Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: October 5, 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: UF00055765:00350
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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 Proprietor. JACKSONVILLE FLA., OCTOBER 5, 1895. Whole No. 1391\' .-VII9ENR1V41. 40







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

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G. L. TABER are the most Extensive! in the State and after all Home Grown Stock. Peaches. Plums, Pears \f5\
Japan Persimmons, Grapes, Figs, Mulberries,Apricots,Almonds. Satsuma and other Oranges and
Lemons on both r.

,Giles St. Mary, Florida. Over 75 varieties of Roses all field grown and Budded and Grafted. Ornamental Trees, Shrubs etc.

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

OFFERED, FOR SEASON OF 1895-96. Macclenny; Fla. \



I am able to supply you with Orange and Lemon .t. I
:Headquarters for fear Trees. Satsnma Oranges on Trlfollata. Celestial Figs, bud wood of standard varieties, such as .Safe Arrival and Satisfaction Guaranteed.. ll l

One Year Trees now full of Fruit Everbearing Mulberries for the l'l/s and HART'S TARDIFF.MAJORCA i
V A R I ETI I E S r' Homosassa,Jaffa,Dancy I
Chickens.' Elberta Peach Trees by the Thousand. If UR r. Tangerine. Hart's Tardiff, (Valencia Late),St. r
JAFFA.SANFORD'S Michael Ruby, and Malta Bloods"W. Navel, :
Send for Interesting Catalogue. Med. Sweet,Mandarin, Oranges.I .
MALTA JfLOOD.. Guarantee Absolutely no Red, White, Yel-
J. M. OIRAT ]DLAIT, Prop., MEl ST.: SWEET MICHAEL, low or Purple Scale on Buds sent.

Tne true Lisbon
Lemon. Villa Franca,
CHINA MANDARIN, Etc., reka, Royal Messina.Belair Premium, Everbearing Eu-
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At the following prices; ,and Imported Sicily Lemons.A .

Qr.:Oo."';;W ROYAL PALM NURSERIES. 1000, $5 00; 3000 $12.00; 6000 $20.00. few Pomelo Buds. 81 per 100, Others,
Ao per $1O per 3.000,

c F aI u Lemons. Lisbon, Villa Franca, Eureka,at 0IIEl.Please : .

I f/) We are Offering an Exceedingly Large and Varied' Assortment same prices.Buds delivered. further cost to you and send P. 0. Monday Orders or Draft
J of Trees and Plants.S2S guaranteed to arrive in fine order. Orders, on New York only. References Given.
booked for
now June delivery. Address,
Orange, Lemon, Lime Pomelo, Perch, Plum, Grape, 'Olive, Dewberry C. S. BURGESS, DECIDUOUS TREES, FOR SALE.
Raspberry, Tropical Fruits!,Brasses,Bamboos, Palms, Orchids, Ferns, Cactus, Economic Plants Riverside Nurseries,
(like Camphor,Cinnamon Tea,etc.,etc) in hundreds and tl ousands of plants,all well grown and Riverside,Cal. Address:
in perfect condition. Send for Illustrated Catalogue,with spt'clal1i&t of Citrus for the season. Reference.-Orange Growers' Bank, Riverside, I. H. CAMMACK,
Cal. Florida reference given if wanted.
ItEASONER BROS., Oiicco, Flu. Whittier,California.
Manatee River Region. [ Cut(his out for Reference.]


of'this popular variety is now ready for delivery. Beware spurious
Consumers of Fruit Wrappers
Italian and California stock sold by northern houses at$2 to$2.50 per pound. now know that they get an honest ream may REASONABLE PRICES.

OUR :SEED ARE GEN, U I N E. of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 dealers sheetsto On
as some unscrupulous Genuine Seed Pearl, Ber-
supply. muda, White Silver Skin, Yellow Dauvers and
Both Varieties, White and Red, Packet 5 cents; laz.15'cen'ts; 1 oz. 25 cents; Top or PerennialNew
\ lb. 85 cents; 1 lb. $3.00 post paid. OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed Crop of Refugee Beans,$4 perbushel,

H. G. HASTINGS Ss CO., S>ih r iiirn': Wrappers are putup in packages
of 1000 each, and each Wrapper is Finest{Strains of Cabbage, Florida tested.
I Interlaohen, Florida.Catalogue A full line of all seeds.
free ,numbered, in printing, consecutively Florida and Georgia Seed Rye and Oats.
on from 1-to 1000. No one can

prices. Send for samplen and prices L. CAMERON, Seedsman,

TREES Specially Adapted to Florida.. toTHE Jacksonville, Fla.

Oriental Pears Japan Plums on Marianna Stocks'.Japan Persimmons Giant Loquat, Strawberry SOUTHERN PLANTING.Pears .
Plants. Grape Vines, etc. Rare Coniferae, Broad Leaved Evergreens C Camelias. 50 000 Palms JERSEY CITY, N. J.
IOoooCamJhorand Cinnamon trees,Roses. The iirevnliouMe Department is the largest t andmost a specialty. Trifoliata. Orange Stocks.
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 NURS1RIJ$8.
cm horticulture. Catalogue free. Address P. J. BERCKMANS, Augusta, Ga. No Agents. wrappers, Monticello, Fla,




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626 tfifi: FlO&IbA> FARMER AND .RUIT-GROW1R.: !: OCTOBER 5,



State LAKE Agrjculturalftll FLORIDA CITY, FLA.1 eae,,' % THE "DAISY"" PLOW IAn .



Implement That Every Gardener and Strawberry

i regular courses Agricultural, Mechanlcal'LatlnSalentiRo Grower Should Have.
Women's,equiv. ,- .... .. -
alent in studies and honor. Graduatesof
Latin-Scientific course receive degree of A. B.; Shortest Quickest Most Attractive : ....,, .
of other courses, degree of B. S. ,
A one year's Business Course giving thor- .. .
ough instruction in Commercial LawArithmetic :R.01JTE: t
and ..... ;
Penmanship BookKeeping.A
year's course Stenography TypeWriting -
and Telegraphy,fitting students business. FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH .
Graduates of these courses receive certificates of ,
proficiency.A THE .
course in Piano Music has been added I '
Florida Central and Peninsular
under an associate of the Toronto Conservatoryof : .
Music giving best facilities to students of the
Piano, at a reasonable charge. NEW THROUGH ROUTES. .. 't
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- .. .
West The .. '- "
Discipline 'similar to' Point and ington Southern Railway to ;
College Physician attends all students without Northern J 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 .,'i.
College. All courses are open to women. Stu- Cincinnati to Jacksonville by .:.
dents prepared for the Freshman class can Queen & Crescent Chattanooga. '
enter the Preparatory Department.To and Southern K'y to Ever- "
all students from Florida tuition is Free in Florida}ette, Florida Central & Penin-
all departments; except Piano Music. Music Limited. sular to all Important Florida
students pay a reasonable charge. Students points.
from other States pay$20 a year tuition, music Kansas City, Fort Scott &
extra. 'Young men bcatd in the Mess Hall at$10a City Memphis R.i(..to Kansas City,
month. Young women board with families in JacIan'ville to Birmingham, Southern R''y Tlm
town at$io to 815 a month. College year begins Thro Line to Everette, Fla. Central & ,
September 30, 1895. Peninsular to all Fla. points. .
For catalogues address Louis to'Jacksonville by '0 c.,
Short Line to Du Quoin,
0.. CLUTE PRESIDENT, Holly Sp'gs 1St. 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.

R'y to Everette and F. C.& P. ...
Sioux City & Chicago to Jack-
JOHN:, UNIVERSITY sonville. III. Cent. to
.B. Holly Sp'gs}Sp'gs K., C. M. & B. to Holly Birmingkam Thousands of acres of Truck and Strawberries are cultivated entirely by hand.
lloute. Sou. B'y to Ever This little plow has been perfected with special reference to Florida use and
jr; DELAND: FLORIDA.For : ette and the F. C..&P. : with the assistance and suggestions of Florida growers. 6
Louis'ille & Nash'ille to River ..
both sexes College, Normal School, New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only ----to-
Academy, Art School and Conservatory of Music, To }route with through sleepersJackso'vllle '
An institntion of first rank. Faculty of twenty between New Orleans and
teachers. Seven elegant buildings, heated by Jacksonville.The Four Points and a Wrench Go With Each Plow.
steam, lighted by electricity. Hot and cold water ..
baths: Thoroughly equipped gymnasium. Department F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track! in ""

of Physical Culture, with Military Drill Florida running through the .' ,
for young men. Library of 6,000 volumes.: Read- Tobacco Jiemons s, Given with this paper to new subscribers for one year for $5.00 f. o. b. at. our
ing room, with leading periodicals and daily Stock farming and Dairy Section,
and weekly papers. Thoroughly equipped Peacn and Strawberry Lands, .
chemical and physical laboratories. Separate Orange, Banana and Pineapple Country, Storeroom.FARMER GROWER
buildings for Music and Art Schools, with artistsof Phosphate Belt. and FRUIT ,
established reputation in charge. Opens Has the Silver Spring and
October 2. Send for catalogue giving full information Other fine Scenery.The J AOKSONVILLE, P LA.N. .
to Great Hunting Country.
JOHN F. FORBES, Reaches the Noted fishing Ground.
President. Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety .' B. Special low rates given for Pony, Clipper and Hammock Plows in con.
of soils in the State, and above all nection with the paper. Write us for terms.WHY.

Runs over the Central Rldgeland a
Where It Is High and Healthy. !
lorida Prosperous towns fill its route and it otters -
'r d the best freight facilities for any produce to ?
Lan s the Northern markets. Send for the popular

OrangesjResorts HOME. the Corn off the Cob 'Hands and
with its spirited words and beautiful music Go on "Niggering Blistering your

descriptive of an actual Florida Home, and Wearing the Skin off? Buy a
which is gotten up elegant style-Six pages
of full sized best musiopaper,containing also '
a picture of a home in Florida and a hunting
[nvestments scene. It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents(in SHELLER.SEVERAL .
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.PA. REASONS WHY YOU

Jacksonville,Fla. SHOULD HAVE ONE.
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,:; The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R. -

Address, ,,8 It is fully warranted against breaking or get-
"')..' G. D. ACKERLY, Offers to Shippers s ul ting out of order by any fair usage.It .

',," The Shortest and Quickest Route takes less power to do the same amount of
CENtRAL PASSENCER AGENT.THETROPICALTRUNK work than any other machine of its size ever ,
BETWEEN d #. made.
FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN =4 There is no time lost after you are through I
JACKSONVILLE.: FIORIOA THE q shelling by picking the cobs out of the shelled i
WEST.With u corn, as the machine takes the corn all off the I
Improved Ventilated Cars,this com- ti cob, drops the corn in the box or basket, takes
pany is better equipped than ever ever to the cob on around and throws it off at the back.

-' LeaveDoubtful handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops, and pn insure close connections and prompt despatchto oue bushel of ears in about minutes or less.
Seeds alone. The best all Eastern and Western Markets. Tt.- The sheller is small but it will 1 do the work of

are easy to get, and cost no Through oars to destination without many a larger machine.
more. Ask your dealer for change or delay The spring can be adjusted to any tension required I
Perishable freight followed by wire and and can be loosened when not in use thus
" FERRY'SSEEDS shippers advised time passing various Junction avoiding any chance of its giving out., i
points and arrival at destination.All A shelter wrench accompanies every'machine.' '
., claims for overcharges and loss prompt- i'
adjusted. [
manufacturer of this machine is rated in the Commercial Agencies at $125,000 and is I!I
See that your goods are markedvia jcrsonThe known to the Editor to be a responsible man. TheCYCLONE
Always the beat. Known F. C. &P. R. R. .- I
everywhere. Perry's Seed For information:call on or address the undersigned ... CORN SHELLER
Annual for 1805 tells you : I
what,.how,and when to plant. 0. E. TAYLOR Trav. A'gt Ocala,Fla. is not a worthless' claptrap affair but has genuine merit. .
Sent.Free. Get.It. AddressD. W. B. TUOKER Gen. A'lft, Orlando, Fla. Retail price $3.00. Given with the paper one year for $4,00 or as a premium tor three' new .
M. PERRY& CO., G. M. HOLDEN Trav. Agt! Leesburg, Fla subscribers at $2.00 each. Address all orders to j'
W. B. FULLER'Trav.A'gTampa, Ka.
Detroit, Mich.
W, H, PLEA8ANT8,, General Freight Agt : Jaollcsaonvi118r:: F1a.


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I THE ORANGE TREES. 5. A good deal of hay has been cut HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY. much. Perhaps about one-tenth as'

in groves and saved-enough to feed much trucking as last year.
I. None. Some fruit'on old groves.
Present Condition and Future nearly all our stock. The corn grown The sub-peninsula is on a boom. 5, In Winsted,three miles from here,

pects. does not amount to much. Seasons None. C. F. MAY. five families out of six have left for
r Some days ago we sent out a large have been extra favorable for crops.A St. good. .
number of circulars to the best in- large sweet potato crop is now Petersburg. I think trucking will never be a success -

formed practical gro\s ers known to us growing. H. S. WILLIAMS. until we organize and hold to-

in the orange belt, asking them to an- Rockledge.DESOTO. LAKE COUNTY. gether. Wages reduced from $i to

swer the following questions: I. It is too soon yet to definitely 75c. per day. GEO. OMWEG.
I. About what per cent of orange COUNTY. estimate the percentage of orange Bloomfield. .

groves, will be abandoned in your The effects of the big freeze are groves in this vicinity'that ,will be '.

neighborhood on account of the fast disappearing in DeSoto county.If finally abandoned on account of the I'.- None. 1

freeze ? all the orange growers had pruned freezes of last winter. Quite a, num- 2. ,None. '

2. About what per cent of perma- their trees of dead branches, by next ber of groves have been more or'less 3. There may be a few planted, ':v-- :>-,
nent residents (heads of families or season it could hardly be discerned. cultivated during the spring and sum- though many who planted last season : '

single men) will move away on this There will be half a crop in'96 if mer simply to ascertain the characterand will not,plant owing to high freight.: ,- ,$ ., '
account? extent of growth that shall The, of and is ,
there is nothing to damage the trees. 4. amount hay grain :n'' ;,
3. About how many potatoes. mel- The orange business has had a great promise well for the future after we greater than ever before.Most* ; who .j"

ons and vegetables will be planted as setback in the planting out of young have past the dangers from frost the planted corn have made plenty'to' do

compared with last season? groves, but no old groves have been coming winter. Generally the stumpsof them and. an abundance of hay.
4. How much hay and grain was dug or abandoned. the frozen trees have put up a vigorous Think 98 per cent of the trees have

produced this year compared with The up freeze inspired the people with growth, especially within the sprouted, many above the buds. We

last? renewed energy, and never before in ,last two months. If this ,growth is will ship some oranges next season if

5. Any remarks you may choose. to the history of the county has there not cut back by severe frosts next we have no disaster this winter.J. .

make will be acceptable. been such crops made of corn, pota- winter it is probable that very few R. CUNNINGHAM..

Herewith we present the replies received toes, rice, sugar cane, etc. Splendidcorn good groves-that.is, groves that were El Dorado.
up to date. In a few cases good before the freeze of last winter-
was made in the groves; all have
where correspondents have attemptedto will be abandoned: I would say that I should think ;
full cribs of corn. The people, of I. forty per cent.
give estimates for other neighbor- ten cent will fully cover the !
course, will not handle as much 2. It is hard to answer. People are
hoods have omitted these thus restricting abandoned if the climatic con-
we groves fast
money, but will have plenty to eat leaving as they can get away,
them the localities of ditions shall be favorable next winter.
for lack of work and
which be
and corn to sell, can now support.
: which they have personal knowledge. bought for fifty cents per barrelfineears But if the growth of this summer 3. About the same. This is no

t not nubbins. shall be killed back by severe frosts truck country at this office, but a little

ALACHUA COUNTY. There will not be the area plantedin during the approaching; winter then out on the hammocks people raise all

, I. Will say about twenty per cent. vegetables, as the transportationrates the number of groves and amount of they need,and,some to spare. ,
Half have been neglected but think took it all last season. But 'acreage 'abandoned will be large- 4. Double hay and corn. a

next year will bring it to twenty per there is a move on foot to regulaterates how large cannot now be estimated. 5. Things look gloomy. Everything "-
2. The number; of permanent resi- to' harder times another
cent. as the railroad officials have points season,
2. Perhaps about ten per cent. kindly offered to meet delegates from dents who have or will probably'move if possible. Orange groves have made

4. Very few vegetables or melonsfor each district, giving them a free pass, away on account of the freezes may very little growth, and many have
reach will exceed I think five
market, but more potatoes. 'to discuss the rates. on vegetables; and. not never started. Many are not'able to
'' per cent of the classes you name. and take chances,another
4.- At least double. no doubt there will be a reduc- try again,
5. Many groves have received, no tion which will be .of mutual benefitto Few of these are or were owners of i freeze. Laws favoring stock' 'owners

attention this year but will likely be the truckers and to the transportation groves,and such as were had their and heavy charges of railroads are

worked up ,next. Oats, corn, peas, companies. groves heavily encumbered. driving people from the State.
potatoes fine. Cotton over an aver About 200 acres will be planted in 3. If one may judge from present Fruitland Park., F.. M. B.=
of the of
age. Hogs, better vegetables in the vicinity of Fort Og- expressions purposes on part -
supply.W.. B. SHI. den. The heavy rains injured the vegetable growers hereabouts, not I. About fifty per cent,will be aban
one half as many vegetables will be doned but will be worked
Hawthorne. seed beds and those plants that had some againin
been ''transplanted. The truckers are planted as were last year. Growers a year or two, perhaps 25 per
with entire that they
and land for say cent.
One-half. busy planting preparing
I. to did not, realize expenses last year and 2. About fifteen per cent,. for ,the
About 6 cent. planting. Nothing prevent pros-
2. per will labor for the benefit of
they not
belong principallyto
One-half. perity, if we have no big freeze'and groves ,
3. commission men and transportation
4. Three times as much.A living rates in transportation, for those
great are going into old- that are industrious. But this is not companies exclusively.: -1\ 3. None for shipment, on accountof
many 4. No satisfactory comparison can ,high transportation rates. .Plant-
time products, cotton, corn, hogs, the country for indolence to prosper.
be made as between the extent will and
be for home
fear- Most of the have support
etc. Afraid to raise vegetables orange growers
amount of the hay and grain crops stock.
ing freight charges will leave no re- sold their crops of oranges on the
this and last for the reason that '
year hundred cent' 'in-
turn. The feeling is, no certainty fora trees at -$I.a5 to $1.50. The grape 4. Hay one per
last little hay and grain was
year very Corn five hundred cent
fruit is in crease. per
living except by growing crops that crop not near as large pro produced in this, neighborhood. Nearly increase. FABYAN.
Timesare the number of trees as the JOHN
do not have to be shipped. portion to everybody bought from dealers.
too extreme justify any risk. orange; the ,cold damaged them This year quite an extensive acreage -, ..
H. L. MONTGOMERY. worse. of of fair and quantity t
corn, ,
The fish has now I. Barely five cent will be
season open- per
Micanopy. has been harvested,while of hay the "
ed and hundreds of boats and abandoned. ,
in the business. amount is very large, nearly enoughfor 2. I know of but three
1. About half. men are engaged home The amountof persons.
2. None. There are now thousands of acres of hay that consumption.will be obtained from 3. Very few Irish potatoes and mel..

3. Can't tell. land in forest that is equally as goodas dealers the coming winter will just ons. Many: vegetables for home use.
Double. lands cleared and in cultivation, last 4. Certainly twenty times as much
4. about equal the amount produced
have and the low there is no hay and grain. '
Some of the orange groves prices are as A. C. RICHARDS.
sprouted finely, but others make a boom here but a steady growth, whichis year.Eustis. 5. Groves seem to be coming on

poor showing. Many stumps are bound to grow, as DeSoto is the rapidly. Many only started a month

sprouting now that showed no sign a home of the orange tree, and it is not ago and now have caught up .with
month froze to the ground each season. I. At least fifteen per cent. Many those that started in May. ,

ago.W.. H. H. HOLDRIDGE. Vegetable growing for market is a will not gtve up just yet, but are not E. D. .PUTNEY.Mt. .

Grove Park. paying business. Stock thrive on the working or fertilizing their groves. Dora.

o range without being fed or sheltered. 2. Twenty ,per cent so far. More .
", ,BREVARD COUNTY. Health is all that could be desired, will leave.
I. None. and mosquitoes never trouble in day- 3-4. Hay and corn are about the "I. One; perhaps none. ,

2. None. light off the only crops made. Enough potatoesand 2. None. :

About the same. coast.F.. C. M. BOGGESS.Ft. peas for home use. Not many PETER JOHNSON,

4.3. No grain raised here. Ogden. gardening, and these not flourishing Spring Park,


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

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

J '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: .:; ", Si
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i/ i NEVER DESPAIR," BRAND. Special attention is also called to the following brand :

:., ruc:i : Jff :E r ILIZER.: : .

Available Ammonia..6 Phosphoric! Acid..4 to to 6'7 per cent' .1 Ammonia f ............. :...a 1 104 per cent

Potash., (Actual))....... .....3t04." Available Potash (Actual Phosphoric) .... .Acia..6......4 to to 6 8 "" ""

PRICE, $8 .09 Per Ton f. o. b,, Jacksonville. PRICE, $22.00 Per Ton, f. o. b., Jacksonville.

Lowest prices.on Cotton? Seed Meal I, ,Nitrate' Soda;, ,Sulphates .and :Muriates i 'of )Potash. "Write ,us for:prices on( thing.: you, may need. .... ';

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> Ina personal letter Major C: W. for the benefit solely} of railroads will and barring accidents, there is moneyin raise truck, etc.,. for distant markets ;

01 Campbell, of Ocala: states that a very be planted.. it. nothing is left for the grower.

large percentage of made :groves, that I!, '4. All ,the hay for: the next year C. H. WARD. D. DA WE .

is groves of transplanted trees,. especially saved. No hay will. be, bought and Winter Park ,Crescent City. '

on pine land, will be abandoned; but,little grain. .

but of f natural groves, consisting ot I JOHN L. CARNEY.; I find it very difficult to give anything 1 I. Maybe ten per cent. '

wild sour, trees, budded where they Lake Weir. 'like, a correct reply to the four I 2. None.
stood all "will be restored. Of asked. In
; nearly questions i you have my About double.
''thes Marion county has very (manyon ORANGE COUNTY. judgment not more'than from five to 3. One-hiil l more.
Orange Lake, at Citra, on Silver ten per cent of the groves in ,this immediate -
A good owned by
In personal letter Mr. DudleyW. 5. many groves
Springs run and the Ocklawaha,river. : neighborhood will be aban
non residents have as yet received but
Adams of Tangerine states.thatit
doned of the and
on account freeze,
1 t. Under five per 'cent. is impossible to tell, until a year probably about''' the same per cent of little attention., Owners are waitingto
see how they come out and to study
hence what of will
Abou'th percentage groves
residents will
", twenty per temporarily permanent move away.
be abandoned. If the wealthy non- In the third I prospects.
; one permanently. regard to question, E. S. HUBBARD.
'3. About.double. this year. residents take up their groves and will say our people are so thoroughly Federal Point.

..; 4. About 500 per cent increase. work them, thereby affording employment disheartened on account of the excessive -

'-: :.-. : B. .SUTTON. to the poorer classes,, a good i 'freight rates that they are inclined
'1():.15':' Ca'ndier.i percentage will be reclaimed; but if to plant very little.more' than is nee I. There will be no orange groves
the wealthy growers abandon their for home,consumption. i i about here abandoned that I know of;
; ". -. One out of eighteen groves actually ,' groves, this will force many others to As to hay and grain I think the on the other hand a grove that had
: the same conclusion ultimately. been abandoned several years since,
::.. :.abandoned two others no work acreage will be largely increased.B. .
'h, done on at all since the freeze: B. ELSE. has been bought by J. F. Skees, thenot'ed

: Three groVes sold for nothing, Orlando. fancy poultry raiser of Rochester -.
., and the owners moved I. As to the number of groves that Ohio, and he has had ,itrebudedwith
: : away. will be abandoned it is little
a early the choicest varieties.
._ Much less than last probably. -
,3. .year,
yet to state, 'as a good many 'are being PUTNAM COUNTY. 2. One has moved away and one
cared for in a sort of half hearted way 1. About five per cent. new'comer' has moved in.
Very much more enough to sa've'any.
4.. shipments from the; North and this year to see what they are going,to 2. Four families have left Inter- 3. About the same, except strawber-
of do, and if we don't have a .freeze this lachen on account of the freeze. Two I ries will be increased seventy per cent.
any quantity sweet '
and pindars It is potatoes winter' and they look next spring as I of,these are ,but.a.. temporary removal 4. Fully ten times as much.
planted. top soon I
', to1 tell much about to into ,I though they' were going to do some- until their groves come'in again. 5. The acreage of sweet potatoes is
acreages go .
.:' or 'really much about"I thing, a good many will then go to 3. About the same average will be I four times as much as ever before.
.- Many owners have not been work' in earnest to bring them up. planted in vegetables as last,season : The hay crop is very heavy and being
Most of the in From four five times muchhay
this to
groves vicinity '4., as I harvested in fine condition.
,able to do much to trees and there I
'are still thousands of old, not have had but little done for them since forage and corn has been, raised I 6. Some budded orange trees.are six

sprouted at all. F. G. SAMPSON.stumps 'I the freeze. Most large'seedlings'have this year as last. There is, from present to eight feet high and well branched,

Boardman. been'allowed' to remain without 'cut indications, enough corn and hay and perfectly, free from insects.
ting any of the old wood away. The in this section to run until another : WM. L. ORANGE.

borers are working in them a: good crop. Mannville, Fla.
1. Not more than two cent. I
per deal; whether they will do much harm The freeze was a hard blow to this'
2. Only one family two i -
remains to be seen. section, as it has heretofore depended
cent., I There are quite a number of groves almost;entirely on oranges. Our people There are no orange groves abandoned
G. P. LOVELL. of the I
account freeze that
that have come into the hands of 'the have gone to work on the basis of on

Orange ,Bend.,, mortgagee, but in rriost cases, I think, home production, and have generally know of; no residents leaving on account -
of the Potatoes
they will try and bring them up, As made good crops. This ,policy is to same as
I do not believe that'" any large num ; I said 'before, if the winter''is favorable, be continued, at least until the grovesare last year. Melons and vegetables onej j

ber of ,the orange growers at Ocala'' I think there will'not.. be over ''ten, or' in full bearing again.: The next half. Hay and grain increased 100 '
will abandon their Begin-,I and 200 per cent. Most of 'the or- i
property. twelve per cent of the groves aban- few .years will call for close economy,
ning early next spring they will re-bud doned. I but from present indications the or- ange trees are coming out at ground. 1

the sprouts as they come up from the 2. There have been but -few of 'our ange industry has received but a tem- Palatka. F. A. BEACH.

:.. S j roots, and eventually the groves willS permanent residents 'who'''have moved porary check. So far as my observation -

'be re-made. It will undoubtedly be five or'six' perhaps ''but : from to ninety
,away 'a good goes, eighty per i Forty, probably.
.1 'a good plan to bank the earth, as you many would,go if they had the means. cent of the trees have, sprouted and 2. Ten per cent. J

: : speak of, for a certain number of'I' 3. As long as we have such 'unjustI are making a good, healthy growth.H. 3. Not much difference. I

years until the the trees again get cattle laws, and the railroads persist in G.( HASTINGS. 4. Slight increase. ', s
[,,. ,large. It would be effective against !I charging such outrageous prices on Interlachen. 5. Nearly all the buds, old,and {

r..:. a freeze such as we had last winter. our truck, we grow,;there :is ,notr much young, were killed, except in those (

C. W. WHITE. encouragement left, ,for, us, or much I: 1. None as,yet. groves which were banked. These (

Citra. inducement to,encourage immigration. 2. A small per cent,. and those that buds are doing splendidly. P

't.,". I sold potatos.>and,beans last'season in left are trying to get back, I hear. Nashua. J.- M. DICKINSON, I

t., 1. Probably one-fourth of the groves New York and Philadelphia and in ,,3'. Not one.half of the acreage, as I for A. H. CRANE.

; will be abandoned. ...1 I most cases the freight and -commission hear of. r 1

2. About one-fourth will go or have were more than I received for the 4. Everyone will make what hay i. I presume half the frosted trees

gone off. stuff. It is a good time now ,for men and, corn he will need, potatoes, etc. have not yet been touched. This is

3. No vegetables for market and with money to buy an orange grove There is very little encouragement to a great mistake. I think three-fourths


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of the trees might be saved by proper FLORIDA AT THE" EXPOSITION.,,. Company, of Tallahassee, also has an. State's progress is seriously :handicapped ', ,'"'
care. Many have lost confidence. exhibit,in the Florida space, showingthe without ample school facilities ',
If I have any that I cannot bring up, A Georgia Correspondent's Inter- interesting process pf wine-making in this age of universal education -
I expect to set new trees. By wait-: esting Description of Our in actual operation, while Thomas &, no matter how much wealth
ing the outlook is encouraging. Exhibit at ,Atlanta., Rogers, of Pensacola, add still furtherto lies hidden in its fields and' forests.
2. Some few are away temporarily, t- the novelty( enchanted corner Realizing this the Florida commis.
but will return when confidence is re ,The correspondent: of the "Savan by showing the tranformation of the sioners, whose work shows a'motiveworthy
stored. nah News," writing from'Atlanta, says: tobacco plant into fragrant cigars. of their State, put this educational -
3. Should think fully as much as When Florida people ,come, to the The .tobacco, is shown in all. its stages feature to the front, equal. ,'tiu
last year. Almost every man, black Exposition they will find their State from the growing'plant,'its'curing and importance with the other advantages ,';
and white, has, a good big potato represented in the general agricultural final manufacture and preparation for they have to offer the. world.
patch and plenty of corn housed. building by an exhibit that'will make market. Florida has another unique repre-
4. Two to three times more than them feel proud of 'the ""Land of Colonel 'Chipley, who is doing the sentation on the exposition grounds
ever before. Almost no hay will be Flowers." Although while none the honors, for Florida, is land commis- besides the exhibit in the agricultural
bought about here under present cir less beautiful, it is a ,display, ,that sioner for the Louisville and Nashville building, the Plant system displays.
cumstances. Truly, speaks more for the solid wealth of( Railroad, under the direction of which Florida and the Plant system of rail-
W. W. HAWKINS & SONS. their State than, its scenic enchant- the.display is made., While the 'exhibit ways and steamships are synonymous,
Georgetown. ments. has been arranged with, most although the Plant, system extends
With commendable energy and per- artistic effect, carrying out:to the very into other fields. It, is, however,.re-
POLK COUNTY.. severance, Colonel, D. Chipley, the best advantage the sub-tropical individuality gardedas native to the soil of Florida,
I. Only one small grove abandonedon Florida Commissioner, and his assist- of the State, yet, as already and whatever advances the interests''\'
account of the freeze, and this wasa ants have succeeded in getting their stated is a solid exhibit, made), to ofthe one helps theother.: .
poor one, ill cared for. exhibit in place, just among the"more reflect' the real richness of ,the fruit of The Plant exhibit occupies two mainor
2. No familes have moved away on important and expensive ones, although the Land of Flowers, rather than the' central'buildings located on a commanding -;,
this account, but new ones are com- their goods did not arrive until fragrance of the blossoms. site beside the government
ing in. long alter the products of some of Everything that grows in Florida building. The principal structure, the
3? Probably not more than one- other' States. While the' other large soil is .shown, from the early vegeta one that gives it ,individuality is,built ,
third of a crop will he planted this exhibits in the agricultural building. bles in most tempting array: the sugarcane in the form of a massive pyramid, six-
year as compared with last. were in confusion on the'opening day, grain,corn, oats), millet and :cotton ty feet high and one, hundred feet
4.; Would say fully five times as Colonel Chipley ,had 'the tropical corner to the delicious 'fruits' that 'have square at the base, the face of the
much. as the Florida section known, ever been part of the.fame of the com great, pile being ,veneered wjth> .:phds) *{.
:5. Our groves are growing very in perfect order, ready,to delight ,the monwealth.The phate, ,as a roof covering, :Florida
rapidly=only occasionally a tree dead. eyes and senses of the crowd that swept fruit display is made in great, rocks on two sides, Florida pebbles
Some few trees did not lose "their down upon the Exposition at its chris clear glass jars, some ,of them almostas a third and South'' ,Carolina'phosphateon
leaves-last winter, and,our. trees here ening. While the managers of other large' as a barrel, reflecting the the fourth side. Inside' this mas'' '
ne\rer'did, before. States were up,to their eyes in work, natural ,coloring of the fruit and pro sive and imposing pile, apparently of" '
C. I. PAGE. too busy to take notice/of anything- or ducing ,'a most beautiful effect. In solid? stone, there.is a hall ,nearly) : ,100.
Auburndale. anybody, except their ownaffairs? the the ,collection, are peaches of all. varieties feet square, lighted by glass ,rims, '
latchstring of Florida was hanging on I great, luscious .looking things around the walls at the'ceding 'in the
VOLUSIA COUNTY. the outside, and Commissioner Chit that, almost tempt, one to commit day time, and provided with| myriad
i. I .hear of none. Ten, per cent. ley, 'rotund and genial, did the)honorof theft to obtain possession of them; electric lights for illumination night.In .
in my judgment will be a high esti. his State wi'hin. If there iis any pears with the same, sun-kisses upon this hall the management has col-
mate.; : i merit in the maxim that first impres-' them,as they left the orchards ; grapes, lected a most useful exhibitof, natural ,
\ ,
'2. I know of none who have gone sions are best; then Florida carries:off figs, apples, 'pomegranates, strawber woods, fibres, fruits and vegetables,
permanently) ; not one per cent. any- I, the roses in'the agricultural building. I ries that fairly fascinate the eye; blackberries orange treee and banana plants, t9b c-
way. A few have gone temporarily. It is characteristic of the age.to admire I to the number of 400 immense co, phosphate, kaolin, products: of tke
3. Not-one-half so many as, last things that are up to date "in the carriers (?), representing thousands of farm and garden, vineyard and orchard -
year. push," as it were, saying which means gallons ; whortleberries, and ,to cap and the sea and rivers have'
4. Five times as much anyway, if that Florida, by being ready ini. ,the them all, fifteen hundred glass jars, even been sounded to produce 'specimens
not more, C. F. A. BIELDY. field, with a perfect show when the of jellies and preserves, showing the for the display. There is also a
DeLand. Exposition opened, already ,has ,the ,capabilities of the Florida fruits and handsome collection of manufactures;
.prestige in her class. the genius of her housewives.But representative of the Plant system' ter'
I. None. The Florida exhibit, or West Flori-- Florida is not satisfied with ritory, and a display of woman's work.
2. Three per cent., but another fam- da, as it is entered, is located in the making such 'a magnificent display of The other building known' as the
ily purchased the place and moved in. northwestern corner of ,the big agri- fruits and the like. ,Apparently she annex of the Plant ,System,,containsthe
3. One hundred and twenty per cent. cultural building, occupying 3,000 is ambitious, for ,there is a comprehensive railway and steamship exhibit of
4. Two hundred per cent. square feet of floor space. Had the naval stores exhibit, with a the company, showing model ,freight
The foregoing is for Hawks Park. State paid for the space at the rate section of a.'turpentine; farm, showing train, with cars half size, models of l locomotives
New Smyrna's report would be : No charged regular exhibitors, it would how it is gathered, together with all and steamships of,the company : ,
groves abandoned; No. 2, about 8 per have cost just $3,000. The northernend other things, that would, come under with a great many other' i interesting -
cent, but they all went south to Bis- is the choice spot of the agricultural the head, of naval stores. and instructive things connec '
cayne Bay or Lake Worth to raise early building,,,on account of the vari- In forestry there varietiesof ed with railway and water, transportation. -.
are 200
vegetables or'to work for others. Mostof ous advantages of eligibility, proximityto .
woods shown in two-foot lengths, .
them are likely to return as soon as the main entrances, the grounds, ,
and in the natural
partly polished partly -
conditions improve here. I have just etc. The \Vest Florida display will Worms on Cucumbers.
made short, trip to the interior, and I undoubtedly receieve more attention state: These specimens came from Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
the State Agricultural College at Lake Can tell what)' will' kill
me a
find no groves, in the sections tra- there than any other location, althoughthe you
versed, in as good condition as those fame,of the Land of Flowers is City. After'being used to educate green worm that eats cucumber vines
the youth of the State they have been I. have a fine lot and do not care :to;
here. I have a very small crop of such that,it is one of the first things
sent out now to tell to the world the have them spoiled. Answerby._ mailjlj .
this visitors about when ;
oranges year, Expect quite a that maKe inquiry
wonderful story of Florida's forest also if a preparation where I can get it., ,
little crop' of coarse fruit next year, the round of the State exhibits is be-
wealth. Some of the timbers
: cypress F. WETHERBEE, -i ,
one 'in
arid, a better 1897-98. Four
gun.In shown are sawed six, feet square, Martin, 'Fla.
will about back in the exhibit the counties
years put me orange repre-
which is an unusual find in 1\\
article of tobacco
cypress Try a good dust
where I before
tree surface to was the sented are Escambia, Santa Rosa,
freeze. W. S. HART. Washington, Calhoun,Walton, Holmes, logs. well sprinkled over the vines, or' a'-
Hawks Park. Jackson and Franklin. Alongside of this there is a rare solution of tobacco, or one part Paris<:
of sawed two feet to eight air slacked 'e: "
S4 Dade county has a separate displayof specimen juniper, green parts : .
Miss: Louise McShane is the happy plants, occupying a position adjoin- square, with some five specimens of .4 I '
possessor of the only live guava grow- ing the West Florida' section, proper,' pine timber. Cigar manufacturing is in its infancyhere
ing in these parts bearing fruit.} The and being in reality practically 'included Another department of the exhibitis ,yet, but a moderate estimate
secret is, they were "bent over and in the main exhibit, although devoted to the public school sys- places the amount of cant .\ '
covered up with sand," just before the West Florida's modesty forbids her tem of'the' State, which, makes a very have betn'paid out during,: this, the-
disastrous freeze came and were kept from laying claim to anything not legitimately fine,'showing, with, charts, maps, his- first, month by Messrs: Jrlirschberg&' ,
covered 'until the iyth of April.-San her own. 'I, torical information and photographsof Rosenberg at ten' thousand J dollars., .....:-)' I'
Mateo Item. The Dubois Wine Manufacturing many of the school buildings. A T a'II a h asseean. *..l. v: 'L.* *.I' ." '

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roots are more' bother as a general Tobacco. a few choice hogs, which I fatten in
J thing in cultivating than they are val. the fall, besides thirty or forty chick.

Edited by JOHN B. BEACH Melbourne, Fla. uable as, a mulch. Tobacco-Growing. ens. To add to this supply haul out
Mark off the fields in squares twen- Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: from Jacksonville a great,many wagon
Notes on Pine Culture-No. 2. to inches and loads of from the stables.
ty twenty-two apart pre- I have tobacco for four manure livery
In planting pines; it is best to secure pare the slips by cutting off the dry Florida grown, but I had to raise three yearsin All these accumulations are'spread out

the largest* .and finest slips regardless butt half or three quarters of an inch before I felt enough confidencein wide in my lot, rooted over by the pigs,
of ,price. It is far cheaper, deep, and if you wish knock off fouror myself to attempt to "process" and scratched over by the chickens and
in the long run to pay double f for a five of the lower scale-like leaves. manufacture it myself.' But I saved made into excellent manure. I use
slip which will make a fine plant anda Drop the slips at the intersections of all that I raised for three nothing else, -no cottonseed, no com-
up years
large apple in two years than to obtain the checks and, plant three ,to four and for a year past I have been mak mercial fertilizer; but of this lot ma-
smaller ones at a less expense and inches deep with'the aid of a pointed it into from nure I use an abundance. Last springI
ing cigars, employing two
cultivate ,them two years and then stick or dibble. Be careful not to hands hauled out eighty one-horse loads
to four, expert nearly all the
find that fifty per cent of them have plant them so deep that the sand may while. I have no trouble in sellingall per acre, and it paid me, too. Your
gotten; stunted or diseased, may have: wash into the center with the rain as in readers will believe me when I tell
been,killed by being sanded and onlya there will be of their my cigars Jacksonville at prices
danger becoming which make tobacco them that I harvested from my best
my net me a great
small' percentage will produce fine stunted or "sanded" by it and obligedto deal more than it would if sold in the acre between goo and 1,000 pounds. of
fruit.. Just as much labor, and fertilizer send 'up a new heart or'sucker cured tobacco.
case-more .I believe than
firmly ,
will be expended and the returns will from below before they can make any nineteen twentieths of the of A. E. LINDSLEY.
be far below what they might "sanded" is also growers
very growth. slip North Jacksonville.
Florida net for their tobacco. Still, I
have, been. more liable to the attacks of insects.
advise .
should not any grower to go to

Small slips; if planted in very But the slip should be' set. as deep as
rainy weather, when the rains can it can be without leaving it open to processing and manufacturing his own Outlook for Florida Tobacco."A .
tobacco before he has had least
be ,counted upon every day for several this danger'in i order that its butt may 1 have.at as few years ago I was in 'Pennsyl-
weeks, until the plants are rooted be down as far as possible in the many years experience as vania and went down to Lancaster
deep,and well established, will do as moist sand and safe from well as any. But such weather can its roots are getting started.. sand-ten to fourteen feet to clay- raised in that county is poor,
never be secured and if a drouth There are various methods of plant practically without bottom. Hence I but the people who raise it are so rich
strikes us even after two or three ing which possess 'certain advantages, think I may say, without being accused that the county is said to be the rich-
weeks the slips may become dried but this is the ,most generally adopted of boasting at all, that my ex- est agricultural community in the en-
and stunted, insects get a foothold on plan. Some plant say 12x24 so as to perience ought to be of more value to tire world. What is the reason of it ?
readers who live in the
them and the field be ruined beyond cultivate one way longer than can be your peninsula Why, it's plain enough. Those longheaded -
would be
than that of the Gads-
,repair. conveniently done ''twenty inches proper Lancastrians don't sell tobacco;
The large slips :with heavy butts square. Some plant two slips together den county that growers soil is for the like simple they sell cigars, and mighty poor ones,
when planted reach down to moist at each check instead of one to reason my more that too; but there's as good a market for
South Florida than it is like
earth and go right ahead growing and shade the ground quicker. of that of such cigars as for any others, and as
pushing down their roots unchecked When slips are set more to the acre West or Middle Florida. And the fact the business is a side issue with those
:. : by slight drouths. Vigorous ,to begin by either method a proportionate in. that my cigars (when made by thor people, and as they make their own
with they maintain their vigor from crease per acre in fertilizing must be ,' ough experts, of course) have been cigars in the winter, when work is
the start. Slips should be eight inches observed. After planting dont be pronounced by competent judges who slack, they are among the solid men
long at least and ten or twelve if pos- afraid to hoe too much. It cannot be knew nothing of their origin, fully of the county."
sible. And if they weigh four ounces done. Don't wait for weeds to appear equal if not superior to the Gadsden I begin to see what you. are drivingat
it is better than if county cigars ought certainly to be said the
apiece they weighed (as they are slow to do in new reporter.
only three.It spruce pine land), but run the scuffle encouraging sands in to South the owners of very "It's plain enough. I, don't care
.is also best to plant as early in the hoe once a month, or oftener if light Florida. how poor Florida tobacco may be,
season as large-slips can be obtained, possible, and if your land is cleared MANURE.. there will be a market for the cigars
so as to give the plants the benefit of well enough you may save labor by At present the prospective grower made from it, and the cheaper the
as much warm weather and rain the using a wheel hoe at first till the has nothing to do but to be collecting : cigar the better the demand. But
- first season as possible. Clear the plants take possession of the ground. his manure and his seeds. In such there will be no money in, it for our
land thoroughly of every root, ex- After that only the scuffle hoe will be light soils as mine manure is of immense people unless they make up their own
" cept the spruce-pine stumps, which safe. importance. I have a barn lot tobacco into cigars ; and I hope to see
.' .\'" may be allowed to remain, and --.. *.--- -. in which I pen every night twelve or the day when every farm'er in South
j clear: off the waste trash and burn A lime tree on Mr. J. '0 Walton's fifteen head of cows and dry stock, and Florida will! :,have his tobacco-patch,
f},: :, it. It is best to grub the land place in Titusville is now in bloom, al- to make sure of having them there every like those fellows up in Pennsylvania,
r' over thoroughly before burning any though it was killed to the ground by night I pay a pickaninny fifty cents a' and his little'cigar manufactory as well.
thing so as to save all the leaf mold the freeze of last winter.-Titusville week to herd and drive them up at He will then get all there is in the leaf

'.from.., fire, but the sticks and small\ Advocate.. night. Then ,I. have always on handS from harvest to the wholesale, dealer. ,







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and I sincerely hope that the short dinary feeding, it is best for finishingoff. POPULAR POULTRY FARM\
"supply in Cuba may start our peopleon It gives the meat a bright golden ,
the road to prosperity.TampaTimes. yellow as well rounded
as plump
forms. The cockerels should not be A PO P KA, FLO R I DA.

kept until too old. When 'their tails

Burning Quality of Tobacco. begin to turn they should be fattened .+ 'THOROUGHBRED. .r .

To one plat was applied,sulphate of for market. The best 'time for fatten- INDIAN GAMES. ; .
the .betore
potash at the rate of 560 pounds per ing pullets is just they are Good General Purpose Fowl., Best Table Fowl known.
ready to lay. Cockerels thus fattened
acre, to another t the same'quantity of!
carbonate of potash, and to a thirdno early will weigh heavy and bring good BLACK MINORCAS.
fertilizer. Stable manure was used prices, but if they are kept within Greatest layer of large, White Eggs.

on all plats in the preceding fall. To sight of pullets during confinement I BLACK LANGSHANS. :"

avoid the loss of nicotine and other they will wear themselves out tryingto General purpose Fowl Best Asiatic for. Florida' .

substances, the samples of leaves for When escape.properly'fattened the FOWLS FOR SALE.ZUZ: EGGS IN SEASON.A ;: .
analysis were dried at a temperatureof
be dressed according to the rules few Cockerels at $t 50 and $z oo. Will cost more next month. Buy now and Save' so .per
only 50 to 60 C. The more cents. Fowls shipped at single express rates. One half the usual cost.
laid down the best
by marketmen.
mature the leaves on the same plant
the greater was the ash content. The Attractiveness sells the birds in the MEAT MEAL, CRYSTAL GRIT, OYSTER SHELL, ETC.

fertilizers were apparently without in- cities, and if fat and well dressed they S. S. DeTA1 TOY. PROP. _.
will command better
prices. Fat J
fluence on the centage of total
ash. The chlorin was least when carbonate i plump, fowls look best and sell best, Having other property will sell my Orange and Poultry Farm located on .LakeApopka. 18
if dry picked, but the labor of this Acres, 12 in Grove. Good building, stock implements etc. Bargain price. Terms easy;.or will
of potash was used. The fertilizers exchange for well located property. Write.
did not increase the percentage process prevents many from adopting
it. But it makes difference
a of several -
of potash in the leaves. The cents a pound in the markets and ing 'quantities. The drinking water on the benefits of the no-fence law, he
tobacco with best burning quality was certainly pays in the end. When must be carefully looked to, as also can probably tell ,us in what way the
produced on the plat receiving car- chickens are scalded the plumpness the quantity and character of all other farmers are to be, benefitted by it, or''
bonate of potash,- the next best on the obtained by good fattening disappears foods given. Exercise must be pro- is it entirely for the benefit of tourists
plat fertilized with sulphate of potash. moted in all and and hotel ?
and the meat shrivels up and looks ways possible, a good keepers
The leaves from different parts of the standard of cleanliness be In with
dry and drawn. This. of itself would rigorously comparing Florida the
plant varied greatly in burning quality injure the prospects of a fine plump maintained ,i in all their surroundings.If Northern and Western States,please .
; the bottom leaves had the highestash pullet. Dry picked poultry retain this be conscientiously done, success remember that while the fertile Soil of
content and burned best.Experiment the natural looks and plumpness for will surely follow.-Fancier's Re- the latter is well adapted to all

Station Record. weeks after death. From twelve to view. branches of agriculture, Florida, landis
twenty hours before killing let the better suited to stock raising thanto

Poultry. pullets and cockerels go without any Live Stock. anything else, and even for that a
food so that their crops will.not be full wide range is necessary. .
Consider also that while Florida is
------------------------------------------------ of corn. A Pasture.
Edited by S. S. DeLANOY Apopka, Fla. In killing cut the vein in the neckor Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: sparsely populated and has .only a few
... .... ..
: inside the mouth. This causes the I am desirous of making a perma- cities in its 60,000 square miles, the
The Proper Marketing for Poultry. least pain to the fowl, and makes the nent pasture to feed a cow on. The other States mentioned are' .thickly
The season for poultry begins in the work quick and neat. Hang the land I want to use is an old cotton settled in the rural districts and: .havea
fall,and continues through.the winter, fowls by the feet immediately so that field, on which .1 can raise about eight large number ot cities and towns.
and poulterers make their greatest all the blood will flow out while the bushels corn per acre-formerly ham- Because the 'no fence law'is a goodone
profit at this time, but the proper pre- bodies are warm. After death dry mock.I for such sections of the country
paration of the birds for markets determines -. pick the bodies before t warmth has have seen in the FRUIT-GROWER are we to suppose that it would i be

the amount of profits obtained left them. Leave the crop, intestines, several letters on the subject; in par- equally good in Florida where thereare
from them that owners cannot study feet and head as they are, and, do not ticular one on the pasture Mr. Flagleris thousands of acres of land practi-
the question too much or too often.A remove them. Take the birds down making, I believe, at St. Augustine. cally useless ,except for grazing pur-
great deal of the poultry sent to and wash them in cold water thor- I have tried Japan clover, but could poses? ;
market sells as second class, going to oughly, and then wipe them with a not get'it' to sprout.If Is it just to make laws to please the
the restaurant and cheap hotel trade, dry cloth. Hang them up then in a' you could give'me any informa- tourist and fill the pockets oft hotel
and the growers hardly realize enoughto cool place. Ducks and ,geese shouldbe tion as to what kind to try, how and keepers and. merchants but which
pay for their feed and transportation treated in the same way. Turkeys' when to plant,should be much obliged.J. cause incalculable loss to the farmer?
rates. Very frequently the whole should never be scalded, but always D. RUSSELL. It behooves Florida. ,to care for the
cause of this is in poor dressing and dry picked. When' the meat is dry Gainesville, Fla. interests of her own children first.

preparation.Two and cold the fowls can be packed. for We. have uniformly recommendedthe If visitors are not suited with the
weeks before the poultry is to condition of things i in Florida they :
shipment, using clean,boxes or barrels carpet or Louisiana grass (paspa
be killed for market they should be with layers of dry straw between each lum platycauti) for this purpose, and have a large country from which to
separated from the rest of the flock, half dozen birds. The box or barrel see no reason to change our advice.A choose a stopping place, and, as for i
and be confined in small yards by the "tourist investing in a hog-town" :
should hold from 100 to 150 pullets, few days ago a subscriber at Zell-:
themselves. Here they should receivethe and they should be packed snugly so wood, who tried some of the cuttingsof perhaps the town will be as well off
best care, and be made happy and without the investment, especially if
bounce around in this
as not to transporta grass on very light sandy land,
contented as much as possible. They tion.Germantown' Telegraph. called on us and stated that he was I the said tourist has a desire to{ have
should_ be fed and watered systemati- ....... well satisfied :with his experiment.The I the laws of the State moulded ,to r suit
cally, in order to make them put on Cleanliness in Food. small patch that he planted is the his convenience.
flesh rapidly. If they see other fowlsat An onion fed to growing,fowl will, particular choice of his mules; it is ina R. E. M. :
large they wfll want to get out, and in ten days' time, affect the flavor'of large pasture, but whenever he turns Melrose, Fla. '

will worry and fret away their fat. its flesh. It is 'unreasonable to sup- them loose they always go first of all .. .
Consequently they should be shut up pose that the filthy barnyard pool, to this little bit of carpet grass. Finally
where they cannot see the others. The from which many a goodly'flock is he was obliged to fence it off, as they Wine making has become' quite an
old-fashioned way of shutting them up obliged to drink, will affect it any the in grazing tore up the ends of the extensive industry at Welaka. Five
under small coops is not at all satis- less. The quality of the food will tender creepers to such, an extent thatit hundred barrels or more have been
factory. A bird confined in such unpleasant make the quality of the meat, and it was prevented from spreading. You made there and in that vicinity this

quarters, watching the other is not unreasonable to suppose that ought to be able to find, this grass season, and next year at least two
birds walking around at liberty, is not disease and ill-health may be contracted growing around Gainesville. thousand barrels will be made from
apt to put on much..flesh. They needa from this source. Let us be i \ domestic and foreign grapes.FloridaFacts.
yard big enough for them to move careful, then, that we supply none but No-Pence Law. .
around in comfort, and one that is healthful and nutritious food to our Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower:
scrupulously clean. feathered friends. This proposition I have just read "Hogs and Tour- Many of the orange growers now believe -
Besides fattening food the poultry implies more than may be at first real-- ists" in THE FARMER AND FRUIT they will have pretty fait crop
thus'shut up for the market should ized. It means that no more soft GROWER of September 2ist and would of oranges in 1897. The trees are doing -
have plenty of grit and fresh water. stuffs, such as bran, cooked kitchen like to ask' Mr. Robertson. 'a few ques- remarkably well, and are puttingon
Use corn chiefly as a fattening food. scraps and the like, may be fed,unless tions. an excellent growth.-Daytona Ga
While this may be too heating for or upon clean boards, and then in spar- As he seems to be so well, posted zette.

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S News.The terest in this handsome vine is '' :
;tat Our Rural Home. abated, ; The pericarp begins to I

and soon a large, purple and
refreshing sight of a shipmentof Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS. round, seed pod is' seen that in 'i
eleven boxes of Florida orangeswas St. Thomas. Fla. way, is as unique as the blossom. $>

to be had in a Plant :System rail- The White Mexican Ipom a. ten we find some choice plant very .
road depot in South Florida this appointing in one particular-it I
week. This was perhaps the first Under an archway formed by vines, "shy bearing;" that is, seldom .
shipment made this year and was buta whose odors scent the evening air, 1 tures its seed. Why, we do not .
harbinger of better times to come to sit in the evanescent twilight of a long derstand:: the plant, sometimes, se
the fruit growers of Florida. It is :to southern summer day. At one side a exhausted with the effort made to ment Remedy,of for the treat- .
be regretted though that the shipmentwas Madeira vine is twined, on the otheran duce the beautiful only-the flowerwithout

made so early in the season.- Ipomcea and Thunbergias mingle regard to any future (as EXHAUSTION :
Leesburg Commercial. their pale yellow blossoms everywhere, people are perfectly satisfied with ,

There comes to the "Times" an as- while here 'and there hang, in twos entirely ornamental existence- Aggravated forms of

suringcomfort and great returns for theorange' and threes, the pretty striped bells of, liife, in its full sense-without
grove owners of South Florida; Bryanopsis-giving the touch of bril- thought of future usefulness). It Palpitation of the Heart

groves wherethe'trees, .were not killed l liancy needed-and the green bal- tainly is due to some deficiency in
and it is this fact: tobacco grown loons of'the Love-in a puff dangle on physiological organization of the ; sour after eating ? Are
among orange trees takes upon itself a their thread-like stems. The Madeira but, perhaps, it is a wise provision and excited ? Do
flavor not to be duplicated nor: equaled I vine 'Jfeathery; ,sprays are waving,above Nature, for some writer says, that : morning tired and un-
under,any other condition. The why my head ; they attach themselves, surface a thousand times more a bad taste in the

and wherefore of this cannot be explained whenever' there is an opportunity, to ed than that of our globe would sensation at-
but'the 'fact remains that:: the to some, more sturdy climber, such as be sufficient for the vegetation feelings in the

best'.Cu ban tobacco is grown among the moonflower. that grows so, vigor the seeds of one single year would
orange ees.-Tampa Times. ously at my right hand, the handsomest duce, if all should be ,developed. and restless ?

There may be danger in eating one I possess, and one worthy to However, one of the pleasures thump and cause you
fresh pork in this section as many I enshrined. in song and, story and from growing ,flowers is sharing after climbing a flight

fear that the hogs,may contain poison painted in pictures; It, is, indeed, ,a our friends, and I am pleased'to you to lie on the left
enough to either kill or make a great "living icture"-this hybrid night tice that this unequaled tropical ,
bloomer-Ipomcca Mexicana. Hybrida climber to memory, dimness
number very, 'sick. One of the menwho''kill ing seems anticipate
and sell hogs said he refusedto Alba-that commands admiration' from wishes in this respect, as, :though of mind and gloomy

buy hogs that'' were" located near every passerby; although it is only late planted, it is already mean that 'you'are
small towns the people ,who livedin when the shades of night begin to fad} fullof, the, singular seed pods. It Dyspepsia 'and Nervous
them were so exasperated that ,they and then and all through the silent gan blooming many weeks
tried to poison the hogs that were hours, that it clothed, in all its glory other moon flowers. As several varieties' remedy extant that
doing a great deal of damage. He -holding' up its ,large snow-white of ipomcea' are perennial, I for this class of trou-

cites Ormond as having suffered much.Everyone chalices to' catch the dews of heaven.Late cerely hope this will prove to be.

in that town had: ,owing to in the spring, ,I received from, MINNIE GILMORE MILLS.St. -
the hard times, tried to raise sweet H. G. Hastings & Co., a large: pack Thomas, Fla.Country.
potatoes and the hogs destroyed nearly age of various kinds of flower ds. ,', *_.. CO11POIJND
will be It was, I considered, too late for Boys. .
every'patch. Hog ,meat' as '
dangerous'peach leaf feaDaytona'Gazette. : many of them-; but I could not ,resist, From the Florida Ruralist.- so'S has resisted the usual
the ,temptation to try this novelty. A stranger; riding over New we are particularly
Some accident happened to every land hills' and seeing the poverty yon give this compound
Last in
Saturday was a busy day plant that 'appeared above the surfaceof the soil, said to his companion a N"
Tallahassee. in
Early the morning the It I do relief in every case and
ground, except one. grew England farmer, not see
tobacco1 the should
number of
wagons, to" your money
well "waxed weeksran Th'
tn two raise here.
about" thirty delivered their valuable strong, you can anything to produce the most grat-
rampant and had to be secured to reply,was, "'It is true we cannot
loads 'of fine cigar tobacco at the 'El
Provedo and received checksin the' door way by strong nails and! much from the soil, so we,build that the appellation
factory does not to
stout cord-was soon sending out houses and raise men.
various from the
amounts proprietors slender branches that lay on the In the great effort to get Compound.
Messrs. &
Hirschberg Rosenberg, ground, (like the supple Madeira vine.) and induce manufacturers to come put up by a leading
to gladden'' their hearts. Cotton wag- The Ipomcea family is noted for its the:'South, laudable undertakings, has made stomach and
ons rolled, in during the day to the beauty in Florida, but' this is the finest efforts in that direction should not a specialty and for years.
establishment of R. A. earnestly
weighing' Capt. ,
Shine which in conditionsold' variety I have seen. The stem is glab- abated, the raising of men should to write us' for the
: good rous, the leaves smooth (yet there is an be ''neglected. We have in CARBO DIGES-
for good prices. The receipts up almost imperceptible down, to a very ; college at Winter Park, and the which we will mail
to Saturday night were 275 bales, be- sensitive'touch), of a rich green, beau cultural college at Lake City, Fla. that they may satisfy
ing three times as much ,as harmless character and
were re- '
tifully heart-shaped and veined, and very good manufactories for the .
ceived'up to that date last the
many of them measure nine inches in pose, but we need an advanced
bales, Capt. Shine says, being the length by eight in '''breadth. The foliage school system in both town and Compound
heaviest he has'ever weighed and
the 'prices about' cent higher, makes it eminently a shadegiving try where our youth shall be remedy that
than last season.Tallahasseean.40 per 'vine. The flowers are of ivory either for college or made It has succeeded
whiteness, with tubes five or six inches farmers): or artisans., The subjeet remedies have failed.
Over 25,000 pounds of Gadsden long, of a greenish tint that extends, pertinently handled in the everywhere.; $1.00
county tobacco was unloaded and in rays, on the under side, almost to extract from the Southern of to any address in

paid for at the Tallahassee cigar factory the: edge of 'the corolla, which is scal- every word of which we endorse. that we price.cheerfully refund

Saturday. We are indeed loth loped. The texture is fine and satiny, South can never rise to its full are not eatiafacto-
to believe that the rumor current upon differing from other ipomceas in this respect opment without facilities for if your druggist does
our streets 'to the effect that there is that the flower is more substantial ing home-made men : :
no market for 'tobacco in Tallahasseeis yet the tube is quite brittle. The While we are interesting to

true, but we are informed such is buds, during the day on which theyare about these material matters, MFG. CO.
the grapevine news being circulatedall to spread, are very lovely, and may why not locate many, first class i ,
over Gadsden county;, and, fur be clipped off for vases. The floweris tories for making citizens" right KAS.
Kirk & Co., Main and For-
ther, we understand, the grower is five or six inches across-about the the best citizens are needed.; ,
told 'that should he sell his tobacco size of an ordinary table saucer-the two enterprises work in admirable

here he will have to wait for his largest blossom I have known any ipo- I! mony. Indeed, they are ETC. FREE.
morjey. We assert for the benefit of mcea to produce, and if there is one I ent, so much so that we cannot! ,
those whom this item concerns that larger I have never heard of it. I successful material development and Cotton get by States return and mail Interna-a beau-

cash was paid for the 25,000, pounds In the morning sunshine the deli. out corresponding educational ; postage prepaid, and your
sold here and that cash printed in the Atlanta Journ.
Saturday, cate edge of the corolla turns inward, vance. special Mail: Order'Directory"
awaits all tobacco of a marketable and the outspreading portion is soon Just as', the factories for and hundreds of mail
will send sample books,
value delivered, .in this' city.. -.Flor-, .' withered, while the tube remains firm cloth do best when taken to'the you I
idian. all day But after it has fallen the in-. where'the raw material is grown, I of COMMENCE Atlanta, Ga.,

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5 "factories: for ,making citizens" do Farm and Garden Notes. for local markets if necessary. ton! the most valuable cotton grotyn., I '\ .

.. i best and most. profitable work H. G. HASTINGS.- Have your soil thoroughly preparedfree thrives in this State, as does. gjsfo: the I 1

, ([en taken to the place where the We wish to make correction of an from trash, grass and roots. Sow common staple. Seed is sown in""''PWi. i.

J.. ,jbryo citizen is found. error in our article of last month. In- the seed and cover one inch and FIRM and cotton picking, begins, JuijT-btJ. ; :

It.is not 'necessary to discuss, bee stead of it being "But rates of freightdid THE SOIL AFTER SOWING. If the Soil August. Cassava is said to be corn,"

| observant peoplethe; comparae not have anything to do 'with it" is firmed there will not be any com- potatoes, and wheat to the Florida

character of country and citys. when speaking of the poor returns for plaint about seed not coming up. Be farmer. The ane'is planted'in March,

r vegetable crops, it should read "Ratesof sure that you get the genuine Bermuda April, or May, and the tubers are ripe
)JV e cannot do without cities in our freight did not have everything to onion seed. It costs more than enough (for use about October, and

... item of civilization-they have do with it." We greatly regret this the spurious Italian stock sold as Ber- can be gathered as needed ,.\ ,
in associah muda New York seedsmen but the the fall and claim
(ir uses .advantages error on the part of the printer as the by winter. Farmers
transportation, business, corn- article in question has been largely crop is worth something when grown, that one acre of cassava will fatten

., ; free. and social advantages, but they copied throughout the state. a thing that cannot be said of the twenty hogs. Sugar cane is grown:by

(not 'make the best environment for October gardening is practically a spurious stock. nearly every planter, large:and'' small!,

' jfs. The city has hidden in its en- continuance of planting the same varieties Almost every family gardener likesa all over the State. The'cane is planted!
bnments many seductive and hurt- in the spring, and one planting will !r
as in September except the ten- small patch of celery. The difficulty -
linfluences that engender evil and der vegetables liable to be injured by seems to be in getting the young last!;'for several years. It is'cut in Oc-
1 only.? Most of the evils prevaovetthe tober or November, after which the
,; light frosts. For beets, cabbage, caul- plants from seed.There are compar- "
|; : country have their;origin iflower, turnips, onions and lettuce, I itively few that are successful in growing sugar grinding and syrup making"sea-?" '" 't::

suggestion in the city or city surmdings. October is much more favorable month it from the seed and they are usually soncommences.; Sweet potatoes-'are: s;; ? "".:.
The place for young boys than September. We are less liable I practical market gardeners. Celery bedded in March, and rows from these ":' )','''
fst be found in the country. This I beds are planted iri the field as soon **=? tl.' :
to extreme heat, that dries out our culture in Florida has reached a
\ is made eminently and forcefully as possible in order to make vines for ,
loose soils rapidly and greatly inter- : stage this year that young plants readyfor
I in the history of country boys fers with seed germination, often setting in the open can be furnished the general planting, which begins as
0 take up subsequent city life. it I soon as the rainy reason sets-in. ''New:
making a total failure. Insects are from October to December. We '
e conservative and wholesome in- sweet potatoes can be dug in July, but f]
also less troublesome and the plantsare believe that celery will prove, in time, '
that the and the is not. harvested ,in "
nces strength 'crop uhtil.late
and grow better than one of Florida's best market crops.
:jh character of many of our lead- the fall. .Oats are sown in November -;:

cities to day.is found in the strong and harvested i February7;-or;

I al and intellectual force of coun- March. Rice may be; planted from'? ;''

boys, who shape the policy and March to June; harvest, time occur-',
rain the evils of the town. ,III ring four months later. Cabbages ands:

ust as our cotton is being shipped tomatoes in. Florida are classed under

... Massachusetts for manufacture, the head of large farm crops. Cabbages -
1 loss and a disadvantage, so our are transplanted from November

ys'are being transported from the to January, according, to the section

ntry to the cities and towns to be of the Stat .. They are harvested from:i

de into citizens at even greaterage February to ]May.\ Tomato plants are

to society and the common- set out in the fields from the middle of .
alth. r U September to the middle of Decem'

he cornerstone of a successful \ ber., Shipping begins:;..e r1r- Febru-: ,

.' ublic is the country school house, ary,,as a rule, and continues un.til.May\ '.
It t as' sure 'as its ideal citizen is foundhe T or June, or till the supplyof: tomatoesfrom ..

development of a virtue loving, other States makes shipment from '
% :: tii lilt Florida unprofitable. ':
lligent country boy. ,
On all land'that is under cultivation
Tourists as a Crop. '
tri r in the winter months an abundance of
r. P. J.' Nevins, writing in the
grass of different varieties springs up .
rida Star, says : Look at the placesover
as soon as the rainy season begins.
have been
our country This can be cut in time to prepare/the',/
!It etc., by the incoming of the
.up element. This represents a Florida Cow, but not of the scrub kind, that feeds on land for fall crops. Beggar.weed sown
lth and pleasure seeking
ad in view the resorts along thew wire grass, gives little or no milk, and makes poor, stringy beef, and ekes on the land used for winter crops will, ,

: Jersey coast, the Adirondacks out a living by nocturnal trespass. This cow is of gentle breed, gives a fine start with the rainy 'season and makea "

Other places where there is noth- flow of milk, but it has all been taken for toll. Her owner has about cometo good crop by August. This can be. I,
will of the milk. cut ''and cured, and another crop will
produced,, but where the resident the conclusion that he stop feeding get some grow from the stubble. The' second '

)ulation has become prosperous, growth makes ;the best hay and is i
ive and numerous from no other from seed germinating in the extreme On the farm preparations should be easily cured. Cow also>make a I
se than the expenditure and in- made for sowing a good supply of peas > '
stock food if planted' in 'the
heat.October good
tments of these people. To my is the month in which seed Rust Proof oats. They make good spring and harvested as soon as the _
nd this element is going to makeIf for the market crops of onion and hay and grain. If you want a past- mature. These can be :
felt on this coast of ours within cabbage is sown. These two crops ure for stock there is nothing better to and other'"

; next few years. The, most patent have been covered by previous arti- than Florida rye. On pine lands fruit grown culture.as adjuncts orange '.

1 for itand the .strongest advertisent cles in the Ruralist. A few words both rye and oats should have 250 to

; for us is system of .roads that will not be out of.place however. I 300 pounds of cotton seed meal per .

hi 1 make our section talked of as pe We are'opposed".to).the idea of sow- I acre, If the rye is to te; grown for Deafness Cannot be Cured

ll liar and unique in having them, ing cabbage seed in the ground where grain potash should be added. local as they cannot
is is.one. good reason for shell the plants are to stand. Nothing is Ground tobacco stems give the best reach the diseased portion of the ear.

ds, 1 But:) by no means the only one. gained in earliness, in fact the trans- results with rye. There is only way to cure deafness, and .;
s 4 planted; plants mature first ; it is a -- .. .---- that is by constitutional remedies. Deaf
Valuable Letters.tor waste of seed ; the germination being I Time of Planting Crops in Florida. ness is caused by an inflamed condition. ,
Farmer and
of the mucous::: lining of the Eustachian ;
have just finished reading No. 2 much lower than in a seed bed where'a Tube. When this.tube is inflamed you
Mr. Brown's Apicultural Items, proper amount of water can be ap For the benefit of new. agricultural have a rumbling sound or imperfect

d I wish to say that I find them very plied. The plants from open .ground residents in Florida, where seasons are hearing, and when it is entirely closed,
luable articles for the novice in bee- sowing are seldom as vigorous as from so unlike those to which they have Deafness is the result, and unless the inflammation

epmg in this State. It is seldomt seed bed. been accustomed, we give from the can be taken out and ,this ,

I run across writings of this classt This open ground seed sowing is "Citizen" the times of planting and tube hearing restored will be to destroyed its normal' forever condition;. nine, ,

I can so fully endorse in nearlyery practiced extensively with both cabbage harvesting the principal Florida crops. cases out of ten are caused by catarrh,
particular, as I can this and the and tomato and in neither one It will be well for new comers to keep which is nothing but an inflamed condition .

mer letter of Mr. Brown publishedyour have we ever been able.to see whereit this for reference. of tI* e mucous surfaces.: ,
the "Corn is planted in March\ and We will give One Hundred Dollars for
be paid
I shall glad to grower.As
paper. ,case of Deafness (caused by catarrh)
is about the any
,ve these letters continued until they to the.onion crop, we consider it April. Fodder pulled that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh. ., ,
ver the whole field of the industry the safest one to plant for market. It middle of July, and the ears are left Cure. Send for circulars free. '

this State. W. S. HART. is not a fancy price crop but:one thatis I on the stalks until fall, wen they are F. J. CHENEY & CO.;, Toledo, O.'

Hawk's'' Park, Fla, not very perishable and can be held I gathered and cribbed. Sea island cot j pi y Sold by Druggists, cents. ,,,




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The Situation.On to New York is '3,350 miles, and the How Shall We Protect Our Trees ?
Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower
the first page we present this freight rate $1.50 per 100 pounds, or Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. '

week a number of brief letters from $350 per car. This is a little less than Don't you think it would be a 'I
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION eleven cents per mile, per carload of plan to solicit correspondence from

For One Year ..... ........................'2.00 our correspondents in nearly all sec fruit, or a freight rate of only sixtyone the wisest growers as to the best
For Six Months.........s.............. .u.. 1.00 tions of the belt giving the sit-
In Foreign Countries ....................... 3.00 orange per cent. of that from Georgia, method of protecting 'our sprouts this
; Subscriptions in all cases cash in uation and outlook in their immediate when length of haul is taken into ac winter? These sprouts will be' 'very

advance. No discount allowed on one's neighborhood. These are sufficient in count.-Philadelphia Grocery World. sappy and tender and cannot endure
own subscription(except in a club), but to The of this
explanation discrepancyis much cold. will need
all agents a liberal cash commission will number to give a very good idea of the They protec-
he allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby probably to be sought partly in the tion. How can it best be given ? I
them.' Write'for terms. condition of the orange groves throughthe long hauls which stretch between San would like to know from men of ex-

To every new subscriber we will send, State in general, between the line Francisco and New York, comparedwith perience what will be the effect on

postpaid, a copy"of Whitner's "Gardening on the north, where the effects: of the those from Georgia northward. these green, immature sprouts to
in Florida. For two new sub-
to cause the Between the Pacific and the Atlantic bank sand around them two feet high
scribers, at $2.00 each, we will send, freezes were so severe as
., postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange to turn largely to deciduousfruit coasts there are four railroadspractically and leave it there for several months ?
Culture." growers only three-which gives each. Will you be kind enough'to either I
Rates.of advertising on application. culture, and the south, where the one a haul of over 800 miles. Between I ask the question through'
Remittances should be made by check, injury was so' slight as to leave little Atlanta and New York thereare to privately solicit correspondenceon your paperor
note order
postal money or registered
letter to order of trace of the cold at the present time.It two railroads, which gives each a the subject from a few growers on

FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER. will be observed that on the east haul of only little over 400 miles. whose judgment we can rely ? *'
w Jacksonville, Pla.CONTENTS. To'take instances in Florida. The J. W. MCGREGOR.
f coast, where the orange industry more ,, I
rate on a ton of fertilizer is-or was Palatka, Fla. ;
;; nearly usurped the place of all other not long ago-$4.85 from Jacksonville .
branches of soil tilling, and was more to Arcadia, while from Jacksonville In the issues of April 6 and June i

The Orange Trees-Present Condition and severely injured than on the west to West Palm Beach it was 234.: 3 we published two exceedi'' gly inter ,
Future Prospects-Reports from many Cor- esting and valuable letters from Mr. i
The distance is about the same in each I
627 coast, the growers are more resolutely
E. Bell business i
case, about 300 miles, but in the a reputable man of
Florida and the Exposition Georgia Cor-
respondent's Description .......... ........ 629 standing their ground, and fewer former charge two railroads are interested New Orleans, who owns an orange j
THE PINERY-Notes on Pine Culture, No. 2. 630 groves will be abandoned.As while in the latter there is only grove at Biloxi, Mississippi. Being .1
TOBACCO bacco Growiug in Sandy.Soil; of accustomed to see the planters of his ;
Outlook for Florida""Tobacco;.............. 630 some our correspondentspoint one.But State their with earth after :
Burning Quality of Tobacco.............. .. .... 631 out, it is too early yet to deter- this is not the only explanation, cover cane ;
POULTRy-The Proper Marketing for Poul- for in the case of the charges from the freeze of 1886 he began to experi.
mine with much what
try; Cleanliness in Food..............'..... 631 accuracy pro- California there are considerations of ment in banking his orange trees. He
LIVESTOCK-A Permanent Pasture; No- portion of the groves will be aban- sufficient weight to counterbalancethe has earth thrown up around the trunks

Fence Law ....................... .. ...... 631 ; doned. Judging from their reports, advantages of the long hauls. two or three feet in a mound, and he
OUR STATE RURAL HOME-The White Mexican 632 however, not over six per cent will be There are two mountain ranges to states that this costs him only about

Ipomcea; Country Boys .................. ... 632 thrown up unless the coming winter climb to the height of 6,000 or 8,000 $10 for 2,000 trees.
.Tourists as a Crop; Farm and Garden Notes; feet, requiring two locomotives to each 'We quote from Mr. Bell's letter'of
Time Planting Crops in Florida,.... ... 633 should be a hard one, and less 'than train on the Sierra Nevada, and thereare June 3 : "I throw the earth on the
EDITORIAL-The Situation;Long Hauls;Com- five per cent of the permanent resi- vast intervals of desert where the trunks about two feet high about the

Trees mission. ,....Men.....; .How.....Shall.........We......Protect.?.....Our.... 634 dents will move away for good on account amount of local traffic furnished is 1St of December and remove it about
i practically nothing. On the other hand the 1st of April when danger of frostis
; Drying'Sweet Potatoes; Importations of Oranges of their losses.If ,
II'' And Lemons,;Late,Literary News... 635 the roads from Georgia to New York over, baring the roots for a foot or
i .Jacksonville Markets.......... .............. 635 ever there was a time when the have no high mountains to traverse more from the tree. ,
I Planting "Sour Land;" Fewer and Larger rich should befriend the poor it is and they pass through a country which "On removing the earth this time,

I Peaches South:Carolina Keeping;'Oranges Potatoes and; Strawberriesin Lemons in right now-not by charity, but by affords a' great deal of local traffic in about) the 15th of March, I found

Sicily; Travel To and From California;New furnishing them work in their grovesto produce, lumber and minerals. many of the small branches ,which

Rice and Grist Mills......... ... .......... 636 enable the to pull through.and California fruits! sell from fifty to a. had been covered by the earth to rise
I i Weather and Crops. ............................ 637 poor hundred cent higher than Georgia up full of green leaves as if nothing
Peach'Seed '!'"............. .. ................ 638 rebuild their own. Of course, thereare per ? unusual had happened and the trunks
fruits, pound for pound, so the princi ,
,Weather in Jacksonville. some groves that never ought to pie of'"charging all the traffic will where covered were the same as be-

: Week Ending Sept. 30,.1895 be restored, and nobody is under any bear" does not apply here.; fore the two terrible freezes. Manyof
I I I ci. 'fI obligation to help remake them. Evidently the California growersare the trees came out high up on the
I < a .; 00tt a: ;;!..rs.. .: trunks
and in
0P. : a I able for some reason or other to some the branches,
+;: DATE. ) M V !w The point of supreme importance is ,
: i some of which have back since
00 exert more influence with the trans- gone ;
-- - the out-come of the win-
.. approaching than and but the majority of the trees althoughit
Sept. 24 If.77 79 88 71 17 80 T portation managers Georgia ,
Sept.25..........79 79 88 72 16 80 o ter. If certain contingencies of Florida are.Commission. did not appear so 'at first, were
; Sept. 26.........75 79 87 68 19 78 o growers
Sept. 27........75 81 02 70 22 8, 0 weather occur, certain other things killed down to where they were cov-,
.'...... -- +----
Sept. 28. 74 78 8b 71 15 711 T ered and I
am sawing them down to
Sept. 29 ..'....73 77' t'6 67 19 76 0 will happen etc. Now these con- Men.
Sept.3o..66 .. 79 65 14 72 : 0 that part, leaving as even a'surface as
--.- - tingences ought to be forestalled to
Mean ,....,...74. .. 87: 69 I7 78 T Mr. B. ships some goods to a cer- possible, which I will paint with min-
< the possible extent and tain house. The article is
; .. greatest as selling very eral paint.
T. Trace. .
Total little left to the mercy of the weatheras readily. One of the other commission "Without an exception all of the

rainfall.A.. .MITCHELL. Observer. may be. Theie is nothing within houses lack a barrel to fill their order. trees are sprouting very vigorously
The house to which the goods are con- from where covered during winter,
the of human effort that will
;, A practical farmer of Polk county compass signed sell a barrel to their neighborat many of the suckers or sprouts measuring

:' ..; saves all his cane tops and leaves for protect the trees like Mother Earth. twenty-five cts a barrel less than the over three feet already. I ex-

;y: forage and estimates them to be worth On the subject of banking we have regular retailing price, claiming that: pect this wood to be large enough to

:':, $[5 an acre for that purpose. something to say.in another article. every commission house will sell to the bear me a small crop next year.

*-. -...-. _ other commission house cheaper thanto I Through neglect or accident some few
.,' Why does not some grower who hasa any other individual. They have a of my trees 'were not covered, and
I ) piece, of well ,drained land try the Loner Hauls. perfect right to do this with the goods those show,no signs of life so far.
it experiment,of planting Irish potatoesto California fruit shippers enjoy a they buy. But what moral right have 11 It will be understood that the trees

I be left in the ground through the good deal l better proportionate rates they to take B.'s goods, who ships referred. to are seedlings. Those of

k l {: winter and shipped in February or than the Georgians, even after the them there to be sold directly to the my budded trees that were budded

i : March as "extra early ?" freight reductions recently made from retailers ? Surely these commissionmen low down end, covered will soon make

I << Southern points are considered. From have a great brotherly feeling for another head and bear next year, unless -
I "The Ft. Meade Pebble" says that Atlanta, Ga., to New York the distance their fellow tradesmen, provided the we have a repetition of last year's
f II Mr.: Allison, of New Orleans, well. is 850 miles, and the freight rate grower pays the bill. disaster.

.. known as an experimenter with ramie, is now sixty.five. cents per 100 poundsfor In the above case the grower pays "A friend and neighbor of mine,who

II will'furnish decorticating machines to fruit by the carload. This wouldbe double commission. We do not wishto had more than one thousand fine trees,

! farmers oq a royalty and will, further- $156 per carload of 24,000 pounds, make a wholesale denunciation 'of did not follow my example, and believed .

s more, contract for all the, ramie fiber for freight charges, or a trifle over the commission men, but the moral in'the contrary theory of leaving

I' they
conditions are given not mentioned. But the distance from San Francisco ened. winter. He said the, tr es would .be-



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come hardy and inured to the cold. Markets. 'I'HE

He tells me that but very few of his

are even sprouting JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Oct. 4.
now he is. quite a convert to my FRUITS AND PRODUCE. ,
practice." Corrected by Marx Bros. J"ACI :SONVILLE.
These are quotations. Extra choice
-.-* lots fetch prices average above top quotations, while poor The Oldest National Bank in the State.
lots sell lower.
Drying Sweet Potatoes.I Grapes per crate .................... 75 to 1.00 CHARTERED 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED 1894.By .
Pears Kieffer per bbl.... ............1.25101.75Apples ,
can answer Mr. Greiner with ,bbl............. ............. .2.75 to 3.00 conservative, yet liberal methods this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity
some degree of authority in regard to English Peas bu..... .__..-....... .... 1.60 strength and ability to meet legitimate demands.We .
Cocoanuts.... .. ........ .>............ 3.50 buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own
drying sweet potatoes. A friend who Peanuts best brand..... ............. 4105 drafts on all parts of the world. .
has been in the evaporating business Cabbage N. Y each................ .07 to .08 We invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relations, assuring you that your
Potatoes, New York... ... .. .... .... J.9Ot02.oo favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention. '
here, went to Mississippi for his Facks .........a...... ....". 175
Onions, bbl ............ ...... ..... 2.00 JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
health, ,and finding certain fruits so sacks... .............. ... .... 1.75 President. Cashier.
cheap, had one of his evaporators sent Eggs....... ...-................ ...... .18
Safe Boxes For Rent.
down there. Among other things, he VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. Deposit
Corrected by Davis & Robinson.
evaporated'' a few bushels of ,sweet potatoes Yellow Yams, bush. ..u.... ...... .... 40 to .50
,and sent for trial. Avery Sweet Potatoes .......... ........ 40 to 50 OH LOOK SAVE MONEYB
I me Hubbard squash, bbl.. .......... ...... i.oo ,
small trial, was: enough to satisfyone Lettuce, doz. none...: ................ .30 I
Celery Kalamazoo..... ........-- .50 buying only FERTILIZERS .i. '
that they were anything but palatable Egg; Pants, bbl .................. ... 1.50102.50 I .
they ,were positively disagreeable. Tomatoes, crates ......................2.00t02 50'' t W ith a PURE BONE BASIS,
; Sweet Pepper, bu .. .................... i.oo :
:. ,There is ,no question that evap-- Okra, bu, ..... ............... .........I.ooto 1.25 nrich your Land and Yourselves,
and ground into Green Beans ........... ............... 1.50 E
or thoroughly Peas, none........:....... .... iicourage every one you mayKnowtouseDMING'S -
! flour, they'would,'make. a most nutritious Turnips, bunch.........i......... .. .03 to .c6 FERTILIZERS because they are '
, Pumpkins, each..... ............ ..... .05 to .10 "
,,food for hogs,. horses ,or cattle, Kershaws, each.... ....... ......... 05 to .10 S afe and .Reliable to use for "- ''l i
but the entireabsence, ;; of any taste orflavor Parsley,per d>z. bunches........... .30 'r' :
j I. Green onions, per doz. bunches....... .15 to .25 A ny Crop, making a Strong, Stocky tJ
:. r
makes .them sickening to the Pepper,hot bushel,..... .............. .75 .
I human palate, Sage, well cured Ib..................... loto.. 15 G rowth, and sweet, juicy vegetables fruits that are ,!1J.r./f'
s ....... ....... .
Lima Beans, shelled, qt, 12 to .15
j Kansas. A. G. CHASE, M. D. Hens........ <_..-...........-u..... 30 to .35 E iigaged ahead by those Merchants who do .
Roosters................................ .30 N ot the best Fruits and '
I Broilers........_.. .... ..... .... ..... .20 to .25 .only very Vegetables.T .
It will take more than one trial to Turkeys, per pound,gross.............. .1 I ake time and write at once to the
Ducks...................... .......... 35 to 40
; settle this point. Prof. W. F. Massey Geese. '. ... ........ ............. .50 to 60 '
i of the North Carolina experiment sta- New Beets per loo ................. none .50 to 1.00 I L B. DARLING FERTILIZER COMPANY
Watercress, per doz. none....... .... .
tiongives,; altogether different re- Cauliflower doz...................... .75 to 2.00 I IJ"acksor
also made trials Melons, noneCnnteloupe .... ..... ... ........... .:V'ille, Florida.. ..
port. He has some *, bbt, none....... ....... .
and is very enthusiastic in favor of Leeks per doz bunches... .. ......... .25 and obtain their Special Low Prices to meet the times
Corn, doz. noneScuppernongs ...... ...... .... ... ', 't
more extended trials. Possibly the bu... ..... ...... .... i.oo for Cash With Orler.CIIOICg.
method of evaporation and undoubt- Radi-hes. per doz........ ....... ..... .25
Cucumbers, crate..... ...:........... 2.00
edly that of preparing 'the evaporatedand .
ground product for the table, may A. IVo.' 1

hay much to do with the quality of, Late Literary News.

the dish. T. GREINER. Rudyard Kipling makes his last appearance -
as a teller of Jungle Stories in Florida Grown Orange Trees

.Cosmopolitan" for October. "Mow- ,
The following was received after gli Leaves the Jungle Forever," and the I
the above was in type: curtain is drawn over one of the most
Farm and Fireside-I: noticed in charming conceits literature.. In the F OR SM g.

of September 1st an ill'qui.ry same number in which 'Mowgli makes
your about paper dried sweet potatoes. I have his final adieux,appears for the first time Grape Fruit, Lemon and Seedless Grape Fruit.
before an American audience the now-
used them for the last three or four famed Richard Le Gallienne in a plea for All trees grown on stock in Florida that was not injured by the freeze. Buds from 3 to 6 feet

years, and like them well. As soonas religion under the title of"The Greatnessof straight and well grown. Also, choice Abbaka and Golden Queen Pineapple suckers,-IS to 20 inches.

in suffi- A on Satisfaction guaranteed. Correspondence solicited., or call on
dug, wash them, put them Man. very important paper

cient water to cover, and let them "State Universities" is contributed to GEO. H. WRIGHT
Professor And
this number Ely.
boil until done; then peel, slice and by
among the story-tellers are Hopkinson ORLANDO FLA.
putout in the sun to dry. They are Smith and Boyesen. No more beautiful

good to bake or to make into custardsor work has ever appeared in any magazinethan

pies. If put to soak in warm water the marvelous illustrations of Ca- THE INDIAN RIVER BERRY.

the night before, they are no brinety used as a frontispiece and accom-
the by Mrs. Cardozo.
panying prose poem
trouble to cook.-Farm and Fireside. Drake-who is said to be Kipling's favor- A Native Seedling. (Taken From Nature..)

ite artist for his Judge Stories-Carter
Importations of Oranges and Lem- Beard, Osterlind, Denman and Kemble,
. ons. are among those who contribute a wealth
of illustration! to this number. "The Cos ''r
Through the courtesy of Major M. mopolitan" announces that it will begin :

P. Turner, Secretary of the Florida the publication in January of "The Agri .t _

Fruit Exchange, we have received a culturist's Illustrated Magazine," to be)

table of the importations of oranges fuliy the equal of "The Cosmopolitan," ?r'r j ,ViNIj r =
but containing from sixteen to twenty j
and lemons from the Mediterranean pages bv the ablest agricultural writers of -

regions into the United States for the world, upon subjects of importance to 1

nine years. The'table was compiledby the agriculturist, horticulturist and stock-

Messrs. Hirzel, Feltmann & Co., of growing interests.

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New : fcP11r/I4vh .11
ORANGES. It is understood that the railroad

Boxes. companies will furnish seed free to all

Sicily. Valencia. who desire to plant vegetables
1886 ...... .... ........... .. 733.3io I9S995 persons
i887..1,667 521 87,884 another year. The railroad managers

I8S3......'...... ...... ....1,073324 148.017 realize that experienced growers who
1889...,'. ......... .. ... ..J.<>94.405 196.811
1890........................1,077.700 208 762 have heretofore cultivated large crops a{
1891':............. ........1033450: 40,577 / o RL.
1892....'.................. 591,847 30,096 will not again extensively engage'inthe
1893..... .......... ....... 997.387 5 540 business unless lower freight rates
1894....... ....... ....,.... 623,410 11,366 the v
LEMONS. are secured, and they purpose, by I .

1886 ,,, ........ "........p....... ....... ''1,518,282 free seed method, to keep up the
1887 .......... ............... ... .. ...... 2,225308 -Gainesville Sun.
j883... ......,.... r.' ... ........ ...... ... 2137.598 acreage. varieties of acclimated Strawberry Plants. Scud
1889........... ..i... ..... ... ....u..n.... 2,108,162 ---- -- ----. --- Finest
18<}o.... ......;....i..S..... .A..u. ...... 2,351,311 US. We sell Jour Poultry, Veals, for catalogue to
1891 ........ .... ....n.... .... ..? ... .... 1.922,020 fruits and all produce at highest JOHN B. BEACH
1892.;.-.... '...., ...". ......,. .... .... .... 3l9'i840 TRY prices. DAILY RETURNS. For ,
!()93 ......... ..;.. .',..to ...".... .... .... 2.381,436 I stencils, prices and references write INDIAN 1 I'vJ3 R NURS 11J3 8. Moibournes: F1_.
1894 .,'.. .,...... ...... ..,., ........... .. 2,8l6,437 F. I. SAG!!; & SONS, 183 Weade ., N. Y.




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Planting: "Sour Land." quart of lime to one bushel of dry I extensively in September, when small .r'>. .Q. ; 1

Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: i sand. Each layer, of potatoes was flowers are produced which bear very : FERTILIZEECONOMICALLY
Will one of your readers kindly tell covered with the mixture. I small hard fruit the following summer. j ::

me what will grow on newly grubbed, The barrel was kept in a dry, cool I This method, ,however, is injurious to .,
dry scrub, palmetto land, commonly place, and the potatoes were looked I the trees. Such lemons as are considered it PROFITABLY BY THE AND EFFECTIVELY A

known "sour land ?" What vege' over 'once a month and any 'showing not fit for shipment are cut into NITRATE r I II'

tables or garden truck, and when to signs of decay' were removed, while halves' .or quarters, packed in brine,' SODA I
plant them ? the remainder were returned, in the and shipped to confectioners in Eng- I'' Y they Nearly.contain all fertilizers too little are an'1n80lub\e ineffective\because-':, l'

j MRS. W. GLUTSCH. same manner as at' first, to the barrel, land.-U. S. Consular Report. '. Add nia")a and little this NITRATE'little in or SODA to these form.and' ', ,

Rio Santa Lucia, Fla. The result was that at the end of the ,_*_. the result will be astonishing.CD EC telling' "how' '
California.By 'A PAMPHLET :
rather Travel to and from I rliCCand whento
advisable summer, the potatoes resembled nitrate,and how to and fertilizers
It is not to plant anythingon I, use buy use '
sour land before it is treated with the new potato crop'of the North than travel kept figures! by ..the of(' overland Central and passenger Southern S. M< Harris most, Moreton economically.Farm* (P.Address 0.),New York. ":

lime; but if you do so, rice and cane old kept-over 'potatoes. They had a Pacific '(from &>' &>..v.' f.
railway companies
are about the most. hardy plants to bright fresh look and when cut showed .
1869 to September, 1894, it appears
and crisp and well preserved.
withstand the sourness producea
into Cali-
of it. But that 1,594,145 persons came SOR'llllllAft
fair crop in spite even fornia over: those.lines', during the .!
will do best the Strawberries in South Carolina.
these crops on spots departed '
d named and '
peril -
where brush heaps have been-burned, The growing of strawberries for the 1,057.314 I We guarantee a, sure
leaving net gain to Califcrnia :
showing conclusively the benefits of Northern markets has reached its grea'-! ; and safe cure for SORB
of 536,831. The Jargtst ar
of or lime or in the South BRAD on all kinds of
an application potash est development near
rival in 1888 when 110,661
was per- .
Fowls MONBY ,i4-
Charleston, S. C., not excepting around or :
both.The sons came to :the, State. over those
best application is stone lime, Norfolk,' Va. The methods of the FUNDED. Price 80 Coby
lines, and departed from it, '
airslacked to be described 75,221 mail, or two for fifty cents.
slacked )
freshly (not Charleston growers may briefly -
leaving a gain to the State of '
which only enough water has been applied as follows: They plant in row 35,440 J. C. ,BUCHER NEW,SEED STORE,
persons. In 1870, the arrivals"num P.,O. Box 1ST. 19 S. Broad St.,Atlanta, Ca.
reduce it to only not from and 'half three feet
to powder two a to apart ,
bered and the of all kind
departures .
32,241, 23-, Also, Poultry Supplies
enough to form ,a paste. A ,barrel and from twelve to fifteen inches apart .
while in the arrivals were
795; 1893,. : _
fresh will make two barrels when in the rows. The ground, which is a
and the .
98,687, departures 78,572.For
slacked. Twenty barrels per acre will sandy loam, is thoroughly prepared by J I I
the first nine months of 1894, the .
not.be -too'much. being harrowed and dragged until it is latest period to which tatisticshave ,QUICK, WORK,

.. broken exceedingly fine. The planters' been kept for, publication, the arrivals In,sMlIng and paying for Fruits and'Vegetables -
Fewer and Larger Peaches. use'a' trowel, by which the plants shipped to us is our motto. WE ,
were'' 67,182, ,and the departures, 60-, (GIVE GOODS SENT U* BY GROWERS
Thin by hand.: Put stepladders under are taken up with a big lump of earth I 740, leaving a gain of 6,442 for' the ,FIRST PLACE BECAUSE] WE NEVER
the and them to the roots. After the plantsare BUY.OURSELVES. They are protectedby .
trees, put boys on clinging nine months.-Fruit Grower. our 40 years experience without defaulting
whose bump ot destructiveness is large, set they are constantly, cultivated : -, a dollar. Enquire as to our standing '.
and tell them to go ahead. We begin and hoed. When the fruit appears a New Rice and'Grist Mills. and merchants financial having stability mercantile which any reports bank' can or, ,{

when the peaches are three quarters of heavy mulch of pine straw needles is Mr. George E. Macy has 'about verify-then WILL try us SATISFY-WE BELIEVE YOU.: Send OURMETHOD : r.

an inch in diameter, and take every- spread over the whole bed. Unlikeat completed the putting up of his new I your,name for our quotations. Stencil and ::
thing that is curculio-stung and dis Norfolk, where the matted systemis machinery for rice cleaning and his I cards fr,e., Letters ptomptly 'answered. ::

eased. These we cart away and burn. in vogue, the Charleston strawberry grist mills. His rice milling machinery FRENCH, & CO., !

The rest that are taken off are dropped growers allow no runners to root. The is all automatic, and it 'takes the "
on'the''ground' and left there.In \ \\ 116 Warren St., New York.
: picking season overonly enough plantsare rough rice (from the bin and, without -
future our threeor four-year-old left to supply runners for new beds! any handling 'by the operator, turns ESTABLISHED 1855.

peach trees shall not bear over 250 the rest being plowed down for a crop out the finished rice in three grades, l T
fouror fiveyearoldtrees of or The resultsof '
peaches; our cabbage .potatoes. each grain so finely polished that one : !
not over,300, and full-grown trees this system of culture are seen in can almost see his' face in it. The Bradley. Redfleld. Eugene. D., ';.Redfeld.ESTABLISHED -. .,

not over 500.. That means six inches the large yield of strawberries year after completion of'this'' mill marks the beginning REOFIELD &1871.SON,

apart. Five, hundred peaches on a year, some growers gathering as of'a period in Orange coun
tree' will make,six or' eight baskets of many as 6,000 quarts per acre. For ty's history that the writer predicts Commission Merchants

fancy fruit. Three thousand peachesto fertilizers the growers use barnyard will soon bring prosperity to our agri- ,: 'I 1
a tree won't make more, or sell for manure and, commercial fertilizers, cultural classes. AND -

more money, and ,the'trees are ruined. those containing a large per cent of A' sample of'rice that had been har- Fruit ,Auctioneers,

Our peach trees are planted on good potash often producing a marked ef- vested six weeks and well dried, 141'Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pal
ordinary corn or wheat; land in a fair fect. There is practically only one showed grains and
a large, plump very We handle all kinds of Fruits ,
state of fertility. The holes for the variety grown at Charlestonthe'Hoffman. few of them broken, while that which either at private sale (which has heretofore been

trees are dug,about twice as large as It is a seedling of the New- had been cut only about three weeks our added custom to our)or business by the) as auction you may system desire.(recently i

necessary to 'receive the roots, and a man, and originated at Charleston and only partially cured, was badly
big handful of finely-ground bone is about' ten years ago.-L. J. Vance in broken. FOR'RENT..

scattered at the bottom of the hole, Am., Agriculturist. Mr. Macy said he wishes the people THE ALGONQUIN HOTEL,

and two or three more on the dirt, and .: .:, impressed with this fact, that in orderto At St.
that is worked in around the roots at Oranges and Lemons in Sicily. get satifsactory results they must Augustine.
Completely furnished. Apply to G. S. Met erve,
the time the tree, is planted. Thenwe This is a report in answer to Amer- dry t their rice before milling.He St. Augustine, Fla. .

put,our muriate of potash. The ican inquiries concerning the extent of has two of his grist mills in <- '
next year we broadcast from one the crop and the methods used in curing operation now. These are also auto-
i thousand to fifteen hundred poundsper I THE OCEAN VIEW HOTEL
and packing lemons for export. matic, taking the corn as brought to ,
acre of finely.ground 'bone, and Official figures give 856,168 boxes of the, mill, cleaning out all litter, chaff, At St. Augustine.
from ,four.to eight hundred pounds of oranges and lemons exported from dirt or rotten grains and reducing the Completely furnished. Right on the Bay.
muriite of potash 'or its equivalent Rare Bar ain,, Apply to Capt. W. S. M. BukhamSt.
Sicily in 1893, but this number is believed sound corn to a fine crushed meal. Augustine or toCHAPIN
and keep'"th t up every year, whetherthe to be much too small. The stones or burs are so arranged
trees bear or not. It is pretty liberal There is no systematic curing of that it is impossible to heat the mealin I FARM AGENCY, .
feeding, but it pays to be liberal lemons practiced; the (fruit after pick- grinding, which is an important j-23-tf St. Augustine, and Boston.

with, trees.-J. H. Hale. ing is kept for fifteen,'days in store 1sideration.-Oriando Reporter. ,
FRUIT 1 ]E E S. '
i houses, when the spoiled ones are : t < '
Keeping Potatoes. culled out and the others wrapped in What is being done in Georgia can SOUTHERN ORCHARDS. '

Them has been question as to keep- tissue paper, boxed, and shipped away. be done in Florida Here we producethe

ing potatoes for home use in this cli The boxes hold fron 300 to 400 lemons Sea Island cotton, the best in the Write for Catalogue and price list.JINNINGS' .

mate. The Director of the Florida and average 39 kg. '((86 1bs.in) world, and should have cotton facto- NURSERY..,.

i Experiment Station' gives an instance weight. ries. Fourteen years ago Leesburghad TI1fnn".vll1 t.

where, a'' crop of Irish potatoes was The true lemon crop ripens daily two steam, cotton gins in full
well preserved.The (from the middle of September ,to the operation, but for the past ten years SAW MILL -

potatoes were fully ripe when last of April, being at its prime in our people have neglected the raisingof ,FAR'MER works'with'4'h.successfully, also

dug last spring; were left to lie in the November. There is also a forced cotton. They should return to it. I .,Grinding p. Mills. :
shade three or (four days to dry, ''and crop produced in June and July by We need and will have other factories and Water Wheels; 'v.:. .

then were packed in barrels with'a mixture permuting the trees to lack water_ in besides cotton factories in the next] DeLoach:, Mill. ..Mfg. Co..

of air-slacked lime and sand-one the summer and then watering them few years.-Leesburg"Commer i l,''" 323: Highland, Ave., Atlanta, Ga.

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.WEATHER. ,CROPSJACKSONVILLE Northern District-Conditions very Q .
dry. While light showers fell in
I Alachua, !it was not sufficient to do
[ Fertilizers for Fall
FLA.. Oct. Crops
I, 1895. any material good to crops in general.

The week was very satisfactory for
1 WEATHER CONDITIONS. harvesting, and farmers were actively j\ should contain a high percentage of Potash, to.:*

hl" TemperaPreclpila. : Sun- engaged storing corn and forage. Cot- insure the largest yield and a permanent enrichment
lure ((1)) tion ((2)) shine. ton picking"has been carried on under of the soil. .
NorCur NorCur favorable conditions, and the crop p .
t 'j i \ oral rent- mal rent.- For week will be saved in first-class marketable Write for our "Farmers' Guide," a 142-page illustrated book. It
.:. -- order. Suwannee county reports that is brim full of useful information for farmers. It will be sent. free, ;and
; (> '
*.k,.'Western.I <<: .. 75 82 0.96 ,0.92Northern. .' ].... ,cotton is still dying, but as the periodfor will make and save you money. Address,.
'd GERMAN KALI WORKS, 93 Nassau Street,New. YorkMl, ;
_'_\, .. ,76 78 1.87 "''r '.. fruiting will soon pass, exceptingthe .' ,

,.Central... ... 78 80 1.35 0.56 e Ht o'' top crop, the damage may hot .JScAL1 etm JSLI. .
'. aSouthern. oo amount to a great deal. The bolls are

.,. : .,.I 80. 81 1.84 0.34 opening rapidly, many prematurely, JOHN L. MARVIN,

: fil Degrees Farenhelt. and is being picked without delay. President.H. .
';(((2)) Inches and Hundrtdths. Some cotton has been marketed. T.'BAYA, THOS. W. CONRAD,
*T trace of rain. Cashier., Assistant Cashier..
Central, District-Badly distributed
: CAPITAL 100000.;
showers have fallen over the district,
.'. [The. ..conditions( during the, week I being largely confined to Orange and '"

v..have been largely dry! and sunshiny,. Polk,counties. As a .rule, however, THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK
.'.excellentYor harvesting corn, hay and the conditions have been dry, and the ,

; ,'.cotton), which actiyely engaged the, lack of rain is having a depressing effect J JACKSONVILLE' ,. FLORIDA, ,
,attention of farmers. The cottoncrop '
on fall garden interests. Quantiof Respectfully solicits yourf Deposits'Col1eetions and Genera
J is being rapidly, gathered and hay and corn have been stored,and ,Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE '.
before; the.isth of October ,the.major good progress: :! has been made in gath- -
':portion, :will have been housed. The ering cotton over the cotton belt. The ; INVITED.

,present Harvesting,, season is a duplicate lint is said to be of excellent quality,
,;. of last season, the only difference DIR OTORCI t ..
having received no injury from the
John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell. Chas. Marvin,
"" being in 'favor, of"the present year, usual fall rains. 'Local showers in H. T. Baya, T. ,W. Roby, Judge R; B. Archibald,
.' due to the fact that no tropical storm Volusia county have inyigorated the, Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers: W. 'M. Davidson,
has swept the southern country from orange trees, which are reported to Dr' H. Robinson John E., Hartrldsre.SAVINGS >>: .,

,..which; 1 large. quantities of corn .and be growing finel'yFrom Columbia
'., cotton'were damaged in, 1894. 'Cotton(
county comes the report : "Unusuallylarge !: AND TRUST BANKOP
fs. 1 being: gathered in ,excellent 'condition corn crop about harvestedand

:: ; ,the lint,is,saidjo.,be" of a sup ri-; l hogs are feasting on good, ,pas- 11'LORIDA,

: or quality. ,As,indicated by previous tures. Too .dry."- : In sections of JACKSONVILLE. .
bulletins, 'the staple. was injured ;by Polk county garden interests and cane CAPITAL = $5OOOO.
excessive' rains and dry weather, and are reported to be doing very well. ,
subsequent! advices but confirm theconclusions. Vegetables doing fairly well in Lake H. ROBINSON, President. W. J. IIARKISHEIMER. ,.Vlce-Prea.. *
The last of the corn county, and large quantities of hay WM RATVXINSON, Cashier,

crop is 'being gathered"and farmers being saved. Late plantings of seed DIRECTORS .
". are elated,over the fact that their corn for gardens not satisfactory in Hills :
'' cribs are not, in the west.. Potatoes Previous H ROBINSON, J. HIUJKBRANDT, P. E. McMURRAY,
borough county. plantingsin W. J. HARKISHEIMER, PHILIP WALTER, R.H.LIGGETT,
.have done fairly well during the, week much better condition. Hernando J. A. HENDERSON, C. C. ROBERTSON, W. B. OWEN.

.1.' although absence of timely showers county reports large quantities of for Collections made on all points of Florida, and Remitted for on day of Pay-
J has been materially felt. ,Copious age saved and that fall gardening is ment. Active and Savings Accounts Solicited Interest Paid on

.rains ,would,be,,a, marked benefit to progressing rapidly, but some of the Savings.

,the,crop.: Cane is still promising. early vegetables planted suffering for l.

'--But little progress has been made in moisture. .Sugar boiling will soon be FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE. .

,the,,garden world, owing: to\the defi in, order. In some portions of Pasco :
ciency of rain. Many have died, and county strawberries have been planted, .
planting more seed has been suspended and orange trees are reported to be An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit*to the
in sections until rain betters best ndvantage.-AUTHOIUZED CAPITAL $300.X)0.( )
some doing( very well. BOX .MATERIAL-The Exchange; is fully prepared to supply boxes: and paper on '
''the condition of the soil. Where' rain Southern District-Light showersfell order. Write for,price list and ter ;s. i
has .fallen vegetables have -: OFFICERS :- ,
rap- refresh-
grown along the Southern coast, :: D. GREENLEAF Vice-President.
idly, and'some are in market. ,As:; a ing the fruit interest of that section. GEQ, .RFAIRnANKSt.Presldent.ALBERT M.IV1,S.Oen'l Mgr. and Treas. ,M. P. TURNER Secretary.::
fall and DIRECTORS. -Geo. R.Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E. G. Hill Bradford Co.; Dr. E. E.'Pratt:''
\rule however
planting growth Pineapples are reported 'to be doing Hillsboro Co.; John Fabyan Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher Orange Co.; D. Greenleaf ,Duval Co.;
'are behind, retarded by the absence well both summer and {fall plantings. J. D. Mead, Du-al'Co.' ; A. Brady Brevard Co.; F. G. Sampson Marion Co. ; C. Hillyer,
Marion Co.; John M. Bryan, Osceola Co.; W. 'E. Stanton Putnam Co.; M. S. Moreman' St.
of moisture. Active preparations for fall gardens Johns Co.; C. F. A.Bielby, Volusia Co.; Irving Keck Polk Co. '
Western District-A perfect week Address'all: correspondence to the Florida Fruit! Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla, ,Sten'oils.with ,
continue. Potatoes
being dug. full packing and shipping Instructions furnished on application.
over a large;section of the district for I

-J. harvesting purposes, and farmers have SUMMARY BY COUNTIES. '
",. made.rapid progress in storing, ,hay, i
'and The portionof Western, District: '
corn cotton. greater
the corn crop has ;been gathered, Baker-Favorable week for gather- Grocers and Commission MerchantsDEALERS

and the early weeks in. October will ing corn and picking cotton, both of

: I see the ,cotton crop largely gathered. which are progressing, as fast( as possi- IN ._ i .
.Potatoes and cane are reported as doing ble. Macclenny.-Reed.
Grain Wines
Coal Hay Liquors
well. Rainfall,, has.been too light Jefferson-No rain since the I I tho t"

for vegetable growth, and the showers ;Hat and dry. Those who have planted Cigars, Tobacco, .Etc. ,
,. .were:not well distributed. There is seed will have to plant over. Fine '.
general complaint in Jefferson county weather for saving crab grass and J'aols: r1'V'i11e,11'lorido. .

..' '. to the effect that many' truck growers cotton. 'Vaukeenah.-Roach. j..
will have to replant seed, due to' the Northern DistrictEscambiaWeather' PRIOE-L.ISTOF WHISKIES:. ;

failure of previous plantings to ger ; \ RYt.$1. 50 CABINET BOURBON.,.. .............. $600
.: perfect for hay., PARKER ...... ............ ..... ........... I 75 J. bTARTIN RYE..t........f\...?.>3 oo
( minate. Late plantings of' cowpeas seed and ORANGE; VALLEY........... ........ ..... 2 00 VIRGINIA GLADES. ........p.....,.. ,......... 4 00
rain. To the con ing, gathering corn, planting SPRINGVALLEY........ ..."............2 50 OLD BOURBON.........i.. .... .... .....j>5 oo
needing sum up potatoes. Most of the farmers in this BALTIMORE CORN ...,.............;.> 2 oo KHNTUCKY SOUR MAS H..*,....,.,,.,.,..... 500
ditions in this district.: Large quantities NORTH CAROLINA CORN... ............ 250 OLD BAKKR....., ... i.......,",... ,...\.500
of corn, hay and potatoes) with vicinity themselves.have made sufficient corn for CLIFTON CLUB. ... .. .........M.,3 o MONFROSE VELVET RYE.................. 6 oo

fair prospects for 'cane, are in vjew. JUGS EXTRA: One gallon, 250; two gallon, soc; three gallon, 7S<:. Remit by post-office
money order, check or registered letter. We cannot ship C O. D. Remit with order.A .
The lint cotton will be of, a superior Central DistrictOrangeWeek:, ,
complete price-list of Groceries, and Wine List, sent free on application. '
from the, excellent pretty favorable for '
quality resulting
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' harvesting weather. I haying. Fall truck will be heavy JOHN' CLARK, SON & CO:


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Potatoes and corn' promisefair WALTER'S Grape Fruit, "Carney" and "Villa I
acreage. :N"O IS TIIE TI1\(1g. Lemon"Parson Brown" "Jaffa,"

crop. Orlando.-Rice. Send in orders this month for Bud Wood Trees and Roses.We "Mediterranean Sweet," "Malta Blood" "Hart's ,;,
your Tardiff," "Riverside Navel," "Mandarin," ;
showers this week. Farmers
Light can furnish 75,000 Eye buds dormant and next spring budding. Orders booked now for 'Dancy Tangerine" and ''Homo'assa".budwoodat
still saving hay and planting fall gar. delivery in October and November.: First-class buds and true to natr>e. Standard varieties as follows I 75C per 100 in orders of 500; (in less than too,
: Majorca, Jaffa, Ruby Bl ,od, Hart's I.atet Parson Brown, Tangerine, Homossassa Medit- $1 per>> 100)) delivered Marsh Seedless grape-
dens. Seed coming up nicely. Ovie- erranean Sweet, Satsuma and Grape Fruit. Buds well packed and sent to any part of the State for I fruit $2.50 per loo. Good references when re- ;
do.-Crutchfield. 60 cents per 100; $5.00 per i.ooo 10.000 budded Orange Trees 2 to 4 feet high, budded on sour and I quired. Also a fine lot of nursery stock of above
trif;liata stocks from i to \% in. at the ground. Buds inserted. in the stump at the ground (not In named varieties. J. M. Chaffer, Chandler, Fla.
Columbia-Fine weather for cotton. the roots)and can be protected by banking this winter. 9-ai-3.

picking, the quality of which is re Grape Peach Vines.Pear,'Plum, Persimmon, Loquat and Fig Trees. Large three year old White Niagara BUDWOOD. strong trees and now healthy loaded from with exceed fruit.:

ported very fine. Unusually large _. ROSES. Jaffa Majorca Navel Tardiff, Pomelos and Lemons -
Fifty varieties of roses budded and on their own roots. The famous Marechal Neil a specialty. A limited quantity of a few other varieties; I
corn crop. Lake City.-Knight. Our roses have proved to be well adapted to this State. For full particulars send .for descriptive Address R. A. Palmer Oneco, Manatee County
Lake-No rain this week of conse- catalogue and price list. Address, Florida. 0-15-4
PLANTS. Two acres of them.:
freshen the
save to vegetables STRAWBERRY
quence, Interlachen, Fla. and vigorous Alabama New-
j which luxuriently.The -- --- ------ I
are growing nans and Clouds. Prices on application, accord-
ing to quantity. G Jennings, Lawtey, Fla.
heat is not so great as to injure More hay has been brought to this ATLANTA WOMAN'S COLLEGE 9-14-ti

plants. Excellent haying weather city the week than for like ,
past any pe- From 50 varieties of bearing Or-
and much hay is being put up for riod during the summer. W. H. Davis ATLANTA', GEORGIA. ange, and Grape Fruit trees AlsoRough
Lemon and Sour Orange Seedlings for
time of need. Mascott.-Rosenberg. & Co. alone have bought about twenty D. W. GWIN, LL. D., ) sale. Nursery trees budded to order now for

Hillsborough: Weather has been tons. They now have upwards of fifty W.'B. SEALS, A. M., ?{ CoPregldenM.Assisted future Braidentown delivery Manatee at low Co.prices.Fla.W. K. Trimble,
; 9-14-4
fine and cooler with scattering showers. tons stored away.-Gainesville Sun. by a full corps of able instructors in all
TRIFOLIATA, 10 to 15 inches,$ao.oo _
departments. The scientific method of instruction CITRUS
Orange trees are growing nicely. -
f. b. boxed. mail
pursued. Ample accommodations for boarding per o. By postpaid,
Sutherland.-Hartley. per zoo, $3 00 L. W. Kervan, Norwalk Fla.
pupils. Session begin! Sept. 4th. Address
# BACKACHE.From above, or NAT T. SEALS, Business Mgr. 914.6
Southern District: FOR SALE. Nice two story residence, orange
Pineapples looking well both fall grove two nice cottages office and out build
the Press, New York City.
Address "
ings. "Bottom Price, Eustis, Florida.
and summer plantings. Jupiter. Few people have suffered more from u CENT-A- JTORD COL UMN. 10-5-3

Cronk. pain in the back than Mrs. Lillie B. Newell B FORK ordering Alabama Newnans. write C.
A. MITCHELL, Observer, H. Churchill, Lawtey, Fla. 'He sends out
J. No. 2313 Second Avenue New York RATES. and
Weather Bureau Director, -Twenty words name address the best $1.00 per 1000.
P. J. Cahill, Ass't Director. City. For several years she was so afflicted one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents, Noth- WANTED. An agent in every township to
..-.. with this distressing malady that ing taken for less than'25 cents. Cj'clone Corn Sheller Address

Peach Seed. she was hardly able to get around, and Advertisements for this column MUST be pre- Farmer and Fru t Grower Jacksonville, Fla. tl

Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. could do little to care for her children paid. FOR SALE.. Tw > Leon county farms. 480 acres
which made her suffering all the harderto Send no stamps larger than two cents. 390 acres. Excellent fo stock raising and
Can you inform the writer, a sub- Her tobacco growing W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville,
bear. husband Charles Newell
Initials and figures count as one word. Fla. 8 24-tf
scriber, where Spanish peach seeds who is a well-known New York optician, .

can be obtained? I understand they tried in every way to find a remedy for 500,000 Alabama clouds. Admitted Newnans by Alabama all who

come true to name, as a rule. By an- his wife, but no medicine seemed to have STRAWBERRY PLANTS for sale. 50,0=0 have seen them to be the best Strawberry Plants
the power to remove her pain. at 75 cts a thousand. W.H. in the place. Price $1.25 per 1000, f. 01. b. B.
swering at once you will oblige, ,Mrs. Glvnn, a sister of Mrs. Newell, is Kemp, Lawtey, Fla. 8-31-8 Padgett, Lawtey. Fla. 817tfpITKUS :
CHAS. W.: KLEBURG. professfonal and familiar WANTED, Land suitable for dairy and truck NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOOD
nurse, was part cultivated, with good house v Satsuma Parson Brown. Stark's Seedless,
Bartow, Fla.Replying. with the symptoms of her sister's sick- preferred. Healthy locality, good water necessary. Jaffa, Tangerine King, Tardiff, Grape Fruit,
to enclosed I cannot ness. Mrs. Newell was away on a visit Dr. Walker,'Millw ,Manito' a 1053pOTTON Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties
say such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St. Michael,
when a reporter called upon her, but Mrs. SEED AND CORN. There is no i
where seed of Spanish peaches can be Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. .L.
Glynn, who lives at No. 416 East One- better fertilizer for all crops than Upland Cot- Duncan, Manager, Milwaukee Groves and Nurseries *-- '
obtained. We get a lot of them, from hundred-and-twentieth Street told the ton Seed. None cheaper. We solicit orders for Dunedin, Fla. 8.17-tf -
cotton seed in carload
lots. Also for corn in any
this vicinity, every year, but as we story of her sister's recovery. : quantity. Mays& Partridge, Monticello, Florida GASOLINE STOVE for sale at half price.

bud all our peach trees, no effort is A doctor was called when Mrs. Newell's 10-5-4 new. W. H. Powers.and an Lawtey.oveu; nearly Fla. as goodas tf

made seed condition became serious and he Strawberry Plants. Alabama
keep particular
any 300 000
prescribed small pink ,pills which, in a f Newnans. Good strong,,rooted A HARDY' Grapefruit the Excelsior. Stood
the' freeze lemon and has
from the There is great on stock,
separate rest. no plants. $1.25 f. o. b, R. Puddy,Lawtey, Fid.
short time, relieved the woman's pain as finest fruit on now. Choice buds for October
certainty of their coming true to name; no other medicine had done. "After a io-S-4 ', $1.50 per 100.. Address S. W. Carson, Frostproof;,

this would be exceptional rather than while," Mrs. Glynn told the reporter, FOR SALE registered.Chester White$10. Boar.Address Pure, Chester blood., Fla. 9-21-3 c'\.

"we learned that the medicine the care Farmer and Fruit Grower. NEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in
rule. There are very few varietiesthat physician two. We pay freight. Write for our latest

reproduce' themselves identically, was giving my sister was nothingmore WANTED. An experienced gardener to price-list. E. W Amsden Ormond, Fla. 7itfA ,
than Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for crop on shares at Lake Worth Irving STOCK CITRUS TREES FOR "
and as the best of them have already Pale People. Knowing by experiencehow W. Peck: Astor Park, Fla it 150,000 SALE. Grape Fruit Seedlings,

been perpetuated by budding and are excellent a remedy these pills were, WANTED. An energetic tenant, experienced Sour Seedlings Orange. Sweet Seed Orange bed and Rough FruIt Lemon
65,000 Grape Scions'with
easily obtainable, it is not good policyto Mrs. Newell bought some at a drug store married. Good farming farm,,including abundant cotton.house Must a large stock of all Standard Varieties of;

depend on untried seedlings, many and continued taking them. The effect etc A. W.Biddle, Lawtey, Fla. 9-28-3 room, budded Orange, Lemon and Limes, now grow-
ing for this fall and winter planting. The Lake-
of which would inferior. was most gratifying, forjn six$: monthsmy
prove land Nurseries C. M. Marsh, Prop., Lakeland,
sister was perfectly well and the painin CABBAGIC PLANTS. Henderson's Succession, Polk County. Via. 8-3-10.: '
,... G. L. TABER. in existence, $3 per i.ooo. 35 cents I'
her back
was nothing more than an per 100. Maurice Clavel, Wauchula, DeSoto BEST GRASS for Lawns and Permanent Pas
Glen St. Mary, Fla. unpleasant memory. Both she and, I ,county, Fla. ,.9-14-7 in good pine and hammock land. Louisiana I
m have' recommended the Pink Pills to Grass (Paspalum plat3caule). Roots '25 :
FOR'TWENTY DAY I will sell Strawberry cents per zoo by man $1.25 per barrel. W. H.
Hon. H. S. Chubb visited the Hea- other people, who have not failed to find at cut rates. As good as the best. October Powers, Lawtey. Fla. tfTILGHMAN'S .
them all that is claimed. All the doctorsmy is the month for H
ther Island property, of which he is planting. W. Powers, CONDITION POWDERS :will
general He said half of the sister had been treated by, before Lawtey, Fla.FIFTY eat and grow'fat. Given as a
manager. the had done drench to stock that will not eat.
taking pills, her no apparent THOUSAND Sample packr f
trees are showing splendid growth in Grapefruit Seedlings for age by mail 35 cents. W. G. Tilghman, Palatka,. '
good. old to feet
3 years 4 5 high; will dormant Fla. rBARGAINS
shoots, and four thousand buds had Pink Pills are sold in boxes (never in bud to order. Have a few budded to the 6-29-20
been inserted into' loose form the dozen seedless grapefruit. These trees are fine, and For Choice Properties
them. The other by or hundred
for sale very reasonable indeed as we expect to 'which must be sold at a
half of the trees, on examination, and the public is cautioned against numerous quit the nursery business. Come and see them I !sacrifice On the St Petersburg
imitations sold in this shape) at before buying elsewhere.. ,Bowyer& Stephens, sub-peninsula: ,
showed signs of life, and if they did not 50 cents a box or six boxes for $2.50 and Lakeland; Fla. 9-21-4 the Sicily of Florida;at Orlando a situation unsurpassed -:',.
in the State for its charm1ng.combiua.ttion
send forth shoots this season would mav be had at all druggists or direct by BUDwooD-orders for October delivery now of orange groves and! lakes ; and,at',Orange? *:/:
next. He believes that more money mail from Dr. Williams' Medicine\ Com orders for spring use Lake the heart of Florida's Citrus region --' ... ,,
Ten cent with balance when buds '
will be made in Florida in growing Schenectady, N. Y. The price atwhich ordered per shipped. order King and Pineapple. $15 per are Florida.Address the Editor of this paper, Jacksonville--. :!. ,--. -1
these Pills sold Parson Brown and Maltese Straight ( ? .(.1.
the next ten than has are makes a course 1,000; early) .
oranges years 810 per 1,000; Magnum Bonum,Jaffa,T4ngerine, IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres, 10 years set' ;.
of treatment .
inexpensive '
ever been done in the past and the as compared St. Michael Blood $7 per 1,000; Walters, Josse- in Orange trcesJ; 50 in other fruit trees/etc.'
with other remedies or medical treat- lyn"Fessenden" Triumph, "Motts" Aurantinirn For sale at a sacrifice. Address 11," The Palms,
man who will revive his grove will be ment. Pomelo, $i5fper 1,000;; Marsh's: seedless, if20 per Lane Park, Lake County. Fla 4 27-gm, -.. I\

strictly in it.-Ocala Banner.I i,000, also several varieties of June budded trees IF ANY ONE who has been benefited by the
-- ---- ---- ------------ and 60,000 sour seedlings, four years old, whichwe of Dr William' Pink Pills will\, write to
will bud for future delivery write for prices. THE FARMER AND FRyrr GROWER, they'will receive -
understand that Capt. J. B. Johnson - No white flv in thU section. J W. & F, D information that. will be of much value and** ;;
Waite Magnolia Nurseries, Belleview Fla. interest to them. .
y'rJJt \
and Dr. Bauer, of Dade City, tj:
92I4BUDWOOIit MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing like
TO '
have announced that Col. H. R. f. ( am prepared to| supply first'clasn Bowker's Animal Meal 40 tons sold in Flor1 i

Duval, of the F. C. and P. Railway, :: trees: 15 to 18 years oid that Ida last,year. Hundreds of testimonials. -".Fpr,yl,I''

has agreed with the people of Dade I #3__ ......: _.. ... fruit were and unhurt in splendid by the shape.freezes.All The are true trees to name.are in particulars io-i3-tf write E. W. Amsden, Ormond. ett i-I'la.". }J,

and WHY TAKE ANY Parson Brown Cunningham, or Harris, Med. for time 1 tit{
City surrounding country to CHANCE'I Sweet, Sanfords, St. Michael's Egg, Maltese FOR SALE cash or tiade,orangdgfover,
furnish tobacco seed for Blood and timber, lands, ,, }':e. Rxpi .. Y., '\uk., r\
free Maltese
} In Oval ,
planting buying wire fence you are not laboring Washington Navel, Tan- PIa. F 3h' {tSt.j,
under the same difficulty as the little girl who gerine(Dancy). Grapf'frull-V.JJa. Franca, Sicily
of charge and to build a curing house said "there's only just one way to tell mush- Lisbon and Polk Lemons. Prices. $g oo per 1,000; STRAWBERRIES The' Sthwberry.1business ;:; i

and employ an expert tobacco curer rooms, eat 'em, ana If you die they are toadstools 75C per 100, Gaston Drake, Yalaha; Fla 9-21-5 will be greatly over donelaexf J 'year,
." You can order the Page with the and onlv those who plant under the best conditions
to cure the tobacco and teach the same certainty that It will do you good, that STRAWBERRY PLANTS. Improved Alabama will make a profit. Lawtey berries are
neople how to cure it they to theC you fell in breathing fresh air or drinking The best varieties for i quoted in the New York Price Current this
pay pure water. You are getting the best there Southern planting. Clouds $1.75; Newnans. week. 35 to 45 cents; from all other parts of the
>st out ..of the first crop.LeesburgCommercial Is and there will be nothing to regret. $1.00 per 1,000, f. o. b. First class plants and State, 25 to 35 cents. Lands for sale or rent at

I PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian, Mich packing Fla guaranteed. C, H. Churchill, Lawtey 8-to-1o ,I reasonable rotes. U, G. Hill, Lawtey,Fla.S-4-tt

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From New York. From Jacksonville,
G. M. SORREL l\IIEl.x..El.Qer. (Pier 29, B. R.) STEAMER Florida.
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Wednesday, 9th, atspm ........."CHEROKEE"........ Tuesday, 15th, at i30p: m
Friday, nth, atspm .. ....... "IROQUOIS" .. ........Thursday, lyth,.at 4uo: am
Tuesday, 15th, at 3 p m ......... "ALGONQUIN".Sundaq 20th, at 5:00: a m
Friday, 18th at 3 p m .......... "SEMINOLE"Thursday, 41 24th, at 8:30: am
Monday. 2ist at 3 pm....:.... -CHEROKEE";..........Sunday, 27th, at Iaoo'n'n
, .. Wednesday, 23rd, at 3 p m...,.. '", ...."IROQUOIS"..........Tuesday ". 29th, at 1.30pm
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Friday 25th, at 3pm ".ALGONQUIN".Thursday, 31st. at I: Opm
T Tuesday, 29th, at 3 p m "........ .SEMINOI.E".Sunday, Nov. 3rd,at' 4:30: a m.
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I! Philadelphia, Charleston and Jacksonville Line.For .

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

Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class, $25.00; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion 843.30; sail from PHILADFLPHIA 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 ; Charleston with Florida Steamers for business to and from Jacksonville and
Steerage, $14.23. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: Clyde ,

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

(Central or 900 Meridian Time.) -

Nacoochee .................... .......... ...... ................. ...... Sunday, Sept. i, 4.oolt.m. ST. J"O [T:N'S :RIVE: L I1 E. .
Kansas City.... .......................... ................ .... ..... Tuesday, Sept. 3, 5.oopm. ., .
City of'Augusta........-:: ........... .. .............. .. ,..'..... ...;Friday,,Sept. 6, 6,30a.m. :
City of Birmingham .,.......... ...........;.-..... .!..... .... Sunday, Sept, 8, 8.a. m. '
Nacoochee.......... ......... ......................................Tuesday, Sept. 10, 7.00 p. m.
Kansas City... ................ ................. .................Friday, Sept. 13 12 30 p. m. For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on
City of Augusta .. .... .... ............. .... .. ............. .....Sunday, Sept. 15; i.oo p. m. .
City of Birmingham.................... .......................'... Tuesday, Sept 17, 4.00 p. m. the St. Johns River.
Nacoochee ............. ................i........... ... .......a...... Friday, St.pt. 20, 6.30 a. m.
Kansas City....... .................... ............ ..............;.. Sunday, Sept. 22, S.ooa. m.
City of Augusta........................... ... ........:... ......Tuesday. Sept. 24 930a. m.
City of Birmingham ...... ........... .... ............ ........... ...Friday, Sept. 27, i cop. m.
Nacoochee ..... ................. ......... ... ............. ........... Sunday, Sept. 29, 1.00p. m. steamer "EVERGLADE," ,


City....... .......... ....................................... ....Sunday, Sept 'i, 4.00a.m. and
City of Macon ........................ ..... ............... ...... ..Thursday, bept. 5, 6.ooa. m. Is' appointed to sail from Jacksonville Tnesdays Saturdays at 5:00: p.. m.,
Chattahoochee. ................. ... ............ ............ ... .......Tue-day, Sept. 10, 9.00a.m. and returning leave Sanford Mondays, and Thursdays at 5 a. m.
Gate City.:.....!.:.;.....;.:.:.........:. ;.,;'..:.:................... Sunday, Sept. 15, i.oop.m: : '
City of Macon........... ................... ..... ...........Thursday, Sept. 19 5.30 a. m. .
Chattahoochee .. .............. ...... .......... ..... .....,......:... Tuesday Sept. 24 9.30a.m. 204
Gate City .. .. ............ .. ,................ ........ ......... ........Sunday, Sept, 29, i.oop.m. General Passenger and Ticket Office, West Bay St., JacksonvilleA.

J. COLE, Passenger Agent, s Bowling Green, New" York.
( Ships do NOT Carry Passengers.) M. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager, 5 Bow ing Green, New York.D. .
Deftgoug.................... ........ .............. ............. ......Monday, Sept. 9, 8.30 a. m. D. C. MINK General Freight Agent. 12 ;o. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.
Deseoug.Desaong................... ........................................I.( ...Thur day, Sept. 19 5.00 p. m. THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Gteen, New York.F. .
....... ......................................... .......,...... Sunday,Sept. 29,' i.oo p. m.THESE' M. IRONMONGER, Jr.; Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fta.
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent, foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville, Fla.
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville. Fla. 1
WM. P. CLYDE & CO. Gen'l Agents .
Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia Savannah Florida & Western Railway, : ..
Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad. 13 South Delaware Avenue Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Green New York.
Through Bills 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. BBCKWITH F. & P. Agent, New Pier 35 N. R.; New York.
New Pier No.35, North River,:New York. City Exchange Building, Savannah, Ga.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD, Agents, Lewis' Wharf. BostonW.
L, JAMES Agent, 13 8.Third Street, Philadelphia. WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO.
Wt H RHBTT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway, New York.J. ,
D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent Sav., Fla. & Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway N. Y. .
J.I,. ADAMS, Gen'l East. Agt. F. C. & P. R. R., A. DeW. SAMPSON: General Agent,
353 Broadway, New York. 306 Washington St., Boston.W. Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers
J. FARRELL, Soliciting Agent. W. E. ARNOLD, Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt.,
WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. Pass. Agent, .,
New Office West Street,Jacksonville. .
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; -rpittsburg.: Penn. 433 Wood St. Kansas City, Mo. .. 200 West Ninth St. San Francisco, Cat. Rooms 12 and 14 Flood! JlTd Stockton, Cal. .. .. 255 Main St.
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