<%BANNER%>

UFPKY NEH LSTA SLAF



Florida farmer & fruit grower
ALL ISSUES CITATION SEARCH THUMBNAILS MAP IT! PAGE IMAGE ZOOMABLE
Full Citation
STANDARD VIEW MARC VIEW
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00339
 Material Information
Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: July 20, 1895
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
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 )
 Notes
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
 Record Information
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: UF00055765:00339
 Related Items
Preceded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by: Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen

Full Text
--. -
49>..-:-,-"' "' ';;' "' "i'r im %; V jr<0\-, \ "
"
"
'
*.
,
.
.
"


,"
-'.'",
rf C!



FLORIDA. .FARMER, ,: ..,.t



/
( ) '.' 1

-' I'9 .;;:i
;

.. ... ; -

,. : ,-/1" L ,"- AND FRUIT' =GkWER..' j'


: o .

j, WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED "THE. FLORIDA DISPATCH." .

I .; S.-- ..- -' -. .S. 5 S .- .

I 8. Powers, Publisher and Proprietor. JACKSONVILLE,,, FLAM_.. JULY 27, 1895. Whole No.'1381 Vol.NEW VII SERIES., No. 30r

,
-- -- -- -------- -- --- -- -

FLORIDA FRUIT' AND VEGETABLE GROWERS' ASSOCIATION.

! BATTERSON & CO.AGENTS E' RELIABLE; COMMISSION, MERCHANTS, 167 & 169 SCOTT

; ;; SHIP POTATOES, CABBAGE AND WATERMELONS ONLY.



: W. C. WILL. ESTABLISHED; 1876. A. F.JONES.

I flTTENTION TREE PLHNTER8!
I
i ,
I WILL & JONES
Before buying your Nursery Stock,investigate and know what you ale getting. Know that
you are buying of a Grower and not a second or third hand dealer.

I .- THE, POMONA NURSERIES /

I 58 4k GO WEST MARKET ST. 119 A 123 MICHIGAN ST.,,
are the most Extensive; in the State and ofter all Home Grown Stock. Peaches. Plums, Pears
I BUFFALO N. Y Japan Persimmons, Grapes, Figs, Mulberries,Apricots,Almonds, Satsuma and other Oranges and .
Lemons on both ,;-

I i ORANGE and TRIPOLIATA STOCKS.Over .

varieties of Roses all field grown and Budded and Grafted. Ornamental Trees, Shrubs etc. _,
.
WHOLESALE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
NO BETTER STOCK. NO CHEAPER. NONE SO LARGE.

It will pay those intending to plant Orchards to vi it my Nursery and Experimental; Grounds. .,.
Write for Catalogue and any infoimation wanted,
Correspondence invited and stencils furnished on application Reliable agents wanted' at t W. D. GRIFFING, PROP.,
all principal shipping points, aiacclenny, Fla.

.
-REFERENCES;
:

First National Bank t>f Jacksonville, Fla. Bank Commerce,Buffalo. ,N.Y. Dun's and Brad. ORANGE. GROWERS, .1
,
.
.. .. '" CALIFORNIA BUDS
.
street's 4 -
,I $ Agencies. ', .. A : .
'TENSION
AT "
; I

: ..rorNSRlr PLANTS FOR: SUMMER PLANTING. POSTPAID.Safe .

F t An exceedingly large Stock of Desirable Plants, mostly pot-grown are,," Arrival and Satisfaction Guaranteed.V .
r best set during,Summer. We have everything of value you may need I am able to supply you with Orange and Lemon
t o bud wood of standard varieties, such as A R I ,
ET I ES: Homosassa Jaffa, Dancy
/ O O O O A1* rOW PRIO1EC&., Q Q, G0/, HART'S TARDIFF, Tangerine. Hart's Tardiff, (or Valencia Late), St.
I MAJORCA Michael Ruby, and Malta Bloods. W. Navel,
0 0 Special attention called to Tropical'and Semi-Tropical Fruits,Camphor, BUll Y. Med. Sweet. SATSUMA, Mandarin, Magnum
4"w P Cinnamon,Sisal,Hemp,'Palms, Surinam Cherry, Grevillas, Ornamental JAFFA. Bonum and Malta Oval Oranges.
1 Trees, Shrubs, Vines,Aquatics,etc., etc. Everything for:Florida.
Speciallow. rates for quantities. Catalogue free.; SANFORD'S MEDITERRANEAN, Orders Must be for 500 or More Each of

REASONER BROS., Oiicco, Fla. MALTA BLOOD. Last Two Varieties.Tne .
MED., SWEET,
ST..MICHAEL, true Lisbon Lemon Villa Franca, Eu-.
300 ACRES IN NURSERY.. Q ONE ACRE.. UNDER GLASS... 0 37TH YEAR. DANCY TANGERINE, reka, Royal Messina,Belair Premium Everbearing ; -
CHINA MANDARIN, Etc., ,and Imported Sicily Lemons.A .

: At the following prices; few Pomelo'Buds, $1 100, $4.5O
to Florida per
FRUIT T R E Especially Adapted
1000, $5.00; 3000 12.00. ; 6000 $20.00. per 1,000, $10 per 3,000, $20 per
7,000. CASH WITH ORDER::
Oriental Pears, 200.000 on Marianna Stocks, Japan Persimmons Giant Loquat, Strawberry CASH WITH ORDER.
Plants. Grape Vines, etc. Rare Coniferae, Broad Leaved Evergreens. Camelias. 50,000 Palms,
Can Give Best of Reference Both in
10,000 Camphor and Cinnamon trees,Roses. The Greenhouse Department is the largest and In Lemons. Lisbon, Villa Franca, Eureka; ,at
most complete in the Southern States. We grow everything in trees and plants suited to Southern same prices.Buds California and Florida.
horticulture. Catalogue free. Address P. J. BERCKMANS, Augusta, Ga. No Agents. delivered without further cost to you and
guaranteed to arrive in fine order. Orders CITRUS TRIms, OLIVES, PALMS AND
booked now for June delivery. Address,
DECIDUOUS TREES, FOR SALE..

MAKE HAY, AND. FORAGE. C.. S.Riverside'Nurseries BURGESS, Address, :

Riverside,Cal. I. H. CAMMACK,

TEOSINTE. Packet 10 cents;ounce 15 cents;pound$1.50 postpaid. Reference.-Orange Growers' Bank, Riverside, Whittier, California.Cut .
PEARL.MILLET. Pound 35 cents;4 pounds$1.25 post paid.. 10 pound.lots or above by express Cal. Florida reference given if wanted. [ (this out for Reference.]
or freight not prepaid cents per' pound.
KAFFIR CORN AND BRANCHING SORGHUM. Pound 30 cents: pounds,. $1.00 postpaid;
10 pound lots or above not prepaid 15 cents per pound. '':rrn3RMRRSON
EARLY ORANGE AND EARLY AMBER SORGHUM. Pound. 25 cents;' 4 pounds 90 cents 1 00,000Ilazeii
postpaid. 10 pound lots or above not prepaid 12 cents per pound.SPANISH -
PE AN UTS. Pound, postpaid,30 cents;peck 75 cents;bushel,$2.50 not prepaid. 1/flRIHBLE/

H. G. "HAS INGS die CO., :m S N;.,

Catalogue free. I n t e r1aol1en.I Florida. pineapple\ plants\ FEED WORKSfor


SATS UMA! TRi ED.UATAIll. '. absolutely Saw Mills perfect.has lately Simple been, sensitive improved, dura-andis .

FOR, SALE. ble and cheap. Very quick
(( .J-. i abcr s now lauiocua fur z8,4.'95' ,recounts ij years'experience with the eany,prouucuva and hardy atsuma.orangc'
and the vi"orou8: Citrus trlfoliata,, which,without protection,stands the winters M far north at Washington,unln1ured.POMELOS .> GIG BACK MOTION.

ORA6E CITRUS; FRUITS --U Variable' to any extent and in a great measure
tu variety,on both oranga an tr 'o stocks. 0 yet goo varieties varies automatically. The easiest and fafest of
cranes,a ricots,nllves,mulberries,pomwranates,almonds,pecans,Janan U kumquats,ornamentals, AUGUST. all feeds to handle and the easiest of all to apply.
j"P'R'S. .CAN'BE DELIVERED IN
{AKI
PEACHESvarieti ,.UMS.P ; 1 Can be Put on any Mill in a Few Hours.
:. ,"larorchartls, and grounds, .,.", lor the purpose at considerable expense bas .
been a leading feature of the business for thirteen years,and has amply repaid the outlay In the Information afforded. Guldenbv '
results obtained In our own rose gardens,we have selected,and offer.as especiallywell adapted to thecllmata of this region". We will gladly loan free of charge for thirty
days to all good mill men, or will give six weeksto :
BQ VARIETIES I S For further information write the first to apply from each county.

iiandsome, free' ruuiuiu rr= p onsl 40 *........, For further particulars apply to the
artistic Illustrations results with leading sorts t latest practice and best methods In culture and management.:Send to JOHN M, GRIFFIN,
O. Ii.TABEB. Glen St. Warv. Fla. for new edition(enlarged and rewritten throughout cf the Cataln.me cf MsGLENStMARYNUR5ER1ES FLA IRON & WOOD WORKS,
Governor's Harbor,
J. "". KMKKSON,

Eleuthera, Bahamas. Apopka, Fla Manager,

i


II i



-- '
u. --- ... ,
l
.
---' --' --




..1.1I
I .

"

466.: THE FLORIDA-FARMER! : AND FRUIT-GROWER.! JULY., '27,
--------------- ------- ----------


,.; 'F :E T'iL J"Z: :E's. : %':,_ : ., ,: ;,

.1.;,
t +

INDIAN: BRANDS These fertilizers contain,the_ elements of plant life in their natural state just as

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

with dangerous acids and alkalies. They produce good immediate results, and at the same time

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

proved by the experience and observation of twenty years.

HIGH GRADE. COMPLETE
F I '- Fruit and Vine Fertilizer. ORANGE TREE MANURE. Garden Truck Fertilizer. -

-' ':",.'.',,,. Per cent. Per cent. Per cent.
P Ammonia........ ......;................ 3 to 4 Ammonia................................. 5 to 6 Ammonia............. ..... ........ 4.50 to 5.25
i "ins h Avail. Phos. Acid............ ........... 6 to 8 Avail. Phos. Acid...... .... .............. 7 to 9 Available Phosphoric Acid..... .... 8.25 to 9.00
i I'' & Acid Soluble Phos. Acid....... ........" 2 to 3 Acid Soluble Phos. Acid.... ... ........ 2 to 3 Insoluble Phosphoric Acid......... 1.00 to 2.50
'& Total Phos. Acid..."....II .............. .8 to.10 Total Phos. Acid. .. ...... ............ 10 to 12 Total Phosphoric Acid............. 9.00 to 11.00
aVi 5 I'I.14. Actual Potash.... ...:.. .... .:.......... io to 12 Actual Potash .......................... 3 to 43 Potash(actual) ....... .......... 6.50 to 7.50
um "I .
.su.tn PINg GROUND !BONg .
Pure s i7 le Ammonia...... ..... 4 to'5 perct. .1| Phosphoric Acid............. 20 ton per ct. | Equal to Bone Phosphate..... 44 to 46,perct.

; Animal'
Matter Fertl lizers. IMPERIAL PLOWS, HARROWS AND CULTIVATORS.


Made of the best material by skilled mechanics, according to the

! IMPERIAL latest approved designs. The most economical, because the strongestand

most durable. .
;.
I; Spring:Tooth Lever Cultivator ,

-
/
(;
PRICE, 7 Teeth,,.$8.00. '



.,.,.,
-

I n RI1 iV UU I i .. ," j : :.
(
I IIBIIIIII N''"' :
$ ;
lib III I IIII
Ilp ,I .
'
N I --
IN ? IIII _


,
,This implement is very popular in all fruit-growing districts ; apple, peach, orange groves: : : ;
tobacco and corn culture aim for truck farming has no equal. Made with seven or eight spring <.. j7No.io 't $,.. .. IMPERIAL PLOWS ...: :
..
j ,. .!,:15 1teeth.'Easily adjusted for depth with lever from rear. Unloads trash ; stirs,and pulverizes -, ; ;t;. -. ( i iI
the ground thoroughly.; Made of steel and malleable iron; finished nicely, and bound to give. ? Chilled, weight 80 lbs.........$<>.00 No. 9. Chilled,.weight 65 lbs.....II......$7.00. .
I I satisfaction. wherever used.. Adjusted for depth. No. 8, "' 5o.lbs.-. ....6.oo() I No. 5. 46 lbs............ 5.00, I


The teeth 8% inches ,long and fi inch square, are fastened to the cross bars by clamps, and
can be raised or lowered to any degree of cut,or taken out for'resharpening. The cross bars are
r U"shaped, the lightest and strongest shape known for a harrow bar, and are highly carbonized
;. to add stiffness and prevent bending or getting out of shape. -A forward movement of the handle
. ... throws the teeth into a horizontal position allowing the rubbish to escape. Brackets attached to
each corner turn down when the teeth are out of the ground and make transportation over uu- .
plowed ground easy. Three feet nine inch sections, four bars each.
t ,. One section, 24' teeth, flinch cuts 3 feet 9 .$ 8.00.
: Two sections, 48 teeth, f$ inch, cuts 7 feet 6 15.00.
i These prices include draw bars.

I I .y ,J ..._______;...- : iI : Send for. complete catalogue and price lists of Fertilizers, Agricultural Implements, Pumps,

I e, %. '" _.__' :-- Hose, Pine'Apple, Tomato and Berry Crates, etc.
.3 g. BgAN
,
i :
F1a.
sonV"i11e
.f! IMPERIAL STEEL If U" BAR LEVER HARROW., ._ Ja..c : ,


5 .
5j I State News. ter for Florida oranges.-Tampa A member of the firm of Lehman & this acre of covering and laid miles of
I Times. Hostetter stated to the 'Ocala Banner piping to guard against drought; we

,,, Of Col. S. S. Harvey's Le Conte that they have twenty -acres in have cut great ditches, some cut

Another beautiful place, adjoining pear orchard a writer in the "PensacolaNews" grapes, numbering thirty-two\ varieties. through rock, to guard against over-
:i Mr. Edison is A. M. McGregor's, says : "Two thousand cratesto They-do not ship any grapes, but con- I flow. With one further expense.to
;, the Standard Oil millionaire of New the acre will probably pay better vert them into wine,. having a ready guard against frost we can put toma-
sale, for the product at their door. toes in American city in
York. He owns a large orange than any acre of 'Louisiana bottoms'or any any
grove which suffered but little Georgia gold mines. Last season This year's crop will make fully 2,000 month in the year.-Manatee River

:I from the freeze of last winter. In when the crop was 'scattering' a few gallons. The firm .'have frequent Journal.

; fact in a young budded grove of 800 trees yielded over thirty crates each. orders for grapes to be sent to the

trees, the loss was only one per cent Mr. Harvey's; trees are all planted 25 large cities of the North, but the ex- Mr. R. M. Quigg, of Geneva,
Mr. McGregor and his family spend a feet.apart each way-but he regrets press charges are so high, there is no Orange county, arrived here on Sat-
portion of every winter at Fort Myers that they are not 40 feet. apart. He. money in'it tc.the shipper. Rates to urday evening lrst. He was joined
and'cruising along the coast in their thinks many pears are being shippedtoo Philadelphia are $4.60 a crate. The here on Tuesday by Messrs. Chas. O.
pretty yacht Whim. The people of green. He has three thousand firm are pleased with grape culture Swanson, Walter Ferguson and J.
Lee county anticipate a large increasein boxes made up in readiness for filling, and say it is more'profitable than or- N. Peterson of Oviedo, the latter
orange and citrus fruit culture as and eight hundred thousand paper'' ange growing. three driving through the country in

the two severe freezes of last winter wrappers cut in suitable sizes. The ,How much would 4,840,, yards of two teams. The party left Wednesday I
did nO'serious damage to citrus fruits. pear culls make 3 4 gallons of cider, covering cost you to actually save an morning for Estero Island, where
A number of the trees were tipped by per box, which is equally good for, acre of tomatoes which would conse- they have engaged land from Dr.
the frost and in some few instancesthe 'pure apple vinegar' or 'semi-tropical sequently reach market the lone and Bratt, and will plant twenty acres in
crop will not be so heavy this honey.' To make honey add two only ones at the time ? Perhaps $200 vegetables. They are all experiencedfruit

year, but oranges are now selling on pounds of white sugar to the gallon' more or'less, as the deeds say. We and vegetable growers and han-
the trees at $1.50 to $2 per box in anticipation and boil> down to the consistency of have sunk several score of artesian dlers and should be successful in thisundertaking.

I of the high prices this win- strained honey." wells,at a cost half as great again as .-Tropical? News
I


.



-
-- -
.
-- ,-- --- -- --.-



.




'

.YEAR.2 PER FLORIDA FARMER f M j! FRUIT-GROWER. ?EARR

.

------------------

EAST COAST NOTES-III. ascent of the new hotel, the imposing An odor, not at all disagreeable to us ; mosquito season when the breeze does

panorama which stretches out east- floated up on all sides of the table, like I not freshen up strong enough to blow

Editorial Correspondence. ward, where the Gulf Stream running the sacrificial incense from the censer : a man's hat off, and no, mosquito can

When we reached West Palm Beachit close to shore stripes and mottles the of a priest, pervaded the clothing and I. fly in the teeth of the wind. The trees .

was nine o'clock in the evening,and i pale sea-green with its indigo-blue completely enveloped the person of all lean several degrees to the west,

the town was strident with the noise of I along the edge; the New Orleans every guest. It did the work to per- showing the strength and persistenceof

some procession. Cracked and wheez- steamer running so close that one can fection, not a mosquito could be heard the wind-a kindly dispensation of

ing horns and kettle-sounding drums almost make out with a glass the faces and supper was eaten with leisurely nature for the relief of mankind in a

mingled with the shouts of the popu- of the passengers.All comfort and convivial hilarity. buggy land.Children.

lace as we alighted from the cars. Thenwe the year round, we are told, Notwithstanding the doors and win- do not seem to mind them
bathe here in the surf. If dows screened the had insinuated much. We believe that
looked across the lake, a half mile they open were pests firmly a hardyrace
eastward, where the Royal Poinciana the north wind is a'little'' too sharp for themselves into the bed-room, will grow up here, with legs robust -

Hotel lifted its majestic proportions delicate people some day, they resort to but none invaded the sacred penetralia enough to stand the rasping of

against the tropical, misty moon, andit the swimming-poolwhich is walled all of the bed screen, and our slumberwas the pineapple leaves,and faces bronzed

made all this fanfaronade seem cheap round with quadrangle of dressingrooms deep and refreshing. and toughened against the vermin,who

indeed. and kept pumped full of un- There was hardly a ,half-hour, dayor will neither know nor seek a better

We waited three days_ before goingover warmed sea water. Here on the night, when there was not a spank- country.Of ,
'
like the master of the banquetwho broad ledge,enclosing the pool the ing breeze blowing from some quarter.On sandflies and fleas we saw nothing -

keeps the best wine to the last. bathers lie around in a dissipated kind the weather side of the house they w whatever; our experience with

Morning and evening we sat on the of way, soaking in the sunshine and were wafted away. One could sit on them has yet to be made.
the brine besotted all the veranda in unbroken and .-.-..
veranda of the little hotel, almost downto ; day long (so peace
the water's edge, and watched the they say) with alternate sun-bath and enjoy to the full the incomparably fine Editor Farmer and Pear Fruit-Grower.Cider. : ,

sun go down with fiery splendors into seabath: even in the case of invalids. evenings. Only now and then a mos On page 475 of. your issue of July

the great and mysterious Everglades, And they get well in spite of all the quito falls into the eddy of one's chair, 22d, 1893, under the head, of Pear

and come up out of the Gulf Stream drug givers. forges his way up behind one's body, Cider, you say a good cider can be
Between the hotel and the and casts anchor at last quite out of
with "the pomp of Persian mornings new made out of the LeCoute pear. T
." During the rainy season in Poinciana,running east and west across breath, in the leeward of one's ear. i would, like to know exactly how to

South Florida the atmospheric effectsare "the strip,". they are'grading a spacious A well appointed house has a small i make,and keep pear cider. If you do

often very fine. We watched the lawn. Where the surface is too screened veranda or vestibule, and it not know can you refer me to some

hundreds of laborers flitting betweenthe low the muck is"thrown to the rear, is unwritten etiquette that the person one; who does ? I want the exact process -

trees, grading and ditching, or the sand is filled in and the muck replaced entering, during the 'mosquito,season, The LeConte makes a very

clambering over the rafters of the new thus making a foundation fora shall stop a moment and brush away good wine as a party here is demon-

hotel, above the tops of the highesttrees. copious grqwth of grass. the insects, ,then slip quickly ,and strating.If .

For miles, above and below The Royal Poinciana hotel is sim- .deftly inside, like little Dr. Chillip. you prefer'to' answer about ciderin

,the hotel, in the cool of the eveningthe plicity itself:-a sample of the Colonial In threading the narrow and tortuous your excellent paper, all right.H. .

cyclers were spinning along the architecture, with hip-roof pavilionsand paths' through the scrubimpassableto SHANNON. '

sea-wall, in and out among the cocoanut long rows of dormer-windows; the a'horse-which' the pineapple planters Ocean Springs, Miss. ;,: ',

( :I palms,'past the cottages and villasof whole painted a light, very light pea- use in visiting each other,we found If you cannot purchase a cider mill

. I winter residents, miles of elaborate. green, trimmed with white. It is not the mosquitoes thicker than they were and press, you can make out tolerably
inappropriate:: here. New Englandowns in town. If one stopped a moment
in
tropical gardening.Then well the following manner. Pro-
this place; New England lives they arose in great numbers, and a
one afternoon, accompaniedby vide a stout barrel and block up un-
here in the winter; New England and handkerchief or a switch would be
an appreciative guide, we steppedinto derneath it so that the head shall not
New York pay $150 a front foot for found necessary to keep them from
the little ferry launch and shot be pounded out. Let the pears get ripe.
this land and build on it their "Castlesof fastening to one's neck and face. But
swiftly across to the pier in front of Pour a half bushel at a time into the
Indolence. This grand Puritancal in the open sunlight, where fifty or
the'great hotel. barrel and pound them up fine with
pile befits the ancestors of these winter more laborers were working on the bed
While we cheerfully concede to the a flat headed wooden maul. Take
dwellers, if not<, themselves. of the new railroad, they did not pay
poinciana a royal rank, unquestionably another barrel, bore a number of holesin
much attention them.
the cocoanut palm is imperial. MOSQUITOES.On to the bottom, put into it several inchesof

Some of the oldest of the many hun- this subject we will try to write At evening as the train swept by the wiregrass or oat straw, pour the
rustic
dreds scattered about with the pictur- with candor and impartiality. The plantations we saw youths and pomace in on it,put on,a fellower madeof
maids and children of
esque irregularity of a forest are already first thirty six hours we were in West women many boards cut so as to fit. the barrel,
over fifty feet high. Each of. Palm Beach the sky was overcast, them evidently of gentle blood, prom- then block up on it and put a lever
about the the
them bears aloft one gigantic many- with dashes of rain, and the weatherwas I enading depots or along across to serve ,as a press.It .
leaved plume, a single leaf often' delightful; hardly a mosquito 'to paths ,through the unfenced fields. is difficult to keep cider in this
Most of the and had each
I girls a
twenty feet long, arching grandly out be seen or heard anywhere. The women climate except by treating it with
switch tied the wrists
overhead, not riddled by the wind I clouds cleared away, the breeze beganto light palmetto to deleterious drugs. Mustard seed'will
which wafted about their
like the awkward flapping,sails of the come in from the Everglades and they gently keep it in a temperate climate but
banana, but gracefully fringed by na I it brought along the monotonous little faces. Healthier people could not be whether it will in Florida we cannot

ture. True, these coronets are all i songsters. The third day at dinner seen anywhere in Florida; in fact, they state. If thoroughly sterilized by
had much better color than the native
newly made, and are still far short of the host remarked that the mosquitoseason being heated to the, boiling point,
farmers of the woods in the
their magnificent original amplitude, had really begun at last, beinga piney skimmed and bottled, it will usually
northern counties. of
the old dead leaves hanging idly down little belated, and at supper he Plenty boys ran keep for several months, but this pro-
around barefooted to the knees now
by the trunk; but the new crests are would have to make a smudge. They cess also we have not seen tried in
and then slapping their faces.
coming on apace, and we are glad to were quite too thick for comfort, din- this climate.
Of the hundred or more men whomwe i .
be able to state on the authority of ner was dispatched with haste withno Protection for
saw cultivating the plants or ship- Pineapples.
the who has climbed and small amount of the des-
gardener, up slapping, Editor Fanner and Fruit-Grower.
examined the tardy ones, that not sert was left half consumed and the ping fruit only one wore a mosquitobar Can you. give me the address of .
about his face. He had probablyworn
above one in a hundred will die from guests retired from the table with some near-by Southern cotton mill, or
it in the morning but had thrownit
the effects of the cold last winter. mutterings and laughter.The agency, from whom I could procure a
Some are even blossoming, but they thought of being obliged to havea up over his hat during the afternoon. quantity of cotton cloth for making

show that they were. chilled by cast- smudge in the dining room in order IN SHORT. "plant-bed cloth" ?

ing most of the little nuts. Probablynone to eat' in comfort seemed ominous, To sum all in a word, we would say 1 have 15,000 to ,18,000 pineapplesthat

will bear until next season; but and we regarded the prospect with no that thin-skinned, nervous people, are doing nicely in southern Polk

if they progress as they are now doing small consternation. At supper the dudes and donothings had better stay county, Florida, despite Jack Frost's

and the old leaves are trimmed host was as good as his word, and away from that country. Men with attentions last winter, and my friend

I away,. the guests next winter will when we entered the room we be- some purpose in life, with somethingto Hampton there and myself are figuringon

hardly know that any misfortune ever came aware that it was pervaded witha do, will not be scared away by all a plan for winter protection to the

happened them. very different atmosphere. He had the mosquitoes we have seen yet. No beds with plant cloth, hence my in-

Time fails to tell of the ramble simply poured a small quantity of doubt delicate women would tire of quiry. H. G. WURDEMAN,

over "the strip," the sudden emergence Persian insect powder into a tin the burden of keeping within screened Old Orchard, Mo. '

from the scrub upon the slow can, touched a match to it and doors two or three months. .Yet thereis Write the Atlanta Cotton Mills, Atlanta -

and solemn heaving of the sea, the placed it on a block under the table; seldom a day in the height of the Ga,



-- .. '--
.
.., c.' '.w.iitum-',jprq i HMi::ljiftii ygpF-xrw1'1.\,nj.,.ll"'j'.|,|'>'"*,i ,m.I|ij'inVMitM.*..\?,>Hyyilil. ; i yil i..,ti. ..in........!!... ""''j..,"-."" "',,"i)i"ii",. ,f.;JiJJlll,..?.| .j'.>))1MBMff....' ,.w 1trC"w0.J." :: ...,.....".'",JII"., :">. ipmm M y",fcl I

.v ,

.. ...
,

.
.

466 ? ,. TiE., FLOEIDA-., FARMER'0, AND .PRUIT-GKOWER., ,. ., JULY.: 27,

.
.. I

-F ER.: T.II.., : .Z E.S. .

., .Y S,
-I't:"

INDIAN: BRANDS These fertilizers contain the elements of plant life in their natural state just as

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

I .. ,. ; : with dangerous acids and alkalies. They produce good immediate results, and at the same time
.
J; are a source future available fertility ,to the soil. They are compounded according to formulas ap-

proved by the experience and observation of twenty years. .

..
-- ----. HIGH GRADE. COMPLETE
\ ORANGE TREE
Fruit and Vine Fertilizer. MANURE. Garden Truck Fertilizer.

..,,, Per cent.: Per cent. Per cent
It .. '' Ammonia....... ......:................ 3 to'4 Ammonia....... .... .............. ...... 5 to 6 Ammonia............. ..... ........ 4.50 to' 5.25
Avail. Phos. Add........... ........... 6 to 8 Avail. Pbos. Acid...:. .................. 7 to 9 Available Phosphoric Acid.... .... 8.25 to 9.00
. "1'' { %% Acid Soluble Phos. Acid....... .......... 2 to 3 Acid Soluble Phos. Acid.... ... ........ 2 to 3 Insoluble Phosphoric Acid.......... 1.00 to 2.50
I u Total Phos. Acid........... ....,.......... .8 to.10 :Total Phos. Acid ....... ............10 to 12 Total Phosphoric Acid........ ..... 9.00 to 11.00
rtl ? : ii Actual Potash... ...... .... ............ zo to 12 Actual Potash ................ .......... 3 to 4 Potash(actual) ....... .......... 6.50 to 7.50
t-' .
,n;? i INE GROUND BONE '
I Pure t : Ammonia..... ..... 4 to 5 per ct. | Phosphoric; Acid........... 20 to 2t perct. | Equal; to Bone Phosphate...... 44 to 46.perct.


,i Aauer'Fertilizers.' IMPERIAL PLOWS, HARROWS AND CULTIVATORS.


j Made of the best material by skilled mechanics, according to the

i IMPERIAL latest approved designs. The most economical, because the strongest
' most durable. ,
I'I'S pr i ng Tooth Lever Cultivator.and SS,
:" "
I -
,.
I "
;f''.,
j PRICE, 7 Teeth, $8.00.

I'' .) "

I \ ,
... 1'I \
I II(
)I III NIIIIINII ,
III'' IniVli '
'lllllllF' Ills i II .
! '
:':'
I I ;,;;
"
: : "'" -
\ This implement is very popular in all fruit-growing districts ; apple, peach, orange groves, ,
, e tobacco and corn culture and for.truck farming has no equal. Made with seven or eight spring ,i' IMPERIAL PLOWS "
,;;'!; '.*.%: ;HeethT'Easily adjusted for depth with lever from rear. Unloads trash .readily ; stirs,and pulver--. ; ..... .
'r izca the ground thoroughly. Made of steel and malleable iron; finished nicely,and bound to give.: No.;io." Chilled, weight 80 lbs..........$9.00. I No. 9. Chilled.. weight 65 Ibs....... ......$7.00.".
.
satisfaction wherever used. Adjusted for depth. .No.8. t' 50 Ibs. ...... 6.00 I I No. 5. 46 lbs...... ...... 5.00

, rif

.. The teeth 8% inches long and f inch square, are fastened to the cross bars by clamps,and
can be raised or lowered to any degree of cut, or taken out for'resharpening. The cross bars are
), ..# U"'shaped, the lightest and strongest shape known for a harrow bar, and are highly carbonized
,
.I. to add stiffness and prevent bending or, getting out of shape. A forward movement of the handle
.. throws the teeth. into a horizontal position,.allowing the rubbish to escape. Brackets attached to
each corner turn down when the teeth are out of the ground and make transportation over uu- .
plowed ground easy. Three feet nine inch sections, four bars each.
, -l '. One section, 24 teeth, fiinch, cuts 3 feet 9 inches..... ........ ........$ 8.00.
I Two sections, 48 teeth, V8 inch, cuts 7 feet 6 inches.................... 15.00.
! These prices include draw bars.

, .
j I '1 -. -'" a ,_ --- Send'for complete catalogue and price lists of Fertilizers, Agricultural Implements, Pumps,
.1 Hose. Pine Apple, Tomato. and Berry Crates, etc.
, S
EBEAN: : :,
i

::j IMPERIAL STEEL "U" BAR LEVER HARROW. ,. J"a.o sonV'i1.1.e: F1.a.
"
f

ter for Florida oranges.TampaTimes. A member of the firm of Lehman & this acre of covering and laid miles of
: State News.Another -
I Hostetter stated to the 'Ocala Banner piping to guard against drought; we

Of -Col. S. S. Harvey's Le Conte that they have ,twenty -acres in have cut great ditches, some cut

beautiful place, adjoiningMr. pear orchard a writer in the "Pensacola grapes, 'numbering thirty-two varieties. through rock, to guard against over-
Edison's is A. M. McGregor's, News" says : "Two thousand cratesto They-do not ship any grapes, but con- flow. With one further expense to
I the Standard Oil millionaire of New the acre: will probably pay better vert them into wine; having a ready guard against frost we can put toma-
York. He owns a large orange than any acre 'Louisiana bottoms'or sale, for the product at their door. toes in any American city in' any
grove which suffered but little Georgia gold mines. Last season This year's crop will make fully 2,000 month in the year.-Manatee River

from the freeze of last winter. In when the crop was 'scattering' a few gallons. The 'firm .have frequent Journal.
I fact in a young budded grove of 800 trees yielded over .thirty crates each.. orders for grapes to be sent to the
" trees, the loss was only one per cent. Mr. Harvey's; trees are all planted 25' large cities of the North, but the express t Mr. R. M. Quigg, of Geneva,
Mr. McGregor and his family spend a feet-apart each way-but he regrets charges are so high, there.is no Orange county, arrived here on Sat
portion of every winter at Fort Myers that they are not 40 feet apart. He. money in it tcthe shipper. Rates to urday evening lrst. He was joined
and'cruising along the coast in their thinks many pears are being shippedtoo Philadelphia are $4.60 a'crate. The here on Tuesday by Messrs. Chas. O.
pretty yacht Whim. The people of green. He has three thousand firm are pleased with grape culture Swanson, Walter Ferguson and J.
i Lee county anticipate a large increasein boxes made up in readiness for filling, and say it is more.profitable than or- N. Peterson of Oviedo, the latter
: orange and citrus fruit culture' as I and eight hundred thousand, paper'' ange growing.How three driving through the country in
I the two severe freezes of last winter wrappers cut in suitable sizes. The much would 4,840 yards of two teams. The party left Wednes-

did no'serious damage to citrus fruits. pear culls make 352 gallons of cider, covering cost ,you to actually save an day morning for Estero Island, where
A number of the trees were tipped by per box, which is equally good for, acre of tomatoes which would conse- they have engaged land from Dr.
the frost and in some few instancesthe 'pure apple vinegar' or 'semi-tropical sequently reach market the lone and Bratt, and will plant twenty acres in
crop will not be so heavy this honey.' To make honey add two only ones at the time ? Perhaps $200 vegetables. They are all experienced
year, but oranges are now selling on pounds of ''white sugar to the gallon' more or less, as the deeds say. We fruit and vegetable growers and handlers
the trees at $1.50 to $2 per box in anticipation and boil 'down to the consistency of 'have sunk several score of artesianVells.at and should be successful in thisundertaking.

o of the high prices this win- I strained honey." \ a cost half as great again as .-Tropical News
i

i
i .
L5
---



-- -
-
-
---- -- --' -








FLORIDA FARMER FRUIT-GROWER. *2 PBRYEAR.
:Er'it; Ml ; .

.


EAST COAST NOTES-III. ascent of the new hotel, the imposing i An odor, not at all disagreeable to us mosquito season when the breeze does

panorama which stretches out east- floated up on all sides of the table, like not freshen up strong enough to blowa

Editorial Correspondence. ward, where the Gulf 'Stream running the sacrificial incense from the censer man's hat off, and no mosquito can

When we reached West Palm Beachit 'close to shore stripes and mottles the of priest, pervaded the clothing and fly in the teeth of the wind. The trees .

was nine o'clock in the evening, and pale sea-green with its indigo-blue I completely enveloped the person of all lean several degrees to the west,

the town was strident with the noise of along the edge; the New Orleans every guest. It did the work to per- showing the strength and persistenceof

some procession. Cracked and wheez- steamer running so close that one can fection, not a mosquito could be heard the wind-a kindly dispensation of

ing horns and kettle-sounding drums almost make out,with a glass the faces and supper was eaten with leisurely nature for the relief of mankind in a

mingled with the shouts of the popu- of the passengers.All comfort and convivial hilarity. buggy land.Children.

lace as we alighted from the cars. Thenwe the year round, we are told, Notwithstanding the doors and win- do not seem to mind them
bathe here in the surf. If dows screened the had insinuated much. We believe that
looked across the lake, a half-mile they open were pests firmly a hardyrace
eastward, where the Royal Poinciana the north wind is a little too sharp for themselves into the bed-room, will grow up here, with legs ro-

Hotel lifted its majestic proportions delicate people some day, they resort to but none invaded the sacred penetralia bust enough to stand the rasping of

against the tropical, misty moon, andit the swimming-poolwhich is walled all of the bed screen, and our slumberwas the pineapple leaves, and faces bronzed

made all this fanfaronade seem cheap round with quadrangle of dressingrooms deep and refreshing. and toughened against the vermin,who

indeed. and kept pumped, full of un- There was hardly a ,half-hour, dayor will neither know, nor seek a better

We waited three days, before goingover warmed sea water. Here on the night, when there was not a spank- country.Of .

like the master of the banquetwho broad ledge,enclosing the pool the ing breeze blowing from some quarter.On sandflies and fleas we saw noth-1
keeps the best wine to the last. bathers lie around in a dissipated kindof the weather side of the house they ing whatever; our experience ''with
in the sunshine and wafted One could sit them has to be made.
Morning and evening we sat on the way, soaking were away. on yet
veranda of the little hotel,almost downto the brine; besotted all day long (so the veranda in unbroken peace and ..- '

the water's edge, and watched the they say) with alternate sun-bath and enjoy to the full the incomparably find Editor Farmer and Pear FruitGrower.On Cider.. -

sun go down with fiery splendors into seabath, even in the case of invalids. evenings. Only now and then a mos- page 475 ,of your issue of July

the great and mysterious Everglades, And they get well in spite of all the quito falls,into the eddy of one's chair, 22d, 1893, under the head, of Pear

and come up out of the Gulf Stream I drug givers. forges his way up behind one's body, Cider, ,you say a good cider can be
Between the new hotel and the and casts anchor at last quite out of
with "the pomp of Persian morn- made out of the .LeCoute pear. T
ings." During the rainy season in Poinciana,running east and west across breath, in the leeward of one's ear. would like to know exactly how to

South Florida the atmospheric effectsare "the strip," they are grading a.spacious A well.appointed house has a small make,and keep pear cider. If you do

often very fine. We watched the lawn. ,Where the surface IS too screened veranda or vestibule, and it not know can you refer me to someone

hundreds of laborers flitting betweenthe low the muck thrown to the rear, is unwritten etiquette' that the person who does ? I want the exact pro
the sand is filled in and the muck re entering during the 'mosquito season
trees, grading and ditching, or cess. The LeConte makes a very
clambering over the rafters of the new placed, thus making a foundation fora shall stop a moment and brush away good wine as a party here is demon-

hotel, above the tops of the highesttrees. copious growth of grass. the insects, ,then slip'quickly and strating.If .

For miles, above and below The Royal Poinciana hotel is sim- deftly inside, like little Dr. Chillip.In you prefer to answer about ciderin

_the hotel, in the cool of the eveningthe plicity itself-a sample of the Colonial threading the narrow and tortuous your excellent paper, all right.
cyclers were spinning along the architecture, with hip-roof pavilionsand paths' through the scrubimpassableto SHANNON.

sea-wall, in and out among the cocoa- long rows of dormer-windows; the a'horse-which the pineapple planters Ocean Springs, Miss. r- -,'1-

: nut palms, past the cottages and villas whole painted a ,light, very light pea- use in visiting each other we found If you cannot purchase a cider mill _

I i of winter residents, miles of elaborate green, trimmed with white. It is not the mosquitoes thicker than they were and press, you can make out tolerablywell
inappropriate;: here. New Englandowns in town. If one stopped a moment
tropical gardening.Then in the following manner. Provide
this place; New England lives they arose in great numbers, and a
one afternoon, accompaniedby a stout barrel and block up un-
here in the winter; New England and handkerchief or a switch would be
an appreciative guide, we steppedinto derneath it so that the head shall not
New York pay $150 a front foot for found necessary to keep them from
the little ferry launch and shot be pounded out. Let the pears get ripe.
this land and build on it their"Castlesof fastening to one's neck and face. But
swiftly across to the pier in front of Pour a half bushel at a time into the
Indolence." This grand Puritancal in the open sunlight, where fifty or
the'great hotel. barrel and pound them up fine witha
pile befits the ancestors of these winter more laborers were working on the bed
While we cheerfully concede to the flat headed wooden maul. Take
dwellers, if not<;> themselves. of the hew railroad, they did, not pay
poinciana a royal rank, unquestionably another barrel, bore a number of holesin
the cocoanut palm is imperial. MOSQUITOES.On much attention to them. the bottom, put into it several inchesof

Some of the oldest of the many hun- this subject we will try to write At evening as the train swept by the wiregrass or oat straw, pour the

dreds scattered about with the pictur- with candor and impartiality. The plantations we saw rustic youths and pomace in on it,put on,a fellower madeof
maids and children of
esque irregularity of a forest are already first thirty six hours we were in West women many boards cut so as to fit the barrel,
over fifty feet high. Each of Palm Beach the sky was overcast, them evidently, of gentle blood, prom- then '''block up on it and put a lever
about the the
them bears aloft one gigantic many- with dashes of rain, and the weatherwas enading depots or along across to serve ,as a press.It .
leaved plume, a single leaf often delightful; hardly a mosquito 'to paths ,through the unfenced fields. is difficult to keep cider in this
Most of the and had each
twenty feet long,arching grandly out be seen or heard anywhere. The women girls alight climate except by treating it with
overhead, not riddled by the wind clouds cleared away, the breeze beganto I palmetto switch tied to the wrists, deleterious drugs. Mustard seed'will
which wafted about their
like the awkward flapping,sails of the come in from the Everglades andit they gently keep it in a temperate climate but
banana, but gracefully fringed by na brought along the monotonous little I faces. Healthier people could not be whether it will in Florida we cannot
in Florida in fact
ture. True, these coronets are all songsters. The third day at dinner seen anywhere ; they state. If thoroughly sterilized by
had much better color than the native
newly made, and are still far short of the host remarked that the mosquitoseason being heated to the, boiling point,
farmers of the woods in the
their magnificent original amplitude, had really begun at last, beinga piney skimmed and bottled, it will usually
northern counties. of
the old dead leaves hanging idly down little belated, and at supper he Plenty boys ran keep for several months, but this pro-
around barefooted to the knees
by the trunk; but the new crests are would have to make a smudge. They now cess also we have not seen tried in
and then their faces.
slapping
coming on apace, and we are glad to were quite too thick for comfort, din this climate.
Of the hundred more'men' whomwe .
be able to state on the authority of !, ner was dispatched with haste with saw cultivating or the plants or ship- Protection for> i Pineapples.editor .
the gardener, who has climbed up and no small amount of slapping, the des- Farmer and Fruit-Grower.
examined the tardy ones, that not sert was left half consumed and the ping fruit only one wore a mosquitobar Can you give me the address of .
about his face. He had
above one in a hundred will die from guests retired from the table with probablyworn some near-by Southern cotton mill, or
it in the but had thrownit
the effects of the cold last winter. mutterings and laughter.' morning, agency, from whom I could procure a
Some are even blossoming, but they The thought of being obliged to havea up over his hat during the afternoon.IN quantity of cotton cloth for making

show that they were. chilled by cast- smudge in the dining room in orderto SHORT. "plant-bed cloth" ?

ing most of the little nuts. Probablynone eat' in comfort seemed ominous, To sum all in a word, we would say I have 15,000 to ,18,000 pineapplesthat

will bear until next season; but and we regarded the prospect with no that thin-skinned, nervous people, are doing nicely in southern Polk

if they progress as they are now doing small consternation. At supper the dudes and nothings had better stay 4[:ounty, Florida, despite Jack Frost's

and the old leaves are trimmed host was as good as his word, and away from that country. Men with mentions last winter, and my friend

away the guests next winter will when we entered the room we became some purpose in life, with somethingto Hampton there and myself are figuringn

hardly know that any misfortune ever aware that it was pervaded witha do, will not be scared away by all ) a plan for winter protection to the

happened them. very different atmosphere. He had the mosquitoes we have seen yet. No beds with plant cloth, hence my in-

Time fails to tell of the ramble simply poured a small quantity of doubt delicate 'women would tire of quiry. H. G. WURDEMAN,

over "the strip," the sudden emerg-- Persian insect powder into a tin the burden of keeping within screened Old Orchard, Mo.

ence from the scrub upon the slow can, touched a match to it and doors two or three months. Yet thereIs Write the Atlanta Cotton Mills, Atlanta -

and solemn heaving of the sea, the I placed it on a block under the table; seldom a day in the height of the Ga,



........-== ._- ..= -' .,... -.-. ..' .. ..... .. .. ..--.. .'..' .:;." :;" .:; "" .:;.---"'- -:......=....;;:.-..;- :: -- 0"' ,"-.... --+- ... ., L.I Ii

i
i
1
i,: .
i
1

,
'

.... ..$.,.. tttfc: ftofcibA frAfeMBK' : Afcb #" $UI$ROW1Ck.. JULY 2',
-



DO NOT BUY FERTILIZERS


'Unless you know who you are dealing with. "CHEAP" Fertilizers are dear at any price. Our motto in, "GOOD FERTILIZER CHEAP," (not
1. Cheap Fertilizers at Low Prices,) and we point with pride to the'reputation attained by' the LITTLE BROS.' Brands wherever used.

: For present conditions we recommend the use of the following brand'described in our Circular Letter of December ji, 1894, and which has already.
been used extensively : HM f
t.
BRAND Special attention is also called to the following brand : .
"OSTEYER DESPAIR
> 'jRuCi: :: FE: R.'rajzzEa: .. .
Ammonla..6 to 7 percent. "I"': '
AvailablePhosphoricAcid..4t06 ." Ammonla..s I to 4 per cent. .
"' Available Phosphoric Acid..6 to 8" -'
Potash, (Actual.3.) too Potash (Actual) ....,........4 to 6" .
PRICE, ,$32.00 Per Ton f. o. b,, Jacksonville. PRICE, $22.00 Per Ton, f. o. b., Jacksonville.
I .
; Lowest prices on Cotton Seed Meal, Nitrate Soda, Sulphates and Muriates of Potash. 'Write us for prices on any thing you may need.

LITTLE BROS'; FERTILIZER AND PHOSPHATE CO. JACKSONVILLE, FLA.

--
-

( THE" ORANGE GROVES ,OF THE size, condition, exposure, etc., the Comparative: Hardiness of Different, I bud, and those are all on sour stocks.
II, f WEST. COAST. three last named were killed to the, ,Citrus Stooks. This experience, taken in connectionwith
ground, stock and all, while the first that already given, shows that
The Winter of 1894 and Its Effects. \named were seriously injured, but not The following discussion, which took place at there are dissimilarities in the, effectsof
eighth annual meeting of the Florida State Horticultural -
killed below the bud. Of the same Society (Jacksonville, May 7th, 8th and the cold in different groves and in
BY A. L. DUNCAN OF DUNEDIN,FLA. 9th. 1895)). is published,by permission in advanceof
varieties of trees ten old different places so that it would be
'- orange years the forthcoming report of the Society; the latter ;
The following paper, read before the eighth on sweet and sour orange stocks, in a substantial volume,full of up-to-date horticultural almost impossible to draw general con-
annual meeting of the Florida State Horticultural Information,is now in preparation, and
Society (Jacksonville.May 7th,8th and 9th, same. grove, those on sweet stocks will be sent free to anyone remitting $i, as a clusions that would be at all reliable'from
1895)),is p bUShed, by permission, in advance of suffered least'because larger and more membership fee. to A. H. Manville, Secretary, the condition of things in differ-
the forthcomine report by the Society; the latter, Gten St.,Mary, Fla.
a substantial volume, full of up-to-date horticul- thrifty. ent groves or different localities. I
tural information, is now in preparation? and all stocks suffered think, on the whole, that the proba-
will be sent free to any one remitting $i, as a Young trees on E. S. Hubbard Mr. President, I
membership fee to A. H. Manville, Secretary, alike-that is, killed to the.ground.! would like. to hear something as to the bility is, that seedlings would 'suffer
Glen St. Florida.
Mary
Speaking of our own groves of( comparative, hardiness of the different rather less than budded trees, because
Mr. President and Members the there is certain of-the
of a interruption
nearly 200 acres, had we fertilized, citrus stocks. From my own experience -
State Horticultural Society: more ,freely from the first, toe trees this year, the sour orange stock flow of sap at the bud, the seedling is

,J The freezes of December 28 and 29 would have been larger, would, have has not proved as hardy as the,sweet all one, and there is.not that checkingup
; last injured! our young lemon and paid, expenses sooner, would have orange stock of( the same size. would as it were, at that particular point;
grape fruit, groves seriously ; also ,been less, injured; now and we would like,,to hear also as to the rough lemon but, in all other respects, I believethe
young orange trees, especially in low have been better able to sustain the stock." sour stock has stood various calami--

.. places. 'However; we estimated on loss. In addition to the above thought, Lyman Phelps-" I ;had a few old ties the best, and I think, on the
February 1St that our crop 'of'oranges' the most.important as-.well as the most rough lemon stocks, which were bud- whole, other things being equal, it is 1
for'the next year would be about one- practical precaution that 'I can sug- ded eighteen .years ago, and were capable about.as hardy for cold weather. In
third of that for the past season. gest for the protection of ,our groves of bearing fifteen to eighteen rapidity of growth the sour stock. ex-
"
The freezes,of February 8th and pth (from freezes such as those of the past boxes of fruit each for the last ten cels the sweet seedling.

found our trees full of sap and, as a winter, are to bud low, bank, up wellin years. They were killed to the Mr. Phelps-"Even in the same
rule leafless, and the damage was se- the fall with dry soil. After ;rains ground.,, I think they were worse split township, certain groves put out earlier
vere in the extreme. Our old sweet j from December 1st to March 1st rake than any stocks I had.. Next to those than others. At the time of the' last
seedling trees have lost about two- 'over or loosen the soil so banked up,: the sour orange was most injured. I I freeze, in February, the sap was flowing -
thirds of their tops, and budded 1 that it may dry out quickly l and thus don't know of a sour orange stock that in my trees, and the majority of
groves set out ten years ago have been 1 prevent penetration' of frost. These was not split to the ground. In the them were showing a great deal l of
cut back about three-fourths. Some will save the base of buds, stock and hammock, under ,the live oak trees I bloom. The December freeze had

bloom is now appearing in the groves, I crown roots from any freezes likelyever t very large oaks, seventy-five, eighty not killed them back, on the average,
but nothing worthy of notice excepting I to visit Florida, and during the and ninety feet high, with trunks two two inches, they were almost in half--
that we 'can say that all our groves past winter such protection would feet; through), and where the sour !leaf; the new growth was as long as
for next year or season will not be altogether have been worth millions upon millions trees were so intertwined in those large I my finger, the week previous to February -
fruitless. i to the citrus industry of our, trees that they cannot be taken up, I, 8.Vhen I started for the meet-
In March we began cutting off at State. there: the sour trees are killed. I.don't ; ing of the Executive Committee in
the ground, all trees killed below the Citrus fruit growing i in ,Florida has know of one that is not split to the I Jacksonville, on February S, I could
bud, leaving all standing that we suffered a most dreadful reverse. It ground. Back in the dense places in see thousands and thousand of buds
thought would grow above the stock. is doubtful if any single industry, i in the; hammock, where shrubs grow so coming out all over my grove."

Since then many of the doubtful ones any State, has ever sustained so greata thick that you can' hardly go through, W.3.. Hart"Soon after the last
have died to the ground. In going loss; but it has not been, destroyed, there are a few wild sour trees, with freeze I received a list of questionsfrom
through our groves recently, we have nor will it be. The Anglo-Saxon race trunks six inches in diameter,'and those Mr. Wombwell, State Commis-
endeavored to determine whether has never accepted defeat in that trees are split in the same way. I sioner of Agriculture; among them he
those cut down in earlY' March have spirit. The usual seasons will return, don't know of asingle, sweet stock in asked which showed the least injury,
shown new' growth sooner than those and oranges, lemons, limes and grapefruit my grove, from six to ten inches' in the trees budded on sweet stock or
.
not so cut off, but that have since died matchless, as to.quali.y in,all the diameter, that is split below the forks.; those on sour. At that time I could
below the. bud, but we can, however, world, will be produced again in but in no case have the sour stocks not tell him, but I think I can now answer
arrive at no definite conclusion. great abundance. .'escaped." the question I l Have two small

We have used as stocks sweet and Respectfully submitted, Geo. R. :Fairbanks-"I will, give groves, of about two acres each, that
I, sour orange, grape fruit and rough A. L. DUNCAN. my experience. Nearly all of my are side by side, with a belt of high
lemon. The sweet orange and grape .-. grove is budded on sour stocks. It timber fully fifty feet wide around and
,
fruit stumps appear to send up.new i is a hammock grove, and there are a between them. One of them is on
growth: earliest and with greatest great many ,large forest trees growing sweet stock, the other on sour; half of
vigor, the sour orange being slowest i 1lt, there Isa good deal of shelter; the stocks in the one on sour were
of'all. 4t1::t but asa general thing those trees that 'stumps,' wild trees taken from the

The same variety. of orange buddedon ,,.. .'" a... have.been budded anywhere from two forest, the other half sour seedlings
all kinds.of stocks seems to 'have to nine years are killed to the ground. The one on sweet stocks was planted
You Can't
suffered less on the sour orange, size There rare some older trees in the about two years before the other., Bothof
and other conditions being equal ; Beat Elasticity, ,grove that have been. budded since these groves have been cut back to

though it is very certain that the top; Manufacturers soft wire fencos have triedit ,j880-;: three-fifths,, of these, are putting the main limbs, and the trees 'now: form
affects' the hardiness of the stock to a for years, Unruly bulls, runaway horses,, out apoye, the bud, some of them} pretty good hat-racks. There is a lit-
remarkab'le'de lee.: Of orange, l lemon, arid'all out kinds on It of farm and still stock it 'waves'have tired above themselves al pretty high up. Those that werebudded tie difference in favor of those on sweet
I lime and grape fruit on sour orange competition. For z full particulars address before 1882 are thirty percent | stocks, but not more than is accounted

r. roots, same in all respects as to age, PAGE WOVEN WIRE| ,FENCE CO.. ,, Adrian,.Mich. of them sprouting above the I for by the difference in age. I think4s

M -

1



iIIIL: .- u. __.. ._ ___ ._




J
1895. THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER. 469

, -
if they had been of the same age it a foot or two from, the ground. A Boone's Early Orange. seedlings of Maltas, Jaffas, Rodis or
would have been impossible to have Chinaman: who has a grove, ,at De -Editor Farmer and Pruit-Grower: Florida round oranges that have been
told which were damaged the most. It Land, had some trees moved betweenthe I note in your issue of July 13 the grown for generations than in (fruits
seems to me that this is a fair test, as first and second freeze", and strangeto criticism of Mr. C.; A. ,Boone on that like this light-colored hybrid that
conditions were the same in both say, those trees that Were moved part of my article,No. 3 on Varietiesof might be properly classed as an
cases." showed no apparent injury from the Oranges which discusses'the"' Boone aurantium pomelo.
Mr. Fairbanks-"I would like to second cold; they are starting out, orange. I do not claim to be infallible E. S. HUBBARD.
hear from Mr. Stevens." even the small twigs. I have, five but in these articles I did try in a Federal Point, Fla.
H. B. Stevens-"In my section, the small grape fruit trees about" that high concise manner to give a conservativeestimate S .
Citra district, the groves are mostly on (indicating) that are still alive and of the merits and' demerits Letter from Major Campbell.
sour stock, many of them having been perfectly green. A number of people oithe'leading'! varieties_ of( oranges. I
formed by grafting the native wild sour have asked me how it came about.It used the word, "anomaly" in the {[CONTINUED.]
trees. Not long .since Mr. Fairbanks is a little secret, but I will.let it out. specific sense. of the third or natural We often hear people talk about the
asked me if I had any sweet trees, andI I simply took them up before the history'definition in Webster's: International lack of ,forage in Florida, and a solu-
gave him,the history of one grove, a freeze and buried them, and planted 'Dictionary. "Any deviation tion of the forage problem, that was
sixty five-acre grove. Ten acres of them again afterwards." (laughter). from. 'the essential characteristics ofa solved long since by the old planters,
this grove was planted in 1877, the Mr. Phelps-"One of neighbors specific type." Substituting "A" in pearl millet, corn fodder, pea-vines
trees being, when planted, one-year-old made up his mind to move two' large for ,"Any," this is exactly what Mr. and beggarweed. They didn't leave all
E
buds on sour stocks. That same spring, trees next his house; there was proba- Boone claimed his orange to be in this to hunt all over creation to find
after the freeze of December, 1876, I bly, twelve or fifteen boxes of fruiton both fruit and foliage. some new-fangled stuff, but utilized
took some of the frozen fruit and plant- these trees at the time he decidedto 'Mr. Boone says "facts, and facts what' they had, and not half of that.
i ed the seed, and from the sweet seedlings move them ;;, expecting to move only. I. wish! togo to the.public, and Right here in Marion county thereare
;j thus obtained nearly all of the them this spring, he dug a trench en- the public shall know them," but although more different' kinds of grass making -
; remainder of the grove was planted; tirely round the trees, that was before the facts that follow were appearance than in any place "I
some of the sweet seedlings planted in the first freeze, but he has not moved given him in the correspondence with ever saw, and that which has the worst
I the grove were budded and some were the trees yet, and they stand there to. me which he refers to, he very natu- name and is most despised is of as
not. As I have' said, nearly all of the day entirely uninjured by the cold rally perhaps does not state them; and much utility, when properly used, as
fifty-five acres remaining, after the original they have passed through, they have although I believe there are merits, any of them. I had an idea,,until last
'ten acres had been planted in bud- not not died back an inch. Those are and I may say great possibilities in the season it was a pest and not fit for
ded trees on sour stocks were planted the only live trees anywhere about me Boone orange which I hope will be grazing. Now I am prepared to say
from,those sweet seedlings, some budded that I know of, and they are full of developed and,fixed, yet the very per- nut-grass, when properly used, is a
and some not budded. To this life and 'full ''of oranges." In ,the sonal and very offensive! manner in good grass for grazing. When not
,there is one exception, namely, two Thayer, grove about ''two-thirds: ''of the which he attacks me compels me to properly used, it is a pest. ,It has this
hundred trees, budded on sour stocks, trees are sweet stocks and one-third' give'these facts to the public. virtue, all must admit : it makes ,one
set out about ten years ago, these be- sour stocks; the most of them are bud- The public '''I am acquainted with plow a little oftener that he likes some-
ing large, bearing trees when plantedin ded about three" feet from the ground; expects 'an extra early orange to be times, and give attention to his crop
the grove. the sour stocks are in very ,much the pleasantly sweet edibly as soon as he otherwise would 'not.
"Now the, result r of the freeze is worst condition." colored enough 'to ship. The Boone Johnson grass also has a bad name,
this: In a portion of the original ten H. E. Anderson-"My. sweet seed undoubtedly colors earlier than ordi with some people-simply ,because
acres we burned resin on the night of lings are coming out all right all over nary oranges and-so does' the grape they are not well, acquainted with' it.,
February 7th; we had one hundred the grove, (my grove is all'upon high' fruit of. which it.gives every evidenceof In addition? ? its being a'No. ,i: grazing -
and fifty fires going for nine hours, land), while the buds on sour stocksare being a hybrid, but the grape fruitis grass, it 'IS a fine forage grass'as
I think acid till late. Itshould also be well it also has the virtue of
not coming, a great manyof remembered ; making
and between two ,and three acres of
this portion of the escaped them 'are killed; even'in the ground. that the tastes of fruit eaters one plow a little deeper than is his
grove very Wherever I find a seedling I find it differ and I have heard many peoplesay habit.
well of these tree out
some put new
; '' '
growth'up to within a few inches ot growing. 'have a great 'many, even oranges were delicious' that were Now whilst you cannot get rid of
small seedlings' that are 'spr'outinghigh sour enough to make 'the traditional either by trying.to kill them out-and
the top and from that, the height of
,
from the The pigs squeal. thank the Maker of all
ground.
up day : good things
the trees of' the live wood grades off
in various, according, to the before I came down here, I 'examined Mr; E. H. Hart and myself tested, you can't-you can, by proper plow-
stages ''I have'in comparatively Boone oranges from ing keep them under till
amount of heat received from the thoroughly a grove charge your crop
fires. Sixteen these trees that is budded on sour stocks, and I the original ,tree, and they were ,no is laid by, and they are both humus
are now
did not find but one shoot startingin sweeter the last of November than making plants to a large extent. To
in bloom this being due of to
the influence, of the heat., course, that grove. From the experience other oranges of equal acidity. Rev. get the good' of either they must be
given here today, it is difficult to,forman Lyman Phelps has fruited this orange fed at'the proper stage, before they
"As to the other trees on sour stocksin opinion as to the relative hardinessof two years on ',the same tree with the form woody stems and go! to seed.
the original ten acres, where we the sweet and sour stocks. The Jaffa, ,and' it sweetened\ no earlier than After that nothing will graze on nut
had no fires, there are no stocks split, gentlemen having groves on 'hammock the' Jaffa. 'Mr. W. H. H. Holdridge grass, but Johnson grass even after
and there are very few trees that have land, seem to agree thatthe sour stock stated in the discussion on varieties, going to seed, if the stem is not too
not put out .above the bud, anywherefrom has stood ,the best; on the other hand, at the last'State ''Horticultural Society pithy and if ,cut up in inch lengths
four to eight feet. Of the two my own experience'and, observation meeting, ''that he had fruited the or- with a sheaf of oats in a cutting box,
hundred large trees on sour stocks set on pine land is that the sweet stocks ange and it was no earlier than any makes a feed horse and :cows eat up
out about ten years ago nearly all have ,stood the best." other orange, while Mr. Phelps statedin clean. The seed on a sheaf of Johnson -
have put out above the bud, and no the same discussion that he did not grass I find to1 be almost equal to
trunks have split. consider the orange established. The the heads of a sheaf of oats;' in 'the
"A few of the budded sweet seed. I, almost universal, experience, inimproving absence of sheaf oats, take a bundleof
." lings have started above the bud, FraudauRsFruitWrappers. fruits and vegetables is that desir- corn fodder. To make good hay
but most of them are killed below the ablequalitiescan be quickly fixed only from Johnson grass you I must cut it'little a
bud. The sweet seedlings that were by selections from crossings of closely before or just as it blooms. Prop-
not budded, ,as well as well as those NO MORE CHEATING. related varieties. erly cured at that stage-and it will
that were budded, are' not, so far as Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may The lack of uniformity in the fruit get there before the rainy season in
my experience goes, starting anythinglike now know that' they get an honest ream of: the original tree can ,be improved June-it makes good hay ; if let go
as well as budded trees on sour of ream 480 sheets as some and unscrupulous not 400 or 320 dealers sheetsto ay progressive selective budding from beyond that stage, it will not make hay
stocks." supply.,, trees: that produce the highest per- worth the time to save. Cut it down
E. O. Painter.-"With me the OUR "FAIR ,AND SQUARE"Printed I centages.of thin skinned, nearly>,seed- then: and use it as above, and it will
sweet seedlings seem to be comingout less, fine-tissued, early-sweetening sprout again. It is no trouble to keep
the best. My brother-in-law 'has of 1000 Wrappers each, and are each put UP.l Wrapper paokages is fruit; but' the probabilities are that the ahead of it by plowing with a good

a sweet seedling grove, which I ride numbered, in printing, consecutively J retrograde t tendency to many-seeded, turning; plow, a twister, or anything
by every evening, and I notice that from 1 to 1000. No one can I coarse.tissued: and acid fruit has not which does not invert, the sod and
away ,up in the top of. some 'of the HONESTLY BEATour 1 been overcome by the: first promiscuous I expose; the roots to the sun. Only cultivate -
trees the new growth IS starting out, prices. Send for sampler;)and prices 1 1to" budding from so extreme a cross as : it when exposed to the sun, the
but this new growth is always on the I the Boone orange. roots are as easily killed as>any other
upright limbs, the lateral limbs are THE JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO. Heredity tells in 'fruits as well as in grass.; It will grow on any :kind ;df
,
killed. In my own grove, in most JERSEY CITY, N. J. animals, ,and there.i is much more certainty land and make a permanent pasture.
cases, the trees are starting out above N. B.-We do not deal unprinted 1 of fixity of type ;and uniformity Unless you use it 'as befcre,stated you
the bud; some of the trees are starting wrappers. C)if fruit in the seedlings and buds of lad better not have it on your place;


I
I



-
-- "
-
-- ----- ,--- -- -
-
-- ,

r .


470 THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FBUIT-OROWEB. JULY 27,
,
'
'
.! .


A ,. FERTILIZER FOR $27.OO A TON. .
'

'
"THE
! ,, IDEAL
"

j. '
.
A Complete High Grade Fertilizer, Especially Adapted to ;

; h iAE -V-EGET..ABI.t-ES: AT T1 > O1 A1 GE i T EES. '

;' ,r .-, I. I. .
j GU.A.RAN'rEED ANA.LYSIS I
.
: Ammonia, 4% to biz per cent.
I Available Phosphoric Acid, 4 to 6 per cent. '
I Potash (Actual) 6 to 8 per cent.
{i' Equivalent to Sulphate of Potash, 11 to 13 per cent.

; 'Made Exclusively from Cotton Seed Meal, Nitrate of Soda, Blood, and Bone, Acid Phosphate and Sulphate of Potash.

! '
! We also have a large supply of the'Celebrated H. J. Baker & Bro.'s,Complete Vegetable and Orange Tree Manures. Also a CompleteS
ock'of all Agricultural Chemicals, Fine Ground Tobacco Stems, C. S. Meal, Blood and Bone, Fine Ground Bone, Potash, Etc.

WE SEEK THE GROWERS DIRECT AND SOLICIT CORRESPONDENCE.

\ Write. Us for Prices before Buying.
i ., '%ILSON die TOOMER\ ,

r: THIS XMECRTTUTwlSSESR HOUSE OH* FLORIDA.. .
---
.
use it at the proper time and you will late crops, but whether we can makeit A Manitoba View. To Protect Corn from Weevil.
have 'a plant good for both grazing! of corn and keep it through' the Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower.I Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
and forage. I have some now gone to next'three' or four months is the ques- am greatly pleased with the solid Will you kindly let me know throughthe
seed. Mules and horses are both fond tion. If we can make silage of 'our goodsense of THE FLORIDA FARMERAND columns of your valuable paper
of the seed heads; at this stage cut it corn then plant the same land with FRUIT-GROWER. I notice one the best method of keeping weevil out
close to the ground, so it will sprout I cowpeas and make silage of them we person promptly discontinues his sub- of corn? I 'will have perhaps 1,500or
again; bind into sheaves, and cut the can make more beef and more butterto scription on the expression of a differ- 2,000 bushels, and will want to
heads with a cutting box as far back as the acre than the celebrated Elgin ence as to the fence law. This is keep some of it until corn comes in
there is seed, but no further, and you I district of Illinois.Is childish and puerile,leading one to again if it is possible to do so. I am
will have something good to make a there any good reason why corn suppose that a mind so easily altered willing to go to any,reasonable expensein
mixed feed. Whenever you hear one should not be'cut as is done in the may not possibly be the best judge of using preventives if I can be reasonably
say Johnson grass'is not a good thing, West instead of pulling fodder as is the pros and cons of a disputable mat- assured that it will have the
you will hear from_ one who has not the Florida custom ? ter. Is there no question of principlein desired effect.
used it: right. J. N.: TAYLOR. this fence! dispute? ,It appears a I Being a subscriber to your valuable (
J tf Timothy} makes the best (of} hay Macclenny, Fla. parallel to our herd law, which is argued paper,' I take the liberty of seekingthis
when cut' in the: bloom, but if; left to Captain W. I. Vason, of Tallahassee over and over, but the questionof information from you. \
mature seed, and the stalk becomes 'and Mr. Edward Winter of De- right or wrong never arises ; simply, E. H. MOTE.
woody, it is no better than the Johnson Land, are perhaps the best authorityon will it suit my pocket ? Until we takea Leesburg, Fla. .
grass in the same condition. silos in Florida. broad and as far as possible unselfish Shell the corn and store it in tight
CHAS. W. CAMPBELL, SR. If corn is cut and shocked in the view of these matters, there will alwaysbe granaries or hogsheads.: If any aper-
Campobello Plantation, Marion Co. rainy season it is apt to mold in the litigation. But that will be the tures are left for ventilation, let them
shock. To prevent this the shocks Millenium, I suppose be small ones close to the bottom.
Trouble With Celery Plants. ought to be made small and open, GEORGE E. WALKER. Place saucers around over the grain,
not over fifty hills to' the shock. As Manitoba. about one to fifty bushels, and fill them
Usually it is exceedingly difficult to soon as it is cured snfficiently to with bi-sulphide of carbon. Do this
grow celery plants in mid-summer on make it safe the shocks should be
about once in three weeks. Be
Opposes A No Fence Law. very
account of the beetles and other in-
hauled in and stored in barns bar-
or careful not to near the saucers with I
i go
and Fruit
Editor Farmer Grower.I
sects which on the foliage. It
prey racks. The best is it
plan to set on a light this substance is explosive. It !
has been found however that much talk about the stockof ;
strong
.end, with stringers about four feet see so be procured from Edward R.
tobacco water is an effective antidote I Florida nuisance I would may
apart and five or six feet from the being a Taylor manufacturing chemist, Cleve-
against these; but now comes another floor, to prevent the fodder from set- like to say a word or two. If the land Ohio, in fifty-pound cans. I
the mole cricket. This insect stock had to be fenced instead of ,
pest, tling down into a compact mass and up I
does not eat the foliage, but it cuts off molding. running at large it is like saying, take Seedlings vs. Buds. :
the roots in making its tunnels, and so the stock out of Florida and, the priceof Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: :
lifts the earth as to upset the plants 1' meat would go up. As it is any This is an excellent week for all field t
and leaves the roots exposed to the air, Grapes for Indian River. one that will try can raise enough and garden products; there will be
which makes them wither and soon Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. meat for himself and family and some abundant crops of each. Orange trees,
they will disappear so completely that Will you kindly give me some in- to spare. in some instances, are making phenomenal -
the casual observer would think they formation on grapes suitable for this Again our fields are the best pasture growth. Five groves, owned re-
had been consumed.The latitude, except scuppernongs? '''What that we have; if we turn our fields out spectively by Dr.Pendleton, Mrs. Mary
only effective remedy againstthis early grapes are doing best; distanceto how are we going to pasture them? Brownlow R. McDuffee, Dr. Will
tormentor will be to sift the earth set, etc.? Is the Malaga fruiting Besides we will have to gather every- iams and W. M. Moore, in this imme-
that is used, in making the seed beds, in this State ? I have a seedling thing and feed it from the barns. diate vicinity, will each have fair cropsof
and to make these inside of tight Malaga eighteen months old which Peas, pinders, potatoes are all good oranges the season of 189596.If .
board enclosures which will excludethe rivals the wild grape to make vine. hog feed and tedious to gather; put our this new growth, coming as it is
mole cricket. Even then it will Should it be cut back like the Nia hogs in and they will gather them and from below the bud in old budded
be found in one now and then, but if gara? We have a native grape which then we have good meat and sausage. trees, fifteen or twenty-year-old stock
a large number of boxes are made it never fails to bear a full crop ; its, When the stock law comes, if it ever will bear as soon as they would if
will,be shut out from most of them local names are legion, Prairie, St. does, it will hurt Florida as bad as thee budded (and I am of opinion they will),
and the plants will escape its ravages. Augustine and !Houston, being th freeze. would it not be a suicidal policy to bud
4 most common. Will, send you a boxwhen Mr. Editor, I hope you and all you them ? It would cost thousands of dollars -
Corn for Silos. ripe to name. advocates of the no-fence law may to bpd them, and the value of the
'Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. Our pines are-coming. out wonder'_ live to be as gray as opossums, but I groves would be lesseced. What I desire -
Have'silos ever been tried in Flori- fully ; will have a good crop next yea. hope you will never live long enough upon this very important point is
da? Can corn be put in a silo now if Hicks does not send us anothei to see the stock law in Florida. further light. Will Brother Adamsor
andpreserved for winter use ? I am blizzard. 'P. A. MCMILLAN. J. A. LANGLEY. some other practical agriculturist
satisfied we can make silage of our Banyan, Fla. Leroy, Fla. "lighten our darkness?" T. J. W. .






.
-
-- -
-
--



'
1895. THE. FLORIDA FARMER AND. FRUIT-CrROWEB. 471
r _
-
-
finds time to ,take a deep interest' in '
Poultry. poultry-keeping, writes: POPULAR POULTRY FARM'
------------------------------------------------ "We had a fine hen that, accordingto
Edited by s. S. DeLANOY, Apopka, Fla. '
A PO P KA FLORIDA. ,
our ,count,laid fifty-six eggs in as. ,
Hen Talk. many consecutive days. But a neigh
A. LA G. W. H. bor tells us'that we were'_:certainly] 'mis + THOROUGHBRED 4-
Brown. Mr. White, I understandyou taken in the count-that a hen never -
are quite a poultry raiser, and if lays over six or seven consecutive days. INDIAN GAMES.
you have no objections to giving me a She says that they begin laying soon Good General Purpose Fowl. Best Table Fowl known.

little information, I should like to ask in the morning and lay later each day BLACK MINORCAS.Greatest .
you a few questions, i in regard to thebusiness \until the sixth, when, they lay in the layer of large, White Eggs.
from a market standpoint? afternoon. Then they skip the seventh.
White. Friend B., I am always Could you certainly,settle this troublefor BLACK LANGSHANS.General .
willing to give advice from a practicalor us? If not, we would be glad to purpose Fowl, Best Asiatic for Florida.
theoretical standpoint, to any hear from some one who has tested the FOWLS FOR SALE. B EGGS IN SEASON.

would-be poultryman as far as my matter." A few Cockerels at $i 50 and$s oo. Will cost more next month. Buy now and save 50 per
knowledge goes, and if I can assist As we have never paid much atten- cents. Fowls shipped at single express rates. One half the usual cost.

you in any way, would be pleased to tion to the number of eggs an individual MEAT MEAL, CRYSTAL GRIT, OYSTER SHELL, ETC.
answer your questions. hen laid in succession, only on an
Brown. I've never had much expe- average in a flock, and as we do not s. S. IleIAl TOY. PROP.Having .
rience in poultry raising, but I have an have much confidence In thetheory-of
other property will sell Orange and Poultry Farm located on Lake Apopka. 18
my
idea it is a business would like very the hen laying later_ each'day, and so ,Acres, 12 in Grove. Good building, stock, implements etc. Bargain price. Terms easy; or will
much, providing I could make it pay. on, we could not give any personal ex I exchange for well located,property. Write. .
It's not my idea to go into the fancy perience. All we felt certain about a
business, but rather to keep thoroughbred was that two-thirds of the eggs we'received Knapp Bros. are often compelled to Free to Our Readers. '
poultry for market purposes, eggs from our fowls were laid in the hang lanterns in the house to accom- All of our subscribers who have
and carcasses. morning-beyond. that we could not modate early layers in winter. Mr. roofs of any sort should send to
White. I see you have the right Marshall thinks there are times whena Messrs. F. W. Bird & Son, East Wai-
idea in regard to 'scrub vs. thoroughbred. say.But, feeling interested ourself, we at hen will lay two eggs in a day. Mr. pole, Mass., for.samples of their Ne-
Still you would have to' use once wrote the following"letter to twen-., Northrup had a hen that chose 4:30: ponset Red Rope Roofing Fabric.
considerable judgment in selectingyour ty-six prominent poultrymen and au- I o'clock in the morning for business, They come free and show a fabric
breed among the ,thoroughbredor thorities-men whom thought might and he has, known cases where three that will keep out water, frost, wind
you would be apt to make as great, give some interesting information on perfect eggs have been laid in forty- and vermin, and costs very much less
a mistake as though you started with the subject, and they did. The letter eight ,hours. And Mr. Drevenstedthas than shingles. We advise our readers -
dunghills. As you say your experience read as follows:. known two eggs to be laid in to send for samples even if theydo
is very limited, I would advise "Will you please let me know ,what twenty-four hours. Surely this has not want to buy immediately..
you to start in a small way and grow is the greatest number of days you have been an interesting and valuable experience -
up in the business. known a hen to lay in succession, and, meeting.-Farm. Poultry.
Brown. Well;then, suppose I start if possible, to what breed she belonged' ? *.
There deal made in wool]
in for eggs, which I think I 'would Also, if in your estimation, there is any- was quite a
prefer, do you think the 'Leghorns thing in the theory that a hen lays her here Tuesday. J. N. Daniel & Co.
sold Piser & Co. of Mobile
to H., Ala.,
would be the right breed to select? first egg early-in the morning, laying
( White. Yes, ,they are ,undoubtedly! later each day, until'eventually she lays:, 35,000 pounds, receiving nearly$6,000.- "f----: .
as good layers'as any breed before the ]late in the afternoon-then stops aday; tor same.-Chipley Banner. FREE COINAGE-16 to I I.It I.
public to-day, but there are several of and begins'again in the morning?" Who says peachesdon't pay in :West
Florida? Parties at DeFuniak shippeda is claimed by some that this "would giveus
The editor of Farm
the Mediterranean varieties that are a [ Poultry sent a double self-regulutlnff standard'whlleothers
close second and excel them in some out twenty-six letters and received carload to Detroit, Mich., that netted believelt would simply change the
: standard from one metal to another. There,
particulars, such as size of eggs and twenty,replies, which he prints in full, them over $1,700 after the freight was is no such uncertainty in regard to the fence
and then summarizes as follows:] paid. These were grafted fruit, not universal standard. The Coiled Spring remains the
unapproachable selfregulatorvforfarm
fowl.Brown.. If a person kept a large : According to the letters received, seedlings-Milton Clarion.A railroad, and park purposes. If ELASTICITY -
I do for the what i it has
flock and gave them proper care and the largest number of days a hen can good portion of the crop of string done for The can Page, there'll currency be .opposition.
attention, do you think it would pay lay in succession must be credited to or Valentine beans, which were not PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian,Mich.
this far south (DeSoto county) as a a Creeper, owned by Mr. Rankin, it sent to Northern markets on accountof
business? Could a person find a mar- having laid two hundred eggs in two prevailing low prices, are now being
ket in Florida for eggs and fowls ? or hundred consecutive days. Mr.Felch gathered and shelled, and in this State FLORIDA ]REAL ESTATEWanted
would it pay to ship to Philadelphia or and Mr. Babcock come next highest, sell readily for ten cents per quart.
! New York ? with one hundred and fifty-nine and They are considered to be excellent in Exchange for Unencum-
White. These questions are posers; one hundred and thirty-five respect- eating.-Eustis Lake Region. beredMASSACHUSETTS
there are a good many if's in the way. ively, credited to a White Leghorn in Colonel Nichols, who has chargeof COTTAGE LOTS
The first is, can you raise a large por- the first case and a Bolton Gray in the the Chicago Phosphate mines, remarked -
tion of your feed? If so, that wouldbe next.The to Captain McDavid the at $1OO Each.
one dificulty overcome, and one of other reports are under fifty, other day that he had been in every
the most important. If your local or with the laurels divided between the clime on this mundane sphere where -
nearby markets could handle any Barred Plymouth Rocks, White'and oranges grow, and the finest are Near Station and Bathing Beach
,
great amount, if you could enter intoan Brown Leghorns, Light Brahmas and grown in this State. He proposes to
agreement to furnish some of the Silver Wyandottes. Extra good layingis plant forty acres near his mines and -
large hotels that now depend upon the also shown for the Golden Spangled advises the young men of Marion CHAPIN FARM AGENCY,

North for their supplies (simply be- Hamburgs, Dark Brahmas, Black Mi- county to put out small groves, give 3-23-tf St. Augustine, Fla.
cause they can't depend upon the norcas, and a Spanish Plymouth Rock them good attention and in a few
Florida supply in sufficient quantities, crossbred. ,The majority say the bulk years become independent. Ocala ITALIANYou're
as I understand,) which can and of eggs are laid in the morning, which Banner., BEESHATCH
should be furnished by Floridians, rather cripples'the theory. The convention of county commis- The keep the bees loser to gather unless I
these are problems that would have to Mr. Felch also tells of wonderful sioners for seventeen counties in South l'ou.sweets Bee of Keeping nature about!.
be worked out largely by yourself. It laying by a flock, and, refers to the Florida closed its session in Tampa Pleasant country and m>Page Profitable Dee Book to free either to all.sex In townor
is as impossible for 'me to say you value of keeping the fowls tame, avoiding Friday afternoon. By a unanimousvote J. At. JENKINS, IVetumpka. Ala
would succeed, as it would be for me excitement Mr. Buckman gives of the counties represented by
to assure A. B. that he would get the; remarkable statement of Light person or letter the uniform hunting CHICKENS BY STEAM
rich running a steamboat down the Brahmas, five to six years old, that season for deer in the counties of 1" WITH THE MODEL
Caloosahatchie. It would not pay to never set. Mr. Cornell makes the 'South Florida was decided to be the EXCELSIOR*" Thousands INCUBATOR.In Sac
i ship,to Philadelphia or New York. sweeping assertion that birds of the months of October to January inclu, II It' SIMPLE ce fulOperation.PERFECT and
I S. S. D. Mediterranean class, if in good healthy sive. The commissioners decided it SELFkEAULATIIrG.
I condition, will lay four eggs every shall be unlawful to kill deer in the '",", Guaranteed larorer percentage to hatch of
I Consecutive Laying.A five days. Mr. Jacobs never knew ofa I counties of South Florida in the Lowest priced ii **than*?rtlleeggs.at any other less Incubator.cost,
subscriber and careful reader of hen laying over one hundred and months of February to September in- Hateber First olaii made. I U 8end6o.forlllus.Oatalog.Circulars l'r... f,
Poultry and Farm-a clergyman, who brty-eight eggs in a year. Messrs. I clusive.-Manatee River Journal. QKO.H.ST AIIL,1 14&0 188 8.6tll"L.tlaIDor.I1I.:



.



--- -
-- -- -
... _. --.-'x.-: --'- : ,-a----'---'-'- "'-'. -.---- ". --!I
--"
-- .. ., .._
-----
'r ---- -- --
: ::: : : :::: ==:== = = --'
! ;
i
"
.
.
.


Ii 472 THE n.OnIDAF..UnIEn Aim. FRUIT-GROWER. JULY 27, i I i

-- -

Our Rural Home. One'bright ,day a week ago, a young !tion some sixty feet: .high' which is still Gallie. This will make a pleasant trip
mother was taking a little:girl'of 'five to in,a,fair state and only a"'few feet from for tourists, and taking in lighthouse,
the train with her. The little one was the foundation of the'erection of '68. drive shell'picking and ,
Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS dressed in dainty: 'white, not a trace of country good
St. Thomas Fla. wool l in any of" her garments, thin stock- The hipplng"rl was notified, ofthe sea fishing, there is enough variety
'J ings and slippers-yet: she would not' :change, of'position.and the changein about it all to satisfy most persons.
j Hints for the Rainy Season. reach her destination until late, that' t eJigl) .. ,Many of( the houses were:: Good .board can be had at Mr;

; The Florida housekeeper who has had night-and every ,one knows Florida removed;l.andthose left are given, up to Barns', near the Canaveral dock, '
, several knows better nights are cool-not tOmention the 'almost the owls and rats. Beside of the
years' experience, :one' where Button is to be found also.
certain drench
I than to remove the little stove from the [showers that might houses isa tree fifteen
fig feet high
Besides the memories
them after they should leave the cars. pleasant we
in unless there is
,1
sitting-room summer, '
j an fire-place in the room, which is EUa had a chill last night," said the that had bushels of fruit' on it last hope to have two ,dozen views, that
j still open better; as the,rainy season is with mother, "and has a high fever now," explaining -' year but: was cutback! 'a good> deal l by were taken at different points, to re-

i us, and dampness penetrates ,to the the child's fretfulness. he: freeze last),'winter ,and is making Fresh our minds in years to come.J. .
,, remotest corners of our dwellings. It "Of course, you have wraps for her, I such;.good growth in that beach, land NESBITT.
asked I felt the little hot hands. "Youcan't
.
seems to permeate our clothing and old as that it i is,asurprise to many persons. .
depend on the weather at this sea- :
or those inclined tovbe rheumatic
persons The grounds are bright with gaillar-i
should, not deprive themselves of artifi- son, you know.' FEEDING THE NERVES
cial warmth, depending on the genial But,no; neither mother nor child had dias, oleanders, cactus, jasmine and From the Courier-Herald. Saginaw, Mich. ,
: climate only for protection) against the anything of the kind, yet they had been periwinkle,and with the cement walks Do you see those two men walkingup I
J insidious disease. True, we find very from home several weeks. The baby was I and regularly laid lilyand guava rows the street? One has a vigorous;
allowed to play in the damp and
little rheumatism in Florida compared grass one knows man has been there. firm, elastic step his head well
II j, of the; mother sat on the 'veranda in thin ; up,
, j to other precaution States, yet, it does,through sometimes neglect gain clothi (all'the evening."Oh Back we go by .the'tramway that his eyes bright, a picture,of a,sound
i a proper.foot-hold. When it is so easily held at ; I 'never take cold," said'she: 'butI was !laid for the removal of the lighthouse and perfect man. The other is bent,
I j bay, even by those who confess it to be [ did not wonder' ;tthe.little one.had had a material to the new* site,and his knees weak and unsteady, a listless ,
I hereditary, it is surprising that any one chill; she was not robust.. when:all, the. ''party are together again air about his whole make up. ,He
I advise women who do their own work
will defy the disease into -the sitting in
clothing, allowing, going the, beds to become ram unnecessarily np-, rainy days; leave it for sunny weather. for: supper before ,,dark; ,so ,after that broken in health, and who has, to
then sleeping in them, etc., thus inviting One is not likely to take cold then. .Muchof and some ;jokes, etc., on the upper whip himself to every task. The difference -
colds and coughs nothing worse. -it may be left over altogether,especially l- deck all feel tired enough to turn in, between these two men is a
is slow suicide. One the washing of floors: It is labor lost;
Heedless
exposure ll.satisfied. with the day. difference of nerve power. With nerve
; be too careful about good sweeping will usually do.,
cannot
: changingwet
for This season is a'dull one to many. ,We 22nd.. .-After some ,of the young power comes energy, enterprise, force,
clothing in out of dry-perfectly a shower. I never dry-feel oncoming ought to have pleasant occupation the folks have. a dip in, the river, then vigor-all things which make exist-

any bad effects from the warm rains of, fewdark days,being compelled stay' in breakfast, the most of the party visit ence enjoyable. Without it the muscles -
this season of the year, if I immediatelyrub doors. Those who delight'infancy work their Captain i ,and Mrs. Wilson, who: have cannot act, the brain cannot
find that'time when
: .the flesh with a dry towel and put passes swiftly been: at their present residence some think.'' Bear in mind that life is nerve
;, oh dry raiment. In fact, I feel refreshed; fingers are flying'with. e'mbroidery needle forty with the exception of two and if wish to keep it ,
.1+ yet I do hot'like to even get my shoes a and bright silks. But an interesting bookis years, power, you you'
'''I little damp'if I know there will be no: a friend, indeed, to me for a long or three that the Captain was away in must feed the nerves. Do not simply
}j opportunity changing them, as there day. The current magazines,too,are'good' the :war. stimulate them, but coax them, feed,
,ji J follow ailments too numerous to mention, company; the only ,difficulty is they are 'Here we saw,some fine old trees of them. Give them the food which,will

'1 i, but which have, no doubt., many from the of our so few, for and the far best between, so high., the subscriptionprice l loquat, 'orange' jimbrella:.and various renew their life, and make them sound
women experienced same others white and lilies all and healthy that they ward off
MIKNIE'G. MILLS. ; ,roses were may
cause, not the least of which neuralgia. '
l What wonder that we will allow our- J. around.: :One of ,the daughters,showed disease.
' selves to suffer when "an ounce of pre- Trip to Canaveral. its a beautiful, family,of ,German hare, Probably paralysis is the nearest
''' vention is worth a pound of cur .';' Continued.:] i i iIt. so tame 'they come out,of their house disease to 'nerve death' that" we, know,

The tinshine should be allowed;;fo en- .is luncheon time so we take our and, sit'on, her lap. She has.also some and we therefore cite a case of it;, be-,
ter freely every room in the house. Asa downward steps singing which resounds beautiful little, white rabbits. Their low to show what a certain famous

w the portion rooms of,may almost generally every day be kept is sunny dry, through the tower and repair' to 'the pigeons -: 'some forty odd '-were: a nerve building preparation can do to

enough for a healthy family in which keeper's cool, shady'veranda where he sight, while three. young ring doveswere feed and absolutely restore, almost i
there are no aged people, even without joins us in repast; then, after an hour's much admired sitting in a cage hopelessly wasted nerves. '
fires in the sitting or bed-room; as thereis rest, start:on the,tramroad for the pier very"contentedly.As There are but few in ,the Saginaw I

least usually twice one a'made day. ,in But the nothing cook-stove quite at in the ocean, a*mile away.' As -the < ''time, presses, we ,!make a hasty Valley but who, have known 'personally -

j equals the open\. fireplace, when the farmer rails are four ,by ,f four >we take .hands adieu, and steam up the, ,river some or have made the acquaintance
comes,in, dripping from every pore, ap- two and two and find it as easy, as seven miles which,is near the head of indirectly of W. H. Dawson, 618

parently ; it ,is he wlro needs the luxuryof walking on a sidewalk.: The pier is the Banana river: a'qd make a landing Union, Avenue, Saginaw, Mich.,
the bright little blaze from the fat pine only 275 ,feet long, which has, been at the old DeSoto, orange grove. Thisis West Side.

I sticks housewife on the, although hearth, even not more conscious than the of often used, for landing supplies by :some forty ,years old,and, is'owned Until the fall of '92 Mr. Dawsonwas

being cold. He will rarely, if ever, be steamers, of 150 tons burden., __This i is by :Mrs.; ,Hanna. It shows the effect, of as full of vigor as any young man.
I induced take/off/ his wet, clinging gar- the only ocean pier for hundreds,of the late cold in ;many places while,in As a result of the grip he became par-

s ments, so the next best thing is to have a miles either north or: south. .It affords'fine the, sheltered_ parts_ are to be ,seen alyzed. For this he was treatedby the
fire for him to dry the body, and soothe" fishing,from the 'fish :stories and many trees,with 'oranges half grown best medical talent, and also spent ten
the soul into forgetfulness of"hard times.
All thought'of |the extra labor should now the, evidences were, strong as,it_ ,was and Villa Franca, lemons in a flourishing months at \the Indiana State Instituteat
; be put aside by us ; the question upper- strewn with fish scales of' various' sizes i condition. .Indianapolis. iHere he contracted

most should be the good man's comfort. and, ai.ti, s.-. Some,of the, party.'g9'lq .Inthis, i grove, some years ago, there scarlet fever, ,and when he left ,the in-

The bread-winner has a very "hard road ,bathing: while the rest: start up! the, was, burnt: ,a. $ioodo, ,house, which stitute ,he was in a_ worse condition,, !
to travel" at. all times, and it becomes shell-bestrewn. beach to the site of the caught from a brush fire. The convex than when he entered. On his return
terribly rough sometimes, and so foggy ,
that he can't see his way clearly.A former tower. The new tower was"' roof of the cistern is the only evi- to Saginaw he gave up entirely. He
coal oil stove is not a bad heating finished l last 'ye r".it having ,to be dence left. A small house is there for was such a care to his friends. He
apparatus for a bed room, when the moved owing to the, encroachmentmade the ..caretaker. As it is dinner time was completely paralyzed from his

object is simply 'to dry the humid 'at- by the sea. A mile;north of the we ,embark. .and hasten ;away to,take waist down, and his limbs were-simply
mosphere. The wicks should be lit an pier'we come to.the embankment made our_ dinner. .en route notwithstanding a skin and bones, with no life nor feel
hour or two before night, then extinguished '
,when one retires; never leave it to keep the sea ,from washing i too, good; stiff ,sailing breeze: 'is blowing.Before ing in them. After awhile a friend
burning.For much the foundation of the lighthousethat sunset ,we 'are in the Eau prevailed on him to;try Pink Pills.. In!
: :an invalid flannel garments are was erected in 1868'and erected Gallic river .and tea is ready'' and we a few days he could move .his toes a

more'desirable,than cotton or linen, during on, the ,pew site" one mile inland last draw up, tQ the ,dock amid, hand and trifle. He was greatly encouraged and

the at all rainy by ,season. If the from latter illness are year.: The foundation_ of the lighthpuse: handkerchief waving.At kept on with them. The following he,
worn one suffering "
this i js not the time; but mixture j of i: of '68 isot llo ,be seen,some seventy--: tea the, ,Captain makes his 'final told our reporter; "
wool and cotton, is, at any season, better five feet from the embankment and+ ,speech _which draws much, laughterfrom "In two months time I could move
for an invalid and even healthy persons consists ,of l.argeJloc; :) s. of grey"gran.ite : the rest but the ladies find it my limbs about on the, bed,.and by the
might use more of this material with with,large bolts running through it hard: to forgive ,him for ,saying ,their; time another month had seen me' swallow -

chosen benefit also to themselves.for, delicate It children.should The be at regular i intervals. Of course we, noses were:as:brightas..an Italian ..sunset. this medicine, to which, I owe; my

old notion that red flannel is more beneficial could not see the,foundation ''some,tenor ., .One.and ,all thoroughly enjoyed life,,I was able to get out of bed ajpne.:
than white, has been proven a twenty feet below the surface. The. ''the ,trip and would like it renewed,at It has been just about one, year sinceI
fallacy; but whatever the color, the little 'old tower was ,blown, up so as to get 'an early dae.$ This was an, initial;,trip learned of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills,
undergarments should be of light-weight material for the foundation of the newow'er. 'for the Spartan,,and the different, per.* and during that ,time I have made
woolen goods. The boy's waists and all 'During,the period of six weeks to such marked improvement, thatI gladly
)his clothes for rainy weather, of'course sons we werepeaking: seem. to wanta -
should be made.'of woolen. Every sensi-, 'that the. ,light was, moving !herV ;a, steamboat jbr, the river, to run ,in proclaim what they have, dune\. .f9r"
ble mother knows this. fourth-rate light in a temporary erec- connection with the railroad from Eau me to all the world, and ask you felit -
f
I
I
J



1895. THE FLORIDA :FARMER AND :FRUIT-GROWER. 473

u__' ___

low-sufferers to ,try them and receivenew an egg and half teaspoonful salt; sift one i' Z'APORA3: : :

; life. ,My ,life, my all, I owe to teaspoon level full baking powder, with ,
Dr. N half a teacupful flour; mix all together,
Pink Pills.
Williams'
; adding water if the batter is too thick.
j *'I ,am .now comparatively fleshy,: Beat a few minutes, then bake in small FRUITS AND BERRIES

with good c.olorand high spirits, and cakes on well-greased griddle, or in gem

every, day brings new strength and pans in,the oven ED. O. R. H.
life the continueduse To ROAST FLORIDA BEE .-Take a four
more happy through .A.T IBCOM iYciuR
or five-pound piece from shoulder or other
Pink Pills.
of Williams'
Dr. part, and roll it in flour that is salted and -
:;: I u WITH THE
W. H. DAWSON. _
peppered. Have about a pound of cotto- .
Subscribed-and sworn to before me lene, boiling,hot, in a gallon pot, or one w>> I I

this .2yth day:"of'May, 1895. that will hold meat not too tight. Put in U. S S.Cook Stove Drier.Hundreds

J. ,P. EVANS, meat, and turn, as one part after another .
gets nice and brown. Watch with care, "....
Notary in and for Saginaw county; ,.;
and when done.have enough boiling waterto
I Mich. come up half way on meat; then cover 1 I
.Dr. Williams' Pink .Pills contain all and simmer three hours. This makes :
I JI of Dollars Worth
Florida beef to Western :
the elements necessary to give new, life equal any meat.' ooKSrovc- 5 RiS tr :
and richness to the blood and restore Only try it to be convinced. Some may
of PrUit Can 8auR'd'with
I like a little ground allspice in the flour.- MTLNTNDV5. be
I shattered nerves. They are sold in J. NESBITT. _

boxes (never in loose form, by 'thedozen.at >-.H this MachiI
There is more Catarrh in this' sectionof
cents box six boxes
). 50 a or
for $2;'50 and ,may be had.of all druggists together the country and until than the all other last fewyears diseases; 'was put s; Euenj Year

or directly by mail from Dr. Wil- supposed to be i incurable, ,For. a 'great ih

liams' Medicine Company, Schenec- many years doctors pronounced it a local _
2
disease and prescribed local remedies l
tady N. Y. ,
To meet the demand for a Small, Cheap,
,. ... .. and by constantly failing to cure with local '
:. ri Drier, suitable t for use on any Ordinary Cook,
.A ,B: nie- ade :Bookcase.For treatment, pronounced it incurable. { ,
Our Rural Home: Science has proven catarrh,to be a consti-, I fu Oil or Gasoline ,Stove, we now offer: the

tutional disease and therefore requires, I IJ.! above. It is very Simple, Economical, ''Effi
.of
Procure box the Li'ze. desired
a. : : ; constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh I .
r dent and Convenient, and for 'F+armera't7se'
24,,inches by 32 long and 12 deep is a Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney> & '
Co. Toledo ,Ohio is the constitu- : _. 'Just What, is Wanted, and :we believe The
good size. Stand it on end and nail only .
cleats to the inside of the sides to hold tional cure on.the market. It is taken ..' I Cheapest and Best Little Drier of its class on ,

two shelves which rriay be made from internally in doses.from 10 drops to a tea- '
spoonful. It acts directly on the blood
the boards l left from, the front of the and mucous surfaces of the system. $8.5iN V ALUMFOR: '$5.0DThrough

box. Fill all. the cracks and nail holes They offer one hundred dollars for any

with putty, and apply a 'coat of paintof case it fails to cure. Send for, circulars' a special arrangement we are enabled to offer the U. S. COOK'' STOVE DRIER; 'the

the color to harmonize with the 'and testimonials. Adress, regular price of which is $7, for only $5, together-wtih.a YEAR'S SUBSCRIPTION TO THE'
other; of the When :F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.Sold FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, regular price $z.oo.', "
furnishings room. To Club of 6 Subscribers to the FARMER AND
by Druggists, 75c. any one sending a Yearly FRUIT GROWER at
dry apply another coat to insure a good $2 each or 4 Subscribers and $2 in Money, we will send one of the"Driers Free. _
Subscribers in a club who wish to take advantage of any book premiums' or others offered to
finish: subscribers count the same as those taking the FARMER'AND FRUIT GROWER only. ,
Make a curtain for the front of the ATLANTA WOMAN'S. COLLEGE, Mr. Thomas Patten" of Glen St. Mary, Fla? has used this Drier and writes : "It does good work
for the cost of it.
case from tan-colored drapery silk, ATLANTA, GEORGIA.D. TO THE LAnI.E'S. .

which costs fifty cents per yard. As W. GWIN, !LI,.'D., ) Co-Presidents. of the Household in Town or.Countr'. It is a.,little Gold ,Mine. :Thousands oft careful :prudent"
! it is 32 inches wide one yard will be W. B. SEALS, A.TM.,. j household managers, who have no time nor necessity to engage in evaporating fruit -for,marketas :
Assisted by a full corps of'able instructors in all a business but who have frequent use for just such an article as this for making smaller quan-
sufficient.i 'Make a narrow hem a'tthe departments. The scientific method of instruction tities of dried fruit: berries, and vegetables for their own u';e or for sale will find it the most satisfactory -
of the curtain for the brass rod or pursued. Ample accommodations for boarding and profitable investment they could make ,A lady can.easily lift it on and off the,stove,
top, pupils. Session begin Sept. 4th. Address as it weighs but about Twenty Pounds. It has interchangable galvanized -wire cloth tr.ys.
wire on which it is to hang, and a wider above, or NAT T. SEALS, Business Mgr. which will not rust or discolor the fruit, etc., and will last for years, It'is made of Iron, except
tray frames and 'supports. Can be used for'broiling beefsteak, fish, etc.,'using but the lower
i one at the bottom. Draw or stamp tray for this
the trunk and: leafless branches of a purposeAddress

tree in the lower left-hand corner, let NURSERY STOCK toFARMER $ FRUIT GROWER

ting it reach ,to the center of the cur- ,,

tain or further. On one branch drawan Live parties wanted to handle J"a..oI soX1 VJ.11'e, F1orlda..

old-owl, book in hand, and facing

him, on another branch, two small 300,000firstclass WHY ?

owls. Work all in outline: stitch with .

A'floral Orange and Lemon ,
embroidery; 2000. design

across the.lower edge or in the corner Trees. I Go on "Niggering "tho Corn off the Cob, :Blistering your Hands 'arid

may:be,used, instead of the one mentioned Wearing the Skin off? Buy'a -

if desired.A Address at once,

scarf for, the top of the case may "CYCLONE" CORN SHELLER..

be made of silk ''like' the curtain, and BOSTON & SOUTH RIVERSIDE FRUIT CO.,

decorated with a 'floral design across '
SEVERAL REASONS WHY YOU
one end, worked with Asiatic filo. BOX 2522, '
SHOULD HAVE 'ONE.
The other'' end may 'be finished with

wide 'cream, l lace' The scarf maybe' _BOSTON MASS. -

draped across one corner and held in Ii8 a It is fully warranted against breaking or get
W. L. d ting out of order by any fair usage.
place by abook_ or piece'of: bric-a-brac, DOUGLAS '
It takes less power to do the same amount of
or it may coyer the top and hang over $3 IS THE BEST. 'I_ ;work than any other machine of its size ever
SHOE =
the sides a few inches.R. : FIT FOR A KING.CORDOVAN, made.
There is no time lost after you are through
$
E. MERRYMAN. !:;//I';; .... 9. ; I shelling by picking the cobs'out of the shelled
.
'f'l.f'/ FRENCH&ENAMELLED iH( II'' 'corn, as the machine takes the corn all off;the
1(1(! ;"'j. i,1))1.'))ji. 4.3SP FINE CALF&KANGAROOI 'cob, drops the corn in the box or basket takes
Original; Recipes. !\\\I" ":\\i;/ $3.SPPOUCE,3SOLES.EXTRA the cob on around and throws it off at the back.
:; By a little practice with it you can.easily: shell
''., \\'f. $2. WORKINGM N' bushel of oars in about minutes or ,less.
Cut >; \ oue
POTTAGE $25o
TONKWAY a :
:' up young ,,,.,,,,'",,\, ,r FINE s- : The sheller is small but it will 1 do the work of
it in saltedwater'for .
squirrel and nicely wash ; ,leave \ *2.l.7BOYS'SCHOOlSHOEiLADIES : many larger machine
'a while (overnight will not injure The spring can be adjusted to any,tension required *
it). Put on to boil, with water > and can be loosened when not in use, thus
little salt and half $Zs avoiding any chance of its giving out. .
enough to cover, a a $3. e STpONGOtq.
&: A sheller wrench accompanies every machine..
dozen small,green pepper, pods, chopped.
;"'SEND FOR CATALOGUE: I" \ II/
Shave two or three ears of sweet.corn, ._yy"'W". Ja W' .J..COUGLAa-ROCKTOli.MAS.s.Ovcr The manufacturer of this machine is rated in the Commercial Agencies at $125,000 and is
rub the skins from a dozen small new
personally known to the Editor to be a responsible man. The
One Million People wear tho ]
is nearly
potatoes, and when the meat
done add to the pottage. Replenish with W. L. Douglas $3 '&' $4 ShoesAll CYCLONE: CORN SHELLER

hot water as the water boils away When our shoes are equally satisfactoryThey j Is not a worthless claptrap affair,but has genuine merit.
c'ookedistir a little flour into cold milk or give the best,value for the money. Retail price $3.00. Given with the paper one year for $4.00 or as a premium tor three new'
water, add to the pottage and allow all They equal custom shoes In style and fit. I subscribers at $=.oo each. Address,all.orders to

to simmer'a few minutes longer. Their prices wearing are uniform qualities,.are..stamped unsurpassed.The on sole.. FARMER AND: FRUIT GROWER,
BREAKFAST CAKES.-Soak dry bread in Prom $i to $3 saved over other makes.If .
cold water until soft, take a cupful, add your dealer cannot. supply you we can. Jmol :sonv111e: F'1a.

-



.

.



-- -_. -,,-,
..
"-" '." -
f'r .: ; lr"'L', ," '--'

,
'
r

.
j
474 THB FLORIDA FARMER AND FBUTT-GBOWEB. JULY 27,

1

Prospectus of the Horticultural Shaping Orange Trees. servation that consumptives do not
Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower Society. Intelligent horticulturists have 'al- take the chills and thrive upon such
,
Our readers should not fail to read, most given ,up trying to educate the nitrogenous soils. Out in the hill

TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION on another page, the prospectus of public to put away the hatchet, saw, country they have hardy varieties of

For One Year ...............................12.00 Secre- shears, and to a great extent the prun- flint corn and by measure and weight
Por Six Months..... ....."'.......... ..... i.o the State Horticultural Society. and do with the contain nutri-
In. Foreign Countries ..........II....II..... 3.00 Manville has labored without ing-knife, to finger they ten per cent. more
Subscriptions in all cases cash in tary and thumb in May and June. In the tion than the gourd-seed corn of the
advance. No discount allowed on one's ceasing to promote the prosperity Old World this knowledge is more dif- bottom lands.

subscription(except in a club), but tall < this institution, which is really the fused. Writing of orange culture in "In all countries where nitrogen
liberal cash commission will
he allowed agents a on all subscriptions obtainedby only thing of the kind that Floridahas Italy, one of our consuls says that predominates the population is,markedby

them. Write for terms. which is unselfishly seeking to there the object aimed at in pruningis a swarthy complexion and strangerssoon

To every new subscriber we will send, foster her pomological and truck- to bring the greatest surface.of the fall victims to malaria, or rather,
postpaid, a copy of Whitner's ."Gardening large tree possible to the direct action of air from the food that comes from the
in Florida." For two new subscribers growing interests.It and light. The spherical form is con. soil. In the hill country where there:
at $2.00 each, we will send,
,
i postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange is especially desirable that the sidered best. To keep this form shootsare is clay that contains some mineral

Culture." growers should heed the Secretary's pinched off in June each year. In elements the people are generally

J Rates of advertising on application. appeal for funds, in the shape of mem- : the early' spring weak and dead wood healthy, buoyant and with a proud
Remittances should be made by check,,
and forgotten useless shoots are cut bearing. With just what we lack in
order registered berships of $1 each. All this
y postal note money or money out to let the light in among the our soil, we, too, can be made whole."
: letter to order of
is used for the benefit of
J FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER scrupulously branches. A sharp knife must be We are rather disposed ,to questionthe
) Jacksonville. Fla. the Society, not a dollar of it is paidto used.-Meehan's Monthly.The above statement, that consumptivesthrive

,i",1 any officer whatever for salary or high-trimmed seedlings which on a rank, nitrogenous soil, but

! CONTENTS. .perquisites. The funds are needed prevailed in some sections of Florida the other statements are correct. The

than this since Commissioner should not be renewed in that form. soils in the eastern part of Florida are
more ever year,

'1 State News........................II ..........' 466 Wombwell, who kindly undercook : ought Even granting to diversify that his the orange-grower and raise generally elements, but deficient less so in in bone-making the western
[. East Coa'st Notes, III; Pear Cider; Protectionfor crops
M Pineapples ...................... ,..... 467 the publication of the annual farm produce enough for his own sections where phosphates and ,lime
r1 1 The Orange Groves of the West Coast; Comparative proceedings last year, has announcedthat family, it does not follow that the occur. Notice the cattle grazing in

. Hardiness of Different Citrus 'the curtailment of the trees should be trimmed high an orange grove (that was); where the
:.j Stocks...................... .............. 468 legislative up brush-piles were burned,'and ashes rich
I enough to allow a horse to under
will not enable him to pass
Boone's Early Orange; better from Major appropriations
'I Campbell(concluded) ....................469' do it this This will compel the them in cultivating the soil. A dense, in potash accumulated, they gnaw the
"
year. into the
Trouble With Celery Plants; Corn for Silo; low-headed tree has more chances ina grass ground, neglecting every-
J Grapes for Indian River; A Manitoba Society to publish the volume at its blizzard than a high-topped one; thing around it. They evidently find

,d .View; Opposes a No-Fence Lawj;Seedlings own hence this ,unusual need and if it is worth anything at all it is something in this ash-grown grass I
f vs Buds .... ......... .............. ........ 470 expense; which satisfies their cravings. For j
I .. of funds. worth the little ground it stands on.
POULTRY-Hen Talk; Consecutive Laying. 471
.-.-. the same reason probably the piney-
Diversification of is well enough
1 OUR RURAL HOME.-Hinta for the Rainy Season crops ;
I ; Trip to Canaveral (concluded)...... 472 The Oviedo,Peach.Editor and to many growers highly necessary, woods cattle chew the bones they find,
A Home Made Book Case; Original Recipes 473 Farmer and Fruit Grower: but let us not commit the stingy and i making vain efforts to reduce them to
EDITORIAL; Goes Abroad; Prospectus,of I mail you samples of the Oviedo suicidal blunder of pushing that diver a condition so. that they can swallow J
the Horticultural Society;Shaping Orange peach and I would like to have you them.
sification clear to the shank of the
Trees; Soil and Health ; The Oviedo it. I think it is the up
pass judgment on tree. Men suffer less than cattle from this _
Peach;Rice Mill;Centennial Buds Wanted 474 most valuable peach I have. This lack of certain elements in the soil
!;.J '-- Markets;Baker County Nurseries ...;....... 475 ,
Florida State Horticultural Society-Pros season is the first I have had any to Soil and Health. I because their food, is more largely
I Ii pectus of theForthcoming Annual Report ship and for the last week they have A writer in the "Bartow Courier" grown in sections of the country where

''I ...... ................. ....... ........ 476 sold in Tampa, St. Augustine and says: "Leaving out the hammocks, those elements are But the
Weather and Crops.................. .., ... 477 Charleston at the price the bayheads and the rich and varied deposits present.
Drying the Umbrella .............. .......... 478 same as of muck Florida native farmers who subsist mostly on
from West Florida and Geor- a
4 Elbertas presents home-grown corn and meat are gener-
gia and in some cases better. Many barren, sandy, piney-woods appear- ally deficient in color;; they have a
Weather Jacksonville.Week .
people consider them a better peach.W. ance and is almost entirely destitute of sandy complexion, they'look almost
Ending July 22, ISgS D. GRIFFING. all the elements of fertilization. Someof bloodless. I

; Macclenny,Fla. our people, especially on the lakes, !
a a i: i : a!....- purchase the different brands of fer- Would Return to Florida. '
ATE.. oi Po I I {j P4 Fruit arrived in perfect condition. tilizers to raise winter vegetables for
00 00 / Honey parentage unmistakeable. Size Our former esteemed contributor,
-- - -
July 16. ....76 i4 94 70 24 82 1.05 medium; shape, ovate oblong, with a the Northern market, but much the Dr. J. C. Neal, once holding a posi-
.......
July 17. .80 79 90 72 18 81 15 larger portion of our population who
July 18.........78 79 2' 74 18 T light suture and a very pronounced tion on the staff of the Florida Exper-
July ........82 ts9 82 T farm the old way depend upon cow-
19. 79 74 15 bulge terminating in a point turned at iment Station, and now Director of
....... .
July 76 9' 73 18 82 1.05 and muck and much of its
July 21 .. ....79 79 90 73 17 H2 t46 a right angle to the long diameter; penning the Oklahoma Experiment Station, in
July 22...........8o 80 90 71 19 80 .27 nitrogen and potash throughout the
color his
- greenish yellow, washed and renewing subscription, says: "OftenI
Mean .......79 78 91 72 18 82 2 98 sanded with ,pink with the median year is lost by leaching. Even the wish I were back, away from the
*'total rainf color line sometimes fresh stable manure needs some aeri-- blizzards
U. on the right, hot winds and drouths of
T Trace. ( A. J. MITCHELL, Observer.It sometimes on the left of the bulge; alization and is some potash absolute; and alto- this place, but here I am."
need of
there
flesh tender, melting and juicy, red at gether an -. -
Goes Abroad. the pit; sweet, with a barely perceptible phosphoric acid. Cow-penning is goodas Centennial Buds Wanted.
far as it but the more active
sub acid goes
Editor Farmer and I'ruit-Grower : ; a perfect freestone, with and the cheapest nitrogen comes from One of our subscribers, Mr. B. B.
I seed below medium in size.
I am receipt of a letter from a t the intervening crops of the legumesthe Else, of Orlando, has looked in vain

party in South Africa' regarding pecans,, Last week the pear shipments reachedthe pea family, clover, etc. through all our advertisements for
and also wishing to procure a few,seed four figure mark, and this week the "The mere droppings of animals some offering Centennial buds for sale.

of a "new fruit described in THE volume will be increased. Barrelswere per se, fail to give quality and bouquetto Can any one supply them ?

FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER of the scarce for awhile, and this de. our fruits, vegetables and meats .-.-*

26th, January 1895." I have mis- layed the shipping for a few days, but like we find in the clay lands of Rice Mill.

placed my' paper of that date and Mr. W, Wilson, the "man who owns the more northern latitudes. Now A correspondent in Chicago, whois

would; be much obliged if you will the Southern Express" in this city, sent let us roll up the old scroll of thera- a winter resident of Florida, inquires

send me the copy that I may under buyers as far as Jacksonville to supply peutics and get what little medicinewe where he can procure a rice mill.

stand the name, &c., of this "New barrels to the patrons of his company, use from well prepared soil through Write to Mr. George E. Macy Orlando -

Fruit" and, if possible 'procure some and now the pears are going forwardat healthful food that makes its impress Fla.

seed for this African correspondent.This a lively rate.; The express company upon the physique and the important >-H

party noticed my advertisementin should appreciate Mr. Wilson's effortsto consideration of a fair complexion. Mrs. Parkin has, up to date, shipped

your paper last season, which goesto "get business," and he certainly has "The people in the Mississippi bot- 500 crates of pineapples, and says she

prove how extensively your paper the thanks of Tallahassee shippers for tom and its rich tributaries are jubilantover will have a full two,thirds fall crop. It .

goes and is read, for it is the third his energy and accommodating man- their vast yieldings, but I can seea will be remembered this is one of the

foreign letter my little advertisementshave ners. Prices so far have been fair, and great desideratum for potash and fields we visited directly after the freeze;

brought forth. should they hold up, the returns will bones. Large gourd-seed corn is typi- and stated that it had suffered little''

ARTHUR. BROWN. help the people to tide the winter o'er. cal of chills and fevers. Here I take or no injury.-West Palm Beach Gazetteer -
'' ''
Bagdad, Fla. ; ] -Floridian. this occasion to say from'my own ob ,

I

-



.... ,
,- ...



.,
'
,, ...
',-"
,
:" :'
.-


.




1895. THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER. 476flarkets.


.
100, 16.00 to 18.00; good to prime. 12.0C ':I HE

,; to 15.00; small and poor, 8.00 to 10.00;;
prime per oar load, 125.00 to 175.00; poor
to fair, 50.00 to 100.00. FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

JACKSONVILLE, FLA., July 26. Potatoes. ,

.FRUITS AND PRODUCE. Potatoes have arrived less freely from J"ACI oNv-IZJ:413: : : .

Corrected by Marx Bros. choice the South, but the receipts have been The 'Oldest National Bank in the State.This
These are average quotations. Extra much .
from Island and
while larger Long Jersey,
lots fetch above quotations,
prices top poor
lots sell lower. and the market has ruled weak and low. Bank, after twenty years of successful business, has just undergone a rigid special exam!.
Plums, Kelsey, per crate............. i.oo Monday the market opened on a basis of other nation period by the of United twenty States years Comptroller's Department,and has had its charter extended for an

Grapesper Pears crate.... 1.50 7Stoi.oo to 2.00 $1.50@2.00 for prime Southern Rose, and By conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
per strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands.We .
$1.75@2.25 for Long Island and Jersey.
Limes, .40
per .i.ooto invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relations, assuring you that your
Apples, crate 1.25 The position was slightly stronger Tues- favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention.
Peaches,crate... 1.25
day at unchanged prices and Wednesdayan
Plums ... i.oo to 1.50 JAMES M. SCHUMACHER
English Peas bu..... ....._'. 1.60Cocoanuts. advance of 25c. per barrel was established R. C. COOLEY
.. 3.50 for Southern, Long Island rangingas President. Cashier.

Peanuts Cabbage.best N. Y. each... 4 to.9 5 previously. Thursday Southern were Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.

Pineapples, each, scarce....... to .08 quite plenty, and with a dull trade the
Potatoes, 2.60 market became weak,though prices were
Onions, bbl .. 3.25 DAVIDSON die co.
held unchanged but Friday finest Southern ,
-
Eggs..__.....;..-. .10
Rose sold at 1752.00, and that was .
VEGETABLES. AND POULTRY. all that could be obtained for Long Islandor COMMISSION MERCHANTS.

Corrected by Davis & Robinson. Jersey, with anything unattractive

Yellow Yams, ..... to i.oo ranging lower,and the market closed weak HEADQUARTERS FOR FLORIDA FRUITS.
.... .
Sweet Potatoes, .75 with marks above
.., to-day, only a :fancy
1.00
Hubbard squash, .i. 1.25 to 150 $1.75 per bbl. A few North Carolina red ORANGES, LEMONS, PINEAPPLES, EARLYjVEGETABLES OF ALL KINDSNo.

Lettuce, ... 15 to .25 sweet potatoes have commenced to arrive 20 West Front Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.ORANGE .
Celery Kalamazoo.... .....'... 40 to 50 and have sold mainly from $3.50 to $4.50
Egg Punta, ... 1.50102.00
Tomatoes, crates no demand.......... 35 to.50 per bbl., when prime.
Sweet Pepper, ...... i.oo Vegetables. CA : IF'ORNI: :
Okra, bu, to 1.00
Green to 1.00 Receipts of Southern vegetables since
Peas... 1.00 Monday include the following: Penn- \ LEMON TREES

Turnips, .. 0310.04 to sylvania Railroad, 19,819 pkgs.; Old Dominion I ,
Cucumbers Pumpkins,, 1.00.15 line, 23,225 pkgs.; Savannah'line,
Kershaws, .0510.15 about 10,000 pkgs. vegetables. AT LESS THAN OUR OLD PRICES FOR

Parsley,per doz.bunches........... .20 Eggplant has been much more plenty

Carrots Green onions,Fla.,,per per doz.doz.bunches.bunches............... .15 20 to to.25.25 toward the close and the market is weak :FL-O RiDA W: .oWN: ST<>CK: :.

Pepper,hot.bushel, 1.50 to 2.00 and lower for all grades, Jersey is arriv-
Sage well cured ... .10 to. 15 ing so freely that Charleston and Floridaare Choice 2 year old Buds on 4 year old Sweet Roots. Homosassa and Jaffa Orange and Lisbon
Lima Beans, shelled, qt, .10 Lemons at 50 cents each
Hens....... .._...,........-. .30 neglected, unless of very choice qual Strong one year old Tangerine, Malta and Ruby Blood Tardiff and Mediterranean Sweets and
Roosters...-......-........*?. .25 ity. Jersey peppers have been more Satsumas on 3 Yf'arold Sour roots at 40 cents each. Villa Franca,Lisbon and Eureka Lemon same
Broilers.......<.......?.1510.25 plenty and lower. Squash dull and price. I have samples in my yard and they are
.......,_.
Turkeys, per pound,gross. .10
Ducks................-.25 to .30 weak. Tomatoes have been in excessive STRICTLY FIRST CLASS AND WELL GROWN.Send
Geese.poor demand ..,. supply stock arriving from all points between .
New Beets, per 100..2510 .50 here and Florida with large quantities -
Water Cress, per doz. coming from Mississippi Tennesseeand me your orders at once so as to get trees in time for the coming rainy season. 25 per cent
,
Cauliflower to 2.00 in advance,balance on receipt of trees
.BlackberrIes, .10 Illinois; offerings,have shown wide
I Huckleberries.. ........... ........' 06 to .07Melons range in quality, much of the stock, especially c: A. BOCMOTE/: /., Agrt.,
.0310 ..08 Orlando P'la.
being or
from near by green
to
Canteloupes, 1.50
Leeks per doz bunches.........'..-- 25 poor, many being cracked, evidentlyfrom READ READ RJADIS2
...-." the rain and far Southern and
A Southwestern have generally been over
WRITE TO THE -
New York Market. ripe and more or less defective and prices

Receipts by Pennsylvania Railroad since 18 the ranged low quotations low and in given buyers cover favor general and L. B. Fertilizer Co.

Monday include 20,769 pkgs peaches muskmelons, ,- sales at the close. Darling

220 pkgs berries, 5,455 pkgs ...- ,
and 293 plums.PearsGeorgia .
pkgs Baker Nurseries.Mr. .
County
I Le Conte pears have arrived -
more freely, and the market has W. D. Griffing wishes us to state, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,

! ruled weak and lower; at the close a few in addition to the brief notes given last .
If you arein, need of any Fertilizer or Fertilizer Material, and get their
fancy are reaching 2.50, but most sales week, that some of his hands receive as

were from 1.75 to 2.25, with small or poor high as $1.25 a day. Special Low Prices for Cash with Order.
1.00 to 1 50 per bbl. Up river, Jersey and Mr. G. L. Taber desires to correct the
nearby pears are commencing to arrive inferential statement that his Satsuma r>oiw'T* ijviisjs:

quite freely,but usually small in size and grove was killed down to the sweet stocks. This opportunity of a lifetime to obtain Fertilizers at about cost to the manufacturer.Office .

of common variety, and selling slowly at Most of the trees are growing from the and Warehouse Rear of 26 West Bay St., on river front, midway bet. Main and Laura Sts.

low figures.PeachesSouth. buds. Rend for Pocket Memoranda Rook.
Carolina and Georgia
have arrived freely, but quality generally Atlanta Woman's College.
poor, stock being more or less speckedand Our lady readers will note the adver- Bradley Redfleld. Eugene B. Redfield.

of small size,and prices have rangedlow tisement of this institution on another f
ESTABLISHED 1871. QUICK WORK
and unsatisfactory; some very fine ,
Florida Elberta have been received, and page.The
REDFIELD & SON, In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables -
sold as high as 1.00 to 1.25 per flat case. stockholders of the Alliance shipped to us is our motto. WE
Maryland and Delaware generally small Exchange of Plant City held a meet GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
and green.and while a few choice sell ing in the hall over the store of the Commission MerchantsAND BUY OURSELVES. They are protectedby
well poor stock has to go very low; Jersey few and declareda our 40 years experience without default..
are commencing to arrive, but are company a days ago ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand
generally small, with sales 25 to 50c per I dividend of io4 per cent on the merchants financial having stability mercantile which any reports bank can or

basket:! rarely higher. : stock of the company. This is a very try us-WE BELIEVE OUR
Grapes-There is some call for choice fair showing in these times in which Fruit Auctioneers METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
your name for our quotations. Stencil and
stock but the' moderate receipts areusually the whirligig of a succession of calamities cards frt e. Letters promptly answered.
and selling at low and irregular -
figures.poor Florida Niagara, 8 till car- has been playing Courier.upon our peo- :14:1 Dock Street, Philadelphia, 1'a. FRENCH lie CO.,

rier, 50 to 3.00. ple.-Plant City

Melons-Receipts of watermelons since There is a scheme on foot which, if We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables, 116 Warren St., New York.
loads last week with 203 either at private sale (which has heretofore been
:Monday 216 car ; it with the success that the auction (recently .
has meets pro our custom) or by the system ESTABLISHED 1855.FARMER'
of
car loads. The quality offerings added to business) desire.
will result in the reclaiming our as you may
been very irregular and white fine large jectors anticipate,
melons nave met a fair demand, poor of hundreds of thousands of

stock is neglected, and not bringing acres of land The scheme is to reopen '
to cover expenses, with some lots the subterranean passage of the sink by 7B RUI'r TREES. SAWMILL

seize by the health authorities. Ar- of and thus drain
the use dynamite FOR
works successfully
have been much
rivals by steamer usually quality. Musk- Payne's prairie. The work is to be p., also
below rail arrivals in SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.Write Grinding Mills
melons would sell readily strictly fancy, done on a large scale and the passageis and Water Wheels.

but arrivals usually of common variety, to be opened sufficiently to insure for Catalogue and price list.

either green or over ripe and such drag the success of the enterprise. This DeLoach Mill Mfg. Co..
heavily at low and irregular figures. will give stock raisers good grazing JENNINGS' NURSERY CO.,
Muskmelons basket, 50 to 2.00; per
,
per land.-Gainesville Sun. Thomasvllle, Ga. 323Hlghland! Ave., Atlanta, Qa.
watermelons
bbl., 1.00 to 4.00; fancy per

.



1,QII\:. r )irr."'- .r '" L..," ,- L.. ...-,., -' u _.- -- _u_ .- t..
"""' -
-


-






.
476Florida THE" FLORIDA FARMER AND FBUIT-GBOWER. JULY 27,




above referred to will be issued only at a state as varieties are concerned, a catalogue of this r
State Horticultural time preceding the annual meeting. I kind would give us such knowledge in a concise
Society
and reliable corm; and the selection of varieties ,
suited to one's requirements lies at the foundation -
of success in fruit growing.
OF THE FORTHCOMING TIlE SOCIETY. YEAR. "The Florida State Horlicultu-al Society has I
PROSPECTUS with undertaken the cataloguing of the fruits of this II I
REPORT. The Year is Coextensive
ANNUAL Society: State. This catalogue will save our horticul-
the Calendar Year. The Annual Membership tural 'old timers" many a false step, and will

What Membership Secures and Fee is therefore due on the cause the "newcomer" to lift up bis voice and
a
bless the Florida Horticultural Society. It will
How to Obtain It. A Bulletinof 1st Day of January of Each Year.A mark an important epoch in our pomologies} M LLFJ[

Information from the MEETINGS.-Many progress, and its undertaking is a matter for congratulation -
GOOD PLAN To PAY AT
fruit
Secretary.Editor follow the commendable practice of paying at the State.to" the Society and the growersof

the annual meeting the fee for the ensuing year,
thus avoiding the possibility of its being overlooked -
Farmer and Fruit-Grower: and saving themselves and the society;

The preparation of the subjoined unnecessary correspondence. CONTENTS.

information to the Society its inducement -- Shortest Quickest Most acRou'ri
as Contents of the published report of'the, proceedings :. ,
to members, its forthcom- A LIFE MEMBERSHIP.\ of the eighth annual meeting of the

Florida State Horticultural Society: : :
ing report, etc., has been suggestedby Any person) can become .a life member] Frontispiece.

numerous inquiries. I trust this by paying (remitting) $10 to the 2.I. Letter of Transmittal. BETWEEN''' ,

information will find place, and there- Secretary. This is the only require 3. Constitution and By-laws. FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH
ment. 4. List of Officers. THE
fore wide circulation in your columns.A. 5. List of Committees. .
H. MANVILLE Life members do not )pay annual dues, 6. List of l\lembers-Honorary'Life and An Florida Central and PeninsularNEW
nual.
and are in full and regular standingfor
Florida State Horticultural 7. Prefatory Note
Secretary life.A THROUGH ROUTES.
8.,List of Members in Attendance.
'
r Society.Glen LIFE MEMBERSHIP SECURES- 9. Minutes. (Giving all the events and trans- New York.to Jacksonville by

St. Mary, Florida. Immunity from bearing in mind the keeping actions ,of the meeting in the order of New Florida Pennsylvania R. ,R.,to Wash-
of yearly dues. their occurrence, but ''omitting papers, and 1'Columbia Hallway to
up discussions and which Northern Florida ,Central &
A permanent place on the life roll in the membership reports, appear
list as published in the Annual Reports.The under topical heads in the body of the Air Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all principal
ORIGIN AND ATTAINMENTS."In satisfaction of giving substantial endorsement volume) J points In Florida.

and support toa worthy institution. 10. Address of Welcome and Response. Cincinnati to'Jacksonville by
1886 we organized the Flo Ida Nurserymen's -
II. President's Annual Address. ,
& Crescent to Chattanooga
Queen -
Association. The interest in the meetingsof
12. Secretary's Annual ,
Report.
and Southern R'y to Ever-
this association was so general that it was determined }
to widen its scope. In 1887 the Flori WILY NOT TAKE ,A LIFE MEMBER- 13.14. Treasurer's Executive Committee's Annual Report.Annual. Report.. Florida ette, Florida Central & Peninsular -
Limited. to all Important Florida
Association issued invitation
Nurserymen's an SHIP 1 15. Florida Freezes-The Greater and Lesser -
points.
to the horticulturists of the State to join in Freezes in Florida for a Century and i a
.
the formation of a State Horticultural Society. Half. (Paper.) Kansas City Kansas City Fort Scott &:
This was accomplished!' in 1888 by the joint LADY MEMBERS. 16. After the Great Freeze-The Orange Groves andJackso'vllle Memphis R.t.to Kansas
action of the Florida Nurserymen's Association, to Birmingham, Southern Rry'
and How To Treat Them. ( )
Fruit Growers' Associationand The Society has lady members Paper Ito Everette Fla. Central &
members of the old many 17. The Orange Groves of the oastThe Thro' Line ,
other horticulturists, In 1889. the Florida numbers of whom are in attendanceat Winter of 1894-95 and ,Its Effects.- Peninsular to all, Fla. points.
State Horticultural Society entertained the 22d Louis to Jacksonville.
each meeting. (Paper.) by
bienial session of the American Pomological So- 18. The Freezes of 1894-95, and Their Effects 1St. Short Line to Du Quoin,
ciety at Ocala, In 1892, we >began the regular STATTS OF LADY MEMBERs.-In view of many on the Orange Industry. (Discussion ) Holly Sp'gs Central to Holly Sp'gs,
publication of our proceedings, including steno- inquiries received in reference to the status of 19. Resuscitating the Orange Groves-How,the Route. City, Memphis & Birmingham -
graphic reports of discussions We are about to ladies, especially as to special rates etc., for Frozen Trees Should be Treated; (Dis- to Birmingham,Sou.
take up the work of cataloguing our fruits. In ladies accompanying members attending the annual cussion.) J U'yto Everette and F. C. & P.

the words of President!' Adams : "The Florida meeting it should be said, that ladies desiring 20. The Best Varieties of Oranges for General Sioux City & Chicago to Jacksonville -
State Horticultural Society has steadily grown in to avail themselves of the courtesies extended Culture. (Discussion.) Ill. Cent. to Holly
numbers, influence and usefulness till, at the members, should take out regular memberships 21. The Lessons of the Freeze-The Single'or: Holly Sp'gsRoute. }Sp'gs, K.C. M&B. to Birmingham -
of it is the of similar socie- .
age seven years peer there being no distinction as to sex: in Divided Stem Crown Grafting, Etc. Sou. R'y to Ever-
ties in State'in the Union.A H. Man-.
any Annual the requisite of membership. where continuous (Discussion.) ette and the F. C. & P.
ville. from Address at Seventh Meeting.
membership is not desired, there is no objection 2J. Comparative Hardiness Different Citrus
"The State has reason to be proud of its Horti- to the membership terminating with a Stocks (Discussion.) Louis'ille & Nash'llle to River
cultural Society, which,measured by the numberof single year.EXTRA 23 Better Weather Warnings 'Wanted. Discussion -: New Orleans Junction. F.' C. & P. only
its members,by the intel ence of its mem- .) ( To 1 route' with thro gh.sleopersJackso'ville
bership by the prominent horticulturists participating At the between New Orleans and
24. Sub-Tropical Laboratory Results
in work results it has COPIES AND BACK NUMBERS. Jacksonville.The .
its or, by the accomplished ,of the Year's Work in the Investigationof
stands the foremost of kin-
dred societies in this among or any country. Its sessionsare Persons not members can,secure the Diseases and for Insects: (Paper.) F. C. & P. has TOO miles of track In
25. Joint Meeting 1896-Texas and Florida
Florida running through the
remarkable for their sustained interest the
theoretical and scientific subserve the practical; ; published report for any previous year,, State Horticultural' Societies.. ,(Rel'ort.]) I Tobacco Jtefftons,
26. Legislative Appropriation. (Report.) Stock Fanning and Dairy Section,
its discussions, always pointed and animated provided the edition of same is not 27. The Investigation of Legislation Designedto Peach and Strawberry Lands
dull and ;
never remote or annually attract a large
enthusiastic attendance. The social feature, to exhausted, by paying the membershipfee and Prevent Insects.the( Introduction of Diseases Orange, Banana and Pineapple Country,

which cne session of each meeting is given up, (of $1)) for'that Extra copies 28. Tropical Fruits Report.the ) Phosphate Belt. .
affords rare opportunity for interchange of ideas year. on East Coast. (Paper.)) Has the Silver Spring and

and the forming of acquaintances. In the inter- and back numbers of reports will be 29. Tropical Future of Fruits: The Past,. Present and Other fine Scenery.
Tropical Fruit Culture in Flor-
The Great Hunting Country.
est of his horticulturist affordto ,
occupation,
no can
furnished, members whose dues ida. (Paper.)
miss these annual meetings and are Readies the Noted Fishing,Grounds.,
one
any
30. The Plant Louse of the Melon. (Paper.) Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety -
mindful of the material prosperity of the State for the current well
paid
year, as as Peaches and Plums in
will find them of interest."-Editorial from 31. West Florida: of soils in the. State, and above all
'
Florida for the or years for which the (Paper.) I
Agriculturist. year
32. Peaches and Plums in South Florida. Runs over the Central RldgelandWhere
extra, copies are desired, for fifty cents (Paper.) It Is High and Healthy.
33. Pear Culture. (Paper.) Prosperous towns fill its route and it othersthe
I HOW TO BECOME A :MEMBER. each.: 34. Pears (Discussion.) best freight facilities ,for any produce to
35. The California Privet as an Ornamental I the Northern markets. Send,, for the popular

Any person)) can become a member by TIlE FORTHCOMING\ REPORT. Hedge Plant. (Paper.), I song-
Ornamental "MY "
36. Planting. (Paper.) FLORIDA HOME
paying (or remitting) $1 to the Secre-
Azaleas and Palms.
Discussion.
( )
37. l'must'odescriptive '
with Its spirited words and
tary. This is the only requirement. The published relOrt'of the eighth annual 38. Our Native Fruits. (Paper ) of an actual Florida Home, and

I i This initial fee also covers the annual meeting of the Society (Jackson- 39. Fertilizers and Fertilizer Inspection. which Is gotten up In elegant style-Six

dues for the first year. ville, May 7th, 8th and !)th, 1895)), Insects(Paper.) of full sized best musiopaper,containing also
and Insecticides.
now in ]preparation, will be sent free 40. (Paper.) a picture of a home In Florida and hunting
41. Irrigation. (Paper.) scene. tIt Is mailed on receipt of 10 cents (in
MEMBERSHIP MAY BE'DATED BACK,-Unless to all fully paid members, and can be 42. Necrology, (Report.) stamps, to pay expense of distribution.)
I otherwise requested the initial lee is applied to obtained by any one .by remitting $1, I 43. Resolutions Thanks. (Report.) Send also for the best map of Florida (sen
the current vear. the membership beginning as membership fee to the Secretary.Tins 44. Catalogue. (See notice above.) free) and note the towns on its route.
therewith. If desired, however, it can be applied I A. o. MAODONELLG.P.A. ,

to any previous year, in which case the VOLUME WILL CONTAIN: A full report of Jacksonville e, Fla.
membership begins with the year to which the the recent exceptionally interesting ession. A _
payment applies. This is fi,equently done in order tabular list of the fruits of Florida, showing the '
( to secure the published 'proceedings of previous relative adaptability of the different varieties to Every Fruit Grower Should Have It. The Fla. Cent & Peninsular n.ln'.

years. Where the membership is made to the several sections of the State. Giving the '
''
begin with a, previous year if a continuous membership latest and best practice for practical growers, descriptions In a note to correspondents G. L. Offers to ShippersThe
is desired, the annual fee for subsequent of varieties and methods for '
prospective Taber the well known horticulturist Shortest and Quickest RouteBETWEEN
years should be paid. planters, and comprising (in connection ,

with previous reports) a readable outline of our says: "The few imperfect. horticul-

horticultural progress. No fruit grower can afford tural works applicable to this section FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
THE ANNUAL FEE. to be without it. (See contents below.) :

are out of date. For some years I was THE EAST AND WEST.

The Annual Membership Fee is $1. (The at a loss what to recommend to hun- 'With Improved Ventilated Cars, this oompany -
CATALOGUE OF TilE FRUITS OF is better equipped than ever ever tohandle
Initial $1, Paid as a Requisite of FLORIDA. dreds of inquirers for horticulturalworks. ; the Orange and Vegetable,..Crops, and

Membership, Covering the First Year) The of the Florida insure close connections and prompt despatohto
Referring to the Catalogue, published for reports all Ensteru and Western Markets. I

WHAT THE ANNUAL FEE SECURES.-The annual the first time iu this report, a rocent editorial inthe State Horticultural Society, now published Through' oars to'destination without -

fee, paid at any time, .entitles the person Florida FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER says: contain the > change or delay.
best in
paying same to the published report of the an- Throughout the country, wherever fruit annually, Perishable freight followed by wire and
nual meeting held in the year for which the pay. rowing has become an industry of importancethe formation obtainable upon our horti. nippers advised time passing various Juno-
made the edition for that State Horticultural Societies have compiled
is provided
ment yearis at destination.
tion and arrival
not exhausted If paid before the report goesto catalogues of the fruits grown, showing by their culture. I have no hesitancy in recommending All points claims for overcharges and loss prompt-
press, the name and address of the person so arrangement and marking the relative adaptability them to
correspondents. adjusted.
paying in the list of members, as published of the varieties to the several sections; such
' in appears the report If paid before ((or at) the catalogue being revised every year and published No one interested in fruit growing in See that :your goods are marked
,annual meeting it secures the privileges and in i connection with the reports of the proceedings via F. C. & P..R. R.
the Lower South afford be without
courtesies extended to members In connectionwith of the societies. These catalogues form an can to For.information'call'' on or address, the undersigned -

said meeting. And, if paid sufficiently in invaluable guide to the planter, and enable even them. The report of the last meeting : .
advance of the meeting the person paying will a novice to select with certainty. 0., E. TAYLOR'' Trav. A'gt Ocala, Fla.
receive, in due course, credentials entitling him "Here in Florida we are growing fruits under is now in preparation, and will be W; B. TUCKED, Gen. A'f.'t, Orlando, Fla.

to special rates of transportation? to said meeting, conditions so peculiar that results obtained elsewhere sent; free,to any one remitting $i as a G. M. nOLDEN, Trav. !fit.Leesbur :\Fla
have little value to avoid .
and to other concessions in the same connection ; repeating over 'V..It.1 FULLEU. Trav. A'g.t: Tampa Fla.
Its The annual fee will be acknowledged and over the same mistakes.and the same ex- membership fee, :to A.) H... Manville,. Or N. S. PENNINQTON,Traffic Manager,
,promptly the Secretary,but, formal periment": we need to know what others 'JaoksonviUe'Flai
work-j Glen St.
receipts and certificates,constituting credentials fug in the same field have accomplished. Secretary, Mary, Florida. W, H. PLEASANTS, General Freight Aart







- -- -- -.- ._ ,
----
--- ------ ---- -



-




.



1805) ,' THE. ,FLORIDA' :FARMER AND ,FRUITGROWER. 477.

I .
WEATHER AND, CROPS. ern tier of the cotton belt counties, :

reports the plant as doing finely,the 'l J
JACKSONVILLE, July. 23, 1895. excessive rains being largely confinedto ,
WEATHER CONDITIONS. the northern and western countiesof I Exhausted Soils

the cotton belt. Sweet potatoesand .

Tempera-ture (I) Preclpita-tion ((2)) shine.Sun- rice doing finely. Orange trees c are made to produce larger and better crops by the '

DISTRICT -No'r.Cur-- No'rC- hum showing daily improvement. Sorg- use of Fertilizers ,rich in Potash. .;,
For week satisfactory.
very
#
mat' .rent mat rent. '
CENTRAL DISTRICT. Write for our "Farmers' Guide," a 142-page illustrated book. It Jy \

Western.. 82 82, 1.48 ,340 u..; Rainy conditions have delayed fod- ) is brim full of useful information for farmers. It will be sent free, and wi

Northern.. 83 81 1.53 3.89 a s Uu der pulling in some counties. Dis- will/make and save you money. Address, 1-1

Central... 83, 81 1.94 1.36 e a tribution of moisture was not uniform, c GERMAN KALI WORKS, 93 Nassau Street,New York "
I .I/) more being needed in Nassau and in
South rn.. 83 8J 1.19 0.3t 10 cis
I < sections of Orange county. As a
I .
(((1))) Degrees Farenheit. whole, however, crops are generallyvery JOHN" L. MARVIN. ,
((2)) Inches and Hundredths. favorable over the district. The President.H. .

CROP CONDITIONS. central portion of the district houseda T. BAYA, THOS. W. CONRAD,

The salient features of bulletin for large quantity of fodder, and workin Cashier. Assistant Cashier.'
the week are indicated'in' :the excessive this line is energetically carried on. CAPITAL* 100000.

rains: :over the Western and Northern Some farmers are preparing lands for :, '

districts,' provoking no little] concern planting fall vegetables. Late corn, THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK
'
about:the,future, of the: cotton: crop, potatoes, peaches and plums making ,
Previous to the current report, advices good showing. Grapes fine and good JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,

have ,been generally' satisfactory, but yield. Some farmers in Hillsborough
; l espeetfally solieits.your Deposits, Collections and Geneva
'
the;almost daily rains prevailing, over county are planting egg plants, mel- Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .
the cotton belt of the, State, are' retarding ons, and beans.? Orange groves improving -

the growth of the plant, and slowly. Too frequent rains INVITED.DIREO'rOR8. .

in conjunction; with the reports of,rustandsheddingfill over,some sections causing fruits to
the farmer' with rot. This is particularly true in Sum- '1
ap- John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell Chas. Marvin,
prehension. 'Dry weather, with! par- .ter'county. H. T. Bay, T.;W.. Roby.' Judge R.-B. Archibald, ,
tially overcast skies followed by sunshine SOUTHERN DISTRICT. Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers, W. M.. Davidson,

will enable the cotton plant to Normal temperature and a marked Or H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldere.:

recover what has been lost. These
deficiency in moisture' obtained over
requisites are:demanded at the present the district. Some localities, however SAVINGS AND TRUST BANK

.
time. Continuedrains the districts .
: '
over -
report rain, while adjacent territory -
named are causing the fruit received but little. High lands in OF' F'ORIDA,

crop, particularly peaches, to rot. DeSoto county would be benefittedby JACKSONVILLE..

While the distribution of moisture showers. Still satisfactory advices CAPITAL, $50,000.
'
elsewhere'has not been strikingly uniform prevail from this district. Corn crop
advices indicate contentment H. ROBINSON President. W.J. HARKISIIEIMER.. Vice-Pres..
: Potatoes
generally good. peas, corn TVM RATVXINSON C8hler.; '
with. 'present conditions. and ,citrus fruit trees, doing well. -

Western District-The thermal conditions :- Farmers ,will soon begin preparationsfor DIRECTORS:
over this district!were about fall planting.
H. ROBINSON, J. HILDEBRANDT, P. E. MCMURRAY
;normal, the, fall of,rain, however, was SUMMARY BY COUNTIES. W.J. HARKISHEIMER, PHILIP WALTER, R. H. LIGGETT,
Over section J. A. HENDERSON, C. C. ROBERTSON W. B. OWE .
phenomenal. a large Western District:
work was suspended and little was Collections made on all points of Florida,and Remitted for on day ofPay-
accomplished in the agricultural world. Escambia-Too. much rain. ''Pear ment.- Active. and. Savings- Accounts-Solicited.' Interest. Paid" on
shipments extensive. Figs scarce. Savings.
,
Some:reporters state that peaches are
rotting, the need of'dry and sunshiny Pensacola, 82 degrees, rain 2.94.-

conditions being imperatively needed. McMillan.
Cotton over this,district is,the l leading Santa Rosa-Corn maturing rapidly. FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.
fine but
Irish
potatoes looking,
staple ,susceptible to injury, and the .
diseased. Milton
found to be 83
ill-effects of much moisture
too are rain Carlovitz. An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
conspicuously apparent.at this writing. degrees, 3.85.- best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL $300.0)0.)
Leon-Too much rain. Will injure BOX M.ATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper. on.
In Leon, county, cotton is, sheddingand '
order. Write for price list and terms.
it shed and
is ahead which ; cotton, making causing
grass forging will 1 I -:OFFICERS :-
'grass. Bad weather for fodder. Many GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, President. D. GREENLEAF, Vice-President.
cause much activity to suppress, and|,(' Bradfordville.Bradford.Northern ALBERT M.IVJjS! ,Gen'l Mgr. and Treas. M., P. TURNER, Secretary.::
at'a' time when the plant is ordinarily'( pears. DIRECTORS-Geo. R. Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E.G. Hill, Bradford Co.:""Dr. E. E. Pratt
Hlllsboro Co.; John Fabyan, Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher Orange Co.; D. Greenleaf, Duval Co.;
"laid by." The week was not satisfactory District: J. D. Mead, Duval Co.: A' Brady Brevard Co.: F. G. Sampson, Marion Co. ; C. V. Hillyer,
in saving fodder and fear is Suwannee-Rain day. Too Marion Co.; John M. i3ryan.. Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. S.Moreman St.
every Polk Co. ,
Johns Co.; C. F. A. Blolby, Volusia Co.; Irving Keck
expressed; that no little ;will be lost wet to plow. Cotton doing very well, Address'all correspondence to the Florida'Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla. Stencils
from rot. Corn is rapidly ,maturing'i I but continued rain will injure it. Fine with full packing:and shipping instructions furnished on application.

where the moisture is not excessive. I crop of peas. Peaches rotting. Mc .
Irish potato crop is fine. Large ship: Alpin.-Black. JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.,

ments of pears; melons and tomatoes I Washington-Daily rains damagingcotton.

continue'plentiful.! Figs are scarce. Peaches rotting. Very little Grocers and Commission MerchantsDEALERS

Northern District-Daily rains over i field work. Large pear crop. Chip-

Baker\ Madison and Suwannee Coun- ley,-Danley, IN

ties'portend. no good to cotton, the I Alachua-Good season for potatoes. Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,
conditions being the same as,set forth i Two cases "staggers" among horses. ". .
j
for Western District. Very, little Pears abundant. One lady marketed Cigars, Tobacco, Etc. .
field work over' sections of Washington 1,000 pounds of grapes. Waldo.-

County Madison.County reports -, Branning. J"0.011:501'1'cri11e, E'10rido..
cotton''' as seriously damaged in St. Johns-Good week for work.

the vicinity of Mosely Hall. "It is Quantities of fodder housed. Corn PRICE-LISTOF WHISKIES I : .

reported, as injured by rust, and no yield very fine. Potatoes and rice MANONGAlIn A RYIt............. ........$t 50 CABINET BOURBON... .............. ..$600
.............................
PARKER..... ............ ..... ..... i 75 J. MARTIN RyE. 300
little has been washed up'by local growing rapidly. Orange trees im- I I" ...... ...............
ORANGE VALLEY........................ 2 00 VIRGINIA GLADES .. 4 00
storms. It is for the cotton proving. Switzerland 80 degrees; SPRINGVALLEY......... ...............". a 50 OLD BOURBON........... ......,. ..... 5 00
: ,
necessary BALTIMORE CORN ... .................... 200 KENTUCKY: SOUR MASH.........,...... 500
plant to have another working, but : rain o.oo.-Boyer. NORTII CAROLINA CORN.. .............250 OLD BAKER...... ... .............."......, 5 oo
present, conditions do not admit. ,I Liberty-Unfavorable for fodder CLIFTON? ; CLUB.............. .........tb.. 3 00 MONTROSE VELVET RYE.................. 6 oo

Excepting cotton, and some damage pulling. Peaches and pears abund JUGS EXTRA: One gallon 250; two gallon, 5OC; three gallon, 750. Remit by post-office
cannot C. O. D. Remit with order.A .
letter We ship
money order,check or registered
to peaches, other crops,are satis I I ant. Cotton is shedding caused by complete price-list of Groceries, and Wine List, sent free on application..
Corn is' Pears rain. ,Bristol.-McAliley,
factory. crop ,good. heavy
and; grapes in abundance. The east- ''I Alachua-Good week for all crops. JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.



--== -
_. ::_ .__ _. __. .._ __... :__ ... .' _. _.__', ", ;::' ::__' ._ -:. __ -. ;-.axes ,., ; t : "j"" 1' '!, ;. .-.:.-..:....:..-_ .. ._ ,.'


'
-
.
I
'

1 ,
.- ,



: 478 THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER. JULY 27,

I
!

:, 'j Cotton growing finely. Archer 82 ,FLORIDA NOTICE OF INCORPORATION. CENP-. JYOBD" COLUMN.-

: degrees; rain 2.06.-Andruss. RATES.-Twenty words, name and address,
i: ---+- one week,25 cents; three weeks:50 cents Noth-
Central District: Re- Take notice that the undersigned intend to apply ing taken for less than 25 cents.
Climate
Wonderful
Its to the Governor of the State of Florida for Advertisements for this column :MUST be pre
week for letters patent for the incorporation of the Duval paid.Send.
| Hillsborough-Good crops. sources Etc. Etc. Cemetery Association, in accordance with the no stamps larger than two cents.
Farmers planting vegetables for fall following Articles of Incorporati n and the laws Initials and figures count as one word.
of the State of Florida in such case made and
demands. Orange; trees improving.Plant provided. DAIRY AND MILK ROUTE FOR SALE.

t City, 80 degrees; rain, 1.15.- Infdrmatlon upon all subjects pertaining to ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF THE if sold at once. For particulars ad
dress. Rosemont Dairy Farm, Lakeland, Fla.
ASSOCIATION.We .
: Stinson. DUVAL CEMETERY -

Orange-Corn soon be dry enough FARMING AND FRUIT GROWING, the un ersigned, do hereby form ourselves _7-37-3
into a body corporate under the laws of Floridain
I'' to gather. Peas rotting. Sweet potato When and what to plant for profit. The care of such case made and provided according to BUDWOOD. I have the largest in my quantity grove at of Braiden-choice
GROVES since the freezes. Also small groves Title Three, Revised Statutes of Florida, enti=:.
continues. Buda 80 degrees budwood to be found in the State. Jaffa, Ma-
planting
; and what best, to plant. Care ofPINERY tied 'Corporations for P ofit," and all laws of jorca. Mediterranean Sweet, Washington Navel,
: : Florida in force in such and the several
regard
rain 1.60.-Proctor. TardifF
Pomelos, Sicily and Genoa Lemons.
acts thereof and
supplementary
Volusia-Fodder and hay gatheredin thereof, and do hereby make declare amendatory and have Address,Fla.R. A. Palmer, Agent, Oneco, Manatee
in order. subscribed the following our Articles of Incor- County, 7.273A
abundance, very good Varieties for profits. VINEYARDS, Etc., Etc. poration: '
Much grass still to cut. Groves im ARTICLE I. RARE BARGAIN. A good paying dairy and
Over 25 years experience by one who can save '
business for sale in Tampa, consisting of 50)
proving. Orange City, 80 degrees ; you hundreds of dollars. No hobby to ride, no SECTION i. The name and style of thin Cot por- cows, Jerseys, Durhams and other blooded stock,
rain horn to blow. A party that has tried,tested and ation shall be the Duval Cemetery Association. horses,wagons,etc. Also very rich garden landsin
1.23.-Morse. spent over Fifty Thousand Dollars in Florida.All Sec. 2. The principal place of business of the center of city, on line of electric railway andF.
Orange-Favorable week for gathering letters answered,no matter how long, for Corporation shall be in the City ,of Jacksonville, C. and P. R. R. irrigated by several flowing
25 cents, Duval county, Florida. artesian wells, :unsurpassed for celery culture.
fodder and continue silver.ROBERT
I hay. Crops G. BIDWELL, Apply to 'Clark*on.Bros. at Ybor City. Milk

I flattering. Orlando, 82 degrees; rain, Arlington Nurseries, ARTICLE II. sales now from fifty to sixty gallons per diem.
SECTION i. The general nature of the businessto
o.2 I.-Morse. Box 147. Orlando, Florida. be transacted by this corporation shall be to GRAPE FRUIT BUDS, fine old fashion best of
Columbia.-Heavy rains damaginglands hold, to let, sell, lease or otherwise appropriate dollar per'hundred-for sale by JohnS.
and Corn blown down THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE, real estate in the county of Duval and State of Elder, Yalaha,'Lake Co., Fla; 7203.
crops. Florida for cemetery purposes, to acquire :and
and cotton injured. The latter shed- hold real estate in Duval county in one or more
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.FLORIDA. PLANTS-100,000 for sale.
STRAWBERRY
localities. To name, connect ornament, adorn,
ding. Lake City, 82 degrees ; rain, improve by laying out a park, 'or parks, with well-rooted plants. Good and Alabama packing guarantee
drives, roads and avenues to set out and to
3.75.-Knight. plant shade trees, shrubbery and flowers ; to 'I.soper 1,000, f. o. b. R, Puddy, Lawtey, Fla.

layoff, plot, parcel sub-divide and lot the same 7-20-4 .
Southern District.DeSotoToo for cemetery purposes, and from time to time
enlarge or increase the area of said-grounds. FLORIDA BUD WOOD of the popular Varie
dry on sand hills. Good LANDS Sec. 2. The amount of the capital stock of said for prices. Satisfaction guaran-
corporation shall be Five Thousand Dollars. teed. ,0. B. Wheeler, Braidentown, ,Fla. 7203.
for potatoes, peas, etc. Corn crop in ($ .000.00)) divided into One Hundred shares of

this region reported very fine. Avon Fifty Dollars each, 10 per cent of which amount FOR SALE CHEAP, a fine lot of seedling grape
ORANGES must be paid in in cash before the Association trees, 3% years old, 3 to 4e feet high.S. .
Park, 84 degrees; rain, 0.09.-Thach- shall>e allowed to commence business, the bal- M. Stephens, Lakeland, Fla, 7-20-5.
ance at such times and in such installments as
er.
the board of directo!s by resolution shall demand
Lee-Very little rain. Nothing RESORTS ARTICLE III. ** orange seedlings no stumps over two
has suffered. Cow peas doing well. inches. Good stock will find a buyer in J. A.;
SECTION The date of its commencement "
i. Icenhour, Upsala, Fla. 7203.
,
Planters getting ready to plant fall shall be the date of the issuance of its letters

vegetables. Sugar cane advancing.Ft. INVESTMENTS patent ninety-nine and it shall years continue thereafter.a body, corporatefor PINEAPPLE PLANTS-Abbaka, Enville City,
Golden Queen Variegated.
,
81 rain .
Meyers, degrees; 0.20.- ARTICLE IV. Smooth Cayenne, Prince Albert, fine plants;
Gardner. t Prompt delivery. Geo. I. Russell, Orlando,
SECTION The business of this '
i. corporation Florida. 7133STRAWBERRY -
Dade-Weather. cloudy. Frequent DEVELOPMENTS shall be conducted by a President, Vice President _PLANTS for sale. For well-

rains. Rain very heavy for this sea- tors ,consisting Secretary;of Treasurer five members, and a Board including of Direc-the Improved Plants at one dollar

Lemon White. President and of which board and a half thousand ($1.50)) f. o. b. AddressE.
son. City.- Secretary, they
Hardaker Fla. '
Lakeland
7.13-3'_
ATTRACTIONSADDRESS shall be ex-officio members.Sec. .
Polk-Crops doing fairly well, but 2. The office of Secretary and Treasurer CHICKEN FLEA conquered'without extra cost
need more rain. Frost Proof 82 degrees may be held by one and the same person. Five years' trial has proven it.
Sec. 3. The said officers and directors shall be Address Brown Leghorn Poultry Yards. G. H.
; rain, 0.27.-Porter. 4 lected at the office in the city of Jacksonviile on Knellinger, Prop., Bartow Fla. 7133 .

Dade-Everything prosperous. Jupiter -, G. D. AOKERLY, annually the second thereafter.Tuesday in December, A. D. 1895, and PINEAPPLE PLANTS-Smooth Cavenne. Ab- .'

81 degrees; rain 0.21.-Cronk. Sec. 4. A majority of all the votes cast and a RothschildVariegatedSmooth '
Ge2:1.: Pa.SSea3.Ker: AK1:: majority of all the stock represented shall be Cayenne: Golden Queen Ripley Queen,
A. J. MITCHELL, Observer, necessary! to an election. Jamaica Ripley. Orlando Grape and Fruit Co.,
'
Weather Bureau Director, Sec. 5 Until the aforesaid officers are elected C. S. Van Houten, Orlando, Fla. 7-6-4.

and qualified the busine ot said corporationshall
You be conducted by a board of directors con- FLORIDA Budding Wood for sale. I can sup-
Drying the Umbrella. sisting ofthe undersigned members and stock- of the leading and popular varieties -
holders. of Budding Wood. Write for prices, stating
Can
Get
the varieties and quantities desired. W. K.
the
During frequent use of umbrellas ARTICLE V. Trimble Braidentown :
Ferry's Seeds at your dealers Manatee Co., Fla.
1 in the spring showers we should as fresh and fertile as though The highest amount of indebtedness or liabil- 765. .

keep in mind the oft-repeated caution r Seed you got Farms.FERRYS them. direct from Ferry's ject ty to itself which is the Five corporation Thousand Dollars can at any time sub- O TRAWB ERRY PLANTS. Alabama Newnans

concerning care in drying them. They Improved. Good strong, healthy plants,
ARTICLE VI. $2.ooper 1000. Special rates on 5000 lots or over.
will last much longer if they are always -- SEEDSare Address Daveny & Kimbell, Lawtey, Fla. 6294rPILGHMAN'S
SFCTION i. The names and residences of'sub
placed, when wet, with the scribers to stock are CONDITION POWDERS will

handle downward to dry. The moisture known and planted C. O. Livingston, Jacksonville.Fla.C. make stock eat and grow fat. Given as a
where every- W. DaCosta, Jacksonville. Fla. drench to stock that will not eat. Sample pack-
and
then falls from the edge of the best. Ferry's are Seed always Annual the T. H. Bogue, Jacksonville. Fla. age by mail 35 cents. W.. G. Tilghman. Palatka,

frame and the fabric dries uniformly. for 1895 tells all about C. O. LIVINGSTON.c. Fla. 6-29-20
them, Free.D. w. DACOSTA.T. For Choice Properties
When it stands handle upward, whichis M. H. BOGUE. which
Ferry Co. BARGAINS I I 1 must be sold at a
commonly the case, the top of the DetroltMlch.ANEW sacrifice. On the St Pe-
State of Florida, tersburg sub-peninsula,
umbrella holds the moisture and not } the Sicily of Florida;at Orlando, a situation Unsurpassed -

only takes a long time to dry, but it County of Duval.Personally .j in the State for its charming combina-
tion of orange groves and lakes and at Orange
before the scriber ;
appeared su a
soon injures the silk or other fabrics: mmq:+ atiiip Notary Public in and for said county and State Lake the heart of Florida's Citrus region,

used for the cover and rusts the steels." ::8( C. O. Livingston, C. W. DaCosta and T. H. Florida.Address the Editor of this paper Jacksonville,
a rS ,who being duly sworn, that they
a Bogue say are
This is the cause of this, part of the I 0: gQCI x the three persons named 'in the foregoing Articles IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres, TO years set
umbrella wearing out before other I of Incorporation and whose names are sub- treesj; 50 in other fruit trees, etc.
any >: pL cribed thereto That they have associated For sale at a sacrifice. Address It," The Palms,
part. Umbrella cases are also responsible J.1 pdV I themselves together for the purp use of formingsuch Lane Park, Lake County, Fla. 4 27-9111:
Corporation in good fiith for the
for the rapid wear of the silk, .ASggS carrying on the business described In said purposeof Ar- IF ANY ONE who has been benefited by the
The constant frictfon causes the tiny 8 ticles,that all matters including names of officers of Dr William's Pink Pills will write to
to conduct said Corporation till election THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, they will receive -
holes that appear so' provokingly g amount of capital stock and amount to be paidin interest information that will be of much value and"

When in leave the are truly set out. to them.
early. not use ..."" : .... .
0...... C. O. LIVINGSTON.
oS .: :r... + LIGHT BRAHMA,' D. B. Plymouth-Rock and
umbrella loose. c. W, DACOSTA.T. .
d I Turkey Eggs for hatching, Ji.oo doz-
..-. us ::m ..,I"g:: II BOGUE. en to suit the times. C, Gomperts, Lady Lake,
CDS8 Sworn to and subscribed before me this nth Florida. aa-i6
Mr. William Lyle is keeping abreastof ? ,., day of July, A. D. 1895.
11J'C MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing like
:z; WM. H.HARWICK.seal TO
the times in agricultural work. He ( ) Notary Public, Bowker's Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Flor-

has recently-received an improved hay : Jacksonville, Fla., July 20 h 1895. ida last year. Hundreds of testimonials. For
-.j. mJi i i.j particulars, write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla

press, and is putting up all kinds of f3 : PLANT STRAWBERRIES The Strawberry io-i3-tf, -

forage from his fields. We were shown !3 i:m c will be greatly over done next year, FOR SALE for cash,time or hade,orange groves,
'S wfjt and only those who plant under the best conditions and timber lands.
f E. RUMLEY Keuka
the other day: a bale of bean vines -< will make a profit. Lawtey berries are Fla. 3-u-i6t, ,

which he had cured and packed andit quoted in the New York Price Current this
week. 35 to 45 cents; from all other parts of the FOR EXCHANGE-Summer and winter hotel
looked to be rich and nutritious. deal on wire netting. Prices cut in State, 25 to 35 cents. Lands for sale or rent at North Carolina mountains Owner must
We pay freight. Write for our latest reasonable rates. E. G. Hill, Lawtey,Fla. live in Florida. Wants good orange grove.' W.
Bartow: Courier. price-list. E. W- Amsden, Ormond, Fla tf ')-4-tf B. Clarkson, Jacksonville, Fla 9-15-1!







,- .



'._,. r' 'd' ;''''''''''' '
/ ; ;
.. ;j.;.: : .

.


.



1

1896. THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER. 479




. SAVANNAH LINETO The Clyde Steamship Co.


NEW YORK, BOSTON AND PHILADELPHIA,

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

65 to 70 hours between Savannah and Boston.
NEW YORK, CHflRliESTOH: FUDqiDfl IdNES.


OCEAN. STEAMSHIP COMPANY. .



O. JVT. SIORRELs a.1a.Qer.: The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed .

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

Both ways :
(STANDARD TIME.) .
From New York. From Jacksonville
(Pier 29. E. R.) STEAMER Florida.
Friday, June 28th, at 3 p m......... I CHEROKEE"..........Thursday July 4th, at 2.00 p m
Tuesday, July 2nd,at 3 p m........ "SEMINOLE" ..........Sunday, 7th, at 5:00am:
Friday 5th, at 3 p m."ALGONQUIN" ........Thursday, nth, at 7:30: am
Tuesday, gth, atspm... ......"CHEROKEE".... .. Sunday, ." 14th, at iooo; a m
Friday, I2th, at3 p m............ "SEMINOLE".Thursday,. 'J8th, at 1:00 pm
: Tuesday, 16th, at 3 p m.......... "IROQUOIS". ..........Sunday, 21st, at 4:00am:
Friday 19th, at 3 p m.........."ALGONQUIN". ......Thursday, 25th at 7:00: a m
Tuesday, ,23rd at 3 p m"SEMINOLE".Sunday. 28th, at 9.30a m
Friday, 26th, at3 pm...... ... "IROQUOIS" .........Thursday, Aug. ist, at 2:00pm:
Tuesday, 3oth, at 3 p m.......... "CHEROKEE"-.Sunday, '4th, at 4:00am:

i
.
-

.
Philadelphia, Charleston and Jacksonville Line.


pa..a.ae Ra.-te.: I
For the present and until further notice, Steamer "YEMASSEE": : is intended to

Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class Steerage,, $12.50.$25.00; Intermediate, 19.00; Excursion, 843.30; 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, $14.25.. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: Charleston with Clyde Florida Steamers, for business to and from Jacksonville and

FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. all Florida points. Also, Philadelphia and interior points via Philadelphia.

(Central or goO Meridian.Time.) -

Tallahassee...................... ........ ........................ .... Sunday, July 28, 10.303. m.
City of Augusta.......................... ................ .. .. Tuesday, July 30, 12.30 p.m. .-
.t.
City of Birmingham ................ ..... .......................... Friday, Aug. 2, 2.30 p. m.
Nacoochee ...........n....... .......... ...........L........... ...... Sunday, Aug. 4, 5.00a.m. ST. : : :S I'V"E: i INE:
Tallahassee' .... .......................... .............. ....... ....Tuesday, Aug. 6, 6.00 p, m. for ,
City of Augusta.......... ............,.. ..... ............ ...... .... Friday, Aug. 9, S.ooa.m.
City of Birmingham .. ............. .... ......;:........ .......... Sunday, Aug. n, g.ooa.m.
Nacoochee.......... ......... ...........,... .... ........ ...... ......Tuesday, Aug. 13, 10.30 a. m. .
Tallahassee.. .................... .......................... ..........Friday, Aug. 16, 2 oo p. m. ..
City of Augusta.... .... .... ................ .. ..... ........ .....Sunday, Aug. 18, I.oop. m. For. Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on. ..
City of Birmingham ..................... ............ ...;.......... :Tuesday, Aug. 20, 5.oop. m. '
Nacoochee ............. ................-............. ... ...... .......Friday"Aug. 23, 7 30 a. m. the St. Johns River. -
Tallahassee........ .................... .:.........1' ..........,...... Sunday, Aug. 25, 9.00 a. m.
City of Augusta..Tuesday, Aug. 27, n.ooa. m.
City .of Birmingham ...*... ..... .....;".... ..... ...... ........... ... Friday, Aug. 30. 2.oop.m. .'et,'. .
', "", ,'
1 \" 'w ::

FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. steamer EVeRGLADE;:: /' ', \? >C; : >

Chattahoochee .. ........ ...... .. ................. ....... ........Tuesday, July 30, 12.30p.m. r
Gate City..................... .... ....:............... ............ .....Sunday, Aug. 4, 5.00a.m. Capt. W. A.SHAW, ;
City of n..Thursday, Aug. 8, 7.00 a. m.
Chattahoochee............. ........ ............ .... .... .... ... ... ...Tuesday, AUI(. 13, 10.30a.m. Is[ appointed to sail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5:00: p. m.,
Gate City..............................;.. .... .... ..................... Sunday, Aug. 18, i.oop.m: and returning leave Sanford Mondays, and Thursdays at 5 a. m.
City of Macon ............ ............................. ............Thursday, Aug. 22, 7.OOP. m.
Chattahoochee.................. .... ........ ........ ........ .....:.. Tuesday, Aug. 27, n.ooa.m.

FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA. General Passenger and Ticket ce. 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville .

(These Ships do NOT Carry Passengers.)

Deftsoug..;................ ... .... ............. ....:......... .....Thursday, Aug. i, 2.00 p. m. A. J. COLE, Passenger Agent, 5 Bowling Green, New York.M. .
'Dessoug................. ........................ ........ ........ .... Saturday, Aug. 10, 8.00 a. m. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager, 5 Bow ing Greep, New York.D. .
Dessoug...... ....................................... ...._. ...... Tuesday, Aug. 20, 5.00 p. m. .'D. O. MINK: General Freight Agent. 12 o. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia, Pa
Dessoug..11.....................!....... ............. .......... ..1. Friday, Aug. 30, 2.00 p. m. THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green, New York. .
F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida : Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St.;Jacksonville, Fla.
THESE PALACE STEAMERS JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville, Fla.
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville. Fla.WM. .

Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia Savannah Florida & Western Railway,
Florida Central. Peninsular Railroad. P. CLTTDE & CO., Gen'1Agents,
Through Bills of Lading, Tickets,and Baggage Checks to all points North and East. See your
nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to 13 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Bowling: Green New York.W. .
P. BECKWITH, G. F. & P. Agent, New Pier 35 N. R., New York.R. .
L. WALKIRR, Agent, C. G.ANDERSON, Agent.
New Pier No.35, North River New York. City Exchange Building, Savannah; Ga.
RICHARDSON k BARNARD Agents, Lewis' Wharf, Boston '
ESTABLISHED 187S. B.'BOURS.
W. JAMES, Agent, 13 S. Third Street, Philadelphia.W. A. BOURS. J.
H. RHETT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway, New York.
J. D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent, Sav., Fla. & Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway N. Y. WILLIAM A. 'BOURS & CO.
J.I,. ADAMS Gen'l East. Agt. F. C. & P. R. R., A. DeW. SAMPSON, General Agent, ,
353 Broadway, New York. 306 Washington St., Boston.W .
J. FARRELL Soliciting Agent. W. E. ARNOLD, Gen.Trav. Pass. Agt.,
WAITER HAWKINS, Fla. Pass. Agent, Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers
New Office, 224 West Bay Street, Jacksonville.. ,


3OO Acres In Nursery. One Acre Under Class. Thirty-Seventh Year. tSlSVVXCOT BAY OT., JAGKSOlVVir, JBU.,A..


SPECIAL/rIES : We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Gomple Stock of


Specially adapted to Florida and ical 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
lias,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. BERCKMAN8, Fruitland Nurseries, Augusta, Ga.
No Agents. STATE AGBNTS1FOR: PURE GROUND BONE


:lPZTTIIJ3UB.Gra--PENNSyx..V.A.NE.A.!! : : : : : Yygert-Illeii Pertilher Co. A NITRATE SODA
_ _ _ ,
.
Somers Brother: & Co.Fruits. ESTABLISHED 1876.' Star Brand Fertilizers, *
GUARANTIED ANALYSIS. 911 SULPHATE POTASH,


Merchants. and Produce.Commission Orange Tree and Vegetable \ KAINIT, Etc '

Refer to Banks, Mercantile Agencies and 1 he business community of Western Pennsylvania. FERTILIZER.These .
Market Reports, special references to regular shippers, shipping stencils, stamps, etc.,furnished Fertilizers: have superior In the market, and a trial will'convince, '
free application. INQUIRIES AND CORRESPONDENCE INVITED Bend for Catalogue free.



.
e



.

.



.480 ,THK, FLORIDA FARMER ,A FRUITGROWER.. JUDY: 27,

.- -.-.. .. ,"
.. '0'I-
..... ''"Y"D',< ",. "

,. .,

YOUR CROPS ,N',

a 1 I,..,
.
'
"
'?, "
.

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

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

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

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

actually 1 ; secure you larger returns? ness 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

.

._ _. n ,




: "' ,,' ARE INSECTS TROUBLING YOUR CROPS. ?

,
., .
'
'f, ;
', "
"
t" __

Then write to us for information about using our newly improved "'InOur Lime Decidedly the Handsomest Paying Investment
r '
secticide and Fertilizer Lime." If applied fresh it will destroy every insect in that can Possibly be ]Made-Without it Inferioryour

garden. It is indispenseable where Bugs attack Tomato Plants, WaterCropsWith it Perfect Growth{'an( 'Fruitage.

melons, ,Beans, Cabbage, Strawberries, etc., etc. .
l Fiotn .'" a. Ha2'he :
Read what our customers say: .
Paine! Fertilizer Co.,Jacksonville! ,r.; ,.:,
Not Only Destroys Cut Worms and Other Insects, But is,a
GENTLEMEN-I' have read with much interest Prof. Pratt's analysis of
Good Fertilizer-200 Crates Tomatoes to'the Acre. your Lime reported in the Farmer and Fruit Grower of the 9th inst. 'I purchased -

[From Winter Haven, Fla."| ,two tons of you about three months-ago and" sowed, it broadcast over

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

,', C. A. McCoLLUM. plants it used during the summer.

.' ,, ,. ', r" t' 1" ',.t,.', 'J',$'\i'";" ,x.:.',q', :" 'r ; .a

i"4. .
..
--- -


Write us for all information on agricultural matters, to


: '."iS. "' ',,, :' T1O and T12 East Bay St., Jacksonville Florida,
JtiitII\ II.
'
'
"
f ;ji:. I .1'
,'.""otr'.,.; '..,,,. "',,'f, And for all information about selling your fruit and vegetable crops, to
I
No.1" Broadway New York N. Y.

Get our latest prices on all agricultural chemicals before purchasing elsewhere. We undersell all competitors. Our facilities enable us to do this
easily, and, as a rule, to, give better and higher class grades of materials.
v V"%

'I.',' '\*-.'i'i, r "': .,.

..+>r" ;.' ,;:" .. ".' ",, '," .,1', < .,f
.
,
"
iI' ." r' ":"' 't
'if
.,''"" <,. Y1tf
r '""' :\',',..: .. : r THE PAINE FERTILIZER CO.
.,\\'J"'j'J.\,II.:'} !'[1',1"" 1<.;.;.(,< ', ". r.,"T',"" ,,'I., ."'-, ,!.". ..;' ,
!M: ,. '" i ij
t, ,j'j "'" !" .
JACKSONVILLE, FLA., and NEW YORK, N. Y.


:EST: AJ3 L ISHED: :: : IN :18f9'. I

.