Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00349
 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: September 28, 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: UF00055765:00349
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Preceded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by: Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen

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8. Powers, Publisher and Proprietor, JACKSONVILLE FLA., SEPTEMBER, 28 t 1895. Whole No. 1390 Vol.NEW olI.E.E:i'.a

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


the most Extensive in the State and after all Home Grown Stock.
G. l T A B El R Peaches. Plums 'Pears :
r Japan Persimmons, Grapes;Figs, Mulberries,Apricots,Almonds Satsuma and other Oranges and
Lemons on both

Glen St. Mary, Florida. ,Over- 75 varieties of Roses al!field grown and Budded and Grafted. Ornamental Trees, Shrubs etc. ;

Over 300' Varieties of Fruit Trees and OrnamentalsADAPTED ,It Write'will NO for pay BETTER Catalogue those intending and STOCK.any to information plant Orchards NO wanted CHEAPER.to visit, my Nursery NONE'and Experimental SO LARQE.Grounds.

Macclenn W: 171.. ..
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FOR SEASON OF 1895-90.
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I am able to supply you with Orange and Lemon ,
Headquarters for Pear Trees. Satsuma Oranges on T'ij' llata. Celestial Figs,, bud wood of standard varieties, such as Arrival: and Satisfaction Guaranteed.

One Year Trees now full of Fruit. Everbearing Mulberries for the Pigs and .HART'S MAJORCA TARDIFF, V A R I ETI ES: Homosassa,Jaffa, Dancy
RUltY.JAFFA.. Tangerine. Hart's Tardiff. (or Valencia Late).St.
Chickens. Elberta Peach Trees by the Thousand.
., Michael, Ruby and Malta Bloods, W; Navel,
Send for Interesting Catalogue. SANFORD'S MEDITERRANEAN, Med. Sweet, Mandarin Oranges.
MALTA BLOOD. I Guarantee Absolutely no Red, White, Yel- .
'ii:. GUfcArWDESAXJ, Prop., MEI:). SWEET, '
J. ST. MICHAEL, low or Purple Scale on Buds sent.

MONTICELLO, FLA. DANCY TANGERINE, Tne true Lisbon Lemon, Villa Franca, Eureka -
Royal Messina Belair Premium Everbear
At the following prices; ing and Imported Sicily Lemons.

ROYAL PALM NURSERIES. 1000, $5 00;' 3000 $12.00; 6000 $20.00. A few Pomelo Buds SI per 100 Others. j JI j'i'
I4\ $4.5O per 1,000, $1O per 3.OOO. i I
OKIJIIK.Please : I
I D Lemons. Lisbon, Villa Franca, Eureka,at
IIJ We.are Offering an Exceedingly Large, and Varied Assortment same prices.Buds delivered. ithout further cost to you and send P. 0. Monday Orders or Draft 'I
of Trees and Plants. guaranteed to anive in fine order. Orders on New York only. References Given. II I
u.rf booked now for June delivery. Address, I
a" Orange, Lemon, Lime Pomelo, Peach' Plum, Grape, Olive, Dewberry, .C. S. BURGESS, DECIDUOUS TREES, FOR SALE. 1
Raspberry, Tropical Fruits, Grasses, Bamboos, Palms, Orthids, Ferns, Cactus, Economic Plants Riverside Nurseries, I II
(like Camphor,Cinnamon, Tea, etc., etc.) in hundreds and U ousands of plants,all well grown and Riverside, Cal. Address: iji'
in perfect condition. Send for Illustrated Catalogue, with special list of Citrus for the season. Reference.-Orange Growers' Bank, Riverside, I I. H. CAMMACK, .
Cal. Florida reference given if wanted.
REASOIVER BROS., Oiicco, Fla. Whittier, California. ;
Manatee River Region. [ Cut this out for Reference.] '.

FraudnasFruitWrappers. 1


Our stock of this popular variety is now ready for delivery. Beware of spurious 111

Italian and California stock sold .northern houses at $2 to$2.50 per pound. now Consumers know that of they Fruit get Wrappers an honest ream may REASONABLE_ PRICES; .

of'480 sheets and not'400 or 320 sheetsto I ;
ream as some unscrupulous dealers Genuine Bermuda'Onion Seed Pearl, Ber- ,
muda, White Silver Skin, Yellow Danvers and
Varieties, White and Red, Packet 5 cents; i oz. 15 cents; 1 oz. 25 cents; supply Top or PerennialNew 1 I,
t lb. 85 cents; 1 lb. 3.00 post paid. OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed Crop of Refugee Beans, $4 perbushel, ,J

H. G. HASTINGS & CO., S"EDSMEN.: Wrappers are put up in packagesof I
1000 each, and each Wrapper is Finest Strains of Cabbage, Florida tested.A i
I Interlaohen, Florida. full line of all seeds. '
free application. numbered, in printing, consecutively Florida and Georgia Seed Rye and Oats. I
Catalogue on
from 1 to 1000. No one can


prices. Send for sampler?and prices L. CAMERON, Seedsman, 1

FRUIT TREES Specially Adapted to Florida.Oriental to Jacksonville, Fla. i iI

Pears, Japan Plums on Marianna Stocks,Japan Persimmons Giant Loquat, Strawberry SOUTHERN PLANTING. .
Plants. Grape Vines, etc. Rare Conlf rae, Broad Leaved Evergreens Camellas. 000 Palms JERSEY CITY, N.'J. : ,
10.000 Camphor and Cinnamon trees,Roses. The Jreenhouse Department is the largest andmost Pears a specialty. Trifoliata Orange Stocks. t t-
complete in the Southern States. We grow everything in trees and plants suited to South- N. B.:-We do not deal in unprinted Prices Low. List Free. SUMMIT NyRSEKJKS.
era horticulture Catalogue free. Address 1'. JfcpERCKMANS, Augusta, Ga. No Agents. 1 wrappers. Monticello, Fla,

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i\1 Implement That Every Gardener and Strawberry
-f OF
I regular courses Agricultural, Mechanical -. Grower Should Have
Latin-Scientific, Women's,equivalent .
in length studies and honor. Graduate!I
of Latin-Scientific course receive degree of A. B.;; Shortest Quickest lost Attractive
1 of other courses,degree of B. S. ,
A one year's Business Course giving thor -
ough instruction in Commercial LawArithmctic,, Rouri: : .
and .
Penmanship BookKeeping.A
year's course in Stenography, TypeWriting BETWEEN
and Teleg aphy fitting students business. FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH
Graduates of these courses receive certificates of f

proficiency.A THE .
course in Piano. Music has been added Florida Central and : ,
Peninsular .
under an associate of.the Toronto Conservatoryof ; '
Music, giving best facilities to students of the (J. w
Piano, at a reasonable ch tge. NEW THROUGH ROUTES. .: .... ,; ..,,_
Military Instruction under a graduate of New York to Jacksonville by
West Point. The young men are under Military New Florida Pennsylvania R. K. to Wash-
Discipline similar to West Point The and
ington Southern Railway to
College Physician attends all students without Northern I Columbia". Florida Central &
charge. Lake City is one of the healthiest placesin Air Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all principal
America. High Pine Land. Pure Water. In points in Florida. .
eleven years there has not been a death at the : '
J College. All courses are.open to women. Stu- Cincinnati to Jacksonville by \ "! ;.. .
dents not prepared for the Freshman class can Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga .. '. .. S.
enter the Preparatory Department.To and Southern H'y to Ever- '" "' -; : V'
all students from Florida tuition is Free. in Florida}ette, Florida Central &; Peninsular -
all departments except Piano Music. Music Limited. to all important Florida
students pay a reasonable charge. Students points.
from other States pay$20 a year tuition, music Kansas Kansas City; Fort Scott &
extra. Young men bcaid: in the Mess Hall at$10a City Memphis R.R.to Kansas .
month. Young women board with families in Jacksn'ville to Birmingham, Southern Jtt'y rim
town aff 10 to$15 a month. College year begins Thro' Line Ito Everette, Fla. Central &; I"
September 30,1895. Peninsular to all Fla. points.
For catalogues address Louis to Jacksonville by C .
1St. Short Line to Du Quoin, -
O. CLUTE PRESIDENT, Holly Sp'gs Central to Holly Sp'gs, The best Tool for intensive culture ; saves the expenses of a horse ;
LAKE CITY, FLA. Route. City, Memphis &; Birmingham
J to Birmingham,Sou. does the work just how and where you want it done.
K'y to Everette and F. C.& P. 0( ,

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Holly Sp'gs}Sp'gs, K., C. M. &; B. to Holly Birmingham Thousands of acres of Truck and Strawberries are cultivated entirely by hand.
Route. Sou. B'y to Ever- This little plow has been perfected with special reference to Florida use and
DELAND FLORIDA.For ette and the F. C..& P.
;< ; ;: ; with the assistance and suggestions Florida growers. .
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Academy, Art School and Conservatory of Music, Toroute with through teepers <*
An institntion of first rank. Faculty of twenty Jacksonville between New Orleans and
steam teachers.lighted Seven by electric elegant ty..buildings Hot and, heated cold water by Jacksonville.The Four Points and a Wrench Go With Each Plow.Given .

baths. Thoroughly equipped gymnasium. De- F. C. & P. has '700 miles of track) in
partment of Physical Culture, with Military Drill' Florida running through the
for young men. Library of 6ooo volutits. Read- Tobacco Regions, with this paper to new subscribers for one for 5.00 f. o. b. at our
ing room, with all leading periodicals and daily Stock arming and Dairy Section, .' ,
and weekly pap'rs. Thoroughly equipped Peach and Strawberry Lands, Store-room.
chemical and physical laboratories. Separate Orange, Banana and Pineapple. Country,
buildings for Music and Art Schools, with artistsof Phosphate Belt. FARMER and FRUIT GROWER,
established reputation in charge. Opens Has the Silver Spring and
October 2. Send for catalogue giving full inform- Other Fine Scenery.The ACI.cSONVILLE, P LA.
ation, to Great Hunting Country.
JOHN F. FORBES, Reaches the Noted Fishing Grounds,
President. Has the best lands for tillage, greatest vari- N. B. Special low rates given for Pony, Clipper and Hammock Plows in con.
ety of soils in the State and above all nection with the paper. Write us for terms.

Runs over the Central Rldgeland
Where It Is High and Healthy.
; : lorida Prosperous towns fill its;route and it otters
. ) ands the best freight facilities for any produce to WHY ? -
the Northern markets. Send for the popular
I song-
! Oranges Go the Corn off the Cob and
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i descriptive of an actual Florida: Home, and Wearing the Skin off? Buy a"CYCLONE"
which is in
SOrts gotten up elegant style-Six pagesof
full sized best music paper,containing also
a picture of a home in Florida and a huntingscene.
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stamps, to pay expense of distribution.))
Send also for the best map of Florida(sen
Developments free) and note the towns on its route.A.O.MAODONELLG.P.A. REASONS WHY YOU

Jacksonville, Fla. SHOULD HAVE ONE.

The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R. yiii'i'

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G. D. ACKERLY Offers to ShippersThe II out of order by any Fair usage. .
Shortest and Quickest Route i It takes less power to do the same amount of
C GENERAL PASSENGER AGENT, A work than any other machine of its size ever

BETWEEN ___ ; made.
FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN ly)i' There is no time lost after you are through
JACKSONVILLE. FL RI-QA. THE EAST AND UC thelling by picking the,cobs out of the shelled
WEST. Q corn as the machine takes the corn all off the
With Improved'' Ventilated Cars, this com- i n cob drops the corn in the box or basket, takes
pany is better equipped than ever ever to 1111 p the cob on around and throws it off at the back.
You handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops, and 1 By:a little practice with it you can easily shell
insure close connections and prompt despatch oue bushel of ears in 'about 4 minutes or less.
Can Get to all Eastern and Western Markets. ,; r= The sheller is small but it will do the work of

Ferry's Seeds at your dealers Through oars to destination with many a larger machine.
as fresh and fertile as though out change or delay. The spring can be adjusted to any tension required
r you got them direct from Ferry's Perishable freight followed by wire and and can be loosened when not in.use, thus
Seed Farms. shippers advised time passing various Junction avoiding any chance of its giving out.
points and arrival at destination. A sheller wrench accompanies machine.
All claims for overcharges and loss promptly d d' I, 'Ilo' I;

fERRYS SEEDS adjusted. markedvia The manufacturer of this machine is rated in the Commercial Agencies at $123,000 and is
See your goods are. personally known to the Editor to be a respontible man. The
are known and planted F. C. & :P. R, R.
where, and are always every the For information,call on or address the undersigned CYCLONE CORN SHELLER
beet. Ferry'Seed Annual : .
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Ij Jacksonville,Fla. I
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President Adams' Grove. have in 'a very short time; for nobody the winter in Florida, ,on account of RAMIE CULTURE. .

In the course of. his travels in Flor- knows how quickly a bearing grove of its liability to destroythe fruit buds.It .

jda last winter, Mr. A. I. Root visited orange trees may be produced with'the might be 'used'during' the monthsof Will It Pay in Florida ?

the grove of Mr. Dudley W. Adams, great roots to the trees, that are com- ,,September and October. It was Report No. 7, U. S. Department of

President of the State Horticultural paratively uninjured." stated that in Florida, where the rain- Agriculture, Fiber Investigations, is '

Society, and thus writes : fall is much greater than it is in the devoted to ramie and a careful studyof

While at Lake Dora I visited the Notes on Paris Green. Northern and Central States, Bordeaux it reveals facts of much interest to

beautiful grounds and residence of Paris green is the most useful and mixture of double strength can Florida who about
growers are
President Adams. Irving Keck told valuable of the arsenicals used as insecticides be safely used upon the peach and for a paying industry. We quote in

me I must see that place, sure. Friend As is well known, its action -: plum., some places the exact phrasing of the
is more rapid and effective than # *
Adams is an original enthusiast and
and in other
experimenter in Florida fruits, and that of London purple, and having a I An interesting paper on the "Effectof condense.SOIL.

Florida agriculture in general. At definite chemical composition it ought. Fungicides in Increasing the

present ,he is taking considerable painsto not to be subject to variation in the Growth and Productiveness of Plants"was AND CLIMATE.

develop the idea of mulching not amount of the active agent, arsenic.Its read by B. T. Galloway, of the 'In 1 general terms it may be 'said

,only plants but orange and lemon use as an insecticide has enor- United States Department of Agriculture. that the ramie plant requires a hot,

trees, and for some years has ,been mously extended of late years, and Evidence was presented show- moist climate, with no extremes of

scraping up brush, leaves, weeds, and, upward of 2,000 tons are annually ing that certain fungicides, like the temperature, and lj a naturally rich,

everything he can get hold of, to pile employed in the United States, besides Bordeaux mixture, increased the damp, but never a wet, soil, the neces-
tons in Canada. The chief difficulty sary moisture to be supplied by frequent -
it up around his orange trees, not only 400 growth and productiveness of plantsin
in Paris is the readiness rain or by irrigation in other
that he:may cover the ground so as to uring green quite a marked degree, where no ;
keep down the weeds, but to keep the with which it settles to the bot- insects or fungi existed. Althoughthe : words, such a climate and soil that,

soil damp, and encourage the formation tom of the tank or reservoir of the ingredients in the common fungi- I when the growing season has com

of nitrogen. Friend Keck in- spraying apparatus. This is becauseit cides could not be looked upon as menced, the growth will \be'rapid and

formed'me that Mr. Adams uses fertilizers is a rather coarse powder, very much plant-food, yet their application often continuous. In the United States

as well as, the rest, but the less finely divided than London pur- produced marked effects in growth the best localities, so far as experi-

fertilizers were scattered all throughthe ple, which latter fact gives the purple, and productiveness. Sprayed pota- ment' has determined, are portions of

leaves, brush, and rubbish of all a certain advantage. toes yielded from 25 to 50 per cent Florida, Mississippi, ,Louisiana, and
A conversation with of' Texas, on the Gulf, and Central Cali-
sorts. I believe this is not quite true, recent one more than those not sprayed, even
the manufacturers of Paris fornia, on the Pacific Coast. .
for the grounds are remarkably clean leading when there were no signs of insectsor
and free from weeds in the spaces be- green has brought out the fact that i fungi. Experiments were now in "In the Gulf States ramie has been

tween the trees where it was possibleto this coarseness of grain and the accompanying progress which were made with the grown experimentally in a great vari-

cultivate. In fact, notwithstandingthe difficulty'in using Paris view of finding out how these results ,: ety of soils, from the light sandy up-

enormous quantity o( rubbish in green in water suspension are quite were brought about. Thus far the lands to the rich black lands of the

the shape of mulching material. on his I unnecessary. It seems that the mar- experiments seem ,to show that the Louisiana bottoms, though light,

premises, everything looked very neat ket has hitherto demanded a very I sprays, such as,are.applied to potatoesand sandy, alluvial soils. have always giventhe

and tidy. Of course, his oranges had dark-colored :article; the lighter color like crops have, a marked effect best results. s"Ln California, deep, }
having been deemed to indicate adul- the' soil alluvial, sandy, or loamy lands which,
f suffered with all the rest, and hundredsof upon especially on its capacity -
great trees, 'nearly a foot through, teration. It seems however, that the for absorbing and retaining heat, when well prepared, will hold their

t had been cut off close'to, the ground. I, darker color is simply due to the moisture and air. moisture through the growing season,
size of the dark- or that can be irrigated, are most commonly -
The day after the freeze, if I remem- larger crystals, JfC

ber correctly, he sent a telegram to est green having the largest crystals.If W. T. Swingle, of Florida, demon- will selected. Any good soil that
other is
California for orange buds of the varie- the green were reduced to an impalpable strated by actual experiment that if in produce crops recom-
which would makeit mended, particularly! if well prepared,
ties he-wanted then it the
; as soon as was preparation of Bordeaux mixturethe
that holds its moisture- the
much more,satisfactory as an insec- or through a
certain that a tree was dead or greatly dissolved copper sulphate and
ticide it would lose the of season, or which can be irrigated.
injured, down it went, and buds were intensity lime-water are each largely diluted before
all around the betweenthe its color and become whitish. This there' is little ENRICHING THE SOIL.
put on stump, mixing, or no use j
bark and the wood. For protection manufacturer tells me that for a num- of an agitator to keep the ingredientsfrom "In all countries where ramie has

from another frost that might ber of years he was able practically to settling. been grown commercially 'or experimentally
control the market because he had the necessity for' enriching
come, and also to preserve dampness, .. .II. heavily -
discovered a means of crystallizingthe the soil by the application of
the rich, soft mold was raked or hoed
C. A. Gainesville
green in unusually large particles, ; Colclough the farm manures or chemical fertilizers -
up so as to cover the stump. Friend and
L. L. of McIntosh have
i Light,
who securing a very dark-colored product, is emphasized, for successful ramie
Longstreet, accompanied me on :
returned from
visit took the of although he was aware that for the I Jacksonville, they culture is an impossibility on impoverished
my liberty pulling went to plead with railrqad officialsfor
use intended the product so obtainedwas land. .
the dirt away from some of these little reduction in
much less valuable. Yet the a freight rates upon "Mr. Forbes Watson's researches in
mounds, and, sure enough, there were
Florida products in transit to Northern -
the buds already started. When al- darker green, with its accompanyinglarger this direction have been exhaustive,
markets. The 'committee
sized crystals, is more difficultto met and he considers that importance
else in Florida
everybody was
manufacture, and hence expensive.It Messrs. W. H. Pleasants, general attached by the Chinese careful ma
lamenting that there was no budding. freight of the F. C. & P. rail-
wood left in the whole State, friend seems, therefore, that all these nuring of the crop explained by the
road and
Menzies assistant
Adams had a good stock on hand years we have been using a poison James large quantity of mineral matters con.
general freight agent of the Plant system tained in the "
which could have been had at less ex- stems.
to and had of his
ready use,
many at the latter's office. They re On the soils of France
buds already started. He said some- pense and in a much more satisfactory ceived according to
no satisfaction the
form.-Insect Life. beyond Favier, about 7,000 pounds of stable
thing : promise that these officials would con- of
manure or 525 10615 pounds chemical
"Like everybody else, I have for fer with headquarters.-Gainesville
Notes from Agricultural Soientists. manures are used per acre per cut
years been trying new varieties of oranges Sun.
; and I had just got to the point The fifteenth annual meeting of the ting, which is twice a year.
where I decided it would be worth a Society for the Promotion of Agricul- There will be about Hilgard, of California,
230 acres shows that it is
deal of to me if orch- tural Science h recently been heldin a very depleting crop
great money my planted) in each of '
vegetables, acre to the soil. A single four
ard were reduced to four or five kinds, the city of Springfield, Massachusetts. which is good for one carload of from the soil crop ( cut-

and those just the kinds I wanted, and P. H. Rolfs, of Florida, read a freight. Total vegetable shipmentsin ings lime) removes 658 poundsof
; potash, 252 pounds; phosphoric
other. Providence has helped me short giving some "UnexpectedResults
no ,
paper sight, in carloads, 230; there will acid
to the thing just where I wanted .from Spraying Peach Orch 156 pounds; nitrogen,
get be 12,000 boxes of oranges, which, at pounds. But only the fiber is
and it has also obliged me to make a ards. In treating an old orchard boxes carload 370
250 per represents 48 used and if the stalks and leaves
more thorough job of it than I ever badly affected with the San Jose scale, cars. Total number of
cars, 278.- carefully returned to the soil the quantities
should have thought of doing had not the trees were rejuvenated and quitea Ft. Myers .Pres of minerals removed,
the frost made that tremendous 'move' large crop of fruit secured. In treat- actually are
follows Potash 28
on us; so, you see, that, instead of lamenting ing peach trees' with the resin wash as : pounds; lime, ,

p I and counting up my losses, I recommended by the Department of Mr. T. J. Roberts has constructeda 19 pounds; phosphoric acid; n

can ,really afford to look bright and Agriculture at Washington it was telephone line from Tallahassee pounds; nitrogen, 58 pounds.

cheerful in 'anticipation of the nice, found that the formula for winteruse thirteen miles out to his plantationfor COST OF CULTIVATION.

new orchard and new fruit that I shall |. could not be safely used during his private use.-Floridian, In France 14,000 to 16,000 plants


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you know who you are dealing :with., "CHEAP" Fertilizers are dear at any price. Our motto in, "GOOD FERTILIZER CHEAP," (not

: Cheap Fertilizers at Low Prices,) ,and we point with pride to the reputation attained by the LITTLE BROS.' Brands wherever used.

I. For present conditions we recommend the use of the following brand described in our Circular Letter of December 31, 1894, and which has already

.! been used' extensively : .

, ; '" NEVER DESPAIR BRAND Special attention is also called to the following brand :

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1 -. Ammonla..6 to 7 per, cent... ... ,
.' c v. Ammonia.-I a 1 104 per cent. ,.
AvailablePhofphoricAcfd..4t06 : /
t ,, Potash, (Actual)....... .....3104 Available Phosphoric Acid..6 to 8 "" co'j "
Potash (Actual) .4 to 6
'j PRICE, $32.00 Per Ton f. o. b,, Jacksonville. 'PRICE, $22.00 Per Ton, f. o. b., Jacksonville.
: prices on Cotton Seed Meal, Nitrate Soda, Sulphates and Muriates,of Potash. Write us for prices on any thing you may need.

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are set per acre, but.....M. Favier states The ton of degummed fiber'is there- for, gophers in all of the Florida methods for the destruction of pests.

that 3,000 plants set in March will i fore actually worth $225 to the grower.A markets, the residents of the countryas Can we be successful here without

produce enough roots by October to long ton of green stalks yields well as those of the city regardingthe giving the subject a passing thought ?

plant a hectare ((2} acres). Not in- about 25 pounds,of degummed fiber. gopher, properly cooked, as a del I believe our opportunities for grow-

cluding the cost of ,roots, this writer Counting the yield ,even at the high icacy equal to diamond-backed tera- ing deciduous fruits in Ohio are as

gives the cost per acre the first yearat figure of twenty-five, (short), tons of pin. He resolved to carry out his good as any, if we but practice the

$45.04 ; after the first year, $31.20.In green strlks, we have ;about: 350 idea, so he and his boys scoured the right methods.In .

America roots are planted far- pounds of degummed 'fiber per acre, country for miles and miles and gath- most States and sections of

ther apart, and the quantity requiredto worth, at 13%' cents a pound, 7325. I'ered together all the gophers they States wherever fruit culture has been

plant an acre is variously. estimated The cost of growing is given above. could find and placed them on a 2000- made a success, it has all been owingto :

from $30 to $40. There,are no degumming establishmens acre tract of virgin pine. The gophers men that have had the courage of

Mr. S. B. Allison, of New Orleans, in practical operation in the took kindly to the spot and in- their convictions, and planted largely,

from actual experience, gives the cost : United States at the present time. dustriously set to work to dig them- and faithfully attended their plantings.All .

of an acre the first ,year, $24.65 ; the t selves homes in the yellow sand. The the fine specimens of fruit seen in

second year, $15.50. This did not A Gopher Farm. place is now literally honeycombedwith our city markets and sold for California -

include the cost of plants. He paid their tunnels. fruit, and at fancy prices, are
is of the
$30 for the six barrels of ,roots he industries Gopher which farming one unique of The only unpleasant feature of go- not products of that State by any

planted on his acre. Mr. Natho, of Florida has into an original since his man pher farming, according,to Dalywelle, means ; neither do fruits of the finest

Texas, gives $35 to $40 per acre as gone orange is, the snakes. Hundreds of rattle quality or flavor come from there
killed the lastwinter's
', the,cost of'roots fiiPhis case. grove was to roots by ,snakes have flocked to the homes pf any more than the fine imported j
r< -F cold weather. D
t. Henry the gophers. Not a day passes but the English broadcloths sold here come
: YIELD AND PROFIT. welle a German by birth but who has
'' gopher raiser and his boys, kill from trom ,England ; but it seems to impartan
,: The first val- been in Florida'for decade
year's not ,
:: ,cuttings are expectsto
'' three to a dozen. They never venture aesthetic flavor to the fruit or cloth,
uable for fiber not used have gophers on the market -
; they are ex- 50,000
into the farm without heavy top boots, and we pay for the taste.
:cept as a fertilizer for the, land. Mr. inside of two years. Fifty thous-
Allison obtained the second year, and gophers ought to contribute i in a heavy stick and a pint of 'antidote. ..
The snakes while also
from two cuttings, 1,434 pounds'of some degree to the discomfiture of dangerous, are This Proposition,Will Start Florida
made to yield a revenue to this provi-
fiber per acre; the third year. 1,626 the beef trust. The gopher of Floridais Off.
dent farmer. He cures 'the skins and
pounds. not the gopher of more northern Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
sells them to curio dealers. The curio -
After a careful study of the figures latitudes. He is called by the en- A few people will remembur that at
have them I
obtained by actual trial in Algiers, t cyclopedists the testudo polyphemus, the Orlando meeting of the fruit and
I I and hand satchels and sell
Italy, France, India, Louisiana and a species of turtle, which can claim them purses to the visitors from the North vegetable men of Florida it was my
California, the writer, Mr. Chas. Rich first cousinship to the tortoise. He idea to offer to accept the first propo-
the winter
who visit this State
ard Dodge, says: makes his home in the high, rolling Rattlesnake oil is farfamedas sition of the transportation companies,
I "The yield per acre of green stalks pine lands of the State. He and the season. to lay aside all precedent and place a
for rheumatism and a number -
with leaves, when well grown, for a rattlesnake are the best of compan- a cure ) rate as denominated in their own
of wholesale houses their I
single cutting in the Southern States, ions. Wherever a gopher hole is to drug words: "Charge all the traffic will
oil of Mr.
has been placed at 8 to 10 tons, or say be found, there also will be found a Dalywelle. bear." This I said we were willing to
is flavor the
There to gopher
I 25 tons for two cuttings under the rattlesnake. The gopher snake is alsoa a rare do, and that we only began to kick
fail tickle the of
most favorable circumstances. A cal- friend of the gopher.Mr. that cannot to palate, I when they got to taking all the truck

culation based on the above figures Dalywelle's farm is situated on the epicure. Mr. Dalywelle says that would bring I Fact is we'd stood that
in the of few the
places the yield of dry fiber per acre the banks of the Wekiva river. The the course whole Union a will years be educatedto peopleof and lived on hope while we spent

at about 1,000 pounds, for two cut- Wekiva is named, for the;.,central figure Then he the "orange' money" for vegetable fertil-
tings, which will not be found far out -a maiden-in a Seminole Indian gophers. predicts, izers, but after the oranges went

, of the way in actual practice, when legend. Wekiva, the beautiful daughter gopher will, not go a begging at twenty- "where the woodbine twineth", and
five but will command
I the crop is cultivated on a commercialscale of the ancient Thomas ,Tiger Tail, cents apiece, the transportation man took all the

provided, always, that the crop celebrated for ,the number of scalpshe $36 a the dozen. He proposes movement to inaugurate and- vegetable money, it left us where the

.has been properly grown. had taken, was once in love with a kindergarten light went out, and we can now no
that in few weeks when
"In the opinion of the writer, there- handsome Indian youth, who stood says fattest, he a will send to gophersare Presi- longer "see" to proceed at the play of
a pair
fore, two cuttings are possible in Tex. six feet in his moccasins, and could dent Cleveland and other distinguishedmen. game whereat one/man holds all the

as and Louisiana, three in portions of shoot an arrow through the heart of a trumps.
All he asks in return is an hon
Florida, and, as has been already bear. The youth jilted Wekiva, and testimonial how Intellectually and financially, or
stated by Professor Hilgard, from two she wept so copiously that where once est with other as meat.-N.gopher Times. economically speaking, we want to

to four cuttings in California" was arid sand there is now a beautifuland pares renew the old proposition and give

As to the value of the fiber in its cool river. .4. the transportation people "all, the

. final merchantable form, as "degum- Mr. Dalywelle lives with his fam- One Long Fight with Insects. truck will bear;" this may be twenty-

med fiber" the statements of the re ily of a wife, three blue-eyed girls and A writer in the "Ohio Farmer;" five or thirty-three and one-third per

port are meager. On page 45 we two tow-headed boys, in a two roomed urging the importance of a ceaseless cent of the gross, or net proceeds, we

read: "As to the commercial value of residence, the walls of which are of warfare against insects, concludes his will settle that by arbitration. At any

the: degummed fiber, recent French hewn pine. In his first struggle for article as follows : rate we will do what is right and, we

figures quote it at $300 per ton, or existence in this State .gopher more In the fruit districts of California it think the transportation companies,

,;, .riearly,1352, cents per pound." The: often furnished the piece de resistanceof is said that the odor of the various I souls or no souls, will have to come

" '}::':', China hand-prepared fiber costs about his dinner than Florida beef. "Why preparations used to destroy insect I down to it too. Intellectually, as

$50 per ton (for degumming, while the would it not do," he asked himself life is universal for miles, and for daysat hinted above, we have at last learned

machine-extracted fiber, by the Favier one day, "to raise these things for a time, and nine-tenths of the dIscussions that it is idiotic to trust to luck and a

system costs $75 per ton. market?" There was ample demand in local fruit clubs are upon complication of contigencies for a,

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present system of outgoing currents.

; And financially when we spend Edited by JOHN BEACH., Melbourne, Fla.
sweat and blood money for fertilizer
Now, as there is a large territory
and plant seeds, we are going to as
: in the South fit for
being opened up
dead morally certain as death or taxes I
culture and there is
that if we make the truck, we, too, pineapple prospect
will get a part of what it brings, and of a large influx of new settlers s
from different climates
altogether I
economically, we could not very long
think few words of advice
a may be
produce crops for which we getnothing .
in order which
may save some one
any way. It takes two to I
When I
expensive experiments
play that amounts to
thing,any and game a rule that don't work any but t came here in'85 I had no practical and aches of an annoying nature, a torturous nature, a dangerous -

one way is mathematically and philo agricultural knowledge whatever; but nature, can be quickly and surely cured with PainKiller.As .
I of advice. The advice
sophically in error. And wheneverman got plenty no one is proof against pain, no one should be without
from who had
came parties practical
or corporation finds he is wronghe experience elsewhere, but no experience Pain-Killer. This good old remedy kept at hand, will save
ought to right there and get
stop in 'this section. And the fact much suffering and many calls on the doctor. For all sum-
right ,before proceeding any further.If .
the present effort to organize the, was they were really handicapped by mer complaints of grown folks or children it has stood without -

growers meets with favor and success, their former experience, and committed !: an equal for over half a century. No time,like the present ,
and in blunders
I hope the foregoing propositionwill ,which this persisted else-into to get a bottle of .
experience gained
be laid before the transportation
companies. In the event of a failureto where, misled them.: I was really
less handicapped because knew noth- Pain-Killer H HSold
organize, some transportation line H
and realized it and
ing was ready to
may step in and say as much to the
be guided by advice and experience.Now .
growers: "Come, we will take your
truck to market and sell to best ad the man who comes from Dakota everywhere. The quantity has been doubled but the price .remains, ,
New York or Texas is just so the same. 25c. Look out for worthless imitations. Buy only the genuine,
and return to 66
vantage you" 2.3 per handicapped, and unless he forgets bearing the name-PERRY DAVIS cent of the amount.
gross what he has learned there and is will-
ing to learn all over from the experience -
Pinellas, Fla.Humbugs.
of others who have lived here,
and Swindles.We he may have to pay for it as we,did white grains (gray with humus often) Tobacco. .

have been so often pestered by by expensive failure.At covers this sand, and this may be .

the offers of advertisements of two the present 'time, since the unprecedented looked upon as first rate land. This Cuba's Extremity is Florida's Op-
notorious humbugs that it gives us freezes, the pineapple in- class of sand usually bears a growthof portunity.The .

pleasure to reproduce the followingfrom dustry stands out in bold'relief as the spruce pine, with hickory, scrub Tampa Times publishes a long ;

(Gleanings in Bee Culture: safest and most lucrative in the whole oak, etc. Some times we find consid- interview with a Mr. A. Zendegui and ,

A subscriber sends us a part of a State. The market is surer and erable saw palmetto and some times Messrs. R. P. and J. B. Pelota, all of i

periodical that calls itself the United steadier than the truck, and it is not blackjack, and in lower Dade county whom are prominent and wealthy

II States Health .Reports. On this clipping subject to one-fourth the risks from kumpty (zamia) and dwarf palmetto, i Cubans. The ,two latter have been

there is a big boom of the California insects and diseases. Gales will not and some times the long leaved pine.As extensive tobacco planters on that

' cold process of preserving cold destroy it, and it is on too high landsto a general thing, where the hickory island, but have abandoned it on ac- f

\ fruits, signed by Mrs. M. A. Carter, be drowned by floods, as it will not abounds and predominates, is the count of the hardships and outrages
Ill. She tells how thrive well what is very best of this class of land, and in I
Englewood, a poor on lower. Also, inflicted on them by both the Spanish
woman can make one or two hundred it will stand drouth better than any any event the heavier the timber troops and the insurgents, and are I

dollars around home in a few days by other fruit-growing plant of any de growth, the thicker the trees stand now about to investigate South Flor, 1

selling the secret for a dollar. Any- scription. And compare it with the and the taller they grow: the better. ida with a view of transferring their' :
There is land in lower Dade
body who wants to sell you a secretor orange in that portion of the State rocky planting interests to this State. .

a recipe for doing anything for a where it has always been considered where the sand is colored upon the Mr. Pelota, in the course of con

dollar or any other sum, had betterbe absolutely safe.Ve are as near the surface and plenty of land where the versation, stated that the best land for

turned out of doors to start with ; northern limit of pine culture any timber growth appears about the same, the cultivation of cigar tobacco would i
but the of sand white. I
do not parley or argue. Get him where in Florida as Lake City and grains are probably'be found about thirty to fifty !
While I do wish that this
clear off your premises as soon as Jacksonville are to the northern 'orange not to say miles from the Gulf coast-the high I

possible, for all such things are hum- limit; for almost every year latter will not grow pines, I should hammocks on which there is a growth :

bugs and swindles. This poor wo- slight local frosts damage the foliageor strongly advise thesettler to pay of hickory, oak and other hard woods: r
double for the colored
man says she will send samples of the fruit in some spot'or other. And I or quadruple and a large percentage of calcareous I

fruit, with full directions, for 18 two- after an unprecedented freeze com- sand. There are hammocks where rock near the surface. ,It is also very I
the sand when :washed clean of humusis '
cent. stamps. I do not know whether pare the result. How many trees at desirable that the land should be near ;
[ white down and
she sends anything for the stamps either place or in that latitude are pure many feet a fresh water stream, and what is !

when she gets them, or,. not; but the sprouting from the roots, and how there are spruce ridges where there is known as "sweet" land. Being informed :
color in the subsoil for
thing is an old humbug and an old many years will it take for those that no[ deep many that he would be able to find I,,
feet where
below the surface
swindle. On the other side of the I are sprouting to bear fruit, not to say pines a great deal of land of the character \\
But it is
paper we read : I regain their former size and yield? ire grown successfully. he had described, Mr. Pelota 'was
rather in the which
"Indorsement of the United States And among the pineapples we can ] exceptional cases very much gratified. He was specially

Health Reports, July 19, 1895." safely say that the entire loss will be prove the rule, and the new settler pleased to learn that he would find
lad better follow the rule.Mr. .
Then they go on to tell that the repaired in twelve months from the .. .. i 'calcareous rock in abundance, as one

United States has indorsed the Per. freeze, with all except the older fields, Wm. A. Gardner has discovered
fection Manufacturing( Co.'s dish- which should have been replanted an- a new and profitable use to which
washer. The washer may be a very other year anyhow. pears can be put,.ancj the entire crop ]pests, and they are not found where

good thing-we don't know; but the Most of the soils upon which the utilized at home to much better advantage (this rock is plentiful. This will prove

puff of the thing is an out-and-out pineapple is grown in this State are than paying the railroads to i a: great advantage as compared wftji\

swindle. It is a little significant, but pure deep sands. The only exception laul them out, of the State. In addition
not at all strange, that, on the same worthy of note occurs in the Keys, to making the best cider and source; of much loss and worry to the

little clipping, we find a denunciation where there: is no sand, merely leaf vinegar, he will hereafter convert his |planters of the island. I

of preachers in general. One would mold accumulated in the crevices of pear crop into syrup. Last Saturday Mr. Pelota has several plantationsn

think this United States Health Re- the rock. F ic brought to the "Banner" a sample i iof Cuba, and one of them is one of

port had a special dislike or dread of As a general thing the land to be > syrup he made as an experiment t tt ;.he finest on the island-Vista Hermosa -

the very word "preacher," and well preferred is that in which the ,grainsof I has been tried by numbers of people in the State of San Juan Mar-

,they may have. We have looked in sand have a high color, red, yel > who pronounce it as excellent. tHe inez. He told of one crop he had

our commercial reports for the stand- low or orange. This is very seldom says one, bushel of pears will yield raised' on 80 acres of this plantationn

ing of the Perfection Manufacturing found right up to the surface (though t''hree gallons of juice, and that the i 1879 which he sold to the owner

,Co., Englewood, 111., but the quotation this is the very best sign), but there is j ja jl nice will turn out in syrup almost c>If f a factory in Havana for $124,000,

is blank, blank. Look out for great deal of land where only a e qual to sugar cane j juice.-Live. Oak ills net profit being about $60,000.

..all such advertisements. slight stratum, a few inches deep, of Janner. From Mr. Pelqta's talk we gleaned


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following further interesting RURAL'S BAMBLINGDOTS.. quantity was 4 to i in favor of moist will set all along the stalk and look

points: land, or in favor of water. The patch very much like an old-fashioned
: About 12,000 plants to the acre can Irish Potatoes. on high land did remarkably well until string of onions. Rural then keepsthe
be planted on the best grade of land. Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: '' the tubers began to form, then the weeds down until the vines, lop

All the skilled labor required can be Just at this time the Florida potatoman vines stopped growing and lost color, over and does not stir them, after-
brought here from Cuba as soon as is preparing his land for a crop I the patch on the slope was some bet- wards.
there is much distress of fall potatoes. The past year has but did it
needed, as ter, by no means compare
The seed is of the most conse
that class work fully demonstrated that Florida can with the the lake. If
among now, on patch by we
If it has not started and the
the plantations having suspended.On raise good Irish potatoes, and it is .had had seasonable rains the hIghland quence.
do show them ina
not well place
> the best quality of new land the bound to become a valuable money,, : would have done better, but eyes ,
partial shade, as under a tree, and
plants will be ready for first cuttingin crop.Rural there never has been any discount,on '
wet them with a sprinkler' day
from has received many inquiriesfor the moist land and last it every
sixty or, seventy days plant- : season >
i until they show good strong He
ing. The second :and finest cut can his experience in growing Irish gave 24 for I. or at the rate of 500 jlhen eyes.
cuts them to one .commencing -
be made fifteen, days later. Four or potatoes, especially a fall crop. He bushels to the acre. eye (
at the stem end and cutting
1 i five cuttings can be made from each has grown, in a small way, Irish pota- ''Rural with
experimented largely to the center of the tuber. When the '
toes in Florida for the eleven
the second is the best. past
I plant, lime. .He it under the
put potato, seed end is reached he cuts out all
and during the five .
The leaves of the which years,< past years
I palmetto, mixed it with the and also
potato putit one. If a piece is cut to
he has learned some points that are eyes
is abundant in this section are the
\ so But there difference
on top. was no one and another to four and
to him worth all they cost. eye eyes
very,thing for thatching the curing in the did the lime
I patches, nor these two planted side by side under
"What kind of land is best for a ,
sheds. Such covering is much pref--
a increase the but it made
I ?" is frequently asked. A yield, a the same conditions, the stem of :the
other kind potato crop
erable to a shingle or any smooth Of
when Rural shiney potato. course one eye piece will measure as muchas
good many years ago
of roof.
the usual of fertilizer
amount was the four stems of the other. There
first turned his attention to horticulture -
Sixty men can cultivate 100 acres used in all the patches. be more in the hill but
I he purchased a book entitled may ,
of plants, and ten or twelve more Perhaps it will be out of place to
on the Apple.*" The when weighed the one eye hill will
would be required to cut and cure the "Thompson
I that the and
leaves. directions for making an orchard were say grass cowpeas grownon equal the other. The one eyed piecescan
the land where the lime is
was put be planted closer together and
first "select a southern slope. Rural
The hot in this climate in July
,sun immense the valueof
simply showing the four eyed piece if cut will make
and would be went out and looked at his little
August September very lime for these crops. four hills and give from three to four
the but Mr. patch of land for a, southern slope,
severe on young plants, Rural does not to play the times as much in weight than if
Pelota has for protecting them but there was not a piece as big as his propose
a plan
of a school teacher and tell the planted in one hill. Rural has experimented -
which he thinks will be effective.NOW hand that had any kind of a slope. part
IS THE TIME. It was a dead flat. He however Florida farmer how to grow potatoes, in shrinking the seed after

Mr. Pelota is;convinced that now planted his orchard and the trees didas but he will tell how he grows them, being cut to "callus" the cut surface

is the time to commence, the cultiva- well as any other trees in that vi- and if there be any points worthy ot by packing in sand, lime, ashes,

tion of cigar tobacco in Florida. cinity, with or. without a slope. So adoption they are free to do so. plaster, etc., but the seed planted, in

Some of the manufacturers have a it is with Selecting land for a potato About the last week in Decemberhe the spring, as soon as cut, beat all

small hand but. of patch. It makes no difference plows his land, which has had others in coming through the ground,
supply on many
them have made no preparation for whether it is on a slope, a side hill or during the summer a crop of sweet and they grew off better and made a

the serious emergency which now a dead flat. You can grow ,as largea potatoes. If the land be rough after much better stand. When one cuts.
confronts them. The crop in Cuba crop of potatoes in Florida as in any plowing he 'runs his cutaway over it to one eye he should get good eyes to
next year will not be sufficient to sup- other State if you have three other until' smooth. In the latter part of do it, and perhaps it is best to do it

ply the trade of the island, much:less very necessary articles. A good va- January he makes a deep furrow: by yourself, for cutting seed properly is

the export trade, and there is no tell- riety of seed, plenty of water, and a "plowing both ways" in the same not an easy job as some think it.

ing how long it will be before the liberal supply of fertilizer, with a lit- I furrow. Into this furrow he places Rural has been working to securea

Cuban planters will be able to culti- tle more water. i one pound, of good commercial fertilizer potato that would keep throughouta
vate their plantations. He advises, The Rural New Yorker, which pre- to five feet. This is stirred Florida summer. He has for six

that donations of lands and other assistance tends to know everything, says pota- into the soil with a hand plow, the months.had'. served three times a day
be made to induce skilled toes contain 80 per cent of water. potato is planted and covered with a potatoes grown in his lot. Last sea.

farmers to come over immediately and, If this be true they should have an hoe. As soon as the vines are as son he used his own grown potatoes
commence experiments, so that they abundance of water to fully develop high as it is thought the top of the until seed time in the fall. This year

will be ready to supply the great demand their size. Rural has had the past ground would be when the trenchesare he is quite confident that he will have

when the manufacturers use the season some experience in the value full and ,the surface even, work in potatoes' until' the new crop comes i in.
supply now on hand. of water in making a crop of potatoes.He the soil with a hoe. It cannot be It is called tile "Bellona Star." It is

..... had three patches, one on high, done as well with a plow as some will the old fashioned "White Star" made
Try our cent-a-word column. Il t flat land, one on' a "southern slope," be too deep while others escape en more valuable for us by being grownin
brings together the buyer and the and another on moist land by the tirely. If the soil be put back grad- sandy land in Central New York.

sealer all over the State. lake. The difference between the ually as the vines grow, the tubers Rural will send you a small one thatr



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was made in seventy days and dug not be afraid because the, firm i is big. POPULAR POULTRY '
last April ((7th.) You must confess The largest firms are able to handle FARM.T,. ,,
that it is as sound as though it was large amounts and have the very best
freshly dug. This is not for a puff or customers. A man riot 'more than a APOPKA FLORIDA.THOROUGHBRED' .

advertisement as he has no seed (for thousand miles from >the postoffice ,;,
sale. It is simply to help pave the would not ship to a big firm because, f +

way to secure a potato that will make he said, "everybody was shipping to INDIAN GAMES.Good .

Florida independent of other States it." He shipped to little. firm andis General Purpose Fowl. Best Table Fowl known. ,.
all the year round as far as this vege- still wondering what his stuff ,:,:,'
table is concerned. brought.For, BLACK MINORCAS. .
Rural has no special patent for keep- fall planting prepare the groundthe Greatest layer oflarge, White Eggs.! ,

ing potatoes through the year. He same way and plant the potato BLACK LANGSHANS.General .
has shelves on the north side of his whole; if it be cut it will rot in the purpose Fowl, Best Asiatic for Florida
packing house where they are piledsix hot sand. If planted before October
inches high. The lower half of i, they will be fit to dig January r, FOWLS FOR SALE. 5 EGGS IN SEASON.

the windows are left open but the or earlier if they are: well sprouted A few Cockerels at $i 50 and $2 oo. Will cost more next month. Buy now and save 50 per
; cents. Fowls shipped at single rates. One half the usual cost.
whole window is covered loosely with when planted. They will\ not do for express

gunny sacks so the air can pass in seed in the spring as they require too MEAT MEAL, CRYSTAL, GRIT, OYSTER SHELL, ETC.

freely and still shut out the light, thatis long to sprout. RURAL. s. S. DeI AI TOY, PROP.Having .
I all, there is about it. No "climbing" Keuka, Fla.

, under the house, packing in dry sand, other property will sell my Orange and Poultry Farm located on I.akeApopka. 18
; or in pits. Acres 12 in Grove. Good building stock, implements etc. Bargain price, Terms easy; or will
! :. Poultry. exchange for well located property. Write. "' "'*- ,
The time of( planting is worthy of -
discussion. If the is planted in
crop Edited by 8. S. DeLANOT, Apopka Fla. not confine themselves to one kind. .
December and there is a mild winterit Apiary.
They not only had large flocks of hens,
will be ready to' ship in Februaryand
$1,200 an Acre.I but also found somewhere for
March. But if there should be
a paid a recent' visit to the home of turkeys, geese, ducks and guineas, the APIOUIiTUBAL ITEMS-NO.2.
three frosts
heavyfreeze or two or
W. W. Garig at Baton Rouge, the latter being intended for home use, as ,-
and the vines cut the planted in
crop pioneer poultry breeder of Louisiana, they are of but little demand In the The Most Desirable Strain of Bees.
the latter of January will be as :
part who a few years ago fell a victim to market. They look upon a variety as Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. .
early and much better. Those shippedin the desire to live in town, and traded better enabling them to produce the In regard to the best and most de-
February and first half of March his farm for a* house and lot in the most at the least cost, and they were sirable race or strain of bees for the
get the best price and the planter may suburbs. particular to use good breeds as well., production of paying crops of honey
do well to risk part' of his crop by But what struck there several items
me was how Mr. ,are important to
planting early. Garig utilized his small farm to pro- Feeding Hay to Hens. be taken into consideration. '

There is as, much profit in packing duce a big crop, and, aside from vari- The first-Are you going to pro-
Most people think that it is impossible -
potatoes in good shape as there is in ous fruits and shrubbery I found some furnish duce comb or liquid (extracted)
to an adequate supplyof
packing oranges or anything else. In twenty breeds of chickens, twelve food for( their fowls duringthe honey ?
the first place Rural secures potato breeds of dogs, guineas and guinea- green : The German, or common native
winter and do not think that the
barrels., They hold eleven pecks. pigs, turkeys and rabbits, pigeons and substitute ,they''furnish their horses or black or brown bees, and the Carnio-
Some people buy kind of barrels nook and lans with their
filling several
any ,pigs every corner. cattle might be used in feeding their crosses, cap
thinking that a barrel is a barrel, but I found Mr. Garig sick in bed, but fowls } well. is their; honey with morerwax than do
just'as Hay nothingbut
there is a half a bushel more room ina his stock kept on growing and his the Italians or Cyprian races'the
grits barrel than in a potato barrel mail brought the orders and money and dried it contains grass,all as the every elements one knows of nutrition -, latter two using very little wax in capping

and one brings no more' than the just the same. His good wife broughthis that are found in when their honey, and consequently
other. The difference between a 100 sales book, for he is systematicand grass their honey has a darker, yellowish
the that the
only change being
barrel lot in grits barrels and a 100 keeps books, and..together we cast green water,it,contained has been tinge in appearance.Now .
barrel lot in potato barrels is just 50 up the total of sales, which aggregated leaving all the other elements evaporated in this one point is a big item in
bushels or'nearly 20 barrels againstthe during the five months since Januaryfirst practically, their original condition. securing fancy prices for one's pro-

shipper. It will therefore pay to this year just $1,252. Since his Feeding hens hay, is a comparativelynew duct, for all comb honey to bring the
look carefully after the barrel dicker. place is a town lot of only 200 feet idea, but is one that has immense best prices must be capped white, thatis

When Rural digs his potatoes he frontage, all his stock was raised on possibilities and,if good clover hay wax enough used so that the honey
digs them in the open air, not lettingthe this one acre. that has been cut when at the proper does not show through the cappings.
sun shine on them very long. If The only nigger I saw on the placewas stage, is cut up, finely and steepedand From this one sees at a glance thatit
they are'very dirty they are cleaned- a pet coon, and 'I call $1,200 an mixed with bran or shorts it.'will is very desirable to have at least a
never use water. He makes a frame acre crop without niggers pretty suc- be devoured with, evident relish and dash of blood of the first-named strain,
six feet long and two feet wide and cessful farming. Mr. Garig issues a ,with profit to' the poultry keeper. if>one contemplates running for comb

tacks on gunny cloth. Put one end catalogue and will be pleased to help Clover is a good egg food in itself, honey.On .
of the frame on top of a barrel the any of our readers to advice and a and when it has been made into hay, the contrary, if running their
other end reaching the ground. Roll start in stock to secure, equal success. it is just as good as it is green. If apiaries for liquid honey, the item of
the potatoes down on the gunny cloth -Home, Farm and Fancier. there is no hay cutter about the place white capping to ther sealed honey
and if they are not too wet they will 'S.- the heads and leaves that shatter off cuts no figure. .
be well cleaned. Cut brown paper Keep a Variety. in feeding'the: other stock may be The second item of importance is j

the size of the barrel head, put one in While it must be admitted that what- used in place of cut hay as they are the time 'of year when your surplus

the bottom, sort the potatoes in piles ever is consumed by poultry really really more valuable pound for pound, honey flow comes and the probable
i, 2, 3. No. 1 should be smooth, comes from the farm, whether the than the whole hay. If these are duration of the flow.TheCarniolansand.,
even size. All extra large, irregular birds secure it or receive it, the profit : even gathered up and thrown to the the common Ger-
shapes throw into NO.2. Put as will not appear so large, but the factis poultry without any preparation, it is man races of bees start brood-rearing
good.in the bottom as in the. middle, turkeys are insect.destroying birds, astonishing how much of it they will and building up, these forces populating
have no topp'ers. When a third full and the larger part of their 'food is eat, and what a good effect it has on ''the hives with "field bees" much
shake down and repeat frequentlyuntil composed of insects and seeds, while the production of eggs. Other sorts faster than the Italians do. Tliis is

the barrel is full. Have them geese are partial to young and tender of hay may be used with benefit, but 'especially noticeable in the early
even on top not much above the weeds, purslane being one of its deli- clover is the sort that makes hens lay spring. Likewise they are more
chime, when well shaken down. If cacies. These different kinds of poul- the most eggs, and that they like best. prone to dwindle away and diminishin
one tuber is too high and another too try utilize material that would be of -Farm News. numbers in the same ratio. They

low exchange them. Put on the paper no service to the farmer at all, and in >+._.- also, when once started to breeding,
I I and gently beat the top into place that respect they serve as valuable Little chickens cannot be kept on know not when to stop until all avail-

or-make a press for the purpose. The scavengers, not only to keep down grass unless they have some way of able honey, both in the hive and in
paper will prevent bruising the tubers. many pests that annoy the farmer, but getting grits, or are furnished with it; the field, is exhausted. Then frequently -
Turn the barrel up, using the bottomfor also enable him to send the undesirable they will soon ,droop and die. It is they would perish for lack of stores
the top, mark on it the name of substance to the market in the form well to move the coop often, that'they to sustain life, if uot looked after and

your commission firm and on one of meat. may have a fresh suppjy of herbage, supplied.On .
corner "same quality throughout." The most successful farmers met by but they must have their box of sandor th.e contrary, the Italians and

Always select the best firms. Do us, with poultry, were those who did shells. Cyprians are slow to start breeding in'H'r


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the early spring, but when once startedgo l tested breeding queen, one you can State News.The <
at it in a business inner; and depend upon; then go to work and SCOTT S I
should the honey flow from the field raise young queens and replace with

give out or get scarce, they diminish, these all others that you have. If Banner of Ocala says that it is
their breeding in proportion, and i il f you have not the time for this or from pleased to note the fact that Mr. M. CARBODIGESTIVECOMPOUND. *-

the honey dearth continues they hold other reasons so desire, buy several L. Taylor, who occupies the Shaeffer

up excessive breeding, saving the ac young queens, those listed and spokenof place, east of town, raised on a patchof I'
cumulated stores with a reserve that "untested. ," and introduce theseto ground a little over an acre, 1,100 .
almost equals human intelligence.They your several colonies. Keep a pounds of tobacco of good quality. .
do not dwindle half as fast, nor watch the first year and note which do Four hundred pounds were cured for
with more than one fifth the disastrous the best. This one select ,as your wrappers, and sold for 75 cents a Positively the one ment Remedy of for the treat

results of the Carniolans or the common breeder and each year do the same, pound, and the balance, 700 pounds,
German races.I always being careful to select the bees was sold for fillers.BraidentownJournal. NERVOUS EXHAUSTION
find the Italians-the dark leather- that show the most even marking and ,

colored strain--much. the hardier bees, disposition as well as the best "gath- Among the nice specimens furnished : Simple and Aggravated forms of
both for heat and cold, and they havea erers,'" which go at it in a business for the exposition by Mr. B. M.
good many points of superiority over manner, the same as you would in Hampton, of Frostproof, was a trellis Dyspepsia and, Palpitation of the HeartS

the dark strains or races. selecting and breeding any, other class covered with the vine of the Otaheite

Yet for comb honey, ,or a very early of stock, and in a short time you can yam, sometimes called the West India Does your food sour after eating? ,Are
crop in the spring, when, bees must be have an apiary that will give even yam. It is largely grown in Jamaicaand you easily confused and excited ? : Do
produced in great numbers on short good results from all its individual used in place of the Irish potato, you get up in the morning tired and unrffreshed -
notice, following cold. weather or a colonies and not one three or four and is indeed a splendid substitute.Mr. and with a bad taste in the
protracted honey drouth, and again, times as much as its neighbor colony, Hampton says that when boiled mouth ?
when the flow is short, over in a few or none at all, as is frequently the and mashed do the Is there a dull, cloudy sensation, at- ,
as we potato not tended by disagreeable feelings in the
weeks, then the Carniolan and Ger- case with some colonies in nearly one in a hundred could detect any head and-eyes ?
man races of bees will hold their own, every apiary run on the haphazardplan. difference. He has grown them to Are ypu irritable and restless?
from the fact that they build up and Of course it takes time _and ex. weigh all the way from 8 to 25 Does your heart thump and cause you
get into shape to store honey in quicker perience to get uniform results in the pounds each. The vine grows beautifully :? to gasp for breath after climbing a .flightof
time than do the Italians. There- way of good crops from any apiaryof and be trained in such
can a Does it distress vou to lie on the left
fere a dash of this Blood will always size. Yet it pays, when a single way as to make a very ornamental side?

hold a, prominent part with the early crop frequently: means: $10 to' $15 covering for a frame or building.- Have you impaired memory, dimnessof
crop men and the comb honey pro- surplus honey per colony.A Bartow C.T.Tallahassee's. vision, depression of mind and gloomy
ducers. good breeding costs forebodings?
queen any
In my experience'' I have found for where from $2.50 to $5 or $6, and the cigar factory has only These symptoms mean that you are
been in but it suffering from Dyspepsia and Nervous
practical work the best all round bee young queens sell for about $i each. operation a fortnight, Exhaustion.
to be a cross of the dark Italians with A full colony of bees at $5 'or $6 up presents a busy appearance. A visit There is no other remedy extant that
this week
the Carniolan and the German race. to a possible $10 for a choice one, and to the factory building has done so much for this class of trou
I have tested fully a dozen strains and from that down to about $4 per colony showed us over a hundred men and bles asSCOTT'S

races of bees, among them the com- for average colonies in lots. Thisis women employed, and of these fifty- CARBODIGESflVEIf
mon three-banded .Italians, the dark for bees in one of the many formsof five were cigar makers. They were -
leather-colored Italians, the so-called improved hives of the day. Bees working on several grades of cigars, ,
five.banded, golden Italians, Carnio- in old boxhives or log gums are soldat among them being Havana goods. Mr. COMPOUNO,.
C. A who has of .
lans, 'both the steel-gray and the yel- $.50 to $2.50 each, according to Someillian charge t("
the second floor of the where has resisted the usual
factory, your case ,
low strains; the Holy Lands, Punic where found and time of year, and methods
the made sorted boxed of treatment wo are particularly
Albinos, Cyprians, and other races and also the success or failure they have cigars are informed, anxious to have yon give .this compounda
their crosses: ; and after a thorough and made in producing honey for their, shipped, us factorywas trial.
careful test I have settled on the dark owner. now turning out upwards of 25- We guarantee relief in every case and
000 cigars daily, and next week fifty will cheerfully refund shouldour
leather-colored Italians crossed with A good average crop of honey in your money
additional makers would be remedy fail to produce the most I
cigar putto grat-
Carniolans this State
the and the common Ger will vary from 75 to 150 results
man bees, which give an extra good, pounds of comb honey in one pound work, materially increasing the output.Floridian. ifying Please remember: that the appellation

all round bee, both for comb and sections, to 125 to 300 pounds of ,Patent Medicine does not'apply' to
liquid honey. liquid honey extracted irom the combs. A few weeks ago a herd of cattle Scott's Carbo-Digestive Compound.
If I was to choose one pure race for This is taken for an average of eightor trespassing on the lawns and gardensof It is a prescription put up by a leading
liquid, honey I, would take the dark ten years.Everyone. the town was arrested by the mar: 'physician who has made stomach and
leather-colored Italians, and for comb-: entering into the honey shal'and placed in the pound. In due nervous troubles a specialty for years.
We court and
the Carniolans. But I business remember time the stock investigation earnestlyurge
honey firmly must a great deal. I course of was adver- all physicians to write us for ''the
believe it is far the best to have onlya Fully three-fourths of the success or tised for sale to pay fees. In: the formula of SCOTT'S CARBO DIGES-
few pure colonies of each of the three failure depends upon the apiarist's meantime the city was at considerable TIVE COMPOUND, which we will mailon
named races for breeding from, and knowledge in knowing not only the expense in feeding the cows. Such a application, that they may satisfy
then the greater portion of the apiaryto requirements and care of the bees buta thing as the owners of the cattle tak- excellent themselves virtues.of its harmless character and

be crosses of'these ,races. thorough knowledge of his pastur- ing forcible possession was never
If one wants to keep a few bees for age, its extent, the time and duration 'dreamed of, and consequently no Scott's Carbo.Digestive; CompoundIs
pleasure orfor looks a few colonies of of the bloom that furnishes the surplus guard placed over the pound. So far the most remarkable remedy that
some of the bright, gentle strains of honey in his location; also the as known, Deputy Sheriff Sams is the science has produced. It has succeeded
Italians are the best. I have seen such fact of the "floral," honey producing only man who knows anything about where all other remedies have failed.
bees that were as gentle as so many floral, within reach of his home loca- the affair, except that the pound was Sold by druggists everywhere. $1.00
bottle. Sent to address in
flies, and could be handled without tion by a short, direct move, for frequently broken and the cattle taken away. per America on receipt of price.any '
i smoke or vail, even by the most timid. one's immediate locality hasa He sleeps in the guard room of the Don't forget that we cheerfully' refund
r Yet for actual business in the way of honey drouth when a few miles jail, and says that at 2 o'clock he your money if results are not satisfactory. -:
honey I have never seen these gentle away, sometimes not more than a was awakened by a dog barking. On Order direct if your druggist does
bees "pan out." dozen, .they have an abundance, looking from his front window he sawa not have it.Address. -
To the novice with a few colonies I and you must have the bees of the body of horsemen, numbering from all orders to

would say get the dark leather colored right strength and age to gather it. twenty-five to fifty, ride slowly and CONCORD CHEMICAL MFG. CO.

Italians in the start, then when With these two factors, and a quietly up the street past the jail from : TOPEKA, KAS. ,
they swarm or are increased other- knowledge of the neededto the direction of Clara He
proper care avenue. i For sale by J. E. Kirk & Co., Main and For-
wise, they will in all probability get harvest a crop, it becomes a pleas says that although it was moonlight it syth streets, Jacksonville.
crossed with the common bees in the ant and very profitable business to was' impossible for him to recognizeany

neighborhood or in the woods-for secure nice crops of honey.In I of the party. The mob proceded 500 BOOKS, ETC., FREE.Send .
there are more or less wild bees,in my next I will endeavor to give to the city pound, took out the cattle
every portion of our countryandthese the general line of work, commencingwith and drove them from the city in a souvenir ten cents of the and Cotton get by States return and mail Interna a beautiful

crosses can be culled out until the spring, and tell you how I rush. The first intimation the sleep : tional Exposition, postage prepaid, and your
: and address printed in the Atlanta Journal
you get a "yard" of bees that will bea manage and manipulate my'colonies' ing town had of the outrage was whena name of Commerce's special "Mail Order Directory"that -
well the whole fired the outskirts of will go to exhibitors and hundreds of'mail
pleasure} 'as as a prize. throughout year. volley was on order firms who will send you sample books,
If you send away to purchase your A. F. BROWN. the city by the retreating horsemen.- papers, etc., FREE.
stock all selected San Mateo Fla. DeLand Item. I JOURNAL of COMMENCE,
by means get a Atlanta, Ga.

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Our Rural Home. ment, there is a variety of uses for this Half Starved. and one-half cupfuls of whole wheat
window-seat.which is simply two boxes One of the most famous of the flour, two teaspoonfuls of baking powder.
-- with a board across. I padded the nerve specialists of this country said Mix the flour and baking powder together -
stir in the melted butter and the milk
top, then covered that with common the: other day, in an address before a and then the well beaten. Beat the
< St. Thomas. Fla. eggs
--'"""""<- .. burlap (sacking), and threw over it a body of physicians, that in his opin whole until light and foamy, and nearly
A Commodious Seat. large rug, which comes down to the ion, based upon a very wide expe- fill the gem pan,which should be hot and
floor all around-one of my own make, rience, many ills may be traced directly well buttered. Bake thirty'minutes.Hot .
One of the most convenient, piecesof which I think I mentioned several or indirectly to insufficient Corn Bread.-One half pint of but-
furniture in bed-room termilk, one half pint of sweet milk
a or sittingroom one
years ago in writing of making. nourishment. It isn't that do
rug people
half teaspoonful of soda two nine
is a low seat, and in the former eggs,
A more ornamental cover would be of not eat enough as a general thing, tablespoonfuls of corn meal, one tea-
one of the most necessary is an open- nice cretonne, or some other bright- but they eat a great deal that is not spoonful of salt. Mix the buttermilk,
front, washstand" with doors, or a hued material, but I have used only good for them and do not eat variety sweet milk and soda together, and when
"commode, as every housekeeperknows. what I had in the house. enough to furnish the various kindsof the latter is dissolved pour the milk over
I the beaten eggs. Add the corn meal and
The window-sill is five inches above sustenance demanded by the body the salt
The washstand in room beingthe beating well. Place the pan in
my this seat-a convenient place for my for health. which it is to be baked on the stove, witha
kind with drawers, I long ago improvised work.box, scissors, ink-bottle, a book, Mothers, in my opinion, are more heaping tablespoonful of lard in it. As
a curtain arrangement-simply etc. With a large book on my knee, responsible for this condition of affairs soon as this melted evenly and shaken up
a box with cushioned top and an I find this a more comfortable placeto than anybody else. on the sides, pour in the batter, put it
old,fashioned valence tacked on around Into a quick oven and bake to a delicate
write than library table with
my a
the edge, one side ,of the box open to heavy chair drawn to it (in. which I WHEN JAKEY IS LITTLE, brown.Flour Gems.-One and one-half
admit of article within the it is "Jakey, dear what will haveto cup-
placing any you
have suffered more torture than I fuls of flour, one and one-half cupfuls of
curtain screening it from view. It would like to tell while writing for the eat ? 'Don't want this, dearest? milk, one teaspoonful of butter, melted,
usually sits at the head of the bed,' FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER and Very well, have this,' pet" and so on. one egg, one and one-half, teaspoonfulsof
where find it a great convenience in perhaps Jakey[ doesn't know what is good for baking powder. Mix the flour and
dressing, especially putting ,on shoes. inflicted a greater amount). him, but his mother, by her course of baking powder>together, stir in the butter -
M. G. M. and the milk, and then the well
Another low seat is something I t procedure, makes him think he does, peaten. Beat the whole until light and
have been wishing for, and .now- and by and by she develops in Jakey foamy and with it nearly fill the gem
eureka! In my store-room I have Humidity's Effect Upon the Mind.It a capricious' appetite, pleased with pans, which should be hot and well but-
boxes; a variety of them-boxes old is probable that nothing else only a few' articles of food. Jakey tered. Bake for fifteen minutes in a

and boxes new, boxes large and,small. which has a place in this world of grows up firmly convinced that he quick. Graham oven. l\Iuffins'-One' onehalfcupfuls

In some of the most precious ones ours has been so much discussed as cannot eat this and cannot eat that, of graham flour, one cupful of
(they all came from the grocery' and the weather. It would seem that the and gets along from year to year sour milk, one-half teaspoonful of soda,
held provisions crackers, canned mysteries should all have been broughtto EATING ONLY HALF AS MANY KINDS one egg, one-half teaspoonful of salt.
before into light by this time-that. the vast Dissolve the soda in a teaspoonful of cold
goods, etc.- they came my
of food as the body requires for its
water add it to the sour milk beat the
; ,
should have
of talk
I ocean penetratedevery
possession) am hypocritical enough '
best possibilities. egg; light, stir it into the milk and then
1 to place a few nice-looking tin cans, or nook and cranny of the subject. Variety in food is a great essential, into the flour and salt. Nearly fill the
, other articles, in case "the boy rummages Yet new facts about the weather are say the specialists. Some very tough gem pans which should be hot and well
about or the good man wants a constantly being discovered. One of people get along on insufficient food, buttered. Bake for fifteen minutes in a
box,to take to the work-shed or the the latest is announced by an authority -, but many more succumb for want of hot oven. PSIHOW'S
stable. There are always some defacedones in a scientific' journal, who states nourishment.When THIS?

that will answer his purpose.I that moisture in the air has a direct proper you come to think about it, We offer One Hundred Dollars rewardfor

wanted'a window-seat. Readingof effect upon the mental powers. He it.is surprising to find, with the great any case of Catarrh that cannot be
one that was considered unique, says that in his own case he has been wealth of foods modern < cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.F. .
made of handsomely-painted wood, amazed at the faulty deductions and pies, how limited among most family bills peo-of J. CHENEY& CO., Toledo, O.

doors with hinges, and all that, requiring misconceptions which were made in fare are, and how they repeat each We, the undersigned have known F.J.,
varnish damp foggy weather or on days in Cheney for the last 15 years, and believe
castors, screws, paint, other. Week out and week in, him perfectly honorable in all business
brass-headed tacks, to say nothing of which the air was charged with electricity month in and month out, the same or transactions and financially able to carry
the carpenter or cabinet-maker, and and thunder storms were im- much the same things are put before out any obligations made by their firm.
theipo' ket.book-an idea struck me. pending. What seemed clear at these the family-some of them containingvery WEST & TRUAX, Wholesale Druggists,
and straightway I dropped the paper times appeared later to be chargedwith little nutrition. ,Toledo. O.

and rushed to my store-room. Bring- error. An accountant in a large The neurologist referred to above sale WALDING Druggists, KINNAN & MARVIN Toledo, Whole-O.

ing forth some of my precious boxes, insurance company is obliged to stop believes it is a mother's ,
I began, and in less than hour had my work at such times, finding that he Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally,
upon mu-
mistakes which he does
and all I makes
window-seat, drapery which many
surfaces of the Testimonials
in her children for variety of cous system. -
conscious of till after- taste a
now occupy in preference to the rock- not sent free. Price 75c. per' bottle.
ward. In from ten to wholesome foods. He says she has
ing chair.A a large factory Sold by all Druggists.
visitor told me ,the other day, as twenty per cent less work is broughtout no business to let Jakey tell what he ,-*-<
I offered, her the rocking-chair, that on damp or threatening days. It wants and what he doesn't want. She RHEUMATIC LIQUID.-One ounce
she often rocked and rocked until she has been noted by firemen that in should give Jakey what is good for each of camphor gum and sassafras

had "no sense." Since then I have states of depressed atmosphere thereare him and cultivate the youngster's ap- oil, one-half ounce each of hemlockoil
begun to be careful about using up more fires than at other times, petite for it. As it is now, there are red cedar oil, spirits of turpentineand

the modicum of intellect bestowed due, it is believed, to greater carelessness many men and women who are ill- cayenne pepper, one quart of al
upon' me. on the part of housekeepers and nourished, not because they cannot cohol. This is valuable, for sprainsand

But' to my boxes. My south win- others. The drivers of locomotivessay have anything they wish to eat, but bruises, and also is an unfailing .
dow is eighteen inches above the floor; that there is increased numberof because they wish so few things. remedy for summer complaint or dys-

I placed two boxes, exactly alike, each accidents and more trouble in wet They think they "can't eat" this, that entery. Take three or four drops ina
about sixteen inches in length, one I weather than in clear. They attributethe and the other thing, and all because little hot water, sweetened, three or

foot wide and one foot deep, beneathit phenomena to the effect of moisture their childish whims were wrongfully four times a day.

the open sides toward each other on the machinery ; but the real indulged.Jenness Miller. Monthly. OIL OF PEPPERMINT IN NEURALGIA.Dr. .
(they were without tops or covers). I cause is the befogging effects of humidity Meredith, in the Birmingham
Fastening them securely-I am quitean upon their own minds. The Recipes.The Medical Review, recommends oil of
adept with ,hammer and nails-and writer goes on to say that the convic- following recipep, taken from the peppermint as an external applicationfor
decide what to
will to
placing a smooth board the exact tion prevails among active brain have Dilineator in the, morning help: allaying neuralgic pain so often
length and width desired upon the workers of his circle that there are A New Flannel Cake.-Ono teaspoonful complained of in cases of Herpes zoster.
boxes, my window-seat was made. atmospheric forces which exert a pow- of butter, one pint of flour, one teaspoonful -He has used it with great relief to the
Between the two boxes is 'a very con- erful influence 'upon mental effort.- of salt, two eggs, two cupfnla of patient even when the eruption was
venient opening a foot and a half Farm and Fireside. milk, two teaspoonfuls of baking powder. out in a fresh florid condition. He
the butter into the flour and add the
thinks that the value of this in
commodious in remedy
wide-the most thing salt. Beat the yolks of the eggs light
the room. Into the end of each (the The click and rattle of the mowing add the milk to them and when wellbeaten relieving neuralgic pain deserves to be
open box) may be laid articles of machines tell plainly that "spacious stir into the flour until quite better known. '
clothing not in constant use, but not barns" formerly orange packing- smooth. Beat the whites light: add) them,

suitable for bureau ,drawers-shoes, houses-are being converted to a gooduse and a lastly hot griddle.the baking powder, and bakeon :, kre BERKSHIRE.A Chester:Poland Whit China,
bottles that accumulate and rapidly being filled with a pios. Jersey,Guernsey. ;Holstetn -
etc.-or upon Whole Wheat Gems.- -Two eggs, one- Oattle. Thoroughbred
the washstand. good product of home-made hay.- half pint of milk, one tablespoonful of ___. Sheep and House,Fancy Poultry oge. Catalogue,Hunting
As this is my own exclusive apart- San Mateo Item. melted butter,one teaspoonful of salt,one 8. W. SWIlfHTCbchranvllle, Chester Co., Pile



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Florida Has Great Allies. chian slopes the neccessary phosphate Correction.
Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower
Florida would not be worth a pin's which washed down into Florida Referring to his article in our issueof

fee if we did not have to fight for it. through thousands of years* September 7, Mr. H. G. Hastings

TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION In the summer we are in danger of In time we shall fleck the Ever- wishes the sentence "Rates of freightdid

For One Year .II..II II..II..II II II......"'.82.01 forgetting that we are Americans, but glades over with little orange and not have anything to do with it"
Months.. .. ..... ... x.o
In For Foreign Six Countries"' ?II......II..II.......II... 3.00 in winter Dakota reaches down occa- lemon islands, with bananas and rice (meaning the losses of the truck
;"Subscriptions in all cases cash in sionally and reminds us that we be- between. farmers)) to be changed from "any-

advance. No discount allowed on one's long to a race that is never beaten. \Ve will, ship thousands of the sur- thing" to "everything."

own agents subscription a liberal(except cash commission in a club) but will tall < Hundreds of orange groves standup plus cattle of Florida up to be fattenedon ---. .* -

he allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby to-day as white stubs, flecked with the cottonseed meal of the cotton A Mild Winter.

them. Write for terms. fragments of curled bark, which the< belt, just as the cattle of the Territo- THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER

To every new subscriber we will send, admonishing winds of September carry ries are carried east to be fed on the takes no stock in the prognosticationsof

postpaid,Florida.a copy"of For Whitner's two "Garden sub- away a piece at a time. A small per- corn of Kansas. .Mississippi has already a mild winter, which some, well-
in new
scribers mg at $2.00 each, we will send,, centage of them will be cultivated no begun this traffic (vide Southern meaning people have put forth, prob-

postpaid, a copy of. ,:Moore's "Orange more. A larger percentage will be< Farm Gazette). ably on the strength of Sterne's say-
Culture." abandoned until nature gives assur- As soon as'the tobacconists dare assert ing that God tempers the wind to the

Rates of advertising on application. ance to the doubting Thomases, who openly that their "Havana" cigarsare shorn lamb. The orange sprouts
Remittances should be made by check,, will then take them up for a resurrec- not only made in Florida, but raisedin which have grown to twice or thrice
postal note. order or registered
fetter to order money of tion. Another percentage will be Florida, there will be an immense the stature of a man, soft and tender, "

FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER sold for a bagatelle and fresh money increase in our cultural opportunities.Recent look down to their owners with a helplessness

Jacksonville, Fla. and fresh muscle will step in and, reapa letters frt m our correspondents which is pathetic. Florida

speedy reward. Each day we at Norwalk and St. Thomas use expects,every orange grower to do his

CONTENTS. hear of inquiries in regard to the almost identical phrasing: "In spiteof duty. We hope that ThanksgivingDay

purchase ot orange groves," says the hard times and disaster, as manyare will see no tree that is worth any-
President Adams' Grove; Notes on Paris Eustis Lake Region." coming as are leaving." thing unprotected with a bank.
Green; Notes From Agricultural Scientists;
Ramie Culture......................... ....611 The largest percentage of all have -*-*-*-
A Gopher Farm; One Long Fight With In- been leveled with the ground and the Conic Sections or Matrimony.. Judge :Bell purchased ten poundsof
sects; This Proposition Will Start Florida sprouts of bud or seedling are,already snakes yesterday. He pays twenty- .

Off....... ...................................... 61? nearly as tall as were. their 'progenit- His Greasy Majesty, the Emperorof five .cents per'..pound for the reptiles,
PINERY-Selection of Soil........II ...'...... 613
Abyssinia, once proposed to Queen says the Gainesville Sun. A far bet-
TOBACCO-Cuba's Extremity Is Florida's Opportunity ors.In
.......,.... .. ................ 613 the trees that were not felled the Victoria with the alternative of matri-- ter use to put snakes to than to point
Rural's Rambling Dots-Irish Potatoes..... 614 cornstalks here and there have stuck mony or death. SuperintendentSheats moral or adorn a tale for the horri-

POULTRY-$1,200 an Acre; Feeding Hay to their tassels out atop among the is not quite so arbitrary with fying of possible,tourists or investors.

Hens;A Variety of Poultry................ 615 branches and wagged their beards the teachers," since he proposes the I --...-.

APIARY-Apicultural Items No. 2.-Most. .. ...De-..... where the oranges "ought to have milder alternative of conic sections or It that the and
sirable Strain of Bees............. .... 615 appears vast costly
STATE NEWS.... ............ ................... 616 been. People are going to mill," matrimony. If,they cannot pass his i tourist hotels are not wholly useless in
OUR RURAL HOME-A Commodious Seat; Ef- the old-time pone swells out its yel- inquisitorial and outrageous examina-I the summer. The T mpa "Times"
fect ot Humidity on the Mind; Half Starved; low ribs in the skillet and there is tions there seems to be no resource of fine

Recipe....Florida...... ...Has.....Great...........Allies........Conic...... 617 pumpkin withal. The land is full of for many of them except to marry and says cut from: Ten the tons grounds of the hay Tampa have
hay and corn and pork of corn- go to keeping house. hotel this The
Sections or Matrimony; Rehabilitation; Bay season. companyhas
The Borer; A Mild Winte; Farmers and almost enough, for the domestic sup-. cut all the: hay used by its eight

Commission,.Men.y..j........................ 618 ply. Rehabilitation.A mules two horses and two cows for-'
Markets...., .:.."..........':'......................... .19Raii'Jg' (
Murder has his
swung bloody arm five years past from the grounds, ,and
in South No
Feed Florida; Fence; larger of "made"
A Suggestion: ........... ...,. .......... .. 620 in Florida this summer as never before has been percentage abandoned than of"natural" Mr. Fiehe says it is better than the
Weather and Crops. ............................ 622 since the history of our fair State be- groves Western hay shipped in here.Farmers .
--. .- gun, until good citizens have stood groves, because less rapid .
and in their reaction. Yet
Weather in Jacksonville. aghast. It was the natural harvest of vigorous and Commission Men. -
Week Ending Sept. 23, 1895. crime that follows war-in this case this is not everywhere true. Marion
is In the case of vegetablesand fruit,
the home of natural
u1 county groves,
the of the elements in which the
a ,
a H bO = S q.: while Volusia is the stronghold of which are liable to rapid fluctuations,
DATB. cd F. as oS u o a resources of capital and labor alike
: )1f-4 made of budded cul- the most honest dealer may send out
00 00 in wind. The groves, orange ;
passed away a mighty
-- - which
.... ture but we seriously doubt if Volusia quotations are misleading.
Sept. 17 .73 75 H4 64 20 74 0Sept. nigger does better to "take his stand"in ;
18...."'..;2 76 86 65 ZI 76 0Sept. does not show a higher of They may be correct when printedand
..19.........78 78 87 6g 18 78 0 the slow-going, all-year-round "landof percentage
"ept. 20 ........81 79 90 74 16 81 T restorations in the outcome. More "away off" by the time they reach
it does with
... .... cotton; not go well
S!pt. 78 6 79 14 79 0ept.22 Volusia will the shipper.A .
than that has
......80 hO 88 72 16 SO 0Sept. him in the booming atmosphere of the planted or
...... .. who is as far removed
23 .80 79 89 74 IS 1:12: 0 where is and plant next winter a very considerable grower
orange packery, pay ,high
- from
the merchant
Mean .........78 78' 87 70 17 79 T fare is fine, with long spells of idleness percentage of brand new groves. We as are those of
have this from the highest authority. Florida cannot protect himself even
between. This unsettles his
T. Trace.'Total balance,
rainfall. and fosters his latent _... ..- by the receipt of daily bulletins by
propensity to
mail. He should to have his
A. J. MITCHELL Observer. arrange
pink somebody's anatomy with a bul- The Borer. house
-.. telegraph him when to ship
let or carve it with a razor. But this
Considerable is manifestedin
anxiety when
in other
apd to stop, or,
Very many persons remembering violence has abated with reviving in some sections over the work of this words, give him the extremes of these
last winter's will
high charges, probably dustry. parasite, which: is said to be extending fluctuations, for it is often the case
truck for the Northern
plant The transportation charges have its depredations from dead wood into that the "dead point" in a glut is the
markets and there will be less
dangerof eaten a thick slice of the vegetable living wood. It seems destined to best, time for shipments, which will

over prpduction. dinner and the dessert of pear and complete the work of the freeze, in arrive on a bare market.

melon, often leaving the toiling, sweat. driving the trees to start, from the The great safeguard for the distant

At a meeting, of ,the growers at ing farmer nothing but a lickerish ground-which is, by the way, the shipper is to have a thoroughly trust-

Winter Haven''com'mitiee, of three ,' odor. It will take time to lasso these best thing they can do. We have worthy house in each city and give that

was appointed to canvass the growersfor high riders out of their saddles, to little doubt that in the cases reported house all the shipments without any

statements of their shipments of bring them down through hunger- where they are said to have killed exception, paying no attention to highquotations'

vegetables? l last season, showing how through empty freight cars and Irish young sprouts, the latter had more or from others in the same
much they received and how much dividends--: from the booming orange less dead wood behind them and were

was paid'for transportation. An interesting basis down to the humble cabbage really not worth preserving. city.The ,transient shipper is at a. disadvantage

talk was made by the chair- basis. It 'must come to that. Months ago Mr. H. G. Hubbard, ; in/this way : Every reputable .

man-who stated that last year he ship- There is'greater compensation for of the Department of Agriculture, in commission, house has regular ship-

ped over $900.00 worth of tomatoes. losses, perhaps, in store for the railroads our columns suggested to the growersto pers who send& in the season big quantities -

The railroad and l commission men got than for the growers. When at drive a nail into the gallery of the of( stuff!( to them, The patronage

over $500.00, leaving him on balanceof ast, under the dictates of high economic borer, or follow him up with a wire of one pf .these men is worth good

less than 400.00 to defray expenses reason and the sharp economyof and transfix him. This is better than money Jq tjie house. He may send .

to pay for ertilizer, crates, pa- f old established communities, rates all the insecticides recommended, for in a car potatoes the same day thata

per, help and living. There were are reduced to a normal basis, the it is a difficult matter to inject a liquid transient 'unknown shipper sends acar.

many others who expressed. them- railroads will have profitable work for iuto a small orifice plugged up with If|; is business to give right of

selves. .the' same way. centuries: carrying .back to the Appala. powdered wood. way to {the goods of the regular patron. .




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If a tumble of prices is imminent, his; fiarkets. THE

car of potatoes must be pushed first.

Unless that shipper can have a profit, JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Sept. 27. FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

he will not.continue to send goods to FRUITS AND PRODUCE.

the house. ''The house may claim thatit These are Corrected average by quotations.Marx Bros.Extra choice J'AOKSONVILLE.:: ,

treats all alike, but is is compelledby lots lots fetch sell lower.prices above top quotations, while poor The Oldest National Bank in the State.

'self interest and ordinary business; Grapes per crate ".................... .75 to 1.00
instincts to look out for its best Pears,LeConte per bbl............... 2 oo CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED, 1894.
pay- .. Kieffer.U ...............
ing friends first, and the unknown Apples bbl........................... .2.75 to 3.00 strength By conservative and ability,to yet meet liberal legitimate methods, this demands.bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
Peaches, crate............. ... ...... 1.00101.25
fellow is treated just as well (some- We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own
English Peas bu..... .__...... .... 1.60 drafts all of the world.
... ... .... ......... on parts :
times afterwards if the market Cocoanuts 3.50
) per- We invite visit toward business
a or correspondence relations
looking assuring you that your
Peanuts best brand...... ............. 4105
favors shall at all times receive and
mits. : On a bare market there is no Cabbage. N. Y. each ................. .07 to .08 intelligent careful attention.
occasional Potatoes,New york.... ............. 2.00102.15 JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. c. COOLEY
reason why an shipper may sacks................... i 90
not fare as well as regular ,one, i il( Onions, bbl .......... ........... 2.25 President. Cashier.
........ ....
Spanish crates. 1.25
the house is honest, but when quantities ,Eggs........ .._.........w... ...... .18 Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
of stuff are drawn to a city by high 1 VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. .

quotations the sufferers are the unknown Corrected by Davis & Robinson.
Yellow Yams,bush........ .......... 40 to .50 OH LOOK SAVE MONEYB
shippers, and, it will always be Sweet Potatoes, .......'............... .40 to 50 ,
: Hubbard squash, bbl................. 1.00
this way. Lettuce: doz. none... ................ y buying only FERTILIZERS '., .. .
An honest commission house has Celery Kalamazoo..... ........__ 40 to 50 W ith a PURE BONE BASIS .'
: Egg Punts, bbl ..................... 1.50102.50 ,
much ,which to contend. The busi-- Tomatoes, crates, ....................2.00 to 2 50 E nrich your Land and Yourselves, ,- .:.-{\;' ,
attracts of little capital and Sweet Pepper,bu .. .............?._.. i.oo .. '
ness men '
Okra, bu,...., .......................i.oo to 1.25 E ncourage every one you'may '**"& .. ,7'
less honor, and the reputable housesare Green Beans ..........I...............1.75102.00
to with those Peas, none................ .... K now to useDJRLING'S FERTILIZERS, because they are
compelled: compete Turnips, bunch.......... .......... 03 to .06 .
? '
who offer to sell on small commissionsand Pumpkins,.each....................... .05 to .10 S rife and Reliable to use for ., .
Kersnaws, each.... ........ ......... .05 to .10 .
depending A : :
make'very..high quotations, Parsley,per doz. bunches........... 30 to .40 ny Crop, making a Strong, Stocky ...
. for their profit upon robberyof Green onions,per doz. bunches....... .15 to .25 G rowth and sweet juicy vegetables and fruits that' :
Pepper,hot bushel,................... .75 are ,
I small shippers. This class cuts Sage,well cured, Ib..................... .to to. 15 E ngaged ahead by those Merchants who doN" ;
honorable houses Lima Beans, shelled, qt ...... ....... ''.12 to .15
down the business of Hens.........'-._...',_........--...... '30 to .35 ,ot want only the very 'best Fruits and ,r egetables.Take .
as farmers do not know much about Roosters..._...:........... ...-.......-. .25
the Broilers........_.......................-.izj y to .25 time and write at once to the ..u{. ,
the market, and are attracted by Turkeys per pound,gross.........?. .11
high quotations and alleged small com- Ducks........-.-.,......... ........... .25 to .30 t
Geese ..... .......................... .35 to .50 L B. DARLING FERTILIZER COMPANY;
mission of the irresponsible firms. The New Beets, per 100................ none .50 to i.oo
commission Water Cress, per doz. none....... ....
shipping of produce to Cauliflower doz. none............... .75 to 2.00 Jacksonville, F1orida.
houses calls for more confidence thanis Melons, noneCanteloupes ............. ........... .
business. ,bbl..... ...../......... 2.00 and obtain their Special ;Low Prices to meet the times .: J
required in, most other Leeks per doz bunches............. .25
Whenwe sell our products to an hon- Corn, doz .......... ..... ..... ... .15 to .25 for Cash With Order.CHOICE.
: Scuppernongs. bu... ..... .......... 50 to 1.00
est neighbor we naturally weigh them Radishes per doz..................... .25
and count the money handed us in : A :1 To. 1

payment: Carriages at Wholesale Prices.

A riter in the Ohio Farmer says; Extract. from a letter---- of T. B. Terry,
( "the of"dor..cities commission' Florida Grown Trees
In firms most that have only desk are room in- i the and well contributor known and for popular the'Practical writer- Orange-

some office. They pretend to do a Farmer," of Phila.

big business, making "car load lots a He : Some weeks ago I noticed :FO SA.: LE: ;.
specialty." The fact is that they can the advertisement in P. F. of the Alliance -

only make the railroad yards their Carriage Co., .Cincinnati, ,'0. We Grape Fruit, Lemon and Seedless Grape Fruit.

base of operations, selling from the want a light spring wagon to run around
if All trees grown on stock in Florida that was not injured by the freeze. Buds from 3 to 6 feet
with that will 1,000 pounds,
hucksters. must give one carry
car to They We straight and well grown. Also choice Abbaka and Golden Queen Pineapple suckers, 15 to 20 inches.
and that has two seats.
excessive measure when handling bulk Satisfaction guaranteed. Correspondence solicited, or call on
want a good one, the best made. Our old
goods. I have stood at a little distance one began to get weak and we sold it.for GEO. H.
watching such a man selling to what it would bring. So I wrote the Al- WRIGHT

hucksters, permitting them to fill the liance Co. for a catalogue and prices for ORLANDO, FLA.
barrel 'heaping full and then hold their cash. They sent me a catalogue with

around the of the barrel to pictures and full descriptions of every
arms top kind of carriage and wagon I,ever heardof. THE INDIAN RIVER BERRY
catch the last shovel full. The barrel And the. price of each was plainly

would be dumped into the wagon, and put down. Now, they claim, you notice, A Native Seedling. (Taken From Nature.)
the performance repeated. Is it any to sell to us farmers at factory prices,

wonder that such a car would fall short that is, as cheap as they would to dealers.I .
did not know that this was the case, of iTT
thirty or forty bushels ? The potatoeswere course, only as I took their word for it.

not ssolen by the commission But I happen to have proof of it now,
merchant, but he permitted the huck- which may be interesting. A friend of

sters to do so, or else they would have ours who deals in carriages said that bethought
he could get us a wagon and de-
chattering like monkeys to an-
gone liver it to us, paying the freight, at the I
other man who would give'the extra and make something
price they quoted
measure. Only the men with roomson besides. So he tried: it. I was interested : // T

the street can protect themselvesfrom in the result, and think some of my
the exactions of this class, and readers will be. He found he could not

. even,they will not always do so. buy the wagon for one cent less than the .'
regular printed price that they had sent '
Propagation of Alligators.The to me. The firm seems to be doing the
attention of the United States square thing with us farmers who pay
cash. We shall buy a wagon from them
Fish Commission has recently been .
when we get around to it. T S i
called to a new and remarkable in' PSI 4 7GF

dustry, that of the artificial propagation The total overland shipments of s.1y: '.L

of alligators for supplying the fresh fruits from San Francisco from f at

'I I trade in Florida curiosities. The incubator August i to August 20 amounted to / f,

''i system employed is quitesimple. 2,311 cars, against 3 435 cars for the

::1 1 The eggs, which are about t corresponding period last year. s : -- -

the size of those of the goose, are .
placed in boxes of sand and covered We have the circular of the Milwau-

,I up. The boxes are exposed on a, kee-Florida Nurseries, Dunedin, Fla., Finest varieties of acclimated Strawberry Plants. Send

roof to the torrid rays of a tropicalsun managed by A. L. Duncan, who is a for catalogue to

il I and in a few days the young rep. leading authority on citrus fruits on JOHN B. BEACH,

.,: tiles are hatched. the southwest coast. INDIAN1RIV) R 1 TUIZSIC1 II3 ;8 i Melbourne: F'1a..

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Raising. Stock Feed in South matter for the future to tell. I am a.. INDIGESTION. ... .
Florida. stranger to their growth and cultiva-I FERTILIZEECONOMICALLY

.'In his visit to the home of Mr. Dudley tion, but they put me in mind of the From the Standard-Union, Brooklyn, N. Y.

W. Adams, Mr. A. I. Root, editorof Plant Railroad sytem,they are reach- Few women have had a more miser-

"Gleanings," says : ing out in every direction ; only they able existence and lived to tell the tale PROFITABLY. AND CrrCCTIVCLY
When I asked friend Adams if he can't be tied down. (Now don't shoot; than :Mrs. Anna L. Smith of 311 Pulaski =

had succeeded in growing his own hay won't do-it avenue, Brooklyn. With all the com 1NITRATE OF SODA
we again.) I I forts that money affords, with all the ,.
and grain instead of buying from the I wish would inform me what Y are Ineffective because
ypu I I happiness that many loving friends can I they contain too little NITROGEN ("ammo'
North, as so many horse-owners in, to do for my grape vines. Some kind blasted the joyof Mrs. Smith's life was Add)a and little this NITRATE little In OF an BODA Insoluble to these form.and

Florida do, he showed me samples of of an insect is eating the leaves off, I for years by the terrible ravagesof the result will be &

'his' feed that he had no trouble in and where they are not eaten they sickness.. The'story is most interest- A PAMPHLET FREE aw!!: ea
ing as told to a reporter: to use nitrate, and how to bur and use fertilizers -
in abundance and he notice examina- most economically Address
securing great curl up, and I upon "I 'invalid
was an for years, suffering S.M. Harris,Moreton Farm(P.0.),;New York
it is much than he could
says cheaper tion a little green worm is on them. first with one complaint and then with
&> .
get any kind of horse-feed from our The plants were put out a few months another. My case was truly that of a

great grain-growing Western States. since, are very choice, are growing complication diseases, due to an accident

Rice is one of his favorite products for, finely, or would be if we could protect which I received some years ago. The SORB HEAD
thing which caused me the most discomfort -
feed ; and he cuts it just before the them. Up in Michigan we would use and made me, offensive to my

grain is fully mature, so it can be what we call Bordeaux Mixture, but family was the worst case of indigestion We guarantee a sure

L, stored and fed out in the bundle, giving here I don't know what to do. imaginable. I made all around me mis- and safe cure for SORB

,. the animals both hay and grain at Considering that for the .first timewe miserable" my sufferings, and was most HEAD on all kinds of
and the same In fact 46n myself. I had the best phy-
one ,operation. have trespassed enough
your sician we could find, and occasionally,his Fowls, or MONEY RKFUNDED. -
our whole visit way very refreshing. good nature, we sign ourselfC. prescriptions relieved: 'me temporarily." Price 80 c.

You may remember that the state of C. BRUSH. But the pains and misery would all soon by mail, or two for fifty cents." '

agriculture in Florida at the time of return again. I became desperate, and J. C. BU HER NEW SEED STORE,

my visit was such that almost anyone From Seffner. started in to try remediesof h I read. P. O. Box 1ST. 19 S. Broad St., Atlanta, Ga.
would be considered excusable for Among them were the Pink Pills. Their of all kinds.
Keep the hog question before the appearance captivated me instantlv,''for I Also, Poultry Supplies
feeling discouraged; but to find a man people. There is a strong sentiment am a great believer in the beaut ul. I

who saw openings for general results against the razor-back in this section, took the pills and followed out the direct-

I in almost every direction, and one and it seems to prevail among Southern ions to the letter, and before many daysI QUICK WORK

who could rejoice that even the frost as well as Northern people, and began to feel like a different woman. ,
For six weeks I took the pills regularly In and for Fruits and.Veetables
had done work for him selling paying -
a great was they (the hogs) are being slain mercil-
and I can truthfully add after that I was shipped to us is our motto. WI;
really worth while and the Florida GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
;. essly. well in the This
as as any one family. FIRST ,
Horticultural Society has done wiselyin The razor-back must go !1I change for the better in my conditionhas BUY OURSELVES. They are protectedby

selecting such a man as their made a 5 acre melon patch for caused my relatives and friends to our 40 years experience without defaulting
dollar. to
a Enquire as our,standingand
leader." another party in the spring. He put take the pills. financial stability which any bank or
...... -- "I assure you it was impossible for me merchants having mercantile reports can
No Fence, Wonderful Pea, Etc. about $60 in it and we all supposedwe to oversee my household for three years. verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR
had a fence. They Now I visit kitchen METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
hog-proof got do
my every day, my
for Stencil andcards
SARASOTA MANATEE Co. FLA. your name our quotations.
I in and all in It is marketing and in word ,
destroyed a night. own shopping; a ft\e. Letters promptly answered.
August 7, 1895. look after connected with
an old story--only a repetition.I everything my
From the Ruralist. home and I= CO.
I Florida, hear kind words for family. : FRENCH & ,
DEAR SIR : The spirit moves, and many your "Oh, yes, I still keep taking the pills:
i write I paper. in this section. I take one daily after dinner. Prevention 116 Warren St.,. New York.,
: we you accordingly. suppose .
Yours truly know is better and
you cheaper
of the condition of ESTABLISHED 1855.
your portrayal our H. H. HARVEY. than cure. I verily believe one-half 'of

Legislature caused us to have an inclination Seffher, Fla., July 20,1895. the women who are suffering from the

I that way. We admire your I ills which our sex are heir to ,would be .. ,
and well if could be induced Bradley Redfleld. Eugene B. Redfleld.
they to
grit, and endorse the position you have The has this section up
kept ESTABLISHED 1871.
grape crop
Pink Pills fair trial. I
give a certainly '
taken the fence We have
i on question. very busy for the past three weeks, and recommend them heartily, and feel grate- REDFIELD & SON,
\had some experience since we came will continue during this month. All ful to the physician who put them on the

I to this State on this subject, and no are being made'into wine. Some thou market. Commission MerchantsAND

longer ago than yesterday we had the sands of gallons will be made about Dr.Williams' Pink Pills for Pale Peo- -
pleasure (?) of driving'some half dozen ple contain all the elements necessary to
here, all from the Scuppernong family. give new life and richness to the blood Fruit Auctioneers
quarter rown from out'our gar- This is assuming quite a business, and and restore shattered nerves. They may ,

den. Now considering that hogs, or since the freeze more attention has be had of all druggists, or direct by mail 141 Dock'Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

pigs rather, have, rooted up and de- been from the Dr. Williams' Medicine Company -
paid to grapes. It gives employ- We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
stroyed, again and again, some portionof ment to and they all need the Schenectady, N. Y., at 50 cents per either at private sale (which has heretofore been
many, our custom) or by the auction system (recently
box, or six boxes for $2.50and never
and that notwithstanding
our garden too ark '
added to business) desire.
labor. It beats oranges, as can now our as you may
ill bulk
sold or by the dozen or hundred.
i we have the regulation fence be The this is
seen. crop year the .
prescribed by law, and knowing that largest we ever had, all the vines being A SUGGESTIONFor FOR RENT.

1 we had no redress you can imagine loaded. I have ground up and made THE ALGONQUIN HOTEL,

i that we are mighty glad that someoneis into wine more than 200 bushels of Florida Visitors to 'Atlanta At St. Augustine.'
ready to take the matter'and and to Florida Newspapers.All .
up ,these grapes, and others near by will Completely furnished. Apply to G. S. Meserve
battle to the end of .the chapter. Florida visitors to Atlanta are invited St. Augustine, Fla.
better than that.-Welaka Item in .
to make the West Florida Depart-
About the first move we made after
Palatka Times.
ment their headquarters. A register will FOR SALE.
,1 having located ourselves, was to sub- be kept, in which all Floridians visiting
scribe for an agricultural publication, A splendid:; bunch of beef cattle was Atlanta will be requested to register their ,
: and we are very' much pleased with driven town names, their home postoffice, their At- At St. Augustine.
through our on Saturday lanta address and the date of their
rThe city ,
RuralistNow us furnished. the
suggestbut Completely on Bay.
last Messrs. Hart and
i don't after read by Barney com- expected departure from Atlanta. All Rare Bargain Apply to Capt. W. S. M. BukhamSt.
( say, you pany Mr. Hart himself was amongstthe letters or telegrams sent to the care of the Augustine or toCHAPIN

-i our suggestion, "Oh, say, come downhere cowboys. Mr. J. T. Hancock, Sr., West Florida Exhibit will receive careful FARM AGENCY
and run, our paper seven or nine also attention, and Floridians leaving home
has some fine cattle
j I'' months, andperhaps your hat would through the without a settled address in Atlanta woulddo 3-23-tf St. Augustine, and Boston.
town during past
well to have their friends addres themto
;r better than it does now fcr
you ,
i days, and has sent out a body of the care of the West Florida Exhibit, FRUIT TREES.FOR. .
remember have the least
please not
cowboys. to collect together a ,large Agricultural Building, Atlanta, Ga.
; idea of dictating, only offer a sugges- bunch of choice beeves, which he has LOCAL NEWS. SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.Write
ion-that list of what could be .
If the of Florida
t already sold to a Jacksonville syndi- managers newspaperswill
; planted\ each month, published. in "The cate, which we are informed is under send copies of their papers to me for Catalogue and price list.

Ruralist,". would be a help to many of selling Phil Armour.-Bartow Cour- they will he kept on file for the benefit of JENNINGS' NURSERY CO.,

: your subscribers, for we are not all "tothe" ier. visitors. If committees, in anv part of the Thnnmavlllfi, 0,..
i State,desire at any time to distribute their
manner born. For! instance, the .
local papers, or any pamphlets, all copiesof
i August number might publish what Myron W. Lovell, one of the big. either, sent to me at Atlanta, will se- SAWMILL
; could be planted for September, Sep gest orange growers in Florida, says cure faithful attention. No papers shouldbe 11 I4K 111 EAc. 3 works with successfully.
tember number for October, etc that he has every reason to expect a mailed until September 18. f Grinding 4 h p.,Mills also

The Wonder pea, the seed of whichwe crop of one thousand boxes of orangeson Commissioner W. D. CHIPLEY for Florida, and Water Wheels. '

purchased of you, is growing, and his Leesburg grove in December, Agricultural Building, DeLoach Mill Mfg.'Co.,

\ when and where they will stop is a 1896.Gainesville Ledger. Atlanta, Ga. 323 Highland, Ave., AtiantaOa.G2O .



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WEATHER & CROPS I rior week for cotton-picking, and advices '<..>> .;

show that the bulk of the crop

has been gathered. Farmers are much .

J, JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Sept. 24, 1895. elated over their possession of an Exhausted Soils

abundance of corn,potatoes and other
food products for themselves and stock. are made to produce larger and better crops by the

. TemperaPreclpita- Sun- Some localities in Nassau county, on S use of Fertilizers rich in Potash. .
ture, (I) tion. ((2)) Rhine. high lands, potatoes are suffering se- ."

DISTRICTNor. -Cur- NorCur- For Week verely, and this is very generally the Write for our "Farmers' Guide;;/' a 142-page illustrated book. 'It J\.
-mal. -rent -coal -rent. case with all late planted crops. How- 'is brim full of useful information for farmers. It will be sent free, and tiI

uNorthern' ever, the leading products-corn, hay, fit will make and save you money. Address, if.
Western. ... 17 82 1.19 0.28 and cane-have advanced
CCI peas GERMAN, KALI WORKS, 93 Nassau Street,New York. ',
'.. i8 18 1.S9.T a possible disaster. Many correspondents ;

Central.... 79 .79 1.46 0.21 'M e aSouthern. report 100 per cent. of sunshine, e tcJOHN .

.. 81 80 2.08 0.72 : showing the week to have been a most
excellent one for saving hay and other L. MARVIN .

(((1)) Degrees Parenheit.a forage. The district has been excep- T. BAYA President.H. THOS. W. CONRAD, .
( ) Inches and Hundredths.T few record-
trace of rain. tionally dry, very reporters Cashier. Assistant Cashier.

CROP CONDITIONS. ing over a trace of precipitation. CAPITA $100,000. : .

Central District Generally dry

The past week will rank promin- over the district, although light ,and
of the
ently as one dryest during scattering showers prevailed to some ,
crop season, little or no rain having
extent, being noticed particularly over
the northern and ,
over we. tern,
sections of Hillsborough, Polk and
central districts. The temperature Sumter counties, where rain fell, rapid Respectfully solicits you Deposits! Collections and Genera
was above the normal each day over Banking Business. of
growth and vigorous conditions are
the western section of the State, the r rCORRESPONDENCE
evident truck gardens,
among orange
conditions the normal INVITED.
being nearer
trees and late potatoes. Active prep-
The hot weather has
elsewhere. dry,
arations for fall tEOprQI21J
are going on crops, })
stimulated the cotton bolls to open- such as beans, peas, cabbage and egg John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell.. Chas. Marvin
many prematurely-and the plant has in H. T. Baya, T.. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald
plants of the latter are mar-
lost'no little from shedding of young ; many Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson; ,
ket. Sweet potatoes and conch peas Or" H. RoblnQon<< loHn E. Hartrfdara. ;
fruit. The leaves are parched, and, '
doing well in Orange county, where
on,the whole, no material change has rice hay and are being harvested.
taken 'place in the condition of the peas SAVINGS AND TRUST BANK
Corn housed, and was a good crop.
staple. A few very scattering showers More rain needed for cane and late .

are :noted, which were timely in potatoes. In Polk county seed beds OF P LORIDA,

giving vitality to recently-planted veg- are well up,and fall gardening progress- JACKSONVILLE.

etable gardens. Many truckers, how- ing favorably. As indicated in previ- CAPITAL, $5O7OOC> '

ever, have suspended weather planting conditions until ous districts, large quantities of hay H.,ROBINSON, President. W.J. HAIIKISHKIMEU, Vlce-Pres.

".more propitious I have been housed, and the week wasa WM RAWLINSON, Cashier, .
prevail. Some sections complain that
I perfect one for opening and picking
have died from the continued 0' :
plants cotton. The beautiful weather enables DIRECTORS : .
drouth. The skies have enabled -
sunny farmers to gather the staple in a ''H ROBINSON, J. HILDEBRAND, p. E. MCMURRAY,
farmers to house large quantitiesof condition free from dirt re- W. J. HARKISHEIMER, PHILIP WALTER, R. H: LIGGETT,
splendid ,
forage, and, judiciously, sulting from heavy rains. On this account -
there should be no lack of this food the lint will be of a superior, Collections made on all points Florida,and Remitted for on day of Pay-
southern ment. Active and Savings Accounts Solicited. Interest Paid on ,
for stock. The extreme section quality. Potatoes satisfactory in Sum- Savings. "
of the State was favored with the ,: !|
ter county, and quantities of pea .
greatest amount of rain, doing no little pindar hay saved. Columbia county

good to the large fruit interests of FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.
reports it "too dry for anything, save
that section, as indicated by the vigorous' cotton-picking. Vegetables dead in
condition of the pineapple. The .
vicinity of Lake City, and no use plant-
for the State averaged An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
temperature ing any more till it rains. Hernando best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL $300.000. ,
about one (i) degree above the received light showers on the BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper' on
; deficient county order. Write for price list and terms.
and the
normal precipitation was -
19th and 21st, invigorating fall vegeta- -: OFFICERS :-
about 60 per centum. bles which are appearing in the mar- GEO. R. FAIRBANKS President. D. GREENLEAF, Vice-President..
Western District-Hot and dry ALBERT M. IViES.Gen'l Mgr. and Treas. M. P. TURNER, Secretary.::
ket. DIRECTORS-Geo. R. Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E.G. Hill. Bradford Co.; Dr. E. E. Pratt
throughout the week, only broken District Showers HUlsboro Co.: John Fabyan, Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher Orange Oo.; D. Greenleaf Duval Co.;
Southern were
J. D. Mead, Duval Co.; A. Brady Brevard CO'EF.; G. Sampson Marlon Co. ; C. V. Hillyer,
sections the
over very limited by lightest more general and copious over the Marion Co.; John M. Bryan Osceola Co.; Putnam Co.; M. S.Moreman St.
showers, lasting only a,short time.Perfect' Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, Volusia Co.; Irving Keck Polk Co.
southern part of this district than Address'all' correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla Stencils,
days for hay-making, corn- elsewhere, and good growth resulted : with full,packing and shipping instructions,furnished on application.

pulling, saving rice and cottonpicking with pineapples, ,citrus trees and veg--

all of which were carried on ener- etable interests. JOHN CLARK, SON & CO., .
getically over the district. Leon coun-

ty reports no growing crops doing well. SUMMARY BY COUNTIES.

The absence of necessary moisture being Western District: Grocers and Commission MerchantsDEALERS

seriously felt( by vegetable growers, Leon-Hot and dry; good only for IN
many gardens showing parched cotton picking hay making, corn
Turnips sown early look well, gathering. No growing crop doing Coal, Hay,. Grain, Wines, 'Liquors,

but the late sowings are, anything but well. Bradfordville.-Bradford.

satisfactory. Favorable advices'come Escambia-A beautiful week. A Cigars; Tobacco, Etc. '. '

from Jefferson county regarding cane few light showers, lasting only a short J"aolsoD.'V'ille: E 1orida. .'
Escambia river
The ,
and potatoes. and .
time. Rice cutting, corn pulling "
reported lower than at any time duringthe river lower
The Escambia
season. The greater portion of the :'
than any time this season. Molino.- MANONGAHELA.....................$I50 CABINET BOURBON... .............. ,.$600
cotton crop will be gathered by Sep. Trimmer. PARKER .................. ..... ........... 175 RYE...........,...............:.'. 3 oo
tember 30th.Northern ORANGE VALLEY........... II II II....... a 00 VIRGINIA GLADES......................... 4 00
Northern District : SPRING VALLEY........ .................2 50 OLD BOURBON................ .... ....t 5 oo
District-The, same con BALTIMORE CORN .................. 3 00 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH...;............. 5 oo
ditions hot and obtain over this Baker-The week has been favora- NORTH CAROLINA CORN.. ............. 3 50 OLD BAKER..... ... ............ ,..,500,
district,, and fall gardens dry, are showing ble for cotton picking. The bulk of CLI}TON .CLUB.... .. ...... ............. .300 MONPROSE VELVET RYE...,............... 600:

the is saved. Corn being JUGS EXTRA: One gallon, 250; two gallon soc; three gallon, 75C. Remit by post.office
ill effects. Refreshingrains yet
corresponding crop money order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C O, D. Remit with order.A .
would give great impetus to all housed ,and all are pleased in havingfine complete price-list! of Gr2c tics!, and Wine List sent free on application.

truck interests, such as turnips, cab- corn, potatoes and pindars. JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
sunshine the cot- ,
bage, beans and late potatoes. Supe- Abundant making

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I I'I, ton open rapidly. Macclenny.Reed. .- BUDDING WOOD. CITRUS TRIFOLIATA, 10 'to 15 inches,"$io.oo
per f. o. b.. boxed. By mail, postpaid,
i per 100, $3 00 L. W. Kervan, Norwalk, Fla.
We can furnish 75,000 Eye buds for dormant and next spring budding. Orders booked now for 9-14-6
Liberty-:-The weather continueshot delivery in October and "irst-class buds and true to name. Standard varieties as fol-

and dry fall gardens are suffer- lows: Majorca, Jafla, Ruby Blood, Hart's Late, Parson Brown, Tangerine, Homossassa. Medit- BEFORE ordering Alabama Newnans. write C.
; erranean Sweet, Satsuma and Grape Fruit. Buds well packed and sent to any part of the Slate for ., Lawtey, Fla. He sends out
ing for rain. The cotton crop is 60 cents per too; $5.00 per i.ooo. 10.000 budded Orange Trees 2 to 4 feet high, budded on sour and the best $1.00 per woo.PAMPAS .
about all gathered-not a half trifoliata stocks, from i to tH in. at the ground. Buds inserted in the stump at the ground (not in I. PLUMES. One thousand 20 to 28
crop. the roots)and can be protected by banking this winter. N. P. Richardson, Ocoee, Fla.
I Corn is good. All fall crops would be Peach, Pear, Plum, Persimmon, Loquat and Fig Trees. Large three year old White Niagara 9-4-3.

good if rain is had soon. A few local Grape Vines. ROSES. GRAPE FRUIT SEEDLINGS, 4 to 5 feet, $15
the Bristol.- loo ;3 to 4 feet $to per 100 f. o. b. Variegated -
showers on 20th. Fifty varieties of roses budded and on their own roots. The famous Marechal Neil a specialty.Our Pineapple and Banana plants, 25' cents
McAliley. roses have proved to be well adapted to this State. For lull particulars send for descriptive post paid. J. F. Allen, Pine Castle, Florida.
catalogue and price list. Address., 9-14-3
Alachua-Splendid weather for HASTINGS &
j WYL.IE PLANTS. Henderson's Succession,
f making hay, and more is being saved Interlachen, Fla. CABBAGE in existence, 93 per i.ooo. 35 cents

, 'than ever before. Rain needed for -" per 100.Fla.Maurice Clavel, Wauchula, DeSoto
county, 914-3
gardens. Archer, 78 degrees ; rain, Mr. L. G. Harper, of Turkey Lake, Mr. W. H. Brazier, of ElDorado, An agent in every township to

o.Andruss.St. was in town Saturday morning. He sold one hundred bushels of'corn, last I WANTED. Cyclone Corn Shelter Address

Johns-No rain. Good hay- says that the Pritchard grove, of whichhe week, for 50 cents per bushel, fifty Farmer and Fru t Grower, Jacksonville, Fla. tt

ing weather, and a great deal saved has charge, comprising about three bushels to the town of Leesburg and WANTED.. State Satsuma Price.and Boone's Summit Early Nurseries Bud-,

and put away in good shape. Swit- hundred trees, is sound and thrifty up fifty bushels to Dr. A. A..Stivender.- Headquarters for Pear Trees, Monticello, Fla.

zerland.-Steele. to the small limbs, except four trees ; Leesburg Commercial. 9-7-3

Central District: they were sour and are dead. The STRAWBERRY, : Newnans PLANTS at for 75 cts sale.a thousand.500,000

others are growing finely and will A, liberal discount for large orders. W. H.
Sumter-Very' good showers this CENTAWORD 'COL'UMN* :Kemp, Lawiey, Fla. 8-31-8

week. Preparations being made for bear next year. There are several RATES.-Twenty words, name .and address, FOR SALE. Two Leon county farms, 480 acres

fall crops, such as beans, peas and grapefruit trees among them, and they one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents Noth- 390 acres. Excellent Clarkson fo stock raising and
tobacco growing. W. B. ,Jacksonville,
taken for
ing less than cents.
have marvelous The
a growth.
Orange lookingwell groveis Fla. 24-tf
caggage. sprouts Advertisements for this column MUST be pre-
in most places. Wildwood. about ten years old, and has not a paid.Send. 500 000 Alabama Newnans and Alabama
borer in it.-Orlando Reporter. no stamps larger than two cents. clouds.. Admitted by all who
Davis. Initials and figures count as one word. have seen them to be the best Strawberry Plants
Hillsboro-Nothing to complain of. ---.'.'.- in the place. Price $1.25 per 1000, f. o. b. B.
Pacific Coast Grape Diseases. Padgett, Lawtey Fla. 8-i-tf
All growing crops in good condition. WANT. An energetic tenant, experienced
The grape diseases on the Pacific general farming, including cotton. Must CITRUS Stark's Seedless
I Gardening progressing; egg plants Parson Brown. ,
be married. Good farm, abundant house room,
coast are reviewed in the report com- Jaffa, Tangerine, King. Tardiff, grapeFruit,
''I coming in. No danger of starving; etc A. W.Diddle Lawtey, Fla. 9-28-3 Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties,

' plenty of potatoes and grits made at piled by Newton B. Pierce and issued FOR TWENTY. DAYS I will '''sell Strawberry such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St Michael,
by the Agricultural Department. "It at cut rates. As good as the best. October Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. L. .
home. Plant City, 78 degrees; rain, is the month for planting. W. H Powers> Duncan, Manager Milwaukee Groves and. Nur-
0.63.-Stinson. states that more than one-half of the Lawtey, Fla. series, Dunedin, Fla. S-iy-tf

j Good weather on cotton picking, grapes of the country are grcwn on A HARDY Grapefruit, the Excelsior.: Stood BAHAMAS. A few to the persons Bahamas.wanted Capital to join required a-
the great freeze on lemon stock, and has
the Pacific coast California alone "
too dry for everything else. Young finest fruit'on now. Choice buds for October, .: 500 to ':c1,000. Address uBrltisheJj"

vegetables dying. Planting no more having approximately 200,000 acres $1.50 per 100. Address S. W. Carson, Frostproof, Lane Park, Fla. 8-17-6
Fla. 9-21-3 STOVE for sale, at half price.
of vines. It is shown that the main GASOLINE
till it rains. Lake City, 79 degrees. ; IN FJ.ORIUA-For Sale or Rent-A cottage of and an oven; nearly as. goodas
rain o.-Knight. reason why vine diseases are more destructive rooms, furnished. Desirable, healthful, new. W. H. Powers. Lawtey. Fla. tf
location, near station, church, school, tore. Ad-
on the Pacific than on the PLANTS. Improved Alabama
Hillsborough-Local showers. Hay dress Mrs. Barlow Huntiugton, Fla. 9-21-3 STRAWBERRY The hest varieties'for

being cut and housed; cucumber Atlantic coast is because the Europeanor FIFTY THOUSAND Grapefruit Seedlings for Southern planting. Clouds. $r.75; Newnans..
tender varieties are grown in the sM y ars old, 4 to 5 feet high; will dormant $1.00 per 1,000, f. o. b. First'' class plantsand
planting nearly} done, and what has I bud to order. Have a few budded to the packing guaranteed. C. H. Churchill, Lawtey,
been planted has come up well. former and the American or hardy seedless grapefruit. These trees are fine, and Fla. 8-iq-io

vines in the latter part of the United for sale very reasonable indeed, as we expect to ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut j in
and beans the and
Squashes, tomatoes doing quit nursery business. Come see them We freight. Write for our ;latest
well. Sutherland.-Hartley. States. The most serious of the plant before buying elsewhere. Bowyer& Stephens, price-list. E. W pay Amsden Ormond. Fla. 7-i-tf

maladies is the California vine disease Lakeland, Fla. 9-21-4 STOCK CITRUS TREES POR
150 000
Southern District for October delivery now ,
: BUDWOOD-orders SALE. Grape Fruit Seedlings,
which has already killed more than orders for
spring use. Sour Sweet and Lemon
Orange Orange Rough
Lee Pleasant week. Guavas
Ten per cent with order, balance when buds are
30,000 acres of the most thrifty and Seedlings. 65,000 Seed bed Grape Fruit Sciphs< ;
avocado and other and shipped. King and Pineapple $15 per
( mangoes, trees with a large stock of all Standard
productive vineyards. Whole vine- i.ooo; Parson Bruwn and Maltese Straight (early)
budded Orange. Lemon and Limes, now grow-
fruits flourishing. Vegetables in $10 per 1,000; Magnum Bonum,Jaffa Tangerine, ing for this fall and winter planting. The Lakeland -
growing regions now denuded
are fet. Michael Blojd, $7 per 1,000; Walters, Josse-
favorable condition. degrees Nurseries, C. M. Marsh, Prop., Lakeland,
Myers 79 -
lyn, "Fessenden" Aurantinim
and the disease is at work fifty miles Polk County. Fla. 8310.
; rain o.i 7.-Gardner. Pomelo, JisJper! 1,000; :Marsh's heedless, f 20 per
away from where it began its ravages.So 1,000, also several varieties of June budded trees BEST GRASS for Lawns and Permanent Pas.
A. J. MITCHELL, Observer, far it is estimated that the disease and 60,000 sour seedlings, four years old, whichwe in good pine and hammock land. .Louisiana -
Weather Bureau Director, will bud for future delivery. Write for prices.No Grass (Paspalum platycaule). Roots 25
P. J. Cahill, Ass't Director. has caused a direct and indirect loss of white flv in this section. J W. & F. D cents pel 100 by mail. $1.25 per barrel. W. H.
Waite, Magnolia Nurseries, Belleview, Fla. Powers, Lawtey. Fla. tf
not less than $20,000,000. Its effects
We can safely say that fifty acres 9.214 rriLGHMAN'S: CONDITION POWDERS will
are seen for the first season on thef am prepared to supply first-class make stock eat and grow fat. Given as a
of strawberry plants will be set out in BUDWOOD-l .
drench to stock that will not eat.
Sample pack-
trees to 18 old that
f liage of the vine but the second 15 years
the vicinity of Plant City within the by were unhurt by the freezes. The trees are in age by mail 35 cents. W. G. Tilghman, Palatka,
season a reduced growth of the canesis fruit and in splendid shape. All are true to name Fla. 62920BARGAINS
six weeks. Courier.
next Parson Brown Cunningham, or Harris, Med..
mildew For Choice
is Properties
apparent. Powdery one Sweet, Sanfords, St. Michael's Egg, Maltese I which must'be sold at a
The Iowa-Florida Fruit Company of the most common fungus diseasesof Oval Maltese Blood, Washington Navel, Tan- l sacrifice. On the St Pe-
gerine(Dancy) Grapefruit-Villa Franca ,
1 is fencing in 160 acres of its Lake the vine, but it.is. easily treated. Lisbon and Polk Lemons. Prices $5 oo per 1,000; the Sicily of Florid.;at tersburg Orlando, a sub-peninsula situation unsurpassed -,

Whisler tract and preparing; to planta Sulphur, the report says, is the agent 75C per 100 Gaston Drake, Yalaha, Fla. 9-21-5 in the State for its charming combination -

large area in citrus and other fruits. used in nearly all cases, the fumes destroying WALTER'S Grape Fruit, "Carney" and "Villa Lake of the orange heart groves of Florida's and lakes Citrus; and region.at Orange

the tender and Lemon,"Pa son Brown," "Jaffa," Address the Editor of this paper, Jacksonville,
They are evidently satisfied that South spores vegeta- "Mediterranean Sweet," "Malta Blood" "Hart's Florida. .
tive Tardiff," "Riverside Navel," "Mandarin,"
Florida and the "excelsior lake organs.
re ..... "Dancy Tangerine" and "Homo'assa" budwoodat IRRIGATED GROVE 100 acres, TO. years set
gion" is all right.-Bartdw' C.-I. 75C per 100 in orders of 500; (in less than 500, treesi; 50 in other fruit trees, etc.
Credits, unwisely administered, are $i per 100)) delivered Marsh Seedless grapefruit For sale at a sacrifice. Address "K," The Palms,
Good Lane Park, Lake County, Fla 4 2:--9m
the bane of the fertilizer trade as well $2.50 per loo. references when re-
Several parties are going to plant quire1. Also a fine lot of nursery stock of above IF ANY ONE who has been benefited by the
as of the produce and provision busi named varieties. J. M. Chaffer, Chandler, Flal of Dr William's Pink Pills will write to
this fall. In
I crimson clover
some ne 9-21-3 THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, they will re-
parts of the State it is being grown s. BUDWOOD strong and healthy from exceed- ceive information that will be of much value and
--- -- interest
to them.
trees now loaded with fruit.
with great success, both for green fod- I Tardiff
Jhffa, Majorca Navel Pomelos and Lem- MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing like
der and hay, and as a fertilizer to ons A limited quantity ofa few other varieties. TO Bowker's Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Flor-
Address A. Palmer, Oneco, Manatee ,
ida last Hundreds
testimonials. For
turn under it is said to be Florida.
green 9'15"4PARSONBROWN' particulars, write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, F1& '
'I worth $30 per acre.-Ft. Meade Peb Stark and Mediterranean io-i3-tf
Villa Franca and Belair'
ble. _. ... --.. "'C;" "" Premium Lemons from thriftiest groves in Marion FOR SALE for cashtime or trade,orange groves,
-- NOTICE.We County. Sutton & Schwarz, Candler, Fla. and timber lands. E. RUMLEY"Keuka,

Messrs. S. A. Alderman and J. R. have not yet advanced the price of our 9-14-a Via, 3-I I-16t

Roberts of Wewahitchka Fla. passed goods. STRAWBERRY PLANTS. Two acres of them. PLANT STRAWBERRIES The Strawberry
and vigorous, Alabama New- will be greatly over done next year,
through the city last night en route for PAGE- ---WOVEN---- WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian, Mich. nans and Clouds. Priced on application, accord- and only those who plant under the best condi-
ing to quantity. G 'Jennings Via tions will make a profit. Lawtey berries are
had with them colony -
Atlanta. They a
ATLANTA WOMAN'S COLLEGE Q-I4-U quoted in the New York Price Current this
week. to cents from all other of
of Italian bees which will be 35 45 ; parts the
ATLANTA, GEORGIA.T BUDWOOD. From 50 varieties of bearing Or- State, 25 to 35 cents. Lands for sale or rent at
transferred to a glass bee hive in the W. OWIN, ET. I)., j ange, and Grape Fruit trees Also reasonable rates. E. G. Hill, Lawtey, Fla.
West Florida exhibit and people who li. SEALS, A.M. j CoI'resldentsiv. Rough Lemon and Sour Orange Seedlings for 5.4-tf
sale. Nursery trees budded to order now for
tooth Assisted by a full corps of able instructors in all future delivery at low price W K. Trimble, HART'S TARDIFP. DANCY TANGERINE,
have sweet can honey
a get The scientific method of instruction
department. Braidentown Manatee Co., Pla. Malta Blood and Navel Budwood from
which will be made while t they wait. pu...ued. Ample accommodations{ for board. 9-14-4 healthy bearing trees, that have never had red
ing pupils. Ses>ion begin Sept. 4lh.. Address WANT KD-Celery plants. Write to I, W, scale or white fly. Cyrus W, Butler, St. Peters-
-San Mateo Item. I above, or NAT T. SEALS, Business Mgr. Astor Park,-Fla. 9-21-2 burg, Fla, 9.14.3 I

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SAVANNAH' LINE The Clyde Steamship Co.


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

hours between Savannah and Boston.
65 to 70
The of this Line -
magnificent Steamships>s are appointed

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

From New York. From Jacksonville,
O. JVI. t90RR11 Ls Mana ar.Pasatt (Pier 29, E. R.) STEAMER Florida.
Wednesday, 2sthat3pm..IfSItMINOLE..Tues1ay. Oct ist, at i:3Opm:
Friday 27th. at p .'CHEROKEE" ..........Thursday, 3rd at 4:00: a m
Tuesday, Oct. 1st, at3 p m ."IROQUOIS".Sunday, 6th, at 5:10: am
Friday, 4that3pm "ALGONQUIN" .. ......Thursday, II loth, at83>am
I llonday.u 7tb,at 3 pm..........."SEMINOLE".Sunday. I3th at 12.00 n'n
Wednesday, 9th, at3 pm ... ...."CHEROKEE" Tuesday, isth at 1:30: pm
I Friday, nth, at3 pm "IROQUOIS" ..........Thursday, 17th, at 4:00: am
Tuesday, isth.atspm........ "ALGONQUIN"..Sunday. 20th, at :ooa m
,'at 8:30 am
Friday 18that3pm "SEMINOLE" Thursday, 24th :
Monday. 21st, at3pm CHEROKEK"...........Sunday, 27th.at I2oo n'n
Wednesday 23rd, at 3 p ."IROQUOIS".Tuesday 29th at i.sopm
Friday, II 25th, at 3 pm ."ALGONQUIN".Thursday, 3ist at 1:30: pm
;'. ,. Tuesday,_ 29that3pm .SItMINOLa..Sunday, Nov. 3rd, at 4:30: a m

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Philadelphia, Charleston and Jacksonville Line.For .

a ae Rated: S the present and until further notice, Steamer "YEMASSEE" is intended to

Between Jacksonville, and New York: First-class, $35.00; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion, 843.30; sail from PHILADELPHIA for CHARLESTON, Wednesdays, and from

Steerage,$12.50. CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA, Sundays. Close connection made at
,Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia: Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate $21.00; Excursion $47.30 ; and
Charleston with Florida Steamers for business to and from Jacksonville
Steerage, $I4.2,. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: Clyde ,

all Florida points. Also, Philadelphia and interior points via Philadelphia.

(Central or goO Meridian Time.) -

Nacnorhee ..................................................... ...... Sunday, Sept. i, 4.001.10. ST JOHNs: : : RI s'E R I'I1NTE.: .
Kansas.City..... ...............:.......*... ................ .... ..... Tuesday Sept. 3. s.oopm. .
City of Augusta......... ........... .. ........................ ....Friday, Sept. 6, 6,30a.m..
City of Birmingham ............ ... ...... ........ ;......... Sunday, Sept, 8, 8.ooa.m.
Nacoochee.......... ..... .... ....... ........ ..:.....................Tuesday, Sept. 10, 7.oop. m.
Kansas City... ................ .................:....... ....:......Friday, Sept. 13 12 30 p. m. For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on .
City of Augusta. .. ... .... ........ .......... ............. ....Sunday, Sept. 15 i.oop. m.
City of Birmingham ................................. .............. Tuesday Sept 17, 4.00 p. m. the St. Johns River.
Nacoochee ............. ............................. ... .............. Friday, St'pt20. 6.30 a. m. ...
Kansas City........................... '........... ................. Sunday Sept.22, 8.00a.m.
City of Augusta.... ........,... ....... ..... ... ............ .....Tuesday, Sept. 24, 9.303. m.
City Birmingham ...... ........... .... ..... ...... ........... ..Friday, Sept.,27, loop. m.
Nacoochee ..t;. .................. ... ..... ... ............ ..........:. Sunday,Sept. 29 i.oop. m. Steamer, "EVER GLAD El,"

e. City.....,. .' ........ ....... ... ....... eo.!................,....:Sunday, Sept i, 4.00a.m. :
City of Mi aeon ..;.!:....................!..... .'. :.......... ....... ..Thursday Sept. 5, 6.ooa.m. Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays, at 5:00: 'p. m.,
Chattahoochee... ........ .... .. ............ ........ .... ... .....Tuesday, Sept. 10, 9.00a.m. and returning leave Sanford Mondays, and Thursdays at 5) a. m.
GateCity............................... .... .......... .,........ .... Sunday, Sept. 15 I.oo p. m: r
City of Macon ............ .. ................ ..... ........... Thursday Sept. 19, 5.oa.m.
I Chattahoochee .....,.......:. .. .. .......... ..... ................ Tuesday Sept. 24. 9.303. 204
Gate City. .. ......; ..... .. ....................... .................Sunday, Sept, 29, i.oop. m. General Passenger and Ticket Office, West Bay St., Jacksonville

A. J. COLE Passenger Green, New York.M. .
( Ships do NOT Carry Passengers.) H.,CLYDE Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bow Ing Green New York.
Deftsoug............,...... ... .... ...:.......... ......,...... ......Monday 'Sept. 9, 8.30 a. m. D. D. C. MINK. General Freight Agent. 12 t o. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.
Desvoug.....................,.....'......... ...... ...............Thursday( Sept. 19, S.oop. m. THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling G:een, New York.F. .
'' -.......t...... Sunday, Sept. 29 1.00 p. m. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida a Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville. Fla.
; 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 Central & 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 East. See your
nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to
J. P. BECKWITH G. F. & P. Agent New Pier 35 N. R., New York.
New Pier No.35 North River J.New York. City Exchange: Building Savannah, Ga.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Lewis' Wharf, BostonW.
I,JAMBS, Agent 13 8.Third Street, Philadelphia.W. WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO.
H. RHUTT, 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.X:. ADAMS, Gen'l East. Agt. F. C. & P. R. R., A.DeW. SAMPSON General Agent
353 Broadway New York. 306 Washington St., Boston Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers
W. J. FARRELL, Soliciting Agent. W. E. ARNOLD, Gen.Trav. Pass. Agt.,
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