
the farmer to second well thanto
dig a
K<; and business structures fire.proof. It -

5!" is now found that,paper can be made keep a refrigerator..... and buy ice. & Peninsular r R. R.

f: perfectly fire-proof while remaining Vegetable Butter.- to Shippers
":"; amenable to the same treatment in the and Quickest Route
The next is be
.' promised novelty to
:/ matter of color, polishing and handling .
from Amsterdam whence will BETWEEN .
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as most woods. Such a material ALL POINTS
butter" made from IN
"vegetable cocoa-
C offers all .of the advantages as'an ideal AND WEST.
; substance for floors, and it can be nuts, which as a witty contemporary Ventilated Cars, this com I
used equally well for the walls of observes, should go a long way to than over,ever to
"account for the milk in the cocoa- and Vegetable Crops, and
buildings. Besides this it can be used and prompt despatch
nut. Whether the novelty will be Western Markets.
in the finish and .furniture of houses more Wholesome or less expensivethan I rs to destination with
and would do much
: unquestionably delay.
t to reduce the peril) of fire, against at "margarine"present. deponent' sayethnot time passing various by wire Junc and 'I

? -> which insufficient provision is but too ...+... at destination. ,
:" :;, often taken. To show that all of the growers of rges and loss prompt
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I vegetables in this part of the State are goods are marked
;t'-/; R. R. .
It is said that Conductor C. G. not losing money this shipping season, ; call on or address the un i
f Davis of the Florida Southern railroad we take pleasure in announcing the I

f has sold $1,250 worth of pine fact that one, grower has just receiveda ,Trav.Gen.A'gt.A'g't,Ocala Orlando,Fla.Fla. !,

": apple slips from one-third of an acre check for $100.00 for 400 crates of ,Trav.Trav.AVt A'!gt, Tampa Leesburg Fla: Fla., I
r a at Punta Gorda, to say nothing of tomatoes shipped to. market.-Lees- : Traffic Manager .

>,- the fruit.-Ft. Meade Pebble. burg Commercial. : .,General Jacksonville Freight,Fla.Airtt
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WEATHER. ANP CROPS. : The situation demands general rains 4
I for gardens, corn and melons, thougha Complete Fertilizers c
f For the Week Ending June 18. large percentage of the'corn crop is ,

r tr.:,.. ', WEATHER CONDITIONS. beyondthe damage from drought. for potatoes,fruits, and all vegetables require (to secure the largest
:.. Largeshipments of melons go forward
,'j>;.', yield and best quality) -. ..
,.:" Temperapreclptta- Sun- daily. In Orange county, rice is
:/. lure. tion shine.
coming finely and the is
" up corn
,'::' .. -NorCur-- NorCur. -r D or Week assured, cowpeas showing prolific' At Least IO% Actual P tash.

:,"" .. -mat _ren' -mal..I:... -ren. growth. Oat crop for the district was

I' ;"'.,. good and 'the major part housed.Stock' Results of experiments prove this conclusively. How and
::.,'_ Western... 80 80 1.47 006 'u.. :
. 1.-. CIS fj in fine condition, the early, why, is told in our pamphlets. ._
Northern. 80 1.00
"' 79 1.29 au rains having stimulated grass to a:
t:: "R They are sent free: It will cost nothing to read them, and will '
! ."" Central.... 80 80- 1.72 0.10 e a good growth. Sveet potatoes doing you they save you
'" dollars. GERMAN KALI WORKS, Nassau Street, New York.
I nicely but the not finished' 93
I : Southern.. 82 81 '1.11 '0.79 OQ crop yet'

'.G'J if.;F;...":,'.;': being planted. ,For the latter pur- JOHN L. MARVIN....",
pose, refreshing rains especially
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,\.<" .A# needed. These conditions are pecu- H..T. BAYA, THOS. W. CONRAD,
1- The week opened fair and dry, and liarly applicable in Hillsborough Cashier. Assistant Cashier.

:;":' so<; co'ntinued during the period under county where'more moisture is neces- CAPITAL $100,000.

:c:t" consideration. A few exceptions are sary for young corn. There has beena

,..' .v. noted where heavy local showers prevailed great reduction! in the shipment of THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK

over very limited, areas.. The vegetables. ACtIVIty this line has' ,

condition! of all crops generally demands been kept up, however, by the many JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,

moisture. In some instances cargoes of melons now being shipped
'the dry weather is having a bad effect North The only section of the dis' Hespeetfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and Geneva

onjjrowing vegetation. To a very trict reporting decided suffering for Banking' Business.CORRESPONDENCE .

large extent, corn has advanced sufficiently rain is Sumter county, where serious INVITED-

I to be almost beyond damage.; injury will result to corn unless con-

[ The crop,.as a whole, is an .:excellent ditions change. Advices from Ox- DIR O JI'ORt51.
John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell. Chas. Marvin,
one, and there is corresponding glad- ford the movement of eightytwo
report -
H. T.
Baya T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald,
ness among farmers. Cotton is progressing cars of melons to date. Very Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers W. M. Davidson,

:'favorably, although a,few ad- favorable reports come from some Or H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldge.

vices report: some "shedding." Many sections of the district regarding the

blooms:are now seen, and the plantis growth of orange trees.
free from grass. Up to date, all Southern District This district
to a large extent throughout the -
ranks second in rainfall for'the week
State, have been a success, and with ,
with little variation from the normal
copious! 'rains during the coming week, I JACKSONVILLE. .
the corn crop will be safe. temperature. Over a large territory CAPITAL, $50,000'
sunshine is
reported as averaging
Western District-Normal ,temperature -
: nearly 90 per cent. for the 'week. ROBINSON, President. W. J. HABKISHEIMEB'Vice-Prog..
with a,marked deficiency in precipitation TVM RAWLINSON, Cashier. '
'characterized the district. ,The .necessity for rain .,is general. -,. .. .'
Products and plants :of superficial .
'Cloudless skies'caused rapid DIRECTORS
evaporation :
? .. cultivation require moisture without
\-\ :
11 ,, and consequent dryness of surface In Manatee lemon H. ROBINSON, J. HILDEBRANDr, P. E. McMURRAY,
soil. All correspondents ,;assert delay. 'county W.J. HARKISHEIMER, PHILIP WALTER, R. H. LIGGETT,
trees show sprouts three feet high.In .J. A. HENDERSON, C. C. ROBERTSON, W. B. OWEN.
that the corn crop is the best for many
[ DeSoto county the week was exceptionally Collections made on all points of Florida,and Remitted for on day of Pay-
years. The advanced planting safe
satisfactory. Good rains ment. Active and Savings Accounts Solicited. Interest Paid on
from drought while more rain is need- '
; : Savings.
fell on the loth and 13th, the latter -
ed for the more, tender fields. Peachesare
date showing a fall of more than two ',. '
plentiful, and other fruit trees are
full. Oats did, well and have been Inches at Avon Park. Throughout ,
PeSoto county crops are in a satisfac- FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.
housed. Crops are free from grass, state.The in corn is
and,corn is. being rapidly "laid by." tory acreage .
increased and is reported as
Rain. needed. and will add much An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
all very promising. Vegetable yields :.;. best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL $300 000. '
vigor to vegetation have beenlarge. Attention is being BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
Northern District-More rain fell' order. Write for price list and terms.
to trees. Pineapples are
paid orange -: OFFICERS :-
this district of the State than
over any rapidly recovering from the effects ,of GEO.,R. FAIRBANKS President. D. GREENLEAF, Vice-President.
other quarter.: It was badly'distributed ALBERT: ;IVbS! Gen'l Mgr. and Treas. M. P. TURNER Secretary.DIRECTORS .
the winter's cold. The crop is decidedly -Geo. R. Fairbanks,'Alachua Co.; E. G. Hill Bradford Co.: Dr. E. E. Pratt'HUlsboro
however, being largely ,confinedto short the northern "pine Co.;'John Fabyan, Lake Co.: Hy Crutcher Orange (Co.; D. Greenleaf, Duval Co.;
the northern coast district. As a over J. D. Mead, Duval Co.;' A. Brady, Brevard Co.: F. G. Sampson, Marion Co. ; C. V. Hillyer
3elt. Some enterprising growers are Marion Co.; John M. Bryan, Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. Moreman St.
rule, the conditions were,hot and dry, Johns, Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, Volusia Co.; Irving Keck,, Polk Co.
and rain is demanded to taking steps to protect plants from any Address'all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla, Stencils
a general possible contingencies of the coming with full packing and shipping instructions furnished on application.
satisfy all interests Oats are harvested. I
winter covering plants
Though the for the districtwas by
crop with lattice work.SUMMARY. JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
good, the yield was not as largeas ,

would have been the case' had not BY COUNTIES.

the freeze of the past winter occurred. 'Western District Grocers and Commission Merchants i
: :
Over the northern section cotton is ,

doing well; the heat of the week enabled Santa Rosa-All crops look well. DEALERS IN '

planters to,kill all grass, leaving Some corn has 2, 3 and 4 ears and the '
Coal Grain Liquors i
stalk feet high.-Carlovitz. ,
the plant,in a clean and healthy state. 13

I A few reports of shedding"" are received Escambia-Hot and dry.., Crops .. Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.

but appear to give ]little con- clean and corn "laid by." Pear trees
full. Good deal of "die back."- E'lorida..
cern. Blossoms are quite numerous. are J"aoksoD.-v-ille, '

Fruit' is plentiful. Orange sprouts Trimmer. ,
showing a more vigorous growth. St. Madison.-Farms clean. Needingrain. PR IOE- LIST OF WHISKIES I : .-

Johns rice about all What oats left after the cold of RVU.t 5<> CABINET BOURBON.... ............... ..?6 oo
.county reports last winter did well.-DeLaughter. PARKER....1.................. ........... I 75 J. MARTIN RYE............. ......... ...... 3 oo
I planted Corn prospect most flatter- ORANGE VALLEY........... ........ ..... 200 VIRGINIA GLADES............... .......... 400 ,
Melon large one and the Northern District ; SPRINGVALLEY........ ....:....if...... 2 SO OLD BOURBON........... .... .... .....500
ing. crop a ,. : BALTIMORE CORN........................ 2 oo KENTUCKY SOUR MASH,................ 5 00
, fruit reported to be of fine quality. 'Baker-Hot and dry. Scatteringrains. NORTH CAROLINA CORN... s.2> SO OLD BAKER........ ......................500. ,
I The concensus of opinion indicates a With more rain corn crop will 'CLIFTON CLUB......:...... ............. 300 MON I'ROSE vEI.VnT.Rvn......... ......... 6 oo :'

i satisfactory outlook for the district. b e assured. Cotton is doing well.- JUGS EXTRA: One gallon, 250;,two gallon, soc; three gallon, 75C. Remit by post.office ','
money order, check'or,registered letter, We cannot ship C, O. D. Remit with order. "
i Central District-Plenty of sunshine Reed. ".'
. I A complete price-list,pf Groceries,'and Wine List, sent free on application.. i ir
I.' and heat with a striking shortage Alachua-Quite dry and hot.
. moisture, ruled over the district. Peaches shipping lively. Vegetables JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.



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'In 1894 the South paid the North BUDwooD-Satsuma and'other early varieties
Price and description to
and West one hundred millions of I,. Kervan.Norwalk. Fla. it
BEWARE dollars for feed and provisions. Will

Insist of imitation she continue to do it ? Not if the increased BERKSHIRE .BOAR Full ,PIG blooded.WANTED State, about lowest 4-

on trade marks acreage in farm crops! since price, f o. b. Address'K," Linden,;Fla.

I and labels. the freeze means a different methodof WANTED. "A few buds of King Orange, Seed _
Fruit and Hart's Late. For
living. good strains of above, a liberal price paid.. Box 3-;
flI Saint Leo, Fla. it,

$125 fin Hall Safe, for only $35.00. Good !
U U as new and in perfect order. Ad- '
CALIFORNIA BUDWOOD% dress Robert G. Bidwell, Box 142, Orlando, Fla.
I Qi" "pND HA414? 633WE:

packages <$\ 'CAN SPARE some excellent budwood.
pS Mostly Nonpareil, Homosassa, Magnum
IN ANY QUANTITY. Bonum anr Stark Seedless... Perhaps other varieties -
S later on. .Price $1.00 per zoo post paid.
Costs no more than inferior package soda- f Supply limited. Address A. L..Dnncan Super-
\ intendent, Milwaukee Grovel'and; Nurseries,
1 never spoils the flour, keeps soft, and is uni. { CLEAN, THRIFTY BUDS. Dunedin;Fla. 6- 2-2
versally acknowledged purest in the world. ,JAMAICA SORREL Plants, ready.after, June
25th. Six: for 25 cents. .
ORANGE. Thirteen for 50 cents. Post free.;Reasoner. Bros.,
J Made only by CHURCH & CO., New York. Oneco. Fla. 6-15-2

Sold ty grocers everywhere. MAJORCA, 'ANTED.-An under gardener to work in
Write for Arm and Hammer Book of valuable Recipe*-FREE. MEDITERRANEAN. SWEETS.WASHINGTON' garden and orchard. Must have exceptional -
NAVEL.ST. recommendations as to morality and industry.
Wages $30 per month. Position permanent to
_ u__ MICHAEL. proper person. Apply to P. H. Rotfs, Lake City,
MALTA BLOOD, Fla. 6-15-3
l abundant. have thought' for a good ,while that RUBY BLOOD. "- ,
WOOD.-A limited quantity from ,
Suwannee-Crops are good in most works ought to be started in this vicinity TANGERINE., BUD in Candler; Grape'Fruit, Lemon my,
Good rains benefiting if is Tangerine, Parson-Brown. Hart's Tardiff Navel
respects. the outlay not too heavy Jaffa, Maltese Blood, Mediterranean Sweet and,
crops-especially corn.-Oliff.Bristol. and there is money ,in,it. H, mosatsa. Address J. M. Chaffer. Candler;

? .-Past' week has been.favorable A. J. A. LEMON. Marion County, Fla. 6-15-3

; corn doing well. Planters are Orlando,, .Fla.Indications. EUREKA WANTED-Boone's Itarly,Orange Bud wood,
.. <' source of original buds.
anxious for rain to set out potato LISBON, .
F..D. Waite, Bellevlew, Fla. 6.15-3
point to a heavy
plants. Oats all harvested. Light VILLA FRANCA.:

crops.McAlily.Central rice being planted in Orange count BUD :WOOD from 'healthy bearing Tardiff;,
ty this year. Mr. Macy has sold Tangerine and Jaffa trees, that have
District: PRICui $3 PER 1,000. never had white fly' or red scale. Guaranteed
'Lake-High wind on loth did enough seed to sow 500 acres, which, strictly first class in every respect. Cyrus W.
added to what is being planted 'by CASH WITH, ORDER. Butler, St. Petersburg, Fla. 6-15-2;;
some damage to corn. on same
day. Melons are marketed in car those who had their own seed or pro- STRAWBERRY PLANTS. Now is the time to -
cured it from other dealers, the total ARTHUR S. AUCHINCLOSS, runners. Buy choice.Ala-
load lots., But few tomatoes being Box 355, bama Newnans of W. H. .Kemp, Lawtey, ,Fla.,
will be at least acres. W. H.
1,000 Two dollars a thousand.
shipped.Rosenberg.Sumter 'REDLANDS. CAL. -
-Weather continues hot and Nail and Capt.. C. E. Pierce'are preparing -* Reference. .

to put in twenty five acres: eachat First National Bank, Redland.: Beans. 'cents a dozen,if selt-ad'
; r dry. Very little rain. Crops, es- dressed'envelope is sent to me. Mocc.nsinpattern
St. Cloud, and other growers out- for hou e wear, and Ladies' Home
pecially corn need,rain.-Davis. cents.each. ''M G.
Journal stocking pattern, 5 ; :
'Madison-Hot and dry. Showers side the county will swell the acreage THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE, Mills,St. Thomas, Fla. .6-8-tf i;;'. .

and wind and hail. do- perceptibly, the product which will '
some Crops .... GENUINE Nunan'Bessie'and Alabama Straw
Corn be brought to this city for husking, JACKSONVILLE,.FLORIDA.FLO'RIDA. $3.00 per 1000. Cherokee.'$toper
ing nicely.
1,000. Julius Schnadelbach & Sons, Lock
I "pinders," melons and cotton in good and;l Mr. Macy has just received a. Box 4, Grand Bay, Ala. .6'1-4
large engine for operating his rice
condition. Peach fair. Lam- !
crop FISHING LINENS i to 1000 yards best Braid-
mill. This reek he to-North
mons. goes oil Silk cent a yard. Send for
Southern District Florida, and probably on to Savannahand samples, Waren & Co., :o E 14th' St., N.Y.,
Manatee Lemon trees are lookingwell Charleston, to select the latest and LANDS ..
GROVE- 100 acres.; TO years set
and best machinery: for his mill. He ex- IRRIGATED in other fruit
are putting on good 'growth. trees150 trees, etc.
Courier. pects to handle anywhere from 16,000to For sale at a sacrifice. Address "F," The Palms] ,
ORANGES --' Lane Park, Lake County, Fla. 4 2-9m
.Lee-Very warm and dry.. With : 20,000 bushels.-Orlando Reporter.STAHL'S :

out rain soon, all surface rooted plants CHOICE ,Trees.ORANGE One, LEMON year old and buds GRAPE on four

will be injured;;Jordan. RESORTS 1 year old roots 'Also bud wood. For sale by
1 Arthur Auchincloss. Redlsnd, Cal. 5-tt.-8,
; DadHome market flooded with H r' PRAY .- .- ,

melons and many shipped., Pine STRAWBERRIES The Strawberry'business
R INVESTMENTSDEVELOPMENTS will be greatly over done next year,
apple crop is very short. Some pro- 1 1fEES and only those who plant under the best conditions -

ducers have ,prepared to protect plants will make a profit. Lawtey berries are.
foUJ1 I..tS ''t quoted in the New York Price Current this
during the winter by use of lattice : I week. 35 to 45 cents; from all other,parts' of the
1 "r..J State, 25 to 35 cents. Lands for sale or rent at
covering. ". ;;;",,,,, reasonable rates. E, G. Hill, Lawtey,Fla.
De Soto-Large corn yield. Vege- :,(,>"'J! \ g4tfIF )

tables have been plentiful. Orange Excelsior Spraying v'tr' ATTRACTIONSADDRESS ANY ONE who has been benefited by the I
." Outfits kill injects .
I Dr William's Pink Pills wiU'write1"toTHE
trees are receiving attention, and'pine.. and prevent leaf l blight; ,... FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, they will receive -

apples showing rapid improvementfrom I a and heavy wormy yield fruit.of all Insure Fruit! interest information to them. that will be of much value and
the, effects of last; winter's freeze. f Send full 6 cts. for catalogueand crops G. D. ACI ERLY, LIGHT BRAHMA, D. B. Plymouth Rock and
-Thacher. k Circularejree treatise on Address spraying Turkey Eggs for hatching, 91.00 doz-. .
.. NOTE All will -- WM.STAHLQuincyMMISPLACED Gel1.: : P t tiger Amt. en to suit the times. C Gomperts, Lady Lake,
: correspondents Florida. 2 2-16

please report. It is noted that some CHOICE On ige and Lemon Trees and Bud-
: have failed to respond during the pres- r. r- ----- CENT-A- WQ RJ CO L UMN.RATES. California.for sale. Address, I. H. CanimackWhittier 3-i6-tf. I

\' ent crop season. Punctuality will be I., .1. MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing like
.-Twenty words, name and address, ,
Bowfeer's Animal Meal. tons'sold in Flor-
greatly 40
'I appreciated..a. -: one week,25 cents; three weeks so cents Noth- ida last year. Hundreds testimonials For I
ing taken for less than 25 cents. -write E. W. Amsden .Ormond
,. Fla.
Tannio Acid in the Palmetto. Advertisements for this column MUST be pre
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Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: --. ... -' -" "" L4 paid.'
: .; I have just read what Mr. Clute Initials Send no and!stamps figures larger count than as two one cents word. ,4tl Agent's profits per month. Will
i CONFIDENCE I prove it or pay forfeit. New Articles -
: >:: says about canaigre and saw palmetto V 5 2 5| just out. A $1.50 sample -
; .':' for the production of tannic acid on Without shadow of tear armerTrusty ran \r and terms free. Try us., CHIDES-
his traction engine on the bridge. The builder For Choice Properties TER & SON, 28 Bond st., N. Y. ,-. .
> page.357 of your paper. Will not proved It safe by figures thus: four stringers B A RGAI N S which must be'sold at a
'. ..' Mr. Clute in across,the ditch carry 1500 lbs each, fourteen ; sacrifice. On the St Petersburg FOR SALE for cash time or tiade,orange groves,
. : now kindly give us your plank 500 lbs each, equal to 13,0001bs. __ sub-peninsula, and- timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka,
,::"'. paper, the process of extracting the Whi le the coroner sat on Trusty's remains,the the Sicily of Florida;at Orland, a situation un- Fla 3-il-i6t
builder skipped out. Maybe "figures won't surpased in the State for its charming combination
>-': acid, from the saw palmetto and about He," but they are sometimes Juggled by of orange groves and lakes ; and at Orange FOR EXCHANGE-Summer and' winter hotel
P, what the of Ignorant or unprincipled men Remember Lake the heart of Florida's Citrus region North Carolina mountains. Owner must
suitable works and
";' cpst when figuring on fences the cross wires or Address the Editor of this' paper, Jacksonville, live in Florida. Wants good orange grove. W;
:;fi: .'. machinery would be to -do it ? pickets, like the bridge planks add nothing Florida. B.,Clarkson, Jacksonville, Fla. 9-r5-tt
to the strength and the "stringers" of the '
:: Is the business now being carried Page are doubly strong. I TITANTED-To buy Grapes; White and Black. ,ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut In

I (. on in Florida, and if so, where ? I PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian,Mich. I I B.State LaMontagne price. Wine,Winter made Park.on shares, AddressJ. it price-list.. We E. pay W Amsden freight. Write Ormond for, Fla.our latest tf



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:: ,: ,. O. l\oX.; SORREL, l\oXa.r.1a.; : er. The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed -
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f&1' From New York. From Jacksonville.
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3";;":::;'';.,." ... (Pier 29 E. R.) STEAMER Florida.

.":'t'r ', Tuesday May.. 28th, at 3 pm........ "SEMINOLE" .. .....Sunday, June 2d, at 12:00: n'n
: :'., Friday, 31st, at 3 p "IROQUOIS".Thursday, 6th, at 4-00: a m
...$:,t- Tuesday June 4that3pm....."ALGONQUIN"........Sunday, June 9th, at 6:00: a m
..'. Friday, ". 7that3pm.f'CHEROKEE".....,.. Thursday, 'i3th at 8:30: a m
i1L1 Tuesday, "uthat3pm."IROQUOIS... .........Runday.u 16thatuooam:
;.'7. Friday, I4th, at 3 p m..t"ALGONQUIN".Thursday, soth. at 2copm:
:{ Tuesday, CI i8that3pm...,... ."CHEROKEE".Sunday, ajrd, at 4 oo a m .
:/.\ Friday, 21st. at 3 pm...... ." "IROQUOIS" ........Thursday, 27th, at 7:, > ;am
:.' ;." Tuesday, 41 25th, at 3 p m........."ALGONQUIN".......Sunday, II 30th, at iooa: : a m (
Friday, '! 28th, at 3 pm........."CHEROKEE".. ...i ?Thursday., July 4th at 2.oopm
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,.. ..Between. Jacksonville and New.York: First-class, $25.00 ; Intermediate $19.00. ; Excursion $43.30; For the present and until further notice, Steamer "YEMASSEE" is intended to

,;. Steerage f, $12.50. sail from PHILADFLPHIA for CHARLESTON, Wednesdays, and from

*. ; Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia: Cabin $27.00; Intermediate 21.00 Excursion $47.30 ; CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA Sundays. Close connection made at
: The of this appointed sail follows i I
/I Steerage, $14.23. magnificent Steamships Company are ? to as :
: Charleston with Clyde Florida Steamers, for business to and from Jacksonville and '

, (Central or 900 Meridian Time.)) all Florida points. Also, Philadelphia and interior points via Philadelphia. \

_' City of Augusta......... ...!..;....! ..7....... .......... ...!........Sunday, June 23 5.003. m. ,,
.... ......... ..... ............;..... ..Tuesday, June 25, 7.oop.m. .
,Na cooeheemingham......... ........ .. : !... .;... ......'.........:.. :;Friday, 'June'28, 1o.aoa.m. .
Kansas City.......... !'.. ......''....!!. .................. ........... ...Snnday, June 30 12.oonoon
City of Augusta....:!........:.....: .... .......... .... .... ...... .... Tuesday, July 2, 2.00p.m.
City' of Birmingham ........... ... ... ?...........? ....... .... .. Friday, July 5, 5.00: a. m. ST. J"OII: :: S' RIVER:: I+I.N": :&.
.Nacooehee..1.;.. .... .....;.....-:... .... ... ........ ...........Sunday, July 7, 600a.m.
Kansas City.' ... ... :................ .............. ........ ..........Tuesday, July 9, 700p.m. .
City,of.Angusta ... ..; ..... ...- .... ........ .... .. ..... ........ ..Friday, July 12, 9.ooa.-m.
City Birmingham ..... ......... ...... "...........!...... .-..... .. Sunday, July 14, xo.ooa. m.
Nacoochee .....;....... .....................'...;.,.... ... ..... ......Tuesday, July 16, 12 oo noon
, ,Kansas City ..... ...... ................ ............ ..... ............ Friday July 19, 3.oop.m. For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on
City, Augusta...:.....;...... ...;......rrr;;.._ .... ...:...... ..., Sunday July'21, 400 a.m. the St. Johns River.
City Birmingham..... ;r.. ..... ...-. ...r........ .......... ...Tuesday, July 23. 800a.m. _
,Naeoochee........ .;..;... ........ .............:.... .....:..............Friday, July 26; 8.30 a. m. .. '. (',
Kansas City"..J..u..i.. ;. ......i. .,....................... .... Sunday.July'28, 10.30a. m. i1' ."
City.of Augusta...... ...'..;.-. ... .'... ...,.. ..;;......;.. ..,... .:,TuesdayJuly, 12.30 p.m.
Gate'City....... ....;....;.... .... .............. ................ .....Thursday.June 27, 9.00a.m. "EVERGLADE/.. ,, : ,
Chattahoochee;. .......,.......,.,.;. ........ .. ....t. .... .I..........Tuesday, July 2, 2.00 p. m. : .-' ,
Gate City..:............:................ ................... ....... ..... Sunday, July 7, 6.ooa. m. Capt. W. A. SHAW, .
City of Macon .....................:....:.............. .;.......... .Thursday, July n, 8.ooa. m.. '
Chattahoochee. ............. .....;.. .... ........ .... .... .... ... .!.. ....Tue-day,.July 16, 12.00noon Is appointed. to sail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5:00: p. m.., ,i
'Gate,City.................... ...: ...:...: .... .... ....... .............. Sunday, July 21, 4.ooa.m. and returning leave Sanford Mondays, and Thursdays at 5 a. m.
City of Macon ..........,.................. ............ .... ....... .. Thursday July 25, 8.ooa. m. i
Chattahoochee. \ .. ..... ....... ;. '......!... ......... ... ..,. .. .... ...Tuesday, July 30.30.12.sop.

FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA. General Passenger and Ticket Office, 2O4.West Bay St., Jacksonville

(These Ships do NOT Carry Passengers.) ,

Desaoug............ ...... .... .... ......,.... .. .,.... ........ ............Saturday, June 22, 4.30p. m. ..' I
Desaoug ..... .n." ....... ... ... .....:.......... ............... Tuesday, July 2, 2.00 p. m. A. J. COIjE,'Passenger Agent Bowling Green, New York. ..x ;
De8 oug.:.. ........... ...... ...... ........ ..... ..... ......... ... Friday, July 12, 9.00 a. m.Delsou& M. H.CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager, 5 Bow ing Green, New York. r*'
:............,....... .... .... ............. ..,........... ..... ..Monday, July 22, 5.30 p. m. D. D. C. MINK, General Freight Agent. 12 .o. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia. ,
THEO. G. EGER, .Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green, New York. .;:. .
THESE PALACE STEAMERS, F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla- ;:,'"
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. (
Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad.
Through Bills of Lading, Tickets, and Baggage Checks to' all points North and East. See your CLYDE
nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to WM. P. & CO., Gen'l Agents,
J.P. BECKWITH, G. F. & P. Agent New Pier 35 N. R., New York.
R. I,. WALKER, Agent, C. G. ANDERSON, Agent 12 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Bowling' Green, New York.W. .
New Pier No.35, North River J.New York. City Exchange Building, Savannah Ga.
; ', RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents Lewis' Wharf, BostonW.
JAMES. Agent 13 S. Third Street Philadelphia. .
W. H. RHETT, Gen'l Agt..C. R. R., 317 Broadway New; York.J. A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS. .:
D. HASHAGEN Eastern Agent Sav./Fla. & Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway N. Y.- .
J.L. ADAMS Gen'l East.. Agt. F. C. & P.,R. R., A. DeW. SAMPSON, General Agent, :
'_ 153 Broadway, New York. 306 Washington st., Boston. WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO.
W.'J.. .FARRELL.,.Soliciting Agent. W. E. ARNOLD Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt., ,
,. WALTER HAWKINS Fla. Pass. Agent, '
',. ..' New Office) 224 West,Bay Street Jacksonville. ,
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. 3OO Acres In Nursery. One Acre Under Glass.. .Thirty-Seventh. Year. -1 1.e

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

":'.Y., .:,',,':.' alogues' No free.Agents.Address P. J. BERCKMANS, Fruitland Nurseries. Augusta Ga. Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark. ',: ,


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Yygert-Jllen PerlllizerlGo.; NITRATE SODA :
To any farmers In the United States or Canada who are .:.f: ;
not acquainted with the extra reputation MarbleheadHeed ..
.'" have honestly won'for purity acid reliability we will send a Star Brand Fertilizers jfj MURIATE OF POTASH "
t sample package (a little below ordinary size)of each of the ,
.- following. 12 choice varieties, nil of our own raising, for 15 :
'7 cents, which will but little more than I pay for the cost of putting GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. 9IK SULPHATE POTASH ;
GA p up and mailing: Crosby's Early Beet, White Spine Cucumber, ,
AI1-Season's and Hard hearting! Cabbages, Danver Carrot Thick- \
r leavt'd Dandelion He I and Yellow Danver Onion, Dutch Parsnip, Orange .Tree and Vegetable r KAINIT Etc ,,

,. Comrade Tomato, Sugar Pumpkin, Lackey's Corn. Cata FERTILIZER. .
logue Home Grown Seed, I(1ree.! These Fertilizers have superior in the market and I a trial will convince, .- "
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Summer ?, s 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 f you. I

( accompany who is interested in securing high prices for your products can Obtaining higher prices for your crops will increase sour fertilizer business -

; actually secure you larger returns ? in Florida and that is what we are working for. Write to us'at No. i,
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,and Fertilizer Lime." If applied fresh it will destroy every insect in can Possibly be 'Mpde-Without it Inferior-

garden. It is indispenseable where Bugs attack Tomato Plants, Water-
your Crops-With' it Perfect Growth JFruitage.: ..'
melons, Beans, Cabbage, Strawberries, etc., etc. .
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Read what our customers say: -
The Paine Fertilizer Co.,Jacksonville, Fla.r
Not Cut Worms and Other Insects But is
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GENTLEMEN have read with 'much interest Prof.. Pratt's analysis,of

r Good: Fertilizer-200 Crates ,Tomatoes to the Acre; your Lime reported in the Farmer and Fruit Grower of the pth inst. I purchased -

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

4.." rr ru+'aine Fertilizer Jacksonville Fla..: two acres of newly cleared up bay-head land. I have now growing'over'4,000

t' ; EAR SIRS-I have .used one ton of yOUr Insecticide and Fertilizer Lime cabbages, 1,500_ tomato, plants, ,several hundred egg plants, beets, lettuce, (

i experimenting with it, and I take pleasure in testifying that it not only de- cauliflower and onions, all doing remarkably well l all of which attribute 1: 'to

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

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

j the desired effect. I use 600 pounds of fertilizer and,700 pounds of lime per shall use a ion to an acre.. Yours truly,

acre on my tomatoes, and I will get 200 crates to the acre where I used this > J NO. CROSS.

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

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