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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: November 16, 1895
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
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 )
 Notes
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: UF00055765:00356
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Preceded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by: Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen

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S. Powers, Publisher and Proprietor JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER,. l6, 1895. Whole No. 1397 Vol.NEW VII SERIES No. 4Ga
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RELIABLE, 5

PROMPT. 27 YEARS, EXPERIENCE.



BATTERSON & GO. Park !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; &, CO., FIRST NATIONAL BANK ST.
AUGUSTINE, FLA. BANKS AND SHIPPERS EVERYWHERE.
I AGENTS FLORIDA FRUIT AND VEGETABLE GROWERS ASSOCIATION AT BUFFALO.
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Before buying your Nursery Stock investigate and know what you ate getting. Know .that
.G. L L. Taber's Catalogue for 1895-6.. you are buying of a Grower and not a second or third hand dealer.

THE POMONA NURSERIESare

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

j I THIS UP-TO-DATE HORTICULTURAL HAND BOOKWhich ORANGE and TRIFOLIATA STOCKS.Over .

75 varieties of Roses all field grown and Budded and Grafted. Ornamental Trees Shrubs,etc.
is sent free ,describes varieties of fruits and ornamentals offeredfor
upon application over 300
FLORIDA and lower South including 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 on Hardy' Stock:..' "0'f' Write Catalogue and any infol nation wanted, W. D. GRIFFING, PROP.,


f'r'V GLEN ST. MARY NURSERIES, Maccleniiy, ITla.


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

ATTENTION !
GRAFTED, PECANS.THE .
... .
\ -- POSTPAID.Safe .
ONLY WAY TO GET WHAT YOU WANT.
lam able to supply you with Orange and Lemon
Satstnna Trifoliata. Celestial Figs bud wood of standard varieties such as Arrival and Satisfaction Guaranteed.V .
Headquarters for Pear Trees. Oranges on
'I HART'S XARDIJ."J,
One Year Trees now full of Fruit. Everbearing Mulberries for the 1'lgs and MAJORCA, A R I ET I ES: Homosassa Jaffa, Dancy
1 U BY. Tangerine. Hart's Tardiff (or Valencia Late), St.
Chickens. Elberta each Trees by the Thousand.
JAFFA.SANFORD'S Michael, Ruby and Malta Bloods, W. Navel,
Send for Interesting Catalogue. MEDITERRANEAN, Med. Sweet Mandarin Oranges.I .
THE OLD RELIABLE ARCADIA NURSERIES,
J. H. GIRARDEAU, Prop., MALTA MED.BLOOD.S Guarantee Absolutely no Red White Yel-
\ WEETIST. low or Purple Scale on Buds sent.
MONTICELLO, FLA. lJrIO.lI..IELID..INOY
TANGERINE,
Tne true Lisbon Lemon. Villa Franca Eureka -
MANDARIN Etc.,
CHINA ,
Royal Messina,Belair Premium, Everbear-
At the following price!; ing,and Imported Sicily Lemons.A .
ROYAL PALM NURSERIES.
Ii\ 1000, $5 00; 3000, $12.00; 6000 $20.00. few Pomelo Buds, $1 per 1OO, Others
CASH WITH ORDER. i$4.5O per l.OOO S1O per 3,000
.$20 per 7000. CASH WITH
I In Lemons. Lisbon, Villa Franca, Eureka,at ORDER:
o i We have an Unusually Largo and Fine Stock of Hardy Palms, same prices.Buds .

I' /, Shrubbery, Trees, Vines and all Manner of Plants delivered further cost to you and Please send P. 0. Money Orders or Drafton
c guaranteed to arrive. in fine order. Orders New York only. References Given.
for House, Lawn or Orchard. booked now for June delivery. Address
CITRUS TREES, OLIVES, PALMS AND
mt C. S. BURGESS,
Fruit Trees,Economic Plants Ferns Orchids, Bamboos Cactus!,Etc., for every situation and Riverside, Nurseries, DECIDUOUS TREES FOR SALE.
for every climate. Plants sent safely to all parts of the World. We pack by mail and pay postageat Riverside Cal. Address:
Catalogue rates, or send larger plants by txpress or freight.
Reference. Growers' Bank, Riverside
-Orange I. H. CAMMACK
Send for large catalogue illustrated and priced. Cal. Florida reference given if wanted. ,
UEASONEIt BROS., 011 ceo, Fla. Whittier California.
[ Cut t this out for Reference.]
I \ 'GENUINE BERMUDA ONIONS.Our NEW CROP SEEDSAT

HATCH CHICKENS W;r1 STEAM -
REASONABLE PRICES
the MODEL
stock of this popular variety is now ready for delivery. Beware of spurious --- Excelsior Incubator.

Italian and California stock sold by northern houses at $2 to$2,50 per pound. Genuine Bermuda Onion Seed Pearl,Bermuda I Itw'' Simple., Perfect, SelfRegulating. .
White Silver Skiu, Yellow Danvers and Thousands In successful -
operation. Guaranteed to
; OUR SEED ARE, GENUINE. Top or Perennial "" baton a larger percentage or
j New Crop of Refugee Beans, $4 per bushel. fertile eggs at less cost than
Both Varieties White and Red, Packet 5 cents; i:oz. 15 cents; 1 oz. 25 cents; 1 any other Hatcher. Lowest
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ONION susi'is.Finest Circulars fr priced flrst-olass Hatcher
lb. 85 cents; 1 Ib. $3.00 post paid. Send Co.for made. GEO. II. 8TAHL,
Strains of Cabbage, Florida tested.A Illui.Catalogue. 114 to lea 8.eth st..Qutacr,I11.
EC. Gr. HASTINGS iXs OO., SI iIDDi9MIU1 T.Interlaohen full line of all seeds.
Florida and Georgia Seed Rye and Oats. .
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I Florida.
Catalogue free on application. WINTER FLOWERING BULBS.Send ''I '

300 ACRES'IN NURSERY. O ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS. O 38TH YEAR. for price list.

L. CAMERON, Seedsman,
to Florida.Oriental Jacksonville, Fla. .
FRUIT TREES Specially Adapted .
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FLOWERS FOR
CHOICE FRUITS AND
Pears,Japan Plums on Marianna Stocks Japan Persimmons Giant Loquat, Strawberry SOUTHERN PLANTING. THE PRIDE OF THE ADIRONDACKS.
The Park Fence 20 miles long Elk high,
Coniferae Broad Leaved Evergreens. Camelias. 50.000 Palms new
Plants. Grape Vines, etc. Rare ,
and Buffalo strong., Fawn tight 10 rods between tree
The Greenhouse Ds' 'hnent is Ihe largest Pears a specialty. Trifoliata OrangeStocks..
jo.ooo Camphor and Cinnamon trees,Roses pat posts,roughest ground ever fenced. Built by
in trees and plants suited to South. Prices Low. List Free. SUMMIT NURSERIES
most complete in the Southern States. We grow everything
WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO. Adrian Mich.
I ern horticulture. Catalogue free. Address P. J. BERCKMANS, Augusta, Ga. No Agents. Moutlcello Fla PAGE ,




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State LAKE Agricultural FLORIDA CITY l 1 FLA.College THE "DAISY"" PLOW.An .




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NEXT COLLEGE YEAR BEGINS LI fV I mnF
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MONDAY,. SEPT. SO, 1895.
Implement That Every Gardener and Strawberry

FACULTY OF ABLE PROFESSORS.Four Grower Should Have.
regular courses, Agricultural, Mechanical -
Latin-Scientific, Women's,equivalent ..
in length studies and honor. Graduatesof
Latin-Scientific course receive degree of A. B.; Shortest Quickest Most AttractiveRoue
I of other courses,degree of B. S. ,
; A one year's Business Course giving thor-
! ough instruction in Commercial awArithmetic, :
Penmanship and BookKeeping.A -
j year's course in Stenography, TypeWriting BETWEEN
; and Telegraphy fitting students for business. FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH
;t4 1 Graduates of these courses receive certificates of h..
" TUB .

'i 1 proficiency.A course in Piano Music has been added Florida Central and Peninsular I
: under an associate of the Toronto Conservatory ,
J of Music, giving best facilities to students of the t'. ..
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NEW THROUGH ROUTES. .' :'. -'
Piano,at a reasonable charge. ?;
;1 Military Instruction under a graduate of New York to Jacksonville by "r; ;r !; .
: West Point. The young men are under Military New Florida Pennsylvania R. R. to Wash-
i Discipline similar to West Point. The and Ington Southern Railway: to
I College Physician attends all students without Northern Columbia, Florida Central & ,.'. .
j charge. Lake City is one of the healthiest places Air Line. Peninsular to all principal.
I in America. High Pine Land. Pure Water. In points in Florida.
I eleven years there has not been a death at the
College. All courses are open to women. Students Cincinnati to Jacksonville by ,
not prepared for the Freshman class can Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga -,
1 Department.To and Southern R'y to Ever- *
enter the Preparatory
all students from Florida tuition is Free! in Florida}ette, Florida Central & Penin- J
II all departments except Piano Music. Music Limited. sular to all Important Florida :

, students pay a reasonable charge. Students points.
i from other States pay $20 a year tuition, music Kansas Kansas City Fort Scott & ;
: extra. Young men bcaid in the Mess Hall at$to and City Memphis R.R.to Kansas Cit rIm :
I a month. Young women board with families in Jackso'vllleThro' }to Birmingham"Southern R'y' ,
I town at$to tO$15 a month. College year begins Line to Everette, Fla. Central &
September 30,1895.For Peninsular to all Fla. points. "
catalogues address I St. Louis to Jacksonville .O ,
Cairo Short Line to-Du Quoin; "x
O. CLUTE, PRESIDENT, I Holly Sp'gs Illinois Central to Holly Sp'gs, The best Tool for:intensive culture ; saves the expenses of a horse ; :
LAKE'CITY, FLA. Route. I Kansas City, Memphis & Birmingham -
J to Birmingham,Sou. does the work just how and where you want it done. .
R'y.to Everette and F. C. & P.

Sioux City: & Chicago to Jack-

JOHN B. STETSON UNIVERSITY, Holly Sp'gs. }sonville.Sp'gs, K.,Ill.O. M Cent.,& B.to to Holly Birmingham Thousands of acres of Truck and Strawberries are cultivated entirely by hand.

Route.New Sou. R'y to Ever- This little plow has been perfected with special reference to Florida. use and
DELAND, FLORIDA. ette and the F. C. & P. with the assistance and suggestions of Florida growers.Four .
Louis'ille&Nash'ille to River
4 For both sexes College, Normal School, Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
Academy, Art School and Conservatory of Music, To" }route with through sleepersJackso'ville
An institntion of first rank. Faculty of twenty between New .Orleans and '

steam teachers.lighted Seven by electricity.elegant buildings Hot and, heated cold water by Jacksonville. Points and a' Wrench Go With Each Plow.Given .

baths. Thoroughly equipped gymnasium. Department L1.The F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track In
of Physical Culture, with Military Drill Florida running through the
for young men. library of 6opo volumes. Read- Tobacco Jteg ons, 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
buildings for Music and Art Schools, with artistsof Phosphate Belt. and FRUIT GROWER,
established reputation in charge. Opens Has the Silver Spring and
October 2. Send for catalogue giving full; nform- Other fine Scenery.The J.A.CKSONVI +L E, 'x&.
ation, to Great Hunting Country.
JOHN F. FORBES Reaches the Noted Fishing Ground.
President. Has the best lands for tillage, greatest vari- N. B. Special low rates given for Pony, Clipper and Hammock Plows in 'con. ,
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ety of soils in the State and above all nection with the paper. Write us for terms.WHY.

Runs over the Central Rldgeland
Where It is High and Healthy.
Prosperous towns fill its route and It offers
'r 71oridaands the best freight facilities for any produce to ?

-, the song-Northern markets. Send for the popular

"MY FLORIDA HOME."
Oranges Go the Corn off the Cob Hands and !
with Its spirited words and beautiful music on "Niggering Blistering your

descriptive of an actual Florida Home, and Wearing the Skin off? Buy a
jResorts which Is gotten up In elegant style-Six
of full sized best music containing also
a picture of a home In Florida and a hunting
CYCLONE CORN
[nvestments scene. It Is mailed on receipt of 10 cents (in SHELLER.SEVERAL .
stamps, to pay expense of distribution.)
Send also for the best map of Florida(sen REASONS WHY YOU
free) and note the towns on Its route.A.O.MAODONELLG.P.A. 1
Developments SHOULD HAVE ONE. I
Jacksonville,Fla,


I AttractionsAddress The Fla. Cent & Peninsular R. R. 4
pp- M It is fully warranted against breaking or get- j I
Ling out of order by any fair usage '
Offers to
G. D. ACKERLY, Shippers It takes less power to do the same amount of

e GENERAL PASSENGER AGENT The Shortest and Quickest Route work made.than any other machine of its size ever

THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE BETWEEN There is no time lost after you are through
FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN shelling by picking the cobs out of the shelled
JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA. corn, as the machine takes the corn all off the
THE EAST AND WEST. k. 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.
*"**BasB pany Is better equipped than ever ever to By a little practice with it you can easily shell
handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops, and oue bushel of ears in about 4 minutes or less.
Leave insure close connections and prompt despatchto ;_- -- s The shelter is small but it will do the work of
all Eastern and Western Markets. many a larger machine.
Doubtful Seeds alone. The best
are, easy to get, and cost no Through, oars to destination without + { The spring can be adjusted to any tension required -
more. Ask your dealer.for change or delay. tir and can be loosened when not in use, thus
Perishable freight followed by wire and avoiding any chance of its giving out.
FERRY'SSEEDS shippers advised time passing various junction A sheller wrench accompanies every machine.
points and arrival at destination.All ViY4 l l G 6 .

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

Always the bent.> Known F. C. & P. R. R. : CORN SHELLERis
everywhere. Ferry's Seed For Information call on or address the undersigned
Annual fur 18O5{ tolls you : not a worthless claptrap affair, but has genuine merit.
what, how, and when to plant. C. E. 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
Sent Free. Get it. Address: : W. B. TUCKER, Gen. A'g't!, Orlando, Fla. subscribers at $2.00 each Address all orders to -
D. M. FERRY& CO., Q. M. HOLDEN, Trav. $!{t, Leesburg, FlaW
Detroit, Mich. 11. FULLER, Trav. A'g"t, Manager FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER,
Or N. S. PENNINGTON, Traffic ,
Jacksonville Fla. Ja.ohsol1'V'111e: : : F'1a.
W, II. PLEASANTBGeneral Freight AK't





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j I A Tree Protector.itor To Make Plums Fruit. Can't you enlighten us all as. to best in this country. Your space forbidsmy
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Partner and FruitGrower.In Mayor Richey informs us that he varieties,:or Florida, best soil and manner entering into a full discussion of
your recent papers is occasional has learned something about the fruiting of cultivation ? this vexed and much discussed subjectbut

ference to a plan for protecting or. of Kelsey and other Japan plums, I I have heard, or read, that the celebrated -. to the question, will it pay the
!ge trees with paper tubes which which will be of value to others who I northern varieties did not do! armers of Putnam county, or ol Flor-

!en if they lasted through the winter own such trees. He says that an acquaintance well here, like the Lawton, Schneiderand ida generally, to engage in ramie culture -

buld be a mush at the end of it. from up the country gave others. at the present time, or to enter-
f If you will look through your Cali-- him the following information in regard CHAS. E. WILLETTS. tain any proposition from "Mr. Allison -

rnia exchanges you will probably to increaaing the bearing quali- Melrose, Fla. of New Orleans," or any other
s ads of a tree protector on the cy 1. ties of trees, for it is a well known fact We do not know of any instance experimenter in ramie with machinesto

der principle made of yucca fibred that Kelsey and Satsuma plums do not where the northern varieties of black. sell, I am in a position to return a

| likely to last for a series of years bear good crops in this latitude: The berries have been tested, but the {fact definite and most emphatic answer,
'ic paper is not at hand now for me fault is not in the tree itself, but is the that none of them are advertised in NO! There are two principal reasons

I refer to but the price seemed rea- result of a small insect, too small to be any of the nursery catalogues seems to for this very positive negative.' First,

nable and the manufacturers should seen with the naked eye, which gets prove at least that they have not been ramie requires a rich soil for its best _
rtainly advertise in the Florida pa- into the blossom as soon as it opens. found profitable.If development of fibre; second, the best
jrs, (a word to the wise, etc.) The insect ruins the pollen and other one will go among the patches of machines thus far perfected require

Perhaps some enterprising Florid parts of the bloom, which is killed and natives which grow about everywherein several months to work up the pro-

I might make them out of some na- falls to the ground without producingfruit. the State, when they are in bearing, duct of a few acres. I will spare you

[e fibre and put money in his purse.G. Nearly all old trees bloom free- select here and there a bush showingthe the figuresMr. Editor, but will merelysay

A. PURDIE. ly, but produce ,:very little fruit. The best fruit, tie a white string aroundit that a man growing say ten acres
t ston, Mass., Nov. 6, '95. remedy is to spray the trees in the to remain until fall, then remove of ramie would be confronted with

. spring just before the blossoms open, them to cultivated land or plant the following conditions, viz : he
Banking and Other Devices for then again as soon as the bloom is around an old log heap, giving them would be obliged to cut his crop when

Protection. open, and finally when the blossomsare some manure, there will be no needof mature and to decorticate it while
.itor Farmer and 1'ruit-Grower: about ready to fall. By so doingthe introduced varieties. This has green'and'! this would require three or
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I see by your journal some of your insect is killed and the fruit is been tested, for instance at Lawteyand four machines, each costing several

?ders are advocating banking withe caused to set and a good crop follows. at Hawthorne, and the result was hundred dollars. This decorticated

straw, and hanging pine boughs The spray used is the common kero- satisfactory. There is a variety called product would be by no means equalto
I have
and trees for protection. and oil emuhion.- the fine hand cleaned China .
sene whale soap the Georgia, which was brought from grass.I
ed that and found it ineffectual it
; ,as West Coast Truth. the State of the same name, which is am afraid there would be disap
tracts and holds the moisture, which said to do remarkably well, but we pointment both in the amount of .
;ezes, doing the tree more harm than Fertilizing Guavas fibre obtained and in
do not know where cuttings could be the price received -
left uncovered. It do
might some
' editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: obtained. by the grower for his crop.
|od, except in very'severe winters; You advised fertilizing those guavasin One season there was a shipper at Considerable experience is neededin
.\\t I have found from experience, the
November.: Is that correct? Hawthorne who sent to the Jacksonville the'planting, cultivating and treat
beat teacher that there is nothing like
That means to work them again, market cultivated blackberries, ment ot the plants, in order to obtainthe
rth A friend of mine who\
Id banking. and will it not make a young growth to but the name of them, if any, was not tall, straight stalks which yield
fine went to
trees
1,000 a great be just the right age for the cold preserved.. They were much superiorto long and clean fiber. Lastly, the
of trouble and
,Jal expense by wrap which usually comes about Januaryand the wild ones and generally com- work of decorticating must be done in
| the trunks of his trees with bag-
eg nips ? manded five cents a quart more. the field with portable machines and
bg, but in the spring, when he re- The wise physician can tell how You could hardly go amiss in choosing portable; engines, as the weight and
he also
pved the bagging remoyedf quickly some medicines will be taken a soil for blackberries. A rich, bulk of the waste is too great to ad-

! bark, and was a poorer and wiser up by the circulation-will: the potashbe warm, sandy loam is best, but, ,like mit of economical transportation for
m. I also see in your journal some taken and gone, long before the corn, they will flourish almost anywhere any considerable distance to a stationary -
jk of paper tubes. Allow me to sugst fruit comes next August? In other and produce abundantly witha factory.In .
. as a substitute, sheathing paper; it
words how will the be little encouragement.But .
soon potash
water-proof substantial and not short, while ramie has undoubtedly -
; very absorbed that, it is really would have to
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or you can see you future and will .
used builders. I have a great very proba:-
(pensive; by taking effect? pioneer the way in this branch of hor-
""ed this with good effect. bly in time replace cotton or other
Its thought to me feeding so ticulture. The season of shipment
a new
Biloxi Miss. E. BELL. fibers now in use, that result will
! far ahead; it may be plain to others would be much shorter than is that of hardly be reached until another gen-

nuence of the Moon in Budding. who know. PUZZLED AGAIN. strawberries, for strawberries begin to eration inventors have fully workedout

Itor.( Farmer and'Fruit-Grower: Brevard county.A ripen so much earlier. A large pro- the rapid and economical decorti
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The communication from Mr. Man. tree which lives for years portion of your profits would doubt- cating of the stalks, and, what is still

le, in your last issue, does not throw and is slow in its action needsto less arise from the manufactured pro more important, have adapted and

I ch light on the question as to wheth- be fertilized some time ahead for ducts, evaporated or canned berries, perfected our present machinery for
dormant buds will survive a coldp fruit. The potash is not really neededso ,.jelly, wine etc. Blackberries could spinning and weaving to the handling
when banked. Very few will long before hand, but it is well to not be shipped as successfully as of long fibers like ramie. The complicated .

I ny that young budded trees are alpst !- have it there so that the rains may strawberries, because the weather is machinery which centuries of
absolutely safe when protected bring it to the rootlets and enable it warmer when they ripen and they are invention have produced is now con-

fth. earth. to get thoroughly incorporated into softer, if anything., structed for working up only short
here'is another point we should the sap. Scientific men tell us that fibers, such as cotton and wool. The

'fve some light on, if it is of value: potash is one of the least vanishing of Go Slow on Hamie. spinning of longer fibers, such as flax,

1 that influence has the moon, if any, the manurial elements and remains in Mr. Henry G. Hubbard of the U. still remains in a measure a hand pro-
I the successful "taking" of buds ? I the soil a long time. The working required S. Department of Agriculture, writesto sess, and adds greatly to the cost of

!any experienced budders through to cover potash and bone-is so his home paper, the Florida Philosopher croducing pure linen fabrics.
fc State claim that buds insertedht very shallow that it need not set the : S. ;

| to ten days before, and perhaps tree to growing prematurely. If you Your remarks upon ramie in your The Water Hyacinth.Editor .
Couple of days after, the moon fulls apply nitrogen, either in the form of issue of October 24, remind me that I Farmer and Fruit Grower.

'Jl l live better than at any other time. nitrate of soda or sulphate of ammonia, have a duty to perform in that con An article in about the
your paper
,We have tried it, and, though with this should be well covered. This is nection, having promised the Farm- water hyacinth, of which plant I have
tter| success, have attributed it more principally useful for forcing bloom er's Club of Fruitland peninsula that I some, interested me.
. a fuller flow of sap rather than to and making it strong and prolific, and would investigate the present status of
influence of the moon. we believe the guava is not deficient in the ramie fibre industry and report the It occurs to me to suggest that it be

: Electric lights are used in green. this respect. result. Since our meetings of last piled in heaps, mixed with lime and

: uses at the North, and flowers bloomd _-.- ..---,.- spring I have had interviews with Mr. high grade potash, covered with earth
.i plants grow as in the light of day. :Blackberry Queries. Dodge, the expert in charge of the investigation and thoroughly rotted to make fer '
tilizer.It .
: ssibly the light of the moon as it Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: of fibres which is now be.

I>ws larger towards the full, may I think there is money in blackberries ing conducted by the Department of! is more readily handled than

ve some influence on the flow of sap. not only to ship fresh, but espe. Agriculture at Washington, and also muck, and it seems to me should be
C. S. GOWEN. cially evaporated, with no danger of with the most active promoters and rich in humus. *

Crescent City, Fla. glutting the market. enthusiastic friends of ramie culture Eastlake, Fla. .

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on Merritt's Island, Indian River, round numbers with
; 4,000 goats, '
Live Stock.The A New Industry Added to Florida'sResources.
where the 'traveler found an eccen- having disposed of the male kids of ,

tric Scotchman named McFall and his less than seven-eighths grade. I now .

Dairy in the South. family living in a coquina house sur- have over of which are
10,000, 7,000
trial
The of the at Razorback '
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower : reunded by hundreds of Angora goats. fleece bearing and will be clipped next report

My plan for managing a dairy in Following is Mr. McFall's statement : year. This year, for the first time, I Crossroads has had great influence in

this section is this: I would have the .'I am a goat-herd. I lived in the began to realize profits, beginning a this country, encouraging the hogs

calves dropped in September and October north of Scotland for many years and clip that pays better than clipping and hogmen and showing their mis-

and then butter or cheese can had occasion to investigate the use of You remember I openedthis guided opponents the path of duty
coupons.
be made or milk sold until! July 1st. 'tiflik', the fleece of the Angora goat. year with 3,000 kids of seven- and good citizenship. I have seen the

Then the cows are to go dry until Coming to America several years agoI eighths grade Angora. These are error of my ways myself, being tired of
raising vegetables for the sole profit of
September or October again. In July drifted to Florida, having had my ready to clip this fall. In fact, I have
and August very little butter, milk or lungs touched by exposure in Michi- already clipped some of them. They the railroads and shall take to stock-

cheese can be made or sold ,without a gan. While exploring I struck this will yield me three pounds each of raising now, as indicated by the en-

great deal of trouble, on account of peninsula. It .is about two hundred mohair of seven-eighths brand, worth closed advertisement for your col.

the hot weather and so of the miles and mile in umns.I .
many long, averages ,one in Liverpool 75 cents in gold. It
wealthier class of people are gone width. 1, t found not a soul living up- will net me cents pound or have made an arrangement with
I 50 per ,
Armour & Co. sell bear and
to meat
North, or to the seaside. Then, too, on it except the light house keeper $1.50 a head." ,
butter is quite bad to use in any quan- above here. 1.. became impressed with The next morning we had a kid for with another firm to take the bear

tity in very warm weather, as it cre- the idea that this was the place to try breakfast, and a more delightul meat skins at a good figure, and believe
I that under beneficent stock law
ates liver: disorders. Dairying, not the herding of the .Angora goats. I I had never tasted. Before breakfast our a

hard work, but it, is very confiningand made the experiment and here I am." we went out to see such of the herdsas new industry has been added to Florida's -

necessitates a good deal of chor- What success have you had ? I were gathered about the house. resources.

ing seven, days, in a week, and the asked,him. My success," he replied, The Angora is truly a beautiful ani-- The advertisement is as follows :

good, painstaking dairy maid,or man has been phenomenal. I can only mal-so elegant, delicate-looking and To Whom it may Concern :

needs and deserves a vacation in sum- give you its ,processes. I began oper- aristocratic. He is as much the patri- This is to give notice that I claim

mer and a chance to get away to the ations here lour years ago with two cian of his species as the celery is of the the bear recently, seen' eating a hog in

seaside or the mountains if only for a Angora bucks and 100 common nau- vegetable world. A pretty sight that my. woods, as a ''domestic animal,"

week at a time. Dairying at the Northall nies. One ol the bucks I imported, I saw was the playful kids climbingthe and warn all persons against killing,

the, year round may pay very well, the other 1 bought irom a breeder trees. There' were several low- maiming or disfiguring the said bear

but here there will never be much named Peters in Georgia. The bucks branching oaks near the house. A: rail while,on the range, or driving it more

market for butter or milk in summer, cost me $75 each, and the nannies had been '''leaned against the trunk, than five miles from my house, and

and it is better to give ,the cows and $1.50 apiece. My outfit cost me about' reaching up to the lower branches. from molesting the said bear while

their keepers a rest. $500, and with this 1 went to work. The kids would run up this, leap to I eating hogs, cattle or children on any

M. CHESEBRO. The she-goats are more prolific than the branches, run out among the foli- i body's premises unless the 'said hogs,

Plummer, Fla....... ewes, bearing,about four kids a year. age and drop to the ground gracefullyand etc., protected by a legal fence in

Mine, however, have, averaged o ly lively. all, respects as required by law.
Early Corn and Razorbacks. about three kids. At the end of the Mr. McFall had arranged lyinginlots Furthermore I give notice of inten-
and Fruit-Grower
Editor Thanks Farmer for the notes on: cassava. R. I first year I found myselt with 400 goats, for the nannies, where they were tion to register the following brands(:

I the 100 scrubs I commenced with and kept until the kids were old enoughto for bear :

P., of Alachua For the county last, four has my sym-I 300 halt-breeds., Of this 300 about take care of themselves.The 1st brand, i bullet hole in right ear.]

have pathies.been in the same boat, but years I am 100 were males, the proportion-of all most curious thing that I ever 2nd brand, i charge shot in vicinit

ahead of Mr. Nigger now. I told born being two to one lemales. I'got saw was the clipping machine, workedby of the tail.
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them time and again I would be even rid of the males, eating or selling them. a treadle. It had little blades that All persons are cautioned against!

with them if they did not care for their 1 lost several goats that year by foxes nipped over each other like lightning.It buying hides, etc., with above. marks] I
and bears and I the the of from unauthorized parties.
hogs but all to no For the strongly suspect was on plan a mowingmachine.
purpose.
the last farm has beena large horned owls killed a few, and A goat was laid on the table AZRAEL JONES. :
twenty years my '
regular stamping ground (for all the possibly the raccoons. and clipped thoroughly in three min. Charon's Ferry, Euthanasia Co;, Oct. "

nigger hogs in the neighborhood.My 1 opened the second year with 280 utes; three pounds of tiftik being taken i., 1895. .
nannies which 180 hall-breeds.
him.
were from
corn is from two to three weeks From Volusia County. ,
At the close of that 1 had 'about McFall's
year Mr. dogs are of the best
earlier them the common field corn, One trouble in the
great fighting'
kids which about 600 :
ot
900 were shepherd's breed. You know
goats
being of the Russian Flint variety,
razor-back is due to the Northern men i
three-lourths These kids add-
Angora. fight dogs and dogs do not like I
goats.
which I in .
gathered early September.Then
who come to Florida and fall into native ;
ed stock
to my gave me nearly 1,200 Mr. McFall takes his puppies' before
I turned loose head of
seventy I have who
a neighbor t
goats, 01 which 300 were males. These their eyes are opened and has them ways.
razorbacks and for about four weeks
i : cursed clubbed dogged and shot the
belore I started ,
disposed ot as and suckled by a nannie. The j
Mr. Nigger was on the move to save puppy I
hogs the first he was here and I
year ,
the third with females. I his i
year 900 finds
opens eyes among goats
his little of and
patch com potatoes he all I him
thought was right so
imported two additional fine bucks, himself attended by goats, and I do' ; gave
which he failed to do in some in one pig and sold him another out of
and at the close' ot the third year 1 believe grows up thinking he is a my
stances. They,are now ready to care civilized hog-pen and I will be hangedif
had about 2,600 goats. Ol these there goat. The goat dogs will not asso- ,
for their hogs, another year. Would this fall he has not turned them
were 800 males, which I disposed ol.Ol ciate with the other dogs. They slide
advise R. P. to adopt the same method
and
out to torment me, can hear'
the 1,800 nannies were five- to the house to something to you
get
1,000 up
will be
and I tell you Mr. Nigger his call resound the
hog on quiet
leave first and he burn eighths Angora. [This must be in- eat and are off again like a flash as '
ready to wont evening air just as natural as though
tended as an average, as part, were soon as a bona fide dog puts in an ap
you out either. He is simply beat at he,had lived here a lifetime and always 'j
halt-breeds, part three-quarier bloods pearance. All in all, I do not know
his own and is willing to
cry
game I
kept hogs running at large. ;
and
part seven-eighths.-Ed. F. and when I was more impressed with a
quits. That has been my experience.Plant have two horses, ten head of cattle, '
F.-G.] business than I was with this Angora
the Russian,Flint, it's early, very nine head of hogs and not one
"The fourth} ,I opened with ranch discovered on this Florida :
weevil In year : goat
pro.ific and almost proof. but is under fence and trouble, not !
1,800 nannies. I closed that .
peninsula.Mr.
fact, it's the best all-round corn in year one, and still I am able to feed them I
with little Of : McFall said the
a over 5,000 goats. to narrator :
Florida, it has yielded me thirty and also keep horses, wagons and farming 1
these were An- "This is the best for themI
seven-eighths
3,000 country '
ferti
bushels to the acre without any tools to supply all my neighbors I
at which their fleece be- eversaw. They are absolutely with-
,
gora stage
lizer. J. B. SILVIS. free who rich i
gratis, are getting keeping :
valuable. Here sickness. I need house
comes [ : again the out never to
Tallahassee, Fla., Oct. 30, 1895. hogs and cows on my land and at ,
...... narrator averages, as this last crop them. Asia Minor does not furnisha
I have field
my expense. an acre some I
were filteen-sixteenths. F. and better climate or better The
Angora Goats in Florida.In range.
distance from home which I
F.-G.] 1 had disposed of the origi-- beggar-lice, with the natural growth, my cut a !
an old scrapbook we lately came ton of hay from early, and calculatedto
narrative Hen- nal 100 scrubs, and my whole stock gives them more than enough to eat.
across a published by cut it again. Having occasion to
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was graded to three-fourths I am sure that in the
ry W. Grady- in the Atlanta Sunday up Angoraand pass by it the other day I found five

Gazette as he learned it from the lips of better. The 1,000 male Kids, even temperature of this peninsula, head of cattle in it, and they had been
is with the rioting seven-eighths Angora, I altered, as where we never have a hot or cold .
a friend. It written for a week, and eating it down close,
their fleece valuable. day where even the bananas not
was are
They ,
I splendor of the youthful days of and the of them debt'of '
owner
( owes me a
which would be ready for clipping the next tipped by frost, I can produce a tiftik
of the orator we is
, great the a year's standing and too poor to
finest
: are compelled to omit, giving only year. equal to .ever. woven. pay it. Out on such laws that make

i the prosaic (facts. The story was laid "I began this year, the' fifth, in Get up a club for the Fruit-Grower. one man pay the taxes, keep his neigh-

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bors' stock and have no redress at all. This blanches them. In time the want to say my little speech and see if any other kind. I was poor, so I be-

Hurrah for the Ruralist and its "civil roots will fill all the soil, even at this I can't get a convert to my way of gan by getting a few hens and .a pig

war" on the Florida cow and the razor- wide distance apart, and the bed will manufacturing fertilizers.I and keeping them up and saving the

back 1 Give us men a chance to vote produce as much as it is possible for came to, Florida: ,twelve years ago, fertilizer: giving the pig all the weeds

on it and see if we don't out vote the the same amount of land to do.Florida's had years before lived in New Jersey and grass he could handle and reduceto

hogs. I am ever for Florida and jus -. e* and raised fruit and vegetables and compost. I also got a pile of grass

tice. A. E. M. Native Grasses Best. knew something about poor land and and loam, etc... whereon all my slops

Churning.. <<< Editor Farmer and FruitGrower.In patent manures, and I profited by:past were thrown. [And right here I wantto

You want the butter to come in the a recent issue of your valuable experience. It was not long after I say that there is fertilizer enough

granular state. Stop churning when it paper is an article written by Charles I came here that I had chance to take thrown away in Florida each year to I

reaches this point. Draw off tjie but- W. Campbell, Sr., entitled Florida's a forty-acre homestead that,a man had raise all the vegetables the State needs I

termilk. Use the hair sieve to catch Wealth of Grasses, that has interestedme formerly taken and worked several for its own use where a little care and i
much and should be abandoned. The older in would utilize it in
any particles of butter that is likely to very read years and forethought grow- i
flow out with the milk. All dairy sup- carefully by every farmer in the State. habitants said it 'was worthless and I ing a family garden.] I

ply houses keep these sieves, and they When I first began to farm ,in FloridaI could not raise' a row' on it with two After awhile I began to plant, first ,

cost fifty or sixty cents. After the milk thought that our salvation ,dependedupon Irishmen. and a gallon of whiskey. AsI with small results, but the ground was '

has been drawn off, wash with pure, our success in raising bluegrass- happen to be part Irish, I told them becoming sweet and pretty soon beganto

clear, cold water. This is done by and clover ; and while I was Tooling I that in two? years I_ would raise a row raise weeds, which were not pulled

pouring the water in the churn and away time with them I learned that (row.01) anything they wanted without up or hoed up and left on top of "the

gently'rocking- the churn for a",few we have a variety of native grasses 'the whiskey, and I: did, 'and without I ground to dry up and blow away, but

minutes. Then draw off, the water here that will fully supply' the placeof buying an ounce.'of' patent manure. J were either buried in the soil or con-

until the the grasses that are so essential to
and repeat the operation water
comes from the churn clear and the success of our northern farmers. .

uncolored by milk. If done well, We do not have the expense of buy- The St. Augustine Route.Jacksonville .

your butter ought to be entirely free ing seed and sowing; all there is to do I

of milk. Now"' spread butter on butter is to give our native grass a chance St. Augustine & Indian River Railway.Time .

worker and spread evenly ,over it a and it seldoms ever fails to be on Table in effect April 6th, 1805.
hand. If properly handled we can .
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; good 'grade of dairy salt-one ounce '
the than THE ALL RAIL LINE TO LAKE WORTH.
: to the pound of butter. ,Distribute produce more hay to acre

I with the worker as evenly and as thoroughly they can of clover and timothy in SOUTH; BOUND. NORTH BOUND. .
those sections best adapted to their
but take and
: as possible, care
; not work the butter too much. If you growth. There is no reason why STATIONS No. 23 No. 31 I NO.35! No. 37 STATIONS. No 32[No.38 No 36 No. 74. No."78LvJacksonville.

i distribute the salt before I West Florida cannot produce all the .
prefer; you can hay she needs and have plentyto .. ,. 1055AM1250PM) I 715PM LVW ralm .... A ...... 7 15U1
i the butter is taken out of the good Ar Sl. Augustine 1155AM 2 OOPM 815PM .. Riviera. ...... m a b ..... ....... 7 24A.M
: churn. Let the butter stand several spare.In Lv St Augustine ...... 1205PM...... ... .... .. ,West Juj ...... ...... ........ 750A.M"r
I thinkwe Hastings.. .. ...... 1240P.M ...... .... ... Hobe S'1. ..?.. ......,...804A.M
t hours and then work lightly. If any regard to Johnson] grass, .. East Palatka.. ....... 12 55P.M ...... .... ... .. Alicia .... .. .. ; ...... .. 825A.MArPalatka. '
had better be cautious how we ..... ::--- 120P.M- .... Stuart.... ...... a.'CIS"::1i5' ...,.. ........ 838A.MLvP"latka
water 'stands on the butter and does .... ...... 12 30PM ...... .... .;! Jensen .. ...... OCJ. .......... .... 8461M
not to work out well take the fool with it. Bro. Campbell is all .. Eden.......... .. r.o'..CIS.. < ..... ..... .... 8 5-A.M:
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seem up ArSan Mateo.. .. 10 PM..... .... .... CI)
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in recommending it for stock (. : .Ft.Piel.ce.... g t,, ..... ....1000W
moisture with a sponge kept for the right Lv San Mateo.. .........2 40W .,, .; St. Lucie. a Q.:,;::: ....I. .... ... 9 26W
churn as it has got the staying qualities and Ar Ormond Jc't.. ...... 2oop.M ...... .... ?tlelbo'ne. ...... a:b ....:. ........ 125P.M
purpose. Use a barrel or one When it Lv Ormond....".... ...... 228p.M ...... ........ .. Sarno .... ..... .ClSd. ....... ... ....1111A.M
operated on that principle-discard makes good pasture. once .'OrmondJc't. 240P.M ..... ........ .. E'uGnllie. ..... Uw ...... ........ 150P.M
gets hold it will be there forever. So .. Daytona ..... ....,.. 2 51P.M .,.... .... .. Rock'dge c .
any churn that has any dasher arrange- Port Orange. ....... 300PM .... .... Hotels ...... . ........ 11 50Ul
Paddles and dashers inside the if one is going to raise nothing but .?. New Smyrna ....... 5004>> ,. .... .... .. Cocoa..... ...... p.,, . .... .... 322P.M
ment. stock all his life and is sure his chil-- .. Oak Hill..... ...... 3 40P.M ...... ... ..... .. .CityPoint ..... > '" ...... ...... .....1213P.M
churn injure and destroy the grain of .. Titu@ ille..... ........ 7 40A.M .,.... ..... .'Titusville ...... azm: ...... .... 500P.M
dren and every suceeding generationwill City Point... ........ 4 5OP.M ...... .... .... ..Oak IItIl ...... CI) ..... .. .. 116P.M
the butter.-Southern Farm Gazette. and all the .?. Cocoa.. .. .... ....... .9 50A.M .. ? .... Ar N Smyrna ... .. 8.s:;; ...... .... .... .7 3OP.M
do the same neighbors .. Rockledge ...Pt Orange ...... .., ...... .... 201P.M
of likewise, Johnson grass will fill the IIotels ..... ..... 5'lOP.M ..... ......... .. Daytona,. ...... a ;:s.... ... 2 09P.M
The Oulture Asparagus.A 'Eau Gallle.... ....... l128A.M ...... ........ ArOrmond J ....: b S a ...... 2OOP.M
York Trib- bill. But I take it that most farmers .Sarno..... ..;......... 5 48PM ..... ........ Lv Ormond. ...... :: farmer asks the "New raise little of and .. Melbourne.... ... 12 lOPM ....... ........ Ormond J ...... oo ...... .... .... 240P.M
une" as to the culture of this estimable want to a everything .. St Lucie ..... .....:. 7 BOP.M ..... ........ Ar E Palatka .. ... w n ........... 405P.M
not all stock. and when once Johnson Ar Fort Pierce... ...... 4: BOP.M ...... ... ..."' :::::: 'd: gj .. .......... :::::-.
J and everywhere popular spring control will find it ...Eden ...... .... ....... 805PM ...... .........LvSMateoI .... .... .... 2 5OP.M
an m .
one
is A grass gets Jensen ...... ... ...... 8.11P.M ...... .... .. :
and the san ..
vegetable, answer : .... .. API a tk a.. .. .!f .._QJ ...... ... 4: 30PM
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elephant on one's hand. One can .. Otuart ..... .. ... 8 19D. .. < -
dy loam soil is best. If the subsoil is .. Alicia' ....... 8 32PM ...... ...... .L v P a 1 a tl(a.. _.,.... 0..00 QJ _......... ..... 3'40 P.M
J make a crop where Johnson grass .. Hobe Sound.- .. 8MP.M...... .... .... Lv Hastings .... a q .. ..... 4OOP.M,
not already porous, it should be loos- with of labor but will it .. West Jupitor. ...... 908P.M...... ........ArStAug'ne.. ) . ... .... 4 55PM
ened with spade or subsoil plow. grows..,. plenty .. Riviera... .. ...... .9 36P.M!....... ...........Lv St Aug'ne 7 OOA.M.I I CI) ---- r Ar W Palm ..... 9 | .... | .... ... |Ar Jack'ville ...... .... .... 6 00PM
Make the soil rich with compost or pay Recently I saw an article written .. .......Deachl.:..... .,....45P.MI......I .... ....I ..18.15A.MI'Z..j&,......,.... ....,... "
rotted barn Make fur-
well manure.
rows five feet apart and ten to twelve by some Texas man saying that there Connections ;via A. & W. Branch.
would be a fortune for the one that
inches deep. Scatter a few inches of
invented an electric machine that
compost into the furrows, fill in as SOUTII OUND. NOUTII nOUND.
would successfully destroy Johnson
much soil and mix well then set the
grass and nut grass. Down in Texas STATIONS. No. 1 No.3. No.- No.STATIONS.. No. 2. No. 4. No. 4.IA .
feet Strong one-
plants two apart. where have had lots of
they --
year old plants are to be preferred.Set experi. V. Nev Smyrna.... -7OOAM330PM- ..... ...... Lv. Tampa........ ...... .... .... 9'45AM: ...... .
will be six ence, I think they have concluded Lake Ilelen....... 8 28A.M 4 15PM ...... .... Kissimmee...... .... 6 50lM'' 1200n.... ....
them so the crowns or that'' it is a "pestiferous weed." I Orange City. ..... 8 52A.M 4 26P.M ...... ...... H Orlando............. 7 40A.M 12 3OP.M ........
inches below the general sur- Ar.OrangeCityJuric 9 OOA.M 4 3OP.M.1 .. .. Winter Park..;... 75.1A.M 12 45PM50PM ........
seven have a small patch of Johnson grass .. DeLand...,.. .. .. 1015AM ..,... .. ....... ." Sanford....... ....,. {9) OOlM 1 ...' ....
face, and then cover with two inches that for the last two I have been "Sanford.... .. ... 1 00P.M5lOP.M; ".." ...... .". DoLand... ......... ... .... .... 3 50PM
\ of soil and another dressing of fine, years .. Winter Park. .... 1 5./P.M) 6 O' P.M ...... ...... .. Orange City Juno.. 12.20PM 445P.M 4o'45P.M
digging up a foot deep and pickingand h Orlando ... ..... 2 10P.Y 6 15P.M ..t. ..... Orange City,...!... 12 28PM 4: 53PM 4 53P.MII
I rich compost. As the plants grow, Kissimmee...... .. 245P.M650P.M .",.. ...... II Lake Helen... .... 1237P.M 515P.M 515P.M
the furrows are gradually filled up burning all the roots I can find Tampa ... .... 5 15P.M 9 48PM ...... Ar. New Smyrna. .. .... 1 2OP.M 6 45P.M 6 45P.M
and still it is omnipresent.I .
level with the surface. The bed All Trains dally between Jacksonville and St. Augustine.
think we had better be careful'howwe' Trains south of St. Augustine dally except Sunday.
cultivated and
should be kept well fool with Johnson'grass.G. Trains 31, 37 and 38, make no stops between Jacksonville and St. Augustine. '
free from weeds. In the fall and Trains 31 and 78 carry Buffet Parlor cars between Jacksonville and West Palm Beach.
A. DANLEY. Train 35' carries Pullman Buffet Sleeping Car en-route from New York to St. Augustine.
every year afterward the tops are 'to Fla. Train 37 Is composed exclusively cars, excepting on Mondays, when train Is

be cut and removed before they shed Washington county, .,, equipped'Pi-oln.&.1"1&IU with?0 ia>0 carrion regular:: Pullman coaches..TVninir&..IlIlIU,," nnrl nuu. "S1r"">"I-'u'e Anlnir cars. on. route _St.W': Augustine to.- Now-.- York.
1 theins d. Cut sparingly the first Sensible Suggestions. via F. C. & P. and Southern Hallway, daily.
third Train 38 carries Pullman Sleeping and Dining Cars, St. Augustine to Now York via At-
cropping season, which is the -- lantic Coast Line excepting on Sundays. '
after planting. Compost and commercial From the Florida Ruralist. Tram 38 Is composed exclusively of Pullman Cars excepting on Sundays, when train Is
coaches.
with regular
I I fertilizer should be worked I can but notice in each number'' of equipped Train 78 carries Buffet Parlor Cars West Palm Beach to Jacksonville, also Pullman
Sleeping Cars en route St. Augustine to :New York via Atlantic Coast Line also Pullman
I into the soil every season, and nitrateof your paper the various questions asked Sleeping; Car en route St. Augustine to New York via F.C. & P. and Southern Hallway.1.
soda should be added annually at and the suggestions, made about fertile Passengers on Trains 31 and 78 have twenty minutes for dinner at Ormond Junction.
This Time Table shows the times at which trains maybe expected to arrive at and depart
the rate of 200 to 300 pounds to the izers, their composition, ete. It is all from the several stations, but their arrival or departure at the times stated is not guaranteed -
acre when the shoots begin to start. very well for the rich 'to talk about therefrom., nor does.the Company hold itself responsible for any delay or any consequences arising

Prepare the bed now and set the commercial fertilizers, but the poor

plants next spring. When the stalks man can read of and wish for them J. R.Vice-Presldent.PARROTT, JOSEPH General RICHARDSON Passenger Agent.,

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A Complete High Grade Fertilizer, Especially Adapted to II I I

EARLY VEGE'rABLES: AND ORAMG 'T: REES': ;

GUARAN'rEED ANALYSIS S II

Ammonia, 4% to 552 per cent. .
Available Phosphoric Acid, 4 to 6 per cent.
Potash (Actual) 6 to 8 per cent.

Equivalent to Sulphate of Potash, 11 to 13 per cent.

',: Made Exclusively from Cotton Seed Meal, Nitrate of Soda, Blood and Bone, Acid Phosphate and Sulphate of Potash.


We also have a large supply of the Celebrated H. J. Baker & Bro.'s Complete Vegetable and Orange Tree Manures Also a Complet| }

Stock of all Agricultural Chemicals, Fine Ground Tobacco Stems, C. S. Meal, Blood and Bone, Fine Ground Bone, Potash, Etc.

WE SEEK THE GROWERS DIRECT AND SOLICIT CORRESPONDENCE. I
Write Us for Prices before Buying. 1 '

'WXEyS&OJXT S5 'I'OO.1.\t.lER,

Jacksonville, Fla. ____THE_ _:__u_ FERTILIZER_____ -HOUSE-:- OIL FLORIDA_ I
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verted into bedding for some animal. profitable tobacco growing (cigar tobacco I Mrs. Mann said that the Bronze tu !
After awhile I got a.mustangand thenI ), I would thank you for some Poultry. key was hardy. She had no troublin .I
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was rich. How I hauled muck as raising them, having lost but thre
and and the fertilizers Edited by 8. S. DeLANOY, Apopka Fla.
and plowed and cultivated and even planted gathered, wmwwwWHAT this year. They were very tam I
went out on the cow ranges and gath- whether commercial or domestic ; A WOMAN CAN DO. small eaters and can be raised in largI
ered cow chips. Then I began to raise ; and lands, high or low, light grayor gangs. She fed the gang five quart .
vegetables. The next venture was a yellow sub-soil, and most profitable Poultry and Butter-making. of corn in the morning and ten quart ;
cow and calf, and, to make a long story place to dispose of it? Any light you Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: of soft feed at night. They rang f
short, in five years I owned twenty can; give me would greatly oblige, What can a woman do in Florida ? wide, and have done excellent servic I
head of cattle, four horses, six hogs, NOAH W. HILL. Why, a woman can do anything any- in devouring the grasshoppers in th<5l'}'|
Bradford Co. Fla. where that is, if she wants to. A ''
a nice flock of hens, and was supply- Lawtey, ; orange grove. She sold a large nuir--'
ing my town with rich milk and my Our issue of October 26 contained woman don't amount to much if she ber of turkeys last season that weighe .
land was producing anything I wanted full'information as to the best soils for don't want to. Of course, there must over twenty pounds and they fetche ::1
.' in the vegetable line which I had a tobacco. Domestic fertilizers are gen- be circumstances favorable to a woman's fifteen cents a pound. She has a co I
ready sale for out of my milk wagon. erally recommended for beginners; success, just the same as for aman's : stant .demand for birds for progagaf j
The last year I have sold $35 worthof cowlot manure, cottonseed meal, etc., success. Take a woman full of ing, and is doing an increasing bust-
pork to our butchers. I only keepa are safest. pride, and she runs after big sleeves: ness and certainly a profitable one. 4,i

limited stock of hogs,just enough to To secure a market you had better full of gossip, and she will run and Mrs. Mann also has a yard o .-I i
have one or two growing and fatten- plant in some locality where* you will gab. But a woman anxious to do her Langshans and a yard of IndianH jl
ing all the while and all this time I have neighbors engaged in the same part will make a mark and a record in Games. These are recommended no i
have never bought an ounce of patent line to produce a crop large enoughto this world if she has a chance. : only for their laying qualities, but for1'.
Gazing over the advertising columnsof
manure. make it worth while for the buyersto the plumpness of their bodies. During -
Some one says animal manure is all visit you. Unless you have a large THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWERI the summer and fall she has had ,
in its but it lacks amount it is well known noticed that Mrs. W. H. Mann, of
right place potash. or throughout plenty of eggs, running from fifty to .
How do you get that? Take some the State, you will have difficultyin Mannville, advertised, among other sixty dozen per week, and now on the
thi gsBro ze turkeys. This was
barrels around to your friends olive selling an isolated crop. increase.
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something Rural wanted to know
town and tell them
in especiallythe To show tbat farming in this Besides to all ot these birds
colored washwomen that if they pays about, so he went over to investigatethe seeing
State the "Gainesville Sun" tells of herself and to the businessof
will save their ashes in good shape an stock and get what information he attending
; Alachua farmer who has this and this stock
county could. advertising selling ,
will give them fifty cents bar-
you rel for them. Just before per want to year gathered 600 bushels of corn, Mrs. Mann has not the enthusiasm she makes from fifteen to twenty
where want you potash 6,000 pounds of Sea Island cotton, of the novice, but rather the knowl- pounds of butter a day, which she
plant a
crop, you
mix a barrel" of ashes with a load of and has fine cane and potato crops. edge and judgment obtained after long readily sells at from thirty to thirty-
well rotted and pulverized stable manure Besides, he has many fat hogs and years of patient labor and love. Sheis five cents: per pound. It can be easily
and see if Irish potatoes or beef cattle. Another account shows in the business for money, and to understood how this lady does over
anything
else don't respond to it and ask where Columbia county farmers have make money, she knows, can only be $1,000 worth of business a year.
no questions about what kind of pot- sold from $40,000 to $50,000 worth of done by attending to business and fill- The most remarkable thing about
ash you gave them. cotton to local buyers since the season ing all of its requirements. Yet she this lady is yet to be told. She is the
opened on September ist.: loves her stock loves her work and mother of six each
Poor man, get a move on you and living boys, one
don't let your yards and fields fill up G. W. Janes has returned from a the way the stock treat her, they appear .- occupying an honorable position in .
with dead grass and leaves and decay two-weeks tour of the counties, visitingthe to be very fond of her. the world. Hon. Frank I. Mann, circuit -
on top of the soil and go off in the air. I Ft. Myers and Manatee region in She has 150 Bronze turkeys and nota clerk of Iroquois county, Illinois
Don't get that handy little stick out of : particular. He made a contract to sick one nor a lame one in the gang. and manager of a 400-acre farm.
your vest pocket and set fire to the' pack 18,000 boxes oranges along the Going out to the pen she called them Hon. James R. Mann is one of the
rubbish and burn it up, but gather it Caloosahatchee river and will beginthe i up, and they came in from every quar- leading lawyers in Chicago, aldermanof
ter, flocking about her like a lot of one of the richest wards and
up and get it in contact with some work on or about the 25th inst. prom-
ammonia and convert it into a fertilizer He says that, owing to the great influx school children about a loving teacher. inently spoken of for governor of that ';
that don't cost from $30 to $50 per into that region of men seeking employment The gang is of this season's hatch, great State. Dr. Wm. Mann, one of
except a few old ones kept for breed- the leading physicians of Chicago and
ton. If this don't go into the waste labor there is plentiful and "
ing. Their feathers were as smoothas in one of the medical col-
basket I will give you some more much cheaper than here.-Leesburg a professor
Commercial. though they had been ironed: they leges. Edward L. Mann, a lawyer in
sometime.A FLORIDIAN BY ADOPTION. Hof were as shiny as silk, and their change- Chicago with a bright suture Hal
New Smyrna, Fla. By Christmas there will be nearly able colors made a dazzling sight as Mann, a professor and teacher in a
.*.... 1,000 negroes at work in the turpen they scrambled over one another to college. Arthur Mann a civil engineer.
Tobacco Queries. tine farms in the north end of Volusia get nearer Mrs. Mann. A young gob- Mrs. Mann is a delightful woman,
Editor? Farmer and Fruit*Grower: county. Most of these negroes are bler, four months old, weighed over and to know her is to love her. Time
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is because she is always ready to do a certain period when fully seventyfive POPULAR POULTRY FARM
those things that are for her to do; to ,eighty per cent want to swarm,
and so modest that she would and will
yet pre- swarm they despite all our
vent the publication of these notes if maneuvering to prevent them. Andit APOPKA. FLORIDA.

she knew anything about them. is best ,that they be allowed to
Keuka, Fla. RURAL. swarm, when they reach this conditionfor .r TH01 oUGI1 r ED .;. ...

...... if rightly good
managed fully as INDIAN GAMES.Good .
Pure Bred Plymouth Rooks.! results can be obtained in way of sur-
General Purpose Fowl. Best Table Fowl known
Nearly all the so-called Plymouth plus honey, as though swarming had
Rocks used by farmers seem to have' been prevented and one has the ad- BLACK MINORCAS.Greatest .

been bred without regard to purity.It I vantage of the normal increase.!': layer of large,White Eggs.

should be borne in mind that the In running one's apiary for liquid BLACK LANGSHANS.General .

slightest trace of a feather on the honey, what few colonies swarm natu- purpose Fowl, Best Asiatic for Florida
shank of a Plymouth Rock is an evi- rally (and this will not exceed three to
dence of impurity. It should have a five per cent if properly cared for), FOWLS FOR SALE. 8: EGGS IN SEASON.

straight, single comb, and the plumage should be hived on full sets of empty A few Cockerels at $r 50 and $2 oo. Will cot more next month Buy now and save 50 per
Fowls at rates. One half the usual cost.
should be free from white or black combs or full frames of foundation.And cents. shipped single express

,"feathers. It happens, however, that here I would say when (full sheetsof MEAT MEAL, CRYSTAL GRIT, OYSTER SHELL, ETC.
many Plymouth Rock pullets have comb foundation are used in the s. S. DeLANOY. PROP.Having .
dark legs and beaksbut the dark coloring frame, no matter under what conditions .

becomes lighter as they approach that they should always be Supported other property will sell my Orange and Poultry Farm located on LakeApopka. 18
maturity, and are nearly yellow when by at least three or four, No. Acres, 12 in Grove. Good building, stock,implements. etc. Bargain price. Terms easy; or will
exchange for well located property. Write.
the pullet becomes a hen. 30 wires running horizontally, besides
. being well attached to the top bar of

frame, for unless thus well securedthe
Apiary.Edited ENTERPRISEBONE
. foundation is liable to fall out
when the the bees cluster upon it to '
by A. F. BROWN, San Mateo, Fla. ( SHELL!
draw it out into combs. The heat ,
.To whom all communications relating to this within the hive at this stage makes the M I' LLS
J'_ department should be sent. foundation very tender, and easily I and CORN

gets loose unless well secured. It For farmers, poultrymen, etc. Will grind everything-almost. CapacIty -
APIOTJLTTJRAL ITEMS-NO.6. must be kept in mind bees require a ft 1% bushels corn per hour. Best general Mill you can buy. Soon
&' temperature of 90 to 100 within the Price 94.ov. At all hardware and general stores. Send for Catalogue that tells about it and
Swarming. other things that you want and need. ENTERPRISE MFG.CO.,3d&:Dauphin Sts.,Phlla.
hive to work wax and build combs,
Editor Farmer and FruitGrower.In and the delicate sheets of fountationare
running one's apiary for liquid
extremely tender in this temperature. -
honey very little natural swarmingneed ly're-swarm: within a short time. But I have it in my apiary, broughthere

be expected or allowed. The To return to our swarms for liquid if hived in a cool; empty hive and a in some colonies bought ot a

conditions under which bees swarm honey. After being hived and placed shade, a board or a green bough, is neighbor. It is of the utmost impor-
:, are then easily controlled. tance that all bee keepers be warnedof
upon any convenient stand, the super placed over the hive for the first day,
1 Colonies seldom throw off swarms for surplus honey isgiven at once, and they feel satisfied, very soon com- its presence that they guard againstits
unless the hive is well populated witha approach and stamp it out at once
they are then treated as any other established mencing work: ; and at the end of 24
strong force of both young and old colony, the set surplus" ombI to 36 hours, having cooled down their if it makes its appearance.I .
bees, and:one other condition, lack of of their fastas excitement and settled down to the
being emptied honey as am, carrying on an extensive cor-
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empty comb: space to store their I. filled and ripened. regular business of making a new respondence with experts and scien-
honey in. Just as soon as a hive be- I home, the surplus cases can be given I tists in relation to the, matter and
crowded with bees brood and SWARMS FROM COLONIES RUN FOR
,comes and the bees too to
are only happy shall give the bee keepers the benefit,
honey, the inmates are quick to realize COMB HONEY. take and continuethe
possession again at as early a date as possible, throughthe
'r..' ? .:: that they must emigrate for more These should be hived on the old work to completion, which under agricultural of the State.In .
\fl-'.':\ roomy quarters, providing it is a propitious original stand from whence they is the conditions the colony is now the meantime,papers if in a hive the cap-

" ,'r ,season and honey coming inn sued, and the parent hive moved to a placed in advances rapidly. The ma pings over of the brood are
any
){n :" freely, and this condition is what is new stand. We do this to secure all jority of the bees work in the supers shrunken and have pin holes in them

it.' termed the "swarming fever" taking the flying field bees in the new colony, owning to the work being further ad- and the brood is found to be dead,
possession of an apiary. as it is the one to give us our surplus vanced and also it being at the top of turned of a brown color ,and is ropy,
Now, by the prompt removal of the honey. These swarms should be hivedin the'hive, where.all the heat goes from with the smell of old glue, let the bee
surplus honey as fast as the hive becomes a single story hive, having five or below. keeper study strict economy by stop

filled and, the honey ripened, six frames, with a one-inch starter of The queen not being able to go ping up the entrance to the hive, after
the bees find all their attention diverted comb foundation along the top bar. above owing to the presence: of the night when every bee is inside, and
to the refilling of their empty The remaining space in the hive shouldbe queen-excluding honey board betweenthe then burning the whole business, bees,
combs. And unless they have already filled up with wooden dummies, two stories, is forced to stay be- hive and combs.

contracted the swarming fever pre- which are merely boards the outside low and a small force of bees will con- The will be the
vious to the removal of the honey, dimensions of the frames seveneighthsof tinue the completion of the combs as ing of the great disease danger to the wild bees spread-of

they are not going to swarm until an inch thick, and having a regulartop started by the entire force the first the woods. If this is prevented we
these empty combs have been filled. bar of frames nailed on one edge, day. These will gradually be built
it out modern
as research -
can soon stamp ,
Thus it is readily seen where we run so as to hang in the hive the same as out into full combs and filled with makes it possible to easily cure

for liquid honey it is easy to control any ordinary frame. In twentyfourto brood, the number being limited to the disease where within reach if
: the amount of swarming by close attention thirty-six hours after hiving the five. The queen can keep pace with !'promptness, and extreme care are usedin ,

!: to the surplus apartment of swarm in the hive as above described, I! the builders and thus the securing of keeping all infected material out of
:; >' the hive. that it has the from the hive
some
Always see surplus cases parent all worker combs or, in other words the of healthy colonies.I .
empty comb space for the storage of should be transferred to the swarm, breeding combs, where if the work way
'and the work of will hope that the State papers will
honey. completion go on progressed much in advance of the
Mark: well I comb without further Some copy or at least spread notice of the
say empty space interruption. egg laying of the queen the bees
and not empty space to have combs advocate giving these surplus cases at would soon go to constructing store presence of this disease in this sectionof
built therein for it hap the but I Florida, to put the bee keepers on
frequently o'nce upon hiving swarm, or drone combs, being larger cells
pens bees would rather, swarm after find it is much better to wait twenty- and more rapidly guard and cause them to fondly them
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reaching a certain condition than con- four to thirty-six hours, otherwise the built.A.. F. BROWN. selves' with Dr." Wm. R. Howard's:
tinue building combs wherein to store colonies frequently reswarm. "Foul Brcod, published by Geo. W.
their surplus honey in the parent hive. It should be remembered that the York & Co., Chicago, Ill. The priceI
Foul Brood in Florida.As do know but think it is
not twenty-
when in the of
This is readily seen we come to activity issuing a swarm
run our apiaries for comb honey when brings the bees and the whole interiorof an item of the greatest impor- five cents. The work pretty well
the bees have to construct all the the hive up to a fever heat, tance to the apiarists of this State, covers the ground, but I will try to

combs for storing their surplus honey. and when promptly hived and the you may say over my signature that give them a few additional facts,
With few exceptions they seldom fail I surplus cases transfered at once to the the dread disease, foul brood, has now gleamed from other sources, a little
to enter the surplus apartment, build I new hive the heat remains and the appeared, for the first time to my later.-W. S,, Hart, in Halifax Jour-

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I Home.wmwmw girl 'will carry in the folds of her
,j State News. Our Rural bloomers an effectual instrument to SCOTT'SCARBODIGESTIVE!

1 _-_ _ _ _ _-_ prevent and forestall insult and injury
1y j y The largest-a do t valuable con Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS, whenever such a thing is necessary.

;. signment of sponge that was ever shipped I St. Thomas Fla. She will never be expected to become
wrrflWuWflWJmWJW
II from here was sent to PhIladel- '!wife mother cook
Lines.TO nurse, seam-:
phia yesterday morning. It consisted stress, and scrub generally, for the COMPOUND.J

I I. of 119 bales, valued at about $6,000. MY SON, STANLEY N. G., sake of being supported."
I It was shipped by W. W. K. Decker. M. CHESEBRO.

I -West Coast Truth. I have you with me once again, Plummers, Fla. Positively the one Remedy for the treat-
! The vim and creditable enterprise But, oh, so changed since, years ago, ..... ment of
: of Mr.\ O. H. Kelly the "Times" would You turned your footsteps westward, The Old'Man on the Defensive.For .
, endorse. Through Mr. Kel. when ''NERVOUS 'EXHAUSTION
heartily Your youthful heart was all aglow.If Our Rural Home. ,
ly's efforts the manufacturing of terra we could turn and gather all "r
Solomon prayed for wisdom and the
cotta flues, caps, house blocks, pave- The years that dropp'd along life's Simple and Aggravated forms of
Lord it to him. Solomon had
ments, stone flower pots, etc., ,is goingon track, gave
in the heart of the city. Much of Which would we wish to first recall, three hundred wives and seven hun- Dyspepsia and Palpitation'of the Heart
Which would now welcome dred concubines.
is years you
Carrabelle
the sand with which so I
back? I do not pretend to be as smart as
abundantly blest, is being utilized ,Does your food sour after eating? Are
Solomon. What Solomon knew about
thereby. The articles are made in 'Tis sweet, 'tis sad, 'tis painful joy you easily confused and excited ? Do
endless variety, very" firm, and calcu- 'To'see you by my side'again; women, would be worth more to this you get up in the morning tired and un-
lated to withstand any exposure. The It brings dear mem'ries of the boy. restless age than all the knowledge of refreshed, and with a bad taste in" the
in its in- 0, that they must all grow to men; all the smart men-Alexs and smart- mouth ? '
enterprise is comparatively And if I were to have my choice, : Alicky-women, new and old, in this Is there a dull cloudy sensation, "attended
fan cy.Carrabelle Times. 4nd could recall some vanished years, whole by disagreeable feelings in the
An organization to be known as the Surrounded by my girls and boys, country. head and eyes ?. ,
Growers' Associawas Sometimes in smiles, sometimes in Solomon's ideal woman was a married Are you,irritable,and restless ?
DeLand Tobacco tears- woman. A wife, and the motherof Does your heart thump and cause you
formed Wednesday morning. The children. A grand old fashion, old to gasp' for breath'after climbing a'flight

purpose of the association is to go intoas Those are the years I'd bring again, time woman, hard .to find among the ; of stairs? .
well as encourage the growing of What mem'ries sweet around them Does it distress vou to ,lie on the left
of the
new women day.
present
the finest kind of Cuban leaf tobacco. cling! side?
elected What hopes have lived and died since Who can find a virtuous woman ?. Have you impaired memory, dimnessof
Ex-Mayor J. E. Bigelow was then! for her price is far above rubies. vision,'depression d'and gloomy
President, Judge Stewart Treasurer, What cherished joys have taken wing! The heart of her husband doth forebodings ?
and Senator Bielby Secretary and Yet, why recall those dead years, still I safely trust in her, so that he shall These symptoms mean that you are
general manager. It is desired to in- God holds the days that yet may fall suffering from Dyspepsia and Nervous
have need of
no spoil.
the to 100 acres, to be For us-we make them good or ill- Exhaustion.
crease acreage Let's make the present best of all. She will do him gocd'and not evilall There is no other remedy extant that
and
planted the coming season, any October, 1895. MINNIE G. MILLS. the days of her life. [ has done so much for this class of' troubles -
responsible man can join with from asSCOTT'S
---aThe' She seeketh wool and flax and
one to any number of acres. The "New Woman." ,
worketh willingly with her hands. ;
growing, curing, packing ,and sellingof For Our Rural Home. She is like the merchant's ships; she CANTO-DIGESTIVE.
the tobacco will be under the
News.super- Though an old fogy in many respects bringeth, her food from afar. COMPOUND,
vision of
an expert.-DeLand I hail with joy the advent of I' She'riseth also while it is yet night

To illustrate the profitableness of the the new woman. She will never wear and'giveth meat to her household, and ,
If has resisted the usual
business of growing bananas, I will pants to any extent, I feel sure, thoughshe a portion to her maidens. methods your of case treatment we are particularly
mention the experience of Mr. JohnC. will wear bloomers when out doors She considereth a field,and buyetrj anxious to have yon give this compounda
Michael on his place in township and the time honored '''kind of dress it; with the fruit of her hands she trial.

31. In 1887 he planted one acre in her grand mother wore in the kitchen planteth a vineyard., We guarantee relief in every case 'arid
the Cavendish variety. Sixteen months and parlor. Hereafter the well dressed She girdeth her loins with strength will cheerfully refund your money shouldour
remedy fail to produce the most gratifying -
after planting he sold from that one fool, "will not take the pick of the and strengtheneth her arms. results.

acre $475 worth of fruit, which amount boarding school." From having She perceiveth that her merchandise Please remember that the appellationPatent '

represented the net to him. Twelve earned money, when she marries she is good; her candle goeth not out 'Medicine does not apply to

months thereafter his income from will not tease "hubby" 'for a silk dress by night. Scott's Carbo-Digestive Compound.

that acre was a little over $300. The when she knows he cannot afford to She layeth her hands to the spindleand It is a prescription put up by a leading
late Mr. E. L. Gray did as well about buy it. She will not be anxious to her hands hold the distaff. physician who has made stomach and

the same time. If there are doubting I marry for a home. She will not be ina She 'stretcheth out her hand to the nervous troubles a specialty for years.

g Thomases around, all they have to do I hurry to marry the user of tobaccoor : poor; yea, she reacheth forth her We all court physicians investigation to write and us earnestlyurge for the

is to apply at Woodley and the proofs diluted alcohol as she will fear the hands to the needy. formula of SCOTT'S CARBODIGESTIVE -

will be forthcoming.-Indian River evil effects of their use on the future She is not afraid of the snow for COMPOUND, which we will mailon

Advocate. generation. When she goes into her household; for all her householdis application, that they may satisfy

Plant City is supplying just now the politics the liquor saloon and the cigar clothed with scarlet. excellent themselves virtues.of its harmless character''and

I up country markets with quantities of store will be banished to the obscure She maketh herself coverings of

eggplant, snapbeans, okra and some side streets and placed under_ close_ ___ tapestry; 'her clothing is silk and 'pur- Scott's Garbo-Digestive CompoundIs

English peas, cucumbers, tomatoes police'surveillance. The man who getsa pIe. [ the most remarkable remedy'that
and squashes. Every evening the ex license to sell liquor must get her Her husband is known in the gates, science has produced. It has succeeded

press platforms of both depots are consent and not everyone will be able, when he sitteth among the elders of where all other remedies have iled.
piled high with crates of these vegeta. to do that. None but women M. D.s the land. Sold by druggists everywhere. $l;00
bles. The returns so far this season will be licensed to'' practice obstetrics. She maketh fine linen and ,selleth it; per bottle. Sent to any address in

have been very satisfactory, and even She will monopolize the street clean- and delivereth girdles unto the mer' America Don't forget on receipt that of we price.cheerfully refund

some fancy returns have been received, ing business in the cities, the drug and chants. your money if results are not satisfactory. -
such as $2.00 to $2.50 per crate for stationery stores.Thousands Give her of the fruit of her :hands; Order direct if your druggist does
eggplants. Even at $1.00 per crate of highly educated and let her own works praise her in not have it.Address"all.

clear is good money and money easily young women have graduated from the gates. orders to

made by the growers. The, yield is first class colleges within a few years With the above impressive description CONCORD CHEMICAL 'MFG."CO.
most abundant, one man from less and a large majority ot them '''preferthe of the exemplory wife Solomon ,

than two acres of egg plants, pickedand management of a home to bringup ends the last chapter of the book of TOPEKA, KAS.
For sale by J. E. Kirk & Co., Main and For-
packed 198 crates, and this was children that shall be a comfort Proverbs. syth streets,Jacksonville.
his first picking. Others in this vicin and an honor to their old age. Every With such a wife, a man might be

ity are doing equally as well, and 'on right minded man must welcome the a failure as a husband, but ,such a 500 BOOKS, ETC., FREE..
all the varieties of vegetables mentioned well educated well developed "new woman could almost make a decent
above. If the cool fingers of woman." We will make a great gain' man out of a stick. Send souvenir ten cents of the and Cotton get by,States return and mail,Interna-a beautiful --

Jack Frost will stay away from this lo- on all the former ages because im Minnie Gilmore Mills agrees with tional Exposition, postage prepaid, and your
name and address printed in the Atlanta Journal
cality until after Christmas, our truck provement will be provided for, years Solomon when she advises the good of Commerce's special "Mail Order Directory"that

growers will have recovered--and before the cradle will be needed. housewives that there is somethingelse order will firms go to who exhibitors will send and you hundreds sample of books mail,

have some to sparehorn: 'their lossesof There will be no need of mobs. to for married women to do besides papers, etc., FREB. .

last winter.-Plant City Courier. avenge injured 'girlhood, but every scrub and drudge. JOURNAL,oCCOMMn Atlanta CU, Ga.,

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895. THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROCER. 729

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I have been put on half rations byny brie-a.brae and potted ferns are made Process of Canning Sweet Potatoes.

wife for writing that article on from white linen, embroidered either Canning sweet potatoes is becoming Completely Paralyzed.
'The Old Man: and the New Woman." in white or colored Asiatic filo floss.I quite an industry with the factories in -

Today I thought I would eat all I Covers for small stands' and afternoontea this city. Most of these works are PHYSICIANS( ARE ASTONISHED) HY

ould, drink, write this article and be tables are made from a somewhat now busily engaged in this line. Per- A PECULIAR CAS}. .
erry, for if I do not die to morrow, heavier linen, embroidered with Roman haps a few words on the process of
may lose the other half of my rationsf floss or outlined with Asiatic etch- canning them as done by the Cumber- A Young Man Stricken ,with Lawlry's

this is published.W. ing silk. land Packing Company would not be Paralysis and yet Recovers. .
A. R. ROBERTSON. Some very artistic designs are illus- amiss : The potatoes are first washed
trated in Brainard & Armstrong's, new clean in cold water and then taken in (From the Times: Philadelphia, Pa.) .

Crocheted Saohets. book on doilies and center-pieces, the baskets to the large tanks and Stricken with Landry's Paralysis and
or Our Rural Home: which every ,lady interested in em- placed in, baskets and potatoes, and yet cured. That means very little to the
When for Christas should the the lids fastened down. Here average layman but it means a miracleto
making your gifts broidery possess, cost being ? theygo a physician. Such is the
experienceof
do not forget to include a few of a mere trifle, 10 cents for the book [!: through the steaming process, and 0. E. Dallimore now a resident of

I hese dainty trifles. and 4 cents to cover postage, by send- are then taken out, put on trays and Mad.son, N. J., and a rare experience it
For the first one, which is a pair of ing directly to the manufacturers, 99 women skin them. TLey are then is.
tockings, use black Victoria knitting Union street, New London, Conn. ready for packing in cans. As manyas "Yes, its" true that I had Landry's
said
Mr. Dallimore
ilk. accustomed to the This useful little has can be in whole Paralysis, to a reporter -
conveniently
I Any one pamphlet over put ," or else the most celebrated phy-
se of the crochet hook can easily fifty illustrations, showing many beau- are done, so, and the can is filled and sicians of London were mistaken.
I lape'the stockings. tiful designs in doilies for all table sealed. The process is simple, but "It was on the 15th of March, this
I Make them! about three inches long purposes, ranging (from the tiny ones the potatoes keep nicely and find a year," he continued, "when I was in '
rom top to toe. With gold-colored for butter plates to the more elaborate ready sale in the winter season. New York city, that I first felt the symp-
toms of trouble. I experienced diffi-
I hip cord crochet' silk, clock the sides center pieces, besides giving minute Bridgeton, New Jersey, News. culty in my going up stairs my legs failing
I f the stockings and simulate garters directions for making many different --.. ..--_- to support me. I consulted a physicianwho
I short distance from the top. embroidery stitches which enable the Housekeeping and Homemaking. informed me that I had every symp-

I Fill them with dark colored wad novice to cultivate the art without the Housekeeping is not always homemaking tom of Locomotor Ataxia, buf as the case
developed he
it
pronounced a case of
I incr: well sprinkled with sachet pow- help nf a teacher: and the modern i
woman and
is Landry's Paralysis knowing the
I ifaerr Crochet a narrow lace edge of The afternoon teacloths which I beginning to find it out. To live for nature of the disease advised me to start

i he gold-color silk, gather it into two have in mind are Nos. 35 and 36, the the house and its glory is one mode of for my home and friends. I gave up my
: osettes and fasten them in the tops of work and on'April 1st started for London,
first being a design in jonquils, the existence. Another mode is to make
Onto A well-known physician was con-
i I he stockings. other a design of crysanthemums and the house exist for the sake of the sulted'but I''grew rapidly worse and on
: Tie the stockings together with bay graceful scrolls. They are both high. people who are to adorn it. The Saturday.April,7, several eminent physi-
: ;> ribbon, leaving few inches with a ly artistic, and would make an accept- former is housekeeping; the latter is cians held a consulation on my case and
)ow to suspend them by. able present to any lady for the adorn- homemaking. You can disern the informed me that I was at death's door,
The next is pair of mittens made having[ but three to six days to live, stillI
a
ment of her home. Two, very hand- difference between a home and a
'' lingered on, by this time completely
'f color of Hamburgknitting silk,
any some center-pieces are shown from house directly on entering a domicile paralyzed, my hands and feet being dead,
i ight blue with white trimmings looks illustrations Nos. 6 and 7. The first if you are half way observant. You I could hardly whisper my wants and
veil. Crochet a close band for the being a morning glory design, roundin can tell by the books and the tidies could only swallow liquids. Oh, the
i wrists and a flaring shell pattern abovet. shape, having the scolloped edges and the arrangements of the divans misery of those moments is beyond all
decription'and death would really have
white silk work lines on the button-holed with Asiatic Honitonsilk. and the lamps. The real state of been welcome visitor.

.tacks of the mittens and a shell edgeto The flowers, leaves and buds things is in the atmosphere and is as .Now a comes the part that has as-
( fill up the wrists. are arranged in wreath shape. disernible as though written on the tounded the physicians. Rev. Mr. Gon-
ij After filling the mittens with powdered The second center-piece has a wall. dy, a clergyman who visited me in my
white cotton draw a white ba- simpler edge to be button-holed, the last hours, as he supposed, told me of the

liby ribbon> in and out' through the floral design being clusters of bache- For the Wise but Wide Woman. marvellous been performed cures by of Dr.paralysis Williams'that Pink had

close part of the wrists and tie in lor's buttons strewn carelessly upon The woman who is hampered by a Pills for Pale People. I started to take
[bows on the backs. Use some of the the lin which, when embroidered in superabundance of "too, too solid the pills about April 28, and a week after
:same ribbons to suspend them by. their natural color, are very pretty. flesh," that will not melt in spite of that felt an improvement in my condi-

D 1 Another crochet sachet is in the Asiatic filo is more,suitable than Roman care and exercise, is very much puzzled tion.in There the limbs was a that warm had, tingling.been entirely sensation -

[:shape of an oblong pillow with nar- floss for center-pieces. oftentimes as to the manner in dead and I.soon began to move my.feet
row crocheted lace fulled around the ELIZABETH. which' she may most effectively clothe and hands. The improvement continued
''edge. Use white Honiton lace silk this excess avoirdupois so as not to until May 28, when I was.. taken out of
for the cover and lace and finish the Bird Pie. call attention to it. the bed for a drive and drove the horse
:[corners with bows of blue baby rib One thing she who is at once wise myself., By the beginning of July I was
Clean and parboil the birds, and if able to walk up stairs alone and paid a
;bon. I and wide has already learned, and thatis visit to Niagara.
large, cut in halves. Season the liquor
I A very .pretty sachet is crochetedin and thicken it slightly with flour wet not to draw her clothing tightly 'Slowly but surely I gained my old
the of hand-bag using her health and strength, leaving Ontario for
. ; shape a about her, as that only accentuates
in cold the birds
whip cord crochet silk of any desired water. Arrange size but to have loose draperies that New York on October 11 and beginningmy
round the edge of a deep round dish, work again on October 20(), 1894.
Crochet the lower of the
color. conceal the outlines. Another
part with the feet all turned toward the skillfully Cured of Landry's Paralysis in eight
bag in any pretty stich, at the top centre and the breasts Cover with thing she knows, and that is that months." To confirm his story beyondall
E leave space for a drawstring, and fin- up. she must not wear lustrous materials, doubt, Mr.\ Dallimore made the follow-
the and dot with
liquor, a teaspoonfulof
ish with a row of shells. Draw two as they only add to the apparent stout- ing affidavit:
butter for each bird. inch-
Lay an
baby ribbons through from opposite Sworn and snbscribed before me, December -
sides to draw up and suspend it by. wide strip of paste around the edge of ness. .... 3, 1894. AMOS C. RATHBUN.
the dish, wet this and cover with a [Seal.;]] Notary Public.Dr. .
The ribbon should contrast with the
crust rolled a little larger than the dish. STATE OF OHIO, CITY OF TOLEDO, ) Williams' Pink Pills contain all tho
bag. The lower edge of the bag may Cut a cross in the centre of the crust LUCAS COUNTY. }J yg elements necessary to give new life and
be finished with a fringe of the silk if FRANK J. CHENEY makes oath that be richness to the blood and restore shat-
and let the edges of cover and rim of F. J tered They are for sale by all
desired. R. E. M. is the senior partner of the firm : nerves.
...... just come together. Throw the full- CHENEY & Co., doing business in the druggists or may be had 1.by mail from
Gifts for the Holidays.For ness of the crust back into the centre, City of Toledo, County and State afore- Dr. Williams Medicine\ Company, Schenectady -
Our Rural Home. and press the two crusts together said, and that said firm will pay the sum N. Y., for 60 cents per box, :or
The gift-making season is almost slightly a little way from the edge, of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each six: boxes for $2.50. (

here, and with it comes the' question, and press down between the birds. and cured every case by the of use CATARRH of HALL'S that OATAIWII cannotbe ...fThe -

: "What are you making for Christmas Bake in a hot oven about half an CURE. Leghorn.For .

;1: ?" hour, or until the crust. is nicely Sworn to before me and subscribed in Our Rural Home.
Embroidered linen is without doubt browned. my presence,'this 6th day of December, notice you have strong leaning to

the most popular as well as most at- Very small birds may be stuffed A. D. 1886. the Leghorn in poultry. Am very fond

tractive work among the ladies this with oysters. Onions and parsleywill "" '" A. W. GLEASON, of them myself ; are certainly great

season. give variety to the seasoning, and { SEAL j-f Notary Public. egg-layers, but almost utterly impossible -

Fine white linen 'embroidered by parboiled potatoes, or slices of hard- L .... to keep within bounds. If you
hand is made into nearly evey article of boiled ,eggs will help out when there} Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internallyand value your vegetable garden, a bird
acts directly on the blood and mu- that a four-foot fence will confine will
from is but little be
use, a dancing slipper to a pho meat. Pigeons may
for
surface. of the Send
tograph frame, and continues in high stuffed as for roasting and the flavor testimonials cous free. system. save you many an anxious thought,

favor ,for. the parlor and dining table. varied by browning the birds in butter F. CHENEY &.CO., Toledo, O. and your good man from condemning

Very dainty mats for vases, lamps, before: baking.{ t -Sold by Druggists, 75c. poultry in general. C. G.



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730 1'.Ilk FLORiDA HARMER AND FKDIT-GBOWBK. NOVEMBER 1(

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Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower gone-or turned tobacco grower-but, the distribution of crops, and that des- most of the crop rots on the grou

the producer, the maker of bone and erts are barren, as a rule, because of and the trees must follow my pe

I Street A Weekly, Jacksonville.Newspaper Fla. published at .16 Main muscle, the home-builder, has made i the lack of a proper water supply, and orchard.

an immense gain. What money we I that where moisture is supplied, eitherin I In 1886, when the freeze killed '

TERMS Oif SUBSCK1FT1ON make for awhile now will stay at I the oasis or artificially by irrigation, damaged so many orange trees, .

I For One Year ...............................'2.00 home. (No disrespect to the ab even the most extensive deserts may railroads promptly advanced rates
I For Six Months...... .... .............. ..n. x.oo sentees either who have invested produce abundant Changingseasons / cent. Then
i In Foreign Countries ... ................... 3.00 crops. oranges 33 per aion
Subscriptions in all cases cash in millions in Florida, and whom the have notoriously more effect here we planted peaches-20,000

advance. No discount allowed on one's FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER is proudto upon the crop than is ordinarily obtained more-and they grew and bore sple

own subscription(except in a club), but to number as nearly one half of its through artificial fertilization." idly.. So we prepared to plant mo ;

all he allowed agents a on liberal all subscriptions cash commission obtainedby will roll of subscribers.) It is argued further that plowing When we shipped our peaches the ra*

them. Write for terms. Not that we believe this conditionof year after year to a depth of a few roads took the money, and we ab

To every new subscriber we will send, things will be permanent at all-far inches leaves a hardpan which is ren doned planting more and grubbedour

postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Gardening {from it. Florida is making prodigious dered harder than it was in a state of bearing orchards. Our vegeta

in Florida." For two new sub- efforts to return to her first-born and nature by the tramping of the team grounds are grown up to grass or pla

scribers postpaid,, at a $2.00 copy of each Moore's, we will"Orange send, most renowned industry. The whole and the pressure of the plow; and ed to forage for our mules. Our

Culture." peninsula, even into the Everglades, that the roots of plants cannot pene- ange groves are dead, and now the r

Rates of advertising on application. and the best parts of California have trate this hardpan and the deep watersof roads have, with alacrity, jumped o

Remittances should be made by check, been searched for material to restore the earth cannot rise up throughit. our poor, half-dead persimmons w

postal to note order money of order or registeredletter the groves. The extraordinary priceof Hence eventually comes exhaus- both feet and stamped the life out

fifty dollars a thousand has been tion of soil through this skinning or them.

FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER paid for Tangerine bud-wood this skimming of it and the lack of water I would like to stay in Florida, b

Jacksonville Fla. summer. which is the universal solvent and the in solemn truth, I do not know o I

Instead of the long trains, three or feeding medium of plants. crop I can grow that will sell for c

CONTENTS.A four times a day, loaded with oranges'and The argument in a nutshell is that of production. I

running swiftly-let us give the subsoiling renders the under strata of The State seems prostrate under
Tree Protector; Banking: and Other Devices railroads credit for that-there is now the soil like a sponge, capable of hold- feet of railroads and razor-backs. 7 1 I
; Influence of the Moon on Budding;
To Make Plums! Fruit; Fertilizing Guavas; one train daily, partly filled with phos- ing the waters of the rainfall and per railroads promptly kill every indust

Blackberries; Ramie; Water Hyacinth..... 723 phate and rosin and fish. The trans mitting them to ascend to the roots and our Legislature devotes its time ;

{I LIVE STocK-Dairy in the South; Early Corn portatiqn companies will feel this win- when needed; whereas a hardpan protecting the razor back. 0, wh

and Razorbacks; Angora Goats in Florida; ter the buffetings of an empty stomach, sheds the waters off and retains no is Moses? DUDLEY W. ADAMS.

A New Industry............ ....:'........... 724 and there is bound to be a reductionin reserve for a time of drouth. Tangerine, Fla.

Churning; Asparagus; Native Grasses Best; rates before months roll round. This reasoning is undoubtedlysound For time d]
Sensible Suggestions........................ 725 many some Mr. Adams has
The frost of last winter has cheap and we gladly give. the fullest written anything for our columns co
POULTRY-What One Woman Is Doing.........
725
ened land and recognition of the importance of sub-
immigrants are coming !' plaining of transportation rates .
APIARY-Apicultural Items No.6; Foul into the State before since soiling. Still must call attentionto
Brood i in Florida................. .... ....;. 727 as never we fore the recent freezes he was raisi
the flush times" of the seventies and some exceptions, for subsoiling is fine of and selling that
crops oranges
OUR RURAL HOME-The New Woman; The
Old Man on the Defensive... .............. 728 early eighties. But there is a wide not everything everywhere.In good prices, sometimes running
Crocheted Sachets; Gifts for Holidays; Bird difference; then they pioneered with the arid regions of the remote to $6 or $8 a box for choice fruit in t'

3 Pie; Canning Sweet Potatoes; Housekeeping the piano, now they pioneer with the west no amount of subsoiling, how- spring. The kaki is a fruit

and Housemaking; For the Wise but ever beneficial, could obviate the ne known to many people outside

Wide ............ .,... 729 plow.We have high authority for saying cessity for irrigation. Where the Florida, and it cannot command

KDiTORiAL-The Outlook; Passing of the that the last Legislature would have mellowing influence of the frost extends markets of the world, as the oran

i+ Plow; Another Nail in the Coffin, ,.,....... 730 enacted a statute requiring the fencingof to a depth of several feet sub does. A rate of $1" 22 per hundr ii

Markets; November Literary Notes; St. swine if it had not been for the freeze soiling would not be as much neededas is
doubtless
Louis Markets.... .... ........... .... 731 pounds too high for a iru
which disturbed men's minds as to the in sections where theground: is not selling no better than this does in t|
Florida's Opprtunity; Rice Lands in Florida; future. But it will and other frozen more than a few inches deep.In .
come, North. It is for fruit
Analysis of the Pineapple .... .......... 732 too high any ,
Science for Farmers The salutary legislation with it. some sections subsoiling should be as we understand it, this is the freig
Young ; Hog at Sen-
eca ,.... ...... .. ........ ........ ............... 733 PSI judiciously combined. with tile drain rate and not the express rate.
The Atlanta Exposition; Laws which Should The Passing of the Plow. age. In orchard cultivation subsoil- The kaki trees at Lawtey, mu

( Be Expunged................ .... .. ..... 734 This is the title of a little pamphlet ing is manifestly impossible. further north than Tangerine, were n a Lastly in most of the light sandy
in Moline Illinois much hurt last winter, and the boJ)i
published being
soils of Florida, an application Of fertilizers have this fall sold hundreds of ,
Weather in Jacksonville. composed of a series of editorial essays quar
or. manure is of much of the fruit to on the trait;
in the "Western Plow- passengers
Week Ending Nov. n, 1895 originally given
more importance than subsoiling; at from five cents i
man." These articles to twenty a quar
were inspired
a : U q :J.9' = by the utterance of Secretary Morton i I though it is true that there are few which was almost clear profit to the{1
a ,
Hers tJ M u situations even in this State where a
'II Kaki have sold well in Jacksonvilthis ;
00 00 :a :a "The plow used by the American
-- - deep stirring of the soil as a nice J
season large ones bringinfive
Nov. 5 .....64 67 69 62 7 66 .54 farmer is a humbug and an enemy to ,
Nov. ......... 67 69 64 5 66 .70 fertility." Like other utterancesof preparation (for annual crops is not cents apiece sometimes ; and the;I
Nov. 7.........67 70 74 65 70 .02 many beneficial. One of these instances -
9 very
were not as really good on j
Nov. 8 .... ....68 68 81 66 IS 74 .01 that eccentric but original official, many
Nov. 9........66 73 84 63 2I 74 0 this is extrava ant and may be found in the sweet offered as the market would ha 1
.. ... one misleading,
N")v.io .6') 71 Ih 67 14 of mellow
74 .4 too
a
Nov II....... ...62 57 Sz 56 6 59 .16 though it may be the charge of dynamite potato; great depth taken. A fruit so little known as th
soil causes the tubers to extend down
- outside of Florida to be
Mean .... .66 68 74 63 11 69 1.47 wh'ch will explode a great many and ought growin
long stringy whereas
a comparatively a small experimentally near
-Total rainfall ancient beliefs of a fossilized, unrea- way, 1
hard bottom forces them to as good market which would not be e;.
A. J. MITCHELL Observer. soning conservatism, and lead to the
sume a more desirable form thickerin
development of valuable truths. pensive to reach.
The Outlook. proportion to their length. Still, there is no doubt that the rai I
The gist of the whole is ,
essay an argument -
roads will have to reduce the rates o f
There is a swell in favor of As
strong ground mov- subsoiling. pre-
them it the
ing through Florida at the present liminary to this an effort is made to Another Nail in the Coffin they ever want to carry j
north of the line to
time which may, probably will, resultin show that climatic conditions, that is, Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: Georgia any e>

substantial progress. The elemental conditions of heat and moisture exert And, as usual, the railroads drive it tent.We do not know where Mr. Ada
upheaval last winter has over- more influence in determing the amount home. Last winter froze to death
will find his Moses unless it is in tat
thrown, at least temporarily, the old and quality of the crops in any given my orange and lemon grove, and one- ing good care of those magnifice I
order of things. The region than is exerted the half of
splendid profits by quantityof my Japan persimmons. So this which he has cominon. .
often made out of have plant food in the soil. In short the I have orange sprouts
oranges van- I year nothing to ship, but a fewpersimmons Still, we would not advise hir
ished-profits which were often car- mechanical and therefore the that the
on crippled
grew be in down kaki
I to a hurry to cut the
ried off to the North to be investedin graphic conditions of the hYdrO-I I survivors. When my first little lot the mockingbirds need the fruit an*

improvements that had been pa- greater or less content of water- are went to the depot I was informed that will for it and they need th

tiently waiting for years, until "our of more importance than fertilizer. | persimmons must go as second class, perches pay, too, until, the tree
grove in Florida begins to bear." A quotation is given from Professor and the rate was $1.22 per 100 poundsto a little larger. orange

Instead of these profits has been Milton Whitney, of the Maryland Experiment Washington, D. C. That is naked, grow

substituted the production of the Station: "I find that it is an I railway, highway robbery, and kills my -a..

staples of life. The speculative orange undoubted fact that climatic conditions persimmon grove as dead as the freeze The Plant City shippers are gettin

grower has "lost his grip" and he is have a very important part to play in'' did my oranges end lemons. So the ood returns for egg plant and okra.





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1896. THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER.. 0flarkets.
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5-barrels grapefruit at 7.00. Also 37 boxes THE

Nassau grapefruit 2.50 to 5.62J; 3 barrelsat

6 62J; 14 barrels Shaddocks at 3.50; 22
boxes Nassau oranges at 2.25 to 2.50. FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA
JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Nov. 15. .
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FRUITS AND PRODUCE. St. Louis Markets. J"ACKSONVII..tLE.

Corrected by Marx Bros. Pears-Eastern Kiefer, slow at 2.25 to The Oldest National Bank in the State.
These are average quotations. Extra choice 2.50 per bbl.California.

lots lots fetch sell lower.prices above top quotations, while poor fruit-Pears 1.75 to 2.25 per CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED, 1894.By .

Grapes, 5-lb basket................... .20 40-lb crate; grapes, Tokay 2.25 to 2.50 per conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
Lemons, Messina, box....... ........ 4.00 40-lb crate; Muscat 80c to 1.10 par 20-lb strength and ability to meet legitimate demands.
Pears, Kieffer, per bbl................ i.oo box. We buy and fell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own
Apples bbl...... .. .... ............. ..3.00103.25 drafts on alt parts of the world. .
English Peas bu..... ... ......... .... 1.60 Oranges-Quiet; Mexican 3.50 to 3.75; We Invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relations, assuring that
Cocoanuts... .... ............. 4.00 Jamaica 3.25.to'3.50. per box and 6.00 per favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention. you your
Peanuts best brand...... ............. 4 to 5
Cabbage. N. Y. each ,............... '.07 to .08 bbl.Lemons. JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
Potatoes, New York, bbl...... ........ 1.65 Quiet; Messina and Palermo i President. Cashier.
sacks .....,........... ...... 1.40 4.50 to 5.00 per box; Malaga 4.00 to 4,50.
Onions, bbl ........... ..to....... 3.00 Bananas-On orders '1.00 to 2.00 Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
sacks... -............. ... .... 1.75 per
. nggs.--. ...-. .lo bunch. .
Tomatoes-New crop Florida selling at GHOIOJS A. N'"o. 1-
'.' VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. 3.50 per 4-basket crate.

Corrected by Davis & Robinson. Cabbage-Home-grown orders l.CO per

Yellow Yams, bush ........ .......... .40 crate; Northern 10.00 to 16.00 per ton. Florida Grown
Sweet Potatoes, ... ...;...... ........ .30 to .40 String Beans-New Southern sold at Orange Trees
Hubbard squash, bbl. .......... .....i 1.50
I.ettuce.doz. ... .... ............. .15 to .30 1.25 to 1.50 forbushel box: and 1.75
Celery, Kalamazoo.... ..........._. .35 to'.50 per bushel box.
Egg Plants bbl .................... 1.50102.00 Green Peas-New Southern sold at 1.20 :FOR.: S.A.L-E.
Tomatoes, crates ..... ...............2.00t0250
Sweet Pepper, bu .. ................... 1.00 perbushel box. .
Okra, bu, ..... .. ..................I.25toI.50 The strawberry season for 1896 may be Grape Fruit, Lemon and Seedless Grape Fruit.All .
Green Beans, crate no demand.. ..;. 50 to .60 said to have opened already. P. M.
Peas, crate................. .... i.oo to 1.50
Turnips, bunch no demand,.. I...... .03 to .06 Kiely & Co. are now receiving very fine trees grown on stock in Florida that was not injured by the freeze. :Buds from 3 to 6 feet
Pumpkins, each} .................. ..... .05 to .10 berries from California, and they claim !straight and well grown. Also choice Abbaka and Golden Queen Pineapple suckers, 15 to 20 inches.
Kershaws, each... ...... ......... .05 to .10 they will be getting them regularly until Satisfaction guaranteed. Correspondence solicited, or call on
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Parsley,per daz. bunches : 20 to .30 the Florida
strawberries in Jan-
Green onions,per doz. bunches....... .15 to .25 appear
Pepper,hot.bushel,...... ............. i.oo uarv, when the season; properly begins.i GEO. WRIGHT,
Sage well cured lb...................... .10 to. 15 How very low prices will precipitatea
Lima Beans, shelled, qt ...... .....to 12 to .15 has ORLANDO FLA.
Hens........ .................-....... 30 to .35 run on stuff been shown in the
Roosters..........-.................-. .25 course of the cabbage market. It is not HEADQUARTERS FOR HIGH GRADE
Broilers.... .......................t..... .IS to .25 very long since it was slow sale at $5.00
Turkeys, per pound,gross.. ......... ,,.io ton. It has climbed until it
Ducks...................... ........... .25 to .35 per suddenly
Geese. ............ ............. .35 to .40 can now be placed at $15.00 per ton GARDEN AND
New Beets per 100 .. .............. none .50 to 1.00 The new cabbage crop may, after all, FIELD SEEDS.Farmers .
WaterCress, per doz. bunches .-... 350.50 find markets next
Cauliflower doz.................. .... i.oo to 1.50 good everywhere
... .. ......... spring. P. M. KIELY.
. Leeks per doz bunches .25 4- and Truckers are roquested to send for my price-list of Field and Garden Seed
Scuppernongs bu none...... ........ 2.00 .
Radishes per doz.......;....... ..... .15 I Two Hundred Bushels Florida Seed Rye. Fifty Thousand Celery Plants.
Cucumbers, crate...... ............." 1.50 to 2.00 November Literary Note.A II I

complete and immediate revolutionof P. F. WILSON SEEDSMAN

New York Markets. transportation methods, involving a ,
reduction of freight charges on grain from
Kieffcr pears irregular; poor, cloudy the West to New York of from 50 to 60 GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA. .
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lots drag, but fancy, bright and clear are per cent., is what is predicted in the No-
in demand, and a few such exceed quo- vember COSMOPOLITAN The plan ':proposes Now: IS 1'iEE: :: rrI: E. "
tations. Per barrel, 1.50 to 2.50; other
using light and inexpensive corru- Send in orders this month for Bud Wood Trees and Roses.We .
l late sort, good, 1.50 to 2.00; Seckel, iron your
cylinders hung
gated slight
on a
to fancy 5.00 to 6.00. Cabbage has can furnish 75,000 Eye buds fordormant'and next spring budding. Orders booked now for
good wire supported on poles from a cross- delivery in October and November First-class buds and true to natr. Standard varieties as follows -
been in moderate_ supply and dull, 2.50 arm-the whole system involving an expense : MAjorca, Jaffa, Ruby Blood, Hart's Late Parson Brown, Tangerine Homossassa. Mediterranean -
to 3.50 per 100. Cauliflower haR been of not more than fifteen hundred Sweet, Satsuma and Grape Fruit. Buds well packed and sent to any part of the State for
but weather unfavorable and sales 60 cents per 100; $5.00 per i.ooo. 10.000 budded Orange Trees 2 to 4 feet high budded on sour and
plenty
dollars a mile for construction. The roll- trifliliata stocks, from i to t% in. at the ground. Buds inserted in the stump at the ground (not in
generally from 2.00 down; only a small ing stock is equally simple and comparatively the roots)and can be protected by banking this winter.
proportion higher. Celery has had a inexpensive. Continuous lines of Peach Pear, Plum, Persimmon, Loquat and Fig Trees. Large three year old White Niagara
slow demand and market weak for quali- Grape Vines.
cylinders, moving with no interval to ROS E9.
offering; fancy large would commanda speak of, would carry more grain in a day Fifty varieties of roses budded and on their own roots. The famous Marechal Neil a specialty.
premium if here. Florida eggplanthas than a quadruple track railway This Our roses have proved to be well adapted to this State. For full particulars send for descriptive
ruled weak at 3.00 to 3.50, but closesa catalogue and price list. Address
would constitute a sort of grain-pipe line. HASTINGS &, WYLIE,
shade firmer. Florida okra in good demand -
THE COSMOPOLITAN also points out ,the i Interlachen, Fla.
but New Orleans moves slowly. the probable abolition of street-cars be-
Norfolk peas have shown a wide range in horseless whichcan I
fore the coming carriage,
quality and value; a few fancy have sold be operated by a boy on asphalt pave- CHERRIES IN FLORIDA.Cherries .

up to 3.00 to 3.50, but many are too poorto ments at a total expense for labor, oil,

exceed 1.50 to 2.50 per basket. String and interest, of not more than one dollara
beans sold well early in the week at 1.25 cannot be raised in Florida, butORANGE'S

to 1.50, with wax occasionally higher, day. -_, ._____
but with much larger receipts of late It gives us pleasure to call our readers'
prices have eased off, and at the close attention to an article that has solid mer- CHERRY PLUMcooked

general sales are at 75c to 1.00 for both it, namely, Brown's Bronchial Troches.

Virginia and Charleston, though wax are For more than a hundred years a sterling
quite scarce and selling up to 1.25 to 1.50 character, honesty of purpose and wise in any form or made into pies, tarts, jellies, jam, sweet pickle, preserves,

when fancy, and higher in instances. dealings have characterized the house etc., are fully equal or superior to the best cherries of the North. The tree is an

Florida beans have been large and coarse : manufacturing this excellent and popu- enormous bearer, ripening its fruit for six or eight weeks in July or August.

and slow sale at low figures; green offer- lar article. The same determination to """ '"-' n
ing today at 50 to 75c and wax 75 to 1.00 do everything well has marked for near-
"It Is a puzzle to everybody. Half plum and half cherry In quality and appearance. You hare a roa
per crate. Cucumbers, Florida, crate, ly fifty years the manufacture and sale of treasure.-Farmer and Fruit Grower.

1.50 to 3.00. FRENCH & Co. these famous troches. Every speakerand "The Cherry Plum Is a valuable acquisition! to our list of fruits "Florida Agriculturist.
> singer knows their immense value, "Cooked it Is equal, we believe superior to the Early Richmond the most valuable of all cherries for
all to tell of their worth The sauce Is very rich In coloring and flavor and richer the
and are ready aveshnothing ain cherry
1
Citrus Fruits. of the cherry,and free from the strong acidity of the plum and to be desired
for colds and sore throats. But public line."-Halifax Journal.
NEW YORK, November 9.-Oranges are speakers and singers are not the only -T

in slow demand; Jamaicas, repacked 4.50 ones who derive great benefit from the trees 4 to 5 feet well branched, 65 cents each $6 dz.
to 6.00 per barrel; boxes, 3.00 to 3.75; use of Brown's Bronchial Troches. The About 200 fine budded pr

Havana, original 3.00 to 3.25 per barrel. general public"are not slow to show appreciation ,'TM.< J t. ORANGE;,

Pines are in light receipt, and the marketis of a good thing. The immensesale Manville, Fla.

easy ; the range is from 5.00 to 12.00 of these troches proves the truth of

for strawberry. Lemons are steady, with this statement. Wo can unhesitatingly THE LAKE GEORGE NURSERIESare

fair supply; Fancy Sicily 800s bring 3.75 recommend them to our readers, thus i

to 4.75; choice 360s, 2.75 to 3.50; Fancy following the example of ministers and offering a fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for season of'95 and 96, including a limited supply of
300s, 4.75 to 5.25; choice 300s 2.75to 4.25; regular physicians.who know their value
Malagas 2.75 to 4.75. for affections of the throat. GENUINE BqONE'S' EARLY TREES AND BUDS
& Seccomb sold at auction No-
Brown .
Also Grape Fruit, Tardiffs. Magnum Bonum, Mediterranean Sweet, Bessie. Tangerine and
vember 9: Ex ss. Andes, 1,000 barrels US. ,We sell your Poultry, Veals, common Orange, Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca Lemon. Grown to stakes. All on Sour
Jamaica oranges at 8.00 to 8.62J ; 325 Fruits and all produce at high- stocks Write for prices to
boxes Jamaica oranges at 1.70 to 2.80. TRY rioes. DAILY UETURNS.'or8tenol&1 write 'fiC'o "-'" BA I INS 8. SOI TFJ.
and
references
prices
Also 57 boxes grapefruit at 1.50 to 4.62J! ; ,..,...- Jf. :(. }A: UJ; & SQflS? 183: lade ijli.. N.Y. Georgetown, Fla.



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Florida's Opportunity.Mr. act mechanically to generate humus, I I Into this section of Louisiana thereis Some of our pineapple I growers are

I J absorb and husband nitrogen, carbon, a heavy immigration of poor farmers fertilizing vigorously to insure a good

) F. B. Moodie says he receives etc., as, well as prevent the sun from I j who quickly get rich in the rice-grow. crop next summer, while others are

letters concerning tobacco cul- evaporating these from the soil. Therefore ing industry.Industrial American. trusting to Providence to grow applesfor

l ture many in Florida, asking for directions, composts of muck, stable, co v- -- ...nn-_ them. Providence, however, has

for seed, what kind of soil, fertilizer, pen, manure and cotton seed, whole Analysis of the Pineapple. no contract to furnish commercial fertilizers -

etc., are necsssary for its production.There or crushed, are the safest and only reliable In' a recent i issue of your paper I and the result will be small ap-

is no plant for which sciencehas fertilizers to apply in additionto see a, suggestion"from C. D. Munson ples, small profits, large grumblingsand

done more in the last ,ten years, the treatment of the old land as'in of Ankona, to have an analysis of the Florida abused.-Eden item in

particularly the cigar leaf type. It the foregoing. pineapple made to better determine Florida Star.
the ffrtilizer'to'use
proper or more 1./
the of free and com-
quality proper SINGERS AND ARTISTS GENERALLY are
bustion is lacking, all other qualitiesare Rice Lands in Florida. properly.speakingt the, right proportion users of "Brown's Brochial Troches" for
There, is that of the,different chemicals essen- Coughs Colds Hoarseness and Throat
of no avail., This is ,attained .by a widespread, opinion ,
planting in proper'soil, and using only large areas of swamp lands in Florida tial in'a complete fertilizer. I enclose Irritations. They afford. instant relief.

those fertilizers constructed to apprqxb. can be made available for rice culture. herewith a copy of analysis of 'the Avoid imitations.

mate the virgin alluvium. It must not We were so impressed with this belief pineapple 'and plant made for me .G. .

be forgotten that sandy soil is indis- that we have made during the last few several years: ago by'the State' chemist, FERTILIZE ?

pensable to a fine and silky texture; months extensive examinations 'of which you may publish for the benefit

while calcareous ,soils are suitable for these lands, and were surprised to find 'of the growers who may 'wish, as Mr. ::5 ECONOMICALLY *

plug tobacco. them worthless {for rice culture under Munson, to determine the proper proportions PROFITABLY THE AND EFFECTIVELYBY V

presentmehods| as the old rice plantations when mixing their fertilizers; =
The kiln-drying, or flue-curing : NITRATE it SODA
method is best for bright, plug wrappers of. the Carolinas, and Georgia. ANALYSIS Leaves and !
but cigar leaf' must always be When these swamp lands are re Fruit. Stalk. Y they Nearly contain all fertilizers too little are NITROGEN ineffective("ammo-because

air-dried, and that as humid as possi claimed the muck soil is so deep that, Oxide.of iron and aluminum 7.02 1.46 10 2 36.83 < nia"Add)a and little this NITRATE little in OF an SODA insoluble to these form.and
after:' being flooded_ during 'the rice I Limo.-.......25.82 26.15 q' the result will be astonishing.
ble.
i Magnesia....... 7.04 23.02 A PAMPHLET FREE SW&:
The Cuban war has cut off the '96 growing period, they become soft :'to. Sulphuric acid..;:., 4,73: 5.07 to use nitrate,and how to buy and use fee
districts such that it is ':to Phosphoric acid 12.88 10.10 \ tilizers most economically. AddressS.
depth impossible
in a
of leaf '
cigar many .... .
crop Potash. ; 30 30 15 60Soda M.Harris, Moreton Farm(W.O.),New York
and the increased export duty will drain them quick enough to use nia- 3.89 .3.67 .__ t 0e. c.r (. ).
increase the.price. chinery i in saving the crops. -Florida Star. wwv
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A practical Louisiana planter tried
substitute -
That ,Florida can produce a
rice growing on the muck lands Very Dry. WORK
be near QUICK
for Havana should.not longer ,
questioned, since it has been for the Kissimmee, Fla., and lost a fortune Jin Some amusing statements are told In selling and paying for Fruits and Veg
past decade sold as such, under 'dis- his efforts to make a success. If 6f the effects of the drought in the etables shipped to us is our motto. WE
these lands 'had l subsoil 1 that GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
guise. I have sold several crops to a clay North. FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
Cuban factories and they will testify would not get soft when flooded, and I The Milford, Penn., Dispatch says : BUY our OURSELVES.experience They without are protectedby defaulting

that the Vuelta ,Abajo ,seed importedfrom dry quickly,when the water was turnedoff At Rock Hill, Sullivan county, the a dollar.40 years Enquire as to our standing
the result 'would have been and financial stability which any bank or
little ice dried
Cuba properly cultivated, fertil- very ponds are completely merchants having mercantile reports can
ized and manipulated, i. e. "cured" as different. up, and Farmer Cuddeback, whose verify-then try us-WE; BELIEVE OUR

they do in Cuba, may even be made The area of lands suited to growing pond was stocked with German carp, your METHOD name WILL for our qlota SATISFY; ;ions.YOU.Stencil Send and

by experts to excel much: ordipary rice on which machinery can be used had the misfortune to lose his entire cards free., Letters promptly answered.

Havana. But there have been so will not 'be enlarged by the drainage buckwheat crop. The carp, go- FRENCH & CO.,

many novices trying 'to cultivate,and companies now at work in Florida, ing overland in search of water, passed ,

manipulate cigar leaf in Florida that and those, desiring engage in this through his buckwheat field, and be- 116 Warren St,, New York.

necessarily many discouraging failures lucrative business must look elsewherefor ; ing hungry as well as dry, cleaned'' it .y ESTABLISHED: 1855.

have been made. muck their lands rice lands.however The reclaimed up as 'slick as a horde grasshoppers/ > ...................."'Y................,,.....................
are, very valuable could have done. '
tobacco in
The
plantation
largest for other The Bradley Redfleld. Eugene B. Redfleld.
especially
,
purposes, Cincinnati Times-Star
the United States is in Florida, and I suggests ESTABLISHED 1871. .
growing vegetables for northern'mar 'that the editor was'entirely too modestin
its the
SON
;
proprietors largest.cigar'manu REDFIELD & ,
facturing firm in the United States, kets.We omitting the* climax, which was tHat
i and are annually increasing their acre have the names ,and address:of the carp were promptly afflicted with Commission Merchants
"
a nuniber of,growers who last year received buckwheat itch and scratched off all

age.The from $200 to $730 net per acre their'scales. -AND-
{ New York "Herald" of -
Sep- ......
for their tomatoes, and at this time the Fruit 'Auctioneers t
rember 8, says, Florida will be called Recuperation. ,
plants for' the next which will
crop
upon to supply the shortage, result, -- 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Jo.
reach the New York and Chicago markets
ing from the Cuban war. Those who have gathered statisticssay We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
in January and February, have either at private sale (which has heretofore.been
As the object should be to supplythis that cent of the
been set out and are growing rapidly 90 per orange our custom) or by the auction system (recently
shortage of Havana tobacco, of groves in the State will be' restored. added to our business)i as you may desire.
This refers to Dade countFlorida
course we should plant only Cuban Within a few years, therefore, Florida FOR RENT.
which will in the near future be the
seed, the most desirable of which i is ( farmers will be able to smile at the disaster '
the Vuelta Abajo which is good both I banner county for early' vegetables, of the winter' of 1895. Duringthe THE ALGONQUIN HOTEL,
lemons and other
for wrapper and filler; whereas Sumatra pineapples, tropicaland spring and summer the :heaviest At St. Augustine.
sub-tropical fruits, but as a rice- furnished.. Apply to G. S. Mesecve,
and other varieties planted for / provision crop ever known in this Completely
growing section, its soil is not adaptedto St. Augustine, Fla. .
do ''make fillersas State and the
not 'so
wrappers good was grown, people are
its growth unless it is to be cut by
the Vuelta. far the FOR SALE.
'' now independent so as necessaries
The commissioner of agriculture at Hand, which'has proven expensive, of life are concerned. All of THE OCEAN VIEW HOTEL
as shown by abandoned ,
Tallahassee should i plantar this been accomplished within 8
begin now to lay has ,
tions' in Georgia and South Carolina. At St. Augustine.
in a good supply of this seed. months from the time when the orange -
The value of ]lands having a clay Completely furnished. Right on the Bay.
The local factories in Florida'will subsoil and in other suitablefor growers believed that they Rare Bargain Apply to Capt. W. S. M. Bukham
respects St. Augustine or toCHAPIN
had been ruined for life. Few States
probably demand ten times the
pro- rice-growing: has advanced
rapidly, could bear such disaster 'for few FARM AGENCY,
a
duct of Florida before the war ,
present and will continue to do the
so, as area '
and its ,ruins cease to cause; a,shortageof is limited, and t the, profits ,are. greater possess, sucji' natural advantages.- 3-23-tf St. Augustine, and Boston.

twenty' times 'much as Florida,is than can be made from any other cereal Florida Citizen.,- ",-, ..*.*. FRUIT TRESS.FOR : .
likely to produce. So get ready to crop. Purifying Water.

sow seed in January and February.In The twine-binder has revolutionized :SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.

Western and Middle Florida the 'the production of rice in this country, So generally is the prevalence of Write for Catalogue and price list.JENNINOS' .

best time to sow seed is 'from the 'first enabling growers to successfully com; typhoid and other fevers the result of NURSERY CO.,

of January to the first of March. Commercial pete with'other countries having much drinking'impure' water, 'in various'parts "h'nl1a.vnh, lIa.F'ARMER' .

fertilizer, a rule, must, be? cheaper labor. > of the country, it is well to avoid any ; SAW MILL
avoided in cigar leaf,tobacco. Let all Western Louisiana is one of the such results by boiling all drinking '

efforts to enrich the soil be done with most prosperous sections( of the Unions; voter and letting it cool. This effectually : I I s works with 4 successfully h, pi, also

the sole view of restoring the original made so by lice culture. Lands which destroys all disease germs, Grinding Mills

properties of the soil, which, of course, to-day are selling at from $25 to $So and 'should be, practiced; .where'', thereis and Water Wheels.

were all from vegetable sources ; com- per acre were not saleable ten years any d9tt\ !>t 9f the purity of the wa DeLoach Mill Mfg.'Co..

plete shading and mulching which ago at over $1.25 per acre. ter. 323 Highland, Ave., Atlanta, Ga.



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SCIENCE FOR YOUNG FARMERS. Q. How does sulphate of potash

differ from muriate? .. ..C'ICS'

Phosphorus and Potassium. A. It is a compound of potash with

From Florida Ruralist. sulphuric acid,:and kainit,. a sulphateof Fertilizers for Fall Crops ,
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lower grade. -
Q. What plant constituents is the : should contain a high of Potash
soil most likely to be deficient in ? Q. What is one of the most valua- { percentage to !

A. Phosphorus, potassium and nitrogen ble forms of potash? ; insure: the: largest yield and a permanent enrichment :
A. It is a compound of potash with j
the latter of which was treatedin of [the soil.
nitric acid, commercially known as
the September number. nitrate of potash Write for our "Farmers' Guide," a 142-page illustrated book. It i
or saltpeter.
Q. Where is phosphorus found? Q. Where .is' it found? Is brim full of useful information for farmers. It will be sent free, and :
A. Usually in combination with will make and, Address
. A. In South America and it is also save you money. i
,
lime, soda, potash and other bases. produced in soil'' GERMAN KALI WORKS. 93 Nassau Street,New York.
any containing decaying I
What is the of
Q. most common
these combinations? vegetable matter and potash. _' e. e e __ '" i
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A. Phosphate of lime. II I
The Hog at Seneca JOHN, L. MARVIN, {
Q. Where are the largest deposits ? I
President.
A. In South Carolina and Florida.Q. We have been reading ,accounts of( {H..T. BAYA, THOS. W. CONRAD,. I
What is their origin? the razorback in your columns 'fromtime Cashier. Assistant Cashier.

A. In sea and other animals, phos- to, time and ''we spmpathize CAPITAIi $100,000.

phatic guanos, etc., etc. with:.those,,who are over' run. with these

Q. What other sources of phos- brutes. 'During the past few weeks, THE MERCHANTS'' NATIONAL BANK !
'
phate? the hog question has arrived at blood ,

A. More than half the dry substanceof heat( :in this section, The hog ownsers JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA i
,
animal and human bones consists of have been holding meetings' in ,

lime, and, nearly one-half of this is this place Ft. Mason, and other Respectfully' solicits your: Deposits Collections and Geneva !

phosphoric acid.- It is also obtained points. We cannot report what action Banking $usiness.CORRESPQNDENQE 1

from flesh and other animal tissue and they take at these meetings, they seem I
INVITED. IDIREO i
animal manures.Q. to keep all a secrect. One young ;

Are there other compounds of man of the anti hog faction put in an I rORFJ I I

phosphoric acid ? appearance at one of their open air John L. Marvin A. B. Campbell. Chas. Marvin,
H.iT. Baya, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald
A. Yes meetings, but he invited to with-
of was
phosphate magnesia '
M..
Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers. W. Davidson,
phosphate of soda, phosphate of pot: ,draw.A Or' H. Robinson, John E. H.artrldR'e.SAVINGS .
ash, and it is a byproduct in the,man- few days ago a small pig belong-

ufacture of iron, called basic slag, or ing to one of the hog ring was found
AND TRUST BANK
odorless phosphate.Q. crippled. Notice was at once.sent to ,

Are the 'deposits in South Carolina the rest of the ring when they turned

,}Florida and other places availablefor out in dress parade; at least eight of .' OF F ORIDA,

plant food? them turned out on horseback, some JACKSONVILLE.
of them armed with CAPITAL $50,000. "
shotguns. They ,
A. They are not. The compound

"phosphate of '''lime" wherever found made quite a brave display. They ROBINSON, President. W.J. HAKKISHEIMER, VlcePresWM

as a natural product is firmly fixed, \tracked the poor little crippled pig RAWLINSON, Cashier, .
into a sink belong to Justice W. H.
and does not readily yield up its phosphoric -
Miller of this
place. This seemed' DIRECTORS :
acid to the use of plants.Q. .
How is phosphoric acid set free? satisfy them in their search, so they H ROBINSON, J. HILDHBRAND I', P. E. McMURRAY,
put the blame on Justice Miller. Our W.J. HARKISHEIMER, PHILIP WALTER, R. H. LIGGETT,
A. The combination is broken by J. A. HENDERSON, C.C. ROBERTSON, W. B. OWEN.

the,use of sulphuric acid, which forces gentlemanly justice tried to convincethe Collections made on all points Florida and Remitted for on day of Pay-
the
some of the lime to part with its phosohoric =' I owner of unfortunate pig that ment. Active and,Savings Accounts Solicited. Interest Paid on

acid. and enters with this lime he could not kill his Die without ....-." ".....n..rYe" ..:!..
violating his oath of offie. All he
into union of lime
a new sulphate :or
gypsum. By more use of sulphuric abused could say in availed nothing; he was FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.
a shameful manner,
acid a simple phosphate is formed,
which readily enters into other combinations being called a liar repeatedlyand .

making it suitable for plant regularly "cursed out" as An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
the saying is. This time they madea best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL$300. BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange/ is fully 'prepared to supply boxes and paper on
food.Q.. Is soft phosphate, or ground blunder, as Judge Miller took the order. Write for price list and terms. ,
pains to look for the track of the pig -:OFFICERS :-
rock available for
phosphate plant GEO. R. FAIRBANKS President. D.' GREENLEAF, Vice-President.
food? going into this sink, and he found it. ALBERT M.IVIES,Gen'l Mgr.and Treas. M. P. ,TURNER Secretary.::
He showed it to quite a number of DIREOTORS-Geo. R. Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E.G. Hill Bradford Co.; Dr. E. E. Pratt
A. Not for a long time, if at all, HillsboroCo.; John Fabyan, Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher Orange Co.; D. Greenleaf, Duval Co.;
unless there are constituents in the witnesses, then covered it carefully i J. D. Mead, Duval Co.; A. Brady Brovard Co.; F.' G. Sampson, Marion Co. ; C. V. Hillyer,
for future reference. He also coveredup Marion Co.; John M. DryanJ.Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. S. Moreman St.
soil, which are not usually found in Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, Volusia Co.;Irving Keck Polk Co.
a portion of its trail out of the sink Address'all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jaoksonville, Fla Stencils,
Southern farms.
with full packing and shipping instructions furnished on application.
Q. How are bones made availablefor that the hog- men found,' so that the
food? two can be compared at any time, i il t
plant JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
needs be. He then proved 'his inno- ,
A. and dissolved
By being ground ;
by being imbedded unleached ashes cence, beyond a doubt.
,
kept wet for six months or a year, or The owner of the pig, after threatening Grocers and Commission MerchantsDEALERS

by being broken up and placed in fresh Justice Miller, tried.to scare him

.horse manure, the fermentation of into paying him for the pig, but the IN

which in time reduces them to plant Justice called his attention to Section Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,
2420, on page 782, of the Revised

food.Q.. Where is potash found? I Statutes, which covers the case, and Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.

,A. It appears in fresh wood ashes, subjects Mr. Pig-owner to imprisonment .
F:10111ida
Jack:sonvi11e: : :
corn cobs and cotton-seed hull ashes, not exceeding ten years in the ,
State .
and these are the best forms known in prison.Right PRICE-LIST OF" WHISKIES
Brother Miller;; go for him, :
which potash can be applied to the and the will MANONGAIIRIARYE......................$150 CABINET BOURBON... ....... ..... .f6 oo
court sustain ,you. ... ... ... .. .....,...........o.. ..
soil for plant food. PARKER..... .. .. .... .. .. 175 J MARTIN VU. .. ....... 300
MANY CITIZENS. ORANGE VALLEY........... ...... ...... :a 00 VIRGINIA GLADES.................,....... 4 00
Q. In what other form is potash SPRINGVALLEYBALTIMORE ......... ................. :350 OLD BOURBON................... ..... 500,
Seneca, Lake .County, Fla. ,CORN,.... .................. :a 00 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH................ 5 oo''
found? -- fH'. ----- NORTHCAROLINLCORN... ............. :a 50 OLD BAKER..... ... ...................... 500
A. In chloride of potassium. Thisis Mason Noble and A. B. Hurst are CLIFTON CLUB....... ...... .......,.....300 lIONTROSEVnLVETRYE..600I

found in sea water, and at the salt plowing forty acres of.land which' they I EXTRAS: One gallon ago; two gallon, 5oc; three gallon, 75C. Remit by post-office
money order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order. .
mines in Germany. intend to set out to cassava, to be
Groceries,and Wine List, sent free on application.
A complete price-list
Q. What is this compound called made into starch.-Lake Helen itemin

A. Muriate of potash. DeLand ,News. JOHN CLARK, SON, &\ CO.

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ii i!i" The Atlanta Exposition. for the good of ,the hog, and l woe betide I DORMANT. BUDS Many' to choice order varieties on fine stocks of at Citrus lowprices.

, the .unfortunate biped who shall GRAPE VI Fruits. Save money by placing your order now
r few for,future delivery. Phrenix Nurseries, ''Braid-
; We again had the pleasure' a in any way transgress the laws made Largest Stock In the entown, Fla. 10 12-4
days at Atlanta and find the Exposi. for its benefit. You can easily secure Introducer of nnrlTallejlniw

: tion practically complete. It seems immunity if '''you taKe the life of your ( ..$RedJacLet otUefree. Geo.S.Gooseberry"o8seIrDP'redoDla.N.: feFar: Carrant.J. Y.. BRONZE Turkeys Pekin, Ducks.Indian Games Eggs }in Black season.Lang-A

: almost incredible that the South has fellow man while burglarizing your few quarts of McNeil Peas at 81.00 per quart, 50
" cents a pint, postpaid. Mrs. W. H. Mann
made the progress that is shown by house, but there is no immunity.if you CELERY PLANTS. Mannville, Fla. 10-12-12

the exhibits.We shoot Master Hog when he-is robbing SEE our prices on improved varieties of Pomelo

were highly pleased with the your farm or garden. The farmer or ery For Plants the many instead of of our the customers tedious process who wish of Cel-try this column. J. W. &P. D. Waite.

exhibit of Florida's resources at the gardener: does not. plant for the needsof Ing to raise the crop from seed, we have made FOR SALE for cashtime or hade,orange groves,
arrangements with a practical celery grower in and timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka,
but with the loads of
beginning, car 'I his family, at least he is very fool- Florida to furnish good stro-'g: stocky plants Fla. 3-n-i6t
, material that have been brought inI ish if he labors under such a fallacy, ready for setting in the open ground at 75 cents
per too, postpaid. By express, not prepaid,$5.00 THOUSAND Grapefruit Seedlings for
I the past month the exhibit is a magnificent for the law compels him to turn over per 1000. Plants cau be furnished from now FIFTY, 3j y ars old, 4 to 5 feet high;will dor-
I one. The West Florida exhibit his when to Mr. until December 1st. mant bud to order. Have a few budded to the
crops grown support
seedless graref-uU. These trees are fine, and
of deciduous fruits in the Agri-- Razorback. H. G. HASTINGS & CO., for sale very reasonable indeed, as we expect to
deserves Interlachen, Fla. quit the nursery business. Come and see them
cultural Building especial Fence
them
against You might as before buying elsewhere. Bowyer& Stephens,
t mention, as it has distanced Californiain well tt)' to fence out the chameleon or THE IM Lakeland. I+la. 9-21-10

almost every line of fruits. Thisis crow, for there is no fence they cannot VICTOR .CTRAWBERRY; PLANTS. Two acres of them.

evident to every visitor who is un go through or over, and they only Deep grown and vigorous, Alabama New-
nans and Clouds. Prices on application, accord-
prejudiced and Californians have been wait until the crop is about ready for !i _. INCUBATOR ing to quantity. G W. Jennings, Lawtey, Fla.9I4tI .

aware of the fact that in all proba- harvest when they enter the field and t, ",-:: Hatches Chickens by Steam..
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bility they will be outclassed in the reap it. Our attention is called anew Absolutely self.regalatln. WANTED. An agent in every township to
Cate- cheapestfrstmlaseHattccher Corn Sheller Address
Cyclone
and
production of peaches, pears and to this pestilence by ,the hogs harvesting logos' In the market. Circulars free, Farmer and Fruit Grower, Jacksonville, Fla. tfFon.

plums by West Florida, just as they Alexander Muir's crop of sweet I cents? GEO.ERTEL&CO.QulDc7.IlL
SALE Two Leon county farms, 480 acres
have been outclassed in orange pro- potatoes last week. Mr. Muir is a ego acres. Excellent fo stock raising and

duction by the orange belt of Florida. poor man, and however charitable he FraUdBRSFrUItWrappers. tobacco Fla. growing. W B. Clarkson,Jacksonville 8-24-tf ,

Great interest is manifested in maybe, and however much he may _

Florida products and an exhibit as desire to acknowledge the sovereign CITRUS NURSERY. Parson TREES Brown. AND Stark's BUDWOOD Seedless,

good as this in Chicago would have rights of Mr. Hog, it is a very great NO MORE CHEATING. Jaffa, Tangerine, King, Tardiff, Grape Fruit,

been worth millions to the State. hardship for him and his children to such Villa as Franca Nonpareil I emons, Majorca and other, St. varieties Michael,,

Unless we are greatly mistaken bestow his whole crop. Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may 'Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. L.

j Florida will carry off a goodly portionof Self defence is said to be the first now know that they get an honest ream'' series Duncan, Dunedin, Manager, Fla., Milwaukee Groves and 8-i7-tf Nur-
of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 sheetsto
the honors. : law of nature, and if some of the hogs ream as some unscrupulous dealers ANEW; deal on wire netting. Prices cut in
Again would we urge on our readers get hurt while our vegetable We pay freight. Write for our lates
i growersare supply.
price-list. E. W Amsden Ormond, Fla. 7-i-tft
<< to visit Atlanta if they possibly can. endeavoring to use moral suasion

A visit there is worth many times its and reason with them as to their ways, OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed TI make GHMA stock'S eat CONDITION and grow fat.POWDERS Given as will a

J cost. we shall not shed any tears but let our in drench to stock that will not eat. Sample pack-
Wrappers are put up packagesof age by mail 35 cents. W. G. Tilghman, Palatka,
-- S. legislators wear the crape.-Halifax 1000 each, and each Wrapper is Fla. 6-29-20
Laws Which Should be Expunged numbered in
printing consecutively
Journal. IRRIGATED GROVE; 100 acres. TO years set
from the Florida Statutes. ...we:-- from 1 to 1000. No one can : 50 in other fruit trees, etc.
Don't Trim Postal Cards. For sale at a sacrifice. Address "K," The Palms,
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HONESTLY BEATour Lane Park, Lake County, Fla. 4 2-9m
The twelve hundred inhabitant
cat- It is ruled by the postal authoritiesthat IF ANY ONE who has been benefited by the
tle law. of Dr William's Pink Pills will write to
; any reduction of the size of the prices. Send for sampler) and prices THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, they will receive -
The five hundred inhabitant hog card toTHE information that will be of much value and
by.clipping off
postal rounding
interest to them.
law.The I the corners, or otherwise, will subjectthe JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO.
law in the transfer of ,
requiring
TO MAKE HENS LAY-There isnothinglikeBowker's
that the wife should be receiver of the card to a charge of JERSEY CITY, N. J. Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Flor- .
? property ex- ida last Hundreds of testimonials.
one cent on delivery. This makes a year. : For
amined separate and apart from her N. B.-We do not deal in imprinted particulars, write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla.
husband. postal card equivalent to, letter post- wr .nper. I ,ioi3tfBUDWOOD.

The first two are driving men and age. Many people enclose postal Cheater White, I Jaffa, Hart's Tardiff, Centennial,
cards to correspondents in envelopes 'tere&l BERKSHIRE: A Poland China Bonum, Old Vini. MediterraneanSweet
capital from the State and preventingmen & 1>108. Jersey,Guernsey Hoi- Maltese Blood, Maltese Oval,Homosassa
stein Cattle. Thoroughbred Majorca, Nonpariel, Washington Navel,SanfordNavel
and capital from coming into the
There has probably never been so __ and Sheep House t Fancy Dogs. Catalogue.Hunting at $6 per 1000, 75 cents per 100. Also
State. favorable an outlook at this time of 8. W. SMIT ochranvllle. Chester Co., Pa.' Dancy Tangerine, Satfuma, Amory's Blood,
DuRoi Blood, Pierce's Ruby, Improved,
'i The requirement of the third statute the year as at present for a profitable and Mammoth Shaddock Royall ts, and Eu-
CENT-A- WORD COL UMN.RATES. reka and Genoa
has been recinded in transfers of Lamb Imported Sicily Lemonsat
vegetable season. The acreage is not $7.50 per looo $1.00 per 100 delivered. Buds
Florida property made in other States so large as it has been, while the de .-Twenty words, name and address guaranteed free from white fly and true to name,
and from bearing trees. w. K. Trimble, Braid-
where in States but
not required those mand is constantly and rapidly grow- one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents'' Noth- entown, Manatee Co., Fla. 10-12-4

is pronounced unconstitutional from ing. This must mean high prices for ing taken for less than 25 cents. )\ .-Orders for spring delivery now
the fact that the subject of the enact- Advertisements for this column MUST be pre- being booked. Ten per cent with order, bal-
what will be Courier I
grown.-Bartow ance when buds are ordered shipped. Pineapple,
ment is not indicated in the title. Informant. paid. $is per 1,000 King, Parson Brown, Waite's Early
The flaws in titles of that class shouldall Send no stamps larger than two cents. Prolific $10 per :ooo. Magnum Bonum, Jaffa,
Blood,St.Michael Blood Hart's
Initials and figures count'as one word. Tangerine Ruby ,
be removed by act of the legislature. Ten car loads of hickory logs are to .. _. Tardiff, Navel Sanford's Mediterranean $7 per
per 1,000. Walters' Josselyn!! Triumph. Auran-
be from Fernandina
sent within a few 400| ACRES OF LAND. 40 cleared and tium, Pomelo, $8 per 1,000. Marsh Seedless, $20
days to London, England: The shipment fenced, i3% miie to station, $ioo best of per iooo. Small orders solicited at reasonablerat
Our Master-The Hog. furniture; to exchange for Florida property. J. s June buds for sale. White Fly not knownin
will doubtless be made on a Brit-- Seward Brown, Quintette, Escambia County this section. J, W. & F. D. Waite, Belleview,
ish steamsnip now in port loading with Florida. 11-16-3 Fla. 10266.
The vegetable and farmerin ROAD LAW in neat pamphlet
grower phosphate rock. Other J and larger ship- TIin-FLORIDA, by mail. Storrs & Storrs, Prin- Fj OR- SALE CHEAP. Bangor box sides, clear,
Florida has no rights that the hogis ments of a similar nature will follow ters, DeFuniak Springs,Fla. 11-16-3 seasoned heads and orange wraps, manilla
and colors. Invoiced at $3500.00. Will sell the
bound to respect. Men may be soon. WANTED, position as foreman in an orange lot very, very cheap or will sell any quantity de-,
created free and equal but that does t 4 care taker of property' by man of sired. Parties in need of box material, now is
experience. Best of references. Address chance to save Address E. H. Mote
fas. your money. ,
not include Mr. and Mrs. Razorbackand Lightfoot & Sinclair, of Seffner, are Nelson, Ozona, Fla. 11.1 6.3 Leesburg, Fla. 10-19-4

man has no inalienable rights that shipping eggplant. They have shipped
ORANGE BUDWOOD from fifteen ((15)) choice I I am selling out stock of
may conflict with their pleasures.Our about 100 boxes, and are realizing fair varieties. Identity and satisfaction ATTENTION and White Leghorns my, including ,
guaranteed at 14,50 thousand. Harts ban-
Florida legislature does not legis- prices. They have the finest in the ana plants 5 cents. per Address, Earl W. Martin, breeding Island Poultry pens.Yard Write, Fernandina quick and, Pla.get prices.11-2-3

late for the good of the people, but vicinity, and with favorable seasons, Braidentown. Manatee county, Fla. 11-9-3 KOOK LOOKI $r.25 per acre will buy 161 acres
will boxes. BERMUDA ONION PLANTS for sale at $1.50 first class pine land in sec. 4, t 16 s, r 23'
likely or
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get 1,500 2,000, per Orders for five thousand or east. Well timbered, title perfect. Also 8 ooo
Do know farm over at $1.25 per thousand. Chubb & Ward, one year old Parson Brown Orange, Carney
you a good D. U. Fletcher, who is interested in Winter Park, Fla. 11-9-3 Lemon and Grape Fruit buds. Write for prices.M. .
PINEAPPLE PLANTS per dozen or &; J. II. Turnley, Excelsior Nurseries, Lake
and fruit paper'vhen you see a sisal hemp plantation below Lake V thousand. Large seedling orange trees and Weir, Fla. 11-3-9

Worth, states that the plants are thriv- Kieffer pears only $2 per 100. Giant Bamboos SALE. A Poland-China Boar, seven
it ? Let us send the only 25 cents. Dwarf bamboos, 10 c. Caladium FOR old. Will weigh about
you well and will be 150 pounds.
they
ing soon pro- and Lilly. bulbs only $7.50 per barrel, 5 cents Raised in Florida. Price $ro.oo, W. H, Powers,
ductive. The old each. Roses. Palms, etc., almost given away.
plants are Fla tf
Rural New-Yorker this week. now Camphor seed, grandest of shade trees 10 cents Lawtey_. ,
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about three years old. package. Robert G. Bidwell, Orlando, Florida,
'' WOOD for sale of all
Send address Box'147. BUDDING leading vari-
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no .
your ; money.The ---.5.- lemon and grape fruit. Five
Rural A few ripe oranges have been foundin r OR SALE.-Seven S. C. B, Leghorn Cockerels. dollars per thousand, delivered by mail. Safe
New-Yorker, First-class.. 82 each, f. o.b, in Jacksonville arrival guaranteed. Gulick Bros., Riverside,
Citra.
409 Pearl street, New Yoik groves at I M. Chesebro, Flummera, Fla. 10-26-4. California, Formerly of Mt. Pora, Fla. 11947d4



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NEW YORK, BOSTON AND PHILADELPHIA, NEW YORK, CHARUESTON: FliQRSDfl LINES. !


to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and I II I

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

to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. G., !
OCEAN) COMPANY.
STEAMSHIP both ways : '

(STANDARD TIME.)
\ From New York." From Jack on\.tlle,
G. SOrfcRBJIw 2Vte .:n.aee: r>. (Pier 29. R. R.) STEAMER Florida.
Tuesday, Get. 29th, at 3 p m ......... "SEMINOLE"..... ....... Sunday. Nov. 3rd, at 4aoam: :
.' Friday Nov. Ist.at3pm..CHItROKEE. ...... ...Thursday, of 7.h, at 7:00am:
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Monday 4th, at3pm .i "IROQUOIS""IROQUOIS".Sunday, loth, at 10:00: a m
< Wednesday 6that3pm..ALGONQUIN". .... Tuesday I2th, at 12.oo n'n
Friday ". 8th, at 3 p m .........."SEMINOLE".. ....Wednesday, I4th, at 12.oon'n i
Tuesday, I2th at3P m ... ....."CHEROKEE"........ ..Sunday, I7th at 5:00am: i
Friday, 15th. at 3 pm......... "IROQUOIS" ..........Thursday, 2ist, at 7:30 a m j
f Monday.II 18th, at 3 p m ....... .. "ALGONQUIN". ........ Sunday.II 4th, at 10:30: a m
WedneSday 20th, at 3 p m........... "SEMINOLE".Tuesday, 26th at 12.00n'n
I Friday, 22d, atapm .... .....'CHEROKEE"............Thursday, U 28th, at 1:30pm: I
Tuesday, 26th, at 3 p m......... ...."IROQUOIS".......... .Sunday Dec 1st, at 4.coam
I\ .:' '. Friday, 29th, at 3 p m."AIGONQUIN".Thursday, 5th, at 6.00am ;
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CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA, Sundays. Close connection made at
'ween Jacksonville and New York: First-class $25.00; Intermediate $19.00; excursion, >843-3''; Charleston
Steerage $12.50. with Clyde Florida Steamers, for business to and from Jacksonville and
I all Florida points.? Also, Philadelphia and interior points via Philadelphia.
(ksonville and Boston or Philadelphia: Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate, 21.00 Excursion $47.30 ;
teerage, $I4.2:. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: -

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;y of Augusta ...... .... .......... .. .......... .............. ...Friday, Nov. ij 4,00a.m. Sanford, ,Enterprise and Intermediate Points on
by of Birmingham .. ............ ... ......- ........ .... ...... Sunday Nov. 3, 6.ooa.m.
;icoocliee .......... ..... .... ....... ........ .... ........ .... .. ......Tuesday, Nov, 5, 6.sop.m. the St. Johns Hirer.
..msas City ... ................ .... .......... .... .................Friday, Nov. 8. 9 30 a. m.
ty of Augusta .. ... .... .... ......... .... .. ..... ........ ... .Sunday, Nov. 10, 11.30 a. m.
ey of Birmingham ......... ............ ............ .............. Tuesday, Nov. 12, i.ooa."m. The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer
coochee ............. ..... ...... .................. ... ...... ........ Friday, Nov. 15, 4.00 a.m. "OITV OF JACKSONVILLE: "
insas City..... .......... .......... ........ .... ..... ............Sunday, Nov. 17, e.ooa.m. ,
ty of Augusta ................ ............ ... ..... ....... ......Tuesday, Nov. 19, 7.00.m. Capt. W. A. SHAW,
ty Birmingham ...... .... .... .... ..... ...... ........... ..Friday, Nov, 22. 9308. m.coochee .
; . ...... ......... .. ... ..... ... ............ .... ....... Sunday,Nov. 24 n.ooa. m. Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays at 3:30p. :
nsas City.................. .......... .................. ....... ....Tuesday, Nov. 26, i.oop. m. and from Sanford
ty of Augusta..... .... ...... .............. .... ...... ........Tuesday, Nov. 29, 3.oopm. m., Mondays, Wednesdays Saturdays at 9:00: a. m.,
Enterprise, 9:30: a. m.

| FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. SOUTHBOUND.
NORTHBOUND.
?''attahoochee ..................... .............. ;........... ... ......Tuesday, Nov. 5, 7.00a.m. Read Down. SCHEDULE Read Up.
Ite City........ ........ .... .... ........ .... ........... . ........ Sunday, Nov. 10, 11.30 a. mtillahasgee Leave ...... .................. Jacksonville........ ...... Arrive
. : ... ......... ... ... ................ ..... ........... Thursday, Nov. 14. 3.30 p. m. 8.4SP 330p.m.m. .................. ...Palatka...... ........:!..... .. ... Leave 8.oop.m.3.30p.m.
''attahoochee... ....;... ... ... ... .. .. ..'... ....: ..:.... Nov. 19 700 a.m 3.ooa. m. ..................... .. .Astor... .................... .,
)Lte City. .. ..... .. .... .. .. .. .. .. .... .... ... ..... ... ...... .......Sunday,Nov, 24 11.00 a. m.'llahassee .i 4.30 a m. ............. ......... St. Francis......................... II 3.30p.m.
... ... .... ........ ....!..... ............ ............ ....Thurday, Nov, 28, 2.00a.m. 5.30 a. m. ........ ..... ..... .........Berresford .... .... ............. ..... "II 12.00 1.30 p.m.noon
II 6.00 a. m ....... ............ ........ Blue Springs...... ...... ............ .. 11.30a.m.
: FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA.These Arrive 8.30 a. m. ...... ........ .. .... Sanford.............. ............ .... II 9.00a. m,
.. 9.25 a. m. .................... .... Enterprise........ ....... ... ...... It 9.30a.m.
( Ships do NOT Carry Passengers.)

tyofMacon ................ ... .... ............. .............. Saturday Nov. 9, IO.30a. m. General Passenger TioketOmoe, 204 West Bay St., Jaoksonvil1e]
.ty of Macon .......... .... .............. ...... ........ ........ ...Tuesday, Nov. 19 7.00 a. m.
ty of Macon .I......... ..I... ........I..... ......11. ....... ......Friday, Nov. 29 3.00 p. m. A. J. COLE Passenger Agent Bowling Green i r ew York.M. .
H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bow ing Green New York.D. .
I D. C. MINK General Freight Agent. 12 :o. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.
THESE PALACE STEAMERS THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager Bowling Gi een, New York.F. .
M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville Fla.
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville Fla.
Florida & Western
Railroad of Georgia, Savannah Railway
with Central ,
nnect at Savannah
Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad. J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville. Fla.WM. .

and Checks to all points North and East. See
rough Bills of fading Tickets Baggage youi
nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,
J. P. BECKWITH, G. F. & P. Agent, New Pier 35 N. R., New York.
L. WALKER Agent C. G.ANDERSON, Agent, 18 South Delaware Avenue. Philadelphia. R Bowling Green. New York.W. .
New Pier No.35, North River, New York. City Exchange Building Savannah, Ga.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Lewis' Wharf, Boston
Philadelphia.W. A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS.
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S.Third Street
L.JAMES Agent, 13
H. RHJJTf, 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.
I.. ADAMS, Gen'l East. Agt. F. C. & P. R. R. A. DeW. SAMPSON, General Agent, ,
353 Broadway, New York. 306 Washington St., Boston.W. .
J. FARRELL,Soliciting Agent. W. E. ARNOLD, Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt.,
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New York City J23 5th Ave. TI'OyN.Y. 3,1.i Broadway Chicago 111. v W. W. Kimball &uo. Dallas, Tex. .. .. . 261 Main St.
Boston, Mass. 45'j:J Washington St. I4cavemvorthl Kan. 521 Delaware S. Philadelphia, Pa. 1308 Chestnut St. San Diego, Cal. 1050
PJttsburg Penn'-,- .;.:...,"" 4 :Wood St. Kansas City, Mo, 206 West Ninth St. San Francisco., Cat Rooms 12 and 14 Flood JJTd Stockton, Cal. .. 255 Fourth Main St:!
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Cincinnati tJ .. .2:1! West Fourth St. New Orleans, La. 731 Canal St. Washington, D. C. 025 Pennsylvania Ave. PittsttoldMass.Madras .. 75 StJ
Detroit, Mich. '.. '.. 67 Monroe Ave. Wilmington, Dol. .. 710 Market St Atlanta Ga. .. 63: Peachtree St. IndiaMontreal. .. .. North. .. !
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Baltimore, Md. r 119'East Baltimore St. Portland, Me. 538 Cougress St. Newark N. J. .. 657 Broad St. Canada 2208 St. Catherine '
Brooklyn. ,, N. Y. 1.' 81)0)' ,Fulton! St. Moxlco City, .. Calle Cadena, No.8' Louisville, Ky. 622 Fourth St Seattle, Wash. . 1018 Second St St.:
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