Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00336
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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 29, 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: UF00055765:00336
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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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JACKSONVILLE" FLA., JULY ,6, 1895. Whole No. 1378 NEW SERIES;
8. Powers, Publisher and Proprietor. Vol. VII, No. ,.7

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I WILL & JONES', L.. B.. Darling Fertilizer Co. ,

58 tt; 60 WEST MARKET ST. 119 A 123 MICHIGAN ST.,
I If you are in need of any Fertilizer or Fertilizer Material, and get their
Special Low Prices for Cash with Order.


This opportunity of a lifetime to obtain Fertilizers at about cost to the manufacturer.Office .
and Warehouse Rear of 26 West Bay St.,on river front,midway bet. Main and Laura Sts.
Correspondence invited and stencils furnished on application Reliable agents wanted at
all principal shipping points, Bend' for" Pocket' Memoranda" Hook.

: First National Bank of Jacksonville, Fla. Bank Commerce,Buffalo, N.Y. Dun's and Bradstreet's'Agencies. 100,000; .

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1 v e \ \ FEED WORKSfor
exceedingly large Stock of Desirable,Plants, mostly pot-grown, are
best set during Summer. We have everything of value you ,may need
I o Saw Mills has lately been' improved andis
I I S O O O 0 A.T r owr :PRICi9.: O O W.g. FOR SALE. absolutely perfect. Simple, sensitive, dura-
i ble and cheap. Very quick
I a' 0' Special attention called to Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruits,Camphor,
8 a. a O A 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.UEASONEK. to any extent and in a great measure

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

An Immense stock of Can be Put Mill in Few Hours.
on any a _

WE E HAVE E HEALTHY POT-GROWN Guavas, Eugenias, S We will gladly loan free of charge for thirty
Palms Gardenias Olea Fragrans to all mill will six
Camphors, For further information write days good men, or give weeksto
Magnolia Fuscata, and thousands of other the first to apply from each county.

f desirable plants, trees and shrubs adapted to all parts of Florida. Write JOHN M. GRIFFIN, For further particulars apply to the
for our prices.
P. J. I5ERCIOIAXS Governor's Harbor, FLA. IRON & WOOD WORKS,

Eleuthera, Bahamas. Apopka, Fla. lUanager.NU'RSERY .


TEOSINTE. Packet 10 cents;ounce 15 cents;pound$1.50, postpaid. "
PEARL MILLET. Pound 35 cents;4 pounds$1.25 postpaid. pound lots or above by express ATTENTION, !
I or freight not prepaid, accents per pound. I ,
KAFFIR CORN AND BRANCHING SORGHUM. Pound 30 cents; 4pounds, $1.00 postpaid; Live parties wanted to handle
10 pound lots or above not prepaid, 15 cents per pound. .
EARLY ORANGE AND EARLY AMBER SORGHUM. Pound 25 cents; 4 pounds 90. cents
f postpaid.. 10 pound lots or above not prepaid 12 cents per pound I am able to supply you with Orange and Lemon
SPANISH PEANUTS. Pound, postpaid, 30 cents; peck 75 centsbushel; ,$2.50 not prepaid. I bud wood of standard varieties, such as

I MAJORCA, Orange and Lemon -
j Catalogue free I nterlaohen, Florida,. RUHY.JAFFA' .


(l,.1*. labur s uew L. 4iogun i ur lSi,4-95, ,recounts 17 yeari'experience with tho cany,prouucttvo and hardy satsuma: orange ST.,MICHAEL,
and the vigorous[ Citrus trifollata,which, without protection stands the winters as far north as Washlnaton,' 'ured.1

At the following prices;
in variety,on DOUI orange and truoliata stocks. Over goo varieties for Florida and Lower South inclu tag figs I'
,apricots,olives,mulherriespomerranatesalmonds. Tanan walnuts,Tapan chestnuts,kumquats"ornamentasCHES ] 1000, 5.00, ; 3000 $12.00; 6000 $2 .00. BOX 2522,

Testing varieties in ex'''''' mental orchards'' and"grounds,maintained'
I been a leading feature of the business for thirteen years,and has amply repaid the \ In Lemons.,: Lisbon, Villa Franca, Eureka,at
have selected,andolI totheclimate same prices.
by results obtained in our own rose gardens we

I 6 Q/\/AF: ? IETIE S D'n. 's guaranteed'Buds delivered to arrive without in further fine order.cost to you Orders and r rimn/irrvo' / 'N works successfully with 4
booked for Address,
now June delivery Mllllll.ll h, also Mills
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Handsome, ?grower annual andiiorticuUuraUiand-book.frfie) I hull and correct escrpttonsr40accuratee
artistic illustrations recent results with leadIng sorts I latest practice and best methods In culture and< manae-ement..Send toG 0'S.pURQE88; and Water Wheels.
:TABER Glen Mary Fla. for new edition(enlarged and rewritten throughout)of the Catalogue of blaLEN'STMMARY'NUR'SERIES' Riverside Nurseries,
Riverside,'Cal. DeLoaoh Mill Mfg. Co..
!' Reference.-Orange Growers' Bank, Riverside,
Cal. Florida reference given if wanted. 323 Highland, Ave., Atlanta, Ga


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by the experience and observation of twenty years. '
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Fruit and Vine Fertilizer. ORANGE TREE_ MANURE.Per: Garden. Truck Fertilizer.
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Acid Soluble Phos. Acid...... ... 2to 3 Acid Soluble Phos. Acid.... ... .... .... 2'to 3 Insoluble Phosphoric Acid......... 1.00 to 2.50
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at e Actual toto12 .ActuaIPotash.......................... 3; to 43 potashactual( ) .... .. ...,.. ....6.5oto 7.50

Pure Ammonia..... ..... :405 perct. I Phosphoric Acid..... '..... 20 to 21 per ct. | Equal Bone Phosphate...... 44'to 46 perct.


Made of the best material by skilled mechanics, according: to the
IMPERIAL latest approved designs. The most economical, because the strongest
most durable.
Spring Tooth Lever Cultivator.and


PRICE, 7 Teeth, 800.

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This implement is very popular in all fruit-growing districts ; apple, peach, orange groves, -
tobacco and corn culture aud for truck farming has no equal. Made with seven or eight spring IMPERIAL PLOWS
teeth. Easily adjusted for depth with lever from rear. Unloads trash readily ; stirs and pulver- :
'; iz."the ground thoroughly. Made of steel and malleable iron.. ; finished nicely, and bound to give N4.' 10. Chilled, weight 80 Ibs....... $9.00 No. 9. Chilled, weight 65 lbs...... ......$7.00.
-::' satisfaction: wherever usjp., Adjusted- for depth.. *' : >** .-. .- '' ,1_ &i.' '.iNo.'." 8.. U .? 50_ Ibs.. .. .... 6.00 I No.' 5. u .. .46 Ibs..........:..500. t t'r
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: can be raised or lowered to any degree of cut or taken out for resharpening. The cross bars are
: U" shaped, the lightest and strongest shape known for a harrow bar, and are highly carbonized
.. to add stiffness and prevent bending or getting out of shape. A forward movement of the handle
; throws the teeth into a horizontal position, allowing. the rubbish to escape. Brackets attached to
: each corner turn down when the teeth are out of the ground and make transportation over uu-
-. plowed ground. easy. Three feet nine inch sections, four bars each.
l One section, 24 teeth, f& inch, cuts 3 feet 9 inches..... ........ ........$ 8.00.
I Two sections, 48 teeth, X inch, cuts 7 feet 6 inches...... ............... 15.00.
.r These prices include draw bars.

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State News. A. Willard, wife and three children pines with renewed vigor. The advantage final settlement of the Bank of Lees-
I arrived in Braidentown, having tray; this industry has over that of i burg matters, and the assignee, Mr.
I eled overland in wagons from City orange-growing, is.that it recovers I Stapylton, of Leesburg, was discharged -
. The process'of' packing is interest- Point, on the Indian river. Mr., Wil much more readily from a freeze, and from his trust and the assets .
ing. The pines are cut close off be. lard's trip, covering about 200 miles, the loss by cold of one crop of fruit of the bank returned to its own
low the body of the fruit, while the was made in twelve days of leisurely: and plants is far less damaging than is ers. When application was made for

, tops are left intact. They are then riding. He says no one can form a the loss of an orange grove, from which : the discharge of the assignee, less
t. placed in large baskets lined with canvass good idea of Florida until they ride, I it requires so much,longer- to recover. I than one hundred of the nearly sixty
i: and conveyed to the packing through the country in a private con-, -Orlando Reporter. I thousand dollars debts remained un
" house. All dust is brushed from the veyance. He speaks of passing over;, Right on the heels of the Re- paid.-Tavares Herald. ',. A

t.,. fruit with a common bristle brush, wa* sand hills in the central portion of the, porter's suggestion Tuesday concerning .-
;. is applied to the cut below where it State, the roads ankle deep in the: the advisability ,of utilizing the The first shipment of pineapplesfrom
, was severed, and it is then wrapped whitest sand, and tomato fields on;, surplus crop of melons by turning Eden was made on the 21St inst.to .

: ", in manilla,paper, on which the name either side. "The freeze will prove a them into syrup, information came to Redfield & Son., Philadelphia, by
kii:" of the variety and that of the grower benefit to your country," he says, and this office' Wednesday that CaptainR. Capt. T. E. Richards. The shipmentwas

a. are printed. Each pine so wrapped is such seems to be more and more the, .H. Marks is putting up an evapo. composed of nine half crates and
;' : q. then packed in excelsior in a box of fact.-Manatee River Journal. rator for the above named purpose.It one whole crate, with average of six-

tr:.,'l a certain size. The excelsior prevents The pineappze business, while it received will have a daily capacity of fifty teen apples whole to half crate and twenty-
! bruising. The Abbakas run from 16 a temporary back-set last'! gallons, and he 'will reduce the over- Times.to crate. -

to 22 in a box; the Porto Ricos 7 to winter, is already on its feet again and plus of his eighteen acres of melons

9 ; other varieties according to size. promises to be one of the leading industries -' into first class syrup, which, by manyis The Crescent City News reports the
!". The Abbakas, though much smaller in this section. Owners of pronounced superior to the productof groves starting out much better since

r..( I than the Porto Ricos, weigh almost as pineries, so far from being discouraged,. sugar cane.Orlando Reporter.We the hot weather and frequent.rains of

.t. much as the latter.-Tropical Sun. are, in many instances, enlarging their; are glad to announce that on the rainy season began, and the growers
r On Wednesday\ of last week Mr. C. pineries and going into the culture of Thursday of last week there was a are in better spirits.'jID' ..



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Melanose of the Orange. stances_ appears rather different from Pears and Perry. I I right now, despite' the freeze. The
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: the characters of the disease when it Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. I.I lemon industry of Florida is only set
i Melanose is, apparently an entirelynew attacks healthy trees. The specks Inclosed please find money order back a few years, and perhaps shovedone
disease of the orange, or at leasta occur more commouly on the lower' for two dollars to pay subscription for or two degrees further south. The
disease which has not yet become surfaces of the leaves and more frequently FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER for an- lemon must follow the Seminole into
generally known. It appears early in run together forming blotches. other year. I cannot do without it, the Everglades.
the spring, forming numerous light- The stems which are attacked seem to I have so much to learn. I delayed According to the best available
yellowish specks. These specks increase frequently become water soaked at sending this until I returned from my statistics, the annual consumption of
in number, gradually becoming the extremities, dropping their half groves at Mystic (the prettiest placein lemons in the United States approxi-
. brown, and finally very dark brownor formed leaves and die back for a short the world), for I thought you might mates3o00,000boxes, containing 300
almost black. Their appearanceis distance. The description of this want to hear from them. I read every- to 360 each. The importations from
such as to suggest the brownish exudation character of the malady indicates a thing in your paper, and look eagerlyfor Sicily alone in 1893 were 2,700,000
occurring in die back. The dying back of the twigs similarto articles about pears. boxes. In former years several hun-
specks formed by the disease are that occurring in the disease die- My trees are loaded with fruit; some dred thousand boxes were annually
usually almost round and very minute, back, but, such is, not the 'case. branches are resting on the ground, received from Malaga. That was, how-
the largest spots not being over a No gum is formed on the twigsas and a few l large branches were broken. ever, before the planters of Florida,
millimeter (one-twenty-fifth of an inch\ ) in die-back, no eruptions'on' I' should not be suprised if I had 300 realizing that they were overdoing .
in diameter.: Frequently, however the bark and no gum pockets or barrels of pears, and not half my trees the orange-raising business, turned
the spots become very abundant and swollen nodes occur. Indeed the two have come to bearing yet, but I am their attention to lemons.A .
run together, forming continuous diseases are wholly different. The Afraid they will next year. I say leading New York fruit importer
r blotches. These characteristic specks only similarity being that when the afraid, because I have all this businessto explained the altered conditions of the
and blotches occur also on young melanose spots run together in manage, and it's no light burden. lemon market. He said : "The Florida
stems and fruits. While the specks blotches a reddish resin-like 'appearance So I improve every opportunity to lemon, of which there were marketed}
occur most commonly on the upper is formed something similar to learn all I can about the business. I last year 200,000 boxes, of which
surfaces of the leaves, it is yet quite that occurring on die-back fruits. think, observe carefully, and question. 72,000,000 lemons, are, in, the first
'common to find them developed on This malady bids fair, I think, to Sometimes I think the fertilizer place, superior in every respect to the
the lower surfaces. In bad cases the become one of the prominent enemiesof companies write those articles that Malaga lemon. They are ready for
foliage is very frequently much con- the orange industry. I hope, how say"put a ton to the acre." My old- picking and packing during the last
torted and dwarfed, serious damage ever, that we will soon be able to suc- est grove, a five-acre. planted out in week of September, and throughout _
being caused. The greatest damage cessfully cope with it. '86; has always borne the most fruit, the months of October and November.
produced by the disease, however, Our experiments in the treat- and has never been fertilized until This is the season during which the
% is caused by the disfiguring of the ment of melanose are far from satis- this spring, and then one-half gallon Malaga lemon arrives in the United
fruit.The specks produced occur factory, ,but, however, are very en- .was put around.each tree. I used the States. There is no market however,
more thickly ,on the fruits probablythan couraging. Weak Bordeaux mixture "Home Mixture." I asked a farmer for the latter against its juicier and
on any other portion of the tree, and ammoniacal copper carbonate. who has had many years of experienceand fresher and altogether more admirable
and usually in their development run have been found to almost entirely has tried many kinds, and he rival from our own Southland.
together forming continuous blotches prevent the malady. Applicationsof liked this best in our soil, because it i "But the Florida supply of 72,000-;
which frequently render the fruit un either of these sprays, how- does not burn, it acts slowly, and its 000 ,is but a drop in the bucket as it
saleable. ever, must be watched with considerable strength lasts two years. were, when compared to the total
The primary cause producing the 'care, as they are apt to be followed About trimming the trees, I have consumption. If the United States
disease has not yet been surely dis by 'attacks of scale insects. The not known which is the best time; were to depend upon the Florida sup-
I.: covered. It seems, however, without infection of the disease seems to occur have generally trimmed in the springor ply there would be no lemons for
early in the development of an organ winter-but so many shoots start seven months of the year, as the fruit
much question, to be produced by a ,
minute parasitic fungus. It shows the so to prevent the disease occurring out then. When I have trimmed ,when i is difficult to keep. Hence the mar-
characters of a parasitic fungus dis- on the fruit one would find the sap goes down i in early autumn, ket is supplied by importation from
ease and the experiments which we two sprayings to be sufficiently effect they do not send out so many of these Sicily, which continues from late in
have, conducted in its treatment have ive ; .the(first applied shortly after the slender shoots at the top. November in each year until September -
been based on this supposition, and as falling of the flowers, and the 'second Some of my groves have never been of the following year. The Florida
treatments with fungicides have in sev- a month or so later. To prevent the trimmed from the top, and are very lemon, it will be seen, is without a
eral cases effective evi- disease on the foliage is a more seri-- high. Will it injure the trees to cut rival for about two months each fall. '
proven very them off five six feet after In this connection it will be of interest
dence is thus furnished of the fungus ous matter, as there are a number of or soon we
nature of the disease. growing periods when .young leavesare are through gathering the fruit? to fruit .growers. to know. that theFlorida .
With Can tea me of who i lemon is even to the
As far as can be learned melanose forming. our present understanding you anyone superior
first appeared in the Crescent Groveat it would hardly seem buys pears on the trees, or who could : Sicilian lemon, and some young trees
Citra, Florida Mr. J. A. Barnes, practicable to attempt prevention on go 'to such a grove and process the i sent by me to the Chamber of Com:
the foliage. fruit there ? : merce at Palermo were set out at the
the of the first calledour
manager attention to the grove disease in November Besides the orange, melanose is My groves are about thirty miles Island of Sicily, where they thrived
1892. Since that time Prof. known to attack also the grape fruit, below Chattahoochee, and I can shipin i wonderfully and have grown in popu-
\V. T. Swingle and I have been sour orange, mandarin, tangerine, and all directions. Will you please give' larity.
working on the disease and experi-- the lemon. It is quite probable that me names of reliable fruit merchantsin "Lemons are grown in Californiain
menting in its treatment. The malady all citrus species will be found subjectto nearby Southern cities whom I can quantities sufficient to supply ,the
without question to be spreading the malady. In the treatment of address with respect to this business ? demand on the slope, and many
appears the disease when occurring on the Can you tell me where I can get a orange-growers there and, others are
quite rapidly. At firs: it was
nown to occur onl in small local lemon more sprayings will be necessary small press that will enable me tosque'eze setting out young lemon trees with .a
[ the at the rate of bar- view to supplying the American
in the than when occurring on the or- juice a ,mar-
ammo at
jjtra.pots but it. tfaTgraduallyTpread arge kJroves; until ange, as the fruit of the lemon develops rel a day from pears not suitable to ket eventually. The acreage of lemonsis
Sowxilniost in the at such irregular intervals. market ? I do not like to see any increasing there every year. The"planters
more or less every affected.grove It evidently The study of this malady will forma thing waste, and they make very fine of Florida and California will
pread from here to Ocala. Stantonnd prominent feature in our work at the perry. I made several gallons one find more money in lemons than in
Sanford are the only places wherehe Subtropical Laboratory, and we will year from over-ripe pears, and I have oranges. The supply of the latter ex-
known be very thankful for notes and infor- been told if one would take not more ceeds the demand. There are enough
malady was to occur pre- than wine full of it with their trees planted in Florida todayto
ioils to the freezes of last winter. relating to the disease.H. a glass orange
would have chills and the markets of the world."
J. WEBBER, meals they not supply
his spring, however, since the new .
Special Agent U. S. Department of fever. A in the lineis
rowth has started from the-old frozen new luxury vegetable
unks an epidemic of this maladyeems Agriculture, Subtropical Labora- I have a little blight in the oldest now on the market. It is called

to have started. It has sud- oratory, Eustis,. .Florida. trees. the Spanish odorless onion ; it is imported -
enly appeared in new localities in All the beans left unharvested shouldbe from Spain; varies in size from
arious other parts of the State andas gathered. They can be pulled Apalachicola, Fla. six to twelve inches, and in looks
become very much worse in groves and struck over the edge of a barrelin \ closely resembles the ordinary onion.
here it occurred before. The the field, or they can be hauled Florida and Mediterranean Lemons. They are sweet, and can be eaten as
I alady as it affects the new rank into the barn and fed to stock next The following from the Philadelphia apples at any time, with little fear of
owing shoots under these circum- winter, giving fodder and grain both. Grocery World" is of timely interest an offensive breath.-Fort Myers Press,

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Unless'you know who you are dealing with. "CHEAP" Fertilizers are dear at any price. Our-motto in, "GOOD :FERTILIZER CHEAP," (not
Cheap Fertilizers at'Low, Prices,) and,we point with pride to the reputation attained by the LITTLE ,BROS.' Brands wherever used.
For present conditions we recommend the use of the following brand described in our Circular Letter of December 31, 1894, and which has already ,1,
been used extensively: !

ea Special attention is also called'to the following brand : II
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Ammonia,6 horie Acid..4 to to 6 7 per C' ,cent."' Ammonia f ........00.00 :00.2 to 4 per cent.
Potash, (Actual))'....... .....3 too Available Phosphoric Aci .. to IB '?
Potash (Actual) .,...........4 to 6" i
PRICE, $32.00 Per Ton f. o. b,, Jacksonville. PRICE, $22.00 Per Ton, f. o. b., Jacksonville.

{Lowest prices on Cotton Seed Meal, Nitrate Soda, Sulphates and M riates.of Potash. Write us for prices on any thing you may need. "

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Mushrooms. soak'a.few minutes in salt' and water, mon edible, species,sufficient to keep from abroad. For example, Lord Car

When the rainy season begins and then fry slowly in butter, seasoningwith him continually supplied with mush rington recently instanced, the fact
the ground: becomes thoroughly soaked salt and'pepper Lay them upona room food, when desired, from spring that the freight on imported bacon,
mushrooms of, edible varieties abound dish with' the hollow side up and until late,in autumn.CULTIVATED butter, cheese, hams, lard, from'South

in' Florida, at least in certain soils pour over them the gravy formed of MUSHROOMS. ampton docks to London is, 6s a ton,

They' seem to do best in low, heavy the butter and juice of the mushrooms. Many people have success in culti- while for the home produce from

soils, arid are often found near old 'To stew'''mushrooms, prepare them, vating mushrooms, and one of these Southampton town it is 175. I Id.,.a
.stumps or rotten wood. They grow then put in a saucepan, never,, in a tin writes: ton. Hops are carried from South

small in' this State, but; to a cultivated. or iron, and to every pint of mush- If you: have a space of four or five ampton docks for 6s. a ton, while I
taste; are very toothsome. The following rooms add one tablespoonful of butter, feet"that you do not actually need for from Andover, eleven miles nearer
article from "Our Grange rolled in flour. Let the mushrooms other purposes, have it spaded up to London, the''freight is 303. It is statedthat' ;
Homes" may assist some of our read- cook in their own liquor and the butter the depth of about eighteen inches; the rate for imported heat from

ers learning, to find and eat them : for fifteen minutes, then add salt and cover with horse manure, and then Liverpool to London is 255. per. ton,
"Some time ago a correspondentasked pepper and serve at once. with six inches of rich loam. while for home-grown meat from: adjacent .-
for directions for cooking mush CONCERNING stations it is sos.exactlydouble.
MUSHROOM, GATHERING. Get one pound of best French
.. I have some hesitancy in an- ( : Besides this, foreign railwaysare
rooms. William Hamilton Gibson wrote recently mushroom spawn, wh'ch may be
swering this question, not from ignorance in Harper's' Bazar as follows : bought at large seed stores, and breakit worked on a much less expensivescale
'of methods but because of fear than those of England, and, do i
There is but one safe rule for the up'into inch cubes, and lay them I
of' about the mushrooms not extract for their maintenance and
, ignorance tyro fungus'eater.. He must learn to about ten inches apart on top of the
that are'; to be cooked. Those who profit such vast sums from strugglin
know certain species, even as ,he bed. Cover with six inches of good
/,know the many 'varieties .of edible would know a flower. There is' rio, loam, pound ,it down hard with the industries as is the case with, u
mushrooms. and can tell, the deadly test, as by "feeling;" the "silver ,spade and sprinkle with tepid water. American freights in .particular hav
amanita: when they see it, have at been greatly lowered in recent years"
touch, etc., by which a poisonous In the hottest'part of the day, cover
their command a delicious article of I ; It is therefore an absolutely just demand |J
be from with old of
species may distinguished a an piece carpet or canvas.
food. The mushroom should be learned harmless variety.. Nor can the "toad Don't let.the bed get.dry, nor keep it that English agriculturistsshould
by: object-lesson; not by reading aboutit be freed from these, advan-,
stool" be differentiated from the wet enough to be muddy. In a month
The State which has
: tages. large
"mushroom, any more than a you will have mushrooms enough to !
With the different' specimens be- and special powers of control ,over
"flower" can be distinguished from a supply not only yourself but your
fore you which are good and whichare "blossom." friends. Every mushroom should be the railway companies, should enforce':
I the entire abolition !
of preferential
poisonous becomes as plain as' There is but one really safe methodfor pulled out (not broken off) as fast as
day! but in print the points of difference the fungus hunter to pursue, and it appears; the bed will require no rates to foreign producers, and the re;,|
are not ,marked so plainly at that is to dig up each of''every kind further attention, except to keep it a duction of home freights by a consid-
least, they,might not be understood with his knife, rather than pull it from little moist, and you will have a fresh erable percentage. And in order to
i,;;so clearly. First get' some one who secure more fully these and other ad-:
the ground, as in the latter case the crop each morning. If this fails, it
knows about mushrooms practically, stem of the amanita would usually will be because the spawn is not good, vantages it may even be found neces
not theoretically and who eats what sary at some future time that the State
break from its attachment, and thus or because you let the bed lie exposedto
he recommends, for nowhere else does in the guise of innocence leave the the sun in the hottest part of the shonld;take over the ownership of the
the proof of the pudding lie more in socket out of 'sight. If the beginnerwill day. railways, so that it may manage themin
the: eating; Having learned a few of avoid ,all mushrooms which have Mushrooms require a temperatureof the interest of the nation, as it already -

the common kind, such as may growin the slightest not'less than 60 degrees, nor higher manages the roads and the postal
your lawn, in the damp places in than 80 degrees Fahrenheit.It and telegraphic services. _
the woods the trees
or frequently on
is,perfectly easy to raise them ina Orange Sprouts. '
themselves; then you are ready to the base of the stem, he,will l thus at cellar in the city in winter, if'tbese' Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower.
learn how to cook this article of food, least escape the danger of a' fatal'determination conditions of temperature be observed.All .
which has of the characteristicsof I shall thank you for some informa
many of his gastronomic adven- that is required is an old washtub,
meat.IT tures in the field of fungi ; for while with the soil in it prepared as above tion on orange sprouts. _
IS 'NUTRITIOUS LIKE MEAT, other species; it is true, 'are capaple of directed My trees are cut off'close, to th<

like meat it has so much of the nitro- making, considerable' severe physical -,- ground. I have kept the soil cleared_
genous in its composition that it spoils disturbance, it is now quite generally Unequal Railroad Rates. awry around the stumps and side root!
readily. Mushrooms should be cooked conceded that the amanita' the only From a pamphlet published by Mr. and now they are sprouting fairly, well!]

as soon''' as gathered. actively poisonous'group.. This socket H. Samuel, Parliamentary candidatefor but most of the sprouts come on tht
Broiling''is one of the best ways' of or poison "cup' already,alluded to South Oxfordshire, we learn that' side roots from one to six inchesawaj

cooking mushrooms. Peel large is possessed oiily by' the'amanita.., ,English',farmers have the same troubleas from the stump. I
firm mushrooms, cut off the stems and None of the other toad stools or mush their American brethren; We Will such sprouts make a good tre<
lay on a fine wired broiler. Turn and rooms 'possess it, or even'a trace of it. quote paragraph' : or must the sprout for a tree com
from the' itself
when ,done, season with pepper and In starting out to gather our mush- A real advantage in the competition stump ? An answer i
salt; put on:a hot dish and add a little rooms, let us remember' the' followingrules however, is possessed by foreign your next issue will greatly oblige
melted butter and lemon juice. : Avoid all mushrooms with any producers in the important matter of Yours truly,
,.Mushrooms may be baked by preparing sign' of a cup'or socket at the base of the carriage of goods. Conveyancefor WM. KELLY, JR.
them and laying the top side the stem, no matter How' inviting.Avoid a long distance by sea is cheaper Orange County, Fla.

down on,,a'dish; then put bits of butter all specimens hich'arep'assel than that for a short distance by land. The sprouts coming frqm the stum

over: them After they are baked, soft, wormy,, tough fibred, acrid'' or This advantage increased. by the low low down are preferable; but a;shoe ,
'season and'1put,. on slices of toasted otherwise unpleasant to the.taste, slimyor through rates allowed by our railway coming up from a lateral may
bread: ill smelling.Mr. companies by arrangement with the !nursed into a profitable tree bye'b'aril,
Another way to.cook them is to Gibson claims to know 35 com- steamship lines to goods imported ing it up two or three inches with eart


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,and inducing it to throw out lateralsof a few days, and already we have, half POPULAR POULTRY
its own. the barn loft full of fodder, and a: little FARM

Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: beggarweed, which we must feed withit. ,
I. I beg to enquire about the orange Most people do not,figure so finelyas ,.,:y
shoots now coming up from some to have their forage well mixed.
stock. Will not all these trees needto Variety is the spice of the life of a INDIAN GAMESL
be budded ? horse or cow as well, as of,man, and Sharps and Imported. The best blood obtainable in the world. Can furnish Eggs from separate
2. Also:-Is it not generally understood by a recent regard to this I thinkI yards in one order.BLACK,
' that earlier crops can be madein have been able to show a rosy- LANGSHANS.
Florida as well as California, by cheeked set of children, a fat horse, ,
An fine of exhibition birds.
exceedingly pen Have added fresh blood in the shape of the best I
budding the trees? a fine flock,of chickens that, lay eggs could buy from the breeders of the winners at Macon,Columbia, Kansas City and Madison, 'Square ,
when others don't and fine Garden, New York; '
It has seemed to me almost certain a grove
I that Florida will require a large quantity with good fruit. Some of ,my 'neigh BLACK MINORCAS.
I of bud-wood as soon as the grow- bors last year had crab-grass hay,
One yard only;headed by'a shapely and beautifully plumaged male, the best could
we buy
: while had and
ing shoots are fit to bud, if the first some beggarweed, from one of New,York's Famous Breeders. Eggs limited.
" question is to be answered in the affirm- others Northern or baled hay, or
ative. nothing. When my loft is full I will EGGS,, PER, SETTING, $2.00. TWO SETTINGS $3.6O..
Boston, Mass. have near dozen different kinds of: Owing to the present condition of things in Florida we prepay the express at above prices.
Eggs from the three breeds in one order if you desire A copy of the best Poultry paper published
To both of these forage, and it will be cured at the with each order as long as they last. Have your order booked ahead and avoid delays. Why send
I queries, we reply, right time if I know how* to Jerusalem or Halifax, for,eggs when as good can be obtained in Florida at less money.guarantee '
Full the mode of
particulars as to
I yes. We are having watermelons galore. s. s. De Al TOY, PROP.
last weekandour
budding were published ,
correspondent will find ample in- Old seedling groves are coming out Ye Eggs.to arrive in good condition.
fine, some trees as good as new now,
formation the best varieties in the
as to .
but the buds were just about done '
series of articles by Mr. E. S. Hubbard for." WM. P. N. we can stop it by a simple and just DREAL
i lately published in our columns. law. Prohibit. sale of game and ESTATE
The Game Laws. the occupation of these men will be
Farm and Grove Notes. Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower.It gone., J. E. W., Wanted in Exchange for Unencum-
Editor Farmer- and Fruit-Grower. is really time for the Legislatureof Fort Meade, Fla. bered ". ,

Vegetables are about "played," corn Florida to do something for the better MASSACHUSETTS COTTAGE LOTS

I is past' the milk stage, and we have protection of the game of this flisery Loves Company.The : ,;'
I had a, batch or two of grated corn State. At the present rate or exter- at $100 Each.
bread. If we only had a mill near us, mination, in a few years deer, turkey "Southern Farmer, Gardenerand -
we could enjoy old-time dodgers.But and plume birds will be a thing of the Horticulturist" ,the past year, with
while I think of it, it might be past, as the buffalo;are on the plains freezes, blights,cow and hog nuisances Near Station and 'Bathing Beach, .,
I well to state that my neighbors have this day. transportation trials, etc., thinks he has -
not yet pulled their fodder,while mine The County Commissioners of De' had a pretty 'hard time and is half inclined -
: is 'in the barn. I had read in the Soto County have made an ,effort to to seek new fields of effort, but CHAPIN FARM AGENCY,

,FARMER AND ,FRUIT GROWER that stop market hunting, by opening the all the drawbacks_ not in the South. 3-23-tf St. Augustine, VIa.
taking the fodder damaged the corn season for the killing of game duringthe Read the condition of things in "Rural
,to,the extent of the value of the fod- summer months. I certainly applaud New Yorker" grounds up to the '8th ITALIAN :

der, and, I supposed that there were their spirit, as it shows :they of June : .YOU You're keep the bees loser to'gather unless BEES
'elements in the leaves that would go have the matter at heart, but I am The frosts at the Rural grounds the sweets of nature about.
you. Bee ,.
:into the corn if left on the stalks, so I afraid it is a move in the wrong have, been killing. Most of,the fruit IMensunt and Keeping Profitable! to-either sex--,-in town<
pulled the leaves in hopes that such direction. At this season the does are buds of all our grape :vines have been J.or country,M. JENKINS at Page,Bee Book Wetumpka free to all. Ala., '
.was the case, as I thought I'd rather all carrying fawns and the, killing of killed ; asparagus was frozen to the -- '

have the nutrition in the fodder than one means the loss of two if not'three 'ground. Potato vines were,blackened HATCH CHICKENS BY" STEAM
in the grain, and for several reasons : desr.: At present they are being killedall to the soil. All of our trial Lima and WITH THE, MODEL 7
I can keep the fodder but not the grain, over DeSoto County, and the loaf other pole beans, and of our new trial EXCELSIOR, INCUBATOR..
as the weevils would eat up the latter. ing idlers who will not work, and who bush beans (many in number) are ', '..Tbonjand> Operation.* In Sncceastul -;
'Of course I,did not have much corn generally have no home, are thus mak- dead. fej "\SIMPLE SELF.JCEG,PERFECT UU'l'l}.and G.J.
on one acre of bean patch but it has ing a living'at the expense of the poor And here is another wail, from Niagara u \Quaranteedtohatohe larger percentage of

paid me more than beans. deer.It. county, N. Y. : Lowest priced ii *than fertUe. any eggs other atle.a Incubator.coat,
Last year we had some cattail mil-- is a standing disgrace to the State, I never'saw a finer prospect for all First Aftl|| *" O nd8oforIllne,0atalog, .
let and were well pleased with the and the body of the men who make kinds of fruits and other crops, than a.. QKO.II.BTAlIL.1 to 188 .6the,.QglnorI11, .
yield, but this year, being persuaded'that our laws ought to be ashamed of them- week ago last Saturday, and now we '
Kaffir corn was better for stock, selves. In no other country'would the have no show at all. Where we had ra From(the Hnext fowls In
G@S the west,at that
being a sorghum and so sweeter, it killing of deer during the breeding sea- 2,000 barrels of pears last''' year, we E defy competition. 12 vo-
would be more readily eaten, we son be tolerated. The winter is the sha'n't have a peck. Cherries, plums, I Before buying,rietles.scoring do not fall to 90 get toj9 our K.
,planted it. But our new horse would proper time to hunt, and the law as it grapes and strawberries are all gone. contains finely illustrated remedies 10 recipes page catalogue.and much! (
_, ,,_ _
information should ,
you prices
not eat me Trrn js.amr neither would one stood. was. a .good. law, but it had one There may be a few apples, but can etc. Postpaid only,cents.; '
of our three cows, so it will be allowedto i drawback, it was never enforced.There be no crop. I hope there may be Bower t Barr, Hoi 2 3 Dakote,111THE

go to seed, when we will try them is one, and only one, way of some, and in some orchards there may TROPICAL TRUNK LINE,.
and the chickens on the grain. I am saving the game from total extinction, be a few peaches left-very few,
certain that it' will yield more than and that is by prohibiting the sale of indeed. My%Paragon chestnut orchardwas JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.FLORIDA.
double as much grain as the same venison and hides. This must be doneif coming ,out in great'' shape, but
acreage in corn. we are to have game, and let it be now there is not single live leaf on '!
We planted several rows of peas for ten years at least. I say by all the whole orchard, and it is no worse l u *
and one row of rice down in the old means let the farmers and settlers have than the native trees about that. LANDS
corn patch, but the rice did not show their camp hunts in the winter months, The orange'growers and truckers of
up in due time and so we sowed some but let them kill for their own use. Florida; the watermelon planters of I SRESORTS
Mexican clover seed as we were after The peddling of game ought not to be Georgia, and the frost bitten Texansare
forage. I am boiling over to tell whata permitted any longer. Market and ,,not the only unfortunates, and if ;f
wonderfully good thing this is, but hide hunters are the rule-all over the others' misery will give them any comfort as
I. will hold off until the harvest. I country, and these men ship hundreqsof here they have it. '
find it growing about in my grove and hides, and, as generally happens, .. ... INVESTMENTS : ,
cannot imagine how it got there. Of more than half the meat is left in the We feel} disposed to give due creditto
course it is not anything like indigenous woods to rot. Did any one ever hear the ;recent Florida Legislature for DEVELOPMENTS
but it does really look as if it was of such a state of things in a'country, what it did that was commendable, ,
adapted, and this is as poor and where we would be blessed with an notably its anti-lottery anti-prize ATTRACTIONSADDRESS :
thirsty as any "possible" land in the abundance if our law-makers would fighting laws, and for giving the Statea
orange belt.Already only do their duty as men who have modified Australian ballot, but for ,
: we have a crop of pea the; welfare, of their State at heart ? leaving on the statutes the infamous
vines and have cured a few as samples They will, perhaps, say this'ought not cattle'' and hog laws, it deserves the G. D. AQI RLY,

so we will reap and sow again in to be, but how can we stop it? I say execration of all good citizens. Ooxx: Pala en Qer: AQt :I


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', "THE IDEAL, "

JVIanufaetUfed by Wilson & Toomep, Jacksonville, Fla. .


Ammonia, 4 1-2 to 5 1-2 per cent. <
Available Phosphoric ,Acid, 4 1-2 to 6 per cent.
Potash 11 to 13 cent.
... Sulphate, per
.. "Made Exclusively from Nitrate of Soda, Cotton Seed Meal, Blood and Bone, Acid Phosphate and Sulphate of Potash.
r :E>>rice, $2 2.OO ;per Ton: F. O. $.

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


Correspondence, Solicited.


Butter-Making Not Difficult. my wife don't have any trouble with Pea Vines for Hay too early in the morning, because dew

Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: the milk at all, because she is awayup The Clay pea is, we believe, regarded will not dry off as fast from a mass of
in Missouri. The milk and
There is no necessity and no reason surplus as the best for making vines, vines lying on the ground as it will
clabber I feed to-calves and pigs. Any
why a farmer should buy one poundof next after the Conch, and therefore it from the standing plants.
farmer living within striking distanceof
butter outside of the State one sin I would rank highest for a haymakingplant. Neither do we believe there is any
railroad. station can the ice
gle month in the year; and the only ; and if five six club together get When well cared for, pea.vine gain in leaving the plants to grow un-
reason city people should is because. it laid or down for no more thanI you hay is superior even to the famous til the peas are nearly ripe in the pods,
farmers wont make it for them. It is can get clover of the North for milch stock; but rather a loss. WHile they are

hotter every summer up North than pay.There people however '' in fact it is quite unsurpassed in the growing they derive their support
are some
here; how do they make butter there? ;line of dry feed for this purpose. On largely from the atmosphere, but as
who cannot ice, but they can have
Why, simply by providing a way to the butter all get the same. If have'nta !rich land they may be sown broad- soon as the seed begins to form they
,. do. it.., clump ,of shade you trees cast- about at the rate.of a bushel anda rapidly exhaust the elements of' fertility -
Now, I make butter, and' plenty of which make a evergreen shade so dense the sun half per acre and -plowed in lightly in the soil. More than that,
it, and make it good enough to get never gets under them, plant such a with.'a turn plow. On poor land they pea vines which are cured green and J
forty-cents a pound for it. What I clump of live oaks or 'water oaks, should be drilled in rows three feet aromatic as Young Hyson tea are very ;
do every farmer in the State can do, if build a little dairy-house, four or five apart and cultivated a little. attractive to the cow'and will increase j'
he will. No farmer can afford to buy feet off the ground, with wire gauze The usual practice is to sow the secretion of milk ,much more than that
butter, and no good farmer will; and doors and windows, so the air can peas between the rows of corn when which has become dry and woody,
if I.was a farmer's wife 'I would not blow through. Put in a water-tight the latter is "laid by," and, this is ,a .even with the pods and peas added.A .
let him. Well, how would you helpit trough with fine wire gauze lid. Place practice which is economical of labor horse would grind the peas fine and
? I would coax him into and in we derive nourishment from them, buta
Why, this below your well or cistern, if pos- .expense one respect, yet
making me a nice dairy, where I.could sible, so as to have a pipe leading doubt its superiority in the long run. cow will very imperfectly masticate
keep my milk cool and sweet, after he it, that every time you draw water you Any system which will fetch on hay- them and will not receive from them,
had milked the cows and brought. it can send a little to your dairy troughin ing in the rainy season is a.poor one ; coarsely cracked as they are, any-
to the house. Now you can take "Old which your milk stands. Every and the saving: of labor which may re- where near an equivalent for the rich
Kentucky Housekeeper's" plan to morning during the warmest weather sult from sowing among the corn will dried juices of green cut hay.

make'the biscuit, and I will tell you from 3 to 5 o'clock, your cream .will be counterbalanced, if not more, by When pea-vine hay is cut in the
how I make butter.In be cool enough to churn, and if you the wretched, unsatisfactory fussing of rainy season, in order to cure it at all,
the first place, I have a home- churn-right quick the butter will comeas trying to make hay when it rains from the farmer will have to resort to sun-
maderefrigerator: which cost in money hard as it will "up North," hard ,two to.fourteen times a week. The dry devices, as, for instance, piling it .{
about$3; the labor I gave in free. It enough to work all the milk out. I writer's experience in ,making pea- up around poles in tall, slim stacks
is simply a wooden box within wood. Milk will keep sweet longer in Flor- vine hay has been limited, but he for several days, or building it up in
en box,' with space between of about ida if placed in the shade where the made clover hay for years, often in rail pens, a layer of vines, then a layerof
four inches filled in with charcoal. wind can blow over it than in, any rainy'weather. The Florida farmer rails etc., all of which is picayune
The inside box and lid are lined with place I ever saw-as long as in an has one great advantage over the puddering. But after the rainy season I
zinc, and a little lower than the out- average spring house up,North.I Northern farmer, because he has a is over pea-vine hay can be made with
side box, so as to have a double lid. have Durham, Jersey and Florida season in the fall which is certain to comfort, by piling it in tall cocks, to I
About every ten days I put into that cows; the richest milk I get is from a be dry and admirable for hay-making, be doubled and redoubled as they I Ii
box a solid cake of ice weighing 200 thoroughbred Florida wiregrass cow. while the Northern farmer has a short i gradually dry

pounds, which costs me $r, just ten Whilst this is not the rule, there are hay;growing season and is liable to be out."i
cents a day. I believe it is the cheapest some asgood milkers in Florida as I.I caught in the rain any time of year.

ice I ever bought. I have five ever saw, and I believe as good cows Rather than attempt to make hay, '
cows now running on a Johnson and to grade on as any. and above all out of such thick I

native grass pasture, and the milk Now, Mr. Editor, you might just stalked, succulent plants as cow-pea a -
they give is as great in flow and as rich as well tell a farmer he might read a vines, in the rainy season, we wouldcut --

; as ever I saw come from any grass i Northern journal with the expectationof the corn all off, plow under the Ji : ;; >'t_ ii
i .pasture; and after sitting all night over learning how to farm in Florida. stubbles, crabgrass and all, and sow SENSATION- OF DROWNING.
the ice, when you skim the cream it What I have said about butter I be- the peas as a special crop, to be made Some people contend that it's quite pleasant,
rolls up like a rope.I lieve will apply to cheese. I don't into hay in the latter part of September -I but you will notice they keep up a vigorous
do my own milking, and by so do know how to make cheese, but lam or in October. Cow-pea vines are I even kicking"grasp, and atstraws.struggling" to get out and will
ing I save enough more to pay for my going to learn. I would like to ,hear the poorest possible material to make It is the same way with those who make or
sell wire fence without olae ticity. They try
ice and some other things. So you from your friend up in Leon county hay of in wet weather, as they absorba to appear happy but Hop from one scheme to
see my ice don't cost anything. I about what he has done in that direction shower almost like a sponge. another. After being, swept under by a big
coiled spring wave they come up spluttering"can
,strain, it and set it away, skim it and CHAS. W. CAMPBELL, SR. As to curing, the same general rules swim aa well as the Page." End springs
churn and work my own butter and Campobello Plantation, Marion. apply as were given last week for crab- and them.ra' hets'are the "straws" that deceive

sell it-what we don't eat. So you see County. grass hay. The cutting should not be PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian,Mich.

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THE. FLORIDA LEGISLATURE AND by his side. There was not a sound from the most oppressive laws that Let every ready of THE RURALISTuse

FLORIDA COW. made to warn him of his danger, and ever disgraced the statute books of this,copy as a campaign document

the first indication he had of any any State, the main features of whichwe against any member of the Legislature
True Yoke Fellows.
trouble was when four men 'grabbed reprint from a former number of who is responsible for the cattle and

him, and after knocking him in 'the THE RURALIST : hog laws that are keeping capital and

From the Florida Ruralist. head with the barrel of a shotgun they First-A- man's property, unless immigrants from our State. Send to

Our special artist, at considerable rid him of his arms. enclosed with a five foot fence, has no us -names who are in sympathy with

expense has portrayed the real relation : Certain members of the crowd rights that cows and hogs] are boundto the movement to establish justice in

of the Florida Legislature to the Flor seemed bent upon killing him, and respect. our State, and the removal of relics of

: ida cow-true yoke fellows. But the with a board beat him upon his Second-If the farmers, fruit and barbarism.

II legislator begins to perceive where shoulders and back until he.was almost vegetable growers 'are to legally "When the wicked bear rule the

his yoke fellow is leading him, and insensible. He was then thrownover protect their crops from depredationsof people mourn."

the true value of the necks fastened the fence, and the four men range hogs and cattle, they must 1 <

together in a yoke that is far from swore to kill him if he told upon spend annually $1,800,000 in fences. Chicory. .
them, and each of the four took an The assessed, valuation of cattle and

easy.There is a just indignation among oath to do so. It took considerable hogs in Florida is $2,600,000 and extensive Consul cultivation Henry C. Morriss of chicory reports in

the people towards the authors of a coaxing upon the part of friends to pay taxes annually amounting to and :!
Belgium, recognized protected by
law, the first section of which declares induce the wounded man to betray the $49,36 out of a total of $1,647,684,
law against adulteration as is also the
that from and after the passage of this offenders, but about 12:30: this morning and yet the farmer is obliged to spend case with coffee and chocolate., I

act, that no town, village or hamlet, Reynolds was taken before Judge Mason $1,800,000 annually in fences to pro- Chicory is easily cultivated i
with less than twelve hundred bona. and swore out warrants against tect themselves from a class of prop- grows
on soil I, roots are large, similar to I
fide inhabitants shall have, authorityor Rob Rains, Jessie Goss :and, Charlie erty that pays but 378 3 per cent of the carrots poor, but yield over twelve tons to :
right to impound any cattle of residents Pinkason, who were placed under arrest taxes. I
the acre five or six feet high,
who live without the limits fits by Sheriff Tillis this morning Third-We consider the cost of ; grows "
while the leaves are also used
corporation, a law forbidding mu- They were taken before Judge Mason. fences a tax that bears on the greens
by the people. Horses and cattle like
nicipalities to make laws for the pro- None 'of the three had anything to farmers and fruit growers equal to .the them,. as also cows, and the'consul I
' tection of their groves, gardens and say in reference to the affair, but entire State and county taxes. recommends its introduction into the r
streets and requiring them to make
United States .as a substantial plant !
legal fences at a cost of thousands of
food production for dairy product. ;
dollars, to protect them against the .. '
-= In Belgium chicory largely takes
ravages of cattle that it will not pay /"iF'SOME ONE DOH'r the place of coffee and chocolate, andit 'I'
to'fence in and feed though but one ( HEAD US OFr wfii .-!' is extensively used in France. An :
tenth the cost to'the residents to fence BREAK OUR of will I
NEC/ 3 acre chicory plants produce

out. 530 pounds of chicory seed, worth,
Encouraged by the action of the
T\r at a normal price, 23 to 27 cents per
i. Legislature, the owners of range cattle pound. Chicory seed planted in !

t t, disregard all law, and are ready for fr April matures and may be harvested \
any criminal act even in cities, of over fpf in September and Octobr.

:'' 1,200 inhabitants, where the citizens EEi Field laborers in Belgium receive

;, attempt to protect their property. In :! from two to two-and one-half centsan
t proof, read the following from the hour for their work. Chicory is

( special correspondent of the "Florida \, reported as without any injurious in-
:! Citizen :" ----- -"i7il J1VIII )II gredients. Though bitter, yet it. is

f; Gainesville, June 6.-Indignation is -- 4 tE615LAT preferred by animals to some cereal

i at a pitch in Gainesville: to day over = 0 I / productions, and for human use is
' the burning down of the city pound : strongly.reccommended as a 'remedy

" and the attempt to kill the night w for dyspepsia and indigestion.

watchman, who was guarding the ani- ,.-. -- !!
mals impounded. A few of those opposed AA1 Cowpeas aa Green Manure. i

to the cow law have recently Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower.

been citing the Live Oak tragedy of My view on cowpeas as green ma-

1894 as an argument against the suc- nure is that they should never be util-

cessful operation of a cow law. ized in this way, but should in all cases

,, Threats have been made in modified be allowed to ripen their peas and die

, form against any individual who, on the ground and be plowed'under
while serving as a policeman, has run during the following winter and

cattle into the pound or has guarded spring. A heavy growth of cowpeasor

them after they have been inclosed. other nstu'ff plowed under
asked for a continuance of the prelim- I Fourth-The present fence and any gre
Notwithstanding the actions of a during the summer'months will invariably -
examination stock laws to the advantageof
inary until next Tuesday, operate
few who are opposed to the law or sour the land and do ,more
when will in court. a possible one-tenth of the popula-
any law which does not operate to they appear harm than good for the time,being.
"Whom the gods would destroy tion and against ,nine-tenths of it. The
their personal interest, Mayor Thomashas I[ would not allow anyone to sow peason
first make mad." The mad RURALIST believes in the
been enforcing the law in ques- they greatest my land and plow them under in a
Florida in to the number and
tion to the letter, and for the past few course the Legislature good greatest green state if they would do die whole
their in favor'of cat- hence advocate, a measure that will
legislation range : we
days he has had as many as sixteen work for nothing. If allowed to remain -
tIe and razor: back hogs, should con- relieve our agricultural populationfrom
cows inclosed at one time. on the ground, however, until
sign every one of them to oblivion, the greater part of its taxation.
I the following winter, they will enrich
ATTACK ON THE POUND. much mistakethe Fifth-The laws a .
and if we do not very present encourage and wouldbe
the; ground ,considerably
Last night about 10 o'clock the temper of the citizens of Florida class of people, many of whom do an advantage if it were not for their

city was thrown into a fit of excite- they will not permit men to again not hesitate to. criminal practices, propagating root-knot; but on account.

ment by the discharge of firearms in represent them in the legislature; who when any restrictions are placed on of their being so badly infested with

the vicinity of the pound. Night legislate in the exclusive interest: of a the. running at large of stock; and it this pest I have discarded using them

Policeman R. B. Rives was up ,town class who pay but one thirty-third of discourages the majority of hardworking altogether. G., L. TABER.
.. .. .
and had left Paul Reynolds to guard the taxes, and by their acts encour- i farmers and makes them bear Glen St. Mary, Fla. -
the cows in the pound. Rives has- age such deeds of lawlessness as above burdens expense that they shouldnot. !

tened to the place, and together witha described. It is not the first instanceof Orange growers are losing no timein
number of citizens who had gathered lawlessness and arson, in the inter Sixth-A majority of the people of bringing their groves again to the

instituted a search for Reynolds. ,He est of range cattle and it will require Florida favor a no-fence law. The front as of yore. All are assiduously 1'

was found some distance away, badly but a few more acts of. the kind toy agitation of the question by THE Ru- budding to Tangerine, grape fruit and

beaten. When he had been taken in prepare the, people demand, a universal RALIST is to obtain opportunities for orange. Owing to the tender condition ',
charge by Mayor Thomas and his no-fence law for the State. the people to vote on the question in of the wood but a small per cent

wounds dressed, he told what had occurred The Florida Legislature'for 1895, their respective counties. of the buds will live. But everyone

He was seated in the northeast while passing some commendable laws Seventh-That all legislation of the that lives v/ill have a big advantageover

corner of the fence with a Win has adjourned giving no ,relief to ,the, past few years has been in favor of buds put in in the fall or next

chester rifle across his lap and a,pistol farmers, gardeners and fruit growers range cattle and against the farmer. pring.-Leesburg Commercial.

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Our J Rural l Home.Edited tree (Sambucus Canadensis). Yes, : .*.*.4.- .*. .*, .*. .*. . I L .
the same straggling'shrub we used to
----- see along the roadside' in a colder
,by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS clime, which here grows into a stately '
Thomas.. Fla. shade tree, if a very little care is '
I taken, and limbs that grow too a w
"Jhe Survival of the Fittest." straggling are topped, or cut back. 1
,Many are no doubt surprised and The one,of which I write ,grew un- !
of 'Bees Hornets !
pleased to find so many of ,their warrantably in size and height-over;: 1 Wasps, Centipedes or .
"frozen out" plants already in ,a thriving twenty feet-spreading its brandies FiI" Scorpions-bites of animals, reptiles or!

condition. More might have been so far and wide that it was deemed f&15?. insects,, are instantly soothed and quickly
said had been the ,down. If I. '
we not quite so hasty expedient to cut ,tree
cured with Pain-Killer. It counteracts:'
after the freeze. An allamanda that had been consulted, no doubt I was valued highly, suffered but little have said "no;" as I bought :and the effect of the poison, allays the irritation
from the first cold wave (in Decem- planted the cutting several years ago, reduces the swelling and stops ''thefj'
ber) and as arrangements bad been myself. The negro who was employed, r
made for transplanting it, I had it instead,of cutting, the trunk [near the, pain. When you go fishing, on a picnic,
taken to its new home before the ground, simply cut off the branchesand r or on any,outing trip, be sure and take a bottle of
leaves dropped. It was protected the entire top; and now a more :
somewhat piece of sacking thrown ornamental tree than this elder in full
over it merely-when the second and bloom would ,be difficult to,find, as .it I :PjflKiiHer '1
more severe blizzard visited .us I gaveit has grown a compact head, and ;is : ,
up for lost, as this time signs of literally covered with its panicles of, all pain=:internal or external-it has no equal, and:
injury were 'unmistakable; but it was snowy flowers. The sprouts which
for Cholera Morbus Diarrhoea and Dysentery it is almost
left in the ground; simply because. I shoot up around the,base, and forten, ,
had not decided what shrub should' feet out from the 'tree, ;ought to be J a specific. Sold, everywhere at 25c. a bottle. (Quantity
be planted in its place. Several times kept cut away, or in a few years ,a! !i +'has been doubled.) Accept no imitation or substitute. '
my hand was on ,it to pull it up, but it jungle will ,be the result.
The genuine bears the name-PERRY DAVIS & SON.
was ,too firmly fixed. Imagine my MINNIE G. MILLS.
surprise, when a tiny green speck QQ09 Gibagitation. .
appeared, and now there is a thrifty Among: Our Home Folks.
little' shrub, with several branches Apropos of the woman question, a
nearly two feet :in length, It will no correspondent well known to our readers I fear these, are,not heard perience wlth the White Wistaria. .
doubt bloom late in summer. Those writes: "I am in favor of girls being :from as often as they should be. But, What has become of "Aunt Fanny,"
who have not cultivated Allamanda educated to earn their own living, in whatever way it may end, let us of friend "Mary," Mrs. Faye and
Hendersonii miss a treat. The foliageis to prepare for contingencies; but. female hope this, too, will bring about the others? who used to brighten the
'very neat and clean, the:leaves thick labor has become a competitionof "greatest good to the greatest num' "Home," by their cheerful sallies:?
and glossy,' and, if it never bloomed, male labor, and is one reason why ber." ED. O. R. H.,
it :would be a handsome shrub for many women'are-supporting mentheyhave The"new woman"will, of necessitybe ..... i
the lawn when not' 'allowed 'to run thrown men out of employment.Girls a woman suffrage 'advocate. Her Women in the ,Home. .
as 'vine. But, the large yellow and who have good homes, and. are clear.vision may show her defects in God paid to humanity its highest
brown: ibVossoms\ \:'aYe "beyond description supported by parents have. : become the system by which many seem, fo compliment when he l'aid'the' Babe,of, ,
--great ''golden cups'' fit to hold competitors of girls without homes, think) everything on earth is to be Bethlehem in the lap of a woman. The ,.
the nectar of the gods. Mine was and reduced their wages. The whole righted, every wrong redressed. But selection of a woman to give of her'
kept ,in shrub form,'as climbers were world is in a chaotic state. The labor she will be too wise to occupy the own life to 'clothe with flesh the divine
{ so'' plentiful and of so many varieties, question, the silver question, the woman place of a drudge, at the ,beck and life forever transfigures womanhoodwith
but nothing can be more magnificentthan question-in the church a terri- call: of the man who may consider a,beauty and dignity which needsno
a thrifty vine of allamanda. ble unrest; where it is all to end, no himself her "master ;" yet, withal, halo from an artist's brush to makeit
1 Lantana is another shrub that has one knows. But as old Sojourner able and willing to earn her own glorious to men. I do not suppose
1 1i i sprouted, grown and bloomed profusely Truth said to Fred Douglas,.'God is bread. Oh, the new woman Whatis that the angel who descended to an-
j and bids fair' to take posses. not dead,' and in the unrest and con- she to be? And what Is- she not to nounce to Mary the coming of the
,; sion of that side of the 'yard' if its vulsion He has an eye to the welfare' be ? These are questions more easily wonderful Child felt that he had any
m aggressive disposition! is not checked of all His creatures, and is, planning asked than answered. discretionary power in the matter, but
;, by the pruning knife. It is a, rough the greatest_ _good to the greatest num As to wages being reduced 'by girls with reverence I may be allowed to
bush, but the compact heads of little ber. We shall know some time.71 entering into competition with men, express the opinion that if he had, and
bright flowers, of almost every hue, It is encouraging and consoling to and with girls "who have homes and; had found Mary on her way to addressa
ai;eso neat. and lovely that one does read such sentiments. Truly "God parents to support them." Why :woman's suffrage convention he
not regret 'giving lantana ,space ,to works in a mysterious way His won- should this be ?' If a woman's laboris would have gone somewhere else.I .
spread itself. Then it blooms so ders to perform," but that His plans as well performed as a man's, why would not shut the door of publiclife
fr ely'al\ summer, the flowers are and all His works are wise, and pro. should she not:receive the same compensation in the face of woman. I believein
always ready for bouquets for the motive: of the greatest good to the 'from her:'employer? ? And allowing woman to engage in every
table, or for the corsage-a few majority, who can'doubt who''believes', girls with good homes'would do well, good word and work which does not
green sprays from other pants! being in an overruling Providence? 'Then, in my opinion, to avail\ themselves of transgress the laws that God in nature
necessary -:-at least, best-as the though dissensions seem to''deluge the opportunities to learn well (and to be- and society in wholesome custom have
leaves: of the lantana are, coarse when world with strife and bloodshed, come expert they must practice) some established. I believe in: woman's
closely viewed., Last year my two :though every day'we read of disasters'on bu'siness'.bf'which, in'an' emergency, speaking in meeting. I believe in
bushes had;J grown to such immensesize sea and land, though, occasionally, they may be independent. Suppose the W. C. T. U. I rejoice in the
that they' had been threatened we will rise up and,ask :: "Where is they have good homes now and are large work of the noble and womanlywomen
with} extermination. But when most thy God, that such things 'are' :permitted supported how are we sure the same of whom Francis WiUard and
of the flowers of garden and field lay ?" we know His all-seeing eye state of things will exist'' next year ? Mary Livermore examples.. 'Bdtthere
dead apparently, I turned with a sorrowful never sleeps, 'and we may have' peace And if they'marry, may; not misfor- are certain social and physiological -
feeling toward the disregarded within--:not on unsympathetic stoi--, tune, sickness: death, overtake the facts that render it certain that
shrubs, hoping there might be one cism, but on unswerving: faith that all Husband ? Then what a satisfactionfor such women' will always be exceptional l
little sprout again in time; yet was is well. the young wife to understandsome and my thesis is that the woman whose
r a not prepared to see, when next time I As to the "new woman"-the'' spiritof ,way of making a comfortable home is her kingdom and who reigns
looked in the deserted garden, a large 'unrest has gotten into women's living'? If never "called, upon to do there, crowned with the affection and
; clump completely covered with hearts, and the clamor? is (much of ,it]) so, so 'much the better. Public sentiment honor ,of the family, is the woman
bunches of brightest flowers. They occasioned by thIS' There} must be t has greatly changed on this sub- whose sphere is truly a wide one. Andof
; were purple and gold, rosy pink, and an escape valve. There are noblewomen ject;; :especially' in the South, within all that I have said, this is the sum:
: deepest-carmine, all shades and colors, true mothers and wives,who the' past decade; and it 'was full time Let us stand by the home, for thereinis
mixed, in the little verbena-like bios, are in sympathy'with the movement; for the change. What say OUR RURAL the hope of the nation and ,of the
sdms. It is now a satisfaction to that will no ,doubt end in woman going HOME folks ? church.-Congregationalist. :
know that lantana is a hardy shrub i to the ballot? box : there'are manyin In issue of June 8th, Lonicera, ----r.N -
I for this latitude.A the highest', as well as' in the more should! have,been Lonicera Holliana;, Hush .Money 'The nurse's wages., : j
very common thing is an elder lowly walks of life, who distrust the. also, I meant to say : I have no ex Philadelphia Record. '

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1895..'1 ( =, THE.1' FLORIDA' FARMER, AND 'FRUIT-GROWER. 425

,Poultry half the night, doctoring ,with all I Costs LESS than "Cheap" Paint or r S,,P.,White Lead, .

,I, --.------_____._:;.-.,.._L_______.-___._________, known and unknown remedies, arid I ,I Write for Book on''Painting and Color Card, PREE.'ilf,

,. ,Edited. bY.S'SDeLANOY. Apopka,.Fla. managed to ,keep the death-list downto I PAINT I not on sale in your town we will quote price delivered,
twentyone.Yes freight prepaid,and send written guarantee for five years.
sir, this receipt, which was to
I MONTE VISTA, FLA., June 19, 1895.
bring naught but "joy to the hearts, fbreeders"
Mr. S.S. De Lanoy, Apopka, Fla.:
brought;!'Plymouth Rock
I :DEAR ,SIR : <1 am puzzled what to YO'URFRUIT
clown from
sixty-five healthy, EVAPORATE
do this for' a fine W. R. /R., I purchased chickens to ,thirty-nine sorrowfuleyedand :

i spring.He feeble! ones. The day we selected .- ,..
J began; to limp a little about '
for the dip 'was a bright
sunny one,
two and after awhile his '
I ago I II with the thermometer at 54. We ,used
foot swollen. I him and
I examined.was it., caught the 'emulsion' exactly ,as directed, 2T HO,1lrEp.

mixed it with ten gallons, of ,warm
I 'There'seemed to be a soft spot andI
soapsuds, by actual measurement.
opened it, found what appeared to
I When we saw that there,was to bea
be a :core as of ,a "boil. But itclosed :p.
few funerals, we had a room converted -
and continued to swell it
up ,
.into a hospital with a ,fire

:: nearly looks ,ready very much- inflamed. I have and openedit as if in whiskey,it, and, then castor began oil,doctoring.sweet .oil,Tried and 1 a 1 to II S. Cook Stove'Dip.Hilndreils e0ri .

three times ,but afraid I
am may
everythiug else but'coal oil.
cut thee.cords in the foot. D I* ..L_.. __. __ o L
o you now uicu:; we have got so ,
It is and above o
the' backside
on just
that we hate the very'smell of coal oil,

the ball'of' .th e I foot. and if-you but mention coal oil in the i S }1 s o of D ol1ars Worth
''He all other .
appears ,right' ways. of the few survivors of this O0KTO R r' CPQKS v'co it

What can be done to relieve it or. presence of Vr it Can :.be 'Sailed
, bring it'to.a' head. ordeal, they will just get down on their IMIWTNAY.6.O' :: v.s.Ao'
yellow shanks and''plead for !
''I have counted him for thisfall's mercy
big on with this MaQn'inaKuafU
I am'now'going back to the old and
use and:would hate to lose him.
oft-tried dust bath and similar reme-

I An. early reply would greatly dies. They,may not be quite so rapid Year \

oblige. L. S. and effective as this dip, but it is 'I.J.

'Bumble foot is usually caused, bya better and more humane to ,the chick-

bruise or'sliver; inflammation sets in ens-and to the breeder's purse. +

and pus forms '''under the skin and''be- ,Four or five more indicate by their Vii.k To meet the demand for a, Small, Cheap,

comes condensed 'into hard cheesy looks a desire to follow their dead sisters Drier, suitable for use on any Ordinary Cook,

matter, and thedfoot swells.badly. If Oil or Gasoline Stove, we now. offer'tie
: brothers, auntsetc., to the Happy ,
I J nor caught in the first'.stage;; it is difficult Scratching pen, so I hasten to write above. It is very Simple, Economical, ,Effi-

i to" cure, if,not 'impossible. Open 1 Before; 'they are all gone-that I may ,- f!' ::1} dent and Convenient, and for ,,Parni'ers'ji e

the swelling and press out the pus. write without being profane."-Poul-., _4I Just What is Wanted, and'we believe The .
Syringe or wash out cavity with trydom. Cheapest, and Best Little'Dryer of its class; on

water and carbolic acid, about a teaspoonful --0, ..* the Market.' "
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to.a. quart of water or in What, It Costs.

" that The annual,cost of liquors drank jn
proportion. Apply a poultice :
i, : some kind to draw out the inflamma- the United States exceeds all the farm '$8.50 IN VALUE FOR $5.Q't.1Througb

tion, etc. After' the inflammation is mortgages in the country.To : ,

J reduced use. some healing ''linimentor >state it differently, an abstinence .
'salve ,carbolated vaseline 'would from the use of alcoholic drinks, whichis a special arrangement we are' enabled to offer the U. S. COOK STOVE DRIER' ttife
regular price which is $7, for only $5, together wtih a YEAR'S; SUBSCRIPTION TO'ThE
The'bird not only of no use but absolutely ,
under '
answer. treatment FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, regular price $r.oo. "' r!
and 'uptil'' fully cured, must not harmful to any person in health, would To anyone sending a Club of 6 Yearly Subscribers to the FARMER AND,.FRUIT GROWER
>$s each, or"4 Subscribers and $2 in Money, we will send one of the Driers Free. .. )
be allowed to roost, but should be lift every farm mortgage in the ,coun-- Subscribers in a club who wish to take advantage of any book 'premiums or' others" fferC cooped clean straw. try in one year. Talk about ,the subscribers count the same as those taking the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER'only. '
'Mr. Thomas Millen of Glen St. Mary, Fla,, has used this Drier and writes : "It does good wo
T;o avoid bumble foot have the tariff, bi-metalism and monometal- for the cost of it." '

perches low. This is a 'disease that ism, the rich getting richer and the ... -' ... -
there is This Drier has eight'Gatvanized Wire Cloth IT IS THE GREATEST LITTLE BREADWINNER
is 's pose.d'to prevail mostly among poor getting poorer; no one Trays containing 12 feet of surface. ON THE MARKET. .
square tray "
heavy' fowls, but ''I must admit thatmy cause of the poor getting poorer'to be The dimensions, base 22x16 inches, height 26 Its capacity is ample for D01 stic'use being
'experience the compared with ,his lifting the glass to inches, Sent by freight at receivers expense: greater than some machines which sell for Fifteen
was just reverse. Weight, crated, about 27 pounds. or Twenty dollars; It is always ready for
Leghorns ;were the most subject to hIS mouth that contains not only poverty immediate use. The working of the machine
It is always ready for use and will last a life on sundry fruits, berries, etc., ratifies us that it
it'under, exactly 'the same conditions. but liquid damnation. While time. Has been thoroughly tested and approved, will happily fill a want our correspondents have

S. S. D. discus3ing the cause of hard times, let and Economizer will more and than Money-maker please you.for Rural As a people great urged upon us, to supply.I

.I.Kerosene the readers of THE, RURALIST give it is without a rival TO TilE? LADIES' of the Household in Town or
It is little Gold
country. a
Emulsion.B. due attention to the cause of all causes With it you can at odd,times,'summer or win- Mine. Thousands of careful household
C. R......:Is the kerosene emulsiona of hard times, the,drink question, and ter, evaporate enough wasting fruit, etc., for managers,'who time prudent -to
family use. and enough to sell or exchange for engage in evaporatinghavenor fruit for market as a.business -
good remedy for lice ? use all the influence they have in all or the greater part of your groceries, and in but who have frequent use for just such an
Yes. It kills the lice but fact household expenses. No labor on the farm article as this for making smaller quantitiearof
not only the evil where have the
banishing they i will pay better or as well, as that of converting dried fruit, berries,'vegetables for their own
saves feed, as the birds generally turn power'to' do so. You are not only i your wasting fruits into evaporated stock. The use! or for sale, will find it the most satisfactory
berries, etc., if will sell
pears plums evaporated and profitable investment they could make 'A
up their toes along with the lice. It your own, but your brother's keepers. or exchange pound for pound for butter, granu- lady can easily lift it on and off the stove, as it
is, all right to spray the coop. We > 4 ated sugar or most groceries, while evaporated weighs but about Twenty Pounds. It has inter- .
guavas, sweet corn or peaches bring good pries wire cloth which
There'is Catarrh in this sectionof changable trays; :
the (from the Reliable more If have few trees in yard or
clipped following you only a your will not rust or discolor the fruit; etc., and will
which the country than all other diseases put town lot, one of the U. S. Cook Stove Driers will last for years,_ It is made of iron, except Ttray
Poultry Journal, agrees together, and until the last few years'was enable ;you at odd hours to evaporate enough frames and supports Can be used for broiling
with our experience some years ago: supposed to be incurable. For a great fruit for family use'and e'ough to sell or exbeef steak, fish, etc.:using but the lower. tray for
change for the greater part of your groceries
"In the November issue Mrs. Cozad many years doctors pronounced it a local this purpose.

gives a recipe for lice, a dip, which I disease, and prescribed local remedies, Address all orders to ,
tried and by constantly failing to cure with local
have just George W.
says l treatment it ''incurable.
wanting, and it is the very best lice science has proven, pronounced catarrh to be a constitutional FARMER $ FRUIT GROWER,

annihilator I have ever seen or heardof. disease and, ,therefore requires
In fact, fifteen minutes after my constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh fAOi aonviiies: L ..

chickens were dipped there was not'a Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney ,&
Co., Toledo,.Ohio, is the only constitutional :E'rTTfl: : UJ3.GrPmNNSYLV: : : :. ...
louse to be found-knocked
cure on the market. It is taken
them all' 'out. internally in doses from 10 drops to a tea- Somers Brother: & Co. ESTABLISHED'
*'? There is only one drawback to the spoonful. It acts directly. on the blood 1876. '

remedy, and that;;is, it not only kills and mucous surfaces of the .system.

the'lice' but is equally as effective on They offer one hundred dollars for any Commission Fruits and Produce.
case it fails to cure. Send for circulars Merchants.Refer .
chickens: I dipped sixty fine Ply
and testimonials. Adress
mouth 'Rocks about o'clock andw' to Banks,Mercantile Agencies and 1 the business community of Western Pen l Ylt ui i1L
11 F. J. CHENEY; & CO., Toledo O.2l3gF"Sold Market Reports, special references to regular shippers, shipping" 'stencils, stamps, etc.,furnished
'!worked the rest of the day and I by Druggists, '75c free application. INQUIRIES AND CORRESPONDENCE,INVITED*





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The Strawberry Glut.It ally no better than those of other first time it came up in the United
Fruit Grower.
Florida Farmer and appears that the Florida growers South Atlantic and'Gulf Coast regions.The States Senate, and John Sherman whois

I'' are not the only ones who suffer loss chief superiority of Florida vege- pictured with hoof and horns as the

TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION from overproduction of berries. The tables over those of Mobile, Savannahand father of the measure voted against it.

For One Year ................................*2-00 World : Charleston is their,.earliness and It was discussed three in Con-
For Six Months........................ ..... 1.00 ,Philadelphia Grocery says years
In Foreign Countries ..... .................. 3.00 One of the principal reasons for the this year this advantage was largly gress before it passed; and we are toldit
Subscriptions in all cases cash in glut of the past season was the fact taken away by the horizontal cut of was smuggled through. How hard '

advance subscription: No discount(except allowed in a club on}, but one'sown to that the canners did not help to relieve the freeze. Early vegetables can pressed these extremists:: must be I

all agents a liberal cash commission will the situation to any extent. stand higher charges than later ones, when they base their whole fabric of

be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby Long before the Jersey berries were and when Florida's crops lap and are accusation against stable money men

them. Write for terms. available, they were supplied with I brought in competition with those on such grounds as above. Their

To every new subscriber: will"Gardening send, Southern berries. This condition is higher up the country, they should receive literature is almost exclusively this

postpaid in ,Florida.a copy"of For Whitner's two new sub-- liable to arise every year, Southern concessions in rates or they"have class. They seem unable to approachthe

scribers, at $2.00 each, we will send, berries having the call through being a hopeless struggle. _ matter in temperate language. In \
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange earlier. Some of the fruit trade ex- ---.... fact, with temperate language theirwritings

Culture." pressed the opinion that one way to Silver Within Reason. fall flat. It is the sensational I

Rates of advertising be on made application.check relieve the glut was to make a definite Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: charges against all who differ with
Remittances should by I see the silver question, as was inevi-
with the canners to take them that attract readers. Such
postal note. money order or registered arrangement table in the FARMER a
t letter to order of the Jersey berries, but other dealers AND cause has death and death only be-

FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, deny that this could be accomplished, FRUIT-GROWER, and I am very gladto fore it. W. E. DRISCOLL,
that the influence is
see paper's to
II Jacksonville. Fla. as the canners, in order to insure Manatee, Fla. ,
be for settled stable and
i a currency, I
i I themselves from loss, must take the >>
for all the bi-metallism that is
practi- Sodium and Silica for
i NOTICE first berries that come to hand, whether i
cable. I am glad it its foot downon
Southern or Jersey.It puts There is no doubt that sodium is

, If you receive a copy of this is certain that the situation would the first insinuation that it has non-essential to any kind of vegetable

: paper which you did not order, right itself if the growers of Jersey been bribed. Does not our over- although it sometimes seems as if it

: consider it an invitation to sub berries would reduce their acreage,one heated friend, Mr. Hind, see where partially replaced 'potassium. This

i scribe. If you do not want it, dealer expressing the belief that one- his style of argument leads ? His opponents has been brought out in experimentsat

I kindly hand it to a,neighbor. third of the present year's output have equal rights to tell him Rothamsted, which have ,demon-
would have supplied the demand, and he wants to swindle some one out of strated that up to a certain point in
half he owes, which I would not do their leaves and
I CONTENTS. made twice or three times the moneyfor stems plants can grow
unless I could prove it. with sodium in
everybody; as it was, nobody made t partial replacementof

I State News.................................... 418 any money. It is estimated that,the Cleveland will veto any extreme potassium. Old analyses give various .
I Melanose of the Orange; Florida and Medi- growers netted about a cent per quarton measure while he is president. And quantities of sodium as composingpart

I teranean Lemons; Pears and Perry...... 419 their fruit, first-class fruit that while predictions are risky on such of the ash of plants. Sprengel
Mushrooms Unequal Railroad Rates; Orange matters, yet as it is the briefest
; wayto estimated much
! Sprouts............................. ..... 420 always has brought 8 cents wholesale settle attention on an important as as 38 per cent.
selling this for and cents. It of soda composed the ash of the bean,
I Farm and Grove Notes; The Game Laws; year 3 4
that is "What is be the
J Misery Loves Company,........ .... ... 4"Buttermaking i is not likely that this will be done. point, to Out- while with others it varied to 12 and
i not Difficult; Pea Vines for .. come? I will venture the predictionthat 19 per cent. The same experimentalist I

Hay....................... ..:................... 422 We Were Prosperous.The no such revolution as the coinageof found about 20 per cent,of soda
\ The Florida Legislature and the Florida Cow; silver at a ratio of sixteen to one in but chemists like
I Chicory; Cow Peas as Green Mannre..... 423 orange growers did not gener- 'will be adopted until all the debts peas no, soda in this legume.Boussingaultfound This (

\ OUR RURAL HOME-The Survival of the Fit- ally realize how prosperous they were" which might now be scaled materially, would distrust
Home Folks Women seem to point to a of
\ test'vAmong; Our ; until\ the freeze came last winter and
.in the Home ................... ............. 424 by such a scheme, will be settled some old analyses. It is well known that it
took their incomes.
'POULTRY-Bumble-foot; Kerosene Emulsion.; 42 away other .way.Did is a matter of great difficulty to esti-
EDITORIAL-Finds; the RIght' Men;The Straw- _.' The simple fact that they did not our inflation friends ever reflect mate the quantity of soda in a plant.In .
berry Glut; We Were,Prosperous; Trans- attempt any other industry shows that that aside from a strong probabilitythat the
Arendt found
oat plant the soda
portation Charges Not Elastic; Silver they were, in most cases, making fair they will be voted down, that
1 Within Reason Sodium and Silica for (from 1.47 per cent to .86 per cent in
i if not good profits. A fertilizer dealer
Crops........... .............................. 426 there is still the Supreme Court ? Can the course of its growth. In potatoessome
said to us the other day 'Before the
of them believe that court will allow -
Markets; Electropoise; The Adaptation of any have found soda, and others not
Sugar Cane to Florida Soil ................. 427 freeze I had just as good a business as contracts to be repudiated after The fact be how ani--
Celery Culture; Humus........ .. .......... 428 I wanted, I wouldn't ask a better bus- the manner advocated by at least a may explained
..... ... .. .... .. mals relish common salt ((sodium chlo-
Weather and Crops. ... .'_'" 429 iness. The growers were making large section of the free silver contin-
Useful R>cpes! ; When the South Will be of and it ride), and have no such 'longing,, to
plenty they
Prosperous........................ ..... .. 4V money spent gent ? The greenback movement run potassium chloride by the absence,of
freely too freely for their own good.
its in
' course large sectionsof
-S.- --- years ago the former in Silica makesup
k'' Weather in Jacksonville. Most of them never thought of layingup this country, and the leaders in that about 60 per plants.cent. of the ashesof

Week Ending July i, 1895 anything from one year to anotherfor movement have been forgotten. The
straw, and 35 cent. of the
a rainy day. If .this was true reaction in Colorado, Kansas and per
weight of the inorganic portion of
a ; bd a :1.S ; when the industry had already reach- States
8a ;: neighboring against Populism
i DATE. 00 I 00 a: as M)1 a S t. o w ed, ,if it had not passed, the line of shows the cause to be dying out. Then regarding grasses. Opinion the necessity is greatly of silica divided for

-- - over production and with all the
why cannot our silver friends confine
June 25 ....81 78 959t 74 21 84 .08 plant growth. Maize has been
une':.26..........77 7* 69 22 80 .87 drawbacks, droughts, high charges, themselves to things they want that are grown
......... artificially, and with the entire absenceof
June 27 76 71 91 71 20 81 18 minor freezes scale rust etc. how
and have
June 28.........76 82 91 70 21 So .12 practicable, some hope of silica. Oats and buckwheat have
June 29........80 76 91 74 17 82 T much more profitable may we expectit adoption. For the use of gold and
June.'30 .75 83 91 72 82 ...... also been produced containing no
to be after its restoration.
......... .. .... silver
July i .79 84 94 76 18 85 as primary money, or redemp- silica. The weakness in straw has
- 1.1
Mean- ......78 78 92 72 20 82 .1.25 tion money, there is an overwhelming been attributed to the want of silica,
*Total rainfall.T TransportationCharges Not majority in this country. But extrem- but Pierre has demonstrated that thisis
Trace. Elastic. ists by flocking to themselves weaken .
the It has
:. .' A. J. MITCHELL, Observer. One great trouble this year is that practicable bi-metallists, and put off that not the plant case.being in need been of suggested
Y the transportation charges basedon the when the whole potash
day subject will drew in silica with it. This silica be-
Finds the Right Men. prosperous times and good prices. be settled, and settled rightly.A ing insoluble mechanically stuck to
Even going on the bad principle of
fifty cent or even an eighty or
brief advertisement in the plant, and did not form ,an essen-
Already a "
charging "all the traffic will bear cent'dollar would add
ninety only to
j columns has tial ingredient.-London (Eng.) Far-
your brought many en- the transportation companies ought to the loss and injustice that would be
and Stock-Breeder.
quiries but for varieties quite unknownin have realized that mer
vegetables will not suffered before we reached a perma- *

California. bear the charges that oranges would, nent settlement of the matter. It is By demanding prepayment of

H. B. A. especially when the vegetables were cheaper, and there is more justice in freight on vegetables, the railroads

Boston, Mass., and Redlands, California. were all that was left, and by conse- standing by our present dollar than to have made it impossible for many

Please discontinue the advertisementfor quence were bound to be produced in try to compensate any man or, class of planters to realize on fine crops they

a gardener in your paper and let too great abundance. Florida orangesare men for any fluctuations of money in now have ready for shipment and in

me know what ,the charge is so I can pretty generally acknowledged to the past. turn lose the freight. If it is the

t pay it. I had a great many applicantsfor be the best that come to the marketsin "The crime of '73," was no crime at purpose of the railroads 'to ruin the

the place. any considerable quantities, and all, in any proper sense of the word. truckers of this State, they are in a

+ P. H. ROLFS. they can bear higher charges than Wm. M. Stewart a high priest in the fair way to succeed.-Leesburg. Com-.

Lake City, Fla., Florida vegetables, which are gener- worship of silver, voted for the bill the mercial. "



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are too green and drag heavily at very 'rrn
Markets. low figures.

I I JACKSONVILLE, FLA., July 5. Southern new. Potatoes.potatoes have arrived FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

FRUITS AND PRODUCE. very freely this week and the market has ,
I Corrected by Marx Bros. ruled weak and lower; much of the stock J'ACI<
These are average quotations. Extra choice from all sections has averaged very smallin ,
lots lots fetch sell lower.prices above top quotations, while poor size with comparatively few being The Oldest National Bank in the State.This .

Grapes per crate .................... 1.25101.50 culled properly and close enough and in Bank, after of ,
Peas per bbl................:......... 2.50103.00 addition to this large quantities have arrived nation by the United twenty States years successful business, has just undergone a rigid special exam!.
Limesperloo. .7............ .. .... .40 heated more less pricked and other period of Comptroller's Department,and has had its charter extended for an
or or
Apples crate.........................i.oo to 1.25 conservative twenty, years liberal this
Peaches crate............. ... ...... 1.25101.75 out of condition. The market opened strength By and ability to yet meet all methods bank has achieved. the highest reputation for solidity,
Plums bus... ... .... ......... .....i.oo to 1.50 Monday with very heavy arrivals, but We invite visit legitimate demands.
a or
I English Peas bu..... ...._....... .... 1.60 there was a large demand and sales favors shall at all times correspondence receive looking and business relations, assuring you that your
COco nut9.... .......... .............. 3.50I' intelligent careful attention.
Peanuts best brand..... ............. 4 to 5 ranged from 3.00 to 3.25 for fancy downto JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
I' Cabbage bbl.... .................... 1.50 2.00 to 2.50 for average quality. Tues-
Pineapples, each, scarce.............. 06 to .08 day's receipts were light and market President. Cashier.
I Potatoes new, wanted... .......... 2.50 Safe
without material change. Wednesdaywith Deposit Boxes For Rent.
Onions, Egyptian, 2 bu. sack......... 2.75
Eggs,........ 4..................... ...... .10 an active demand prices advanced
i i VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. about25c per barrel. Thurday's receiptswere DAVIDSON die co.
Corrected by Davis& Robinson. very excessive and much of the ,
Yellow Yams, bush..:..... .......... .75 stock was delivered late and the market
Sweet Potatoes, ................... .75 COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
Hubbard squash, bbl................. 1.25 to 1.50 weakened fully 50c per barreland Friday a
Lettuce, doz.... ............-......... 15 to .25 further decline was necessary to move
Celery.....-.. .......................... 40 to 50 the heavy offerings, and while a few exceptional HEADQUARTERS FOR FLORIDA FRUITS.
EggPlants, bbl....'...... 1.50 to 2.00 marks 2 75 to 3.00
....,... brought per
demand. to
crates no 50 .75
Sweet Pepper,bu .................-.i.oo to 1.50 barrel, 2.00 to 2.50 was accepted for aver- ORANGES LEMONS PINEAPPLES, EARLYjVEGETABLES OF ALL KINDSNo.
Okra, bu, ..... ........................ .75 to 1.50 age prime Rose and Chili red and white 20 West Fi ont Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.ORANGE .
Green Beans .................... ...... .9S to 1.00 .... 1.:1: ".. ... ..nl1n 1 '7 +n. '.) C)
Peas................. .... ... ... 1.00 p0o} es: BU1U gCIlCltViljr: : nb j.u w H.HIT per
Turnips, bunch..........,............. .03 to.04 barrel and the market closed weak. To-
,Cucumbers, crate...................... .25 to.50 day with heavy arrivals and a dull trade, CAi 4 IF'OR: IA
Pumpkins, each...................... .o5 to .15 declined and market closes
Kershaws, each... ....... ......... .05 to .15 prices again
Parsley,per doz. bunches........... .20 very weak as quoted. Seconds'and culls AN LEMON TREES
Carrots,Fla., per doz.bunches........ 20 to .25 have been greatly neglected and have D ,
Green onions,per doz. bunches....... 15 to .25 sold mainly at 1.00 for the former and 50
Pepper,hot bushel, none............. 1.50 to 2.00 AT LESS THAN
Sage well cured Ib...............u.... .10 to. 15 and 75c for the latter. Old potatoes OUR OLD PRICES FOR
Lima Beans, shelled, qt, ...... ....... 8 scarce and working out in a small way at
Hens........__.....,..........,......... .30 extreme small sales as high as :
: rn
Roosters................................ .25 prices, L1:4 RADA owls: STOC .
Broilers........-......-*................ .15 to .25 2.00 per barrel.
Turkeys, per pound,gross........,_. .!o :Vegetables. Choice 2 year old Buds on 4 year old Sweet Roots. Homosassa and Jaffa Orange and Lisbon
Ducks........................ ........... 25 to .30 Lemons at 50 cents each
Geese. poor demand .... ............... Receipts of Southern vegetables since Strong one year old Tangerine, Malta and Ruby Blood. Tardiff and Mediterranean Sweets and
.New Beets per 100. ....................... .25 to .50 Monday include the following: Penn. Satsumas on 3 Yf'arold Sour roots at 40 cents each. Villa Franca, Lisbon and Eureka Lemon same
Watercress, per doz.......,......... .25 Railroad 4,518 crates beans, 4,121 cab- price. I have samples in my yard and they are
Cauliflower doz....... ........... .... 75 to 2.00 .
,Blackberries, qt ....'...... .......... 08 to 10 bage, 28,000 cucumbers, 4,252 tomatoes, STRICTLY FIRST CLASS AND WELL GROWN.Send
Huckleberries... .......'... ........ 06 13,000 onions, and 1,700 various; Old Do- .
Melons... ........ ....... ........... .03 to.o9. minion line 10,200 cabbage, 11,700 beans,
Canteloupes, bbl..... ...............i.oo to 1.50 Savan- me your orders at once so as to get trees in time for the coming rainy season. 25 per cent
Leeks per doz bunches.............. 25 5,400 cucumbers, 1,650( tomatoes. in advance,balance on receipt of trees
-..... -- nah line 25,000 pkgs. c. A. BOONE:;, Ag1:.,
Imports for the week 1,313 bags Egyp-.
Orlando. F1a.:
New York Market. tian onions. : : .

Apples-A few fine red astrachan from Eggplant-Florida receipts have been
Georgia have sold very well, but small larger, and the market has weakened to can be had at retail for 25 cents ; and

poor stock is neglected and North Caro- 1.25 and 1.75 per half bbl. A little the garter five cents, making the whole

lina receipts, which have averaged very Charleston stock has arrived, and sold at cost 42 ,cents. The 'poise is sold for quicK WORK,

small in size, and poor, have ranged downto about 1.25 per basket. New, Orleans in $25. In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetahles -
75 to 1 25 per bbl, with scarcely any light supply and bringing extreme prices. shipped to us is our motto. WE
is further stated that the
It carryingof
enough to.exceed 1 50 bbl. Tomatoes-Arrivals have been lighter GIVE GOODS SENT U-i BY GROWERS
good Pears- Conte pears have per commencedto this week, and with an active demandthe a china nest egg in the pocket is BUY FIRST OURSELVES.PLACE BECAUSE They are WE protectedby NEVER

arrive, but have been small in size and market has ruled firm and.higher; just as scientific and effective in the our 40 years experience without defaulting -
unattractive, and sales have been mainlyin early in the week Florida ranged from cure of disease. The chief virtue in a dollar. Enquire as to our standing .
and financial s'abilitv which bank
of 1 25 to 1 50 crate and 4 00 75c to 1.25, with 1.50 top for Savannah any or
range per the Electropoise treatment, is in the merchants having mercantile reports can
to 5 00 per bbl, though a few fine large and Charleston; but prices have gradually verify-then try us-WK BELIEVE OUR
have brought much more; common varieties improved since,and at the close the finest directions to take no medicine while METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
'generally and neglected. Charleston are selling at 2.00, with Savah- using it. In the majority of cases the your name for our quotations. Stencil and
poor cards fr.e. Letters promptly answered
Peaches-The receipts from all points nah bringing 1.75 readily, when fancy. disuse of medicine, with proper rest'

have continued moderate and of very irregular Florida range from 1.00 to 1.50 per car- and dieting, would effect a cure. It FRENCH & CO.,
and Savan-
few fancy varieties from rier, a few from both Florida
quality a
; is those who continually dosing
Georgia have realized 2 75 to 3 00 per car- nah bringing a premium. A liberal sup- are 116 Warren St, New York.
rier, but average offerings are too small ply of Mississippi tomatoes have arrived, medicine who, are continuously sick. *
and sold largely at 1.00 per case. ... > ESTABLISHED 1855.
and defective to command over 2 00 to -- >
I .
I 2 50 with many cleaning up at 1 25 to 1 75 444 & --- The Adaptation of Sugar Cane to

per carrier. Small flat cases have ranged Electropolse. Florida Soil. '
from 75 to 1 25, with occasional sales ,-
higher and lower. This instrument, for the productionof Bradley Redfleld. Eugene B. Redfleld.

Plums-Georgia Botan plums have oxygen, is advertised in the Eastern Commissioner Wombwell in his recent ESTABLISHED 1871.

been quite plenty and have met an active The price is $25. report says:
demand from 2 50 to'3 00 with a few of: religious papers." in N. Investigations extending over the REDFIELD & SON,
large size reaching 3 50. Wild Goose Electricity, a paper
plums are generally too ripe to commandover Y., purchased one, and thus describesit greater portion of the present year,

2,00, and many have sold down to : with a view of ascertaining with some Commission Merchants

1 50 to 175 per crate, with flat cases It was found that the nickel-plated degree of certainty the relative adapt-

ranging from 50 to 1 00, latter figure ex- cylinder, three inches long and one ability of the soils of Florida to sugar AND-

treme.Grapes Niagara grapes have arrived inch in diameter, was filled with flowersof culture, as compared with lands of Fruit Auctioneers

moderately from Florida and have showna sulphur and graphite made into a other sections of the South, have ,

wide range in quality and value. A paste and allowed to harden, which, been made, and the fact satisfactorily 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
few fancy have realized 3 50 to 4 00, but when used is placed in cold water to demonstrated that the juice from sugarcane
general sales have ranged from 2 50 to I the sandy soils ol We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetable.,
moisture chemical action grown upon has heretofore heeD
set up by a I I either at private sale (which
3 00 per 8 till carrier. which is so small as to be insensibleand this State contains a higher percentageof our custom) or by the auction system (recently
Melons-Receipts of watermelons since added to our business) as you may desire.
influenceon saccharine matter and a proportionate -
of exerting no
Monday 122 car loads; stock has been capable
much better this week and with an active the system whatever. In one end lesser amount,of glucose than FRUIT TREES.FOB. .

demand market has ruled firm and of the cylinder is fastened an ordinary that grown upon the lands of any

higher, most sales ranging from 18.00 to flexible cord, the other being affixedto other State in the caneproducingregion. .

25.00 per hundred for Georgia and 15.00to with the metal clasp of a garter for at- The yield per acre and the SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.Write
20.00 hundred for Florida, .
straight car per loads ranging from 150.00to taching it to the wrist or ankle. Flowers cost of production are both very

225.00. Muskmelons have arrived quite of sulphur cost two cents a.. pound, largely in favor of our State. The for Catalogue and price list.JENNINGS' .

freely from Florida, but stock nearly all and graphite 10 cents. The cylinderscan same remarks apply with equal forceas NURSERY CO.

in poor order, generally .over-ripe and be made, in quantity, for 10 cents to investigation and results in the ,

prices have brought low and irregular extreme prices; Charleston, but Gems many each; the cord, two yards in length, case of ramie production. ThomacvLlle, Gft.I .



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Celery Culture. inches, deep. The plants grew' off r crimson clover can yet be made ,to

Editor Farmer and Ki uit-Grower: finely from the start, especially the grow in the South. It is succeeing '\ -

r At your request, I will give you potted ones. B. H. ALDEN.Humus. Jersey soil, no better naturally, if as

briefly my methods of raising celery.As .-.-4 good, as Southern pine land.: We

you are doubtless aware, the greatest hope Rural will make another trial, .

difficulty in this matter is to get Prom the Florida Ruralist. for we believe he is as capable of

the seed to sprout and save'the young If there ,was ever soil in the need of succeeding as anyone in the state. .

and tender plants through the alternate humus to fill up the air spaces and the There have been numerous failures, w. f 1Jts 1

( 1 beating; rains and blighting sun- outlets to the water that so soon gets more times 'than he failed, who are:

' heat of the "rainy season." To over- beyond the reach of the little tubes now giving it high praise. August or I

'come this formidable obstacle, some that suck up the moisture, and the September is the time to plant with i ,

growers have proposed to sow their available plant food, it is the sandy some other crop, to protect the young

seed as early as April in order to se. soils of the South. Humus is the great growth. If it can be made to grow in Shortest Quickest Most Attractive

cure cooler weather, and then keep essential, and without it the results ina the South our pine lands ''ought to be ,

the plants along with a slow growth few years are very unsatisfactory, worth $100 an acre. The sandy landsof :roue. '

until the time for replanting comes in though the land be burdened with New Jersey lay valueless, for centuries BETWEEN

the fall.I commercial fertilizers. The mechanical within an hour of New York, but FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH .

sowed my seed, the Boston Mar-, effect of retaining moisture, and the now yield fortunes annually. TUB

ket variety, August 27th, in a very proper and thorough distribution of Before the possibilities of Florida Florida Central and PeninsularNEW

rich, deep, mellow bed framed with the plant roots is observable by every soil are fully demonstrated, the Floridacow
boards for the reception of sash as in intelligent, farmer and fruit grower. will THROUGH ROUTES.
give place to Jersey, or New York to Jacksonville
', a winter hot-bed. I would advise the Here you have it in verse. Let the Holstein, or some other breed it will New :Florida! Pennsylvania R. B.'to,Washington by-
novice to begin in July, then. he will children commit it to memory and feed railroad and Southern .Railway to
pay to transportationwill Northern Columbia, Florida Central &
have time to get a stand,if he loses they will be better farmers than their be adjusted by a fair division be- Air Line. Peninsular to all principal
his plants the first time. They were fathers. It is from the Rural New and the J points in Florida.
tween grower transportation Cincinnati Jacksonville by
scattered evenly over the surface, Yorker : and Florida will 'be a f fair ,Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga -
which had been raked very smooth, We've made a great chatter o'er organic and land and } Southern R'y'to Ever-
happy not so far away as it Florida ette, Florida Central &'Penin-
but not packed; then I sprayed them matter I If humus into the Limited. sular to all Important Florida
now seems. we get :
thoroughly and covered them with And how it behaves in the soil; points.
soil the other articles will in time' ,be' Kansas Fort
It holds back the water and makeR the Kansas City Scott &
gunny sacks, which I also wetted. drought shorter, removed, and the occupation of, Wm.; andJacksonville Memphis R.R.to Kansas Cit ,
} Southern
Birmingham R'y
Then I put my sash on, which createda And thus recompenses your toil. P. Neeld will be gone and his,lamentations Thro Line to Everette,. Fla. Central &
heat inside that fairly made the It fills up the places between the small;: turned into doxologies. ; Peninsular to all Fla. points.
ground steam. I lifted up the sacks faces i > I Louis to Jacksonville by

,every day and looked underneath, Of particles down in the,earth; Thomas Dixon : Racing men say! Holly Sp'gs 1St. Short Central Line to to Holly Du Quoin Sp'gs,,

,then laid them back and wetted them Capillary To show forces to the go farmer working their like worth.horses,: that they are going to improve the: Route. City to,Birmingham Memphis &,Sou.Birmingham -

again.It Then make your soil grow fatter with or- breed of horses. At the same time, J R'y to Everette and,F.-C.& P.

usually takes weeks to make celery ganic matter, they are going to degenerate the breedof sonville.Sioux City:Ill.& Chicago Cent to to'Jack Holly

seeds sprout, but in three days I And capture the life-giving drink; men." ; Holly Route.New Sp'gs. }Sp'gs K, O. M.. & B. tp Birntingham -
could that seeds Fill up the air spaces and you can make --.-.'a Sou. R'y to"Ever-
see my were germi- faces Butter and cheese making is takingthe ette and the F. C-&P.
I then took the sacks off and '
nating. Louis'llle Nash'ille to River
At half of your troubles, I think. place of wheat growing on impoverished Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
spread them on top ot the sash to makeit And inside your skull, sir, unless I am lands in the Northwest.: To }route 'with through' sleepersJaokso'ville
dark inside, still looking at and dull, sir, between New Orleans and
Will of readers' .
some give us a Jacksonville.The
spraying the plants every' day1. Aftera There's much the same trouble pre- '
vails.Twothirds. contribution on the probabilities of F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track in
day or two I raised the sash few '
a Florida running through the
of schemes sir noth- success in cheese making in the South?
your are ,
I Tobacco ,
inches on the side and the Jtemons s '
,: upper as ing but dreams, sir, In the olden time the farmers' wives Stock'fanning and Dairy Section,
plants soon began to grow leaning to. I And that's why you always win made butter in and Peach and'Strawberry Lands,
spring early summer
:ward this small allowance of light, I "tails." Orange, Banana and Pineapple Country,
and during the heated term made Phosphate
,raised the sash more and more. Your ,head's out of kilter-it's not a good Has the Silver Spring and '
filter l cheese. Other fine Scenery.*
As the next step toward hardeningthem
The Great Hunting Country.
There's too much air there .and
I took the sacks off the sash space Reaches the Noted fishing Grounds.
hence, Has the best lands for tillage, greatest vari-
entirely, replacing them with one and In order to win, sir,you'd better plow in, You ety of soils in the State,and above all '
:one-half'inch slats laid with one andonehalf sir, "Run's over the Central Rldgreland.
inch between them The humus of experience. Can Get Where It Is High and Healthy.
; spaces Prosperous towns fill its route and.it otters
.but still keeping the sash on, raised a There is time yet to make a big Ferry's Seeds at your dealers the best freight'facilities for any produce to
crop as fresh and fertile as though the Northern markets. Send for the popular
:little all around. of humus, either with beggar weed, you got them direct from Ferry's< song=

Next, I removed the slats; lastly, cow peas, crab grass, weeds, almost SeedFarms.FERRYS+ "MV FLORIDA HOME."
{ :the sash. From the time the seeds I anything that wiil Have with its'spirited words and beautiful music
grow. '
you descriptive of an actual'Florida Home, and
sprouted until I took everything off, not pond, swamp, bayhead, where which is gotten up in elegant stylo-Six pagesof
exposing them, to the full of the full sized best music containing,also
light there is the accumulation of humusfor are known and planted every" a picture of a home in Florida and' hunting:
sun, it was about two weeks.I ages? If not more than a mile where, and are always the scene. It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents (in,
best. Ferry's Seed Aiinnal stamps,to pay expense of distribution.)
now had a beautiful stand of from where you want it, get it out and for 1895 tells all about Send also for the best map of Florida (sen
thrifty plants, but I found that the in- let it ripen for three or six months, them. Free.D. free) and note the towns on, its route.A.O.MAODONELLG.P.A. ,
M. Ferry" Co.DetroltMICh. .
sects were preying on them. To meet work it over, chop it up, and work into Jacksonville,Fla.

these pests I prepared a strong decoction the sand, and you will soon'have some -
of tobacco and sprinkled it over land that looks like dirt and is dirt. The,Fla. ,Cent. & Peninsular R, :R.

them ; this checkmated them com Keep all the stock you can grow feed Offers to ShippersThe

pletely.To for, and get their manure into the-soil FraudBtRsFruitWrappers. :''Shortest and Quickest Route, I

make the plants grow stocky, before it is lost by evaporation. Every BETWEEN

I occasionally snipped off two or three drop of urine from cattle, horses or NO MORE CHEATING. FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN.

inches of the tops of them with shears.As the house should be carefully securedfor Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may THE EAST AND WEST.' .

an experiment I potted a thousandof plant food. An acre of ground now know that they get an honest ream With is Improved better ,equipped Ventilated than Cars ever, this ever com-, to
them, and it gave them a great advantage will keep a cow. A cow will fertilizean of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 sheetsto handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops, and

when they. came to be set out, :: acre of ground. Ten acres can be ream as some unscrupulous dealers insure to all Easteru close connections and Western and Markets.prompt despatch'

though this would be rather tedious made to keep a dairy of 10 cows, and supply.'"FAIR Through, oars to destination with-

for field culture. the cows will make a gold mine of the OUR AND SQUARE"Printed out change or delay., '
They were set out November farm and that Wrappers are put})in packagesof Perishable froight followed by wire and
14. very quickly if the farmis 1000 each and each is shippers advised time passing various Juno-
My land is.a good class of flatwoodsI near''' a town or hotel where there is numbered in, Wrapper tion points and arrival at destination.All .
printing, consecutively claims for overcharges and loss promptly
( do not like the black muck land so ready market for butter at 30, to 40 from 1 to 1000. No one can adjusted.

well), with a clay subsoil two feet or cents a pound, for milk at 10 cents a HONESTLY BEATour See' that' your goods are marked'

so below the surface. Furrows were quart, for buttermilk (or, skim-milk at 5' prices. Send for sampler and prices via'For F.information C. & P, R.call R.on or'address. the undersigned

run out ten inches deep, two or three cents a quart. Feed the soil with hu t

inches of good barnyard compost was mus, whether it be with manure, or THE JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO. 0.W.E.B.TAYLOR TUOKER,Trav.Gen.A'gt A'g'l,Ooala Orlando,Fla., Fla.

strewn along the bottom and covered muck, or pea vines, or any other veg JERSEY CITY, N. J. ,I P.W.'M.R.HOLDEN FULLER,,Trav.Trav.A'gt Agt.!: Leesburg Fla"

with about the same depth of soil, etable matter. N. B.-We do not deal in unprinted Or N.S. PENNINGTON, Traffic Manager,
leaving the furrows about five There is Jacksonville,Fla.
finally that
a strong probability wrappers. W, H. PLEASANTS, General Frelght'Agt 1



. 1895. Tflfi!: FLOfclDA FARMflR AND Flult't-attoWgR. 429
WEATHER AND CROPS. but progressing very satisfactorily.Rice e J

has taken a good "start in St.

JACKSONVILLE, 'FLA., July 2, 1895. Johns county, and orange trees havea d Exhausted

WEATHER CONDITIONS. fine color. BaKer county reports a Soilsare
splendid corn crop assured, also that

Tempera- Preclpil. Sun- cotton is doing well,but a rainy season are made to produce larger and better crops by the
ture' tion shine. would prove disastrous. .
of Fertilizers rich' in Potash.'
DISTRICT -NorCur-. .Nor- -Cur- Central District-Perfect conditionsof S use : .

. mal rent mal I rent. ror Week both moisture and heat, the former, Write for our Farmers' Guide," a 142-page illustrated book. It JV \

I however, not distributed to the best is brim full of useful information for farmers. It will be sent free, and J
western... 81 81 1.47 0 33 ...
.CIS:1;: advantage. Rainfall has been excess- ,. will make and save you money. Address, If.r
'.Northern'. 82 82 1.41 1.54 ive along the eastern borders of the
g \ GERMAN KALI WORKS, 93'Nassau Street,New York. "
Central.... 81 81 2.00 2.03 e a& district, although no complaints of
, aSouthern. & damage have reached the central office; -
82 82 1.09 0.4 :
on the contrary, reports from all coun-
ties give evidence of extreme satisfac- JOHN L. MARVIN,

CROP CONDITIONS. tion. High land rice coming up nicely: H. T. BAYA,President. THOS. CONRAD,
The temperature conditions have in Lake county. Pea vines taking on, Cashier. Assistant Cashier.
been about normal for the State, new growth. Potato vines being set: CAPITAL $100,000.
and' likewise rainfall over the North- out. Hay doing well. Orange and

ern' and'Central districts. While a Hillsborough counties show that or- THE MERCHANJS'NATIUNAL' BANK
sharp deficiency; in moisture appears ange trees are not doing well. ,

over the Western district, the Hog cholera has assumed a, malig-. JACKSONVILLE
deficit, does not' indicate a need of nant form in Columbia county. Plumsand FLORIDA,

,rain,.for this territory had an excess' grapes numerous. Excellent crop espeetfully solicits'your Deposits, Collections and G netfa

during the preceding, week, and less of the latter. Corn and cowpeas ex Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .

fain, with hot, sunny days were nec-, cellent. Cane growing well, but the -

essary to,put crops,in a proper state of' crop is small. Fodder is good-now, INVITED.
cultivation. The general tenor of reports -' being "pulled." Figs and bananas' DIHEO'rOHS.
from 'all districts are, as a'whole, show satisfactory growth. Pea vines John, L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin,
H. T. Baya, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald,
satisfactory, and all things point to a: being cut in Volusia '
county. Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson,
'bountiful supply of the staple products<;> Southern District.-Normal temper- Or H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldsro.
of the State. Well distributed showers ature and a marked deficiency in

and' in.many cases heavy rains, moisture obtained over the district.
were'well,.distributed over a large section More than the normal amount of..rain SAVINGS AND] TRUST BANK

,of the:'State, and, as',many'advices' fell, but the distribution was not uni-
indicate, just in time to save a large' form. The abundance of sunshinewas OF FLORIDA,

acreage ,of corn from serious conse- favorable for maturing corn. Un- JACKSONVILLE.

quences. usually large acreage of sweet potatoes: CAPITAL, $50,000''.
Western District-Over sections of. being planted. Pineapple fields yield-
H. ROBINSON, President. W. J. HARKISHE1MER, Vice-Pres.
the, District showers fell during the ing large number of "suckers," which WM RATVXINSON, Cashier,
early and latter part of the week, but''i' 'are'being planted. Orang.trees progressing -

: more' sunshine'prevailed than during'the favorably over southern sec- DIRECTORS : .

previous week, resulting in material -, tion of, the district. Some sprouts 'are H. ROBINSON, J. HILDEBRANDT, P. E. McMURRAY,
good to all crops. Farmers re- five feet high Sorghum doing well. W.J. HARKISHEIMER, PHILIP WALTER, R. H. LIGGETT,
sumed work where too much rain had
caused.a suspension in farming opera SUMMARY BY COUNTIES. Collections made on all points Florida,and Remitted for on day of Pay-
ment. Active and Savings Accounts Solicited. Interest Paid on
tions, consequently: corn, cotton, Western District: Savings.
cane, potatoes.and other products of '....
the'district show satisfactory advance Escambia-With but little rain, theweekk

ment., Escambia county reports that: : ; has, been fine for gardeners to FLORIDA, FRUIT EXCHANGE.
the LeConte pear trees''are so full of, gather, and.market crops.-McMillan.\

fruit that,it is necessary, in:, many instances -, Madison-Corn, cotton, pindersand .
,.to give support to the branches.. peas in fine condition. Corn good An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing. Florida Fruit to the
CAPITAL $300 000.
best advantage.-AUTHORIZED
Same advices''show that the Hdie:back" but.crop small.DeLaughter.. BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
gives evidence of little or,no progress. Madison-Dry and hot. Good order.' Write for price list and terms.
.Over'the northern' sections of the growing weather. Crops looking well. GEO..>R. FAIRBANKSt.President., -T-:OFFICERS :-D. GREENLEAF! Vice-President.
district.peaches and melons plentiful.! Corn and cotton in' fine condition. ALBERT M. IVES! ,Gen'l Mgr. and Treas. M. P. TURNER, Secretary. ,
: DIRECTORS--Geo.: R. Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E.G. Hill, Bradford Co.: Dr. E. E. Pratt
Pea sowing' is quite common,, and, Lammons. Hillsboro Co.: John Fabyan, Lake Co.: Hy Crutcher Orange Co.; D. Greenieaf. Duval Co.;
there ,has'''been but little cessation in'' Escambia-A fine week. Magnificent J. D. Mead; Duval Co.; A. Brady, Brevard Co.; P. d. Sampson, Marion Co. ; C. V. Hillyer,
Marion Co.; John M. Bryan, Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. S. Moreman St.
potato planting. Corn is "laid by", weather for grass killing and gen Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, Volusia Co.; Irving Keck,Polk Co.
work; for Address'all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla Stencils,
eral out-door Prospect
andfairly matured over some sections ; with full packing and shipping,instructions furnished on application.
I ; Cane'' is good in Madison heavy crops of LeConte pears. Melons -

I. County, but crop is reported small. late, owing to June rams.-' Trim JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
Eggplants being shipped in larger I mer. ,

quantities exha,ustless.and other vegetables almost Northern District: Grocers and Commission' MerchantsDEALERS

,Northern DistrictTemperature Suwannee-Pinders, cane, sweet

I normal, with a.slight excess'of moisture potatoes and cotton, doing well. Corn

,. ,, confined largely to the central not so good in places. Peaches and I Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,
and northern counties of the district. I pears doing very well.-Black.

Many counties had showers, ily, but' Alachua-Sufficient rain for corn Cigars, Tobacco, Etc. .

'the only one, complaining of too much and a fair crop assured. Sweet potato
work Melons abundant iaoicson..v-ille: : E loric1.a.
rain was Washington, where farm planting progressing.
was suspended several},days.:; One cor- ,-Andruss.
Week good for all PRICE-LIST OF WHISKIES:
respondent s,that peaches are decaying Nassau- very
also that the', Early corn is as good as made, MANONGAHELA RYE....................$I 50 1 CABINET BOURBON.... .............. ..$6 oo
the season -
on trees; crops. .............................
PARKER.................. ..... ........... 175 ] MARTIN RYE 300
has been too wet for the best inter- and will be a good crop.-Jacques. ORANGE VALLEY............ ............. :a 00 VIRGINIA GLADES.............,............ 400
week. A splendidcorn SPRING VALLEY...,..... ................. 2 50 OLD BOURBON.."................... ..... 500
est'of'crops. Pears are doing nicelyover Baker-Rainy BALTIMORE CORN ....................... 3 oo KENTUCKY SOUR MASH.................:.500
the district and, indica- crop assured. Cotton doing NORTIICAROLINACORN... ............. :3 50 OLD BAKER......... ...............,.."...500
well. few trees puttingout. CLIFTON CLUB............. ............. 3 00 MONTROSE VELVET RYE,..,.,.............'6 00
tions are for a large crop. Very orange
"Pin and Fruit doing well.-Reed. JUGS EXTRA: One gallon 250; two gallon, '500; three gallon, 75C. Remit by pgst-office
ers, cane sweet potatoes crop Remit order.A .
order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C O. D. with
corn are doing well, though, the latter, St; Johns-Fine rains and a good complete price-list of Groceries, and Wine List; sent free on application I

over some sections, .is' not up to the week for crops. Sweet potato crop JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
standard. Cotton is reported small, about planted. Rice has taken a ,

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When the South Will Be Prosperous. OENT- -JYOBD" COLUMN.

"The South will become prosperousand
RATES.-Twenty words, name and address
BEWARE tJ e financially independent when our one week 25 cents; three weeks 50 cents. Noth-
of imitation farmers shall determine to become ing taken for less than 25 cents.
Insist Advertisements for this column MUST be pre-
on .
trade marks self-sustaining. When they shall raise paid.Send.

and labels. their own food and forage cotton no stamps larger than two cents.

Initials and figures count as one word.
will no longer be the football of

unscrupulous and selfish speculation.It P INEAPPLE baka, Charlotte PLANTS-Rothchilds Smooth. Cayeune.-Variegated Ab-

WAft)) HAt\t\EK(\ SODA will command a remunerative pricein Jamaica Smooth Cayenne Ripley. Golden Orlando Queen Grape and Ilipley Fruit Queen Co.,,

the markets of the world.-Au. C. S. Van & Houten, Orlando, Fla. 736-3.

gusta (Ga.) Chronicle.To FLORIDA Budding Wood for sale. I can sup-
.tDHAaj ply most of the leading and popular varie-
the farmer who raises his own ties ot Budding Wood. Write for prices, statingthe
in packages ,varieties and quantities desired. W.. K.
.,. feed and feed for his stock, if his farmis Trimble Braidentown, Manatee Co.,Fla.

.; well stocked, it will make little dif- 7-6-5.

.. ference to him whether there is PLANTS for sale.
Costs than inferior soda- a high STRAWBERRY 300,000
no more package Newnansat$2 a thousand.A .
protective tariff or free trade; whetherthe liberal 'discount for large orders. W. H.
the flour soft and is uni.
never spoils keeps Fla.
miners of silver succeed in secur- Kemp Lawtey, 6-29-3

versally acknowledged purest in the world. ing the free coinage of silver at 16 toi SPHAGNUM MOSS in bales or carload lots at
> prices. T. K. Godbey, Waldo,
or gold monometalism wins the day ; '
Fla. 6-29-21
Made only by CHURCH & CO., New York.
or whether, as now, both gold and silver PLANTS Alaba Newnans
Sold by
grocers everywhere. Good strong, healthy plants,
are coinedand:, the cheaper metalis
Write for.Ann and Hammer Book of valuable Recipe*-FREE. $2.00 per icoo. Special rates on 5000 lots or over.
kept on a parity with gold. If Address Daveny & Kimbell, Lawtey Fla. 6-294
..................................... the farmer what he
eats and increases the of Florida grown. Perfect flowering -
Corn is fine. in diameter and as thin as a wafer stick Large size. Very prolific. Good shipper.
good start. Orangetrees ;
plant-food in his soil, he will be stor- $i.ooperioo. $5.00 per 1,000. Chubb & Ward
have fine color. Farmers gen- regularly over the top with a fork, placeon Winter,Park,Fl p., 6-29-4
riches where broken banks will
lightly greased pie tins and bake in a
well with their work.- ORANGE BUDS for sale in large I
erally up : very moderate oven till thoroughly done, not rob him. A, bank of sand is a FLORIDA Now ready. Warren Gaskill i

Boyer. without browning. These wafer-like biscuits good bank of deposit, if it is a depositof Candler, Fla. 6-29-4

Washington-Too wet to work in are exceedingly nice to serve with home-made It is safe rPILGHMAN'S CONDITION POWDERS will
make stock and fat. Given
cheese School. grow as a .
crops. Everything growing. Peaches or preserves.-Cooking and will bring good interest. The drench to stock that will not eat. Sample pack-
rotting on trees. Pears growing finely. Hamburg Cream.-Stir together the age by mail 35 cents. W.G. Tilghman, Palatka,
rind and juice of two large lemons and larger the deposit, the better rate percent Fla. 6-29-20

-Danby. one cup of sugar, add the well beaten, you will collect in paying crops. For Choice Properties

Central District yolks of eight eggs, put all in a tin pail, BARGAINS I which sacrifice.must On be the sold St.at Pe-a

set in a pot of boiling water, stir three Strawberry vines are said to be bene- tersburg sub-peninsula,

Polk-Sufficient rains for corn. Fod- minutes, take from the fire, add the well fitted chew of tobacco. That is the Sicily of Florida;at Orlando a situation unsurpassed -
by a
beaten whites of the and when in the State for its charming combination -
der and is serve
good being pulled. Figs
cold more than can be said of the benefitsto of orange groves and lakes ; and at Orange
in custard
and bananas growing.-Wade. glasses. Lake the heart of Florida's Citrus region.
Baked Indian Pudding.-Take 1 1-2 the small boy.STAHL'S. Address the Editor of this paper, Jacksonville,

Orange-Crops doing well. Fine cups milk, 1-2 cup water, put on to scald Florida. '
---- -
corn. Grapes going out by carloads. then add 1-2 cup Indian meal, salt, 1-3 WANTED. buy Grapes, White and Black.

Other crops in good con ition.- cup molasses cinnamon, butter, 1-2 cup B. LaMontagne Wine, Winter made Park.on shares.. AddressJ. it
cold milk. Put in covered dish and bake EXCELSIOR
Rice. 19 HO Hall Safe for only $35.00; Good
Lake-Corn and slowly for three hours. Serve with'' \, $14 cJ.U U as new and in perfect order. Ad-'
cowpeas tomatoes cream. Ih". Spraying Outfits dress Robert G. Bidwell, Box 142, Orlando, Fla.
growing finely and large crops are Egg and Cheese Salad-Slice a dozen '1'.:..it'; vent kill Insects leaf blight pre- 6-233 '

promised. Cane growing nicely, but hard-boiled eggs, and put a layer of eggs ':I and wormy fruit. ,W E CAN SPARE some, excellent budwood. ,
; Mostly Nonpareil Homosassa Magnum
x :'fi:f a heavy
is scarce.Rosenberg.ColumbiaFine in tho dish. Grate on a thick coveringof ,'- of all. Bonum an Stark Ii! Seedless. Perhaps other varieties -
season for corn and cheese, and another layer of eggs, alternating ',r'y e fruit and' later on. Price, $t.co per zoo post paid.
Supply limited. Address A. L. Duncan Superintendent -
with the cheese till the
sweet potato planting. Hog cholera eggs are ThousandsIn Milwaukee Groves and Nurseries.,
used Sprinkle over the top few ,
up. a Dunedin, Fla. 6-22-2
,reported to be bad in northern
very capers of fine chopped pickles. Pour In use. VELVET Beans 5 cents a dozen, if self-ad-
part of county.-Knight. over it Mayonnaise sauce and again Send 6 cts. envelope is sent to me. Moccasin
Polk-Crops doing fairly well cover with grated cheese. Serve with { [? i for catal'gand ; pattern for hou e wear, and Ladies Home
Journal stocking pattern, 5 cents each. M G.
though the season so far, has been' lettuce leaves.Chicken '.'1JIi'I: :1 "' 'I treatise on, Mills St. Thomas, Fla. _' 6-8-tf,

dry.-Porter. Croquettes-One coffee cup of j ;I;_ spraying. GENUINE Nunan, Bessie and Alabama Straw-
cold chicken, either boiled or roasted, C9rculariJre&Addreas $3.00 per 1.000. Cherokee. $10
Eustis-Good rains, but local in and chopped very fine. A piece of butter WILLIAM 8TAIIL, QUINOY, ILL Box 1,000. Julius. Schnadelbach & Sons, Lock
Grand Bay, Ala. 6
some localities. Corn being gathered; the size of a. walnut melted, into which 4 1-4

stir of flour dissolved IRRIGATED GROVE 100 acres. to years set
quantity quality impaired by dry one heaping teaspoonful -
: So in other fruit trees, etc.
weather.Morgory. in tablespoonfuls of milk. CALIFORNIA BUDWOOD\\ For sale at a sacrifice. Address "14'," The Palms,
When this iswell, cooked add a beaten Lane Park Lake County. Pla 4 27-9m:

Southern District.BrevardFine eggand stir the mixture into the chopped PLANT STRAWBERRIES The Strawberry .
chicken. Add salt and pepper to taste. will be greatly over done next year
crop of berries. Sor- and only those who plant under the best condi-
When make into and IN ANY
copl shapes dip in QUANTITY.
tions will make a profit. Lawtey berries are
ghum doing well. Sweet potatoes cracker crumbs, frying quickly in hot quoted in the New York Price Current this
being planted. Shipping Porto Rico lard. week.35 to 45 cents; from all other parts of the
State, 25 to 35 cents. Lands for sale; or rent at
pineapples. Common pines growing. strawberry pine- reasonable rates. n. G. Hill. Lawtey,Fla.
-Nesbitt. apple makes a delicious pie. Peel and cut V4-tf)

DeSoto-Heat intense. Weather in small bits a good-sized strawberry pine- IF ANY ONE who has been benefited by, the
apple. Cook it thoroughly until it'is a of Dr William's Pink Pills will write to
rainless, yet favorable for maturingcorn. soft marmalade, adding sugar enough to ORANGE.MAJORCA THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, they will receive -

Pineapple "suckers" becoming sweeten it well. Then stir in an even interest information to them. that will be of much value and

plentiful and being planted. Orangetrees teaspoonful of corn starch mixed. to a MEDITERRANEAN SWEETS.WASHINGTON LIGHT BRAHMA D. B. I'lymouth'Rock and

growing rapidly.-Thacher. paste with ,a little water. NAVEL.ST. Turkey Eggs for hatching, jx.oo doz-
Add the grated yellow rind of half a MICHAEL, en to suit the times. C Gomperts, Lady Lake,
Manatee-Corn has done well.
Florida. 2-16
lemon. tin
Line with
a plate pastry pour MALTA BLOOD
Thousands of of left Orange and Lemon Trees and B t.d-
crates tomatoes : in the pineapple' and set the pie in the RUBY BLOOD. CHOICE for sale. Address, I. H. Cammack
in the field. Orange sprouts showing oven'to bake for about half an hour. Beat TANGERINE. Whittier, California. 3-i6-tf.

the whites of three to stiff froth.
rapid growth.-Courter. eggs ;:
TO MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing like
I Lee-Nothing suffering. All Add three' even tablespoonfuls of pow- Bowker's Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Flor-
crops dered sugar and the juice of half a lemon. ida last year. Hundreds of testimonials: For

doing well.-Gardner. Spread this meringue over the pie roughly LEMON. particulars io-i3-tf write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla.

A.J. MITCHELL, Observer ; a smooth meringue is not a success.

Weather Bureau Director. Dredge the meringue with a little pow. EUREKA, LISBON, prove Agent's it or profits pay per forfeit.month.New Will Ar-

I dered sugar, and set it in a cool oven for VILLA FRANCA. S 5 2 5 ticles just out. A $1.50 sample

Useful Recipes. about fifteen minutes, when it should be and terms free. Try us. CHIDES-
TER & SON, 28 Bond St.,N. Y.
colored a delicate straw color. If the
Virginia Wafers.-Powder two ouncesof PER: SALE for cash,time or tlade,orange groves,
oven i is too ]hot open the door, slightly and PI2ICI3e $3 1,000. FOR
lard into of flour add lands. E. RUMLEY Keuka
one quart one and timber ,
let it cook in this It is essential
salt and stir in sufficient way. CASH WITH ORDER. Fla. 3-U-i6t
teaspoon gradually ,
that it should cook slowly. Serve the pie
milk, about one-half pint, to make a' World FOR EXCHANGE-Summer and winter hotel
cold. Grocery
soft dough. Work,and kneed this dough North Carolina mountains. Owner must
ARTHUR S. AUCHINCLOSS, live in Florida. Wants good orange grove. W.
continuously for 15 minutes. It must be Box 355, B. Clarkson, Jacksonville, Fla. 9-i5-tf .', ,
soft and full of blisters. Pull off a piece JAMAICA SORREL Plants,
Six'WrSThirteen +
25th. REDLANDS. CAL. deal on wire netting., Prices cut in \ .f
about the size of a small egg and roll it I' for 50 cents. Postfree. Reasoner Bros., Reference. ANEW. We pay freight. Write for our latest ,",.Jt! \
out into a cake about six or seven inches Oneco, Fla. 6-15-2 i First National Bank, Redland. price-list. E. W Amsden, Ormond, Fla. tf '


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Kansas City. ... ... ................ .............. ....... ..... .....Tuesday, July 9, 700p.m. .
City of Augusta .. ... ..... .. ........ .... .... .. ..... .... .... ..Friday, July 12, 9.ooa.m.
City'of Birmingham ......... ..........;. ............ ...............Sunday, July 14 ic.ooa..m.
I I' Nacoochee ............. ............................. ... ...... .......Tuesday, July 16, 12 00 noon
Kansas City' ..... ....... ................ ........ .... ..... ............ Friday 'July 19, 3.ooP. m. For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on
I City of Augusta.... :.....'...... ............... ... .......... ..... 'Sunday July 21, 400 a. m. the St. Johns River. .
City of Birmingham ...... ... .... .... ...... ...... .......... ...Tuesday, July 23 8 ooa m.Naeoocllee. ._
.,...... ........ ........ .......;.......... .....;:...:.........Friday, July:26; 8.30.a..m. -- ,-
Kansas City.1'... ......... ........ .... ... .. ". "............:... .... Sunday. July 28, Io.3oa."m.": : .. *:
I H i City of Augusta..... ................:... .... .'.. .:...... ....... .. Tuesday, July 30 12.30 p.m.. :' :! ?
City.... .... ......... ..... .... ........ .......... ............ ....Thursday, June 27, 9.oo a. m. '
Chattahoochee.............. .. ..... .,.,.... .. ..... .... .,.. ..... .. .Tuesday, July 2, 2.oop.m. '"
Gate City........ ............ ............. .............. ............ ..... Sunday, July 7, 6.ooa.m. Capt. W. A. SHAW,
I City of Macon ........ ........................ ..... .. .............Thursday, July n, S.ooa. m.'
Chattahoochee.................. ... ............ .... .... .... ... .". ....Tuesday, July 16, 12.oonoon Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5:00: p. m.,
Gate .. Sunday, July 21, 4.ooa.m. and returning leave Sanford Mondays, and Thursdays at 5) a. m.
City of Macon July 25,' 8.ooa.m.
Chattahoochee .. ..'....' ..'.. .. .. .... .... ...Tuesday, July 30 12.30 p. m. .

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&:,. ; .............. ..... ..Monday, July 22, 5.30 p. m. D. C. MINK. General Freight Agent. 12 to. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia Pa.
THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Giecu, New York. '
THESE PALACE STEAMERS F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
JOHN L. HOWARD Florida Freight Agent, foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville, Fla. .
Connect at Savannah. with Central Railroad of Georgia Savannah. Florida: & Western Railway J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville. Fla.WM. .
Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad. .
Through Bills of fading, Tickets, and Baggage Checks to all points North and Hast. See your P. CLYDE & CO. Gen'l
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J. P. BECKWITH, G. F. & P. Agent New Pier 35 N. R., New York.
R. I,. WALKER) Agent, C. G.ANDERSON, Agent, 1/3 South Delaware Avenue Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Green New York.
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RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Lewis' Wharf, BostonW.
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