Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00342
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 10, 1895
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00342
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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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B. ;Powers, Publisher Proprietor. JACKSONVILLE FLA., AUGUST 1 7. 1895. Whole No. 1384 Vol.NEW VI SEItIE9.r ,. o..3.3.' .

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

58 do 60 1VEST ,MARKET ST. 119 ,A 123 MICHIGAN ST.,
are the most Extensive in the State and ofter all Home Grown Stock. Peaches. Plums Pears.

BUFFALO, N. Y. Japan Lemons Persimmons on both Grapes' ,,Figs. Mulberries, Apricots, Almonds, Satsuma and other Oranges r-. and

Over 75 varieties of Roses all field grown and Budded and Grafted. OrnamentalTrees, Shrubs etc.

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

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C t Fruit Plants, Camphor, Cinnamon Palms, Grevilleas, Surinam I am able to supply you with Orange and Lemon .
O.. Cherry, and hundreds of other useful and, Ornamental Pantlare bud wood of standard varieties, such as VA RI I ETI I E S: Homosassa,Jaffa; Dancy
l'' l BEST, SET DURING.SUMMER. HART'S TARDIFF, Tangerine. Hart's Tardiff (or Valencia Late), St.
Malta! '
MAJOR, Michael Ruby and Bloods: W:Navel
0 .. We have several thousands of the fine ttrained. trees (buds of course) of RUBY. Med. Sweet. SATSUMA, Mandarin Magnum
w4. a11, Oranges, Lemons, Limes and Pomeloes, in all standard and' best sorts; JA.F 4i.SANFORD'S Bonum and Malta Oval Oranges.
Choicest ones but$30 per 100, packed free. -They will average '3 to 4 feet,
(some much larger) and branched. Ready for Autumn planting. Send in your,orders early. MEDITERRANEAN, Orders Must be for 500 or More Each of
Send for large Illustrated catalogue free.; .:
MALTA BLOOD. Last Two Varieties.
, Manatee River Region. ST. MICHAEL, Tne true Lisbon Lemon Villa Franca, Eureka -
1 DANCY TANGERINE, Royal Messina,Belair Premium, Overbear
1, 300. ACRES IN NURSERY. O ONE ACRE" UNDER GLASS. "O, 38TH; : YEAR. CHINA MANDARIN, Etc., ing,and Imported Sicily Lemons. .Ii';,'
At the following, prices; A few Pomelo Buds. $1, per ,10O.,, S4.5O

FRUIT TREES Specially Adapted to Florida. '1000, $5.00; 3000 $12.00; 6000 $20.00.. per 7,000.1,000,CASH$1O per WITH 3,000 ORDUR., $::l0: per

Oriental pear Japan Plums on Marianna Stocks Japan Persimmons, Giant Loquat,'Strawberry Can Give Best of Reference Both in

Plants. Grape Vines, etc. Rare Coniferae, Broad Leaved Evergreens., Camelias 50,000,Palms Lemons. Lisbon, Villa Franca, Eureka,at
10,000 Camphor and Cinnamon trees,Roses. The Greenhouse'Department:is the largest:and same prices. California. and Florida.
most complete in the Southern States. ,We grow everything in trees and plants suited to South- Buds delivered without further cost to you and .
ern horticulture. Catalogue free. Address P. J. BERCKMANS, Augusta,.Ga., No Agents. guaranteed to arrive in fine order. Orders CITRUS TRIES, OLIVES, PALMS. AND
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MAKE HAY AND FORAGE.TEOSINTE. Riverside Nurseries, Address: "
j, : Riverside, Cal I. H. CAM MACK, ;
Reference.-Orange Growers' Bank, Riverside, Whittier,California.
Packet 10 cents i ounce 15 cents;pound $1.50, postpaid. ., Cal. Florida reference given if wanted. .r Cut this out for Refer en ce.l
PEARL MILLET. Pound 35 cents;4 pounds$1.25 post paid. 10 pound lots or'above by express .., "
or freight not prepaid> accents per> oound. :
KAFFIR CORN-AND BRANCHING SORGHUM.\ Pound 30 cents; pounds.. $i.oopostpaid;
10 pound lots'or above not prepaid 15 cents per pound.' E EE
EARLY, ORANGE AND EARLY AMBER SORGHUM. Pound 25 cents- ; 4 pounds oo;cents Fraiid- Fruit Wrappers. f j4'j jI
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.! I
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Catalogue- free. I n'rJ.ap.tt I : e.rh; .F.t I ulda.' Consumers of Fruit: Wrappers may' Makeshift] Fences

now Jtnot ,tliat theyget an honest ream
SATSUMA! TRIEDUATA of 480 sheets and j not 400;or,320 sheetsto ,Make,Shiftless FarmersNot
ream as some unscrupulous dealers
only that, but they have a demoralizing
(16.1. labor. s new catalogue iur 18114-95,recouius fj year*'experience with the eaiij,pfouucuvo and hardy atsumaoran&e, 1 .
I effect on the live stock of the farm.
and the vigorous Citl'ollaa.,which without .
protection stands the winters as far north Washington unlnlured.) bUR FAIdJAND
j SQUARE" Here is a sample. Three respectable looking
ORANGE5.PDMELDS.CITRUS FRUITS cows In a good sized pasture each cow with
printed Wrappers are put up in packages a yoke on her neck as large as a hen-coop.
in variety, on DOtn orange an Into rata stocks. Over 300 varieties,, ottered for Florida and Lower; South including Wigs, each and each is Comfortable outfit for hot weather!! That
cranes,apricots,olives,mulberries,pomr nranates,almonds,pecans,Janan walnuts,Japan ehesto ts.kumquats-nrnainentais pf ,,1000; \Wrapper ,farmer has evidently been monkeying with +'
.i ; ..numbered, in printing, consecutively fences"Just as good as the Page."
PEACHES.PLUMS.PEARS.KAKL, Ef rom 1'to 1000)) "No one can : PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE AdrianMich.
Testing varieties in extensive experimental orchards and grounds,maintained lor the purpose at considerable expense,has HONESTLY BEATour .. ,
been leading feature of the business for thlrteeq years,and has. amply repaid the outlay In the Information afforded. Guided : .. '"
bv results obtained In.our own rose gardens we have fleected,,and offer,as especially well adapted to the climate of this region, ,prices. Send for sampler and prices s SAW MILLworks
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artistic illustrations results with leading sorts}latest practice and best method)la culture M m nt nentv.Send to Mills
O. L. TAKER, Glen Marv Fla., for hew edition(enlarged and ) ; JR5ERi' N. B.-We do not deal in unprinted DeLoach Mill Mfer't Co..
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New Japanese Plums. Kayo (very large), Unknown (im- upon thousands of spores must perishfor with fungicides the question is largelyone
.editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: mense foliage), Weeping Blood Plum. every one that J lives} but, then, if of orchard hygiene."
I notice the complaint from one of This last is quite a valuable acquisition you cultivate a "fungus garden" by P. H. ROLFS.

your correspondents about the Kelsey very ornamental, with its long, allowing the peaches and plums to dry Station Florida, Lake Agricultural City, Fla.College' and Experiment
plums rotting before maturing. This slender, willowy limbs drooping grace- up on the trees or rot on the groundand .
with that fully down like the Teas Weeping Mul- raise millions and tens of millionsof
has been my experience Grape Growing in Florida.
berry said to bear a blood-red plumof there will certainly be
variety after fruiting it the last ten ; spores, Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower:
good quality. I have them workedon "seed" enough for you and your
years. In that time, I have not seena Not so many years ago but that we
season in which I picked or had the peach stock at different heights neighbors.We can well remember it, most people in
of of the some as high as eight feet; most of are familiar with an old friend Florida
benefit twenty-five per cent the fruit-growing business in
them five to six feet. This can be who is exceedingly "funny." He
it total
fruits and in some years was a considered it quite beyond the rangeof
failure in unfavorablewet worked low on the stock, and then never allows fruit to rot in his orchards.He .
particularly possibility to success-
is characteristic 'with trained to a stake to the desired height.I has a kind a kind of superstitionabout grow grapes
seasons. It fully but time and have
; perseverance
have 'of them worked low it. His orchards free from
and the
that variety to rot complaintfrom demonstrated the fact that we can
thatit staked, with long viney limbs running fungi and insects. He has the "lucki- ,
far and comes to me grow grapes to perfection in some
is a failure. I have discontinuedits 'on the ground., I :imagine this est" place on all, that road.; You see, parts of the 'State. What is called
Blood will be a beautiful tree to trail the he never grows a '"fungus garden,"
propagation. The Satuma the flatwoods of Florida are not
liable fruit limbs along the,' piazza of the many and consequently no spores get a
and the Bailey are also to adapted to the grape industry, but in
beautiful homes of the South chance winter besides this his
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rot in unfavorable season. western eastern ,
J." L; NORMAND. hogs and cattle are the better for the : "
But there are varieties which are in in some parts of the extreme south'of
I a measure exempt from rot such as Marksville, ''La: forage.: the State very flourishing vineyardsare
Shiro Smomo Normand, True Sweet Botan, Yeddo, Brown Rot.of Plums and Peaches Mr. Editor, did you,know that on where the soil is sandy and,of a warm
,White Kelsey and Mikado. Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. pages 34, '35 and '36 of Bulletin 23 of nature. The more a person thinks
I consider these the best and most Lately there seems to have been the,Florida Experiment Station, there this matter out for himself and exper-
reliable_ fruited here on my experi- considerable interest manifested in the was a compendium of about three iments accordingly the more surprisedwill
mental grounds out of the many'varieties above subject. Advice seems to be dozen diseases of vegetables and fruits? he be ,at results gained. I con-
tested. I have announced several common property. Just let it be Well, there are hundreds of pages con- sider Florida, with its warm, alluvial
years ago in your columns that the known that'you want some of it and densed into these three. Besides thereis soil, especially Western Florida,:, the
following varieties have been discardedand just what kind it is and it will be forth lots'of advice on brown rot'there very home of the grape. We can
I see, that some nurserymen still coming. Well, Mr. Editor, I shall not but as I am not going to give any today put them on the market earlier than
persist in offering them, viz : Ogon, give any today, but state some facts' I can't quote from it. However, California, and can leave them on the
shy bearing qualities ; P. Simoni, in connection with the above diseaseof I can tell what has been done in vine longer, being nearer Eastern and
ditto ; Engre, totally barren ; Yosobe, deciduous fruits Massachusetts, Connecticut, Ken- Northern markets, and the quality is
too small in 'fruit ((Berger's strain! ); Brown rot may attack the shoots, tucky .and Iowa. The buds were in the same proportion to the Cali--
Yosobe,shy bearer (Berckmans' strain); leaves or fruit. sprayed with Bordeaux mixture (before fornia prcduct as the orange.
Berger, fruits too small;jUra Beni, The germ of the disea se passes the they opened) and the trees after But to get the best results for fruit,
totally barren Hattonkin No. i or winter in the form of a microscopicspore. the,fruit had set and then again several both in quality and quantity, we haveto
Georgeson, shy bearer ; Kume, bloomstoo This spore germinates.,, in the times' at short intervals. In some use potash very liberally, and nextto
early; Hanayume, ditto; Bon- spring when warm weather returns. cases ,.ammoniacal copper: carbonatewas the peach the grape is the fruit that
goume, ditto ; Hattonkin No. i or The germ tube may enter young used with equally beneficial re shows results in a very decided man-
Kerr's, superseded by better varieties bud or even-through tender bark, or sults. This is lots of work but thereare ner. When I began setting out .my
ripening with it ; Kelsey, fruit rotting it may grow, as it most frequentlydoes many men who would gladly'do it vineyard some of my neighbors told
i before maturity; Satsuma Blood, ditto ; on mummied fruits.In for a crop of nice Kelseys.Mr. me that the soil would give me plentyof
Red 'N agate, fruit too small.I a few days, depending much:on Editor, I,gave the above infor- grapes without any fertilizers,what-
have been on the alert and made the weather, this minute germ tube mation two years ago to a certain man ever, but I have found it to be quite
searching inquiries in the Orient for will have reached maturity and pro- and then gave him the same informa- the other way, and after trying various
better varieties. Three years ago I duce myriads of spores, but by this tion again a year ago. But this year brands of fertilizers and composts, of
received scions of the White Kelsey, time the tree will also have grown he felt :dreadfully( bad because I could nearly all kinds, I have come back to
Yeddo and Mikado, which have been some and this seeding of spores will not afford to look at his plums wasted sulphate of ,potash and acid phos-
fruited here, and found to be very probably fall on young leaves or even by brown rot: All persons are equally phate when the ,vines ,get old enough "
valuable varieties. on open blossoms where these new powerless to do anything to save to bear.I .
The White Kelsey is a duplicate of spores send forth germ tubes that are the crop after it is once infected have, my vines' planted ten feet
in and with the disease. All who between the rows.and eight: feet-in: the
the common Kelsey shape size, able to enter .the_ tissues. of the plum. persons
except it is of a pale, creamy color, or peach.- And thus this d' minute have worked with this troublesome pest rows, running north and south. 'To
later to bloom and much earlier to plant keeps up its ceaseless cycle agree tjiat it is necessary to begin workin show that I have faith in grapes' in
ripen than Kelsey. through all the spring and summer. the early spring. You see after this this section of country I keep addingto
HThe Yeddo is much like the White The dust mentioned by a corres- little germ tube spoken of before, has my vineyard every year by' plant-
Kelsey, being of a deeper yellow in pondent is made up of these spores. entered' the soft tissues'of the fruitit is ing a few hundred vines. When I
color and ten days later to ripen. The most favorable condition for the free from all danger of being hurt, except plant the vines I use fertilizer, of a
The Mikado is a very large plum of growth of the fungus, and the most disastrous by;such treatment-as will destroythe nitrogenous nature to make the ,vine
greenish yellow color, nearly round; condition for the fruit grower, fruit'itself. A great trouble with get a good start. Cotton seed meal:is
very little suture ; a good though not is frequent rains and a warm season; this disease. is that people are not,willing a very good fertilizer'for this'purpose,
heavy bearer ; a very rapid grower both of these elements are needed by I to bother with the remedy until as it appears to have more, backboneto
more so than any of the Oriental plumsI the fungus.THE. I six or, eight weeks later than the proper it,by holding out longer in its results -
have. It appears to do remarkablywell time,to act. It reminds us somewhat than any other kind. The sec-
worked on the peach stock. It "INTERESTING POINT. of the ,old saying that "there is ond year :1 use the same, with the 'ad-
is the largest plum I have ever seen;jI There is probably no orchard of considerable no use of locking the barn after the dition of acid phosphate, because
have had specimens of it larger than i size in Florida free from this horse is stolen." then I expect a little fruit. The fol-
any..Kelsey I have ever seen. Ripens disease. And no variety of peach or Undoubtedly the best time to beginto lowing years I use potash quite liber-
. about fifteen days after Yeddo. plum proof against it. Even our little save next year's crop is now. If all ally, but' the treatment depends on .
Last winter I added the following wild hog plum in the woods, far from rotten plums and peaches be buried afoot the crop I get; if the crop is heavy I
varieties to my collection importedfrom orchards, has its trials with this ene- below the surface the number of repay the vines by being liberal with
Japan, not fruited yet. I look fungi spores would be reduced a them when fertilizing. I get the'best
forward with a good deal of expecta- my.Every peach or plum that is allowedto thousand fold. results by using the potash in the fall,
tion that I will obtain some grand dry up on the trees or to rot on the The disease has been so well workedout about October or November, and the
prizes next season when I fruit them, ground is a source of infection, and and its life history so well known, phosphate in the spring at the first
namely: Furugiga, OHatankyo (said to nine chances out of ten it will mature to mycologists, that we cannot expect plowing. I have always enough of
be early), Yone Momo, Wasse Sumomo -i and preserve enough spores to destroythe any easy way of combatting it. Dr. I green stuff to plow under to supplyall
(said to be very early), Wasse Bo- fruit of a whole orchard. But the Humphries sounded the keynote when the nitrogen needed, as when our
tankyo, Nagate-No.Botankyo (early), winds, rains, sun and insects are not he said, "while something can proba- lands get to be three or four years old
Sagetsuna, Honsmomo, Wassu, HytanJ always favorable, and so thousands bly be done by judicious spraying here we have a good crop of crab



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to plow under, and if the grass 'lof 150x50 feet. Myshade, which, is justice from a car window. We will York at $I.50 per gallon, and it 'was
looks too'scanty along in June I sow six feet high, consists of 2x4 inch; have a regular steamer line serving bought up to be made into champagne.He .
'cow peas broadcast' and cover them II posts placed ten feet apart, 1x3 ,stringers the''Banana peninsula in a few ,months foretold that this wine would' fall,

.with_ the cultivator, and that''gives a' ,, and on J these_ 1x3? strips on edge:, and even the far distant Canaveralcan but he affirmed that it would be profitable -
,heavy crop of green material to turn spaced three feet ten inches apart., then be reached from Eau Gallic at only forty cents a gallon. He
under:in September, thereby supplying The covering consisted of ordinary 1 J4. in a few'hours. It would interest you asserts that he believed the cultureofthe
a good nitrogenous fertilizer. inch house laths four inches apart.: much to see the escape our orange scuppernongs would pay, whether'
-This followed by half a pound of The, outside .posts 'were braced here groves had from the freeze ; the broad: to make wine, brandy, or even vine-
potash to the vine in October-and the and there by,a 1x3 and a,lath fence, waters of the Banana to the north and gar.
same'.of-phosphate in March gives a three-inch spaces, enclosed the whole west proved: friend in need and the SCUPPERNONG WINE FOR FAMILY USE
crop both in quantity and quality that, for a wind break. I old groves in ,the Canaveral sectionare Crush the estimate how t
barring accidents, will amply repay all The effect of this shade on the plants I loaded with fruit. We have very much juice is in grapes the grapes crushed l,
the trouble and cost. I find that little canal lands the
pot- wonderful. at or railway on
was They once commenced add same quantity of water, with two
ash is a,good''' preventive for the shell- Banana peninsula and consequentlyget
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grow and a half pounds of sugar for every
ing: habit that, some varieties of :none of the immense advertisingthese
to do so right through the win- gallon of water added. Stir the mash
grapes have. The Green Mountainin ter. ''Their _first fruiting ,gave,me over people do. However, althoughwe well four or five times a day, late at
particular is said to shell very' badly 2oo'apples running nine the half have no one to boom us we are
to night and early next morning or
in Western ,New York but I thinkif very ;
crate, and I had taken off and set out gradually filling up-our lands beingas else to avoid stirring, keep the
the vine-growers there would use. over 800 fine slips, and suckers up to good as any in the State and sali- well immersed in the ,liquidthe
4 potash freely they would find it a sure the time of the freeze, at which time: ble to improving settlers at onefourththe best way that can be devised, not
remedy, as this, grape stands at the there 'were fully 150 more maturing.Had boom ,prices asked one hundred having iron in contact with the
very top as regards quality, and is alsoa the freeze not supervened! would miles further fr91I1;'market.W. wine. After the, mash has'''been fermenting -
very early grape: have had a' splendid outturn this year, J. NESBITT.Coral about thirty-six hours, press
There are three cardinal factors in hundreds of Beach Plantation,-Atlantic, Fla.
as 'plants were blooming
it quickly to avoid acetic fermentation.The .
"" """ "" M B
grape-growing: First, use and these then "five |
huge plants, over The Scuppernong Grape. keg or barrel into which the
plenty of sulphate of potash in pro- feet and ''would have
high seven across, liquid is'poured must be filled and
Few even in the South
people, fully
portion to the.strength of soil to
your noble But alas !
produced apples. my some of the wine aside in j jars or
utilize it to, good advantage second understand. the .possibilities\ of this .
; shed was not a frost-proof, and 24 small kegs, to fill the barrel again
attend-to spraying for black rot I hardy native and its seedlings. In the up
your havoc with the
played great juicy; when the fermentation is While
Patent for
and other things third cultivate well report 1873 appears
; beauties. Still in the calamity
general the is
acc.ouni of the written liquid fermenting, place a,grape
'and have always something in : an scuppernongs,
green I am a little,,better off than
some, leaf the and
over bunghole a sandbagon
the spring to plow under. If one does I about fair and byja:" ,man ,narrjed,,,Froelich.: He
getting 200 apples, up the leaf to allow to but
all these things systematically I know states that; he.'was'born and raised in gas escape
to date 275 slips 'and suckers and ; air from in.
he will have good of in one 'of the best wine. districts on the getting
crops grapes .
their seasons. more coming.I ,!Rhine, .and had; worked: i in vineyards This will make a dry wine. If a
; 'j, C. K. McQUARRIE. am now engaged in ,shedding my twenty"a yearsbefore, his removal. ,to the sweet wine is, wanted, use at first;: the
DeFuniak Springs, Fla. new planting of last year and of tHis United :S.tates.. Here he engaged in same quantity of sugar and water,
season", and I am using more substantial the energetic.cultivation of the scup- but ferment on the husk only twenty-

.. Pine Culture on the Peninsula.Editor material and giving a little more pernongs, ,and,had twenty years of experience four hours, instead of thirty-sixthen:
Farmerand Fruit Grower. cover, so as to provide for the, possibility in i this before he wrote. Com- press, and to every gallon of juice
.': The description of the West Palm ,of another freeze. My new shedconsixts paring these with the, vines'of Germa- thus obtained use one pound of,sugar,
Beach Pineries in your recent issueswas of 2x4 posts with 1x4 stringers ny, he spates that the latter yielded only which put into the barrel with the
read with much interest. I am ,' these being ten feet apart Theyare one fine crop in five years, and that juice, or mash; stir with a stick until\
glad to learn that the growers are realizing crossed by 1x3 rafters, on edge, two crops out of five would be poor.He the sugar is dissolved, and lay the
i the importance of shading their five feet apart, and the roofing consistsof began planting fifteen feet apart, barrel on skids in as cool a place ,as
larger and better varieties of plants J I2x2 inch strips twenty feet long. and increased the distance to twenty- possible. Wines, either dry or sweet,
from the rays of the sun and the reflected This gives me all the roof I want, andis five; then tp thirty-five, and, lastly, to must be racked off next February.
heat from the sand, the latter so light that I save fifty per cent. of forty.five. A few dozen scuppernongswill .
being a severe trial for the plant. From material.over a 1x3 roof. I shall make coyer ,an acre, while it takes thou- Barren English, Walnuts.Mr. .
your description of the method of shed- the north and west sides pretty; close sands of the European.He E. C. Williams, Chapman, Sny-
ding, I am afraid they will overdo the but the east and sputh 'will only need found that the greater the distance der county, Pa., writes :
matter, however, and the result be tall the lath wind-break.* I cannot see he gave 'the better for the vines, 11 Having in our orchard two large
and spindling plants, such as I have 'where this mode of covering can cost the quality of the juice, and the quantity trees, nearly thirty feet High, well -developed
'seen where too much shade was used. $259 per acre, as two men erect it t veryrapidly produced. He, fertilized only and branched, of English
As I have had, some years experiencewith and as my old one stood two every, other year, and this was' done walnut, we have not had in all these
shaded plants, and had at, the gales here, on ,the peninsula ,and sheltered by digging a trench a spade deep and yearssince we grew them a bushel lof
time of the freeze probably the finest my plants perfectly, there can be two spades wide, just outside of the nuts from the trees.
little block of plants on the river, my no question as to stability, If any branches, and filling it with a.rich com- I have seen them growing and
methods maybe of interest, and I will further details is pf the, structure are, desired post. The grapes were gathered by I bearing abundantly when trees were
be pleased if I can assist any one in I wilt pe pleased to give ,them, four men holding a canvas and shak- not half the size that ours are-seen
raising, similar plants. either by letter or through your col- ing the vines over it with the back of them all over France and Germanywith
< My little' t of 600 Porto Ricos,had umns. a rake. Five men could thus gatherone abundance of nuts in the fall of
not been doing ,well on first, setting, In conclusion I desire to expressmy hundred bushels a day when the the year."
and,determined, to erect light shade regret that your trip did not in- .vines had been well trained" from the A few warm days in early spring
over them.. They are set 3x3 feet, I elude the Banana river section. ,No beginning. will often cause the catkins or polienbearing :-
with ample alleys, and cover a space.' one'can do this river trip any kind of He sold his wine readily in New flowers to advance: and mat1feiii





before the female, or nut.bearing flowers retary, and Mr. A;'H. 'Manville, all "-.4 ,. ,
of the'Committee except Mr. "GeorgeL. ., .
are ready to receive it. Being I
unfertilized, they cannot bear. In the Taber. Mr. J. C.._ Clark,.;:of. the
;'QJd World, where spring does not Ocala Semi-Trbpical, and Mr:;' E. ,S.r
come till it intends to stay, this differ; .Hubbard, the:well known' horticulturist -
ence in time does not occur. A singletree and'orange expert were present by 1 y'1

or a few scattered trees, are more invitation.
liable to suffer from want of pollination. "After the'routine of business'was '"
than a number of trees growing together completed, Mr. Phelps introducedMr.
because no two trees flower at C. A. '''Boone, one of the leading I
exactly the same time. In a group of business men Orlando. Mr. Boone
trees, the late-flowering male blossoms had upon his arm a large basket of

furnish pollen to the female blossomsof oranges, which was placed before the and aches of an annoying nature, a torturous nature, a dangerous -
the more susceptible, earlier flow- committee with an invitation to par nature, can be quickly and surely cured with PainKiller.As .
ering trees. Most early flowering take. Although the fruit had that
kinds of trees are apt to suffer in this peculiar deep hue indicative of ripe- no one is proof against pain, no one should be without

way, as.male flowers, or even the an- ness, the committee looked doubtful ; Pain-Killer. This good old remedy kept at hand, will save
thers of hermaphrodite flowers, will it was evident,that their' teeth were' all ,'suffering and' many calls on the doctor. For all sum
on, edge from recent in the
mature under a warmer temperaturethan attempts I: mer'complaints of grown folks or children it has stood without
will induce in the pistil- same line and that even now they .
growth .
an equal for over half a century. No time like the
in present
late or female organs of flowers. It were groaning in'spirit sympathywith .*" '
is for this reason that the recommen- the abused consumer of the to get a bottle of
dation is often made to plant such North, who for the last 'month, w'e
trees northern Western have insisted should revel in the delights H
on or aspects,
so that the pollen-bearings may not be of the golden [ ?] fruit. But H Pain-Killer
unduly excited till spring has actually Mr. Boone assured the committee that

arrived. There is probably no remedyfor in this instance appearances were.not Sold everywhere. The quantity hag been doubled hut,the price remains
such large trees as Mr. Williams deceptive, but that the fruit was in reality the same, 23c. Look out for worthless Imitation Buy only the genuine
describes. It would be some years as ripe as it looked. bearing, the name-PERRY DAVIS & SON.
before other trees, planted now, would "Many were the expressions,of surprise -
and delight when the ; : ..
.have orangeswere ; :
pollen. Perhaps some rapid- :
submitted to the test. .
They were .
growing poplar trees, planted so as to "
shade from early spring sun, might be thoroughly ripe and of good 'tone' and bad blunders were made in this respect "True to Name."
of benefit in a few years.-Meehan's flavor, unlike the China strain (Early the? first few years the Boonewas Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower:
Monthly. Oblong; etc.,) which has given us'our being introduced. Other nurserymen In the winter of 1892-93, bought
early oranges'thus far, all of which are claimed to have and sent out ,a number of peach and plum' tre'e's'of
Mr. Boone's Reply. more or less 'flat. From the peculiartint Boone's Early that,I could not swear a nurseryman not 'a thousand 'miles
Editor. Farmer and Fruit-Grower: of the rind, as well as its con' by. ,Mr. W. H.' Holdridge got Early from Jacksonville. Two\ were to be
I thought awhile I would not replyto formation and the interior makeupof budwood from me in May, 1893. :Elberta peaches, two Powers''September -
Mr. Hubbard's letter in your issueof the fruit it was at once' pro- He don't say whether he had fruit :. two Victoria, two Onderdbrik,
ayth, ult., but as he seems to be under nounced of the ''blood' family, although from those buds or not, if he had four Countess, four Florida Crawford I ,
the impression and says I "attacked there were no; 'sanguinary they ought to be excused. Setting '!and the rest of earlier varieties.
,him in a very personal, and very flecks in the pulp. 'Mr. Hubbard fruit in nine months from ,the time jN' early every tree has fruited,,this year,
offensive manner," I want to disclaim thought he detected a grape fruit'' they ere' inserted certainly signifies ,and though every .kind i of peach is
any such intentions as making a per- (pomelo) trace in the properties the early fruiting if not itwo or three weeks later than usual, 'I
sonal fight with Mr. H. But he said juice, and the probability'of its havingsome early ripening qualities, and dam sure I have no peach tree whose
that "the only fruit that had been exhibited grape fruit blood in its''veinswas Mr. Hubbard admits, and says in fruit would in ordinary seasons ripen
of the Boone orange had been further'borne out by the 'peculiar the discussion before the State Horti-- :either in August or September'as some
from the parent tree" which I wrote arrangement of the seed. It had all' cultural Society meeting, that "the fact of these above named varieties are
him in the private correspondence referred the tenderness of pulp, delicacy of I that the fruit on Mr. Holdridge's young ':claimed to'do. I omitted to keep all'
to, was not a plain statement of membrane and juiciness characteristicof trees ,was not early 'is not significant !the papers so as to have. ]lawful evi-
facts, and asked htm to modify his the Malta family. At Mr. 'Boone's Many early oranges, when first budded, :(dence against the party or parties *Jib
I criticism and state to the public that request that the committee give it'a and 'when the tree is growing vigor- ::sold them to me but am certain in my
I he had never seen nor tasted the fruit name, it was called 'Boone,' after its ously, will be coarse and. acid, and ;i own: mind as to who I' got them of.
from the budded trees. He flatly declined introducer-the Boone orange. won't show very early ripening quali- !i It was said that an English nurseryman -
to make any further statement "He'stated to the committee that ties until the tree has got size, age, once made a mistake in the name
whatever, and this is one fact I want the tree had been recently brought to etc." And in his case they must have 'jof a single plant he sent out.. As-'soon
the public to know. his attention on account of its earli, been "vigorous" buds. ;as he perceived it he offered .to refund
Another isin 1889 (November 29th) ness. It was an old tree and'was'evidently Now, as to this "light-colored hy :the money, to send one or more of the
I had never seen the trees that bore from imported seed or,stock. brid" that Mr. Hubbard says might be 'true plants and afterwards declared, he
these, early oranges; I had only bar. The peculiarities of the orange are "properly classed" an aurantium'pome would sooner have lost Jiooo than
gained with the owner for their exclusive that it ripens fully four weeks before lo," I have very little to say. I makeno :that such a thing had happened. I
productions in fruit, and budwoodfor other varieties, possesses a''' fine, rich pretentions to being an orange ex- (might have made a good deal of money
a term of years. And the first flavor and has but little pulp and very pert. It may be "crossed" with grape ;here if I had had the best varieties in
fruit I had from them I think was in few, if any seeds. The committee fruit. I don't care if it is, but if it is, proper quantities, but if one is to get
,October, 1889. About that time the pronounced it a decided acquisition." it can only be detected in the seed and 'something else every time he orders
Rev. Lyman Phelps was in my office But from what Mr. Hubbard saysit peel without' a microscopic investigation. ;fruit trees he will lose money, .patience..,.
one day when I called his attention to was at this meeting that he and Mr. I have never claimed that it was :and everything else.
the orange. He then told me that the E. H Hart made the "comparative extra sweet when first'' colored, but it CHESEBRO.. ,
Executive Committee of the State test' with other oranges m referenceto is sweet enough for ninety-nine peopleout Plummers, Fla.

Horticultural Society would meet sweetness, etc. They must have of every one, hundred. Only one :; Our correspondent should procure
shortly at Sanford, and insisted that I constituted a minority that the pro- other person besides Mr. Hubbard has [trees I from responsible then who advertise -
have a bag, box or basket of the or- ceedings of the ''meeting failed to'record ever said to me that it was too acid. i in THE FARMER AND' FRUIT
anges at that meeting, which, I agreed but it does not appear from They must have been eating sugar just I GROWER.
to do. I ordered them sent over toby those proceedings that, Mr. Hart was before sampling it. It is as perfect a i i .
mp express, and took them to the present at all. combination'as can be'made with acids : Orange Sprouts-Information
. meeting, an extract from whose pro. As to the budwood that, Mr. Phelpsgot and sugar, retaining its juicy characterand Wanted. ,
ceedings (see FLORIDA DISPATCH, December of me at that meeting, the leaves piquant flavor until March. I
12, 1889, pages 1074 and were very much withered at the timeI have kept them ,on a shelf that remained Our Lakeland correspondent writes::
1075)) is as follows : received the' branches, and I would solid and heavy until June. I would like to know what: the principal i
"On the 29th ult., the executive not say it was genuine, because I got If any other gentleman besides ,Dr. orange growers are doing with
committee of the Florida Horticultural Parson Brown and common seedling Shi has fruited the orange, ,I would be their orange sprouts. Are they. ettir g
society met at Sanford-Rev. Ly budwood mixed with the Early more glad to hear from him through your them all grow to elaborate the:sap,' or
man Phelps, chairman ; Dudley W. than once by sending others after buds valuable columns.' are'they pruning off all to one?,! ,-,tvyo.
Adams, president ; E. O, 'Painter, sec- when I could not go myself ,Sfpme I Orlando, Fla. C. A. BOONE. three or four sprouts ?

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:. "\.VIItSQN: & 'I'OOJMER: ,

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Curing: Pea-Vine Hay in the Barn that cost $2 per thousand. In the Ramie Culture. and,produces fibre which is the nearest
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: centre, running the long way, I set upa possible approach to silk. It is pre-
i f; I ,see in the papers a great many line of scantling 2x4, extending'from Ramie culture is again having its pared there by hand and at from 9 to
suggestions to the easiest and most the floor to the roof. Every :eighteen day in the press of the country, and 1.1 cents per pound. The absence of [
a i; economical methods of curing peavinehay. inches up these scantling I nail a hori- many cases' of increased acreage are a machine for separating the fibre was '
zontal strip 1x2. Every eighteen inchesup recorded for this season. The difficultyin a difficulty in this country but has I
My attention has just been called to each wall I cut notches in the the past in handling ramie has been been overcome by the invention of
f a long article in the Times-Union" siding 1x2 inches and Cinches apart, the, decortication of the plant to pro- Samuel B. Allison, of New Orleans, I
entitled: "A cheap Method of''Making : laterally. Through these notches I cure the fibre. It is claimed now, as whose machine can turn out ten tons i
director of the and let them meet it has been claimed many times before, of cleaned and I
Pea-Vine Hay, by the slip 1x2 strips, on clegummed fibre a day
Arkansas Experiment Station in which tho horizontal strips in the centre.I that the question has beensolved.., If Mr. Nathe, a Texas enthusiast, who
the writer claims to have solved the cut my pea-vines in the morningand this is so, the time to devote considerable has been cultivating the plant since
haul in the afternoon of the attention and acreage to raising 1886 his
problem of curing'pea-vine hay. same says that yearly profit off one
ramie in Texas has arrived and it
: It is perhaps presumptious in one so ; acre has been $700. The crude fibre'
day.I ,
humble to 'criticize such high au- use a board of convenient length would pay :qur adventurous agriculturists brings from $80 to $90 a ton. He
.. thority.I' laid across this lattice floor for the manto to look the matter up. Ramie claims that he has raised 'as many as
think his plans very objectionable walk on placing (not packing) the is extremely valuable fibre, and its six crops in one year of the same
in,several respects: His mode of con- hay. The vines'' ,are placed eighteen general utility may be realized when it piece of land.-Express.
structing a frame in the field composed inches thick, then another lattice flooris is understood that rope may be made .
; of'posts, rails, etc., is certainly very slipped in, and so continued until from it, as well as a cloth that resembles Sheep in South Florida.A .
Chinese -
Much of so-called
silk. the
crude, unsafe and expensive.In tho roof is reached. In dry weather new subscriber in Orange county
silk l consumed in the
Florida we are'' liable to get the these vines cure out thoroughly in a largely writes: Could you give some infor-
stack wet any hour in the day, whileit week or ten days; if it is damp two United States, is made with a large mation of sheep-raising here in South
;. ;is_ being constructed or while that weeks are required. percentage! of ramie fibre. .In speaking Florida through your paper, and oblige?
? f -
: hay: or straw is being secured ,to put When the hay is thoroughly dry I of the newly awakened interest in There are thousands of acres of
on,that rain proof top. commence pulling the strips out of the .ramie culture, the "PostDispatch"says healthy flatwoods in Florida, mostlyfree
J Again, what is to protect the sides bottom lattice floor, and take each in : from sandspurs and other burs,
of the stack from blowing rains? turn until all are removed. The hay Professor Waterhouse, of Wash-I where sheep do well, even much fur-
!I Those who have had experience falls down and is tramped firmly, when ington University, who, for a quarterof ther south than Orange county, and
;'1 with pea-vine hay, know that if it gets the barn is perhaps half full of solid a centuryhas' been advocating the yield a fairly good fleece and fine cuts
: wet. before or after it is cured, it is hay. Then I take the same strips and ramie plant, will have the pleasureof of mutton almost without expense to
;;, worthless for feeding purposes. lay other lattice floors over the dry; seeing a realization of his labor. the owner. Then again, there are
But suppose you have escaped all hay till the barn is full.I From letters recently received he learns high, dry, sandy ridges, where one
damage from rain and storm and the prefer to fill one end of the barn: that the Perseverance Fibre Company, would think sheep would be even
.' hay is cured dry and nice. first, and then later fill the other end.I of New Orleans, a company controll- more healthy than on the flatwoods,
i Then it is all to be pulled down from plant my peas so as to have some ing the patents for decorticating the where they do not flourish, but be-

among____._ these rails, loaded on a wagon w ready to cut every two or three weeks ramie fibre are offering roots and seed come "ornery and tickv," as the farmers -
hauled and stored away in the barn from July i to October i. free, in certain quantities, to persons say, and die in large numbers. If
:' before it can be fed to the stock. I think, when you consider the cost, who will cultivate them'as directed ina you can get acclimated sheep from the
I i In all this "pulling and hauling" the durability, the entire protectionfrom pamphlet" specially issued by the wire-grass counties of Georgia, and
:;: what has become of those precious storms, rains, etc., you will cometo company. keep them herded and moving about
,; leaves which the director says "are the the conclusion that the barn is much' The matter has been taken up ex- until they get over their homesicknessand
j best part of the hay" ? more convenient, safer and more eco- tensively in the Gulf States and Cali-- pining, and if .your section is
I He has only the bare vines left and nomical than the structure proposedby fornia, and the cultivation of ramie on measurably free from dogs and razor-
the expense of the extra handling. the Director, composed of posts, an industrial scale will begin in earn backs, or if you are willing to herd
: i By your permission, I will give you I II rails, cover of straw, etc.I est this year. At Tallahassee, Fla., them by day and corral them by night,
I my plan of curing peavine hay. I do don't have to handle my hay afterI and Enterprise, Miss., a start will be you can make some good 'money out
not claim that I !'have solved the problem put it in the barn until I fork it, made, devoting 25 acres to the cultureof of sheep. But unless you are willingand
of curing pea-vine hay," for some vines, leaves and pods, down in the ''the plant. Three hundred acres prepared to take care of them and
l' practical farmer may have a better and side shed to the stock. We all know will be planted on the Fort Jackson & protect them from their numerous ene-
j more economical plan. that pea-vine hay, to be valuable, Grand Island Railroad. At least 300 mies, you had better let sheep alone.If .
My little barn is 14x40 feet, posts must be handled very little after it is acres will be tried in Texas, 50 acres you wish we can furnish you some
!I' 14 feet, with a side shed 10 feet wide.It dry. J. L DERIEUX. in California and elsewhere in the addresses' where you'can apply to pur-
is sided up with inch boards,nailed Lakeland, Pla. Southern States a considerable acreagein chase a flock.
on vertically. The lumber costs $roper *..... the aggregate.The .
thousand on the ground. It is Polk county will have a few oranges plant has been extensively cultivated Do the game laws of Florida pro

j covered with good cypress shingles, this year. for ages in Oriental countries tect the game ?


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YI! good sanitary condition" ;; a good;,big i POPULAR POULTRY FARM .
Poultry. rain does the business and leaves our

-- -- --- yard as slick and clean as.a whistle
::, Edited c by 8.:S. DeLANOY:Apopka:Fla. ,everything: of ,a filthy nature washed' ,F APOPKA., FLORIDA.I .

Florida Compared.: clean out of sight. Again, w.e';' can I
A certain poultryman and poultry raise winter chicks with as little I ".+ J'IIO.OUGHBRED: : + "

editor, who a couple of years ago re- trouble ,as they do;l their: summer, INDIAN GAMES.Good .
moved chicks, consequently fryers dont?
the North Florida
from. to
General Purpose Fowl. Best Table Fowl known. ,
goes on to tell in his paper how to bring 50 cents pound here in win- 'J'

raise chicks, and says the principal ter. Green stuff can be had the year ,BLACK MINORCAS.

\ feed should be wheat, and winds up round if we take the trouble to pro- Greatest layer of large, White Eggs.

I his article by saying that he can raise vide it, consequently we don't have to BLACK LANGSHANS.General .

chicks at two-thirds the cost in Flor- feed our chicks on hay unless we purpose Fowl, Best Asiatic for Florida.

ida, or for one-third less than they want to. Everything taken into consideration -
hen 'ranch
we can start'a
cost him in the North. Swim out, ,
brother, .swim out you're over for one-third less than we could get a A few Cockerels at $i 50 and$z 00. Will cost more next month. Buy now and save 50 per
; your cents. Fowls shipped at single express rates. One half the usual cost.
head; you will have people think that profitable: start 'Up .in the land 'of

you ought to sell them hens at one- snow balls. S.,S. D. MEAT MEAL, CRYSTAL GRIT, OYSTER SHELL, ETC.

third off, and we should not blame ...... S. S. DeI4M OY. PROP. .

them,for so thinking if the facts wereas How to Start.,

stated. When a chick: gets large "How can I.start in the chicken Having other property will sell my Orange and Poultry Farm located on ,LakeApopka., 18
Acres, 12 in Grove. Good building stock implements etc. Bargain price. Terms easy; or will
enough to eat whole wheat, we believe business so that I will not lose all thatI exchange for well located property. Write. .

there is no grain superior as a developer put into it ?" This question was -

of bone and muscle, and ac- asked me by a successful business man
A Ration for Laying Hens.A may be just the things for one flock
cordingly feed it principally as a grain who had just purchased five acres of
and not suitable for another. No man
ration, but we find that it costs us one- ground intending to make out of? it ,a great many readers ask us how to
how much feed flock.
can to a
balance ration for hens and say
third than it would if home. first a laying ,
more we were country My question was
Hens do not eat the same quantity
what to feed.. The following letter
located where it "bow much do into
was produced you want to put different
day. Hens also have
(North), so we would be pleased to the business,"',and I was surprised at from Florida is one that demands attention every The is
appetites. point not to over-
have rise and it is his "all 'it as the climate must be consid-
you up explain how answer, that requires. feed. them
I, Keep always scratchingand
you can raise chicks at cne-third less After finding out what variety he pre- ered. The subscriber says:
I c!I wish to know how to balance a at work.-Poultry Keeper.
aed pay one-third! more for your feed. ferred and would suit his purpose best,'
Now don't fire I his ration for laying hens to get the best ISI
i sweet potatoes or was ready to answer question.
results. I use wheat, oats, a little One of the dealers in hidesin
I anything of that kind at us, or we "Build you a house 10x2,(giving him biggest
i shall be obliged to return the tuber plan for same) which will cost about corn, prepared animal meal, wheat the United States passed through

i that is esteemed in the Emerald Isle. $50.00; send to Mr. B's and buy bran, and have.the Light Brahma, Mi- Jacksonville the other day, having

We know that you are from State about six hens and one cock, which norca and 'Plymouth Rock breeds." completed,contracts for $20,000 worthof
that is in will The writer feeds about right. Be- hides in South Florida. He
great producing the spud; at cost you $30.00; your'fencing will says
least should ing, in Florida his hens can run out there are quantity of hides in
we judge so from the size cost you"-when he stopped me, and any
of the seed we see down here that is wanted to finish the cost of the 'chickens and get green food and a variety. The Florida-25 per cent. more beeves
difficulty is that he may feed too much.If killed this than last. He finds
and when year
supposed to originate up there some I told him I had
where. They manage to get a goodly given him the cost ofpthe a thickens'hewas the ,hens have a free range. only one Tampa.the principal beef-eating town,

number of those potatoes in a barrel, astonished and wanted to know meal} a day is necessary. 1,200 being killed a month. The hides

so we imagine they must raise them in "if that was all the chickens I Bear in mind, however, that no two bring an average of $3.25. Alligator
hens are alike. A balanced ration for hides bring from 150. to $1.15. Those
vast numbers. thought he could keep on five acres
Well, then, while I think of it, I'll of ground. Would I not have more one hen may be unbalanced for another. purchased from Florida and Louisianaare
.. Then again, a Brahma hen should sent to and those from
bet the number i than Europe,
you never thought one,,variety, or buy some com-
have, less grain than a MinQrca, be- Mexico and North America are disposed -
of bugs that a chicken could get in mon hens for eggs, and several other
cause it is less active. of in the United States.Tropical -
his craw in the course of a few hours'ramble questions of the same character,
For flock of sixteen henswe
up there. To be sure, Major, to all of which I answered "no." a laying News.
for the the
hoppers would fill up faster, but the My reasons for these answers were suggest, cold.region'of
trouble is for the chicks to get out- he had no experience, why did he United States, as a morning meal, the

side of them. This is not'' a buggy want more than one variety/:when he following: .C">. rc;... jr.i.
possibly the subscriber is. did not know how to properly take' Clover hay, scalded . 4 ounces ,
country; Bran . . . 4 ounces FERTILIZEECONOMICALLY
We have .never seen W. P. N. writeso care of that one, or did he know a Ground oats _. . . .4 ounces

and he generally manages to workin good specimen from a poor one. It Sprinkle the oats and bran over the *
all the drawbacks that are floating would be better for him to first hecomea AND EFFECTIVELYBY VPROFITABLY
cut and scalded hay. Use four ouncesof THE USE OF X
around loose. We must admit thereis judge of one variety},and then try
It will weigh more after
truth than in if he wished. Seven fowls witha
more poetry a good more, other
it is prepared. Give this 1 r
of five would be able to every Nearly all fertilizers are ineffective because
many of his compositions. There is run acres- morning. On alternate mornings givea Y they contain too little NITROGEN ("ammo-
take of themselves and be in nia") and this little in an insoluble form.
and that is good
thing care 2
one. we can say, pound of cut bone and meat. Add a little NITRATE OF SODA to these and
Florida has i condition to withstand the experi- the result will be astonishing
a good advantagesover
many Give, nothing at noon except to A PAMPHLET FREE :SSSJSKto y
I that he would makeon
the North in the poultry business ments probably
scatter a gill of millet seed in litter. use nitrate and how to buy and use fertilizers --
them. .should he want to most economically. Address I
outside of the cost of grain. Take Why:
At night give the following : S M.Harris,Moreton Farm(P.0.),New York,
the matter of houses, for instance.; fill his yards with mongrels, runningthe
... .
Gaze on the average Floridian's hen- risk of .importing disease when it Bran. . . 4 ounces. .

coop-slats top and sides-and imagine would only take a few months, or not Linseed meal ., . 4 ounces.
Cornmeal .. 6
until he would have
where a hen would be in such a over two years
all the fowls that he could Ground oats . 4 ounces.
trap up North, where eggs in winter pure-bred
I mean two or three thicknesses of accommodate. Now this man spent Give the above every Other night., FLORIDA REAL: ESTATE

board and sheathing; paper to make twenty years in building up the busi- On alternate' nights give one quart of

them frost-proof and damp-proof, and ness he is now engaged in, but he wheat, or corn, or oats, changing the Wanted in Exchange for Unencum-

in some cases heated with lamps or expected to start.on the top, round in several kinds. If the hens are fat bered / .\

stoves to'keep the hens in good laying his poultry yard. What would have give'one-half the quantities.For .

condition and have them come out in been, the .consequence ? He would Florida give only the meals sug- MASSACHUSETTS EDTTABE LOTSat

the spring with whole combs and have gone to the bottom, and would gested for the morning but feed the

wattles. more than likely never .have made an foods at night, giving nothing in the $100 Each. '

Again, we have the best of most of effort to again reach the top. When morning. If the clover meal is varied I -

No learn that the raising of poultryis with cabbage or cooked turnips so '
them in the soil our yards are on. people
matter how much rain and frost we a business, and must be,learned the much the better. Near Station and Bathing! Beach,

have here, we don't have to wade same as any other business, then, and There is no certain ration. Each f

around up to our knees in mud and not until then, are they ready to carryit man must know his hens. No two ?

slush. We don't have to worry how on successfully.-George M. Clark, breeds are alike and no two hens of a CHAPIN FARM, AGENCY. .,

Fancier. I breed alike. The above rations St. Augustine, ,Fla. '
we are going to get our yard in a in East Tennessee Farm I are 3-23-tf


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News. Rural Home. Stewed, celery, with a white sauce. '
State' Our : VyithJgoose"J' ; wheti';rqasted,'seijve applesauce SCOTT'S I IOARBODIGESTIYE'

OmOns/bsquish: ''When'potatoes -
Mark Twain says that caulifloweris Edited by. MINNIE-- GILMORB" MILLS art'served' as1 a'Vegetable' with
nothing but cabbage with a college St. TKomas.Fla!"'>. meat' ,'land only"one! vegetable: can'' be .
education. -'""-'""-
affpraed'Tnaddition<;t ,'it! is more 'appstizing'iisuatly'to.'have' ,
The is large this Repose of'Manner.Our J
guava crop very that one a green g I
year on the Bay. The young trees are great grandmothers taught theirdaughteri vegetable::' Its also' more' healthful; COMPOUND.g .
so heavily loaded that in some cases that' "repose of"manner"* as '. the({' potatoes furnish the' starch : I : ,

the limbs are breaking. Captain Sim- was the first requisite ,of true propriety. needed for: the diet.j ;-Baltimore_ American. ,
mons, of Cocoanut Grove, has i begun No well bred lady would fidget ." Positively the one Remedy for the treat-

work at his factory, and is receiving in' company, ''put her hands to her face, .... ment of

guavas, having engaged a greater part toss her head or finger her buttons.If In some two or three orange; grovesof NERVOUS EXHAUSTION
of the,surplus fruit. The price paidis she talked she did it in a soft voice 'Bloomfield, in ,sections ''bordering .! :.',

7 sc. per bushel, delivered. Last and without gesticulation, no; matter the:lake,. there is a considerable quantify Simple and Aggravated forms of
year he made and shipped a. large how many rings 'she 'wore or' how of fruit, now of good size; and

quantity of jelly,' and I" :Biscayne Bay pretty her hands might be, Sjie:was we can count on a;few oranges over Dyspepsia and Palpitation of the ban_ ,

guava jelly" was quoted'in 'New" York taught even to control l her features: ;j.: there this'' winter. ,At Orange Bend 1

at aiiigher figure than any other brand. that squinting and 'winking the eyes there are two groves which will have
have been a'few' hundred boxes each will Does your food sour after eating? Are
Hundreds of trees planted, and twitching the mouth were not so we easily confused and excited ? Do
during the last year, and it will not be ,I "nice;" and that ,they could and not necessarily entirely forget the taste you you get up in the morning tired and un-
long before'it will take an extensive should be'intermitted in polite socie of 1 oranges i in, Lake .county.-Eustis refreshed, and with a bad taste in the
factory to handle'all the fruit;-Trop ty. ''In sitting 'rieither'the knees,'hor Lake:Region.' mouth ?

ical Sun., the feet were to be crossed, rockingwas Is there a dull cloudy sensation, attended -
These around Dade City have Original'Recipes.. by disagreeable feelings in the
odiously vulgar, yawning and Rura1'Houi .' ,: head and ? '
Por Our eyes
submitted their plans'and intention'tothe stretching were unspeakable offenses, PEAR, 'PIIShce pears thin, not over Are you irritable and restless ?

management of the Florida Cen- and, above all, the?,' hands must be, ripe, fill pie'crust.. Sprinkle\ on'\,cup of Does your heart thump and cause you
tral and Peninsular Railroad, and they crossed or folded in the lap and kept sugar\ pinch of: tartaric acid. Add a to; gasp for breath after climbing a flightof .
promise to aid them in a very practical i there. \ ", little cinnamon,.same, as for apple 'pie. stairs?
Cover,with and bake Does it distress vou to lie on the left,
The farmers pledge to' crust slowly.
manner. growa We plead for at least a partial resumption side?
certain 'acreage of tobacco, ramie; of the; 'old'' forms. Let FRIED! ,PEARS-Quarter pears, take out
Have dimnesso
cook '' little you,impaired memory,
core, in & water till tender 'as
rice, etc., and the Florida'Central and mothers once more teach'their girls,\\6 water cooks out add sugar, butter and; alittle vision, depression of mind and, gloomy

Peninsular will furnish experts to in- sit still in,'com pan j jr, to, cultivate calm 'tartaric acid;; pinch of ,cinnamon. forebodings ? ,
struct the growers in the art of curing ness. Let our women learn to carryon Fry brown, ,and erve., :For future use These symptoms mean that you are
and will build in and seal.Potato suffering from Dyspepsia and Nervous
tobacco scientifically, an earnest'conversation in subdued put jars --- .. Exhaustion. '
them warehouses, where it can be tones, and without'gesticulation; -Recipes.- There is no other remedy extant that

cured. They are also going to establish We used to ''be told that I Tying in, We do become so tired: of seeing the has done so much for this class of trou-

a canning factory at Dade City to bed with 1 hands folded arid eyes'I' 'shut, same. dish ,before us every ,day. Now a bles asSCOTT'S
utilize their products when the flush of was half-as good as 'sleep' when sleep slain boiled' potato!; a good Old standby,
the market is over; the very plan we was impossible: It is quite' credible; but variety, it is said,is the spice' 'of life- CARBO-DIGESTIVE
sd here is little of the'"spic'es'
have been advocating for some time.- '' a
that and u't
flouncing tossing''ab 1
'Potatoes.-Cut: cold boiled
,Scalloped} CQ IjOVND
" Fort Meade Pebble. largely increase the' loss 'of t; streright potatoes very'thin'and: small, and place ,.r !.'
There is a car of 8,000 orange treesat from sleeplessness; as we know; that quart of them''in' layers in a-baking" "'dish, If case has resisted 'the usual I
the DeLand depot with a history; the sleep which is accotnpanied'with season each-layerwith salt, pepper, and methods your of treatment we are particularly

It was shipped to Mr. T. N. Page, who, much tossing1'and' turning is not: as"r l little cream bits; of' butter.rich Cover with grate a gill breadcrumbs of anxious to have yon give this compound ;
on their arrival here, refused to accept freshing as that whi hJis taken1\''quitejy' : or'over very'the'' ? mijk, a trial.
potatoes" season again
them because 'of some overcharge.The Just' so if'''a 'reposeful :manner::is 'acquired with'salt and 'pepper and small bits of 'We guarantee relief in every case should and
will refund
shipper has, replevined them and early in life 'an enormous expense 1 butter? ,-and;bake until thoroughly heated our remedy cheerfully fail tO'produce your the money most grat-
they are now in the hands of the of nervous1 movement'i is spared, and..brown. ,' ifying results. .
Sheriff.. The case will come up before and a corresponding amount'of(''power e, ''Saratoga Potatoes.-Pare two large potatoes Please remember that the appellation
'and cut in thin slices into
Broome the first in very a Patent Medicine does not apply to
Judge on Monday may be saved.Qutldok.. pan of cold waterlet;: them'stand ten min- ,
September, and between that time and ''-.i.r._..__ utes; take put'a:few pieces at a time,'dry Scott's Carbo-Digestive Compound.It .
the present they will remain in the car The Rule Vegetables.' them on'a soft Cloth,and throw them into

and be watered every day or two. ,The usual rule for serving vegetablesis boiling lard: when light brown, take is a prescription put up by a leading
considerable trouble up with a simmer, arid .lay on brown physician who has made stomach and '
are making iand'orie
one, green vegetable starchy paper to 'drain; dredge with salt, and nervous troubles a specialty for years.
as Agent Powe-will'testify." Mr. Page vegetable. If 'a green salad is ;,used< serve hot.Potatoes. We court investigation and earnestlyurge
filed a 1 board;for $5,000 yesterday< and advises the St. Louis HGlob .Demo- : and Cheese-Cut' five or six all physicians to write us for the
was*given possession of ,t trees. He crat," this often takes, the,place :of the boiled potatoes into thin slices and put formula of SCOTT'S CARBO-DIGESTIVE -
has moved,them,out of 'the car,and is vegetable, as at.t. certain seasons them..into a baking dish. .Take two ta- COMPOUND, which we will mailon
car 'of them. De green : blesPOOnfuls of butter and melt in a gran- application, that they may satisfy
now taking good' of the it is difficult in s
year many ite saucepan; add,to'it one''tablespoonful themselves of its harmless character1 and
Land New_ get more than one. Ah excess of of flour*and stir'until* thoroughly blended. excellent virtues.
Mr. j. H. Green had as, fine a grove starchy vegetables should be avoided, Then''' add one-half pint of soup
as was in the county,giving'su, h'gqod as one also has starch in, the form of, and the same amount of j milk. Stir until Scott's Carbo-Digestive Compound I
that he had to let farming : bread and in well l mixed then r move from the fire, I
returns begun potatoes.
and add twoHhirds of a cupful'of grated Is the most remarkable remedy that I
<:op ttons' Igo, somewhat, That With fish vegetables of a delicate cheese; three eggs; well beaten, salt and science has produced. It has succeeded 1
cold Waked ;him 'up, and 'it'' will cheer flavor must be' used, either potatoes, speck:" of, cayenne 'pepper.Pour the where all other remedies have failed.
any' one IIp to'take 'a l look at'his' place tomatoes' cooked in many ways, cucumbers whole over the sliced potatoes; sprinkle Sold by druggists everywhere: $1.00 i
and take a dinner at his home. His of green peas With ''rdast bread,crumbs over. the top arid 'put'' in per bottle. Sent to any address in
the to brown. Serve in the dish inwhich America of .
oven on receipt price.Don't
filled with all could ask beef one serve sweet white potatoes '
table was one may or i l 'they are baked. 'forget that we cheerfully refund
for, and much of it raised on the place. ; or in their place boiled rice; or ;iPotatoes Vlenl1lse-BOll eight peeled your money if results are 'not' satisfactory. -
He has a fine stock of cattle, and two hominy; cauliflower, Brussels' sprouts) potatoes with one tablespoonful of salt in Order direct if your druggist, does,
or three acres of cow-penned potatoes, tomatoes, onions;!okra, ''young beets, onequartof water' ;-when-done drain and not have it.Address., '

eighteen to twenty acres of corn, and beet1: greens, green peas' 'and; ;Lima: piie press even through teaspoonful a potato of press salt;, mix one with half all orders to

the corn would surprise'one; large, fine b ans. The same, vegetables may be eyen teaspoonful of pepper, 'two ounces CONCORD CHEMICAL MFG CO.
ears, and strong stalk; much of it will served with beefsteak,,as well'tas salsify;;. 6t butter,1 the<<: ''yolk of three eggs,'one-half ,
yield (from fifteen to twenty-five bush asparagus or mushrooms. With'boiled: gill'of cream J; al1d1fo_ ounces of- grated TOPEKA KAS.
els per acre, and this on unfertilizedland mutton'' serve' 'potatoes, cauliflower; ; Parmesan ''cheese. -Anx well and form

; everything presenting a thrifty, young carrots, salsify'onions, spinach; the an,egg.f mixture Sprfiikld}into'round some flour balls qn the a size pastry of 500 BOOKS, ETC., FREE, f
level-headed farmer. Some of these or ''any'kind'of' beads that' are green". board roll '
the.potatoes'into. long snapps, mail
Send ten cents and get by return a beautiful -
crops, are on land only fenced in from With boiled muttbp serve caper sauce, thick' in'the' 'middle'and' pointed at', the souvenir of the Cotton States and Interna I
then' wild woods last spring. What cnrrant jelly or horseradish; > ir I, ends; brush 'them1 over with beaten egg; tional Exposition, postage prepaid, and your
and address printed in the Atlanta I
name Journal -
other State can make such a showing? With veal serve''carrots; white'' turnips make two planting incisions pn top of of Commerce's special "Mail Order Directory' I
Plenty of hogs fowls and cattle more or spinach, l lettuce, crabbed' cabbage card, !lay,them,,in} a buttered, pan, brush that will go to exhibitors and hundreds book, 1 1
; ; oyerx agaIn with egg, and ''bake to a fine order firms who will send you sample !
than a living at once.-Welaka item in young' beets or' beet 'greens. golden''color\ m a hot oven.-prairie papers, etc., FRKK. I''
With "and'.a-salad.: ,',l ,' JOURNAL COMMENCE,
Palatka Times Herald. game Serve a sauce : Farmer-, !: > Atlanta, Ga.r I


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that he keeps his Saturday night's
i ACUTE, ,RHEUMATISM.From A sunbeam is it
Dairy.Summer milk and takes it to,the factory Monday a small thing, yet
has a power to fade the carpets'and:
morning j in good condition. One,
'Care of Milk-A New Sabbath morning lie did not' air his the Koowco? Courier,'Walhalla, S. O. curtains, to rot the blinds, and for this '

"\ 'Yiew:,' milk until sometime aftermilkingand; ;For, several years Mrs. Mary Hunter, reason some folks carefully exclude
wife of Mr. William Hunter, of Mountain tHe sunshine. What is the,result? The
like all other the result milk
Dairymen, people, are, was Saturday night's
Rest, Oconee County, S.C., was a con family is always ailing, the young! girls
should be from and Sabbath
I or .1 learning experience. was 'good, morning'smilk stant sufferer from rheumatism and could have white skin and
a waxen, a weary;
: The first1and most pressing question though milked twelve hours
no relief, even though she consultedthe
pinched of countenance.
,I on'a dairyman's mind about thi s sea- l later, soured and partly tainted. This best doctor and tried every remedy expression

son of the year is:how to take, the best' shows us that,the sooner the airing is prescribed by tho most eminent physicians' Their appetites fail. They fall into
of the South But she finally such a bad state of health that a doctor
care of'his milk'so as to make them done after milking the better.A .
i stumbled, as it ,were, on a medicine is called in. In olden days he
st'onto word about cooling. It is not
which wrought.her cure in a simple, but would have shaken his head
For a healthy cnw there are three necessary cool the milk very much.If nevertheless a most remarkable, manner. '
and friends would have
j things absolutely necessary to pro- it is well aired, it will keep for the Such was her experience, and for the word "decline."whispered'thedreaded !

( duce good milk; plenty of good food, night, if 68 degrees to 70 degreeswarm benefit suffering t humanity she con- Nowadays
sented to interview he notes the and' skin
an touching her pale gums waxen
plenty,of good 'water, and plenty of and, as''a general rule, the air liar case. pecu- and "anaemia." He
salt. At 'this seasbn of the ing cools it to this Milk'which ; says
year, degree., '"Yes, it is true that. had chronic rheu- andmilk fresh air and exercise
plenty of good pasture with a little is cooled and not aired is sometimesthe matism of long standing," said Mrs. ,
and often It he knows
chop, or meal is all' they want. In ''worst of'all;''for instance, set a can Hunter to axeporter"and the most cele- a change.
about the darkened ,h6
trcveling; I saw that' dairymen have of milk in a tub of cold water without brated physicians of South Carolina nothing rooms
could efiect But I have been will be puzzled to,
no cure. as why no permanent
learned a lesson' from last' season'sdrQught stirring it; ,the' cold water sends the cured and that "
completely. And she improvement manifests itself
and' that is to provide, feed cream to the top of the milk ; having spoke the words with a bright smile and and ''the will seek-,
possibly patient -
in case of short pasture. formed a skin, prevents the heat,odors, cheerful countenance."I other, advice. ,

The next point'', is plenty. of pure and _taints. from_escaping. though they am sixty-six years of age." she continued -
water. It't'may be very easily understood try their best. This is'one reason why suffer, 'land-about from acute five rheumatism.years ago I beganto The r

; by every one that, as milk contains there is often poor flavored butter; the pain soon'became,constant, and for four ATLANTA WOMAN'S'' ,COLLEGE,.

'''about 'eighty-six per cent. of animal odors of the milk in trying to years I could find no relief. I could not ATLANTA,'GEORGIA.n. .. n r

water" : the impurities 'iu the water the escape from it, are caught and held by remain still in any position, either lying, W. OWIN, LL. D., J
cows drink: will assuredly affect' the the cream, ,and conveyed to the butter sitting, walking or standing. There was \ ;. B. SEALS, A. M., J C'P.re8 Id en tV. 8.

mild, and if the milk is'affected'' pro. against their will, and' spoil it. In no tinued rest until nor ease life itself for me became, and thus a burden.it con- Assisted by a full corps of able instructors in all

duct will be to the extent. nine out of ten the dairymaiddoes departments. The scJentific'method of instruction -
same cases During! these years I consulted several of pursued. Ample accommodations for board-
The. third point is the salt., Experience not know how it is her butter is the mostcapableand eminent physiciansof ing pupils. Session begin Sept. 4th. Address
has taught' observers that not sweet, for' everything else is clean' our State and took their prescriptions.But above, or NAT T. SEALS, Business Mgr.''

cows when getting plenty of salt, and sweet. If a little care had been short and temporary was the relief

other things 'being equal, will give taken with the milk at the start, every- afforded give any by'any relief of them at all., and The some malady failedto

t more and better milk than the same thing would have been right. would return with accumulated force ,NURSERY STOCK

cows on the same feed and water One of the uses of giving cows salt, after every period of temporary suspen-

would do without salt, and I think especially in hot weather, is that it sion, and'at last it seemed that my case Live parties wanted to handle, ,

Professor Robertson made some practical acts as a preservative in. the system.,, was hopeless."About .
this time I received a letter
tests on this very point with some Every 'one, accustomed to testing from my'sister, Mrs. Lucinda Stewart, of 300,000

' eight-or, ten cows, and found that the milk, can tell by ''its flavor, whetherthe Texas, who wrote me to try Dr. Williams'

milk! ,of'those getting all the salt they cows have been, getting i their' salt.I Pink Pills for Pale People, and she told first-class'Orange. Lemon

),., wanted, kept sweet at the same temperature have- no 'doub iof'.whatexer, that; the me how :much good they had done her. Trees. j .
She:had been sick for seven and
circumstances the cows" years
under the same neglect of 'salting spoils'thebutter .
had had two strokes of paralysis. Noneof .
eight or'ten hours longer than the and injures the milk for the' the doctors of Texas could do anythingfor Address at once, -

milk Of cows, having the same feed cheese factory.;: If these hints are"'attended t- her,' and her cure seemed impossible.But .

I and water but 'no salt. to, a few points of progress she was told by a friend to try Dr. & SOUTH RIVERSIDE FRUIT
Williams' Pink Pills and she at last did ,
There are two points in particular will be made in our dairy business.-
that she had taken
She wrote only
'I' which must''be noticed in taking care Southern Farm. so.half a box when she experienced a decid- BOX 2522,

\ of milk; these''are airing the milk and ed change for 'the better, and soon she

'; the temperature. I am not aware of felt like a young girl again, even thoughshe BOSTON,. ,MASS.CALIFORNIA .
,j, I any very speedy way of airing milk, Mr. Jas. Lupe, of New.Smyrna, has was over forty years.old. In a short -
hundred acres of in the time she'was cured and she is now enjoying -
I and at the same time cheap and sim-. one grove ,
Turnbull hammock, and is now busilyat good health."But BUD WOOD
is' the milk
pIe. What meant by airing
. even after receiving that letter it
it the air in thin sheets work rebudding the new shoots. ,
is exposing to was some time before I consented to try
, so that'' the air may come in contact The grove contains'six thousand trees the pills. I continued to receive treat-

Ii I with as much surface of' the milk as nearly all growing; of these he has ment from physicians for a year or'more, IN ANY QUANTITY. I

possible thereby removing the animal already twelve hundred budded with because I.,had little faith in patent medi-
choice varieties. He informs the "Record" cines of any kind. But, finally, being reduced -
odors, which ,the milk naturally receives to a dire extremity,and all else fail- THRIFTY BUDS.
that ninety-five cent. of the CLEAN
from the animal's If per ,
body. ing, I concluded to write for one box of '
the animal'''breathes? impure air, eats buds are growing finely, and 'that he the pills, and I did so. Within a week 11

unclean or flavored food, or'' drinks can show Mandarin buds two to three after beginning to take them I com
feet in length and one grape fruit menced feeling better, and when the first ORANGE.MAJORCA ;
tainted water the milk will .
I impure .
box was used I ordered six boxes. But : (
five feet budded last May.-
be affected and have the taint nearly
: same two more boxes effected my cure, and ,
I j the cow's body may have at milking. DeLand Record.. that permanently, too; for 'during the MEDITERRANEAN SWEETS.WASHINGTON ,
There are various simple ways of past year I have been entirely free from NAVEL:
airing the milk. Take a good, large $100 Reward, $100. rheumatic pains, and count my cure com- ST. MICHAEL; ," I
handled' and lift the milk The readers of this paper will be plete. Since then I have given the pills MALTA BLOOD,
'dipper, up pleased to know that there is at least one : to other members of my family, and in RUBY BLOOD.
into the air and pour it slowly into the dreaded disease that science, has been no instance have they failed to give TANGERINE. "

can', out? of one can into the other, or able to cure in all its,stages, and,that is speedy and permanent relief. I am con ,
from one pail into another. This is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh'Cure is the only :. vinced that the pills are all that Dr. Williams -

the simplest way of airing the milk, positive cure now known to the medical claims for them, and more too. I LEMON.
recommend them to all sufferers. -
fraternity. Catarrh being
but 'I expect that there will be more ."
al disease requires a constitutional treat-
attention given to it in the future, and ment. Hall's Catarrh, Cure is taken internally i 'To confirm her statement of facts beyond LISBON t

some simple means found whereby the acting directly upon the blood I all doubt, Mrs.\ Hunter made the VILLA FRANCA..,
airing 'of 'milk 'will' become general. and mucous surfaces of the system, following affidavit: ''f ,

This is'done simply to purify the milk, thereby destroying the foundation of,the Sworn. before me this the 9tli day of
with it disease,'and giving the patient strengthby May, A. D. 1895. 13RIOE. $3 PER; 1,000.
the air coming in contact
building up the constitution and assisting (L..S.) R. .
I and you will, therefore, see the necessity nature in dqing its.work. The' Notary Public. CASH WITH'ORDER..

I of having the'air'pure with which proprietors have so much faith in its :Mrs. Hunter is well and favorably -
the milk is'''brought into contact, and curative powers that they offer One Hun- known, being the wife of one of Oconoe's

I I this explains why milk stands am} dred Dollars for any case that it fails. to most successful and substantial farmers.No ARTHUR S. AUCHINCLOSS;
cure. Send for list of testimonials Ad- one can doubt her statement for a moment Box 355,
I milk-cans should be clean and their dress, and many:of her neighbors, more REDLANDS. CAL. 'j

I I surroundings pure. I !learned from avery F. J. CHENEY &'CO., Toledo, 0. over, are cognizant ,of her remarkable Reference. > ,

I observing dairyman last week' 2 2Sold by Druggists, 75o cure. .I First National Bank, Redland. '

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out of existence, Florida would speed- Transportation Charges ''Both Call for a Convention
Florida Farmer and Fruit
ily become a great peach producingand Ways. TAVARES, FLA., Aug. 2, "1895.
peach shipping State. But p obably.the THE FARMER AND FRUITGROWERhas Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
TERMS OF! SUBSCRIPTION orange, even in its present never pretended to decide how The undersigned, a committee appointed -
For One Year ............................$2.00 disastrous will tolerate no much it is worth to haul a box of or- at a meeting of the citizens of
For Six Months........................ ..... i.oo eclipse,
In Foreign Countries ..n..u..uu. 3.00 equal luminary. anges or a barrel of cabbages from Lake county to communicate with the
;"Subscriptions in all cases cash in Florida to the .Northern market. We other counties with view'to holdingan
advance. No discount allowed on one's A Strawberry Hoe. freely admit that this whole matter of early convention of the farmers and
own subscription(except in a club), but to \
Take hoe and cut off a
a common fruit and
all agents a liberal cash commission will transportation charges is an intricate vegetable growers of the
he allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby section of the blade in a line from one problem, requiring for its solution State to consider means and methods
them. Write for terms. corner back to .the shank. It leavesan long experience and thorough study. whereby we can overcome the loss 'sustained -
To every new subscriber we will send, acute angle of steel at the corner, No layman, of judgment would pre- by the people as a result of the
postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Garden- that will in between the plants and
ing in Florida." For 4TTTTKVnT subscribers go sume to lay down with authority a freeze of February last, ask your cp-
at $2.00 each, we will send, mellow up the soil, or yank out a lit- schedule of rates on the thousand and operation to bring, about the convention -,
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange tle weed. The hoe is' just as good as one articles transported any more than suggested. -
Culture." ever, and has a sharp corner like a he would to enter the forum and ex- We ask that meetings be held in the
Rates of advertising on application. trowel, to get in where a common hoe pound in an elaborate cause in court several counties and that delegates be
Remittances should be made by check,
postal note money order or registeredletter could not. the principles of English and American selected to meet in convention at Or-
to order of Florida and Jamaica. j jurisprudence. lando on Thursday, the 5th of,September -
FARMER AND FRUIT GROWJSR, The statistics of Jamaica claim only But there is no need that he should. at 2 o'clock, p. m. '
Jacksonville Fla. five murders committed in a year, There is an authority far higher than It must be apparent to the people of

while Florida, with far less populationhad any grower, higher even than the In- all the counties that suffered by the
CONTENTS.New five in one day last month. In terstate Commerce Commission. That freeze of February, that it will be

Japanese Plums; Brown Rot of Plums Jamaica there are Englishmen and authority is the General Freight Agentsof worse than folly to attempt to raise.an-
and Peaches; Grape Growingin Florida.. 515 niggers and the latter are governed- the railroads of the United States other vegetable crop unless there can
Pine Culture on the Peninsula; The Scupper- themselves. be secured a radical reduction trans- .
nong Grape; Barren'English Walnuts. .. 516 i severely but justly-and, if necessary, portation
most of readers rates and also
Probably our are some con-
:Mr. Boone's Reply; True to Name; Orange they are whipped. Here we have '
Sprouts; Information Wanted 517 "Afro-American citizens" who hold aware that the rates on north-bound certed and' systematic process of dis-
Curing Peavine Hay in the Barn; Ramie Cul- conventions, ape government and freight are made by the initial line on tributing the'crop. It is' also apparent
ture;Sheep in South Florida.... 518 rot philosophy.In par- the south end of the route to be traversed that the planting of nothing but vege-
POULTRY-Flotida Compared; How to Start; by that freight, while rates on tables will result in a production too
Ration for paying Hens.tv.............. 519 Jamaica the orange groves are in the
south-bound freight are made by the great present financial conditionof
and untrimmed
OUR RURAL HOME.-Repose of Manner; untended huddles of
initial line the northern end The the for the demand
on country and
The Rule of Vegetables; Pear Recipes; wild trees which produce fruit of no
Potato Recipes 520 fixed character. In Florida the rates on Florida produce, therefore, that it is necessary to so diversify onr
DAIRY.-Summer Care' of Milk;"A New View 521'EDITORIAL.tine straight rows of budded 'trees yield are fixed by Florida lines and the i crops for years to come as at least to
South Florida Peaches; A rates on Illinois produce coming give the growers a reasonable assuranceof
Strawberry Hoe; Florida and Jamaica; the finest fruit in the world. Our
I south are fixed by Illinois lines. a moderate profit. .
Transportation Charges Both Ways; Call Afro-American citizens receive liberal
fora Convention........ .......... ..... 522 often too liberal and have Here, then, we have the anomalyof We believe that if the convention is
Markets; The Cosmopolitan..........;....., 523 their wages poultry in wire fences and sew- Tennessee roads, for instance, deciding held and through its action the matterof
Transportation Insurance; Muck in Compost;; ing,machines in their houses. In Jamaica that it is worth 45 cents a transportation rates is properly

. Feeding for Atlanta.for.Milk......;..Sapsuckers.;:....-. .; .Exhibit. 424 they are so frequently swindledout barrel to carry potatoes: 700 miles, brought before transportation lines,,
Weather and Crops :...'.. 525 of their' ,wages that they seldom while:Florida Toads' decide that it is'wofth"9o not only in Florida, 'but through the
Convict Labor on Roads;Shipping California hire out but live on patches of bananas ,: 'cents'1.' to carry a .barrel l of ; country, that rates ''will be establishedso
Fruitto 526 and potatoes of the same weight the same radically lower than have existed in

.. If enough yams. Floridians go over to distance. Are the Florida potatoesany the past as to 'warrant the hope of bet-

Weather in Jacksonville.Week that elysian island, no doubt they will more mealy than the Tennessee ter returns than we have been hereto-
Ending Aug. 12, 1895 in time raise some oranges of qualityand potatoes ? Are they'less affected with fore obtaining.:

a: a H' Ii.bO 3'sd' some ambitious citizens ,of color black-heart ? On'the contrary, theyare We also believe that by concerted
DATB. cd Po as ..=I = u H w who will desire to vote, to work for'a generally less mealy and more action we will be able to put our cropsin
CIO CIO P4 affected with the black-heart, though the hands of commission merchantswho
-- dollar and shoot
a day to a white
Aug. 6. ....80' 81 94 21 84 sell (for barrel. will make honest
73 .04 they more money per and correct returns -
Aug. 7.......;.79 "78 84 man occasionally.But .
Aug. ......... 79 94 90 75 74 19 16 82 .30,24 the is that will But the fact remains that the Northern of their sales and save something
....... point enough
Aug. 80 88 73 15 80 .00 roads charge about half to'the shipper in the of commis-
only as
Aug IO..!......82 80 91 75 16 83 ,00Aug' not go over there and that these way
Ii'. ;".....80 80 92 73 19 1:12: .00 will much as the Florida roads for the sions on these sales, thereby securingto
Aug. ....... .... 78 92 76 16 84 .34 things not happen. We simply
service. This decision is important the
- don't *'below the same grower a considerably larger
want to get frost
Mean ......;.80 79 92 74 17 83 .92 line." Most fruits of the tropics are ; it is far more valuable than it percentage of the proceeds of their .

'Total rainfall.A.. J. MITCHELL, Observer. what an Englishman would call "feed;" would be if given out by the Inter- crops when sold than they now ob !

*-.-. they are skinfuls of nutritive mush, state Commerce Commission, becauseit tain.In
Where the ,Farmer and Fruit provided by a beneficent nature for I is made, by experts, by men who view of the reports that we have
Grower Circulates.: the sustenance of men who sleep are thoroughly familiar with the tub. been informed have been put in, circulation -

OFFICE OF THE JERSEY CITY fourteen hours a day. To "raise a jects they are l legislating about. it may be proper to ,state
PRINTING COMPANY, row" as well as to raise fruit which But, perhaps we may be answered that there is absolutely nothing
37 MONTGOMERY STREET, } has an edge, a man must stay in Flor- that the rates made by Northern political in this proposed convention,
JERSEY CITY, August 4, 1895. ida, where an occasional frost will roads on south-bound produce are either directly or indirectly. The
We ,have ,received several applica- keep him awake and whet his appe- made on the basis of a thickly settled sole and only purpose is to secure a
tions for price lists and samples of tite and nostrils. Even the flowersof country, while those made by Florida concerted action that will give reliefto

fruit wrappers from parties in Califor- the tropics have little or no odor. roads on the same produce north- the people of the several counties,
nia, who state that they saw our ad- > < bound are based on a thinly settled that will retain our population t.
vertisement in THE FLORIDA FARMERAND The "Market Basket" notes a para- country. Well, what does it matterif home and attract settlers from abroad,
FRUIT GROWER. How's that? dox. Speaking of the Northern the Florida railroads have to run and consequently men of all political

J. A. DEAR, peach crop, more particularly that of four times as' far to find a shipper as shades of opinion can freely and unrestrained -
: Treasurer. Maryland and Delaware, it says: "A the Northern roads do, if, when they meet with a view to a common I
curious fact noted in the spring is that find him, he ships four times as muchas end affecting the material. pros-
Fine South Florida Peaches. peaches near the bays suffer from frost the Northern farmer would from perity of the people. I

more than those further inland. It is the same acreage ? This goes far to ALEX. ST. CLAIRABRAMS.BEN. .
We to mention
weeks neglected the receipt of box of some supposed that a season of dense fogs, equalize the bases of freight charges, DOWD, .
fine peaches ago from Mr. A.a Grant very Fer- followed by freezing weather, did the and the growers at this end may well BEN. C. YANCEY, 't,:!,

rier of Sorrento Fla. damage. These fogs lay near the coast say that they appeal, from Philip of W. T. LAINE, ,' .
Unfortunately and enveloped lowland orchards." Florida to Philip of Tennessee or E. H. MOTE, :', '
he variety was not mentioned by the .. Philip of Missouri. Committee.'
sender, but they were very little, if Talk about hard times. The railway s. "'
any, inferior to the Elberta of West earnings for the months of June and The watermelon crop of Georgia Since our last issue there has been :,
Florida, ,either in size or quality. July at Ormond have exceeded those amounted to $1,500,000, of which the a marked improvement in the businessof

Sifch peaches tempt us to make the for a corresponding period of 1894. growers got $500,000 and the trans-. the country, and there is every ap- ,
remark that if the orange was blotted Ormond Gazette ews. i portation companies $1,000,000. pearance of its continuance.

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to 25.00;_ good to prime, 16.00 to 20.00; <
Markets. THE ,
small and poor, 10.00 to 15 00; prime per ;::.J

carload, 200.00; poor to fair per carload,

.ill JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Aug. 16. 100.00 to 175.00.Potatoes. FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLOQIDA,1J"AQI

FRUITS AND PRODUCE.. Irish' potatoes are in free supply and ,
Corrected by Marx: Bros. working out slowly at lower prices. SONVI +Le.: <

These are average quotations. Extra choice Sweet (potatoes dull and favoring buyersin The Oldest 'National Bank in the State. t
lots fetch prices above top quotations, while.poor price, with top figures extreme. .

lots Grapes sell per lower.crate. ..................... .75 to 1.00 Long Island, in bulk, per 180 Ibs., 1.25 nation This by Bank the United States Comptroller's years of successful Department business,and, has has just had undergone a rigid special examl.
Pears per bbl.........!................ .75 to 1.25 to 1.50; Jersey, prime, per bbl. 1.25 to other period of twenty years its charter extended for an_
Limes, per loo..',.............. ...... .40 1.50 Sweets Va. Yellow bbi. 2.00 to By conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the
Apples,bbl......... .... ..............2.50 to 3.00 ; per strength and ability meet legitimate, demands. highest reputation for solidity,
Peaches, crate......,........ .... ...... '.75 tOI.oo 3.50; Yellow, per i bbl. bskt, 1.00 to 1.25; We invite a viSit or correspondence, looking toward business relations
English Peas bu..... ....._...... .... 1.60 Ch'n Yellow, per i basket, 1.00; North favors shall at all times receive,intelligent and careful ttention. assuring you that your
Cocoanuts...........'" .............. 3.50 Carolina red bbl. 1.50 to 2.25
Peanuts best brand..... .... ......... 4105. prime, per ; JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
Cabbage. N.' Y. each ii............... .8 Yams, Va. and N. C., per bbl. 2.00 to President.
Pineapples, ............ .-.*_........ .02 to .05 2.50. Cashier.
Potatoes, Western... ..... .......... 2.25 Safe ,Deposit Boxes
Onions, bbl.............. ........... 3,00 For Rent.
ngge.-- ......-. -.15 Pittsburg Market.

VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. Pears, LeConte, per box, 50 to 75c.; per READ READ S READ!U

Corrected by Davis &: Robinson. barrel, $1.25 to $2; Bell, $1.50 to $2.25; -WRITE TO THE
Yellow Yams, bush. ........ ....-...... 50 to .60 Clapps' Favorite, $2.25 to $2.50; Bartlett, -
Sweet Potatoes, ......:....... ........ 50 to .60 $2.50 to $4. bbl. and
Hubbard squash, bbl.. .*........ ....... i.ooto 1.25. Canteloupes per
Lettuce, doz. none... ................ crate, $1 to $2; per f-bu. basket, 50c. to L. B. Fertilizer
Celery Kalamazoo..... ..........._ 401050 60c.; fancy sugar barrels, $2.50 to $3.50; Darling Co.
EggPlants, bbl....................... i.ooto 1.25 gems and nutmegs, baskets, 40c. to 75c.
Tomatoes, crates-....'.............i.ooto2.00 .
Sweet Pepper, bu ... .... ............. .50 Watermelons,fancy,large, per 100, $18 to
Okra,. bu, ..... ..... ........,......... 50 to .75 $20'; medium, $10 to $15; fancy, per car, JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA
Green Beans....... ........:..... ....i.ootoi 50 $150 to $175; medium, $75 to $100. Potatoes ,
". Peas, none................. .... i.ooto 1.50 If
Turnips, bunch........................ ::03 to.04 Rose, $1.25 to $1.50 ; Triumph, you are in need of any Fertilizer or Fertilizer Material, and get their
Cucumbers,crate none..............i.oo to 1.50 $1 to $1.25 ; Peerless, $1 to $1.25 ;; sacked,
Pumpkins, each....................:.. .05 to .10 per bushel, 40c. to 50c. Sweet potatoes, Special Low Prices for Cash with Order.
Kersnaws, each.... ......... ......... .05to .10 to red
$4 $4.50 to
Parsley,per doz. bunches ............ .20 yellow, ; $3 $3.50. X>OKr'*r MISt:
Carrots,Fla., per doz.bunches........ 20 to .25 SOMERS, BEO. & Co. This
Green onions,per doz. bunches....... .15 to .25 opportunity a lifetime to obtain Fertilizers at about cost to the manufacturer.Office .
Pepper,hot. bushel,................... .75 to 1.50 f -4 and Warehouse Rear of 26 West Bay St., on river front, bet. Main
Sage*.well cured lb....................... .10 to. 15 The Cosmopolitan. midway and Laura St*.
Lima Beans, shelled, qt, ...... ...:... .10 to .12 Rand l for Pocket Memoranda Rook.
Hens........ -.-,......,.....:;.._.. ..... .30 Not since "The Anglomaniacs" has
Roosters............................-. .25 there been clever satire -
Broilers................................. .10 to .15 so' a society" as CHOICE: : .A.. No. :1T
Turkeys, per pound,gross.........__ .10 Henry Pilgrim Sons, which is
Ducks...................._. ........... .25 to .30 published in the August COSMOPOLITAN.The .
Geese. poor demand .......-.......... involved in woman's of
New Beets, per 100.................... ... .50 to 1.00 problems use Florida
Water Cress, per none........ .i.. the bicycle are so startling and so numer- Grown Orange Trees
Cauliflower doz. none.......... .... .75 to 2.00 ous, under the rapid evolution of this art,
Blackberries, qtHuckleberries .......... .......... that one welcomes a careful discussion of I
none....".............. II II I
Melons... ............... ........... .05 to .15 the subject by so trained a mind and so I
Canteloupes...... ..... .......... i.ooto2.00. clever a writer as Mrs.\ Reginald de Koven. : OR: SAL E.
Leeks perdoz bunches.............. .25 THE COSMOPOLITAN\ illustrates Mrs. deKoven's t tI
Corn, doz .. ........... .,... ..... ... .10 Fruit Lemon and ti i I i
article with a series of.poses by Grape Seedless Grape Fruit. I
I. professional models. A new sport, more
New York Market. I thrilling than any .known* to Nimrod, All trees grown on stock in Florida that was.not injured by the freeze. :Buds from 3 to 6 feet
more dangerous than was ever experi- straight and well grown. Also choice Abbaka and Golden Queen Pineapple suckers, 15 to 20 inches.
Receipts by Pennsylvania railroad at enced by even a Buffalo Bill, is exploitedin Satisfaction guaranteed. Correspondence solicited, or call on
New York pier: 4 cars watermelons, the same issue in an article on "Photo-
1,508 packages peaches and 106 packages graphing Big Game in the Rocky Moun- GEO. H., WRIGHT

muskmelons; at Jersey City, 1 car and tains," before shooting. The idea that ORLANDO FL.A.
21,875 packages peaches, 1,311 packages ten cents for THE COSMOPOLITAN means
muskmelons and 314 various. Old Do- of I
inferiority from a literary point viewis
This week Mr. Nate
minion Line brought 1,200 packages dispelled by the appearance in this Salisbury,
muskmelons and 2,600 watermelons, and number of such writers as Sir Lewis Mor-\ business manager of Buffalo Bill's Wild

to-morrow's steamer will have 550 pack- ris, Sir Edwin Arnold, Edgar Fawcett, West 'Show, finally closed a contract QUICK WORK

, ages muskmelons and 11,500 water- Tabb, W. Clark Russell, Lang, Sarcey, with the Cotton States and International ,

melons. Zangwill, Agnes Repplier, etc. Nor can Exposition for an exhibitionon In selling and paying for Fruits and Veg- .
Apples are in quite free supply and we entertain the idea of inferiority in etables shipped to us is our motto. WE
the grounds from October 28th to GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
selling at slightly easier prices. Bartlett illustration, with such names as Hamilton
and Clapp's Favorite pears in fair demand Gibson, Denman, Van Shaick, Lix, Shad- December 31st. The show will cover BUY FIRST OURSELVES.PLACE BECAUSE They are WE protected NEVER I

but lower under increased receipts ham, etc., figuring as the chief artists ofa in all about twelve acres. by our 40 years experience without default-
and common kinds of pears dragat single month's issue. ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standing :
is the order of the and financial stability which any bank or I
Hay. saving day
low and irregular figures. Peaches in merchants having mercantile reports can
quite liberal supply, but demand active The success of Middle and West here now. Mr. F. N. Varn has thirty verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR
and tone firmer for good fruit, but the I in vines and is METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU Send 11
acres putting out
Florida in growing cigar tobacco almost pea your name for our quotations. Stencil and i r
of the stock is small in size
moreor equal to that of Cuba has been twenty acres more. Bad outlook for cards frte. Letters promptly answered. :jl
less and such show no improve-
ment. green Jersey, sold from 31 to 40 cents demonstrated beyond the possibilityof the feed men, but it will keep lots of FRENCH & CO., !:!

for very small up to 50 to 90 cents for dispute. Now it remains to be money in the country instead of send- I

good to choice, with a': little fancy at 1.00 seen whether that region cannot pro- ing it West and North. Many of our 116 Warren St,, New York. I II

to 1.25 per basket. Delaware and Mary duce a good quality of chewing tobacco farmers will also have corn to sell.- ESTABLISHED 1855. I
land Troths ranged from 40 to 60 cents j;,
Mr. George W. Saxon, the Ft. Meade Pebble. \,:
per basket, with yellow fruit 75 cents to
1.25, rarely a little more for extra. well-known banker of Tallahassee, The Commissioners of Volusia I'

Grapes in fair demand and steady for sent to Virginia for an expert, who county are building a shell road from ,
black varieties but and i:
good Niagara for Mr. Saxon
planted acres
Delaware weak and lower and outside twenty I DeLand to Orange City. Double Bradley Redfleld. Eugene D. Red.jt. Zd.
quotations extreme. Muskmelons\ in and,,twenty for himself. It has done I teams are hired for $2.50 per day, i' 1

heavy supply, generally poor and drag- well so far, and is said to promise a 'and the shell is hauled for practically ESTABLISHED 1871. g j

ging at low and irregular prices; a few yield of a thousand pounds per acre. nothing by the '''East Coast railroad. REDFIELD SON I:

fancy command a premium. Watermelons There are six large barns on the plan- An abundance of shell is to be ob- : G GE

scarce and very firm, with some tation, each of them fitted up with a tained all along the East Coast.- E'
stock exceeding quotations. sufficient to Commission Merchants'I''
Pears, Ga., LeConte per bbl 1.50 and steam heating apparatus Titusville Advocate. .
2.00; Bartlett per round hoop bbl 2.50 cure a barn full of tobacco in about IIj i I

and 2.75; Clapp's Favorite, per round three days. They had begun to har- AND- j I

hoop bbl, 2.00 to 2.50; Catherine, 1.50 to vest and all the barns were in opera- E'RUIT TREES. fl

1.75; Bell, 1.00 to 1.50.PearsCommon tionwhen
unfortunately, one FORSOUTHERN Fruit Auctioneers
kinds bbl 1.00 to
per ,
and was burned to the ground. I
Muskmelons\ Jersey Gem, per bbl 1.00 If Florida can add chewing tobaccoto ORCHARDS. ; .
141 Dock Street, PMladetpMa,
to 1.50; Maryland cantaloupe per bbl her profitable crops, in competitionwith Write for Catalogue and price list. .
75 cents 2.00 Virginia and North Caro.. much the better.
; Virginia, so We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables
lina per basket 25 cents to 1.00; Virginiaand We shall be interested to learn the JENNINGS', NURSERY. CO., either at private sale (which has heretofore been
North Carolina per bbl 50 cents to our custom) or by the auction system (recently.
2.00. Watermelons, fancy per 100, 22.00 full outcome. Thoinaivllle, Ga. added to our business) as you may desire.


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Transportation Insurance 9.; It will keep money at home that desired for the good of the race.' through the, blossom, and l Mr. Waite

Mrs. Harriet W. R. Strong, of Whittier goes;to Eastern commission firms. That this cow should have three promises uV a'detailed t account of the

Los Angeles'county has evolveda 10. It will bring;into this great in- heifer calves in succession during :,this, trouble, in 'a' bulletin soon' to be, issued

scheme, for the better ,marketing of dustry first-class business ability, meth- liberal feeding is a curious fact, whether from Washington; send for this.-

ods and men. it has any,,bearing ,upon the sup=:; Rural New Yorker. '
California products, especially oranges, ...
It will compel all producers to posed natural or not. Certainly; '
which she ably set forth in the Los An Exhibit for Atlanta.
if the condition 'of the
learn that pains-taking and honest improved cow
Angeles Commercial Bulletin of June2'9th' them should result in increased : There is no doubt that 'Florida
packing:will alone bring successful an 'propor '
Although Mrs. Strong greatly '
returns."California Fruit Grower. tion of female calves, it will be another ought to have a complete'nd well
erred in her statement, that of 6,000car verydesirable in the arranged display in the Atlanta 'Ex- I
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loads of oranges produced in South. Muck in Oompost. profitable character of the stock. A position. This is not so important"'lor' '
ern California this year only about half the exhibit of the articles ';'themselves
of in this will
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower,: system, testing cows way
had been marketed at the date of
lead to the discovery of the best animals as it is on' account of the exhibit 'for
letter June 11th that fact need I have about ten cords of muck just '
yet in the herd and these should be the people who grow' or manufacture
not affect her reasoning on the,subject dugout ,and want ,to get. it in shapefor made the basis of, the improved herd.H. them There'are dtizeris'of.. the" arti-
of insurance for fruits'and other'products compost for fair and 'winter gar- Stewart. cles that ordinarily enter into an

en' route to distant markets. We den for cabbages, beets, onions, &c. agricultural exhibit which might justas
the essential elements of her What would recommend to mix
quote you Sapsuckers.; well, for the effect produced, be
proposition as follows: with it, and in, what proportions ? ''
The stomachs of all the seven spe- purchased judiciously. in one of the
"The greatest necessity to Califor- Do you think Paine's Insecticide Lime, cies except the redhead arid redbellied l Georgia counties? as- to be sent'',from

nia today is a system of marketing. It which he brags about so much, wouldbe contained' the substance 'designated as"cambium" Florida, such as corn and other cereals,
is not enough that 'products are abun- as good as the common stone lime? cotton wool '
in the accompanying,list hay, 'root; crops, &c.
dant, and markets ready, and trans- How much lime would you.recommend 'of vegetable food. This is the layer of The,great point is to demonstrate to
portation provided. There is some- ? Would salt be good? '
mucilaginous material lying just inside, the world Visitors that' there are
thing required, a common ground C. H. WARD. in Florida with
of the'bark of trees, and from which people 'sufficient energy -
upon which all can stand, where all i Winter Park, Fla. both bark and wood are formed. It to cause 'those articles* 'fo' be \

interests are harmonized. This, I Take three barrels of stone lime is supposed by many to be the main placed 'there as' 'a representative i of- !
would be found in land which is fresh and still in form
suggest, can stone .
the State. Of this
object sought by woodpeckers. Except course, harmless
transportation insurance, which shouldbe (air slacked lime will not cut as it little ;
deceit would
in 'the case of 'single species the not apply'to the
formulated to combine" the requisite should:)' Slack it, with water enoughto '
stomach examination' does not bear tropical f fruits and many:other products
features of ocean transportation and make dry powder; not'a mush as out this view, since cambium if pres- peculiar' to Florida. Of ,course, also,
personal! accident insurance. you would for whitewashing. Mix it ent at all, was in such small quantitiesas we'do'not advocate any such piece of I
The insurance can be partial or with the muck together with_
500 to be of 'no practical importance.: sharp practice, but we use this merely, !
complete. It cover freight on pounds double manure salt and 800
may ''
The yellow.bellied woodpecker, how- as an illustration to show the necessityof
fruit also. In short, land transporta- pounds acid phosphate. You do not
ever; evidently fond of this substancefor having an exhibit there to demonstrate -
tation insurance will establish link what of muck it is. ,Un
a state variety of
in the stomachs examined it formed the enterprise Florida aside
or bond of confidence between growers less it is "salt muck" you will proba-
twenty-three percent of the whole from its soil and climate.:
and This must be estab-- need reinforce the in
buyers. bly to nitrogen
food for the year. It was found in Much the greater part of? these exhibits -
lished, for our home market is noth- it, which you may do by adding 500 thirty-seven stomachs, most of which'were as conducted ,in America are I
ing, and our foreign market is across pounds cotton seed meal. '
taken in, April'and October. Of merely a turning of the'crank, a:space
the sea or continent, 2000 to 4000 eighteen stomachs ,collected in April, filling device to impress the multitudewith

miles from our orchards. 'eedlnll"for' Milk.A sixteen contained cambium, and ,one, 'a,sense of force and bigness.The .
Take the orange product this year, case in point may be given to of-the'remaining contained no'vegetable Western States and California

6000 carloads at an insurance of $25 show how the native stock even possesses food"whatever. Moreover, kg the understand these things, and, they

per car. This would be $150,000 paidto the ability to consume large true cambium is a soft and easily 'digested spend five hundred bushels of torn'to

the company. The actual cost ,of quantity of food and turn it into but- substance it is probable: that, erect a "Corn Palace/" or a 'hundred :

inspection, etc., could not be more ter. A small native cow of good what is usually found in the'stomachsis boxes of oranges to construct' an '

than five dollars a car, $30,000, leav- shape and with favorable indicationsof only the outer and harder part,' "Orange Locomotive. Men,of taste

ing a profit of $120,000 for the com- being good subject for testing in which therefore represents ra much despise such a 'behemoth kind 'of art,

,pany, with possibly of not more than a this respect was purchased for $I 9. larger quantity. The extent of the' but if '!it seems to Imp's susceptible J-

working capital $20.000. She had a calf two months old, and injury done by destroying cambiummust mind of the possible immigrant,
There is actual
practically now no was milking eight quarts of milk a depend on the quantity taken by all' means let this harmless 'mound-

loss in orange shipping. Cars rejected day from which four pounds of butter from individual trees. It is well building go on.

on demerit could not be so rejected weekly was made., By gradually feed- known that woodpeckers sometimesdo Florida 'ought to have at the At-

if there was behind the groweran ing corn meal until eight quarts a day serious harm by removing the outer lanta, Exposition an obelisk} of phosphate -
insurance firm that \
though grower was consumed along with fairly good bark from large areas on the trunks of a pyramid of pineapples (even
be the far Pacific coast.
!may on away pasture and two bushels of cut grass fruit trees. The rings of punctures if they have to''be preserved artificially -
Banks would with
no 'difficulty from a lawn, the milk increased to often seen around the trunks of apple ,) a house stuccoed with cleaned
in collecting on bills of lading' ; the twelve quarts a day, but the butter increased trees are certainly the work of the sap- rice, &c. :

railway companies would be sure of to nine pounds'' weekly. Thus sucker, although sometimes attributed > <

freight and would be willing to pledge the percentage of butter in the milk to the 'downy and hairy woodpeckers.But Mr. Alexander W. Smith, Chief of

service that they cannot now by rea- increased from three and a quarterper the bird is not sufficiently 'numerin the Department of Public Comfort,

son of the unsubstantial condition of cent to five per cent., while the most parts of the country to do has arranged with the Pullman, Sleep .

the growers. milk increased fifty per cent. in quan- much: damage.-U. S. Gov't Bulletin. ing Car Company for three hundred

SUBSTANTIAL ADVANTAGES. tity.It --- .-- sleeping cars,'.to be parked on the'rail-

1. No necessity for growers to sign is a curious coincidence and a Cutting Pear Blight in the Fall. road sidings in and about,Atlanta) and)

papers releasing the railroad company verification of a supposed law of nature Mr.: Waite, of the Department of has'arranged with the'city for the nec

from damages, thus opening the door that this cow, since her keeping Agriculture at Washington, 'has been essary sanitary' service: These. sleeping -

for the loss of all fruit and, freight. under this method, which has now makinga special study of this disease, cars, will accommodate 'between'

2. It means ready money to growers. continued for'three years, has had all and concludes that the proper'time to 7,000; and' 8,000 people,' 'arid will''fpe

heifer calves. It has been suggestedthat cut out the parts is in the fall after all rented for $i per''night.. Mr. Smithhas

3. It means the reputation of a man's when animals are well kept and growth has stopped. With the cessa: secured {from the' Southern Rail-

products established.; have an abundance of food the natural tion of growth in the tree, there is a way, sidings enough to:accommodate

4. No risk to railroad company in proclivities should be to an increaseof corresponding checking 'of the spread one-third of these,cars, and expect {'to' ''

collecting freight. their number by the birth of females of the disease, so that by waiting until place the rest with the otjier roads.

5. It means a sure market and all ; and that when feed is scarce fall or'' winter, one,is more' certain' 'The listing of rooms J by the Public

products sold. and the race is in danger of starvationthe I to get all of the diseased parts than Comfort'' is very satisfactory, and includes -

.6. Buyers will have no risks; they \ number should decrease by the. would be possible when 'the bacteriaare 'apartments jn 'm nr of. the

will know when, how and what theyare birth of an excess of males, and that i actively at work in the summer or handsomest ,residences 'in the' city.:

buying. the increase or decrease in number growing season. In cutting 'out, always Public spirit has' been appealed to, as

7. It will renew the reputation of should keep pace with the supply of cut off the branch several inches it"'was in Philadelphia, during the Centennial -

California, etc. food. This seems to be reasonable, below where it appears diseased, to and the'disposition' the peo

8. It will prevent the shipment of and if.any such law at all should exist insure the destruction of all the bac- pie of,Atlanta 'is}siich' as'to make this

frozen and unripe fruit. Fruit not this would seem to be a 'wise pro teria. The general opinion has been (Feature more 'Jhorbtigh'than it has ever. ''

insured will find no buyers. t vision of nature or the end most to be that the disease enters the tree' been at any great Exposition '


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H. '0 THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER. .. _. ...___ .'. : : '.bib.
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WEATHER. AND OROPS. winter crops are going on. Sumter''!! 1

county gathering corn. Pastures are
'.JACKSONVILLE. ,. FLA.., Aug. 13, 1895.. fine, and, cattle looking well. Orange '
WEATHER. CONDITIONS. trees growing finely. Some low landsin Exhausted ,;

Marion county received too much

Tempera-ture (I) Preclplta-tion ((2)) shine.Sun- rain, and, as a consequence, potatoesare c are made to produce larger and better crops by the
DISTRICT -- not doing so well. Corn
crop ,
NorCur mal rent- mal NorCur rent.- F or Week and a large quantity of hay is being use of Fertilizers rich _in Potash. _

-- saved. Distribution of moisture in Write.forpur "Farmers' Guide," a 142-page illustrated book. It

,Western.. 81 80 2.04 i bq I Hillsborough county not satisfactory.Near is brim full'of! useful information for farmers. It will be sent free, and

Northern.: ,. 82 81 1.47 1.05 ..a. u Tarpon Springs refreshing showers will make and save you money. Address, ,
H would be timely. Crops, however, c
Central.... 81 81 1.48 1.14 e Po are'generally satisfactory. GERMAN KALI WORKS, 93 Nassau Street,New York:
Southern.. 84 81 1.22 1.66 c(1) -- Southern District Weather satis- .

factory over the district with flatter-

.( ) Degrees Farenhelt ing crop indications., Corn matured JOHN L. 'MARVIN, .
(2( ) Inches and Hundredths.
and quantifies of fodder and hay President. .
housed. Sections continue planting Cashier. .' Assistant Cashier. .
While. rainfall, for the State has cowpeas and sweet potatoes. Fruit CAPITAL, $100,000.

been. fairly"'general, .the amount was interest progressing nicely. Pineap-

less than for previous week. Showers I ples making fine growth in Dade,' ''THE MERCHANTS'!' NATIONAL :BANK

were well\ distributed, excepting Brevard and De Soto counties.
over section of Vblusia and Hillsborough Banana plants show good growth. JACKSONVILLE ,
counties. Over sections of this Orange sprouts growing rapidly. ,

territory copious rains would, be acceptable E Respectfully solicits you'Deposits, Collections and Gene.. .

:though at this time nothing SUMMARY BY COUNTIES. Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .

i is. suffering: .for, lack, of moisture. All Western District: '

cereal and food products are .satisfactory. ; Santa. Rosa-Hay is making and INVITED: ". ,,
Cotton, as .jadvices. .indicated plentiful. Sweet potato crop good. DIRECYrOR: t
for 'last week, continues unsatisfactory Milton, 80; rain o.-Carlovitz. John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin
over, the greater portion of the State Liberty-The work has been favor-, H. T., Baya, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald,
Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson .
cotton belt. Fall and winter vegetable able for fodder. All crops doing ;
Or' H. Robinson.
.plai ing i is ,being pushed with a well except cotton which is shedding.',;: John E. Hartrldfife.'

propitious outlook at'present. Fall crops in fine condition. Bristol.

Western District The rainfall over -McAliley. SAVINGS AND TRUST BANK

the district; was markedly less than Escambia-.Hot and showery.,

previous week; In ,.fact,it,can be said Nothing doing out of doors. Saving OF 'E' QRIDA: ,

that the :week was a seasonable. one, fodder. Large amounts of pears on! JACKSONVILLE.OAPITAL .
and''all crops are doing finely with the the trees. Molino.-Trimmer. ; .. $50,000.

.exception ,of cotton, which continues Northern.* District, : H. ROBINSON, President. W. J. HARKI8HEIMER, Vlce-Prea.,
j j.Alachua
'i in. an unsatisfactory.i state, 'over the '. -Fodder saved in ,good TVM, ,RAWLINSON, Cashier,
greater.portion of thedistrict.; Fodder! condition. Potatoes, peas and pin-j '
pulling: has been finished;;: hay being' clefs doing well. Cotton rusting. DIRECTORS' : : ;

housed., Sweet potato crop good(; and Archer, 81 degrees; rain, I2I.An; ROBINSON J. HILDEBRANDr, P. E. MCMURRAl(,
plentiful. The corn is I R. H. LIGGETT,
crop exceptionably druss. J. A. HENDERSON, C. C. ROBERTSON, W. B. OWEN. .,

fine..Northern. Nassau A little more rain is' Collections made on all points of Florida, and Remitted for on day of Pay
DistrictTemperatureaveraged : !
needed here on high lands. Getting ment. Active and Savings Accounts Solicited. Interest Paid on -

!nearly normal, with! .a de- dry. Amelia, 80 degrees; rain o. :, Savings. .,
ficiency in moisture. ,As a;whole, the Jacques. :
conditions were more favorable than' !;
rain this week
Suwannee-Heavy ,
during the preceding, week. Cotton( but less than last week. Fodder pulling FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.

.is reported as improving in .Suwannee; :about over. Cotton doing veryi "

county, though, still unsatisfactory in well. Very little change since last'' .
.Baker and, Madison, ''where shedding Peaches Pin- An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to. the
report. nearly gone. best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL $300<000.)
I arid,rust reports dominate. The only] ders, cane, sweet potatoes, peas and BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
order. Write for list and terms. '
county reporting the need of moisture,, rice, doing well. McAlpine.-Block. price
,, is ,Nassau, and this deficiency is confined -' Madison-Corn is best in history of GEO. R..FAIRBANKS President.-: OFFICERS :-D. GREENLEAF, Vice-President.
to ,the high lands. Fodder;'| ALBERT M. ivfes, ,Gen'l Mgr. and Treas. ''M. P. TURNER tiecretar)".
the coumty. Peas, pindars and sweet' DIRECTORS-Geo. t. Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E.G. Hill Bradford, Co.: Dr. E. E. Pratt
. saved in very good condition in .A1jachiia -!: potatoes good. Cotton is not good.. Hillsboro Co.: John Fabyan, Lake Co.: Hy Crutcher Orange do.; D. Greenleaf, Duval Co.;
Potatoes and J. D. Mead, Duval Co.: A. Brady Brevard CO.L; F. G. Sampson, Marion Co. ; C. V. Hillyer,
county. peas Rust and blight reported. Ellaville. Marion Co.; John M- Bryan, Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. S. Moreman St.
. Binders doing! well. The sweet potato -, ,Sammons. Johns Co.; O. } ,. A. Bielby, 'Volusia Co.; Irving Keck Polk Co.Address'all '
I I correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla., Stencils,
\ crop is unusually large,. and, Leon-Weather improving. Fod-:, with full packing and snipping instructions furnished on application.
many sections, are putting some in der pulling progressing. Cotton rust-, '
/ market. Peaches and other fruits are and ,Corn best in r
ing shedding. years. JOHN CLARK SON\ & CO:
sections. Cane
\ getting scarce.in some ,Bradford ville.-Bradford.St. ,

promising, with a flattering outlook,, Johns-Week fair {for work;i
for rice. ,One ,correspondent states, : Some heavy showers. Corn unusually Grocers and Commission Merchants'
that corn in Madison county is the promising. Switzerland.Steele. .

best in its history. Baker-Another bad week. Cottonon DEALERS, ,

I.I Central,District-The week has been low lands is badly damaged-,, Coal, Hay,' Grain., Wines, Liquors, ./
seasonable and work
generally good scaled.. Too much rain for peas, pin-.
h'as been done in housing fodder and dars and potatoes. Fodder pulling, Cigars, tobacco, Etc. '. ., ,i
hay. The regular and special corn reports done.
Macc1enny-Reed. : ;
'shoW that the yield will be large, Jefferson-Rather too much rain for J"oksonvii1e, Jrloric1.a.: I,

as a correspondent says: "There will cotton, which is beginning to open.A t
be plenty of meal in t the State. Rice good crop of corn is matured., Cane .PRICE-LISTOFWHISKIES; : ,

oh hammock lands is doing exceptionally MANONGAIIELA RYE..............-......ft 5<> CABINET BOURBON... ......;.,.,... .96 oo j
There is looking well. Monticello.- PARKER ...... ............ ...... ........... I 75 MARTIN RyE...../........ .................-300
well. a large crop in ORANGE VALLEY i.......... ........ ..... 2 oo VIRGINIA GLADES............... .......... 4 op
prospect for Orange county, where advices Central District! : SPRING VALLEY........ ................. 250 OLD BOURBON............ ........ .....IS oo
J BALTIMORE CORN- ,.... '.................. a oo KENTUCKY SOUR :MASH..,............... .500
show; the grain ,to .be. heading Orange-Fine season for potatoes. NORTH CAROLINA CORN... ............. a 5 OLD BAKER......... .............,..........500
heavily. In the t future thIsy1l1 be one Early field peas matured. Late planting CLIFTON CLUB............. ............. 300, MONTROSE VELVET RYE.....:............'. 6 ob

of th'e, staple, crops of ,the, ,coun y. growing finely. Buda, 80 deg ; JUGS EXTRA: One gallon, 256; two gallon, soc; ,(hree gallon, 750 Remit b'y' ''post-office
; rain money order, check or registered letter.wiWe cannot ship C.JO. 1). Remit: with order; -. i
field 2.60-Proctor.
Sweet potatoes, peas, egg plantsand A complete price-list Groceries and Wine List, sent free on application.. <: j ,,. .>
late vegetables satisfactory. Ac- Volusia-Potatoes, peas, eggplantsand
tive preparations for planting fall and rice looking well. Good week JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.

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for'hay. Corn excellent. Barberville.Hill. : One of the largest dealers has writ- A gentleman Franklin county STRAWBERRY PLANTS Improved for Plants sale.at one For dollar well-

ten to White & Co., the London auc- sold watermelons at seven, cents each, and a half a thousand ($1.50)) f. o. b. AddressE.

Sumter tioners rebate the and then cleared He .Hardaker, Lakeland. Fla. 8-10-3
Gathering corn begun. demanding a on $40 per acre.

Too much rain for hay.. Pastures fine. ground that the fruit is not a desirable couldn't do that with cotton.Florid- T Ri>IFFDancv TangerlnesJaffa;!Malta Blood

trees Cattle kind. Phil. World.Convict and ever bearing budwood, From healthy trees
Orange growing finely. Grocery
that have been bearing for four:years and have
,looking well. 'h never had red scale or white fly. Identity positive -
ian.FLORIDA Cyrus W. Butler, St. Petersburg. Fla.
Oxford-Eighty.two degrees; rain, Labor on Roads. -3-3

44.-Borden.. There is much dissatisfaction in vari- '
deal on wire netting. Prices cut in
Orange-Crops continue to look ous parts of the State over any proposition Its Wonderful Climate Resources ANEW. We pay freight. Write for our latest
well. seasonable rains Amsden, Ormond, Fla. -7-i-tf
Very ; good looking to the employment of con- price-list. E. W

since last report. Oviedo.-Crutch- BROWN STARK and MEDITERRANEAN -
vict labor in any enterprise in which it Etc., Etc. Sweet Budwood. Villa Franca and

field. can come in competition with free Belair Premium Lemons from thriftiest grovesin

Lake-Heavy rains fell 6th and 7th; labor. It is difficult to conceive of Marion County. Sutton & Schwarz, Candler 8-io-a,

2.43 inches fell from 6 to 7 p. m., 7th; any department of human activity in Information upon all subjects pertaining Fla. .,

nth, 2.50 fell in one hour and ten'min which this competion would notarise., FARMING AND FRUIT GROWING BUDWOOD. From 50 varieties of bearing Or-
utes. There has been either too much I ange, and Grape Fruit trees. Also
What is the State do with the
to con- Rough Lemon and Sour Orange Seedlings: ,for
,rain or it was too threatening to do i victs anyhow? Granted that in When and what to plant for profit. The care of sale. Nursery trees budded to order now for
an GROVES since the freezes. Also email
groves Trimble
future delivery at low prices. W.K. ,
much haying. Florida clover cut on economic view hanging is the poor- and what best to plant. Care of Braidentown,Manatee Co., Fla. 8-10-3

6th was badly injured or ruined. Eus-
est use to which a man can be put, it PINERY
tis, 82 degrees ; rain, 5.26 inches: is nevertheless true that To make room, twenty Brown Leghorn, eight
some are now
Light Brahma, five Plymouth Rock hens,
Morgary. confined as convicts who ought to have Varieties for profits. VINEYARDS, Etc., Etc. thoroughbred, only fifty cents apiece. Mrs. C.

Marion-Rain every day. On wet ,Gomperts, Lady Lake, Fla.: 8-10-3
been hanged. But they did not all Over 25 years experience by one who can save
land potatoes injured. Corn crop fine. you hundreds of dollars. No hobby to ride, no
deserve hanging, and what is to be horn tested and and ORANGE Seed-
to blow. A party that has tried, ROUGH LEMON SOUR
Hay very good; large quantity will be done with those who are imprisoned ? spent over Fifty Thousand Dollars in Florida.All for Sale. Clear Water Nursery, Keene,
saved. McIntosh.-Boss. letters answered,no matter how long, for Florida. 8-3-4'
Even i if(the State had a penitentiary 25 cents, silver. .

Southern District large enough to confine all its convicts ROBERT G. BIDWELL, 150 000 STOCK CITRUS TREES FOR

they could not in industry Arlington Nurseries, SALE. Grape Fruit Seedlings,
Lee-Timely rains during the week. engage any Sour Orange, Sweet Orange and Rough Lemon
Preparations being made for fall whatever without infringing more or Box 147. Orlando, Florida. Seedlings, 65,000 Seed bed Grape Fruit Scions;
gar with a large stock of all Standard Varieties of
dens. Planting cowpeas and sweet less on the chances of honest men for budded Orange, Lemon and Limes, now grow-

employment. True that competitionwould ing for this fall and winter planting. The Lake-
continue. Citrous "
potatoes family CENT-A- WORD COL UMN.
land Nurseries, C. M. Marsh, Prop., Lakeland,
.progressing,finely. Myers, 83 degrees ; not be so apparent if they were Polk County, F a. 8310.
locked within thick walls but it
rain, 0.98.-Gardner. RATES.-Twenty words, name and address, GRASS for Iawns; and Permanent 'Pas
Dade-Weather warm; light south would be none the less actual. If one week 25 cents; three weeks 50 cents Noth- BEST in good pine and hammock land. Lou-
Florida had a sensible and ing taken for less than 2$cents. isiana Grass (Paspalum platycaule). Roots 25
winds no rain during week. Lemon thorough Advertisements for this column MUST be '
; pre-' cents pet 100 by mail. W. H. Powers, Lawtey,
City.-White. whipping post system some. of these paid.Send. Fla. tf '
no stamps larger than two cents. _
Brevard-Week generally dry but convicts could be flogged and turned Initials and figures count as one word.
A RARE BARGAIN. A good paying dairy and
some sections got local showers. Pine- loose. But with, all the makeshifts business for sale in Tampa, consisting of 50)
there would still remain of FOR SALE. A Pitcher Pump with fourteen ((14)) cows, Jerseys, Durhams and other blooded stock,
apples making fine growth and prolificin a body of i}# inch pipe, $5.00. Delivered in horses,wagons, etc. Also very rich garden landsin
suckers. Sweet potatoes lookingwell. criminals; and to employ these in pro- Jacksonville. M. Chesebro, Plummers, Fla. center of city, on line of electric railway andF.
8-17-4 C. and P. R. R. irrigated by several flowing
labor would be better
Banana plants showing good certainly artesian wells,' unsurpassed tor celery culture.
for all parties concerned than to Apply to Clark*on Bros. at Ybor City. Milk
growth. Atlantic.-Nesbitt. E\ Alabama Newnans and Alabama
DeSoto-Showers. Corn I. maintain them in idleness.In Ann. clouds. _Admitted by all .who sales- now from fifty to.sixty"gallons per diem.
crop reports have seen them to be the best Strawberry Plantsin
from the county show an unusual short, we see no solution of this the place. Price $1.25 per 1000, f. o b. B. STRAWBERRY PLANTS-100,000 for sale..
Padgett, Lawtey, Fla. 8-i7-tf and Alabama Cloud. Strong
vexed of convict labor
. yield. There was a larger area planted problem exceptin well-rooted plants. Good packing guaranteed.

than ever before. Avon Park, 82 de- a revolution of public sentiment IN FLORIDA. For Sale or Rent. A cottage of |i.50 per 1,000, f. o. b. R, Puddy, Lawtey, Fla.
rooms, furnished. Near station store, 7-20-4
grees; rain, 1.30.-Thacher. which will cause the voters to elect school and church. Address, Mrs. Barlow,

men to office who will not hesitate to Huntington, Fla. it r OR SALE CHEAP, a fine lot'of seedlinggrapefruit

NOTE.-Correspondents will please hang when necessary, to whip when NEW JAPAN PLUM BUDS. White Kelsey, trees, 3J4 years old, 3 to 4j feet high.S. .
M. Stephens, Lakeland, Fla, 7205.
do,Mikado, Weeping Blood Plum, Unknown -
endeavor to have cards reach the cen- necessary, and to keep the incorrigi.ble Furugiya, Hatankyo, Wasse Sumomo,

tral office by Monday night.A. remnant as much secluded from the Yone Momo, Wasse Botankyo, NagateNoBotonyo STRAWBERRY PLANTS Alaba Newnans
Sagetsuna Honsmomo, Wassu. Hytan Good strong, healthy plants,
MITCHELL Director. observation of honest men as possible.It Kayo The best lot Write for
J. ever imported. $2: .oo per 1000. Special rates on 5000 lots or Over.
is certain prices of buds or trees. Seed of Citrus,Trifoliata &
very that the honest Address Daveny Kimbell, Lawtey, Fla. 6-29-4
ready in September at $i per pound in the hull.
men of Florida do not maintain very Seed of Cassabanna (Benincasa Cerifera) ready
Shipping California Fruit to in November at 50 cents for 20 seed, J. L. Nor- rPILGHMAN'S CONDITION POWDERS will
roads and if *
the criminal
London.It good mand, Marksville, La. 8-17-6 make stock eat and grow fat. Given as a
can be (forced to do it there will be a drench to stock that will not eat. Sample package -
now appears that the experimentof NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOODSatsuma : by mail 35 cents. W.G. Tilghman, Palatka,
distinct gain. U Fla. 6-29-20:
Parson Brown. Stark's Seedless,
sending California fruit to Londonwas Jaffa, Tangerine King, Tardiff, Grape Fruit,
not so successful Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties, For Choice Properties
as was expected.The
The oranges on a Manatee county such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St Michael, BARGAINS 1 which must be sold at 'a
consignment was made on the containing' about Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. T... sacrifice. On the St Pe-
grove, ISO Duncan, Manager Milwaukee Groves and Nur- tersburg, sub-peninsula,
steamer Paris from New York, and were sold this week to Messrs. J. A. series, Dunedin, Fla. 8.17-tf the Sicily of Florida;at Orlando, a 'situation unsurpassed
in the State for its charming combina-
was sold at auction immediately upon Howze and W. R. Fuller, Jr., at a BAHAMAS. A few persons wanted to join acolony tion of orange groves and lakes ; and at Orange
arrival.A Lake the heart of Florida's Citrus
price approximating $2,000 on the to the Bahamas. Capital re-
Address the Editor of this
dispatch to one of the interested The quired .4500 to "1,000. Address "Britisher Florida. paper .
trees. crop will be about one Lane Park, Fla. 8.17dWILL
growers states that on the whole the
thousand GROVE.
River IRRIGATED 100 acres to years set
fruit was a disappointment to many Journal. SELL,LOW, or trede for Florida acre- trees150; in other fruit trees, etc.
winter home at Avon Park, and Cali- For sale at a sacrifice. Address"11," The Palms,
dealers. all said disappointed age
They they were Lane Park, Lake
fornia land. Small amount down._ __. SHAW.. 241i6th County, Pla 4 27-9111:
with: the goods, which, when Street,-Brooklyn, N. Y"n, -n-8- 7-3'- IF ANY ONE who has been benefited: by the

opened inspection previous to the of Dr William's Pink Pills will write to
lorida TilE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, they will receive -
sale, seemed firm and hard. But the SMALL FARM WANTED. Must be good information that will be of much value and
ands ,Will exchange six room house in interest to them.
dealers said the fruit seemed to become
Topeka or six acre farm near city. Josiah Jordan
discolored when the paper wrapperswere 1834 Van Buren St., Topeka, Kansas. it TO MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing like
Oranges Bowker's Animal Meal.
40 tons sold in Flor-
removed and the fruit was exposed ida last year. Hundreds of testimonials. For

to the air. The dealers also said STRAWBERRY PLANTS. Write to .John B particulars, write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla.
'R orts l Fla.,for price list. 8-i7-tf io-i3-tf
the plums were not of a desirable qual-

ity. One of them added. "We account [nvestments GASOLINE STOVE for sale, at half price. FOR SALE and for timber cash,lands.time or trade E. RUMLEY,orange, Keuka.groves.,
an oven; nearly as good
for the large prices paid for the asnew. W. II. Powers Lawtey. Fla. tf Fla. 3-u-i6t

fruit by the fact that fruit is scarce on Developments FOR EXCHANGE-Summer and winter hotel

the continent and in England. Another STRAWBERRY PLANTS. Improved Alabama North Carolina mountains. Owner must
The best varieties for live in Florida. Wants good orange grove. W,
lot will never realize the same ( Attractions Southern planting. Clouds, $1.75; Newnans. B. Clarkson, Jacksonville, Fla. 9-is-tl
prices." $1.50 per 1,000, f. o. b. First class plants and '.
Address packing guaranteed. C. II. Churchill, Lawtey, PLANT STRAWBERRIES The Strawberry
Another dealer said: "I lost more Fla. 7-10-6 will be greatly over done next' year,
G. D. ACKERLY and only those who plant under the best condi
than half the for fruit. ,
money paid the tions will make a profit. Lawtey berries are
The fruit is quite undesirable for table GENERAL PASSENGER AGENT, ORANGE,and LEMON Budded and Trees GRAPE and FRUIT'50,000 small Bud- quoted in the New York Price Current thiw
week. to cents from
35 45 all other of
use, so far as the English retailer is THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE, seedling stocks at the Manatee Nurseries State, 25 to 35 cents.; Lands for sale parts or rent at
Packing guaranteed. A. Pettigrew, Manatee
concerned." reasonable rates. B. G. Hill, Lawtey,Fla.



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: SAVANNAH LINE The Clyde Steamship Co. I



: '48 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and
65 to 70 hours between Savannah and Boston. FliOqiDI LINES.


. ,' The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed -
O lJ<: :. SORREL AdC0.nL0.sgex<: : :: .
. to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. C.,

+ pa..a.ae Rateaw: I Both ways :
Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class, $a5.oo; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion, 843.30; From New York. From Jacksonville, I ,
,.". Steerage,$12.50. (Pier 20, E. R.) STEAMER Florida. '
'" Friday, July 26th, at 3 p m...... ... "IROQUOIS" .......,..Thursday, Aug. 1st, at 2:00: pm'
Jacksonville and Boston, or Philadelphia: Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate, $21.00 j; Excursion, $47.30 ; Tuesday, 30th, at 3 p m.......... "CHEROKEE" .... ....Sunday, ", 4th, at 4:00am:
1 Steerage, $14.32 The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: Friday, Aug. 2nd, at 3 p m.............. "SEMINOLE".... .. .Thursday, 8th, at 6:00: am
f.* Tuesday, I' 6th, at 3 pm............ "IROQUOIS".......,...Sunday, nth, at 8:00: a m
FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Friday, gth, atspm........... "ALGONQUIN". ........Thursday, isth, at iiaoam:
.. ....... .... .... "
Central Meridian Tuesday, 13th, at 3 pm. "CHEROKEE" Sunday, i8th, at 2oopm;
I; ( or goo ) Friday, 16th at 3 p m........ S. "IROQUOIS"...... .....Thursday, ", 22d, at 6:00: a m
Tallahassee...................... ........ ........................ .... Sunday, July 28, 10.30 a. m. Tuesday, 20th, at 3 pm.......... "ALGONQUIN"........... Sunday, "2sth, at 8:00: a m
j City of Augusta...................... .................... ...... .. Tuesday, July 30, 12.30 p.m. Friday, 23rd,at 3 p m....... ......"SEMINOIE".Thursday, 29th, at 12.00n'n .
City of Birmingham ..................... .................. ........ Friday, Aug. 2, 2.30 p.m. Monday.II 26th, at 3 p m.......... 'CHEROKEE"...........Sunday, Sept. ist, at i.sopm
Nacoochee ...... ........................ .....................I. ...... Sunday, Aug. 4, 5.0ov..m. Wednesday, 28th, at 3 p m...... .... ...."IROQUOIS".Tuesday 3d, at 4.ooam ,
.I Tallahassee.... ....;..................... .... .......... ... .... ....Tuesday, Aug. 6, 6.00 p, m. Friday, 30th,at 3 pm.,...... "ALGONQUIN".Thursday, sth.at 5ooamPhiladelphia :
City of Augusta......... ............... ........................ .... Friday, Aug. 9, S.ooa.m.
I City of Birmingham ............ ... ............... .......... Sunday, Aug.,11, 9.noa.m.
Nacoochee.......... ......... '....... .... .... .... .... .... .............Tuesday, Aug. 13, 10.308. m. -
Tallahassee.. ... ................ ...:.............. ........ ..... ....Friday, Aug. 16, 200p.m.
I City of Augusta. .. ... .... .................. ........?... ....Sunday, Aug. 18, i.oop. m.
City of Birmingham .............................................? Tuesday, Aug. 20, S.oop. m. Charleston and Jacksonville Line
f Nacoochee .....:....... ..........:.................. ... ...... ........Friday, AUg.23, 7 30 a. m.
Tallahassee .......;0.................... ............ ................. Sunday, Aug. 25, 9.00 a. m.
City of Augusta............... ............ ....... ............ ......TuesdayAug. 27, n.ooa. m. For the present and until further notice, Steamer "YEMASSEE" is intended to
City of Birmingham..... ..... ..... .... ............ ........... ... Friday, Aug. 30. 2.cop. m.
sail from PHILADFLPHIA for CHARLESTON, Wednesdays, and from
CHARLESTON PHILADELPHIA Sundays. Close connection made at
Chattahoochee. .............. .. .................................Tuesday, July 30, 12.30p.m. ,
Gate City....... ..........'....................................... .....Sunday, Aug. 4, 5.003. m. Charleston with Clyde Florida Steamers, for business to and from Jacksonville and
I City of 1\lacon......................,..... ............ .... ....... ..Thursday, Aug. 8, 7.ooa.m. .
j i Chattahoochee...................... .........?. ........ .... .........Tuesday, Aug. 13, IO.30a.m. all Florida points. Also, Philadelphia and interior points via Philadelphia.
.I ........ .... ......................... Sunday, Aug. 18, t.oop.m:
City of Macon..,....................................... .............Thursday, Aug. 22, 7.00 p. m.
I Chattahoochee.................... .. ..........'..... .....to......... Tuesday, Aug. 27, n.ooa.m.


$ (These Ships do NOT Carry Passengers.) .

;I Des oug....... ................................... to................Thursday, Aug. i, 2.00 p. m.
Dessoug..I..... .i.............................. ........ .... Saturday, Aug. 10, 8.00 a: m.
Deasong...... ......a.......o..........to.......I..... .......... ...... Tuesday, Aug. 20, 5.00 p. m.
Dessoug..................................... ............. .......... .... Friday, Aug. 30, 2.00 p. m.
For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on

THESE PALACE STEAMERS, __ the St. Johns River. .. .
Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad Georgia, Savannah, Florida- &; Western Railway. ,- ,0 -:. ::" 0 I
Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad. '
I''I Through Bills leading,Tickets, and Baggage Checks to all points North and East. See your V-...',*,*- :, v ,*. v"t' ;': !
ti I .' nearest ticket agent or write for,Freight or Passage to steamer "EVERGLADE, : "., \ ).i
J. P. BECKWITH, G. F. & P. Agent, New Pier 35 N. R., New York. ., ,I
I a. 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, Boston '
W. I,JAMES, Agent, 13 S.Third Street, Philadelphia.W. Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5:00: p. m.,
H. RHETT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway, New York.J. and returning leave Sanford Mondays, and Thursdays at 5 a. m.
HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent, Sav., Fla. &Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway. N. Y.
J.L. ADAMS, Gen'l East. Agt. F. C. & P. R. R., A. DeW. SAMPSON, General Agent,
Broadway, New York. 306 Washington st., Boston. ,
.J,' W. J. FARRELL, Soliciting Agent. W. E. ARNOLD, Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt., General Passenger and Ticket'Office, 204 West Bay St., J aokson villa. f
;'; ; WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. Pass. Agent,
New Office, 224 West Bay Street, Jacksonville.
A. J. COLE, Passenger Agent Bowling Green, New York.M. .
H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager, 5 Bow ing Green, New York.
D. D. C. MINI General Freight Agent. 12 :o. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.
THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager, 5 Bowling Green, New York.F. .
,. YOU HAVE HEARD M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St. Jacksonville, Fla.
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville, Fla. -.
,.- ABOUT J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville: Fla. .

'" WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents, :

LAKE WORTH. '1] THE 19 South Delaware Avenue Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Green, New Y :rk..
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I State Agricultural College e G YOUR FRUITS AND BKRRIKSA.


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: MONDAY, SEPT. 30, 1896. p THE ,

chanical FULL FACULTY.,regular Latin-Scientific courses OF ABLE, Agricultural,:Women's PROFESSORS.,equiv- : DS S. Cook k Stoye Drier. '

alent in studies and honor. Graduatesof ,
length o '
LatinScientific course receive degree of A. B.; Shortest Quickest Most Attractive
of other courses, degree of B. S. oo
A one year's'Business Course giving thor-
ough instruction in Commercial IawArithmetict :R.O'U'TEBETWEEN
Penmanship and BookKeeping.A Iii II Hundreds of Dollars Worth
year's course in Stenography, TypeWriting ,
and Teleg-aphy, fitting students for business. FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH
Graduates of these courses receive certificates of 1111 II of Fruit Can be Saved
proficiency. : THE M1iNT NDy 6. $D PAT.N OV.5.00.

A course in Piano Music has been added Central l and PeninsularNEW _
under an associate of the Toronto Conservatoryof Florida c with this Machine
Music,giving best facilities to. students of the ,
Piano, at a reasonable charge. THROUGH ROUTES. '
.. ,Military Instruction, under a' graduate of New York to Jacksonville by, Eiiery Year
West Point. The young men are under Military New Florida Pennsylvania K. K. to Wash
Discipline similar to West Point The and 1 Ington Southern Hallway to .
College Physician attends all students without. Northern Columbia Florida Central & J .
charge. Lake City is one of the healthiest placesin Air Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all principal I .
America. High Pine Land. Pure Water. In J points In Florida. Ill To meet the demand for a Small Cheap,
eleven years there has not been a death at the
College.: All courses are open to women. Stu- ) Cincinnati f to'Jacksonvillo by Drier, suitable for use on any Ordinary Cook,
dents not prepared for the Freshman class can Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga -
and Southern to Ever- Oil Gasoline Stove offer the
enter. the Preparatory Department. K'y or we now ,
To all students from Florida tuition is Free in Florida'}ette, Florida Central & Peninsular -
all departments except Piano Music. Music Limited. to all Important Florida II .111 above. It is very Simple Economical; :Efficient -

students 'pay a reasonable charge. Students points. and Convenient and for Farmers' Use
from other States pay $20 a year tuition, music Kansas City Fort Scott &
extra. Young. men be aid in the Mess Hall at$10a Kansas and City Memphis K.K.to Kansas City, = Just What is Wanted, and we believe The.

[month. Young women board with families in JacksonvilleThro' }to Birmingham, Southern R'y -=== .:= LIJ fflhIhJJ4Jifflhi J Cheapest d Best Little Drier of its class on
to Fla. Central & --
town at$10 to815 a month. College year begins Line Everette --
September. 30, 1895'- Peninsular to all Fla. points. -.. .-,-- the Market.

For O.catalogues CLUTE address PRESIDENT, Holly'' Sp'gs 1St. Louis Short Central to Line Jacksonville to to Holly Du Quoin Sp'gs by, $8.50 IN VALUE FOR $5.00:r:

LAKE CITY FLA. lloute. City, Memphis & Birmingham -
to Birmingham,Sou. Through a special arrangement we are enabled to offer the U. S. COOK STOVE DRIER, the

J K'y to'Everette and.F. C. & P. regular price of which is $7, for ,only $5, together wtih a YEAR'S SUBSCRIPTION TO THE
Sioux City & Chicago to Jack- FARMER AND J'UUIT..GRO'VEIt! regular price $2.00. .
JOHN B. STETSON UNIVERSITY Holly Sp'gs sonville. Ill. Cent. to Holly To any one sending a Club of 6 Yearly Subsci ibers to the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER" at
}Sp'gs, K., C. M. & B. to Birmingham .
lloute.New $a each or 4 Subscribers and $z in Money, we will send one of the Driers Free.
Sou. K'y to Ever- Subscribers in a club who wish to take advantage of any book premiums or others offered to
DELAND, FLORIDA.For ette and the F. C. & P. subscribers count the same as those taking the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER only.
Louis'ille & Nash'ille to River Mr.Thomas Patten of Glen St. Mary, Fla,, has used this Drier and writes : "It does good work
both sexes College, Normal School Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only for the cost of.it."
Academy, Art School and Conservatory of Music, To 1 route with Through sleepersJackso'vl1le
An institution of first rank. Faculty of twenty between New Orleans and TO' THE LADIES

teachers. Seven elegant buildings, heated by Jacksonville.The of the Household in Town. or Country. It is a little Gold Mine. Thousands of careful prudent
steam, lighted by electric'ty. Hot and cold water household managers,'who have no time nor necessity to engage in evaporating fruit for marketas
baths. Thoroughly equipped gymnasium. Department F. C. &; P has 700 miles of track' in
but who have for such
a business frequent use just an article as this for making smaller quan-
of Physical Culture with Military Drill Florida running through the tities of dried fruit berries, and vegetables for their own'u'"e or for pale, will find it the most satis-
for young men. Library of 6,000 volumes.] Read- Tobacco Jtegtons, factory and profitable investment they could make A lady can easily lift it on and off the stove,
ing room, with leading periodicals and daily Stock farming and Dairy Section,. as it weighs but about Twenty Pounds. It has interchangable galvanized wire cloth trays.
and weekly papers. Thoroughly equipped Peach and Strawberry Lands, which will not rust or discolor the fruit, etc.,and will last for years, It is made of iron, except
chemical and physical laboratories. Separate Orange,Banana and Pineapple Country, tray frames and 'supports. Can be used for broiling beef steak, fish, etc., using but the lower
buildings for Music and Art Schools with artistsof Phosphate Belt tray for this
established reputation in charge. Opens Has the Silver Spring and purposeAddress all orders to
October 2. Send for catalogue giving lull inform- Other fine Scenery
ation, to The Great Hunting Country. FARMER\
JOHN F. FORBES Reaches the Noted fishing Grounds. d FRUIT GROWER
President. Has the best lands for tillage, greatest vari- ,
ety of soils in the State, and above all Jaokeonviiiev P'loric1a...

Runs over the Central Rldgeland
UJ Where It Is. High and Healthy. .
lll Prosperous towns fill its route and It offers
l rfB the best freight facilities for any produce to WHY ?
the Northern markets. Send for the popular
= l3"si 80ng-

-.[ tfj.,!::- "MY FLORIDA HOME." Go on "Niggering the Corn off'the'Cob Blistering Hands and
pO"; ; 0 with Its spirited words and beautiful music
mJ1ri..fr Qt 1sggS descriptive of an actual Florida Home, and Wearing the Skin off? Buy a
which is gotten up in elegant style-Six '. j
'Q of full sized best music ,containing also
e J Japer?, "
:oQ 1:1: tsW of home in Florida and
a picture a a hunting CYCLONE CORN
I I.c:... 0Q)8. scene. It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents (in .
I .. 'I= .. 0>4 stamps, to pay expense of distribution.)
"dawwtp i Send also for the best map of Florida (sen
&Y t-: a bI, od. free) and note the towns on its route.A.O.MAODONELL.G.P.A. REASONS WHY YOU
tJCDSgaQ- ,
rt.1 : .. b Jacksonville Fla.' SHOULD HAVE ONE.It .
.r:'t1't1 :z; -
't1.!: the Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R. -

III = oi Offers to Shippers is full warranted against breaking or getting -
1r N mwIII .E order by any fair usage.It .

.J1 a.: The Shortest and Quickest Route takes less power to do the same amount of
::I"CD Q'C..Q.rC).... I'' &;%\ work than any other machine'of its size ever''
-< 8 BETWEEN made.

FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN 'j )' There is no time lost, after you are'through
THE EAST AND WEST. = shelling by picking the cobs out :of, the shelled
.. -- corn, as the machine tr.lies: the corn all 'off-the
With Improved Ventilated Cars, this com- : cob, drops the corn in the box or basket, takes
pany is better equipped than ever ever to ill the cob around and throws it, off at the back.
handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops, and "
You -- By a little practice with it you can easily shell
close connections and
prompt despatchto "
oue bushel of ears in. about, 4 minutes or less.
Can Get all Eastern and Western Markets. __ shelter '
ry The is small but it will do the work of
Through, oars to destination with-
Perry's Seeds at your dealers many a larger machine.
as fresh and fertile as though out change or delay. + The spring can be adjusted to any tension re-
r you got them direct from Ferry's Perishable freight followed by .wire and s quired and can be loosened when not in use, thus
eed harms. shippers advised time passing various Junction avoiding any chance of its giving out.
points and arrival at destination.All .
claims for overcharges and loss prompt- A shelter wrench accompanies every machine.

VRRY SEEDS adjusted.See that your goods are marked The manufacturer of this machine is rated in the Commercial Agencies at 1125ooo"and is
personally known to the Editor to be a responsible man. The
known via F. C. &'P. R. R. .
are and planted every* For information call on or address the
where, and are always the undersigned CYCLONE CORN SHELLER
best. Seed :
for iJ893.Ferry'tells all Annual about 0. E. TAYLOR Trav. A'gt Ocala, Fla. is not a worthless claptrap affair, but has genuine merit. .
them, Free. W. B. TUCKEll, Gen. A'f't, Orlando, Fla. Retail price$3.00. Given with the paper one year for $4,oo or as a premium for three new
G. M. HOLFEN, Trav !{Leesburg.. Fla!! subscribers at $a.oo each. Address all orders to
D. M. Ferry & Co.DetroltMloh W. K. FULLER, Trav. A',, t, Tampa, }la.'

Or N. S. PENNINGTON Jacksonville., rrafllo Manager Fla. FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER< ,.J I '. ..

W, II. PLEA8ANTS, General FreIght/ Agt Jaoizaonvliio, FJ.a..

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