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 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: November 2, 1895
Frequency: weekly
regular
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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 )
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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
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System ID: UF00055765:00354
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Preceded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by: Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen

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8. Powers,Publisher Proprietor. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER, 2, 1895. Whole No. 1305 Vol NKW VII SKKIKS No< 44

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RESPONSIBLE, ESTABLISHED 1868.

RELIABLE, >>5

PROMPT. 27 YEARS EXPERIENCE.



BATTERSON & GO. Park 99 Place NEW YORK. COMMISSION MERCHANTS.


REAL ESTATE SECURITY AND BEST BUSINESS METHODS ENABLE US TO DO ALL POSSIBLE FOR CONSIGNORS. PROMPT ACCOUNT SALESAS
SOLD. THIS INSURES YOU AGAINST LOSS AND GUARANTEES HONEST AND PROMPT RETURNS. NO MARKET .STEADILY EXCELS NEW
YORK. BUFFALO HOUSE 167 AND 169 SCOTT STREET. USE ANY TELEGRAPH CODE.
REFERENCES-IRVING NATIONAL BANK, NEW YORK, THIRD NATIONAL BANK, BUFFALO, R. G. DUN & CD., FIRST NATIONAL BANK, ST.
AUGUSTINE, FLA. BANKS AND SHIPPERS EVERYWHERE.
AGENTS FLORIDA FRUIT AND VEGETABLE GROWERS ASSOCIATION AT BUFFALO. .



J"UST HAVE OUT YOU! SEEN IT ? 7V'C. L MENTION, TREE PLANTERS!!



I. Before buying your Nursery Stock,investigate and know what you are getting. Know ;that
L. Taber's Catalogue for 1895-6. you are buying of a Grower and not a second or third hand dealer.

THE POMONA NURSERIES
Enlarged, re-written, newly illustrated; 60 pages; 50 engravings; model of typographical art. .
Latest practice and best methods of Culture. Most recent experience in orchard and market with are the most Extensive in the State and ofter all Home Grown Stock. Peaches. Plums, Pears,
varieties new and old. Japan Persimmons, Grapes,Figs,Mulberries,Apricots,Almonds, Satsuma and other Oranges and

THIS UP-TO-DATE' HORTICULTURAL HAND ,BOOK Lemons ORANGE on both ,, and TRIFOLIATA STOCKS.Over .

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Which is sent free upon application describes over'300 varieties of fruits and ornamentals offered 75 varieties of R9ses all field grown and Budded and Grafted. Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, etc.
FLORIDA, : and lower South including r ?' NO BETTER-STOCK. NO CHEAPER. NONE SO LARGE.
. It will pay those intending to plant Orchards to visit my Nursery and Experimental Grounds.
Satsuma on Trifoliata--Hardy Orange onHardy Stock.-* Write for Catalogue and any,information wanted, W.'D. -GRIFFING, PROP.,


GLEN ST. MARY\ NURSERIES, .__nn__.. Macclenny_._-- ITIa.

GLEN ST. MARY, FLA. ORANGE, GROWERS,
CALIFORNIA BUDS

ATTENTION !
GRAFTED PECANS: \

THE ONLY WAY TO GET WHAT YOU WATT.Headquarters : POSTPAI
I am able to supply you with Orange and Lemon
for 1'ear Trees. Satsuma Oranges on Trifoliata. Celestial 1'igs; bud wood of standard varieties, such as Safe Arrival and Satisfaction Guaranteed.
HART'S TARDIFF, *
One'Year Trees now fall of ""'ltlt. Everbearing Mulberries for the 1'it/s'a/ul' *
MAJORCA, V A R I ET I ECS: Homosassa,Jaffa, Dancy
Chickens Elberta Peach Trees by the Thousand Jl U 11 Y. Tangerine. Hart's Tardily, (or Valencia Late), St.
JAFFA.SANFORD'S Michael. Ruby, and Malta Bloods, W. Navel,
Send for Interesting Catalogue. Med. Sweet, Mandarin Oranges.I .
MEDITER11ANEAN,
THE OLD RELIABLE ARCADIA NURSERIES,
J. H. GII JJ'EAtJ, P100P., XlAJjTA.BLOOD. Guarantee Absolutely no Red, White, Yel-
DIED SWEET,
low or Purple Scale on Buds sent.
MONTICELLO, FLA. ST. UriCJfAJSX,
DANCY TANGERINE,
Tne true Lisbon Lemon Villa Franca, Eureka
ut'+ +v v CHINA MANDARIN, Etc, Royal Messina Belair Premium, Everbearing -
/ MSG N N ROYAL PALM NURSERIES. At the following prices; ,and Imported Sicily Lemons.A .

0 0o 1000, $5.00; 3000 $12.00; 6000 $20.00. few Pomelo Buds *1 per 100, Others,
c \\ CASH WITH ORDER.In $1 4.50 per 1,000, *1O per 3,000,
#20 per 7,000. CASH WITH
o\ I f11 We are Offering an Exceedingly Large and Varied Assortment same Lemons.prices. Lisbon, Villa Franca, Eureka,at ORDER:

of Trees and Plants. Buds delivered without further cost to you and Please send P. 0. Money Orders or Drafton
ry u...+' J'.r' guaranteed to arrive in fine order. Orders. New York only. References Given.
.. ...I17".d" booked now for June delivery. Address,
Orange, Lemon, Lime. Pomelo, Peach, Plum, Grape, Olive, Dewberry, CITRUS TREES, OLIVES, PALMS AND
Raspberry, Tropical Fruits,Grasses, Bamboos, Palms, Orchids, Ferns, Cactus, Economic Plants C. 8. BURGESS,
(like Camphor,Cinnamon,Tea etc., etc.) in hundreds and thousands of plants,all well grown and Riverside Nurseries, DECIDUOUS TREES, FOR SALE
in perfect condition. Send for Illustrated Catalogue, with special list of Citrus for the season. Riverside, Cal. Address:

REASOIVEU BROS., Oneco, Fla. Reference.-Orange Growers' Bank, Riverside, I. H. CAMMACK,
Cal. Florida reference given if wanted.
Manatee.. River Region. Whittier, California
[ Cut this out for Reference.]
GENUINE BERMUDA ONIONS.Our NEW CROP SEEDS !

HATCH CHICKENS MOI l'kL:
stock of this popular variety is now ready for delivery. Beware spurious AT REASONABLE PRICES, wuu u>0

Italian and California stock sold by northern houses at $2 to$2.50 per pound. .-.. :,..,-.. ,IkJ Excelsior Simple, Perfect Incubator Sd/-Jegu-,
Genuine Bermuda Onion Seed Pearl, Bermuda .-. latiiig. Thou.uod.inencece.-
OUR SEED ARE GENUINE.Both I Top or, White PerennialNew Silver Skin, Yellow Danvers and ., ", operation.hatch a larger Guaranteed percentage ol to

Varieties, White and Red, Packet 5 cents; | oz. 15 cents; 1 oz. 25 cents; Crop of Refugee Beans,$4 per bushel, *" any fertile other eggs Hatcher at less,cost LowestClroului than

\ lb. 85 cents; 1 lb. $3.00 post paid. ONION OESTS. Send! 6o.free.for M J made.prlue.l UI llrut-olasn(). II. HTAIII Hatcher,,
Illus.Catalogue. | 114 to 12':S.(IlliSt,quiiicy,III.!!
H. G. HASTINGS Ss CO., S KJBJOOAIEJIV.Interlaohen> : Finest: Strains of Cabbage, Florida tested.
A full line of all seeds.
I Florida. Florida and Georgia Seed Rye and Oats. Do you know a good farm

Catalogue free on application. WINTER FLOWERING BULBS.
and fruit paper when you see
300 ACRES IN NURSERY. O ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS. O 38TH YEAR. :Send. for price list.

L. CAMERON, Seedsman, it ? Let us send you the

FRUIT TREES Specially Adapted to Florida. Jacksonville, Fla. Rural New-Yorker this- week.

CHOICE FRUITS AND FLOWERS FOR
Oriental Pears,Japan Plums on Marianna Stocks Japan Persimmons Giant Loquat, Strawberry
SOUTHERN PLANTING.
Plants. Grape Vines, etc. Rare Coniferae, Broad Leaved Evergreens Camellas. 50.000 Palms Send your address ; no money.The .
10,000 Camphor and Cinnamon trees,Roses. The Greeiiliouwu Department is Pears a specialty. Trifoliata OrangeStocks.,
most complete in the Southern States. We grow everything in trees and plants suited to South ]Prices Low. List Free. SUMMIT NURSERIES Rural New-Yorker,
era horticulture. Catalogue free Address P. J. BERCKMANS, Augusta, Ga. No Agents. J Monticello, Fla. 409 Pearl f street,New York.

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State LAKE Agridiltllral FLORIDA CITY, FLA.PQlleae rod, ,L4 THE "DAISY"" PLOW.





NEXT COLLEGE YEAR BEGINS

MONDAY SEPT. SO 1895. An Implement That Every Gardener and Strawberry

FACULTY OF ABLE PROFESSORSFour Grower Should Have.
courses.Agricultural, Mechanical -
Latin-Scientific, Women's,equiv
alent in length studies"and honor. Graduatesof
Latin-Scientific course receive degree of A. B.; Shortest Quickest Q Most Attractive
of other courses,degree of B. S. 'II '
Business Course giving thor- -
A one year's
ough instruction in Commercial LawArithmetic.Penmanship O.tJTE .
and Book-Keeping.
A year's course in Stenography, TypeWriting BETWEEN
and Telegraphy, fitting students for business. FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH
Graduates of these courses receive certificates of
proficiency.A THE i ,
course in Piano Music bas been added
Florida Central and Peninsular
under an associate: : of the Toronto Conservatory
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of Music, giving best facilities to students of the
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Piano, at a reasonable charge. NEW THROUGH ROUTES.
Military Instruction under a graduate of New York to Jacksonville by
West Point. The young men are under Military New Florida Pennsylvania R. R. to Wash- '
Discipline similar to West Point The and ington Southern Hallway to
College Physician attends all students without Northern 1 Columbia, Florida Central & '.x
charge. Lake City is one of the healthiest places' Air Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all principal ""'" I /,' ".,
in America. High Pine Land. Pure Water. In points in Florida.
eleven years there has not been a death at the
College. All courses are open to women. Stu- Cincinnati to Jacksonville by Ij
dents not prepared for the Freshman class can Queen & Crescent to Chatta-
and Southern R'y to Ever- 1
enter the Preparatory Department.To
all students from Florida tuition is Free in Florida}ette, Florida Central&Penin- >, "
all departments except Piano Music. Music Limited., sular to all important Florida .
students pay a reasonable charge. Students points. ,,.
from other States pay$20 a year tuition music Kansas City, Fort Scott & 0 ,
Kansas
extra. Young men board in the Mess Hall at$10a andJackso'vllle City I Memphis R.R.to Kansas l' rim
month. Young women board with families in }to Birmingham, Southern R'y I
town at$10 to$15 a month. College year begins Thro' Line to Everette, Fla. Central &
September 30, 1895. Peninsular to all Fla. points. '
For catalogues address Louis to Jacksonville by
Short Line to Du Quoin,
O. CLUTE PRESIDENT, Holly Sp'gs 1St. Central to Holly Sp'gs, The best Tool for intensive culture ; saves, the expenses of a horse-;
LAKE CITY, FLA. Route. City, Memphis & Birmingham -
e J to Birmingham,Sou. does the work j just how and where you want it done.,
F. C. &
R'y to Everette and .P.
Sioux City&Chicago to Jacksonville -
B. STETSON UNIVERSITY Ill. Cent. to Holly
JOHN Holly Sp'gs. }Sp'ge, K.?., C. M.'& B. to Birmingham Thousands of acres of Truck and Strawberries are cultivated entirely by hand.
Route.New ,Sou. R'y to Ever- This little plowhas been perfected with special reference to, Florida use"and.
,DELAND, FLORIDA.For ette and the F. C. &P.Nash'ille with. the assistance and suggestions off Florida growers.; .
Louis'llle & to River
both sexes College, Normal ,School, ..
Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only ,
School of Music! "' -- '.-',
and Conservatory ,
Academy, Art through sleepers :'f 4 '

An teachers.steam institution lighted Seven of by first electricity.elegant rank.buildings' Hot Faculty and, heated cold of twenty water by !.JackSo'v1l1e1'between. 4..... 'Jacksonville.New Orleans and. Four Points and a Wrench." Go With Each Plow.Given .

baths. Thoroughly equipped gymnasium. De- .The F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track in
partment of Physical Culture, with Military Drill Florida running through the
for young men. Library of 6,000 volumes. Read- Tobacco Jteffions, with this paper to new subscribers for one year for $5.00 f. o. b. at our
,'" ing room, with all leading periodicals and daily Stock farming and Dairy Section,
and weekly papers. Thoroughly equipped Peach and Strawberry Lands,
chemical and physical laboratories. Separate Orange, Banana and Pineapple Country, Storeroom.FARMER
and FRUIT GROWER
buildings for Music and Art Schools, with artistsof Phosphate Belt. ,
established reputation In charge. Opens Has the Silver Spring and .
October 2. Send for catalogue giving full; nform- ,,Other fine Scenery.The J ACI.cSONVII.tI.tE> i I.tA.
ation. to Great Hunting Country.
JOHN F. FORBES, Reaches the Noted Fishing Grounds.
President. Has the best lands for tillage, greatest vari- N.B. Special low rates given for Pony, Clipper and,Hammock Plows in con.
I I ety of soils in the State' and above all nection with the paper. Write us for terms.

.. Runs over the Central Rldgeland
Where It Is High and Healthy.
lorida Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers
the best freight facilities for any produce to WHY ? .
-ands the Northern markets.. Send for the,popular

song i t
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... "MY FLORIDA HOME"
Oranges Go the Corn off the Cob Hands and
with its spirited words and beautiful music oil "Niggering Blistering your

descriptive of an actual Florida Home, and Wearing the Skin off? Buy a
eesorts which Is gotten up In elegant style-Six pages
of full sized best music paper,containing also
I a picture of a home in Florida and a hunting CYCLONE CORN I
ii4 nvestments scene. It is mailed on .receipt of 10 cents (in SHELLER.SEVERAL .
stamps,to pay expense of distribution.)
free also for the best map of,Florida(sen REASONS WHY YOU
) and note the towns on Its route.A.O.MAODONELLG.P.A.
;Developments SHOULD HAVE ONE.

Jacksonville, Fla. II ,
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Attractions The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R. IIlh! j II It Is full warranted against breaking or get-

-.. Address, i ting order by any lair usage.
Offers to
G. D. ACKERLY, Shippers It takes less power to do the same amount of
The Shortest and Quickest Route work than any other machine of its size ever
u' made.
C GENERAL PASSENCER AGENT, _
TRUNK LINE BETWEEN d'll' ,) ""I ;i There is no time lost after you are through
THE TROPICt\L FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN ,1 shelling by picking the cobs out of the shelled
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA. !II;!!!,hf + ya corn, as the machine takes the corn all off the
THE EAST AND WEST. cob, drops the corn in the box or basket, takes
With Improved Ventilated Cars, this com- the cob on around and throws it off at the back.

pany is better equipped than ever ever to -- --- m,. : By a little practice with it you can easily shell
handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops, and II, oue bushel of oars in about 4 minutes or less.
insure close connections and prompt despatchto The sheller is small but it will do the work of
' Known all Eastern and Western Markets. many a larger machine.

Everywhere.Sold Through, oars to destination with The spring can be adjusted to any tension required
out change or delay. r' and can be loosened when not in use, thus
Everywhere.Grown Perishable freight followed by wire and ; ,,,f IJ avoiding any chance of its giving out.
Everywhere. shippers advised time passing various Junction A sheller wrench accompanies every machine.
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points and arrival at destination. i IV'IU,+1'lr

RRSDS All claims for overcharges and loss prompt- The manufacturer of this machine is rated in the Commercial Agencies at $125,000 and is
lyadjusted. personally known to the Editor to be a responsible man. The
See that your goods are markedvia

x jEskyour Ferry's Heed dealer Annual for them for. um nd .for. F. C. & P. R. R. CYCLONE: CORN SHELLER '
valuable to all planters and loversof For Information call on or address the undersigned -
Fine Vegetables and Beautiful : Is not a worthless claptrap affair, but has genuine merit.
Flowers. Write for It-Free. 0. fi. TAYLOR Trav. A'gt Ocala,Fla. Retail price $3.00. Given with the paper one year for $4,00 or as a premium for three new
I). Ill. FERRY& CO., W. B. ,TUOKER, Gen.A'lft, Orlando, Fla. subscribers at $2.00 each, Address ail orders to .
Detroit, Mich. O. M. HOLDEN. Trav. A'gt, Leesburg. FlaW
It. FULLER Trav. A'gt,Tampa, Fla. FARMER AND 'FRUIT GROWER,
Or N.S. PENNI'NGTON, Traffic Manager,
.Fla. J o.hS01'1'V'111e v F1a..
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Pasteboard Tubes for Protecting Irrigation and Dry Culture half of this variety; 'if a small orchard Hardiness of the Satsuma Orangeand
Orange Trees. Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: probably all would be as well of this Value of the Trifoliata

As promised last week, we wrote to Replying' to Mr. Nevins' questions kind. All of the Chinese Cling strain, as Stock.
a paper box maker of New York, and about irrigation I will give my opin- far as I am acquainted with them, are Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
he replied that strawboard tubes are ion summarily, based upon four years most healthy and vigorous growers, In June we made a tour along the
I not made larger than 2% inches in experience, working and overseeingthe being far in advance 4of trees of the coast westward from Florida, and ex-
'diameter Of'course this would be too largest irrigated grove in this com- Persian type. tending through Louisiana and Texas,
small for any except very young munity.We The Honey peach also came from for the purpose of noting the resultsof
sprouts, as there ought to be- at least have about fifty acres in grove, China. It and its seedlings are smaller the freeze on the orange trees. Ina
two inches of soil around the tree. of which about forty is covered by the than the Chinese Cling strain, but section fifty or sixty miles north of
Strawboard or pasteboard comes in plant. The portion not irrigated hav- some of these seedlings are of good New Orleans we found more,old trees
sheets and it would not be a difficult ing the advantage in age by two or size and good color. Very possibly of Satsuma on trifoliata, than in any
matter for the grower to cut it into three years and being "on the same they are to some extent crossed with other part of the region visited. Here,
proper sizes to put around the trees, kind of soil, etc., should have borne the Persian. Most of them ripen in where the mercury is reported to have
tie it with two or three strings, and first, ordinarily.This June, none, I believe, later than mid- fallen as low as 9, a large proportionof
fill the cylinder thus formed with soil. however, was not the case. July. The Imperial and the Early the unprotected bearing trees are
For instance,.there comes to us a very While the non-irrigated trees lookedas Cream are recommended as the best growing from the buds. At Col. A.
heavy article of wrapping paper in well and bloomed as full as the irrigated of these. L. Strang's place at LaPorte, Texas,
sheets 3 ft. 4 in. x 4 ft. 5 in. One of ones, in point of fruiting and The latest Oriental to come over we saw a fine young Satsuma orchard,
the Peento said to be from the the trees on trifoliata stock, plantedthe
these sheets would cut three wraps, holding the fruit they were far behind. was ,
perhaps four for small trees. One This I attribute to the effect of the West Indies. The parent and most past winter, of which fully seven-
sheet weighs i54 pounds, and costs long spring droughts ,so common here of the seedlings are useless outside the ty-five per cent were growing finely.
four cents a pound, six cents for a just at the time when the orange is Florida peninsula because of early H. H. Settle of Galveston, told us
sheet, this would make the wraps cost trying to set. Hence the advantageof blooming. Two of the seedings, how that his Satsuma orchard, planted the
least. ever, presumably of mixed blood, past winter was coming out with com-
two cents or less apiece. We would irrigating bearing groves at '
rather risk a delicate young sprout in- This has been proven to me by two bloom fairly late and so promise to be paratively little loss.
side one of these paper tubes with a years' close observation.So of value further north. These, the Writing from Buras, 'La., in May,
cylinder of two inches of soil aroundit I say, irrigation is a benefit to Waldo and the Angel, have made a 1895, W. S. Reddick says: "In my
than we would with all the straw, our groves in this portion of Floridaat most vigorous growth in our plant immediate neighborhood large bear-
moss or paper which could be wrap least, which is known as the sandy ing, but as they are yet too young to ing trees on trifoliata stood the test
ped around it. Some young Satsu- lake region. fruit I cannot report on them further. without other l loss; than foliage. One
The first named is the tree, a kumquat, with more than a
mas at Lawtey last winter were cover- As to the expense of keeping up an very early,
After it second medium early in season. foot of snow drifted around its stem,
ed each with a small haycock of mulch, irrigation plant. is properly
is To these Orientals may possibly be and its branches weighted nearly to
the
certainly two feet thick all around placed expense very light to
them and reaching a foot above their one who does not mind a little workor added the Indian or Spanish type of the ground with snow, sustained no
tops, but they were frozen about the does not'want to send to Jackson peach. These were growing in the injury whatever, retaining all its foli-- ..
same as some others which had no ville for a.$3 a day machinist to do a Indian country when English speaking age. Of about 800 nursery trees, on
protection'whatever. They had from job lhatjhe: can do himself in twenty- people first came, the seed having been trifoliata, I lost about eight per cent.
i minutes with little effort. brought from the Spanish settlements Mr. Geo. Schoenberger had a lot of
six inches to a foot of their tips frozen five a extra
off. With the necessary tools at hand I about St. Augustine. Whence the Satsumas on trifoliata, in nursery, that "! ." _,
the seed retained part of their foliage after the
can do all my own work, from repairing Spanish got we can only
More Experience With Banking? a broken flue in the boiler to guess; not necessarily from Spain, for freeze, and having since been trans- .
visited all in planted are now doing well. Mr.
Spanish ships
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: making a new valve for the pump.W. ports
South Asia and the islands when St. Schoenberger believes in the trifoliataas
In a communication from' Mr. C. S. E. BAKER.
Augustine was in its glory as the chief making a hardier tree than any
Gowan, of Crescent City, Fla., which Melrose, Fla.
appears in your issue'of the 26th inst., f-4 trading point for the Indian country.At other stock we have. Dr. James F.
I find the following : The Oriental Peaches. least the Indian peach is unlike McCaleb has, in his young grove,
"Mr. A. H. Manville is instancedas Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: the Persian, being usually of dull color near Fort Jackson, a number of trees
having banked a considerable num- Herein the far South it seems to and very late in its season of ripening. on trifoliata, planted two years ago;
ber of trees near here one winter and me that the planters of peach trees Most of the late peaches of the Southare they were not injured by the freeze,
lost them. Perhaps he will give us will do well to plant mostly of the supposed to be of Indian blood. and are doing well. He lost fifty per
the benefit of his knowledge." Oriental strains. The Persian strain, The tree, while more like the Persian cent of his trees on sour stock, plantedat .
than the Orientals in habit of the same time. It should be borne
growth
In a grove near Crescent City, located grown at the North and in California, ,
does have the here is more vigorous.Of in mind that these trees had to endure
where cold snaps are apt to fall not vigor of the
with exceptional severity, I have followed Orientals. There are three strains of all these the Chinese Cling strainis a temperature of about 17 followedby
the practice of earthing up," the Orientals, the Chinese Cling, the the strongest grower, and the fruit a heavy fall of snow, which being
or banking, for eight or ten years., Honey and the Peento. The first the largest. It seems to me that in moist, clung to the trees; the weight
Clean earth being piled about the named is the parent of numerous improving the peach for"the Gulf coast breaking many of them, freezing ev-
base of the trunk to the height of four- seedlings, some full-blood, some country the Chinese Cling or some ery night until the final disappearanceof
teen to eighteen inches about December crossed, but all having the large size of its seedlings should be taken as a the snow, four days after its fall."
i and allowed to remain until and white skin with red cheek of basis, and crossed with varieties hav- IN FLORIDA.At .
about April i. I have found this in the parent, excepting the Elberta, ing Indian Honey, Peento or Persian'i Glen St. Mary, our own orchard, i
no way detrimental to the trees, and which is yellow and red, the ideal blood to give the season of the ripen- in bearing for several l years, is upon '
absolutely effectual, even last winter, peach color. Probably the Elberta ing, size and color desired. sweet stocks exclusively, and therefore
as a protection against injury from owes its yellow skin to some mixtureof JUD PIERCE. could not be expected to endure as !
cold to the parts covered. I have Persian blood, as a seedling raised Spring Hill, Mobile, Co., Ala. Iowa temperature as trees upon trifo-
also found that the tops above the from a peach grown in open orchard .--4 liata. Still many of the trees are j
earth were much less liable to be injured .; would be liable to have mixed blood. Birds as Oivilizers. coming from the buds, while old seed-
by frost or freezing than the tops While other descendants of the We find the following note floating lings, which ,were cut down by the I
of trees not earthed up in this way. Chinese Cling, such "as General Lee, about.the country : freeze of 1886, were killed below the
Your correspondent has been misin- Chinese Free, Thurber, and ,Belle of "Convicts in the Michigan State ground.All .
formed as to loss from cold of trees Georgia, are of large size and the Prison are allowed to keep birds, andas varieties of oranges in nursery !!
thus banked. One season, after sev- trees vigorous growers, like their a result of this there are fully 900 at Glen St. Mary that were unprotected I
eral open winters (the trees having parent, they lack the high color of feathered songsters in the prison, all : were killed below the bud; but l
attained good size, and seeming to be Elberta. All of them ripen duringthe owned and cared for by the prisoners. at the time of the freeze we had heeled.
large enough to stand ordinary cold), latter, part of July, so that othersof Their carolings in the morning are one in and partially protected several carloads I
the banking was omitted. This was this strain cannot be planted for a of the odd features of life at this insti-- of orange trees, of different varieties
the season, of loss, the trees being succession with Elberta. tution. It is believed that this and on sweet, sour and trifoliata( I
killed to the ground. I have never The Elberta is"the pivot around other favors are responsible for the stocks. Outside the cold was too severe j
lost a tree from the cold that was which peach growing will turn in good behavior of the prisoners, as for trees of this size, in any variety .,
banked. A. H. MANVILLE. these parts for some time. The commercial there are fewer outbreaks at Jackson or on any stock, but here we had
Glen St. Mary, Oct.: 28, 1895. orchard should have at least than anywhere else. the different varieties and stocks under

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precisely similar conditions, and a degree which we give below. Here are the is not a temporary fad.Ve' believeit Live Stock.
.of cold which drew sharply the figures : is destined to find a prominent placein
line of t relative hardiness. After a few' Boxes Sold. Gross. Net. Per Box commerce. Until the demand is -.
warm days had rendered the results 31 October 23 $129.13 $"101.47 $3 27 supplied the price of kola nuts will Rye Growing in :Baker:: Ooun

perceptible, the relative effect on these 66 25 Nov." 30 i 301.35 98.85 24r.49 78.51 3.65 3.14 rule high. It is believed it will flour- We are too apt to look away aheto
trees, heeled,in in blocks, stood out as IS ," 6 70.00 55.85 3.10 ish in South Florida. Under proper find profits in farming. Your ai
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plainly as if marked on a mapSatsuma ; ,25 19 '; 13 9 94-48 60.60 46.72 75.04 3.00 2,45 conditions the tree will bear fruit in cle on tobaccco, last week, was goo

on irifoliata apparently unin- -65 20 194.50 -148.06- _2227 about five years; they are in full bear- and should be acted on, but we ca
jured; Satsuma on sweet stock, touched 249 $948.91 $747.14 $3.00 ing in 15 years. The tree is small, do anything at it except make t
at the tips only; other varieties on It will be noted that the October but when in full bearing, at the pres- plans until next spring.

trifohata, cut back considerably; other sales netted over $3.50,per box. The ent price of kola nuts, would yield 1 would suggest some things to
varieties on sweet and sour stock, fruit should have all been shipped in $100 per tree. One hundred trees now, or any time during October

killed. October, but was delayed by pressureof can be planted to the acre, and we be- November.::
We have a record of the cold spells, other things. No effort was madeto lieve it would be wise for some of our First-Sow rye. Don't sow a ga

of exceptional severity in this region obtain a special price for the above. readers to make- an experiment with Ion or a peck, but sow all your ca
extending back 150 years, and.duringthis The crop was shipped through the the kola nut. and cotton land. Ten acres of r
period no freeze has occurred as Florida Fruit Exchange, and took its 4Sw. will keep ten head of cattle in livi
severe as the treeze of February 8, regular course, being sold in Bostonat Tropical Trees in Baltimore. order all winter.If .
1895; twice only has it been approached public auction. These sales are Mr. George W. Bray, of No. 830 a few sweet potatoes or turni

in severity, namely, in Feb- published, and any person desiring to Edmondson avenue, has in the yard of be sliced thin, and a little cottonsee
ruary, 1747,. and February, 1835. No verify the figures can do so by refer his residence two guava bushes which meal be sprinkled ,over them and a
freeze ot equal severity has occurred ence to stencil No 2027 in the printed have borne fruit {for two seasons. I he fed to the cattle, they will all co
since our meteorological history be- catalogues for above dates, which can bushes were sent Mr. Bray from Flor; out in the spring as tat and sleek
gan, this freeze and the only two pre- be had from Harris & Co., fruit auc- ida. The fruit is cultivated in tropical the Western steers.

ceding freezes that approach it in tioneers, Boston.To countries.-Baltimore Sun. Fat cattle in February and Marc

severity being separated by intervalsof the total net return above shouldbe The guava bushes mentioned above are always in demand, better price:
sixty years. To be ot practical added the proceeds of thirty-five were sent by James Kettle, of Hastings than in summer and fall.

value, conclusions based upon the boxes not included (some being soldat FJa., of whom Mr. Bray is a son- Florida loses twenty to twenty-fiv|
effects of the freeze of 1895, must be private sale), and we have $800 as in.law. Mr. Bray also has an orange per cent. of her cattle every year. W
made with due allowance for its exceptional the net proceeds of 422 trees, mostly tree growing in his garden, sent by Mr who live htre know they are starve

character. 15 by 15 feet, apart (too close), ,and Kettle. The tree is now four years Stock men outside ot the State thin
HARDINESS IS RELATIVE. occupying less than two and onefifthacres. old, of healthy growth, and fruit is expected cattle in Florida are not healthy.

Not only must we bear in mind the These trees were planted in this year.-St.. Augustine News. people who own cattle would sow a
exceptional character 'of the past win- 1890. In 1892 they bore six boxes ; Mexican! > Oranges.A < acre ol rye tor each head, this star

ter, but we must not lose sight of the in 1893 171 boxes, netting $2.50 per Chicago firm writes to the N. Y. ing ol 'cattle would stop.
box that season, and the October ship- it young cattle were kept in goo
fact that hardiness relative.. Some Fruit Trade Journal : Two cars of
arrived conclu- ments $3.19-(all should have been order the year round, the steers woul
have
at jumped-at :Mexican have made their
marketed in October). In 1894 284 oranges ap- weigh twice as much when lour year
this
sions wise "Satsumas have
on : at this One
pearance Chicago ;.week.:
boxes as above ((249 plus 35)). old under the
as
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a ( present system.
down winter's
been cut by last freezes, car to-day sold at $3.45. This fruitis
the We have failed to find an orange- : The,more you think ot it the,big
therefore Satsuma is not hardy. in the
now being packed regulation
r"who realized anything like $3 it Let make some figure
us
gro gets.
From the of the
standpoint practicalfruit Florida box Mexico
to
imported
this is fallacious. Oaks I per'box, net, for his crop, and we be- 1,000 head ol cattle are now worltl
grower, from Bangor, Me., by the shippers.The .
sometimes winter-kill; we do not there- lieve our: Satsuma crop, grown away packages received from Mexico $7,000. They are profitable evej
'
, fore conclude the oak is not hardy. up' in 'North ''Florida, near the Georgialine this are attractive and the under the present system. The U.
year very
have been known be killed and entirely outside the so-called census shows twenty per cent.
Apples to fruit, is well packed. Notwithstanding ,
belt, brought the highest priceof deaths from disease among Flori
orange
the cold in
by New York, yet we do the color is not as high as it will
conclude that any orange crop sold last year.G. cattle annually. That is, 200 heat
not apples are not be a little later on, the fruit is sweeta
,adapted to New York. For the first L. TABER. peculiarity of the'Mexican worth $1,400, .out ot every 1,000 hezl
Glen St. Mary Nurseries, 1) orange. die Where cattle are fee
time since the of every year.
1835 orange groves The general verdict of the trade at
Florida have bten generally cut down Glen St. 'Mary. Fla. )f Chicago is that in general appearanceand the losses from disease are only i or
the cold do conclude m < per cent. By sowing rye, one acn
by ,,yet we not The Kola Nut. texture these oranges are nearer
that not feasible and for each head, our death rate cowl
oranges are a the Mediterranean fruit than
The Indian River Advocate an- any be reduced to i or 2 cent.
profitable fruit (for the per
f orange region. other coming to this market.
orange
Because Satsumas succumb with other nounces that it has secured a quantityof -..-. Thus a saving of 180 head, wort
varieties shows that theie) is a degreeof ,kola nuts which will be distributed They Will Return. $1,260, would be effected annually i ij

cold tbe Satsuma will not stand,' subscribers and advertisers. The One of our subscribers writes us each 1,000 head. Again, cattle wort]
but it does not show that,, the Satsumais kola nut is worthy of special notice, from the North : "I expect to return $7 per head could be changed in !

not hardier than other varieties, because, notwithstanding its stimu- Florida, but when, I do not know.In Jew years to cattle worth $14 or $a
that it will not survive a degree of cold lating, effect, it is never followed by fact Florida is good enough for me, per head, by keeping them growl
to which the others would succumb, reaction or depression, as in 'the case and like most people that have lived all the year. i

or, that it is not well adapted to loca- of almost every other known stimu there, the sooner I can return the bet- OLD PLAN. IH

tions and localities too cold for other lant.The ter it will please me. I know of sev- One thousand head of cattle cos
sorts. Even if it liable to be cut kola nut is about the size of a
was eral persons that have gone North $7,000. Net increase under prese
back to the stem every two or three hickory-nut unhulled; it is either of a since the calamity of February 7, '95, system, 10 per cent. In five yeaf
reddish brownish
years, it would still be one of the or yellewish color, that are anxious to return.. Some, herd should be 1,500, worth $7 each?
most fruits to We and of agreeable taste. From a quarter stated that
prohtaoie grow. they had shaken the sand $10,500. i
have passed through the severest to a half a' nut will produce a of Florida forever off their feet, but NEW PLAN. i
freeze record and all the marked effect in an adult, and a sense pOne
not
on now they seem to prefer it to the
Satsumas have been cut below the of well being, exhilaration and energy mud of the North." thousand head of cattle, $7,00

bud, but, on the contrary, have sur- is experienced shortly after taking the 1. With good winter quarters, reducin
vived to a remarkable extent drug, which lasts for perhaps eight or H. F. Dutton & Co. shipped 531 death-rate from 20 per cent to 2 p'
i ten hours. If taken at night, by sensitive bales of cotton last week valued at cent would give 18 per cent to add
AS A MONEY-MAKER.
I subjects, it produces marked over $40,000. They have a great'' the 10 per cent now made on catt,
Entirely apart from its hardiness, I wakefulness. amount of cotton still on hand. Thus 1,000 head of cattle in five yea;
the Satsuma is the most profitable va- I The present demand for the kola Work on their new building was commenced should be 2,400 head, worth, at $7
riety grown. We mean just what we nut is immense. The best authorities yesterday.-Gainesville Sun. $16,800. I

say ; that, if the Satsuma was no hard. believe that it only produces the effect ...... These cattle, however, by wins
ier than other oranges, it would still, mentioned above when used in the Grasshoppers ate doing great dam- feeding, will have increased in siz
wherever adapted, be the most profit undried state. Recently the kola nut age to the seed beds of truck farmers. and in all the qualities that make catjl j I
able variety to grow, because of the has been propagated in Jamaica and At Wacahoota they have destroyed valuable, so that at the end
high price it brings in market. This other West India islands, and some nearly) all of the cabbage and years the herd will be worth twice

somewhat startling statement needs no nuts are obtainable there. The pointwe lettuce plants set: out. The farmers' much as at the beginning-$14 pe
further demonstration than the prices wish to lay before our readers is have been compelled to put out mare head. Thus the herd would brig

realized for our last crop (fall of 1894)), this: The kola nut, in our opinion, seed.-Gainesville Sun. $33,600.r < .




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; Cut these figures down to 100 head, was never yet purchased for nothing, been my experience with it, and I have The culture of asparagus has been -
or to ten head, and the same rate of and our motto on this question is start! been growing cassava for the last eight told a thousand t times, and the following -
profit will hold. right when you go into,any business.It years. You will observe that I do not from the "Southern Cultivator" is
The winter pasture need not for a may cost more in the beginning, use any nitrogenous fertilizer at all, as good enough : -_
:it moment interfere with farm crops. but it will prove by far the cheapest I found that the cassava plant takes For a family bed, it is best to buy
Sow now corn and cotton in the end.-Texas Experiment Sta- lot of
among quite a nitrogen free from the the one year old root; or they can be
ie stalks. When the time comes to plant tion.1Za1ep&T11aeke1i. atmosphere, and any one studying its raised at home by planting the seed in
a your fields again they will be all theo foliage will understand that it is so; the spring in any ordinary gardensoil
better for the tramping of the cattle and my experience goes to prove that the rows fifteen inches apart, and ,
anl and the turning under of a crop oft .- -....- -...- giving it nitrogen is throwing away the plants when up thinned to stand I
humus. How to Raise Cassava. money. My reason for using muriateas five or six inches apart. in the row.
Let us all sow rye just as soon as Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: the source of potash is, that the mu Grass and weeds shduld be kept
> c we can get the seed.-J. N. T., in The cassava plant, like its brother riate gives me more solid roots without down during the growing season by
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Baker County Press.Dairying the castor oil plant, delights in a deep, any of that stringiness we get in cas, constant cultivation. 1
warm, sandy soil that has been very sava grown, on poor soil, and it keeps The roots can be planted where they t
in the South. deeply plowed, and the soil opened up better when fertilized with muriate. I are to remain permanently, in either 1
a How to successfully and economically to let the air and sun get into it. Ot used to take kainit for my potash, but, the spring or fall, although there may' 1
r iiY contend with the intense heat of all the root crops of the South cassava as we leave cassava in the field all win- be some advantage gained by fall J
our climate is one of the dairy problems stands at the top for the quantity it ter, and only dig it as we want it, I' planting. The soil should be rich I
i that is not easily solved. Since yields per acre, and being so rich in found that the cassava fertilized with and mellow, and the breaking should 1
ice kainit did not keep as well as that fer- be deep and thorough. Well rotted
cannot be had naturally, and the starch it constitutes one of the best j
e manufacture is too expensive, some stock feeds we have. It is particularly tized with muriate, more of it rotting; stable manure is the best fertilizer to !
a other means must be devised to meet valuable for feed to milk cows, increasing hence my reason for adopting the mu- use. After this is well worked in, ;
this exigency. the flow of milk and the qual- riate. After the plants begin to grow: open furrows three and a half feet I
Many machines have been invented ity as well. But to get it to do its best well they do not want to be disturbed apart and nine or ten inches deep.
for this purpose, and among them a the soil has to be rich in humus, and much in the cultivating, but the land Place the roots at the bottom of the
c has to be kept clean and clear of weeds, furrow, about two feet being
class of machines known as'"evapo of a warm nature naturally.The apart,
;e and very soon the plants will shade the careful them horrizon-
to spread out
rators, for, although there are many kind of fertilizer necessary has
styles, they all work on the same principle been all along a matter of dispute by ground. If we cultivate deep it sets tally to their full length; fill up the
IV different the roots too deep, and we cannot getas furrows, leaving the bed level put on
'tV namely, that of surrounding the parties, some arguing that ;
. vessel containing the milk with wet cassava does not require anything be- good a crop as with very shallow a heavy top dressing of refuse salt,
n cloths, so arranged that either auto- yond phosphoric acid in our sandy cultivation. A field of cassava is one and you have laid the foundation for
matically or by capillary attraction soils ot the South. But any one who of the most beautiful sights one can a wholesome vegetable for at least a
they will remain moist during the setting has studied the matter must know that see, as the plant is one of the most generation. The shoots which will
a-tJ period, and thus cool the milk by any crop that is as rich in starch: as beautiful' in nature, and\ the root beingone come up the following spring, shouldnot
evaporation, the water being supplied cassava must have potash, and plentyof of the best sources of starch we be cut, and but sparingly the sec-
from a reservoir conveniently ar- it. I like to plant cassava to succeed know, every one in the South should ond year., After that, however, they
)I raged. a corn crop that has been well grow all the cassava he can.. can be used, ad libitum, being carefulin
I During the present summer we have cultivated and fertilized, and if thereis C. K. MCQUARRIE. cutting only to avoid injuring the
r tested two of these machines, with the a strong growth of crab grass, purs- DeFuniak Springs, Fla. shoots, which are still below the sur-
result that we find an average temperature lane or ,cowpea vines following the ... face, and which will give a successionof
,of from 74 to 78 degrees Fahrenheit corn crop, it should be plowed under Asparagus.Editor growth for five or six. weeks. As
can be secured by this method. when 'green (in October in our' latitude Farmer and Fruit-Grower: they appear above the ground, they
,t A The temperature, however, is too high ). If this has been done, the fol. As the transportation companiesseem should be cut with a sharp knife about
3 to give satisfaction, as the difference lowing spring I replow the land in the to be operated upon the basis of two inches below the surface.
in temperature of the milk when latter part ot March or beginning of taking all the goods they transport in We published indexes for 1891, '92, '
i drawn fresh from the cow and after April, at the same time scattering part payment for transporting them, and '93, but the demand for them was
setting fifteen hours is not great enoughto broadcast about three hundred poundsof and so have made it not only extra so limited that we discontinued them.If .
permit a complete separation of the muriate of potash, and a week or hazardous, but supremely foolish, for enough of our subscribers care for
fat from the milk, causing a serious two later I run a five-tooth cultivatoras us truckers to- raise anything for the them to pay a small sum each we could
deep as I possibly can the cross Northern markets that is not the con- publish an index for any year re-

loss.It is claimed, however, by the ad. way of this plowing. This leaves the centrated essence of value in bulk and quired. .-*-.
vocates of these machines, that they soil open, and it soon warms up readyfor weight. I have been thinking of try Tobacco Dust for Vermin.
are infinitely superior to. nothing the planting of the seed. We can ing to raise asparagus if it can be done The very dry weather all over the
(which is very true), and that in cases not plant cassava in cold soil, as it successfully here. Do you know, of State is giving cutworms, grasshoppersand I
where only one or two cows are kept would soon rot, and for this reason it anyone in the State who has raised if other parasites free course on ten-
for family use, these machines, beingso is very,difficult to keep the seed of it in commercial quantities? If so, will der plants. There is inquiry for this
cheap, form a very desirable addi- over the winter.I you give me his name and address ? and that to serve as an antidote. Few
tion to such a home. Especially is always cut up my canes in short I .have THE FARMER AND FRUIT things are better than fine ground to
this true of certain styles, which are pieces of three or four inches in length, GROWER from Mav.. 1802.. to this date. bacco dust. It is now offered by repu-
so arranged that they may also be taking care to have at least three eyes but have no general index to it exceptfor table dealers, )educed to an almost impalpable -
I used as refrigerators. or sprouts on each piece. These I bed 1893, and it makes it difficult to powder for this purpose. It
I For this purpose the evaporator about the beginning of March the same hunt up articles that ,.I desire to referto. may be poured down, halt a handful
! may have a place, but when as many way as I bed sweet potatoes, on a moderately I thought I remembered having right' on the plant, and it will do no
I as five or more cows are kept a separator warm hot-bed in a warm loca- read that some one near Ocala was harm, but benefit it, not only as an
I ; is desirable. This, used in con- tion, and by the end of April the raising asparagus in large amounts, insecticide, but as a fertilizer. THE
nection with a Cooley creamer for sprouts will be a few inches above the and I have been trying to find that ar- FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER can
holding and ripening the cream, or a ground. I then lay off my land four ticle, but cannot do so. speak from experience, having testedit
Boyd vat, forms the ideal method of feet apart each way; scattering in the I enclose stamp for reply. on strawberry plants. i
dairying under the present circum- furrow about four hundred pounds of Orlando, Fla. W. C. GREEN. -
stances. And if a sufficient numberof fertilizer rich in phosphoric acid and Asparagus has been successfully A pineapple bed 14x120 feet on
cows are kept to enable churningto potash (about an equal percentage of grown for the Jacksonville market Maddox & Matthams' place, covered,
be done every day, and the butteris each). This, with the muriate of pot- by an old gardener, named W. T. contained 405 pines and yielded 403
delivered as soon as made, the difficulty ash already used, makes the soil well Wood, living at Panama Park. We applts, averaging 12 to 16 to the half
of handling and caring for the charged with potash. I then lift the understand that he is an intelligentman crate. They sold for an average priceof
products of the dairy is greatly sim sprouts from the bed just as they are and earns a considerable income 20 cents a piece, or $80.60 for the
plified.In and set them in their places in the from this crop. As seen in the mar- lot. There were: sold, besides the
the case of small herds, where a field, covering them a little deeper kets it is a fair-looking article, but fruit, J. 7.68 tlips] at 20 cents apiece,
separator is considered too costly, we than they were in the bed. By plant- rather small. It takes him two yearsto bringing $353,60. Total gross receipts
would advocate the use of the Cooley ing my cassava in this \way I hardlyever get a crop. from this bed, $434.20, or $3.62 per
creamer, rather than the evaporator, lose a hill of it, whereas by cut- Mr. W. C. Steele, of Switzerland, running foot, the long way. These
as the results would be found more ting the seed cane and planting it in and Mr, A. L. Tracy, of Macclenny, figures were kindly given us by W. ,
satisfactory. It is true the former the field right away, the white ant is have grown asparagus but not in considerable H. Cody, who investigated the mat-<, .
costs much more<; put a good thing liable to take it l1i;: at least that has quantities. ter.-Tropical Sun. "





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Ammonia, 4j% to 5I2 per cent. ",
Available Phosphoric Acid, 4 to 6 per cent. :
Potash (Actual) 6 to 8' per cent.

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Oat Culture on Pine Land. ter about 100 pounds of kainit per an old resident fruit grower of Hitch
Mr. C. K. McQuarrie of West acre broadcast, and pass a light barrow cock, and not liking the bushy shapeof Poultry:
Florida writes thus in the Farm and ... .. .... .
over the land. This loosens the the trees, during December and -- ------- --- ---- ------- ----- --- ----
Ranch: Among the native farmers soil about the roots and helps wonder January he trimmed them up very high, Edited by S. 8. DeLANOY, Apopka, Fla.

here in western Florida and southern fully to make them grow, and the taking off very large limbs.and a great Notes.
Alabama, ten bushels of oats per acre potash is a sure preventive for rust. I many wagon loads. This heavy pruning -
is considered a good yield. But it is I find that by treating the oat crop in I and the exceptionally warm weather From the amount of correspondence
with oats as with everything else, the this way that you can depend on get of January started a free'flow of sap, forwarded me from Apopka, I
crop depends on what treatment the ting at least forty to fifty bushels off : and when the fall to 8 came in February would say, poultry matters are pick-
land gets and how it is fertilized. To ordinary Florida pine lands, and it. caught the trees beginning to ing up and that the people of the
grow oats to perfection requires the sometimes more. A person can savea bloom. Unfortunately, we had had a State are beginning to recover from
land to be in good physical condition, the effect of the early months of the
great deal of this fertilizer expense, very severe late freeze the spring before
and to supplement this with the neces particularly the nitrogenous part of it, which caused what many good present year, and that they have resolved
fertilizer. I always hold that the ''to have and enjoy a few of the
sary by using a little forethought, and !judges from other States pronounced
farmer who can show the best cropsis when the corn comes off, or sowingthe "frozen sap blight" at that tiraenand a good things'of life.
the farmer that studies his soil, and At the present time a little experience
land to cow peas at the last work repetition with still lower temperaturelast
even the different soils in the different ing of the corn, and plowing that under spring brought on another attack in feeding cassava to fowls will
fields, or even in one field, because in just as the peas come in blossom, this season. Whether it is genuine not be out of place, as most peopleseem
all the fields there are streaks of soil to have planted it and will haveit
and then at the time of sowing the blight or "frozen sap blight, one
I have found it
poorer or richer than surrounding oats using a little more potash and thing has been demonstrated and thatis to feed. an excel
land, and these poor spots are to be lent feed for fowls, thrown in the runs
acid
100 pounds per.acre of phosphate.This it neither kills the trees affected or
treated according to what the soil dissolves this green crop duringthe spreads to adjacent ones. These 13 whole or in pieces eight or ten inches
lacks. I think these streaks far long, so the fowls can readily pick
are winter, and the result will be a acres of,old trees produced almost a
more common in the South than of in the AsI 'killed and work at it. They have to workto
good crop oats spring. full crop of fruit, not a tree was
through any of the Northern or West said already, we have to have our and if left alone I have no doubt in another get at it, and consequentlyjget con
states. I like to oats siderable exercise out of it, not being
ern always sow eye on the poor ''spots in our fields year they will be as healthy as
after sweet potatoes or Irish potatoes and the able to bolt it whole like whole corn
try to keep crop as even as all the other orchards in the country.
because these crops leave the soil in a possible. I have found hard wood When I set those trees I had a few left and soft feed and then retire to a quiet
very good condition to sow grain in. ashes scattered before rain nook to sit around till the next meal.It .
just a a over and I gave them to Mr. Volk, a
If the potatoes have been fertilized but I is a fowl's nature to hunt and work
great help, generally speaking, neighbor who helped me plant. He
with stable manure I scatter broadcast for its food and the nearer we can approach
these be cured
spots can by using a let them go in grass after five years
before plowing, about 200 poundsof little extra potash, as'''our lands are growth and has done no pruning, and nature with fowls confined to
cottonseed<:! meal_ per acre and 200 very deficient in that. In a word, if the trees are pictures of health and runs, the better will be the results.
pounds of kainit. I then sow my you want good, stiff straw that will loaded every year. If this countrywas Did you ever try grated raw cassavaas
seed at the rate of about two bushels stand up against a good gale of wind, subject to blight it seems certain a feed for little chicks ? If not, I
per acre, and plow it under with an and nice, round, plump grain, use that bearing orchards all around would would give the same advice that
ordinary one-horse turning plow. I potash, and plenty of it, but above all have been attacked also, but they have Punch did to the young couple who
used to cover the seed with an ordinary things, study your soil and know its not been. I am told that the orchards asked his advice about getting married
fine-tooth horse cultivator, but I requirements and ,act accordingly.The around Alvin and elsewhere have entirely -"don't." I tried it once as an ex-
find the crop is better by plowing in days of haphazard farming are escaped. After passing throughthe periment to my sorrow (the cassava, I
the seed about four to six inches deep. mean) on some chicks just shootingtheir
gone, and the live, wide-awake man trying ordeal of the last two years,
Last winter taught us a very practical need not fear as to the future, come when blight has been so universal and wing feathers. In a short timeI
lesson on that point : Oats that I what,may. severe, I think we have good reasonto found the most of them lying on
drilled in about the 20th of November their backs with their toes turned
had -..,.-. believe that if bearing trees are not up
were entirely killed by the cultivated in winter or early spring, as I supposed for good, their bodies
freeze of the 29th of December. I 'Frozen Sap Blight. and never pruned until in blossom, swollen or puffed up one-third larger I
then re.sowed them at once and Lately in regard to pears and their blight of any kind will be a thing of than natural. In fact, it seemed to
' plowed the seed under, and the permanent success, about which he the past here.-H. M. Stringfellow in be a bad case of intoxication from
crop came through the freezes of the seems more particularly concerned, I Farm and Ranch. which about ten per cent of them nev-
7th and 8th and the 13th and 14th of am happy to say that the past two seasons >-.-, er recovered. Since then I have nev-
February unscathed. If I have to seems to have settled the question Some of the orange trees have made er experimented with cassava on
sow oats on land that had produced'a I beyond a doubt. Evidently the pro such a tremendous growth this season chicks. I have no doubt, if I had
grain crop the previous year, I double fessor, like a great many outside people that by standing on the top of the cooked it the results would have been
the before mentioned quantity of fertilizer -' has heard startling accounts of stumps that have been cut off fifteen different and satisfactory.
before sowing, and along about blight in this section, and especially on feet from the ground the tops of the If you wish to have healthy fowls
the month of March, just when the my old orchard at Hitchcock. Owingto sprouts cannot be reached.-Federal and plenty of eggs the coming winter,
oats are beginning to joint out, I scat- ill health I sold, the place. last.fall to Point item in Palatka Herald. be sure to gather material for your




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scratching pens while it is convenient, sun early in the season, so that the I POPULAR POULTRY FARM
before the fire sweeps over the woods hens can be set ,early. Part of the ,

( and burns up all the leaves and pine space back of the room devoted to the A PO P KA FLORIDA.
straw. Either is good, leaves pre- early setters should be made into a .
; ferred. A little wheat or cracked room. for nests. These nests should '
; corn scattered in litter will keep fowls be? entered through openings from the + HOROUGH RED 3. .

1 busy for hours hunting it out, which main building. The interior shouldbe INDIAN GAMES.
works off the tendency to superfluousfat
divided into four apartments be-
Good General Purpose Fowl. Best Table Fowl known.
and puts them in shape for producing sides the two already specified. Let
I hen fruit and promotes health; each one of those four rooms be alikein BLACK MINORCAS.
I whereas if scattered on the sand it is all their arrangements, and doors'to Greatest layer of large, White Eggs

: gone in a few minutes, and then it is enter them from the egg room. .- BLACK LANGSHANS.General .

another nap, waiting for the next meal, The fruit orchard or small fruits can purpose Fowl, Best Asiatic for Florida
; or hunting around in the nest, probably -
be set out as convenience and location -
another of FOWLS FOR SALE. 8KB EGGS IN SEASON.
I breaking egg, course, suggest. The only real thing to
eating it, and thus becoming an egg- A few Cockerels at $1 50 and$z 00. Will cost more next month. Buy now and save 50 per
:. observe will be the necessity of having cents. Fowls shipped at single express rates. One half the usual cost. .\
eater and teaching the balance the all the
strawberry plants in another.
same bad and unprofitable trick. Or There must be division fences of MEAT' MEAL, CRYSTAL GRIT, OYSTER SHELL, ETC.

I if they have ,nothing else to do, and poultry wire netting put up so as to S. S. DeI AljO: '. PROP.Having .
have not sufficient. insect or animal control the fowls and prevent their

: feed, they commence pulling feathers, having access to the grounds only at other property will sell my Orange and Poultry Farm located on IakeApopka. 18 I
probably gathering around thee old Acres, 12 in Grove. Good building, stock, implements etc. Bargain price. Terms. easy; or will
; such times as it is prudent they should. exchange for well located property. Write. ;
rooster and plucking a feather here From four to six yards around the. I II
and there from his body until he has house can be arranged. Early in the .I
the appearance of being in a continual Chops Exactly ';
the ENTERPRISE
spring poultry can be allowed to Shown. f
moult. Exercise and some form of an- run at will in of them,'and they as
imal feed in place of insects is necessary will destroy myriads any of insects that kY Meat !
for best results with fowls confinedto are detrimental 'to fruit-growing. In Chopper

runs. S. S. D. fact, the value of the poultry as insect :: tc WtfJ 'TIM MC-l Jifl

Marietta, Ga.Poultry . destroyers all through the season can- ':!,.... .- chops, easily, meat for sausage, hash, and mince meat,
not well be estimated. It is more than suet,'tripe, cod fish, scraps for poultry, corn for fritters, etc.
and Small Fruits. certain, however, that the good services No. 6,$2.-No. 10,$3. The only perfect chopper ever made. All sizes, from the
With the machine. Ask for it at the hardware
proper management poultry they do will than for small family chopper to largest power
and small fruits will make a, grand more pay dealers. Catalogue free. THE ENTERPRISE MFG. CO..3d& Dauphin Sts.,PHILADELPHIA,PA.
their keeping.: Whenever any of the
combination. Without both
are man-
small fruits are being cultivated the
the will become
aged properly poultry -
hens should be allowed to such
access The orchard turned into.
'a destructive nuisance. Many was finally
grounds. They will follow the culti-- Apiary.Edited .
consider poultry are almost natural a run for hens with their broods. The
vator or plow and destroy cut-worms
enemies of small fruits and they are very first year there were quite a
beetles and other insects. A. F. BROWN, San Mateo, Fla.
many of The following Jay
where they are allowed to run with- quantity plums ripened.
When the strawberries are done bloom- seasons the trees bore liber- To whom all communications relating to this
out limit small fruits at certain
among ing the fowls must be removed, for department should be sent.
of fine sound fruit. The
seasons. The average small boy, at ally ripened
the temptation to pick the newly set
certain, seasons, is also quite a depre- chickens were fast mastering the cur- I
fruit is too Adam-and-Eveish for themto APICULTURAL: ITEMS-NO.5.
, culio With the orchard
; n dator among small fruits. annoyance.
I An orchard is a splendid place for a withstand. andpoultry combination recommended Harvesting the Honey Crop-Con- r
poultry yard. There is ample shade, After the raspberries have done it would be an excellent, plan to tinued. .
I and yet not that excess that causes blooming the flock must be removedto sow crimson clover in August among Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower." -

dampness.If one of the other yards for the same the small fruits. The poultry should, The first thing is a good bellows
poultry and small fruits are to be reason mentioned in relation to the of course, be kept out of such yards. smoker and several comb boxes for

the combination the poultry house strawberry patch.If The crimson clover will then get a carrying the honey from the hive to
should be located in the centre of the' there are orchards of cherries and start, and will afford elegant winter the extracting room and returning the
plums the Leghorns must be kept out for the flock and what is left
orchard or berry ground. On most ; pasture empty freshly extracted combs to the
of them. The other breeds specifiedwill will be excellent to turn under for
farms it will be wiser to keep only one hives in. These comb-boxes are
breed, though where poultryraisingwill not fly high enough to do any fertilizer. It is so generally under- merely hive bodies having light bot-

have intelligent attention on a damage.A stood that open sheds facing the toms nailed on and a piece of drillingor
strictly business basis, two breeds may fruit orchard managed in this way south are so great an advantage to other cloth a little larger than the
be profitably kept. One of these can be made to greatly increase its the poultry that it was unnecessary to top for a cover. One edge of the
breeds should be either Plymouth yield, as the poultry, while they lessen mention it in connection with the description drilling is nailed along one side of the

Rocks, WyandotsLangshansor Light the insect depredations, their drop- of the hen house. As there top of the comb box and the other
Brahmas, for the purpose of furnishing pings are spread in such a way that may be beginners that do not under- edge nailed between two pieces of
they are a great source of enrichingthe stand this it is well to no poultry
chickens and fowls for market and say laths or other small strips of wood an
for hens to do the incubation. The soil. house should be considered completethat inch 01' two longer than the the top of
second selection should be made from In fact, judicious management of has not got a roomy shed opento comb box. These pieces should be
the noted,egg-laying breeds, Leghornsor poultry raising and fruit-growing will the south. It is also a good planto nailed at such a distance from the
Minorcas.The soon prove, instead of their being uncongenial have the shed so arranged that edge that is nailed on the box so

poultry house should be one as the general impressionis sash can easily be put in place. Ar- that when the cloth is pulled across

story high, and no space should be that they are a practical team to ranged in this way, in inclement and the top the strips will come down

wasted over the necessary height, affording work together.One cold weather the sash may be adjustedand over the front edge and hold the cloth
a chance for the attendant to of the finest orange orchardsand then the flock may have a scratch- flat and bee-tight on top of the comb-
move about. In other words, the roof the hansomest flock of Black ing (exercise) place.In i

need be just high enough to allow the Spanish fowls the writer ever saw was this age of enlightenment the box.With a couple of these boxes of
keeper to walk around. A house of in Pasadena California. The ownerof owner who does not derive profit froma empty combs or frames of foundationon

this kind is much warmer in winter, the orchard remarked he found flock of poultry is to blame-not the your wheelbarrow, a good, strong
and if located in an orchard of good- fowls in his orange and prune orch. poultry-while the farmer who takes ten' or twelve-inch screw driver or
sized trees will be comfortable in hot ards of great value, and that if his advantage of the combination we ad- chisel to loosen the frames, a small,
I weather. The house should be of good flock was large enough to go all vocate will never want to go back to light whisk broom or large feather for
1 size, as it is a good fault to have it too through his extensive orchards, he did the antediluvian methods.BaltimoreSun. brushing bees from off the combs, and

large instead of too small for the num not think it would be necessary to your smoker lighted and in good trim,
ber of fowls kept. spray at all. Some years ago the writer -----* .NFMr. --- you are ready for work, and you may
The center should be made into a had a number of plum trees of good Geo. Close, the successful proceed to your colonies from which

room for setting the hens and keepingthe size which annually bloomed, fruit Marion county truck grower, is now the[ honey is to be taken. Blow a few
grain feed. It need not occupy set, and yet none ever matured. The devoting his time to the Close-Pearson good puffs of smoke in at the entrance

the space through the building, but curculio made such ravages that the Montverde grove and plantation, and of the hive, then off with the cover
should be built on the side facing the fruit would soon drop off, and every getting ready to set out next week
south, so as to get the benefit of the one showed the sting of the insect fifty acres in tomatoes.-Ocala Banner. [Continued on page 701]



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State News. Our Rural Home.wwwww. won when all appliances for neatness

and thrift have been provided. SCOTT'SCARBODIGESTIVE I'

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Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS, :
Cleaning up, plowing and other St. Thomas. Fla. Oakes and Cream

preparations are in progress by Messrs. SPANISH CREAM. .
Menefee, Palmer and Beeman toward KITCHEN CONVENIENCES.

putting out of the forty acre pinery Set a pint of milk and a fourth of a COMPOUND.'Positively I

just below the city.-Orlando Repor- Having Things to do With Makes box of gelatine in a dish into a kettleof

ter. the Work Light.It hot water. Stir it frequently while

often that the cost of the gelatine dissolves. Beat the yolksof
happens a
from the one Remedy for the treat-
A rather strange story comes
that would be hard to convenience is considerably less thanis three eggs and a cupful of sugar ment of
Orange county supposed. Olive 'E. Dana tells in together and when the milk is hot and
vouched for
believe were it not by the water boils stir in the mixture
NERVOUS EXHAUSTION
the "Portland that
It is the effect Transcript" a thrifty ,
to
responsible parties.
housekeeper of her acquaintance cov- and set back the kettle and keep stir-
that orange trees that were killed to until the Simple and Aggravated forms of
ring
the freeze eted a griddle cake turner for years, and ,, water boils again. Set
the ground by February
resolving at last to ,indulge herself' the dish on the table and stir in the
and of the Heart
have put out shoots from the roots whites of the beaten stiff Dyspepsia Palpitation
eggs to a
found that its cost was five cents !
shoots have borne
and that these froth. Then it into the mould to
More things seem less pour
necessary may
full size
oranges. The oranges are cool at once. Serve cold as a dessertfor Does food after PAre
The of this attainable than they really are. And, your sour eating
and nearly ripe. owner
dinner.
you easily confused and excited P Do
whether small have to
large or we
phenomenal grove says he expects to you get up in the morning tired and ,,un-
reckon in the final the. ANGEL
have a pretty fair crop of oranges summing up, I CAKE. refreshed, and with a bad taste in the

next year.-Florida Agriculturist.Hon. time and strength and good nature we The whites of nine, eggs, one and mouth ? -
have thrown away because of the lack. one-fourth of granulated Is there a dull cloudy sensation, at-

W. S. Linton with another There are many small conveniencesthe of cups sifted flour half sugar,. tended by disagreeable feelings in the
one cup one teaspoonful
head and ?
party of colonists, passed through on sum total of whose help is not to of Add eyes
cream-tartar. a pinchof Are irritable and restless ?
you
the train last Saturday, en route for be despised. Most pantries are inad-
salt to the eggs before beating. Sift Does your heart thump and cause you .
Linton, the new town, which is situ- equately provided with the flour four or five times. Beat the to gasp for breath after climbing a flightof
line of the canal and rail-
the stairs?
ated on
THIN BLADED KNIVES
about half then add the cream
road about eighteen miles south of eggs Does it distress vou to lie on the left
yet a set of three, for bread and meat tartar and beat very stiff. Stir in the side? -
This is
West Palm Beach. place onlya cutting and a short one for paring, sugar then put in the flour lightly and Have you impaired memory, dimnessof

few weeks old, but has already can be bought very cheaply. A half flavor to the taste. Bake in a moderate vision, depression of mind and gloomy

nearly 200 inhabitants. A petitionfor dozen knives and forks of steel are oven fifty minutes. Use pastry forebodings?

a postoffice, with seventy-five signers useful. A long-handled fork flour. These symptoms mean that you are
last week very suffering from Dyspepsia and Nervous
was sent to Washington ,
may save many burns, and a wire po WHITE LAYER CAKE. Exhaustion.
called Linton has been
and a postoffice tato holder is better still. A deep I I There is no other remedy extant that
of butter add
established, and a postmaster appoint covered baker, is well-nigh indispen- Cream half a cup has done so much for this class of troubles -
ed. The office will open for business one and one-half cups of sugar gradu- asSCOTT'S
sable, and so is a frame for pies where
while until
all the
beaten creamed.
just as soon as the postmaster sendsin ally,
is limited. Unless one has an
his bond and gets his commission. space Add three-fourths of a cup of milk CARBODIGESTIVEIf
improved steam cooker two or three
Several stores will be built at Lintonat and two cups of flour; beat until

once, and it is believed the place close fitting covers with adjustable smooth. Beat the whites of four IPOVND.
will much time and
springs save
will have a thousand inhabitants with- pa- eggs to a stiff, dry froth ; add to the

in six months. Those settlers who tience.; An apple parer, some sort of batter with two teaspoonfuls of baking ,If your case has resisted the usual !

have already arrived at the place all implement for removing the core powder: Turn into greased layer I methods of treatment we are particularly
easily and one or two beaters area I anxious to have this
egg in yon give compounda
tins and bake for
seem to be satisfied with their new ; a quick oven 20
matter of course. Two or three trial.
home and have written their friendsto minutes.
We guarantee relief in case and
granite or porcelain lined kettles, of every
come down and investigate. Mostof SCRIPTURE CAKE. will cheerfully refund your money shouldour
varying sizes cannot be dispensedwith
them are from Michigan, and of a remedy fail to produce the most gratifying -
and indeed, this ware is so clean- The following formula for Scripturecake results.
class who to work hard to attain
success.-Titusville expect Advocate. ly, so light and so durable, that it was sent to Household News bya Please remember that the appellation

ought to displace in every kitchenTHE woman who adds the informationthat Patent Medicine does not apply to

Last Saturday we visited the Semi- CLUMSY IRONWAREthe she realized $100 for the slices of Scott's Carbo-Digestive Compound.It .

nole Canning Factory and grove of W. this cake, with its receipts for two is a prescription put up by a leading

P. Gardner & Son, about eighty rods lifting of which adds so much to days at a church fair: physician who has made stomach and
nervous troubles a specialty for
the morning's tasks. years.
from the center of town. We were sur-
1 cup of butter 5 verse 25 We court investigation and earnestlyurge
otherwise well furnished
prised at the scene presented beforeus Many 3%cups of flour i Kings, 4 verse 22 all physicians to write us for the
kitchens or pantries, lack tinware. A 3,cups of sugar 6 verse 20
which was mostly obscured by the 2 cups of raisins i Samuel 30 verse 12 formula of SCOTT'S CARBODIGESTIVE -
beautiful foliage of flowers and fruit somewhat lavish outlay in this direc- 2 cups of figs, i Samuel,30 verse is COMPOUND, which we will mailon
tion will not be regretted, and we do I cup of water, Genesis, 24 verse 17 application, that they may satisfy
behind which I
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trees; was a spacious, 1 cup of almonds, Genesis, 24 verse 17
themselves of its harmless character and
commodious residence and farther not need a consideration of the germ 6 eggs, Isaiah, 10 verse 14
1 tablespoonful honey, Exodus, 16 verse 21 excellent virtues.
back was a clump of buildings espe- theory to remind us what seeds of disease A pinch of salt, Leviticus, 2 verse 13

cially adapted to the necessities of ex- may lurk in the rusty and rag- Spices Follow to Solomon's taste, advicefor i Kings, 10 verse 10 Scott's Carbo-Digestive CompoundIs

tensive canning works, in which all of mended pans retained for actual use making good boys [ the most remarkable remedy that
and will have a
the tin work for cans, etc., is made by many intelligent housewives. A good you cake Proverbs, 13 verse 14 science has produced. It has succeeded

and the canning process performed, general supply ofKITCHEN where all other remedies have failed.

and guavas, oranges, lemons, tomatoes CROCKERYis STATE OF OHIO, CITY OF TOLEDO, ) Sold bottle.by druggists Sent to everywhere.address$1.00 in

and other fruits, as well as fish and beef, a desideratum. Cups and saucers, i LUCAS COUNTY. }J vs per America on receipt of price.any

are canned. These gentlemen are now I bowls and nappies, plates and plat- : FRANK J. CHENEY makes oath that be Don't forget that we cheerfully refund

canning fruit at the rate of a ton a week. ters, it is surprising how many of is the senior partner of the firm of F. J. your money results are not satisfactory. -

The capacity of the factory is all the. them are needed at ''times, and how I, City CHENEY of Toledo& Co., County, doing and business State in aforesaid the- not. have Order it.Address.direct if your druggist does

fruit that the people will bring to it. great a saving their ,use occasions in and that said firm will pay the sum

The farm, as they call it, is twentyfiveacres the; always to be regretted breaking of of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each all orders to

about fifteen of which are put in the choicest ware. and every case of CATARRH that cannot CONCORD CHEMICAL MFG. CO.
bo cured by the use of HALL'S CATARRH ,
fruit and the bal- i
to trees, 2,000 guava The careful woman is just the one I CURE. TOPEKA, KAS.

ance to lemon, lime and orange trees who wants and will use them, for she Sworn to before me and subscribed in For sale by J. E. Kirk & Co., Main and For-

They have forty kinds of oranges. On will not put away what remains of the my presence, this 6th day ot December,. syth streets,Jacksonville.

one of their trees, ten or twelve years roast in the same platter in which it A. D. 1886.

old, they counted 1,200 oranges, and was carried to the table, nor leave the rw 500 BOOKS ETC. FREE.
A. W. GLEASON, ,
guessed there were 300 or 400 more. bit of untouched dessert upon its frag- | SEAL v f Notary Public.

Some younger trees, from eight to ile plate; neither will she empty them ., Send souvenir ten cents of the Coon by States return and mail Interna-a beautiful -

twelve feet high, were so loaded with all recklessly into the waste-bucket, Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally tional Exposition, postage prepaid, and your

fruit as to bend on a curve until the to hasten the clearing up process. and acts directly on the blood and mu- Commerce's name and address special printed"Mail in the Order Atlanta Directory"that Journ

end of their limbs rested on the ground, And where the work i is entrusted cous surface of the system. Send for will go to exhibitors and hundreds of mail''
testimonials free.F. order firms who will send books
sample
you ,
and are wonders to behold.-Fort My wholly to other hands, she knows that J. CIIENEY & CO., Toledo, O.WSold papers, etc., FREE.

ers Press. in many cases the battle is half- by Druggists, 75c. JOURNAL COMMENCE Atlanta, Ga.,



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Unrecognized Dirt. genuine saving in the wear and tear Now that cold weather is corning I Ion

Only here and there is there a knowlge of frequent washings, as they catch don't make the mistake of goingto AN ALPENA MIRACLE.MRS. .

sufficient to make her own home many a splash of gravy or drop of bed hungry, or to sleep with cold

genuine object lesson of cleanlinessbe coffee, which otherwise would soil the feet, under the mistaken idea that its .
JAS. M. TODD, OF LONG ''i
learned. Dust may be banished, fair linen tablecloth. For hey days better to let the stomach rest and

oors spotless, and visible dirt drivenut and holidays these may be embroid-- that artificial warmth is unhygienic.There RAPIDS, DISCARDS HER .

by every means possible. All this ered or ornamented with drawn workas are nothing but old whims and CRUTCHES.

hile an unaired and sunless cellar elaborate as the owner desires; but customs to warrant such self-abnega- -

ith barrels of apples, potatoes and for daily use in plain households the tion and all physicians agree that In an Interview with a ReporterShe

,''ther vegetables in various stages of damask ones are sufficiently nice, and bodily comfort is conducive to health.If Reviews

ecay fills the house with poison, and can be purchased at the shops. An you have insomnia try, eating a bit Experience I
and Tells the Real Causeof
i due time breeds the fever of diphicria economical housekeeper who had when the long wakeful spell comeson.

which the community calls a some fine damask tablecloths that You need not get up to boil the Miracle. i

:mysterious dispensation of Provi-- were beginning to wear out, converted potatoes and fry pork, as one man [From the Argus, Alpena, Mich.] 1 j jWe

ence." The water supply comes them into tray clothr by cutting out whom I knew used to do, at one or have long known Mrs. James M. 4

om a well into which the house the best parts, hemming them, and two o'clock, but a thin sandwich, an Todd, of Long Rapids, Alpena county, J
finishing them with torchon lace.- Mich. She has been a sad cripple. Many I
rains filter, or which is so placed that oatmeal cracker, a cup of broth or j
of her friends know the of her
Our Homes. story recovery I j
receives of the Grange will suffice send the blood '
the surface drainage' *-+-* gruel, to ; for the benefit of those who do J'
trm yard.In Tanned Hands. from brain to stomach. The preference not we publish it to-day. ""

short, the dirt that is seen and One of the most agreeable creams is for the solid food that requires Eight years ago she was taken with '

:movable flies before the broom and for whitening the hands is made as some mastication, but drink is better nervous prostration, and in a few months |
with muscular and rheu-
rush and the unseen sendingut than nothing. Give a restless child a inflammatory '
enemy, follows : Procure from the druggisttwo matism. It affected her heart, then her !
its swarms of bacteria, is unrecog- ounces of almond oil, half an drink of water and it 'will frequentlyfall head. Her feet became so swollen she -i i!(ir

ized and remains triumphant possesr ounce of white wax. !Melt these to- asleep at once. When the brainis could wear nothing on them; her hands .r
:> of the field. in earthen in tin overactive set the stomach to work. were drawn all out of shape. Her eyes Ii s
set
gether an jar, a
> < -Our Grange Homes. were swollen shut more than half the
A Useful Device.A pan of boiling water. When the ingredients time, her knee joints terribly swollen
are melted, cool a little and and for eighteen months she had to beheld
convenient little tool to have
to be dressed. One limb became
perfume with a teaspoonful of rose up
The Truth Well Stated.
anging near the kitchen sink, is essence. The cream is ready (for use entirely helpless, and the skin was so dry |
lade from a brace taken from an old During Mr. H. B. Plant's recent and, cracked that it would bleed. During -
as soon as it is cold. Wash the hands ?
she has been treated
mbrella frame with bit of these eight years -
a sponge visit to this of the State he is j
thoroughly with a brush and some part by a score of physicians, and has also *
istened upon one end. says the "Ru- fine soap and hot water, dry them and quoted[ as having made the following spent much time at Ann Arbor under' !
il New Yorker" : The sponge,which rub them with the cream and wear statement: best> medical advice. All said her trouble |
hould be when damp, about the'size large gloves while sleeping. In the "That it would be inexpedient to vas 'brought on by hard work and that j
f walnut be sewed medicine would not cure and that rest
an English may bring people here unless they had
morning wash all traces of the
away the which would
in with thread and was only thing ease
curely place a unguent with warm water, then bathe money to tide them over until they her. After going to live with her daughter -
eedle because of the in the end
eye I If I the hands in cold water to make the could make their crops and become she became entirely helpless, and
f the brace. If the brace, which is, flesh firm. Soft wash leather glovesare : self-supporting from their farms or could not even raise her arms to cover

f course, u shaped at its other end, the best gloves to wear over the groves. He thought it would injure herself at night. The interesting part of
in the he follows in her own words: i
broken from its story
'e place
; the State to have come here
hands at night but they should be persons
"I was urged to try Dr.Williams' Pink .
it
without the rivet
rame removing very loose at the wrist and never impede and then leave it for 'want of remun- Pills for Pale People and at last did so.
rill hang conveniently upon a small the circulation of the blood. erative labor. My opinion is that it In three days after I commenced taking
2 j, ,ail; but a bit of wire, twisted in would be better for settlers to pay a Pink Pills I could sit up and dress myself,
lakes a handy ring for hanging. Browned Oysters on Toast. higher price for land where they and.after using them six weeks I went
{; Numerous and unexpected uses wIllIe would'be convenient. to transportation home and commenced working. I conkinue'd -
This is a delightful luncheon dish. I ,
until
taking the pills, now begin *" ?*.
found for this tool.. With it bot-
Take two dozen large oysters, keep- than to get it for almost nothing away to forget my crutches, and can go up and
les may be thoroughly washed on ing them separate from their juice. from it." down.steps without aid. I am truly a

he inside and vases, which without Mix smoothly the yolks of two eggs The matter of inducing people to living wonder, walking out of doors wIthout -
xtra care becomes discolored and to Florida seems to be a sine assistance.
with a teaspoonful of flour, beard the come
oul inside its aid be "Now, if I can say anything to induce
may by kept oysters, season with salt and pepper; qua non with some people. Everything tIll,se who have suffered as I have to try

weet and clean.'*..... dip them in this mixture of flour and seems to center with some people Pink Pills, I shall gladly do so. If other .
A Fitted Basque. eggs and brown in hot clarified but- and some localities, in the one like sufferers will try Pink Pills accordingto
I locate. :Mr. directions, they will have reason to
ter. When browned, lift from the effort to get people to
The this week thank God for creating men who are ableto
illustrating a
pattern has
Plant states the truth the State
frying-pan and the juice of the ,
pour that terrible disease, rheuma-
in its conquer
nodel basque, glove-fitted ex- oysters into the butter remaining in been greatly injured by people being tism. I have in my own neighborhood
lctness, with large bust darts, curved the pan; thicken with a dessertspoonful induced to come here under misrepre- recommended Pink Pills for the after
:losing edges, pointed outline, is here of flour smoothly blended with a sentations of the conditions existing. effects of la grippe, and weak women

;iven. Fancy silk striped crepon is gill of milk or cream, simmer untilit Many, have been disappointed in not with "impure blood, and with good re-

he material shown in its development, thickens and the flour is cooked ; finding employment and have gone sults.Mrs.\ Todd is very strong in her faith in
fronts closed with small
he being put in the oysters until thoroughly hot, away greatly soured at everything.Some the curative powers of Pink Pills, and
ound silk buttons, and button-holes. but do not boil, and pour over slicesof engaged in truck raising and says they have brought a poor, helpless
V plain, perfectly-fitting basque the toasted French or Vienna bread. failed to make ends meet, and were cripple back to do her own milking,
'mly one appropriate ,for many stylesf ....... not willing, like our own people, to churning washing, sewing, knitting, and
) fashionable garniture to be worn in A Storm Oloak. again and especially to direct in fact, about all of her household duties,
try Pink Pills.
thanks to Dr. Williams'
.he coming season, and dressmakers A well-known doctor declares that their efforts to home living, and they, Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, contain all
vould do well to secure a full set in mackintoshes and pneumonia are too, have gone off saying hard thingsof the elements necssary to give new }life
lifferent sizes at the low price now twins. Any rubber garment, whetherof Florida. Over rating things and ex: and richness to the blood and restore

'!ffered. The gigot sleeve is shaped silk, or wool on the outside, is a very travagant blowing and booming, simply shattered nerves. They are for sale by all

according to the newest vogue, andNill warm garment, and consequentlythere to get settlers to locate, has killed druggists Dr. Williams', or Medicine may be had Company by mail, Schenectady from-

l be the standard for the coming is a constant temptation to off many a local enterprise and greatly I ,.N. Y., for 50 cents a box,,or six

'season. Basques by the mode can ,be wear one with nothing in the way ofa injured the permanent development of boxes for $2.50. .
;stylishly developed from any dress wrap underneath. But almost all the State.-Plant City Courier.
:abric for ordinary dinner or full mackintoshes are loose with only e4 James Harris, formerly of Citra, is

dress wear, the pattern providing for sling sleeves or no sleeves at all, so planting an orange grove'of eightyacres
i low round, square, or "V" shaped that while they exclude dampness :Mr. E. I. Robinson, of Jacksonville, at New River ; and an Ocala t
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neck outline with elbow sleeves. they freely admit the chilling wind is setting out plants of various kinds at party is putting in 100 acres in limes, .

Extra under-arm gores are providedin just where the body is most sensitive.A some of the.stations of the F. E. C. R'y. lemons and oranges.-Tropical Sun.

[ the large sizes which give a more long' circular cloak of serge makesa The grounds around the Daytona depot -.-*-.---

slender appearance to stout figures. better storm cloak than the most are being prepared, and plants.will that And the rains descended and the
make the attractive soon
Patterns are cut in sizes from 32 to 46 expensive imported mackintosh, and will The place F. E. C. R'y officials floods came and the tides rose andso
be set out. ,
inches bust measure. ulster is best of all.
_*. .... an know that Daytona is one of their show did the. ire of the mucktruckerbut -

Impromptu Tray Cloths. A COUGH, COLD on SORE THROAT requires places, and with their usual ideas of fret not thy gizzard-there is lots
immediate attention, "Brown'sBronchial reciprocity are willing to do their share, of time left for successful gardening '
Tray cloths and carver's cloths not \\Troclies"' will #invariably give Gazette. yet.-Tropical Sun <;u
only look well on the table, but are a relief.f 25ot a box and often more-Daytona



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G98 THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FBUIT-GBOWBB. NOVEMBER 2,

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at Chicago-but the cream of it is "Its formula is: NaCIO, MgC1202, There is not a cigar manufacturerin
Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower here, with something new added. CaChO2, KC1O, KBrO, NaIO, the United States who does not

A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main The Smithsonian Institution has a NaHSO2. know that Havana tobacco, next year,
Street, Jacksonville. Fla. t wonderful collection of articles illus- "The above compounds are liber- is going to be short--very short-and

TEUMS OF! SUBSCRIPTION trating the life, customs and handi-- ated by the process of electrolysis, and proportionately high. Smokers of the

For One Year ...............................82.00 craft of all races and all ages of men,, I held in solution." weed will be compelled to trim their
For Six Months...... ................ ..... i.ooIn tastes to suit the market which will
time of the tower of Babel, The enthusiastic ,
since the
Foreign Countries .u..u.u.u.......... 3.00 correspondent givesan
,Subscriptions in all cases cash in and even before that time. The agricultural instance where he had even hauleda not contain the best.

advance. No discount allowed on one's section shows every kind of fine animal off to the "dead ground"not Of late the tobacco manufacturing

all own agents subscription a liberal(except cash commission in a club), but will to plant in health and disease and the yet quite dead, but given up to die- industry has been characterized by

be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby war and navy exhibits present a his and out of mere curiosity administereda unusual industry, especially in Florida,
them. Write for terms. torical display of arms, ships and mu- dose of "electrozone," and before which State shows the heaviest per- '

To every new subscriber we will send, nitions of war. The ships of the time morning the animal made its way backto centage of increase. for the quarter

postpaid, a copy"of Whitner's "Garden- of the Spanish Armada are in striking the pen and completely recovered ending September 30 of any district in
in Florida. For sub-
two
scribers ing at $2.00 each, we will new send, contrast with the.models of such mod Now, what is hog cholera? It is I; the United States. This increase in

postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange ern warships as the New York, the simply dirt, unmitigated dirt. It is a the Florida district was 4,690,519
Culture." Oregon and the Atlanta. filth disease-nothing else. Year cigars, or at the rate of 18,762,076
Rates of advertising on application. 4 writer has cigars a year. Forty millions was the
after the
kept one or
Remittances should be made check year
by Florida Tax Laws. number manufactured in the quarterof
postal note, money order or registeredletter Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: more hogs and kept them in a small '
to order of pen too, for lack of range; yet never 95.
FARMER AND: FRUIT GROWER Can you give me an epitome of the has one of them had a touch of In Cuba, the growers, fearing spoli-
Jacksonville Fla. Florida Tax Laws ? I understandthat cholera though the piney woods ation at the hands of Spaniards or
the old law was changed several
insurgents, have cleaned out their
CONTENTS.. herds on all sides have been afflicted
years ago and that now the State becomes with the warehouses and forced their cured to-
pestilence nearly every year,
Pasteboard Tubes for Protecting Orange owner of all land sold for taxes. bacco the market. This fact
upon
often almost to the point of being
Treess; More Experience with Banking;Irrigation But lately my agent wrote that indi has prevented that great advance in
and Dry Culture; The Oriental viduals could bid in land at a tax wiped out.What
prices warranted by the absolute
Hardiness of the Tri the secret of this cer-
Peaches; Satsuma on was exemption
foliata............................. ... ......... 691 sale, and I do not understand it. ? Simply cleanliness.The tainty of a short crop next'year. This
The Kola Nut; Tropical Trees in Baltimore; Vermont. H. H. tobacco has been bought in largely by

Mexican Oranges.................... .. ... 692 [Reply by Chas. H.Summers, Att'y, animals have been carefully the manufacturers of Florida, who
LIVE STOCK-Rye Growing in Baker County. 692 Jacksonville.] secluded from the virus of contagionby have been exceedingly active in converting -
in the South How to Raise Cassava double fences that is they were
Darying
; ; ,
Under the Act of 1895 if the taxes the raw material into cigars.
.....
Asparagus; Tobacco Dust for Vermin. 693 kept in an inside enclosure where no
real estate shall not be paid Their demand has been becausethe
good
Oat Culture on Pine Land; "Frozen Sap upon any infected animal could approach within ,
Blight."......................................... 694 before the ist day of April of any year wholesalers and retailers are both
POULTRY-Notes.. ........ ...................... 694 the collector shall advertise and sell. several rods. Their blood has not anxious to buy while prices are; as
Poultry and Small Fruit .... .. ...... ......695 At the sale the tax collector shall give been heated and diseased by an ex- they rule now reasonable. This
accounts -
APIARY-Apicultural Items No.5....... .. .. 695 i clusive feeding on grain, as in Iowa,
to the purchaser a certificate of for the activity in manufactur-
I
OUR RURAL HOME-Kitchen Conveniences; neither, on the other hand, have they
Cakes and Cream...... ................. .....686 I such sale, which certificate shall not been allowed to themselves int;.
poison by
Unrecognized Dirt; A Useful Device; A be transferred or assigned by the per- A short tobacco crop in Cuba, in
Fitted Basque; Tanned ,Hands; Browned son to whom the same is issued until ranging dried-up swamps, inhaling the opinion of well-posted tobaccomen
malaria and dead fish and
Oysters on Toast; A Storm. Cloak; The two from its date when it can eating ver-
Truth Well Stated.......... .......... ..... 697 years min, as is done in the Florida pine is going to prove the very worst
be assigned by the party to whom it calamity that will have befallen the in.
EDITORAL-.The Atlanta Exposition; ..Florida woods. Their systems have been
Tax Laws; Blectrozone;Tobacco-Florida was originaly issued or in case of his kept wholesome by abundant feedingon surgents. It is a well-known fact that

vs. Cuba................................. 698 death, by his legal representatives.. the ,insurgent armies are largely main|,
... .... green grass, rye or cowpeas, full of
Markets; Long Credits on Fertilizers. 699 Any person, or agent of such per- that best of all cholera disinfectantsor tamed by a system of assessment upon!
Crop Report for October, 1895; Freight Rateson of the lands '
claiming or
son, any parts Cuban cigarmakers in the United
the fresh
Vegetables; Couldn't Forget the Color preventives, sap or juice
Line.................................... ... 700 thereof, or any creditor of such per- of vegetables which are made healthful States. From these assessments come
Personal Notes ...... ........... ..... ....... 701 son, may, at any time within two years and aperient with mild acids. the steady revenues of their armies.Of I
Interfering with Cows Winter ProtectionFor next succeeding the sale redeem said l
; Lime and ashes have been thrown course this revenue is augmented
Orange Trees; Hay Farming vs. Cat lands. After two if the lands sold
years, the contributions of
tle Raising; Keep Your Corn.... .... ..... 702 into their pens and clean, cool well considerably by
---...-. are not redeemed, on presentation of water furnished them to drink. patriotic Americans, but his charity
Weather In Jacksonville. this certificate the clerk of the Circuit With these simple preventive ex- does not produce that strong, steady

Week Ending Oct.,28, 1895 Court will execute to the purchaser a pedients, with common sense faith- current of gold that must necessarilyflow

.t deed. followed the farmer into the coffers of the revolutionists
A d as dDAIS. :: =. fully up, can I
.
H I :/ ..::= Under the provisions of an, act of
cd P. os .q v a laugh at the long farrago, "NaCIO," "Well, if the Cuban cigarmakershave
the Legislature of the State of Florida,
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t
i\\
00 00 etc., etc. no tobacco to make into cigars,
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Oct 22.- .....66 68 72 6z 10 67 0Oct. passed in 1891, lands upon which or not as much tobacco as they had
......... 8z 6i had not been paid certifiedto
2 3 6o 69 55 27 0I taxes were Tobacco-Florida vs. Cuba.
before the result will be curtailmentof
........ a
Oct 24. .60 69 !S4 56 z8 70 0
I
, Oct. .......... the State, and if not redeemed within -
71 8560 25 72 a According to an editorial writer in their revenues, as well as of their
I Oct. 26. .........62 69 83 58 25 70 0 two were forfeited to the State
years
Oct. 27. .. ....64 70 82 62 20 72 0 the Times Union, it is greatly to the ability to give as liberally as before.
I Oct 28........ ...63 72... 84 6o 24 72 0i and the State could. execute deeds to interest of the Cubans to keep in a "How is the problem to be solved?

i j: Mean '........63 70 82 59 23 70 purchasers. _" ......-. thriving condition the cigar factoriesof "It is already being solved. Thereare

.Total rainfall.A. Eleotrozone.Our Florida, in order that they may derive now in this State many expert
J. MITCHELL Observer.
staid and venerable contemporary from them a revenue for carryingon growers of tobacco, from Cuba, in the

The Atlanta Exposition.The the "Southern Cultivator," has the war. Reasoning in the same employ of manufacturers who are look-

visit of President Cleveland focused { published a learned article devoted to way, merely from the sordid point of ing for lands adapted to the growth of

the attention of the world upon the new remedy for hog cholera which view the accomplishment of the free- high-grade tobacco. There are quan-

Atlanta and her great Exposition.The bears the above name. It is thus described dom of Cuba might mean the serious tities of land in Florida whose conditions

President, like all other visitors, : crippling of the nascent tobacco in- are adapted to growing tobacco,

was surprised at the magnitude of the "Electrozone is pure sea water, de. dustry of this State. which, while not quite so'good as the

fair. He spent some time looking at composed by the passing through it of f But we need not fear. Cuba libre highest grade of Havana, will requirean

the exhibits and seemed to enjoy the the electric current. In the process would not mean the productive Cuba expert to detect the difference.

trip with great zest. Parades and the chlorides and bromides and other which that island has been under the Gadsden county, particularly, is adapted

great crowds are not new to him, but elements of the sea'' water are changedinto strong but tyrannical dominion of to tobacco culture, and the already

this wonderful display of the resourcesof hypo-chlorites and hypo-bromites Spain. The Spanish American republicsdeal large tobacco-growing industry of

the South he characterized as a and other compounds, which readilyact in pronunciamientos more than in Gadsden is likely to grow into sur.

marvel of real construction. He was upon diseased tissues, killing germ profitable agriculture. With the ex- prising proportions within the next

naturally interested in the government life and restoring a healthy condition. ception of Chili they are not noted two years. They can grow such to-

exhibit and spent some time there. It It is, therefore, germicide, antiseptic, for stable government and produc- bacco in Gadsden county as will read

is claimed by the. government boardof disinfectant and deodorant. It is tiveness. Chili had a quarrel and the ily pass as Havana among ordinary ,

the jury of awards that this exhibitis claimed to be a sovereign remedy in two,parties fought it out to a finish as smokers of good cigars. In fact, Flori i

superior to any the government has diphtheria, and can be taken internally we did, and since that for fifty years ida tobacco is now largely mixed with I

made elsewhere. There is not more in full strength, or in dilution, a.s it they have had peace and stability. goods that are branded as pure Ha..

material here-indeed<;1 not 59 much as answers best in most. cases, Vie quote. the editorial l referred<;l to ; I vana" .
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1895. THB FLORIDA FARMER AND PBUIT-GROWBK. 699

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Markets. to 75c. Tomatoes, Jersey, per box, 25 to ':rHE
60c. Lima beans, Jersey, per bag, 75c to
WWWW I 1.25. Green peas, Norfolk per basket, ,
2.00 to 4.00. Celery, 10 to 60c per dozen. FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Nov. 1. Cauliflower, L. I. and Jersey, per bbl, 1.00 ,

FRUITS AND PRODUCE. to 3.50. J'ACKSONVII.t E.
*-+-4
These are Corrected.average by quotations.Marx Bros.Extra choice Stops the' Razorback. The Oldest National Bank in the State.

lots lots fetch sell lower.prices above top quotations, while poor Page Woven Wire Fence Co;: CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED, 1894.By .

Grapes, s-lb .. .20 GENTLEMEN-Some time ago I passed conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity, I
Lemons, Messina,
5.00 and meet all r
strength ability to legitimate demands.
Oran.es,Jamaica,bbl...... 7.00 along the road and saw some of your We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own I
t
Pears, Kieffer per 1.25 fence in use for hogs, cows, mules and drafts on all parts of the world. ,
Applesbbl. to 3.50 horses. I had some hogs that We invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relations, assuring that j
English Peas bu..... ....... 1.60 were experts favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful you your
Cocoanuts... .... 4.00 in going through all the barbed attention. I
Peanuts best 4 to 5 wire fences I could build. I decided to JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY t
Cabbage. N. Y. each to .08 bill of the 7-24 President.
Potatoes,New York, 1.75 try a sample in. fence. Cashier.
sacks 150 Before your agent, W. C. Harkey, fin- Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
Onions.. bbl....... 2.00 ished putting it up my dogs run some d

Eggs,........._..........__. ....-. 1.75.18 against it at full speed, both large and
small hogs, with entire failure to go OH LOOK SAVE MONEY i
VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. through it or even damage it in the least.I ,

Corrected by Davis & Robinson. can safely recommend your fence to any B y buying only FERTILIZERSW % .'
one that wants a hog fence. I
Yellow Yams, .40 am going
.
Sweet Potatoes, .3010.40 to fence fifty acres just as soon as posssi- ith a PURE BONE BASIS, .

Lettuce Hubbard, squash., 15 to,1.50.30 ble. Wish you and your agents the good E iiricli your Land and Yourselves, .

Celery Kalamazoo.......-.. .35 to .50 success that you deserve. Encourage
Plants, I every one you may j
Egg 1.50 to 2.00 am, yours, respectfully, .
Tomatoes, to 2.50 T. FOSTER. K now to use JRLING'S FERTILIZERS because they'are -
Sweet Pepper, .-... 1.00 -
Okra, bu, .1.25101.50 Sherman, Texas. : S afe and Reliable to use for'
Green Beans, crate......... to i.oo -.
Peas, 'i.oo to 1.50 Long Credits on Fertilizers. A ny Crop, making a Strong, Stocky r.:
Turnips, bunch..........-. to.06
Pumpkins, .0510 .10 While we all deplore the long credit G rowth.and sweet, juicy'vegetables and fruits that are 1.
,
Parsley Kershaws,per, doz.bunches........... 20 to to .10.30 system, there are always plausible excuses E iigaged ahead by those Merchants\ who doN I
Green onions,per doz. bunches....... .15 to .25 ot
want the
best Fruits and .
Pepper,hot,bushel,. 1.00 for making individual excep- only very Vegetables.T .
Sage, well cured, .loto. 15 tions to cast iron rules. It will be impossible ake time and write at once to the
Lima Beans, shelled, qt .12 to .15
Hens.......-.-......-...,-. 30 to .35 for the fertilizer manufacturerto
Roosters....-................... .25 short L B. DARLING FERTILIZER COMPANY
Broiler........-. to .25 put a sharp stop to long country ,
Turkeys, per pound,gross.........0-0' .10 .credits without endangering seri-
Ducks................. to ..35Geese. Jacksonville: U'1orid t.
.35to.40New ously his trade. The farmer as a rule

Beets, per none .50 to 1.00 takes a long credit as a matter of and obtain their Special Low Prices to meet the times
WaterCress, per doz. none....... .... I
Cauliflower i.oo to 1.50 course and makes no provision whatever for Cash With Order.OHCOIO3B.
Leeks per doz bunches.............. .25 for the use for which credits are .
Scuppernongs,bu 2.00
Radishes perdoz. .15 established. When the money is due, > A. N"o. 1
Cucumbers, 1.50 to 2.00
there is a Micawber-like scramble for
<-
New York Markets. funds, generally unsuccessful. This
must be remedied of course, and the Florida Grown Orange Trees

Bananas are in poor demand and the safest way in which it may be done is
''market is easy. Firsts are offered on the
the dealer. Increase the
basis of 1.00 to 1.12J, as to variety, with through
seconds from 65c to 75c and thirds downto status of the fertilizer dealer by all E'O S.A. .

45 cents. Cocoanuts are easy at 32.00to means, and let him make the credits.
35.00 for San Bias, and 28.00 to 31.00 He will know who may be trusted Grape Fruit, Lemon and Seedless Grape Fruit. .

for Andreas.Jamaica Oranges, and 31.00 are in to slow 33.00 demand for San with goods. If the heavy losses in the All trees grown on stock Florida, that was not injured by the freeze. Bads from 3 to 6 feet

Jamaicas, repacked 4.75 to 5.50 per barrel fertilizer trade are suspended, prices straight and well grown. Also choice Abbaka and Golden Queen Pineapple suckers, 15 to 20 inches.

; boxes 2.50 to 3.00; Havana, original may be adjusted so as to favor much Satisfaction guaranteed. Correspondence solicited, or call on

3.00 to 3.75 per barrel. Pines are in light higher consumption. Farmers know GEO. WRIGHT

receipt, and the market is easy; the that many of their neighbors use fertilizers ,
range is from 5.00 to 12.00 for strawberries. ORLANDO, FLA.
and also that they do not
pay
Lemons are steady, with light
ply; Fancy Sicily 360s bring 4.25 to 5.25 sup; for them. They naturally wonder who HEADQUARTERS FOR IIIGII GRADE

choice 360s, 3.25 to 4.00; Fancy 300s, does pay for them. Turn this matter

5.75 to 6.50; choice 300s 4.50 to 5.75; over to the dealer and make it worth GARDEN AND FIELD

Malagas 3.25 to 4.50. Almeria grapes, his while to keep matters straight. It SEEDS.JJf .
fancy 5.75 to 7.75; poor to good, 4.25.to
will pay in the long run.-The American to

5.50.Peaches, Md. and Pa., range from 75c Fertilizer. : and Truckers are requested send for my price-list of Field and Garden Seed

to 1.50.per carrier, and from 25 to 75c per Two Hundred Bushels Florida Seed Rye. Fifty Thousand Celery Plants.:

basket; Jersey 25 to 75c per basket. Oranges from Mexico.

Grapes, Delawares and Niagara, per 5-lb Consul Gorman at Matamoras, !Mexico P. F. WILSON SEEDSMAN

basket, 8 to 18c: Concord, 5-lb basket, 8 reports, under date of July 12 last, ,
to lOc 10-lb basket, 16 to 20c; Catawba,5- follows GAINESVILLE FLORIDA.
lb basket 8 to 12c grapes in trays 1! to as : ,
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2c per lb. Apples, Ben Davis, King, Fall "The export of oranges and fruits, "c 1 OW IS TI-I r.L'I1VIE.: "
and York Pippins, 1.75 to 3.00; Greeningsand in conseqeence of the freeze in Florida
Bald wins,1.25 to 2.00; Snow and Alex- during last winter, will 'be largely in- Send in your orders this month for Bud Wood Trees and Roses.We .
ander and Wine Sap., 2.00 to 3.75; com- can furnish 75,000 Eye buds for dormant and next spring budding. Orders booked now for
creased from Victoria Tampico and and to Standard varieties follows -
delivery in October and Novemb First-class buds true name. as ?
mon, 50c to 1.00; Pears, Lawrence, per Linares. from American : Majorca, Jaffa, Ruby Blood, Hart's Late Parson Drown, Tangerine, lIomossassa, Medit-
bbl., 2.00 to 2.75; Seckel, 3.00 to 5.00 per Inquiries erranean Sweet, Satsuma and Grape Fruit. Duds well packed and sent to any part of the State for
bbl, and 1.00 to 2.50 per keg; Beurre d'An- merchants are being made throughthis 60 cents per looi; $5.00 per i.ooo. 10.000 budded Orange Trees 2 to 4 feet high, budded on sour and
trifoliata stocks, from 1 to iK in. at the ground. Buds inserted In the stump at the ground (not in
2.00 to 2.50 Bartletts bbl.
2.00 consulate for Mexican
jou, ,
; per oranges, the roots)and can be protected by banking this winter.
to 5.00; per keg, 1.00 to 2.50. Peanutsare and if a line of fast steamers were put Poach, Pear, Plum, Persimmon, Loquat and Fig Trees. Large three year old White Niagara
steady; Virginia hand-picked range Grape Vines. .
between and Galveston
on Tampico E S.
from 3--| to 4c Spanish shelled, 4 to 6fc. ROS .
; Fifty varieties of roses budded and on their own roots. The famous Marechal Neil a specialty.Our
of Mexico
Chestnuts, per bush; 60 lbs, 2.50 to 3.75. (three days) the gulf coast roses have proved to be well adapted to this State. For full particulars send for descriptive
Potatoes are arriving in large quantities would soon rival the east coast of catalogue and price list. Address,

and the market is low. We quote: Florida in its production of early vegetables HASTINGS Interlachen& \N V LIE, Fla.,

Potatoes, L. I., in bulk, per bbl, 1.00 to and tropical fruits."

1,15; Jersey 75 to 90c; State Hebron and > < THE LAKE GEORGE NURSERIESare
Rose, 900 to 1.05, Burbank, 85c to 1.00;
Sanibel Island has of
Sweets, Va., yellow, 1.50 to 1.75 per bbl; a population
Jersey sweets, 1.75 to 2.75. Onions are 135 and 160 acres in tomatoes.-Tropical offering a fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for season of'95 and '96, including a limited supply of

easier; Long Island and Jersey, 75c to News. GENUINE BOONE'S' EARLY TREES AND BUDS
1.25 per bbl; Orange county, red and yellow -
75o to 1.00 Eastern, white, 1,25 to Also Grape Fruit, Tardiffs. Magnum Bonuni, Mediterranean Sweet, Bessie. Tangerine and
;
US. We sell your Poultry, Veals, common Orange, Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca Lemon Grown to stakes. All on Sour
2.00 Eastern red and yellow 1.00 to 1.25. Fruits and all at highest -
: produce stocks. Write for prices to ..
TRY ., .
Cabbage, Long Island and State, per 100, prices., DAILY UETUKN3.write For "'\..v.V.. HA..:.... I.7'x..T S S.* S02VS.";:: ; "
refwenoes.
and
1.75 to 8,50; Squash, marrow, per bbl, 50 __.-. _"'- F.etonoils I. 8A(1( prices& iQNS.1831teu11@ ttft *Y Georgetown, Fla



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Crop Report for October, 1895. lion of apples. The greatest losses occurred this is 'a burden grievous to be borne.

The U. S. Department of Agriculture in the central West, where the The FARMER AND FRUITGROWERhas GRAPE VINES.

has just issued the following crop crop was abundant. It is thought the highest authority in the world] Largest t Stock In the

report : both the eating and keeping qualityof for the cost,of transporting vegetablesa World.lied Small Jacket Fruits.Gooseberry! Introducer k Fay of Currant.nnriTallednew

Irish Potatoes.-The general aver the fruit has been impaired, ;and 1 in thousand miles, more or less, name- Oatal0lU8frU. Ueo.8.JoeeelynFredonlaN.Y.

age of condition for potatoes is 87,4 many sections a tendency to rot is al- ly, the railroads themselves. They -'

a reduction of 3.4 points since Sep- ready noted. The average conditionnow bring our potatoes and cabbage to us f II
tember A the averagewas stands 70.6. from the North for one-half to two- Lii.
i. year ago 'huh
with two thirds the price they charge for
64.3 the lowest, excep. Freight Rates on Vegetables.Editor carry- ..
tions, ever recorded in the statistical Farmer and Ifruit-Grower+ : ing the same articles back., In this I ;....
i1;>J1; ""
reports of the Department. For some time I have been reading matter we recognize no higher authority WITH CHARITY FOR ALL
Massachusetts, Connecticut, Min- valuable and always findit than the transportation rate-makers, (OTHER FENCES)
your paper, and they act on the sound business and ELASTICITY for ours, we Invite the moss
nesota, and North Dakota, are the interesting. However, I think it searching Investigation.
only States in which the condition time something was said in favor of principle"of "charging all the traffic PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrain, Mich.

exceeds 100, while that figure is just the transportation companies. Theyare will bear. The Northern vegetables r.1.rtt; .OA Jtr ; Jr; Jt.
reached in New York, New Jersey coming South will not bear more than
not entirely to blame for the low' FERTILIZE
and Missouri and in the territory of the present charges. The Florida
prices of last season, as even a very
New :Mexico. vegetables going North once would ECONOMICALLY
poor article of common sense will tell
The States which below 75 have, borne double or treble the V PROFITABLY. AND EFFECTIVELY
range one. The writer of this saw first-
any BY THE USE OFNITRATE
are Delaware ((57)), Mississippi ((60)), class beans sold by the single crate to rates of the south-bound stuff, but It =

Ohio ((62)), West Virginia ((65)), Wash- consumers in a Northern market at those days have gone forever by. A 1 OF SODA ,.
Maine Indiana and little oi the earliest Florida stuff brings Nearly all fertilizers are Ineffective because
Y
((72))
ington ((71)), twenty-five cents per crate, owing to they contain too little -
Nebraska ((73)), and Rhode Island and the supply exceeding the demand. It : glittering prices, but the tail-end nia Add{')a and little this NITRATE little in OF an SODA insoluble to these form.and
Idaho : brings nothing. The average ot theseason's the result will be ftstonishincr.
(74))
( is respectfully submitted, what rate ,
wide prices is not above; or not it A PAMPHLET FREE JS8JSK
has been the most would have netted the
shipper a profit ?
Drought to use nitrate, and how to buy and use fertilizers -
much above those of the Northern
cause of reduced condition.In In last,issue are several items most economically. AddressS.
spread your truck. The railroads must recognizeand M. Harris, Mdreton Farm(P.O.),New York
the States of the middle Atlantic each making she assertion directly or
act these facts will C,.:;? i. &>' .
Coast, and in some other localities, it indirectly, that the present rates on make upon mistake. No or they ..Ao...."""..."""....""."....""."......
is the later potatoes that have suffered vegetables are excessive, and shouldnot a transportation
most, but in some of the Western be submitted to. After readingall company can make money off an impoverished QUICK WORK,

States the chief injury from drought these, what was my surprise to find, --people..-.-.- In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables .
occured earlier in the season, while 'on the last page of reading matter, an shipped to us is our motto. WE
have been benefited article entitled Made Let- Couldn't the GIVE'GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
late potatoes by Money in Forget Color Line. FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER

autumnal rains, which, however, have tuce," in which these statements are Speaking of the negro at the Atlanta BUY OURSE .VES.experience They without are protectedby default-
been excessive in some places. A few made : "An acre will yield from $600to Exposition, northern visitors were ing our a dollar.40 years Enquire as to our standingand
cases of damage from September frosts $1,000 net. A man near Gainesville financial stability which any bank or
duly impressed on the days of the merchants having mercantile reports can
are reported (from Northern States realized last year $1,400 net to opening': of the show by an imposing verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR
Send
METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU.
from one side of the continent to the the acre.
Stencil and
turnout that drove up and down your name for our quotations.
other, and in the region of the Rocky Surely the rates that will enable a Peachtree street headed by a postil- cards fne. Letters promptly answered.

Mountains the cold extended as far man to make from $400 to $1,400 net lion in white livery mounted on a fine FRENCH & CO.,

south as Colorado.In on an acre of stuff that is so easily I black horse ,that would have done
northern New England there is raised as lettuce cannot be so very credit to a Paladi'i' of old. The great 116 Warren St., New York.

considerable complaint of potato rot, ''I unjust. shining coach was drawn by four ESTABLISHED 1855.

and a few reports of its prevalence are The Southern Express Company white horses, gaily caparisoned and ....................................................v........................................................."................................................................ .
received from the more southern of has made very liberal arrangementsfor driven by a huge negro coachman in .
the New England States, from New the shipment of berries, especially; more white livery. Back in one cor- Bradley Redfleld.ESTABLISHED Eugene 1871. B. Redfleld.
York and several of the States ad- in refrigerators, and as a
consequencethe ner sat a small, modestly clothed and REDFIELD & SON,
joining the Great Lakes, and also planting of berries has been largely rather shrinking colored woman, as

from Missouri and Kansas. The increased the present season. Shouldit though she felt that all that splendorwas Commission Merchants

losses from leaf blight and'insects ap happen that there is an excessive out of place-even though she AND'-

pear on the whole to have been ex- supply and prices are unsatisfactory, was president of the board of colored
ceptionally light. will it'be fair or sensible to blame this women-managers. But their time had Fruit Auctioneers,

The most serious complaint of the transportation company ? come, and her managers" would .141 Dock Street, J'MladetpMa, Pa.We .
potato grower this year is the low The writer has been a shipper for make the most of it, in spite of her. handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
price of the product, particularly in several years, and has learned from Meanwhile, Mrs. Thompson, the either at private sale (which has heretofore been
pres-
our custom) or by the auction system (recently
the northwest. The from the experience that low rates do not
report ident of the white board of women- added to our business!' !') as you may desire!
Department's agent Wisconsin and mean high prices. On the contrary, managers, rode in her own private FOR RENT.
Minnesota represents that in the lat where rates are the highest the pricesare victoria.-Boston Beacon.

ter State the tubers "do not pay for the best. 'Were all rates loweredthe -..._ THE'ALGONQUJ N HOTEL,

digging." He states that the yield is supply would be increased, with a The value of muck as fertilizer is I. At St. Augustine.
enormous, "on an average three timesas more frequent over-supply, which is Completely furnished. Apply to G. S. Meserve,
attention.
receiving prompt A company
St.Augustine, Fla.
disastrous.
that always
great as in previous years, operating in Citrus is .
of will be Instead of."advocating the withhold county
"hundreds acres not dug, FOR SALE.
building two dredges with total
a ca-
and that much of the acreage will go ing of shipments, would it not be
of tons with factory THE OCEAN VIEW HOTEL
pacity 1,400 a day, ,
to feed stock." much wiser for each grower to decrease -
etc:, to manufacture fertilizer At St. Augustine.
Potatoes.-Sweet his ? ##*
Sweet acreage
potatoes '
from muck. 'Palmetto ashesand muck
Astor Park Fla. Completely furnished. Right on the Bay.
have suffered quite for lack ,
seriously form a complete fertilizer.Braidentown Rare Bargain. Apply to Capt. W. S. M. BukhamSt.
of rain during the past month and To reason from that one crop of Journal.The !. Augustine or toCHAPIN

their condition has been materially lettuce to the entire vegetable outputof H.-4 FARM AGENCY,

reduced in many States. In six it has Florida is fallacious. Winter let- Rosemary fertilizer factory, one 3-23-tf St. Augustine and Boston.FRUI'1' .
been maintained without impairmentor tuce is an article of luxury, largely
of Albion's new industries, will com-
TREES.FOR .
slightly improved, but in seven it grown under cover, for a limited and mence the manufacture of fertilizernext

has fallen by from 10 to 22 points and high-priced trade. As soon as the week. They will make five

f in twelve others by from 2 to 9 points. knowledge of this culture is spread grades of fertilizer and intend operat- SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.

New Jersey, Maryland, Iowa, Texas, abroad more growers will engage in it ing on an extensive scale. They will Write for Catalogue and price list.

Mississippi, Alabama and Virginia are and these fabulous profits will vanish. not have to freight on their rock JENNINGS' NURSERY CO.,
the States in which the reduction is The writer has cleared $400 and and can sell pay fertilizer to consumers at Ttinmaavllle On.

the heaviest. In New Mexico it $500 per acre on strawberries, but low prices.-Gainesville Sun.
amounts to 17 points. could not do it again. Too many very SAWMILL

Apples.The continued drought, men have been attracted to'the'' busi. FARMERS I works successfullywith h. ;, also

hot weather, and high winds of Sep. ness. When he was making these wF BERKSHIRE,&OPoland White Grinding 4 p. Mills
G
tember, causing premature ripeningand profits he cared nothing for the trans g. eteredd t >Pias. Jersey Guernsey&China Hoi- and Water Wheels.

dropping, have resulted in a loss portation charge of $3.20 a bushel, stein Sheep Oattle.FancyPoultry Thoronghbretl,Hunting DeLoaoh Mill Mfg. Co..

of over 2 points. j in the average. condi but in! these days r of average profits 8, w.._8MIT _, and llonae.Dog Cheater vataloKtle.oohranvilio. Qo., f"fl.. 323 Highland, Aye., Atlanta, Oat



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[Continued from page 695] ter, when a large crop is to be har- '"
e (!t .
and give them half a dozen or more vested, into a large tank.

good whiffs in on top, driving the bees Besides the extractor you want ,two
The One
down below; then lose no time in get- uncapping knives; the thick, bevel Crop System
ting the frames of honey out. Pry edge blade knives are the best. They
them loose with your screw driver, need to be kept very sharp and to e of farming gradually exhausts the land, unless a Fertilizer containing a

catch at each end with the thumb facilitate rapid work they should be high percentage of Potash is used. Better crops, a better soil, and a

and two first fingers, raise about halt kept hot when in use, by standing ina larger bank account can only then be expected. f

up out of the hive, and with a quick pan or pail of boiling 'hot water. 6 Write for our Farmers' Guide," a 142-page illustrated book. It J

downward jerk, and at the same time This can be easily done by the means is brim full of useful infoiation for farmers. It will be sent free, and

raising the balls of the thumbs and of a small oil stove costing 75 centsor will make and save you money. Address, o I
bringing them down with a sudden $1. ,
GERM1N KALI WORKS, 93 Nassau Street,New York. '
tap on the top ol the frame; two or You next want a tight barrel with
three sudden jerks will dislodge most one head out, and a 1x2 inch strip e .

of the bees, when the frame of honey nailed across the top a little to one

should be stood up outside and againstthe side of the center. About onethirdup JOHN L. MARVIN,
hive,leaning it just enough off from from the bottom put in a wirecloth President.
perpendicular to keep it from falling, screen, and then a faucet at the bot- H. T. BAVA, THOS. W. CONRAD, '
otherwise the honey and comb are liable tom. This barrel is to be used to Cashier. CAPITAL $100,000. Assistant Cashier.

to (all out. uncap the frame of honey over. Stand
Proceed thus through the whole set the frame on the strip on top, and with
of combs ot honey, and as soon as you your hot knife drawn with a slanting THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK
have them: out ol the hive refill it with stroke upward shave off the capping, ,
empty combs from one ot your comb- which falls upon the wire screen, allowing JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,

boxes. Then take the frames of honey, the honey to drain off into the Respectfully solieits your Deposits, Collections and Geneo
now standing at the side of the hive, bottom, and leaving the capping quite Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .
one by one in the left hand, and with dry and ready for converting into wax. r _
the whisk-broom or feathers brush oft From the uncapping barrel.the framesof INVITED.

the few remaining bees, brushing them honey go directly into the extractor DIHRO'rOHS.

into the top ot the hive or down at the and are extracted at once,or they maybe John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell Chas. Marvin,
entrance. The former I prefer on account placed in one of the comb boxes H. T. Baya, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald,
of most ot the bees that remainon until the entire set is uncapped.To Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers W. M. Davidson,
the frame when first shaken be i work to advantage two men are Or H..Rohlnson John E. Hartrldare.

ing young bees which are slow to en- needed, one to,get the honey off from
ter the hive, and sometimes when the hive and bring it to the extractingroom SAVINGS AND TRUST BANK
brushed off at the entrance they cluster and the other to uncap and extract -

outside on the front of the hive tor it. Two men working thus can OF FLORIDA,
several hours, hindering the working get off about one ton of honey per day, JACKSONVILLE.
torce from going and coming. As and at the end of the day the honey is CAPITAL $50,000.
p you brush the bees from the frames ot Barreled and ready for market,and the ,
honey hang them in your comb-box bees have their empty combs without U. ROBINSON, President. AV. J. HARKISIIEIMKK, Vice-Pres. I
and keep covered secure 'from robber delay; so there is very little time.jost. WM RAW1.INSON, Cashier,
bees etc. San Mateo, Fla. A. F. BROWN. .
DIRECTORS : .
Go through the next colony the *
Personal Notes!:, H ROBINSON, J. HILDEBRANDT, P. E.; McMURRAY,
same way, and then take your honeyto W.J. HARKISHEIMER, PHILIP WALTER; R. II. LIGGETT; ,
the extracting room and extract, Chas. F. Hochstein, a wide-awake J; A. HENDERSON, C.C. ROBERTSON; W. B.OWEN.

.and use the empty combs, just extracted beekeeper of East Palatka, is preparing Collections made on all points of Florida,and Remitted for on day of Pay-
for the next colonies, and so a carload of bees to, take to the ment. Active and Savings Accounts Solicited. Interest Paid on

on through the whole yard. Miakka river, on the southwest coast, Savings.
The extracting room can be any about December r''. Mr. Hochstein
intends to (follow the migratory systemof EXCHANGE.
suitable room, made bee tight, with FLORIDA FRUIT
His first
honey production. sourceon
windows so arranged that what few
the Miakka river is pennyroyal .
straggling bees get carried in can find ,
coming about December then saw An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
their way out and still no outside bees 15; best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL, $300.000.
get in. There should be plenty ot palmetto in March and April, and thena BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange Is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
order. Write for price list and terms.
black belt
the
move to mangrove ,
ventilation. This is best secured and -:OFFICERS :-
at the same time means arranged for further down the coast, about June I. GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, President. D. GREENLEAF, Vice-President.
Mr. Hochstein is a champion of the ALBERT M. IV :S Gen'l Mgr. and Treas. M. P. TURNER Secretary:: .
the bees to get out, by lowering the DIH.ECTORS-Geo. R. Fairbanks,Alachua Co.; E.G. Hill Bradford o.;,Dr. E. E. Pratt
Heddon shallow frame, sectional hive, Hillsboro Co.; John Fabyan, Lake Co.: Hy Crutche Orange Co.; D. Greenleaf, Duval Co.;
upper sash and covering that portion in the State witha J. D. Mead( Duval Co.5 A. Brady Brevard CO.L A'A' Sampson, Marion Co. ; C. V. AAAAAjuAfiCo.
of the window with wire cloth allow- and is the only man .; John M. Bryan Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. S.Moreman St.
large apiary using this hive exclus- Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, Volusia Co.;IrvingJeckl'olk: Co.
ing it to run up above the top of the Address' ll correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla Stencils,
window about one foot, holding it off ively. with full packing and shipping instructions furnished on application.

from the side ot the house a bee space, Mr. F. Hiren, a practical beekeeperof
4inch. This can be best done by a Scranton, Pa., passed through herea JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.,
lew small strips of wood fo of an inch few days ago on his way to Fort

square, two about twenty inches long. Myers, where he goes to look up a location Grocers and Commission MerchantsDEALERS
for in apiary,
and three or four shorter ones. putting a large
Mr. Hiren will his family downas
These should be put on as follows : bring
Place the two long ones with their soon as he locates, and make Florida -
lower ends on the outside top of the his permanent home. Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,

window and slanting up so that their Mr. V. V.Blackmere,an experienced Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.

.'J. ".. tops'' come within .an inch of meet. honey producer of Orwell, Vt., who .
-- ing at the centre. Then place the spent last winter in Florida, expects tobe JAOhrsor "ri11e, Florida. .

. shorter ones perpendicular, extending down about November 15,and will
up to within about three-fourths of an I II locate a large apiary at Citra. PRIOE-LIST WHISKIES:

I inch ot the two long ones which --...-- MANONGAHEIyA RYE.....................$1 50 CABINET BOURBON.... .............. ..$b oo
PARKER..... ............S..... ........... 175 J.MARTINRYE.............................. 300
serve as guides. Charles E. Jackson,says the way to ORANGE VALLEY............ ...... .....,200 VIRGINIA GLADES,...,..........,......... 4 00
With the windows arranged, next plant a banana is to dig up a bunch, SPRING VALLEY........ ................. 250 OLD BOURBON................... ..... 500
BALTIMORE CORN ...........,..... 2 oo KENTUCKY SOUR MASH......,......... 5: ooNORTItCAROLINACORN.
see that your extracting machine is cut off all the top and cover tempora- ... ............. 250 OLD BAKER........ ................ .... 500
fastened down solid and secure. It rily with brush, moss or anything un- CLIFTON CLUB....... ...... ........,.... 300 MONTROSE VELVET RYE.................. 600

should be on a bench amply high til you find from which side the strongest JUGS EXTRA: One gallon 250; two gallon, 500; three gallon, 75C. Remit by post-office
letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order.A .
order, check or registered
enough to run honey directly from its bud starts, then plant permanentlythat money
complete price-list of Groceries, and Wine List, sent free on application.
I faucet into the bung ot! the barrel side up in rich soil.-Halifax Jour
I when placed on its side or, what is bet- nal. JOHN 'CLARK, SON & CO.
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f' Interfering with Cows. safe as laying down and coveringwith Several boxes of lemons from the DORMANT BUDS to order on fine stocks at low

Palmer grove lately sold in..New Yorkat Many choice varieties of Citrus
earth. To avoid fracture in
Every observing dairyman knows Fruits. Save money by placing your order now
$8 a crate. This grove will pro- for future delivery. Phoenix Nurseries, Braid-
that individual cows in the herd vary bending down, it is well to make a
duce entown, Fla. 10
Braid- 12-4
a large next
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in their milk though slight mound over which the plant crop year.
less yield,
more or entown Journal. "DRONZE Turkeys, Indian Games Black Lang-
they may be fed in exactly the same may be gently and carefully bent, and ** shans and Pekin Ducks. Eggs in season. A
few quarts of McNeil Peas at Ji.oo per quart, 50
there secured
by holding or by crossed
way. When nervous and high strung FraudBuRsFruitWrappers. cents a pint, postpaid. Mrs. W. H. Mann,
cows are trifled with, abused or stakes, until the covering is made Mannville, Fla. 10-12-12

changed as to feed and care, they firm. It is a good plan to leave these SEE our prices on improved varieties Pomelo
this column. W. &F. D. Waite.
J.
generally show the change in their stakes in place all winter, as the elas- '

milk both to quantity and quality. ticity of the bent plants may cause NO MORE CHEATING. FOR SALE cashtime or tiade,orange groves,
as
i and timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka,
I This is well shown by an experiment them to throw off the earth when Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may Fla. 3U16tCADBAGIt

*1 made at the North Carolina Experiment softened by rain. Where snow can now know that they get an honest ream PLANTS. Henderson's Succession,

] station. The cow is thus described be depended on to stay fill winter, it of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 sheetsto per too. Maurice in existence Clavel,,$3 Wauchula per i.ooo., 35 DeSoto cents

l'j : is easy to get a good protection for ream as some unscrupulous dealers county, Fla. 9-14-7

1 The cow is said to be a crossbred tender plants by placing obstructionsso supply. FIFTY THOUSAND Grapefruit Seedlings for

She is of an extremely that the snow will drift over the OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed 3# years old, 4 to 5 feet high; will dor-
j Jersey-Guernsey. mant bud to order. Have a few budded to the
I j nervous disposition, and after bent down plant or shrub. This way seedless grapefruit. These trees are fine, and

1 in our stable does is best where available, as the snow Wrappers are put up in packagesof for sale very reasonable indeed, as we expect to
two ,
nearly years quit the nursery business. Come and see them
1000 each and each is
cannot injure the tenderest plant. Wrapper before elsewhere. &
not allow herself to be handled without buying Bowyer Stephens,
numbered in
printing, consecutively Lakeland Fla. 9-21-7
I' quite a show of nervous excite- from 1.to 1000. No one can
Alabama
Hay Farming Cattle Raising. STRAWBERRY PLANTS. Improved
. I ment. This cow was always hampered vs. The best varieties for
to kicking Professor Robertson is HONESTLY BEATour Southern planting. Clouds, $1.75; Newnans
prevent
\ by a'strong; strap given as authority $t.oo per 1,000, f. o. b. First class plants and
1 at milking, until she was shorn of for the following statement.If packing guaranteed. C. H. Churchill, Lawtey,
Send for and
prices. sampler] prices Fla. 8-10-10
i a beautiful pair of horns which she tooI it be true as it most likely is, thereis toTHE

I vigorously used on her fellows. Then a very long sermon upon thrift and STRAWBERRY PLANTS. Two acres of them.
and vigorous, Alabama New-
; JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO. grown
she calmed sufficiently to be milked. business-like farming contained in a nans and: Clouds. Prices on application, accord-

without the use of a strap, if the milk- very few'words: JERSEY CITY, N. J. ing to quantity. .G. W. Jennings, Lawtey q14ti2j Fla.

i, er proceeded in the usual way. "Every two and a half tons of hay 'N. B.-We do not deal in unprinted
OR Nice residence
SALE.
!i This is certainly a good argument will carry more off a farmer's land than wrappers. two nice cottages two-story, office and out, orange build-

i for dishorning. To test the effect of two tons of fat cattle ; and for two and ings. Address "Bottom Price," Eustis, Florida.
IO.5-
:: simple change in the manner of milk- half tons of hay he will get, on an average CENT-JL- wonn COL UMN.
ordering Alabama Newnans write C.
; ing, this cow was milked one teat at a $25, while for two tons of fat BEFORE. Lawtey,.Fla. He sends out

\ time, then the two front teats at a cattle he will get $200.,, By the hay RATES.-Twenty words, name and address, the best. $1.00 per 1000.
one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents. Noth-
time and with other changes method of he WANTED. An agent in every township to
so on farming gets $25 from ing taken for less than 25 cents. Cyclone Corn Sheller. Address

p from the usual method of milking one the same quantity of these elements of Advertisements for this column MUST be pre- Farmer and Fruit Grower, Jacksonville, Fla. tt

front teat and the opposite hind one fertility that he gets $200 from whenhe paid. FOR SALE. Two Leon county farms, 480 acres

together. The milk was measured grows and sells cattle." Send no stamps larger than two cents. 390 acres. Excellent foi stock raising and
.. Initials and figures count as one word. tobacco growing. W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville,
there .
,i and tested, In every case was a Fla. 8.24-tf

; a loss in milk and in fat when there Keep Your Corn. ATTENTION I I am selling out my stock of 200 000 Alabama Newnan Strawberry
of and White Leghorns, including Plants Admitted by all who
\ in the milking.
was a change way Now that our planters have full corn breeding pens. Write quick and get prices. have seen them to be the best Strawberry Plantsin
1 I A bulletin from the same station records cribs let them make scientific effortto Island Poultry Yard, Fernandina, Fla. 11-2-3 the place. Price $1.25 per 1000, f. o. b. B.
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LOOK! $1,25 will 161 Padgett, Lawtey, Fla. 8-i7-tf
the following facts: LOOK per acre buy acres
keep the weevil out. Numerous class pine land in sec. 4, t 16 s, r 23 NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOOD
j On one occasion the record of a.cow experiments in this direction have east. Well timbered, title perfect. Also 8 ooo CITRUS Parson Brown, Stark's Seedless,

1, which was giving 7 3-8ths pounds one year old Parson Brown Orange Carney Jaffa, Tangerine, King, Tardiff, Grape Fruit,
been tried but
I no effectual remedywas Lemon and Grape Fruit buds. Write for prices.M. Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties,
(about -885 gallon of milk daily), showed found until French experimenterslearned & J. H. Turnley, Excelsior Nurseries Lake such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St Michael,
Weir, Fla.: 11-2-9 Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. L.
of but pound. Inquiry
a yield one
I the use of carbon bisulphide.This FOR SALE. A No. i Pointer Bitch.broken on Duncan, Manager, Milwaukee Groves and Nur-
showed that the established routine, is a liquid material which; M hen The first check for $xi buys her. Ad- series, Dunedin, Fla. 8-i7-tf

which was to give the cows their feed evaporated, the fumes settle to the dress R, B. Bull, Bradfordville,Fla. 11-2-2 ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in .
been fol- SALE. A Poland-China Boar We pay freight. Write for our latest
and then to milk had not FOR seven
t bottom of the crib and the result is old. Will weigh about 150 pounds. price-list. E. W Amsden. Ormond, Fla. 7-i-tf
lowed. The assistant had come in late, that the air is forced out and suf-- Raised in Florida. Price $10.00 W. H. Powers,
STOCK CITRUS TREES FOR
and in order milk time had Lawtey, Fla. .. tf 150 000
to on focation results. These fumes are '/' SALE. Grape Fruit Seedlings,
omitted to feed first. After stripping FOR SALE.-Extra strong;well-grown Nursery Sour Orange, Sweet Orange and Rough Lemon
; said to be highly inflammable hence budded low,.on rough Lemon. Grape- Seedlings, 65,000 Seed bed Grape Fruit Scions:
faithfully, he could obtain only one great care should be taken at fruit, Tardiff Ruby Blood ,Will bud to order on with a large stock of all Standard Varieties of
a on same stock any varieties Citrus desired for budded Orange, Lemon and Limes, now growing -
pound of milk. The next milking was safe distance from fire. It does not future delivery. Richard Klemm,,Winter Haven, for this fall and winter planting. The Lakeland -

larger than usual, but the irregularity remain long on anything but Fla. .[263.. NurserieS C. M. Marsh, Prop., Lakeland,
evapo- Polk County, F a. 8310.flLGHMAN'S .
showed that a loss was the result. rates so rapidly that it burns the hand SOUTH RIVERSIDE Land and Water Company -
39 shares stock ,for sale or ; CONDITION POWDERS will
The yield was for five days, 7.25, 7.38 something like ammonia. The exchange for Florida property.. Par value, $ioo. make stock eat and grow fat. Given as a
6.25 6.63,7.30 pounds respectively after Bills receivable in excess of bills payable. O. W. drench to stock that will not eat. Sample pack-
danger using does not last Sadler, Fentiave.| Pittsburg, Pa. 10-26-3. age by mail 35 cents. W. G. Tilghman, Palatka,
The one pound milking occured in the longer than twenty-four hours. i Fla. 6-29-20
1'j OR SALE.-Seven S. C. B, Leghorn Cockerels.
middle day. Another cow, if milked Cribs or granaries should be close. First-class. $j each, f. o. b. In Jacksonville.M. : IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres, 10 years set
before fed usually became un-, Chesebro,.Plummers= Fla. 10-26-4. trees150 in other fruit trees, etc.
being
Four to six ounces of this liquid in For sale at a sacrifice. Address "1 t," The Palms,

easy and might kick very hard. An bottles or tin cans, having the mouths BUD ing WOOD.booked.-Orders Ten per for cent spring with delivery order, now bal- I ane Park, Lake County, Fla. 429m:

examination of her milk showed a decrease only' partly stopped with loose cotton ance when buds are ordered shipped. Pineapple, IF ANY ONE who has been benefited by the
$15 per 1,000 King, Parson Brown, Waite's Early of Dr William's Pink Pills will write to
of fat. this cow'smilk
Previously should be placed one foot under the Prolific, $Iq > r.ooo.. Magnum Bonum, Jaffa, THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, they will receive -
had tested 3.60 to 4.40 per cent surface of the grain to be treated, and Tangerine, Ruby Blood,'St.Michael Blood, Hart's interest information to them. that will be of much value and
Tardiff Navel Sanford
Mediterranean, $7 per
fat. On one occasion only 1.60 per one can or bottle to every one hun- per 1,000. Walters', Josselyn, Triumph. Auran-
cent of fat was found in her milk when dred feet. This is for tiuni, Pomelo, $8 per 1,000. Marsh Seedless, $20 TO MAKE; HENS LAY-There is nothing likeBowker's
square. corn in; per: tooo. Small orders solicited at reasonable Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Flor-
she was milked before being fed the the shuck. One-half of this amountis rat'8. June buds for sale. White Fly not known ida last year. Hundreds of testimonials. For
meal ration. This is serious loss in this section. J. W.& F. D. Waite, Belleview, particulars, write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla.
a sufficient for wheat or shelled corn. Fla. 10266. ioi3tfBUDWOOD.

and one which can be repeated with The cost of the material is about twelve
and Jaffa, Hart's Tardiff Centennial
WALDO JEWEL Peaches were originated ,
this cow at any time if she is not regularly cents per pound, apothecaries' weight.It by me.' My stock is genuine. A full Bonum, Old Vini, MediterraneanSweet
fed. Lack of attention to these is sometimes line of deciduous: fruits for Florida; also CaUey Maltese Blood, Maltese.Oval,lIomosassa1
necessary to apply the Guavas and Magnolias. To any one purchasing Majorca Nonpariel, Washington Navel,Sauford
small things, is costing many a man treatment the second time, six weeks $10 worth of my trees, I will give free a sure rem- Navel at $6 per 1000, 75 cents per 100. Also
edy for the root knot. T, K. Goabey, Waldo Dancy Tangerine, Satsuma, Amory's Blood,
the better part of the profit of his dairy. after the first. It is authoritativelystated Fla. 10-19-3 DuRoi Blood, Pierce's Ruby, Royal Improved,

-Rural New Yorker. that grain treated with this and Mammoth Shaddock Grape Fruits, and Eureka -
.. rem- FOR SALE CHEAP. Bangor box sides, clear, Lamb, Imported Sicily and Genoa Lemonsat
edy is not rendered unfit for use, nor heads and orange wraps, manilla $7.50 per 1000 $1.00 per 100 delivered. Buds
Winter Protection for Orange Trees and colors. Invoiced at $z 50000. will sell the guaranteed free from white fly and true to name,
are its germinating qualities injured: l,; lot very very cheap or will sell any quantity de- and from bearing trees. W. K. Trimble, Braid
A horticulturist of twenty years experience except when an unusual amount'is'' sired. Parties in need of box material, how is entown Manatee Co., Fla. 10-12-4

writes to the Rural New used. It is said that nearly ,all the your Leesburg chance, Fla.to save money. Address"E. II.10-19-4 Mote, SUPERINTENDENT, having in Africa managed and many Old

Yorker as follows. What he says is wheat raised in France is treated, with RANGIrand LEMON "EYE-BUDS" and Mexico,wants situation. Speaks English, French

equally applicable to young orange j! this remedy before it is ground into '"SCIONS."' For Orange and Lemon "Eye- and New Spanish.Mexico; Best references. F. Foex-Eddy,
I Buds and Scions," enquire of A. & D. Two- 10-26-3;
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Florida that but little
trees in except they flour. It requires more to good, Riverside, California._10194FOR

could not very well be bent down : ![ treat a crib twenty feet high than one WANT OF ROOM have to sell few pure FOR SALn.-Iooo, 3 years old.genuine Price, Paper-Shell 2oc. each f.Pecan o. b,

I do not think the barrel method so ten feet high.-Tallahasseean. Langshans and White Wyandottes, Also ISO pounds fresh Paper-Shell seed. Price,
Cokcerels. John Aiken Avon Park, Fla. 10-26-3 5oc. per lb, John H. Bass, McIntosh, Fla. 10-26-3. I If Ii



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TO NEW YORK BOSTON AND PHILADELPHIA
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NEW YORK, CHfiRbESTDN AND FLORIDA LINES.

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

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

to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. C.,
OCEAN
STEAMSHIP COMPANY. both ways :

(STANDARD TIME.)
From New York. From Jacksonville
O. IVTBetween .SORRgL. Manager.Pssf (Pier 29 K. R.) STEAMER Florida.
i Tuesday Oct. 29th. at 3 p m .... .... "SEMINOLE".... ....... Sunday, Nov. 3rd, at 4:30801:
I Friday Nov. 1st, at 3 p m.........."CHEROKEE". ...... ....Thursday, 7ih, at 7:00am:
I Monday. '' 4that3pm ...... ..... .IROQUOIS".Sunday. loth, at 10:00: a m
Wednesday 6th, at 3 pm........ "ALGONQUIN". ...... Tuesday, rath, at 12.00: n'n
Friday 8th. at 3 p m ..'.........SEMINOLE"'fhursday, I4th, at I.30pm
>j. Tuesday I2that3pm.. .....':'CHEROKEE"........ ..Sunday, 17th, at 5:00am:
Friday.Co 15th, at3 pm.. ....... "IROQUOIS" ...........Thursday 21st, at 7:30: am
i Monday.f' i8that3pm........ "ALGONQUIN""Sunday, 4th, at 10:303: m
'f J Wednesday, 20th, at 3 p m........... "SEMINOLE".Tuesday, 26th, at 12:00: n'n
Friday If 22d, atspm .... ..... CHEROKEE"....... ...Thursday :a8th; at ijsopm:
Tuesday.If 26th, atspm...... ... ...."IROQUOIS".Sunday, Dec ist, at 4.coam
', .: Friday, 29th. at 3 p"ALGONQUIN".Thursday, 5th, at 6ooam

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the present and until further notice Steamer "YEMASSEE" is intended to
.s :a Rate1.: I sail CHARLESTON
from
PHILADFLPHIA for Wednesdays, and from

Jacksonville and New York: First-class, $25.00; Intermediate $19.00; Excursion {43.30.; CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA, Sundays. Close connection made at
Steerage $13.50. Charleston with Clyde Florida Steamers, for business to and from Jacksonville and

Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia: Cabin $27.00; Intermediate $21.00; Excursion, $47.30 ; all Florida points. Also, Philadelphia and interior points via Philadelphia.
i .Steerage, $14.2 The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: -

: FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. S r. f OIL: : S :R.I"V" R.: :[4rNE.

(Central or 90 Meridian Time.)

Kansas City ..... .... .. .................... ................ .... ..... Tuesday Oct. 'I. 4.00 p, m. For Sanford
City of Augusta ...... ...., ................................. ...... ...Friday, Oct. 4, 5,30a.m. Enterprise and; Intermediate Points on
City of BirminghamJ .. ............. ... ............... ...... .... Sunday Oct, 6, 6.30a.m.
Nacoochee .......... ..... .... ........ ........ ................ .. ....."Tuesday, Oct. 8, 7.00p.m. the St. Johns River.
I Kansas City ... ................ .............. ................. .....Friday, Oct. n. n oo a. m.
City of Augusta .. .... .... ............ ...... ............ ....Sunday, Oct. 13 i.oop. m. The Elegant iron Side-Wheel Steamer -
City of Birmingham'! ... ...... ...... ...... ............ .............. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 3.00.m. "
Nacoochee ...... ..... ..... ...... ........... ........ ... ...... ......... Friday, Oct. 18, 5.00 a. m.: CITY OF JACKSONVILLE," ,
I Kansas City....... .......... .......... ............ ..... ............ Sunday Oct. 20, 6.30a.m..
I City of Augusta ................ ....... ........ .. ............ ......Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7.30P. m. Capt. W. A. SHAW,
City of Birmingham ...... .......... .... ..... ...... ........... ...Friday, Oct. 25. n.ooa.m.
Nacoochee ....' ............ ..... ........ ... ............ .... ........ Sunday Oct. 27 i.oop. m. Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays at 3:30p. :
Kansas City .................. .......... ...... ...... ...... ....... ....Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2.30p.m. m.-, and from Sanford Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:00: a. m.,
Enterprise, 9:30: a. m.
FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON.
SOUTHBOUND. NORTHBOUND.Read .
Tallahassee ........................ ........ ............ .... ...... .Thursday, Oct. 3, 5.003. m. Read Down. SCHEDULE.
Chattahoochee............. .... .... .............. ,......'. .... ... ... ...Tuesday, Oct. 8, 8.00a.m. Up.
Gate City........................ ........ .... .... ....... .... ........ Sunday Oct. 13, i.oop.m: Leave 330 p. m. ...... ....... .......... .Jacksonville..... .... .. ...... Arrive 3.gop.m.
Tallahassee. .......,........................... ..... ........... Thursday Oct. 17, 4.Z0P. m.Chattaltoocllee. ?41 8.45 p m. .... .... ............... ... Palatka...... ........ ...... .. ... Leave 8.oop.m.
3.00 a. m. ......................Astor.... ..... ................ 3.30 m.
.. ........ ..... .. .... : .... ...... .... ....... ... Tuesday, Oct. 22, 8.30a.m. p.
Gate City. .. ..... ...... .. .. ... .....u..... .!:.. ................ ... .... ....Sunday, Oct, 27 i.oop. m. IIII 4.30a m. ............... ........ St. Francis........ .... ............. '. 'f 1.30p.m. ."
.... .... .... .... .. .. 5.30 a. m. ....... ..... ..r..llerresford .... .... ...;........ .. ..... Il.oonoon:
Tallahassee ... ... .... ...... .. .... .... ...... .....Thurday, Oct, art 3.30 p.m. 6.00 a. m ...... .... ......... ..... .... Blue Springs...... ...... ............ to 11.303. m.
Arrive 8.30a. m. ...... ........ .... .... Sanford.............' ............ ...... K 9.coa.m,
FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA.These 9.25 a. m. ................".. .... Enterprise....... ........ ... ...... If 9.30 a, m.

( Ships do NOT Carry Passengers.) General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St. Jacksonville
City of 1\acon... ............. .... .... ............. ............... Wednesday Oct. 9, 8.30 a. m. ; ,
City of Macon ........... .... .... .......... ...... ........ ........ ...Saturday, Oct. 19 6.00 p. m. A. J. COLE, Passenger Agent Bowling Green New York. .
CityofMacon ........ ................................. ........ .....Tuesday, Oct. 29 2.30 p. m. M. H. CLYDE Assistant Traffic Manager Bow ing Green, New York.
D. D. C. MINK, General Freight Agent. 12 fOe Delaware avenue Philadelphia, Pa.
THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager, 5 Bowling Green, New York.
I THESE PALACE STEAMERS, F. M. IRONMONGER Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville Fla. .
JOHN L. HOWARD Florida Freight Agent, foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville, Fla.
I Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia, Savannah, Florida & Western Railway J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent foot Hogan Street Jacksonville. Fla.
Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad.
Through Bills of Lading Tickets, and Baggage Checks to all points North and East. See your WM. P. CLYDE & CO. Gen'l Agents
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. L. WALKER, Agent; C. G.ANDERSON Agent 12 South Delaware Avenue. Philadelphia. ft Howling Green. New York.
New Pier No.35, North River"New York. City Exchange Building, Savannah. Ga.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD, Agents Lewis' Wharf, BostonW. W. A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875.' J.. B. BOURS.
L JAMES, Agent 13 S. Third Street, Philadelphia.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. WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO.
J. L. ADAMS Gen'l East. Agt. F. C. & P. R. R., A. DeW. AMPSON, General Agent, ,
353 Broadway, New York. 306 Washington St., Boston.
W. J. FARRELL Soliciting Agent. W. E. ARNOLD, Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt.,
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