Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00338
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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: July 13, 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: UF00055765:00338
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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' 20, 1895. Whole No. 1380 NK1VSEKIES:
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58 & 60 WEST' MARKET ST. 119 A 123 MICHIGAN ST.,
f BUFFALO., N. Y. *
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 Hear of 26 West Bay St., on river front, midway bet. Main and Laura Sts.
Correspondence invited and stencils furnished on application Reliable agents wanted at
all principal shipping points, Send for Pocket Memoranda look. .

First' National Bank of Jacksonville, Fla 0 Bank Commerce, Buffalo, N.",Y. Dun's and Brad- ORANGE GROWERS, CALIFORNIA
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o exceedingly large Stock of Desirable Plants, mostly pot-growntoare 0 Safe Arrival and Satisfaction Guaranteed.
best set during Summer. We have every thing of value you may need I am able to supply you with Orange and Le non .' < -
-r I tlc bud wood of standard varieties, such asIFAJIT'S V A R I ETI ES : Homosassa" ,Jaffa, Danc'y .
00 0" 0A7CIOWPI.ICZS.0000. TARD1FJ.\ Tangerine. Hart's TardifF, (Valencia Late), St. II
MAJORCA, Michael Ruby," and Malta Bloods W. Navel, "
., Special'attention called to Tropical and Settli Tropical Fruits,Camphor, RU11Y. Med. Sweet. SATSUMA, Mandarin, Magnum .
+v p Cinnamon, Sisal Hemp, Palms, Surinam Cherry, Grevillas,' Ornamental JAFFA.SANFORD'S Bonum and Malta Oval Oranges.
Trees, Shrubs, Vines, Aquatics, etc, etc, Everything for Florida. *
Special low rates for quantities. Catalogue free.It.EASONER. MEDITERRANEAN, .Orders Must be for 500 or More Each of

,BROS., 011 ceo, Fla. MAT.TA.IHjOOD.MED. SWEET., Last Two Varieties.

ST. MICirAETj, Tne true isbonIemon, Villa Franca, Eureka ;
An Immense stock of DANCV TANGERINE, Royal Messina,Belair Premium, Overbearing -
CHINA MANDARIN, Etc, ,and Imported Sicily Lemons.A .

W E H A V E Camphors HEALTHY, Palms POT-GROWN, Gardenias Guavas, Olea, Fragrans Eugenias,, At the following prices; few Pomelo JJtuls, $1 per 100, $4.t0per ,

Magnolia Fuscata,. and thousands of other 1000, $5.00; 3000 $12.00; 6000 $20.00. 1OOO; $10 per 3,000, $2O per

desirable plants, trees and shrubs adapted to all parts of Florida. Write CASH WITH ORDER. 7,000. CASH WITH OllDllIl.Can : .

for our prices. In Demons. Lisbon, Villa Franca, ljureka-at Give Best of Reference Both in
P. J. JBERCIOIANSFRUITIANI same prices. California and Florida.
NURSERIES Georgia. Buds delivered without further cost to you and
> Augusta,
guaranteed to arrive in fine order. Orders
booked now for June delivery. Address,


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Packet 10 cents;ounce 15 cents; pound$1.50 postpaid. Reference.-Orange Growers' Bank, Riverside, Whittier, California, t
PEARL MILLET. Pound 35 cents;4 pounds$1.25 post paid. 10 pound lots or above by ex- Cal. Florida reference given if wanted. [Cut this out for Reference.] \
press or freight not prepaid 20cents per pound.
KAFFIR CORN AND BRANCHING SORGHUM. Pound 30 cents; 4 pounds; $r.oo postpaid; ,
10 pound lots or above tot, prepaid, 15 cents per pound. 'J.'I-I :.
EARLY ORANGE AND EARLY AMBER SORGHUM. Pound 25 cents; 4 pounds 90 cents .y
postpaid 10 pound lots or above not prepaid 12 cents per pound. 100,000Dozen :
SPANISH PEANUTS. Pound, postpaid, 30 cents; Neck 75.centsj;bushel, $J.sp, not prepaid. EMERSON 1/flRiBLE/

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SATS UMA! TR I ED LIAT A FOR SALE. for Is absolutely and Saw cheap.Mills perfect.has Very lately quick Simple been, sensitive improved, durable and- t i 1:,I:

(l,.L. .L nbcr II new l.Laloguu lvr I84.'s.rlcoulHlll: ycatb': expuriuuce: with the eany,prouucuvo and hardy oatbuma orange,
and the vigorous: Citrus trifoliata,which, without protection stands the winters,as far north as washington,uninjured.) GIG BACK MOTION. !'

Variable to any extent and in a great measure '
iu variety,on bom ,t tohat a stocks. 300 Florida and Lower South,including figs, varies automatically. The easiest and fafet of
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Ci1E5 U SrPE. e If i ,. Can 1)6) Put on any Mill in a }Few (Hours.We .
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been a leading feature of the business for thirteen years,and has amply repaid the outlay the information afforded Guided p-
bvresults obtained in our own rose pardens!,we have selected,and offer,as especially well adapted to the climate of this region. will gladly loan free of charge for thirty
days to all good mill men, or will give six weeksto
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artistic Illustrations results with leading\ sorts t latest practice and best methods culture management. Send to JOHN M. GRIFFIN,
O. Ii, TABER. Glen,St. Narpv Fla., for new edition (enlarccd and rewritten throughout)of the Cnta FLA. IRON, & WOOD WORKS,
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State News.Mr. The statement that this is the first allowed to remain unhindered they many of the older groves will have an
time Florida growers have undertaken will soon cover the whole lake. In abundance of bearing growth.-Bar-

extensively the growing of melons is one town in the State a few were put tow Courier.

W. B. Van Houten, of the Or- untrue. The melon-growing industry :. in a lake, and in about a year it be- Our orange and lemon trees are

lando Grape Fruit Company, beganhis was, years ago, a source of great came evident' that unless somethingwas heavily laden with fruit, and bananas
pinery near Fairview in Decem- profit to the people of this section. done the lake would soon be a and guavas are growing thriftily. We

ber, 1891, importing his plants from But the commission merchants and solid bed of hyacinths:; so an order have a fine young nursery of 1,000
the Azores. He completed his five- transportation companies finally con- was passed by the city council, and trees, less than two years old, that
acre shed of 55,000 plants of Smooth cluded to take the lion's share, and the plants, whole tons of them, were were not affected one particle-not
Cayennes in 1892. The recent cold killed the goose that laid the goldenegg. removed from the lake at consider- : even losing or coloring a leaf; and

cut his plants to the ground, destroying For this reason the melon businesswas able expense to the town.-Orlando about 1,500 little trees, less than one

many thousands of apples and tens abandoned by Alachua County Reporter.It year old, that were not harmed.-
of thousands of young plants. Out of farmers until the present year. With is certainly gratifying to notice Banana River item in Titusville Ad-

40,000 plants he had gathered and proper encouragement in the way of with what rapidity the orange trees vocate.
laid away to plant on his place at reasonable freight rates there is no are recovering from the effects of the By request, I will state that Mr. C.

Runnymede, Fla., he only saved reason why the melon industry shouldnot "late unpleasantness. In many in- T. Verbeke has orange trees here
.. about 10,000 plants. Of the old be made a source of profit to all stances south of Bartow, where the which have plenty of fruit and which :

plants that had fruited and those that concerned.-Gainesville Sun. trees have been trimmed of the dead never shed their leaves. Also Mr.

4;", were in fruit he lost about 2 5 per cent; One of the prettiest flowers knownis wood, it is hardly noticeable that they Ronald has a good many Tangerinesand
..r of the young plants more recently'setout the water hyacinth. Anyone who have ever been frosted. This is par- common oranges. Plenty of or-
he lost very few. He will be doubts the statement has only to go ticularly true of the old bearing groves ange trees here that never shed their
able, from the present prospect, to down to Lake Lucerne. Some of the from Arcadia south. And all around leaves during the freeze. P. H. Wit-
renew his entire plant by fall and bulbs were put in that lake months, Bartow and in the county at large so field of Georgiana has a fair crop of

/ have plants tor sale.-Orlando Re. or may be a year, ago. Now the lakeis rapid has been the growth that it is oranges.-Lotus item in Titusville
porter. almost margined with them, and if safe to say that in less than a year Advocate ,;


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- EAST, COAST NOTES-II. C. Matthams is the manager, with a bed of 400 Abbakas, of which every !.I selling for seventy-five cents and a dol-
total of 125 acres, of which 38 are plant fruited except five, and the fruits lar. His fruit has all carried well,
TJ Editorial Correspondence. planted.The were shipped this spring. By con except one small shipment. Chicagois
WINDELLA PLANTATION. Florida Pineapple Company :. trast, there were 4,500 Queens which his favorite market.
JI The first pineapple plantation visited have a greater variety of pines than were not shedded, and of these only NOTES.
fj..j was that owned by Mr. W. S. Clow, of anyone else in Florida, having set the about fifty per cent. yielded fruit this The men were employed in prepar-
'1.? Pittsburg, Pa., which is situated on the following varieties : Red Spanish, spring. ing a shipment of a few crates, iu top?
lake front, about a half-mile north of about 320,000 plants ; Egyptian The shedding not only prevents sun- ping a lot of culls to be ground up for
West Palm Beach. The cleared partis Queen 25,000, Porto Rico 12,000, burn in summer and chilling in winter, cider, and in putting into tubs some
an acre in width and runs back from Smooth Cayenne 4,000, Golden Queen but it conserves moisture and there= choice plants to be sent to the Atlanta
fhe lake seven acres in length, thus 1,000, Abbaka 1,200, Pernambuco fore equalizes the unequal distributionof Exposition.No .
comprising about 70,000 plants. The 200, White Antigua 800, Enville City rain, somewhat as a forest does, trouble is experienced in keep
length of it running east and west se- 200; also the following from Ceylon : and takes the place of irrigation to a ing a horse in good condition and com-
cures a good protection from the north Giant Kew 100, Ceylon Yellow 50, large extent. It also makes the fruits fort, except about six weeks or two
winds by the scrub, which is here of Mauritius 100, Long Fruited Ceylon larger and more mellow and juicy. months in. the horse fly season, and
almost forest height, denoting a good 50, Smooth Cayenne 100. The plan- Mr. Mattham considers either shed- then only in the day-time. He is not
soil. The plants are set 18x24 inches. tations of the Florida Pineapple Com- ding or irrigation necessary to the at used much during this time, but is j;
The forest protection and the vigor of pany are in the open, but the Palm tainment of the best results, and of the kept in a stall provided with a wire ':
the plants reduced the damage from Beach Pinery, under the same mana- two he would prefer shedding; and scaeen or blanketed. a
frost to a minimum; though the outputof ger, have seven acres.of the improved he believes that with this the '''addi Mr. Matthams complains of the unjust -
fruit was reduced considerable; yet varieties shedded. tional expense of an irrigating plant law which 'compels him to fence
shipping has been going on for several The lumber of these sheds has to would not be justified in the present 176 acres to protect his crops against
weeks.In be brought from the upper parts of stage of the industry. animal scrubs ranging in the forest
Mr..Clow's absence his manager, the State, sometimes it is brought CULTIVATION.Mr. scrub in search of the infinitessimal ,
Mr. W. F. Armstrong, kindly showedus down from Georgia, and this heightens Matthams plants in narrow amount of feed growing on a ridge of t
some of the points of interest, but the cost of the shedding, bringing beds, about six rows to the bed, even white sand. Cows and horses will eat !
,could not give crop statistics.In it up to about $500 an acre. There is in the doubly valuable space under pines with great relish. _
consequence of the weakening of plenty of good lumber made nearer, the sheds, and he gives excellent rea- Heavy scrub like this costs about -
the plants by the cold several of the but it would have to be shipped in sons for it. The pineapple plant has $75 or $80 an acre to grub and prepare ire
apples had been lopped part way over such a roundabout way that it is betterto comparatively few leaves and feels thoroughly for planting. There ie
by a storm the day before, and work- resort to the northern counties of the loss l or injury of one more than _a is good pineapple land, with a lakefront th
men were going around driving a stake the State. The posts are 3x3 inches, many-leaved one would. No ordinary only 2/ miles south of West y.
and the bottoms of them are treated laborer will between the Palm Beach, which can be bought re
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down by,each to support an upright go
position. The manager, when with carbolineum as a preservative; plants without twisting or destroyingsome now for $roo an acre. We were also hi
asked if this would pay, replied thatit the slats are 1x3 with three inch spaces leaves; 'and he therefore allowsno informed that land of this character, es
would with fancy varieties, as each between them. man to go among the plants until in one instance, within a mile of town, reur
apple would net from twenty to seven SAMPLE FRUITS.In the fruits are ready to pluck. All the unimproved, could be bought for the :h
ty-five cents, perhaps more. addition to,the above named, the cultivating and fertilizing are done above named 'price. Common plants
Mr. Clow has put in a windmilland Palm Beach pinery has the following from the path. cost $4 a thousand, and 10,000 are set )n '
We watched some men setting per acre. Improved varieties much ;rh
two large tanks, which furnish varieties: Black Jamaica, Prince Al
water for irrigation. The system bert, Lord Carrington, and Charlotte plants. They dug a considerablehole higher ae
adopted is that of revolving lawn Rothschild. As a part of the; gener- for each and in it placed a wad Mr. Wm. McAcree informs us that
sprinklers, one every twenty feet, each ous hospitality of Mr. and Mrs. Mat "turtle grass," a rich, rotted vege-: a decoction of tomato vines boiled in ieid|Ir-
of feet. thams enabled to test samples. table matter gathered on the beach, is
watering a space 400 square we were water a certain death to cabbageworms
This plant and the placing of it en- of the Pernambuco and the Smooth and covered it up, setting the sucker, and is harmless to the plant. e
tailed an expense of about $500 an Cayenne, besides the common, no over it. The butts of the suckers -Ft. :Meade Pebble. i in,
acre. The manager stated that Mr. others being ripe. The Smooth Cay- were carefully trimmed and scraped ; .4 >d
Clow has become so well satisfied of enne has broad dark-green leaves, before they were set. Only fourteen years a town, and De-
the benefits of shedding, both sum nearly free from spines (hence the The white scale and the red spiderare Land stands at the front of South er
mer and winter, that he will have the name); fruit large, slightly conical, yellow the principal parasitic enemies of Florida towns for shade trees and re
entire field covered, which will cost when ripe, weighing four to eight the pine so far. The white scale is not good roads. Let the good work goon icto
in the neighborhood of $500 an acre pounds (extreme weight, ten), tender quite as large as the turtle back louseof posterity will rejoice.-DeLand icid
more. The manager did not expressly fiber, aroma fine, flesh melting and the orange and it crawls about Record.
so state, but left the inference thatif delicious. We did not see the Per- freely. These parasites show their .
L. W. Pierce has fine orchard of )>
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the shedding had been constructedfirst nambuco on the plant. In physical
the fields, and the planter peaches of the peen-to variety, about re
the irrigating plant would not characteristics the fruit is much like among
must be the alert and them fifty trees that are doing finely and as
have been put in. the Smooth Cayenne, but with a more spray
from which he his first fruit h1
with some insecticide tobacco wateror gathered
The irrigation afforded some pro- vinous flavor and a flesh more melt-
tection against'the cold by renderingthe ing and juicy, yielding readily to the'spoon kerosene emulsion, as soon as June Sun.i.-Biscayne Bay item in Tropical le
plants large, vigorous and high- but less rich and creamy than noticed. The red spider collects on ese
colored, and it has enabled them to the above-a fruit with less character the butts of leaves, making it some- Nitrogen is the most expensive element is
than from than the finest selected specimens of what difficult to reach; the white scale
recover more rapidly others of plant food, and it would there'e.- '
the injury. It has-also increased the the common Red Spanish.: cuts holes in the epidermis on the fore prove exceedingly extravagant S-:! I'
yield perceptibly, so that this pineryhas The fruits grown in the open are under side of the leaves. to supply a commercial form of nitrogen ;-h
fruit somewhat undersized owing to the As to fertilizers, Mr. Matthams has
shipped more proportionatelythis to any family of plants comprising e
spring than others not irrigated.This effects of the cold weather, and be- not fully made up his mind yet what the legumes.
is the have allowed the He prefers. He has tried several of f .
a very plantation, : cause planters -*- I j
and we hope to visit it again some suckers to grow freely in order to sup. the recommended brands, but is still Manatee county sent sixty-eight bt
time and learn more complete par- ply the strong demand for plants., But experimenting. more scholars to school during the st ",
ticulars. those grown under cover are of first- RESULTS. school year just closed than during ie u
THE 'LARGEST PINERY rate size; Porto Ricos running from Mr. Matthams has been here only the one previous. The average attendance ;d
near West Palm Beach is composedof seven to nine to the half-crate; Egyp- since January 15, 1892, and is not yet : was better by twenty-nine. tile
two separate properties. The tian Queens, twenty-four; Abbakas, prepared to state results by way of The county teachers were paid better
Palm Beach Pinery is owned by twelve to sixteen.Mr. generalization. He is not at all discouraged by $568.65.-Braidentown Journal. Jl l
Messrs. Maddock & Matthamssituatedabout Mattham had only a half acre by the phenomenal cold of Si. .:11IV.
one and a quarter miles below' under cover before the freeze, and this last winter. He lost no plants worth Those who I have examined the groves h
town on the west shore of Lake Worth.It had been erected principally to shield mentioning, and the loss of fruit will : state that trees supposed to have been u
has seven acres on the river front the apples from the effects of the sun- be almost if not quite compensatedby I killed will come out, as the roots are .
and forty back, of which there is a shine. But its benefits as against the the sale of suckers, for' which alive to the collar of the tree, and y
total of twelve acres planted. Then cold were so obvious that this consti. there is a strong demand. His Porto though they have been slow in starting .g
there is the plantation of the Florida tutes another potent argument in favorof Ricos averaged him between fifty and the growth, when it comes, will
Pineapple Company of which Mr. G. shedding. Under the, shed was a sixty-.cents.apiece net, some of them'' be strong and sure.-Daytona Gazette.

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, RESUSCITATING THE ,ORANGE tops were gone, there would have to right, I always give my pocketbookthe statements in the papers, and I have j
f j GROVES. be another large expenditure for stak-- benefit of the doubt, and in .those heard them repeated here, about the h
J k ing and tying up,the sprouts ,to keep cases where the trees are in such a killing of the orange,trees by the cold ,,: ,
I How the Frozen Trees Should be the ,wind from blowing them down; condition that I am unable to determine of last winter. Now, I want to venture -
1 Treated.The as for the old,trunk and limbs stand- what they require, I just wait,'' the opinion that no orange trees .':'
ing there, they are not really hand- this is an easy thing to do, it is satisfactory have been killed; they have been cut
following discussion, which took place at some, not ornamental, but,if the bor- and is not an expensive lux- down; the question is how far,down
!,,; the Horticultural 8th annual Society meeting(Jacksonville of the Florida',May 7th' State,8th ers and the weather will cut into,them ury. In the present state of the Flo- have they been cut; but I don't.be.. ,.
and Qth 1895,)is published, by permission,in advance -- and wear them out ,in the course of a ridian's finances, that which is not ex- lieve there is a single tree in the,State
I:, of the the
by Society
the latter, B substantial volume report, full of up-to-; few years, they will work cheaperthan pensive harmonizes best with existing of Florida that is not sufficiently,aliveto
I.' date horticultural information, is now in preparation the from Africa andI conditions. old from if
I and will be sent free to any one remitting gentleman So far as my trees are sprout some point given a
j ; $i, as a membership fee, to A. H. Manville. am going'to let them do the job." concerned, I am just waiting to see chance. I have a grove that has been se-
I Secretary, Glen. St. Mary-----Fla. Lyman Phelps" Sometimes the what.the result will be. If they show verely cut by previous freezes, and I

i' G. L. Taber-Tuesday( evening, borers ,do,more than you ,want themto. vitality enough to put out shoots, rea- have twice been through this experience -
1'1 first session)'!! would like to hear from ." sonably large and vigorous, and get of bringing the trees up from
our'President, what he intends to do Mr. Adams-"No, sir, the dead foliage enough so they can assimilate the ground. Adventitious eyes must
1 1 with his orange grove." wood borer has never done any harmto I. food, I intend to feed them. As to my form in the live wood before
.' President Adams-"I don't know green wood for me. When the younger trees, trees four or five inchesin the trees can sprout and grow.
what is best, but I do know what I dead wood borer gets down to where diameter (and trees of all sizes on Light and air are essential to the
have done and shall do. The old, the wood is worth anything, he has lemon and sour orange stocks). AsI formation of such eyes. Where
large trees, trees from ten inches to gone as far as he is going, at least thisis stated at a previous session, the the trees are killed to the surface, or
two feet in diameter, that are on sweet my experience. He will work next day after the February freeze I below, the earth must be removed so
, stocks, I shall do nothing with, but down into the heart of a tree, some- telegraphed to California for grafts, that eyes can form. But, I do not
I t just wait until they show sufficient times, and you may think that, he is and I cut them down into the groundand believe there is a tree in the State so
;, convalesence to take food, when I where he will ,do injury,, but, in fact, grafted them, and they are now badly injured by the cold of last win-
,; will feed them. When I got up on the heart of the tree is of no use in growing nicely and before I get to be ter that it will not sprout from the
11 the morning of February 8 and saw the world, except to help it stand up ; an old man,I will have a bearing grove tap root if this is done. Where the
J| the mercury at 20 and the wind it adds nothing to the vitality,;vigor or again. I put in Washington Navels, collar or crown of the tree is killed
(f blowing a gale, I said to my folks, health of the tree, only: makes it'perhaps Ruby Bloods, Majorcas and Valencia unless the earth is removed, the tree
'that settles it; those trees are dead.' a little stronger, but, all persons Lates." very likely may not sprout from
!I I went to the telegraph office and familiar with mechanics know that the : A member.-"I would like to ask the axis (or tap root), and in this case"
sent to California for grafts. As hollow cylinder is almost as strong as I how you cut the trees down ?" if the tree sprouts at all it will be
soon as they arrived, I cut down the solid column. Mr. Adams- -The work was done from the,main lateral or brace roots,
1 (into the ground) all medium and ----- with axes." and, as these roots are no,longer con ,
(The foregoing discussion occurred at the close
small sized trees (six inches in diameter of the first session, (first day),the continuation of A Member-"How far below the nected, the crown being killed, each
j or less) on sweet stocks, and all this discussion session, which follows, took place at a surface were the trees cut?" sprout will be a separate tree, and ,a
subsequent ,at the
namely morning ses-
\ trees on lemon and sour orange sion of the third day.) Mr. Adams-"From one to three tree with roots all on one side,at that.I .
stocks without regard to size, and ----- inches below the surface.' All were am speaking of cases where the trees
inserted the grafts. With few Manville "A are killed very low, where the crown
very Secretary number of cut low enough to make sure perfectly
exceptions, all are growing, some the gentlemen in attendance desire to sound wood was reached. We at- is killed and there is no live wood >
i start slowly but most of them hear, about the condition connecting the laterals and the main
are more of the tempted at first to use a saw, but we
| vigorous. Yesterday (May 6,) I orange groves in different parts of the could not.cut them low' enough with root or axis. In such cases, if you'

!measured the best one I could find, State 0 and. what is being. done_. ___ ,for_ -- the_n_. out a good deal of trouble and I got dispense with these large brace roots
it was four feet and a half inches frozen trees. Therefore, I move that light ((352 lb.) axes. One man could and open up the ground, so that light
,i in height, and the biggest leaf the regular order of exercises be sus- cut a tree quicker with an axe than and air can get down to the live wood,
on it was nine inches long. I am pended, and, setting aside one hour I two with a saw. We dug away the of the tap root, eyes will form, sproutswill
quite confident I did the best thing I for the purpose, that the members present -! soil around the tree, and cut usually put out from the main axis of the
could have done with' those trees, but be invited, in five minute talks, to from one to three inches below the tree, and you will get a good tree, a
whether I have done the right thing give the.condition of the trees in their surface and inserted the grafts betweenthe much better tree than if you let' the
with my big ones in just letting them sections, and what they are doing for bark, and,wood., We put in some sprouts come from the lateral.roots, in :
alone and allowing nature to work in them." on old lemon stocks eighteen inches in which" case you will have a dividedtree.
its own way, I am not certain ; but, Mr. Phelps-"I would like to add diameter. You will,notice when you .
where I am uncertain which course to to that, that the President be requestedto cut off the tree that the stump is not Mr. AdamsSpeaking of divided
take, I always take the one that costs open the discussion personally." round, it is irregular, and if you push trees,they are not ornamental, but they
the least. and it has cost me less to (Motion carried.) down a scion at a point' where the they prove prolific. I had some trees
let those old trees stand and await results A member"I understand that at bark line is convex, it will split the that were killed down. They did not
than to have cut them down. It a previous session President Adams bark, but if you select a place that is sprout at all from the collar or main
would cost a pretty serious sum to cut stated that he was not removing the nearly flat, or slightly concave, the root, but only from laterals. I let these
down and clear away those old trees, tops of his large seedling trees, that scion will take up the slack of sprouts grow two or three years and
that spread 25, 30, and some over 30 had been killed by the freeze, and I the bark as it were, and the then budded them with Washington
feet, cutting them down and disposing would like to.ask his reason for allow- bark on each side of the scion will Navels, and when this freeze came I
I of them would be a pretty serious job; ing the dead tops to remain standing." not be raised from the wood, nor will had a number of these little clustersof
and then after it was done, if those Mr. Adams-"Simply from the fact the bark be split by the insertion of Washington Navels, and they were
trees and stumps sprout with any kindof that when there are two courses to the scion." just loaded down with fruit. They
vigor, as I hope they will, if the take, and I am ,not certain which is Mr. Manville-r- see a good many were not ornamental, but they werek

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successful in producing large crops of done properly later on without sacrificing -
fruit." much of the new growth, and we
J./W. King-What to do for the need to preserve every inch of leaf
large trees where the tops are entirely surface we can get on sound wood.
Many of us have been through freezes
killed, that is a problem we can only
judge of on general principles. WhatI before, and in cutting back our trees i r'r r r
have done is simply to leave them now, we see signs of the effects of for-
alone. I don't know what else to do; mer cold spells. I cut off limbs and

and I think it wise, when we don't trunks as large as my arm, the woodof ., and COLIC
know what to do, to let them alone. which, for a length of some feet, are
!: What I propose, to do is simply to cultivate was dead and dry-rotting, except a .
J'" the ground, fertilize it, and take thin film on the outside, that gave it
care of those trees that show a dispo- the appearance of sound wood, except, luickly CUREDJ
sition to take care of themselves. I that the small branches from it were
don't feel encouraged to plant another weak and sickly looking. This kindof 'Z
young grove. I have made up my wood is only an' injury. If you with Pain=Ki11er.J
mind to bud no more trees ; I shall leave ,the dead .tops, there ,will be a
,', let the trees ,grow up as seedlings; I good deal, of it. 'Narrow strips of live, 't'Cramps -.
, feel it is the safest plan. As to sawing wood up the sides of limbs will make
r,. off the'trees, all those dead clear down growth that you will dislike to cutaway
,; -;; but the wood made on such
il have decided to saw off at the ground,
assail at time without warning. You are ata
limbs will cover rottenness. I wantas may you any ,
for the that it is easier
simple reason
complete'disadvantage- sudden and violent is their attack-
so ,
rvr: to saw them before the sprouts come. '; little of'this kind as possible in my
I have decided to leave the dead wood i trees. I prefer to cut back to sound unless you are provided with a sure cure.
on such trees as are ,alive in the wood and have the strength of the tree
branches, of which I have a good go into a'few strong, healthy sprouts.But 4.jfler
many. It is going to be expensive to if the tops are left on, how are
this dead wood out and I will you to cut the dead wood away
cut when is the surest cure, the quickest and the safest cure. It is sold everywhere at
leave it until after the storm season many sprouts are crowding llie has Davis is Soap bottle.
250. a bottle. See that you get genuine- Perry ou
about the line that divides the sound
next fall; it will serve to support the
sprouts which come out on the sidesof from the worthless wood, so that
the trees, which, after the stormsare you can get neither saw nor ax to it
over, will be strong enough to without destroying much of the made a mixture by stirring tar into hot the dead bark and cut down to the live
support themselves. I don't propose new and valuable growth? Or how lard, in proportion of one gallon of wood on the trunk up as high as the
,to abandon orange property I can you haul the tops out, or burn tar to one pound of lard. I spread I sprouts are vigorous and cover with
my ;
propose to take as good care of it as I i them, without injuring the new wood? this mixture on the cut surfaces and pitch to prevent any further decay.
,can and try and bring it back. Whetherthis I thought I _knew pretty well what a covered them with sand. I removedthe Ours are budded trees and many are
can be done or not will depend tree would do after serious injury by earth from around' the trees, ex- sprouting as high as fifteen feet from
And if it had been : the for six the We find that the
largely upon the weather we have next freezing. a single posing tap root or eight ground. trees
winter. If we have mild weather I freeze that had cut the trees back this, inches, and I, don't think there is a from which we cut all the top off are
think it will be but a few beforeour time, 1 think ,I should have little dif- single tree that is not coming. A not doing as well as those on whichwe I
are restored." ficulty in getting them back into prof- thousand or more are coming from have left the tops." ,
groves itable bearing within a reasonable the tap root. Larger buds, eight H. G. Hastings-"In our section
iF. G. Sampson What I have length of time. 'But the conditions of years old, are alive from one inch to various plans are being pursued, each
done has been to cut off the large treesat the injury the past winter were new to eight feet above the ground, and are grower doing as he thinks best. Some
the' ground, and" feed them ; that is me. The first freeze cut the leaves growing nicely. I have cut off my of the trees are alive up three or four
all 'I have done. off and forced out an early growth, seedlings, making a slanting cut, and feet, some even higher, but the major-
W. H. H. Holdridge" I would the second freeze hit them while in fertilized them.. I have kept my cul- ity will have to be cut close to the
like to ask ,Mr. Sampson what condi-- lush growth, but without leaves suf- tivator at work ever since, and todayon ground. A good deal of budding and :
tion the trees are in-what proportionhave ficiently developed to shade any part those old seedlings, there is a grafting in the root has been done, !
sprouted?" .. ... .. ., of the tree. The result was a shockto growth three feet long. I picked the most of it recently. So far as can I
-Mr.- :bampson" l don't think thereis the whole plant, root and branch, quite a little bunch of bloom the other now be seen it is successful. A good I
any question about the life of ,the "nervous prostration," as friend Bacon day from these same trees. I am like many of the buds set in the younger !
roots." calls it. I felt very uncertain as to the boy after the squirrel, got to haveit trees are sprouting. I notice where t
G. L. Taber-"Mr.King stated that the result, but gave the treatment<:: I and I think all the trees will sprout the trees have been budded the J..
':, he would leave the dead tops on some proposed to follow in the FARMERAND and grow.A strength of the tree seems to go to
of his trees until after the fall storms, FRUIT GROWER, not claiming to Member-"How high from the pushing the bud rather than the
.: to support the sprouts. I would like know it all, however. Where the in- ground did you cut the seedlings ?" sprouts from the stock, a decided
<;;y to ask Mr. King how he proposes to jury was not too great my plan worked Mr, Cooper-"It was not necessaryto advantage. Our people are going I
Wji; get rid of the dead wood after the well, and the trees will soon be in cut them back further than I would right along with their groves, and are
sprouts have grown for that length of good shape again. But in most cases ordinarily cut back such trees for re determined to have oranges again as 1
: !:{..t time ? the prostration was such as to cause setting. Getting rid of the tops was''a soon as possible. My observationleads
Mr. King-"I would have to sacrifice the dead line to crawl gradually down fearful job. We burned the brush in me to agree with Mr. Manvillein I,'
some of the sprouts, of course, and into what was, at the time of cutting, small fires in the'grove, scattering the the opinion that none of the trees
make a slanting cut. This is one of supposed to be sound wood, and more ashes over the ground. I shall sup- are killed outright; the roots are aliveat ;1
:the problems we will have, to solve cutting will have to be done later. port the sprouts by tying them to all events. I think sprouting is
when we get to them." Some, I fear, will never recover so as stakes. I have already bought 5,000 being hastened and increased by removing -
Mr. SampsonI think you will to make valuable trees. After findingthe stakes, i IZ inches square. These I the earth from the roots, es- '
have to make your choice right now, trees .still dying back I did most of shall cut into different length, carbol- pecially on our high pine soils which f-fare
either to leave the dead wood alone my cutting with a_thin, sharp ax. As i ine the ends, drive them down and tithe apt to become hard and cakeabout
until ''it rots off, or take it off now be- soon as I can determine where to sprouts to them. Un the whole, l the collar.G. ."" ''I
fore the trees sprout." cut to take the dead wood out feel very much encouraged over the S. Hardee"Mr. President, I ;'
Edward Winter-"A few days ago, finally, I shall go at them again, and outlook." came here as a student-to learn, not
I heard the remark made that in 1886 think I can do better work, and will H. B. Stevens-"Ours is a natural to speak, the two blizzards of last
the trees were frozen about as bad as have less of it than if I had done no grove like Mr. Sampson's. The trees winter being a new experience to me
they were this year, and that when the cutting." are very thick and irregular, and owing i and my people. It is true we sustained I;
tops were left, the dead wood still re W. A. Cooper-"I represent 220 to the fact that we have two rail- some damage in 1886, but not to comJi Ji
mained. I would like to ask if any acres of grove, in which there are roads passing our groves, we have to pare with the late disasters. Since the i:
one knows of dead wood remainingon about 2 ,000 trees, about 5,000 four exercise great care to prevent fires, last blizzard, Ilhave| been seeking all J.
a tree that was frozen in 1886." years old, 10,000 eight years old, and having had as1 many as fifteen set in the information I could 1 get, from :'
W. S. Hart-"I fully agree with 5,000 seedlings, said to be twenty-five one day by the trains. So we have those who have had experience with I
Messrs. Taber and Sampson, in regardto years old. The first freeze kind of adopted the plan of leaving the topson killed-down trees. I will state to you d
the necessity of cutting away the scared us a little bit; the second freeze the trees, only removing the side briefly what I have done. Mondayafter J!
dead tops now, if it has not already did the work, and I have sawed off branches up to a point a little above the blizzard, I told my young I 1'':
been done. I don't see how it can be 10,000 buds close to the ground. I the highest sprout. Then we remove man to hitch up the horses and harrow

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the old grove, on which I had finished the Stale as each grower is acting :they were cut, although the cuts were variety for general cultivation. The
: spreading a carload of wood ashes on upon his own ideas, is doing about as I all covered with coal tar. The fear Yellow Mandarin, in some soils,
;, February 7th. The young man being he thinks best. In our own grove we of the trees dying back, in this way, ripens early, being colored and sweet
contentious, and not wanting me to went for the trees first that we thought was the reason we did ,not cut into enough to ship by the 1st of Novem- .
make work for him that would be of were going to do the best for us-our the live wood." ber. Throughout the orange belt
no benefit to me, remarked, "I believe old seedlings. Some of these we generally the Red Tangerine is prob-
i it will be time thrown away,those trees found in good life from the ground up 'The Best Varieties of Oranges for ably the most satisfactory of the earlier
are dead." I told him to give them, to a height of 15 feet, they varied from General Planting. ripening class of Mandarin oranges;
if possible, the best working they had 4\ to 15 feet, and instead of cutting into it can be shipped for Christmas
ever had, that they were entitled to a the live wood, not wanting to do The following discussion which'took place at market. Among the round oranges
I'' : decent burial for the good they had any harm, ,and still wanting to get the Horticultural 8th Annual Society Meeting(Jacksonville of the Florida May"7th,State 8th, Centennial, Parson Brown and Non.
I done. The growth on this grove rid of the superfluous top, that we knew and 9th, 1895)),is published,by permission, in ad- pareil are the most satisfactory of the
started a week earlier than some other I was of no use to the tree, we left vance he: latter of the, a substantial forthcoming volume report, full by of the up-to Society.date; early varieties; they have sufficient
\ trees in the neighborhood which 'were from four to six inches of wood that horticultural Information, is now in preparation acid to make them palatable, and are
\ and will be sent free to any one remitting$1,as
I not cultivated so soon after the freeze, we knew was dead, and cut down to 'I a membership fee, to A.II.. Manvllle, Secretary, sweet enough to eat when colored
and that growth is strong and vigor- where we were sure it'was more than Glen St.Mary'Fla. enough for shipping."For .
I ous. Many of my trees have "put' out half alive, and left as much live woodas A. H. Manville-"In our discussionthis mid-season the Jaffa may be
I I twenty-five feet up. The main upright we could for the purpose of pumping morning, on the condition of the considered the stand-by. There is
branches have put out a vigorous sap. We expect to have to cut orange trees and the best method of quite a long list of mid season vari-
; growth, but those extending at a right again, but will no more until we know resuscitating them, we failed to take eties thai have little advantage over
!, angle from the tree, the laterals, are ust"how far they are going to die'back. up the subject of varieties. I move each other, such as Ruby, Knicker-'
killed. The tops of my old trees I We have a grove on the river that is that the regular order be suspended, bocker and Amory among the bloods, '
have not cut off. When I get my crop .in much better condition. We have and that thirty minutes' be given to and Prolific and Paper Rind among I'
:, laid by, I expect to,prune, but I ,shall about 600 budded trees in that grove, the consideration of varieties of the St. Michaels. I
go at it cautiously. The cultivation and probably 400 of them are good oranges." (Carried.)
tHe late I know of
\ that I have given them, has, I think, from 4 to 18 feet high; with branches Mr. ManvilleI would like to "Among oranges
done great good. I had about '''forty left an inch in diameter and larger, so I, hear from Mr. Warner." no superior to Hart's Late; the tree, in
: acres of young trees killed to the that next year we expect to get some S. C. \Varner-"I am not '''prepared my experience, stood the last cold as ;i
ground, ranging from ten years old fruit from these trees, but a small por- to give an opinion, especially as to well, or better, than any other variety." i
down to one. It occurred to me, be- tion of our trees, however, have escap- new varieties.:: Those who have been The Valencia Late is also desirable. i
IQ fore I could get outside ,information, ed to this extent. We have one tree acting as judges of fruit for years could Lyman Phelps-"I have nothing to j
that it was necessary to remove the tHat; is probably three inches through, : give us some valuable hints." add to what my friend has said. I I
1 earth from all trees killed down to the budded on sour stock, that is alive E. S. Hubbard..-"The question of approve everything in his very judi- '
ground. All trees from which I removed eight feet high, and has bloom and varieties is a pretty wide subject to cious statement. There are many new
!, the earth, exposing the crown young oranges on it now; and this in take hold of. In other fruits, apples oranges which I think in time will
I roots, immediately after the blizzard, Putnam county. As to our trees that for instance, the question of varietiesby prove satisfactory and desirable, but ,
1 have put out vigorous sprouts, and by have not started, and they are very ,long experience settled down to the until I have heard from them for years, ;
the 1St. of June will be large enough largely in the majority; I went througha growing. of only a. few standard varie-- and ,their'- good. qualities well. -. determined [i
t! to bud.- In order- to get the- plow close twenty-acre grove on Monday <(last) ties. in-v the-* culture* of oranges, in 1 do not recommend them to
c up to those killed-down trees, I .cut and could find, out of 2,200 trees, only Florida, we have hardly reached that this Society. There is one new varie-
S the tops off, leaving the stems standing 1 1J five that had started. These trees are stage, as what we have done has been, ty, down at Fort Myers, which origi- \
J from two to two and a half feet high I planted high', so that the brace roots comparatively speaking, largely experimental nally came from South America, which i
j] to train the young growth on; this is are somewhat exposed, and these I think is quite the equal of Hart's !
in the young grove referred to. I have brace roots are all dead. I had con- "In early varieties of oranges I Late; it is ready to ship a little earlier, '
made a crop on the ground between cluded that the trees in this grove were, know of no standard, all-around sort. and it is of a little finer texture. T i
,t these trees, and I believe ,the'cultivation entirely dead, but, I am encouragedby We have a number of early varieties, would add this variety to the list of !,
these killed-down trees have received ,Mr. :Manville's statement that thereare but none that fill the requirements desirable late oranges; it has no name,
t in this way -has been of great no dead trees in the State, and I satisfactorily. Several of the Mandarin and it has been proposed that the Executive -
benefit. In conclusion: We have to intend to follow Mr. Adams' plan, of tribe, in special localities, are" Committee of this Society nameit.
admit that the orange industry has met cutting off below the surface, with giving good results; in other sections The Valencia Late I consider a
with a great disaster, but I believe it those trees. Some, in our place, cut they may not make a good growth, or most superior orange, and, taking
will be a temporary set-back only, to their trees earlier than we did, and cut the size of the fruit is too small. The everything into account, I prefer it to
those who have taken hold with energy into the green wood, as they supposed, I Satsuma colors and ripens very earlyin any of the fully''' tested late varieties.
f; and determination to rebuild." thinking that they would start from some localities, but the tree is a The Malta varieties, all of them, will
q J. B. Anderson-"I think the methods that point, but I think that a large weak grower. The Tangerona has always pay. With one exception, the
a of treating the trees are about as.. proportion of these roots have died been experimented with somewhat, variety known as Gary's Mediterranean -
".I varied in Putnam as in any county in ; back from a few inches to a foot since but hardly enough to recommend this I Sweet, which I do' not recom- ,

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varieties. elsewhere. Men who look into these
H. B. Stevens-"In our section we things are finding this out. I agree
ize the Pineapple orange very with Mr. Anderson that Orange Lake APOPKA. FLORIDA.
': hly, it, is a ,heavy, smooth fruit, a has a monopoly of the Pineapple or-
:od bearer, a good shipper, and ange." INDIAN GAMES. :

mes into bearing, early; that is to W. S. Hart I would like a little Sharps and Imported. The best blood obtainable in the world. Can furnish Eggs from separate
y: the trees bear young; it ripens more information about Boone's Early.I yards in one order.BLACK. '

'midseason. For an all-around have been given the impression that LANGSHANS.
\ orange we like it best. the tree was a poor grower. I should
Mr. Manville-"I remember seeinga An exceedingly fine pen exhibition birds. Have added fresh blood in the shape of thebest I.
like to hear from those who had expe- could buy from the breeders of the winners at Macon, Columbia, Kansas City and Madison Square
foot-note by the Pomologist of the rience as to this." Garden, New York.BLACK .

Agricultural Department, at Washington W. H. H. Holdridge"I have a .
refering to the Pineapple orangeas number of Boone's Early treesand find MINORCAS.
a shy bearer, and I would like to them At One yard only; headed by a shapely and beautifully plumaged male, the best we could buy
very strong growers. one from one of New York's Famous Breeders. Eggs limited.
ask Mr. Stevens as to its bearing year from the planting several of my
qualities." I trees bore, but did not sustain their EGGS, PER SETTING, $2.00. TWO SETTINGS, $3.5O.
Mr. Stevens-"It bears the best of I I character for earliness in that first Owing to the present condition of things in Florida we prepay the express at above prices.
anything we have. The first tree of Eggs from the three breeds in one order if you desire A copy of the best Poultry paper published
bearing. They were not fit to eat I with each order as long as they last. Have your order booked ahead and avoid delays. Why send
this variety that ever bore, is in my early, and did not ripen until mid- to Jerusalem or Halifax for eggs when as good can be obtained in Florida at less money.
vicinity, and when the bud was season."
eight months old, it bore two or- Mr. Hubbard-"The of ,
specimens i1-We to arrive in condition.
guarantee Eggs good
anges. We have thirty acres plantedin this variety, which I saw at Sanford,
this variety; the trees when set some 'years ago, at the time it was I
out out were two-year-old buds, the named by the Executive Committee, NURSERY STOCK.I The beef when fed should weigh !
first of them being planted in 1889.I gave evidence of being a strong hybrid notice the Sanford Chronicle 450 pounds, and is salable in Jackson-
don't remember what the yield was with the grape fruit. The character of writes that about all nursery stock vill at GIZc.$32.50
the first year or two, but last yearwe the fruit was quite diverse, most of the was killed. This is rather surprisingto
boxes from this Profit ............
sbipped 1,700 specimens were light colored with me, as mine came through all on feeding. $ 9.50
thirty acres; and we find that this calyx quite distinct. Some of them right, except of course the tops. Last less cost of sending them to Jackson
part of ,our Citra grove pays us bet- resembled the Maltas quite closely. summer the crab grass and weeds ville.
ter than any grove we have." Some had hardly any seeds and were grew so rank that my young son, as This is on the presumption that the
H. E. Anderson-"I find the Pine- of fine texture but others were coarse hoeing is rather distasteful to him, feeder has to buy everything; whereasour '
apple a very profitable variety, and and quite seedy. The fruit as exam- concluded it was too big a job to keep farmers can grow sweet potatoes, 'i
often wish I had more of them, with ined at that time, did not seem to be down the grass, so it was let alone, rutabagas, etc., which would largely
me they are a very rapid grower. thoroughly established. .I think it with the result that the decaying lessen the cost of feeding and propor-
The Nonpareil, which Mr. Hubbardhas would take culture and selection to weeds made' heavy mulch, preserv- tionately increase the profit.-Ft.
referred to, I like very much, it establish the seedless and early sweet- ing some of the leaves their natural Meade Pebble.
makes a large tree, and is very pro- I ening type of the fruit, before the va- color. Not one was killed and now .
lific. And I am very much in favorof riety would become valuable. The my nursey l looks fine. Many pre- The new palmetto fibre factory at
Hart's Late, as I always get a big fact that the fruit on Mr. Holdridge'syoung dicted that the older groves would Melbourne has the machines knownas
price for this variety." trees was not early is not sig stand the shock best. But in this the automatic 'fibre machines, for '
J. B. Anderson am inclined to nificant. Many early oranges, when vicinity the idea was erroneous. In manufacturing the best grades of up- :
think that Mr. Stevens and his neigh- first budded, and when the tree is my young grove of two years every holstery fibre, and are made in Balti-
bors have a monopoly of the Pineapple growing vigorously, will be coarse and tree has put forth while in the more, and the East Coast Fbre Company !
The and other distinctive older of about at Melbourne, has now a
orange. aroma acidthey won't show very early ripen- one seven years only capa- !
qualities that are developedto ing qualities until the tree has got size two-thirds are putting out; everybodyelse city for making three tons of finished '

such a marked degree upon the and bearing heavily, but when large in this vicinity the same. fibre per day."
soil of the Citra district are not enough to bear several boxes of fruit Lake County, Fla. ** ->-.-.-

in my experience, developed to will be of ordinary sizes." --. S. The editor of the Pensacola News
like this extent elsewhere.We received from A. W. Stewart of Santa
anything the time the
Mr. Phelps-"At ..ex Stall Feeding: of Cattle.
have the Rosa County, specimens of the Botanor
Pineapple variety upon amination was made, to which Mr.
both pine and hammock land, and Hubbard has referred, I agreed with Why don't some of our farmers try Abundance plum"from trees plantedtwo
when the fruit is ripe no. one can tell him that the variety was not estab-- the experiment of feeding cattle in years ago, and which now meas-
that distinctive On stalls or pens ; there is money in it. ure eleven inches in circumferenceand
they are a variety. lished, and I have not changed my
One of our large cattle men assuredus feet the limbs.
the other hand, the Pineapple orange opinion. I got buds then and have across .
he makes from $5 to $10 head
from Orange Lake, in season and when the trees growing on my place." per
after paying feed bill. Of
has flavor.
ripe a peculiar pineapple
and when n placed along side of ordinary--7 4 course it will cost rather more to feed FbORIDA REM ,ESTATE

oranges, the fruit is readily distinguishable The Oincinnls Pear. here thai in Atlanta, Savannah or
by its aroma as well as its appear- Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. Jacksonville of which are rail- Wanted in Exchange for Unencum-
ance. I have concluded, therefore, Seeing the article on Pear Cider road "basing" points, hence in addi- bered
that the Pineapple orange as known in reminded me of an experience last tion to being nearer to feedproducingcenters MASSACHUSETTS EDTTABE LOTS
market by its distinctive qualities, will year when canning the fruit in ques they have competitive rates,
remain the exclusive product of the tion. I drank the surplus juice and and, taking the latter point for com- at $100 Each.
Citra district." found it very invigorating, but not of parison, they get their feed for about

FA number of members demurred I _an _intoxicant__.___._____ _nature.__..__ _. I_ have_. never .'T.'oJ.oJ.$.1. co: to $cr: per ton less freight than
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from Mr. Anderson's conclusion, seen any mention made of the Cincinnis we do. Near Station and Bathing Beach
maintaining that the peculiar and pear in THE FARMER AND FRUIT They feed largely on cottonseed i
desirable characteristics of the Pine- GROWER. It was brought, I think, meal and cottonseed hulls. It has -
apple orange were more inherent in from Illinois and is a wonderful suc- been demonstrated that 100 days will CHAPIN FARM AGENCY,

the variety, and less attributable to cess here. The tree is of good size, feed them fat, and not only does it im in- 3-23-tf St. Augustine, Fla.
the effect of soil than he contended.] the fruit very large, yellow skin, not crease the weight but greatly --
Mr. Phelps" I would like to bear an eating pear to my taste, when I proves the quality.The ITALIANYou're
testimony to the fact that soil and air remember the luscious Bartlett, Seckel feed here would cost for the loser unless BEES
play an important part in making fruit. and Duchess. But others like it and 20 lbs cotton seed hulls........,..... 8c you sweets keep of bees nature to gatherthe about

Atmospheric conditions are as impor- compare it to an apple. For canning, 5 lbs cotton seed meal.............. 6c LMeumuit you. lice I'rolltuble Keeping I. to either sex, In townor
tant to fruit production as to the hand- preserving, sweet pickling, pies or -- .country ill 1'jiiro,lice Book free to all. ,
ling of tobacco. The effect of climatein sauce it is splendid, and just the thing, Total per day............,.......140 I J AI. JENKINS-. Wetunipka Ala.
making cigars, is well known. A I should think, for cider. First cost or value of one three- ,From. the prices : In
the that
EO OS went
cigar is made in the climate of Tampa My trees are so loaded I have had year-old steer weighing, say 300 defy competition. l2 va>
that cannot be made in any other part to prop thd limbs. They do not get pounds, at 3c per pound.........$ 9.00 \ \ Before buy Inp,ties.scoring do not fall to 00 get to V6H.our
of the State. These conditions affect much attention. in the way of fertiliz- Feed 100 days at 140,............ 14.00 contains finely Illustrated remedies 10, recipes page catalogue.and much It!
our plants as they do tobacco. There I ing, have no insect t enemies as I can I -- information etc. Postpaid you only should 6 cents.have, prices,
is a flavor about\ an orange grown }in a .see or blight, $23.00 UqW"&:llarr, Box Dakota,III


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I Our Rural Home.The room. Not for years did I realize that tions. After a hearty breakfast awaywe Worry and Indigestion. r

the only reason for our dislike lay in steam up the broad Banana which Worry is a baneful curse and
the fact that the sun never shone di- widens to five miles. It is a lovely source of untold evils. It seams the

North Room. rectly into the room; we had the last day with just enough wind to be en- face with lines and furrows, and has a
lingering rays from the west (througha joyable.Our most depressing effect upon the hypersensitive -
What a pity there has to be a north door, the upper half of which was next stop is at Captain Hogan's, organ, the stomachwhichat
I room in a house. A porch on that of glass), but we certainly did not seem the Artesia postoffice. Here we find such times becomes a most unwill-
side is all very well if the sun has access to appreciate them. To this day I orange trees in fine growth with half ing and laggard servant. Indeed, it
in the early morning and late afternoon have no pleasant memories connected grown oranges. This place supplied is safe to say that unless encouragedby
J as it does if not too closely with that room, though every other one the Hotel Indian River'''at Rockledgewith a cheerful temper and bright or
screened with vines and trees. This had charms for me. some fine fruit after the freezes. at least hopeful thoughts, the stomach
l proves a comfortable sitting-room for It seems strange that people come to The Captain and his wife were busy will play truant, or sulk and do
the family in ,summer during the mid- Florida for the balmy winds and delightful with their barrels of honey. Their no work which it can shirk. The

I dle of the day-at' least for those who sunshine, and then deliberatelyplan forty odd 'colonies of bees are in a physiological explanation of this is the
like it. But I never could find ex- to shut both from their houses of oak
; pretty grove adjoining a new close alliance of the great sympa-
actly the proper use for a room with to darken the lest the i house for About
rooms, sun packing, etc. 4 p. thetic nerves, which are worse than
door or window fronting north, and fade the carpets; to put a: screen here m., we tie up to Mr. Burn's dockat the telegraph for carrying bad news,
no others.In and there wherever a good, invigorating Canaveral and have time for a the worry and anxiety which depressthe
cities where, living in blocks, the breeze might get in; to even sit in pleasant walk on shore and view the brain produces simultaneously a
inmates half the time scarcely know their rooms in the "dim religious light"for old sugar mill that was there in the semi-paralysis of the nerves of the
the points of the compass, and do not fear little healthy color might come late Captain Burnham's time and was stomach gastric juices will not flow
realize the difference it is well if thereis
to their faces-a brown that used After
they cannot last season. making arrangements and presto! there is indigestion.One .
a solid wall of masonry on that bear to And then for the mule
contemplate. next morning sign of mental health is serenityof
side of the dwelling house; even Florida climate does ,not agree with to take us seven miles to the light. temper and a self-control that en-
though 'twas built with a view of sep- them! If I were entertaining tourists, house, we adjourn to the boat for ables us ts bear with equanimity and
arating (or of connecting) one man'sproperty and had such a guest, I would give her supper, after which the evening i is unruffled the petty trials and jars of

from another, merely.A the north room. spent in story-telling. The Captain life, especially those. arising from con-
north room is not even good fora MINNIE G. MILLS. takes the cake, as he makes our blood tact with scolding, irascible, irritating
store room. Air and sunshine shouldbe .
tingle in the hearing of such heart- folks. It is will to remember at
admitted where provisionsare Trip to Canaveral.For .
incidents. No
rending mosquitoes, such times that these unfortunates are
kept or clothing hung, wheneverit Our Rural Home.
and an early turn in as we want a good their own worst enemies and a culti--
is possible for several hours each On Wednesday, June 19th at
the breakfast
day at Cape. 21st, at vation of the art of not hearing will
day. If windows are so placed that p. m., we left Eau Gallic on the Lunch basket and'
7 a. m. packed much. It is '
help us a useful -
the sun comes in as it rises, the blinds steamer Spartan with seven of a partyon started after 8 in double very very
shortly a. m., a art through life and worth
should not be closed, nor should the board, viz : Capt. H. U. Hodgsonat seated wagon with a mule called trouble to some

setting sun be excluded, when a north the wheel, with W. J. Nesbitt, Button. We soon found why he was -acquire.-..
room must be used, as of course it owner of the steamer, Mrs. Nesbitt, called by that name, as it was often Watermelon Sherbet.At .
must be for some purpose. It must Miss Hodgson and brother Kingan, the case of "touch the button" with the request of a number of readers -
be noticed that such a room in rainy Miss Catlin of N Northfield, Conn., and the end of an umbrella to ever get we herewith give directions for
weather is damp, when the rest of the Miss Helen Valentine, Tillman, Flor- there. The gentlemen took turns of making watermelon sherbet :
house is perfectly dry but if there is ida, bound for a good time the
; up riding and walking, as every now and Take the strained juice, sweeten,
any opening for the sunshine let it in, broad Banana River. After making then, to our amusement, Button would flavor with lemon or anything to suit
and the difference will be,observed.In three stops of no account, merely in 'I stop and turn around to count his load, the taste, and freeze as ordinary sher-
choosing a bed-room ignore the loading freight, we blow the whistlefor however, he is a firstrate annimal and
north side of the house. It may be Cocoa Beach or Oceanus, and as served us well. The road is four bet.A lady friend gives us the following
said that in Florida a room frontingthe the water is high tie to the dock
up miles to the new tower and throughlow directions,as some people are not goodat
south is too exposed to the sun and make for the ocean, which is only oak and palmetto scrub the most guessing : Two and one-half, quartsof

unless shaded by a veranda, but from 300 yards away, lor an hour before of the way, interspersed with a few watermelon juice, a little over.sweeten ,
actual experience I find it the most supper. The tide is half out and from houses and gardens. The lighthouse ed, with the juice of two lemons.-

pleasant even with no outside shadeto the numerous garments fluttering in which is 145 feet high, is soon in view Orange County Reporter.
the south window The sun is too the breeze, we know the bathing hour with its twenty'feet of black and white .
warm but a very short time during the of the visitors and inhabitants is over stripes around it, and the keeper's com The porch divan now a feature of
day, and the fresh breezes that blowin for the. day. fortable houses. We find Captain the summer home. It is easily con-
are ample compensation. Sunshinehas This is one of the fine beaches of Sturk in charge, who very willingly, structed of a' spring cot with the legs
a regenerating, vivifying influence, the East Coast as it has that fine hard shows us all over the lighthouse and sawed down and a mattress laid over
and should be shut out of no room sand that makes it good for bathing, puts his house' to our use. The lightis it. The mattress may have a simple
the entire day, least of all from the driving or cycling. Owing to its of the first order and what is calleda valance of the bed-ticking, or it may
bed-rooms. being the nearest point (if a portage is flashlight. The tower is'of iron have an extra cover of blue denim. A
Then a dining-room on the north made at Georgiana) for tpurists and lined with brick and an iron spiral dozen good pillows with washable
No, indeed, that is the worst placefor others at Rockledge and Cocoa, it staircase without cylinder. Every covers, preferably of Japanese material I

it. will build up as a seaside resort. Thereare sixteen feet is an iron landing. It make the couch complete. A tea
I spent some time in a house where cottages to rent and comfortable seems so much shorter time in ascend- table of willow ware and some porch
the windows of the dining-room openedon boarding houses with an interestingcurio ing than the Jupiter or Ponce Park rockers, the whole concealed by Japa-
that side. Below was a garden, but store kept by Mr. Ebersold, I lighthouses, the former having the nese curtains hung between posts of
in that particular portion of it very lit- whose wife is the postmistress.After steps around the wall and the latter: the porch, help to convert the porch
tle could be seen of the "green things a stroll on the beach then around a three foot cylinder. The into an out-of-door room.
growing;" the brown trunk of an old' back to the boat, with good sharp view from the balcony shows the .4
pear tree was the most conspicuous object appetites for a supper, again adjourn houses at Cocoa Beach in the south There is more Catarrh in this sectionof
from within (summer and winter it to" the seaside feeling we want all we the country than all other diseases put
with the broad of and '
expanse ocean together and until the last few was
seemed the same as the branches were can of the air. years
get invigorating We
shore line of the Cape and the Banana supposed to bo incurable. For a great
considerably above our line of vision). content ourselves sitting on the stepsof River for many miles. The Captain many years doctors pronounced it a local
The family detested the room; they one of the cottages, watching the wound up the clockwork a little bit disease, and prescribed local remedies,
never could tell why. In vain did the breakers and the flickering light from showing how the lenses revolve and }by constantly failing to euro with local -
housewife furnish it attractively, and the Cape Canaverallight-house which treatment, pronounced it incurable.}
which makes the flash of a minute Science has catarrh to bo a consti-
have the walls hung with more cheer- ever and anon shows its reflection in proven
duration. As there are eight lenses it tutional disuse and therefore requires
ful-looking paper; in vain did she con- the sea Nature calls us to our couches takes eight minutes to make one revo. constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh
sign the ugly prints that had "decorated" and back we go and fix up for the lution. The lantern is a Paris make Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney &
the walls to the garret,and in their night which calls for lots of fun from and about Co., Toledo, Ohio, is the only constitu-
cost $20,000 to land it
places hung neat and pretty engravings the young folks. With not a mos. 'there as it was brought by ship. tional internally euro in on doses the market.from 10 drops It is to taken a teaspoonful I
; in vain did fires glow in a pol- quito to disturb our sleeping hours up
the blood
It acts directly on
ished grate in frosty weather. We all we are at 5 a. m., and most of the [Remainder Next Week.. ] and mucous surfaces of the system. j
escaped from that room, as, if it were party off for an early dip in the briny e4 They offer one hundred dollars for any
disease-infected, as soon as the meal before breakfast. Owing to the pen- It is estimated that 12,000 crates of case it fails to cure. Send for circulars
over although there was an effortto insula being only about and testimonials. Adress,
was 300 yards tomatoes went forward from Gaines- F. J. CHENEY & CO.; Toledo, O. _
convert it into a morning sitting- I across it is handy for our early ablu- ville within the past month. W-Sold by Druggists, 75c.




Camper's Bread.In with a whisk broom on both sides this
New Mexico and Texas is madea need not be an objection. An effec-

peculiar bread that is neither light- tive fly poison, which has the merit of

bread, nor yet soda bread as we peo. being poisonous only to flies is madeof YOUR FRUITS AND BKRRIK8.A.

pie from the "States" understand it. the,yolk of an egg beaten up witha

Every "mover" from Texas and every tablespoonful each of ground black

round-up wagon has its sour dough pepper and molasses. It should be

keg, and they make fresh bread every poured in shallow plates and set HOM1WITH
meal; "!sour dough bread" they call it, about. This is a simple process to THE .

though that is a misnomer, for it is catch the few flies that slip into a ) ,

the sweetest of breads when properly house before the screens are put up, 1 D S S. Cook Stove Drier.

made. It is rather difficult to start, for most housekeepers wait until ih t
though when started is always ready, warned by the buzzing insects of their I 0 0

and is set,on the same plan as the old arrival to put in these safeguards. I

buckwheat cakes, always reserving a )-.-*- JJJ
leaven for the next time. Correction.How COOIt siov- Ru CooN lour AirnTWTNOK6.90. Hundreds}1 of Dollars Worth J

The leaven is started thus: Take a like vindicate of Pnlit Can
quickly we to % .//'PAT.NDV.5.OQ. J be Saved 1
pint of warm water and yeast, into it ourselves if we are likely to be cen- -

stir flour enough for a stiff batter, set sured or misunderstood! What, then, with this Machine]' I

in a warm place to rise; when it.looks should one say when she finds she has

full of bubbles add a little more flour spoken a positive untruth ? Apologize, Euern Year. i
and warm water letting it rise againto
of course. In my remarks on the
be sure it is strong enough, for all "New Woman" I simply gave my j jt .,

your success depends'upon the light- opinion-I. have not made the mattera .= III To meet the demand for a Sma l, Cheap,

ness of the dough. Now add sufficientmore subject of study-but could not con- Drier,suitable for use on any Ordinary Cook, I

warm water and flour, accordingto scientiously, with my present opinions, iiiii Ill Oil or Gasoline Stove, we now offer theI'll

the size of the family; when light advocate woman suffrage. How sur- I'll' I i [I t above. It is very Simple, Economical, Efficient -
again take a quantity of flour in y
prised was I, therefore, when I read ih: '. and Convenient,and for Farmers' Use
dough pan, make a hole in the mid- in the issue of July 6 : "The new woman i_ Just What is Wanted, and we believe The
dle in which enough of the =---:. "_ 4
,pour will, of necessity, be a woman ': l .. f li' Cheapest and,Best Little Drier of its class on
dough to make bread for the family r' :-:::; -r :
; advocate. That's -
suffrage not my -;;= the Market. ,
' now put in salt and soda, dry, sprinkl- belief, though it may prove,to be true;
I' ing it as evenly as you can. When and I make the amende honorable to $8,50 IN VALUE FOR $5.00

I very light, a little sugar is an improvement. womankind in general. A "not" was
With a strong fork whip the Through a special arrangement we are enabled to offer the U. S. COOK STOVE DRIER, the
left of the
inadvertently out
sentence- regular price of which is $7, for only $5, together wtih a YEAR'S SUBSCRIPTION TO THKFAUMEll
dough to mix soda and salt, then I O. R. H.
by myself, suppose.-ED. AND FRUIT GROWER, regular price $z.oo.
lightly knead it with the hands until To any one sending a Club of 6 Yearly Subscribers to the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER at
smooth have bread well $2 each or 4 Subscribers and $2 in Money, we will send one of the Driers Free.
; pans greasedand Subscribers in a club who wish to take advantage of any book premiums or others offered to
hot; pinch off bits of dough, Home-Made Mucilage.A subscribers count the same as those tafein the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER only.
Mr.Thomas Patten of Glen St. Mary, Fla,has used this Drier and writes : "It does good work
mould into biscuits, dip the top into very convenient mucilage can be for the cost of it." \

the grease in the bread-pan, and if I made out of onion juice by anyone 'ro XIIE LA.DIES G

very light can be put into the oven to who wishes to use it. A good-sized of the Household in Town or Country. It is a little Gold Mine Thousands of careful prudent
household managers, who have no time nor necessity to engage in evaporating unit for marketas
onion after boiled
'as for
bake nearly quickly as ordinary Spanish being a a business but who have frequent use for just such an article as this for making smaller quan-
biscuit. The flour remaining in the short time,will yield, on being pressed, tities of dried fruit berries, and vegetables for their own u'e or for sale, will find it the most satis- I
and profitable investment they could make A lift it .
factory lady can easily on and -if the stove,
pan put into your leaven, and as much quite a large quantity of very adhesive as it weighs but about Twenty Pounds. It has interchangable galvanized wire cloth trays, I
think will be required fluid. This is used extensively in va- which will not rust or discolor the fruit, etc.,and will last for years, It is made of Iron, except I
more as
you tray frames and 'supports. Can be used for broiling beef steak, fish etc., using but the lower :
mix as before and set in warm place rious trades for pasting paper onto tin, tray for this purpose .i
until wanted. or zinc, or,even glass, and the tenacitywith Address all orders to

This never gets too light, but one which it holds would surprise any FARMER d FRUIT GROWER,

must, use their judgment as to the one on making the first attempt. It is
Jciolrson'v111e, F'lorJda...
quantity of soda just as they would in a cheap and good mucilage, and an-

milk, according to the degree of sour- swers as well as the more costly ce .
ness. If the first baking is not satis- ments.-Invention. WHY ?

factory, do not be discouraged, for the .

'dough continually improves, and Idon't Do Not Work Before Breakfast.It I Go on "Niggering the Corn off the Cob, Blistering your Hands and
think I ever saw who did
anyone !
not like this bread. is not a good plan to do much of Wearing the Skin off? Buy a"CYCLONE"

.anything in the morning before eating
4 'breakfast or at rate drinking a CORN SHELLER.SEVERAL
any .
How to Get Rid of Flies. .
cup of coffee. One is not in condi-

There are several ways or'getting. tion to work without detriment to the REASONS WHY YOU

rid of this arrant little nuisance, general health, and not long ago a SHOULD HAVE ONE.
which does not make its appearancein doctor advised a friend not even to

formidable numbers until after the read before eating her first meal; he iIIICI 4

last cold storm of May. Bunches of said that it was bad for the eyes. 8 It is fully warranted against breaking or getting .
11HI out of order by any fair usage.
sassafras hung in the kitchen window y
.. ; It takes less power to do the same amount of
will,keep them away, or brushing the work than any other machine of Its size ever
window casing with oil of sassafras made.
There is time lost after are through
will have the same effect. shelling by picking the cobs out of the shelled
Another is to the windowsof corn as the machine takes the corn all off the
way open ,ti cob, drops the corn in the box or basket, takes
the infested room, close the door, p lJ I i"' the cob on around and throws it off at the back.
and placing a hot sauce pan or fryingpan Live parties wanted to handle ( II By a little practice with it you can easily shell
: one bushel of ears in about 4 minutes or less.
in the middle of the room, pour ina The sheller is small but it will do the work ofT
cupful of carbolic acid; after a minute 300,000firstclass ,. many a larger machine I
: The spring can bo adjusted to any tension required I
close the windows and leave the and can be loosened when not in use, thus I
I' pan in for an hour or two before ven Orange and Lemon avoiding any chance of its giving out.
machine. i
A sheller wrench accompanies every
I tilating. Trees.
I Many housekeepers object to screens The manufacturer of this machine is rated in the Commercial Agencies at $125,000 and is
j because the air passing through them personally known to the Editor to be a responsible man. The
Address at
must be more or less infested with the once, CYCLONE CORN SHELLERis

dust which settles them but if the
on affair but has genuine merit. .
not a worthless claptrap ,
screens were not in to catch the dust BOSTON & SOUTH RIVERSIDE FRUIT CO., Retail price $3.03.: Given with the paper one year for $4.00 or as a premium tor three newsubscribers
at $3.oo each Address all orders to
I it must pass in the windows just the
II same, and in larger quantities, so that BOX 2522, FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER,

J if screens receive a weekly brushing l BOSTON MASS. i Juoi e orz"cr111e, Il'1ci.

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Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower. deceive the people. Most of the vegetables BAKER COUNTY CROPS. Griffing prefers .the Botan, but the

shipped from this section are crop was ripe and gone.
shipped in car-load lots from certain Corn and Cotton, Peaches and In one field of five or six acres of

TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION stations. They are not "gathered here Pears. genuine flatwoods he has a peach

For One Year ............................82.00 and there in small lots," The cars This is one of the least-known orchard and by ridging it well
For Six Months....................... u... 1.00 up ,
In Foreign Countries ....................... 3.00 are loaded at one station, and there is counties in the State by name. Mac- I giving the trees a chance to make tap-
="Subscriptions in all cases cash in no reason why the rate on vegetables clenny achieved a tragic fame from : roots without rotting off, he obtains

advance. No discount allowed on one'sown should be higher than on watermelons. its sufferings in the epidemic, and the good crops from the later blooming
subscription(except in a club), but to
all agents a liberal cash commission will Furthermore, why should the rate on name would be remembered by hostsof varieties.Mr. .

be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby exports be higher than on imports of newspaper readers in the Union. Griffiing employs from twenty-
them. Write for terms. the same class?-Gainesville Sun. Glen St. Mary is known wherever five to thirty-five men-sometimes as

To every new subscriber we will send, The trouble with melons is that the i superior varieties of deciduous fruitsare high as sixty-mostly negroes, whomhe
of Whitner's "Gardening
postpaid in ,Florida.a copy" For two new sub-- standard of a carload is too variable. appreciated, from Fernandina to pays from fifty to eighty cents a

scribers, at $2.00 each,. we will send, With fruit or vegetables a certain El Paso. But Baker County remainsto day. He is constantly clearing up
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange definite number of crates or barrels this day almost an unknown land and increasing both his nursery

Culture." constitutes a maximum, carload, but country. and orchard area. He ships a large
Rates Remittances of advertising on application. with melons it takes three or four The first thing that attracted our amount of plum and pear stocks to
should be made by check,
postal note money order or registered i courses, according to their size. Now, notice at the hotel in Macclenny wasa the Northern States.

letter to order of this is very loose and uncertain, andit stalk of corn worthy of Illinois, tllfi TAfltiR NUItS RY.

E.ABMBB.AND FRUIT GROWER gives unscrupulous underling a about ten feet long and with two generous Two miles further west we came to
Jacksonville, Fla. chance to of Mr. C. B. the
enter a charge "over : ears. McClenny,
the nursery and orchards of Mr. G.
--- weight," which the farmer has no pioneer of the place, and whose pos- L. Taber of Glen St. Marv. occuDvinsr>

CONTENTS.State means of disproving. The managersof sessions include about 13,000 acres, about sixty-five acres. Mr." Taber* "hasj
the roads last made has several hundred of his
spring a con acres own,
been here fourteen years or more and
cession to the Florida melon growersof or under tenants, of which no small in that
450 has, time been able to master
East Coast' Notes-Editorial Correspondence. 451 about $10 a car to help them in part gives promise of yielding from several of the problems of the

State Horticultural Society-Resuscitating their competition with Georgia, but thirty to fifty bushels per acre. this latitude other things growerin he
the Orange Groves-How the Frozen this loose and unbusinesslike The is ; among
sliding land here so rolling as to be
Trees Should be Treated................ 452 scale for carloads finds it advisable to observe a judicious
gave local agents almost hilly, the soil is sandy but
rotation with his
The Best Varieties of Oranges for General nursery stock in orderto
Planting(State Horticultural Society).... 454 and freight clerks a chance to run upa clear and free, with a,, deep porous avoid the anguillula or root-knot

The Cincinnis Pear; Stall-Feeding Cattle.... 455 fictitious charge of $10 to $30 a car subsoil, which gives young trees insect. If nursery trees are grown on

OUR RURAL HOME-The North Room; Tripto against the grower, and this is very strong taproots. Two enormous sycamores virgin soil or fields which have not been
Canaveral; Worry and Indigestion; often done, we are informed in front of Mr. McClenny'shouse
cultivated for in
Watermelon 456 some years any crop
Camper's Bread; How to Get Rid of Flies; Fun In Hot Weather. planted many years ago as favorable to the breeding of that in-

Correction; Home-made Mucilage.....I 457 Some of our interior exchanges are mere poles, attest the virtues of the sect, they are generally free from its
EDITORIAL-Carload Rates for Melons Fun soil.Ve see no reason why they
doing their best the attacks for a year or two.
in Hot Weather; Baker County Crops, ,.. 458 keep up spiritsof should not one day rival the tall
Markets; The Coming Orange Crop....,. 429 the people in these hard times. of the Wabash. There is He attaches less importance to this
California Budwood for Florida; Rotting otPlums The "Ft. :Meade Pebble" states that sycamores pest than he did several years ago. A
460 Jim Thompson, the bee-man, says if nothing wrong with a soil which will letter from him on this subject, pub-

Weather and 461 will few produce sycamores. lished three or four and recently -
hives of years ago
keep bees
anyone a
Letter From Major Campbell...... ...... .... 462 Two of us took a carriage and witha in columns
.' I they can get all the honey they can republished our ,
--. .. consume, and if they will only meddle young son of Mr. McClenny on states that he had discarded the'cowpea .

Weather in Jacksonville. with the bees enough to get stung horseback as a guide, we drove about altogether. Since that letter was

Week Ending July 15, 1895 about twice a day they would never twelve miles in a wide circuit, cross written he has found it safe to avail

get any fever or malaria. It even ing the St. Mary and its tributaries.The himself of the undoubted valuable
I I I I. I
a a- tI.'oHATE. I_S.Sd' beats whiskey as an antidote for chills land is full ot corn and cotton properties of this plant as an enricherof

oi Po u oSco Haw and fever. and fruit. For miles to the south and soil, and he now does so when it
co :; southwest farms stretch over the is desirable with the restrictionthat
-- - The Green Cove Spring" says the away single I
July July 10.9............82.77 80 7S 94 96 71 75 21 23 82 86 .27 good ladies of the Village Improvement beautifully rolling surface, either cul-- the pea crop must not be followedby I
July ....... .. 80 81 tivated or thickly covered with wire-
91 71 20 22 Association have made the discovery young peach trees.
July ......... 80 -
July 13.........79 82 9t 94 74 76 20 15 84 84 .01 T that they are aiding and abet- grass and grazed over by hundreds of The fine' and profitable grove of
July 14 .. ....79 76 93 74 19 84 .01 well-conditioned cattle with touchesof Satsumas killed the
ting the owners of the was to ground
July 15....... ....74 82 94 72 22 83 T despised scrubs
- and razorbacks. They employ a man Jersey blood to be seen among them. but the trees were promptly stumpedand
Mean ......
.79 79 93 73 20 83 Clear wholesome
. 0,51'Total to clear the streets of weeds, and this streams among are throwing up shoots with great
T Trace.rainfall. promotes the growth of grass, which the oaks and the pines. For twelve : vigor, mostly from the sweet stock.

A. J. MITCHELL, Observer. the range stock graze upon with unspoken miles to the south the farmers come Apparently not three per cent. have

.-...--- gratitude.The up to the courthouse town-not ox- failed to sprout. At the proper time
editor of the "Orange City cart farmers with no loads but women they will be rebudded. Near by a

Carload Rates for Melons. Times" says, with grim humor,: "The and children and bundles of hides, but beautiful uniform block of Satsuma

The "Gainesville Sun" presents the chemical analysis of Orange City water men with two-horse wagons full of buds on trifoliate stock shows that he

following novel complaint: shows, a long list ingredients peaches, pears or melons, often in does not intend to let the Satsuma go,

"Had the railroads given the same posed to be desirable in that form.sup-It bulk. though he has not hesitated to aban-

carload rates for the transportation of makes no mention, however, of coal THE GRIFFING NURSERY.A don a fruit when found unsuitable to

early vegetables as they gave on water- tar, which is the most noticeable element mile and a half out we cime to the latitude.

melons, many of the truck- farmers of in the composition of the water. the nursery of Mr; W. D. Griffing, PEAR BLIGHT.

Alachua county would have four or A drink of cool, clear water during who has about three hundred acres As Mr. Taber has publicly stated

five whereas hundred have dollars to their -credit, the heated days is the only refreshing under fence and about half of is: in that he does not fear the blight whenhe
they not one cent. ,Doesit allowed
cost the luxury to many, and there i nursery, orchard and farm c cps. can have the management of it
transportation companiesany seems no reason why the pollution His oldest Le Conte '
pears are eight himself, and as he admitted that it had
more to carry tomatoes, cucum- should be permitted to remain unchecked old and they have made
bers and beans than it does years a very reached his orchard, we asked him to

__ _'_,u _.'"" watermeionsr rank .Irowth-so... rank that------ the---- -----0-foliageis hnw-..- .. nc-- Viic...;-!:: wnrcf.. -.-- trap..--._ -Tf.. .ic... -1hnl1f'..,,,.....
The Marion Times says that J. D. almost black-yet they show twelve old
The "Sun" should no years standing near a build-
ducts know that pro- Bassett takes the lead in tall corn, as he touch of blight. We traversed several ing where it has probably received too
shipped in bulk, like melons, has corn on pine land which is
fields of
seventeen thrifty stock
nursery ; plumsas much manure, and the blight has de.
rated .
are always at carload rates and
that crated feet high. This is no doubt unconscious high as one's head, the entire growth veloped chiefly on the side toward the

ered here and vegetables there in and small fruits lots, gath humor, but our Populist made this year; mulberries, pecans, building. About a fifth of the top,
two of which no really should not encouragethe peaches in blocks of many thousands.We aeginning clear down at the crotch, had
may be consigned to the do
corn to such
things. Corn found the
men gathering been but
peaches : cut away; no symptoms of
same place or must be listed at which is induced
to that is from
different go up way trees as .high as their heads, the disease of any consequence had
rates.-Jacksonville Citizen. very apt to forget the ear which is left planted between sixteen and seventeen I shown themselves for a month. It

behind, and allow it to ripen up short months ago, and from which they were looks fairly healthy otherwise and the
The Citizen is either ignorant of the and small. Corn should be grown getting from a peck to 'a half bushel remaining top is carrying a good cropof

method of shipping vegetables from like Hans' hprse} "low flown<; and each of fruit, mostly of the Hon y fruit. Mr. Tabor's remedy is simply

this section pr> willfully endeavors; to; wide' .' out..''? and its seedlings fII pf> plums Mr, the; heroic; 9W e of e cis\Qn.\ Cut away

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the blighted twigs promptly and deep The Coming Orange Crop TI-IE

enough to be sure of getting below the Mr. L. A. Wilson, of the enterprising

I infection and burn them. His faithin fertilizer firm, Wilson & Toomer, has just

I the LeConte pear is unshaken.His and returned he brings from a cheering trip to the news orange from belt the, FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

shipments of peaches have been section ho visited. For instance, Mr.\ F. JACI ,

large and have brought good prices; P. Baldwin at Forest City, eight miles SONVIL-LE.

the crop of pears is very heavy. On north of Orlando, has seedling trees four- The Oldest National Bank in the State.

his twelve-year trees, as everywhere on teen and twenty years old which threw This Bank, after twenty years of successful business, has just undergone a rigid special exam!.
drive limbs broken out shoots as high as fifteen feet, but fin- nation t by the United States Comptrollers Department,and has had its charter extended for an
our we saw many ally died down to twelve feet or thereabouts ; other period of twenty years .
and hanging straight down, loaded and and then made a strong growth. B) conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
strength and ability to meet .
legitimate demands.
over-loaded with fruit. He believes in Shoots two feet long made entirely this
We invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relations, assuring' you that your
thinning the fruit when young, but year, have healthy oranges scattered over favors shall at all times receive intelligent :,nd careful attention.

the trees are so high and wide that it them. When a tree which began life JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY'
over again last spring with nothing what
task. Some trees President. Cashier.
would be an herculean but bare ,
ever poles produces even seven
in the village older than these will good oranges, next year it will yield hun Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.

doubtless yield twelve to. fifteen bush- dreds. .

els apiece. : Mr. Wilson predicts a crop of 250,000 DAVIDSON: & co. :
I boxes this year and a million next ,
About fifteen laborers all white year. I
His firm do not intend to give up fertili- COMMISSION
are employed at present; they receive zers, but will fight hard for business, and MERCHANTS.

$1 a day, some of the expert budders they are gaining ground. See their new

more. A 'group of them were work- advertisement on the sixth page. HEADQUARTERS FOR FLORIDA FRUITS. .

ing on their knees across a block of -. *--- ORANGES, LEMONS, PINEAPPLES, EARLYjVEGETABLESOF; ALL KINDS
buds underneath straw hats a New York Market.
young ,
No. 20 West Front Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.
yard wide. Pears-Georgia Le Conte pears have .

The trees, both young and old, are sold fairly, a few very fancy reaching 3.50
very thrifty, showing high cultivation per bbl, or 1.25 per crate though most CAI+IFOR: NIA
sales have been in range of 2.00 to 3.00
and care. and 75c to 1.00 with very small or defec- ORANGE\LEMON TREES

JAPANESE BUCKWHEAT.Mr. tive lower; a few Md. Jargonelle have ,
appeared and sold well as quoted.
Thomas Patten, an Iowa farmer Peaches Maryland and Delaware AT LESS THAN OUR OLD PRICES FOR

who is well satisfied with piney Hale's Early have arrived freely but are

, woods agriculture here, as an experiment usually very green and small in size and ':FLORII: ::>.A. rn ow sTOci: :.

sowed a quart of Japanese buckwheat working out very slowly at low and irreg-
L ular figures; Georgia and South Carolina Choice 2 year old Buds on 4 year old Sweet Roots. Homosassa and Jaffa Orange and Lisbon
furnish bee He at cents each
to pasture. Lemons 50
Ii receipts have been large, but the exces- Strong one year old Tangerine, Malta and Ruby Blood TardifFand Mediterranean Sweets and
I counts it a complete success. It will sive rains there have caused the fruit to Satsumas on 3 Yf ar old Sour roots at 40 cents each. Villa Franca, Lisbon and Eureka Lemon same
I yield two or three crops in a season, be more or less out of condition, many price. I have samples in my yard and they are

" making an almost unbroken succession being so badly specked, as to be almost

I of bloom, and the honey furnished to worthless, while comparatively few are STRICTLY FIRST CLASS AND WELL GROWN.Send .
strictly prime quotations cover most
the bees and the grain to the poultry sales. ; me your orders at once so as to get trees in time for the coming rainy season. 25 per cent

make it profitable. He will sow it on Grapes-Niagara grapes are in moderate in advance, balance on receipt of trees.

a larger scale. supply from Florida, and offerings c. A. BOONE, Ag1,

show irregular quality with sales mainly' Orlando. Fla.
1.50 to 3.00 per carrier. '- -

Melons-Receipts Watermelons this while anything small or poorly cul-
flarkets. week 203 car loads against 109 car loads led ranged lower in proportion, with
, last week; the supply has been excessiveand the market closing weak as quoted. QUICK WORK
most stock of ordinary quality prices Receipts from Long Island have rapidly ,
have ranged low; a few fancy cars have increased and a fair quantity of stock has > In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables -
FLA. 19. K shipped to us is our motto. WE
JACKSONVILLE, July sold at extreme but quotations cov-
prices, been received from Jersey. Offerings > GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
' FRUITS AND PRODUCE. 0 er most of the week's business, the posi- show very good quality as" a rule and 1 > FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
Corrected by Marx Bros. tion being weakest at the close, and out- prices have fluctuated from day to day in > BUY OURSE ,VES. They are protected
without default-
> by our 40 years experience
These are average quotations. Extra choice side quotations are extreme. Muskmelons smypathy with the general market. Old > ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand
/1 lots fetch prices above top' quotations, while poor arriving freely and fancy varieties of potatoes are cleaned up fairly well and > financial stability which any bank or
j|lots Plums sell, Kelsey, per crate..... ....... i.ooi proper ripeness sold promptly at extreme we omit quotations. Southern rose prime > merchants having mercantile reports can
Grapes per crate. ..... ...... ......... .75 to 1.00 prices, while anything green or over ripe, to $2 Chili red $1.25 to $1.75 > verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR
$1.50 prime > METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
Pears bbl.... ...... ....... ........1.50 to 2.00 at '
] per or of common variety drags heavily seconds 75c. to $1.00 culls 40c. to 60. > your name for our quotations. Stencil and
Limes, per 100. .. ............ .... .40 ,
i Apples, crate. .... ...... ......to to to..i.oo to 1.25 very low and irregular figures. Vegetables. cards fr\e. Letters promptly answered.
Peaches, crate............. .... ...... 1.25 Muskmelons, Charleston Gem, per bu.. .
... .. ..... Receipts of Southern vegetables since FRENCH & CO.
jPlunis bus.... ... ... i.oo to 1.50 to 1,00 Florida bbl. 1.00 ,
,English Peas bu..... ...__...n.. .... 1.60 basket, 75c ; per Monday\ include the following: Penn.
Cocoanuts...to .......... .....to'..... 3.50 to 2.50; Florida per -J bbl basket, 50c to sylvania Railroad 10,780. pkgs cucumbers; 116 Warren St, New York.
i Peanuts best brand..... .... ......... 4 to 5 1.00; watermelons, fancy, per 100, 18.00to
I Cabbage N. Y. each ................. .9 13.00 to 16.00 5,914 tomatoes; 6,591 onions, and 3,000
; Pineapples, each, scarce..,_..... .., .06 to .08 20.00; good to prime, ; ,various; Old Dominion line, tomatoes, ESTABLISHED 1855.
!|Potatoes, Western.... _.............. 2.60 small and poor, 10.00 to 12.00; fancy, per bbls. and 7,350 cucumbers Savan-
' Onions, bbl......... .... ............ 3.25 car load, 175.00 to 200.00 ; prime to fair, GGOO ;
Eggs.........._................ ... -. .10 100.00 to 150.00. nah line 20,000 pkgs. vegetables.
I .
VEGETABLES ,AND POULTRY. Potatoes. Bradley Redfield. Eugene B. Redfleld.
Just What You Need.
Corrected by Davis & Robinson Monday the arrivals were very heavy
Yellow Yams, bush ........ .......... 75 to i.oo 26,000 bbls Southern and while the We '''feel it our duty to call the attention ESTABLISHED 1871.
Sweet Potatoes .., .".. ..... ........ .75 nearly
h. "new.... .... .... ....... I.oo demand was active prices weakened to of our readers to the fact that REDFIELD & SON,
Hubbard squash, bbl.. .......... .....1.25 to 1.50 2.25 to 2.50 for prime Rose, and 1.75 to they secure entirely free a full set of
Lettuce, doz..... .. ...........-...n... IS to .25 2.25 for Chili reds outside figures ruling
Celery, Kalamazoo.... ............. 40 to 50 samples of Neponset Red Rope Roofing Commission MerchantsAND
L'Egg Plants, bbl............ ........ 1.50 to 2.00 extreme. Tuesday there were scarcelyany Fabric Messrs. F.
Tomatoes, crates no demand,........ .35 to arrivals and holders were enabled to by addressing
Sweet Pepper, bu ........................ I.oo clean their accumulation closely with' W. ,Bird & Son, East Walpole, Mass. -
I Okra, bu, ..... ........................ .75 to 1.00 up
Green Beans ........... ......... .. .... .75 to i.oo the market steady at unchanged prices. This fabric is water-proof, windproofand
Peas................ .... ....... 1.00 Wednesday's receipts were over 20,000bbls frost-proof. Very much cheaperand Fruit Auctioneers
Turnips, bunch...........*....to....... .03 to .04 and while the market showed no ,
f Cucumbers, crate...................... 50 to i.oo became better than shingles. In build-
,Pumpkins, eaoh....................... .o5 to .15 change in price, outside prices hen-houses and out-buildings it is 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
:Kersnaws, each.... ....... ......... 05 to .15 more extreme and considerablestock had ing
'Parsley,per doz. bunches ............ .20 to be carried over until Thursday, and the cheapest and most durable cover- We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
Carrots,Fla., per doz.bunches....;... 20 to .25 ''about bbls either at private sale (which has heretofore been
'Green onions, per doz. bunches....... .15 to .25 with receipts Thursday 20,000 ing to be found. our custom) or by the auction system (recently
U Pepper,hot. bushel, none............ 1.50 to 3.00 from the South, it became necessary to > < added to our business) as you may desire.
Usage, well cured Ib..................... .10 to. 15 reduce prices and the market ruled very is deal of complaint
...... ....... There a great
Lima Beans, shelled, qt, .10 the lowest of the '
Hens..........._..N..M. ....... .30 weak at figures season farmers in regard to the scarcityof FRUIT ''r1 EE s.
Roosters.............. .............. .25 -1.75 to 2.25 for prime Rose and 1,50 among
Broilers........-.....to.-.................. .15 to .25 to 2.00 for Chili red, with comparativelyfew sweet potato vines for transplanting. FOR
, Turkeys, per pound,gross........??. .10 sales at outside and
Ducks...........n to........... ........... .25 to .30 figures. Friday's
Geese poor demand to.. ............... Saturdays receipts were again heavy from SAW MILL SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.
New Beets, per 100 .................... ... .25 to .50 the South and holders urged sales at. FARMER'S works successfully with 4
, WaterCress, per doz. none....... ....,, at still lower prices h. p., also Grinding Mills and list. .
Cauliflower doz..,,,., ,,,,., ,.,., ,.., .75 .75t02.00 every opportunity ; and Water Wheels. Write for Catalogue price
Blackberries, qt.. ...to..to .....t.... .10 Rose sold generally at 1.50 to 1.75 .
Huckleberries... ...,....... .... .... 06 to .07 and Chili red 1,25 to 1,50 per bbl, DeLoach Mill Mfg. Co.. JENNINGS' NURSERY CO.,
Melons. ... ........ ....... ........ .. .03 to .08 though a moderate quantity strictly
Canteloupesbbl...... ..f" ..i...to..i.oo to 1.50 Ga. Tliolnaavllle. GD.
Leeks per doz bunches... ..... ..... 25 prjine) majrks.wer'o;\ ) placed 25o higher 323Hlghland] Ave., Atlanta


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460. _ _

California 3ud wood for Florida. covers the whole orchard, and I will It costs but little to get a start of fine

of fruit. fowls and the pleasure of looking at
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. not gather a peck good ,

I see by reading the FARMER AND I reported the matter to Professor them is worth something, while a flockof

FRUIT-GROWER that many of the Rolfs and President Clute of the State badly kept mongrels is an offense of

College they promisedto the eye.-American Gazette.
Florida orange growers are afraid of Agricultural ;
getting California scale with buds if investigate, but though I live in ; t

budwood from California. sight of the college, and repeatedly,
they procure [LFN.E i ;3
I wish to offer a little advice. If fol- from first to last begged them to see

lowed, they need have no fears of to it, neither has ever been about my JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.FLORIDA.

getting "California scale." If your place. You see its quite a loss to me,

buds are procured from reliable partiesin for they would have averaged at least !
bushels of marketable fruit to the
either San Bernardino or Riverside two

counties, California, you may rest tree. Has this trouble been investi-- LANDS Shortest, Quickest, Most Attracts

contented, as the scales that you should gated by any one anywhere else ? : :1'o 'tJ 'r ,E

watch out for are not in either of these W. B. KNIGHT.

counties_ that is, cottony cushion and Lake City, Fla.REPLY ORANGES FLORIDA POINTS BETWEEN AND THE NORT

j red scale. The common scale withus BY G. L. TABER. THE

is the soft orange scale and the Yours of the loth inst., reached me Florida Central and PeninsularNEW
black scale, which is plenty in Florida.I in due course with enclosed letter from RESORTS .

will not tell you the counties you Lake City correspondent; the letterI THROUGH 'ROUTES
New York to Jacksonville
should not get buds from ; take the herewith. I know of
return nothing INVESTMENTS New Florida! << Pennsylvania R. to Wa
{ ..advice i given above and ,you will be the plum trouble described. Have and ington Columbia Southern Hallway
NorthernAir Florida Central
safe. The'San Jose. scale, that I have never seen or heard of anything( likeit. I Line. Peninsular to all princi

I heard some of the Florida growers Curculio is the only thing" that DEVELOPMENTS J points in Florida.
Cincinnati to JacksonvilleCincinnati 1
speak of, is not an orange scale; it is prevents a good crop of plums here, Queen & Crescent to Chat
fruit scale and will not and nooga Southern ll'y to Ev<
a deciduous and the loss from this pest can be reduced Florida<< }ette,Florida Central & Pen
.live on the citrus fruit trees. to a very small minimum if one ATTRACTIONS Limited. sular to all important Flor

Another matter I wish to speak i is disposed to take the trouble! to jar points.
Kansas Fort Scott
about is this: You had best always the trees according to the usual methodin ADDRESS, Kansas amiJacksonville City Memphis City R.11.to Kansas Ci
buds not only from re- }to Birmingham, Southern 1TllI'o'
procure your plum-producing districts.G. G. D. ACK R Y, to Everetto, Fla. Central
liable so'rces but you should place L. TABER. Peninsular to all Fla. poin

your orders with practical men, men Glen St. Mary, Fla. Ooxi. pa.sseraarer; Amt.: St. Louis to JacksonvilleCairo
Short Line to Du Quo
who have had experience in cutting In addition to the above we would Holly Sp'gs Illinois Central to Holly Sp'
and buds for Florida. It is Koute. Kansas City, Memphis & B
packing '
say that rot has been very prevalentin mingham to Birmingham,Se
not an,easy ,matter to so pack buds or peaches and plums this season ; we STAHL'S EXCELSIOR J ll'y to Evoretto and F. C.&
from to Sioux City & Chicago to Ja
grafts that they will carry one '
have observed it in several orchardsin \ : : Spraying sonvillo 111. Cent. to Ho
two weeks and come out in fine order. Bradford and Baker counties. A .I.-1'0; vent kill insects leaf ,blight pre Holly I'out Sp'gs e Sp'gR, K., C. M. &' B. to B
Sou. It to Ev
Not every one can do this, because ,f .' ';1 and wormy fruit. .mingham y <
subscriber in Leon county told us that ette and the F. C.,& P.
=" ';, Insure a heavy
they do not know how. I have spent .t. ,.' Louis'illo & Nash'ille to Ri\f
he lost his entire plum crop 'irom this 'L tr7n' yield of all,
thousands Now Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. oi
hundreds of dollars fruit and
yes cause, though he tried to save them vegetablecrops. To }route with through sloeJackso'ville *
<.Ai; ; to learn how to pack. The first car of by spraying with Bourdeaux mixture. between New Orleans
r Florida trees I packed for California \ Thousands Jacksonville. k,
Rot is much than '
worse some seasons in use. The F. C. & P. has 700 miles of trac :
lost by not knowing just how. It w'j& e fiend 6 cts.
others, probably owing to the preval- Florida running through the
trsj catal'g.and .
small stock that would have Tobacco Jlef/ions
nursery ance of rot fungus in the atmosphere. z .- Iff .111 full Stock farming and Dairy Section,
made me big money, several thousand -e.- "W d} l:}.t1_&.1 treatlseonspray1ng.. Peach and Strawberry Lands,
dollars. I lost in Orange, Banana and Pineapple Country
over 200,000 plants On many farms geese can be made Circularj'ree.Address Phosphate Belt. .
one carload. J I[ found there was lots more profitable than any other fowl. WILLIAM STAIIL, QUINCY, ILL. JIas the Silver Spring and

to learn and that it cost something tolearn. True, feathers are cheap, but in any The Great Hunting. Other Country fine Scenery.
Beaches the Noted fishing Grounds.
town where there are Israelites
many Has the best lands for tillage, greatest va
I now can pack trees for foreign or Germans, fat geese are a ready saleat ety of soils in the State,and above all

countries that will go through and good prices, and they are easily and Runs over the Central RIdgelar
arrive in good order. I Known Where It Is High and Healthy.
cheaply; raised. Prosperous towns fill its route and it off
Buds cannot be too carefully put Our American people have not displayed Everywhere.Sold the best freight facilities for any producethe
Everywhere.Grown Northern markets. Send for the popu
up for Florida use. I guarantee my a prevailing taste for the flesh Everywhere. song-

buds to arrive in fine order. Also guar- of the goose,because they do not knowa "MY FLORIDA HOME.'

antee them free from insect pests and good thing when it. No with its spirited words and beautiful,
they see (R. descriptive of an actual Florida Home, a
disease and to be of the variety la- fowl, unless it be the duck, makes a sk dealer : which is gotten up in elegant style-Six pa?
:; belled. your them of full sized best music paper,containing ala )
finer dish than a well fed and Seed Annual for 1895.: .
properly picture of a home in Florida and a hunti!
:r-: Invaluable to all planters and loversof
',' C. S. BURGESS. cooked goose,and our people should Fine Vegetables and Beautiful scene. It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents
't, Riverside Fla. Flowers Write for it-Free. stamps, to pay expense of distribution.)
be educated to an appreciation of the D.M. FKKKY CO., Send also for the best map of Florida(se
fact and the fowl.If Detroit, Mich. free) and note the towns on its route.A. .
.O. MAODONELL,G.P.AJacksonville:
cockerels are separated from the F
Rotting of Plums. -
hens at an early age they may be grownto
The Fla. & R. F
tor Farmer and Fruit-Grower : a larger size and still be excellent Cent. Peninsular

As you are the best authority I food for the table; at least so say those Offers to Shippers

know of, I beg leave to trespass on who are opponents of caponizing. FraudBuRsFruitWrappers.?: The Shortest and Quickest Route.

your valuable time on a matter as valuable They claim that a considerable portion, BETWEEN

to the public as to myself. of the birds sold in the Parisian mar- NO MORE CHEATING. FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS I]

I have an orchard of 250 trees of kets are but cockerels which have nev-. Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may THE EAST AND WEST.

Kelsey plums, they were heavily laden er been allowed to run with hens. now know that they get an honest ream With is Improved better equipped Ventilated than Cars ever, this ever co

with as fine fruit as you would wish to Turning little chickens out to run of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 sheetsto handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops,at

see, averaging the size of a large hen's with the mother hen through wet grass ream as some unscrupulous dealers insure all Eastern close connections and Western and Markets.prompt despatto

egg. About a month ago, I noticed and over brushes, briers, logs, fences OUR supply"FAIR AND Through oars to destination wit!
j on one or two trees a few plums turn and stones is a good way to reduce the SQUARE"Printed out change or delay.

black and rot, but they hung on to the flock to a number more conveniently 1000 Wrappers each and are each put up in packagesof is shippers Perishable advised freight time followed passing various by wire jun ai

.tree.. In ten days it spread over fiftyor handled, and requiring less food and numbered, in, printing, consecutively Wrapper tion points claims and for arrival overcharges at destination.All and loss prom.

more trees. At this time I concluded less house-room. This plan is a goodone from 1 to 1000. No one can ly adjusted.

I would pick ,and knock off all for those who have more chicks HONESTLY BEATour See that your goods are mark

the diseased fruit which I did, and hatched than they wish to raise. prices. Send for sampler and prices via For F.information C. & P. R.call R.on or address the u

found that there was a dust from all There are a few who cannot makeit toTHE dersigned:

of these plums which scattered over profitable to raise fowls for sale or JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO. 0.W.E.B.TAYLOR TUOKER,Trav.Gen.A'gt A'g4!,Ocala Orlando,Fla., Fla.
the balance of the and I for home G. M. HOLDEN, Trav. Leesburg Fl
trees fruit. Fora use; and every one should JERSEY CITY, N. J. W. R. FULLER Trav. A'g.t!gt, Tampa, Sfta.
few days the fruit appeared or looked have enough pride to demand good N. B.-We do not deal in unprinted Or N.S. PENNINGTON, Traffic Manager,
better but alas it has until it stock and refuse handle Jacksonville,Fla.
spread any other. wrappers W, II. PLEASANTS, General Freight Ag


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WEATHER AND CROPS.JACKSONVILLti Acreage of sweet potatoes and
-- pinders large. One more cultivation e e _!'

FLA., July i6, 1895. with plough and hoe>, and cotton will r.

WEATHER CONDITIONS. be "laid by." The corn crop is good. The One'Crop System t

More rain is needed for young peas JP
Temperapreclpita.. Sun- and potatoes over portions of the of farming gradually exhausts ,the land, unless a Fertilizer containing a
[STRICT -ture-(I) -'tion.-((2)) -shine northeast counties. high percentage of Potash is used. Better crops, a better soil, and a

NorCur mal rent- coal NorCur rect.estern -. i7or Week Central District-An irregular distribution larger bank account can only then be expected.

of moisture obtained over the Write for our "Farmers' Guide," a 142-page illustrated book. It -i

... 82 82 1.14 o. ].; district, while the temperature condi- is brim full of useful info.iation for farmers. It will be sent'' free, and f
\IS tions were nearly normal. Central
ot1 1 >rthern.. 82 8.2 1.52 1.39 t untral. :: will make and save you money. Address, e
portions report a showery week ; very
.... 83 82 2.00; 1.40 e authern acceptable for the last potato planting. GERl\-.:N KALI WORKS,'93 Nassau Street, New York. .

.. 83 8,2 1.19 0.53
RT Sweet potatoes, pinders, hay, beggar- ,
2)r)) Inches Degrees and Farenheit.hundreds weed and peas doing well. The week JOHN L. MARVIN,
was highly favorable for saving fodder President.H. .
I' .. and hay. Columbia county. reports Cashier. Assistant Cashier.
E Information from nearly every section cotton as several weeks late. Sections CAPlTAIi $100,000.
Ho the State indicates that rain during of Hillsborough county report orange

.ay 'i ek was badly distributed. The ex- trees as having a rich color and growing.Pea ;
,iciiHo ral jme western section of the State re- and potato planting continues in THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK

ived nothing more than passing the above county. Rain is needed in ,

}sprinkles, while some sections of Lake county: while too much has fallen JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,
hat''' '.
EvJon e northern district were favored over sections of Polk. Late corn in the Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and Geneva

on. \th an excess, of moisture. The former county is showing the need of Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .
uperature for the State was about moisture, as also is the case with rice. -
:jttrn rmal, the deficiency in precipitation Hail fell on the 9th at. Frostproof and INVITED. ;;)

1 ing marked and confined largely Fort Meade, Polk county, doing some DIRgO'X'ORS.

'rrl f western and southern districts. damage to crops in the vicinity of the John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell. Chas. Marvin,
l: savy local wind squalls prevailed latter section. In this territory sugar H.'T. Baya, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald, '
duo er 'a large territory during the week I corn has grown the largest ears for Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers W. M. Davidson,;'
Or' H. Rohln on John E. Hartrldare..
ti Sp'B I ulting in the prostration of many years. Field corn is getting hard, and
1&iS( lIds of ,corn and doing no little dam- promises the largest yield in several
jjaIe' to ,heavily laden fruit trees. A decades. Orange county was favored SAVINGS AND TRUST BANK;

HoD; v days of good sunshine, however, with sufficient rain, and crops reportedin
Ev< 11 1 tend to upright corn and preserve excellent condition. 'Shipment' of OF F ORIDA,

: grain from decay. Cotton is not grapes continues. Heaviest corn crop JACKSONVILLE. "

Ri01 favorable as advices indicated for in twenty years. Orange trees.showing CAPITAL, $50,000. ':J ,

,, .. previous week. Excessive rains favorable growth-. Mitch Viavanrl-..- 'rase:::: ,-.t'. _. ;(",""
UJ 0.--- II. UOlilNSON, President. AV. IIAKKISHTCIMEK{, Vice-Free.,. '';'; '
I, :,er the northern tier of countiesc saved. '
c .. ; caused the plant to "shed and Southern District Rainfall illy dis- WM BAW&INSON, Cashier,

[;t.:" While these ,reports'' are notn tributed. Sufficient over,a large sec DIRECTORS'':

Feral, it is the concensus of opinion tion of DeSoto county. A deficiency .. 'I" t
:t'v: it cotton is several weeks late when is noted over portions of Brevard and W. J. HARKISHEIMER, PHILIP WALTER R. H. LIGGETT, ",
[condition is compared with thee Dade counties. Corn is generally be- J. A. HENDERSON, C. C.'ROBERTSON, W. B. OWEN. : ." ,"':;

period last year. yond the need of rain, but timely Collections made on all points Florida,and Remitted for on day of Pay- :.X' '
ment. Active and Savings Accounts Solicited. Interest Paid
Western District-A rainless week on
ids showers are necessary for late '
t vailar the greater portion of the district. corn, peas, potatoes, citrus fruits and Savings. .
ring to heavy rains over this district pineapples. Young pineapples are
I y, ring the preceding week there is no coming' forward nicely in ? Brevard I FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANCE'j::

ucepu off dough demand for more moisture, and Dade counties. Also favorable :

> refreshing showers would be I advices come from DeSoto. Old .

_ [antageous on elevated lands. Corn plants prolific in suckers. There is no, An Incorporated Home Association of Orange 0 rowers for marketing Florida Fruit to'the r'
and is best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL $300.WO. ".. ..'
apidly maturing being in
cessation New
[ gar- 'potato planting.
mu BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange Is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper ont
), a ted. Fodder is pulled and stacked. I ground being prepared for pineapples, order. Write for price list and terms.
E ai eet potatoes have been 'planted and lemons. -: Ot'FIOERS-:
oranges GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, President. D. GREENLEAF Vice-President.
l intiits ir shipment is now receiving gen. ALBERT M. IVES! Gen'l Mgr. and Treas. M. P. TURNER Secretary., '
I attention. There is little doubt COUNTIES. DIRECTORS-Goo. it. :Fairbanks! Alachua Co.; E. 0. Hill, Bradford Co.; Dr. E. E. Pratt
Western District HlllsboroCo.: John Fabyan, Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher Orange Co.; D. Greenleaf Duval Co.;
t isc the district having more cereals : J. D. Mead, Duval Co.; A. Brady, Brevard Co.; F. G. Sampson, Marion Co. ; C.V. Hlllyer,
Escambia-Crops look well under I Marion Co.; John M. Bryan, Osceola Co.Y.; E.! Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. S. Moreman St. ..
.A n for many previous years with a I Johns Co.; C. :F.I! A. Bielby, Volusia Co.; Irving Keck, Polk Co.
}, F tering prospect for a large sweet the influence of occasional light showers. Address'all! correspondence to the Florida:Fruit! Exchange,Jacksonville Fla Stencils
with full packing and shipping Instructions furnished on application. :
The is engaging the
I i.rt ato yield. pear crop t
orthern District-The majority of attention of this section.Trimmer. '.
respondents express satisfaction Santa Rosa-Corn maturing and JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.,

lte h' crop progress and weather condi-- being garnered. Fodder being pulled 2:
is for the week. It is noted, howr and stacked. Sweet potatoes planted. Grocers and Commission Merchants:.
.4 :
rain. Milton 82 rain
' r, that rain was excessive over sec- Needing some ;
isof Suwannee and Baker counties, o.-Carlovitz. DEALERS IN
era ng damage to corn and cotton. The Northern District: Coal Grain Wines
Hay Liquors ;
, a ,
patdt mer was blown and beaten to the Suwannee-Potatoes, cane, pindarsand .

und in many cases, while cotton is peas doing well. Cotton turning Cigars, Tobacco, Etc. ':'" l t' :
wing the ill effects in rusting and yellow and leaves dropping off,caused '"" pJ"aolso1:1.'V'ille ';

3 aJun dding. A cessation of rain will from so much rain. Corn is badly :: : 1oricUt.. f'Tlfl'o!

inate these gloomy conditions, blown about and injured in some instances "-",,'oN.j(
jmprkd I the cotton plant will soon recover McAlpin.-Black. PRICE-LIST WHISKIES : y' ,{

normal vigor. Sections of the disc Baker-Too much rain for crops. I.ARYE.t 50 CABINET BOURBON.,. .............. ..1600'1> < 'f
PARKER..... ............ ..... ..... ..... 175 J.MAR1'INRyE.............. ................ 3 0.jj, \
report the forage crop as more Some cases very heavy winds, doing ORANGE VALLEY........... .............. 2 00 VIRGINIA GLADES............... .......... 400
16 U n double that of former years. Ore damage to fruit. All crops yet are in SPRING VAUEY......... .... ...........;.250 OLD BOURBON............ ........ ..... 500.:)?: .:,
trees in the southern section ofFla. good condition. Potato planting NORTII CAROLINA CORN,200.. ....... ..... 350 OI.D BAKER...... ... ............ .........500 500).1'
1. district continue to improve, and finished. McClenny.-Reed. CLIFTON CLUB.... ...... ... .......... 300 MONFROSE VELVET RyE!'...."............. 6 00, 1

'1a ny are ready for buds. Pears are St. Johns-Warm and cloudy. JUGS EXTRA: One gallon 250; two gallon, 500; three gallon, 75C. Remit by post.office
cannot C. O. D. Remit with order.A .
money order, check or registered letter. We ship
? marketed as rapidly as possible. Crops mostly laid by. Orange trees
ng complete price-list of Groceries, and Wine List, sent free on application
a.Ad avy local wind squalls have blown look better than ever. Forage crop '
irge quantity of fruit from the trees. very large. Switzerland 81, rain o. JOHN CLARK, SON CO.


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Liberty-Warm with occasional western States, and it is equally as well NOTICE OF INCORPORATION. CENT-A- WORD COL UMN.RATES. .

thunder shower. Good weather to known that we don't need as much. .-Twenty words, name and address, I
We don't have to feed seven monthsin one week,25 cents; three weeks:; cents. Noth- I
kill the in late which
'grass crops, are Take notice that the undersigned intend to apply ing taken for less than 25 cents.
r in good condition. Bristol.-Mc- the year, nor do we have to sell a to the Governor of the State of Florida for Advertisements for this column MUST be pre- I
hundred bushels of corn to for an letters patent for the incorporation of the Duval paid.Send.
Aliley. pay Cemetery Association, in accordance with the no stamps larger than two cents.
Jefferson -Good rains. Some high overcoat. The amount of corn a farmer I following Articles of Incorporation and the laws Initials and figures count as one word.
-: 0 I of the State of Florida in such case made and
raise in the northwest
winds, damaging corn, though not is obliged to provided. RAPE FRUIT BUDS, fine old fashion best of
to to W all, one dollar per hundred-for sale by JohnS.
well. every season, get money
seriously. All crops promise ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF TILE Elder, Yalaha, Lake Co., Fla. 7203.
; Pears being shipped. Monticello- buy heavy clothing, fur caps, gloves DUVAL CEMETERY ASSOCIATION.

and overshoes to protect him from We, the un- ersigned, do hereby form ourselves PLANTS-100,000 for sale.
into a body corporate under the laws of Floridain and Alabama Cloud. Strong
Madison-Only cotton to sweep and the cold, will build a pretty fair housein such case made and provided according to well-rooted plants. Good packing guaranteed.

j, hoe. Soon be fodder pulling time. Florida. But then we can raise tled''Corporations Title Three, Revised for Statutes Pofit,"of and Florida all laws, enti-of |i.50 per 1,000, f. o. b. R, Puddy, Lawtey, Fla.

enough and our present crop is an Florida in force In such regard and the several
Melons fine and ,
plenty. MoseleyHall acts supplementary thereof and amendatory FLORIDA BUD WOOD of the popular Varie-
84 rain 1.61. -DeLaughter. evidence wedo, when we have to, and thereof, and do hereby make, declare and have for pric s. Satisfaction guaran-
; ,
subscribed the following our Articles of Incor- teed. O. B. Wheeler, Braidentown, Fla. 7203.
Alachua-Favorable for growing we did have to this season, sure.I poration: ,

,I Large of potatoes don't believe I ever saw a peoplein ARTICLE i. SALE CHEAP, a fine lot of seedling grapefruit t
crops. acreage trees, zH years old, 3 to 434 feet high. i
, worse fix for supplies for living thanwe SECTION The and of this .
j planted. Also peas and pindars. name style Corpor- S. M. Stephens, Lakeland, Fla, 7205. :
ation shall be the Duval Cemetery Association.Sec. .
' after the loss the freeze
'j Archer 82 rain were by .
; 1.51. 2. The principal place of business of the
I A. J. MITCHELL, Observer, I of last winter; and I am sure I never Corporation shall be in the City of Jacksonville, UTITANTED in November, one thousand sweet :
Weather Bureau Director Duval county, Florida. orange seedlings no stumps over two I
.. .. knew a people to stand up under sucha inches. Good stock will find a buyer in J. A.
ARTICLE II. Icenhour, Upsala, Fla." 7203. f
Letter from Major Campbell. loss as well, thereby ,showing grit
SECTION i. The general nature of the businessto f
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: and true bravery unequaled by any be transacted by this corporation shall be to PINEAPPLE PLANTS-Abbaka, Enville City,

Since my last I have been greatlyin other people under like circumstances.And hold, to let, sell, lease or otherwise appropriate,. ;Golden Queen, Variegated.
of Smooth Cayenne, Prince Albert, fine plants;
real estate in the county of Duval State
hopes some other of your agricultural -, thanks to agriculture, without Florida for cemetery purposes, to acquire and Prompt delivery. Geo. I. Russell, Orlando,

correspondents would take up any aid from State, aid societies or hold real estate in Duval county in one or'more Florida. 7133STRAWBERRY ,:
: '
localities. To name, connect, ornament, adorn, PLANTS for sale. For well-
the matter of 'grass and forage and charitable institutions, we are in as improve by laying out a park, or parks with Improved Plants at one dollar .
their But fix for I drives, roads and avenues, to set out and to and a half a thousand ($1.50)) f. o. b. Address
experience. as they good living as people ever
give us
any plant shade trees, shrubbery and flowers ; to E. Hardaker, Lakeland, Fla. 7-i3j3 I
seem to leave the whole field to horti- saw. That such a transformation could layoff, plot, parcel, sub-divide and lot the same GRASS-The best Lawn and"per. '
for cemetery purposes, and from time to time LOUISIANA for and Central \
culturists, thereby giving the errone- take place in so short a time is almost enlarge or increase the area of said grounds.Sec. Florida. Roots $1.25 grass barrel f. o. b. W. H.
ous impression that Florida is not an incredible, but then this is Florida. I 2. The amount of the capital stock of said Powers, Lawtey, Fla. per 713tf.
corporation shall be Five Thousand Dollars
I agricultural State, I will again ask a doubt if it could have been so else- ($5.000.00)) divided into One Hundred shares of FLEA conquered without extra cost!
Fifty Dollars each, 10 per cent of which amount U or labor. Five years' trial has proven it.
little where. It is the instance in thisor
space. only must be paid in in cash before the Association' Address Brown Leghorn Poultry Yards. G. II.
One, to be convinced that Marion any other country, of which history shall>e allowed to commence business, the bal- Knellinger, Prop., Bartow, Fla. 7- 13-3
at such times and in such installments
county at least, can "depend on hog gives account, when there was such a I the ance board of directors by resolution shall demand as PINEAPPLE, PLANTS-Rothschild Smooth Cayenne-Variegated, Ab-

, and hominy," needs only to ride over loss as Florida met with last winter in ARTICLE III. Smooth Cayenne, Golden Queen, llipley Queen,

I the and feast his on her the freezing of her citrus and Jamaica Ripley. Orlando Grape and Fruit Co.,
county eyes groves SECTION i. The date of its commencement C. S. Van Houten, Orlando, Fla. 7-6-4.
I large and magnificent corn crop. I vegetables, that there was not an appeal shall>e the date of the issuance of its letters
patent! and it shall ,continue a.-body corporatefor Budding Wood for sale. I can sup-,
: Corn, corn, corn, everywhere, and for aid. Still, notwithstandingall ninety-nine years thereafter. FLORIDA of the leading and popular varie-

,i good corn too. Our acreage of ,oats this, we hear of some tenderfeet ARTICLE IV. ties ot varieties Budding and Wood.quantities Write for desired.prices, statingthe W. K.

''i was not so large as usual, but better I crying, down the State and wanting to SECTION i. The business of this corporationshall Trimble, Braidentown, Manatee Co., Fla.

i never saw grow out of the ground. leave. You don't hear this though be conducted by a President, Vice Presi- 765. .
dent, Secretary, Treasurer, and a Board of Direc- '
\ Many'like'' myself, supposed the oats from any "hog and hominy man." tors consisting of five members including the CTRAWBERRY PLANTS. AlabamaNewnam
winter-killed Now let the reader this President and Secretary, of which board they Improved. Good strong, healthy plants,!
were so badly they either me'say to of
i shall be ex-officio members.Sec. $2.00 per 1000. Special rates on 5000 lots or over.I
pastured or plowed them up. We that but little of the best agriculturalland 2. The office of Secretary and Treasurer Address Daveny & Kimbell, Lawtey, Fla., 6-29-41

I to have known better for the in Florida is in cultivation. Mil- may be held by one and the same person.
ought Sec. 3. The said officers and directors shall be PHENOMENAL STRAWBERRY PLANTS.-
I freeze was just what was wanted to lions of acres are unoccupied and can elected at the office in the city of Jacksonville on Florida grown. Perfect flow-
the second Tuesday in December, A. D. 1895, and ering, Large size. Very prolific.: Good shipper. I
; make them tiller which those did that be had at a low price, much less than annually thereafter.Sec. $1.00 per 100. $5.00 per 1,000. Chubb & Ward,

i were left and made fine crops. the; same grade of lands can be had 4. A majority of all the votes cast and a Winter Park, Flu 6-29-4
majority of all the stock represented shall be -
: I am aware, Mr. Editor, that the for elsewhere in the United States. necessary to an election.Sec. FLORIDA ORANGE BUDS for sale in large
5 Until the aforesaid officers are elected Now ready. Warren Gaskill,
and is all could desire in
term "hog hominy" They are
generallyused you and qualified the business of said corporation Candler, Fla. 6294rriLGHMAN'S
lightly and disparagingly, but let beauty, fertility and health. Why they shall be conducted by a board of directors con- will
sisting of the undersigned members and stock- CONDITION: POWDERS
me tell you, that when one stops over remain so long unoccupied has always holders. *> make stock eat and grow fat. Given as a
y drench to stock that will not eat. Sample pack
night with an agriculturist who has been a mystery to me, but we must ARTICLE V. age by mail 35 cents. W. G. Tilghman, Palatka,

built a foundation of hog and hominy, remember when we speak of Florida, The highest amount of indebtedness or liabil- Fla. 6-29-20
will be biscuit it is essential ty to which the corporation can at any time sub- For Choice Properties
to and to understanding
you sure get a proper ject itself is Five Thousand, Dollars
which must be sold at
fried chicken for breakfast and roast of what you are writing about, to ARTICLE VI. BARGAINS sacrifice. On the St. Pe-a

I turkey for dinner, and if he gives you say what part of Florida; and when tersburg sub-peninsula,
SECTION j. The names and residences of sub- the Sicily of Florida;at Orlando, a situation unsurpassed -
! sausage it will be homemade, pork one says we can't "depend upon hog scribers to stock are in the State for its charming combination -
0. O. Livingston, Jacksonville, Fla.C. of orange groves and lakes ; and at Orange
I sausage, and not Bologna or Frank- and hominy in Florida, it is always W. DaCosta, Jacksonville Fla. Lake, the heart of Florida's Citrus region.

I furter. And the vegetables you have best to say what part of Florida. For T. H. Bogue, Jacksonville. Fla.C. I Address the Editor of this paper, Jacksonville,

; set before you will-be homegrown and instance, a friend who has had twelve .. w.O. LIVINGSTON.c. DACOSTA.T. I Florida;

not out of tin cans. The man who has years knowledge of Florida, wrote to H. BOGUS GENUINE Nunan$3.00, Bessie per 1,000.and Alabama'''Cherokee Straw-, $10

plenty of corn and pigs, always has me, "I ought to put lime in the water per 1,000. Julius Schuadelbach &; Sons, Lock
of Florida
State Box 4, Grand Bay, Ala. 6-1-4
plenty of 'everything else and don't my milch cows need; that there was a }

I spend his surplus for potash either. great lack of lime in the soil and waterof County of Duval.Personally IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres, TO years set
appeared before the subscriber, a in other fruit trees, etc.
! "
Mr. Silvers' pig don't cut any figure Florida, and ,he was very much Notary Public, in and for said county and State, For sale at a sacrifice. Address "K," The Palms,

in this part of the country, but still, surprised to learn from me, that Marion C.Bogue O. ,Livingston who being,duly C. W.sworn DaCosta, say that and they T. are II. Lane Park, Lake County, Fla. 4 2-9m

l a hundred pound pig is not a bad thing county had under it a formation of the three persons named {Un the foregoing Arti- IF ANY ONE who has been benefited by the
cles of Incorporation and whose names are sub- of Dr. William's Pink Pills will write to
have. Let have of lime that I
to us more them extends clear
; suppose, scribed thereto That they have associated TIlE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, they will receive -
,I and less salt meat from Chicago, especially through to China, and the water in themselves together for the purpose of formingsuch information that will be of much value and
,\ Corporation in good faith,for the purposeof interest to them.
when it often took a box of some places is so impregnated with it, carrying on the business described f Jn said Ar-

r oranges to pay for a pound of it. as to be unfit for use. Silver Spring ticles,that all matters, including names of officers LIGHT BRAIIMA, D. B. Plymouth Rock 'and
conduct said
" to Corporation election, Turkey Eggs for hatching, ji.oo doz-
I am aware I am digressing from comes out of limestone and emptiesits amount of capital stock and amount to be paidin en to suit the times C. Qomperts, Lady Lake,

what I said in, terminating my last let- great volume of water into the Ock-- are truly set out. C. O. LIVINGSTON. Florida. 2 2-16

ter, but I consider a proper knowl- lawaha through a channel cut in solid c. w. DACOSTA. TO MAKE HENS LAY-There Is nothing likeIIowker's
T. II. BOG un. Animal Meal. tons sold in Florida
edge of the agricultural interest in limestone wide and deep enough for Sworn to and subscribed before me this nth last year. Hundreds of 40 testimonials. For-

Florida, to be most important, much large steamboats to pass each other, day of July, A. D. 1895 particulars IoI3trFORSALn, write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla.

more so, for the advancement of the Yes, when one writes about what can (seal) WM. II.Notary HARWICK Public,

; State, than either citrus or and what cannot be done in Florida Jacksonville, Fla., July 20th, 1895. cashtime timber lands.or hade E. RUMLEY,orange, Keuka groves,,

ture. Both these are good horticul-1 I I state the location. What is applicableto PLANT STRAWBERRIES The Strawberry Fla. 3-n-i6t

place, but when either or are I Marion county applies to most of will be greatly over done next year, FOR EXCHANGE-Summer and winter hotel
and only those who plant under the best conditions
: North Carolina mountains. Owner must
> made to, substitute! agriculture, they :: the adjoining counties and many oth- will make a profit. Lawtey berries are live In Florida. Wants good orange grove. W
are out of their place. It is a well ers in the State. quoted in the New York Price Current this B. Clarkson, Jacksonville, Fla. 9-is-tf
to from
week 35 45 cents; all other parts ,of the
known fact that we do not raise as C. W. CAMPBELL.To State, 25 to 35 cents. Lands for sale or rent at A NEW deal on wire nettin '. Prices cut in
reasonable rates. K. G. Hill, Lawtey, Fla. two. We pay freight. Write for our latest
much corn to the acre as the north [ be continued]] 5-4-tf price-list. E. W' Amsden, Ormond, Fla, tf

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! 48 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, anc

65 to 70 hours between Savannah and Boston.OCEAN CHARLESTON



I G. AX SORRIlL, .l\Ira.tI.: .Qer.: The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed -

.. to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. C.,

both ways :
From New York. From Jacksonville,
(Pier 20 R. R.) STEAMER Florida.
Friday June 28th, at 3 p m.... .... CHEROKEE"....... ..Thursday, July 4th at 2.00 p m
ry 1E'DA. } -t3JIY" ryrv .LI 3Knr ya Tuesday, July 2nd, atspm.... .... IISI;MINOI.E" .... Sunday 7th, at 5:00am
-d i umi( +YL'atw e Fi iday. 5th. at 3pm."AI4GONQUIN. ..... ..Thursday, nth, at 7:30: a m
Tuesday, 9th. at 3 pm .... .."CHEROKEE".... .. Sunday, u i4th; at iooo; a m
Friday 12th. at 3 p "SEMINOLE".Thursday, i8th, at 1:00: pm
Tuesday, u 16th, at 3 p m.... ...... "IROQUOIS". .. ....... Sunday, 2ist, at 4:00am:
Friday, ,9th. at 3 p m."ALGONQUIN" ....Thursday 25th, at 7:00: a m
Tuesday 23rdat3p m.... ....."SEMINOLE": ....... Sunday. 28th, at 9.30am
YE o Friday, 26th, at 3 pm.. .... ... "IROQUOIS" ......Thursday, Aug. ist, at 2:00: pm
Tuesday, 30th, at 3 p m.... ..... ''CHEROKEE" .... ....Sunday, 4th, at 4:00am:


Philadelphia, Charleston and Jacksonville Line.For .

pa..a.ge Ha.1e.: I
the present and until further notice, Steamer "YEMASSEE" is intended to
Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class, $25.00; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion, {43.30;
I i Steerage, 1250. sail from PHILADFLPHIA for CHARLESTON, Wednesdays, and from

Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia: Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate, 21.00 Excursion, $47.30 ; CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA, Sundays. Close connection made at
Steerage $I4a;. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows:
Charleston with Clyde Florida Steamers, for business to and from Jacksonville and
all Florida points. Also, Philadelphia and interior points via Philadelphia.
(Central or 900 Meridian Time.)

City of Augusta..... .... .... .... .... ........... ......... .......... ..Sunday, June 23 5.003. m.
City Birmingham ................ ..... ...... ............ .......Tuesday, June 25, 7.mp. m.
Nacoochee ...... .............. .......... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... .Friday, June 28, 10.00C.m.
Kansas City......... .... .... .... ...... .................. .......... ...Snnday, June 30, 12.00 noon
City of Augusta......... ......................... ........ ...... .... Tuesday July 2, 2.oop.m.
City of Birmingham .. ............. ... ............... ....... .... .. Friday, July 5, 5.noa.m. S'T'. j"OI-IN'S RIriR I.IL E.
Nacoochee......... ..... .... ....... ........ .... ............ ........!..Sunday, July 7, e.ooa.m.
Iansas City. ... ... ................ .............. ........ ..........Tuesday, July 9, 7 oo p. m.
City of Angusta. ... .. ..... .. ............ .... .. ..... .... .... ...Friday, July 12, 9.00 a.m.
City of Birmingham ......... .... ........ ............ ....... ... .. .... Sunday, July 14 lo.ooa.: m. .
f Nacoochee .......... ... .................... .. ....... ... ...... .......Tuesday,July 16, 12 00 noon For Sanford Enterprise and Intermediate Points on .
Kansas City.... .. .... ................ ..... ....... ..... ........... Friday, July I9' 3.00g. m. -
City of Augusta... ............ ............ ... .... ... ....... ..... Sunday, July 21, 4.00 a. m. the St. Johns River. .- .. --
I City of Birmingham ...... ..... .... .... ...... ...... .. ........ ...Tuesday, July 23. S.ooa. m.Nacoochee. .
........ ........ ........ ...... ........... ....................Friday, July 26; 8.30 a. m. -
Iansas City.. .....u......... .... ...:.... ........... ............. .... Sunday July 28, 10.308. m. w
City of Augusta..... ................ .... .... ... ......... ....... .. Tuesday, July 30, 12.30 p. m. ,
steamer "EVERGLADE:. ;' '; ':*" ,
City.... .... ......... ..... .... .... .,............ ........... .:...Thursday, June 27, 9.003.m. Capt. W. A. SHAW '- ''-.
Chattahoochee.............. .. .. .. ... ........ .. ..... ........ ........Tuesday,, July i, 2.00p.m.
Gate City. ... ......................... .......................... ..... Sunday, July 7, e.ooa.m. Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5:00: m.
City of l1acon ............ ............. ....... ......... ............Thursday, July II, S.ooa.m. p. ,
Chattahoochee............. .... ... ............ .... .... .... ....". ....Tuesday July 16, 12.00noon and returning leave Sanford Mondays, and Thursdays at 5 a. m.
Gate City........ ............ ............ .... ........... .............. Sunday July 21, 4.00a.m.
City of Macon ......... ............... ..:.. ............ .... ....... ... Thursday, July 25 S.ooa. m.
Chattahoochee .. .. ............ .. ..................... ...... .... ...Tuesday, July 30,12.30p. m. General Passenger and Ticket Office 204 West Bay St., JacksonvilleA.


( Ships do NOT Carry Passengers.) J. COLE Passenger Agent Bowling Green, New York.M. .

Dessoug..... ...........'. .... .............. .. ...... ........ ...........Saturday, June 22, 4.30 p. in. II. CLYDE Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bow ing Green New York.D. .
Dessoug...... ........ ............ .... .... .. .... ..... .....,........ Tuesday, July 2, 2.00 p. m.Dessong D. C. MINK General Freight Agent. 12 fOe Delaware avenue, Philadelphia Pa.
.... ...... ..... ............ ...... ... ..... ...... .......... .... Friday July 12, 9.00 a. m. THJ4 O. G. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Gieen, New York.F. .
Dessoug:...:...... .. ...... .... .... ........ ..... .... ....... ... ..... .. Monday, July 22, 5.30 p. m. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla,,
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville, Fla.
THESE PALACE STEAMERS, J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street Jacksonville. Fla.

Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia, Savannah Florida & Western Railway WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,
Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad.
Through Bills of Lading, Tickets and Baggage Checks to all points North and Fast. See your 12 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Green New York.W. .
nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to
J. P. BECKWITH G. F. & P. Agent, New Pier 35 N. R., New York.R. .
New Pier No.35, North River, New York. City Exchange Building Savannah Ga A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD, Agents, Lewis' Wharf, BostonW.
L JAMES, Agent 13 S.Third Street, Philadelphia.
W. II. RHETT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway, New York.J. WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO.
D. HASHAGEN Eastern Agent. Sav., Fla. &Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway N. Y. ,
J. L. ADAMS Gen'l East. Agt. F. C. & P. R. R., A. DeW. SAMPSON: General Agent,
Broadway New York. 306 Washington st.t Boston.W. .
J. FARRELL, Soliciting Agent. W. E. ARNOLD Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt., Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers
WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. Pass. Agent,
New Office, 224 West Bay Street, Jacksonville. ,

aa; 'w ES'r BAY ST, JAOK IJO1 t'TILL: >D>, Il'LA.
300 Acres In Nursery. One Acre Under Glass. Thirty-Seventh Year.

SPECIAI./J'IES: : We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Oomple Stock of

Specially adapted to Florida and sub-tropical countries. Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal
FRUIT I TREES Peach Oriental Plums and Pears Japan Persimmons ,
Strawberries, Guavas, Giant Loquat, etc" etc. Rare Conifers and Broad-leaved Evergreens, Camel-
Has Azaleas, 50,000 Palms 20,000 Camphor Trees, Hedge Plants, Open Ground Grown Roses. The Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark.
Green House Department is complete in plants of every class suited to Southern Horticulture. Cat
alogues free. Address p. J. BERCKMANS, Fruitland Nurseries, Augusta, Ga.

:E'rrTSJ3Url.GPmNNSYX.V: :: : : .ANE.A.: Yygert-Illen Pertllixer..Go. NITRATE SODA,

\ Somers :Brother & Co. ESTABLISHED 1876. Star Brand Fertilizers, MURIATE OF POTASH,


Comm Kan: ,,. Fruits' and Prod ucs., Orange Tree and Vegetable\ KAINIT, Etc. r' 1 1I I I

and ho business community of Western Pennsylvania. FERTILIZER.These I
Mercantile Agencies
Refer to Banks,
in the market and a trial will convince i
Market Reports, special references: to regular shippers "sapping" stencils stamps, etc., furnished Fertilizers have no superior
free ou application. INQUIRIES AN;O: CORRESPONDENCE INVITED Send for Catalogue, free.

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you going to dispose of your vegetables, etc., this Spring and I we get you larger returns is is probable, that, if you are not already a patron [k

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

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

company who is interested in securing high prices for your products can Obtaining higher prices for your crops will increase our fertilizer business i t
actually secure you larger returns? in Florida and that is what we are working for. Write to us at No. i;
Try us with a shipment at the same time you ship to some one else. If Broadway, New York, for stencil. x
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Then write'to' us for information about using our newly improved Insecticide Our Lime Decidedly the Handsomest Paying Investment :

and Fertilizer Lime." If applied fresh it will destroy every insect in that can Possibly be Made Without it Inferior i

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

' melons, Beans, Cabbage Strawberries, etc., etc.
[ Arcadia, Fla.]
Read what our customers say: .
The Paine Fertilizer Co.,Jacksonville, Fla.
Not Only Destroys Cut Worms and Other Insects But is a
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) GENTLEMEN-I have read with much interest Prof. Pratt's analysis of
Fertilizer-200 Crates Tomatoes to the Acre.
.. Good your Lime reported in the Farmer and Fruit Grower of the pth inst. I pur-
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'[From Winter Haven, Fla.'| chased two tons of you about three months ago and sowed it broadcast over 1
Thc Paine:Fertilizer Co., Jacksonville, Fla.: two acres of newly cleared bay-head land. I have now growing over 4,000

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

experimenting with it, and I take pleasure in testifying that it not only destroys -I cauliflower, and onions, all doing remarkably well, all of which I attribute to
Cut Worms and other insects" which destroy vegetable plants, but thatit the use of your Insecticide and FertH"izer''Lime.. Less than four months ago

is a good fertilizer for Florida soil, I also applied it to my lemon trees with this was a wet swampy bay-head. I have four acres now to clear up'and
the desired effect. I use 600 pounds of fertilizer and 700 pounds of lime per I shall use a ton to an acre. Yours truly,

acre on my tomatoes, and I will get 200 crates to the acre where I used this JNO. CROSS.

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

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

-J C. A. MC OLLUM. plants it used during the summer

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