Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00341
 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: August 3, 1895
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
 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: UF00055765:00341
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Preceded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by: Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen

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8. Powers, Publisher and Proprietor. JACKSONVILLE. FLA.. AUGUST 10, 1895. \Vlo1v 1383 Vol.NEW VII SERIES, No. 32'

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1 Before buying your Nursery Stock,investigate and know what you ate getting. Know that
! you are buying of a Grower and not a second or third hand dealer. -


: 58 tt 60 WEST MARKET ST. 119 & 123 MICHIGAN) ST.,
the most Extensive in the State and offer all Home Grown Stock. Peaches. Plums, Pears
I BUFFALO .Y. Japan Persimmons, Grapes,Figs, Mulberries.,Apricots,Almonds, Satsuma and other Oranges and
. Lemons on both


75 varieties of Roses all field grown and Budded and Grafted... Ornamental Trees, Shrubs etc. .

It will pay those intending to plant Orchards to visit',my Nursery and Experimental Grounds.
Write for Catalogue and any infoimatio'n wanted,
Correspondence invited and stencils furnished on application Reliable agents wanted at W. D. GRIFFING, PROP.,
all principal shipping points, Macclenny, Fla.


1 First National Bank of Fla. Bank Commerce Buffalo N.Y. Dun's and Brad ORANGE; GROWERS, !
SJfesJft* Jacksonville. ,. < tAi1FORNIAJUD ..
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street'aAgendes. --r- "* n < A ; -- t '..jr7V'T : -- :
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Va ..ts.rMLRlPLANTS 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 value you may need I am able to supply you with Orange and Lemon
t u bud wood of standard varieties, such as
R I ETI I ES: Homosassa,Jaffa, Dancy
1 I O O Q O A'r LOW PRICI t51. g g G g HART'S TARDIFF, Tangerine. Hart's Tardiff (or Valencia Late), St.
s MAJORCA, Michael. Ruby, and Malta Bloods W. Navel,
.. 0 / Special attention called to Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruits Camphor Jt UBY. Med. Sweet. SATSUMA, Mandarin, Magnum .
''o 4..0p Cinnamon,Sisal Hemp, Palms, Surinam Cherry, Grevillas. OrnamentalTrees JAFFA. Bonum and Malta Oval Oranges.
Shrubs, Vines, Aquatics,etc., etc. Everything for Florida. '
SANFORD'S MEDITERRANEAN, Orders Must be for 500 or More Each of
Special low rates for quantities. Catalogue free.REA.SONER
BROS., Oneco,'Fla. MALTA JOLOOD. Last Two Varieties.
ST. MICHAEL: Tne true Lisbon Lemon, Villa Franca, Eureka -
CHINA MANDARIN, Etc., ing,and Imported Sicily Lemons.A .

At the following prices; few Pomelo Buds *! 1 per 100, S4.5O
FRUIT I TREES p"cafrMaptBiitD| | Florida.
1000, $5.00;. 3000 $12.00; 6000 $20.00. per 1,000, $10 per 3,000, $2O per
7,000. CASH WITH ORDKR.: :
Oriental Pears.Japan Plums on Marianna StOcks.Japan Persimmons. Giant'Loquat, Strawberry CASH ,WITH ORDER.In .
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 Lemons. Lisbon, Villa Franca, Eureka,at
most complete in the Southern States. We grow everything in trees and plants suited to South. same prices. California and Florida.
ern horticulture. Catalogue free. Address P. J. BERCKMANS Augusta, Ga. No Agents. Buds delivered without further cost to-you and
guaranteed to arrive in fine order. Orders CITRUS TREES, OLIVES, PALMS AND
booked now for June delivery. Address,
Riverside Nurseries Address:
Riverside, Cal. I. H. CAMMACK,

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 pound lots or above. by express Cal. Florida reference given if wanted. [ this out for Reference.]
or freight not prepaid, 20 cents per pound. .
KAFFIR CORN AND BRANCHING SORGHUM. Pound 30 cents; pounds $.oo postpaid;
10 pound lots or above not prepaid, 15 cents per pound. ,
EARLY ORANGE AND EARLY AMBER SORGHUM. Pound 25 cents; 4 pounds fco cent Fraud8RsFruitWrappers.NO .
postpaid. 10 pound lots or above not prepaid 12 cents per pound.
SPANISH PEANUTS. Pound,postpaid, 30 cents;peck 75 cents;bushel,$2.50 not prepaid. JLJjIjJ1!

H. G. HASTINGS & oo.. SEED SM3: N. t MORE CHEATING.Consumers : ..

Catalogue: free. I nterlaoh'en_ I -Florida.: of Fruit; Wrappers may

now know that they get an honest ream Protection.
of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 sheetsto
ream'as some unscrupulous dealers De shepherd of de sheep fule

(GTL. i abet! : s u.w"t"IOgu mr 18 4-95,recounts 17 years'experience with the eauy.prouucuvo aud hardy: satsuiaa orange, supply; Him say, "Ohl wool Is cheap, .
and the vigorous Citrus trifoliate,which,without protection,stands the winters as far north as Washington,uninjured.) Hut it's part of my religion.
Ei m OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed That dogs shan't kill de sheep."

PBAt!CEPO ELQS.CI;JIRY ;:E..JJl S :Wrappers are put up packages So he put de Pago Fence all aroun'
orange an tntohata stocks Over goo varieties i Low-- rigs, of 1000 each, and each Wrapper is Do young an' fat, de ole an' thin,
apes,a ricots,olives.m.lhen'' ,pomPrranates.almonds: .pecans,Janan walnuts, apan chestnuts,kumquats ornamentals, numbered, in printing, consecutively And de dogs day howl an' knash der teet,\
For know can't In.
e ACHESP f.EnoF from 1 to 1000. No one can dey get
,.", la e:t ensiv e e x r mental orchards and at cons derableeipense.has HONESTLY BEATour PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian,Mich.l )
een a leading feature of the business for thirteen years,and has amply repaid the outlay in the Information afforded. Guided !
by '' ,as cspeclallywell adapted to the cllmate of thts region, prices. Send for sampler and prices SAWMILL i

'er''JARTrI''I'rrtl N 1 toTHE J JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO. lb k J4(IlYI(! tv,( |works successfully p., also
;I and-bou It.free T;}ull and correct description: *|40 accurate, Grinding Mills
rUstic illustrations i recent results with leading sorts|latest practice andbest methods in culture and management.,Send to JERSEY'CITY, N. J. I
".I,.TABBR. Glen Mar Fla.;for new edition(enlarged and rewritten throughout)of the Catalf"tie ftfjjMLENST.MARY and Water Wheels.DeLoaoh.
N. B.-We do not deal in unprinted Mill Mfg. Co..

; .NURSERIES wrappers. 3231Hlehland, Ave., Atlanta, Cia


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I \" Ammonia, 4% to 532 per cent. .
.. Available Phosphoric Acid, 4 to 6 per cent.
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.

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


E Write Us for Prices before Buying.
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k AFTER THE GREAT FREEZE. "After the trees are fairly started, markable'and unparalleled situation, I dom to cart muck and stable manur
how shall we treat them? Already has called forth many prophecies as when the vest-pocket fertilizers are so
The Orange Groves and How to : we are told some growers have fertile ,to the future orange crops of the State. easily applied, at so little cost,' and
( Treat Them. ized heavily, with what are called We have seen the figures for the which are so quickly available ; that
Fla. complete fertilizers. This, in our present year, ranging from $300,000up the coarse manures have no value but
By H. S. WILLIAMS, of Rockledge,
judgment, is a waste of time, as wellas to half a million boxes. In, my for their mechanical effect. And sifted
[Part of a paper read before the State Horticultural a waste of money. Let us reason judgment, the crop will not exceed to the bottom, is it not the mechanical
j Society] from analogy. Our trees are in the 50,000 boxes.: All the oranges pro- effect, largely, that gives value to con
What I am doing, and what I propose condition of a very sick man. To duced will grow in three, or at the centrated fertilizers, and in turn, are
r to do is this. First, however, let me carry out the comparison fully, we most, four counties. If my own they not largely dependent upon the:,
describe the condition of my trees. I will say like one who was very sick, county ships 1,000 boxes, she will decomposed vegetable matter in the:,
.: From eight years old and upward, they partly recovered, then suffered a relapse exceed my expectations."As soil, even as they are dependent upo
: -,. '. are as a rule, sending out shoots: along which has left him at death's one who has followed me can each of their constituent parts, "th.
Jr '-. .the'main' body and on the main up' door. As soon as the patient commenced readily see, I am sadly demoralizedover potash refusing to work unless yoketo
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; t ? .;.right'limbs, from 10 & fifteen fet to improve again and had a' the situation, but I am not dis phosphoric acid, and both togethe
: ,, high. All the lower lateral limbs are little appetite,.would you feed him on heartened. -Acting upon the belief refusing to pull on the tongue withou
dead, or nearly so, up to the main beef steak, boiled cabbage and hot that the experience of the last winter ammonia for a leader? Says the Southern
4 trunk. With a keen, light axe I am biscuits? Instead, how cautiously the will not be repeated for many yearsto i Farm :
cutting off the limbs some six inchesor careful nurse will tempt that appetitewith come, I shall re-plant and nurse my I "The chief office of manures is no
so from the live wood., and the the most delicate. morsels most trees back to life and productiveness, as food for plants ; they are nature'cooks
main tops at least a foot above the easily digested. Even so with our if that is possible, for with me the and stewards that provide foot
sprouts. trees; let us nurse them back to 'life citrus crop is the only moneymakingcrop for plants and put it in reach of th
"Why not saw them off??" I am and health in the most careful man- I can grow. I claim I have thousands of root mouths that fee<
asked. For this reason: With the ner. Good rains will give them all made a success of orange growing in upon them when the food is agreeable:'
weight of the limbs removed, I can the nourishment they want in our
the past, and there is an old saying These manures doubtless have mud
saw off the stumps just where I want reasonably fertile hammocks, for some that we'can now take home with some to do in supplying from the atmosphere :
them, without danger of splitting in months to come. 'We would not ex- degree of comfort : 'What man has nitrogen and converting it 'int'
: the live wood and without destroyingtoo press an opinion as to what would be done, man may do.' ammonia, one of the .most valuabl
many sprouts. Speaking of sprouts, best for pine land groves. 'I shall give and expensive fertilizers called, for b''
the query confronts us, Is it best to my trees from ten to fifteen pounds of plants.
!''I thin them out? In reply I will state pure unleached hard-wood ashes, and The Cooks and Stewards of the Soil. "Five hundred pounds of supe:
t, that I will wait until late in the sea- hoe in, say, some time in June. phosphate to the acre may sometime:
season before deciding. It is the one "Now, for a few random thoughts., How much of the stable manure, add two tons.to the weight of the '
chance of a I lifetime to test the theory About the only blessing we can see in muck, humus (be it dead grass, rotted stalks, fruit, etc.-and croP""I'roots
,, of the "survival of the fittest." But this case, is the destruction of the wood or roots), lime, phosphoric acid, small part of that 500 pounds is take I
again; every one has noticed that the scale and other insect pests that were potash, ammonia, etc., in the concen- up by the roots. Where does th|
!' top shoots are small and of a most preying on our trees. We greatly fear, trated commercial fertilizers go to make more than three thousand pounc(
: .' feeble growth. I want a stout,healthy however, that this benefit will mis- the leaf, stalk, grain or fruit for whichit weight come from, and how are tH
;r growth at the extremity, so as to heal carry, for there is great danger of re- is applied ? Is it all, or a great pro- materials that make up this bu|
I over as far as possible. In my opinion, introducing all the kinds destroyed, portion of it, actual food, when dissolved brought together by the influence ,(
t we do not as yet know how far down and many more even worse, by get for the million mouths of the action of the 500 pounds of comm '
the main stock will die, nor will:" ve ting trees and budding-wood from plant to drink in and assimilate into cial fertilizer ?"
know until the trees take a second California. We think our wisest the different parts of the plant, as <<
growth. In June many of the trees that policy is to wait and depend on our, bread .and meat and vegetables are Watermelons make the choicest
are putting on a feeble growth now selves for buds and nursery stock. taken into the human stomach to make vii)
of other fruit
will die down to the roots. The ordeal through which the trees blood and muscle and bone, or as hay egar any or vegetab
it makes first-class
"Of our younger trees, where theyare have passed, tells us very plainly and grainare'transmuted in the stom- Evaporated syruj)
throwing out one or more vigorous which are the hardiest varieties with ach of the horse, the ox and the hog, Texas Farm and Ranch has paddl
shoots from the collar, we are us. Hart's Late is one of the tenderest. into muscle and fat? What is the office a canoe between corn rows. He w
sawing off the dead stock and coating Tangerines, Pineapple and Maltese : work of fertilizers? Are they mainly have had the experience that willIe
the.tree with coal tar. About 60 per are almost if not equally as ten- actual food ? How much lime, and him. to spend $2.50 in surface dra
cent of my younger trees, from one to der.' The boasted hardiness of the potash, and ammonia, and magnesiaand age.Not
five years set, are throwing up strong Satsuma proves a myth. My oldest iron that we feed to the plant or so fast, brother editor, for eve
suckers, and we propose budding grape fruits are putting'out shoots some tree is ,actually appropriated? Agricultural silver dollar coined and put in cir
the next season. I have no faith in ten feet high, but they lack color and scientists tell us there'is absolutely lation there is a silver dollar certific
the twig grafting down at the collar, vitality."As. no plant-food in muck, and also returned. The paper would be me ,
as has been advocated in the papers. was to be expected, the re tell us that it is poor agricultural wis convenient than the wheels.

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THE LeOONTE PEAR. hard at least three minutes, then lay likely to burn as,it would be if sim- or three pounds. This will allow the

the head on and press it down half or mering and settling down in one place. gas of fermentation to escape, while

Harvesting, Shipping., Curing, three quarters of an inch. If every Still, it is best to stir it occasionally, preventing the entrance of the air.
CookingEtc. pear that it touches is flattened it does and after the sugar is added this is If the air enters acetic fermentationwill

The large crop and the low prices not signify; the wood will absorb the very necessary. take place instead of vinous, and

this year render it necessary for the juice, and the better condition on arrival Where one has no fruit press the vinegar will be the result.

growers to exercise all their ingenuityin I will much more than balance the pears may be cooked soft and run The wine may be blended by the

preventing waste and loss. The loss. through a colander, but it is a tedious addition of a little grape or blackberry

following directions, though a little In good years it will pay to ship two I process. juice, but well-made pear wine is good

late for some sections, may be depended sizes; in such a year as this ship only PEAR PIE. enough of itself; it does not need to

on as based on successful practice. the largest, and grind up or can all the To make a good fat pie take a deep borrow. In six months, or thereabout,

GATHERING.A others. pie-plate and line it with crust. the wine will do to bottle.A .

good receptacle for picking intois CANNING.To Sprinkle a tablespoonful of flour in it. 4
Select mellow slice themas Use for Refuse Pears.
juicy, pears,
sack about feet
a common flour 3 be ready for canning the pear
inches 18 inches wide. thin as possible around over the Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower.
10 long by should be not only ripe, but slightly
Put a small pear in one corner and mellow; in other words, it ought to be flour, sprinkle on another tablespoonful What shall we do with our surplus
tie the upper corner on the same side picked when it is full-grown and keptin of flour, then half a coffee cup of pears ? is a question we often hear
the sugar. Cover with crust and bake asked by our fruit growers, and, as
around the pear, thus looping bagto a covered barrel until it begins'to
be swung over one shoulder and mellow, which will be six or eight slowly to give the fruit time to cook far as the writer knows, a question

under the other, with the mouth open- days. Then pare thin, halve.and core through. When the pie is done the which has not been satisfactorily

ing toward the hand that does the them. Do the work rapidly and onlya juice will be seen beginning, to rise answered.The .

picking. To hold the mouth open, small kettle full at a time. Into a up through the holes in the crust. crop of pears in this section of

_sharpen both ends of a stick about granite kettle put just enough water to The LeConte pear, properly selected, Bradford county is simply immense,
will cook as quickly as summer apples and after the sad experiment which
it into
eight inches long and spring keep them from sticking, say a pint or
and makes a pie equally as good. many of us made in shipping them
the bag at the top. less in a four-gallon kettle. It is im.
For small scale nice North with little or no returns, it is
early picking on a portant to a appearance to keep EVAPORATED PEARS.
the make for himself whole avoid simply foolish to look to this means of
grower can a the pieces ; to breakingthem
The cook stove drier advertised in
picker out of a piece of telegraph by stirring, lift the kettle up frequently our columns be, used in drying disposing of them. Our hogs and
wire. Bend it into a circle about six and shake it. After they have may cows cannot consume them, or at
pears either cut by hand into quartersor least only a small portion of them.It .
inches in diameter, bringing the two cooked about fifteen minutes take a machinethe
eighths or sliced by a -
ends each with the lower is true, we can dry or evaporatesome
together, a straight fork and carefully bring latter preferable. Pears selectedat
shank driven down into the the of them, can some, preservesome
to be poleor pieces to the top and push upper the and
right stage evaporated
side of the and yet we find remaining the
handle. On the upper ones down. They must be cooked un-
quickly are strictly first-class as a
circle bend the wires out straight and til each piece has a "done" and amber immense surplus. Now what shall we
for sauce or pies. They present a with
do ?
parallel, then back on the inside, appearance, or else they will not keep.In .
white but
or are a
sugary appearance We do this with
can : They
four inches
making a reentrant loop about a half-hour from the begin-
little. difficult the
to keep through
will make excellent and alco-
long and a half inch wide, to be. ning add three pints of sugar to a four- of their tend- brandy
rainy season on account hol. utilize them in this
slipped over the stem of the pear. A gallon kettle of fruit. Do not stir it and stick and
ency to soften together: way?. It will cost but little to fit out, .
hold fiveor allow it
cloth bag large enough to in, but shake the kettle, and become wormy. The best plan is to small for their distillation '
a "plant" _
six is sewed on the circle. to cook about fifteen minutes longer.
pears I them while hot into
I put large jars, and the revenue tax for the distillationor
The loop is slipped under a pear, Test the pieces with a fork; if they are previously subjected to a dry heat, conversion of domestic fruits into

which is twitched off by a quick twist soft near the core they are done. Have and cover them quickly with tight spirits does not amount to much.
and falls into the bag. the jar standing in an inch of cold wa-
screw-tops. Made alcohol bushel of
A LeConte pear may be picked and ter. Select the softest pieces, lift them one
I CIDER AND WINE. would be worth As it
found good to cook any time from out one by one with a fork and placein pears say
two-thirds grown to maturity, if it is the jar, packing snug. As soon as We have already published the pro- is they are worth nothing. Shouldwe

carefully secluded from the air and the jars .are,.filled pour in the liquor, cess of making cider by the primitive not take advantage of this source
method of pounding the fruit in a bar- of revenue offered to us, rather than
the light, though the latter detail is filling level full, wipe off the edges
allow this fruit lie the
rel where a cider-press is not at hand.: surplus on
less important than the former. It with a cloth and screw down the lid
The Enterprise fruit above de- ground and rot? Of course we should,
improves in quality all the while untilit tight. Never use a rubber the second press
is mature, then it deteriorates rapidlyinto season. Set the jars away in a cool, scribed, though not intended for cider by all means.
making can be used for this Now here is an opportunity for men
tastelessness, and quickly becomes dark place. purpose.
little better than sawdust and water. Either the pomace may be pressed out of enterprise in every community in

Grown on a tree well fed with a fertilizer PEAR BUTTER. in a barrel of straw, ,or it may be eastern and western Florida to realize

rich in potash and well cultiva- If properly made, this is a delicious poured into a barrel and allowed to largely on a comparatively small in-

ted, a LeConte pear picked at its best article, good enough to be used in- ferment a day or two, which will bringthe vestment. This suggestion comes too

(which does not last over a week) and stead of jelly in making a layer cake.It pomace to the top, where it may late perhaps to be applied to thisyear's
ripened in strict seclusion from the does not become salvy like apple be skimmed and strained off. This, crop. But by another year the
but remains grainy of course will make the cider dark, crop will be much larger, in fact will
air, is good enough {anybody ; it is butter, slightly ,
better than a Bartlett. and is therefore better than the formerto but will not particularly injure the increase from year to year.
a delicate taste. quality of it; in fact, it is better to the The writer simply throws this out

SHIPPING.To To prepare the fruit use an Enter- average taste, if anything. If one as a hint or feeler, trusting that some
fruit which be chooses to use drugs the cider be one with more time and better versedin
a market as distant as New prise press, may pro- may
York, ship hard ; to Jacksonville, ship cured in Jacksonville. Let the pears kept indefinitely. the matter will bring it more forci-
soft, or when the first ones begin to become mellow, as above described, If vinegar is desired, the ferment bly to the attention of our fruit growers. -
knife them should not be allowed to continue TATE POWELL, M. D.
turn soft. To secure this condition, then with a sharp cut

of course the pears will have to be lengthwise into six or eight pieces, more than a month before it is skimmedand Starke, Fla. .. .
picked nearly a week before they are convenient for feeding into the hop- strained; if this is neglected there ----
in the bottom of will be excessive formation of A Visit to the Groves.
shipped. The Italian fruit dealers of per. The strainer an
the Northern markets like the LeConte the cylinder will become more or less "mother." The vinegar should be This week the writer has visited a ,'k

because it ripens unevenly ; they can clogged with bits of skin once in a racked off two or three times in six number of the orange groves about ...

set away a few barrels and pick them while; the ,machine should be taken months. If the pears are rich, the town so as to see the ,progress they '7:J.
over every morning, getting enoughto I apart and the strainer cleaned. If a cider may be slightly diluted with have made during the month we were "
supply the stand for the day. I fine one is used the pomace will be water; this will also help to suppressthe absent from home and to be able to report -

For a gilt-edge trade-and it takesan ready for immediate use without any formation of "mother." correctly their present condition.The .
If wine is desired be first ones visited were those located -
artist to get a gilt-edge article out treatment.Fill sugar may
. of the LeConte; it is a fruit for the a four-gallon kettle, boil downto added to the cider at the rate of one, on the north and south side of

. multitude-it is well enough to ship in two gallons, then add three pints of two or three pounds to the, gallon, as East Tarpon avenue. The one next

. crates with wrappers. For the major- sugar and cook a half hour longer. a wine of more or less body is wanted. to the railroad, owned by a Philadelphia -

. ity of shippers,and especially in a year ,While cooking before the sugar is put Lay the barrel on its side and on the gentleman, is coming out quite

like this, the barrel without wraps is in, let the mass boil rapidly; it will bung-hole place a grape leaf weighted well, a number of trees already have

best. Every barrel should be shaken I keep itself stirred up, and is not so down with a bag of sand weighing two ing made fair tops; the grove oppositeYEAR.

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you know who you are dealing with. "CHEAP" Fertilizers are dear at any price. Our motto ir, "GOOD FERTILIZER CHEAP," (not
Cheap Fertilizers at Low Prices,) and we point with pride to the reputation attained by the LITTLE BROS.' Brands wherever used. '
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it, on the same side of the I seedlings showed no trace of the freeze trees in my garden in the winter of be absorbed by the scant vegetation,
which is located on higher and had on them,considerable oranges 1887. I took good care of them, but and as a result the atmosphere is ren-
doing better, while the one and one mandarin was equally as well did not overfeed them, and they got dered impure and malaria becomes a
opposite side of the street I I preserved. We saw at least three to be from four to five inches in diam common'complaint.. In view of these
Presbyterian church has trees there on which there was fruit. eter, when the blight struck them. I facts people are beginning to under- "
markably well. For budded In the afternoon we visited the then followed out a thorough cutting stand the value of trees as disease 'absorbing !
1 these trees have gone beyond Fowler Grove. This is undoubtedlythe away of the dead wood and leaves and health-giving agents. I
pectations of any one who best young budded grove in this until there was finally nothing left to Naturally this leads to the question as
i! after the freeze. There are section. About 250 trees are alive cut away ,but the root, and that was to what trees are best for protection
'' them that will bear fruit above the buds and many have formed entirely dead, never even showing a against disease.On .
The last one mentioned was large:tops already; on which fruit will sprout. I must say it is effectual, as I Long Island and in New Jersey
oned before the freeze, and be made next year. The Russell now have one live tree left, and thatis there are localities surrounded and
but that its dormant grove adjoining it has some very prom- doomed inside of two years if there hemmed in with pitch pines, whichare
the cold spell came is what ising trees in it. There is another cannot be a better remedy found. I famed for their curative qualitiesin
Mr. J. M. Parson's place property in that vicinity which will be fail to find any one that knows the consumption, and the pines are thus
visited, and his trees seemed an agreeable surprise to its owner when cause of pear blight.I indicated as valuable surroundings in
kept up a steady growth, i next he sees it. We refer to the old sae, on page 460 of the same issue, pulmonary complaints. It would
looking promising, with a homeplace of Rev. L. S. Rader, now that Mr. W. B. Knight makes an in-' seem reasonable to suppose that trees
tions. There was now and pastor of Trinity M. E. Church. Jack quiry in regard to his: Kelsey plums- having the largest leaves and the most
i, which a stranger would not sonville. We saw Rev. Rader at his what causes them to rot, and if thereis of them would be the best, for this
ever been' frozen, while home on our way from the North and a remedy for it. My Kelsey was purpose, as such trees would undoubt-
"' tree next to it in the same he spoke very discouragingly of his bearing large crops of beautiful plums, edly have the most absorbing power.
'killed to the ground. This ( Tarpon property. If he will now but they would rot, the same as Mr. We have seen the eucalyptus tree
trated how peculiarly the cold come down and see how his place has Knight's did. I found a good and mentioned as of special value as a pu-
or else the difference in the recovered from the freeze, he,will puta sure remedy for it; or at least it was rifier of the atmosphere.
of the trees when the freeze man at work' immediately to give it effectual with my trees. I cut them .
glanced into Mr. J. W. the attention now needed., His trees out by the roots two years ago. I do o
Peaches in West Florida and Geor-
: and found his trees doing are doing wonderfully well for budded not consider the Kelsey adapted to .
i well. He will have a few stocks, and our Jacksonville friend has this locality, though it' may do bettera gia.L.
: : they do not drop before good reasons to be thankful. few miles'away. But my Botan was W. Plank spent last week in visiting -
: Mayor Richey's trees are doing The last lot of trees visited were on very satisfactory. They carried a large the peach orchards, packing
; and if they continue so till the home place of Mr. A. Sweetser; crop, which matured all right. I feel I houses, etc., in the neighborhood of
be hard to tell that they were his.large'I while last in number they were first in confident that the wet weather we Fort Valley, Ga., and returned fullerof
'i bitten. Rev. Pierce's place condition. Here is a place that can have had.this spring caused my plumsto enthusiasm than ever over the pros
;, owned by Mrs. Harlow, has truthfully be said to be in the best con: rot. I also feel that the weather pects of peach'culture in West Flori-
'''' lings that are now holding dition of any property in town. Mr. made my Niagara grapes, shell; some da. The results of his investigationas
:' with any trees in town, Sweetser 'did not lose a tree, excepta vines were very bad. That grape does gathered by a Breeze man are
; died bad: considerably after small seedling, and that is now large well here. I am like ''Mr. Taber; I about as follows: The principal peach
;j been pruned early in the enough to rebud. His seedlings are have confidence in the pear in this with them, as with us, is the Elberta,
Tangerine, which put out high growing thriftily, and would show no country, and am still planting more and we have from ten days to two
W i looked promising at one time, signs of being nipped with the frost if trees. L. W. KINNEY.Lake weeks advantage in time of ripening.The .
died to the ground. the small dead limbs were removed. Charles, La.Trees. Alexander type of peaches is, almost -
i Leaving, that part of town, Considerable<: fruit. 'may. ,be seen_ on entirely ignored as tending to
ited Mr. George N. them. He has the only grape fruit injure the reputation of the localityand
erty, formerly the Governor tree in ,town that is bearing and he and Health.It growers in regard to the later and I
I home place. The lemon has sugar apples, mangroves and limes has been noticed that the first better varieties. The Georgia Elberta 1
: sprouting, and will soon that are making wonderful l strides. settlers in heavily wooded sections of compares favorably in point of size
enough to rebud, while There are other places yet to be seen the country have generally been with those grown here, but flavor is
I I oranges were looking tip. which will be mentioned next week; healthy, despite their many privations.The not so good, nor is the fruit so highly -
I sour bark has all been cut but after seeing what we have herein reasons for this is that trees and colored. The gathering, packingand
I latter and fall it will be of all kinds the of reduced to
mentioned, we want to urge upon our plants possess power shipping are an exact -
detect'in them any traces of readers North the fact that they may absorbing poisoned air from decaying science and every cent is accounted
ji In ,the Seymour Thornton not hesitate to send people to Tarpon vegetation, besides which the emana- for. Their great advantage seemsto
orange trees were coming Springs and the west coast in generalnext tions from evergreens and the smoke be in the larger scale on which the
well, and a grape fruit winter to see thrifty orange groves from burning resinous woods are noted business is conducted, all shipments
sprouts quite high up; but and oranges.--West Truth. for'the'' relief they give to those suffer being made in car load lots, the small
need attention-cultivating -.. i ing from pulmonary diseases. growers either shipping together or
ing would not hurt them now. Pear Blight and, Plum Rot. New, heavily wooded countries, as selling to the large growers on the
Mr E. N. Knapp is Editor Farmer and }' rower: already noted, are the most healthyfor ground. Combination on the part'of
most fortunate men owning I see in the July 20th number of ; settlers, and they continue so for the growers here or the planting of
'I here. A visit to the grove vour paper, page 458, under the heading many years, as only a small portion of enough trees to ship in car load lots, .
ing his pretty winter villa( of Pear Blight," that Mr. Taber''' the forest can be cleared away each Mr. Plank thinks, is the one thing
I' Bayou is a revelation to the does not fear that malady. I must year. After the forest is removed needful to make our growers even
while we have seen some goo admit that his treatment of it is effectual and sunlight is admitted, the soil fills more successful than their Georgia
trees elsewhere, we were judging from my personal obser rapidly with vegetable mold, which brethren. It is worthy of note how-
1 what we saw there. Some of vation. I put out five LeConte pear decomposes more rapidly than it can ever that these growers do not expectiiil

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to clear any money this year, on ac- Strawberry Culture-Timely Notes. hardier against cold.than the Newnan, both weevil and worms. I have never
count of the scarcity of money, and Where the old beds are so ,t thickly i that it recovers quicker. But it is not believed other than that weevil ingrain
the consequent restricted consumptionof covered with grass and weeds that the quite so hardy,as the Newnan againstthe always germinates in the grain.
fruit, particularly among the labor- plants are likely to be smothered, and heat, and if any berries have to be As a proof of that, several years
.' ing classes.-DeFuniak Breeze. killed, it is well to hoe them out lightly. left to be picked in the afternoon it since I odered from Peter Henderson
..+ By this is meant cutting off the trashat should be the Newnans and not the I & Co., of New York, a peck of corn
A Forest of Wild Limes. the surface of the ground in orderto Clouds. and for some reason failed to plant it.
A City of Mexico correspondent of kill it, for it is too early in the ,sea- The Lady Thompson is a very fine This corn was put up in a heavy
the Western Plowman says: son to disturb the roots of the plants large berry,> but rather too soft for hardware paper sack properly folded
"Right in this line I was greatly interested -I. by deep hoeing. This would force Florida growers. The plant does not and wrapped and this was covered
in what a gentleman was tell-- them into a growth which would be vine ,strongly.; It has no special recommendations with another sack of like paper and,
ing me a few evenings ago. He is engaged somewhat premature, whereas a simple for the growers of this was not opened when received. WhenI
I believe, in the coffee indus- cutting of the trash at the surface lets State. concluded not to plant it that spring
try, or interested in lands, and has in the sunlight and gives the plants a it was put into the bottom of a zinc
seen a great deal of the republic. He chance to grow slowly. A growth induced Johnson Grass, Weevil, Japan trunk and shut up and not disturbedtill
stated that in riding! horseback_ througha by the admission of the sun Buckwheat.Editor the next spring and when I openedit
tract of land, where he was, perhaps, light is hardy and will not go back, Farmer and Fruit Grower: there was nothing but dust., A-peckof
the first American to penetrate, he whereas a, growth forced by the disturbance Your types in m'y last article, in regard Japanese buckwheat came throughall
rode through a piece of land not less of the roots. in midsummer, to Johnson grass, make me say right with the same treatment. I
than fifteen miles square entirely cov- when nitrification takes place rapidly, just exactly the reverse: of what I in- have long considered buckwheat.a
ered with wild limes. These are going. is more or less flashy, and must be tended to say in my manuscript.I good thing for Florida, but have
yearly to waste, with the exception that kept up by repeated cultivations and must confess I don't know half asmuch never planted any, and as I intend to
the few which fall from the trees into fertilizing, or it will come to a stand- about punctuation and, writing do so another season, I would be
: streams, and are gathered by the natives still, which will be disastrous. grammatical sentences as the average obliged if some one who has had ex-
\ by means of damming the streams, The trash cut off by this midsummer Populist thinks he knows about finance perience with it would let us hear
put in bundles and shipped to the Cityof hoeing should be left lying where it and the silver question, but I don't from them, through your ,columns.
Mexico, where they are sold by the falls, in order to shade the ground think I wrote it so badly as it reads.I CHAS. W. CAMPBELL,.SR.
fruit venders. The gentleman to whom from the great heat. The strawberry receivea great many letters requesting Campobello Plantation(; Fla.
refer says that the oil of limes sells plant will endure a high degree of information, how to treat -- 5-..
for forty cents per ounce in the States, heat if the ground around it is kept Johnson grass and don't want anybody? Horse Shoes Without Nails.
and is brought from Sicily, the essence cool and the air open, to prevent. deceived by what I say about.it. Benjamin F. Sheftall, a young black-
which is made from it being in de scalding and smothering.Plants The main objection urged against it smith' of this city, has invented what
mand for use on board ships to coun- set now will make very vigorous is the supposed difficulty in gettingrid will apparently prove a fortune to him.
teract the excessive use of salt meats. runners, and numerous plants maybe ,of it when desired.As It is a nailless horseshoe, and Mr. Shef

Yet,,with the exception- of- a single- man obtained with which to fill up vacancies '1-_I have repeatedly said_____, _it__is_ not tall is said. to have. accomplished: what
1 on the Pacific slope of Mexico, no one here and there. In case- of the easily exterminated: but you can sub. many others who have tried before
is employing energy or capital to develop Cloud, it seems to be safe to take two due it.and keep ahead ot it by turningit him have failed to accomplish. The
this industry. Doubtless other or three young plants from one in- over, with a good industries offer like opportunity." tended for planting next spring, thoughthe will invert the sod, and expose the to the invention as being, greater
The price above mentioned, forty draft should not go beyond that roots to the'sun. than the Edison phonograph, such is', _
cents an ounce, is doubtless the retail number. But with the Newman it is ,A twister, or any implement ,which its great value. '
price. The wholesale price varies from best not to take any plants away from does!. not invert the, sod only cultivatesit. As is well known, the custom now
$2 to $4 per pound. But even at that one set this summer, or at the mostno When exposed to the sun, the in vogue when shoeing a horse is to
price it seems as if some enterprising more than one. If several are removed roots are as easily killed as any other fasten the shoes on with several nails,
Floridian might make money in Mex- it will injure the fruiting capacity grass. This is as I i tended_ my last which are driven into the horse's hoof,
ico. of the parent next spring. It article to read. and the shoe is thus held firmly in
may produce as many berries as if no Any kind of ,grass when once in place. It frequeatly happens, how-
Papering the Pear. runners had been allowed to form, but possession of the ground, and a good ever, that unless the nails are drivenin
,Mr. H. M. Stringfellow writes in they will be so dwarfed as to be mostly sod formed, will beat any farmer who the proper manner, and special care
the Galveston News : unfit for shipment.A does not use the proper implements to used, in a short time the horse will be
"Nearly all of the LeConte pears I last-year's plant which has passed subdue it, and l; keep ahead of it. lamed, and serious results follow. The
have yet seen on the market are hard i through the summer undisturbed and With a good; sod plow, such ,as is horse's hoof is also frequently cut up
and tasteless, owing to having been has not been encouraged to throw: out used on the Western prairies, and with the nails, and more or less trou-
shipped fresh from the trees. The runners, will, if well cared for, bearan turning blue grass sod, a good plow- ble results. Hence the necessity for
peculiarity of 'bulk ripening' makes abundant crop of fruit next spring. man can so invert the sod of any grassso a horseshoe by which this trouble can
the LeConte especially valuable for But if it has been hoed out and the that the sun will have full power to be obviated.. Mr. Sheftall believes
distant marketing. Four or five days' ground disturbed- and- fertilizer- --- appliedto -- kill the roots; and; when the sod is like he has invented it. He has tried his
confinement in a boxcar improves the stimulate a growth of runners, .it much that we have in Florida, as shoe on about twenty horses and mulesin
quality wonderfully, as I found by ought not to.be allowed to fruit. All Bermuda grass, 'crab grass and others, this city during the past two,months,
testing them in Chicago several years old beds used this fall as propagatingbeds that run over the surface and make a and he states that they work perfectly.
ago, when I shipped the first car load.A must be plowed up and reset, ,tangled mass, a rolling cutter will obviate Mayor Bostwick's horse has been shod
great many people who have not even if no better can be done than to the trouble of its not turning with the nailless horseshoe for forty
j tasted a properly ripened LeConte believe reset them with their own offspring.All properly. days, and the shoes are held in place
I that the fruit is never fit to eat. plants, old or young, after they Every practical farmer knows the as firmly as when first put on. The
\ If a_ doubter will! buy even a one-third have once been cultivated, should not difference between breaking sod and same is stated of horses belonging to
bushel box and set it away until the be allowed to go back by any remis- turning it, and that each operation requires Thomas McMurray, the well-known-
pears are mellow he will be agreeably sion of feeding or working until the a different kind of a plow; and liveryman.The .
"surprised. Unlike the Bartlett, the nights get cold enough to suspend In turning sod a sufficient length of shoe is fastened to the horse's
LeConte will not stand wrapping in growth pretty much. A good rule is time should be given to let it become (foot by means of five lugs, which clinchon
paper. This seems to shrivel the fruit "feed little and often," and it is good well rotted before tearing it to pieces the outside of the hoof. The shoe
and render it tasteless. The grower for this reason, if for no other, that a with a harrow preparatory to plant. does not bind upon the foot, but allows
should be careful to sort well and ship cultivation will be considered ,neces- ing. perfect freedom, and, in fact, it is
all of one size in the same boxes. The sary each time in order to work in Ween we get our Florida lands well stated that in a test which was made
small will sell much better if packed the fertilizers. Unless the grower is sodded with grass, that we may have upon a trotter in this city, the horse
separate. The -Kieffer should be prepared and expects to keep up the more humus-there will not be suchan made a mile in n seconds faster time
treated the same way. I never saw cultivation every few days until cold' outgo of money for manufactured with the nailless shoes than with the
one mellow up if exposed, to the air, weather sets!; in he had better not begin fertilizers. I. old style.
but when ripened in bulk it is hard to until later. ,It is better to let a plant I have just read Mr. Mote's letter in Mr. Sheftall( is very confident that
beat. struggle along awhile with what helpit regard to weevil and your answer. he has a good thing, and has received
The point as to the bad effect of can get from the sunshine and rain Do you believe weevil originates in letters from the Patent Office at Wash
papering the LeConte pear seems to I than to give it a start and then let it the grain or is something that comes ington, stating that it does not infringeon
us not well ,taken :and somewhat, fanciful -I drop back with "white bud" or "die- from the outside ? any patent which is on file there.A .
It does not accord with our back." Flour ground in Minnesota and patent will be issued to Mr. Sheftallon
experience. The other statements are The severe freezes of last winter put in barrels, both water and air tight his invention in October.
correct. demonstrated anew that the Cloud is and shipped south will in time breed Mr. Sheftall has made arrangements

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to go to Atlanta, Ga., during the Exposition In'the field have two men loading, the longest fruiting season. joyed, would quadruple its product,
and will have an exhibit of one on each side of the wagon, and 6. As a rule varieties that have quadruple the traffic and quadrupleits
his shoes. A prize of $1,000 is offered to use four-tined fork, lift from the the most vigorous and healthy foliageare population.We .
for the best exhibit. Mr. Sheftall has bottom (ground) to save shelling, not the most productive: while those shall' get there, and that before '
rented a place where he will shoe in any case to stick the fork in the with a weaker growth of foliage and a many years. The Clyde Line cutting
horses free of charge during the time top as they would in loading hay. The greater susceptibility to leaf blight are its rates in two recently is one of the
of the Exposition, for the purpose of two men may keep two or six wagons usually less prolific. signs; of the good time coming. A'
introducing and showing the value of moving, according to distance from 7. Winter protection may be dis- railway company, with ,assured con
his invention. He states that he can the barn they may have to haul to. pensed with upon well drained sandy nections North and West, that woulddo
shoe thirty horses a day with his nail- Let your loader fill flush to top, soils, but appears to be a necessityupon the same thing, or approximate it,
less shoe, whereas ten horses a day is rounded a little in'center; let one boyor heavier ones. would not need to go into the handsof
a good day's work with the old way. woman follow up each forker and 8. The leaf blight may be checkedby a receiver on account of it.
It does away with all of the horse- gather up all dropped plants or pods. using the Bordeaux mixture, beginning We are not of those who abuse the
shoer's tools, with the exception of a Put into a long shed; they must not just as soon as leaves appear, railroad companies. What the Southis
hammer and rasp. The cost is also be tramped, as by so doing they will and continuing the application every today is largely due to them. For
much less. heat, no matter how seemingly dry few weeks through the season. the reductions made in freight rates,
Mr. Sheftall states that he has already they may appear. Thresh at once by ...... and improved service, we feel pro-
received, some very handsome women or men (women do all mine), Comparative Railroad Rates. foundly grateful. The State is impoverished -
Offers for his invention. One is from I. each operator having two hickory by the last year's freeze,
the Putnam Nail Company of Boston, gads, one in each hand, and about Prom the Florida Ruralist. : and a good deal discouraged. Some
Mass., offering him $35,000; another four feet long; run through a large The "Florida Citizen" after publishing fruit and vegetable growers have already -:
from the Perkins Horseshoe Companyof fanning mill to properly clean. By THE RURALIST'S comparison of left the State. More will go
Providence, R. I., offering him $17- this method I gather, thresh, clean, Florida and California Railway rates unless they can have the assurance of
000, besides several others from well- bag and deliver at depot for twenty- in the June number says : marketing"their products at the price
known horseshoe firms. McMurray & five cents a bushel of sixty pounds.I "The great transcontinental trunk approximately that Western farmer
Baker of this city have offered him $20- put my seed for ensuing year in lines transact a business beside which does. In that case he will not have to
000 for a one-half interest in the patent.Mr. barrels, hogsheads or bags; put some that of the lines between Florida and be assured of getting famine prices for
Sheftall has declined to sell, how- turpentine in them at once, then some the Northern markets is a mere trifle. his products to make him safe in
ever, and believes that he has a much more in March, and I lose none by The former, therefore, on the general growing them. Then general farmingwill
greater thing by putting the shoe upon weevil. We have no threshing ma- principle that as the volume of traffic pay in Florida, and general farm-
the market himself. He is now em chine, going around now. I should augments the rates of freight can be ing will be followed by men with
4 ployed at McMurray's on Cedar street, advise any one, if only growing twenty reduced, can afford to grant conces- brains, and men with sufficient capital -
and will put the shoes on horses free acres of peas, to purchase a threshing sions to shippers on long distance to take every advantage of improved -
of charge.-Florida Citizen. machine; by so doing he could thresh transportation that would be ruinous : machinery, improved methods,
directly'on' the field or fields, thus to the latter."Florida's. improved products. The railway
Harvesting Gowpeas. saving labor-a hard commodity to competition with Califor- companies have the equipments for
w The cowpea .named "Unknown" is get here-and in any case it would nia is immensely powerful for natural double the service they are now giv
our very best. This pea ,was intro- soon pay for itself labor-saving. reasons. Soil, climate, quality, earli- ing. If they'will encourage the soil
duced new from Georgia four years For flavoring and a peculiar, aroma ness, and many other considerations, tiller by a twenty-five per cent. reduc-
ago. I was surprised last spring whena for butter making, no June pasture fed aside from the time consumed in tion, in a short time they will get their
gentleman sent me six of the seeds, will equal pea meal; it gives a full gold transportation, combine to make Cali- reward in double the amount of traffic.
describing it as an entirely new thing. tint, and a particularly pleasant aroma fornia's attempt to compete with Flor- Give us also monthly home-seekers',
They are old and bear'the same nameas and delightful after-taste. How our ida an all but hopeless task." excursions, at one fare for the round
when first introduced. Strangethat I, butter epicures have not discovered it This comment is partly misleading.The trip or two-thirds rate for one way.
some of our enterprising seeds- I don't know. I have fed it to Jerseys argument for the old-time, high Tourist sleepers, a California' wouldbe
men did, not sooner find it out, and and, Holsteins; it is far more distinguishable transcontinental rates, was the long immensely popular. Make Florida
more singular still, that they have not in the Holstein than in distance on the lines in which there going popular, and Florida staying even
given them a new name. the Jersey, making the former a better was no local traffic to make up the more desirable.
My entire crop last winter was sold butter cow, than the latter in qualityand average earnings of the roads. The The above was prepared for the
in New Orleans at $1.50 a bushel of quantity. Of course it must be transportation lines between Florida July number of THE RURALIST, but
60 pounds to the bushel. As a pre- judiciously fed or it will run cattle all and the Northern and Western mar- crowded out. The liberal bestowal,
paratory crop for this section for corn, to beef. Bearing this in mind, if you kets enjoy a continuous local business or carrying of seed after the February
it excels any other-more effective wish a very superior article of butteruse which should be an offset to the benefit freeze, stimulated the trucking 'bUSI-
than red clover.I all, the cowpea meal you can. I of the long hauls and not enjoyedby ness! to double or quadruple its ordi--
pull the plants by handwomenand have tried it in every way, and more ; the Pacific lines. But the increased nary proportions, all of which should
boys-and throw seven rows into especially on those distinct breeds and
cost of refrigerating the cars over have found a market, had the liberal
one, one puller taking the center row, find nothing to equal it for qualityand those 2,000 and 3cOO mile haulsshould policy of the railway companies in
three others at each side, putting in quantity.-Country Gentleman. f and probably does, increasethe seeding time been continued through
windrows the entire length of the field, cost of Pacific harvest
---- transportation, or even the pro-rata rate of
or, if leaves are greenish, throw into coupled with the long distances over freight per mile accorded to California
.! tramp cocks. Be sure and catch hold Essentials in Strawberry Growing. which the roads have no income from shippers, and which would be more
; of the plantbelow first shoots; by doingso Professor Lazenby, before the Columbus local traffic, 'to practically a cost per than an average rate of freight for
your plant is easier pulled up by the Horticultural Society, gave mile equal to the cost of shipments of like character of goods in other partsof
operator, and you do not break off the the following summary of essential Florida products to market. the country, but the failure of
::1 I side shoots and shell your peas. points to be kept in mind : Some years since the Pennsylvania which is the cause of thousands of
I Should it rain, by being so loosely I. The most profitable varieties for Railway, in its annual statement, reported carloads of Florida vegetables decay-
"- thrown together it will run through the commercial grower are those not its receipts for carrying of all ing where they were grown. _
1-;: them like a sieve. After a couple of easily influenced by differences of soil classes of goods as less than a half a But two ways are open to the Flor-
hours' sun, the top ones will be dry. and climate. Those which succeed cent a ton per mile, and if we recollect ida trucker. Either to abandon the
; With four-tined forks, placed between well in wide areas are usually better aright the statistics of freight business and the State or devote him-
4> soil and peas, turn carefully over bot- than those which have a mere local rates on Northern railways is less than self to general farming, growing food
'.! tom on top; don't shake, as pods will reputation. that. Given that rate between the for himself and stock and living in a
burst when dry and all leaves withered. 2. Pistillate varieties when properly North and South, where there is little primitive state until the railway com-
Rig up your wagons for hauling in ; fertilized, are more productive than return of empty cars in either direc- panies will give producers a chance to
tack some old cottonseed bags or other the''sorts with perfect flowers. tion, and in a very short time more live. Because the first fruits com-
material on bottom of your wagon 3. The value of a variety for fertil- trunk lines would be needed to carry mand high prices to the producer, is
body if there are any holes or openingsin izing pistillate flowers does not depend the products of the winter gardens of no reason why the transportation com-
it (there generally are) ; same 'at so much upon the amount as the South, and the disparity in prices panies should charge two or four pri-
permanent end, which is the one at upon the potency of the pollen. between 'winter and summer grown ces which they as common carriers,
horses' tails. The end at the end gate 4. The flowers of pistillate varietiesare vegetables and fruits would be greatly charge for like service in other partsof
of wagon must swing down to unload. less liable to be injured by frost reduced. the country, and thereby stop ship-
We back wagon to door, empty from than the flowers of perfect varieties. California is not much of a competitor ments as soon as the goods begin to
that end; this drops bottom of it to six 5. Varieties that are neither very> with Florida, but that is no compete with products grown just a
I inches of the ground, thus no shelled 1 early nor very late in point of maturity reason why Florida should not haveas little north of them.
peas are lost. are the most productive and have good rates of freight, which, if en- With restored orange groves and

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proper transportation rates the pro- four ounces, while 'the chick only
ducers who would settle in Florida reached two ounces. At two weeks old POPULAR POULTRY FARM

would keep the railways busy in the duckling reached nine ounces,and
transporting her products eight the chick got up to four ounces. At A PO P KA, FLORIDA.'rHOROUGHBRED .
months in the year. The rates will three weeks duckling one pound; chick
come, but will they come in time to six and a quarter ounces. At four f +
save the newly discouraged producerswho weeks, duckling one pound and nine INDIAN GAMES. .
are witnessing the decay beneatha ounces, chick ten ounces. At five
summer's sun of the result of their weeks, duckling two pounds and two Good General Purpose Fowl. Best Table Fowl known.

toil ? THE RURALIST is fully con- ounces, chick fourteen ounces. At six BLACK MINORCAS. .
vinced that Florida needs only to be weeks old, duckling two pounds and Greatest layer of large, White Eggs .
placed on an equal footing 'by her eleven ounces, chick one pound and BLACK LANGSHANS.General
legislators and the transportation com- two and one-half ounces. At seven. .
panies with other States, to outstrip weeks old, duckling three pounds and purpose Fowl, Best Asiatic for Florida.

many of them in population and gen- five ounces, chick one pound and seven FOWLS FOR SALE. mm EGGS IN SEASON.A .

eral prosperity. and a half ounces. At eight weeks few Cockerels at$i 50 and $2 oo. Will cost more next month. Buy now and, save 50 per',
old, duckling four pounds, chick one cents. Fowls shipped at single express rates. One half the usual cost.

Poultry. pound and twelve ounces. At nine MEAT MEAL, CRYSTAL GRIT, OYSTER SHELL, ETC.
weeks old, duckling four pounds and
s. s. ..De A1 TOY. P1 OP.
------------------------------ ---------------- chick
eight ounces, two pounds.So .
Edited by s. S. DeLANOY, Apopka, Fla.
it be that in the
a- wwn can seen same
Having other property will sell my Orange and Poultry Farm located on Lake Apopka. 18
Too Many Hens for Profit.I time the, weight of the'chick was Acres, 12 in Grove. Good building, stock, implements. etc. Bargain price. Terms easy.; or will
have kept fifty hens and made doubled by that of the duck. The exchange for well located property. Write.

them pay a handsome profit. I have prices for dressed carcasses run very
kept from 150 to 200 hens, and while close to each other, so that the in- potash for this crop. It is a somewhat where they are, I advise them not to
this number has required very much creased price per pound makes the curious fact, which I have never yet change their location, but believe Naples -
more extra care and attention per hen profits on the.duck greater, although seen referred to, that Crimson clover will be a most favorite spot when
than the fifty did, yet by giving the it takes about twice the amount of foodto shows on analysis almost double the the necessary increase of population! ,
same I have been able to make a moderate I grow them.-The Poultry Keeper. amount of potash in its compositionthat justifies the building of railways to our
profit, no greater than could be --..- Medium clover does. This fact place.Will
obtained from many other occupationson The ,Difference In Production.It alone would seem to indicate that pot- some one advise me of the
the farm, and not as much as I may be considered an extra item ash has a special value in the cultureof best strawberry to plant and where it
might secure from making a specialtyof of expense to provide meat, bone and this crop. I have had accounts from can be obtained ?
some particular branch of farming or green food for poultry, but there are farmers in the sandy soils of the South U. F. RAMSEY.
fruit growing. I have increased my hundreds of farmers who lose moneyon Atlantic coast, who have failed with .
stock of hens from 500 to 1,000, and their flocks by feeding grain ''Only. the Crimson clover, from sowing it on
at the same time increased my facili- So long has it been customary to look land that has been cropped with cotton Nine ,hundred and fourteen crates
ties for housing ,and caring for the upon grain as the natural food of, all for twenty,five years or more consecu- of Elberta peaches were shipped from
same; and when depending upon their kinds of poultry that some consider tively. Of course, they failed, 'as any here ,? Monday, besides a carload that
products of eggs and chickens for their 'duty done when they have, a crop will fail on exhausted land if not was shipped to New York. The ship-
of it. fed in some way. From a wide cor- ment of peaches increases daily.
market alone for my revenue, as is the plentiful supply The hen really
case with people who keep poultry in prefers bulky food as a portion of .her respondence from almost every Southern Eighteen hundred crates were shipped
f I general, I have not been able to make ration. No doubt many readers who State, I am satisfied that in nearly, Saturday. Even Sunday did not es-
i their expenses, and have met with have tried the experiment of keepinga if not.quite every case, in the South, cape, for all during the day wagon
where there has been failure,with this loads could be seen coming In, and
loss. Quite a number of people hopper or trough filled with corn or
within a few miles of me, people of wheat before the fowls all the time clover, it,has arisen from a.lack of fertility the express messengers on the night :
especially in potash, in the soil.I train were a little surprised to see,the ;
intelligence, energy, good judgmentand may have noticed that the hens will
work in for them.-DeFuniak i
have instances where parties failed store
determination, have attemptedthe eat but a small portion of it. This is
same thing, and all without exception due to being surfeited with it. They altogether with Crimson clover, who, Herald.
have met with the same results have arrived at a stage when the grainis at my suggestion, used potash freely, -.e*
I and the general verdict is that it not desired. They cease to be pro- and at once had brilliant success. I There will always be people enoughto
does not pay to keep hens in very ductive. The difference in productionis have for years been urging upon our eats chickens and eggs.

large numbers. As a general thing then_ easilv noticed_,_ _. also.- With---- the-- farmers the idea that the true method
he-advice to do so comes from people -- hoppers full of grain there will be no I for increasing the fertility,of their acres
who have not had any such eggs. Change the food entirely, leav- is not in the heavy application of fertilizers .r .ee .
experience, but who have made a fair ing the grain out of the ration, and the entirely the sale crops, but
profit with a few hens, and assume hens will respond to the change and in the feeding with the cheaper formsof FERTILIZEECONOMICALLY I
from this that larger numbers must make a large difference in the numberof mineral plant food the crops that 1 Ia i i
will increase the and the i
pay in the,same proportion Without eggs. nitrogen organic PROFITABLY. AND EFFECTIVELY
about the matter.in their_ soils. Chemicalsand BY THE USE OF i
knowing anything matter,
with no practical experience in keeping Organic flatter hi the Soil. clover.you have long recommended. NITRATE OF SODANearly
large runs, they imagine that if Let us insist more on chemicals on 5 all fertilizers are ineffective because ? I
their hens, in the flock of 50 or 100 When our eye, strikes anything writ- clover. In other words, let us insist on they. :)contain and this too little little in an NITROGEN insoluble("ammo-form. ]j
that they may be keeping average ten by W. F. ,Massey, of the North the importance of feeding the crops 5J the Add result a little will NITRATE be astonishing OF SODA to these and i I
hem a profit of $i each (with no costf Carolina Experiment Station, we are that feed the soil.Needs A PAMPHLET FREE and telling when how
to use nitrate,and how to buy and use fer-
labor or time charged to them) pretty sure .it will be helpful to the J tilizers most economically. Address ,
1,000 hens will pay $1,000 a year readers of "THE RURALIST," for it is Immigration. S.M,Harris,Moreton Farm(P,0.),New York, i
)rofit, and that' it is only necessary to pretty likely to be upon the old, old ec evo e !
ncrease their numbers to these figureso story of how to make soil at the same I am receiving several letters of in- i!
secure this result. So they rush time you are making crops. These, are quiry in regard to Lee county. Thisis
nto print with this idea, the poultry the times, as never before, when men no doubt the most tropical part of ftOKIDA REAL ESTATE I
apers publish the articles, the young i are without cash, and pretty well with- the State. In proof of which,our or-
nan swallows it all, becomes hen- out credit for commercial fertilizers, ange, lemon and grape-fruit trees of Wanted in Exchange for Unencum.
razy, and rushes into the business.- and have to draw on nature's sourcesto bearing size are in full fruit. The boredMA35AEHR5ETT3
'ountry Gentleman. the fullest extent, and Mr. Massey's best part of the county is from Myersto I ./
suggestions in the "Rural New York Fort Thompson. The next best is COTTAGE LOTS! '.
I The Duok and the Hen. er" will fit right here in Florida, by a from Myers to, Naples, along the ,t.T
The question is repeatedly asked, little patch of Crimson clover, with Mr. coast. Price of land is from $2.5o fo at $100 Each.
which is the more profitable, the duck Massey's suggestions;: $25.00 per acre. I have no land for -
r the hen?" In order to settle this I have been watching with great interest i sale. I know of no place equal to
fatter,an enterprising poultryman, P. ; the reports about Crimson cloverin this where one can get as much as he Station and Bathing Beach I
ft.Jacobs, of Hammonton, N.J., made the "Rural New Yorker," and especially wishes to eat for nothing.. We are rear
test. The result is reported as fol- the facts that are being broughtout not without insects to bother us ; the )
and in mosquito is most If CHAPIN FARM AGENCY,
ows: in the paper, my own cor. tormenting. any_ I
At a week old l the duckling weighed respondence, in regard to the need of of my readers find no annoyances 3-23-tf St. Augustine Fla. t

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State Ne\Vs. Our Rural Home. well grown; ( '
vines). were I

There is an enormous crop of Kel- spring
Edited by MINNIE GILMORE HILLS earth, moist
sey plums in Citrus county this year,
St. Thomas. Fla. DI GESTIVE.
in fact, more than enough for home until the

consumption. Among Our Home Folks. I' Will
salsify r
Peaches, pawpaws, apples, bananas, i
plums, kaki, pineapples, grapes, mul At the request of several corre- give some .
berries, all within three years from spondents r give the recipe for corn worth for a .

woods, is not so bad a showing, after vinegar. Any corn will do (though I one Remedy for the treat-
all. But for the freeze we would have have never tried green corn.) ment of

added mangoes, figs, and other tropi-- To a gallon of water take a pint of

cal fruits.-Pabor Lake Pineapple. shelled corn, boil it well, it may remain For.Our Rural EXHAUSTION,
Barrett on the stove all day and night; A useful

Sanitary population Inspector of Ocala for the reportsthe monthof then put it, (corn and all,) into a jar, be made,of Aggravated forms of

or large pitcher, and ,fill up with Cut a,piece
June to have been 3,582. He will Palpitation of the Heart
sweetened water luke-warm, one:half inches long: i
present the figures for July at the next : I __ __
of the Or it
tea to gallon. pocket
cup sugar
meeting of the Council. Of 'course,
may be made with syrup though the sides of the after ? Are
there are a great many people absent sour eating
from the city at this season of the taste is not quite so delicate. In a side out; and excited ? Do
thick "mother" wilt be and tired and
-Marion Times. few days a flap morning un-
formed. This (as well as the ,same and flap with a bad taste in the
Thomas Russell is the champion
I corn) be used for months, simply Asiatic
melon-grower on the Bay. His melons cloudy sensation, at-
pine land and fertilized adding sweetened water. I use two Work the, feelings in the
vessels-a pitcher and a stone jug, I spray of ?
entirely with tobacco stems. The result -
which I off the floss and restless ?
pour vinegar, man ,
is surprising. The melons are
when it, becomes strong, in order to the outer thump and cause you
perfect, sweet, luscious, firm flesh, and after climbing a flight
fill the pitcher and thus keep a with
up :
in size, large enough to suit a Georgia
supply. Dr not have to make fresh Sew a to lie the left
'darkey.-Bay Biscayne item in Tropical vou on
than three times .
Sun. more a year.I upper:
is hope Mrs. A. ,S. D., of National the bed. memory, dimness
We understand that Mr. Lyle con-
templating going largely into the busi- City, California, will excuse me for work: of mind and gloomy.

not writing a personal letter-as ped.into ,
ness of feeding cattle and hogs for par- mean that you are
ties who desire. and for himself. He others, too, wished the recipe, I take when Dyspepsia and Nervous
Glad Our Rural Home is
this plan. Another
has thousands of hay,forage, corn, peas,
read beyond the Rockies. Whynot sick room remedy extant that
raised this and way
which has
etc. ,
for this class of trou-
write columns .
thinks he can make better use of it by something our glass. This
from your Western home, dear Mrs.D. board three
stallfeeding stock than other
any way.-
.? It would be appreciated.Yes. Measure
-Bartow C..I.The : .

. "News" pleased to note that GROWER wends its way, "to the ut- adot, .at. ;
interest is taken in theca COb7POVND.
renewed being most parts of the earth." I have before edge; across
e of the large groves in this neigh-
me a price list from an enterprising dots and
borhood. of the have I grove.'S has resisted the usual
Many owners
florist of San Luis Potosi Re-
way; ; we are particularly
hoe and cultivate their
begun to plow, public of Mexico, showing that THE man floss yon give this compound
and are somewhat more hopeful. -
The seedling comingout relief in and
groves are every case
by him, Francis Eschouzler. tie has stead of ;
beyond the expectations of the refund your money should
for sale, (safe arrival guaranteed when piece.of to produce the most grat-
most sanguine are certainly
put '
sent by express,) many choice and the loop
DeLand ,
fine News
ting on a growth.-
very rare cacti. Among them the of the ;' that the appellation
The young nursery trees of this'sec-' curious astrophytum myriostigma, board> with : does not apply to

tion are coming on in good shape.Mr. (bishop's hood.) Thanks, senor. finish ,the Compound.
C. A. Boone had several acres The "new fruit described in THE Asiatic

planted before the freeze, and the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER of Jan- Asiatic filo. put up by a leading
has made stomach and
young trees were cut to the ground, uary 26, 1895,' is doubtless, Cassa- and it is a specialty for years.
but have rallied from the shock
they banana, (benincasa ccriftra, botani- and earnestly
much more quickly that the bearing cally,) about which there seems to be Every to write us for the

orange trees,and have already attainedthe but little known in Florida. It is work CARBO-DIGES
size of two-year-old trees. : \ which we will mail
average said Mr. J. L. Normand, of Marks- to
protect that they satisfy
They are now the proper size for bud- ville, La., had the seed. I had hoped work from its, harmless character may and

ding.-Orlando. Sentinel. to know something more about; this should be .

Our worthy mayor, G. W. Kinnison horticultural wonder, myself, before one at

,has sold his orange grove on Or- now, particularly as inquiries had made by Compound
creek including some city been made before this Our
ange prop- ( ) through apron and remarkable remedy that
erty for the snug sum of 8000.00 Rural Home. Will not Mrs. Aikenof style is It has succeeded .

The purchasers.are A. Barnes and\ A. St. Augustine, tell us if her vine spools of t ; remedies have failed.

S. Kells, of Citra, Marion county. has flourished ? ways everywhere. $1.00
The same gentlemen have purchasedR. Some writer, who had been travel- fancy work Sent to any address- in

A. Henderson's oranges for $8- ing through Florida wrote that sweet able that of we price.cheerfully refund

ooo.oo. Mr. Henderson, one of our potatoes were seldom planted before can be results are not satisfacto

principal merchants had bought up a August. I don't know in what section -i dust,' if your druggist does

great share of the oranges in this of the State the farmers wait until broidery.,

county. H. G. Dunn, also of Citra, August to put in this very essential might orders to

has bought R. G. Corbett's orange I crop-the very staff of life for man work or I CHEMICAL MFG. CO.
grove, situated on the north-side of' and beast. Many planters have this have ,

the river from this city, paying there- year doubled their former acreage, carefully, KAS.

for $5,500,00. Robert Lilly has and have concluded their labors some away in a

sold a part of his orange grove, near weeks ago-the vines now cover the work. ETC., FREE.
Fort Denaud, thirty or forty miles up ground. And what is more beautiful work
the Caloosahatchee from Ft. than this vine which and get by return mail a beau
Myers, same potato insure this the Cotton States and Interna-
to W. S. Garvey of Chicago. Mr. may be used as an ornamental. vine, from first ,printed postage in prepaid the Atlanta, and your
Garvey paid something over$5,000.00for also any where a morning-glory is special "Mail Order Directory"

the grove, kss the small part the wanted to climb. Guard will send and you hundreds sample of books mail,(I
captain wishes to retain.-Ft. Myers Since the middle of July we have will do .

Press. been using excellent sweet potatoes, t ly started JOURNAL of COMMENCE Atlanta, Ga.

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A Note of Warning. circumstances. But try nature's plan Neniotfsness is the Wailof by mail from Dr.,Williams' Medicine

instead ; Lower the supply of oxygento Company, Schenectady, N. Y., for
Prom the Florida Ruralist. the blood, produce a little asphyxia, 50 cents per box, or six boxes for
We people in the "Orange Belt" limit the quantity of air to the lungs the Kernes' for Food $2.50.

are in,a critical condition (financially and heart, and circulation becoming >
speaking) and it behoves us to orderour quicker, the brain loses its stimulantand How to Keep Lemons Fresh.It .

ways very ,carefully as every false sleep' follows. When you find AN INTERESTING INTERVIEW WITH A is not generally known that

step will only make matters so much yourself) "in", for a sleepless night, PROMINENT PHYSICIAN. lemons may be easily and almost in-

worse. We are in the condition of cover your, head with the bedclothesand U definitely preserved under glass.

one who being plunged into a fog is breathe and rebreathe only the People} With Weak, Flabby Nerves" Are Some, one year, were purchased on

only put into more serious trouble by respired air. Thus you may reduce the Ones Who Suffer in This Hot, the Fourth of July,and, by way of experiment -
struggling violently. It; is natural the stimulating oxygen and fall asleep. Weather \ be each one was put under an
Sultry -They May
when,one suffers financial loss to look There is no danger. When asleep inverted goblet. Thus kept from the
', Relieved by Building: ) Their
around and see where we can do to disturb the air removed
are sure coveringand
you they were finally on
Nerves With a Nourish-
something towards 'making it up... It get as much fresh air as you require Christmas day in perfect conditionand
is not only natural, but praise-worthy, ing Nerve Food.
or when once drowsiness has as juicy as ever.
but we must be very sure that the*attempt been produced, it is easy to go on "What a weak-kneed individual !I" --.-..-

to,improve matters does not end sleeping, though the air be fresh. The person referred to did, indeed, It is claimed the new Florida
in making them worse. A great many What do the cat and dog do when look broken down, ,dispirited and life- school law has lowered the standardof

went to work after the freeze, and they prepare to sleep ? They: turn less. teachers' examinations. It is prob-
strained their already scanty resources around generally three times, and "What is the matter with him ?" able' that under the old standard

to plant truck for market and from lastly bury their:noses in some hollow 'I scarcely know. During the cool teachers would have to be secured

what I can learn 'a number of them in their hair and "off" they go. Theyare weather he seems to be all right, and from outside the State. Better to do

have come out badly behind. I my- in no danger, although it might to have'some life and a little ambition, that than lower the. standard.,
self did not plant for market, but having look as if they were from the closeness but the moment the.hot weather comes .

more snap beans than we could with which they embed their noses.", he simply wilts ,down, and seems to
eat I sent a ,crate to Jacksonville and -From the Medical Press and Cir- have neither strength or vitality." ATLANTA WOMAN'S COLLEGE,

the account of sales of same stated cular. That explained, the case. The man ATLANTA, GEORGIA.D. .

that they had been sold to pay charges, .. was in a generally run-down condition, W. GWIN, LL. D., ) Co-Presidents.
and I was glad my "shipment was no A Novel Flour Chest. with not enough nerve force to resist \v. It. SEALS, A. M., \

larger. We have got to practiee, the It has just 'been admired in the the enervating effects of the season. Assisted departments.by: a full The corps scientific of able method instructors of instruction in all-

most rigid economy, lay off at once all : family of an enterprising little house- His nerves were weak-unstrung, as I pursued. Ample accommodations for boarding -

unnecessary expenses and begin to I wife, and it is certainly worth description. we say. The food he ate only par. I above pupils., or Session NAT begin T. SEALS Sept.Business 4th. Address Mgr.

save while we have something left to It is easily made, and very con tially reinforced his strength. The result

save.We venient. It is formed from a cracker was, he had constantly drawn on
must try to make our section box that is large enough to hold half his[ reserve force so long that'his nerves NURSERY STOCK

self sustaining or as near so as possi- a barrel of flour. Strips of wood finally rebelled, and sounded the gong
ble, let us raise all 'we can to eat and nailed to each of the four corners For him to stop. If the signal be Live parties wanted to handle

feed to our stock, and avoid debt as if raise the box 'a foot or more from the heeded, and he takes steps to refresh

it were a pestilence. There is one floor. This gives a chance to sweep and build up his nervous system, he 300,000

comfort, it will not be so easy to get' under the""chest" without moving it, will recover; if not, ,and the strain I.
into debt as it was before the freeze;' him. first-class Orange and Lemon
and also serves to keep the flour from goes on, nothing can save '
then if one got a little short your mer- becoming damp 'and to prevent the "There are, a good many things recommended Trees. : ",
chant, could help you out and wait mice from troubling it. It,is lined for this purpose. But the

until you shipped your oranges, or if with muslin, neatly fitted and tacked trouble ,with nearly all of !them is, Address' at once,

the worst came to the worst you could closely in place. The'outside is cov- they: are only tonics or stimulants. ,

borrow a little money on your place. ered with wall paper. A cover fits They apparently benefit, but it is only BOSTON & SOUTH RIVERSIDE FRUIT CO.'
There will not be so many mortgages closely, but can be removed at pleasure for a time; then the patient is worse I
laced on record as there has been at and used for a,kneading board. than before. But there is one food BOX 2522, i iI

least for some time. When on the chest it is covered witha for the nerves, I am happy to say in ,I
There is another thing to consider, piece of oilcloth. which I have the greatest confidence, BOSTON MASS.CALIFORNIA ,I

it will not pay to grow what you eat r ... which is' in reality a food. It contains !
if you ,have, to pay much to make it. just those vitalizing principles, which
To ants from the pail !
I know of a man not very far from keep sugar impart new nerve force; it builds lip BUDWOOD\
draw< circular chalk line around it
this place who is making a crop of few inches wide. them froma the nerves, and by imparting to them
corn with hired help and I am certain a Keep new strength, gradually COAXES
that the corn when made will not table by chalking the legs. It is them back to a normal healthy condi- IN ANY QUANTITY; ,
said that the feet of ants are hollow,
pay half the cost of making; such as tion. They are fortified against the
and the dust of the chalk fills them,so
this is poor economy and will only hot weather, the man recovers his energy
travel. A line of tar is
sink one deeper into the bog of they cannot his force, and he walks with an CLEAN, THRIFTY BUDS.
said be too. I have also
poverty. Let the women and children to a remedy, elastic step He drives his ,work witha
heard of 'a of something
sprig ,
go out and work the corn and will, where before it ,drove him.
think it was mint shelf to drive
I on a
cowpeas, every little helps and the friend His spirits rise, and everything looks ORANGE.MAJORCA .
great matter now is to save all we away ants. Perhaps some good bright to him. This food is Dr.'Williams' -
if mint is the correct thing. ,
can. GEl WILKINSON, can say Pink Pills for Pale People, MEDITERRANEAN SWEETS.WASHINGTON .
Albion, Federal Point, Fla. /i. which are now known and used the NAVEL.ST. .

$100 Reward, $100. world over; in North and South Amer- MICHAEL,
" A Word to the Sleepless. The readers of this paper will be ica, England and the English provinces MALTA RUBY BLOOD BLOOD.
know that there is at least one
pleased to Canada, India, So. Africa, France.
that science has been
dreaded disease
jr. J. E. Huxley, of Maidstone, able to cure in all'its stages, and that is They arelso widely known, and their -
England, thinks he has hit upon the Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure is the only excellent effects in nerve building so
natural remedy for sleeplessness. It positive cure now known to the medical much talked about both here and LEMON..
fraternity. Catarrh being constitutional abroad that it is not necessary for
is in brief to curl under the clothes ,
disease, requires a constitutional EUREKA
further the subject.But
like a kitten, or put the head under ment. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally me to enlarge on LISBON. .
the wing like a hen. He says: ;"This acting directly upon the blood I assure you the medical profes- VILLA FRANCA.
insomnia seems to be now a universal and mucous, surfaces of the system, sion everywhere are very glad indeedto .
affliction. We live wrongly; sit up thereby destroying the foundation of the avail themselves of this nerve food, f
late and overwork the brain, and then disease, and giving the patient strengthby so scientifically compounded, and that' PRIO. $a P J3 R 1,000.
the constitution and assisting -
go to bed in an excited condition. No building nature up in doing its work. The they use it very- largely in their prac- CASH WITH ORDER.

one seems to have hit upon the natural proprietors have so much faith in its tice." k
remedy. I think I have. People curative powers that they offer One Hun- Dr. Williams' Pink Pillsicontain all
take chloral and the like at their peril, dred Dollars for any case that it fails to the elements necessary to give new ARTHUR S. AUCHINCLOSS'
Send for list of testimonials. Ad- and Box 355,
cure. life and richness to the restore -
and the fatal not seldom
consequence REDLANDS. CAL.
ensues.. It is all wrong for you cannot ,F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, 0. shattered nerves. They are for Reference.
control the dose required for'the exact &lF"Sold by Druggists 750. sale by all druggists: or may be had First National Bank Redland



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Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower is enforced in this school. In this soft, clean 100 per cent profit for the dis more pianos and indulge in more tripsto
languorous climate which producessuch tributor. This statement affords food the mountains or the coast?
a large percentage of drooped for reflection. These gentlemen'stated But these are not really fair questions
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION shoulders our youths, there IS that such arrangements could be made for the habits of people in differ-
For One Year .......................II .....82.00 among
For Six Months..... ............II..II II"' i.oo need of something that will force themto and last during July and throughout ent States vary a good deal on the
In Foreign Countries ....................... 3.00 stand up straight on both feet. Witha August. This move would also leadto I same incomes. Let us rather ask, are
Subscriptions in all cases cash in servile race among them the people of double the cousumption of melonsin the profits of the Florida farmer suchas
advance. No discount allowed on one'sown
subscription(except in a club), but to the South must always be a military this city." to enable him to stand a much _.
all agents a liberal cash commission will people. 'There ought to be in every This is about on a par with sweet heavier freight charge than his Northern -
he allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby community some man trained to bunch potatoes in Jacksonville. A friend of co-laborer ?
them. Write for terms. masses of men together and show the writer told him a few days ago Good vegetable land in Florida

postpaid To every, a new copy subscriber of Whitner's we will"Gardening send-, fight, or fight, if necessary, with ef that he had to pay forty cents a peckin costs from twenty-five to thirty percent

in Florida." For two new sub- fective and terrible precision. The the markets. less than in the North, and taxes,

scribers, at $2.00 each, we will send, classes of young women ought to have though'' nominally much higher, are
postpaid", a copy of Moore's "Orange revolver practice often enough to pre- little, if any, higher on real valuations.The .
Culture. pare them for selfdefense.This Middle Florida. Florida farmer pays out for seed
Rates of advertising on application.
Remittances should be made by check, institution is doing good work, The Middle Florida Industrial Bul for an acre $17.00; for fertilizer,
postal note' money order or registered and it is no reproach to it that many letin is,a meritorious monthly publication $20.00; for labor, barrels, hauling,
letter to order of who are trained there do not go into recently started in Tallahassee. etc., $12.00-total, $49.00. He sells
FARMER AXTD,FRUIT OROWJER, farming for a livelihood. That is a From a well studied article on Middle twenty barrels at a net return of $4.50a

Jacksonville, Fla. matter of preference and not of train- Florida we select the following : barrel-total $90.00. Profit, ,$41.00

CONTENTS.After ing. But it is a reproach to the State As far back as 1823, one of the first an acre.
that there is no good text book on American visitors to the then newly The Northern farmer pays out for

Soil the..Freeze.......;.Cooks.......and.. ..Stewards....... ..of.. .the... 498 Florida fruits and that one from Cali- acquired domain in Florida, having seed (in labor) $5.00; for fertilize,
The Le Conte Pear; Use for Refuse Pears;A fornia_has to be used instead. occasion to examine and report criti- nothing; for labor, etc., $8.oo-total 1

Visit to the Groves...... .... .............. 499 Productive. cally upon this section, makes the $13.00 an acre. He sells 100 bushels !.
Pear Blight and,Plum Rot;Trees and Health; Florida.\ following report on Leon county : "In at 33 Yz cents a bushel, $33.33and
Peaches in West Florida and Georgia.... 500 There is not another State in the appearance it is entirely unlike any has a clear profit of $20.00 an acre.
Forest of Wild Limes; Papering the Pear; Union in which the inhabitants makeso
Culture Grass, &c. part of the United States near the sea- But this is not all. The Northern
Strawberry ;Johnson ;
;Horse Shoes Without Nails............... 501 much complaint in the public printsof board. Instead of being a plain of grower raises all his bread and meat,
Harvesting Cowpeas; Essentials: in Straw- their hard lot as do those of Florida. unvaried surface it resembles the high. milk, butter, poultry and vegetables.The .
berry Growing; Comparative Railroad But it appears that only two States lands about the falls of the rivers of Florida farmer raises only his
Rates................ ........... ........ 502 yield products of a higher
average the Atlantic States, and is beautifully own vegetables and perhaps rice and
POULTRY-Too Hens for Profit The
Duck and the Many'Hen; The Difference; money value per acre, namely, Massa- diversified by hill and dale, threadedby poultry. His bill at the store for his

Production..... ..................... ..... 503 chusetts and Rhode Island. A con- limpid purling streams, and ren- table alone will be$30 or$35 a month,
Organic Matter in the Soil; Needs Immigration tributor to the Avon Park Idea calls dered picturesque by the number of while that of the Northern farmer

.............'..-'!.. ,..........;........ 503 attention to the Government census lakes whose pure waters reflect the will not be $10 a month. ,
Folks; Dainty Trifles........:. ....... .. 504 bulletin, which gives the value of the forest of oak that clothes the sides of Thus at the end of the year it is
A Note of Warning; A Word to the Sleepless; product per acre in each of the States. the hills down, to their very margins, do.ubtful if he has any more money laid
A Novel Flour Chest..............;...... 505 Massachusetts' $16; Rhode Island, affording beautiful situations for coun- up than his Northern brother, if so
here it Circulates; State Agricultural Col- $15; New Jersey, $12; Florida, $12; try residences where the natural open much. This is not saying that he
the lege Melon; Productive Florida; Where Some of Connecticut; Vermont, $Io; New groves of oak, hickory, beech and might not have larger bank account
Money Goes; Middle Florida;
Basis of Freight Rates;Walnuts and Ches- York, $10; South Carolina, $10; Mis magnolia surpass in magnificence the than the latter if he would exercisethe

nuts............................. .... .... 506 sissippi, $10, and so on. The lowestis proudest parks of English nobility.The same thrift and economy.
Markets; St.Louis Better...... ....... ...... 507 the District of Columbia, $3.50; Cal- soil of these uplands bears a strong At any rate, it is very obvious that

A Great Future Mistake..!...;.Come.......to...Stay....;..Fences. ....;..The..," 508 ifornia, $8.50. resemblance to that of the best of his profits do not by any means forma
Weather and Crops ... .....,....... ... 509 This is a showing to be proud of, yetit Prince 'George county, Maryland.The basis for transportation charges twiceas
Oranges In the Everglades.: ................... 510 has its drawback in the fact that so face of the country, in fact, is not heavy at; are imposed on the south-
Weather in Jacksonville. large a proportion of these products is unlike that of the south side of the bound produce.
sold off the land and the usedto "
Week Ending Aug. 5, 1895. money Potomac opposite Washington. H H
buy other States' products and to ....e.... Walnuts and Chestnuts. ,
a t a t si: o;;; ...
.._: I. for transportation. It is quite
.oJ.; pay
d CIII possible The
: of
M Jenning's Nursery Company
DATS.rt P.oo. = o w Basis of Freight Rates. ,
oo :a:!I (j ::!I that Florida's yield of $12'per Thomasville, Ga., bring out the earli-
July 30..-,, ...79- -78 91- 71- -20 8t- -.27 acre in money value does not repre- Last week we pointed out, with cita. est catalogue of the season. Of the
July 31..1 74 90 72 18 81 1 54 sent as much real l prosperity as Iowa's tion of examples, that the rates on veg- above
......... trees they say :
Aug: i 78 79 93' 72 21 82 .10
Aug. 2.........80 75 &! 72 16 80 .11 $6.33. etables from Florida to Northern "We have tried several varieties of .
........ .
Aug. 3 So 78 82 much heavier th
72 19 .02 points are generally >n
Aug. 4. .. ....79 79 91 70 17 7S! .09 Where Some of the Melon Money the English walnut and so far have
...... .... between the in the
Aug. 5 80 8E 92 74 18 83 T Goes. those same places not succeeded in getting ,one that was
- -
Mean ....... 80 78 90 72 18 81 -* 2.i3 opposite direction. What reason can hardy here. We got some trees of a
Total rainfall.T The following from the market col- there be for this unless it is found in New Jersey last that
Trace. umn of the St. Louis "Post-Dispatch," the fact that Florid vegetables gener- nursery year were
A. J. MITCHELL Observer. highly recommended, but they are no
--..- written by a commission merchant, is ally sell higher in the North, on account good on our soil. We will not offer
Where the Farmer and Fruit. significant and shows that the railroadsdid of their earliness, than Northern for sale this
Grower Circulates. not absorb all the profits : vegetables do in Florida ? any"Our southern year.soil and climate is

OFFICE OF THE JERSEY CITY "The writer, while visiting some A physician often charges a rich not adapted to chestnuts. We have

PRINTING COMPANY, friends on Russell avenue a few eve- man for setting a broken bone more given the Japan chestnut a full trial !
37 MONTGOMERY STREET, } nings ago, was asked by a group of than he would a poor man, and a minister and also the Spanish. While the '

JERSEY CITY, August 4, 1895. residents of that thoroughfare why looks for a larger fee for marry- Spanish does the best, neither variety
We have received several applica- watermelons were so high-declaring ing a banker than for the same servicefor has lived to bear nuts. We do not I:
tions for price lists and samples of that they could not reconcile 25c. fora a hod carrier. Whether this is want to sell trees that will do our customers -
fruit wrappers from parties in Califor- melon wtth the wholesale quotations strictly just or not, the world is not no good; therefore, we will sell I
nia, who state that they saw our ad- which appeared to be about 7c. It's disposed to censure the practice very no chestnuts this year."
vertisement in THE FLORIDA FARMERAND true the average price of good Mis. severely. ..i....
FRUIT GROWER. How's that? souri melons is $65 a car on track, and Now, when the Florida grower receives An 'error of the printer last week

J. A. DEAR, during August will be lower. Admit- on an average from $5, to $8 per caused our Eustis correspondent to
ting that there are only barrel for his in the North
Treasurer. I 1,000 good, potatoes say that several groves there would
I marketable melons to the car, the cost while the Northern farmer never real- bear a good crop this season, when it
State Agricultural College. istogether with drayage or hauling,7 izes over $3.50 per barrel for his potatoes should ,have read season of 1896.
The catalogue of this institution for ; cents. 'Now' said one of the gentlemen in Florida, does not this con ....

1894-5 is a well illustrated documentof 'I will guarantee that every family stitute as good a reason for the heavier There will not be as large a cabbagecrop
99 pages, and shows a total enroll. : in this block will take a melon transportation charges as exists in the planted this year as there was
ment in the various classes of last daily at 150, and the next block can case of! the banker ? last. The acreage will not be one-half

year of tot students and a faculty of be relied on to do the same, and a Is it a fact that Florida farmers are as large as formerly. There will doubt-
21. We are not of the number who hundred blocks in the residence district generally making more money than less be a decrease in the acreage'of all
deprecate the military training which could be so secured. Here is a Northern farmers ? Do they purchase I kinds of truck.-Gainesville Sun.i0fi .

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Sweet potatoes in moderate supply and THIS
flarkets. steady. Yellow mostly poor and really
choice if here would bring a premium.
Long Island, in bulk, per 180 Ibs., 1.50( FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA
JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Aug. 9. to 1.75; Jersey, prime, per bbl., 1.50 to ,

FRUITS AND PRODUCE., 1.75 ; Southern Rose, prime, per bbl., JACI SONVIL ..
Corrected by Marx Bros. 1.50 to 1.75; Southern seconds, per bbl.., .
These are average quotations. Extra choice 1.00 to 1.75: Sweets, North Carolina, The Oldest National Bank in the State.This .
lots fetch prices above top quotations, while poor bbl.
prime, per 2.00 to 3.00; Va. Yellow,,
lots sell lower. .... ....'.... bbl. 2.50 to 4.00 Va. Yellow i i Bank, after twenty years of successful business,has just undergone a rigid special examination -
Plums, Kelsey, per crate i>oo per ; per by the United States Comptroller's Department,and has had its charter extended for an
.................. .
Grapes per crate. .. 75101.00 bbl. bskt 1.50 to 2.00 Ch'n Yellow other period of twenty
......................... to ; per years
Pears per bbl 50 .75; By conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the for
highest reputation ,
Limes, per 100. ............... ...... .40 i basket, 1.00 to 1.50. strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands.We solidity
Apples, crate ........... ............... i.oo --..... invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relations that
Peaches, crate.............. .... ...... .75 to 1.00 favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention. assuring you your
Plums bus.... ... .............. .....i.oo to 1.50 Our St. Louis Letter.
English Peas bu..... .___...... .... 1.60 JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
Cocoanuts... ........... .............a 3-5 New sweet potatoes have been in the President. Cashier.
Peanuts best brand...;.. .... ........ .4 to 5 market the past week from local growers.
Cabbage. N. Y. each ................. .9 the arrivals founda Safe Boxes
Pineapples, ............ ................ .02 to .05; Strangely enough new Deposit For Rent.
Potatoes, Western... ............... 2.25; little of last year's crop still on the
Onions, bbl.............. .. ......... 3<35 market. Some years ago it was regardeda
Eggs...........-................ ...... .15 great feat for the gardeners to carry DAVIDSON: : & co.,

VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. any sweet potatoes safely through the COMMISSION
for the trade. Now MERCHANTS.
Corrected by Davis &: Robinson. winter early spring
Yellow Yams, bush. ....... .......... .75 to i.oo they are no novelty in July.
Sweet Potatoes, ...................... .75 Fine home cabbage delivered at HEADQUARTERS FOR FLORIDA FRUITS.
.. new.... ........ ........ .75 grown
Hubbard squash, bbl.................. i.oo to I 25 the'stores of the buyers and traders at$2
Lettuce, doz. none.... ...........:.... to $3 per ton and 15 to 20 cents per crate,, ORANGES, LEMONS, PINEAPPLES, EARLYjVEGETABLES; OF ALL KINDS
Celery Kalamazoo..... ....-- 40 to 50 disclose a gloomy situation for cabbage No.20 West Front Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Eggplants} bbl....................... 75 to i.oo
Tomatoes, crates, ..................... .75 to i.oo growers in this section. These prices
Sweet Pepper,bu ..................... .50 just about pay for the hauling. The cropis
Okra, bu, ..... ........................ .50to.75 so large that it will be difficult to C : 'ORNIA: :
: Green Beans...................... .... i.oo
Peas, none................ .... i.oo to 1.50 move, and it's very doubtful about mar-
Turnips, bunch.......!............... .03 to.04 keting all of it even should better prices ORANGELEMON TREES
Cucumbers,crate none............... 50 to i.oo prevail.Down.
Pumpkins, each....................... 05 to .10 where truck ,
Kershaws, each... ....... ......:i.. 05 to .10 at Marshall, Texas,
Parsley,per doz.bunches........... .20 farming and fruit growing is now carriedon AT LESS THAN OUR OLD PRICES FOR
Carrots,Fla., per doz.bunches........ 20 to.25 quite extensively,the crops have been

Green Pepper onions,hot bushel,per doz.,....bunches...................... 1.50.15 to to 2.00.25 almost ruined by continuous rains. One E' ,ORII: >A Q1 owN: : STOCK: :.
Sage, well cured, lb...................... .10 to. 15 of the leading growers there, writing
Lima Beans, shelled, qt, ...... ....... .10 to .12 under date of August 1, says: The un Choice 2 year old Buds on 4 year old Sweet Roots. Homosassa and Jaffa Orange and Lisbon
Hens..........__................-....-...... .30 did all Lemons at 50 cents each
Roosters................:.................. ... .25 precedented rainy season us up on Strong one year old Tangerine, Malta and Ruby Blood Tardiff and Mediterranean Sweets and
Broilers................................. .15 to. 5 our vegetables. Wo had only eight days Satsumas on 3 yt'arold Sour roots at 40 cents each. Villa Franca,Lisbon and Eureka Lemon same
Turkeys, per pound,gross........-.. .. .10 without rain during May and June-61 price. I have samples in my yard and they are
Ducks...................n.. ........... .25 to .30 The worst known in
Geese. poordemand ........-.......... days. season.ever
New Beets,per zoo......................M .25 to i.oo this State. I lost 3,000 bu tomatoes. My STRICTLY FIRST CLASS AND WELL GROWN.Send .
Water Cress,per doz. none....... .... beans and other stuff were late and all
Cauliflower doz. none.......... .... .75 to 2.00 rotted on the ground. But our associa- me your orders at once so as to get trees in time for the coming rainy season. 25 per cent
Blackberries, qt ........... .......... -io in advance,balance on receipt of trees.
Huckleberries... ........... ........ .06 to.07 tion, though losing heavily, will try it
Melons.... ........................... :03 to .10 again next'season. c. A. BOONE Ag1:.,
Canteloupes, bbl...... ................ i.oo to 2.00 P. M. KIELY., Or.1.a.xad.o. F.1.a.
Leeks perdoz bunches............. 25
Corn, doz .. ........... ..... ..... ... .10 -... -.-- READ! READ!i RBAD
G. A. R. Excursion.The .

New York Market. Southern Railway, in connection '-WRITE TO THE -

Pears-Georgia LeConte sold :Monday with the F. C. and P., has been selectedby

from 76o to $1.50 per bbl. Wednesday the Grand Army of the Republic as
market advanced from 1.50 to,,2.00, and the official route to Louisville, Ky., for L L B. Darling Fertilizer Co.

Friday from 2.00 to 3.00. Nearby pears the annual National Encampment in Sep- ,
tember. The route will be via Everett, .
are in free supply, but seldom really desirable -
, and prices rule low, only a few Atlanta, Chattanooga and Lexington.For JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA
. fancy reaching outside figures. this occasion the low rate of one cent ,

Peaches-Arriving freely from Geor- per mile has been made, which will make If you are in need of any Fertilizer or Fertilizer Material, and get their
gia but quality irregular, and while the rate about $16 for the round trip from
choice, large fruit sells well common Jacksonville. This rate is open to the Special Low Prices for Cash with Order.

moves slowly. Maryland, Delaware and public. Tickets will be sold September8th
Jersey fruit shows a wide range in quality to 11th, and will be limited for return JDOIV'I MISS1
most stock being green and poor and trip until October 5th. For further in- This opportunity of a lifetime to obtain Fertilizers at about cost to the manufacturer.Office .

of uncertain value, though anything formation, address W. D. Allen, Jackson- and Warehouse Rear of 26 West Bay St., on river front, midway bet. Main and Laura Sts.

fancy sells promptly, occasional lots 'of villeFla., Passenger Agent Southern Railway Rend for Pocket Memoranda Hook.

Jersey reaching 1.00 and 1.25 per basket. -
Melons-Receipts of watermelons 220 -
carloads against 203 cars last week. The There has been shipped from Punta The "Commercial" says Leesburgis

weather has been so cold that there has Gorda for the past six months 32,300 one of the few towns that does busi- QUICK WORK

been little demand and market has ruled tons of phosphate. ness on a cash basis. ,
weak and low, with many not bringing CommissionerGeo. In selling and paying for Fruits and Veg- -_
freight, though the tone is a shade Edgar Blount has the contract for County Exposition etables shipped to us is our motto. WE < .
W. Idner left for Atlanta Tues- > GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS <
steadier at the close. Muskmelons in clearing twenty acres of heavy ham- > FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER *
free supply and selling well when fancy, mock for Messrs. Blake & Mace, opposite day morning. He goes for the pur- \ > BUY OURSELVES. They are protected
but common neglected and low. of personally investigating the > by our 40 years experience without defaulting -
the Langford grove of the Mc- pose 1 > a dollar. Enquire as to our standing
Pears, Ga., LeConte per bbl 1.50 and matter of for the Dade county > and financial stability which any bank or
3.00; Bartlett 1.60 and 2.75; Clapp's Favorite gregor property, up the river, to be set space > merchants having mercantile reports can

per bbl, 1.75 to 2.50; Jargonelle out in an orange grove.TropicalNews. exhibit.Tropical Su fl' ;c> METHOD WILL try us-WE SATISFY BELIEVE YOU. Send OUR

1.50 to 2.50; Catherine, 1.50 to 2.00; Bell, your name for our quotations. Stencil and
1.00 to 1.50.PearsCommon. Bradley Redfleld. Eugene D. Redfleld cards free. Letters piomptly answered,
The Southern Express Company has
kinds, per bbl, 1.00 to
1.50. organized a scheme to induce the ESTABLISHED 1871. ] FRENCH .& CO.,

Peaches-Jersey,per basket, 25c to 1.00. growing of strawberries along the line
Peaches, far S. N. large, per carrier, of railroad and secure the traffic. If REDFIELD & SON, j 116 Warren St,, New York. I

1.75 to 2.25i: small, per carrier, 1.50 to number of will guaranteeto ESTABLISHED 1855.FOR !
1.75; defective carrier, 75c to 1.25. GrapesGa. any growers Commission Merchants i iFRUI'r iJ iI
black per 8 lb. basket, .10 to .15c.; S. put into cultivation a sufficient acre- J iI I

C. Delaware per Ib, .06 to .12; S. C. age they will provide a store-room, I
Moore's Early per lb., .03 to .06; N. C. with refrigerator, and after the first -AND I

Niagara per 8 till case, 2.75 to 3.00; N. C. purchase of crates is made they will TREES.

Niagara per 6 till case, 2.50 to 2.75; N. 0. furnish free number that may be Fruit Auctioneers
Delaware per 8 till case, 3.00 to 4.00; N'f'kblack ,
per 8 till case, 1.00 to 1.50. subsequently required by the growers. SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.Write
Potatoes. Several inhabitants of Cisco have 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia' Pa.

The receipts have been moderate and agreed to put into cultivation about for Catalogue and price list.JENNINGS' J I
with a good demand the market has ruled seventeen acres, and the express com- We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables, I
either at private sale (which has heretofore been NURSERY (;0., :
basis of
for Irish potatoes on a and handle the fruit.
steady pany will store our custom) or by the auction system (recently
1.50 to 2.75. per bbl. There has been Crescent City Philosopher. added to our business)as you may desire. I Thomatville, Oa, \\1
some export movement to Havana.


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.c A treat Mistake" research, vigilance for his reward ? ous i2oo-inhabitantcattle law and the The number of cigar factories at
-- If the nation is worth saving it is 5oo-inhabitant hog law. Is it an'y wonder present being operated in this State is
From the Florida Ruralist. reaching a crisis when a greater vigi- that the people are looking to ,a 419, showing an increase of 50 over]
"Was made by the framers of the lance and more intelligence will be Legislature that will put Florida in line the previous year. -
Constitution of the United States," found necessary in guarding its liber- with nearly all the States in the Union, The excess of the expenditures over I
thinks the editor of the "Texas Farm ties from the power of the boss, from a sure-enough no-fence law ? receipts is greatly increased since the | D
and Ranch "in not making Presi- the power of the saloon, from the ... close of the financial year, leading to
dential and State elections ten insteadof power of the trusts, and that vigilancemust What Shall the Future Be? a great deal of anxiety on the part of | -
four years apart, to save the people be exercised at the primaries.With Secretary Carlisle as to the outcome.'V
demoralization turmoil and nominated it little The Florida Legislature adjourned
from the good men A new president has been elected l'
business depressions that precede matters which party wins. The inter- without giving us a railroad commis-:
succeed, Marti whose death is
no (
elections." A ten year's service of a ests of the people are safe. With bad sion, nor any ,relief from the infamous
i f administrationwould range cattle and hog laws. The Ru- longer questioned. Insurgents seem f
wise and patriotic men nominated the success of the reform -
nice but how RALIST gives much space in the August to be making progress are approaching .
be a very thing, party is a failure. Go to the Havana with
about a continuance of an administration primaries. Put ,tried men in nomina number to the consideration of these of final great assur-
ance success.
that was lodged in power on the tion. Let the educating process go two subjects, which so intimately relate -
wane of some popular excitement or to the future prosperity of the Twisting together sprouts from an
on.The State. We feel to the tree gives 'little advantage, if
unrest of the masses that was neither United States are the only nation no antagonism orange
wise nor patriotic ? How: would the in the world that has forty-one railroad companies, and fully realize any., Let them grow together, remov-
people of Illinois care to have an millions of people that can read and that ,what the State is, and is to be, ing from time to time the least thriftyones
Altgeld in the gubernatorial chair with write. They are better fitted for self- depends in a large measure upon her until one shall, be firmly established -
and also realize that the ,which stake until it is safe from
and the railways,
the veto power, power to par- government than any other. It rests
don anarchists, and defy the govern- with them whether the farm, the grove, future ,of the railways almost wholly severe winds.Floridians.
ment of the United States in its effortsto the shop, the store, the office, or even depends upon whether the people relapse are living at home this
put down insurrections ? the pulpit, shall so occupy their atten- into the condition they were be- year, from the products the land.A .
The turmoil, the demoralization and tion that they shall permit the liquor fore the advent of railways, or whether: fair division-that is, if the grower
business depression of our State and seller, the politician, the town, the encouragement is given them to make had received.as much for producingas
; the lands of the,State into winter the transportation companies for
National elections admitted, the biennial county, or State"boss" to select them gar-
and quadrennial elections re'' n who should be the servant of the dens, the products of which will finda carrying, ,all the,babies,could have had
in the educationof is market in our Northern States. new frocks,and the mothers a "love ofa
worth all they cost people, but rather the servant of the
the people. To understand the rum power in the cities or the big cor- Florida must have an equal chance bonnet." '
principles of government, the questionof porations and the sugar, whiskey, coal with other producing parts of the A traveler in China speaks of the
the tariff and free trade, bimetalism oil.and other trusts in'the nation. The country in a pro rata of freights to her cities 'being more dirty than he had
and mono-metalism, taxation, the days of fasting and prayer before elec- market, or'she has no encouragementto seen in any country except Cuba. Is
prohibition or control of the liquor tions, suggested by "Farm andRanch" extend or even to occupy her pres- it not possible that the purification of
ent in the production of fruit her cities would relieve the Queenof
traffic are discussed in the press and had better come before the acreage
in the and vegetables. We ask the press of the Antilles of visits from Yellow
on the platform, counting room nominating conventions, or rather the
the the State to join with the RURALISTin Jack, as it has done from most other
and in the workshop, at cor- delegates sent to the nominating con- .
bringing home these subjects to the places? .
ner grocery and by the fireside, and a ventions.
knowledge of these questions is the : attention of all parties interested. The ,Reporter knows one resident
safeguard of a free people. Jt, has Let Us Hope Come to Stay. who lost his entire orange crop last
the effect to dissiminate intelligence, The Clyde Line. winter, and the year before made
and the more intelligent the people Encouraging are the reports coming none, and the spring caught him
become, the better will the ballot, box from the commercial agencies. Wheat At this'mid-summer season many of without anything save his land. He
be protected. The reign of the "boss" has advanced over 50 per cent. Cot. our ,readers are thinking of going bought a horse on credit, paid for it,
will recede as,the masses become edu- ton has had an encouraging advance. North for either pleasure or business and has made a crop of corn which
cated. Bribery at elections will be Nearly every week adds 25 cents or and with many the discomforts of the will last him and family a year. His
held in the same category as the lot- more per ton to the price of iron. long, hot, dusty trip by rail are enoughto rice crop will probably yield fifty
tery, and the intelligent voter will Ten, twenty, and even thirty per cent deter many from making a trip that bushels per acre, and his' other cropsare
spurn the bribe and the candidate will increase has come. to the workman's would be beneficial.The good i in proportion., Besides, he
not dare to offer it, if so inclined. wages in some of our larger factories. writer after having made many has nearly'completed a new residenceall
We are far from, that state of thingsyet Treasury gold has got back to the trips by rail back and forth, was induced "of which is paid for. ,Can't makea
but "my party, right or wrong,"' : $100,000,000 point, and over. The to try a sea trip by this popularline living in Florida. Pooh 1 ;
is no longer the cry of partisans as in railway earnings are creeping back not long ago and is now ready to The fruit shipping season is nearly
days of yore. Nonpartisan electionsin towards the 1892 figures, and with in- avoid any railroad trips North when enough over to enable a very close estimate -
cities, and civil reform has made creased demand for labor, and increased steamers are accessible.The to be made of the crop. Up to
great progress in the last five years. remuneration for labor, will come vessels of this line are as,fineas the last publication the total shipmentsby
Look at Boston, New York, Chicago, increased consumption for farm pro- there are in the coastwise trade and {freignt and express were 9,421, pack-:
New Haven, even Jacksonville. ducts, for the luxuries and comfortsof the staterooms are commodious, cool ages; last week the shipments were 5-
Frequent elections are educators of life, and the output from the loom and airy. All modern conveniencesand 204 packages,and this week,up to date,
the people, and with growing intelli- and workshop. The improvement in appliances are used on these vessels 425, making total of 15,050. Six en-
gence among the masses their servantsare business has been slow, but to all and the traveler has three days of tire car loads, aggregating about 6,500
watched, and if their legislation is hopeful ones, the hope is strong thatit solid comfort, instead of the constant crates, went by freight and the balance
not for the greatest good to the greatest has come to stay, and no part of the discomfort with heat, dust and cindersof by express, and all from a region that
number, they are called to an account country will reap greater benefits from the trip by rail. fifteen years ago was uninhabited, save
and the leasehold of an unfaithful the country's returned prosperity than The table contains all the delicacies by gophers and salamanders.-DeFu-
servant is a very precariousone the South.. Let every one encouragehis of the season, as wellas, well cooked niak Breeze.' .
where he has an intelligent con- neighbor. substantial. The groves. in and, about Orange
stituency.The ...... A sea trip is very beneficial duringthe City, from their outward appearanceare
ballot, frequent elections, the Concerning Fences. heated term, invigorating the entire in first-class ,condition generally.I I
discussion of the questions of the day, system and giving the tired onesa Many seedlings have branched out
are among the most potent factors in The fence or no fence question is re-juvenated feeling that makes their well up and where the dead wood has
increasing the intelligence of the peer thus referred to by the "Tampa Times:" work more' effective when the seasonof been trimmed away, have formed a I
pIe.The "Thousands of cattle that were roam- activity comes again. good sized bunch of foliage, entirely t
editors of THE RURALIST deplore ing the free ranges of Florida last win- One of the most interesting features covering the old limbs. Most of the
? as much as any one the demoralization ter died for want of food. With ,a of the trip is the half day's stop usually l- budded rees, of the larger' size, have
i and business depressions as smaller number of cattle under fence, made at Charleston, giving the pas also started from the roots and are
sociated with State and National elec- and under the eyes of the owners, no sengers an opportunity to visit many growing rapidly. In but few cases is
tions. They have their analogy such losses would have occurred. Bet- of interesting places of this historicold the color light. Most of the groves
in the scale on our orange trees, the ter beef, and more of it, would have city. show a dark healthy green, The dust
blight on our pear trees, the drouths been in the market this summer. The ---4.N. --- of the "borer" has been occasionallyseen
and the floods on our farm crops, but free-range-for cattle is a costly delu. We have at last the proof of our be- but no alarm ,has .been caused as
would the enterprising farmer and sion."Florida Citizen.To ing able to raise grass, for one of our yet. Should the coming winter spare
horticulturist, be free from them, and this reasonable request madeto merchants has added mowing machinesto them, some good groves will be seen
have no incitement to thrift, industry, our Legislature we have the infam- his stock.-Daytona Gazette. next spring.-Orange City Times.


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1895. l1tg fftORtDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER. 600


WEATHER AND CROPS. Copious showers would add vigor to

all crops and vegetation in general- .e e .

JACKSONVILLE, FLA.., Aug. 6, 18951 Fodder harvested and corn about ma-

WEATHER CONDITIONS. tured. Irish potatoes in plenty and The One Crop Systemof

fine quality in some sections. The

Tempera- Pre lpita. Sun- pineapple belt of north Dade county of farming gradually exhausts the land, unless a Fertilizer containing a

DISTRICT.. -ture-(I) tion. ((2)) shine. reports the fruit supply as very lim- high percentage of Potash is used. Better crops, a better soil, and a

Nor- Cur Nor- Cur- ited. Activity in out bank ,then
,mal rent mat rent. For week setting slipscontinues I larger account can only be expected.

--- I Write for our Farmers' Guide," a 142-page illustrated book. It

Western., .. 81 83 1.89 2.02 i SUMMARY BY COUNTIES. is brim full of useful infoivnation: for farmers. It will be sent free, and

Northern.. 82 82 1.47 1.09 ClS at Western District: will make and save you money. Address, e

Central.... 82 82 1.65 1.27' 'M w Escambia-Frequent showers. Pear GERMAN KALI WORKS, 93 Nassau Street,New York.
ePco gathering and fodder pulling engagingthe
Southern. 84 82 1.22 0.70 attention of this section. All far- e ., .

mers report superior corn Mo-
((1)) Degrees Farenheit. crops.
((2))Inches and Hundredths. lino.Trimmer. JOHN L. MARVIN
President.H. .
CROP CONDITIONS. Santa Rosa-The corn crop best T. BAYA THOS. W. CONRAD
during many years. Many rains have Cashier1.' Assistant Cashier.
Although too much rain fell over CAPITAlt $100,000.
somewhat ruined the fodder
the cotton belt of the State,during the crop.
Irish potatoes in this section have the
week, the amount was less than the black rot inside while very fine look- THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK
preceding week, and cotton has made
The however ing outside. Milton, 84 degrees; rain ,
an improvement. crop ,
I 2.80.-Carlovitz.
is far from satisfactory. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,
Leon-Better weather than last
Special advices regarding the condition week but still too much rain. Fodder I Respectfully- solicits you Deposits, Collections.and Geneva. .
of corn throughout the State are and :Banking: :Business.CORRESPONDENCE .
exceedingly favorable. Unfavorable pulling progressing slowly, grassin -
cotton ing fast. Bradfordville.
reports are very few, and ,if conditionsdo Bradford.grow. : INVITED.,
not change it is thought' the State DIREOTORrcJ I.

will) have an abundance of the abovecereal Northern District: John L. Marvin A. B. Campbell Chas. Marvin

: Nassau-Good week for farm work, H. T. Baya, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald
!I Western District-The corn crop but too much rain for curing fodder. Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson

over the greater portion of the district Corn 'is ,made and has been a good Or,H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldge.

is the best for many years. In crop.. Amelia,.82 degrees; fain 0.61.

Santa Rosa county frequent showers -Jacques. SAVINGS AND TRUST BANK
Baker-Rain not so heavy as last
retarded fodder and
saving as a re-
sult much of it was lost. Sections of week. Cotton not doing so well. OF F ORIDA,
the that Irish Corn best ever raised in the county.
county complain potatoes JACKSONVILLE.
have, the black Bad weather for saving fodder. The
rot. Shipmentsof CAPITAL, $50,000.
cane stand. Macclenny.Reed. .-
.pears continue. crop poor
Northern ,District-Too much rain H. ROBINSON, President. W. J. HARKISHEIMER,Vice-Pres.
Suwannee-Rain day and
over Suwannee and Baker counties;
elsewhere there were only showers. some very heavy. Crops about the
same. Corn has not made more than :
sufficient injure
These however were to' -
three-fourths of a in the southern H. ROBINSON J. HILDEBRANDT, P. E. McMURRAY,
fodder and ,hay, the saving of I crop W.J. HARKISHEIMER, PHILIP WALTER, R. H. Z.IGGETT,"
which occupied the attention of the I and southwestern part of the county. J. A. HENDERSON, C. C. ROBERTSON; W. B. OWEN.; '

majority of farmers over the district. Very little good fodder saved. Mc- Collections made on all points of Florida and Remitted for on day of Pay-
Alpin.-Black. ment. Active and Savings Accounts Solicited. Interest Paid on :
Some advices state that cotton is be-
low the average, and is troubled withno Madison-Corn crop will be good. Savings.
Farmers will save enough fodder for

little grass. use. Mosely Hall, 84 degrees ; rain -
Correspondents corn
o.56.-DeLaughter. FRUIT!
crops being better than previous years, still abun-
with l large quantities fodder, hay Jefferson-Corn promises ;

and other grasses saved. One corre- dant yield. Heavy rains every day An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
hinder the saving of fodder. Monti- best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL, $300.000.
spondent adds : "The success of this BOX,MATERIAL-The Exchange ,Is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
crop makes the farmers feel good." cello.Smith. order. Write for price list and terms.
Washington-No rain during the -:OFFICERS :-
Many counties in the district planted week local showers. Corn is GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, President. D. GREENLEAF, Vice-President.
largely of peanuts as hog feed, and the I except ALBERT M. I VES,Gen'l Mgr. and Treas. M. P. TURNER Secretary.::
ripening and will be above the average DIREOTORS-Geo. R. Fairbanks,Alachua Co.; E. G. Hills Bradford Co.: Dr. E. E. Pratt
crop is doing well. There yet remains HlllsboroCo.; John Fabyan, Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher Orange Co.; D. Greenleaf, Duval Co.;
of fruit ,and vegetables crop. Cotton is not up to the aver- J. D. Mead, Duval Co.: A. Brady, Brevard Co.' F. G. Sampson, Marlon Co.; C. V. Hillyer,
plenty over a
: with much less planted for Marion Co.; John M. Bryan...Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. S.Moreman St.
large section of the district. age many Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, "v 01 usia Co.; Irving Keck, Polk Co.
District-Normal years. Shipping pears, and fodder ." Address'all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla, Stencils,
temperature Don- with full packing and shipping Instructions furnished on application.
pulling progressing. Chipley.-
with a deficiency in moisture,
obtained over the district. The con- ley.
Pasco-Largest crop of corn ever JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
dition of the corn crop is, as relatedfor ,
made in this The fodder has
previous districts, most gratifying.Too .
much or too little rain caused all been saved and our people are Grocers and Commission MerchantsDEALERS

slight damage over detached sections, feeling good. Some saving plenty of

but all agree there will be plenty, and grasses. Dade City, 82 degrees; rain.

has more made, for home favorable'consumption.progress, but Cotton the Delcher.Alachua-Much larger acreage of Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,

is marked corn and generally a full crop. Archer Tobacco Etc. ..
change not sufficiently to Cigars, ,
82 degrees; rain I.4s.-Andruss.
cause elation. Rain conditions domi--

nated over sections of Orange and Central District: J'aolison.: ."'" ,.E'1oric1.a. '

Marion counties, while less moisture Columbia-Corn crop is considered "

ruled in Lake, Hillsborough and Polk excellent in this section. Fodder PRIOE-L-ISTOF WHISKIES: :-

counties. In Columbia county fodderwas damaged by rain. Lake City, 82 de- M ANONG A HELA RVIt.$1 50 CABINET BOURBON.... ............... ?$6 oo
PARKER...... .................. ........... 175 J. MARTIN RYE............. ................ 3 oo
damaged by too frequent showers. grees; rain, 247Knight. ORANGE VALLEY........... ............. 200 VIRGINIA GLADES......................... .4 oo
Peas and trees benefited by Orange-Heavy rain on Fridaywas SPRING VALLEY......... .................250 OLD BOURBON........... ........ ..... 5 oo
orange BALTIMORE CORN- ......................, 200 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH......,.......... 500
showers. Sugar cane doing nicely ; needed. Corn 'crop average fair- NORTII CAROLINA CORN.. .............250 OLD BAKER........ ............:......... 500
also eggplants and cowpeas. Condi. ly good; all dry and being gathered. I CLIFTON CLUB........................... 3 00 MONfROSE VELVET RYE.................. 6 oo

tion of rice in Lake county not entirely Buda, 81 degrees; rain,2.40.-Proctor. JUGS EXTRA: One gallon 250; two gallon, 5oc; three gallon, 750. Remit by post-office,
We cannot ship C. O. D., Remit with order.'
with sunshine. money order,check or registered letter. .
satisfactory. A complete price-list of Groceries,and Wine List,sent free on application
,''Southern District-Deficiency in Fine weather for saving fodder. Crops
moisture general over the district. I doing well. Cotton has been "scald- JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.

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,- ed" by rain and hot sun. Bristol.- islands, naturally fertile, were, centu- BROWN, STARK and MEDITERRANEAN
FLORIDA!I Sweet Budwood. Villa Franca and 1
McAliley. ries ago, the rookeries of millions of Delair Premium Lemons from thriftiest groves]

Hillsborough-Hay being cut. Corn water fowl and thus became fertilizedto in Marion County. Sutton&: Schwarz, Candler, i 1

already harvested-a very good crop. the highest perfection, that the Semi- Its Wonderful Climate, Resources Fla. 8-io-a

Sugar cane growing nicely. Seven nole Indians, when they ran away Etc. Etc. BUDWOOD., From 50 varieties of bearing Or-
and Grape Fruit trees. Also
Oaks.Rousseau. from the Creeks, made their home and Sour
Rough Lemon Orange Seedlings for
Hernando-Crops generally very upon some of the richest of the lands, sale. Nursery trees budded to order now for

good. Corn very fine. Brooksville, that during the last Indian war they Information upon all subjects pertaining to future Braidentown delivery,Manatee at low Co.prices., Fla. W. K. Trimble 8-10-3. ,

81 degrees; rain, oo.-Robertson. were driven from place to place and FARMING FRUIT GROWING
Marion-Old corn was damaged by finally took refuge in the Big Cypress. To make room, twenty Brown Leghorn, eight
Light Brahma, five Plymouth Rock hens,
dry weather. However, there will bea Finally, however, they were driven When and what to plant for profit. The care of thoroughbred, only fifty cents apiece. Mrs. C. 'I
GROVES since the freezes. Also mall groves Lady Lake, Fla.
sufficiency home use. Fodder from their villages and all who were and what best to plant. Care ofPINERY Gomperts 8-10-33

has been saved in most instances. not captured and killed, disappeared.The .
Peaches in plenty. Orange Lake, 82 old fighters, some of whom are ROUGH for Sale. Clear Water Nursery, Keene,

degrees; rain, 3.14.-Anderson. now living, tell of the feasts they madein Varieties for profits. VINEYARDS, Etc., Etc. Florida. 8-3-4

Sumter-Early of week good the vilages pumpkinsand
part on oranges,
Over 25 years experience by one who can save 150 Ann STOCK CITRUS TREES FOR
for haying. Corn and hay crops larger corn. you hundreds dollars. No hobby to ride, no ,UUU SALE. Grape Fruit Seedlings, i
horn to blow. A',party that has tried,tcsted and Sour Orange, Sweet Orange and Rough Lemon :
than usual. Oxford 82 How the there and in
degrees; groves got spent over Fifty Thousand Dollars in Florida.All Seedlings, 65,000 Seed bed Grape Fruit Scions: !
0.82. Borden. fact, how oranges got into Florida, is letters answered,no matter how long, for with a large stock of all Standard Varieties of
budded Lemon and Limes,
Orange now
25 cents, grow-
Lake-Corn crop the finest ever easily explained. Explorers from silver.ROBERT ing for this fall and winter planting. The Lake-
G. BIDWELL, land Nurseries C. M. Marsh, Prop., Lakeland,
grown in this section. Enough raisedto Spain, in the early days, brought ship Arlington Nurseries, Polk County, F{a. 8310.
home demands. Cler- loads of with them
nearly supply sour oranges as an Box 147. Orlando, Florida.
mont.-Rosenberg. I antidote against The BEST GRASS for Lawns and Permanent Pas.
scurvy. orangesnot
in good pine and hammock land. Lou-
Volusia.-Largest corn crop for eaten by them on the voyage were isiana Grass (Paspalum platycaule). Roots 25
THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE, cents pel zoo by mail. W. H. Powers, Lawtey
several years. The cowpea is doing given to the Indians, who feasted upon Fla. tfWANTUD.

excellent. Orange trees growing. them around their camp-fires. The JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.FLORIDA.

Heavy wind on August 2. Knocked seed fell to the ground and grew into To rent some good Vegetable lands
location. Box 145, Asheville, N. C.
number of sprouts off. Barberville.Hill. trees. 8-3-2-

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Southern District To J. H. H.., Apopka, Fla. DAIRY AND MILK ROUTE FOR SALE.
: if sold at once. For particulars ad-
Polk-Very dry. Fodder beingcut I Grafting the orange on the lemon LANDS ':. dress Rosemont Dairy Farm Lakeland Fla.

and saved. Corn almost ready to stock does not protect the stock. So, 7-27-3

harvest. Frost Proof.-Porter. budded in a freeze like last February, BUDWOOD. I have in my grove at Braiden-

Lee-Having a dry spell. The both stock and root would probably be ORANGES .: budwood to be found the largest in the quantity State. Jaffa of choice, Ma-

killed. jorca. Mediterranean Sweet, Washington Navel,
fruit trees (citrus) advancing rapidly. TardifF, Pomelos, Sicily and Genoa Lemons.
Truckers are busy. Myers, 81 degrees There was little marked difference Address, R. A..-Palmer, Agent Oneco, Manatee

; rain, o.-Gardener. between budded and seedling trees in RESORTS County, Fla. 7-27-3

their resistance of the cold.
DeSoto-Hot and dry. Conditionof A RARE BARGAIN A good paying dairy and
corn in next Avon The Citrus trifoliata is a very hardy business for sale in Tampa consisting of 50
crop report. cows, Jerseys, Durhamsand other blooded stock,
stock and suitable for
Park, 84 degrees; rain, o.-Thacher. budding on. INVESTMENTS horses,wagons, etc. Also very rich garden landsin
Dade-Irish of fine The Satsuma budded on the Trifoliata center of city, on line of electric railway andF.
potatoes qual- C. and P. R. R. irrigated by several flowing
ity are in the market. Pineapples makes a hardy tree and is grown suc- artesian wells, unsurpassed for celery: culture.
Apply to Clarkfon Bros at Ybor City. Milk
cessfully in latitudes further north DEVELOPMENTS
continue to come in, but in exceedingly sales now from fifty to sixty gallons per diem.
small lots and quality inferior. than most 'other citrus fruits. It is '

82 rain very thorny and would make a very STRAWBERRY: PLANTS-100,000 for sale.
Jupiter; degrees; 1.85.- and Alabama Cloud. Strong i
Cronk. good hedge. The cold of last winter ATTRACTIONS well-rooted plants. Good packing guaranteed. '

Dade-Weather but little affected the most tender $1.50 per 1,000, f. o. b. R, Puddy,Lawtey, Fla.
quite warm; light
southwest winds and light showers. shoots. It is for sale by G. L. Taber, ADDRESS, .

Fine growing weather for potatoes, Hastings & Wiley, and citrus nur- 1'j OR SALE CHEAP, a fine lot of se dJinggrapefruit
series G. D. ACKERLY trees, 3T% years old, 3 to 4}$ feet high.S. .
peas, etc. Lemon City.-White. M. Stephens, Lakeland, Fla, 7205.

A. J. MITCHELL, Director. generally.'m Gen. Pa.sse Ker AK1

.-.-4 '" FLORIDA Budding Wood for sale. I can sup-
eB"' of the leading and popular varieties -
Oranges in the Everglades.Two 5 !-..: ot Budding Wood. Write for prices, statingthe
.....jtQ) ..! CENT-A- WO11J COL UMN.RATES. varieties and quantities desired. W. K.
o o )oi i't Trimble, Braidentown, Manatee Co., Fla.
magnificent wild orange groves i 765.
l .-Twenty words, name and address,
were recently found in the Big Cypress ii8i m' one week,25 cents; three weeks 50; cents Noth
swamp of South Florida by Frank J. w-.. Goo I ing taken for less than :25 cents. fcJ CTRAWBERRY PLANTS Alabama Newnans
WAflITI = "I I Advertisements for this column MUST be pre-. Improved. Good strong, healthy plants,
Hinson. No one has a valid claim to :!: paid.Send. $2.ooper coo. Special rates on 5000 lots or over.
than two cents. Address Daveny & Kimbell, Lawtey Fla. 6-29-4
no stamps
the property, the groves being in one ( ) iigo Initials and figures count as one word.

of the most impregnable swamps in 1 o TILGII\IA CONDITION POWDERS will
the State into which has urg ;: : STOVE for sale, at half price. eat and grow fat. Given as a
no one ven 18 ti waa tI GASOLINE drench to stock that will not eat. Sample package
I and an oven nearly as good
tured to see if there was anything fit o8E1 asnew. W. II. Powers Lawtey.; Fla. tf by mail 35 cents. W. G. Titghman, Palatka,
Fla.__ 62920BARGAINS
to buy or homestead.Mr. : ..al4 ...
Hinson learned of these groves I 1t1''C'C tli STRAWBERRY PLANTS. Improved Alabama For Choice Properties
varieties which must be sold at a
The best for
from an old Indian fighter. With the I m Southern planting. Clouds $1.75; Newnans. sacrifice. On the St Pe-

old hunter as guide he penetrated into -I oE1I OI OII $r.50 per i.oco f. o. b. First class plants and tersburg sub-peninsula,
((1): packing guaranteed. C. II. Churchill, Lawtey, the Sicily of Florida;at Orlando a situation unsurpassed !
.the swamp three weeks ago and foundan ti !11 Fla. 7-106 in the State for its charming combination -
) i3..rp.- .. of orange groves and lakes ; and at Orange
island of 300 acres beautifully Q) ...QS: 'I Lake the heart of Florida's Citrus region. ,

wooded and containing fully 600 sour 8 ORANGE.| and LEMON Budded and Trees GRAPE and FRUIT 50,000 small Bud .: Florida.Address the Editor of this paper, Jacksonville,

trees in full leaf and fruit. "The fruit" seedling stocks at the Manatee Nurseries _
Packing guaranteed. A. J. Pettigrew, Mana IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres TO years set
says Mr. Hinson, "is sour, of course, tee, Fla. 8-10-5 trees150 in other fruit trees, etc.
For sale at a sacrifice. Address 11," The Palms,
it is
but and The
large golden.
Lane Park Lake Fla.
PLANTS for sale. For weUI County 4 2-9m
average twenty-five feet in height. Known I STRAWBERRY Improved Plants at one dollar IF ANY ONE who has been benefited by the ,
Some of them are larger, and not one Everywhere.Sold and a half a thousand ($1.50)( ) f. o. b. Address of Dr William's Pink Pills will write to I.
E.Hardaker, Lakeland, Fla. 8-10-3 TUB FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER they will receive -
of them has been touched by frost"He Everywhere.Grown information that will be of much value and

immediately set to work buddingthe Everywhere.RRY OH finn Good,Strong, Transplanted Celery interest to them.
i\J9\J\JU plants for sale. Pascal, Kalamazoo,
trees.A Mexican Solid, 75 cents per zoo; $5.00 per 1000. TO MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing-like
week later Mr. Hinson found 'os W. S. Sands, New Smyrna, Fla. it Bowfeer's Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Flor-
; ida last year. Hundreds of testimonials. For
anothor island richer in orange, trees. your dealer them Send for" Blood particulars, write E. W.Amsden, Ormond, Fla.

than the first. Both of the islands seem Ferry's Invaluable Seed to all Annual planters for and lovers 1895.: TARDIFFDancy TangerinesJafFa.iMalta budwood, from healthy trees io-i3-tf

to be wonderfully fertile trees of all of Fine Vegetables and Beautiful that have been bearing for four:Years and have FOR SALE for cash,time or hade,orange groves,
had red scale white
Flowers. Write for It-Free. never or fly. Identity positive and timber lands. E. RUMLEV Keuka,
kinds being giants in size, and other D. M. FERRY& vo., Cyrus W. Butler, St. Petersburg, Fla. Fla. 3-ii.i6t
Detroit, Mich. 8-3-3 _
vegetable growth of the most luxuri-
FOR EXCHANGE-Summer and winter hotel
ant character.Mr. ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in North Carolina mountains. Owner must
We pay freight. Write for our latest live in Florida. Wants good orange grove. W.
Hinson's theory is that these I price-list. E.'.W, Amsden,Ormond, Fla. 7-r-tf D. Clarkson, Jacksonville,Fla. 9-is-tt

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(Central or goO Meridian Time.) Tuesday, 13th, at 3 pm... ......."CHEROKEE".... .... Sunday, i8th at 2oopm
Friday.II 16th at 3 p m............. "IROQUOIS"...... ......Thursday, 22d, at 6:00: a m
Tallahassee ............................... ........................ .... Sunday July 28, 10.30 a. m. Tuesday, 2oth, atspm.......... "ALGONQUIN"............Sunday 25th, at 8ooam
, City of Augusta.......................................... ....... .. Tuesday, July 30 12.30 p. m. Friday, 23rdat3pm............."SEMINOLE".;........Thursday 29th at 12.00n'n
City of Birmingham ..................... .......................... Friday, Aug. 2, 2.30 p.m. Monday 26th, atspm.......... CHEROKEE"...........Sunday, Sept. ist, at 1.3opm
Nacoochee .................... .......... ............................. .Sunday, Aug. 4, 5.oo a. m. Wednesday, 28th, at 3 p m...... .... ...."IROQUOIS"..........Tuesday 3d at 4.00 a m
Tallahassee.... .......................... ................. .... ....Tuesday, Aug. 6, 6.oopm. Friday, 3oth,at 3 p m ........ "AIGONQUIN".Thursday, 5th, at 5:00am:
City of-Augusta.................................................. .... Friday Aug. 9, 8.ooa.m.
i, City of Birmingham .. ............ ... ............... .......... Sunday, Aug. n, 9.ooa.m.
Nacoochee......... ......... ............... .........................Tuesday, Aug. 13, Io,3Oa.m. -
Tallahassee.. ... ................ .......................... .........Friday, Aug. 16, 200p.m.
City of Augusta.... .... .... ................... ............. .....Sunday, Aug. 18, i.oop. m. and Jacksonville Line.F
City of Birmingham ..................... ............ .............. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 5.00 p. m. Philadelphia, Charleston .
Nacoochee .............. ............................. ... ...... ........Friday, Aug. 23 7 30 a. m.
Tallahassee ........................................ ....'............. Sunday, Aug. 25, 9.00 a. m.
City of Augusta................................... ............ ......Tuesday, Aug. 27, n.ooa. m. the present and until further notice, Steamer "YEMASSEE" is intended to
City of Birmingham ...... .... ..... ................ ........... ... Friday, Aug. 30 2.00 p. m.
sail from PHILADFLPHIA for CHARLESTON, Wednesdays, and, from
CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA, Sundays. Close connection made at
Chattahoochee .. .............. .. ...................................Tuesday, July30, 12.30p.m.
Gate City........ .......... ....... ................................'....Sunday, Aug. 4, 5.00a.m. Charleston with Clyde Florida Steamers, for business to and from Jacksonville and
City of Macon ........................ .................... ....... .Thursday, Aug. 8, 7.ooa. m.
Chattahoochee...........;.. .................... .......... ... ......Tuesday, Aug. 13, 10.30a.m. all Florida points. Also, Philadelphia and interior points via Philadelphia.
Gate City................................ .......'...................... Sunday Aug. 18, i.oop.m:
City of Macon ......................................... ............Thursday, Aug. 22, 7.OOP. m.
Chattahoocllee....................... .......... ..... ................ Tuesday, Aug. 27, u.ooa.m.

( Ships do NOT Carry Passengers.)

Deagong................... .... .................. .............. ....Thursday, Aug. i, 2.00 p. m.
j Desgoug................................... .............. ........ .... Saturday Aug. 10, 8.00 a. m.
Dessong.....'. ........................................ .....?. ...... Tuesday Aug. 20, 5.00 p. m.
Desgoug..... ................................. ....................... .S.. Friday, Aug. 30, 2.00 p. m.
For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on


Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia Savannah Florida &; Western Railway
Florida Central &; Peninsular Railroad. .
Through Bills of leading Tickets, and Baggage Checks to all points North and 'East. See your
nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to Steamer "EVERGLADE "
! J. P. BECKWITH G. F. & P. Agent, New Pier 35 N. R., New York. ,
R. I,. WALKER,Agent, C. G.ANDERSON,Agent.
New Pier No.35 North River, New York. City Exchange: Building Savannah Ga. Capt. W. A. SHAW :,:' *. ,.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Lewis' Wharf BostonW. '
I,JAMES, Agent, 13 S.Third Street, Philadelphia. Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5:00: p. m.,
W. H. RHETT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway, New York.J. and returning leave Sanford Mondays, and Thursdays at 5 a. m.
D. HASHAGEN Eastern Agent Sav., Fla. &; Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway N. Y.
J.I,. ADAMS, Gen'l. East. Agt. F. C. &; P. R. R., A. DeW. SAMPSON General Agent
York. Washington St., Boston.W. .
353 Broadway New 306
f J. FARRELL; Soliciting Agent. W. E.ARNOLD Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt., General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville
New Office: 224 West Bay Street Jacksonville.
A. J. COLE,Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green New; York.M. .
H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic: Manager 5 Bow ing Green New York.D. .
." D. C. MINK, General Freight Agent. 12 ;o. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.
YOU HAVE HEARD THEO. G. EGER, Traffic' Manager 5 Bowling Green, New York.
F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida : Passenger Agent 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville Fla.
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street Jacksonville Pla.
ABOUT J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street Jacksonville: Fla.

"THELOWER WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,
INDIAN RIVER.HILL8BOROUQH STATE 13 South Delaware Avenue Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Green, New York.




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Take notice that the undersigned intend to apply -
to the Governor of the State of Florida for 1 YOUR FRUITS AND BERRIES
V. le.. patent for the incorporation of the Duval
Cemetery Association, in accordance with the
following Articles of Incorporation and the laws
of the State of Florida in such case made and t f
provided. A'T ::

We, the undersigned, do hereby form ourselves a
into a body corporate under the laws of FloridaIn
such case made and provided according to U. S S. Cook Stove Drier.ndreds
Title Three, Revised Statutes of Florida, entitled
"Corporations for P ofit," and all laws of .
Florida in force in such regard and the several Shortest Quickest Most AttractiveROU'r1
acts supplementary thereof and amendatory 0ooKSa
thereof and do hereby make declare and havesubscribed o I
the following our Articles of Incorporation : I

: ARTICLE I. BETWEEN troMV.5 i f of Dollars Worth :
SECTION i. The name and style of this Corpor-
ation shall be the Duval Cemetery Association.Sec. THE ILATINTNOV5 $o PAT. NOV.S.90. of Fruit Can be 8aued
2. The principal place of business of the
Corporation shall be in the City of Jacksonville, Florida Central and PeninsularNEW C : -
with this
Duval county, Florida. Machine
New York to Jacksonville by Year I
SECTION i. The general nature of the businessto New Florida Pennsylvania R. B. to Wash-
be transacted by this corporation shall be to and 1 ington Southern Railway to fl1
hold, to let, sell, lease or otherwise appropriate, NorthernAir Columbia, Florida Central & i i,
real estate in the county of Duval and State of Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all principal i
Florida for cemetery purposes, to acquire and J points in Florida. To meet the demand for Small .
a Cheap
hold real estate in Duval county in one or more I ,
localities. To name, connect, ornament, adorn, Cincinnati to Jacksonville by Drier, suitable for use on any Ordinary Cook,
improve by laying out a park, or parks with Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga -
drives, roads and avenues to set out and to and } Southern R'y to Ever- ; + Oil or Gasoline. Stove, we now offer the
plant shade trees, shrubbery and flowers ; to Florida ette, Florida Central & Penin- I
layoff, plot, parcel 'sub-divide and.lot the same Limited. sular to all important Florida above. It is very,Simple, Economical, Efficient

for cemetery purposes, and from time to time points.' and Convenient, and for Farmers' Use
enlarge or increase the area of said grounds.Sec. Kansas Kansas City Fort Scott &
2. The amount of the capital stock of said City Memphis R.R.to Kansas Just What, is Wanted, and we believe The
corporation shall ibe Five Thousand Dollars Jacksn'ville }to Birmingham, Southern Ry
($5.000.00)) divided into One Hundred shares of Thro' Line to Everette, Fla. Central & ===- Cheapest and Best Little Drier of its class on
Fifty Dollars each, 10 per cent of which amount Peninsular to all Fla. points. the'Market.
must be paid in in cash before the Associationshall Louis to Jacksonville by
be allowed to commence business, the bal- Short Line to Du
ance at such times and in such installments as Holly Sp'gs 1St. Central to Holly Quoin Sp'gs,, $8.50 IN VALUE FOR $5.00 !
the board of directors by resolution shall demand lloute. City, Memphis & Birmingham -

ARTICLE III. J to Birmingham, Sou. Through a special arrangement we are enabled to offer the U. S. COOK STOVE DRIER; the .'
R'y to Everette and F. C. & P. I
regular price of which is $7, for only $5, together wtih a YEAR'S SUBSCRIPTION TO THE
SECTION i. The date of its commencementshall Sioux City & Chicago to Jacksonville :
be the date of the issuance of its letters 111. Cent. to FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, regular price $2.00. I ;
patent and it shall continue a body corporatefor Holly Sp'gs}Sp'gs, K., C. M. & B.' to Holly Birmingham To any one sending a Club of 6 Yearly Subscribers to the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER at
ninety-nine years thereafter. Itoute.New Sou. R'y to Ever- $2 each or 4 Subscribers and $2 in Money, we will send one of the Driers Free.
: ette and the F. C. & P. Subscribers in a club who wish to take advantage of any book premiums or others offered to
ARTICLE IV. subscribers count the same as those taking the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER only.
The business of this Louis'ille & Nash'ille to River Mr. Thomas Patten of Glen St. Mary, Fla, has used this Drier and writes : "It does good work
SECTION I. corporationshall t
Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only for the cost of it."
be conducted by a President, Vice President To 1 route with through sleepers.Jackso'vllIe i
Secretary, Treasurer, and a Board of Direc- between New Orleans and TO THE I.t-ADIES

tors President consisting and Secretary of five members, of which, including board they the Jacksonville.The of the Household in Town or Country. It is a little Gold Mine., Thousands of careful prudent \:'

shall be ex-officlo.members. F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track In household managers, who have no time nor necessity to engage in evaporating fruit for market I
as a business but who have frequent use for just such an article as this for making smaller I
Sec. 2. The office of Secretary and Treasurermay Florida running through the quan-
be held by one and the same person. Tobacco Regions, tities of dried fruit berries, and vegetables for their own use or for sale, will find it the most satisfactory !
Sec. 3. The said officers and directors shall be Stock Farming and Dairy Section, and profitable investment they could make A lady can easily lift it on and off the stove,
elected at the office in the city of Jacksonville on Peach and Strawberry Lands, as it weighs! but about Twenty Pounds. It has interchangable galvanized wire cloth trayswhich .
the second Tuesday in December, A. D. 1895, and Orange, Banana and Pineapple Country, will not rust or discolor the fruit, etc., and will last for years, It is made of iron, except
annually thereafter.Sec. Phosphate Belt. tray frames and supports. Can be used for broiling beef steak, fish, etc., using but the lower
4.'A majority of all the votes cast and a Has the Silver Spring and tray for this purposeAddress
all orders
majority of all the stock represented shall be Other Fine Scenery.The .
necessary to an election. Great Hunting Country. toFARMER
Sec. 5 Until the aforesaid officers are elected Beaches the Noted Fishing Grounds.Has aid FRUIT GROWER
and qualified the busine- ot said corporationshall the best lands for tillage, greatest vari- ,
be conducted by a board of directors con- ety of soils in the State and above all Ja.o:1: S on: V'J.lle F'1 ric1a.
sisting of the undersigned members and stock
holders. Runs over the Central Rldgeland
Where It Is High and Healthy.
ARTICLE v. Prosperous towns fill its route and It offers

The highest amount of indebtedness or liabil- the best freight facilities for any produce to WHY ? j
the Northern Send
markets. for the
ty to which the Corporation can at any time sub- /
ject itself is Five Thousand Dollars, 80ng-

ARTICLE VI. with"MY its spirited FLORIDA words and HOME.beautiful music" Go on "Niggering the Corn off,the Cob, Blistering your Hands and ,

SECTION 1.'he names and residences of sub- descriptive of an actual Florida Home, and Wearing the Skin off?
scribers to stock are which is gotten up In elegant style-Six pages
C. O. Livingston Jacksonville,Fla. of full sized best music paper containing alsoa
C. W. DaCosta, Jacksonville Fla. picture of a home in Florida and a hunting CORN
T. H. Bogue, Jacksonville. Fla.C. scene. It Is mailed on receipt of 10 cents (in SHELLER.
i stamps, to of
O. LIVINGSTON. pay expense distribution.)
c. w. DACOSTA. Send also for the best map of Florida (sen
free) and note the towns on its route.A.O.MACDONELLG.P.A.
State of Florida, "> Jacksonville, Fla. /II SHOULD HAVE' ONE.

County of Duval.Personally f I The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular_u___ _R.__ _R.__ Ir I

appeared before the subscriber, a Offers to JII 8 It is fully warranted against breaking or get. I
Notary Public, in and for said county and State, Shippers ;- UI'' ting out of order by any fair usage. I

C. O. Livingston, C. W. DaCosta and T. II. The Shortest and Quickest Route \ It takes less power to do the same amount of I
Bogue,who Being duly sworn, say that they are' I o work than any other machine of its size ever
the three persons named in the foregoing Arti. BETWEEN made.
cles of Incorporation and whose names are sub- j'' 1H i
scribed thereto That they have associated FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN. 't i ) There is no time lost after you are through
themselves together for the purpose of forming THE EAST AND WEST. = -- shelling by picking the cobs out of the ,shelled
in III'IJ ; corn, as the machine takes the all off the
such Corporation good faith for the purposeof ly rF corn
I carrying on the business described In said Ar- With Improved Ventilated Cars, this company 1-I i, ; cob, drops the corn in the box or basket, takes
ticles,that all matters, including names of officers handle is the better Orange equipped and Vegetable than ever ever to I i ; the cob on around and throws it off at the back.
Crops and
to conduct said Corporation till election By a little with it
insure close connections and practice you can easily shell
amount of capital stock and amount to be paidin to all Easteru and Western Markets.prompt despatch oue bushel of ears in about 4 minutes or less.
are truly set out. to The shelter is small but it will do the work of
C. O. LIVINGSTON. Through oars destination with- "z= yam many a larger machine.
c. w. DACOSTA.T. out change or delay. =
The spring can be adjusted to tension re.
II. BOGUE. Perishable freight followed by wire and ; Y quired and can be loosened when not in use, thus '
Sworn to and subscribed. before me this nth shippers advised time passing various Junction ,. s r avoiding any chance of its giving out.
day of July, A. D. 1895 points and arrival at destination.
I A shelter wrench accompanies machine. .
WM. H.HARWICK. All claims for overcharges and loss prompt I every ,

(seal) Notary Public. lyadjusted. .
See that your goods are markedvia The manufacturer of this machine is rated in the Commercial Agencies at $r25ooo and is
Jacksonville, Fla., July aoth, 1895.
known to the Editor to be
personally a responsible man, The
F. C. & P. R. R.

PLANT STRAWBERRIES.; The Strawberry For Information call on or address the undersigned CYCLONE: CORN SHELLERis
will be greatly over done next year, :
and only those who plant under the best conditions C. E. TAYLOR Trav. A'gt Ocala, Fla. not a worthless claptrap affair, but has genuine merit.
will make a profit. Lawtey berries are W. B. TUCKER, Gen A'lrt, Orlando, Fla. Retail price 300. Given with the paper one year for $4.00 or as a premium for three new
quoted in the New York Price Current this G. IIOLDEN., Trav. A'gt!\ Leesburg.. Fla! subscribers at $2.00 each. Address all orders to
week. 35 to 45 cents; from all other parts,of the W. It. FULLER, Trav. A'g, \
State, 25 to 35 cents. Lands for sale or rent at Or N. S. PENNINGTON, Traffic Manager, FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER
reasonable rutes. E. G, Hill, Lawtey,Fla. Jacksonville, }Ja.I ,
V4-tf W, H. PLEASANTS, General Freight
I ; Agt J a..olJS01"::: :V'.111et F1a.:



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