Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00345
 Material Information
Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 31, 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: UF00055765:00345
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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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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 &; 60 WEST MARKET ST. 119 & 123 MICHIGAN) ST.
are the most Extensive"in the State and offer all Home Grown Stock. Peaches. Plums, :Pears
"BUFFALO, N. Y. Japan Persimmons on both Grapes, Figs, Mulberries, Apricots, Almonds Satsuma and other Oranges- andLemons ,


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

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

First National. Bank of Jacksonville, Fla. Bank Commerce, Buffalo, N. Y. Dun's and Brad- ORANGE GROWERS. CALIFORNIA BUDSPOSTPAI
street's Agencies. .


I am able to supply you with Orange and Lemon
GARDEN SEED SUITABLE FOR FALL PLANTING, bud wood of standard varieties, such as Safe Arrival and Satisfaction Guaranteed.i -t ,, .
HA.lt T>8 TAltDIFJF, V A R I ET I E S r Homosassa Jaffa, Dancy
Tangerine Hart's Tardiffi(or Valencia Late),St.
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W < -' 4 i \ < t 01"" ; Sweet SAT8UMAMandarin, Magnum
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ST. MIClIAEIi, Last'Two Varieties. >
I Florida.
-MANDARIN, Etc., Tne true Lisbon Lemon, Villa Franca, Eu- :
I At the following prices; reka, Royal Messina,Belair Premium, Everbear f
ing,and Imported Sicily Lemons.
;; PLANTS FOR SUMMER PLANTING. 1000, $5.00; 3000 $12.00; 6000 $20.00. t
u:: I A few Pomelo Buds $1 per .100, 84.5O

:or..; .. An especially large and'fine stock of pot grown Tropical and,Semi- I CASH WITH ORDER. per l.OOO., 810 per 3,000, 820 per !
r Cinnamon, Palms Grevilleas Surinam 7,000. CASH WITH : f
t Tropical Fruit Plants, Camphor, ORDER
In Lemons Lisbon, Villa Franca, Eureka,at
Cherry, and hundreds of other useful and Ornamental Plants are .
0 J same prices.Buds Can Give Best of Reference Both In
3 / BEST% SET DURING SUMMER. delivered without further cost to you and
guaranteed to arrive in fine order. Orders
o _, ". We have several thousands of the finest trained trees (buds of course) of booked now for June delivery. Address, and Florida.
w u Oranges, Lemons, Limes and Pomeloes, in all standard and best sorts;
pao Choicest ones but$30 per TOO, packed free. They will average 3 to 4 feet, C. S. BURGESS, CITRUS TREES, OLIVES, PALMS AND
(some much larger)and branched. Ready for Autumn planting. Send 1n your 01 ders early. Riverside Nurseries, DECIDUOUS TREES, FOR. SALE.
Send for,large Illustrated catalogue free Riverside, Cal

REASONER BROS.. Oneco, Fla. Reference.-Orange Growers' Bank, Riverside, Address: I
Manatee River Region. Cal. Florida reference given if wanted.
! Whittier, California.

[I 300 ACRES IN NURSERY._ O ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS. O 38TH YEAR. [ Cut this out for Reference.]

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Pears, Japan Plums on Marianna Stocks Japan Persimmons. Giant Loquat, Strawberry .
1 Plants. Grape Vines, etc. Rare Coniferae, Broad Leaved Evergreens. Camelias. 50,000 Palms, -Cl1-:
: 10,ooo Camphor and Cinnamon trees,Roses. The Greenhouse Department is the largest and Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may .v....".".." .... ....".-, ., .....,........ Q: ;;1if1.t.: .
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in trees and plants suited to Southern know that honest
most complete in the Southern States. We grow everything now they get an ream
horticulture. Catalogue free. Address P. J.. BERCKMANS, Augusta, Ga. No Agents. of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 sheetsto NO DANGER IN ELASTICITY.

ream as some unscrupulous dealers Somo manufacturers admit that it'R a :good;
supply. thing, "but don't want too much of' it.'|
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SATSUMA! TRI RO LIATA !r OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed fowl broth so as another to cast fellow a shadow made on a by cistern hanging full u

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numbered, in printing, consecutivelyfrom material.
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Testine .. extensive experiments orchards and grounds,maintalned' tot t ie purpose at considerable expense has
been a leading feature of the business for thirteen years,and has amply repaid the outlay In the Information afforded. Gu\dcd prices. Send for sampler and prices FARMER'S t works successfully
bv results' obtained gardens,we have selected,and otter,as ,

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How to Grow X Pineapples. storm may fill some crowns with sand.If all starting out new, and yet we all :I If these are not pruned off the f p
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower; so see to it immediately and wash have had valuable experience, and, !l strength of the' growing tree will go:'
Pineapples may be set to good advantage the sand out. A watering pot with all have more or less knowledge of the into them and the main stem will not
until Sept. 15th., but the earlier the spray off will do the work effectu- differentdesirable varieties. Now let shoot up so high and spindling. In
they are put out now, the greater ally.In us start right, with best varieties for fact, with a little practice in pruning,
growth this fall. Every one who one week these plants will have our different localities. Early oranges we can train our peach trees to be as
grows oranges to advantage may havea roots an inch long, and in three should predominate in East, and late round and bushy as the apple, plum or
bed of pineapples. In protected months they will meet across the ones in South Florida.T. quince. The trunk will be short and
places on the high pine sand hills they rows. B. HICKENLOOPER. stocky, and much less liable to be injured -
may be grown as far north as Crescent By November 20, a wind break of Francis, Fla.Improved. by wind and rain storms. The
Lake and Orange Lake. Of course, boards or evergreen boughs must be ...*... branches will be thicker and closer
they must be covered. Even if no erected on the north and west sides Peaoh Culture. together protecting the top of the tree.,
frost is expected a covering is an ad. and above latitude 28 it is well to Broadcast cultivation of the peach When the tree is young the head
vantage.If lath the south and east sides as well orchard is a great improvement over should be pruned back instead of the
only a plot for home use is desir- through the winter. Seventy. per the old system of cultivating in stripsor lateral branches, and in.this way a-*
ed, it is well to locate it as near the cent should fruit in 1896. circles. No matter how thoroughlythe stocky tree can be obtained. In orderto
house as possible.A A.; L.,R. soil, is: cultivated around the trees, do this!?, however, the trees should ,
plot 25x48 is as small as :we can there will be'points between the rows not be'more than a year old. After
advise. Clean the ground thoroughly Best Early Varieties. where'the, spreading roots cannot get that the head :has formed. so much
of all.roots and trash. If you have Editor; Farmer and Fruit-Grower., nourishment and moisture and good, that it is,not so easy a matter to trimto
two cords of well-rotted yard'manure, No doubt<; every enthusiastic orange mellow soil. Usually the roots<; of the ,'a round head. But with one-year-
put i it on and dig it. under. Closet grower-if such there be-feels anx- peach trees extend from the base at a old trees the system can be applied
manure is good. In the absence of ious and somewhat worried over, the distance equal to the height of the rigidly, and not only will the trees be
either, work two hundred pounds of fact that, to be on the safe side of tree, and if two.'trees were: laid down hardier and better shaped, but they
blood and bone into trenches .three freezes and to secure best prices, he on theground.: one: in:each row, their will have more room to bear fruit. As'
feet apart, and keep it well below the must be able to compete with Jamaicaand top branches would touch and overlap. a rule the crop is larger on round-
surface. This may seem like extrava- Louisiana in earliness and quality. Consequently the whole orchard needs headed trees and superior in .quality.S. _
gant fertilizing, but you will find it And yet it seems that we have none of cultivation and fertilization. The W. Chambers, in American Cultivator ,
will bring big apples, and in one year's undoubted quality and earliness, superior paactice of piling the fertilizers close ..
time instead of two, as is generally the to Parson Brown and some other around the base of the tree is not a
case. Locate your trenches with small old standard varieties. It is peculiarly good one. They would do more good Best Stook for the Orange.
stakes, and if you wish a cover that unfortunate that now, when we probably if scattered in a larger circleat Two years ago, the following varie-
you can. work under, select good lightwood here in Putnam and surrounding some distance from the trunk. ties, two trees of each, were buddedon
posts eight feet six inches long. counties so much need a good early This method of culture changes also six different kinds of stock, mak-
II Set them two feet in the ground, eight orange, and we could now start in and to a certain degree the style of prun- ing seventy-two trees in all. These
feet six inches apart, in rows running bud our young orange sprouts without ing and training. When the growers were planted so as to have each variety -
north and south, the rows twelve feet any sacrifice, since the old top is thought that it was necessary to culti- on a single row and so changed.in
six inches apart. Stringpieces 2x5x13 dead, that a certain new seedling I vate only close up to the tree, and ap- relative positions on different rows as
feet are laid on east and west, and on lacks evidence to sustain its characterfor ply the fertilizers there, they had to to place each kind of stock upon every
these your lath, 1x3x16 feet; laid three first earliness. Many of us were trim off the low branches and make kind of 'soil that might occur in the
I inches apart. Stringers and lath may 'looking to this orange to supply the the, trunk of the tree for several feet plat. The stock, used was 'sour, bitter
both be obtained from the woods and want, and were expecting to rebud up as tare as a stick. This was prob- sweet and sweet orange, rough lemon,
used in form of poles, and will be largely with it, but probably most ably the cause of the strange methodof grape fruit and citrus trifoliata. The
quite as good, though not quite so growers will hesitate to bud with so training peach trees that, has beenin varieties, used were Boone's Early, Du
sightly.No thorny a variety unless positive evidence : vogue so long, and is even .practiced Roi, Homosassa, Jaffa, Parson Brown
doubt the Smooth Cayenne is is given of its earliness, ,and in many orchards today. The trees are and Washington Navel.
the best apple to plant if ,well culti-- that the earliness' is so fixed that it trimmed bare to a distance of three to These had made a vigorous growth
vated. Large suckers cost 30 cents will be the same in all' localities. lIt five feet up, and then the branches run and were doing excellently well, when
each in Orlando. If you can ill afford will certainly be a godsend to Floridaif up to form an inverted cone at the top. the cold of December 27th, 1894,
so. high a price, plant Golden Queenat all that its originators claim for it The tree' :'has a round',head at thetop, (thermometer 19?' F.) completely defoliated -
754 cents each. Please note that shall prove true.' but narrows rapidly as you come downto them. In February, 1895, a
you cannot'expect' fruit within a year I have had some experience with /the trunk This style of peach tree severe snow fall of eleven inches, lyingon
# unless you plant a large sucker at least the Satsuma orange, and find it very is so common in our orchards that the ground for several days, with a
fourteen inches long. Neither can unsatisfactory to ship. In the first many people take it for granted that fall in the thermometer to 15 F. completely
you expect fruit within a year unless place, it is a slow, straggling grower,- this is the' natural way for the trees to eliminated them all without
you fertilize liberally. and almost impossible to make a decent '- grow. regard to varieties or stock.
Rake your bed over and mark rows shaped tree out of it. .While the I Quite[ ,the .contrary is true, however, At the same time the entire orchaid
two by three feet. We plant our fruit is early and sweet and of unsurpassed ? and'the' improved peach culture recognizes and nursery stock was destroyed, save
small beds solid without, alleys, but quality of flavor, yet but few this. The'low lateral branches the following : Two Satsumas budded I
give six inches more room to each are fit for ,market on account' of warts, 'of peach trees have just as great a on. trifoliata two years old (which were :
plant. Take off four or five of the blemishes and puffiness. Still a few'trees tendency to spread out as those of the very slightly injured) and the trifoliata '
small leaves at the root of the plant for home use are quite desirable, apple or plum., .Our peach trees nursery. In the nursery we were prop i
and thus expose the embryo rootlets.If as they are very palatable at least a should'be" trained to a low-headed, wide agating Satsumas, ,Mandarins, .Tangerines -
the soil is properly dug over, they month or six weeks ahead of the Tan- spreading shape instead of a str ight. and Kumquats upon Trifoliata.
may be-pushed down as far as neces- gerine. up form. Many advantages are obtained The Mandarins were all killed. One
sary, 'say three inches. If it is necesSary It is a question ,in my mind:whether by this system., The fruit can Tangerine survived, all of the Sat-
to dibble' hole for the sucker, any time will be saved by budding the be picked much easier, and the sumas and Kumquats came through
make sure its root does not come in sprouts this summer in this section of branches and limbs trimmed and unhurt. These were buds varying in
contact with blood and bone or any Florida. A large root system under pruned each'' season without,the use ofa age (from eight to three months. ,
other crude fertilizer. Firmly press the ground, much of it,in, wet,or per- ladder. Many of our best peachesnow Our entire grove has by this unpre-
the soil about the plant and leave a manently moist earth, where the air grow upon the topmost branchesof cedented cold been eliminated, save
small basin for a pint of water. If can scarcely reach it, must have foli- the trees where it is difficult to get those given above, which have been ,
no timely rains come they should be age to enable it to grow or even live; them. The branches are not strong transplanted in the orchard. I
watered weekly. They should be and the more foliage the faster and enough to bear the weight of a ladder, There were nurseries of budded I
hoed every two weeks. healthier the growth and the sooner it and unless one has a long pole with a trees on sour and bitter sweet stock I
,Some of ,the suckers may be twenty will recover from the effects of the bag attached to it, the peaches haveto and several rows of sour stock ready j I
inches l long and seem top-heavy, and freeze. Hence I think no time will be shaken off and bruised. The to bud this spring,. all of which were I'
you may be tempted to shorten their be lost if we do not get our trees bud- system is clumsy whatever way you completely killed. J
leaves. Do, not do so, however, for ded before fall or next spring. This view it.The Thus, seedlings and budded stock j
such pruning1' seems to check their will give us time to get the varietieswe low lateral branches should be of every variety of the "citrus dulcis," I
growth. want, and in this matter we shouldbe encouraged in growth, no matter if and Mandarins and seedlings, and
: An exceedingly heavy rain or wind most particular. In a sense we are they are only a foot above the ground. budded stock of every variety of Sa> ;,

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suma, Tangerine and,Kumquats, save found that a number of articles were t This city is phenomenal in its growth.It the reports of perfect protection have
Trifoliata, were destroyed; made in>the brush and broom line. has gained a population of from been overdrawn. The facts are that
Only Satsumas and Kumquats and :Here is an industry that ought, to f fifteen: to twenty thousand in the last they,did have some very cold weather,
one single bud of Tangerine upon grow to a, thousand! times i its present eight years, due, almost entirely to the and that many of, the trees were badly
citrus, trifoliata are left as a remnant proportions, as,it can be made en- building of large cigar factories, manyof hurt, while there are'others that seem
of one of the prettiest and healthiest tirely from home-grown products. We which have moved from Key West. to have gone through with little or no
groves in,the State.'Ityinaybe were shown brooms that were made Where, until a short time ago, the pine damage.We .
;; assumed as almost certain from? brush i grown, ,at Kissimmee, andthey (forest stood unmolested, now large fac- passed a lemon grove that was
that S tsuinas' and Kumquats upon were equal, if, not superior, to tories are erected and around them a so vigorous and thrifty that it was diffi-
trifoliata stock will stand 'any'cold those'made from the,Tennessee brush. large number of cottages are put up cult to believe that a cold wave' had
that;is likely'to ever occur in the:latitude One farmer reported that it could be for the cigarmakers and storehousesbuilt swept over it. Groves close to the
of New Orleans and can 'be grown in this State at a profit for the at the rate of one hundred to river were well protected, and where
planted with assurances of immunityfrom grain alone. two hundred at a time. they were in good/condition they will
this our most fatal enemy to or- Palmetto leaves are made into a Mr. L. D. Skinner gave us a ride yield some fruit. The further one,
ange- culture.-La.. .Ex.. Sta. scrubbing broom, and the wiregrassof through, West Tampa, which is especially travels from the river, the more appar-
our pine lands is made into brooms on a boom. He escorted us ent are the effects of the cold.A .
The ,Lower End of the Orange
," Belt. that are much more lasting, and serviceable through a large factory where the ride of five miles brought us to I
Brother Painter, of the, Agriculturist than those made from broom- weed was, being rolled into little Oneco, the home of the Royal Palm
,' is equal to a borer for finding corn. shafts' that would soon go up into Nurseries. We found Mr. Reasoner
deadwood, yet he will acknowledgea Industries of this kind should receive smoke. There is no race distinctionin busy cutting wood to fill orders from
green leaf'when if is thrust before every encouragement, as it keeps with- a cigar factory. White, black, those less fortunate.
hire.! He lately made a 't trip to.ManateeTand in the State a large amount' which annually Cuban, Spaniard sit side by side, all After an exchange of complimentsof
.::. made notes. by the way, a part goes to Northern States. busy making' cigars. It is a great -the weather and how did the freeze,
of'which''we reproduce.At At Winter Haven the young,orange, boom for Tampa, and' what a help it affect you, Mr. Reasoner led the way
Orlando, the groves were just trees have started out in good shape, would be to the State if all the to: into his orchid house. He said: "The
ahQutthe same as in Volusia-some and some will catch up. Oranges, bacco was grown in the State and the orchids have just ceased blooming.'
in, pretty fair condition, others not<; so however, in this section, are a second-: hundred thousand dollars that are Here is a Cyrtopodium punctuatumfrom
good? and some that have as yet forgotten ary matter, and the tomato is the all- paid out for wages every week represented Brazil and a Cattleya triannze
to wake up. .. absorbing question. Preparations have I labor put on Florida product.An from Central America. Hanging
The grove of Mr. Wm. Odiorne is already ,begun for fall operations, and hour's ride on a steamer from yonder is an Epidendrum fragrans and
by far the best appearing grove that soon the tomato seeds will begin to Tampa'put us at St. Petersburg. This close to it are the li1ac-rose-colored
we saw'in Orange county, and he car) "sprout. town has'made avery healthy growth, Laelia anceps ,and Odontoglossum
boast of a crop of fourteen. oranges. 'We are indebted to Mr. H. F. Blood and it is one of the promising towns of odoratum, which has golden yellow
This isa starter for the million-box 'and C. F. Dewey for'a ride throughthat Florida. It had not rained there for flowers. The'Lissochillus speciosus,
crop.' The trees show a very healthy section and'by som 'of the large three weeks, yet we had hardly reached our own introduction and is a very
growth, some of it ten to twelve fields. Both gentlemen are contemplating land when it began to pour down,andit pretty and thrifty orchid. The orchids
feet high,.and the grove is in'much an acreage of 'from, twenty to kept up during our stay, with a few are the only plants that can be
'better'condition? than some groves we fifty acres.: It is too ,early as-'yet to, hours excepted, during which time Mr. hybridized, and the result be a perfect
saw in'the "protected" section. give any idea of the acreage that will C. W. Butler showed us some of the blending of the two parents. Close
The nursery stock around Orlando be planted 1; but it,is thought that, not groves. Mr. Butler had a numberof by the door there is an Alsophila? Aus-
quickly recovered from, the shock of over one-fourth of that of l last.yea young trees killed to the ground; tralis, one of the largest of the ferns."
the .past winter, ,and sent up new, We found,Dr. Inman, busy prepar- his old trees had their outer limbs It was a very pretty sight, and as
shoots, which have been rebudded and ing ground for, fall planting., His orange taken off, but a vigorous growth start- we stepped out of the house we,could
by f fall good sized trees will be readyto trees had been cut off and the ed out; and today his trees are only not help wondering how it was thatso
plant. ,new shoots gave 'them quite a tree about one-half to one-third as large as many plants with such large names
"We went through the nursery of like appearance. The Doctor has, a before the cold. He has taken good could be kept together in so small a
Mr. C.. A. Boone, the introducer ,of very beautiful l home, and the grounds; care.of,his grove<; and it' is consequently space. The palm houses were crowded -
Boone's Early and found that he has planted in ornamental shrubs and looking very well. Messrs. F. and with plants of great variety; as we,
made the best of his time and opportunity trees-all of which showedhe best,of f W. Sawrie have a grove of large'trees walked along we read on the stakes,
and, has'been budding; from a care. A Bermuda pasture, on' whicha which did not lose all of their leaves such names as Phoenix Leonensi,and
few trees that' he saved of the Early ,cow was grazing was one of'' the during the cold, and their size is but many other Phoenixes, Cocos Australis -
variety. These buds' have made a pleasing sights. The grass had been 'little 'diminished. With proper care and C. nucifera. At this point we
good growth and soon<;, all the effects planted out right 'among, the pine and fertilizer in a few years' time noone wondered how long it would be before
I' of the' frost will be obliterated. trees, and it had made a perfect sod will be able to tell that it ,had a the last named plant would be pro-
A few'"hours in Kissimmee enabledus notwithstanding, ,and,it furnishing close. call. This grove will produce ducing fruit for the monkeys to gather,
to take a walk: through its,grass- ample grazing:'for at least four 'head. some.fruit, but not enough to bring up or furnish a dressing for a cake. It,
covered streets; but the groves were It is impossible to travel: ,any distance t deficit of other groves so as to get would be pretty dry reading for some
some distance out, so we cannot re- ,about Winter Haven and not be the million boxes. of our subscribers for us to give the
port on their crops, but" Mr. J. I. Morgan in sigfit of(.a lake of some size. Nearly : Our next point<; was the Manatee names of the different species represented -
informed us that the amount of eyery land.,owner: has,a. lake front, river section, and, in due, course of in the three hundred thousand
i oranges would not worry any one. 'andean ,boast of, a good supply offish, time,the' boat: landed us at Braiden- plants now growing. The nurserywas
While; waiting for the train, we happened on all occasions, except ",ne'n'editors town. Now we. are in the frostless hurt by the, freeze, but has so,far
to' pass building that showed areaboutand: : ,then: they won't- bite. region: '-:but what means the dead recovered that there is but little trace
by the'debris around it that brooms From: Winder\ Haven 'w went to branches that we see on some of the of its effect left, so thriftily has everything
were-1; PI: made.1 there.' On' .entering. we, Tampavh. .t.. \': re we spent J .. "tie night.' j.orange. treeIt* f means that some of grown. We doubt ,if any nurs48 -



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,ery has a larger collection of the different (- thousand lemons yield about 16.oz of "I '
varieties' the citrus family oil and 70 quarts of raw lemon juice,
than the Royal Palm, and they are which after a concentration to the
busy setting out seedlings buddingand normal standard of 64 oz. citric acid
extending the nursery. per imperial gal is reduced to 7 qts.
Again the rain interfered with our Only five-eights of the fruit gatheredin
going around much, but we saw December is fit for export and the
enough of the groves to see that they January fruit is even ,poorer. Febru- _
would not have a very large crop, although ary fruit is the l last of the season and tYw
they were in pretty good condition nothing is now left on the trees except and COLIC areCURED
and were putting on a splendidnew the green fruit of the August blossomof
growth. which 25 per cent can be packedfor .
Any one interested in. tropical or shipment. It costs about 32 cents quick1y
semi-tropical plants can send to Reas- to extract the oil from 1000 lemons. -
oner Bros., Oneco, for their 64-page The May yield, the result Of September -
book, full of big names and descrip-- blossom known as' "verdelli"' wIthPaiu=Killer.t. .
tions of 950 different kinds. is highly regarded. On an average
> < lemon plantation estimated to pro-
Lemon-Growing in Sicily. duce 110,000 lemons annually, ap-
Cultivation oranges and lemonsfor proximately 15,000 are gathered in "7 .
commercial purposes is perhapsthe October, 30,000 in November, 25,000in .
chief industry' in Sicily. In addi-- December, 10,000 in, January, 10-, ,. Cramps may assail you,at any time, without. warning. You, are at
tion to exporting the fruit, there is an 000 in February,'and 10,000"in Marchto a complete disadvantage-so sudden and violent is their attack 1
immense business in the manufactureof September inclusive. The cost of unless ypu, are provided with a sure cure..
the essential oils, which go far to packing is placed at 26 cents per
ward making up the world's require- small case and 40' cents for large. Pain-fr\iIBer
ments; and points to possibilities in' The total just named is made up of
this direction in utilizing the fruit 18 cents for cost of case, 12 cents ,
grown in our own citrus 'groves of wrapping paper, 2 ,cents nails and Is the surest cure''; the quickest.and the safest cure. It is sold] ,everywhere,at
Florida and the Pacific coast. In hooks and 8 cents gathering and pack- 25C. a bottle. See that you get Hi i e genuine-has "Perry Davis k Sou'' on 1 bottle.>

Sicily the lemon is generally regardedthe
most productive, as well as the ing.The successful Sicilian lemon ,- ... ',- .
are reducing their i purchases as ,muchas realized $32, more, than enough I
most remunerative of this class, givingthe grower devotes close attention : his
half; and it will continue, to decrease. pay for the entire farm. :The 'wrappers |
greatest return per acre of land work. The trees are trained high to
Men their bills of this of the
who pay cannot crop were Highest!
I planted. The trees are set about five admit free ventilation, being ,pruned '
compete with men who have guano grade and sold at prices''equal l td>'those?
and soil be- and all deadwood
yards sandy regularly once ,
apart, stony a. year, free." The fertilizer manufacturers obtained for'the of Sumatra
types -
ing apparently the most 'suitable, for unhealthy and redundant
I. have recognized the evil for a longtime leaf.Another.
the best groves are near the beds of branches removed. The trees are '
torrents or on the coast line. They given plenty of water and a .little .fertilizer and are'striving to place a rem- planter near Lake City has
.edy., The. .American Fertilizer._ harvested a of ten wliichhe
will not thrive in a stiff soil such as occasionally, and market gar- crop acres
clay, for 'roots. are superficial and dening is sometimes followed, utilizing. sold at a clear profit.of $1,500 .
abundant. The trees have to be well I the soil between the trees. It is not
manured at least once a year, and the recommended, however, as. the fruit .. $150 per acre. .
way is to dig a trench about forty suffers in consequence. As a;, rule! Culture in Florida. West of Lake City, in the vicinity j
inches from the stem and bury the the trees are grafted on the ,bitter We have abundant proof, and can of Monticello, some splendid results
manure eighteen inches below. Ripe orange. Little attention. is. paid to show the' reader that .Florida must have been reached. ,Mr. Johnson
stable, mixed with wood ash and bone, collecting the petals of the blossoms, soon become a rival of Cuba in the planted a crop of eight acres of 'Ha-
,is said to yield the best and fetch the whether of lemon or:orange, for ''use production, the finest'cigar tobacco vana seed leaf. The entire cost of
highest price. Th blossoms of April in making ,orange flower, water, a ]known; Tobacco-growing in the State this crop was $300: From the eight
produce the best fruit, known as primo- business large proportions ,in the ]has never received the attention it deserved acres he sold 4,400 pounds of ,tobacco -
fiore (choice fruit), which is gatheredin south of France.-American Agricul-, ; for the reason that fruit,'orange for $1,980, leaving a net profit 'of
October, and those of May yieldinga turist. and vegetable production eclipsed all $1,680 on the eight acres planted. .
4..... There are few which can offer
second crop, gathered in Novemberand other: crops, but those who have engaged crops
Fertilizers ori Credit. better returns than this in ,these timesof
December, are the best crops, aswell in the business have found it
as the most abundant, and upon We have, on our subscription list very profitable, as will be shown by depreciated values. ,
them proprietors base all their calcu- many farmers of the better class, ana the: following examples : Going further South we find cigar
lations. Frequently receive letters of inquiry In Columbia county, along'the Plant tobacco successfully'grown at'. various
The first gathering comes in Octo- from them. We, in turn, make ex- System ''line from Lake City south, points along the Plant System. Mr.
ber, care being taken that the lemonsbe tended and systematic queries to some very fine crops of Cuban tobacco Henry Carroll, of Orlando, has\grown
not less than three inches in cir. the state of fertilizer consumption. lave been produced. Mr. B. F. this year a very fine crop ,of Cuban
cumference; all ,under are left for the The following extract'from one ,of the VIoodie, who is one of the oldest grow- leaf. The leaves are ,over ,two feet
November gathering. Practiced hands' most prominent! modern farmers ,is ers;: of the weed, and who resides at long and fourteen ,inches wide, and
gauge the fruit with the thumb and given here to ,attract attention to the ]Lake City'has grown many fine crops, they have that silky texture so much
second finger. The first cropthemost fact,, that irrational selling methods'work md. has repeatedly sold his wrappersor prized in the trade. Mr. Carroll says
valuable-is carefully selected, a greater: damage than the averf f, one dollar per pound. On an his tobacco is of the best type, the
packed and shipped for early spring age manufacturer may suppose. "I'I average his tobacco cost about five aroma the finest, and it will equal any
and summer use, and realizes 30 percent recognize the fact that your journalis ents:: per pound, and he' has never product of Cuba Sumatra.
more than any subsequent gath-- doing a good work, and there is s,old his crop on an average for less In the vicinity of Kissimrriee some
ering; no time, therefore, is lost in exporting room for more of it. I am a farmer tJ han twenty-five cents 'per pound forhe excellent results' have been made, 'and
as early as possible, in order to and a user of fertilizer, and am interested t1 entire .crop. His average yield the prices realized have been' very sat-
get the highest price. The second c at this end of the line. One per' acre is 700 pounds, showing a ''netro'fit isfactory to the planters. ,Some of the
gathering takes place in November, point I want to bring to notice is'the p, of $140 per acre on his entire crops grown in that locality were'soldin
and is as good as that of October, and indiscriminate selling of fertilizers; c rop, which is profitable farming! An Philadelphia to a large manufacturing -
will keep for months in boxes if properly which. keeps the price 'too high to e xpert who recently examined some ofhis firm, and the following extract froma
selected and packed. It is paler t those: who pay for their goods, and tl tobacco says : 1'' pronounced letter shows how the ,manufacturers
in color, and harder to the touch. It gives credit to those who are not entitled tl!his the most perfect cigar wrapperver prized this Florida-grown tobacco:
is, therefore, often kept in cases until t to it, and who do not pay their 'e' produced in the world, of the "We have just completed: a:full 'experiment
March, then repacked, and keeps good l bills. This causes an over-production fi nest and most even color and the with samples of tobacco sent
for a reasonable time. c})f indifferent,crops, and is ruinous to. li ghtest weight." to us of this'year's' : crop. We fiud?' as
Of all inferior fruit that gathered in t;he best class of growers and users! of' Some two years ago a gentlemaname in former years, the l leaf grown on your
November is considered the most.suit\ f fertilizers If this is not remedied it c; :to Columbia county from Massa-, muck lands far superior to Havana j
able for making oil of lemon and lime will, surely react,on the trade. In fact, cl husetts and commenced to grow seed, which, in our opihion'is; the better
juice, because it contains more favorable i t is already doing it. I know many cia igar tobacco. His farm of forty result.
properties, yielding 50 per cent f armers who were advocates of using more than that of other months. One ii creasing quantities of fertilizers who One) acre of his first crop of tobacco I onstrates that leaf tobacco grown on



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your Florida muck land is far superiorfor cines for their stomachs, and the fakir pers. The Dutch plantation com- The Truck-Growers vs. The Rail-
filler purposes than 'any domestic who can tell the gaudiest tale always'' panies in Sumatra can't do it, and road Freights
grown; besides a great saving by mixing catches their dollars." neither can the farmers in the ,Parti-- The truck-growers of upper Marion,
a portion of it' with fineCuban to- "What is your explanation, Mr. dos district in Cuba go on forever in around Orange Lake, and those of
bacco. The combinationresults in a Storm, of the deterioration of Pennsylvania forcing unripe tobacco down 'the Gainesville, convened in the Central
superior quality of cigar 'at a reduced tobacco in recent years?" the throats or between the teeth of the City Saturday to unite in an effort to
price of production." reporter asked. public. Vuelta Abajo wrappers of secure reasonable transportation for
Around Bartow some excellent '"I think they can raise good tobacco light colors are impossible to obtainin their product, or let the railroad com-,
crops of Vuelta Abajo leaf have been in Pennsylvania if they will give desirable quantities, and the Parti- panies haul empty cars, so far as their
grown recently. One planter sold but a little more care to it there," he dos wrappers are plucked before they effort and labor would go towards filling -
his crop of twelve acres for $2,160, answered. "They have plenty of are ripe in order that the color may the same with vegetables. Cap-
which is an average of $180 per acre, fertilizer and of the right sort in Penn- be found acceptable. This green tobacco tain W. D. Evans, of Evinston, was
I acre on the entire crop. raise better quality and less quantity. long as Havana tobacco sets the L. S. Light, P. F., Wilson, Colcloughand
; '; :Another planter in this locality Land may be too rich; if the.object: is fashion manufacturers will continue to Captain Evans made addresses,
S planted, three acres and harvested to raise wrapper leaf. For wrapper buy it, I suppose. As to the Sumatra covering the ground.Mr. .
2,400 pounds which''he'sold for $720, purposes the land needs to be com- leaf, this appears to be the fact: In L. S. Light, secretary of' the
,this being $240 per acre'or a profit in paratively new, and it must not be..too order to supply the markets of the Mcintosh organization, made in sub-
excess, of $200 per acre. richly fertilized. In Florida we plant world with light colored leaf the stance the following statement: "The
At Fort Myers, in Lee county very ground peas in our tobacco fields. plantation companies have carefully speaker then went on to illustate the
i profitable experiments have been These cover the ground thoroughlywith plucked from the stalks the ground cost of raising and marketing vegeta-
.made, showing a yield of over 1,000 vines and afterward are ploughed leaves as they gradually become ma- bles. He had sent out questions to
pounds per acre and in some years under, thus preventing the soil from ture and yellow.: If these companiescould various farmers and had received an-
three crops of tobacco being taken being exhausted. We don't gatherthe go on year after year in break- swers from thirty-four, with the following -
from a single field. peas at all. We plough them ing land it might he that on these new result : Packages shipped,
But it is useless to multiply exam- under three.or four months before we fields they could succeed in raising a 59,000'; gross returns,$63,000; amount
pIes of this kind, the above showing, get ready to use the land for,tobacco. sufficiency of light leaf to supply the I paid the railroad companies, $30,000 ;
.. beyond,a doubt, the profitableness of I There is plenty of potash in the peas, demand,but obviously they cannot do paid to commission merchants, $6,000.
tobacco, production in Florida. The and potash is good for tobacco soil.I this because it is too 'expensive. The Amount received by farmers was
:: crop of cigar leaf in the State last would'suggest to the tobacco growers Sumatran soil is exhaustible, 'too, and $27,000. Adding to this the cost of
year was about 1,000,000 pounds, of Pennsylvania that they plant in a few years the cigar industry will growing, crates, etc., it could readilybe
which brought fully $300,000 to the. their fields with clover, and that they be confronted by not a scarcity only, seen that there was no profits to the
planters, the average being about' plough the clover under. This would but an absolute lack of indispensablelight grower. He argued that whatever was
$150 per acre on the crop, throughout give a beautiful lustre to the tobacco? leaf. Where shall they turn done should be done at once. Or-
the 'State.-Southern Tobacco Jour- but I fancy I can see the thrifty farm- then? I don't know, unless it be to ganization was needed, and if all the
nal. ers of Pennsylvania plough a crop of the tobacco farmers of the United farmers would organize they could do
clover under," and Mr. Storm smiled States, who should be impressed with' as they please."
Tobacco-Fertilizers. and VarietiesA broadly at the picture conjured up by the desirability of doing something to Mr. Light said that after the freezehe
reporter of,the "United States his imagination. "I fear it would bring out of their .own soil exactly the wrote to Mr. Denham, of the Flor-
Tobacco Journal" had an interview in break a Pennsylvania farmer's heart to colors that are demanded." ida Southern, stating that'oranges had
New York with. Mr. George Storm, turn down a crop of clover; nevertheless gone, and that they could do a good
the, head of the syndicate,operating so I should like to see one in that business with watermelons if rates were
M. Edson is his faithin
extensively at Quincy, Florida. We State try the experiment. I am sure J. showing favorable. The rates were reducedon
Polk lake He has
quote a few paragraphs: the results would gratify him beyond .county's region. watermelons, and 1,000'cars were
built fine house his
"What, in your opinion, is the best measure." a large on placeon sent North from the Orange Lake section -
the west side,of Lake Arietta and
fertilizer?" Mr. Storm was asked. "You spoke awhile ago, Mr. Storm', He suggested that the railroadsbe
is 80 has
"Cotton seed, mixed with ordinary of fashionable tobacco," said the reporter planting acres to oranges, asked to reduce the rate .33 percent
and force workon
barnyard manure," he answered. "Do you recall any time in 40 acres planted a at ., which was about what the farm-
the Bartow C. I.
"But,for some reason, which' is altogether your experience when the demand for next 40.-.. ... ers were paying years ago, when they
unintelligible to me," Mr. light wrappers was so general as it is had no competition.A .
Storm went on, '"the American tobacco now ?" The large crop of wild and culti-- committee, consisting of W. F.Rice .
farmer wants something different.He "I certainly do not," answered Mr vated grapes has caused many of our C. A. Colclough and M. Endel,
wants a decoction, with a long Storm. "I am sorry for it, too, be- citizens to go into the manufacture of to interview the transportation compa-
story attached ?to it as to what it will cause any one who knows anything wine and it is the exception where a nies and demand lower rates was. appointed -
enable the soil to produce. They seem about tobacco culture realizes that citizen does not have his ten-gallon .,
to want patent, medicines for their presently it is going to be impossibleto keg in the shade.-Eau. Gallie item in On motion of Mr. L. S. Light, W.
.. farms just as they want patent medi supply the demand for light wrap- Titusville Star. E. Allen and Mr. Abbott were ap650 -
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pointed delegates to attend the Orlan- sow one-half next spring and ,.one- POPULAR POULTRY FARM

do Farmers' Convention September3rd half this fall.

4th and 5th. If it should be proved that this .
Marion county persons present were clover will, in all localities of the APOPKA. .

Captain Eyans and W. H. Kennedy, Northwest, take hold and grow'where '

of Evinston; J. H. Bass, Alfred Ayer, Red clover will grow, and frequently + +

W. G. Norsworthy and W.. E. Allen; where Red clover will not grow, and INDIAN GAMES. :

of McIntosh. that it makes a two foot growth in .r.
Good General Purpose Fowl. Best Table Fowl known. <
Another meeting will be held after ninety days as it did in this experi-

the committee and delegates have timeto ment, it is the greatest forage plant BLACK MINORCAS.Greatest .

perform their duties. and fertilizer on the coast. In this layer of large,White :Eggs.

The sentiment was strong that if the i manner of proceeding, it can be usedas BLACK LANGSHANS.General .

railroads refused to divide with the hay if wanted. Or, better still, it purpose Fowl, Best Asiatic for Florida

"horny handed sons of toil" the trans is the finest fertilizer in the world, because

portation companies could enroll them. a person can keep his land in FOWLS FOR SALE. 38 EGGS IN SEASON.

selves as the h. h. 's. of t. and raise constant cultivation. Take, for: example A few Cockerels at $t 50 and$2 oo. Will cost'more next month. Buy now and save So per
Fowls at rates. One half the usual cost.
cents. shipped single express
vegetables themselves to fill their cars. : an orchard. Plow the land

-Ocala Banner. late in the fall after growth has stop- MEAT MEAL, CRYSTAL GRIT, OYSTER SHELL, ETC.

ped, or early in the spring, and sow s. S. DeLANOY. .PROP.

your clover. In ninety days it is in a
Crimson Clover Sown in Spring.
condition for turning under as a fertilizer Having other property will sell my Orange and Poultry''Farm located on I akeApopka. 18
Heretofore it has been
always stated having,in the meantime, chokedout Acres, 12 in Grove. Good building stock implements. etc. Bargain price. Terms easy;,or will
that Crimson clover must 'be sown in exchange for well located property. Write. *
the of the weeds.
the fall. The following (from the North greater part ----
After being turned under, the groundcan
west Pacific Farmer, of Oregon, shows be leveled with harrow and drag, are one of the non-sitting breeds, but ble Black Minorca cockerel, with all

that this is not necessary. One objec- and left until the next spring, when a we have, known them and Leghorns thelsymptoms| of the one he speaks of,

tion to it in Florida has been the difficulty good harrowing will put it in condi- to. sit when too fat. Indian Games but it did' not die., In looking into

of getting a stand in the hot tion for a good seed bed. This can incubate, but are not persistant sitters; the bird's eye and under the eyelid I

weather of the rainy season. If it be kept up for years, or until the land are easily broken up, and generally go found a sort of a white or, creamy

can be sown in October or November, becomes "clover sick with but to laying in a week. white, membrane forming over the

to be plowed under or cut before the little work. Just one, plowing to very turn .. entire sight of the. bird. I tried 'my

rainy season begins the following under clover, followed by one harrow- Is It A New Disease? roup remedies but failed. It still
spring, the outlook would seem to be giew till the bird was blind. I then
ing and dragging to level the land, Among a lot of Light Brahma cock- .
better resorted "kill
: to the or cure" plan. I
then one harrowing and sowing of erels found
one was recently ailing.
Eastern say that it must be took a pair of small forceps openedthe
papers ,
seed in springtime. Truly this would He was a rather late hatched bird and
sown ,in the fall in order to get it to eye and grasped this substance,
I prove, not only a blessing as a fertil- smaller'than his companions. Noneof '
but in and it r
experiments Oregon carefully pulled out. thoughtthe
,izer in the orchard, but a blessing as a the larger' birds, however, seemedto
that it will do about well bird's would also
\ prove as eye come out ,
labor saver if all that is expected of their weaker brethren. -
earass or annoy
when sown in the spring. In fact, but it did not. This membrame ex-
it is realized. The first observed
that sown in the spring has an advantage 'symptom wasa tended all around under the lower
of the color of the comb.A .
over, that sown in the fall, because darkening eyelid and'out into the nostril. ,
< close examination failed discover
it makes' fine hay. The development Poultry. to After pulling it out I washed the
for this. This followed
is much more rapid, conse- any cause was eye with a solution of salt and water,
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quently there is less woody growth. Edited by s. S. DeLANOY Apopka, Fla. by a gradual loss of strength, some and anointed it with olive oil and turpentine -
diarrhoea and the becoming
The woody growth has always been closed, finally and by eyes white equal parts. No more,trouble

the great "drawback in using Crimson Queries.C. a cheesy with that bird. 'This was the only
matter within the lids nextto
clover for hay.Commissioner. H. H., 'San Mateo, Fla., wantsto collecting case.I had, and Mr. H. S. Babcock'sis
the The lids themselves
Dorsch, who has been know if a poultryman can ship eggs eye. were the only other one I ever bead of.
swollen all.
experimenting with the plant as muchas and guarantee 80 per cent. to hatch? scarcely at This'appear- Trusting this may'help others, I am,
ed first then the ;
any other individual of the Northwest None that I 'know of; there are too upon one eye, upon George O. Morris. in American Fan
other until the bird became blind and
is very much elated with his ex many casualties after the eggs are cier.

periments. The first sown by him shipped over which he has no control. was killed. There was no dischargefrom .
the nostrils and offensive odor
was in the fall, and the next summerit Must of them will duplicate a poor no O rreotion.Our .
such usually accompanies
was plowed under as a fertilizer.On hatch at half price. Wants to know as roup. poultry editor writes us to cor-
No other bird in this
this ground so fertilized were how many hens to a rooster, or in a pen or upon my rect the error of the types which, in
has been affected in
sown oats this spring. There were pen ? Six to eight of the heavy breeds, place, similarly ; the artjcle "Florida Compared," issueof
fact I have similar
never seen a case.
oats, also, on the adjoining land, and ten to fifteen of the ''lighter is about August 17, made him suggest thata
'Is this a new disease ? Or is it a
the great difference in yield of the right for breeding. Do you keep them new (form of some old disease ? Have ,person to whom he was referring; was

two is surpristng. He says that the separate? Certainly, during the breed- not just what he should be. The, sentence -
others similar ? What
seen a case are
fertilized piece yielded fully double ing season. During summer they have the causes and what the remedies ? was "This is not a buggy coun-

the amount of the unfertilized plot, free range, and are mated up about These which try; perhaps the subscriber is." The

not only in grain, but in straw. three weeks, ''to a month before ship. are questions naturallyarise. omission of the apostrophe and the let-
So far I remember
as no poul-
This spring Mr. Dorsch determinedto ping eggs. How large are the pens? ter s caused him to make an insinuation --
book treats of such and I
a case
in the Our allow try which might possibly be consid--
try sowing spring, regardlessof yards are large enough to believe I am tolerably familiar with
the experience of Eastern men who fifteen fowls one hundred square feet ered libelous.
the literature diseases.
said it would when in of others Howis upon poultry .
grow only sown room, 15x100; 30x60. Whatever it was which affected this -
the fall. He chose where he hen-house built ? Some here
a place your cockerel tonics were unavailing and For the cabbage worm, spinkle witha
had heretofore been unable to obtaina claim that roof is
a shingle not good the usual remedies for diseases which weak solution of salt and water
stand of red clover, and put the for chickens. We have,different stylesof
this somewhat resembles in some of
seed in the ground March 15. The coops; it is not necessary to have
its but not in others were
stand was good, the growth was excellent large or tight coops in this climate. symptoms, ,
powerless to arrest its The HONDA REAL 'ESTATE
the hay was fine, and the We prefer something besides slats dur- bird slowly faded progress.growing ,

beautiful crimson blossoms with their ing winter on the north and west sides; away,
weaker and weaker until the case
Wanted in Exchange for Unencum
of made have fronts the south and
background deep green, a open facing seemed absolutely hopeless and he beredMASSACHUSETTS '
that the of "both roofs. insects with
sight pleased eye tight Fight a spray was dispatched as a kindness.

man and beast. When cut green the pump, and kerosene your roosts a cou- I H. S. BABCOCK.Not COTTAGE LOTS

horses would leave their oats to par ple of times a month, rather than de-

take of it, and the cow took the last pend on the,rains to drown the mites; at $100 Each .

straw before' returning to her slops, sometimes the fowls get nearly drowned a New Disease.In -

while the chickens almost made their themselves.I answer to Mr. H. S. Babcock's

living in the patch. On June 30 want to get a breed that are good article in the July i3th number of Near Station and Bathing Beach

this was cut for hay, and made prob- layers and poor sitters. My hens lay your journal, will say, my experienceleads -

ably two tons per acre. Mr. Dorschis twelve eggs and want to sit. Which me to believe that it is not a

so well pleased that he has ordered fills the bill best, Indian Games or "new disease," but a new form of an CHAPIN FARM, AGENCY,

eight bushels of the seed, and will Black Minorcans? Black Minorcans old disease-roup. I had a valua- 3-23-tf St. Augustine, Fla.



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State: : News.After Our Rural l Home.wwwww shawl when she she, had died worn; and but I few hated times to SCOTT'S' '

i give it away-though, you know, I .
all is said and done, the fact nowhere
go to wear expensive
: remains that this is the center of the St. Thomas. Fla. garments of any kind now." CARBO-DIGESTIVE.$>

: orange-growing region of Florida. Extravagant," Amy had said; and I

Capt. W. J. McEddy, of Yalaha, one began to reproach myself, though I COMPOUND. l '

of our oldest and most successful growers That Old Trunk. had long ago given away every gar- .

says he remains in this part of the (Continued.) ment that would be of use to the .
State from choice be The girls had been so contented
to grow oranges washerwoman and her girls; such un-
lieving they reach nearer the ,point of with me, had improved so in health, serviceable things as lace mantles and Positively the one Remedy for the,treat'

perfection here.-Leesburg. Commer- and I had become so tenderly attachedto velvet bodices, old-fashioned em ment of
cial.! them that it worried me now to know broideries overskirt
a long of brocade NERVOUS EXHAUSTION
be their hearts were not at rest. Annie silk and few ,
Pear cider can manufactured for a things wrapped in pa- i
twelve arid a half cents per gallon. had noticed that I exerted myself to per, were still in the trunk., Anniewas Simple and Aggravated forms of

Tile market price is' now thirty cents.Do. have everything move on in the house- closely examining the' 'trimming '
hold as it had before the freeze she Dyspepsia and Palpitation of the Heart
; with
the view
not let your pears spoil on on a velvet.jacket, a to rip-
allow them the several times ,said, Aunt! ,, Em surely "Oh could .
ground, or to hang on ping. you not wear it,
trees until they are useless. Eithercut had a genius for poverty. not that Annie, ,child," said I, "for just lookat
Does food sour after eating ? Are
in thin slices and place 1 in the sun she believed l.in poverty as anythingreal the sleeves. There is not a thing you easily your confused and excited ? 'Do

for drying;;or make them ufJ'hv cider. and tangible herself.it If I was i here, you see, that is fit to use-that you get up in the morning tired and un-
Evaporators are being introduced in beginning believe in from expertence could be made over." "I knew there refreshed, and with a bad taste, in the

the cities south of us, and it would I had a horror of "poor folksy" was not, but I wanted to satisfy Amy's mouth ?
so kept convictions to Is there a dull cloudy sensation attended
ways my
seem that) this is the solutionof. profitably curiosity. The miss blushed, by disagreeable feelings in the

marketing: the surplus crop.- but I went on, good naturedly. "If head and'eyes ?
AsI lifted the lid of the old trunkI
Tallahasseean.. had'visions possible, Annie, I want you to go to Are you irritable and restless ?
The crop of Kelsey plums has been in my mind of myriadsof the springs and the coast, with Mrs.H.'s Does your heart thump and cause youto
creeping things, as in the spring for breath after
better: than usual in the Halifax coun- party-two or three light dressesare gasp stairs? climbing a flIght'of
cleaning had been neglected. How-
try, owing to the cold winter possibly, ever, the spicy odors that escaped con- all you'll need-you have nearly Does it distress vou to lie on the left

in some cases certainly, by providingthe vinced that everything. An outing party in side?
me, camphor and cloves
trees with the constituents lackingin Florida go to enjoy themselves, and Have you impaired memory, dimnessof
will do duty for over two years, and fastidious in vision, depression of mind and
the soil to:make the trees hold their are not so their wardrobe, gloomy
that neither moth nor roach was likelyto forebodings ?
fruit=Halifax Journal.The young people up North. There is
find a resting place among "Mrs. These symptoms mean that you are
cold winter did not half so much conventionality and :
not provide suffering from Dyspepsia and Nervous
Noah's old clothes. In some of the
any,elements lacking in the soil, but fashion, but a good deal more real en- Exhaustion. .
I had stored few
compartments a me- "
it gave the trees for once a substitutefor joyment. There is no other remedy extant that
the severer climate which they re- mentoes of friends-some dead many "Oh, do you really think I can go, has done so much for this class of troubles -

some simply dead to me. Manyof asSCOTT'S
quire for, productiveness.In years aunt? and the pretty face beamed with
these had no intrinsic value. Tom
the issue of August i5th read' called them "Em's relics," some were pleasure surprise. Thereupon we CARBO-DIGESTIVE
began to speculate ,what wouldbe
of one man keeping five horses at the valuable. chiefly for their antiquity, upon j'- :
absolutely indispensable
of 60 month for each );
cost $5
per but there was nothing to tempt. mer- burst out with-
horse. That is good.( :': It be of Amy 1
may burglar and Tom ,had threat-
cenary ;
interest to the Florida farmer to tell ened to throw the "rubbish" out of "You say slippers, just look here, If your case has resisted the usual
; > my lady Cinderella! and she tossedto methods of treatment we are particularly I
l him that 'all :
by making own hay,
my doors when settled in
we our
her sister of anxious to have this
a pair dancing shoes yon give compounda
raising' two acres of oats, one and one- home, and the bric-a-brac for our little ,
that had done oh
half acre' of cassava, I kept two mules parlor had been taken from the wrappings duty, so many long We guarantee relief in every case and
that I would like
and rtwo' horses from July i, 1894, to which consisted of oldfashionedand years ago, not to tell. will cheerfully refund your money shouldour

July i, 1895,; for 158.31, or on an half-worn clothing. They were bronzed and almost as goodas remedy fail to produce the most grat-
new. I had entirely forgotten them, ifying results.:
average of $3.30 ;month for four
per Rubbish, indeed I exclaimed, as in Please'remember that the
not having any one my family to
animals the entire. year.-Orlando Re 1. took one look, satisfied in my own wear a dancing slipper. Then I too Patent Medicine does not apply to

porter. mind,that no feminine wardrobe how-
began to rummage, and brought to Scott's Compound..
There a disposition in some placesto
ever scanty, would be any the better
light several'parcels one, a black lace
believe that false reports have been for a replenishing from the motleymess mantilla that had been It is a prescription put up by a leading
a stylish
sent out from the Manatee River of old-time finery. I tossed overa very :I physician who has made stomach and

i I country, and'that oranges here; as few garments, then remembered that wrap once upon a time. I had, immediately nervous troubles a specialty for years.
an idea, so I l laid it aside We court investigation and
well as elsewhere in the State, are few earnestly,
in the bottom of the trunk I had
its box for it had all physicians to write for the
in paper ,, well urge us
I and far between. This fall will be
packed several articles that had been cared for Several formula of SCOTT'S CARBODIGESTIVE -
though forgotten.
the:time to pUt.a stop to such, 'erroneous considered too rich and costly for attracted COMPOUND, which we will mailon

I ideas; and to let the world know wearing in our humble position, as dainty aprons the attentionof application, that they may satisfy

that t we have the most favored sectionof well as unsuitablein, so mild a climate. Amy-two of them could be put themselves of its harmless character and
-the State.. Some of. the enterprising together, she said; ,they were of linen, excellent virtues.Scott's .
I was not a society woman, or might with
deep embroidery for trimming
1 merchants here at Braidentown them.
: possibly make some use of and would make Carbo-Digestive CompoundIs
two shirt waist all
a ,
are:already' moving in the right direction "
"Come here
girls a minute I
up ,
except the sleeves they must be of a the most remarkable
i in this matter. They have ; remedy that
called and of
two pair feet came
different material but there science has
with'the was em- produced. It has succeededwliere
;, ordered wraps scampering up, and two seconds more: broidery enough; ,to ,trim them.To all other remedies have failed.
I tee, River Oranges" printed upon two eager faces were bending over ( be continued) Sold by druggists everywhere $1,00per
theM natee River.Journal.: the paraphernalia that half filled the > bottle. Sent to any address in

There is,a plan on foot t to induce a old trunk. Among Our Home Folks. America on receipt of price.Don't .

colony to settle in Clay county composed -"Now, Aunt Em," exclaimed Amy Mrs. M. H. L., Messina, Fla.-In money forget if results that we are cheerfully not satiRf refundyour cro-

j ,'of f farmers from the Northernand "this is too awfully extravagant. I regard to the velvet bean, I am not ry. Order direct if your druggist does

Eastern States' and Europe. Our wouldn't have believed it of you. aware of its being grown for table not have it.Address .

; countv! can furnish as many inducements Hoarding away nice old things like use. It is valued chiefly for its rapid all orders to -

I 'to settlers as any- ,in the State. this when we girls are just dying for growth and immense clusters,of pur. CONCORD CHEMICAL MFG. CO.C

The soil is good and well adapted, to new clothes," and she gathered up an pIe and white waxy-looking blossoms. ",

corn, oats, broom corn, sweet pota- armful, ,then singling out a lace tunic, It is not unpalatable when cooked, TOPEKA, KAS. ,

toes, garden vegetables, peaches, torn half way down the middle, she but I fear the pod could not be used, ,

pears, plums, persimmons, grapes, slipped it on and went dancing around as it is covered' with a ,dark velvety 500 BOOKS ETC. FREE i
sugar cane, strawberries, Sea Island the, room. down, slightly sticky to the touch,

cotton and tobacco, Price of land is "You are welcome to it, if you call when young; and when dry and old tiful Send souvenir ten cents of the and Cotton get by States return and mail Interna-a beau \

low ahd_ bur'farmers are prosperous. that new clothes;" said I. "To tell they are rather difficult to shell. I tional Exposition, postage prepaid, and your

Taxes are quite moderate and thereis the truth, these were old before the intend trying some for table use, however name of Commerce's and address special printed"Mail in the Order Atlanta Directory"that ,Journal

no public indebtedness at all. Claycounty flood, Amy-that is, before' the Ohio and will report. I have still, a order will firms go to who exhibitors will send and hundreds of books mail,

has'yet to issue her first bond. River flood of '84. Many of these small 'quantity of f the beans on hand, papers, etc;, FREE. you sample

Green' Cove Spring. were my mother's. This black lace which I will'' sell at price advertised JOURNAL of COMMESQE Atlanta:, Ga.;



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,, '1895.. ." ." 'THE. -FLORIDA-- --- FARMER-. AND.. FRUIT-GROWER.- ..-. -.. ...__..- _...., .._-65,3somelime ,

ago; 5' cents for dozen or to be interested about this horticultural Handkerchiefs. having used.one no hoiisekeep'er' : "wll.

niore'if self addressed envelope be wonder, cassabanana-beriin- For Our Rural Home. do without it. ,

sent. ,If you .Have been a reader ofOur casa cerifera.( In answer to many Inquiries As gifts, handkerchiefs are always Now that grapes'are ripe I wonderif

Rural Home, you have 'seen' L I will say that t the vine producing acceptable, and the daintier they are your readers know the best way to .

that, the, velvet t' bean is recommended this fruit is an annual, of veryrapId the more satisfactory will be the giftto put them up for winter use.. I seed

as a good vine for shade. The podmay s growth. It will 'clImb to. the both donor and recipient.In them with a small, sharp 1 knife arid to

mature t if planted; during the top of a tall tree and all over it in the collection which I will describe each quart of fruit add one cup pjF

, rainy season, but not l later. All one season. The fruit which is very are those suitable for every water, ,cook till tender, and_ then-'pu; : tin
i slock seem 'very fond of the foliage, beautiful, of the size and shape of a member of the family. the sugar and just bring ,toa boil,

! as Well 1 as the''beans.S bologna sausage, eighteen inches in The first two are of fine linen, hemstitched as longer cooking changes the sugarto

>ome months; ago ''Mrs. A. of StAugustine .. l length and from three to four in di with Asiatic Honiton lace silk. acid, and it takes a great deal l more.

described in these columns, arne\. Kr, is of a brilliant scarlet color An initial letter in the corner of. one of it. I use a ,coffee p ,of sugar to >a

a. very', handsome' flowering shrub, )Vh'en'ripe' and has a strong pineapple was in old English, the other one quart of fruit. They are also very

which for want of the true name, shcalled e fragrance, so strong is ,the aroma ornamental script. Both were embroidered nice spiced. Prepare them as 'for
"red feather poinciana." Imade that it wilt' scent a whole building. with white Asiatic twisted canning, but instead of a cup of"water. t

an efl'ortto, djscover the botani The keeping qualities of the fruit as embroidery silk. use half a cup of vinegar; a teaspdon
cal' name.' The following note from tonished me. Last year I picked a Next were two with plain hems, each of clovesand, cinnamonandtwocups

r rr._ W: N. Pike, who is .an authorityon number of the fruits just after a light having a: tiny vine, embroidered with of sugar. Do not put the. sugarin

,such matters', may interest Mrs. A. frost, the middleof, November, and white Asiatic filo, over the edge of the until they are. perfectly tender; then

and. others who possess the plant,referred kept them sound until the, January hem.. cook for an hour or two slowly. Theyare
to : following. In order to test its shipping In the corner of each was a plain good with.only one cup of sugar;

"The description t of the 'red feather qualities and find its,true .botanical script initial, embroidered with, white but not as rich.

poinciana' almost t exactly to name, I shipped several sample embroidery silk, and drawn carelessly If this does not find the waste basket

thai:,of the Mexican calliandra grandi- fruits to distant points. First, to Dr. through one was a spray of forgetmenots perhaps I will write again.LULA .' ,

flora, which we 'have growing and Franceschi, botanist for the Southern and through the other a tiny A. SQUIE'R.Pomona L

flowering at Jessamine Gardens; amos't California Acclimatiiing ,Association, rosebud. These were worked in natural Fla. '

', magnificent' flowering shrub, who wrote me as follows : }..colors with Asiatic filo. These recipes came very opportunely -

which came up nicely after the freezes." "Your favor of the 26th received, Two silk handkerchiefs, gentlemen'ssize and are gratefully received. The

Anew Florida salad is made with as also your most remarkable fruit. cream color, and white, had sin waste basket is not capacious, and YOU;

a handful i each of leaves, of Jamaica No doubt it belongs to the cucurbitace gle flowers scattered, along the hem, my dear Mrs. S., need be in no fear of

sorrel, lemon vine and nasturtium. e,, family, and from what you say violets .on the cream-color and forget- it. Please.come. again. .
Wash\ them lightly ; have a dressing must be an annual. We have never menots on the white. These were Our readers, as a general thing; seem

prepared, as for lettuce 'or anysimilar seen or heard of such a thing before, worked with the Asiatic filo. slow to:share their,housekeeping knowledge l-

1 salad l composed of vinegar, and it may really prove a valuable A small white silk handkerchief hada with Our Rural Home '''Folks,

mustard, the yolk or the whole of an novelty. We are going to have a spray of buttercups in the corner though it would be taken as a favorby

egg, (or the egg may be omitted entirely photo taken and also a painting, to and a frill of delicate silk lace two all of us if they would be more gen

), spoonf .of butter or drippings, show the natural) size and,color when inches wide around the edge. erous.
which' I prefer, ane half a teaspoonfulof l perfectly ripe. We have referred the Another one, intended for the same The asbestos plate must be an'excellent l

salt. When the dressing is hot, question to the highest authority, young lady was a dainty creation of thing. A substitute; which. I. often =

pour. over the leaves; then scatter'a Prof. C. N. Naudin, and will inform point lace. :use,is a pie pan, sometimes turned
few nasturtium blossoms over the you of the result in due time." For the school boy and girl,linen ofa upside'down:' ED. O.' R. 'HiImperial

dish i, or lay them around 'the edge of I then- wrote to Dr. Devron, of New medium quality was chosen. Someof a .

of the salad.l These blooms are 'excellent Orleans, who wrote : "Your new fruitis these had only the initial for dec- ,Drink.. .

<<;: to eat, besides they brightenthe the 'cassabanana-(benincasa ceri-} oration, while others had a favorite Dissolve from 2 to,3,drachms cieaiit

table. Fera) from the East Indies, and is flower. All were embroidered with of tartar in a quart iof boiling :watery! ,
Oat meal shrub is made by puttinga named.after'an Italian Count Benin- Roman floss, in colors. add the juice" ,of a lemon; and a littlelemon ;
t teacup of fresh oatmeal into a'pitcher i casa." There was a half-dozen tiny squaresof peel and sweeten with
or jar; a Half teacup; of white sugar, To further demonstrate its shipping the linen with a fancy stitching for I When cold it may be used as a cooling -
borders done in Roman In '
the floss.
the juice of a lemon, or half teacup of qualities I sent a sample fruit to Mr. drink and diuretic. Valuable in
the corner of each was a brownie
strong and well flavored vinegar, a W. H. Smith, of Vacaville, Cal., who worked with black Asiatic threatened sunstroke and passive con-
little grated nutmeg. Mix with a cup wrote : "Yours of 14th inst. to hand, gestion of the brain.
silk 2000. As there was no two alike;
of cold water, then pour into the j jar and also the box containing the cassa- .

nearly a gallon of boiling- water, stir- banana. It came in good ,order,' the the set furnished youthful recipient.The a fund of. amusementfor Very fine home grown corn 'can:be

ring tHoroiigKly. Use'when cold, let- perfectly sound, and about one-half last one in the collection wasjrandma's bought on our streets at sixty 'centsper

ting it settle! first. Very refreshingand colored. It is certainly a'curiosity i if -a white silk with a tiny bushel.-Plant City Item in Tampa
nourishing nothing else. Tribune .
black vine embroidered (for a border :
Fruit shrubs be had
may at any sea- .
The seed should be started early in =
with Asiatic filo 2000. .
the of kind
son. Express juice any order to obtain the best results. I R. E. M. att-.af.o. .<:a .
ot berries-l last fruit( is best-by slowly
imagine it would be lovely festooningthe .. FERTILIZE 9 9i
heating without water, then pouring ,
of of Florida
piazzas some your Household Hints.For .
into a bag of thin :flannel or a fruit ECONOMICALLY XPROFITABLY
homes the brilliant colored fruits i
Our Rural Home:
str irler. ,Boil together equal measures AND EFFECTIVELYf
dangling among the deep green foliage.J. I hardly ever read your departmentof BY THC
of and minutes
j juice ten it .
put into bottles hot; and wax the .
without of I would
thinking things
corks. When wanted put a few --* --- Nearly all fertilizers are Ineffective because \f
like'to share with your readers. And they contain too little NITROGEN ("ammow
spoonfuls into a glass and ffll up with $100 Reward, $100. nia") and this little In an insoluble form. M
now I have a little time I am going to Add a little NITRATE OF SODA to these and v
cold water. the result will be astonishing.' ... *
will be
The readers of paper do 'nto
The letter 'from Mr. J. L. Nor- pleased to know that there is at least one so. A PAMPHLET FREE and"' when \.
While I was making my pear butter use nitrate, and how to buy and use fcrtillzers -
mand, Marksville, La., will be read dreaded disease, that science has been most economically. Address g
with interest by readers of the able to cure in U.its stages, and that is from the directions' given in that ex- S,M..,Harris, ,"M9retoijFrtrm)( '\p.Npy)) .York,
FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure is the only cellent article in a late number on the .L>' iLtio:. eo- -<>>..
known to the medical LeConte Pear I wondered how
positive cure now manyof
not only those in search of novelties ..
; fraternity. Catarrh being constitutional readers had asbestos White,,
your an plate, Chester ;
but the housekeepers, who find disease, requires a constitutional treat- ,:. eter::,.''l BKBKBBIRK. A;Poland China
under the the lie
much to put sauce pan on M'IQS. Jersey,Guernsey&Holstein -
often so difficulty in filling the ment. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken in- Cattle. Thoroughbred
preserve closet.. It is said to make a ternally, acting directly upon the blood stove, to keep the contents from burn- and Sheep House,Fancy Doe.. data ttng ae.
delicate sweetmeat when fully ripe and mucous surfaces of the system, ing. I would not know how to do 8. W.r--SMITHTCochranvllle, Chester Co., Pa.
; thereby destroying the foundation of the without one or two of them.In .
and I predict success for it as soon .
disease, and giving the patient strengthby fruit '
making. jelly, canning ,
its good qualities are known. We the constitution and
as. t building up assisting ATLANTA WOMAN'S COLLEGE
rice oat meal and in fact
can ascertain them only} by experiment nature in doing its work. The, cooking ,
that burns it is indis- ATLANTA, GEORGIA.
which I propose to do. proprietors have so much faith in its anything easily,
curative powers that they offer One Hun- pensable. To be sure you have to D. W. GWIN, LL. D,, )| Co.Prelidenti
ED. O.R. H.
W. l3. SEALS, A. M.,
dred Dollars for any case that it fails to stir the contents occasionally, but it
Mrs M. G. Mills cure. Send for list of testimonials. Ad- will not burn. If hardware Assisted by a full corps of able instructors In all
dress your departments. The scientific method of instruction -
"* '*' I see'" that the readers of the merchant does not keep' them get him pursued. Ample accommodations'for board-
F. J. CHENEY & ,CO.:) Toledo, O. lug pupils. Session begins Sept. 4th.., Address
FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER seem 21Sold by Druggists, 7u c. to; they only cost ten cents. After above, or NAT T. SEALS, Business Mgr.

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Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower which frequently prevails in our very article sent here by the Armour' mission sitting in Demerara obtaining
Great Republic Company. Yet if Armour sent us in information to further the productionof
).'... TERMS.OF SUBSCRIPTION It is a ,large building, 0, a mighty his cans labeled "roast beef" nothing agricultural} industrics other than

For One Year .... .........:.......V.:: r. ......2.00For large building, with room enough in but the residuum left after making beef sugar in British Guiana, Mr.J. H.Hart,
..... ...... ......... .
Six Months
II .u. i.oo it for decade's growth of Jack extract or beef tea most people wouldgo of the Botanic Gardens Trinidadwrotea
In Foreign Countries ....................... 3.00 many ; ,
"Subscriptions in all cases cash in sonville. right on pronouncing it better than report which is of suggestive valueto
advance. No discount allowed on one's But we would by no means speak Florida meat. all the West India colonies. He !
own subscription(except in a club), but to disrespectfully of the palace of our does not, of course, attempt to persuade i
all agents a liberal cash commission will much defrauded and much forgivingUncle The California Orange Tower. 'any one to enter into the culti- !
be allowed all obtainedby
on subscriptions .
them. Write for terms. Sam. We lift our hat witha Some of our people view with con-: vation of what are called minor indus-

To every new subscriber we will send, sincere tribute when we look out of cern the announcement that Califor- tries if the larger ones pay better. But
postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Gardening our back window upon its lofty pinnacle nia will erect a tower of oraages he points out the serious errors of car- .
in Florida." For two new sub- towering above the live-oaks, the thirty feet high at the Atlanta rying all our eggs in one basket. The

scribers postpaid,, at a $2.00 copy of each Moo, we e's will, "Orange send, visible embodiment of the strength and sition and maintain it fresh throughout stability and prosperity of a colony are
Culture." greatness of the United States Govern- with fruit which has already been built upon many combined industries,
Rates of advertising on application. ment. Let us hope that the grateful placed in cold storage for that pur- each of which should have the most
Remittances should be made by check, coolness, which, even on the hottest pose. .It has even been urged that careful attention. There is small hopeof
postal note, money 'order or registeredletter Florida should meet this display with
to order, of days, floats through its pillared halls any special Eastern produce being
F.ABMBB.AND FRUIT GROWER, and corridors, may ever serve to re. the fruit which will be found this fall cultivated on a large scale in the'West
Jacksonville Fla. press the partisan heat and passion of on the Manatee and Caloosahatchee.Well Indies. This would place us in competition -
,L"" the Government's servants who do suppose California does erect with the cultures from that
NOTICE duty therein. the tower. That State had, according part of the globe, and so long as laboris

And above all, as these grand white to their own writers, at least a so cheap there, and conditions con-
If you receive copy of this walls lift themselves and look down thousand carloads of oranges left over tinue normal, ,there is no likelihood of

paper which you did not order, upon the deep sand of the neglected which could not be marketed. A few the West 'successfully competing with

consider it an invitation to sub- streets, what a rebuke they utter to carloads of them could very appro; the East in articles which can be grown

scribe. If you do not want it, the wretched wrangling of the city's preately be applied for towerbuildingpurposes. equally well in both regions. The most

kindly hand it to a neighbor. politicians, and of that band of petty But Florida could hardly promising substitutes, in Mr. Hart's
obstructionists, who blocked the afford to devote the fruit which is already opinion, are those already grown in

CONTENTS. growth of Jacksonville. selling for $1.75 to $2.00 a box the West. Cacao is a successful growthin

.. on the trees to maintain a rivalry with Trinidad, and is an example of a new
How to Grow Pineapples;,Best Early Varieties last year's which could find cultivation with and
pursued vigor care-
; Improved Peach Culture; Best Stock Beef and
for the Orange ............................ 547 Prejudice. no buyers.We fully attended to. The output in 1894was
The Lower End of the Orange Belt.. ....... 548 Already the wire-grass steer has hope that California will have
Lemon Growing in Sicily .Fertilizers on 21,608,384 pounds. .But Mr. Hart
.Credit ........... ........;................. 549 passed the climax of the season andis enough citrus fruit at the Expositionso believes that the most profitable articlefor
TOBAcco-1'obacco Culture in Florida....... .
Tobacc Fertilizers and Varieties.......... 549 550 now on the down grade. The fat that every Floridian who visits it the West Indies in general will be
The Truck Growers vs.the Railroad Freights 550 in his'.carcass is perhaps not less in can procure a dozen or so to sample. materials for manufactures although -
Crimson Clover Sown in Spring ......... 551 raw ,
POULTRY-Queries ; Is It A New Disease?; bulk than it was a month ago, but it Then he will probably come home the demand for them is not
Correction...... ...... ..... ..... ...... 551 is instead of white and so
now yellow and his the borers
OUR RURAL HOME-That Old Trunk No. 2; stump trees, dig out constant as for dietary supplies. Aftera
Among Our Home Folks ....... ...... 552 its shriveled and tough condition distinctly of them, fertilize and bud, and,go to survey of numerous'cultivations he

Handkerchiefs Drink ......;...Household.............Hints......; Imperial...... 553 denotes the beginning, of a work to raise some oranges. arrives at the conclusion that the most
EDITOR-lAIr-The. New Government Building; falling off. This deterioration and it. promising of the'subsidiary' industriesare
i Beef and Prejudice The.Caltfornia Or-
? ; :
a I'"' <*Tower Business Outlook in toughening, unless arrested bYa sup- Business Outlook in Jamaica.
Jamai- rubbers
ang fibres cola and
caEnquiries..... ...... . ....:.. .................... 554 of artificial feed will continue The in and dyewoods
Answered; Markets.... ........ .... ply until sugar industry Jamaica timbers.
Among The Reds .........?..... ............'556 555 sometime in February or March, in fact, in all the West Indies is in a In the entire editorial the word
Weather and Crops ............ .., ._, or-
Squash Growing in Chili.' .......... .......... P87 according to the season, when the moribund condition, owing to the ange does not once occur. Whatever
young, tender wire grass begins to appear over: powering competition of beet despondent and disheartened Florid-
on the "burns." sugar under the stimulus of bounties ians think of the outlook for
Weather in, Jacksonville. may ,or-
Now is the Florida farmer's from the German and French Govern-
oppor- culture in it is
Week Ending Aug. 26, IB9S ange Jamaica, certainly
tunity to make some money if he has ments. A contributor to the King- significant that the foremost journalof

a a a .9. a u' 3SDATB. I woo stored away a supply of good feed. It ston (Jamaica) Gleaner writes vigor- the island,' in a comprehensive'notice -
I is cheaper to keep an animal ously:
00 :>.! up of the promising minor industries,
-- - which has already attained a condi-- "The most contemptible thing on does not find the
....82 orange even worthy
Aug 20. 84 86
......... 81 97 94 76 77 21 17 86 ,00.00Aug. tion of sufficient fatness, even for six God's earth is a coward. The biggest of f a mention, despite the ,extraordinary

AUg.22..p80 Aug. 23.........78 7S 82 94 95 72 74 21 22 83 84 .10.00 months, than to allow it to fall away cowards in creation just now are the favoring circumstances which Flori:
Aug. 24.........81 83 94 7S. 19 84 .07 for four months without artificial feed, Jamaica sugar planters. Even a wild da's misfortune might be supposed to
Aug Aug. 25 26.......8a.. ....83 83 81 95 92 75 76 20 16 M5 84 .00.00 and then by cramming for two months beast if driven into a corner, will turn' have created.
- restore it to its original proportions. and fight for its life,. but the.Jamaica I .I
Mean ...... 81 81
94. 75 19 85 .17
Total rainfall Every experienced feeder knows this. sugar planters-God must help them, Fleecing the Phosphate Men:
Wire-grass beef for a few months in for they are too stupid and cowardlyto
A. J. MITCHELL Observer. "The American Fertilizer"
_______. _______ the spring is as fine as any in the help themselves. "We have in says :
country, and with this description of "The last hope of the West Indian our possession an account -
The New Government Building. meat to reinforce them the butchersof sugar planters is to induce England to of sales which seems to imply

As we were going to press last week Florida :could make head against put a duty on importations of beet that by the common method; of phos-

the majestic edifice of "marble," and Armour. But the fitful competition sugar, consequently one would expect phate selling, about thirty per cent of '
slate, and iron, designated with demo maintained by an uncertain article, them to be bending all their energiesto the total value of the material" is swal--

cratic simplicity as the Government waxing and waning with the seasons that end. But the torpor of death lowed up in petty expenses.

Building, threw open its doors to the from the poorest quality to the best, seems to be already upon them -..-

public. will never accomplish anything toward "I consider it nonsense to waste Two Recent Opinions

The beholder may well be pardoned overcoming the powerful Chicago breath in advocating central factories.In Please take my advertisement out
for a slight uncertainty as to whethera monopoly.It the present condition of the su- or I will be bankrupted answering en-
Greek temple or a Gothic cathedralis took a hundred years to convincethe gar industry it would be a crime,for quiries. The birds were all taken two
intended, but on entering he findsit American public that this country the government of Jamaica to tax 'the days after the notice appeared.

dedicated to that modern god, Mercury could produce as good mutton as En- public for such a purpose. I would Thanks to THE FARMER AND FRUIT
--the letter carrier-and to the g'and'! ,,and even Daniel Webster could oppose any such proposition with all GROWER.

publicans and sinners who collect the not surmount the ancient prejudice. the energy in my power. To spend MRS. C. GOMPERTS

United States' revenue and do business After he had dined in England he de- public money on an industry which is Lady Lake, Fla.
in United States courts. This is alla clared that the "old mutton" of that approaching rigor mortis is on the face

strictly American idea and is as it country was the best in the world. of it absurd." Your paper is by all odds more ,

should be. Florida beef has to contend againstthe The Gleaner treats the subject of practical and readable than anyone ;

The mosaic floors which 'were still same unreasoning prejudice. .,Pure "Substitutes for Major Industries". ina of the half dozen agricultural papers I

being pounded into (form and ground wire-grass beef is bad enough, as badas long and carefully studied editorial.In we get, published north and east of
into comeliness by ragged AfroAmerican possible, but beef fattened on cow- the course of it occurs the following Jacksonville.

citizens, not unfitly typified the pea hay, corn-meal and sweet potatoes passage :, ,JOSIAH JORDAN.:
universal suffrage style of architecture : is better than any Western canned "In response to the request of a Com- Topeka, Kansas.

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.IT ,\ "




: The Orange on Lemon Stock. pects are more hopeful than they werea HE

,: It i is well known, or at least general ,few weeks ago.

ly believed, that oranges budded upon GEORGE WILLICOMBE. FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF -FLORIDAJThe

lemon stock are not a success.' ". It DeLeon Springs, Fla. -, .

seems a little odd, therefore, to see
Abominable .
the Florida Those Snake Stories.
:following suggestions to a
I grower made by THE FARMER AND Even the usually discreet and fastidious Oldest National Bank in the State.This .

: FRUIT GROWER of that State: Citizen publishes a story about a Bank, after twenty years of successful business,has just undergone a rigid special examination .
by the United States Comptroller's Department,and has had its charter extended for an
railroad train which
"We would suggest that unless the was stopped by other period of twenty years '

; Washington Navels are on, lemon; the conductor to allow the passengersto By conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
strength and ability meet all legitimate demands.We .
stocks they will not be found profit- look at a monstrous rattler. The invite a visit or correspondence looking toward business relations, assuring you that your
able in such large numbers, if at all." people of Florida will understand this favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention.

-California Fruit Grower.As co re.ctly-that such snakes are so un- JAMES M., SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY

the Russian satirist said he,was comnipn as to make it really worth President. Cashier.

happiest when: men were no absurd, while for\ the conductor to stop the Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.

so it is quite possible that a heightenedzest train to loiok: at it. But the story will .

is added to our satisfaction whenan not travel five hundred miles north be- OH LOOK SAVE MONEY .

error is committed by a contempo- fore it will be transmuted to read thatan ,

rary generally so accurate and critical immense reptile actually got under B y buying only FERTILIZERSW _

., as the California Fruit Grower. the wheels of a locomotive in Florida ith a PURE BONE BASIS, --f ,

"It is well known" in Florida that, and stopped it. Every such yarn that Enrich your Land and Yourselves, .
in latitudes where it is not' too tender the invalid or tourist reads up North

and especially on pine land, there is will make a cold chill run down his E iicourage every one you may t .

no,better stock for the orange than backbone and he will very likely resolve : K now to use DMING'S[ FERTILIZERS, because they are

the,rough ,lemon. The lemon stock to stay away. S afe and Reliable to use for

is practically the only one which will A ny Crop, making a Strong, Stocky

make the Navel sufficiently' 'productive Markets.JACKSONVILLE G rowth, and sweet, juicy vegetables'and fruits that are

in Florida to render it worth E ngagetl ahead by those Merchants who do '

growing at all. N ot want only the very best Fruits and Vegetables.T .
See the letter of Mr. A. L. Duncan
FLA. 30.
ake time and write at once to the
in our columns August 24; in fact, see FRUITS AND PRODUCE. .
our columns everywhere. Corrected by Marx Bros.
These are average quotations. Extra choice ,
lots fetch prices above top quotations, while poor

Enquiries Answered. Grapes lots sell per lower.crate .................... .75 to 1.00 Jacksonville, F1orida.: :
Farmer and Fruit-Grower Pears per bbl.......................... .75 to 1.50
Editor : Apples bbl........'................. .. 2.50 and obtain their Special Low Prices to meet the times
For the benefft of Mrs. Mills I will Peaches,crate............. ... .....1.oo to 1.25 Cash With Order.CFTOICE
English Peas bu.... .-._....... .... 1.60 for .
say that I tried salsify'years ago, and Cocoanuts.... .......... .............. 3.50
found that it Peanuts best brand..... ............. 4 to 5
requires deep plowing, Cabbage. N. Y. each ................. .05 to .07 : A. :N"O. 1-
',heavy fertilizing and good culture. Pineapples, ............ .-.._........ .02 to .05
Potatoes,New York... ............ 2.00
Though it,will succeed, I did not be- Onions, bbl. ............:. ........... 2.0010250
lieve it, would pay. Still one 'might Bggs......... --...........-.-. ...... .16 to .17
Orange ..
'raise some of it for one's own use if Corrected by Davis & Robinson.
fond of it yellow Yams, bush. ........ '......... 40 to .50
one was Sweet Potatoes ...................... .40 to .50
For Major Campbell I will say I Hubbard squash, bbl............ ...... 1.00 to 1.25
Lettuce, doz. none... ................ :FO SAIIE.: .
tried Japanese buckwheat and it grew Celery, Kalamazoo..... '..........._.. 40 to 50
well but it will notstand frost or Egg Plants, bbl..,.................... 1.50 to2.00
; any Tomatoes, crates ..................... 2.00 Grape Fruit, Lemon and Seedless Grape Fruit.
hot weather, and it is pretty hard to Sweet Pepper,bu. .......,.............. .50
..... .... ..................
'" Okra, bu, 50 .75 stock in Florida that not the freeze. Buds from to 6 feet
time in fall when All trees injured by
find a spring or we grown on was 3
Green Beans ....................... ....1.75102.00
don't have either long enough for'it to Peas, none.................... straight and well grown. Also choice Abbaka and Golden Queen Pineapple suckers 15 to 20 inches.
Turnips, bunch..........?....... none .0310.04 Satisfaction guaranteed. Correspondence solicited, or call on
I grow and ripen. I have tried scarlet Cucumbers,crate none............... 2.00 to 2.50 .
clover too and don't want more Pumpkins, each...................... .05 to .10 GEIO. WRIGHT
any Kershaws, each.... ....... ......... .05 to .10 ,
of that. We are apt to have too hot Parsley,per doz. bunches........... 30 to .40 ORLANDO, FLA.a .
Carrots,Fla., per doz.bunches..none ,20 to .25
weather in the fall and too cold weather -
Green onions per doz. bunches. .15 to .25
''in winter for it. Pepper,hot,bushel,................... .75
Sage, well cured, Ib..................... .10 to. 15
For renovating crops I want cow Lima Beans, shelled, qt, ...... ....... .12 to .15 FREE OFFERS.Every
and molle (vulgarly called beg- Hens......:.,__..__.........'.-....... .30
peas Roosters....................._...;,.. .25 .
gar weed.) For winter and spring feed Broilers........_...................... .10 to .15
Turkeys, per pound,gross........._. .08 to 10
oats and rye. Ducks........-........._. ........... .25 to .30 Subscriber Ought to Read This.
have lived here long enough to Geese poor demand ................... -
New Beets per 100...................none .50 to i.oo '
know that we can raise a great many Water Cress, per doz. none....... .... For years we have tried to secure for our subscribers some easy way of preserving their
things here that don't pay. Cauliflower doz. none.............. .75 to 2.00 FARMER AND FRUIT GROWERS' and binding them in a year's volume at trifling cost. We have
Blackberries,qt .............. none
M. CHESEBRO. Huckleberries none...... ...... none at last found it, and we give here a picture of the new Boston Binder.
Melons.... .......... ................. .oS to .12
Plummers Fla.
near Jacksonville, Canteloupes, bbl...... ..... .......... 2.00 _= ===-" ----- It is the best binder ever invented. It takes
Leeks per doz bunches............. .25 only half minute to insert a paper, and thereafterit
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: Corn, doz .......... ..... ., ... .15 is kept clean and can always be found when
Please say to Charles W. Campbellthat Scuppernongs, bu.... '... ...... ... .5 to .75 wanted.i of our A single paper.binder When will it is hold complete an entire it can year'sicsues be

I have tried the Japan buckwheaton filed away in your library as most valuable book of
New York Aug. 25.-LeConto ;
pears -- reference for the year 1895
a small scale, and it did not prove receipts on today's steamer were only -- Asa method of keeping your papers for future
satisfactory on pine land with fair about 200 bbls. Market decidedly better, ___- use, it is worth ten times its cost. It makes all the
but do better his sound stock ranging from 1.50 to 2.50 per ---- difference between lost, torn and dirtied papers
treatment, may on scattered about the house in such confusion that you
hammock land. With me it did not bbl., outside for fancy large and clear can never find what you require and a handsome,
fruit. Overripe and wasty, .75 to 1.25. li orierly file which becomes at the,end of the yeara
,branch out much ; neither was it as Kieffers.in demand at 1.75 to 2.25.FRENCH _A volume for your library certainly worth from$z.oo
fruitful in seed I to $s.oo.
making as had hopedit -
& Co.
_- To insure a copy of the new Boston Binder to ev-
would be, from the description of it --: rryone of our subscribers, we will, make the following -
Business _- liberal offers:
by Peter Henderson. -_ First: We will send free a binder to every one
There was inquiry some time ago if SEEDS FOR FLORIDA.-The business of -- -__ of our subscribers who will send us (3 to renew his
-. = subscription before December i, 1895.
to such -
H. G. Hastings & Co. has grown
I have --
the pecan can be top-grafted. issue _,- Second: We will send free to every old subscriber
that not a
made a success in top-grafting the proportions they only -- T. who will send us a new subscription and $2 to pay
Florida edition of their catalogue(whichis = for the same. '
pecan on the hickory. If I had a now out,) but also an extra-Florida _- =-=- Every new subscriber can have the binder by
would _-- =_ sending with his subscription fifteen cents to pay for
: seedling pecan grove, edition.
..: the postage and packing.
: graft it with the best variety obtainable TROPICAL PLANTS.-Those pioneers on = .0 ------. -- Renew promptly, do not delay.
would bear much earlier the march of civilization toward the Everglades "
as they
Messrs. Reasoner Bros. have anew
and be of uniform quality. advertisement this week. Thereare

The orange stumps are putting out few things grown in any tropical Jacksonville Fla.

good, healthy sprouts, and the pros country but what they can supply. ,


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, Among the Reds. were gabbling away, in the regulation the north fork. Tommy Jumper, son Stricken With

t: ;After the, departure of the Magic sewing circle fashion. Two small of Johnny, was the Indian hit last Paralysis.From .
her return to children, one in a very attenuated shirt winter in a' bar room at West Palm [ the Industrial News, Jackson Mich]
Friday morning, on
furnished and the.other in an exceedingly dirty Beach with a beer bottle. There is said Myron L. Root, a worthy workman,
i West Palm Beach, ye scribe was :- has lived for nearly twenty-five ye'drs in
dress, made exactly as her white sis to be white blood in Jumper's family,
, a row-boat and a stout the city of Jackson, Mich., at 234 AdrianAve.
ters' are, but much too short for her away back. Old Johnny has a ,split '
ma negro rower by that whole.-souled ., where'he owns a happy home. His
entertainer, Frank Stranahan, and came forth to see us. Except them, ear-a sign that he' has been a thief. health had failed him for some years back,

r took a trip the river to the. Indian no surprise was shown by anyone- He stole a pig when a young man, arid the loss of his wife, two years ago,
1 f.' up and no curiosity, unless it was that of and according to law his ear was split filled his cup of misery to overflowing.<
camp. He he hasn't stolen since. He Grief and worry soon brought on a stroke
Osceola.As .is
to'' New River is peculiar among Dade says of paralysis. A few weeks later he had
l r streams, as before remarked, for its we rowed up not a head was a fine looking Indian. Tommy is one a'second stroke, which totally disabledhim.

t great depth. ,Nearly.every other river turned, except by the ancient buck on of the most intelligent and friendly of He could neither move limb nor
all the Seminoles. He reaoVsome his head and had to, be fed like t
k of size in Dade, while it may have top of the new structure. To our sal- can a baby. s
The',best medical'aid furnished i
and write. He is married but was him
utation said not word. But says
some deep portions, cannot boast of they a forhim
too and his friends did all they could
deep water for six or eight miles, back when Jumper ,was asked for, one, of, mother-in-law talks witl.is much. ,,but'human'hands seemed powerlessto
i into the Everglades, as New River the young men volunteered the infor. !so he does riot live : wife, give'him'relief.

, mation that he lived four miles from whose people,,live in the"Big Cypress. Both physicians who were treating him

does.We went up stream about four there. After a few more questions, They are a very peaceful people, told him, after a consultation, that .there
having no use for fighting characters were no means of helping him. :He was
Robert Osceola down leisurelyfrom
miles, to the camp of Robert Osceola. came then but mere.skeleton, without: power
: This Seminole Indian is quite tall, somewhere back and made some and they never quarrel among them- to move and scarcely strength enough to i

very stright, with a large, ,intelligent inquiries.It selves. They area happy,jovial lot, express his wishes. ,Death was truly

; looking head'and piercing black eyes. is strange what good English taking life easy and cracking'harmless much preferable to a lingering life of such
jokes, at which they laugh frequently, misery and helplessness.The .
He speaks good English. In these people speak that is to they
very ; say, in musical Their is marvelous cure, by ,Dr: Williams'
I reply to questions from us, he 'said : have no accent. Tell an Indian an a way. laugh very Pink Pills,of a woman afflicted similarto

ti "N-gah, this is my camp. I knew English word and he will repeat it musical and their speech euphonious, himself, which appeared in the' "In-

Osceola (in Seminole war)-not kin," just as you say.it,so exactly it is start- sounding much like Spanish, but dustrial News," was read to him and

etc. He said, as near as could be understood ling. It is almost an intensified echo; lacking the "r" sound. although only a lingering 'spark ,of h p.eeXIsted
This interesting camp, with its mus- ; he consented to give the, medicine -
that New River was called and they seldom, or never, forget any- cular red-skinned tenants working a trial, but insisted that another
"Nepotah. What that meant we thing. physician called, in order to lay the i
bare-headed bare-footed
could not discover. Robert Osceola is- well off. He' away briskly, matter before him. The physician was

The Indians are suspicious of owns, besides his lands and canoes, and bare-legged, in the hot sun, was summoned, and !after:, a thorough exami-
very left with reluctance. A picture of the nation of the patient and learning the
his wives and and,
sons sons-in-law
the whites. They do not talk muchto ;
beshirted bucks at work outside and history the ,case, said that he could
them, feigning with consummate two good horses and a wagon. Very the bedressed plying the needle promise no relief, and advised him to try
ability not to understand what is said few Indians are as "well-fixed. He Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, which he,had
the shelter with the chickens
when an embarrassing question, or one does hauling, and sometimes has been pigs, often known to succeed when everythingelse
cows and the natural scenery,, had failed.
The pills were procured
known to between ,
do not to is asked carry passengers
they care answer
would be valuable,but it would be diffi- and he took them according to directions,
them. The young bucks are a little nearby points. cult to get. with the most wonderful result. At the
more communicative,and very anxiousto The Indian fields and' farms are end of two weeks he could walk, and at
lear.n how to read and write, but the never where they live.: Robert Osce- New river is full of bends. In,'few the end of four weeks, although;weak, he

older Indians discourage this. ola has, a "patch" on New river,.near places does it run straight very far. was ferfectly cured, and is_now able_tojdo
The Indians are good fathers and the new Flagler town. He has another But nearly everywhere the banks are'high all kinds of light work.
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain in
and the land of excellent a
in small hammock four miles from ,
husbands, moral in their domestic condensed form, all, the elements neces-
relations strict in their New river and a third at Snake creek whether of pine, prairie or hammock.The .
i tribal customs, sary to give new;life and richness to the
and clannish with their near of kin. many miles away. Corn, potatoes, loveliest locations for homes can blood and restore shattered nerves. Theyare

The son, on marrying, goes to live pumpkins and watermelons are the be found all along 'here. We predictthat an unfailing specific for such diseasesas

with his wife's people. Most have but usual growth,with'occasional 'patches'of it will some day be the most thickly locomotor ataxia, partial paralysis, St.Vitus' .
,, dance sciatica rheumatism
settled portion of Dade' neuralgia, -
No fences surround these county.
one wife some two few have more cane.
; ; ,,nervous headaches, the after effectof
than two. "patches,"'which are always located in Frank Stranahan'has a fine collectionof la grippe, palpitation? of the heart, palo

Osceola's camp contains three or rich, hammocks. Seminole curios, which he, has gathered and sallow complexions,all forms of weakness -
four houses shelters. for Commissioner Idner, to taketo either in'male or female. Pink Pills
or It situated Only the smaller trees and under-
wtth exhibit. are sold all dealers will be sent
Atlanta the Dade The by or
: on a point at a bend in the river. The brush are cut out to make these farms. of cents
post paid on receipt price ((50 a
\ collection contains '
point is entirely clear of trees, and Os- The corn and pumpkins are all planted ,' present leggings, box, or six boxes for,$2.50)),by addressing -
moccasins belts and the
ceola has planted some bananas and together; so are many other things.No pouches ; or- Dr. Williams' Medicine Company,
there. The banks naments for the legs,used in the "greencorn" Schenectady N.. Y.QUICK .
cane of the stream system seems to obtain as to corn .
here are high and the point is breezyand planting; the stalks are not in row, dance (made of small gopheror -
land turtle-shell filled with dried
attractive. A good landing fronts but about, as far apart as we plant '
the houses. Here and across the stream them. The Indian does not gatherthe peas,and arranged for strapping above | WORK.
the ankles tanned hides and bows ,
) ,
lie a half dozen or more canoes, ready fodder, as 'we do, but merely cuts ,
and The bow is made of In selling and paying for and Vegetables -
,, for use. Chickens, fat and healthy- off the tops of the stalks, with a few arrows. man- shipped ,to us )is our motto. WE':

looking, and some fine shotes, were of the tender l leaves, and cures them. grove'' wood, and is almost a quarter.of GIVE FIRST GOODS PLACE!;SENT BECAUSE US BY WE GROWERS NEVER'
inch thick inch and half wideat
scratching and rooting about. Robert Osceola has a good home, an an a BUY OURSELVES. They are protected
the greatest breadth, and five and a by'our 40 years experience without default-
The houses are built of oak poles he is probably happy as Indians are, > ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand
in the Other but he has no title to'the spot he calls half feet long, strung with heavy cord. financial stability which any bank or
placed ground. poles are
merchants mercantile
The wood is a rich dark red in color.- having reports can
used as stringers and rafters and the his; and some day he will be asked to verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE!; OUR
Staff Correspondence Tropical Sun. METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
, roof' is thatched with'the leaves of the get off the land. Do you suppose he your name for our quotations. Stencil and
i scrub palmetto. The thatch turns the will understand this? Will he see any cards free. Letters promptly answered.FRENCH .

) rain thoroughly. The bark strips from justice in it? Is there any justice in "I have come latterly to think that & CO.,

, the oak poles, which are peeled, are it? Who has'a better right to it--Os- the differences we see between men .

:r used in some way to assist in the ceola or Uncle Sam? Who? and women are due very largely to 116 Warren St,, New York

! building. The sides and, ends of the i The Indians here do not inter their their bringing up-to their education. ESTABLISHED!; 1855. i<

j houses are left open. dead. They lay them on the ground, Boys and girls begin to be differentiated -

I{ The Indians have carpenters' and put with them their hunting and camp- when they are small children, andI Bradley Redfleld. B. Redfleld..
farming tools, in the use of which ing outfits, and then, build about thema must say that I think the stress we Eugene
a they are very apt; sewing machines log pen to keep off birds and ani-- lay.on the proprieties with them is a ESTABLISHED 1871.

! and cookstoves. At the time ,of our mals. They call death "long sleep," very mischievous one. The girl is,not REDFIELD & SON,

f, visit, the young bucks were stripping and believe the dead have gone to the allowed the freedom the boy has. Commission Merchants

r and cutting poles for a new house, one "Happy Hunting Grounds." No In- Many of the things he does she is '

i old, old fellow sat astride the peak of dians have been known to die of disease warned against. Her mother says : --AND- -

?1 L t the roof putting on the palmetto since the whites came here-and 'That is very rude; that is very tomboyish Fruit Auctioneers

leaves which handed him of them be mustn't do that ,
were by a some must over one hundred ; you ; >and her

squaw who must have been as old or years old. ,One was drowned open-air life begins to be curtailed very 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

i older than the man. Under the largest while drunk a year or two ago. early. I t's our' version of the Chinese We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,

!a', .of the group of houses sat a number Osceola lives on the south fork of foot-Minding-W. D. Howells in either at private sale (which has heretofore ben
: our custom) or by the auction, system (recently
I of women apparently sewing. They New River; Johnny Jumper lives on The Outlook. added to our business)as you may desire



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1805.. THE :FLORIDA :ffARMBR AND FnutT-GROWEa. 657

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WEATHER& CROPS, have gathered corn, and are now using _
e _
it for current needs. Nassau county .. -.- .. ",10;

JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Aug. 27,'1895. reports that sweet potatoes are suffering The One Crop System ]
for moisture. Baker and Suwannee;

WEATHER CONDITIONS. counties make gloomy reports on the; ..
condition of cotton, resulting from excessive -. of farming gradually exhausts, the land, unless l a Fertilizer containing a ...

Tempera- 'Preclplta- Sun.'ture moisture during the last decade; high percentage of Potash is used. Better crops, a better soil, and a .

DISTRICT --(I) Uon. ((2)) -shine. of July and the first part of the present larger bank account can only then be expected. ":

0'. Nor-mal rent CurNor mat- rent.Cur- ror. Week, month. All food'crops are quite (, Write for our "Farmers' ,Guide," a 142-page illustrated book. It'

--- satisfactory. Plenty of corn for another is brim full of? useful, {info.iation for farmers. It will be sent free, and

Western... 80 84 1.98 0.43 '2.; year.Central I will make and save you money. Address, e
1i District-Cutting and gathering -
GERMAN KALI WORKS, Nassau Street,New York.
Northern. 81, 83 1.47 0,11 hay the order of the day. Rainfall 93

Central.. ... 81 84 1.48 0.88 e.aSouthern. vover the district has been badly ,_, :. ,. e ., .
., 83 83 1.24 ,0.36 distributed. Sections of Marion coun-

ty had a. downpour on the 21st. Asa JOHN L. MARVIN,

( ) Degrees Parenheit. rule, however, the week has been President.H. .
(S)Inches. and Hundredths. dry and largely cloudless. Season- T. BAYA,Cashier., THOS.' W. CONRAD Assistant, Cashier.

CROP,CONDITIONS. able showers will stiumulate the growthof CAPITAL; ; $100,OOO. -

The-,week has,been characterized by potatoes, peas and pinders. Or-

a'',marked deficiency in moisture and ange sprouts are doing nicely,and THE MERCHANTS''' NATIONAL BANK
hardening rapidly. Many sections
i excessive; 'heat. The sudden change ,
excessive moisture hot have gathered the corn crop, whichwas
from, :daysand JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA .
cloudless skies, was not productive planted, grown and matured un-

of good to cotton, the condition der most favorable conditions. Ad- Respectfully, solicits you Deposits, Collections and Geneva.

of"which, : ,continues unsatisfactory over vices concerning the effect of the B Qnking,13usiness.CORRESPONDENCE: .
weather cotton is far from satis- -
the greater portion of the cotton belt. upon

In'many i instances, advices are that,the factory. The staple is opening rap- INVITED.

staple; has stopped growing and is still idly asa! result of the hot days, and DIRC'i- ORIaJ I

damaged by rust and shedding. More picking is quite general over uplands. 'John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin,
H. T. T. W. R. B. Archibald,
, rainsare, essential ,for Sugar cane and potatoes in Liberty Baya Roby Judge
generous potatoes fine. In Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson,
;1 'and fall':vegetables, a large acreage rice county is in very fine condition.Orange county Or H. Robinson. .=John E. Hartrldare.:
Many sections -
of the former
i ; having been planted.The .
has about are planting Irish, potatoes and
temperature averaged '
3' degrees:higher than the, normal for snap for fall demands.

Southern District-Normal heat
the State. '
conditions with a sharp deficiency in OE' 'E'9RIDA, !
Western 'District As rule the
a ,
precipitation ruled over the district. JACKSONVILLE.
conditions the district have
over i The heaviest fall of rain noticed : '
occurred CAPITAL $50,000.
been favorable, 'especially so for har-
In DeSoto county on the 20th.
vesting fodder and hay., The hot H. ROBINSON, President. W.J. HARKISHEIMEK,Vlce-Pres.
Large quantities of hay has been '
days and cloudless skies rapidly TVM. RAWLINSON, Cashier,
saved, and it appears that farmers will
cured hay and fodder, which were weatherconditions
have abundance of forage with
stored in a splendid' condition. The DIRECTORS :
favorable at this time.
week was all desired for'drying fruit, H. ROBINSON, J.HILDEBRANDr, P. E. McMURRAY,
Sweet potato crop has had exceptionally W.J. HARKISHEIMER, PHILIP WALTER, R. H. LIGGETT,
a'large amount of which has been con- favorable weather conditions, but J. A. HENDERSON, C. C. ROBERTSON, W. B. OWEN.,. '

vertedinto, ,syrups. .Light and scatter: the rainless days of the past week have Collections made on all points of Florida,and Remitted for on day of Payment -

ing showers fell over portions of the consumed the excess of moisture and : Active, and Savings Accounts Solicited. Interest Paid on
district, doing good to plants and copious showers would now prove Savings.
seed ''lately planted. The only advices
timely. Citrus trees, pineapples, fall
continued rains and, serious
vegetables, cowpeas and cane wouldbe FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.An
from the from Wash
injury s come, benefited by more moisture. .
ington county. Sections of this county .

had almost daily rains, and complaintsare SUMMARY BY COUNTIES. Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
general of the unsatisfactory Western District: best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL, $300.000.
very I BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange Is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
condition of cotton. The rain area Escambia-Showers have been light order. Write for price list and terms.

over, the district was limited, and appears and local. Fine weather for haying ,-:OFFICERS.:-
GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, President. D. GREENLEAF, Vice-President.
:to'have been confined'largely to and gathering peas. Pears are being ALBERT M. IVES! Gen'l Mgr. and Treas. M. P. TURNER, Secretary.
Washington preventing but more largely sought. Pensacola, 82 DIRECTORS-Goo. It. Fairbanks,Alachua Co.; E.G. Hill= Bradford Co.: Dr. E. E. Pratt
county, Hlllsboro 00.; John Fabyan, Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher Orange Co.; D. Greenleaf, Duval Co.;
little hay and f fodder_ to be saved.. degrees; rain 0.36.-McMillan. J. D. Mead, Duval Co. A. Brady Brevard Co.: F. G. Sampson, Marion Co. ; C. V. Hillyer,
beenplentiful Santa, Rosa-Farmers drying Marion Co.; John M. ilryan' Osceola Co.; W. 'E!. Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. S.Moreman St.
Pears over this territory have pears Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, Volusia Co.; Irving Keck, Polk Co.
and are now rotting, else and peaches by patent process. Pro- Address'all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla, Stencils,
with full packing and snipping instructions furnished on application.
duct also make
being made into choice preserves; or looks splendid. They

syrups. Corn, potatoes and garden syrup from the LeConte, pears. Milton '

interests are.'reported as,satisfactory in 84.degreesj; rain o5oCarlovitz. JOHN, CLARK, SON & CO.,

Cotton, is Washington-Rains nearly every
Jefferson county; picking '
progressing on uplands. Conditionshave day. Cotton damaged by rain.. Pears Grocers and Commission MerchantsDEALERS
been favorable for the potato going; to waste. Too wet to save hay.

crop. In Santa Rosa county many Chipley.-Dorley.

farmers are drying fruits, and report Jefferson-The week has been? "

that the, ,LeConte pear yields a generous favorable. Corn, potatoes and gardens Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors, .

,amount of syrup from a bushel pf doing well.., The week has been Cigars Tobacco Etc. .
the:.fruit.. hotter than usual with a very 'light \

Northern DistrictAbnormally, rainfall. Aucilla.-Walker. faolsonvi11: E 1orid .. i..
fine week for the farmer.
warm, with a, decided, deficiency. ':in
rain, obtained over this section. The Good, for hay making, cotton picking! PR IOE-LI STOP WHISKIES:

intense heat was felt over' the entire or, any other work. Bradfordville. MANONGAHELA.....................)$1; So CABINET BOURBON.... ...0'.......,. '..$6 oo
of the Bradford. PARKER..... .................. ...,....... I75 RYE................,,............ 300
district, and complaints' same ORANGE VALLEY........................ 2 00 VIRGINIA GLADES........................... 4 oo
have been general. Rain-fall has beenexceedingly' Northern District: SPRING.V ALI.Uy......... ................. 2 50 OLD BOURBON.................... ...'.. 5 00
BALTIMORE CORN ....................... 200 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH................ 5'oo
light and poorly distributed Suwannee-Cotton not doing well. NORTH CAROLINA CORN.. ....,........ 250 OLD BAKER........ ......................500
and.the demand for more moistureis It! has failed a great deal in the last CLIFTON CLUB..............'..S.......... 3 00 MONTROSE VELVET RYE................... 6 00

coextensive,with the district. Farmers week. The first of the week, the JUGS EXTRA: One,gallon, 250; two gallon, 5oc; three gallon, 750. Remit by post-office;
order, check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order.
have taken advantage of the hot, hottest of the season. No,rain except '
'' A complete price-list of Groceries, and Wine List, sent free on application.
clear days, 'and their barns have been a light shower. McAlpin.-Block.

well filled with hay and fodder. Many Baker-Rain_ not so general this JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.,.. .


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week, though there has been some Squash Growing in Ohili. parties a policy of "live and l let live," I STRAWBERRY, PL'ANTS., Fla.,for Write price to list.John 8-i7-tf B. I

heavy showers in portions of the Chili is a great squash country ; the and that the opposite course means i

county. The weather has been too squash forms a great part of the daily prolonged depression and disaster to GASOLINE STOVE for sale at'. half price.

wet for potatoes, corn, peas" and pin- bilL of fare of the people, and there some of the leading interests of the new. W. H. Powers and,an'oven Lawtey;,nearly Fla. aa goodas tf

ders. Macclenny.-Reed. "" *S3i:'. are-more varieties of-the squash family State. .-

,Nassau-We need rain very badly. than I have seen anywhere else. One _.. .. STRAWBERRY PLANTS. Improved Alabama
The Tallahassean is The best varieties for
Potatoes are suffering. If no rain ot the varieties is the Roasting squash.It totally skeptical Southern planting Clouds, $1.75; Newnans,

soon they will be seriously damaged. is dark color outside sal- as to that car of peaches from De $1.00 per Loco, f. o.b. First class plants and
: ,
green '
Funiak have netted packing guaranteed. C.'H. ,Lawtey,
Amelia,82 degrees rain .oo.-Jacques. reported to $1,700.Of "
; mon color inside, with yellow seeds ; Fla.

Central District quartered and roasted, it is one of the course this is exceptional, and of
course there are "bad stories to.offset LEMON and GRAPE FRUIT Bud-
delicacies of the Chilian bill of fare. and Budded Trees and 50,000 small
little rain and the
Sumter "
-Very attention is the cultivation the good, but we see no improbability seedling stocks at the Manatee Nurseries
Great given to
weather has been hot. Corn crop in this when a single car-load of Packing guaranteed. A. J. Pettigrew, Mana-
of the squash, and in irrigated story, tee, Fla. 8-10-5
pretty well gathered. Very little cot- early California fruit sometimes nets
parts of the country large areas are STRAWBERRY PLANTS for sale. For well- .
ton planted. Wildwood.Davis.HillsboroughCorn $2,000. But that does not preventthe Improved Plants at one dollar
gathering is devoted to it.. In lands; not subjectto and a I ihalf a thousand ($1.50)) f. o.b. Address
of from
there is average the season fallingto E.-Hardaker, Lakeland Fla. 8-10-3
irrigation in the south
the order of the day and a majority of it .
$500 $600
in per car.
notable in its culture but '
has been housed. Everybody pleased nothing ; .. ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in
the irrigated grounds, for the conven- We pay freight. Write for our latest
with his corn crop. Plant City, 82; Strawberry growers are preparingtheir price-list. E. W Amsden Ormond, Fla. 7-I-tf '
ience of the water insteadof
rain .43.-Stinson. vines for another The col-
continues shed being planted in hills, it is sown in BUDWOOD. From So varieties of bearing Orange i
Jefferson-Cotton ored people are increasing the
irrigate acreage, and Grape Fruit trees. Also
and on light land dying from rust. trenches. Even though we do not and many are planting vines who never Rough Lemon and Sour Orange Seedlings for
there is an idea worthy'' of sale. Nursery trees budded to order now for
Fine week for haying. Dfoyds. tried strawberry growing before.- future delivery at low prices. W. K. Trimble,
Dennis. thought in this. In a trench 20 to 30 Gainesville Sun. Braidentown,Manatee Co., Fla. 8-10-3

Lake-Dry the first of the week inches in width, and from 16 to 20 .

and heavy rain on Friday has put all inches in depth, sometimes deeper, ROUGH LEMON and SOUR ORANGE Seed-'
are placed from 6 to 10 inches of for Sale. Clear Water Nursery, Keene,
crops good shape. Pulling corn, Florida. 8-3-4,
which is of manure covered with enough earth to .-Twenty words, name and address,
agood Large
crop. crop one week, 25 cents; three weeks 50 cents Noth-
cowpeas gathered. Mascotte.-Ros- leave a shallow ditch for water to run ing taken for less than 25 cents. 150 000 STOCK CITRUS TREES FOR
in. More soil is often added after the Advertisements for this column :MUST be pre f SALE. Grape Fruit Seedlings,
enberg. paid.Send. Sour Orange, Sweet Orange and Rou$h.Lemon
earth and manure have settled after no stamps larger than two cents. Seedlings, 65,000 Seed bed Grape Fruit Scions
Orange-Showers Thursday.. Quite the first flow of water and often the Initials and figures count as one word. with a large stock of all Standard Varieties of
All budded Orange Lemon and Limes, now grow-
warm. saving hay. Orangetrees
water is run on the manure before it PLANTS for sale. 500,000 ing for this fall and winter planting. The Lake-

growing. Rice in fine condition. is covered with earth. On each edgeof STRAWBERRY Newnans at 1.25: a thousand.A land Nurseries C. M. Marsh, Prop., Lakeland. ,
viedo.-Crutch fi eld. liberal discount for large orders. W. H. Polk County, Fla. 8310.
this trench seeds are sown, and the Kemp, Lawtey, Fla. 8-31-8
Columbia-Cotton in flat woods, on GRASS for Lawns and Permanent Pas,
thinned about feet BEST
plants to 234 to
3 in good pine and hammock land. Lou
! others leafless
many ; on ; apart on each side, As they begin to WILL FURNISH for share in FERTILIZER small strawberries.and good mar- isiana Grass (Paspalum platycaule). Roots 25
medium lands and shed- crop barrel. W. H.
on rusting cents zoo by mail. $1.25
pet per
form runners, they are trained at right "Berries care of Farmer & Fruit Grower it Powers, Lawtey Fla. tf

ding. Farms on uplands a short cropat angles to the trench and when they
best. Lake 82 rain E CAN FURNISH 60,000 SOUR SEEDW -
for sale.
degrees -
; ; 100,000
meet those of the adjoining trench lings. Will dormant bud same in any STRAWBERRY and Alabama
.35.-Knight. quantity from 100 up. With 'any variety of or- guarantee
trenches well-rooted plants. Good packing
are pinched back. The are
Marion-Too much rain. Har- ange Bjone's, pomelo. and lemon.and Seedless$25 per Pomelo.100 for all These except |I.5o per 1,000, f. o. b. R, Puddy, Lawtey, Fla.
from 12 to 18 feet apart. Some of Early 7-20-4
vesting corn. Potatoes in market. will be $35 per 100. Ready for delivery Novem- ,. z. :
those who cultivate in trenches 12 ber 15, J. W. & F. D. Waite, Belleview, Fla.
Old vines still Or-
tomato bearing. feet apart, train the vines diagonallyso 8-3i-tt STRAWBERRY PLANTS. Alabama Newnans /
ange Lake, 84 degrees;' rain 3, 03.--- Good strong' healthy plants (
to them the
Anderson. as give length they Charge of an injured grove in $2.ooper icoo. Special rates on 5000 lots or over. ''
would have attained at right angles,. WANTED. by competent person. Fa- Address Daveny & Kimbell Lawtey, Fla. 6294m.
Dade-Planters are busy keeping 18 feet vorable terms if land is good. "Experience," _. .t
pineapples free from the rank growthof apart.Watermelons. care Farmer and Fruit Grower." 8-24'tf rPILGHMAN'S CONDITION POWDERS will
are cultivated in the *> make stock eat and grow fat. Given as a :
weeds. Jupiter, 82 degrees ; rain, also muskmelons FOR SALE. Three hundred bushels of Seed drench to stock that will not eat. Sample package -
same way, as are raised in Alachua county. Price $2.50
by mail cents. W. G. Tilghman, ,
27Cronk. and in per bushel f o. b If in lots of four bushelsor 35 '
season are plentiful com- Fla. 6-29-20
Lee-This has been a dry week. very over, $2. 25 per bushel. P. F, Wilson, Seeds-
ing into Santiago and Valparaiso by man, Gainesville, Fla. 8-24-2 For Choice Properties
Corn and .
Nothing suffering. potatoes the train-load, and of good quality. BARGAINS which must be sold at a
cowpeas prospering. Myers, 82 de- FOR SALE. Two Leon county farms, 480 acres I I sacrifice. On the St Pe-
Even though we do not irrigate, this 390 acres. Excellent fo stock raising and tersburg, sub-peninsula,
grees ; .oo.-Gardner. trench is superior to the hill tobacco growing. W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville, the Sicily of Florida;at Orlando, a situation un-
DeSoto Rain badly distributed.The system Fla. 8-24-tf surpassed in the State for its charming combination -
system, leaving plenty of room to keep of orange groves and lakes ; and at Orange
growth and recovery of orange weeds down until the vines YOU WANT EGGS feed your hens Boil-d Lake the heart of Florida's Citrus region.
occupy IF Address the Editor of this Jacksonville,
trees is going forward satisfactorily.Sweet Beefand Bone. Will make them lay while paper
the ground. It leaves the root space moulting. Only 82.25 per 100 pounds C. II. Florida. .
potato crop doing well. Hay Island Poultry Yards, Fernan-
together where it can be mulched if Jacques;Prop. set
GROVE. 100 acres TO years
dina, Fla. 8-24-41 IRRIGATED
being saved. Avon Park, 84 degrees; in other fruit trees, etc.
we do not irrigate but if we use water ; 50
rain Thacher.: ; For sale at a sacrifice. Address," The Palms,
00. then it is the only sensible method to_ i. FOR SALE. A Pitcher Pump with fourteen((14)) Lane Park, Lake County, Fla. 42-9m
A.'J. MITCHELL, Observer, of i# inch pipe, $S.oo. Delivered in
Weather Bureau Director run the water just where we want it. Jacksonville. M, Chesebro, Plummers, Fla. ANY.ONE who has been benefited by the

., and with least loss. By this systemthe 8-17-4 use of Dr William's Pink Pills will write to ''I
e4 THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, they will receive -
manure or fertilizer is in a mass, information that will be of much value and I
Alabama'Newnans and Alabama
ffln nfi n
In the northeastern of
part where all the roots can have chanceto OUUjUUU clouds. Admitted by all who interest to them. I

the buzzards are giving the inhabi- have seen them to be the best Strawberry,Plantsin
luxuriate in it. It would be like
a good MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing
the place. Price $1.25 per 1000, f. o. b. B. TO
tants no end of trouble. They hover BowKer's Animal Meal. tons sold in Flor-
idea if some one who raises water- Padgett, Lawtey, Fla. 8-i7-tf 40
ida last year. Hundreds ,of: testimonials. For
around that district in numbers
great melons, melons or squashes in quantity particulars, write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla.
and it is to feed chicken NEW JAPAN PLUM BUDS. White Kelsey, io-i3-tf 0, >
impossible a
and especially if he has the facilitiesto Mikado, Weeping Blood Plum, Un-

they are so watchful and greedy. It irrigate, would try one acre on this known, Furugiya, Hatankyo Wasse Sumomo, FOR SALE for cash,time or hade,orange groves,
Yone Momo, Wasse Botankyo, Nagate-No-Bo-
and timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka,
said kill chickens
is that and eat
they plan, and report results. I believe it tonyo, Sagetsuna. Honsmomo, Wassu Hytan Fla. 3-11-16 [
just as they are hatched as well as Kayo. The best lot ever imported. Write for :
is a great improvement on the old hill prices of buds or trees. Seed of Citrus Trifoliata STRAWBERRIES The Strawberry

young mocking birds. GainesvilleSun. system.-Rural New Yorker. ready in September at $1 per pound in the hull. PLANT will be greatly over done next year,
Seed of Cassabanna (Benincasa Cerifera) ready and only those who plant under the best condi-
.4 in November at so,'cents for 20 seed, J. L- Nor- tions will make a profit. Lawtey berries are
mand, ,Marksville, La. 817.6 quoted in the New York Price Current this

Cash Thomas, the hustling cigar Of course, the convention of truckers NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOOD week.35 to 45 cents;from all other parks,of the
rent at
CITRUS State, 25 to 35 cents. Lands for sale or
manufacturer, has just finished todaythe Gainesville did not sign an agree- Parson Brown Tardiff, Stark's Seedless, reasonable rates. E. G. Hill, Lawtey,Fla.5:4.tf
Jaffa, Tangerine, King Grape Fruit;
order for twenty thousand cigarsfor ment that "they will not plant a vegetable Villa Franca Lemons' and other varieties, .. ):

Colonel for his West Flor- seed until the transportation such as Nonpareil, Majorca St Michael, '.. ": .
Chipley com- Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. L. ; ? ]:

ida exhibit at Pensacola on the 29th. panics make some reasonable conces i Duncan, Manager, Milwaukee Groves and Nurseries FRUIT TREES fJ
Dunedin,. Fla. .
Mr. Thomas has made these twenty sion." And, of course, they will riot 8-i7-tf FOR 'Jil/Gn.t

thousand cigars in two weeks, but had do it. The truckers of'Florida do not BAHAMAS. A few persons wanted to join a ,"'
to the Bahamas
Capital re-
to employ fifteen men to do it. 'The conduct business in any such childish i quired Tsoo to ,(1,000. Address "Britisher SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.j..

made of 'West fashion. They will to the Lane Park, Fla. 8-17-6 . ,
cigars were entirely go companies Write for Catalogue (price list. :

Florida fine with a of facts 4 JJENNINGS' ?
tobacco and manly presentation
are fully as WILL SELL LOW, or trade for Florida acre-
flavor as the average Havana.. -Qcala and arguments and demonstrate to winter home at Avon Park and Cali- NURSERY, CO.,
fornia land. Small amount down. SHAW 241 .,
Evening Star them that a concession means to both 16th Street, Brooklyn, N. Y, 8-17-3 Thomaiville, O.; 'I




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Wednesday a8th, at 3 p m...... ........IROQUOIS...........Tuesday 3d, at 4.00am
Friday, aoth,atspm ........ "ALGONQUIN".Thursday, 5th, at sooam:
Tuesday Sept. 3rd.at 3 pm..........."SEMINOLE"............Sunday, 8th, at 63oam
'. 1 Friday .' 6th, atspm ... ....."CHEROKEE"........ Thursday, 12th, at iooo; a m
.; Monday.II 9th. at 3 p m..........."IROQUOIS"...... Wednesday nth, at 3pm ......,..GONQUIN".Tuesday.'I, 'I ijth.'at; a: oam
Friday, 13th. at3 p m........... "SEMINOLE"....... .. Thursday igth at 4:30: am
Tuesday, I7th, atapm......... "CHEROKEE" .... ....Sunday, sand, at 6:30: _a m
Friday, 20th, at 3 pm......... "IROQUOIS" .........Thursday, 26th, at 10:300.m
Monday '23rd, at 3 p m.......;. "ALGONQUIN". .......... Sunday 29th, at xyopm
Wednesday, 25th. at 3 pm........... "SEMINOLE".Tuesday, Oct 1st, at 1:30pm:
.' E ......... ...... ... "
. O. M. SORREL, Manager.PaisnaQe Friday 27th, at p m. 'CHEROKEE" Thursday, 3rd at 4:00am:
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I Raters I

Philadelphia Charleston and Jacksonville Line.For .
Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class $25.00; Intermediate $19.00; Excursion, {43.30; ,

Steerage,912.50. the present and until further notice, Steamer "YEMASSEE" is intended to

Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia: Cabin $27.00; Intermediate $21.00;; Excursion $47.30 ; sail from PHILADFLPHIA for CHARLESTON Wednesdays and from
Steerage 1425. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: ,

CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA, Sundays. Close connection made at
Charleston with Clyde Florida Steamers, for business to and from Jacksonville'and
(Central or goo Meridian Time.) ;.J'

Tallahassee................'....................................... .... Sunday July 28, 10.30 a. m. all Florida points. Also, Philadelphia and interior points via Philadelphia.. ":
City of Augusta..... .......................:............ ....... .. Tuesday, July 30 12.30 p. m. -
City of Birmingham ...................., ........................... Friday Aug. 2, 2.30 p. m.
Nacoochee .............. ..... ....................................... .Sunday, Aug. 4. 5.00 a. m. r. "
Tallahassee.... .......................... ....................: ....Tuesday, Aug. 6, 6.00 p, m. S J'OHN'S: :: I"V'ER.: 1I ]
City of Augusta......... ........................................ .... Friday Aug. 9, 8.ooa.m.
City of Birmingham...:........... ................... ...... .... Sunday Aug. n, 9.00 a. m.
Nacoochee......... ......... ............ .. ................ .......Tuesday Aug. 13, 10.30 a. m.
Tallahassee.. .............................................. ..........Friday Aug. 16, 2 00 p. m. For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on
City of Augusta... .......: ............ ...... .:........... .....Sunday, Aug. 18, i.oop.m.
City of Birmingham.................... .......................... Tuesday, Aug. 20, 5.00 p. m. the St. Johns River.
Nacoochee ............. ............................. ... ...... ........Friday, Aug. 23 7.30 a. m.
Tallahassee....................................... ................. Sunday, Aug. 25, 9.00 a. m. .
City of Augusta................ ............ ....... ............ .....Tuesday, Aug. 27, u.ooa. m.
City of Birmingham...... .... ..... .... ..... ...... ........... ... Friday, Aug. 30. 2OOp. m. Steamer "EVERGLADE,"


Chattahoochee .. ............... .. ..................................Tuesday, July 30, 12.30p.m.
Gate City.......................... .................... ............ .....Sunday. Aug. 4 I, 5.00a.m. Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5:00: 'p. m.,
City of Macon............................ ................ ....... ..Thursday, Aug. 8, 7.ooa.m. and returning leave Sanford Mondays, and Thursdays at 5 a. m. '. .
Chattahoochee........o':........................ ............ .........Tuesday,. Aug.! 13 Io.3oa.m.
Gate City................................ .... ......................... Sunday Aug. 18, i.oop.m:
City of Macon ......................................... ............Thursday, Aug. 22, 7.OOP. m. i
CJlattahoocbee..o.............. ..... .....,.......... Tuesday, Aug. 27 xi.ooa.m. I Gen Passenger and Ticket Office: 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville:


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

Dessoug.......................................... .............. ....Thursday, Aug. i, 2.00 p. m. D.M. D.H. C.CLYDE MINK, Assistant General Traffic Freight Manager Agent., 5 Bowing 12:o. Delaware Green New avenue York., '
Degtfoug.................. .................. .............. ........ .... Saturday, Aug. 10, 8.00 a. m THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green New York. Philadelphia Pa..
De .oug....... ...................u..n.......-........ ........ ....n Tuesday Aug. 20, 5.00 p. m F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida : Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville
Dessoug... ........................................................ .... Friday Aug. 30, 2.00 p. m- JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent, foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville Fla.
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan! Street,Jacksonville. Fla.
WM.: P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,
Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia Savannah Florida & Western Railway
Florida ntral & Peninsular Railroad. 12 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Bowling: Green,New'York.
Through Bills of Lading, Tickets, and Baggage Checks to all points North and Bast. See your
nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to
J. P. BKCKWITH, G. F. & P. Agent New Pier 35 N. R., New York.R. .
New Pier No.35 North River J.New York. City Exchange Building, Savanna Ga..
RICHARDSON l& BARNARD Agents Lewis' Wharf, Boston I
W. I,JAMES, Agent 13 S.Third Street, Philadelphia.. WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO.
W. H. RHBTT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway, New York.J. ,
D. HASHAGEN Eastern'Agent, Sav., Fla. & Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway N. Y.
J.L. ADAMS Gen'l I ast. Agt. P. C. & P. R. R., A. DeW. SAMPSON, General Agent,
Broadway, New York. 306 Washington St., Boston.W. Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers
J. FARRELL,Soliciting Agent. W. E.ARNOLD, Gen.Trav. Pass. Agt.,
WALTER HAWKINS Fla. Pass. Agent ,
New Office, 224 West Bay Street Jacksonville.YoIJ QQ WJ3 T BAY & 1 ., JAOKSONVILLE, P I+A.

We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of

HAVE HEARD Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour Bran, Wheat, Grits, Meal,

ABOUT tf Cotton Seed Meal, Both Bright and Dark.


NEW RIVER.RIVER. t OF Tjgeri-IllBii Fertilizer Co. M NITRATE SODA:,

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TROPIC All; :.SUN, Orange Tree ,and Vegetable r k 'KAINIT, Etc :<

Published at West Palm Beach is the official paper of Dade; is the Recognized Exponent of the Resources Fertilizers have:no superior In the market, and a trial will convince. .
Attractions and Advantages of that Wonderful Region-The Mecca of the Home Seeker, Send for Catalogue free.gW .
the Trucker, the Fruit Grower and the Investor.
Published in this territory every Thursday since February aist 1887,.this!publication is recognized .
as an authority on the country, its products how to grow them aim how they pay, the -
country's development and its future. In short THE TROPICAL..is the Paper of Dade. : FOR .A TL.ANT A.oi
Don't fail to BOO our splendid Exhibit at the great Exposition. The same
Print Weekly that took the highest awards at the World's Fair.
An Eight Page All Home .Publication, class of goods
Subscribe for it and keep posted on the Coming Section of Florida. factory prices. As manufacturers we save you 20 to 60 per cent. All __??.._ ,.?.
Terms-$2 for One Year; $1' for Six Months. Address, work Guaranteed. Bend for our latest and biggest Catalogue, showing TrrSLX 1
'A"bleat. *..1JT new styles. Improvements and lowest prices. (is free. Write today. A.:tr .0ta
West Tulm Beach, Fla. \he BMM of thlf paper Then JOB wriM. --


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I State Agricultural A College YOUR FRUITS ID BKRRIKS.A.


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F ULL FACULTY,regular Latin-Scientific courses OF ABLE Agricultural: Women's PROFESSORS.Four ,equivalent Mechanical --. D S S. Cook Stove Drier.

'in studies and honor. Graduatesof
length 0
Latin-Scientific course receive degree of A. B.; Shortest Quickest Most Attractive
'of other courses,degree of B. S. 0
: A'one year's.Business Course giving thor- 0.oK .
ough instruction in Commercial LwArithmetic, :Iou'rJ
'Penmanship and BookKeeping.A Hundreds of Dollars Worth
year's curse in Stenography, TypeWriting BETWEEN ,o t.K
and Teleg,aphy, fitting students for business. FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTHTHE t Ir"

Graduates proficiency.of these' courses receive certificates of ; M1UlNAV.5.9ev PAT.NOV.5.9O. of Pniit Can k Saned

A course in Piano Music has been added Florida Central and PeninsularNEW
under an associate of the Toronto Conservatoryof 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 Euery Year.
West Point. The young men are under Military New Florida J Pennsylvania It. K. to Wash-
Discipline similar to West Point. The .and ington. Southern Hallway to I
College Physician attends all students without Northern f Columbia, Florida Central &; O
charge.. Lake City is one of the healthiest placesin Air Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all principal
America. High Pine Land. Pure Water. In J points in Florida.Cincinnati J f 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- to Jacksonville by Drier, suitable for use on any Ordinary Cook,
& Crescent to Chattanooga
dents not for the Freshman class can Queen -
prepared and Southern ll'y to Ever- Oil or Gasoline: Stove, we now offer the
enter the Department."To
Preparatory Florida! }ette, Florida! Central & Penin-
all departments all students from except Florida Piano tuition Music.is Free Music in Limited.Kansas sular to all important Florida above. It is very Simple, Economical, Efficient -

students pay a reasonable charge. Students points. and Convenient, and for Farmers' Use
from other States pay $20 'a year tuition, music Kansas City, Fort Scott &
extra. Young men board in the Mess Hall at$to andJackgo'vllle City Memphis It.11.to Kansas Just What is Wanted, and we believe, The

I a month. Young women board with families in }to Birmingham, Southern H.y =-:. Cheapest and Best Little.Drier of its class on
to Everotto, Fla.! Central & '
town at $10 to815 a month. College year begins TI Line
I September 30, 18<)5. uo Peninsular to all Fla. points. ,_ ,. ...-_ the Market.
I For'catalogues address Louis to Jacksonville by

1St. Short Line to Du Quoin, IN VALUE FOR It
0. CLUTE, PRESIDENT, Holly Sp'gs Central to Holly Sp'gs, $8.50 $5.
I LAKE CITY, FLA. !to ute. City, Memphis & Birmingham -
I to Birmingham,Sou. Through a special arrangement we are enabled to offer the U. S. COOK STOVE DRIER, the
4 J ll'y to Everette and F. C. & P. regular price of which is $7, for only $5, together wtih a YEAR'S SUBSCRIPTION TO THJ'AUl1EU

Sioux City & Chicago to Jacksonville AND FRUIT GROWER, regular price $z.oo.
JOHN. B. STETSON UNIVERSITY Holly Sp'gsHo ? 111. Cent to Holly To any one sending a Club of 6 Yearly Subsciibers to the HARMER AND FRUIT GROWER at
}Sp gK, i ., C. M. & B. to Birmingham -
ute. $2 each, or 4 Subscribers and $2 in Money, we will send one of the Driers Free.
Sou. ll'y to Ever- Subscribers in a club who wish to take advantage of any book premiums or others offered to
I DELAND: FLORIDA. etto and tho F. C. & P. subscribers count the same as those taking the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER only.
!I Louis'illo & Nash'ille to River Mr.Thomas Patten of Glen St. Mary, Fla, has used this Drier and, writes : "It does good work
t For both sexes College, Normal School, New Orleans 1 Junction. F. C. & I). only for the cost of it." '
! Academy, Art School and Conservatory of Music, To route with through sleepersJackso'ville TO THE LADIES
An institution of first rank. Faculty of twenty between New Orleans and
! teachers. Seven elegant buildings, heated by J Jacksonville.The I of the Household in Town or Country. It is a little Gold Mine. Thousands of careful prudent
steam lighted by electricity. 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 a business, but who have frequent use for just such an article as this for making smaller 'quantities -
\ of Physical Culture, with Military Drill Florida running through the of dried fruit berries, and vegetables for their own use or for sale; will find it the most satis-
for young men. Library of 6,000 yolu ties. Reading Tobacco Mvgions, factory and profitable investment they could make A lady can easily lift it on and off the stove,
room, with all 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 pap rs. Thoroughly equipped I'eacn 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
r buildings for Music and Art Schools, with artistsof Phosphate Belt. tray for this purposeAddress
established reputation in charge. Opens Has the Silver Spring and all orders
October 2. Send for catalogue giving full inform- Other Fine Scenery.
ation, to The Great Hunting Country. toFARMER
JOHN F. FORBES, Reaches the Noted fishing Grounds.Has aid FRUIT GROWER,,
f President. the best lands for tillage, greatest variety
of soils in the State, and above all Ja.OhS0X1'V'J.11e: Florida.WHY .

Runs over the Central Rldgreland .
s Where It Is High and Healthy.
I; Prosperous towns till its route and it offers
"r 71oridaands the best freight facilities for any produce to ?
the Northern markets. Send for

.- song-
Oranges Go the Corn off the Cob Hands and
with its spirited words and beautiful music all "Niggering Blistering your

descriptive of an actual Florida Home and Wearing the Skin off? Buy a
jesorts which is gotten up in elegant style-Six pages
f! of full sized best music paper, containing alsoa
picture of a home in Florida and a hunting
I: scene. It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents (in .
investments stamps, to pay expense of distribution.)
Send also for. the best map of Florida (sen
free) and note the towns on its route.A.O.MAODONELLG.P.A. REASONS WHY YOU
Developments: ,
Jacksonville, Fla. I'' SHOULD HAVE ONE.

I Attractions The Fla. Cent. -& Peninsular R. R. !lQ i;

Address, : It is fully warranted against breaking or getting -
y Offers to ShippersThe m '9''ill''I out of order by any fair usage.

G. D. ACKERLY, '. Shortest and Quickest Route = K It takes less power to do the same amount of
t GENERAL PASSENGER AGENT : work than any other machine of its size ever

THETROPICALTRUNKLINE, FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN i j There is no time thetcobseoutoof are through
x shelling by picking the shelled
JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA. THE EAST AND WEST. : corn as the machine takes the corn all off the

With Improved Ventilated Cars, this company cob, drops the corn in the box or basket, takes
is better equipped than ever ever to h hlts ;, the cob on around and throws it off at the back.
handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops, and :: a little practice with it you can easily shell
insure close connections and prompt despatchto oue bushel of oars in about 4 minutes or less.
all Easteru and Western Markets. ;# The sheller is small but it will do 'the work, of
Known Through oars to destination with- many a larger machine.

Everywhere.Sold out change or delay. E1 The spring can be adjusted to any tension re-
Everywhere.Grown Perishable freight followed by wire and quired and can be loosened when not in use, thus
Everywhere. shippers advised time passing various Junction avoiding any chance of its giving out.
points and arrival at destination.All A sheller wrench accompanies every machine.
claims for overcharges and loss promptly I
RR adjusted. The manufacturer of this machine is rated in the Commercial Agencies at $125,000, and is
See that your goods are markedvia personally known to the Editor to be a responsible man. The
e your dealer for them. Send for ,
F. C. & P. R. R.
Ferry's Heed Annual for 1895.: I.
Invaluable to all planters and lovers For information call on or address the undersigned CYCLONE CORN SHELLER
of Fine Vegetables and Beautiful :
'' ,Flowers. Write for It-I'ree.D. O 1 TVT oil, Trav. A'gt. Ocala, Fla. is not a worthless claptrap affair, but has genuine merit.
M. FERRY&- CO., ,4It, Gen. Orlando, Fla. Retail price $3.00. Given with the paper one year for $4 oo or as a premium for three new
Detroit, Mich. VN, Trav. A !ft, Leesburg.Fla subscribers at $2.00 each. Address all orders to ,
ill Trav. AVt, Tampa, Fla.
Li-l Jacksonville,Fla.
W, II. PLEA8ANT8, General Freight Apt .: JCl..ol SO"1'V'.l11e, F'1CxV ..




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