Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00351
 Material Information
Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: October 12, 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: UF00055765:00351
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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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S. Powers, Publisher and Proprietor. JACKSONVILLE FLA., OCTOBER 12, 1895. Whole No. 1392 Vol.NEW VII SERIES.. No.: 41.

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

; are the most Extensive in the State and offer all Home Grown Stock. Peaches. Plums, Pears
Lemons on both


Glen St. Mary, Florida. 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 pay those intending to plant Orchards to visit my Nursery and Experimental Grounds. ...+
Write for Catalogue. and any. information. wanted,

OFFERED FOR SEASON OF 18Q5-Qe.' ,Macclenny, Fla. ..

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Headquarters for Fear Trees. Satstnna Oranges on Trlfoliata. Celestial figs, I am able to supply you with Orange and Lemon Arrival and Satisfaction
bud wood of standard varieties, such as Guaranteed.'V
One I'erti'Trees now full of Fruit. Everbearing Mulberries for, the 1'lgs rindClilrkens.
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Q iTO f 4, ROYAL PALM NURSERIES. At the following prices; ,and Imported Sicily Lemons.

1000, $5.00; 3000 $12.00; 6000 $20.00. A few Pomelo Hilda.'$1 per 1OO, Others,
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?I We are Offering an Exceedingly Large and Varied AssortGENUINE OltDKR.: ,
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went of Trees and Plants. same prices.. ,
o Please send P. 0. Money Orders ,or Drafton
Buds delivered without further cost to you and
e wa9A guaranteed, to arrive in fine order. Orders New York only. References'Given.CITRUS .
Orange, Lemon, Lime, Pomelo, Pencil, Plum, Grape, Olive, Dewberry, booked now for.June, delivery.: 'Address,
Raspberry, Tropical Fruits, Brasses, Bamboos, Palms, Orchid, Ferns, Cactus, Economic Plants TRJESOLIVES, 'PALMS AND
(like Camphor, Cinnamon, Tea, etc.,etc.) in hundreds and thousands of plants,all well grown and C.;8. BURGESS, DECIDUOUS TREES, FOR SALE.
in perfect condition. Send for Illustrated Catalogue, with special list of Citrus for the season. Riverside Nurseries,
REASO3TER BROS., Oiieco, Fla. I Riverside, Cal. Address:
River ; Reference:-Orange Growers' Bank, Riverside, I. H. CAMMACK,
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\ lb. 85 cents; 1 Ib. $3.00 post paid. New Crop of Refugee Beans,$4 per bushel. W.THOMASVILLE.STONE &QA.CO.,
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alent in length studies and honor. Graduatesof A ,
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Florida Central and Peninsular
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America. High Pine Land. Pure Water. In points in Florida.
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( College. All courses are open to women. Stu- Cincinnati to Jacksonville by .
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corn, as the machine takes the corn all off the
JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA. THE EAST AND WEST. cob, drops the corn in the box or basket takes
With Improved Ventilated Cars,this com- ::1 the cob on around and throws it off at the back.

pany Is better equipped than ever ever to By a little practice with it you can easily shell
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FLORIDA'S WEALTH OF each cutting grows less and less. I ance they need .can ,supplied within up from year to year- so much so that '
GRASSES. Now if the wise man who said'there our borders. land at first producing only five bush-
,- was nothing new under the sun, was I CHAS. W. CAMPBELL, SR. els of corn will now'make thirty bush- i
Letter from Major Campbell. living at the present time, he would Campobello: Plantation, Marion Co. els per acre. I use good, heavy horses !
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: certainly take it back, when he read and mules, that are able to do the ,
"There is nothing new under the in both bulletins 31 and 28 that Johnson Quick Results With Bananas. work thoroughly, and also able to do !
sun." grass was a pestiferous weed. Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. as much as the man that follows them.I I
When I first planted bananas, four
I have read and Undoubtedly these gentlemen are aim to the
very carefully considered since I run plow a little deeper
under the
years was impres-
the contents of that "excel well up in their "agrostological" and sion that I would get fruit the second every year, and use some commercial
lent" Bulletin the botanical researches, but when it fertilizer and all
Farmer's No. i, by The books the the barn and stable
season. give fruiting
assistant "agrostologist" of the Agricultural comes to Johnson grass, they are way time I in manure I can make, and all I can buy
as eighteen put
Department. back. The fact that they call it a hundred within reach. Having all the plow-
one "slips" of the Dwarf
The publication that "alfalfa, when weed makes me doubt very much Cavendish variety on a low piece of ing done by February 1st is'one of the.
much whether they ever saw a spear of it. secrets of successful
fully established, yields as as ground on the river bank and that farming in the
six, eight, ten, twelve and sometimes If it is a weed then the weed-fed had been partially filled in from the South. It not only gives ample timeto
sixteen tons of dry hay per annum" is cattle of Alabama and Mississippimake river bed. The slips were set out in plant, but .all the heavies work its
just a reprint of what I have been beef to which the people of March. I had plants in bloom in done while the weather is cool, and
reading about it for fifty years past. I New Orleans are very partial, as I see September (a few in the latter part of gives employment to men and teams '
have never read, however, about by a recent New Orleans quotation August), and within the from the the year round; also enables one to
anybody who ever cut, cured and that Johnson grass-fed cattle from time of had do more work with less' stock, and
planting a hundred
weighed the hay. these States, make the best beef and bunches of fruit have plenty of time to do the work. :
That amount of dry hay would rep command the highest price of all that one hundred good and forty, averagingabout bananasto well. Deep plowing in winter and
resent eighteen to forty-eight tons of come to that market. a bunch. shallow and frequent cultivation in.

green grass. Now, by all the hay- I also see in your columns there is The second year they were not as summer will insure success.
making saints, is that reasonable? No, a demand from these states for Flori-- good, nor have they been since, until By following this plan I have raised
sir, it is not reasonable that any acre da stock cattle, showing that some the freeze knocked them out. This the past year 1,200 bushels of corn, _,
of ground, under any circumstances, parts of the South are making gooduse season they started up from the old six cars of melons, 300 bushels of rice,
could be made to yield so much dry of what some people denounce as roots, about three weeks after the Feb 600 bushels of sweet potatoes, 21 bar-
hay that it would require thirty-two "pestiferous weeds" and want to get ruary freeze, and to-day I counted rels syrup, 1,000 gallons of wine, five
good draught horses to pull it off the rid of. sixteen bunches of well-formed fruit bales of cotton, 20 tons hay and for-

ground. Oh, if Florida would only utilize and saw about thirty plants blooming age, 150 bushels of pears, eight acres
Even if an acre of ground could be that great wealth which grows up, dies besides. The plants and bunches are of oats, 2,500 pounds of pork, with
made to produce the average. amount and is burned up yearly before another more thrifty and better than in plenty of field peas to feed to milch
stated, "ten tons!' how long could crop,can be put in, a different song season since their first. I was rather cows 'and hogs. Have fattened hogs
such cropping last, without impover- would be sung. disappointed at their deterioration the mostly on cull melons, peas and .

ishing the ground so it would not pro- Why, Mr. Editor, there is within a second and third year but have since sweet potatoes, with very little corn.
duce anything? radius of two and a half miles of whereI learned that they do so even in the Have plenty of milk and butter the
I The same bulletin says alfalfa is a sit fifty odd (what were) orange rich virgin soil of the tropics and that year round for family use, and as gooda
deep feeder-sends its roots to a depthof that have with garden as one would wish to see.
groves grown up Johnson they run out there in from six .to nine
fifty and sixty feet,and under.favorable grass, crab grass, crow foot grass, years. There are only a few small Have all,the canned pears, grapes,
circumstances even deeper. That's and more other kinds than I ever saw spots as far north as this that will blueberries," peaches, okra and toma- .
deep "not so deep as some wellsI in toes, that are necessary to furnish tha
pretty any country, beggar-weed taller grow bananas and make bunches like
have known but then it is deep table the year round. The next sea-
than the corn, and some orange I these I mention.
enough." sprouts, enough stuff to turn off five Our guavas and mangoes. are com- son, as my trees and vines come into
Suppose the roots went to China in hundred head of beef cattle fat. For ing on vigorously from the old roots bearing, I expect to have thousandsof
search of food, would they be able to fear the cattle will bite the orange and there ought to be' quite ,some bushels of fruit to dispose of.
bring up enough potash and other sprouts all this good feed will be lost.I guavas next year. Our orange trees With the 'pleasing prospect for the
plant food to counterbalance that do not, by any means, wish to be are doing as well as could be expected. future, and with good health and ap-
which was taken from the surface ? understood' being opposed to Al- Some of our groves were hurt as bad- petites I and my family enjoy. am \
I Or how much commercial fertilizer falfa or anything else that will add to ly as in almost any part of the State, satisfied with my experience in diver-
t would it require to send those roots to the material interest of Florida. Far I while some show no effects of the cold sified farming in the South.-Am. -'
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so great a depth ? from it, for I am very much alive to blast whatever. These latter are on Agriculturist. .
I It is an authenticated fact that the what I believe to be her glorious agri- our low ground on the river and with Pecan Culture.
largest returns from a crop of corn, cultural future. good windbreaks. Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower:

'i! two hundred bushels or more, was Johnson grass, pearl millet, Ger- PETER J. NEVINS. The very unsatisfactory, prices of all .
, made on a poor acre of ground in man millet, sweet fodder corn, crab- :Merritt's Island, Sept. 29, '95. perishable fruits should give all southern '
South Carolina; but when .the'figureswere grass, crow-foot grass, joint grass of 4 (fruit growers and farmers a nut to
given it,was seen that the fertilizer three kinds, bunch grasses of half a Piny Woods Farming. crack, and this nut seems to me to be
and work cost more than the corn dozen kinds, beggar-weed and cow About eight years ago .I came to the pecan.

was worth. peas will do more for Florida, with Washington county, Florida, for my When a fruit tree will grow in any
Such farming would certainly be less work and no expense for com- health, and after living here a year I kind of soil, and the pecan will, and '
very pleasant in Washington City, mercial fertilizer, than all the alfalfaor found my health so much improved live as long as this fruit, one hundred
where one, after eating a dinner of clover you can plant with all the that I concluded to remain and de. years or more, it is strange to me to
stewed terrapin, fried oysters and can- commercial fertilizer you can put on velop a farm in the "piny woods." hear the constant cry, 0, it takes so
vass-back duck, could sit down in a them. I will except crimson clover The results are that I have now 100 long for a pecan tree to bear, we can
finely-furnished government office, until I give it a trial this winter. acres cleared and under cultivation, plant something which will give us a
backed by a comfortable salary, and Now, my brother farmers in all with plenty of fruit coming on, suchas return in one half the time."
write about it. But when you come candor, have you not had enough to pears, peaches, grapes and pecans, Granted that it takes a ,seedlingfrom
to practice it in Florida, or any part do with stuff advertised to make unheard that are in and coming into bearing. ten to fifteen years to come into
of the South, you would soon find it of crops, only by the use of Believing in thorough cultivation bearing, that does to-day cut no figure,
would not turn out so much hay.I commercial fertilizers? Have they and diversified farming, I have removed since grafting and budding are a suc-
have some personal knowledge of not cost you enough? Let's call a the stumps at comparativelysmall cess. : *
most of the States east of the Rocky halt, and when we can command expense, by digging and burn- Where buds are put into large trees '
Mountains, but fail to fix it in my means enough to employ labor to do ing them at odd times, which enablesme they will begin to bear in two or three .
mind that any one of them has a experimental gardening and intensive to use improved implements. I years; this is no theory, but an actual .
rowing season that will admit of being farming then we shall want only one plow the land deep in the winter season proven fact. ,Not alone this, but one -
divided so that alfalfa or any other acre to make more hay than most of ,with heavy two horse plows, turn year old grafts on two and three year ,I
plant may be cut and made into hay us ever had at one time in all our ing under corn and cotton stalksalsothe old stocks have grown and matured ,
"seven and eight times." Here, wherewe lives. grasses of various kinds that thick- nuts, equally as good and large as,. i
have the longest growing season, Climatic influences have more to do ly cover the ground, after cultivation Irom the odd bearing: trees. Now, <
you may cut pearl millet four times with growing things in Florida than I of the crops ceases, which I find im- with these facts before us, we ''cannot .'
during a very favorable season, but commercial fertilizers. What assist- proves the land wonderfully if plowed keep the pecan in the background any

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

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

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: "

attention is also called to the following brand :
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Ammonia..................6 to 7 per" cent... Ammonia f ..... ........ :...a to 4 per cent.
Available Phosphoric Acid..4 to 6 "
Potash,(Actual)....... .....3 too Potash Available(Actual Phosphoric) .... ...Acid......4to6 to 8 II "

PRICE, $32.00 Per Ton f. o. b,, Jacksonville. PRICE, $22.00 Per Ton, f. o. b., Jacksonville.
Lowest prices on CottonSeed: ,Meal, Nitrate Soda, Sulphates and Muriates of Potash. Write us for prices on any thing you may need.


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longer, but give it the same considera. seems strange why a nut tree should taken from the orchard the soil was our getting a grass that is a nuisanceand

tion we give to other fruit trees. be different in this respect from any well plowed and put in condition for a pest ?
I other fruit tree. another seeding. Now while I will admit that an acre
Those who planted :'pecan trees .
Remainder. next week.] Fifteen the land mention of good grass is worth more than an
some years ago are and will 'be reap s. .. years ago
ed was cultivated in corn and cotton. acre of grain, we must have some
ing a benefit from their foresight whena A Mississippi. Peach Orchard.
good people are hesitatingfrom The average yield was approximately, grain, and I do not like to be put to
many Located on a clay ridge in a fruit
to another if they shall one bale of cotton to three acres, or such diligent use of the plow as it requires -
one year section of the State is a ten-acre peach
ahead of the
bushels of corn to the acre. to keep Johnson
make the venture or not.I orchard which was planted early in the
Time food and careful tillage' have grass.
do not propose to claim the extravagant spring of 1894. I describe it as I saw One of his
brought about the change that ren- my neighbors grows
' results some writers.try' to it 26th of the The
? year. watermelons in field.
dered this piece of land now capableof a beggarweed
stuff the public with, that a pecan tree trees were set in rows twenty feet apart, sustaining and bringing to maturity When he lays them by the seed comes I
from twelve to,fifteen years old, and a the trees sixteen feet apart in the row. and the time the melons
during one season, the various crops up, by are
seedling at that,will bear from twenty- Each row stood on a broad bed six mentioned. ripe it is two or three feet high. He
five to thirty bushels of nuts. I never feet wide. This left a space of four
Nothing preventing, I shall see this had melons weighing up to 8o34(
heard of one tree bearing more teen feet between each bed. This
orchard again in the near future, and pounds, just as fine as anybody could
than 'six' barrels,and those are'old, iso. space was divided into four smaller
wish But for from
through the columns of to eat. protection
your paper
lated and exceptionally large and beds or ridges each one four and a
will take pleasure in giving inquiring sunburn, he found that boxes, such as
thriftv trees.Whenever. half feet wide. Now, follow me care- he covered the hills with
readers the results obtained since my to protect
my trees will give me fully. On the six-feot beds half of the last visit.Southern Farm Gazette. them from frost, and palmetto leaves,

one barrel per tree I shall consider orchard was planted in cucumbers, were the best protection.The .

myself a made man; one bushel when three hills four feet apart in sixteen- I Major's advocacy of his "friend"
Johnson to Major
ten years old I would consider a ,very foot spaces between the trees. The Grass-Reply reminds me of the story of the new!

satisfactory result, because the priceof four and a.half foot rows between the Campbell. pastor, who was inquiring of the old!

our fancy nuts is not to be com- cucumber beds were planted in sweet Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: deacon the special traits of character!

pared with the market quotations, as potatoes. Musk melons, peanuts and Major Campbell, in his "Counter- of his new members.

fancy nuts never reach the stores, but sweet corn occupied the other half of blast," proves all my points against Well,what sort of a woman is Miss

are engaged by private parties long the orchard, the melons taking the planting Johnson grass. He says he Smith ?"

before. Fancy,nuts at this time of the broad rows in place of the sweet pota- got it in his hammock watermelon She is a pretty hard case. She,has

year cannot be bought from the grow toes, The corn stood two stalks to patch by putting a shovelful of stable a terrible temper. I would not live

er.being; all sold to pecan dealers.long the hill, the hills being two feet apartin manure in the hills. The seed was in with her for anything in this world. I

ago to be retailed at $2.00 to $2.50 per the row. Half way between each the manure. There is no way in which just don't believe sheds a Christian,"

pound (?). hill of corn and the next was a peanut you can keep it from spreading all said the deacon.

There'seems to be a general belief plant. Notes taken on the conditionof over your place. If you carry your My friend,the Lord can live with
the various, crops named, on the stable manure to your garden and plowit
that a nut tree'is very difficult to trans- a good many people that you and I
date of inspection run as follows Soil in it will come there. It will
that will : up the
plant, or transplanted trees cannot, replied pastor.
in fine tilth; no grass or weeds to be come in your strawberry patch, in
make good shade trees but not bear, Now the Major can live with his
or that trees should not be older than seen; trees have made a good growth your onion patch, and in your sweet friend, the Johnson grass, but I can-

one year, so as to get the whole tap. since the date of planting; cucumberand potato patch. It will come every- not. I don't believe it is a good Chris-
melon vines about cover the space where, and there is only one way to tian grass, nor that it belongs in a civ-
root.We apportioned'to them, cucumbers being get rid of it then, and that is to sell the ilized I delivered
will take the last question" first country. am now
boxed for shipment; melons not quite place and buy one free from it.
A old tree has but from its annoyance, for I have rooted
one-year ,? pecan ready for shipment potato vines meet- Our people of Palm Springs are :
few and very short lateral roots, as it out, and will ever be thankful of it.:
the tree always tries to reach ing between the rows; sweet corn great believers in grass, and are saving S. P. SHEPHERD.
young about ready for market; perfect standof many tons of fine hay. I have several Palm Fla.
moisture with its first before Spring,
tap-root ,
peanuts, plants can scarcely be cov- acres of beggarweed, some of it eight
out laterals. Now this ..
sending ered with two hands. Each separate feet high, and on receipt of your last
teaches us not to plant one-year-olds,, crop seems to vie with the others to paper I was cutting as pretty crab- I II I What the Legislature Might Do.
without laterals will
nut tree
as a excel; a pretty sight to behold. grass as anyone would wish to see.I Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
do well how
hardly ever no matter Later in the season' the owner in. have written several articles advocating The Experiment Station Report of
the cultivation.Two .
generous formed me that after the melons and more attention being paid to Massachusetts for 1893, pages 256 to

to four-year-olds are alwaysmy cucumbers were harvested he plowedthe growing beggarweed and crabgrass for 261, gives the relative proportions of

choice, the.laterals are well devel vines and a good crop of grass under hay and pasture. The Major himself phosphoric acid, potassium oxide (pot-

oped and will take up food and sup- and with them a seeding of cow- says crabgrass is our best grass. It ash) and nitrogen contained in some

poi t the young tree. peas. When the corn was gatheredfor comes on all our cultivated land. It fruits and garden crops, and is interesting :

To show the utterly absurd claimsof roasting ears the stalks were removed covers the land as soon as the.crops reading for any person engagedin '

the nut merchants that transplanting with the fodder in the best are laid by in the summer, protectingthe raising fruits or vegetables. If the

trees will make shade trees only,, stage and fed to stock. This left soil from the sun and the washing geople of Florida now engaged in rais-

they should come here and I will show the 'corn land for the peanuts. On rains, and wherever the land is strong I ing pineapples could have a similar

them lots of transplanted trees, twenty the approach of cold weather good enough makes good hay, and on poor analysis of the pineapple and the plant

years and more old, that are actually yields of potatoes, peanuts and peas land will make good pastures from made by the Florida Experinent Sta-

losing their limbs by breaking with were harvested. During the follow- June till winter. "Do away with. tion and published in THE ,FARMERAND

the immense load of nuts hanging to ing six weeks a large number of shoats i crabgrass and you do away with the. FRUIT .GROWER it would save

them, not alone this year but every feasted and fattened on the good thingsleft best grass we have." Now if crabgrass I many from using a one-sided fertilizerat

year. Some of these-trees were trans in the soil, not injuring a tree in and beggarweed are the best a waste of money. To illustrate I

planted'three to four times. It really the orchard. When the hogs were grasses we can get, what is the use of will quote the report. The sweet po-

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deal.' Under date of May he.
analysis shows the relative propor 25,
wrote: 'Yours of the 20th at hand and l
tions of the fertilizer needed to be: ,
contents do not surprise me, for you ,,
phosphoric acid, I.j; potassium oxide ,
are not in a proper position to view .
White cabbage
(potash,4.6j) nitrogen
; the facts. All of these cars were,, fl
y phosphoric acid, i.j; potassiumoxide
either in such poor condition, or of so I
u; nitrogen, 7.6. For the pine-
apple the analysis should show the relative large a percentage that diversion was
out of the question.' At the requestof
proportions in both the fruit and
the Mr. Dreher rn I
Exchange went to
leaves of the plant.
Chicago, and after a general investi- '
There was formerly a kind of Ex-
had boxes from five
gation, differentcars
periment Station on the gulf coast, but,

as far as pineapple culture was con- repacked which showed an aver- fi.For 'Colic Cholera Morbus all.
Cramps and
age of 20 per cent. decay. ,
cerned, I could"never learn any

benefit of it to the growers, though it Milwaukee"Mr. Stamm of Ontario, being in Summer Complaints, there is no cure equal to
was requested also to visit
had much written about a little garden
patch of pineapples.In Chicago and submit his conclusions. Pain-Killer. Get a bottle to-day. Keep it con-

May 29 he wrote: 'I assure you it
the reports 'mentioned for 1893 looks from stantly on hand for there is kind of
and 1894 are given 260 analyses of discouraging- 15 to 53 : no pain or .
oranges in every box rotten. I wentto
commercial fertilizers and manurial ache-internal or externalthatPainKiller
the different railroad and
substances, i including wood ashes, cot- yards ex-
amined all the there the time
cars at
tonseed meal, the potassium oxides,
(about ten) and with one exception
nitrates etc. also the of all
; averages
found fruit in all.
agricultural chemicals and refuse ma- decayed ,11
"A broker writes on May i, regarding f!
terials analyzed from 1868 to 1894.If .
that report could have been a car of Sweets: 'It showsa will not relieve. Accept no imitation or substitute.
deal of and smells
in hands of the good decay badly
placed the thinking
and must be sold quick. Consignee I Genuine has PERRY DAVIS ,& SON on bottle. The '
farmers and fruit of Florida,
is afraid of the car and will not makea
and they would use a pencil and pa- has been doubled butthe
reasonable offer on it.' He sold it quantity price is still 25C.
and cypher out the equivalents of
per to another at less thanf. .,
party only $20
the fertilizers they need for their crops,
b. On 8 the
o. price. May same
it would be a great saving for them if
broker writes has, here r
: a car
they acted on the information they that about one-third as close as is customary by puttingtwo
runs shrinkage, Apiary.
would gain by so doing. and--- has about slips side by side instead of one.
one 20 per cent.
Calculate the nitrogen at 15 cents These from other The planter had fertilized doubly on
( are cars Exchanges.)
per pound, high grade sulphate of It is such of this ground and the plants bid fair to APIOULTURAL ITEMS-NO. 3.
an unpleasant part our
potash at 5%! cents per pound, .themuriate business to hear nothing but growls. yield as many and as large fruits as

of potash (actual potash) at How much shrinkage should those set out singly. In other words, Some Points on the Requisitions for

cents pound and the phos- you Securing Good Crops of Sur-
per feel would be proper before a firm 28,000 plants occupying an acre in- ..

phoric acid at 5 cents per pound.I should kick? I don't want to be stiff, stead of the usual 14,000, seemed eachto plus Honey.

saw, some years ago, a loose sheet neither do I want the Exchanges to ,,do as well ::s it spread over two I Editor Fanner and Fruit Grower:

sent out by the Florida Agricultural take all the risks and let the buyers acres. While I do not advocate this Strong colonies-colonies having

Department with some of the above take all the profits..' plan, as it has not been sufficientlytested from thirty to fifty thousand field beesat

mentioned information on it. And As to the causes of this conditionthe I allude to !it t to prove that it is the_opening of the honey flow_ are

while the intelligent voter is doing his "Times" adds: "Evidence is not safer to plant too close than not close the colonies that give the big yields of

figuring let him also figure on sendingmen wanting to establish the fact that fer- enough. If a plant is healthy and surplus honey.To .

to the legislature that will give tilizers which produce tree growth also takes a.good vigorous start and keepsit 'secure these strong colonies,

the able head of the Florida Agricul- produce fruit with poor keeping qual. up the first twelve months, no mat- with bees of the right age, to do good

tural Department a sufficient appro- ities. Sheep and stable manures and ter how the field is planted or cared work in the field one needs to com-

priation to properly carry on and pub nitrates are of this class. On the for, one good crop is assured. After menceabout: two months in advanceof

! lish and circulate the work of the ex- those containing that, if planted too wide, there will be the expected flow from which they
contrary large
periment station and of the Florida of phosphates and phosphoric percentages trouble; also, if they have not been count upon their surplus honey.It I

Horticultural Society. Men that will acid produce the best fruit for ship. properly cultivated and fed there will takes about five weeks to develop

care for the interests of the- fruit ping. If the tree be well fed with be a falling off in the second crop. the bee from, the egg to the fully developed -

grower, the vegetable grower and the these, it will hold its fruit better, and field bee-three weeks from
inhabitants of the villages of Florida the time the egg is laid until the bee
and not be dominated few produce a larger crop. of better sizes. What Will Make'My Pear Trees,Bear?
.by a hog ...-- hatches, and two more weeks beforeit

and cattle men. Notes on Pine Culture-No. 3. is ready to forage and bring in
C. D. MUNSON. GENTLEMEN : I would be glad to from the fields.A .
There is quite a range between the
,:Ankona.. Brevard Co., Fla. extremes of distance in planting pines, have you tell me in your paper what queen, in a normal colony, laysat
will make bear if .
trees possible.I
... pear the rate of about to
-- but experience teaches that it is bet- I 1,000 1,500
but do
have few
a trees they not
Shipping Quality of California ter to plant too close, than not close bear. I heard what would keep the eggs per day. Commencing early in
the spring when the colonies are weakin
Oranges. enough. Years the tendency was
bloom on.; they say if you put ashes on
It has always been supposed that to improve on the method of planting them it will keep the bloom on; but I numbers, say a couple of quarts or

the California orange, whatever else close as was practiced on the Keys, want to know what will make the bloom. 10,000 to 12,000 bees, the queen will

r it may be, was preeminently a carry- by giving plants: more space with the Thanking you in advance for your not average more than 500 or Goo.

ing fruit. The "Pomona Times" is expectation of a corresponding in- trouble, I remain, eggs per day ; but as soon as the first

publishing a series of articles of much crease in the size of the fruit. But it Yours young bees commence hatching out,
most respectfully, "
interest to fruit growers'on that coast, is now generally conceded that in. K. P. for there are "nurse bees, they rap-

and few froma creasing the does not increase idly increase until at the height of the
we quote a paragraphs space Crescent City, Fla., July 20, 1895.
late one: 'the size of the fruit in proportionateratio is season just before the harvest, they
The writer of the above probablytoo
while it various diffi- frequently reach 2,000 eggs per day,
"This question of allowances on ac- aggravat es ofa
far south to make the growing
count of the condition of the. fruit on culties. By wider planting the soil is n n."A Ytre when)if left at their own .will they

arrival at destination- promised to assume exposed longer to the burning heat of pears: jjiuuuuuwcuports success: : : Fla. would diminish the egg laying aboutas
come from St. Petersburg, ,
such proportions that the direc- the sun before the foliage can shade it, of the rapidly as it was increased.
of the successful fruiting
Antonio de- and in hot this has pear. Bees will not "breed up" (rear
tors of the San Exchange a very season a of
But thus far we have few reports
termined to investigate independentlyof very bad effect on the plants, often its.successful cutivation in.South'Flor. young) and populate their hives unless
channels Mr. them and there is honey coming in or there is
the usual provided. stunting giving opportunityfor
ida. Age and plentiful use of potash
in the hive. So it be-
Dreher of Pomona, was in St. Louis the red spider to gain a footholdon and phosphoric acid will probably be an ample store

and had been advising the Exchangeoffice them. comes very apparent that'unless nat ;

of the situation there. On May Then, too, the suckers which come, an advantage, even. thus. far south. ural forage is to be had, one will-only .

17, he wrote: 'Eeyry car of orangesfor up to bear the second crop being farther *- -* gain \the best results by a little stimulating .

two weeks past has arrived in bad apart do not support each otheras Florida ranks third among the states feeding for a few weeks before '

condition and the trade has lost money well. I have seen fine, vigorous of the Union i in the value per acre of the harvest to secure a good force of

time which had been set twice farm products bees.
during,that practically on every I plants just


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The daily consumption of a colony. removed to make room for the feeder. move the honey from the hives, but bor he must pen them. He replied,
when breeding up is not far from Then make preparation and get thingsin allow it to remain and get thoroughly "I'll be darned if I do." I went into
about one pound per day. At other shape for harvesting the coming ripened and all sealed up tight by the town and told a lawyer my business,
seasons it is not more than six to crop, for with good strong colonies as bees, for if removed before it is thor- and told him I didn't want to follow
eight ounces and during the winter the result of the above preparation in oughly ripened the condensing and the statute law, but wanted to arrest
when the colonies stop 'breeding altogether way of feeding, if there is any honeyto absorption of moisture will cause the the man under 'common law. He replied -
it is not more than four ounces be.had you will get it. The sections capping to break, and leakage is the "That is just what I would ad-
per day. for comb honey, should be put result. When the honey is removed vise you to do." He said, "I will '
For stimulating when the colonies on at the first appearance of the combs from the hives, it should be stored ina make out the papers and have them
have some honey in the hives I find being whitened along the top bars or, warm, dry room. As early as pos- served right away and in about two
about four to six or eight ounces, according -: vhat is more sure, the presence of sible remove it from the cases it was hours you will hear from him." In-
to strength of colony, of their new honey in the combs. A singlecase stored in by the bees, .and scrape each side of two hours his uncle had foundme
liquid feed to be about the daily requirements of sections should be given at section clean of any bits of wax or and asked what would settle the
for securing the best re- first and when this is partly filled, propolis, and then crate it in small I matter between Sam and I. I told
sults. This feed can be made of one say half full, a second case is added shipping crates, having glass on one !I him $10. He paid me and went and t
part water 'to three parts honey or it by raising the first one and puttingthe side to show the -contents. The 24- liberated Sam. He went home a wiser
can be made of best granulated sugar, empty case underneath.This section, single-tier crate is one of the man. He could pen his pigs after
ten pounds, water one gallon and creating a vacancy in the mid- best, and a very popular size. In that.Now
honey one quart. The diluted honey dle of the hive is against the bees' desires crating the honey a sheet of manilla I want to know why is a man
seems to give just a little the best re- and they will almost double their paper should be put in the bottom and obliged to follow statute law in Flor-
sults, but the granulated sugar syrup energies to fill that ,place. Herein lies another, sheet laid on the top before ida and not in other States? And if
with flavoring of honey as above an- the secret of getting large yields of putting on the cover; this to absorb the legislature of one State can't makea
swers all purposes. In feeding it is comb honey; always keep coaxing any dripping from a slight leakage' law to supersede common law how
quite important that all colonies shouldbe them on, 'as fast as they get the space that would otherwise muss up and discolor can any State? Will some one answerD. ?
fed regularly, each night.. Just at almost filled raise the upper cases and the sections it came in contact MEAD in Florida Agriculturist.
dusk] is the best time, owing to the slip in another empty case. It is their with. The honey also should be ..IM.-
freedom from robber bees that are I instinct to work from the top down- graded, making three grades-" fancy Shall Florida Become a Waste?
prone to follow, one around during the wards, and when once well started at white," '. fair to good" and "seconds."
day light hours when feeeing is doneat the,top they will fill that portion and If intended for distant markets, ALACHUA Co., Sept. 10, '95.
such times. continue the work downward as longas about eight of these small crates From Florida Ruralirt.!
For a feeder-there are many good the flow lasts and the apiarist gives should be packed in a large case, hav- If a man should trespass upon
ones, but I will only mention a simpleone the needed room. Don't give this too ing two or three inches of straw at my farm and injure my crops I can
in reach of everybody. It is fast, and don't go to the other extreme the bottom to prevent 'too sudden jars prosecute him, but his hogs can do
simply a common tin, fruit or milk and be too slow, (for frequently, dur- from rough handling. This largecase me any amount of damage and I haveno
can with a bunch of dry grass stuffed in ing the,height of the season in a good should have two strips 1x3 nailed on remedy, hence the advantage of
it to give the bees a way of getting at flow, strong colonies will bring in each side near the top, with their ends being a hog instead of a man. The
feed without being drowned. Place eight! ten or twelve pounds of raw, projecting about six or seven inches, prospect is now the few poor niggers
this in the upper story or in the case thin nectar during a day. Thus will forming handles to lift it by and also living within a mile or two of me will
of a single story hive, remove two of be seen the necessity of supplying am- to prevent turning end over end by succeed in compelling me to leave, for
the out-side combs and place the ple room, for it takes several days for the roustabouts of the railroad and the hogs can dig under or climb over
feeder at one side. It can he easily the bees to ripen and get their nectar steamboat transfer companies.In any fence about my farm, and I haveno
filled by merely shoving the cover to ready to be sealed up and ready for a my next I shall treat on the remedy, save the shotgun. Had
one side and pouring the feed from removal; so always see that your bees harvesting of a crop of liquid or extracted known that such a law existed in Flor-
some suitable carrying can-a wateringpot have ample room, .and ..never. allow honey and its preparation for ida,. I would never have come from
r T
is excellent by removing the rose them to get crowded. The 4r4x4yx market. A. ,*. JROWN. the North here, and 11 i knew that
or top. It makes no difference 1 y.B j inch section, holding about one San Mateo, Fla., Sept. 30, 1895. any of my friends contemplated movingto I
should you pour it right over some of pound, is the most popular size, and I .- Florida to engage in agriculture I
the bees for they can easily crawl out advise using a good-sized starter of Common Law vs. Statute Law. would certainly notify them concern- \
by means of the grass as a ladder, and ,foundation comb,at least half the depthof ing this cursed law. To illustrate: :
are soon licked slick and dry by the the section. I also, advise the use Common law requires every man to Yesterday my men broke my corn,
others. This when in the hive, but of separators-preferably wood-be-; take care of his animals or pay the throwing it into small piles; while the
if it was done away from home the tween each two rows of sections; this damage they do. The fence law of men were at dinner a drove of a
results would ,no doubt be disastrous. insures straight, evenly filled sectionsof Florida is unjust and unconstitutional.In dozen hogs dug under the fence, went
As soon as the honey from the honey that command the best prices. New Jersey I had a neighbor in and ate five of these piles of corn.
fields commences coming in in quantities In our moist, damp climate, where who had twenty pigs. They found The law says I render myself liable if
to warrant, discontinue feedingand the days are hot and the nights cool, my sweet potato field and began their I shoot or in any way injure them.
return the combs that were do not be in too great a: hurry to re work of destruction. I told my neigh That law is not observed so far as I



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know, at least in this'section, but one's
property is constantly exposed by the
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I The only remedy that I can see is to Edited by'S. S. DeLANOY, Apopka, Fla. APOPKA. ';

of the State. While I have
I get out and
Layers Non-Layers. .
I expended thousands of dollars in improvements r THOROUGHBRED';' ,
If the most prolific hens were retained
and all "
pay taxes on INDIAN GAMES. .J \
the worthless and 'the worthless ones mar.
these improvements, keted Good General Purpose Fowl. Best Table Fowl known.
a great improvement would
I nigger pays comparatively nothing,
but his hog is a constant menace. soon result. It is the keeping of the BLACK MINORCAS.Greatest .

j Talk about immigration to Florida; drones that makes expenses large and layer oflarge, White Eggs.
receipts small. It is loss of time and
better discuss how to get out of Flor- a BLACK LANGSHANS.General
ida to some State where it is better to money to feed ten hens to secure eggs .
'[from only five. A small flock of lay- purpose Fowl, Best Asiatic for Florida
if he
be a man than a hog, protection :
I by the law of the State. Jus. ing hens is more valuable than a large FOWLS FOR SALEi SB EGGS IN SEASON.

1,: tice demands that this law of protection flock that is "expected" to begin lay. A few Cockerels at $i SO and$2 oo. Will cost more next month. Buy now and save SO per
ing. Dont depend on uncertainties.The cents. Fowls shipped at single express rates. One half the usual cost.
I'' to the dear hog should accompany -
il every inducement that is offered, hens that are not laying during MEAT MEAL, CRYSTAL GRIT, OYSTER SHELL, ETC.
those periods of the when all the
i held out or published in our papers to year s. S. DeL-ANOV. PROP.Having .
: induce Northern immigration to Flor- conditions for so doing are in their

:', ida, that they may know how dearly the favor, will give but little profit when other property will sell my Orange and Poultry Farm located on Lake Apopka. 18
I razorback is protected and how the conditions are against them.It Acres, 12 in Grove. Good building, stock implements etc. Bargain price. Terms easy'; or will
lovely ,
for well located Write.
exchange property.
of is a great risk to keep a flock of
the rights tax-payers are ignored.Let
the newspapers of Florida and all hens on the probability that they are
about Floridato "about" to lay. The most deceiving
correspondents writing
their friends and the public in the hens in that respect are those that are Chops Shown.Exactlyas ENTERPRISE .

North, tell the truth about the curse apparently in a very healthy and

that the agriculturist and fruit grower thrilty condition, but are too fat. On Meat Chopper

has to meet with, the expense he is to the principle that"food makes eggs,"
these hens are Jed liberally and while BtfSF that he may protect his crops, fruit TINNED
and grapes. We can gracefully their appetites will satisfy the most .",. chops, easily, meat for sausage, hash, and mince meat, -
the frost and the freeze, but to be sanguine owner, the bottom of the suet,tripe, cod fish, scraps for poultry, corn for fritters, etc.
cept and egg basket is never covered. Finally, No. 6,$2.-No. 10,$3. The only perfect chopper ever made. All sizes, from the
constantly day night, time flies small family chopper to the largest power machine. Ask for it at'the hardware
as on, the season is well ad-
year in and year out, by a pack of dealers. Catalogue free. THE ENTERPRISE MFG. CO..3d Dauphin 51$.,PHILADELPHIA,PA.
vanced, a little reflection points to
hungry hogs, requires a larger amount
. of grace than is usually in a Christian the fact that such hens cannot, now -

heart. pay for past favors, even should they' not yet persuaded the good man to let not be so pleasant to catch and change

Why does the colored man make begin laying; and the accounts place me,have the dozen Leghorns, for he is them.

more cotton and less corn? He will them on the wrong side of the bal-- planting garden again ; but if I had One reason fowls sometimes leave

tell you the hogs will destroy the corn, ance sheet. And now, when the hens them would put some of my theory their houses and take to the trees and

but will not injure the cotton. For begin to lay, having been highly fed, into'practice, perhaps. Of one thingI fences is that the house is so infested

" the want of corn, before the winter is the moulting stage comes on, and it am sure, they should have shelterin with lice that they can get no.sleep or
4 ''I i he needs takes them three months to shed their the without in it.Every.
half must
'J : gone, buy corn, rainy season having to rest
enable his horse to old feathers and put on a new suit- under the house sud- took
': at a high price, to run to escape a washday we the strong
begin to make a new crop for the all at their owner's expense. den shower.bath, no matter how much hot suds and thoroughly scalded every
coming season. To illustrate: I of- There is a wide difference in hens. the bath might be needed.I joint and place where insects could

fered my colored man ten acres of Some will begin laying late in the fall, do know something about feeding harbor in the hen-house: and rid our-

good land for corn; he declined it be- lay on through the winter and duringthe poultry, and think it very easy to pro- selves of a very bad case of mites.

cause of the roving hogs near to the summer, losing no time until Au- cure meat for them without going to Shave a pound of soap in a gallonof

land, knowing full well they would destroy gust or September, when they beginto the butchers (often there is no water, and when the soap is dissolved -

the corn before he could gatherit. moult. But moulting is fatal to such butcher to go to). Game is not and the water boiling, remove

It would not be an unprofitable hens, as they receive no credit for scarce ; rabbits, birds that prove to it from the fire and add a half( gallonof

subject for our law-makers to consider, their good works. If they set an ex- be an injury and good for nothingas kerosene, agitating briskly for ten

whether it is better to keep on the ample of usefulness they lead their no doubt everyone knows thereare minutes, A creamy substance results..

statute books a law that is broken by owners to expect them to continue, such-no matter how much we Add six gallons of water, stirring whileso

citizens, county judges and jury, or and as soon as they fail to keep on, may dislike "to kill the birds, the doing, and apply,at any time to the

to amend the law and encourage their heads fall under the hatchet for little birds" ; gophers too, are plentiful poultry house with a sprayer or water-

farmers to come to Florida. Is not simply resting from their labors, while and when the shell is broken (as ing pot. Death to lice.-Farm Jour-

one respectable, intelligent, enterprising the fat drone hens that have been ex- it must be for them) the hens will nal.

,family in our midst more to be desired pected to begin, are retained a second make a feast.
than a law that will forever keep year in the hope that they will do bet- What birds would you: advise a

him from coming to the State? I ter. Virtue does not receive its reward newcomer to experiment upon ? Are FraucKT'Fruit Wrappers.NO .

much prefer such a man for a neigh- even among the hens. Indi- not Brown Leghorns as good as any,
bor than'a roving hog hanging about vidual merit is swallowed up in the and better than Langshans or Black

watching for an open gate or the bars vices of the whole number.PoultryKeeper. Spanish ? M. G. M. MORE CHEATING.

down that he may come and steal my St. Thomas, Fla. ,
Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may;
crops.I FOOT NOTES. now know that they get an honest ream
would not wish to be understood Queries of a Novice. of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 sheetsto
Farmer and Fruit-Grower Hens cannot make nor chickens -
Editor eggs dealers
that I dislike the.colored man, rather ream as some unscrupulous
I the opposite, but it's the infamous law The following "foot notes" may not meat while they are feeding lice supply.
l come amiss, as you truly say "Clean- with their life blood.A .
that few take advantage of. Rare- OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed
f very colored liness is next to godliness, not only in wash of chlorate of potash in vin-
ly will a respectable man keep
hogs to run at large, preferring to the human tribe but also in the egar is good for canker sores in the Wrappers are put up in packagesof
within enclosure.If feathered.'" I have often wonderedat mouth and throat of fowls. 1000 each, and each Wrapper is
keep them an the little care bestowed on hens Get breeders some time before theyare numbered: in printing, consecutively
I was in my old Alma Mater from 1 to 1000. No one can
needed that become
office in Massachusetts I and chickens, and at the unreasonable they may
would newspaper herald this infamous law broad belief that they do better in every accustomed to their new home. It is HONESTLY BEATour

cast throughout the law that he who way if left to themselves entirely. I none too early to buy now.
read. R. P. know many who never feed their Be sure to save for the chickens prices. Send for samples and prices
uns might
!*.. poultry, but they expect eggs just the all waste mortar, new or old, when toTHE

N. Hallock, in Rural New Yorker, same. Of course, some feed too much, plastering, or laying brick or stone. JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO.
has discovered that the petunia, but, as in all other things, there They will find use for it next winter.

planted among potatoes, is a remedyfor must be a r&ppy medium. I don't Now train the young fowls to leave JERSEY CITY, N. J.

the potato bug. It is well worth consider myself an oracle, am not the trees and roost in the house. By N. B.-We do not deal in unprinted

trying. even "up to date" in poultry, have and by when frosty nights come.it will wrappers. '


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State News. Our Rural I Home.Edited get husband into print poisonings, the ,wife the beatings elopements, the, SCOTT'S' I

the divorce cases, are the accidents of .
Dr. J. E. Brecht, of the Indian mis Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS family.life and no more common than
sion has returned from the north St. Thomas. Fla. CARBO-.DIGESTIVE.$>
: part other convulsions of nature, explosionsand
of the State. It is stated that he will On the Defensive. accidents of travel. '

endeavor to keep the wild orange God set men in families. No bet- COMPOUND. I
grove for the Indians.-Fort Myers From the Florida Ruralist. ter way has been devised for the s
Press. In these days of woman's work, propagation of the human race and

Mr. Ed L. Wartmann the leading woman's rights, woman's world, fillingnot its high development. Said Samuel
Positively the one Remedy for the treat-
merchant of Citra, has concluded to only the publications devoted exclusively Smiles : ment of
start a three hundred-acre orange to women, but a goodly por- "The home is the crystal of society,
grove in the New River country, and tion of many of our farm and literary the nucleusof national character; and NERVOUS EXHAUSTION, \
for that purpose has sent six of Citra's journals, depicting man's inhumanityto from that source, be it pure or taint-
experienced orange tree planters to women, woman's slavery, the oppressive ed, issue the habits, principles, and Simple and Aggravated forms of
set out the grove.-Ocala Banner. laws on our statute books, maxims which govern public as wellas
Orlando is destined to be the most that will never be removed until woman private life; the nation comes from Dyspepsia and Palpitation of the Heart

popular residence city in this end of has the ballot, when she will be the nursery; public opinion itself is,

the State, and the pineapple center of able to assert her independence, one (for the most part, the outgrowth of the Does your food sour after eating? Are '
the Union. There will be about 100 begins to wonder "whether man is to home; and the best philanthropy comes you easily confused and excited ? Do I'
acres of pines set here this winter, have,any place, reserved for him under from the fireside." you get up in the morning tired and un-
the order of when refreshed, and with a bad taste in the
new society What is
the mother
man woman
which is only an earnest of what will ; mouth ?
follow in that line.-Orlando Reporter.The woman has asserted her independenceand makes him. Can she have a higher Is there a dull cloudy sensation, at-
Gardner & Loomis at her individuality has come to the calling? By seeking man's vocation tended by disagreeable feelings in the: ;
grove, fore. Even now it is proposed to and prerogatives, does she not lose head and eyes ? I
Alva sold last week Mr. Chas.
was to
have Bible-a woman's Bible- Are irritable and restless ?
- a new that which is of infinitely more value you
W. White, of Citra, the price paid be- that should have eliminated from its man's love esteem and for Does your heart thump and cause you
. ing $13,000. Mr. White is another respect to gasp for breath after climbing a flightof
those ideas of the Christ her
pages musty and her love and respect for him stairs?
valuable accession to the property and of St: Paul and other inspired and the of home? Andif
of greater joys Does distress vou to lie on the left
Lee and
owners we hope
writers. Great advances have been she gives the best of her life in side?
to hear that he will make his residence- made in the enfranchisement of women -: physical and mental toil for the support Have you impaired memory, .dimness
among us.-Tropical News. since their day. The idea that of herself and family, can she dot of vision, depression of mind and gloomy

Mr. Moreman, of the Florida Fruit man should be the head of the family, ,and not detract from her greater forebodings These symptoms? mean that are

Exchange, returned -to Jacksonvillefrom the protector, the bread-getter, the and holier calling? suffering 'from Dyspepsia and you Nervous
an extended visit to the pineapple and ,
voter the
'woman housekeeper, Exhaustion.
be continued.
[\To ]
growers on lower Indian river and much more the home-keeper, confined There is no other remedy extant that '1
Lake: Worth last Saturday. He pre- to the house with squalling chil- .- has done so. much for this class of troubles '!
dicts a full two-thirds crop the coming dren--this might have done for Bible Air for the Babies.I as

season, and feels confident that the times but not for now. know babies who after the morning SCOTT'S CARBO-DIGESTIVE
Fruit Exchange will come in for their Grant the demands-all the de bath were tucked into their carriages -

share of the business.-Titusville Star, mands now coming from the press and wheeled out under the CO1IPODND

Henry Carter lives on only fair pine and the rostrum for political, for so- vines and trees, there to sleep three I 3

land west of South Lake Weir, yet he cial, for industrial rights of women and four hours, like cherubs. One I If your case has resisted the usual'I''I
raised 8,000 pounds of cotton, for grant the order of nature be reversedand delicate baby girl, whose father was a methods of treatment we are particularly
which he has been offered four centsa the woman should be the head of farmer in the West, and whose tired anxious to,'have yon give this compounda
pound. Mr. Carter did not payout the man, and not man the head of the little mother did all her own work trial. ,
that she should be the bread. (and that tells We guarantee relief in every case and
one dollar for labor, he and his son, woman, a long story), was sent will cheerfully refund shouldour
aged eighteen, doing all, the work. getter and no longer dependent upon every bright day to the corn field, remedy fail to produce your the money most gratifying -
Mr. Carter thinks that next season the man for support, even the right to where each worker took a turn pushing results. .
this county will grow $75,000 worthof lay brick, carry the hod and to bear the basket wagon. The tall rust- Please remember that the appellation
long staple cotton, and there will arms, if she wants to, while she remanded ling stalks sheltered and sang her to Patent':Medicine\: does not apply to

be more money and better times than her husband to the nursery to sleep; and the springs of life grew Scott's Carbo-Digestive Compound.It .
in five years past.-Ocala Banner. care for the baby. Would she be the radiant and bounding in the little is a prescription put up by'a leading
happier for lording it over the lords ol veins. The doctor said: "You have physician who has made stomach and
The Gilbert Manufacturing Com- creation ? Did you ever see a woman saved the baby and taught all mothersa nervous troubles a specialty for years.
pany, of Kissimmee, has a most inter- We court investigation and earnestlyurge
boss boss her husband rich lesson.
; we mean a over all physicians to write us for the
esting display of ramie fiber, shown in ? Did she have any love for Close to my own Washington home, formula of SCOTT'S CARBO-DIGESTIVE -
all states, from its condition when him ? Did she respect him ? Did all the warm mornings I see city COMPOUND, which we will mailon
gathered from the field to silky-looking she seek to please her husband ? A mothers and nurses come early to the application, that they may satisfy
themselves of its harmless character and
and rich
upholstered goods. woman who can command and love pretty Rock Creek woods with pale, excellent virtues.
This is the only exhibit of, the ramie her husband at the same time is an sick babies, medicines, pillows and
plant made at the Exposition, and in exception very rare one. wraps, there to stay until the hot sun Scott's Carbo-Digestive CompoundIs

view of the interest manifested in the There are innumerable husbands, goes; down hehind the spires of the the most remarkable remedy that I
possibilities of the plant, it will undoubtedly superior to their wives in intellect, edu- city. I have seen: the babies cured of science has produced. It has succeeded
attract a great deal of atten- cation, refinement and spiritualitywho, cholera infantum.and serious summer where all other remedies have failed. ,
tion.-Savannah News, Atlanta cor rather than be tyrants have submittedto diseases by this persistent outdoorlife. Sold by druggists everywhere. $1,00 i
respondence.Mr per bottle. Sent to'any address in
and while .
tyranny, they pre- America on receipt of price. II
Fred B. Ludlow, of Marco, in- served fidelity to their wives and to Never hang canopies or draperies Don't forget that we cheerfully refund ;
forms us that he has now thirty acres their homes, have been without their about nurseries, beds, or cribs. The your money if results are not satisfactory. -
in pineapples and that he realized good wives' affection; and though each is artistic beauty is at the expense of Order direct if your druggist does

prices from his ,crop this season, although true to the other, the relation is one good circulation. Flood your nurse- not have it.Address .
the fruit was of an inferior rather of a partnership, than of the ries with sunshine and God's best and all orders to

character this year. He will increasehis twain who are one flesh. The ideal richest gift-fresh, new air.-American CONCORD CHEMICAL MFG. CO.
pinery to fifty acres when he returns unions are comparatively few, where Agriculturist ,
and intends next season to es. there is but one thought for each and TOPEKA, KAS.
For sale by J. E. Kirk & Co., Main and For-
tablish a canning plant on- his property or.the offspring who are the fruit of Mr. C. C. Smith, recently elected syth streets, Jacksonville.
and put up the fruit instead of the union.In Vice-President the Disston Land ------- ---- ---- ----. -----.

shipping it in the green state, as he is the mass of families selfishness Company, was in the city Monday. 500 BOOKS ETC. FREE.
convinced there is money in it. This prevails, and on the part of the wife Mr. Smith is at the head of a companyof ,
will require the employment of twen- parental love exceeds the marital ,tie, capitalists who have purchased Mr. Send souvenir ten cents of the and Cotton get by States return and mail Interna-a beautiful -
ty-five ,hands for the canning estab and the offspring becomes a bond between Disston's entire interests in Florida, tional Exposition, postage prepaid, and your
lishment alone, so it will be seen that those who plighted their troth, and Mr. Smith has assumed control of name of Commerce's and address special printed"Mail In the Order Atlanta Directory"that Journal -
this industry promises to develop intoan that otherwise might have become the same. He is now engaged in will go to exhibitors and hundreds of mail
order firms who will send
you sample books,
important one for Lee county.Ft. .- severed. thoroughly organizing the companyand papers, etc, FREE.
Myers News.. 'The. infelicities of married life that its employes-Kissimmee Valley. JOURNAL of COMMERCE Atlanta, Ga, ,


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Science for Young Farmers-No.2. A. Its principal work is in the, Charleston, S. C., and St. Augustinewas not grow as well, and their .":. i
formation of wood and leaf. once the center of the orange
NITROGEN. Q. What is ammonia ? growing region. Now, the orangesare
A. Ammonia is an alkali composedof a failure north of Jacksonville and the guava, fig, pomegranate, are
From the Florida Ruralist. three equivalents of hydrogen and an uncertain crop in the latitude of successfully grown. In the dryer por-
Q. What is nitrification ? one of nitrogen. St., Augustine and Pensacola. But in tions of Middle Florida nearly all pa-
A. The process; of forming or con- do tients with catarrhal troubles, bron-
Q. How plants take their food ? this region the pear, peach, grape and
verting into nitre. A. In liquid form. Each rootlet is plum grow and reach their greatest chial or pulmonary disorders, rheumatism -
Q. What is nitre ? a hollow tube or mouth which drinksin perfection. The mean temperature of neuralgia and Bright's diseaseare

I A. It is a salt, called also saltpeter, its food; and nitrogen has to be this region in winter is 60, and in very much benefited in winter and

ammonia, nitrate of soda, nitrate of converted into ammonia before it can summer 80. Now, it is evident that also in autumn, summer and spring,
I potassa and usually termed nitrogen. be thus appropriated by the plant. we cannot send all patients to this but at all times of the year they should

I Q. Of what is it composed ? ... Q. Will nitrogen (or ammonia) in climate in winter. Those who are avoid the low lands, the borders of
A. It is of rivers, unless high and dry and the
principally composed itself cause a plant to grow ? troubled with rheumatism, pulmonary ,
potash, nitrogen and oxygen. A. No. A plant requires for its disorders, catarrh, and bronchitis do swamps, sea and gulf coast.
! Q. From what is it ob- [To be continued']
sources sustenance to use a modern term-a not do well here. The change in
i .
tained ? "balanced ration." It requires with temperature from noon to evening is

A. It exists in large quantities on, the nitrogen, potash, phosphoric acid, great, and the sudden coolness that Amendment to Fertilizer Law.

or near the surface of the earth; andis lime, magnesia, iron and other ma comes with the dark is dangerous to

continually formed in inhabited terials, all of which are found in patients with sensitive lungs, unless The last legislature passed a law

places, in all situations where animal abundance in ordinary soils, with the they take excellent precaution and amending somewhat the existing fertilizer -

matter is decomposed; also in stable exception of phosphoric acid and pot- keep indoors in a temperature as law. .The amending act is as

manure, muck, blood and tankage, ash, which must form the subject of nearly that of the day as possible. In follows :

cotton seed meal and from other another article. this_ __ region a. fire In the__ stove or fireplace Section- ___ 806._.. Fertilizers_ __________' to__ be _1a.hE___>ln l-_
n ---- --- --
sources. Besides large deposits in in the evening is indispensablefrom led : Every bag, barrel, or other package -

Peru and other places.Q. the 1st of November until the 'of commercial fertilizer manufact-

Where else is nitrogen found ? Good Health.Florida's 1st of April, and during the prevalenceof ured, sold in, or imported into this

A. The atmospheric air which sur- "northers" patients should not stay State,.shall have securely attached a
rounds the earth is composed of be- Clmates.! out doors. tag or label, and plainly stamped thereon -

tween 79 and 80 parts of nitrogen.Q. By request of a Northern subscriberwe t MIDDLE FLORIDA.In 'the number of net pounds of fertilizer -
What is its office in the produc- the in the package, the name brand and
reprint following
paper, pre-
Middle Florida the me n temperature .
tion of crops? pared and read before the American trademark under which the fertilizer
A. 'It is one of the principal elements ,- Health Resort Association by E. H. in winter is 70 degrees, in sold, the name and address of the man-

of plant food. Hale, M. D., merely premising that summer 80 to 85 degrees. The northers ufacturer, and chemical analysis, stating ;

Q. Can it be obtained direct from the phrase "Middle Florida," used by are not as severe, especially in- the percentage of ammonia, of

the atmosphere? Dr. Hale, should be Central Florida, land, and the nights are warmer, but potash soluble in water, of available.
A. Yes. the same precautions should be taken phosphoric acid and the from
and that his statement that the penin source
Q. In what way ? sula is steadily growing colder is during the winter months, for the fall which,the same is derived, and insol-
A. By the production of leguminous questionable: very in temperature from 6 to 9 o'clock p. uble phosphoric acid ; also percentageof
m. is often ten degrees. Often in
moisture! contained therein and all
crops. It will be observed that I use the plu- ,
What ? winter the heat.of the sun from 10 a. other ingredients of which it is
Q. are leguminous crops ral in speaking of the climates of Flor- com-
A. Peas, beans, clover, beggar- ida. I do this because it is as im- m., to 3 p. m., is intense. I mean the pounded. The sheriffs. the counties
weed that direct rays of the sun, for it you are of:> this State are hereby authorized andit
; any crop produces a split proper as to speak of the.climate of( the ,
in the shade of a tree or under an
United States. When the is hereby made their duty to seize.
seed.Q.. In what way do these crops sends a patient to Florida for his or umbrella, or a piazza, you do not feel and sell at public sale, each and every

secure nitrogen ? her health, and does not specify the the heat. Many patients catch cold bag, barrel or other package of com-
A. their nitro in .Florida from ignorance of this fact mercial fertilizer manufactured imported
the -
Through foliage part of the State his patient ought to ,
They walk in the sun and get heated into sold in
gen is secured from the atmosphereand to he shows a lamentable ignoranceof or this State which
retained in leaf, vine, and root. that State, for Florida has several and perspiring, they sit down in the shall not have securely attached the
shade and soon find they feel chilly, label mentioned in this
Q. Is there any other process in distinct climates, and that portion of tag or section:
and the result is an illness. This climatic Provided That should the
and owner showto
the legumes securing fixing the the State which is good for one ,
pa peculiarity is not confined to the satisfaction of the sheriff that
nitrogen from the atmosphere in the tient be
injurious to another. It
soil ? may Florida but belongs to 'Mexico, Cali- such tag or label had been attached,
is the general belief the laity
A. Yes. The bacteria are at workin among ifornia, New Mexico, Spain, Italy and and that the same had become detached -
and most of the medical professionthat
even Algeria. I think in no part of the sheriff shall release the
in same
fixing the nitrogen little knotsor
whole of
the the State of Florida is
the world did I feel the evening without to the All fertilizers -
.nodules in the roots of the plant, cost owner.
low, damp and malarious. Now, thisis
in Califor-
for such time as it may be made avail- change so unpleasantly as shipped in bulk to consumers
not true. It only applies to one or
nia on the Pacific slope. In Cuba shall be the
able the cultivation subject to penalties
by of the pro-
proper two sections of the State as I shall
try the
and Jamacia and the Bermudas vided in this section
soil, and its occupancy by other crops and show on the outline ,-upon any attemptto
that have not the capacity to gatherthe which I place you before map change at night is not so abruptandvery evade the payment of such tax. All
nitrogen from the atmosphere, but you. much less. In Cuba in Januaryand money or proceeds derived from seiz-

which require it for successful growth.Q. DIVISIONS OF THE STATE. March it is scarcely felt, the ther ure and sale of fertilizers shall be cov-

'Is nitrogen found in the ash of You will observe that I have dividedthe mometer not dropping more than 4 into the State Treasury.
plants ? State horizontally into three divis. degrees at night. Not all of Middle Approved June i, "1895.
ions Florida Florida has this cool change in the .
A. No. namely: Upper reachingfrom -*
I of evening, for there is a portion on the
Q. Why not ? 31 degrees 2912 degrees
Deafness Cannot be Cured
Gulf coast that is more even in tem-
it latitude Middle Florida from
A. Because is not a chemical ; 294
plant-food found in the earth. The degrees to 274 degrees, and Lower perature, because there is less average by local applications as they cannot
air I shall referto reach the diseased portion of the ear.
in the but
Florida from de- humidity ,
ash of the plant being simply the or- 2714 degrees to 25 this further There is only way to cure deafness, and
ganic and inorganic plant-food taken grees or nearly to Key West. on. that; is by constitutional remedies. Deaf-
from the earth. Now, when I tell you that each of THE ORANGE BELT. ness.is caused by an inflamed conditionof

Q. Is nitrogen therefore liable to the above divisions represents a quite This Middle Florida is the orange the mucous lining of the Eustachian

escape ? different climate you need not be sur belt-where that fruit grows to perfec- Tube.have a When rumbling this tube sound is inflamed or imperfect you

A. Yes. It is .liable to evaporate, prised. tion. It reaches from Palatka to Char- : hearing, and when it is entirely closed,
or be washed away in surface drain UPPER FLORIDAis lotte Harbor. The lemon, lime and Deafness is the result, and unless the inflammation -

age of the land. like Georgia and Alabama, where grape fruit grow in this region, par. can be taken out and this
How it be below the de i tube restored to its normal condition,
Q. may prevented ? frost and snow are not infrequent, ticularly twenty-eighth I hearing will be destroyed forever nine
A. By the proper occupancy of the and cold northwestern and eastern gree. Above that it is sometimes injured cases out of ten are caused by catarrh; ,

land with crops which shall take up winds are quite trying to an invalid. by frosts, for they are more sen- which is nothing but an inflamed condition
the nitrogen as it is converted into The fruits of this region are differ- sitive to the frosts than the orange. of the mucous surfaces.
ammonia and made available for plant- ent from the other divisions. Thereis The grape does well in this region, We will give One Hundred Dollars for

no doubt that every decade or'century the prospects are that certain portions} any case of Deafness (caused by, catarrh) .
food.Q. that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
What is the principal work of the whole of Florida is growing of it will become a profitable wine Cure. Send for circulars free.F. .

nitrogen or ammonia in. the structureof colder; Oranges and lemons, bananas producing country. Below the twen.. J. CHENEY & CO.,-Toledo, 0.

the plant ? and. jgs) once grew as, far\ north as I ty-eighth, peaches plums and pears do Sold( by Druggists, 75 cents.

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Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower Canneries. has been extensively copied and commented duce the rates in order to get the stuffto

.' It is idle for the growers of Floridaever upon, it is shown that with an carry.

. to think of growing and canningthe assessed real and personal property of But the vigor and self denial of the
TERMS OF! SUBSCRIPTIONFor staple vegetables and fruitsof $90,000,000 in 1894 the State turnedout "Boston tea exist
One Year ...................i.........82.00 great party no more.
, For Six Months..... .................. ..... i.oo the temperate zone to compete at a products valued at $44,551,300.In After a few ineffectual conventions at
In Foreign Countries ..in... .all......::.;...cash.... 3.00 in profit with the growers of the States other words an area of 5,000,000 Orlando and Gainesville, sending del

advance."Subscriptions No discount allowed cases on one's north of us where the soil, in many acres af cultivated land sustains a egations to the railroad headquartersto

. own subscription(except in a club), but to places, was cropped for forty years population of 500,000 yielding an export talk and talk, the growers will vote
': all agents a liberal cash commission will without a particle of manure or fertile profit of 50 per cent per annum the usual appropriations. They will

he allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby izer. We mean to compete with those upon the aggregate amount of the go to work to raise some more truckto
them. Write for terms. and in the assessed valuation of
growers canners open mar. taxable property. ship.
To subscriber will send
, postpaid every, a new copy of Whitner's we "Gardening -, kets of the world. Indeed, we do Now, under the head of live stock .-..

in Florida." For two 'new subscribers not believe that any well informed per- and dairy products we find the outputof Farming vs. Shipping. }:

at $2.00 each, we will send, son contemplates such a thing. Pos- 1894 credited with 50,000 horses
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange sibly Florida might ship canned goodsto and mules, valued at $3,500,000. There are abundant indications that
Culture." farming operations will be more active
Rates of advertising on application. a certain extent to the States of the These animals are of all ages from one and general in Orange county another

, Remittances should be made by check, J lower cotton belt, but even that is up to fifteen years or more, averagingat year than ever before in its history. The
postal note. money order or registered doubtful. least six years; hence their value success which followed agricultural eper-
letter to order of The intrinsic quality of our produc- ought to be distributed through six tions this year will stimulate farmers to
FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, new energy and zeal. They have ex-
tions does instead of
not cut important credited
a very years being to one
ploded the old theory that field
Jacksonville Fla. crops
figure in the consideration of this year.The could not be successfully grown here,
question. ''Most Florida vegetables, same over-rating obtains with and another year the acreage will. be

OONTENTS.Florida's strawberries, blackberries, etc., are reference to several other varietiesof greatly increased over that of the present. !
somewhat and acid than live stock for instance The result is certain to be of a salutary I
Wealth of Grasses; Quick Results more watery as, 40,000 nature. So
With Bananas; Piney Woods Farming; Pecan those of the regions further north; cows, worth $1,500,000. couldhalf, long work as orange-grove a day or two owners each ,

Culture....................................... 643A but this is really no objection to them The State is credited with $13,000- week and sit way around the rest of the time :1

, Mississippi Peach Orchard;Johnson Grass for home consumption, but rather the 000 worth of cigars. Not a tenth waiting'for their orange crop to bring i

-Reply islature Might to Major Do Campbell...........;. What....!..the....Leg-. .. 644 reverse, since this quality renders them part of the tobacco entering into these but them little the incentive necessaries of life, there was :.
to effort toward rais-
better adapted to climate of was in Florida.
Shipping Quality of California Oranges; pro. grown ing those necessities. The result was, if
Notes on Pine Culture, No.3; What Will nounced bilious tendencies. \ the was short unsatisfac-
orange or
Make My Pear Trees Bear?........... ...... 645 And this brings us naturally to the tory (generally crop it was the latter
.......... Vegetable Crop Outlook.P. ), they
APIARY-Apicultural Items No. 3 645 main point we wish to make, and thatis had but little with which to buy. This

. Common Become Law Waste vs. Statute? .:......Law...... ;.Shall......Florida...' .. 646 the canning of our surplus products F. Wilson, the seedsman, says thata year they and have in raised that their own provision -
strictly for home production. Thereis large acreage of vegetables will be crops, respect, are practi-
POULTRy-Layers and Non-Layers; Queriesof planted this season.Vhile the cally independent.-Orlando .
a Novice; Foot Notes ....................... 647 for instance, a small factory in In- will be decreased acreageof Reporter.It
STATE NEWS<... ............ ................... 648 terlachen which cans tomatoes for the acreage cabbage of other vegetables,will, as be large grown.an is always well to copy the.apostle
OUR RURAL HOME-On the Defensive; Air neighboring at four cents -Gainesville Sun. who said he had learned, in whatsoever -
for the Babies........ ... ........ ..... .... 648 growers a he
can, and furnishes the can at that. state was, therewith: to be con- ;
From three other
Science for Young Farmers; Amendment to prominent Florida
Fertilizer Law................... .. .... ..' 649 The picking and hauling of the toma- seedsmen we have obtained personal tent. If the Florida farmers can raise
" GOOD HEALTH-Florida's Climate............ 649 toes to the factory would certainlycost information as follows: One estimateshis nothing to ship, by all means they
EDITORIAL-Canneries"Florida's Production less should l raise something to
; than a cent a can. This consume.
sales of seed this fall
r.. Over-rated; Vegetable Crop Outlook; Sur- would make them cheaper than the as compared But this is a reversion to primitive
with last fall which j
before thee
rendering Their Advantage; Farming vs. was
Shipping.... .................. .... .......... 650 northern canneries could furnish th freeze had disturbed normal conditions conditions, which necessarily cannot l
be enduring. Few Americans of this
The Voters Are to Blame; Markets; Helps for fruit. ), as thirty-three cent less. .
the Housewife ........ .............o.. 651 In the greater part of the State the This is especially in seeds per for field cul- day will be content with "long sweetening" -
Tobacco Culture In Florida; Cow Peas and profitable shipping season terminatesb for their tea or parched sweet
ture while for the house and
Crimson Clover; Cane Seed; Items from fore the is all If the garden potatoes instead of coffee.
Farm and Ranch .................... .. ...... 652 crop shipped. home consumption there is no fallingoff Communities '
Weather and Crops. ............................ 653 picking is suspended for a few days but, perhaps, an increase. which produce onlyraw
The Atlanta Exposition ..................... 654 the fruits or vegetables rapidly dete- The second his sales this materials and consume them with-
.. .. reports in themselves live in
-- riorate and a reflex influence sets in always profound
as a whole about to thoseof
Weather in
Jacksonville.Week .
which injures even the immature crops. last fall. poverty. People must have money.
Ending Oct. 7, 1895 But it the picking is kept up without The rural districts and towns in Florida
The third reports an increase of
Ii. 0 any halt the 'products maintain their cannot live on barter any more than
a a = ;;; fully thirty three cent over last
DATE. i d M I v H''''W quality to the end; in fact, in the case fall in per seeds and the two boys of tradition could get
atm a.w especially garden
::s ::!I / rich by knives in
-- of strawberries and some other prod swapping a barn.
tomato seeds. But in
Oct. I. .....69 70 75 60 68 the rye There are few manufactures in
15 0 ucts later richer
pickings are because very
Oct. 2 64 70 79 61 18 70 and oats there is a great decline, owing,
.. .. .. o the State the home market for
Oct. 3. .. 70 71 77 66 II 72 ripened under a warmer sun the
Oct. 4..........70 69 81 64 17 72 no doubt, largely to the abundance of is
Oct. 5.........62 69 79 56 23 63' o than the earlier. forage which has been produced this growers practically nothing. The
Oct. 6. ..66 78. S9 62 27 76 0 Much of the complaint against canned merchant, the parson, the teacher can-
Oct. ....... .. summer.
7. 70 79 89 68 21 78 0
- Florida fruits and vegetables is unjust, t-O-4 not accept but a small modicum of
Mean .......,69 72 81 62 19 72 0 because after the rush of shipping the Surrendering Their Advantage. produce in payment for their goods

A. J..MITCHELL. .. Observer. growers frequently want to rest a few and services; they must have money.
days, and in those few days the stuffon It looks as if the growers are aboutto It is an imperative necessity with the

The "Lake City Reporter" says the plants or vines gets a backset surrender the weapon which wouldbe growers to raise a money crop and

the State Agricultural College opened which injuries its quality. more effective in their hands than f ship it somewhere and get some checks,

with about 200 students and the Peabody Growers of export vegetables must I the truckling legislation of Talla in order that they may live like mod-

High School... I.with.. 224. plant a larger area to get a few early hassee or the emasculated edicts of a ern civilized beings.

'A subscriber in Manitoba writes shipments than they would if they expected Railroad Commission. That is the -. .
to harvest the during the weapon the English Commonsand I
"I like THE FARMER crops
AND FRUIT. entire life of the plants. Hence the the American Representativeshave Karl L. Harter, of Sparr, was in
GROWER much, and wish it was three pickings coming too late for always held tenaciously in their I town Saturday, and said his orange

times as long and came out every second be considered export grasp-the appropriations. The grove on Ratcliff Prairie was doing
may as costing nothing .
I ,
day. propose coming down transportation companies could not finely and growing better each day.
with this and it would be a poor story if these
my family fall.. could not be canned more cheaply flourish, they could not live even, Many of his trees had sent out shoots

Weather than the northern growers can both without appropriations of fruit and above the buds, and if nothing happens -
Prophet Hicks doubtless and can them.Florida's truck. to the new growth during the

in can foretell when the planets will be grow ........-...-.- The growers could "hole up," likea winter he anticipates gathering oranges
conjunction, etc., which may pro- bear; with plenty of pork .and corn next fall.-Ocala Banner.
duce tremendous whirlwinds on the Productions OverratedOur and they could hibernate
syrup Freight receipts amount to $10,000
surface of our globe; but weather is scholarly contemporary, The through the winter of their discon a year; 5,000 pieces of mail matter
a very complex equation and of its Florida Citizen in its laudable effortsto "
tent, or two winters if necessary. were received and dispatched at this
dozen or more elements he knows only I magnify the resources and produc They could live in primitive simplicity office during the dull month of July

one. The eleven unknown quantitiesmay tions of Florida sometimes'overstepsthe for a short time, as our revolutionary the money order business for a ;

switch his "forecasts" entirely off boundaries of accuracy. Thus ina i forefathers went without tea. Then amounted to over $13,000,-Wewa-year

the track, recent article of great length which the transportation managers would re hitchka News,




The Voters Are to Blame. THE
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. .

In all the discussions on the subjectof wmw FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

preventing extortion on the part of JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Oct. 11. ,

railroads, I do not recollect anyone J"ACI-cSONVI: LE.

suggesting that it might be done with- FRUITS AND PRODUCE.
The Oldest National Bank in the State.
out the intervention of a so-called rail- Corrected by Marx Bros.

road commission. Why ,not? The These are average quotations. Extra choice CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED, 1894.By .
lots fetch prices above top quotations while
hack and street-car business of each of lots sell lower. poor conservative yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,

Grapes per crate.,. ..................... .75 to 1.00 strength and ability to meet legitimate demands. .
, the several large cities of the Union is Pears KiefTer per bbl................I.25 to I.75 We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own
larger than the railroad business of Apples,bbl.......,..........t... .2.75 to 3.00 i drafts on all parts of the world.
English Peas bu..s.; 1.60 We invite a visit! or correspondence looking toward business relations, assuring you that your
Florida, but they have no costly com- Cocoanuts.... .... ............. 3.50 favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention.
mission to extortion. Peanuts best brand...... ............. .4 to 5 JAMES M. SCHUMACHER
prevent Cabbage. N. Y. each ................. 07 to .08 R. C. COOLEY
The fact that a commission cannot Potatoes New york.... '...'.' ........ 1.90102.00 President. Cashier.
packs ....................... 175
be depended on to do its duty is used Onions bbl ............. .... ....... 2.00 Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
to defeat regulation of railroad sacks,.. ................ .... 1.75
Eggs-,_............._. ...-. .18
charges. Why not enact' law defining OH LOOK I SAVE MONEY

what railroads shall charge, the sameas VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. .

cities do in the case of street railroads B buying only FERTILIZERS ,
Corrected by Davis & Robinson y
I and hack lines ? Yellow Yams bush ........ .... ...... .40 to .50 With PURE BONE BASIS s
The fact is that Florida Sweet Potatoes ...................., .40 to 50 a ;"
has suffered Hubbard squash bbl........... ...... 1.00 nrich Land and Yourselves : '. '
from imbecility among voters as much Lettuce, doz. none... ................ .30 your .;
Celery Kalamazoo,... ....... ..... ..50Egg E ncovirage one .
as-from the greed of railroad managers.So Plants bbl. ........... ........ 1.50102.50 every you may
far we have not had an expression Tomatoes, crates. ....................2.CO to 2 50 K now to use DMING'S FERTILIZERS because they.areS
...... .
Sweet Pepper bu. .. .... ...... 1.00 '\
of such a:majority of the voters on the Okra bu. ..... ..........,............. i.00 to 1.25 afe and Reliable to use for ," '
Green Beans ...................... .... 1.50 :
subject to carry any force. A set Peas, none..............,...... A iiy Crop, making a Strong, Stocky ".4
of good-natured jolly incompetentshave Turnips bunch......... ...... ... .o3 to .o6 .
Pumpkins, each....................... .05 to ..10Kersnaws G rowth, and sweet, juicy vegetables and fruits that are. :
been sent to Tallahassee from :, each.... ...... ......... 05 to .10 i ii E ngaged ahead by those Merchants who doN .,
........... :
time''to time, with no such emphatic i Parsley per doz.bunches .30
i Green onions,per doz. bunches....... .15 to.25 ot want only the best Fruits and Vegetables. :,':
instructions from the people as to in Pepper hot,bushel,................... .75 very :.;'i
fluence them Sage, well cured Ib.................... xoto. 15 T ake time and write at once to the '.
particularly any way. Lima Beans, shelled, qt. ...... ....... .12 to .15
The influence of the railroads, however I Hens....... --................. .. ..... 30 to .35
'Roosters............... ........... .30 L. B. DARLING FERTILIZER COMPANY
is right there all the time, and Broilers...................... .... .20 to.25 ;
servants do the bidding of others Turkeys pound gross.. ......... .11
II our Ducks................................. 35 to 40 J"ackson..ville., FIori.c1.a..
against our interests. Geese. ............ ............. .5to 60
I Another thing people fear to trust New Beets per roo................. none .50 to 1.00 and obtain their Special Low Prices to meet the times >:
Water Cress, per doz. none....... ....
the courts, believing that the railroadscan Cauliflower doz...................... .7510200 for Cash With Order.OHOIOE. ,
Melons, noneCanteloupes ......... ...............
and will control them much as bbl, none....... ....... .. ,
do commissions. There Leeks perdoz bunches .25 I.
they again, Corn, doz noneScuppernongsbu........ .......... ... : : : > A KTo. :1 "
the people have themselves to blame. ; .... .. ......j... i.oo
Radishes per doz..................... .25
Judges and courts can be made to Cucumbers crate..... ............'oo 2.00
respect laws as well as the rest of us, << Florida Grown Orange Trees

but as long as they are given a loose Helps for the Housewife.:

rein, experience proves they will do The drudgery of housework is being

very much as they please. In fact, more and more lessened by the many 1 'OR SAJE: i.

with laws drawn as they often are, helpful, labor saving devices which mod-

many people fear to criticise the judgeof ern ingenuity has made possible. One of Grape Fruit, Lemon and Seedless Grape Fruit.All .
the most practical and effective machinesof
a court as he may have it in his
this class is the Enterprise Meat Chopper trees grown on stock in Florida that was not injured by the.freeze. Buds from 3 to 6 feet
power to as no other man which minces perfectly meats for straight and well grown. Also choice Abbaka and Golden Queen Pineapple suckers, 15 to 20 inches.

can,do. salads, mince meat, Hamburg steak, beef Satisfaction guaranteed. Correspondence solicited, or call on
All these things being facts we may for tea, corn for fritters, etc. It is madein

expect to see people raise crops year different sizes, the smallest being large GEO. H. WRIGHT

after year to rot in sight of railroad enough for an ordinary family and inex- ORLANDO, FLA.
pensive enough to afforded by any fam
stations,when if the people would exer- ily. The Enterprise Manufacturing Co.,

cise their rights-in voting for men who Third and Dauphin Sts., Philadelphia,

would pass laws compelling railroadsto manufactures this and many other house- THE INDIAN RIVER BERRY.A .

move crops for a price that would hold helps, among which are the Enter-

leave something to the grower, it prise RaIsin Seeder (which will seed a Native Seedling. (Taken From Nature.) .
pound of raisins in five minutes). These
would be better for the roads and all devices are sold by hardware and general -

concerned. But past experience proves dealers everywhere. An attractive descriptive -

that our people have not, these attri-- catalogue will be sent free by

! butes of self government hence they manufacturers to any one on application.It :; :
l to
will well
repay any
live along in poverty when thrift and send for it. :r:

prosperity could be voted into the .

I country. This time it is Ephraim In answer to several recent correspondents { -
joined to political imbecility. We who inquire about the commercial 11 _

might as well let him alone.W. standing of F. I Sage & Son, a Tribune '
called the firm and
representative upon :
_' ___ they readily gave him an exhibit of their c l 1 -
u.. current business? and also gave him a note
of introduction to their New York bank

II ors, directing them to respond to any
iluliji 1111 questions that might be asked as to their \ .

standing. The bankers stated that they i

; ; .. regarded the firm among their straightforward -
. ; : customers. Mr. Sage explained,
SAVED BY A DREAM.Farmer in reference to the non- ile of several old 1

Oak setting posts for Page fence is parcels of butter, that they "stuck the
set upon by another agent with la machine market in a most unfavorable time and
. to "make It yourself Just as good," etc., etc., devoid of thblo merit and
lIe dreams he'sback proper
I who soon talks him to sleep.
at the World's Fair almost famished that a merchant could not be expected to
can't live without a good cup of coffee.qulck. keep constantly writing about a stock
Meets stranger with machine "You buy the that was dying on his hands."-New
green berry, anything cheap roast carefully
grind in this: p-e-r-f-o-c-t-l-y d-e-M-c- York Weekly Tribune V
I o-u-s." "Oh yes, of course you must steepIt Finest, varieties of acclimated Strawberry Plants. Send
I and sugar and cream It, takes a little
I'' time but It's so cheap." Here the nightmare U. We sell your Poultry, Veale, Tor catalogue to
kicks the agent off the field and brings farm fruits and all produce highest JOHN B. BEACH .
er O. to his senses, and he'll use the Page. TRY prices. DAILY RETURNS For ,
stencils, prices and references write 1tU1ZSI11 II3 $, l'\elbo-u.r' I: '1w.
PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian, Mich. .........w F. I. 8AQE &; SONS 183 Keade si, N.Y. INDIAN RIV R



4 1


Tobacco Culture, in ,Florida.: over land next to it that had no peas, high in England,and produces no ear. .<<'>-'<.Ir>- .Q.'<.I ..

What better opportunity can Flori- but was pastured,thesame; as the 'pea No wonder; the young plant comes up FERTILIZE

Ida seize than that which now pre land." looks around and sees that it is no use; ,

sents itself in tobacco culture ? Con- Are not some of the late plantedcow the island is too small.. Corn is a plant ECONOMICALLY
in the South in the that full de- PROFITABLY. AND CfFCCTIVCLYBY
what field the peas just condition requires some room a
sider for a moment a BY THE UBC OF
for all in the in described above to make the experiment velopment. =
tariff has opened us, NITRATE OF SODANearly
terest of the tobacco manufacturers with a few pounds of crimson Every man endowed with common ".
clover The value of crimson cloverto all fertilizers are Ineffective because \(
$4.per pound and 25 per cent ad valo- sense and reasonable health has a com- they contain too little NITROGEN ("ammo-
and this little In an Insoluble form.
rem on manufactured cigars, $1.50 a farming community is so great, petence within his grasp, if he is only Add)a little NITRATE OF BODA to these and
per pound on the leaf wrapper (it is and particularly to the South for fod-- willing to pay the price. To do this tho A PAMPHLET result will be.astonishing.FREE' : '

For the der and fertilizer, it will be well to he need not be as cunning as Jay and whento
sold up to $7 per pound. use nitrate, and how to buy and use fet-
ordinary leaf filler tobacco the duty is make a good many experiments in a Gould, nor as stingy as Russell Sage, tilizera S, M. Harris most,Moreton economically.F rm(P,0.f Address) N-w York. (l

thirty-five cents per pound.)) These small way, before it is given up. but he must both earn and save. If .C" -<>>c>oee C> &> 0 f
duties are simply immense. Now, if With good forage crops in the South, he earns but little he must save a por

such duties had been put on any arti- butter and cheese, beef and pork, tion; if he earns much he must save

cle to be manufactured in which ex- chickens and eggs may be a success. much. It is better to have a ten per 8 SORE 0 HEAD

pensive machinery would be required, Crimson clover and cow peas-the one cent faculty for saving than a one hun-

untold millions would be put into it, we have; let us see how the combination dred per cent faculty for earning, with- We guarantee a sure

and it is a mystery to me why Americans will work. out it. A competence does not 'require and safe core for SORB
allow all these profits to remainin great self.sacrifice-great wealth HEAD on all kinds of
Cane Seed. and heart of iron. Fowls or MONEY REFUNDED.
the hands of Spaniards and Cubans. requires parsimony a ,

Tobacco can be grown at very little We have abundant examples of these.. Price 80 c.
more expense than Indian corn. It CALVERT, ALA., Aug. 10, 1895.In by mail, or two for fifty cents.J. .

is all nonsense to say that we cannot your August number, you copy a STONETECOVERING.Owes C. BUCHER NEW SEED STORK,
grow tobacco of as fine quality and piece from the Columbus, (Ga.) "Her J. P. O. Box 187. 19 S. Broad st.,Atlanta O*.
aId about an important discovery it Also, Poultry Supplies of all ki &
flavor as can, be grown in Cuba. We ; '
have the soil and the climate. The ,is not a new one, for I remember in' His Health to Dr. Williams'

rainy season there is, at the same timeas 49 or '50, a great deal of cane seeded Pink' Pills for Pale People.

with us. Take a sample of our and then died, which this will do! [Prom the Sun, Gainesville, Fla.] QUICK WORK

best tobacco to the most expert judgeof It was my delight, in boyhood, after The many friends of J. Stone, of Palmer ,
Fla. will be to know that In selling:and paying for Fruits and Veg
the cane had fallen down to stick fire pleased
tobacco here in Tampa and tell himit etables shipped to us is our motto. WE
to it to hear the popping it would that estimable old gentleman, who has GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
is in Florida and he will ,
grown for years been a great sufferer from FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
turn up his nose at it and damn it on make. Those same places are now rheumatism, is recovering. At one timeit BUY OURSELVES. They are protectedby

sight. Take the same sample and covered with a fine growth of cane. was impossible for Mr. Stone to use ing our a. dollar.40 years Enquire experience) as to without our standingand default-
tell him it has been sent by friend in It has been claimed that it seeds every his right arm. The gentleman in question financial stability which any bank or
in the and when merchants having mercantile reports can
Cuba, and he will consider it as favor- twenty years, but it has been about I was city yesterday verify-then try: us-WE BEUKVE OUR
asked by a Sun man to give some reason Send,
since it seeded before. I METHOD WILL
ably as if it were Cuba tobacco. The forty years
for his recovery, he said: your name for our quotations. Stencil and
experiment has been tried and workedas have heard that the early settlers of "Well, sir, you will not believe me cards frte. Letters'piomptly answered.

I tell you. I don't mean to tell this country made bread of it. Bear, perhaps, but my recovery is due to Dr. &
and all Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People. I FRENCH COM
anyone that all our soil is good for hogs, squirrels graminivorous
growing tobacco, but by experimentthe animals do well on it. think them an excellent remedy and 116 Warren St,, New York.ESTABLISHED .
this if
must accept opportunity, you
You it is claimed that the seed .
best be found in the say
can same
way permit me, to advise all who suffer as I 1855.
the Spaniards found the best soil in will germinate and develop a plant have done to try them.. I'll guarantee

Cuba. As for curing the leaves, similar to oats. If this is a new discovery relief. Two years ago I was suffering .___. ___m__ _-
there are plenty of men here in Tampa the germination into oats must I from.rheumatism; you.know what condi- Bradley Redfleld. Eugene D. Redfleld.
tion I was in. I read an article in
be It has been 1871.
who understand the Cuban method. a theory. always Christian of Dr. Williams' Pink ESTABLISHED
There is no special mystery about it. claimed that like produces like, so Pills for Pale paper People and I took seven REDFIELD & SON,

In view of the fact that present war how will you make oats from cane or boxes of them., The result was more Commission MerchantsAND

in Cuba, the rise in the price of to- anything else but cane? hit had been than any human being could have ex-

bacco and the chances that the whole grafted there might be some difference, pected. I grew better fast.: I -

supply be cut off should make but not enough to create a new plant. "Someone then advised other medicine
may saying that I had taken enough of Fruit Auctioneers
Spaniards and Cubans, as well as Stick to your Wonderful pea; it will the pills. I heeded the advice, and the ,
Americans, alive to the splendid make a greater epoch than cane seed.I result was I grew worse again and lost 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

opening which now offers to make am trying them. the use of my right arm. I could not We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables been,
either at private sale(which has heretofore
Florida the successful rival of Cuba in Yours. etc., commence articie. Eight weeks ago I our custom) or by the auction system '(recently
L. W. McRAE.: to take the pills again, and added to our business)as you may desire.
tobacco culture. In case of the Cu-
I without
now can use my arm any pain
bans obtaining their independence, it whatevr. They are a wonderful pill andI FOR RENT.
is not improable that there will be a Jtems from Farm and Ranch. drove several miles to-day to purchase
contest between the whites and. negroes another box of them."T THE ALGONQUIN HOTEL,
.... Mr..;isli vr ii would ublish, the following -
J V<4 At St. Augustine.
for the supremacy, and that will Thirty tons of water per day is about
'! affidavit I swore to. I ask this of
much add the probabilities the from Completely furnished. Apply to G. S. Metierve
to of amount evaporated an acre
you as a means of displaying my gratitude St.Augustine, Fla. I
the tobacco supply from Cuba beingcut of land in summer under ordinary as well as to endeavor to save some ___

short.-F. J. LaPenotiere m Flor- methods of cultivation. This is equalto other poor sufferer." FOR SALE. i

-Agriculturist.. one inch of ,water in four days. It The Sun is the man affidavit consented which, and the the following THE OCEAN VIEW HOTEL, ..:
happyman ,
c requires tons of water to I
1,000 produce
swore to yesterday before J. C. B. At St. Augustine.
Cow Peas and Crimson, Clover.A fifty bushels of corn. Most of
Koonce: Completely furnished. Right on the Bay. :
this water is transpired through the The above was sworn to and subscribed Rare Bargain. Apply to Capt. W. S. M. Bukham '
correspondent of the "Rural NewYorker" crops and the weeds and grass. before me this list day of May, A. D. St, Augustine or toCHAPIN
sowed crimson clover in
a 1895. FARM AGENCY,
field of cowpeas. The correspondentsays During the eleven months ending [Seal] J. C. B. Koonce,
St. Augustine, and Boston.
: with May the United States imported Notary Public.Dr. .

12,750,000 gallons of molasses, and at Williams' Pink Pills contain in .
"At the time of sowing the clover, : a E'RUI'1 '1 REE .
the and the same time American sugar makersare condensed form, all the elements neces-
were just making pods
peas to give new life and richness to the FOR
discussing the question of how toget sary
shaded the
completely ground. The blood and restore shattered ORCHARDS.
nerves. Theyare SOUTHERN
rid of their molasses at least cost.
seed was sown without removing the an unfailing specific for such diseasesas
vines or in making any preparation fora This is one of the curiosities of com- locomotor ataxia,partial paralysis, St. Write for Catalogue and price list.

seed bed. At the time of writingthis merce. Vitus' dance, sciatica, neuralgia,rheumatism JENNINGS' NURSERY CO.,

the ground is covered with a fine Stock improvement is lively all over nervous headache, the after effect Thnnmnvllla. On.I .
the southwest and,the old idea that of la grippe, palpitation of the heart, pale
of clover with a -
growth only here and and sallow complexions, all forms of SAWMILL
there a bare spot. In regard to the mild climate and prolific vegetationdoes weakness either in male or female. Pink

manurial value of pastured peas,I once not suit fine stock, but that long, Pills are sold by all dealers, or will be FARMER'S' I works successfully
pastured a field so closely with hogs cold winters, with abundant snow and I, sent post paid on receipt of price, ((50 ( ( with Grinding 4 h. p.Mills

I that there was hardly a leaf left above ice is required, is being practically' cents a box, or six boxes for $2.50theyare and Water Wheels.
never sold in bulk or by the 100)) by
ground. The next that land. doubted. DeLoaoh Mill Mfg Co.,
year, addressing :f J=}f.Villinms' Medicjng. Qpnpny } >
showed a very marKed improvement Corn grows atyut} eighteen inches ? Spjjeqectafy, N, Y, X23> Highland, AY9.; | Atlanta, Oa.



1895. TttK FRUIT-GROWER. B. 663
FLORIDA FARMER AND P .. .. .-.._.,-.........,.-_... _.__ ...

WEATHER& CROPSJACKSONVILLE I weather prevailed over this sec

tion, enabling farmers to gather e .

cotton, hay and corn in a perfect
FLA., Oct. 8, 1895. I state. Everything suffering for The One Crop Systemof

moisture; fall gardens are almost a
WEATHER CONDITIONS. failure over a large portion of the of farming gradually exhausts the land, unless a Fertilizer containing a

district. Cotton has opened rapidly, high percentage of Potash is used. Better crops, ,a better soil, and a

TemperaPrec1pita ture. (I) Uon. ((2))- shine.-Sun- and farmers have kept up with it, larger bank account can only then be expected. .

DISTRICT ----- = resulting in an excellent quality of Write for our Farmers' Guide," a 142-page illustrated book It
NorCur NorCur
mal. rent- mat rent.For Week lint. Pindars and potatoes have is brim full of useful information for farmers.. It will be sent free, and
-- --- suffered serious and is
damage, cane
will make and save Address
Western... 75 71 0.72 0.00 u... not in the best condition. The hay you money. 8
;: has not been GER.N KALI WORKS, 93 Nuuu Street,New York.
Northern.. i4 78 1.66 0.00 ECentral. crop entirely satisfactoryover

..: 76 79 1.06 0.13 'o a sections of Jefferson county. e e e e e
Orange trees are reported as growing
Southern. 80 79 1.51 0.16 :1'00 and
nicely, a hopeful feeling prevails JOHN 'L. MARVIN,

((1) Degrees Farenheit. generally. President.H. .
((2));Inches and Hundredths. Central District Excepting very T. BAYA, THOS. W. CONRAD

limited sections of Polk Brevard Cashier. Assistant Cashier.
Orange, Lake and Pasco counties
The week has been almost rainless
where sprinkles fell, the dry con- '
so far as the State at. large is con- ditions obtain" over this district. THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK
cerned and excepting the extreme
is the
Orange only county reporting ,
southern section the falls
coast were the week as unfavorable .for JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,
and distributed. Over
light sections of badly Polk, Lee, Orange and haying. Not due to heavy rains, but espeetfally solicits you Deposits, Collections and Geneva
cloudiness and light showers. In this
Lake counties moderate showers fell Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .
county potatoes, cane and orange -
but to'add
not sufficiently refreshing
sprouts are satisfactory, and this is INVITED.
almost dead from the
vigor to plants
the only county reporting satisfactory .
continued drouth. sections DIHECYrOH&
Many 1
conditions. In Lake active
complain that the absence of rain is county John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell. Chas. Marvin,
. disastrous that preparations are going on among gar- H. T. Baya, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald,
proving ; young plants deners. All interests need rain. The Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers. W. M. Davidson,
are. losing their color, and unless fall crop of tomatoes has been doing i Or' H.'Robinson' John E. Hartrldtra.
showers received without
copious are
nicely, although some complaints of
delay early winter crops will be badly grasshoppers and cut-worms are heard. SAVINGS AND TRUST BANK

retarded. The week has been per- Advices from Alachua county state
fect for gathering cotton in a first-class .
that the dry weather has increased the
011' 11'LORIDA
condition, and farmers have not been ,
of In Sumter
yield cotton. county
idle.. The has had rain' JACKSONVILLE.
staple no to .
lack of moisture is seriously felt and
I injure it, and this harvesting season potatoes damaged. Cotton picking CAPITAL, $50,000.

takes rank as.a perfect one. Potatoes, UABKISHEIMElt ...
progressing. Sections of Volusia II. ROBINSON President. W.J. ViceFretH.
sugar cane and vegetable' interests, county experienced high winds, and 11AWL.INSON Cashier, .
however, bear the marks of a con-
sprouts were blown off.
many orange
tinued drouth and have
prospects DIRECTORS :
Cutting hay continues, this being the .
been materially changed. second of H. ROBINSON, J. HILDEBRANDT, P. E. MCMURRAY,
quantities -
There are numerous sections where being shipped. The droughtin J. A. HENDERSON, C. C. ROBERTSON, W. B. OWEN.

rain has not fallen since the,middle of Lake county has resulted disas- Collections made on all points of Florida,and Remitted for on day of Pay-

August. The dry weather seems to trously to a large strawberry interest. I ment. Active and Savings Accounts Solicited. Interest Paid on

have caused less damage,to young or- Our correspondent at Lake City com- Savings.

ange sprouts than was supposed to be plains of having lost forty or fifty ,

the case. Many advices show they 'are thousand plants. In this district the

still growing, and will be sufficiently corn and cotton crops have been or FLORIDA FRUIT! EXCHANGE.

vigorous withstand the average are being gathered in excellent condition .

winter. Much hay was saved duringthe ,with fair prospects for cane and An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
week, and the barnes in Floridacan best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL$300.000.
potatoes. BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
now complain, the first time Southern District-Showers were order. Write for price list and terms.

since the war," of being "full." fairly generous along the coast sec- -:OFFICERS :- .
GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, President. D. GREENLEAF Vice-President.
Along the extreme 'southeast coast, tion of this district, doing no little ALBERT M. IV S Gen'l Mgr.and Treas. M. P. TURNER,, 13ecretary.
, DIREOTORS-Geo. R. Fairbanks, Alachua Co E.G.IIUl Bradford o.' Dr. E. E. Pratt
high winds prevailed, due to a disturbance the and ;
good to vegetable pineapple HUlsboro 00.; John Fabyan, Lake Co.: Hy Crutche Orange do.; D. Greenleaf Duval Co.;
south of Cuba, and some interests. High winds, due to a disturbance . V. H1llyer,
done Marion Co.; John M. Bryan Osceola Co.; W. .IJi. Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. S.Moreman St.
little damage was to growing south of Cuba, caused some Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby Volusia Co.;Irving Keck,Polk Co.
vegetation in exposed places. damage to exposed places. As' a Address'all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla Stencils
with full packing and shipping instructions furnished on application.
Western District-Conditions re- whole, the interests in this district, in-

main unchanged, and the very dry cluding vegetables, potatoes and corn, JOHN CLARK SON & .CO.
weather has had a bad effect on potatoes are satisfactory, but rain at an early ,

sugar cane and fall gardens. A day is necessary.To .

most excellent week for picking cotton, i recapitulate for the State, this Grocers and Commission MerchantsDEALERS

and a large amount has been saved. I being the last bulletin, is now oppor-

The pindar crop is good, and is being tune : More corn will be producedthan

largely utilized in fattening hogs, to for twenty years, with good sup- Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,
which more attention is being paid. plies of potatoes, hay, dried fruits,

Corn and a large quantity of hay have peas and cane, with a reduced amountof Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.

been harvested throughout the district cotton. In other words, both '

during current week. Lint cottonis man and beast can rejoice over a J>aoicsonvi11e, 1orida. .

reported to be of the best quality, plenteous harvest. '
due to the absence of bad weather. NOTE-This is the last Bulletin of PRICELIST WHISKIES:

Eliminating the need of rain for 1895 ,and with it the Director sends MANONGA HELA RYE....................$1 50 CABINET BOURBON;... .............. ..$6 oo
gardens PARKER..... .................. ...........1175' RyE.... ......................... 300
and other purposes, the gen- greetings to the faithful corps of crop ORANGE VALLEY........................ :t 00 VIRGINIA GLADES......................... 4 00
eral condition of indicated :I To their SPRINGVALLEYBALTIMORE ......... ................. :2 50 OLD BOURBON.................... ..... 5 00
crops, as correspondents. promptness CORN....................,... 200 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH................ 500
by past advices, is satisfactory. This interest and invaluable services the NORTII CAROLINA CORN... ............. 3 50 OLD BAKER........ ......................500
applies to the harvesting period. The I! Florida Weather-crop Bulletin has CLIFTON CLUB........ ...... ..e...s.,....300 MONTROSE VELVET RYE.................. 6 oo

temperature is noted below the normal, I proven a success and a leading me- JUGS EXTRA: One gallon aye; two gallon, 5OC; three gallon 750. Remit by post.office
order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order.A .
and scarcely a trace of rain {fell over dium' in apprising the State and Nation money complete price-llst of Groceries, and Wine List,sent free on application.
the district. !I of the progress of our agricultural
Northern District-Generally dry interests. The Director indulges the ,


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hope of renewed services the coming .11:0W: IS 3'IIE: T TME; FIFTY THOUSAND Grapefruit Seedlings for
$% years old. 4 to 5 feet high; will dormant ,

season.All Send .i in your orders this month for Bud Wood Trees and Roses. seedless,bud grapefruit.to order. These Have a trees few budded are fine to, and the I''

correspondents are requested, to We cart furnish 75,000 Eye buds for dormant and next spring budding. Orders booked now for for sale very reasonable indeed, as we expect to
send reports for the week ending I4th delivery In October and November. First-class buds and true to name. Standard varieties as follows quit the nursery business. Come and see them I
: Majorca, Jaffa, Ruby Blood, Hart's Late, Parson Brown Tangerine, Homossassa, Medit before buying elsewhere Bowyer. & Stephens, '
inst., which will terminate the season. erranean Sweet, Satsuma and Grape Fruit. Buds well packed and sent to any part of the State for' Lakeland, Fla. 9-21-7 i
-: A.']. MITCHELL, Observer, 60 cents per 100; $5.00 per i.ooo., 10.000 budded Orange Trees 2 to 4 feet high, budded on sour and
trifoliata stocks, from i to iK in. at the ground. Buds inserted in the stump at the ground (not in BUDWOOD-I am prepared to supply first-class
Weather Durea'u Director, the roots)and can be protected by banking this winter. trees 15 to 18 years old that I
P. J. Cahill, Ass't Director. Peach, Pear, Plum, Persimmon, Loquat and Fig Trees. Large three year old White Niagara. were unhurt by the freezes. The trees are in I
Grape Vines. fruit and in splendid shape. All are true to name.
-- ..... r ROSES. Parson Brown, Cunningham, or Harris, Med. !
Fifty varieties of roses budded and on their own roots. The famous Marechal Neil a specialty.Our Sweet, Sanfords, St. Michael's Egg, Maltese
The ;Atlanta Exposition. roses have proved to be well adapted to this State. For full particulars send for descriptive Oval, Maltese Blood, Washington Navel, Tan-
catalogue and price list. Address, gerine(Dancy). Grapefruit-Villa Franca, Sicily,
HASTINGS & WYL.IE I Lisbon and Polk Lemons. prices $5.00 per 1,000;
Through the courtesy of Mr. Macdonald Interlachen, Fla., 7SC per too Gaston Drake, YalaIia, Fla. 9-21-5
General Passenger Agent of .-' STRAWBERRY PLANTS. Improved Alabama
> The best varieties for
the Georgia Southern and Florida freezes, we can beat our traditional ATLANTA WOMAN'S COLLEGE Southern planting. Clouds, $1.75; Newnans
Railroad a representative of the Ru- $1.00 per i.oco, f. o. b. First class plants and
rival California in all lines.
packingguaranteed.. C. H. Churchill, Lawtey,
ralist, in common with representativesof Every line of developed industry ATLANTA, GEORGIA.D. Fla. 8-io-Jo

other Florida papers, had the pleasure in the South is represented and it will W.. W.B. SEALS GWIN,, A.LL.M.D., )j Co'1'residents.Assisted STRAWBERRY PLANTS. Two acres ofthem.
and vigorous, Alabama New-
the Flor- grown
visiting Exposition
pay every one to take advantage of by a full corps of able instructors in all nans and Clouds. Prices on application, accord-
ida Editors' Day. the low rates offered by the G. S. & departments. The scientific method of instruction ing to quantity. G. W. Jennings, Lawtey, Fla.9i4tt .
had expected much pursued. Ample accommodations for boarding '. I
Although we
F. and other roads and see what our pupils. Session begin- Sept. 4th. Address -- --
'TRIFOLIATA, 10 to 15 inches, $20.00
the realities far exceeded our expecta- section has done in, past years. above, or NAT T. SEALS, Business Mgr CITRUS per f, o. b.. boxed. By mail, postpaid,

tions, and no'person interested in the By the exhibits made in Atlanta, per too, $3 00' L. W. Kervan, Norwalk, Fla.

South should fail to visit Atlanta be- Florida will be redeemed from the "CENT-A-irORD COL UMN. ._- 9-14-6

fore the close of the Exposition in miserable fiasco of the World's Fair. RATES.-Twenty words, name and address, FOR SALE.two nice Nice cottages two story, office residence and out; orange build-

December. one week,25 cents; three weeks :50; cents. Nothing ings. Address, "Bottom Price" Eustis, Florida.
>> t I
Even to those who have kept fa taken for less than 25 cents. ro-5-3_
: ordering Alabama Newnans, write C. :
The sheriff of Hernando is BEFORE
close watch on the industrial progressof county Advertisements for this column MUST be pre- Lawtey, Fla. He sends out ,
a charitable man. He. has planted paid. the best $1.00 per 1000. _, I
the Southern States this exhibit of
turnips in the' courthouse square at Send no stamps larger than two cents. WANTED. An agent in every township to I
Southern of all classes and Corn Sheller. Address
products Initials and figures count as one word. Cyclone
Brooksville, for free distribution to the Farmer and Fruit Grower,Jacksonville, Fla. tf
is revelation. The
descriptions a
of few poor people of the county.Mr. IN FJ.ORIDA-F\r Sale or Rent-A cottage of FOR SALE. Two Leon county farms, 480 acres
rapid development the past rooms, furnished. Desirable, healthful, 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and
years shows what 'can' and will be Moore of Atlanta, Ga., has in- location, near station, church, school, btore. Ad- tobacco growing. W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville,

done in agriculture, horticulture, vented an attachment to the phono- dress Mrs Barlow, Huntington, Fla. 9-21-3 Fla. 24-tf'

graph making it to PLANT STRAWBERRIES; 100,000 Alabama Alabama Newnans and Alabama
mining and manufacturing, and unless unnecessary $1.00 per 1000. 25,000 Clouds at 500,000 clouds. Admitted by all who
we are much mistaken the .result change the cylinder for different tunes, $1.50 per 1000. Good plants and packing guar- have seen them to be the best Strawberry Plants
anteed. R. H. Smith, Lawtey. Fla. 10-12-3 in the place. Price $1.25 1000, f. o. b. B. I
and which is to be applied to the Edi-- per
of this exhibition of Southern resources DORMANT BUDS to order on fine stocks at low Padgett, Lawtey, Fla. 8-}7-tf

will be an influx of capitaland son phonograph.U. prices. Many choice varieties of Citrus CITRUS NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOOD
Fruits. Save money by placing your order now Parson Brown. Stark's Seedless,
a consequent development of our C. Salmon, Rock Ledge, asks for future delivery. Phoenix Nurseries, Braid- Jaffa, Tangerine King, Tardiff, Grape Fruit,

resources, compared to which the developments how t.o propagate the dewberry. entown, Fla. 10 12-4 Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties, :
such Majorca, St Michael,
as Nonpareil
already achieved will be Plant it like any other vine and it BUDWOOD. Bonum Jaffa, Hart's, Old Vini Tardiff Mediterranean, Centennial, Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. J...

as nothing The.foundation has been will propagate itself. The dewberry Sweet, Maltese Blood, Maltese Oval,Homosassa, series Duncan Dunedin, Manager, Fla., Milwaukee Groves and 8-i7-tf-Nur-
laid and a greater superstructure than is indigenous to Florida, and will Majorca Navel at, Nonpariel$6 per 1000, Washington, 75 cents per Navel 100., Sanford Also ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in

most of us could dream of will be I grow without cultivation.Last Dancy Tangerine, Satsuma! Amory's Blood, We pay freight. Write for our latest I I
DuRoi Blood, Pierce's Ruby, Royal Improved, price-list. E. W Amsden Ormond Fla. 7-i-tf
erected. spring some; of the residentsof and Mammoth Shaddock Grape Fruits, and Eureka 150 I nnn STOCK CITRUS TREES FOR I

The Florida exhibit, in spite of the this State left to seek homes in Lamb, Imported Sicily and Genoa Lemons SALE. Grape Fruit Seedlings,
at $7.50 per 1000; $1.00 per 100 delivered. Buds Sour Orange, Sweet Orange and Rough Lemon
fact that as a. State no appropriationwas other parts of the Union. Most of guaranteed free from white fly and true to name, Seedlings, 65,000 Seed bed Fruit Scions:
and from bearing trees. W. K. Trimble, Braid with a large stock of all Standard Varieties of
made, is one that our residents them are likely to return this fall. No entown, Manatee Co., Fla. budded Orange, Lemon and Limes, now grow-

may well be proud of. The thanksof other State yields the returns that HAVE some fine Cornish Indian Game pure ing for this fall and winter planting. The Lake-
the due West Florida bred cocks 6 months old $ each. Send at land Nurseries, C. M. Marsh, Prop., Lakeland,
people are to Florida does to those who are willingto r.5o Polk County, Fla. 8-3-10.
once. T.H. Sligh, Lady Lake, Fla. 10-12-3
Dade county 'and the Plant Systemfor work. BEST GRASS for Lawns and ,Permanent Pas-
the pains they have taken and the BRONZE Turkeys, Indian Games Black Lang- in good pine and hammock land. Lou-
Ducks. Eggs in A
Mr. Chas. A. Schoeufele returned onTuesday's season. isiana Grass (Paspalum platycaule). Roots
have been in few quarts of McNeil Peas at >Vi.co per quart, 50
expense they to getting cents 100 by mail. $1.25 barrel. W. H.
steamer from Sanibel, wherehe cents a pint, postpaid. Mrs. W. H. Mann, pet per

together ari exhibit. that is such a had been for a week preparing ,his Mannville Fla. 10-12-12 rriLGHMAN'S Powers, Lawtey CONDITION Fla. POWDERS will tf

credit to the State. ground for tomatoes. He thereare SEE our prices on improved varieties of Pomelo A make stock eat and grow fat. Given as a
It will be of interest to our readersto says this column. J. W. &F. D. Waite. drench to stock that will not eat. Sample pack-
seventy acres now in tomatoes, and age by mail 35 cents. W. G. Tilghman, Pafatka,
PLANTS for sale.
know that at Atlanta Florida sur- STRAWBERRY 50,000 Fla. 6-29-20
of the vines bloom-
some are already at 75 cts a thousand. W.H.
passes California. In the matter of ing.-Tropical News. Kemp, Lawtey, Fla. 8-31-8 For Choice Properties
California has a column of .. WANTED, Land suitable for dairy and truck BARGAINS I which must be sold at a
Mr. Edison has just completed a part cultivated, with good house sacrifice. On the St. Pe-
small, dried-up-looking oranges that preferred. Healthy locality, good water necessary. tersburg sub-peninsula,
but credit to her. In new machine on the order of the pho- Dr; Walker Millwood, Manito*a 10-5-3 the Sicily of Florida;at Orlando, a situation unsurpassed -
are anything a
but said be in the State for its charming combination -
other fruits, such a"s peaches, pears, nograph, to a greater COTroN SEED AND CORN. There is no of orange groves and lakes ; and at Orange
achievement. He was enthused over fertilizer for all crops than Upland Cot- Lake the heart of Florida's Citrus region.
plums, grapes, etc.Vest Florida ton Seed. None cheaper. We solicit orders for Address the Editor of this paper, Jacksonville,
her in all and in the new invention, and praised the cotton seed in carload lots. Also for corn in any Florida.
equals sev-
surpasses quantity. Mays& Partridge, Monticello, Florida
mechanical and inventive skill of Mr.
IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres, 10 years set
eral exhibits of thi3 class. In
; making Moore 10-5-4 trees150; in other fruit trees, etc.
these comparisons of exhibits, the unstintedly. Qnn nnn Strawberry Plants. Alabama For sale at a sacrifice. Address "1+," The Palms,
writer felt of Florida than he The Florida mineral exhibit at the <- vJ\JjJJJ Newnans. Good strong, rooted Lane Park, Lake County, Fla. 4 2;-gm
prouder plants. $1.25 f. o. b, R. Puddy,Lawtey, Fla.. IF ANY ONE who has been benefited by' the
ever has before, and has an enlargedfaith Atlanta exposition will not be the least 10-5-4 of Dr. William's Pink Pills will write to

interesting of her products. Phos- An energetic tenant, experienced TIlE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, they will re-
in her and WANTED.
possibilities a-strength. farming, including cotton. Must ceive information that will be of much value and
ened belief that the day is not far distant phate, kaolin, mineral paint, phos- be married. Good farm, abundant house room, interest to them.

when we shall have the development phate of aluminum, clays of various -etc.-A. W.. Diddle-, Lawtey, Fla. .. 98-3--- MAKE HENS Animal LAY-There Meal. 40 tons is sold nothing in Flor-likeIIowker's

and position among our sister kinds, and ores, with machinery for CABBAGE PLANTS. Henderson's' Succession, ida last year. Hundreds of testimonials. For
working the same. The kaolin in existence, $3 per i.ooo. 35 cents particulars, write E.; W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla.
States which is due or
our per loo. Maurice Clavel, Wauchula, DeSoto io-i3-tf
If there is faint-hearted residentof clay for the production; of queens- county, Fla. 9-14-7 .
any FOR SALE;for cashtime or hade,orange groves,
our State disheartened by the dis- ware, is pronounced superior to the FOR TWENTY DAYS I will sell Strawberry and timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka,
at cut rates.. As good as the best. October Fla. 3-u-i6t
aster of last winter, who feels that it imported article. is the month for planting. W H Powers,

is hardly worth while to struggle on, The LeConte pear, like the banana, Lawtey, Fla.BUDWOODOrders. for October ___ PLANT STRAWBERRIES.will be greatly over The done Strawberry next year,

let him go to. Atlanta and see the resources must be thoroughly ripe before it is orders for delivery spring now use and tions only will those make who plant under the berries best condi-
a profit. Lawtey are
edible. The solution of 'the market- Ten per cent with order, balance when buds are
of his own State. and quoted in the New York Price Current this
ordered King
In the. matter of oranges, we see no 'ing of LeConte pears will probably be 1,000; Parson shipped.Brown and Maltese Pineapple.Straight$15(tarly: per) week.State, 25 35 to to 35 45 cents.cents; from Lauds all for other sale parts or rent of the at

reason: why, as soon as the fruit in Lee solved by the canning factory near the $St.io per Michael 1,000;Blood Magnum, $7 per Bonum 1,000,;Jaffa Walters,Tangerine, Josse-, reasonable rates. E. G. Hill, Lawtey, Fla.

and Manatee colors up in November, place of production. Picked when lyn,Fessenden" Triumph, "Motts" Aurantium V-Kf
Pomelo, $10 :Marsh's Seedless, $20 -
we should: not have a suitable exhibitof ripe, but still hard and kept in the also several per 1,000 varieties; of June budded trees perxooo The value of the rice crop in Florida -

also dark till required for canning it will and 60,000 sour seedlings, four years old, whichwe has increased from
our oranges giving us a com- will bud for future delivery. Write for prices.No $20 to $25 per

plete exhibit of developed resources. equal almost any canned pear in the white fly In this section. 'J. W. &F. D. acre. What grain farm in the North

With this, in spite of last winter's market. Waite, Magnolia Nurseries, Bellevlew, Fla.(L9-2I 4nr shows better results ?


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

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

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

From New York. From Jacksonville,
O. M. SOhtLZEL? Manager.Ps (Pier 29, E. 1<..) STEAMER Florida.
Wednesday 25th, at 3 p m. "SEMINOLE".Tuesday, Oct ist, at 1:30: p m
.< 27th. at i: p m..........'CHEROKEE" .....,....Thursday, 3rd at 4:00: am
'.OJ' Tuesday, Oct... 1st, at 3 pm..........."IROQUOIS".............Sunday, 6th, at 5:30: a m
Friday 4th, atapm ........ "ALGONQUIN" .....Thursday, loth, at 8:30am:
Monday, u 7th.at 3 pm. .........."SEMINOIE"...........Sunday, 11 i3th at 12.00 n'n
.,' Wednesday, 9th. at 3 pm... ....."CHEROKEE"........ Tuesday isth at 1:30; p m
Friday, nth, at 3 pm......... "IROQUOIS" .. .......Thursday, 17th, at 4:00 am
Tuesday, iSth.atapm ......... "ALGONQUIN"..........Sunday, 20th, at 5:00: a m
Friday It i8th, at 3 pm........... "SEMINOLE"....... .. Thursday 24th at 8:30: am
; Monday. 2ist, at 3 pm......-... CHEROKEE".Sunday, ayth at 1200; n'n
Wednesday 23rd at 3 p in............."IROQUOIS".Tuesday 29th at 1.30 p m
I Friday l' a5th, at 3 p m ........"ALGONQUIN"............Thursday, sist, at 130: pm
Tuesday 29that3pm ......... .SEMINOLE".Sunday, Nov. 3rdat 4:30001Friday :

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7 .'-,":. Philadelphia, Charleston and Jacksonville Line.For .

; .oaQa H 'te.: I the present and until further notice, Steamer "YEMASSEE" is intended to

I Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class $25.00; Intermediate $19.00; Excursion 843.30; sail from PHILADELPHIA for CHARLESTON, Wednesdays, and from

: Steerage$12.50. CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA, Sundays. Close connection made at
Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia: Cabin $27.00; Intermediate 21.00 Excursion, $47.30 ;
Charleston with Florida and
I Steerage 14.2. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed(to sail as follows: Clyde Steamers, for business to and from Jacksonville.

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

(Central or goo Meridian Time.) -

Kansas City ..... ...........;.............! ................ .... ..... Tuesday.Oct. i, 4.00 p, m. S'I' : :
City of Augusta .......... ............... ........................ ...Friday, Oct. 4. 5,303. m. j"OHN'S: I'V"E 1 LIE.
City of Birmingham .. ............ ... ............... :.....-.... Sunday Oct, 6, 6.30a.m. .
Nacoochee .......... ......... ....... ........ ..........n ...... ...../Tuesday Oct. 8, 7.00p.m.
Kansas City ... .......0............................................Friday Oct. n. n 00 a. m.
City of Augusta .. ......... ................... ............. ....Sunday, Oct. 13 i.oop. m. For Sanford Enterprise and Intermediate Points on
City of Birmingham ..................... ............ .............. Tuesday Oct. 15 3.00 p. m. ,
Nacoochee ............. ..... ...... .................. ... .............. Friday, Oct. 18, 5.00 a. m. .
I Kansas City....... .......... .......... ............ ................. Sunday Oct. 20, 6.30a.m. the St. Johns River.
City of Augusta ............................ .... ............ .....Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7.30 p. m.
City of Birmingham ...... .......... .... ..... ...... ........... ..Friday, Oct. 25. n.coa. m.Nacoochee .
.... ................. ........... '............ .... ........ SundayOct. 27 I.oopln.
Kansas City ............................ ......................... ....Tuesday, Oct. 29 2.30p.m. Steamer "EVERGLADE,
Tallahassee ........................ ........ ................ ...... .Thursday Oct. 3, 5.00a.m. /
Chattahoochee...................:. .............. ............ ... .....Tuesday, Oct. 8, 8.00a.m. Is appointed 'to sail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5:00: p. m:,
Gate City................... ............ .... ........... .... ........ Sunday Oct. 13, I.oop.m: and returning leave Sanford Mondays, and Thursdays at I 5 a. m.
Tallahassee ................................... ..... ........... Thursday, Oct. 17 4.'oP.; m.Chattaltoochee. .
I ................... .... .......... ...... .....to'.;...... Tuesday, Oct. 22, 8.303.m.
I Gate City .............. ... ................. ................... ........Sunday, Oct, 27, i.oop. m.Tallahassee .
I .... ... .... ................,.. ............ ............ ....Thurday, Oct, 31, 3.30p.m. General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville

A. J. COLE, Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green New York.M. .
( Ships do NOT Carry Passengers.) H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bow ing Green, New York.D. .
City of Macon.................................................. Wednesday Oct. 9, 8.30 a. m. D. C. MINK General Freight Agent. 12 fOe Delaware avenue, Philadelphia Pa.
City of Macon .'.............. .............. ...... ................ ...Saturday, Oct. 19 6.00 p. m THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager Bowling Green New York. '
City of Macon ......................................... ....... .....Tuesday, Oct. 29 2.30 p. m) F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville PI*.
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street Jacksonville, Fla.
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville Fla.

WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents
Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia Savannah Florida & Western Railway ,
Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad. 12 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Green, New York.
Through Bills of leading Tickets and Baggage Checks to all points North and East. See your i
nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to
J. P. BECKWITH G. F. & P. Agent New Pier 35 N. R., New York.R. .
New Pier No.35 North River, New York. City Exchange Building Savannah. Ga.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Lewis'.Wha ; Boston
W. I..JAMES, Agent, 13 S.Third Street Philadelphia. WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO.
W. H. RHETT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway New York.J. ,
D. HASHAGEN Eastern Agent, Sav., Fla. &Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway N. Y.
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